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Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 4 Days Ago
Replies: 33
Views: 769
Posted By sebastel
i can't comment on APX400, but .. i came across...

i can't comment on APX400, but ..

i came across the claim that APX400, kentmere 400, rollei rpx 400, and even ilford pan400 are the same.

at least i used the latter three, and found them to be very...
Forum: Chris Crawford 1 Week Ago
Replies: 119
Views: 4,804
Posted By sebastel
cool. 54321

cool.

54321
Forum: Chris Crawford 1 Week Ago
Replies: 107
Views: 2,999
Posted By sebastel
lovely commanders. thanks to all of you, for...

lovely commanders.
thanks to all of you, for giving me more than one big smile.

cheers.
sebastian
Forum: Optics Theory - 04-05-2019
Replies: 86
Views: 2,081
Posted By sebastel
i heard there is a chance to exchange your hole...

i heard there is a chance to exchange your hole somewhere beyond the sea of green.
(this cultural reference shows my age)
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-11-2019
Replies: 6
Views: 506
Posted By sebastel
which one is the apple, which the pineapple?

which one is the apple, which the pineapple?
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-06-2019
Replies: 5
Views: 251
Posted By sebastel
thanks. even though i found that watermelon...

thanks.
even though i found that watermelon article ... entertaining :-D

cheers,
sebastian
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-05-2019
Replies: 5
Views: 251
Posted By sebastel
is that the right link?

is that the right link?
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 02-12-2019
Replies: 6
Views: 323
Posted By sebastel
i was able to remove either the front or rear...

i was able to remove either the front or rear lens block, but unfortunately i can't recall how that exactly went. however, it should be rather obvious, else i wouldn't have gotten there without...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-31-2019
Replies: 347
Views: 16,212
Posted By sebastel
good. not good. (good: your pictures. not good:...

good. not good.
(good: your pictures. not good: the effect of showing them on my desire to keep GAS under control)

cheers!
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-09-2019
Replies: 30
Views: 1,261
Posted By sebastel
thanks to flickr's wonderful reliability, i can't...

thanks to flickr's wonderful reliability, i can't comment on most of the photos shown here.

however, if you want to do lith and shy away from chemical processing, my friend Rüdiger created a program...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-03-2019
Replies: 5
Views: 493
Posted By sebastel
after some time in the freezer, most probably...

after some time in the freezer, most probably only the base fog will be a bit higher (due to the extended exposure to natural radioactivity). but after a year or two, my guess is that you'll just...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 12-17-2018
Replies: 18
Views: 935
Posted By sebastel
veeery nice photos. i also like your...

veeery nice photos.
i also like your bicycle.

and - you make me consider colour again. isn't portra a lovely film?

cheers,
sebastian
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 12-16-2018
Replies: 18
Views: 935
Posted By sebastel
add one vote

add one vote
Forum: Lomography 11-14-2018
Replies: 4
Views: 453
Posted By sebastel
enjoy! 78910

enjoy! 78910
Forum: Lomography 11-14-2018
Replies: 4
Views: 453
Posted By sebastel
would you possibly elaborate how you come to this...

would you possibly elaborate how you come to this conclusion?
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-22-2018
Replies: 6
Views: 372
Posted By sebastel
alignment indicator for mounting the lens

alignment indicator for mounting the lens
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 08-07-2018
Replies: 14
Views: 1,959
Posted By sebastel
being a five feet 10 inch, grumpy looking...

being a five feet 10 inch, grumpy looking greybeard i make similar experience. guess it's not the size.
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 08-06-2018
Replies: 167
Views: 39,149
Posted By sebastel
a cardinal camera indeed.

a cardinal camera indeed.
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-24-2018
Replies: 70
Views: 2,626
Posted By sebastel
not a director, but chris doyle is quite a...

not a director, but chris doyle is quite a cameraman ...

for example:
days of being wild
in the mood for love
2046
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 07-17-2018
Replies: 126
Views: 5,768
Posted By sebastel
anybody follow the holga/diana path?

anybody follow the holga/diana path?
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 07-04-2018
Replies: 69
Views: 2,432
Posted By sebastel
Hi Michael, good to know. So I made the right...

Hi Michael,

good to know. So I made the right choice (for me), avoiding the 180.
:-)

Hope to soon to be able to report on a comparison between 80 and 100.

Cheers,
sebastian
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 07-04-2018
Replies: 69
Views: 2,432
Posted By sebastel
one thing i find mildly annoying with the C...

one thing i find mildly annoying with the C version of the 80 is the location of the distance ring. my fingers easily tangle with the release button while adjusting the distance.
not an issue with...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 07-04-2018
Replies: 69
Views: 2,432
Posted By sebastel
a problem i'd like to have :-) i use the...

a problem i'd like to have :-)

i use the classical 50/80/150 setup, however in C T* versions. i have a preference for traditional "normal" angle of view, so the 80mm sees most use. on the other...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-04-2018
Replies: 5
Views: 618
Posted By sebastel
just for the record, the new law (GDPR) is not a...

just for the record, the new law (GDPR) is not a german one, but a european.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-08-2018
Replies: 194
Views: 19,872
Posted By sebastel
150mm sonnar HP5+ @ ISO 400 rodinal 1+50; 11...

150mm sonnar
HP5+ @ ISO 400
rodinal 1+50; 11 min

https://farm1.staticflickr.com/881/27794063448_835f6d1959_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/Jm4QJu)corner of cherry tree garden (https://flic.kr/p/Jm4QJu) by...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-06-2018
Replies: 38
Views: 1,372
Posted By sebastel
asahi pentax spotmatic (said enough)

asahi pentax spotmatic (said enough)
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-19-2018
Replies: 15
Views: 632
Posted By sebastel
i found pan100 to be a nice film.

i found pan100 to be a nice film.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 04-01-2018
Replies: 103
Views: 2,808
Posted By sebastel
thank you. i'm also extremely happy about how it...

thank you.
i'm also extremely happy about how it turned out. hugostudio, btw.

sorry for the shaky iphone snap ...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 03-31-2018
Replies: 103
Views: 2,808
Posted By sebastel
looks like...

looks like this.

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/6009/U6009I1522485908.SEQ.0.jpg
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 03-20-2018
Replies: 32
Views: 3,233
Posted By sebastel
plenty of tessar designs in the industar...

plenty of tessar designs in the industar series.
i use a collapsible industar 50 - best bargain i ever got, however the elmar is the better lens.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-18-2018
Replies: 476
Views: 36,458
Posted By sebastel
almost forgot that i have something for this...

almost forgot that i have something for this category.

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7005/6430686835_444ff339a6_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/aNfX9X)subway romance (https://flic.kr/p/aNfX9X) by...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 03-11-2018
Replies: 6
Views: 663
Posted By sebastel
but the comma, hit.

but the comma, hit.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 03-09-2018
Replies: 615
Views: 141,233
Posted By sebastel
lucky you! last time i found something i had...

lucky you!
last time i found something i had forgotten i immediately knew why it was forgotten .. a beroflex 35-200mm "rubber lens" (old term for zoom, literally from german)
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 03-02-2018
Replies: 117
Views: 18,112
Posted By sebastel
to me, large apertures are only partly for light...

to me, large apertures are only partly for light (or lack of it).
it's more that such constructions need a very careful balance of all parameters involved. the result can be just lovely - think of...
Forum: Sony Alpha Mirrorless - All Models 02-25-2018
Replies: 19
Views: 991
Posted By sebastel
quickly ran the text through google...

quickly ran the text through google translator:

Also in this context there are lenses produced with rare and radioactive materials
like lanthanum and thorium. Unfortunately, the glasses that contain...
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 02-25-2018
Replies: 48
Views: 3,524
Posted By sebastel
+1 234567890 enough characters already?

+1

234567890 enough characters already?
Forum: Sony Alpha Mirrorless - All Models 02-25-2018
Replies: 19
Views: 991
Posted By sebastel
oh right the porst. got no body to match pk...

oh right the porst.
got no body to match pk mount, so that one sits unused
Forum: Sony Alpha Mirrorless - All Models 02-25-2018
Replies: 19
Views: 991
Posted By sebastel
first time i hear the f/1.4 rokkor would be...

first time i hear the f/1.4 rokkor would be radioactive.
no yellowing on mine!
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-25-2018
Replies: 45
Views: 2,132
Posted By sebastel
no 120, however.

no 120, however.
Forum: Sony Alpha Mirrorless - All Models 02-25-2018
Replies: 19
Views: 991
Posted By sebastel
have to agree with andreas, the f/1.4 rokkor is a...

have to agree with andreas, the f/1.4 rokkor is a very nice one.
however, the f/1.2 rokkor is even nicer. if it is worth four (or more times) the price, i can't tell for you.

and i need to remark,...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 02-15-2018
Replies: 67
Views: 2,422
Posted By sebastel
and even though i have some sporadic colour probs...

and even though i have some sporadic colour probs with mine, i warmly recommend this lens. very nice one.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 02-15-2018
Replies: 67
Views: 2,422
Posted By sebastel
third? anyway, what i wanted to show is that the...

third?

anyway, what i wanted to show is that the canon 50mm f/1.8 LTM can show some kind of "hotspot" in colour photos, like here. (obviously, this won't happen in...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 02-09-2018
Replies: 8
Views: 959
Posted By sebastel
sorry i could not help better.

sorry i could not help better.
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 02-08-2018
Replies: 8
Views: 959
Posted By sebastel
no idea how to tighten it up, but on the tessar,...

no idea how to tighten it up, but on the tessar, there also is a glued-on decorative ring (looks like a wide thin plastic washer), which hides three screws.

the repair manual available online is...
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 02-08-2018
Replies: 38
Views: 2,054
Posted By sebastel
i somewhere read of projects converting them to...

i somewhere read of projects converting them to 6x9 roll film format, but i can't recall where, and how.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 02-08-2018
Replies: 121
Views: 7,770
Posted By sebastel
i still like it a lot. how did you scan? [edit: i...

i still like it a lot.
how did you scan? [edit: i see, fujifilm SP-3000]

(thanks for the inspiration, i'll take out my 500CM soon ...)
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 02-08-2018
Replies: 38
Views: 2,054
Posted By sebastel
i still have some packs of fuji 3000bw. :-)

i still have some packs of fuji 3000bw.
:-)
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 02-07-2018
Replies: 10
Views: 2,066
Posted By sebastel
didn't know they have a shoulder bag, too....

didn't know they have a shoulder bag, too. thanks!
by the way, it's called "Övik".
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-02-2018
Replies: 12
Views: 1,116
Posted By sebastel
it's a matter of taste. that rim is the only part...

it's a matter of taste. that rim is the only part of the M3 i don't like
:-D
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-02-2018
Replies: 12
Views: 1,116
Posted By sebastel
+1 i wish mine was so nice.

+1

i wish mine was so nice.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-01-2018
Replies: 12
Views: 1,116
Posted By sebastel
true only for the early (short) M3 style lever....

true only for the early (short) M3 style lever. the later, longer version doesn't touch the shutter dial.
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 01-31-2018
Replies: 20
Views: 2,161
Posted By sebastel
was the film exposed to any x-ray?

was the film exposed to any x-ray?
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-30-2018
Replies: 59
Views: 3,180
Posted By sebastel
ah, the great developer wars again. yawn. all i...

ah, the great developer wars again. yawn.

all i can say about Pan F: i never got acceptable results. maybe i didn't try hard enough, but it was easier for me to use different emulsions (APX100, FP4,...
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 01-30-2018
Replies: 28
Views: 1,356
Posted By sebastel
my do-it-all-duo would be 14mm and...

my do-it-all-duo would be 14mm and 35mm.

recently, i do all traveling with the X100, and while its field of view suffices for almost all cases, it doesn't really replace the combo of 21mm (eq.) and...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 12-16-2017
Replies: 59
Views: 4,376
Posted By sebastel
both. 987654321

both.

987654321
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-05-2017
Replies: 5,552
Views: 953,059
Posted By sebastel
tea is not coffee. pöh. ;-)

tea is not coffee. pöh.

;-)
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 12-05-2017
Replies: 70
Views: 3,363
Posted By sebastel
who is Otto Daimler?

who is Otto Daimler?
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 11-22-2017
Replies: 14
Views: 1,034
Posted By sebastel
pentax: at least the spotmatic (and related...

pentax:
at least the spotmatic (and related models) have a tiny LH screw on the frame counter (under the cap).

agfa isolette:
the wind button is fixed on the coupling piece using an LH...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 10-20-2017
Replies: 13
Views: 1,281
Posted By sebastel
colours look right to me -- in the shadows, you...

colours look right to me -- in the shadows, you need to expect a strong blue cast.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 10-18-2017
Replies: 79
Views: 3,497
Posted By sebastel
who is normal?

who is normal?
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-16-2017
Replies: 8
Views: 974
Posted By sebastel
david quiles' +1

david quiles' +1
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 10-16-2017
Replies: 34
Views: 2,304
Posted By sebastel
i use a joby grip tight stand to hang my mobile...

i use a joby grip tight stand to hang my mobile at the mirror. don't spread the legs, but use them as a hook that goes behind the upper border of the mirror.
maybe not comfortable (it hangs rather...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-16-2017
Replies: 57
Views: 2,689
Posted By sebastel
some great pictures.

some great pictures.
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 10-10-2017
Replies: 10
Views: 7,318
Posted By sebastel
actually, you're right. sorry for forgetting this...

actually, you're right. sorry for forgetting this thread.
here you go. (https://www.flickr.com/search/?user_id=83765003%40N00&sort=date-taken-desc&text=LC29&view_all=1)
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 10-10-2017
Replies: 3
Views: 1,000
Posted By sebastel
bedankt. 8 9 10

bedankt.

8 9 10
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-09-2017
Replies: 65
Views: 4,265
Posted By sebastel
currently evaluating an apotar in a isolette II...

currently evaluating an apotar in a isolette II ... first roll of film is still in.

the xenar (mine is in a rolleicord IVa) is a nice one, quite similar to the tessar in my rollei 35. no surprise...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 10-09-2017
Replies: 5
Views: 2,026
Posted By sebastel
certainly the 208 is smaller and (a lot) lighter....

certainly the 208 is smaller and (a lot) lighter. both differences are quite welcome on the street, and (to me) more important than the range.
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-08-2017
Replies: 65
Views: 4,265
Posted By sebastel
:-) a nice read to go with this is mike...

:-)

a nice read to go with this is mike johnston's article “The 50mm Lens and Metaphysical Doubt” (https://luminous-landscape.com/sm-02-09-22/).

ever considered the range 75mm .. 85mm for 6x6?
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 10-05-2017
Replies: 12
Views: 1,843
Posted By sebastel
nice! 6 7 8 9 10

nice!

6 7 8 9 10
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-12-2017
Replies: 65
Views: 4,265
Posted By sebastel
ah, now it works. thank you! i was especially...

ah, now it works. thank you!
i was especially curious about the triotar, as i found it surprisingly good in my LED. unfortunately, the lens retraction mechanism broke one day.

anyway, this series...
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-12-2017
Replies: 65
Views: 4,265
Posted By sebastel
can't see triotar and nikkor?????

can't see triotar and nikkor?????
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-08-2017
Replies: 22
Views: 1,765
Posted By sebastel
"Tmax 400" is the name of the film. here, it was...

"Tmax 400" is the name of the film.
here, it was exposed like ISO 200, which most probably is the effective sensitivity of the film, given the following development regime & developer.
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-07-2017
Replies: 65
Views: 4,265
Posted By sebastel
cool. while still in shanghai, i began to like...

cool.

while still in shanghai, i began to like fomapan 100, but it is too easily scratched. i still didn't find "my standard" material ...
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-06-2017
Replies: 65
Views: 4,265
Posted By sebastel
i still envy the use of polypan F.

i still envy the use of polypan F.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 08-25-2017
Replies: 77
Views: 21,372
Posted By sebastel
don't forget that mr. fotohuis has a business to...

don't forget that mr. fotohuis has a business to support. just take his statements as advertisement. as long as it remains technical, it's still helpful info!

anyway i found, that i need to try out...
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-25-2017
Replies: 65
Views: 4,265
Posted By sebastel
hi zeno, i get why you like the...

hi zeno,

i get why you like the konica.
:-)

just one question - is the APX 100 the new Agfa Photo stuff, or the old original APX?

for the radionar, i wonder how much of the pictures'...
Forum: Optics Theory - 08-24-2017
Replies: 1,841
Views: 1,732,034
Posted By sebastel
this must have been the MC rokkor 58mm f/1.4,...

this must have been the MC rokkor 58mm f/1.4, probably wide open

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4359/36589346251_179b3f2faa_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/XKgXTr)
cherries (https://flic.kr/p/XKgXTr) by...
Forum: Optics Theory - 08-24-2017
Replies: 6
Views: 1,054
Posted By sebastel
in the other thread, someone said it's (close to)...

in the other thread, someone said it's (close to) distortion free only for far distance.
barrel for close distance.
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-22-2017
Replies: 21
Views: 1,387
Posted By sebastel
are you looking for content, or for content being...

are you looking for content, or for content being expressed through the means of photography?

i can understand, that plain formalism, or let's call it "technism", doesn't satisfy you. but neither am...
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-21-2017
Replies: 65
Views: 4,265
Posted By sebastel
[ X ] me too. looking forward!

[ X ] me too.



looking forward!
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-15-2017
Replies: 38
Views: 3,766
Posted By sebastel
i wish it was. sure. first of all, it's that...

i wish it was.



sure.
first of all, it's that little bit more compact that makes the difference, so it "sneaks" into usage more easily.
of course, you may prefer the ver. IV then, or the asph. or...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 08-15-2017
Replies: 22
Views: 1,219
Posted By sebastel
fair enough.

fair enough.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 08-14-2017
Replies: 22
Views: 1,219
Posted By sebastel
somehow the generation of the praktica nova is...

somehow the generation of the praktica nova is missing in this collection.

my dad used to use a super tl until that one actually disintegrated in his hands -- so i can't blame anyone for not going...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-14-2017
Replies: 38
Views: 3,766
Posted By sebastel
no i don't. i only collected a list of historical...

no i don't. i only collected a list of historical 28mm lenses, out of curiosity.

actually, i own only a few very pedestrian representatives of this focal length, like the leitz elmarit M ver. II...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-13-2017
Replies: 38
Views: 3,766
Posted By sebastel
like these? (i personally own only few 28mm, so...

like these?
(i personally own only few 28mm, so you can't borrow these from me)

zeiss tessar contax RF f/8 28mm
leitz hektor leica 39mm f/6.3 28mm
fed leica 39mm f/4.5 28mm
zeiss topogon contax...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 08-09-2017
Replies: 15
Views: 1,554
Posted By sebastel
i can only recommend vuescan. i tried nikon SW,...

i can only recommend vuescan. i tried nikon SW, tried vuescan, uninstalled nikon.
but of course, ymmv.
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 08-08-2017
Replies: 53
Views: 2,945
Posted By sebastel
on the...

on the topic:

https://www.dpreview.com/opinion/6810156214/marketing-isn-t-a-dirty-word-but-camera-companies-are-not-your-friends
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 08-08-2017
Replies: 128
Views: 9,449
Posted By sebastel
IIIa (1936), uncoated elmar 5cm...

IIIa (1936), uncoated elmar 5cm (1936)

https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8515/29310079631_6b6c640e47_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/LE2Pwx)first picture after cleaning the old elmar...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 08-04-2017
Replies: 11
Views: 837
Posted By sebastel
long story, let me try to cut it short. i bought...

long story, let me try to cut it short.

i bought a well used rollei 35, which needed a bit of care taking. i didn't know the camera well, so, when removing the top cover, i didn't turn it upside...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 08-04-2017
Replies: 11
Views: 837
Posted By sebastel
well, i once found a little washer there... (in...

well, i once found a little washer there... (in the rollei 35)
Forum: Scale Focus 35's 08-03-2017
Replies: 44
Views: 4,540
Posted By sebastel
if the moment is fleeting so much that i can't...

if the moment is fleeting so much that i can't even set the distance, an unsharp picture might be just an adequate result.




(ps: i practised a lot while i adjusted the distance scale on my rollei...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 08-02-2017
Replies: 22
Views: 1,488
Posted By sebastel
you can't discuss questions of taste. (or,...

you can't discuss questions of taste. (or, tastelessness)

well. of course you can, but don't expect anything but an argument.
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-26-2017
Replies: 100
Views: 6,098
Posted By sebastel
nice...

nice idea.

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7562/15164058743_3cdc5b763f_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/p6ZLmF)people square metro station (https://flic.kr/p/p6ZLmF) by sebastel23...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 07-26-2017
Replies: 23
Views: 1,119
Posted By sebastel
ah, moment, it jumps to + then the circuit...

ah, moment, it jumps to +
then the circuit might be shorted (instead of broken), or the cell is dead (always too low resistance).
sorry, my mistake not to read carefully.

i still have a spotmatic...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 07-26-2017
Replies: 23
Views: 1,119
Posted By sebastel
if the speed and ISO setting are within metering...

if the speed and ISO setting are within metering range, and the battery is still good, and the needle still doesn't react at all, the described behaviour indicates a broken circuit (no electrical...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 07-26-2017
Replies: 23
Views: 1,119
Posted By sebastel
just to add my experience: in the spotmatic...

just to add my experience: in the spotmatic series, inverted battery polarity will only lead to inverted meter needle movement.

also, the measurement circuit in the spotmatics is of the bridge type...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 07-25-2017
Replies: 63
Views: 2,984
Posted By sebastel
or the 105mm f/2.5 sounds strange, but that is my...

or the 105mm f/2.5
sounds strange, but that is my recommendation for a one camera one lens one year project.
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-24-2017
Replies: 5,517
Views: 487,201
Posted By sebastel
usually, i prefer B&W, but sometimes it must be...

usually, i prefer B&W, but sometimes it must be colour.

both via fuji X100T

https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2904/33673515192_edb9708c7a_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/TiByU9)blue bench...
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 07-20-2017
Replies: 42
Views: 2,889
Posted By sebastel
heavy duty shoe ties.

heavy duty shoe ties.
Forum: Optics Theory - 07-15-2017
Replies: 51
Views: 4,321
Posted By sebastel
why wait while you can throw it in yourself?

why wait while you can throw it in yourself?
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 07-15-2017
Replies: 10
Views: 834
Posted By sebastel
also interesting, how similar features are...

also interesting, how similar features are evaluated in favor of the minolta.

my guess: this comparison was thrown together by some remarkably stooooopid AI, generated to feed an unhealthy desire...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 07-14-2017
Replies: 10
Views: 834
Posted By sebastel
correct, it's gone. can we please delete this...

correct, it's gone.

can we please delete this thread, as it's pointless?
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 07-14-2017
Replies: 10
Views: 834
Posted By sebastel
comparing leica M5 to minolta SRT SC-II

watch this ...

http://www.ebay.de/gds/Leica-M5-Vs-Minolta-SRT-SC-II-/10000000177818530/g.html

ouch.
Forum: Optics Theory - 07-13-2017
Replies: 51
Views: 4,321
Posted By sebastel
maybe i'm not fully awake yet, but to my eyes,...

maybe i'm not fully awake yet, but to my eyes, distortion is quite noticeable here.
not that it disturbs the picture, however.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 06-28-2017
Replies: 55
Views: 10,744
Posted By sebastel
no. the E43 summilux has the longest throw...

no.
the E43 summilux has the longest throw (according to finger feel), and no tab.
maybe the noctilux has an even longer throw, but its bigger diameter makes it easier to use.

cheers,
sebastian
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 06-28-2017
Replies: 61
Views: 4,315
Posted By sebastel
thanks for telling. once you used it, will you...

thanks for telling.
once you used it, will you report to us whether you're happy?

;-)
cheers,
sebastian
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 06-26-2017
Replies: 61
Views: 4,315
Posted By sebastel
i usually carry the L-208 with me. i also own...

i usually carry the L-208 with me.

i also own the sixtomat digital - it's a kind of predecessor of the sixtomat F2 (same shape, without flash metering). it's rather flat, so it suits jeans pockets...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-12-2017
Replies: 90
Views: 3,429
Posted By sebastel
i found roland bartes' essay "camera lucida" to...

i found roland bartes' essay "camera lucida" to be a quite enlightening discussion of this question. it's not an easy read, however ...

cheers,
sebastian
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-26-2017
Replies: 26
Views: 1,569
Posted By sebastel
i had similar scratches on the carrier side,...

i had similar scratches on the carrier side, too.

so called "telegraph wires", may be introduced by edges in the film transport channel, dust in the felt of the cartridge mouth, or when stripping...
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-10-2017
Replies: 15
Views: 1,537
Posted By sebastel
em ... the original designer was william horace...

em ... the original designer was william horace lee (of taylor hobson).
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-10-2017
Replies: 15
Views: 1,537
Posted By sebastel
so you want to say that my summarit's original...

so you want to say that my summarit's original name was "leear" or, shorter, "lear"?
Forum: Digital Compacts 03-05-2017
Replies: 5
Views: 1,598
Posted By sebastel
olloclip user here. i'm not complaining on the...

olloclip user here.

i'm not complaining on the technical quality - which is ... let's describe it as "irrelevant". anything with the power of taking a picture is, well, able to take a picture...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-10-2017
Replies: 26
Views: 1,611
Posted By sebastel
i like them. thanks or showing!

i like them. thanks or showing!
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 02-08-2017
Replies: 5,552
Views: 953,059
Posted By sebastel
so i better not tease you with home made apple...

so i better not tease you with home made apple muffins (for sunday breakfast, for example).
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 02-08-2017
Replies: 5,552
Views: 953,059
Posted By sebastel
not bad either. actually, quite the opposite of...

not bad either.
actually, quite the opposite of bad.
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 01-23-2017
Replies: 5,265
Views: 790,945
Posted By sebastel
50mm lux...

50mm lux asph

https://c1.staticflickr.com/1/705/31933147355_53ff662aae_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/QDPJb8)antibes / harbour (I) (https://flic.kr/p/QDPJb8) by sebastel23...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 01-18-2017
Replies: 3
Views: 1,211
Posted By sebastel
pas fou du tout

pas fou du tout
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-13-2017
Replies: 58
Views: 3,650
Posted By sebastel
i seem to gravitate towards a two lens set, which...

i seem to gravitate towards a two lens set, which - depending on the actual body - consists of a wide angle (21, 28 or 50mm) and a "normal" (40, 50 or 80mm).
rarely, a short tele complements (90, 105...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-15-2016
Replies: 38
Views: 2,104
Posted By sebastel
kodak instamatic. would a minolta XD5 be...

kodak instamatic.

would a minolta XD5 be considered esoteric?
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-15-2016
Replies: 38
Views: 2,104
Posted By sebastel
that would be a horrible nightmare for me. even...

that would be a horrible nightmare for me. even the compact hasselblad 500 C/M or the little rolleicord Va seem that touch too large for my taste ... (but i like them).

nonono, i'm spoilt by leica...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 12-01-2016
Replies: 15
Views: 2,160
Posted By sebastel
yes. the self timer is only required if you need...

yes.
the self timer is only required if you need a picture taken without the photographer actually actuating the release button. (like, if the photographer wants to be in the picture himself)

it is...
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-30-2016
Replies: 29
Views: 1,707
Posted By sebastel
search on youtube for "kaiman wong", or follow...

search on youtube for "kaiman wong", or follow the link that lxmike posted.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-25-2016
Replies: 89
Views: 6,816
Posted By sebastel
https://c1.staticflickr.com/9/8593/15963911448_b4c...

https://c1.staticflickr.com/9/8593/15963911448_b4c4b9b603_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/qjFdGy)
McCoffee and McNap (https://flic.kr/p/qjFdGy) by sebastel23 (https://www.flickr.com/photos/sebastel23/), on...
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 11-23-2016
Replies: 231
Views: 12,849
Posted By sebastel
not in my pocket, but ready for use: opinel avec...

not in my pocket, but ready for use:
opinel avec tire-bouchon at home
opinel carbonne no. 8 at the office (drawer)

carrying a knife all the time feels weird since i am older than 14.
carrying a...
Forum: DIYS Modifications 11-13-2016
Replies: 17
Views: 2,707
Posted By sebastel
thanks a lot for all this information + data....

thanks a lot for all this information + data. while i'm currently not up to do something similar, i'm quite curious about it - i might need to know some day ;-)
Forum: DIYS Modifications 11-11-2016
Replies: 17
Views: 2,707
Posted By sebastel
i like it.

i like it.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount Copies 11-10-2016
Replies: 12
Views: 2,153
Posted By sebastel
keep in mind, that brbo talks of the kiev mount...

keep in mind, that brbo talks of the kiev mount lens - that one doesn't have any means of focusing. it is up to the adapter to provide it.

so, just choose the right adapter, and it will do.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 11-09-2016
Replies: 615
Views: 141,233
Posted By sebastel
nice one, dave.

nice one, dave.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-08-2016
Replies: 1,725
Views: 320,874
Posted By sebastel
hi dirk, i like especially the forth pic, that...

hi dirk, i like especially the forth pic, that dynamic toyota ...

cheers,
s.
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 10-28-2016
Replies: 31
Views: 2,674
Posted By sebastel
is there anything on the film? i mean, like frame...

is there anything on the film?
i mean, like frame numbering on the border, or a dark (=exposed) leader?

if not -> problem with processing (used the fixer first, for example)
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 10-27-2016
Replies: 31
Views: 2,674
Posted By sebastel
looks quite good so far, congrats. i you have a...

looks quite good so far, congrats.

i you have a good loupe (6x .. 10x), take a look at the negatives. you might be surprised by the amount of dust still sticking to them ...

cheers,
sebastian
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 10-24-2016
Replies: 44
Views: 4,143
Posted By sebastel
GNU image manipulation...

GNU image manipulation program

http://lmgtfy.com/?q=gimp
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 10-12-2016
Replies: 33
Views: 1,700
Posted By sebastel
the serial number is visible on your first...

the serial number is visible on your first picture. looks like 312127 --> 1936.

oh, and congrats.
and a happy birthday.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 10-12-2016
Replies: 31
Views: 2,003
Posted By sebastel
depends on what you're after. to see the fine...

depends on what you're after.

to see the fine points of printing, flickr (or any web representation) is not a good idea. i well remember the effect an original ansel adams print had on me. that was...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 10-12-2016
Replies: 31
Views: 2,003
Posted By sebastel
one person's owl is the other one's...

one person's owl is the other one's nithingale.


@Juan:
interesting to see that your favourite developers are my favourite developers.

why i like rodinal:
1. it easily brings out the "look" that i...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 10-12-2016
Replies: 31
Views: 2,003
Posted By sebastel
ok, it's time for the chips. but poor olli needs...

ok, it's time for the chips.

but poor olli needs not only learn developing, but also the characteristics of rff's regulars. a bit too much, isn't it?

while strong opinions shall fight to entertain...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 10-12-2016
Replies: 31
Views: 2,003
Posted By sebastel
it's not a lot of automation there - as you...

it's not a lot of automation there - as you correctly stated, you still need to roll the drum by hand. achtually what this is good for is to use the rolling method instead of the inverting method....
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 10-04-2016
Replies: 16
Views: 1,783
Posted By sebastel
keep. at least for some time until you see...

keep. at least for some time until you see whether you prefer one system - but even then, you'll keep the fuji anyway :-)

if you find you dislike the M9, you can still sell it.
i like both fuji X...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 10-01-2016
Replies: 25
Views: 1,961
Posted By sebastel
both ilford pan and fomapan are quite useable....

both ilford pan and fomapan are quite useable. actually, for the imaging qualities, fomapan is my favourite - only the emulsion is very prone to scratching. i can't predict whether you might be...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 09-18-2016
Replies: 5,552
Views: 953,059
Posted By sebastel
that an om2? cheers

that an om2?

cheers
Forum: Nikon RF 09-10-2016
Replies: 40
Views: 4,823
Posted By sebastel
i find them plain ugly. but that's just me.

i find them plain ugly. but that's just me.
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 09-07-2016
Replies: 46
Views: 24,213
Posted By sebastel
hi wilson, thanks for the hint to the...

hi wilson,

thanks for the hint to the hood.

cheers,
sebastian
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 08-31-2016
Replies: 32
Views: 3,166
Posted By sebastel
well, the summitar matches too. with old lenses,...

well, the summitar matches too.
with old lenses, the condition is very important - a good summitar may be better than a bad summicron.

we're talking about LTM, right? you mentioned a leica II...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-31-2016
Replies: 5,552
Views: 953,059
Posted By sebastel
thanks, erik. appropriate enough as long as you...

thanks, erik.

appropriate enough as long as you can warm it a little bit before preparing the coffee. else you only have some cold "beautifying soup".
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 08-31-2016
Replies: 32
Views: 3,166
Posted By sebastel
that's a quite personal thing. so far, i didn't...

that's a quite personal thing.
so far, i didn't encounter any lens that doesn't work somehow in B&W, it all depends on how you want your results to look like.

which collapsible f/2.0 do you have in...
Forum: Travel 08-30-2016
Replies: 13
Views: 1,891
Posted By sebastel
leica M with noctilux? hahaha ... that must have...

leica M with noctilux? hahaha ... that must have been the mistress.
the real nouveau riche now uses alpas with leaf backs and rodenstock lenses.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-30-2016
Replies: 5,552
Views: 953,059
Posted By sebastel
in trier? well ... still too far for my lazy...

in trier?
well ... still too far for my lazy weekend.

anyway, here is my IIIa with 1939 summitar; and an espresso macchiato (in an inappropriate mug) (pic taken via...
Forum: Nikon RF 08-29-2016
Replies: 99
Views: 9,574
Posted By sebastel
slowly i get the colours. this film is better...

slowly i get the colours. this film is better than the ultra cheap kodak kolor 200. thanks for the new pics.
you really seem to get along well with the nikon.

cheers to everyone,
s.
Forum: Nikon RF 08-28-2016
Replies: 99
Views: 9,574
Posted By sebastel
very nice pictures. i like the colours - looks a...

very nice pictures. i like the colours - looks a lot like the kodak color 200 that i got when they ran out of lucky... (hihihi)

btw., the rear cap i have left over is for non-50mm lenses. sorry for...
Forum: Travel 08-28-2016
Replies: 13
Views: 1,891
Posted By sebastel
keep in mind, that the situation off the big...

keep in mind, that the situation off the big cities may look different. for example in dalian i had problems finding decent photographic supply. (fyi: dalian has about 4-5 million inhabitants, it's...
Forum: Travel 08-27-2016
Replies: 13
Views: 1,891
Posted By sebastel
i left shanghai about a year ago, so my report...

i left shanghai about a year ago, so my report isn't fully up to date.
i found nothing lacking from the local chinese market for film and chemicals except for rodinal. i preferred ilford pan 100 and...
Forum: Nikon RF 08-23-2016
Replies: 99
Views: 9,574
Posted By sebastel
hello dirk, i have a spare body cap, however it...

hello dirk,

i have a spare body cap, however it is a voigtländer (not nikon).
also a (voigtländer) 50mm lens rear cap. if you want them, let me know.

cheers,
sebastian
Forum: Nikon RF 08-11-2016
Replies: 99
Views: 9,574
Posted By sebastel
never heard of that. bordeaux (deep...

never heard of that.



bordeaux (deep red/purple) and yellow? wow. kind of flashy ...

i don't know, but a simple shoe tie would do the job without the keyring which can leave marks. 90cm size works...
Forum: Nikon RF 08-08-2016
Replies: 99
Views: 9,574
Posted By sebastel
hi dirk, i guess you're doomed. but you knew...

hi dirk,

i guess you're doomed. but you knew that from the beginning.
i once had my hands on an S ... nice, nice.

however, i'm now in the opposite camp. i was able to resist the nikon virus, and...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 08-03-2016
Replies: 6
Views: 1,657
Posted By sebastel
hej lasse, i don't know about your problem, but...

hej lasse,

i don't know about your problem, but i found the hamricks to be very responsive.
just contact them!

cheers,
sebastian
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-21-2016
Replies: 43
Views: 3,593
Posted By sebastel
confirm. that one works.

confirm. that one works.
Forum: Optics Theory - 06-12-2016
Replies: 63
Views: 8,218
Posted By sebastel
chips anybody?

chips anybody?
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 06-11-2016
Replies: 4
Views: 969
Posted By sebastel
i use a 48-52mm step up ring, and E52 filters.

i use a 48-52mm step up ring, and E52 filters.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-01-2016
Replies: 118
Views: 20,346
Posted By sebastel
not necessarily. jobo 1520 user here, mostly for...

not necessarily.
jobo 1520 user here, mostly for 120. no processor.

but for 135 i prefer hewes reels in no-name steel tank.

not-so-good experience with paterson and AP. but they are still...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-19-2016
Replies: 9
Views: 1,417
Posted By sebastel
criscam adapter + LR43

criscam adapter + LR43
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-10-2016
Replies: 25
Views: 1,791
Posted By sebastel
+1 (10 chars)

+1

(10 chars)
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-24-2016
Replies: 39
Views: 7,863
Posted By sebastel
while the exact formula for HC110 isn't known to...

while the exact formula for HC110 isn't known to me, it seems to be certain that it is a hydroquinone/pyralidone based developer (http://www.covingtoninnovations.com/hc110/index.html). rodinal, on...
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-23-2016
Replies: 28
Views: 1,995
Posted By sebastel
no, you're not missing anything concerning the...

no, you're not missing anything concerning the radiation.
actually, high level of radiation should show as enhanced fogging of the film.

to me, this looks like uneven development - the streaks...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 04-19-2016
Replies: 7
Views: 1,098
Posted By sebastel
why not use a ruler (or better a caliper) and...

why not use a ruler (or better a caliper) and measure?
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 04-06-2016
Replies: 6
Views: 946
Posted By sebastel
did you try tiff or dng formats?

did you try tiff or dng formats?
Forum: Lomography 04-05-2016
Replies: 16
Views: 2,919
Posted By sebastel
shrug. sorry.

shrug. sorry.
Forum: RFF Polls 04-05-2016
Replies: 83
Views: 7,573
Posted By sebastel
no difference, however it seems easier for me to...

no difference, however it seems easier for me to get what I intended with film. digital is just a bit different, and requires more effort.
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 04-05-2016
Replies: 30
Views: 1,963
Posted By sebastel
l-208, l-398a but any working meter in my hand...

l-208, l-398a

but any working meter in my hand should do
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 04-04-2016
Replies: 17
Views: 3,013
Posted By sebastel
huh? i guess i don't get the ";)".

huh?
i guess i don't get the ";)".
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-01-2016
Replies: 31
Views: 5,284
Posted By sebastel
a (swiss army) knife blade.

a (swiss army) knife blade.
Forum: Cameras in the Movies / TV / Media 03-16-2016
Replies: 6
Views: 2,785
Posted By sebastel
what shall i do if i live in europe? is it...

what shall i do if i live in europe?
is it sufficient to own the DVD?
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 03-16-2016
Replies: 9
Views: 1,695
Posted By sebastel
i like it. (10 chars)

i like it.



(10 chars)
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-15-2016
Replies: 4
Views: 739
Posted By sebastel
Published on Sep 29, 2013

Published on Sep 29, 2013
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 03-10-2016
Replies: 93
Views: 7,861
Posted By sebastel
OP is simply trolling.

OP is simply trolling.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-05-2016
Replies: 117
Views: 22,959
Posted By sebastel
because someone voted on the poll.

because someone voted on the poll.
Forum: Fuji X Series 03-04-2016
Replies: 119
Views: 13,810
Posted By sebastel
two years ago i thought i was done. (x-t1) last...

two years ago i thought i was done. (x-t1)
last year i thought i was done. (M3)
this year i think "after that one i'll really be done".

i really hope i'll not be done so soon.
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 03-03-2016
Replies: 18
Views: 2,315
Posted By sebastel
my rolleicord focuses to 0.9 meters.

my rolleicord focuses to 0.9 meters.
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-05-2016
Replies: 17
Views: 1,661
Posted By sebastel
rf: M3 slr: 500C/M

rf: M3
slr: 500C/M
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 02-02-2016
Replies: 39
Views: 7,412
Posted By sebastel
i don't think so. to me, it seems to be more of...

i don't think so. to me, it seems to be more of an unspectacular workhorse.

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7574/15977618471_aabb6cbee9_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/qkTtjx)poodle mama and poodle...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-31-2016
Replies: 20
Views: 2,169
Posted By sebastel
for that application, i prefer the elmarit. it's...

for that application, i prefer the elmarit. it's a bit taller, but still not huge. however, that's a matter of individual perception.
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 01-22-2016
Replies: 32
Views: 3,347
Posted By sebastel
i always misread the title of this thread as...

i always misread the title of this thread as "mental hood for new 35mm" ... whatever that should be.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 12-29-2015
Replies: 126
Views: 12,274
Posted By sebastel
sorry? don't know what you're talking about. i...

sorry?
don't know what you're talking about. i only reported plain facts.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 12-29-2015
Replies: 126
Views: 12,274
Posted By sebastel
my recommendation would be the summilux v.3...

my recommendation would be the summilux v.3 pre-asph. honestly, i only got the asph because it was cheaper(*)! but that one (the asph) is not bad, either.

(*) - that day, that shop -
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 12-14-2015
Replies: 74
Views: 6,130
Posted By sebastel
how could i survive until today ... without...

how could i survive until today ... without ABLON?

uh.
i see. i got scissors, and a finger to estimate the length of the cutoff.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-01-2015
Replies: 20
Views: 2,789
Posted By sebastel
impossible on 220, as there is no backing paper....

impossible on 220, as there is no backing paper. are you certain? if yes, the cause must be a different one.
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 11-17-2015
Replies: 15
Views: 2,032
Posted By sebastel
my pleasure. :-D cheers, sebastian

my pleasure.

:-D

cheers,
sebastian
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 11-17-2015
Replies: 15
Views: 2,032
Posted By sebastel
hey joe, here you go - some very quick close up...

hey joe, here you go - some very quick close up samples of a well known object.

https://www.flickr.com/photos/sebastel23/albums/72157660553228217

first two pictures with the summicron 35mm (version...
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 11-17-2015
Replies: 15
Views: 2,032
Posted By sebastel
i also have an adapter ring M-to-fuji X...

i also have an adapter ring M-to-fuji X bayonet.
it also works somehow, but it feels a bit flimsy. however, it was cheap, and it is a infinite-to-close up solution for immediate access to all...
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 11-17-2015
Replies: 15
Views: 2,032
Posted By sebastel
ah, ok. well, they actually work. the...

ah, ok.

well, they actually work. the availability of AF is useful for "quick-and-dirty" focussing. it works acceptably well if you use the AF button in MF mode. i the result doesn't satisfy, do it...
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 11-16-2015
Replies: 15
Views: 2,032
Posted By sebastel
have. they are exactly what the description...

have.
they are exactly what the description tells, so i don't know what you want to know.
whether they are worth the bucks, i can't tell - that's something you need to know yourself. but i'm certain...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 11-12-2015
Replies: 11
Views: 1,913
Posted By sebastel
i see. hm. i kinda feel pissed, but i don't want...

i see.
hm. i kinda feel pissed, but i don't want to waste more energy. so, let's store this as "experience made".

cheers,
sebastian
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 11-11-2015
Replies: 11
Views: 1,913
Posted By sebastel
i thought of x-rays too, but i doubt it to be the...

i thought of x-rays too, but i doubt it to be the cause:

why should x-rays stop damaging the emulsion where there is a hole in the backing...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 11-11-2015
Replies: 11
Views: 1,913
Posted By sebastel
first of all, thanks to everybody taking your...

first of all, thanks to everybody taking your time to read and share comments.

i had used shanghai GP3 in the past, but i did not experience those spots there (although i know them to be reported)....
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 11-10-2015
Replies: 11
Views: 1,913
Posted By sebastel
funky negatives

@mod: i don't think it's related to the camera, so please move to a more fitting forum if it pleases you.

recently, i developed a batch of rollei retro 400S, which all showed a very disturbing...
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-06-2015
Replies: 99
Views: 7,017
Posted By sebastel
john gutmann's rolleiflex maybe. or patti...

john gutmann's rolleiflex maybe.
or patti smith's polaroid?
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-05-2015
Replies: 17
Views: 3,007
Posted By sebastel
thank you. i always wondered about this one, now...

thank you. i always wondered about this one, now i can finally see. kind of pleasant :-)

cheers,
s.
Forum: RFF Polls 11-01-2015
Replies: 76
Views: 13,103
Posted By sebastel
another one "off": no watch. no car. no...

another one "off":
no watch. no car. no investments. big company employee.

maybe i should give in to the trend and abandon photography?
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 10-27-2015
Replies: 12
Views: 2,409
Posted By sebastel
u r not alone.

u r not alone.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-22-2015
Replies: 4
Views: 1,010
Posted By sebastel
this also happens with other 50mm lenses, because...

this also happens with other 50mm lenses, because
- the finder frame is deliberately smaller or some "safety buffer"
- the field of view changes with the distance (the closer, the...
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