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Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-06-2017
Replies: 19
Views: 1,570
Posted By Vics
Be careful not to touch the shutter curtains,...

Be careful not to touch the shutter curtains, like I did!

Sent from my SM-T230NU using Tapatalk
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 11-06-2016
Replies: 28
Views: 2,245
Posted By Vics
Zeiss couldn't keep up with orders so they hired...

Zeiss couldn't keep up with orders so they hired Schneider to fill up the production pipeline.

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Forum: Nikon RF 10-28-2016
Replies: 17
Views: 2,215
Posted By Vics
That's what I use, only with M3 and Amadeo's...

That's what I use, only with M3 and Amadeo's adapter for the Nikkor.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-28-2016
Replies: 1,712
Views: 319,437
Posted By Vics
Minolta Maxxum 700si, 35-70mm f/4, Kodak Gold...

Minolta Maxxum 700si, 35-70mm f/4, Kodak Gold 200
https://c7.staticflickr.com/9/8416/29422294414_7f4831186f_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/LPWX5b)Boston 10 (https://flic.kr/p/LPWX5b) by Vic Stewart...
Forum: Nikon RF 10-28-2016
Replies: 17
Views: 2,215
Posted By Vics
I LOVE my W-Nikkor 35mm f/2.5, though it's a bit...

I LOVE my W-Nikkor 35mm f/2.5, though it's a bit contrasty with FP4 in bright sun. I like my CV finder in the shoe.
https://c5.staticflickr.com/8/7310/10616472404_6bb167d039_c.jpg...
Forum: RFF Polls 08-14-2016
Replies: 149
Views: 13,330
Posted By Vics
I have been enjoying my Pentax K1000 bodies with...

I have been enjoying my Pentax K1000 bodies with 2.8/40 and 2/85 M series lenses.
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-04-2016
Replies: 13
Views: 1,646
Posted By Vics
https://c1.staticflickr.com/8/7343/27981572752_56a...

https://c1.staticflickr.com/8/7343/27981572752_56a610081e_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/JCCSHw)Independence Day (https://flic.kr/p/JCCSHw) by Vic Stewart (https://www.flickr.com/photos/srca_house/), on...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 06-29-2016
Replies: 21
Views: 2,674
Posted By Vics
I've always just let him know when I need the...

I've always just let him know when I need the item back- honestly and reasonably. He's never failed me yet.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-29-2016
Replies: 64
Views: 4,421
Posted By Vics
M3 is realer.

M3 is realer.
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 06-23-2016
Replies: 39
Views: 5,767
Posted By Vics
Not old, but certainly rural...

Not old, but certainly rural France...
https://c4.staticflickr.com/8/7301/9294093851_98ef03d598_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/fahEir)La Cuisine (https://flic.kr/p/fahEir) by Vic Stewart...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 06-22-2016
Replies: 1,712
Views: 319,437
Posted By Vics
Sony a200, Minolta AF 24mm...

Sony a200, Minolta AF 24mm f28
https://c4.staticflickr.com/8/7456/27210612443_380de220bc_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/Hsvv5p)Happy chef (https://flic.kr/p/Hsvv5p) by Vic Stewart...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 06-22-2016
Replies: 98
Views: 16,002
Posted By Vics
Nikkor-H 50mm f2, Nikon F,...

Nikkor-H 50mm f2, Nikon F, Plus-X
https://c7.staticflickr.com/3/2829/9722563606_87337fc894_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/fP9Fr1)
Musee d'Orsay (https://flic.kr/p/fP9Fr1) by Vic Stewart...
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 06-20-2016
Replies: 23
Views: 2,605
Posted By Vics
Wow! Is there a modern version?

Wow! Is there a modern version?
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-24-2016
Replies: 36
Views: 3,612
Posted By Vics
ISO400 and ISO500 are 1/3 of a stop apart. So...

ISO400 and ISO500 are 1/3 of a stop apart. So shoot it at a 500th and f11 and two thirds.
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-22-2016
Replies: 8,778
Views: 855,796
Posted By Vics
Vertical control grip for my Sony a200.

Vertical control grip for my Sony a200.
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-22-2016
Replies: 40
Views: 2,488
Posted By Vics
More from the Pentax 40mm (Summicron-C 40mm f2 on...

More from the Pentax 40mm (Summicron-C 40mm f2 on your M6)
https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2816/9886847943_4c8eee959f_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/g4EFrz)Blenheim Palace, Woodstock...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-22-2016
Replies: 40
Views: 2,488
Posted By Vics
DOF is controlled by: Aperture Camera to subject...

DOF is controlled by:
Aperture
Camera to subject distance
Focal length.
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-22-2016
Replies: 40
Views: 2,488
Posted By Vics
I have a 40mm on my Pentax, and I think it's...

I have a 40mm on my Pentax, and I think it's perfect!
https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5491/9886770204_b4cbce81f6_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/g4Ehkf)Blenheim Palace, Woodstock (https://flic.kr/p/g4Ehkf)...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-21-2016
Replies: 113
Views: 32,462
Posted By Vics
https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5500/9196235444_be2...

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5500/9196235444_be207436d1_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/f1D7pw)Paris 2006 (https://flic.kr/p/f1D7pw) by Vic Stewart (https://www.flickr.com/photos/srca_house/), on...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-21-2016
Replies: 113
Views: 32,462
Posted By Vics
Yes it would.

Yes it would.
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-21-2016
Replies: 40
Views: 2,488
Posted By Vics
Ralph Gibson (http://www.ralphgibson.com/) would...

Ralph Gibson (http://www.ralphgibson.com/) would agree that the 50mm helps with composition. Wide lenses add a bit of a surreal quality. I like both 35 and 50, but if I had to choose just one lens it...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-16-2016
Replies: 26
Views: 3,791
Posted By Vics
That 50mm f2 is one of the greats. I have trouble...

That 50mm f2 is one of the greats. I have trouble distinguishing between pictures I made with that one and pics done with my Leica and DR...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-15-2016
Replies: 1,712
Views: 319,437
Posted By Vics
The Great State Fair of...

The Great State Fair of Texas
https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3955/15712939405_a7ddf4090d_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/pWuVsn)Midway (https://flic.kr/p/pWuVsn) by Vic Stewart...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-13-2016
Replies: 185
Views: 24,951
Posted By Vics
My pair of K1000 that I bought in '76 and '79 are...

My pair of K1000 that I bought in '76 and '79 are just back from Eric Hendrickson (first CLA) and look and shoot great!
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 05-04-2016
Replies: 12
Views: 1,551
Posted By Vics
Congratulations, Dan!

Congratulations, Dan!
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-04-2016
Replies: 8,778
Views: 855,796
Posted By Vics
About five weeks door to door....

About five weeks door to door. http://pentaxs.com/index.html
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 05-04-2016
Replies: 11
Views: 2,013
Posted By Vics
Good price. Harry Fleenor in Manhattan Beach,...

Good price. Harry Fleenor in Manhattan Beach, CA. http://www.rolleirepairs.com/
Enjoy!
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-04-2016
Replies: 8,778
Views: 855,796
Posted By Vics
A CLA on my two Pentax K1000. They came back from...

A CLA on my two Pentax K1000. They came back from Eric Hendrickson today. They look beautiful!
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 05-04-2016
Replies: 13
Views: 1,891
Posted By Vics
My collapsible was doing that. I sent it to DAG,...

My collapsible was doing that. I sent it to DAG, now it's all buttery smooth again. He could have just fixed the focus, but an overhaul seemed in order, so...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-04-2016
Replies: 50
Views: 6,625
Posted By Vics
Plus-X was my favorite in the nineties, but I...

Plus-X was my favorite in the nineties, but I switched to FP4+ and liked it better. Here's one of my best with Plus-X.
https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2859/10481776756_6b9f4d385a_c.jpg...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-03-2016
Replies: 148
Views: 11,675
Posted By Vics
Pentax K1000 with the tiny M-series lenses....

Pentax K1000 with the tiny M-series lenses. Smaller and lighter than my M3 and much lighter. They've served me well for forty years. Currently out for their first service.
Forum: Cameras in the Movies / TV / Media 05-03-2016
Replies: 58
Views: 7,638
Posted By Vics
Cinematographers are really lighting directors....

Cinematographers are really lighting directors. Some shoot the whole film at the widest aperture of their slowest lens.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-02-2016
Replies: 36
Views: 4,826
Posted By Vics
8008s from KEH for $11.

8008s from KEH for $11.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-01-2016
Replies: 17
Views: 1,995
Posted By Vics
I have a dslr that takes CF cards, so I solved...

I have a dslr that takes CF cards, so I solved this by getting a huge card and just leaving it in the slot. I off-load the files using the usb cable.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 04-30-2016
Replies: 31
Views: 4,091
Posted By Vics
The Annie Leibovitz kit- 35 nikkor-o f2 55...

The Annie Leibovitz kit-
35 nikkor-o f2
55 micro-nikkor 3.5
105 nikkor-p 2.5
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 04-16-2016
Replies: 35
Views: 3,975
Posted By Vics
As I continue my journey back to SLR, I've found...

As I continue my journey back to SLR, I've found my happiness in my old K1000 bodies from the '70s. I have an 85mm f2, which I like quite well, and a 200mm f4, which I never use because I can't...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 04-14-2016
Replies: 33
Views: 3,385
Posted By Vics
Just to clarify: the DR and the Rigid have...

Just to clarify: the DR and the Rigid have exactly the same optical cell.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 04-10-2016
Replies: 39
Views: 5,667
Posted By Vics
Waiting for K1000 bodies to get back from Eric...

Waiting for K1000 bodies to get back from Eric Hendrickson's Pentax Repair, having their overhaul. Here's one of my youngest grandchild before I sent them...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 04-10-2016
Replies: 1
Views: 408
Posted By Vics
Cool camera, judging from wikipedia...

Cool camera, judging from wikipedia...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 04-09-2016
Replies: 39
Views: 6,472
Posted By Vics
I haven't encountered this flare problem on...

I haven't encountered this flare problem on either of my Summicrons.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 04-09-2016
Replies: 39
Views: 6,472
Posted By Vics
The rigid is the same as the DR, just without the...

The rigid is the same as the DR, just without the close-up mechanics. Classic Leica lens. That's what I'd go for.
https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3778/9353872323_af87b02546_c.jpg...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 04-08-2016
Replies: 17
Views: 1,738
Posted By Vics
My wife uses Aspercreme on her hands for her...

My wife uses Aspercreme on her hands for her osteoarthritis. Says it helps some.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-06-2016
Replies: 72
Views: 5,373
Posted By Vics
A young photographer is on his way over to pick...

A young photographer is on his way over to pick up ALL of my darkroom gear. Hallelujah.

EDIT: Hallelujah! It's Gone!
Forum: Nikon RF 04-05-2016
Replies: 124
Views: 13,768
Posted By Vics
W-Nikkor 2.5/35, Tri-x, Lauder Formula...

W-Nikkor 2.5/35, Tri-x, Lauder Formula 76.
https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7378/10616738043_542394af7b_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/hbaykD)Lincoln Memorial- Closed, October, 2013...
Forum: RFF Polls 04-05-2016
Replies: 83
Views: 7,562
Posted By Vics
Oh baby!!!

Oh baby!!!
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 04-05-2016
Replies: 30
Views: 1,960
Posted By Vics
L-308s is perfect for me.

L-308s is perfect for me.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-05-2016
Replies: 18
Views: 1,278
Posted By Vics
I'm not having any problem, but the day is...

I'm not having any problem, but the day is young...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 04-05-2016
Replies: 45
Views: 2,968
Posted By Vics
I, too, love my K1000s I bought new. Mine are in...

I, too, love my K1000s I bought new. Mine are in Knoxville for their first CLA. Smaller and lighter than my M3, great lenses. I also love all my Nikon gear, but now it's just too bulky and heavy.
The...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 04-02-2016
Replies: 26
Views: 2,282
Posted By Vics
Did you neglect reading the OP's post?

Did you neglect reading the OP's post?
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 03-29-2016
Replies: 10
Views: 2,353
Posted By Vics
I'm giving all my darkroom gear to a fellow...

I'm giving all my darkroom gear to a fellow apug.org member on Wednesday. I'll be glad to have the space, and so will my wife!
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 03-23-2016
Replies: 11
Views: 1,647
Posted By Vics
Or... http://www.betterscanning.com/scanning/model...

Or...
http://www.betterscanning.com/scanning/models/v500.html
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 03-23-2016
Replies: 19
Views: 1,826
Posted By Vics
Excellent work! Show us more.

Excellent work! Show us more.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-21-2016
Replies: 1,712
Views: 319,437
Posted By Vics
Very fine selfie!

Very fine selfie!
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-21-2016
Replies: 47
Views: 6,484
Posted By Vics
24mm 2.8 at ISO 200 and...

24mm 2.8 at ISO 200 and f8
https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1618/24535086879_bf06b6c447_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/Do5Jxi)Stairway (https://flic.kr/p/Do5Jxi) by Vic Stewart...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-21-2016
Replies: 114
Views: 14,351
Posted By Vics
https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8623/15926973506_ab...

https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8623/15926973506_ab2d41825a_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/qgpUku)Sisters (https://flic.kr/p/qgpUku) by Vic Stewart (https://www.flickr.com/photos/srca_house/), on Flickr
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-21-2016
Replies: 30
Views: 2,264
Posted By Vics
Now I'm shooting only Velvia 50, so I look for...

Now I'm shooting only Velvia 50, so I look for overcast and avoid the middle of the day. Shooting for the most saturated color I can get. Sunshine produces too many white reflections on foliage, etc.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-20-2016
Replies: 47
Views: 6,484
Posted By Vics
35-70mm 1:4,...

35-70mm 1:4, K64
https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7488/15821380921_66a1fe2833_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/q75HkF)Transportation (https://flic.kr/p/q75HkF) by Vic Stewart...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-18-2016
Replies: 103
Views: 6,915
Posted By Vics
Pentax MX or K1000, because of the beautiful...

Pentax MX or K1000, because of the beautiful lenses, and E6 film, for the beautiful colors. Lab can make prints from your best slides for a modest price.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-15-2016
Replies: 103
Views: 12,623
Posted By Vics
Plus one!!

Plus one!!
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 03-03-2016
Replies: 10
Views: 1,272
Posted By Vics
I didn't like the goggles. I ended up adapting a...

I didn't like the goggles. I ended up adapting a tiny Nikkor 2.5 and used an accessory finder. MUCH better! Here's one from the...
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-01-2016
Replies: 51
Views: 3,603
Posted By Vics
This reminds me of what a joy it has been for me,...

This reminds me of what a joy it has been for me, traveling with one camera + one lens + one type of film. I remember each trip in terms of which camera/lens I used. That's just me.
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 02-29-2016
Replies: 32
Views: 3,335
Posted By Vics
So... can this hood be had with racing stripes,...

So... can this hood be had with racing stripes, preferably in the faster red color?
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-28-2016
Replies: 2,578
Views: 492,650
Posted By Vics
https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1653/24607103810_48...

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1653/24607103810_48321bc926_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/DurQEw)Reader (https://flic.kr/p/DurQEw) by Vic Stewart (https://www.flickr.com/photos/srca_house/), on...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-26-2016
Replies: 39
Views: 3,025
Posted By Vics
Fort Worth, Texas. Probably 1948, going across...

Fort Worth, Texas. Probably 1948, going across the street (Forest Park Blvd.) with my older brother to play on the school grounds. My brother got in big trouble for that. I must have been three.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 02-26-2016
Replies: 34
Views: 2,072
Posted By Vics
21 and 50 'cron would be perfect, but remember...

21 and 50 'cron would be perfect, but remember this trip is all about your spouse...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-24-2016
Replies: 84
Views: 6,705
Posted By Vics
I feel sure that the $5.59/36 exp roll price I...

I feel sure that the $5.59/36 exp roll price I see on Freestylephoto.biz is as cheap or cheaper, adjusted for inflation, compared to the price I paid in my youth-1970s. The other side of the coin is...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 02-22-2016
Replies: 103
Views: 12,623
Posted By Vics
Yeah, I'm sticking with the Pentax full-frame...

Yeah, I'm sticking with the Pentax full-frame K1(000) I already have...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 02-21-2016
Replies: 103
Views: 12,623
Posted By Vics
Oh! To be sixty again! I'd jump for the K1 in a...

Oh! To be sixty again! I'd jump for the K1 in a heartbeat. I have five K-M mount lenses I'd love to try on it.
Forum: Help / Feedback forum 02-21-2016
Replies: 2
Views: 1,219
Posted By Vics
The Jupiter 3 could go in the FSU area, but I...

The Jupiter 3 could go in the FSU area, but I would think most or all could go in the Fuji x-series area or the SLR area for the 5D. Use your best judgement and have fun. If you stray too far afield,...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-21-2016
Replies: 52
Views: 3,775
Posted By Vics
I bought my Sony a200 DSLR and 18-55mm kit lens...

I bought my Sony a200 DSLR and 18-55mm kit lens for under $200 at KEH. I still love it and shoot it every day. I have had a Pentax K1000 since 1979 and it's still a great shooter with amazing lenses.
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 02-20-2016
Replies: 17
Views: 1,896
Posted By Vics
I believe the neg is sandwiched between two...

I believe the neg is sandwiched between two pieces of glass, then goes down onto the v600 in the normal way. See instructions HERE. (http://www.betterscanning.com/scanning/usingvb_mfholder.html)
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 02-20-2016
Replies: 17
Views: 1,896
Posted By Vics
http://www.betterscanning.com/scanning/models/v600...

http://www.betterscanning.com/scanning/models/v600.html
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-18-2016
Replies: 157
Views: 13,364
Posted By Vics
I always liked the prints I had made from my...

I always liked the prints I had made from my slides better than projected from my Carousel projector, but what I love now is how my scans look on flickr. Pentax just announced the K1 full-frame DSLR...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-18-2016
Replies: 157
Views: 13,364
Posted By Vics
I never had any problems scanning my slide film...

I never had any problems scanning my slide film on my V500. That said, I only post; never print.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-18-2016
Replies: 157
Views: 13,364
Posted By Vics
I find gray, overcast conditions to be better for...

I find gray, overcast conditions to be better for E6 film, given the narrow latitude. Go out and shoot!
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-18-2016
Replies: 157
Views: 13,364
Posted By Vics
I scan mine on an Epson V500. All 35mm, though it...

I scan mine on an Epson V500. All 35mm, though it scans MF as well.
https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1506/24837859476_6bb94bd6cd_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/DQQwhu)Mabelton (https://flic.kr/p/DQQwhu) by...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-17-2016
Replies: 40
Views: 5,511
Posted By Vics
Me, too!!!

Me, too!!!
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 02-17-2016
Replies: 75
Views: 14,097
Posted By Vics
I've had DAG do several jobs for me and never...

I've had DAG do several jobs for me and never found him slow.
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-16-2016
Replies: 5,460
Views: 483,625
Posted By Vics
Sony a200, Minolta af 24mm...

Sony a200, Minolta af 24mm f2.8
https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1653/24612725320_a48b58c347_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/DuWDK7)Access (https://flic.kr/p/DuWDK7) by Vic Stewart...
Forum: Travel 02-14-2016
Replies: 15
Views: 988
Posted By Vics
Nightlife along Sixth Street. Capitol Dome. LBJ...

Nightlife along Sixth Street. Capitol Dome. LBJ library on the UT campus. Is Antone's still there?
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 02-14-2016
Replies: 41
Views: 2,790
Posted By Vics
Pentax MX or K1000 with the tiny and wonderful...

Pentax MX or K1000 with the tiny and wonderful SMC Pentax-M lenses. Maybe the pancake 2.8/40 and the 2/85. The colors will knock your hat in the creek!
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 02-11-2016
Replies: 54
Views: 5,283
Posted By Vics
Buy my Elmar-C....

Buy my Elmar-C.
https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8362/8292794420_7fda40a50e_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/dCNJS9)Mabelton Elmar-C 90mm (https://flic.kr/p/dCNJS9) by Vic Stewart...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 02-06-2016
Replies: 1,712
Views: 319,437
Posted By Vics
Beginning of my return to Pentax and...

Beginning of my return to Pentax and Velvia.

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1469/24864131665_5d576eb892_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/DTab6g)
Blue Moon (https://flic.kr/p/DTab6g) by Vic Stewart...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 02-01-2016
Replies: 9
Views: 1,566
Posted By Vics
My 1971 first SLR was a Spotmatic, and I did love...

My 1971 first SLR was a Spotmatic, and I did love that that one, but replaced it later with a pair of K1000, which I still have and love. They are my "full circle" cameras for my old age.
Forum: RFF News 01-31-2016
Replies: 107
Views: 9,314
Posted By Vics
Yes,yes,yes!

Yes,yes,yes!
Forum: Travel 01-30-2016
Replies: 137
Views: 14,543
Posted By Vics
I tried it one year, only to learn that I'm not...

I tried it one year, only to learn that I'm not very comfortable with my Rollei. But you're right. Doisneau's Paris is definitive. I'd like to see what NY Dan would bring back!
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 01-28-2016
Replies: 59
Views: 15,190
Posted By Vics
https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3767/11075115514_89...

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3767/11075115514_89cf87c1de_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/hSERZu)Birdland (https://flic.kr/p/hSERZu) by Vic Stewart (https://www.flickr.com/photos/srca_house/), on...
Forum: Travel 01-27-2016
Replies: 137
Views: 14,543
Posted By Vics
Best photo-walking city I've ever visited! When I...

Best photo-walking city I've ever visited! When I go, I take one camera with a 50mm or its equivalent.
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-27-2016
Replies: 92
Views: 5,915
Posted By Vics
Except for the first two (Yashica 12, Canon VT)...

Except for the first two (Yashica 12, Canon VT) I've kept all my cameras over 48 years of shooting. Now in my old age I'm enjoying taking them up in turn and shooting them again, bringing up all...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 01-26-2016
Replies: 53
Views: 5,786
Posted By Vics
I couldn't disagree more. Start with the...

I couldn't disagree more. Start with the EL-Nikkor 50mm f2.8. It's a legendary lens, but plentiful and not too much money. A junk lens will produce bad results.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-24-2016
Replies: 101
Views: 8,784
Posted By Vics
https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5528/10719258473_8e...

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5528/10719258473_8e1f023b27_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/hke16g)Lucerne 04 (https://flic.kr/p/hke16g) by Vic Stewart (https://www.flickr.com/photos/srca_house/), on...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 01-23-2016
Replies: 9
Views: 1,222
Posted By Vics
Now add a shot of the Apollo Theater. It's too...

Now add a shot of the Apollo Theater. It's too funky in here!
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-23-2016
Replies: 103
Views: 6,818
Posted By Vics
1983 Renault Alliance and all the lenses I own...

1983 Renault Alliance and all the lenses I own longer than 75mm.
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 01-22-2016
Replies: 10
Views: 1,495
Posted By Vics
I, too, used to make postcards using the Ilford...

I, too, used to make postcards using the Ilford 4x6 purpose made RC sheets. People seemed mystified by mine...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 01-22-2016
Replies: 10
Views: 1,495
Posted By Vics
When I HAD to give up printing a couple of years...

When I HAD to give up printing a couple of years ago, I was forced to think hard about all this. I first had to come to grips with the fact that I'm not a real great photographer. Once that was...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-22-2016
Replies: 1,712
Views: 319,437
Posted By Vics
https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1452/24099669269_db...

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1452/24099669269_dbda5abb61_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/CHB748)IPA (https://flic.kr/p/CHB748) by Vic Stewart (https://www.flickr.com/photos/srca_house/), on Flickr
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 01-21-2016
Replies: 12
Views: 1,748
Posted By Vics
I had an MX and a 3.5F. I needed to sell one of...

I had an MX and a 3.5F. I needed to sell one of them and chose the latter, because I liked the MX better. I found them both to be somewhat repair-prone. I just send it in as things come up. It's part...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 01-20-2016
Replies: 6
Views: 1,563
Posted By Vics
I have one just like yours. For black and white...

I have one just like yours. For black and white films, I keep a medium yellow filter on all the time. I really recommend shooting without film for an afternoon at first if you haven't used a TLR...
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-19-2016
Replies: 5,460
Views: 483,625
Posted By Vics
https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1452/24099669269_db...

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1452/24099669269_dbda5abb61_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/CHB748)IPA (https://flic.kr/p/CHB748) by Vic Stewart (https://www.flickr.com/photos/srca_house/), on...
Forum: Travel 01-19-2016
Replies: 26
Views: 2,237
Posted By Vics
Take it out of the plastic cans, use zip-lock...

Take it out of the plastic cans, use zip-lock freezer bags. It will take up less space and make it easier (quicker) for security people. If you're worried about moisture, put desiccants in the bags.
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 01-18-2016
Replies: 12
Views: 1,398
Posted By Vics
WOW!!!!!! My grandfather, William Elby Allen, was...

WOW!!!!!! My grandfather, William Elby Allen, was born in Honey Grove in 1882. One doesn't often hear much about that place. Fannin County?
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-17-2016
Replies: 10
Views: 1,281
Posted By Vics
What camera?

What camera?
Forum: Fuji Digital General Discussion 01-17-2016
Replies: 33
Views: 5,898
Posted By Vics
I liked it a lot. I spent two summers in San Juan...

I liked it a lot. I spent two summers in San Juan in my youth ('65, '69) and this video depicts Puerto Rico as I knew it quite well. Of course there was no skateboarding back then...
Thanks for...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 01-14-2016
Replies: 42
Views: 4,746
Posted By Vics
Great cameras if you like 'em. I think the folks...

Great cameras if you like 'em. I think the folks who like them best are the ones who use them exclusively. The comments so far have only scratched the surface. It's a way of life!
Forum: Travel 01-14-2016
Replies: 57
Views: 6,298
Posted By Vics
I miss Paris a lot. Alas, I probably won't get...

I miss Paris a lot. Alas, I probably won't get back there.
https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7426/10481780164_214678b373_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/gYeS4E)Pont des Arts, Paris (https://flic.kr/p/gYeS4E)...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-13-2016
Replies: 671
Views: 84,050
Posted By Vics
It's Tradition! My boat had that system and it...

It's Tradition! My boat had that system and it worked great. That's what boom vangs are for.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-13-2016
Replies: 94
Views: 17,551
Posted By Vics
Must have been a generational thing. He was a bit...

Must have been a generational thing. He was a bit older than my Dad, who always wore a suit and tie while working.
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 01-13-2016
Replies: 170
Views: 18,716
Posted By Vics
Nicely put.

Nicely put.
Forum: Help / Feedback forum 01-07-2016
Replies: 26
Views: 3,024
Posted By Vics
Problem never got fixed, yet my invisible ad...

Problem never got fixed, yet my invisible ad expired right on time. I won't renew again.
Forum: Digital Compacts 01-06-2016
Replies: 19
Views: 3,193
Posted By Vics
I bought, as a first digital, a Sony a200 and an...

I bought, as a first digital, a Sony a200 and an 18-50mm zoom for $189 from KEH.com. 6- or 7-yr-old 10mp cameras are cheap and quite capable. Here are some examples of body-only cameras. The lenses...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 01-06-2016
Replies: 33
Views: 4,144
Posted By Vics
I dunno, lots of petroleum products in there...

I dunno, lots of petroleum products in there...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 01-06-2016
Replies: 33
Views: 4,144
Posted By Vics
Patrick Bouvier shoots his Rollei along that...

Patrick Bouvier shoots his Rollei along that canal a lot. I'll ask him.
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 01-05-2016
Replies: 205
Views: 27,249
Posted By Vics
No. My M3 will have to do it for this lifetime....

No. My M3 will have to do it for this lifetime. (and that's OK)
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-03-2016
Replies: 4
Views: 1,017
Posted By Vics
Cameraquest.com? Are they still doing Nikon...

Cameraquest.com? Are they still doing Nikon repair?
https://cameraquest.com/repairs.htm
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-03-2016
Replies: 142
Views: 8,741
Posted By Vics
https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4135/4855922306_ae5...

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4135/4855922306_ae550822ec_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/8p6Swo)Love! (https://flic.kr/p/8p6Swo) by Vic Stewart (https://www.flickr.com/photos/srca_house/), on Flickr
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-03-2016
Replies: 167
Views: 28,635
Posted By Vics
I'm moving from "rarely" to "2-3 per month" as I...

I'm moving from "rarely" to "2-3 per month" as I shift back to film from my digi experiment. Nikon FM for Tri-x, Pentax K1000 for Velvia.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-02-2016
Replies: 1,712
Views: 319,437
Posted By Vics
Sony A200, Minolta AF 50mm f1.7 My son and his...

Sony A200, Minolta AF 50mm f1.7
My son and his wife at their daughter's Christening.
https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1564/23800450840_d93575fe27_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/CgawQG)Baptism...
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-02-2016
Replies: 46
Views: 3,794
Posted By Vics
I'm through with GAS (thank you, Gus Kahn). Now...

I'm through with GAS (thank you, Gus Kahn). Now I'll only be selling. Tried digital, didn't get me off, so back to Nikon FM and B&W film. Skinnin' back while the skinnin's good!
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-01-2016
Replies: 43
Views: 2,884
Posted By Vics
The old-timey way was Acufine....

The old-timey way was Acufine. http://www.freestylephoto.biz/16432-Acufine-Powder-Film-Developer-1-Quart
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 01-01-2016
Replies: 42
Views: 6,527
Posted By Vics
I think the Contax IIa is a great choice,...

I think the Contax IIa is a great choice, especially with a Sonnar 1.5/50 if you have it. I did it in 2003-2004 that way and it was great!
Forum: Help / Feedback forum 01-01-2016
Replies: 26
Views: 3,024
Posted By Vics
...and sure enough, it did slip away, and my ad...

...and sure enough, it did slip away, and my ad was invisible most of the time. When will this be fixed???
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 01-01-2016
Replies: 35
Views: 3,201
Posted By Vics
OK, that's going out to my entire address book.

OK, that's going out to my entire address book.
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 01-01-2016
Replies: 15
Views: 4,521
Posted By Vics
I set the infinity mark on the aperture I'm...

I set the infinity mark on the aperture I'm using, which, on my 35mm lens, gives me about 16 feet. The DOF is about 8 feet to inf. I can then fudge it in closer or just quickly focus on the subject....
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-31-2015
Replies: 15
Views: 2,515
Posted By Vics
If you buy an M3, be sure that the rangefinder is...

If you buy an M3, be sure that the rangefinder is bright with good contrast. Mine is difficult to focus, and can't be repaired, due to damaged silvering in the main prism.
Forum: RFF News 12-30-2015
Replies: 29
Views: 6,150
Posted By Vics
I saw it on the 26th Imax+3D, and I liked it a...

I saw it on the 26th Imax+3D, and I liked it a lot, but my eleven year old grandson pronounced it "the best movie ever made!" (He's never seen North Dallas Forty...)
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-22-2015
Replies: 12
Views: 1,239
Posted By Vics
When I refine the terms to just the E60, the...

When I refine the terms to just the E60, the selection is smaller, so hard to compare. What would be the native body for the E60?
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-22-2015
Replies: 12
Views: 1,239
Posted By Vics
Remarkable...

Remarkable indeed!
https://www.flickr.com/search/?text=summilux-r%2050mm
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 12-21-2015
Replies: 13
Views: 2,352
Posted By Vics
I'm seventy and have never had anything lost in...

I'm seventy and have never had anything lost in the mail. I used to go stand in line at the PO for work every day. Early on I got suspicious when a lady behind me said into her phone, "I've been...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-21-2015
Replies: 25
Views: 2,795
Posted By Vics
And judging from his flickr, that certainly holds...

And judging from his flickr, that certainly holds true for the OP. Fine work, Michael!
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-21-2015
Replies: 91
Views: 16,786
Posted By Vics
Collapsible, just back from overhaul by...

Collapsible, just back from overhaul by DAG
https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7394/16378133155_6da0ea82a1_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/qXhdo8)
Mural, Santa Rosa, California (https://flic.kr/p/qXhdo8) by Vic...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-21-2015
Replies: 105
Views: 11,511
Posted By Vics
The asp-c dslr cams come with the 18(28)-55(82)mm...

The asp-c dslr cams come with the 18(28)-55(82)mm kit lens, and most of the flickrati shoot them at 18 most of the time. I love time travel.
Forum: Nikon RF 12-20-2015
Replies: 38
Views: 4,679
Posted By Vics
Tri-X. That camera only has four controls: focus,...

Tri-X. That camera only has four controls: focus, shutter speed, aperture, and framing. My digital camera does the first two for me, so I control ISO, aperture and framing.
You'll determine ISO when...
Forum: Nikon RF 12-20-2015
Replies: 38
Views: 4,679
Posted By Vics
Definitely try it out with film! I buy it at...

Definitely try it out with film! I buy it at www.freestylephoto.biz
It may be ready to go to work. I also recommend Don Goldberg if you have a problem.
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-20-2015
Replies: 677
Views: 50,283
Posted By Vics
"That doesn't even LOOK like me!"

"That doesn't even LOOK like me!"
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 12-19-2015
Replies: 53
Views: 4,701
Posted By Vics
Much as I loved my M3, I must admit I was always...

Much as I loved my M3, I must admit I was always nervous that I'd drop it or lose it. I've had to give up shooting film, and now use on old, inexpensive and easily replaceable entry-level DSLR. I've...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-18-2015
Replies: 48
Views: 2,847
Posted By Vics
Victory!!!

Victory!!!
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-16-2015
Replies: 4
Views: 1,009
Posted By Vics
Reticulation for sure. Was your rinse water a lot...

Reticulation for sure. Was your rinse water a lot cooler?
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-15-2015
Replies: 42
Views: 3,273
Posted By Vics
I bought a Sony DSLR a200 from KEH for $134 and a...

I bought a Sony DSLR a200 from KEH for $134 and a kit lens for $55. Great way to dip a toe into digital photography for $189. In new gear for cheap, the Nikon D3300 looks great at $400 incl kit lens.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-15-2015
Replies: 48
Views: 2,847
Posted By Vics
Oh, and don't grip it tightly when trying to...

Oh, and don't grip it tightly when trying to remove it. The idea is to keep it round while turning.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-15-2015
Replies: 48
Views: 2,847
Posted By Vics
Really the same thing, I just use a rubber...

Really the same thing, I just use a rubber kitchen glove. Also great for opening stubborn jar lids.
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-14-2015
Replies: 8,778
Views: 855,796
Posted By Vics
Yongnuo triggers for my Sony DSLR. Long wait from...

Yongnuo triggers for my Sony DSLR. Long wait from Hong Kong...
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 12-14-2015
Replies: 25
Views: 3,004
Posted By Vics
Anytime I go to book a cheap flight, then decide...

Anytime I go to book a cheap flight, then decide to wait, I go back and the fare is higher! I've learned to throw out the cookies after the first look...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-13-2015
Replies: 34
Views: 3,485
Posted By Vics
Contax IIIa, CZ Sonnar 1.5/50, Kodak Gold...

Contax IIIa, CZ Sonnar 1.5/50, Kodak Gold 200
https://farm7.staticflickr.com/6186/6067521836_0259b9de7b_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/afaCRs)Rural Cemetery (https://flic.kr/p/afaCRs) by Vic Stewart...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 12-13-2015
Replies: 88
Views: 11,002
Posted By Vics
I think a Barnack gives one the true Leica...

I think a Barnack gives one the true Leica experience as people of my generation daydreamed of it. I had a IIf for a weekend, and loved it but my wife kept asking, "Why do you need another Leica?" I...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-10-2015
Replies: 1,712
Views: 319,437
Posted By Vics
Sony a200, 18-55mm kit lens at...

Sony a200, 18-55mm kit lens at 24mm
https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5682/22847754653_eef4da98fc_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/ANYHsn)SR Mall (https://flic.kr/p/ANYHsn) by Vic Stewart...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 12-10-2015
Replies: 823
Views: 82,883
Posted By Vics
I was surprised to see a thread devoted to the...

I was surprised to see a thread devoted to the tightness of the focusing ring on the APO Summicron 50mm. More than one owner chimed in.
Forum: Zeiss Contax 12-09-2015
Replies: 21
Views: 2,893
Posted By Vics
As for lenses, try the W-Nikkor 2.5/35. Shoot...

As for lenses, try the W-Nikkor 2.5/35. Shoot long lenses on your F.
Forum: Large Format Film RF 12-09-2015
Replies: 18
Views: 2,750
Posted By Vics
Go get 'em Phil!

Go get 'em Phil!
Forum: Help / Feedback forum 12-07-2015
Replies: 26
Views: 3,024
Posted By Vics
As an advertiser, it's worrisome because the...

As an advertiser, it's worrisome because the holiday shopping season is slipping away!
Forum: Help / Feedback forum 12-07-2015
Replies: 26
Views: 3,024
Posted By Vics
This problem persists. In lenses, my ad is 24th...

This problem persists. In lenses, my ad is 24th in line. Therefore, if someone places one more lens ad, mine will disappear. And I just renewed it!
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 12-07-2015
Replies: 111
Views: 13,220
Posted By Vics
I have waaay too many cameras, and I can't use...

I have waaay too many cameras, and I can't use film anymore, but my lustful eye wanders most often to my M3. It's just the best camera I've ever owned.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-07-2015
Replies: 126
Views: 11,109
Posted By Vics
I can't shoot film anymore, but for fondling, my...

I can't shoot film anymore, but for fondling, my fave is the Nikon FM.
Forum: Cameras in the Movies / TV / Media 12-05-2015
Replies: 7
Views: 4,113
Posted By Vics
The portrait of Stock, The Photojournalist, by...

The portrait of Stock, The Photojournalist, by Andreas Feininger shows him with a Barnack of some kind, but it may have been Feininger's camera, I suppose.
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 12-02-2015
Replies: 33
Views: 4,111
Posted By Vics
Amen from a recovering gearhead...

Amen from a recovering gearhead...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-28-2015
Replies: 65
Views: 5,033
Posted By Vics
Yeah, it's gonna be the D3300 for me. great VF,...

Yeah, it's gonna be the D3300 for me. great VF, hi-res sensor, and the option of going old school with Nikkor ai glass in Manual mode and sunny 16. They were so cheap for black Friday! And me with no...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-27-2015
Replies: 65
Views: 5,033
Posted By Vics
I don't like the Sony finders.

I don't like the Sony finders.
Forum: Leica SL 11-23-2015
Replies: 41
Views: 6,802
Posted By Vics
I quoted this to everyone I know!

I quoted this to everyone I know!
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-22-2015
Replies: 47
Views: 6,484
Posted By Vics
Someone upstream had the 35 f2. I'd love to have...

Someone upstream had the 35 f2. I'd love to have one of those!
Here's one from the 35-70mm f4
https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7594/16886170231_8a9f3f28be_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/rJb374)First day of...
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-22-2015
Replies: 5,460
Views: 483,625
Posted By Vics
I hope I haven't posted this here...

I hope I haven't posted this here before...
https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8726/16873414536_6fa86e7b53_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/rH3Ehh)San Francisco, CA (https://flic.kr/p/rH3Ehh) by Vic Stewart...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 11-19-2015
Replies: 43
Views: 3,856
Posted By Vics
I never have made notes, often to my dismay. Now...

I never have made notes, often to my dismay. Now I've been through so many combinations, that after 47 years of this, I see now that it just doesn't matter what camera I use. All my pictures look...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 11-19-2015
Replies: 43
Views: 3,856
Posted By Vics
I found myself in Normandy a few years back with...

I found myself in Normandy a few years back with my Rolleiflex, and I just wasn't comfortable. I then bought an old Canon P&S at a boot sale for...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-16-2015
Replies: 53
Views: 3,591
Posted By Vics
https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7426/10481780164_21...

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7426/10481780164_214678b373_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/gYeS4E)Pont des Arts, Paris (https://flic.kr/p/gYeS4E) by Vic Stewart (https://www.flickr.com/photos/srca_house/),...
Forum: Zeiss Contax 11-16-2015
Replies: 8
Views: 1,375
Posted By Vics
My IIIa had this happen. the lug just came out,...

My IIIa had this happen. the lug just came out, intact. I got it repaired for $35. It's held in with a set screw. The screw had not been properly installed. When I used one end of the strap to pull...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-16-2015
Replies: 1,712
Views: 319,437
Posted By Vics
https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8641/16667829919_9e...

https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8641/16667829919_9e57099e78_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/roSZ8V)San Francisco (https://flic.kr/p/roSZ8V) by Vic Stewart (https://www.flickr.com/photos/srca_house/), on...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-15-2015
Replies: 12
Views: 1,087
Posted By Vics
I think you have to press on it then move it, no?

I think you have to press on it then move it, no?
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 11-15-2015
Replies: 111
Views: 13,220
Posted By Vics
Exactly. Two times!

Exactly. Two times!
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-15-2015
Replies: 53
Views: 3,591
Posted By Vics
1979 Pentax...

1979 Pentax K1000
https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5550/18193417664_dd3308e91d_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/tHG2dU)Venus (https://flic.kr/p/tHG2dU) by Vic Stewart...
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-15-2015
Replies: 103
Views: 7,139
Posted By Vics
OK, if we're doubling down, I want to add my...

OK, if we're doubling down, I want to add my Rollei MX.
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 11-15-2015
Replies: 5
Views: 1,423
Posted By Vics
I find transport to be the most common problem...

I find transport to be the most common problem with my MX. Maybe send it to Harry Fleenor. http://www.rolleirepairs.com/
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-15-2015
Replies: 47
Views: 6,484
Posted By Vics
35-70mm...

35-70mm f4
https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8826/17071412011_3322a86ff1_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/s1xs2R)Becca (https://flic.kr/p/s1xs2R) by Vic Stewart (https://www.flickr.com/photos/srca_house/), on...
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-15-2015
Replies: 103
Views: 7,139
Posted By Vics
I'd go straight back to my M3 w/coll 'cron....

I'd go straight back to my M3 w/coll 'cron. sigh...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-14-2015
Replies: 47
Views: 6,484
Posted By Vics
100-200mm...

100-200mm f4.5
https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8593/15854455812_8f5aa7ceca_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/qa1emq)Roofer (https://flic.kr/p/qa1emq) by Vic Stewart (https://www.flickr.com/photos/srca_house/),...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-14-2015
Replies: 47
Views: 6,484
Posted By Vics
50mm...

50mm f1.7
https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8623/15926973506_ab2d41825a_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/qgpUku)Sisters (https://flic.kr/p/qgpUku) by Vic Stewart (https://www.flickr.com/photos/srca_house/), on...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 11-12-2015
Replies: 25
Views: 2,112
Posted By Vics
If you find 2.8 fast enough, I'm not sure you'll...

If you find 2.8 fast enough, I'm not sure you'll find the others to be a real upgrade from your Summaron 2.8/35.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 11-12-2015
Replies: 25
Views: 2,112
Posted By Vics
To see the characteristics of all the 'cron...

To see the characteristics of all the 'cron 35s,
http://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=97129&highlight=summicron+35mm
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 11-12-2015
Replies: 25
Views: 2,112
Posted By Vics
Is your Summaron an f3.5 or f2.8?

Is your Summaron an f3.5 or f2.8?
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 11-09-2015
Replies: 42
Views: 4,093
Posted By Vics
Ah. My mistake brought on by the fact that my...

Ah. My mistake brought on by the fact that my W-Nikkor 35mm was designed for the Nikonos as well, per this from Wiikipedia:"Nikon also created two lenses for use both above and under water, and one...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 11-09-2015
Replies: 42
Views: 4,093
Posted By Vics
I'm shooting my w-nikkor 2.5/35 on my m3 via...

I'm shooting my w-nikkor 2.5/35 on my m3 via Amadeo adapter.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 11-09-2015
Replies: 42
Views: 4,093
Posted By Vics
Is it S-mount (Nikon RF)? If so, Amadeo's adapter...

Is it S-mount (Nikon RF)? If so, Amadeo's adapter would work, I think.
http://www.amedeo.muscelli.net/
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 11-09-2015
Replies: 42
Views: 4,093
Posted By Vics
CLA can be had at...

CLA can be had at http://www.dagcamera.com/store/c1/Featured_Products.html
His name is Don Goldberg, and he's the best.
Forum: Zeiss Contax 11-09-2015
Replies: 115
Views: 36,003
Posted By Vics
https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3826/9364942393_c46...

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3826/9364942393_c466c64535_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/fgxM72)La Seine (https://flic.kr/p/fgxM72) by Vic Stewart (https://www.flickr.com/photos/srca_house/), on Flickr
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 11-09-2015
Replies: 42
Views: 4,093
Posted By Vics
My Elmar-C is for sale in the classifieds here,...

My Elmar-C is for sale in the classifieds here, well within your budget.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 11-08-2015
Replies: 42
Views: 4,093
Posted By Vics
Look in the RFF classifieds...

Look in the RFF classifieds...
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-08-2015
Replies: 8,778
Views: 855,796
Posted By Vics
Yongyuo flash trigger for my Sony DSLR a200.

Yongyuo flash trigger for my Sony DSLR a200.
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 11-07-2015
Replies: 33
Views: 3,580
Posted By Vics
Excellent work, Dan. I think you're growing by...

Excellent work, Dan. I think you're growing by leaps and bounds this year. I loved the California series, too.
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 11-05-2015
Replies: 7
Views: 2,403
Posted By Vics
Perfectly sharp and crispy here. Flickr runs a...

Perfectly sharp and crispy here. Flickr runs a bit slower than it used to...
Forum: CSC : Digital Compact System Cameras - 11-05-2015
Replies: 27
Views: 4,079
Posted By Vics
Nikon D3300 with the 18-55 kit lens is tiny,...

Nikon D3300 with the 18-55 kit lens is tiny, relatively cheap, 24 mp sensor w/o AA filter. About $500 or less. I'm getting one as soon as I can sell some surplus Leica glass.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-04-2015
Replies: 65
Views: 5,033
Posted By Vics
My first foray into digital is similar, a Sony...

My first foray into digital is similar, a Sony a200 that I bought very cheap last year, but I want to print bigger, so I'm looking at the Nikon with its 24 mp sensor. It also has a great VF, and the...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 11-04-2015
Replies: 7
Views: 906
Posted By Vics
A life-long Rollei shooter told me I should wind...

A life-long Rollei shooter told me I should wind the film before each exposure, not after, just for this reason.
Me, I never had a problem either way. Enjoy your new Rollei. I loved shooting mine,...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-03-2015
Replies: 65
Views: 5,033
Posted By Vics
After 47 years of everything, Canon RF, Pentax,...

After 47 years of everything, Canon RF, Pentax, Minolta SLR, Nikon F, Rollei TLR, Leica M, My new happy place is bottom-of-the-line DSLR with its kit lens. Regardless of brand, they are really simple...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-03-2015
Replies: 671
Views: 84,050
Posted By Vics
https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5344/18657641189_fb...

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5344/18657641189_fb3dcb62b4_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/uqHhGM)Nice, Cote d'Azur (https://flic.kr/p/uqHhGM) by Vic Stewart...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-03-2015
Replies: 65
Views: 5,033
Posted By Vics
The Automat really needs a medium yellow filter...

The Automat really needs a medium yellow filter at least.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-02-2015
Replies: 17
Views: 1,676
Posted By Vics
https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5533/10616457505_f7...

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5533/10616457505_f769a324b8_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/hb97WM)Vietnam War Memorial, Closed, October, 2013 (https://flic.kr/p/hb97WM) by Vic Stewart...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 11-01-2015
Replies: 124
Views: 8,157
Posted By Vics
Not fogged. He was shooting through a slit in a...

Not fogged. He was shooting through a slit in a fence, and one of the boards got in the way.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-01-2015
Replies: 5
Views: 1,069
Posted By Vics
I bought an a200 for the same reason. I liked it...

I bought an a200 for the same reason. I liked it so much that I bought the DT 18-55mm 3.5-5.6 SAM II kit lens for $50 and what a joy to...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 11-01-2015
Replies: 124
Views: 8,157
Posted By Vics
The biggest surprise to me was the Stravinsky...

The biggest surprise to me was the Stravinsky picture. Not surprised that it was cropped, as I knew it was from a 4x5 neg, but just surprised to see the full frame! It is perhaps my favorite picture...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 11-01-2015
Replies: 124
Views: 8,157
Posted By Vics
I don't think the two Beatles pictures match...

I don't think the two Beatles pictures match either.
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 11-01-2015
Replies: 124
Views: 8,157
Posted By Vics
That's true. He only said that cropping wouldn't...

That's true. He only said that cropping wouldn't improve a bad photo. His contract with publishers was adamant on the subject.
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 10-31-2015
Replies: 124
Views: 8,157
Posted By Vics
Cartier-Bresson made it so.

Cartier-Bresson made it so.
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