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Forum: Photography General Interest 3 Hours Ago
Replies: 106
Views: 5,176
Posted By Vince Lupo
Just think of it as a re-establishment of the old...

Just think of it as a re-establishment of the old Toronto blue laws :(
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 17 Hours Ago
Replies: 105
Views: 6,466
Posted By Vince Lupo
Thanks - it was a bit of a shot in the dark, but...

Thanks - it was a bit of a shot in the dark, but isn’t too entirely hateful. One thing I think it does do is add a bit more separation and depth to the image. I wanted to keep the color in line...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 22 Hours Ago
Replies: 105
Views: 6,466
Posted By Vince Lupo
First attempt at colorizing - not great, but...

First attempt at colorizing - not great, but maybe something to investigate further?

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49708918561_cb5745e99e_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2iJBcE2)
Jekyll Island...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 1 Day Ago
Replies: 105
Views: 6,466
Posted By Vince Lupo
Some new stereo shots from Jekyll Island,...

Some new stereo shots from Jekyll Island, GA....

I still have two light leaks in the Heidoscop that I have to find, but overall things look pretty good. Have to say that the negs are quite sharp...
Forum: Large Format Film RF 5 Days Ago
Replies: 415
Views: 164,724
Posted By Vince Lupo
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49652374908_91...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49652374908_91bc76fc04_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2iDBpcs)
Goodyear Cottage (https://flic.kr/p/2iDBpcs) by Vince Lupo...
Forum: Photography General Interest 6 Days Ago
Replies: 9,248
Views: 923,355
Posted By Vince Lupo
Stereo stereo and more...

Stereo stereo and more stereo.....

Macris-Boucher Nil Melior with a 120 back, original case and caps.

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Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 1 Week Ago
Replies: 21
Views: 836
Posted By Vince Lupo
Iím interested in an Old Standard.

Iím interested in an Old Standard.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 105
Views: 6,466
Posted By Vince Lupo
In correspondence with the seller, he is pretty...

In correspondence with the seller, he is pretty convinced that the camera has only one shutter but with two holes. If that’s the case then the seeming difference in exposures isn’t a result of the...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 105
Views: 6,466
Posted By Vince Lupo
I just double-checked the 'corrected/reversed'...

I just double-checked the 'corrected/reversed' version with my Lite Owl viewers and it looks correct to me (just to confirm, this is the bottom pair we're talking about). Those daffodils are close...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 105
Views: 6,466
Posted By Vince Lupo
First one from the Nil...

First one from the Nil Melior:

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49671090436_6dfd6c779c_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2iFgjEY)
Macris Boucher Uncorrected (https://flic.kr/p/2iFgjEY) by Vince Lupo...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 105
Views: 6,466
Posted By Vince Lupo
Doing my part for the global...

Doing my part for the global economy....

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Macris Boucher1 (https://flic.kr/p/2iFfX5V) by Vince Lupo...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 105
Views: 6,466
Posted By Vince Lupo
Both cameras arrived back from repair and they in...

Both cameras arrived back from repair and they in super shape. No more light leaks in the Heidoscop and everything is ready to go.

Well there was one thing I just had to add to the Heidoscop -- a...
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 1 Week Ago
Replies: 2,428
Views: 359,369
Posted By Vince Lupo
A Village Lost and Found as well as Crinoline by...

A Village Lost and Found as well as Crinoline by Brian May and Denis Pelerin / Elena Vidal.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 5,602
Views: 987,778
Posted By Vince Lupo
When all looks bleak, have a cup of...

When all looks bleak, have a cup of coffee....

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Coffee and Heidoscope (https://flic.kr/p/2iF9bSi) by Vince...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 1 Week Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 244
Posted By Vince Lupo
This one comes to...

This one comes to mind....

https://live.staticflickr.com/741/22340901301_fd00870e7b_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/A3bXBt)
Lights Will Guide You Home (https://flic.kr/p/A3bXBt) by Vince Lupo...
Forum: Nikon Mirrorless 1 Week Ago
Replies: 162
Views: 7,664
Posted By Vince Lupo
The Nikon 200-500/5.6 @ 500.

The Nikon 200-500/5.6 @ 500.
Forum: Nikon Mirrorless 1 Week Ago
Replies: 162
Views: 7,664
Posted By Vince Lupo
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49663927697_48...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49663927697_48c2ebda01_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2iECBrt)
Finch at the Feeder (https://flic.kr/p/2iECBrt) by Vince Lupo...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 1 Week Ago
Replies: 137
Views: 8,092
Posted By Vince Lupo
Yeah I’ve been looking at those guys - hard to...

Yeah I’ve been looking at those guys - hard to resist these cameras when they are so darned beautiful.

Yes Jason cut the plates to the size I wanted - I think it was 128mm x 58mm. Same price as his...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 1 Week Ago
Replies: 41
Views: 970
Posted By Vince Lupo
As far as I recall, it may affect vignetting...

As far as I recall, it may affect vignetting control. I think may have done the same thing you did at one point on one of my digital Leicas and that’s what I noticed.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 105
Views: 6,466
Posted By Vince Lupo
Yes they are a bit soft. They may not be in...

Yes they are a bit soft. They may not be in focus because the mirror is about half desilvered (making it difficult to focus and the focusing lens may be out of calibration, or I’m focusing on the...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 137
Views: 8,092
Posted By Vince Lupo
I just ordered a nice-looking set of Kodak...

I just ordered a nice-looking set of Kodak developing tanks (4 of them) and 6 4"x5" hangers. The plates should fit perfectly in the hangers, and I think will be a lot better than tray development. ...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 104
Views: 6,651
Posted By Vince Lupo
And it's now 13 years old -- we still get...

And it's now 13 years old -- we still get comments on it!
Forum: Nikon Mirrorless 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 162
Views: 7,664
Posted By Vince Lupo
Sweet little sparrow perched among the...

Sweet little sparrow perched among the brush.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49660453562_049fb75e6b_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2iEjNGA)
White Throated Sparrow. (https://flic.kr/p/2iEjNGA) by...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 137
Views: 8,092
Posted By Vince Lupo
Duplicate Post.

Duplicate Post.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 137
Views: 8,092
Posted By Vince Lupo
Ok thanks -- clearly there are a few things I can...

Ok thanks -- clearly there are a few things I can improve!
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 105
Views: 6,466
Posted By Vince Lupo
If you're going to look at stereo images, may as...

If you're going to look at stereo images, may as well do it in style....

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49659505197_21a3695338_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2iEeWMt)
First Stereo Card with Viewer...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 105
Views: 6,466
Posted By Vince Lupo
That's an idea - hopefully I could find one for...

That's an idea - hopefully I could find one for less than $260 :)
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 105
Views: 6,466
Posted By Vince Lupo
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49659347612_66...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49659347612_66b86efe3e_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2iEe8Wu)
First Stereo Card! (https://flic.kr/p/2iEe8Wu) by Vince Lupo...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 137
Views: 8,092
Posted By Vince Lupo
Thanks for the encouragement and suggestions! ...

Thanks for the encouragement and suggestions! Are you using Photoflo after the plates are washed?

Here is my first stereo card - and it works! This is scanned from my Nikon Z7 - I had to swap the...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 137
Views: 8,092
Posted By Vince Lupo
I've also posted this in the stereo...

I've also posted this in the stereo thread....

First plates!

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First Plates2 (https://flic.kr/p/2iE6kTf)...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 105
Views: 6,466
Posted By Vince Lupo
I've also posted this in the J. Lane Dry Plate...

I've also posted this in the J. Lane Dry Plate thread....

First plates!

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49657826896_4ef7b80ac1_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2iE6kTf)
First Plates2...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 104
Views: 6,651
Posted By Vince Lupo
Now not so...

Now not so new....

https://live.staticflickr.com/3706/14280359902_896f27df92_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/nKUztL)
Cayman at Blackwater (https://flic.kr/p/nKUztL) by Vince Lupo...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 105
Views: 6,466
Posted By Vince Lupo
Very exciting news - Heidoscop is all done. ...

Very exciting news - Heidoscop is all done. Light leaks have been (hopefully!) all fixed, everything is adjusted and good. I just found tonight a replacement hood mirror and that should be here...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 21
Views: 836
Posted By Vince Lupo
Yeah actually it’s the very one I’m looking at.

Yeah actually it’s the very one I’m looking at.
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 724
Views: 56,947
Posted By Vince Lupo
From a 4"x5" black and white neg, circa 1996. ...

From a 4"x5" black and white neg, circa 1996. Originally printed as a platinum-palladium, so I toned it slightly in that direction.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49652374908_91bc76fc04_b.jpg...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 21
Views: 836
Posted By Vince Lupo
Many thanks -- I have my eye on one on eBay, I'll...

Many thanks -- I have my eye on one on eBay, I'll see where it goes!
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 21
Views: 836
Posted By Vince Lupo
Ah okay, I understand. So lining up the '1' on...

Ah okay, I understand. So lining up the '1' on the back window should work just fine then.

Sounds much easier than the 120 back on the Heidsoscop -- with that one, I have to remember to wind on...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 21
Views: 836
Posted By Vince Lupo
Many thanks guys -- yes I can definitely...

Many thanks guys -- yes I can definitely appreciate the 'Old World' quality and look about them. I picked up a Heidoscope a few weeks ago and an Old Standard would go nicely with it.
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 21
Views: 836
Posted By Vince Lupo
Can someone explain to me about the two film...

Can someone explain to me about the two film indicator windows? I know there's one on the bottom and one on the back. When loading 120 film, do you line the "1" up with the bottom window or the...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 21
Views: 836
Posted By Vince Lupo
Ha glad I inspire someone! Looking at photos...

Ha glad I inspire someone!

Looking at photos of it, I guess you need to get one of those special Rollei straps with the slit/hole arrangement on the ends. Not sure if a scissors type strap would...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 21
Views: 836
Posted By Vince Lupo
Rolleiflex Old Standard...

I've been bitten by the film bug yet again, hopefully this time it will stick.

I'm thinking of getting a Rolleiflex Old Standard -- does anyone have any words of wisdom regarding this model? Use? ...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 105
Views: 6,466
Posted By Vince Lupo
Try this -- it worked perfectly when viewed...

Try this -- it worked perfectly when viewed through my Brian May 'Lite Owl 3D Viewer'.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49648118881_801ea942ab.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2iDeA2F)
Riley in Stereo2...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 105
Views: 6,466
Posted By Vince Lupo
Yeah funny you say that -- I just tried it and it...

Yeah funny you say that -- I just tried it and it works! You have to pretty much cross your eyes and get close to the computer screen, but as you pull away from the screen it pops into 3D. Takes a...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 105
Views: 6,466
Posted By Vince Lupo
I'll find out in a couple of weeks when it...

I'll find out in a couple of weeks when it arrives (coming from Europe). I suppose the fact that it's basically a point and shoot (fixed focus) might help in the handling department. If you look at...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 105
Views: 6,466
Posted By Vince Lupo
I don't think that picture frame glass will fit...

I don't think that picture frame glass will fit in these septums - this glass is about half that thickness (these are about 1mm, picture frame glass is 2mm-2.5mm). Luckily there were two old glass...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 105
Views: 6,466
Posted By Vince Lupo
Mmm not really. The total weight of the camera...

Mmm not really. The total weight of the camera is about 3 lbs. the back is 1 lb 6 oz of that 3 lbs - the glass itself weighs very little.

I found a bummed-out Voigtlander 12 exposure glass plate...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 105
Views: 6,466
Posted By Vince Lupo
So then does the left frame become the right and...

So then does the left frame become the right and the right become the left in order to work properly?
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 105
Views: 6,466
Posted By Vince Lupo
No I just have the standard bulb. I see the LED...

No I just have the standard bulb. I see the LED bulb available online - I may get it or just stick with what I have for the time being.

Right now Frank Marshman has both the Revere and the...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 105
Views: 6,466
Posted By Vince Lupo
Got my first stereo film back from Dwayne's...

Got my first stereo film back from Dwayne's yesterday.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49634882633_dbbbd249f9_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2iC4Kmv)
First Stereo Slides (https://flic.kr/p/2iC4Kmv) by...
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 5,573
Views: 855,582
Posted By Vince Lupo
Expose for the highlights -- pretend you have...

Expose for the highlights -- pretend you have slide film in the camera. Shoot DNG. Enjoy.
Forum: Photography General Interest 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 63
Views: 3,698
Posted By Vince Lupo
Okay Godfrey - you know what we're expecting of...

Okay Godfrey - you know what we're expecting of you, to verify that you are in fact worthy of this exceedingly special camera.....

Cat photos. Lots of cat photos :)
Forum: Photography General Interest 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 63
Views: 3,698
Posted By Vince Lupo
Ah so it’s not a Konost after all! Congrats -...

Ah so it’s not a Konost after all!

Congrats - I’d love one.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 105
Views: 6,466
Posted By Vince Lupo
Um, stereo cameras are supposed to come in pairs,...

Um, stereo cameras are supposed to come in pairs, right?

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Stereoflektoskop (https://flic.kr/p/2iB78PM) by...
Forum: Nikon Mirrorless 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 162
Views: 7,664
Posted By Vince Lupo
The M lenses seem to do fine on the Z7, but the...

The M lenses seem to do fine on the Z7, but the prime lenses that are dedicated for the Z are great too. I think I need to do more of a comparative study of the M lenses (Z7 vs my M-D, for example)...
Forum: Nikon Mirrorless 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 162
Views: 7,664
Posted By Vince Lupo
I know, that's why I've been hesitating on the...

I know, that's why I've been hesitating on the M10M! The Z7 is pretty good in that department, especially in prints.
Forum: Zeiss Contax 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 32
Views: 2,115
Posted By Vince Lupo
I believe so - I managed to find a few more shots...

I believe so - I managed to find a few more shots of it (I sold the camera kit years ago). I do recall that it had an AU serial number, so I believe it was a 1a. 1 dimple, no foot. It worked just...
Forum: Zeiss Contax 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 32
Views: 2,115
Posted By Vince Lupo
Can't just have the camera on its own -- it needs...

Can't just have the camera on its own -- it needs a few friends :)

https://live.staticflickr.com/1819/44181481781_4b433b9ba9_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2ajaDgT)
contax1 (https://flic.kr/p/2ajaDgT) by...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 724
Views: 56,947
Posted By Vince Lupo
Sure I can see if I can do that.

Sure I can see if I can do that.
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 724
Views: 56,947
Posted By Vince Lupo
I don't know, actually. I don't think I went...

I don't know, actually. I don't think I went sharpening-crazy on it, but of course anything is possible. What I am going to do tomorrow is have one of our local photo labs do a high-grade scan of...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 173
Views: 16,092
Posted By Vince Lupo
Yes true enough, guess I was looking at it more...

Yes true enough, guess I was looking at it more from a working photographer's point of view.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 4,695
Views: 1,329,035
Posted By Vince Lupo
One of my photographic mentors. M2,...

One of my photographic mentors. M2, Tri-X.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49609703411_641440a0fe_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2izQGrZ)
Dave Heath 1993 (https://flic.kr/p/2izQGrZ) by Vince Lupo...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 173
Views: 16,092
Posted By Vince Lupo
Yes you're probably right, though I'm personally...

Yes you're probably right, though I'm personally not up on the nuances of all the camera manufacturers. I just checked my D800 and it does offer Uncompressed, Compressed and Lossless Compressed, as...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 173
Views: 16,092
Posted By Vince Lupo
Nikon Z7 offers small (4128x2752), medium...

Nikon Z7 offers small (4128x2752), medium (6192x4128) and large (8256x5504) RAW (NEF) file options, as well as a 12 or 14-bit depth. Not sure about the Z6, but yeah it’s out there.

And yes, I...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 4,695
Views: 1,329,035
Posted By Vince Lupo
M2 and...

M2 and Tri-X.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49604210017_6ea7482482_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2izmxsi)
Steve Karen Anne and Rob (https://flic.kr/p/2izmxsi) by Vince Lupo...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 724
Views: 56,947
Posted By Vince Lupo
I think if I did do a show, I might have to see...

I think if I did do a show, I might have to see about getting better scans than what the Z7 can deliver. I made an 11”x16” test print of the carrousel photo today (just before I ran out of both...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 294
Views: 51,948
Posted By Vince Lupo
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49600226998_7d...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49600226998_7d17afc895_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2iz18ry)
Hannah (https://flic.kr/p/2iz18ry) by Vince Lupo (https://www.flickr.com/photos/direction-one-inc/), on...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 4,695
Views: 1,329,035
Posted By Vince Lupo
M2 and...

M2 and Tri-X.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49600226998_7d17afc895_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2iz18ry)
Hannah (https://flic.kr/p/2iz18ry) by Vince Lupo...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 1,055
Views: 189,883
Posted By Vince Lupo
This is the first time I'm working on this...

This is the first time I'm working on this picture -- been sitting in a binder since 1993 and I've never seen it as anything other than a negative. Taken on the Paris Metro - no idea who they...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 1,055
Views: 189,883
Posted By Vince Lupo
Many thanks Larry -- I've been working on this...

Many thanks Larry -- I've been working on this image in one form or another since I took it in 1993. I have some gelatin silver prints of it, but one day I'm going to pay to have a really...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 1,055
Views: 189,883
Posted By Vince Lupo
M2,...

M2, Tri-X.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49599712241_1eef63945a_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2iyXuqr)
Carrousel de la Tour Eiffel (https://flic.kr/p/2iyXuqr) by Vince Lupo...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 1,055
Views: 189,883
Posted By Vince Lupo
M2,...

M2, Tri-X.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49597313796_ac1f0c2497_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2iyKcrW)
Untitled 1993 #4 (https://flic.kr/p/2iyKcrW) by Vince Lupo...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 4,695
Views: 1,329,035
Posted By Vince Lupo
M2, Tri-X. Extending the definition of a...

M2, Tri-X. Extending the definition of a 'portrait' just a bit :)

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Untitled 1993...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 724
Views: 56,947
Posted By Vince Lupo
M2 and Tri-X, 1993. One of my very few wedding...

M2 and Tri-X, 1993. One of my very few wedding photos.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49596326901_8e4b97de90_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2iyE95v)
Wedding (https://flic.kr/p/2iyE95v) by Vince Lupo...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 4,695
Views: 1,329,035
Posted By Vince Lupo
Nice colours and subject. Nice handling of all...

Nice colours and subject. Nice handling of all those highlights as well!
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 4,695
Views: 1,329,035
Posted By Vince Lupo
The late, great, Rob Gooblar. 1993, M2 and...

The late, great, Rob Gooblar. 1993, M2 and Tri-X.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49596195176_45ffbf6d36_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2iyDsVo)
Rob Gooblar2 (https://flic.kr/p/2iyDsVo) by Vince Lupo...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 724
Views: 56,947
Posted By Vince Lupo
Many thanks -- that was a total luck shot, though...

Many thanks -- that was a total luck shot, though I think it could be better. I think I did that back in about 1998 as well (1998 seems to have been a productive year for me!) for a regional...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 724
Views: 56,947
Posted By Vince Lupo
Ok you finally made me scan a colour slide. I...

Ok you finally made me scan a colour slide.

I have a feeling that this was shot with a Nikon F100, likely Ektachrome (without tearing into the mount, just a guess). Also from the wayback...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 4,695
Views: 1,329,035
Posted By Vince Lupo
Well I've just taken the plunge back into film...

Well I've just taken the plunge back into film with a couple of old stereo cameras, so we'll have to see. Want to give my wallet a little rest, plus I'm still enjoying shooting digital black and...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 4,695
Views: 1,329,035
Posted By Vince Lupo
Many thanks - makes me wonder if I should go back...

Many thanks - makes me wonder if I should go back to an M2 and HP5!

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49591273838_6e5f3d7b78_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2iydeYJ)
Laurie2 (https://flic.kr/p/2iydeYJ)...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 4,695
Views: 1,329,035
Posted By Vince Lupo
That darned M2 and HP5...

That darned M2 and HP5 again.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49590940527_f7a8f285c9_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2iybwTZ)
Laurie (https://flic.kr/p/2iybwTZ) by Vince Lupo...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 724
Views: 56,947
Posted By Vince Lupo
Many thanks Huss - yeah back in the 90's I guess...

Many thanks Huss - yeah back in the 90's I guess I was okay. Not sure where I went wrong - maybe I need to go back to an M2 and HP5?

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49590940527_f7a8f285c9_b.jpg...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 724
Views: 56,947
Posted By Vince Lupo
The M2 and HP5, from...

The M2 and HP5, from 1998.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49588509923_af02bf02f8_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2ixY5n2)
Marc Castelli (https://flic.kr/p/2ixY5n2) by Vince Lupo...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 4,695
Views: 1,329,035
Posted By Vince Lupo
One from 1998. M2 and...

One from 1998. M2 and HP5.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49588509923_af02bf02f8_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2ixY5n2)
Marc Castelli (https://flic.kr/p/2ixY5n2) by Vince Lupo...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 687
Views: 62,246
Posted By Vince Lupo
Godfrey I hope that Hasselblad 907x doesn't...

Godfrey I hope that Hasselblad 907x doesn't become another Konost!

On a serious note, I'd be interested to see sales figures of the M-D vs M10-D to see if the upgrades/additions to the M10-D has...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 687
Views: 62,246
Posted By Vince Lupo
I definitely agree! I wish they had just stuck...

I definitely agree! I wish they had just stuck with the initial motif, rather than adding all that extra junk (like the wifi, fake advance lever etc), plus moving the ISO dial. The ISO dial on the...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 105
Views: 6,466
Posted By Vince Lupo
I would hope not! Still trying to figure the...

I would hope not! Still trying to figure the first one out :)

I'm going to send both off to Frank Marshman after my test rolls are done - the Revere needs to have its vertical rangefinder alignment...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 687
Views: 62,246
Posted By Vince Lupo
Another version of Moonrise,...

Another version of Moonrise, Mesilla.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49587849017_a60a0ebb01_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2ixUFU6)
Moonrise Mesilla2 (https://flic.kr/p/2ixUFU6) by Vince Lupo...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 724
Views: 56,947
Posted By Vince Lupo
Yeah 4x5 HP5. I was a 4x5, 5x7, 8x10 rat back...

Yeah 4x5 HP5. I was a 4x5, 5x7, 8x10 rat back then. Actually I will be back in Savannah in a few weeks, and I just discovered that it's still there (14 E. 73rd Street). If I remember to do it I'll...
Forum: Nikon Mirrorless 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 83
Views: 3,017
Posted By Vince Lupo
I've tried the 50 Summicron for some actual...

I've tried the 50 Summicron for some actual shooting (not just the previous tests) on the Z7 and it's totally fine - I can't necessarily see that its performance would be inherently better on an M...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 105
Views: 6,466
Posted By Vince Lupo
Camera arrived late yesterday -- very...

Camera arrived late yesterday -- very interesting!

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49583647977_d5f6c083f5_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2ixxa5n)
Heidoscop1 (https://flic.kr/p/2ixxa5n) by Vince Lupo...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 88
Views: 4,641
Posted By Vince Lupo
We shall see! I have to figure out how the 120...

We shall see! I have to figure out how the 120 back works, as itís quite a contraption.

From what Iíve read, this camera was the first model built by Franke and Heidecke, first in 4x13 format and...
Forum: Nikon Mirrorless 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 83
Views: 3,017
Posted By Vince Lupo
I have an M-D, so I could compare. But itís only...

I have an M-D, so I could compare. But itís only 24mp, as compared to the Z7ís 45.7, so not sure if it would be a fair fight. However if youíd like me to give it a shot, I can.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 4,695
Views: 1,329,035
Posted By Vince Lupo
Many thanks but sorry to disappoint - this is old...

Many thanks but sorry to disappoint - this is old work, I just finally found a good way to scan it all.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49564500042_e1e74aba10_b.jpg...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 88
Views: 4,641
Posted By Vince Lupo
Yes stereo camera with a 120 back, as well as a...

Yes stereo camera with a 120 back, as well as a plate back.
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 88
Views: 4,641
Posted By Vince Lupo
Itís a TLR, right? A Triple Lens Reflex!

Itís a TLR, right? A Triple Lens Reflex!
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 4,695
Views: 1,329,035
Posted By Vince Lupo
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49566912971_0d...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49566912971_0df1870a44_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2iw4okM)
Mike (https://flic.kr/p/2iw4okM) by Vince Lupo (https://www.flickr.com/photos/direction-one-inc/), on...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 88
Views: 4,641
Posted By Vince Lupo
I’ll be very curious to see what effect this...

I’ll be very curious to see what effect this Rollei has on people. Just got it today :)

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49564074343_5d6182a99a_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2ivNQvV)
Heidoscop...
Forum: Nikon Mirrorless 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 162
Views: 7,664
Posted By Vince Lupo
Looks almost Beartooth-ish.

Looks almost Beartooth-ish.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 02-23-2020
Replies: 105
Views: 6,466
Posted By Vince Lupo
Should have it tomorrow - Iíll let you all know...

Should have it tomorrow - Iíll let you all know how it is!
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 02-22-2020
Replies: 724
Views: 56,947
Posted By Vince Lupo
Trying a bit of 120 film, using a Lomography...

Trying a bit of 120 film, using a Lomography Digitaliza on a small lightbox. Not a great shot, but one to start with. From about...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 02-22-2020
Replies: 724
Views: 56,947
Posted By Vince Lupo
Wow those are some serious colours there Huss!

Wow those are some serious colours there Huss!
Forum: Nikon Mirrorless 02-22-2020
Replies: 162
Views: 7,664
Posted By Vince Lupo
Many thanks Benjamin - I have a very tolerant...

Many thanks Benjamin - I have a very tolerant wife :)

Based on the results I’ve been getting from this camera, from its ability to provide great-looking scans with the ES-2, to its video, as well as...
Forum: Nikon Mirrorless 02-22-2020
Replies: 162
Views: 7,664
Posted By Vince Lupo
With the 60mm Micro G wide open, ISO...

With the 60mm Micro G wide open, ISO 1600.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49568427558_8e79f47fc4_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2iwc9zm)
Micro Riley (https://flic.kr/p/2iwc9zm) by Vince Lupo...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 02-21-2020
Replies: 724
Views: 56,947
Posted By Vince Lupo
Well a straight scan will be a) a RAW file and b)...

Well a straight scan will be a) a RAW file and b) a negative. I can post it, but it honestly won't really mean much. It will actually be pretty flat and have a slightly greenish cast.

The negs...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 02-21-2020
Replies: 724
Views: 56,947
Posted By Vince Lupo
Shot on 'Standard' Picture Control, not sure it...

Shot on 'Standard' Picture Control, not sure it made any difference.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49566912971_0df1870a44_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2iw4okM)
Mike (https://flic.kr/p/2iw4okM) by...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 02-21-2020
Replies: 724
Views: 56,947
Posted By Vince Lupo
Sure I can give that a try -- I have Negative Lab...

Sure I can give that a try -- I have Negative Lab Pro, so no worries there. I don't really use LR very much -- I'm more of a PhotoShop CC and Silver Efex Pro guy.
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 02-21-2020
Replies: 724
Views: 56,947
Posted By Vince Lupo
No I'm scanning in RAW -- if you go into the 'Set...

No I'm scanning in RAW -- if you go into the 'Set Picture Control' option, you can choose 'Monochrome' in the menu. It still records as an NEF...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 02-21-2020
Replies: 724
Views: 56,947
Posted By Vince Lupo
Thanks for the suggestions and encouragement --...

Thanks for the suggestions and encouragement -- yes I think now that I got the sharpness thing worked out, I'm going to just work with it as-is. Yes you're right, no software will get rid of it, but...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 02-21-2020
Replies: 724
Views: 56,947
Posted By Vince Lupo
Many thanks -- a couple of things I did notice...

Many thanks -- a couple of things I did notice about my scans, and I've since made a change. First, I had the ES-2 too close to the lens. Stupid me didn't realize that the unit could slide forward...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-21-2020
Replies: 9,248
Views: 923,355
Posted By Vince Lupo
Trouble...

Trouble ahead....

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49564074343_5d6182a99a_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2ivNQvV)
Heidoscop (https://flic.kr/p/2ivNQvV) by Vince Lupo...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-21-2020
Replies: 1,425
Views: 348,908
Posted By Vince Lupo
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49565847071_2c...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49565847071_2c21593682_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2ivXVuc)
Sally Mann (https://flic.kr/p/2ivXVuc) by Vince Lupo (https://www.flickr.com/photos/direction-one-inc/),...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 02-21-2020
Replies: 724
Views: 56,947
Posted By Vince Lupo
Delta...

Delta 400.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49564619466_4e4d38b297_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2ivRCyA)
Marlboros (https://flic.kr/p/2ivRCyA) by Vince Lupo...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 02-21-2020
Replies: 105
Views: 6,466
Posted By Vince Lupo
Things are about to go sideways very...

Things are about to go sideways very quickly....

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49564074343_5d6182a99a_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2ivNQvV)
Heidoscop (https://flic.kr/p/2ivNQvV) by Vince Lupo...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 02-20-2020
Replies: 724
Views: 56,947
Posted By Vince Lupo
Many thanks guys - all of this stuff is from...

Many thanks guys - all of this stuff is from 'back in the day' and I'm looking at much of it for the first time in many years.

This shot I'm looking at for the first time - I never printed it. My...
Forum: RFF Polls 02-20-2020
Replies: 94
Views: 3,490
Posted By Vince Lupo
All the time -- if nothing else, if I bump the...

All the time -- if nothing else, if I bump the front of the lens I end up bumping the hood and not the edge of the lens or even the front element itself (particularly for lenses that have elements...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 02-20-2020
Replies: 724
Views: 56,947
Posted By Vince Lupo
Another attempt - this is Delta...

Another attempt - this is Delta 400.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49562364271_1cdf2d930f_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2ivE5aV)
Jeff From Jacksonville (https://flic.kr/p/2ivE5aV) by Vince Lupo...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 02-20-2020
Replies: 724
Views: 56,947
Posted By Vince Lupo
Thanks for the suggestions -- I'll give that all...

Thanks for the suggestions -- I'll give that all a try.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 02-20-2020
Replies: 104
Views: 3,010
Posted By Vince Lupo
That's a really nice shot - has a bit of Bill...

That's a really nice shot - has a bit of Bill Brandt/Bruce Davidson in terms of tonality. Good moment.
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 02-20-2020
Replies: 724
Views: 56,947
Posted By Vince Lupo
Testing out the Z7 with the ES-2 and the 60mm G...

Testing out the Z7 with the ES-2 and the 60mm G lens.

All HP5

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49556062723_f7a271f722_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2iv6LWx)
Mrs Driggs (https://flic.kr/p/2iv6LWx) by...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-19-2020
Replies: 4,695
Views: 1,329,035
Posted By Vince Lupo
M2,...

M2, HP5

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49556062723_f7a271f722_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2iv6LWx)
Mrs Driggs (https://flic.kr/p/2iv6LWx) by Vince Lupo...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 02-18-2020
Replies: 17
Views: 904
Posted By Vince Lupo
I think the difference in weight between the...

I think the difference in weight between the Nikon Z7 with a native 50/1.8 and the new Leica Monochrom (M10M) with a 50mm Summilux is about 110 grams (Nikon being the heavier of the two when compared...
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 02-18-2020
Replies: 55
Views: 2,919
Posted By Vince Lupo
No it’s fine - I just discovered that the Z7 has...

No it’s fine - I just discovered that the Z7 has been working for me quite well, and the black and white images from it are very much to my liking (plus I’m waiting to see if the 61mp Z8 comes to...
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 02-18-2020
Replies: 55
Views: 2,919
Posted By Vince Lupo
Yeah really - blame it on the Z7!

Yeah really - blame it on the Z7!
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 02-18-2020
Replies: 55
Views: 2,919
Posted By Vince Lupo
If there is, it will be very much down the road. ...

If there is, it will be very much down the road. I’ve actually gotten a bit tired of spending $8k+ on a body that starts to depreciate the minute you drive it off the lot. But that’s the way it...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 02-18-2020
Replies: 17
Views: 904
Posted By Vince Lupo
Yeah it's a super camera. Waiting to see if in...

Yeah it's a super camera. Waiting to see if in fact the Z8 comes out later this year.

Yes the magnifier does help, especially with my 35/2 V1 goggled Summicron. With that particular lens it makes...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 02-18-2020
Replies: 17
Views: 904
Posted By Vince Lupo
I'm still here with mine...

I'm still here with mine :)

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48215645251_e054f36d3b_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2gsDMwt)
Camcraft Z-Housing2 (https://flic.kr/p/2gsDMwt) by Vince Lupo...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 02-18-2020
Replies: 104
Views: 3,010
Posted By Vince Lupo
Somewhat related, this is a really interesting...

Somewhat related, this is a really interesting video of Ansel Adams and his famous 'Moonrise, Hernandez'. For those of you who think that his stunning photo just popped out of the camera as-is onto...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 02-18-2020
Replies: 105
Views: 6,466
Posted By Vince Lupo
Well let's see -- I just ordered a copy of the...

Well let's see -- I just ordered a copy of the Realist Manual (they are not cheap, if you want a good one!), and I now have some slide mounts, I have a Revere 22 viewer (a really nice one), and some...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-18-2020
Replies: 3,347
Views: 579,304
Posted By Vince Lupo
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49545736241_67...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49545736241_6748b0c220_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2iubReK)
America Lost its Glove (https://flic.kr/p/2iubReK) by Vince Lupo...
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 02-18-2020
Replies: 55
Views: 2,919
Posted By Vince Lupo
Believe it or not, I actually sold my 246 a...

Believe it or not, I actually sold my 246 a couple of weeks ago (I was one of the very first people on the US East Coast to get one when they came out in 2015, and had an M9M previously). I've...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 02-18-2020
Replies: 105
Views: 6,466
Posted By Vince Lupo
I took the Revere out for its maiden voyage...

I took the Revere out for its maiden voyage yesterday. My wife and I were in DC for the day and played tourists. One thing I did find with this camera is that I could truly take 'tourist' photos...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-18-2020
Replies: 171
Views: 11,275
Posted By Vince Lupo
Thanks Henry - that was a tough one, as the...

Thanks Henry - that was a tough one, as the cotton harvester was bouncing along in the field in the evening and I had a hard time getting a sharp photo, particularly in those close quarters of the...
Forum: Nikon Mirrorless 02-15-2020
Replies: 162
Views: 7,664
Posted By Vince Lupo
A rather large early morning visitor to our...

A rather large early morning visitor to our backyard.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49538307917_c00b1cca6a_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2itwM4c)
Red Shouldered Hawk Z7 (https://flic.kr/p/2itwM4c)...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 02-15-2020
Replies: 105
Views: 6,466
Posted By Vince Lupo
So Iím assuming that they have slide mounts...

So Iím assuming that they have slide mounts specific to that camera?
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 02-14-2020
Replies: 105
Views: 6,466
Posted By Vince Lupo
Yeah nice one :) Back to that ISO Duplex 120...

Yeah nice one :)

Back to that ISO Duplex 120 cameras -- they produce a 24mm x 24mm image on 120 film. Are there slide mounts available for that???
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 02-14-2020
Replies: 105
Views: 6,466
Posted By Vince Lupo
Not that I'm buying another camera -- but do you...

Not that I'm buying another camera -- but do you guys know anything about those Duplex 120 cameras? They produce a 24x24 image on 120 film. Do they require special 'Duplex' slide mounts? Just...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 02-13-2020
Replies: 724
Views: 56,947
Posted By Vince Lupo
Yes I have the FTZ adapter, so no worries there. ...

Yes I have the FTZ adapter, so no worries there. Active D Lighting boosts shadow detail and has a few levels of adjustment (and usually you have to adjust your exposure depending upon which level...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 02-13-2020
Replies: 724
Views: 56,947
Posted By Vince Lupo
Huss I just ordered the ES-2 and the 60mm G lens...

Huss I just ordered the ES-2 and the 60mm G lens for my Z7. Do you do anything with the Active D Lighting setting? Would that, theoretically, help reveal more shadow detail? Or does that not make...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 02-13-2020
Replies: 105
Views: 6,466
Posted By Vince Lupo
Here are some photos of the newly-acquired...

Here are some photos of the newly-acquired camera:

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49529466113_5b99b16cb8_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2isKsGi)
Revere Stereo1 (https://flic.kr/p/2isKsGi) by Vince...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 02-12-2020
Replies: 105
Views: 6,466
Posted By Vince Lupo
Good advice. The viewfinder has a bubble level...

Good advice. The viewfinder has a bubble level in it, so Iíll have to keep a squinty eye on it. Iíll post a few photos of it when I have a chance. Iíll see if I can locate an alignment gauge set.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 02-12-2020
Replies: 105
Views: 6,466
Posted By Vince Lupo
Well I just took the plunge and also bought a...

Well I just took the plunge and also bought a viewer and some slide mounts. So yeah, I guess I will be shooting some slide film. Hmm....guess I need to buy some of that too!
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-12-2020
Replies: 4,695
Views: 1,329,035
Posted By Vince Lupo
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49524770451_a0...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49524770451_a0d4fc490d_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2iskoQB)
Bruce (https://flic.kr/p/2iskoQB) by Vince Lupo (https://www.flickr.com/photos/direction-one-inc/), on...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 02-11-2020
Replies: 105
Views: 6,466
Posted By Vince Lupo
This is going to be (hopefully!) one of those...

This is going to be (hopefully!) one of those rare occasions in which I stick to one camera. Too many cameras in my life is getting too confusing for me.

Wait a sec - did I just say that??? ...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-11-2020
Replies: 8
Views: 422
Posted By Vince Lupo
Locally, Archival Arts in Halethorpe (Baltimore):...

Locally, Archival Arts in Halethorpe (Baltimore): www.archivalarts.com

They can also do mounting and framing if you need it. Talk to Jeff Salava.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 02-11-2020
Replies: 1,136
Views: 243,942
Posted By Vince Lupo
My dearly departed friend and mentor, Rob...

My dearly departed friend and mentor, Rob Gooblar. Leica III and 5cm Summar.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49522632551_ea1c1ffcc0_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2is9rjg)
Rob Gooblar...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 02-11-2020
Replies: 105
Views: 6,466
Posted By Vince Lupo
Yup got that covered - I should be receiving my...

Yup got that covered - I should be receiving my camera tomorrow, and maybe might even shoot some this weekend. Very excited :)

Wet plate - mmm don’t think that’s going to happen at my end anytime...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-11-2020
Replies: 171
Views: 11,275
Posted By Vince Lupo
https://live.staticflickr.com/358/18961989912_55e2...

https://live.staticflickr.com/358/18961989912_55e242549c_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/uTB9Yy)
Hermione1 (https://flic.kr/p/uTB9Yy) by Vince Lupo (https://www.flickr.com/photos/direction-one-inc/), on...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 02-10-2020
Replies: 105
Views: 6,466
Posted By Vince Lupo
Gotcha - I guess Iíll have to scan each frame...

Gotcha - I guess Iíll have to scan each frame individually, not a big deal. Iíll try to just match up the spacing and size with an original stereo card.

This is very exciting :)
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 02-10-2020
Replies: 105
Views: 6,466
Posted By Vince Lupo
Can someone tell me what the separation is...

Can someone tell me what the separation is between the pairs of images? Would the pair be the equivalent of a 24x36mm frame? Or is it wider?
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 02-10-2020
Replies: 105
Views: 6,466
Posted By Vince Lupo
I don’t know of too many photographers who had...

I don’t know of too many photographers who had done much of their best work by the time they were 20!
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 02-10-2020
Replies: 105
Views: 6,466
Posted By Vince Lupo
Thanks Bob - a quick online search revealed that...

Thanks Bob - a quick online search revealed that the Realist Manual can be had for anywhere from $25 on up ($25 seems to get you one in poor condition). And I’m not totally ruling out slides, just...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 02-10-2020
Replies: 105
Views: 6,466
Posted By Vince Lupo
I appreciate the sentiment, but what I’d like to...

I appreciate the sentiment, but what I’d like to initially do is try to make my own stereo cards. This Brian May book has given me the motivation. Maybe I’ll do slides at some point, but that’s my...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 02-10-2020
Replies: 105
Views: 6,466
Posted By Vince Lupo
Many thanks -- interesting that you mention...

Many thanks -- interesting that you mention Lartigue. Back in 1993 I attended the opening of a Lartigue show (En Route Monsieur Lartigue) at the Palais de Tokyo in Paris, and one of the very clever...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 02-10-2020
Replies: 105
Views: 6,466
Posted By Vince Lupo
Bumping an old thread here -- my wife purchased...

Bumping an old thread here -- my wife purchased one of Brian May's stereoscopic books a couple of weeks ago, and we're really getting a lot of enjoyment out of it. Of course I've now gotten bit by...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 02-10-2020
Replies: 687
Views: 62,246
Posted By Vince Lupo
Sold the Monochrom 246, keeping the M-D. My...

Sold the Monochrom 246, keeping the M-D.


My loving wife just picked up one of Brian May's stereoscopic photography books -- really...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-08-2020
Replies: 336
Views: 39,684
Posted By Vince Lupo
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49503592227_55...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49503592227_5569db2e94_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2iqsRhP)
Peanuts8 (https://flic.kr/p/2iqsRhP) by Vince Lupo (https://www.flickr.com/photos/direction-one-inc/), on...
Forum: Jim Lager - Leica Historian 02-08-2020
Replies: 7
Views: 976
Posted By Vince Lupo
Nice that Jim was able to verify it!

Nice that Jim was able to verify it!
Forum: Nikon Mirrorless 02-07-2020
Replies: 162
Views: 7,664
Posted By Vince Lupo
Vince Lupo - wildlife photographer! First two...

Vince Lupo - wildlife photographer!

First two are with the 85/1.8, third one is with the 200-500/5.6 with the FTZ adapter.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49503592227_5569db2e94_b.jpg...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 02-07-2020
Replies: 38
Views: 1,913
Posted By Vince Lupo
Your work is really super, Michael. Likely among...

Your work is really super, Michael. Likely among the best on RFF (if not the best!).

I do have a 'business' question for you, if you don't mind -- what happens to your photos? Do you work for wire...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-07-2020
Replies: 240
Views: 26,940
Posted By Vince Lupo
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49243644702_86...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49243644702_8654ed9f5f_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2i2uxWW)
Dell City FFA Welcomes You (https://flic.kr/p/2i2uxWW) by Vince Lupo...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 02-07-2020
Replies: 101
Views: 3,750
Posted By Vince Lupo
I mean bottom line, you gotta have fun once in a...

I mean bottom line, you gotta have fun once in a while right?
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 02-07-2020
Replies: 101
Views: 3,750
Posted By Vince Lupo
Yeah it's my 'compensation' lens :)

Yeah it's my 'compensation' lens :)
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 02-07-2020
Replies: 101
Views: 3,750
Posted By Vince Lupo
Oh Charles - that's just the baby. This is the...

Oh Charles - that's just the baby.

This is the beast :)

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49502423312_8a5782989c_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2iqmRP7)
560 Telyt (https://flic.kr/p/2iqmRP7) by Vince...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 02-07-2020
Replies: 101
Views: 3,750
Posted By Vince Lupo
Mmmm that's a rare one! And I think that's the...

Mmmm that's a rare one! And I think that's the 400 f/5?
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 02-07-2020
Replies: 101
Views: 3,750
Posted By Vince Lupo
You're right, that particular one linked above is...

You're right, that particular one linked above is really ugly. This one is much nicer :)

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48616994166_a577b411b2_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2h57Nzm)
Filter Turret2...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 02-06-2020
Replies: 27
Views: 1,015
Posted By Vince Lupo
Yeah there were III, IIIa and IIIb models for the...

Yeah there were III, IIIa and IIIb models for the Luftwaffe (I used to have a IIIb model). Seems that they started sending Leicas to the Luftwaffe starting in August 1939 (III and IIIa models), but...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 02-06-2020
Replies: 27
Views: 1,015
Posted By Vince Lupo
Looks like it’s trying to be a Kriegsmarine...

Looks like it’s trying to be a Kriegsmarine (Navy) Leica (which did in fact have the Reichsadler engraved on it). According to Jim Lager in his book, ‘Wehrmacht Leica’, “Determining authenticity of...
Forum: Nikon Mirrorless 02-06-2020
Replies: 162
Views: 7,664
Posted By Vince Lupo
Just love the way that the Z7 renders skin...

Just love the way that the Z7 renders skin texture.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49497425868_30d79d73c5_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2ipVffh)
Supper Prep1 (https://flic.kr/p/2ipVffh) by Vince...
Forum: Nikon Mirrorless 02-04-2020
Replies: 162
Views: 7,664
Posted By Vince Lupo
Many thanks - no Mr. Pan was with the 24-70 f/2.8...

Many thanks - no Mr. Pan was with the 24-70 f/2.8 S lens. I think at like f6.3-8.
Forum: Nikon Mirrorless 02-04-2020
Replies: 162
Views: 7,664
Posted By Vince Lupo
With the 85/1.8 S, at about f/3.5.

With the 85/1.8 S, at about f/3.5.
Forum: Nikon Mirrorless 02-04-2020
Replies: 162
Views: 7,664
Posted By Vince Lupo
A little mid-morning light...

A little mid-morning light today.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49488520177_a89fc8dabf_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2ip8ATT)
Morning Petals (https://flic.kr/p/2ip8ATT) by Vince Lupo...
Forum: Nikon Mirrorless 02-04-2020
Replies: 162
Views: 7,664
Posted By Vince Lupo
Part of a job I shot last...

Part of a job I shot last week.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49487182737_e279165cfa_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2ip1Kjz)
Felicia's (https://flic.kr/p/2ip1Kjz) by Vince Lupo...
Forum: Nikon Mirrorless 02-02-2020
Replies: 162
Views: 7,664
Posted By Vince Lupo
Part of an exceedingly decadent Sunday brunch at...

Part of an exceedingly decadent Sunday brunch at the St. Regis Hotel in Washington, DC. How could I not take the Z7 along! Of course my wife came along too :)

All taken with the...
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 02-02-2020
Replies: 5,573
Views: 855,582
Posted By Vince Lupo
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49477257222_d6...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49477257222_d6ca07da13_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2io8SP1)
Chile Sauce2 (https://flic.kr/p/2io8SP1) by Vince Lupo (https://www.flickr.com/photos/direction-one-inc/),...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 02-02-2020
Replies: 197
Views: 13,971
Posted By Vince Lupo
Roswell is one of my favourite towns in New...

Roswell is one of my favourite towns in New Mexico, and it has this neat little industrial area. Seems to be the repository for corrugated...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 02-02-2020
Replies: 197
Views: 13,971
Posted By Vince Lupo
Yes I have - a couple of times, I think. But...

Yes I have - a couple of times, I think. But only during the daytime.

These are from 2016.

https://live.staticflickr.com/1470/24572555294_a11e587314_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/DroLAs)
In the Garden...
Forum: Nikon Mirrorless 02-01-2020
Replies: 162
Views: 7,664
Posted By Vince Lupo
Getting a little crazy here.... With my bazooka...

Getting a little crazy here....

With my bazooka of a lens -- 560mm f/5.6 Leitz Telyt-M, originally intended for Visoflex. As you can probably tell, I'm not exactly an expert bird photographer :)

I...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 02-01-2020
Replies: 687
Views: 62,246
Posted By Vince Lupo
Still plugging away on this bird...

Still plugging away on this bird business....

With the 400/5.6 Telyt, Camcraft Z-Housing.
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49473700198_bc1f4bd419_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2inPDr1)
February...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 02-01-2020
Replies: 197
Views: 13,971
Posted By Vince Lupo
Robert I think for me it comes from possibly...

Robert I think for me it comes from possibly being a chatty person (my wife does call me a Chatty Cathy!), and being open to talking to and meeting new people. The other thing that did help me in...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 01-30-2020
Replies: 197
Views: 13,971
Posted By Vince Lupo
I still have quite a bit of the paranoid big-city...

I still have quite a bit of the paranoid big-city Canadian in me, so I can appreciate your point of view! Knock on wood, I only ever felt ‘vulnerable’ a few years back when I made the long,...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 01-30-2020
Replies: 197
Views: 13,971
Posted By Vince Lupo
Many thank-you's Brian -- If you can find me a...

Many thank-you's Brian -- If you can find me a gallery in London that would show them, I'd be more than happy to send them on over!
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 01-29-2020
Replies: 197
Views: 13,971
Posted By Vince Lupo
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49462720783_62...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49462720783_6250053d84_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2imRnCK)
Branding5 (https://flic.kr/p/2imRnCK) by Vince Lupo (https://www.flickr.com/photos/direction-one-inc/), on...
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 01-29-2020
Replies: 5,573
Views: 855,582
Posted By Vince Lupo
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49462720783_62...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49462720783_6250053d84_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2imRnCK)
Branding5 (https://flic.kr/p/2imRnCK) by Vince Lupo (https://www.flickr.com/photos/direction-one-inc/), on...
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 01-27-2020
Replies: 21
Views: 840
Posted By Vince Lupo
Really great work Lawrence! For how long did you...

Really great work Lawrence! For how long did you do professional work?
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 01-27-2020
Replies: 21
Views: 840
Posted By Vince Lupo
I’m sure there are a number of photographers who...

I’m sure there are a number of photographers who shoot film for commercial work (but ultimately it likely has to be scanned for most commercial applications and become seemingly 'digitized'?), but...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 01-26-2020
Replies: 197
Views: 13,971
Posted By Vince Lupo
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49447190607_6d...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49447190607_6d21fb833a_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2iktM46)
Jimmy (https://flic.kr/p/2iktM46) by Vince Lupo (https://www.flickr.com/photos/direction-one-inc/), on...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 01-26-2020
Replies: 197
Views: 13,971
Posted By Vince Lupo
Many thanks! As far as ‘access’ goes, up until...

Many thanks! As far as ‘access’ goes, up until this past year it was driving around, chance meetings, and sometimes mutual connections through the friends that I now have here. In the case of the...
Forum: Nikon Mirrorless 01-26-2020
Replies: 162
Views: 7,664
Posted By Vince Lupo
Ya nice one!

Ya nice one!
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 01-26-2020
Replies: 197
Views: 13,971
Posted By Vince Lupo
Not so sure about this one -- I took a bunch of...

Not so sure about this one -- I took a bunch of photos of Jim and Randy this particular morning. It was pretty overcast and gloomy out, so it was kinda dark to begin with. Trying to strike a...
Forum: Nikon Mirrorless 01-25-2020
Replies: 162
Views: 7,664
Posted By Vince Lupo
Many thanks for the link Lynn - that certainly...

Many thanks for the link Lynn - that certainly helps clarify VR and IBIS. It’s a new thing for me, so anything to help the poor boy out is appreciated!
Forum: Nikon Mirrorless 01-25-2020
Replies: 162
Views: 7,664
Posted By Vince Lupo
Wow very interesting! Many thanks for that info...

Wow very interesting! Many thanks for that info -- I'll have to remember to do it!
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 01-25-2020
Replies: 197
Views: 13,971
Posted By Vince Lupo
Next exhibition of Mapping the West is at the...

Next exhibition of Mapping the West is at the Smith House Galleries, 311 S. Main St., Harrisonburg, VA, July 3-31.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49438640532_25304d8377_b.jpg...
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 01-25-2020
Replies: 5,573
Views: 855,582
Posted By Vince Lupo
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49438640532_25...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49438640532_25304d8377_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2ijHXq1)
Josť7 (https://flic.kr/p/2ijHXq1) by Vince Lupo (https://www.flickr.com/photos/direction-one-inc/), on...
Forum: Nikon Mirrorless 01-25-2020
Replies: 162
Views: 7,664
Posted By Vince Lupo
I shot an event with the Z7 two nights ago - a...

I shot an event with the Z7 two nights ago - a grand opening/ribbon cutting of a new assisted living community: https://www.flickr.com/photos/direction-one-inc/albums/72157712825173441

Everything...
Forum: Nikon Mirrorless 01-24-2020
Replies: 5
Views: 427
Posted By Vince Lupo
I think so, and then when you apply a particular...

I think so, and then when you apply a particular lens profile in ACR, it would apply whatever the predetermined corrections there are there.

I can try to 17-35 in the 17mm position and see what...
Forum: Nikon Mirrorless 01-24-2020
Replies: 5
Views: 427
Posted By Vince Lupo
Wow amazing to see a thread with my name in it...

Wow amazing to see a thread with my name in it :)

The widest lens I have is the 17-35 f/2.8 Nikon, so I can certainly try some wide stuff with that.

Glad you are seduced by my awesomeness - I’ll...
Forum: Nikon Mirrorless 01-23-2020
Replies: 83
Views: 3,017
Posted By Vince Lupo
Oh yes, Gordy's are good strong straps.

Oh yes, Gordy's are good strong straps.
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 01-23-2020
Replies: 28
Views: 806
Posted By Vince Lupo
This might provide a bit of inspiration -- just...

This might provide a bit of inspiration -- just saw this in this morning's...
Forum: Nikon Mirrorless 01-22-2020
Replies: 162
Views: 7,664
Posted By Vince Lupo
Actually I was talking about the rocks :)

Actually I was talking about the rocks :)
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