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Forum: Repair / Camera Care 08-14-2019
Replies: 2
Views: 332
Posted By KEH
They did a quick and effective CLA with parts...

They did a quick and effective CLA with parts replacement on my Fuji GW680III. Just the one experience with them, but it was a good experience.

Kirk
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 08-14-2019
Replies: 15
Views: 373
Posted By KEH
I would take along the 35/1.4 (50mm equivalent)....

I would take along the 35/1.4 (50mm equivalent). Now that it actually focuses quickly on the XT3 it has become my favorite Fuji lens.

Kirk
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 07-07-2019
Replies: 66
Views: 4,919
Posted By KEH
I use a Drobo RAID drive which mirrors to two...

I use a Drobo RAID drive which mirrors to two drives, then make separate backup disks which are cycled through my safe deposit box. The separate drives are swapped after each trip to Africa, and more...
Forum: Hardware / Computers / Drives / etc 06-23-2019
Replies: 74
Views: 2,330
Posted By KEH
Hi Raid, I have used PhotoRescue in the past -...

Hi Raid,

I have used PhotoRescue in the past - with one card it restored everything, with another there was clearly a serious error on the card, with the loss of the file system - no files could be...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 06-22-2019
Replies: 9
Views: 556
Posted By KEH
Abiline Camera Repair did a nice job on my FM2N....

Abiline Camera Repair did a nice job on my FM2N. KEH.com is also a Nikon service repair depot.

Cheers,
Kirk
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 06-01-2019
Replies: 213
Views: 24,210
Posted By KEH
Nice to see this thread come back to life. A...

Nice to see this thread come back to life. A couple from the little cafes under the railway tracks, near...
Forum: Chris Crawford 06-01-2019
Replies: 156
Views: 5,408
Posted By KEH
Chris, You know what they say - dogs have...

Chris,

You know what they say - dogs have owners, cats have staff...

Lucky cat.

Kirk
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 05-10-2019
Replies: 46
Views: 2,146
Posted By KEH
https://photos.smugmug.com/Photo-tech/35mm-BW/i-WM...

https://photos.smugmug.com/Photo-tech/35mm-BW/i-WMd9Fpq/2/59fa6c7f/XL/20150416-36660018-XL.jpg

Corner of 14th and Q, Logan Circle, Washington DC.

The head bartender sold me a Cosina 107-SW some...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-09-2019
Replies: 668
Views: 85,765
Posted By KEH
https://photos.smugmug.com/Photo-tech/Xtol/i-KMPDZ...

https://photos.smugmug.com/Photo-tech/Xtol/i-KMPDZB2/0/b1b87cec/XL/20150813-Hamilton027201-R1-E017-XL.jpg

Madam's Organ, a famous bar in Adams Morgan, Washington DC.

Kirk
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-01-2019
Replies: 653
Views: 151,082
Posted By KEH
A foggy day in London...

A foggy day in London town...

https://photos.smugmug.com/Travel/London/i-wRRrqVX/1/98cb371b/XL/20190430-131201EMha042512-R1-005-XL.jpg

Nikon FM3a, Nikkor 105/2.5, TriX in Xtol

Cheers,
Kirk
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-30-2019
Replies: 63
Views: 5,146
Posted By KEH
https://photos.smugmug.com/Photo-tech/35mm-BW/i-NM...

https://photos.smugmug.com/Photo-tech/35mm-BW/i-NM4Bp5h/0/7cdeccbf/XL/20190402-129373MSha040107-R1-030-XL.jpg

St Patrick's Parish, Washington DC

Leica MP, 50mm Summilux (version 1),...
Forum: Digital Compacts 04-22-2019
Replies: 292
Views: 20,756
Posted By KEH
I've had my GR 3 for three weeks now. Quick focus...

I've had my GR 3 for three weeks now. Quick focus in good light, very sharp lens, a useful crop mode that gives you 15mp 35mm-crop photos, and excellent exposure. Plus the good Ricoh ergonomics, snap...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-17-2019
Replies: 424
Views: 80,243
Posted By KEH
Helen, Sorry to hear about your fall. The first...

Helen,

Sorry to hear about your fall. The first question is are you OK? And the second thought is to hope the M6 comes home soon.

A couple of iPhone shots for you.

First from...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-12-2019
Replies: 109
Views: 3,055
Posted By KEH
https://photos.smugmug.com/Photography/IPhone/i-L2...

https://photos.smugmug.com/Photography/IPhone/i-L2RN7Bg/0/8ad3616c/XL/20181215-IMG_0031-XL.jpg

Blue dawn light and warm streetlights. iPhone XS in Washington DC

Kirk
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 12-28-2018
Replies: 5
Views: 546
Posted By KEH
This is really useful for those of us with the...

This is really useful for those of us with the Merrill cameras. As noted, there is limited adjustment, but the 'fill light' slider is really useful for getting the basic tonality right. Then edit in...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-01-2018
Replies: 1,431
Views: 196,039
Posted By KEH
A couple from the Masai...

A couple from the Masai...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 10-21-2018
Replies: 56
Views: 7,416
Posted By KEH
https://photos.smugmug.com/Photo-tech/120-film/i-c...

https://photos.smugmug.com/Photo-tech/120-film/i-cgPQT2N/0/6c0201c8/XL/20180629-48378_06-XL.jpg

Disappearing Chinatown, WDC. GS645S, TriX

Cheers,
Kirk
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-14-2018
Replies: 92
Views: 5,037
Posted By KEH
https://photos.smugmug.com/Nature/Mashatu-09-2018/...

https://photos.smugmug.com/Nature/Mashatu-09-2018/i-JZ3D8Wr/0/d7522946/XL/20180830-_DSC0514-XL.jpg

Clouds with elephants. Botswana, from Sept. Nikon Coolpix A converted to IR.

Cheers,
Kirk
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 10-10-2018
Replies: 29
Views: 2,767
Posted By KEH
I have the 50mm converter for my X100F and, as...

I have the 50mm converter for my X100F and, as others have said, I tend not to use it because it is so large. The quality of the files is great, but the charms of a small camera are...
Forum: Fuji Digital General Discussion 10-08-2018
Replies: 47
Views: 3,851
Posted By KEH
I was looking for a good travel camera and the...

I was looking for a good travel camera and the XF10 seems to fill the bill. Tiny with excellent image quality. The focus speed is typical Fuji, not quite fast... But the snap mode seems useful. A...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 06-25-2018
Replies: 56
Views: 7,416
Posted By KEH
https://photos.smugmug.com/Photo-tech/120-film/i-D...

https://photos.smugmug.com/Photo-tech/120-film/i-DCMTqSz/0/9288a456/X2/20171129-39946_13-X2.jpg

Fuji GS645S with Bergger Pancro 400, 18th St, WDC

Kirk
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 06-09-2018
Replies: 51
Views: 14,362
Posted By KEH
https://photos.smugmug.com/Photo-tech/35mm-BW/i-MR...

https://photos.smugmug.com/Photo-tech/35mm-BW/i-MRPVPXc/0/0bcc81c7/XL/20180521-47842_16-XL.jpg

Howard University gets ready for graduation. Summaron 35/3.5 LTM with TriX pulled one stop.

Kirk
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-14-2018
Replies: 5,588
Views: 964,979
Posted By KEH
https://photos.smugmug.com/Photo-tech/Camera-and-c...

https://photos.smugmug.com/Photo-tech/Camera-and-coffee/i-q293cfw/0/5d9b320f/XL/20180512-IMG_5623-2-XL.jpg

My MP with CV 40/1.4 SC and the new CV 40 finder. At La Colombe coffee shop in DC's China...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-13-2018
Replies: 41
Views: 4,300
Posted By KEH
Kostya, Thanks for sharing. I too am just...

Kostya,

Thanks for sharing. I too am just catching up with this thread.

And I really enjoy your posts about shooting Canadian Leicas in Canada, including the Hamilton series a while ago. As an...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 05-13-2018
Replies: 32
Views: 7,775
Posted By KEH
My favorite lens when traveling. A couple of...

My favorite lens when traveling. A couple of shots with the second version of the lens (black and silver) on my R2M shooting Tmax 100.

New College,...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-12-2018
Replies: 288
Views: 38,837
Posted By KEH
Shot from an antique shop in Endicott City,...

Shot from an antique shop in Endicott City, Maryland:

https://photos.smugmug.com/Photography/35mm-BW/i-CBLwVG9/0/5ce8f2fa/XL/20180126-46538_19-XL.jpg

FT3 with CV40/2, Cinestill BW-XX. There is...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 05-12-2018
Replies: 677
Views: 58,491
Posted By KEH
Love this camera. I never bonded with my M240,...

Love this camera. I never bonded with my M240, but this one I shoot just like a film camera. Here's a shot from the garden of the Smithsonian Castle in...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 05-12-2018
Replies: 51
Views: 14,362
Posted By KEH
Lovely little lens. I had mine cleaned and...

Lovely little lens. I had mine cleaned and adjusted by DAG recently. Here is a shot with my M-D, FDR monument, Washington...
Forum: Other RF 04-07-2018
Replies: 8
Views: 777
Posted By KEH
I’m pretty sure Midwest Camera Repair handles the...

I’m pretty sure Midwest Camera Repair handles the Fuji’s.

Kirk
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 03-30-2018
Replies: 75
Views: 5,913
Posted By KEH
Roger, you are always welcome here. Very sorry to...

Roger, you are always welcome here. Very sorry to hear your news and look forward to better news. Bon courage.

Kirk
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 03-19-2018
Replies: 5,588
Views: 964,979
Posted By KEH
https://photos.smugmug.com/Photography/IPhone/i-cK...

https://photos.smugmug.com/Photography/IPhone/i-cKm347J/0/a14d4baf/XL/20180301-IMG_5335-XL.jpg

Bessa R2M with a Canon 35/2.8 LTM second version, near St Paul's.

Cheers,
Kirk
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 03-11-2018
Replies: 48
Views: 3,748
Posted By KEH
Welcome to M43 Chris! When not shooting wildlife...

Welcome to M43 Chris! When not shooting wildlife I mostly shoot BW film, but my Pen F with Panasonic 20/1.7 makes a wonderful pocketable companion.

The Oly menu system is a pain, but the latest...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 11-22-2017
Replies: 451
Views: 53,909
Posted By KEH
https://photos.smugmug.com/Photography/120-film/i-...

https://photos.smugmug.com/Photography/120-film/i-HgNsc3t/0/85eaba23/XL/20171031-39559_15-XL.jpg

Judiciary Square, WDC. Fuji GS645, TriX

Kirk
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-15-2017
Replies: 92
Views: 3,920
Posted By KEH
Pretty sure I saw a Fuji GF670 on Adorama the...

Pretty sure I saw a Fuji GF670 on Adorama the other day. Wonderful camera and a real eye-opener compared to 35mm.

Cheers,
Kirk
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 10-04-2017
Replies: 84
Views: 17,166
Posted By KEH
https://photos.smugmug.com/Photography/120-film/i-...

https://photos.smugmug.com/Photography/120-film/i-ZjKHrmz/0/71b97b4e/XL/20170607-90565_02-XL.jpg

U St, WDC.

I've shot a couple of rolls of 120 in my Fuji GF670. I really like the look. It requires...
Forum: CSC : Digital Compact System Cameras - 08-19-2017
Replies: 17
Views: 2,738
Posted By KEH
For future reference - I just updated the Pen F...

For future reference - I just updated the Pen F software for installing firmware updates (version 2 of Olympus Digital Camera Updater). After updating my Pen F to the latest firmware (v 2.1), the...
Forum: CSC : Digital Compact System Cameras - 08-10-2017
Replies: 17
Views: 2,738
Posted By KEH
I own a Pen F but don't use it a lot. The sensor...

I own a Pen F but don't use it a lot. The sensor is by far the best in the m43 world, the Oly image stabilization is amazing, and focus is very fast (at least on some lenses).

The Oly menu system is...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-31-2017
Replies: 93
Views: 6,692
Posted By KEH
My lab uses Clayton F76, which is pretty much D76...

My lab uses Clayton F76, which is pretty much D76 in a different bottle, as far as I know. However, I tend to like denser photos, so the result after a bit of Lightroom has darker shadows and more...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-28-2017
Replies: 93
Views: 6,692
Posted By KEH
https://photos.smugmug.com/Photography/120-film/i-...

https://photos.smugmug.com/Photography/120-film/i-XWLQfL3/0/286004c0/XL/20170622-55429_07-XL.jpg

Ethiopian Yellow Pages, Washington DC
Fuji GF670, Bergger Pancro 400

I really like this film in 120,...
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 07-20-2017
Replies: 59
Views: 7,046
Posted By KEH
https://photos.smugmug.com/Photography/IPhone/i-vN...

https://photos.smugmug.com/Photography/IPhone/i-vN7RwmK/0/5b698d12/XL/20170720-IMG_3669-XL.jpg

iPhone photo of a photo of a camera. The Leica is my M-A with newly CLA'd Canon 35/2.8 (thanks...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 06-19-2017
Replies: 1,125
Views: 293,877
Posted By KEH
https://photos.smugmug.com/Photography/35mm-BW/i-6...

https://photos.smugmug.com/Photography/35mm-BW/i-6bDDfkF/0/b2382258/XL/20170609-55269_29-XL.jpg

A classy Harley from this year's Rolling Thunder in DC. Nikon F3T, 35/1.4, Tmax 100

Kirk
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 06-15-2017
Replies: 160
Views: 17,494
Posted By KEH
https://photos.smugmug.com/Photography/Leica-M-D/i...

https://photos.smugmug.com/Photography/Leica-M-D/i-cSVBHwT/0/3558ca2a/XL/20170604-L1000113-XL.jpg

The C&O canal in Washington DC. The water level is currently low owing to refurbishment of the canal...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 05-19-2017
Replies: 415
Views: 178,675
Posted By KEH
https://photos.smugmug.com/Photography/Leica-M-D/i...

https://photos.smugmug.com/Photography/Leica-M-D/i-B22KNRV/0/50518872/L/20170509-L1000018-L.jpg

I love the size and handling of this little gem. It does a great job in digital as well - attached is...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-29-2017
Replies: 228
Views: 25,389
Posted By KEH
https://photos.smugmug.com/Travel/London-Scotland-...

https://photos.smugmug.com/Travel/London-Scotland-35mm-BW/i-kTZ76gf/0/89fb70bf/XL/20170314-54030_09-XL.jpg

Calton Hill, Edinburgh. TriX at ISO 320.

Kirk
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-27-2017
Replies: 3,073
Views: 741,364
Posted By KEH
https://photos.smugmug.com/Photography/120-film/i-...

https://photos.smugmug.com/Photography/120-film/i-GnhXX6M/0/84951787/XL/20170424-54554_01-XL.jpg

Fuji GF670, HP5+, Washington DC

Kirk
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 04-22-2017
Replies: 2,540
Views: 629,500
Posted By KEH
Congrats on the X100F Helen. I love mine. I have...

Congrats on the X100F Helen. I love mine. I have posted a couple of experiments in my 'test' gallery:

https://kirkh.smugmug.com/Photography/Test/

The first three shots are actually three different...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-18-2017
Replies: 9
Views: 1,279
Posted By KEH
The problem with albumen prints is that you...

The problem with albumen prints is that you either have breakfast or print a picture. It's a tough choice at 6 am.

Kirk
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-17-2017
Replies: 9
Views: 1,279
Posted By KEH
A well-stocked fridge

A well-stocked fridge:

https://photos.smugmug.com/Photography/IPhone/i-p2BZkh9/0/XL/20170327-IMG_2925-XL.jpg

In fact, I think I bought too many eggs :)

Kirk
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 04-13-2017
Replies: 58
Views: 5,211
Posted By KEH
I'd say the perfect first photo with the new...

I'd say the perfect first photo with the new camera, Robert. Congratulations!

Kirk
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 04-11-2017
Replies: 88
Views: 11,510
Posted By KEH
Thanks. I have been using back-button focus. You...

Thanks.

I have been using back-button focus. You set the focus to manual (using the switch on the body), and set the AF/AE button to lock autofocus. On the street I focus from the waist (pointing...
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 04-10-2017
Replies: 88
Views: 11,510
Posted By KEH
I had the X100S and never bonded with it. A bit...

I had the X100S and never bonded with it. A bit slow to focus and in operation. I picked up an X100F from Stephen a little over a week ago, and have been impressed. Quick and responsive (although the...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 03-12-2017
Replies: 379
Views: 194,254
Posted By KEH
https://photos.smugmug.com/Photography/Gear/i-h5gQ...

https://photos.smugmug.com/Photography/Gear/i-h5gQ7d6/0/XL/20170218-IMG_1985-XL.jpg

Time to bring this thread back to life. My Bessa 250 Jahre R2M gets the boudoir treatment, in bed with a Canon...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-07-2017
Replies: 451
Views: 53,909
Posted By KEH
https://photos.smugmug.com/Photography/120-film/i-...

https://photos.smugmug.com/Photography/120-film/i-Xf9fCXT/0/L/20170105-0601_10-L.jpg

Fuji GF670, TriX shot at ISO 320.

Washington DC, Penn Av.

Kirk
Forum: Tom Abrahamsson of RapidWinder.com 01-07-2017
Replies: 354
Sticky: RIP Tom A
Views: 52,609
Posted By KEH
Such a loss to his family and friends, and to...

Such a loss to his family and friends, and to this community. I always looked forward to his posts - deep knowledge combined with great enthusiasm and a gentle demeanor.

Kirk
Forum: Photo Software 12-31-2016
Replies: 53
Views: 4,505
Posted By KEH
https://photos.smugmug.com/Temp/Test/i-CH2sdcb/0/X...

https://photos.smugmug.com/Temp/Test/i-CH2sdcb/0/X2/L1000325raw-2-X2.jpg

Image #2. After playing with BW, I decided that subtle colour would be best. The immediate problem is the patch of blue sky,...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-31-2016
Replies: 87
Views: 4,861
Posted By KEH
Photographing strangers does not come naturally...

Photographing strangers does not come naturally to me, but I am excited when I get a shot that works. This from Rolling Thunder in...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-21-2016
Replies: 451
Views: 53,909
Posted By KEH
https://photos.smugmug.com/Photography/35mm-BW/i-2...

https://photos.smugmug.com/Photography/35mm-BW/i-2dcTqZk/0/XL/20161219-0415_05-XL.jpg

Meridian Hill Park, WDC. Nikon F3T, 50/1.2, TriX

Kirk
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-14-2016
Replies: 1,048
Views: 137,049
Posted By KEH
https://photos.smugmug.com/Photography/35mm-BW/i-s...

https://photos.smugmug.com/Photography/35mm-BW/i-szt42Pj/0/XL/20161128-0116_08-XL.jpg

For my money, the most beautiful car ever made. Recently seen in Washington DC.

Kirk
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 11-29-2016
Replies: 692
Sticky: 6x9 photos Only
Views: 244,382
Posted By KEH
https://photos.smugmug.com/Photography/120-film/i-...

https://photos.smugmug.com/Photography/120-film/i-xLRw2CV/0/XL/20161128-0115_06-XL.jpg

Is 6x8 allowed in this thread? Just started shooting a GSW680iii - in good shape but now off for a CLA. Above...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 11-26-2016
Replies: 451
Views: 53,909
Posted By KEH
https://photos.smugmug.com/Photography/35mm-BW/i-5...

https://photos.smugmug.com/Photography/35mm-BW/i-5m9Vhhw/1/XL/20161104-3703_30-Edit-XL.jpg

Developed in Clayton F76 by my lab. Meridian Hill, Washington DC, Leica M-A with 35 'Cron asph.

Kirk
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-23-2016
Replies: 214
Views: 15,525
Posted By KEH
https://photos.smugmug.com/Photography/Gear/i-GQ54...

https://photos.smugmug.com/Photography/Gear/i-GQ54vbF/1/XL/20160828-DSCF0559-XL.jpg

Leica MP

Cheers,
Kirk
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 11-08-2016
Replies: 43
Views: 14,322
Posted By KEH
https://photos.smugmug.com/Photography/Fuji-XPro-2...

https://photos.smugmug.com/Photography/Fuji-XPro-2/i-hFTMpqR/0/XL/20161016-DSCF0915-XL.jpg

On the XPro2, Acros simulation with yellow filter.

Kirk
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-07-2016
Replies: 9
Views: 927
Posted By KEH
Great lens. I used one on safari for several...

Great lens. I used one on safari for several years. Sharpness begins to drop at 400mm, but going to F8 pretty much offsets this. The push-pull mechanism tends to inhale dust (hence the name 'dust...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-01-2016
Replies: 288
Views: 50,658
Posted By KEH
https://photos.smugmug.com/Photography/Fuji-XPro-2...

https://photos.smugmug.com/Photography/Fuji-XPro-2/i-CxdHPZq/0/XL/20161010-DSCF0867-XL.jpg

Washington DC

Kirk
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-31-2016
Replies: 2,578
Views: 495,577
Posted By KEH
https://photos.smugmug.com/Photography/35mm-BW/i-4...

https://photos.smugmug.com/Photography/35mm-BW/i-4TcHXKT/2/XL/20160126-69820009-XL.jpg

Washington DC, TriX, Leica 50mm 'cron.
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-26-2016
Replies: 2,578
Views: 495,577
Posted By KEH
https://photos.smugmug.com/Photography/35mm-BW/i-r...

https://photos.smugmug.com/Photography/35mm-BW/i-r3TPjPc/0/XL/20151218-Hamilton028389-R1-E028-XL.jpg

Haven't posted in this thread in a long time. Shot from last December, Tmax 400, Cosina 107...
Forum: Fuji Digital General Discussion 10-24-2016
Replies: 175
Views: 19,912
Posted By KEH
https://photos.smugmug.com/Travel/London/i-kwdVzpf...

https://photos.smugmug.com/Travel/London/i-kwdVzpf/0/XL/20160911-DSCF1459-XL.jpg

X70 in London with Londoners enjoying Sept sun...

Kirk
Forum: Optics Theory - 10-23-2016
Replies: 1,905
Views: 1,739,603
Posted By KEH
https://photos.smugmug.com/Photography/Fuji-XPro-2...

https://photos.smugmug.com/Photography/Fuji-XPro-2/i-WWqxpJt/0/XL/20161023-DSCF0997-XL.jpg

Testing a CV 90/3.5 ltm via adapter on my XPro2. Shot wide open.

Kirk
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 10-20-2016
Replies: 6
Views: 2,300
Posted By KEH
The other thing to do is to set the Voigtlander...

The other thing to do is to set the Voigtlander 15mm to 1m focus distance and F8. Basically infinite depth of field, so you can just shoot away with no focus lag (in good light, of course).

Kirk
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 10-13-2016
Replies: 21
Views: 4,758
Posted By KEH
Beautifully built lens, very fast autofocus on...

Beautifully built lens, very fast autofocus on the XPro2.

Here is a shot where I was testing flare with the sun in the...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-29-2016
Replies: 5,588
Views: 964,979
Posted By KEH
https://photos.smugmug.com/Photography/Gear/i-pwT5...

https://photos.smugmug.com/Photography/Gear/i-pwT5zqf/0/XL/20160828-DSCF0567-XL.jpg (https://kirkh.smugmug.com/Photography/Gear/i-pwT5zqf/A)

City Center, WDC. My beautiful MP plus a latte.

Kirk
Forum: Digital Printers / Inks / Papers etc 08-25-2016
Replies: 21
Views: 2,736
Posted By KEH
I would recycle the 2200 - mine was very prone to...

I would recycle the 2200 - mine was very prone to clogging, and I'm not sure it did Advanced BW (I thought that started with the 2400). There is nothing more frustrating than an unreliable...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 08-25-2016
Replies: 29
Views: 2,414
Posted By KEH
Joe, I use the D500 and D750 in combination for...

Joe,

I use the D500 and D750 in combination for my safari work. The D500 with 80-400 VR for long work, D750 with 24-120 VR for close in work. The best combination I have come up with for wildlife....
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 06-13-2016
Replies: 452
Views: 174,079
Posted By KEH
https://photos.smugmug.com/Urban/DC-in-IR/i-MCS7Ns...

https://photos.smugmug.com/Urban/DC-in-IR/i-MCS7Nsp/0/L/20160608-_DSC0127-L.jpg (https://kirkh.smugmug.com/Urban/DC-in-IR/i-MCS7Nsp/A)

Key Bridge in IR. Washington DC.

Cheers,
Kirk
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 06-01-2016
Replies: 3,058
Views: 483,434
Posted By KEH
https://photos.smugmug.com/Urban/Rolling-Thunder-2...

https://photos.smugmug.com/Urban/Rolling-Thunder-2016/i-k9sKr4H/0/L/20160529-_D501852-L.jpg (https://kirkh.smugmug.com/Urban/Rolling-Thunder-2016/i-k9sKr4H/A)

A portrait from Rolling Thunder 2016,...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-30-2016
Replies: 5,588
Views: 964,979
Posted By KEH
City Center in Washington...

City Center in Washington DC.

https://photos.smugmug.com/Photography/Gear/i-Pv6XBxq/0/L/20160529-DSCF0504-L.jpg (https://kirkh.smugmug.com/Photography/Gear/i-Pv6XBxq/A)

Showing off my 'new' F3/T....
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-19-2016
Replies: 21
Views: 2,224
Posted By KEH
A loss to the whole community. He will be...

A loss to the whole community. He will be missed.

Kirk
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 05-03-2016
Replies: 33
Views: 3,047
Posted By KEH
Is Fuji still making GF670's? It shows up on...

Is Fuji still making GF670's? It shows up on their website and doesn't say discontinued. Similarly, B&H has it permanently out of stock but they do not say discontinued.

Thanks,
Kirk
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 04-30-2016
Replies: 12
Views: 1,385
Posted By KEH
That sensor is the king. Here is a young male...

That sensor is the king. Here is a young male lion in near-darkness with the D4s at ISO 12800:

https://kirkh.smugmug.com/Nature/Kaingo-Mwamba-09-2015/i-5fH3F89/A

I have just bought the D500 for my...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 03-25-2016
Replies: 32
Views: 3,540
Posted By KEH
Youxin has lovingly restored my three Leicas over...

Youxin has lovingly restored my three Leicas over the last couple of years. Great work and a good man.

Kirk
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 02-05-2016
Replies: 18
Views: 2,543
Posted By KEH
100% with you Bill. Intelligent, thoughtful,...

100% with you Bill. Intelligent, thoughtful, geeky, funny. And useful. And some nice historical pieces from time to time by Roger.

Kirk
Forum: Fuji X Series 01-13-2016
Replies: 51
Views: 6,617
Posted By KEH
It is a lovely body. Slow, but lovely. Like Joe,...

It is a lovely body. Slow, but lovely. Like Joe, however, I simply could not use the viewfinder because of the lack of adjustable diopter settings (I wear glasses).

Kirk
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 01-11-2016
Replies: 24
Views: 5,221
Posted By KEH
If you use a Mac then give Iridient Developer a...

If you use a Mac then give Iridient Developer a try for raw files. Much faster than the Sigma software and very capable. It even has a method to extract a monochrome image that is, as far as I am...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 01-08-2016
Replies: 51
Views: 5,349
Posted By KEH
Great stuff, Keith. Per an earlier comment, I...

Great stuff, Keith.

Per an earlier comment, I have found that most technology has a 'critical job detector circuit' built in.

All the best for 2016,

Kirk
Forum: Photo Software 12-21-2015
Replies: 46
Views: 5,095
Posted By KEH
Raid, I tend to use PureShot as the taking app -...

Raid,

I tend to use PureShot as the taking app - lots of control, including over / under exposure settings. It will save a TIF or two different levels of relatively uncompressed JPGs.

CortexCam is...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-06-2015
Replies: 2,578
Views: 495,577
Posted By KEH
https://kirkh.smugmug.com/Photography/35mm-BW/i-fb...

https://kirkh.smugmug.com/Photography/35mm-BW/i-fbkXSN3/0/L/20151203-Hamilton028211-R1-E029-L.jpg

M2, Zeiss 35/2.8, TriX. 18th St, Washington DC

Cheers,
Kirk
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-27-2015
Replies: 2,578
Views: 495,577
Posted By KEH
https://kirkh.smugmug.com/Photography/35mm-BW/i-BF...

https://kirkh.smugmug.com/Photography/35mm-BW/i-BFw6mtH/0/L/20151125-Hamilton028073-R1-E027-L.jpg

Kramerbooks, WDC. M2, Zeiss 50/1.5, TriX

Cheers,
Kirk
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-25-2015
Replies: 214
Views: 33,318
Posted By KEH
https://kirkh.smugmug.com/Urban/Washington-DC-Nove...

https://kirkh.smugmug.com/Urban/Washington-DC-November-rain/i-dSqLXFs/1/L/20151119-DSCF0930-L.jpg

After the rain, Washington DC

Kirk
Forum: Fuji Digital General Discussion 11-22-2015
Replies: 60
Views: 5,818
Posted By KEH
I bought the XQ2, which is a minor update, a few...

I bought the XQ2, which is a minor update, a few weeks ago to serve as a back pocket camera (as opposed to a Back Alley camera :)). With a 2/3 inch sensor and 12 mp, I figure the photosite density on...
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 11-22-2015
Replies: 46
Views: 6,770
Posted By KEH
Old school design, solid metal feel, beautifully...

Old school design, solid metal feel, beautifully damped controls, and fast autofocus.

Two examples (pardon the link rather than embedding, but somewhere between Smugmug and RFF the embedded photos...
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 11-16-2015
Replies: 93
Views: 11,707
Posted By KEH
https://kirkh.smugmug.com/Urban/Washington-DC-wint...

https://kirkh.smugmug.com/Urban/Washington-DC-winter-light/i-bN3SgrV/0/L/20151115-_DSF1893-L.jpg

City Center, Washington DC

Cheers,
Kirk
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-02-2015
Replies: 2,578
Views: 495,577
Posted By KEH
https://kirkh.smugmug.com/Photography/35mm-BW/i-gD...

https://kirkh.smugmug.com/Photography/35mm-BW/i-gD3ssss/0/L/20151021-03490028-L.jpg

C&O Canal, WDC. Nikkormat FT3, CV 40/2, Neopan 100

Kirk
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-25-2015
Replies: 2,578
Views: 495,577
Posted By KEH
https://kirkh.smugmug.com/Photography/35mm-BW/i-9W...

https://kirkh.smugmug.com/Photography/35mm-BW/i-9Wh3ThQ/1/L/20151023-Hamilton027752-R1-E021-L.jpg

Roughly R St NW, WDC. M2, 50 'cron, Tri-X

Cheers,
Kirk
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-16-2015
Replies: 95
Views: 10,928
Posted By KEH
Well, since we are getting into M2...

Well, since we are getting into M2 portraits:

https://kirkh.smugmug.com/Photography/Gear/i-2jJKzsX/0/L/20150823-_DSF1541-L.jpg

My little beauty recently CLA'd by Youxin Ye. Smooth like a Leica...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-16-2015
Replies: 348
Views: 45,396
Posted By KEH
https://kirkh.smugmug.com/Photography/35mm-BW/i-2S...

https://kirkh.smugmug.com/Photography/35mm-BW/i-2STMCKq/0/L/20150730-16280032-L.jpg

Meridian Hill drumfest, WDC. MP, CV50/1.5, Kentmere 100

Kirk
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-15-2015
Replies: 2,578
Views: 495,577
Posted By KEH
https://kirkh.smugmug.com/Photography/35mm-BW/i-cf...

https://kirkh.smugmug.com/Photography/35mm-BW/i-cfSsNd9/0/L/20151015-Hamilton027652-R1-E011-L.jpg

Corner store, Shaw, Washington DC. M2 with CV35/1.7 LTM, TriX.

Kirk
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 10-11-2015
Replies: 28
Views: 1,976
Posted By KEH
www.thedarkroom.com accepts PayPal. Pretty good...

www.thedarkroom.com accepts PayPal. Pretty good quality for 135 film.

Kirk
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 10-09-2015
Replies: 71
Views: 3,951
Posted By KEH
Hey Joe (couldn't helping thinking of Hendrix...

Hey Joe (couldn't helping thinking of Hendrix when I wrote that). It's the birthdays that end in 0 that seem significant. So you've got another 5 years before you get all reflective about life, the...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 10-08-2015
Replies: 625
Views: 160,271
Posted By KEH
https://kirkh.smugmug.com/Nature/Namibia-12-1999/i...

https://kirkh.smugmug.com/Nature/Namibia-12-1999/i-tzzwbPH/0/L/51713-FujiReala-1-Namibia-L.jpg

One from Namibia with my Yashica T4. Other photos...
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 08-30-2015
Replies: 93
Views: 11,707
Posted By KEH
https://kirkh.smugmug.com/Urban/Washington-DC-vari...

https://kirkh.smugmug.com/Urban/Washington-DC-various/i-B35Gr7f/0/L/20131129-PB290006-L.jpg

Washington DC, near Dupont Circle

Kirk
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-27-2015
Replies: 2,578
Views: 495,577
Posted By KEH
https://kirkh.smugmug.com/Photography/35mm-BW/i-TD...

https://kirkh.smugmug.com/Photography/35mm-BW/i-TDXvq7N/0/L/20150820-39180009-L.jpg

Fire station, 13th St NW, WDC, Cosina 107-SW, CV 21/4 LTM, Kentmere 400.

Kirk
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-24-2015
Replies: 7,463
Views: 3,808,951
Posted By KEH
https://kirkh.smugmug.com/Photography/Gear/i-2jJKz...

https://kirkh.smugmug.com/Photography/Gear/i-2jJKzsX/0/L/20150823-_DSF1541-L.jpg

My lovely button rewind M2, refurbed by Youxin Ye. Bit of a 'Plain Jane' compared with other M's in this thread, but...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 08-24-2015
Replies: 11
Views: 1,611
Posted By KEH
Good to know Keith. I just bought that lens along...

Good to know Keith. I just bought that lens along with a D750 for close-in wildlife work. Every once in a while my lens and camera end up dropping a few feet onto the metal floor of a Land Rover when...
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-13-2015
Replies: 2,578
Views: 495,577
Posted By KEH
https://kirkh.smugmug.com/Photography/35mm-BW/i-Lz...

https://kirkh.smugmug.com/Photography/35mm-BW/i-Lzr284v/0/L/20150813-Hamilton027201-R1-E017-L.jpg

18th St NW, WDC. MP with CV 50/1.5, TriX
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-12-2015
Replies: 371
Views: 51,058
Posted By KEH
https://kirkh.smugmug.com/Photography/Gear/i-8z22t...

https://kirkh.smugmug.com/Photography/Gear/i-8z22thB/0/L/20150811-_DSF1523-L.jpg

Wow. This place is not just full of gearheads, we are multidimensional gearheads.

My Pilot Falcon is my favorite -...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 08-11-2015
Replies: 34
Views: 3,084
Posted By KEH
Hi Keith, I've been using the D4S for over a...

Hi Keith,

I've been using the D4S for over a year now for my wildlife work. Stunning image quality even at ISO 12800. Built like a tank and very fast, with great continuous focus / subject tracking....
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 08-10-2015
Replies: 29
Views: 4,547
Posted By KEH
The sealing foam is definitely an issue in my...

The sealing foam is definitely an issue in my experience with the FM2N. In the end I went with a full refurb at Abilene Camera Repair and have been very happy with the result.

On lenses, I am a...
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-10-2015
Replies: 12
Views: 1,462
Posted By KEH
I've had great service from TheDarkroom. I've...

I've had great service from TheDarkroom. I've used them for a dozen or so BW 35mm films this year, with medium scans. Excellent online experience, quick service and good quality.

Kirk
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-03-2015
Replies: 2,578
Views: 495,577
Posted By KEH
https://kirkh.smugmug.com/Photography/35mm-BW/i-Dz...

https://kirkh.smugmug.com/Photography/35mm-BW/i-DzvWcnL/0/L/20150730-16280036-L.jpg

Meridian Hill Park, WDC. MP with CV50/1.5, Kentmere 100.

Kirk
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-27-2015
Replies: 2,578
Views: 495,577
Posted By KEH
https://kirkh.smugmug.com/Photography/35mm-BW/i-TM...

https://kirkh.smugmug.com/Photography/35mm-BW/i-TMmFHM6/0/L/20150723-23720031-L.jpg

Off 14th St NW, WDC. Leica MP, 35 Cron, Kentmere 100

Kirk
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 07-25-2015
Replies: 6
Views: 1,196
Posted By KEH
https://kirkh.smugmug.com/Photography/35mm-BW/i-vt...

https://kirkh.smugmug.com/Photography/35mm-BW/i-vtgBHv7/0/L/20150428-45620031-L.jpg

This lens was permanently attached to my FM2N until I got a Nikkormat FT3. Compact and sharp, really a lovely...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 07-20-2015
Replies: 288
Views: 38,837
Posted By KEH
https://kirkh.smugmug.com/Photography/35mm-BW/i-2P...

https://kirkh.smugmug.com/Photography/35mm-BW/i-2PX7tTh/0/L/20150717-17110027-L.jpg

7th St, WDC. I bought a Nikkormat FT3 for a song and had Kori at Abilene Camera Repair give it a complete refurb....
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-20-2015
Replies: 2,578
Views: 495,577
Posted By KEH
https://kirkh.smugmug.com/Photography/35mm-BW/i-tR...

https://kirkh.smugmug.com/Photography/35mm-BW/i-tRrfVwc/0/L/20150717-17110023-L.jpg

7th & T, WDC. Nikkormat FT3, Delta 100.

Kirk
Forum: Digital Printers / Inks / Papers etc 07-20-2015
Replies: 18
Views: 3,805
Posted By KEH
I went through every conceivable variant of...

I went through every conceivable variant of cheaper Epsons, different ink sets, etc. I would gladly have taken each of them out into a field and shot them after a few months. Endless clogging...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-15-2015
Replies: 2,578
Views: 495,577
Posted By KEH
http://kirkh.smugmug.com/Photography/35mm-BW/i-98f...

http://kirkh.smugmug.com/Photography/35mm-BW/i-98fXCZn/0/L/20150709-09090032-L.jpg

Cluttered, 6th St NW, WDC. CV R2M, CV40/1.4

Kirk
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-12-2015
Replies: 42
Views: 3,748
Posted By KEH
+1 for Smugmug. I went there after being unhappy...

+1 for Smugmug. I went there after being unhappy with the big Flickr makeover a couple of years ago. Lots of customization, different cost levels for different needs.

Cheers,
Kirk
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-03-2015
Replies: 2,578
Views: 495,577
Posted By KEH
http://kirkh.smugmug.com/Photography/35mm-BW/i-g99...

http://kirkh.smugmug.com/Photography/35mm-BW/i-g99RR9N/0/L/20150609-16510015-L.jpg

FP4+, Leica M4-2, Zeiss 35/2.8, Washngton DC

Kirk
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-09-2015
Replies: 47
Views: 4,685
Posted By KEH
I've found the Fuji XT1 and the Oly EM1 give...

I've found the Fuji XT1 and the Oly EM1 give beautiful BW jpgs. You need to tweak the settings a bit (sharpness and contrast on the EM1, and the highlight and shadow settings on the Fuji. I generally...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-26-2015
Replies: 224
Views: 18,869
Posted By KEH
http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery...

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/1632/U1632I1432677914.SEQ.0.jpg

C&O Canal, Georgetown. M4-2, Zeiss C Sonnar 50/1.5, Tmax100

Kirk
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-26-2015
Replies: 25
Views: 2,632
Posted By KEH
Roland - The Heliar collapses just fine. No...

Roland - The Heliar collapses just fine. No problems. It does have a fair amount of focus shift, so I would use the EVF if I were using the lens regularly.

Cheers,
Kirk
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-25-2015
Replies: 25
Views: 2,632
Posted By KEH
http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery...

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/1632/U1632I1432603863.SEQ.0.jpg

Nice thread. Shot with the CV 50/2 Heliar classic.

Kirk
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-13-2015
Replies: 5,588
Views: 964,979
Posted By KEH
http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery...

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/1632/med_U1632I1430173940.SEQ.0.jpg

Two generations. A new (to me) FM2N and the safari cam (D4S).

Kirk
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 04-30-2015
Replies: 6
Views: 1,429
Posted By KEH
I upgraded my Plustek 8200i from SE to Ai in...

I upgraded my Plustek 8200i from SE to Ai in order to get the 48 bit scans - definitely worth it. Plus you can colour calibrate the scanner, and some of the tools you can use before saving a tiff are...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-24-2015
Replies: 24
Views: 3,775
Posted By KEH
Down on the National Mall in...

Down on the National Mall in DC:
http://kirkh.smugmug.com/Urban/Washington-DC-various/i-FKwDkx8/0/L/20150418-L1000965-L.jpg

And one closer to home (in...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 04-18-2015
Replies: 52
Views: 8,150
Posted By KEH
The discussion of the Leica IR/UV cut filter...

The discussion of the Leica IR/UV cut filter caught my attention, so I had to try one out on this fine Spring day in DC. Here are the results on my M240:

Lightroom raw conversion, no processing,...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-18-2015
Replies: 5,588
Views: 964,979
Posted By KEH
http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery...

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/1632/U1632I1428964647.SEQ.0.jpg

A rare Cosina 107-SW, precursor to the Voigtlander Bessa L. Stephen had one in good condition, so I grabbed it and...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-16-2015
Replies: 39
Views: 4,978
Posted By KEH
I just started shooting film again, after 14...

I just started shooting film again, after 14 years of digital. FP4 is a film I really wanted to try, and I like what I...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 04-04-2015
Replies: 40
Views: 28,463
Posted By KEH
Jon, What the HDR scan does is just send a raw...

Jon,

What the HDR scan does is just send a raw scan of the negative to disk. So you have to open the resulting file in PhotoShop, invert the image, set it to Gamma 2.2 using an exposure layer (if...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 04-04-2015
Replies: 40
Views: 28,463
Posted By KEH
Hi Vince, I bought the Plustek 8200i / Siverfast...

Hi Vince,

I bought the Plustek 8200i / Siverfast 8 SE bundle just about the time you started this thread. I had a Nikon 35mm scanner years ago, but found the autofeed very prone to framing errors....
Forum: Digital Printers / Inks / Papers etc 03-25-2015
Replies: 20
Views: 4,385
Posted By KEH
As far as I know Ilford paper was bought out and...

As far as I know Ilford paper was bought out and is back in business. B&H has stocked GFS for quite a while. This is good news.

My absolute favorite for BW is Canson Platine.

Kirk
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-20-2015
Replies: 41
Views: 3,181
Posted By KEH
I loved my 40D. Only 10mp, high iso is not great,...

I loved my 40D. Only 10mp, high iso is not great, but very fast and positive in use. Built like a tank.

Kirk
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-10-2015
Replies: 77
Views: 7,898
Posted By KEH
http://kirkh.smugmug.com/Nature/Ruaha-10-2014/i-Wc...

http://kirkh.smugmug.com/Nature/Ruaha-10-2014/i-WcLSVCc/0/L/20141009-PA090206-L.jpg

Ruaha NP, Tanzania. IR converted Oly EM-5, 12-40 Pro

Kirk
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 02-17-2015
Replies: 187
Views: 20,386
Posted By KEH
Hats off to Helen! Kirk

Hats off to Helen!

Kirk
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 02-15-2015
Replies: 187
Views: 20,386
Posted By KEH
http://kirkh.smugmug.com/Urban/Washington-DC-winte...

http://kirkh.smugmug.com/Urban/Washington-DC-winter-light/i-QWJhQHX/0/L/20141115-_DSC0434-L.jpg

14th St, WDC

Kirk
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-04-2015
Replies: 214
Views: 33,318
Posted By KEH
http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery...

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/1632/U1632I1423104347.SEQ.0.jpg

Freer Gallery, WDC, Zeiss ZI, Summicron 35/2 Asph, XP2

Kirk
Forum: Digital Printers / Inks / Papers etc 01-18-2015
Replies: 15
Views: 3,253
Posted By KEH
The Ilford paper documentation should give you a...

The Ilford paper documentation should give you a recommended Epson paper type to use with the printer driver - if you set that correctly then ABW works OK.

I say 'OK' because there is an issue of...
Forum: Fuji X Series 01-08-2015
Replies: 17
Views: 4,102
Posted By KEH
Advantages are as noted in other posts - silence...

Advantages are as noted in other posts - silence and high shutter speed. I will want to check out the rolling shutter effect, but haven't noticed it so far in my limited testing.

One more tool in...
Forum: Fuji X Series 01-07-2015
Replies: 17
Views: 4,102
Posted By KEH
Electronic shutter on X-T1

Haven't seen anybody test out the high speed electronic shutter that comes with the v3 firmware for the X-T1. This is a shot at 1/5000 wide open with an adapted CV35/1.2...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-04-2015
Replies: 320
Views: 37,726
Posted By KEH
http://kirkh.smugmug.com/Nature/Ruaha-10-2014/i-w7...

http://kirkh.smugmug.com/Nature/Ruaha-10-2014/i-w7ZdRnJ/0/L/20141010-PA100219-L.jpg

IR from Ruaha NP, Tanzania

Kirk
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-30-2014
Replies: 126
Views: 10,776
Posted By KEH
http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery...

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/1632/U1632I1419983985.SEQ.0.jpg

Winter light, T St., WDC

Kirk
Forum: Digital Printers / Inks / Papers etc 12-27-2014
Replies: 34
Views: 4,933
Posted By KEH
Hi Joe. I have regretted every cheap printer I...

Hi Joe. I have regretted every cheap printer I have owned. Expensive ink, head clogs, random dumps of ink on the page, etc. Finally saw the light and bought an Epson 3880.

The newer Epson 13 inch...
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 12-18-2014
Replies: 19
Views: 3,028
Posted By KEH
The Mechanical + Electronic shutter setting is...

The Mechanical + Electronic shutter setting is fun and useful. This was shot with the 35/1.4 at F1.4, 1/6000 sec, ISO...
Forum: Fuji X Series 12-14-2014
Replies: 316
Views: 102,974
Posted By KEH
http://kirkh.smugmug.com/Urban/Washington-DC-vario...

http://kirkh.smugmug.com/Urban/Washington-DC-various/i-MC39G9g/0/O/20140531-_DSF0474.jpg

C/Y 28/2.8 on Metabones adapter on X-T1.

18th St WDC

Kirk
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 12-12-2014
Replies: 171
Views: 37,844
Posted By KEH
http://kirkh.smugmug.com/Photography/Leica-M/i-dTS...

http://kirkh.smugmug.com/Photography/Leica-M/i-dTSnQnz/1/O/20141130-L1000806.jpg

Votive candles, WDC. Shot at f2.8.

Kirk
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-04-2014
Replies: 966
Views: 151,731
Posted By KEH
http://kirkh.smugmug.com/Nature/Katavi-10-2014/i-p...

http://kirkh.smugmug.com/Nature/Katavi-10-2014/i-ppffJv3/0/O/20141018-PA180229.jpg

The shot by ThomasM is wonderful. Above is a shot from Katavi NP in Tanzania, EM5 converted to IR.

Kirk
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-01-2014
Replies: 3,058
Views: 483,434
Posted By KEH
http://kirkh.smugmug.com/Photography/Leica-M/i-dTS...

http://kirkh.smugmug.com/Photography/Leica-M/i-dTSnQnz/1/O/20141130-L1000806.jpg

Votive candles, WDC. M240, CV50/1.5 M @ f2.8

Kirk
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 12-01-2014
Replies: 201
Views: 17,125
Posted By KEH
Stewart, Always enjoy your work and your...

Stewart,

Always enjoy your work and your thoughts. Hoping for a quick recovery.

Kirk
Forum: Optics Theory - 11-21-2014
Replies: 1,905
Views: 1,739,603
Posted By KEH
http://kirkh.smugmug.com/Urban/Washington-DC-vario...

http://kirkh.smugmug.com/Urban/Washington-DC-various/i-STqGbsz/0/O/20141115-_DSC0434.jpg

Nikon Df, Nikkor 50/1.8G @ f2. 14th St WDC.

Kirk
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 11-18-2014
Replies: 19
Views: 3,970
Posted By KEH
I did some further testing on my M240 prior to...

I did some further testing on my M240 prior to sending off to Zeiss, taking some test shots at 5 feet.

First, here is the C Sonnar focused at f2.8 with the optical...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 11-10-2014
Replies: 79
Views: 15,457
Posted By KEH
http://kirkh.smugmug.com/Photography/Leica-M/i-WhD...

http://kirkh.smugmug.com/Photography/Leica-M/i-WhDJJw6/1/O/20141026-L1000550.jpg

Washington DC, near Chinatown.

Kirk
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 11-10-2014
Replies: 19
Views: 3,970
Posted By KEH
Friends, again, many thanks. I had rented a...

Friends, again, many thanks.

I had rented a version from Lensrentals in order to give the lens a try, and the copy I rented worked very well from f2.8 on up, with 'reasonable' (and presumably...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 11-09-2014
Replies: 19
Views: 3,970
Posted By KEH
Friends, Many thanks - all very useful input. I...

Friends,

Many thanks - all very useful input.

I take it from mfogiel's test that you have to choose the desired application and match the lens calibration to the application. As he suggests, the...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 11-09-2014
Replies: 19
Views: 3,970
Posted By KEH
Focusing ZM C Sonnar 50/1.5 on Leica M240

Friends,

I am having real problems with back focus on a new C Sonnar attached to my M240. I have searched a bit on the forum and it seems most of the shooting with this lens is on film bodies or...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-28-2014
Replies: 422
Views: 60,234
Posted By KEH
http://kirkh.smugmug.com/Travel/London-09-2014/i-2...

http://kirkh.smugmug.com/Travel/London-09-2014/i-2bgPFdc/0/O/20140919-P9190363.jpg

Thames at Blackfriars.

Kirk
Forum: Digital Printers / Inks / Papers etc 08-31-2014
Replies: 6
Views: 1,874
Posted By KEH
Without the gray inks it is almost impossible to...

Without the gray inks it is almost impossible to get a consistent BW print. QuadTone RIP will do this for Epson printers only, last time I checked. And it needs to be set up for each individual...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-25-2014
Replies: 3,058
Views: 483,434
Posted By KEH
http://kirkh.smugmug.com/Photography/Leica-M/i-hJg...

http://kirkh.smugmug.com/Photography/Leica-M/i-hJgTJX8/0/O/20140824-L1000158.jpg

A minimalist approach to signage. M 240 / 50 Cron, WDC.

Cheers,
Kirk
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-22-2014
Replies: 376
Views: 53,994
Posted By KEH
http://kirkh.smugmug.com/Urban/Washington-DC-vario...

http://kirkh.smugmug.com/Urban/Washington-DC-various/i-fpTzshP/0/O/20140717-_DSC0072.jpg

Just off Logan Circle, WDC

Kirk
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-12-2014
Replies: 966
Views: 151,731
Posted By KEH
http://kirkh.smugmug.com/Travel/Old-Rag-Mountain/i...

http://kirkh.smugmug.com/Travel/Old-Rag-Mountain/i-bvcgKcV/1/O/20140807-_R000125-Edit.jpg

Near the summit of Old Rag, Shenandoah NP, Ricoh GR.

Cheers,
Kirk
Forum: Digital Compacts 08-08-2014
Replies: 1,198
Views: 243,329
Posted By KEH
http://kirkh.smugmug.com/Travel/Old-Rag-Mountain/i...

http://kirkh.smugmug.com/Travel/Old-Rag-Mountain/i-Zpf8kMt/0/O/20140807-_R000130.jpg

Looking to the summit of Old Rag, Shenandoah NP.

Kirk
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 08-03-2014
Replies: 89
Views: 10,428
Posted By KEH
Keith, A friend of mine suddenly quit a great...

Keith,

A friend of mine suddenly quit a great job and started writing a book and taking up other new challenges. I asked him about it, and all he said is 'my friends have started dying.'

A healthy...
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 07-29-2014
Replies: 37
Views: 4,541
Posted By KEH
Will, The term comes from Michael Reichmann and...

Will,

The term comes from Michael Reichmann and the idea is to shift the histogram to the right (by increasing exposure) without blowing highlights. For non-IR work I don't spend too much time...
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 07-29-2014
Replies: 37
Views: 4,541
Posted By KEH
http://kirkh.smugmug.com/Nature/Duma-Tau-Kwando-06...

http://kirkh.smugmug.com/Nature/Duma-Tau-Kwando-06-2014/i-SnnSQG6/0/O/20140624-P6240131.jpg

I have been using IR converted m43 cameras in my Africa work for a few years. This is from the latest...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-28-2014
Replies: 966
Views: 151,731
Posted By KEH
http://kirkh.smugmug.com/Nature/Duma-Tau-Kwando-06...

http://kirkh.smugmug.com/Nature/Duma-Tau-Kwando-06-2014/i-SnnSQG6/0/O/20140624-P6240131.jpg

Kwando Reserve, Botswana.

Kirk
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 07-17-2014
Replies: 32
Views: 5,844
Posted By KEH
I just bought one after using its sister, the...

I just bought one after using its sister, the D4s, for wildlife photography in Botswana. In addition to the high ISO, that sensor just renders beautifully.

The Df is small and light, and yes, it...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-17-2014
Replies: 3,058
Views: 483,434
Posted By KEH
http://kirkh.smugmug.com/Urban/Washington-DC-vario...

http://kirkh.smugmug.com/Urban/Washington-DC-various/i-7qvCmt6/0/O/20140608-_DSF0541.jpg

Washington DC. X-T1 with Contax/Yashica 45/2.8.

Kirk
Forum: Help / Feedback forum 06-11-2014
Replies: 26
Views: 3,556
Posted By KEH
A larger default (800 px?) would help. The other...

A larger default (800 px?) would help. The other problem is that links open in a new tab, but uploaded images open in the same tab. This leads to bad mistakes involving closing the whole browser...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 06-10-2014
Replies: 1,431
Views: 196,039
Posted By KEH
http://kirkh.smugmug.com/Urban/Washington-DC-vario...

http://kirkh.smugmug.com/Urban/Washington-DC-various/i-b3BJHjk/2/O/20140607-_DSF0535-Edit.jpg

National Arboretum, WDC.

Kirk
Forum: CSC : Digital Compact System Cameras - 06-05-2014
Replies: 22
Views: 4,090
Posted By KEH
http://kirkh.smugmug.com/Urban/Washington-DC-vario...

http://kirkh.smugmug.com/Urban/Washington-DC-various/i-MC39G9g/0/O/20140531-_DSF0474.jpg

I really love the X-T1 for manual shooting, a nice change from 'pointing and shooting.' This is with a C/Y...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 06-03-2014
Replies: 52
Views: 2,972
Posted By KEH
http://kirkh.smugmug.com/Travel/London-05-2014/i-c...

http://kirkh.smugmug.com/Travel/London-05-2014/i-c4xHBgr/0/O/20140517-P5170215.jpg

A recent London shot. Oly Stylus 1, beside the Tate Modern.

Kirk
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 06-02-2014
Replies: 1,125
Views: 293,877
Posted By KEH
http://kirkh.smugmug.com/Urban/Washington-DC-vario...

http://kirkh.smugmug.com/Urban/Washington-DC-various/i-WQM4MNC/0/O/20140530-_DSF0420-Edit.jpg

I wasn't familiar with this brand, but Wikipedia came to the rescue. A beauty. 14th St, WDC.

Kirk
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 06-02-2014
Replies: 1,775
Views: 287,116
Posted By KEH
http://kirkh.smugmug.com/Urban/Washington-DC-vario...

http://kirkh.smugmug.com/Urban/Washington-DC-various/i-MVrGJHG/0/O/20140531-_DSF0460.jpg

Not sure if this qualifies as 'nice' or 'old', but it is impressive in its way. Tenleytown, WDC.

Kirk
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-30-2014
Replies: 5,603
Views: 497,051
Posted By KEH
http://kirkh.smugmug.com/Urban/Washington-DC-vario...

http://kirkh.smugmug.com/Urban/Washington-DC-various/i-WQM4MNC/0/O/20140530-_DSF0420-Edit.jpg

KTM cycle, 14th St WDC

Kirk
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 05-28-2014
Replies: 127
Views: 47,947
Posted By KEH
http://kirkh.smugmug.com/Photography/Fuji-X-T1/i-z...

http://kirkh.smugmug.com/Photography/Fuji-X-T1/i-z52tvdc/0/O/20140320-_DSF0094-2.jpg

Sweet little lens. 14th St WDC

Kirk
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-27-2014
Replies: 1,929
Views: 257,368
Posted By KEH
http://kirkh.smugmug.com/Urban/Washington-DC-vario...

http://kirkh.smugmug.com/Urban/Washington-DC-various/i-HtVFFP3/0/O/20140525-IMGP0155.jpg

A sign of the times. 18th St, WDC.

Kirk
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-30-2014
Replies: 189
Views: 20,925
Posted By KEH
http://kirkh.smugmug.com/Urban/Washington-DC-vario...

http://kirkh.smugmug.com/Urban/Washington-DC-various/i-CVNbCrX/0/O/20140427-_4271214.jpg

Drummer at Meridian Hill Park drumfest, WDC.

Kirk
Forum: Optics Theory - 04-24-2014
Replies: 1,905
Views: 1,739,603
Posted By KEH
http://kirkh.smugmug.com/Photography/Fuji-X-T1/i-Z...

http://kirkh.smugmug.com/Photography/Fuji-X-T1/i-ZBvtPRp/0/O/20140413-_DSF0291.jpg

Wild bokeh... Fuji X-T1 / metabones speedbooster / Nikon AIS 50/1.2

Kirk
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 04-18-2014
Replies: 33
Views: 3,669
Posted By KEH
http://kirkh.smugmug.com/Urban/National-Zoo/i-GbJD...

http://kirkh.smugmug.com/Urban/National-Zoo/i-GbJDh6c/0/O/20140331-_DSC0277.jpg

A D4s shot for you Keith - raw converted in LR. Just a grab shot, but I find the rendering very beautiful. Tough light...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-04-2014
Replies: 103
Views: 7,449
Posted By KEH
http://kirkh.smugmug.com/Nature/Ruaha-02-2013/i-Dt...

http://kirkh.smugmug.com/Nature/Ruaha-02-2013/i-Dt9WzBf/0/O/20130219-7D1_1692.jpg

One from Tanzania - not shot with a rangefinder...
Kirk
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 02-21-2014
Replies: 26
Views: 5,948
Posted By KEH
I would second the CV 15. Plus I really like the...

I would second the CV 15. Plus I really like the CV 25/4 M-mount as a 35-ish lens on the M-Mount.

Cheers,
Kirk
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-18-2014
Replies: 3,058
Views: 483,434
Posted By KEH
http://kirkh.smugmug.com/Urban/Washington-DC-vario...

http://kirkh.smugmug.com/Urban/Washington-DC-various/i-xgWFzvh/0/O/20140201-_0011398.jpg

Love this thread. Carnegie Library in Washington DC. Ricoh GXR-M w Leica 35/2.

Kirk
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 01-27-2014
Replies: 64
Views: 4,585
Posted By KEH
Since I do wildlife photos, I have always been...

Since I do wildlife photos, I have always been partial to:

If you're mauled by a leopard, count yourself lucky. Most people never see one.

Road Kill Cafe - You kill'em, we grill'em.

Kirk
Forum: Digital Printers / Inks / Papers etc 01-08-2014
Replies: 24
Views: 2,831
Posted By KEH
All I know is the Epson line - which has the best...

All I know is the Epson line - which has the best support from third party software and alternative inks. After wasting over $1k and being extremely frustrated with clogged heads, ink splotches, etc....
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-06-2014
Replies: 77
Views: 7,898
Posted By KEH
http://kirkh.smugmug.com/Nature/MalaMala-10-2013/i...

http://kirkh.smugmug.com/Nature/MalaMala-10-2013/i-8LMgxv9/0/O/20131014-_1010563.jpg

Mala Mala, South Africa. Lumix G3 IR converted, 14-45mm lens.

Kirk
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-02-2014
Replies: 5,603
Views: 497,051
Posted By KEH
http://kirkh.smugmug.com/Urban/Washington-DC-vario...

http://kirkh.smugmug.com/Urban/Washington-DC-various/i-LczxFB4/0/O/20131229-DSCF0236.jpg

Twilight in WDC.

Kirk
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-17-2013
Replies: 5,603
Views: 497,051
Posted By KEH
http://kirkh.smugmug.com/Urban/Washington-DC-vario...

http://kirkh.smugmug.com/Urban/Washington-DC-various/i-Cs7rLXM/0/O/20131211-_C110019.jpg

14th St NW, WDC

Kirk
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-13-2013
Replies: 3,058
Views: 483,434
Posted By KEH
http://kirkh.smugmug.com/Travel/Washington-DC-vari...

http://kirkh.smugmug.com/Travel/Washington-DC-various/i-B35Gr7f/0/O/20131129-PB290006.jpg

Dupont Circle, WDC

Kirk
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-12-2013
Replies: 377
Views: 46,886
Posted By KEH
http://kirkh.smugmug.com/Travel/Washington-DC-vari...

http://kirkh.smugmug.com/Travel/Washington-DC-various/i-Sm4VQCK/0/O/20131201-PC010008.jpg

Oly E-M1, Embassy Row, WDC

Kirk
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-06-2013
Replies: 3,058
Views: 483,434
Posted By KEH
http://kirkh.smugmug.com/Travel/Washington-DC-vari...

http://kirkh.smugmug.com/Travel/Washington-DC-various/i-Sm4VQCK/0/O/20131201-PC010008.jpg

Embassy Row, WDC, Oly EM-1. OOC jpg with minor PP.

Kirk
Forum: CSC : Digital Compact System Cameras - 09-27-2013
Replies: 33
Views: 5,053
Posted By KEH
What about a digital BW body? That would be more...

What about a digital BW body? That would be more interesting than FF for me. Or is Leica the only one who is brave enough? Of course they can charge a premium price, so that reduces their...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-26-2013
Replies: 829
Views: 140,952
Posted By KEH
http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery...

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/1632/U1632I1380237800.SEQ.0.jpg

Off 16th St WDC. Summaron 3.5cm/3.5 Fuji X-E1

Kirk
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-16-2013
Replies: 1,125
Views: 293,877
Posted By KEH
http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery...

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/1632/U1632I1379376077.SEQ.0.jpg

Another Ducati, WDC. Fuji E-X1, Canon 35/2.8 LTM

Cheers,
Kirk
Forum: Fuji X Series 09-14-2013
Replies: 387
Views: 81,564
Posted By KEH
Click on the photo in your gallery to get a full...

Click on the photo in your gallery to get a full size image, then right click and select 'Copy image address.' You can then copy the address into the 'embed photo' box (accessed from one of the...
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 09-12-2013
Replies: 211
Views: 38,651
Posted By KEH
http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery...

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/1632/U1632I1379023004.SEQ.0.jpg

Recent one from Chinatown in London. X100s.

Kirk
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 08-30-2013
Replies: 12
Views: 2,424
Posted By KEH
I use the Fuji M adapter, plus Fotodiox for...

I use the Fuji M adapter, plus Fotodiox for Nikon. I also have a few Fotodiox adapters for m43 and have been very happy with the quality.

Cheers,
Kirk
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 08-30-2013
Replies: 21
Views: 2,339
Posted By KEH
For my safari work colour is usually an important...

For my safari work colour is usually an important part of the image - but there is always about 10% or more of a portfolio where the purity of BW is what I want in the image.

For urban shooting I am...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-29-2013
Replies: 48
Views: 3,704
Posted By KEH
http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery...

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/1632/U1632I1373145243.SEQ.0.jpg

P St, WDC

Kirk
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 08-28-2013
Replies: 9
Views: 1,201
Posted By KEH
I'm pretty sure that Lightroom automatically...

I'm pretty sure that Lightroom automatically prevents over-writing files on import by adding a '-1' to the end of the file name. Obviously you would want to test this before relying on it...

Kirk
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-25-2013
Replies: 1,775
Views: 287,116
Posted By KEH
Thanks Vince! Kirk

Thanks Vince!

Kirk
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-25-2013
Replies: 1,775
Views: 287,116
Posted By KEH
http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery...

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/1632/U1632I1377467224.SEQ.0.jpg

An old beauty that lived in Adams Morgan, WDC, for a while.

Zooming in doesn't really tell me what it is - the...
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