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Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 06-08-2019
Replies: 1
Views: 458
Posted By philipus
DIY film dryer

Hello everybody

Just wanted to share the very simple film dryer I built yesterday.

https://philipus.com/project-film-dryer-prototype

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Philip
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-30-2019
Replies: 7,475
Views: 3,828,058
Posted By philipus
M4 with...

M4 with 50/2

https://live.staticflickr.com/7807/40225477163_04e4379923_b.jpg
Flickr (https://www.flickr.com/photos/philipus/40225477163/in/dateposted-public/)
FM3A 85/1.8 flash Portra 400 X1
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 02-21-2019
Replies: 6
Views: 929
Posted By philipus
One thing to add is that you unless the lab knows...

One thing to add is that you unless the lab knows what it is doing you might not get a very flat and "malleable" scan back from the lab. In my experience Flexcolor's presets are quite contrasty and...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-20-2019
Replies: 916
Views: 76,450
Posted By philipus
Thank you very much for the replies. I hadn't...

Thank you very much for the replies.

I hadn't thought of loading in a changing back. Somehow I thought it'd be necessary to use a loader.



I regularly develop XP2 in HC110 with good results....
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-20-2019
Replies: 916
Views: 76,450
Posted By philipus
Hi all I have a few expired Portra 70mm bulk...

Hi all

I have a few expired Portra 70mm bulk rolls that I'm thinking of using in my Hasselblad. But what bulk loaders are there for 70mm?

Since these rolls are expired since a while and probably...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 06-24-2018
Replies: 1
Views: 580
Posted By philipus
Interesting comparison, thank you. I believe...

Interesting comparison, thank you. I believe there is no one-stop-shop for the perfect scan and this shows it quite well. I'm also surprised how such a competent camera completely blows almost all...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 05-18-2018
Replies: 31
Views: 1,025
Posted By philipus
I use an Ilford Antistaticum cloth to wipe my...

I use an Ilford Antistaticum cloth to wipe my film before scanning. It's really quite good.
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 03-01-2018
Replies: 7
Views: 909
Posted By philipus
Hi Helge The Image Mechanics trays are...

Hi Helge

The Image Mechanics trays are unfortunately rare as hen's teeth. I have one which I found by chance on eBay. I can't speak to the Scan Science kit, which I also looked at before finding the...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-14-2017
Replies: 443
Views: 233,798
Posted By philipus
I know this was posted a while ago but I'd be...

I know this was posted a while ago but I'd be interested in seeing examples, if possible.

Thanks in advance
Philip
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-12-2017
Replies: 19
Views: 1,671
Posted By philipus
Yes it is actually a lot smaller. The photo...

Yes it is actually a lot smaller. The photo doesn't really show that. But I'd say that it is similar in volume as a cigarette pack, perhaps just a bit bigger.

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Philip
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-09-2017
Replies: 19
Views: 1,671
Posted By philipus
Sure thing Roel. Here it is with the TTL and...

Sure thing Roel. Here it is with the TTL and SF-24 plus the SB-27 for comparison.
cheers
Philip

https://s20.postimg.org/6l6yr3rnx/L1040997_s.jpg
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-09-2017
Replies: 19
Views: 1,671
Posted By philipus
Thank you for the further replies. I received the...

Thank you for the further replies. I received the SB-30 the other day and, wow, it is absolutely tiny. I thought my SF-24D was a small flash but this one is half that size. This is exactly what I was...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-30-2017
Replies: 19
Views: 1,671
Posted By philipus
Thanks very much for the further suggestions....

Thanks very much for the further suggestions. I'll go for the SB-30. It seems to be a sweet little flash, somewhat comparable to the SF-24D which I have with my M6TTL.

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Philip
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-29-2017
Replies: 19
Views: 1,671
Posted By philipus
Thanks for the suggestion Joe. I hadn't...

Thanks for the suggestion Joe. I hadn't considered that one but it doesn't look to be much smaller than the SB-27, which I have, though.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-29-2017
Replies: 92
Views: 4,444
Posted By philipus
I'd vote for the FM3A. I bought one recently and...

I'd vote for the FM3A. I bought one recently and like that it is not much different in size than my M6TTL and my M4.

If you already have several Nikkors then that's a no-brainer to me. I would go...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-29-2017
Replies: 19
Views: 1,671
Posted By philipus
Thanks very much for the quick replies and...

Thanks very much for the quick replies and information. I think it'll be the SB-30.

Keith, I like the idea with the SC-17 cord and will try that regardless of which flash I buy.

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Philip
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-28-2017
Replies: 19
Views: 1,671
Posted By philipus
Looking for a smaller flash for the FM3A

I have an SB-27 for my FM3A but I would like something smaller and more portable that also has TTL.

I'm not looking anything more powerful than the SB-27 so it seems there are two options, the...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-07-2017
Replies: 5
Views: 691
Posted By philipus
I must be particularly stupid but I have never...

I must be particularly stupid but I have never heard of this book, let alone that it would be a 'bible'.

While I am a strong proponent of film, the film vs digital section is useful only from the...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-23-2017
Replies: 52
Views: 12,844
Posted By philipus
I agree with this. I have tried the SWC but went...

I agree with this. I have tried the SWC but went for the 40 FLE CFE for use on my 203FE. It's a truly wonderful combination which balances extremely well in the hand. For such a wide lens I,...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 10-20-2017
Replies: 56
Views: 4,396
Posted By philipus
Thank you Skip, I appreciate it. I wet mount...

Thank you Skip, I appreciate it.

I wet mount myself using the Coolscan 9000 (but only medium format films) so I'm curious about the results from a modern scanner.

Btw, how do you find the P800 in...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 10-18-2017
Replies: 56
Views: 4,396
Posted By philipus
Could you post a few results? And have you tried...

Could you post a few results? And have you tried to wet mount with it?

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Philip
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 07-19-2017
Replies: 1
Views: 705
Posted By philipus
I bought AN glass from Focal Point and had quick...

I bought AN glass from Focal Point and had quick responses to my emails and also, as I recall, a fast delivery to the Netherlands.

There's also filmscanusa.net. I have never ordered from them but...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 07-14-2017
Replies: 12
Views: 1,182
Posted By philipus
I have the 100L and used to have the non-L...

I have the 100L and used to have the non-L version. I have used both on film and with an 5D2 which I owned for a while. Sure the L has image stabilizer but I felt the non-L version was sharper. I...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-05-2017
Replies: 178
Views: 45,118
Posted By philipus
Looks delicious Ben, congratulations. The number...

Looks delicious Ben, congratulations.

The number could be a Swedish "personal identity number (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Personal_identity_number_(Sweden))". It may of course not apply, but it...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 06-30-2017
Replies: 1,745
Views: 325,531
Posted By philipus
https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4222/34903431132_486...

https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4222/34903431132_486a896b46_b.jpg
Hovering fly | Flickr (https://www.flickr.com/photos/philipus/34903431132/in/dateposted-public/)
80/2.8 FE
Provia 400X
Coolscan 9000...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-29-2017
Replies: 12
Views: 3,154
Posted By philipus
Just a note that Tri-X pushed two stops like in...

Just a note that Tri-X pushed two stops like in the photo you linked to will have much stronger grain, so that is to be expected. But to be quite honest I don't think it is 'offensive' in the photo,...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 06-22-2017
Replies: 1,745
Views: 325,531
Posted By philipus
https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4268/35194571656_852...

https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4268/35194571656_85258fca43_b.jpg
Flickr (https://www.flickr.com/photos/philipus/35194571656/in/dateposted-public/)
203FE 80 Planar Ektar 100 Coolscan 9000
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 06-21-2017
Replies: 9
Views: 804
Posted By philipus
I think it does a decent job with 120 black and...

I think it does a decent job with 120 black and white.

https://c2.staticflickr.com/6/5822/29711988683_96e4c16c23_b.jpg
Flickr...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 06-21-2017
Replies: 32
Views: 1,379
Posted By philipus
Check out Kameratori in...

Check out Kameratori in Finland.

https://kameratori.fi/products/hasselblad_en/lenses?sort=price-asc

It's a reliable seller with return privilege and good prices. I've bought Hasselblad stuff from...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 06-20-2017
Replies: 107
Views: 3,594
Posted By philipus
Thank you very much for the suggestions. I...

Thank you very much for the suggestions.

I would prefer manual focus.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 06-20-2017
Replies: 107
Views: 3,594
Posted By philipus
Thank you Robert. I didn't realise that the...

Thank you Robert. I didn't realise that the internal batteries tend to die in cold weather. This is camera-related (as opposed to battery-related)?

I'd prefer to not have to carry a motor drive and...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 06-20-2017
Replies: 107
Views: 3,594
Posted By philipus
Which aperture priority SLR?

Perhaps this is a different take on which camera to get.

I am considering adding an aperture priority SLR to my camera bag and as I am unconstrained by brand, any suggestion is welcome.

I'm...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-20-2017
Replies: 916
Views: 76,450
Posted By philipus
I have a few Portra 160NC which I was thinking of...

I have a few Portra 160NC which I was thinking of shooting in my Hasselblad. I can source a 70 mag easily enough but I guess I need one of those rare-as-hens'-teeth Alden 70s to load?
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 06-15-2017
Replies: 136
Views: 7,969
Posted By philipus
My apologies, but I don't understand your...

My apologies, but I don't understand your question. I don't pick a neutral point in ColorPerfect.

In any event, whenever I pick a neutral point that does give OK colour. I've just chosen not to...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 06-14-2017
Replies: 136
Views: 7,969
Posted By philipus
Thank you for sharing this, it is very...

Thank you for sharing this, it is very interesting to compare workflows, I think. I leave all such tweaking to Adobe Camera Raw.

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Philip
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 06-14-2017
Replies: 136
Views: 7,969
Posted By philipus
I'm happy to see someone else uses CP sparingly...

I'm happy to see someone else uses CP sparingly and leaves other corrections to later in the workflow. I use CP for one specific purpose which is to make the photograph positive. I don't even click a...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-14-2017
Replies: 63
Views: 3,476
Posted By philipus
My 1950 Summitar is coated and 10-blade. The...

My 1950 Summitar is coated and 10-blade. The Summitar is a lovely lens. It was only made in LTM, I belive, but I have an adapted and so can use it both with my Leica II and my M bodies.

Nikos, I'm...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 06-14-2017
Replies: 136
Views: 7,969
Posted By philipus
Could one not run ColorPerfect on the negative...

Could one not run ColorPerfect on the negative image file?
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 05-24-2017
Replies: 32
Views: 2,122
Posted By philipus
I'm afraid I can't help. I have always used...

I'm afraid I can't help. I have always used digital ICE, and at the lowest setting, and find that it is sufficient for my purposes. I don't see that it would "soften" the image much if anything. In...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 05-24-2017
Replies: 32
Views: 2,122
Posted By philipus
I have the Vuescan Bible too and while it is...

I have the Vuescan Bible too and while it is interesting I didn't find that it offered much more info than what's on the internet. For instance, there is this guide...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-22-2017
Replies: 178
Views: 45,118
Posted By philipus
Haha thanks Eddie :)

Haha thanks Eddie :)
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 05-19-2017
Replies: 5
Views: 1,225
Posted By philipus
The SF24D is a great flash. I use it with my...

The SF24D is a great flash. I use it with my M6TTL. TTL works and there is no pre-flash which I like.

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Philip
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-19-2017
Replies: 178
Views: 45,118
Posted By philipus
Since the photo I posted at the beginning seems...

Since the photo I posted at the beginning seems to have disappeared, here's my TTL.

https://s20.postimg.org/xdnpul3hn/post-25847-0-91702800-1494865387.jpg
203FE 80 Planar+16E Portra 400 Coolscan 9000
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-19-2017
Replies: 178
Views: 45,118
Posted By philipus
I'm glad you didn't give up, Eddie. Welcome....

I'm glad you didn't give up, Eddie. Welcome. That's a great looking camera.
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Philip
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-09-2017
Replies: 10
Views: 1,497
Posted By philipus
Well I come late to the party but here's my...

Well I come late to the party but here's my experience. I use an SF24D with my M6TTL with which I am very happy. It's super easy to use and the results are great. The lack of bounce capability may be...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 04-11-2017
Replies: 196
Views: 21,138
Posted By philipus
https://c2.staticflickr.com/4/3724/33386178940_850...

https://c2.staticflickr.com/4/3724/33386178940_8501cd8588_b.jpg
Flickr (https://www.flickr.com/photos/philipus/33386178940/in/dateposted-public/)
203FE 80 Planar+32E+16E Ektar 100 Coolscan 9000 wet...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 04-07-2017
Replies: 42
Views: 3,827
Posted By philipus
Hi Johan The first 40mm Distagon is very large...

Hi Johan

The first 40mm Distagon is very large and heavy and often quite costly. Plus from what I have understood researching this recently (I'm also looking for a wide lens for my Hasselblad) that...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 02-06-2017
Replies: 104
Views: 10,865
Posted By philipus
I didn't know about this company, thank you. Some...

I didn't know about this company, thank you. Some very nice designs there.

I've used Barton 1972 for a long time. Good value for money and simple unobstrusive designs (and other ones too).

Br
Philip
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 01-25-2017
Replies: 11
Views: 1,205
Posted By philipus
Thank you for the further replies, and Kostya for...

Thank you for the further replies, and Kostya for the links. Since my earlier post I have managed to locate ROR Liquid here in Europe so I'll order that.

I considered sending the lens to Wil van...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 01-25-2017
Replies: 11
Views: 1,205
Posted By philipus
Thank you very much for all this info, it's very...

Thank you very much for all this info, it's very helpful. I don't think mine has fungus but there might be a bit of haze. Mainly it's dusty, though, but really quite dusty actually.

I'm not able to...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 01-24-2017
Replies: 11
Views: 1,205
Posted By philipus
Just curious, how soft is 'soft' glass?

I have a 1950 Summitar (coated, 10-blade) which is pretty dusty inside.

I have just cleaned the aperture ring and was wondering if I should try to wipe the glass surfaces in the two front groups....
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-24-2017
Replies: 23
Views: 2,582
Posted By philipus
Any of the many European dealers, including the...

Any of the many European dealers, including the UK ones, should do. Here are a...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 01-21-2017
Replies: 82
Views: 6,907
Posted By philipus
I have a 50 Summicron II (11817)...

I have a 50 Summicron II (11817) (http://www.l-camera-forum.com/leica-wiki.en/index.php/Summicron_(II)_f%3D_5_cm_1:2), which I find performs extremely well. It is small, of course, but also has a...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 01-21-2017
Replies: 21
Views: 9,606
Posted By philipus
I'm happy I discovered this thread. My 1950...

I'm happy I discovered this thread. My 1950 10-blade Summitar has been having a truant aperture ring since I got it, mainly in cold weather. Following Victor's excellent description I cleaned the...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-20-2017
Replies: 7,475
Views: 3,828,058
Posted By philipus
It's technically not my 'M' being depicted here...

It's technically not my 'M' being depicted here but the M3s of my good friend Robert (right, with a rigid 50/2) and a very pleasant American (with a 35 Summaron I believe) who we ran into while...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 01-13-2017
Replies: 2
Views: 1,827
Posted By philipus
This guy seems to have simply used transparent...

This guy seems to have simply used transparent film and a mineral oil.

https://www.flickr.com/groups/[email protected]/discuss/72157663244466523/

I don't see why it wouldn't be possible. I wet mount...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-10-2017
Replies: 13
Views: 1,873
Posted By philipus
I'm not aware of anyone making replica straps but...

I'm not aware of anyone making replica straps but why not buy a real one? Have you checked Ffordes?

Edit: This reliable Dutch seller has this strap...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-06-2017
Replies: 33
Views: 2,405
Posted By philipus
I fully agree with the below. The camera, since...

I fully agree with the below. The camera, since removed (but perhaps relisted?), is, simply, a repaint albeit by a well-known technician.

But the market is the market and fools are fools. Still I...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-19-2016
Replies: 185
Views: 24,701
Posted By philipus
Are we having a bad day? Apologies if I am...

Are we having a bad day? Apologies if I am misreading your post, Roger.

Yes, the MP is a different camera than the Millennium, esp with respect to height, size of the shutter speed dial, where the...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-19-2016
Replies: 185
Views: 24,701
Posted By philipus
I don't get the logic at all but if you want a...

I don't get the logic at all but if you want a black paint Leica, get the Millennium instead. And if you need to sell, do keep one medium format camera unless you're really short of cash.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-16-2016
Replies: 13
Views: 1,090
Posted By philipus
Great news, thank you. Wow what a great deal....

Great news, thank you.



Wow what a great deal. I need to hunt around now or do you want to sell one :)
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-16-2016
Replies: 13
Views: 1,090
Posted By philipus
I'm afraid I don't know that. But wasn't the M4-P...

I'm afraid I don't know that. But wasn't the M4-P given steel gears in order to withstand the force of motors?

I have seen in that Flickr group that some have used M6 cameras and they have steel...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-16-2016
Replies: 13
Views: 1,090
Posted By philipus
I haven't tried myself but the Flickr group for...

I haven't tried myself but the Flickr group for ECN-2 shows images shot with Leica M.

https://www.flickr.com/groups/ecn2/pool/
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-14-2016
Replies: 7,475
Views: 3,828,058
Posted By philipus
Quitter :D

Quitter :D
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-09-2016
Replies: 748
Views: 161,888
Posted By philipus
https://c2.staticflickr.com/6/5658/30578836664_442...

https://c2.staticflickr.com/6/5658/30578836664_442d69890c_b.jpg
Flickr (https://www.flickr.com/photos/philipus/30578836664)
90 Elmarit-M Velvia 100 Coolscan 9000
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-02-2016
Replies: 85
Views: 18,558
Posted By philipus
The...

The Hague

https://c2.staticflickr.com/6/5756/31362811825_2432981d7a_b.jpg
Flickr (https://www.flickr.com/photos/philipus/31362811825/in/dateposted-public/)
90 E-M Vista 200 (EI100)
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 11-30-2016
Replies: 25
Views: 1,752
Posted By philipus
Beautiful place Slovenia, unfortunately years...

Beautiful place Slovenia, unfortunately years since I was there last.

150 Eur for shipping is obscene for a lens. I emailed with them (actually Cathy Kuiper) yesterday because my beloved 50 Summilux...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 11-29-2016
Replies: 25
Views: 1,752
Posted By philipus
I have sent cameras to Leica for service and have...

I have sent cameras to Leica for service and have always received a pdf with "necessary" works and "recommended" works, giving me the choice to decide what I wanted done. I have often taken issue...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-27-2016
Replies: 66
Views: 4,263
Posted By philipus
Is this correct? I was under the impression...

Is this correct?



I was under the impression that scarcity is the reason black paint M3s, M2s and M4s have attracted collectors' interest (cf the numbers in the LUF wiki).

Philip
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-22-2016
Replies: 224
Views: 77,859
Posted By philipus
That's fairly close to mine, 1381 (which is on...

That's fairly close to mine, 1381 (which is on the list already).

With those modifications you'll probably end up costs-wise near what an MP goes for used. But that wouldn't be a Millennium of...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-22-2016
Replies: 85
Views: 18,558
Posted By philipus
I really like this one Giulio. A great natural...

I really like this one Giulio. A great natural portrait.
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Philip
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 11-03-2016
Replies: 620
Views: 144,147
Posted By philipus
https://c1.staticflickr.com/9/8551/30329380496_330...

https://c1.staticflickr.com/9/8551/30329380496_330cbacde2_b.jpg
Flickr (https://www.flickr.com/photos/philipus/30329380496/in/dateposted-public/)
Leica II Summitar (10 blade, coated, 1950) PanF (EI...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 10-23-2016
Replies: 16
Views: 1,508
Posted By philipus
Alternative hoods for the 2,8cm Hektor?

Are there any alternative hoods that fit the 2,8cm Hektor? The intended hood, SOOHN, is a very expensive collectible.

Thank you in advance
Philip
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 10-22-2016
Replies: 620
Views: 144,147
Posted By philipus
Very nicely done. br Philip

Very nicely done.

br
Philip
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 10-17-2016
Replies: 21
Views: 3,299
Posted By philipus
Not sure what type of results you're looking for...

Not sure what type of results you're looking for but you could crush the shadows and use a lower-than-6400 film/EI and spot meter/expose for the brighter parts of a scene. Like a Portra or Superia...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-14-2016
Replies: 34
Views: 2,570
Posted By philipus
If you'll only own one lens for the foreseeable...

If you'll only own one lens for the foreseeable future, go with the fastest you can afford. You'll hate having blurry dusk/evening/indoor photos esp from a (presumably) important trip.

That said,...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-28-2016
Replies: 7,475
Views: 3,828,058
Posted By philipus
Afaik all Millenniums have brass shutter speed...

Afaik all Millenniums have brass shutter speed dials. Someone wrote in the Millennium thread that the dial is interchangeable with the LHSA dial.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-21-2016
Replies: 48
Views: 3,205
Posted By philipus
I've used the Barton Composer straps on all my...

I've used the Barton Composer straps on all my Leicas and find that they are well made, durable and worth their (very reasonable) price. I've removed the strap lug protectors at each end and the...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 09-15-2016
Replies: 11
Views: 1,314
Posted By philipus
Mine flew from Austria to Netherlands without...

Mine flew from Austria to Netherlands without problem. I seem to remember there is something in the manual about locking the mechanism prior to transport.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-09-2016
Replies: 4
Views: 802
Posted By philipus
They shouldn't move at all.

They shouldn't move at all.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-08-2016
Replies: 7,475
Views: 3,828,058
Posted By philipus
My worn TTL with 75/2 (lens currently for sale in...

My worn TTL with 75/2 (lens currently for sale in the Classifieds).

[C-Lux 2]

https://s20.postimg.io/7xs7hyiul/Full_Size_Render_2_800x800.jpg
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-07-2016
Replies: 17
Views: 1,440
Posted By philipus
Thank you, I didn't know about the locking knob....

Thank you, I didn't know about the locking knob. That sounds practical actually.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-06-2016
Replies: 17
Views: 1,440
Posted By philipus
Thank you for the clarification and for...

Thank you for the clarification and for describing the 2800-D's functions. I meant tilt but for some reason wrote swivel. Need more coffee. I'm wondering if those Auto settings won't be a bit...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-06-2016
Replies: 17
Views: 1,440
Posted By philipus
Thank you very much for all the replies and the...

Thank you very much for all the replies and the wealth of info. I was unaware of most of the flashes you mention.

I only posted the photo to show the relative size of the flash. Ideally I wouldn't...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-05-2016
Replies: 17
Views: 1,440
Posted By philipus
A flash question

I am very occasionally using a simple National PE-1405 flash with my M4 and TTL but I'm interested in using more flash, both fill during the day and in the evenings, and my flash is too simple.

I'm...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-29-2016
Replies: 178
Views: 45,118
Posted By philipus
Very nice Arran. Fwiw, judging by the serial it's...

Very nice Arran. Fwiw, judging by the serial it's from a 1969 batch which contained both black paint and chrome bodies.

http://www.l-camera-forum.com/leica-wiki.en/index.php/M4

br
Philip
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 08-22-2016
Replies: 6
Views: 1,685
Posted By philipus
Lasse, are you scanning to TIFF or as RAW? And...

Lasse, are you scanning to TIFF or as RAW? And which type of film?

Vuescan applies a gamma curve to the Preview which means that if you scan RAW there will be a discrepancy between the preview and...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-22-2016
Replies: 3,112
Views: 750,418
Posted By philipus
Côte...

Côte d'Azur

https://c1.staticflickr.com/9/8607/28372881582_58a426328c_b.jpg
Flickr (https://www.flickr.com/photos/philipus/28372881582/)
Provia 400X
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-18-2016
Replies: 3,112
Views: 750,418
Posted By philipus
Surveillancecameraselfportrait (Provia...

Surveillancecameraselfportrait (Provia 100)

https://c1.staticflickr.com/9/8763/28333554445_661b4c671f_b.jpg
Flickr (https://www.flickr.com/photos/philipus/28333554445)
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-07-2016
Replies: 3,112
Views: 750,418
Posted By philipus
Very nice photo, the boy's expression is...

Very nice photo, the boy's expression is priceless.

Here's another one from Stockholm, same roll.

https://c2.staticflickr.com/8/7616/28053443752_9f6ce8c6e2_b.jpg
Flickr...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-07-2016
Replies: 3,112
Views: 750,418
Posted By philipus
Stockholm https://c2.staticflickr.com/8/7291/2807...

Stockholm

https://c2.staticflickr.com/8/7291/28078340036_57e55e001f_b.jpg

Flickr (https://www.flickr.com/photos/philipus/28078340036)
203FE 80/2.8 Acros 100 in Diafine (9000 wet mount)
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 07-01-2016
Replies: 8
Views: 2,001
Posted By philipus
I've given up scanning slides as linear TIFF and...

I've given up scanning slides as linear TIFF and using Color Perfect because CP seems to misinterpret the info. Highlights are rarely 'clean' but often somewhat muddy and shadow areas way too...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-17-2016
Replies: 224
Views: 77,859
Posted By philipus
Congratulations, Jean-Marc. Great to see you join...

Congratulations, Jean-Marc. Great to see you join the Millennium Club.
br
Philip
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-14-2016
Replies: 139
Views: 26,651
Posted By philipus
I'm thinking of selling my 35 FLE for a 28...

I'm thinking of selling my 35 FLE for a 28 Elmarit. Had the 35 Color Skopar for a while and really liked it. If I go the 28mm route I'd probably get it again because it's an amazing lens for the...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 04-06-2016
Replies: 7
Views: 1,722
Posted By philipus
Just on this, you're comparing, well not even...

Just on this, you're comparing, well not even apples and oranges but, like, apples and space oranges.

I would find it interesting, if you do get the Progression, to see a comparison between it and...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 04-06-2016
Replies: 50
Views: 4,621
Posted By philipus
Out of curiosity I checked the various Plustek...

Out of curiosity I checked the various Plustek models' capacity for panoramic 135 film. It seems the OpticFilm 135 (http://plustek.com/nl/products/opticfilm-series/opticfilm-135/) can do it with an...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 03-29-2016
Replies: 19
Views: 2,925
Posted By philipus
Is it also on the negatives? I would be surprised...

Is it also on the negatives? I would be surprised if this is from the scanner.
br
Philip
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 03-18-2016
Replies: 9
Views: 2,326
Posted By philipus
I didn't know this. Which lens is that?

I didn't know this. Which lens is that?
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-15-2016
Replies: 60
Views: 5,543
Posted By philipus
I'm really pleased how this thread has taken off...

I'm really pleased how this thread has taken off and that so many are sharing their views and experiences. I find it extremely helpful, esp where there are comparisons with the EOS system.

I agree...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-15-2016
Replies: 7
Views: 963
Posted By philipus
I have one adapter, a Voigtländer which brings up...

I have one adapter, a Voigtländer which brings up the 50/75 framelines. I use it for all my LTM lenses (2,8cm to 13,5cm) and just use the frame preview lever as necessary. Some may feel the need to...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-11-2016
Replies: 27
Views: 2,285
Posted By philipus
I would also advise to develop yourself at home....

I would also advise to develop yourself at home. It's fun and easy and doesn't take much time or space. And if you go for something like Diafine it becomes a complete breeze because there is no...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-11-2016
Replies: 60
Views: 5,543
Posted By philipus
Thanks very much for the further replies and the...

Thanks very much for the further replies and the honest opinions which I appreciate a lot. I'm wondering if the F6 mightn't be an overkill and the F100 wouldn't give a good enough taste of the Nikon...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-11-2016
Replies: 60
Views: 5,543
Posted By philipus
Thank you very much for the quick replies. I...

Thank you very much for the quick replies. I really appreciate it.

I shoot a lot of transparency film with my several Leicas, my 203FE and my EOS too and rarely experience trouble. That said, I am...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-11-2016
Replies: 60
Views: 5,543
Posted By philipus
EOS shooter curious about the F100 and the F6

I've used EOS since the dawn of (my own photographic) time and really like the system. Over the years I've shot many of the models and currently have a 1N which I have used all over the world the...
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-07-2016
Replies: 3,112
Views: 750,418
Posted By philipus
https://c2.staticflickr.com/2/1637/25331587126_c1d...

https://c2.staticflickr.com/2/1637/25331587126_c1def31a3a_b.jpg
Flickr (https://www.flickr.com/photos/philipus/25331587126/)
Forum: Help / Feedback forum 03-02-2016
Replies: 2
Views: 1,080
Posted By philipus
Ah, I see. Thank you very much. At least I...

Ah, I see. Thank you very much. At least I haven't gone blind (!)

Br
Philip
Forum: Digital Printers / Inks / Papers etc 03-02-2016
Replies: 5
Views: 2,073
Posted By philipus
Great, thanks for the reply. I'll give it a go.

Great, thanks for the reply. I'll give it a go.
Forum: Digital Printers / Inks / Papers etc 03-02-2016
Replies: 5
Views: 2,073
Posted By philipus
Thanks very much for the suggestion. Just to be...

Thanks very much for the suggestion. Just to be sure, something like this?

http://inkjetsolution.eu/en_US/p/PIEZOFLUSH-BOTTLE/50

Thanks again
Philip
Forum: Digital Printers / Inks / Papers etc 03-02-2016
Replies: 5
Views: 2,073
Posted By philipus
Epson R1900 printing pink/purple and off-centre

I'm having problems with my Epson R1900, which has worked fine since I bought it several years ago. After a while I began using 3rd-party inks and had, for the longest time, identical results to what...
Forum: Help / Feedback forum 03-02-2016
Replies: 2
Views: 1,080
Posted By philipus
Access the classifieds from tapatalk?

I might just have missed it, but it's there a way to see the classifieds section using tapatalk?

Tia
Philip
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-25-2016
Replies: 24
Views: 2,046
Posted By philipus
I'm amazed nobody has replied yet. RFF is a very...

I'm amazed nobody has replied yet. RFF is a very competent forum :)

I was in Japan, up in the mountains, and saw some amazing scenery. On several occasions we stopped the car so I could go out and...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-24-2016
Replies: 3,112
Views: 750,418
Posted By philipus
https://c2.staticflickr.com/2/1650/25072440145_818...

https://c2.staticflickr.com/2/1650/25072440145_8181049555_c.jpg
Flickr (https://www.flickr.com/photos/philipus/25072440145/)
80/2.8 Portra 160 Coolscan 9000 (wet mount)
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-24-2016
Replies: 43
Views: 29,442
Posted By philipus
I like Kentmere 400. A few examples in HC-110...

I like Kentmere 400. A few examples in HC-110 (dilution E on the third, I've forgotten the dilution on the other ones). I think the grain is...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-24-2016
Replies: 85
Views: 18,558
Posted By philipus
Very nice shots David.

Very nice shots David.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-22-2016
Replies: 49
Views: 5,894
Posted By philipus
I think Double-X is a better film. To my eyes it...

I think Double-X is a better film. To my eyes it looks like Tri-X (or I'm not able enough to distinguish) and it also dries flat which Tri-X never does for me. And Double-X costs at least the same or...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-18-2016
Replies: 46
Views: 6,212
Posted By philipus
Very cool Mani.

Very cool Mani.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-18-2016
Replies: 46
Views: 6,212
Posted By philipus
Very creative, I think. I usually just write on a...

Very creative, I think. I usually just write on a piece of masking tape. I always have that on my films and write also the camera, lenses used and events/dates/motifs.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-17-2016
Replies: 157
Views: 13,631
Posted By philipus
My pleasure. I have two Coolscans (V and 9000)...

My pleasure. I have two Coolscans (V and 9000) and have been very passed with the results from both. I'm afraid I don't have personal experience with flatbed scanners but I've seen very nice results...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-17-2016
Replies: 157
Views: 13,631
Posted By philipus
It is all very individual and I certainly...

It is all very individual and I certainly encourage anyone to try.

It can cost quite a lot to process, though in some places it costs little. Like here in NL the Hema chain develops an E6 roll (135...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-17-2016
Replies: 2,578
Views: 496,745
Posted By philipus
https://c2.staticflickr.com/2/1496/24442545114_1cb...

https://c2.staticflickr.com/2/1496/24442545114_1cbbd5060d_b.jpg
Flickr (https://www.flickr.com/photos/philipus/24442545114/)
TTL 50mm Superia 200
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 02-17-2016
Replies: 208
Views: 30,057
Posted By philipus
What would be the best way to scan larger format...

What would be the best way to scan larger format film? Taking the example of 120 film, would it be to simply move the frame and shoot, say, four quadrants? Would the rig need to accommodate somehow...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-15-2016
Replies: 22
Views: 2,642
Posted By philipus
Ah that's clever. I'll try that too on occasion....

Ah that's clever. I'll try that too on occasion. It looks very nice.

Yes Tri-X is a curly beast. One of the reasons I've switched to 5222.

br
Philip
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-12-2016
Replies: 3,112
Views: 750,418
Posted By philipus
https://c2.staticflickr.com/2/1693/24302756914_641...

https://c2.staticflickr.com/2/1693/24302756914_6414eb7962_b.jpg
Flickr (https://www.flickr.com/photos/philipus/24302756914)
80/2.8 Acros 100 HC-110H
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 02-12-2016
Replies: 1,414
Views: 476,736
Posted By philipus
Very nicely handled contrejour(ish). I think I...

Very nicely handled contrejour(ish).

I think I know this shop. Is it in Delft?

br
philip
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 02-12-2016
Replies: 18
Views: 2,852
Posted By philipus
Why use DNG in this case - is it better than...

Why use DNG in this case - is it better than TIFF? I'm only curious as I've never used DNG as the final file for my scans.

br
Philip
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-12-2016
Replies: 22
Views: 2,642
Posted By philipus
I like these shots, very nice tones. Btw, do...

I like these shots, very nice tones.

Btw, do you make the frames in post or do you scan them that way with the 8000? I've never managed to do this with the 9000 I have.

br
Philip
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-10-2016
Replies: 85
Views: 18,558
Posted By philipus
Great shots in the thread, love the portraits....

Great shots in the thread, love the portraits.

I missed the below post, sorry. I've now used the 90 Elmarit-M for a few years and like the focal length a lot. I also have a 75 Summicron but I just...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-10-2016
Replies: 10
Views: 1,138
Posted By philipus
Thanks John, that's impressive and must have...

Thanks John, that's impressive and must have taken quite some time but if the photos were unrepeatable it must have been worth it. I might try to clone away the biggest ones, but to remove all will...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-10-2016
Replies: 10
Views: 1,138
Posted By philipus
Thanks John. I've today mixed new fixer in a new...

Thanks John. I've today mixed new fixer in a new bottle so hopefully that will help.

About the drying marks, can those be removed using a solvent or water? I've seen posts on the internet that one...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-09-2016
Replies: 10
Views: 1,138
Posted By philipus
Thank you very much for you reply, Jim. What you...

Thank you very much for you reply, Jim. What you describe in terms of grain is what I would have expected so I clearly did something wrong (sheepish smile), because afaik nothing has changed with our...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-09-2016
Replies: 10
Views: 1,138
Posted By philipus
Acros 100: odd residue/spots on negs (and a grain question)

I don't have much experience with Acros 100 and recently shot my first rolls in 135 and 120.

So far I've only scanned one 120 roll and I noticed an odd residue of white spots and streaks on all...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-08-2016
Replies: 748
Views: 161,888
Posted By philipus
Nice,...

Nice, France.
https://c2.staticflickr.com/2/1538/24165802459_df94d6c57f_b.jpgFlickr (https://www.flickr.com/photos/philipus/24165802459/)
TTL 50/1.4A 5222 EI200 in Diafine (Coolscan 9000)
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-08-2016
Replies: 47
Views: 4,053
Posted By philipus
I once tried semi-stand with HC110 on a Kentmere...

I once tried semi-stand with HC110 on a Kentmere 400 pushed to somewhere around EI800-1000 (I didn't meter). The images came out ok but were rather mushy and lacking in contrast. Here's an example. I...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-08-2016
Replies: 9
Views: 1,168
Posted By philipus
Thank you very much for the further...

Thank you very much for the further replies.

With Acros 100 I've settled on dilution H for double the B time, so somewhere between 9-10 minutes. I will also try reduced agitation, perhaps 3 turns...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-07-2016
Replies: 9
Views: 1,168
Posted By philipus
Thank you for the replies. I only have these two...

Thank you for the replies. I only have these two developers at home currently (but will bear in mind Acurol N for the future).

I exposed according to the meters in my cameras and did not make any...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-06-2016
Replies: 9
Views: 1,168
Posted By philipus
HC110 or Diafine for Acros 100, APX100 and Foma 100?

Hello film wizards,

I have shot a few of the above-mentioned rolls (Acros in 120 and 135, the others in 135) and have difficulty deciding whether to develop them in Diafine or HC110.

They were all...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-28-2016
Replies: 26
Views: 3,454
Posted By philipus
Hi Dirk Since there have been no replies, I...

Hi Dirk

Since there have been no replies, I guess I can add what little I know. I'm afraid I don't know the Bobinquick but use an Alden loader (the model that takes 200ft rolls). I believe the...
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-25-2016
Replies: 5,636
Views: 503,701
Posted By philipus
https://c2.staticflickr.com/2/1560/23963260974_633...

https://c2.staticflickr.com/2/1560/23963260974_6339c8c301_b.jpg
Flickr (https://www.flickr.com/photos/philipus/23963260974)
M4 50/2 v3 Superia 200
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-25-2016
Replies: 85
Views: 8,242
Posted By philipus
I find it odd that Fuji, being a rather large...

I find it odd that Fuji, being a rather large company, will not push more for film. They're leaving it to Kodak (it seems to me). The price of their E6 films in 135 is already very high and their C41...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 01-22-2016
Replies: 81
Views: 8,065
Posted By philipus
Hej KJ Welcome to the forum. - Ease of...

Hej KJ

Welcome to the forum.

- Ease of achieving quality. Are my expectations unreasonable in thinking that I'd be able to get comparable results to the lab scans by scanning myself (with a...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-20-2016
Replies: 34
Views: 4,199
Posted By philipus
Normal. In fact the bartender recommends...

Normal. In fact the bartender recommends (https://www.cameraquest.com/leicamchecklist.htm) checking this on 1/15 before buying a used M. It's less on my TTL and M4 at 1/30.
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 01-19-2016
Replies: 7
Views: 1,803
Posted By philipus
Well it depends on which flatbed. The old pro...

Well it depends on which flatbed. The old pro flatbeds like the iQsmarts and such go higher. But I guess you meant the consumer flatbeds sold today.
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 01-13-2016
Replies: 24
Views: 3,342
Posted By philipus
I'm a firm believer in dedicated film scanners...

I'm a firm believer in dedicated film scanners and have both a Coolscan V ED and a 9000. Unfortunately I haven't seen good results of 135 film scanned on Epson flatbeds (MF and larger is a different...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 01-13-2016
Replies: 10
Views: 1,685
Posted By philipus
Thank you Peter, very helpful. I had looked at...

Thank you Peter, very helpful. I had looked at Lowepro earlier and found them rather nice.

I see now that Manfrotto has bought Kata. I'm now wondering about the "RedBee...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 01-12-2016
Replies: 10
Views: 1,685
Posted By philipus
Thank you very much for the helpful replies and...

Thank you very much for the helpful replies and apologies for the delay in writing back.

I've received a reply from Booq on whether my Crumpler insert (Banana Bowl M) fits in the Taipan Shock or the...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-08-2016
Replies: 41
Views: 4,311
Posted By philipus
At least he asked if it was a FujiFILM :D

At least he asked if it was a FujiFILM :D
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-07-2016
Replies: 224
Views: 77,859
Posted By philipus
Is the 50 Summilux that's for sale at Peter Loy...

Is the 50 Summilux that's for sale at Peter Loy (http://www.peterloy.com/stock-list.php) (serial 4011390) one of those sold originally with the Millennium? We discussed that camera earlier in the...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-06-2016
Replies: 78
Views: 8,265
Posted By philipus
How does TMAX work with Diafine?

How does TMAX work with Diafine?
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-06-2016
Replies: 78
Views: 8,265
Posted By philipus
This is a very nice photograph.

This is a very nice photograph.
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-01-2016
Replies: 677
Views: 50,872
Posted By philipus
Agree fully.

Agree fully.
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 12-29-2015
Replies: 10
Views: 1,685
Posted By philipus
Looking for a backpack - Booq any good?

I'm looking for a backpack that I can use as hand luggage when flying and which should hold my 13" laptop, 1-2 film Ms with 2-3 lenses (or an M and a Hasselblad plus 80mm) film etc.

There's a brand...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-29-2015
Replies: 7,475
Views: 3,828,058
Posted By philipus
Welcome to the Millennium club, Michael. It's a...

Welcome to the Millennium club, Michael. It's a wonderful camera. Mine's just a few numbers away from yours (1381).

best
Philip
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-24-2015
Replies: 3,112
Views: 750,418
Posted By philipus
Here's one from where I grew up (taken in...

Here's one from where I grew up (taken in August).

https://c2.staticflickr.com/6/5724/23201007025_371bb0193e_b.jpg
Flickr (https://www.flickr.com/photos/philipus/23201007025)
203FE 80/2.8 Provia 400X
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-24-2015
Replies: 3,112
Views: 750,418
Posted By philipus
Great image, well done William. br Philip

Great image, well done William.
br
Philip
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-23-2015
Replies: 95
Views: 32,840
Posted By philipus
I agree with the ergonomics points. I like in...

I agree with the ergonomics points. I like in particular that the focus tab is very wide and runs just smoothly enough. It's a brilliant small little lens. And prices seem to be on the rise so it...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 11-21-2015
Replies: 107
Views: 11,342
Posted By philipus
Thanks for chiming in Jörg. It's all about the...

Thanks for chiming in Jörg. It's all about the old time-money equation. My preference is to work with my own films and images but I know that's not for everyone. I'm certainly happy if you have...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 11-20-2015
Replies: 107
Views: 11,342
Posted By philipus
Each to their own, Bob. I have set up my system...

Each to their own, Bob. I have set up my system so that I can scan a full roll (135 or 120) in a reasonable amout of time. While the scanner works I do a quick edit of scanned frames to have original...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 11-20-2015
Replies: 107
Views: 11,342
Posted By philipus
Questions are ok Frank :) I should say I am no...

Questions are ok Frank :) I should say I am no expert on digitizing - I tried it with my (now sold) EOS 5D2 and the 100L macro and had very good results. I have however looked into it for future...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 11-19-2015
Replies: 107
Views: 11,342
Posted By philipus
Hi Frank I checked the largest size of the image...

Hi Frank

I checked the largest size of the image on Flickr and they had pretty bad compression (?) artefacts. I rechecked the largest size now and it looks better. For auto-scans they're quite...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 11-18-2015
Replies: 107
Views: 11,342
Posted By philipus
It's 17EUR for a roll developed and scanned at...

It's 17EUR for a roll developed and scanned at the XL resolution, no? When I see the XL scans, however, I just see heaps of artifacts (typical Frontier in my experience). I think you'd get (much)...
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-12-2015
Replies: 3,112
Views: 750,418
Posted By philipus
Very nice shot, Ron. Here's an abstract from a...

Very nice shot, Ron.

Here's an abstract from a shop in Stockholm.

https://c2.staticflickr.com/6/5767/22542785247_42e8edfdd7_b.jpg
Flickr (https://www.flickr.com/photos/philipus/22542785247)
203FE...
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-07-2015
Replies: 3,112
Views: 750,418
Posted By philipus
The church in Träkumla on Gotland in...

The church in Träkumla on Gotland in August.
https://c2.staticflickr.com/6/5832/22822068776_6ca18b78b1_b.jpg
Flickr (https://www.flickr.com/photos/philipus/22822068776)
203FE 80/2.8 Provia 400X...
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-04-2015
Replies: 3,112
Views: 750,418
Posted By philipus
Japanese Garden in The...

Japanese Garden in The Hague.

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203FE 80/2.8 Provia 400X
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-03-2015
Replies: 5,636
Views: 503,701
Posted By philipus
Grimeton...

Grimeton (SAQ)

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203FE 80/2.8 Provia 400X wet mounted on Coolscan 9000
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-03-2015
Replies: 5,636
Views: 503,701
Posted By philipus
Very nice indeed.

Very nice indeed.
Forum: Hardware / Computers / Drives / etc 10-28-2015
Replies: 85
Views: 8,928
Posted By philipus
Unless you definitely want to buy new the silver...

Unless you definitely want to buy new the silver tower Mac Pros are good machines, and very upgradeable and easy to service. One of those (say a 2009-2010 model) with a matte Apple Cinema Display...
Forum: Help / Feedback forum 10-28-2015
Replies: 5
Views: 1,689
Posted By philipus
Yep Google's "site:rangefinderforum.com" is the...

Yep Google's "site:rangefinderforum.com" is the best way. Plus it doesn't have that really annoying blackout period between searches.
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 10-19-2015
Replies: 1
Views: 952
Posted By philipus
Wild stab in the dark - is Output RAW ticked? I...

Wild stab in the dark - is Output RAW ticked? I believe that would ignore all settings on the Color tab.

Philip
Forum: Help / Feedback forum 10-19-2015
Replies: 6
Views: 1,524
Posted By philipus
On mine too, well slightly offwhite background,...

On mine too, well slightly offwhite background, black text in threads but greyish text on the forum headings. And orange decoration, which I dislike.

The other two give black anthracite/black...
Forum: Help / Feedback forum 10-19-2015
Replies: 6
Views: 1,524
Posted By philipus
Wasn't there a fourth forum style option?

When I logged in today I only see three display options - VBP Graphite Expand, VBP Hex Cell Expand and VBP Graphite Expand White Font.

Until recently there was a fourth which gave a white...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 10-13-2015
Replies: 107
Views: 20,044
Posted By philipus
https://c1.staticflickr.com/1/670/21900659809_effa...

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1N 200/2.8L Velvia 100 Coolscan 9000
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-13-2015
Replies: 27
Views: 4,384
Posted By philipus
Which is best and why, the 4 or the 3.4 (on M4...

Which is best and why, the 4 or the 3.4 (on M4 and TTL)?
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 10-09-2015
Replies: 101
Views: 40,626
Posted By philipus
This surprises me actually. I would have thought...

This surprises me actually. I would have thought HC110 would not have worked well. Excellent news.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-06-2015
Replies: 316
Views: 72,431
Posted By philipus
Oberammergau from the Kofel...

Oberammergau from the Kofel (1342m).
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TTL 90 Elmarit-M Tri-X
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-25-2015
Replies: 2,119
Views: 393,645
Posted By philipus
It'd be USD 240 for a 400ft roll or about 215€....

It'd be USD 240 for a 400ft roll or about 215€. That's approx. what I paid for my roll incl VAT two years ago when I bought from the UK. Can it be had for cheaper elsewhere in Europe?
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-10-2015
Replies: 5,636
Views: 503,701
Posted By philipus
More...

More yellow.

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TTL 50/1.4A Gold 200
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 09-10-2015
Replies: 16
Views: 2,509
Posted By philipus
Thanks for the interesting write-up Margus. Have...

Thanks for the interesting write-up Margus. Have you done a comparison of the same image when scanned b&w and as colour? Would be interesting to see the difference.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-07-2015
Replies: 53
Views: 4,124
Posted By philipus
It seems like a bit of a once in a lifetime trip...

It seems like a bit of a once in a lifetime trip so I think I would bring 35, 50 and 90. But I would probably mainly use the 50.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 08-31-2015
Replies: 5
Views: 1,431
Posted By philipus
Very nice indeed. And it seems from the Petapixel...

Very nice indeed. And it seems from the Petapixel review he's working on getting it to work with C41 too. Thanks for posting.
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 08-31-2015
Replies: 8
Views: 1,636
Posted By philipus
I'm no expert on Nikon Scan but I seem to...

I'm no expert on Nikon Scan but I seem to remember there being a button above the neg showing (or at least in that box) to bring the thumbnail view back.
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 08-24-2015
Replies: 4
Views: 4,511
Posted By philipus
Just reviving this thread because I can't find...

Just reviving this thread because I can't find info on the leatherette - can it be reattached if removed to adjust the RF? My XF35's RF is off horizontally at infinity but I'm not sure it's worth...
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-22-2015
Replies: 5,636
Views: 503,701
Posted By philipus
https://farm7.staticflickr.com/6049/6336522595_c90...

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EOS 1N 200/2.8L Sensia 100
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 08-21-2015
Replies: 22
Views: 4,047
Posted By philipus
A precondition is a properly calibrated monitor....

A precondition is a properly calibrated monitor. Before I began using ColorPerfect, I used the lock film base colour that Marek is describing above. However, that is unnecessary with CP which I find...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 07-29-2015
Replies: 6
Views: 1,989
Posted By philipus
It would help to know what software you use and...

It would help to know what software you use and the settings.
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 07-25-2015
Replies: 8
Views: 1,690
Posted By philipus
Thanks very much for the further replies, and...

Thanks very much for the further replies, and Pete also for linking to UK Film Lab which is very helpful.

I'll try overexposing 1-2 stops. But, hmm, for indoors shooting it will become a bit...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 07-25-2015
Replies: 27
Views: 4,356
Posted By philipus
I wish there were a thank you button in this...

I wish there were a thank you button in this forum. Thanks everyone, your replies are very helpful. Keith, thanks for linking to Vink's excellent site and Chris thanks for posting those photos.

Of...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 07-25-2015
Replies: 27
Views: 4,356
Posted By philipus
Thank you Chris. In terms of optical performance,...

Thank you Chris. In terms of optical performance, is there a big difference between the 1.4 and 1.8/2 versions? I'm used to the EOS system where most people would be satisfied with the 1.8 cheap...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 07-25-2015
Replies: 27
Views: 4,356
Posted By philipus
Which manual 50 for an F4?

Hello everybody

I'm considering a Nikon F4 (without any of the big motors) because I want to have matrix metering with manual lenses. I'm not interested in AF lenses.

But I'm a bit stumped as to...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 07-24-2015
Replies: 8
Views: 1,690
Posted By philipus
Thanks Marek for your helpful observations. Three...

Thanks Marek for your helpful observations. Three stops (and even two stops) overexposure generally for ISO 400 sounds rather extreme - are you sure?

Would you apply the same to ISO 100 and 200...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 07-23-2015
Replies: 8
Views: 1,690
Posted By philipus
CCD scanners and shadow noise, grain anti-aliasing etc

Are all CCD scanners the same in this respect?

The Coolscans have, I think, a problem with noise in shadow areas and scans require quite a lot of post-processing to address this. I have a V ED and...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-23-2015
Replies: 316
Views: 72,431
Posted By philipus
https://farm1.staticflickr.com/314/19711855398_e29...

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M4 50/2 (11817) Superia 400
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-23-2015
Replies: 748
Views: 161,888
Posted By philipus
I agree, very nice indeed.

I agree, very nice indeed.
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 07-23-2015
Replies: 20
Views: 3,336
Posted By philipus
Just an update. The sheets I bought work like a...

Just an update. The sheets I bought work like a charm, great money saving. Also, for flat bed wet mounting it seems unnecessary to use a new piece every time because the Kami fluid evaporates and...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-22-2015
Replies: 316
Views: 72,431
Posted By philipus
Fantastic image, William.

Fantastic image, William.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-21-2015
Replies: 99
Views: 30,281
Posted By philipus
Thank you, this was interesting to read. br Philip

Thank you, this was interesting to read.
br
Philip
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 07-18-2015
Replies: 1,097
Views: 238,730
Posted By philipus
Very nice one Yan. In what kind of (is it a)...

Very nice one Yan. In what kind of (is it a) car?
br
Philip
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-16-2015
Replies: 20
Views: 3,096
Posted By philipus
Cal, will adding time like this really make a...

Cal, will adding time like this really make a difference in Diafine? I'm just asking, being curious, as I have yet to develop my first roll in it.

br
Philip
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 07-14-2015
Replies: 17
Views: 2,534
Posted By philipus
I come a bit late to the party but fwiw here are...

I come a bit late to the party but fwiw here are my thoughts. It's a very good camera. I bought mine used in 2000. It had been used heavily by a press photographer during three years (since 1997)....
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-13-2015
Replies: 4,615
Views: 1,314,232
Posted By philipus
https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3826/19554197232_2c...

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TTL 50/1.4 Asph Velvia 100
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