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Forum: Travel 1 Week Ago
Replies: 19
Views: 573
Posted By Pherdinand
how much time do you have? If it's more than a...

how much time do you have? If it's more than a week you can do both. If it's less, i would not split it.
Forum: Cameras in the Movies / TV / Media 1 Week Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 444
Posted By Pherdinand
with Hitler, together?:d

with Hitler, together?:d
Forum: Photography General Interest 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 355
Posted By Pherdinand
Why is it that i got 10+ enlarger lenses and none...

Why is it that i got 10+ enlarger lenses and none of them fit a 39mm mount that can cover 6x9 format?!
Why is it that a 105mm i need costs much more than the same brand and quality 135mm that i have...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 737
Posted By Pherdinand
Sounds like you don't really need it. Sell it...

Sounds like you don't really need it.
Sell it then as-is, you will probably get crazy prices on it as we are in 2019.
From the money go skating on the grand canyon a few times, or yes, buy some gin...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 07-04-2019
Replies: 267
Views: 7,410
Posted By Pherdinand
I'm also around 37 now incl. the cyanotype which...

I'm also around 37 now incl. the cyanotype which is definitely an eyecatcher.

Are we missing a few more? i think it was 41 or 42 right?
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 06-12-2019
Replies: 46
Views: 1,681
Posted By Pherdinand
OK. your intro shows something else than your...

OK. your intro shows something else than your example.
So, my take is:
1. on your intro: this is ebay. if you sell a second hand stuff, it is worth as much exactly as someone wants to pay for...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 06-05-2019
Replies: 11
Views: 540
Posted By Pherdinand
Something else is wrong there as in correct...

Something else is wrong there as in correct parallel lens board case the shutter trigger shoul dnot be that far from the shutter lever of the camera body.
Are you sure that you've installed it back...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 06-03-2019
Replies: 12
Views: 698
Posted By Pherdinand
I've had a similar experience with a Kiev4 a few...

I've had a similar experience with a Kiev4 a few years ago, and the problem was the ribbon. I fixed it with ribbons i bought online, was not tooooo difficult.
A few weeks ago i had the same issue...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 06-03-2019
Replies: 18
Views: 635
Posted By Pherdinand
It will work but be careful, it is easy to damage...

It will work but be careful, it is easy to damage a large wet sheet of paper this way.

Also, i always do the fixing or at least part of it, in the dark. Not sure why.
I never figured whether...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 05-25-2019
Replies: 7
Views: 457
Posted By Pherdinand
It's rodinal special, which has nothing to do...

It's rodinal special, which has nothing to do with rodinal. Another name they used for it in agfa times was Studional.
1:15 is the regular dilution, can be reused a few times, and needs quite short...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 05-23-2019
Replies: 16
Views: 514
Posted By Pherdinand
-thanks Marty.

-thanks Marty.
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 05-23-2019
Replies: 8
Views: 618
Posted By Pherdinand
haha

is this some "clever" money laundring scheme??
https://www.ebay.com/itm/Rodenstock-Rogonar-50mm-f-4-Darkroom-Photo-Enlarging-Lens-in-Bubble-Case/202650562808?hash=item2f2eea30f8:g:myYAAOSwrMhcreLQ
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 05-23-2019
Replies: 16
Views: 514
Posted By Pherdinand
Toning would be a next step, i plan to get to...

Toning would be a next step, i plan to get to know what i can get out of my stuff before going there. I am also not sure i want to do any toning as my makeshift small darkroom is stuffy and smelly...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 05-22-2019
Replies: 16
Views: 514
Posted By Pherdinand
thanks for the ideas. I am going to try adding...

thanks for the ideas. I am going to try adding KBr. Also further diluting, tho i am not a fan of snatching early as contrast drop and reproducibility drop is not what i am looking for (won't get...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-22-2019
Replies: 93
Views: 3,014
Posted By Pherdinand
=Putting a tie and a positive face up during a...

=Putting a tie and a positive face up during a job interview.
Or during a speed or online dating.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-22-2019
Replies: 20
Views: 754
Posted By Pherdinand
i got the same 500ml plastic bottle as Toreno...

i got the same 500ml plastic bottle as Toreno shows above, it's open since at least 2005, half full, dark brown with some crystals here and there, works as new.

I even attempted paper dev in it:D it...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 05-22-2019
Replies: 16
Views: 514
Posted By Pherdinand
thanks guys. food for thought. Yes the MGFB...

thanks guys. food for thought.
Yes the MGFB warmtone i have is an older box, it's the one with the pink "window" on the label, not the pink "sidebar" which afaik is an older edition. Not fogged or no...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 05-21-2019
Replies: 16
Views: 514
Posted By Pherdinand
bromophen trouble

hey.
A bit frustrated here. I have the feeling i keep testing stuff ad infinitum in my darkroom and not gettin anywhere.
I tried bromophen last night. It's according to Ilford a good developer for...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-21-2019
Replies: 93
Views: 3,014
Posted By Pherdinand
obviously your love is superficial - or a lie -...

obviously your love is superficial - or a lie - as you can't even spell the name of your "love" :D

busted!
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-21-2019
Replies: 93
Views: 3,014
Posted By Pherdinand
does it mean he equates "super viral" with being...

does it mean he equates "super viral" with being "the best work"? or am i putting words into his mouth?

EDIT: her, i mean HER. No i am not being male-chauvinistic. It's just that in Hungarian...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-21-2019
Replies: 93
Views: 3,014
Posted By Pherdinand
That's a terribly wrong comparison. In the...

That's a terribly wrong comparison.
In the current case many of us prove the article's generalization is wrong by showing it is wrong in our case. If enough men prove they all individually love...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-20-2019
Replies: 93
Views: 3,014
Posted By Pherdinand
Oh no not the baby zucchinis!!! You murderer

Oh no not the baby zucchinis!!!
You murderer
Forum: Travel 05-20-2019
Replies: 9
Views: 567
Posted By Pherdinand
not to belittle your pictures which are very...

not to belittle your pictures which are very good,
-Iceland's one of those places where you just cannot go wrong with a camera.
As long as you don't insist on street photography :D
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-20-2019
Replies: 93
Views: 3,014
Posted By Pherdinand
I am a photographer AND i am a poet! how about...

I am a photographer AND i am a poet! how about that!
(ok, i suck at both but anyway)
And i like talking gear too, and i am not ashamed hugging a (male) friend!
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-20-2019
Replies: 93
Views: 3,014
Posted By Pherdinand
I always get horny when i look at street shots of...

I always get horny when i look at street shots of hot women here in the gallery.
What?? It's an emotion! Can i not talk about emotions?

Anyone wants to give me a hug now?
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 05-19-2019
Replies: 13
Views: 836
Posted By Pherdinand
Very interesting indeed. Still, my favorite part...

Very interesting indeed.
Still, my favorite part s this old one:
https://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=106026&d=1494626419
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-17-2019
Replies: 29
Views: 581
Posted By Pherdinand
I sort of agree. Only porn looks better on a...

I sort of agree. Only porn looks better on a screen, than printed on paper.
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 05-17-2019
Replies: 267
Views: 7,410
Posted By Pherdinand
You will have to explain the stamp :) by the way,...

You will have to explain the stamp :)
by the way, my wife is super happy about the velvia card as she recognized the background from her favorite holiday!
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-16-2019
Replies: 43
Views: 1,646
Posted By Pherdinand
thanks, those were decent deals. I should...

thanks, those were decent deals. I should subrscibe to 'photrio' maybe:)

Note i am not looking into doing lomography myself. I am just sometimes searching for a nice deal on outdated or shortdated...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-15-2019
Replies: 43
Views: 1,646
Posted By Pherdinand
lomography is killing me

this is getting crazy. Old, long-expired film prices are rising to almost equal the new film prices. All ads include lomography in the title, i guess that gives green light to goin' crazy with the...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-10-2019
Replies: 51
Views: 2,197
Posted By Pherdinand
The second part is untrue as even his famous...

The second part is untrue as even his famous puddle-jumper photo is seriously cropped. Just take a look at the contact sheet prints that are findeable online or in the magnum book(s). So if the first...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-09-2019
Replies: 39
Views: 1,378
Posted By Pherdinand
Indeed i have read positive stuff about...

Indeed i have read positive stuff about ultrafine's "extreme" 400 and 100 speed film. Any of you compared it to "big brand" films like tri-x? As it is half the price, is it also half as good or is it...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 05-04-2019
Replies: 267
Views: 7,410
Posted By Pherdinand
Got two cards today! Nice! Deardorff, your print...

Got two cards today! Nice!
Deardorff, your print looks very good. I can imagine it also looks great in large format.
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-03-2019
Replies: 9
Views: 362
Posted By Pherdinand
really?where are you? i'm in southern NL

really?where are you? i'm in southern NL
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-03-2019
Replies: 30
Views: 851
Posted By Pherdinand
I think the picture brought up works but only...

I think the picture brought up works but only with the first pic next to it, as a pair.
It's not abut the ring itself, and not about the boy or girl in the background, it's a little story of a boy...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-03-2019
Replies: 30
Views: 851
Posted By Pherdinand
not really, i don't think so. background in a...

not really, i don't think so. background in a picture (be it photograph or painting) is part of the picture. Whether it is blurred to a dizzying bokeh or as sharp as the foreground, still part of the...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-03-2019
Replies: 86
Views: 2,828
Posted By Pherdinand
it's a mishmash,...

it's a mishmash, really.

https://rangefinderforum.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=108458&d=1556884372
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-03-2019
Replies: 9
Views: 362
Posted By Pherdinand
some from the "closer" series from june 2017....

some from the "closer" series from june 2017.
All 3 from Capa, + George Rodger,'s Capa portrait; Erich Lessing's Budapest pic; Erwitt's kissing bride in the car; Eve Arnold's Marilyn; and some...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-03-2019
Replies: 9
Views: 362
Posted By Pherdinand
did you guys split up about the BD print?:D

did you guys split up about the BD print?:D
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-02-2019
Replies: 9
Views: 362
Posted By Pherdinand
I bought several in one round, with the clear...

I bought several in one round, with the clear ntention of reselling 5-6 of them when they become expensive.
Never sold any:))
Edit: ...and to keep the ones i like.
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 04-30-2019
Replies: 267
Views: 7,410
Posted By Pherdinand
i got 2 cards yesterday! one from US and one from...

i got 2 cards yesterday! one from US and one from greece:)
very nice ones. I also appreciate the handwritten quote on the card matching the image, really nice!
thanks guys!
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 04-30-2019
Replies: 267
Views: 7,410
Posted By Pherdinand
I've spent last evening a few hours hand...

I've spent last evening a few hours hand addressing the cards. Didn't realize how long it will take for 40+ cards. Also, had to find a soft tip pen in the house that doesn't imprint on the card...
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-30-2019
Replies: 37
Views: 891
Posted By Pherdinand
one is a rich kid's toy, the other one is a poor...

one is a rich kid's toy, the other one is a poor kid's toy.
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 04-28-2019
Replies: 988
Views: 193,217
Posted By Pherdinand
Thats very nice one Deardorff. Is it our...

Thats very nice one Deardorff.
Is it our postcard?;)
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 04-28-2019
Replies: 267
Views: 7,410
Posted By Pherdinand
Was a slow weekend so i could hand-print all...

Was a slow weekend so i could hand-print all forty-two cards in the darkroom...
They are dry now, tonight will start addressing.
I am thinking of ordering matching stamps, or at least something...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 04-26-2019
Replies: 34
Views: 1,394
Posted By Pherdinand
what are we looking at here? sorry but i don't...

what are we looking at here? sorry but i don't see 500 bucks on that cafe table.
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-23-2019
Replies: 46
Views: 1,750
Posted By Pherdinand
it's a bit similar to interviewing sportsmen or...

it's a bit similar to interviewing sportsmen or artists: the amount of nonsense they say can be staggering and disappointing.
They're just good at something and bad at something else. Like most of...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-23-2019
Replies: 308
Views: 36,914
Posted By Pherdinand
Birds at...

Birds at Iguazu.
https://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=108420&d=1556011211

Birds and a coyote on the Great Salt...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 04-21-2019
Replies: 267
Views: 7,410
Posted By Pherdinand
42, lol Thanks and send you soon! I ve received...

42, lol
Thanks and send you soon!
I ve received the postcard stock, i 's still all good nut surely not full, i hope theres enough in the box for 41 cards:))
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 04-17-2019
Replies: 3
Views: 308
Posted By Pherdinand
depends on your camera's loading mechanism too....

depends on your camera's loading mechanism too. The end of the backing paper is not taped to the film as the start is. This means with auto loading like on a later rolleiflex model, you will most...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 04-17-2019
Replies: 27
Views: 1,598
Posted By Pherdinand
Some famous dude once said, "ever ever confuse...

Some famous dude once said, "ever ever confuse sharp with good, or you will end up shaving with an ice cream cone and licking a razor blade".
;)
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 04-07-2019
Replies: 267
Views: 7,410
Posted By Pherdinand
Yourself?!:)

Yourself?!:)
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 04-06-2019
Replies: 267
Views: 7,410
Posted By Pherdinand
They might be flat enough not to need any easel.

They might be flat enough not to need any easel.
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-05-2019
Replies: 67
Views: 1,197
Posted By Pherdinand
At least it's not flickering.

At least it's not flickering.
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 04-01-2019
Replies: 267
Views: 7,410
Posted By Pherdinand
that's my plan too! an almost-full box should be...

that's my plan too! an almost-full box should be on its way from belgium:))i hope it's still ok to use.
And i'm also 42.
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-29-2019
Replies: 85
Views: 2,333
Posted By Pherdinand
what's a "mall"? :)

what's a "mall"?
:)
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 03-25-2019
Replies: 24
Views: 1,475
Posted By Pherdinand
the problem here is the following, i think: -the...

the problem here is the following, i think:
-the "for free" (incl. very cheap) available equipment indeed kills the market for good quality new darkroom stuff and for reselling used but high end and...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 03-24-2019
Replies: 24
Views: 1,475
Posted By Pherdinand
I am very surprised. Reasonable equipment in the...

I am very surprised. Reasonable equipment in the Netherlands has competing bids.
Yea you won't get 1500 for that pro 15000$ enlarger but you won't have to dump t neither.

By the way: if anyone has a...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 03-22-2019
Replies: 11
Views: 688
Posted By Pherdinand
I only have this issue if -the framesize is...

I only have this issue if
-the framesize is defined wrong (you have to tell hinm whether it is 6x4.5 or 6x6 or 6x9 or...)
-there is severe underexposure on part of the frame (evenm if not a faulty...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 03-20-2019
Replies: 267
Views: 7,410
Posted By Pherdinand
do i see a stereo print there on the right?? did...

do i see a stereo print there on the right?? did someone make a stereo postcard?:D cool
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-17-2019
Replies: 7
Views: 435
Posted By Pherdinand
We are not jumping to conclusions, Randy. The guy...

We are not jumping to conclusions, Randy.
The guy asked for feedback so we gave. Quite positive i would say.
And we asked if he checked it already.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-17-2019
Replies: 7
Views: 435
Posted By Pherdinand
Nice idea, would be very handy but im afraid i...

Nice idea, would be very handy but im afraid i have to agree with Chris on this.
It would need some sort of separator between the film layers. All thatfilm mincing will result in what i have from...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 03-16-2019
Replies: 23
Views: 1,137
Posted By Pherdinand
Well darn, i hope it looks better when you open...

Well darn, i hope it looks better when you open the bellows ;)
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 03-16-2019
Replies: 51
Views: 11,829
Posted By Pherdinand
Well i tried it borrowing my wife's 3rd gen hue...

Well i tried it borrowing my wife's 3rd gen hue bulb.
It worked for multigrade contrast changing by changing green to blue.
BUT
Very impractical. If you use an nlarger timer it doesnt work as...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 03-16-2019
Replies: 11
Views: 541
Posted By Pherdinand
Yeah. That's inspiring but i have no space for...

Yeah. That's inspiring but i have no space for mega trays thats why the question.
I'll see what the wiping method will give on a smaller format first.


If a print ain't properly fixed, how long till...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 03-16-2019
Replies: 28
Views: 1,525
Posted By Pherdinand
Will make a great oresent to any dictator. Sorry,...

Will make a great oresent to any dictator.
Sorry, director.
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 03-15-2019
Replies: 988
Views: 193,217
Posted By Pherdinand
https://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/attachment...

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=108296&stc=1&d=1552672643
Smena8m, svema64. Circa 1990. Print on record-rapid rrs119
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-13-2019
Replies: 7
Views: 414
Posted By Pherdinand
Thanks. Did not know about td-3! I have a few...

Thanks. Did not know about td-3!
I have a few rolls in 120 format waiting in the fridge, probably i'll try rodinal the John Carter way fist;)
36 rolls just sold on the german ebay(not to me), for...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 03-13-2019
Replies: 11
Views: 541
Posted By Pherdinand
Thanks guys for the ideas and stories, gives me...

Thanks guys for the ideas and stories, gives me hope;)
I'll have to look at those wallpaper trays too, for the fixing step, maybe.
For washing i can bring it to the bathtub or shower cabin.
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 03-13-2019
Replies: 11
Views: 541
Posted By Pherdinand
wiping chemicals onto large paper?

hi all,
I got my hands on some very old brovira rolls and i have an idea or two.
I tried googleing it but did not get results.
Did you ever do or heard of someone doing something like this:
expose...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-13-2019
Replies: 7
Views: 414
Posted By Pherdinand
Tech Pan in 2019??

hi all
How does one develop tech pan nowadays (lacking technidol)?

I got rodinal and diafine in house, and i have access to xtol and amaloco film developers.
I would like "normal" contrast...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 03-11-2019
Replies: 1
Views: 267
Posted By Pherdinand
MG warmtone FB or RC???

i have encountered a surprising box of multigrade warmtone paper from Ilford, on sale on the bay.
Is this now fiberbased or is it resin coated??
As the golden large letters say MGRC but the white...
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 02-18-2019
Replies: 16
Views: 883
Posted By Pherdinand
how do you do it? in-camera as opposed to? do you...

how do you do it? in-camera as opposed to?
do you still stitch them online?
or you make the frames overlap on the roll? if yes, how can you so accurately match the objects? or you don't and it's a...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 02-14-2019
Replies: 101
Views: 3,341
Posted By Pherdinand
or if u need a reflex you could get a serviced...

or if u need a reflex you could get a serviced and guaranteed OK kiev 80 for that money. You have the option for lens swaps as well. It's like a hasselblad it just doesn't speak zeissisch.
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 02-14-2019
Replies: 101
Views: 3,341
Posted By Pherdinand
+1 to the fuji gw690. i have the II model, no...

+1 to the fuji gw690. i have the II model, no shutter isshues, works like a tank, beautiful 6x9 slides and big 6x9 negs full of detail.
You get only 8 shots before you need to change the film (16 if...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 02-10-2019
Replies: 11
Views: 519
Posted By Pherdinand
3'30". I think it is rather slow, in my limited...

3'30". I think it is rather slow, in my limited experience.

I am rating the too small tray as #1 suspect for now.
Did not do any control tests yet.
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-09-2019
Replies: 17
Views: 739
Posted By Pherdinand
Hey guys thanks for the links and stories. I will...

Hey guys thanks for the links and stories.
I will try to get a viewer.
Wwfloyd do u mean the sputnik is still in production?!
Or you mean ever? There were some more, decades ago
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 02-09-2019
Replies: 11
Views: 519
Posted By Pherdinand
Ok here comes an example. Sorry for the brown...

Ok here comes an example.
Sorry for the brown tone- its only the light. I tried correcting in the pad but then rff doesnt allow me uploading it lol


Any further ideas?
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 02-07-2019
Replies: 11
Views: 519
Posted By Pherdinand
Oh and it is full frame 6x6 enlarged 3x.

Oh and it is full frame 6x6 enlarged 3x.
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 02-07-2019
Replies: 11
Views: 519
Posted By Pherdinand
Thanks- i will make a photo of an example print....

Thanks- i will make a photo of an example print.

unexposed paper doesnt show issues, only lightly exposed parts such as cloudless sky, where it is also well visible. Also completely black parts are...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 02-07-2019
Replies: 11
Views: 519
Posted By Pherdinand
great streaks in the sky

hi,
On a few b&w prints i made recently where there's a large uniform grey sky area, i noticed there are streaks starting from the middle of it and continuing towards the edge of the print. It's a...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-06-2019
Replies: 8,946
Views: 873,833
Posted By Pherdinand
Hehe. But the paper stash buy, though it sounds...

Hehe.
But the paper stash buy, though it sounds much less interesting, is true.
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-05-2019
Replies: 8,946
Views: 873,833
Posted By Pherdinand
200 sheets of old brovira speed paper in 30x40,...

200 sheets of old brovira speed paper in 30x40, seems to be not fogged. And a few record rapids.
And a hooker with three boobs.
Is there anyone reading thse or only posting?!
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 02-04-2019
Replies: 3
Views: 283
Posted By Pherdinand
It's an option. However i sort of understood that...

It's an option. However i sort of understood that lith printing needs low contrast paper as it runs away with it anyway. And kodalith is very high contrast. Not sure what happens if u combine them...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 02-04-2019
Replies: 3
Views: 283
Posted By Pherdinand
Kodalith paper?

I got a pack of kodalith 30x40 cm paper in a large lot of old photo paper.
It is maybe half full, some 25 sheets.
I understand it doesnt really work as regular enlarging paper. But i do want to try...
Forum: RFF Polls 02-04-2019
Replies: 69
Views: 3,709
Posted By Pherdinand
ornate wrasse is a reef fish.

ornate wrasse is a reef fish.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 02-03-2019
Replies: 32
Views: 2,108
Posted By Pherdinand
Overgaard praises it for portraits and talks...

Overgaard praises it for portraits and talks about how the closest eye has to be in focus.
I cant help noticing that most if not all portraits show a focus on the cloth of the person...
Kind of...
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-31-2019
Replies: 71
Views: 1,513
Posted By Pherdinand
why? you gave up on life? If i were you i would...

why? you gave up on life?

If i were you i would dig in and print some that i like. Have a kick out of it.
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-31-2019
Replies: 71
Views: 1,513
Posted By Pherdinand
Hopefully they won't end up in the belly of an...

Hopefully they won't end up in the belly of an unfortunate sea animal.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-31-2019
Replies: 8
Views: 445
Posted By Pherdinand
All i got is a fog i can't see the tip of my nose.

All i got is a fog i can't see the tip of my nose.
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 01-31-2019
Replies: 6
Views: 382
Posted By Pherdinand
check for freezing and boiling point accuracy and...

check for freezing and boiling point accuracy and the rest shall be linear enough in-between.
As willie says, For every 500 meters in elevation the boiling point decreases by ~0.5 C.
Meaning if oyu...
Forum: RFF Polls 01-31-2019
Replies: 66
Views: 3,065
Posted By Pherdinand
2x below 7 :)))

2x below 7 :)))
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 01-23-2019
Replies: 988
Views: 193,217
Posted By Pherdinand
https://rangefinderforum.com/forums/attachment.php...

https://rangefinderforum.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=108169&d=1548251444
Sérült Idő [Damaged Time] Alicante 2017
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 01-22-2019
Replies: 9
Views: 394
Posted By Pherdinand
sure i agree, and i considered that. but it's...

sure i agree, and i considered that. but it's also a learning opportunity for me. it took me more effort than making a new one, sure, but next time i know.
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 01-22-2019
Replies: 9
Views: 394
Posted By Pherdinand
LOL it's the first time i read about this Chris,...

LOL it's the first time i read about this Chris, thanks! amazing, the human body :D
i've heard of "elbow grease" but that's something else...


On my topic: well as i found out ordering and delivery...
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-22-2019
Replies: 17
Views: 739
Posted By Pherdinand
stereo photography is dead?

sorry for the clickbait title:))
I have recently been looking into this direction.
Somehow it seems "nobody is doing it" anymore.
I do see a lot of old stereo images, viewers and even cameras popping...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 01-20-2019
Replies: 9
Views: 394
Posted By Pherdinand
Thank you guys. I see macodirect carries spotone...

Thank you guys. I see macodirect carries spotone so i can get it in the EU...

Just to check: this can help when the scratch is on the print (not on the neg) right?
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 01-20-2019
Replies: 9
Views: 394
Posted By Pherdinand
Scratch removal from rc print

Hi,
I m relatively new to darkroom printing so pls bear wth me:))
Tonight i finally printed my first 30x40 print (that is 12x16" ) or better said first two as for the 1st one in all the excitement i...
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-11-2019
Replies: 8,946
Views: 873,833
Posted By Pherdinand
as it was my birthday i pulled the trigger and...

as it was my birthday i pulled the trigger and bought a stereo rollei:D
i mean a 6x13 "heidoscop".
Now i need a proper viewer, too :/ those suckers are...
Forum: Nikon RF 01-11-2019
Replies: 396
Views: 6,386
Posted By Pherdinand
they would go bankrupt.

they would go bankrupt.
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 01-08-2019
Replies: 988
Views: 193,217
Posted By Pherdinand
I got to start using my new darkroom in the attic...

I got to start using my new darkroom in the attic - a bit small, a bit damp, but okay for one person:)
For start i got a bunch of old-ish bw paper and i decided to run a project to learn and...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-01-2019
Replies: 59
Views: 3,213
Posted By Pherdinand
Hey, Would you mind sharing with us your recipe...

Hey,
Would you mind sharing with us your recipe for tech pan in rodinal? Also, what speed did you use the film at?
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-01-2019
Replies: 36
Views: 1,184
Posted By Pherdinand
Swimming with whale shark and manta ray. Of...

Swimming with whale shark and manta ray.
Of course i will bring a camera.
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 12-23-2018
Replies: 21
Views: 863
Posted By Pherdinand
Yeah i was watching ebay for these beseler...

Yeah i was watching ebay for these beseler holders for a while. As beseler is a US producer (was?) theres practically no other place to buy old holders. So after six months or so, i pulled the...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 12-22-2018
Replies: 21
Views: 863
Posted By Pherdinand
Pitney bowes global shipping scam

They call it a service, i say its a scam.
I payed 48$ shipping and customs to them, to ship stg that i bought for 30$ and that would cost 20$ with a regular shipping from US to Holland (a few beseler...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 12-20-2018
Replies: 5
Views: 452
Posted By Pherdinand
Thanks Bille, interesting book.

Thanks Bille, interesting book.
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 12-19-2018
Replies: 988
Views: 193,217
Posted By Pherdinand
That chickenwire is amazing, Patrick! Lol sorry...

That chickenwire is amazing, Patrick!

Lol sorry just pulling your leg
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-19-2018
Replies: 74
Views: 2,379
Posted By Pherdinand
One fancy digital leica or twenty bottles of...

One fancy digital leica or twenty bottles of laphroaig 18, Nick.
How long will 20 bottles last?!

Now that i do the math it shocks me.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-19-2018
Replies: 74
Views: 2,379
Posted By Pherdinand
And laphroaig 18 is better by...

And laphroaig 18 is better by miles.
Discontinued?! What are we, animals?!
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-19-2018
Replies: 74
Views: 2,379
Posted By Pherdinand
Hey Nick! I've read the whole damn thing. I still...

Hey Nick!
I've read the whole damn thing.
I still don't know how am i supposed to shoot to become the new Ansel Bresson. How about some real advice?
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 12-19-2018
Replies: 5
Views: 452
Posted By Pherdinand
Enlarging the grans

Hello y'all,

I have read an almost infinite amount of opinions on enlarging lens sharpness.
Lenses get designed and redesigned, apochromatic and other super expensive versions surface.
Now, i don't...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 12-08-2018
Replies: 51
Views: 11,829
Posted By Pherdinand
I ment more like: use a real color-tuneable led...

I ment more like: use a real color-tuneable led bulb, turn it red when loading paper, turn it blue for high contrast or green for low contrast on multigrade paper. Combine for split grade....
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 12-05-2018
Replies: 51
Views: 11,829
Posted By Pherdinand
Hey - old thread - reviving:) Did anyone truy to...

Hey - old thread - reviving:)
Did anyone truy to use a philips HUE or similar color-controllable LED bulb in an enlarger (for variable contrast printing, or even for color printing)?

i think of a...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 04-24-2018
Replies: 94
Views: 3,040
Posted By Pherdinand
" Prices for TLR's in "good shape"... where the...

" Prices for TLR's in "good shape"... where the lenses don't admittedly have issues, seem to be creeping up "

well
without doing any research myself, this implies that there are many 2.8d xenotars...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-18-2018
Replies: 21
Views: 919
Posted By Pherdinand
pour it into a wine bottle, and cork it, off it...

pour it into a wine bottle, and cork it, off it goes.
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 04-17-2018
Replies: 207
Views: 9,375
Posted By Pherdinand
no,no, you got it wrong. Total IQ is...

no,no, you got it wrong. Total IQ is conserved.
(So average is going down...)
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-16-2018
Replies: 42
Views: 1,567
Posted By Pherdinand
My favorite reviewer is by far AvE on...

My favorite reviewer is by far AvE on youtube
https://www.youtube.com/user/arduinoversusevil
Sadly he does not review camera gear.
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 03-08-2018
Replies: 51
Views: 2,378
Posted By Pherdinand
DOn't know Bill, i just bought a 30mm arsat...

DOn't know Bill, i just bought a 30mm arsat fisheye for my kiev88 6x6 beast:) it does look like brand new!

You didn't really expect anyone replying "yes you are an idiot" now did you?
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-12-2018
Replies: 36
Views: 1,516
Posted By Pherdinand
sorry but even the title is gear talk oriented...

sorry but even the title is gear talk oriented ("new rff forum")
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-15-2018
Replies: 61
Views: 2,554
Posted By Pherdinand
LOL i have read "astro strobe" and i was...

LOL i have read "astro strobe" and i was wondering what kind of strobe power you would need for astrophotography bu ti see it's not about that. What a disappointment.
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 12-21-2017
Replies: 37
Views: 1,927
Posted By Pherdinand
I prophesy disaster and then I count the cost...

I prophesy disaster and then I count the cost...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 12-20-2017
Replies: 64
Views: 5,468
Posted By Pherdinand
buy the 50mm heavystar round vented hood, and...

buy the 50mm heavystar round vented hood, and hammer it from round into a 2:3 rectangle... i expect this will remove vignetting while improving flare combat :D
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 08-24-2017
Replies: 185
Views: 11,729
Posted By Pherdinand
it's a rather clickbait-smelling title :D

it's a rather clickbait-smelling title :D
Forum: Zeiss Contax 08-13-2017
Replies: 9
Views: 1,043
Posted By Pherdinand
Ah, maybe i misunderstood the issue and "film...

Ah, maybe i misunderstood the issue and "film spacing" is not about frame to frame soace but about the space between the exposed part and the film edge/sprocket holes.

My selfmade spools work fine...
Forum: Zeiss Contax 08-13-2017
Replies: 9
Views: 1,043
Posted By Pherdinand
??? The sprocket hole counting cogwheel in the...

???
The sprocket hole counting cogwheel in the camera is the thingy deciding how much film to wind.
Frame spacing issues cannot result from takeup spool width.
Unless you misload the film somehow.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-10-2017
Replies: 45
Views: 2,729
Posted By Pherdinand
If i were Trump i'd take a selfie with the big...

If i were Trump i'd take a selfie with the big floating chicken at the white house.
(And tweet it.)
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 08-07-2017
Replies: 34
Views: 2,324
Posted By Pherdinand
Dude. You're pretty arrogant for someone asking...

Dude. You're pretty arrogant for someone asking for help.
Both of these guys offered you immediate and correct help, while you just bashed them.
The first thought i had when looking at your issue...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-07-2017
Replies: 45
Views: 2,729
Posted By Pherdinand
My wife likes to keep memories of places we visit...

My wife likes to keep memories of places we visit during our holiday, and wants to show herself to her mama, so we HAVE to make selfies once in a while. But i forbid her the duckface. Not that she...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-07-2017
Replies: 45
Views: 2,729
Posted By Pherdinand
it's a hype wave, and as all hype waves, it is...

it's a hype wave, and as all hype waves, it is largely exaggerated.
Also, i have a theory on the duckface. Girls making the duckface for selfies also put their boobies out. They get the likes for the...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 08-07-2017
Replies: 38
Views: 1,254
Posted By Pherdinand
You can also get streaks if you use too much...

You can also get streaks if you use too much photo-flo. You will get flow marks then.
If you don't use enough/any, you might get drying spots.
A few drops are enough in a full tank, it shouldnt get...
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-03-2017
Replies: 252
Views: 21,929
Posted By Pherdinand
Thats funny indeed but guess what, when i was a...

Thats funny indeed but guess what, when i was a lil boy i poured shampoo on my dry hair coz the box said it is for dry hair! Didnt feel right.
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 08-02-2017
Replies: 42
Views: 3,984
Posted By Pherdinand
shouldn't the guilt be shared by the...

shouldn't the guilt be shared by the all-too-eager newspaper folks who pushed a one-sided story without properly checking their facts?
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-02-2017
Replies: 37
Views: 1,526
Posted By Pherdinand
Transgender Operation: Adding a 35mm adapter to...

Transgender Operation: Adding a 35mm adapter to medium format cameras
Double Obsessive Compulsive Disorder: when you buy the exact same camera or lens that you already own, just because it is a great...
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-02-2017
Replies: 37
Views: 1,526
Posted By Pherdinand
We got a member here with a serious case of...

We got a member here with a serious case of Fortwaynosis - do i need to explain :D
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-25-2017
Replies: 43
Views: 1,764
Posted By Pherdinand
Don't know about that, man. In oljato (monument...

Don't know about that, man. In oljato (monument valley), as long as you paid for a guided tour no one gave a damn about what and whom you took a picture of. Actually, even before that no one cared....
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-24-2017
Replies: 20
Views: 761
Posted By Pherdinand
i'm also tri-x. I suspect there are, like, 3...

i'm also tri-x.
I suspect there are, like, 3 choices total :D
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 07-24-2017
Replies: 48
Views: 2,565
Posted By Pherdinand
once (in my life) i took mushrooms. Magik ones. A...

once (in my life) i took mushrooms. Magik ones. A crazy amount of great ideas came to my mind. But i was unable to write.
Obviously, i remembered no details next day (only that i had a crazy amount...
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 07-24-2017
Replies: 48
Views: 2,565
Posted By Pherdinand
Wine and wife both from 1983. Seems to be a good...

Wine and wife both from 1983.
Seems to be a good year for wife.
For wine...mwah. So nope, it doesn't always improve with age.

The cat has nothing to do with the subject.:)
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 07-24-2017
Replies: 48
Views: 2,565
Posted By Pherdinand
exactly my view - you have to be drunk twice;...

exactly my view - you have to be drunk twice; once you make the shots, and then again when evaluating the results.

Though a biut of booze does free me up which leads to more liberal use of the...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 07-17-2017
Replies: 30
Views: 2,291
Posted By Pherdinand
Dude You"kinda" mucho confused yourself with the...

Dude
You"kinda" mucho confused yourself with the long story:))
Overdeveloping gives you a denser neg. if you reduce time to 3 min, you'll get thinner stuff.

:bang:
Forum: DIYS Modifications 07-15-2017
Replies: 12
Views: 1,170
Posted By Pherdinand
Lens design is made to optimize focal length,...

Lens design is made to optimize focal length, aberrations and aperture ,while keeping physical dimensions reasonable.
If you do what you are asking about, you will screw up all 3 to redce length. If...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 07-14-2017
Replies: 10
Views: 853
Posted By Pherdinand
ad is already gone

ad is already gone
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 07-13-2017
Replies: 719
Views: 165,288
Posted By Pherdinand
so my way too dark kodachrome slides are not that...

so my way too dark kodachrome slides are not that hopeless, you mean :))
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-12-2017
Replies: 9
Views: 722
Posted By Pherdinand
very interesting stuff, thanks!

very interesting stuff, thanks!
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-12-2017
Replies: 8,946
Views: 873,833
Posted By Pherdinand
bought it a while ago,...just arrived :)

bought it a while ago,...just arrived :)
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 07-05-2017
Replies: 386
Views: 35,812
Posted By Pherdinand
You do realize that sounded a lot like bragging,...

You do realize that sounded a lot like bragging, right?
:):)
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 06-27-2017
Replies: 386
Views: 35,812
Posted By Pherdinand
I believe by copper they wanted to say brass. In...

I believe by copper they wanted to say brass.
In Hungarian, e.g., we call brass "yellowcopper".
It's just crappy translation, same as with the seven blades etc.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 06-27-2017
Replies: 386
Views: 35,812
Posted By Pherdinand
you guys are a tough crowd. I see nothing that...

you guys are a tough crowd.
I see nothing that wrong with sharpness on those small sample shots... One or two of the portrait closeups of the dude are obviously motion blurred; some background...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-15-2017
Replies: 46
Views: 2,208
Posted By Pherdinand
Yes tell them to ship your stuff. Once you got it...

Yes tell them to ship your stuff. Once you got it and all is okay you can negociate w the seller:)
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-13-2017
Replies: 32
Views: 1,451
Posted By Pherdinand
Laguna what?? :)) so what, there'll b less...

Laguna what??

:)) so what, there'll b less cheesy veily waves ugly wedding shots of bridezillas and uncomfortable-looking grooms getting their pants wet and ruining shiny shoes.
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 06-12-2017
Replies: 119
Views: 4,788
Posted By Pherdinand
well done!:) Yes, some people get a kick from...

well done!:)

Yes, some people get a kick from being succesful in one field, to also do well in another.
Some are the opposite - a chemistry postgraduate friend of mine did his best shot when he was...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-12-2017
Replies: 90
Views: 3,486
Posted By Pherdinand
OK just messing with you :) On a serious note, i...

OK just messing with you :)

On a serious note,
i was looking at the seventy-something images Magnum was selling this round, and besides the obvious interesting ones, there were some from the most...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-12-2017
Replies: 90
Views: 3,486
Posted By Pherdinand
OK to give a more serious answer, I think you ask...

OK to give a more serious answer,
I think you ask about "good" image but actually you talk about "popular" or at least fifty-fifty.
i think what makes an image good/popular:
-it helps if it is a bit...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-12-2017
Replies: 90
Views: 3,486
Posted By Pherdinand
A few things that typically make a good image...

A few things that typically make a good image
-Number of viewsof the image in the RFF gallery
-Noctilux
-Boobs
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 06-12-2017
Replies: 119
Views: 4,788
Posted By Pherdinand
...reviewed and rejected?:D

...reviewed and rejected?:D
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 06-12-2017
Replies: 119
Views: 4,788
Posted By Pherdinand
haha been there done that! went to Korea and...

haha been there done that!
went to Korea and forgot the charger.
Went for work but had some time off...
Oh well, batteries lasted longer than i thought and i had this "back to film" feeling where you...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 06-10-2017
Replies: 9
Views: 1,241
Posted By Pherdinand
So what did you guys pick? I couldn't resist...

So what did you guys pick?
I couldn't resist Capa:) neither his shot nor his shot;)
First time that i get into this...
I guess they will sell a lot of the d-dayshot. It'/0s almost becoming a cliche....
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-09-2017
Replies: 130
Views: 5,974
Posted By Pherdinand
Oh i did score a huge bunch of bw photo paper...

Oh i did score a huge bunch of bw photo paper (long expired), some of it will probably be crap but some will be good...for free. That's a decent "deal".
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-09-2017
Replies: 130
Views: 5,974
Posted By Pherdinand
somehow no gear was real bargain on my side. I...

somehow no gear was real bargain on my side. I did buy a few that looked like a great deals, but turned out to be duds needing hours of tinkering to get them fixed.I also picked up recently 7...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-09-2017
Replies: 5
Views: 502
Posted By Pherdinand
There ARE plenty of idiots, who use their phone...

There ARE plenty of idiots, who use their phone (in vertical) to make videos of stuff they perceive as funny/interesting/hot.
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 06-08-2017
Replies: 25
Views: 1,644
Posted By Pherdinand
You said 1cm white border, so i assume you were...

You said 1cm white border, so i assume you were consistent and ment 16x20 cm prints and not 16x20 inches. That way the comment about them being oversized is not valid.
But i might be wrong.

You...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 06-02-2017
Replies: 96
Views: 4,632
Posted By Pherdinand
It's not, as long as you are doing...

It's not, as long as you are doing stereophotography;)
Forum: Yashica RF 06-01-2017
Replies: 17
Views: 2,455
Posted By Pherdinand
Hey, Nice reviews you have. One comment:...

Hey,
Nice reviews you have.
One comment: capacitor replacement on the Minolta x570/x700 is really quite simple.
Give it a try:)
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 05-30-2017
Replies: 28
Views: 1,229
Posted By Pherdinand
The 1st one is the least crappy. :D

The 1st one is the least crappy.
:D
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 05-29-2017
Replies: 9
Views: 1,505
Posted By Pherdinand
Roger, from the looks of it, i expected that egg...

Roger, from the looks of it, i expected that egg to show different levels of flotation (and not coloration) to indicate egg hardness... are u sure it was broken?
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-12-2017
Replies: 90
Views: 4,783
Posted By Pherdinand
My favorite. Just read the text, too.

My favorite.
Just read the text, too.
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 05-03-2017
Replies: 24
Views: 2,106
Posted By Pherdinand
hehe. An incident meter on a selfie-stick maybe?

hehe.
An incident meter on a selfie-stick maybe?
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-01-2017
Replies: 323
Views: 25,449
Posted By Pherdinand
balda super baldina (the pre-war version): looked...

balda super baldina (the pre-war version): looked very appealimg, with a great 50/2 lens ,coupled RF and parallax correction on the VF(!) - but then, the film transport was half broken. So i opened...
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-23-2017
Replies: 252
Views: 21,929
Posted By Pherdinand
What's the second most photographed american...

What's the second most photographed american city, after New York?
Fort Wayne, Indiana

Lol
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 04-22-2017
Replies: 23
Views: 2,207
Posted By Pherdinand
Yellowgreen is the grounding/earth. As much as i...

Yellowgreen is the grounding/earth. As much as i can see 1,4,7 are interconnected and designated to grounding(the symbol). 7 connects some big metal sheet to the ground. 1 leaves the room through the...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 04-22-2017
Replies: 23
Views: 2,207
Posted By Pherdinand
Blue goes to blue, black goes to black, the...

Blue goes to blue, black goes to black, the electrons dance in the shadow of the grounding- the yellowgreen goes to number four.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-23-2017
Replies: 50
Views: 2,640
Posted By Pherdinand
Are you putting your film in backwards:))

Are you putting your film in backwards:))
Forum: Travel 02-04-2017
Replies: 32
Views: 1,448
Posted By Pherdinand
Jeez dude.

Jeez dude.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-04-2017
Replies: 9
Views: 654
Posted By Pherdinand
Film was stickin to the paper?? Thats not...

Film was stickin to the paper?? Thats not good:))
Maybe it got wet at some point and stuck to the paper backing with the emulsion side, gettin damaged when you "unstuck" it?
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 02-04-2017
Replies: 43
Views: 3,222
Posted By Pherdinand
I give you an example. If the temperature of the...

I give you an example. If the temperature of the two parts is different you might have a small size or pitch difference that blocks locking in on some cameras.
Or if the M3s you got has a mount made...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 02-04-2017
Replies: 43
Views: 3,222
Posted By Pherdinand
Well it does say m2 m3 so i agree with the bad...

Well it does say m2 m3 so i agree with the bad dudes above... technically it is a correctly sold adapter:D

Sometimes mnute differences in engineering and/or machining mess up backward compatibility...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 02-02-2017
Replies: 36
Views: 3,014
Posted By Pherdinand
Not a good set of choices... The A model is very...

Not a good set of choices...
The A model is very basic, really, with a dark finder, limited shutter speeds and so-so lens. Sure it will perform ok in daylight outside at f/11... but it ait't very...
Forum: Optics Theory - 01-10-2017
Replies: 10
Views: 1,553
Posted By Pherdinand
That underlined part is wrong. Once you walk...

That underlined part is wrong. Once you walk closer to the subject you change your perspective i.e. you change the foreground-background ratio in the image.
So if you use the same lens but walk...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-10-2017
Replies: 29
Views: 1,665
Posted By Pherdinand
darkroom printing would - normally - be done on...

darkroom printing would - normally - be done on black and white paper which of course does not support any colors :)
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 01-09-2017
Replies: 208
Views: 16,219
Posted By Pherdinand
exactly :D quotes from the great ancestors, the...

exactly :D
quotes from the great ancestors, the biggest cliche of the 21st century

PS yes, a lot of cliches and a lot of utterly boring street shots... even aside the viewers' taste, there are...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-03-2017
Replies: 185
Views: 23,924
Posted By Pherdinand
why would you do that to yourself? as a fashion...

why would you do that to yourself? as a fashion statement?
edit: ah i see "sell everything" means not everything- keeping some lenses...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-03-2017
Replies: 4
Views: 798
Posted By Pherdinand
maybe you've loaded it wrong

maybe you've loaded it wrong
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 12-23-2016
Replies: 62
Views: 6,031
Posted By Pherdinand
i run the risk of repeating myself, but.. why...

i run the risk of repeating myself, but..
why don't you go on a holiday somewhere far,far away?
by selling half of those 4 kits, if needed for financing the trip

it can really be an inspiration and...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-21-2016
Replies: 54
Views: 3,922
Posted By Pherdinand
no- it could also mean, that more people are...

no- it could also mean, that more people are consciously trying to recycle, instead of dumping everything into one big waste container.

Possibly it's a combination of the two:)
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-21-2016
Replies: 54
Views: 3,922
Posted By Pherdinand
wow that was just so effing deep:D Merry...

wow that was just so effing deep:D
Merry Christmas dude (forever!)
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 12-19-2016
Replies: 111
Views: 7,642
Posted By Pherdinand
You just gave the exact reason, why a universal...

You just gave the exact reason, why a universal 12mph speed limit would not be applicable. It's the same.
And if you only want the 12mph to be enforced in special places (like crowded downtowns),...
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 11-24-2016
Replies: 231
Views: 13,043
Posted By Pherdinand
Once i dissected a pregnant...onion! That was...

Once i dissected a pregnant...onion! That was (notwithstandoing the occasional self-mutilation) the biggest harm i have caused with a knife in my whole adult life. I have used a not-so-special Ikea...
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 11-24-2016
Replies: 13
Views: 2,090
Posted By Pherdinand
pisses me off a lot when i see things like,...

pisses me off a lot when i see things like, banana wrapped in shrink foil, or the package of childrens' toys esp. dolls

Recycling can go funny, too. A few years back, my county signed a 5-years...
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-24-2016
Replies: 44
Views: 2,404
Posted By Pherdinand
azo 18, 21 and 24 din... not sure how much it did...

azo 18, 21 and 24 din... not sure how much it did cost, but cost wasn't an issue- availability was...
Forum: RFF News 11-23-2016
Replies: 22
Views: 3,655
Posted By Pherdinand
i have voted on the one i like most. But i don't...

i have voted on the one i like most.
But i don't generally like VM's work.
So it might be wrong what i did...:D
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 11-21-2016
Replies: 47
Views: 4,869
Posted By Pherdinand
most if not all, of my stories are like that-...

most if not all, of my stories are like that- noone gives a diddly squat.
But i'm a nice guy so people around are polite and they pretend to listen.
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-21-2016
Replies: 36
Views: 1,846
Posted By Pherdinand
agree: you need new relatives who better...

agree: you need new relatives who better appreciate your work:D
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-17-2016
Replies: 54
Views: 4,119
Posted By Pherdinand
That one, yes, with the future of social media...

That one, yes, with the future of social media "liking"
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-17-2016
Replies: 54
Views: 4,119
Posted By Pherdinand
By te way, it comes and goes, just like lambada...

By te way, it comes and goes, just like lambada dancing, pokemon hunting, etc
Dont worry too much about that.
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-17-2016
Replies: 54
Views: 4,119
Posted By Pherdinand
Watch black mirror, 2nd or 3rd episode from...

Watch black mirror, 2nd or 3rd episode from season3.
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 11-15-2016
Replies: 71
Views: 5,057
Posted By Pherdinand
just next to gandhi, LOL

just next to gandhi, LOL
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 11-15-2016
Replies: 40
Views: 2,703
Posted By Pherdinand
you've skipped me.

you've skipped me.
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 11-14-2016
Replies: 71
Views: 5,057
Posted By Pherdinand
haha not sure what my own politica/religious...

haha
not sure what my own politica/religious stance is, though, so if you figured it out tell me, pls
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 11-14-2016
Replies: 71
Views: 5,057
Posted By Pherdinand
indeed. and this doesn't make it a less dump...

indeed. and this doesn't make it a less dump policy.

"Obviously wrong" and "responsibility of the buyer" are only obvious to some people, with the correct experience.
If my mom wants to buy a leica...
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