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Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 15 Hours Ago
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Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica MP, Summilux steelrim 35mm f/1.4,...

Leica MP, Summilux steelrim 35mm f/1.4, 400-2TMY/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

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Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 22 Hours Ago
Replies: 65
Views: 1,827
Posted By Erik van Straten
Cartier-Bresson used a 50mm 95% of the time. The...

Cartier-Bresson used a 50mm 95% of the time. The remaining 5% is for a 35mm.


Erik.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 2 Days Ago
Replies: 316
Views: 31,616
Posted By Erik van Straten
Yes, in fact a view camera is the same thing as a...

Yes, in fact a view camera is the same thing as a camera obscura.


The method of squaring the paper to enlarge a drawing is very old. Many things from the past that we now see as simple solutions...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 2 Days Ago
Replies: 316
Views: 31,616
Posted By Erik van Straten
Just Google: ingres portrait drawings He made...

Just Google: ingres portrait drawings

He made about 400 of them, from 1804 until 1860, with a pencil (graphite) that was invented by Conté in 1780.

Recent research suggest that he used a camera...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 2 Days Ago
Replies: 316
Views: 31,616
Posted By Erik van Straten
Maybe she was wearing contact lenses in the first...

Maybe she was wearing contact lenses in the first shot.

There is only one draftsman who could have put this beauty on paper: Ingres. Do you know his pencil portrait drawings? Most probably Ingres...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 3 Days Ago
Replies: 316
Views: 31,616
Posted By Erik van Straten
Beautiful wife you have, Peter, really a great...

Beautiful wife you have, Peter, really a great beauty.

How did you get those highlights in her eyes with only "natural" light?

Erik.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 3 Days Ago
Replies: 4,611
Views: 1,310,797
Posted By Erik van Straten
Lovely pictures, Jean Marc! Leica MP, Summilux...

Lovely pictures, Jean Marc!

Leica MP, Summilux 35mm steel rim 1964, 400-2TMY/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

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Forum: Chris Crawford 5 Days Ago
Replies: 107
Views: 3,736
Posted By Erik van Straten
Thank you, Chris! Erik.

Thank you, Chris!


Erik.
Forum: Chris Crawford 5 Days Ago
Replies: 107
Views: 3,736
Posted By Erik van Straten
Here's a bike shot with the 35mm Elmar (nickel...

Here's a bike shot with the 35mm Elmar (nickel uncoated) by me. Includes a rough pub too.

Leica M2, Elmar 35mm f/3.5, 400-2TMY/Adox MCC...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 5 Days Ago
Replies: 617
Views: 52,451
Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica MP, Summilux 35mm f/1.4 steel rim,...

Leica MP, Summilux 35mm f/1.4 steel rim, 400-2TMY/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48905447438_3409c76dab_b.jpg
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 5 Days Ago
Replies: 1,016
Views: 196,825
Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica MP, Summilux 35mm f/1.4 steel rim,...

Leica MP, Summilux 35mm f/1.4 steel rim, 400-2TMY/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

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Forum: Chris Crawford 5 Days Ago
Replies: 107
Views: 3,736
Posted By Erik van Straten
Great picture! Yes, the Elmar 35mm is a great...

Great picture!


Yes, the Elmar 35mm is a great lens, better in fact than the 50mm ...


Erik.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 6 Days Ago
Replies: 224
Views: 15,815
Posted By Erik van Straten
Nikon S2, Nikkor 50mm f/1.4, 400-2TMY/Adox MCC...

Nikon S2, Nikkor 50mm f/1.4, 400-2TMY/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

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Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 6 Days Ago
Replies: 657
Views: 151,488
Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica M3, Summicron 50mm f/2 rigid, Kodak...

Leica M3, Summicron 50mm f/2 rigid, Kodak 5063/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

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Forum: Zeiss Contax 6 Days Ago
Replies: 15
Views: 520
Posted By Erik van Straten
After a few years intensive use, the camera will...

After a few years intensive use, the camera will look like this:


https://live.staticflickr.com/3748/32846172855_25589e9aee_b.jpg


Erik.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 1 Week Ago
Replies: 657
Views: 151,488
Posted By Erik van Straten
Thank you, Pan! Erik.

Thank you, Pan!


Erik.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 1 Week Ago
Replies: 657
Views: 151,488
Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica M3, Summicron 50mm f/2 rigid, Kodak...

Leica M3, Summicron 50mm f/2 rigid, Kodak 5063/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

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Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 1 Week Ago
Replies: 1,016
Views: 196,825
Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica M3, Summicron 50mm f/2 rigid, Kodak...

Leica M3, Summicron 50mm f/2 rigid, Kodak 5063/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

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Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 1 Week Ago
Replies: 657
Views: 151,488
Posted By Erik van Straten
Very nice shot, Pan! Leica M3, Summicron 50mm...

Very nice shot, Pan!

Leica M3, Summicron 50mm f/2 rigid, Kodak 5063/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 1 Week Ago
Replies: 316
Views: 31,616
Posted By Erik van Straten
Nice shot, I love the Nokton f/1.1. Erik.

Nice shot, I love the Nokton f/1.1.


Erik.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 1 Week Ago
Replies: 657
Views: 151,488
Posted By Erik van Straten
Thank you, Pan. It is a split grade print. It...

Thank you, Pan. It is a split grade print. It took me hours to get the right exposures (a split grade print is made with two exposures, a soft one and a hard one).


Erik.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 1 Week Ago
Replies: 657
Views: 151,488
Posted By Erik van Straten
Thank you, Pan. A shot from 1979. Shot with my...

Thank you, Pan. A shot from 1979. Shot with my first Summicron 50mm rigid, 1567871. I was deeply impressed by its performance after many years using only the Nikkor H Auto. Unfortunately a few years...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 1 Week Ago
Replies: 22
Views: 782
Posted By Erik van Straten
Yes, small lenses are great on the M5. Erik.

Yes, small lenses are great on the M5.


Erik.
Forum: Zeiss Contax 1 Week Ago
Replies: 15
Views: 520
Posted By Erik van Straten
I prefer the Nikon S2 in black. Erik.

I prefer the Nikon S2 in black.


Erik.
Forum: Zeiss Contax 1 Week Ago
Replies: 15
Views: 520
Posted By Erik van Straten
I have this model in a very good condition, it is...

I have this model in a very good condition, it is model 4 (Kuc). Everything works as it should. It even has a flash synch, beautifully hidden behind the right strap lug connector.


All my other...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 1 Week Ago
Replies: 657
Views: 151,488
Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica M3, Summicron 50mm f/2 rigid, Kodak Safety...

Leica M3, Summicron 50mm f/2 rigid, Kodak Safety Film 5063 (=TriX) printed on Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

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Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 1 Week Ago
Replies: 657
Views: 151,488
Posted By Erik van Straten
Is it OK now, Peter? The title of the picture...

Is it OK now, Peter?


The title of the picture is: Der deutsche Führer begleitet seine Mutter auf dem Oktoberfest.

Erik.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 1 Week Ago
Replies: 657
Views: 151,488
Posted By Erik van Straten
I made this shot in München in about 1975. I...

I made this shot in München in about 1975. I think the man needed police protection because he was a look-alike of Hitler. Just imagine the guy with a small black moustache!


Yes, can be a good idea...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 1 Week Ago
Replies: 316
Views: 31,616
Posted By Erik van Straten
Thank you, Trung! Erik.

Thank you, Trung!


Erik.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 1 Week Ago
Replies: 316
Views: 31,616
Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica M3, Summicron 50mm f/2 rigid, TriX/Adox MCC...

Leica M3, Summicron 50mm f/2 rigid, TriX/Adox MCC 110.


Erik.


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Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 1 Week Ago
Replies: 1,016
Views: 196,825
Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica M3, Summicron 50mm f/2 rigid, Kodak...

Leica M3, Summicron 50mm f/2 rigid, Kodak 5063/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48882480398_4473ed4d4d_b.jpg


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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 1 Week Ago
Replies: 316
Views: 31,616
Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica MP, Summilux 50mm f/1.4 v1, 400-2TMY/Adox...

Leica MP, Summilux 50mm f/1.4 v1, 400-2TMY/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

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Forum: SLRs - the unRF 1 Week Ago
Replies: 288
Views: 38,848
Posted By Erik van Straten
Thank you, Simon! Erik.

Thank you, Simon!


Erik.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 1 Week Ago
Replies: 657
Views: 151,488
Posted By Erik van Straten
Thank you Pan. Scenes like this too: Nikkormat...

Thank you Pan. Scenes like this too:

Nikkormat FTn, Nikkor H Auto 50mm f/2, TriX/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

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Forum: SLRs - the unRF 1 Week Ago
Replies: 288
Views: 38,848
Posted By Erik van Straten
Nikkormat FTn, Nikkor P Auto 105mm f/2.5,...

Nikkormat FTn, Nikkor P Auto 105mm f/2.5, TriX/Adox MCC 110.

München 1975.

Erik.

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Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 1 Week Ago
Replies: 1
Views: 159
Posted By Erik van Straten
It is a nice exhibition, but if you are not...

It is a nice exhibition, but if you are not interested in the prints any book on Brassaï shows you the same.


Erik.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 1 Week Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 376
Posted By Erik van Straten
My preference goes to the Leica III black/nickel....

My preference goes to the Leica III black/nickel. It has the enlarged rangefinder image and somehow the camera feels more solid. It has strap lugs , but I prefer to walk around with it in an eveready...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 1 Week Ago
Replies: 1,667
Views: 474,295
Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica M5, Summilux 35mm steel rim 206XXXX,...

Leica M5, Summilux 35mm steel rim 206XXXX, Tmax400/Adox MCC...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 1 Week Ago
Replies: 1,667
Views: 474,295
Posted By Erik van Straten
This is about the highest number I have seen:...

This is about the highest number I have seen: 2166953 (not mine).



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Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 1 Week Ago
Replies: 1,667
Views: 474,295
Posted By Erik van Straten
Great shots, Jean-Marc! This is the earliest...

Great shots, Jean-Marc!


This is the earliest Summilux 35 steel rim I've ever seen (not mine):


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Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 1 Week Ago
Replies: 657
Views: 151,488
Posted By Erik van Straten
Nikkormat FTn, Nikkor H Auto 50mm f/2, TriX/Adox...

Nikkormat FTn, Nikkor H Auto 50mm f/2, TriX/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

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Forum: SLRs - the unRF 1 Week Ago
Replies: 288
Views: 38,848
Posted By Erik van Straten
Nikkormat FTn, Nikkor H Auto 50mm f/2, TriX/Adox...

Nikkormat FTn, Nikkor H Auto 50mm f/2, TriX/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48867665666_5c60e427d5_b.jpg
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 1 Week Ago
Replies: 1,016
Views: 196,825
Posted By Erik van Straten
Nikkormat FTn, Nikkor H Auto 50mm f/2, TriX/Adox...

Nikkormat FTn, Nikkor H Auto 50mm f/2, TriX/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48867665666_5c60e427d5_b.jpg
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 1 Week Ago
Replies: 1,667
Views: 474,295
Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica M2, Summilux 35mm f/1.4 steel rim v1...

Leica M2, Summilux 35mm f/1.4 steel rim v1 2060XXX (1964), Tmax400 printed on Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

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Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 1 Week Ago
Replies: 1,667
Views: 474,295
Posted By Erik van Straten
Thank you Larry! This lens is a great portrait...

Thank you Larry! This lens is a great portrait lens; I will see if I can print another portrait taken with this one.


Erik.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 1 Week Ago
Replies: 1,667
Views: 474,295
Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica M2, Summilux 35mm f/1.4 steel rim v1...

Leica M2, Summilux 35mm f/1.4 steel rim v1 2060XXX (1964), 400-2TMY printed on Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48011723772_2afdb1f125_b.jpg
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 1 Week Ago
Replies: 1,667
Views: 474,295
Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica M2, Summilux 35mm f/1.4 v1 steelrim 1777XXX...

Leica M2, Summilux 35mm f/1.4 v1 steelrim 1777XXX (1960), 400-2TMY printed on Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

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Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 1,014
Views: 368,151
Posted By Erik van Straten
Thanks! Erik.

Thanks!


Erik.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 1,014
Views: 368,151
Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica MP, Summilux 50mm f/1.4 v1, 400-2TMY/Adox...

Leica MP, Summilux 50mm f/1.4 v1, 400-2TMY/Adox Mcc 110.

Erik.

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Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 39
Views: 902
Posted By Erik van Straten
In fact I can get a look of his results only for...

In fact I can get a look of his results only for a few seconds. Then the image is covered by some crazy advertisement. What I saw - I thought - is the result of incorrect development: the image looks...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 39
Views: 902
Posted By Erik van Straten
No, the modern TriX is a single layer film. The...

No, the modern TriX is a single layer film. The original TriX was a double layer film, one for the light tones and the other for the darker tones. The old TriX gives a very fine grain in the...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 39
Views: 902
Posted By Erik van Straten
It is better to work with a better developer,...

It is better to work with a better developer, like Ilford Perceptol. Truly great stuff. Use a good film, Kodak Tmax400 (400-2TMY). Very fine grain combined with high speed.



Erik.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 4,611
Views: 1,310,797
Posted By Erik van Straten
Thank you, Simon! Not published, only on flickr...

Thank you, Simon! Not published, only on flickr and here.


Erik.
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 1,016
Views: 196,825
Posted By Erik van Straten
Thank you very much, PRJ! Erik.

Thank you very much, PRJ!


Erik.
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 1,016
Views: 196,825
Posted By Erik van Straten
Thank you Pan, a nice find in my negative files:...

Thank you Pan, a nice find in my negative files: Syracusa (Sicily) in 1973. Totally forgotten.


Erik.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 4,611
Views: 1,310,797
Posted By Erik van Straten
Thank you, Deardorff! In the plastic bag is my...

Thank you, Deardorff!


In the plastic bag is my first chess-computer.



Erik.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 4,611
Views: 1,310,797
Posted By Erik van Straten
Selfie with a friend in 1979. Leica M3,...

Selfie with a friend in 1979.

Leica M3, Summicron 50mm f/2 rigid, TriX/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 55
Views: 2,115
Posted By Erik van Straten
A truly impressive performer! Erik.

A truly impressive performer!


Erik.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 61
Views: 4,566
Posted By Erik van Straten
Wow, that v1 was used a lot. Erik.

Wow, that v1 was used a lot.


Erik.
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 415
Views: 178,905
Posted By Erik van Straten
Nice shot, Steve, do you remember at wich f-stop...

Nice shot, Steve, do you remember at wich f-stop you took this one?


Erik.
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 1,016
Views: 196,825
Posted By Erik van Straten
Nikkormat FTn, Nikkor H Auto 50mm f/2, TriX/Adox...

Nikkormat FTn, Nikkor H Auto 50mm f/2, TriX/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48838382452_e2181b0a59_b.jpg
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 48
Views: 1,187
Posted By Erik van Straten
Hard to believe, but good for me! Erik.

Hard to believe, but good for me!


Erik.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 48
Views: 1,187
Posted By Erik van Straten
Raid, the numbers are around...

Raid, the numbers are around 3593xxx.




https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48832981377_6b1cdbf334_z.jpg


Erik.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 48
Views: 1,187
Posted By Erik van Straten
I have a black one, but I hate the bayonet on the...

I have a black one, but I hate the bayonet on the front (for mounting the shade), so I do not use it much.

Leica M2, Voigtländer Heliar 50mm f/2, 400-2TMY/Adox MCC...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 48
Views: 1,187
Posted By Erik van Straten
The Heliar is absolutely not softish, but it's...

The Heliar is absolutely not softish, but it's character is what I would call "over corrected". Like many other modern Voigtländer lenses it is so much corrected that not much character of it's own...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 1,016
Views: 196,825
Posted By Erik van Straten
Thank you. PRJ! Erik.

Thank you. PRJ!


Erik.
Forum: Tom Abrahamsson of RapidWinder.com 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 155
Views: 43,392
Posted By Erik van Straten
How good TriX and D76 actually were, in 1973...

How good TriX and D76 actually were, in 1973 ...

Nikkormat FTn, Nikkor H Auto 50mm f/2, TriX/Adox MCC...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 1,016
Views: 196,825
Posted By Erik van Straten
Nikkormat FTn, Nikkor H Auto 50mm f/2, TriX/Adox...

Nikkormat FTn, Nikkor H Auto 50mm f/2, TriX/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48829402286_a66eab4b9e_b.jpg
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 48
Views: 1,187
Posted By Erik van Straten
Depends on the condition and if there are boxes...

Depends on the condition and if there are boxes etc. EUR 1.500/2.000. Very rare lens. I have one. A great shooter. Often seen on presentation Leica's M6.


Erik.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 48
Views: 1,187
Posted By Erik van Straten
Yes, the Color-Skopar - not Color-Sropar - is...

Yes, the Color-Skopar - not Color-Sropar - is smaller, but is not an f/2 lens.


Erik.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 48
Views: 1,187
Posted By Erik van Straten
There is a heavy Summicron 50mm version 4 in...

There is a heavy Summicron 50mm version 4 in chrome, German made. No built-in hood, supersmooth focusing movement, 0.7m closest distance. Rare, but worth looking for.


Erik.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 477
Views: 23,722
Posted By Erik van Straten
It seems - because the difference in dept of...

It seems - because the difference in dept of field - that these two shots are made with different f-stops. I think a comparison like this is only useful when both shots are made with the same f-stop....
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 477
Views: 23,722
Posted By Erik van Straten
Yes, Raid is right, the flare is more pronounced...

Yes, Raid is right, the flare is more pronounced with the replica.


In the other tests the replica is not bad at all in my eyes.


Erik.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 288
Views: 38,848
Posted By Erik van Straten
Nikkormat FTn, Nikkor H Auto 50mm f/2, TriX/Adox...

Nikkormat FTn, Nikkor H Auto 50mm f/2, TriX/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48817425391_66564cbc51_b.jpg
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 1,016
Views: 196,825
Posted By Erik van Straten
Nikkormat FTn, Nikkor H Auto 50mm f/2, TriX/Adox...

Nikkormat FTn, Nikkor H Auto 50mm f/2, TriX/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48817425391_66564cbc51_b.jpg
Forum: Chris Crawford 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 107
Views: 3,736
Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica II, Hektor 50mm f/2.5 nickel uncoated,...

Leica II, Hektor 50mm f/2.5 nickel uncoated, Tmax400/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48069594241_31269ecea9_c.jpg
Forum: Chris Crawford 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 107
Views: 3,736
Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica III black and nickel, Elmar 50mm f/3.5...

Leica III black and nickel, Elmar 50mm f/3.5 nickel/uncoated, 400-2TMY/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48060645137_37e60e1154_c.jpg
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 657
Views: 151,488
Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica MP, Summicron 35mm f/2 v4 chrome,...

Leica MP, Summicron 35mm f/2 v4 chrome, Tmax400/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48015551381_6937df36c8_b.jpg
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 657
Views: 151,488
Posted By Erik van Straten
That's a great shot, Pan. Erik.

That's a great shot, Pan.



Erik.
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 415
Views: 178,905
Posted By Erik van Straten
Recently I've got a prewar Zeiss Sonnar (nickel...

Recently I've got a prewar Zeiss Sonnar (nickel uncoated) 50mm f/1.5. I use the lens without any problems on my S2. So the focusing differences between Nikon and Zeiss are minimal.


Erik.
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 415
Views: 178,905
Posted By Erik van Straten
Yes, a great shot, Steve. Leica M2,...

Yes, a great shot, Steve.


Leica M2, Color-Skopar 50mm f/2.5,400-2TMY/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

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Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 657
Views: 151,488
Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica MP, Summilux 50mm f/1.4 (1), 400-2TMY/Adox...

Leica MP, Summilux 50mm f/1.4 (1), 400-2TMY/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48751372492_7132fdd6a3_b.jpg
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 1,016
Views: 196,825
Posted By Erik van Straten
Thank you, Pan! Erik.

Thank you, Pan!


Erik.
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 1,016
Views: 196,825
Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica M2, Summar, 400-2TMY/Adox MCC...

Leica M2, Summar, 400-2TMY/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48796125286_2e43abd203_b.jpg
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 33
Views: 859
Posted By Erik van Straten
Yes, but you only need two filters: 00 and 5....

Yes, but you only need two filters: 00 and 5. There are two exposures, usually a long one with the 00 to control the highlights and a short one with the 5 to determine the deep blacks. This way of...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 33
Views: 859
Posted By Erik van Straten
There are so many possibilities with split grade...

There are so many possibilities with split grade printing, you can burn in the high lights with the hard filter if you like. There is no end to it. Fascinating, really.


Erik.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 33
Views: 859
Posted By Erik van Straten
Split grade printing. No burning or dodging...

Split grade printing. No burning or dodging necessary. Invented in the fifties by Pictorial Service in Paris.

There should be a possibility in Photoshop to create split grade printing digitally....
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 33
Views: 859
Posted By Erik van Straten
Very good possible, in fact I was talking about...

Very good possible, in fact I was talking about the Delta 400, an error ... I'm sorry.


Erik.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 33
Views: 859
Posted By Erik van Straten
Maybe 20 years ago or so the TriX has been...

Maybe 20 years ago or so the TriX has been changed from two layers - a sharp contrasty one and a soft one - into a single layer. Since then I didn't like it anymore. The effect became too graphical,...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 33
Views: 859
Posted By Erik van Straten
It makes a difference if you only scan the...

It makes a difference if you only scan the negatives or if you make wet prints (silver/gelatine) directly from them.

The 400-2TMY is perfectly allright for split grade printing, anyway the best...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 33
Views: 859
Posted By Erik van Straten
Maybe it smells digital -I never smell film- but...

Maybe it smells digital -I never smell film- but it doesn't look digital at all. Photography is about looking, isn't it?


Erik.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 33
Views: 859
Posted By Erik van Straten
The 400Tmax (400-2TMY) is simply the best B+W...

The 400Tmax (400-2TMY) is simply the best B+W film available today. I will never pay one cent more for Delta.


Erik.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 126
Views: 10,051
Posted By Erik van Straten
Contax G1, Planar 45mm f/2, Tmax400/Adox MCC...

Contax G1, Planar 45mm f/2, Tmax400/Adox MCC 110.


Erik.


https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48015897888_12505ff081_b.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 215
Views: 11,169
Posted By Erik van Straten
Nikkormat FTn, Nikkor H Auto 50mm f/2, TriX/Adox...

Nikkormat FTn, Nikkor H Auto 50mm f/2, TriX/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48787302952_4b815cea76_b.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 316
Views: 31,616
Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica M2, Summar, 400-2TMY/Adox MCC 110. ...

Leica M2, Summar, 400-2TMY/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.


https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48007960707_7054d0b37a_b.jpg
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 37
Views: 1,127
Posted By Erik van Straten
Film is fantastic, above all because you can make...

Film is fantastic, above all because you can make such nice prints from the negatives: gelatine silver ... The prints will outlive you many times.

...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 36
Views: 1,327
Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica MP, Summilux 50mm f/1.4 v1, 400-2TMY/Adox...

Leica MP, Summilux 50mm f/1.4 v1, 400-2TMY/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48780636688_a89717de81_b.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 55
Views: 1,752
Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica M3, Elmar-M 50mm f/2.8, Tmax400/Adox MCC...

Leica M3, Elmar-M 50mm f/2.8, Tmax400/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48015769343_1941726f2c_b.jpg
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 27
Views: 926
Posted By Erik van Straten
I agree with Michael here. The FOOKH is the most...

I agree with Michael here. The FOOKH is the most beautiful shade for the Elmar 35, but not only for the Elmar 35, also for the Elmar 50 and the Summar. It is wide enough for even the thickest fingers...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 27
Views: 926
Posted By Erik van Straten
The lens is very small, the lubricated mechanical...

The lens is very small, the lubricated mechanical parts are very close to the optical elements, so the evaporating solvents deposit on the lenses easily.


Erik.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 27
Views: 926
Posted By Erik van Straten
I wish that was true, but the Elmar 35mm is...

I wish that was true, but the Elmar 35mm is really a very good lens, even by todays standards.


Erik.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 27
Views: 926
Posted By Erik van Straten
The Elmar 35mm is an excellent lens....

The Elmar 35mm is an excellent lens.

Erik.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48015769743_b4ef30c0ca_b.jpg
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 27
Views: 926
Posted By Erik van Straten
Yes, but the lever of the aperture is also very...

Yes, but the lever of the aperture is also very small. However, I've seen 35mm Elmars with very smooth aperture levers. If the glass is clear, I would leave the lever as it is, but if there is haze -...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 27
Views: 926
Posted By Erik van Straten
All the Elmars 35mm f/3.5 are a bit stiff; it is...

All the Elmars 35mm f/3.5 are a bit stiff; it is normal; they're small lenses, but have a double focusing thread: one for pulling the optical unit in and out and the other for moving the rangefinder...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 415
Views: 178,905
Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica M3, Color-Skopar 50mm f/2.5, 400-2TMY/Adox...

Leica M3, Color-Skopar 50mm f/2.5, 400-2TMY/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48007808662_08439cdc71_b.jpg
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 1,686
Views: 108,126
Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica MP, Summilux 50mm f1.4 v1 black, 400-2TMY,...

Leica MP, Summilux 50mm f1.4 v1 black, 400-2TMY, Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48751372492_7132fdd6a3_b.jpg
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 657
Views: 151,488
Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica MP, Summilux 50mm f/1.4 v1 black,...

Leica MP, Summilux 50mm f/1.4 v1 black, 400-2TMY/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48751372492_7132fdd6a3_b.jpg
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 36
Views: 1,327
Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica MP, Summilux 50mm v1 black, 400-2TMY/Adox...

Leica MP, Summilux 50mm v1 black, 400-2TMY/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48751372492_7132fdd6a3_b.jpg
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 61
Views: 4,566
Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica MP, Summilux 50mm v1 black, 400-2TMY/Adox...

Leica MP, Summilux 50mm v1 black, 400-2TMY/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48751372492_7132fdd6a3_b.jpg
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 1,016
Views: 196,825
Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica MP, Summilux 50mm v1 black, 400-2TMY/Adox...

Leica MP, Summilux 50mm v1 black, 400-2TMY/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48751372492_7132fdd6a3_b.jpg
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 09-16-2019
Replies: 61
Views: 4,566
Posted By Erik van Straten
Thank you, Giulio! Leica MP, Summilux 50mm...

Thank you, Giulio!



Leica MP, Summilux 50mm f/1.4 v1 black, 400-2TMY/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.


https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48746213447_aaee1728ab_b.jpg
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 09-16-2019
Replies: 61
Views: 4,566
Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica MP, Summilux 50mm f/1.4 v1 (black),...

Leica MP, Summilux 50mm f/1.4 v1 (black), 400-2TMY/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48739856883_eb558ca5d7_b.jpg
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-15-2019
Replies: 1,014
Views: 368,151
Posted By Erik van Straten
Very nice shots, Kevin! Leica MP, Summilux 50mm...

Very nice shots, Kevin!


Leica MP, Summilux 50mm v1 chrome, 400-2TMY/Adox MCC 110.


Erik.


https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48596211442_69ef8da51a_b.jpg
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 09-15-2019
Replies: 1,016
Views: 196,825
Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica MP, Summilux 50mm f/1.4 v1 (black),...

Leica MP, Summilux 50mm f/1.4 v1 (black), 400-2TMY/Adox MCC...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-15-2019
Replies: 1,014
Views: 368,151
Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica MP, Summilux 50mm f/1.4 v1 (black),...

Leica MP, Summilux 50mm f/1.4 v1 (black), 400-2TMY/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48739856883_eb558ca5d7_b.jpg
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-15-2019
Replies: 1,014
Views: 368,151
Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica M3, Summilux 50mm f/1.4 v2, Tmax400/Adox...

Leica M3, Summilux 50mm f/1.4 v2, Tmax400/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48093479211_ae5262716d_b.jpg
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-15-2019
Replies: 1,014
Views: 368,151
Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica M3, Summilux 50mm f/1.4 v2, Plus X/Adox MCC...

Leica M3, Summilux 50mm f/1.4 v2, Plus X/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48014904548_cce12a5492_b.jpg
Forum: Lomography 09-15-2019
Replies: 30
Views: 1,202
Posted By Erik van Straten
The M Leica was made from 1954 until now,...

The M Leica was made from 1954 until now, production continues, 65 years.


Erik.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-15-2019
Replies: 657
Views: 151,488
Posted By Erik van Straten
Pan, fantastic shot! Erik.

Pan, fantastic shot!


Erik.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-15-2019
Replies: 1,014
Views: 368,151
Posted By Erik van Straten
Paul, thanks! Ronald, how much does the current...

Paul, thanks!


Ronald, how much does the current Summilux 50mm f/1.4 weigh? The weight can be an issue. I any case it is larger than the v1 and v2. The v1 is 323 grammes and the v2 295...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-15-2019
Replies: 657
Views: 151,488
Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica II, Hektor 50mm f/2.5, Tmax400/Adox MCC...

Leica II, Hektor 50mm f/2.5, Tmax400/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48009790102_6c9bd231a3_b.jpg
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-15-2019
Replies: 1,014
Views: 368,151
Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica M3, Summilux 50mm f/1.4 v2, Tmax400/Adox...

Leica M3, Summilux 50mm f/1.4 v2, Tmax400/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48458478587_7f46d01cd8_b.jpg
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-15-2019
Replies: 1,014
Views: 368,151
Posted By Erik van Straten
Thank you! I like your shots very much! In the...

Thank you!


I like your shots very much! In the last one I see however some moiré from the scanner or the enlarger. To avoid this, it is sometimes useful to put the negative into the scanner or the...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 09-14-2019
Replies: 61
Views: 4,566
Posted By Erik van Straten
Great! Congratulations! I am also curious wich...

Great! Congratulations! I am also curious wich one you like the best in use.


Erik.
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 09-14-2019
Replies: 23
Views: 661
Posted By Erik van Straten
It is better to turn the tank upside down once...

It is better to turn the tank upside down once every minute. Only right after the developer is poured into the tank you should use the agitator. This is the best way to get fresh developer on the...
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 09-13-2019
Replies: 1,686
Views: 108,126
Posted By Erik van Straten
[URL="https://flic.kr/p/2hdMUtW"] Really nice...

[URL="https://flic.kr/p/2hdMUtW"]

Really nice this one, wish I did it.

Erik.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 09-13-2019
Replies: 61
Views: 4,566
Posted By Erik van Straten
Two...

Two lenses.


Erik.


https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48729350487_4d75627535_b.jpg
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-13-2019
Replies: 657
Views: 151,488
Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica MP, Summilux 50mm f/1.4 v1 black,...

Leica MP, Summilux 50mm f/1.4 v1 black, 400-2TMY/Adox MCC 110.


Erik.


https://jubilee-live.flickr.com/65535/48702021358_8c2cbfc7d9_b.jpg
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 09-13-2019
Replies: 415
Views: 178,905
Posted By Erik van Straten
Thank you, Pan! Erik.

Thank you, Pan!


Erik.
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 09-13-2019
Replies: 415
Views: 178,905
Posted By Erik van Straten
Very nice, Steve! I can't stay behind. Leica...

Very nice, Steve! I can't stay behind.


Leica M3, Color Skopar 50mm f/2.5, Tmax400/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

https://jubilee-live.flickr.com/65535/48728203723_c2a3969a32_b.jpg
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 09-13-2019
Replies: 23
Views: 661
Posted By Erik van Straten
Looks like airbubbles in the developer that stick...

Looks like airbubbles in the developer that stick to the film. When the developer is poured into the tank, tap the tank a few times on the workbench. Or turn the reel a few times when it is in the...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-12-2019
Replies: 7,463
Views: 3,809,293
Posted By Erik van Straten
Thanks all! Erik.

Thanks all!


Erik.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 09-12-2019
Replies: 61
Views: 4,566
Posted By Erik van Straten
1645301- 1844000; 1844001 was the first...

1645301- 1844000; 1844001 was the first v2.

Erik.

https://jubilee-live.flickr.com/65535/48723449886_ff2182580c_c.jpg
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-12-2019
Replies: 7,463
Views: 3,809,293
Posted By Erik van Straten
Thank you, Leicapixie, I feel honored. ...

Thank you, Leicapixie, I feel honored.

Erik.


https://jubilee-live.flickr.com/65535/48723449886_ff2182580c_c.jpg
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 09-12-2019
Replies: 61
Views: 4,566
Posted By Erik van Straten
David Douglas Duncan had a lever mounted on his...

David Douglas Duncan had a lever mounted on his lens.

In the focusing ring of my lens two small holes were made, I think also for some kind of lever.

I have no difficulty with the focus throw, 180...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 09-12-2019
Replies: 61
Views: 4,566
Posted By Erik van Straten
My black copy is bitingly sharp at full aperture;...

My black copy is bitingly sharp at full aperture; the chrome lens less so.
Coating and f/stop leaves are different on the black lens. I think it is somehow tweaked for professional use.
I don't know...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-12-2019
Replies: 7,463
Views: 3,809,293
Posted By Erik van Straten
The collapsible was the favorite lens of...

The collapsible was the favorite lens of Cartier-Bresson.


Leica M3, Summicron 50mm f/2 collapsible LTM, Tmax400/Adox MCC...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-11-2019
Replies: 1,014
Views: 368,151
Posted By Erik van Straten
Beautiful shots, Jean-Marc. Leica MP, Summilux...

Beautiful shots, Jean-Marc.

Leica MP, Summilux 50mm f/1.4 v1 (black), 400-2TMY/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

https://jubilee-live.flickr.com/65535/48673801278_932ed8cbd7_b.jpg
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 09-11-2019
Replies: 217
Views: 10,682
Posted By Erik van Straten
That he may rest in peace. Erik.

That he may rest in peace.


Erik.
Forum: Optics Theory - 09-10-2019
Replies: 1,905
Views: 1,739,674
Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica MP, Summilux 50mm f/1.4 v1 (black),...

Leica MP, Summilux 50mm f/1.4 v1 (black), 400-2TMY/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

https://jubilee-live.flickr.com/65535/48708465811_9a01d08c9d_b.jpg
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 09-10-2019
Replies: 43
Views: 1,594
Posted By Erik van Straten
"The Americans" is fabulous, really one of the...

"The Americans" is fabulous, really one of the greatest photo books ever made.


Robert Frank, thank you.


Erik.
Forum: Optics Theory - 09-10-2019
Replies: 1,905
Views: 1,739,674
Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica MP, Summilux 50mm f/1.4 v1 (black),...

Leica MP, Summilux 50mm f/1.4 v1 (black), 400-2TMY/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48708655433_081b6e3bc3_b.jpg
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 09-10-2019
Replies: 36
Views: 1,327
Posted By Erik van Straten
Beautiful bokeh, Flat Twin. The most wonderful...

Beautiful bokeh, Flat Twin. The most wonderful Leica lens there is, together with the 35mm Summilux steel rim.


Pan, thank you very much.


Erik.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 09-09-2019
Replies: 36
Views: 1,327
Posted By Erik van Straten
Thank you, mpaniagua. Leica MP, Summilux 50mm...

Thank you, mpaniagua.

Leica MP, Summilux 50mm f/1.4 v1, 400-2TMY/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48708655433_081b6e3bc3_b.jpg
Forum: RFF Polls 09-09-2019
Replies: 92
Views: 16,029
Posted By Erik van Straten
RC paper is not good at all, the prints are not...

RC paper is not good at all, the prints are not tenable.

It must be silver/gelatine paper with variable contrast so you can make split grade prints on it.

Agfa Brovira is no longer made, I think...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 09-09-2019
Replies: 1,016
Views: 196,825
Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica MP, Summilux 50mm f/1.4 v1 (black),...

Leica MP, Summilux 50mm f/1.4 v1 (black), 400-2TMY/Adox MCC...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 09-09-2019
Replies: 36
Views: 1,327
Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica MP, Summilux 50mm f/1.4 v1 (black),...

Leica MP, Summilux 50mm f/1.4 v1 (black), 400-2TMY/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48708465811_9a01d08c9d_b.jpg
Forum: Optics Theory - 09-09-2019
Replies: 34
Views: 1,820
Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica MP, Summilux 50mm f/1.4 v1 (black),...

Leica MP, Summilux 50mm f/1.4 v1 (black), 400-2TMY/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48708465811_9a01d08c9d_b.jpg
Forum: Optics Theory - 09-09-2019
Replies: 1,905
Views: 1,739,674
Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica MP, Summilux 50mm f/1.4 v1, 400-2TMY/Adox...

Leica MP, Summilux 50mm f/1.4 v1, 400-2TMY/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48675933336_35c45959cc_b.jpg
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 09-09-2019
Replies: 36
Views: 1,327
Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica MP, Summilux 50mm f/1.4 v1 (black),...

Leica MP, Summilux 50mm f/1.4 v1 (black), 400-2TMY/Adox MCC...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-09-2019
Replies: 365
Views: 34,390
Posted By Erik van Straten
Interesting ideas on symmetry you have,...

Interesting ideas on symmetry you have, Peter!

Nikon S2, Nikkor-S.C f=5cm 1:1.4, 400-2TMY/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48414515466_72de494152_b.jpg
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 09-08-2019
Replies: 57
Views: 1,565
Posted By Erik van Straten
The tonal structure of a scanned negative or a...

The tonal structure of a scanned negative or a digital file is totally different from that of a print. Prints - wet silver gelatine - are old fashioned and so they have a vintage look, even when...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-08-2019
Replies: 1,014
Views: 368,151
Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica MP, Summilux 50mm f/1.4 v1 (black),...

Leica MP, Summilux 50mm f/1.4 v1 (black), 400-2TMY/Adox MCC...
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 09-08-2019
Replies: 1,686
Views: 108,126
Posted By Erik van Straten
Amsterdam today. Leica MP, Summilux 50mm f/1.4...

Amsterdam today.

Leica MP, Summilux 50mm f/1.4 v1 (black), 400-2TMY/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.
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Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 09-08-2019
Replies: 1,016
Views: 196,825
Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica MP, Summilux 50mm f/1.4 v1 (black),...

Leica MP, Summilux 50mm f/1.4 v1 (black), 400-2TMY/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-08-2019
Replies: 365
Views: 34,390
Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica MP, Summilux 50mm f/1.4 v1 (black),...

Leica MP, Summilux 50mm f/1.4 v1 (black), 400-2TMY/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

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Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 09-08-2019
Replies: 1,016
Views: 196,825
Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica MP, Summilux 50mm f/1.4 v1 (black),...

Leica MP, Summilux 50mm f/1.4 v1 (black), 400-2TMY/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

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Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 09-08-2019
Replies: 57
Views: 1,565
Posted By Erik van Straten
The Elmar 35mm is good stuff. No flare and great...

The Elmar 35mm is good stuff.

No flare and great sharpness:

Leica M2, Elmar 35mm f/3.5 nickel/uncoated, 400-2TMY/Adox MCC...
Forum: RFF Polls 09-08-2019
Replies: 92
Views: 16,029
Posted By Erik van Straten
I simply love Adox MCC 110, natural gloss. Erik.

I simply love Adox MCC 110, natural gloss.


Erik.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-08-2019
Replies: 456
Views: 62,706
Posted By Erik van Straten
Ah, here are the great fresco's by Masaccio and...

Ah, here are the great fresco's by Masaccio and Masolino.


Erik.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 09-08-2019
Replies: 57
Views: 1,565
Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica M2, Summar 50mm f/2, 400-2TMY/Adox MCC...

Leica M2, Summar 50mm f/2, 400-2TMY/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-08-2019
Replies: 638
Views: 17,514
Posted By Erik van Straten
Thank you, Deardorff. Very nice done, Jim. Erik.

Thank you, Deardorff.

Very nice done, Jim.

Erik.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-08-2019
Replies: 456
Views: 62,706
Posted By Erik van Straten
This is the mosque of Edirne (Hadrianopel), the...

This is the mosque of Edirne (Hadrianopel), the largest in Turkey.

The women are put aside (far away, on the left).

Leica M3, Summilux 50mm f/1.4 v2, PlusX, Adox MCC...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 09-08-2019
Replies: 57
Views: 1,565
Posted By Erik van Straten
Michael, with a Summar and no hood it is not...

Michael, with a Summar and no hood it is not difficult to get "vintage". I can do it too.


Erik.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-08-2019
Replies: 638
Views: 17,514
Posted By Erik van Straten
Thank you, Pan! Erik.

Thank you, Pan!


Erik.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-08-2019
Replies: 638
Views: 17,514
Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica IA (1928), Elmar 50mm f/3.5, 400-2TMY/Adox...

Leica IA (1928), Elmar 50mm f/3.5, 400-2TMY/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

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Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 09-08-2019
Replies: 57
Views: 1,565
Posted By Erik van Straten
Uncoated lenses usually produce an older look....

Uncoated lenses usually produce an older look. However, the world around us is no longer the mid-twentieth century. You cannot bring it back.

Erik.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-07-2019
Replies: 1,014
Views: 368,151
Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica M5, Summilux 50mm f/1.4 v1, 400-2TMY/Adox...

Leica M5, Summilux 50mm f/1.4 v1, 400-2TMY/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

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Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 09-07-2019
Replies: 1,016
Views: 196,825
Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica M5, Summilux 50mm f/1.4 v1, 400-2TMY/Adox...

Leica M5, Summilux 50mm f/1.4 v1, 400-2TMY/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

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Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 09-07-2019
Replies: 477
Views: 23,722
Posted By Erik van Straten
I see no distortion and very sharp pictures. So...

I see no distortion and very sharp pictures. So far, so good. Now I would like to see some bokeh-samples: close up portraits at f/2 and focus exactly on the eyes.

Erik.
Forum: Fuji X Series 09-07-2019
Replies: 2
Views: 226
Posted By Erik van Straten
What happens if you use lenses with a "no" on...

What happens if you use lenses with a "no" on the list?

"Please make your own judgments when actually attaching the M Mount lens." Will it work when you make your own judgement?

Erik.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-07-2019
Replies: 638
Views: 17,514
Posted By Erik van Straten
Nikon S2, Nikkor-S.C 1:1.4 f=5cm, Tmax400/Adox...

Nikon S2, Nikkor-S.C 1:1.4 f=5cm, Tmax400/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

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Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-06-2019
Replies: 657
Views: 151,488
Posted By Erik van Straten
Lovely shot, Pan, Polish is a very difficult...

Lovely shot, Pan, Polish is a very difficult language.


Leica MP, Summilux 50mm f/1.4 v1, 400-2TMY/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

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Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 09-06-2019
Replies: 477
Views: 23,722
Posted By Erik van Straten
Yes, the lens looks good! Would like to see the...

Yes, the lens looks good! Would like to see the test pictures!


Erik.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-06-2019
Replies: 638
Views: 17,514
Posted By Erik van Straten
Contax G1, Planar 45mm f/2, Tmax400/Adox MCC...

Contax G1, Planar 45mm f/2, Tmax400/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-06-2019
Replies: 638
Views: 17,514
Posted By Erik van Straten
Great shot, Jim! very nice. I taught myself...

Great shot, Jim! very nice.

I taught myself photography with a Yashica Mat - in 1970. I had to work for it three weeks in the summer holidays. It was a second hand camera.

Erik.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-06-2019
Replies: 638
Views: 17,514
Posted By Erik van Straten
Thank you, Airfrogus! It makes me shy. Erik.

Thank you, Airfrogus! It makes me shy.


Erik.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 09-06-2019
Replies: 122
Views: 9,135
Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica MP, Summicron 50mm f/2 collapsible,...

Leica MP, Summicron 50mm f/2 collapsible, Tmax400/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

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Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 09-05-2019
Replies: 8
Views: 1,734
Posted By Erik van Straten
I've never seen this before, it's very, very...

I've never seen this before, it's very, very good. She has fantasy. It's alive.


Erik.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 09-04-2019
Replies: 36
Views: 1,327
Posted By Erik van Straten
Thank you John, all the shots I've put on Flickr...

Thank you John, all the shots I've put on Flickr and here are at full aperture. I myself am astonished about the optical (and mechanical) quality of the lens.


Erik.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 09-04-2019
Replies: 36
Views: 1,327
Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica MP, Summilux 50mm f/1.4 v1 black,...

Leica MP, Summilux 50mm f/1.4 v1 black, 400-2TMY/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

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Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 09-04-2019
Replies: 1,016
Views: 196,825
Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica MP, Summilux 50mm f/1.4 v1 black,...

Leica MP, Summilux 50mm f/1.4 v1 black, 400-2TMY/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-04-2019
Replies: 638
Views: 17,514
Posted By Erik van Straten
Thank you, Paul, I'll tell her! Erik.

Thank you, Paul, I'll tell her!


Erik.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-04-2019
Replies: 638
Views: 17,514
Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica MP, Summilux 50mm f/1.4 v1 (black),...

Leica MP, Summilux 50mm f/1.4 v1 (black), 400-2TMY/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48675933336_35c45959cc_b.jpg
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 09-04-2019
Replies: 36
Views: 1,327
Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica MP, Summilux 50mm f/1.4 v1 black,...

Leica MP, Summilux 50mm f/1.4 v1 black, 400-2TMY/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48675933336_35c45959cc_b.jpg
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 09-03-2019
Replies: 1,016
Views: 196,825
Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica MP, Summilux 50mm f/1.4 v1 black,...

Leica MP, Summilux 50mm f/1.4 v1 black, 400-2TMY/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48675933336_35c45959cc_b.jpg
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-03-2019
Replies: 4,611
Views: 1,310,797
Posted By Erik van Straten
Thank you, dourbalistar! Nice that you like the...

Thank you, dourbalistar! Nice that you like the lens. Sharp as a tank! Built like a tack!


Erik.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-03-2019
Replies: 4,611
Views: 1,310,797
Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica MP, Summilux 50mm f/1.4 v1 black,...

Leica MP, Summilux 50mm f/1.4 v1 black, 400-2TMY/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48675933336_35c45959cc_b.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-03-2019
Replies: 548
Views: 84,835
Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica MP, Summilux 50mm f/1.4 v1 black,...

Leica MP, Summilux 50mm f/1.4 v1 black, 400-2TMY/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48674303596_0c1fed215a_b.jpg
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-03-2019
Replies: 1,014
Views: 368,151
Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica MP, Summilux 50mm f/1.4 v1 black,...

Leica MP, Summilux 50mm f/1.4 v1 black, 400-2TMY/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48675933336_35c45959cc_b.jpg
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 09-03-2019
Replies: 1,016
Views: 196,825
Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica MP, Summilux 50mm f/1.4 v1 black,...

Leica MP, Summilux 50mm f/1.4 v1 black, 400-2TMY/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48673801278_932ed8cbd7_b.jpg
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-03-2019
Replies: 657
Views: 151,488
Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica MP, Summilux 50mm f/1.4 v1, 400-2TMY/Adox...

Leica MP, Summilux 50mm f/1.4 v1, 400-2TMY/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48673801278_932ed8cbd7_b.jpg
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-03-2019
Replies: 657
Views: 151,488
Posted By Erik van Straten
Sweet! Nicely composed! Erik.

Sweet!

Nicely composed!

Erik.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-03-2019
Replies: 657
Views: 151,488
Posted By Erik van Straten
Thank you, Philippe. Erik.

Thank you, Philippe.


Erik.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-03-2019
Replies: 365
Views: 34,390
Posted By Erik van Straten
Thank you, dourbalistar. I have lots of literal...

Thank you, dourbalistar. I have lots of literal symmetric pictures and my short-term memory is decreasing by the day. I will change this one for another.


Erik.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 09-03-2019
Replies: 106
Views: 3,848
Posted By Erik van Straten
That is very good to hear, Jeff. Wonderful...

That is very good to hear, Jeff.


Wonderful parrot!


All the best,


Erik.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-03-2019
Replies: 657
Views: 151,488
Posted By Erik van Straten
Thank you, Pan! Erik.

Thank you, Pan!


Erik.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-03-2019
Replies: 657
Views: 151,488
Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica M3, Summicron 50mm f/2 v4, 400-2TMY/Adox...

Leica M3, Summicron 50mm f/2 v4, 400-2TMY/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

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Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-02-2019
Replies: 4,611
Views: 1,310,797
Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica M3, Summicron 50mm f/2 v4, 400-2TMY/Adox...

Leica M3, Summicron 50mm f/2 v4, 400-2TMY/Adox MCC 110.


Erik.


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