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Forum: Digital Compacts 08-28-2019
Replies: 1,198
Views: 245,155
Posted By hexiplex
That’s wonderful, taffy! Lovely...

That’s wonderful, taffy! Lovely capture.


https://i.imgur.com/CHcmhIu.jpg


https://i.imgur.com/heSGqsQ.jpg


https://i.imgur.com/d5aazIs.jpg
Forum: Digital Compacts 08-25-2019
Replies: 1,198
Views: 245,155
Posted By hexiplex
https://i.imgur.com/fGpH3k7.jpg https://i.imgur....

https://i.imgur.com/fGpH3k7.jpg


https://i.imgur.com/GszNw4C.jpg


https://i.imgur.com/cjM1yZe.jpg
Forum: Digital Compacts 08-19-2019
Replies: 35
Views: 1,935
Posted By hexiplex
Bunch of old stuff from the GRD III, lovely...

Bunch of old stuff from the GRD III, lovely little camera that's still alive and kicking.

https://live.staticflickr.com/4077/4763637027_3b0b44942e_b.jpg...
Forum: Digital Compacts 08-18-2019
Replies: 1,198
Views: 245,155
Posted By hexiplex
That's a great shot, silent1! I like it very...

That's a great shot, silent1! I like it very much.


Here's a little snippet from a night in the last throes of summer in...
Forum: Digital Compacts 06-27-2019
Replies: 292
Views: 21,221
Posted By hexiplex
Thanks for the tip! I winged it and slipped two...

Thanks for the tip! I winged it and slipped two slender strips of film into the little metal clip at the bottom of the ring. That seems to have made it less prone to wriggle about.
Forum: Digital Compacts 06-26-2019
Replies: 292
Views: 21,221
Posted By hexiplex
Super pleased with the GRIII, nitpicks (having to...

Super pleased with the GRIII, nitpicks (having to carry two spare batteries) and compromises (dubious low light AF performance) aside. My only real concern at the moment is how to get the lens ring...
Forum: Digital Compacts 06-24-2019
Replies: 1,198
Views: 245,155
Posted By hexiplex
Stood up by a tinder date. Killed time with the...

Stood up by a tinder date. Killed time with the GRIII instead.

https://i.imgur.com/zuHRwvn.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/rPxNlpF.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/KFXXYdQ.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/j61Cl9M.jpg
Forum: Digital Compacts 06-22-2019
Replies: 1,198
Views: 245,155
Posted By hexiplex
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48108617846_c9...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48108617846_c91174d1ae_b.jpg


https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48108661648_ab9c816621_b.jpg


https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48108728227_c4324eca06_b.jpg

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Forum: Digital Compacts 06-17-2019
Replies: 1,198
Views: 245,155
Posted By hexiplex
Welp. Didn’t think of that. Just blasting out...

Welp. Didn’t think of that. Just blasting out stuff straight out of camera. I’ll do better!
Forum: Digital Compacts 06-17-2019
Replies: 1,198
Views: 245,155
Posted By hexiplex
[RIDCULOUSLY SIZED VACATION PHOTOS] I'm...

[RIDCULOUSLY SIZED VACATION PHOTOS]





I'm turning into this thread's equivalent of the uncle with the slideshow, and I'm loving it.
Forum: Digital Compacts 06-15-2019
Replies: 1,198
Views: 245,155
Posted By hexiplex
https://i.imgur.com/VOf7Td5.jpg https://i.imgur....

https://i.imgur.com/VOf7Td5.jpg


https://i.imgur.com/sc1nvcW.jpg


https://i.imgur.com/MU5vSa7.jpg


https://i.imgur.com/VbPgtIE.jpg
Forum: Digital Compacts 06-06-2019
Replies: 292
Views: 21,221
Posted By hexiplex
Snatched up a GRIII to see if I should have it...

Snatched up a GRIII to see if I should have it replace the X100F, which I sadly don't pull out of its bag often enough. I wish I had the money to keep both. An upcoming trip will be the test of me...
Forum: Digital Compacts 06-06-2019
Replies: 1,198
Views: 245,155
Posted By hexiplex
Evening...

Evening walk

https://i.imgur.com/voZFBBT.jpg


https://i.imgur.com/qkktDyB.jpg
(1/2 - the sensor obviously keeping steadier than my hand)
Forum: Digital Compacts 06-05-2019
Replies: 1,198
Views: 245,155
Posted By hexiplex
Hospital administration...

Hospital administration blues

https://i.imgur.com/CcHka6e.jpg



https://i.imgur.com/yttRrap.jpg
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 08-11-2018
Replies: 22
Views: 1,968
Posted By hexiplex
Oh, I sold the M4-P and the Summcrion a good few...

Oh, I sold the M4-P and the Summcrion a good few years ago.
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 08-11-2018
Replies: 22
Views: 1,968
Posted By hexiplex
Having fun with the camera so far! Still haven't...

Having fun with the camera so far! Still haven't used it as much as I'd like, the heat that's been ruling has limited most of my activities, but at least the camera's there with me every day.

The...
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 08-08-2018
Replies: 134
Views: 65,708
Posted By hexiplex
https://farm1.staticflickr.com/850/30037184488_251...

https://farm1.staticflickr.com/850/30037184488_2511f90227_b.jpg
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 08-03-2018
Replies: 2,545
Views: 632,780
Posted By hexiplex
Yeah. Wow. Thought the streak of light hitting...

Yeah. Wow. Thought the streak of light hitting the street in the foreground was a reflection too. Such a finely understated and strangely calm, almost eerie, photograph.

Coming up on a week with...
Forum: RFF News 08-03-2018
Replies: 47
Views: 3,633
Posted By hexiplex
If they bring back Neopan 400 or more...

If they bring back Neopan 400 or more spectacularly, 1600, I'm going to have to buy into film again. My body is ready.
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-03-2018
Replies: 157
Views: 4,510
Posted By hexiplex
I've a project ahead of me that involves going...

I've a project ahead of me that involves going through several boxes worth of family photographs. In a house my parents bought a few years ago a third of the refrigerator door compartment was filled...
Forum: Fuji X Series 07-26-2018
Replies: 724
Views: 203,707
Posted By hexiplex
Wow! Thanks a lot! For the one of the Edsel in...

Wow! Thanks a lot! For the one of the Edsel in the driveway I had the 35/1.4 mounted. The black & white shot out the window of the same car was with the 18/2....
Forum: Fuji X Series 07-23-2018
Replies: 724
Views: 203,707
Posted By hexiplex
https://farm1.staticflickr.com/853/41788104010_2b3...

https://farm1.staticflickr.com/853/41788104010_2b3290d4c1_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/26EEXrU)


https://farm1.staticflickr.com/942/41788094390_0b397412d9_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/26EEUA3)
Forum: Fuji X Series 07-20-2018
Replies: 724
Views: 203,707
Posted By hexiplex
https://farm1.staticflickr.com/838/43529933191_3d2...

https://farm1.staticflickr.com/838/43529933191_3d2f110485_b.jpg


https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1806/29658269188_d2e00a6f84_b.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-15-2018
Replies: 1,559
Views: 199,123
Posted By hexiplex
https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1764/42715864594_f5...

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1764/42715864594_f5897591ab_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/285DYm3)
Max (https://flic.kr/p/285DYm3)
Forum: Fuji X Series 07-15-2018
Replies: 724
Views: 203,707
Posted By hexiplex
https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1783/43431885591_9a...

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1783/43431885591_9afd54fcbf_k.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/29aVLrD)
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 07-07-2018
Replies: 22
Views: 1,968
Posted By hexiplex
Seems to me I like the idea of doing pretty much...

Seems to me I like the idea of doing pretty much everything more than than the act itself - until I expend time and effort into that act. That, I used to be, invested. Purely by virtue of repetition,...
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 07-06-2018
Replies: 22
Views: 1,968
Posted By hexiplex
KISS the GAS away

Hello RFF, it's been a while!

A good few years ago I picked up a package deal of an X-pro 1 with a 35/1.4 and a 18/2. I've used the camera fairly extensively since, admittedly not as much as I've...
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 08-27-2016
Replies: 54
Views: 7,061
Posted By hexiplex
The price is a bit steep, but I am sorely...

The price is a bit steep, but I am sorely tempted. Maybe I'll end up with a used X100 of some description instead, though?
Forum: Fuji X Series 10-19-2015
Replies: 724
Views: 203,707
Posted By hexiplex
http://i.imgur.com/AypB4SR.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/AypB4SR.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-14-2015
Replies: 1,559
Views: 199,123
Posted By hexiplex
https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5613/15430646958_1e...

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5613/15430646958_1ed6ff30a8_c.jpg
Pepita

http://i.imgur.com/XAmuSp8.jpg
Max
Forum: Fuji X Series 07-27-2015
Replies: 387
Views: 81,823
Posted By hexiplex
Some snaps from my summer...

Some snaps from my summer vacation:

https://farm1.staticflickr.com/524/18981484234_95aaf5a61a_b.jpg


https://farm1.staticflickr.com/293/18980788014_e7bb4369d8_b.jpg


http://i.imgur.com/wW0E0V0.jpg
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 07-27-2015
Replies: 11
Views: 1,841
Posted By hexiplex
Colour fastness of waxed cotton canvas

A few months ago my Domke J803 in ballistic nylon gave up on me, the metal clasp for the strap failed after eight years of use as well as abuse. A fantastic bag that's served my photo gear and...
Forum: Photo Software 02-22-2015
Replies: 27
Views: 3,025
Posted By hexiplex
No compatibility for the X-Pro 1 from launch,...

No compatibility for the X-Pro 1 from launch, sad... Guess it will give me time to wrap my head around Silkypix.
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 02-22-2015
Replies: 183
Views: 22,933
Posted By hexiplex
Wow, that one is tops shiro_kuro! A lot of good...

Wow, that one is tops shiro_kuro! A lot of good and very inspirational stuff in this thread. In that light, posting my own stuff is a bit daunting. Quantity over quality in my...
Forum: Nikon Historical Society 02-20-2015
Replies: 157
Views: 8,670
Posted By hexiplex
Hardly anything extraordinary from my end, but...

Hardly anything extraordinary from my end, but here are some photos I remember I was chuffed with when I took them:

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4108/5002025570_8d051f3863_b.jpg...
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 02-17-2015
Replies: 187
Views: 20,486
Posted By hexiplex
https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3871/15073782758_90...

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3871/15073782758_90cd85545c_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/oY25sb)
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 02-17-2015
Replies: 63
Views: 4,113
Posted By hexiplex
For me (street) photography is in large parts...

For me (street) photography is in large parts about intimacy. Seeing other peoples lives as if they were my own, as part of my own life. Being allowed into the reality of another person for however...
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 02-17-2015
Replies: 105
Views: 14,038
Posted By hexiplex
https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5598/14982003033_8d...

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5598/14982003033_8db5c4d2d4_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/oPUFx8)


https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3933/15531535886_c92a06176c_c.jpg...
Forum: Fuji X Series 02-16-2015
Replies: 724
Views: 203,707
Posted By hexiplex
Trying colour on for size;...

Trying colour on for size;

http://i.imgur.com/utlZeJ4.jpg


http://i.imgur.com/WFY9zco.jpg


http://i.imgur.com/TgrshZY.jpg
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 02-10-2015
Replies: 52
Views: 7,492
Posted By hexiplex
Please Fuji, make me a more compact 23mm lens, it...

Please Fuji, make me a more compact 23mm lens, it doesn't need to be super fast - a modest f/2,8 will do me fine!
Forum: Fuji X Series 01-22-2015
Replies: 724
Views: 203,707
Posted By hexiplex
Wow Andy, nice stuff! Getting me hyped to put my...

Wow Andy, nice stuff! Getting me hyped to put my Summitar on the X-Pro!

Recently found the photos from a trip to Berlin last november.... Not many keepers in the folders sadly, was busy having a...
Forum: Fuji X Series 12-03-2014
Replies: 387
Views: 81,823
Posted By hexiplex
https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5609/15822689071_c9...

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5609/15822689071_c9e9d8ec4b_b.jpg


https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3941/15745332615_e9d6f8abd6_b.jpg


https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3940/15721668426_f57220c5ee_b.jpg

...
Forum: Travel 11-24-2014
Replies: 6
Views: 1,329
Posted By hexiplex
Thank you for this tip, I had a wonderful...

Thank you for this tip, I had a wonderful experience there. I've had tastier tempura, but the meal and the restaurant as a whole gets very high marks from me - fried tofu stuffed with rice and ginger...
Forum: Travel 11-15-2014
Replies: 6
Views: 1,329
Posted By hexiplex
Berlin inquiries

So, I'm heading to Berlin next week. I'm pretty excited since it's a city with a lot of history, good beer and cheap falafel. I need some pointers though, on where to buy / peruse various...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 11-09-2014
Replies: 211
Views: 59,004
Posted By hexiplex
D-76 - because it smells nice.

D-76 - because it smells nice.
Forum: Fuji X Series 11-06-2014
Replies: 387
Views: 81,823
Posted By hexiplex
Mine too, got a bit carried away with the...

Mine too, got a bit carried away with the contrast there... First time in a long while I've edited a straight up portrait. Post above has been amended, hopefully I didn't miss the mark again. And...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-06-2014
Replies: 3,071
Views: 485,606
Posted By hexiplex
Recent street shots from...

Recent street shots from Stockholm:

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5598/15099296744_fc25776511_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/p1gQSu)Untitled (https://flic.kr/p/p1gQSu) by kaffemagiker...
Forum: Fuji X Series 11-06-2014
Replies: 387
Views: 81,823
Posted By hexiplex
https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3946/15533143468_41...

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3946/15533143468_4150996c93_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/pEBqoq)Untitled (https://flic.kr/p/pEBqoq) by kaffemagiker (https://www.flickr.com/people/[email protected]/), on...
Forum: Fuji X Series 10-28-2014
Replies: 387
Views: 81,823
Posted By hexiplex
ACR and then on to SEP in Photoshop after...

ACR and then on to SEP in Photoshop after conversion from RAF. I think ACR is pretty crap at noise reduction on high ISO files though. I just find the catalogue system in LR difficult and cumbersome...
Forum: Fuji X Series 10-22-2014
Replies: 387
Views: 81,823
Posted By hexiplex
https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5598/14982003033_40...

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5598/14982003033_4039fbab58_h.jpg


https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5615/15416424390_6bdbba2b62_h.jpg


https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3936/15415911928_5680b3558f_h.jpg

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Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 10-14-2014
Replies: 156
Views: 52,611
Posted By hexiplex
That last one is great, jazzwave! Shot some...

That last one is great, jazzwave!

Shot some street yesterday with the 18, only got into the funk of getting close as I was heading home. I've gotten used to the 35's 52mm equivalent surprisingly...
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 10-11-2014
Replies: 255
Views: 83,890
Posted By hexiplex
Went out to shoot some street yesterday. Stayed...

Went out to shoot some street yesterday. Stayed out for a bit longer than expected, but when you live in a city that's on the 59'th north parallel you gotta enjoy the light while there still is any:...
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 10-05-2014
Replies: 255
Views: 83,890
Posted By hexiplex
http://i.imgur.com/pjK5Ikb.jpg Met a random cat...

http://i.imgur.com/pjK5Ikb.jpg

Met a random cat on my little walk around the neighborhood today, came back in and realized how phenomenal this lens is. Sharp as a tack, but definitely not lacking in...
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 10-03-2014
Replies: 60
Views: 5,495
Posted By hexiplex
joe aka back alley sparrow alias Stewart...

joe aka back alley
sparrow alias Stewart McBride
Godfrey aka Godfrey
Mike aka mfunnell
FrankS aka FrankS
Michael aka michaelwj
Lynn aka lynnb
Dick Thornton aka Bike Tourist
Villanova
Jerome aka...
Forum: Fuji X Series 10-03-2014
Replies: 132
Views: 26,237
Posted By hexiplex
A similar deal was offered here in Sweden where...

A similar deal was offered here in Sweden where basically all Fuji retailers sold the X-Pro + 18 + 35 for about $500 less than the body alone. Curious little deal, but it proved too tempting to not...
Forum: Travel 09-30-2014
Replies: 10
Views: 1,258
Posted By hexiplex
I think you succeeded rather excellently in...

I think you succeeded rather excellently in capturing the essence and feelings that are traditionally associated with Swedish summer. Image number three is my personal favorite, but the series as a...
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 09-30-2014
Replies: 46
Views: 4,482
Posted By hexiplex
http://i.imgur.com/MFwA8Vw.jpg No more coffee...

http://i.imgur.com/MFwA8Vw.jpg

No more coffee...
Forum: Fuji X Series 09-29-2014
Replies: 724
Views: 203,707
Posted By hexiplex
My pleasure, sharing is why I photograph, and...

My pleasure, sharing is why I photograph, and it's also why I love street photography! There's something special about it that makes sharing space with a bunch of strangers a whole lot more enjoyable...
Forum: Fuji X Series 09-29-2014
Replies: 724
Views: 203,707
Posted By hexiplex
Went out for beer this weekend and brought the...

Went out for beer this weekend and brought the camera to terrorize randoms with (as per...
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 09-10-2014
Replies: 255
Views: 83,890
Posted By hexiplex
It's a strange thing, in many ways people seem...

It's a strange thing, in many ways people seem more open during the summer but the warmth runs a bit deeper during the (now rare) cold of the winter months. It's just a bit harder to reach. No jazz...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-06-2014
Replies: 3,071
Views: 485,606
Posted By hexiplex
Damn, kuuan - great shot! Two random portraits...

Damn, kuuan - great shot! Two random portraits with the XF18mm...
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 09-06-2014
Replies: 156
Views: 52,611
Posted By hexiplex
https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3922/15155548895_9b...

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3922/15155548895_9b2fdda752_b.jpg


https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3847/14968877900_aed55b4f01_b.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-04-2014
Replies: 3,071
Views: 485,606
Posted By hexiplex
https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3895/14945400288_3b...

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3895/14945400288_3b87ba25da_b.jpg
Dinner time.
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 09-03-2014
Replies: 156
Views: 52,611
Posted By hexiplex
Took the 18mm for it's first solo outing... I...

Took the 18mm for it's first solo outing... I thought I preferred the 35 but maybe I don't? All I do know is I had an inordinate amount of fun shooting the XPro-1 together with this gem of a lens...
Forum: Fuji X Series 09-02-2014
Replies: 316
Views: 103,235
Posted By hexiplex
Some very nice shots here! Would anyone perchance...

Some very nice shots here! Would anyone perchance have access to a Summitar they could mount on their X-series camera and snap a few photos with? It's the only LT/M lens I haven't hawked off (no one...
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 09-02-2014
Replies: 11
Views: 1,576
Posted By hexiplex
I'd love for Fuji to release a simple program...

I'd love for Fuji to release a simple program that allowed me to use the limited (but in my opinion adequate) paramaters offered in-camera on my computer instead. I find the simplicity makes it more...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-01-2014
Replies: 3,071
Views: 485,606
Posted By hexiplex
http://i.imgur.com/f8KsMgS.jpg Skeptic. Xpro1...

http://i.imgur.com/f8KsMgS.jpg
Skeptic. Xpro1 35mm 1.4 @ f/8.
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-01-2014
Replies: 17
Views: 2,875
Posted By hexiplex
Go Italy! Revitalizing both film and their local...

Go Italy! Revitalizing both film and their local economy.
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 09-01-2014
Replies: 255
Views: 83,890
Posted By hexiplex
Thank you, Peter! I hope I'm not bombing this...

Thank you, Peter! I hope I'm not bombing this thread too hard with pictures, but here's two ways I found people spending their lunch break in Stockholm today.

http://i.imgur.com/f1yw809.jpg
Nap in...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-31-2014
Replies: 3,071
Views: 485,606
Posted By hexiplex
https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3890/15071235046_2f...

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3890/15071235046_2fd79a6b83_o.jpg
On the sidelines of anti-fascist demonstration.

Gretat stuff in this thread, just look at this last page! The above is a crosspost...
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 08-31-2014
Replies: 255
Views: 83,890
Posted By hexiplex
http://i.imgur.com/bxyU8vy.jpg Obligatory new...

http://i.imgur.com/bxyU8vy.jpg
Obligatory new camera pet shot. Lens @ f/1.4, mounted on Fuji X Pro 1.
Forum: Fuji X Series 08-31-2014
Replies: 724
Views: 203,707
Posted By hexiplex
Anti-fascist demonstration in Stockholm...

Anti-fascist demonstration in Stockholm yesterday. Went to participate and brought along my new X-Pro together with 35 and 18mm lenses - my first outing with the...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 11-14-2012
Replies: 620
Views: 143,786
Posted By hexiplex
http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8481/8185266968_9f92...

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8481/8185266968_9f92ab7ac2_c.jpg

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8337/8185177201_c17588bfb3_c.jpg

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8200/8185177963_1da3c5ec16_c.jpg

Summitar...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 11-14-2012
Replies: 164
Views: 40,601
Posted By hexiplex
Absolutely adore this little camera:...

Absolutely adore this little camera:

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8199/8185251041_15a80104df_c.jpg
The Charlston I

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8065/8185801040_776a083d6a_c.jpg
The Charlston...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 10-15-2012
Replies: 164
Views: 40,601
Posted By hexiplex
Wonderful photographs, one and all. I'm falling...

Wonderful photographs, one and all. I'm falling back in love with this camera again, and it does take a beating quite decently. It took another drop this weekend, from a friends desk, no issues at...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 09-26-2012
Replies: 164
Views: 40,601
Posted By hexiplex
Some mixed shots with the Klasse W, most on...

Some mixed shots with the Klasse W, most on Neopan 400 pushed one stop, bottom two on Neopan 1600 (just 15 rolls...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 09-10-2012
Replies: 147
Views: 52,754
Posted By hexiplex
I love my Summitar, I lost a bid on an Elmar the...

I love my Summitar, I lost a bid on an Elmar the day before I purchased it, but yeah, I think if I won that auction and got an Elmar instead, I'd be equally thrilled with that. The most glaring con...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 03-02-2012
Replies: 620
Views: 143,786
Posted By hexiplex
Absolutely brilliant!

Absolutely brilliant!
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-16-2012
Replies: 62
Views: 4,932
Posted By hexiplex
M4-P - Mostly 35 'cron, but occassionaly a VC 21...

M4-P - Mostly 35 'cron, but occassionaly a VC 21 or a Minolta 28.

IIIf - Summitar, the perfect pair... But after trying the Summitar on my M4-P I am loosely thinking about an M2/M3 for a better...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 01-14-2012
Replies: 620
Views: 143,786
Posted By hexiplex
Finally got myself a Summitar, it's so nice to be...

Finally got myself a Summitar, it's so nice to be using a lens that feels and acts very solidly, the J-8 I had was so flimsy to use and didn't feel right, also had a tendency to freeze up in even...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 01-11-2012
Replies: 3
Views: 1,804
Posted By hexiplex
Figured as much, the lens is otherwise really...

Figured as much, the lens is otherwise really clean bar some very faint internal dust, so I think I'll keep it, the price was pretty decent ebay wise, 380 bucks with a UV-filter. Will send the seller...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 01-11-2012
Replies: 15
Views: 2,637
Posted By hexiplex
Seems to be very comfortable! My IIIf has feels a...

Seems to be very comfortable! My IIIf has feels a bit front heavy with the Summitar mounted, with the CV21 or the J-8, that was never a problem, but now I feel that some more stability wouldn't go...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 01-11-2012
Replies: 3
Views: 1,804
Posted By hexiplex
Identifying lens separation?

Hey guys,

The Summitar I ordered for myself as a christmas present just arrived on monday, I have been having lots of fun with it, though as I lack monetary means at the moment, I havent been able...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-08-2011
Replies: 41
Views: 4,740
Posted By hexiplex
Another student with a Leica here, two really,...

Another student with a Leica here, two really, and two Rolleiflexes... And too many other cameras. Affording the stuff you want is never really an issue, saving money on bar runs by laying proper...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 07-31-2011
Replies: 40
Views: 6,511
Posted By hexiplex
If anything is it not a sound idea to have two...

If anything is it not a sound idea to have two systems independent of one another on a shoot? Imagine, the perhaps unlikely scenario of lightning striking twice? You're left stood there with two 5D's...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 07-27-2011
Replies: 17
Views: 4,738
Posted By hexiplex
And me! Looking to get my Rollei 3.5f up to...

And me! Looking to get my Rollei 3.5f up to scratch, even though it functions nicely, I want a CLA for my new baby, and I just don't trust the dealers repairman to do that.
Forum: Off Topic 07-26-2011
Replies: 21
Views: 2,660
Posted By hexiplex
My deepest, and most sincere sympathies, Olsen, I...

My deepest, and most sincere sympathies, Olsen, I cannot imagine how it feels to have friends and family affected by this tragedy when being six hours away from it and only knowing someone who knew...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-26-2011
Replies: 6
Views: 1,190
Posted By hexiplex
Well, today I managed to get a key in there, so I...

Well, today I managed to get a key in there, so I was forced to open the bag anyway.... The partially opened wrapper of the unexposed film was all dusty, but it doesn't look like anything has...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-23-2011
Replies: 6
Views: 1,190
Posted By hexiplex
Vacuumed up a roll of 120-film

Hello fellow cleanly RFF:ers!

After a week of letting my apartment turn into what might best be described as a pigsty with temporary sleeping and eating arrangements I finally decided to clean it...
Forum: Off Topic 07-23-2011
Replies: 21
Views: 2,660
Posted By hexiplex
This is indeed shocking, if one has any insight...

This is indeed shocking, if one has any insight in Norwegian and Scandinavian society at large. I agree with you that we cannot get complacent, and it appears that we have become just that. And I...
Forum: Off Topic 07-23-2011
Replies: 21
Views: 2,660
Posted By hexiplex
You asked the question wether I thought it better...

You asked the question wether I thought it better had a Norwegian man killed a hundred people belonging to another nationality, my original post alluded to no such thing. Just that it is a horrible,...
Forum: Off Topic 07-23-2011
Replies: 21
Views: 2,660
Posted By hexiplex
Of course it is, but this, this is something of a...

Of course it is, but this, this is something of a shock for me, and I believe for many people in the Scandinavian countries. Internal terrorism is old news in America, Spain, Ireland, The UK and in...
Forum: Off Topic 07-23-2011
Replies: 21
Views: 2,660
Posted By hexiplex
Utøya shooting and Oslo bombings.

I didn't see a thread about this on here, but I thought I might start one, partly to go through this in my head one more time, it really is a lot to handle, even from the neighbouring country of...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-20-2011
Replies: 47
Views: 6,064
Posted By hexiplex
Was just thinking about this, will hopefully be...

Was just thinking about this, will hopefully be doing some nature shots in the archipelago towards the end of summer and the only flaw in my plan to develop film whilst actually away from all...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 07-20-2011
Replies: 16
Views: 3,935
Posted By hexiplex
Wow, I want one of those! Too bad about the price...

Wow, I want one of those! Too bad about the price tag on them, though. 99$ is a bit too rich for me. But I just can't get over how cool that would be to have, will experiment with some steel wire and...
Forum: RFF Polls 07-19-2011
Replies: 166
Views: 27,172
Posted By hexiplex
Leica M4-P Leica IIIf Rolleiflex 3.5F Ricoh GRD...

Leica M4-P
Leica IIIf
Rolleiflex 3.5F
Ricoh GRD III
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-11-2011
Replies: 52
Views: 5,945
Posted By hexiplex
No issues with 1/1000th on my M4-P, I have had...

No issues with 1/1000th on my M4-P, I have had issues with very faint underexposure on the sides of my negatives, but that's not manifesting itself anymore, strangely enough,
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 07-11-2011
Replies: 17
Views: 1,659
Posted By hexiplex
Absurd indeed, but why not? I could see myself...

Absurd indeed, but why not? I could see myself shooting with the iPhone and my CV21 if there was an appropriate adapter and if I got the accessory for the iPhone cheaply.
Forum: RFF Polls 07-11-2011
Replies: 610
Views: 111,924
Posted By hexiplex
The Konica-Minolta Dimage Z3 was the first camera...

The Konica-Minolta Dimage Z3 was the first camera I ever owned, started out with a cellphone camera when they were first released, but quickly grew out of the low resolution... I remember the...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-10-2011
Replies: 154
Views: 14,691
Posted By hexiplex
I think HCB faced the same issues in the 30's,...

I think HCB faced the same issues in the 30's, not that everyone was carrying a camera around, but a camera, even one as small and unobtrusive (by the standard of the day) was sure to be an...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 07-05-2011
Replies: 5
Views: 1,108
Posted By hexiplex
I managed to get some to off with the aid of a...

I managed to get some to off with the aid of a "pointy", tightly spun q-tip used for electronics, the gunk feels dry. Also found some similar stuff hanging out on the insides of the bayonet mount,...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 07-05-2011
Replies: 50
Views: 8,073
Posted By hexiplex
I suppose you or your friends never worked the...

I suppose you or your friends never worked the production line at a Foxconn factory.


To stay on topic, my favourite "vintage look bag" is still the Hadley Pro, or the M-classics bag. I like some of...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 07-04-2011
Replies: 105
Views: 9,130
Posted By hexiplex
I can attest to the Redbacks being sweet, durable...

I can attest to the Redbacks being sweet, durable shoes! I haven't worn them personally, but whilst travelling in Australia I stayed in a hostel where I befriended a fellow working as a bricklayer,...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 07-04-2011
Replies: 105
Views: 9,130
Posted By hexiplex
In the summer months here in Sweden I usually...

In the summer months here in Sweden I usually wear canvas shoes like Van's, but this season I've taken exception to that type of rather uncomfortable and not very durable shoes... I've left my canvas...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 07-04-2011
Replies: 5
Views: 1,108
Posted By hexiplex
It doesn't look like lens separation at all, at...

It doesn't look like lens separation at all, at least not compared to the pictures I've seen of that phenomena, there is no stain "in" the glass, only smudges of gunk on the outside (mostly dealt...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 07-04-2011
Replies: 5
Views: 1,108
Posted By hexiplex
Brown "gunk" on side of taking lens.

Hello TLR owners,

I just recently purchased a Rolleiflex 3.5F and I have been having great amounts of fun with it. After receiving it I gave it as through an inspection as I ever could, looking at...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-29-2011
Replies: 3,801
Views: 317,964
Posted By hexiplex
Just like yesterday I am leaving the house with...

Just like yesterday I am leaving the house with my Rolleiflex 3.5 around my neck, and I am loving every second of using it. Currently loaded with Ilford Pan-F plus for that wide open goodness.
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 06-26-2011
Replies: 33
Views: 6,095
Posted By hexiplex
No hipster would admit to looking for a hipster...

No hipster would admit to looking for a hipster camera strap - try again.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-26-2011
Replies: 19
Views: 1,422
Posted By hexiplex
Any mechanical M - I have never, ever had a...

Any mechanical M - I have never, ever had a problem with my M4-P in the rain or snow. Come to think of it, even my Klasse W was happy and dandy with shooting in a snowstorm in Denmark last winter,...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 06-26-2011
Replies: 1,551
Views: 240,643
Posted By hexiplex
As always there's great photos to be seen in this...

As always there's great photos to be seen in this thread! Really liklng your stuff, wojtek. Here is my first contribution in a while, some photographs from my midsummers eve:...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 06-23-2011
Replies: 10
Views: 2,050
Posted By hexiplex
Wouldn't it be such a sweet, sweet luxury to...

Wouldn't it be such a sweet, sweet luxury to actually have a Planar taking lens AND Planar viewing lens?
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 06-23-2011
Replies: 63
Views: 8,121
Posted By hexiplex
Already decided on the 3.5F (evidence above) and...

Already decided on the 3.5F (evidence above) and I am really digging it. The mirror was also slightly dirty and dusty, but I cleaned that along with the matte screen and things are looking sweet in...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 06-23-2011
Replies: 63
Views: 8,121
Posted By hexiplex
http://www.morganmalaska.se/rollei/rollei.jpg Jus...

http://www.morganmalaska.se/rollei/rollei.jpg

Just got it in the mail today - very nice condition in my opinion, self timer doesn't seem to work, though, neither does the DOF-scale. Still very happy...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-22-2011
Replies: 205
Views: 132,567
Posted By hexiplex
I shoot colour so rarely I never have the need to...

I shoot colour so rarely I never have the need to dip into the cheapies, but I do really like Superia 400. I remember it being a treat on my Mamiya in medium format especially.
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 06-22-2011
Replies: 63
Views: 8,121
Posted By hexiplex
Camera ordered and on it's way - getting a hood...

Camera ordered and on it's way - getting a hood and a light yellow filter without cost, the seller also informed me (and e-mailed a receipt of) that the camera had a CLA just a year and a half ago....
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 06-21-2011
Replies: 2,013
Views: 610,452
Posted By hexiplex
Waaah, that is jawdropping!

Waaah, that is jawdropping!
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 06-21-2011
Replies: 15
Views: 6,083
Posted By hexiplex
Cool! Give us PDF patterns to make our own!

Cool! Give us PDF patterns to make our own!
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 06-21-2011
Replies: 63
Views: 8,121
Posted By hexiplex
Firmly decided on the 3.5F now, things change...

Firmly decided on the 3.5F now, things change quickly for me. Flickr just has too many nice examples of the Planars' delicious corners. Happy birthday, I guess!
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 06-21-2011
Replies: 63
Views: 8,121
Posted By hexiplex
Well, after taking a second look at the pictures...

Well, after taking a second look at the pictures I have of the cameras, I've decided to go with the MX-EVS after all. It is in significantly better condition than the 3.5F and the seller has agreed...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 06-16-2011
Replies: 63
Views: 8,121
Posted By hexiplex
I've no idea of it's qualities, I am leaning...

I've no idea of it's qualities, I am leaning (thats an understatement) towards Rolleiflex heavily mainly because of my experiences with the SL66 and the 80mm Planar. But please, do tell me about the...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 06-16-2011
Replies: 63
Views: 8,121
Posted By hexiplex
Rolleiflex indecision...

So, the time has come to find myself a birthday present, and really, I've already found three of them, but unfortunately, I'll only be able to afford one.


Rolleiflex 2.8 C Xenotar 80/2.8 great...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 06-01-2011
Replies: 7
Views: 767
Posted By hexiplex
Well, couldn't find any rings or partitions with...

Well, couldn't find any rings or partitions with cut-outs on them unfortunately. Too late to use the lens on my roadtrip anyway as it's already begun, any further tips are welcome though, anything to...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 05-31-2011
Replies: 7
Views: 767
Posted By hexiplex
Any pictures to help me along the way? And what...

Any pictures to help me along the way? And what improvised tools did you make use of? I really want to take this lens with me on my short european roadtrip that I start in a few days.
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 05-31-2011
Replies: 7
Views: 767
Posted By hexiplex
Uuh, sounds expensive! Probably the sanest course...

Uuh, sounds expensive! Probably the sanest course of action though.
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 05-31-2011
Replies: 7
Views: 767
Posted By hexiplex
CV 21/4 loose lens barrel

So, last night when I mounted my CV-21 (the "long" version with the barnack-style focusing tab) I noticed after a few frames that the lens barrel had become loose somehow, or rather, the focusing...
Forum: Travel 05-22-2011
Replies: 5
Views: 1,190
Posted By hexiplex
Amsterdam, tips and shopping.

Hello RFFers,

After finishing the opposition on my essay next tuesday I will be leaving to Amsterdam to let off some steam that has been slowly building up during the term. Besides doing what all...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-10-2011
Replies: 74
Views: 5,354
Posted By hexiplex
I haven't read Sontag's On photography, but I did...

I haven't read Sontag's On photography, but I did read her book Regarding the pain of others and found it to be very rewarding. There is perhaps a lot of words that needn't, or shouldn't be there,...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-09-2011
Replies: 4,612
Views: 1,312,554
Posted By hexiplex
Very nice shot, Dave! Great expression! Here's...

Very nice shot, Dave! Great expression! Here's some memories from this weekend, a weekend I might not have remembered too much from were it not for what the camera caught....
Forum: Tom Abrahamsson of RapidWinder.com 05-08-2011
Replies: 7
Views: 4,082
Posted By hexiplex
Wow, this lens looks no bigger than my Summicron...

Wow, this lens looks no bigger than my Summicron 35 v.2.... And after seeing it's optical qualities, I might well sell it to finance this baby.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 05-03-2011
Replies: 33
Views: 8,040
Posted By hexiplex
Wow, I wonder how much this would cost to have...

Wow, I wonder how much this would cost to have done by a serviceperson? Would you say that changing to a titanium shutter is any different from changing a regular shutter curtain? I'd really love a...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 05-01-2011
Replies: 106
Views: 18,024
Posted By hexiplex
Still hoping I might be able to buy a Rolleiflex...

Still hoping I might be able to buy a Rolleiflex 2.8 or 3.5 sometime this summer... I just hope that the prices of the Rollei SL66 is also on the rise ;)
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 04-28-2011
Replies: 19
Views: 4,528
Posted By hexiplex
I carried my GRD III around in a thin sports coat...

I carried my GRD III around in a thin sports coat every day for about a year and a half. I also used it as more or less the only camera during a few months travel to China and Australia. The camera...
Forum: RFF Polls 04-28-2011
Replies: 78
Views: 8,705
Posted By hexiplex
The strangest thing I've had happen to me whilst...

The strangest thing I've had happen to me whilst out and about with a camera was an older gentleman, way past 70 who was angry I had taken a picture of him and asked me to delete the photograph... I...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-27-2011
Replies: 316
Views: 72,181
Posted By hexiplex
Wow, Helen! Great shots! I love the one on the...

Wow, Helen! Great shots! I love the one on the bus!

This is Dr. Mandler's Summicron 35 v.2 in action on some TRI-X pushed to 1600;...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 04-27-2011
Replies: 39
Views: 3,446
Posted By hexiplex
Never had strap lugs tear holes in my jacket, how...

Never had strap lugs tear holes in my jacket, how could they snag onto anything? They're so dull!
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-27-2011
Replies: 3
Views: 784
Posted By hexiplex
How many ounces of silver goes into manufacturing...

How many ounces of silver goes into manufacturing a 30 meter (98 ft.) roll of bulk film do you guys think? How much goes into a single roll of film? Anyone have any ideas?

I know in my old school...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-26-2011
Replies: 31
Views: 5,501
Posted By hexiplex
This is so true, my second version Summicron has...

This is so true, my second version Summicron has an aperture tab as well as a focusing tab and both of them really help me with focusing and changing aperture. By feeling where the tab is I can...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-26-2011
Replies: 68
Views: 6,644
Posted By hexiplex
Shouldn't have accepted the camera back after...

Shouldn't have accepted the camera back after such a long delay from the buyer, in my opinion. As a buyer, you need to be quick on your feet if you want to return something that is not to your...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-26-2011
Replies: 10
Views: 1,216
Posted By hexiplex
Surely... Fuji can't stop making Neopan 400? What...

Surely... Fuji can't stop making Neopan 400? What else will be left?

EDIT: Seems like Neopan 400 in 120 format going away is old news. Super sad, how long will it take them to discontinue the 135...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 04-22-2011
Replies: 14
Views: 4,325
Posted By hexiplex
Thank you for the video, Peter! Doesn't look as...

Thank you for the video, Peter! Doesn't look as scary as I thought it would be, might buy the clamps and do some finder cleaning of my own one of these days!
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 04-21-2011
Replies: 14
Views: 4,325
Posted By hexiplex
Alois Kosnar in Stockholm is good, the only thing...

Alois Kosnar in Stockholm is good, the only thing I had him to was re-lube my Summicron. It took about two weeks for him to get the job done. I want to have him do a complete CLA of my M4-P, but it's...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-18-2011
Replies: 59
Views: 3,555
Posted By hexiplex
And I cannot imagine what you think that the...

And I cannot imagine what you think that the information that you cannot imagine what the information of what Leica models RFFers have used means to us. But thank you for sharing none the less, very...
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE - Film 04-17-2011
Replies: 24
Views: 5,304
Posted By hexiplex
I had a CL with a meter re-calibrated for...

I had a CL with a meter re-calibrated for alkaline cells, I think it worked quite well and gave accurate results for print film, don't know about how it handles slide though.
Forum: Tom Abrahamsson of RapidWinder.com 04-15-2011
Replies: 6
Views: 2,329
Posted By hexiplex
Another bump and another interested RFFer.

Another bump and another interested RFFer.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-15-2011
Replies: 22
Views: 2,188
Posted By hexiplex
I am really glad to have seen a fairly extensive...

I am really glad to have seen a fairly extensive exhibition of his works in Stockholm in 2008. I think many, if not most of his work only alludes to being photographs, at least in the way we perceive...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 04-15-2011
Replies: 1
Views: 524
Posted By hexiplex
Battery hog?

I am just wondering about the lifespan of a CR2 battery? I've had the same one in my Klasse W for about 3 months now until it ran out on me today, I've used the camera quite a bit, but I would in no...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 04-15-2011
Replies: 26
Views: 8,126
Posted By hexiplex
Nice to see someone picking up Nikon's slack! Too...

Nice to see someone picking up Nikon's slack! Too bad about the price tag though, if it would have been closer to $1500 I'd be all over it after selling my Coolscan IVED.
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 04-15-2011
Replies: 13
Views: 7,706
Posted By hexiplex
Do yourself a favour and check out the wonderful...

Do yourself a favour and check out the wonderful thread with photos RFFr's have taken with the GRD series of cameras, really some great stuff in there that shows off just what the camera is capable...
Forum: RFF Polls 04-11-2011
Replies: 187
Views: 12,592
Posted By hexiplex
Good beer and Leica gear is my flavour on pay...

Good beer and Leica gear is my flavour on pay day.... It's just a shame that my thirst for both is too great to allow me to sustain a decent standard of living for the rest of the month. So after the...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-11-2011
Replies: 11
Views: 2,310
Posted By hexiplex
zeitguy, the Cosina Voigtländer and Artisan And...

zeitguy, the Cosina Voigtländer and Artisan And Artist cotton straps have leather patches that protect the body from scratches: http://www.artisanandartist.com/straps/index.htm
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE - Film 04-10-2011
Replies: 41
Views: 6,636
Posted By hexiplex
The white spots on my example don't affect the...

The white spots on my example don't affect the image at all, it's even got a ton of light scratch marks and what appears to be some faint haze in the centre. The lens is decidedly low contrast...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-08-2011
Replies: 25
Views: 3,338
Posted By hexiplex
In my, admittedly, somewhat limited experience...

In my, admittedly, somewhat limited experience that is not true. I used to work at a minilab and processed quite a bit of XP2 for both myself and the customers who had primarily bought it from the...
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE - Film 04-03-2011
Replies: 42
Views: 23,624
Posted By hexiplex
That looks great, I haven't seen any ill effects...

That looks great, I haven't seen any ill effects in the rolls I've shot with the lens thus far, except maybe some strange smudgelike flares in the bottom when shooting against the light. And ofcourse...
Forum: RFF Polls 04-03-2011
Replies: 166
Views: 27,172
Posted By hexiplex
Leica M4-P Leica IIIf RD Fuji Klasse W Ricoh GRD...

Leica M4-P
Leica IIIf RD
Fuji Klasse W
Ricoh GRD III
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 03-30-2011
Replies: 164
Views: 40,601
Posted By hexiplex
http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5069/5574162303_a0f...

http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5069/5574162303_a0fc80c9de_z.jpg

Random person in random bar.

http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5221/5575496484_6b97eba7b0_z.jpg

More random people.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 03-28-2011
Replies: 12
Views: 1,526
Posted By hexiplex
Has anyone tried this with more recent Leica's?...

Has anyone tried this with more recent Leica's? I'd like to give it a go with my M4-P whose wite inscriptions are becoming a bit faded and yellowed.
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-28-2011
Replies: 40
Views: 4,759
Posted By hexiplex
I've been debating with myself with what medium...

I've been debating with myself with what medium format camera to replace my SL66 with when I manage to get it sold... My thoughts wander from a Rolleiflex TLR to a Mamiya 6/7. Great picturs though,...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 03-27-2011
Replies: 12
Views: 1,526
Posted By hexiplex
Sweet! So you just rub that stuff on your camera,...

Sweet! So you just rub that stuff on your camera, let it set and rub the unwanted smears off with some solvent later, or?
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 03-18-2011
Replies: 16
Views: 1,890
Posted By hexiplex
The Domke could easily accommodate what you...

The Domke could easily accommodate what you specify, though it might get a wee bit crowded. You'll need to buy two extra inserts however, or perhaps one large insert. The iPad will fit in the...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 03-16-2011
Replies: 18
Views: 2,674
Posted By hexiplex
So strange, my IIIf doesn't have any threads in...

So strange, my IIIf doesn't have any threads in the shutter release collar, which I assume are needed to affix this or any other adapter for a cable release.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 03-15-2011
Replies: 18
Views: 2,674
Posted By hexiplex
... So, how does one go about using a cable...

... So, how does one go about using a cable release with a IIIf? I didn't even know my little beauty had this option.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 03-15-2011
Replies: 84
Views: 5,973
Posted By hexiplex
What about a screwmount Leica? You can get them...

What about a screwmount Leica? You can get them at reasonable prices and the excellent period lenses that go with them like the Summitar, Summar and Elmar are not too expensive either. There is a...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 03-14-2011
Replies: 22
Views: 2,259
Posted By hexiplex
It's a good app, I use it mostly to look at the...

It's a good app, I use it mostly to look at the dev times but I don't find much use for the timer built in to the actual app, I find that timer a bit stressful and use an external one instead. But...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-02-2011
Replies: 112
Views: 18,110
Posted By hexiplex
Been wanting a softrelease for a while, I think I...

Been wanting a softrelease for a while, I think I will go for a mini softie. Also been pondering the merits of grips, may get a second hand Leica grip just to try it out.... But the accessory I pine...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 03-01-2011
Replies: 590
Views: 67,574
Posted By hexiplex
Today I got a Leitz Focomat and a Focotar lens...

Today I got a Leitz Focomat and a Focotar lens for 74 bucks from a guy who works in a thrift shop here in Stockholm. I bought it sight unseen, but hopefully the guy is telling the truth about the...
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE - Film 02-24-2011
Replies: 42
Views: 23,624
Posted By hexiplex
When you get it back, please share the results!

When you get it back, please share the results!
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-24-2011
Replies: 23
Views: 2,384
Posted By hexiplex
Very good point! I've done a fair few interviews...

Very good point! I've done a fair few interviews with corporations and organizations in the course I am taking at university, initiating these interviews and getting the answers you want to get is...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-24-2011
Replies: 98
Views: 18,559
Posted By hexiplex
None of my lenses have any optical afflictions, I...

None of my lenses have any optical afflictions, I think. The exception being the M-Rokkor 28 I bought today that has some very light cleaning marks and some white fungus. But it cost me 175 dollars...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 02-24-2011
Replies: 2
Views: 844
Posted By hexiplex
That is a sweet price on the CLA! I hope the guy...

That is a sweet price on the CLA! I hope the guy turns out to be good, if he is, I am sure he'll turn out to be a viable option to the (reportedly) inconsistent two guys who operate here in...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-24-2011
Replies: 23
Views: 2,384
Posted By hexiplex
Thanks for that link! I've been thinking about...

Thanks for that link! I've been thinking about stories to photograph, or rather ways to accessing peoples stories... It's no small matter to ponder over, and I've been stuck in the rut of thinking...
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE - Film 02-24-2011
Replies: 42
Views: 23,624
Posted By hexiplex
In another thread, there is a link to Will Van...

In another thread, there is a link to Will Van Manen camera service in The Netherlands, it seems he performs cleaning of Schneideritis/Haze for relatively reasonable prices, I am sending the 28...
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE - Film 02-24-2011
Replies: 8
Views: 5,599
Posted By hexiplex
Thanks for that link Geert! I just bought a 28...

Thanks for that link Geert! I just bought a 28 Rokkor for 170 EUR (with caps, hood and original package) where I had expected to pay at least 300 EUR, and the only problem with it is the white spots...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-14-2011
Replies: 33
Views: 3,472
Posted By hexiplex
My first encounter with digital cameras was...

My first encounter with digital cameras was Gameboy camera and the printer that came with it (I think I got it for christmas 1998). I thought it was amazing, I went around with that little orb...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-13-2011
Replies: 30
Views: 4,060
Posted By hexiplex
Are there any DX markings on the canisters? And...

Are there any DX markings on the canisters? And please do try scanning the film on your Minolta scanner, I am very interested in seeing how this film performs. And very grateful to you for sharing...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 02-08-2011
Replies: 11
Views: 1,430
Posted By hexiplex
In spite of being a fan of Nikons ergonomics and...

In spite of being a fan of Nikons ergonomics and overall DSLR design (I never could get used to that big selector wheel on the back of the Canon DSLRs for instance) I think I have to agree with the...
Forum: RFF Polls 02-07-2011
Replies: 220
Views: 39,587
Posted By hexiplex
I usually carry a Sekonic L-208 with me when I'm...

I usually carry a Sekonic L-208 with me when I'm shooting, or the Zeiss Ikophot if I am using my IIIf. I rarely use them though, they're just there to give me guidance in tricky situations and...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 02-07-2011
Replies: 26
Views: 2,446
Posted By hexiplex
I agree, if you don't want the pressure of...

I agree, if you don't want the pressure of delivering quality (which I am sure you will) don't take any money - give your time, your film and your prints as a wedding gift to the couple, I am sure...
Forum: Optics Theory - 02-07-2011
Replies: 27
Views: 3,375
Posted By hexiplex
I used and still use the CV 21 as an everyday...

I used and still use the CV 21 as an everyday lens on my M4-P for periods of time, the f/4 is a bit limiting for low light, but I can handhold it down to 1/15th of a second which makes it work even...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 02-07-2011
Replies: 158
Views: 67,095
Posted By hexiplex
A shot from the Jupiter-8 on the Leica IIIf RD,...

A shot from the Jupiter-8 on the Leica IIIf RD, nothing good... I just really liked the character of the shot. I think it was at f/2.8, or possibly f/4.


http://www.morganmalaska.se/jupiterS.jpg
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 02-07-2011
Replies: 1,551
Views: 240,643
Posted By hexiplex
For B&W with the GRD III I alternate between...

For B&W with the GRD III I alternate between RAW+JPEG and JPEG, JPEG for when I require some more speed, like on the street. The RAW processing isn't too slow if you have a fast SD card, but at...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 02-07-2011
Replies: 14
Views: 1,563
Posted By hexiplex
Very strange... Just got back a roll of C41 film...

Very strange... Just got back a roll of C41 film that I shot with my IIIf, and I cannot see the streaking issues on the shots I took at 1/1000, 1/200 or 1/500! I am thankful, as that must mean that...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-07-2011
Replies: 54
Views: 4,915
Posted By hexiplex
Great read, and your photographs are really quite...

Great read, and your photographs are really quite something!

It was very interesting to read your thoughts on stopping down... It made me realize that I quite often shoot with as wide an aperture...
Forum: RFF Polls 02-05-2011
Replies: 139
Views: 19,408
Posted By hexiplex
I have one on my Summicron 35 because it came...

I have one on my Summicron 35 because it came with a Leitz UV filter, the CV 21 goes without since I haven't bothered to buy a filter for it yet. But I really need to take control of the filter...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 02-04-2011
Replies: 158
Views: 67,095
Posted By hexiplex
I detested the build of my J-8 when I first got...

I detested the build of my J-8 when I first got it, a week ago, off the camera it felt like an absolute piece of crap... But mounted on the IIIf or the M4-P it feels pretty solid, even the clickless...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 02-04-2011
Replies: 39
Views: 6,446
Posted By hexiplex
I've been glancing at the GXR for a while now and...

I've been glancing at the GXR for a while now and this module might just tip the scale towards "buy", depending on what it sells for. I really like the idea of a relatively small digital camera with...
Forum: CSC : Digital Compact System Cameras - 02-04-2011
Replies: 37
Views: 9,789
Posted By hexiplex
I don't know if this post...

I don't know if this post (http://blog.digitalrev.com/2011/02/02/kenkos-c-mount-interchangeable-lens-camera/) has correct information, but it quotes a 1/2.3″ sensor and no raw capability.
Forum: CSC : Digital Compact System Cameras - 02-04-2011
Replies: 37
Views: 9,789
Posted By hexiplex
Does anyone have any idea of sensor size? Surely...

Does anyone have any idea of sensor size? Surely it must be APS-C at that size?
Forum: CSC : Digital Compact System Cameras - 02-04-2011
Replies: 37
Views: 9,789
Posted By hexiplex
Exciting times for the digital world, a lot of...

Exciting times for the digital world, a lot of cool ideas being realized for what are essentially niche markets, and niche markets really are the real future and to some extent the present of much of...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 02-03-2011
Replies: 130
Views: 16,585
Posted By hexiplex
Rangefinders and compacts, rangefinders and...

Rangefinders and compacts, rangefinders and compacts. I have two medium format SLRs but that's just because I can't afford a medium format RF :(
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 02-03-2011
Replies: 164
Views: 40,601
Posted By hexiplex
Maiku, I hope you're using the "C4" setting with...

Maiku, I hope you're using the "C4" setting with your Klasse, I find it reduces shutter lag noticeably. Great photos by the way, can't wait to pop some slide film in my Klasse once the sun starts...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-03-2011
Replies: 11
Views: 1,209
Posted By hexiplex
Leica M4-P, Leica IIIf and the Klasse W all feel...

Leica M4-P, Leica IIIf and the Klasse W all feel "just right" to me. The IIIf felt a bit small at first, but now, I just get the most solid grip of that little marvel. I can hold it loose, I can hold...
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 02-03-2011
Replies: 77
Views: 6,839
Posted By hexiplex
Next to the "don't submit reply" button perhaps?...

Next to the "don't submit reply" button perhaps? ;)

As for the X100, I like the concept, I really do. But I don't think I can justify a purchase until prices have gone down a bit, or I can find one...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-31-2011
Replies: 25
Views: 2,386
Posted By hexiplex
I did this in reverse with my M4-P and 35 'cron....

I did this in reverse with my M4-P and 35 'cron. It may sound silly, but the week it took my camera to get to me gave me plenty of time to get acquainted with the lens. I sat watching TV with it to...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 01-31-2011
Replies: 8
Views: 1,337
Posted By hexiplex
Melbourne... Be still my heart! Lovely photograph...

Melbourne... Be still my heart! Lovely photograph from the finest city I've ever visited.
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 01-31-2011
Replies: 45
Views: 5,299
Posted By hexiplex
Fuji Klasse W.

Fuji Klasse W.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 01-31-2011
Replies: 4
Views: 1,025
Posted By hexiplex
That looks really, really strange... Try...

That looks really, really strange... Try e-mailing a repairperson like Youxin Ye the image and asking his opinion on the matter.
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 01-31-2011
Replies: 19
Views: 1,782
Posted By hexiplex
Ouch! Bad luck... But does replacing a rewind...

Ouch! Bad luck... But does replacing a rewind crank really need a repairman? Unless the shaft is bent, you should be able to do it yourself. I replaced the rewind crank of my M4-P after it had warped...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 01-30-2011
Replies: 14
Views: 1,563
Posted By hexiplex
Thanks everyone, I emailed Ffordes and waiting...

Thanks everyone, I emailed Ffordes and waiting for a reply currently. The camera will go back for repair (or replacement) under warranty... That is after I shoot a few farewell rolls on low shutter...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 01-30-2011
Replies: 13
Views: 1,430
Posted By hexiplex
Wonderful photographs! The top and middle one of...

Wonderful photographs! The top and middle one of your second post are very nice indeed. The middle one especially is timeless.

I have been using my IIIf with a 21mm since I got it, looking forward...
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