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Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-05-2016
Replies: 14
Views: 1,379
Posted By [email protected]
thanks much! learn something new everyday.

thanks much! learn something new everyday.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-05-2016
Replies: 14
Views: 1,379
Posted By [email protected]
Question on Off the Film Metering

Hi,

I received my Olympus OM2SP today.

Without putting in a roll of film I noticed that shutter speed (by sound) is different between Program/Auto and Manual. Program and Auto seem to be a stop...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-12-2016
Replies: 109
Views: 27,416
Posted By [email protected]
hi, i only develop in room temperature water and...

hi, i only develop in room temperature water and i live in the tropics, the water here range from 28.5 to 31C. as a general rule of thumb, i halve the time for 20c development as a starting point. i...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 09-12-2016
Replies: 38
Views: 2,869
Posted By [email protected]
gonna share this...

gonna share this...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 09-12-2016
Replies: 34
Views: 4,282
Posted By [email protected]
hi. just a quick feedback, i am into my 2nd pack...

hi. just a quick feedback, i am into my 2nd pack of 5litre xtol. and still holding up.
i add the replenished xtol into the 2litre bottle THEN pour back the used developer from the AP tank, so i...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-12-2016
Replies: 82
Views: 4,422
Posted By [email protected]
thanks. okay if i read correctly, using white...

thanks. okay if i read correctly, using white vinegar, and a brush + washing. i have tried washing with just detergent, but frankly the soot build up is quite fast (i am into 335 rolls this year)....
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-12-2016
Replies: 8
Views: 782
Posted By [email protected]
thanks. let me do a matrix and do an info dump on...

thanks. let me do a matrix and do an info dump on the threads listed above. thanks again!
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-11-2016
Replies: 8
Views: 782
Posted By [email protected]
so sorry if asked before: do u wash ur reels?

My ap tank and reels have a thin-like soot from prolonged usage. Do you guys wash it specifically to remove the soot?

I have had several fingerprint marks on my negatives, except that it wasnt...
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-06-2016
Replies: 10
Views: 1,132
Posted By [email protected]
<sigh> too late... doesn't work anymore

<sigh> too late... doesn't work anymore
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-02-2016
Replies: 8
Views: 926
Posted By [email protected]
i second the mod. i did my m-rokkor 40f2 mod...

i second the mod. i did my m-rokkor 40f2 mod myself, and it worked great.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 08-01-2016
Replies: 111
Views: 20,043
Posted By [email protected]
Pioneer, * i am more interested in how do you...

Pioneer,

* i am more interested in how do you find your M-A as compared to your other film Ms ?

thanks !
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 08-01-2016
Replies: 34
Views: 4,282
Posted By [email protected]
hi. just a quick followup. i have shot 31 rolls...

hi. just a quick followup.

i have shot 31 rolls with replenishment. I used a 1litre bottle and replenished roughly 70ml per roll.

I have switched to a 2litre bottle since this gives me more room...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 07-09-2016
Replies: 34
Views: 4,282
Posted By [email protected]
hi all thanks much for advice. * yes 30c is my...

hi all thanks much for advice.

* yes 30c is my temp of my tap water, and i have never really developed in 20c before.

* my volume is actually quite high, currently 281 rolls this year, but i...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 07-08-2016
Replies: 34
Views: 4,282
Posted By [email protected]
thanks much for all the suggestions. okay. i am...

thanks much for all the suggestions. okay. i am already into my 8th roll this week using replenishment...

and i replenished immediately after the first 3 rolls...oops.

i am using a one litre...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 07-02-2016
Replies: 34
Views: 4,282
Posted By [email protected]
Marty, thanks much on specific xtol and...

Marty,

thanks much on specific xtol and replenishing.

So here is a workflow, can u see if i am more or less correct:

- store 2 x 1 litre container of xtol, one as reuse, and one as a...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 06-26-2016
Replies: 34
Views: 4,282
Posted By [email protected]
thanks all. let me read up again

thanks all. let me read up again
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 06-26-2016
Replies: 34
Views: 4,282
Posted By [email protected]
thanks mcfingon and presspass for your replies....

thanks mcfingon and presspass for your replies. can i ask how much to replenish ? ie. as per individual developer literature ? (eg. 70ml per roll for xtol, etc) or is there a rule of thumb. thanks...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 06-26-2016
Replies: 34
Views: 4,282
Posted By [email protected]
Question on how to use replenishers

hi,

i have some questions regarding replenishers, appreciate if you could point me to the right direction.

a. why use a seasoned tank as opposed a fresh one-off developer ?

b. how does one develop...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-26-2016
Replies: 18
Views: 2,267
Posted By [email protected]
how does one roll from a bulk 100" ir film?

Hi,

Totally newbie in ir.
But came across a 100 feet bulk roll of rollei ir400.

I read that ir film has to be loaded into the camera in complete darkness. Does this apply to rolling into 35mm...
Forum: Zeiss Contax 03-29-2016
Replies: 8
Views: 1,698
Posted By [email protected]
this is what happens when you don't use your...

this is what happens when you don't use your camera much and still have the original boxes to store then...some 61 years later, some guy with blue gloves will sell them for a nice rounded number.
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 03-06-2016
Replies: 234
Views: 25,275
Posted By [email protected]
how about a M262 with no LCD screen and only...

how about a M262 with no LCD screen and only shoots in B&W....
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 03-01-2016
Replies: 45
Views: 4,120
Posted By [email protected]
wow.. i was genuinely looking for information on...

wow.. i was genuinely looking for information on the white sm...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-28-2016
Replies: 3
Views: 709
Posted By [email protected]
i developed it today ei of 250 and around 4mins...

i developed it today ei of 250 and around 4mins at 30c. mid-tones are more visible . thanks again
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-27-2016
Replies: 3
Views: 709
Posted By [email protected]
Question on manufacter dev time

hi,

i downloaded the pdf on fomapan 400 (see attached).

there are 2 charts, one at 20c and the other at 30c

does it mean if i were to shoot the film at iso 250, the ideal development time using...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-10-2016
Replies: 10
Views: 1,123
Posted By [email protected]
Not sure if this helps. I used to have blobs of...

Not sure if this helps. I used to have blobs of stuff on the negatives etc, and for the life of me couldn't figure out the blobs, spots etc.

I knew the edge of negative black spots was due to the...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 02-09-2016
Replies: 15
Views: 1,945
Posted By [email protected]
thanks all. i sort of understand now: with a m8,...

thanks all. i sort of understand now: with a m8, the dof markings on the 35f2 doesnot really apply and the dof is shallower.
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 02-09-2016
Replies: 15
Views: 1,945
Posted By [email protected]
Dof Marking on the m8

hi. pls point me to the right direction as i am a film shooter who recently inherited a m8.

does the dof markings on my 35/f2 still apply to the m8 ?

eg. in film, focusing at 5m, f8 on the 35f2...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 01-21-2016
Replies: 84
Views: 32,361
Posted By [email protected]
I am the guy who woke up one day and discovered...

I am the guy who woke up one day and discovered the joys of photography in 2009 and then tried film in 2010 and never looked back. In fact, i went back to the future and started doing darkroom...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-06-2016
Replies: 167
Views: 28,893
Posted By [email protected]
i shot many rolls (>500) last year. this is my...

i shot many rolls (>500) last year.

this is my last contact sheet for 2015.

http://retro4.ms11.net/print-003-Edit.jpg
Forum: Large Format Film RF 12-08-2015
Replies: 18
Views: 2,783
Posted By [email protected]
Article: National Park Service wants to hire Large Format Photographer

Hoot Hoot!

Below Job specs include:

“Produces large-format photographic documentation to the Secretary of the Interior’s Standards for the HABS/HAER/HALS permanent collection at the Library of...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 11-13-2015
Replies: 107
Views: 11,239
Posted By [email protected]
i scan mine at 3000x2000, a whole roll of uncut...

i scan mine at 3000x2000, a whole roll of uncut film under 5mins (!) using the Pakon 135+

though no longer cheap (i bought mine at 250 before shipping), it is still worth a...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 10-24-2015
Replies: 15
Views: 1,780
Posted By [email protected]
Thanks to all comments & suggestions. This...

Thanks to all comments & suggestions.

This afternoon, i took the rolleiflex for a spin at the busy junction
outside H&M. i set the iso at 800, set aperture at f16, it was a f5.6 day
(cloudy,...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 10-22-2015
Replies: 15
Views: 1,780
Posted By [email protected]
Dan, excellent photos!

Dan, excellent photos!
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 10-21-2015
Replies: 15
Views: 1,780
Posted By [email protected]
marek: excellent tip! i forgot, the tlr is a very...

marek: excellent tip! i forgot, the tlr is a very right angle shooter as well.
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 10-21-2015
Replies: 15
Views: 1,780
Posted By [email protected]
Ko.Fe, thanks. i will put a marker a bit higher...

Ko.Fe,

thanks. i will put a marker a bit higher than 12feet for 4m(the rolleiflex is in feet, but i think in meters haha). and i take note of the following:
(all in f16)

focus 4m = 2.5m to...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 10-21-2015
Replies: 15
Views: 1,780
Posted By [email protected]
thanks for the comments. at iso 800, this gives...

thanks for the comments.

at iso 800, this gives me an extra stop on a bright day, @f16 and 1/500.
at f16, if i focus at 3m (10 feet), this gives me a range of 2 -5 m in focus.


i suspect that the...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 10-21-2015
Replies: 15
Views: 1,780
Posted By [email protected]
Question: any advice on shooting street with a TLR ?

hi,

i checked DOF master, focus at 8m and at f16, anything from 4m to inf is in focus. i challenged myself to a 48 hour film shooting spree next week and I decided to shoot with my f3.5 planar and...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 09-04-2015
Replies: 11
Views: 1,730
Posted By [email protected]
thanks all for the comments. i did a 1:1:200 or...

thanks all for the comments.
i did a 1:1:200 or 1+1+200 stand developed
with Pyrocat HD this evening
basically 1.5ml of A, 1.5ml of B per roll
this is way overdeveloped at 50mins @ 30c.
Inverted,...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 09-03-2015
Replies: 11
Views: 1,730
Posted By [email protected]
thanks much for the info. two eastern europeans...

thanks much for the info. two eastern europeans are selling pyrocat hd, so i am trying it out.
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 09-03-2015
Replies: 11
Views: 1,730
Posted By [email protected]
what is 1+1+100 dilution ?

hi,

i was reading up on Pyrocat HD and the dilution is 1+1+100 for A and B.

assuming a AP tank of 300ml, does that mean I should add something like 3ml of A, 3ml of B and 296ml of water ?

what...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-31-2015
Replies: 7,463
Views: 3,807,730
Posted By [email protected]
the 12th camera is the big 50f1.2 on the big m5.

the 12th camera is the big 50f1.2 on the big m5.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-31-2015
Replies: 7,463
Views: 3,807,730
Posted By [email protected]
Trung Nguyen, i rotate my camera usage :)...

Trung Nguyen,

i rotate my camera usage :)

raytoei
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-31-2015
Replies: 7,463
Views: 3,807,730
Posted By [email protected]
http://retro4.ms11.net/tree.jpg although all my...

http://retro4.ms11.net/tree.jpg

although all my leicas are precious, i find that i use the m3s and m2 most.
something about the basic design that i find irresistible despite the lack of
framelines...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 08-31-2015
Replies: 10
Views: 1,768
Posted By [email protected]
Just an update: I received my Unicolor...

Just an update:

I received my Unicolor Uniroller last week and got a chance to use it.

The Nikor tank with 4 metal reels is too thin to fit into the Uniroller. :( Just as well, as my 3 attempts of...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 08-27-2015
Replies: 10
Views: 1,703
Posted By [email protected]
Hi, i am a hoarder....i have about 100 rolls of...

Hi,

i am a hoarder....i have about 100 rolls of superia 800 color film and 20x100feet of ektachrome slides (!) and more in BW. So developing cheaply is important.

btw, i am into roll 283 so far...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 08-26-2015
Replies: 10
Views: 1,703
Posted By [email protected]
i offered 50. he accepted....

i offered 50. he accepted. :)

http://www.ebay.com/itm/251848150023?_trksid=p2060353.m2749.l2649&ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 08-26-2015
Replies: 10
Views: 1,703
Posted By [email protected]
E-6 Chemicals. Where to buy cheap ?

Hello!

I am learning and shooting Slides.

But I can't seem to buy the pre-mix chemicals off the shelf in a dry form or concentrated package. The usual suspects are Ultrafine and Freestyle.

Are...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 08-21-2015
Replies: 1,016
Views: 196,492
Posted By [email protected]
Hostess alighting Taxi. 9.30pm Geylang Lorong...

Hostess alighting Taxi. 9.30pm Geylang Lorong 13.

Captured on the Fujifilm Natura 24f1.9.
Trix 400 film pushed.
Darkroom printed. Split grade printing, Grade 0 at f8 for 8 Seconds, same for Grade...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 08-20-2015
Replies: 1,016
Views: 196,492
Posted By [email protected]
Ben, the links don't work... perhaps it's my...

Ben, the links don't work... perhaps it's my firewall.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-17-2015
Replies: 69
Views: 5,088
Posted By [email protected]
Yes! I shoot with my RFs regularly, this...

Yes!

I shoot with my RFs regularly, this includes my M bodies, my R3a which i brought to work today, my contax T and the Olympus XA. I am gravitating towards lighter and smaller bodies, including...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 08-16-2015
Replies: 10
Views: 1,768
Posted By [email protected]
thanks Nokton48 and Tom for the replies. I think...

thanks Nokton48 and Tom for the replies. I think I will try with the existing Paterson tank first.
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 08-16-2015
Replies: 10
Views: 1,768
Posted By [email protected]
question on uniroller with film tanks

hi,

a fb/rff friend piqued my interest on a uniroller motor base for my film development.

i have an issue on what development tank to go with the uniroller. I currently use a 2-reel and 5-reel...
Forum: Nikon RF 08-13-2015
Replies: 3
Views: 1,362
Posted By [email protected]
article on omega speedmaster but check out the camera

https://hodinkee-2.imgix.net/uploads/content_image/27acc0d9dfc32dab0d900da3185c2ede?ixlib=rb-0.3.4&w=580&crop=faces&fit=crop&dpr=2&

well..it looks like a Nikon RF with 50f1.4...
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE - Film 08-12-2015
Replies: 37
Views: 4,321
Posted By [email protected]
hey...at least you can get the m-rokkor 28mm lens...

hey...at least you can get the m-rokkor 28mm lens really cheaply
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 08-10-2015
Replies: 1,016
Views: 196,492
Posted By [email protected]
http://retro4.ms11.net/contax-193.jpg SQ 979...

http://retro4.ms11.net/contax-193.jpg

SQ 979 from BKK to Singapore.
I remember using the Leica Minilix, setting the range to 1.5m, and aperture stop at f2.4 on the Summilux, with the film at iso...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 07-26-2015
Replies: 1,016
Views: 196,492
Posted By [email protected]
http://retro4.ms11.net/fishhead.jpg "Salmon Fish...

http://retro4.ms11.net/fishhead.jpg

"Salmon Fish Head $1.99"

Just a quick followup on the "Perfection" series of paper which i got for 95usd + 24usd shipping to singapore, this is 8x10 glossy 250...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 07-16-2015
Replies: 1,016
Views: 196,492
Posted By [email protected]
http://retro4.ms11.net/contactprint-july13.jpg "I...

http://retro4.ms11.net/contactprint-july13.jpg

"I dream of Dalai Lama"

Still a bit too light in the highlight areas.

raytoei
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 07-13-2015
Replies: 1,016
Views: 196,492
Posted By [email protected]
Ben, very nice textures to the pix. the contrasts...

Ben, very nice textures to the pix. the contrasts and grain adds to the atmosphere. very well done.
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 07-12-2015
Replies: 1,016
Views: 196,492
Posted By [email protected]
http://retro4.ms11.net/contactprint-175-small.jpg ...

http://retro4.ms11.net/contactprint-175-small.jpg

Darkroom Print #2 of 2. Early Sunday morning. Habana.

Using Ilford em10 meter, it gave a reading of f5.6 for grade 0 and f4 for grade 5. First...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 07-12-2015
Replies: 1,016
Views: 196,492
Posted By [email protected]
Darkroom Print #1 of 2. Early Sunday morning....

Darkroom Print #1 of 2. Early Sunday morning.
Using the Ilford Darkroom Meter, I managed to get this out in one attempt.
Grade 0 at f5.6 enlarger lens aperture at 8 Seconds. Ditto for Grade 5....
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 06-30-2015
Replies: 1,016
Views: 196,492
Posted By [email protected]
Michael, adresaba and Johnmcd, thanks for kind...

Michael, adresaba and Johnmcd, thanks for kind words. Still learning and having fun at the same time.

varchs, the best article i have read on split grade printing is...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 06-29-2015
Replies: 1,016
Views: 196,492
Posted By [email protected]
http://retro4.ms11.net/darkroomprint-2.jpg Using...

http://retro4.ms11.net/darkroomprint-2.jpg

Using Ilford em10 and Split Grade Printing.


I used the Ilford em10 light meter, with previous baseline settings (Grade 0: 80 index, Grade 5: 40 index,...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 06-28-2015
Replies: 62
Views: 13,336
Posted By [email protected]
Raid, i am a recent owner of a M8, and I was...

Raid,

i am a recent owner of a M8, and I was wondering about your comment that the 50mm acts as a short tele. Can you comment on your usage with this combination. Does it work well ? Do you talk...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 06-28-2015
Replies: 8
Views: 2,152
Posted By [email protected]
Bill, i am lazy but high volume developer, i...

Bill,

i am lazy but high volume developer, i just completed 200 (!) rolls in 2015.

the reason is because the water here in the tropics is always hovering around 29c to 31c. for BW it is always...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 06-28-2015
Replies: 8
Views: 2,152
Posted By [email protected]
hi, Did another 2 rolls for development today at...

hi,

Did another 2 rolls for development today at water/room temperature of 30c.

I did Developer for 20 mins Stand Development. (20 initial agitation, leave it alone, did 5 more agitation during...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 06-28-2015
Replies: 16
Views: 2,621
Posted By [email protected]
Vytasn, the link looks interesting...you'd need...

Vytasn, the link looks interesting...you'd need an image, some sw, a epson printer and "high quality transparency" film.

more from amazon:
"This step-by-step guide includes everything you need to...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 06-27-2015
Replies: 8
Views: 2,152
Posted By [email protected]
Did my first C41 film development today.

Did my first C41 film development today.

First i mixed the powder chemicals into developer, blix and stabilizer.

Then rather worry about the 43c which is the development time, I chose to try 40mins...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 06-26-2015
Replies: 1,016
Views: 196,492
Posted By [email protected]
http://retro4.ms11.net/contactprint-164small.jpg ...

http://retro4.ms11.net/contactprint-164small.jpg

many issues with this print, blown highlights, alignment, dust spots etc... but overall it think it works.

I did this in one print, by using the...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 06-25-2015
Replies: 16
Views: 2,621
Posted By [email protected]
thanks much for the replies. something to...

thanks much for the replies. something to bookmark and slowly do my research.
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 06-25-2015
Replies: 16
Views: 2,621
Posted By [email protected]
Q: any way to put digital images back to negative ?

Print into transparency and use a large 8x10 enlarger to print or copy stand to copy into a negative ?

How does Sebastiao Salgado do it ?

seriously curious,

raytoei
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 06-25-2015
Replies: 20
Views: 1,975
Posted By [email protected]
i use kentmere 400 more than any other film. and...

i use kentmere 400 more than any other film.
and i develop it in the laziest of method.
my most recent gallon of developer was D76.
i developed almost the whole gallon this way:

50ml of developer...
Forum: Travel 06-24-2015
Replies: 8
Views: 1,097
Posted By [email protected]
several ways to think about this: 1. composed...

several ways to think about this:

1. composed pix (Medium format) vs snaps (35mm)
2. color (Medium Format) vs BW (35mm)

is (1) is true, then I think you'd need more 35mm film. say 2 a day for 10...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 06-24-2015
Replies: 1,016
Views: 196,492
Posted By [email protected]
http://retro4.ms11.net/contax-small.jpg Here's...

http://retro4.ms11.net/contax-small.jpg

Here's one more printed on Monday. I did this in 2 prints using the ilford em10.

raytoei
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 06-24-2015
Replies: 1,016
Views: 196,492
Posted By [email protected]
Ben, i am still figuring it out. i made it all...

Ben,

i am still figuring it out. i made it all the more complicated because i did two baseline numbers, one for highlight details at grade 0 (number 80 on the meter), and one for shadow details at...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 06-22-2015
Replies: 1,016
Views: 196,492
Posted By [email protected]
http://retro4.ms11.net/contactprint-163-small.jpg ...

http://retro4.ms11.net/contactprint-163-small.jpg

Learning to use the Ilford EM10 enlarger light meter,
i can sort of get a working but not final print in two prints.
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 06-18-2015
Replies: 8
Views: 1,468
Posted By [email protected]
thanks much. make much sense to me now. raytoei

thanks much. make much sense to me now.

raytoei
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 06-17-2015
Replies: 8
Views: 1,468
Posted By [email protected]
okay. thanks much. does that mean if i do not...

okay. thanks much. does that mean if i do not intend to use the jpeg,
i should just use the DNG option instead of DNG+Jpeg in the M8 ?
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 06-17-2015
Replies: 8
Views: 1,468
Posted By [email protected]
newbie question on m8 import to lightroom

hi,

a quick newbie question:

i shoot jpg + DNG in BW and I import into Lightroom.

I see JPG and DNG as one image in Lightroom and I see the BW images being converted automatically to Color.

How...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 06-10-2015
Replies: 1,016
Views: 196,492
Posted By [email protected]
Printed this yesterday. Still experimenting....

Printed this yesterday. Still experimenting. Still learning.

http://retro4.ms11.net/1.jpg

Working Print. “Dubai 2012″

Today I received the Vario-Contrast module for my enlarger, and I was...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 06-09-2015
Replies: 62
Views: 13,336
Posted By [email protected]
hi, i sort of came to the same conclusion (on...

hi,

i sort of came to the same conclusion (on why M8) a while ago and pulled the trigger on an m8. i am now waiting for it to arrive. One question that has been bugging me, do i have to use the Lens...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 06-04-2015
Replies: 158
Views: 25,959
Posted By [email protected]
Canon Pellix with 55f1.2 FD Ektachrome cross...

Canon Pellix with 55f1.2 FD
Ektachrome cross processed in C41.

http://retro4.ms11.net/roll-86-ekta-pellix55f12-AA017-Edit-Edit.jpg
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 05-27-2015
Replies: 1,016
Views: 196,492
Posted By [email protected]
bence8810: tks for kind words. grade 0 was 4s +...

bence8810: tks for kind words.

grade 0 was 4s + 1 1/4f and grade 5 was 4s + 2 1/4f.

the leitz v.35 requires longer exposure as a diffusion type enlarger, even at f5.6 aperture.

tks

raytoei
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 05-26-2015
Replies: 9
Views: 1,755
Posted By [email protected]
thanks. i sort of stumbled onto your review...

thanks. i sort of stumbled onto your review yesterday. very nice images. the summarit 40f2.4 is sharp :)
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 05-26-2015
Replies: 1,016
Views: 196,492
Posted By [email protected]
still learning darkroom printing

still learning darkroom printing.

currently still figuring out exposure

http://retro4.ms11.net/contactprint-149small.jpg
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-11-2015
Replies: 34
Views: 3,061
Posted By [email protected]
the mp is the 993. greatest of the aircooled;...

the mp is the 993. greatest of the aircooled; models after that just deviated.
I got confused between the 930 turbo with a whale tail and the beautiful early nineties 993
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-11-2015
Replies: 34
Views: 3,061
Posted By [email protected]
if Leica Cameras were Porsche automobiles

(not for the humor impaired)


The IIIf would be the Porshe 356.

the CL would be a 912 (almost a 911),

and the M5 would be a 928.. (supposed to be a successor to the 911 but didn't turn out that...
Forum: Travel 05-06-2015
Replies: 66
Views: 7,204
Posted By [email protected]
can i be a contrarian and suggest this: take the...

can i be a contrarian and suggest this:

take the m2 with one lens.
take a p&s as a backup.

the m2 is old and reliable but not invincible. Bad things happen to good cameras. So the P&S is a good...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-05-2015
Replies: 9
Views: 1,347
Posted By [email protected]
Yeah....use a faster shutter and don't forget the...

Yeah....use a faster shutter and don't forget the flash.
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 05-04-2015
Replies: 2
Views: 1,080
Posted By [email protected]
What is a good timer for the enlarger ?

Hi,

I am using the 220v of the Leitz V35.

What is a good timer that I can attached to / and power the V35 ?

Of course the most obvious answer is the focometer but are there others than can be...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-02-2015
Replies: 9,000
Views: 881,513
Posted By [email protected]
i bought a tamron adaptall-2 60-300MM lens to spy...

i bought a tamron adaptall-2 60-300MM lens to spy on my neighbours.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-02-2015
Replies: 167
Views: 28,893
Posted By [email protected]
I am into roll 155 so far in 2015. Buying bulk...

I am into roll 155 so far in 2015. Buying bulk film and diy film development helps to save costs. This means that i can't really be choosy about film. I roll 24 exposures per roll so it is easy to...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-29-2015
Replies: 488
Views: 128,014
Posted By [email protected]
as i look at the list above, there aren't much...

as i look at the list above, there aren't much choices left :(
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 04-27-2015
Replies: 1,016
Views: 196,492
Posted By [email protected]
http://retro4.ms11.net/contactprint-131.jpg Just...

http://retro4.ms11.net/contactprint-131.jpg

Just started about a month ago. haven gotten to dodging and burning yet.
currently just at exposure, test print and contrast.

you can read about this...
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-22-2015
Replies: 29
Views: 2,452
Posted By [email protected]
i actually like the paper type tape. don't need a...

i actually like the paper type tape. don't need a scissor to tear, and i can always use it on the exterior to write what iso/film etc. so far no big issues only that it is a little thicker than...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 04-19-2015
Replies: 0
Views: 829
Posted By [email protected]
Bessa R3a with Canon Auto-Up Adapter

hi,

just a quick post: It works.

http://retro2.ms11.net/cau-1.jpg

http://retro2.ms11.net/cau-2.jpg


The Auto-Up II focuses from 52cm down to 39cm on the Canon 50f1.5 Lens. Rangefinder lens in the...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 04-17-2015
Replies: 1,016
Views: 196,492
Posted By [email protected]
just started learning about print...

just started learning about print making....

http://retro4.ms11.net/print1.jpg

raytoei
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-15-2015
Replies: 24
Views: 2,946
Posted By [email protected]
I had a CL which I broke. Then I tried a M3 with...

I had a CL which I broke. Then I tried a M3 with the framing window (middle) covered with Black Tap and used the whole viewfinder to approximate the 40mm. Found out later that it was still a bit...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-14-2015
Replies: 84
Views: 8,203
Posted By [email protected]
i got inspired by this thread and started...

i got inspired by this thread and started one:

http://raytoei.tumblr.com/

tks.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 04-11-2015
Replies: 71
Views: 9,972
Posted By [email protected]
errr.isn't blue magic metal cream meant for metal...

errr.isn't blue magic metal cream meant for metal and headlight covers ? i wonder does it clean off a layer of coating and thus removing the cleaning marks or does it fill in the scratches and thus...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 04-10-2015
Replies: 7
Views: 1,814
Posted By [email protected]
thanks for the all reply. after installing a rare...

thanks for the all reply. after installing a rare original philips 13139 bulb, my dev has gone down to a more manageable 30-60seconds, with contrast filter (color head) turned on and f4 aperture....
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 04-02-2015
Replies: 7
Views: 1,814
Posted By [email protected]
Hi, Just received 13139 original bulbs from...

Hi,

Just received 13139 original bulbs from ebay, will be installing it to see any improvement in exposure times.

Thanks again.
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 03-31-2015
Replies: 7
Views: 1,814
Posted By [email protected]
Long exposure time for Leitz V35 Focomat

Hi,

i finally got my dark room set up (in 2015 yay!).

i am using a leitz focomat v35 enlarger with replacement philips 13139 bulbs.

having printed around 15 8x10 prints, i find that my average...
Forum: RFF Polls 03-11-2015
Replies: 445
Views: 75,674
Posted By [email protected]
m3ds, m3ss, m2, m4, m5, m4-2, m4-p, m6, m6ttl, m7...

m3ds, m3ss, m2, m4, m5, m4-2, m4-p, m6, m6ttl, m7 and mp.
oh and a iiif.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 03-09-2015
Replies: 15
Views: 2,772
Posted By [email protected]
very inspiring.

very inspiring.
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 02-27-2015
Replies: 522
Views: 32,580
Posted By [email protected]
http://retro4.ms11.net/after.jpg

http://retro4.ms11.net/after.jpg
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-18-2015
Replies: 167
Views: 28,893
Posted By [email protected]
tonight i developed a roll of plus-x (arista...

tonight i developed a roll of plus-x (arista premium 100) and realized how much i missed it... and then i developed several precious rolls of tri-x and i realized how much richer it is compared to...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-15-2015
Replies: 3
Views: 856
Posted By [email protected]
there is a seller on the auction site selling...

there is a seller on the auction site selling 100feet movie reels of traffic surveillance ektachrome 400. i was't sure and i bought a nibble, i was very skeptical when i found that the reels were not...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-15-2015
Replies: 167
Views: 28,893
Posted By [email protected]
Tijmendal : i shoot during the week and more so...

Tijmendal : i shoot during the week and more so on the weekends. i develop mainly on saturdays and also reuse the chemicals for sundays. a five reel dev tank helps but the biggest contributor to the...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-15-2015
Replies: 167
Views: 28,893
Posted By [email protected]
i shot 600+ rolls in 2013, last year i shot 460...

i shot 600+ rolls in 2013, last year i shot 460 rolls. i am currently into roll 54 this year. recently i bought 100feet rolls of ektachrome 400 surveillance film and cross processed in c41.

here is...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 01-27-2015
Replies: 14
Views: 2,600
Posted By [email protected]
sorry i found this previous post by me...sorry!

sorry i found this previous post by me...sorry!
Forum: Leica Screw Mount Copies 01-23-2015
Replies: 14
Views: 3,791
Posted By [email protected]
Why black version of the Canon 50f1.8 ? As...

Why black version of the Canon 50f1.8 ? As compared to the silver chrome version.
thanks in advance

raytoei
Forum: Olympus RF 01-19-2015
Replies: 164
Views: 32,380
Posted By [email protected]
how do you zone focus on this incredible camera ?...

how do you zone focus on this incredible camera ? i find the lack of dof markings quite distressful no ?
Forum: Travel 12-26-2014
Replies: 19
Views: 3,509
Posted By [email protected]
i bet there are folks calling first dibs on these...

i bet there are folks calling first dibs on these cars now :)
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 12-21-2014
Replies: 86
Views: 16,213
Posted By [email protected]
do you think maybe the first picture was more...

do you think maybe the first picture was more interesting ? just a thought. nice shots though.
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 11-23-2014
Replies: 15
Views: 1,682
Posted By [email protected]
very nice! 21mm works great in this scene.

very nice! 21mm works great in this scene.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-22-2014
Replies: 61
Views: 7,706
Posted By [email protected]
hi, i have a MX with a vry nice 40f2.8 lens. Can...

hi, i have a MX with a vry nice 40f2.8 lens. Can i know what happens if i use the k-mount to M42 adapter, what does it mean by losing "open aperture metering" ? Also, how feasible is it to use M42...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 10-05-2014
Replies: 12
Views: 3,062
Posted By [email protected]
giving up iq for speed. the pakon 135Plus model...

giving up iq for speed.
the pakon 135Plus model is roughly 6megapixel (2000x3000 resolution)
versus the roughly 13megapixel resolution of the IV. (2900x4350 est)).
So the pakon is great for under...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 09-24-2014
Replies: 14
Views: 2,600
Posted By [email protected]
foldable/portable Enlarger

Hello!

Last year, I came across a japanese made enlarger which
was foldable making it very compact. But I can't seem
to find it now, any idea ?

Not the Russian Zenith one, but I thought it was...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-06-2014
Replies: 21
Views: 2,892
Posted By [email protected]
i find acros images are very sharp. fp+ images...

i find acros images are very sharp.
fp+ images are grainy and nice.
i also push ilford Polypan f
(which uses the same dev time as Panf)
to iso 100.
Forum: Xpan & Other Panoramics 07-17-2014
Replies: 13
Views: 1,641
Posted By [email protected]
I dunno... but here's something to think about....

I dunno... but here's something to think about.

XPAN has 21 shots per traditional 36-frame 135 roll.

for 17,000 shots, it works out to around 809 rolls.

At 809 rolls, it is 1 roll every 2 days...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 07-04-2014
Replies: 4
Views: 1,293
Posted By [email protected]
thanks much for all he information.

thanks much for all he information.
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 07-02-2014
Replies: 4
Views: 1,293
Posted By [email protected]
newbie question on Leitz Focomat V35

Hi,

i am still waiting for my Leitz v35 to arrive. A couple of questions, would appreciate if you could point me to the right direction:

a. my unit comes with a simple bw module. No...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 05-13-2014
Replies: 19
Views: 2,391
Posted By [email protected]
So sad. Rest In Peace.

So sad. Rest In Peace.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 05-04-2014
Replies: 15
Views: 2,002
Posted By [email protected]
i couldn't find specifically for ii, but i found...

i couldn't find specifically for ii, but i found this pdf which contained the early F, D and E models. Look at the last few pages of the pdf....
Forum: CSC : Digital Compact System Cameras - 04-24-2014
Replies: 178
Views: 20,285
Posted By [email protected]
probably the most intelligent post in this thread.

probably the most intelligent post in this thread.
Forum: CSC : Digital Compact System Cameras - 04-24-2014
Replies: 178
Views: 20,285
Posted By [email protected]
The Leica T is very nice camera, Leica introduced...

The Leica T is very nice camera, Leica introduced a lower priced interchangeable system with M-compatibility. However from the comments I have read, the Leica T gets dissed from being uninnovative to...
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE - Film 04-07-2014
Replies: 59
Views: 8,735
Posted By [email protected]
congrats on your CL. I have a love-hate...

congrats on your CL.

I have a love-hate relationship with the CL,
and i have bought and sold so many of them
that i lost count.... (6 - 7 over the years).

Here is a recent picture with the 40f2...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 03-30-2014
Replies: 4
Views: 804
Posted By [email protected]
thanks for all the replies!

thanks for all the replies!
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 03-30-2014
Replies: 4
Views: 804
Posted By [email protected]
question, minimum focus length of 150 f5.6 mamiya supee 23?

Hi, i checked the manual and on the Web but could not find the minimum focus distance of the 150 f5.6 lens of the mamiya super23.

Any idea? I am thinking of using this for studio work, in a head and...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 03-23-2014
Replies: 314
Views: 87,669
Posted By [email protected]
i used a variety of scanners. only the v700 is a...

i used a variety of scanners. only the v700 is a "current" scanner. the rest are old, out of warranty scanners bought from ebay. basically i have the minolta 3200 scanner if I want a high res image,...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-23-2014
Replies: 12
Views: 2,384
Posted By [email protected]
i use kentmere quite a fair bit. i soup them in...

i use kentmere quite a fair bit. i soup them in various solutions, hc110, tmax dev and infosol 3.... recently i took the leap and used them for a photoshoot. I won't comment on the graininess as I...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-10-2014
Replies: 23
Views: 13,616
Posted By [email protected]
thanks for the info...

thanks for the info...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-02-2014
Replies: 9,000
Views: 881,513
Posted By [email protected]
i grabbed 25 rolls of Agfa Compex Rapid from...

i grabbed 25 rolls of Agfa Compex Rapid from Macrodirect.de. they are short dated to March 2014 and is a steal at 1.63 eur per roll. The short date which doesn't scare me since slow iso 25 film...
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 01-11-2014
Replies: 48
Views: 4,130
Posted By [email protected]
i have been buying since six months ago. i think...

i have been buying since six months ago. i think i bought several prints from RFF members where in the classifieds. Also, I have been buying stuff from ebay.
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-08-2014
Replies: 27
Views: 3,281
Posted By [email protected]
hi, any chance what film was he using ? i could...

hi, any chance what film was he using ? i could only find references to Kodachrome and Ektachrome.

thanks
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-08-2014
Replies: 28
Views: 2,611
Posted By [email protected]
nice m3...

nice m3...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-29-2013
Replies: 28
Views: 8,205
Posted By [email protected]
Subway eh ? i think there are a few things...

Subway eh ? i think there are a few things possible, but all will have compromises:

a. accept motion blur as part of the picture.

- William Klein in Contact sheets, around 9mins, Tokyo...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-21-2013
Replies: 7
Views: 874
Posted By [email protected]
as for the image, see this thread. "who is sally...

as for the image, see this thread. "who is sally kim"

https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10151827309292602&set=pb.691207601.-2207520000.1387618078.&type=3&theater
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-20-2013
Replies: 7
Views: 874
Posted By [email protected]
this is a scan of the negative. the left image is...

this is a scan of the negative. the left image is my 135mm format.
Is the negative on the right a 70mm ?

http://retro4.ms11.net/sallykim.jpg

thanks
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-20-2013
Replies: 7
Views: 874
Posted By [email protected]
what negative is this?

Hi,
I received a negative from the mail today. I bought it from the auction site. The negative has perforations like a 35mm but is too big to be a 35mm negative. This supposedly came from Harry...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-18-2013
Replies: 30
Views: 3,523
Posted By [email protected]
Clap Clap. well done!

Clap Clap. well done!
Forum: RFF Polls 12-16-2013
Replies: 36
Views: 3,570
Posted By [email protected]
i do. after i finish shooting a roll, i usually...

i do. after i finish shooting a roll,
i usually write the camera and iso speed
on the film leader, when scanning, i
have long folder names on dev time,
temp etc. And on the plastic sleeves
for my...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 12-13-2013
Replies: 3
Views: 741
Posted By [email protected]
thanks. the one i wanted was "Quick reminderL...

thanks. the one i wanted was "Quick reminderL ...." !!! i will bookmark it.
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 12-13-2013
Replies: 3
Views: 741
Posted By [email protected]
Where is that thread on c41 color dev being easy ?

i searched about 10 pages in this forum section but can't seem to find it...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 12-12-2013
Replies: 42
Views: 3,893
Posted By [email protected]
pls ask for lifetime of fresh produce... :)

pls ask for lifetime of fresh produce... :)
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 12-11-2013
Replies: 6
Views: 1,896
Posted By [email protected]
thanks much for the responses. i will now slowly...

thanks much for the responses. i will now slowly read and re-read the postings here.
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 12-11-2013
Replies: 6
Views: 1,896
Posted By [email protected]
Question on Mamiya Press Bellows & Ground Glass

Hi,

i was reading up on using the bellows, and my understand is to use the bellows, I would need a ground glass focusing screen holder.

This screen holder would be able to hold a single cut...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-10-2013
Replies: 99
Views: 19,601
Posted By [email protected]
dang...very poisonous thread....

dang...very poisonous thread....
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-10-2013
Replies: 14
Views: 1,273
Posted By [email protected]
Fomapan 200. (based on the color of the paper...

Fomapan 200. (based on the color of the paper back).
Also, the usual suspects do not have 200 asa film.
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 12-10-2013
Replies: 42
Views: 10,554
Posted By [email protected]
is it through the Canon 50 f0.95 TV has no RF...

is it through the Canon 50 f0.95 TV has no RF coupling ?

thanks
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 12-07-2013
Replies: 38
Views: 8,153
Posted By [email protected]
No. No. But don't over think this The minilux is...

No. No. But don't over think this
The minilux is loads of fun.
Here is a recent shot with acros 100.
Lab developed

http://retro4.ms11.net/donotdel-a.jpg
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 11-29-2013
Replies: 21
Views: 2,615
Posted By [email protected]
Can I also suggest the Canon 50 f1.5 lens ? it is...

Can I also suggest the Canon 50 f1.5 lens ? it is compact, based on the sonnar formulae, and prices have come down quite a bit in the past few months. I have not come across focus shift with the...
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-17-2013
Replies: 66
Views: 5,247
Posted By [email protected]
i come from the film world with a negative size...

i come from the film world with a negative size of 24mm x 36mm.
The best retail scanners, imo, are either 4000 ppi (coolscan),
or Minolta 5400 (5400 ppi) or the monster Flextight X5 at 8000 ppi....
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 11-15-2013
Replies: 9
Views: 1,199
Posted By [email protected]
question, best zoom p&s avail?

Hi,

I received my Contax tvs iii yesterday, and while I am finishing up my first roll today I am struck by the high quality of this camera.

Currently, the perception and the auction prices reflect...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-04-2013
Replies: 1,020
Views: 91,336
Posted By [email protected]
It looks like it swallowed a FM2....

It looks like it swallowed a FM2....
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-04-2013
Replies: 1,020
Views: 91,336
Posted By [email protected]
it is so freaking fat i could cry, it's so fat...

it is so freaking fat i could cry,
it's so fat that if it mates with an iphone,
they will have ipad kids...
if you throw at a dog the dog will die...
:) <-- smiley face.
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 11-02-2013
Replies: 269
Views: 58,098
Posted By [email protected]
hi, downloaded the v.3 of the sw. it works as...

hi,

downloaded the v.3 of the sw. it works as mentioned above.
i scanned an uncut roll in about 4 mins, took another min to save the images.

raytoei
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-01-2013
Replies: 2
Views: 693
Posted By [email protected]
here's a recent WSJ review of the film, titled "A...

here's a recent WSJ review of the film, titled "A Singular Lens Obsession"

http://online.wsj.com/news/articles/SB10001424127887323734304578543661310536912
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 11-01-2013
Replies: 8
Views: 1,644
Posted By [email protected]
thanks for your logical walk-through of your...

thanks for your logical walk-through of your process.
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-01-2013
Replies: 2
Views: 693
Posted By [email protected]
thanks for the headsup. one question i have is...

thanks for the headsup. one question i have
is whether the blow-ups are realistic ? can it
be done on a 35mm and presumeably 100 iso film ?

raytoei
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 10-31-2013
Replies: 269
Views: 58,098
Posted By [email protected]
using v. 2.4 of the sw, found that it would scan...

using v. 2.4 of the sw, found that it would scan some bw file and
not scan beyond the first frame for some... stumbled upon this forum
and i see a possible solution... thanks let me hunt for...
Forum: Film vs Digital 10-29-2013
Replies: 149
Views: 21,206
Posted By [email protected]
I am still shooting about a roll a day, about...

I am still shooting about a roll a day, about five rolls a week.

Somehow the restrictions imposed on the manual SLR or RF mean
that I have to put in the extra effort into picture making. This...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-28-2013
Replies: 69
Views: 26,666
Posted By [email protected]
Erik, beautiful pictures!

Erik, beautiful pictures!
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-28-2013
Replies: 110
Views: 7,000
Posted By [email protected]
hi, I presume TTL is for exposure and not for...

hi,

I presume TTL is for exposure and not for flash TTL. For TTL Leicas, the M5, M6, M6TTL, M7 are film cameras.

The M5 and M6 is mechanical in that you only need the batteries for exposure...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 10-22-2013
Replies: 67
Views: 10,737
Posted By [email protected]
thanks much for posting this. I have tried the ...

thanks much for posting this. I have tried the
Helios 103, 53 f1.8 lens in contax mount,
that lens is sharp!
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-22-2013
Replies: 6
Views: 756
Posted By [email protected]
thanks much. best i shoot at iso 100 at the beach.

thanks much. best i shoot at iso 100 at the beach.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-22-2013
Replies: 6
Views: 756
Posted By [email protected]
mdarnton, thanks! quick question, since the...

mdarnton, thanks! quick question, since the leicaflex sl2 has a sync speed of 1/100, that means for your example to work, if i use a iso 100 film, i just need to follow your instructions. if i were...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-22-2013
Replies: 6
Views: 756
Posted By [email protected]
Experts, need your advice on flash on the slr.

Hi,

i think i understand fill-filash with an aperture priority flash and camera. i do have additional questions.

Fill-flash: assuming flash sync at 1/100 on the leicaflex sl2.
In a back lit...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-20-2013
Replies: 5
Views: 1,036
Posted By [email protected]
interesting article, shooting the street is easy,...

interesting article, shooting the street is easy,
making meaningful pictures is going to be alot
harder due to the dynamic nature of the
subjects.

"Lip Service", 35f2,...
Forum: Zeiss Contax 10-18-2013
Replies: 22
Views: 2,609
Posted By [email protected]
i wrote to aki-asahi, this is his...

i wrote to aki-asahi, this is his response:


Aki-Asahi.com
4:27 PM (31 minutes ago)https://mail.google.com/mail/u/0/images/cleardot.gif

https://mail.google.com/mail/u/0/images/cleardot.gif

Hello,
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 10-17-2013
Replies: 11
Views: 1,902
Posted By [email protected]
The photo fine art market is quite unregulated,...

The photo fine art market is quite unregulated,
what i have read and learnt so far is that a
good piece of art should have Provence,
Authenticity, Quality, Condition, Exposure.

Provence, aka...
Forum: Zeiss Contax 10-17-2013
Replies: 22
Views: 2,609
Posted By [email protected]
excellent post!

excellent post!
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 10-17-2013
Replies: 13
Views: 6,576
Posted By [email protected]
Lovely pictures, and yes, I couldn't believe it...

Lovely pictures, and yes, I couldn't believe it was made on a 35mm contax slr.... i thought it looked like medium format.

Cheers
Raytoei
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 10-16-2013
Replies: 175
Views: 18,753
Posted By [email protected]
here is a recent...

here is a recent image:

http://retro4.ms11.net/ppfa100-m6ttl50lux-113-Edit.jpg
Polypan F on the M6.
(excuse the dust)
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-16-2013
Replies: 28
Views: 4,378
Posted By [email protected]
i recently decided that weight and size was an...

i recently decided that weight and size
was an issue and decided to try using
a Fuji GA645zi for a change.

Well, zooms aren't always the sharpest.
But then again, i am not printing to billboard...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-15-2013
Replies: 65
Views: 7,879
Posted By [email protected]
50 and 35mm, for me. 28mm is too wide for me, and...

50 and 35mm, for me. 28mm is too wide for me, and i find 35mm
perfect for street photography. 50mm because the lens choices
are many and the quality very good and affordable. i also have a
90mm...
Forum: Nikon RF 10-15-2013
Replies: 7
Views: 1,508
Posted By [email protected]
my email to him: "I find that the focusing isn't...

my email to him:

"I find that the focusing isn't correct, ie. when I focus at 1.15m, the object is actually at sharp at 1.18m. I thought it was my Nikkor 50 f1.4 issue, I bought another Nikkor 50...
Forum: Nikon RF 10-15-2013
Replies: 7
Views: 1,508
Posted By [email protected]
i have the same issue with a recent nikon rf...

i have the same issue with a recent nikon rf adapter
from amedeo. tested on two 50 f1.4,
same issue..... very vexing.
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 10-13-2013
Replies: 11
Views: 1,902
Posted By [email protected]
Guys, thanks for the advice. This is what I have...

Guys,

thanks for the advice. This is what I have gathered, mainly through
incomplete trawling the net:
In terms of medium,

Lithograph Prints are cheapest to own.
Lithograph Prints with limited...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 10-09-2013
Replies: 10
Views: 1,878
Posted By [email protected]
that was in 2009... back in 2013, 35f2.5 nikkors...

that was in 2009... back in 2013, 35f2.5 nikkors have doubled in prices....
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 10-09-2013
Replies: 18
Views: 3,323
Posted By [email protected]
very nice. i routinely push kentmere to 1600,...

very nice. i routinely push kentmere to 1600,
however in my last 100 feet bulk roll, i found that my usual
times did not give me a consistent negative like
the previous bulk roll. I tested other...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 10-08-2013
Replies: 146
Views: 37,187
Posted By [email protected]
you read vanity fair ?

you read vanity fair ?
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 10-07-2013
Replies: 23
Views: 5,560
Posted By [email protected]
Hi, I would suggest a 2x development time for...

Hi,

I would suggest a 2x development time for 2-stop push. So perhaps
a starting time for Tri-x at 1600 in D-76 1+1 could be around 18mins ?

I agree that the time published for Tri-X is a bit...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 10-06-2013
Replies: 14
Views: 1,498
Posted By [email protected]
very likely, and this is my speculation only,...

very likely, and this is my speculation only, they will phase out all the "Kodak" branded Ultramax and bring the Alaris branded Ultramax ?
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 10-06-2013
Replies: 11
Views: 1,902
Posted By [email protected]
Thanks for the advice, chris and...

Thanks for the advice, chris and noisycheese,
Will try looking for some of the art houses
to start. If u have any further recommendations,
pls share.
Thanks again.
Raytoei
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 10-05-2013
Replies: 11
Views: 1,902
Posted By [email protected]
Buying Prints, Questions

Hi,

I would like to know, from the perspective of a buyer, how to

think about valuation of a signed photo from a famous

photographer. For example, would a signed Photobook from

the photog be...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 10-05-2013
Replies: 31
Views: 11,818
Posted By [email protected]
actually i realised something on the...

actually i realised something on the http://www.fotofachversand.com/ website.

Lomography Lady Grey is selling at 9.90 euros for a pack of 3 x 135 format in 36
exposures per roll. This is the...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 10-03-2013
Replies: 269
Views: 58,098
Posted By [email protected]
hey Alonbenay, thanks for the headsup!

hey Alonbenay, thanks for the headsup!
Forum: Fixed Lens 35mm RF 10-01-2013
Replies: 27
Views: 3,561
Posted By [email protected]
excellent thread....i recently used a IIIf with a...

excellent thread....i recently used a IIIf with a 35mm lens
for street photography, i found that I scale focused most
of the time and only took time to focus indoors,
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 10-01-2013
Replies: 32
Views: 4,419
Posted By [email protected]
here's something i shot last saturday, with a...

here's something i shot last saturday,
with a summaron lens with polypan f
exposed at 100 and accidentally overdeveloped.

http://retro4.ms11.net/ppfa100-200-m3summaron-107-Edit.jpg
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 10-01-2013
Replies: 132
Views: 23,679
Posted By [email protected]
a few 35 and 50 and one 90 f2.8 Silver Elmarit.

a few 35 and 50 and one 90 f2.8 Silver Elmarit.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 09-30-2013
Replies: 3
Views: 1,758
Posted By [email protected]
golden week.... whole week shutdown.

golden week.... whole week shutdown.
Forum: Digital Printers / Inks / Papers etc 09-28-2013
Replies: 61
Views: 10,296
Posted By [email protected]
Marek, thanks for your notes, have you had any...

Marek,

thanks for your notes, have you had any chance to compare the outputs
with digital silver printing ?

thanks
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 09-25-2013
Replies: 15
Views: 1,968
Posted By [email protected]
i recently spent 5 days in japan, i didn't want...

i recently spent 5 days in japan,
i didn't want to spend the time
worrying about which focal length,
however I also didn't want to
go with only one camera, just in
case it failed on me. For the...
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-24-2013
Replies: 0
Views: 532
Posted By [email protected]
45 TV Commercials

Came across this link with 45 TV Commercials for Cameras,
something for everyone, some notable ones:

Minolta Talker
Canon Photura
Ansco Cadet
Canon P&S cameras
Kodak Disc
Kodak Instamatic with...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 09-24-2013
Replies: 2
Views: 855
Posted By [email protected]
Canon FD lens on FL body

Hi,

i tried to search to no available results,
i know that FL Lens can be used on FD
body with stop down metering.

Can I use a FD lens on my FL Pellix Body ?

thanks !
Forum: Travel 09-23-2013
Replies: 2
Views: 1,093
Posted By [email protected]
http://retro4.ms11.net/tokyo-10.jpg Weds,...

http://retro4.ms11.net/tokyo-10.jpg
Weds, Pachinko, Kabukicho.

http://retro4.ms11.net/tokyo-36.jpg
Fri, Kodoji Bar in Golden/Goruden Gai, Kabukicho
This bar is a photographer's hangout....
Forum: Travel 09-23-2013
Replies: 2
Views: 1,093
Posted By [email protected]
thanks for all the suggestions for Tokyo...

we spent 5 days in Tokyo, just-in-time planning thanks
to "Time Out in Tokyo" guide book + Google from the
suggestions here and on FB.

I shot 21 rolls mainly in Kentmere and Tri-x, pushed to
1600...
Forum: Half Frames / Subminiatures 09-22-2013
Replies: 7
Views: 1,930
Posted By [email protected]
beautiful camera! <eom>

beautiful camera! <eom>
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