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Forum: Zeiss Contax 07-23-2019
Replies: 8
Views: 683
Posted By Hatchetman
Wow, that's a nice set! I hesitate to spend on...

Wow, that's a nice set! I hesitate to spend on the 21mm and the 85mm as nobody can fix the camera if need be.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 10-25-2018
Replies: 27
Views: 1,036
Posted By Hatchetman
two gallon ziplock bag, rubber bands, raincoat,...

two gallon ziplock bag, rubber bands, raincoat, boots.
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-20-2018
Replies: 2
Views: 353
Posted By Hatchetman
Wow! This is incredible footage. Thanks for...

Wow! This is incredible footage. Thanks for sharing. I went to Normandy a couple of years ago.
Forum: Scale Focus 35's 10-20-2018
Replies: 8
Views: 743
Posted By Hatchetman
Nice!!!!!!

Nice!!!!!!
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-09-2018
Replies: 9
Views: 618
Posted By Hatchetman
One possibility is you didn't close the door...

One possibility is you didn't close the door totally when you put the bottom back on. I've done that before.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-02-2018
Replies: 89
Views: 4,113
Posted By Hatchetman
Or you could go the other way with the...

Or you could go the other way with the 500mm


https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8647/16033871126_908c1e5d02_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/qqRMgU)Galewood in December (https://flic.kr/p/qqRMgU) by Rob...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-02-2018
Replies: 89
Views: 4,113
Posted By Hatchetman
The 17mm Fisheye is kind of...

The 17mm Fisheye is kind of fun:


https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1967/45016919322_e987daf95e_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2bzZtKq)Horse (https://flic.kr/p/2bzZtKq) by Rob...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 08-30-2018
Replies: 620
Views: 144,131
Posted By Hatchetman
depend on which version you have. early (10...

depend on which version you have. early (10 blades?) doesn't give you the swirls.
Forum: Zeiss Contax 06-22-2018
Replies: 6
Views: 640
Posted By Hatchetman
It focuses through the camera regardless if you...

It focuses through the camera regardless if you have an auxiliary viewfinder. You can do that. As Bill notes, the little focusing area (patch) is roughly the size of the 135mm frame. Not ideal. I...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 06-05-2018
Replies: 124
Views: 55,127
Posted By Hatchetman
There is a IIa on Ebay supposedly serviced by...

There is a IIa on Ebay supposedly serviced by Radu Lesaru in NYC. That's all I know. Might be a lead.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 04-28-2018
Replies: 27
Views: 1,482
Posted By Hatchetman
I have the original version or "standard" as I've...

I have the original version or "standard" as I've heard. Bought it about 5 years ago. Works perfectly. Great camera. I changed the light seals with some wool thread. Sometimes you get lucky when...
Forum: Fixed Lens 35mm RF 03-22-2018
Replies: 40
Views: 7,783
Posted By Hatchetman
If you like taking double exposures, this is the...

If you like taking double exposures, this is the 35mm camera for you.

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3740/9027732907_fb44dba2e7_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/eKKutn)Double Exposure...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-20-2018
Replies: 145
Views: 7,338
Posted By Hatchetman
likely Ektachrome in 135 as they've been talking...

likely Ektachrome in 135 as they've been talking about.
Forum: Zeiss Contax 02-18-2018
Replies: 17
Views: 1,323
Posted By Hatchetman
Really? The world really could use some people...

Really? The world really could use some people that can overhaul these excellent cameras.
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 02-14-2018
Replies: 4
Views: 546
Posted By Hatchetman
Thanks for the heads-up.

Thanks for the heads-up.
Forum: Zeiss Contax 01-28-2018
Replies: 21
Views: 2,178
Posted By Hatchetman
Well done!

Well done!
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-12-2018
Replies: 63
Views: 3,340
Posted By Hatchetman
I would contact DAG (Don Goldberg). That guy did...

I would contact DAG (Don Goldberg). That guy did some outstanding work for me recently.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-12-2018
Replies: 989
Views: 191,547
Posted By Hatchetman
Now that is some great snow!

Now that is some great snow!
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-11-2018
Replies: 989
Views: 191,547
Posted By Hatchetman
Thanks for the comments. Just a couple of days...

Thanks for the comments. Just a couple of days later all the snow is gone:

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4769/38745339385_fccff31b04_o.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/222MZwR)Elmwood Park...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-10-2018
Replies: 989
Views: 191,547
Posted By Hatchetman
https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4679/39271407032_4e...

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4679/39271407032_4e788c1b6b_o.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/22Qhe7G)Merry Christmas! (https://flic.kr/p/22Qhe7G) by Rob (https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/), on Flickr
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 01-09-2018
Replies: 29
Views: 2,264
Posted By Hatchetman
Unspool onto a 620 spool and then wind back to...

Unspool onto a 620 spool and then wind back to another 620 spool. Really I am not that coordinated or anything. Just keep everything tight as you go. Never had a problem.
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 12-22-2017
Replies: 29
Views: 2,264
Posted By Hatchetman
If you are "all in" on the darkroom experience,...

If you are "all in" on the darkroom experience, re-rolling film on to 620 spools is not that hard. Maybe two minutes of work when you get the hang of it.
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 12-14-2017
Replies: 183
Views: 27,569
Posted By Hatchetman
My Pentaxs and Canons were too reliable. I needed...

My Pentaxs and Canons were too reliable. I needed more stress in my life.
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 12-01-2017
Replies: 5
Views: 1,232
Posted By Hatchetman
you can use that "button" to make double...

you can use that "button" to make double exposures as well.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 11-09-2017
Replies: 46
Views: 1,903
Posted By Hatchetman
Could aperture be not working correctly?...

Could aperture be not working correctly? Mysterious...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-10-2017
Replies: 12
Views: 1,055
Posted By Hatchetman
Great photos.

Great photos.
Forum: Kodak Retina and Ektra Rangefinders 09-28-2017
Replies: 3
Views: 1,280
Posted By Hatchetman
On Tourist...

On Tourist

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7449/12761368044_d9763f2ea5_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/krFm7Y)FOG (https://flic.kr/p/krFm7Y) by Rob F (https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/), on Flickr
Forum: Kodak Retina and Ektra Rangefinders 09-28-2017
Replies: 1
Views: 1,059
Posted By Hatchetman
The Signet 35 is the only camera is was on I...

The Signet 35 is the only camera is was on I think.

There is another thread:
https://rangefinderforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=159766&highlight=kodak+signet+35
Forum: Kodak Retina and Ektra Rangefinders 09-27-2017
Replies: 22
Views: 2,338
Posted By Hatchetman
https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5810/23067433929_56...

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5810/23067433929_566b6361df_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/B9oCs6)Ice Cream Trucks (https://flic.kr/p/B9oCs6) by Rob F (https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/), on Flickr
Forum: Zeiss Contax 09-16-2017
Replies: 115
Views: 36,815
Posted By Hatchetman
https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4363/36435524563_2b...

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4363/36435524563_2b1db0cc34_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/XvFA4n)Juno Beach Normandy (https://flic.kr/p/XvFA4n) by Rob F (https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/), on...
Forum: Zeiss Contax 09-16-2017
Replies: 115
Views: 36,815
Posted By Hatchetman
Hmm. not sure. my Zeiss Ikon Stuttgart 40.5mm...

Hmm. not sure. my Zeiss Ikon Stuttgart 40.5mm works fine on it. It is on the thin side.
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 09-12-2017
Replies: 1
Views: 941
Posted By Hatchetman
Maybe you can carefully take a Kodak Tourist...

Maybe you can carefully take a Kodak Tourist apart and use the bellows. You can get one of those cheaply.
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 09-10-2017
Replies: 13
Views: 1,375
Posted By Hatchetman
are you talking about that yellowish crusty...

are you talking about that yellowish crusty stuff? If so, no I don't think that is separation. Not sure what it is. ?
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 08-30-2017
Replies: 8
Views: 1,684
Posted By Hatchetman
I think this is the guy referenced...

I think this is the guy referenced above:

http://www.precisioncameraworks.com/
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-21-2017
Replies: 112
Views: 6,432
Posted By Hatchetman
Nice set of photos! I think people are more...

Nice set of photos! I think people are more interesting than the eclipse anyway!
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-21-2017
Replies: 112
Views: 6,432
Posted By Hatchetman
Cloudy here in...

Cloudy here in Chicago:

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4343/36327942340_4654118d4c_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/XmbcBs)Eclipse (https://flic.kr/p/XmbcBs) by Rob F...
Forum: Fixed Lens 35mm RF 08-18-2017
Replies: 40
Views: 7,783
Posted By Hatchetman
those really are sharp. how are they scanned?

those really are sharp. how are they scanned?
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-13-2017
Replies: 989
Views: 191,547
Posted By Hatchetman
https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4420/36507402346_46...

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4420/36507402346_4630e83223_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/XC2YPu)Soo Line 1003 at Galewood (https://flic.kr/p/XC2YPu) by Rob F (https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/),...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 08-12-2017
Replies: 7
Views: 830
Posted By Hatchetman
I scan the film to decide which frames I want to...

I scan the film to decide which frames I want to print.
Forum: Zeiss Contax 08-11-2017
Replies: 115
Views: 36,815
Posted By Hatchetman
https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4348/36304438432_20...

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4348/36304438432_204d511533_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/Xj6JHE)Sherman Tank (https://flic.kr/p/Xj6JHE) by Rob F (https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/), on Flickr
Forum: Scale Focus 35's 08-02-2017
Replies: 44
Views: 4,932
Posted By Hatchetman
I have one. One of the kids knocked it off the...

I have one. One of the kids knocked it off the counter and some part fell off inside causing a massive light leak. Would maybe consider getting it fixed if I knew someone reputable. I definitely kept...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-05-2017
Replies: 24
Views: 1,800
Posted By Hatchetman
I think it's the price of doing business. I would...

I think it's the price of doing business. I would assume 50% added to the cost of any Leica you buy to straighten out problems, assuming they can be straightened out.
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 05-04-2017
Replies: 26
Views: 3,474
Posted By Hatchetman
I have used an M4 my father in law has and when I...

I have used an M4 my father in law has and when I was able to handle the M5 I was like "WOW! I love this viewfinder!" I also like the "brutalist" design and the all black version. Through the lens...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 05-04-2017
Replies: 26
Views: 3,474
Posted By Hatchetman
That is really really helpful! It turns out I...

That is really really helpful! It turns out I actually have one of those straps (didn't know what it was actually) but the leather is all brittle. I am going to have a new one made. And I agree, that...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 05-03-2017
Replies: 26
Views: 3,474
Posted By Hatchetman
OK thanks! Would like to make one as close to the...

OK thanks! Would like to make one as close to the original if possible.
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 05-02-2017
Replies: 26
Views: 3,474
Posted By Hatchetman
Would love to see the original 2-lug strap if...

Would love to see the original 2-lug strap if anyone has a picture of one!
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 05-02-2017
Replies: 26
Views: 3,474
Posted By Hatchetman
I have the two lug model. Thinking about buying a...

I have the two lug model. Thinking about buying a piece of unfinished leather strap and bringing it to the shoemaker to sew it together like a belt. The straps mentioned above do not slide from...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-26-2017
Replies: 34
Views: 3,775
Posted By Hatchetman
Thanks for the confirmation Roger: The choice of...

Thanks for the confirmation Roger:

The choice of developer is important. A speed increasing developer can give two-thirds of a stop increase in true ISO speed, or possibly even a little more, so a...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-26-2017
Replies: 34
Views: 3,775
Posted By Hatchetman
tons of reasons as mentioned above. I don't have...

tons of reasons as mentioned above. I don't have an ax to grind but don't think Ilford's films are truly as fast as they say. I get much better results at half the recommended speed.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-01-2017
Replies: 7
Views: 1,224
Posted By Hatchetman
I just noticed DR5 has the reversal service up...

I just noticed DR5 has the reversal service up and running again. They do a great job with that. The were out of commission for a year or two.
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 03-30-2017
Replies: 31
Views: 1,928
Posted By Hatchetman
Evil needs to be exposed for the world to see.

Evil needs to be exposed for the world to see.
Forum: Other RF 03-30-2017
Replies: 64
Views: 4,557
Posted By Hatchetman
Jeepers the resolution on that scan is...

Jeepers the resolution on that scan is incredible. Mine works pretty well though I think the fast speeds are probably a stop slow. I just deal with it. no way am I taking a screwdriver to it!
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 03-29-2017
Replies: 91
Views: 8,684
Posted By Hatchetman
Glad all the critics are coming out of the...

Glad all the critics are coming out of the woodwork now, I just ordered a camera from her!
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 03-29-2017
Replies: 31
Views: 1,928
Posted By Hatchetman
Sure!......

Sure!......
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 03-29-2017
Replies: 31
Views: 1,928
Posted By Hatchetman
Nothing immoral there IMO. Facts is facts, no?

Nothing immoral there IMO. Facts is facts, no?
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 03-29-2017
Replies: 4
Views: 929
Posted By Hatchetman
I think improper fixing is the problem. Not long...

I think improper fixing is the problem. Not long enough in the solution or the solution was exhausted. You really need to be careful with how many sheets you can use in a fixer solution. Tests your...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 03-29-2017
Replies: 15
Views: 1,527
Posted By Hatchetman
Just assume you are looking at sharpness,...

Just assume you are looking at sharpness, resolution, etc., the Mamiya would destroy any 35mm in that regard. In terms of ability to take good photos, it probably depends on what you are trying to...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-29-2017
Replies: 17
Views: 2,159
Posted By Hatchetman
Sometimes I think the only way to take a bad...

Sometimes I think the only way to take a bad photo with the P6x7 is to miss the focus. And that can happen!
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 03-28-2017
Replies: 16
Views: 1,833
Posted By Hatchetman
wow, those are some stunning photos!

wow, those are some stunning photos!
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-27-2017
Replies: 989
Views: 191,547
Posted By Hatchetman
https://c1.staticflickr.com/6/5330/9404477590_96e6...

https://c1.staticflickr.com/6/5330/9404477590_96e69c263e_o.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/fk3pxm)More IR (https://flic.kr/p/fk3pxm) by Rob F (https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/), on Flickr
Forum: Zeiss Contax 03-26-2017
Replies: 272
Views: 85,388
Posted By Hatchetman
There's something that seems indecent about that...

There's something that seems indecent about that shot!
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 03-26-2017
Replies: 8
Views: 931
Posted By Hatchetman
Ektar is less forgiving than other options. You...

Ektar is less forgiving than other options. You need to nail the exposure just right. Could be aforementioned battery issue. Also if shutter speeds are a little slow would do the same.
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-25-2017
Replies: 88
Views: 3,111
Posted By Hatchetman
Exactly. Maybe some people find it creepy are we...

Exactly. Maybe some people find it creepy are we going to outlaw everything people find creepy?
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 03-24-2017
Replies: 9
Views: 3,259
Posted By Hatchetman
Maybe you own multiple lenses?

Maybe you own multiple lenses?
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-23-2017
Replies: 72
Views: 2,861
Posted By Hatchetman
4x5 what a PITA.

4x5 what a PITA.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-23-2017
Replies: 50
Views: 2,668
Posted By Hatchetman
That is a good idea!

That is a good idea!
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-22-2017
Replies: 27
Views: 1,704
Posted By Hatchetman
the assertion went further: real photographers...

the assertion went further: real photographers were busy with their cellphones while the poseurs had film cameras.
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-22-2017
Replies: 27
Views: 1,704
Posted By Hatchetman
Funny I find a $5000 camera more of a fashion...

Funny I find a $5000 camera more of a fashion accessory when an iPhone can take the same photos.
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 03-21-2017
Replies: 52
Views: 4,039
Posted By Hatchetman
In a photo contest I think everyone is a loser.;)

In a photo contest I think everyone is a loser.;)
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 03-21-2017
Replies: 52
Views: 6,995
Posted By Hatchetman
I use a yellow filter as a "cap"

I use a yellow filter as a "cap"
Forum: Travel 03-21-2017
Replies: 120
Views: 8,571
Posted By Hatchetman
Take a film camera without a battery and you...

Take a film camera without a battery and you should be good to go.
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-20-2017
Replies: 129
Views: 5,673
Posted By Hatchetman
This. If you can guarantee I won't be killed.

This. If you can guarantee I won't be killed.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-20-2017
Replies: 50
Views: 2,668
Posted By Hatchetman
turn your lens around and use it as a loupe. look...

turn your lens around and use it as a loupe. look at negative under light. is it same as scan or different?
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-20-2017
Replies: 14
Views: 816
Posted By Hatchetman
let us know how it turns out. I would have soaked...

let us know how it turns out. I would have soaked it in H20 before trying to unroll it.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 03-19-2017
Replies: 52
Views: 6,995
Posted By Hatchetman
Summitar Distortion?

Never noticed any. Any examples?
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 03-18-2017
Replies: 52
Views: 6,995
Posted By Hatchetman
Summitar @f2.8 is pretty sharp so I'd see it as a...

Summitar @f2.8 is pretty sharp so I'd see it as a gain of one stop. It is A LOT bigger though.
Forum: Other RF 03-17-2017
Replies: 64
Views: 4,557
Posted By Hatchetman
It does not handle well, though that is improved...

It does not handle well, though that is improved with practice. If I recall, the manual shows a diagram of how to hold it properly. I use a cable release even if hand-held.

I really think you get...
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 03-15-2017
Replies: 5,439
Views: 823,853
Posted By Hatchetman
Great photos in this thread. Maybe I should get a...

Great photos in this thread. Maybe I should get a divorce and buy one of these.
Forum: Other RF 03-15-2017
Replies: 64
Views: 4,557
Posted By Hatchetman
4 minutes 8 seconds. Perfectly rolled. going to...

4 minutes 8 seconds. Perfectly rolled. going to take longer to figure out how to load my Medalist again.
Forum: Other RF 03-15-2017
Replies: 64
Views: 4,557
Posted By Hatchetman
re-spooling is not that hard with a bit of...

re-spooling is not that hard with a bit of practice. Unroll it onto one spool and re-roll it onto the 620 spool. keep the spools close together and and tight in your hand. if you keep everything 100%...
Forum: Travel 03-15-2017
Replies: 52
Views: 7,606
Posted By Hatchetman
I meant what does one generally do in Russia; not...

I meant what does one generally do in Russia; not you Ko.Fe. in particular.

I would like to go some day, but the language is incredibly difficult for a simple-minded American like me.
Forum: Travel 03-15-2017
Replies: 52
Views: 7,606
Posted By Hatchetman
Couple of questions: 1. What do you do when you...

Couple of questions:
1. What do you do when you make eye contact with someone, frown? or avoid eye contact at all cost?
2. Any restrictions on public photography in Russia? What about in smaller...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-10-2017
Replies: 12
Views: 714
Posted By Hatchetman
TMax 100 in 120 has been off the market for a...

TMax 100 in 120 has been off the market for a year. They said maybe this summer....unbelievable.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-10-2017
Replies: 12
Views: 714
Posted By Hatchetman
Oh no. I thought Tri-X was immune to this.

Oh no. I thought Tri-X was immune to this.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 03-07-2017
Replies: 266
Views: 16,574
Posted By Hatchetman
What is an agreed upon definition of "street...

What is an agreed upon definition of "street photography?"
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-04-2017
Replies: 18
Views: 1,441
Posted By Hatchetman
OK, what's the best/easiest/cheapest way to mount...

OK, what's the best/easiest/cheapest way to mount your own 35mm slides?
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-26-2017
Replies: 768
Views: 328,631
Posted By Hatchetman
Holy cow, great shot. He looks just like gramps!...

Holy cow, great shot. He looks just like gramps! Thanks for your family's service!
Forum: Fixed Lens 35mm RF 02-25-2017
Replies: 40
Views: 7,783
Posted By Hatchetman
The actual shutter button may be locked up for...

The actual shutter button may be locked up for some reason - it has a lock unless the film is wound and shutter is cocked. You can override that with the tiny little sliding lock at the front bottom...
Forum: Kodak Retina and Ektra Rangefinders 02-24-2017
Replies: 57
Views: 14,360
Posted By Hatchetman
I was curious about the 135 - how does it perform...

I was curious about the 135 - how does it perform at f4?
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 02-23-2017
Replies: 79
Views: 4,848
Posted By Hatchetman
Looks like a pretty good deal to me.

Looks like a pretty good deal to me.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-23-2017
Replies: 16
Views: 1,436
Posted By Hatchetman
If you want less grain than the XP2 I would go...

If you want less grain than the XP2 I would go with TMax 100.
Forum: Kodak Retina and Ektra Rangefinders 02-22-2017
Replies: 57
Views: 14,360
Posted By Hatchetman
I've always been interested in this camera,...

I've always been interested in this camera, though not committed to the whole setup. Is that the 135mm?
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-17-2017
Replies: 16
Views: 1,482
Posted By Hatchetman
I use TMax RS, since I can't find the regular...

I use TMax RS, since I can't find the regular stuff anymore. Don't notice any difference. Great developer, but pricey.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-14-2017
Replies: 8
Views: 1,148
Posted By Hatchetman
VP from...

VP from 1969

https://c1.staticflickr.com/9/8517/8561028078_a33875710d_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/e3vvoo)"Old" Highliners (https://flic.kr/p/e3vvoo) by Rob F...
Forum: Fixed Lens 35mm RF 02-11-2017
Replies: 40
Views: 7,783
Posted By Hatchetman
Here's a photo I like from my Signet...

Here's a photo I like from my Signet 35

https://c1.staticflickr.com/9/8232/8546689208_f7d47871a8_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/e2f1Wu)No Title (https://flic.kr/p/e2f1Wu) by Rob F...
Forum: Fixed Lens 35mm RF 02-11-2017
Replies: 40
Views: 7,783
Posted By Hatchetman
I have the whole Signet 80 set up. The 50mm is...

I have the whole Signet 80 set up. The 50mm is decent enough but the other lenses are pretty mediocre. The camera itself is big and feels cheaply made. The Signet 35 is a much better camera all...
Forum: Fixed Lens 35mm RF 02-11-2017
Replies: 40
Views: 7,783
Posted By Hatchetman
I think it is the best value in rangefinders....

I think it is the best value in rangefinders. lens is as good as my similar aged Leica or Contax glass. Downsides: f3.5 max, shutter speeds extremely limited, very squinty viewfinder. But for $30 or...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-03-2017
Replies: 28
Views: 2,625
Posted By Hatchetman
https://c1.staticflickr.com/4/3857/14287991968_e7b...

https://c1.staticflickr.com/4/3857/14287991968_e7bf4236f9_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/nLzGe7)Kodak Bantam Special (https://flic.kr/p/nLzGe7) by Rob F (https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/), on...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 01-31-2017
Replies: 42
Views: 3,416
Posted By Hatchetman
I've tried all of the obvious films and have had...

I've tried all of the obvious films and have had best luck @1600 with Tri-X. TMax developer, D-76, or even Rodinal have worked OK. I like the f2-f2.8 range as below that focus becomes difficult.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-31-2017
Replies: 24
Views: 836
Posted By Hatchetman
with light leak, the frames would look different...

with light leak, the frames would look different depending on how much time they were sitting in front of the leak. why the sprocket marks if a light leak?
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 01-29-2017
Replies: 1
Views: 831
Posted By Hatchetman
There is a repair manual on ebay. would cost $12...

There is a repair manual on ebay. would cost $12 though
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 01-22-2017
Replies: 32
Views: 2,577
Posted By Hatchetman
If one insists on using 400 film in bright...

If one insists on using 400 film in bright daylight, an NDF is the textbook solution.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 01-21-2017
Replies: 32
Views: 2,577
Posted By Hatchetman
in bright sun, 400iso film, a normal exposure...

in bright sun, 400iso film, a normal exposure would be about f16 1/400

if your meter says 1/1000 you must be pointing it at the sun or the meter is wrong.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-16-2017
Replies: 26
Views: 3,667
Posted By Hatchetman
https://c1.staticflickr.com/4/3898/14836647248_44f...

https://c1.staticflickr.com/4/3898/14836647248_44f5491b37_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/oB4GjU)
Puʻukoholā Heiau (https://flic.kr/p/oB4GjU) by Rob F (https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/), on Flickr
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 01-16-2017
Replies: 16
Views: 1,366
Posted By Hatchetman
Just an early version. Honestly never in my life...

Just an early version. Honestly never in my life have I yearned to have f16 on mine.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 01-12-2017
Replies: 620
Views: 144,131
Posted By Hatchetman
early uncoated...

early uncoated version
https://c1.staticflickr.com/8/7282/16972897195_4846eb2378_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/rRQx1x)Steel Coils (https://flic.kr/p/rRQx1x) by Rob F...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-12-2017
Replies: 23
Views: 3,589
Posted By Hatchetman
Here's a shot I took a few years ago. not a great...

Here's a shot I took a few years ago. not a great scan by any stretch!

https://c1.staticflickr.com/4/3893/15260749111_9abef2cf78_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/pfxk2Z)Newsprint (https://flic.kr/p/pfxk2Z)...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-09-2016
Replies: 15
Views: 2,408
Posted By Hatchetman
that is unbelievable! I may give it a try.

that is unbelievable! I may give it a try.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 11-28-2016
Replies: 167
Views: 15,021
Posted By Hatchetman
I guess I'll be using Freestyle from now on.

I guess I'll be using Freestyle from now on.
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-18-2016
Replies: 97
Views: 4,668
Posted By Hatchetman
Busch Optical from my hometown of Chicago.

Busch Optical from my hometown of Chicago.
Forum: Zeiss Contax 11-06-2016
Replies: 621
Views: 49,761
Posted By Hatchetman
Looks like you guys are doing a hell of a good...

Looks like you guys are doing a hell of a good job figuring this thing out! I don't have the patience or coordination (or eyesight) to do that stuff myself, but I admire those who do.
Forum: Zeiss Contax 09-17-2016
Replies: 621
Views: 49,761
Posted By Hatchetman
Boy if someone ever mastered fixing these old...

Boy if someone ever mastered fixing these old Contax's it would make a great part time job in retirement! There are plenty of them out there but nobody can fix them!
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-13-2016
Replies: 989
Views: 191,547
Posted By Hatchetman
https://c8.staticflickr.com/8/7563/28327867663_677...

https://c8.staticflickr.com/8/7563/28327867663_677b14769a_k.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/KaeJ8r)Franklin Park (https://flic.kr/p/KaeJ8r) by Rob F (https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/), on Flickr
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-13-2016
Replies: 71
Views: 10,405
Posted By Hatchetman
13Promet - those photos are very impressive. Shot...

13Promet - those photos are very impressive. Shot at f1.4, what shutter speed?
Forum: Scale Focus 35's 07-07-2016
Replies: 22
Views: 4,338
Posted By Hatchetman
I have an SE. My daughter knocked it off the...

I have an SE. My daughter knocked it off the kitchen counter and something broke causing a massive light leak. Would consider getting it fixed if I knew someone I could trust. Honestly my Kodak...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 07-07-2016
Replies: 24
Views: 1,868
Posted By Hatchetman
It is hard to say. I have an uncoated Summitar...

It is hard to say. I have an uncoated Summitar that gives much sharper images than what you show, but I suspect the difference is in the scanning. Here is an...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-06-2016
Replies: 15
Views: 2,408
Posted By Hatchetman
I bought an unperforated bulk roll hoping to use...

I bought an unperforated bulk roll hoping to use it to roll my own 828 film. Good idea in theory. The Spur developers are VERY pricey in the US. Maybe over there too.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-06-2016
Replies: 15
Views: 2,408
Posted By Hatchetman
I learned I can't tame it with regular developers...

I learned I can't tame it with regular developers and I don't want to pay for Spur developers.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-23-2016
Replies: 36
Views: 3,680
Posted By Hatchetman
For negative film either would work. Slide film...

For negative film either would work. Slide film I'd rather be under than over.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 05-01-2016
Replies: 95
Views: 9,843
Posted By Hatchetman
Almost impossible to judge the exposure and...

Almost impossible to judge the exposure and development from a scan. The first set looks a little too contrasty. Who knows where that came in? could be underexposure, overdevelopment, scanner...
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-22-2016
Replies: 11
Views: 933
Posted By Hatchetman
Well, tell us your experience with film.

Well, tell us your experience with film.
Forum: Film vs Digital 04-13-2016
Replies: 24
Views: 4,350
Posted By Hatchetman
It appears that they don't make the V700 anymore...

It appears that they don't make the V700 anymore and its replacement V800 is about $650. Cheap or not, I don't know, you decide. And you admit, it is time consuming.

I thought the OP was a digital...
Forum: Film vs Digital 04-12-2016
Replies: 24
Views: 4,350
Posted By Hatchetman
OK mdarnton, let us in on your cheap and easy...

OK mdarnton, let us in on your cheap and easy 35mm scanning methods.
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 04-12-2016
Replies: 39
Views: 3,047
Posted By Hatchetman
that thing looks very cool!

that thing looks very cool!
Forum: Film vs Digital 04-11-2016
Replies: 24
Views: 4,350
Posted By Hatchetman
No doubt about it scanning is a huge pain and/or...

No doubt about it scanning is a huge pain and/or expense if you want it to look good.

I suggest you borrow a film camera or buy a cheap one. Tri-X and f8 and even the cheapest camera will be OK. ...
Forum: Zeiss Contax 03-19-2016
Replies: 4
Views: 860
Posted By Hatchetman
This is a place to start:...

This is a place to start: http://www.cameraquest.com/conrf.htm
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 03-15-2016
Replies: 23
Views: 3,553
Posted By Hatchetman
I suggest a Rolleicord Va or Vb. Cheaper and...

I suggest a Rolleicord Va or Vb. Cheaper and lighter than a Rolleiflex. And with the money you save you can buy a decent 35mm camera and enjoy the best of both worlds.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-13-2016
Replies: 30
Views: 3,599
Posted By Hatchetman
Tamarkin doesn't have the cameras serviced unless...

Tamarkin doesn't have the cameras serviced unless they don't appear to be working properly. I would go with Youxin Ye or Sherry Krauter who are qualified repairpersons themselves.
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 03-10-2016
Replies: 32
Views: 2,909
Posted By Hatchetman
Prefer White Sox baseball if it is on.

Prefer White Sox baseball if it is on.
Forum: Fixed Lens 35mm RF 03-09-2016
Replies: 17
Views: 4,224
Posted By Hatchetman
https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1557/25531245652_7e...

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1557/25531245652_7e6c94794e_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/EU7iQy)Fertile Ground (https://flic.kr/p/EU7iQy) by Rob F (https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/), on Flickr
Forum: Fixed Lens 35mm RF 03-08-2016
Replies: 17
Views: 4,224
Posted By Hatchetman
Just to be sure you have to load it with film for...

Just to be sure you have to load it with film for the shutter to work.
Forum: Film vs Digital 03-07-2016
Replies: 5
Views: 1,768
Posted By Hatchetman
I don't know. People claim 4/3 is as good as full...

I don't know. People claim 4/3 is as good as full frame, which makes no sense to me but I don't know. I print film in the dark room and 6x7 could be printed huge without loss of image quality...much...
Forum: Fixed Lens 35mm RF 03-07-2016
Replies: 17
Views: 4,224
Posted By Hatchetman
https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8246/8529274669_37f...

https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8246/8529274669_37f5f73007_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/dZGLcP)Signet 35 (https://flic.kr/p/dZGLcP) by Rob F (https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/), on...
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-01-2016
Replies: 51
Views: 3,699
Posted By Hatchetman
LOL. What did you have in the carry on? Cash?

LOL. What did you have in the carry on? Cash?
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 02-29-2016
Replies: 3
Views: 1,038
Posted By Hatchetman
occasionally you see one in really rough shape on...

occasionally you see one in really rough shape on eBay sell for less than $100.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-29-2016
Replies: 71
Views: 10,405
Posted By Hatchetman
@1600 D76 1:1 per Kodak instructions. Works...

@1600 D76 1:1 per Kodak instructions. Works great. I use it for stage shows.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-29-2016
Replies: 84
Views: 6,849
Posted By Hatchetman
What are some cheaper hobbies than B&W...

What are some cheaper hobbies than B&W photography?
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-21-2016
Replies: 49
Views: 5,893
Posted By Hatchetman
There's more truth to this the larger the format....

There's more truth to this the larger the format. For 35mm I see a pretty big difference between Tri-X, TMax, FP4+, PanF+. Mostly use D76 1:1
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-21-2016
Replies: 49
Views: 5,893
Posted By Hatchetman
Tri-X is $4.95/roll. Worth it at double the...

Tri-X is $4.95/roll. Worth it at double the price.
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-21-2016
Replies: 21
Views: 1,368
Posted By Hatchetman
The question opens up a whole can of worms. If...

The question opens up a whole can of worms. If you were shooting B&W film and took a photo of a holly bush with red berries, the berries and leaves would be the same shade of grey. If you put a green...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-18-2016
Replies: 157
Views: 13,631
Posted By Hatchetman
How many people just in this thread made...

How many people just in this thread made reference to projecting images?:confused:
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-18-2016
Replies: 157
Views: 13,631
Posted By Hatchetman
Man I have a bunch of E100G in the freezer that...

Man I have a bunch of E100G in the freezer that needs to get used if the sun ever comes out!
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-18-2016
Replies: 157
Views: 13,631
Posted By Hatchetman
Wow, those are stunning znapper. How were they...

Wow, those are stunning znapper. How were they scanned?
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-17-2016
Replies: 157
Views: 13,631
Posted By Hatchetman
I put 6x7 slides in a 6x6 projector I bought for...

I put 6x7 slides in a 6x6 projector I bought for $40. Works pretty well, though can't do vertical shots.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-16-2016
Replies: 16
Views: 1,825
Posted By Hatchetman
Not necessarily a development problem. Could be...

Not necessarily a development problem. Could be way underexposed or a scanning problem. A photo of the negative would help figure that out.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-15-2016
Replies: 16
Views: 1,825
Posted By Hatchetman
Tri-X @1600 should look reasonably good, nothing...

Tri-X @1600 should look reasonably good, nothing like the posted image. Something is wrong and the problem is figuring out what, exactly.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-15-2016
Replies: 16
Views: 1,825
Posted By Hatchetman
can you take a photo of the negatives and post...

can you take a photo of the negatives and post them?
Forum: Travel 02-14-2016
Replies: 115
Views: 7,881
Posted By Hatchetman
Just be friendly and don't stick out like a sore...

Just be friendly and don't stick out like a sore thumb. Jeans, backpack, old baseball hat. Be the first to nod hello. Likely nobody will even notice you.
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 02-12-2016
Replies: 102
Views: 41,367
Posted By Hatchetman
That pretty much sums it up. I can't really think...

That pretty much sums it up. I can't really think of anything else to add.
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 02-11-2016
Replies: 102
Views: 41,367
Posted By Hatchetman
Buying one off eBay -- you're going to have to...

Buying one off eBay -- you're going to have to get it serviced anyway. These things seem industructable given a little care.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-08-2016
Replies: 33
Views: 3,182
Posted By Hatchetman
I have shot a couple rolls of Verichrome Pan from...

I have shot a couple rolls of Verichrome Pan from the late 50s - was total garbage. You could see some faint images but that was about it. Here's a shot of VP from the late...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-08-2016
Replies: 989
Views: 191,547
Posted By Hatchetman
Pre-war Zeiss Super...

Pre-war Zeiss Super Ikonta

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1466/24256420684_01817f624c_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/CXsuMJ)First Morning Light (https://flic.kr/p/CXsuMJ) by Rob F...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-06-2016
Replies: 1,355
Views: 341,204
Posted By Hatchetman
https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1529/23656205263_e3...

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1529/23656205263_e3c3b2e1a2_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/C3qeDZ)Jr Photographer (https://flic.kr/p/C3qeDZ) by Rob F (https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/), on Flickr
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 02-03-2016
Replies: 9
Views: 4,083
Posted By Hatchetman
I also have the first version 9000F. I'd say it...

I also have the first version 9000F. I'd say it is marginal for 35mm, satisfactory for 120. The price is right though. Most of the photos in my Flickr account are scanned negatives with the...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-30-2016
Replies: 103
Views: 12,830
Posted By Hatchetman
If they made a Spotmatic with a FF sensor, I...

If they made a Spotmatic with a FF sensor, I would be really really tempted....
Forum: Optics Theory - 01-30-2016
Replies: 95
Views: 50,592
Posted By Hatchetman
Giganova posted some examples above of FP4+...

Giganova posted some examples above of FP4+ scanned vs. digital. They both look good but a couple things...FP4+ is not a minimal grain film. I would use Acros or TMAX 100. I would also be curious to...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-28-2016
Replies: 103
Views: 12,830
Posted By Hatchetman
Jeez, welcome to 2002!

Jeez, welcome to 2002!
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 01-25-2016
Replies: 11
Views: 1,623
Posted By Hatchetman
Looks like a light leak. What does the pressure...

Looks like a light leak. What does the pressure plate look like - does it have little holes/bumps like that?
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-17-2016
Replies: 12
Views: 1,362
Posted By Hatchetman
I'm with sevo. Not air bubbles.

I'm with sevo. Not air bubbles.
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 01-16-2016
Replies: 58
Views: 10,036
Posted By Hatchetman
My 35mm darkroom prints compare favorably (i.e....

My 35mm darkroom prints compare favorably (i.e. are better) to FF digital prints from the "pro" lab. If the intention is for a computer monitor, then 35mm film is fighting with two hands behind its...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-01-2016
Replies: 43
Views: 3,197
Posted By Hatchetman
If I am reading this right Kodak says HC-110 at...

If I am reading this right Kodak says HC-110 at about 4 minutes.

http://www.kodak.com/global/en/professional/support/techPubs/f4017/f4017.pdf
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-29-2015
Replies: 53
Views: 3,567
Posted By Hatchetman
Ultimately your work has to please you first and...

Ultimately your work has to please you first and foremost. But there is nothing wrong with sharing photos via the interwebs with people who may be interested in seeing them! I have learned a lot over...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-29-2015
Replies: 53
Views: 3,567
Posted By Hatchetman
Richard - when you go to a pub do you sit there...

Richard - when you go to a pub do you sit there and think your own thoughts in silence or do you talk to people? "I DON'T CARE WHAT OTHER PEOPLE THINK!!"

-----

RE: Flickr

You curate it yourself....
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-28-2015
Replies: 53
Views: 3,567
Posted By Hatchetman
A handful of people might click on the "star" to...

A handful of people might click on the "star" to favorite your photo. If you are lucky someone might say "NICE!"
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-28-2015
Replies: 53
Views: 3,567
Posted By Hatchetman
Not sure what your M.O. is but I find 500px...

Not sure what your M.O. is but I find 500px intolerable. I checked out your Flickr account and think your stuff is pretty good. But most people are not that interested in black and white photos of...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-28-2015
Replies: 24
Views: 3,930
Posted By Hatchetman
good stuff guys. Thanks for the examples. I am...

good stuff guys. Thanks for the examples. I am not paying $25 to develop a couple rolls of film when I could just move to 6x7 film.
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 12-21-2015
Replies: 11
Views: 1,963
Posted By Hatchetman
You have to respool onto 620 spools,...

You have to respool onto 620 spools, but:

https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8499/8308810600_6eaed8dbf3_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/dEdPVb)Look What Santa Brought! (https://flic.kr/p/dEdPVb) by Rob F...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-21-2015
Replies: 28
Views: 4,101
Posted By Hatchetman
Doing your own reversal processing is a...

Doing your own reversal processing is a possibility. It looks a bit challenging, so I haven't jumped into it yet. Maybe when I retire.
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 12-13-2015
Replies: 8
Views: 1,224
Posted By Hatchetman
In a big pile in the bottom of my closet along...

In a big pile in the bottom of my closet along with all my other cameras.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-10-2015
Replies: 5
Views: 1,048
Posted By Hatchetman
Go with Tri-X. Lots of exposure latitude. Modest...

Go with Tri-X. Lots of exposure latitude. Modest grain at that size negative.
Forum: Tom Abrahamsson of RapidWinder.com 12-07-2015
Replies: 24
Views: 8,611
Posted By Hatchetman
IMO the most likely cause is not washing long...

IMO the most likely cause is not washing long enough and/or wash water too cold.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-05-2015
Replies: 126
Views: 11,315
Posted By Hatchetman
Leica III. So substantial in the hand. that...

Leica III. So substantial in the hand. that "vulcanite" feels so luxurious for some reason. moreso than slippery leather.
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 12-04-2015
Replies: 102
Views: 41,367
Posted By Hatchetman
I tried using a monopod, with only limited...

I tried using a monopod, with only limited success. Here's one that was sharp:

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5768/23301512262_3aac7191ef_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/Bv5kMq)Quality Master...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-01-2015
Replies: 58
Views: 5,840
Posted By Hatchetman
tough to say, I take digital and film cameras....

tough to say, I take digital and film cameras. with only film, I would carry 2 rolls/day to be safe. along with digital, half that.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-01-2015
Replies: 25
Views: 2,629
Posted By Hatchetman
A camera I looked at yesterday was in EX...

A camera I looked at yesterday was in EX condition. Now it is listed as Bargain. Maybe they dropped it. Or just happened to restock a rare camera overnight.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-01-2015
Replies: 288
Views: 50,860
Posted By Hatchetman
https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3740/9027732907_fb4...

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3740/9027732907_fb44dba2e7_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/eKKutn)Double Exposure (https://flic.kr/p/eKKutn) by Rob F (https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/), on Flickr
Forum: Zeiss Contax 12-01-2015
Replies: 8
Views: 1,670
Posted By Hatchetman
this may be helpful:...

this may be helpful: http://elekm.net/zeiss-ikon/repair/meter-repair/
Forum: Travel 11-26-2015
Replies: 68
Views: 6,476
Posted By Hatchetman
outstanding shots here. keep 'em coming.

outstanding shots here. keep 'em coming.
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 11-23-2015
Replies: 27
Views: 2,972
Posted By Hatchetman
Just a note: Ansel wasn't using TMAX 100. That...

Just a note: Ansel wasn't using TMAX 100. That stuff has incredible dynamic range relative to some other films. I assume Delta 100 would be similar.
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 11-21-2015
Replies: 52
Views: 5,402
Posted By Hatchetman
My wife is pretty understanding with my...

My wife is pretty understanding with my photography, but everything has to be tack sharp for her.

"oh, too bad you just missed the focus..."
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-18-2015
Replies: 1,424
Views: 347,422
Posted By Hatchetman
I admire people's ability to get anything in...

I admire people's ability to get anything in focus at f1 or f1.2. I don't even bother trying with any lens below f2. (fastest I have is f1.4).
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-17-2015
Replies: 103
Views: 7,272
Posted By Hatchetman
A Pentax Spotmatic is what got me back to film. I...

A Pentax Spotmatic is what got me back to film. I think it has to be something 100% manual. Maybe even no battery/meter. A totally different experience from digital.
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 11-16-2015
Replies: 1,036
Views: 201,062
Posted By Hatchetman
I rarely scan prints, but here's...

I rarely scan prints, but here's one:

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5536/14471208791_b363853da0_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/o3LJcR)5x7 Print (https://flic.kr/p/o3LJcR) by Rob F...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 11-16-2015
Replies: 102
Views: 41,367
Posted By Hatchetman
I have a love/hate thing going on with my...

I have a love/hate thing going on with my Medalist II. Love the sharp lens and huge negative but hate the way this thing holds in my hand. Too hard to depress shutter. Also lack of infinity...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-15-2015
Replies: 29
Views: 3,646
Posted By Hatchetman
Not helpful to you, but my III goes in my pocket.

Not helpful to you, but my III goes in my pocket.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-15-2015
Replies: 989
Views: 191,547
Posted By Hatchetman
Shot with Kodak Bantam...

Shot with Kodak Bantam Special

https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8537/15738964781_bd34fcf7e1_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/pYNiTK)Signs, signs..... (https://flic.kr/p/pYNiTK) by Rob F...
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-11-2015
Replies: 16
Views: 1,743
Posted By Hatchetman
Fascinating!

Fascinating!
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-11-2015
Replies: 1,937
Views: 258,345
Posted By Hatchetman
https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8765/16963980558_b5...

https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8765/16963980558_b5a73ac5dd_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/rR3Qpq)Franklin Park (https://flic.kr/p/rR3Qpq) by Rob F (https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/), on Flickr
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-11-2015
Replies: 107
Views: 11,043
Posted By Hatchetman
https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5606/15829111271_50...

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5606/15829111271_50910dabd8_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/q7Lkiz)General Iron Industries (https://flic.kr/p/q7Lkiz) by Rob F (https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/),...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 11-11-2015
Replies: 1,181
Views: 453,956
Posted By Hatchetman
https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8499/8308810600_6ea...

https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8499/8308810600_6eaed8dbf3_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/dEdPVb)Look What Santa Brought! (https://flic.kr/p/dEdPVb) by Rob F (https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/),...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-10-2015
Replies: 989
Views: 191,547
Posted By Hatchetman
I could post in this thread all...

I could post in this thread all day!

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5784/19932920874_9531d50a25_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/wnpqVy)
Travelers' Aid Society (https://flic.kr/p/wnpqVy) by Rob F...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-10-2015
Replies: 5,588
Views: 972,795
Posted By Hatchetman
https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7325/16446484525_6b...

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7325/16446484525_6b13edbe18_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/r4jwS2)Breakfast!! (https://flic.kr/p/r4jwS2) by Rob F (https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/), on...
Forum: Zeiss Contax 11-09-2015
Replies: 115
Views: 36,815
Posted By Hatchetman
https://farm1.staticflickr.com/774/22263761613_0bb...

https://farm1.staticflickr.com/774/22263761613_0bb7934a5a_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/zVnAER)Chicago Bridge Opening 5 (https://flic.kr/p/zVnAER) by Rob F (https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/),...
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 11-06-2015
Replies: 27
Views: 4,818
Posted By Hatchetman
meter without the filter. put the filter on. add...

meter without the filter. put the filter on. add five stops additional exposure. move focus ring 1/16 to 1/8 inch away from infinity. shoot.
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 11-05-2015
Replies: 2,013
Views: 611,924
Posted By Hatchetman
https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8389/8686926472_2c3...

https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8389/8686926472_2c3b7aa7e0_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/eeCLAm)Life's a Beach! (https://flic.kr/p/eeCLAm) by Rob F (https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/), on...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-05-2015
Replies: 72
Views: 9,678
Posted By Hatchetman
Some great stuff here. I recall the 70s very well...

Some great stuff here. I recall the 70s very well but was too young to have my own camera. It was a looooooooong time ago!
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 11-03-2015
Replies: 53
Views: 8,198
Posted By Hatchetman
north Coast Photo was my go-to but they don't...

north Coast Photo was my go-to but they don't mount slides anymore. If you don't need that I would highly recommend.
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 11-02-2015
Replies: 124
Views: 8,531
Posted By Hatchetman
Exactly my thoughts on this silly...

Exactly my thoughts on this silly "argument."
Forum: RFF Polls 11-02-2015
Replies: 107
Views: 20,936
Posted By Hatchetman
I only take photos of things I would hang on my...

I only take photos of things I would hang on my wall (or give as a gift).
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