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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-06-2018
Replies: 1,775
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Posted By daveleo
http://davesjournal.net/Pictures/Cars2018/tutto10....

http://davesjournal.net/Pictures/Cars2018/tutto10.JPG
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http://davesjournal.net/Pictures/Cars2018/tutto11.JPG
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http://davesjournal.net/Pictures/Cars2018/tutto14.JPG
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-29-2018
Replies: 1,144
Views: 229,542
Posted By daveleo
http://davesjournal.net/WebPics/abby417.JPG. Jupit...

http://davesjournal.net/WebPics/abby417.JPG.
Jupiter 8 on a Fuji XA1.
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Forum: Chris Crawford 07-29-2018
Replies: 123
Views: 5,721
Posted By daveleo
Chris, your story has made this wonderful day for...

Chris, your story has made this wonderful day for me.
Boy did I need to hear some good news, and you told it.

Best wishes to you and that very cool son of yours !!
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 07-24-2018
Replies: 52
Views: 2,651
Posted By daveleo
My copy just shipped to me. Expect it in a few...

My copy just shipped to me. Expect it in a few days.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-13-2018
Replies: 75
Views: 6,190
Posted By daveleo
Thanks...

Thanks !
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And another.....

http://davesjournal.net/CafePhotos/Gallery7/webprint602.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-13-2018
Replies: 75
Views: 6,190
Posted By daveleo
These go back to my cafe photos day...

These go back to my cafe photos day ...
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http://davesjournal.net/CafePhotos/Gallery1/webprint119.jpg
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http://davesjournal.net/CafePhotos/Gallery1/webprint112.jpg
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 07-02-2018
Replies: 123
Views: 4,568
Posted By daveleo
...... before this thread gets locked...

...... before this thread gets locked down....
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http://davesjournal.net/WebPics/UFORGB.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-01-2018
Replies: 1,775
Views: 287,120
Posted By daveleo
More from yesterdays...

More from yesterdays...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-01-2018
Replies: 1,775
Views: 287,120
Posted By daveleo
Jag XK140 yesterday, at "Cars of...

Jag XK140 yesterday, at "Cars of Summer".

http://davesjournal.net/WebPics/XK140.JPG
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 06-29-2018
Replies: 1,775
Views: 287,120
Posted By daveleo
Just revisited the first few pages of this...

Just revisited the first few pages of this thread. If you haven't done that in a while, I recommend it :) :)
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-26-2018
Replies: 9,003
Views: 882,027
Posted By daveleo
Man walks down the street with a camera like...

Man walks down the street with a camera like that, and people know he's not afraid of anything. ;)

https://i.imgur.com/b5PydJ1.mp4

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Forum: Photography General Interest 06-26-2018
Replies: 9,003
Views: 882,027
Posted By daveleo
Jees! .... last week I got one (M42 mount) in...

Jees! .... last week I got one (M42 mount) in excellent condition.
Gorgeous little lens. Really.
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-18-2018
Replies: 38
Views: 1,566
Posted By daveleo
I'll respond to something that catches my eye, by...

I'll respond to something that catches my eye, by grabbing a camera (or lifting it to my eye).
But looking through the viewfinder, I slow down quite a bit and move the camera a bit and check metering...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 06-04-2018
Replies: 1,048
Views: 137,050
Posted By daveleo
International Harvester pickup truck, nicely kept...

International Harvester pickup truck, nicely kept (restored?).
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http://davesjournal.net/WebPics/IH5812.JPG
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 06-02-2018
Replies: 52
Views: 2,651
Posted By daveleo
Yes ... I went to the exhibition gallery sight...

Yes ... I went to the exhibition gallery sight and never found a button that said "buy the book".

Oh.... and congratulations !!
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-31-2018
Replies: 409
Views: 18,921
Posted By daveleo
*Beautiful* pictures - every single one is...

*Beautiful* pictures - every single one is wonderful !
I never want it to end.
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 05-31-2018
Replies: 21
Views: 872
Posted By daveleo
I agree with most of what's been said above in...

I agree with most of what's been said above in terms of why cameras are complicated and how nice it would be if they weren't.

To this end, I'd like a Q-button menu that has a single (no submenus)...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-28-2018
Replies: 598
Views: 88,908
Posted By daveleo
http://davesjournal.net/WebPics/woods5055C.JPG

http://davesjournal.net/WebPics/woods5055C.JPG
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-27-2018
Replies: 85
Views: 10,270
Posted By daveleo
At the Boston MFA

http://davesjournal.net/WebPics/MFA8320.JPG
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-27-2018
Replies: 1,775
Views: 287,120
Posted By daveleo
At a local "show"

http://davesjournal.net/Pictures/Cars2018/webKimb1826.jpg
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http://davesjournal.net/Pictures/Cars2018/webKimb188.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-27-2018
Replies: 3,058
Views: 483,437
Posted By daveleo
Fuji XE1 & Jupiter8 +...

Fuji XE1 & Jupiter8 + editing
http://davesjournal.net/WebPics/VIRG3593BWweb.JPG
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Fuji XE1 & 18-55zoom+ editing

http://davesjournal.net/WebPics/moody5681B.JPG
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-26-2018
Replies: 1,775
Views: 287,120
Posted By daveleo
^ Throw some $$$ at that and you'll have one of...

^ Throw some $$$ at that and you'll have one of the sexiest cars ever.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-26-2018
Replies: 1,775
Views: 287,120
Posted By daveleo
19?? Chevy Custom...

19?? Chevy Custom Wagon
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http://davesjournal.net/WebPics/webKimb1834.jpg
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http://davesjournal.net/WebPics/webKimb1837.jpg
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http://davesjournal.net/WebPics/webKimb1835.jpg
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-25-2018
Replies: 14
Views: 1,144
Posted By daveleo
^ Jees ..... I walked right by that and missed...

^ Jees ..... I walked right by that and missed it. Thanks.
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-25-2018
Replies: 14
Views: 1,144
Posted By daveleo
Can you point me to the GMIC menu item that you...

Can you point me to the GMIC menu item that you use.
I looked at "film emulations" but . . . . ?

Thanks.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-25-2018
Replies: 409
Views: 18,921
Posted By daveleo
Well, this slide has held up a lot lot better...

Well, this slide has held up a lot lot better than I have since 1945 :) !!
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-23-2018
Replies: 9,003
Views: 882,027
Posted By daveleo
Minolta MD 50mm f2.0. Already have MC and MD...

Minolta MD 50mm f2.0.
Already have MC and MD 50mm/1.4 and the 45mm f2.0
Sweet lenses.
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 05-16-2018
Replies: 51
Views: 1,993
Posted By daveleo
The most entertaining threads always include the...

The most entertaining threads always include the word "Leica".
Lots of disagreement but somehow, civil and (I already said this in the previous sentence) entertaining.:)
FWIW, I will not be attending...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-13-2018
Replies: 677
Views: 50,687
Posted By daveleo
Run and don't look back !!!

Run and don't look back !!!
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-12-2018
Replies: 677
Views: 50,687
Posted By daveleo
You win, Joe :D

You win, Joe :D
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-11-2018
Replies: 677
Views: 50,687
Posted By daveleo
Yeh, I have to go with .... "Wow, you must have a...

Yeh, I have to go with .... "Wow, you must have a really good camera ! "

(gee thanks, lady)
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-09-2018
Replies: 598
Views: 88,908
Posted By daveleo
http://davesjournal.net/WebPics/wineglass3741.JPG

http://davesjournal.net/WebPics/wineglass3741.JPG
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 05-05-2018
Replies: 11
Views: 746
Posted By daveleo
So true ! Gone are the days.

So true !
Gone are the days.
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 05-05-2018
Replies: 52
Views: 2,651
Posted By daveleo
Great. Have said many times - Love your...

Great.
Have said many times - Love your pictures.
Will be looking for the book.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-01-2018
Replies: 1,775
Views: 287,120
Posted By daveleo
Portsmouth, NH...

Portsmouth, NH today.
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http://davesjournal.net/May2018/XPRO5618web.JPG
Forum: RFF Polls 05-01-2018
Replies: 43
Views: 1,418
Posted By daveleo
Minolta MC / MD (SR)

Minolta MC / MD (SR)
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 04-30-2018
Replies: 424
Sticky: 365
Views: 31,304
Posted By daveleo
I think you really have evolved a very cool...

I think you really have evolved a very cool vision here, Joe.
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-27-2018
Replies: 46
Views: 1,434
Posted By daveleo
(I use mostly vintage MF lenses on digital Fuji...

(I use mostly vintage MF lenses on digital Fuji bodies.)
Important parameters: Handling, weight, size, price, color interpretation, balance&tradeoff of sharpness and "character", flare resistance,...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-24-2018
Replies: 80
Views: 4,535
Posted By daveleo
Oh my. I went back in time to when I rode these...

Oh my. I went back in time to when I rode these to school each day. Never were this clean, however. Nor this empty !!!
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-23-2018
Replies: 62
Views: 4,177
Posted By daveleo
No one asked, but .... Watched the movie last...

No one asked, but ....

Watched the movie last night. As others noted, it's short on photographic issues and long on personal issues. Very predictable story line, excellent acting by Ed Harris,...
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-23-2018
Replies: 10
Views: 625
Posted By daveleo
Where did they get those tiny women??

Where did they get those tiny women??
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-19-2018
Replies: 43
Views: 1,213
Posted By daveleo
Good Grief . . . that *is* a slide rule !!!

Good Grief . . . that *is* a slide rule !!!
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-19-2018
Replies: 43
Views: 1,213
Posted By daveleo
^ I'd let that happen or not happen on its own,...

^ I'd let that happen or not happen on its own, rather than be a conscious decision.
Forum: Hardware / Computers / Drives / etc 04-18-2018
Replies: 24
Views: 1,145
Posted By daveleo
This is also my opinion. If you are sharing your...

This is also my opinion.
If you are sharing your images via screens (computers, tablets, cellphones, etc) unless every viewer calibrates his/her screen the same way, you have no idea how that...
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-18-2018
Replies: 43
Views: 1,213
Posted By daveleo
I enjoy shooting 1:1, and go through periods...

I enjoy shooting 1:1, and go through periods where that's all I shoot.
I have noted over the years that when I shoot 3:2 (2:3) I end up cropping to 8:10 (10:8) or close to that. Leads me to think...
Forum: Help / Feedback forum 04-17-2018
Replies: 12
Views: 1,157
Posted By daveleo
Just for the record.... this is the menu item (on...

Just for the record.... this is the menu item (on the page for the specific ad) that goes your ad-related PMs. These PMs do NOT appear in your regular PM mailbox.
I don't know if you get alerts...
Forum: Help / Feedback forum 04-17-2018
Replies: 12
Views: 1,157
Posted By daveleo
Well, then maybe just disable the "send message"...

Well, then maybe just disable the "send message" button that's on the classified ad's page.

Twice now, in 3 months, a seller did not know he had a PM from an interested buyer (me), and I did not...
Forum: Help / Feedback forum 04-17-2018
Replies: 12
Views: 1,157
Posted By daveleo
I think you hit on it ! Am trying to check that...

I think you hit on it !

Am trying to check that out with the seller now.

If that's true, it would be wise if the forum software sent alerts to sellers with PM's in their classified's inbox, I...
Forum: Help / Feedback forum 04-16-2018
Replies: 12
Views: 1,157
Posted By daveleo
Well, it happened again today (3 months after I...

Well, it happened again today (3 months after I posted the above).

I sent a PM from the classified page. No error message.
But it never went out, and this time, I missed out on the item.
Checked my...
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-16-2018
Replies: 42
Views: 1,591
Posted By daveleo
^ I feel the same way on these two ideas. 1....

^ I feel the same way on these two ideas.

1. Personally, I am a much better viewer (reviewer) than I am a picture maker.

2. Also, I've been an engineer (40 years) and a teacher (10 years) and...
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 04-15-2018
Replies: 424
Sticky: 365
Views: 31,304
Posted By daveleo
Joe, this stuff you're posting here is extremely...

Joe, this stuff you're posting here is extremely nice.
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-12-2018
Replies: 42
Views: 1,640
Posted By daveleo
My favorite camera ever is the Konica Hexar...

My favorite camera ever is the Konica Hexar AF.

My favorite digital camera changes every month or so. This month, at the moment, it would be my XPro1 overall with the 35/f1.4 lens I guess.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-12-2018
Replies: 5,588
Views: 964,987
Posted By daveleo
^ hello John. Good to see you again :)

^ hello John. Good to see you again :)
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-12-2018
Replies: 8
Views: 670
Posted By daveleo
Hi Dee. We share some common ground. I am 73,...

Hi Dee.

We share some common ground. I am 73, retired and deaf.

Retirement is a tough transition. It removes the structure of your days' agenda. Leaves this empty space that has to be filled,...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-11-2018
Replies: 5,588
Views: 964,987
Posted By daveleo
^ what Paulbe said !

^ what Paulbe said !
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-11-2018
Replies: 5,588
Views: 964,987
Posted By daveleo
http://davesjournal.net/WebPics/cam&cof3427.JPG . ...

http://davesjournal.net/WebPics/cam&cof3427.JPG
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Taken with a Minolta MC 50mm/f1.4 lens & 10mm extension tube on a Fuji XE1.
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Forum: Photography General Interest 04-10-2018
Replies: 7
Views: 539
Posted By daveleo
Thanks, Larry. That was good to watch. I agree...

Thanks, Larry. That was good to watch.
I agree with your comments too.
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 04-09-2018
Replies: 75
Views: 5,913
Posted By daveleo
Roger, good that you are (hopefully) back. Best...

Roger, good that you are (hopefully) back.
Best wishes for Frances and you in the struggles ahead.

Ignore the negativity. It's everywhere you go these days.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-20-2018
Replies: 209
Views: 16,236
Posted By daveleo
Yes. I had cochlear implant surgery (one ear)...

Yes. I had cochlear implant surgery (one ear) Jan2017. Thought it would make a good avatar for me.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-20-2018
Replies: 209
Views: 16,236
Posted By daveleo
I am deaf.

I am deaf.
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 03-15-2018
Replies: 5
Views: 538
Posted By daveleo
Go to a site that sells cut to size leather and...

Go to a site that sells cut to size leather and read their instructions.
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-15-2018
Replies: 114
Views: 3,755
Posted By daveleo
My overall favorite camera is the XPro1 (I'll...

My overall favorite camera is the XPro1 (I'll add, with the XF 35/1.4 lens).
The XA1 and XE1 are just one step behind the favorite, however.
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 03-13-2018
Replies: 227
Views: 61,847
Posted By daveleo
Jupiter-8 on a Fuji XE1. 15 minutes ago looking...

Jupiter-8 on a Fuji XE1.
15 minutes ago looking out at bad weather.

http://www.davesjournal.net/WebPics/snow3078.JPG
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-12-2018
Replies: 29
Views: 903
Posted By daveleo
I have some Fuji XF lenses, but I mostly use...

I have some Fuji XF lenses, but I mostly use vintage MF adapted lenses. When using the XPro1, I use the EVF virtually always with the vintage lenses. When I'm on auto-focus with the XF lenses, I use...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-11-2018
Replies: 222
Views: 25,432
Posted By daveleo
wonderful thread !!

wonderful thread !!
Forum: Fuji X Series 03-10-2018
Replies: 18
Views: 1,585
Posted By daveleo
Like he said :D Peoples' fickle emotions drive...

Like he said :D

Peoples' fickle emotions drive marketplace value.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-09-2018
Replies: 3,058
Views: 483,437
Posted By daveleo
http://www.davesjournal.net/WebPics/XPRO4810webBW....

http://www.davesjournal.net/WebPics/XPRO4810webBW.JPG
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-03-2018
Replies: 532
Views: 48,898
Posted By daveleo
http://www.davesjournal.net/Mar2018/MFA2731B.JPG

http://www.davesjournal.net/Mar2018/MFA2731B.JPG
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 02-26-2018
Replies: 424
Sticky: 365
Views: 31,304
Posted By daveleo
Really solid stuff here, Joe. Very nice.

Really solid stuff here, Joe. Very nice.
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 02-25-2018
Replies: 27
Views: 1,938
Posted By daveleo
Thank you for posting this, Bill. Very emotional...

Thank you for posting this, Bill.
Very emotional reading the PDF.
Will be looking for the magazine.
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 02-07-2018
Replies: 424
Sticky: 365
Views: 31,304
Posted By daveleo
Joe, I really like this series. Love the very...

Joe, I really like this series.
Love the very black blacks and the hot highlights.
Nice work! Looking forward to others.
Forum: Chris Crawford 02-04-2018
Replies: 45
Views: 2,626
Posted By daveleo
Take those meds. I cut mine short because I was...

Take those meds. I cut mine short because I was feeling better. Bad idea. Do what the doctor's tell you.
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-29-2018
Replies: 38
Views: 2,313
Posted By daveleo
My homeowner's insurance includes the list of...

My homeowner's insurance includes the list of camera gear (under "personal items") that I update every year.
Also have an alarm system.
That aside, a druggie will just kick the side door in, steal...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-25-2018
Replies: 5,588
Views: 964,987
Posted By daveleo
Don't Blink

http://www.davesjournal.net/WebPics/CamCof2306.JPG
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Nikkor-O 35mm/f2 on a Fuji X-A1
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-22-2018
Replies: 40
Views: 2,081
Posted By daveleo
For making pictures, the 35MM (equiv FL) / f2.0...

For making pictures, the 35MM (equiv FL) / f2.0 is all that I really *need* to be happy.
But, as I enjoy fidgeting with and experiencing various older lenses, I have a bunch that I play with. Though...
Forum: Help / Feedback forum 01-19-2018
Replies: 12
Views: 1,157
Posted By daveleo
PM via classified page ?

I sent a PM directly from a classified ad.
After half a day, I checked my "sent" folder - the PM does not show up there.
Had to send directly from the "Private Messages" page.
Only tip-off was I had...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-13-2018
Replies: 18
Views: 1,465
Posted By daveleo
Well if we are all aspiring James Bonds, and...

Well if we are all aspiring James Bonds, and choosing our favorite things, I have the Italian passport, all the pellet pistols I need, a leather briefcase, small cameras ...... but ..... I must have...
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-13-2018
Replies: 19
Views: 1,647
Posted By daveleo
I'm with the crowd here. There were some very...

I'm with the crowd here.
There were some very helpful folks at DPR, back when, but too many smarta$$ discussions that spolied it all for me.
(Somewhat like the old days on 'usenet' .... ask a...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-12-2018
Replies: 34
Views: 2,720
Posted By daveleo
I just had an "event" (faulty new flash unit)...

I just had an "event" (faulty new flash unit) with Adorama that they settled in a few days. New Metz $250 flash on sale for $99. Battery door would not open. Their response went a little strange for...
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-10-2018
Replies: 50
Views: 2,700
Posted By daveleo
Damn if I wasn't just about to type what you said...

Damn if I wasn't just about to type what you said there !
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-04-2018
Replies: 22
Views: 1,728
Posted By daveleo
FWIW, I updated to 57.0.3 a few weeks back....

FWIW, I updated to 57.0.3 a few weeks back. Easy.
(There's bad people out there.)
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-01-2018
Replies: 79
Views: 3,045
Posted By daveleo
Thanks for the comments. They are both extremely...

Thanks for the comments.
They are both extremely nice kids. We're all trying to guess their future :).
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-01-2018
Replies: 37
Views: 1,316
Posted By daveleo
Lots of good advive above, Andy, and I don't have...

Lots of good advive above, Andy, and I don't have much to add.
Except that I vote to find workarounds and compromises that keep you into what you enjoy (TLRs).
I think that giving up what you love...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-31-2017
Replies: 79
Views: 3,045
Posted By daveleo
My niece Emma going to a prom. Very independent...

My niece Emma going to a prom.
Very independent and spunky and the family is finally embracing her assertive independence.
Has been my favorite young person since, at 5 years old, she enjoyed...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 12-29-2017
Replies: 19
Views: 1,151
Posted By daveleo
When I first took photography "seriously" (maybe...

When I first took photography "seriously" (maybe 12 years ago), I went through a growing / learning phase when I shot mostly coffee house pictures - stuff that was generically interesting to others...
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 12-27-2017
Replies: 4
Views: 1,058
Posted By daveleo
I have one for about 2 months now and pretty much...

I have one for about 2 months now and pretty much have dedicated my xe1 body to it. Love using it. Love the pictures.
Bought it here at a very nice price too (thank you, Robert).
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-27-2017
Replies: 29
Views: 1,608
Posted By daveleo
A sweater, and this T-shirt...

A sweater, and this T-shirt ....
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http://www.davesjournal.net/Dec2017/Bob4792.JPG
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 12-24-2017
Replies: 21
Views: 1,432
Posted By daveleo
I just fed my paypal account for whatever...

I just fed my paypal account for whatever downstream purchase grabs my heart.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-19-2017
Replies: 5,588
Views: 964,987
Posted By daveleo
Post a comment somewhere when it's done...

Post a comment somewhere when it's done :D




Wicked cool tattoo !!
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-16-2017
Replies: 8
Views: 1,219
Posted By daveleo
There's a Christmas give-away thread somewhere...

There's a Christmas give-away thread somewhere around here.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-14-2017
Replies: 1,929
Views: 257,369
Posted By daveleo
http://www.davesjournal.net/WebPics/PICS2068web.JP...

http://www.davesjournal.net/WebPics/PICS2068web.JPG
Forum: RFF News 12-06-2017
Replies: 86
Views: 6,405
Posted By daveleo
There is a very personal documentary on Balthus...

There is a very personal documentary on Balthus that you may like. Can't find it right now - search IMDB.

I find Balthus' work technically, visually excellent.
But for me, some of his posing is on...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-04-2017
Replies: 71
Views: 2,587
Posted By daveleo
http://www.davesjournal.net/WebPics/winemaker.JPG

http://www.davesjournal.net/WebPics/winemaker.JPG
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-03-2017
Replies: 71
Views: 2,587
Posted By daveleo
http://www.davesjournal.net/WebPics/boston456.jpg

http://www.davesjournal.net/WebPics/boston456.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-03-2017
Replies: 71
Views: 2,587
Posted By daveleo
http://www.davesjournal.net/WebPics/BIGE89C.JPG

http://www.davesjournal.net/WebPics/BIGE89C.JPG
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 12-02-2017
Replies: 225
Views: 27,604
Posted By daveleo
As always .... extremely nice work. Love it.

As always .... extremely nice work. Love it.
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 12-01-2017
Replies: 5
Views: 1,849
Posted By daveleo
Thank you for posting and bringing up the...

Thank you for posting and bringing up the topic.
I got enough out of your words to think about this; being an overly sensitive old guy, I won't read the article itself. But the topic will linger all...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-30-2017
Replies: 10
Views: 2,167
Posted By daveleo
? http://www.wrotniak.net/photo/exakta/lenses.html...

?
http://www.wrotniak.net/photo/exakta/lenses.html
?
Is this it?
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 11-30-2017
Replies: 28
Views: 1,870
Posted By daveleo
I need to add a side grip when I use the 18-55...

I need to add a side grip when I use the 18-55 (or any "large-ish lens) on my X-E1 or X-A1. That makes the whole set not small.
Also .... "street/travel/take everywhere" is kind of...
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-30-2017
Replies: 100
Views: 6,193
Posted By daveleo
I should add a spray can flying out of her hand...

I should add a spray can flying out of her hand !! :p
(thanks for the comment)
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-30-2017
Replies: 100
Views: 6,193
Posted By daveleo
Rebekah Dancing

A few years back, my granddaughter needed some pictures for her dance portfolio.
We shot over 300 pictures that day (camera often in burst mode while she danced and jumped and flitted about.) Some...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 11-29-2017
Replies: 74
Views: 3,967
Posted By daveleo
I *love* when I read "Leica announces ....."...

I *love* when I read "Leica announces ....." partly because I know that the the internet commentary will amuse us for a week or so.
And partly because I use their pricing to calibrate my wife's mind...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 11-29-2017
Replies: 74
Views: 3,967
Posted By daveleo
Don't I envy people who can throw $13,000 at a...

Don't I envy people who can throw $13,000 at a camera lens.

Imagine the cars they drive, the homes they live in, the shoes they wear.
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 11-26-2017
Replies: 22
Views: 2,188
Posted By daveleo
very cool looking. I need another bag like a hole...

very cool looking. I need another bag like a hole in my head, but that'd be high on my list.
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-22-2017
Replies: 96
Views: 6,008
Posted By daveleo
Very nice pictures and words. It shows very...

Very nice pictures and words.
It shows very clearly that you have your heart in your pictures.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-16-2017
Replies: 1,144
Views: 229,542
Posted By daveleo
Abbie, aka "abbie-normal" for her...

Abbie, aka "abbie-normal" for her behaviour
.
http://www.davesjournal.net/WebPics/XPRO4445web3.JPG
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-15-2017
Replies: 3,058
Views: 483,437
Posted By daveleo
http://www.davesjournal.net/WebPics/sink8216.JPG

http://www.davesjournal.net/WebPics/sink8216.JPG
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-14-2017
Replies: 5,588
Views: 964,987
Posted By daveleo
My morning shot (today, Nespresso vanilla). Took...

My morning shot (today, Nespresso vanilla).
Took the Nikon off the shelf and here it is ....
.
http://www.davesjournal.net/WebPics/coffee1841C.JPG
.
Pre-processing by Tiffen / post-processing by The...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-13-2017
Replies: 598
Views: 88,908
Posted By daveleo
Manual focus lens, I was driving the car on a...

Manual focus lens, I was driving the car on a windy road, the fox was running.
I turned my head left back about 120degrees and shot one handed out the driver's window.
Definitely the 3rd or 4th...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-12-2017
Replies: 5,588
Views: 964,987
Posted By daveleo
Always love revisiting this thread. Espresso &...

Always love revisiting this thread.
Espresso & decoupage.
.
http://www.davesjournal.net/WebPics/coffee1799B.JPG
Forum: RFF Polls 11-11-2017
Replies: 40
Views: 1,915
Posted By daveleo
The longest for me has been months. My average is...

The longest for me has been months.
My average is more like weeks.
The most impulsive times were just a few minutes, but this is usually stuff < $100.
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-10-2017
Replies: 58
Views: 2,326
Posted By daveleo
Very nice stuff there !

Very nice stuff there !
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-10-2017
Replies: 9,003
Views: 882,027
Posted By daveleo
Konica Hexanon 52mm/f1.8 lens

Konica Hexanon 52mm/f1.8 lens
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-08-2017
Replies: 58
Views: 2,326
Posted By daveleo
At 72, I'm careful about what I drag with me...

At 72, I'm careful about what I drag with me these days.
For walking around town and then to lunch, I carry the X-E1 or X-A1 on a strap (no bag) with a native prime lens ; battery in my pocket.
For a...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 11-08-2017
Replies: 10
Views: 1,079
Posted By daveleo
May be my twisted mind, but that looks kind of...

May be my twisted mind, but that looks kind of pornographic !!
:D:eek:
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 11-08-2017
Replies: 10
Views: 1,079
Posted By daveleo
Thanks, Larry It's always nice to see new bag...

Thanks, Larry
It's always nice to see new bag ideas.
I think that quality and fashion would be the big attraction to this one.
As you say "to each his own". I have 4 small-ish Domke's that work for...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-28-2017
Replies: 480
Views: 37,332
Posted By daveleo
http://www.davesjournal.net/WebPics/emma0482B-RGB-...

http://www.davesjournal.net/WebPics/emma0482B-RGB-2.JPG
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-25-2017
Replies: 50
Views: 2,054
Posted By daveleo
Neck strap 80% of the time (worn bandalero...

Neck strap 80% of the time (worn bandalero style). Battery in pocket. Wrist strap with the camera, cell phone, etc in a small Domke.
Depends on my mood that day, and the size of the rig.
Forum: Fuji X Series 10-18-2017
Replies: 66
Views: 3,847
Posted By daveleo
The camera was on and operating and autofocusing...

The camera was on and operating and autofocusing continually in the bag. So, yes, the OP was "using it" as far as the camera is concerned.
Forum: Fuji X Series 10-18-2017
Replies: 66
Views: 3,847
Posted By daveleo
Simply set the camera to turn off automatically...

Simply set the camera to turn off automatically after 2 minutes. It's in the menu somewhere.
Your camera was on and probably trying to continually autofocus in a dark, insulated bag.
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-03-2017
Replies: 45
Views: 1,778
Posted By daveleo
My favorite lens (I have maybe 25 ? ) changes...

My favorite lens (I have maybe 25 ? ) changes from day to day - it's a "mood thing" with me. I tend to favor lenses that do not make coldly, clinically perfect images.

My favorite today is an SLR...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-02-2017
Replies: 35
Views: 1,695
Posted By daveleo
It would be nice to disable (and gray out) Q-menu...

It would be nice to disable (and gray out) Q-menu items that we just want to lock in, and enable only the items we change regularly.
These days cameras need to be "all things to all people". Thus,...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-01-2017
Replies: 47
Views: 1,567
Posted By daveleo
I fidget with cameras and lenses constantly, and...

I fidget with cameras and lenses constantly, and it definitely has a narcotic effect on me. The shutter counts on my cameras far far exceeds the number of pictures stored on my computer, as I snap...
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-23-2017
Replies: 70
Views: 3,333
Posted By daveleo
I once read somewhere "People don't start wars....

I once read somewhere "People don't start wars. Governments start wars."
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-23-2017
Replies: 70
Views: 3,333
Posted By daveleo
You are correct.

You are correct.
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-22-2017
Replies: 70
Views: 3,333
Posted By daveleo
My wife (who is younger than I am) is watching...

My wife (who is younger than I am) is watching this PBS series (I am not) and tells me after each episode "did you know ....".
I tell her, "Yes, I did know (as much as most people knew anyway), and...
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 09-20-2017
Replies: 18
Views: 1,418
Posted By daveleo
I have the M-mount Minolta 90mm/f4 that I...

I have the M-mount Minolta 90mm/f4 that I sometimes use on my Fuji bodies. It's a very nice small lens that makes excellent pictures (fully manual operation).
Sadly I don't sort my pictures by the...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-19-2017
Replies: 271
Views: 30,816
Posted By daveleo
http://www.davesjournal.net/WebPics/ArtMu6403C.JPG...

http://www.davesjournal.net/WebPics/ArtMu6403C.JPG
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http://www.davesjournal.net/WebPics/PURS7284Bweb.JPG
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http://www.davesjournal.net/WebPics/angel8406B.JPG
.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-19-2017
Replies: 387
Views: 17,538
Posted By daveleo
http://www.davesjournal.net/CafePhotos/Gallery3/we...

http://www.davesjournal.net/CafePhotos/Gallery3/webprint319.jpg
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http://www.davesjournal.net/CafePhotos/Gallery3/webprint311.jpg
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http://www.davesjournal.net/WebPics/hook0014.jpg
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http://www.davesj...
Forum: RFF Polls 09-16-2017
Replies: 2,949
Views: 1,785,205
Posted By daveleo
I have a Zonlai 25mm attached to my X-A1 and have...

I have a Zonlai 25mm attached to my X-A1 and have camera settings to produce perfect OOC B&W JPG's (he rolled his eyes skyward). Even have a green glass filter on the lens.

But first, I have to work...
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-15-2017
Replies: 29
Views: 1,511
Posted By daveleo
Yep ! 4567890

Yep !




4567890
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-14-2017
Replies: 7
Views: 896
Posted By daveleo
Robert, I agree 100%. For example, clinical...

Robert, I agree 100%.
For example, clinical sharpness and details most often carry little weight with me, as a photographer.
Not everyone's opinion, but it's mine.
The only thing that matters to...
Forum: Chris Crawford 09-14-2017
Replies: 75
Views: 6,419
Posted By daveleo
Chris, Steve and Ariana .... you guys are...

Chris, Steve and Ariana .... you guys are restoring my faith in people.
Wonderful story Chris, you and Steve get *Gold Stars*.
Ariana, I wish you well in your new work. The pictures that Chris posted...
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-08-2017
Replies: 15
Views: 1,072
Posted By daveleo
This is a sad reminder of how the internet has...

This is a sad reminder of how the internet has become more and more like broadcast TV in terms of content. The channel (website) is set up to generate advertising $$$ and the advertisers procede to...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-01-2017
Replies: 1,775
Views: 287,120
Posted By daveleo
A Trabant 601S Deluxe...

A Trabant 601S Deluxe (!)
.
http://www.davesjournal.net/WebPics/CARS1642web.JPG
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http://www.davesjournal.net/WebPics/CARS1644web.JPG
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"It is often regarded as a symbol of the defunct East Germany...
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-31-2017
Replies: 90
Views: 2,710
Posted By daveleo
https://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/images/smi...

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/images/smilies/biggrin.gif where's that "like" button !!
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-31-2017
Replies: 90
Views: 2,710
Posted By daveleo
carabinieri

carabinieri
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-28-2017
Replies: 10
Views: 764
Posted By daveleo
Ko.Fe. you are a funny guy !!

Ko.Fe. you are a funny guy !!
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-22-2017
Replies: 21
Views: 1,411
Posted By daveleo
I am not quite clear of what the real topic is...

I am not quite clear of what the real topic is here, but I'll crawl out on the limb ....

This obviously is a door hook.
The "pictoral content" is the door hook.
The "emotional content" is a dreamy...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-08-2017
Replies: 45
Views: 2,751
Posted By daveleo
My wife and I take a cell phone selfie of the two...

My wife and I take a cell phone selfie of the two of us on every daytrip we take. Despite that I have "real" camera gear around my neck everywhere I go.
Won't even let kindly strangers take our...
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-06-2017
Replies: 148
Views: 11,869
Posted By daveleo
Over the years .... Konica hexar af Nikon...

Over the years ....
Konica hexar af
Nikon fm2/3a
Fuji x100
Fuji xpro1
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-02-2017
Replies: 1,775
Views: 287,120
Posted By daveleo
http://www.davesjournal.net/Pictures/Cars2017/cars...

http://www.davesjournal.net/Pictures/Cars2017/cars97.jpg
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 08-02-2017
Replies: 42
Views: 4,008
Posted By daveleo
Excellent verdict.

Excellent verdict.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-30-2017
Replies: 1,775
Views: 287,120
Posted By daveleo
http://www.davesjournal.net/Pictures/Cars2017/cars...

http://www.davesjournal.net/Pictures/Cars2017/cars63.jpg
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http://www.davesjournal.net/Pictures/Cars2017/cars61.jpg
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http://www.davesjournal.net/Pictures/Cars2017/cars64.jpg
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http://www.davesjournal...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-27-2017
Replies: 100
Views: 6,193
Posted By daveleo
Good to hear from you, Robert.

Good to hear from you, Robert.
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-27-2017
Replies: 100
Views: 6,193
Posted By daveleo
Ramona (my brother's wife) and Nick (his son)...

Ramona (my brother's wife) and Nick (his son) visited us one month after my brother died suddenly of an aggressive brain tumor. Nick is a gifted artist and struggles with a form of autism.
I took...
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 07-24-2017
Replies: 48
Views: 2,655
Posted By daveleo
I get very sensitized (as a viewer) to art...

I get very sensitized (as a viewer) to art (music, visuals, pictures) after a glass of wine, and inspired (as a photographer) to do new things.
Two glasses of wine and my inspirations fade and I am...
Forum: Leica SL 07-01-2017
Replies: 13
Views: 1,588
Posted By daveleo
I can't add to the motorcycle facts, but the...

I can't add to the motorcycle facts, but the picture has a very nice feeling to it.
:p
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-30-2017
Replies: 13
Views: 854
Posted By daveleo
Real artists grind their own pigments to create...

Real artists grind their own pigments to create their own colors. Fake artists buy paint in tubes.
People who can't paint their own pictures buy cameras.
The pi$$ing contest goes on and on.
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-08-2017
Replies: 5
Views: 510
Posted By daveleo
Because..... unless people are doing something...

Because..... unless people are doing something interesting, video is a huge bore.
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-08-2017
Replies: 130
Views: 6,020
Posted By daveleo
Years back someone *gave* me a perfect Polaroid...

Years back someone *gave* me a perfect Polaroid SX70 (brown leather). It was her father's. I pushed the button and a picture came out (last one of the pack). Still have it (under glass).
Best value...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 06-03-2017
Replies: 8
Views: 1,338
Posted By daveleo
Her painterly color still lifes and portraits are...

Her painterly color still lifes and portraits are what first drew me into photography.
Forum: Large Format Film RF 05-26-2017
Replies: 89
Views: 5,737
Posted By daveleo
This happened a few years back with a long,...

This happened a few years back with a long, complex, informative thread on Vivian Maier. It was very hard to live with the OP deleting pages and pages of very worthwhile (and controversial) input...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-25-2017
Replies: 1,852
Sticky: Camera Work
Views: 269,842
Posted By daveleo
I too lost track of this great thread. Glad to...

I too lost track of this great thread. Glad to rediscover it, and thank you PKR.
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-24-2017
Replies: 212
Views: 9,175
Posted By daveleo
Let me anwser one at a time: I am not anywhere...

Let me anwser one at a time:

I am not anywhere near an "artist" but when I manipulate the images that come out of my cameras, I feel that I am being "artistic", because I am "painting the scene the...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-11-2017
Replies: 106
Views: 3,570
Posted By daveleo
Nikon FM3A and various lenses. The camera owns a...

Nikon FM3A and various lenses.
The camera owns a sacred place in our parlor cabinet. I run it through shutter clicks every month.
I'm gonna cry in a minute.
Forum: Fuji X Series 05-03-2017
Replies: 22
Views: 2,180
Posted By daveleo
Definitely weird.

Definitely weird.
Forum: Fuji X Series 05-03-2017
Replies: 22
Views: 2,180
Posted By daveleo
Does the image on your *computer* screen look 2...

Does the image on your *computer* screen look 2 stops down, or is the camera exposure bar telling you its 2 stops down?
The camera exposure bar has 3 methods for reporting exposure.
Forum: Fuji X Series 05-02-2017
Replies: 22
Views: 2,180
Posted By daveleo
Also check the cameras metering mode - spot?...

Also check the cameras metering mode - spot? multi? average?
Forum: Zeiss Contax 04-22-2017
Replies: 3
Views: 561
Posted By daveleo
Thank you for your replies. They are most...

Thank you for your replies. They are most helpful. The *wrotniak link is excellent* !

I am in the hobby now of collecting and using old lenses adapted to my digital cameras.
The very first lens I...
Forum: Zeiss Contax 04-22-2017
Replies: 3
Views: 561
Posted By daveleo
Zeiss Jena aperture ring lever & sprocket ????

Let me display my ignorance .....
I just bought this CZJena 35mm/f2.8 lens (have not received it yet). This was an emotional purchase with very little research on my part.
Note the lever that appears...
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 04-19-2017
Replies: 14
Views: 2,285
Posted By daveleo
If Domke (my favorite bags) were cool, they would...

If Domke (my favorite bags) were cool, they would prewash / preshrink the denim before they made the bag.
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 04-19-2017
Replies: 14
Views: 2,285
Posted By daveleo
After washing, stuff it hard with rags or...

After washing, stuff it hard with rags or something and let it air dry.
I put one of mine in the dryer and the canvas shell shrank but the padding did not and the inside is now permanently out of...
Forum: Fuji Digital General Discussion 04-18-2017
Replies: 43
Views: 3,396
Posted By daveleo
My fuji gear: XA1 and XE1 18mm, 27mm, 35/1.4,...

My fuji gear:
XA1 and XE1
18mm, 27mm, 35/1.4, 18-55zoom
Plus 16 or 17 adapted Minolta, Konica, Pentax, ZeissJena, Zonlai, etc etc lenses that are mostly the ones I use for so much fun.
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 04-17-2017
Replies: 18
Views: 1,375
Posted By daveleo
Hmmmmm .... are we talking about family snapshots...

Hmmmmm .... are we talking about family snapshots or our "artistic" work?
My dad' s utterly awful 8mm films and mom's box camera snaps are my cherished posessions.
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 04-17-2017
Replies: 18
Views: 1,375
Posted By daveleo
When I retired, I began scanning a good sampling...

When I retired, I began scanning a good sampling of the family & friends prints and negatives In my posession. Opened a personal web domain and have been uploading to that for 10 years now.
As we are...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 04-14-2017
Replies: 8
Views: 2,838
Posted By daveleo
Aside from the philosophical debate on "Why",...

Aside from the philosophical debate on "Why", this is pretty neat.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-10-2017
Replies: 768
Views: 328,305
Posted By daveleo
Smithsonian Air&Space Museum @ Dulles Airport

http://www.davesjournal.net/Pictures/AirSpace2017/XA1Zonlai25_9230.JPGhttp://www.davesjournal.net/Pictures/AirSpace2017/AirSpace9167.JPGhttp://www.davesjournal.net/Pictures/AirSpace2017/AirSpace9213.J...
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-05-2017
Replies: 78
Views: 6,637
Posted By daveleo
Too bad the referenced article does not allow...

Too bad the referenced article does not allow comments. It would be interesting to hear how "the guy" spins his story ("I did exactly what she asked - I deleted the pictures, no hassle."), how others...
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-04-2017
Replies: 78
Views: 6,637
Posted By daveleo
Actually articles like the one referenced are...

Actually articles like the one referenced are generally internet blabber (I do it myself and it's fun). Make an "incident" about really nothing, wrap it in some cutsey wording and grab your 15...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-29-2017
Replies: 19
Views: 1,578
Posted By daveleo
What follows here is legitmate skepticism, not...

What follows here is legitmate skepticism, not intended to bash or start a fight.

I LOVE watching projected film movies in dark room. I almost don't care what the "topic" is, I just love to look at...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 03-28-2017
Replies: 42
Views: 2,612
Posted By daveleo
I'm a hobbyist and have always been in possession...

I'm a hobbyist and have always been in possession of a zoom lens, and whatever the lens was (is) it was rarely used.
Most recently, I purchased a vintage zoom for $125, had it CLA'd for $110, used it...
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 03-26-2017
Replies: 23
Views: 2,270
Posted By daveleo
So did I (as a kid). I'd be a rich man today if...

So did I (as a kid).
I'd be a rich man today if mom hadn't thrown out my complete set of baseball picture cards (Dodgers, Yankees, Giants), when I left home to chase that pot of gold.
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-26-2017
Replies: 88
Views: 3,098
Posted By daveleo
"should" //////

"should"

//////
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 03-26-2017
Replies: 23
Views: 2,270
Posted By daveleo
Nice work! We'll have to get you a *Brooklyn*...

Nice work!
We'll have to get you a *Brooklyn* Dodgers hat.
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-25-2017
Replies: 88
Views: 3,098
Posted By daveleo
People are more paranoid now than ever before....

People are more paranoid now than ever before. They are blitzed with news every night of local crimes against innocents and vulnerables; and when a crime happens there's the post-crime analysis from...
Forum: Travel 03-21-2017
Replies: 120
Views: 8,416
Posted By daveleo
I'm feeling a cozy warm rush of safety flowing...

I'm feeling a cozy warm rush of safety flowing through me.
:rolleyes:
Forum: Leica SL 03-21-2017
Replies: 11
Views: 1,933
Posted By daveleo
Those have a nice look and feel. I imagine that...

Those have a nice look and feel.
I imagine that viewing them on a 100ppi (?) uncalibrated monitor is criminal, and that rig really comes to life when you start printing.
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 03-19-2017
Replies: 3
Views: 1,150
Posted By daveleo
Raid, you are the quintessential statistician ;)

Raid, you are the quintessential statistician ;)
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 03-18-2017
Replies: 5,588
Views: 964,987
Posted By daveleo
Love this thread. Can't pick favorites, but .......

Love this thread. Can't pick favorites, but .... that is a gorgeous camera !
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-10-2017
Replies: 17
Views: 1,118
Posted By daveleo
I don't see the point here. Making pictures of...

I don't see the point here.
Making pictures of the homeless "to raise awareness of the problem" is terribly misguided, if not an outright falsehood.
What city in this world is not painfully aware of...
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-08-2017
Replies: 50
Views: 3,423
Posted By daveleo
Yes, for certain the internet changed everything,...

Yes, for certain the internet changed everything, and very quickly (one generation).
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 03-07-2017
Replies: 266
Views: 16,330
Posted By daveleo
Too true. ......1.2.3.4.5.6.7.8.9.0.

Too true.

......1.2.3.4.5.6.7.8.9.0.
Forum: Optics Theory - 03-07-2017
Replies: 104
Views: 32,405
Posted By daveleo
Lots of things control the "3D" effect -...

Lots of things control the "3D" effect - lighting, composition, relative sizes, DOF, focal length / camera position.
In this shot, it was governed by lighting and somewhat by...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-27-2017
Replies: 76
Views: 4,421
Posted By daveleo
http://www.davesjournal.net/WebPics/Bird8125.JPG

http://www.davesjournal.net/WebPics/Bird8125.JPG
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 02-25-2017
Replies: 30
Views: 3,370
Posted By daveleo
Joe, don't overlook a used X-A1 with your 27mm on...

Joe, don't overlook a used X-A1 with your 27mm on it.
I just picked up an E+ silver body for $149 + S&H. I love the thing (again!).
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-24-2017
Replies: 598
Views: 88,908
Posted By daveleo
http://www.davesjournal.net/WebPics/Spring8927B.JP...

http://www.davesjournal.net/WebPics/Spring8927B.JPG
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-20-2017
Replies: 25
Views: 2,199
Posted By daveleo
Maybe not "beautiful", rather "not...

Maybe not "beautiful", rather "not ugly"...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-18-2017
Replies: 598
Views: 88,908
Posted By daveleo
http://www.davesjournal.net/WebPics/Thyroid8813.JP...

http://www.davesjournal.net/WebPics/Thyroid8813.JPG
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-17-2017
Replies: 9,003
Views: 882,027
Posted By daveleo
Silver-body Fuji X-A1 in beautiful condition. I...

Silver-body Fuji X-A1 in beautiful condition. I am re-hooked on belt level shooting!

Konica Hexanon 40mm/f1.8 (this one I will not take apart).
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-17-2017
Replies: 2
Views: 592
Posted By daveleo
Good read. Thank you.

Good read. Thank you.
Forum: Nikon Historical Society 02-15-2017
Replies: 162
Views: 21,365
Posted By daveleo
My guess is a China-based company will buy out...

My guess is a China-based company will buy out Nikon camera & lens division.

I think Nikon's strategic planning / concept design thinking is too stuck-in-the-mud to be revitalized.
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 02-14-2017
Replies: 139
Views: 11,822
Posted By daveleo
Yes I didn't realize there are 2 instax film...

Yes I didn't realize there are 2 instax film sizes. Couldn't understand the discussion here.
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 02-14-2017
Replies: 139
Views: 11,822
Posted By daveleo
Got it. Thanks.

Got it. Thanks.
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 02-14-2017
Replies: 139
Views: 11,822
Posted By daveleo
Cannot understand why people want "better"...

Cannot understand why people want "better" cameras to use Fuji Instax film.
Use your Fuji X-whatever camera & lens and print on the Fuji SP-2 printer using Fuji Instax film.

Maybe I'm missing...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-14-2017
Replies: 3,058
Views: 483,437
Posted By daveleo
http://www.davesjournal.net/WebPics/Gollum8717.JPG...

http://www.davesjournal.net/WebPics/Gollum8717.JPG
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Gollum / Fuji X-A1 / Zonlai 25mmf1.8
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 02-13-2017
Replies: 139
Views: 11,822
Posted By daveleo
A friend dropped in last weekend with his X-Pro2...

A friend dropped in last weekend with his X-Pro2 and four cases of instax prints that he made via Wi-Fi to his little travel size Fuji Instax printer.
Forum: Nikon Historical Society 02-13-2017
Replies: 152
Views: 13,759
Posted By daveleo
I feel the Coolpix A was the pivotal event. Had...

I feel the Coolpix A was the pivotal event. Had Nikon priced it right to begin with (it started it $1200 I think - with no viewfinder!) , it would have sold very well. They should have sold them at...
Forum: Nikon Historical Society 02-13-2017
Replies: 152
Views: 13,759
Posted By daveleo
Well, the 1143 people are early retirement...

Well, the 1143 people are early retirement volunteers.
The requirements for "early retirement" were 40 years old & 5 years of service.
All the details are here (page 11):...
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