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Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 08-23-2015
Replies: 49
Views: 6,014
Posted By George Bonanno
So, since you photographed a Fiat 500 that makes...

So, since you photographed a Fiat 500 that makes you an expertise and talented observer ?
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 08-08-2015
Replies: 63
Views: 4,927
Posted By George Bonanno
I would be more than happy to photograph a family...

I would be more than happy to photograph a family members seven year old daughter in NYC provided I wasnít booked beforehand. And to think you waste your time, money, effort and energy on gaffer...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 07-27-2015
Replies: 5
Views: 1,653
Posted By George Bonanno
The title suggests circumcision.

The title suggests circumcision.
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 07-22-2015
Replies: 21
Views: 2,043
Posted By George Bonanno
I think your pictures are good, two are very...

I think your pictures are good, two are very good.

However, what I donít understand is your wordy dialogue. Do I need to know all that ?

Take a ride on the wild side, take the 6 from end to end.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-22-2015
Replies: 6
Views: 1,051
Posted By George Bonanno
Again, option 1. I have liters of Agfa Rodinal...

Again, option 1.

I have liters of Agfa Rodinal in 500 cm≥ bottles that was shipped here by my girlfriendís father from Canton, China. The stuff is from the 1970ís and works fine. Just gently siphon...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-06-2015
Replies: 61
Views: 6,572
Posted By George Bonanno
Come on, itís the IIIf with the 50mm Elmar....

Come on, itís the IIIf with the 50mm Elmar. However Les Paul would disagree as it would be an M2 with a 50mm Summicron.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-02-2015
Replies: 3,588
Views: 910,143
Posted By George Bonanno
http://www.2x2l.com/rff/degenerate_gambler.jpg De...

http://www.2x2l.com/rff/degenerate_gambler.jpg

Degenerate gambler, Nutley, NJ

Olympus mju II, Pan F Plus 50, Monobath FX-6a
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-24-2015
Replies: 129
Views: 12,054
Posted By George Bonanno
Paul, Whatís wrong with being part of ďthe sceneĒ...

Paul, Whatís wrong with being part of ďthe sceneĒ ?

Most of us seem to be part of this RFF scene.

I mean really, you have more cameras that you know what to do with.
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-23-2015
Replies: 129
Views: 12,054
Posted By George Bonanno
I think youíre mistaken sevo. Maybe in Germany...

I think youíre mistaken sevo. Maybe in Germany thatís the case but not here in the States or in South Ease Asia.
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-23-2015
Replies: 129
Views: 12,054
Posted By George Bonanno
Hipsters arenít bad people in my neck of the...

Hipsters arenít bad people in my neck of the woods... (NNJ & Brooklyn Heights). They support film, vinyl, bicycles, vegetables and love sex. Although they (male and female) donít use razor blades I...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-13-2015
Replies: 3,588
Views: 910,143
Posted By George Bonanno
Jim, Is that the new Fiat Abarth 500 dashboard...

Jim,

Is that the new Fiat Abarth 500 dashboard with the optional wood grain photofinish ?

I was thinking of getting a Fiat Abarth for my work commute due to parking restrictions on East 45th...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-05-2015
Replies: 19
Views: 3,919
Posted By George Bonanno
http://www.photoflashbulb.com/rff/L.P.Clerc.jpg F...

http://www.photoflashbulb.com/rff/L.P.Clerc.jpg

From what I understand this L. P. Clerc portrait was taken and processed by A. Seyewetz in a monobath solution in the late 20ís. The exact formula is...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-05-2015
Replies: 19
Views: 3,919
Posted By George Bonanno
Hey Chris... Howís that Harvey 777 Defender...

Hey Chris... Howís that Harvey 777 Defender working out for you ?
Iíd bet it doesnít get any better.

Now I need to see what Iím looking at.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-04-2015
Replies: 19
Views: 3,919
Posted By George Bonanno
Processed in recently acquired R3 monobath. Baby...

Processed in recently acquired R3 monobath.

Baby Century Graphic, AG1 flashbulb, Efke PL 100 M 2-1/4Ē x 3-1/4Ē sheet film.

Quickie flatbed wet scan with Newtonís...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-04-2015
Replies: 19
Views: 3,919
Posted By George Bonanno
Donít let Roger Hicks get wind of this... heíll...

Donít let Roger Hicks get wind of this... heíll poop on the party.
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 04-23-2015
Replies: 12
Views: 2,323
Posted By George Bonanno
There are many offered... go for the gold.

There are many offered... go for the gold.
Forum: Digital Compacts 04-17-2015
Replies: 11
Views: 4,017
Posted By George Bonanno
I bought both, kept the Ricoh, flipped the Nikon....

I bought both, kept the Ricoh, flipped the Nikon. The Nikon blew focus on a few important shots, the Ricoh never does. Besides I like the images from the Ricoh way better than the generic files from...
Forum: Digital Compacts 04-13-2015
Replies: 1,198
Views: 243,143
Posted By George Bonanno
The lady pirate too.

The lady pirate too.
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 04-07-2015
Replies: 6
Views: 1,463
Posted By George Bonanno
The FTn is not the same camera as the FT in...

The FTn is not the same camera as the FT in question.
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 04-05-2015
Replies: 6
Views: 1,463
Posted By George Bonanno
I had an FT in Cambodia, then it was stolen by a...

I had an FT in Cambodia, then it was stolen by a ladyboy. Anyway, from what I remember you set the lens maximum aperture opposite to the film speed on the camera. Then move the mounting pin ring all...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-04-2015
Replies: 21
Views: 2,674
Posted By George Bonanno
My kitty cats dive for the sink after I discard...

My kitty cats dive for the sink after I discard HC-110 and PhotoFlo however theyíre still alive so I think youíre full of BS.

No thanks to you for the misinformation and paranoia.
Forum: Digital Compacts 04-02-2015
Replies: 9
Views: 2,926
Posted By George Bonanno
Your English is atrocious... however your...

Your English is atrocious... however your shooting style with the GR and VF is right on target.

Do you know Mattias Ericsson ?
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-31-2015
Replies: 3,588
Views: 910,143
Posted By George Bonanno
http://www.2x2l.com/rff/tawinkai_leopard.JPG Tawi...

http://www.2x2l.com/rff/tawinkai_leopard.JPG

Tawinkai in leopard, Ratchaburi
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 03-29-2015
Replies: 8
Views: 1,608
Posted By George Bonanno
Fantastic capture... youíre my hero. If you...

Fantastic capture... youíre my hero.

If you werenít connected with the RFF mafia Iíd tell you what I really think.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-29-2015
Replies: 10
Views: 2,782
Posted By George Bonanno
OK, so hereís the phat and skinny on monobath....

OK, so hereís the phat and skinny on monobath. Basically itís a simple formula where the developer and fixer is compounded in one mixture. Ya pour the stuff into a tank. Then shake, rattle and roll...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-28-2015
Replies: 10
Views: 2,782
Posted By George Bonanno
I just ordered... Iíll keep you all posted as to...

I just ordered... Iíll keep you all posted as to when delivered and how it works.

Iíve been using the monobath method (FX-6a) for a few years now with excellent results.

However, keep in mind the...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-12-2015
Replies: 33
Views: 3,906
Posted By George Bonanno
Excuses...

OK guys... you win, I loose.

Carry on !
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-12-2015
Replies: 33
Views: 3,906
Posted By George Bonanno
I donít know why you guys are crying the blues...

I donít know why you guys are crying the blues about film curl. A global in focus print from an enlarger or scanner requires a glass carrier. I use various thickness glass carriers when doing scans...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-10-2015
Replies: 790
Views: 116,273
Posted By George Bonanno
What are they watching on their TV antenna...

What are they watching on their TV antenna aerials... Buc Tuong ? Ngu Cung ?
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 03-03-2015
Replies: 2
Views: 940
Posted By George Bonanno
Iíve been using two Holga flash units (12MF), the...

Iíve been using two Holga flash units (12MF), the type you indicated but without the colored gells (12MFC), with a Fuji GW690II and a Nikon Nikomat EL. The GN using Tri-X is right on target. Both...
Forum: Fixed Lens 35mm RF 02-27-2015
Replies: 267
Views: 104,917
Posted By George Bonanno
Itís not a guess but a fact... the Konica Auto S2...

Itís not a guess but a fact... the Konica Auto S2 has the best viewfinder of any fixed lens rangefinder camera on the planet.
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 02-26-2015
Replies: 522
Views: 32,580
Posted By George Bonanno
I stared at this image for five minutes to try...

I stared at this image for five minutes to try and find something intriguing... itís BORING.

I looked at your Flickr pics too... BORING (except for ďChoosing MelonsĒ).

If you want to change your...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-13-2015
Replies: 9,000
Views: 881,513
Posted By George Bonanno
A three pack of expired Kodak 400 and a pack of...

A three pack of expired Kodak 400 and a pack of stale Marlboro, both ďGoldĒ from QuickCheck.

Iíd go there more often for their expired film deals but itís frequented by degenerates.
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 02-10-2015
Replies: 41
Views: 5,699
Posted By George Bonanno
Randy, Youíre truly an asshole... in the highest...

Randy,

Youíre truly an asshole... in the highest regard.

God bless you,
George
Forum: DIYS Modifications 02-07-2015
Replies: 8
Views: 1,029
Posted By George Bonanno
Come on... are you shooting for Vogue or High...

Come on... are you shooting for Vogue or High Times ? Get a grip on life... go out of your comfort zone and take pictures. Try Ludlow Street or Garden Place afterhours... guaranteed excellent street...
Forum: DIYS Modifications 02-07-2015
Replies: 8
Views: 1,029
Posted By George Bonanno
All the above is insanity... just put in a 625...

All the above is insanity... just put in a 625 and take pictures.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 01-30-2015
Replies: 13
Views: 1,691
Posted By George Bonanno
Personally, I donít want my modelís posterior...

Personally, I donít want my modelís posterior pimples to render sharp, accurate and with exaggerated contrast as in an image created by a Summaron. The Elmar, albeit a 50 or 35, has a real to life...
Forum: Travel 01-29-2015
Replies: 36
Views: 3,617
Posted By George Bonanno
Why would I want to go there when I can go to...

Why would I want to go there when I can go to Cambodia for twice the price ? And on the same hand meet sweet people, eat dog and drink bad water. This thread is not making any sense to me. Besides,...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 01-29-2015
Replies: 13
Views: 1,691
Posted By George Bonanno
Thatís actually very creative. I wish I never...

Thatís actually very creative.

I wish I never parted with my 3.5cm Elmar and FOOKH. The pair rendered way better than the Summaron... so generic and boring... the latter.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 01-28-2015
Replies: 13
Views: 1,691
Posted By George Bonanno
50mm FISON hood on a 35mm Summaron ?

Anyone experience a problem using an Elmar 5cm hood (FISON) on a f3.5cm Summaron ? Or on a 3.5cm Elmar for that matter ?

So far so good on my end... no vignette even stopped down.

My opinion... it...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-27-2014
Replies: 1,187
Views: 336,878
Posted By George Bonanno
Surly you jest maddoc. I interpret your interest...

Surly you jest maddoc. I interpret your interest in taking pictures of the unfortunate as humorous to you (and others). Besides, what does composition have to do with a picture depicting meanness on...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-27-2014
Replies: 1,187
Views: 336,878
Posted By George Bonanno
I personally find this picture despicable. What...

I personally find this picture despicable. What does this picture show that is adorable ? Or for that matter “great stuff” ? A common scene showing someone else's discomfort without any merit...
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 11-19-2014
Replies: 34
Views: 4,252
Posted By George Bonanno
Hi Dan, I did not vote because I don’t get it....

Hi Dan,

I did not vote because I don’t get it. Keep in mind I’m not too smart (read intelligent).
My personal opinion is you should keep your exposures limited to artificial flashbulb...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 11-17-2014
Replies: 29
Views: 4,481
Posted By George Bonanno
Really ? Iím impressed with your said results. I...

Really ? Iím impressed with your said results. I print with an Omega cold light source enlarger and the prints are horridly snappy with normal process. I guess you hit the magic bullet.

Please......
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 11-17-2014
Replies: 85
Views: 12,718
Posted By George Bonanno
Ya know, you're right on target. Screw William...

Ya know, you're right on target. Screw William Mortensen.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 11-17-2014
Replies: 29
Views: 4,481
Posted By George Bonanno
Sorry to report there is no magic bullet...

Sorry to report there is no magic bullet concerning Pan F Plus. Itís closer to a high contrast low speed copy film and has no merit whatsoever for everyday photographic purposes. Please do yourself a...
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 11-17-2014
Replies: 85
Views: 12,718
Posted By George Bonanno
As far as I’m concerned art is what I deem it to...

As far as I’m concerned art is what I deem it to be... William Mortensen comes to mind.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 11-17-2014
Replies: 29
Views: 4,481
Posted By George Bonanno
Let’s be candid here... Pan F Plus isn’t worth...

Let’s be candid here... Pan F Plus isn’t worth the cardboard box it’s packaged in.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 11-16-2014
Replies: 29
Views: 4,481
Posted By George Bonanno
BTW: Pan F Plus requires very accurate exposure....

BTW: Pan F Plus requires very accurate exposure. The characteristic curve is horrid (straight line) and extremely hard to control (unforgiving) by todays standards.
Seasoned film photographers give...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 11-16-2014
Replies: 29
Views: 4,481
Posted By George Bonanno
Smarten up... shoot at ISO 25 and process in...

Smarten up... shoot at ISO 25 and process in HC110B (1:31) for 6.5 minutes at 68ļ f with 30 second agitation intervals.
Rodinal is a bad choice even though itís printed on the inner sleeve.
If you...
Forum: Leica Q / CL/ T / X Series 11-15-2014
Replies: 4
Views: 1,316
Posted By George Bonanno
Thank you for the explanation Chris. Now I get...

Thank you for the explanation Chris.
Now I get it.
Best,
George
Forum: Leica Q / CL/ T / X Series 11-15-2014
Replies: 4
Views: 1,316
Posted By George Bonanno
I don't get it. Whatís with the pseudo boarders ?

I don't get it. Whatís with the pseudo boarders ?
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 11-14-2014
Replies: 124
Views: 13,322
Posted By George Bonanno
Do you actually think I would comment on...

Do you actually think I would comment on something as moronic as this if I was not serious ?

Get a grip on life OM and buy a new camera.
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 11-14-2014
Replies: 124
Views: 13,322
Posted By George Bonanno
Photography is merely a mechanical reproduction...

Photography is merely a mechanical reproduction of reflected light.
Nothing more and a lot less.... an easy craft for lazy want to be artists.
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-02-2014
Replies: 233
Views: 60,383
Posted By George Bonanno
Halloween party...

Halloween party bag...

http://www.2x2l.com/rff/brownie_bag_etc.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-21-2014
Replies: 1,775
Views: 287,009
Posted By George Bonanno
http://2x2l.com/rff/king_midget.jpg King...

http://2x2l.com/rff/king_midget.jpg

King Midget
Olympus mjuII
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 10-13-2014
Replies: 67
Views: 6,838
Posted By George Bonanno
Just humor the OP... he's in it for the hits.

Just humor the OP... he's in it for the hits.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 10-12-2014
Replies: 67
Views: 6,838
Posted By George Bonanno
Screw Salgadoís claims. A yellow filter gives a...

Screw Salgadoís claims.

A yellow filter gives a wonderful effect on smoothing Caucasian and Negro skin tones especially under full sun light and strobe flash photography for a more natural...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-11-2014
Replies: 3,588
Views: 910,143
Posted By George Bonanno
http://2x2l.com/rff/kas2_12.jpg I just take the...

http://2x2l.com/rff/kas2_12.jpg

I just take the pictures.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-15-2014
Replies: 1,775
Views: 287,009
Posted By George Bonanno
http://photoflashbulb.com/rff/bmw_isetta_experimen...

http://photoflashbulb.com/rff/bmw_isetta_experimental.jpg

BMW Isetta supercharged Paxton experimental... retired in the weeds

Argus C3, Kodak Ultramax 400 @ 200
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-15-2014
Replies: 1,775
Views: 287,009
Posted By George Bonanno
http://photoflashbulb.com/rff/fiat_850_canvertible...

http://photoflashbulb.com/rff/fiat_850_canvertible.jpg

Fiat 850 Canvertible

Konica Auto S2, Kodak Ultramax 400 @ 200
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 09-08-2014
Replies: 1
Views: 1,008
Posted By George Bonanno
My personal favorite is "Weegee by...

My personal favorite is "Weegee by Weegee".
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-31-2014
Replies: 84
Views: 6,711
Posted By George Bonanno
http://photoflashbulb.com/rff/spicy_food_11.jpg I...

http://photoflashbulb.com/rff/spicy_food_11.jpg

I have no idea what she ordered but it was hotter than hell !!! Ya gotta watch out for those spicy Thai ladies.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 08-31-2014
Replies: 17
Views: 2,307
Posted By George Bonanno
Good idea... that gives me more time to shoot...

Good idea... that gives me more time to shoot with my IIIf.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 08-31-2014
Replies: 17
Views: 2,307
Posted By George Bonanno
Just an old D300s... the shutter-bug never came...

Just an old D300s... the shutter-bug never came out but the camera is working A-ok.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 08-29-2014
Replies: 17
Views: 2,307
Posted By George Bonanno
Thanks for the info and humor. What Iím going to...

Thanks for the info and humor. What Iím going to do is remove the lens, memory card and battery. Then put the camera in a big gallon size Zip-Lock bag with a small piece of fly paper on the far end....
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 08-28-2014
Replies: 17
Views: 2,307
Posted By George Bonanno
A bug in my camera...

Really, no kidding... I was just taking pictures of a lady friend with my Nikon DSLR and I saw a small bug crawl across the screen in perfect focus. I freaked and put the camera down for the night....
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-26-2014
Replies: 1,775
Views: 287,009
Posted By George Bonanno
http://www.photoflashbulb.com/rff/1941_packard_hen...

http://www.photoflashbulb.com/rff/1941_packard_henny.jpg

1941 Packard Henny

IIIf, 50mm Elmar, Fuji 400, Costco scan
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-23-2014
Replies: 106
Views: 9,436
Posted By George Bonanno
http://www.photoflashbulb.com/rff/goi.jpg She...

http://www.photoflashbulb.com/rff/goi.jpg

She was so happy that day... now I make her miserable.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-23-2014
Replies: 106
Views: 9,436
Posted By George Bonanno
https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4014/4332932768_4c1...

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4014/4332932768_4c1d952feb_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/7ATpXo)

Whatís with the 9 volt batteries ?
A curious mind needs to know.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-23-2014
Replies: 106
Views: 9,436
Posted By George Bonanno
https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2930/13924677397_5f...

https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2930/13924677397_5ff6414083_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/ndtBsM)

Good one... hilarious !
Are you their dentist ?
Forum: Argus RF 08-11-2014
Replies: 23
Views: 6,676
Posted By George Bonanno
Iím loaded and ready to go on the 14th. Itís...

Iím loaded and ready to go on the 14th.

Itís hard to believe Argus produced 14 million cameras over the years... noted by Duane Michals.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-03-2014
Replies: 67
Views: 5,527
Posted By George Bonanno
Столи́чная and...

Столи́чная and Diazepam...

http://www.photoflashbulb.com/rff/buzz.gif
Forum: Argus RF 07-29-2014
Replies: 23
Views: 6,676
Posted By George Bonanno
Why is it on the 14th... and not all month long...

Why is it on the 14th... and not all month long ?

Oh, now I get it... itís a day thing.

Anyway, I polished a flashbulb for the occasion.

http://www.photoflashbulb.com/rff/argus_junk.jpg
Forum: Sony E Lenses / Adapted Lenses / Adapters / Images 07-29-2014
Replies: 24
Views: 4,003
Posted By George Bonanno
Hi Fuwen... Well, over the years we do have one...

Hi Fuwen...

Well, over the years we do have one thing in common... Rollei 35 RF.

All the best to you and your family,
George
Forum: Sony E Lenses / Adapted Lenses / Adapters / Images 07-28-2014
Replies: 24
Views: 4,003
Posted By George Bonanno
Hi Fuwen... Off topic as always... just finished...

Hi Fuwen...

Off topic as always... just finished building two 6N6 SE monoblocks. These guys are resistance coupled and highly filtered at every stage. Feeding Norelco infinite baffle speakers... the...
Forum: Sony E Lenses / Adapted Lenses / Adapters / Images 07-27-2014
Replies: 24
Views: 4,003
Posted By George Bonanno
Hi Fuwen.. What are you inhaling these days...

Hi Fuwen..

What are you inhaling these days ?

Best,
George
Forum: Digital Compacts 07-21-2014
Replies: 13
Views: 1,774
Posted By George Bonanno
Same here... lucky for me the screws were in the...

Same here... lucky for me the screws were in the bag. Did the tighten up (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uN7vm-k-AaA) with loctite.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-13-2014
Replies: 3,588
Views: 910,143
Posted By George Bonanno
https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2915/14653414443_da...

https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2915/14653414443_da4a58562c_c.jpg

Most excellent !
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 06-17-2014
Replies: 2,715
Views: 796,922
Posted By George Bonanno
https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2928/14224983856_2f...

https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2928/14224983856_2fe5a90139_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/nF1L7m)

That's hilarious... surprised no one noticed.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-26-2014
Replies: 3,588
Views: 910,143
Posted By George Bonanno
http://photoflashbulb.com/rff/ratchaburi.jpg Ratc...

http://photoflashbulb.com/rff/ratchaburi.jpg

Ratchaburi
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-25-2014
Replies: 598
Views: 106,657
Posted By George Bonanno
Lookin' good !

Lookin' good !
Forum: Tom Abrahamsson of RapidWinder.com 04-10-2014
Replies: 24
Views: 8,478
Posted By George Bonanno
If you guys would do as Kodak recommends and wash...

If you guys would do as Kodak recommends and wash your filum under running water for 30 minutes instead of adhering to shortcut methods you would not have these problems.

Besides, the purple cast...
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 04-10-2014
Replies: 33
Views: 3,633
Posted By George Bonanno
The above is not a good idea. I clean them...

The above is not a good idea.

I clean them weekly in powdered Tide in the machine on a gentle cycle. Then machine dry using the damp dry cycle. They come out softer and more absorbent than the hand...
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 04-10-2014
Replies: 26
Views: 1,922
Posted By George Bonanno
How about an "Asian Female Beauty" month ? I've...

How about an "Asian Female Beauty" month ?

I've got a boatload of images taken with a IIIf and a 50mm Elmar.
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 04-09-2014
Replies: 26
Views: 1,707
Posted By George Bonanno
I give them all the benefit of the doubt. I...

I give them all the benefit of the doubt.

I love water color paintings however I'm not a water color artist.

Did it ever occur to you that people like photographs but don't photograph ?

I think...
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-01-2014
Replies: 9
Views: 1,142
Posted By George Bonanno
Essex Camera Service...

Essex Camera Service is back in business at 380 Broad Street, Bloomfield, NJ 07003
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 03-31-2014
Replies: 31
Views: 5,015
Posted By George Bonanno
http://photoflashbulb.com/rff/leica_leader.jpg

http://photoflashbulb.com/rff/leica_leader.jpg
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-25-2014
Replies: 7
Views: 878
Posted By George Bonanno
I process a lot of 120 and that is normal....

I process a lot of 120 and that is normal. However I suggest you remove the film from the backing paper before loading the reel.

Kirlian photography... what a hoot !
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 03-08-2014
Replies: 35
Views: 3,685
Posted By George Bonanno
Up for something different ? Go to Ludlow...

Up for something different ? Go to Ludlow Street... after-hours.

If that doesn't float your boat try Walker Street.

Bring money !
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-07-2014
Replies: 770
Views: 178,771
Posted By George Bonanno
http://photoflashbulb.com/rff/goi_68.jpg Spicy...

http://photoflashbulb.com/rff/goi_68.jpg

Spicy Thai boss lady... Ocean Grove, NJ. She loved having her picture taken.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-06-2014
Replies: 6
Views: 839
Posted By George Bonanno
The same here at Photocullen and Unique.

The same here at Photocullen and Unique.
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-01-2014
Replies: 23
Views: 3,522
Posted By George Bonanno
That's hilarious... good one OM...

That's hilarious... good one OM !

http://photoflashbulb.com/rff/jessica_087.jpg
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-27-2014
Replies: 23
Views: 3,522
Posted By George Bonanno
Thanks for the 'heads-up' warning Brian. I would...

Thanks for the 'heads-up' warning Brian. I would have never thought of that. Hopefully these people will keep far away from the Gershwin and Chelsea Hotel after-hours.
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-27-2014
Replies: 23
Views: 3,522
Posted By George Bonanno
The BBC and flash photography...

Recently the BBC has been spewing their venom on cable channel 104 in the NYC area with the disclaimer "this report contains flash photography". Why the disclaimer ? Is flash photography prohibitive...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-15-2014
Replies: 119
Views: 11,755
Posted By George Bonanno
http://photoflashbulb.com/rff/screen_test_101.jpg

http://photoflashbulb.com/rff/screen_test_101.jpg
Forum: Fixed Lens 35mm RF 02-08-2014
Replies: 9
Views: 1,463
Posted By George Bonanno
This might come in handy... maybe... Click here...

This might come in handy... maybe... Click here (http://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/product/95414-REG/General_Brand_SF941_PC_to_Hot_Shoe.html)
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 02-08-2014
Replies: 99
Views: 7,766
Posted By George Bonanno
I meant that in jest. Sorry if it gave the...

I meant that in jest. Sorry if it gave the impression of being in anger or offensive.
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 02-07-2014
Replies: 99
Views: 7,766
Posted By George Bonanno
It's none of anyone's God damn business.

It's none of anyone's God damn business.
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 02-05-2014
Replies: 18
Views: 1,978
Posted By George Bonanno
Roger... don't call me on the carpet. You know...

Roger... don't call me on the carpet. You know darn well what the differences are.

1) Excellent sealing properties
2) High quality selenium cell for longevity and accuracy
3) Far superior meter...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 02-05-2014
Replies: 23
Views: 6,281
Posted By George Bonanno
Don't forget the flash sync dial... that setting...

Don't forget the flash sync dial... that setting might come in handy... maybe.

Black dial... 2

Red dial... 20

Hey, how's the street food in Siagon these days ? Vung Tau has been going down hill.
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 02-02-2014
Replies: 18
Views: 1,978
Posted By George Bonanno
Yes, I do know what the differences are......

Yes, I do know what the differences are... quality, stability and accuracy.
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 02-02-2014
Replies: 18
Views: 1,978
Posted By George Bonanno
My Weston Master II gives accurate light readings...

My Weston Master II gives accurate light readings no matter which horizontal or vertical position I hold it. My take is your meter was not built to American standards in Newark, N.J., USA but built...
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 02-01-2014
Replies: 41
Views: 6,788
Posted By George Bonanno
OK... just got your email. PM's don't work very...

OK... just got your email. PM's don't work very well.
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 02-01-2014
Replies: 41
Views: 6,788
Posted By George Bonanno
What's my tracking number ???

What's my tracking number ???
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-31-2014
Replies: 25
Views: 4,625
Posted By George Bonanno
My opinion...

I had that lens for the better part of a week. It was the worst POS lens I ever owned. The images it produced were less than zero... horrible !!!

If your eyesight is of a distorted nature then it...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 01-27-2014
Replies: 6
Views: 1,183
Posted By George Bonanno
Using a 20,000 ohms per volt analog meter...

Using a 20,000 ohms per volt analog meter unsolder the camera meter leads and take a resistance reading on the camera meter. The camera meter in question should deflect a bit and read continuity. If...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 01-21-2014
Replies: 53
Views: 6,235
Posted By George Bonanno
The metric system is insanely inaccurate for all...

The metric system is insanely inaccurate for all practical purposes whatsoever.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-19-2014
Replies: 55
Views: 4,622
Posted By George Bonanno
Because... I'm not too smart.

Because... I'm not too smart.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 01-18-2014
Replies: 8
Views: 1,198
Posted By George Bonanno
Looks like a cheap Summaron to me.

Looks like a cheap Summaron to me.
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 12-16-2013
Replies: 75
Views: 6,429
Posted By George Bonanno
Personally I prefer the 1 inch Domke Gripper....

Personally I prefer the 1 inch Domke Gripper. With a double twist it makes a good wrist strap too.
Louis Lanzano taught me that trick.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-15-2013
Replies: 222
Views: 25,805
Posted By George Bonanno
Calendar guy... very funny !

Calendar guy... very funny !
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-11-2013
Replies: 1,775
Views: 287,009
Posted By George Bonanno
WOW, my mom as a teenager had a car like that. I...

WOW, my mom as a teenager had a car like that. I think it was called a Hulk Stud by Becker Motors, or something like that. There is a picture of her in it in an old family photo album when she lived...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-03-2013
Replies: 13
Views: 1,434
Posted By George Bonanno
Sticky mirror...

Maybe it's a South Korean thing. Try it out of country and report back.
Forum: RFF Polls 11-29-2013
Replies: 61
Views: 5,495
Posted By George Bonanno
Original Post #7

My guess is I missed a few posts since my absence. At least I use my real name like so few others.

Ya know, if a moderator deletes posts freely I feel a PM, an email or a comment is in order to...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-13-2013
Replies: 30
Views: 3,784
Posted By George Bonanno
I use this flash kit on occasion for events in...

I use this flash kit on occasion for events in NYC with Efke-25, GN 220...

http://photoflashbulb.com/rff/bessa_kalart.jpg

http://photoflashbulb.com/rff/sissies.jpg
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-12-2013
Replies: 30
Views: 3,784
Posted By George Bonanno
Metz mecablitz... do not settle for anything less.

Metz mecablitz... do not settle for anything less.
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 11-12-2013
Replies: 11
Views: 11,358
Posted By George Bonanno
My brother used olive oil on his Iso Grifo...

My brother used olive oil on his Iso Grifo Rivolta interior. It didn't work out so good for him. After winter storage the treatment went rancid. It cost him a bundle.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-09-2013
Replies: 31
Views: 4,177
Posted By George Bonanno
That's Me... I press the button and Nikon does...

That's Me... I press the button and Nikon does the rest.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-09-2013
Replies: 31
Views: 4,177
Posted By George Bonanno
I shoot events, plays, poetry readings, quiet...

I shoot events, plays, poetry readings, quiet Yoga exercises and Thai Buddha religious sessions... etc., etc,. in NYC with my Nikon "BEEP" focus confirmation on at all times. Not once did anyone...
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-04-2013
Replies: 46
Views: 3,305
Posted By George Bonanno
In all honesty it's my Konica Auto S2.

In all honesty it's my Konica Auto S2.
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 10-31-2013
Replies: 11
Views: 11,358
Posted By George Bonanno
My Humber Super Snipe manual recommends neatsfoot...

My Humber Super Snipe manual recommends neatsfoot oil on all leather appointments after a treatment with saddle soap.
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 10-14-2013
Replies: 7
Views: 2,381
Posted By George Bonanno
Hoods are over rated... save your money, time and...

Hoods are over rated... save your money, time and effort. Just take the pictures.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 10-03-2013
Replies: 65
Views: 4,522
Posted By George Bonanno
My everyday Petri 2.8 Color Corrected Super would...

My everyday Petri 2.8 Color Corrected Super would be a Humber Super Snipe.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 10-02-2013
Replies: 6
Views: 3,536
Posted By George Bonanno
I just use a 625 and it's been working fine.

I just use a 625 and it's been working fine.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 09-25-2013
Replies: 148
Views: 8,930
Posted By George Bonanno
Less is more...

Zeiss Ikon ZM... don't know why really. Maybe it was the overly big picture window viewfinder. Or the Ricoh SLR feel.

Something about it just didn't sit right with me for $1400.

To this day I...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-11-2013
Replies: 98
Views: 14,457
Posted By George Bonanno
Oh Roger... you're such a self propelled...

Oh Roger... you're such a self propelled egomaniac.
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 09-05-2013
Replies: 10
Views: 1,165
Posted By George Bonanno
Canon Snappy LX... it does not get any better.

Canon Snappy LX... it does not get any better.
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 09-03-2013
Replies: 81
Views: 7,879
Posted By George Bonanno
You mean the monobath process ? If so, it doesn't...

You mean the monobath process ? If so, it doesn't get any better. Despite what HRH says.
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-23-2013
Replies: 9,000
Views: 881,513
Posted By George Bonanno
Didn't that 220D originally belong to the Mayor...

Didn't that 220D originally belong to the Mayor of Carlstadt ?
If so you'd better thoroughly checkout the electrical system (wiring).
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-21-2013
Replies: 3,801
Views: 317,462
Posted By George Bonanno
We're off and running to Sandy Hook... join us

We're off and running to Sandy Hook... join us
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-21-2013
Replies: 3,801
Views: 317,462
Posted By George Bonanno
Argus C3 loaded with Kodak Ultramax......

Argus C3 loaded with Kodak Ultramax... anticipating taking naked pictures of my girlfriend at the Jersey shore at sunrise in about 30 minutes... shallow me.
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 08-14-2013
Replies: 202
Views: 16,928
Posted By George Bonanno
Right on Chris ! Make me your friend.

Right on Chris !

Make me your friend.
Forum: Argus RF 08-12-2013
Replies: 35
Views: 7,065
Posted By George Bonanno
Argus Junk...

http://photoflashbulb.com/rff/argus_junk.jpg

Loaded with Lucky SHD 100 for another Argust day of 36 crappy pictures.
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-31-2013
Replies: 233
Views: 60,383
Posted By George Bonanno
http://photoflashbulb.com/rff/worldwidebag.jpg

http://photoflashbulb.com/rff/worldwidebag.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-26-2013
Replies: 95
Views: 11,773
Posted By George Bonanno
Succulent...

http://photoflashbulb.com/rff/thai_toes.jpg

From Thailand with love.

http://photoflashbulb.com/rff/vietnamese_toes.jpg

From Vietnam with love.
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 07-26-2013
Replies: 73
Views: 12,128
Posted By George Bonanno
"The camera doesn't lie."

"The camera doesn't lie."
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-09-2013
Replies: 3,801
Views: 317,462
Posted By George Bonanno
http://photoflashbulb.com/pfb/grd_iv_flash.jpg

http://photoflashbulb.com/pfb/grd_iv_flash.jpg
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-17-2013
Replies: 94
Views: 6,148
Posted By George Bonanno
I certainly would. I'd be the hit picture taker...

I certainly would. I'd be the hit picture taker at 50 Walker Street NYC or anywhere in Korea.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-17-2013
Replies: 94
Views: 6,148
Posted By George Bonanno
I think it's a very nice looking camera. I...

I think it's a very nice looking camera. I wouldn't mind owning one. But then again what do I know as I drive a Hudson Hornet Twin H Power and desire a Humber Super Snipe.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 06-14-2013
Replies: 117
Views: 12,216
Posted By George Bonanno
Nasty Pizza and a smooth cigarette...

I'm surprised no one commented on this... most excellent !
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 06-01-2013
Replies: 3,588
Views: 910,143
Posted By George Bonanno
http://photoflashbulb.com/rff/thai_toes.jpg

http://photoflashbulb.com/rff/thai_toes.jpg
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 05-26-2013
Replies: 52
Views: 5,242
Posted By George Bonanno
I use a junk camera, a crappy lens and cheap...

I use a junk camera, a crappy lens and cheap filum.

http://photoflashbulb.com/rff/m3.jpg

The Leica crowd in NYC won't even give me eye contact... and rightfully so.

But then again... I just...
Forum: Nikon Historical Society 05-18-2013
Replies: 276
Views: 68,001
Posted By George Bonanno
Purchased new in Tokyo for a months pay. Now as...

Purchased new in Tokyo for a months pay. Now as before it's just my everyday picture taker.

http://photoflashbulb.com/rff/junk.jpg
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 05-12-2013
Replies: 6
Views: 1,024
Posted By George Bonanno
This is not a thought but my reality. I take...

This is not a thought but my reality.

I take from 12 to 120 plus pictures per day and night... family, friends, girlfriends, events, street, strangers, etc... film, digital, electronic flash,...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 05-05-2013
Replies: 33
Views: 3,116
Posted By George Bonanno
Purely for personal humor. Photography is more...

Purely for personal humor. Photography is more than art.
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 05-04-2013
Replies: 33
Views: 3,116
Posted By George Bonanno
No one including yourself and Mattias Ericsson...

No one including yourself and Mattias Ericsson would ever attempt to throw a bottle at me.

Then again... we all need morning coffee... don't we ?
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 05-04-2013
Replies: 33
Views: 3,116
Posted By George Bonanno
All the above is BS. I shoot with a baby speed...

All the above is BS. I shoot with a baby speed and flashbulbs at night in NYC. No one ever gave a crap even after I blinded them. This whole discrete invisibility thing is ridiculous. I just...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 04-20-2013
Replies: 7
Views: 1,275
Posted By George Bonanno
Not to mention that high end CCCP radio in the...

Not to mention that high end CCCP radio in the background.

I have that radio in a similar fashion and it's a superb performer to this day.
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 04-03-2013
Replies: 32
Views: 2,186
Posted By George Bonanno
I'm not so sure about that. My Ricoh GRD IV does...

I'm not so sure about that. My Ricoh GRD IV does it best.
Forum: Hardware / Computers / Drives / etc 04-03-2013
Replies: 81
Views: 7,594
Posted By George Bonanno
I I I & I

I do not back up my digital images. I just buy more memory cards and keep on shooting. I then toss the full cards into a shoebox... never to be seen again.

BTW: Whoever deleted my last post......
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 03-23-2013
Replies: 58
Views: 3,531
Posted By George Bonanno
I like Flickr as it works well for me. However...

I like Flickr as it works well for me. However when I post pictures here I typically use my personal server for obvious reasons.
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-19-2013
Replies: 146
Poll: 28mm vs 35mm
Views: 23,053
Posted By George Bonanno
Surely you jest ?

Surely you jest ?
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-19-2013
Replies: 146
Poll: 28mm vs 35mm
Views: 23,053
Posted By George Bonanno
Of course you do... because you have a lazy eye.

Of course you do... because you have a lazy eye.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-11-2013
Replies: 3,588
Views: 910,143
Posted By George Bonanno
http://photoflashbulb.com/rff/goi.jpg

http://photoflashbulb.com/rff/goi.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-11-2013
Replies: 3,588
Views: 910,143
Posted By George Bonanno
Wow... you hit the jackpot with that snapshot.

Wow... you hit the jackpot with that snapshot.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-08-2013
Replies: 10
Views: 883
Posted By George Bonanno
Contort yourself...

http://photoflashbulb.com/rff/james.jpg
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-06-2013
Replies: 146
Poll: 28mm vs 35mm
Views: 23,053
Posted By George Bonanno
It amounts to this... the 35mm FL is tailored to...

It amounts to this... the 35mm FL is tailored to a lazy eye. The 28mm (and 50mm) FL is tailored to a trained eye. You must make the choice... which eye you need to be.
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 03-05-2013
Replies: 22
Views: 1,525
Posted By George Bonanno
Please, don't get me wrong. I like Altoona...

Please, don't get me wrong. I like Altoona although I just don't remember being there. It's as simple as that.
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 03-05-2013
Replies: 22
Views: 1,525
Posted By George Bonanno
It's an Altoona thing.

It's an Altoona thing.
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 03-05-2013
Replies: 118
Views: 7,899
Posted By George Bonanno
Is this POS permitted ? ...

Is this POS permitted ?

http://www.photoflashbulb.com/rff/brownie.jpg
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 03-05-2013
Replies: 22
Views: 1,525
Posted By George Bonanno
I donno... I just checked and my Weston Master V,...

I donno... I just checked and my Weston Master V, shoe mount "Ricoh Meter", Hanimex PR-125 and GE-213 work perfectly against my Gossen Luna-Pro.

Color me lucky.
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 03-01-2013
Replies: 27
Views: 2,166
Posted By George Bonanno
Surely you jest.

Surely you jest.
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 02-18-2013
Replies: 32
Views: 2,426
Posted By George Bonanno
Yes Jay I am serious. When I arrive in Manila...

Yes Jay I am serious. When I arrive in Manila will you welcome me in open arms or shun me because of my view ?
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 02-17-2013
Replies: 32
Views: 2,426
Posted By George Bonanno
When are you guys going to wise up and realize...

When are you guys going to wise up and realize that photography is not art ? It's simply a mechanical, chemical and or digital reproduction of reflected light.
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-05-2013
Replies: 39
Views: 2,530
Posted By George Bonanno
I live in Northern New Jersey suburbia. The tough...

I live in Northern New Jersey suburbia. The tough guys who mow lawns and snow plow parking lots have these. They tailgate within inches and attempt to intimidate with high beams. I stop my lowly KIA...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-14-2012
Replies: 4
Views: 717
Posted By George Bonanno
Ya know... you're absolutely correct ! I need...

Ya know... you're absolutely correct !

I need silver and hypo in my diet.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-14-2012
Replies: 4
Views: 717
Posted By George Bonanno
I used a gallon of XTOL two years ago. The...

I used a gallon of XTOL two years ago. The results on film exposed at box speed was not as expected... thin negs. After the fact the solution turned a dark brown color with sediment. So in my...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-13-2012
Replies: 233
Views: 60,383
Posted By George Bonanno
That is one strack kit ! Love the old school...

That is one strack kit !
Love the old school notebook... gettin' down on the good foot taking notes on snapshots.
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-11-2012
Replies: 233
Views: 60,383
Posted By George Bonanno
Thank you... I'm sure I will. Yeah, post a pic...

Thank you... I'm sure I will.

Yeah, post a pic of your newest bag and its contents.
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-11-2012
Replies: 233
Views: 60,383
Posted By George Bonanno
Can't wait for this one to arrive. One of the...

Can't wait for this one to arrive. One of the most thoughtfull bags ever made.

BTW: Do you guys know the origin of "what's in your bag" ?
Hint: It's not about cameras or photography.
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-15-2012
Replies: 233
Views: 60,383
Posted By George Bonanno
No, I solicit retired photographers and check ads...

No, I solicit retired photographers and check ads on Craig's List.

I use flashbulbs, my event photography is illuminated by them.
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-04-2012
Replies: 233
Views: 60,383
Posted By George Bonanno
You guys are way too observant. And no, you do...

You guys are way too observant.
And no, you do not want to know.

Vance, your snaps are impressive.
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-04-2012
Replies: 233
Views: 60,383
Posted By George Bonanno
I'm never on the receiving end. I take the...

I'm never on the receiving end. I take the pictures from the front. My bulb stash is endless... from the slippery slope of NNJ to Vũng Tŗu. I do not shoot blanks... challenge me !
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 11-04-2012
Replies: 20
Views: 2,995
Posted By George Bonanno
Michael, Thank you so much for your response....

Michael,

Thank you so much for your response. When in country I will investigate a proper dentist. I was quoted well over $3000 for a simple extraction and crown here in the US. This absurdity runs...
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-03-2012
Replies: 233
Views: 60,383
Posted By George Bonanno
http://2x2l.com/rff/IMG_33915.JPG

http://2x2l.com/rff/IMG_33915.JPG
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 11-03-2012
Replies: 20
Views: 2,995
Posted By George Bonanno
Michael, OT: Where do you get your dental work...

Michael,

OT: Where do you get your dental work done ? Thailand, Prague, etc. ? I need an extraction and a crown. The dentists here in the states are dollar whores whose works are deplorable. Since...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 11-02-2012
Replies: 20
Views: 2,995
Posted By George Bonanno
Hi Michael, I spoke (wrote) too soon. It's a...

Hi Michael,

I spoke (wrote) too soon. It's a remarkable resemblance (mistake) of identity on my part.

No, we've never met although maybe if you're in Vietnam we can. I travel in a speedy manner...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 10-31-2012
Replies: 20
Views: 2,995
Posted By George Bonanno
Michael, I recognize that girl with the tattoo...

Michael,

I recognize that girl with the tattoo on her leg.

Care to rendezvous in Vũng Tŗu this December ?

George

http://2x2l.com/rff/bobo.jpg
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-27-2012
Replies: 9
Views: 1,759
Posted By George Bonanno
"I actually like the flash to be as close to the...

"I actually like the flash to be as close to the lens axis as possible"

Why... what's your criteria ?

"It does look pretty compact, but it still looks like it need to be removed to change film. I...
Forum: RFF Polls 10-21-2012
Replies: 124
Views: 31,140
Posted By George Bonanno
Ot:

Thank you, that's what I thought too. All I know is Port Authority off 42nd and Grand Central Terminal off Lex. NY Penn Station I typically avoid as it's a circle of confusion however there are some...
Forum: RFF Polls 10-21-2012
Replies: 124
Views: 31,140
Posted By George Bonanno
Off Topic: Where is Port Authority in NJ ? I...

Off Topic: Where is Port Authority in NJ ? I moved here from Chinatown and I'm clueless.
Forum: RFF Polls 10-20-2012
Replies: 124
Views: 31,140
Posted By George Bonanno
I'll be on a Greyhound from Port Authority to...

I'll be on a Greyhound from Port Authority to Altoona on Halloween to take pictures with my Zorki. That way I'll have a record of an Altoona experience without the memory of being there.

From what...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 10-18-2012
Replies: 36
Views: 4,245
Posted By George Bonanno
All kidding aside I use Domke gripper shoulder...

All kidding aside I use Domke gripper shoulder straps and Gordy hand straps. Keep in mind I'm a fashion plate but I don't cave in to spiffy fashion when it comes to securing a camera and taking...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 10-18-2012
Replies: 36
Views: 4,245
Posted By George Bonanno
-1 Show us your work.

-1

Show us your work.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 10-18-2012
Replies: 36
Views: 4,245
Posted By George Bonanno
May I suggest... Margaret Court Tailores, 27-37...

May I suggest... Margaret Court Tailores, 27-37 DíAguilar Street.

My Seersucker suit was modified there and the fit is nothing short of superb.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 10-17-2012
Replies: 36
Views: 4,245
Posted By George Bonanno
The jury is in !

Hey Richie Rich... get a grip on yourself. It's about taking pictures and having a secure camera strap. It's not about posing with cheap overpriced stinky Linguini pasta.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 10-17-2012
Replies: 75
Views: 9,594
Posted By George Bonanno
No I haven't. Is it something I should consider ?...

No I haven't. Is it something I should consider ? Where and when ?
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 10-16-2012
Replies: 75
Views: 9,594
Posted By George Bonanno
Dennis Van Patten...

Hey Dennis,

How about this... you and I meet at this nearby bar (or basketball court) in your neighborhood for a photographic romp ?

You're gonna love me.

George
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-14-2012
Replies: 19
Views: 2,786
Posted By George Bonanno
Are you sure on your above statement ? From what...

Are you sure on your above statement ? From what I understand a cat is required when using cat litter.

I'm out of cigarettes and flashbulbs... I've got to get out of here.
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-14-2012
Replies: 19
Views: 2,786
Posted By George Bonanno
Surely you jest. The smell of ammonia does not go...

Surely you jest.
The smell of ammonia does not go well with photo equipment.
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-14-2012
Replies: 19
Views: 2,786
Posted By George Bonanno
I store my photo equipment in foot lockers with a...

I store my photo equipment in foot lockers with a 4 watt incandescent light bulb in each one. Here in NNJ and VN the humidity is extreme so the bulbs do the job. It's not so much the light output but...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-12-2012
Replies: 51
Views: 5,060
Posted By George Bonanno
Couldn't agree more... the razor's edge !

Couldn't agree more... the razor's edge !
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 10-12-2012
Replies: 64
Views: 10,098
Posted By George Bonanno
Yeah, I know... the truth hurts.

Yeah, I know... the truth hurts.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 10-12-2012
Replies: 64
Views: 10,098
Posted By George Bonanno
Never mind film but what about flashbulbs ? They...

Never mind film but what about flashbulbs ?
They haven't been made in decades but I'm still able to get them at reasonable prices.
And I mean by the case. Please don't mention that company in...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 10-12-2012
Replies: 379
Views: 194,212
Posted By George Bonanno
Thank you Tom

Thank you Tom
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-11-2012
Replies: 18
Views: 2,834
Posted By George Bonanno
I do events in NYC so there's always plenty of...

I do events in NYC so there's always plenty of booze. As the night gets going people offer to buy me drinks. Once I took 'em up on the offer. Boy, I was taking the best pictures of my life. The next...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 10-11-2012
Replies: 379
Views: 194,212
Posted By George Bonanno
http://photoflashbulb.com/rff/bessa_kalart.jpg ...

http://photoflashbulb.com/rff/bessa_kalart.jpg

I'm sorry to report the Bessa R will not fire flashbulbs due to the 200 ohm resistance in the flash circuit.
It restricts the amperage required to...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-06-2012
Replies: 49
Views: 4,145
Posted By George Bonanno
I've had two perfect transactions with Kevin...

I've had two perfect transactions with Kevin Camera.

What's going on here ? Someone looking for something... for nothing ?
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