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Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 11-07-2011
Replies: 26
Views: 4,400
Posted By PollitowuzHere
Thanks! The Kodak link looks interesting, but you...

Thanks! The Kodak link looks interesting, but you forgot the Ctein one.
I'm currently reading "Black & White Photography" by Horenstein and "Way Beyond Monochrome" by Lambrecht and Woodhouse. Very...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 11-07-2011
Replies: 26
Views: 4,400
Posted By PollitowuzHere
The only local enlarger available is an old...

The only local enlarger available is an old Focomat 1c that's really dusty with dead wiring and they want $500 for it.
I was thinking of buying a Beseler on eBay, found a pretty good (I think) deal...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 11-06-2011
Replies: 26
Views: 4,400
Posted By PollitowuzHere
I guess for the lenses either a El-Nikkor 50mm...

I guess for the lenses either a El-Nikkor 50mm 2.8 or a similar Componon-S.
Do I need anything (I'm guessing I do) to hold down the paper to the base board?
And safelights, what color or wattage is...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 11-06-2011
Replies: 26
Views: 4,400
Posted By PollitowuzHere
I'm thinking of a El-Nikkor 105mm 5.6 for double...

I'm thinking of a El-Nikkor 105mm 5.6 for double duty in MF, but I really couldn't find a lot of information about it on the internet. Do the trays have to be the ones that sell in B&H/Freestyle or...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 11-06-2011
Replies: 26
Views: 4,400
Posted By PollitowuzHere
Establishing a darkroom.

The title mostly says it all.
I've been developing my own B/W for the past year and I've really taken a liking to the whole DIY process. The logical next step is to start printing my own pictures....
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-30-2011
Replies: 1,194
Views: 168,055
Posted By PollitowuzHere
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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-30-2011
Replies: 73
Views: 15,242
Posted By PollitowuzHere
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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-13-2011
Replies: 73
Views: 15,242
Posted By PollitowuzHere
Thanks. I'll admit it's a bit hairy working near...

Thanks. I'll admit it's a bit hairy working near riot police, specially when all hells breaks loose and they start chasing people waving batons and spraying pepper spray.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-12-2011
Replies: 73
Views: 15,242
Posted By PollitowuzHere
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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-12-2011
Replies: 73
Views: 15,242
Posted By PollitowuzHere
From the same days of the strike. The injury was...

From the same days of the strike. The injury was caused when police officers started throwing rocks at the students....
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-12-2011
Replies: 73
Views: 15,242
Posted By PollitowuzHere
Not from the Occupy movement, but here in Puerto...

Not from the Occupy movement, but here in Puerto Rico we had a student strike the first few months of this year over a proposed (and later implemented) fee that almost doubled the cost of studying...
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 10-10-2011
Replies: 63
Views: 9,370
Posted By PollitowuzHere
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Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 09-28-2011
Replies: 1
Views: 932
Posted By PollitowuzHere
Plustek scanner driver woes

I've been using my Plustek 7300 reasonably fine for 2-3 months until today. I decide to upgrade the driver so I could use Silverfast with it to scan some color negatives. Well, I seem to have screwed...
Forum: Sony NEX APS-C format 09-10-2011
Replies: 15
Views: 3,384
Posted By PollitowuzHere
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NEX-5...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 08-30-2011
Replies: 6
Views: 1,658
Posted By PollitowuzHere
Reviving an old thread, I'm currently having the...

Reviving an old thread, I'm currently having the same problem. Winder doesn't work when atttached to the camera, off the camera also doesn't move. It makes a whirring noise when I turn it on and...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 08-19-2011
Replies: 3
Views: 1,025
Posted By PollitowuzHere
How do you know if D-76 has gone bad?

I mixed up a gallon of D-76 almost a week ago, the powder dissolved and I got a clear yellow/amber color liquid. I've looked almost everywhere online and can't find what color D-76 is supposed to...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 08-08-2011
Replies: 12
Views: 1,440
Posted By PollitowuzHere
Plastic reel, you're probably correct on the...

Plastic reel, you're probably correct on the humidity part, it's usually 70-80% around here.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 08-08-2011
Replies: 12
Views: 1,440
Posted By PollitowuzHere
Film sticking/kinks on loading

Loading LegacyPro 400, it seems that it always sticks/kinks on the reel while I'm loading it. This usually happens towards the end of the roll, around frame 30-33. I usually take my time loading, but...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 07-29-2011
Replies: 6
Views: 2,412
Posted By PollitowuzHere
Thanks a bunch!

Thanks a bunch!
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 07-29-2011
Replies: 6
Views: 2,412
Posted By PollitowuzHere
How long does the stock solution of D-76 last?

Going to be mixing a gallon of D-76 soon and wondering how long does the stock last. I'm going to be splitting the solution into two 2L Coke bottles. I develop about 2-3 rolls of 35mm a month,...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-23-2011
Replies: 1,194
Views: 168,055
Posted By PollitowuzHere
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Forum: CSC : Digital Compact System Cameras - 07-21-2011
Replies: 114
Views: 25,538
Posted By PollitowuzHere
Almost looks like the Pentax Q mount, just upside...

Almost looks like the Pentax Q mount, just upside down and with more electrical contacts.

http://www.letsgodigital.org/images/artikelen/39/q-mount-pentax.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-15-2011
Replies: 2,998
Views: 478,004
Posted By PollitowuzHere
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Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-26-2011
Replies: 15
Views: 1,501
Posted By PollitowuzHere
And if for example I want to bulk load slide...

And if for example I want to bulk load slide film. Developing that means I'll have to send it out. Do I tell the developing service that I want the cassette back (if I use discarded film cartidges...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-25-2011
Replies: 15
Views: 1,501
Posted By PollitowuzHere
Or is it possible to DX encode the cassettes?...

Or is it possible to DX encode the cassettes? Asking because I'm curious about getting a Yashica T2-T3, and I know that it takes the ISO from the DX code, not sure if you can manually change the ISO.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-25-2011
Replies: 15
Views: 1,501
Posted By PollitowuzHere
Could you tape the film to the bit of film that's...

Could you tape the film to the bit of film that's left sticking out of an used film cassette?
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-25-2011
Replies: 15
Views: 1,501
Posted By PollitowuzHere
Bulk Loading

Simply put, what is there to know about bulk loading?
Which loader is the best?
Also, is it worth to buy the reloadable cassettes or what other options are there?
Thanks!
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 06-15-2011
Replies: 2
Views: 922
Posted By PollitowuzHere
Weird white line in the negative.

Pulling out the roll from the reel, I notice an odd white line running along the top part of the negative. It's a milky white color, runs the length of almost the entire roll. It doesn't affect the...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-23-2011
Replies: 2,998
Views: 478,004
Posted By PollitowuzHere
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both shot with the Sony NEX-5 and kit zoom.
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 04-19-2011
Replies: 2,011
Views: 603,619
Posted By PollitowuzHere
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Yashica 124, expired Portra 160NC
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-16-2011
Replies: 3,168
Views: 556,642
Posted By PollitowuzHere
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Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 04-07-2011
Replies: 628
Views: 158,218
Posted By PollitowuzHere
How fast is the turnaround? I sent 5 rolls of 120...

How fast is the turnaround? I sent 5 rolls of 120 film last weekend, should've arrived by now. Thanks!
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-07-2011
Replies: 12
Views: 1,759
Posted By PollitowuzHere
Wondering, what's the main difference (if any)...

Wondering, what's the main difference (if any) between developing 120 film and 35mm. I know you need more chemicals and maybe the developing time changes, but other than that, anything I should know?...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-03-2011
Replies: 12
Views: 1,759
Posted By PollitowuzHere
I have the same problem as Chris101, really...

I have the same problem as Chris101, really rarely will I have water that is nowhere near to what you could consider good developing temperatura. Well, here are some results from negative, used...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-02-2011
Replies: 12
Views: 1,759
Posted By PollitowuzHere
So the way I'm thinking of doing it right now...

So the way I'm thinking of doing it right now will be: 2 minutes of pre-soak (to follow the notes in the dev chart), followed by adding the developer, constant inversions for the first minute and...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-01-2011
Replies: 12
Views: 1,759
Posted By PollitowuzHere
First time film developing

So, I guess I'm finally going to try to develop my own roll of film. Film used will be an expired 35mm roll of Tri-X that's been in the heat, so I'm really not expecting much, just trying to get my...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-16-2011
Replies: 2,998
Views: 478,004
Posted By PollitowuzHere
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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-26-2011
Replies: 2,998
Views: 478,004
Posted By PollitowuzHere
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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-26-2011
Replies: 2,998
Views: 478,004
Posted By PollitowuzHere
More from the NEX...I'm enjoying this camera a...

More from the NEX...I'm enjoying this camera a...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-24-2011
Replies: 2,998
Views: 478,004
Posted By PollitowuzHere
All of them with NEX-5 and converted in...

All of them with NEX-5 and converted in...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-01-2010
Replies: 17
Views: 1,434
Posted By PollitowuzHere
Better than have it waste away in a freezer.

Better than have it waste away in a freezer.
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-01-2010
Replies: 17
Views: 1,434
Posted By PollitowuzHere
I'll happily take some rolls of Kodachrome home :D

I'll happily take some rolls of Kodachrome home :D
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 11-29-2010
Replies: 42
Views: 5,012
Posted By PollitowuzHere
Using a variation of Venchka's method, some...

Using a variation of Venchka's method, some results with the Epson software. Film used is 35mm Portra 160NC for the first one and 35mm Kodak Gold 100 for the other one....
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 11-28-2010
Replies: 42
Views: 5,012
Posted By PollitowuzHere
What's the best DPI setting for the V500? I know...

What's the best DPI setting for the V500? I know the maximum DPI setting isn't noticeable, it only serves to pad the file size.
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 11-27-2010
Replies: 42
Views: 5,012
Posted By PollitowuzHere
Sorry if its thread-jacking, but how do you guys...

Sorry if its thread-jacking, but how do you guys get big files out of the scanner? The size of the scans are good enough, pixel dimension-wise, but they are...small when you look at the file size,...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 10-31-2010
Replies: 251
Views: 23,930
Posted By PollitowuzHere
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Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 09-20-2010
Replies: 1,696
Views: 173,925
Posted By PollitowuzHere
Reading the link in spanish previously posted,...

Reading the link in spanish previously posted, they say the lens has a reverse telephoto design, similar to the one used in the Olympus XA.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-18-2010
Replies: 65
Views: 7,806
Posted By PollitowuzHere
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Forum: Cameras in the Movies / TV / Media 11-29-2009
Replies: 67
Views: 12,360
Posted By PollitowuzHere
Coraline has a chrome M3 during one of the scenes.

Coraline has a chrome M3 during one of the scenes.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-08-2009
Replies: 3,168
Views: 556,642
Posted By PollitowuzHere
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First one is in NYC, second one in San Juan, Puerto Rico
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-04-2009
Replies: 686
Views: 66,251
Posted By PollitowuzHere
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Millennium Park, Chicago
Evil SLR D:
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 06-16-2009
Replies: 518
Views: 42,067
Posted By PollitowuzHere
Smart advertising from Olympus for this camera,...

Smart advertising from Olympus for this camera, using the "Will It Blend?" videos in Youtube. If this camera is being aimed at the P&S crowd, which it looks like it will, then having those silly ads...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-31-2009
Replies: 14
Views: 1,048
Posted By PollitowuzHere
Lets say I manage to get the temperature around...

Lets say I manage to get the temperature around 75F, now, whats the dilution to use thats the most controllable? I've read dilution B everywhere, but if the developer is diluted even more, say...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-29-2009
Replies: 14
Views: 1,048
Posted By PollitowuzHere
A question about fixer: since I can one shot...

A question about fixer: since I can one shot HC-110, could I also do the same with the fixer? Or must I make the fixer into a working solution like in the bottle?
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-28-2009
Replies: 14
Views: 1,048
Posted By PollitowuzHere
Developing B&W help?

Silly question, I know. I'm new to film developing, although not film shooting, been using a R3A and 40mm Nokton with BW400CN and all sorts of different color negatives, but want to expand to true...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-07-2009
Replies: 20
Views: 1,489
Posted By PollitowuzHere
I've heard that about my Bessa R3 too.

I've heard that about my Bessa R3 too.
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 02-23-2009
Replies: 6
Views: 936
Posted By PollitowuzHere
I sent it to Stephen Gandy, very fast email...

I sent it to Stephen Gandy, very fast email replies from him, $75 for the alignment and $15 for return shipping
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 02-17-2009
Replies: 6
Views: 936
Posted By PollitowuzHere
I don't post that much, prefer to rather lurk and...

I don't post that much, prefer to rather lurk and read. This place is filled with lots of knowledgable people. I don't think it would need parts, there are no funny noises coming from it, although it...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 02-17-2009
Replies: 6
Views: 936
Posted By PollitowuzHere
Rangefinder Alignment

Sorry if its spammy to post everyday, but after an incident today which involved my R3 falling from about a foot and half from a chair to solid floor, I'm pretty sure the rangefinder is out of...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 02-16-2009
Replies: 1
Views: 627
Posted By PollitowuzHere
Summicron DR on Bessa R3A

I've read on various sites that the R3A can't mount the Summi DR, although I'm guessing its just the close range that it can't handle. So, for the normal range, can the R3A mount and use it? Or will...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 01-23-2009
Replies: 4
Views: 681
Posted By PollitowuzHere
Odd, reseated the batteries and pressed down on...

Odd, reseated the batteries and pressed down on the shutter button for a few seconds and the shutter and meter work again.
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 01-23-2009
Replies: 4
Views: 681
Posted By PollitowuzHere
It would be an incredible bummer to have to have...

It would be an incredible bummer to have to have the camera sent for repair, really nothing I could think of that might have damage a camera happened, tried to take a shot in A mode and the camera...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 01-23-2009
Replies: 4
Views: 681
Posted By PollitowuzHere
Angry Help! R3A jammed

The shutter seems to be be jammed! I know I was running on short batteries, so I changed them but the camera still doesn't advance film nor fire the shutter. I opened the back cover to see that the...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 12-14-2008
Replies: 25
Views: 1,956
Posted By PollitowuzHere
Would a 28/40 combo be equally helpful? I'm...

Would a 28/40 combo be equally helpful? I'm currently wanting wider rather than tele for the Bessa, the 75mm could come later.
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 11-22-2008
Replies: 25
Views: 1,956
Posted By PollitowuzHere
Thanks for the info. on the flaring. Would a...

Thanks for the info. on the flaring. Would a 40/90 be equally flexible as a 40/75?
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 11-21-2008
Replies: 25
Views: 1,956
Posted By PollitowuzHere
Is there any notable difference between the SC...

Is there any notable difference between the SC and MC version of the 40mm? I like the look of the SC in both color and b&w, but don't know if its that prone to flaring.
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 11-20-2008
Replies: 25
Views: 1,956
Posted By PollitowuzHere
Well I went for the R3 for the 1:1, the 40mm...

Well I went for the R3 for the 1:1, the 40mm framelines, and the fact that the EBL is a bit more longer than the R2
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 11-20-2008
Replies: 25
Views: 1,956
Posted By PollitowuzHere
New R3A owner, what lens should I look for?

Well, this is my first post here on the RFF forum, after months of lurking and reading around. I recently purchased an used R3A that's almost mint, wondering what glass should I be looking for? I'm...
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