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Forum: back alley's In The Bag 02-12-2017
Replies: 34
Views: 3,005
Posted By FrankS
This thread makes me feel like less of a wuss...

This thread makes me feel like less of a wuss when I find my camera bag with Rollieflex TLR and SWC/M cameras too heavy to carry around. I think an assistant would be very helpful.
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 01-29-2017
Replies: 24
Views: 3,407
Posted By FrankS
I think that I remember reading somewhere that...

I think that I remember reading somewhere that the lens of the this camera is the same design as the Nikon 35 RF lens. Anyone know about this?
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-26-2017
Replies: 21
Views: 1,206
Posted By FrankS
SWC/M, Rolleiflex 3.5E, Leica M2 with rigid...

SWC/M, Rolleiflex 3.5E, Leica M2 with rigid Summicron 50.
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-18-2017
Replies: 126
Views: 9,125
Posted By FrankS
Nikon FG and 801s/8008s, but shhh!

Nikon FG and 801s/8008s, but shhh!
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-16-2017
Replies: 58
Views: 3,702
Posted By FrankS
I have a bit of a collection so here's my digital...

I have a bit of a collection so here's my digital and RF kit.
A Fuji XQ1 P+S is in my pocket always.

Fuji XE2, XM1, Fuji 27 and 16-50 lenses, M and ltm adaptors

M2, CL, CLE, llla, Hexar RF
Leitz:...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-15-2017
Replies: 29
Views: 2,369
Posted By FrankS
Sam, do you remember where you bought the battery...

Sam, do you remember where you bought the battery tray?
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-15-2017
Replies: 29
Views: 2,369
Posted By FrankS
Good news: My glue up job held and the camera...

Good news: My glue up job held and the camera works with its repaired battery tray. :)

I think that the way the tray is inserted and held, it should be okay over the long run too.

Given an...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-15-2017
Replies: 29
Views: 2,369
Posted By FrankS
Short answer: 28f2.8 and 50f1.4 = most used,...

Short answer: 28f2.8 and 50f1.4 = most used, individually and as a combo

Long answer:

All AI Nikkor: 20f2.8, 20f3.5, 28f2.8, 35f2, 50f1.8E (best value), 50f1.4, 50f3.5 Micro, 100f2.8E (much lighter...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-15-2017
Replies: 29
Views: 2,369
Posted By FrankS
For light weight "battle cameras" (I like that...

For light weight "battle cameras" (I like that term) I enjoy my Nikon FG's and 801s/8008s.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-15-2017
Replies: 29
Views: 2,369
Posted By FrankS
Thanks for your comments everyone! I want this...

Thanks for your comments everyone! I want this body to be something I can use without thinking about its welfare so the cheapest solution will be the most appropriate in this case. I saw a complete...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-14-2017
Replies: 29
Views: 2,369
Posted By FrankS
Yes .

Yes .
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-14-2017
Replies: 29
Views: 2,369
Posted By FrankS
Thanks, it's my favourite electronic Nikon...

Thanks, it's my favourite electronic Nikon because it preserved traditional control dials. No menus.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-14-2017
Replies: 29
Views: 2,369
Posted By FrankS
Nikon F4

I received my $50 Nikon F4s today, and took some pictures with it. It was offered on a FB group as non-working and I decided to gamble on it. It's lower battery tray is broken and might be the source...
Forum: Hardware / Computers / Drives / etc 01-12-2017
Replies: 36
Views: 2,511
Posted By FrankS
I just looked and couldn't find Manage Memory in...

I just looked and couldn't find Manage Memory in Settings. :(
Forum: Hardware / Computers / Drives / etc 01-12-2017
Replies: 36
Views: 2,511
Posted By FrankS
A tweet I just read: Another windows update....

A tweet I just read:
Another windows update. Yay.
Made my computer, once lightning fast, slow and barely responsive.
Forum: Hardware / Computers / Drives / etc 01-11-2017
Replies: 36
Views: 2,511
Posted By FrankS
Thanks Godfrey. Does your name ever get...

Thanks Godfrey.

Does your name ever get shortened to God?
Forum: Hardware / Computers / Drives / etc 01-11-2017
Replies: 36
Views: 2,511
Posted By FrankS
Is there software like CleanMyMac3 for iPad?

Is there software like CleanMyMac3 for iPad?
Forum: DIYS Modifications 01-11-2017
Replies: 21
Views: 3,630
Posted By FrankS
I'd just use it the way Nikon intended. It's not...

I'd just use it the way Nikon intended. It's not a bad little camera.

Now, a Minox 35 lens is a different story.
Forum: Tom Abrahamsson of RapidWinder.com 01-07-2017
Replies: 354
Sticky: RIP Tom A
Views: 52,569
Posted By FrankS
RIP. Sounds like a good life, rich in...

RIP. Sounds like a good life, rich in friendships, well lived.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 01-05-2017
Replies: 14
Views: 1,237
Posted By FrankS
congrats! enjoy!

congrats! enjoy!
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 01-04-2017
Replies: 14
Views: 1,237
Posted By FrankS
"The new design brightline 50 viewfinder has the...

"The new design brightline 50 viewfinder has the ideal full size 1:1 image size. It seems intended primarily for the Bessa T, since the new finder will not fit classic screw mount Leica bodies." ...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 01-04-2017
Replies: 14
Views: 1,237
Posted By FrankS
No problem with fitment of lens and finder. This...

No problem with fitment of lens and finder. This opinion is not based on experience, just logic. The Bessa T's accessory finder is the same as others.
Hopefully Stephen Gandy will post and clear this...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-03-2017
Replies: 40
Views: 1,639
Posted By FrankS
The important thing about professional...

The important thing about professional photography is satisfying paying clients.

The important thing about amateur photography is satisfying yourself. Use and do what makes you happy.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-03-2017
Replies: 11
Views: 1,173
Posted By FrankS
You got a great deal! It's a wonderful camera to...

You got a great deal! It's a wonderful camera to use in rain/snow and dusty/sandy conditions above water. Use the DOF indicators on the lens to zone focus. Piece of cake.
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 01-02-2017
Replies: 58
Views: 3,364
Posted By FrankS
Lundrog: 35mm film camera.

Lundrog: 35mm film camera.
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 01-02-2017
Replies: 58
Views: 3,364
Posted By FrankS
Much of a lens' character is seen around the...

Much of a lens' character is seen around the periphery which is lost by a cropped sensor.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-02-2017
Replies: 40
Views: 1,639
Posted By FrankS
Hi Goran! Your thoughts are a lot like mine. I'm...

Hi Goran! Your thoughts are a lot like mine. I'm a long time film shooter and recently added digital. I love using my old classic film cameras but carry a small digital point and shoot with me daily...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 01-01-2017
Replies: 58
Views: 3,364
Posted By FrankS
We're just a bunch of enablers. ;)

We're just a bunch of enablers. ;)
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 01-01-2017
Replies: 58
Views: 3,364
Posted By FrankS
Years ago they were going for 175, so it seems a...

Years ago they were going for 175, so it seems a good deal.
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 01-01-2017
Replies: 58
Views: 3,364
Posted By FrankS
The ad calls the eight bladed version rare. Is...

The ad calls the eight bladed version rare. Is this so? I just checked my Canon 50f1.8 and it is also this rare version. ;)
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 01-01-2017
Replies: 58
Views: 3,364
Posted By FrankS
Former RFF member Brian Sweeney was very skilled...

Former RFF member Brian Sweeney was very skilled at adjusting the shims of 50mm Jupiter lenses. Wonder if he still does this. I haven't been in touch with him in years.
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 01-01-2017
Replies: 58
Views: 3,364
Posted By FrankS
You could also try a Jupiter 8.

You could also try a Jupiter 8.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-30-2016
Replies: 1
Views: 595
Posted By FrankS
I could be wrong but I do not believe that the...

I could be wrong but I do not believe that the Nikonos is capable of TTL flash metering.

Oops, I was wrong. The Nikonos V added TTL flash.

Carry on. Nothing to see here.
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-26-2016
Replies: 27
Views: 1,889
Posted By FrankS
holiday camera gear

Sorry for the gear-centric nature of this post. I just packed a camera bag to take with me on my family's trip to visit other family. I have a wide selection of gear to choose from, and for this 3...
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 12-22-2016
Replies: 62
Views: 6,081
Posted By FrankS
What film gear did you get, Joe?

What film gear did you get, Joe?
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 12-22-2016
Replies: 36
Views: 3,466
Posted By FrankS
OP: I'd say it's very good. I like the layers...

OP: I'd say it's very good. I like the layers created by the visual elements.

I'd crop a bit off the left side and crop a bit more off the top.
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 12-21-2016
Replies: 62
Views: 6,081
Posted By FrankS
One way to try and force your way out is to...

One way to try and force your way out is to accept a job like a family portrait. Take a picture that has to please someone else. That may get your juices flowing.
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 12-21-2016
Replies: 62
Views: 6,081
Posted By FrankS
When in a funk, i find that it's actually a good...

When in a funk, i find that it's actually a good idea to go out without a camera. For some reason, you are more likely to find something while not actively looking for it. Take a little break, it's...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-21-2016
Replies: 5
Views: 862
Posted By FrankS
I use nothing but 400 speed Tri-X or HP5+ in all...

I use nothing but 400 speed Tri-X or HP5+ in all my film cameras.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-21-2016
Replies: 5
Views: 862
Posted By FrankS
my functional RF collection

A Minolta CLE was recently added to my RF collection to keep the CL company.
5 cameras, lenses from 21 to 135. I have 2 versions of the Canon 28f3.5 (chrome and black) as well as 35f2 and 50f1.8...
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE - Film 12-20-2016
Replies: 38
Views: 2,939
Posted By FrankS
http://justinlow.com/articles/repair-minolta-cle

http://justinlow.com/articles/repair-minolta-cle
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE - Film 12-19-2016
Replies: 38
Views: 2,939
Posted By FrankS
So far, 100%.

So far, 100%.
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE - Film 12-19-2016
Replies: 38
Views: 2,939
Posted By FrankS
I wear glasses so a bit of room for the 28mm...

I wear glasses so a bit of room for the 28mm frame is just right.. My next wider lens is a cv21.

My high expectations of the CLE were not disappointed.
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE - Film 12-19-2016
Replies: 38
Views: 2,939
Posted By FrankS
My parcel arrived today! The CLE looks much...

My parcel arrived today! The CLE looks much better than the seller's description. What a wonderful viewfinder and 28mm framelines! I took a few shots outside and just set it to sunny 16 on manual. I...
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 12-17-2016
Replies: 111
Views: 7,721
Posted By FrankS
Instead of making cars go slower, how about...

Instead of making cars go slower, how about making bicycles go faster? Put a motor in them and call them ... motorcycles. ;)
Forum: Travel 12-14-2016
Replies: 21
Views: 2,589
Posted By FrankS
Nothing to offer but my encouragement, and a...

Nothing to offer but my encouragement, and a request that you keep us updated with cell phone pics daily! :)

Maybe through a blog like I did on jimdo.com.
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE - Film 12-13-2016
Replies: 38
Views: 2,939
Posted By FrankS
There is more than one way to skin a ......

There is more than one way to skin a ... knuckle.

(Cat owners can get quite uppity. ;))
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE - Film 12-13-2016
Replies: 38
Views: 2,939
Posted By FrankS
I think that I'll be okay with the metering. If I...

I think that I'll be okay with the metering. If I see that the meter is being fooled while in AE by excessive brightness or darkness, instead of exposure lock which is missing, I'll just dial in...
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE - Film 12-13-2016
Replies: 38
Views: 2,939
Posted By FrankS
Thanks Huss. I've bought seals from Jon before....

Thanks Huss.

I've bought seals from Jon before. Great resource.
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE - Film 12-13-2016
Replies: 38
Views: 2,939
Posted By FrankS
and no exposure lock in AE.

and no exposure lock in AE.
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE - Film 12-13-2016
Replies: 38
Views: 2,939
Posted By FrankS
Minolta CLE

So, I have a CLE body coming to me in the mail. I've resisted this camera for many years due to its electronics and unrepairability should it croak. A gear trade deal presented itself and I decided,...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 12-12-2016
Replies: 7
Views: 953
Posted By FrankS
The same way you can buy mini screwdrivers, there...

The same way you can buy mini screwdrivers, there are inexpensive kits of mini files. File a new slot, as advised.
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-09-2016
Replies: 9,000
Views: 881,715
Posted By FrankS
I did a gear trade deal, just today. I'm giving...

I did a gear trade deal, just today.

I'm giving up a Bessa L body and a Hasselblad 40T* Distagon lens (rendered redundant with the acquisition of an SWC.)

I'm receiving a Minolta CLE body, Pentax...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 12-06-2016
Replies: 34
Views: 4,515
Posted By FrankS
Here's another way of looking at things: It's not...

Here's another way of looking at things: It's not a fault, it's a feature.

It's easy to get sharp and contrasty results with modern lenses, even 1970's SLR prime lenses available for $50. If you...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 12-04-2016
Replies: 11
Views: 987
Posted By FrankS
Close enough. I just nudge the tab a bit to get...

Close enough. I just nudge the tab a bit to get to the regular f-stop would be.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-03-2016
Replies: 16
Views: 1,308
Posted By FrankS
Keep film alive!

Keep film alive!
Forum: Fuji Digital General Discussion 12-02-2016
Replies: 8
Views: 1,424
Posted By FrankS
I agree. In my case though the 2 Fuji X lenses I...

I agree. In my case though the 2 Fuji X lenses I have lack an aperture ring. (27 and 16-50) Since I'm older and less flexible, I like the feel and control of an aperture ring concentric to the lens...
Forum: Fuji Digital General Discussion 12-02-2016
Replies: 8
Views: 1,424
Posted By FrankS
wide SLR vs wide RF lenses on Fuji X

I am currently waiting on a Nikon slr-Fuji X adaptor for my XE-2.
I already have Leica M and ltm adaptors. (Thank you Joe!)

I'm thinking about how much closer RF wide angle lenses are to the...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-02-2016
Replies: 1,125
Views: 293,869
Posted By FrankS
This was the bike I wanted to buy when I was 16....

This was the bike I wanted to buy when I was 16. My father limited me to the 175 because the biggest bike he had was a BMW 250 single with sidecar, back in the old country.
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-30-2016
Replies: 113
Views: 7,601
Posted By FrankS
It's not the machine, it's the operator. A...

It's not the machine, it's the operator.

A talented photographer can make better images with modest gear, than a hack can with the best, most expensive gear. Gear only affects the technical quality,...
Forum: Fuji X Series 11-29-2016
Replies: 43
Views: 4,689
Posted By FrankS
I've regretted selling every Leica lens I've ever...

I've regretted selling every Leica lens I've ever sold. (Luckily there have not been too many.)
Forum: Fuji X Series 11-29-2016
Replies: 43
Views: 4,689
Posted By FrankS
I wouldn't sell the Leica. You can save a lot of...

I wouldn't sell the Leica. You can save a lot of money by waiting for 2 or 3 year old used digital cameras. Get one or 2 Fuji lenses when you can but first an adaptor for your Leica lenses. (I just...
Forum: Fuji X Series 11-29-2016
Replies: 43
Views: 4,689
Posted By FrankS
Your Leica will still be working in 20 years.

Your Leica will still be working in 20 years.
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 11-28-2016
Replies: 47
Views: 4,345
Posted By FrankS
I have a Rollei 35AFM, which seems to be a sister...

I have a Rollei 35AFM, which seems to be a sister camera of the Klasse.
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 11-28-2016
Replies: 47
Views: 4,345
Posted By FrankS
Only an issue with slide film. Negative film...

Only an issue with slide film. Negative film loves a bit of over exposure.

I wish this camera were manual focus with a focus ring.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-25-2016
Replies: 34
Views: 2,916
Posted By FrankS
Agree. Do what works for you. No need to make...

Agree. Do what works for you. No need to make things any more complicated than that.
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 11-24-2016
Replies: 231
Views: 13,192
Posted By FrankS
You are all missing the most important and...

You are all missing the most important and salient question: What bag do you use to carry your knives in? ;)
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 11-23-2016
Replies: 231
Views: 13,192
Posted By FrankS
Is that legal in Germany?

Is that legal in Germany?
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 11-23-2016
Replies: 231
Views: 13,192
Posted By FrankS
I've cut and split a lot of wood in my day. I...

I've cut and split a lot of wood in my day. I lived in a passive solar house that I built on my father's farm, and a wood stove was the only other source of heat. Splitting is meditative, as is the...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-23-2016
Replies: 27
Views: 1,529
Posted By FrankS
Visit a few Goodwill/Salvation Army/thrift...

Visit a few Goodwill/Salvation Army/thrift stores. They usually have several point and shoot film cameras in stock. Usually around $5.
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 11-23-2016
Replies: 231
Views: 13,192
Posted By FrankS
Pagan here, I even like box cutters. :)

Pagan here, I even like box cutters. :)
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 11-23-2016
Replies: 231
Views: 13,192
Posted By FrankS
I'd love to learn knife-making. Near me is the...

I'd love to learn knife-making. Near me is the Haliburton school of arts and crafts. One of these years.
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 11-23-2016
Replies: 231
Views: 13,192
Posted By FrankS
Now it's gone fully pear-shaped unfortunately.

Now it's gone fully pear-shaped unfortunately.
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 11-23-2016
Replies: 157
Views: 29,196
Posted By FrankS
A film or digital P+S camera while acting like a...

A film or digital P+S camera while acting like a tourist is the least conspicuous. The other method is to use a big "pro" camera and act openly like a serious photographer on assignment. Anything...
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 11-23-2016
Replies: 231
Views: 13,192
Posted By FrankS
How did those elections and referendums turn out?...

How did those elections and referendums turn out? (Not well.) I'm afraid we've underestimated the power of stupid people in large groups.

;)
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 11-23-2016
Replies: 231
Views: 13,192
Posted By FrankS
Roger: As for those who say, "The world has...

Roger: As for those who say, "The world has changed," well, yes. And why has it changed? Because of paranoia, alarmism, and the consequent criminalization of perfectly normal, innocent behaviour such...
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 11-23-2016
Replies: 231
Views: 13,192
Posted By FrankS
Unfortunately the world has changed. :(

Unfortunately the world has changed. :(
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 11-23-2016
Replies: 102
Views: 6,964
Posted By FrankS
Everyone needs a screw mount Leica. ;)

Everyone needs a screw mount Leica. ;)
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 11-23-2016
Replies: 231
Views: 13,192
Posted By FrankS
The title, with the word culture in it, makes it...

The title, with the word culture in it, makes it sound like "gun culture" which some folks in the US have gone crazy with, and is irredeemable. It was unfortunate to link the two.
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 11-23-2016
Replies: 231
Views: 13,192
Posted By FrankS
A pocket knife is still a pocket knife, but in...

A pocket knife is still a pocket knife, but in many places in the world, the world has changed. Rural England or France is probably the least changed.
Forum: Kodak Retina and Ektra Rangefinders 11-22-2016
Replies: 20
Views: 3,999
Posted By FrankS
I have a IIIc with Heligon lens. :)

I have a IIIc with Heligon lens. :)
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 11-22-2016
Replies: 231
Views: 13,192
Posted By FrankS
Cameras, light meters, and pocket knives: these...

Cameras, light meters, and pocket knives: these are my kryptonite.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-20-2016
Replies: 34
Views: 2,916
Posted By FrankS
There are published exposure charts for various...

There are published exposure charts for various situations including typical indoor lighting.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-20-2016
Replies: 34
Views: 2,916
Posted By FrankS
Typical home indoor lighting is f2, 1/30sec with...

Typical home indoor lighting is f2, 1/30sec with iso 400 film. 1/15 sec for dimmer rooms, 1/60 sec for bright kitchens.

Basically, it's wide open with as slow a speed as you can handhold.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-11-2016
Replies: 41
Views: 17,852
Posted By FrankS
THIS! With automatic resizing.

THIS! With automatic resizing.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-20-2016
Replies: 15
Views: 1,699
Posted By FrankS
Very cool, Joe!

Very cool, Joe!
Forum: Help / Feedback forum 10-20-2016
Replies: 7
Views: 1,046
Posted By FrankS
Fantastic! Thank you, Stephen. Is there an ETA on...

Fantastic! Thank you, Stephen. Is there an ETA on that?
Forum: Help / Feedback forum 10-20-2016
Replies: 7
Views: 1,046
Posted By FrankS
posting photos to RFF

Is it possible to include software/feature which automatically resizes photos deemed too large to post on RFF?

I have photos which i'd like to share but don't because of the work involved. I have...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 10-16-2016
Replies: 8
Views: 1,234
Posted By FrankS
Congrats, Saul!

Congrats, Saul!
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 10-15-2016
Replies: 65
Views: 4,233
Posted By FrankS
An external viewfinder, Leitz or CV, even for the...

An external viewfinder, Leitz or CV, even for the 50, is a good idea.
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 10-14-2016
Replies: 3
Views: 1,371
Posted By FrankS
Tease! :)

Tease!

:)
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 10-14-2016
Replies: 19
Views: 1,210
Posted By FrankS
http://mwclassic.com/product/cooke-perkins-a36-pus...

http://mwclassic.com/product/cooke-perkins-a36-push-on-aperture-control-lens-hood-copy-of-leitz-valoo-3/

$60 but out of stock
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 10-13-2016
Replies: 19
Views: 1,210
Posted By FrankS
I just checked sold listings on eBay. The prices...

I just checked sold listings on eBay. The prices were $50, 60, and 90. The $50 one was cosmetically poor.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 10-13-2016
Replies: 19
Views: 1,210
Posted By FrankS
VALOO lenshood for Elmar 50f3.5

So, how much would you, or have you payed for a VALOO lens hood for your Elmar 50f3.5 lens, assuming you felt the need/desire to have one. I never found a satisfactory hood option for this lens. The...
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE - Film 10-12-2016
Replies: 54
Views: 5,903
Posted By FrankS
The most significant difference between the CL...

The most significant difference between the CL and P is their lens mount. The M mount allows the use of both M mount and ltm (with adaptor) lenses. The P's ltm can simply not accommodate an M mount...
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 10-12-2016
Replies: 42
Views: 5,116
Posted By FrankS
Do whatever makes you happy as long as you aren't...

Do whatever makes you happy as long as you aren't hurting yourself or others. Stop doing whatever makes you unhappy whenever possible.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 10-10-2016
Replies: 41
Views: 4,299
Posted By FrankS
Thanks for sharing. Yes, I owe my parents...

Thanks for sharing. Yes, I owe my parents everything too.
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-02-2016
Replies: 34
Views: 2,373
Posted By FrankS
20/28/50 for me.

20/28/50 for me.
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 09-28-2016
Replies: 5
Views: 1,061
Posted By FrankS
Good point. I'll try craigslist. :)

Good point. I'll try craigslist. :)
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 09-28-2016
Replies: 5
Views: 1,061
Posted By FrankS
Downloaded Vuescan. But when I plug the scanner...

Downloaded Vuescan.

But when I plug the scanner into the computer and turn on the scanner, nothing happens as the computer doesn't sense the scanner. I tried a different cord too.
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 09-28-2016
Replies: 5
Views: 1,061
Posted By FrankS
Thanks! I'll try viewscan.

Thanks! I'll try viewscan.
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 09-28-2016
Replies: 5
Views: 1,061
Posted By FrankS
recommend scanner for film

My old scanner, a Cancan 8400f does not work on my Macbook air with El Capitan. No driver for that OS is available.

So I'm looking for a new flatbed scanner with a light in the lid so it can scan...
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-26-2016
Replies: 22
Views: 1,476
Posted By FrankS
Pics or it didn't happen. ;)

Pics or it didn't happen. ;)
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-26-2016
Replies: 1,048
Views: 137,046
Posted By FrankS
So classy! ^

So classy! ^
Forum: Travel 09-26-2016
Replies: 21
Views: 1,775
Posted By FrankS
Got any pics to share, Greg? It's always...

Got any pics to share, Greg? It's always interesting to see what visitors capture of the area one calls home.
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-25-2016
Replies: 9,000
Views: 881,715
Posted By FrankS
Godfrey, wow! I bought 17 rolls of HP5 120 film,...

Godfrey, wow!

I bought 17 rolls of HP5 120 film, a Chinese 67mm screw on filter for my Distagon 50, and a used real Hasselblad hood for my Planar 80.
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-22-2016
Replies: 104
Views: 4,478
Posted By FrankS
Hasselblad SWC, HP5.

Hasselblad SWC, HP5.
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 09-22-2016
Replies: 30
Views: 4,471
Posted By FrankS
Very slight lag. Some may not notice.

Very slight lag. Some may not notice.
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 09-22-2016
Replies: 48
Views: 4,054
Posted By FrankS
What are the 2 lenses on them? I see a different...

What are the 2 lenses on them? I see a different width of focus rings.
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 09-22-2016
Replies: 30
Views: 4,471
Posted By FrankS
I really like mine. Very solid feeling, AE and...

I really like mine. Very solid feeling, AE and built in winder - it's a no nonsense tool. I've had no issues with mine. My only quibble is a very slight shutter lag when pushing the go button. It's...
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 09-22-2016
Replies: 48
Views: 4,054
Posted By FrankS
I have a black F and a black F2, both with plain...

I have a black F and a black F2, both with plain prisms. They are not mint but they're not ugly.
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 09-21-2016
Replies: 14
Views: 2,097
Posted By FrankS
Economics and happenstance conspired to stick me...

Economics and happenstance conspired to stick me with the 16-50. I miss the closer focusing ability and the aperture ring of the 18-55, but appreciate the slightly wider wide end of the 16-50.

I...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-21-2016
Replies: 101
Views: 6,180
Posted By FrankS
Everyone needs an M2! ;)

Everyone needs an M2!

;)
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-21-2016
Replies: 101
Views: 6,180
Posted By FrankS
1114xxx M2, self timer and lever rewind

1114xxx M2, self timer and lever rewind
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 09-20-2016
Replies: 99
Views: 7,042
Posted By FrankS
One thing that RFF could do is to make it as easy...

One thing that RFF could do is to make it as easy to post a pic in a thread as it is on FB.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-20-2016
Replies: 18
Views: 1,488
Posted By FrankS
The CV meter is brilliant.

The CV meter is brilliant.
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 09-20-2016
Replies: 99
Views: 7,042
Posted By FrankS
I actively dislike the telephone and prefer text...

I actively dislike the telephone and prefer text communication. The telephone is so intrusive and demanding of attention immediately.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-20-2016
Replies: 134
Views: 16,664
Posted By FrankS
iconic Paris

iconic Paris
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 09-20-2016
Replies: 99
Views: 7,042
Posted By FrankS
Facebook at this election time is a fascinating...

Facebook at this election time is a fascinating look at human nature and culture. I find it so, anyway.
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 09-20-2016
Replies: 99
Views: 7,042
Posted By FrankS
photo use by FB:...

photo use by FB: https://www.facebook.com/notes/andy-rouse-photography/facebook-picture-rights/270204724175/

terms: https://www.facebook.com/terms

from Popular Photography:...
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 09-20-2016
Replies: 99
Views: 7,042
Posted By FrankS
What if I told you that FaceBook was the beta...

What if I told you that FaceBook was the beta version of The Matrix?

It's a great time waster and somewhat informative.
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 09-20-2016
Replies: 99
Views: 7,042
Posted By FrankS
Friend request sent. FB is great for keeping in...

Friend request sent. FB is great for keeping in touch with friends and family. Subscribe to groups that interest you. In my case those would be B+W film photography, vintage cameras, BMW airhead...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 09-19-2016
Replies: 32
Views: 3,186
Posted By FrankS
The Summitar is more difficult to find filters...

The Summitar is more difficult to find filters for as they are specific to Summitars (though there is an adaptor if I remember correctly.)
Forum: Fuji Digital General Discussion 09-19-2016
Replies: 148
Views: 16,532
Posted By FrankS
What is the need for a tilt/shift lens when that...

What is the need for a tilt/shift lens when that functionality can be handled by post processing software?
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-15-2016
Replies: 50
Views: 2,827
Posted By FrankS
Get both. ;)

Get both. ;)
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 09-15-2016
Replies: 57
Views: 5,148
Posted By FrankS
Yes, that is one sexy thread title. 28/50 is the...

Yes, that is one sexy thread title.

28/50 is the best travelling combo for me.
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 09-13-2016
Replies: 100
Views: 8,698
Posted By FrankS
Great experiment and good for you for trying! At...

Great experiment and good for you for trying! At least you will not regret not attempting it. That is the greatest regret because one never knows what could have happened.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-13-2016
Replies: 50
Views: 2,827
Posted By FrankS
Following along Erik's comment about lens mounts...

Following along Erik's comment about lens mounts and lens options, your camera choice should take into account what cameras you have already.

I'm a believer in letting the camera find you. If...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 09-12-2016
Replies: 11
Views: 2,291
Posted By FrankS
Had one and loved it, just wasn't being used and...

Had one and loved it, just wasn't being used and I needed to sell to raise money for another photo purchase. Enjoy! Easy to zone focus with distance scale on wide lens, and a built in meter. I...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 09-12-2016
Replies: 460
Views: 66,426
Posted By FrankS
Errr, Billy! ;)

Errr, Billy! ;)
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 09-12-2016
Replies: 460
Views: 66,426
Posted By FrankS
Google is my friend. I found this Hasselblad...

Google is my friend. I found this Hasselblad cable hook for the cable hook...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 09-12-2016
Replies: 460
Views: 66,426
Posted By FrankS
Thanks Godfrey! On the side of the camera...

Thanks Godfrey!

On the side of the camera between the name plate and the strap lug is a round thingy. What is that?
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 09-11-2016
Replies: 460
Views: 66,426
Posted By FrankS
Hi Godfrey, where do you get the date of lens...

Hi Godfrey, where do you get the date of lens manufacture? From the serial number? is there a chart with dates?

My SWC body has a UU serial number making it a 1977 camera.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-11-2016
Replies: 50
Views: 2,827
Posted By FrankS
As Traveller has said, the screw mount camera...

As Traveller has said, the screw mount camera body will be a touch smaller. Which 50 are you planning to use - a rigid or collapsible one?

No one has suggested this yet: get both and decide which to...
Forum: Scale Focus 35's 09-11-2016
Replies: 15
Views: 2,421
Posted By FrankS
Similar to Schroedinger's cat, you an be...

Similar to Schroedinger's cat, you an be considered to be both lucky and unlucky. :)
Forum: Scale Focus 35's 09-11-2016
Replies: 15
Views: 2,421
Posted By FrankS
Get well, Mike! You mentioned that the driver...

Get well, Mike! You mentioned that the driver came by with a car repair estimate; hopefully you aren't on the hook to pay that.
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-09-2016
Replies: 9,000
Views: 881,715
Posted By FrankS
I bought 17 rolls of HP5 from Amplis yesterday....

I bought 17 rolls of HP5 from Amplis yesterday. Why 17? It brought the cost just over the $100 requirement for free shipping. :)
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-07-2016
Replies: 24
Views: 1,693
Posted By FrankS
Autism Spectrum Disorder, of which Asperger's is...

Autism Spectrum Disorder, of which Asperger's is along/part of.
Forum: Travel 09-07-2016
Replies: 21
Views: 1,775
Posted By FrankS
A walk through China Town, Kensington Market,...

A walk through China Town, Kensington Market, Queen St. West, and a ferry ride to the islands.

Do you know where you'll be staying?
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-06-2016
Replies: 24
Views: 1,693
Posted By FrankS
By thoughtful buying (used), I have many...

By thoughtful buying (used), I have many different types and brands of cameras from which to choose from on any given day, depending on the task at hand and on my mood or whim.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-05-2016
Replies: 33
Views: 3,296
Posted By FrankS
Congrats on a fine camera! The worn black chrome...

Congrats on a fine camera! The worn black chrome gives it a very appropriate industrial look.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 09-05-2016
Replies: 12
Views: 1,259
Posted By FrankS
Is the sensor size 6x6 or is there a crop factor?

Is the sensor size 6x6 or is there a crop factor?
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 08-28-2016
Replies: 2
Views: 999
Posted By FrankS
I use the CV40 on my CL too. Mine does not...

I use the CV40 on my CL too. Mine does not squeak, but thank you for documenting this.

(I have read that lithium grease tends to migrate and is not the best choice for focus helicoils.)
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 08-25-2016
Replies: 104
Views: 8,236
Posted By FrankS
No medium format regrets for me! MF is the sweet...

No medium format regrets for me! MF is the sweet spot balancing quality and convenience.
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-19-2016
Replies: 353
Views: 23,695
Posted By FrankS
Leica M 2/3/4/6 Nikon F 2/3/4/5/6 Rolleiflex...

Leica M 2/3/4/6
Nikon F 2/3/4/5/6
Rolleiflex E/F
Hasselblad 500 series
Speed/Crown Graphic 4x5
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 08-18-2016
Replies: 63
Views: 4,831
Posted By FrankS
Ouch! You're cold. I would mourn the energy...

Ouch! You're cold.

I would mourn the energy being destroyed, that went into the mining, fabricating, and assembling the camera. Some cameras, anyway.
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 08-18-2016
Replies: 63
Views: 4,831
Posted By FrankS
Right you are sir!

Right you are sir!
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 08-18-2016
Replies: 63
Views: 4,831
Posted By FrankS
Some cameras, I "love". Some cameras I don't...

Some cameras, I "love". Some cameras I don't click with and I "hate".

Sometimes I choose to sell (or trade) a camera that I "love".

Personally I probably wouldn't use the term "beloved" in an ad,...
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 08-18-2016
Replies: 63
Views: 4,831
Posted By FrankS
It's just a turn of phrase.

It's just a turn of phrase.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 08-18-2016
Replies: 21
Views: 1,216
Posted By FrankS
Clean that bottom contact in the battery chamber...

Clean that bottom contact in the battery chamber with a pencil eraser and lift/bend it up so that it makes tight contact with the battery.
Forum: Off Topic 08-17-2016
Replies: 9
Views: 694
Posted By FrankS
Thanks all. B+W film for me too. Just spent an...

Thanks all. B+W film for me too.

Just spent an enjoyable afternoon today (it wasn't too hot) riding on country roads on my 1981 motorcycle with my 1977 SWC/M in the tank bag, looking for images to...
Forum: Off Topic 08-16-2016
Replies: 9
Views: 694
Posted By FrankS
MY problem with digital

Everyone is different, and that's okay. I'm simply saying what I have figured out for myself. Your mileage WILL vary.

I bought a Fuji XE2 about 13 months ago. Then bought used 27 and 16-50 lenses,...
Forum: Fuji X Series 08-15-2016
Replies: 43
Views: 3,859
Posted By FrankS
It's over-whelming ... at first. Just give...

It's over-whelming ... at first. Just give yourself time to become used to it.
Forum: RFF Polls 08-15-2016
Replies: 72
Views: 4,530
Posted By FrankS
Your photography style determines lens choice. I...

Your photography style determines lens choice. I simply never use a lens longer than 50.
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-14-2016
Replies: 29
Views: 4,169
Posted By FrankS
Yeah, after doing more reading, your exposure...

Yeah, after doing more reading, your exposure settings and those from internet sources are pretty close. Seems to be a 2 stop diff. Close enough for government work. ;)
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-14-2016
Replies: 29
Views: 4,169
Posted By FrankS
Good info here:...

Good info here: http://photo.net/film-and-processing-forum/00e2bU
Forum: RFF Polls 08-14-2016
Replies: 72
Views: 4,530
Posted By FrankS
Very true! Thanks.

Very true! Thanks.
Forum: RFF Polls 08-14-2016
Replies: 72
Views: 4,530
Posted By FrankS
Okay, so the M2 option includes a light meter....

Okay, so the M2 option includes a light meter. That's what I'll change my vote to then. :)

No, wait. Ideal kit IMO is a 28mm lens (reader's choice) and an M6 (for meter) and the lower magnification...
Forum: RFF Polls 08-14-2016
Replies: 72
Views: 4,530
Posted By FrankS
Are you guys really so confident of setting...

Are you guys really so confident of setting exposure without a meter? Hat's off to you!
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-14-2016
Replies: 29
Views: 4,169
Posted By FrankS
The reciprocity failure of the film will simply...

The reciprocity failure of the film will simply be accounted for when the best frame of the test shots is found.
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-14-2016
Replies: 29
Views: 4,169
Posted By FrankS
Hi Michael, yes the camera is an inspiration! I...

Hi Michael, yes the camera is an inspiration! I love this little problem of star trails exposure. :) I love the way the camera's simple controls make it so easy to test.
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-14-2016
Replies: 29
Views: 4,169
Posted By FrankS
It's puzzling that exposure info I've read on...

It's puzzling that exposure info I've read on line are significantly different than your exposure data. (I know, I read it on the internet ...;))
Forum: RFF Polls 08-14-2016
Replies: 72
Views: 4,530
Posted By FrankS
Just the M6 (to give you a built in meter) and...

Just the M6 (to give you a built in meter) and 35mm.

Or 21 and 50 if 2 lenses are okay.
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-14-2016
Replies: 29
Views: 4,169
Posted By FrankS
Thank you Liam. So my 38 on 6x6 is equiv to 20 in...

Thank you Liam. So my 38 on 6x6 is equiv to 20 in 35mm, so my safe time is less than 25 seconds. :)
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-14-2016
Replies: 29
Views: 4,169
Posted By FrankS
Nice Milky Way shot, photomat. Does your formula...

Nice Milky Way shot, photomat.

Does your formula (500/focal length) apply equally to all formats?
Forum: RFF Polls 08-14-2016
Replies: 2,949
Views: 1,785,161
Posted By FrankS
Hi Raid, the poll in this thread closed some...

Hi Raid, the poll in this thread closed some years ago. It would be interesting to repoll to see the difference some years make in camera type use.
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-14-2016
Replies: 29
Views: 4,169
Posted By FrankS
The plan for star trails is now several...

The plan for star trails is now several (increasing) exposures from 3 minutes to 2 hours.
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-14-2016
Replies: 29
Views: 4,169
Posted By FrankS
While there, I'll also try for a Milky Way shot...

While there, I'll also try for a Milky Way shot with my digital camera and wide lens. Google search yielded an exposure recommendation of 30sec, f4, iso1600

Thanks also Roland and Tin for your...
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-14-2016
Replies: 29
Views: 4,169
Posted By FrankS
Hi Jim, I'm looking for circular trails, not a...

Hi Jim, I'm looking for circular trails, not a Milky Way type shot.

example http://en.es-static.us/upl/2014/03/star-trail-2-15-2013-Ken-Christison-NC.jpeg
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-14-2016
Replies: 29
Views: 4,169
Posted By FrankS
star trails

I just got a Hasselblad SWC and I'd like to take a star trail photograph next weekend (hoping for a clear sky) when we will be visiting a friend's cottage.

I'm thinking f8 for 3 hours with iso100...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-13-2016
Replies: 15
Views: 1,981
Posted By FrankS
Sharpie marker. But someone with the skill may be...

Sharpie marker. But someone with the skill may be able to fill the scratch with paint, wiping away the rest.
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 08-13-2016
Replies: 9
Views: 1,236
Posted By FrankS
As suggested, you can mount the lens, open the...

As suggested, you can mount the lens, open the camera back, keep the shutter open on B, and watch what happens as you collapse the lens.
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 08-12-2016
Replies: 9
Views: 1,236
Posted By FrankS
50f2.8 Elmar?

50f2.8 Elmar?
Forum: Help / Feedback forum 08-12-2016
Replies: 2,231
Sticky: User Feedback
Views: 249,819
Posted By FrankS
Seller/trader: nanthor Comment: first class guy,...

Seller/trader: nanthor

Comment: first class guy, all excellent experience
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 08-10-2016
Replies: 19
Views: 1,339
Posted By FrankS
Just cropped, converted, and contrast...

Just cropped, converted, and contrast increased

http://i1029.photobucket.com/albums/y351/franksbmwathotmail/image_54.jpeg...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 08-10-2016
Replies: 19
Views: 1,339
Posted By FrankS
There's an intrusion into the left side of the...

There's an intrusion into the left side of the frame by a structure that really detracts IMO. I played with your image, strongly cropping the zebras and converting into contrasty B+W. You might want...
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-09-2016
Replies: 97
Views: 6,168
Posted By FrankS
I know words. I have lots of words. I have the...

I know words. I have lots of words. I have the best words.

;)
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 08-08-2016
Replies: 7
Views: 1,190
Posted By FrankS
I would choose the Summicron for its more vintage...

I would choose the Summicron for its more vintage character. If I want clinically modern, I can use a Nikon sir with Nikkor lens.
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-07-2016
Replies: 97
Views: 6,168
Posted By FrankS
We change the paradigm.

We change the paradigm.
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-07-2016
Replies: 97
Views: 6,168
Posted By FrankS
On RFF, I'd say that back alley is iconic. :)

On RFF, I'd say that back alley is iconic. :)
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-07-2016
Replies: 97
Views: 6,168
Posted By FrankS
something that has come to symbolize it's genre?

something that has come to symbolize it's genre?
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-06-2016
Replies: 33
Views: 2,734
Posted By FrankS
Question: there are 2 versions of the ground...

Question: there are 2 versions of the ground glass adaptor. (duller/brighter) How can one tell the difference?
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-06-2016
Replies: 33
Views: 2,734
Posted By FrankS
Thanks for the info, Godfrey! Here's a link to a...

Thanks for the info, Godfrey!

Here's a link to a pic that the seller (nanthor) provided: http://www.apug.org/forum/index.php?attachments/r1107476-jpg.161304/
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-05-2016
Replies: 33
Views: 2,734
Posted By FrankS
Thanks Bob, I truly am giddy. Apparently I am,...

Thanks Bob, I truly am giddy.

Apparently I am, Joe. :)
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-05-2016
Replies: 33
Views: 2,734
Posted By FrankS
Thanks Raid. It's in the mails. :)

Thanks Raid. It's in the mails. :)
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-05-2016
Replies: 33
Views: 2,734
Posted By FrankS
I'm enjoying reading through Raid's SWC thread...

I'm enjoying reading through Raid's SWC thread from a few years ago.

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=126780
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-05-2016
Replies: 33
Views: 2,734
Posted By FrankS
Mine is the same version as yours Godfrey. What...

Mine is the same version as yours Godfrey. What do you think of the finder?

I'm not super fussy about precise framing so I think I'll be okay with a crumby view since it's the image that counts.
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-04-2016
Replies: 33
Views: 2,734
Posted By FrankS
Thanks guys. This camera will probably make my...

Thanks guys.
This camera will probably make my 40 distagon redundant but that will be fun to see.
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-04-2016
Replies: 33
Views: 2,734
Posted By FrankS
Hasselblad SWC

I was able to trade gear for this camera that has been on my bucket list! Just did the deal tonight so it hasn't even been mailed yet but I'm as giddy as a schoolgirl.

So, who here as one? Any...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 08-02-2016
Replies: 25
Views: 4,070
Posted By FrankS
Happened to me on the very first roll that I...

Happened to me on the very first roll that I loaded while still in the camera store right after buying my Rollei from there.
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE - Film 08-02-2016
Replies: 10
Views: 2,491
Posted By FrankS
Just use it with a wide angle lens <35mm and...

Just use it with a wide angle lens <35mm and scale focus.
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 07-29-2016
Replies: 23
Views: 2,475
Posted By FrankS
I lust, therefore I am? ;)

I lust, therefore I am?

;)
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 07-28-2016
Replies: 9
Views: 1,886
Posted By FrankS
That's a problem because it throws off the focus....

That's a problem because it throws off the focus. If it were an sir, it would be okay.

edit: with the large DOF of a 24mm lens, slightly off focus is ameliorated.
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 07-27-2016
Replies: 7
Views: 1,040
Posted By FrankS
X-pro 2 ?

X-pro 2 ?
Forum: Help / Feedback forum 07-25-2016
Replies: 187
Views: 61,352
Posted By FrankS
Hi Doug, It's a jpeg file on my macbook. It's...

Hi Doug,

It's a jpeg file on my macbook. It's been modified by SnapSeed photo editor. Trying to place it in a forum thread. It's size is only 119kb.
Forum: Help / Feedback forum 07-25-2016
Replies: 187
Views: 61,352
Posted By FrankS
posting pics

I'd love to share a pic of my new to me Contax RTS iii, but when I attempt to upload the image file from my computer, an error message appears telling me it's an invalid file type. I was able to post...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 07-25-2016
Replies: 22
Views: 2,197
Posted By FrankS
Bad or unflattering light can ruin a photo.

Bad or unflattering light can ruin a photo.
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 07-25-2016
Replies: 117
Views: 6,723
Posted By FrankS
Riding a motorcycle gives one the same...

Riding a motorcycle gives one the same perspective.
Forum: Travel 07-25-2016
Replies: 67
Views: 3,667
Posted By FrankS
Happy that you enjoyed Toronto and your...

Happy that you enjoyed Toronto and your perspective on it.

How did it fare in your pursuit of grittiness? Got pics?
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