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Forum: Repair / Camera Care 04-17-2019
Replies: 7
Views: 281
Posted By rjbuzzclick
It looks like one of the rail track guides for...

It looks like one of the rail track guides for inside the body. Look at the inside bottom panel. There's one guide for each rail and they go on the outside of the rail and have a slot on the edge for...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-21-2019
Replies: 1,555
Views: 275,472
Posted By rjbuzzclick
Handheld Pacemaker Speed Graphic, Optar 135mm,...

Handheld Pacemaker Speed Graphic, Optar 135mm, Fomapan 400. The Model A with an RH-10 6x7 film back, the AC Cobra is 4x5. Both developed in...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 07-27-2018
Replies: 3
Views: 259
Posted By rjbuzzclick
I believe that the member shutterfinger on APUG...

I believe that the member shutterfinger on APUG (sorry...photrio) has provided some info on repairing these curtains and might even do repairs.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-29-2018
Replies: 415
Views: 60,909
Posted By rjbuzzclick
https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5599/15276378208_53...

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5599/15276378208_5326d4f96b_b.jpg

https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2946/15276132249_221422f192_b.jpg
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-17-2018
Replies: 7
Views: 570
Posted By rjbuzzclick
I've shot a few rolls of Verichrome Pan from the...

I've shot a few rolls of Verichrome Pan from the late 1960's and early 1970's. Here's a couple, both expired in 1969, shot @ ASA 25, developed in Rodinal for 20-50% over the recommended...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 04-09-2018
Replies: 207
Views: 9,070
Posted By rjbuzzclick
I saw something that said that the reflections on...

I saw something that said that the reflections on the front lens element were the dead giveaway.
Forum: Large Format Film RF 01-26-2018
Replies: 386
Views: 153,553
Posted By rjbuzzclick
Pacemaker Crown Graphic with a sliding-back "mug...

Pacemaker Crown Graphic with a sliding-back "mug shot" adapter, 250mm Tele-Optar and 90mm Optar lenses, Fomapan 400, expired Kodak Polycontrast F...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-26-2018
Replies: 39
Views: 3,136
Posted By rjbuzzclick
https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2944/15204829187_67...

https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2944/15204829187_67a12172af_b.jpg

https://farm1.staticflickr.com/598/20803620414_511660910d_b.jpg
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 12-19-2017
Replies: 37
Views: 1,887
Posted By rjbuzzclick
You could also try a food dehydrator. That would...

You could also try a food dehydrator. That would give you a stable temperature that's lower than an oven could do (< 200f). I used to use one a lot to bake old analog reel-to-reel tapes to restore...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-01-2017
Replies: 5
Views: 557
Posted By rjbuzzclick
I've used a fine point Sharpie marker on 4x5...

I've used a fine point Sharpie marker on 4x5 ground glass. I bet a softer sharp pencil on the ground side would work well too.
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 10-13-2017
Replies: 29
Views: 1,880
Posted By rjbuzzclick
When I first started shooting 4x5 I only made...

When I first started shooting 4x5 I only made contact prints. I just used a 7w nightlight bulb about 4'-5' or more above the paper. Printing times varied but from what I remember were around 5-10...
Forum: Large Format Film RF 09-01-2017
Replies: 386
Views: 153,553
Posted By rjbuzzclick
Pacemaker Speed Graphic, 135mm Optar, Fomapan...

Pacemaker Speed Graphic, 135mm Optar, Fomapan 100:
https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4324/35719383722_7c40d4da2b_z.jpg

Pacemaker Speed Graphic (handheld), Optar 135mm, Fomapan...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 08-29-2017
Replies: 2
Views: 698
Posted By rjbuzzclick
I have this issue with a Koni-Omega Rapid M. It...

I have this issue with a Koni-Omega Rapid M. It needs a longer plunger in order to trip. My only advice is to keep an eye out for the cable releases that have an adjustable depth on the plunger, or...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-24-2017
Replies: 53
Views: 5,680
Posted By rjbuzzclick
Zeiss Ikon Contaflex II, it looks exactly like...

Zeiss Ikon Contaflex II, it looks exactly like mine. Might also fit a Contaflex I, but don't know about the later models.
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 11-23-2016
Replies: 5
Views: 1,245
Posted By rjbuzzclick
Roger, Speaking of drinks (and apologies for the...

Roger,

Speaking of drinks (and apologies for the off-topic post), I made your Holy Water Vodka a while back. It's...interesting, but as it ages(?) it has kind of grown on me.
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 10-11-2016
Replies: 13
Views: 1,591
Posted By rjbuzzclick
No bad...two 35mm rolls, two 4x5 sheets of ortho...

No bad...two 35mm rolls, two 4x5 sheets of ortho litho film, and another sheet of 4x5 AristaEDU.
Forum: Large Format Film RF 09-27-2016
Replies: 386
Views: 153,553
Posted By rjbuzzclick
Crown Graphic, Ilex Paragon 6.5" Anastigmat,...

Crown Graphic, Ilex Paragon 6.5" Anastigmat, Arista Ortho Litho film:

https://c3.staticflickr.com/9/8200/29850492722_0d1b8f1bb0_b.jpg
Forum: Large Format Film RF 09-16-2016
Replies: 386
Views: 153,553
Posted By rjbuzzclick
Pre-Anniversary Speed Graphic, Carl Zeiss Jena...

Pre-Anniversary Speed Graphic, Carl Zeiss Jena 15cm, 4x5 paper negative:

https://c2.staticflickr.com/9/8260/29591619225_ea1620c4a3_b.jpg
Forum: Digital Compacts 09-16-2016
Replies: 48
Views: 2,860
Posted By rjbuzzclick
Canon WP-1 (film). Canon states that it's...

Canon WP-1 (film). Canon states that it's weatherproof, not waterproof, but I've had mine underwater to at least 5ft with no problems. I've not used it in the snow, but I would think it would handle...
Forum: Digital Compacts 06-18-2016
Replies: 29
Views: 2,906
Posted By rjbuzzclick
I use two camera apps, ProCam and Shoot (both...

I use two camera apps, ProCam and Shoot (both made by the same company). Both of them have the option of outputting to .tiff format, in addition to giving you more manual control over the camera in...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 05-01-2016
Replies: 12
Views: 1,550
Posted By rjbuzzclick
I've never taken a Bessa apart, but on most...

I've never taken a Bessa apart, but on most cameras, the rewind button is just a plastic cap that sits on small post inside the camera. It's held in place by the bottom plate. If/when it falls out...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-26-2016
Replies: 24
Views: 1,996
Posted By rjbuzzclick
Thanks! I wish I'd actually thought it up on...

Thanks! I wish I'd actually thought it up on purpose! :D
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-26-2016
Replies: 24
Views: 1,996
Posted By rjbuzzclick
Forgetting to flip the dark slide after exposing...

Forgetting to flip the dark slide after exposing a paper negative. Luckily, I like the double exposure better than the two individual ones!...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-09-2016
Replies: 33
Views: 3,038
Posted By rjbuzzclick
Verichrome Pan 120 (expired 1969) in an Ansco...

Verichrome Pan 120 (expired 1969) in an Ansco Buster Brown 6x9 box camera (c.1916-1920). Film was shot at EI20 and developed in...
Forum: Large Format Film RF 01-14-2016
Replies: 28
Views: 4,708
Posted By rjbuzzclick
One thing to keep in mind if it matters to you......

One thing to keep in mind if it matters to you... The slowest shutter speed on a Pacemaker Speed Graphic focal plane shutter is 1/30. There is also the T setting.

An Anniversary Speed Graphic will...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-07-2016
Replies: 47
Views: 10,944
Posted By rjbuzzclick
I shoot it at 250 and develop it in Rodinal 1+50...

I shoot it at 250 and develop it in Rodinal 1+50 for 11:00 at 68f.
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 12-31-2015
Replies: 16
Views: 3,582
Posted By rjbuzzclick
Three from me... Zorki 4,...

Three from me...

Zorki 4, HP5+:
https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2855/11659138434_822b0226d0_o.jpg

Zorki 4, Fomapan 400:
https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5686/20539863155_16f9f7e499_o.jpg

Fed 2,...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-14-2015
Replies: 88
Views: 9,632
Posted By rjbuzzclick
https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3773/10251764175_d5...

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3773/10251764175_d57741a9e0_o.jpg
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 12-08-2015
Replies: 3
Views: 1,275
Posted By rjbuzzclick
I can't give you an accurate answer from...

I can't give you an accurate answer from experience as I only have 120 backs for my Koni. Thinking through it though, the only risk should be that the frame spacing would be a little wider due to the...
Forum: Argus RF 12-04-2015
Replies: 17
Views: 3,387
Posted By rjbuzzclick
Not so surprising if you think that C3's weren't...

Not so surprising if you think that C3's weren't really used as interchangeable lens cameras. There's only one 50mm lens available for the C3, unlike other mounts where folks will own multiple...
Forum: Argus RF 12-03-2015
Replies: 17
Views: 3,387
Posted By rjbuzzclick
I suspect that there is no "standard" for the...

I suspect that there is no "standard" for the lens mounting ring in the camera. When assembling the cameras, they used the set screws on the front of the lens to adjust that specific lens for that...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 11-17-2015
Replies: 25
Views: 3,209
Posted By rjbuzzclick
I have a Kiev 6C with the Vega 12B lens and the...

I have a Kiev 6C with the Vega 12B lens and the left-handed shutter button. I have had frame spacing issues with Fuji films, but have been fine with Fomapan. My metered prism worked fine and was...
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 10-22-2015
Replies: 563
Views: 83,553
Posted By rjbuzzclick
FP-100C in a Speed...

FP-100C in a Speed Graphic:

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7363/9403123177_86eeb50b73_o.jpg

https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8081/8372854201_14815c0f62_o.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-19-2015
Replies: 32
Views: 2,521
Posted By rjbuzzclick
https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7484/16146472682_1d...

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7484/16146472682_1da31fce63_o.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-09-2015
Replies: 371
Views: 50,630
Posted By rjbuzzclick
Yes, they're cartridge pens. I bought some...

Yes, they're cartridge pens. I bought some refills a few years ago and the design of the cartridge had changed a little, but I could still find them. I don't remember what I paid for them, but...
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 10-07-2015
Replies: 563
Views: 83,553
Posted By rjbuzzclick
I did some searching and the unit I had was a...

I did some searching and the unit I had was a "Kalimar Strobe A" for instamatic cameras:

https://img0.etsystatic.com/011/0/6538476/il_570xN.435465172_12q8.jpg

I opened the unit up, unsoldered the...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-07-2015
Replies: 371
Views: 50,630
Posted By rjbuzzclick
Thanks for the response. I'll do some searching...

Thanks for the response. I'll do some searching around and have another go with them.
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 10-06-2015
Replies: 563
Views: 83,553
Posted By rjbuzzclick
There are also electronic flashes that were made...

There are also electronic flashes that were made to replace flash cubes. I had one working on a Big Shot for a while. It was a bit of a kludge to get it to sit behind the flash diffuser on the...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-02-2015
Replies: 371
Views: 50,630
Posted By rjbuzzclick
Here are a couple of Sheaffer pens I picked up in...

Here are a couple of Sheaffer pens I picked up in my early teens (30+ years ago). They were cheap and I always figured that they were the equivalent of the Kodak camera they're pictured with. They...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 10-01-2015
Replies: 625
Views: 159,384
Posted By rjbuzzclick
I'll chip in: Contax T2, Eastman Double-X,...

I'll chip in:

Contax T2, Eastman Double-X, Rodinal:
https://farm1.staticflickr.com/748/21585600688_3ec3f226fb_o.jpg

https://farm1.staticflickr.com/505/18053186933_b53d521266_o.jpg

Canon WP-1,...
Forum: Argus RF 09-16-2015
Replies: 24
Views: 6,438
Posted By rjbuzzclick
Nice photos. I also looked through your Flickr C3...

Nice photos. I also looked through your Flickr C3 album and there's nice stuff in there too.

You're welcome. Rick's site is a wealth of info and illustrations for camera tinkerers.

I think the...
Forum: Argus RF 09-10-2015
Replies: 24
Views: 6,438
Posted By rjbuzzclick
Rick Oleson has a great page on the C3, including...

Rick Oleson has a great page on the C3, including how to adjust the rangefinder:

http://rick_oleson.tripod.com/index-86.html
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 08-31-2015
Replies: 10
Views: 1,744
Posted By rjbuzzclick
A Beseler motor base might work better as the...

A Beseler motor base might work better as the print drums are smaller so the wheels are closer together.
Forum: Large Format Film RF 08-05-2015
Replies: 386
Views: 153,553
Posted By rjbuzzclick
Thank you Lou! A Graflex SLR has been on my...

Thank you Lou!



A Graflex SLR has been on my camera wish list for a while, I just haven't found the right one yet. I agree about the contrast, but you handled the highlights in the metal very well...
Forum: Large Format Film RF 08-04-2015
Replies: 386
Views: 153,553
Posted By rjbuzzclick
Graflex 25cm Tele-Optar, Fomapan 100 (AristaEDU)...

Graflex 25cm Tele-Optar, Fomapan 100 (AristaEDU) in Rodinal 1+50:

https://farm1.staticflickr.com/523/19876937231_1c030ea9a5_o.jpg
Forum: Large Format Film RF 08-04-2015
Replies: 36
Views: 5,436
Posted By rjbuzzclick
I started with a Pacemaker Speed Graphic, which I...

I started with a Pacemaker Speed Graphic, which I still use. I developed my film using a Beseler print drum by rolling it back and forth on a 2x4 as I didn't have a motor base. I also didn't have an...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 07-19-2015
Replies: 18
Views: 4,546
Posted By rjbuzzclick
Another triple from me: Zeiss Ikon 518/16 with an...

Another triple from me: Zeiss Ikon 518/16 with an f/3.5 Novar Anastigmat (OK, not a TLR, but a triplet anyway...):

https://farm1.staticflickr.com/475/19483637200_13ba0a06dc_o.jpg
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 07-18-2015
Replies: 18
Views: 4,546
Posted By rjbuzzclick
A triplet of triplets from Yashikor...

A triplet of triplets from Yashikor...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 07-16-2015
Replies: 1
Views: 1,139
Posted By rjbuzzclick
Open the back and work the sprockets forward with...

Open the back and work the sprockets forward with your thumb. If that doesn't make it pop out, try taking the bottom plate off and see if there's some reason it's sticking. Beyond that it might be...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 06-06-2015
Replies: 44
Views: 4,053
Posted By rjbuzzclick
https://c2.staticflickr.com/4/3944/15319036558_14e...

https://c2.staticflickr.com/4/3944/15319036558_14ef987f30_o.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/pkG4RY)
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-27-2015
Replies: 2,660
Views: 786,623
Posted By rjbuzzclick
Interesting, thanks for the info. I'll list it as...

Interesting, thanks for the info. I'll list it as part of my retirement fund! :p
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-26-2015
Replies: 2,660
Views: 786,623
Posted By rjbuzzclick
It it rare? I don't know myself. I found it at a...

It it rare? I don't know myself. I found it at a thrift store and then started stumbling on all of the other bits here and there. It does seem to be a highly adaptable camera.
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 05-22-2015
Replies: 7
Views: 1,512
Posted By rjbuzzclick
On FED's and Zorki's with an RF cam that's wedge...

On FED's and Zorki's with an RF cam that's wedge shaped, pivoting the cam adjusts close focus. Here's a page that describes it:

http://jay.fedka.com/index_files/Page422.htm

Lenses should always be...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-18-2015
Replies: 2,660
Views: 786,623
Posted By rjbuzzclick
A couple of my misfits: a Zeiss Ikon Contaflex II...

A couple of my misfits: a Zeiss Ikon Contaflex II with Teleskop 1.7x, and a Miranda G with 28/50/135 lenses, T-Mount (?) screw-thread adapter, flash bracket, meter, prism, critical focus prism, and a...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 04-09-2015
Replies: 189
Sticky: Rolleinar?
Views: 121,830
Posted By rjbuzzclick
Not a Rolleinar, but a set of Yashica Bay 1...

Not a Rolleinar, but a set of Yashica Bay 1 close-up lenses on a Yahsica D:

https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8153/7409281590_d02c72dd2f_o.jpg
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-09-2015
Replies: 44
Views: 9,754
Posted By rjbuzzclick
I recently shot four 4x5 sheets of Fomapan 100...

I recently shot four 4x5 sheets of Fomapan 100 (AristaEDU) @50, of the same subject at the same exposure. Two were developed with Rodinal 1+25 in a rotary print drum, one with a pre-soak, and one...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-08-2015
Replies: 44
Views: 9,754
Posted By rjbuzzclick
I'm standardizing on (AristaEDU branded) Fomapan...

I'm standardizing on (AristaEDU branded) Fomapan 100 and 400 in 35mm, 120, and 4x5, developed in Rodinal. I seem to have some occasional pinhole issues in 4x5, but not in smaller formats. I'm still...
Forum: Olympus RF 03-27-2015
Replies: 328
Views: 68,478
Posted By rjbuzzclick
XA, Eastman Double-X,...

XA, Eastman Double-X, Rodinal:

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7484/16146472682_1da31fce63_o.jpg
Forum: Olympus RF 03-27-2015
Replies: 328
Views: 68,478
Posted By rjbuzzclick
I really like this one.

I really like this one.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-27-2015
Replies: 496
Views: 140,166
Posted By rjbuzzclick
Ansco Buster Brown #2 box camera (c.1916-1920),...

Ansco Buster Brown #2 box camera (c.1916-1920), Kodak Verichrome Pan (exp. 1969), developed in...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-17-2015
Replies: 9
Views: 2,009
Posted By rjbuzzclick
Just to clarify, the notch codes are on the short...

Just to clarify, the notch codes are on the short edge of the film. The emulsion will be facing you when the notches are in the upper RIGHT corner with the film in portrait orientation. If you hold...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 03-06-2015
Replies: 13
Views: 4,556
Posted By rjbuzzclick
On my Yashica D I use a pair of 34mm generic lens...

On my Yashica D I use a pair of 34mm generic lens caps, one for each lens.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 03-04-2015
Replies: 38
Views: 4,201
Posted By rjbuzzclick
There are versions of the Canon Dial 35 (first...

There are versions of the Canon Dial 35 (first version) that are branded "Bell & Howell/Canon Dial 35". The Sub Club website mentions them:

http://www.subclub.org/shop/canon.htm
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 03-02-2015
Replies: 38
Views: 4,201
Posted By rjbuzzclick
It does not allow rapid fire. You have to press...

It does not allow rapid fire. You have to press the shutter at each frame. There are also Bell & Howell branded versions of the same camera.
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 02-11-2015
Replies: 168
Views: 16,961
Posted By rjbuzzclick
Shutter lag is one of my biggest complaints with...

Shutter lag is one of my biggest complaints with P&S cameras. The Contax T2 is pretty good in this regard, but expensive. If you can work with zone focussing, the Olympus XA2 has no shutter lag at...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-26-2014
Replies: 258
Views: 35,553
Posted By rjbuzzclick
Thanks Lynn. How do you like the MZ-5 in use?...

Thanks Lynn. How do you like the MZ-5 in use? I've never used one but have a lingering interest. I generally prefer more mechanical cameras but found that with a Canon ELAN 7e I have, I get on better...
Forum: Chris Crawford 12-26-2014
Replies: 2,526
Views: 365,744
Posted By rjbuzzclick
I really like the sunset color reflected in the...

I really like the sunset color reflected in the windows.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-19-2014
Replies: 258
Views: 35,553
Posted By rjbuzzclick
K1000, 100/2.8, Fomapan [email protected] in...

K1000, 100/2.8, Fomapan [email protected] in Rodinal:

https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8646/15991013725_d8ab4c7768_o.jpg
Forum: Large Format Film RF 11-07-2014
Replies: 386
Views: 153,553
Posted By rjbuzzclick
Yeah, I have to agree with you. Here's an example...

Yeah, I have to agree with you. Here's an example from an Optar 90mm, also with the Speed Graphic on Fomapan 100:

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5599/15276378208_75dd510313_o.jpg
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 11-06-2014
Replies: 7
Views: 1,612
Posted By rjbuzzclick
Another Koni-Omega shooter here, they're great...

Another Koni-Omega shooter here, they're great cameras if you can get on with them. I tend to use mine more in the winter because they're easy to operate without taking off my gloves.

Some...
Forum: Zeiss Contax 10-25-2014
Replies: 16
Views: 2,909
Posted By rjbuzzclick
I also have a T2 I recently found in a thrift...

I also have a T2 I recently found in a thrift store (in a plastic baggie with another Kodak P&S) for a great price. It was quite a surprise! Check Butkus' site for the manual.

The deal with f/2.8...
Forum: Argus RF 10-23-2014
Replies: 21
Views: 10,046
Posted By rjbuzzclick
Beautiful work! I have one Matchmatic and it's...

Beautiful work!



I have one Matchmatic and it's really not too hard to figure out the numbers. The shutter speeds are 1/10-1/300 just like the five speed standard C3's, and the aperture range is...
Forum: Large Format Film RF 10-22-2014
Replies: 386
Views: 153,553
Posted By rjbuzzclick
Speed Graphic, Optar 135mm lens, expired Arista...

Speed Graphic, Optar 135mm lens, expired Arista 125 film:

https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2948/15412048341_2409ca4752_o.jpg
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-23-2014
Replies: 19
Views: 1,503
Posted By rjbuzzclick
Zeiss Ikon Contaflex II Miranda G (but neither...

Zeiss Ikon Contaflex II
Miranda G
(but neither are in the finder)
Wards am551 (rebranded Konica Auto S2)
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-05-2014
Replies: 49
Views: 7,781
Posted By rjbuzzclick
Elderly Gentleman: Is that for a telescope? Me...

Elderly Gentleman: Is that for a telescope?
Me (with tripod): No, it's for a camera.
EG: This parking lot would be a good spot for that, a clear view.
Me: Yes it would.
EG: I don't want to brag...
Forum: Other RF 08-06-2014
Replies: 5
Views: 1,752
Posted By rjbuzzclick
Put a ground glass or frosted tape across the...

Put a ground glass or frosted tape across the film gate on your Retina, put the shutter on B or T, and compare the view with the external viewfinder to see how close they are.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-05-2014
Replies: 49
Views: 8,930
Posted By rjbuzzclick
Don't be too sure of...

Don't be too sure of that!:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mars_Climate_Orbiter

:D
Forum: Scale Focus 35's 05-07-2014
Replies: 13
Views: 2,085
Posted By rjbuzzclick
In my case it was something that was bent while...

In my case it was something that was bent while pulling the lens in and out, and wouldn't allow the lenst to twist and lock in the out position. I think it cost maybe $100-$125.
Forum: Scale Focus 35's 05-06-2014
Replies: 13
Views: 2,085
Posted By rjbuzzclick
Harry Fleenor above fixed a Rollei 35 of mine six...

Harry Fleenor above fixed a Rollei 35 of mine six or seven years ago. It was gone around three months before I got it back which was expected based on what I'd researched. Top notch work however,...
Forum: Tom Abrahamsson of RapidWinder.com 05-01-2014
Replies: 36
Views: 5,934
Posted By rjbuzzclick
How do you folks that fly with 4x5 film deal with...

How do you folks that fly with 4x5 film deal with it? Do you take it in the manufacturers packaging (sealed or unsealed), or already loaded in film holders?
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-30-2014
Replies: 8,778
Views: 855,796
Posted By rjbuzzclick
I have two of these. On one of mine, the double...

I have two of these. On one of mine, the double exposure prevention mechanism was worn to a point that you could trip it with the shutter button without cocking the shutter. At that point you either...
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 04-18-2014
Replies: 29
Views: 2,613
Posted By rjbuzzclick
So they really are pushing the...

So they really are pushing the "feels-like-a-film-camera-vibe" aren't they? ;)

Does the fact that there's not a motor to arm the shutter contribute to a longer battery life, or will things like...
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 04-17-2014
Replies: 29
Views: 2,613
Posted By rjbuzzclick
Ah...so that's where they hid the scroll wheel!...

Ah...so that's where they hid the scroll wheel! That is a neat idea! Thanks! I've never see an R-D1 in person.

I really like the manual shutter cocking lever idea. I'll bet it makes the camera much...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 04-17-2014
Replies: 10
Views: 1,744
Posted By rjbuzzclick
Thanks everyone for taking the time to respond....

Thanks everyone for taking the time to respond. Ultimately, everyone's answer is correct for their own situation. I do like the idea of delivering a second print to the original restaurant and may go...
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 04-17-2014
Replies: 29
Views: 2,613
Posted By rjbuzzclick
Sorry if I wasn't clear. I know the camera has a...

Sorry if I wasn't clear. I know the camera has a manual winding lever for the shutter. I'm asking about the round "rewind knob" on the viewfinder end of the body (or I've completely misunderstood...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-17-2014
Replies: 43
Views: 4,909
Posted By rjbuzzclick
Sorry to hear about your situation. Best wishes...

Sorry to hear about your situation. Best wishes for your recovery.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-17-2014
Replies: 43
Views: 4,909
Posted By rjbuzzclick
This is AristaEDU 100 shot at 50, developed in...

This is AristaEDU 100 shot at 50, developed in Rodinal 1+50. This is medium format however, not 35mm (I also use it in 4x5) so may not be of much relevance to...
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 04-17-2014
Replies: 29
Views: 2,613
Posted By rjbuzzclick
What's the "film rewind" knob for on the...

What's the "film rewind" knob for on the R-D1?
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 04-17-2014
Replies: 10
Views: 1,744
Posted By rjbuzzclick
Is there a legal issue here?

Hi,

I'd like to get your opinions on this:

First off, I'm not a professional photographer, I don't sell prints, occasionally exhibit a few for fun, and also give prints as gifts to friends.

A...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 04-11-2014
Replies: 8
Views: 2,837
Posted By rjbuzzclick
Jupiter 9 (black version), FED 2, Eastman...

Jupiter 9 (black version), FED 2, Eastman Double-X:

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7264/13694521354_5517316e13.jpg

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/<a...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-10-2014
Replies: 36
Views: 2,939
Posted By rjbuzzclick
I had it happen to me last summer, but I just...

I had it happen to me last summer, but I just said "no thank you". I had my Koni-Omega with me and didn't feel like explaining it. I kind of wish I would have though, if only to see their reaction to...
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-08-2014
Replies: 81
Views: 5,860
Posted By rjbuzzclick
The tags have changed so that now when I click on...

The tags have changed so that now when I click on a tag I get everyone's photos that use that tag, not just the photos by the photographer I'm looking at. Does anyone know if there's a way to change...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 04-05-2014
Replies: 12
Views: 1,424
Posted By rjbuzzclick
Thank you very much, but go ahead and send it to...

Thank you very much, but go ahead and send it to Ron in the Netherlands. Since you're sending it off for free, it will cost you less than sending it to me, and will hopefully get one more Z4 back on...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 04-04-2014
Replies: 12
Views: 1,424
Posted By rjbuzzclick
Well that's insulting and entirely untrue...

Well that's insulting and entirely untrue and...oh...wait...

;)
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 04-03-2014
Replies: 12
Views: 1,424
Posted By rjbuzzclick
I would love to have it, but suspect that...

I would love to have it, but suspect that shipping over here to the U.S. would cost more than buying a working body in the states. It's a generous offer to us tinkerers however!
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-02-2014
Replies: 407
Views: 71,873
Posted By rjbuzzclick
Not sure if this fits, but here...

Not sure if this fits, but here goes...

https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2869/12146913923_451ddef1ff.jpg
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 04-02-2014
Replies: 12
Views: 1,536
Posted By rjbuzzclick
I'll toss in an experience I had a while back in...

I'll toss in an experience I had a while back in case you should run into it. I was shooting with two strobes with my DSLR. One strobe was cabled to the camera and the second one was firing with an...
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 03-10-2014
Replies: 11
Views: 1,737
Posted By rjbuzzclick
Expired film can be hit and miss. I would suggest...

Expired film can be hit and miss. I would suggest trying some fresh film to see if the problem persists. That should help narrow down the solution.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-07-2014
Replies: 192
Views: 30,576
Posted By rjbuzzclick
http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7333/12905759254_62d...

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7333/12905759254_62d749c88e_o.jpg
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 02-20-2014
Replies: 44
Views: 5,232
Posted By rjbuzzclick
Nice work, I've bookmarked it as well. When I...

Nice work, I've bookmarked it as well.

When I shot more with my 620 cameras, I would also do what ZF1 above does and just snip off the flanges of the 120 spool with a pair of scissors. Sometimes...
Forum: Fixed Lens 35mm RF 02-12-2014
Replies: 7
Views: 3,744
Posted By rjbuzzclick
If you just want to get to the shutter blades to...

If you just want to get to the shutter blades to try and get some naphtha on them, taking out the rear element may be the best. I've not had to dig into my beat-up QL17's shutter, but on other...
Forum: Fixed Lens 35mm RF 02-12-2014
Replies: 7
Views: 3,744
Posted By rjbuzzclick
The aperture ring needs to be turned off of "A"...

The aperture ring needs to be turned off of "A" for the camera to work in manual mode without batteries. The meter will not function in this setting even with a battery.

The 3-4 strokes winding is...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-10-2014
Replies: 34
Views: 8,972
Posted By rjbuzzclick
Handheld 4x5 Speed Graphic, #5 flashbulb, Kalart...

Handheld 4x5 Speed Graphic, #5 flashbulb, Kalart Speed Flash+Synchronizer, Optar 135mm lens, Fomapan 400. Scan fron an 8x10 print. Text (and dust!) added via transparency overlay while...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-22-2014
Replies: 32
Views: 3,646
Posted By rjbuzzclick
Last roll of 127 format...

Last roll of 127 format film:
http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3772/11932629753_8cec1289d2_o.jpg

http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5511/11889214276_2eb817e4c3_o.jpg
Forum: Large Format Film RF 01-03-2014
Replies: 2
Views: 1,314
Posted By rjbuzzclick
Do you have the correct bed focus scale for the...

Do you have the correct bed focus scale for the 203 lens? If not, it won't be usable anyway with the 203 so you can set your infinity stops wherever you want. The focus scale for the 203mm is P/N...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 01-03-2014
Replies: 7
Views: 1,100
Posted By rjbuzzclick
I have a KO Rapid M with the 60,90,180 and three...

I have a KO Rapid M with the 60,90,180 and three backs. I found a shoulder bag that holds everything nicely (used-don't remember the brand). I also have a shoulder strap on the camera for when it's...
Forum: Fixed Lens 35mm RF 01-03-2014
Replies: 48
Views: 7,075
Posted By rjbuzzclick
A Welta Weltix folder with a 50/2.9 lens, or a...

A Welta Weltix folder with a 50/2.9 lens, or a Werra with a 50/2.8. Both are scale focus though.
Forum: Large Format Film RF 01-03-2014
Replies: 386
Views: 153,553
Posted By rjbuzzclick
Here's a few from me, shot with either a Speed or...

Here's a few from me, shot with either a Speed or Crown...
Forum: Chris Crawford 01-03-2014
Replies: 2,526
Views: 365,744
Posted By rjbuzzclick
I agree, it's a fantastic shot.

I agree, it's a fantastic shot.
Forum: Fixed Lens 35mm RF 12-23-2013
Replies: 4
Views: 1,746
Posted By rjbuzzclick
It's possible that you might have a wind sprocket...

It's possible that you might have a wind sprocket that's missing a tooth and it sometimes doesn't give you a full complete wind on one stroke. I have a Pentax K-1000 body that does this, but it only...
Forum: Chris Crawford 12-23-2013
Replies: 2,526
Views: 365,744
Posted By rjbuzzclick
Hi Chris, As I've said before, I love your work....

Hi Chris,

As I've said before, I love your work. I'm curious, do you often try to get permission when shooting private property, especially when shooting from a public place like a sidewalk? Do you...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 12-16-2013
Replies: 153
Views: 65,731
Posted By rjbuzzclick
You could try a reflective reading off of the...

You could try a reflective reading off of the white of the flower and then open up two stops. It's what I did for this snow photo (also relevant because it's from a Kiev 6C and Vega...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-11-2013
Replies: 11
Views: 1,365
Posted By rjbuzzclick
I use paper drums and develop up to four 4x5...

I use paper drums and develop up to four 4x5 sheets in just 200ml of chemistry.
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 12-09-2013
Replies: 29
Views: 2,622
Posted By rjbuzzclick
I have the Canon WP-1 and have used it...

I have the Canon WP-1 and have used it underwater, but only a foot or two down. It handled that just fine.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 11-21-2013
Replies: 29
Views: 2,296
Posted By rjbuzzclick
I think it kind of looks like a Werra with the...

I think it kind of looks like a Werra with the lens hood reversed.
(not my photo):
http://2.bp.blogspot.com/_bQ3OjC6BUPg/R8B3yiupUgI/AAAAAAAAARI/vAXg9NDrxlY/s1600-h/Werra+simple+beauty.jpg
Forum: Large Format Film RF 11-21-2013
Replies: 12
Views: 2,101
Posted By rjbuzzclick
Also check the two felt strips that the film...

Also check the two felt strips that the film holder rests against when inserted in the camera. They run along the longs sides of the frame and can easily be seen underneath the ground glass.
Forum: Optics Theory - 11-19-2013
Replies: 95
Views: 47,527
Posted By rjbuzzclick
While I freely admit your math is beyond my...

While I freely admit your math is beyond my capabilities, I did find one typo and thought I would point it out in case it causes any confusion: The Nyquist frequency is HALF the sampling frequency,...
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-04-2013
Replies: 5
Views: 945
Posted By rjbuzzclick
The B&W one has a bit more "magic" in it in my...

The B&W one has a bit more "magic" in it in my opinion.
Forum: Olympus RF 10-24-2013
Replies: 34
Views: 11,912
Posted By rjbuzzclick
My XA2 had this problem. If you're handy with...

My XA2 had this problem. If you're handy with tools, it's not too difficult to get the top off and then clean the shutter button contacts with contact cleaner. While you're in there you can bend the...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 10-15-2013
Replies: 2,106
Views: 386,759
Posted By rjbuzzclick
Just posted this in another thread but thought...

Just posted this in another thread but thought I'd share here too. Zorki 4, Jupiter 8, Double-X in Rodinal 1+50.

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7415/9363144687_db28700e4d.jpg
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 10-14-2013
Replies: 87
Views: 16,660
Posted By rjbuzzclick
Zorki 4, Jupiter 8, Eastman...

Zorki 4, Jupiter 8, Eastman Double-X:

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7415/9363144687_db28700e4d.jpg
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 09-05-2013
Replies: 563
Views: 83,553
Posted By rjbuzzclick
Speed Graphic, Buhl Projection Lens,...

Speed Graphic, Buhl Projection Lens, fp-100c:
http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7363/9403123177_1b0cd22255.jpg
Forum: Other RF 08-16-2013
Replies: 13
Views: 4,079
Posted By rjbuzzclick
I use a Petri Tele-Wide finder (not my...

I use a Petri Tele-Wide finder (not my photo):

http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3481/3199247030_19340ec781_z.jpg

They're pretty inexpensive, I have three and each one was less than $5. The entire view...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 08-16-2013
Replies: 202
Views: 37,709
Posted By rjbuzzclick
Pentax K1000, 50/1.4, HP5+ @...

Pentax K1000, 50/1.4, HP5+ @ 800:
http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3702/9410391177_d11c242df1.jpg

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7328/9410390873_706af9f095.jpg
Forum: Argus RF 08-14-2013
Replies: 35
Views: 7,009
Posted By rjbuzzclick
Yeah, my day wasn't productive either-only shot...

Yeah, my day wasn't productive either-only shot one frame. Instead, I found myself in the middle of a lake pushing a Wetbike.
Forum: Argus RF 08-13-2013
Replies: 35
Views: 7,009
Posted By rjbuzzclick
The C3 is first today. If I'm able to finish the...

The C3 is first today. If I'm able to finish the roll in that, the AF will be next.
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 08-08-2013
Replies: 29
Views: 3,136
Posted By rjbuzzclick
A piece of tie line with knots every 2" for...

A piece of tie line with knots every 2" for figuring out bellows factor.
Forum: RFF Polls 08-01-2013
Replies: 179
Views: 29,390
Posted By rjbuzzclick
I pre-wash Fomapan film in 4x5 when drum...

I pre-wash Fomapan film in 4x5 when drum developing. I was having an issue with pinholes in the emulsion (I already use water instead of a stop bath) and pre-washing seems to have mitigated the...
Forum: Chris Crawford 06-12-2013
Replies: 2,526
Views: 365,744
Posted By rjbuzzclick
Beautiful work as always Chris!

Beautiful work as always Chris!
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-05-2013
Replies: 1,555
Views: 275,472
Posted By rjbuzzclick
http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7116/7641326700_98a1...

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7116/7641326700_98a1ac5044.jpg

http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5268/5882800811_f541557c98.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-05-2013
Replies: 1,076
Views: 290,195
Posted By rjbuzzclick
http://farm7.staticflickr.com/6108/6252711632_55b8...

http://farm7.staticflickr.com/6108/6252711632_55b89cbe0f.jpg

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8435/7848617192_1f18747a3a.jpg
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 04-23-2013
Replies: 5
Views: 1,460
Posted By rjbuzzclick
I have a black Miranda G with 28mm and 50mm...

I have a black Miranda G with 28mm and 50mm bayonet auto lenses, a 135mm screw-mount manual lens, three finders (prism, waist-level, and critical focus), clip-on light meter, and cold shoe bracket. I...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-23-2013
Replies: 41
Views: 3,206
Posted By rjbuzzclick
http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7106/7654237368_eb59...

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7106/7654237368_eb5973f1e8.jpg
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-21-2013
Replies: 24
Views: 1,605
Posted By rjbuzzclick
I use a small square of blue painters tape on the...

I use a small square of blue painters tape on the bottom as well. I don't shoot a large amount, so I just put it on when I load the film. If I have a spare roll with me, it'll be the same type...
Forum: Scale Focus 35's 04-20-2013
Replies: 22
Views: 2,489
Posted By rjbuzzclick
The ding in the top is most likely from the...

The ding in the top is most likely from the zipper in the original Rollei case. If you put the case on upside down so the embossed Rollei name is facing the back of the camera, the zipper will rest...
Forum: Large Format Film RF 04-11-2013
Replies: 7
Views: 1,533
Posted By rjbuzzclick
I would say it was overexposed. My understanding...

I would say it was overexposed. My understanding is that the Fuji instant peel-apart film stops development on it's own. I've waited much longer than the recomended time before peeling apart and I...
Forum: Other RF 04-10-2013
Replies: 4
Views: 844
Posted By rjbuzzclick
I have a Werramat that I finally got working and...

I have a Werramat that I finally got working and just finished a test roll. I like how the lens renders and enjoyed shooting with it. Scale focusing a 50mm is a little trickier than a 35mm or 40mm...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 04-10-2013
Replies: 6
Views: 1,351
Posted By rjbuzzclick
The piece is basically thin, flexible metal. It...

The piece is basically thin, flexible metal. It bends around underneath the hotshoe a little. See if you can get something small like a larger needle or very small jeweler's screwdriver under the...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 04-10-2013
Replies: 6
Views: 1,351
Posted By rjbuzzclick
The silver U-shaped plate that you see when you...

The silver U-shaped plate that you see when you look down on the hot shoe comes off. It's basically clipped on at the front and back edge. Look close and you'll see how it attached. From what I...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 04-09-2013
Replies: 8
Views: 1,353
Posted By rjbuzzclick
I use the 8800f myself. For half-frame I just let...

I use the 8800f myself. For half-frame I just let it do the preview scan and then I re-size the individual frames manually (by clicking on the corners and dragging) to the half-frame images. Then I...
Forum: Large Format Film RF 04-09-2013
Replies: 19
Views: 3,983
Posted By rjbuzzclick
Speed Graphic handheld with paper...

Speed Graphic handheld with paper negative:
http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8514/8356970008_1ae4253ee0.jpg

Speed Graphic handheld with 6x7 roll film...
Forum: Large Format Film RF 04-04-2013
Replies: 199
Views: 40,647
Posted By rjbuzzclick
I believe that the FAQ on your Kickstarter page...

I believe that the FAQ on your Kickstarter page is incorrect where you mention what holders you need to shoot the Fuji FP-100c or FP-3000B films. You mention the Fuji PA-145 (which is correct), and...
Forum: Other RF 04-03-2013
Replies: 12
Views: 2,979
Posted By rjbuzzclick
Thanks! I rather enjoyed shooting with it and...

Thanks! I rather enjoyed shooting with it and will have to take it out again soon.
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-03-2013
Replies: 3,801
Views: 315,834
Posted By rjbuzzclick
Kodak 35 RF, fresh off my workbench!

Kodak 35 RF, fresh off my workbench!
Forum: Other RF 04-03-2013
Replies: 12
Views: 2,979
Posted By rjbuzzclick
Well, I took another stab at getting my Werramat...

Well, I took another stab at getting my Werramat working and finally had success!

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8262/8617051044_78d8000ba7.jpg
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 04-01-2013
Replies: 7
Views: 1,048
Posted By rjbuzzclick
Look in the grooves of the back, or in the mating...

Look in the grooves of the back, or in the mating surfaces on the camera to see if there is something stuck in there.

Also, you could try pulling the winding lever all the way out, then seeing if...
Forum: Scale Focus 35's 03-29-2013
Replies: 5
Views: 2,303
Posted By rjbuzzclick
I got one from Harry Fleenor when my Rollei 35...

I got one from Harry Fleenor when my Rollei 35 was in for repair. I second Godfrey's advice, you don't need one with a filter on. Personally, I don't use a filter as the front element is pretty...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-27-2013
Replies: 15
Views: 1,775
Posted By rjbuzzclick
You could look at an unexposed sheet of the film...

You could look at an unexposed sheet of the film in the light, and then maybe process a second unexposed sheet to see how it comes out. That might tell you if there's a defect. I've not shot Fomapan...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-26-2013
Replies: 15
Views: 1,775
Posted By rjbuzzclick
On my monitor I see a second line very faintly in...

On my monitor I see a second line very faintly in the first photo just above the building top on the right (to the right of the round lamp, below and parallel to the top line). Could these be from...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-25-2013
Replies: 12
Views: 1,166
Posted By rjbuzzclick
You might also want to make sure you use a fresh...

You might also want to make sure you use a fresh roll of film when you test. You mentioned that you were using Agfa Ultra 100, which has been discontinued for several years.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 03-14-2013
Replies: 6
Views: 1,012
Posted By rjbuzzclick
You could try using a rubber stopper (rubber...

You could try using a rubber stopper (rubber cork) that's larger than the front end diameter and press and turn. Otherwise, maybe try to grip it with a rubber piece cut from a tire's inner tube.
Forum: Large Format Film RF 03-02-2013
Replies: 27
Views: 5,394
Posted By rjbuzzclick
I have one fully operational Speed Graphic, and...

I have one fully operational Speed Graphic, and one stripped-down Crown Graphic. If you like to experiment, I think that a Speed Graphic with a Graflok back will adapt to just about anything you want...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-01-2013
Replies: 67
Views: 6,327
Posted By rjbuzzclick
This is what I do. I bought a K110d many years...

This is what I do. I bought a K110d many years ago and it works well this way. No, it's not exactly the same but it works for me.
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 03-01-2013
Replies: 4
Views: 2,348
Posted By rjbuzzclick
Here's a DIY article by Jon Goodman on...

Here's a DIY article by Jon Goodman on re-cementing lens elements:

http://www.fotomozaic.ro/artikel.php?s=1&categ=21&idstory=412
Forum: Leica Screw Mount Copies 02-13-2013
Replies: 29
Views: 4,581
Posted By rjbuzzclick
Stop it guys, my ears are burning! ;) (I have...

Stop it guys, my ears are burning! ;)

(I have always wanted one of these, they're just out of my budget...)
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-08-2013
Replies: 63
Views: 4,443
Posted By rjbuzzclick
On a camping trip a few years ago I took a Pentax...

On a camping trip a few years ago I took a Pentax K1000 with a 50mm lens and an Ansco Speedex Jr 6x6 folder. It seemed like a good pairing. The Speedex had a few screws in the shutter loosen up from...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 02-07-2013
Replies: 10
Views: 1,456
Posted By rjbuzzclick
Gah! I've got to stop reading posts like these....

Gah! I've got to stop reading posts like these. Now my 35RF is apart on my workbench (see recent Werra post) in yet another attempt to get the shutter working.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 02-02-2013
Replies: 19
Views: 2,339
Posted By rjbuzzclick
In my Kiev 6C (and also in my Koni-Omega Rapid M...

In my Kiev 6C (and also in my Koni-Omega Rapid M backs) whenever I have frame spacing issues, it's always related to Fuji films (Velvia 50 and Acros). I do not have issues with Ilford for Fomapan...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-01-2013
Replies: 69
Views: 5,016
Posted By rjbuzzclick
"The big accordion one!"

"The big accordion one!"
Forum: Other RF 01-31-2013
Replies: 12
Views: 2,979
Posted By rjbuzzclick
Nice shots. There is a Werramat currently on my...

Nice shots. There is a Werramat currently on my workbench in pieces. I couldn't give it away for parts so now I guess I gotta fix the damn thing!:bang:
Forum: Off Topic 01-29-2013
Replies: 68
Views: 9,876
Posted By rjbuzzclick
The Rutles. Very funny, and brilliant music by...

The Rutles. Very funny, and brilliant music by Neil Innes.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-24-2013
Replies: 19
Views: 2,339
Posted By rjbuzzclick
I have a 6C with the Vega 12B. The left handed...

I have a 6C with the Vega 12B. The left handed release is a little odd, but in practice it really isn't a big deal for me after a few minutes. I like the image quality of Russian lenses as well. I...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 01-21-2013
Replies: 917
Views: 222,693
Posted By rjbuzzclick
Yashica C, Fuji...

Yashica C, Fuji Acros:
http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8515/8350941805_178ebf97b9.jpg
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 01-17-2013
Replies: 206
Views: 59,599
Posted By rjbuzzclick
http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8041/8055539990_f6b6...

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8041/8055539990_f6b6e60eda.jpg

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8349/8177306823_e5395909c3.jpg

http://farm7.staticflickr.com/6034/6265422286_149730dc14.jpg
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 01-11-2013
Replies: 452
Views: 152,144
Posted By rjbuzzclick
I agree, this one is really nice!

I agree, this one is really nice!
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 01-01-2013
Replies: 13
Views: 1,699
Posted By rjbuzzclick
Congrats on fixing it yourself! It's quite...

Congrats on fixing it yourself! It's quite gratifying, isn't it?
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 12-21-2012
Replies: 21
Views: 6,877
Posted By rjbuzzclick
Heretic! ;) I would agree that the I61 is...

Heretic! ;)

I would agree that the I61 is technically a better lens than the J8 (I've had two of each), but shots from my J8s grab me more. To each his own, and I do use the I61 I have (an L/D-like...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-14-2012
Replies: 364
Views: 37,883
Posted By rjbuzzclick
Page 9 post 214 Werra Werramat parts camera still...

Page 9 post 214 Werra Werramat parts camera still available.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-07-2012
Replies: 110
Views: 13,901
Posted By rjbuzzclick
http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7162/6535649441_d118...

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7162/6535649441_d118b0afbf.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/rjbuzzclick/6535649441/)
Untitled (http://www.flickr.com/photos/rjbuzzclick/6535649441/) by rjbuzzclick...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-07-2012
Replies: 185
Views: 23,508
Posted By rjbuzzclick
http://farm3.staticflickr.com/2702/4144876144_71b7...

http://farm3.staticflickr.com/2702/4144876144_71b7acb169.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/rjbuzzclick/4144876144/)
Kay Archtop (http://www.flickr.com/photos/rjbuzzclick/4144876144/) by rjbuzzclick...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-07-2012
Replies: 569
Views: 104,515
Posted By rjbuzzclick
Koni-Omega Rapid M with a mechanical...

Koni-Omega Rapid M with a mechanical timer:
http://farm7.staticflickr.com/6161/6190927632_d796d61f3e.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/rjbuzzclick/6190927632/)
Untitled...
Forum: Large Format Film RF 12-07-2012
Replies: 386
Views: 153,553
Posted By rjbuzzclick
Two more from...

Two more from me:
http://farm7.staticflickr.com/6183/6087520545_2582035185.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/rjbuzzclick/6087520545/)
Untitled (http://www.flickr.com/photos/rjbuzzclick/6087520545/)...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-06-2012
Replies: 364
Views: 37,883
Posted By rjbuzzclick
My turn. Free plus $10 shipping (U.S. addresses...

My turn. Free plus $10 shipping (U.S. addresses only-sorry). I have what I believe to be a Werra Werramat. The camera is disassembled, but all the pieces and screws are accounted for. I bought this...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 11-28-2012
Replies: 29
Views: 5,037
Posted By rjbuzzclick
Here's a couple of recent shots from...

Here's a couple of recent shots from mine:
http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8011/7654237686_3760958bc3.jpg

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7106/7654237368_eb5973f1e8.jpg
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 11-28-2012
Replies: 29
Views: 5,037
Posted By rjbuzzclick
The backs remove on all of the cameras, but only...

The backs remove on all of the cameras, but only the Rapid M and the 200 have the magazine as well. The back fits into the magazine, and then the magazine+back fit into the camera body. It's a...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 11-27-2012
Replies: 29
Views: 5,037
Posted By rjbuzzclick
Also, regarding the 60mm lens, I forgot to...

Also, regarding the 60mm lens, I forgot to mention that I don't have the external finder for it. I found that if I use the full width of the viewfinder beyond the 90mm frame and move my eye side to...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 11-27-2012
Replies: 29
Views: 5,037
Posted By rjbuzzclick
I have a KO Rapid M and have used it for...

I have a KO Rapid M and have used it for landscapes. There are examples in my flickr stream. In order to be able to do a mid-roll film change, you need a camera that has the removable magazine that...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 11-19-2012
Replies: 17
Views: 3,183
Posted By rjbuzzclick
I've shot Verichrome Pan from 1969 at 25 and it...

I've shot Verichrome Pan from 1969 at 25 and it came out well when developed at the normal ASA 125...
Forum: Large Format Film RF 11-16-2012
Replies: 53
Views: 16,003
Posted By rjbuzzclick
I use a 6x7 back on my Speed Graphic. I've found...

I use a 6x7 back on my Speed Graphic. I've found that the top viewfinder, while accurate for 4x5 framing, is horribly inaccurate with the proper 6x7 mask. The wire frame sights and guess-compensating...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-30-2012
Replies: 66
Views: 8,300
Posted By rjbuzzclick
http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5172/5590490813_1167...

http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5172/5590490813_1167a8d23d.jpg
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-18-2012
Replies: 202
Views: 37,709
Posted By rjbuzzclick
Pentax K1000, SMC M 50/f2, Ilford...

Pentax K1000, SMC M 50/f2, Ilford...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 10-15-2012
Replies: 1,344
Views: 263,358
Posted By rjbuzzclick
http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8048/8091648957_f607...

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8048/8091648957_f6070edc9f.jpg
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 10-07-2012
Replies: 12
Views: 2,257
Posted By rjbuzzclick
Thanks for the clarification Ron. Both of my...

Thanks for the clarification Ron. Both of my Zorki 4 bodies ('63 and '65) are riveted.

mszargar-If you're handy with tools, you could take the top off the camera and try to tap the rivets flat...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-06-2012
Replies: 74
Views: 11,627
Posted By rjbuzzclick
PanF+, Rodinal 1:50, Zorki 4, Jupiter...

PanF+, Rodinal 1:50, Zorki 4, Jupiter 8:
http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8041/8055539990_f6b6e60eda.jpg

PanF+, Rodinal 1:50, Pentax K1000, SMC...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 10-06-2012
Replies: 12
Views: 2,257
Posted By rjbuzzclick
I believe that they are riveted in. I had one...

I believe that they are riveted in. I had one Zorki 4 that was missing the shoe on top and I just attached a different shoe with contact cement and so far it's holding well.

BTW, the shoe on the...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 10-05-2012
Replies: 37
Views: 6,109
Posted By rjbuzzclick
I have one, an Omega D2 with the variable...

I have one, an Omega D2 with the variable condenser which covers all my formats (35mm,6x6,6x7,6x9,4x5) so I've been able to resist getting another one...so far.
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 10-03-2012
Replies: 3
Views: 1,821
Posted By rjbuzzclick
It's possible that they're all made by the same...

It's possible that they're all made by the same company. I have two Petri's and a Tamron that are virtually identical.
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 09-28-2012
Replies: 3
Views: 1,821
Posted By rjbuzzclick
If you're talking about the Petri Tele-Wide VF,...

If you're talking about the Petri Tele-Wide VF, then yes. There's a collar around the front element that unscrews to get in there.
Forum: RFF Polls 09-16-2012
Replies: 261
Views: 31,057
Posted By rjbuzzclick
Pentax K110D (~2005) with SMC-M lenses.

Pentax K110D (~2005) with SMC-M lenses.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 09-15-2012
Replies: 11
Views: 2,643
Posted By rjbuzzclick
Same here!

Same here!
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 09-12-2012
Replies: 11
Views: 2,643
Posted By rjbuzzclick
Nice shots. I have one of these too.

Nice shots. I have one of these too.
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 08-15-2012
Replies: 6
Views: 1,974
Posted By rjbuzzclick
This is exactly what I use with my Jupiter 12 as...

This is exactly what I use with my Jupiter 12 as well. I've found the "wide frame" not wide enough though, and use the entire VF for the J12. I think mine was $5 too.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-15-2012
Replies: 76
Views: 14,509
Posted By rjbuzzclick
Congrats from a fellow thrift store hunter....

Congrats from a fellow thrift store hunter. You've bested my finds by far, enjoy it!
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-15-2012
Replies: 64
Views: 9,542
Posted By rjbuzzclick
Recently, I took a one week road trip with the...

Recently, I took a one week road trip with the family. I brought a Koni-Omega with 60/90/180 lenses (B&W), and a DSLR (color). I left the LF gear at home so the rest of the family wouldn't have to...
Forum: Argus RF 08-13-2012
Replies: 14
Views: 5,583
Posted By rjbuzzclick
I got out with an Argus Model 40. I almost was...

I got out with an Argus Model 40. I almost was going to skip it this year, but I'm glad I went out.
Forum: Scale Focus 35's 08-03-2012
Replies: 539
Views: 136,286
Posted By rjbuzzclick
One...

One more:

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7165/6592352087_7b46c6371a.jpg
Forum: Scale Focus 35's 08-03-2012
Replies: 539
Views: 136,286
Posted By rjbuzzclick
Thanks! Sorry for the slow reply, this was Ilford...

Thanks! Sorry for the slow reply, this was Ilford XP2 Super.
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 07-23-2012
Replies: 52
Views: 6,983
Posted By rjbuzzclick
mudride http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery...

mudride
http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/30063/U30063I1342812426.SEQ.0.jpg

heartattackandvine
http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/37841/U37841I1342771483.SEQ.0.jpg

b...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 07-13-2012
Replies: 2
Views: 812
Posted By rjbuzzclick
Maybe after sitting for so long the shutter just...

Maybe after sitting for so long the shutter just needed some exercising to start working properly? Are the nine good shots near the end of the roll? Some of my older cameras need a few clicks to get...
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