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Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 02-12-2013
Replies: 105
Views: 12,932
Posted By Nando
Fair enough. Random? Spontaneous?...

Fair enough.



Random? Spontaneous? :rolleyes:

Perhaps its not of any use to you. It is of use to me and it is of use to many people I know that are interested in art. Why do you speak for...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 02-11-2013
Replies: 105
Views: 12,932
Posted By Nando
Thanks. Will look into his work when I have some...

Thanks. Will look into his work when I have some time.
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 02-11-2013
Replies: 105
Views: 12,932
Posted By Nando
I am unfamiliar with Burk Uzzle and I must admit...

I am unfamiliar with Burk Uzzle and I must admit that I didn't read the whole article. This makes more sense now.
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 02-11-2013
Replies: 105
Views: 12,932
Posted By Nando
This video may be...

This video may be useful:
http://youtu.be/w7rFrunVVwo
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 02-11-2013
Replies: 105
Views: 12,932
Posted By Nando
Well, what I got from it was that Quattrocentro...

Well, what I got from it was that Quattrocentro Painters relied completely on geometry and geometric relationships for constructing their compositions. Of course, given my biases, that's probably...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 02-11-2013
Replies: 105
Views: 12,932
Posted By Nando
YESS!!!!! Exactamente! :cool:

YESS!!!!! Exactamente! :cool:
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 02-11-2013
Replies: 105
Views: 12,932
Posted By Nando
http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8232/8465905783_17bb...

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8232/8465905783_17bbe49e89_o.jpg
La Danse (1909 version) with the baroque diagonal (bottom-left to top-right) with it's reciprocals, the sinister diagonal (top-left to...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 02-11-2013
Replies: 105
Views: 12,932
Posted By Nando
Yes, and what is the problem? Aren't you doing...

Yes, and what is the problem? Aren't you doing the same?



Thanks for the history lesson. I'm very familiar with Cartier-Bresson life, having read numerous books about him multiple times. He studied...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 02-10-2013
Replies: 105
Views: 12,932
Posted By Nando
By Z-axis, are you asking how to use the...

By Z-axis, are you asking how to use the root-system to enhance the illusion of the 3rd dimension on a photograph? If so, then I'm not sure. I don't use the root-system to create the illusion of the...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 02-10-2013
Replies: 105
Views: 12,932
Posted By Nando
Hi Stewart, Here is one of my favourite photos...

Hi Stewart,

Here is one of my favourite photos taken by Henri Cartier-Bresson. I believe that HC-B used his knowledge of the Root-2 rectangle to compose this image. I've overlaid the Root-2...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 02-10-2013
Replies: 105
Views: 12,932
Posted By Nando
Yes, by "root" I mean square-root. A Root-1 is...

Yes, by "root" I mean square-root.
A Root-1 is 1:1 (a square)
A Root-2 rectangle is one that is in the ratio of 1:√2
A Root-3 is 1:√3
A Root-4 is 1:√4 = 1:2
A Root-5 is 1:√5
A Root-φ is 1:√φ (φ is...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 02-09-2013
Replies: 105
Views: 12,932
Posted By Nando
This video by Myron Barnstone may help bring some...

This video by Myron Barnstone may help bring some clarification to what I wrote above:
http://vimeo.com/12245720

Barnestone's demonstrates a composition made by a 14-year-old Pablo Picasso with a...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 02-09-2013
Replies: 105
Views: 12,932
Posted By Nando
Adam Marelli gave an excellent lecture at B&H...

Adam Marelli gave an excellent lecture at B&H that shows the basics without getting into the root system of design used in classical drawing.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zwk3YFknyNA

As for...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 02-09-2013
Replies: 105
Views: 12,932
Posted By Nando
I don't see anything wrong with the vertical line...

I don't see anything wrong with the vertical line dead centre in that particular photograph. If you take into consideration that a Root-4 is in the ratio of 2:1, an element dead centre that divides...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 02-09-2013
Replies: 105
Views: 12,932
Posted By Nando
I find the photo interesting due to a number of...

I find the photo interesting due to a number of things; there is the important historical context as it was taken during China's communist revolution and old China does have its charm. The geometry...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 02-09-2013
Replies: 105
Views: 12,932
Posted By Nando
It is refreshing to see a thread on RFF actually...

It is refreshing to see a thread on RFF actually discussing HC-B's images instead of what lenses he used!

HC-B studied under André Lhote so he would have extensive knowledge of classical drawing and...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-13-2013
Replies: 3,587
Views: 907,998
Posted By Nando
http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8081/8315731223_de10...

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8081/8315731223_de106f7783_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/fgsemedo/8315731223/)
At the Eaton Centre, Toronto (http://www.flickr.com/photos/fgsemedo/8315731223/) by...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-13-2013
Replies: 615
Views: 83,433
Posted By Nando
http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8517/8355073605_2e13...

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8517/8355073605_2e13c77855_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/fgsemedo/8355073605/)
G, at Frida Café & Art, Sault Ste. Marie...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-04-2013
Replies: 573
Views: 104,913
Posted By Nando
http://farm3.staticflickr.com/2636/4178065828_2f01...

http://farm3.staticflickr.com/2636/4178065828_2f019ef303_z.jpg?zz=1 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/fgsemedo/4178065828/)
Moi, at Home, Sault Ste. Marie...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-01-2013
Replies: 47
Views: 4,813
Posted By Nando
http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5298/5518371247_aea3...

http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5298/5518371247_aea348bb25_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/fgsemedo/5518371247/)
My Mother, at Home, Sault Ste. Marie...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-02-2012
Replies: 14
Views: 1,335
Posted By Nando
Three years ago when local labs started charging...

Three years ago when local labs started charging $20+ for developing, I started doing my own C41 processing at home. It is easy. I regret not doing it sooner. Developing costs me about $2.50/roll...
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-21-2012
Replies: 5,519
Views: 487,364
Posted By Nando
These are very nice. I love Portra myself. Ektar...

These are very nice. I love Portra myself. Ektar too.
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-21-2012
Replies: 5,519
Views: 487,364
Posted By Nando
Thank you Helen. Now that I develop C41 film at...

Thank you Helen. Now that I develop C41 film at home, I'm getting more into colour photography. For now, I tend to shoot colour mostly indoors because the gamut of colour is usually more limiting and...
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-21-2012
Replies: 5,519
Views: 487,364
Posted By Nando
A wonderful thread...

A wonderful thread Helen!

http://farm7.staticflickr.com/6202/6100213406_3069ef0198_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/fgsemedo/6100213406/)
At the Pita Pit, Sault Ste. Marie...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 11-19-2012
Replies: 1,072
Views: 233,233
Posted By Nando
3.5cm f/3.5...

3.5cm f/3.5 Elmar:

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7128/7653779508_8fdf1d9cb5.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/fgsemedo/7653779508/)
My Mother, at Frida Café & Art, Sault Ste. Marie...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-19-2012
Replies: 372
Views: 46,141
Posted By Nando
http://farm5.staticflickr.com/4153/4953529739_05cf...

http://farm5.staticflickr.com/4153/4953529739_05cf2cf99f.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/fgsemedo/4953529739/)
São Tiago, Coimbra (http://www.flickr.com/photos/fgsemedo/4953529739/) by ~ Nando ~...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-18-2012
Replies: 49
Views: 9,697
Posted By Nando
With my...

With my Arax:

http://farm3.staticflickr.com/2542/4107850750_a22b1e62c4.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/fgsemedo/4107850750/)
My Mom (http://www.flickr.com/photos/fgsemedo/4107850750/) by ~ Nando ~...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-08-2012
Replies: 75
Views: 8,461
Posted By Nando
My father passed away a few years ago. This photo...

My father passed away a few years ago. This photo was from the last time we went out for ice cream together. My biggest regret is not taking more photographs of...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-07-2012
Replies: 49
Views: 4,110
Posted By Nando
I've purchased a number of items from Kevin over...

I've purchased a number of items from Kevin over the years. The asking prices may seem high but Kevin will haggle. I don't think I've ever paid his full asking price except for one particularly rare...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-15-2012
Replies: 85
Views: 18,475
Posted By Nando
Yes, the scan was at 4000dpi and I used Vuescan...

Yes, the scan was at 4000dpi and I used Vuescan software. The 100% crops are straight off the 4000dpi scan.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-15-2012
Replies: 85
Views: 18,475
Posted By Nando
Here is a shot taken with the latest version of...

Here is a shot taken with the latest version of the 90mm Elmarit-M. The notes on the image correspond with the 100% crops. It shows the type of resolution the lens is capable of. This is a hand-held...
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-09-2012
Replies: 33
Views: 7,617
Posted By Nando
This photo by Urs Bernhard is not knew but I...

This photo by Urs Bernhard is not knew but I return to it every so often and as recent as yesterday. Read the story.

http://www.flickr.com/photos/ursbernhard/4846082191/
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-08-2012
Replies: 44
Views: 4,385
Posted By Nando
I do not mind being photographed but I do not...

I do not mind being photographed but I do not like flash light. It doesn't matter if I'm the one getting photographed or if its someone/something else near me. I find flash extremely disruptive. I...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-06-2012
Replies: 615
Views: 83,433
Posted By Nando
http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8282/7729324194_d973...

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8282/7729324194_d973479c0c_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/fgsemedo/7729324194/)
At At Frida Café & Art, Sault Ste. Marie...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-08-2012
Replies: 1,194
Views: 168,064
Posted By Nando
http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3533/3957067077_b3b5...

http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3533/3957067077_b3b5b593cf_z.jpg?zz=1 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/fgsemedo/3957067077/)
Ducks in Blind River (http://www.flickr.com/photos/fgsemedo/3957067077/) by ~...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-26-2012
Replies: 18
Views: 3,000
Posted By Nando
I have a Summaron 2.8 and the 35mm Summicron-M...

I have a Summaron 2.8 and the 35mm Summicron-M ASPH too. I completely agree with your assessment. The Summaron is truly one of Leica's best lenses optically and mechanically.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 06-24-2012
Replies: 202
Views: 37,743
Posted By Nando
Pentax LX w/ K 28mm f/2...

Pentax LX w/ K 28mm f/2

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7097/7179454442_514e8a3db7_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/fgsemedo/7179454442/)
The Leaper, Near the Soo Locks, Sault Ste. Marie...
Forum: Large Format Film RF 06-07-2012
Replies: 21
Views: 4,832
Posted By Nando
I bought my 90mm Grandagon-N and 210mm...

I bought my 90mm Grandagon-N and 210mm APO-Sironar-N on the used market for $375 and $250 respectively. I took a quick look at prices for my 90mm and 210mm and it seems that prices have more than...
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 05-29-2012
Replies: 29
Views: 3,998
Posted By Nando
Unfortunately, I'm not in Portugal currently. I...

Unfortunately, I'm not in Portugal currently. I live in Canada but have a condo in Coimbra. I try to go Portugal as much as possible. The last time I was there, I shot approximately 70 rolls during a...
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 05-29-2012
Replies: 29
Views: 3,998
Posted By Nando
Very nice images. I'm surprised that these photos...

Very nice images. I'm surprised that these photos are from a short two week stay in Portugal. Do you mind if I ask how many photographs you took on the trip in total?
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-27-2012
Replies: 4,566
Views: 1,302,199
Posted By Nando
http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7217/7255245806_4dcc...

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7217/7255245806_4dccb0a07b_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/fgsemedo/7255245806/)
My Mother, At Home, Sault Ste. Marie...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 05-26-2012
Replies: 133
Views: 23,106
Posted By Nando
I don't care about digitalia. I want to see this...

I don't care about digitalia. I want to see this lens truly tested with Adox CMS-20 or SPUR Orthopan UR.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-21-2012
Replies: 295
Views: 32,328
Posted By Nando
http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7029/6594796923_9d75...

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7029/6594796923_9d75dff326_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/fgsemedo/6594796923/)
Going down, Toronto (http://www.flickr.com/photos/fgsemedo/6594796923/) by ~ Nando ~...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-21-2012
Replies: 615
Views: 83,433
Posted By Nando
http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7234/7242846134_1774...

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7234/7242846134_17745105c1_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/fgsemedo/7242846134/)
At Frida Café & Art, Sault Ste. Marie...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-15-2012
Replies: 1,424
Views: 194,565
Posted By Nando
http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7097/7179454442_514e...

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7097/7179454442_514e8a3db7_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/fgsemedo/7179454442/)
The Leaper, Near the Soo Locks, Sault Ste. Marie...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-14-2012
Replies: 40
Views: 1,294
Posted By Nando
The 35mm and 50mm would be my choice easily....

The 35mm and 50mm would be my choice easily.

For me, 50mm is the ideal. It allows me a comfortable distance and perspective is perfect. 35mm is handy when space is tighter and the composition...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-08-2012
Replies: 107
Views: 12,727
Posted By Nando
http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8143/7161342792_2b8b...

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8143/7161342792_2b8b721985_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/fgsemedo/7161342792/)
On Bloor Street, Toronto (http://www.flickr.com/photos/fgsemedo/7161342792/) by ~...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-07-2012
Replies: 145
Views: 16,967
Posted By Nando
http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5456/7006103448_8c40...

http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5456/7006103448_8c408ea767_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/fgsemedo/7006103448/)
On the Bloor-Danforth Line, Toronto...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-07-2012
Replies: 3,173
Views: 556,943
Posted By Nando
http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5312/7004514692_aac6...

http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5312/7004514692_aac6dd38e0_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/fgsemedo/7004514692/)
At Commerce Court, Toronto (http://www.flickr.com/photos/fgsemedo/7004514692/) by ~...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-04-2012
Replies: 8
Views: 1,886
Posted By Nando
I have dual citizenship - Portuguese and...

I have dual citizenship - Portuguese and Canadian. I always fancied having a Portuguese-made body with a Canadian-made lens. A friend in Portugal has such a kit - a Portuguese R3 with a Canadian 50...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 04-04-2012
Replies: 15
Views: 4,729
Posted By Nando
If you get Martilena inserts, I'd recommend going...

If you get Martilena inserts, I'd recommend going for the ones with the flap cover instead of the zipper. The inserts with the flap cover are easier to use. Unfortunately, they came to market after I...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 04-04-2012
Replies: 15
Views: 4,729
Posted By Nando
Hi Earl, If I didn't have the Swiss Army pack, I...

Hi Earl,

If I didn't have the Swiss Army pack, I probably would have gone for an F.64 BP Large.
http://f64camerabag.com/backpacks.html
Top-loading isn't much of a big deal for me since I normally...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 04-01-2012
Replies: 20
Views: 25,363
Posted By Nando
I've used both Vuescan and Silverfast with three...

I've used both Vuescan and Silverfast with three scanners; a Nikon Coolscan V ED, a Microtek M1 and an Epson V700. I used Silverfast primarily on the M1 as Vuescan didn't fully support it. The...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-23-2012
Replies: 295
Views: 32,328
Posted By Nando
http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7029/6594796923_9d75...

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7029/6594796923_9d75dff326_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/fgsemedo/6594796923/)
Going down, Toronto (http://www.flickr.com/photos/fgsemedo/6594796923/) by ~ Nando ~...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-20-2012
Replies: 218
Views: 22,143
Posted By Nando
http://farm5.staticflickr.com/4125/4987928851_dd7b...

http://farm5.staticflickr.com/4125/4987928851_dd7bd18315_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/fgsemedo/4987928851/)
Rio Mondego, Coimbra (http://www.flickr.com/photos/fgsemedo/4987928851/) by ~ Nando...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 02-18-2012
Replies: 469
Views: 120,886
Posted By Nando
https://p.twimg.com/Al54kqxCEAAwjq4.jpg

https://p.twimg.com/Al54kqxCEAAwjq4.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-11-2012
Replies: 1,424
Views: 194,565
Posted By Nando
http://farm7.staticflickr.com/6109/6428277789_dc67...

http://farm7.staticflickr.com/6109/6428277789_dc67ce70f8_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/fgsemedo/6428277789/)
The Courtyard, at Work, Sault Ste. Marie...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-05-2012
Replies: 443
Views: 50,208
Posted By Nando
http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7025/6663358109_9be1...

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7025/6663358109_9be1893b40.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/fgsemedo/6663358109/)
At Union Station, Toronto (http://www.flickr.com/photos/fgsemedo/6663358109/) by ~...
Forum: Tom Abrahamsson of RapidWinder.com 01-23-2012
Replies: 58
Views: 9,188
Posted By Nando
I share Tom's views. Also, the costs of archiving...

I share Tom's views. Also, the costs of archiving digital photographs over the long-term seems very prohibited to me.

The following article may be of interest. It concerns the costs of digital vs...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-19-2012
Replies: 210
Views: 29,246
Posted By Nando
Portra 160, Ektar 100,...

Portra 160, Ektar 100, Tri-X:

http://farm7.staticflickr.com/6176/6179936077_e2b208af99_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/fgsemedo/6179936077/)
Washing Tomatoes, at Home, Sault Ste. Marie...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-11-2012
Replies: 1,194
Views: 168,064
Posted By Nando
http://farm7.staticflickr.com/6109/6428277789_dc67...

http://farm7.staticflickr.com/6109/6428277789_dc67ce70f8_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/fgsemedo/6428277789/)
The Courtyard, at Work, Sault Ste. Marie...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-08-2012
Replies: 3,173
Views: 556,943
Posted By Nando
http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7025/6663358109_9be1...

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7025/6663358109_9be1893b40_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/fgsemedo/6663358109/)
At Union Station, Toronto (http://www.flickr.com/photos/fgsemedo/6663358109/) by ~...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-07-2012
Replies: 122
Views: 12,733
Posted By Nando
http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7020/6653983993_7213...

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7020/6653983993_7213f9822a_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/fgsemedo/6653983993/)
On Ossington Avenue, Toronto (http://www.flickr.com/photos/fgsemedo/6653983993/) by...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 01-07-2012
Replies: 4
Views: 1,542
Posted By Nando
Thank you for sharing. I was unaware of her work.

Thank you for sharing. I was unaware of her work.
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 01-07-2012
Replies: 13
Views: 2,452
Posted By Nando
I highly recommend seeing Alex Webb's work. I...

I highly recommend seeing Alex Webb's work. I visited the exhibition at the Stephen Bulger Gallery in Toronto about a month ago. The quality of the photographs and the prints were exceptional. The...
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 01-06-2012
Replies: 8
Views: 2,286
Posted By Nando
I haven't seen a grip for one but I've seen a...

I haven't seen a grip for one but I've seen a Thumbs-up device for the Hexar RF and also Luigi makes cases for the RF with an optional built-in grip.
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 01-03-2012
Replies: 16
Views: 1,925
Posted By Nando
Congratulations! It looks great!

Congratulations! It looks great!
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-31-2011
Replies: 12
Views: 1,073
Posted By Nando
I think that you'll find it similar to the...

I think that you'll find it similar to the Minolta 40mm that you have in the classifieds. The lens diagram of the 35 Summicron v3 and the 40 Summicron from the CL look almost the same.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-30-2011
Replies: 3,587
Views: 907,998
Posted By Nando
http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7029/6594796923_9d75...

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7029/6594796923_9d75dff326_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/fgsemedo/6594796923/)
In an Elevator, Toronto (http://www.flickr.com/photos/fgsemedo/6594796923/) by ~...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 12-26-2011
Replies: 117
Views: 9,889
Posted By Nando
I don't by prints simply because photographs...

I don't by prints simply because photographs normally don't go well with the decor of my home. The majority of photos that I like wouldn't be suitable to hang in my house. The only photos on display...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 12-06-2011
Replies: 21
Views: 4,653
Posted By Nando
Thanks. :-)

Thanks. :-)
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 12-06-2011
Replies: 21
Views: 4,653
Posted By Nando
The developer was HC-110 dilution B. I use a...

The developer was HC-110 dilution B. I use a Nikon Coolscan V for scanning 35mm film. Congratulations on the purchase!
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 12-04-2011
Replies: 21
Views: 4,653
Posted By Nando
Thank you. Yes, I used Tri-X for all the above...

Thank you. Yes, I used Tri-X for all the above photographs.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 12-03-2011
Replies: 21
Views: 4,653
Posted By Nando
I have the 24mm Elmarit-M ASPH and I just love...

I have the 24mm Elmarit-M ASPH and I just love how it renders. I don't use it much because I find it difficult to compose with lenses wider than 35mm. Otherwise, it could have very well been my...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 11-20-2011
Replies: 31
Views: 5,589
Posted By Nando
I have a 24/35/50/90 kit and couldn't be happier....

I have a 24/35/50/90 kit and couldn't be happier. I tried a 21mm at first but found it too wide for my liking. With the 24mm the distortion in the edges isn't as bad. Flatter objects look normal...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-08-2011
Replies: 164
Views: 74,546
Posted By Nando
From my experience (briefly) with the V4 and with...

From my experience (briefly) with the V4 and with a few years with the ASPH, I'd go with the V4 with higer-speed film and smaller apertures. I'd go with the ASPH for slower speed film and f/2-f/5.6.
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 11-03-2011
Replies: 161
Views: 40,106
Posted By Nando
http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6230/6310839341_bd2...

http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6230/6310839341_bd243bf683_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/fgsemedo/6310839341/)
Herculano and the Hexar, at Home, Sault Ste. Marie...
Forum: Help / Feedback forum 11-02-2011
Replies: 75
Views: 4,485
Posted By Nando
I unsubscribed to every thread and I'm still...

I unsubscribed to every thread and I'm still getting lots of emails every minute.
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 10-31-2011
Replies: 3
Views: 1,474
Posted By Nando
Thanks everyone. I mounted the Summitar and...

Thanks everyone. I mounted the Summitar and collapsed it with the shutter door open. There is actually plenty of room. All is good now. :)
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 10-31-2011
Replies: 3
Views: 1,474
Posted By Nando
Hexar RF and 50mm Summitar

Hi there,

I just purchased a Hexar RF and I'm very much liking the camera. Does anyone know if it is safe to collapse a 50mm Summitar into the body? I searched and found that it is safe to collapse...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-23-2011
Replies: 53
Views: 13,130
Posted By Nando
I see that the google-bots have infiltrated my...

I see that the google-bots have infiltrated my secret stash of PDF articles. I forgot that I put that article up on my webspace for another RFF'er that was considering the Summaron f2.8. It was too...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-17-2011
Replies: 122
Views: 12,733
Posted By Nando
http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6207/6109846782_fcd...

http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6207/6109846782_fcdee03817_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/fgsemedo/6109846782/)
The Fred Herzog Exhibition, MOCCA, Toronto...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-16-2011
Replies: 122
Views: 12,733
Posted By Nando
http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6152/6247653043_8b9...

http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6152/6247653043_8b9ae10cf7_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/fgsemedo/6247653043/)
At the Roberta Bondar Exhibition, Art Gallery of Algoma, Sault Ste. Marie...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-13-2011
Replies: 4,566
Views: 1,302,199
Posted By Nando
http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6235/6215541373_7b1...

http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6235/6215541373_7b1fcd7d1a_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/fgsemedo/6215541373/)
G, at The Dish, Sault Ste. Marie...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-10-2011
Replies: 29
Views: 3,083
Posted By Nando
That's great! I look forward to the photos from...

That's great! I look forward to the photos from that meeting and also the ones from your new 21SA!
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-10-2011
Replies: 29
Views: 3,083
Posted By Nando
To quote Ralph Gibson, "Happiness is a warm...

To quote Ralph Gibson, "Happiness is a warm Leica" and I agree with him 100%.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-09-2011
Replies: 4,566
Views: 1,302,199
Posted By Nando
http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6224/6224239647_15f...

http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6224/6224239647_15ffe681e0_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/fgsemedo/6224239647/)
My Mother, at Home, Sault Ste. Marie...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-03-2011
Replies: 146
Views: 39,567
Posted By Nando
I think that you'll really like the lens. :)

I think that you'll really like the lens. :)
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-30-2011
Replies: 146
Views: 39,567
Posted By Nando
I use my 35f2 Summicron-M ASPH mostly but the...

I use my 35f2 Summicron-M ASPH mostly but the 35f2.8 Summaron is definitely my favourite 35mm. For sure, it is one of Leica's...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 09-26-2011
Replies: 5,552
Views: 953,198
Posted By Nando
http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6161/6183288279_bb5...

http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6161/6183288279_bb518108f1_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/fgsemedo/6183288279/)
Beijo e Bica, At Home, Sault Ste. Marie...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 09-18-2011
Replies: 147
Views: 51,700
Posted By Nando
Get both! That's what I did. And while your at...

Get both! That's what I did. And while your at it, get a Summar and Summarit too. :D
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-03-2011
Replies: 615
Views: 83,433
Posted By Nando
Not really a cafe or bar but our local Pita Pit...

Not really a cafe or bar but our local Pita Pit has a similar atmosphere.

http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6202/6100213406_3069ef0198_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/fgsemedo/6100213406/)
At the...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-03-2011
Replies: 3,173
Views: 556,943
Posted By Nando
http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6070/6103883061_25a...

http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6070/6103883061_25af9ba0f4_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/fgsemedo/6103883061/)
Birds, Queen Street, Sault Ste. Marie...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-03-2011
Replies: 4,566
Views: 1,302,199
Posted By Nando
MP and 35f2 Summicron-M...

MP and 35f2 Summicron-M ASPH.

http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6073/6105712029_31d98d6a0d_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/fgsemedo/6105712029/)
My Mother, At Gilbertson's, St. Joseph Island...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 08-30-2011
Replies: 20
Views: 2,779
Posted By Nando
That's fantastic! I have this problem too. Thanks...

That's fantastic! I have this problem too. Thanks for this great and simple solution. I never thought of doing that! I also ordered that holder.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-28-2011
Replies: 5,552
Views: 953,198
Posted By Nando
http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6077/6091444984_6f1...

http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6077/6091444984_6f1fb77d51_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/fgsemedo/6091444984/)
HC-B, the Artless Art and the MP, At Home, Sault Ste. Marie...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-21-2011
Replies: 615
Views: 83,433
Posted By Nando
http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4111/5209104296_db9...

http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4111/5209104296_db901b533d.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/fgsemedo/5209104296/)
At Café Santa Cruz, Coimbra (http://www.flickr.com/photos/fgsemedo/5209104296/) by ~...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-20-2011
Replies: 464
Views: 95,348
Posted By Nando
A wonderful lens; one of Leica's masterpieces...

A wonderful lens; one of Leica's masterpieces IMO. I use the 35f2 Summicron-M ASPH more often but the 35f2.8 Summaron is my favourite 35mm.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 08-18-2011
Replies: 66
Views: 18,851
Posted By Nando
I like the Summarex. It has a very similar...

I like the Summarex. It has a very similar rendering as the 50f1.5 Summarit but with a lot less DOF, of course.
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-16-2011
Replies: 22
Views: 2,251
Posted By Nando
About 4 or 5 years ago, a new teacher was hired...

About 4 or 5 years ago, a new teacher was hired at my school. This teacher was an amateur photographer like me so the principal came up and introduced him to me immediately after he was hired. At the...
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-14-2011
Replies: 46
Views: 5,274
Posted By Nando
This article might be relevant to the discussion...

This article might be relevant to the discussion here:

http://www.photozz.com/fizz/18206468.aspx
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 08-10-2011
Replies: 43
Views: 5,773
Posted By Nando
Acting on Dovi's suggestion and following Bobby's...

Acting on Dovi's suggestion and following Bobby's and Martin's lead, I humbly present some of my photos. I do actively think of geometry and placement while I'm looking at things. I don't see this...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 08-10-2011
Replies: 43
Views: 5,773
Posted By Nando
Bobbyrab, Wonderful example! Thanks for sharing.

Bobbyrab,

Wonderful example! Thanks for sharing.
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 08-10-2011
Replies: 43
Views: 5,773
Posted By Nando
Juan, Sorry but you continue bewilder me. When I...

Juan,
Sorry but you continue bewilder me. When I look back at the posts in this thread, you are the first to mention rules and grids. In fact, your summary of the discussion so far doesn't jive at...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 08-09-2011
Replies: 43
Views: 5,773
Posted By Nando
Juan, I suggest that you read "Henri...

Juan,

I suggest that you read "Henri Cartier-Bresson and the Artless Art"; a thesis by Jean-Pierre Montier that deeply analyzes HC-B's work and the man himself. There is an entire chapter devoted to...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-31-2011
Replies: 1,501
Views: 194,241
Posted By Nando
http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2731/4377577878_fcb...

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2731/4377577878_fcb14c30cd_z.jpg?zz=1 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/fgsemedo/4377577878/)
Bob and the Lads (http://www.flickr.com/photos/fgsemedo/4377577878/) by ~...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-26-2011
Replies: 93
Views: 8,927
Posted By Nando
http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5139/5412114701_1ec...

http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5139/5412114701_1ec840caf3_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/fgsemedo/5412114701/)
A Guitar Lesson, Café Santa Cruz, Coimbra...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 07-15-2011
Replies: 6
Views: 1,263
Posted By Nando
Thanks for the comments guys.

Thanks for the comments guys.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 07-14-2011
Replies: 6
Views: 1,263
Posted By Nando
Adding Slow-speeds to If???

Hi guys,

Does anyone know if adding slow-speeds to a Leica If is possible? The flash sync is where the slow-speed dial normally is on the III's. I may get a If as part of a trade and was thinking it...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-13-2011
Replies: 149
Views: 20,722
Posted By Nando
I bought my MP plus the 24f2.8, 35f2 and 50f1.4...

I bought my MP plus the 24f2.8, 35f2 and 50f1.4 ASPH's new. M3, IIIf, IId, Minilux and all my other Leica lenses used.
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 07-05-2011
Replies: 37
Views: 6,276
Posted By Nando
I have a black A&A silk-cord strap for my M3....

I have a black A&A silk-cord strap for my M3. I've had all sorts of straps from cheap Chinese-made straps to Luigi's and the A&A silk-cord strap is by far my favourite. I have the camera around my...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-23-2011
Replies: 41
Views: 9,920
Posted By Nando
I have the Nokton 35f1.2, the current 35f2...

I have the Nokton 35f1.2, the current 35f2 Summicron ASPH and two 35f2.8 Summarons. I just use the Nokton when I need the speed. I prefer the Summicron's ergonomics. However, my favourite lens, in...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-29-2011
Replies: 73
Views: 8,205
Posted By Nando
http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5094/5564599938_2a3...

http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5094/5564599938_2a308d7c14.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/fgsemedo/5564599938/)
Toboganning, Sault Ste. Marie (http://www.flickr.com/photos/fgsemedo/5564599938/) by...
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-27-2011
Replies: 39
Views: 3,649
Posted By Nando
I want to use my existing lenses on a digital...

I want to use my existing lenses on a digital body. If I get a cropped sensor, I must get new focal lengths or figure out where to position myself every time I switch from a film body to a digital...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 03-19-2011
Replies: 152
Views: 56,052
Posted By Nando
I have around 9 or 10 bags but I always seem to...

I have around 9 or 10 bags but I always seem to come back to my M-Classic.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-11-2011
Replies: 109
Views: 23,037
Posted By Nando
All with Adox...

All with Adox CMS20.

http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5093/5476454886_70fea0a29d.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/fgsemedo/5476454886/)
Near Praça 8 de Maio, Coimbra...
Forum: RFF Polls 03-03-2011
Replies: 301
Views: 25,797
Posted By Nando
I'm a teacher. My background is computer science...

I'm a teacher. My background is computer science and math but I've taught everything under the sun from the 5th to 12th grades. The most challenging subject for me was 10th grade cosmetology during...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-28-2011
Replies: 6
Views: 974
Posted By Nando
I love it! One of Leica's masterpieces IMHO. I...

I love it! One of Leica's masterpieces IMHO. I also like this focal length - wide but not weird.

http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5057/5443059112_3a52687e1a.jpg...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-23-2011
Replies: 8,809
Views: 859,637
Posted By Nando
A Chamonix 45n-2 (delivery in April), lots of...

A Chamonix 45n-2 (delivery in April), lots of accessories and a 210f5.6 APO Sironar-N.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-11-2011
Replies: 481
Views: 75,949
Posted By Nando
http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5297/5409436100_834...

http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5297/5409436100_834447a4f1_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/fgsemedo/5409436100/)
Suspicious Eyes, Igreja da Santíssima Trindade, Fátima...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 02-11-2011
Replies: 34
Views: 6,699
Posted By Nando
I like mine. I have a pre-war uncoated example...

I like mine. I have a pre-war uncoated example with near perfect glass. I love its compact size.

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3447/3973664026_f1a634e637_z.jpg?zz=1...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-31-2011
Replies: 481
Views: 75,949
Posted By Nando
At the Fatima Sanctuary, Fatima...

At the Fatima Sanctuary, Fatima Portugal

http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5298/5401907275_05eab73aef_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/fgsemedo/5401907275/)
Duas Santinhas, Fatima...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 01-17-2011
Replies: 25
Views: 7,607
Posted By Nando
Dirk from JapanExposures.com has new 19mm UV...

Dirk from JapanExposures.com has new 19mm UV filters from Kenko. They work very well on my 50mm Elmars and my 35mm Elmar. They also fit the MS-Optical 35f3.5...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-07-2011
Replies: 376
Views: 52,206
Posted By Nando
http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5201/5334749248_1aa...

http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5201/5334749248_1aa66c1c3c_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/fgsemedo/5334749248/)
My Mother, Salvaterra de Magos (http://www.flickr.com/photos/fgsemedo/5334749248/)...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-04-2011
Replies: 13
Views: 2,834
Posted By Nando
Yes, flare can be an issue sometimes! My...

Yes, flare can be an issue sometimes!

My favourite 35 is actually my 35f2.8 Summaron... and it flares too. The Summaron gives nicer tones than the 35f2 ASPH in high contrast situations. I especially...
Forum: Travel 01-04-2011
Replies: 14
Views: 1,507
Posted By Nando
Jan, Did you get my PM? Let me know if you have...

Jan,
Did you get my PM? Let me know if you have any questions regarding Coimbra.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-04-2011
Replies: 13
Views: 2,834
Posted By Nando
I have a 35mm Summicron-M ASPH and I can say that...

I have a 35mm Summicron-M ASPH and I can say that it is an extraordinary lens. However, if I were in your shoes, I'd probably wouldn't get it simply because you already have the 35f2.8 Biogon-C. Is...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 01-01-2011
Replies: 81
Views: 14,737
Posted By Nando
The best choice would depend on what lenses you...

The best choice would depend on what lenses you intend to use on the camera.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-30-2010
Replies: 481
Views: 75,949
Posted By Nando
http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5002/5308675486_f44...

http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5002/5308675486_f443ea7216_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/fgsemedo/5308675486/)
Confession, Igreja de Santiago, Coimbra...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 12-22-2010
Replies: 139
Views: 11,720
Posted By Nando
I'd like to know more about this service too....

I'd like to know more about this service too. Perhaps Jaap is refering the to Fast and Express Service??? However, I don't see anything about providing a loaner and the service is for EU residents...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-21-2010
Replies: 323
Views: 25,242
Posted By Nando
My first, only and perhaps last DSLR - a Canon...

My first, only and perhaps last DSLR - a Canon 300D. I hated everything about that camera. Luckily it was stolen from me.

Other disappointments were a Zorki 1c and a Flexaret. Both kept braking...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 12-19-2010
Replies: 1,345
Views: 393,095
Posted By Nando
Well, they certainly go together. :D Wonderful...

Well, they certainly go together. :D Wonderful photo Helen.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-19-2010
Replies: 56
Views: 4,504
Posted By Nando
I have a nice Pentax K-mount kit built around two...

I have a nice Pentax K-mount kit built around two MX bodies. Much of the kit was passed down to me by a good friend who went digital. I always prefered RF's and there was just something about SLR's,...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-16-2010
Replies: 142
Views: 19,098
Posted By Nando
http://farm2.static.flickr.com/1367/5142801144_994...

http://farm2.static.flickr.com/1367/5142801144_99428f3459_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/fgsemedo/5142801144/)
Nuria with her mother Paula, Casa da Avó, Vila Boa...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-14-2010
Replies: 1,194
Views: 168,064
Posted By Nando
http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2318/4508763371_a3b...

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2318/4508763371_a3b0171dc6_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/fgsemedo/4508763371/)
A Bird (http://www.flickr.com/photos/fgsemedo/4508763371/) by ~ Nando ~...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-12-2010
Replies: 77
Views: 5,225
Posted By Nando
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3526/3917963184_509...

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3526/3917963184_5099a57739_z.jpg?zz=1 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/fgsemedo/3917963184/)
Little Street Artists (http://www.flickr.com/photos/fgsemedo/3917963184/) by ~...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-10-2010
Replies: 88
Views: 6,530
Posted By Nando
http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4028/5119005079_08c...

http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4028/5119005079_08c007c131_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/fgsemedo/5119005079/)
An Excavated Torso, Museu de Conimbriga, Conimbriga...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-05-2010
Replies: 186
Views: 14,859
Posted By Nando
http://farm2.static.flickr.com/1098/1414648307_0b5...

http://farm2.static.flickr.com/1098/1414648307_0b50f2403e_z.jpg?zz=1 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/fgsemedo/1414648307/)
Mary and Jesus (http://www.flickr.com/photos/fgsemedo/1414648307/) by ~ Nando...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-28-2010
Replies: 102
Views: 6,322
Posted By Nando
http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2766/4444546724_f73...

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2766/4444546724_f731ee9b51_z.jpg?zz=1 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/fgsemedo/4444546724/)
A Shy Canadian Fan (http://www.flickr.com/photos/fgsemedo/4444546724/) by ~...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-24-2010
Replies: 33
Views: 5,295
Posted By Nando
I have a Japanese-language Leica and Pentax books...

I have a Japanese-language Leica and Pentax books similar to that magazine. Wonderful books published by 'A Tasty Life'. I wish that there were English versions. I got them...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-20-2010
Replies: 4,566
Views: 1,302,199
Posted By Nando
http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4050/5152089707_f07...

http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4050/5152089707_f07f201f9a_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/fgsemedo/5152089707/)
My Mother, Café Santa Cruz, Coimbra...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-14-2010
Replies: 1,927
Views: 256,527
Posted By Nando
http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4111/5015881737_825...

http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4111/5015881737_825899c67c_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/fgsemedo/5015881737/)
Restaurante Democrática's Menu, Rua da Sofia, Coimbra...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-14-2010
Replies: 298
Views: 35,075
Posted By Nando
http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2318/4508763371_a3b...

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2318/4508763371_a3b0171dc6.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/fgsemedo/4508763371/)
A Bird (http://www.flickr.com/photos/fgsemedo/4508763371/) by ~ Nando ~...
Forum: RFF Polls 11-13-2010
Replies: 30
Views: 3,624
Posted By Nando
For me, yes. I'm in complete agreement with...

For me, yes. I'm in complete agreement with FrankS' post above. I use RF's, TLR's and SLR's but I prefer the RF because of the direct viewfinder. For me, creating a photograph is a subtractive...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-13-2010
Replies: 95
Views: 6,532
Posted By Nando
http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4133/5173539672_637...

http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4133/5173539672_637ffb7301_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/fgsemedo/5173539672/)
Nuria, Casa da Avó, Vila Boa (http://www.flickr.com/photos/fgsemedo/5173539672/) by...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-11-2010
Replies: 95
Views: 6,254
Posted By Nando
http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4111/5166188525_9e4...

http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4111/5166188525_9e42b81197_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/fgsemedo/5166188525/)

Na Casa da Avó, Vila Boa (http://www.flickr.com/photos/fgsemedo/5166188525/) by ~...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-06-2010
Replies: 29
Views: 2,884
Posted By Nando
http://farm2.static.flickr.com/1399/5106915410_5ab...

http://farm2.static.flickr.com/1399/5106915410_5ab45d5281_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/fgsemedo/5106915410/)
Tia Zulmira In Her Summer Kitchen, Vila Boa...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-06-2010
Replies: 385
Views: 44,184
Posted By Nando
http://farm2.static.flickr.com/1127/5145777476_315...

http://farm2.static.flickr.com/1127/5145777476_315c8db2c2_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/fgsemedo/5145777476/)
At my Grandmother's House, Vila Boa...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 11-04-2010
Replies: 8
Views: 1,857
Posted By Nando
The there a special sort of light in Lisbon. Nice...

The there a special sort of light in Lisbon. Nice photo.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 11-01-2010
Replies: 12
Views: 2,431
Posted By Nando
Gorgeous lens! I struggled to decide between the...

Gorgeous lens! I struggled to decide between the Zeiss 25mm Biogon ZM and the 24mm Elmarit-M ASPH. I went for the Elmarit and had no regrets. The Zeiss is a fine lens but I prefer how the Elmarit...
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 10-27-2010
Replies: 4
Views: 1,455
Posted By Nando
I've been wanting to get their vulcanit covering...

I've been wanting to get their vulcanit covering for the Panasonic LX-3 since April. It was listed on the Japanese site but not on the English-language store. I emailed them a few times and I never...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-26-2010
Replies: 95
Views: 6,254
Posted By Nando
http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4091/5029051331_675...

http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4091/5029051331_675b7ce211.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/fgsemedo/5029051331/)
Procissão da Rainha Santa Isabel, Coimbra...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 10-26-2010
Replies: 230
Views: 60,912
Posted By Nando
My aunt and uncle with their new...

My aunt and uncle with their new granddaughter.

http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4116/5066505846_c14e5223ab_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/fgsemedo/5066505846/)
Tio António and Mel, Vila Boa...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 10-25-2010
Replies: 41
Views: 3,907
Posted By Nando
I have one of those and I don't recommend them...

I have one of those and I don't recommend them for a camera bag. They are extremely heavy. The materials and fasteners are very strong but crudely put together, which is part of the charm. It was my...
Forum: Travel 10-20-2010
Replies: 14
Views: 1,507
Posted By Nando
Hi Jan, I live in Canada but my family is from...

Hi Jan,

I live in Canada but my family is from central Portugal. I highly recommend spending some time in Coimbra. It was the first Portuguese capital. It is a very cosmopolitan city but small...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 10-18-2010
Replies: 64
Views: 4,006
Posted By Nando
Not a Sonnar... At least I didn't see a picture...

Not a Sonnar... At least I didn't see a picture of a Sonnar for the camera you used for the photo. Well that's enough from me. :)
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 10-18-2010
Replies: 64
Views: 4,006
Posted By Nando
Sorry. :) I was wondering how you focussed so...

Sorry. :) I was wondering how you focussed so close with that lens!
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 10-18-2010
Replies: 64
Views: 4,006
Posted By Nando
35mm Planar for the Contax G? :-)

35mm Planar for the Contax G? :-)
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 10-16-2010
Replies: 35
Views: 6,407
Posted By Nando
I use a Leica table tripod and ball head. It is...

I use a Leica table tripod and ball head. It is very small but strong. I also use it as a shoulder brace when shooting my Spotmatic with the 200mm and 400mm Takumars.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-11-2010
Replies: 340
Views: 35,399
Posted By Nando
http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4091/5074388096_a44...

http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4091/5074388096_a440446fef.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/fgsemedo/5074388096/)
Rua Visconde da Luz, Coimbra (http://www.flickr.com/photos/fgsemedo/5074388096/) by ~...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-11-2010
Replies: 74
Views: 8,680
Posted By Nando
http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4152/5073790199_b58...

http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4152/5073790199_b58406a2a7.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/fgsemedo/5073790199/)
Antique Market, Praça do Comércio, Coimbra...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-10-2010
Replies: 74
Views: 8,680
Posted By Nando
http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4030/4678026543_4a8...

http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4030/4678026543_4a82361b41.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/fgsemedo/4678026543/)
At the Plant Sale (http://www.flickr.com/photos/fgsemedo/4678026543/) by ~ Nando ~...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-09-2010
Replies: 205
Views: 22,438
Posted By Nando
http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4116/5066505846_c14...

http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4116/5066505846_c14e5223ab.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/fgsemedo/5066505846/)
Tio António and Mel (http://www.flickr.com/photos/fgsemedo/5066505846/) by ~ Nando ~...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-09-2010
Replies: 74
Views: 8,680
Posted By Nando
http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4100/5054260792_4ef...

http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4100/5054260792_4efd2c3b89.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/fgsemedo/5054260792/)
At the Municipal Market, Coimbra (http://www.flickr.com/photos/fgsemedo/5054260792/)...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 10-08-2010
Replies: 823
Views: 161,838
Posted By Nando
I've always been fascinated by the Zeiss Contarex...

I've always been fascinated by the Zeiss Contarex range of lenses. Supposedly they're amongst the best lenses ever made. The Contarex bodies, however, are very unattractive to me - too big, too...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-03-2010
Replies: 12
Views: 1,873
Posted By Nando
Many like the rendering of the first version with...

Many like the rendering of the first version with 8-elements. It is a very high resolving lens in the centre but with softer edges at larger apertures. The fourth version also has many fans.

There's...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-03-2010
Replies: 437
Views: 227,028
Posted By Nando
http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2784/4445734708_7d5...

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2784/4445734708_7d53b156c0_z.jpg?zz=1 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/fgsemedo/4445734708/)
Cappuccino (http://www.flickr.com/photos/fgsemedo/4445734708/) by ~ Nando ~...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-03-2010
Replies: 11
Views: 1,087
Posted By Nando
http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2318/4508763371_a3b...

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2318/4508763371_a3b0171dc6.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/fgsemedo/4508763371/)
A Bird (http://www.flickr.com/photos/fgsemedo/4508763371/) by ~ Nando ~...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-03-2010
Replies: 57
Views: 6,212
Posted By Nando
Me shot by my friend...

Me shot by my friend John
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3328/4583270936_d44b3cda5b.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/fgsemedo/4583270936/)
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-01-2010
Replies: 193
Views: 19,341
Posted By Nando
http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4091/5029051331_675...

http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4091/5029051331_675b7ce211.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/fgsemedo/5029051331/)
Procissão da Rainha Santa Isabel, Coimbra...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 10-01-2010
Replies: 51
Views: 9,794
Posted By Nando
The resolution of this film is astounding. If one...

The resolution of this film is astounding. If one is interested in taking advantage of the great resolving power of lenses like the 50 Lux ASPH, the 35f2.8 Summaron, the 25 Biogon ZM, etc., CMS20 is...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-30-2010
Replies: 51
Views: 9,794
Posted By Nando
The scanning was also my first thought. However...

The scanning was also my first thought. However the shots that you posted later aren't as contrasty.

I use a Nikon Coolscan V with Vuescan. In Vuesccan set it at the maximum resolution of 4000dpi...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 09-30-2010
Replies: 353
Views: 30,105
Posted By Nando
Helen, The Bessa-T is an M-mount camera with a...

Helen,

The Bessa-T is an M-mount camera with a 1.5x RF like the IIIf. However, it needs an external viewfinder (which is ok by me) and is much larger than a Barnack (and not as nice). You might want...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-30-2010
Replies: 51
Views: 9,794
Posted By Nando
Rob, What developer are you using? I use the...

Rob,

What developer are you using? I use the recommended Adotech Adolux and I don't get such high contrast. However, I do find that this film scratches quite easily and also attracts dust like...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-29-2010
Replies: 3,173
Views: 556,943
Posted By Nando
http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4084/5035596071_574...

http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4084/5035596071_5748fa9aee.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/fgsemedo/5035596071/)
Pastelaria Toledo, Largo da Portagem, Coimbra...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-28-2010
Replies: 3,173
Views: 556,943
Posted By Nando
http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4144/5032501129_b0f...

http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4144/5032501129_b0f78687bf.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/fgsemedo/5032501129/)
A Young Girl, Vale de Açores (http://www.flickr.com/photos/fgsemedo/5032501129/) by ~...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-26-2010
Replies: 481
Views: 75,949
Posted By Nando
http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4126/5026694941_c96...

http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4126/5026694941_c964235ea3.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/fgsemedo/5026694941/)
A Marching Band, Coimbra (http://www.flickr.com/photos/fgsemedo/5026694941/) by ~...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-25-2010
Replies: 49
Views: 3,274
Posted By Nando
http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4118/4958344641_d68...

http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4118/4958344641_d68773bf85.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/fgsemedo/4958344641/)
Priests, Coimbra (http://www.flickr.com/photos/fgsemedo/4958344641/) by ~ Nando ~...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-25-2010
Replies: 205
Views: 22,438
Posted By Nando
http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4082/4936258899_a4c...

http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4082/4936258899_a4c2d8b8c2.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/fgsemedo/4936258899/)
Looking at Family Photos (http://www.flickr.com/photos/fgsemedo/4936258899/) by ~...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-25-2010
Replies: 376
Views: 52,206
Posted By Nando
http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4153/4993025982_592...

http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4153/4993025982_59262c5047.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/fgsemedo/4993025982/)
Praça 8 de Maio, Coimbra (http://www.flickr.com/photos/fgsemedo/4993025982/) by ~...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-25-2010
Replies: 686
Views: 66,259
Posted By Nando
http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4125/4987928851_dd7...

http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4125/4987928851_dd7bd18315.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/fgsemedo/4987928851/)
Rio Mondego, Coimbra (http://www.flickr.com/photos/fgsemedo/4987928851/) by ~ Nando ~...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-25-2010
Replies: 444
Views: 173,436
Posted By Nando
http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4117/4944993575_d54...

http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4117/4944993575_d54b894329.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/fgsemedo/4944993575/)
Pedro e Inȇs Bridge, Coimbra (http://www.flickr.com/photos/fgsemedo/4944993575/) by ~...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-25-2010
Replies: 60
Views: 8,529
Posted By Nando
http://farm2.static.flickr.com/1164/1460021922_18e...

http://farm2.static.flickr.com/1164/1460021922_18e47df288.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/fgsemedo/1460021922/)
Mass at Santiago - Coimbra (http://www.flickr.com/photos/fgsemedo/1460021922/) by ~...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-25-2010
Replies: 131
Views: 12,748
Posted By Nando
http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4153/4953529739_05c...

http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4153/4953529739_05cf2cf99f.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/fgsemedo/4953529739/)
São Tiago, Coimbra (http://www.flickr.com/photos/fgsemedo/4953529739/) by ~ Nando ~...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-25-2010
Replies: 615
Views: 83,433
Posted By Nando
http://farm2.static.flickr.com/1237/1165157211_7bf...

http://farm2.static.flickr.com/1237/1165157211_7bfa4dd546.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/fgsemedo/1165157211/)
Patron at Café Santa Cruz (http://www.flickr.com/photos/fgsemedo/1165157211/) by ~...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-25-2010
Replies: 4,566
Views: 1,302,199
Posted By Nando
http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4110/5008177122_b9a...

http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4110/5008177122_b9af589f5f.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/fgsemedo/5008177122/)
Tia Zulmira with Mel (http://www.flickr.com/photos/fgsemedo/5008177122/) by ~ Nando ~...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 09-20-2010
Replies: 33
Views: 2,879
Posted By Nando
My obsessive gear-lust is cheaper than the...

My obsessive gear-lust is cheaper than the therapy required to fix it.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 09-19-2010
Replies: 353
Views: 30,105
Posted By Nando
Congrats Juan and Helen! Barnacks are awesome.

Congrats Juan and Helen! Barnacks are awesome.
Forum: RFF Polls 09-17-2010
Replies: 261
Views: 31,065
Posted By Nando
I never had a digital camera that lasted over 5...

I never had a digital camera that lasted over 5 years. I voted 4 years as that was closer to the average. However, I've never owned anything beyond a point-and-shoot except for a Canon 300D. I didn't...
Forum: RFF Polls 09-14-2010
Replies: 308
Views: 32,486
Posted By Nando
I think I have 13.

I think I have 13.
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-12-2010
Replies: 29
Views: 2,339
Posted By Nando
I'd go with a Leica M2 or M3 and with classic...

I'd go with a Leica M2 or M3 and with classic Leitz M lens - a 50mm Summicron DR or Rigid, a 35f2.8 Summaron, a 50f2.8 collapsible Elmar, etc.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-10-2010
Replies: 444
Views: 173,436
Posted By Nando
http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4117/4944993575_d54...

http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4117/4944993575_d54b894329.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/fgsemedo/4944993575/)
Pedro e Inȇs Bridge, Coimbra (http://www.flickr.com/photos/fgsemedo/4944993575/) by ~...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 09-07-2010
Replies: 21
Views: 3,423
Posted By Nando
Definitely a Combat Graphic.

Definitely a Combat Graphic.
Forum: RFF Polls 09-06-2010
Replies: 26
Views: 4,411
Posted By Nando
I'm a former subscriber. I had both the print...

I'm a former subscriber. I had both the print magazine and the extended DVD. PDF files are utilized on the extended DVD's. They did not work particularly well on my Mac and Linux machines even with...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-06-2010
Replies: 481
Views: 75,949
Posted By Nando
http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4118/4958344641_d68...

http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4118/4958344641_d68773bf85.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/fgsemedo/4958344641/)
Priests, Coimbra (http://www.flickr.com/photos/fgsemedo/4958344641/) by ~ Nando ~...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-06-2010
Replies: 183
Views: 14,204
Posted By Nando
http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4117/4937782147_d85...

http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4117/4937782147_d85af9b444.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/fgsemedo/4937782147/)
At a Bank, Coimbra (http://www.flickr.com/photos/fgsemedo/4937782147/) by ~ Nando ~...
Forum: Tom Abrahamsson of RapidWinder.com 08-21-2010
Replies: 39
Views: 3,128
Posted By Nando
Yay for Tom (and Eric too). Happy Birthday!

Yay for Tom (and Eric too). Happy Birthday!
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 07-14-2010
Replies: 41
Views: 2,133
Posted By Nando
The 21f3.4 Super-Angulon.

The 21f3.4 Super-Angulon.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-23-2010
Replies: 361
Views: 115,981
Posted By Nando
Where I come from, plasticity is a term that...

Where I come from, plasticity is a term that usually refers to something's ability to adapt to different environments. So perhaps in the case of a lens - I guess it deals with different lighting...
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