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Forum: RFF Photo Projects 11-30-2017
Replies: 194
Views: 9,884
Posted By Darshan
No worries. I would hate to have missed it due...

No worries.
I would hate to have missed it due to some crazy postal error.

Received 4 more awesome cards over the past few days :)
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 11-24-2017
Replies: 194
Views: 9,884
Posted By Darshan
So far, I have received 22 cards, thanks to all,...

So far, I have received 22 cards, thanks to all, it's great to see everyone's photographs.

@Lughmatic: Sadly, I have not received your card, surprising the post-office didn't alert you when you...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 11-01-2017
Replies: 194
Views: 9,884
Posted By Darshan
One of my cards that I addressed to John returned...

One of my cards that I addressed to John returned to be, address sticker unfortunately gone. I can't figure out if it was for John Campbell or John Weber. Can one of you please respond if you did or...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-28-2017
Replies: 29
Views: 1,994
Posted By Darshan
I am with you with regards to people appearing...

I am with you with regards to people appearing like morons while trying to take selfies, especially those who stick out their tongues, it's disgusting..:eek:

You have to agree though, "selfie"...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-28-2017
Replies: 29
Views: 1,994
Posted By Darshan
fair enough :D

fair enough :D
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-27-2017
Replies: 29
Views: 1,994
Posted By Darshan
Why don't you use your phone? What photo...

Why don't you use your phone?
What photo opportunity are you going to miss if you use a simple p&s as compared with a Hasselblad?
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 10-13-2017
Replies: 194
Views: 9,884
Posted By Darshan
Can't wait..:angel:

Can't wait..:angel:
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 10-13-2017
Replies: 194
Views: 9,884
Posted By Darshan
Hi guys, I sent out my cards a few days ago and...

Hi guys,

I sent out my cards a few days ago and some of you may have already received them. Rick (ColSebastianMoran) received his but it had no address! I glued address stickers with hand and even...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 10-05-2017
Replies: 194
Views: 9,884
Posted By Darshan
Got 2 more cards today, what a wonderful project...

Got 2 more cards today, what a wonderful project this is.
Btw, I am still waiting for my cards to come, so hang on folks.
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-05-2017
Replies: 45
Views: 1,756
Posted By Darshan
For me, the factor that decides what lens I get...

For me, the factor that decides what lens I get is the focal length.
Then I look for sharpness, character etc among lenses of the same FL.
Thereafter comes the ergonomics.
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-02-2017
Replies: 5,542
Views: 490,058
Posted By Darshan
iPhone 6...

iPhone 6 pano
https://farm1.staticflickr.com/334/20450832621_21e12ac798_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/xaaS3r)

Cousins enjoying frozen yogurt (iPhone...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-02-2017
Replies: 5,542
Views: 490,058
Posted By Darshan
I really like this one; great subject,...

I really like this one; great subject, composition and light.
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 09-28-2017
Replies: 194
Views: 9,884
Posted By Darshan
I received my first postcard yesterday, a...

I received my first postcard yesterday, a beautiful photo with a total solar eclipse stamp and a hand written note on the back...I feel like I am living in the 90's again - it's so exciting! :)
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 09-28-2017
Replies: 12
Views: 1,227
Posted By Darshan
Bob, unlike you, I print a lot; I hate the...

Bob, unlike you, I print a lot; I hate the expense but love holding a print in my hand. Heck if I like the photos, I may print a quarter of a roll each time. I have a stack of prints in a drawer and...
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 09-28-2017
Replies: 12
Views: 1,227
Posted By Darshan
Thanks all. I understand cropping is an option,...

Thanks all.

I understand cropping is an option, but it will be a tedious process to crop a lot of photos and my framing, even though not perfect, is pretty tight and I don't leave much useless...
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 09-28-2017
Replies: 12
Views: 1,227
Posted By Darshan
How do you print from your m4/3?

Hi guys,

I have been using m4/3 gear for a few years now but most of the prints I have made during those years are from my film gear (OM1 & 2 and Leica M4) and a few from my iPhone.

The question...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 09-27-2017
Replies: 36
Views: 1,727
Posted By Darshan
My kids are older (8 & 10) and I have taught them...

My kids are older (8 & 10) and I have taught them how to use my various cameras and they do it with great care. I have been impressed by some of their photos, they see things differently from a...
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-21-2017
Replies: 5,542
Views: 490,058
Posted By Darshan
GF1 + 20...

GF1 + 20 1.7
https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7554/16060381522_f16319bd34_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/qtcDTG)


iPhone 6 Plus
https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8645/29846965184_a60dee5a43_b.jpg...
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-12-2017
Replies: 90
Views: 2,646
Posted By Darshan
got some sailing related...

got some sailing related words:

winch
moored
jibe-ho
tacking
leeway
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 09-10-2017
Replies: 117
Views: 10,528
Posted By Darshan
While I have a few lenses faster than 2.5, I will...

While I have a few lenses faster than 2.5, I will be perfectly happy with 2.8 or 3.5 even. I almost never shoot at max aperture and have never bought a fast lens for its speed.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-31-2017
Replies: 815
Views: 91,537
Posted By Darshan
https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3908/14921926302_49...

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3908/14921926302_499145c792_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/oJALPq)


https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3484/5827262650_d80c3d840a_b.jpg...
Forum: DIYS Modifications 08-31-2017
Replies: 10
Views: 1,592
Posted By Darshan
Wow, very impressive. I hope he would consider...

Wow, very impressive.
I hope he would consider painting it with a different color (not black or white) to make it unique in appearance.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-28-2017
Replies: 287
Views: 28,511
Posted By Darshan
These certainly don't move, but they move a lot...

These certainly don't move, but they move a lot of people.


https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7535/15641283249_0d701061cf_b.jpg...
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-28-2017
Replies: 5,542
Views: 490,058
Posted By Darshan
https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4316/36075058122_75...

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4316/36075058122_75d1f196b3_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/WXQ6WJ)


https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4304/35281779554_0d8f49b8e0_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/VKJkS3)
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-28-2017
Replies: 1,425
Views: 195,010
Posted By Darshan
https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4207/35277958902_46...

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4207/35277958902_460d33934f_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/VKoL7J)


https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4240/35216026842_92b9e9568f_b.jpg...
Forum: Olympus RF 08-22-2017
Replies: 51
Views: 5,573
Posted By Darshan
I use several cameras and I have to say my XA4 is...

I use several cameras and I have to say my XA4 is the fastest shooter of all - open the front flap, scale focus, compose and shoot; I can take a photo within 3-5 secs after deciding to take it. Scale...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-21-2017
Replies: 3,021
Views: 480,374
Posted By Darshan
Freedom...

Freedom tower

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5497/31214509345_837c0fb527_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/Pyjw8B)


WTC memorial

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5445/31179070196_98006704e8_b.jpg...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 08-20-2017
Replies: 14
Views: 881
Posted By Darshan
What's the difference between Kodak process type...

What's the difference between Kodak process type 2 & type 3?
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-20-2017
Replies: 112
Views: 6,351
Posted By Darshan
I couldn't find the glasses in time in our...

I couldn't find the glasses in time in our neighborhood, we are going DIY, kids are excited to make a cardboard viewing box.
Not planning to take any photos of the eclipse itself as don't have...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 08-20-2017
Replies: 194
Views: 9,884
Posted By Darshan
Agree with raid. I have been a member for a few...

Agree with raid.
I have been a member for a few years but saw this project for the first time. I guess if the thread is not on the first page, it will get missed by most.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 08-19-2017
Replies: 14
Views: 881
Posted By Darshan
Thanks guys, I will look for a Kodak or Paterson...

Thanks guys, I will look for a Kodak or Paterson thermometer.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 08-19-2017
Replies: 14
Views: 881
Posted By Darshan
If I understand you guys correctly, the...

If I understand you guys correctly, the thermometer won't show me accurate temps if its not calibrated to a standard, right?
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 08-19-2017
Replies: 14
Views: 881
Posted By Darshan
thermometer

Hi guys,
I am starting to develop c41 film.
Since temperature control is very important for this process, I don't think I will be able to use the thermometer that I develop b&w with.
I saw this...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 08-19-2017
Replies: 40
Views: 3,688
Posted By Darshan
Hand agitation - 1 every 30 secs, chose 1 every...

Hand agitation - 1 every 30 secs, chose 1 every min as the former option is not available.
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 08-09-2017
Replies: 194
Views: 9,884
Posted By Darshan
I am in, just sent an email. Thanks for...

I am in, just sent an email.
Thanks for organizing, Stephan.
Forum: Travel 08-05-2017
Replies: 47
Views: 5,378
Posted By Darshan
I thoroughly enjoyed your blog and the photos...

I thoroughly enjoyed your blog and the photos which are amazing, thanks for sharing.
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 08-05-2017
Replies: 5
Views: 1,191
Posted By Darshan
Don't give up on it so quickly, it's a pretty...

Don't give up on it so quickly, it's a pretty reliable camera and shoots great photos. I have been using my GA645 for more than 5 years without any issues and my other 2 frequently used cameras are...
Forum: Scale Focus 35's 08-03-2017
Replies: 44
Views: 4,640
Posted By Darshan
Two summers ago, I tested my (new to me) 35S and...

Two summers ago, I tested my (new to me) 35S and shot 4 rolls in a couple of weeks. Out of those, I got only 3 OOF photos; about a quarter of the photos were shot inside with max aperture. I had...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-24-2017
Replies: 20
Views: 754
Posted By Darshan
FYI, you don't have to enter your email...

FYI, you don't have to enter your email address.

Btw, I got Tmax 100 & Fuji PRO 400H. I use Fuji PRO but I guess will have to try Tmax 100.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-24-2017
Replies: 7
Views: 573
Posted By Darshan
Thanks, Peter. I looked at some Tmax + D76 &...

Thanks, Peter.

I looked at some Tmax + D76 & Tmax +HC110 samples online and couldn't tell much difference with regards to grain and tonal range. Contrast appeared different, however; there are so...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-24-2017
Replies: 5,542
Views: 490,058
Posted By Darshan
Breck Marshall catboat,...

Breck Marshall catboat, Mystic
https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4304/35281779554_0d8f49b8e0_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/VKJkS3)


Charles W. Morgan whaleship,...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-24-2017
Replies: 7
Views: 573
Posted By Darshan
I want to develop C41 with C41 kit. Do you use...

I want to develop C41 with C41 kit.

Do you use a portable heater in your waterbath or keep adding hot/cold water to maintain the temp?

Thanks.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-24-2017
Replies: 7
Views: 573
Posted By Darshan
No takers? :(:confused::bang: I read about C41...

No takers? :(:confused::bang:

I read about C41 developing online but would like to get some personal opinions on dos and don'ts from members here.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-24-2017
Replies: 43
Views: 1,761
Posted By Darshan
No worries, apology accepted. Darshan

No worries, apology accepted.

Darshan
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-23-2017
Replies: 43
Views: 1,761
Posted By Darshan
I guess we'll have to start going on a few dates...

I guess we'll have to start going on a few dates if you wanna get into such details of my daily living :p. The "etc." in my initial statement covers some common things which I didn't find necessary...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-23-2017
Replies: 43
Views: 1,761
Posted By Darshan
You are welcome :D.

You are welcome :D.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-23-2017
Replies: 7
Views: 573
Posted By Darshan
Question about developing Tmax & C41 films

Hi guys,

I have been developing TriX with D76 for a few years now and think that I am getting good, consistent results.

I looked through a couple of recent threads where folks recommend using...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-23-2017
Replies: 43
Views: 1,761
Posted By Darshan
I am a Hindu, a vegetarian, and I use film and...

I am a Hindu, a vegetarian, and I use film and gelatin capsules.

I did ponder over the gelatin-in-film issue a few years ago and was disappointed to know of it, however; after doing some research I...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-10-2017
Replies: 12
Views: 695
Posted By Darshan
I fly a lot with film, most of the airport...

I fly a lot with film, most of the airport scanners are safe for <1600 ASA films and my experience proves it. Before, I used to get it hand checked every time; now, I don't bother.
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-18-2017
Replies: 5,542
Views: 490,058
Posted By Darshan
https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4240/35216026842_92b...

https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4240/35216026842_92b9e9568f_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/VDVkSA)
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 06-16-2017
Replies: 2,011
Views: 605,268
Posted By Darshan
Kudos to you and your daughter, Colton. As the...

Kudos to you and your daughter, Colton. As the above poster said, she put you perfectly in the frame.
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-13-2017
Replies: 90
Views: 3,478
Posted By Darshan
To me, a "good" image cannot be defined; I either...

To me, a "good" image cannot be defined; I either like it or I do not. Sometimes I like part of an image rather than the whole photo. I don't care if a photo tells a story or not but do appreciate...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-07-2017
Replies: 532
Views: 47,186
Posted By Darshan
Amazing stuff guys. @Erik: I love your...

Amazing stuff guys.

@Erik: I love your compositions
@Helen: I really like the one with people sleeping on the bus
@Flat Twin: the bridge one is really nice
@Penzes: Diabolo player is a killer!
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 06-02-2017
Replies: 44
Views: 11,546
Posted By Darshan
Joe, I like both your entries. The one with the...

Joe, I like both your entries.
The one with the dog is REALLY good.
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-02-2017
Replies: 5,542
Views: 490,058
Posted By Darshan
https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4244/34874215282_efd...

https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4244/34874215282_efd504c446_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/V8HtcQ)Sit.. (https://flic.kr/p/V8HtcQ)
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-31-2017
Replies: 31
Views: 1,593
Posted By Darshan
Is it still a waist level finder if it extends...

Is it still a waist level finder if it extends from the waist to the neck? :D

Anyway, I loved the photos, something different.
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-31-2017
Replies: 5,542
Views: 490,058
Posted By Darshan
https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4276/34157233634_5a3...

https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4276/34157233634_5a38f9ea2e_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/U3mKxh)Need players! (https://flic.kr/p/U3mKxh)


https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4220/34881521191_d78a4f2192_c.jpg...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-29-2017
Replies: 2,693
Views: 792,319
Posted By Darshan
Patrick, I would love to see some photos from...

Patrick, I would love to see some photos from your various rigs!
Forum: Large Format Film RF 05-25-2017
Replies: 89
Views: 5,598
Posted By Darshan
I didn't post in that thread as I don't use a 4x5...

I didn't post in that thread as I don't use a 4x5 but read it with great interest over the last few days, it was a constant front page "attraction".

By the middle of 2nd page I realized he was a...
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 05-20-2017
Replies: 45
Views: 3,899
Posted By Darshan
I second Yashica TLR, especially the D which...

I second Yashica TLR, especially the D which doesn't have a meter and is slightly smaller and lighter than the 124G.

Here are a few photos from my Yashica...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-15-2017
Replies: 323
Views: 25,384
Posted By Darshan
I may get flamed for this but here it goes: The...

I may get flamed for this but here it goes:

The camera that disappointed me the most was Leica M4, sold it after a year or so. Now don't get me wrong, I made some very good photos with it along with...
Forum: Olympus RF 04-25-2017
Replies: 51
Views: 5,573
Posted By Darshan
I bought the XA4 for its wide angle lens; it's a...

I bought the XA4 for its wide angle lens; it's a little expensive but I like the small gem. Here are a few photos from it:...
Forum: Optics Theory - 03-06-2017
Replies: 104
Views: 30,730
Posted By Darshan
This is a fantastic photo! Care to share some...

This is a fantastic photo! Care to share some details?
Forum: Tom Abrahamsson of RapidWinder.com 01-24-2017
Replies: 354
Sticky: RIP Tom A
Views: 51,004
Posted By Darshan
I am sorry to hear of Tom's passing, his...

I am sorry to hear of Tom's passing, his extremely knowledgeable insight into everything camera and photography will be missed.

I had a chance to interact with him (via email) a few years ago when...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 08-05-2015
Replies: 20
Views: 13,631
Posted By Darshan
Colton, I admire your courage to keep making...

Colton, I admire your courage to keep making photos while living with such a crippling disease. Your photos tell a unique story about your community. I wish you health and happiness and I hope that...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-10-2015
Replies: 33
Views: 3,804
Posted By Darshan
This is ridiculous. btw, I have been using NCPS...

This is ridiculous.

btw, I have been using NCPS for years and have been happy with their work. Never asked them to email me a file so no feedback there..
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 06-06-2015
Replies: 41
Views: 6,030
Posted By Darshan
When it happened to me (>2 year hiatus) I just...

When it happened to me (>2 year hiatus) I just picked up my old gear and started shooting without any purpose, the love has been rekindled. :-)
Forum: Help / Feedback forum 06-06-2015
Replies: 13
Views: 1,858
Posted By Darshan
I have seen ads disappear if "SOLD" is mentioned...

I have seen ads disappear if "SOLD" is mentioned in the title of the ad. I have left ads up for a few days for feedback after putting "SOLD" in the body and they stayed till I deleted them.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-27-2015
Replies: 13
Views: 6,819
Posted By Darshan
I used to have all my C41 developed and printed...

I used to have all my C41 developed and printed at Costco, cheaper than most local stores with very good results. Too bad they stopped doing that. :mad::(
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 05-17-2015
Replies: 91
Views: 10,088
Posted By Darshan
Sure. I had an M4 and a few M/ltm lenses a few...

Sure.

I had an M4 and a few M/ltm lenses a few years ago. I didn't really bond with the RF focusing and its size/handling. Despite wanting to like it a lot, it just wasn't for me. I liked looking...
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-30-2015
Replies: 56
Views: 4,029
Posted By Darshan
The fastest lens that I need is f2.0. The...

The fastest lens that I need is f2.0.

The fastest lens that I want is..that's another story..:D

Obsession for some but need for others, every person shoots in different light, circumstances etc....
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 04-17-2015
Replies: 21
Views: 5,624
Posted By Darshan
Dave, these photos are very good but b&w does not...

Dave, these photos are very good but b&w does not do India justice. I am guilty of it too. :)
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 04-17-2015
Replies: 13
Views: 1,426
Posted By Darshan
I follow this guy on flickr, take a look at his...

I follow this guy on flickr, take a look at his albums, he's shot various OM lens on his 5DII, impressive work.

https://www.flickr.com/photos/mattbenn8/sets/
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-15-2015
Replies: 5,542
Views: 490,058
Posted By Darshan
https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7554/16060381522_5b...

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7554/16060381522_5bdd278e09_o.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/qtcDTG)
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 04-14-2015
Replies: 126
Views: 8,552
Posted By Darshan
Partner with Fuji or Oly to make an exclusive...

Partner with Fuji or Oly to make an exclusive full frame M mount camera while focusing 100% on optics.
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 04-09-2015
Replies: 60
Views: 7,049
Posted By Darshan
<50 for me. I refuse to spend any more than...

<50 for me.

I refuse to spend any more than that on a camera bag.
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 03-30-2015
Replies: 79
Views: 20,234
Posted By Darshan
These are awesome, Patrick. What film? and how...

These are awesome, Patrick.
What film? and how did you scan them?
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 03-19-2015
Replies: 137
Views: 13,607
Posted By Darshan
The lady sitting next to him seemed to notice him...

The lady sitting next to him seemed to notice him stealing a few shots ;)
I wouldn't dare like him, but if I did, I would definitely give a smile to my subject(s).
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 03-19-2015
Replies: 15
Views: 3,159
Posted By Darshan
if you don't look closely, you won't be able to...

if you don't look closely, you won't be able to tell whether it's a double exposure or not ;)

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3880/15024798018_9cdf478282_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/oTG1ZG)


more than...
Forum: Fixed Lens 35mm RF 03-16-2015
Replies: 107
Views: 30,825
Posted By Darshan
I have used 3 of these 5 cameras and found my...

I have used 3 of these 5 cameras and found my Yashica GSN to be the best. Even though it had limited manual control, the AE was pretty accurate. The best thing was the lens, I still cherish looking...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-05-2015
Replies: 1,734
Views: 322,084
Posted By Darshan
this is stunning Colton

this is stunning Colton
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 03-02-2015
Replies: 2,011
Views: 605,268
Posted By Darshan
this is great

this is great
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-02-2015
Replies: 26
Views: 3,024
Posted By Darshan
my film choice depends on availability and price,...

my film choice depends on availability and price, my freezer has atleast 6 different kinds of film
through the years, i have come to like tri-x (finally got a hand on development), portra and provia
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 02-22-2015
Replies: 2
Views: 1,000
Posted By Darshan
Dan, interesting stories associated with them....

Dan, interesting stories associated with them.

I quickly saw the photos before I read their stories and my interpretation was:
1. The woman seems to be in some kind of deep, spiritual thought. She...
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 02-20-2015
Replies: 10
Views: 1,286
Posted By Darshan
congrats, I really like the 1st one

congrats, I really like the 1st one
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 02-20-2015
Replies: 127
Views: 16,584
Posted By Darshan
well, at least I don't have to hope for the...

well, at least I don't have to hope for the best..:)

I think everybody in this thread has been saying the same thing but with different variations. I am sure folks who don't use meters now have used...
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 02-20-2015
Replies: 127
Views: 16,584
Posted By Darshan
They are bright because of my scanner (I...

They are bright because of my scanner (I mentioned this in my posts). I have never scanned prints before and used my HP all-in-one to make quick scans to illustrate. The prints are perfect, I wish...
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 02-20-2015
Replies: 127
Views: 16,584
Posted By Darshan
Like others in this thread, I personally know a...

Like others in this thread, I personally know a few people who produce consistent exposures w/o the use of a meter, more power to them. I, however, am still learning and would prefer to use a meter....
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 02-20-2015
Replies: 127
Views: 16,584
Posted By Darshan
Now some night time indoor shots.. First 3 were...

Now some night time indoor shots..

First 3 were taken in a room illuminated with 4 bright white CFL bulbs, guess work could have worked here due to uniform and strong light, but I metered them...
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 02-20-2015
Replies: 127
Views: 16,584
Posted By Darshan
fair enough.. As I said before, I used to guess...

fair enough..

As I said before, I used to guess exposure indoors and really sucked at it. Most of the shots came out underexposed, some, to my surprise, came out overexposed (in strong window light...
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 02-20-2015
Replies: 127
Views: 16,584
Posted By Darshan
Interesting question, one that crossed my mind...

Interesting question, one that crossed my mind 2-3 years ago.

I rely on my iPhone app meter for indoor photos, kind of a cheapo spot option. Before, I used to use the widest aperture that a lens...
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 02-10-2015
Replies: 21
Views: 1,414
Posted By Darshan
I like this photo a lot, nothing seems out of...

I like this photo a lot, nothing seems out of place.

At first glance, it almost seemed like the girl is standing on the front fender of the motorcycle :D
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 02-10-2015
Replies: 225
Views: 27,194
Posted By Darshan
wow, nice work

wow, nice work
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 02-10-2015
Replies: 18
Views: 1,216
Posted By Darshan
excellent photos, love all of them, favs are #2 &...

excellent photos, love all of them, favs are #2 & #3
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 02-06-2015
Replies: 88
Views: 9,460
Posted By Darshan
I find his photos very interesting. Based on the...

I find his photos very interesting.
Based on the photos posted here, I feel he focuses more on capturing "light" than "emotions" or "the moment", the traditional mantra of street photography....
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-04-2015
Replies: 213
Views: 33,001
Posted By Darshan
This is beautiful, a very lovely and inviting...

This is beautiful, a very lovely and inviting courtyard. Wet bricks does it justice.
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 02-04-2015
Replies: 16
Views: 2,133
Posted By Darshan
Loved the photo and it's story, thanks for...

Loved the photo and it's story, thanks for sharing.
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 02-03-2015
Replies: 8
Views: 1,404
Posted By Darshan
I am still using the GF1. It's still going...

I am still using the GF1.
It's still going strong after 4 years, no complaints.
Of course it's high ISO is archaic c/w newer models but I rarely use above 800 anyways.
If you look around, you can...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-23-2015
Replies: 113
Views: 32,970
Posted By Darshan
https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5159/5827204710_2ee...

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5159/5827204710_2ee7ac4c8c_o.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/9SVWWJ)


https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5113/5827204386_70f544d2d7_o.jpg...
Forum: Off Topic 01-21-2015
Replies: 22
Views: 1,914
Posted By Darshan
When someone sells a "mint" camera with a foggy...

When someone sells a "mint" camera with a foggy vf or a slow shutter :bang::bang:
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-20-2015
Replies: 51
Views: 6,712
Posted By Darshan
I love superia 400, I think it is the best of the...

I love superia 400, I think it is the best of the "cheap" drug store films, much better than kodak gold. The colors are accurate, not too warm/cold.

I have shot >12 rolls of superia 400 over the...
Forum: Olympus RF 01-16-2015
Replies: 1
Views: 1,047
Posted By Darshan
Yes. 10 char

Yes.

10 char
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-14-2015
Replies: 42
Views: 5,816
Posted By Darshan
That's great news, what better than your OMs...

That's great news, what better than your OMs staying in your family. I would have given her one of the AE ones however, may prevent her from getting discouraged in the beginning.

OTOH, teach her...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 01-13-2015
Replies: 118
Views: 13,478
Posted By Darshan
I am with daveleo on this topic. A focused...

I am with daveleo on this topic.

A focused subject in the foreground or middle with the rest thrown OOF is not landscape in my mind. This does not mean that those photos do not work, they...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 01-13-2015
Replies: 34
Views: 2,618
Posted By Darshan
my relationship is just...

my relationship is just that..

"subjects"
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-12-2015
Replies: 45
Views: 5,136
Posted By Darshan
Wow, gotta appreciate your patience or whatever...

Wow, gotta appreciate your patience or whatever that kept you from developing these earlier. I usually feel bad when I have 10-15 rolls to develop for more than a few weeks. I hate scanning though,...
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 01-11-2015
Replies: 121
Views: 21,350
Posted By Darshan
GF1 https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5602/156352828...

GF1

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5602/15635282879_c97a2364b2_o.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/pPCUSK)


https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7496/15204704653_c47b512367_o.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/paA5Ye)
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-07-2015
Replies: 28
Views: 4,933
Posted By Darshan
I think so.. I know I was, many years ago.....

I think so..

I know I was, many years ago.. :mad::bang::mad::bang:
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-05-2015
Replies: 21
Views: 2,158
Posted By Darshan
You must work for the TSA! :D OTOH, I have had...

You must work for the TSA! :D

OTOH, I have had film go through carry-on scanners many times, never had a problem, even with fast film.
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 01-04-2015
Replies: 17
Views: 2,889
Posted By Darshan
"You shot, and you hoped." Loved it..:)

"You shot, and you hoped."

Loved it..:)
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-04-2015
Replies: 213
Views: 16,293
Posted By Darshan
https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5578/14735649678_9d...

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5578/14735649678_9d95beedd8_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/os94gu)
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-02-2015
Replies: 200
Views: 25,114
Posted By Darshan
https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7530/16178369461_a5...

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7530/16178369461_a5f958497d_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/qDCnAv)
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 01-02-2015
Replies: 58
Views: 7,896
Posted By Darshan
Do it all the time. Half of my keepers are shot...

Do it all the time.
Half of my keepers are shot w/o motive, and I have learned a lot from them.
Sometimes I am amazed at the different perspective a photo provides compared with the real scene....
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-02-2015
Replies: 42
Views: 5,816
Posted By Darshan
My suggestion is to get rid of stuff that does...

My suggestion is to get rid of stuff that does not hold any emotional value for you. These are tools after all, you bought them to use them, now that you are done with them, why not let someone else...
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 01-02-2015
Replies: 68
Views: 9,376
Posted By Darshan
Sort of like shooting with a $7k digital M + ASPH...

Sort of like shooting with a $7k digital M + ASPH Lux and then process it in PS CS6 to post it on flickr, RFF etc with 800 px at the wide end to get a few "likes"? :D
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 12-30-2014
Replies: 68
Views: 5,452
Posted By Darshan
Thanks for the update. Looks like a really nice...

Thanks for the update.

Looks like a really nice place, you must have had fun those 2 days. Please share more photos from that trip.
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 12-29-2014
Replies: 68
Views: 5,452
Posted By Darshan
Vyx ...

Vyx

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/36209/med_U36209I1419613913.SEQ.0.jpg


Robin P - beautiful scene, can't take my eyes off it
...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 12-29-2014
Replies: 68
Views: 5,452
Posted By Darshan
Johnno - lovely night scene. Is it mist or flare...

Johnno - lovely night scene. Is it mist or flare from a street light?

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/55394/med_U55394I1419412337.SEQ.0.jpg


Keith - nice portrait
...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 12-29-2014
Replies: 68
Views: 5,452
Posted By Darshan
Paulcooper - the lovely Velvia color,...

Paulcooper - the lovely Velvia color, composition. I like the way the water looks.
Were you standing in the water to get this shot?
...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 12-29-2014
Replies: 68
Views: 5,452
Posted By Darshan
luiman - tonality ...

luiman - tonality

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/28407/med_U28407I1419269741.SEQ.0.jpg


Sixpence - pretty models, grain
...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 12-29-2014
Replies: 68
Views: 5,452
Posted By Darshan
I have tried to briefly mention the reason why I...

I have tried to briefly mention the reason why I like the photo (next to the username).

Mudride - cute

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/30063/med_U30063I1419247670.SEQ.0.jpg
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 12-29-2014
Replies: 222
Views: 35,164
Posted By Darshan
Lovely photos Maiku.

Lovely photos Maiku.
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 12-29-2014
Replies: 1
Views: 777
Posted By Darshan
Thanks for sharing your experience. I like the...

Thanks for sharing your experience. I like the Sonnar character and would love to see some photos from your combo.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-28-2014
Replies: 1,734
Views: 322,084
Posted By Darshan
I may or may not have posted these in a different...

I may or may not have posted these in a different thread..

OM2n

https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8610/15967045891_39186f9af2_b.jpg...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-28-2014
Replies: 1,734
Views: 322,084
Posted By Darshan
Lovely photos AlTheKiller

Lovely photos AlTheKiller
Forum: Travel 12-27-2014
Replies: 19
Views: 3,495
Posted By Darshan
Nice to see such cars on the road, thanks for...

Nice to see such cars on the road, thanks for sharing.

Awesome work in that link, Bob Michaels. Enjoyed going through them.
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-25-2014
Replies: 5,542
Views: 490,058
Posted By Darshan
https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7554/16060381522_f1...

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7554/16060381522_f16319bd34_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/qtcDTG)
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-25-2014
Replies: 55
Views: 7,304
Posted By Darshan
These...

These (https://www.flickr.com/photos/kromefoto/sets/72157626701251922/) are the photos I took with an M4 and a cheap Sekonic meter. I used that camera in varying light situations and Sekonic was...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-25-2014
Replies: 1,927
Views: 256,713
Posted By Darshan
https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7481/15993144062_07...

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7481/15993144062_0797e18789_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/qng3x9)
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 12-22-2014
Replies: 930
Views: 225,119
Posted By Darshan
Thank you. What do you mean by...

Thank you.
What do you mean by "flipped"?
Forum: Travel 12-21-2014
Replies: 10
Views: 2,114
Posted By Darshan
would love to see the Mumbai photos..

would love to see the Mumbai photos..
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 12-19-2014
Replies: 385
Views: 65,148
Posted By Darshan
For me, it comes down to - Is it worth the...

For me, it comes down to - Is it worth the expense? for me?
The answer is no.
I can afford all digital M's but can't justify spending thousands on gear, since I only shoot for pleasure.
My digital...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 12-18-2014
Replies: 84
Views: 5,155
Posted By Darshan
Merelyok - light and shadow ...

Merelyok - light and shadow

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/26590/med_U26590I1418275087.SEQ.0.jpg


Stefanjozef - shows movement (snowfall, running), tonality
...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 12-18-2014
Replies: 84
Views: 5,155
Posted By Darshan
for some reason, I am not able to post more than...

for some reason, I am not able to post more than 1 photo in 1 post (I am on my ancient work computer)

Rangefinder 35 - velvia colors, reflection
...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 12-18-2014
Replies: 84
Views: 5,155
Posted By Darshan
Harrejesus - subdued colors ...

Harrejesus - subdued colors

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/26229/med_U26229I1418058140.SEQ.0.jpg
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 12-18-2014
Replies: 84
Views: 5,155
Posted By Darshan
Tigerphil - light, lines ...

Tigerphil - light, lines

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/34170/med_U34170I1418046578.SEQ.0.jpg
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 12-18-2014
Replies: 84
Views: 5,155
Posted By Darshan
Thanks to MV72 and Mlehrman. Here are my picks,...

Thanks to MV72 and Mlehrman.

Here are my picks, and the reasons (in brief) why I like them.


Mudride - cuteness, background isolation, tonality
...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-17-2014
Replies: 535
Views: 94,581
Posted By Darshan
https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3927/15272582127_bf...

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3927/15272582127_bf102266ed_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/pgzYzv)
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-11-2014
Replies: 3
Views: 854
Posted By Darshan
Beautiful photos of a remarkable trip. Thanks...

Beautiful photos of a remarkable trip.
Thanks for sharing.
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-11-2014
Replies: 27
Views: 3,289
Posted By Darshan
I prefer this ^ I don't like very long...

I prefer this ^

I don't like very long exposures where water movement literally appears like an abstract and out of place but I also don't like to see static water when I know the water is actually...
Forum: Olympus RF 12-10-2014
Replies: 328
Views: 68,631
Posted By Darshan
I hope XA4 is allowed in this thread...

I hope XA4 is allowed in this thread :)

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7517/15809534817_27fefe7d2c_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/q62ZUv)
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-10-2014
Replies: 1,194
Views: 168,245
Posted By Darshan
Oly...

Oly XA4

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7583/15969494856_2e49d8696a_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/qkaQsd)
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 12-10-2014
Replies: 55
Views: 6,014
Posted By Darshan
At the end of ^this article: Really??...

At the end of ^this article:



Really?? :confused:
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 12-10-2014
Replies: 55
Views: 6,014
Posted By Darshan
must be a good "photoshopper" too.. :D

must be a good "photoshopper" too.. :D
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-10-2014
Replies: 1,927
Views: 256,713
Posted By Darshan
XA4 https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7461/153714135...

XA4

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7461/15371413514_88e7922043_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/pqjvGW)
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-10-2014
Replies: 815
Views: 91,537
Posted By Darshan
Love this, like his expression.

Love this, like his expression.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-09-2014
Replies: 1,734
Views: 322,084
Posted By Darshan
OM2n https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7550/15781629...

OM2n

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7550/15781629848_eb6730065a_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/q3yYJm)
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-09-2014
Replies: 51
Views: 5,908
Posted By Darshan
I am a combination of both.

I am a combination of both.
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 12-09-2014
Replies: 930
Views: 225,119
Posted By Darshan
Yashica...

Yashica D

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7551/15367636383_47e7aaa6f9_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/ppZ9TZ)
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 12-08-2014
Replies: 75
Views: 13,889
Posted By Darshan
Roger, I understood what you were inferring to...

Roger, I understood what you were inferring to before even reading the second sentence, see what RFF addiction can do to you? :D

On to the subject, yes, I have used a Leica but enjoy SLR shooting...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 12-08-2014
Replies: 9
Views: 1,149
Posted By Darshan
Congratulations Keith. I looked through your Dec...

Congratulations Keith.
I looked through your Dec gallery quickly and liked your son on the swing best. I also liked the one where a man is about to lick a cigarette :D, great timing.
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 12-07-2014
Replies: 930
Views: 225,119
Posted By Darshan
I like this one.

I like this one.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-07-2014
Replies: 3,743
Views: 711,233
Posted By Darshan
OM2n, Arista Premium 100,...

OM2n, Arista Premium 100, D76

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7550/15781629848_eb6730065a_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/q3yYJm)
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-07-2014
Replies: 815
Views: 91,537
Posted By Darshan
OM2n, Arista Premium 100,...

OM2n, Arista Premium 100, D76

https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8641/15346756244_dba8590bbd_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/po98XA)
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-05-2014
Replies: 815
Views: 91,537
Posted By Darshan
I like this a lot.

I like this a lot.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-05-2014
Replies: 42
Views: 5,090
Posted By Darshan
I have had good experience with KEH BGN grade....

I have had good experience with KEH BGN grade.
Bought an Oly XA4 in July in BGN grade, works great, just some cosmetic marks.
Also bought a black Rollei 35s in BGN grade which I returned (w/o...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-04-2014
Replies: 18
Views: 2,125
Posted By Darshan
Tragic incident and a powerful photo. RIP Phil...

Tragic incident and a powerful photo. RIP Phil Hughes.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-04-2014
Replies: 815
Views: 91,537
Posted By Darshan
https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5145/5826652097_c3f...

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5145/5826652097_c3fbcd2a79_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/9ST7EV)
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-04-2014
Replies: 815
Views: 91,537
Posted By Darshan
our kind of solitude...

our kind of solitude :)

https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2115/5826683863_abb2a57a42_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/9STh7B)
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-03-2014
Replies: 815
Views: 91,537
Posted By Darshan
OM2n, Arista Premium 100,...

OM2n, Arista Premium 100, D76

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3484/5827262650_d80c3d840a_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/9SWfaG)
Forum: Scale Focus 35's 12-03-2014
Replies: 6
Views: 2,205
Posted By Darshan
I was going to recommend XA4 (I have one) but...

I was going to recommend XA4 (I have one) but then I saw your 2nd paragraph, Ricoh will be above your price range too. 28 mm is my favorite FL. Good luck with your search.
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 12-03-2014
Replies: 14
Views: 2,125
Posted By Darshan
This guy has too much patience.

This guy has too much patience.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-02-2014
Replies: 815
Views: 91,537
Posted By Darshan
This is one of the best W/NW threads, some great...

This is one of the best W/NW threads, some great images.

Not surprisingly, the human element in these photos is so strong that you can almost feel the person's emotions by his/her posture,...
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 12-01-2014
Replies: 201
Views: 16,993
Posted By Darshan
Prayers and best wishes.

Prayers and best wishes.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-01-2014
Replies: 815
Views: 91,537
Posted By Darshan
https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3908/14921926302_49...

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3908/14921926302_499145c792_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/oJALPq)
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-01-2014
Replies: 815
Views: 91,537
Posted By Darshan
Some amazing photos in this thread.

Some amazing photos in this thread.
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 11-29-2014
Replies: 15
Views: 1,672
Posted By Darshan
Hi Raid, have you considered the Panasonic 14...

Hi Raid, have you considered the Panasonic 14 2.5? It's smaller than the 20 1.7, has faster AF and is very good. I recently got it from a RFF member and use it on my GF1 (yes, I still use my GF1...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 11-25-2014
Replies: 15
Views: 1,679
Posted By Darshan
These Klasse's are amazing cameras. Take a look...

These Klasse's are amazing cameras.

Take a look at this photostream, most of her photos are with a Klasse W and porta 160:
https://www.flickr.com/photos/ulanalee/with/15204489737/
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-21-2014
Replies: 45
Views: 5,037
Posted By Darshan
Another one from Creve Coeur Lake...

Another one from Creve Coeur Lake Park

https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2766/4320630813_7426b3f0ee_o.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/7zNn1H)
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-20-2014
Replies: 481
Views: 75,990
Posted By Darshan
Yagya - a Hindu ritual where "mantras" are...

Yagya - a Hindu ritual where "mantras" are chanted and offerings are offered to the fire God.

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5610/15634751325_68e91ac638_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/pPAbS2)
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 11-20-2014
Replies: 20
Views: 2,325
Posted By Darshan
Interesting question. I think the image has to...

Interesting question.
I think the image has to have just enough "quality" to convey your message. (see Ko.Fe.'s post above)
The viewer may see what you saw or may see something totally different....
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-20-2014
Replies: 56
Views: 9,165
Posted By Darshan
Like this one a lot, the fact that Beethoven...

Like this one a lot, the fact that Beethoven slept here makes it even more special.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-20-2014
Replies: 56
Views: 9,165
Posted By Darshan
Looks like a grand ballroom, I hope they don't...

Looks like a grand ballroom, I hope they don't demolish it.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-20-2014
Replies: 45
Views: 5,037
Posted By Darshan
Creve Coeur lake park, St. Louis,...

Creve Coeur lake park, St. Louis, 2011

https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2265/5711470301_d2c4aab6a5_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/9GGM8T)


The camera missed focus on this one but I like the photo...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-19-2014
Replies: 56
Views: 9,165
Posted By Darshan
Love the photos in this thread and the associated...

Love the photos in this thread and the associated events.


This is the Taj Mahal, built in the 17th century by Mughal emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his third wife, Mumtaz Mahal. It is one of the...
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 11-18-2014
Replies: 168
Views: 17,076
Posted By Darshan
XA4 has my favorite FL - 28 mm, fast shooter too..

XA4 has my favorite FL - 28 mm, fast shooter too..
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-18-2014
Replies: 56
Views: 9,165
Posted By Darshan
C-47,...

C-47, WWII

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3851/14735606699_dc0140d171_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/os8Qut)


from inside

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5588/14921926112_6e9598f590_b.jpg...
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 11-18-2014
Replies: 42
Views: 3,147
Posted By Darshan
horses for courses..

horses for courses..
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 11-18-2014
Replies: 168
Views: 17,076
Posted By Darshan
XAs for film any decent p&s for digital there is...

XAs for film
any decent p&s for digital

there is a XA + A11 for sale on APUG (no relation to seller)
http://www.apug.org/forums/forum379/134708-olympus-xa-a11.html
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-18-2014
Replies: 56
Views: 9,165
Posted By Darshan
Addy, it's famous because of it's artwork -...

Addy, it's famous because of it's artwork - paintings, sculptures, murals, stained glass windows. I have visited many government buildings in the US, this one definitely stands out, it's beautiful.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-18-2014
Replies: 56
Views: 9,165
Posted By Darshan
W/NW History

I have always been fascinated by history and have read numerous books while growing up. Sadly, I don't get much time these days to indulge in my favorite pastime activity.

I have visited several...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 11-17-2014
Replies: 80
Views: 6,561
Posted By Darshan
Yes, "art" is thrown around very loosely these...

Yes, "art" is thrown around very loosely these days.

Success in photography these days depends on how many "followers" you have - stupid enough to part with their money for a piece of "art".
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-16-2014
Replies: 1,734
Views: 322,084
Posted By Darshan
Colton (a.k.a. AlTheKiller), you have a good eye.

Colton (a.k.a. AlTheKiller), you have a good eye.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-16-2014
Replies: 1,734
Views: 322,084
Posted By Darshan
^^^nice work there

^^^nice work there
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-15-2014
Replies: 31
Views: 2,431
Posted By Darshan
didn't hear that work since moving from India to...

didn't hear that work since moving from India to US :)
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-14-2014
Replies: 23
Views: 2,421
Posted By Darshan
I pay more attention to composition when using a...

I pay more attention to composition when using a SLR, but my RF images come out as good...I don't know why :bang::bang:
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 11-14-2014
Replies: 23
Views: 1,858
Posted By Darshan
alcohol loosens everything...and, everybody :D;)

alcohol loosens everything...and, everybody :D;)
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-14-2014
Replies: 28
Views: 2,182
Posted By Darshan
completely agree with this

completely agree with this
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-14-2014
Replies: 28
Views: 2,182
Posted By Darshan
Szarkowski was valid in his comments and...

Szarkowski was valid in his comments and criticism. Mr. Brown's work on a transforming neighborhood might not have struck a chord with Mr. Szarkowski during "that time" as there was nothing special,...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-04-2014
Replies: 935
Views: 149,423
Posted By Darshan
This is beautiful.

This is beautiful.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-03-2014
Replies: 98
Views: 10,006
Posted By Darshan
some beautiful photos in this thread.. M4, CV...

some beautiful photos in this thread..

M4, CV 35, C41

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4076/4909503186_a10545bf77_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/8tQufE)
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-01-2014
Replies: 768
Views: 327,911
Posted By Darshan
https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3886/14735649628_6a...

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3886/14735649628_6ac559e890_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/os94fC)


https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3851/14735606699_dc0140d171_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/os8Qut)
Forum: Film vs Digital 10-31-2014
Replies: 280
Views: 32,236
Posted By Darshan
That is to say you go to Paris/Rome/NYC/Bombay...

That is to say you go to Paris/Rome/NYC/Bombay etc. and eat at all restaurants - you are certainly going to find the best food..:D:D
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 10-29-2014
Replies: 12
Views: 1,507
Posted By Darshan
I am completely unaware of this "recurrent"...

I am completely unaware of this "recurrent" decisive challenge, sounds like fun. Do you have a link for the previous challenge so that I can look it up? Thanks.
Forum: Yashica RF 10-27-2014
Replies: 333
Views: 99,931
Posted By Darshan
Holy ****, you must be a Yashica camera store!! ;)

Holy ****, you must be a Yashica camera store!! ;)
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 10-26-2014
Replies: 343
Views: 119,128
Posted By Darshan
https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3524/5711470403_4fb...

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3524/5711470403_4fb0cf944e_o.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/9GGMaD)
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 10-24-2014
Replies: 7
Views: 1,299
Posted By Darshan
Need developing times for TriX @ 100 & 800

Hi,
Due to the only film available at the time, I had to shoot 2 rolls of TriX - one at 100 & another at 800. I usually develop TriX in D76 1:1 at 20C for 10 mins. Can you please give me the modified...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 10-22-2014
Replies: 399
Views: 55,843
Posted By Darshan
I agree with you, the top one does have beautiful...

I agree with you, the top one does have beautiful light.
The photo is too good, calming to look at.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-22-2014
Replies: 213
Views: 33,001
Posted By Darshan
^^^ this is beautiful, you have captured "joy"...

^^^ this is beautiful, you have captured "joy" really well.
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