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Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 59 Minutes Ago
Replies: 7
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Posted By davidnewtonguitars
Chris, you have been a proponent of using factory...

Chris, you have been a proponent of using factory speeds and timings, and I agree. Why now do you give Ilford's chart on Pan F 50 the turn-over? Is this an error on Ilfords part?
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 3 Hours Ago
Replies: 489
Views: 139,798
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
Leica M2 / 7artisans 35/2, PanF 50 in ID11...

Leica M2 / 7artisans 35/2, PanF 50 in ID11 1+1
This is surprising for a iso 50 film. Handheld, but braced, in subdued...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 3 Hours Ago
Replies: 489
Views: 139,798
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
Leica M2 / 7artisans 35/2, PanF 50 in ID11...

Leica M2 / 7artisans 35/2, PanF 50 in ID11 1+1
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Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 3 Hours Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 267
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
I just yesterday dev'd my first 4 rolls of Pan F...

I just yesterday dev'd my first 4 rolls of Pan F 50, 1 roll shot in M2, using a handheld meter, and 3 rolls in M6ttl. ID11 1+1 8.5 min. Not thin, plenty of density, especially in the M6, but I tend...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 6 Hours Ago
Replies: 23
Views: 1,312
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
So I also shot a roll of C-41 before sealing, and...

So I also shot a roll of C-41 before sealing, and the leaks show as red. Per another "leak thread" a red (orange) leak indicates the leak is from behind the film.
After doing my sealing job, I shot a...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 9 Hours Ago
Replies: 489
Views: 139,798
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
New film for me, Ilford Pan F 50 Fishermen at...

New film for me, Ilford Pan F 50 Fishermen at Sabine ship channel.


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Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 1 Day Ago
Replies: 32
Views: 859
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
If I carry my camera on a ride, I change my head...

If I carry my camera on a ride, I change my head from "go fast" to "go slow". I only "carry" 10 or 20 percent of my rides, so when I carry, the point of the ride is to shoot film. Being a...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 1 Day Ago
Replies: 18
Views: 350
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
Our kitchen is my developing lab, and I have made...

Our kitchen is my developing lab, and I have made the decision not to stink it up with c-41 chemistry.
Forum: Tom Abrahamsson of RapidWinder.com 1 Day Ago
Replies: 488
Views: 145,595
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
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Forum: 120 film RF Folders 1 Day Ago
Replies: 52
Views: 6,273
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
This is a stunning portrait!

This is a stunning portrait!
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 2 Days Ago
Replies: 32
Views: 859
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
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Forum: Photography General Interest 2 Days Ago
Replies: 137
Views: 11,333
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
If my vision doesn't change, the 35mm lens, if it...

If my vision doesn't change, the 35mm lens, if it has good sharpness, should do it. As long as the camera body works well, I am happy with that. What the future is, who knows? I don't think there is...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 2 Days Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 282
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
Yeah! Nice group!

Yeah! Nice group!
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 3 Days Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 1,333
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
Thank you Ko.Fe. I have some drafting Mylar film...

Thank you Ko.Fe. I have some drafting Mylar film that I think may work.
So I watched the official 7artsians lens adjustment video and it said to focus the rangefinder on an object at infinity and...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 3 Days Ago
Replies: 32
Views: 859
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
I can't imagine carrying my camera in a handlebar...

I can't imagine carrying my camera in a handlebar bag. After each ride I would have to search in the bag for the screws that fell out, and re-align the rangefinder.
I use a cheap leather shoulder bag...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 3 Days Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 1,333
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
It came with the chart and sort of instructions...

It came with the chart and sort of instructions for digital camera use. I am pretty dense. The only vids I found were for digital also.
Thanks, I will try searching again.
Forum: Photography General Interest 4 Days Ago
Replies: 101
Views: 2,175
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
This is great! Does Leica make gaffer tape? I...

This is great! Does Leica make gaffer tape? I only use Leica accessories on my camera.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 4 Days Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 1,333
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
I got this lens for the M2, and have shot it for...

I got this lens for the M2, and have shot it for exactly 2 rolls. How would I go about testing it to see if the focus needs to be adjusted? What would be a procedure to use?
Forum: Photography General Interest 4 Days Ago
Replies: 101
Views: 2,175
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
Black cameras are ok, but being from the 50's I...

Black cameras are ok, but being from the 50's I like chrome. I like a few "nice camera!" comments, it reminds me one of the reason I have loved photography for so long is the beauty of the...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 5 Days Ago
Replies: 61
Views: 2,523
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
Fresh Film! Great news! I never used Acros, but I...

Fresh Film! Great news! I never used Acros, but I will get 100' if it is reasonable. Don't worry Ilford, I won't forget you ever.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 5 Days Ago
Replies: 31
Views: 1,249
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
I "found" another camera since I wrote that, but...

I "found" another camera since I wrote that, but I put it back in the drawer.

You should try a IIIc, most SM Leica for the money.
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 5 Days Ago
Replies: 1,344
Views: 263,269
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
Thanks! I bought the Summitar for a (gone) Leica...

Thanks! I bought the Summitar for a (gone) Leica IIIc, I like its character. It is a heavy lens but it happens to balance well on the 3M. I like to "churn" FSU cameras because they are easier on the...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 6 Days Ago
Replies: 31
Views: 1,249
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
I got a nice Summitar a couple of years ago for...

I got a nice Summitar a couple of years ago for $300. It needed some haze removed but opening them up for a cursory clean and lube is a piece of cake. There is a good tutorial online.
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 6 Days Ago
Replies: 1,344
Views: 263,269
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
This is a cool, fairly scarce FSU, Zorki 3M, now...

This is a cool, fairly scarce FSU, Zorki 3M, now wearing a spiffy Summitar, fitting and focusing well. This will be my knock-about combo when I'm riding the bike. The only thing that is weird, it is...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 6 Days Ago
Replies: 13
Views: 394
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
Thanks so far guys! It may take more than a...

Thanks so far guys! It may take more than a little encouragement to take the plunge, but I'm all ears.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 1 Week Ago
Replies: 13
Views: 394
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
FPP C-41 Development Kit

I'm thinking about making a mistake and start developing C-41 film, like I have so much time on my hands. Has anyone tried this kit, or is it too new for...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 1 Week Ago
Replies: 109
Views: 45,887
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
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Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 1 Week Ago
Replies: 121
Views: 3,306
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
So this order of 13 rolls of c-41 took 19 days...

So this order of 13 rolls of c-41 took 19 days from when my credit card was charged until the scans hit the drop box, much less than the 30 days it had taken on the previous order.
Forum: Photography General Interest 1 Week Ago
Replies: 35
Views: 662
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
I sold a few cameras and lenses a few months ago...

I sold a few cameras and lenses a few months ago to partially fund a college graduation present for my son. I offered to buy him a better used car, but he said he wanted to keep driving his "beater"...
Forum: Photography General Interest 1 Week Ago
Replies: 35
Views: 662
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
Don't talk about it, just hurry and do it before...

Don't talk about it, just hurry and do it before everyone who is talking about it does it and floods the market and prices plummet.

Then buy a M6ttl and an MP at bargain basement prices.
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 1 Week Ago
Replies: 46
Views: 887
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
Great job Colton, we are so happy you have this...

Great job Colton, we are so happy you have this recognition. Were you able to offer your work for sale there?
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 1 Week Ago
Replies: 121
Views: 3,306
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
All c-41 The price and quality is fine, a 2 week...

All c-41 The price and quality is fine, a 2 week turn around would be acceptable. They charged my card as soon as they received my film, and I am counting calendar days since they received the film.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 1 Week Ago
Replies: 29
Views: 826
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
Loading images to the gallery is more difficult...

Loading images to the gallery is more difficult than it should be. Make it easy and it will flourish.
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 1 Week Ago
Replies: 57
Views: 9,722
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
It has been 4 years, I wonder if the OP has made...

It has been 4 years, I wonder if the OP has made his decision yet?
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 1 Week Ago
Replies: 121
Views: 3,306
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
Does anyone have experience with MEMPHIS FILM...

Does anyone have experience with MEMPHIS FILM LAB, a mail order only company? https://www.memphisfilmlab.org/
It is taking about a month turnaround of 12-15 rolls of c41 & scans for Austin based...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 1 Week Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 397
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
If you can wait until a good III, a thru c, is...

If you can wait until a good III, a thru c, is available on the classifieds here, stated to be in excellent running condition, you will be well served. The f is a different beast because of the flash...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 1 Week Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 623
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
I reported in MY M2 light leak thread (wish the...

I reported in MY M2 light leak thread (wish the M2 leak threads could all be merged) that when I tape the back door the leak disappears. Since I don't want to have to tape up the door at every film...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 286
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
Yes these are from a British television series,...

Yes these are from a British television series, not too old. Not cable, we watch connected, and subscribe to Prime.
Forum: Fixed Lens 35mm RF 1 Week Ago
Replies: 42
Views: 12,327
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
Matt, absolutely love the pictures you have taken...

Matt, absolutely love the pictures you have taken with the Sears 35rf, what a story!
But even more than that, how did you ever drag up this old thread?
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 1 Week Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 655
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
If you press and turn the shutter release button...

If you press and turn the shutter release button it locks the button in release mode and the transport will turn and turn...
Forum: Cameras in the Movies / TV / Media 1 Week Ago
Replies: 141
Views: 35,002
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
On the Prime network: Murder rooms, Mysteries of...

On the Prime network: Murder rooms, Mysteries of the Real Sherlock Holmes season 1: "The Photographer's Chair"
Not so much a particular camera, but a view camera used to take portraits, the subject...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 1 Week Ago
Replies: 18
Views: 725
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
That's funny, and true. There are quite a few...

That's funny, and true. There are quite a few "guitar guys" here at RFF, myself one. We travel in a lot of the same schools, watches, guitars, bicycles, anything shiny with lots of moving parts...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 1,560
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
I bought a container of lithium, synthetic,...

I bought a container of lithium, synthetic, non-migrating helical grease for a few dollars, it should last a lifetime of lens...
Forum: Travel 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 218
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
Great! What else can I say, but I need more...

Great!
What else can I say, but I need more characters.
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 213
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
You will be able to source a screw very easily....

You will be able to source a screw very easily. Gluing the selector in place will be adding insult to injury.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 109
Views: 2,918
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
This has been going on far too long. One is not...

This has been going on far too long. One is not "better", they are beautiful tools for a specific user, and will be chosen for their particular features.

The M2 is for me because I prefer a 35mm...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 213
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
Yes tighten the tiny screw, but you will need a...

Yes tighten the tiny screw, but you will need a tiny screwdriver. Firmly, but do not over-tighten.

Then wind up the shutter, lift and turn the selector counter-clockwise as far as it will go and...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 23
Views: 1,312
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
And here I am a little over a year later with the...

And here I am a little over a year later with the same light leak. This is again stitched together from 2 adjacent frames scanned. On fast film on sunny days, not every frame, but many.
I taped over...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 286
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
Good TV!

On the Prime network: Mysteries of the Real Sherlock Holmes season 1: "The Photographer's Chair"
The critics report "I really like those photographs" (son, photographer)
"Good story" and "the culprit...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 38
Views: 2,466
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
I have just had my first outing with this lens on...

I have just had my first outing with this lens on the M2, it handles better than any other 35 that I have. For some reason I got a $20 discount at B&H with Paypal. I took quite a few shots at...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 205
Views: 23,071
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
Love this one! Like I am standing there.

Love this one! Like I am standing there.
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 232
Views: 48,038
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
On a photo outing, before I take pictures I take...

On a photo outing, before I take pictures I take a general reading in the area I am going to shoot, think about the situations I'll be in, choose my settings and put the meter away. I only re-meter...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 23
Views: 759
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
Really it depends on the individual camera...

Really it depends on the individual camera weather or not you need to trim. I have had several bottom loaders that had no problem with short leaders, even leaders cut square across, like bulk loaded...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 3,585
Views: 907,255
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
I love this picture and I don't know why!

I love this picture and I don't know why!
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 28
Views: 576
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
There are 2 separate curtains, one for "at rest"...

There are 2 separate curtains, one for "at rest" the other "cocked".
One of them may be leaking, and you may be able to see it in a dark room with a torch if you are in the UK, a flashlight in the US.
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 438
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
I never thought of money laundering as the reason...

I never thought of money laundering as the reason one roll of gaffer tape was priced at over a thousand dollars on amazon.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 27
Views: 1,134
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
Great rant!

Great rant!
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 25
Views: 804
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
The only thing I don't like about it is the meter...

The only thing I don't like about it is the meter is non-working. At $885, compared to an M3, 2, 4, the price is right, and you get a one-of-a-kind camera.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 1,279
Views: 334,134
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
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Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 595
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
How is too much developer as bad as too little?...

How is too much developer as bad as too little? I've been using a 4 reel tank with an inch of developer over the top reel for several years and never had any issues.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 667
Views: 83,762
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
This group on a recent outing at the fishing...

This group on a recent outing at the fishing pier, love fishing...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 595
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
Thanks! My neighborhood.

Thanks! My neighborhood.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 484
Views: 91,964
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
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Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 595
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
I normally use a 4 reel 135 tank and have never...

I normally use a 4 reel 135 tank and have never had this problem, 4, 135 reels still have about 1.5 inches left to the top, and I try to fill the tank with dev. I will use this tank for a single...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 595
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
Thanks! The reels on this 1955 Nikor go all the...

Thanks! The reels on this 1955 Nikor go all the way to the lip of the tank, I will be sure to fill it to overflowing next time.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 595
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
Dark clouds rising

What do you think? HP5+ in D76, fresh batch 1+1. Dev in a SS 2 reel tank, pretty sure this roll was the uppermost reel. I feel sure the tank was full of soup, but it is a new to me tank. The other...
Forum: Photography General Interest 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 29
Views: 500
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
I like to give prints to people of whom I have...

I like to give prints to people of whom I have taken photographs. Even the 4x6 and 5x7 inkjet prints look better than the things that I can post online.
But as a person who wears a camera as jewelry,...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 28
Views: 576
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
Start with the easy things. Load a roll of 400,...

Start with the easy things. Load a roll of 400, and tape off the back door, on a bright day take a series of shots, note the exposures. Untape the back door in series, note the exposures for each....
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 43
Views: 1,480
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
"Lazy Hipsters"?? I know quite a few hipsters,...

"Lazy Hipsters"?? I know quite a few hipsters, give them a break, they are working hard at it!
If there is any future in film photography it will have come from them.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 19
Views: 470
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
"Color as B&W" Fujicolor 200 in D76 Heavy...

"Color as B&W" Fujicolor 200 in D76

Heavy overcast snow day in Texas.
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Forum: Photography General Interest 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 44
Views: 1,198
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
Make sure to pick a camera that will last at...

Make sure to pick a camera that will last at least a year!
If it doesn't you will have to buy more gear.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 363
Views: 107,331
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
Welta...

Welta Welti


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Forum: Travel 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 25
Views: 984
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
Great thread! Waiting for more.

Great thread! Waiting for more.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-08-2019
Replies: 7
Views: 329
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
Lomography Potsdam Kino

It is very hard to wade through the deep verbage of Lomo's pages. Does anyone know what this film...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-08-2019
Replies: 51
Views: 2,069
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
Does what HCB did, what camera, how he held it,...

Does what HCB did, what camera, how he held it, which lens, which film, how he saw his world, how he chose his subject, how he composed, how he handled processing, does it all matter?
It sure the...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 05-02-2019
Replies: 24
Views: 1,021
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
I have been trying to make this be my Komrad...

I have been trying to make this be my Komrad since I got it, but it is resisting joining the cause. Needs to be...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-01-2019
Replies: 10
Views: 648
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
I like articles and stories like this, and was...

I like articles and stories like this, and was watching a story where a person researched aerial photos from WWI along the Western Front, and re-flying the identical route, and finding many features...
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-30-2019
Replies: 66
Views: 2,370
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
DHL delivered the M6 on time and without any...

DHL delivered the M6 on time and without any notification of any extra fees. The included paperwork specified "used film camera" and the box was unopened. In searching about DHL it seems the request...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 04-30-2019
Replies: 16
Views: 729
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
I know nothing about the Elmarit, but I know that...

I know nothing about the Elmarit, but I know that for us film Leica users, third-party techs are what we have to rely on. Leica techs are trained on current production products, but they put their...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 04-30-2019
Replies: 23
Views: 1,084
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
No, I'm not ready. May is too busy of a month to...

No, I'm not ready. May is too busy of a month to add another project. I tried to sell both my FSU cameras just last week, no interest ( I did sell my nice J8 though) so now I have only bodies. You...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-28-2019
Replies: 118
Views: 10,417
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
ID11 dry kits make 5 liters. You have 5 liter...

ID11 dry kits make 5 liters. You have 5 liter bottles in Europe?!
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 04-27-2019
Replies: 13
Views: 490
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
Colton, what part of the Zorki is needing...

Colton, what part of the Zorki is needing service? There are many things that most any camera repair person could take care of, shutter curtain replacement maybe best to find a specialist.
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 04-25-2019
Replies: 18
Views: 349
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
Then a double welcome to you here!

Then a double welcome to you here!
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-25-2019
Replies: 66
Views: 2,370
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
Thank you very much for this!

Thank you very much for this!
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-25-2019
Replies: 66
Views: 2,370
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
Thanks. I think that the seller in Japan may use...

Thanks. I think that the seller in Japan may use DHL or one of the "broker-shippers" if the item is expensive, as the TTL is about $2,300, and may incur duties because it may be above the "threshold"...
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-25-2019
Replies: 66
Views: 2,370
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
I have bought many items from Japan and in the...

I have bought many items from Japan and in the US, have never had a duty. What does DHL do differently from all the others, USPS for example, that causes duties? I am wondering because I just bought...
Forum: Canon Rangefinders - Peter Dechert and Peter Kitchingman 04-24-2019
Replies: 85
Views: 25,461
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
Since it has to be "bang for the buck" the 35 f2...

Since it has to be "bang for the buck" the 35 f2 LTM "Japanese cron" has to do, and it does!
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 04-23-2019
Replies: 2
Views: 257
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
Sorry no responses yet, I'm dying to know if this...

Sorry no responses yet, I'm dying to know if this is an anomaly, or what, so bump this to page 1.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-20-2019
Replies: 121
Views: 3,306
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
You know you can buy buy today, buggy whips from...

You know you can buy buy today, buggy whips from many sources, and in multiple styles? That is about 120 years after they were worrying about it in the forums of the day.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-19-2019
Replies: 96
Views: 4,275
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
My interest is mostly pictures of people. I love...

My interest is mostly pictures of people. I love a crowded street festival most, because people are more open to being photographed, and I can usually move in.

I was enjoying the videos of Eduardo...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 04-18-2019
Replies: 30
Views: 1,052
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
Great article, but it isn't about the camera is...

Great article, but it isn't about the camera is it? it is about the pictures.
Do you go out and choose your scene, and yell "all you people, just move out of the frame for a moment please!" ? It is...
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-18-2019
Replies: 19
Views: 609
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
Squat-thrust 36 times per roll! Enjoy his stuff.

Squat-thrust 36 times per roll! Enjoy his stuff.
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 04-14-2019
Replies: 12
Views: 440
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
While you are in there, before loading the test...

While you are in there, before loading the test roll, cross your fingers and check for film chips that could be fouling the curtain travel path.
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-14-2019
Replies: 36
Views: 878
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
I have tried enough cameras to settle on one that...

I have tried enough cameras to settle on one that seems to capture most of the pictures that appeal to me. It only makes sense to concentrate my limited photography time using that camera.
GAS lies...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 04-11-2019
Replies: 21
Views: 936
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
Man, I would love to own a string of Yaks....

Man, I would love to own a string of Yaks. Imagine the kids who would come to ride them!
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-08-2019
Replies: 9
Views: 379
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
I'm shopping TTL's and seems I'm not seeing dots...

I'm shopping TTL's and seems I'm not seeing dots on all of them. Is the dot on the wound-up shutter, or can you meter without winding?
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-08-2019
Replies: 9
Views: 379
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
I passed on this one, thanks. Why do some M6ttl...

I passed on this one, thanks.
Why do some M6ttl have a white spot, and most of them don't?
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 04-08-2019
Replies: 18
Views: 547
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
David I agree with you, I would rather repair...

David I agree with you, I would rather repair than scrap, generally. But the price of an excellent condition Zorki or Fed, newly serviced by a UKR camera tech, guaranteed & shipped, is often less...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-04-2019
Replies: 9
Views: 379
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
M6ttl spot on curtain

This M6ttl that I am watching has a spot on the curtain, on the other side is the white spot that the meter uses. Is this fading of the cloth a worry? I have never seen it...
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-04-2019
Replies: 14
Views: 315
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
My Mom, who was the family photographer, used a...

My Mom, who was the family photographer, used a Hawkeye Flash, and WWII-time, a Kodak folder. Wonderful photos of the time.
There are a few Hawkeye 120's to be found, but mostly 620's. I hear you can...
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-04-2019
Replies: 137
Views: 11,333
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
Camera & 3.5cm on a strap. Roll of film in one...

Camera & 3.5cm on a strap. Roll of film in one pocket, light meter in the shirt pocket with a pen, wallet in the back pocket, keys in the other. Any more than that and I'm overloaded and confused.
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 04-03-2019
Replies: 18
Views: 547
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
Have you taken the lens & base cover off, and...

Have you taken the lens & base cover off, and without a film, just wind and fire over and over at all speeds, watching the curtains and bottom works? If it works over and over that way, you may be...
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-02-2019
Replies: 40
Views: 924
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
Sez: "Hipster-old-guy decides to go way around...

Sez: "Hipster-old-guy decides to go way around the block to get to the same place; I can be a chickmagnet for one more day!"
Forum: Travel 03-27-2019
Replies: 12
Views: 382
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
"Things to do in London" For me, in Texas, it...

"Things to do in London"
For me, in Texas, it would just "be there"!
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-19-2019
Replies: 288
Views: 50,243
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
Benjamin, instead of telling us, show a film...

Benjamin, instead of telling us, show a film picture you made.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 03-12-2019
Replies: 147
Views: 51,293
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
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Elmar


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Summitar


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Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 03-08-2019
Replies: 7
Views: 385
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
I like jazz, especially this era's, but I don't...

I like jazz, especially this era's, but I don't know the musicians except a few by name. This picture is evocative without knowing who they are, I love the dark club feel, and the obvious authority...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 03-08-2019
Replies: 20
Views: 1,443
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
The Canon f2 is my all-the-time lens, rarely...

The Canon f2 is my all-the-time lens, rarely removed from the M2.



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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-05-2019
Replies: 232
Views: 20,833
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
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Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 03-04-2019
Replies: 206
Views: 59,575
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
I don't care what you are shooting with, I love...

I don't care what you are shooting with, I love this photo!
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 03-04-2019
Replies: 47
Views: 2,109
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
I'm a crappy photographer, but want to own the...

I'm a crappy photographer, but want to own the finest my wife will allow me to buy!
Forum: RFF Polls 03-04-2019
Replies: 303
Views: 125,331
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
Maybe a "lucky find" but I doubt there is much...

Maybe a "lucky find" but I doubt there is much good for $50 on the regular market.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 03-03-2019
Replies: 3
Views: 552
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
Thanks! Since no one cares what is happening in...

Thanks! Since no one cares what is happening in the corners of pictures, the Summitar is clearly the better lens. <G> I hope you have time to post the results from all your lenses.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 03-02-2019
Replies: 14
Views: 391
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
Have you checked the youtube vid on opening this...

Have you checked the youtube vid on opening this one up? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x_Mcwz-S090 Yes it looks like rust. These are easy to take off the front element and use Ronsonal, lighter...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-02-2019
Replies: 742
Views: 176,653
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
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Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 03-01-2019
Replies: 20
Views: 621
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
You should look at lots of examples of each lens...

You should look at lots of examples of each lens images, just google "summitar flickr" for each of your lens of interest and get a good feeling for how each lens works in practice.
If you buy one in...
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-01-2019
Replies: 9
Views: 392
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
Thank you for this. I often buy things I know...

Thank you for this. I often buy things I know have been molested, thinking I can solve the problems, only to find I'm not the mechanic I envision.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-01-2019
Replies: 7,402
Views: 3,769,313
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
I like the worn off top of the speed dial!

I like the worn off top of the speed dial!
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 03-01-2019
Replies: 395
Views: 12,803
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
You have switched to a Hass. super-wide Majki?...

You have switched to a Hass. super-wide Majki? When does your film supply kickstarter begin? Don't leave the blurry nights! Thanks for sharing!
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-27-2019
Replies: 31
Views: 966
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
Many of the Japanese sellers of gear have "make...

Many of the Japanese sellers of gear have "make offer" option. This is on Buy it Now gear. I bought some items where the seller took my offer, or made a counter offer and I agreed, or made a higher...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-25-2019
Replies: 15
Views: 459
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
Great job! My son had a Lego kit so complicated,...

Great job!
My son had a Lego kit so complicated, the parts of which, if you added in a few spare optics, a camera with a rangefinder could be constructed.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-24-2019
Replies: 10
Views: 489
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
I'm using tape now on the Kalts, but the tape...

I'm using tape now on the Kalts, but the tape sometimes folds up one side of the spool and restricts the film. I will just have to refine my tape skills I guess.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 02-23-2019
Replies: 163
Views: 4,707
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
The Leica II fits in my blue jeans pocket easily...

The Leica II fits in my blue jeans pocket easily when I'm riding the bike and the lens isn't even collapsible. I'll admit they aren't skinny jeans.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-23-2019
Replies: 10
Views: 489
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
Thank you. Ilford film comes punched as such for...

Thank you. Ilford film comes punched as such for their spools, and Kalt casette spools are identical.
It's no use using a hole punch and scissors, since it is done in a changing bag. As it is with a...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-23-2019
Replies: 10
Views: 489
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
It has to punch this, or a close...

It has to punch this, or a close approximation.



http://davidnewtonguitars.squarespace.com/storage/camera-3/film%20punch.jpg
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-23-2019
Replies: 10
Views: 489
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
Can I buy a 35mm film punch?

... that will punch the starter end with a hole and "width reducing" cut on both edges so the film can be snapped in the slot of the spool on Kalt reusable cartridges.
I've actually searched this...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-22-2019
Replies: 1,279
Views: 334,134
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
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John Fulbright Photography, Beaumont, Texas
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-22-2019
Replies: 48
Views: 1,279
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
I just did a street fair, I have a guitar table,...

I just did a street fair, I have a guitar table, and my son & myself bring our cameras since a street fair is great people shooting. Plenty of interest, but mostly because of hipster fashion, and...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-20-2019
Replies: 33
Views: 1,193
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
I buy my bulk film and chemistry from B&H. I...

I buy my bulk film and chemistry from B&H. I watch the placeholder for MP's there, and this is the first there has been "in stock, ships today". I occasionally check the Leica stores and they are out...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-19-2019
Replies: 33
Views: 1,193
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
Leica MP in stock @ B&H

Just a heads up! Wish it were I getting it.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-19-2019
Replies: 61
Views: 2,277
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
I shot PlusX back in the day, replaced by FP4+. I...

I shot PlusX back in the day, replaced by FP4+. I don't think I would switch back to PlusX unless it was worlds better, and near the same cost as FP4+. I don't expect either of those selling points,...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-16-2019
Replies: 7,402
Views: 3,769,313
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
Wearing...

Wearing it!


http://davidnewtonguitars.squarespace.com/storage/camera-3/David%20at%20studio%20street%20sm.jpg
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 02-13-2019
Replies: 156
Views: 27,136
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
So that's where all the flash comes from!

So that's where all the flash comes from!
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 02-13-2019
Replies: 156
Views: 27,136
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
On the bike: Leica II w/ w-nikkor 3.5, when I'm...

On the bike: Leica II w/ w-nikkor 3.5, when I'm walking: Leica M2 w/ Canon 3.5 f2



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Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 02-11-2019
Replies: 2,124
Views: 587,108
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
I have 3 of them, all slightly different, 2...

I have 3 of them, all slightly different, 2 marked with a name, that one not. Tons of them on ebay for little money, but it is hard to know what you are getting since most were made for lens adapter...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 02-11-2019
Replies: 2,124
Views: 587,108
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
1938 Leica II w/w-Nikkor 3.5cm f2.5 & no-name...

1938 Leica II w/w-Nikkor 3.5cm f2.5 & no-name "tele-wide" finder.

http://davidnewtonguitars.squarespace.com/storage/camera-3/Leica%20ii%20w%20nikkor%203.5%20sm.jpg
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-08-2019
Replies: 34
Views: 2,403
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
Is the Metrocase Shapeways Canon Owl 35mm finder...

Is the Metrocase Shapeways Canon Owl 35mm finder kit a 1:1?
I can't think of a better 35mm finder for less than...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-05-2019
Replies: 601
Views: 50,995
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
I'm chuffed about this one, on a bike ride a boy...

I'm chuffed about this one, on a bike ride a boy on a bike stopped to talk with me.


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Forum: RFF Polls 02-02-2019
Replies: 2,881
Views: 1,779,648
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
Developing 11 rolls, I've got 7 done, and I...

Developing 11 rolls, I've got 7 done, and I can't find anymore hanger clips...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 01-30-2019
Replies: 2,124
Views: 587,108
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
I always use such disability of my gear to buy...

I always use such disability of my gear to buy new gear. Get a II with lugs!


http://davidnewtonguitars.squarespace.com/storage/camera/Leica%20II%204-6-2018.jpg
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 01-25-2019
Replies: 146
Views: 4,448
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
My Leica journey began with a '38 Standard, then...

My Leica journey began with a '38 Standard, then a post war IIIc. Sold them both and settled the Barnack question with a '38 II, done.
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 01-25-2019
Replies: 176
Views: 9,716
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
I am imagining reaching in and picking up.... the...

I am imagining reaching in and picking up.... the Ultron!
I wonder when we will see it FS in the US?


https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7867/45956389375_9f810c65a0_b.jpg
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 01-25-2019
Replies: 144
Views: 14,028
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
Jon, I wish my "few shots to finish a roll" were...

Jon, I wish my "few shots to finish a roll" were as nice & interesting as these!
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 01-23-2019
Replies: 176
Views: 9,716
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
The prices must have been adjusted since your...

The prices must have been adjusted since your quote, the VGT is now less in your links to Map Camera.
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 01-22-2019
Replies: 395
Views: 12,803
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
I can't wait for summer! Will Poles be seen in...

I can't wait for summer! Will Poles be seen in T-shirts?
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-21-2019
Replies: 8
Views: 615
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
Tending to drag my camera over the asphalt...

Tending to drag my camera over the asphalt regularly, I ran a strip of gaffer on the base plate, and cut on opening for the latch. It works great.
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 01-15-2019
Replies: 14
Views: 619
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
The non-return spring has a full S-bend-and-loop...

The non-return spring has a full S-bend-and-loop on the end, so make sure the spring is fully around both screws of the hold-down piece.
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-15-2019
Replies: 49
Views: 1,433
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
I love how just about every disability can be...

I love how just about every disability can be overcome with new gear!
My eyesight is surely failing with age, along with misc. other physical and mental abilities. I would like to buy a used Leica...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-15-2019
Replies: 756
Views: 111,588
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
Excellent, this latest group. Thanks!

Excellent, this latest group. Thanks!
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-07-2019
Replies: 370
Views: 53,241
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-07-2019
Replies: 908
Views: 147,689
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-07-2019
Replies: 667
Views: 83,762
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
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Forum: Repair / Camera Care 01-06-2019
Replies: 23
Views: 1,312
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
Thanks for popping this thread back to life. I...

Thanks for popping this thread back to life. I can't believe I didn't post the solution in this thread, sorry.
Because the leaks cross between frames on several instances, I figured it had to come...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-05-2019
Replies: 9
Views: 415
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
I'd love for you to say the lab name. I shipped...

I'd love for you to say the lab name.
I shipped 17 rolls of Kodak & Fuji C41 that my son & I shot. I used this lab before with good results, but it changed hands and was relocated near Boston. They...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-05-2019
Replies: 489
Views: 139,798
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-03-2019
Replies: 601
Views: 50,995
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
Peter, in the definition of "street photography"...

Peter, in the definition of "street photography" this picture ^^^ should be the example. Great.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-02-2019
Replies: 20
Views: 1,068
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
I apologize to the group for becoming the troll.

I apologize to the group for becoming the troll.
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 01-02-2019
Replies: 29
Views: 1,401
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
This is a "what if" scenario. Other companies...

This is a "what if" scenario. Other companies were making lower priced MF cameras, and Rollei and Hasselblad at the top. If Leica made one it would be at the top and would have to share the market. ...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-02-2019
Replies: 20
Views: 1,068
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
I apologize to the group for becoming the troll.

I apologize to the group for becoming the troll.
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 12-31-2018
Replies: 52
Views: 6,879
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
I shall screw it on the Zorki 3M and see what's...

I shall screw it on the Zorki 3M and see what's what!
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 12-31-2018
Replies: 52
Views: 6,879
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
I have a very clean I-61 that I got in a trade,...

I have a very clean I-61 that I got in a trade, as a body cap actually, I have never shot it. I figured because you could get them for $12 shipped from Eastern Europe they were poop, and here you are...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 12-29-2018
Replies: 395
Views: 12,803
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
Do the ghostly apparitions follow the girls in...

Do the ghostly apparitions follow the girls in Warsaw?


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Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-28-2018
Replies: 5
Views: 542
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
Great photography! We used to go out to the...

Great photography!
We used to go out to the British bike ralley in New Ulm, Tx. Picture. Has Luckenbach show replaced, or absorbed that...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 12-27-2018
Replies: 2,124
Views: 587,108
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
Your camera is capping at high speed, something...

Your camera is capping at high speed, something that can be corrected with a proper maintenance. I think 1/1000 is probably closer to 1/900, but that is good enough for film work, as long as all the...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 12-24-2018
Replies: 15
Views: 613
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
Since I don't have an old crt tv, and I can roll...

Since I don't have an old crt tv, and I can roll short test rolls & develop them in the kitchen, it will be cheaper that way. Besides, the Zorki is my #3 camera, after the #1 & #2 Leica, but it is a...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 12-23-2018
Replies: 395
Views: 12,803
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
My Mother's parents came from Poland to the US...

My Mother's parents came from Poland to the US sometime in the early 1900's, she was born in Minnesota, and served in Britain in WWII. Does she look...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-23-2018
Replies: 32
Views: 1,505
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
A German fellow came to my shop to look at a...

A German fellow came to my shop to look at a guitar, and he had a gorgeous MP slung over his shoulder, said he was going on vacation. I asked him where? I was the stop on the way to the Gulf of...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 12-21-2018
Replies: 3
Views: 365
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
Yes! Quite a charming shot.

Yes! Quite a charming shot.
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 12-21-2018
Replies: 15
Views: 715
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
My M2 door makes a slight "click" when I touch...

My M2 door makes a slight "click" when I touch it. The door could get warped in any number of ways.
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 12-20-2018
Replies: 27
Views: 909
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
Prioritize man! Messing with cars is always a net...

Prioritize man! Messing with cars is always a net loss, and if you stop spending money on women, you will have enough for a decent M2 or M3 with lens in a week or two.
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 12-19-2018
Replies: 395
Views: 12,803
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
Keep them coming Majki.

Keep them coming Majki.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-19-2018
Replies: 74
Views: 2,330
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
I can pretty much get the Sunday lunch group shot...

I can pretty much get the Sunday lunch group shot in 1 exposure, but to really capture the many moods of the rusty nail in the shadows of the fence post takes half a roll at least.
Gee, isn't...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 12-18-2018
Replies: 15
Views: 613
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
Thanks for the advice, I adjusted the roller...

Thanks for the advice, I adjusted the roller tensions today and it sounds better than before, but no film test yet. The 3m has a shutter brake that sticks out on the bottom, a spiral cam deal, but I...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 12-16-2018
Replies: 395
Views: 12,803
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
I'm 50% Polish here in Texas, and I thank you for...

I'm 50% Polish here in Texas, and I thank you for these pictures of, to me, an unknown country.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-15-2018
Replies: 450
Views: 57,327
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
http://davidnewtonguitars.squarespace.com/storage/...

http://davidnewtonguitars.squarespace.com/storage/camera-3/dylan%20at%20high%20island%20beach%202%20sm.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-15-2018
Replies: 667
Views: 83,762
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
http://davidnewtonguitars.squarespace.com/storage/...

http://davidnewtonguitars.squarespace.com/storage/camera-3/dylan%20at%20high%20island%20beach%202%20sm.jpg
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 12-15-2018
Replies: 15
Views: 613
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
Thanks for that... does high spring tension make...

Thanks for that... does high spring tension make the shutter bounce?
Feels like the springs are wound up tighter than necessary. I think my seller, even though he services the camera before selling...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 12-15-2018
Replies: 15
Views: 613
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
Zorki 3m shutter issue

On it's first roll of film, I see a dark band on the right, on all the daylight pictures. There were 2 pics on the roll using longer shutter speeds, an indoor shot at 1/30, and a night-time 1 second,...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 12-09-2018
Replies: 23
Views: 1,202
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
The lighting on the woman's face in the...

The lighting on the woman's face in the foreground is fantastic.
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-09-2018
Replies: 62
Views: 1,366
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
Wake me up when this thread turns to discussing...

Wake me up when this thread turns to discussing which camera works best for street.
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 12-06-2018
Replies: 10
Views: 393
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
A good page to...

A good page to see:
http://justinlow.com/articles/repair-leica-summitar
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 12-05-2018
Replies: 79
Views: 2,145
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
I'm glad the US has mostly outlawed...

I'm glad the US has mostly outlawed cock-fighting, dog-fighting, and the like. It is not good for our society.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-04-2018
Replies: 450
Views: 57,327
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
http://davidnewtonguitars.squarespace.com/storage/...

http://davidnewtonguitars.squarespace.com/storage/camera/old%20river%20cove%20sm.jpg


http://davidnewtonguitars.squarespace.com/storage/camera-2/R%20bridge%20boats%20Total%20sm.jpg


http://davidnewt...
Forum: Help / Feedback forum 12-03-2018
Replies: 4
Views: 420
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
Oh! Apps from the free French, I'm not surprised.

Oh! Apps from the free French, I'm not surprised.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 11-30-2018
Replies: 21
Views: 825
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
Leica II / Nikkor 3.5 f2.5...

Leica II / Nikkor 3.5 f2.5 ltm



http://davidnewtonguitars.squarespace.com/storage/2-red-oct/Deb%20%20LL%20sm.jpg
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 11-29-2018
Replies: 19
Views: 993
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
Canon 35/2 on the...

Canon 35/2 on the M2

http://davidnewtonguitars.squarespace.com/storage/camera-3/patillos%201%20sm.jpg


http://davidnewtonguitars.squarespace.com/storage/camera-3/bessie%20canal%201%20sm.jpg
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 11-28-2018
Replies: 176
Views: 9,716
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
Ok, just to get your attention off the stick, I...

Ok, just to get your attention off the stick, I wish it was numerated in feet!
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-28-2018
Replies: 580
Views: 85,097
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
http://davidnewtonguitars.squarespace.com/storage/...

http://davidnewtonguitars.squarespace.com/storage/camera-3/ride%20bull%201%20sm.jpg
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 11-26-2018
Replies: 19
Views: 993
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
I love my Canon 35/2 ltm on the M2, and am...

I love my Canon 35/2 ltm on the M2, and am waiting breathlessly for the new Voigtlander 35/2.
If you decide to get a Canon, ask the seller if it "wobbles". Mine does slightly, it doesn't seem to...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-26-2018
Replies: 288
Views: 50,243
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
I think I've enjoyed this thread as much as any...

I think I've enjoyed this thread as much as any other on RFF. Thanks to all.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-26-2018
Replies: 288
Views: 50,243
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
http://davidnewtonguitars.squarespace.com/storage/...

http://davidnewtonguitars.squarespace.com/storage/2-red-oct/Jefferson%20noir%20sm.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-26-2018
Replies: 908
Views: 147,689
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
http://davidnewtonguitars.squarespace.com/storage/...

http://davidnewtonguitars.squarespace.com/storage/2-red-oct/bessie%20heights%20at%20Fina.jpg
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 11-26-2018
Replies: 206
Views: 59,575
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
'68 Jupiter...

'68 Jupiter 8


http://davidnewtonguitars.squarespace.com/storage/2-red-oct/deb%20mall.jpg
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 11-26-2018
Replies: 25
Views: 1,166
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
Great pictures there (comrades), especially the...

Great pictures there (comrades), especially the covers of the Photo magazines thru the years.
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 11-25-2018
Replies: 27
Views: 1,373
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
Fantastic series! Thanks.

Fantastic series! Thanks.
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 11-25-2018
Replies: 122
Views: 5,051
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
I have another group from the project, but they...

I have another group from the project, but they weren't taken with the FSU, and I haven't scanned them yet. I'll post them in another thread, probably the M2 one.
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 11-25-2018
Replies: 122
Views: 5,051
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
One more, I think shows the Jupiter 8's qualities...

One more, I think shows the Jupiter 8's qualities to good effect.


http://davidnewtonguitars.squarespace.com/storage/2-red-oct/deb%20mall.jpg
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 11-25-2018
Replies: 122
Views: 5,051
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
I am late getting my Red October submissions but...

I am late getting my Red October submissions but better late...
My motivation was two-fold, first to complete my "Take pictures like Colton" project, of which I hope he finds no insult, second to...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-23-2018
Replies: 51
Views: 1,961
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
It gives me some warm feeling that my favorite...

It gives me some warm feeling that my favorite photographer now has the same camera as me! Congratulations Colton on getting something that, to me, has that "just right" feel.
I highly recommend the...
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