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Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 09-12-2019
Replies: 56
Views: 3,675
Posted By donkee
I'll be starting to mix my own soon. I figure...

I'll be starting to mix my own soon. I figure with the way Kodak has been just figure they will discontinue everything that we like the most......

I mix up parts of my B&W positive chemistry and...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 09-05-2019
Replies: 31
Views: 1,806
Posted By donkee
I have a 200mm f2.8 that I used in the old days...

I have a 200mm f2.8 that I used in the old days for newspaper work. It, along with me, took a few hits at sporting events. It has a ding in it so no filters will screw in and the front element has...
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-05-2019
Replies: 9,251
Views: 926,375
Posted By donkee
I picked up a Kodak Jiffy Six-20 in beautiful...

I picked up a Kodak Jiffy Six-20 in beautiful shape in a Kodak leather case that is in very good condition. I have it loaded up now hoping to have some time to use it....
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 09-05-2019
Replies: 31
Views: 1,806
Posted By donkee
As I prepare to downsize the SLR collection the...

As I prepare to downsize the SLR collection the OM system is what I will keep and build on. The bodies (3) are going in for overhauls to CamTech so that they outlast me (hopefully). I'll keep the...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 08-30-2019
Replies: 36
Views: 2,278
Posted By donkee
I started in the late 70's with a Minolta SLR and...

I started in the late 70's with a Minolta SLR and years later when I developed my first roll of film and printed it, I was forever hooked. I have worked on computers for about 4 years for EDS, and...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 08-22-2019
Replies: 25
Views: 1,183
Posted By donkee
I still have and use my C220 from my wedding...

I still have and use my C220 from my wedding photographer days. Used to shoot weddings with 220 film in that puppy and it never failed me. I picked up a C22 for the WLF a couple months back and other...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-20-2019
Replies: 103
Views: 3,323
Posted By donkee
tape on the bottom then when done the tape goes...

tape on the bottom then when done the tape goes back on the cassette since I bulk load, for processing. Medium format I have a Bronica SQ series the backs have the film slot thingy, the mamiya TLRs...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 08-19-2019
Replies: 2,758
Views: 813,339
Posted By donkee
I have 3 of them and even though they don't have...

I have 3 of them and even though they don't have some of the features I like on a camera I still really dig em'. When the collection is finally thinned they will remain.......
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-29-2019
Replies: 9,251
Views: 926,375
Posted By donkee
While looking around at a local thrift store I...

While looking around at a local thrift store I did a double take on the used junk electronic shelf and walked out with a very nice Ricoh "35" for $4.00. After my usual series of tests at the store I...
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 07-19-2019
Replies: 56
Views: 3,837
Posted By donkee
Interesting, I like the idea of having one of my...

Interesting, I like the idea of having one of my spare OMs setup to shoot instant proofs and giveaway pics on the spot.....
Forum: Half Frames / Subminiatures 07-16-2019
Replies: 57
Views: 9,593
Posted By donkee
I have 3 Minolta 16/16II cameras and a half dozen...

I have 3 Minolta 16/16II cameras and a half dozen cassettes. They are fun little snap shooters. I was developing my film in a cheesy yankee style tank but lucked out and found someone on fleabay that...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-09-2019
Replies: 182
Views: 7,331
Posted By donkee
Since Fuji stopped making instant pack film (that...

Since Fuji stopped making instant pack film (that I bought regularly) I haven't had any real need of anything from them. I buy Ilford fp4, hp5, Kentmere 100, and Kodak XX now. I'll be experimenting...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-07-2019
Replies: 15
Views: 742
Posted By donkee
Did you get out and shoot those fireworks?

Did you get out and shoot those fireworks?
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-02-2019
Replies: 15
Views: 742
Posted By donkee
The main reason I don't shoot fireworks much...

The main reason I don't shoot fireworks much these days. I have 2 Dobermans and one of them is terrified of fireworks so I stay home to make sure she is ok. My cat finds them (the dogs and fireworks)...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-02-2019
Replies: 15
Views: 742
Posted By donkee
Been a while since I shot fireworks but when I do...

Been a while since I shot fireworks but when I do I use 100 asa color slide, f16, shutter release, tripod, and shoot vertically. Position your camera in the vicinity and when the first couple go off...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-28-2019
Replies: 229
Views: 19,202
Posted By donkee
I just emailed them. Hopefully I'll have some...

I just emailed them. Hopefully I'll have some good news.

Thanks!!
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-28-2019
Replies: 229
Views: 19,202
Posted By donkee
I'd like to try out some ORWO UN54 but seems ORWO...

I'd like to try out some ORWO UN54 but seems ORWO USA is always out of the 400' rolls. I want to try reversal processing with it. For now I'll have to order a roll of N74 to play with thanks to the...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-23-2019
Replies: 9,251
Views: 926,375
Posted By donkee
It is a Knight 600 series. I checked it out and...

It is a Knight 600 series. I checked it out and tested a few tubes from an old radio. At $10.00 I almost felt like I was stealing it. Now I can go through the couple hatboxes of tubes I have, if I...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-22-2019
Replies: 9,251
Views: 926,375
Posted By donkee
Picked up another slide projector (Sawyer) with...

Picked up another slide projector (Sawyer) with 25 cubes/trays, and a suitcase tube tester from a couple estate sales.
Forum: RFF Polls 06-21-2019
Replies: 3,002
Views: 1,793,864
Posted By donkee
Finish testing my bessa folder and finishing up a...

Finish testing my bessa folder and finishing up a roll of Ilford B&W to try out reversal processing.
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 06-15-2019
Replies: 60
Views: 8,594
Posted By donkee
So everyone who takes a photo should use...

So everyone who takes a photo should use "professional" gear otherwise they are wasting their time? I guess 75% of us on the forum should take up basket weaving instead......
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 06-15-2019
Replies: 60
Views: 8,594
Posted By donkee
I have had a few kodak folders, down to just one...

I have had a few kodak folders, down to just one now a Vigilant 620. It actually is a pretty good camera that produces nice images the same as most of the other Kodaks I had. My 2 newest folders are...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-11-2019
Replies: 108
Views: 3,282
Posted By donkee
Tape is for the weak. Use a sharp object to gouge...

Tape is for the weak. Use a sharp object to gouge it off instead!

Found at an estate sale. The camera bag had documentation from a trip to Spain in the late...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-08-2019
Replies: 2,123
Views: 398,139
Posted By donkee
My 400' roll arrived a week ago. I have 6 36...

My 400' roll arrived a week ago. I have 6 36 exposure rolls ready to test but sadly it will be a couple more weeks before I'll be able to get out and start snap shooting.
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-05-2019
Replies: 35
Views: 922
Posted By donkee
Yep Got a bunch of 35mm gear to purge...........

Yep Got a bunch of 35mm gear to purge...........
Forum: Fixed Lens 35mm RF 06-03-2019
Replies: 42
Views: 13,810
Posted By donkee
I have one and really like the small size and it...

I have one and really like the small size and it does produce nice images. I put a seal kit in about 4 years ago and after it sat in a dry box with some other cameras for about 8 months, I opened it...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-01-2019
Replies: 9,251
Views: 926,375
Posted By donkee
Olympus OM-System S Zuiko 35-70mm f/4 and an...

Olympus OM-System S Zuiko 35-70mm f/4 and an Olympus OM-System E Zuiko AUTO-T 100mm f/2.8 for my Om-1, OM-1n, and OM10.

Plus 49mm and 72mm R72 filters to play around with some Rollei infrared.

Oh,...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 05-26-2019
Replies: 166
Views: 44,407
Posted By donkee
Here is where AI'll be sending my Canon...

Here is where AI'll be sending my Canon soon.

http://yyecamera.com/index.html
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 05-25-2019
Replies: 166
Views: 44,407
Posted By donkee
Here is my VI-T. It needs an overhaul so I have...

Here is my VI-T. It needs an overhaul so I have never shot a single frame through it. I'll have to send it out this summer. The lens needs a ding taken out also but for $5.00 I won't complain too...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-22-2019
Replies: 9,251
Views: 926,375
Posted By donkee
I am waiting on the f4 version of this lens. I am...

I am waiting on the f4 version of this lens. I am going to slap it on my OM10 as a bummin around camera. I have always been a fan of the 2 touch zoom lenses. To me they are much nicer than the...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-18-2019
Replies: 6
Views: 590
Posted By donkee
I ended up with a bulk loader labeled GAF 320 so...

I ended up with a bulk loader labeled GAF 320 so I wrapped it up and stuck it in the freezer. I am hoping to find it usable, but ya never know.
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 05-17-2019
Replies: 59
Views: 2,586
Posted By donkee
I use an L308 and a Minolta IVf (I love that...

I use an L308 and a Minolta IVf (I love that Minolta and have the spot attachment for it) if I can. Sometimes things just move too fast for a meter reading. I do mostly shoot film as I spend way too...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 05-16-2019
Replies: 24
Views: 1,810
Posted By donkee
My last batch was a free Beseler 23c with extras...

My last batch was a free Beseler 23c with extras that I cleaned up and fixed a couple minor problems. I checked around and found a young lady that wanted to start a darkroom so I stopped by and...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 05-16-2019
Replies: 24
Views: 1,810
Posted By donkee
If anyone in mid michigan wants to dump darkroom...

If anyone in mid michigan wants to dump darkroom gear just holler. When I pickup stuff like that anything I can't use goes to others that can use it.
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 05-03-2019
Replies: 10
Views: 826
Posted By donkee
I would be happy with a 4x5 film conversion....

I would be happy with a 4x5 film conversion. Maybe ending up with the two of them is a cosmic thing. Possibly one for traditional peel apart and another for 4x5. I am quite interested in the One...
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 05-03-2019
Replies: 10
Views: 826
Posted By donkee
The future of my Polaroid 180 and 195

20 years ago I got my first useful Polaroid, a 180, in a box of gear that I bought for $50. The only problem is a broken glass cover in the viewfinder. I used it and had fun then put it away for a...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 06-12-2014
Replies: 2,016
Views: 620,680
Posted By donkee
http://media.tumblr.com/84b3d5beb163f6554dbfa8143e...

http://media.tumblr.com/84b3d5beb163f6554dbfa8143e4a0663/tumblr_inline_n22qcpglP81s6unix.jpg

Grabbed this one of my son and his new wife on his wedding day at the courthouse.

Mamiya C220 80mm f:2.8
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 06-12-2014
Replies: 54
Views: 4,396
Posted By donkee
Pretty soon everything you are "supposed" to do...

Pretty soon everything you are "supposed" to do will be beamed to the little electronic device.

Why think when a machine can do that for you.
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-08-2014
Replies: 9,251
Views: 926,375
Posted By donkee
Weird, I picked up a Bell & Howell Canon Canonet...

Weird, I picked up a Bell & Howell Canon Canonet 19 from the thrift store yesterday.

The last few weeks have been the "Canon Weeks"

Last weekend I picked up the Canon VI-T, Canonet QL17 (1965...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 06-03-2014
Replies: 51
Views: 22,510
Posted By donkee
I'm going to be shipping off my newly acquired...

I'm going to be shipping off my newly acquired Canon VI-T to be overhauled. Good to see all the positive comments. The Canon will be in good hands.
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-02-2014
Replies: 13
Views: 1,412
Posted By donkee
I made half a dozen corn muffins one morning and...

I made half a dozen corn muffins one morning and left them on top of the stove to cool. I got stuck working with a customer for about an hour. When I finally was free to go enjoy a muffin, I found...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-28-2014
Replies: 9,251
Views: 926,375
Posted By donkee
I did see an Argus C4 last weekend at a garage...

I did see an Argus C4 last weekend at a garage sale. It seemed to be in good working order but the guy running the sale was really proud of it. At $100.00 it was a little over priced for me.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-28-2014
Replies: 25
Views: 3,233
Posted By donkee
No Kodak for me, Ilford is all I use these days.

No Kodak for me, Ilford is all I use these days.
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-26-2014
Replies: 9,251
Views: 926,375
Posted By donkee
My newest are a Canon QL17 and a Canon VI-T. Pics...

My newest are a Canon QL17 and a Canon VI-T. Pics tomorrow.

Quick pics as promised.

http://media.tumblr.com/fe960fa55d5536bfdcc706fbf385e309/tumblr_inline_n68fy0KvzQ1s6unix.jpg
Canon VI-T with...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 05-24-2014
Replies: 6
Views: 2,432
Posted By donkee
Archlich, Thanks for the recommendation!

Archlich, Thanks for the recommendation!
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 05-24-2014
Replies: 6
Views: 2,432
Posted By donkee
Canon rangefinder repair

While cruising the local garage sales yesterday I picked up a couple Canons.

1st is a Canonet QL17 that seems to be working fine except maybe the meter. I'll have to clean the contacts a bit more...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 03-07-2014
Replies: 12
Views: 2,081
Posted By donkee
In a couple weeks I am going to start...

In a couple weeks I am going to start experimenting with PolyPanF and the Ilford B&W reversdal guide. I have a bunch of PolyPanF so might as well start there. I'll treat it like PanF and see what...
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 03-01-2014
Replies: 70
Views: 12,769
Posted By donkee
I have a Mamiya C220 and a Bronica SQ-a. I like...

I have a Mamiya C220 and a Bronica SQ-a. I like both of them and use them equally.

Also nestled in my collection are some Agfe Isolettes and Kodak folders. They are fun to use and actually do a...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-25-2014
Replies: 17
Views: 2,690
Posted By donkee
Another recommendation for Ilford. I used to be...

Another recommendation for Ilford.

I used to be a Kodak only user but they dumped the films I used and upped prices.

Ilford is good stuff and reasonably priced.
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 01-09-2014
Replies: 10
Views: 2,161
Posted By donkee
I have developed a bunch of film from cameras I...

I have developed a bunch of film from cameras I picked up, rolls found in the attic left by the previous owners, etc.

Best results have been with HC110.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-07-2014
Replies: 23
Views: 2,418
Posted By donkee
I don't know about anywhere else but last time I...

I don't know about anywhere else but last time I bought bulk HP5 from B&H I could get 3 100" rolls for a hair more than 2x 100" rolls of Tri-X.

One of many reasons I don't use Kodak these days
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-29-2013
Replies: 9,251
Views: 926,375
Posted By donkee
I just picked up another Beseler 23c and a couple...

I just picked up another Beseler 23c and a couple boxes of darkroom misc. Got another safelight, paper safe, timer, and other goodies.

I'll probably need to get rid of a 23c soon if anyone in the...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-17-2013
Replies: 15
Views: 1,335
Posted By donkee
I do the same thing with blue painter tape. I...

I do the same thing with blue painter tape. I write the film info on the tape and stick it to the cassette. When I load it in the camera the tape goes somewhere on the camera. When the roll is...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-05-2013
Replies: 17
Views: 1,626
Posted By donkee
That is the way to go. A test roll loaded in...

That is the way to go. A test roll loaded in daylight over and over again till you get it.

My girlfriend's son wanted to try developing some film saying he wanted to do it from beginning to end. I...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-03-2013
Replies: 9,251
Views: 926,375
Posted By donkee
This week, 10 packs Fuji FB-3000b (gotta get a...

This week,

10 packs Fuji FB-3000b (gotta get a lot more than that since there will be no more)

8 packs Fuji FP-100c (most likely will be discontinued soon too)

Agfa Jsorette (the bakelite top...
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 11-27-2013
Replies: 16
Views: 2,887
Posted By donkee
The 180s are way up there for a Polaroid camera....

The 180s are way up there for a Polaroid camera. I wouldn't have the one I do if it hadn't been in a box full of cool old stuff I bought for $50 years ago. Even had a Camerz long roll camera in that...
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 11-27-2013
Replies: 16
Views: 2,887
Posted By donkee
If you want a polaroid camera that gives you some...

If you want a polaroid camera that gives you some control take a look at the 180 and 195 models. You have manual shutter speed and aperture settings. I have the 180 and love it. They aren't cheap...
Forum: Film vs Digital 11-27-2013
Replies: 7
Views: 1,464
Posted By donkee
Just my opinion but If you use digital you are a...

Just my opinion but

If you use digital you are a video maker, not a film maker.

Please change "film industry" to "video industry"

:-)
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 11-27-2013
Replies: 577
Views: 86,446
Posted By donkee
I'll probably pickup the Harmon paper after the...

I'll probably pickup the Harmon paper after the first of the year. If I remember right you can work with it under a red safe light. That would make the trimming and the loading into the film pack...
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 11-26-2013
Replies: 577
Views: 86,446
Posted By donkee
I noticed too when I hopped on the B&H site that...

I noticed too when I hopped on the B&H site that the 3000B was back in stock and 50% higher than when they ran out about 10 days ago. I ordered 10 packs from Freestyle. Bad form from B&H.

I'll keep...
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-12-2013
Replies: 9,251
Views: 926,375
Posted By donkee
While looking through the "junk wall" at my...

While looking through the "junk wall" at my favorite camera store I found this.
Quite a lucky find since I am gearing up to whip up chemistry for B&W transparencies and Pyrocat-HD developer. It could...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-07-2013
Replies: 1,589
Views: 203,852
Posted By donkee
Sasha, the coon hound/boxer mix. Adopted her in...

Sasha, the coon hound/boxer mix. Adopted her in may 2013.

http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3667/10724126014_487b4aa0e4.jpg

Pentax K1000 75-150mm
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-04-2013
Replies: 9,251
Views: 926,375
Posted By donkee
I picked up another at the local SA. A Minolta...

I picked up another at the local SA. A Minolta Maxxum 7000 with 50mm f/1.7 for $15. I bought it for the lens but the body is in great shape and tested fine. Never actually considered one in the past...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-20-2013
Replies: 9,251
Views: 926,375
Posted By donkee
Yesterday I grabbed a Kodak carousel 850H slide...

Yesterday I grabbed a Kodak carousel 850H slide projector with remote, stack loader, and zoom lens for a whole 10 bux. It all works too!
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 10-10-2013
Replies: 21
Views: 3,319
Posted By donkee
I have a few cameras and can do some basic...

I have a few cameras and can do some basic repair. Holler if you need a hand.
Forum: Yashica RF 10-08-2013
Replies: 337
Views: 101,611
Posted By donkee
Quick shot for the blog of my new to me Yashica...

Quick shot for the blog of my new to me Yashica YK.

http://media.tumblr.com/89860a577398a8c391dd8fd28253ecad/tumblr_inline_muct0iVkaj1s6unix.jpg
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-07-2013
Replies: 9,251
Views: 926,375
Posted By donkee
The camera gawds are with me again. Found a...

The camera gawds are with me again. Found a really nice Yashica YK with an old roll of Kodachrome II in it at the SA store for 9.99. Popped out the film after rewinding it into the cassette and...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 09-27-2013
Replies: 242
Views: 41,190
Posted By donkee
So far my orders from him have come through...

So far my orders from him have come through pretty quickly. There was one time though it was almost 2 months. Fingers crossed
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 09-26-2013
Replies: 242
Views: 41,190
Posted By donkee
Erik, thanks for bringing up this topic again. I...

Erik, thanks for bringing up this topic again. I need to order a kit from them and forgot all about it! :-)
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 09-10-2013
Replies: 96
Views: 8,394
Posted By donkee
I'll carry one with me unless traveling or if I...

I'll carry one with me unless traveling or if I am photographing something important, then 2 bodies go with me.

Once in a while I'll carry two bodies one with color and one with B&W, not often...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 09-09-2013
Replies: 36
Views: 3,334
Posted By donkee
I really like my Minolta XE-7, XD-5, and XD-11. ...

I really like my Minolta XE-7, XD-5, and XD-11.

The XE is a pretty hefty camera, one of the reasons I like it so much. MC and MD lenses are not very expensive unless you want some of the more...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-03-2013
Replies: 89
Views: 11,837
Posted By donkee
Once Plus-X and E-6 films are back I'll be...

Once Plus-X and E-6 films are back I'll be buying.

For now Fuji and Ilford take care of my film needs.

I tried Foma/Arista but not what I am looking for. I don't use color print film much...
Forum: RFF Polls 08-22-2013
Replies: 189
Views: 29,807
Posted By donkee
You can still find expired portra on places like...

You can still find expired portra on places like fleabay. There is a transparency film available in 100" rolls. AGFA Avipho chrome 200 from wittner cinetec. The stuff right from them has been getting...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-15-2013
Replies: 158
Views: 11,538
Posted By donkee
http://media.tumblr.com/946b62fc6ad83d71f1187d8594...

http://media.tumblr.com/946b62fc6ad83d71f1187d85946021c9/tumblr_inline_msymjpHu8U1qz4rgp.jpg

My son in '95' after he started fishing around in my camera bag and grabbed a roll of Kodak 120 film. I...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-15-2013
Replies: 462
Views: 64,611
Posted By donkee
I grabbed this while testing a new to me Sears...

I grabbed this while testing a new to me Sears 35|rf.

http://media.tumblr.com/3c0bd0cc8a1a5659e03ab26fe254e8fb/tumblr_inline_mrklj2ErBK1qz4rgp.jpg
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 08-13-2013
Replies: 17
Views: 5,151
Posted By donkee
Old thread revival. I just picked one of these...

Old thread revival.

I just picked one of these up at a local camera store for a whole $5.00.

It looks like a nifty little machine. Can't wait to use it.

Thanks for the user guide it is very...
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-07-2013
Replies: 3,801
Views: 319,696
Posted By donkee
The closest is a Pentax K1000 with Pentax 50mm...

The closest is a Pentax K1000 with Pentax 50mm f:2.0 and a Pentax 75-150mm f:4.0 in a little lowepro bag.

Next closest is a Mamiya C220 with 135mm.
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-29-2013
Replies: 9,251
Views: 926,375
Posted By donkee
I found a Topcon UNI at the local Salvation Army....

I found a Topcon UNI at the local Salvation Army. $7.00 so I couldn't pass it up. In store testing of the shutter speeds and other functions looked good, and the glass is nice and clear.

Two knocks...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-26-2013
Replies: 9,251
Views: 926,375
Posted By donkee
I just picked up a Pentax-M 75-150 f4 for a whole...

I just picked up a Pentax-M 75-150 f4 for a whole 9 bux. Mint too!
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 07-12-2013
Replies: 40
Views: 6,215
Posted By donkee
Beseler 23C. Cheap on CL and actually you can...

Beseler 23C. Cheap on CL and actually you can find lens boards and neg carriers reasonable on fleabay if you keep an eye out for them.
Forum: RFF Polls 07-02-2013
Replies: 231
Views: 84,607
Posted By donkee
My favs are Tech Pan and Plus-X. Guess I am SOL...

My favs are Tech Pan and Plus-X. Guess I am SOL huh!

I prefer Ilford these days over Kodak. Can't really pin down a fav. I use FP4 and HP5. I and am about for give Pan F a shot.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-01-2013
Replies: 47
Views: 7,375
Posted By donkee
these days if I shoot e-6 it goes to the local...

these days if I shoot e-6 it goes to the local walmart.

Color print film goes to Burrell Colour. I used to use them for my wedding prints and kid sports pics. They did a good job and were...
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 06-26-2013
Replies: 40
Views: 4,730
Posted By donkee
The only time I record such info is when testing...

The only time I record such info is when testing a new lens, body, or other gear. I just use 3x5 index cards. Write the info down (camera, lens, etc) and take a shot of the card.

Other than that I...
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 09-14-2012
Replies: 24
Views: 6,668
Posted By donkee
I think the problem with a 195 ( wonderful camera...

I think the problem with a 195 ( wonderful camera I must say) is that the OP doesn't want to spend a bunch on a camera for possible one time use.
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 09-13-2012
Replies: 24
Views: 6,668
Posted By donkee
I have one that might fit the bill. It is a pack...

I have one that might fit the bill. It is a pack film camera with a built in electronic flash.

The Keystone 60 Second Everflash model 800. It is layed out very much like a Polaroid Color Pack...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 07-16-2012
Replies: 53
Views: 15,551
Posted By donkee
Update: Finally popped back into this thread to...

Update:

Finally popped back into this thread to say that after 2.5 months the Hi-Matic 9 has been returned and tested. I have a couple more cameras to send off for repair to Mark.

It may take a...
Forum: RFF Polls 07-03-2012
Replies: 189
Views: 29,807
Posted By donkee
I wish I could find color slide in 100' rolls...

I wish I could find color slide in 100' rolls these days. I could order MPF from Kodak for $475 for a 400ft roll but she would scream bloody murder.
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 06-22-2012
Replies: 21
Views: 2,299
Posted By donkee
I respool 120 on to 620 spools all the time. It...

I respool 120 on to 620 spools all the time. It is easy enough with a little practice. It sounds like you really want to run that roll through again so I say just do it!
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 06-07-2012
Replies: 30
Views: 5,624
Posted By donkee
They are great cameras and built to last. If you...

They are great cameras and built to last. If you do get one I don't think you will be disappointed.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-23-2012
Replies: 36
Views: 3,204
Posted By donkee
Too much? maybe you should send me some. I'll...

Too much? maybe you should send me some. I'll help use it up for ya!
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 05-10-2012
Replies: 242
Views: 41,190
Posted By donkee
It took about a month to get my Minolta XD kit....

It took about a month to get my Minolta XD kit. It was worth the wait though. My XD-11 is looking great once again wearing black Griptac!

The only problem I have now is what to order for the...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 04-24-2012
Replies: 7
Views: 1,577
Posted By donkee
I can't tell you about the focusing screen but...

I can't tell you about the focusing screen but can say that I placed and order with cameraleather on 3/30 and haven't heard a word about it yet. I emailed today for a status. Got an XD-11 sitting...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 04-16-2012
Replies: 29
Views: 3,250
Posted By donkee
That is why I never post images except for family...

That is why I never post images except for family gathering shots on facebook.

I shot a job for a university one time and the head photographer took credit for all of my photos. It was a pretty big...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 04-14-2012
Replies: 53
Views: 15,551
Posted By donkee
I sent Mark my Hi-Matic 9 for repair. Sticky...

I sent Mark my Hi-Matic 9 for repair. Sticky shutter and a good cleaning. It has been about 2 weeks but I have no worries since I have enough cameras around here. I'll update once it has been...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-09-2012
Replies: 13
Views: 2,140
Posted By donkee
Been getting away from Kodak myself. They have...

Been getting away from Kodak myself. They have discontinued all but 1 of the films that I use. Now they jack the price up. Ilford and Fuji are all I use anymore.......

Figures Kodak would take one...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 02-07-2012
Replies: 4
Views: 2,164
Posted By donkee
They repaired my Minolta IVf and since I was...

They repaired my Minolta IVf and since I was already sending that in I put an old GE pr-1 in the box. They took care of that too!

Great work and speedy!
Forum: Other RF 01-16-2012
Replies: 45
Views: 6,181
Posted By donkee
I have SRTs, Hi-Matics, XDs, a couple Min 16s,...

I have SRTs, Hi-Matics, XDs, a couple Min 16s, movie cameras, and a couple 5XIs.

I shot professionally with Minoltas years ago and never had a single complaint and they never let me down.

I MAY...
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 01-10-2012
Replies: 20
Views: 3,090
Posted By donkee
I am happy that you are considering keeping and...

I am happy that you are considering keeping and using it. I have a stripped down baby speed that I love taking out every now and then. Would be more often that that but working for a living just...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 01-10-2012
Replies: 4
Views: 1,320
Posted By donkee
When my bellows started coming off I went to the...

When my bellows started coming off I went to the auto store and picked up some black double sided trim tape. That stuff has been holding just fine. Was about $6 for a roll and I had enough to do...
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-04-2012
Replies: 127
Views: 15,651
Posted By donkee
I will kinda miss Kodak but they already...

I will kinda miss Kodak but they already discontinued my favorite films and papers. The only thing left is tri-x and it is/was only a matter of time for it to go.
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 12-22-2011
Replies: 28
Views: 5,664
Posted By donkee
I would be interested in a replacement for my...

I would be interested in a replacement for my Grandmother's Kodak. Can you PM details when you got em?

Thanks!
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