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Forum: Canon Rangefinders - Peter Dechert and Peter Kitchingman 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 22
Views: 3,674
Posted By rlouzan
Check Instagram marc_gogogo

Check Instagram marc_gogogo
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 39
Views: 2,103
Posted By rlouzan
Just sell It as-is, and order a chinese replica....

Just sell It as-is, and order a chinese replica. My 2 cents
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-09-2020
Replies: 9
Views: 344
Posted By rlouzan
Fill It Up at a 45 degree angle, and rap on the...

Fill It Up at a 45 degree angle, and rap on the table.
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-28-2020
Replies: 54
Views: 1,239
Posted By rlouzan
Fujichrome 100

Fujichrome 100
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 09-22-2019
Replies: 43
Views: 1,888
Posted By rlouzan
Thanks:cool:

Thanks:cool:
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 09-22-2019
Replies: 43
Views: 1,888
Posted By rlouzan
Hi, Would you happen to know the Gitzo modelo/...

Hi,
Would you happen to know the Gitzo modelo/ parts #
Thanks in avance,
RLouzan
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-03-2019
Replies: 63
Views: 2,731
Posted By rlouzan
https://m.facebook.com/plasticbath/posts/pcb.23592...

https://m.facebook.com/plasticbath/posts/pcb.2359225600982019/?photo_id=2300387210088139&mds=%2Fphotos%2Fviewer%2F%3Fphotoset_token%3Dpcb.2359225600982019%26photo%3D2300387210088139%26profileid%3D1000...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 08-10-2019
Replies: 11
Views: 1,554
Posted By rlouzan
http://www.camapart.com/home/bokeh-king-is-naked-r...

http://www.camapart.com/home/bokeh-king-is-naked-repairing-leica-summicron-35mm-pre-asph

https://www.photo.net/discuss/threads/plastic-king-of-bokeh.432072/
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 08-04-2019
Replies: 2
Views: 430
Posted By rlouzan
Your welcome :D

Your welcome :D
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 08-04-2019
Replies: 2
Views: 430
Posted By rlouzan
Leica M3 Service Manual

https://photographysgoldenageii.wordpress.com/2019/02/08/leica-m3-service-manual/
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 08-02-2019
Replies: 20
Views: 1,193
Posted By rlouzan
The 50mm Summicron-m f2 DR coating was changed...

The 50mm Summicron-m f2 DR coating was changed from SN 2.2xx.xxx (harder lens coating + more contraste).
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-26-2019
Replies: 8
Views: 486
Posted By rlouzan
Yes, M-6 plugs.

Yes, M-6 plugs.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-25-2019
Replies: 8
Views: 486
Posted By rlouzan
I did the same to my M3 with M6 parte. Disregard...

I did the same to my M3 with M6 parte.
Disregard #4
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-25-2019
Replies: 8
Views: 486
Posted By rlouzan
Kaiser 201313 Flash Socket Adapter This adapter...

Kaiser 201313 Flash Socket Adapter

This adapter converts the flash socket of the M1, M2, and M3 cameras to the universal PC flash sync socket.
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 07-18-2019
Replies: 9
Views: 752
Posted By rlouzan
Thanks! An Interesting bit of photo history.

Thanks! An Interesting bit of photo history.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 07-18-2019
Replies: 47
Views: 3,997
Posted By rlouzan
50 mm f/1.4 Red Flag 20, a copy of the 35 mm...

50 mm f/1.4 Red Flag 20, a copy of the 35 mm Summilux + 90mm Summicron
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-17-2019
Replies: 78
Poll: M4 or M4-P
Views: 2,581
Posted By rlouzan
#10. ...

#10. https://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=89129
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-17-2019
Replies: 78
Poll: M4 or M4-P
Views: 2,581
Posted By rlouzan
https://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/showthread...

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=82826

https://rangefinderforum.com/forums/showthread.php?p=2768353
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 06-22-2019
Replies: 8
Views: 470
Posted By rlouzan
https://www.ebay.com/itm/SmallRig-Cold-Shoe-Mount-...

https://www.ebay.com/itm/SmallRig-Cold-Shoe-Mount-Adapter-with-Anti-off-Button-2260-CG-/264156515475?_ul=ES

Regards,
Robert
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 06-22-2019
Replies: 8
Views: 470
Posted By rlouzan
https://www.ebay.com/itm/NEW-Nikon-Flash-Locking-C...

https://www.ebay.com/itm/NEW-Nikon-Flash-Locking-Cold-Shoe-with-1-4-20-Threaded-Foot-Strobe-Speedlight-/123350315554?_ul=ES
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 06-22-2019
Replies: 8
Views: 470
Posted By rlouzan
eBay, B&H photo, Adorama ... Lindahl 39-1014...

eBay, B&H photo, Adorama ...

Lindahl 39-1014 Universal Accessory Shoe Adapter

Norman 39-1014 (810902) Universal Shoe

Hama Mounting Shoe With Insulating Plate
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 05-17-2019
Replies: 59
Views: 2,570
Posted By rlouzan
Yes, but must take into account light...

Yes, but must take into account light transmission problems.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-09-2019
Replies: 36
Views: 1,357
Posted By rlouzan
Dora Goodman open-source zone...

Dora Goodman open-source zone Camera.
https://www.diyphotography.net/the-goodman-one-is-an-open-source-3d-printable-medium-format-camera-you-can-make-yourself/
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 04-08-2019
Replies: 271
Views: 25,433
Posted By rlouzan
RIP Roger ��

RIP Roger ��
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-27-2018
Replies: 70
Views: 3,054
Posted By rlouzan
Photographer/Filmmaker Raymond Depardon

Photographer/Filmmaker Raymond Depardon
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 06-25-2018
Replies: 4
Views: 790
Posted By rlouzan
Rest in peace

Rest in peace
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 05-24-2018
Replies: 16
Views: 1,722
Posted By rlouzan
Good to know. ��

Good to know. ��
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 05-24-2018
Replies: 16
Views: 1,722
Posted By rlouzan
Ahhh :angel:

Ahhh :angel:
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 05-24-2018
Replies: 16
Views: 1,722
Posted By rlouzan
A used Corfield wa67 should be available in the...

A used Corfield wa67 should be available in the UK.
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 05-18-2018
Replies: 31
Views: 1,058
Posted By rlouzan
Q-tips + Ronsonol Iighter fluid.

Q-tips + Ronsonol Iighter fluid.
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 04-22-2018
Replies: 34
Views: 1,770
Posted By rlouzan
1:1 Windex Original Glass Cleaner + distilled...

1:1 Windex Original Glass Cleaner + distilled water.
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 04-11-2018
Replies: 7
Views: 776
Posted By rlouzan
Yes, I use an RZ A Matte screen in my 3.5F

Yes, I use an RZ A Matte screen in my 3.5F
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-25-2018
Replies: 26
Views: 1,308
Posted By rlouzan
#9 I second that!

#9 I second that!
Forum: Lomography 01-20-2018
Replies: 34
Views: 2,201
Posted By rlouzan
https://holgamods.com/holgamods/120FB.html https:...

https://holgamods.com/holgamods/120FB.html

https://petapixel.com/2011/03/03/show-lo-fi-photos-with-a-cheap-holga-lens-on-your-fancy-dslr/
Forum: Lomography 01-20-2018
Replies: 34
Views: 2,201
Posted By rlouzan
;)http://www.skgrimes.com/whats-new/2007-2/barrel-...

;)http://www.skgrimes.com/whats-new/2007-2/barrel-lens-to-hasselblad-adapter
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 01-17-2018
Replies: 11
Views: 1,057
Posted By rlouzan
Always place all film reels, even the empty ones,...

Always place all film reels, even the empty ones, in develping tank and fill It Up.
Forum: Jim Lager - Leica Historian 01-09-2018
Replies: 13
Views: 1,729
Posted By rlouzan
https://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/showthread...

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=154505
Forum: Jim Lager - Leica Historian 01-09-2018
Replies: 13
Views: 1,729
Posted By rlouzan
The 21mm w/googles was Reinhold Mueller and...

The 21mm w/googles was Reinhold Mueller and TomA's brainchild.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 12-17-2017
Replies: 59
Views: 4,997
Posted By rlouzan
Chrome 50mm Elmar-m

Chrome 50mm Elmar-m
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 12-05-2017
Replies: 56
Views: 3,073
Posted By rlouzan
Bill, Under $1000 for a dslr or mirrorless camera...

Bill, Under $1000 for a dslr or mirrorless camera w/50mm f1.8. A plain manual exposure body with no AF, lcd screen, built in flash ...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 12-05-2017
Replies: 56
Views: 3,073
Posted By rlouzan
I justo want an affordable, no frills, full-frame...

I justo want an affordable, no frills, full-frame camera body.
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 11-20-2017
Replies: 17
Views: 1,485
Posted By rlouzan
Chimping!!! ��

Chimping!!! ��
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 11-06-2017
Replies: 46
Views: 9,247
Posted By rlouzan
#31 M48.5 x 0.5 Retaining Ring for summicron-m...

#31 M48.5 x 0.5 Retaining Ring for summicron-m 50mm V4.
https ://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=158983
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 09-19-2017
Replies: 34
Views: 2,888
Posted By rlouzan
Hummm The Minotar on my Minox MB was tack sharp.

Hummm The Minotar on my Minox MB was tack sharp.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-19-2017
Replies: 5
Views: 882
Posted By rlouzan
Sorry to hear that.��

Sorry to hear that.��
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-18-2017
Replies: 5
Views: 882
Posted By rlouzan
The rangefinder adjustment is part of a CLA. The...

The rangefinder adjustment is part of a CLA. The back screw-on eyepice could set you back $80 - 100.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 02-28-2016
Replies: 45
Views: 4,157
Posted By rlouzan
I'm just joking ! :D

I'm just joking ! :D
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 02-28-2016
Replies: 45
Views: 4,157
Posted By rlouzan
Lets just say that all the words that end in -ism...

Lets just say that all the words that end in -ism are bad (ex. communism, socialism, anarchism, capitalism ...) You catch my drift! Before I erase this thread.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 02-27-2016
Replies: 45
Views: 4,157
Posted By rlouzan
Jajaja Good one. :D

Jajaja Good one. :D
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 02-27-2016
Replies: 45
Views: 4,157
Posted By rlouzan
Can't agree with you. Also the current european...

Can't agree with you. Also the current european nationalist problem, is different than the separatist Basque and catalan movemets.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 02-27-2016
Replies: 45
Views: 4,157
Posted By rlouzan
I'm half spanish and lived through the las years...

I'm half spanish and lived through the las years of "la dictadura", and I find it amusing that you tell me that Franco wasn't a fascist.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 02-27-2016
Replies: 45
Views: 4,157
Posted By rlouzan
Franco was a fascist.

Franco was a fascist.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 02-27-2016
Replies: 45
Views: 4,157
Posted By rlouzan
Don't know, I'm not a SM expert. Original price...

Don't know, I'm not a SM expert. Original price was 12000€ Recently I've seen a BMW Afrika Korps (the real McCoy) that was confiscated by the spanish government.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 02-27-2016
Replies: 45
Views: 4,157
Posted By rlouzan
Old SM Nazi Leica

For sale at the III Feira de Antiguedades, Santiago de Compostela, Spain. White paint body w/ snakeskin covering (1936 Olympics) + gold plated lens. Present to a "ministro" of dictator F. Franco....
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-05-2015
Replies: 42
Views: 5,483
Posted By rlouzan
Yes, I've had problems with B&H used dept. and...

Yes, I've had problems with B&H used dept. and with Mr. Posner (years ago). I no longer buy from them.
-Used Nikon body with ripped curtain, specifically request USA warranty items and get grey...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-24-2015
Replies: 76
Views: 6,076
Posted By rlouzan
Vespa 150...

Vespa 150 TAP
http://www.gizmag.com/vespa-150-tap-cannon-scooter/30620/
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-24-2015
Replies: 76
Views: 6,076
Posted By rlouzan
Vespa 150 Tap ;)

Vespa 150 Tap ;)
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-15-2015
Replies: 8
Views: 1,081
Posted By rlouzan
View camera mag, ran an article on BTZS a long...

View camera mag, ran an article on BTZS a long time ago. You can make your own with some PVC pipe and end caps, or just roll the PVC tubes in 3 trays (Dev, stop and fix).
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-04-2015
Replies: 11
Views: 1,487
Posted By rlouzan
Bruno, A 50mm f1.4 Summilux-m V1 (pre-asph). Un...

Bruno,

A 50mm f1.4 Summilux-m V1 (pre-asph).

Un saludo,
Roberto
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 05-03-2015
Replies: 25
Views: 5,581
Posted By rlouzan
Sam Hoskins, Francisco Hidalgo ...

Sam Hoskins, Francisco Hidalgo ...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 05-01-2015
Replies: 62
Views: 8,929
Posted By rlouzan
I should have said "from a broken LC-A camera". ...

I should have said "from a broken LC-A camera". The lens diaphragm could be attached, but it's probably easier to attach waterhouse stops/ND filters.
Have you ever heard about photographer Leonard...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 05-01-2015
Replies: 62
Views: 8,929
Posted By rlouzan
I'll hack an old broken Lomo CL-A 32mm Minitar-1...

I'll hack an old broken Lomo CL-A 32mm Minitar-1 lens, to a m body cap.
A fixed f2.8 and zone focus pancake lens for $35.
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 04-24-2015
Replies: 21
Views: 3,296
Posted By rlouzan
If you use strobe: flash tube age, flash...

If you use strobe: flash tube age, flash duration, UV vs Non UV tubes ... will have a significant impact in color temperature.
There are several color meter apps available for iPhone and Android.
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-23-2015
Replies: 29
Views: 2,495
Posted By rlouzan
+1 Black paper tape

+1 Black paper tape
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-20-2015
Replies: 41
Views: 16,819
Posted By rlouzan
+1 40mm f2 CLE Rokkor-m

+1 40mm f2 CLE Rokkor-m
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-20-2015
Replies: 18
Views: 2,602
Posted By rlouzan
+1 Dip and dunk. If it's orthochromatic film you...

+1 Dip and dunk. If it's orthochromatic film you can also use a safelight.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-19-2015
Replies: 9
Views: 1,463
Posted By rlouzan
I have a big problem with dealers selling both...

I have a big problem with dealers selling both USA and grey market cameras at the same time. The manufacturers and government are the only ones to blame for for allowing these practices.

My 2 cents
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 04-19-2015
Replies: 14
Views: 1,994
Posted By rlouzan
The Pentax MX is probably a better choice.

The Pentax MX is probably a better choice.
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 04-18-2015
Replies: 26
Views: 8,240
Posted By rlouzan
Ron, Not just one, we tested several F3.5s and...

Ron,

Not just one, we tested several F3.5s and F2.8s;)
My F3.5 is whisper quiet. :D

Regards,
Robert
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 04-18-2015
Replies: 26
Views: 8,240
Posted By rlouzan
Brett, It's the shutter size ... Many years ago,...

Brett,

It's the shutter size ... Many years ago, one of the sales clerks at Ken Hanser did a side by side demonstration for us. Those were the days!

Regards,
Robert
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 04-18-2015
Replies: 26
Views: 8,240
Posted By rlouzan
Hi, +1 Rolleiflex F3.5 (Cheaper, sharper and...

Hi,

+1 Rolleiflex F3.5 (Cheaper, sharper and much quieter than the F2.8) but replace the original screen.

Regards,
Robert
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-17-2015
Replies: 6
Views: 1,314
Posted By rlouzan
Hi, Yes, that is the case for Leica made...

Hi,

Yes, that is the case for Leica made lenses.

Regards,
Robert
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-17-2015
Replies: 6
Views: 1,314
Posted By rlouzan
It's perfectly normal, there is nothing wrong...

It's perfectly normal, there is nothing wrong with them. Ex. Instead of f1.4 it will be F1.3
Forum: Hardware / Computers / Drives / etc 04-16-2015
Replies: 7
Views: 1,989
Posted By rlouzan
Perhaps a led panel light + some 1/8" white...

Perhaps a led panel light + some 1/8" white translucent plexiglass.
Forum: Hardware / Computers / Drives / etc 04-16-2015
Replies: 7
Views: 1,989
Posted By rlouzan
Hi, I use a 49x16" Luxor:D but ... Some old ...

Hi,

I use a 49x16" Luxor:D but ...

Some old 9x13" models:

Graphiclite GLX-10LG
Acculight portable viewer/sorter
Matrix SV-1 attache viewer
Just superflat mini 5000
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-16-2015
Replies: 7
Views: 1,351
Posted By rlouzan
Carl Zeiss C-Biogon T* 35mm f2.8 ZM

Carl Zeiss C-Biogon T* 35mm f2.8 ZM
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 04-16-2015
Replies: 40
Views: 6,434
Posted By rlouzan
What film format are you using? Unless you have...

What film format are you using? Unless you have interchangeable film backs/holders, or expose a whole roll of 35mm film, N+ dev. is out of the question.

I recommend you use Fred Picker's zone...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-14-2015
Replies: 32
Views: 5,355
Posted By rlouzan
Yes, improved MC and has the best f1.4...

Yes, improved MC and has the best f1.4 performance.
V1 and V2 http://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=76480
Forum: Large Format Film RF 04-14-2015
Replies: 32
Views: 4,348
Posted By rlouzan
4x5"...

4x5" Tachihara
http://www.kenrockwell.com/tech/tachihara.htm
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-14-2015
Replies: 32
Views: 5,355
Posted By rlouzan
Keep the Summilux Asph FLE and buy a titanium pre...

Keep the Summilux Asph FLE and buy a titanium pre Asph Summilux.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-13-2015
Replies: 12
Views: 2,167
Posted By rlouzan
Just ask DAG if a M2 rewind knob fits your MP...

Just ask DAG if a M2 rewind knob fits your MP body.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-11-2015
Replies: 9
Views: 1,562
Posted By rlouzan
;) n14226 (from...

;) n14226 (from 1978)
http://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=89455
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-11-2015
Replies: 9
Views: 1,562
Posted By rlouzan
Leica R hardware set

Leica R hardware set
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-11-2015
Replies: 9
Views: 1,562
Posted By rlouzan
Hi, The Leica M4-P Strap is n14253. The one you...

Hi,

The Leica M4-P Strap is n14253. The one you are asking is the R3/M4-2 strap, pictured below. Send leica parts dept. the picture for help.

Regards,
Robert
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 04-11-2015
Replies: 10
Views: 1,739
Posted By rlouzan
DIY Built-in meter area pattern: 1) Attach...

DIY Built-in meter area pattern:

1) Attach camera to a tripod
2) Point camera to a ceiling tungsten light bulb approx. 8ft away
3) Set camera at ASA 100 and lens to f8
4) Take a meter reading,...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 04-11-2015
Replies: 10
Views: 1,739
Posted By rlouzan
http://photo.net/medium-format-photography-forum/0...

http://photo.net/medium-format-photography-forum/00HiQX

http://www.apug.org/forums/forum51/50748-mamiya-6-7-metering.html
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 04-09-2015
Replies: 36
Views: 5,115
Posted By rlouzan
$125 + syndication is a rip off, but this is a...

$125 + syndication is a rip off, but this is a sign of the times.
I didn't like KM-25 response, but unfortunately with the privacy laws we have in the EU, taking pictures of EMS workers and...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-08-2015
Replies: 23
Views: 2,189
Posted By rlouzan
Bad idea, focus on a scrap of enlarger paper.

Bad idea, focus on a scrap of enlarger paper.
Forum: Travel 04-05-2015
Replies: 8
Views: 1,223
Posted By rlouzan
Domke 803 Lowepro Passport Sling II ...

Domke 803
Lowepro Passport Sling II
...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-05-2015
Replies: 21
Views: 2,820
Posted By rlouzan
Just use distilled water for a final rinse.

Just use distilled water for a final rinse.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 04-03-2015
Replies: 44
Views: 8,732
Posted By rlouzan
The F4 with the MB20 combo was the only option...

The F4 with the MB20 combo was the only option available, when first released, in Europe. I remember ordering a MB21 from Del's camera, the only place that had them at the time in the US.
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 03-22-2015
Replies: 16
Views: 2,244
Posted By rlouzan
8x http://www.peakoptics.com/index.php?main_page=p...

8x
http://www.peakoptics.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&products_id=146
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-21-2015
Replies: 6
Views: 761
Posted By rlouzan
... but this one is...

... but this one is better:

http://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/product/620896-REG/Wimberley_BS_100_BS_100_3_8_16_to_1_4_20.html/prm/alsVwDtl
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 03-09-2015
Replies: 17
Views: 1,743
Posted By rlouzan
Avelino, You don't lose anything by asking ......

Avelino,

You don't lose anything by asking ... ;)

Boa sorte!

Leica - Aparelhos Opticos de Precisão, SA


Telefone:252 330 300Telefone
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-28-2015
Replies: 6
Views: 1,514
Posted By rlouzan
I always fasten my PC cord to one of my camera's...

I always fasten my PC cord to one of my camera's split rings, via a fishing tackle safety snap on a swivel, to avoid PC sync cords from popping off.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-28-2015
Replies: 6
Views: 1,514
Posted By rlouzan
You can modify your Leica M2/3 flash sockets, to...

You can modify your Leica M2/3 flash sockets, to take standard PC cords, with M6 parts.

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=82826
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-28-2015
Replies: 6
Views: 1,514
Posted By rlouzan
Bruce Gilden uses a Vivitar 285 w/ Holly Metal...

Bruce Gilden uses a Vivitar 285 w/ Holly Metal Foot One, powered by a 6V 1.2Ah lead sealed rechargeable battery, triggered by a Paramount H sync cord.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-21-2015
Replies: 14
Views: 2,386
Posted By rlouzan
Buy a used M2 top plate, have it painted, and...

Buy a used M2 top plate, have it painted, and swap it out.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-04-2015
Replies: 77
Views: 5,745
Posted By rlouzan
Hi Ben, 1 )Condenser enlargers create a lot of...

Hi Ben,

1 )Condenser enlargers create a lot of heat build-up. As long as the 35mm neg. remains flas it's OK, if not use painter's tape.
2) Enlarger time should be above 15sec. to compensate for...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 02-03-2015
Replies: 93
Views: 9,373
Posted By rlouzan
Stephen, The main problem with the 300TL was...

Stephen,

The main problem with the 300TL was torque, when the camera was held vertically. The flash wouldn't fire most of the time (the camera's hot shoe didn't align with the 5 contacts on the...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 02-02-2015
Replies: 93
Views: 9,373
Posted By rlouzan
Stephen, Former combat photographer Chris Morris...

Stephen,

Former combat photographer Chris Morris ,from Agency VII, is largely recognized as one of Canon's strongest...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 02-02-2015
Replies: 93
Views: 9,373
Posted By rlouzan
1) Canon T90 2) Canon F1, original 3) Canon FTb-ql

1) Canon T90
2) Canon F1, original
3) Canon FTb-ql
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-02-2015
Replies: 77
Views: 5,745
Posted By rlouzan
http://www.apug.org/forums/forum41/1...-enlarger.h...

http://www.apug.org/forums/forum41/1...-enlarger.html

If you are afraid of burning a hole, buy a 20x24" sheet of Rosco full white or Lee 216 diffuser.

[quote=bence8810;2442762]Thanks! I am very...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 01-30-2015
Replies: 7
Views: 990
Posted By rlouzan
Yes, but the EU Ronsonol isn't nearly as good as...

Yes, but the EU Ronsonol isn't nearly as good as the one sold in the USA, it leaves a lot of residues.
I use it to clean negs (shiny side).
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 01-30-2015
Replies: 21
Views: 2,223
Posted By rlouzan
http://www.apug.org/forums/forum41/11339-turning-c...

http://www.apug.org/forums/forum41/11339-turning-condenser-enlarger-into-diffusion-enlarger.html

If you are afraid of burning a hole, buy a 20x24" sheet of Rosco full white or Lee 216...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 01-29-2015
Replies: 21
Views: 2,223
Posted By rlouzan
Yes, you can also use a piece of 1/8" milk white...

Yes, you can also use a piece of 1/8" milk white lexan/plexiglass, opal glass, Rosco full white or half white, tracing paper, baking paper ...
Can I stack the ND and contrast filters in the...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-29-2015
Replies: 77
Views: 5,745
Posted By rlouzan
Ben, It's always better to keep variables to a...

Ben,

It's always better to keep variables to a minimum, to obtain consistent results. Buy big film/paper boxes, same developers, find your own film EI and developing times, examine prints under the...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-28-2015
Replies: 77
Views: 5,745
Posted By rlouzan
Looks okay to me, but I don't know if the...

Looks okay to me, but I don't know if the developing time is for a condenser or a diffused enlarger. Remember that Kodak's ASA and developing times are only a general starting point, not a...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-28-2015
Replies: 77
Views: 5,745
Posted By rlouzan
Questions: What film did you use? What is your...

Questions:

What film did you use?
What is your Film Exposure Index?
What developer did you use?
Developer time/temp.?
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-26-2015
Replies: 77
Views: 5,745
Posted By rlouzan
The print is way overexposed. The LPL 3301D is a...

The print is way overexposed.
The LPL 3301D is a condenser enlarger, and the pro lab is probably using a diffuser enlarger. . To diffuse your enlarger head and increase exposure time, use a piece of...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-26-2015
Replies: 24
Views: 3,514
Posted By rlouzan
How about asking Lumiere camera?

How about asking Lumiere camera?
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 01-23-2015
Replies: 21
Views: 2,223
Posted By rlouzan
Hi Ben, Yes, that'll do. Above the lens is...

Hi Ben,

Yes, that'll do. Above the lens is best, but below is probably easier for split grade printing.

Regards,
Robert
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 01-22-2015
Replies: 21
Views: 2,223
Posted By rlouzan
I don't have my VC resin filters at hand, but I...

I don't have my VC resin filters at hand, but I think they were made by Ilford or Oriental. I purchased them several years ago from B&H. The used camera dept./ebay ... is probably the best...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 01-22-2015
Replies: 21
Views: 2,223
Posted By rlouzan
Yes, the filters you need are 7.5cm Square...

Yes, the filters you need are 7.5cm Square (3")
http://www.khbphotografix.com/LPL/LPL3301D.htm
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 01-22-2015
Replies: 21
Views: 2,223
Posted By rlouzan
I recommend resin filters, and you can always...

I recommend resin filters, and you can always measure the filter drawer before buying them.
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 01-22-2015
Replies: 21
Views: 2,223
Posted By rlouzan
Hi Ben, You have to buy a 3 1/2 x 3 1/2...

Hi Ben,

You have to buy a 3 1/2 x 3 1/2 "multigrade resin filter kit (#00 - #5) for use above the lens.
The filter brand isn't important ... but expect small contrast variations. Used filters are...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-20-2015
Replies: 14
Views: 2,311
Posted By rlouzan
M6 Body Ex ++: $1100 35mm f2 Summicron-m V4...

M6 Body Ex ++: $1100
35mm f2 Summicron-m V4 Mint-: $1500 - 1800

Together: $2500
Forum: Large Format Film RF 01-17-2015
Replies: 54
Views: 11,040
Posted By rlouzan
Yes!!!:D http://www.largeformatphotography.info/fo...

Yes!!!:D
http://www.largeformatphotography.info/forum/showthread.php?75220-mido-filmholders
Forum: Large Format Film RF 01-17-2015
Replies: 54
Views: 11,040
Posted By rlouzan
A few years ago, there was a company that sold...

A few years ago, there was a company that sold reusable large format film pack sleeves.
Roger Hicks probably remembers the Shutterbug article.
Forum: Large Format Film RF 01-16-2015
Replies: 54
Views: 11,040
Posted By rlouzan
Ken Ruth of Bald Mountain, CA made several...

Ken Ruth of Bald Mountain, CA made several compact LF RF cameras. I wonder if they could take film packs?
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-13-2015
Replies: 7
Views: 1,198
Posted By rlouzan
35mm Voigtlander or a used Acall/Komura external...

35mm Voigtlander or a used Acall/Komura external VF.
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 01-12-2015
Replies: 18
Views: 3,663
Posted By rlouzan
All this talk about lens smearing, vignetting,...

All this talk about lens smearing, vignetting, color fringing ... reminds me of a tale that I was once told by Bob Schwalberg. A famous photojournalist friend of his had asked him about a new lens...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-11-2015
Replies: 75
Views: 9,587
Posted By rlouzan
40mm f2...

40mm f2 Rokkor
http://www.rangefinderforum.com/photopost-classifieds/showproduct.php?product=45933
(No connection to seller)
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 01-11-2015
Replies: 22
Views: 2,567
Posted By rlouzan
35mm Biogon f2.8

35mm Biogon f2.8
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-03-2015
Replies: 5
Views: 1,038
Posted By rlouzan
Leica USA uses: Testors Enamel Paint...

Leica USA uses: Testors Enamel Paint Markers
http://www.amazon.com/Testors-Enamel-Paint-Marker-Gloss-Red/dp/B007PEBRJ2
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-01-2015
Replies: 8
Views: 1,771
Posted By rlouzan
+ The Canon 20mm f2.8 suffers from light...

+ The Canon 20mm f2.8 suffers from light transmission problems. If you use a hand held light meter, exposure must be compensated by +1/2 f/stop.
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 01-01-2015
Replies: 49
Views: 4,590
Posted By rlouzan
John, I would send it to Sherry Krauter,she does...

John,

I would send it to Sherry Krauter,she does excellent work + Leica service is way too expensive.

Regards,
Robert
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-31-2014
Replies: 9
Views: 975
Posted By rlouzan
The film lab screwed up. The one on the right,...

The film lab screwed up. The one on the right, looks like damage from a film canister retriever (light coming through the felt light trap).
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-30-2014
Replies: 8
Views: 1,771
Posted By rlouzan
Hi Jordan, I own the FD20mm f2.8 a good lens but...

Hi Jordan,

I own the FD20mm f2.8 a good lens but not nearly as sharp as the FD35-20mm f3.5 L. Diffraction start at f5.6
The vast majority of filters touch the front element 'so be careful' + the...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-30-2014
Replies: 55
Views: 4,550
Posted By rlouzan
Canon...

Canon T70
http://www.mir.com.my/rb/photography/companies/canon/fdresources/SLRs/t70/
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-30-2014
Replies: 75
Views: 9,587
Posted By rlouzan
Take a look at...

Take a look at ...
http://www.rangefinderforum.com/photopost-classifieds/showproduct.php?product=45846
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 12-29-2014
Replies: 12
Views: 2,293
Posted By rlouzan
+1 4-blade darkroom easel:)

+1 4-blade darkroom easel:)
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-29-2014
Replies: 75
Views: 9,587
Posted By rlouzan
Models and their approximate prices.from RFF,...

Models and their approximate prices.from RFF, ebay ...;)
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-29-2014
Replies: 75
Views: 9,587
Posted By rlouzan
Possible Kits: Leica M4-P Mint- $900 50mm f3.5...

Possible Kits:

Leica M4-P Mint- $900
50mm f3.5 Coll. Elmar (red scale) Ex+ $400

Leica M2 BR Ex+ $650-750
40mm f2 Summicron-c Mint- $400

Leica M4 Ex++ $900
35mm f2.8 M3 Summaron-M Ex++ $500-800
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-29-2014
Replies: 75
Views: 9,587
Posted By rlouzan
A lot of people ask me for recommendations for...

A lot of people ask me for recommendations for film cameras. My first question is always, How much you are willing to spend?
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 12-29-2014
Replies: 7
Views: 1,500
Posted By rlouzan
The Internet is by far the most popular source of...

The Internet is by far the most popular source of information (RFF, Photo.net, LUF, LUG, Cameraquest ...)
The very best books on Leica are by Jim Lager and Van Hasbroeck.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-28-2014
Replies: 1
Views: 810
Posted By rlouzan
Hi, The M6 eyepiece is made of hard rubber. Try...

Hi,

The M6 eyepiece is made of hard rubber. Try adhesive felt bunion pads.
http://aki-asahi.com/store/html/patch/M2M3/eyepiece/
https://www.cameraquest.com/glasprot.htm
and some gaffers tape on...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 12-27-2014
Replies: 52
Views: 7,539
Posted By rlouzan
Rolleiflex 3.5F (Planar type 3-4 or Xenotar)

Rolleiflex 3.5F (Planar type 3-4 or Xenotar)
Forum: Optics Theory - 12-27-2014
Replies: 7
Views: 3,098
Posted By rlouzan
90mm f4...

90mm f4 Elmar-C
http://olypedia.de/static/images/thumb/3/37/Elmar-C_90_4_Schnitt.png/300px-Elmar-C_90_4_Schnitt.png

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=103892
Forum: Optics Theory - 12-27-2014
Replies: 7
Views: 3,098
Posted By rlouzan
90mm Tele Elmarit-M 1964 chrome non rotating...

90mm Tele Elmarit-M
1964 chrome non rotating mount. 1966 black anodized mount. 1974 new model introduced, optical design reduced from 5 to 4 element, weights less, slimmer lens barrel, only...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 12-26-2014
Replies: 50
Views: 6,853
Posted By rlouzan
I remember one big burly german guy walking with...

I remember one big burly german guy walking with two 5Ds w/fast zoom lenses. Two small street kids approached him from behind and tripped him up, by the time he got up the cameras...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 12-25-2014
Replies: 50
Views: 6,853
Posted By rlouzan
Depends mostly upon the situation: camera under...

Depends mostly upon the situation: camera under coat w/Schwalberg strap, messenger bag, folding plastic crates in car trunk ...
A little discretion and common sense goes a long way.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-25-2014
Replies: 55
Views: 7,451
Posted By rlouzan
Hi, A 35mm M3 Summaron f2.8 (beware of lens...

Hi,

A 35mm M3 Summaron f2.8 (beware of lens haze) or 35mm external viewfinder, you'll only end up saving approx. $200.
Buy a M6 ttl 0.58.

Regards,
Robert
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-25-2014
Replies: 55
Views: 7,451
Posted By rlouzan
Since you have to wear glasses I recommend you to...

Since you have to wear glasses I recommend you to buy a Leica M6 ttl 0.58
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-23-2014
Replies: 14
Views: 1,730
Posted By rlouzan
Yes, only small retouches are...

Yes, only small retouches are ok.
Regards,
Robert

[QUOTE=sanmich;2428065]It is of general knowledge that repainting over chrome is a bad idea, and the camera needs to be brought to bare brass to get...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-21-2014
Replies: 4
Views: 839
Posted By rlouzan
+1, A 35mm Summicron-m V2/3 or a 40mm Summicron-c...

+1, A 35mm Summicron-m V2/3 or a 40mm Summicron-c are a good starting point.
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 12-17-2014
Replies: 25
Views: 8,142
Posted By rlouzan
Jeromie, Jim is my all time favorite...

Jeromie,

Jim is my all time favorite photographer:cool:. Thanks for sharing it with the rest of us.
Robert
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-16-2014
Replies: 37
Views: 4,330
Posted By rlouzan
Konica M-Hexanon 50mm f2 lens gives you more bang...

Konica M-Hexanon 50mm f2 lens gives you more bang for your buck;).
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 12-15-2014
Replies: 98
Views: 14,456
Posted By rlouzan
Same here:bang:

Same here:bang:
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-12-2014
Replies: 8
Views: 1,310
Posted By rlouzan
A glass display/metal cabinet with a low wattage...

A glass display/metal cabinet with a low wattage bulb at the bottom.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-11-2014
Replies: 68
Views: 8,089
Posted By rlouzan
Love the Summicron-R 50mm f2 2-cam. Tiffen also...

Love the Summicron-R 50mm f2 2-cam. Tiffen also made Serie 6 filters.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-11-2014
Replies: 68
Views: 8,089
Posted By rlouzan
"The SL that i've recently seen all had prism...

"The SL that i've recently seen all had prism problems.
Black patches all over the place"

-The Achilles Hell of Leicaflex bodies is decementing of the pentaprism.
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 12-01-2014
Replies: 31
Views: 4,097
Posted By rlouzan
120 roll film should be used in one session, in...

120 roll film should be used in one session, in order to avoid film flatness/sharpness problems.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-29-2014
Replies: 19
Views: 1,705
Posted By rlouzan
Stephen, The original F1/F-1n is built like a...

Stephen,

The original F1/F-1n is built like a tank, the only downsides are:

1) No hot shoe
2) Somewhat fragile built in needle meter.

Make sure the body had a recent CLA, shutter bounce is...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-26-2014
Replies: 7,548
Views: 3,882,831
Posted By rlouzan
William, Beautiful picture and nice Seiko...

William,

Beautiful picture and nice Seiko Tuna:cool:.

Robert
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE - Film 11-18-2014
Replies: 9
Views: 2,110
Posted By rlouzan
Ask e-bay...

Ask e-bay tonaya.
http://www.ebay.ie/sch/tonaya/m.html?_nkw=&_armrs=1&_ipg=&_from=
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 11-17-2014
Replies: 8
Views: 2,075
Posted By rlouzan
Paint the scratch with India Ink/flat glass paint.

Paint the scratch with India Ink/flat glass paint.
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 11-15-2014
Replies: 4
Views: 1,076
Posted By rlouzan
For Leica M cameras Dymo tape width: 9.5mm...

For Leica M cameras
Dymo tape width: 9.5mm (3/8")
Apply the tape round the lens barrel, leaving a gap of about 1mm. To cut the right length first make a paper template.
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 11-12-2014
Replies: 38
Views: 5,023
Posted By rlouzan
Camera w/ 28mm + table-top tripod on window ledge...

Camera w/ 28mm + table-top tripod on window ledge triggered by Pocketwizard.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-08-2014
Replies: 5
Views: 811
Posted By rlouzan
Ask DAG for a black SL2 rewind knob.

Ask DAG for a black SL2 rewind knob.
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 11-08-2014
Replies: 25
Views: 5,539
Posted By rlouzan
http://www.popflash.com/accessories/artisan-artist...

http://www.popflash.com/accessories/artisan-artist-acam-262-black-cordovan-leather-strap-new/
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 11-04-2014
Replies: 6
Views: 987
Posted By rlouzan
Try Lysol.

Try Lysol.
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 11-04-2014
Replies: 21
Views: 2,492
Posted By rlouzan
Good choice!

Good choice!
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 11-04-2014
Replies: 21
Views: 2,492
Posted By rlouzan
You can use any material: tracing paper, Lexan,...

You can use any material: tracing paper, Lexan, plexi ... as long as it can stand the heat.
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 11-04-2014
Replies: 21
Views: 2,492
Posted By rlouzan
Vincent, Life span on Halogen bulbs varies...

Vincent,

Life span on Halogen bulbs varies greatly from one manufacturer to another. In my experience, cheap bulbs are a waste of money. Turning the bulb on and off, e.g. contact sheets, also...
Forum: Tom Abrahamsson of RapidWinder.com 10-26-2014
Replies: 13
Views: 3,849
Posted By rlouzan
Safe Precision Mount Cutter -...

Safe Precision Mount Cutter - Small

http://www.mdstamp.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=83_90&products_id=25531
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-17-2014
Replies: 13
Views: 1,501
Posted By rlouzan
Everclear/Grain Alcohol (Ethanol):eek:

Everclear/Grain Alcohol (Ethanol):eek:
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-15-2014
Replies: 4
Views: 746
Posted By rlouzan
Hi, I don't think you can use a Rapidwinder on a...

Hi,

I don't think you can use a Rapidwinder on a Leica M4 / MDa, unless the body is modified. Ask TomA.

Regards,
Robert
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-13-2014
Replies: 8
Views: 957
Posted By rlouzan
Yes, a friend of mine had it done by the late...

Yes, a friend of mine had it done by the late Marty Forscher. The hot shoe on his M3 was from a Canon or Nikon camera.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-11-2014
Replies: 4
Views: 677
Posted By rlouzan
Use Ronsonol lighter fluid.

Use Ronsonol lighter fluid.
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 03-09-2014
Replies: 11
Views: 1,828
Posted By rlouzan
Similar work: ...

Similar work:

http://www.largeformatphotography.info/forum/showthread.php?88040-Polaroids-(and-Fujiroids)/page24

+

http://www.flickr.com/groups/4x5/discuss/72157625463595302/
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 03-09-2014
Replies: 11
Views: 1,828
Posted By rlouzan
Take a look at Joe Gioia's outdated polaroid type...

Take a look at Joe Gioia's outdated polaroid type 55 work.
Modern Photography, March 1989, pp 44-45
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 06-23-2013
Replies: 3
Views: 1,385
Posted By rlouzan
Estrella Galicia or San Miguel? Thanks:), Robert

Estrella Galicia or San Miguel?

Thanks:),
Robert
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 06-23-2013
Replies: 3
Views: 1,385
Posted By rlouzan
Bump, Bump ...

Bump, Bump ...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 06-22-2013
Replies: 3
Views: 1,385
Posted By rlouzan
DIY Microphone Wind Muff - Japanese

Hi,

Could someone translate this into English for me?

Thanks in advance,
Robert

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LiSCVeZJnwg
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-01-2013
Replies: 62
Views: 13,523
Posted By rlouzan
Hi Michael, Take a look at member Mikepry's...

Hi Michael,

Take a look at member Mikepry's post regarding Brownells baking enamel / baking laqcquer

http://rangefinderforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=39813

Regards,
Robert
Forum: DIYS Modifications 02-28-2013
Replies: 18
Views: 1,904
Posted By rlouzan
For small collections, up to 3000 slides, storage...

For small collections, up to 3000 slides, storage boxes are ok, for larger collections investing on a metal file cabinet is a good idea (each drawer holds approx. 4000 slides).
Outtakes go into...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-27-2013
Replies: 7
Views: 5,452
Posted By rlouzan
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SqYi_sP1WNs ...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SqYi_sP1WNs

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=33819
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 02-26-2013
Replies: 43
Views: 4,578
Posted By rlouzan
Current and future F%*$&^! Leica camera bodies...

Current and future F%*$&^! Leica camera bodies :mad::eek:.
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 02-25-2013
Replies: 43
Views: 4,578
Posted By rlouzan
Sometimes I wonder why Ansel Adams carried a...

Sometimes I wonder why Ansel Adams carried a heavy tripod and view camera :rolleyes:.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-25-2013
Replies: 37
Views: 4,573
Posted By rlouzan
Not in the South of Europe, especially in small...

Not in the South of Europe, especially in small towns. Color 35mm neg film is priced between 6-9 Euros.
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 02-25-2013
Replies: 43
Views: 4,578
Posted By rlouzan
Current Nikon and Canon bodies are almost as...

Current Nikon and Canon bodies are almost as expensive as Leicas. What we need is a basic digital modul-M camera back under $2000.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 02-25-2013
Replies: 14
Views: 1,462
Posted By rlouzan
They had an excelent reputation with Popular...

They had an excelent reputation with Popular Photography. Unfortunately, I visited them a couple of times, years ago, but never warmed up to the ice cream parlor style "take out window".
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-25-2013
Replies: 37
Views: 4,573
Posted By rlouzan
I think a lot of people are selling their...

I think a lot of people are selling their mechanical Ms to get Leica and Fuji digital RF cameras + film in the US is cheap, but in Europe it's a luxury item. I've seen a roll of Kodak 35mm slide film...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 02-24-2013
Replies: 8
Views: 1,128
Posted By rlouzan
:D :D :D :D

:D :D :D :D
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 02-24-2013
Replies: 8
Views: 1,128
Posted By rlouzan
Replace the strip of gaffers tape every year or...

Replace the strip of gaffers tape every year or so, it leaves a white hard residue when it dries up.
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-24-2013
Replies: 22
Views: 1,173
Posted By rlouzan
I turn it off and point the the camera's flange...

I turn it off and point the the camera's flange down to avoid sucking in more dust.
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 02-23-2013
Replies: 26
Views: 9,073
Posted By rlouzan
Luigi makes nice box calf straps, but the only...

Luigi makes nice box calf straps, but the only ones that I can recommend are:

Peter Mayer (mystery braid straps)
http://www.rggtrappings.com/

ACAM 260, if you can find...
Forum: DIYS Modifications 02-22-2013
Replies: 18
Views: 1,904
Posted By rlouzan
Hi Buck, The best system I've seen, is to use...

Hi Buck,

The best system I've seen, is to use two 3-ring binders or storage boxes . One binder for B&W or color negs stored in polyethylene pages and another for contact sheets of said negs. ...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 02-21-2013
Replies: 29
Views: 2,603
Posted By rlouzan
Aero Ektar...

Aero Ektar +1
http://www.johndesq.com/graflex/grafgal.htm
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 02-20-2013
Replies: 13
Views: 1,218
Posted By rlouzan
A&A ACAM...

A&A ACAM 200
http://www.artisanandartist.com/straps/acam200.htm

or

ACAM 260, if you can find one.
http://www.artisanandartist.com/straps/acam260.htm
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 02-18-2013
Replies: 19
Views: 1,524
Posted By rlouzan
Not exactly, Permawash was invented/discovered by...

Not exactly, Permawash was invented/discovered by a chemist during his time in the US NAVY. The formula is pure seawater.
I don't claim that saline solution is a perfect washing aid, but I've even...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 02-18-2013
Replies: 45
Views: 18,049
Posted By rlouzan
I use a bent screwdriver but ... ...

I use a bent screwdriver but ...

(#4)
http://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=104743
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 02-18-2013
Replies: 19
Views: 1,524
Posted By rlouzan
Hi, Exactly my point, temperature and water...

Hi,

Exactly my point, temperature and water circulation are crucial.

Regards,
Robert
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 02-18-2013
Replies: 45
Views: 18,049
Posted By rlouzan
Here you go :D: Frank Rubio 36th St, NYC 646 382...

Here you go :D:
Frank Rubio
36th St, NYC
646 382 5234
e-mail: [email protected] ([email protected])

http://www.facebook.com/CameraDoctorFrankRubio/info
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 02-18-2013
Replies: 45
Views: 18,049
Posted By rlouzan
That is really sad:eek: but have a look at...

That is really sad:eek:

but have a look at N12:
http://www.largeformatphotography.info/forum/showthread.php?95980-Lens-and-Repro-has-closed!/page2
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 02-18-2013
Replies: 19
Views: 1,524
Posted By rlouzan
Roger, I agree with Clint. It's not the same to...

Roger, I agree with Clint. It's not the same to wash your FB prints in a archival print washer than just letting them sit in a tub - as some people unfortunately do.

-Edited
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 02-18-2013
Replies: 19
Views: 1,524
Posted By rlouzan
1) 2 hypo fixer baths 2:30min. each* 2) Holding...

1) 2 hypo fixer baths 2:30min. each*
2) Holding tank or 5min wash.
3) Saline solution from pharmacy at 20 -21C during 10min.*.
4) 1 to 11/2 hours wash above 20C (don't place new prints in print...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 02-17-2013
Replies: 45
Views: 18,049
Posted By rlouzan
Most Leica CLAs in the USA run $150 -500 ...

Most Leica CLAs in the USA run $150 -500

Haven't been to NYC in some time, but Lens & repro has a in house repair dept. and there are plenty of repair shops in the photo district that can adjust...
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