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Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 08-05-2014
Replies: 8
Views: 1,494
Posted By anjoca76
Breaking Bad, which I think is (was) visually...

Breaking Bad, which I think is (was) visually stunning, especially its desert scenes, was all shot on film.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-08-2014
Replies: 41
Views: 3,401
Posted By anjoca76
The M6 has it's flaws, sure. But pound for pound,...

The M6 has it's flaws, sure. But pound for pound, penny for penny, it is the most useful Leica M, hands down. The MP is probably better, but at 3-4 times the price, and the M2, M3, and M4 are better...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-02-2014
Replies: 33
Views: 3,991
Posted By anjoca76
If you've never done that--or something close to...

If you've never done that--or something close to it--you haven't shot enough film. It happens.
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 05-31-2014
Replies: 27
Views: 2,438
Posted By anjoca76
In the grand scheme of things, next to, say,...

In the grand scheme of things, next to, say, climate change or world hunger, fussing over the placement of an aperture ring is silly. But when it comes to photography, along with iso and shutter...
Forum: Simon Says -- SimonSawSunlight Photo Technique 05-27-2014
Replies: 6
Views: 5,107
Posted By anjoca76
Terrific images! Very noir and atmospheric.

Terrific images! Very noir and atmospheric.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-27-2014
Replies: 85
Views: 9,136
Posted By anjoca76
+1. I for a long time shot with an OM-2n and...

+1. I for a long time shot with an OM-2n and loved it. It's small, wonderful to use, and you can get tons of good glass cheap. And the viewfinder is terrific. Had I not sold my soul to Leica...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 05-27-2014
Replies: 22
Views: 12,618
Posted By anjoca76
Great tip! I like the results.

Great tip! I like the results.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-16-2014
Replies: 20
Views: 2,641
Posted By anjoca76
Sheesh. Tough crowd. The guy pays tribute to a...

Sheesh. Tough crowd. The guy pays tribute to a camera most of us love or at least respect in a day and where the rest of the could care less, and he gets picked apart. Kai can be annoying sometimes,...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 05-14-2014
Replies: 73
Views: 10,563
Posted By anjoca76
I guess I don't even know what to make of this...

I guess I don't even know what to make of this post.

As for the interview itself, I coincidentally watched the whole thing a couple weeks ago. GW is always amusing to watch work and listen to speak....
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-14-2014
Replies: 790
Views: 116,491
Posted By anjoca76
These are wonderful! May I ask what film you are...

These are wonderful! May I ask what film you are using? The color looks like Portra 400.

Regardless of the film, the images are terrific, which is all that really matters. I was just curious.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 05-13-2014
Replies: 257
Views: 55,937
Posted By anjoca76
I'd be hard pressed to part with mine. I use my...

I'd be hard pressed to part with mine. I use my iiic a lot, actually. It's quirky, but truly a pleasure to use for leisurely shooting. Prefer it to an M? Most days, no, I'd rather have an M. But...
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 05-13-2014
Replies: 32
Views: 4,648
Posted By anjoca76
Sure, if I had the money for an M9, I'd get an...

Sure, if I had the money for an M9, I'd get an M9. But I don't, so I am exploring other options.
Forum: Optics Theory - 05-13-2014
Replies: 82
Views: 288,476
Posted By anjoca76
When I don't notice it, or if it looks natural, I...

When I don't notice it, or if it looks natural, I tend to like it. But I know plenty of photographers who use it as a crutch--you see it in nearly all their images. Then it just looks lazy, as if you...
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 05-13-2014
Replies: 32
Views: 4,648
Posted By anjoca76
Great feedback here, guys. Lots to think about....

Great feedback here, guys. Lots to think about. Thanks so much. I'm going to spend a few more days with XE, shoot it with legacy lenses and the 18-55, and then see how I feel. I think it's "feel" I...
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 05-13-2014
Replies: 32
Views: 4,648
Posted By anjoca76
Thanks to all for the input and suggestions. I...

Thanks to all for the input and suggestions. I fully realize that these are first world problems and that humming and hawing about gear can sound whiny. I hope I didn't come across that way.

I...
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 05-13-2014
Replies: 32
Views: 4,648
Posted By anjoca76
I gave it a shot

After seemingly endless research and internal debate as to which of the Fuji X series I would buy in hopes of adding just one digital camera to my Leicas and Rolleicord lineup, I decided to pick up...
Forum: Off Topic 05-10-2014
Replies: 50
Views: 2,723
Posted By anjoca76
Exactly! Most things he writes are tongue in...

Exactly! Most things he writes are tongue in cheek, especially when it comes to Leica. He usually goes out of his way to praise CV lenses and poke fun at Leica's elitism. He can be super annoying,...
Forum: Tom Abrahamsson of RapidWinder.com 05-01-2014
Replies: 36
Views: 5,997
Posted By anjoca76
I always ask for a hand inspection. Sometimes I...

I always ask for a hand inspection. Sometimes I get them, other times I don't. I have never seen any ill effects of getting my film scanned, so I don't think there is much to worry about. I am...
Forum: Travel 05-01-2014
Replies: 32
Views: 2,928
Posted By anjoca76
These are really, really wonderful images. I...

These are really, really wonderful images. I especially love the insight into a world that I must admit I do not know much about. Well done!
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 04-30-2014
Replies: 49
Views: 10,008
Posted By anjoca76
Yes, this. I agree. Why do so many threads lately...

Yes, this. I agree. Why do so many threads lately have to devolve into weirdness and spitefulness?

I like Annie's work, I like the photo, I like the camera, and I'm glad it was shared.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-29-2014
Replies: 34
Views: 3,391
Posted By anjoca76
These are great. Thanks for sharing!

These are great. Thanks for sharing!
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-29-2014
Replies: 96
Views: 6,993
Posted By anjoca76
Holy smokes, this thread has gone off the deep...

Holy smokes, this thread has gone off the deep end! When Helen starts getting bashed or being held up as an example of anti-film and pro-digital, things have gone haywire! As just an observer, she to...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-29-2014
Replies: 96
Views: 6,993
Posted By anjoca76
I don't see what is so bad about APUG wanting to...

I don't see what is so bad about APUG wanting to be all, or mostly, digital. I am happy it exists. I go there when I can't find what I want here. Fortunately I do not spend enough time there to have...
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-28-2014
Replies: 99
Views: 6,884
Posted By anjoca76
Yes, this. Well said.

Yes, this. Well said.
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-28-2014
Replies: 99
Views: 6,884
Posted By anjoca76
I was just in Trader Joe's. The young man,...

I was just in Trader Joe's. The young man, probably 22 or 23, working in the wine section asked what kind of camera I had over my shoulder. His eyes lit up when I told him a Leica M2. He said he...
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-27-2014
Replies: 45
Views: 3,340
Posted By anjoca76
I was in a camera shop the other day, an...

I was in a camera shop the other day, an old-school place that now deals almost exclusively in digital. Oddly, I went there to try out a Fuji ex-1, but they did not have one. So I bought a roll of...
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 04-26-2014
Replies: 75
Views: 8,237
Posted By anjoca76
Thanks for the flickr link. The last thing I need...

Thanks for the flickr link. The last thing I need is another camera and camera format, but those examples are really cool. I like the idea of thinking about the different frames as part of a larger...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-26-2014
Replies: 16
Views: 1,828
Posted By anjoca76
That's only, what, a couple camera bodies and a...

That's only, what, a couple camera bodies and a few lenses?
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 04-26-2014
Replies: 35
Views: 4,118
Posted By anjoca76
I consider my M6 and M2 as equally my "best"...

I consider my M6 and M2 as equally my "best" cameras. If pressed, maybe my M6 slightly better if only because I tend to shoot a good amount of color slide film and the meter is convenient.

My...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-24-2014
Replies: 119
Views: 11,757
Posted By anjoca76
https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7117/7594082964_c3e...

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7117/7594082964_c3e14ef2e0_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/cz4EhU)untitled-777 (https://flic.kr/p/cz4EhU) by smokeycalifornia (https://www.flickr.com/people/[email protected]/), on...
Forum: CSC : Digital Compact System Cameras - 04-24-2014
Replies: 178
Views: 20,292
Posted By anjoca76
Jewelry for the wealthy.

Jewelry for the wealthy.
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-24-2014
Replies: 58
Views: 4,264
Posted By anjoca76
400. Tmax 400 would be my desert island choice....

400.

Tmax 400 would be my desert island choice. It is lovely pushed to 1600, and with an ND filter I can shoot it at 100 in direct sun. But I like it best at 320.
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 04-23-2014
Replies: 92
Views: 9,548
Posted By anjoca76
I just went back and looked at a bunch of her...

I just went back and looked at a bunch of her images. Whatever, if I had in my portfolio even one or two of her portraits, I would be one happy camper. If she posted in the gallery here on RFF, there...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-23-2014
Replies: 5
Views: 983
Posted By anjoca76
Do you use the Massive Development Chart (google...

Do you use the Massive Development Chart (google it)? Whenever I'm not sure about things like this, I always go there.
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 04-18-2014
Replies: 60
Views: 6,440
Posted By anjoca76
Could be. I read a ton, but never Harry Potter,...

Could be. I read a ton, but never Harry Potter, and I photograph a lot but don't own a Fuji X.

Stephen's comment is accurate: The Fuji is very popular here and with similar demographics, but it is...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 04-18-2014
Replies: 92
Views: 9,548
Posted By anjoca76
I have a different take. When I first saw her...

I have a different take. When I first saw her photographs, I was stunned. I particularly was impressed with her portraiture. I just assumed she was well known and had been for decades. And then I...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-17-2014
Replies: 11
Views: 1,461
Posted By anjoca76
Some get pleasing results pushing color, but I...

Some get pleasing results pushing color, but I never (or rarely) do. I would say go with the 800. It's a very good film.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-16-2014
Replies: 36
Views: 4,095
Posted By anjoca76
If I only shot B&W, I could do without a...

If I only shot B&W, I could do without a meter--and usually do. But I shoot color slides a lot, and it's a waste to have anything but perfect exposure (or as close to perfect as I can get).

I think...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-16-2014
Replies: 36
Views: 4,095
Posted By anjoca76
Yes, this. You can't worry about future resale...

Yes, this. You can't worry about future resale value if you intend to use it. It's a camera. It's meant to be used.
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 04-15-2014
Replies: 10
Views: 10,826
Posted By anjoca76
I've used Precision and North Coast, and several...

I've used Precision and North Coast, and several local places, but for the past year or so I have used The Darkroom, and having just gotten another batch back from them yesterday, I feel compelled to...
Forum: Cameras in the Movies / TV / Media 04-15-2014
Replies: 6
Views: 2,468
Posted By anjoca76
I think this has been mentioned before. And if...

I think this has been mentioned before. And if memory serves me, it's a factual error. I don't watch Mad Men, but I think the M2 was released after whatever year this was supposed to be. Still pretty...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 04-15-2014
Replies: 5
Views: 1,225
Posted By anjoca76
I can't wait to see some samples when you return!

I can't wait to see some samples when you return!
Forum: Travel 04-15-2014
Replies: 52
Views: 4,504
Posted By anjoca76
I always find travel stimulating for purposes of...

I always find travel stimulating for purposes of photography--and I don't necessarily even mean "vacation" travel. I am happy to find something to photograph almost anywhere I have not been before....
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 04-15-2014
Replies: 151
Poll: Do you crop?
Views: 11,199
Posted By anjoca76
I've realized that anything other than square or...

I've realized that anything other than square or 2:3 image dimensions I find aesthetically unappealing. Maybe it's just what my eyes are used to. Even when I crop, I still only crop to either of...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 04-15-2014
Replies: 21
Views: 3,919
Posted By anjoca76
These are astounding. Thanks for sharing.

These are astounding. Thanks for sharing.
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 04-15-2014
Replies: 13
Views: 4,059
Posted By anjoca76
I hadn't heard of this documentary until last...

I hadn't heard of this documentary until last week when I ran into a guy while out shooting. He saw my M6 and came over to chat (he had an X100 with him). He mentioned it in passing, and I looked it...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 04-15-2014
Replies: 5
Views: 1,225
Posted By anjoca76
Agreed, Brett. Someday I hope to pick up a "real"...

Agreed, Brett. Someday I hope to pick up a "real" Rolleiflex, but I wanted to get my feet wet first and see if I like it enough to spend more. Turns out the V is a terrific camera in its own right....
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 04-15-2014
Replies: 5
Views: 1,225
Posted By anjoca76
Late to the party

Last year I picked up a Rolleicord V. I've been shooting mostly b&w with it, as I can develop it myself, and have shot a decent amount of Portra too. I love the results--and it's fun. Having been...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 04-14-2014
Replies: 43
Views: 6,371
Posted By anjoca76
I suppose "expensive" is a relative term, but I...

I suppose "expensive" is a relative term, but I had Youxin Ye replace one of the curtains in my IIIc last summer--it had pinholes. It was about $200, including a CLA.

$200 is $200, of course, but I...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-12-2014
Replies: 9
Views: 1,239
Posted By anjoca76
I had 3 rolls left and shot 2 of them this week....

I had 3 rolls left and shot 2 of them this week. They are in my tank, ready to be developed. They expired only a couple years ago, so I don't expect any noticeable degradation. I am, however, a...
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 04-11-2014
Replies: 26
Views: 1,925
Posted By anjoca76
I like the "themes" idea, Joe. The more we can...

I like the "themes" idea, Joe. The more we can make it about photography, though, the better, in my opinion. RFF is very gear-centric already--which is great, I enjoy gear, but it will be that way...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-10-2014
Replies: 9
Views: 860
Posted By anjoca76
If it happens in every frame, then it may be a...

If it happens in every frame, then it may be a curtain issue.
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 04-10-2014
Replies: 31
Views: 3,807
Posted By anjoca76
I learned something. Good to know!

I learned something. Good to know!
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 04-10-2014
Replies: 66
Views: 5,770
Posted By anjoca76
I've accidentally dropped my bag enough to know I...

I've accidentally dropped my bag enough to know I need the extra padding/protection!
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 04-10-2014
Replies: 31
Views: 3,807
Posted By anjoca76
Water spots would be my best guess. Try Photoflo....

Water spots would be my best guess. Try Photoflo. I also hold one end of the strip of negatives and shake as much surface moisture as I can.

Are you getting the same spots on every frame?
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 04-10-2014
Replies: 66
Views: 5,770
Posted By anjoca76
I just saw the TT Retro 10. I think it may be my...

I just saw the TT Retro 10. I think it may be my next bag purchase. Probably much too big for your purposes, but I like their Retro line overall. I have a 5, which I like, but it's too small for...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-10-2014
Replies: 10
Views: 1,076
Posted By anjoca76
It's still a little early. My guess is they will...

It's still a little early. My guess is they will find it. But I can understand your concern.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-10-2014
Replies: 5
Views: 797
Posted By anjoca76
I had thought I'd used that before, but mine was...

I had thought I'd used that before, but mine was definitely a powder fix, so I guess it must've been something else.

(I realize this doesn't in any way help answer your question.)
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-10-2014
Replies: 49
Views: 6,047
Posted By anjoca76
From my understanding, there are a lot variables....

From my understanding, there are a lot variables. Ventilation, gloves, cleanliness, etc., all play a role. Not to mention, not all chemicals are the same.

I think I do a good job of trying to keep...
Forum: Fuji X Series 04-09-2014
Replies: 38
Views: 4,904
Posted By anjoca76
I can't answer this question. I'm walking around...

I can't answer this question. I'm walking around with a 62 year old Leica today. To each his own.
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 04-09-2014
Replies: 69
Views: 7,962
Posted By anjoca76
Tough call. I love my skopar 35. Mine is LTM with...

Tough call. I love my skopar 35. Mine is LTM with the tab. It's an incredible lens, and at the price point I don't see how one could do better. I find it to be plenty sharp at 2.8, but maybe I'm not...
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-09-2014
Replies: 110
Views: 9,243
Posted By anjoca76
I like the process/scan idea. I don't see them...

I like the process/scan idea. I don't see them bringing back Kodachrome or 220.

If nothing else, I would be thrilled if they kept Tri-X, Portra, and Tmax (which I personally find much better than...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-08-2014
Replies: 111
Views: 13,503
Posted By anjoca76
Film, beautiful film.

Film, beautiful film.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 04-08-2014
Replies: 54
Views: 4,983
Posted By anjoca76
Olympus OM2n. I really liked that camera a lot,...

Olympus OM2n. I really liked that camera a lot, but didn't love the SLR experience in general.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-07-2014
Replies: 601
Red
Views: 137,462
Posted By anjoca76
https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2879/10660196475_c3...

https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2879/10660196475_c3060d5c02_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/hf1i1X)
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 04-05-2014
Replies: 2,540
Views: 629,483
Posted By anjoca76
Matt, these are truly wonderful images. Thanks...

Matt, these are truly wonderful images. Thanks for sharing. I'm an M2 and M6 user, but have been reluctantly considering adding an xpro 1 or x100s to the kit. I was leaning toward the xpro1, but...
Forum: Yashica RF 04-05-2014
Replies: 73
Views: 11,037
Posted By anjoca76
"…can do 90% of what a Leica can do…" Huh? A...

"…can do 90% of what a Leica can do…"

Huh? A Leica what? A body? The countless lenses, many of which are exemplary? I don't see the comparison. This sounds like the kind of thing Ken Rockwell says...
Forum: Olympus RF 04-04-2014
Replies: 165
Views: 32,511
Posted By anjoca76
It's nice to see this thread get a bump. Those...

It's nice to see this thread get a bump. Those old Olympus rangefinders always remind me that great images don't need to come from expensive gear. Look at the quality of those images!
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 04-04-2014
Replies: 36
Views: 3,467
Posted By anjoca76
Just because it's, in your opinion, vulgar...

Just because it's, in your opinion, vulgar doesn't mean it's not art. Why is he not an artist? He creates art. You may not like his art, but that's neither here nor there.
Forum: Yashica RF 04-04-2014
Replies: 73
Views: 11,037
Posted By anjoca76
I paid $35 for mine a few years ago and think I...

I paid $35 for mine a few years ago and think I overpaid by about $34.50. It might be the only camera I've ever owned that I just couldn't get along with, and mine was in pristine condition....
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 04-04-2014
Replies: 36
Views: 3,467
Posted By anjoca76
I agree. He can be a polarizing figure, for sure,...

I agree. He can be a polarizing figure, for sure, but there is more to his work than the brusque in-your-face street photography he is most known for.

What I do admire about his in-your-face stuff...
Forum: Fuji X Series 04-04-2014
Replies: 26
Views: 2,523
Posted By anjoca76
Nice shots. But you should share large size...

Nice shots. But you should share large size images and really show them off!
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 04-02-2014
Replies: 58
Views: 5,842
Posted By anjoca76
OK, enough small talk. Time to go troll some...

OK, enough small talk. Time to go troll some threads and start a black vs. chrome poll...
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 04-02-2014
Replies: 58
Views: 5,842
Posted By anjoca76
Agreed. I noticed that Chris Crawford hasn't been...

Agreed. I noticed that Chris Crawford hasn't been here in a while. That's a shame. I learned a ton from him. But I could see him slowly getting more and more annoyed with the gear debates. He is a...
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 04-02-2014
Replies: 58
Views: 5,842
Posted By anjoca76
Last summer I went away from here for a while. In...

Last summer I went away from here for a while. In large part due to life circumstances, but also because I felt there were too many contentious threads. I don't mean trolls; I mean bickering among...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-01-2014
Replies: 4
Views: 557
Posted By anjoca76
If they are identical marks on each frame, then I...

If they are identical marks on each frame, then I really don't think it's the processing. Are they in the same place on each frame? Might it be a curtain issue?

Maybe it's the scan. Have you...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 03-31-2014
Replies: 31
Views: 5,021
Posted By anjoca76
"They can take the lens off, put their shutter on...

"They can take the lens off, put their shutter on 'Bulb' or 'Time' and poke their finger in the hole where that shutter belongs."

Yup, this is what I do. Works like a charm. But, to each his own.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 03-31-2014
Replies: 31
Views: 5,021
Posted By anjoca76
I never trim mine. Never had a problem. I can see...

I never trim mine. Never had a problem. I can see how it could potentially be problematic, but Youxin taught me to load it without trimming and his technique has served me well so far.
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 03-31-2014
Replies: 932
Views: 226,518
Posted By anjoca76
https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7068/13523619314_41...

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7068/13523619314_417529a372_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/mB35Sf)

Rolleicord V, Provia 100F
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 03-31-2014
Replies: 932
Views: 226,518
Posted By anjoca76
https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7172/13523646834_d4...

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7172/13523646834_d4783c7434_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/mB3e3J)

Rolleicord V, TMax 100, D76 1+1
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 03-31-2014
Replies: 25
Views: 2,400
Posted By anjoca76
A guy came to my house once to buy a lens. The...

A guy came to my house once to buy a lens. The very first thing he did upon shaking my hand was pick up the lens and drop it on my hardwood floor. He paid me for it and left in a hurry. I think he...
Forum: RFF News 03-29-2014
Replies: 269
Views: 131,997
Posted By anjoca76
I don't see how "like" and "thanks" are the same...

I don't see how "like" and "thanks" are the same thing. They mean different things altogether. If someone posts something I agree with, why would I say "thanks"?
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-28-2014
Replies: 81
Views: 5,951
Posted By anjoca76
Thanks for the help with the code, guys!

Thanks for the help with the code, guys!
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-28-2014
Replies: 81
Views: 5,951
Posted By anjoca76
I can't figure out how to grab a bbc code, or...

I can't figure out how to grab a bbc code, or whatever its called that I used to use to post images here.

Other than that, whatever, it's fine. I don't put a lot of thought into it. Which is a good...
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 03-28-2014
Replies: 50
Views: 4,014
Posted By anjoca76
Would I? Well, sure--if I didn't have a hood or a...

Would I? Well, sure--if I didn't have a hood or a filter nearby. But I do, so I don't.

I like hoods and filters. Hoods cut glare and add some protection, and the filters I do use generally are...
Forum: Optics Theory - 03-28-2014
Replies: 82
Views: 288,476
Posted By anjoca76
I guess for me the answer is: it depends. As a...

I guess for me the answer is: it depends. As a musician, I feel vignetting is much like reverb on vocals. When tastefully added, it adds a lot of color and isn't distracting. It's only bothersome...
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-28-2014
Replies: 69
Views: 5,810
Posted By anjoca76
Yes, this! I love mine. But even I have to admit...

Yes, this! I love mine. But even I have to admit that they may not be the best for a long day of shooting.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-28-2014
Replies: 28
Views: 2,171
Posted By anjoca76
It's almost certainly the adapter. I've had some...

It's almost certainly the adapter. I've had some cheap ones that work fine, others that don't. But the good--or at least better--ones always work.
Forum: RFF News 03-28-2014
Replies: 269
Views: 131,997
Posted By anjoca76
Overall, I like it the way it is. But yes, I...

Overall, I like it the way it is.

But yes, I agree wholeheartedly about the "like" function. Submitting a whole post just to put "+1" makes threads unnecessarily long.

I also think there should be...
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE - Film 03-27-2014
Replies: 59
Views: 8,735
Posted By anjoca76
I agree. The CL is a great camera--I loved mine...

I agree. The CL is a great camera--I loved mine and it served me well. But if what you really want is an M6, then save up and get the M6. It's on another level. You won't regret it. I went through...
Forum: Travel 03-27-2014
Replies: 44
Views: 3,012
Posted By anjoca76
Whenever I travel, I always find time to go off...

Whenever I travel, I always find time to go off by myself with my camera. My favorite times in most of my travels has been when I've woken up early in the morning and photographed and wandered around...
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE - Film 03-27-2014
Replies: 59
Views: 8,735
Posted By anjoca76
They are outstanding cameras. As mentioned above,...

They are outstanding cameras. As mentioned above, get one with a good working meter--I much prefer the needle meter in the CL to the one in my M6.

It's a lot like the M5 (same era, not...
Forum: RFF Polls 03-26-2014
Replies: 139
Views: 19,379
Posted By anjoca76
I always use a hood (except my 90/4 Elmar) and a...

I always use a hood (except my 90/4 Elmar) and a filter, preferably B+W filters. It gives me peace of mind, which is enough of a reason for me. Besides, I can't discern any noticeable loss of...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-25-2014
Replies: 54
Views: 4,983
Posted By anjoca76
My Olympus OM2n is the best camera I own that I...

My Olympus OM2n is the best camera I own that I never use anymore. It's a terrific camera with excellent lenses that cost next to nothing. It has nothing to do with weight or bulkiness. It just...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 03-25-2014
Replies: 2,012
Views: 608,716
Posted By anjoca76
https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5523/9302114963_7a6...

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5523/9302114963_7a6bba6be4_c.jpg (https://www.flickr.com/photos/andycamp/9302114963/)
Scan-130713-0003 (https://www.flickr.com/photos/andycamp/9302114963/) by...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 03-25-2014
Replies: 2,012
Views: 608,716
Posted By anjoca76
https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3788/9314537676_854...

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3788/9314537676_8547086d4c_c.jpg (https://www.flickr.com/photos/andycamp/9314537676/)
Scan-130717-0004 (https://www.flickr.com/photos/andycamp/9314537676/) by...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 03-24-2014
Replies: 11
Views: 2,426
Posted By anjoca76
At some point over the years I've used each of...

At some point over the years I've used each of the big 3 here in the States: Sherry, DAG, and Youxin. In each case, my gear has come back repaired, CLA'd, or whatever was needed. They all have their...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-24-2014
Replies: 10
Views: 5,448
Posted By anjoca76
TMax 100 in D76 is, in my opinion, a wonderful...

TMax 100 in D76 is, in my opinion, a wonderful combination. Deep blacks, creamy whites, and scans nicely. I usually shoot it at 80, but anything from 50-100 is fine.
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 03-24-2014
Replies: 28
Views: 5,014
Posted By anjoca76
I use a Benro Travel Angel, I think it's called....

I use a Benro Travel Angel, I think it's called. It's not the world's greatest tripod, but for it's weight and price and features, it has served me very well. I use it for my Leicas and my...
Forum: Travel 03-17-2014
Replies: 6
Views: 1,287
Posted By anjoca76
I adore that city. You're going to love it. It's...

I adore that city. You're going to love it. It's impossible--or at least pretty darn difficult--to entirely avoid the so-called iconic images of Rome if it's your first time there, but take in the...
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 08-23-2013
Replies: 77
Views: 4,892
Posted By anjoca76
Congrats, that's great news!

Congrats, that's great news!
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 08-18-2013
Replies: 16
Views: 1,773
Posted By anjoca76
I just recently had a b&w gelatin print made from...

I just recently had a b&w gelatin print made from a digital file (shot originally on film, then scanned) by a company here in Boston: http://www.digitalsilverimaging.com

PS: Nice to see you're back,...
Forum: Olympus RF 08-16-2013
Replies: 34
Views: 11,997
Posted By anjoca76
I've owned 3 and all have died on me within a...

I've owned 3 and all have died on me within a couple months. Apparently I must just have bad luck with this camera because it sure does seem to get a lot of love around here.
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 08-14-2013
Replies: 202
Views: 16,934
Posted By anjoca76
I am not in the least bent out of shape about it....

I am not in the least bent out of shape about it. I don't think I said anything to give that indication. All I am saying is that it's disappointing.
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 08-14-2013
Replies: 202
Views: 16,934
Posted By anjoca76
I find this thread pointless. I don't understand...

I find this thread pointless. I don't understand it, and to me all it's doing is inviting sniping and bickering and getting away from what this forum is supposed to be about.

A couple months ago,...
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 08-13-2013
Replies: 191
Views: 102,018
Posted By anjoca76
I will miss Roger's expertise, insight, and his...

I will miss Roger's expertise, insight, and his humor (usually). But he loved--and likely still loves--an argument and that results in combativeness. I know firsthand. But it was becoming clear that...
Forum: Travel 08-05-2013
Replies: 32
Views: 2,544
Posted By anjoca76
Lovey tonality and composition! Thanks for...

Lovey tonality and composition! Thanks for sharing.

I'm with Helen--TMax is now my favorite b&w film and has been for a while. I use both 100 and 400 and think they are both wonderful. I develop...
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 07-20-2013
Replies: 49
Views: 4,425
Posted By anjoca76
I haven't had GAS in 4 or 5 months, and in that...

I haven't had GAS in 4 or 5 months, and in that time I've shot more than I ever normally would have. It's hard to deny that, at least for me, there is a direct correlation between gear preoccupation...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-19-2013
Replies: 59
Views: 7,755
Posted By anjoca76
I feel for all of you who love Neopan 400. I...

I feel for all of you who love Neopan 400. I myself have for whatever reason always shot Kodak and Ilford 400 b&w film, but losing one's favorite emulsion is never fun. I empathize. Fortunately,...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-19-2013
Replies: 59
Views: 7,755
Posted By anjoca76
A sad day for me. Provia 400X is an amazing film,...

A sad day for me. Provia 400X is an amazing film, but it's been expensive for awhile and largely out of reach for me. But Provia 100F has been, by comparison, affordable, and in my opinion it was/is...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 07-19-2013
Replies: 87
Views: 7,434
Posted By anjoca76
iPhone app.

iPhone app.
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 07-18-2013
Replies: 932
Views: 226,518
Posted By anjoca76
http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7299/9314559530_5f4c...

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7299/9314559530_5f4c13b1ed_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/andycamp/9314559530/)
Scan-130717-0001 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/andycamp/9314559530/) by...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-16-2013
Replies: 9
Views: 1,396
Posted By anjoca76
The Darkroom is where I send all my color film...

The Darkroom is where I send all my color film these days. They do excellent work, are very reasonably priced, and their customer service is top notch.
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 07-10-2013
Replies: 106
Views: 16,817
Posted By anjoca76
Sure, there is no denying that we are in the age...

Sure, there is no denying that we are in the age of the digital camera, and that film is becoming a niche thing, but I can't help but assume that a significant chunk of traffic in non-film-related...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-26-2013
Replies: 520
Views: 26,101
Posted By anjoca76
It's pretty funny to read some of these from...

It's pretty funny to read some of these from years ago, now that many avatars have changed since then. Like Frank, who started this thread, explains that his is his dad.
Forum: Travel 06-26-2013
Replies: 44
Views: 5,830
Posted By anjoca76
Having spent a good deal of time shooting in...

Having spent a good deal of time shooting in Europe the past two summers, I would say that a 21 or 25 should absolutely be in your bag. 35 might suffice, but having the option of going wider is a big...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 06-26-2013
Replies: 12
Views: 4,494
Posted By anjoca76
Sounds like a plan. They're inexpensive, so the...

Sounds like a plan. They're inexpensive, so the worst case scenario you're out a few bucks. On the other hand, you may end up with a good filter for little money. It's worth a shot (no pun intended)!
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 06-26-2013
Replies: 12
Views: 4,494
Posted By anjoca76
Never heard of them. Filters are one of those...

Never heard of them. Filters are one of those things I tend to believe should be of the best possible quality one can reasonably afford. We spend all this money on a good lens; why slap a cheap...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 06-23-2013
Replies: 43
Views: 3,725
Posted By anjoca76
You don't need the disclaimer about expectations...

You don't need the disclaimer about expectations and your skill level. These are quality shots--and I suspect you already know they are. Well done. Thanks for sharing.
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 06-22-2013
Replies: 10
Views: 1,291
Posted By anjoca76
The Darkroom is fantastic! They are my go-to lab...

The Darkroom is fantastic! They are my go-to lab now for color these days. I used to use Precision Camera, but they messed up at least something every single time, which is too bad because I wanted...
Forum: Travel 06-14-2013
Replies: 9
Views: 1,023
Posted By anjoca76
I absolutely agree!

I absolutely agree!
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-14-2013
Replies: 3,073
Views: 741,337
Posted By anjoca76
http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5332/9025317902_a29f...

http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5332/9025317902_a29fccb792_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/andycamp/9025317902/)
94280010 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/andycamp/9025317902/) by smokeycalifornia...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-12-2013
Replies: 114
Views: 14,519
Posted By anjoca76
My bad. It's an Ektar 100 thread, so I assumed...

My bad. It's an Ektar 100 thread, so I assumed that's the film you were referring to.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-12-2013
Replies: 114
Views: 14,519
Posted By anjoca76
I am pretty sure Ektar 100 hasn't even been...

I am pretty sure Ektar 100 hasn't even been around 8 years. I thought it came out around 2008 or 2009.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-08-2013
Replies: 9
Views: 3,035
Posted By anjoca76
Congrats! I am a happy M6 owner myself. I...

Congrats! I am a happy M6 owner myself. I personally feel it is the all-round best M film camera. Perfect? No, but most versatile.

Dealers try to (and I am sure often do) get more for the panda...
Forum: Travel 06-08-2013
Replies: 183
Views: 10,730
Posted By anjoca76
Great stories and terrific photos! Thanks for...

Great stories and terrific photos! Thanks for sharing. Looking forward to seeing more!
Forum: Fuji X Series 06-07-2013
Replies: 12
Views: 1,512
Posted By anjoca76
Beautiful images! Well done. I'm still too in...

Beautiful images! Well done.

I'm still too in love with film and my film cameras to go digital, but when I finally break down and succumb, the X-Pro 1, or whatever iteration will be out at the time,...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 06-07-2013
Replies: 98
Views: 7,608
Posted By anjoca76
Wow, what I unique and interesting idea for a...

Wow, what I unique and interesting idea for a photo series. Nice job!
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-07-2013
Replies: 14
Views: 1,091
Posted By anjoca76
True, light does enter, which is why I try not to...

True, light does enter, which is why I try not to change lenses in full sunlight, but nevertheless your negatives should not be wiped out in any way. And even if you have tiny pinholes in your...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-07-2013
Replies: 132
Views: 8,507
Posted By anjoca76
I'm not quite sure how this thread is still of...

I'm not quite sure how this thread is still of help to the OP. It's just bickering at this point.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-07-2013
Replies: 14
Views: 1,091
Posted By anjoca76
Unless you have shutter curtain problems, I can't...

Unless you have shutter curtain problems, I can't see how this would be a problem. You should definitely be able to change lenses without exposing your film.
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 06-06-2013
Replies: 47
Views: 7,610
Posted By anjoca76
Here are a couple from my first test...

Here are a couple from my first test roll:

http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3707/8986349904_31528c7f68_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/andycamp/8986349904/)
Scan-130605-0006...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-06-2013
Replies: 27
Views: 3,428
Posted By anjoca76
You're supposed to mix it up at around 125F, so I...

You're supposed to mix it up at around 125F, so I wouldn't worry much about the temperature fluctuation. D76 is pretty resilient. If it's important film, though, just spend the $6 and go buy another,...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-05-2013
Replies: 2
Views: 761
Posted By anjoca76
Very cool, thanks for sharing.

Very cool, thanks for sharing.
Forum: RFF Polls 06-05-2013
Replies: 154
Views: 31,761
Posted By anjoca76
That about sums it up for me. Same cameras, same...

That about sums it up for me. Same cameras, same film choices in them.
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 06-05-2013
Replies: 60
Views: 4,792
Posted By anjoca76
My dream cameras already exist: an MP and, to a...

My dream cameras already exist: an MP and, to a lesser degree, an M9. They just happen to be unaffordable for me and therefore will remain a dream.
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 06-05-2013
Replies: 132
Views: 587,623
Posted By anjoca76
There is a very wide gulf between political...

There is a very wide gulf between political discussions and "kittens and coffee cups," let's be honest. It doesn't have to be, nor is it, that extreme. Asking, or even insisting, that political...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 06-04-2013
Replies: 47
Views: 7,610
Posted By anjoca76
Well, this weekend I picked up a new 'cord V from...

Well, this weekend I picked up a new 'cord V from a local guy. It seems to function well. The negatives are hanging up to dry and look good. But I'll know for sure once I scan them tonight. I'll post...
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 06-04-2013
Replies: 132
Views: 587,623
Posted By anjoca76
I personally could do with less polls, largely...

I personally could do with less polls, largely for one simple reason: when one casts a "vote," the thread gets a bump, as if something new worth reading is there. It would be better if the bump only...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-04-2013
Replies: 28
Views: 3,745
Posted By anjoca76
These are great! Keep 'em coming! It's nice to...

These are great! Keep 'em coming! It's nice to see old slides/negs re-scanned to give them simultaneously a retro and modern look.
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 06-04-2013
Replies: 132
Views: 587,623
Posted By anjoca76
I agree with others--there is a lot of diversity...

I agree with others--there is a lot of diversity here, and that is what I like about it. Politics for the sake of politics I feel is out of place here. In the context of photojournalism, it is...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 06-03-2013
Replies: 195
Views: 12,964
Posted By anjoca76
Sounds like fun. Count me in!

Sounds like fun. Count me in!
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 06-03-2013
Replies: 37
Views: 3,823
Posted By anjoca76
Uh oh, you're in trouble. My first Leica was...

Uh oh, you're in trouble. My first Leica was (still is) a iiic. It's a dangerous little seductress. Once you start flirting, it's all over.

I say go for it!!
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 06-03-2013
Replies: 21
Views: 2,928
Posted By anjoca76
I see politically-slanted threads the same as I...

I see politically-slanted threads the same as I do gear-related ones or anything else: if I'd rather read about something else, I can find another thread. I don't care about digital cameras, so I...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-03-2013
Replies: 33
Views: 5,613
Posted By anjoca76
Good luck and have fun! The M5 is a fantastic...

Good luck and have fun! The M5 is a fantastic camera, despite its critics.

You are doomed, by the way. This is only just the beginning!
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-31-2013
Replies: 1,692
Views: 431,626
Posted By anjoca76
Beautiful tones!

Beautiful tones!
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-31-2013
Replies: 1,692
Views: 431,626
Posted By anjoca76
Margus, your photographs astound me on a regular...

Margus, your photographs astound me on a regular basis.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-31-2013
Replies: 330
Views: 36,657
Posted By anjoca76
http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8515/8572592125_8e14...

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8515/8572592125_8e143f0873_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/andycamp/8572592125/)
Step (http://www.flickr.com/photos/andycamp/8572592125/) by smokeycalifornia...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-31-2013
Replies: 42
Views: 2,973
Posted By anjoca76
AF and the rangefinder experience to me are...

AF and the rangefinder experience to me are separate things. Those lenses you picked up are wonderful and will make stunning images, but you need to focus them yourself. Personally, I shoot film in...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 05-30-2013
Replies: 65
Views: 3,853
Posted By anjoca76
The Sun Also Rises, The Grapes of Wrath, and On...

The Sun Also Rises, The Grapes of Wrath, and On the Road. These are among my favorite books and what I visually like to aspire to with my photography. I almost always fall painfully short, but it's...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 05-30-2013
Replies: 76
Views: 20,535
Posted By anjoca76
I work at Boston University, and last week they...

I work at Boston University, and last week they just laid off their photo department and abolished the department altogether. Not the academic photography department, but the one in charge of all...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-30-2013
Replies: 269
Views: 24,469
Posted By anjoca76
http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8228/8573675310_fe35...

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8228/8573675310_fe356de862_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/andycamp/8573675310/)
Boat (http://www.flickr.com/photos/andycamp/8573675310/) by smokeycalifornia...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-30-2013
Replies: 85
Views: 8,392
Posted By anjoca76
Yawn...........

Yawn...........
Forum: Simon Says -- SimonSawSunlight Photo Technique 05-30-2013
Replies: 27
Views: 5,482
Posted By anjoca76
I shoot a lot of slide film in meterless cameras,...

I shoot a lot of slide film in meterless cameras, so it's almost impossible to shoot without thinking in those instances. Much easier to shoot b&w without thinking. But I'm in general a slow,...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-30-2013
Replies: 3,801
Views: 317,534
Posted By anjoca76
M6 and 35/2.5 Skopar, loaded with Kodak Gold 400....

M6 and 35/2.5 Skopar, loaded with Kodak Gold 400. I haven't shot supermarket film in a long time, so this should be interesting.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-29-2013
Replies: 38
Views: 2,929
Posted By anjoca76
I don't know about the whole less is more thing....

I don't know about the whole less is more thing. Do the same people who say they wouldn't want to add bulk by using a case put hoods on their lenses? It's arguable that they both are necessary for...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-29-2013
Replies: 5,603
Views: 497,031
Posted By anjoca76
http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7290/8741320536_2b16...

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7290/8741320536_2b16a54e04_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/andycamp/8741320536/)
untitled-66800032 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/andycamp/8741320536/) by...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 05-29-2013
Replies: 47
Views: 7,610
Posted By anjoca76
Brett, the shutter fires every time. The problem...

Brett, the shutter fires every time. The problem is that more often than not, after cocking and firing the shutter, the film advance knob cannot be moved. It doesn't budge. I had thought it was...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 05-28-2013
Replies: 47
Views: 7,610
Posted By anjoca76
Paul Ebel said to return it--if the film...

Paul Ebel said to return it--if the film transport is bad, it's a major repair and he said he probably can't fix it anyway due to lack of parts. Oh well. There are plenty of others out there.
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 05-28-2013
Replies: 12
Views: 1,295
Posted By anjoca76
I frequently comment on photos in threads, but I...

I frequently comment on photos in threads, but I admit I rarely do in the gallery. I'm not sure why. I think most images in the gallery are very good, and frequently even superb.

But I guess the...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 05-28-2013
Replies: 47
Views: 7,610
Posted By anjoca76
Thanks guys. I am considering going the CLA...

Thanks guys. I am considering going the CLA route. It does seem like wisest choice in the long run.
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 05-28-2013
Replies: 47
Views: 7,610
Posted By anjoca76
Thanks for the tip. I emailed him. I do otherwise...

Thanks for the tip. I emailed him. I do otherwise like the camera. But I also don't want to wind up having to invest several hundreds more in a camera that I bought in supposedly "working" condition.
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 05-28-2013
Replies: 47
Views: 7,610
Posted By anjoca76
Well, despite having made it through one roll of...

Well, despite having made it through one roll of film without problems, I've lost two rolls since to the camera's malfunctioning film advance transport. It won't consistently work. So it's going back...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-28-2013
Replies: 16
Views: 3,755
Posted By anjoca76
I just finished a roll of Acros 100 and am...

I just finished a roll of Acros 100 and am shooting a roll of Legacy Pro (same thing). Once I'm done with this roll, I'll soup them in D76. It's been years since I've shot Acros 100 so I am excited...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-26-2013
Replies: 38
Views: 2,859
Posted By anjoca76
I'm sticking with it. It does what I need it to,...

I'm sticking with it. It does what I need it to, and it looks good to my eyes. I have no interest in going elsewhere at this point.
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-25-2013
Replies: 267
Views: 15,630
Posted By anjoca76
No question, I like it much better. It's far from...

No question, I like it much better. It's far from perfect, but I find its look fresher and its functionality virtually identical insofar as they way I always used flickr. The only thing I truly...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 05-24-2013
Replies: 61
Views: 5,614
Posted By anjoca76
Saying something is dead is dead.

Saying something is dead is dead.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-24-2013
Replies: 12
Views: 1,161
Posted By anjoca76
To me it looks a little underdeveloped. And did...

To me it looks a little underdeveloped. And did you fix it long enough? It's still a very usable image if you adjust the contrast in post.

I've never used that film before. Maybe it's a "muddy"...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 05-24-2013
Replies: 30
Views: 8,309
Posted By anjoca76
I used to cover up the markings on my Leicas when...

I used to cover up the markings on my Leicas when I traveled abroad to the big cities known for pickpockets, such as Rome, but now I don't even bother. I don't own any all-black cameras anymore...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-24-2013
Replies: 8
Views: 1,190
Posted By anjoca76
I HATE IT! I CAN'T DO ANYTHING LIKE I USED TO ON...

I HATE IT! I CAN'T DO ANYTHING LIKE I USED TO ON THE OLD ONE!

Oh, sorry, I thought this was the flickr thread...

Joking aside, big improvement. I like it. Now if only their prices on non-rebadged...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-24-2013
Replies: 28
Views: 2,150
Posted By anjoca76
Those are stunning images!

Those are stunning images!
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 05-23-2013
Replies: 344
Views: 120,043
Posted By anjoca76
http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8275/8760157807_8e17...

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8275/8760157807_8e17dc8224_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/andycamp/8760157807/)
untitled-82280036 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/andycamp/8760157807/) by...
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE - Film 05-23-2013
Replies: 3
Views: 1,259
Posted By anjoca76
I've had too many close calls with backpacks....

I've had too many close calls with backpacks. That's why I now use messenger-style bags.

Good luck with the CL. I hope it returns back to you in working condition.
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 05-22-2013
Replies: 89
Views: 7,039
Posted By anjoca76
This mostly describes me. I live in Boston, and...

This mostly describes me. I live in Boston, and since I tend to carry a camera with me while walking around I inevitably wind up shooting what's around me. So I suppose by default I shoot a bunch of...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-22-2013
Replies: 105
Views: 9,031
Posted By anjoca76
I didn't realize the new flickr was the end of...

I didn't realize the new flickr was the end of the world. Works fine for me.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-22-2013
Replies: 35
Views: 2,844
Posted By anjoca76
I don't think it has to be either or. Sure, many...

I don't think it has to be either or. Sure, many of us here love our old mechanical cameras. But it's not as if this is a letter-writing forum, where we communicate through paper and pen. We use the...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 05-22-2013
Replies: 8
Views: 1,134
Posted By anjoca76
I have the Retro 5 and easily fit 2 M bodies, 3...

I have the Retro 5 and easily fit 2 M bodies, 3 lenses, and hoods, filters, etc. It's been my main bag for the past 2 years and I love it.

I just picked up a Rolleicord V and I know that when I...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 05-22-2013
Replies: 47
Views: 7,610
Posted By anjoca76
I developed and scanned my first roll from my V....

I developed and scanned my first roll from my V. I wish I had more exciting images to share, but I was only walking around the block to shoot a roll and test the camera in harsh light. Boring images...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 05-21-2013
Replies: 47
Views: 7,610
Posted By anjoca76
Brett, thanks so much for your post. Very...

Brett, thanks so much for your post. Very helpful. I will keep an eye out for the potential problems you've mentioned. Before I was just barely moving the shutter release tab over to the left in an...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-21-2013
Replies: 268
Views: 16,615
Posted By anjoca76
OK, I've decided that I think the new flickr is a...

OK, I've decided that I think the new flickr is a BIG improvement over the old one. I've been using it a bunch this morning, uploading, organizing, etc, and everything I used to do I can still do,...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-21-2013
Replies: 3,588
Views: 910,231
Posted By anjoca76
Helping out in the...

Helping out in the garden.

http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5450/8760151443_3169fd9762_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/andycamp/8760151443/)
untitled-68840031...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-21-2013
Replies: 268
Views: 16,615
Posted By anjoca76
Looking at the interface/design again this...

Looking at the interface/design again this morning, I don't mind it at all. Tons more storage and an updated look. It's a little busy and I really don't like how my contacts' images take up so much...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-20-2013
Replies: 268
Views: 16,615
Posted By anjoca76
Helen, if you click on an image, you will see on...

Helen, if you click on an image, you will see on the bottom right side an arrow, along with a star, etc. Click the arrow.
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-20-2013
Replies: 268
Views: 16,615
Posted By anjoca76
Mixed feelings for me. It was, unfortunately,...

Mixed feelings for me. It was, unfortunately, inevitable that flickr would get an update and that would include getting more facebook-y, which is frustrating. But the old format was far from perfect....
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-20-2013
Replies: 3,801
Views: 317,534
Posted By anjoca76
Any other day I would say a Leica. But today it's...

Any other day I would say a Leica. But today it's my brand new (to me) Rolleicord V :)
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 05-20-2013
Replies: 47
Views: 7,610
Posted By anjoca76
Thanks, Dan. I appreciate your input. I'm going...

Thanks, Dan. I appreciate your input. I'm going to keep an eye on it, but will keep shooting for now. I'm going to develop my first roll tonight, which should let me see if there are any other...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 05-20-2013
Replies: 47
Views: 7,610
Posted By anjoca76
I just went out and shot a roll--no problems. I...

I just went out and shot a roll--no problems. I guess I just wasnt fully releasing the shutter before.

I don't mind the brightness of the focusing screen a bit. I find it very useable. Then again,...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 05-20-2013
Replies: 47
Views: 7,610
Posted By anjoca76
I bought a Rolleicord V myself a couple days ago....

I bought a Rolleicord V myself a couple days ago. My fist TLR, or medium format camera of any kind--I've been shooting Leicas for years.

While using it the first time this weekend, I had the film...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-20-2013
Replies: 40
Views: 3,182
Posted By anjoca76
Both provia 100f and 400 are outstanding....

Both provia 100f and 400 are outstanding. Beautiful colors, great for skin tone, sharp, very little grain, and excellent tonality. Provia is my favorite color film.

But for landscapes in the right...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-19-2013
Replies: 14
Views: 2,921
Posted By anjoca76
What are you disagreeing with? I said that Porta...

What are you disagreeing with? I said that Porta 400 and Provia 400 both push well. So we agree on most of what you just listed above. But, in general, shooting color film at box speed (or very near...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-18-2013
Replies: 23
Views: 2,639
Posted By anjoca76
Unless your sole goal for slide film is to...

Unless your sole goal for slide film is to project it and/or print it, I really can't see how in today's day and age that a solid argument can be made that E-6 is cheaper overall than negative film....
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 05-17-2013
Replies: 2,012
Views: 608,716
Posted By anjoca76
Beautiful shot! I've never liked Arista Edu in...

Beautiful shot! I've never liked Arista Edu in 35mm, but in 120 it looks great. I'll give it a try. My first TLR, a Rolleicord V, will arrive in the mail tomorrow. Never shot with one before. I'm...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-17-2013
Replies: 14
Views: 2,921
Posted By anjoca76
Provia 400 and Portra 400 both push well--or...

Provia 400 and Portra 400 both push well--or pretty well, all things considered. But in general, I personally don't think color film looks good pushed. People cherry-pick one or two examples and post...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-17-2013
Replies: 31
Views: 5,209
Posted By anjoca76
Nice shot, Kent. I'm going to try Delta 3200...

Nice shot, Kent. I'm going to try Delta 3200 next. Looks good.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-17-2013
Replies: 31
Views: 5,209
Posted By anjoca76
Seb, I think your two shots illustrate exactly...

Seb, I think your two shots illustrate exactly the what is great about that film and what is challenging about it. Your bottom image, which I assume was taken inside in low light, has beautiful...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-15-2013
Replies: 31
Views: 5,209
Posted By anjoca76
I had never shot Tmax 3200 before, so I picked...

I had never shot Tmax 3200 before, so I picked some up for low-light shooting, such as the circus and a band playing at a local bar. I shot 2 rolls at 1600 and developed them this weekend in Tmax...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-14-2013
Replies: 30
Views: 3,521
Posted By anjoca76
This is the photographic equivalent of auto-tune...

This is the photographic equivalent of auto-tune and Pro Tools in the music business, where each and every note can be manipulated to the point of perfection--or surrealism. There is almost not a...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-14-2013
Replies: 8
Views: 1,147
Posted By anjoca76
Wow, who knew? I must say, that's good work--very...

Wow, who knew? I must say, that's good work--very gritty and dark.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-14-2013
Replies: 42
Views: 3,364
Posted By anjoca76
Sunny 16 works and is very useful, but there is a...

Sunny 16 works and is very useful, but there is a learning curve. If you have a smartphone, get an exposure app. I use mine all the time with my M2. The light meter is my M6 does come in handy, but...
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