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Forum: Lomography 1 Day Ago
Replies: 30
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Posted By Deardorff38
Wasn't it from the start?.....

Wasn't it from the start?.....
Forum: Lomography 1 Day Ago
Replies: 30
Views: 903
Posted By Deardorff38
Zuiko, I'm not sure what status that would bestow...

Zuiko, I'm not sure what status that would bestow on the Holga. But the Deardorff view camera was made from 1923-88. Rolleiflex from 1920 on. It can be debated that any changes were improvements to...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 5 Days Ago
Replies: 12
Views: 704
Posted By Deardorff38
I have limited experience, having seen just one....

I have limited experience, having seen just one. I was selling my MP (film) & the fellow who was buying it showed up with an Artisans 50 1.1. He put it on the body and then told me the rangefinder...
Forum: RFF Polls 6 Days Ago
Replies: 92
Views: 15,934
Posted By Deardorff38
I remember that Elite was very thick. I never...

I remember that Elite was very thick. I never used it much having gotten stuck on Zone Vi Brilliant. The new Oriental isn't like the old stuff. Airfrog, the real question is what are you currently...
Forum: Photography General Interest 6 Days Ago
Replies: 21
Views: 626
Posted By Deardorff38
B&H Has Kentmere , Arista & Foma at $3.50-$3.99 a...

B&H Has Kentmere , Arista & Foma at $3.50-$3.99 a roll
Forum: RFF Polls 6 Days Ago
Replies: 92
Views: 15,934
Posted By Deardorff38
Thanks N. I'll have to give the Adox paper...

Thanks N. I'll have to give the Adox paper another try some time. I tried a couple of boxes of Vario Classic & MCC about 5+ years ago. For whatever reason they didn't stand out for me (could have...
Forum: RFF Polls 6 Days Ago
Replies: 92
Views: 15,934
Posted By Deardorff38
Canyongazer & Narsuitus, given that Agfa Brovira...

Canyongazer & Narsuitus, given that Agfa Brovira is gone, what do you currently select as your paper of choice?
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 1 Week Ago
Replies: 57
Views: 1,399
Posted By Deardorff38
"So i just bought my first Leica m, a m6 classic...

"So i just bought my first Leica m, a m6 classic and now i want to get a lens"......
"So if anyone has any suggestions for wide angle lenses with a vintage rendering, that would be much...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 1 Week Ago
Replies: 57
Views: 1,399
Posted By Deardorff38
The original post: "The whole reason i moved to...

The original post: "The whole reason i moved to the M system is my admiration for the works of all the magnum photographers and the overall “look” of the 50s and 60s documentary photography (mostly...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 1 Week Ago
Replies: 57
Views: 1,399
Posted By Deardorff38
Charles, I know Erik VS likes his. I bought one...

Charles, I know Erik VS likes his. I bought one on a whim and was surprised how good the results were (my example has no haze). It's now the tiny normal lens on my CL (film). I think I paid $175 USD...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 1 Week Ago
Replies: 57
Views: 1,399
Posted By Deardorff38
...i know we're quite a ways into the thread, but...

...i know we're quite a ways into the thread, but the OP was looking for a wide angle....
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 1 Week Ago
Replies: 349
Views: 16,533
Posted By Deardorff38
I'd like to see some B/W film results....

I'd like to see some B/W film results....
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 1 Week Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 201
Posted By Deardorff38
Exactly what i was thinking too.

Exactly what i was thinking too.
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 1 Week Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 201
Posted By Deardorff38
The 28mm 3.5, 35mm 2.5, 50mm 2.5 metal caps are...

The 28mm 3.5, 35mm 2.5, 50mm 2.5 metal caps are very nice. The pinch type as on the 35 1.4 are always falling off
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 1 Week Ago
Replies: 638
Views: 16,670
Posted By Deardorff38
Erik, The return eye contact is everything....

Erik, The return eye contact is everything. Beautiful image!
Forum: RFF Polls 1 Week Ago
Replies: 92
Views: 15,934
Posted By Deardorff38
Azo isn't an enlarging paper, but it's a great...

Azo isn't an enlarging paper, but it's a great one for contact printing larger negatives. I use a lot of Fomabrom Variant lll FB & like the results a lot. I keep a good stock of Ilford warmtone FB. &...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 1 Week Ago
Replies: 57
Views: 1,399
Posted By Deardorff38
Bornosor, KF is right about output. The print is...

Bornosor, KF is right about output. The print is the thing. The Voigtlander 28, 35 2.5 & Ultron 1.7 are sharp crisp modern looking lenses (i've used them).
Apparently Tom Abrahamsson adopted the 35...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 1 Week Ago
Replies: 57
Views: 1,399
Posted By Deardorff38
Summaron 35, either 2.8 or 3.5 will be much...

Summaron 35, either 2.8 or 3.5 will be much cheaper than -lux or -cron. Great character
& build quality.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 1 Week Ago
Replies: 7,462
Views: 3,799,265
Posted By Deardorff38
Frank, I think you already know the answer to...

Frank, I think you already know the answer to your question. It's a camera geek sub-forum by its nature. Show us a platinum print instead......
Forum: Photography General Interest 1 Week Ago
Replies: 8,951
Views: 874,318
Posted By Deardorff38
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48696195802_ef...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48696195802_efc995c353_n.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2hc7JsN)IMG_9694 (https://flic.kr/p/2hc7JsN) by [url=https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/]

A 20"x24"...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 1 Week Ago
Replies: 7,462
Views: 3,799,265
Posted By Deardorff38
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48693891742_71...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48693891742_71b9faf8cd_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2hbUVxC)IMG_9632 (https://flic.kr/p/2hbUVxC) by [url=https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/[/url], on...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 1 Week Ago
Replies: 211
Views: 9,172
Posted By Deardorff38
Helen, All words fail. Thinking of the two of...

Helen, All words fail. Thinking of the two of you....
Forum: Photography General Interest 1 Week Ago
Replies: 8,951
Views: 874,318
Posted By Deardorff38
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48693952431_17...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48693952431_179333ced3.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2hbVezZ)IMG_9633 (https://flic.kr/p/2hbVezZ) by , on Flickr

11x14" ..Expired?... Meh! One of my favourite papers...
Forum: Photography General Interest 1 Week Ago
Replies: 8,951
Views: 874,318
Posted By Deardorff38
If the version 1 was good enough for Tom A, then...

If the version 1 was good enough for Tom A, then this version ll 35mm 1.4 should easily accommodate my occasional wide-open needs.
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48693891742_71b9faf8cd.jpg...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 1 Week Ago
Replies: 349
Views: 16,533
Posted By Deardorff38
Thank you Kevin, The brass prototype looks...

Thank you Kevin, The brass prototype looks beautiful. Thank you for the entire thread about this lens.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 1 Week Ago
Replies: 7,462
Views: 3,799,265
Posted By Deardorff38
That's a beauty Charles. I always liked the...

That's a beauty Charles. I always liked the dual-range Summicron.
Forum: Photography General Interest 1 Week Ago
Replies: 266
Views: 13,517
Posted By Deardorff38
Smaug, I've always thought that in practice,...

Smaug, I've always thought that in practice, both the Olympus XA series & the Stylus were more ergonomic than the Rollei 35. I also didn't care for the strong shutter pressure required & the tinny...
Forum: Photography General Interest 1 Week Ago
Replies: 266
Views: 13,517
Posted By Deardorff38
Pan, Nice photo of the Rollei 35. I used many...

Pan, Nice photo of the Rollei 35. I used many of them. They were the hip climbing camera in the '70s. Never had one serviced. Always got some sensational photos. But I hated the way the camera...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 1 Week Ago
Replies: 36
Views: 1,675
Posted By Deardorff38
KenR, "To paraphrase a great movie:" 'Either...

KenR, "To paraphrase a great movie:" 'Either you surf, or you print!!
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 1 Week Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 238
Posted By Deardorff38
Thanks Good idea jsrockit

Thanks Good idea jsrockit
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 1 Week Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 238
Posted By Deardorff38
Thanks for the input Timmyjoe. I agree with you...

Thanks for the input Timmyjoe. I agree with you on the packaging end. Last week i received one box containing 2 boxes of 16x20" paper & a box of 11x4"..... with a gallon of liquid LPD ! Luckily the...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 1 Week Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 238
Posted By Deardorff38
What's Going on with B&H Photo & Foma??

I just ordered a large amount ($1k) of LF Film and 16x20" Foma fiber based glossy Variant iii from B&H Photo. The Foma was now special order. In addition, i tried to order a box of 8x10 (100) of the...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 1 Week Ago
Replies: 59
Views: 1,404
Posted By Deardorff38
Vandal, Since i'm working on my long first coffe,...

Vandal, Since i'm working on my long first coffe, i'll sit back and give you my opinion. There are fewer people out there doing the work...but i'd suggest that now, we just have to send them further,...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 1 Week Ago
Replies: 59
Views: 1,404
Posted By Deardorff38
Peter, I have no idea on M6 & M7. I sent Don a...

Peter, I have no idea on M6 & M7. I sent Don a black paint M4 I had just acquired that needed a CLA. I also wanted it adapted to take a Leicavit. I called Horst Wenzel in Vancouver (still doing...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 1 Week Ago
Replies: 59
Views: 1,404
Posted By Deardorff38
"Out to Lunch" .... We just send them to Don...

"Out to Lunch" .... We just send them to Don Goldberg at DAG in the USA. Great work & reasonable turnaround. Since cameras became more plastic & electronics, ,no one is lining up to train as a...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 59
Views: 1,404
Posted By Deardorff38
Looks like Sherry Krauter has a bunch of Leica Ms...

Looks like Sherry Krauter has a bunch of Leica Ms in your ballpark..... & nothing too rough.... essentially 650-1200 $

http://www.sherrykrauter.com/store
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 59
Views: 1,404
Posted By Deardorff38
Raid, Here's your 'rough' M3 with a jammed...

Raid, Here's your 'rough' M3 with a jammed shutter for...
Forum: Photography General Interest 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 64
Views: 1,643
Posted By Deardorff38
[QUOTE=peterm1;2909675]Dear Deardorff38 I was not...

[QUOTE=peterm1;2909675]Dear Deardorff38 I was not denigrating anyone and certainly not you (if that is your impression). I am simply making the point that we have been here many times always with the...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 59
Views: 1,404
Posted By Deardorff38
I'd agree w/ Vandal 138. For example this rough...

I'd agree w/ Vandal 138. For example this rough M4... looks good except for the missing vulcanite for $850 (no it's not mine...) ...
Forum: Photography General Interest 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 64
Views: 1,643
Posted By Deardorff38
Peter M, The discussion only degenerates if one...

Peter M, The discussion only degenerates if one denigrates the opposite side of the discussion. The OP is right in that we're lucky today and have much to be thankful for...whatever one's point of...
Forum: Photography General Interest 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 64
Views: 1,643
Posted By Deardorff38
I'm all in for appreciation. That I can get...

I'm all in for appreciation. That I can get fiber-based baryta paper & film delivered to my door. Thanks B&H...from Canada. That Deardorff, Leica, Rolleiflex, Nikon et al engineered and built elegant...
Forum: Travel 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 51
Views: 1,384
Posted By Deardorff38
ktm, I'm not surprised the Nokton 50 1.1 is soft...

ktm, I'm not surprised the Nokton 50 1.1 is soft wide open...are you? The Summicron will do you right...every time. Yes & the weight & space saving too.
Forum: Photography General Interest 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 48
Views: 1,711
Posted By Deardorff38
Joe, The real answer is whichever suits you, but...

Joe, The real answer is whichever suits you, but since you asked. I have a soft spot for printing from bigger negatives. I carried a Rolleiflex around the roughly 100mi/ 170km Tour du Mont Blanc &...
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 2,416
Views: 351,811
Posted By Deardorff38
Don McCullin "Unreasonable Behaviour"

Don McCullin "Unreasonable Behaviour"
Forum: Photography General Interest 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 64
Views: 1,643
Posted By Deardorff38
Dogman, I hate to be a naysayer, but i never...

Dogman, I hate to be a naysayer, but i never drank the digital kool-aid. In 40+ years will someone be able to recover your digital files? Leica M9 and Sony's will be paperweights. Kodachrome was a...
Forum: Photography General Interest 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 8,951
Views: 874,318
Posted By Deardorff38
2 unopened boxes of Zone VI Brilliant 11x14. I...

2 unopened boxes of Zone VI Brilliant 11x14. I always got great prints on that paper.....

also a used 20x24" easel.
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 36
Views: 1,675
Posted By Deardorff38
Bill, It's a pleasure to see you here. I've never...

Bill, It's a pleasure to see you here. I've never gone to the darkside. I have a darkroom w a Beseler 45 w/ a Zone VI VC cold light & a Durst 138. Just this week I bought a used 20"x24" easel. With...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 22
Views: 408
Posted By Deardorff38
The OP asked about the 90mm f 4 Elmar ...

The OP asked about the 90mm f 4 Elmar C.....that's the one made for the CL.....takes a 5.5 series filter. I've still got a soft spot for the old Tele-elmarit 2.8.. the fat one
Forum: Photography General Interest 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 266
Views: 13,517
Posted By Deardorff38
With TMax 400 at $265 a box, I'm downsizing. ...

With TMax 400 at $265 a box, I'm downsizing. This is the replacement for my '38 Deardorff. There'll be more room too with one less enlarger in the darkroom. Guess i'll have to change my handle to...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 34
Views: 1,082
Posted By Deardorff38
Wonderful Erik!

Wonderful Erik!
Forum: Travel 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 51
Views: 1,384
Posted By Deardorff38
ktm, you've got it dialed. I would have no...

ktm, you've got it dialed. I would have no anxiety about hitting the road with just an M2 and a 35....come to think of it, i've done that quite a few times. Enjoy the journey...looks as though...
Forum: Large Format Film RF 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 44
Views: 1,379
Posted By Deardorff38
You're right there KF. But sometimes there's a...

You're right there KF. But sometimes there's a long wait for the light. And that's
O.K. My favourite LF photographer is Vittorio Sella (1859-1943) and he made images under all kinds of wild...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 111
Views: 82,860
Posted By Deardorff38
Although you asked this months ago & may have...

Although you asked this months ago & may have already acted on it. I would not suggest an M7 since parts are limited & repairs to the electronic may soon be unavailable. If you really want a meter...
Forum: Large Format Film RF 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 44
Views: 1,379
Posted By Deardorff38
Shorelineae, If you have a continued interest in...

Shorelineae, If you have a continued interest in possibly using large format, it's worth checking out the large format forum. https://www.largeformatphotography.info/forum/. There's lots of info...
Forum: Photography General Interest 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 8,951
Views: 874,318
Posted By Deardorff38
That's stunning Erik and a perfect match for your...

That's stunning Erik and a perfect match for your M2
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 7,462
Views: 3,799,265
Posted By Deardorff38
Giganova..... Harry https://www.harrybenz.com/

Giganova..... Harry https://www.harrybenz.com/
Forum: Large Format Film RF 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 44
Views: 1,379
Posted By Deardorff38
Ko.Fe. .... nice rant. I think the OP was...

Ko.Fe. .... nice rant. I think the OP was wondering if LF would work for him.....and his photo work ("I would like to use it as a 4x5 camera for landscapes while traveling or environmental...
Forum: Large Format Film RF 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 44
Views: 1,379
Posted By Deardorff38
Ko.Fe." This is why here is so many mediocre LF...

Ko.Fe." This is why here is so many mediocre LF landscapes, including Phortio."
Beyond this there are many mediocre photographs with iphones, P&S cameras, Leicas et al, medium format....mediocrity...
Forum: Large Format Film RF 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 44
Views: 1,379
Posted By Deardorff38
Shorelineae, I agree with Phil, AJ & Emile. I...

Shorelineae, I agree with Phil, AJ & Emile. I use 35, medium format and LF and no scanning or digital printing.... wet darkroom. A field camera is a terrific tool. BUT $300 in your country with...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 5,585
Views: 959,938
Posted By Deardorff38
Yes indeed Erik & this one is clean & sharp. I...

Yes indeed Erik & this one is clean & sharp. I also prefer the 35mm to a 40mm so this one is perfect for the CL & with the VC 21 & 50 2.5 it's a complete and tiny kit for me.

Greg
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 5,585
Views: 959,938
Posted By Deardorff38
The tiny 35mm 3.5 Elmar has become one of my...

The tiny 35mm 3.5 Elmar has become one of my favourite lenses. I couldn't bear to let it go when i sold my LTM. Clean crisp viewfinder & the spotmeter works....
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 263
Views: 36,500
Posted By Deardorff38
"That's a lovely black Spotty. A black-paint...

"That's a lovely black Spotty. A black-paint S-series screwmount body is probably the last item on my Pentax wishlist...[/QUOTE]

Thank you, I'll have to put a battery in it. I would bet the meter...
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE - Film 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 91
Views: 89,435
Posted By Deardorff38
Yes it is Erik. My favourite small 50mm....

Yes it is Erik. My favourite small 50mm. Character & beautiful build quality.
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE - Film 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 91
Views: 89,435
Posted By Deardorff38
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48612945748_61...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48612945748_6192e6736d_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2h4L483)IMG_9547 (https://flic.kr/p/2h4L483) by \ (https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/), on...
Forum: Photography General Interest 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 8,951
Views: 874,318
Posted By Deardorff38
Update: I bought a weincell & installed it in...

Update: I bought a weincell & installed it in the recently-acquired Leica CL. The meter now works like a charm.
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48613441276_d515960bd1_z.jpg...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 263
Views: 36,500
Posted By Deardorff38
The 50mm 1.4 is a wonderful lens wide open. ...

The 50mm 1.4 is a wonderful lens wide open. Since i don't do digital, i needed a body too:https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/47945556051_94a8484b66_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2g3Mvq8)IMG_8546...
Forum: Photography General Interest 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 8,951
Views: 874,318
Posted By Deardorff38
Chamonix 4x5 F2..... Downsizing from 5x7....

Chamonix 4x5 F2..... Downsizing from 5x7....
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 98
Views: 2,230
Posted By Deardorff38
Well I do it the easy way. I typically use only...

Well I do it the easy way. I typically use only Tri-X, TMY-2 or FP4.... so i look at the ASA setting on my light meter. Apart from 35mm, virtually always finish a roll of 120, & all my 5x7 or 4x5...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 15
Views: 329
Posted By Deardorff38
Jerevan, I've used a Triopo carbon fiber, a...

Jerevan, I've used a Triopo carbon fiber, a manfrotto monopod & went back to a Gitzo. I've used them with Leica, Fuji 6x9, & Rolleiflex. For budget considerations B&H has this one:...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 74
Views: 3,140
Posted By Deardorff38
approximately 500 sheets of 5x7... TMax400,FP4+,...

approximately 500 sheets of 5x7... TMax400,FP4+, Delta,Bergger,Efke. 100 sheets of FP4+ 4x5. 50+ rolls of 120 Tri-X & FP4. 10-20 rolls of 35mm TriX & FP4.
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 60
Views: 2,384
Posted By Deardorff38
"The effect a Rolleiflex has on people"..... The...

"The effect a Rolleiflex has on people"..... The effect it has on me every time I print a 16"x16" or 20"x20" print from that 6x6cm negative from a '58 Rolleiflex T.....makes me shake my head. Such a...
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 2,416
Views: 351,811
Posted By Deardorff38
Don McCullin, "Unreasonable Behaviour"

Don McCullin, "Unreasonable Behaviour"
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 54
Views: 1,165
Posted By Deardorff38
Me too Bill C, that's why i use the Kinderman w...

Me too Bill C, that's why i use the Kinderman w loader. The 120 version is pretty smooth...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 36
Views: 5,918
Posted By Deardorff38
"i do mostly travel/street shooting, so something...

"i do mostly travel/street shooting, so something not massive in terms of weight/size would be ideal." I've owned & used 35 & 50mm Summilux lenses, but for decades I chose the smaller, lighter...
Forum: Cameras in the Movies / TV / Media 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 23
Views: 1,142
Posted By Deardorff38
I'm not a huge fan of American movies, & avoided...

I'm not a huge fan of American movies, & avoided the "Pirates of the Caribbean." But I enjoyed Johnny D in the movie "Chocolat." He does play guitar in real life. I'm willing to bet he'll do a...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 08-09-2019
Replies: 54
Views: 1,165
Posted By Deardorff38
I use kindermann metal reels with the plastic...

I use kindermann metal reels with the plastic centres. They used to offer great loaders to match those reels. They consistently work like a charm
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-01-2019
Replies: 8,951
Views: 874,318
Posted By Deardorff38
Leather case

Unused OEM leather case for Leica CL :)
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 07-31-2019
Replies: 1,087
Views: 235,860
Posted By Deardorff38
‘34 iii model f. Elmar 35mm 3.5....

‘34 iii model f. Elmar 35mm 3.5. Tri-x
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Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 07-31-2019
Replies: 1,087
Views: 235,860
Posted By Deardorff38
https://www.flickr.com/cameras/apple/iphone_6s/

https://www.flickr.com/cameras/apple/iphone_6s/
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-31-2019
Replies: 77
Views: 6,428
Posted By Deardorff38
Black or chrome

Yes David... you should want an M4..... just like guitars... always room for one more especially a shadetop vintage one.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-31-2019
Replies: 108
Views: 3,441
Posted By Deardorff38
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48421699291_f3...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48421699291_f30f3f55db.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2gLRSdk)Untitled (https://flic.kr/p/2gLRSdk) by , on Flickr
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 07-31-2019
Replies: 38
Views: 930
Posted By Deardorff38
Leica CL

A 50 anniversary CL arrived yesterday morning, super clean and bright viewfinder. Don Goldberg will have the meter working in no time.
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Forum: Photography General Interest 07-30-2019
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Erik, You have exquisite taste. I agree...

Erik, You have exquisite taste. I agree completely.
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE - Film 07-30-2019
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not much bigger than an Olympus XA

w/ the tiny CV 21 &...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-30-2019
Replies: 8,951
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Posted By Deardorff38
my latest grab-n-go camera. shipped from Japan...

my latest grab-n-go camera. shipped from Japan friday...at my door in Canada 11a.m. tuesday. Free shipping. The elmar is a clean one i used on my old iii black '34. The rangefinder spot is sharp &...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-30-2019
Replies: 266
Views: 13,517
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Favourite? That's a tough call. When i'm in the...

Favourite? That's a tough call. When i'm in the darkroom printing...the Rolleiflex spans the gap. Always amazed at the perfect balance of size/lens quality/ size of negative. That 6x6 negative wins...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 07-30-2019
Replies: 38
Views: 930
Posted By Deardorff38
Just to harken back to the OPs original...

Just to harken back to the OPs original statement... he has both, both black, both meters work..... he's selling one.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 07-30-2019
Replies: 349
Views: 16,533
Posted By Deardorff38
An impressive looking prototype, both in...

An impressive looking prototype, both in appearance and images.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 07-29-2019
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Views: 606
Posted By Deardorff38
24mm 2.8 / 35mm f2 / 50mm 1.4 / portraits? ...

24mm 2.8 / 35mm f2 / 50mm 1.4 /
portraits? 85mm 1.4
landscapes & all around tele 105 2.5
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 07-29-2019
Replies: 38
Views: 930
Posted By Deardorff38
"it is just odd lens. And nothing really...

"it is just odd lens. And nothing really special."......
Better than a Jupiter ;-)


Bessa R..... https://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/showthread.php?threadid=163802
Think i'll stick with the CL
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 07-29-2019
Replies: 38
Views: 930
Posted By Deardorff38
Opinions KoFe..... everybody has them. &...

Opinions KoFe..... everybody has them. & preferences too which often inform their choices....
I used the CL hard in the high mountains for years in the latter part of the '70s & they never failed...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 07-29-2019
Replies: 38
Views: 930
Posted By Deardorff38
I'll let you know in a week or so when mine...

I'll let you know in a week or so when mine arrives from the seller.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 07-28-2019
Replies: 22
Views: 560
Posted By Deardorff38
G I would suspect the scanner before the lens.

G I would suspect the scanner before the lens.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-28-2019
Replies: 7,462
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Posted By Deardorff38
That's a lovely clean M4 example Michael. No...

That's a lovely clean M4 example Michael. No wonder it followed you home.
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 07-28-2019
Replies: 12
Views: 323
Posted By Deardorff38
Don Goldberg at DAG camera service does fine work

Don Goldberg at DAG camera service does fine work
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 07-27-2019
Replies: 38
Views: 930
Posted By Deardorff38
There are adapters or diode additions for all...

There are adapters or diode additions for all those 'old' cameras that used mercury batteries....
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 07-27-2019
Replies: 38
Views: 930
Posted By Deardorff38
Ko Fe.... "They who live in glass houses, should...

Ko Fe.... "They who live in glass houses, should not throw stones".... don't you use a Canon with batteries?....& a Leica 'M digital?.... Don't your phone, computer & car have batteries??
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 07-27-2019
Replies: 38
Views: 930
Posted By Deardorff38
D, I have a soft spot for the CL... I used them...

D, I have a soft spot for the CL... I used them hard for climbing & mountaineering in the '70s without a failure. I just scored a clean 50th anniversary a couple of days ago...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-27-2019
Replies: 17
Views: 603
Posted By Deardorff38
Rifugio Lavaredo, Dolomites, Tre Cime...

Rifugio Lavaredo, Dolomites, Tre Cime area
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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-27-2019
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Views: 603
Posted By Deardorff38
Rifugio Tuckett & Sella . Brenta Group, N...

Rifugio Tuckett & Sella . Brenta Group, N Italy
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Forum: SLRs - the unRF 07-26-2019
Replies: 43
Views: 1,209
Posted By Deardorff38
Peter, in simple answer to your question, in...

Peter, in simple answer to your question, in every case, i'd take the mechanical camera. I've travelled a lot with one camera over the decades. Failures are a very occasional issue & i've never had...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-26-2019
Replies: 8,951
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Posted By Deardorff38
Leica CL, 50th anniversary. Waiting for...

Leica CL, 50th anniversary. Waiting for arrival.

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Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-25-2019
Replies: 51
Views: 1,612
Posted By Deardorff38
I'm more likely to carry an M (film) and a...

I'm more likely to carry an M (film) and a medium format camera on longer trips. Not that i usually carry them at the same time though....
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-24-2019
Replies: 8,951
Views: 874,318
Posted By Deardorff38
Congratulations Helen.....you're one jump ahead...

Congratulations Helen.....you're one jump ahead of me..... i'm picking & choosing off the *bay at the moment....trying to find one with a working meter and a contrasty rangefinder spot. Looks like it...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-24-2019
Replies: 243
Views: 13,135
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Dance Hall....
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-24-2019
Replies: 243
Views: 13,135
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St Francis of...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-15-2019
Replies: 26
Views: 932
Posted By Deardorff38
https://www.diyphotography.net/discover-darkroom-s...

https://www.diyphotography.net/discover-darkroom-secrets-legendary-photographer-edward-weston/
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-14-2019
Replies: 638
Views: 16,670
Posted By Deardorff38
Me too. That's a wonderful portrait Peter M!

Me too. That's a wonderful portrait Peter M!
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 07-13-2019
Replies: 52
Views: 1,526
Posted By Deardorff38
Beautiful image K.

Beautiful image K.
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 07-13-2019
Replies: 43
Views: 1,308
Posted By Deardorff38
I've used this Slow Tools bag for several years....

I've used this Slow Tools bag for several years. It's about the size of the Filson but is softer and weighs about 1/4 as much. I have either a Leica M4 or a Rolleiflex in it. You could add a liner if...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-13-2019
Replies: 8,951
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Posted By Deardorff38
I just sold some cameras I wasn't using...about...

I just sold some cameras I wasn't using...about to drop $1000 on FB paper
Forum: Nikon Historical Society 07-13-2019
Replies: 54
Views: 1,965
Posted By Deardorff38
Raid, They're all beautiful, but the SP has...

Raid, They're all beautiful, but the SP has always been the one that caught my eye. The 2000 with the 35mm 1.8..... is hard to stay away from. It's just a dream though. I buy cameras to use, & i...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-13-2019
Replies: 7,462
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Posted By Deardorff38
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Forum: Repair / Camera Care 07-12-2019
Replies: 17
Views: 701
Posted By Deardorff38
Filmtwit & Solares. "Golden Touch" mentioned in...

Filmtwit & Solares. "Golden Touch" mentioned in the original post is Sherry K.
DAG .....is Don Goldberg....

"I’ve tried DAG, Golden Touch, and YYe and none...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 07-11-2019
Replies: 51
Views: 1,897
Posted By Deardorff38
What Huss said.

What Huss said.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 07-11-2019
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Views: 1,897
Posted By Deardorff38
Beautiful stuff.... Thank You

Beautiful stuff.... Thank You
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 07-10-2019
Replies: 6
Views: 596
Posted By Deardorff38
Tell us more about the 1st series steel rim...

Tell us more about the 1st series steel rim summilux M 35.... please
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 07-08-2019
Replies: 44
Views: 3,167
Posted By Deardorff38
Steve, would you post a link please? I went...

Steve, would you post a link please? I went over to the LF and couldn't find the review using their search engine. Thanks
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 07-07-2019
Replies: 932
Views: 225,856
Posted By Deardorff38
Rolleiflex Ilford FP4 Oriental Seagull FB ...

Rolleiflex Ilford FP4 Oriental Seagull FB 11x14"
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Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 07-07-2019
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Posted By Deardorff38
Rolleiflex T, IlfordFP4+ wet print on Foma...

Rolleiflex T, IlfordFP4+ wet print on Foma Variant FB

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Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 07-07-2019
Replies: 42
Views: 1,333
Posted By Deardorff38
Well not being digitally inclined, i just bought...

Well not being digitally inclined, i just bought an Olympus XA2 (smaller than the stylus & the Rollei 35 or Leica iii '35) for just that reason
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-07-2019
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Leica M4 21mm wet print on Foma Variant FB
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 07-07-2019
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Leica M4 ('67) 21mm wet print on Foma Variant FB
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-07-2019
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Views: 147,028
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Leica M4 21mm print on Foma Variant FB
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-07-2019
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Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 07-07-2019
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Leica M4 21mm Ilford FP4 print on Foma Variant FB
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 07-07-2019
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Rolleiflex, Ilford FP4+, print on Foma Variant FB
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 07-07-2019
Replies: 66
Views: 4,753
Posted By Deardorff38
I put my negatives in a box... :)

I put my negatives in a box... :)
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-07-2019
Replies: 266
Views: 13,517
Posted By Deardorff38
Has to be my Rolleiflex. The most versatile. As...

Has to be my Rolleiflex. The most versatile. As much as i love the Leica, or the huge 5x7 negative from my Deardorff....the Rollei is small, light, travels well and the 6x6 neg still delivers a...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 07-07-2019
Replies: 989
Views: 193,353
Posted By Deardorff38
Nice print..... that window is very overgrown...

Nice print..... that window is very overgrown now.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-06-2019
Replies: 216
Views: 24,995
Posted By Deardorff38
It's a road warrior that's seen lots of use over...

It's a road warrior that's seen lots of use over the years, but i don't know the specifics. It's been owned by the same professional for about 30 yrs and was well worn when he got it. It is in top...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-06-2019
Replies: 216
Views: 24,995
Posted By Deardorff38
1937 Martin D18 Rolleiflex / FP4+ / Foma...

1937 Martin D18 Rolleiflex / FP4+ / Foma Variant iii

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Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-06-2019
Replies: 13
Views: 794
Posted By Deardorff38
Sebii, I'd take either one if offered to me....

Sebii, I'd take either one if offered to me. They're great cameras and my favourite. Of course the undented one is nicer but frankly if a camera gets used a lot it's going to show it, like any tool....
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 07-06-2019
Replies: 989
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There are lots of interesting old buildings in...

There are lots of interesting old buildings in the area. I also have a 6x6 neg from about 10 yrs ago....with lovely light & less graffiti on the building. There is so much photographic in New...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 07-05-2019
Replies: 989
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Horseshoe Bend Arizona Leica M4 21mm, FP4+,...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 07-05-2019
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Rolleiflex, FP4+, Ilford Galerie Grade 2 11x14"
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 07-05-2019
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Rolleiflex T '58, FP4+, Ilford Galerie Grade 2 ...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 07-05-2019
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1937...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 07-05-2019
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Posted By Deardorff38
Thank you Nokton

Thank you Nokton
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 07-05-2019
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Posted By Deardorff38
Thank you Erik. I've used quite a lot of Foma...

Thank you Erik. I've used quite a lot of Foma Variant. I like the dynamic range it is able to print. It reminds me of a more neutral version of Ilford WT.... and the skies and highlights print more...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-05-2019
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Views: 66,826
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Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 07-05-2019
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Tierra Amarilla...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 07-05-2019
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Leica M4, VC 21mm f4, FP4+, Foma Variant Just...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-04-2019
Replies: 42
Views: 3,308
Posted By Deardorff38
"and stop squandering film -- it's simply...

"and stop squandering film -- it's simply indefensible, if for no other reason than that it's environmentally unsound."

...... really?
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-03-2019
Replies: 42
Views: 3,308
Posted By Deardorff38
M4... or metered Leica

There have been many good ideas here. I think the general premise comes down to measuring (or guessing or judging or approximating) the exposure before you want to take a photo.....rather than...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-02-2019
Replies: 203
Views: 10,693
Posted By Deardorff38
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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-02-2019
Replies: 1,310
Views: 336,809
Posted By Deardorff38
I'm shooting Acros 100 in the '58 Rolleiflex...

I'm shooting Acros 100 in the '58 Rolleiflex T
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Forum: RFF Photo Projects 07-02-2019
Replies: 267
Views: 7,443
Posted By Deardorff38
Postcards 11

I'm also up to #37 with the fantastic cyanotype of the Tetons by Analog Angler!
Having been away for a few weeks there was a nice stack of cards in the mailbox.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-11-2019
Replies: 29
Views: 1,375
Posted By Deardorff38
film canisters

I believe Adox offers some film in 2x plastic containers.
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 06-05-2019
Replies: 33
Views: 1,295
Posted By Deardorff38
"Make Leica great again" ;-)

"Make Leica great again" ;-)
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-01-2019
Replies: 111
Views: 3,673
Posted By Deardorff38
maybe..... but an M3 with a 90 leaves me cold... ...

maybe..... but an M3 with a 90 leaves me cold... one of the last combos i would use. 90 just doesn't work for me
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-01-2019
Replies: 111
Views: 3,673
Posted By Deardorff38
K.F. it is a 90mm f 4

K.F. it is a 90mm f 4
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 06-01-2019
Replies: 989
Views: 193,353
Posted By Deardorff38
From concept to...

From concept to reality....https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/47981616301_2a19fab026_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2g6YjSz)IMG_8583 (https://flic.kr/p/2g6YjSz) by , on Flickr
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 06-01-2019
Replies: 26
Views: 666
Posted By Deardorff38
Another solution, would be to look for the older...

Another solution, would be to look for the older single sized Ganz speed Ezel. The overall size is much smaller than the 4 blade easels.
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 06-01-2019
Replies: 26
Views: 666
Posted By Deardorff38
Yes Anorak. I've done it with 50cm x 60cm paper...

Yes Anorak. I've done it with 50cm x 60cm paper w/ my Beseler 45MXT before i got a bigger easel. When i got my Durst 138, i built a drop leaf table to accommodate the larger size. Green or blue...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-31-2019
Replies: 111
Views: 3,673
Posted By Deardorff38
"We should collect them all" (Huss) On the...

"We should collect them all" (Huss) On the contrary: We should use them all.

K.F. I found them big & awkward in the hands, totally unlike any other Leica i had used....some people like...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-31-2019
Replies: 111
Views: 3,673
Posted By Deardorff38
I'll be very happy to fly across the Atlantic to...

I'll be very happy to fly across the Atlantic to take that button rewind black M2 off your hands ;)
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-29-2019
Replies: 2,713
Views: 795,253
Posted By Deardorff38
https://live.staticflickr.com/813/41240297302_74a7...

https://live.staticflickr.com/813/41240297302_74a7e224c3.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/25QgiAE)IMG_7990 (https://flic.kr/p/25QgiAE) by , on Flickr
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 05-29-2019
Replies: 82
Views: 3,266
Posted By Deardorff38
or a Bill Pierce model, Wm A Allard or Peter...

or a Bill Pierce model, Wm A Allard or Peter Turnley version....you know acknowledge some real working photographers.
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 05-28-2019
Replies: 82
Views: 3,266
Posted By Deardorff38
I kick myself for selling mine. Bought it in the...

I kick myself for selling mine. Bought it in the Leica store in Paris in 1995. Original black paint for the equivalent of $700 canadian dollars (465 Euro).
Eventually sold it for double what i paid...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 05-28-2019
Replies: 267
Views: 7,443
Posted By Deardorff38
A good mail day in Western Canada. Currently...

A good mail day in Western Canada. Currently sitting at 19 cards. Thank you everyone!
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 05-28-2019
Replies: 82
Views: 3,266
Posted By Deardorff38
I might have an interest if it was a Tom...

I might have an interest if it was a Tom Abrahamson black M2 :-)
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 05-28-2019
Replies: 82
Views: 3,266
Posted By Deardorff38
Another step down the slippery slope of taking a...

Another step down the slippery slope of taking a tool or instrument and creating a vanity version. Leica marketing the Louis Vuitton of cameras. A sad state of affairs in my opinion.
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 05-28-2019
Replies: 434
Views: 33,300
Posted By Deardorff38
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/47953094122_81...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/47953094122_8103daf81b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2g4s9dS)IMG_7543 (https://flic.kr/p/2g4s9dS) by , on Flickr
Rolleiflex T, Tri-X, print on Foma Variant iii
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-27-2019
Replies: 21
Views: 938
Posted By Deardorff38
Amen Huss! :)

Amen Huss! :)
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-27-2019
Replies: 21
Views: 938
Posted By Deardorff38
Bert, I had an MP for a while & was toying with...

Bert, I had an MP for a while & was toying with the idea of sending it away to be masked. The extra framelines were a huge nuisance. I've used M2, M4, M6 for decades. Just in time an early black...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 05-27-2019
Replies: 232
Views: 48,618
Posted By Deardorff38
Bert, I almost never shoot at box speed. Your...

Bert, I almost never shoot at box speed. Your exposure & development habits would dictate if you need to over expose. i meter (either incident or spot) & process to maintain good shadow detail.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-27-2019
Replies: 5,585
Views: 959,938
Posted By Deardorff38
The 50 1.4 Super-Takumar has such character,...

The 50 1.4 Super-Takumar has such character, especially wide-open...it's hard not to own one. Not being a digital guy, one needs a body to put it...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 05-27-2019
Replies: 989
Views: 193,353
Posted By Deardorff38
Thank you Erik. As much as i enjoy the Leica,...

Thank you Erik. As much as i enjoy the Leica, the results from lugging a medium format camera on mountain trips are so rewarding, the minute you put a larger negative into the enlarger & turn on the...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 05-27-2019
Replies: 989
Views: 193,353
Posted By Deardorff38
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/47926940482_d7...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/47926940482_d7810f994c_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2g296E3)OSU Geological Library 1 (https://flic.kr/p/2g296E3) by Nokton48...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 05-27-2019
Replies: 989
Views: 193,353
Posted By Deardorff38
Tri-x / Print on Forte Polygrade warmtone 11x14"/...

Tri-x / Print on Forte Polygrade warmtone 11x14"/ Ansco 130. Fuji GW680. just dry mounted
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/47944496113_ec272c4d78_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2g3G5kk)IMG_8544...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 05-26-2019
Replies: 3
Views: 356
Posted By Deardorff38
Thanks, but i'd rather do a DYI root canal than...

Thanks, but i'd rather do a DYI root canal than than do home repairs on my old M4.
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 05-24-2019
Replies: 82
Views: 3,266
Posted By Deardorff38
:o Well said Ko.Fe. .....who are they...

:o Well said Ko.Fe. .....who are they trying to attract with that...? at least it's not a film M ;)
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 05-24-2019
Replies: 989
Views: 193,353
Posted By Deardorff38
I found this negative from 2016 i had never...

I found this negative from 2016 i had never printed. The photo seemed inconsequential at the time... It's doubtful we'll see Notre Dame like this again in our lifetimes. Print on Forte Fortezo FB...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-23-2019
Replies: 240
Views: 6,785
Posted By Deardorff38
10:15 mtn time..... still broken....

10:15 mtn time..... still broken....
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 05-23-2019
Replies: 267
Views: 7,443
Posted By Deardorff38
Big day at the mailbox. Thanks Stephan for...

Big day at the mailbox. Thanks Stephan for initiating a good idea.
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 05-21-2019
Replies: 75
Views: 8,001
Posted By Deardorff38
I would buy one in a heartbeat as well Erik. I'm...

I would buy one in a heartbeat as well Erik. I'm sure it would have the similar feel & weight of the Summaron 35.

https://live.staticflickr.com/883/41099295990_3f12d064be.jpg...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 05-21-2019
Replies: 75
Views: 8,001
Posted By Deardorff38
True enough Erik, but when we're talking M10s and...

True enough Erik, but when we're talking M10s and other Leica bodies, how much can the duty be on 447 euro? & is that enough to be a deal breaker?
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 05-21-2019
Replies: 75
Views: 8,001
Posted By Deardorff38
Stephan, I don't ever remember seeing so many...

Stephan, I don't ever remember seeing so many available on Ebay. I just looked 5 minutes ago. https://www.ebay.com/sch/i.html?_from=R40&_trksid=m570.l1313&_nkw=voigtlander+28mm+3.5+&_sacat=0
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 05-21-2019
Replies: 75
Views: 8,001
Posted By Deardorff38
Stephan, As Erik said, it's a beautifully made...

Stephan, As Erik said, it's a beautifully made lens & the brass mount does make a difference in the weight & handling. You can find them in fine condition most often in Japan. (i've bought a couple...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 05-20-2019
Replies: 33
Views: 2,788
Posted By Deardorff38
I know with their idiosyncracies, they're not for...

I know with their idiosyncracies, they're not for everyone, but I'm with Roscoe....If you get it, the rewards are great. I've used many medium format cameras including the Mamiya 6 & 7, RB67, Fuji...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 05-20-2019
Replies: 267
Views: 7,443
Posted By Deardorff38
Pony Express is slow in Western Canada. I'm...

Pony Express is slow in Western Canada. I'm sitting at 8
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 05-19-2019
Replies: 989
Views: 193,353
Posted By Deardorff38
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/47882100261_0a...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/47882100261_0aa8014ae4_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2fXbhdM)IMG_8490 (1) (https://flic.kr/p/2fXbhdM) by , on Flickr
the eponymous '38 Deardorff, Tri-x, 5x7 contact...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 05-17-2019
Replies: 59
Views: 1,980
Posted By Deardorff38
I don't own a camera with a built-in meter. I...

I don't own a camera with a built-in meter. I always have a light meter with me, & sometimes use a spot meter, sometimes an incident meter....& sometimes I (successfully) estimate exposure. I process...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-10-2019
Replies: 51
Views: 2,198
Posted By Deardorff38
"My assumption was that the OP was wondering if...

"My assumption was that the OP was wondering if developing his own negatives was an important part of HCBs process and genius. With other photographers, like say Ralph Gibson or William Klein or...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 05-10-2019
Replies: 23
Views: 665
Posted By Deardorff38
I like the Domke protective wrap. You can leave...

I like the Domke protective wrap. You can leave the strap hanging out, & it's quick to grab out of your pack or bag.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-10-2019
Replies: 597
Views: 147,028
Posted By Deardorff38
Ilford Classic

I thought i'd try a large print of this image. I only had Ilford MGFB Classic in 20"x24" ....still wet & not selenium toned yet. Printed on my Durst 138 5x7...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-08-2019
Replies: 55
Views: 1,402
Posted By Deardorff38
Nick, I'd most likely take the 24 & 50. Like...

Nick, I'd most likely take the 24 & 50. Like Helen, i prefer primes. Even if i 'just' had my Rolleiflex. I'd look the the best image I could frame in the best light. I'm not much of one for...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 05-07-2019
Replies: 989
Views: 193,353
Posted By Deardorff38
"My first darkroom print in twenty five...

"My first darkroom print in twenty five years."
Nice work Nokton. Help keep our numbers up!;)
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 05-06-2019
Replies: 1,179
Views: 448,724
Posted By Deardorff38
My favourite, 1958 Rolleiflex T, made shipshape...

My favourite, 1958 Rolleiflex T, made shipshape by Harry Fleenor, added Maxwell screen. World traveller & constant companion. I'm a big fan of the Tessar...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 05-05-2019
Replies: 932
Views: 225,856
Posted By Deardorff38
Toreno, The detail on the church is...

Toreno, The detail on the church is fantastic....another Rollei winner..
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 05-05-2019
Replies: 932
Views: 225,856
Posted By Deardorff38
Beautiful long tonal scale Css.

Beautiful long tonal scale Css.
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 05-05-2019
Replies: 932
Views: 225,856
Posted By Deardorff38
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/32829681877_16...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/32829681877_16f5f4f00f_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/S23GDT)IMG_8407 (1) (https://flic.kr/p/S23GDT) by , on Flickr
The shadow separation w/ Kodak TMY-2 is superb. I'd...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 05-05-2019
Replies: 267
Views: 7,443
Posted By Deardorff38
front seat of a helicopter ;) without a long...

front seat of a helicopter ;)
without a long telephoto (& even then)....no other way to get that perspective....i waited a long time for that shot. & for those folks who think an Elmar 35mm 3.5...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 05-04-2019
Replies: 267
Views: 7,443
Posted By Deardorff38
Thank you Pherdinand. That negative prints really...

Thank you Pherdinand. That negative prints really well.
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 05-04-2019
Replies: 989
Views: 193,353
Posted By Deardorff38
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/32829681877_16...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/32829681877_16f5f4f00f_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/S23GDT)IMG_8407 (1) (https://flic.kr/p/S23GDT) by [url=https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/[/url], on...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 05-03-2019
Replies: 267
Views: 7,443
Posted By Deardorff38
Received the 1st postcard. Thanks Rolfe! Really...

Received the 1st postcard. Thanks Rolfe! Really like the wide angle view.
Sounds like it must be Jamie.... mine had a label on the back of the card.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-02-2019
Replies: 17
Views: 555
Posted By Deardorff38
From my read of daveyboy's post, for the...

From my read of daveyboy's post, for the occasional indoor portrait, with the possibility of using a tripod (if necessary), i'd solve the problem by choosing an indoor location with good natural...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 04-30-2019
Replies: 16
Views: 833
Posted By Deardorff38
What Huss said.

What Huss said.
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