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Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 04-21-2019
Replies: 32
Views: 1,339
Posted By gdmcclintock
If you watch the film again, you may discover...

If you watch the film again, you may discover that what you call "current ethical standards" were contemporary when Winogrand was active. One of the curators who criticized Winogrand's vision of...
Forum: Xpan & Other Panoramics 04-20-2019
Replies: 26
Views: 1,293
Posted By gdmcclintock
I sold my Xpan. I still have the 30mm lens. I...

I sold my Xpan. I still have the 30mm lens. I keep thinking I will buy another Xpan but the prices are prohibitive now. Sigh.
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 04-20-2019
Replies: 32
Views: 1,339
Posted By gdmcclintock
While you watch, pay attention to how the critics...

While you watch, pay attention to how the critics discuss Winogrand and his photography. You may find that the men engage in unadulterated hero worship while the women are much more perspicacious in...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 04-16-2018
Replies: 68
Views: 2,550
Posted By gdmcclintock
I am confused... A few weeks ago I received my M9...

I am confused... A few weeks ago I received my M9 with the new, corrosion-free sensor.

I was under the impression that the new sensor would not develop the corrosion problem that plagued the M9. Am...
Forum: Xpan & Other Panoramics 02-17-2018
Replies: 52
Views: 2,865
Posted By gdmcclintock
My XPan is with the cameradoctornyc for shutter...

My XPan is with the cameradoctornyc for shutter repair. When I get it back, I intend to sell it because in my retirement I can no longer justify keeping cameras I do not use often. I am sure I'll be...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-04-2018
Replies: 6
Views: 534
Posted By gdmcclintock
I use Luster on Avenue A. LTI at 30th and...

I use Luster on Avenue A. LTI at 30th and Madison is also very good, as is Chelsea Photographic Services on 24th near 5th Ave.
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-30-2017
Replies: 70
Views: 3,417
Posted By gdmcclintock
I applied for conscientious objector status and...

I applied for conscientious objector status and was classified 1A. No COs were allowed by my draft board. My number in the Selective Service lottery was 221. The war was winding down and they...
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 12-22-2016
Replies: 62
Views: 6,195
Posted By gdmcclintock
Maybe I'm lucky. I have never felt any kind of...

Maybe I'm lucky. I have never felt any kind of photography "funk" just I have never experienced boredom. I carry at least one camera everyday but do not worry if I don't see a picture worth...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 12-12-2016
Replies: 20
Views: 2,268
Posted By gdmcclintock
Let Kashi and his colleagues flagellate...

Let Kashi and his colleagues flagellate themselves. An unfortunate byproduct of our postmodern age is the irrelevance of the mass media.

https://www.instagram.com/p/BN7IoKBjAT-/
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-04-2016
Replies: 348
Views: 35,782
Posted By gdmcclintock
Rolleiflex, Efke film (expired)...

Rolleiflex, Efke film (expired)...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 09-04-2016
Replies: 45
Views: 4,464
Posted By gdmcclintock
I have it on good authority that Bruce Weber has...

I have it on good authority that Bruce Weber has 100 of these cameras that he uses for his fashion shoots.
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 08-21-2016
Replies: 19
Views: 2,679
Posted By gdmcclintock
This picture I made with a circa 1920s Ansco 5x7...

This picture I made with a circa 1920s Ansco 5x7 field camera and a "Zeiss Kodak" lens from the same era.
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 08-15-2016
Replies: 14
Views: 1,843
Posted By gdmcclintock
Here is a picture of Louis at the Penumbra...

Here is a picture of Louis at the Penumbra Foindation.

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Forum: Photography General Interest 07-22-2016
Replies: 122
Views: 8,177
Posted By gdmcclintock
I was, am, and always will be a dilettante in...

I was, am, and always will be a dilettante in everything I do, according to my mother may she rest in peace.
Forum: Travel 07-15-2016
Replies: 76
Views: 3,176
Posted By gdmcclintock
Immersion - almost 40 years ago I went to Paris...

Immersion - almost 40 years ago I went to Paris to study, make photographs, and play jazz music. Although I worked in a French environment and heard almost no English, almost a year passed before...
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 06-29-2016
Replies: 51
Views: 3,773
Posted By gdmcclintock
Hard to say... Widelux, Welta Weltur 6x9,...

Hard to say... Widelux, Welta Weltur 6x9, Chamonix 4x5, Polaroid 180, Leica M6, Nikon F, Rolleiflex...
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 06-16-2016
Replies: 1,780
Views: 121,172
Posted By gdmcclintock
Heaven is Times Square...

Heaven is Times Square...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 06-06-2016
Replies: 30
Views: 2,604
Posted By gdmcclintock
What a beautiful picture!

What a beautiful picture!
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 06-02-2016
Replies: 690
Views: 58,644
Posted By gdmcclintock
Here are a few street portraits shot with a Leica...

Here are a few street portraits shot with a Leica or Rolleiflex.
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 05-10-2016
Replies: 5
Views: 727
Posted By gdmcclintock
Frank Rubio ([email protected]) repaired...

Frank Rubio ([email protected]) repaired two of my Rolleis, one of which Krikor Krimar Photo was unable or unwilling to repair. He repaired my Widelux as well. He's great.
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 04-14-2016
Replies: 62
Views: 4,750
Posted By gdmcclintock
I really like Viviana Peretti's street...

I really like Viviana Peretti's street photography. Her approach combines emotion and great sensitivity.
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 03-30-2016
Replies: 36
Views: 3,743
Posted By gdmcclintock
McCurry's work in India exemplifies Western...

McCurry's work in India exemplifies Western bourgeois photo tourism.

Singh's work is much more sensitive.
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 03-29-2016
Replies: 13
Views: 2,687
Posted By gdmcclintock
This picture was made with a model 250. 104063

This picture was made with a model 250.

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Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 03-13-2016
Replies: 26
Views: 4,711
Posted By gdmcclintock
I will miss the 3000B film...

I will miss the 3000B film...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 03-11-2016
Replies: 93
Views: 8,075
Posted By gdmcclintock
Probably not. Both Walker Evans and HCB published...

Probably not. Both Walker Evans and HCB published equally important books, as did Brassai, not to mention the posthumous publication of Atget's work.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-09-2016
Replies: 23
Views: 1,829
Posted By gdmcclintock
Photo Village in NYC is great.

Photo Village in NYC is great.
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 03-09-2016
Replies: 13
Views: 2,687
Posted By gdmcclintock
Here's a picture shot with my 195: 103994

Here's a picture shot with my 195:



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Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 03-01-2016
Replies: 158
Views: 18,162
Posted By gdmcclintock
B&H and Adorama out of stock. Unique Photo wants...

B&H and Adorama out of stock. Unique Photo wants $15.99 now.
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 02-19-2016
Replies: 77
Views: 5,099
Posted By gdmcclintock
Some years ago, when I thought I had money, I...

Some years ago, when I thought I had money, I took a workshop with a fine photographer. When we went around the room introducing ourselves, I said my name and added two fundamental truths about my...
Forum: Digital Printers / Inks / Papers etc 02-08-2016
Replies: 63
Views: 11,233
Posted By gdmcclintock
Sounds like your life as a fashion/street...

Sounds like your life as a fashion/street photographer is more interesting than mine is, Cal!
Forum: Digital Printers / Inks / Papers etc 02-08-2016
Replies: 63
Views: 11,233
Posted By gdmcclintock
"At 58 years old at this point in my life I...

"At 58 years old at this point in my life I splurge because I don't have as many decades left."

Yes! At 63 I know I'll be lucky to make pictures for another 17 years before I lose my marbles....
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 02-04-2016
Replies: 37
Views: 17,645
Posted By gdmcclintock
I am delighted to read about Cal's experience...

I am delighted to read about Cal's experience with Chelsea Photographic. Over the years Michael has printed dozens of prints for me and often includes different versions just to make sure his print...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 02-04-2016
Replies: 37
Views: 17,645
Posted By gdmcclintock
Chelsea Photographic on 24th St develops and...

Chelsea Photographic on 24th St develops and scans my B&W and C41 film. Owner Michael Amoruso also makes my silver gelatin exhibition prints (for those rare exhibitions). They do a great job.
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 12-22-2015
Replies: 7
Views: 1,443
Posted By gdmcclintock
Are they vintage black and white prints? I...

Are they vintage black and white prints?

I believe his color photographs were printed by Laumont in New York.
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 12-20-2015
Replies: 6
Views: 1,559
Posted By gdmcclintock
New Photography Blog

I have never seen these types of submissions on RFF. Of course I am not very active on the forum, so perhaps I have missed them.
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 12-19-2015
Replies: 6
Views: 1,559
Posted By gdmcclintock
I don't think there is a RSS feed. I'll ask....

I don't think there is a RSS feed. I'll ask.

Thanks!
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 12-19-2015
Replies: 6
Views: 1,559
Posted By gdmcclintock
New Photography Blog

The folks at Photo Village in NYC have started a new blog, Camera Chronicle (http://camerachronicle.com).

They are looking for submissions: photography projects, criticism, articles about vintage...
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 12-03-2015
Replies: 41
Views: 4,048
Posted By gdmcclintock
I'm not a fan of AL.

I'm not a fan of AL.
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 11-11-2015
Replies: 54
Views: 8,981
Posted By gdmcclintock
A couple of years ago I attended one of Jeff...

A couple of years ago I attended one of Jeff Jacobson's workshops. Jeff is both a superb photographer and an insightful teacher.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-06-2015
Replies: 27
Views: 1,962
Posted By gdmcclintock
I have a F with 50mm, 24mm, and 105mm lenses. ...

I have a F with 50mm, 24mm, and 105mm lenses. Should I sell it?
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 11-05-2015
Replies: 27
Views: 3,581
Posted By gdmcclintock
The Polaroid is great for portraits. 103257

The Polaroid is great for portraits.

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Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 10-29-2015
Replies: 35
Views: 2,341
Posted By gdmcclintock
There are Facebook groups devoted to street...

There are Facebook groups devoted to street photography, some more repressed and pedantic than others.
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 10-04-2015
Replies: 38
Views: 3,016
Posted By gdmcclintock
45 years ago in the middle of my junior year I...

45 years ago in the middle of my junior year I walked out of the private high school where I had been sent to be molded into Ivy League material. Although I was "throwing my life away," the school...
Forum: RFF News 09-01-2015
Replies: 88
Views: 11,767
Posted By gdmcclintock
A "preventative replacement is not...

A "preventative replacement is not possible"?
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 07-24-2015
Replies: 17
Views: 2,900
Posted By gdmcclintock
"In my opinion digital prints makes for poor long...

"In my opinion digital prints makes for poor long term investments. I don't care what anyone says."

While I prefer silver gelatin over pigment prints (and platinum/palladium over silver gelatin) for...
Forum: Xpan & Other Panoramics 07-19-2015
Replies: 1,945
Views: 386,867
Posted By gdmcclintock
102606 Shot with a Widelux...

102606

Shot with a Widelux...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 07-14-2015
Replies: 276
Views: 88,940
Posted By gdmcclintock
I am very happy with my R2C.

I am very happy with my R2C.
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 04-23-2015
Replies: 2,424
Views: 357,351
Posted By gdmcclintock
Painted Nudes by Saul Leiter

Painted Nudes by Saul Leiter
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 04-11-2015
Replies: 19
Views: 2,980
Posted By gdmcclintock
101952 For Saul Leiter....

101952

For Saul Leiter....
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 01-21-2015
Replies: 137
Views: 11,011
Posted By gdmcclintock
Or the random statement to the public at...

Or the random statement to the public at large:



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Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 01-21-2015
Replies: 137
Views: 11,011
Posted By gdmcclintock
101277 The street vendor reacts to the...

101277

The street vendor reacts to the photographer's search for the decisive moment.
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 01-11-2015
Replies: 7
Views: 1,354
Posted By gdmcclintock
"... technologically crude camera"?

"... technologically crude camera"?
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 01-02-2015
Replies: 2,424
Views: 357,351
Posted By gdmcclintock
I was not going to purchase the The Decisive...

I was not going to purchase the The Decisive Moment but given all the hoopla on this forum.... I ordered Images à la sauvette from Amazon.fr.
Forum: RFF News 12-27-2014
Replies: 291
Views: 48,707
Posted By gdmcclintock
Finished with Leica

What am I to do with my M9? I had the sensor replaced 2 years ago (under warranty) and have not yet seen the symptoms described. Should these symptoms appear in a few months or years, will Leica...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 12-26-2014
Replies: 30
Views: 2,371
Posted By gdmcclintock
Really nice photograph, Dan! Congratulations!!

Really nice photograph, Dan! Congratulations!!
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 12-23-2014
Replies: 74
Views: 13,640
Posted By gdmcclintock
Like this one? 101094

Like this one?



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Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 12-22-2014
Replies: 74
Views: 13,640
Posted By gdmcclintock
I did not say Minutes to Midnight is not art. And...

I did not say Minutes to Midnight is not art. And you are correct; the work does not live up to all the hype. To be clear, I do not dislike the book; it's not Carpoolers for God's sake, it just...
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 12-22-2014
Replies: 74
Views: 13,640
Posted By gdmcclintock
Who thinks "photography is somehow dispassionate...

Who thinks "photography is somehow dispassionate and objective"? No one I know. Minutes to Midnight, brilliant? One need not have a naïve belief in photography to disagree with your conjecture.
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 12-22-2014
Replies: 74
Views: 13,640
Posted By gdmcclintock
Not really. The work just left me cold. It...

Not really. The work just left me cold. It seemed very self-conscious if not contrived.
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 12-22-2014
Replies: 74
Views: 13,640
Posted By gdmcclintock
Minutes to Midnight is more hype than art. I'll...

Minutes to Midnight is more hype than art. I'll probably never look at my copy again.
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 12-18-2014
Replies: 64
Views: 10,071
Posted By gdmcclintock
I suppose it's blasphemous to say but sequencing...

I suppose it's blasphemous to say but sequencing and layout not important when compared to the photographs. Brilliant design will not save a book of bad photographs, and great photographs transcend...
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 12-18-2014
Replies: 64
Views: 10,071
Posted By gdmcclintock
I am not going to buy it. Virtually every...

I am not going to buy it. Virtually every photograph in the book has been published in other books, many of which I have. While I like HCB, I am not convinced he is as great an innovator as has...
Forum: Xpan & Other Panoramics 12-05-2014
Replies: 1,945
Views: 386,867
Posted By gdmcclintock
101003 Widelux rules.

101003

Widelux rules.
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 12-04-2014
Replies: 1,212
Views: 433,829
Posted By gdmcclintock
100990 Welta Weltur circa 1936 6x9cm

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Welta Weltur circa 1936 6x9cm
Forum: Sony Alpha Mirrorless - All Models 11-28-2014
Replies: 75
Views: 20,157
Posted By gdmcclintock
Are these cameras that much better than the Canon...

Are these cameras that much better than the Canon EOS 5D II?
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 11-17-2014
Replies: 80
Views: 6,676
Posted By gdmcclintock
I'm a genius... In my own mind. I even taught my...

I'm a genius... In my own mind. I even taught my five-year-old to say, "Daddy's a f'k'n' genius!" So what if no one agrees with me.
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 11-15-2014
Replies: 23
Views: 3,893
Posted By gdmcclintock
Why would anyone waste film on a catalog shoot?

Why would anyone waste film on a catalog shoot?
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-14-2014
Replies: 28
Views: 2,226
Posted By gdmcclintock
"These images have a lot of validity as beautiful...

"These images have a lot of validity as beautiful documents, but there is no evidence in them of the photographer's personal vision." This statement is an oxymoron, as is Sontag's book, On...
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-14-2014
Replies: 28
Views: 2,226
Posted By gdmcclintock
Everything is derivative of something. There is...

Everything is derivative of something. There is no more facile, if not invalid, criticism than the derivative label.
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 11-05-2014
Replies: 38
Views: 5,190
Posted By gdmcclintock
I will sell you a nice Rolleiflex MX for $250, or...

I will sell you a nice Rolleiflex MX for $250, or a MX-EVS for $400, plus shipping. Send me a pm if you are interested. Both are in very good condition and have Tessar lenses.
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 11-01-2014
Replies: 22
Views: 3,054
Posted By gdmcclintock
Sammy Davis Jr

Sammy Davis Jr
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 10-21-2014
Replies: 18
Views: 2,250
Posted By gdmcclintock
I have one in great shape that I plan to sell...

I have one in great shape that I plan to sell assuming the roll I just shot with it comes out ok. PM me if you are interested.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-18-2014
Replies: 42
Views: 4,454
Posted By gdmcclintock
I have purchased several cameras and lenses from...

I have purchased several cameras and lenses from Photo Village. Will and Rich are very knowledgeable and fair. I bought my black M6 from them.

They had M6s there a couple of weeks ago.

I have an...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-17-2014
Replies: 42
Views: 4,454
Posted By gdmcclintock
When I lived and worked in London at the turn of...

When I lived and worked in London at the turn of the century, people still referred to the square mile as the "City."
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-09-2014
Replies: 42
Views: 4,454
Posted By gdmcclintock
Photo Village!

Photo Village!
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 09-24-2014
Replies: 24
Views: 2,403
Posted By gdmcclintock
Obviously the guy has too much time on his hands.

Obviously the guy has too much time on his hands.
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 08-31-2014
Replies: 25
Views: 4,657
Posted By gdmcclintock
"... my intent is to challenge people's...

"... my intent is to challenge people's perceptions...."

I am so tired of arrogant, pedantic art school speak that whenever I read phrases like the above I just shut down.
Forum: Xpan & Other Panoramics 07-31-2014
Replies: 1,945
Views: 386,867
Posted By gdmcclintock
From the Widelux...

From the Widelux...
Forum: Film vs Digital 07-25-2014
Replies: 27
Views: 2,687
Posted By gdmcclintock
100044 35mm Tri-X in a Widelux

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35mm Tri-X in a Widelux
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 06-21-2014
Replies: 10
Views: 1,366
Posted By gdmcclintock
A few years ago I exhibited at one of the...

A few years ago I exhibited at one of the branches of the NYPL. Library rules stipulated that no glass was allowed; plexiglass or nothing. As plexi was too expensive, I printed on luster paper and...
Forum: Xpan & Other Panoramics 05-28-2014
Replies: 1,945
Views: 386,867
Posted By gdmcclintock
Broadway between 47th and 48th Streets, NYC.

Broadway between 47th and 48th Streets, NYC.
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 05-20-2014
Replies: 3
Views: 1,204
Posted By gdmcclintock
The Benedict J. Fernandez exhibition is superb. ...

The Benedict J. Fernandez exhibition is superb. Every print is vintage, printed by the photographer. Some are "work" prints, included for their historical and aesthetic value. The exhibition...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 02-25-2014
Replies: 269
Views: 248,194
Posted By gdmcclintock
If you want to know about surrealism, read the...

If you want to know about surrealism, read the Surrealist Manifesto and Nadja, by André Breton. Then read why Brassai and Picasso, who were close friends of many surrealists, never affiliated...
Forum: Travel 02-23-2014
Replies: 26
Views: 2,615
Posted By gdmcclintock
I took 4 cameras to Rome, M6 and M9, Bessa III...

I took 4 cameras to Rome, M6 and M9, Bessa III and Rolleiflex. Generally I prefer the photos I took with the film cameras using Tri-X, Portra 800, and Ektachrome VS100. I carried the M9 and a...
Forum: Zeiss Contax 02-10-2014
Replies: 8
Views: 1,417
Posted By gdmcclintock
I have a really nice one I'll sell you. Send me...

I have a really nice one I'll sell you. Send me a PM.
Forum: Xpan & Other Panoramics 01-23-2014
Replies: 16
Views: 3,094
Posted By gdmcclintock
I'll sell you mine for $100 plus shipping. I...

I'll sell you mine for $100 plus shipping. I don't use it anymore. Too many cameras, not enough time....
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 01-07-2014
Replies: 39
Views: 4,733
Posted By gdmcclintock
Dashwood Books inNYC has both titles on their...

Dashwood Books inNYC has both titles on their website.
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 12-02-2013
Replies: 21
Views: 2,188
Posted By gdmcclintock
I thought I saw one at Photo Village on Broadway...

I thought I saw one at Photo Village on Broadway at 26th recently.
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 08-14-2013
Replies: 2
Views: 1,095
Posted By gdmcclintock
Jason Eskenazi is a superb photographer. I...

Jason Eskenazi is a superb photographer. I highly recommend his book Wonderland about the former USSR.
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-24-2013
Replies: 79
Views: 5,258
Posted By gdmcclintock
If I could get act together I would list my 'blad...

If I could get act together I would list my 'blad SWC, my Zorki 3M, Contax IIa, various lenses, a folder or two...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 07-23-2013
Replies: 23
Views: 2,026
Posted By gdmcclintock
I'll sell you my Jupiter-9 LTM if you want it. ...

I'll sell you my Jupiter-9 LTM if you want it. Send me a PM. ;)
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-22-2013
Replies: 79
Views: 5,258
Posted By gdmcclintock
I agree with jsrocket, content is king! To...

I agree with jsrocket, content is king!

To answer the thread, I keep delaying my decision to sell various cameras: Zorki 3M, Contax IIa, Super Ikonta, etc., that I am not using much. Parting is not...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 07-10-2013
Replies: 44
Views: 6,096
Posted By gdmcclintock
DxO Film Pack is an excellent addition to...

DxO Film Pack is an excellent addition to LR/Photoshop. In LR, it makes a copy of the image that can be modified with the LR controls.
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 06-24-2013
Replies: 167
Views: 12,206
Posted By gdmcclintock
This incessant moaning about vernacular evolution...

This incessant moaning about vernacular evolution is a deal-breaker for me.
Forum: Zeiss Contax 06-18-2013
Replies: 9
Views: 1,753
Posted By gdmcclintock
Panorama Camera (Fima Bender) overhauled my II...

Panorama Camera (Fima Bender) overhauled my II and IIa and did a pretty good job. He is in NYC.
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 06-15-2013
Replies: 59
Views: 4,091
Posted By gdmcclintock
My photographs justify their deconstructed...

My photographs justify their deconstructed subversive approach to fragmentary composites that reflect autobiographically on the performance of the photographic medium itself a mediated edification of...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 05-08-2013
Replies: 275
Views: 24,879
Posted By gdmcclintock
Please google Harry the Hipster Gibson.

Please google Harry the Hipster Gibson.
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 04-23-2013
Replies: 172
Views: 12,474
Posted By gdmcclintock
For what it is, it's fantastic! For what it...

For what it is, it's fantastic! For what it isn't, it's a big, fat nothing!
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-09-2013
Replies: 86
Views: 6,382
Posted By gdmcclintock
"... if someone clearly does not want to be...

"... if someone clearly does not want to be photographed or if they are for their photo to be deleted after the fact, then I do think those wishes have to be respected."

What nonsense. Colberg...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-02-2013
Replies: 15
Views: 1,465
Posted By gdmcclintock
You are very lucky. Please record it for me!

You are very lucky. Please record it for me!
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 03-28-2013
Replies: 2,424
Views: 357,351
Posted By gdmcclintock
Dan Wagner's new book includes many terrific...

Dan Wagner's new book includes many terrific photographs:

http://www.blurb.com/books/4171747-eye-tourist
Forum: RFF News 02-12-2013
Replies: 61
Views: 6,155
Posted By gdmcclintock
Nice photo!

Nice photo!
Forum: Travel 01-04-2013
Replies: 24
Views: 2,201
Posted By gdmcclintock
I put my film in a lead bag and send it through...

I put my film in a lead bag and send it through the X-ray. So far I have had no problems. Perhaps I have been lucky.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-19-2012
Replies: 103
Views: 6,318
Posted By gdmcclintock
Of course.

Of course.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-09-2012
Replies: 476
Views: 69,560
Posted By gdmcclintock
Using SWC

Thanks, Raid. I'll try this approach.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-08-2012
Replies: 476
Views: 69,560
Posted By gdmcclintock
I haven't been able to adapt to the wide angle!

I haven't been able to adapt to the wide angle!
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-08-2012
Replies: 476
Views: 69,560
Posted By gdmcclintock
Should I sell my SWC?

Should I sell my SWC?
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 11-24-2012
Replies: 12
Views: 1,783
Posted By gdmcclintock
It's too "overdetermined" for my taste; then...

It's too "overdetermined" for my taste; then again, I've never been attracted to "conceptual" photography.
Forum: RFF Polls 11-18-2012
Replies: 89
Views: 3,049
Posted By gdmcclintock
When I went to Rome last April, I took four...

When I went to Rome last April, I took four cameras: M6, M9, Bessa III, and a Rolleiflex. I carried two cameras each day, usually the M9 with a Biogon 35mm and one of the film cameras. Fortunately...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 09-16-2012
Replies: 20
Views: 4,152
Posted By gdmcclintock
I have the 5DII and use it for events, typically...

I have the 5DII and use it for events, typically with a Zeiss 35mm Distagon lens or a Canon 24-105 L lens. It's a terrific camera.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount Copies 08-04-2012
Replies: 7
Views: 1,690
Posted By gdmcclintock
I also have this lens and am very happy with it. ...

I also have this lens and am very happy with it. No scans yet...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 07-31-2012
Replies: 11
Views: 1,869
Posted By gdmcclintock
I have a beat-up II and a very nice IIa. I like...

I have a beat-up II and a very nice IIa. I like the II better and will eventually sell the IIa.
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-25-2012
Replies: 22
Views: 2,674
Posted By gdmcclintock
Keep the M9. You've already spent the money. ...

Keep the M9. You've already spent the money. Unless you're a pro. Then dump it for the 5D MkII as it works better with a flash and has better higher ISO.

In Rome recently I photographed with a...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-21-2012
Replies: 48
Views: 10,676
Posted By gdmcclintock
Just installed the app on my iPhone. Looks...

Just installed the app on my iPhone. Looks pretty cool...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 03-25-2012
Replies: 5
Views: 1,073
Posted By gdmcclintock
It's not the interview in French in which HCB...

It's not the interview in French in which HCB says he doesn't know the meaning of "decisive moment"!
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 03-17-2012
Replies: 21
Views: 5,189
Posted By gdmcclintock
The old shop photo reminds me of Mumbai.

The old shop photo reminds me of Mumbai.
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 03-11-2012
Replies: 2
Views: 1,040
Posted By gdmcclintock
Thanks, Dan!

Thanks, Dan!
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 03-10-2012
Replies: 2
Views: 1,040
Posted By gdmcclintock
Paris 1980 at the Salon Ciel in New York

http://etceteras.org/Paris/ParisPoster2-SalonCiel.jpg
Forum: Travel 03-04-2012
Replies: 22
Views: 2,145
Posted By gdmcclintock
Thanks for all the helpful hints! We will be...

Thanks for all the helpful hints! We will be living in a Roman neighborhood and no doubt dining there in the local restaurants. We will have breakfast at home and lunch who knows where. The...
Forum: Travel 03-03-2012
Replies: 22
Views: 2,145
Posted By gdmcclintock
Wow! These are terrific photographs!

Wow! These are terrific photographs!
Forum: Travel 03-03-2012
Replies: 22
Views: 2,145
Posted By gdmcclintock
Thanks to everyone for the good advice! Sounds...

Thanks to everyone for the good advice!

Sounds like the Rolleiflex for B&W and the Leica for color. I am an early riser and expect to see the city in that light.
Forum: Travel 03-03-2012
Replies: 22
Views: 2,145
Posted By gdmcclintock
Rome!

Finally I am going to Rome for 10 days in April! I plan to take my Rolleiflex and 50 rolls of Tri-X, plus a digital camera and maybe my M6.

We will be staying in an apartment in a Roman...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-03-2012
Replies: 53
Views: 11,578
Posted By gdmcclintock
I use the 5DII usually with Zeiss lenses (bought...

I use the 5DII usually with Zeiss lenses (bought from Popflash, a RFF sponsor) thus improved AF is not a requirement for me. I would upgrade for increased megapixels but am not sure I can justify...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 02-22-2012
Replies: 110
Views: 11,449
Posted By gdmcclintock
This is one of the most pompous posts I have read...

This is one of the most pompous posts I have read in a long time.

Who decides what constitutes moral and political honesty"?
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 02-16-2012
Replies: 27
Views: 3,441
Posted By gdmcclintock
Chromes is nice, especially the first volume. ...

Chromes is nice, especially the first volume. The best Eggleston book is 2 1/4 published by Twin Palms.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-12-2012
Replies: 28
Views: 2,884
Posted By gdmcclintock
Freestyle is more expensive than B&H for Provia...

Freestyle is more expensive than B&H for Provia 400x by almost $2 per roll!
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-11-2012
Replies: 49
Views: 3,852
Posted By gdmcclintock
I have Color Correction and for some unknown...

I have Color Correction and for some unknown reason am disappointed. The photographs are beautiful, the color dramatic, the compositions remarkable, yet the book leaves me indifferent. Perhaps I...
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 02-11-2012
Replies: 5
Views: 2,353
Posted By gdmcclintock
Fima Bender at Panorama Camera in NYC made a gear...

Fima Bender at Panorama Camera in NYC made a gear for my Super Ikonta IV and this fixed the overlap problem.

With my camera, if I press the shutter release before cocking the shutter, I lose the...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-10-2012
Replies: 49
Views: 3,852
Posted By gdmcclintock
Itinerants, Mumbai's Nomads by David and...

Itinerants, Mumbai's Nomads by David and Charmayne de Souza; Few Are Chosen by Dan Wagner, Record by Daido Moriyama...
Forum: Film vs Digital 02-08-2012
Replies: 77
Views: 4,833
Posted By gdmcclintock
Sigh.... Photography is "stuck in the past" by...

Sigh.... Photography is "stuck in the past" by default. The past is its raison d'être!
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 02-05-2012
Replies: 23
Views: 5,724
Posted By gdmcclintock
I purchased a 1952 Automat which took sharp...

I purchased a 1952 Automat which took sharp pictures but was very dim. I took it to Krikor for a Maxwell screen. He installed the screen and calibrated the focus. The camera never took a sharp...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 02-01-2012
Replies: 154
Views: 97,772
Posted By gdmcclintock
Has anyone had a Rolleiflex that could not be...

Has anyone had a Rolleiflex that could not be repaired? I have a Rolleiflex whose focus Krikor was unable to calibrate.
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 01-28-2012
Replies: 2,424
Views: 357,351
Posted By gdmcclintock
I wonder if they did not print enough to meet the...

I wonder if they did not print enough to meet the demand. Why was B&N selling it at such a discount for awhile?
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 01-26-2012
Replies: 126
Views: 11,693
Posted By gdmcclintock
While I am not a GAS bag, I have many old film...

While I am not a GAS bag, I have many old film cameras as well as a couple of digital cameras. I travel with the digital cameras and carry a film camera most days. All that matters to me is the...
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 01-22-2012
Replies: 29
Views: 4,345
Posted By gdmcclintock
B&N shipped Chromes to me at the $220 price.

B&N shipped Chromes to me at the $220 price.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-18-2012
Replies: 2
Views: 704
Posted By gdmcclintock
It's CCNY at the NYC meet-up last Saturday.

It's CCNY at the NYC meet-up last Saturday.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-17-2012
Replies: 2
Views: 704
Posted By gdmcclintock
Fisheye with iPhone!

http://www.etceteras.org/RFF/Christian.JPG
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 01-14-2012
Replies: 14
Views: 4,910
Posted By gdmcclintock
Advancing the film just before exposure is...

Advancing the film just before exposure is recommended to help insure that the film stays flat.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-13-2012
Replies: 9
Views: 26,204
Posted By gdmcclintock
All great actors are photographers. Everybody...

All great actors are photographers. Everybody knows that.
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 01-12-2012
Replies: 6
Views: 1,291
Posted By gdmcclintock
Beautiful!

Beautiful!
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 01-12-2012
Replies: 65
Views: 7,228
Posted By gdmcclintock
It doesn't work on a Mac. Can't take the product...

It doesn't work on a Mac. Can't take the product seriously.
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 01-09-2012
Replies: 2
Views: 768
Posted By gdmcclintock
Thanks, Andrea! It was very challenging to be in...

Thanks, Andrea! It was very challenging to be in the middle of the crows that day.
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 01-08-2012
Replies: 2
Views: 768
Posted By gdmcclintock
More OWS

Times Square, NYC, last autumn.

http://www.etceteras.org/OWS/Justice.jpghttp://www.etceteras.org/OWS/MrLiberty.jpghttp://www.etceteras.org/OWS/PoliceOfficer.jpg
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 01-02-2012
Replies: 53
Views: 9,160
Posted By gdmcclintock
What a meaningless phrase! It reminds me of an...

What a meaningless phrase! It reminds me of an old joke: "For what it is, it's fantastic! For what it isn't, it's a big, fat nothing!"
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE - Film 01-01-2012
Replies: 6
Views: 4,689
Posted By gdmcclintock
Fema at Panorama repaired my Contax IIa and did...

Fema at Panorama repaired my Contax IIa and did excellent work.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-31-2011
Replies: 12
Views: 1,085
Posted By gdmcclintock
Why not just get a Zeiss 2.8 Biogon? It's at...

Why not just get a Zeiss 2.8 Biogon? It's at least as good, if not better!
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-31-2011
Replies: 10
Views: 1,240
Posted By gdmcclintock
Canon 24-105 L is the most versatile lens I have....

Canon 24-105 L is the most versatile lens I have. On the 5D it is not light, however.
Forum: Digital Printers / Inks / Papers etc 12-31-2011
Replies: 15
Views: 2,943
Posted By gdmcclintock
I like Museo Silver Rag (semi-gloss) and Max...

I like Museo Silver Rag (semi-gloss) and Max (matte) papers.
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 12-30-2011
Replies: 53
Views: 9,160
Posted By gdmcclintock
I do not disagree with you.

I do not disagree with you.
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 12-30-2011
Replies: 26
Views: 3,572
Posted By gdmcclintock
It has not adversely affected my Rolleiflex and...

It has not adversely affected my Rolleiflex and is not noticeable, but was disconcerting at first.
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 12-30-2011
Replies: 26
Views: 3,572
Posted By gdmcclintock
Krikor Maralian just removes the meter.

Krikor Maralian just removes the meter.
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 12-30-2011
Replies: 53
Views: 9,160
Posted By gdmcclintock
Perhaps both views are correct. There is no...

Perhaps both views are correct. There is no reason that one's personal work cannot appeal to a mass market.
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 12-30-2011
Replies: 53
Views: 9,160
Posted By gdmcclintock
Magnum photographers take pictures for mass...

Magnum photographers take pictures for mass consumption. It is their raison d'être. This is not a value judgement, just a statement of fact. Sometimes the mass consumption effect infects the...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 12-30-2011
Replies: 10
Views: 2,016
Posted By gdmcclintock
Today, plagiarism is rampant in our schools,...

Today, plagiarism is rampant in our schools, colleges, and universities. Art by appropriation is plagiarism.
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 12-30-2011
Replies: 53
Views: 9,160
Posted By gdmcclintock
Of course my opinion of Davidson's Subway is...

Of course my opinion of Davidson's Subway is based on my experience, that is to say, subjective. Commercial because the subjects are subtracted from their environment (by the flash?) and presented...
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 12-30-2011
Replies: 53
Views: 9,160
Posted By gdmcclintock
I found Davidson's Subway book disappointing, too...

I found Davidson's Subway book disappointing, too slick, contrived and commercial, like the filter he used to remove the sickly subway light, portraits of characters not people.

Kehane's book is an...
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 12-29-2011
Replies: 53
Views: 9,160
Posted By gdmcclintock
You may want to see Lisa Kahane's book about the...

You may want to see Lisa Kahane's book about the South Bronx.
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 12-29-2011
Replies: 117
Views: 10,022
Posted By gdmcclintock
This is not my experience. I guess it depends on...

This is not my experience. I guess it depends on what you hang on your walls!
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 12-29-2011
Replies: 50
Views: 6,441
Posted By gdmcclintock
"If you want to hit paydirt, you have to have the...

"If you want to hit paydirt, you have to have the outfit for it."
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-28-2011
Replies: 3,172
Views: 759,443
Posted By gdmcclintock
Street jazz musicians in Paris,...

Street jazz musicians in Paris, 1980

http://www.etceteras.org/Paris/StreetJazz.jpg
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-28-2011
Replies: 3,172
Views: 759,443
Posted By gdmcclintock
Christmas in Montmartre,...

Christmas in Montmartre, 1978.

http://www.etceteras.org/Paris/Animation.jpg
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 12-28-2011
Replies: 117
Views: 10,022
Posted By gdmcclintock
You could always rotate the prints.

You could always rotate the prints.
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 12-28-2011
Replies: 117
Views: 10,022
Posted By gdmcclintock
Why ego driven?

Why ego driven?
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 12-27-2011
Replies: 117
Views: 10,022
Posted By gdmcclintock
To each his or her own. I am surrounded by...

To each his or her own. I am surrounded by photobooks and prints by other photographers. In no way am I worried that my environment will influence my photography; for better or worse, my pictures...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 12-27-2011
Replies: 2,014
Views: 616,527
Posted By gdmcclintock
Paris 1980

Another image from the Paris 1980 series:

http://www.etceteras.org/Paris/PremierMai.jpg
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 12-27-2011
Replies: 2,014
Views: 616,527
Posted By gdmcclintock
Paris 1980

One from an exhibition I am preparing:

http://www.etceteras.org/Paris/ForAtget.jpg
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 12-27-2011
Replies: 117
Views: 10,022
Posted By gdmcclintock
Sorry, I find your point of view bizarre. No one...

Sorry, I find your point of view bizarre. No one escapes outside influence by attempting to avoid it. Being closed-minded only limits one's vision be it visual, musical, or literary.
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 12-26-2011
Replies: 117
Views: 10,022
Posted By gdmcclintock
The fear of "conscious or unconscious copy work"...

The fear of "conscious or unconscious copy work" is a bizarre pretension as it deliberately rejects inspiration that another's work may provoke.
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 12-24-2011
Replies: 117
Views: 10,022
Posted By gdmcclintock
I purchase prints from photographers, even from...

I purchase prints from photographers, even from galleries, when I think I can afford it.
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 12-18-2011
Replies: 184
Views: 58,282
Posted By gdmcclintock
I wish I had the time and the place to set up my...

I wish I had the time and the place to set up my darkroom.

Invited to exhibit my Paris 1978-1982 photographs, I found an excellent printer in NYC to print my negatives. I am reasonably adept with a...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 12-16-2011
Replies: 46
Views: 9,333
Posted By gdmcclintock
I have a Zorki 3M that I purchased from Fedka and...

I have a Zorki 3M that I purchased from Fedka and it works great.
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-13-2011
Replies: 1
Views: 723
Posted By gdmcclintock
The catalog is excellent as well.

The catalog is excellent as well.
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 12-12-2011
Replies: 9
Views: 1,481
Posted By gdmcclintock
Yes, the Strand is fantastic, even online.

Yes, the Strand is fantastic, even online.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 12-12-2011
Replies: 163
Views: 53,453
Posted By gdmcclintock
Totally awesome, dude!

Totally awesome, dude!
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 12-06-2011
Replies: 73
Views: 10,796
Posted By gdmcclintock
There will be an exhibition of her work later...

There will be an exhibition of her work later this month at the Howard Greenberg Gallery in New York. Presumably the quality of the prints will be very high, and for sale.
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 12-06-2011
Replies: 73
Views: 10,796
Posted By gdmcclintock
I have the book and I like it. It is not...

I have the book and I like it. It is not perfect; there are photographs I would not have included, but the vast majority are excellent.
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 12-04-2011
Replies: 6
Views: 1,563
Posted By gdmcclintock
My favorite quotation from the article is, "But...

My favorite quotation from the article is, "But even a self-serving narcissistic showoff like me finds this new art world too toe-curling for comfort."
Forum: Off Topic 11-20-2011
Replies: 18
Views: 1,290
Posted By gdmcclintock
I don't understand this post. The problems facing...

I don't understand this post. The problems facing the US are 30 or 40 years in the making.

In any case, a photography forum is probably not the best place for this discussion.
Forum: Off Topic 11-20-2011
Replies: 18
Views: 1,290
Posted By gdmcclintock
The expense is a drop in the bucket. This type...

The expense is a drop in the bucket. This type of story is typical of right wing media in the US.
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 11-20-2011
Replies: 45
Views: 11,720
Posted By gdmcclintock
Larger prints should be above the smaller prints....

Larger prints should be above the smaller prints. Otherwise looks like a lovely presentation in a very nice room. You must be one of the 1%!
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 11-19-2011
Replies: 45
Views: 11,720
Posted By gdmcclintock
Here in NYC, a 16x20 silver gelatin print on...

Here in NYC, a 16x20 silver gelatin print on fiber paper processed to archival standards costs almost $100!
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-19-2011
Replies: 19
Views: 2,830
Posted By gdmcclintock
Gosh, a friend of mine purchased a print of the...

Gosh, a friend of mine purchased a print of the same HCB photograph several years ago for $5K.
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 11-13-2011
Replies: 73
Views: 7,601
Posted By gdmcclintock
Juan, In what waters exactly does photography...

Juan,

In what waters exactly does photography move? Is photography to be only, as Baudelaire put it in 1859, the "humble servant" of art?
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 11-12-2011
Replies: 73
Views: 7,601
Posted By gdmcclintock
So one is not supposed to challenge one's...

So one is not supposed to challenge one's teachers?
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 11-12-2011
Replies: 73
Views: 7,601
Posted By gdmcclintock
"Photographic ort"? Seems as contrived as the...

"Photographic ort"? Seems as contrived as the conceptual art photography derided by the author.
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 11-10-2011
Replies: 7
Views: 1,330
Posted By gdmcclintock
Chris, I hope you have the opportunity to...

Chris,

I hope you have the opportunity to produce a book of your work in Fort Wayne and its environs. Mr. Wimp's Coins, Inc. will make a terrific cover!

George
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 11-06-2011
Replies: 6
Views: 1,705
Posted By gdmcclintock
Dado Moriyama at Aperture

For those who attended the Daido Moriyama photobook sessions at Aperture this weekend, what did you think of the event?
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 10-19-2011
Replies: 7
Views: 1,752
Posted By gdmcclintock
Atget, who proved artistic growth never ceases.

Atget, who proved artistic growth never ceases.
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 10-17-2011
Replies: 40
Views: 2,603
Posted By gdmcclintock
I was serious when I said that nothing is missing...

I was serious when I said that nothing is missing in a photograph.

I don't know if Roger was being serious or speaking tongue-in-cheek, but I found his opinion more interesting than your...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 10-17-2011
Replies: 40
Views: 2,603
Posted By gdmcclintock
Yes! Nothing is missing in a photograph.

Yes! Nothing is missing in a photograph.
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 10-17-2011
Replies: 40
Views: 2,603
Posted By gdmcclintock
The answer is nothing is missing in a photograph.

The answer is nothing is missing in a photograph.
Forum: Other RF 10-16-2011
Replies: 2
Views: 1,435
Posted By gdmcclintock
I have one with 3 lenses in excellent condition. ...

I have one with 3 lenses in excellent condition. I think I paid about $200 for the set. The only disadvantage is that the camera has no strap lugs, so a case is required if you use a strap.
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 10-15-2011
Replies: 13
Views: 2,586
Posted By gdmcclintock
Years ago I knew a brilliant jazz drummer who...

Years ago I knew a brilliant jazz drummer who explained his improvisational technique as countless attempts to play what he was hearing. At the end of the set he would think about his performance in...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-15-2011
Replies: 38
Views: 2,914
Posted By gdmcclintock
How about an Agfa Silette? Very small,...

How about an Agfa Silette? Very small, interchangeable lenses, inexpensive, very good quality.
Forum: Other RF 10-14-2011
Replies: 64
Views: 11,506
Posted By gdmcclintock
It looks a little like an Agfa Silette.

It looks a little like an Agfa Silette.
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-13-2011
Replies: 137
Views: 85,742
Posted By gdmcclintock
"Now everyone seems to be trying to make...

"Now everyone seems to be trying to make art."

What does this mean?
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-13-2011
Replies: 137
Views: 85,742
Posted By gdmcclintock
The subject of a photograph need not be a person....

The subject of a photograph need not be a person. I am using the word "subject" in its most general sense.
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-12-2011
Replies: 137
Views: 85,742
Posted By gdmcclintock
My opinion concerns the photograph in question. ...

My opinion concerns the photograph in question. In general, memorable photographs engage the subject, and this engagement is revealed by the content.
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-12-2011
Replies: 137
Views: 85,742
Posted By gdmcclintock
In the photograph of the protest, the...

In the photograph of the protest, the photographer is photographing from the sidelines. There is not enough engagement with the subject to make the photograph memorable.
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