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Forum: Photography General Interest 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 43
Views: 1,426
Posted By maigo
Voigtlander Vitessa-L with Ultron 50mm/2 Oh...

Voigtlander Vitessa-L with Ultron 50mm/2

Oh wait, that is the camera that I want. :)



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Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 07-17-2019
Replies: 2
Views: 314
Posted By maigo
Fuji Work Record P&S

The film wind back into shell is a good idea on these worksite cameras. Too easy to have a Homer moment and open the door when multiple people share a single camera.


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Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-17-2019
Replies: 47
Views: 2,007
Posted By maigo
Hi everyone I need your opinions on my newly purchased M4P

Auction has ended.
Final price was EUR966.00 (USD 1084).
308 bids(!!!) and 19 bidders.
For me that many bids and bidders indicates either amateur hour bidders who have no idea how eBay actions...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-16-2019
Replies: 62
Views: 1,481
Posted By maigo
New film from Lomo!

There is nothing wrong with Lomo hype - it is an entry point for many new film users.

Maybe they learned of Lomo from FB or Instagram. Who cares?
Kentmere is an entry point for American arts...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 07-10-2019
Replies: 52
Views: 3,526
Posted By maigo
Link is now here: ...

Link is now here:
https://imaging.nikon.com/history/story/0049/index.htm


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Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-09-2019
Replies: 47
Views: 2,007
Posted By maigo
Hi everyone I need your opinions on my newly purchased M4P

The seller sold the same camera with same photos in an auction closed on April 11.

Here is the...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 07-08-2019
Replies: 70
Views: 2,144
Posted By maigo
blackberry or iphone?

Around Vancouver the wild blackberry bushes are growing fruit and ready for picking in a few weeks.

I found an old BB phone in electronics recycling bin of our building a few weeks ago. Back in the...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-02-2019
Replies: 40
Views: 1,174
Posted By maigo
Maywood Villas. Maywood St at Cassie St. Burnaby BC Canada

Olympus OM2-SP, Zuiko OM 24/2.8, Ilford XP2. Winter 2018/19

Maywood Villas. Maywood St at Cassie St. Burnaby BC Canada. (https://flic.kr/p/Ra1ViK) by Michael...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-02-2019
Replies: 40
Views: 1,174
Posted By maigo
Konica Auto S3 on Ilford XP2. Autumn...

Konica Auto S3 on Ilford XP2. Autumn 2018.
Vancouver Canada - Fraserlands - Construction Site (https://flic.kr/p/RE6Nzb) by Michael (https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/), on...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 07-01-2019
Replies: 219
Views: 51,026
Posted By maigo
Thread bump. Any new experiences or images to...

Thread bump.
Any new experiences or images to share?


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Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-25-2019
Replies: 14
Views: 783
Posted By maigo
This example of the same 8546 ECN-2 film type,...

This example of the same 8546 ECN-2 film type, but from a different source, has a very clear label:
...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-25-2019
Replies: 14
Views: 783
Posted By maigo
Looking at the pictures it is labeled as Fujifilm...

Looking at the pictures it is labeled as Fujifilm 8546 but not labeled with process type.

More info here:
https://www.fujifilm.com/products/motion_picture/lineup/chart/

Processing labs should be...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 06-24-2019
Replies: 25
Views: 1,003
Posted By maigo
-TTL metering. -WYSIWYG. - Forgetting to remove...

-TTL metering.
-WYSIWYG.
- Forgetting to remove lens cap no longer a problem.
- Cost of manufacturing reduced though producing bodies for multiple market segments based on same chassis.


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Forum: Scale Focus 35's 06-23-2019
Replies: 45
Views: 9,886
Posted By maigo
HU: there is one listed for auction on eBay that...

HU: there is one listed for auction on eBay that ends today.

https://rover.ebay.com/rover/0/0/0?mpre=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.ebay.com%2Fulk%2Fitm%2F163739218312

(No connection, YMMV)


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Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-19-2019
Replies: 44
Views: 1,556
Posted By maigo
I love how in the video from 1:45-1:50 the...

I love how in the video from 1:45-1:50 the negative automagically leaps onto the laptop screen. No effort required.





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Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-18-2019
Replies: 21
Views: 1,292
Posted By maigo
I have never held any of them. Just Canon P,...

I have never held any of them.
Just Canon P, Bessa R4M and Bessa-L. Plus a zillion compact RF.
If you do not mind, what is your understanding of the difference between ZI and M6/7?

Thanks,



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Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-18-2019
Replies: 21
Views: 1,292
Posted By maigo
Finally sold for $1280! Sent from my iPhone...

Finally sold for $1280!


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Forum: Photography General Interest 06-14-2019
Replies: 2
Views: 302
Posted By maigo
Planning for Indoor Shooting B&W with unknown light level

I am going on a tour inside a high school tomorrow mid-afternoon and I need some advice on film choice.
I anticipate the outside light will be bright due to time of year and sunny day.
I will be...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 06-12-2019
Replies: 46
Views: 1,653
Posted By maigo
The challenge is that you cannot block sellers or...

The challenge is that you cannot block sellers or listings. So, the same crud keeps re-appearing in your searches or triggering alerts.


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Forum: Photo Software 06-11-2019
Replies: 59
Views: 2,198
Posted By maigo
Cost of Lightroom

However you don’t know when it’s going to stop working until it doesn’t work anymore (due to OS or hardware dependancies) or Adobe cripples features because you haven’t...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-11-2019
Replies: 29
Views: 1,283
Posted By maigo
I am wrong. I see the UN marking on top now....

I am wrong.
I see the UN marking on top now.


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Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-11-2019
Replies: 29
Views: 1,283
Posted By maigo
Those 120 cases are beautiful. I would buy...

Those 120 cases are beautiful. I would buy several if I could get my hands on them.


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Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-11-2019
Replies: 29
Views: 1,283
Posted By maigo
35mm film cases

That is the case from a Canon AS-6 underwater camera.
See my earlier post.


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Forum: Half Frames / Subminiatures 06-11-2019
Replies: 0
Views: 288
Posted By maigo
Gorgeous Black Olympus PEN-FT Kit FS in Canada (2019-06-11)

I noticed this at my local camera shop (four blocks away! and free national health care if I get hit crossing the street. Oh Canada!!)
It was recently taken in on trade from the original owner, a...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-10-2019
Replies: 29
Views: 1,283
Posted By maigo
The Canon AS-6 underwater camera kit comes with a...

The Canon AS-6 underwater camera kit comes with a nifty waterproof ORANGE two-roll film container with belt clip. The lids are screw-on with replaceable rubber o-ring. Each can has a separate lid....
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-10-2019
Replies: 21
Views: 1,292
Posted By maigo
PS: Someone please buy it before I do something...

PS: Someone please buy it before I do something rash.


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Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-10-2019
Replies: 21
Views: 1,292
Posted By maigo
Zeiss Ikon ZM on eBay (2019-06-10)

This chrome Zeiss Ikon ZM was listed last week but failed to get a bid. Relisted this week for same starting price at $1050USD. 6 days left now.
I thought that demand for these cameras was high so I...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-10-2019
Replies: 61
Views: 3,037
Posted By maigo
Fujifilm Acros II announced

I applaud the announcement and dismiss all the negative comments on this thread.
They sound like children in the schoolyard:
So and so wont play with me so he/she is not my friend anymore!

A...
Forum: Photo Software 06-09-2019
Replies: 59
Views: 2,198
Posted By maigo
Cost of Lightroom

I am on OSX 10.11 (El Capitan) on a iMac from early 2009 using LR 5.6. I cannot upgrade the OS any more as new versions do not support my Mac.
Primary use is for cataloguing photos - 180K of images...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 06-08-2019
Replies: 16
Views: 801
Posted By maigo
The glass on lens and VF are clear. I bought it...

The glass on lens and VF are clear. I bought it locally several years ago on CL. It came with original case but it was so filthy and worn I threw it out.

Here are some photos of the lens front and...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 06-08-2019
Replies: 16
Views: 801
Posted By maigo
One more: https://flic.kr/p/2cNmfAu ...

One more:

https://flic.kr/p/2cNmfAu
https://flic.kr/p/2cNmfAu


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Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 06-08-2019
Replies: 16
Views: 801
Posted By maigo
Finally found a Minolta AF-C

Got mine locally for $10CDN which is close to a nickel in USD.

Sharp, quiet internal focusing mechanism, sliding cover. 80s feel.
What is not to like?
No battery check.

Here are three shots from...
Forum: Help / Feedback forum 06-05-2019
Replies: 41
Views: 1,585
Posted By maigo
RFF Gallery is dead?

The gallery (and classifieds and threads with hundreds or more posts) do not work on the Tapatalk app. The app is my RFF contact point 99pc of the time.
So I miss out on the gallery posts and the...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 06-04-2019
Replies: 11
Views: 529
Posted By maigo
I was already thinking about Df vs D800 to...

I was already thinking about Df vs D800 to replace my Sony NEX-7.
However, I am still not happy with the OOC colour output of the Nikon SLRs.
Fuji and Leica digital cameras seem more natural to me....
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 06-04-2019
Replies: 11
Views: 529
Posted By maigo
Switching to Nikon FM2 from Olympus OM2SP and Pentax ESII

That is a peach of a camera. 50g less than the FM2 and cheap as chips. I’ll keep my open for one. Darn you.

https://www.casualphotophile.com/2016/08/10/nikon-fg-camera-review/


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Forum: SLRs - the unRF 06-04-2019
Replies: 11
Views: 529
Posted By maigo
Switching to Nikon FM2 from Olympus OM2SP and Pentax ESII

I have just purchased a FM2 and Nikkor 28.8/2.8 AIS to replace my Olympus OM and Pentax kit.
After a long weekend traveling with the Olympus OM-2SP I am done DONE! with the shutter speed ring....
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-04-2019
Replies: 44
Views: 1,348
Posted By maigo
Do not forget to W.I.P.E. Withold Interest to...

Do not forget to W.I.P.E.
Withold Interest to Purchase on Ebay.
Forum: Digital Compacts 05-26-2019
Replies: 5
Views: 404
Posted By maigo
Action Cameras? Any Experience or Recommendations?

I use the GoPro Hero Session (circa 2016) on a hot shoe mount on my Bessa R4M.
Very small - a bit larger than a pool cue chalk.
It is most used by me to capture a panorama or to capture sounds...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-24-2019
Replies: 240
Views: 6,548
Posted By maigo
Mobile app (iPhone) is offline right now due to...

Mobile app (iPhone) is offline right now due to Flickr system maintenance.
Apparently there was a migration from Yahoo to AWS hosting over the past few days.
As a paying customer this would have...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 05-20-2019
Replies: 20
Views: 929
Posted By maigo
What camera and lens are you using? FF or...

What camera and lens are you using?
FF or APS-C?


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Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 05-13-2019
Replies: 26
Views: 974
Posted By maigo
M10 DNG Problem

Seconding Godfrey, try using an external USB SD Card reader. Blower might work too.

Do not try to clean out the reader manually(eg: q-tip and isopropyl alcohol) from the outside because the...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-13-2019
Replies: 182
Views: 6,575
Posted By maigo
Sorry, more details. 120, last April. From...

Sorry, more details.
120, last April.
From BandH


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Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-13-2019
Replies: 182
Views: 6,575
Posted By maigo
600 rolls? Really? Pix or it did not happen....

600 rolls?
Really?
Pix or it did not happen.

At $24/5 pack, I bought ten packs and could not find any more.
You spent $2880 on Acros 100?
I guess you drank my milkshake.
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 05-10-2019
Replies: 23
Views: 640
Posted By maigo
I use a lens cap and hood and wrap my body and...

I use a lens cap and hood and wrap my body and lens in an old terry cloth hand towel or bar towel.


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Forum: Repair / Camera Care 05-04-2019
Replies: 14
Views: 783
Posted By maigo
Thanks for the update. That is too bad. I hope...

Thanks for the update.
That is too bad.
I hope you are still using a rangefinder.


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Forum: Half Frames / Subminiatures 05-04-2019
Replies: 2
Views: 405
Posted By maigo
Canon Demi-C

A few weeks ago I bought a Canon Demi-C kit with original case, 28mm/2.8 and 50mm/2.8 lenses with filters plus the flash cold shoe coupler. No box or manual so not a real time capsule but it sure...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 05-03-2019
Replies: 263
Views: 6,841
Posted By maigo
Yes Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk

Yes


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Forum: Repair / Camera Care 05-03-2019
Replies: 13
Views: 642
Posted By maigo
Pictures of holes and bent shutter ring speed...

Pictures of holes and bent shutter ring speed selector arm:

https://flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/sets/72157706949075065


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Forum: Repair / Camera Care 05-03-2019
Replies: 14
Views: 783
Posted By maigo
Hi OP, Did the Dubai shop fix the...

Hi OP,
Did the Dubai shop fix the camera?


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Forum: Repair / Camera Care 05-03-2019
Replies: 2
Views: 209
Posted By maigo
Canonet QL19 sticky aperture blades and lens removal

I had some serious trouble taking apart a GIIIQL17 to get the rear front element off to clean the shutter blades and straighten the shutter speed selector
The existing lens removal notches were not...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 05-03-2019
Replies: 263
Views: 6,841
Posted By maigo
Got mine from you a few days ago. Thanks...

Got mine from you a few days ago.
Thanks Rolfe!


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Forum: RFF Photo Projects 04-29-2019
Replies: 263
Views: 6,841
Posted By maigo
RFF Postcard Project #11

Has anyone in Canada used Vistaprint for postcards?
$15CAD for 50 5x7 premium glossy cards seems reasonable.
...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-21-2019
Replies: 58
Views: 1,843
Posted By maigo
What Film to bring for two week Japan travel

Comparing jonmanjiro pictures today with mine at BIC Camera Shinkjuku last year it seems that prices have increased about 20-25 percent on Kodak products.

Note that in my pic that just because the...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-20-2019
Replies: 96
Views: 4,567
Posted By maigo
At this time, the 25mm/f4 Voigtlander Skopar...

At this time, the 25mm/f4 Voigtlander Skopar Snapshot. On Bessa-L or R4M.
I would really like to try the Voigtlander 28mm/f2 or 21mm/f1.8 but have to sell a few cameras and lenses first.



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Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 04-13-2019
Replies: 8
Views: 607
Posted By maigo
Hi Dante, Any updates on final choices and some...

Hi Dante,

Any updates on final choices and some sample pictures?

Thanks,

Michael.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-13-2019
Replies: 121
Views: 3,573
Posted By maigo
Sorry, using the Tapatalk app I can’t see...

Sorry, using the Tapatalk app I can’t see your user details. Where are you?


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Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-13-2019
Replies: 121
Views: 3,573
Posted By maigo
London Drugs, a chain of dozens of pharmacy,...

London Drugs, a chain of dozens of pharmacy, household goods and electronics stores across Western Canada, has recently brought an 135 E6 processing machine online in one of their Richmond BC stores....
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 04-11-2019
Replies: 29
Views: 2,342
Posted By maigo
Thanks for this list. I just bought a Nikon...

Thanks for this list.
I just bought a Nikon F801S and am looking for complementary lenses.


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Forum: RFF Photo Projects 04-07-2019
Replies: 263
Views: 6,841
Posted By maigo
I am in! Email sent. Thanks for organizing....

I am in!
Email sent.

Thanks for organizing.

Michael.


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Forum: Photo Software 04-07-2019
Replies: 26
Views: 808
Posted By maigo
Thanks for submitting this request. I have same...

Thanks for submitting this request.
I have same problem : auto-rotate is enabled in IOS which makes the app display rotate when in horizontal position (physically, volume button is now on top right...
Forum: Photo Software 04-07-2019
Replies: 26
Views: 808
Posted By maigo
I am using iPhone 8 Plus. Page 27 of manual - I...

I am using iPhone 8 Plus.
Page 27 of manual - I have enabled hardware shutter (Volume+ button) but it doesn’t work. Only the big display button works.
Any idea how to enable it?


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Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-05-2019
Replies: 75
Views: 2,682
Posted By maigo
I think another equivalent term is: standing...

I think another equivalent term is: standing order.


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Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 04-05-2019
Replies: 46
Views: 2,045
Posted By maigo
Any here use their new $90 Bessa L?

Some caveats for all you new Bessa-L owners.

(1) Be careful winding when you reach exposure number 36. If you try to squeeze an extra frame from a roll the advance lever will usually get stuck...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-03-2019
Replies: 75
Views: 2,682
Posted By maigo
https://seekingalpha.com/article/4252204-eastman-k...

https://seekingalpha.com/article/4252204-eastman-kodak-company-kodk-q4-2018-results-earnings-call-transcript




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Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-31-2019
Replies: 2
Views: 195
Posted By maigo
Olympus PEN-F/FT/FV Lens Adapters (OM and P/M42)

I picked up two Olympus-PEN adapters for a few dollars last week at the local thrift store. One is an Olympus OM and the other is Practica/M42.
There were no manuals with either adapter.
This is...
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-31-2019
Replies: 119
Views: 2,118
Posted By maigo
Which camera do you want that isn`t currently made?

A flexible, scratch and dust resistant digital sensor with storage that can be swapped with film pressure plate in any 35mm film camera.


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Forum: Photography General Interest 03-30-2019
Replies: 100
Views: 7,697
Posted By maigo
The memory card had two visible images of a...

The memory card had two visible images of a grandmother’s Christmas dinner at home.

I couldn’t find a free image file recovery app for OSX (did not look hard though).
The free preview...
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-30-2019
Replies: 0
Views: 151
Posted By maigo
Stale Dated Velvia 100f (135, 36x5) $35 (amazon.com)

Now that B&H has run out of stale dated Fujifilm transparency films there is an alternate source on on amazon.com for $7USD a roll.

Description says expired 03/2019. Condition is used.

Fujifilm...
Forum: RFF Polls 03-28-2019
Replies: 205
Views: 16,313
Posted By maigo
Dozens... and there is another local camera swap...

Dozens... and there is another local camera swap meet on Saturday.

https://m.facebook.com/events/south-arm-united-church/richmond-camera-show-swap-meet/249510725947847/



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Forum: Photography General Interest 03-28-2019
Replies: 85
Views: 2,319
Posted By maigo
In my city of Burnaby, BC, Canada in Oct 2012 at...

In my city of Burnaby, BC, Canada in Oct 2012 at Metrotown Mall a 16 year old film photographer was assaulted by security and arrested (but not charged) by police.

...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 03-27-2019
Replies: 43
Views: 1,695
Posted By maigo
NIB Bessa-L Silver Body on Amazon $90USD

Glad to help. Hope everyone receives their order.
I already have a black body for my 15/4.5 and 25/4 so I did not order.

It is just as well there is no warranty as my experience a few months ago...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 03-27-2019
Replies: 43
Views: 1,695
Posted By maigo
NIB Bessa-L Silver Body on Amazon $90USD

New in factory packaged box from PhotoVillage on Amazon.com. Sold as-is because, quote, discontinued item.
Site says five units in stock as of today.

Voigtlander Bessa-L Body Silver...
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-22-2019
Replies: 3,801
Views: 316,429
Posted By maigo
Necrothread Alert! This week, an Olympus 35SP...

Necrothread Alert!

This week, an Olympus 35SP and an Argus Seventy-Five.




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Forum: Travel 03-18-2019
Replies: 13
Views: 674
Posted By maigo
No experience with travel Central Asia but I saw...

No experience with travel Central Asia but I saw this twitter feed today via Stephen Dowling of woman traveling with film camera in Kyrgyzstan.
Maybe you can reach out to...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-16-2019
Replies: 212
Views: 7,582
Posted By maigo
Are Latter-Day Film SLRs Currently the Overlooked Film Camera?

Two years ago I bought a Nikon F601 (aka N6006) at a thrift store for $18 CAD. It is in perfect working order with hardly a scratch.
I use it with a Nikkor 70-210/f4 zoom for action shots of my kids...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-15-2019
Replies: 29
Views: 636
Posted By maigo
Using old TMAX developer

I think we should all show respect for experience and knowledge from our photo-elders and come-befores.
The desired outcome will change from generation to generation as it did for the elders and...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-15-2019
Replies: 61
Views: 2,369
Posted By maigo
220 on an annual order basis from Ilford or Kodak...

220 on an annual order basis from Ilford or Kodak would be gratefully accepted by the film community. Even if it is more than twice the price of 120 it is very useful for travel.


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Forum: Photography General Interest 03-12-2019
Replies: 187
Views: 2,301
Posted By maigo
Cut the puns to half the width and port-être we...

Cut the puns to half the width and port-être we can spool out to 74!


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Forum: Photography General Interest 03-10-2019
Replies: 100
Views: 7,697
Posted By maigo
I just bought a Canon Powershot G11 at the thrift...

I just bought a Canon Powershot G11 at the thrift store for $13CDN. It came with a battery and 4GB card. Only three images visible on the SD card but I’ll give this a try!



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Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 03-08-2019
Replies: 12
Views: 1,015
Posted By maigo
Monitor Calibration

DisplayCal does not expressly support the Spyder Express hardware.

https://displaycal.net/#instruments


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Forum: RFF News 02-28-2019
Replies: 146
Views: 5,031
Posted By maigo
Kiev me a break! Sent from my iPhone using...

Kiev me a break!


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Forum: RFF News 02-28-2019
Replies: 146
Views: 5,031
Posted By maigo
(In an old school rap style) I am the Alpa, the...

(In an old school rap style)

I am the Alpa, the Omega, the KONIg of Mount Fuji.
The Top con of the hill there is none higher, your favorite films I will retire.
Buy in bulk, roll your own cans....
Forum: RFF News 02-28-2019
Replies: 146
Views: 5,031
Posted By maigo
Fuji film price hike in the offing

This circular argument is polarizing their customers. The linear price increase warms some to the continued film availability and cools others to its imminent demise.
I am not neutral in this...
Forum: RFF News 02-28-2019
Replies: 146
Views: 5,031
Posted By maigo
If we are not focal about our desire for more...

If we are not focal about our desire for more films from Fuji they will leaf the film business and shutter their doors in an instax.


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Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-28-2019
Replies: 59
Views: 26,060
Posted By maigo
Color-film trials, Fujicolor Industrial 100 (& Industrial 400)

200 Superia and 400 X-Tra 135 films are still available in retail packs here in Vancouver, Canada area.
200 135 is best price at $31.99 CDN for 3 pack.
400 135 is best price at $44.99 CDN for 5...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-28-2019
Replies: 31
Views: 995
Posted By maigo
Agreed. Same reason why bidder IDs are disguised...

Agreed. Same reason why bidder IDs are disguised from seller during auction and why bidders cannot see ID of other bidders.
That was not the case 8-10 years ago when it was an open market and bidder...
Forum: RFF News 02-26-2019
Replies: 146
Views: 5,031
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Fuji film price hike in the offing

If you are waiting for Fujifilm to develop new film products you should stop and fix your mind on a new supplier.


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Forum: RFF News 02-25-2019
Replies: 146
Views: 5,031
Posted By maigo
Japan appears prepare to resume commercial...

Japan appears prepare to resume commercial whaling in 2019 though who knows if whale gelatin is still a component in current emulsions.

...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 02-22-2019
Replies: 8
Views: 607
Posted By maigo
Singapore sights and MF suggestions?

In Singapore I took both my GA645i and Portra 400 and BESSA-R4M with CV 25/4, Ultron-M 35/1.7 and HP5+.
Even though I carried both around with me I ended up using my iPhone the most due to the...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 02-22-2019
Replies: 8
Views: 607
Posted By maigo
Singapore sights and MF suggestions?

My family and I went to Singapore last March for three days to visit friends.
We stayed at an Airbnb in the Geylang district which has the best preserved shophouses and (some say) most authentic...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-20-2019
Replies: 33
Views: 1,247
Posted By maigo
Hahaha. That is new Vancouver condos sales...

Hahaha.
That is new Vancouver condos sales openings circa 2015.
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-19-2019
Replies: 5
Views: 443
Posted By maigo
My turn to be an a-hole. Oh, another ridiculous...

My turn to be an a-hole.

Oh, another ridiculous HDR shot.
Yay.
Add a hummingbird and put it on the front page of Flickr.



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Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-19-2019
Replies: 61
Views: 2,369
Posted By maigo
Thanks for the info OP. I am satisfied to see the...

Thanks for the info OP. I am satisfied to see the continued manufacturer support and broadening product offers from Kodak and, hopefully, Fuji.
I would like to see more format support - 127, 126 and...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 02-18-2019
Replies: 7
Views: 388
Posted By maigo
Viewfinders with spirit level- options

For my combination of CV 15/4.5 + Bessa-L, bought a small round bubble level and glued it to the top of the camera.
A small one about 6mm wide fits snugly between shoe and winder.
However, this is...
Forum: Other RF 02-13-2019
Replies: 24
Views: 1,122
Posted By maigo
Can we talk Bell and Howell Foton?

Check the Royal Post tracking site.
Often the Country of Origin postal site will give more details than that of the receiving country.

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Forum: Photography General Interest 02-10-2019
Replies: 88
Views: 2,153
Posted By maigo
Travel camera advice

I have both the iPhone 8 Plus and Panasonic LX7.
The LX7 Zeiss zoom lens has better contrast and the sensor produces more natural colors than the 8 plus. The LX7 can support screw-on filters and...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-07-2019
Replies: 74
Views: 2,974
Posted By maigo
These have a Mad Max feel to them. I like it....

These have a Mad Max feel to them. I like it.

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Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-05-2019
Replies: 52
Views: 1,746
Posted By maigo
The Rochester NY Democrat and Chronicle newspaper...

The Rochester NY Democrat and Chronicle newspaper thought this such high-profile story that they reported it three days later (today) via a Gannet wire story.

...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-03-2019
Replies: 58
Views: 1,843
Posted By maigo
What Film to bring for two week Japan travel

Porta 400 plus your fav 400 speed B&W.
Get some Velvia 100 locally in Japan for Hanami if you’re there during Cherry Blossom time.

My family and I visited at late March and early April last...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-03-2019
Replies: 58
Views: 1,843
Posted By maigo
This PDF describes the explosives detection...

This PDF describes the explosives detection machine that you are referring to:
https://smithsdetection-scio.com/AssetDownload.aspx?client=1&task=FdZ6hcvRqrNqDFpmLL1VFA%3d%3d


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Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 02-02-2019
Replies: 32
Views: 2,092
Posted By maigo
Nonsense! you should see a doctor...

Nonsense! you should see a doctor Immediatly!![/quote]

Doctor? Do you mean a man of Science?

I'm not convinced that the OOF background on this lens (or any other with such a large aperture) when...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 02-02-2019
Replies: 32
Views: 2,092
Posted By maigo
The OOF on this lens gives me vertigo and makes...

The OOF on this lens gives me vertigo and makes me want to vomit. See the lady feeding dog photo for example.
All his models look like they want to fall asleep. Even the ones on the swings.
I guess...
Forum: RFF Polls 01-30-2019
Replies: 66
Views: 3,031
Posted By maigo
New, Improved Age Poll!

99pc of time I use Tapatalk app. 1pc of time I use web for browsing RFF classifieds or posting an occasional image with Flickr BBcode.
Tapatalk does not support any of the RFF polls - they do not...
Forum: Olympus RF 01-28-2019
Replies: 6
Views: 2,233
Posted By maigo
If in 2019 or later google brings you to this...

If in 2019 or later google brings you to this page (as it did me) look at these two pages on RFF for excellent instructions on understanding the Seiko-FLA shutter and disassemble, clean, lubricate...
Forum: Travel 01-26-2019
Replies: 3
Views: 360
Posted By maigo
South Carolina, Georgia, Florida. Mid-late March 2019

Hi all,

Advise wanted for a trip we are considering in mid to late March on the US east coast.
Probably from Charleston to Orlando.
We are from Vancouver and a family of 4, two adults and two kids...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 01-22-2019
Replies: 13
Views: 642
Posted By maigo
Canon QL17GIII - Problem Removing Stuck Front Element Inner Retaining Ring

Well, I finally got it apart. I made the jig using files down screwdrivers as in the above photo but it did not work. The points would slip out before I could apply enough force to loosen the ring....
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 01-18-2019
Replies: 14
Views: 783
Posted By maigo
Dropped the Bessa R4M - Rangefinder out of alignment

Hi,

A little bit of googling brought me to this sites review of Dubai camera sales/repair shop:
http://www.jaffatelaqlam.com/placevents/2014/2/6/f49p3kupp1m9haztil97nrwo299lae...
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-16-2019
Replies: 240
Views: 6,548
Posted By maigo
Anyone else noticing that Flickr is working poorly?

When I am logged into Flickr I see my full name.
When I am not, I see my screen name.


Flickr password database was hacked in the past two years - have you changed your password?

Flickr spam...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-15-2019
Replies: 111
Views: 3,890
Posted By maigo
Just read the specs on this beast....

Just read the specs on this beast.
17.6oz/499grams. Yikes, that is a P&S brick!

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Forum: Photography General Interest 01-10-2019
Replies: 240
Views: 6,548
Posted By maigo
Anyone else noticing that Flickr is working poorly?

The iPhone Flickr app is solid, if a little feature deprived.
No panda errors before or after the Flickr company.


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Forum: Repair / Camera Care 01-09-2019
Replies: 13
Views: 642
Posted By maigo
I tried two more approaches tonight. (1) I...

I tried two more approaches tonight.

(1)
I filed down my ESD needle nose component pliers to remove the pliable tips and then used a heat gun to apply some serious heat.
Using my Costco surface...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 01-09-2019
Replies: 13
Views: 642
Posted By maigo
Thanks for the link. The tool image is from the...

Thanks for the link. The tool image is from the original Canonet Service Manual.

I could see perhaps a 1 inch OD pipe with notches cut on the bottom and a pair of holes on top to run a rod or...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 01-09-2019
Replies: 42
Views: 1,881
Posted By maigo
Have you looked into Vancouver Drum Scan? Prices...

Have you looked into Vancouver Drum Scan?
Prices are reasonable...
Looks like a home based business for someones idle drum scanner in Coquitlam.
...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 01-09-2019
Replies: 13
Views: 642
Posted By maigo
I got this idea in an email from ebay seller...

I got this idea in an email from ebay seller nobbysparrow for a DIY spanner.
This ground-down pliers won't work because of the angled approach to the innder notches.
So I'll try getting some...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 01-09-2019
Replies: 13
Views: 642
Posted By maigo
Thanks MacReady - I do have a spanner wrench but...

Thanks MacReady - I do have a spanner wrench but as Dan Daniel says, it's too large to fit into the space.



I only have one spanner and it was 26USD...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 01-08-2019
Replies: 13
Views: 642
Posted By maigo
Canon QL17GIII - Problem Removing Stuck Front Element Inner Retaining Ring

Hi Folks,

I have a Canonet QL17GIII with a sticky slow shutter and a dial that won't reach 500.

My approach to repair is to remove the front lens element to access the shutter.
I have referred to...
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-01-2019
Replies: 113
Views: 4,511
Posted By maigo
Try this: https://flic.kr/p/HwS5oQ...

Try this:
https://flic.kr/p/HwS5oQ (https://flic.kr/p/HwS5oQ)


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Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 12-31-2018
Replies: 19
Views: 817
Posted By maigo
First the hammer model, then the sickle model...

First the hammer model, then the sickle model then the star.


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Forum: Photography General Interest 12-30-2018
Replies: 70
Views: 1,445
Posted By maigo
Today I've got these cameras loaded with film:...

Today I've got these cameras loaded with film: Canon P with Serenar 35/2.8 FP4 for B&W on brighter days, Konica Auto S3 with TMax400 for dimmer days, Olympus 35EC with XP2 for testing the camera...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-24-2018
Replies: 64
Views: 2,559
Posted By maigo
Adox CHS 100 II film is back!!

Yes, locally all the exotics (Kodak and Fuji Pro, Cinestill, Ektachrome) are $15-$19 at Beau, Leos and Kerrisdale.

However, there are several films for less than $10 at Kerrisdale Cameras....
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-22-2018
Replies: 60
Views: 2,448
Posted By maigo
Swangard Stadium - 1991 BMW E34 535i...

Swangard Stadium - 1991 BMW E34 535i (https://flic.kr/p/PYvoeX) by Maigo (https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/), on Flickr

1991 BMW E34 535i
Ilford XP2 Super, Olympus...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-07-2018
Replies: 5
Views: 342
Posted By maigo
Darn, just saw this now and I bought two...

Darn, just saw this now and
I bought two typewriter ribbons for $14 a few hours ago. :(



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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-03-2018
Replies: 213
Views: 23,987
Posted By maigo
Shibadaimon Street, Tokyo

Shibadaimon Street, Tokyo (https://flic.kr/p/2arQQmQ) by Maigo (https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/), on Flickr
Spring 2018, Bessa R4a, Ultron-M 35/1.7, Ilford...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-03-2018
Replies: 16
Views: 741
Posted By maigo
Thanks Jan for the list. I still haven't sent my...

Thanks Jan for the list. I still haven't sent my most recent rolls out for processing.
I've used The Lab both directly or indirectly (through Kerrisdale Cameras). They rubbed me the wrong way when I...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 12-03-2018
Replies: 32
Views: 7,476
Posted By maigo
Burnaby Civic Square

Snack Time, Spring 2015 (https://flic.kr/p/qt6TQH) by Maigo (https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/), on Flickr

Canon P, Canon Serenar 35/2.8 (Small chrome one), Expired Fujifilm Sensia 100...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 12-03-2018
Replies: 438
Views: 119,888
Posted By maigo
Swangard Stadium, Burnaby BC Canada - High School...

Swangard Stadium, Burnaby BC Canada - High School Track Meet May 2015 (https://flic.kr/p/xBY9YM) by Maigo (https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/), on Flickr

Canon P, Canon 50/1.4, Ilford...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-03-2018
Replies: 681
Views: 85,610
Posted By maigo
Locarno Beach, Vancouver BC

Locarno Beach. Vancouver BC. August 2018 (https://flic.kr/p/2cosqof) by Maigo (https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/), on Flickr
Olympus 35RC Fujifilm Superia...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 11-23-2018
Replies: 135
Views: 73,428
Posted By maigo
$899 at BH PhotoVideo right now, $150 off regular...

$899 at BH PhotoVideo right now, $150 off regular price.
Very tempting.


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Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 11-14-2018
Replies: 16
Views: 741
Posted By maigo
I have used The Darkroom for at least 50 rolls of...

I have used The Darkroom for at least 50 rolls of C41, E6 on 35 and 120 over the past three years.
Their C41 process and scan is OK. Acceptable, but so are local labs.
BW is process with Ilford DDX...
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-09-2018
Replies: 51
Views: 6,118
Posted By maigo
Conmen gonna con and Etsy crafter/lomo/hipster...

Conmen gonna con and Etsy crafter/lomo/hipster purchasers are not discerning.


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Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-07-2018
Replies: 1
Views: 340
Posted By maigo
Tapatalk is creating double posts. Mods, please...

Tapatalk is creating double posts.

Mods, please delete this thread - thanks.


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Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-07-2018
Replies: 5
Views: 477
Posted By maigo
Photographer Thelma Pepper captured the 'ordinary women' of Saskatchewan

From the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC), a profile of 98 year old photographer Thelma Pepper.
I recommend you set aside 25 min and listen to the linked documentary produced by David Gupnik....
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-07-2018
Replies: 1
Views: 340
Posted By maigo
Photographer Thelma Pepper captured the 'ordinary women' of Saskatchewan

From the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC), a profile of 98 year old photographer Thelma Pepper.
I recommend you set aside 25 min and listen to the linked documentary produced by David Gupnik....
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-07-2018
Replies: 166
Views: 4,587
Posted By maigo
For the technically minded, this is an...

For the technically minded, this is an interesting Flickr code blog post from Jan 2017 that shares how they optimized their stored images to avoid adding any additional storage space through the 2016...
Forum: Sony Alpha Mirrorless - All Models 11-07-2018
Replies: 11
Views: 988
Posted By maigo
I live in Vancouver. Earlier this year I bought...

I live in Vancouver.
Earlier this year I bought a new Bessa R4, that was ineligible for international shipping, shipped to Blaine WA parcel receiving service and imported it myself.
My billing...
Forum: Nikon RF 11-06-2018
Replies: 19
Views: 2,367
Posted By maigo
That is some good work! What is your...

That is some good work!
What is your website?


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Forum: Repair / Camera Care 11-06-2018
Replies: 10
Views: 414
Posted By maigo
Sorry - I cannot tell where you are from because...

Sorry - I cannot tell where you are from because the post didn't say and Tapatalk app doesn't display your profile details.

Which country are you in?


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Forum: Repair / Camera Care 11-06-2018
Replies: 10
Views: 414
Posted By maigo
Repairs : CV Bessa R4a

Check the head bartender’s website:
[url] https://www.cameraquest.com/repairs.htm/url]


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Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 11-05-2018
Replies: 24
Views: 783
Posted By maigo
Ooooo... maybe... naughty telegraphists and the...

Ooooo... maybe... naughty telegraphists and the predecessor of Snapchat - Snaptap.

This could be the missing chapter from the book "The Victorian Internet"

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Forum: Repair / Camera Care 11-05-2018
Replies: 7
Views: 540
Posted By maigo
Congrats! Taking a break, going back to the...

Congrats!

Taking a break, going back to the drawing board, reassessing and re-reading are always recommended before banging your head (or the lens/camera) against the wall.

Michael



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Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 11-02-2018
Replies: 17
Views: 881
Posted By maigo
If you need a basic Mac with FireWire for...

If you need a basic Mac with FireWire for scanning then this might suit you:

https://m.newegg.ca/products/9SIAA7R8829545

Otherwise perhaps check with Horgarth Ferguson here on RFF for 120...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 11-02-2018
Replies: 17
Views: 881
Posted By maigo
Looking for a new scanner.

If you need a basic Mac with FireWire for scanning then this might suit you:

https://m.newegg.ca/products/9SIAA7R8829545

Otherwise perhaps check with Hogarth Ferguson here on RFF for 120 scanning...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 10-31-2018
Replies: 27
Views: 943
Posted By maigo
Maybe Freestyle already paid import duties on the...

Maybe Freestyle already paid import duties on the materials when they entered USA hence it is now considered eligible under NAFTA?


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Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 10-31-2018
Replies: 30
Views: 1,410
Posted By maigo
Fugly gets an updated image in Wikimedia. Sent...

Fugly gets an updated image in Wikimedia.


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Forum: Hardware / Computers / Drives / etc 10-31-2018
Replies: 38
Views: 1,692
Posted By maigo
I've got an iMac early 2009 (24", Core2Duo 3Ghz,...

I've got an iMac early 2009 (24", Core2Duo 3Ghz, 8GB) upgraded to 128GB SSD internally and use a FW800 3TB laCie external for online image storage. 2TB of photo and video going back to 2003....
Forum: Hardware / Computers / Drives / etc 10-30-2018
Replies: 38
Views: 1,692
Posted By maigo
Which version of Lightroom and Photoshop do you...

Which version of Lightroom and Photoshop do you plan to use?


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Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 10-29-2018
Replies: 19
Views: 1,047
Posted By maigo
The same ad showed up in my ebay recommended...

The same ad showed up in my ebay recommended items feed even though I never clicked on the link in original post.

I suspect this is a promoted ad based on my ebay saved searches and watched items...
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 10-28-2018
Replies: 69
Views: 2,915
Posted By maigo
Back on topic, here's a photo, on film, of a...

Back on topic, here's a photo, on film, of a "little library" in Burnaby BC Canada.

Fujifilm Superia 200
Pentax ESII
SMC Takumar 50mm f1.4

Rowan Avenue Little Library. September 2018...
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 10-28-2018
Replies: 69
Views: 2,915
Posted By maigo
I live in an apartment. Residents frequently...

I live in an apartment. Residents frequently leave books for the taking by the garbage/recycle bins. Not quite a "little library" but still some interesting finds.
My most recent score was a...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 10-25-2018
Replies: 10
Views: 449
Posted By maigo
HU: Ebay 10% Off Everything*

ebay.com and ebay.ca

Code: PICKUPTEN
Ends: Fri Oct 26 0800 EST.

*Check the T&C:

No minimum purchase necessary. The Coupon discount is capped at a maximum value of $100. Discount applies to the...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-23-2018
Replies: 70
Views: 1,151
Posted By maigo
Buy an election. Sent from my iPhone using...

Buy an election.


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Forum: Photography General Interest 10-22-2018
Replies: 38
Views: 1,688
Posted By maigo
At the very least they should have put a JCII...

At the very least they should have put a JCII Passed gold sticker on the body.


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Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 10-22-2018
Replies: 124
Views: 18,786
Posted By maigo
Spring 2018 I went with my family (wife, 3yr,...

Spring 2018 I went with my family (wife, 3yr, 8yr) to Malaysia, Singapore and Japan for five weeks.
I took my R4M with CV15/4.5, CV25/4, CV35/1.7-M, Canon 50/1.4 and GA645.

I forgot the 15 finder...
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 10-21-2018
Replies: 124
Views: 18,786
Posted By maigo
This is why this forum is still relevant. When...

This is why this forum is still relevant.

When threads are resurrected you can have one or more cohorts answering the same question and if one cares enough to consider historical points of view,...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-18-2018
Replies: 38
Views: 1,688
Posted By maigo
3m51s long. I scanned through with sound off. No...

3m51s long. I scanned through with sound off. No "Yashica" camera in video. Did I miss something?


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Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-08-2018
Replies: 23
Views: 900
Posted By maigo
And I have never once re-used an already exposed...

And I have never once re-used an already exposed roll.
.
.
.
Happened at least three times!


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Forum: Photography General Interest 10-05-2018
Replies: 100
Views: 2,771
Posted By maigo
Your favorite camera that you do not want to buy?

Mamiya 7ii...
but I have the consolation prizes - two of Koni-Omega Rapid-M and thousands of dollars for film.


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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-30-2018
Replies: 198
Views: 10,214
Posted By maigo
Osaka Nishinari Shopping Arcade. Can you spot the...

Osaka Nishinari Shopping Arcade. Can you spot the shopkeeper? (https://flic.kr/p/NoEE6w) by Michael (https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/), on Flickr

March 2018. Osaka, Japan.
Bessa R4M,...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-30-2018
Replies: 213
Views: 23,987
Posted By maigo
Tokyo from Tokyo Tower - April 2018...

Tokyo from Tokyo Tower - April 2018 (https://flic.kr/p/NoECuf) by Michael (https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/), on Flickr

Bessa R4M, Voigtlander Ultron-M 35/1.7,...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-30-2018
Replies: 213
Views: 23,987
Posted By maigo
Thanks xayraa33!

Thanks xayraa33!
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 09-27-2018
Replies: 11
Views: 802
Posted By maigo
Ffordes has been broken into

Could be the makings of a heist movie:
Oceans f16



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Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-26-2018
Replies: 37
Views: 1,404
Posted By maigo
In Vancouver, BC: You can deal directly with The...

In Vancouver, BC:
You can deal directly with The Lab if you are close by.
http://www.thelabvancouver.com
Otherwise, Vancouver area Kerrisdale Cameras and London Drugs branches accept drop off for...
Forum: Travel 09-25-2018
Replies: 48
Views: 2,516
Posted By maigo
After watching Biggest Little Railroad, I'm...

After watching Biggest Little Railroad, I'm thinking about Scotland too.
Enjoy your trip.


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Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 09-23-2018
Replies: 9
Views: 593
Posted By maigo
I believe this is the flocking material you are...

I believe this is the flocking material you are referring to:

http://www.fpi-protostar.com/flock.htm



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Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 09-23-2018
Replies: 18
Views: 706
Posted By maigo
One can never have enough 52mm yellow filters....

One can never have enough 52mm yellow filters.
Or 49mm.
Or 46mm.
Or 39mm.
Or step down rings.



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Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-19-2018
Replies: 197
Views: 11,439
Posted By maigo
Ektachrome update?

Today I saw Kodak t-shirt on a model in a poster in the window of a Forever 21 store local shopping mall.
Will post the pic of poster when I'm on a PC.

...
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 09-11-2018
Replies: 128
Views: 25,049
Posted By maigo
You forgot: 0. Have an Ultron-M 35/1.7 :) For...

You forgot:
0. Have an Ultron-M 35/1.7 :)

For most us it takes years to go through a series of lenses.

I'm having fun following your adventure as you compress years of living into weeks.


Sent...
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-10-2018
Replies: 18
Views: 697
Posted By maigo
Adults can make these mistakes too. Three adults...

Adults can make these mistakes too.
Three adults (so called social media stars) died at Squamish, an hour north of Vancouver last July.

This same team was banned from Yellowstone last year for...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-08-2018
Replies: 213
Views: 23,987
Posted By maigo
Tokyo Japan

View from Tokyo Tower, April 2018.

Bessa R4m, Ultron-M 35/1.7, HP5+.

Too bad about the thick glass corner causing reflection but I still like the cityscape.

Tokyo from Tokyo Tower...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-07-2018
Replies: 384
Views: 30,062
Posted By maigo
Kyoto Tower - View North

Bessa R4M, Ultron-M 35/1.7, HP5+, B+W Yellow Filter.

Kyoto Tower - View North (https://flic.kr/p/29qJhEw) by Michael (https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/), on...
Forum: Cameras in the Movies / TV / Media 09-07-2018
Replies: 141
Views: 36,504
Posted By maigo
Sakura, Guardian in the North

I watched some of this movie on an ANA flight from Japan to home. I love how they even used a self-timer.

The movie is called "Sakura, Guardian in the North" starring Sayuri...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 09-02-2018
Replies: 10
Views: 1,120
Posted By maigo
Just out of curiosity... The seller (Setadel...

Just out of curiosity...
The seller (Setadel Studio) is in the Toronto. Ontario area.
How does a small market (Canada is 10pc of USA population) support such a high-end business?
Buy and sell to...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-29-2018
Replies: 5,575
Views: 957,599
Posted By maigo
Let's wake this dormant thread with some more...

Let's wake this dormant thread with some more coffee.
Airbnb morning coffee in Hiroshima Japan. March 2018

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1843/44316495531_73443a5279_b.jpg...
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-29-2018
Replies: 25
Views: 1,265
Posted By maigo
But if you HAD spent the money you would still...

But if you HAD spent the money you would still have 15pc of it. ;)



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Forum: Photography General Interest 08-28-2018
Replies: 25
Views: 1,265
Posted By maigo
At 21:59 was within a breath of pulling the...

At 21:59 was within a breath of pulling the trigger on a CV 21/4 but.... since I already have the CV 25/4 the better angels in me showed me that
$400 (CDN) could be saved... or better spent...
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-28-2018
Replies: 25
Views: 1,265
Posted By maigo
Well, we are now told that truth is not truth....

Well, we are now told that truth is not truth.
Consequently, everything is not everything.


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Forum: Photography General Interest 08-27-2018
Replies: 75
Views: 2,343
Posted By maigo
It will be saved by letting it continue to...

It will be saved by letting it continue to evolve.


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Forum: Cameras in the Movies / TV / Media 08-27-2018
Replies: 8
Views: 976
Posted By maigo
Here is a link from Hilton twitter feed. Instax...

Here is a link from Hilton twitter feed.

Instax print but non-Instax camera. Not sure the model.

https://twitter.com/hiltonvanmetro/status/1033436382671396864?s=21

...
Forum: Travel 08-25-2018
Replies: 25
Views: 1,212
Posted By maigo
OP, have you decided? Sent from my iPhone using...

OP, have you decided?


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Forum: Travel 08-23-2018
Replies: 79
Views: 2,671
Posted By maigo
+1 for Finland. We’ve only visited...

+1 for Finland.
We’ve only visited Helsinki but very scenic/photogenic, easy to navigate, everyone spoke English. At least they use the mostly same character set to English so you can become...
Forum: Zeiss Contax 08-20-2018
Replies: 56
Views: 1,639
Posted By maigo
But for now... what films to bring? ;) Sent...

But for now... what films to bring? ;)


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Forum: Photography General Interest 08-20-2018
Replies: 2
Views: 357
Posted By maigo
Kodak in Toronto

Thanks for sharing.

The first blogto link is interesting from a family history perspective but the building represents little cultural value and no heritage significance.

From this Eglington...
Forum: Zeiss Contax 08-19-2018
Replies: 56
Views: 1,639
Posted By maigo
I would take two lenses. Focal length is up to...

I would take two lenses. Focal length is up to you.
Three has always been a pain as, for me, the third lens almost never gets used.
I killed an AF Nikon lens in Egypt due to sand. Changing lenses...
Forum: Zeiss Contax 08-19-2018
Replies: 56
Views: 1,639
Posted By maigo
Cheeky. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk

Cheeky.


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Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 08-19-2018
Replies: 92
Views: 4,049
Posted By maigo
Lens cases often had straps - all my Pentax SMC...

Lens cases often had straps - all my Pentax SMC M42 lenses came with them for example.

Did anyone ever carry lenses over their shoulder? Seems unwieldy and impractical.



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Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 08-19-2018
Replies: 92
Views: 4,049
Posted By maigo
I love the look of the hippie straps but...

I love the look of the hippie straps but haven’t tried one yet. Watching a few auctions to use them with my 70s era SLRs.


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Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 08-18-2018
Replies: 28
Views: 1,142
Posted By maigo
He said durable, not easier. Sent from my...

He said durable, not easier.


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Forum: Travel 08-17-2018
Replies: 25
Views: 1,212
Posted By maigo
Camera Shops to visit: Vancouver: Leos Camera...

Camera Shops to visit:

Vancouver:
Leos Camera Supply
Beau Photo

Victoria:
Camera Traders
Kerrisdale Camera
Forum: Travel 08-16-2018
Replies: 25
Views: 1,212
Posted By maigo
For Vancouver, Gastown, along Powell or water....

For Vancouver,
Gastown, along Powell or water. More tourists than locals on this strip. Go to side streets to see locals but it’s a bit of a rough trade on the side streets. (Google vancouver...
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-13-2018
Replies: 11
Views: 848
Posted By maigo
Large selection of his prints viewable online at...

Large selection of his prints viewable online at Vancouver Equinox Gallery:

http://www.equinoxgallery.com/artists/portfolio/fred-herzog


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Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 08-08-2018
Replies: 4
Views: 933
Posted By maigo
Any news? Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk

Any news?


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Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 08-06-2018
Replies: 2
Views: 312
Posted By maigo
Great question! The symbols are not an accurate...

Great question!

The symbols are not an accurate guide.
Follow the acceptance rules of your local recycling facility. Those rules are likely based on the container type and source.
Putting any old...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 08-01-2018
Replies: 7
Views: 1,587
Posted By maigo
Viewing local folders for Lightroom publish services?

This is what I do with the Flickr plugin on LR5.
I create a smart collection based on metadata, keywords and "pick flag". The photos meant for Flickr are marked with a 5 star rating. Then the plugin...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-31-2018
Replies: 197
Views: 11,439
Posted By maigo
Several hundred of my neighbours work at Kodak...

Several hundred of my neighbours work at Kodak print technologies (formerly Creo) here in Burnaby BC.
How many of them are relaxed?


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Forum: SLRs - the unRF 07-30-2018
Replies: 126
Views: 5,849
Posted By maigo
1. You're correct. 2. It's the OP's...

1. You're correct.

2. It's the OP's responsibility to read through all responses and determine what is right for her/him.


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Forum: Repair / Camera Care 07-30-2018
Replies: 19
Views: 594
Posted By maigo
Try using a pencil eraser. Either traditional...

Try using a pencil eraser. Either traditional pink/rubber or white/synthetic. Rub rapidly with varying degrees of pressure.


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Forum: Zeiss Contax 07-22-2018
Replies: 5
Views: 622
Posted By maigo
Start with replacing the batteries with new,...

Start with replacing the batteries with new, fresh ones.


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Forum: Repair / Camera Care 07-22-2018
Replies: 29
Views: 1,488
Posted By maigo
I bought a new Bessa R4M in Jan 2018....

I bought a new Bessa R4M in Jan 2018.
Rangefinder out of alignment on delivery.
Exposure counter self-reset stoped working after 5 rolls.
Factory batteries died after 15 rolls.

Is (was) the...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-18-2018
Replies: 6
Views: 645
Posted By maigo
Maria Butina - Film Photography Buff?

I noticed this camera in her twitter profile photo.
As an alleged spy I would have expected her to use something smaller.

What camera is she holding?

https://twitter.com/maria_butina


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