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Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 12 Hours Ago
Replies: 79
Views: 1,910
Posted By Swift1
Really like this one. Nice work Pioneer.

Really like this one. Nice work Pioneer.
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 19 Hours Ago
Replies: 79
Views: 1,910
Posted By Swift1
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48929932768_d4...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48929932768_d4fa333132_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2hxLGju)
Untitled (https://flic.kr/p/2hxLGju) by Colton Allen (https://www.flickr.com/photos/daiku_san/), on...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 1 Day Ago
Replies: 79
Views: 1,910
Posted By Swift1
Спасибо товарищ :D I think the Jupiter-12 might...

Спасибо товарищ :D


I think the Jupiter-12 might be just about the most underrated lens out there...



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Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 2 Days Ago
Replies: 19
Views: 494
Posted By Swift1
Thank you everyone for your help. Last night I...

Thank you everyone for your help.
Last night I bit the bullet and ordered myself a nice looking Canon LTM 35/2. Hopefully everything works out with it.
Will keep y'all posted...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 2 Days Ago
Replies: 79
Views: 1,910
Posted By Swift1
Totally agree with this. I have so much fun when...

Totally agree with this. I have so much fun when I'm out shooting with my Zorki, and I find the camera and lenses often give me results I would be just as happy with if they come from my...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 2 Days Ago
Replies: 79
Views: 1,910
Posted By Swift1
Thank you Pioneer :)

Thank you Pioneer :)
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 2 Days Ago
Replies: 79
Views: 1,910
Posted By Swift1
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48919708647_a4...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48919708647_a4b27fdc6e_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2hwSi3x)
Untitled (https://flic.kr/p/2hwSi3x) by Colton Allen (https://www.flickr.com/photos/daiku_san/), on...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 3 Days Ago
Replies: 452
Views: 121,397
Posted By Swift1
Thanks friend. Ya, I'm sure there is definitely...

Thanks friend. Ya, I'm sure there is definitely some user error involved :)
I just loaded a 12 frame roll of Fujicolor 100 into my Leica M2, which I will use to do some careful controlled comparison...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 3 Days Ago
Replies: 79
Views: 1,910
Posted By Swift1
As I recently picked up a Canon LTM 50/1.4, I...

As I recently picked up a Canon LTM 50/1.4, I decided to use it on my Zorki 4 to shoot up the remaining 7 frames on the roll.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48914575172_f61d4c3a7f_b.jpg...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 3 Days Ago
Replies: 19
Views: 494
Posted By Swift1
Thank you Andreas. Your last shot shows a bit of...

Thank you Andreas.
Your last shot shows a bit of barrel distortion. If that's the worst it gets I can certainly live with it :)
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 3 Days Ago
Replies: 19
Views: 494
Posted By Swift1
Thanks Bingley. Your color film shots with the...

Thanks Bingley. Your color film shots with the Canon 35/2 show the color qualities that I am looking for, and have a similar feel to what my 50/2.2 gives.
Here's an example from my 50/2.2 that I...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 3 Days Ago
Replies: 19
Views: 494
Posted By Swift1
Thanks Raid, those look great.

Thanks Raid, those look great.
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 4 Days Ago
Replies: 19
Views: 494
Posted By Swift1
Thanks for the offer. PM sent. I agree, image...

Thanks for the offer. PM sent.
I agree, image samples and reviews will only tell so much. Everything I've seen and read about this lens looks quite good, I just haven't seen much info about...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 4 Days Ago
Replies: 19
Views: 494
Posted By Swift1
Thanks Phil. I think the 50/2.2 came out in...

Thanks Phil.
I think the 50/2.2 came out in 1961, and the 35/2 came out in 1962, so I imagine the coatings are similar, but I'm just guessing :)



Thanks Raid :)



Thanks for the info Tim. I...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 4 Days Ago
Replies: 19
Views: 494
Posted By Swift1
Some questions about Canon LTM 35/2

I am contemplating getting myself a Canon LTM 35/2 lens, and just want to be sure it's the lens I want.
I have done some research on it and couldn't really find conclusive answers to my questions....
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 5 Days Ago
Replies: 79
Views: 1,910
Posted By Swift1
Finished my annual Red Oktober roll of film...

Finished my annual Red Oktober roll of film yesterday, in my favorite Soviet camera, my 1957 Zorki 4.
Here's the first frame. More to...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 5 Days Ago
Replies: 165
Views: 42,837
Posted By Swift1
My Canon 7, with recently acquired Canon LTM...

My Canon 7, with recently acquired Canon LTM 50/1.4 and the fairly uncommon (and very small) Canon LTM 50/2.2 beside it.


https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48905396882_d949608fc4_b.jpg...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 1 Week Ago
Replies: 283
Views: 38,571
Posted By Swift1
From a recent roll though my old black Pentax...

From a recent roll though my old black Pentax KM.


https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48892385683_5f66cf5ccb_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2husfSX)
Untitled (https://flic.kr/p/2husfSX) by Colton Allen...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 1 Week Ago
Replies: 65
Views: 4,222
Posted By Swift1
I thought I'd share another recent photo that I...

I thought I'd share another recent photo that I took with the Canon LTM 50/2.2


https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48876596176_6d4cb0a714_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2ht4kd5)
Untitled...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 1 Week Ago
Replies: 452
Views: 121,397
Posted By Swift1
Another from the first roll with the Canon LTM...

Another from the first roll with the Canon LTM...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 452
Views: 121,397
Posted By Swift1
Another shot from the first roll from the Canon...

Another shot from the first roll from the Canon LTM 50/1.4

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48847876492_fab8d6c666_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2hqw8R7)
Untitled (https://flic.kr/p/2hqw8R7) by...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 452
Views: 121,397
Posted By Swift1
So I managed to get out today and shoot a quick...

So I managed to get out today and shoot a quick test roll with my recently acquired Canon LTM 50/1.4
So far, the lens is working great and I like it.
Here are a few wide open shots. I think the...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 344
Views: 120,172
Posted By Swift1
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48843103982_00...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48843103982_00a75b26ed_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2hq6F9s)
Untitled (https://flic.kr/p/2hq6F9s) by Colton Allen (https://www.flickr.com/photos/daiku_san/), on...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 165
Views: 42,837
Posted By Swift1
I'm looking forward to seeing what this lens can...

I'm looking forward to seeing what this lens can do. I don't usually shoot much faster than f/2.8, but it will be fun to play around with the 1.4 :)
It is a big lens, but does fit the Canon 7...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 382
Posted By Swift1
That 2nd image looks like it could be a pretty...

That 2nd image looks like it could be a pretty heavy crop of the original negative, but for close-up photography with a Rolleiflex, you can get auxiliary close-up lenses. The Rolleiflex made ones are...
Forum: Photography General Interest 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 5,603
Views: 497,160
Posted By Swift1
You guys are too kind :)

You guys are too kind :)
Forum: Photography General Interest 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 5,603
Views: 497,160
Posted By Swift1
Thank you so much, Murray :)

Thank you so much, Murray :)
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 165
Views: 42,837
Posted By Swift1
Picked up a pretty nice copy of the Canon LTM...

Picked up a pretty nice copy of the Canon LTM 50/1.4 to use with my Canon 7 and Leica M2....
Forum: Photography General Interest 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 5,603
Views: 497,160
Posted By Swift1
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48837511543_7f...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48837511543_7f9a5e6388_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2hpB1H6)
Untitled (https://flic.kr/p/2hpB1H6) by Colton Allen (https://www.flickr.com/photos/daiku_san/), on...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 48
Views: 1,187
Posted By Swift1
While not fully f/2, the Canon 50/2.2 is maybe...

While not fully f/2, the Canon 50/2.2 is maybe the smallest rigid 50 out there. At f/2.2, I pretty much think of it as an f/2 lens. It's hard to find, but is a great little...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 477
Views: 23,720
Posted By Swift1
Kevin, I have been following this thread and...

Kevin, I have been following this thread and project since your first post about it. From what I have seen, the lens maker is doing a superb job creating the replica.
I am very interested to know...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 62
Views: 2,043
Posted By Swift1
Pentax ZX-L with the DA 40/2.8 Limited will...

Pentax ZX-L with the DA 40/2.8 Limited will weight in just under 500g for the body and lens together.
Forum: Photography General Interest 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 5,603
Views: 497,160
Posted By Swift1
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48799321113_25...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48799321113_2541b8af0d_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2hmeh2p)
Untitled (https://flic.kr/p/2hmeh2p) by Colton Allen (https://www.flickr.com/photos/daiku_san/), on...
Forum: Kodak Retina and Ektra Rangefinders 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 95
Views: 31,036
Posted By Swift1
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48788458588_1c...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48788458588_1c3f978707_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2hkgAYu)
Untitled (https://flic.kr/p/2hkgAYu) by Colton Allen (https://www.flickr.com/photos/daiku_san/), on...
Forum: Kodak Retina and Ektra Rangefinders 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 95
Views: 31,036
Posted By Swift1
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48771120712_b5...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48771120712_b5898c8304_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2hiJK2A)
Untitled (https://flic.kr/p/2hiJK2A) by Colton Allen (https://www.flickr.com/photos/daiku_san/), on...
Forum: Photography General Interest 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 5,603
Views: 497,160
Posted By Swift1
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48755066736_1d...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48755066736_1d4532a7b7_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2hhjsJU)
Untitled (https://flic.kr/p/2hhjsJU) by Colton Allen (https://www.flickr.com/photos/daiku_san/), on...
Forum: Photography General Interest 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 5,603
Views: 497,160
Posted By Swift1
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48749611198_25...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48749611198_25d64aebb0_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2hgQuZU)
Untitled (https://flic.kr/p/2hgQuZU) by Colton Allen (https://www.flickr.com/photos/daiku_san/), on...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 09-06-2019
Replies: 30
Views: 1,056
Posted By Swift1
I have and use a Canon 7, Bessa R, and Leica M2....

I have and use a Canon 7, Bessa R, and Leica M2.
The Canon 7 viewfinder and rangefinder isn't quite as good as the Bessa, but I think nearly everything else about the Canon 7 is better than the...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 09-05-2019
Replies: 34
Views: 2,041
Posted By Swift1
Interesting. I've used 3 different Industar-61...

Interesting. I've used 3 different Industar-61 lenses, 2 of which were very sharp and contrasty, but one had terribly low contrast. I asked a friend who fixes cameras about that one lens and he said...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 09-03-2019
Replies: 227
Views: 61,869
Posted By Swift1
This one is from last October....

This one is from last October.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48673326567_0b3425270a_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2ha6weD)
Untitled (https://flic.kr/p/2ha6weD) by Colton Allen...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 09-02-2019
Replies: 65
Views: 4,222
Posted By Swift1
Thanks for invite. I added 3 more to the group....

Thanks for invite. I added 3 more to the group. Will add more slowly so I don't flood the group :D
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 09-02-2019
Replies: 65
Views: 4,222
Posted By Swift1
I've been a bit preoccupied with my other cameras...

I've been a bit preoccupied with my other cameras lately and haven't used my Canon 50/2.2 in awhile, but here's one from a year ago that I think shows the lens' capabilities off...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 08-31-2019
Replies: 217
Views: 10,682
Posted By Swift1
So sorry to hear this. Thinking of you Helen and...

So sorry to hear this. Thinking of you Helen and Eric.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 08-28-2019
Replies: 2
Views: 247
Posted By Swift1
From my experience, FujiPro 400H will have a bit...

From my experience, FujiPro 400H will have a bit more contrast and saturation, but will be a bit less forgiving with underexposure.


Here's one of mine with Portra...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 08-26-2019
Replies: 169
Views: 6,124
Posted By Swift1
I like to there's no such thing a bad film, and...

I like to there's no such thing a bad film, and the best film is cheap or free film :D
Of course, that was before I bought 8 rolls of cheap and expired film and then shot a roll and the film came...
Forum: Help / Feedback forum 08-23-2019
Replies: 2
Views: 254
Posted By Swift1
Those are voting/survey threads. Whenever an new...

Those are voting/survey threads. Whenever an new vote gets cast, the forum treats it as an active thread with a new post.
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 08-23-2019
Replies: 17
Views: 826
Posted By Swift1
I don't really have an answer to the OP's...

I don't really have an answer to the OP's questions, but I did a B&W zine last year using Blurb, and I think it came out really well.
I got around the color cast issue by purposely giving my files a...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 08-22-2019
Replies: 7
Views: 466
Posted By Swift1
I'll add my recommendation for Blue Moon Camera....

I'll add my recommendation for Blue Moon Camera. Great place and superb people.
They made a silver B&W print from me from a negative I shot in my Hasselblad. The film was very expired Agfa APX 25,...
Forum: Kodak Retina and Ektra Rangefinders 08-20-2019
Replies: 95
Views: 31,036
Posted By Swift1
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48585824842_5f...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48585824842_5fd46c5afb_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2h2n42d)
Untitled (https://flic.kr/p/2h2n42d) by Colton Allen (https://www.flickr.com/photos/daiku_san/), on...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 08-19-2019
Replies: 169
Views: 6,124
Posted By Swift1
Thanks guys. Fujicolor 200/C200 is very...

Thanks guys. Fujicolor 200/C200 is very underrated IMO.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 08-19-2019
Replies: 169
Views: 6,124
Posted By Swift1
Thanks Charles. Here's another from the roll,...

Thanks Charles.

Here's another from the roll,


https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48577089957_d362b23b51_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2h1AhrK)
Untitled (https://flic.kr/p/2h1AhrK) by Colton Allen...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 08-17-2019
Replies: 169
Views: 6,124
Posted By Swift1
Slightly underexposed Fujicolor 200 comes with a...

Slightly underexposed Fujicolor 200 comes with a beautiful subtle color palette.


https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48559402631_6ff25754cf_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2gZ2CBR)
Untitled...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 08-16-2019
Replies: 1,738
Views: 323,584
Posted By Swift1
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48552635212_24...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48552635212_24166eef50_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2gYqWUd)
Untitled (https://flic.kr/p/2gYqWUd) by Colton Allen (https://www.flickr.com/photos/daiku_san/), on...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 08-15-2019
Replies: 1,738
Views: 323,584
Posted By Swift1
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48544614401_9f...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48544614401_9f69694c9a_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2gXHQAn)
Untitled (https://flic.kr/p/2gXHQAn) by Colton Allen (https://www.flickr.com/photos/daiku_san/), on...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-14-2019
Replies: 1,775
Views: 287,172
Posted By Swift1
Thank you friend :)

Thank you friend :)
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-14-2019
Replies: 1,775
Views: 287,172
Posted By Swift1
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48537610016_ba...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48537610016_ba14889808_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2gX6Wr7)
Untitled (https://flic.kr/p/2gX6Wr7) by Colton Allen (https://www.flickr.com/photos/daiku_san/), on...
Forum: Kodak Retina and Ektra Rangefinders 08-12-2019
Replies: 114
Views: 43,939
Posted By Swift1
I just scored this exceptional Retina II for $37....

I just scored this exceptional Retina II for $37. It's kinda interesting in that it's a type 014 but it has the older style shutter speed dial from the type 011....
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 08-12-2019
Replies: 17
Views: 1,360
Posted By Swift1
Thank you so much Robert. I'm happy you like it :D

Thank you so much Robert. I'm happy you like it :D
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-10-2019
Replies: 5,603
Views: 497,160
Posted By Swift1
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48505266737_da...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48505266737_da4b7c0c1d_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2gUfaUn)
Untitled (https://flic.kr/p/2gUfaUn) by Colton Allen (https://www.flickr.com/photos/daiku_san/), on...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 08-08-2019
Replies: 32
Views: 893
Posted By Swift1
Ha, I'm pretty much the same way. I almost...

Ha, I'm pretty much the same way. I almost always will choose color film over B&W film. I love the look of B&W, I just almost never want to shoot it.
I probably have 100 rolls of B &W film in my...
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-07-2019
Replies: 5,603
Views: 497,160
Posted By Swift1
This is really cool, Jim. Nice work!

This is really cool, Jim. Nice work!
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 08-03-2019
Replies: 19
Views: 953
Posted By Swift1
Thank you John for the shout out and for sharing...

Thank you John for the shout out and for sharing my scanning article.
I wrote that article about 3 years ago, and I have been refining my process ever since, but my overall process is still...
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 08-02-2019
Replies: 19
Views: 953
Posted By Swift1
Oh cool. Thank you Robert. I'll have to have a...

Oh cool.
Thank you Robert. I'll have to have a look and compare the cover paper.
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 08-02-2019
Replies: 19
Views: 953
Posted By Swift1
Thank you Bill.

Thank you Bill.
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 08-02-2019
Replies: 19
Views: 953
Posted By Swift1
I know :) I saw your post there. You mentioned...

I know :) I saw your post there. You mentioned there that you couldn't find this thread so I figured I'd help :D
Also, I wanted to revive this thread anyway.
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 08-01-2019
Replies: 19
Views: 953
Posted By Swift1
Did you get your copy John?

Did you get your copy John?
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-31-2019
Replies: 169
Views: 6,124
Posted By Swift1
Oh awesome, I'm happy that you like it. If you...

Oh awesome, I'm happy that you like it. If you feel like it, maybe post a brief review of it in the thread I started for it :)
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-31-2019
Replies: 169
Views: 6,124
Posted By Swift1
Here's another from the last roll of Fujicolor...

Here's another from the last roll of Fujicolor 200 I shot,


https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48222716961_8363c4f8bd_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2gth2Gv)
Untitled (https://flic.kr/p/2gth2Gv) by...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-31-2019
Replies: 169
Views: 6,124
Posted By Swift1
I very much agree :)

I very much agree :)
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-31-2019
Replies: 5,603
Views: 497,160
Posted By Swift1
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48424574792_e9...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48424574792_e9a1fde323_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2gM7AZW)
Untitled (https://flic.kr/p/2gM7AZW) by Colton Allen (https://www.flickr.com/photos/daiku_san/), on...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-30-2019
Replies: 292
Views: 15,400
Posted By Swift1
My favorite changes month to month, but currently...

My favorite changes month to month, but currently it's my Leicaflex SL with Summicron-R 50/2 and Elmarit-R 28/2.8 V1
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 07-28-2019
Replies: 10
Views: 423
Posted By Swift1
Welcome to the dark side :D The FED 3 is very...

Welcome to the dark side :D
The FED 3 is very cool and I think a bit underrated among the FSU rangefinder cameras, and the Industar-61 can be a superb performer. My FED 3 was the first FSU camera I...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 07-28-2019
Replies: 344
Views: 120,172
Posted By Swift1
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48398879901_6c...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48398879901_6c9fda94ec_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2gJQUNz)
Untitled (https://flic.kr/p/2gJQUNz) by Colton Allen (https://www.flickr.com/photos/daiku_san/), on...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-28-2019
Replies: 50
Views: 1,240
Posted By Swift1
Speaking mostly of my own experience... I found...

Speaking mostly of my own experience... I found that my photographic eye and composition skills were drastically improved when I was forced to compose photos without using a viewfinder at all. I...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-20-2019
Replies: 8
Views: 387
Posted By Swift1
That's even better! I might have to get one of...

That's even better!
I might have to get one of those :D
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-20-2019
Replies: 8
Views: 387
Posted By Swift1
If you can find one, the original GMP M-Grip fits...

If you can find one, the original GMP M-Grip fits to the M2 base and then has a standard tripod mounting hole that is centered on the camera.

http://photoequip.net/about



It looks good too,...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-20-2019
Replies: 43
Views: 1,571
Posted By Swift1
My first choices might a Retina II (knob wind) or...

My first choices might a Retina II (knob wind) or a Voigtlander Vitessa.
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 07-19-2019
Replies: 19
Views: 953
Posted By Swift1
Thank you so much Robert, I'm happy that you...

Thank you so much Robert, I'm happy that you liked my new zine :D
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 07-16-2019
Replies: 344
Views: 120,172
Posted By Swift1
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48300283532_17...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48300283532_172181d56a_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2gA8zxb)
Untitled (https://flic.kr/p/2gA8zxb) by Colton Allen (https://www.flickr.com/photos/daiku_san/), on...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 07-15-2019
Replies: 344
Views: 120,172
Posted By Swift1
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48291325101_08...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48291325101_0838ac1450_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2gzkEvt)
Untitled (https://flic.kr/p/2gzkEvt) by Colton Allen (https://www.flickr.com/photos/daiku_san/), on...
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 07-13-2019
Replies: 19
Views: 953
Posted By Swift1
Thanks so much guys :D

Thanks so much guys :D
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 07-12-2019
Replies: 19
Views: 953
Posted By Swift1
Thanks John. :) Sounds like you had fun in...

Thanks John. :)
Sounds like you had fun in Scottsdale. Did they at least let you keep your camera? :D
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 07-12-2019
Replies: 19
Views: 953
Posted By Swift1
Twenty One of 35 Issue #3

I hope it's okay to keep posting these here. My previous two photozines were well received here so I thought you all would want me to share this one.

I have just published Issue #3 of Twenty One...
Forum: Kodak Retina and Ektra Rangefinders 07-11-2019
Replies: 22
Views: 2,213
Posted By Swift1
Epic sky! I kinda like the first one more, but...

Epic sky!
I kinda like the first one more, but that sky...
Forum: Kodak Retina and Ektra Rangefinders 07-11-2019
Replies: 22
Views: 2,213
Posted By Swift1
Thank you Tim. I haven't used my Medalist II in...

Thank you Tim.
I haven't used my Medalist II in about a year now and need to get out and shoot it soon.
Here's one from the last time I was out with it....
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-10-2019
Replies: 129
Views: 3,062
Posted By Swift1
I've actually thought about this for years. Being...

I've actually thought about this for years. Being stuck in a wheelchair and unable to lift a camera up to get my eye on the viewfinder, I have often thought that it would be great to have a film...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-09-2019
Replies: 263
Views: 33,634
Posted By Swift1
https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/TsRIwuqn0ktsAugF...

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/TsRIwuqn0ktsAugFttHooeqLPDt8nRSBNarKXHq7CgDT-rtRlgeI5n3YD141BBOMNmrWdC-cSdCKBxts_9Lgt0GUj4_9I8qhvbGd1vqV0pOOQCzfdhH53O_qHEyCbs4auB8apSmV6Jw=w1024-h731-no
Leicaflex...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-07-2019
Replies: 169
Views: 6,124
Posted By Swift1
Thanks :) Yes it is a 67. That was our team...

Thanks :)
Yes it is a 67. That was our team shirt for the annual Walk To Defeat ALS a few years ago.Every year we do a new shirt. For the past 3 years we put one of my camera drawings on the front.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-06-2019
Replies: 169
Views: 6,124
Posted By Swift1
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48213603392_86...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48213603392_86bf891b75_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2gstjy1)
Untitled (https://flic.kr/p/2gstjy1) by Colton Allen (https://www.flickr.com/photos/daiku_san/), on...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 07-02-2019
Replies: 1,738
Views: 323,584
Posted By Swift1
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48181231661_4f...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48181231661_4f44f76a4f_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2gpBpyH)
Untitled (https://flic.kr/p/2gpBpyH) by Colton Allen (https://www.flickr.com/photos/daiku_san/), on...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-01-2019
Replies: 169
Views: 6,124
Posted By Swift1
Thanks Huss. Here's one me and my family in our...

Thanks Huss.

Here's one me and my family in our backyard a few nights ago....
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-01-2019
Replies: 5,603
Views: 497,160
Posted By Swift1
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48171705596_c1...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48171705596_c1ed7cc192_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2goLzNd)
Untitled (https://flic.kr/p/2goLzNd) by Colton Allen (https://www.flickr.com/photos/daiku_san/), on...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 06-29-2019
Replies: 32
Views: 1,030
Posted By Swift1
I used to shoot my Rolleiflex at 1/30 all the...

I used to shoot my Rolleiflex at 1/30 all the time. Considering that I barely had enough strength to hold the camera, it shows that TLRs are great for handheld slower shutter speed shots.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-29-2019
Replies: 169
Views: 6,124
Posted By Swift1
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48153934651_b4...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48153934651_b41721ed3b_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2gncv7B)
Untitled (https://flic.kr/p/2gncv7B) by Colton Allen (https://www.flickr.com/photos/daiku_san/), on...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 06-27-2019
Replies: 32
Views: 1,363
Posted By Swift1
In the world of LTM 35s, the Color-Skopar 35/2.5...

In the world of LTM 35s, the Color-Skopar 35/2.5 is hard to beat. It's a superb little lens at an affordable price point.
If it's helpful, here's a Flickr album of my photos taken with my copy of...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 06-25-2019
Replies: 1,738
Views: 323,584
Posted By Swift1
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48121345883_24...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48121345883_241a908ef4_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2gjjtBi)
Untitled (https://flic.kr/p/2gjjtBi) by Colton Allen (https://www.flickr.com/photos/daiku_san/), on...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-15-2019
Replies: 5,603
Views: 497,160
Posted By Swift1
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48067404423_0a...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48067404423_0ab47f5361_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2gey1G8)
Untitled (https://flic.kr/p/2gey1G8) by Colton Allen (https://www.flickr.com/photos/daiku_san/), on...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-14-2019
Replies: 48
Views: 1,814
Posted By Swift1
My only recommendation would be to take cameras...

My only recommendation would be to take cameras that you have experience using, and have used and know well.
You don't want to be trying to figure out a new camera, and/or dealing with an unknown...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 06-10-2019
Replies: 1,738
Views: 323,584
Posted By Swift1
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48038189848_2e...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48038189848_2e777eb292_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2gbYhdy)
Untitled (https://flic.kr/p/2gbYhdy) by Colton Allen (https://www.flickr.com/photos/daiku_san/), on...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-06-2019
Replies: 169
Views: 6,124
Posted By Swift1
Here's one of my recent photos made with...

Here's one of my recent photos made with Fujicolor 200.


https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48001698701_4133c5b3fc_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2g8KfER)
Untitled (https://flic.kr/p/2g8KfER) by Colton ...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-05-2019
Replies: 169
Views: 6,124
Posted By Swift1
Fujicolor 200 is nearly my favorite film. It's...

Fujicolor 200 is nearly my favorite film. It's very good, has fine grain, and has a very subtle color palette.
A few of my favorites from Fujicolor 200, all from my Zorki 4....
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 06-05-2019
Replies: 46
Views: 1,236
Posted By Swift1
Haha, thanks Huss :D

Haha, thanks Huss :D
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 06-05-2019
Replies: 46
Views: 1,236
Posted By Swift1
I do sell prints. If there is a particular image...

I do sell prints.
If there is a particular image you're interested in, just send me a PM and I can get you prices.
I'm also currently making a series of monthly limited edition prints that are...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 06-05-2019
Replies: 46
Views: 1,236
Posted By Swift1
Thank you :) Thanks. Yes, it is a lot of...

Thank you :)



Thanks.
Yes, it is a lot of work and somewhat expensive :D
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 06-05-2019
Replies: 46
Views: 1,236
Posted By Swift1
Thanks David. Yes, my work was for sale during...

Thanks David.
Yes, my work was for sale during the show. I ended up selling three pieces. After the gallery commission, the sales basically covered the printing and framing costs :D
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 06-05-2019
Replies: 46
Views: 1,236
Posted By Swift1
Thank you guys :)

Thank you guys :)
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-31-2019
Replies: 1,738
Views: 323,584
Posted By Swift1
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/47973276278_42...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/47973276278_425ed3076f_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2g6ezF5)
Untitled (https://flic.kr/p/2g6ezF5) by Colton Allen (https://www.flickr.com/photos/daiku_san/), on...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-29-2019
Replies: 1,738
Views: 323,584
Posted By Swift1
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/47959619542_4e...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/47959619542_4ecb686511_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2g52A17)
Untitled (https://flic.kr/p/2g52A17) by Colton Allen (https://www.flickr.com/photos/daiku_san/), on...
Forum: Optics Theory - 05-27-2019
Replies: 8
Views: 488
Posted By Swift1
A 90mm on 6x7 format is roughly equivalent to a...

A 90mm on 6x7 format is roughly equivalent to a 40-45mm on 135 format.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-27-2019
Replies: 1,738
Views: 323,584
Posted By Swift1
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/47943425211_24...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/47943425211_242dcacb78_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2g3AzZv)
Untitled (https://flic.kr/p/2g3AzZv) by Colton Allen (https://www.flickr.com/photos/daiku_san/), on...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-25-2019
Replies: 1,738
Views: 323,584
Posted By Swift1
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/47930485198_81...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/47930485198_818586b7bd_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2g2sgnQ)
Untitled (https://flic.kr/p/2g2sgnQ) by Colton Allen (https://www.flickr.com/photos/daiku_san/), on...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-24-2019
Replies: 1,738
Views: 323,584
Posted By Swift1
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/47925313283_75...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/47925313283_75291f068d_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2g1ZKWT)
Untitled (https://flic.kr/p/2g1ZKWT) by Colton Allen (https://www.flickr.com/photos/daiku_san/), on...
Forum: Canon Rangefinders - Peter Dechert and Peter Kitchingman 05-24-2019
Replies: 10
Views: 2,663
Posted By Swift1
Ghost images and zombie threads... :D

Ghost images and zombie threads... :D
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 05-24-2019
Replies: 46
Views: 1,236
Posted By Swift1
Thanks guys :)

Thanks guys :)
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-23-2019
Replies: 1,738
Views: 323,584
Posted By Swift1
https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/Z6JhWBpA6IPk9R6Y...

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/Z6JhWBpA6IPk9R6YXHrBndKygaSDjluVNLujt31dpYEN2750jT5QLCP4aDKfO693bMwpoCNxGBgnoCsDJzkwraY3kT_lbANfq4Bx1w0mpeQ6LkcIghLFITgI7ZvLf75c4aBbuFJltyE=w1024-h731-no
Leicaflex...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 05-23-2019
Replies: 46
Views: 1,236
Posted By Swift1
Thank you all :)

Thank you all :)
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 05-22-2019
Replies: 46
Views: 1,236
Posted By Swift1
Thanks John. The gallery is in Talent.

Thanks John.
The gallery is in Talent.
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 05-22-2019
Replies: 46
Views: 1,236
Posted By Swift1
Thank you guys :)

Thank you guys :)
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 05-22-2019
Replies: 46
Views: 1,236
Posted By Swift1
Thank you all :)

Thank you all :)
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 05-21-2019
Replies: 46
Views: 1,236
Posted By Swift1
Thank you all so much for the kind words. The...

Thank you all so much for the kind words. The show was a success and I am really happy with how everything came together.





The idea to pair the photos really came out of the selection process. I...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 05-20-2019
Replies: 46
Views: 1,236
Posted By Swift1
Photos of my gallery show this past weekend.

This past weekend (May 18-19), I had a joint gallery exhibition at a small local gallery, along with a local painter. I had 10 photos in the show, and the painter had 4 oil paintings, plus 2 of his...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-19-2019
Replies: 9,007
Views: 882,552
Posted By Swift1
I totally agree :D

I totally agree :D
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 05-17-2019
Replies: 13
Views: 865
Posted By Swift1
Aside from it being flipped, it looks like a...

Aside from it being flipped, it looks like a genuine (x-ray?) Nikon FE/FM, with an AF Nikkor lens attached.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-17-2019
Replies: 1,738
Views: 323,584
Posted By Swift1
Thank you kindly :)...

Thank you kindly :)



https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/47804372432_368a867f96_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2fQiUrN)
Untitled (https://flic.kr/p/2fQiUrN) by Colton Allen...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-15-2019
Replies: 2,716
Views: 797,408
Posted By Swift1
After years of wanting one, I finally got myself...

After years of wanting one, I finally got myself a Leicaflex SL.
The bodies are usually easy to find, but the lenses are harder to find and usually way too expensive for my budget :D
IMO, the...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-14-2019
Replies: 1,738
Views: 323,584
Posted By Swift1
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/32905657897_fe...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/32905657897_fea8525123_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/S8L6Fg)
Untitled (https://flic.kr/p/S8L6Fg) by Colton Allen (https://www.flickr.com/photos/daiku_san/), on...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 05-11-2019
Replies: 21
Views: 945
Posted By Swift1
For me it has to be the camera mount for my...

For me it has to be the camera mount for my wheelchair :)


https://live.staticflickr.com/2609/33096698995_c384f79c91_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/SqDexi)
Untitled (https://flic.kr/p/SqDexi) by Colton ...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-11-2019
Replies: 7,463
Views: 3,809,291
Posted By Swift1
https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/YjAO0gbbPtuCpfMI...

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/YjAO0gbbPtuCpfMI8ETJuqQx44MqZCgJMVldRqCBoqx8elfaC8hzrXUBwF5uPBf5rzvqVfELp1Vywyt59opUGF9R_VLDEYuQnK2aQhlcnpEDQ5EfWKBX3Ob8S8NnzdBncdXmP6-JuL8=w1000-h667-no
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-11-2019
Replies: 1,738
Views: 323,584
Posted By Swift1
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/32881929047_e7...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/32881929047_e75e8715c8_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/S6EtVa)
Untitled (https://flic.kr/p/S6EtVa) by Colton Allen (https://www.flickr.com/photos/daiku_san/), on...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 05-10-2019
Replies: 122
Views: 5,595
Posted By Swift1
Here's another from the same roll. Shot in...

Here's another from the same roll. Shot in October 2018

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/40852920263_f5b5d8479f_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/25f2TUc)
Untitled (https://flic.kr/p/25f2TUc) by Colton ...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 05-07-2019
Replies: 34
Views: 2,041
Posted By Swift1
Another from my outing on...

Another from my outing on 5/1/19


https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/32854118337_b84f5b52e7_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/S4cWLa)
Untitled (https://flic.kr/p/S4cWLa) by Colton Allen...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 05-07-2019
Replies: 122
Views: 5,595
Posted By Swift1
Thanks guys :)

Thanks guys :)
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-07-2019
Replies: 55
Views: 1,471
Posted By Swift1
My favorite photo that I took at the Grand Canyon...

My favorite photo that I took at the Grand Canyon was with a 150mm on a Bronica ETRSI.


https://live.staticflickr.com/8183/27974394903_c0c1039b65_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/JC15Zv)
Morning at The...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-07-2019
Replies: 55
Views: 1,471
Posted By Swift1
Based on my lens use the last time I was at the...

Based on my lens use the last time I was at the Grand Canyon, my choice would probably be the 17-35 zoom and the 85/1.8
A short tele is really nice to have there.
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 05-06-2019
Replies: 122
Views: 5,595
Posted By Swift1
I finally finished the roll of film that has been...

I finally finished the roll of film that has been in my Zorki 4 since I started it last October. This is one of the frames I did in...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 05-05-2019
Replies: 34
Views: 2,041
Posted By Swift1
Here's another from...

Here's another from 5/1/19

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/33903806758_4cd18d539d_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/TDXSyo)
Untitled (https://flic.kr/p/TDXSyo) by Colton Allen...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-04-2019
Replies: 17
Views: 686
Posted By Swift1
Nice find Huss! I once found a new in box...

Nice find Huss!

I once found a new in box Minolta AF101R at the thrift store for $1.99. Not as good a camera as your Nikon, but still fun.

When I bought my Zorki 4 back in 2013 I don't think it...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 05-04-2019
Replies: 292
Views: 72,918
Posted By Swift1
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/32828265327_ac...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/32828265327_acd90aecb7_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/S1VryB)
Untitled (https://flic.kr/p/S1VryB) by Colton Allen (https://www.flickr.com/photos/daiku_san/), on...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 05-03-2019
Replies: 24
Views: 1,229
Posted By Swift1
Jealous... I was just looking at those on eBay...

Jealous...
I was just looking at those on eBay this morning...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 05-03-2019
Replies: 34
Views: 2,041
Posted By Swift1
My first photo from...

My first photo from 5/1/19

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/32821982717_0abc831917_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/S1neXK)
Untitled (https://flic.kr/p/S1neXK) by Colton Allen...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 05-01-2019
Replies: 30
Views: 1,196
Posted By Swift1
Thanks Takkun. Yes, that's the Astoria-Megler...

Thanks Takkun.
Yes, that's the Astoria-Megler bridge.
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 04-30-2019
Replies: 292
Views: 72,918
Posted By Swift1
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/40775996663_66...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/40775996663_669d418e8e_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/258eDce)
Untitled (https://flic.kr/p/258eDce) by Colton Allen (https://www.flickr.com/photos/daiku_san/), on...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 04-29-2019
Replies: 292
Views: 72,918
Posted By Swift1
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/33857415528_4d...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/33857415528_4df70c202b_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/TzS74A)
Untitled (https://flic.kr/p/TzS74A) by Colton Allen (https://www.flickr.com/photos/daiku_san/), on...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 04-27-2019
Replies: 34
Views: 2,041
Posted By Swift1
I've got a half finished roll in my Zorki 4 that...

I've got a half finished roll in my Zorki 4 that I started during Red Oktober, so I'm ready for ICCD :D
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 04-27-2019
Replies: 13
Views: 591
Posted By Swift1
For the most part it is just a light leak that I...

For the most part it is just a light leak that I would like to get sorted out.
My 1957 Zorki 4 has become one of my very favorite cameras. It functions nearly perfectly. I would like (at some point...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 04-27-2019
Replies: 13
Views: 591
Posted By Swift1
Okay, thanks guys :)

Okay, thanks guys :)
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 04-27-2019
Replies: 13
Views: 591
Posted By Swift1
Zorki 4 servicing?

Hi all, who would y'all recommend for getting a Zorki 4 serviced ?
Forum: Digital Printers / Inks / Papers etc 04-26-2019
Replies: 17
Views: 838
Posted By Swift1
In the software (printer software and/or...

In the software (printer software and/or Lightroom) when you go to print, one of the settings you can change is Rendering Intent.
Forum: Digital Printers / Inks / Papers etc 04-26-2019
Replies: 17
Views: 838
Posted By Swift1
I have gotten blue shadows when the print head...

I have gotten blue shadows when the print head needed cleaning.
What rendering Intent are you using?
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 04-26-2019
Replies: 344
Views: 120,172
Posted By Swift1
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/32762637667_08...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/32762637667_0851f8e488_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/RV85Ke)
Untitled (https://flic.kr/p/RV85Ke) by Colton Allen (https://www.flickr.com/photos/daiku_san/), on...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 04-25-2019
Replies: 30
Views: 1,196
Posted By Swift1
Thank you both :)

Thank you both :)
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 04-25-2019
Replies: 30
Views: 1,196
Posted By Swift1
Thank you kindly. Those are pigeons.

Thank you kindly.



Those are pigeons.
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 04-25-2019
Replies: 30
Views: 1,196
Posted By Swift1
Thanks PF :) The Jupiter-12 in the article...

Thanks PF :)




The Jupiter-12 in the article definitely needs some touch up paint. The newer one I just got doesn't have any missing paint and it doesn't flare hardly at all compared to my old one.
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 04-24-2019
Replies: 292
Views: 72,918
Posted By Swift1
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/46772391795_16...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/46772391795_16aab65486_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2eg7Jyc)
Untitled (https://flic.kr/p/2eg7Jyc) by Colton Allen (https://www.flickr.com/photos/daiku_san/), on...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 04-22-2019
Replies: 20
Views: 883
Posted By Swift1
Ahh, that's good to know.

Ahh, that's good to know.
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 04-22-2019
Replies: 20
Views: 883
Posted By Swift1
From my experience, Epson Scan and drivers work...

From my experience,

Epson Scan and drivers work perfectly with Windows 10.

Nikon Scan works fine, but drivers don't work. Vuescan has working drivers, so if both are installed then Nikon Scan...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 04-19-2019
Replies: 30
Views: 1,196
Posted By Swift1
Thank you both :)

Thank you both :)
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 04-19-2019
Replies: 30
Views: 1,196
Posted By Swift1
Thank you David :) Thanks Will. Thank you.

Thank you David :)



Thanks Will.



Thank you.
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 04-18-2019
Replies: 30
Views: 1,196
Posted By Swift1
Thank you Huss :)

Thank you Huss :)
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 04-18-2019
Replies: 30
Views: 1,196
Posted By Swift1
Thank you for the kind words Anthony :)

Thank you for the kind words Anthony :)
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 04-18-2019
Replies: 30
Views: 1,196
Posted By Swift1
Thanks Konstantin. I have a black 1987 LZOS...

Thanks Konstantin.

I have a black 1987 LZOS version for my Kiev-2a, and from what I have seen it renders (sharpness, distortion, colors) basically the same as my LTM 1956 KMZ version.
I also just...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 04-18-2019
Replies: 30
Views: 1,196
Posted By Swift1
Thanks Alex :) Thanks. Yes, it does have some...

Thanks Alex :)



Thanks. Yes, it does have some weaknesses (distortion, the aperture control) but a surprisingly good lens otherwise.
I think some of the softness you see is from the website...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 04-18-2019
Replies: 30
Views: 1,196
Posted By Swift1
Jupiter-12 article.

The Film Shooters Collective website just published an article I wrote about my Jupiter-12.
I thought some of you all might be interested in it....
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-16-2019
Replies: 5,603
Views: 497,160
Posted By Swift1
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/46708444145_6b...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/46708444145_6b6fda4e91_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2easZ9v)
Untitled (https://flic.kr/p/2easZ9v) by Colton Allen (https://www.flickr.com/photos/daiku_san/), on...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 04-14-2019
Replies: 1,738
Views: 323,584
Posted By Swift1
https://live.staticflickr.com/7850/33730530218_fc3...

https://live.staticflickr.com/7850/33730530218_fc30eed808_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/ToDMtQ)
Untitled (https://flic.kr/p/ToDMtQ) by Colton Allen (https://www.flickr.com/photos/daiku_san/), on...
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-12-2019
Replies: 5,603
Views: 497,160
Posted By Swift1
https://live.staticflickr.com/7912/46678090655_e48...

https://live.staticflickr.com/7912/46678090655_e487c0a2ef_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2e7Mq7t)
Untitled (https://flic.kr/p/2e7Mq7t) by Colton Allen (https://www.flickr.com/photos/daiku_san/), on...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-10-2019
Replies: 36
Views: 1,192
Posted By Swift1
I've wanted an SWC for years but could never...

I've wanted an SWC for years but could never justify buying one.
If you want a low cost alternative you should check out the Bronica S2 with either a Nikkor 40mm or Super-Komura 45mm
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 04-03-2019
Replies: 264
Views: 19,112
Posted By Swift1
So sorry to hear this. Sending my love to Roger...

So sorry to hear this. Sending my love to Roger and his family <3
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-02-2019
Replies: 5,603
Views: 497,160
Posted By Swift1
https://live.staticflickr.com/7870/40557656823_a75...

https://live.staticflickr.com/7870/40557656823_a75ed2621b_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/24MWAne)
Untitled (https://flic.kr/p/24MWAne) by Colton Allen (https://www.flickr.com/photos/daiku_san/), on...
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-27-2019
Replies: 5,603
Views: 497,160
Posted By Swift1
https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7865/46756923914_46...

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7865/46756923914_462129cc84_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2eeKsuA)
Untitled (https://flic.kr/p/2eeKsuA) by Colton Allen (https://www.flickr.com/photos/daiku_san/), on...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-24-2019
Replies: 1,692
Views: 431,741
Posted By Swift1
https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7911/32515292097_1f...

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7911/32515292097_1fb03198d8_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/Rxgnwr)
Untitled (https://flic.kr/p/Rxgnwr) by Colton Allen (https://www.flickr.com/photos/daiku_san/), on...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-24-2019
Replies: 1,692
Views: 431,741
Posted By Swift1
Haha, thanks. Every now and then I get inspired...

Haha, thanks. Every now and then I get inspired to use the beast. It's such a great camera.
Forum: Travel 03-22-2019
Replies: 154
Views: 5,606
Posted By Swift1
I love seeing the world through your photography...

I love seeing the world through your photography Margus. I would love to be able to visit some of these places.
The fact that you are motorcycle touring with not one, but two Pentax 67 bodies, plus...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-21-2019
Replies: 1,692
Views: 431,741
Posted By Swift1
https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7872/47382821162_2d...

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7872/47382821162_2d9dda260f_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2fc4kWs)
Untitled (https://flic.kr/p/2fc4kWs) by Colton Allen (https://www.flickr.com/photos/daiku_san/), on...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 03-19-2019
Replies: 5,588
Views: 965,532
Posted By Swift1
https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/duBRyeMuQ0VdJB0A...

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/duBRyeMuQ0VdJB0AuUnGeWDnfZ-n91j0ksAP9DWB1OzRKwr0y9JhpnJLLGpwLLFB2E9aqMaWukhzn7zyYE4HE0LQD_jssToVBeMDUQLFOJNfS8kA3may7uNT0r5zlp1J3zwayxNr1oo=w1024-h808-no
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-15-2019
Replies: 1,692
Views: 431,741
Posted By Swift1
https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7898/46472147265_bf...

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7898/46472147265_bf715704c7_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2dNzUjn)
Untitled (https://flic.kr/p/2dNzUjn) by Colton Allen (https://www.flickr.com/photos/daiku_san/), on...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-15-2019
Replies: 623
Views: 141,554
Posted By Swift1
Thank you :)

Thank you :)
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-14-2019
Replies: 623
Views: 141,554
Posted By Swift1
https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7867/33496374328_67...

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7867/33496374328_672611a455_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/T2XF6j)
Untitled (https://flic.kr/p/T2XF6j) by Colton Allen (https://www.flickr.com/photos/daiku_san/), on...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-12-2019
Replies: 623
Views: 141,554
Posted By Swift1
https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7842/46445827305_03...

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7842/46445827305_03042274ab_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2dLg1iX)
Untitled (https://flic.kr/p/2dLg1iX) by Colton Allen (https://www.flickr.com/photos/daiku_san/), on...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-10-2019
Replies: 1,738
Views: 323,584
Posted By Swift1
https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7921/33463408708_95...

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7921/33463408708_95d9fb131c_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/SZ3Hyy)
Untitled (https://flic.kr/p/SZ3Hyy) by Colton Allen (https://www.flickr.com/photos/daiku_san/), on...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-09-2019
Replies: 128
Views: 6,045
Posted By Swift1
Only the very first version of the Takumar 28/3.5...

Only the very first version of the Takumar 28/3.5 is the 7/6 formula with 58mm filter thread.
The 2nd version Super-Takumar and the Super-Multi-Coated Takumar version are both 7/7 with 49mm filter...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 03-09-2019
Replies: 65
Views: 4,222
Posted By Swift1
Another from the same roll of expired Kodak...

Another from the same roll of expired Kodak Gold...


https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7864/47276755712_556192eb96_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2f2FJnN)
Untitled (https://flic.kr/p/2f2FJnN) by Colton ...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-08-2019
Replies: 382
Views: 21,040
Posted By Swift1
https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7921/32359769677_42...

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7921/32359769677_42017eca35_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/Riwh8p)
Untitled (https://flic.kr/p/Riwh8p) by Colton Allen (https://www.flickr.com/photos/daiku_san/), on...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-07-2019
Replies: 382
Views: 21,040
Posted By Swift1
Here's a recent photo from my Pentax SV and S-M-C...

Here's a recent photo from my Pentax SV and S-M-C Takumar 28/3.5, on some 15 years expired Kodak Gold 200 shot at 50.


https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7812/47258953612_0c632b8ae2_b.jpg...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-07-2019
Replies: 23
Views: 1,345
Posted By Swift1
Damn...now I might have to find one for my MX...

Damn...now I might have to find one for my MX...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 03-06-2019
Replies: 27
Views: 1,038
Posted By Swift1
Here's a photo of my 50/2.2 on my Canon 7....

Here's a photo of my 50/2.2 on my Canon 7....
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 03-06-2019
Replies: 27
Views: 1,038
Posted By Swift1
I saw this thread and was going to suggest the...

I saw this thread and was going to suggest the Canon 50/2.2, but you beat me to it :)
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-06-2019
Replies: 23
Views: 1,345
Posted By Swift1
I think the Pentax-M 40/2.8 and Pentax-DA 40/2.8...

I think the Pentax-M 40/2.8 and Pentax-DA 40/2.8 share basically the same optical design, which makes the DA version a superb little fullframe autofocus lens on 35mm.

This was shot using the DA...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-05-2019
Replies: 23
Views: 1,345
Posted By Swift1
It's interesting that you should post this Huss....

It's interesting that you should post this Huss. Most reviews of this lens give the impression that it isn't that sharp, which I have often wondered about, and you show that most those reviews are...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-05-2019
Replies: 23
Views: 1,345
Posted By Swift1
I think the Pentax 40mm is a 5 element Unar...

I think the Pentax 40mm is a 5 element Unar design, which I guess is a Tessar type hybrid?
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-05-2019
Replies: 94
Views: 5,917
Posted By Swift1
I somehow missed this thread entirely. Here's a...

I somehow missed this thread entirely.
Here's a photo I took about 5 years ago. The Bronica is mine, the Rolleiflex belonged to my friend John, and the Autocord belonged to John's brother Bob....
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 03-04-2019
Replies: 65
Views: 4,222
Posted By Swift1
Here's another recent one from my Canon 50/2.2...

Here's another recent one from my Canon 50/2.2 LTM.
This was with some Kodak Gold 200 that expired about 15 years ago.


https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7864/47231775572_4fec2b8d87_b.jpg
...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 03-04-2019
Replies: 227
Views: 61,869
Posted By Swift1
Hehe :) Thanks David.

Hehe :) Thanks David.
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-03-2019
Replies: 5,603
Views: 497,160
Posted By Swift1
https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7836/47196521052_30...

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7836/47196521052_3039af9bb6_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2eUAvpA)
Untitled (https://flic.kr/p/2eUAvpA) by Colton Allen (https://www.flickr.com/photos/daiku_san/), on...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-01-2019
Replies: 2,716
Views: 797,408
Posted By Swift1
One of my all time...

One of my all time...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-01-2019
Replies: 128
Views: 6,045
Posted By Swift1
That was just about the nicest chrome MX that...

That was just about the nicest chrome MX that I've ever run across.
I sold it shortly after that photo was taken.
Here's a photo of it that I took for the listing....
Forum: Xpan & Other Panoramics 03-01-2019
Replies: 35
Views: 1,142
Posted By Swift1
Yes, but they tend to distort everything else...

Yes, but they tend to distort everything else :D

https://farm1.staticflickr.com/582/21874241365_6850864de8_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/zjXcSv)
Baby Blue Cadillac (https://flic.kr/p/zjXcSv) by Colton ...
Forum: Xpan & Other Panoramics 03-01-2019
Replies: 35
Views: 1,142
Posted By Swift1
I see the 135W back for the ETR system quite...

I see the 135W back for the ETR system quite often on ebay. I think there is one on ebay right now. There aren't inexpensive, but still a bargain compared to an Xpan :)
Forum: Xpan & Other Panoramics 02-28-2019
Replies: 35
Views: 1,142
Posted By Swift1
If the OP is wanting an Xpan and is considering...

If the OP is wanting an Xpan and is considering getting a Horizon (or similar), I think it's important to point out that while the 2 are panoramic, they couldn't be more different.
The way that a...
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