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Forum: Scale Focus 35's 06-18-2019
Replies: 14
Views: 1,297
Posted By DaveW
I have had that camera for 20 years and never...

I have had that camera for 20 years and never took anything as nice as that first shot! Welcome aboard.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-16-2019
Replies: 26
Views: 12,331
Posted By DaveW
Nothing on my roll has that glow you are looking...

Nothing on my roll has that glow you are looking for Ricoh, but I wasn't trying for that either.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-16-2019
Replies: 26
Views: 12,331
Posted By DaveW
Dead Carp in Wendy Park (Whiskey Island)

Nice Film, smooth grain
Orwo UN-54 bought from FPP
Pentax Spotmatic, Super Macro Takumar 50f4.0
Adox MQ Borax

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48072904962_678e0375a3_c.jpg...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 06-13-2019
Replies: 381
Views: 20,756
Posted By DaveW
Romaine Lettuce

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48043694708_95e08efaba_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2gcsuBW)lettuce (https://flic.kr/p/2gcsuBW) by gkardmw (https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/), on Flickr ...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-09-2019
Replies: 13
Views: 529
Posted By DaveW
Just want to echo what jbharrill1 said. The...

Just want to echo what jbharrill1 said. The marks seem to be dried stabilizer and some suggest using photo flo and some think this ruins the chemistry. I always use distilled when mixing the...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-08-2019
Replies: 13
Views: 529
Posted By DaveW
I use these kits with no problems other than a...

I use these kits with no problems other than a common problem with the stabilizer giving water marks. Not the kits problem per se, just this step in the process.
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 04-06-2019
Replies: 7
Views: 420
Posted By DaveW
Slightly off topic, but related to Thingiverse -...

Slightly off topic, but related to Thingiverse - I can vouch for these lens hoods for bayonet TLR's (Bay 1). They fit my Yashica 44, Minolta Autocord, Rolleicord and Rolleiflex. ...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 01-31-2019
Replies: 124
Views: 3,269
Posted By DaveW
Hey B-9, who is Phil? I would like to know the...

Hey B-9, who is Phil? I would like to know the fix for the Pentax PC35AF as well as mine is in the same condition. It is getting energy from the battery (as the flash indicator lights) but the...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-14-2017
Replies: 23
Views: 3,544
Posted By DaveW
Colorado CJ - An interesting little bit that a...

Colorado CJ - An interesting little bit that a lot of the Contessas are missing is a flat disk that screws into the thread mount on the front cover. I seem to have the only one I have ever seen. ...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 11-16-2015
Replies: 5
Views: 727
Posted By DaveW
Do you shoot it at the rated speed?

Do you shoot it at the rated speed?
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 11-16-2015
Replies: 5
Views: 727
Posted By DaveW
Danwilly, Sorry I cannot answer your question...

Danwilly,

Sorry I cannot answer your question but was wondering how you process this film (time, temperature, agitiation, EI)? I just recently finished a roll myself and I don't usually use it. I...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-06-2013
Replies: 2,109
Views: 390,932
Posted By DaveW
Relayer, I'm very impressed with your results -...

Relayer,

I'm very impressed with your results - can you confirm, 3 minutes constant agitation in bath A, return to container, then fill with bath B, constant agitation, dispose of this?

Dave
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 03-17-2013
Replies: 59
Views: 4,140
Posted By DaveW
more votes

1. Scrap Iron I
2. Flat Iron Builiding
3. Lenin's Bath
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-21-2012
Replies: 210
Views: 29,329
Posted By DaveW
http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8334/8110147905_6521...

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8334/8110147905_6521613368_m.jpg
From the Mopar National Convention near Columbus, Ohio 2012
Taken on Kodak Gold 100
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 07-13-2012
Replies: 52
Views: 6,953
Posted By DaveW
Hah! I agree with both of JSU's recent comments! ...

Hah! I agree with both of JSU's recent comments! But after all, we are comparing digitized film verses a digital, so the person's tweaking is part of what we are judging.
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 07-13-2012
Replies: 52
Views: 6,953
Posted By DaveW
Keith, I think the bottom photo is much more...

Keith, I think the bottom photo is much more interesting. Like Dave, the top one for me is just dull but properly exposed. The bottom one shows more details in the front trees, the bokeh is nice,...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-25-2012
Replies: 53
Views: 7,953
Posted By DaveW
This happened to me as well - one week ago with...

This happened to me as well - one week ago with Acros. Mine was at least 10 years old if not older - was dark red, couldn't hardly see through the syringe to read the numbers. Yeah, it lasts a long...
Forum: Kodak Retina and Ektra Rangefinders 12-19-2011
Replies: 11
Views: 5,779
Posted By DaveW
Retina 1a - any examples?

I recently bought one of these and then took stock of my retina collection and learned that I had 4 others! Well, that happens. So I put them all together to size them up, and realized that the...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-16-2011
Replies: 43
Views: 3,531
Posted By DaveW
Some fall color via Fuji

Here are a couple from Ohio
My first time developing C-41
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-16-2011
Replies: 1
Views: 743
Posted By DaveW
The man is Eric...

The man is Eric Hendrickson

http://pentaxs.com/index.html

You won't find any better.
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 08-01-2011
Replies: 7
Views: 1,594
Posted By DaveW
I also have a 521/16 with a 7.5cmf3.5 tessar lens...

I also have a 521/16 with a 7.5cmf3.5 tessar lens and compur rapid shutter - has an albada finder - is smaller in all 3 dimensions and less massive than the super. The super also has a frame counter...
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 08-01-2011
Replies: 7
Views: 1,594
Posted By DaveW
It looks like you figured out the A,B,C naming...

It looks like you figured out the A,B,C naming convention - then there are those numbers to look at. Here is a nice list

http://www.wctatel.net/web/crye/z-i120.htm#I

And I believe the Supers have...
Forum: Tom Abrahamsson of RapidWinder.com 04-21-2011
Replies: 135
Views: 25,372
Posted By DaveW
Me too

Two for me as long as they will fit pentax slr or olympus sp
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-06-2010
Replies: 11
Views: 1,223
Posted By DaveW
Keith, I certainly would be glad to take it off...

Keith, I certainly would be glad to take it off of your hands and let it join a nice collection of pentax glass and other cameras, but I am not a student or needy like that. I could only say that...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-30-2010
Replies: 13
Views: 4,120
Posted By DaveW
510 Pyro

I've used 510 Pyro for techpan (1:300) with nice results but I haven't compared it to any other results yet. I also used it with d100 (1:100, 9.5 minutes, normal agitation) and that seemed very nice...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 06-14-2010
Replies: 5
Views: 972
Posted By DaveW
On the version I have (the s-m-c tak) you push...

On the version I have (the s-m-c tak) you push the switch forward to reveal the "manual' label and you also pull up on the switch to keep it in that position.
Forum: Yashica RF 04-24-2010
Replies: 5
Views: 866
Posted By DaveW
btgc: So there is hope! Where is Dan Mitchell's...

btgc: So there is hope! Where is Dan Mitchell's repair guide?
Forum: Yashica RF 04-24-2010
Replies: 5
Views: 866
Posted By DaveW
5000e - Is this repair possible?

I bought a Lynx 5000e not too long ago - very nice looking but I have recently discovered that the shutter dial will not move past 1/30 second - almost like something is blocking it internally. The...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 12-06-2009
Replies: 111
Views: 22,956
Posted By DaveW
And be nice to that camera, SteveM! You never...

And be nice to that camera, SteveM! You never know when you might want to sell it back to me!:D
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 08-16-2009
Replies: 8
Views: 2,250
Posted By DaveW
very nice Amy! What was your EI for the Arista...

very nice Amy! What was your EI for the Arista Premium 100 in diafine ?
Forum: Olympus RF 07-16-2009
Replies: 24
Views: 2,828
Posted By DaveW
Yep, a dead battery will make it work the way you...

Yep, a dead battery will make it work the way you describe.
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 03-17-2009
Replies: 17
Views: 1,202
Posted By DaveW
Ed, I plead guilty to the "optimistic" label,...

Ed, I plead guilty to the "optimistic" label, but like I said, this project (making the homebrew) for whatever reason has re-energized my darkroom work which had been sadly neglected the past year...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 03-17-2009
Replies: 17
Views: 1,202
Posted By DaveW
edik, I don't know what is reasonable at all...

edik,

I don't know what is reasonable at all with this combination (because of the age of the film and the use of homebrew diafine), hence the experimentation. Might as well assume something good...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 03-17-2009
Replies: 17
Views: 1,202
Posted By DaveW
Whoops, just noticed I went the wrong way with...

Whoops, just noticed I went the wrong way with that last exposure, probably because I am use to overexposing (with underdevelopment). I thought something was up. So I guess I got a good print at...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 03-17-2009
Replies: 17
Views: 1,202
Posted By DaveW
Today I took another swipe at using my homebrew....

Today I took another swipe at using my homebrew.

First metered a scene in my backyard of some old pots, maybe 65% in the shade. Using handheld meter at EI 400, measured [email protected] off of my palm, so...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 03-17-2009
Replies: 17
Views: 1,202
Posted By DaveW
Tom, if you can, could you email or post the...

Tom, if you can, could you email or post the recipe for TD 201? It does not seem to be in my edition of the Cookbook (well, I have not found it in edition 1 and 2).
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 03-16-2009
Replies: 17
Views: 1,202
Posted By DaveW
Ah, doing it the hard way! Yep, I was going to...

Ah, doing it the hard way! Yep, I was going to do that tomorrow -I was hoping there was a shortcut. Tom - you are suggesting that the activity controls contrast only, yes? I notice some dilute the...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 03-16-2009
Replies: 17
Views: 1,202
Posted By DaveW
Excitement

This is a hard question, but I feel more ownership of it, that I accomplished something if I do it from scratch. Why do I drive a stick when automatic is available? Feeling like I am part of the...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 03-16-2009
Replies: 17
Views: 1,202
Posted By DaveW
Many Questions - Diafine Homebrew

Hi Everyone,

I tried mixing some diafine homebrew recently (from the Darkroom Cookbook) to get some Tri-X to expose well at 1250 or so. I souped my negatives yesterday to find that I had grossly...
Forum: Kodak Retina and Ektra Rangefinders 08-05-2008
Replies: 4
Views: 1,804
Posted By DaveW
And the "A: would mean...?

And the "A: would mean...?
Forum: Kodak Retina and Ektra Rangefinders 08-04-2008
Replies: 4
Views: 1,804
Posted By DaveW
I am pretty sure of the "delta" meaning - someone...

I am pretty sure of the "delta" meaning - someone on photo.net told me that the "C" indicates a particular series of lenses that can be used on those cameras. What I was particularly wondering - I...
Forum: Kodak Retina and Ektra Rangefinders 07-28-2008
Replies: 4
Views: 1,804
Posted By DaveW
Red Symbols mean...?

I was looking over my retinas today and noticed something I had not noticed before.

Around the lens, some have red triangles near the name of the lens. I believe this to mean coated lens (correct...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 07-24-2008
Replies: 3
Views: 785
Posted By DaveW
Thanks

Thanks folks!

Dave
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 07-24-2008
Replies: 3
Views: 785
Posted By DaveW
J-12 Where to attach filter?

Okay, so I bought this pretty nice chrome J-12 the other day, the one where the aperture is changed by moving a ring near the face of the lens. Is there any way to attach a filter? I don't see any...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-03-2008
Replies: 7
Views: 1,540
Posted By DaveW
What dilutions?

Yes - all examples have great details in highlights - so what are the dilutions Itsreallydarren?

Maddoc - when you say XTOL 1:1 + Rodinal 1:100, is that a 50:50 mix between the diluted xtol and...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-24-2008
Replies: 24
Views: 1,924
Posted By DaveW
trying again

http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/2518607620/



http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/2518607620/ (http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/2518607620/)

...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-24-2008
Replies: 24
Views: 1,924
Posted By DaveW
Okay, I had this problem this morning posting to...

Okay, I had this problem this morning posting to a different thread, so let me test what I just read:

Some cameras I own from flickr:

http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/2518607620/
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-24-2008
Replies: 26
Views: 21,359
Posted By DaveW
Some Comparison Shots

Here are some comparison of several of the cameras mentioned along with a few others for comparison:
This first shot shows from left to right and front to back:
Olympus 35 RC, Olympus SP, Yasicha...
Forum: Fixed Lens 35mm RF 05-20-2008
Replies: 6
Views: 1,502
Posted By DaveW
625s Very nice snaps! Your exposure looks very...

625s

Very nice snaps! Your exposure looks very good.
Forum: Off Topic 02-06-2008
Replies: 16
Views: 594
Posted By DaveW
I'll take it! 47? Dave

I'll take it! 47? Dave
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-27-2007
Replies: 35
Views: 2,262
Posted By DaveW
I haven't left any feedback - I would expect he...

I haven't left any feedback - I would expect he would just retaliate - that is what happened the last time I bought a camera advertised as working, but the shutter was inoperable. I wish that these...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-27-2007
Replies: 35
Views: 2,262
Posted By DaveW
Thanks Ray. I need as many opinions as I can get...

Thanks Ray. I need as many opinions as I can get (even if you do not support my view). Anyone else have an opionion on this matter?
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-27-2007
Replies: 35
Views: 2,262
Posted By DaveW
What does "Firing at all speeds" mean to you?

Okay, ebay seller sends me a camera, in ad, says "firing at all speeds" . I receive camera, and the shutter works at no speeds. He is claiming that this phrase does not imply that the shutter was...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 12-22-2007
Replies: 8
Views: 1,283
Posted By DaveW
Good thought, dmr, so I tried it the negative...

Good thought, dmr, so I tried it the negative carrier without the negative in it, still no luck. The grinding noise just sounds like one of the gears is whirling away with a little clacking noise,...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 12-22-2007
Replies: 8
Views: 1,283
Posted By DaveW
Okay, have found the link to have it repaired by...

Okay, have found the link to have it repaired by Sony - I would have preferred to deal with an independent contractor, but at least there is someone who will work on it. Dave
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 12-22-2007
Replies: 8
Views: 1,283
Posted By DaveW
KM Dimage Scan Dual IV Repair

I don't know if this is the best place to post this, but here it goes: Does anyone know where I could have this scanner repaired? It seems something mechanical has gone wrong - when I turn it on,...
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 06-16-2007
Replies: 28
Views: 7,651
Posted By DaveW
Ah, so that is why this camera can only expose 11...

Ah, so that is why this camera can only expose 11 frames instead of 12! I was wondering about that and why the red window did not line up with the right set of numbers (lines up with the 6x9 numbers...
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 06-11-2007
Replies: 28
Views: 7,651
Posted By DaveW
Okay, after a little googling, here is what my...

Okay, after a little googling, here is what my current thought is on the markings in the film chamber:

It seems that when 120 mm film was in its infancy, Zeiss marketed it as
B2 or 6 x 9 film. So...
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 06-11-2007
Replies: 28
Views: 7,651
Posted By DaveW
Jan, As to your edited comment, that is my...

Jan,

As to your edited comment, that is my camera! Yeah, I had the same thought as you before I read your comment, that is, if the interior opening is square, the picture has to be square! I...
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 06-11-2007
Replies: 28
Views: 7,651
Posted By DaveW
Jan I'm leaning towards it being a 6x6 as the...

Jan

I'm leaning towards it being a 6x6 as the opening from the bellows to the film is approximately square.

The other reason I thought this to be a C is that it is much larger than the 521/16 I...
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 06-11-2007
Replies: 28
Views: 7,651
Posted By DaveW
I would think the numbering system for these...

I would think the numbering system for these cameras could be more clear. My assumption that this was a C is based on the wording inside the film cavity of the camera, which says:

Zeiss Ikon...
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 06-10-2007
Replies: 28
Views: 7,651
Posted By DaveW
Okay, that sounds fine, but isn't modern film...

Okay, that sounds fine, but isn't modern film sensitive to the light (or is the paper backing enough to block it?). I know the paper has a nice black layer to it. The film is HP5 Plus. I am use...
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 06-10-2007
Replies: 28
Views: 7,651
Posted By DaveW
Zeiss Ikonta C 532/16 Where to start film?

Hi,

About to use the 532/16 for the first time (6x9, beautiful condition!) but am embarassed to say I am not sure about where to start the roll. I am used to a red dot or something to line up the...
Forum: Olympus RF 05-01-2007
Replies: 5
Views: 2,258
Posted By DaveW
No sound after the shutter button is fired. ...

No sound after the shutter button is fired. Keeps advancing the film.

The shutter current is no where to be seen. That is, from the back, the lens is clearly visible, the shutter is obviously...
Forum: Olympus RF 05-01-2007
Replies: 23
Views: 2,366
Posted By DaveW
Does anyone know how the bokeh is with this...

Does anyone know how the bokeh is with this camera? Doesn't it have a 4 blade diaphragm, hence harsh bokeh? Some examples would help if anyone has some.

Dave
Forum: Olympus RF 05-01-2007
Replies: 5
Views: 2,258
Posted By DaveW
Oh, C'mon

No one has ever had one of these repaired? Man, I must be really unlucky then!
:bang:

Does anyone have an email for Karl Bryan (I think that is his name, repair guy).

Dave
Forum: Olympus RF 04-28-2007
Replies: 5
Views: 2,258
Posted By DaveW
Olympus 35 SP

Hi,

New member, first post!

Unfortunately, I have a camera in need of repair - my Oly 35 SP does not cock the shutter -seems like the film advance and shutter are not speaking to one another. ...
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