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Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 10 Hours Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 168
Posted By Keith
On a roll now so I might as well keep...

On a roll now so I might as well keep going:

This is my second choice for the week from Dotur ... it makes me think of the Industrial Revolution which is pretty much where all our current problems...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 11 Hours Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 168
Posted By Keith
I actually saw a pic in the gallery that has...

I actually saw a pic in the gallery that has encouraged me to get off my jaded, photographically complacent ar$e and post something here. First time in a while I'll add!

There is nothing I don't...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 1 Week Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 610
Posted By Keith
I had an FM3A and didn't like it a lot ... it...

I had an FM3A and didn't like it a lot ... it felt a bit clacky to me and although the F6 is larger it has a brilliant finder for manual focusing and the ergonomics are excellent. Both great cameras...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 1 Week Ago
Replies: 65
Views: 2,090
Posted By Keith
Well ... you just ran your colours up the mast as...

Well ... you just ran your colours up the mast as they say! :p:p:p
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 1 Week Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 610
Posted By Keith
I think I saw one go for around $600 USD here a...

I think I saw one go for around $600 USD here a few months ago!
Forum: Photography General Interest 1 Week Ago
Replies: 76
Views: 1,757
Posted By Keith
It's not just this forum that has this problem....

It's not just this forum that has this problem. Our society in general appears to feel threatened by the younger generation judging by what you see on social media. Greta Thunberg comes to mind here...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 1 Week Ago
Replies: 65
Views: 2,090
Posted By Keith
And we need this lens because .... ? :rolleyes:

And we need this lens because .... ? :rolleyes:
Forum: Photo Software 1 Week Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 320
Posted By Keith
I basically use SPP to create tifs that I process...

I basically use SPP to create tifs that I process in Lightroom ... the program does have some effective adjustments and as Dan pointed out the fill light light slider is one of them but the program...
Forum: Photography General Interest 1 Week Ago
Replies: 76
Views: 1,757
Posted By Keith
Our biggest problem on this planet is our level...

Our biggest problem on this planet is our level of consumption and discussing a camera manufacturer and how they may be impacting the environment with their process is admirable but pointless. The...
Forum: Travel 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 51
Views: 631
Posted By Keith
Thanks for all the pics ... and I have to say i...

Thanks for all the pics ... and I have to say i really like this, it stood out for me instantly.

I watched 'The World's Fastest Indian' again recently and your post is a timely reminder of how much...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 15
Views: 653
Posted By Keith
Cosina have produced two cameras of real note in...

Cosina have produced two cameras of real note in my opinion ... the other one though not a Bessa was the Zeiss Ikon.
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 15
Views: 653
Posted By Keith
If you like shooting wide they are amazing. I...

If you like shooting wide they are amazing. I had one and really liked it ... they also have a very good build quality in my opinion.
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 114
Views: 4,173
Posted By Keith
I sometimes wonder what would happen if Leica...

I sometimes wonder what would happen if Leica abandoned the M platform totally ... and I suspect that when they think they can, they will!
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 114
Views: 4,173
Posted By Keith
There is a slight sense there of someone throwing...

There is a slight sense there of someone throwing all the toys out of the cot but who can blame him! I wish him well. :)
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 114
Views: 4,173
Posted By Keith
I just stumbled over this post about him by...

I just stumbled over this post about him by bmattock from some years ago ... it's very good! :p
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 42
Views: 1,445
Posted By Keith
I agree totally though I suspect your 99% may be...

I agree totally though I suspect your 99% may be a bit conservative ... it is such a heavily diluted genre that it's actually becoming quite hard to define!
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 23
Views: 698
Posted By Keith
I gather you have reset the camera back to...

I gather you have reset the camera back to default settings at some point!?

My D700 lunched it's shutter a year ago and I still miss the thing ... the repair quote from Andersons here in Brisvegas...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 377
Posted By Keith
I think your idea of drilling the heads off them,...

I think your idea of drilling the heads off them, removing the mount and gripping what is protruding with vise grips, is reasonably sound. Unless they have been put in with high strength loctite or...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-03-2019
Replies: 102
Views: 3,289
Posted By Keith
https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/galler...

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/5265/U5265I1570150273.SEQ.0.jpg
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-01-2019
Replies: 37
Views: 1,457
Posted By Keith
I'd be keeping the OM1 and all the Zuiko lenses...

I'd be keeping the OM1 and all the Zuiko lenses ... and also keeping the OMD and it's lenses. Possibly the GSN for it's emotional attachment.
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 09-30-2019
Replies: 30
Views: 876
Posted By Keith
Simple really ... the RD1 has pixie dust, the...

Simple really ... the RD1 has pixie dust, the Fuji has none! :p:p

More seriously, having had an X100 I thought it was a particularly sterile camera in it's feel and output. The Epson is neither!
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 09-30-2019
Replies: 5
Views: 648
Posted By Keith
Love the sewing machine idea ... I have always...

Love the sewing machine idea ... I have always had a desire to make my own clothing.
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 09-29-2019
Replies: 32
Views: 1,927
Posted By Keith
Lol ... you've just sucked the magic right out of...

Lol ... you've just sucked the magic right out of it Godfrey. I was really impressed there for a while! :p
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 09-28-2019
Replies: 79
Views: 2,708
Posted By Keith
I think a lot of this is to do with the discovery...

I think a lot of this is to do with the discovery that CDs die eventually. I was never aware of that when I started buying them all those years ago but I have many in my collection that will no...
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 09-28-2019
Replies: 30
Views: 876
Posted By Keith
Out of curiosity what is an RD1 going for...

Out of curiosity what is an RD1 going for currently? I suspect I bought mine at the bottom of the curve ... about six hundred dollars from memory and while it's not mint it's in very good nick.
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 09-27-2019
Replies: 30
Views: 876
Posted By Keith
I won't be parting with mine any time soon ......

I won't be parting with mine any time soon ... mine is nearly permanently married to my 35mm Biogon these days.
Forum: Fuji X Series 09-23-2019
Replies: 246
Views: 7,542
Posted By Keith
As if it really matters ... but they need to...

As if it really matters ... but they need to keeping dangling that carrot!
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-17-2019
Replies: 81
Views: 3,341
Posted By Keith
Finally .... a Schrödinger's Thread, after all...

Finally .... a Schrödinger's Thread, after all these years! :p:p:p
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-15-2019
Replies: 13
Views: 661
Posted By Keith
My relationship with RFF has outlasted both of my...

My relationship with RFF has outlasted both of my marriages .. that says something! :p
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-11-2019
Replies: 60
Views: 2,226
Posted By Keith
Plus-x was an interesting film and I noticed when...

Plus-x was an interesting film and I noticed when using it that it had a look that put it in with the older Kodak emulsions. I scanned some rolls of film for a friend that he inherited from his...
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-06-2019
Replies: 45
Views: 1,807
Posted By Keith
Great post and I think it applies to many...

Great post and I think it applies to many pursuits.

For fifty years motorcycles consumed me and dominated my life ... I bought and owned them, sold them, bought more, worked on and made a living...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 09-05-2019
Replies: 31
Views: 1,633
Posted By Keith
I have an OM-3 in the cupboard which was a model...

I have an OM-3 in the cupboard which was a model I lusted after for a while ... spot metering and an extra shutter speed of 1/2000 They are quite hard to find and command a fairly high price.
Forum: Help / Feedback forum 09-05-2019
Replies: 50
Views: 1,291
Posted By Keith
Stephen needs to decide whether this is...

Stephen needs to decide whether this is worthwhile in my opinion.
Forum: Help / Feedback forum 09-04-2019
Replies: 50
Views: 1,291
Posted By Keith
Someone above suggested trialing it which makes...

Someone above suggested trialing it which makes sense to me. I'm surprised at the amount of people who think there is harm in it and see it as a negative ... probably large format shooters!

That...
Forum: Help / Feedback forum 09-04-2019
Replies: 50
Views: 1,291
Posted By Keith
Possibly ... but there is nothing wrong with...

Possibly ... but there is nothing wrong with affirmation. I'd be in favour of it and I'm actually a little surprised that it hasn't happened yet.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 09-03-2019
Replies: 31
Views: 1,633
Posted By Keith
If ever I decided to peel back to one camera it...

If ever I decided to peel back to one camera it would be my OM1 and a handful of Zuiko lenses.

I also love that Landrover. :):):)
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-01-2019
Replies: 64
Views: 1,805
Posted By Keith
It reminds of the threads we used to have some...

It reminds of the threads we used to have some time ago ... :confused:
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-30-2019
Replies: 23
Views: 962
Posted By Keith
One of my favourite images is one I stumbled over...

One of my favourite images is one I stumbled over when I was scanning some old rolls of film for friend. Taken by his partner's grand mother in the thirties I think....
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-26-2019
Replies: 86
Views: 2,040
Posted By Keith
Shooting sports with a rangefinder is a bit like...

Shooting sports with a rangefinder is a bit like teaching a fish to ride a bicycle ... success will be limited! :D
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-26-2019
Replies: 9
Views: 320
Posted By Keith
I think we are historians by instinct!

I think we are historians by instinct!
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-26-2019
Replies: 9
Views: 320
Posted By Keith
Fascinating ... thanks Michael. :) The 1200 odd...

Fascinating ... thanks Michael. :)

The 1200 odd rolls of film shot and stored in the cigar boxes in particular is amazing in that the guy who shot it gambled that at some point in the future the...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 08-22-2019
Replies: 20
Views: 866
Posted By Keith
Thanks for the update ... and a less than ideal...

Thanks for the update ... and a less than ideal result sadly. Years ago I got scammed for a Hasselblad lens courtesy of a fake paypal account that they actually verified before I made payment. They...
Forum: Film vs Digital 08-21-2019
Replies: 14
Views: 706
Posted By Keith
Someone on the radio said yesterday that...

Someone on the radio said yesterday that currently 98% of the world's information is stored digitally! :eek:
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 08-20-2019
Replies: 161
Views: 7,536
Posted By Keith
If technology 'gets in the way' then that's the...

If technology 'gets in the way' then that's the user's problem and not the device's. Nick is correct in my opinion ... it's the mindset that's at fault!

I'm all for simplicity but I can take as...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 08-18-2019
Replies: 60
Views: 2,624
Posted By Keith
I took my Crown Graphic out street shooting some...

I took my Crown Graphic out street shooting some years ago. It certainly drew a lot of interest and like the Rolleiflex people were happy to have their pic taken with it.
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 08-18-2019
Replies: 161
Views: 7,536
Posted By Keith
They sure did when they released the M8.

They sure did when they released the M8.
Forum: Cameras in the Movies / TV / Media 08-16-2019
Replies: 23
Views: 1,231
Posted By Keith
Depp is very high on my list of Hollywood actors...

Depp is very high on my list of Hollywood actors ... and was from the moment I saw Edward Scissor Hands. The list of movies I've seen and enjoyed is endless ... What's Eating Gilbert Grape, Benny and...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 08-12-2019
Replies: 20
Views: 866
Posted By Keith
You don't seem like someone who likes creating...

You don't seem like someone who likes creating waves and credit to you for that. :)

I think your best solution for your own peace of mind is to get another body and move on ... and of course never...
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-11-2019
Replies: 23
Views: 928
Posted By Keith
Great stuff ... thanks for posting. I...

Great stuff ... thanks for posting. I particularly liked this portrait ... really excellent. :)
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 08-10-2019
Replies: 59
Views: 2,103
Posted By Keith
https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/galler...

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/5265/U5265I1311758872.SEQ.0.jpg
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 08-08-2019
Replies: 32
Views: 910
Posted By Keith
What was the motivation in filling your freezer...

What was the motivation in filling your freezer up with black and white film in the first place? I'm curious about that because from what I've seen of your work you are far more of a natural colour...
Forum: Kodak Retina and Ektra Rangefinders 08-08-2019
Replies: 4
Views: 591
Posted By Keith
Ok ... what am I missing here? :p:p

Ok ... what am I missing here? :p:p
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 08-04-2019
Replies: 490
Views: 26,053
Posted By Keith
True ... continue with the feeding frenzy! :p

True ... continue with the feeding frenzy! :p
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 08-04-2019
Replies: 490
Views: 26,053
Posted By Keith
Five hundred dollars or slightly above seems too...

Five hundred dollars or slightly above seems too cheap to me. If this lens is as good as the sample images suggest it deserves to sell for more than that in my opinion.
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-30-2019
Replies: 292
Views: 15,593
Posted By Keith
My rediscovered RD1s ... the original digital RF.

My rediscovered RD1s ... the original digital RF.
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 07-29-2019
Replies: 35
Views: 877
Posted By Keith
I'm pretty sure I recall a thread about this by...

I'm pretty sure I recall a thread about this by ex RFFer Brian Sweeny many years ago ... and I think he did it from memory. He was remarkably resourceful and quite a loss to this place when he left.
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 07-28-2019
Replies: 10
Views: 433
Posted By Keith
Hey Mike ... welcome to RFF. I have two FSUs...

Hey Mike ... welcome to RFF.

I have two FSUs ... a Kiev with a mystery light leak and a Fed2 with a capping shutter. (sigh!)

:p:p:p
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-28-2019
Replies: 50
Views: 1,278
Posted By Keith
Aside from your sketchy first post you haven't...

Aside from your sketchy first post you haven't really given us much information Tim. You seem to think your pics are crap but self analysis is dangerous at best in my opinion.

What in particular...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 07-27-2019
Replies: 490
Views: 26,053
Posted By Keith
Hi Kevin ... not interested the lens so much but...

Hi Kevin ... not interested the lens so much but I can see why it is generating so much interest. :)

Maybe you can refresh my memory but I seem to recall that there was a thread some time ago where...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-26-2019
Replies: 314
Views: 37,398
Posted By Keith
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48383445971_90...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48383445971_90dc94e59b_o.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-26-2019
Replies: 16
Views: 1,301
Posted By Keith
https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/galler...

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/5265/U5265I1424081801.SEQ.0.jpg
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 07-24-2019
Replies: 75
Views: 2,425
Posted By Keith
Being able to zoom in and count someone's...

Being able to zoom in and count someone's eyelashes is fine if that is what's required.

However, I suspect that the majority of people who buy a 60 pus megapixel camera could probably be quite...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 07-23-2019
Replies: 4
Views: 341
Posted By Keith
'The Meter Reader's Passion For Photography.'

Very good work that really resonates with me. LINK...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-23-2019
Replies: 314
Views: 37,398
Posted By Keith
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/47723518842_b4...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/47723518842_b4b14b586d_o.jpg
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-22-2019
Replies: 49
Views: 1,740
Posted By Keith
There is no accounting for Musk's ego ... quite...

There is no accounting for Musk's ego ... quite the stunt! :eek::D
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-22-2019
Replies: 49
Views: 1,740
Posted By Keith
I'd have the Tesla ... and use it to pursue the...

I'd have the Tesla ... and use it to pursue the Hassy! :p
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-22-2019
Replies: 14
Views: 694
Posted By Keith
Hilarious ... photography's version of the lucky...

Hilarious ... photography's version of the lucky dip! lol :)
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-21-2019
Replies: 314
Views: 37,398
Posted By Keith
I was curious to see if we had a WNW thread for...

I was curious to see if we had a WNW thread for birds and found this one ... last entry Feb 2006. :eek:

I'm gobsmacked that this thread has been dormant that long considering the absolute beauty of...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-20-2019
Replies: 73
Views: 3,782
Posted By Keith
Excellent ... thanks Godfrey. You generally have...

Excellent ... thanks Godfrey. You generally have a pretty measured approach to things. :)
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-20-2019
Replies: 24
Views: 595
Posted By Keith
https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/galler...

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/5265/U5265I1440591287.SEQ.0.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-20-2019
Replies: 24
Views: 595
Posted By Keith
Wow ... stunning! :)

Wow ... stunning! :)
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-20-2019
Replies: 24
Views: 595
Posted By Keith
An i-phone pano from this morning with the moon...

An i-phone pano from this morning with the moon on the left and the rising sun on the right.


https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48332478351_e2e74d526d_o.jpg
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 07-19-2019
Replies: 6
Views: 387
Posted By Keith
If you don't particularly need the money I'd be...

If you don't particularly need the money I'd be keeping both. First point being if prices are rising they will continue to rise .... and I guess the reason for that being no other digital camera is...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-19-2019
Replies: 24
Views: 595
Posted By Keith
https://live.staticflickr.com/5469/30861479522_03a...

https://live.staticflickr.com/5469/30861479522_03aa9a0ffd_o.jpg
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-19-2019
Replies: 49
Views: 1,740
Posted By Keith
Kind of stunned at the direction this thread...

Kind of stunned at the direction this thread headed for a while. Hopefully it will move on from that sort of stuff! :confused:
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-18-2019
Replies: 73
Views: 3,782
Posted By Keith
I already checked freestyle before :p... I used...

I already checked freestyle before :p... I used to get film off them. I don't thing this is all that expensive considering the convenience. :)
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-18-2019
Replies: 49
Views: 1,740
Posted By Keith
I saw the trailer today ... it looks brilliant! ...

I saw the trailer today ... it looks brilliant! :)
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-18-2019
Replies: 73
Views: 3,782
Posted By Keith
The more I read about these things the more I...

The more I read about these things the more I realise how ideal they are in the extremely small space I now live in. When they become readily available I may make the plunge! :)
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-17-2019
Replies: 49
Views: 1,740
Posted By Keith
Interesting discussion about the 70mm film used by Nasa during the Apollo 11 Mission

It's a podcast on our Australian public fee to air radio service ... I heard it this morning and found it very interesting. Nasa has a lot of archival footage shot on this film apparently.

podcast...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-15-2019
Replies: 26
Views: 1,035
Posted By Keith
Google search Ron Reeder ... specialises in...

Google search Ron Reeder ... specialises in contact printing from digitally created negatives and sells an instructional book.
Forum: Nikon Historical Society 07-14-2019
Replies: 57
Views: 2,654
Posted By Keith
Paul Simon never wrote any song that mentioned a...

Paul Simon never wrote any song that mentioned a Leica ... :D
Forum: Nikon Historical Society 07-14-2019
Replies: 57
Views: 2,654
Posted By Keith
Any company will be inspired by the actions of...

Any company will be inspired by the actions of it's competitors but giving credit to Leica for the Nikon RF rebirth is stretching it for me. It's a bit like thanking Audi for the Subaru WRX.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-13-2019
Replies: 13
Views: 867
Posted By Keith
Very interesting and it makes you realise looking...

Very interesting and it makes you realise looking at the size of the Ilford plant why Kodak in Rochester was so huge at it's peak.
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-13-2019
Replies: 129
Views: 3,177
Posted By Keith
It's called an F6 and it's already out there. :)

It's called an F6 and it's already out there. :)
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 07-13-2019
Replies: 52
Views: 1,689
Posted By Keith
Sorry but that didn't seem like a snark to me ......

Sorry but that didn't seem like a snark to me ... just fact.
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 07-13-2019
Replies: 52
Views: 1,689
Posted By Keith
Just imagine how happy you'd be if you had an RD1...

Just imagine how happy you'd be if you had an RD1 ... :)
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 07-12-2019
Replies: 68
Views: 2,583
Posted By Keith
Cumbersome as in DP Merrill cumbersome? ...

Cumbersome as in DP Merrill cumbersome? :p

Those little DPMs are a serious photographic tool but they certainly challenge your patience! :eek:
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-12-2019
Replies: 28
Views: 1,188
Posted By Keith
I think mobiles are more use for video personally...

I think mobiles are more use for video personally .. in an age where everyone is a potential reporter some pretty emphatic footage gets captured on them.
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-12-2019
Replies: 28
Views: 1,188
Posted By Keith
Where there is light there is often dark ......

Where there is light there is often dark ... think of the doom and gloom stuff as the darks! :D

I'm no use to them ... I haven't bought a digital camera in five years and I have an i-phone 6 that...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-11-2019
Replies: 15
Views: 1,238
Posted By Keith
Valley girl goes analog! :p

Valley girl goes analog! :p
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 07-11-2019
Replies: 68
Views: 2,583
Posted By Keith
As much as this fascinates me it's not the Sigma...

As much as this fascinates me it's not the Sigma I would want but according to rumour the full frame foveon is still in the wings if you can believe that. Aside from the diminutive size I don't see...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-11-2019
Replies: 28
Views: 1,188
Posted By Keith
Your perception maybe?

Your perception maybe?
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 07-11-2019
Replies: 68
Views: 2,583
Posted By Keith
I looked and blinked ... I could have sworn I saw...

I looked and blinked ... I could have sworn I saw my DP Merrill. :p

I still have both of my DPMs and still love the little jiggers ... what an interesting little camera this appears to be and what...
Forum: Photo Software 07-08-2019
Replies: 14
Views: 1,495
Posted By Keith
Even at $149 it's a good piece of software.

Even at $149 it's a good piece of software.
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-07-2019
Replies: 5,612
Views: 500,307
Posted By Keith
DP3...

DP3 Merrill

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48064045536_6ddedde16c_o.jpg
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 07-07-2019
Replies: 10
Views: 441
Posted By Keith
You'd get a second hand D700 for that sort of...

You'd get a second hand D700 for that sort of money and like all DSLRs they are only as complicated as you want them to be. In auto mode they are idiot proof and I still rate that camera as the best...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-06-2019
Replies: 17
Views: 542
Posted By Keith
Not in action but a very pretty Ducati classic...

Not in action but a very pretty Ducati classic race bike.


https://live.staticflickr.com/8732/16621383508_bcdfc62e2e_o.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-05-2019
Replies: 17
Views: 542
Posted By Keith
https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/galler...

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/5265/U5265I1397909914.SEQ.0.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-03-2019
Replies: 12,112
Views: 4,450,638
Posted By Keith
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Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 07-03-2019
Replies: 112
Views: 5,598
Posted By Keith
Can't remember the last time I saw any Leica...

Can't remember the last time I saw any Leica offering and the word 'Bargain' used in the same sentence! :p
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-01-2019
Replies: 40
Views: 1,298
Posted By Keith
https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/galler...

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/5265/U5265I1451950607.SEQ.0.jpg
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 07-01-2019
Replies: 1,736
Views: 440,649
Posted By Keith
I agree ... this thread makes a bit of a mockery...

I agree ... this thread makes a bit of a mockery of current digicam technology. :eek:
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 06-30-2019
Replies: 24
Views: 1,649
Posted By Keith
Helen Hill your'e a legend ... first post in this...

Helen Hill your'e a legend ... first post in this thread since 2006! :p:p:p

Great pics! :)
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 06-29-2019
Replies: 38
Views: 2,324
Posted By Keith
The one I had was a bit of beater! lol ...

The one I had was a bit of beater! lol ...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 06-26-2019
Replies: 82
Views: 3,484
Posted By Keith
If it didn't have Kravitz's name attached to it...

If it didn't have Kravitz's name attached to it and wasn't limited to 125 sets who would buy it ... seriously?

I sometimes get the impression that if Leica put a series of cameras through a system...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 06-26-2019
Replies: 82
Views: 3,484
Posted By Keith
It's a bit glitzy ... not a fan at all! :o

It's a bit glitzy ... not a fan at all! :o
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 06-25-2019
Replies: 54
Views: 2,044
Posted By Keith
That first pic is superb! My 35mm biogon just...

That first pic is superb!

My 35mm biogon just about lives on my old RD1 and would be equally good n the M8 I would think. :)

edit .. and I understand what you mean about the rekindled...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 06-24-2019
Replies: 25
Views: 1,134
Posted By Keith
Manufacturing costs. When Nikon decided to...

Manufacturing costs. When Nikon decided to re-release theirs a while ago as a special I remember reading that the rangefinder mechanism was horrendously expensive to build by modern standards in an...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 06-23-2019
Replies: 4
Views: 446
Posted By Keith
I love her photographs. That image matches the...

I love her photographs. That image matches the description perfectly of simmering teenage awareness. Jane Bown had a beautifully subtle way of capturing what she saw around her.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 06-21-2019
Replies: 16
Views: 875
Posted By Keith
Looks ok but this amused me ... "Minor sign of...

Looks ok but this amused me ... "Minor sign of use." :p
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-20-2019
Replies: 240
Views: 7,167
Posted By Keith
Flickr wouldn't open for me earlier this morning...

Flickr wouldn't open for me earlier this morning but seems ok now. I sympathize with Erik about Firefox because I also run into problems with it occasionally but don't really like the alternatives so...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-19-2019
Replies: 111
Views: 4,106
Posted By Keith
I tend to agree but in case you hadn't noticed...

I tend to agree but in case you hadn't noticed nostalgia sells very well these days. :p

I have to admit that if I had that sort of money laying around I would love to put that on my beaten up old...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-19-2019
Replies: 21
Views: 1,422
Posted By Keith
M6 maybe but not so much the M7 ... I had one and...

M6 maybe but not so much the M7 ... I had one and never really got to love it. A certain well known Leica repair person in the US expressed an opinion that more or less said the M7 was a disaster...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-18-2019
Replies: 10
Views: 848
Posted By Keith
Thanks for the link Marty. :) The first time I...

Thanks for the link Marty. :)

The first time I ever looked at an Arbus image I was immediately struck by the way it made me feel.
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-15-2019
Replies: 111
Views: 4,106
Posted By Keith
I realised that but a couple of other posts have...

I realised that but a couple of other posts have been a bit harsh on him I thought! lol

And yes ... Hassy have definitely earned the right to be mocked. :p
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-15-2019
Replies: 111
Views: 4,106
Posted By Keith
I agree totally with this ... it reflects my...

I agree totally with this ... it reflects my sentiment perfectly.

I will add that Dave Lackey is a stand up guy and stalwart RFFer for as long as I've had the pleasure of knowing him. :)
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 06-12-2019
Replies: 1,736
Views: 440,649
Posted By Keith
It's awful on my 240 ... I tried corner fix but...

It's awful on my 240 ... I tried corner fix but still wasn't excited about it. I can live with a small amount on the Epson. :)
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 06-11-2019
Replies: 1,736
Views: 440,649
Posted By Keith
I'm just discovering how well my 15mm Heliar...

I'm just discovering how well my 15mm Heliar works on the RD1. Never liked it much on the digital M because of the corner fringing problems. On the Epson it becomes a 21mm with no issues and I...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-11-2019
Replies: 108
Views: 2,999
Posted By Keith
Tried this ... it didn't work at all. What a...

Tried this ... it didn't work at all. What a con! :rolleyes:


https://target.scene7.com/is/image/Target/GUEST_81efc42b-a0d1-4091-bfe3-cf0d14415ebe?wid=488&hei=488&fmt=pjpeg
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-11-2019
Replies: 60
Views: 1,618
Posted By Keith
For me 28mm is right on the edge of the wide...

For me 28mm is right on the edge of the wide perspective effect that can dominate an image depending what shaped objects are near the edge of the frame. I loved the film GR1V I had ... probably the...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-11-2019
Replies: 60
Views: 1,618
Posted By Keith
I have never been able to get comfortable with...

I have never been able to get comfortable with 28mm .. that would do it for me. Bye! lol :)
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-11-2019
Replies: 108
Views: 2,999
Posted By Keith
I think it's only done by people on photography...

I think it's only done by people on photography forums ... like a lot of dumb stuff! :D
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 06-10-2019
Replies: 34
Views: 1,733
Posted By Keith
The promotional video on their site says it all...

The promotional video on their site says it all for me!
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 06-10-2019
Replies: 34
Views: 1,733
Posted By Keith
Having looked at a youtube video review I can...

Having looked at a youtube video review I can think of better ways to spend sixty five dollars.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 06-09-2019
Replies: 38
Views: 2,324
Posted By Keith
Yes I agree ... the camera feels like an M.

Yes I agree ... the camera feels like an M.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 06-09-2019
Replies: 38
Views: 2,324
Posted By Keith
I lusted after one but was a bit disappointed to...

I lusted after one but was a bit disappointed to be honest. They don't feel as delicate and fine as a IIIf in the hands and lack the jewel like quality of the smaller screwmount in my opinion.
Forum: Chris Crawford 06-08-2019
Replies: 161
Views: 5,850
Posted By Keith
Thank you!

Thank you!
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-07-2019
Replies: 44
Views: 1,693
Posted By Keith
It's a new film related product ... and that is...

It's a new film related product ... and that is the important part for me. Don't need it though! lol
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 06-05-2019
Replies: 11
Views: 774
Posted By Keith
I found that the longer I owned mine the less...

I found that the longer I owned mine the less that happened. Eye position needs to be pretty precise with that camera and after a while it becomes instinctive and the problem goes away ... well it...
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 06-05-2019
Replies: 1,736
Views: 440,649
Posted By Keith
I love the soft colours in those pics Peter...

I love the soft colours in those pics Peter Wijninga. :)
Forum: Help / Feedback forum 06-05-2019
Replies: 41
Views: 1,848
Posted By Keith
I don't see that the gallery's relative...

I don't see that the gallery's relative clunkyness is the entire cause of slow activity ... that's a problem that has numerous factors in it's roots in my opinion. I also really don't think it's all...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-05-2019
Replies: 35
Views: 834
Posted By Keith
Yes and I'm very close to doing it. I'll probably...

Yes and I'm very close to doing it. I'll probably keep my D4 and my Sigma Merrill compacts for digital and my OM system for film ... and maybe a medium format camera.
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 06-03-2019
Replies: 33
Views: 1,392
Posted By Keith
Some good biting humour in this thread ... it's...

Some good biting humour in this thread ... it's enjoyable and harmless! :D
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 06-03-2019
Replies: 33
Views: 1,392
Posted By Keith
Very good! :D

Very good! :D
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-02-2019
Replies: 17
Views: 830
Posted By Keith
Outside in the middle of summer in Australia in...

Outside in the middle of summer in Australia in full sun that would probably be a bit over exposed.

I think Corran summed it up when he said 'experience is worth a thousand opinions.' You learn...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 06-02-2019
Replies: 33
Views: 1,392
Posted By Keith
Money and taste are often not seen together! I'm...

Money and taste are often not seen together! I'm sure it will look nice sitting on the passenger's seat of an Audi. (apologies to Audi owners who aren't dicks) :D
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 06-01-2019
Replies: 86
Views: 2,935
Posted By Keith
The Australian...

The Australian outback.

https://live.staticflickr.com/3851/15048268696_655af74a62_o.jpg
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-01-2019
Replies: 111
Views: 4,061
Posted By Keith
Exactly, which is why I was careful to include...

Exactly, which is why I was careful to include the words ... "in my opinion!"

No desire to be a victim of the Leica M lynch mob! lol :p
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-01-2019
Replies: 111
Views: 4,061
Posted By Keith
The sad fact is that the best M mount RF camera...

The sad fact is that the best M mount RF camera is actually a Zeiss Ikon in my opinion. I can't believe I was stupid enough to sell mine a few years back!
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-31-2019
Replies: 111
Views: 4,061
Posted By Keith
All these years at RFF and an M comparison can...

All these years at RFF and an M comparison can still stir passion!

I love it! lol :p
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 05-29-2019
Replies: 82
Views: 3,484
Posted By Keith
So in reality ... the ultimate collection would...

So in reality ... the ultimate collection would have to be a complete collection of all the special editions. The mind boggles! :eek::p
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 05-29-2019
Replies: 82
Views: 3,484
Posted By Keith
There will be a certain amount of photographers...

There will be a certain amount of photographers who will wrinkle their noses at this and rightly so ... but will it affect Leica's bottom line? I would doubt that Michael.

One minute we are seeing...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 05-28-2019
Replies: 82
Views: 3,484
Posted By Keith
Retro dude ... surprised he uses a digicam! ...

Retro dude ... surprised he uses a digicam! :p:p:p
Forum: Yashica RF 05-26-2019
Replies: 128
Views: 25,525
Posted By Keith
I still have a black one in the cupboard but not...

I still have a black one in the cupboard but not used in a long time. They are a remarkable camera and I suspect quite a few people bought one based on what we saw in this thread all those years...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-26-2019
Replies: 373
Views: 37,827
Posted By Keith
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/47934435008_4f...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/47934435008_4f5a96d3fe_o.jpg
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 05-25-2019
Replies: 82
Views: 3,484
Posted By Keith
He does have an Aussie connection I forgot about...

He does have an Aussie connection I forgot about ... he was engaged to Nicole Kidman briefly. And I think he may be a vegan ... I remember he was pushing some raw food diet a couple of years ago....
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 05-25-2019
Replies: 1,736
Views: 440,649
Posted By Keith
35mm f2 Biogon ... it really suits the camera in...

35mm f2 Biogon ... it really suits the camera in my opinion and pretty much lives on it permanently. :)
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-25-2019
Replies: 268
Views: 66,107
Posted By Keith
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/40900808523_05...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/40900808523_054a50b9e2_o.jpg
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 05-24-2019
Replies: 82
Views: 3,484
Posted By Keith
I don't mind the pattern but I guess it's very...

I don't mind the pattern but I guess it's very familiar to me ... I prefer it on the snake though! lol :p
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 05-24-2019
Replies: 82
Views: 3,484
Posted By Keith
You nailed it! lol :p:p:p

You nailed it! lol :p:p:p
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-24-2019
Replies: 240
Views: 7,167
Posted By Keith
lol ... you are right! :p

lol ... you are right! :p
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-24-2019
Replies: 240
Views: 7,167
Posted By Keith
Back to normal here now. :)

Back to normal here now. :)
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 05-24-2019
Replies: 82
Views: 3,484
Posted By Keith
The Latest M special ... The Kravitz 'Drifter'.

I quite like the look of this latest boutique special ... and the fake python 'vegan friendly' skin rings all my bells being an Aussie who loves snakes! :D

And of course, whatever keeps the Leica...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-24-2019
Replies: 240
Views: 7,167
Posted By Keith
At the moment it's bringing up a blank page and...

At the moment it's bringing up a blank page and telling me I don't follow anyone! :bang: :p
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-23-2019
Replies: 240
Views: 7,167
Posted By Keith
Down for maintenance ... yes I saw that just now!...

Down for maintenance ... yes I saw that just now! :p
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-21-2019
Replies: 25
Views: 937
Posted By Keith
Works for me! :p:p:p

Works for me! :p:p:p
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-21-2019
Replies: 93
Views: 3,182
Posted By Keith
Sorry Pherdinand ... that doesn't make sense to...

Sorry Pherdinand ... that doesn't make sense to me at all. :)
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-21-2019
Replies: 25
Views: 937
Posted By Keith
That's awful! :eek:

That's awful! :eek:
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 05-20-2019
Replies: 46
Views: 1,267
Posted By Keith
Congratulations, really nice images ... and nice...

Congratulations, really nice images ... and nice to see the person behind the forum name. :)

EDIT ... and I'll ad I visited your web site and would recommend that experience to others.
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-20-2019
Replies: 93
Views: 3,182
Posted By Keith
Too many people here are basing their opinion on...

Too many people here are basing their opinion on their own experiences ... "I'm here talking about my emotions therefore it's rubbish!"

That's right up there with ... "It's snowing outside so...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-20-2019
Replies: 27
Views: 1,450
Posted By Keith
I had my camera inspected for the same reason a...

I had my camera inspected for the same reason a while ago at a cricket match because of the same regulations. :rolleyes:
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-20-2019
Replies: 93
Views: 3,182
Posted By Keith
I like your food Archiver! lol I'm having a...

I like your food Archiver! lol

I'm having a chorizo and vege stew with carrots, potatoes, choko, sweet potato and various spices and crushed tomatoes. I'll be having it with it with long grained...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-20-2019
Replies: 93
Views: 3,182
Posted By Keith
I think it is connected to the tendency of...

I think it is connected to the tendency of certain groups to talk about objects rather than subjects ... the objects certainly don't have to be cameras though! I also think it is more common in men...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-19-2019
Replies: 93
Views: 3,182
Posted By Keith
This will go nowhere because 99% of this forum is...

This will go nowhere because 99% of this forum is male and at least half of that 99% will resent the proposition being put forward by the article the OP posted. :rolleyes:
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 05-19-2019
Replies: 6
Views: 956
Posted By Keith
I tend to see him as being to writing what Leica...

I tend to see him as being to writing what Leica is to photography ... though I tend to think that Leica have left him behind a little.
Forum: Fuji Digital General Discussion 05-18-2019
Replies: 29
Views: 1,307
Posted By Keith
I have a D4 that I bought used a few years ago...

I have a D4 that I bought used a few years ago that I thought about selling until I realised that aside from it's bulk it is more capable than any other camera I own. I'll use it until it breaks ......
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 05-18-2019
Replies: 1,736
Views: 440,649
Posted By Keith
https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/galler...

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/5265/U5265I1555570026.SEQ.0.jpg


https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/5265/U5265I1555486485.SEQ.0.jpg


https://www.rangefinderforum...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-17-2019
Replies: 123
Views: 3,202
Posted By Keith
The smart phone and instagram appear to be...

The smart phone and instagram appear to be inseparable. I have a friend who is constantly telling me I should check out this or that photographer on instagram.

No ... just no!!!!! :p
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 05-17-2019
Replies: 13
Views: 887
Posted By Keith
Aside from that my other pet hate is t-shirt ads...

Aside from that my other pet hate is t-shirt ads that are just a pic of someone wearing what was obviously a plain shirt with the logo or image they are using photoshopped on.

Which is what that...
Forum: Photo Software 05-15-2019
Replies: 34
Views: 1,226
Posted By Keith
Not at all ... I emailed them and was told that...

Not at all ... I emailed them and was told that they had decided to discontinue with the version I was using which was a basic raw converter that came with the first M8s. Shortly after this ACDSee...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-15-2019
Replies: 123
Views: 3,202
Posted By Keith
And so is a pin hole if you like fuzz and...

And so is a pin hole if you like fuzz and vignetting! lol
Forum: Photo Software 05-15-2019
Replies: 34
Views: 1,226
Posted By Keith
I saw capture one mentioned. I had capture one...

I saw capture one mentioned. I had capture one that came with my M8 when I bought it ... a year later when I went to do an update they remotely disabled it and tried to sell me a different version. ...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-15-2019
Replies: 123
Views: 3,202
Posted By Keith
The frequent sneering at anything less than a...

The frequent sneering at anything less than a 'real' camera is what I'm referring to.
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-15-2019
Replies: 123
Views: 3,202
Posted By Keith
The interesting thing there for me is how fast...

The interesting thing there for me is how fast Huawei are hunting Apple down. And yes tanking is certainly not an accurate description ... sales have flattened for sure.

I'm still perfectly happy...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-15-2019
Replies: 123
Views: 3,202
Posted By Keith
I have a friend who owns some very nice camera...

I have a friend who owns some very nice camera gear ... a 5Dlll Cannon and a couple of Fujis (X100F and XT3) and a good range of lenses for both systems. She also has a Galaxy S9 and while the...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-15-2019
Replies: 123
Views: 3,202
Posted By Keith
I don't think the fun factor really comes into it...

I don't think the fun factor really comes into it ... that's a perspective unique to people like us who actually enjoy using a real camera. The average Joe or Jill couldn't give a fig about the form...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-14-2019
Replies: 44
Views: 1,435
Posted By Keith
I think the F100 and 50mm f1.4 lens are both...

I think the F100 and 50mm f1.4 lens are both excellent choices. I don't really see that there is anything an F6 would add to the equation personally ... especially considering the self imposed lens...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-13-2019
Replies: 240
Views: 7,167
Posted By Keith
Yes ... rubbish again today!

Yes ... rubbish again today!
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-11-2019
Replies: 10
Views: 705
Posted By Keith
Lol ... that bugged me too. Quite an oversight I...

Lol ... that bugged me too. Quite an oversight I thought ... but one that only a photographer who uses film would notice though! :p
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-10-2019
Replies: 10
Views: 705
Posted By Keith
Did anyone watch this? I finally did last night...

Did anyone watch this? I finally did last night and it was absolutely riveting with the emphasis on photography being much much more prevalent than I'd imagined it would be.

Some excellent...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-09-2019
Replies: 24
Views: 656
Posted By Keith
I think it's more to do with lack of passion than...

I think it's more to do with lack of passion than block ... though I guess you can say that it's the lack of that passion that causes the block in the first place.

You need to stimulate your...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-07-2019
Replies: 240
Views: 7,167
Posted By Keith
The page won't even open this morning ... they...

The page won't even open this morning ... they really need to get their act together!
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-06-2019
Replies: 240
Views: 7,167
Posted By Keith
Definitely had issues with it the last two days...

Definitely had issues with it the last two days ... couldn't access my photo stream this morning at all. If I see that bad panda one more time today I'll shoot and skin it! lol
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 05-06-2019
Replies: 47
Views: 2,957
Posted By Keith
Not ... the free steak knives?!?! ...

Not ... the free steak knives?!?! :eek::eek::eek:

:p
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 05-06-2019
Replies: 47
Views: 2,957
Posted By Keith
I don't give a damn about what we should or...

I don't give a damn about what we should or shouldn't be saying about Mr Huff ... in my book this is pure snake oil. I'm kind of wishing I didn't know about it but what has been seen can't be unseen....
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 05-05-2019
Replies: 47
Views: 2,957
Posted By Keith
Well on the positive side the lens doesn't appear...

Well on the positive side the lens doesn't appear to have any ghosting issues ... though of course that may have been reported on his 'other' site! :angel:
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 05-05-2019
Replies: 47
Views: 2,957
Posted By Keith
Suddenly Ken Rockwell's looking pretty good! lol...

Suddenly Ken Rockwell's looking pretty good! lol :p
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-04-2019
Replies: 10
Views: 705
Posted By Keith
So many Hollywood movies are based around the...

So many Hollywood movies are based around the actors that are in them or some recurring theme .. Star Wars, Bond, Mission Impossible etc etc.

This looks grim but real to me .. which is actually the...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-04-2019
Replies: 10
Views: 705
Posted By Keith
'The Photographer Of Mauthausen' is on Netflix.

I just heard this Spanish movie being reviewed on an arts program on the radio and also that it is currently available on Netflix. Sounds absolutely intriguing and I'll be sure to watch it in the...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-02-2019
Replies: 12
Views: 714
Posted By Keith
Bloody hell that's cheap for what you're getting...

Bloody hell that's cheap for what you're getting ... it makes a mockery of what Leica asks for their film MP, nearly twice the price in fact. Not to bag Leica though because I would love an MP but...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 04-30-2019
Replies: 77
Views: 2,147
Posted By Keith
I was thinking about this Raid and I've come to...

I was thinking about this Raid and I've come to the conclusion that in spite of the perception of a digital camera being outdated it's more to do with the constant need for people to have the latest...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 04-29-2019
Replies: 77
Views: 2,147
Posted By Keith
Sorry but for me there is no logical answer to...

Sorry but for me there is no logical answer to this question ... but I'll keep thinking! :confused:

:p:p:p
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-28-2019
Replies: 49
Views: 1,989
Posted By Keith
It is a relative thing that most generations seem...

It is a relative thing that most generations seem to go through and I'm no different of course being in my sixties.

Since I was born the earth's population has trebled, we have wiped out 80% of the...
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-27-2019
Replies: 49
Views: 1,989
Posted By Keith
Politics? I'm reading discussion about the...

Politics? I'm reading discussion about the culture of the time and attitudes but I'm struggling to find your references to politics!
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-27-2019
Replies: 31
Views: 1,153
Posted By Keith
Just out of curiosity I gather the histogram...

Just out of curiosity I gather the histogram isn't affected by the metering mode ... spot, centre weighted or matrix? It's to do with the light being transferred to the sensor I guess!

Personally I...
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-26-2019
Replies: 49
Views: 1,989
Posted By Keith
Great if you were white generally looking at...

Great if you were white generally looking at those pics, which is not to criticise the photos themselves but that does rather stand out. Zero representation or recognition of non white culture being...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 04-24-2019
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Views: 1,502
Posted By Keith
I like the way optics work at their extreme for...

I like the way optics work at their extreme for the same reason I like driving fast in a car or riding a motorcycle fast. The closer you get anything to it's limit the better the rewards in my...
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-22-2019
Replies: 46
Views: 1,822
Posted By Keith
His images that I subsequently discovered I liked.

His images that I subsequently discovered I liked.
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-22-2019
Replies: 46
Views: 1,822
Posted By Keith
I think the only one I've seen that I actually...

I think the only one I've seen that I actually enjoyed was a Joel Meyerowitz video that popped up here in a thread some time ago. Initially I didn't like it or him much and to be honest I knew little...
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