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Forum: Photography General Interest 1 Week Ago
Replies: 54
Views: 1,217
Posted By Canyongazer
Black Nikon F, plain prism, body bought used for...

Black Nikon F, plain prism, body bought used for $75.00 in 1972.
It and an FTn added later were my main cameras until I bought an F100 in 2000(?). Thousands of rolls went thru that F tho not anywhere...
Forum: Hardware / Computers / Drives / etc 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 66
Views: 1,532
Posted By Canyongazer
The more I read this thread the closer I come to...

The more I read this thread the closer I come to ditching the digital and getting a Leica M3 or Nikon F6.

OK, I am exaggerating...a little.
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 22
Views: 634
Posted By Canyongazer
Thanks for that, Abbaz. The Kodachrome still...

Thanks for that, Abbaz.
The Kodachrome still looks so good!
The only trouble with having Lisa Fonssagrives as cinematographer is we don't get to see Lisa Fonssagrives. :)
Forum: Photography General Interest 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 96
Views: 6,008
Posted By Canyongazer
Delighted to see you back here! Always enjoy and...

Delighted to see you back here!
Always enjoy and admire your work.
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 101
Views: 7,613
Posted By Canyongazer
Good to know. I will try it myself (Epson P600)

Good to know.
I will try it myself (Epson P600)
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 101
Views: 7,613
Posted By Canyongazer
Thanks, Vince. Is the Baryta thin enough to not...

Thanks, Vince.

Is the Baryta thin enough to not require manual one at a time feed like Exhibition?
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 101
Views: 7,613
Posted By Canyongazer
Interested Epson Exhibition printer here,...

Interested Epson Exhibition printer here, Vince.
Perhaps I missed it, but

Why did you make the switch to Baryta ?
Forum: Lomography 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 30
Views: 1,187
Posted By Canyongazer
and at the opposite end of the size...

and at the opposite end of the size spectrum...

737 airplane ... Boeing sold the first one to Lufthansa in 1968 and it is still in production.

In between in size but not longevity:
The Porsche 911...
Forum: Photography General Interest 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 13
Views: 607
Posted By Canyongazer
Guess I'm more of a reader...

than a writer.

Noticed that this will be-is-my 500th post on RFF.
As you can see, it has taken me almost 10 years to get there.

I have enjoyed the journey very much indeed.
Thanks to the Head...
Forum: Leica SL 09-13-2019
Replies: 57
Views: 3,313
Posted By Canyongazer
Guess beauty is in eye of the beholder, kinda...

Guess beauty is in eye of the beholder, kinda like the R8/9...[/quote]


+1
It looks good and, as a guess, it will feel good in the hands, too, a sometimes undervalued consideration.
Forum: RFF Polls 09-10-2019
Replies: 92
Views: 16,021
Posted By Canyongazer
Epson Exhibition Fiber...I am 100% digital these...

Epson Exhibition Fiber...I am 100% digital these days.
Forum: RFF Polls 09-10-2019
Replies: 92
Views: 16,021
Posted By Canyongazer
"It must be ...variable contrast so you can make...

"It must be ...variable contrast so you can make split grade prints on it."
Erik, as a graded Brovira fan I must admit there are times that is an undeniable advantage.
Forum: RFF Polls 09-09-2019
Replies: 92
Views: 16,021
Posted By Canyongazer
Last post - one day ago The one before that - one...

Last post - one day ago
The one before that - one day ago
The one before that - 2014
:-)

Got me a bit nostalgic for the glow of OC safelights and sounds of running wash water.

Back in those film...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-27-2019
Replies: 417
Views: 67,518
Posted By Canyongazer
Lyon, France Fuji X Pro2 35mm @...

Lyon, France
Fuji X Pro2

35mm @ 1.4


https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/33823/U33823I1536071311.SEQ.0.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-26-2019
Replies: 248
Views: 15,353
Posted By Canyongazer
https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/galler...

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/33823/med_U33823I1566829398.SEQ.0.jpgOviedo, Spain
Fuji XE2 12mm Zeiss Touit
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 08-20-2019
Replies: 104
Views: 10,576
Posted By Canyongazer
NICE! A bit off topic, Rob, but gotta say, your...

NICE!
A bit off topic, Rob, but gotta say, your chunky little Contax with its chunky little lens looks very appealing.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 08-14-2019
Replies: 15
Views: 1,117
Posted By Canyongazer
Good photographer = Good clicks He's a good...

Good photographer = Good clicks
He's a good photographer.
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 08-10-2019
Replies: 59
Views: 2,012
Posted By Canyongazer
Sevres-Babylon and his trusty Ricoh GR should be...

Sevres-Babylon and his trusty Ricoh GR should be all over this!
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-10-2019
Replies: 67
Views: 6,847
Posted By Canyongazer
I do Rob, but the sign was red, the lettering...

I do Rob, but the sign was red, the lettering blue - they both recorded as the same shade of grey so it's unreadable.
Shooda used a filter. ;-)
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-09-2019
Replies: 67
Views: 6,847
Posted By Canyongazer
Quite the Time Machine here. For landscapes I...

Quite the Time Machine here.
For landscapes I usually used an orange. Depended on where, when and what.


In fact. traveling Interstate 40 East into New Mexico there is a sign which states:
"Welcome...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 08-07-2019
Replies: 54
Views: 3,984
Posted By Canyongazer
Mike, I see you like your camera, integrated amp...

Mike, I see you like your camera, integrated amp and lap top in silver, too.
All four are pretty (not sure about the computer tho ;-)
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-06-2019
Replies: 223
Views: 15,661
Posted By Canyongazer
re: "Bingley" Steve, your pics almost always have...

re: "Bingley"
Steve, your pics almost always have dense content front to back, not just in the foreground.
Complex design...very interesting work.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-24-2019
Replies: 51
Views: 1,688
Posted By Canyongazer
Not a Leica shooter but I bought a second Fuji X...

Not a Leica shooter but I bought a second Fuji X Pro 2 just so the Fuji 35mm 1.4 would always be mounted. The rest of the lenses have to take turns on the other body.


No doubt many M shooters use...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 07-12-2019
Replies: 51
Views: 2,021
Posted By Canyongazer
Love feeling a connection to this man.... He's a...

Love feeling a connection to this man....
He's a lifelong photographer, as am I, as are most of us on RFF.

Makes me both proud for that association yet at the same time humble as I struggle to work...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-07-2019
Replies: 292
Views: 15,381
Posted By Canyongazer
Originally Posted by jsrockit...

Originally Posted by jsrockit https://rangefinderforum.com/forums/themes/graphite/buttons/viewpost.gif (https://rangefinderforum.com/forums/showthread.php?p=2398728#post2398728)
I...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-07-2019
Replies: 292
Views: 15,381
Posted By Canyongazer
Nice Tiltall beneath your RB, narsuitus.

Nice Tiltall beneath your RB, narsuitus.
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-07-2019
Replies: 292
Views: 15,381
Posted By Canyongazer
I see that almost five years ago I selected a...

I see that almost five years ago I selected a camera and lens combo but gave an incomplete answer.
The Nikon D800E, often on a tripod, is my choice when seeking the highest quality and/or...
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 06-23-2019
Replies: 107
Views: 21,697
Posted By Canyongazer
Only slightly off your point, Dogman: I bought...

Only slightly off your point, Dogman:


I bought my 35 1.4 its very own XP2 so it would never to be unavailable.
The rest of the lenses have to share the other XP2. :)


Oh, and the small and...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-14-2019
Replies: 111
Views: 7,252
Posted By Canyongazer
Mike, if the focus were on the woman's eyes...

Mike, if the focus were on the woman's eyes rather than (what I would call) front focused on the close edge of her hat...would that ruin it in terms of wabi sabi?
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-10-2019
Replies: 5,588
Views: 964,967
Posted By Canyongazer
Fuji X Pro 2 12mm f 2.8 Zeiss Luigi...

Fuji X Pro 2 12mm f 2.8 Zeiss
Luigi strap
Match Technical 15mm convex soft release
Mouse, Mickey cup



https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/33823/med_U33823I1560181818.SEQ.0.jpg
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 05-20-2019
Replies: 46
Views: 1,232
Posted By Canyongazer
+1 What Greg said.

+1 What Greg said.
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 05-19-2019
Replies: 33
Views: 1,653
Posted By Canyongazer
Nice to see your clicks here, Kuvvy, I always...

Nice to see your clicks here, Kuvvy,

I always admire your work.
Forum: Digital Compacts 05-15-2019
Replies: 1,198
Views: 243,322
Posted By Canyongazer
Good advice, nightfly. Thanks.

Good advice, nightfly.
Thanks.
Forum: Digital Compacts 05-15-2019
Replies: 1,198
Views: 243,322
Posted By Canyongazer
"have to get closer and more comfortable shooting...

"have to get closer and more comfortable shooting a 28"


Helen, I love looking at 28mm pics but two obstacles in my own work are

trying to organize/compose the "extra" visual elements in the often...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 05-14-2019
Replies: 54
Views: 3,984
Posted By Canyongazer
Hi Takkun, By all means...why restrict to two -...

Hi Takkun,
By all means...why restrict to two - 25/35/75 sounds peachy!


You may be on to something with the Topcor family resemblance. Good eye.


SLRs like Alpa 9, Topcon Super D, Canon F-1,...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 05-13-2019
Replies: 54
Views: 3,984
Posted By Canyongazer
Jeez that is a gorgeous piece of metal and...

Jeez that is a gorgeous piece of metal and glass.
When not taking pics with it you might want to take pics of it.


It would make a heck of a two lens combo with a 35mm, 'Lux.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-08-2019
Replies: 55
Views: 1,470
Posted By Canyongazer
Nick, I think Back Alley was leery of the cliche...

Nick, I think Back Alley was leery of the cliche Q.s such as :



"I am going to be photographing an Albanian wedding reception on the eastern slope of Petrus Mountains in late May...which SD card...
Forum: RFF News 05-02-2019
Replies: 15
Views: 1,839
Posted By Canyongazer
+1 Well put, Bill.

+1
Well put, Bill.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-29-2019
Replies: 828
Views: 92,495
Posted By Canyongazer
https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/galler...

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/33823/med_U33823I1510254667.SEQ.0.jpg


https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/33823/med_U33823I1542815735.SEQ.0.jpg


https://www.rang...
Forum: Digital Printers / Inks / Papers etc 04-28-2019
Replies: 17
Views: 833
Posted By Canyongazer
Yes, that's what I thought at first, too Multiple...

Yes, that's what I thought at first, too
Multiple cleanings, nozzle checks made no discernible change. :(
Forum: Digital Printers / Inks / Papers etc 04-28-2019
Replies: 17
Views: 833
Posted By Canyongazer
Hi Robert, Nice to hear from you! Yes, you'd...

Hi Robert,
Nice to hear from you!
Yes, you'd think each generation of printers would become more reliable and less finicky but is it just the opposite?

Oh-oh...Epson offering rebates makes me...
Forum: Digital Printers / Inks / Papers etc 04-28-2019
Replies: 17
Views: 833
Posted By Canyongazer
plum, Yesterday was the annual "Bring Your Big...

plum,

Yesterday was the annual "Bring Your Big Stuff" junk collection day here in rural Texas Hill Country.
Despite being raised in New England by a mother whose motto was "Use it up, Make do" I...
Forum: Digital Printers / Inks / Papers etc 04-26-2019
Replies: 17
Views: 833
Posted By Canyongazer
Larry : 3800

Larry :
3800
Forum: Digital Printers / Inks / Papers etc 04-26-2019
Replies: 17
Views: 833
Posted By Canyongazer
Sorry Colton, don't follow you w/ "rendering...

Sorry Colton, don't follow you w/ "rendering intent."
I have gone through head cleaning protocol more than once with no change.
Forum: Digital Printers / Inks / Papers etc 04-26-2019
Replies: 17
Views: 833
Posted By Canyongazer
Printing Blues revisited

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/33823/U33823I1549503351.SEQ.2.jpg


I have been having an odd problem of late. This problem came on suddenly for no apparent reason.
Dark blue...
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 04-21-2019
Replies: 15
Views: 801
Posted By Canyongazer
Steve, Godfrey, Robert...well said by all. In...

Steve, Godfrey, Robert...well said by all.
In fact, if they DID have the tonality, sharpness, color etc. of a conventional camera, be it film or digital, THEN one might say, "Why...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-19-2019
Replies: 96
Views: 4,659
Posted By Canyongazer
Yes, and a lot of people (me, for example) find...

Yes, and a lot of people (me, for example) find it uncomfortable to shoot strangers up close which a 28 often demands for street.

Winogrand smiles and sometimes fumbles with his camera, pretending...
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 04-19-2019
Replies: 1,686
Views: 108,013
Posted By Canyongazer
<table id="post2877276" class="tborder"...

<table id="post2877276" class="tborder" width="100%" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="6" border="0" align="center"><tbody><tr><td class="thead" style="font-weight:normal" align="right"> #1322...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-19-2019
Replies: 96
Views: 4,659
Posted By Canyongazer
I wonder if the folks who bring us the Ricoh GR...

I wonder if the folks who bring us the Ricoh GR wonder. :rolleyes:
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-19-2019
Replies: 96
Views: 4,659
Posted By Canyongazer
The guy on the right 35mm Fuji 1.4. (50mm...

The guy on the right
35mm Fuji 1.4. (50mm equiv)


https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/33823/med_U33823I1537198053.SEQ.0.jpg
Forum: Digital Compacts 04-18-2019
Replies: 292
Views: 20,754
Posted By Canyongazer
Those are three BIG preferences, K. Sounds like...

Those are three BIG preferences, K.
Sounds like you had solid reasoning for your choice.

How is life with Fuji so far?
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-17-2019
Replies: 638
Views: 17,504
Posted By Canyongazer
[I] Me, too Heavily cropped, OOF, flared and...

[I]

Me, too
Heavily cropped, OOF, flared and overexposed portion of a NEX 7 pic.
Sometimes I get lucky.


https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/33823/med_U33823I1555528022.SEQ.0.jpg
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 04-15-2019
Replies: 42
Views: 2,325
Posted By Canyongazer
With two Pro 2s I use either 16 1.4 and 35 1.4...

With two Pro 2s I use either
16 1.4 and 35 1.4 or
35 1.4 and 56 1.2
OR
the 18-55 with one of the three primes above ��

Happy results and experience with any and all.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 04-13-2019
Replies: 74
Views: 3,967
Posted By Canyongazer
Brad, you clearly travel in more exclusive...

Brad, you clearly travel in more exclusive circles than do I.
I don't know even one person who has so much as heard of the Noctilux.
:)
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-03-2019
Replies: 40
Views: 1,023
Posted By Canyongazer
David Hughes "Most cameras mentioned on RFF as...

David Hughes "Most cameras mentioned on RFF as so posh that they wouldn't speak to the likes of us..."

Best one yet.
Thanks, David. :-)
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 04-01-2019
Replies: 27
Views: 743
Posted By Canyongazer
Many thanks, Tony. CG

Many thanks, Tony.
CG
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 03-30-2019
Replies: 3
Views: 345
Posted By Canyongazer
Fortunately, she did not work in obscurity. Ever...

Fortunately, she did not work in obscurity.
Ever since the cinema verite of "Cleo From 5 To 7" shot on the streets of Paris in 1961, she has been rightly admired in France and around the world.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-25-2019
Replies: 638
Views: 17,504
Posted By Canyongazer
Holy cow! that is a stunner...in many...

Holy cow! that is a stunner...in many aspects.
Well done, Helen.https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1964/45682849851_991f6911dd_b.jpg
Forum: Zeiss Contax 03-25-2019
Replies: 19
Views: 1,241
Posted By Canyongazer
Paul, over the years I have used many 85/90's or...

Paul, over the years I have used many 85/90's or equivalent in different formats all the way from m4/3 to 4x5....
It is a very useful focal length.
Enjoy!
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-25-2019
Replies: 638
Views: 17,504
Posted By Canyongazer
Nikon D700 70-200...

Nikon D700 70-200 2.8


https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/33823/med_U33823I1553536211.SEQ.0.jpg



D700 Sigma 150mm 2.8...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-20-2019
Replies: 348
Views: 45,395
Posted By Canyongazer
Oviedo, Spain Fuji X E2 35...

Oviedo, Spain Fuji X E2 35 1.4


https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/33823/med_U33823I1553108071.SEQ.2.jpg


Spain Fuji X E2 18-55...
Forum: Digital Compacts 03-16-2019
Replies: 28
Views: 2,397
Posted By Canyongazer
Thanks for that link, b. Looking at their list...

Thanks for that link, b.

Looking at their list of "cons" I mostly shrug my shoulders and I'm guessing many if not most RFFers do the same:
Doesn't offer 4K video recording - don't care
Poor...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 03-13-2019
Replies: 11
Views: 567
Posted By Canyongazer
Laaarge prints

Back when I was teaching we occasionally would make 4 by 6 foot prints just for fun.
Fortunately, we had lots of hands and a large sink available.
After removing everything from the sink we'd treat...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 03-06-2019
Replies: 11
Views: 498
Posted By Canyongazer
Sorry Ash, my mistake.

Sorry Ash, my mistake.
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 03-05-2019
Replies: 11
Views: 498
Posted By Canyongazer
Cold light on the 4x5?

Cold light on the 4x5?
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 03-05-2019
Replies: 11
Views: 498
Posted By Canyongazer
Beseler's motor is pretty cool...:-)..however,...

Beseler's motor is pretty cool...:-)..however,

The Omega is easy enough to raise and lower. (unlock, crank, crank, lock it)



I used them both (not at the same time) for about 20 years.
The...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 02-27-2019
Replies: 13
Views: 659
Posted By Canyongazer
http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery...

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/53150/med_U53150I1550630778.SEQ.3.jpg Thanks, Bushwick
Mysterious, well seen.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-23-2019
Replies: 96
Views: 8,235
Posted By Canyongazer
Pansonic LX3 at its widest Thanks Lynnb for...

Pansonic LX3 at its widest
Thanks Lynnb for suggesting posting it.https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/33823/med_U33823I1547316826.SEQ.4.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-22-2019
Replies: 409
Views: 31,272
Posted By Canyongazer
Historic Cesky-Krumlov Czech Republic

Fuji X100s


https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/33823/med_U33823I1550782494.SEQ.0.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-21-2019
Replies: 409
Views: 31,272
Posted By Canyongazer
Prague Fuji...

Prague
Fuji X100s
https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/33823/med_U33823I1550782442.SEQ.4.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-21-2019
Replies: 409
Views: 31,272
Posted By Canyongazer
Paris Ile de La Cite from Pont des Arts Sony NEX...

Paris

Ile de La Cite from Pont des Arts
Sony NEX 7 19mm Sigma lens


https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/33823/med_U33823I1550782442.SEQ.2.jpg
Forum: Digital Printers / Inks / Papers etc 02-06-2019
Replies: 5
Views: 456
Posted By Canyongazer
They are the same pic I simply re posted

They are the same pic
I simply re posted
Forum: Digital Printers / Inks / Papers etc 02-06-2019
Replies: 5
Views: 456
Posted By Canyongazer
Thanks for the heads up, Chris. How is it now...

Thanks for the heads up, Chris.
How is it now ?(looks ok on this end)
Forum: Digital Printers / Inks / Papers etc 02-06-2019
Replies: 5
Views: 456
Posted By Canyongazer
Printing Blues

Hi guys,
Here's a "new to me" problem that perhaps some of you have had and, I hope, solved.

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/33823/U33823I1549503351.SEQ.2.jpg
Printing a B&W file...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-03-2019
Replies: 9,002
Views: 881,837
Posted By Canyongazer
The maintenance tray for my Epson 3800 finally...

The maintenance tray for my Epson 3800 finally filled up with surplus ink so I replaced it with a new one.
Not very exciting.
I'd rather have a lens. Or a camera. Or a pony.

Oh well, it was only $20
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-29-2019
Replies: 132
Views: 3,305
Posted By Canyongazer
Went to a presentation by Keith Carter Sunday. He...

Went to a presentation by Keith Carter Sunday.
He pointed out that all the photo processes invented for taking, developing and printing photographs have been replaced by a newer one.

BUT,...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-25-2019
Replies: 74
Views: 3,222
Posted By Canyongazer
A bit off topic but.... In 2003, returning from...

A bit off topic but....

In 2003, returning from Paris after six weeks in France, with an entire suitcase dedicated to film, a jumble of mostly exposed 120.

As the official sorted through each and...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-22-2019
Replies: 37
Views: 1,510
Posted By Canyongazer
Observations of a retired photography department...

Observations of a retired photography department prof:


* Most students are leery of SS because they think Paterson's will be easier to load. Initially, that is true.

* Once mastered, almost all...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 01-15-2019
Replies: 51
Views: 1,132
Posted By Canyongazer
Yes, I did....I believe that's all that is...

Yes, I did....I believe that's all that is available in the current version 2 iteration.
Fortunately, it looks very nice imo
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 01-15-2019
Replies: 51
Views: 1,132
Posted By Canyongazer
I have four. Mike, since you can say how many you...

I have four.
Mike, since you can say how many you have you are ok.
Those who guess "Ah, maybe 12....err wait, more like fifte...actually around 20. I think" may have a problem. :)

btw way, I...
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-12-2019
Replies: 70
Views: 2,778
Posted By Canyongazer
Don't know how much is director and how much DP,...

Don't know how much is director and how much DP, but anyway
Knife in The Water (1962) Jerzy Lipman DP, (https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0513512/?ref_=ttfc_fc_cr4)Roman Polanski...
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-05-2019
Replies: 72
Views: 4,714
Posted By Canyongazer
+1 What you said, Dogman.

+1

What you said, Dogman.
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-04-2019
Replies: 72
Views: 4,714
Posted By Canyongazer
Canyongazer, circa 2015 Dear Santa, I wish for...

Canyongazer, circa 2015

Dear Santa,
I wish for an updated successor to the Fuji X Pro1.
They could call it the "Pro2" :-))

If you do, I promise not to whine for a Pro 3 in 2019.

I'll be done with...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-29-2018
Replies: 70
Views: 1,486
Posted By Canyongazer
Fuji X Pro2

Candid interior family pictures, Thanksgiving and Christmas get togethers.

X Pro2 with 35 /1.4 or 56 /1.2
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-25-2018
Replies: 62
Views: 1,733
Posted By Canyongazer
Sigh....

Socks.
I was hoping for an M10.
But, socks.
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 12-16-2018
Replies: 41
Views: 1,256
Posted By Canyongazer
Jeez...thanks, Richard!

Jeez...thanks, Richard!
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-14-2018
Replies: 37
Views: 1,135
Posted By Canyongazer
I do have the 18-55 on an X Pro2 pretty much all...

I do have the 18-55 on an X Pro2 pretty much all the time.

But still have the 35mm 1.4 handy on another Pro2 'cause it's just so darned good. I use it purposely whenever I can .
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-13-2018
Replies: 108
Views: 3,986
Posted By Canyongazer
Copenhagen

Land of The Bicycle
Danes are orderly, highly skilled riders.
Fuji X Pro2 56mm Fuji


https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/33823/med_U33823I1544739382.SEQ.3.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-13-2018
Replies: 76
Views: 2,702
Posted By Canyongazer
Nikon 70-200 f 2.8 D200 Somewhere "down by the...

Nikon 70-200 f 2.8 D200

Somewhere "down by the river" :-)


https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/33823/med_U33823I1544739381.SEQ.0.jpg


I don't set out to make this sort of...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-13-2018
Replies: 76
Views: 2,702
Posted By Canyongazer
A 35mm Nikon lens with tilt adapter on a micro...

A 35mm Nikon lens with tilt adapter on a micro 4/3 camera. Wide open at 1.4
Scotland


https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/33823/med_U33823I1544739381.SEQ.1.jpg
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 12-13-2018
Replies: 41
Views: 1,256
Posted By Canyongazer
What fun---and such inspiration!---seeing what...

What fun---and such inspiration!---seeing what good photographers do with these cameras we endlessly talk about.

:-))


Thanks to all!!
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-12-2018
Replies: 5,603
Views: 497,032
Posted By Canyongazer
Late afternoon in Girona, south eastern...

Late afternoon in Girona, south eastern Spain.
Sony NEX 7 with the excellent Sigma 30mm.


https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/33823/U33823I1544636676.SEQ.1.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-01-2018
Replies: 74
Views: 3,249
Posted By Canyongazer
A subterranean stairwell in Prague. Kafka-esque...

A subterranean stairwell in Prague.
Kafka-esque indeed. :-)

Fuji X E2 18-55 @55mm exp comp minus 2 stops...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 11-27-2018
Replies: 36
Views: 1,045
Posted By Canyongazer
Loving these: Virtually anything Shab submits...

Loving these:

Virtually anything Shab submits is Gallery Pick worthy.


https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/28593/med_U28593I1543235949.SEQ.0.jpg


Lynn
Lines and Light!
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 11-27-2018
Replies: 36
Views: 1,045
Posted By Canyongazer
James, Mcary, Roberthl Guth robert blu ...

James,
Mcary,
Roberthl
Guth
robert blu


Thank to all for the kind words.
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 11-25-2018
Replies: 127
Views: 47,947
Posted By Canyongazer
at Cambridge

X E2 Fuji 27 f/2.8 pancake---a wonderful combination



https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/33823/sml_U33823I1543160320.SEQ.0.jpg


slight brown tone added to shadows in LR
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-19-2018
Replies: 492
Views: 93,103
Posted By Canyongazer
Lovely tonality in kitchen shot above, Bob. Fuji...

Lovely tonality in kitchen shot above, Bob.
Fuji jpeg but I'm guessing you post tweaked and/or adjusted in camera settings?
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-10-2018
Replies: 54
Views: 4,223
Posted By Canyongazer
[quote=Skiff;2847137]And here is another report...

[quote=Skiff;2847137]And here is another report confirming the current F6 production in Nikon's Sendai...
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-07-2018
Replies: 64
Views: 2,164
Posted By Canyongazer
"...long skinny overall but a bit pudgy in the...

"...long skinny overall but a bit pudgy in the mid section."


Hey, Peter! ...I resemble that remark!
except for the "a bit" part.:-(
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 11-05-2018
Replies: 2
Views: 433
Posted By Canyongazer
Stablizing 12mm Touit's Aperture ring

Unlike Zeiss for Sony, the Fuji X version of these lenses have an aperture ring.
Normally I would prefer it that way but the ring is so loose it can and does move without the photographer realizing...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-18-2018
Replies: 124
Views: 24,487
Posted By Canyongazer
Back in my Blad days I had your "leftovers"...

Back in my Blad days I had your "leftovers" -50-80-150- as that's what came with the used body I had bought.


Today I would come to the same conclusion as you...60 and 100 would be happily...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-18-2018
Replies: 46
Views: 1,020
Posted By Canyongazer
straight Nikon F (no meter prism)

straight Nikon F (no meter prism)
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 10-17-2018
Replies: 17
Views: 636
Posted By Canyongazer
Enthusiastic +1

Enthusiastic +1
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 10-13-2018
Replies: 54
Views: 2,232
Posted By Canyongazer
Back lit translucence is tricky, for sure. As a...

Back lit translucence is tricky, for sure.
As a 40 year film user I must admit digital helps---a lot.

This empty cicada shell has varying sections of density and an "eye hole" that is just...
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 10-11-2018
Replies: 54
Views: 2,232
Posted By Canyongazer
Suggestions for "light reading while facing the...

Suggestions for "light reading while facing the sun". eh?
Page Two and no one has suggested Jackie Collins and SPF 50 Coppertone?
Yes, beach weather has come and gone but still....
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 10-09-2018
Replies: 107
Views: 21,697
Posted By Canyongazer
Small 16 sounds good to me, too, Dogman. I'd...

Small 16 sounds good to me, too, Dogman.
I'd actual prefer a 2.8...two stops slower than the 1.4 should make a significant difference in size, weight and price.

Meanwhile, the 35 1.4 is still my...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 10-05-2018
Replies: 16
Views: 986
Posted By Canyongazer
Amen Brother Night! GW composed left to right,...

Amen Brother Night!

GW composed left to right, front to back, up and down simultaneously ...
the 28 shows a lot of "material" in the frame and more often than not some of it is moving around.
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 10-04-2018
Replies: 29
Views: 1,684
Posted By Canyongazer
https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/galler...

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/33823/sml_U33823I1537198053.SEQ.0.jpghttps://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/33823/med_U33823I1537198053.SEQ.0.jpg
My two Fuji X Pro2's...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-04-2018
Replies: 72
Views: 2,636
Posted By Canyongazer
Sony NEX 7 Pages and pages of seemingly randomly...

Sony NEX 7

Pages and pages of seemingly randomly "organized" menu items , many such items titled in Sony-speak terms, intelligible only to the Sonyese.

Too much time spent pulling my hair out...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 09-24-2018
Replies: 32
Views: 1,338
Posted By Canyongazer
A strong influence is your anchor or pivot...what...

A strong influence is your anchor or pivot...what is your "normal" lens?
50mm?
35mm?
Something else???
I favor the 50 above all other lenses and do not care for nor do I own a 35.
Given that, I find...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-08-2018
Replies: 409
Views: 31,272
Posted By Canyongazer
https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/galler...

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/33823/U33823I1536424451.SEQ.1.jpg
Annecy, France
Fuji Pro 2 18-55...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 09-06-2018
Replies: 15
Views: 698
Posted By Canyongazer
Thanks, Robert...I appreciate your appreciation. ...

Thanks, Robert...I appreciate your appreciation. :-)
CG
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 09-06-2018
Replies: 34
Views: 1,473
Posted By Canyongazer
Also, our own Bob Michaels, right here on RFF...

Also, our own Bob Michaels, right here on RFF

(and elsewhere, http://www.bobmichaels.org/Cuba_intro.htm)


Bob is an ace with the 28 and people.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 09-06-2018
Replies: 34
Views: 1,473
Posted By Canyongazer
Google Images for <Garry Winogrand> to see how...

Google Images for <Garry Winogrand> to see how its done.
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-05-2018
Replies: 5,603
Views: 497,032
Posted By Canyongazer
Thanks, M. Taken in the old quarter---16th/17th...

Thanks, M.
Taken in the old quarter---16th/17th century---Lyon, France where they seem to like pastels...the light, both direct, indirect and dappled really make it glow.
Looks almost edible :-)
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-04-2018
Replies: 5,603
Views: 497,032
Posted By Canyongazer
Just Around the Corner Lyon, FR

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/33823/med_U33823I1536071311.SEQ.0.jpg


35mm Fujilux f 1.4
X Pro2
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 09-03-2018
Replies: 255
Views: 83,548
Posted By Canyongazer
Wabi-Sabi Chair

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/33823/med_U33823I1536006315.SEQ.0.jpg


Fuji X Pro2
35mm 1.4 @1.4
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 08-31-2018
Replies: 255
Views: 83,548
Posted By Canyongazer
Pro2 35mm 1.4 @ f 5.6

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/33823/med_U33823I1535748135.SEQ.4.jpg
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 08-31-2018
Replies: 255
Views: 83,548
Posted By Canyongazer
X E2 35 1.4 @ f4

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/33823/med_U33823I1535727100.SEQ.2.jpg



Some people think the Fuji 35 1.4 is magic.
I am one of those people. :-)
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-21-2018
Replies: 598
Views: 88,905
Posted By Canyongazer
<a...

<a href="https://Introspection.zenfolio.com/p1040232165/e97eb821b" title="Two Tango"><img src="https://Introspection.zenfolio.com/img/s/v-2/p2548793883-4.jpg" width="800"...
Forum: Zeiss Contax 08-20-2018
Replies: 56
Views: 1,682
Posted By Canyongazer
What Skiff said +1

What Skiff said +1
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-16-2018
Replies: 66
Views: 2,792
Posted By Canyongazer
yes, crystal ball would be helpful. My uncle...

yes, crystal ball would be helpful.
My uncle Fred, heretofore known as "my Rich Uncle Fred" put $1,000 in to IBM in the early 1960s.
Don't know if he bought any screw mount Leica's...but he could. :)
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-13-2018
Replies: 42
Views: 1,663
Posted By Canyongazer
Full Frame: Nikon D700 APS-C: Fuji X E2

Full Frame: Nikon D700
APS-C: Fuji X E2
Forum: Fuji Digital General Discussion 07-26-2018
Replies: 47
Views: 3,851
Posted By Canyongazer
I've hung onto my X-E2 and recently bought used...

I've hung onto my X-E2 and recently bought used the excellent 27mm 2.8 pancake. Was going to have them welded together but in the end realized it would be much cheaper to simply never take the 27...
Forum: Fuji Digital General Discussion 07-25-2018
Replies: 47
Views: 3,851
Posted By Canyongazer
re: shoe I wonder what percentage of potential...

re: shoe
I wonder what percentage of potential customers for a $500 camera are itching to get a $200 OVF for it?
Forum: RFF Polls 07-14-2018
Replies: 71
Views: 2,306
Posted By Canyongazer
Since retiring a dozen years ago I've been...

Since retiring a dozen years ago I've been shooting, printing and exhibiting work in half a dozen different galleries, in half dozen different cities, hundreds of miles apart.
17x22 or 13x19 paper...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 07-12-2018
Replies: 147
Views: 52,525
Posted By Canyongazer
John, sun is high and slightly behind you? To me,...

John, sun is high and slightly behind you?
To me, it looks more like a light leak than flare.

CG
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 06-17-2018
Replies: 37
Views: 1,686
Posted By Canyongazer
I just last week got a 27mm 2.8 new-to-me Fuji...

I just last week got a 27mm 2.8 new-to-me Fuji pancake

It's a nice mate to the little XE2.
to me, the 40mm FOV is "right" in a lot of circumstances.



Have taken it out twice, quite pleased---
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 06-14-2018
Replies: 74
Views: 4,267
Posted By Canyongazer
Whaa?

So you sign up on RFF years ago to get tech help for your Zorki.
You get it.
No further inspiration to post until five years later you make a silly disparaging remark to the Head Bartender?

If...
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 06-07-2018
Replies: 69
Views: 13,103
Posted By Canyongazer
Looks like an archetype RFFer "Moving along"...

Looks like an archetype RFFer "Moving along" there, Helen!
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-06-2018
Replies: 81
Views: 3,492
Posted By Canyongazer
John, I've always pictured you as a blue oxford...

John, I've always pictured you as a blue oxford shirt and khaki pants kinda guy :)
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-04-2018
Replies: 9,002
Views: 881,837
Posted By Canyongazer
Thanks, Shawn, I have high hopes. small camera +...

Thanks, Shawn, I have high hopes.
small camera + small lens



Some consider "41mm" a strange FL but I like it.
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-02-2018
Replies: 9,002
Views: 881,837
Posted By Canyongazer
USPS informs me the pancake Fuji 27mm f2.8 I...

USPS informs me the pancake Fuji 27mm f2.8 I bought from a Fred Miranda participant has arrived at my home in Texas Hill Country.
Presently I'm in Taos, New Mexico

Will introduce this lens to his...
Forum: Fuji X Series 05-24-2018
Replies: 48
Views: 6,720
Posted By Canyongazer
Appreciate your observations and excellent write...

Appreciate your observations and excellent write up, Zoo. Quite valuable insights.
Hope you'll post more...It's been a while



Also, I admire your remarkable restraint.



Stay away from the lava.
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-23-2018
Replies: 33
Views: 1,143
Posted By Canyongazer
Sony NEX7 Love part: Produced truly excellent...

Sony NEX7

Love part: Produced truly excellent images

Hate part: Navigating the ^%&# menus

Sold it: Hate part won out
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-22-2018
Replies: 33
Views: 1,667
Posted By Canyongazer
While 50 has always been my most used lens for...

While 50 has always been my most used lens for street and other applications, I will on occasion pull out the 85 just to change things up at bit. It is refreshing.

On the other side of 50, many...
Forum: Fuji X Series 04-07-2018
Replies: 12
Views: 2,075
Posted By Canyongazer
Joe, I had been considering selling my XE2 but...

Joe, I had been considering selling my XE2 but lately have changed my mind because of the 27.

As soon as there's a Fuji sale or I see a good used price I'm getting one to permanently mount on the...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-06-2018
Replies: 323
Views: 25,596
Posted By Canyongazer
Sony NEX7 Baffling menu, even after months...

Sony NEX7

Baffling menu, even after months getting "used to it" , which I never did.
Clumsy user interface

Had to sell it...doubly frustrating 'cause the photographic results produced by this...
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 04-02-2018
Replies: 176
Views: 12,228
Posted By Canyongazer
With some (few) exceptions, reading forums posts...

With some (few) exceptions, reading forums posts on DPReview is detrimental to your photographic health.
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 04-02-2018
Replies: 176
Views: 12,228
Posted By Canyongazer
[quote=Beemermark;2780089] . I have an X-Pro2...

[quote=Beemermark;2780089] . I have an X-Pro2 (and two previous models), a Nikon D750 and an M9. Unless I need a special feature of the Fuji or Nikon, I shoot the M9.

This may be a large part of...
Forum: DIYS Modifications 03-22-2018
Replies: 28
Views: 1,485
Posted By Canyongazer
rf: I believe Fred Spira or one of his minions...

rf: I believe Fred Spira or one of his minions dubbed this "The Girl Watcher" lens.
Can you confirm or deny it suitable to the task?
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-19-2018
Replies: 209
Views: 16,236
Posted By Canyongazer
Me in my preferred outfit for trans-Atlantic...

Me in my preferred outfit for trans-Atlantic travel...

Sleep mask,
airplane air anti-germ mask,
bottle of Xanax.

"Good night. Wake me when you can see Heathrow."

Cg
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-15-2018
Replies: 114
Views: 3,755
Posted By Canyongazer
Fuji X Pro2 with the 35mm 1.4 Bam!

Fuji X Pro2 with the 35mm 1.4
Bam!
Forum: Cameras in the Movies / TV / Media 03-13-2018
Replies: 143
Views: 37,272
Posted By Canyongazer
Looks like a Luigi...

Looks like a Luigi http://www.luigicases.com/a000-STRAPS-page.htm
Forum: Fuji X Series 03-10-2018
Replies: 18
Views: 1,585
Posted By Canyongazer
Dogman, three X P1s...sounds good. I have two...

Dogman, three X P1s...sounds good.

I have two XP2s and would like---but admit do not need---a third.
Following Rockit's advice--- only used and/or only if below four figures. There will be excellent...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 03-07-2018
Replies: 25
Views: 1,389
Posted By Canyongazer
Thanks for the Inspiration, Guys

Michael Kenna, Keith Carter, Ralph Gibson....

Without the influence of that triumvirate---
I would still be a photographer
but a very different one.
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 03-03-2018
Replies: 29
Views: 2,526
Posted By Canyongazer
ok, thanks for that faris. Keep on keeping on! CG

ok, thanks for that faris.
Keep on keeping on!
CG
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-03-2018
Replies: 38
Views: 8,781
Posted By Canyongazer
"...a bug or a feature..." Nicely put, Larry! ...

"...a bug or a feature..."
Nicely put, Larry!
:)
CG
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-03-2018
Replies: 38
Views: 8,781
Posted By Canyongazer
I never liked TMax3200 altho agree with the...

I never liked TMax3200 altho agree with the "shoot at 1600" school of thought. Theoretically , you're overexposing a stop although many maintain shooting at 3200 is underexposing a stop. Kodak was...
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 03-01-2018
Replies: 29
Views: 2,526
Posted By Canyongazer
Good stuff, faris! I particularly admire the...

Good stuff, faris!
I particularly admire the tonality of this B&W.
Are they OOC jpegs from the XT1? RAW conversions? Something else?
In any case, I join others with "More, please."
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 02-26-2018
Replies: 43
Views: 2,641
Posted By Canyongazer
My favorite focal length and I've had quite a few...

My favorite focal length and I've had quite a few but only on SLR's and faux rangefinders such as Fuji Pro2's...

except for a Voigtlander Color-Lanthar ... my one and only 50 on a real RF.
So, yeah,...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 02-25-2018
Replies: 27
Views: 1,938
Posted By Canyongazer
Jim Nachtwey’s photo essay on drug addiction in...

Jim Nachtwey’s photo essay on drug addiction in America. One issue, one photographer… The Time website will give you a significant look at the essay, but this one is worth buying the...
Forum: Fuji X Series 02-19-2018
Replies: 137
Views: 12,679
Posted By Canyongazer
"...best combo ever!" Well, John, it would be had...

"...best combo ever!"
Well, John, it would be had Fuji not made the 35 1.4.

Chacun a son objectif :D
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-02-2018
Replies: 9,002
Views: 881,837
Posted By Canyongazer
Fuji X Pro2

After coming over from Sony ---the NEX 7 is a capable camera but the UI/menus drove me bat$hit crazy :bang:---I moved to the Fuji X system

Liked the Pro 2 so much I just bought another one...two...
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 01-30-2018
Replies: 28
Views: 1,480
Posted By Canyongazer
16 and 56 are too far apart for me. I can see...

16 and 56 are too far apart for me.
I can see
someone who favors wide choosing 16 and 35
Someone who favors longer using 35 and 56.

Joe, if you let us have three, then "all the above" would make a...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-22-2018
Replies: 40
Views: 2,081
Posted By Canyongazer
Interesting question, Robert, and interesting...

Interesting question, Robert, and interesting replies.

I have a few excellent Fuji X mount lenses but quickly realized that using the 12, 16, 56 or 18-55 meant that my absolute, clear favorite, the...
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 12-14-2017
Replies: 133
Views: 14,299
Posted By Canyongazer
and Tom....:-(

and Tom....:-(
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 12-10-2017
Replies: 64
Views: 2,833
Posted By Canyongazer
+1 what Peter said

+1 what Peter said
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 12-10-2017
Replies: 64
Views: 2,833
Posted By Canyongazer
NO complaints about my one year old Fuji X Pro...

NO complaints about my one year old Fuji X Pro 2....
in fact, last month I bought another!
Now I can leave the fabulous 35mm 1.4 welded on one of 'em.
Bonus: Two cameras, one menu. :-)
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-10-2017
Replies: 78
Views: 4,511
Posted By Canyongazer
"Knife in the Water" 1962 Roman Polanski D. Jerzy...

"Knife in the Water" 1962
Roman Polanski D.
Jerzy Lipman, DP

Starkly (in a beautiful sense), carefully composed B&W
Forum: Travel 12-02-2017
Replies: 4
Views: 735
Posted By Canyongazer
Impressively ambitious, Lucas! ...will eagerly...

Impressively ambitious, Lucas!
...will eagerly look forward.

btw, like John, I don't see #1---I'm on a MacMini desktop.
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 11-23-2017
Replies: 70
Views: 8,261
Posted By Canyongazer
Actually, it's from Treasure of the Sierra Madre.

Actually, it's from Treasure of the Sierra Madre.
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 11-18-2017
Replies: 14
Views: 934
Posted By Canyongazer
"DOF is subjective and perceptual." Yup.

"DOF is subjective and perceptual."
Yup.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-16-2017
Replies: 30
Views: 1,942
Posted By Canyongazer
David, check your downloads

David, check your downloads
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 11-10-2017
Replies: 2
Views: 630
Posted By Canyongazer
Thanks, Sunshine, All B&W conversions from RAW...

Thanks, Sunshine,

All B&W conversions from RAW or color jpegs were done in Lightroom.
A few were in camera Fuji at Mono + Yellow filter setting.

Using Silver Efex from time to time now but none of...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 11-09-2017
Replies: 2
Views: 630
Posted By Canyongazer
introspection.zenfolio.com

Good afternoon all,

My new website

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/33823/sml_U33823I1510255335.SEQ.0.jpg

Mamiya 7ll 50mm

Looking for some feedback...comments here and/or in...
Forum: Digital Compacts 11-05-2017
Replies: 1,198
Views: 243,322
Posted By Canyongazer
Observations from a non-GR guy

I visit this thread often, my favorite on RFF.

You GR shooters are adept at finding beauty and / or meaning from the seemingly mundane and meaningless.
Most of you exhibit a "good eye" but it goes...
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 10-28-2017
Replies: 255
Views: 83,548
Posted By Canyongazer
Lost and Found

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/33823/med_U33823I1509228262.SEQ.0.jpg
Fuji X PRO 2 35mm @ 1.4
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-25-2017
Replies: 5,603
Views: 497,032
Posted By Canyongazer
https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/galler...

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/33823/med_U33823I1424193111.SEQ.0.jpg

Pre-dawn light, Bruges, Belgium
Nikon D700 24-70 f2.8
Forum: Fuji X Series 10-18-2017
Replies: 66
Views: 3,847
Posted By Canyongazer
One rainy day in Reims I put my E2, complete with...

One rainy day in Reims I put my E2, complete with 15mm soft release, under my jacket as we walked down the hill into town.
That night I downloaded One Hundred Sixty Seven (yes, 167) pics of the...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-06-2017
Replies: 45
Views: 1,778
Posted By Canyongazer
While expressing love for a normal focal length...

While expressing love for a normal focal length along with <29mm, I neglected to name my faves and why...(not that anyone has demanded clarification :-)

In FF, Sigma 50 1.4 ART ... combined with...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-06-2017
Replies: 45
Views: 1,778
Posted By Canyongazer
+1 Normal is my default. When I need wider, I go...

+1

Normal is my default. When I need wider, I go wiiider....
To me, real wide angles don't start 'til you get to 28mm.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 09-22-2017
Replies: 31
Views: 1,663
Posted By Canyongazer
Another vote for the Contax G2...champagne Takes...

Another vote for the Contax G2...champagne
Takes beautiful lenses, too ... 45mm f2 Planar with its cute little barrel hood=wow!
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 09-22-2017
Replies: 18
Views: 1,418
Posted By Canyongazer
135 used to be THE tele back in 70s and 80s. I...

135 used to be THE tele back in 70s and 80s.
I will say I've used the 150mm Sigma macro for portrait and, now and then, landscape with good results.

Probably more compatible with the XT rather than...
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-31-2017
Replies: 90
Views: 2,710
Posted By Canyongazer
whiskers kittens kettles mittens hammersteins

whiskers
kittens
kettles
mittens
hammersteins
Forum: Fuji X Series 08-21-2017
Replies: 16
Views: 2,430
Posted By Canyongazer
A Profound Point to ponder for Pixel...

A Profound Point to ponder for Pixel Peepers

Thanks, Bob, as always.

Edit: I'm no Pixel Peeper, nevertheless, it's a lesson I've been trying to teach myself for years.
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 08-20-2017
Replies: 58
Views: 2,909
Posted By Canyongazer
"credit" or "blame?" Once again, the forge of...

"credit" or "blame?"

Once again, the forge of Post Modernism strikes with the hammer of academia.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 07-23-2017
Replies: 122
Views: 33,635
Posted By Canyongazer
Wow Raid! I have not seen the word "Angenieux"...

Wow Raid!
I have not seen the word "Angenieux" for many years.
Way back when in my 16mm days the 12-120 was the lens to have on your Beaulieu camera.
Unless you put it on your Arriflex...:-)
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 07-23-2017
Replies: 122
Views: 33,635
Posted By Canyongazer
55 3.5 Nikkor 105 2.5 Nikkor

55 3.5 Nikkor
105 2.5 Nikkor
Forum: Digital Compacts 07-22-2017
Replies: 1,198
Views: 243,322
Posted By Canyongazer
This thread is absolutely inundated with...

This thread is absolutely inundated with excellent work.
Is the GR such a wonderful, artistic tool?
Unlikely.
Are wonderful, artistic photographers attracted to it over other tools?
More...
Forum: Chris Crawford 07-22-2017
Replies: 2,570
Views: 371,868
Posted By Canyongazer
hmmm... that looks a lot like the moon we see in...

hmmm...
that looks a lot like the moon we see in Austin, TX.
Forum: Fuji X Series 07-05-2017
Replies: 95
Views: 7,149
Posted By Canyongazer
Ken, this is true in my experience as well. Pare...

Ken, this is true in my experience as well.
Pare down the gear as you wish but then use the $$$ to take a photography workshop.
Selecting the right one for you takes a lot of research and a bit of...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 06-30-2017
Replies: 34
Views: 2,411
Posted By Canyongazer
The Gralab is dedicated, classic and built for...

The Gralab is dedicated, classic and built for the task.
Probably available on the Bay for about the same as a new kitchen timer.

best choice...unless you already OWN a cherished kitchen timer with...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-11-2017
Replies: 106
Views: 3,570
Posted By Canyongazer
Nikon F Nikon F100 Konica S3 Mamiya 7ll Fuji GSW...

Nikon F
Nikon F100
Konica S3
Mamiya 7ll
Fuji GSW 690
Cambo 4x5
Calumet 8x10

You will note a lack of digitals.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-04-2017
Replies: 53
Views: 3,650
Posted By Canyongazer
35mm f1.4 Fuji Am looking to buy another Fuji...

35mm f1.4 Fuji

Am looking to buy another Fuji X body
just so it will always be mounted and ready..

"...welded to the body" as some RFFers say.
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-23-2017
Replies: 49
Views: 2,896
Posted By Canyongazer
OK, Marc, I'll play... Fuji X E3 and, while in a...

OK, Marc, I'll play...

Fuji X E3
and, while in a Requesting the Mythical mode:
A unicorn.
Forum: Fuji Digital General Discussion 04-18-2017
Replies: 43
Views: 3,396
Posted By Canyongazer
XPro 2 XE2 X100s 12mm 2.8 Zeiss 16mm 1.4...

XPro 2
XE2
X100s
12mm 2.8 Zeiss
16mm 1.4 Fuji
35mm 1.4 Fuji
56mm !.2 Fuji
18-55 Fuji

Joe, I have been winnowing down everything, including Fuji.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-24-2017
Replies: 16
Views: 1,170
Posted By Canyongazer
I have the 50, also on a Nikon D800e where it is...

I have the 50, also on a Nikon D800e where it is stellar.
For many years I had the Sigma 150 f2.8 macro, not an Art lens but exceptional nevertheless.

I notice that the members on DPReview cannot...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-24-2017
Replies: 72
Views: 2,833
Posted By Canyongazer
I've a rather benign attitude toward formats. ...

I've a rather benign attitude toward formats.
OTOH, I do not and will not tolerate lactose.
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-21-2017
Replies: 129
Views: 5,630
Posted By Canyongazer
Arny Freytag :-)

Arny Freytag :-)
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-04-2017
Replies: 38
Views: 1,926
Posted By Canyongazer
A thought: "invest" two tenths of one per cent...

A thought:
"invest" two tenths of one per cent of the cost of the trip in order to upgrade to the film you want for this important trip.

Eschew one or two Cuba Libras.

Jeez.
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 02-23-2017
Replies: 26
Views: 2,247
Posted By Canyongazer
I'll give twice that for an M11. No, not...

I'll give twice that for an M11.
No, not then...now.
:-)
Forum: Nikon Historical Society 02-13-2017
Replies: 152
Views: 13,759
Posted By Canyongazer
My experience as well, Lawrence. In the past...

My experience as well, Lawrence.

In the past five years, traveling fairly extensively, I've seen:

A Fuji X 100 in Asheville, NC
A Fuji X 100 somewhere on the streets of London
A Fuji X 100s at the...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 02-10-2017
Replies: 46
Views: 4,293
Posted By Canyongazer
Greyscale, your 1000f took me back to my mentor,...

Greyscale, your 1000f took me back to my mentor, John Brooks, for many years a high end portrait photographer in Boston, MA, USA
He had one camera...1000f or 1600f, I forget which.
and one lens, the...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 02-08-2017
Replies: 104
Views: 10,576
Posted By Canyongazer
Domke Gripper 1" No swivel Quick Connect ...

Domke Gripper
1"
No swivel Quick Connect (meaning no Surprise Disconnect)

$16 including shipping

https://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/product/16174-REG/Domke_740_6BK_1_Web_Camera_Strap.html#sp
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 02-07-2017
Replies: 38
Views: 3,260
Posted By Canyongazer
The only problem I have with the 56 is that when...

The only problem I have with the 56 is that when I'm using it I am not using the equally fabulous 35mm f 1.4

I do not need another dilemma, especially one only 6mm away. :-)
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-27-2017
Replies: 252
Views: 22,061
Posted By Canyongazer
Woman walks into the studio with a photo of her...

Woman walks into the studio with a photo of her late husband.
"Can you copy this and make a larger print?"
"Sure can."
"And can you remove his hat in the new one?"
"You bet."

As the woman leaves the...
Forum: Nikon RF 01-15-2017
Replies: 7
Views: 1,169
Posted By Canyongazer
Thoughtful and appropriate, Mac Thanks for doing...

Thoughtful and appropriate, Mac
Thanks for doing and posting.
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 12-19-2016
Replies: 7
Views: 1,754
Posted By Canyongazer
I use a Zeiss 12mm. It is a fine lens with a big...

I use a Zeiss 12mm.
It is a fine lens with a big problem: Aperture ring detents are sloppy.
Sounds like nitpicking but it is not.
Many times I have been at f8 or whatever when I had set it for...
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