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Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 08-13-2015
Replies: 42
Views: 8,850
Posted By Silva Lining
Well Lukitas, I really like your shots,...

Well Lukitas, I really like your shots, especially the one of the guy on the bus with the dog and the girl in the stripy dress. This style of photography is one that has always interested me although...
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-28-2015
Replies: 100
Views: 8,834
Posted By Silva Lining
I got mine : Leica M3 DS Summilux...

I got mine :

Leica M3 DS
Summilux 50/1.4
Summicon 90/2.8
Ultron 28/2

Can't see me selling any of this so it's got me for life :-)
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-20-2014
Replies: 31
Views: 4,841
Posted By Silva Lining
My 5 new: 1. Leica M _ would love to have one of...

My 5 new:

1. Leica M _ would love to have one of these.... one day!
2. Olympus OMD E-M10 - My most recent purchase - great little camera - goes everywhere
3. Canon 5d MkIII - I have a MkII - fab...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-15-2014
Replies: 49
Views: 8,430
Posted By Silva Lining
I reckon D & E :-)

I reckon D & E :-)
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 10-14-2014
Replies: 11
Views: 1,571
Posted By Silva Lining
Hi Dan, I really enjoyed looking through the...

Hi Dan, I really enjoyed looking through the book. I love New York, and for me this showed a very different side of it than you usually see as a visitor. It captures some of the lesser seen elements...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 10-08-2014
Replies: 33
Views: 3,979
Posted By Silva Lining
I'm up for Red Oktober!! Zorki 3 at the ready!

I'm up for Red Oktober!! Zorki 3 at the ready!
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 10-08-2014
Replies: 13
Views: 2,363
Posted By Silva Lining
Hi I've used the Tetenal kit for a few years now,...

Hi I've used the Tetenal kit for a few years now, with generally good results. I've found that the two critical things are temperature of the initial developer and the timing of each stage. (As...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 10-07-2014
Replies: 173
Views: 18,558
Posted By Silva Lining
What a great project! I'm in for 2 rolls of...

What a great project! I'm in for 2 rolls of 120.... I followed the Impossible 'Polaroid' project from its start too, and bought some 'experimental' films in the early days, that were not that...
Forum: RFF Polls 09-19-2014
Replies: 86
Views: 8,040
Posted By Silva Lining
I think RFF should be for anyone with a shared...

I think RFF should be for anyone with a shared interest in Rangefinders. Although I assume there are more amateurs than pros on here, we can all still learn, and take inspiration from each other...
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-18-2014
Replies: 79
Views: 9,259
Posted By Silva Lining
A few years ago at Horseguards Parade in London...

A few years ago at Horseguards Parade in London Holding my M3 to shot a picture of one of the guardsmen in one hand, I hoisted up up my camera bag containing my Canon EOS D20 and 35/1.4L onto my...
Forum: RFF Polls 08-11-2014
Replies: 110
Views: 10,509
Posted By Silva Lining
I love using a variety of cameras and lenses that...

I love using a variety of cameras and lenses that I have been lucky enough to save up and collect over the years. I reckon I am pretty even split between time using film and digital (although I would...
Forum: Photo Software 08-11-2014
Replies: 95
Views: 11,316
Posted By Silva Lining
For me this is the crux of it, it's nice to have...

For me this is the crux of it, it's nice to have the option :) Even if I rarely use it..
Forum: Photo Software 08-11-2014
Replies: 95
Views: 11,316
Posted By Silva Lining
I rarely use RAW these days, I feel like I don't...

I rarely use RAW these days, I feel like I don't have time. I'm not really sure why as I quite happily spend hours hand developing and scanning B&W film and E6… maybe because I have come to accept...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-02-2014
Replies: 33
Views: 4,011
Posted By Silva Lining
Yep, I've done that a couple of times :-) Its a...

Yep, I've done that a couple of times :-) Its a classic DOH! moment….another is when you pour the fixer into your development tank FIRST…. :-) I've only done that once…. so far
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 03-19-2014
Replies: 41
Views: 8,897
Posted By Silva Lining
I have a Wezlar M6, an M3 and a IIIG and I use...

I have a Wezlar M6, an M3 and a IIIG and I use them all regularly…none of them are junk, or beaters, but they all show signs of use and wear and tear…If I was forced to lose one to get that shot,...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-12-2011
Replies: 22
Views: 3,097
Posted By Silva Lining
Hey Julien, some cool shots on your Flickr! the...

Hey Julien, some cool shots on your Flickr! the wait was sure worth it, the M6 and Summicron pairing is one of my all time faves - I love my M6 :)
Forum: RFF Polls 04-10-2011
Replies: 166
Views: 27,225
Posted By Silva Lining
In order of usage Canon 5DII Hasselblad 503 Leica...

In order of usage
Canon 5DII
Hasselblad 503
Leica M6
Olympus EP1
Leica M3
Fuji GW690
Canon EOS30
Keiv 4
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 03-25-2011
Replies: 39
Views: 6,442
Posted By Silva Lining
I love the Impossible Project and what they are...

I love the Impossible Project and what they are trying to do and have supported them from the start by buying and using each of their 'releases' of film. Truly some of the early versions were pretty...
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 01-30-2011
Replies: 5
Views: 1,604
Posted By Silva Lining
No it doesn't the IIIe is too tall. :)

No it doesn't the IIIe is too tall. :)
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 01-28-2011
Replies: 24
Views: 2,347
Posted By Silva Lining
Ah well, now I've read this - you should check...

Ah well, now I've read this - you should check out the Lowepro Orion Trekker - padded Camera in the bottom and a normal rucksack area on top - I used to have one of these and went around the world...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 01-28-2011
Replies: 24
Views: 2,347
Posted By Silva Lining
I've been using a couple of these for a few years...

I've been using a couple of these for a few years now - find them very good, comfortable to wear for long periods and highly versatile. I have a small slingshot 100 AW which will easily do a couple...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 01-22-2011
Replies: 922
Views: 71,615
Posted By Silva Lining
I got the glasses, this looks great! :-)

I got the glasses, this looks great! :-)
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 01-13-2011
Replies: 146
Views: 21,964
Posted By Silva Lining
I'm looking forward to seeing what the quality of...

I'm looking forward to seeing what the quality of that lens is like.....if it is anything like the quality of the Fujinon on my GW690II then I will be very interested indeed :-)
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-02-2011
Replies: 113
Views: 10,591
Posted By Silva Lining
The Turin Shroud?

The Turin Shroud?
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-24-2010
Replies: 18
Views: 1,838
Posted By Silva Lining
Great images Greg, a lunar eclipse is always...

Great images Greg, a lunar eclipse is always worth a howl or two! Unfortunately, although we had the chance to witness the sun and the moon in the sky at the same time as the eclipse, good old...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-20-2010
Replies: 216
Views: 26,588
Posted By Silva Lining
http://www.pbase.com/phillbrown/image/84159292.jpg...

http://www.pbase.com/phillbrown/image/84159292.jpg

http://www.pbase.com/phillbrown/image/84159285.jpg

http://www.pbase.com/phillbrown/image/84159299.jpg

http://www.pbase.com/phillbrown/image/841593...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 11-17-2010
Replies: 30
Views: 3,116
Posted By Silva Lining
Yep, I like the image but its a little grainy,...

Yep, I like the image but its a little grainy, all over, but especially in the area under the large cumulus cloud on the left. Doesn't spoil the image for me though.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-17-2010
Replies: 787
Views: 181,501
Posted By Silva Lining
Bournemouth | Hasselblad 503CXi | Distagon 60 |...

Bournemouth | Hasselblad 503CXi | Distagon 60 | TMAX dev in Perceptopl

http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4149/4974843181_a85a9d7d23_z.jpg

http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4150/4975453948_960fa0678d_z.jpg
Forum: RFF Polls 10-12-2010
Replies: 125
Views: 13,744
Posted By Silva Lining
I'll put a fourth non-vote in for Hasselblad V...

I'll put a fourth non-vote in for Hasselblad V series...Leica's are nice too, but the blad is my favourite....
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-10-2010
Replies: 3,193
Views: 765,452
Posted By Silva Lining
I love this shot!

I love this shot!
Forum: Cameras in the Movies / TV / Media 10-09-2010
Replies: 19
Views: 2,633
Posted By Silva Lining
I was thinking the very same thing :-) Looks like...

I was thinking the very same thing :-) Looks like a racehorse...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-07-2010
Replies: 17
Views: 1,690
Posted By Silva Lining
M6 or 'Blad PanF or TriX Bag Go.....

M6 or 'Blad
PanF or TriX
Bag
Go.....
Forum: Off Topic 10-01-2010
Replies: 27
Views: 1,934
Posted By Silva Lining
HDR = Marmite. You either love it or hate...

HDR = Marmite.

You either love it or hate it....and hate on things or people that don't care affects no-one but yourself.....

When its done well it can be good, like selective colouring....it's...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-29-2010
Replies: 22
Views: 2,462
Posted By Silva Lining
http://www.pbase.com/phillbrown/image/91577543.jpg...

http://www.pbase.com/phillbrown/image/91577543.jpg
http://www.pbase.com/phillbrown/image/91577542.jpg
http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4129/5027309165_fa64bc5e0d.jpg
Forum: Travel 09-25-2010
Replies: 9
Views: 2,152
Posted By Silva Lining
There's not much in the Richmond area although...

There's not much in the Richmond area although there are some charity shops in Twickenham and Hampton Hill as well as some in East Sheen, you might be lucky!!

Andrews Cameras in Teddington used to...
Forum: Fixed Lens 35mm RF 09-12-2010
Replies: 12
Views: 2,483
Posted By Silva Lining
Thats a bit hardcore! ;-)

Thats a bit hardcore! ;-)
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 09-06-2010
Replies: 922
Views: 71,615
Posted By Silva Lining
I'll join up - I've two rolls, one just back and...

I'll join up - I've two rolls, one just back and one to finish in the M3
1. Raid
2. Mephilico
3. ktran
4. blw
5. P. Lynn Miller
6. Mister E
7. Brian Legge
8.buzzardkid
9. wakarimasen
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-29-2010
Replies: 40
Views: 3,938
Posted By Silva Lining
Since my boys arrived, over the last five years I...

Since my boys arrived, over the last five years I have developed my portrait taking skills! Usually, like today where we went to an aircraft museum, my kids are a key part of my photography, they...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 08-18-2010
Replies: 245
Views: 14,570
Posted By Silva Lining
I don't know where I stand on the B&W film versus...

I don't know where I stand on the B&W film versus B&W digital debate, All I know is :

Using my Hasselblad and Fuji GW690III shoot almost exclusively B&W. (some Velvia)
Using my M6 I shoot almost...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-29-2010
Replies: 28
Views: 3,443
Posted By Silva Lining
I'm with Roger on this one.

I'm with Roger on this one.
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 05-25-2010
Replies: 35
Views: 19,086
Posted By Silva Lining
Well I have used a few and my two favourites have...

Well I have used a few and my two favourites have been the Voigtlander Perkeo II (or IIIe) and the Franka Solida III both are 6x6 with non-coupled rangefinders.

The Perkeo IIIe that I have now has...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-23-2010
Replies: 47
Views: 5,149
Posted By Silva Lining
I followed a herd of deer in pursuit of a photo...

I followed a herd of deer in pursuit of a photo today......if that counts ;-)
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-05-2010
Replies: 10
Views: 1,242
Posted By Silva Lining
Yes, I develop both C41 and E6 medium format... i...

Yes, I develop both C41 and E6 medium format... i use Tetenal kits.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-03-2010
Replies: 50
Views: 4,766
Posted By Silva Lining
Don't let the warnings about temperature put you...

Don't let the warnings about temperature put you off...

I use a plastic washing up bowl as a bath for my patterson tank. Mix cold and hot water to get the right temp. and put all the chemiclals in...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 05-01-2010
Replies: 25
Views: 3,720
Posted By Silva Lining
Heh, you'll not be buying one then?? :D

Heh, you'll not be buying one then?? :D
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 04-10-2010
Replies: 47
Views: 6,014
Posted By Silva Lining
I think there is a lot in this, although I'm sure...

I think there is a lot in this, although I'm sure 30 years ago many people took their new lens to their camera club, or to their friends, for confirmation that they bought the right one!

To some...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 03-29-2010
Replies: 12
Views: 2,020
Posted By Silva Lining
Hmm, just tested mine and, yes, there is a bzz...

Hmm, just tested mine and, yes, there is a bzz type sound after the 0.5 second shutter trips. I presume that it is the release of a spring mechanism of some sort (My M3 makes a similar sound too.) -...
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 03-09-2010
Replies: 51
Views: 4,886
Posted By Silva Lining
I develop my own, and though I don;t normally...

I develop my own, and though I don;t normally have too many problems finishing a roll (My two kids can be willing models :) ) I'll occasionally just remove the film if I've taken say 24-30 exposures,...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-02-2010
Replies: 8
Views: 810
Posted By Silva Lining
What Colyn said :) I tend to find it easiest to...

What Colyn said :) I tend to find it easiest to put the adapter on the lens first and then present the lens adapter to the camera, but YMMV and either way is fine.

Happy shootin'!
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-01-2010
Replies: 3,193
Views: 765,452
Posted By Silva Lining
No need to be shy, they are great shots!

No need to be shy, they are great shots!
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-19-2010
Replies: 21
Views: 1,557
Posted By Silva Lining
Yep, it works and works well!

Yep, it works and works well!
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 02-16-2010
Replies: 16
Views: 2,072
Posted By Silva Lining
Heheh +1 :D

Heheh +1 :D
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 02-09-2010
Replies: 124
Views: 11,390
Posted By Silva Lining
Yeah, all those dino steaks on the Barbeque!...

Yeah, all those dino steaks on the Barbeque! Ended with a bit of a bang though!
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 02-07-2010
Replies: 124
Views: 11,390
Posted By Silva Lining
I've quietly decided I'm not actually going to...

I've quietly decided I'm not actually going to die.

I may even stop paying tax too.... :D
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 02-07-2010
Replies: 69
Views: 12,431
Posted By Silva Lining
I've had a black Luigi strap on my M6 for some...

I've had a black Luigi strap on my M6 for some time, And I just recently ordered a Rally half case and strap for my Chrome M3 ....
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-03-2010
Replies: 6
Views: 1,098
Posted By Silva Lining
Thanks for the responses - so its gonna be grainy...

Thanks for the responses - so its gonna be grainy I guess! I'd already set the camera at EI320, but think that's a good idea to pull it back to EI200 - I already use Perceptol, so that should do for...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-03-2010
Replies: 6
Views: 1,098
Posted By Silva Lining
30 year old TRiX

I just picked up 20 rolls of 30 year old TriX (expiry date 1980) in 35mm 20 exposure rolls from the usual auction site.

I am expecting to experiment, but does anyone have any experience of using...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-31-2010
Replies: 141
Views: 10,214
Posted By Silva Lining
I love New...

I love New...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-11-2010
Replies: 72
Views: 4,372
Posted By Silva Lining
Number 1 for me! ( You could always frame both...

Number 1 for me!

( You could always frame both and let the decide ?)
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 12-22-2009
Replies: 65
Views: 20,971
Posted By Silva Lining
Thanks :) Yes they are strap lugs, although the...

Thanks :) Yes they are strap lugs, although the strap is attached to the case it came in. The Curlew was in bits and in pretty bad shape when I got it, So I recovered it and gave it a CLA - The roll...
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 12-21-2009
Replies: 65
Views: 20,971
Posted By Silva Lining
The Kershaw cameras were made in Leeds, England...

The Kershaw cameras were made in Leeds, England if I recall correctly.

I have two; a Kershaw 630 takes 6x6 negs
http://www.pbase.com/phillbrown/image/44363347.jpg
and a Kershaw Curlew II takes 6x9...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-19-2009
Replies: 80
Views: 11,524
Posted By Silva Lining
Good point - but I guess whatever the lens there...

Good point - but I guess whatever the lens there is some kind of trade-off - weight vs quality ? I guess other manufacturers have got around it somehow - For me the 35/1.4L manages superb quality in...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-18-2009
Replies: 80
Views: 11,524
Posted By Silva Lining
I'll second this ! :D The Canon EF 50/1.4 gets...

I'll second this ! :D The Canon EF 50/1.4 gets you a lot of bang for your buck too.

If we are including Hasselblads as EVIL SLRS then I'd have to put in a vote for the Makro Planar 120/4 - just...
Forum: Travel 12-09-2009
Replies: 51
Views: 3,832
Posted By Silva Lining
When I went I ate at this...

When I went I ate at this place

http://maloneyandporcelli.com/

and found it to be very good
Forum: Travel 12-09-2009
Replies: 51
Views: 3,832
Posted By Silva Lining
We went in early June - hot and humid - I believe...

We went in early June - hot and humid - I believe May is a bit cooler - but that's just the weather I guess ;)
Forum: Travel 12-09-2009
Replies: 51
Views: 3,832
Posted By Silva Lining
New York is great for photography of all types!...

New York is great for photography of all types! Like you, I love to walk around when I visit a new city (or even a much visited one) - you really do get a feel for the place and its topography....
Forum: RFF Polls 12-09-2009
Replies: 103
Views: 9,952
Posted By Silva Lining
My Praktica MTL5 will always be a favourite of...

My Praktica MTL5 will always be a favourite of mine - my first SLR and with Zeiss glass too:D
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-03-2009
Replies: 65
Views: 4,912
Posted By Silva Lining
I agree! I've often thought about turning up for...

I agree! I've often thought about turning up for a flight barefoot - put my shoes in hold luggage.... I'm sure I would attract 'special interest' though!;)
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-02-2009
Replies: 506
Views: 50,187
Posted By Silva Lining
http://www.pbase.com/phillbrown/image/112533934.jp...

http://www.pbase.com/phillbrown/image/112533934.jpg
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-02-2009
Replies: 65
Views: 4,912
Posted By Silva Lining
Sounds like an interesting story....

Sounds like an interesting story....
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-02-2009
Replies: 65
Views: 4,912
Posted By Silva Lining
I expect they do, even if they don't take...

I expect they do, even if they don't take pictures - reconnaissance would be essential.

Of course, one of the reasons that a large number of 'average joes' are stopped whilst taking wonky pictures...
Forum: Digital M Reported Problems - all Models 11-30-2009
Replies: 90
Views: 15,155
Posted By Silva Lining
:eek::eek::eek::eek::eek::eek::eek::eek::eek::eek:...

:eek::eek::eek::eek::eek::eek::eek::eek::eek::eek::eek::eek::eek:

I would not be a happy chappy if I'd just dropped multo-dollarage for a flaky paint job - sure I love my beat-up M6, but I bought...
Forum: Digital M Reported Problems - all Models 11-30-2009
Replies: 90
Views: 15,155
Posted By Silva Lining
Heh, you are the antithesis to this...

Heh, you are the antithesis to this guy...

http://www.flickr.com/photos/bigmoontattoo/2514998242/
http://www.flickr.com/photos/bigmoontattoo/2514998242
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-29-2009
Replies: 12
Views: 1,488
Posted By Silva Lining
I've been looking for camera with a fully working...

I've been looking for camera with a fully working platoon and descent mechanism for a while, but with furs in this condition:eek: a rare find indeed:)
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-27-2009
Replies: 17
Views: 1,449
Posted By Silva Lining
dust web sounds like fungus to me, depends upon...

dust web sounds like fungus to me, depends upon the seriousness as to whether it will have damaged the camera, either way it will likely need cleaning and/or repair.

It's quite possible that the...
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-22-2009
Replies: 38
Views: 3,006
Posted By Silva Lining
I generally take it as a compliment! I'm lucky...

I generally take it as a compliment! I'm lucky that, for now, I have a good job (that is hard work) that affords me nice camera equipment. I also get the occasional photo-assignment and can choose...
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 11-22-2009
Replies: 5
Views: 1,331
Posted By Silva Lining
The kit lens is good, but coupling it with the...

The kit lens is good, but coupling it with the LUMIX 20/1.7 is Great :).

It's my 'go-everywhere' camera....
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-17-2009
Replies: 62
Views: 7,518
Posted By Silva Lining
Not Hermes, but dutch, unsurprisingly perhaps...

Not Hermes, but dutch, unsurprisingly perhaps ;)
http://static.autoblog.nl/images/wp2007/gespot/kleur/aston-martin_db-9-orange_05.jpg
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-17-2009
Replies: 62
Views: 7,518
Posted By Silva Lining
HA! then I wake up and realise that the sound of...

HA! then I wake up and realise that the sound of waves crashing on the shore is actually my wife snoring....:D
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-17-2009
Replies: 62
Views: 7,518
Posted By Silva Lining
Quite. The Orange one is the same colour as the...

Quite.

The Orange one is the same colour as the day-glo orange plastic fencing they often use to de-mark road works.... the brown one looks like Chicken Dopeaza. Because of their price point they...
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-17-2009
Replies: 4
Views: 984
Posted By Silva Lining
Hi AK, I think you answered your own question in...

Hi AK,

I think you answered your own question in may ways, the 'cron feels most comfortable and as you describe it, is almost an extension of your hand :)

I have both lenses and if I had to part...
Forum: RFF News 11-04-2009
Replies: 19
Views: 4,028
Posted By Silva Lining
I think I'm quite happy with my E-P1 :)

I think I'm quite happy with my E-P1 :)
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 11-02-2009
Replies: 201
Views: 63,386
Posted By Silva Lining
I'm happy with my EP-1, it goes everywhere with me

I'm happy with my EP-1, it goes everywhere with me
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-01-2009
Replies: 33
Views: 4,687
Posted By Silva Lining
Here's another one... have to admit this combo...

Here's another one... have to admit this combo doesn't see much action though (prefer the 'lux)
http://www.pbase.com/phillbrown/image/64073393.jpg
http://www.pbase.com/phillbrown/image/64073392.jpg
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 10-22-2009
Replies: 77
Views: 13,657
Posted By Silva Lining
Yes, a "what bag for my best bokeh lens" thread...

Yes, a "what bag for my best bokeh lens" thread is overdue...;) Truthfully though if anything this thread just goes to show that there are as many opinions as there are eyeballs....
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 10-20-2009
Replies: 77
Views: 13,657
Posted By Silva Lining
No bokeh nightmares I hope ;)

No bokeh nightmares I hope ;)
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 10-20-2009
Replies: 77
Views: 13,657
Posted By Silva Lining
Heh, Or you could also fail to extend a...

Heh, Or you could also fail to extend a collapsible elmar....done that a few times :) (Not on purpose I should add :eek:)
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 10-20-2009
Replies: 77
Views: 13,657
Posted By Silva Lining
As Roger said I think that the bokeh tail wagging...

As Roger said I think that the bokeh tail wagging the photographic dog is a recipe for dull and insipid photographs - however I do notice and like to explore playing with bokeh in my photography. I...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 10-12-2009
Replies: 85
Views: 6,801
Posted By Silva Lining
The usual - opening back with film in - shooting...

The usual - opening back with film in - shooting velvia with the yellow filter still on the front. Dropping a film canister and the end falling off :o

Dropped a Ifra-Red converted EOS20d onto the...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 10-11-2009
Replies: 6
Views: 44,372
Posted By Silva Lining
Very useful! Just looked at the back of my new...

Very useful!

Just looked at the back of my new Canon 100/2.8 L Macro - serial number is UX0900 which means it was made in Utsunomiya this year...UW0412 on my 24-70/2.8L means 2008......no markings...
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 10-09-2009
Replies: 95
Views: 8,834
Posted By Silva Lining
Yes, There are always a few rotten apples, but...

Yes,

There are always a few rotten apples, but by and large I think most people are decent, at least I hope they are!
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-02-2009
Replies: 48
Views: 2,965
Posted By Silva Lining
I am a hobbyist/enthusiast and should widely (and...

I am a hobbyist/enthusiast and should widely (and sometimes wildly) with both film and digital. Both methods have their appeals to me
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 09-28-2009
Replies: 20
Views: 2,900
Posted By Silva Lining
This thread has drifted away from Ms Knightley's...

This thread has drifted away from Ms Knightley's bosom in a disappointing fashion.



I recall reading an article where she mentioned that she had been shocked by the promotional posters for King...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 09-23-2009
Replies: 64
Views: 5,872
Posted By Silva Lining
Hmmm, mine goes 'kaa-flumpflump' perhaps...

Hmmm, mine goes 'kaa-flumpflump' perhaps Hasselblads have regional accents?:D
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 09-18-2009
Replies: 102
Views: 41,473
Posted By Silva Lining
Congratulations on the new arrival!! Lovely...

Congratulations on the new arrival!!

Lovely pictures too ;)
Forum: Zeiss Contax 09-17-2009
Replies: 26
Views: 3,040
Posted By Silva Lining
Well its possible I suppose, but I think unlikely...

Well its possible I suppose, but I think unlikely that two-thirds of the cameras were faulty. Even in the pre-internet era, a reputation for poor workmanship and build would have spread quickly
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 09-11-2009
Replies: 101
Views: 16,801
Posted By Silva Lining
I'd love an M9 and am saving for one, as I was...

I'd love an M9 and am saving for one, as I was saving for an M8, only problem is Canon keep releasing nice glass, just as I approach tipping point for an Mx :)

I love my Canon 5D as much as I love...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 09-07-2009
Replies: 35
Views: 4,660
Posted By Silva Lining
Odd that the exchange difference between the...

Odd that the exchange difference between the pound and the dollar be recognised - Usually the dollar price is converted directly to pounds (i.e. $7500 = £7500) in rip-off Britain!! :(

Time will tell...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-05-2009
Replies: 288
Views: 39,239
Posted By Silva Lining
Some shots taken with Hassleblad 503 XSi,...

Some shots taken with Hassleblad 503 XSi, Distagon CF 60/3.5 and 56mm extension tube. On Kodak Ektar, Hand developed in a Tetenal C41...
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 09-05-2009
Replies: 23
Views: 2,488
Posted By Silva Lining
"Why ponder life's complexities.... ...when the...

"Why ponder life's complexities....
...when the leather runs smooth on the passenger seat....?"
Forum: RFF Polls 09-04-2009
Replies: 131
Views: 15,656
Posted By Silva Lining
I voted Canon as the best company right now - but...

I voted Canon as the best company right now - but my favourite of all time would be Hasselblad!!! , with Leica and Voigtlander (the old one) not far behind..
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 09-03-2009
Replies: 30
Views: 6,182
Posted By Silva Lining
hmm, with string, brown paper and Yak butter,...

hmm, with string, brown paper and Yak butter, Leica takes it's inspiration from its Ukrainian imitators!
Forum: Leica Q / CL/ T / X Series 09-03-2009
Replies: 26
Views: 5,016
Posted By Silva Lining
I think it looks hideous. I can't believe that is...

I think it looks hideous. I can't believe that is what the final camera will look like, if indeed the X1 is 'real'.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 08-29-2009
Replies: 14
Views: 2,006
Posted By Silva Lining
I'm running Ektar through my 'blad at the moment,...

I'm running Ektar through my 'blad at the moment, look forward to developing it in Tetental
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-24-2009
Replies: 29
Views: 2,397
Posted By Silva Lining
Well, as Satre said, 'L'enfer, c'est les...

Well, as Satre said,

'L'enfer, c'est les autres'

It's not known whether he was in a cable car or in the vacinitiy of a photogapher at the time.

When I first read the article, I thought the guy was...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 08-24-2009
Replies: 19
Views: 1,710
Posted By Silva Lining
Yes, I agree. Its a good situational portrait, I...

Yes, I agree. Its a good situational portrait, I know I would have (wrongly, perhaps) cut the DOF down, but I think this shot with a greater depth of field works well...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 08-24-2009
Replies: 19
Views: 1,710
Posted By Silva Lining
I liked the shots, it was obviously a fun day and...

I liked the shots, it was obviously a fun day and your friend Estelle and her Cob have a genuine affection which you have captured, it really shows through in your shots. I like the one you posted in...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 08-17-2009
Replies: 60
Views: 8,932
Posted By Silva Lining
I see no reason at all why Leica would even...

I see no reason at all why Leica would even consider another sensor manufacturer other than Kodak. Sure the Canon sensors are good mass market sensor - but Kodak has shown considerable expertise and...
Forum: Travel 08-14-2009
Replies: 48
Views: 4,325
Posted By Silva Lining
No, its not. The City of Westminster is quite...

No, its not. The City of Westminster is quite distinct from the City of London (which does contain the financial district).

Westminster was until 17th Century a separate settlement from the Walled...
Forum: Travel 08-14-2009
Replies: 48
Views: 4,325
Posted By Silva Lining
Slightly left-field, but I always believe that,...

Slightly left-field, but I always believe that, in the UK at least, the definition of a CITY was a town that had its own cathedral. Hence relatively small towns like Wells in Somerset are actually...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-12-2009
Replies: 288
Views: 39,239
Posted By Silva Lining
Now that is interesting! can I ask how you did...

Now that is interesting! can I ask how you did that?
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 08-11-2009
Replies: 91
Views: 12,706
Posted By Silva Lining
That's the best news i've heard all week -...

That's the best news i've heard all week - currently saving for Nikon one with an Canon EF adapter....but now :D
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-10-2009
Replies: 164
Views: 12,870
Posted By Silva Lining
I love this shot - the tones the people in shot...

I love this shot - the tones the people in shot and of course the lightning - brilliant!
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-03-2009
Replies: 3,193
Views: 765,452
Posted By Silva Lining
The 50/4 Distagon is a lovely lens and these...

The 50/4 Distagon is a lovely lens and these shots are fab.... I've been lusting after one for a while, but keep missing out on the good 'uns, so last week I got a Distagon 60/3.5 instead the first...
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-03-2009
Replies: 3,193
Views: 765,452
Posted By Silva Lining
Thanks rphenning, you might have seen it on my...

Thanks rphenning, you might have seen it on my PBase site...

I'm doing my house up (or trying to) at the moment so my darkroom has been mothballed until the winter... so I can't run off any prints,...
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 08-03-2009
Replies: 67
Views: 5,333
Posted By Silva Lining
My Leica M3 with Summicron DR and goggles,...

My Leica M3 with Summicron DR and goggles, Leicameter and Luigi strap, case and TriX.... the perfect mix of Leather, Silver, Brass and Glass!
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 07-25-2009
Replies: 50
Views: 27,110
Posted By Silva Lining
http://www.pbase.com/phillbrown/image/115364371.jp...

http://www.pbase.com/phillbrown/image/115364371.jpg

http://www.pbase.com/phillbrown/image/115364375.jpg
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-24-2009
Replies: 16
Views: 1,236
Posted By Silva Lining
For my Leica I use my right eye, for my 'blad I...

For my Leica I use my right eye, for my 'blad I use my left eye and for my E-P1 I use both eyes!! :)
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 07-16-2009
Replies: 8
Views: 2,726
Posted By Silva Lining
Those shots are great!!

Those shots are great!!
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-16-2009
Replies: 37
Views: 3,121
Posted By Silva Lining
Have fun! I hope you have a avoided the bathroom...

Have fun! I hope you have a avoided the bathroom for the last couple of days so you may have the distinction of a Richard the Third in Buck House ;)
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 07-15-2009
Replies: 12
Views: 1,969
Posted By Silva Lining
If the rear element of the lens protrudes further...

If the rear element of the lens protrudes further than the top of the screw mount then it is likely to be a doubtfu fit - for example the Jupiter 12 35mm doesn't fit - the rear element just sticks...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-14-2009
Replies: 3,193
Views: 765,452
Posted By Silva Lining
Hi Charles, Welcome! - and what a shot to start...

Hi Charles,

Welcome! - and what a shot to start with! Beautiful capture. I'd love to go to Angkor Wat one day, although I would take my 'blad, I'm not sure I would be brave enough to just take it on...
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 07-13-2009
Replies: 60
Views: 8,143
Posted By Silva Lining
Could be that the adapter is slightly out - or...

Could be that the adapter is slightly out - or that the lens is slightly off - back-focusing (or front focusing) is easier to spot with a digital sensor. I'm led to believe, from what I have read,...
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 07-12-2009
Replies: 60
Views: 8,143
Posted By Silva Lining
Lovely shot Ray, I think the Summicron 50/2...

Lovely shot Ray, I think the Summicron 50/2 produces nice images on the Ep-1 - how did you find the focusing?
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-12-2009
Replies: 3,193
Views: 765,452
Posted By Silva Lining
In my experience I have found the Fuji to be much...

In my experience I have found the Fuji to be much sharper than the Planar - with the Planar having the smoother, creamier bokeh - tough to choose!!
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 07-12-2009
Replies: 13
Views: 5,021
Posted By Silva Lining
I'm not really a pixel-peeper - I can't say I...

I'm not really a pixel-peeper - I can't say I have noticed, yet.... but then I'm more of a 50/90 shooter and haven't used my 28 Ultron all that much...


Thanks Ampyguy! - these are all jpegs,...
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 07-10-2009
Replies: 13
Views: 5,021
Posted By Silva Lining
Yeah, it's pretty much at minimum focus...

Yeah, it's pretty much at minimum focus distance...

No, not at all - it was sunny today -but I had no problems manual focussing with the LCD at all - (maybe because I am used to manual focussing a...
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 07-10-2009
Replies: 13
Views: 5,021
Posted By Silva Lining
EP1 with M Mount Lenses Examples

I ventured out during my lunch hour today with my EP1 and 4 M mount lenses - 1959 Summilux 50/1.4, 50's Canon 35/1.5, CV Ultron 28/2 and Zeiss Planar 50/2 - All of the lenses showed good results...
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 07-09-2009
Replies: 24
Views: 3,179
Posted By Silva Lining
Well here's a preview - a test shot of my back...

Well here's a preview - a test shot of my back garden with the Canon 35/1.5 wide open. Not a great shot, but check the swirly bokeh ;)
http://www.pbase.com/phillbrown/image/114792143.jpg

I'm...
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 07-09-2009
Replies: 24
Views: 3,179
Posted By Silva Lining
These shots are great. I'm hopiing to get out...

These shots are great. I'm hopiing to get out with my EP1 and a Canon 35/1.5 at the weekend... :)
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 07-07-2009
Replies: 60
Views: 8,143
Posted By Silva Lining
I've spent this evening going through my lenses...

I've spent this evening going through my lenses to see which ones, if any, dont fit - so far..

Jupiter 12 35 mm - rear element too big
Summicron 50/2 DR wont focus at infinity -but can be used for...
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 07-07-2009
Replies: 60
Views: 8,143
Posted By Silva Lining
True, but then neither do my photographs!:D I...

True, but then neither do my photographs!:D

I just got my M adapter in the post when I returned home from work today...weather in London is so dull I haven't had a chance to use it yet. Personally...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-22-2009
Replies: 37
Views: 3,121
Posted By Silva Lining
Its a definite no-no.. Still it makes for a very...

Its a definite no-no.. Still it makes for a very interesting day none the less.

You'll be fully 'briefed ' on protocol / etiquette beforehand and if you to meet the queen in person , will be told....
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-22-2009
Replies: 37
Views: 3,121
Posted By Silva Lining
You can take your camera, but you will be very...

You can take your camera, but you will be very politely (but firmly) asked to leave it in safe-keeping until your departure..

Also remember not to wear anything above the knee or too low cut ;)
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-19-2009
Replies: 36
Views: 2,336
Posted By Silva Lining
Is this just in the US - I got some Kodachrome...

Is this just in the US - I got some Kodachrome back from Dwaynes last week - no notes in the UK??
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 06-19-2009
Replies: 55
Views: 3,336
Posted By Silva Lining
Watch The Birdie!

Watch
The
Birdie!
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 06-18-2009
Replies: 158
Views: 12,067
Posted By Silva Lining
Its not perfect But I have one on order and will...

Its not perfect

But I have one on order and will have a lot of fun with it....can't wait :)
Forum: Large Format Film RF 06-13-2009
Replies: 4
Views: 1,503
Posted By Silva Lining
Wow! great shot for a first-un! The depth of...

Wow! great shot for a first-un! The depth of field and focussing on this photo really draws your eye in - great stuff!
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-08-2009
Replies: 5
Views: 2,720
Posted By Silva Lining
I love Microphen! Sure you can re-use - This...

I love Microphen!

Sure you can re-use - This weekend just gone I developed 2 x TriX 36 exp 35mm, 1 x Ilford PanF 35 mm and 3 x TRiX 120 in 1+1 solution. I generally add on 10% after the first 4 or...
Forum: RFF Polls 06-07-2009
Replies: 50
Views: 4,070
Posted By Silva Lining
I scored 34... although I doubt I really have...

I scored 34... although I doubt I really have Aspergers Syndrome though. I am pretty awkward from a social perspective, although I can mange quite well with considerable effort, I'd just rather read...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-06-2009
Replies: 20
Views: 1,578
Posted By Silva Lining
Take it easy, happy shooting :)

Take it easy, happy shooting :)
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 06-03-2009
Replies: 51
Views: 3,608
Posted By Silva Lining
Silva: Smell that? You smell that? Lance:...

Silva: Smell that? You smell that?
Lance: What?
Silva: Fixer, son. Nothing else in the world smells like that.
[kneels]
Silva: I love the smell of Fixer in the morning. You know, one time I had a...
Forum: Other RF 05-25-2009
Replies: 10
Views: 1,337
Posted By Silva Lining
As the other posters have said, these lenses are...

As the other posters have said, these lenses are for a Bessamatic or Ultramatic.

They are similar to those for the Vitessa T, but the mounting is different.

As a general rule, bessamatic/ultramatic...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 05-17-2009
Replies: 42
Views: 3,573
Posted By Silva Lining
Do no harm to others and follow your gut...

Do no harm to others and follow your gut instinct...you wont go far wrong!
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-17-2009
Replies: 32
Views: 4,127
Posted By Silva Lining
Hasselblad 500c/m Planar 80/2,8 around f5.6...

Hasselblad 500c/m Planar 80/2,8 around f5.6 TriX
http://www.pbase.com/phillbrown/image/111967239.jpg
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-17-2009
Replies: 32
Views: 4,127
Posted By Silva Lining
Leica IIIg Jupiter 3 Ilford Delta 100...

Leica IIIg Jupiter 3 Ilford Delta 100 f/2-ishhttp://www.pbase.com/phillbrown/image/104720061.jpg
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 05-14-2009
Replies: 81
Views: 6,367
Posted By Silva Lining
Sketching, drawing & painting. Writing. Gardening...

Sketching, drawing & painting. Writing. Gardening - Fruit & Veg as well as flowers ;) and the latest is making music with my Korg Kaossilator
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 05-10-2009
Replies: 65
Views: 5,992
Posted By Silva Lining
If they're not prepared to stand behind their...

If they're not prepared to stand behind their comments then I wouldn't give them another thought. Using an anonymous mailer is pretty lamentable.

It would appear that this individual doesn't rate...
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 04-23-2009
Replies: 81
Views: 6,961
Posted By Silva Lining
My three-year-old son's belly laugh, its...

My three-year-old son's belly laugh, its impossible not to break into a broad grin when you hear it!:D
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-22-2009
Replies: 31
Views: 2,878
Posted By Silva Lining
Can't say I've noticed any real difference in...

Can't say I've noticed any real difference in results between presoaking and not...although I do tend to do it....not sure why :o
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 04-21-2009
Replies: 154
Views: 13,032
Posted By Silva Lining
Yeah, well that can happen too ;) Guess, we all...

Yeah, well that can happen too ;) Guess, we all thought you knew that!

Certainly things can go wrong, but pre-planning and prep. and a lot of the advice on here can help you deal with most...
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 04-21-2009
Replies: 154
Views: 13,032
Posted By Silva Lining
I've done a few weddings down the years, mainly...

I've done a few weddings down the years, mainly for friends and family.

Some really good advice in the posts above. I'd add a few things I've found helpful...

If you can, try and visit the venue...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-18-2009
Replies: 4,698
Views: 1,329,425
Posted By Silva Lining
These two are brilliant!:)

These two are brilliant!:)
Forum: Optics Theory - 04-17-2009
Replies: 42
Views: 3,240
Posted By Silva Lining
Surely it all depends on the size of film or...

Surely it all depends on the size of film or sensor as well as the type of lens you are using and the distance to intended point of focus.. My DSLR Canon 5D2 gives me the same depth of field as 35mm...
Forum: Optics Theory - 04-17-2009
Replies: 42
Views: 3,240
Posted By Silva Lining
:D (Someone will now post a Noctilux shot of a...

:D (Someone will now post a Noctilux shot of a midge's dick)
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-14-2009
Replies: 62
Views: 5,346
Posted By Silva Lining
Thievery transcends race, colour and creed. Its...

Thievery transcends race, colour and creed. Its about a range of things from anomie, to alienation to survival. But it is always a response to a social problem. If a particular social group or race...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 04-11-2009
Replies: 45
Views: 3,884
Posted By Silva Lining
Heh, I still think this is an april fool prank....

Heh, I still think this is an april fool prank....
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 04-11-2009
Replies: 45
Views: 5,181
Posted By Silva Lining
Great news Roger! Best wishes to Frances for a...

Great news Roger!

Best wishes to Frances for a speedy recovery
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 04-10-2009
Replies: 85
Views: 5,928
Posted By Silva Lining
Here's wishing Frances and yourself all the...

Here's wishing Frances and yourself all the best.

Phill
Forum: Leica Screw Mount Copies 04-02-2009
Replies: 16
Views: 7,297
Posted By Silva Lining
Wow! a rare thing indeed... Are you intending to...

Wow! a rare thing indeed... Are you intending to use it at all, I'd be interested to see some pictures from the Daron...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 04-02-2009
Replies: 8
Views: 2,624
Posted By Silva Lining
Its beautiful, but the price :o

Its beautiful, but the price :o
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-28-2009
Replies: 24
Views: 5,880
Posted By Silva Lining
Like others have said, this does work well. I do...

Like others have said, this does work well. I do it all the time.

I tend to use the tape that attaches the film to the backing paper to join the two films together. After developing I separate the...
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-26-2009
Replies: 43
Views: 3,229
Posted By Silva Lining
I think they are looking for intelligence,...

I think they are looking for intelligence, though...;)
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 03-24-2009
Replies: 35
Views: 3,210
Posted By Silva Lining
Nice range of shots, Is the second one the Thames...

Nice range of shots, Is the second one the Thames at Petersham/Richmond???
Forum: 14 Day One Lens Challenge 03-14-2009
Replies: 55
Views: 18,345
Posted By Silva Lining
I'm up for this one! FUJI GW690II w Fujinon...

I'm up for this one!

FUJI GW690II w Fujinon 90/3.5 is my weapon of choice
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-26-2009
Replies: 40
Views: 2,827
Posted By Silva Lining
It'd be good to see some examples once you have...

It'd be good to see some examples once you have them:)
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-26-2009
Replies: 40
Views: 2,827
Posted By Silva Lining
It is true that the internet and other modern...

It is true that the internet and other modern technology is having an effect on the way in which we speak and write the English language. The truth is that the language and its usage has only been...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-26-2009
Replies: 40
Views: 2,827
Posted By Silva Lining
Ein Dummkopf ist, warum Sie nicht Deutsches...

Ein Dummkopf ist, warum Sie nicht Deutsches sprechen!
;)

(denken Sie an den Spaß, den Sie mit Interpunktion auf Deutsch haben konnten!)
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-23-2009
Replies: 40
Views: 2,827
Posted By Silva Lining
I have both lenses, and agree with your summary...

I have both lenses, and agree with your summary :) - I like both lenses, but tend to use the black Summicron 50 more as it 'goes better' with my black M6 and it seems a bit smaller.... not good...
Forum: Other RF 02-19-2009
Replies: 7
Views: 1,355
Posted By Silva Lining
There are no framelines, the viewfinder is for...

There are no framelines, the viewfinder is for the 50mm lens and just has the rangefinder patch in it. You can use auxilliary viewfinders such as the Voigtlander Turnit that you can see in my avatar...
Forum: Other RF 02-19-2009
Replies: 7
Views: 1,355
Posted By Silva Lining
On another note, the Vitessa T is a very nice,...

On another note, the Vitessa T is a very nice, well made camera and the lens are particularly good too. The 35mm Skoparet and the 100/4.8 Dynaret (see my sig... :) ) are nice if you can get hold of...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 02-18-2009
Replies: 12
Views: 1,139
Posted By Silva Lining
I generally leave negs overnight to dry in as...

I generally leave negs overnight to dry in as dust free an environment as possible. This is usually because it is the early hours of the morning by the time I have finished developing as I usuually...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 02-16-2009
Replies: 25
Views: 3,755
Posted By Silva Lining
I'm currently in a quandary as to whether to...

I'm currently in a quandary as to whether to invest in an M8.2 to bring all my Leica lenses into the digital age or whether to upgrade by EOS 40d to a 5D mark II.

I'd dearly love to buy an M8.2,...
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 02-14-2009
Replies: 3
Views: 1,586
Posted By Silva Lining
This is great!. A camera can be a thing of beauty...

This is great!. A camera can be a thing of beauty in itself - it is also a tool. I'm hoping that you will now have cameras that both look and feel right for you.... It would be great to see a picture...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 02-14-2009
Replies: 90
Views: 6,495
Posted By Silva Lining
I live in London, have done for 20 years, during...

I live in London, have done for 20 years, during which time, one of my favourite pastimes has been walking around town photographing anything and everything. I have been questioned many times by...
Forum: Optics Theory - 02-09-2009
Replies: 9
Views: 1,408
Posted By Silva Lining
Not so bad if you have a rum chaser

Not so bad if you have a rum chaser
Forum: Optics Theory - 02-08-2009
Replies: 50
Views: 6,476
Posted By Silva Lining
Carl Zeiss Jena Werra...

Carl Zeiss Jena Werra 2

http://www.pbase.com/phillbrown/image/62933099/large.jpg

Another vote for the excellent Vivitar 35ES too!!
http://www.pbase.com/phillbrown/image/92587487/large.jpg
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 02-07-2009
Replies: 113
Views: 24,996
Posted By Silva Lining
A second vote for PBase, it can be a bit slow at...

A second vote for PBase, it can be a bit slow at times, but I like it...

http://www.pbase.com/phillbrown
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 02-04-2009
Replies: 90
Views: 6,495
Posted By Silva Lining
Driven by an undercover law enforcement officer...

Driven by an undercover law enforcement officer on his way to investigate a suspicious photographer no doubt....;)
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 02-04-2009
Replies: 90
Views: 6,495
Posted By Silva Lining
The UK is not a democracy in any meaningful sense...

The UK is not a democracy in any meaningful sense of the word. Its has no driving principles (such as the pursuit of happiness as in the US). No bill of rights. We are all subjects of a...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-03-2009
Replies: 31
Views: 2,817
Posted By Silva Lining
I have an M6 'classic' s/n 1688** The Summicron...

I have an M6 'classic' s/n 1688**

The Summicron 50 DR does mount but only when the focus is set at infinity or just inside the close focus 'nub' (If you have the lens I hope you know what I mean) ...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-01-2009
Replies: 61
Views: 5,597
Posted By Silva Lining
Well, I'd agree with most of whats been said here...

Well, I'd agree with most of whats been said here already. The purple/pink colour cast is nothing to do with fixing. Washing does lessen it, if you do this in daylight you'll notice a pink cast the...
Forum: RFF Polls 01-31-2009
Replies: 137
Views: 14,498
Posted By Silva Lining
Usually what's in my sig. as below... :)

Usually what's in my sig. as below... :)
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 01-29-2009
Replies: 38
Views: 2,651
Posted By Silva Lining
Great!, Look forward to seeing your pictures!

Great!, Look forward to seeing your pictures!
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 01-28-2009
Replies: 38
Views: 2,651
Posted By Silva Lining
In my experience it is wise to take precaustions....

In my experience it is wise to take precaustions. I know from having used 1930's Bessas that leaving the red window open to the light can cause fogging. I have also experienced light contamination...
Forum: RFF Polls 01-17-2009
Replies: 2,998
Views: 1,793,335
Posted By Silva Lining
Used the 'blad and 80 Planar this morning, took...

Used the 'blad and 80 Planar this morning, took the M6 out with the Wife and kids to go shopping (with 'cron 50 and CV 28/2.0) both with Tri-X
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-12-2009
Replies: 90
Views: 6,670
Posted By Silva Lining
I do like you shots Martin, especially 1 and 4. I...

I do like you shots Martin, especially 1 and 4. I have been wanting to take my 'blad around London, for a while now, I always felt I could take some interesting shots with it, your shots have...
Forum: Optics Theory - 01-12-2009
Replies: 97
Views: 6,911
Posted By Silva Lining
I'd like a Hasselblad Makro-Planar 120/4 I...

I'd like a Hasselblad Makro-Planar 120/4

I actually dreamt about it the other night :)
Forum: RFF Polls 01-09-2009
Replies: 17
Views: 1,074
Posted By Silva Lining
My M6 gets used the most - it goes practically...

My M6 gets used the most - it goes practically everywhere with me. My M3 gets used a lot less since I bought the M6 a couple of years back. My IIIG sits on the shelf, but thats because I'm saving for...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 01-06-2009
Replies: 57
Views: 12,855
Posted By Silva Lining
That's a bit dainty... I just spray lubricant on...

That's a bit dainty... I just spray lubricant on the nylon strap, shove in the hole and push it around with a cocktail stick....my D40 now = WD40 :o
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 01-06-2009
Replies: 456
Views: 115,614
Posted By Silva Lining
Here is my soon to be sold QL17 - like Lotari -...

Here is my soon to be sold QL17 - like Lotari - I'm raising cash for an M8....and have a very long way to go!
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 12-29-2008
Replies: 22
Views: 8,931
Posted By Silva Lining
This is great - The kit lens looks good and as...

This is great - The kit lens looks good and as soon as the adapter becomes avaialble .....



would appear tha some already have their hands on one judging from this group at Flickr

CLICK...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-08-2008
Replies: 103
Views: 8,117
Posted By Silva Lining
Great eye Simon - No 4 & 5 are my favourites

Great eye Simon - No 4 & 5 are my favourites
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 12-08-2008
Replies: 12
Views: 1,290
Posted By Silva Lining
Zorki to Leica Lada to Bentley (Oh and I have...

Zorki to Leica
Lada to Bentley

(Oh and I have shot many more Zorkis than Leicas)
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-07-2008
Replies: 45
Views: 4,295
Posted By Silva Lining
I reckon a sledgehammer - intentionally destoryed...

I reckon a sledgehammer - intentionally destoryed for some reason, someone was really cross ;)
Forum: RFF Polls 12-06-2008
Replies: 97
Views: 10,713
Posted By Silva Lining
I am a wedding photographer as well as being...

I am a wedding photographer as well as being generally hire-able for any type of events. It's not my only or main job though as it ain't enough to pay the bills!
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-06-2008
Replies: 126
Views: 5,591
Posted By Silva Lining
I can never understand people falling out in...

I can never understand people falling out in forums. It just don't make no sense :( The whole point of a forum is that it is a place where differing ideas, people, views, thoughts come together. Why...
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-29-2008
Replies: 71
Views: 3,547
Posted By Silva Lining
And Finches , according to Darwin :D

And Finches , according to Darwin :D
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 11-29-2008
Replies: 67
Views: 4,227
Posted By Silva Lining
If I could have a year off with my camera, I...

If I could have a year off with my camera, I would like to travel around India and Africa. I'm not that brave or intrepid, So I would avoid the dangerous places ;), but the little I have seen of...
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