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Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 01-28-2009
Replies: 54
Views: 4,919
Posted By Nh3
Ruben was pissed with me for getting his Julies...

Ruben was pissed with me for getting his Julies Caesar thread locked so he took out his anger on this thread.

The funny thing was to see Ruben with his intellectual pretentious suddenly being so...
Forum: Off Topic 01-28-2009
Replies: 45
Views: 3,983
Posted By Nh3
There is a feature in photoshop called unsharp...

There is a feature in photoshop called unsharp mask...
Forum: Off Topic 01-28-2009
Replies: 45
Views: 3,983
Posted By Nh3
Its not his fault, his a engineer by profession...

Its not his fault, his a engineer by profession and what looks like boring boulders, rubble and a public toilet with no photogenic values whatsoever to us, to him it has structure and the symmetry...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-27-2009
Replies: 75
Views: 12,664
Posted By Nh3
That's a great idea. Lets do it!

That's a great idea. Lets do it!
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 01-27-2009
Replies: 11
Views: 1,958
Posted By Nh3
If you want to get entangled in the "no pod" and...

If you want to get entangled in the "no pod" and fall face down to the ground and break your arm and your Leica then by all means. Secondly, please don't buy a Y-Strap its extremely nerdy.
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 01-27-2009
Replies: 54
Views: 4,919
Posted By Nh3
I checked your flicker images and i forgive...

I checked your flicker images and i forgive you...

lol
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 01-27-2009
Replies: 54
Views: 4,919
Posted By Nh3
Ruben, in the words of Julies Caesar, "I came, I...

Ruben, in the words of Julies Caesar, "I came, I saw, I pressed the shutter!"
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 01-27-2009
Replies: 44
Views: 2,839
Posted By Nh3
This is a very lonely place, thats why I like it.

This is a very lonely place, thats why I like it.
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 01-27-2009
Replies: 44
Views: 2,839
Posted By Nh3
I have a strong desire for solitude and...

I have a strong desire for solitude and photography provides that outlet.

So, I photograph for selfish reasons, for me.
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 01-27-2009
Replies: 207
Views: 33,194
Posted By Nh3
Its not me that you're angry with, its your own...

Its not me that you're angry with, its your own "shadow", some repressed thoughts which is related to digital/film photos.

I won't even comment on your photos because I'm indifferent to your...
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 01-27-2009
Replies: 207
Views: 33,194
Posted By Nh3
My gallery is mostly digital photos....

My gallery is mostly digital photos. lol

Actually, I have reached a stage where I won't even discuss digital photography in a serious manner anymore.

The film vs digital battles have been fought...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-27-2009
Replies: 21
Views: 1,696
Posted By Nh3
Well, if you miss Toronto so much, look for a job...

Well, if you miss Toronto so much, look for a job here and move back.

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/../photopost/data/7667/DSC_0276.jpg
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 01-27-2009
Replies: 207
Views: 33,194
Posted By Nh3
Not at all, as someone who was once caught in...

Not at all, as someone who was once caught in this circle of digital upgrade myself I just like to point out the pattern so people take notice.

I have a Nikon D200 and its a great digital SLR.
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-27-2009
Replies: 19
Views: 1,934
Posted By Nh3
There is a difference between rioting over taxes...

There is a difference between rioting over taxes and rioting over "ideals".
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-27-2009
Replies: 19
Views: 1,934
Posted By Nh3
No matter how many of their rights are curtailed,...

No matter how many of their rights are curtailed, the British will never revolt. They will complain and shake their heads but they'll never do anything about it...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-27-2009
Replies: 21
Views: 1,696
Posted By Nh3
This is a view of Toronto's skyline and I live...

This is a view of Toronto's skyline and I live here. Toronto is the most hated city in all of Canada...

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/../photopost/data/7600/TO_Skyline.jpg
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-26-2009
Replies: 33
Views: 2,219
Posted By Nh3
"Human, alas, all too...

"Human, alas, all too human!"

-Nietzsche
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 01-26-2009
Replies: 54
Views: 4,919
Posted By Nh3
D76 is the classic "soap" and somehow it gives...

D76 is the classic "soap" and somehow it gives acceptable results with all the films. Rodinal on the other hand is a far more mysterious and enigmatic developer and in IMO the best developer for...
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 01-26-2009
Replies: 207
Views: 33,194
Posted By Nh3
Goodbye Panasonic G1, welcome Sigma DP2, and the...

Goodbye Panasonic G1, welcome Sigma DP2, and the saga of flavor-of-the-month digital camera continues...
Forum: RFF Polls 01-26-2009
Replies: 141
Views: 26,733
Posted By Nh3
The Greeks were far ahead in some...

The Greeks were far ahead in some respects...

Narcissus: http://mythology.sgu.ru/mythology/gallery/karavajo/2/narciss2.jpg
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 01-25-2009
Replies: 17
Views: 1,598
Posted By Nh3
I have lived in New Delhi India for a few years...

I have lived in New Delhi India for a few years and this was before I begun to get serious about photography... Anyway, sometimes I wonder if I go back to India how would I photograph - what i would...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 01-25-2009
Replies: 232
Views: 48,222
Posted By Nh3
I think most amateurs are too shy to take out...

I think most amateurs are too shy to take out their meter on the street and take a reading. I say that because I was like at as well.
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 01-25-2009
Replies: 54
Views: 4,919
Posted By Nh3
There is one major issue with Tri-X, which is not...

There is one major issue with Tri-X, which is not likely to be encountered by a lot of amateurs, but this so called 'problem' is that Tri-X makes everything look beauitful.
Forum: RFF Polls 01-24-2009
Replies: 141
Views: 26,733
Posted By Nh3
We're all victims of our own...

We're all victims of our own psychology...








:p
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 01-24-2009
Replies: 17
Views: 1,495
Posted By Nh3
The second picture is great but for a totally...

The second picture is great but for a totally different reason. Its one of the best surrealistic shots I have seen in this forum.

A naked man with a pot belly, standing in a giant-like pasture over...
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 01-24-2009
Replies: 27
Views: 3,043
Posted By Nh3
I'm surprised no one has mentioned Robert Frank's...

I'm surprised no one has mentioned Robert Frank's The Americans.
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 01-24-2009
Replies: 17
Views: 1,495
Posted By Nh3
Emotional detachment is not the solution, I was...

Emotional detachment is not the solution, I was talking about controlling and reigning in emotions so the task of taking competent photos is not compromised.

The first task of a photographer is to...
Forum: RFF Polls 01-24-2009
Replies: 141
Views: 26,733
Posted By Nh3
Its a sure sign that you're [person with self...

Its a sure sign that you're [person with self portrait as an avatar] an extrovert.
Forum: Off Topic 01-23-2009
Replies: 23
Views: 1,570
Posted By Nh3
Very funny.

Very funny.
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 01-23-2009
Replies: 17
Views: 1,495
Posted By Nh3
Did you use the R3A meter? If so that explains...

Did you use the R3A meter? If so that explains the underexposure because the camera's meter was fooled by the white (?) walls and thought it was a bright place. You should have overexposed by at...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-23-2009
Replies: 69
Views: 4,438
Posted By Nh3
Thom's website is by far the best place to get...

Thom's website is by far the best place to get concise information on Nikon SLRs, for example: http://www.bythom.com/Bodies.htm
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-23-2009
Replies: 69
Views: 4,438
Posted By Nh3
Just to let you know that F100 is loud like a...

Just to let you know that F100 is loud like a Ferrari (in a nice way) it has the same sound that you hear from press conferences. It auto focuses and forwards the film with sheer violence.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-23-2009
Replies: 69
Views: 4,438
Posted By Nh3
I have a F100 and a N80. F100 has great AF and...

I have a F100 and a N80.

F100 has great AF and it meters flawlessly but its big and can be conspicuous.

N80 is more compact and it meters flawlessly like F100 but its AF is weak and its viewfinder...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 01-21-2009
Replies: 50
Views: 3,253
Posted By Nh3
Its absolutely a political thread.

Its absolutely a political thread.
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 01-21-2009
Replies: 50
Views: 3,253
Posted By Nh3
I think he did. The historical precedent is...

I think he did.

The historical precedent is incorrect. Ceaser rose to power because he controlled many legions of the Roman army and conquered most of western Europe, thus considering himself the...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 01-21-2009
Replies: 50
Views: 3,253
Posted By Nh3
Alright, since you're so eager to make amends for...

Alright, since you're so eager to make amends for your previous shenanigans, I shall reply.

"Stupid little camera" was simply a ploy to express an opinion - actually a superstition born out of...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-21-2009
Replies: 347
Views: 118,771
Posted By Nh3
How about C41 film and stand development? I have...

How about C41 film and stand development?

I have a few rolls of C41 color film and I will not pay for them to be developed in lab. They shall meet their demise in the dark and slippery heart of...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 01-21-2009
Replies: 50
Views: 3,253
Posted By Nh3
Since I'm a history buff as well I'll give it a...

Since I'm a history buff as well I'll give it a try.

Ruben is comparing Obama to Ceaser and by doing so his speculating on Obama's immediate downfall by "some means" which I won't speculate upon for...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 01-20-2009
Replies: 50
Views: 3,253
Posted By Nh3
What the hell that really means? Is that some...

What the hell that really means? Is that some sort of nefarious implied jab at Obama?

This guy can be dismissed for his stoned threads but sometimes its hard not to get annoyed with his personal...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 01-20-2009
Replies: 50
Views: 3,253
Posted By Nh3
This rant was pretty mediocre. First of all the...

This rant was pretty mediocre.

First of all the primitive tribal notion of us and them applied to photography is against the spirit of photography and secondly to disparage people for trying to...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 01-20-2009
Replies: 21
Views: 1,693
Posted By Nh3
Put away the digital cameras and shoot a few...

Put away the digital cameras and shoot a few rolls of film.

For example the anti-depressant properties of Tri-X has been known for quite sometime now...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-20-2009
Replies: 17
Views: 992
Posted By Nh3
http://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/attachment....

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=66965&stc=1&d=1232466748


capitalk, I used to dislike Toronto but the more i went around photographing her the more i begun to...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-20-2009
Replies: 17
Views: 992
Posted By Nh3
http://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/attachment....

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=66963&stc=1&d=1232465553



Toronto's weather for this week:...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 01-19-2009
Replies: 21
Views: 1,693
Posted By Nh3
Don't try to be original, be yourself.

Don't try to be original, be yourself.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-19-2009
Replies: 76
Views: 5,817
Posted By Nh3
This statement is true the same way that similar...

This statement is true the same way that similar statments could be considred true such as, don't cheap out on computer monitor, shoes, fixer etc...

But applying the same statement when it comes to...
Forum: Optics Theory - 01-17-2009
Replies: 97
Views: 6,759
Posted By Nh3
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a6Acigj8isc

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a6Acigj8isc
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-16-2009
Replies: 48
Views: 4,434
Posted By Nh3
With mechanical Nikon SLRs every press of the...

With mechanical Nikon SLRs every press of the shutter is a thrill, because it feels so convincing and you literally feel the mechanical heart of the camera at work. Every time you 'fire' and rewind,...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-15-2009
Replies: 48
Views: 4,434
Posted By Nh3
there is one in the classified for $500.

there is one in the classified for $500.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-15-2009
Replies: 7
Views: 996
Posted By Nh3
Evil SLRs usually shine in these sort of...

Evil SLRs usually shine in these sort of situations.

Nikon F100, Sigma 20/1.8, HP5+ in D76.

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=66846&stc=1&d=1232063171
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-15-2009
Replies: 62
Views: 3,697
Posted By Nh3
These people look the way they should look and...

These people look the way they should look and these quirky portraits makes them look more approachable... Interestingly none of them have that look of a "potential war criminal"...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-15-2009
Replies: 35
Views: 2,766
Posted By Nh3
I don't get this whole obsession with durability,...

I don't get this whole obsession with durability, whats the point of something durable if its not reliable...? And the way Leica owners pamper and store their Leicas of course they'll stay intact for...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-15-2009
Replies: 15
Views: 1,596
Posted By Nh3
Nikon's naming is still subtle and understated...

Nikon's naming is still subtle and understated compared to Canon's which sound like they were conceived by someone working for Gillette.

Rebel XTI!

Seriously...
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-15-2009
Replies: 62
Views: 3,697
Posted By Nh3
Very interesting but I cannot stand that New York...

Very interesting but I cannot stand that New York times lady who talks nonstop in a very annoying tone.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-15-2009
Replies: 35
Views: 2,766
Posted By Nh3
We need all the Leica snobs that we can get....

We need all the Leica snobs that we can get. That's the only way to assure price stability on our Leicas when we finally decide to sell them.

But to share a dirty little secret - my Bessa R3M makes...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-14-2009
Replies: 9
Views: 937
Posted By Nh3
The best part is that you're still enthusiastic...

The best part is that you're still enthusiastic about photography after all these years and you still experiment.

This is in stark contrast to some of those "photo-experts" who like to preach from...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 01-13-2009
Replies: 29
Views: 2,540
Posted By Nh3
I worked on personal project photographing...

I worked on personal project photographing Tibetan protests during summer Olympics. After a while not only i got bored of the whole thing, i became cynical and conflicted about the project and ended...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-13-2009
Replies: 90
Views: 6,548
Posted By Nh3
Btw, I live in Toronto so you better stay away...

Btw, I live in Toronto so you better stay away from my territory! :D


But seriously, Montreal is uncharted territory and you also have access to northern Quebec which is subarctic. Read about it,...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-13-2009
Replies: 90
Views: 6,548
Posted By Nh3
Montreal. :)

Montreal. :)
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-13-2009
Replies: 90
Views: 6,548
Posted By Nh3
For goodness sake, I was simply giving him some...

For goodness sake, I was simply giving him some tips on framing. I did not say its a bad shot and it will not work for everybody...

People like pictures of door knobs as well, that does not make...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-13-2009
Replies: 90
Views: 6,548
Posted By Nh3
Paris is most cliched city in the world. No...

Paris is most cliched city in the world. No matter how good your photos, people eventually will compare you to the greats who have covered that city.

Find new ground, new territory. :cool:
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-13-2009
Replies: 7
Views: 996
Posted By Nh3
I'm impressed, you have got a very undigital look...

I'm impressed, you have got a very undigital look out of that digital camera.

A lot of drama in all of the shots. Excellent work.
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 01-13-2009
Replies: 46
Views: 4,820
Posted By Nh3
Rockwell could be dismissed as an opportunist but...

Rockwell could be dismissed as an opportunist but he is taking a big risk by embracing film.

Most of the people who visit his blog are amateurs who use digital, if he alienate them with such...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 01-13-2009
Replies: 19
Views: 1,962
Posted By Nh3
Why would you use the camera with the cropped...

Why would you use the camera with the cropped sensor for wideangle?

But then again what do I know...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-13-2009
Replies: 90
Views: 6,548
Posted By Nh3
There are no golden rules to composition but what...

There are no golden rules to composition but what you can work on is framing.

framing is the act of what you include and leave from the 'frame', so go back to your pictures study them and think...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 01-12-2009
Replies: 52
Views: 5,687
Posted By Nh3
Ok, now that you brought Robert Frank in the...

Ok, now that you brought Robert Frank in the discussion over photoshop plugins and crappy digital sensors, I simply give up.

In another thread of crappy digital b&w conversions Robert Frank was used...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 01-12-2009
Replies: 22
Views: 1,675
Posted By Nh3
Color. The shoulder strap of the woman and the...

Color.

The shoulder strap of the woman and the face in the background makes the picture.

In b&w the kid looks evil.


fyi, I shoot 100% b&w these days.
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 01-12-2009
Replies: 52
Views: 5,687
Posted By Nh3
Alex Webb recently posted an essay of photos...

Alex Webb recently posted an essay of photos taken with an M8 during US election in some town in middle America. The photos were atrocious and compared to his work with Kodachrome the pictures looked...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 01-12-2009
Replies: 28
Views: 2,799
Posted By Nh3
remove the eye piece.

remove the eye piece.
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 01-11-2009
Replies: 20
Views: 1,437
Posted By Nh3
Place all of your strongest pictures in one...

Place all of your strongest pictures in one single gallery and forget about "people", "place"...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 01-10-2009
Replies: 43
Views: 3,603
Posted By Nh3
With digital there is no pride in workmanship....

With digital there is no pride in workmanship.

There is no craft, no need for careful and methodical approach and no sense of personal achievement.


So, for me to bust my behind and walk for hours...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-10-2009
Replies: 43
Views: 3,921
Posted By Nh3
Leica R6.2 vs. Nikon Fm2n? Why would you prefer...

Leica R6.2 vs. Nikon Fm2n?

Why would you prefer one over the other?
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 01-10-2009
Replies: 52
Views: 5,687
Posted By Nh3
Salgado is a great photographer but his not a...

Salgado is a great photographer but his not a superman so he cannot change the nature of light and meddle with laws of physics. Tri-X is capable to produce those kind of results - thats why people...
Forum: Digital Printers / Inks / Papers etc 01-10-2009
Replies: 83
Views: 7,815
Posted By Nh3
Canoscan 4200! :eek:

Canoscan 4200! :eek:
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 01-10-2009
Replies: 25
Views: 2,540
Posted By Nh3
Very impressive. The only thing missing is some...

Very impressive.

The only thing missing is some simple captions.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-09-2009
Replies: 17
Views: 992
Posted By Nh3
W/NW I miss summer

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=66701&stc=1&d=1231559150





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Forum: RFF Polls 01-09-2009
Replies: 17
Views: 1,057
Posted By Nh3
Never sell your first Leica.

Never sell your first Leica.
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 01-09-2009
Replies: 17
Views: 2,492
Posted By Nh3
I'm speculating but I think Davidson was inspired...

I'm speculating but I think Davidson was inspired by the movie The Warriors.
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 01-09-2009
Replies: 17
Views: 2,492
Posted By Nh3
My dream is do a project in new york. I will...

My dream is do a project in new york.

I will call it simply, New York Hysteria.
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 01-08-2009
Replies: 37
Views: 3,278
Posted By Nh3
I like rangefinders for three reasons. 1- their...

I like rangefinders for three reasons.

1- their viewfinder - everything in focus
2- quality of lenses available for them
3- they look passive and less intimidating
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 01-08-2009
Replies: 16
Views: 904
Posted By Nh3
Thanks Steve. I went out and used the camera...

Thanks Steve. I went out and used the camera today and I did not feel any difference. So, for now I'm going to hold on. I did not even check the local camera stores.

As a matter of fact, I was able...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 01-08-2009
Replies: 16
Views: 904
Posted By Nh3
Thank you so much. I'll check out the local...

Thank you so much. I'll check out the local stores and if I could not find it I'll let you know.
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 01-08-2009
Replies: 16
Views: 904
Posted By Nh3
B&H has them for $16 but the shipping would...

B&H has them for $16 but the shipping would be...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 01-08-2009
Replies: 16
Views: 904
Posted By Nh3
Thanks. I'll look around for a better deal - I...

Thanks. I'll look around for a better deal - I hate Vistek.
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 01-08-2009
Replies: 11
Views: 1,647
Posted By Nh3
Speaking of Trent Parke, he actually uses...

Speaking of Trent Parke, he actually uses photoshop for dodging and burning his scanned negatives (forgot the source).

Perhaps you could start with photoshop to practice and finalize the look, then...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 01-08-2009
Replies: 16
Views: 904
Posted By Nh3
Did you get it from Canada or US?

Did you get it from Canada or US?
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 01-08-2009
Replies: 16
Views: 904
Posted By Nh3
R3M rubber viewfinder frame

I just noticed that I have lost the rubber viewfinder frame on my R3M.

Without the frame it seems that flare becomes an issue in bright situations because the eye is very close to the finder.

I...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-07-2009
Replies: 26
Views: 2,834
Posted By Nh3
Perhaps a 28mm or even 20mm would have included...

Perhaps a 28mm or even 20mm would have included more of the confined space, adding to the feel and sense of the place.
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 01-07-2009
Replies: 11
Views: 1,647
Posted By Nh3
Professor Noimmunity, if I may be so impudent to...

Professor Noimmunity, if I may be so impudent to point out that what you're looking for is not exactly overexposure but high contrast, which can only be attained using dodging and burning. :p
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-07-2009
Replies: 4
Views: 1,059
Posted By Nh3
The timings are consistent with Agfa's official...

The timings are consistent with Agfa's official numbers.

try this if you want to be on the safe side.


D-76 1+3 400 27min @ 20c
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-07-2009
Replies: 4
Views: 1,059
Posted By Nh3
http://www.digitaltruth.com/chart/search_text.php?...

http://www.digitaltruth.com/chart/search_text.php?Film=APX%20400
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 01-06-2009
Replies: 16
Views: 1,557
Posted By Nh3
This is easy. Get a zoom lens 28-80mm equivalent...

This is easy. Get a zoom lens 28-80mm equivalent either on a film slr or a DSLR, shoot for a couple of months and then it will become clear to you which focal length you're drawn to.

If you're...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-06-2009
Replies: 18
Views: 1,337
Posted By Nh3
Spend that $5000 on a new project.

Spend that $5000 on a new project.
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 01-06-2009
Replies: 57
Views: 12,735
Posted By Nh3
I taped a piece of coffee filter around a 1"...

I taped a piece of coffee filter around a 1" bolt, then applied rubbing alcohol on it and cleaned the sensor of my D40.
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-05-2009
Replies: 93
Views: 4,939
Posted By Nh3
Film has not been outsourced yet which means its...

Film has not been outsourced yet which means its still cheap enough to make them in US/Japan/Germany. That is one option still left for film companies.
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-05-2009
Replies: 93
Views: 4,939
Posted By Nh3
I think some of the top photographers of today...

I think some of the top photographers of today would agree with me and that is not something I take for granted.

If film is good enough for Salgado, Alex Webb, Kudelka, Gibson, Erwitt and almost...
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-05-2009
Replies: 93
Views: 4,939
Posted By Nh3
I'm speaking of a purely digital work of art, a...

I'm speaking of a purely digital work of art, a masterpiece.
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-05-2009
Replies: 93
Views: 4,939
Posted By Nh3
I'm arguing here with a century of photography...

I'm arguing here with a century of photography heritage and numberless masterpieces to back me up and you're touting a ten-year-old technology which still cannot produce a decent human portrait....
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-05-2009
Replies: 93
Views: 4,939
Posted By Nh3
Computers are great for doing the mundane chores...

Computers are great for doing the mundane chores of daily life, banking, surfing the net etc...

But they can never replace our intrinsic drive for creativity, and creativity cannot be expressed...
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-05-2009
Replies: 93
Views: 4,939
Posted By Nh3
This is not a matter of faith vs. rational...

This is not a matter of faith vs. rational thought. Its a lot more simpler than that.

Any form of human activity performed with a computer program and the results produced in an electronic format...
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-05-2009
Replies: 93
Views: 4,939
Posted By Nh3
You're telling me that Nintendo Wii will stop...

You're telling me that Nintendo Wii will stop people from playing real tennis, or all racing car drivers would play the latest racing simulation on their PS3 and stop racing?

If by that logic you...
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-05-2009
Replies: 93
Views: 4,939
Posted By Nh3
Color film is dead, b&w is alive and even...

Color film is dead, b&w is alive and even recovering. I think more people are shooting b&w now than they did in 80s (just my opinion), the reason I say that is because Rodinal, Microphen all of those...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 01-03-2009
Replies: 24
Views: 2,456
Posted By Nh3
The last time I posted in this thread I said...

The last time I posted in this thread I said photography is like Jazz, you just play and there are no inherent reason as to why.

But that was a simplistic answer. Why do we really photograph, for...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-03-2009
Replies: 114
Views: 6,794
Posted By Nh3
... But why? You could also use a pinhole...

... But why?

You could also use a pinhole camera, shoot one handed or shoot with your eyes closed. There are many ways to make photography difficult, but why?

If you watch the famous recent...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 01-03-2009
Replies: 44
Views: 3,977
Posted By Nh3
I forgot, but its still very cheap compared to...

I forgot, but its still very cheap compared to buying Trix.
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-02-2009
Replies: 180
Views: 13,392
Posted By Nh3
Worried America. Simply outstanding.

Worried America.

Simply outstanding.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-02-2009
Replies: 111
Views: 8,528
Posted By Nh3
First of all it stops all those who are ready for...

First of all it stops all those who are ready for gear chat (as mentioned above)... And this is crucial for me because I can get distracted very fast and I try very hard to concentrate. Secondly it...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-02-2009
Replies: 111
Views: 8,528
Posted By Nh3
I don't think subconscious tells us anything to...

I don't think subconscious tells us anything to do, if that was the case it would the "conscious mind" not the "subconscious", get it? :)

Edit: instead of being a troll, try to take better pictures....
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-02-2009
Replies: 111
Views: 8,528
Posted By Nh3
Its also not fit for a tough guy on the street...

Its also not fit for a tough guy on the street image. Joe Peci, Tony Soprano, Dirty Harry, Rambo, Bruce Lee, Jet lee (maybe he will lol) none of these guys would carry a Leica.

:p
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-02-2009
Replies: 111
Views: 8,528
Posted By Nh3
When I take my Leica on the street I feel self...

When I take my Leica on the street I feel self conscious that people might think I'm a poser. This is despite the black tape all over its logos.

That disrupts my concentration and I take lousy...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 01-01-2009
Replies: 13
Views: 1,568
Posted By Nh3
I love those sort of situations, I actually enjoy...

I love those sort of situations, I actually enjoy the presence of other photographers, they give me a sense of security. Also with so many photographers around people start to get used to them so...
Forum: Yashica RF 01-01-2009
Replies: 10
Views: 883
Posted By Nh3
Get a light meter.

Get a light meter.
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 01-01-2009
Replies: 43
Views: 3,603
Posted By Nh3
Another ignored fact is that post processing is...

Another ignored fact is that post processing is extremely strenuous to the eyes. One has to look really hard to discern the differences after each action and also look constantly for long periods at...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 01-01-2009
Replies: 43
Views: 3,603
Posted By Nh3
I almost believed the post but the last few...

I almost believed the post but the last few sentences give it away.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-31-2008
Replies: 75
Views: 4,641
Posted By Nh3
I can describe the details on every picture in...

I can describe the details on every picture in The Americans by memory, so I could not help but offer my opinion and disagree with your statement above.


The first time I looked at The Americans, I...
Forum: RFF Polls 12-31-2008
Replies: 77
Views: 6,146
Posted By Nh3
I don't know a single photographer in real life...

I don't know a single photographer in real life which I like or admire. So, I have no one to talk photos with, share ideas, clash over ideas or learn from.

But recently I haven't learned much here...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-30-2008
Replies: 75
Views: 4,641
Posted By Nh3
Absolutely, here is the master himself speaking...

Absolutely, here is the master himself speaking briefly about The Americans - click on the image:

http://i33.photobucket.com/albums/d69/nh3nh4/th_da35ed95.jpg...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-30-2008
Replies: 23
Views: 2,042
Posted By Nh3
I'm sorry, but which Korea? lol

I'm sorry, but which Korea?

lol
Forum: Nikon RF 12-30-2008
Replies: 15
Views: 1,310
Posted By Nh3
Decision like this are made in the dark of night...

Decision like this are made in the dark of night with a bottle of scotch and listening to Complete in a Silent Way.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-30-2008
Replies: 111
Views: 8,528
Posted By Nh3
I'm tempted to say get a life but that would be...

I'm tempted to say get a life but that would be too generous... Carry on the way you're, your condition is my daily dose of schadenfreude.

edit: back to ignore bin where you belong.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-30-2008
Replies: 17
Views: 1,324
Posted By Nh3
well, its a lot of headache and in the end it...

well, its a lot of headache and in the end it will cost me more than i want to.

the purchase is not urgent and i also have been thinking about selling the m4-p and getting a r4m to widen my horizon...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-30-2008
Replies: 17
Views: 1,324
Posted By Nh3
monochromejrnl...

monochromejrnl (http://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/member.php?u=6337), thanks. comtec has a silver 28/3.5.

Well, since the 28/3.5 is not that easy to find, I'm willing to buy a used one ... i'm...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-29-2008
Replies: 17
Views: 1,324
Posted By Nh3
I think I'm going with 28mm f3.5 because the 25...

I think I'm going with 28mm f3.5 because the 25 f4 brings out the 35 framelines on M cameras.

thanks guys.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-29-2008
Replies: 17
Views: 1,324
Posted By Nh3
Thanks, that lens seems perfect for my need. Do...

Thanks, that lens seems perfect for my need.

Do you know where I can buy it in Toronto? Harry's pro shop does not carry this particular lens. He carries the CV 25mm f4 which is interesting as well...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-29-2008
Replies: 17
Views: 1,324
Posted By Nh3
I need a compact 28mm For M4-P

Its for b&w only and it does not have to be fast. The lens should be compact, black color and high contrast.

I'm also willing to go wide up to 24mm if I can get what I want.

Budget is under $500.
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 12-29-2008
Replies: 8
Views: 1,137
Posted By Nh3
Tri-X and Rodinal.

Tri-X and Rodinal.
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 12-29-2008
Replies: 46
Views: 4,617
Posted By Nh3
There is a simple reason for that. The lens is...

There is a simple reason for that. The lens is specifically designed and fine-tuned with G1's sensor characteristics in mind...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-28-2008
Replies: 93
Views: 5,253
Posted By Nh3
Street photography is like being a street...

Street photography is like being a street performer, you must know exactly what you're doing, otherwise people smell the fear and they'll destroy your motivation.
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 12-28-2008
Replies: 20
Views: 1,815
Posted By Nh3
I like the CV 40/1.4 SC so much I bought a camera...

I like the CV 40/1.4 SC so much I bought a camera for it - R3M.

Trix-Rodinal.

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/../photopost/data/7600/r3m-cv40sc.jpg
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 12-28-2008
Replies: 85
Views: 8,028
Posted By Nh3
the first digital P&S that I ever bought, died...

the first digital P&S that I ever bought, died recently. the sensor just went blank.

Anyway, I threw it away without a second thought.

My first film camera is in a box with silica gels and it is a...
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 12-28-2008
Replies: 85
Views: 8,028
Posted By Nh3
G1 will be old news by spring because G2 would...

G1 will be old news by spring because G2 would arrive with even more bells and whistles, but that would be overshadowed by 24 mp Canon G11, not to mention Lumix LX4 with 20/1.8 lens and usable ISO...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-28-2008
Replies: 111
Views: 8,528
Posted By Nh3
I went to shooting 100% film after being totally...

I went to shooting 100% film after being totally stressed out and burned-out with digital post processing...
Forum: RFF Polls 12-27-2008
Replies: 57
Views: 3,098
Posted By Nh3
Its not 2009 yet so make the most of it while you...

Its not 2009 yet so make the most of it while you can - vent! :D
Forum: RFF Polls 12-27-2008
Replies: 57
Views: 3,098
Posted By Nh3
Nature red in tooth and claw is the very essence...

Nature red in tooth and claw is the very essence of life. For one species to live, usually it must kill another species; thus maintaining the ecological balance which all life depend on.
Forum: RFF Polls 12-27-2008
Replies: 57
Views: 3,098
Posted By Nh3
Thanks. That's a great answer.

Thanks. That's a great answer.
Forum: RFF Polls 12-27-2008
Replies: 57
Views: 3,098
Posted By Nh3
Well, I'm not the greatest fan of humans but I...

Well, I'm not the greatest fan of humans but I think if a human being was brought up in complete isolation of human society and other human beings, he/she would be completely innocent.
Forum: RFF Polls 12-27-2008
Replies: 57
Views: 3,098
Posted By Nh3
The best way to approach psychology is through...

The best way to approach psychology is through philosophy. Once you have a clear understanding of an approach to metaphysics and logic then you can wonder into the swamp of psychology and not get...
Forum: RFF Polls 12-27-2008
Replies: 57
Views: 3,098
Posted By Nh3
I knew someone would say that. I'm not. I...

I knew someone would say that. I'm not.

I actually got into a fight once with a Scientology guy who was stopping me from photographing their headquarter here in Toronto.

Anyway, one of the reason...
Forum: RFF Polls 12-27-2008
Replies: 57
Views: 3,098
Posted By Nh3
Normal human social interaction? Why does...

Normal human social interaction?

Why does everything have to lead to freaking psychology - which is a pseudoscience anyway.


Nothing against you Gumby. :)
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 12-27-2008
Replies: 5
Views: 1,843
Posted By Nh3
Go for R3M. Mechanical shutter and no automation...

Go for R3M. Mechanical shutter and no automation but it has an excellent built-in meter. Its also slightly quieter compared to R3A.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-27-2008
Replies: 73
Views: 3,977
Posted By Nh3
The camera did not get you banned, it was your...

The camera did not get you banned, it was your lack of understanding that supermarkets are privet property and you need permission to photograph there.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-27-2008
Replies: 73
Views: 3,977
Posted By Nh3
[/LEFT] [/B] When peer-pressure becomes...

[/LEFT]
[/B]
When peer-pressure becomes intolerable and your own curiosity begins to gnaw at your peace of mind.
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 12-27-2008
Replies: 23
Views: 2,305
Posted By Nh3
Its interesting that you compared a whole...

Its interesting that you compared a whole continent against a tiny Island...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-26-2008
Replies: 481
Views: 75,949
Posted By Nh3
http://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/attachment....

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=66357&stc=1&d=1230326802




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Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 12-26-2008
Replies: 23
Views: 2,305
Posted By Nh3
Today I bought a brand new R3M. Why? My...

Today I bought a brand new R3M.

Why?

My M4-P's screen flares, its small and dingy compared to the R3M's lovely viewfinder and it feels awkward in my hand - like trying to take photos with a...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 12-26-2008
Replies: 40
Views: 5,986
Posted By Nh3
For Tri-X: The higher the contrast, the lower...

For Tri-X:

The higher the contrast, the lower the dilution and very gentle agitation.

For low contrast use high dilution with +1 or +2 and normal agitation.


Start from there and experiment.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-25-2008
Replies: 481
Views: 75,949
Posted By Nh3
http://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/attachment....

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=66332&stc=1&d=1230268648






.
Forum: RFF News 12-25-2008
Replies: 17
Views: 3,837
Posted By Nh3
great picture. but more than that great...

great picture. but more than that great post-processing.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-25-2008
Replies: 101
Views: 7,774
Posted By Nh3
Preoccupation with sex is usually the sign of a...

Preoccupation with sex is usually the sign of a declining and bored society. The Greeks, Romans and ancient India are perfect examples.

When sex itself becomes some form of entertainment, it loses...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 12-25-2008
Replies: 55
Views: 6,007
Posted By Nh3
I remember hearing once that Leica lenses were...

I remember hearing once that Leica lenses were specifically designed for the lighting condition in Poland and other Lebensraum 'regions'.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-25-2008
Replies: 11
Views: 1,321
Posted By Nh3
Gilden looks through the viewfinder. Watch the...

Gilden looks through the viewfinder. Watch the video again.
Forum: RFF Polls 12-25-2008
Replies: 124
Views: 18,258
Posted By Nh3
There is no ideal focal length, the same way that...

There is no ideal focal length, the same way that there is no ideal camera, lens, film etc... Photography is all about intelligent compromise.

As long as a photographer knows exactly what his...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-25-2008
Replies: 11
Views: 1,321
Posted By Nh3
Just a week or so after Gilden's (in)famous video...

Just a week or so after Gilden's (in)famous video appeared on youtube I saw a guy here in Toronto with a flash attached to a small retracted monopod and he was using the flash with a DSLR in broad...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-25-2008
Replies: 481
Views: 75,949
Posted By Nh3
W/NW Religion

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=66323&stc=1&d=1230228205







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Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 12-24-2008
Replies: 59
Views: 4,901
Posted By Nh3
I think style should be unintentional and an...

I think style should be unintentional and an extension of the photographer's individual vision - that is if he is an individual and not just another duffer with a camera and strong herd...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-23-2008
Replies: 180
Views: 13,392
Posted By Nh3
Nikon D200 - Tamron 17-50/2.8...

Nikon D200 - Tamron 17-50/2.8

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=66248&stc=1&d=1230094979
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-20-2008
Replies: 36
Views: 2,295
Posted By Nh3
So these 10 people only shoot Leica or they carry...

So these 10 people only shoot Leica or they carry a Leica along with their SLR gear?
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 12-20-2008
Replies: 22
Views: 2,200
Posted By Nh3
You're a brave man.

You're a brave man.
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-20-2008
Replies: 36
Views: 2,295
Posted By Nh3
I don't know, the last time I checked almost...

I don't know, the last time I checked almost every photojournalist, event photographer, wedding photographer, war photographer was using a SLR...

Maybe, just maybe there is something with SLRs which...
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 12-19-2008
Replies: 10
Views: 1,483
Posted By Nh3
You guys, the paint is in black.

You guys, the paint is in black.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 12-19-2008
Replies: 15
Views: 1,627
Posted By Nh3
Please make sure you buy it from an authorized...

Please make sure you buy it from an authorized Leica dealer.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-18-2008
Replies: 65
Views: 4,151
Posted By Nh3
W/NW Clouds

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Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-18-2008
Replies: 28
Views: 2,248
Posted By Nh3
Trix @ 1600 -...

Trix @ 1600 - Rodinal.

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/../photopost/data/7600/Untitled-383.jpg
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 12-17-2008
Replies: 5
Views: 1,336
Posted By Nh3
Here is my cynical take. Its simply boredom....

Here is my cynical take.

Its simply boredom. When photos gets boring and ideas fade away, the only tangible artifact left in hand is the camera and thus the camera (and lenses and accessories)...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-16-2008
Replies: 39
Views: 3,232
Posted By Nh3
This is the perfect camera for a housewife or a...

This is the perfect camera for a housewife or a new mother. Women will love it.

In other words this camera is targeted at the same female group that Panasonic went after with G1.

Soccer mom's on...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-16-2008
Replies: 4
Views: 995
Posted By Nh3
The last time I shot digital...

This photo is from the last time I shot digital and in color...

So, post a picture of the last time you shot with ___ that you're no longer shooting with now. It could be...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 12-16-2008
Replies: 70
Views: 5,098
Posted By Nh3
They didn't said you're racist, they said your...

They didn't said you're racist, they said your image has racist connotation because of south African history.

So, stop with the drama and be glad that you learned something. this is no big deal.
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-16-2008
Replies: 29
Views: 2,259
Posted By Nh3
the third shot is excellent, continue on that...

the third shot is excellent, continue on that direction.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-15-2008
Replies: 43
Views: 3,921
Posted By Nh3
http://harrysproshop.com/Used_Miscellaneous/used_m...

http://harrysproshop.com/Used_Miscellaneous/used_miscellaneous.html

scroll down to leica section.

Used R8 for CDN$700 and a few R lenses.
Forum: Travel 12-15-2008
Replies: 46
Views: 3,617
Posted By Nh3
Where are the whales...?

Where are the whales...?
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-14-2008
Replies: 12
Views: 1,484
Posted By Nh3
Thanks dude.

Thanks dude.
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 12-12-2008
Replies: 39
Views: 3,339
Posted By Nh3
I don't follow politics but I think Liberal-NDP...

I don't follow politics but I think Liberal-NDP seats were not enough so they needed support from Bloc to form a coalition government, but Bloc will not have any cabinet ministers or veto power in...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 12-12-2008
Replies: 39
Views: 3,339
Posted By Nh3
Arista2 400 is Agfa APX 400. This film is...

Arista2 400 is Agfa APX 400. This film is actually ISO 200 and when you push it with Rodinal its a little tricky. For example in this shot the sky is blown but the shadows are still dark.
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 12-12-2008
Replies: 39
Views: 3,339
Posted By Nh3
Its quite simple actually. If the Liberal-NDP...

Its quite simple actually. If the Liberal-NDP coalition forward a motion, Bloc would support it - their agreement is until 2010 (?).
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-12-2008
Replies: 24
Views: 2,321
Posted By Nh3
For HCB's sake! When I say factual, it means...

For HCB's sake!

When I say factual, it means factual reality or a factual depiction of phenomenon world. Not a factual event.

A fashion photo is not about a factual event but the appearance of...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 12-12-2008
Replies: 12
Views: 1,534
Posted By Nh3
Poetry is at its best when its inspired by what...

Poetry is at its best when its inspired by what the poet felt rather than what he "thought". A good novel or a story is at its best when its about what the author thought rather than what he felt....
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-12-2008
Replies: 24
Views: 2,321
Posted By Nh3
You're comparing animation, a synthetic media...

You're comparing animation, a synthetic media (i'm not calling it an art form) with photography, which is purely factual.

Then you confuse what photographers call structure with vocabulary. And...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-11-2008
Replies: 24
Views: 2,321
Posted By Nh3
First you must find a "reason" to photograph a...

First you must find a "reason" to photograph a subject. So, stop wasting your time thinking why you don't feel inspired or why you can't photograph certain subjects.

Find the reason first and photos...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 12-11-2008
Replies: 83
Views: 6,603
Posted By Nh3
Its about productivity and how important are the...

Its about productivity and how important are the results.
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 12-11-2008
Replies: 12
Views: 1,534
Posted By Nh3
More like poetry or narrative?

Is photography closer in spirit to poetry or straight narrative?

I think poetry is more ancient and primordial therefore free of reason and logic - more human... So, I would say photography is more...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-11-2008
Replies: 96
Views: 6,073
Posted By Nh3
Compromise, that's the word. You can never have...

Compromise, that's the word. You can never have the best of all worlds, you must decide on the best compromise, and compromise only happens with reduction.

You must make hard decisions and trim...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-11-2008
Replies: 46
Views: 2,773
Posted By Nh3
If people ask you to shoot something for free,...

If people ask you to shoot something for free, that is an insult. lol

No one would even dare to ask a photographer worth his salt to work for free.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-11-2008
Replies: 96
Views: 6,073
Posted By Nh3
Do a comparison of your DSLR with Ektar on a...

Do a comparison of your DSLR with Ektar on a subject that you know really well and the same lighting condition. Analyze the results and make your conclusion.

In case the Ektar results were so good...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-11-2008
Replies: 96
Views: 6,073
Posted By Nh3
I'm a film zealot but I have to confess that for...

I'm a film zealot but I have to confess that for color digital is the only way.

So, if you're shooting color and nothing else (never shoot b&w and color at the same time but that's a different...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-11-2008
Replies: 29
Views: 2,259
Posted By Nh3
HCB said live and life will give you...

HCB said live and life will give you pictures.

Get up, turn off that computer, get your camera, set your film to 800 or higher and go out. You'll be surprised how many interesting pictures you'll...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 12-11-2008
Replies: 73
Views: 4,772
Posted By Nh3
Its all about the subject. What is the main...

Its all about the subject. What is the main defining characteristic of the subject, is it color or form? If its form b&w and if its color then color.

But the question (impossible to answer) is how...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 12-10-2008
Replies: 39
Views: 3,339
Posted By Nh3
lol the detail is not bad considering this is...

lol

the detail is not bad considering this is actually a ISO 200 film.
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 12-10-2008
Replies: 39
Views: 3,339
Posted By Nh3
"The Grinch who stole parliament"

Arista2 400 @ 800 + Rodinal.

I'm posting this picture for critique. this was taken during a rally to support a coalition government and give Harper the boot.

I like this picture and I find it...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 12-10-2008
Replies: 177
Views: 22,227
Posted By Nh3
Ken Rockwell is an American phenomenon. In...

Ken Rockwell is an American phenomenon. In America whoever talks the loudest he/she is considered an authority of sorts.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 12-10-2008
Replies: 177
Views: 22,227
Posted By Nh3
How to visually capture the essence of a poem...

How to visually capture the essence of a poem that one reads and then reads it again and again, and each time it means something else.

Btw, I'm perfectly sober. :)
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-10-2008
Replies: 51
Views: 3,058
Posted By Nh3
Yashica Electro GT. Sold it and the last time I...

Yashica Electro GT.

Sold it and the last time I ever dabbled in "vintage garbage".
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 12-10-2008
Replies: 177
Views: 22,227
Posted By Nh3
If you think serious photography (not amateur...

If you think serious photography (not amateur stuff) is like making pancakes then I'm in awe of your confidence.

Photography is like climbing mt. Everest with a gas mask on. If its not that...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 12-10-2008
Replies: 177
Views: 22,227
Posted By Nh3
Use a 50mm for a couple of months and don't use...

Use a 50mm for a couple of months and don't use any other focal length. Discipline yourself harshly and be patient.

And remember, good things takes time.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 12-10-2008
Replies: 177
Views: 22,227
Posted By Nh3
I wish I could explain it but it has to do with...

I wish I could explain it but it has to do with subconscious and approaching photography from a surrealist perspective. And aligning your vision with the focal length.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 12-10-2008
Replies: 177
Views: 22,227
Posted By Nh3
There is a reason why he used a 50mm the same way...

There is a reason why he used a 50mm the same way that Robert Frank shot most of the photos in The Americans with a 50mm. I will not disclose whats the reason, you must find out for yourself.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-09-2008
Replies: 57
Views: 4,539
Posted By Nh3
In the end of the day it comes down to... no guts...

In the end of the day it comes down to... no guts no photographs!

Camera and other technical nonsense are distractions.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-08-2008
Replies: 57
Views: 4,539
Posted By Nh3
Absolutely not! This is 1960s and SLRs are so...

Absolutely not!

This is 1960s and SLRs are so 'new', everyone will notice them in your hand and their noise will shatter the peace, not to mention their shutter vibration will never give you sharp...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-06-2008
Replies: 126
Views: 5,538
Posted By Nh3
Most of us are photographers, so we put up with...

Most of us are photographers, so we put up with the idiosyncrasies of each other because our focus is photography. Then there are a few wannabes and psychos who take everything personally and carry...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 12-05-2008
Replies: 16
Views: 1,501
Posted By Nh3
I don't think irony can be hilarious. Reza has...

I don't think irony can be hilarious.

Reza has a lot of guts and instead of enjoying the comforts of laughing at ironic images on the internet, his out in dangerous places working as a...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 12-02-2008
Replies: 50
Views: 3,950
Posted By Nh3
The dualism of self-portraits is always...

The dualism of self-portraits is always intriguing. Who's really "you"? the person who pressed the shutter or the person in the photo...?

It can also get really disturbing if you ask yourself to...
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