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Forum: 120 film RF Folders 1 Day Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 353
Posted By charjohncarter
The lens that I posted is an Apotar. Not their...

The lens that I posted is an Apotar. Not their best but still great for what I call a tourist camera. The Isolette is very beefy, very solid. I've had mine for 10 years and like it. I also have...
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 1 Day Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 353
Posted By charjohncarter
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/47930948733_88...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/47930948733_88a63f3a9c_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2g2uDaP)AristaEDUultra400 HC-110h (https://flic.kr/p/2g2uDaP) by John Carter...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 3 Days Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 434
Posted By charjohncarter
I have a 35mm Serenar f3.5 that I use on my LTM...

I have a 35mm Serenar f3.5 that I use on my LTM cameras it has a haze problem that I have conquered. It is sharp wide open and works well with any film I use.

I also only use my heritage lenses...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 3 Days Ago
Replies: 120
Views: 10,991
Posted By charjohncarter
4x5: https://live.staticflickr.com/5068/564727725...

4x5:

https://live.staticflickr.com/5068/5647277259_35894871c9_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/9B2LMi)Arista EDU Ultra 400 Rodinal (https://flic.kr/p/9B2LMi) by John Carter...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 4 Days Ago
Replies: 1,687
Views: 429,021
Posted By charjohncarter
Raymond Moore was an English photographer who...

Raymond Moore was an English photographer who seemed able to find the edge of civilization especially on dark, wet, cold English days.

This is the edge of civilization California style: ready for...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 5 Days Ago
Replies: 12
Views: 284
Posted By charjohncarter
I hate light leaks. They come from the most...

I hate light leaks. They come from the most unusual places. This looks like a loading, spacing, or dark slide error. I'm not a Hassy expert, so I'll just kick this to the front as nobody responded.
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 6 Days Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 239
Posted By charjohncarter
I've haven't tried digital IR for many years. ...

I've haven't tried digital IR for many years. I'm going to try this afternoon. I like your shots thanks for posting also when I went on Flickr I could see your time, aperture, and ISO.

Portland...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 6 Days Ago
Replies: 20
Views: 1,087
Posted By charjohncarter
Right, Mt. Tabor, he worked on that car for...

Right, Mt. Tabor, he worked on that car for months.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 1 Week Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 215
Posted By charjohncarter
I can't give you a good answer, but both my...

I can't give you a good answer, but both my metered prism and my waist level finder have seals. I can't really imagine that it would make much difference, as the mirror is sealed when it swings up.
Forum: RFF News 1 Week Ago
Replies: 13
Views: 638
Posted By charjohncarter
Nothing like being proud of your daughter, tell...

Nothing like being proud of your daughter, tell her good work from RFF.
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 1 Week Ago
Replies: 24
Views: 668
Posted By charjohncarter
I used to go to B.C. in the 50s and 60s. His...

I used to go to B.C. in the 50s and 60s. His scenes from there were great and colorful.
Forum: Chris Crawford 1 Week Ago
Replies: 47
Views: 1,367
Posted By charjohncarter
Chris, I've had my IIIf since 1964 and it has...

Chris, I've had my IIIf since 1964 and it has been great. Someone once said, I don't know where I got this, that the Barnack was a great camera for holding the film flat against the pressure plate....
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 1 Week Ago
Replies: 1,687
Views: 429,021
Posted By charjohncarter
105mm Super Takumar (6x7) #1 extension...

105mm Super Takumar (6x7) #1 extension tube:

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48712484647_a3574aab37_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2hdydyX)TMY-2 expired HC110h (https://flic.kr/p/2hdydyX) by John...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 1 Week Ago
Replies: 368
Views: 19,222
Posted By charjohncarter
105mm Super Takumar...

105mm Super Takumar (6x7):

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48712332601_3157c09f27_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2hdxrnt)TMY-2 expired HC110h (https://flic.kr/p/2hdxrnt) by John Carter...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 1 Week Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 212
Posted By charjohncarter
This is who I use, they are good but you decide...

This is who I use, they are good but you decide on affordable.

https://bluemooncamera.com/
Forum: Photography General Interest 1 Week Ago
Replies: 45
Views: 1,696
Posted By charjohncarter
I'm 77 and this first thing I did 20 years ago...

I'm 77 and this first thing I did 20 years ago when I retired was to step up my photography game. I thought I was a decent photographer back then. But RFF and other sites have really made my...
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 1 Week Ago
Replies: 56
Views: 1,701
Posted By charjohncarter
Thanks for posting these I saw some of them this...

Thanks for posting these I saw some of them this morning on your blog. Keep it up, love them.
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 1 Week Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 268
Posted By charjohncarter
This looks very similar to my 35mm Serenar F3.5. ...

This looks very similar to my 35mm Serenar F3.5.

Face up remove the front element and clean the removed element, then clean the front of the next element. Replace the front element.

Turn the...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 1 Week Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 369
Posted By charjohncarter
Thanks, I live in fear of losing my favorite...

Thanks, I live in fear of losing my favorite films.
Forum: Photography General Interest 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 324
Posted By charjohncarter
He was good. I'm not big on fashion/celeb...

He was good. I'm not big on fashion/celeb photography but he could do it.
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 39
Views: 1,470
Posted By charjohncarter
Great idea on an old theme.

Great idea on an old theme.
Forum: Photography General Interest 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 18
Views: 486
Posted By charjohncarter
Sounds like the old Soviet Union: neighbors...

Sounds like the old Soviet Union: neighbors ratting on neighbors. When I drive into San Francisco, it isn't once but maybe 4 times I'm inconvenienced by double parking trucks. It is the price you...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 20
Views: 1,087
Posted By charjohncarter
Was that race on Mt Tabor? That's where it was...

Was that race on Mt Tabor? That's where it was (I think) when I went. Here is another Soapbox, but this was in Panama.'

https://live.staticflickr.com/2272/2393219650_0e34260105_z.jpg...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 37
Views: 990
Posted By charjohncarter
Love them, the opera house is great. Puerto...

Love them, the opera house is great.

Puerto Vallarta:

https://live.staticflickr.com/7210/6985191533_8d8dea96c0_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/bDfW5M)EliteChrome (https://flic.kr/p/bDfW5M) by John Carter...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 20
Views: 1,087
Posted By charjohncarter
I used to go to the Soapbox Derby in Portland but...

I used to go to the Soapbox Derby in Portland but that was 1956-8. Here is my younger brothers car with my girlfriend trying to get in it. I could never get a good shot back...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 37
Views: 990
Posted By charjohncarter
We both have some Australian humor then; my...

We both have some Australian humor then; my great-grandmother was born in Wonnerup, W.A.
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 551
Posted By charjohncarter
Great, what a photo essay. One of the best I've...

Great, what a photo essay. One of the best I've ever seen. I can't believe they would destroy the Ale factory.

This is a mix, but here are some more photos by...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 37
Views: 990
Posted By charjohncarter
I don't understand it either (it was a joke). ...

I don't understand it either (it was a joke). But I do like your work.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 37
Views: 990
Posted By charjohncarter
Peter, I find you offer a surprising and stunning...

Peter, I find you offer a surprising and stunning new avatar of the materializing tendencies of the the avant-garde.

Sorry, as you know I like your work, I stole the above from a book.
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 36
Views: 1,698
Posted By charjohncarter
I have four cameras with film in them now. If it...

I have four cameras with film in them now. If it is Black and White I develop at home. I don't have a dark room so I scan and send the files out for printing. Color; I send out my negatives or...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 20
Views: 704
Posted By charjohncarter
I still remember my first print, I was in the...

I still remember my first print, I was in the seventh grade at grammar school. When I think back I can't believe they had a darkroom that was in 1955 in a rural community. It was magic.
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 469
Posted By charjohncarter
Harry Fleenor, if he is still working. I had him...

Harry Fleenor, if he is still working. I had him do my T CLAd and it has been perfect for 10 years. He is expensive but worth it.
Forum: Photography General Interest 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 23
Views: 918
Posted By charjohncarter
I agree about old...

I agree about old lenses:

https://live.staticflickr.com/2654/3728215384_5beee38d8c_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/6Fs5xA)IMGP686602-1 (https://flic.kr/p/6Fs5xA) by John Carter...
Forum: Photography General Interest 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 23
Views: 918
Posted By charjohncarter
Here is a great one, Kodachrome from 1937?. The...

Here is a great one, Kodachrome from 1937?. The original slide was faded and had color sift but ColorPerfect brought it back. That is W. K. Amonette, probably shot by his brother:

...
Forum: Photography General Interest 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 23
Views: 918
Posted By charjohncarter
Raid, your dad looks pretty dapper. Cool shot.

Raid, your dad looks pretty dapper. Cool shot.
Forum: Photography General Interest 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 23
Views: 918
Posted By charjohncarter
I wish I could pass your message on to my dad. ...

I wish I could pass your message on to my dad. That is my mother in the photo.

I like this thread I have more nostalgia photos.
Forum: Photography General Interest 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 23
Views: 918
Posted By charjohncarter
This is one of my fathers images, taken around...

This is one of my fathers images, taken around 1939 on Mount Rainier, WA:

https://live.staticflickr.com/2567/3910231569_3523862189_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/6XwXBF)Mt Rainer 1939...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 39
Views: 1,331
Posted By charjohncarter
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/47864002121_b1...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/47864002121_b19dc6211a_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2fVzwgT)Tmax 400 expired HC-110h (https://flic.kr/p/2fVzwgT) by John Carter...
Forum: Photography General Interest 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 381
Posted By charjohncarter
Memories of 1967, in Portland, Oregon very few...

Memories of 1967, in Portland, Oregon very few looked that way.
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 36
Views: 1,153
Posted By charjohncarter
I have a 35mm Serenar (Canon) and it is prone to...

I have a 35mm Serenar (Canon) and it is prone to haze. Mine is not like the OP's, my lens haze is easily removed with a microfiber clothe. I have it down to 10 minutes. I do the cleaning every...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 86
Views: 1,746
Posted By charjohncarter
Sad to say it, but I find the digital SLR the...

Sad to say it, but I find the digital SLR the easiest to do sports:

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48561715527_8bba1e2526_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2gZeuan)Pentax K1 (https://flic.kr/p/2gZeuan)...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 86
Views: 1,746
Posted By charjohncarter
Someone above mentioned the London Olympics, at...

Someone above mentioned the London Olympics, at first I thought of the 1948 Olympics. Some of these were probably taken with a...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 86
Views: 1,746
Posted By charjohncarter
I agree, but I find SLR just as frustrating. I...

I agree, but I find SLR just as frustrating. I pre-focus and hope (this is a Bessa R):

https://live.staticflickr.com/3268/2401377312_1d5460b584_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/4EcFP7)SRVHS Girls 1600...
Forum: Photography General Interest 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 286
Posted By charjohncarter
Wow, 1200 rolls from one photographer. Here is...

Wow, 1200 rolls from one photographer. Here is another video with some of the 30,000 images that have been rescued.

https://vimeo.com/rescuedfilmproject

and...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 43
Views: 1,575
Posted By charjohncarter
No kidding, use anything. Here is my Bessa R...

No kidding, use anything. Here is my Bessa R with a mounted Instamatic lens:


https://live.staticflickr.com/3639/5778079354_e24364e652_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/9NAaFQ)TriX HC-110h Rodinal...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 43
Views: 1,575
Posted By charjohncarter
Some of the fun for me with RFF is seeing our...

Some of the fun for me with RFF is seeing our member's work. I have seen Robert Blu's comments but I never went on his Blog. It is interesting. Here is a not so perfect video he made of one of his...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 43
Views: 1,575
Posted By charjohncarter
Alternative processes, and others what I use to...

Alternative processes, and others what I use to call my screwups are still very interesting. I've done a few but mostly they are unintended:

...
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 18
Views: 566
Posted By charjohncarter
Robert, I just looked at your blog. It looks...

Robert, I just looked at your blog. It looks great.
Forum: Film vs Digital 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 629
Posted By charjohncarter
I had a day like that today. I came home and...

I had a day like that today. I came home and disconnected my phone, turned off the TV, and now I will turn off my computer. I have a book to read (not digital, a paper book) and spend the rest of...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 530
Posted By charjohncarter
You are right: amazing.

You are right: amazing.
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 721
Posted By charjohncarter
I've had three DSLRs and a mirrorless from the...

I've had three DSLRs and a mirrorless from the same manufacturer. Each one presented a new learning curve. But this last one the learning curve was not as bad. So maybe you adapt faster with some...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 141
Posted By charjohncarter
I've only taken one. But thanks for the reminder.

I've only taken one. But thanks for the reminder.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 169
Views: 5,781
Posted By charjohncarter
I just received a roll of Gold 200 and a roll of...

I just received a roll of Gold 200 and a roll of Fuji 200 that were develooped by Blue Moon is Portland. Here is one of each:

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48530633967_04d34bf4f6_z.jpg...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 1
Views: 363
Posted By charjohncarter
She really used a lot of different media. I...

She really used a lot of different media. I really like her Polaroids. I looks like Fuji Color Polaroid film.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 08-14-2019
Replies: 54
Views: 1,171
Posted By charjohncarter
I use these, and the only problem I've had is if...

I use these, and the only problem I've had is if your film is curled the first trip around it hits the entry plastic. So I have to make sure it passes, then I'm home free. I can't remember if they...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 08-12-2019
Replies: 9
Views: 252
Posted By charjohncarter
I've greatly reduced my dust problem. (1) I...

I've greatly reduced my dust problem. (1) I squeegee my negatives after a wash, photoflo, and then a final rinse with filtered water. I squeegee with two fingers and I do it twice (35mm and 120). ...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 08-11-2019
Replies: 1,687
Views: 429,021
Posted By charjohncarter
Pentax 6x7, 55mm lens, Astia...

Pentax 6x7, 55mm lens, Astia 100:

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48512164951_48b5ed28af_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2gURwv6)Astia 100 (expired) (https://flic.kr/p/2gURwv6) by John Carter...
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-10-2019
Replies: 23
Views: 885
Posted By charjohncarter
Before: https://live.staticflickr.com/7109/745124...

Before:

https://live.staticflickr.com/7109/7451247800_db985c7552_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/cmrAnE)TriX at 250 (https://flic.kr/p/cmrAnE) by John Carter (https://www.flickr.com/photos/carter3john/),...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 08-10-2019
Replies: 31
Views: 1,201
Posted By charjohncarter
I went for a walk today to try and figure out the...

I went for a walk today to try and figure out the HDR on my FF. I just wasn't as fun as a walk with my APS-C mirrorless.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-09-2019
Replies: 64
Views: 6,507
Posted By charjohncarter
Arista EDU ultra 400 (and 100) for me are...

Arista EDU ultra 400 (and 100) for me are oversensitive to blue (look at their color spectrum graph). So I use an Orange filter unless it is indoors or flat grey outside (which it hardly ever is in...
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-09-2019
Replies: 58
Views: 2,844
Posted By charjohncarter
Looks like they made some money. But I can never...

Looks like they made some money. But I can never really understand these reports. Also there isn't much on their website about film: do they make?
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 08-07-2019
Replies: 7
Views: 447
Posted By charjohncarter
I use ice to cool down my development, stop,...

I use ice to cool down my development, stop, fixer, and hypo clear in the Summer. In the winter I heat the water at the tap. I like the idea for putting the warm Summer water in the refrig until 68...
Forum: Scale Focus 35's 08-07-2019
Replies: 20
Views: 652
Posted By charjohncarter
I'm not; it is easy on subjects ten feet to...

I'm not; it is easy on subjects ten feet to infinity. But wide or just wider openings around five feet I can't 'nail it.'
Forum: Optics Theory - 08-07-2019
Replies: 10
Views: 570
Posted By charjohncarter
That's quit an equation. It will be interesting...

That's quit an equation. It will be interesting if anyone uses it.
Forum: Scale Focus 35's 08-05-2019
Replies: 20
Views: 652
Posted By charjohncarter
I bought (on Ebay) a Medis Rangefinder for $12...

I bought (on Ebay) a Medis Rangefinder for $12 (can't remember the shipping). I use it on a few cameras: Isolette, Nikonos, and even on an SLR with a wide angle lens. It is 2.5 inches long and the...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-04-2019
Replies: 110
Views: 3,828
Posted By charjohncarter
Fads change, some fads are realistic, other are...

Fads change, some fads are realistic, other are not. The Bessa R may be realistic, but I don't think the Olympus Trip 35 fad was realistic.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-04-2019
Replies: 99
Views: 3,080
Posted By charjohncarter
I-5, Central Valley, CA(dust...

I-5, Central Valley, CA(dust storm):

https://live.staticflickr.com/7760/18430209701_a61f04c699_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/u5BDfe)Expired Kodak MAX 400 2002 (https://flic.kr/p/u5BDfe) by John Carter...
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 08-03-2019
Replies: 8
Views: 283
Posted By charjohncarter
Mostly, I use a Vivitar 2600 D and it works, I...

Mostly, I use a Vivitar 2600 D and it works, I also built a set-up to use two Minolta 320x but I have to dial that one in (using non-auto setting on the flash) so I use it only with digital.

2600-D...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 08-03-2019
Replies: 1
Views: 256
Posted By charjohncarter
I have one that is completely different, but I...

I have one that is completely different, but I ordered it through B&H. Yours looks more heavy duty than mine.
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 08-02-2019
Replies: 19
Views: 912
Posted By charjohncarter
I don't know if any of you have tried Swift1's...

I don't know if any of you have tried Swift1's method of managing color when doing color scans. I have been using his method since I think 2015. (Colton you can correct me if I'm wrong about the...
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 08-01-2019
Replies: 19
Views: 912
Posted By charjohncarter
I posted this on the 'Fujicolor 200' thread: I...

I posted this on the 'Fujicolor 200' thread:

I forgot, I received your 'Twenty-One of 35' and it is great I really envy the way you process your color negative scans (as you know I use your tutorial...
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 08-01-2019
Replies: 8
Views: 283
Posted By charjohncarter
Here is what I have taped to my auto...

Here is what I have taped to my auto flashes:

fill flash
1. Check flash unit auto settings f stops, choose
2. Set camera to 1.5 stops closed from chosen f stop
And then set shutter for ambient...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-31-2019
Replies: 169
Views: 5,781
Posted By charjohncarter
When I find the thread I will.

When I find the thread I will.
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 07-31-2019
Replies: 8
Views: 406
Posted By charjohncarter
I have been reduced to just developing my B&W...

I have been reduced to just developing my B&W film with no dark room (changing bag, daylight tank). Then I scan and send to Costco for normal prints, and if I like some and want true B&W paper: Mpix...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-31-2019
Replies: 169
Views: 5,781
Posted By charjohncarter
I forgot, I received your 'Twenty-One of 35' and...

I forgot, I received your 'Twenty-One of 35' and it is great I really envy the way you process your color negative scans (as you know I use your tutorial on every color film I do).
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-31-2019
Replies: 169
Views: 5,781
Posted By charjohncarter
Looks like Oregon, nothing like family. My kids...

Looks like Oregon, nothing like family. My kids are grown with their own families. I miss them and call each one every week.
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 07-31-2019
Replies: 48
Views: 1,493
Posted By charjohncarter
Yesterday, I sent 60 frames of color film to be...

Yesterday, I sent 60 frames of color film to be developed at BlueMoon. After the trip to the post office I went for a morning walk. I took my heavy DSLR and took 18 shots. All turned out to be...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 07-30-2019
Replies: 31
Views: 1,038
Posted By charjohncarter
I know but she also wrecked three cars that I...

I know but she also wrecked three cars that I bought her: between her 16th year and her 22 year.
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 07-29-2019
Replies: 31
Views: 1,038
Posted By charjohncarter
I gave one to my daughter 25 years ago, and it...

I gave one to my daughter 25 years ago, and it was a great camera. Everything was fine then she told me on the way to a UCLA football game that her camera wasn't working. I asked her to see it, the...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-27-2019
Replies: 17
Views: 612
Posted By charjohncarter
https://live.staticflickr.com/4869/45766821624_c9a...

https://live.staticflickr.com/4869/45766821624_c9acc37fe4_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2cJfVzs)Ektachrome 1965 Port Ludlow, WA (https://flic.kr/p/2cJfVzs) by John Carter...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-26-2019
Replies: 65
Views: 2,472
Posted By charjohncarter
1963c, Ektachrome,...

1963c, Ektachrome, Instamatic:

https://live.staticflickr.com/3898/15313404676_d4fdbc9245_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/pkccGy)60s found slides (https://flic.kr/p/pkccGy) by John Carter...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 07-25-2019
Replies: 5
Views: 349
Posted By charjohncarter
I use mine on multiple cameras, good review:...

I use mine on multiple cameras, good review: thanks. I especially like it on my IIIf and my Spotmatic (I have a cold shoe). The Spotmatic has a built in meter but with VCII I can set everything...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-23-2019
Replies: 26
Views: 1,254
Posted By charjohncarter
It seems to be a simple fix, but I guess it...

It seems to be a simple fix, but I guess it isn't. I've used Kodak film with paper backing since the late fifties, and now they can't do backing right.
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-23-2019
Replies: 23
Views: 769
Posted By charjohncarter
I agree with raydm6, candid shots. Also seven...

I agree with raydm6, candid shots. Also seven year olds make it hard:

https://live.staticflickr.com/4420/36681426762_6996f78237_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/XTpUds)Kodak Gold 100...
Forum: Kodak Retina and Ektra Rangefinders 07-23-2019
Replies: 8
Views: 708
Posted By charjohncarter
Joseph Mihalyi certainly had a different approach...

Joseph Mihalyi certainly had a different approach to designing cameras. I didn't pick up on flash capability. And is the Royal Scott outboard related to Scott Atwater? Good article thanks.
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-21-2019
Replies: 23
Views: 607
Posted By charjohncarter
I hardly ever am in the situation to choose. I...

I hardly ever am in the situation to choose. I only take one camera usually with me. But when I wish I had color is when the scene is low contrast and it has different colors.
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-20-2019
Replies: 43
Views: 1,511
Posted By charjohncarter
I'm surprised that no one has suggested the...

I'm surprised that no one has suggested the Olympus 35RC (maybe someone has I didn't read the replies to closely). You have both automatic exposure (shutter priority), and complete manual. It is...
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 07-19-2019
Replies: 19
Views: 912
Posted By charjohncarter
Mine is on its way, maybe today.

Mine is on its way, maybe today.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-19-2019
Replies: 11
Views: 487
Posted By charjohncarter
Portra 160, Tmax 100, TriX and for something...

Portra 160, Tmax 100, TriX and for something different in color Ektar 100. These are all great for landscapes.

EDIT: Tmax 100 with 120 to me looks like 4x5 quality.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-18-2019
Replies: 126
Views: 9,529
Posted By charjohncarter
We also went on the South Point-Lofall short run...

We also went on the South Point-Lofall short run across Hood Canal. It was on our way to Port Ludlow.

Port Ludlow 1965:

https://live.staticflickr.com/4869/45766821624_c9acc37fe4_z.jpg...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-18-2019
Replies: 126
Views: 9,529
Posted By charjohncarter
Doug, we were always on the 1940's versions when...

Doug, we were always on the 1940's versions when I was a kid (we always went to Winslow). But my dream was to go on the Kalakala. Finally my father took us on a round trip to Bremerton (I think). ...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 07-17-2019
Replies: 10
Views: 590
Posted By charjohncarter
I did like you when digital was out for about...

I did like you when digital was out for about 8-10 years. I went through as many as I could. And I agree with you I did not think the "final results" were much different. It was like chasing...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-17-2019
Replies: 66
Views: 3,031
Posted By charjohncarter
Godfrey, please keep us posted. I'm always...

Godfrey, please keep us posted. I'm always worried that I'm losing my touch when loading may reels. So, I trust you to give us the straight scoop.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-17-2019
Replies: 126
Views: 9,529
Posted By charjohncarter
My Dad's photo: circa...

My Dad's photo: circa 1939??

https://live.staticflickr.com/3448/3908330134_cdf70e9c16_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/6Xndoj)Seattle 1939: Found Photo (https://flic.kr/p/6Xndoj) by John Carter...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 07-14-2019
Replies: 9
Views: 362
Posted By charjohncarter
A friend and I went to his show at SFMOMA a few...

A friend and I went to his show at SFMOMA a few years back. They had some of his negatives and contact sheets. 767 rolls of film: yikes ($4441.00 today).

I don't know about changing America...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 07-14-2019
Replies: 8
Views: 744
Posted By charjohncarter
Here is a good tutorial that uses your scanner...

Here is a good tutorial that uses your scanner software. It is for color but it can also be used for...
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 07-13-2019
Replies: 19
Views: 912
Posted By charjohncarter
My copy is on its way.

My copy is on its way.
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 07-12-2019
Replies: 19
Views: 912
Posted By charjohncarter
Yes, I had two with me. They never said...

Yes, I had two with me. They never said anything, except when I tried to go for a walk off the grounds. Still, too tired to order, but I'll do it man(y)ana.
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 07-12-2019
Replies: 19
Views: 912
Posted By charjohncarter
Great, I'll order it tomorrow. I'm too tied...

Great, I'll order it tomorrow. I'm too tied tonight. I'm still recovering from my trip Scottsdale, AZ. I went to a resort that stole your car so you couldn't escape, and you had to pay $60 for a...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 07-12-2019
Replies: 51
Views: 1,904
Posted By charjohncarter
Mamiya Super 23 or Universal, and Mamiya RB67 or...

Mamiya Super 23 or Universal, and Mamiya RB67 or RZ67.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 07-11-2019
Replies: 51
Views: 1,904
Posted By charjohncarter
He loves his country, and his photos do it...

He loves his country, and his photos do it justice.
Forum: Olympus RF 07-10-2019
Replies: 164
Views: 31,797
Posted By charjohncarter
Jumillar, nice composition.

Jumillar, nice composition.
Forum: Olympus RF 07-09-2019
Replies: 164
Views: 31,797
Posted By charjohncarter
I recently posted this on another thread, it is...

I recently posted this on another thread, it is true. I just take better pictures with me 35RC:

I have a large Flickr account, and when I select a camera to search MY account I find I like my...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 07-09-2019
Replies: 42
Views: 1,338
Posted By charjohncarter
I carry a camera with me most of the time. It is...

I carry a camera with me most of the time. It is usually an SLR or RF (film), but I also have a pocketable Olympus Stylus Infinity and a Olympus 35RC. These work great for me.
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 06-30-2019
Replies: 47
Views: 2,341
Posted By charjohncarter
I have a large Flickr account, and when I select...

I have a large Flickr account, and when I select a camera to search MY account I find I like my Olympus 35RC photos better than any of my other cameras (or more expensive cameras). I'm not sure...
Forum: Olympus RF 06-30-2019
Replies: 2
Views: 276
Posted By charjohncarter
I did that on a few of my fixed lens RF cameras. ...

I did that on a few of my fixed lens RF cameras. It does work but be careful some of the windows on these cameras are thin plastic and can easily break.
Forum: Optics Theory - 06-28-2019
Replies: 7
Views: 499
Posted By charjohncarter
Right now I'm thinking of my Great Grand Mother...

Right now I'm thinking of my Great Grand Mother from Wonnerup W.A. So I'll have to answer tomorrow.
Forum: RFF Polls 06-28-2019
Replies: 69
Views: 3,729
Posted By charjohncarter
I am surprised at the number of female...

I am surprised at the number of female photographers that are on LensScratch: much higher than our poll. But we have at least two great ones, DMR and HH.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 06-27-2019
Replies: 32
Views: 1,333
Posted By charjohncarter
Yikes, I just checked EBAY on the above mentioned...

Yikes, I just checked EBAY on the above mentioned 35mm F3.5 Serenar. I paid $45.00 for mine now they want 7X.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 06-27-2019
Replies: 32
Views: 1,333
Posted By charjohncarter
I didn't see it mentioned here, but I bought a...

I didn't see it mentioned here, but I bought a 35mm f3.5 Serenar (Canon) a number of years back. I'm not recommending it, but it is surprisingly sharp for the price and beautifully made. It does...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 06-25-2019
Replies: 368
Views: 19,222
Posted By charjohncarter
^^^ Nice rig.

^^^ Nice rig.
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 06-24-2019
Replies: 25
Views: 1,041
Posted By charjohncarter
I still like an RF for accurate focusing...

I still like an RF for accurate focusing especially with wide angle lenses. I find I still get fooled by AF even the latest models.
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 06-24-2019
Replies: 3
Views: 240
Posted By charjohncarter
I saw something similar (maybe the same) a few...

I saw something similar (maybe the same) a few years ago at the SFMOMA; it was really good. Everything from her first work to the present.
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 06-20-2019
Replies: 20
Views: 2,403
Posted By charjohncarter
This is what it was made for: IIIf. Lens is an...

This is what it was made for: IIIf. Lens is an Instamatic lens mount for LTM.

https://live.staticflickr.com/3226/2964702391_5faa23e192_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/5vYSJt)Disposable Camera Lens on...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-20-2019
Replies: 240
Views: 6,809
Posted By charjohncarter
I still have a slowness problem with some on...

I still have a slowness problem with some on choices.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 06-18-2019
Replies: 228
Views: 25,305
Posted By charjohncarter
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/47986735791_0c...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/47986735791_0ca3ddb1e9_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2g7qyHD)FujiFilm 200 expired (https://flic.kr/p/2g7qyHD) by John Carter...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 06-17-2019
Replies: 216
Views: 25,019
Posted By charjohncarter
Knock-Off of Les Paul Jr. with parts from...

Knock-Off of Les Paul Jr. with parts from Warmouth. I 'built' this one about 20 years ago:


https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48081581952_320257d236_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2gfNFbh)Pentax K1...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 06-16-2019
Replies: 532
Views: 40,301
Posted By charjohncarter
I actually like scanning with a scanner when I'm...

I actually like scanning with a scanner when I'm doing color. I can adjust each RGB channel myself and then give myself some head and tail room to make it more easy to post process (0-255). Has...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 06-15-2019
Replies: 27
Views: 921
Posted By charjohncarter
I bought one off Ebay that had the right clips...

I bought one off Ebay that had the right clips for my Rollieflex. It is leather and thicker leather than my original. It is still a little stiff, but I feel much better using it.

I said Ebay but...
Forum: Zeiss Contax 06-14-2019
Replies: 10
Views: 398
Posted By charjohncarter
I thought I would love an AF camera. But no,...

I thought I would love an AF camera. But no, they are great if you use (like a P&S) a wide angle lens. I still have to be very careful with the four AF bodies that I have (2 digital, and 2 film). ...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-14-2019
Replies: 20
Views: 702
Posted By charjohncarter
One other huge benefit with your C-41 develop and...

One other huge benefit with your C-41 develop and scan method is having a scanner with Digital Ice.
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 06-12-2019
Replies: 18
Views: 766
Posted By charjohncarter
I don't get it.

I don't get it.
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 06-12-2019
Replies: 18
Views: 766
Posted By charjohncarter
Or what about a real Speed...

Or what about a real Speed Graphic?

http://lenscratch.com/2019/06/jason-lee-oklahoma/
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-10-2019
Replies: 61
Views: 3,100
Posted By charjohncarter
I've only used Acros 100 once just before it was...

I've only used Acros 100 once just before it was dropped. I hit development, exposure 100% on my first and only try. Besides that I like the results: tonality, shadow detail, contrast. So I will...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-09-2019
Replies: 61
Views: 3,100
Posted By charjohncarter
I hope....

I hope....
Forum: Photo Software 06-09-2019
Replies: 59
Views: 4,378
Posted By charjohncarter
For me this is the answer, what do you need it...

For me this is the answer, what do you need it for? Scan and you do a few changes. Digital camera and you do minimal post processing. Then there are many programs for you that are non-subscription...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 06-07-2019
Replies: 216
Views: 25,019
Posted By charjohncarter
I made this from parts out of Warmouth:...

I made this from parts out of Warmouth: https://www.warmoth.com/

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/47930952307_f4c67a5e08_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2g2uEer)AristaEDUultra400 HC-110h...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 06-07-2019
Replies: 7
Views: 488
Posted By charjohncarter
Very good lens, and I don't think it will fit the...

Very good lens, and I don't think it will fit the last model: the Universal:

https://live.staticflickr.com/1729/42646193912_ae294536b9_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/27YuTFo)Tmax 100 expired HC-110h...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 06-07-2019
Replies: 1,687
Views: 429,021
Posted By charjohncarter
105 f4 wide open, expired Portra...

105 f4 wide open, expired Portra 160:

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/47975406066_80369b17d7_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2g6quMy)Portra 160 Expired (very) (https://flic.kr/p/2g6quMy) by John Carter...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-07-2019
Replies: 101
Views: 20,992
Posted By charjohncarter
I have used all three (100-200-400 Arista EDU...

I have used all three (100-200-400 Arista EDU ultras) and have been able to finally getting it trained, or maybe it trained me.

This one is expired 400 and I noticed a little increase in...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-05-2019
Replies: 169
Views: 5,781
Posted By charjohncarter
I like it if it is the same as I use: FujiFilm...

I like it if it is the same as I use: FujiFilm C200 36 exposures. It is a little more saturated than Kodak Gold 200. I have very little trouble scanning C200. And I like the colors and it's...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 06-04-2019
Replies: 59
Views: 1,981
Posted By charjohncarter
I have to agree with this (I'm not using a M10),...

I have to agree with this (I'm not using a M10), I started by underexposing using my digital camera meter. But then went to my Sekonic.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-03-2019
Replies: 4
Views: 445
Posted By charjohncarter
Prime Network isn't listed for my cable. I'll...

Prime Network isn't listed for my cable. I'll check my smart TV.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-02-2019
Replies: 10
Views: 595
Posted By charjohncarter
Thanks all, I'm doing better; hallucinations...

Thanks all, I'm doing better; hallucinations gone, balance almost back, still a slight memory problem but all in all I'm good. So soon I'll be back to Ektachrome. I've been shooting some C-41 and...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-01-2019
Replies: 10
Views: 595
Posted By charjohncarter
Yes, the hip is fine but I had a medicine mess up...

Yes, the hip is fine but I had a medicine mess up at the hospital which has really goofed things up. But I am at least starting display signs of cogency.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-01-2019
Replies: 10
Views: 595
Posted By charjohncarter
I'm waiting, I have only use one roll of...

I'm waiting, I have only use one roll of Ektachrome 100 (new), and the was because I've been ill. But I want to try this, I hope it comes:

35mm Ektachrome 100...
Forum: Chris Crawford 06-01-2019
Replies: 138
Views: 4,523
Posted By charjohncarter
Sneaky adopted you and your son, not you and your...

Sneaky adopted you and your son, not you and your son adopted Sneaky. Sometimes cats are smarter than their previous owners. You are lucky to have him (or her ?). By the way, I never saw a mouse...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-31-2019
Replies: 368
Views: 19,222
Posted By charjohncarter
Pentax 6x7, expired I think 2002 Kodak Portra 160...

Pentax 6x7, expired I think 2002 Kodak Portra 160 nc. I believe this was with a 55mm f4 Takumar lens.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/47975406066_80369b17d7_z.jpg...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 05-29-2019
Replies: 5
Views: 860
Posted By charjohncarter
Hard for me to answer too, because I just...

Hard for me to answer too, because I just recently bought a FF digital. I still prefer the look of film, but the ease of use is certainly welcome. I find that for what I do even sending files is...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-28-2019
Replies: 20
Views: 519
Posted By charjohncarter
Pentax 6x7 with Extension...

Pentax 6x7 with Extension Tube:

https://live.staticflickr.com/6181/6156073568_d08ce784ab_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/anZucs)TMY-2 HC110h Rodinal (https://flic.kr/p/anZucs) by John Carter...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-27-2019
Replies: 638
Views: 16,729
Posted By charjohncarter
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/47930948733_88...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/47930948733_88a63f3a9c_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2g2uDaP)AristaEDUultra400 HC-110h (https://flic.kr/p/2g2uDaP) by John Carter...
Forum: Optics Theory - 05-26-2019
Replies: 36
Views: 17,313
Posted By charjohncarter
Old thread, but I missed it, excellent work.

Old thread, but I missed it, excellent work.
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 05-22-2019
Replies: 46
Views: 1,187
Posted By charjohncarter
I like the way you think, pairs is a great idea. ...

I like the way you think, pairs is a great idea. Was that Talent, OR or Medford? I think about you every time I go Portland to visit friends and family. The show looks wonderful.
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-20-2019
Replies: 93
Views: 3,042
Posted By charjohncarter
And fail probably for most; from LensScratch...

And fail probably for most; from LensScratch today:

The works represented a wide range of visual narratives, conceptual perspectives and thought processes. It was inspiring to see stories...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-19-2019
Replies: 27
Views: 1,392
Posted By charjohncarter
You can borrow my Olympus 35RC if you want.

You can borrow my Olympus 35RC if you want.
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 05-18-2019
Replies: 59
Views: 1,981
Posted By charjohncarter
I used a Sekonic Master L-104 series S from 1969...

I used a Sekonic Master L-104 series S from 1969 until about 6 years ago when I up graded to a 308s. The Sekonic Master has an incident cone that is why I used it so much with meter cameras. It...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-17-2019
Replies: 29
Views: 591
Posted By charjohncarter
I do this too. But I use Costco. Most of my...

I do this too. But I use Costco. Most of my prints are B&W film negatives scanned and then sent to Costco to be wet printed on color paper which is not a good compromise. Not very often do people...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-16-2019
Replies: 123
Views: 3,036
Posted By charjohncarter
Cell photo tech is probably able to be put into a...

Cell photo tech is probably able to be put into a thimble so put a cell photo in a DSLR. They already have a screen and GPS.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 05-15-2019
Replies: 58
Views: 1,896
Posted By charjohncarter
Here is my f3.5 Serenar (Canon). A little low on...

Here is my f3.5 Serenar (Canon). A little low on contrast, but that is easy with digital post. Wide open it shows no fall off, but it does have a tendency to haze (easy to clean off though). ...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-14-2019
Replies: 19
Views: 535
Posted By charjohncarter
css9450, nice trick inverting the tank, I never...

css9450, nice trick inverting the tank, I never liked stand for many reasons, but uneven development was definitely a constant with Rodinal stand. Thanks.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-14-2019
Replies: 19
Views: 535
Posted By charjohncarter
I'd like to hear these answers. Every time I've...

I'd like to hear these answers. Every time I've tried this which has been once by accident and once on purpose, I get nothing but very dark brown results. The negatives are bullet proof, but can be...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-13-2019
Replies: 240
Views: 6,809
Posted By charjohncarter
Again, yes: slow, blurry images sometimes. But...

Again, yes: slow, blurry images sometimes. But the search engine on RFF is not any better.
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 05-11-2019
Replies: 1
Views: 326
Posted By charjohncarter
Amazing, I guess they saw a need.

Amazing, I guess they saw a need.
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 05-11-2019
Replies: 14
Views: 647
Posted By charjohncarter
Thanks, I'll do it.

Thanks, I'll do it.
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 05-11-2019
Replies: 14
Views: 647
Posted By charjohncarter
I'd like to read it too.

I'd like to read it too.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-09-2019
Replies: 193
Views: 12,246
Posted By charjohncarter
Sorry, I didn't read this until I was back. But...

Sorry, I didn't read this until I was back. But thanks, I have two children that live in SB so that is a good hint.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-09-2019
Replies: 193
Views: 12,246
Posted By charjohncarter
Yes I had a tough time with this one, medicine...

Yes I had a tough time with this one, medicine goof ups.

I'll be able to shoots some soon. I love some of my images from my first roll, but I thinking of fill flash for the early and late...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-08-2019
Replies: 3
Views: 477
Posted By charjohncarter
No more complaining from your partner. I use to...

No more complaining from your partner. I use to not care about smells and dust or hands in chemicals. But now I'm Mr. Careful. Thanks for posting this.
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-07-2019
Replies: 35
Views: 1,190
Posted By charjohncarter
Hard question and no easy answer. I have the...

Hard question and no easy answer. I have the same stuff only at my house and I've been slowly going through it: hoping for a masterpiece.

When my mother was growing up she lived on an island in...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 05-06-2019
Replies: 37
Views: 1,290
Posted By charjohncarter
As everyone on TV says these days; that's a good...

As everyone on TV says these days; that's a good question. I still love the of a wet print on true B&W paper created by optically exposing through a negative. But that supreme pleasure has been...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 05-05-2019
Replies: 4
Views: 428
Posted By charjohncarter
'creativity and proto-mindfulness' I don't know...

'creativity and proto-mindfulness' I don't know what that means, but I like his work.
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-04-2019
Replies: 10
Views: 686
Posted By charjohncarter
Yes, thanks I have Netflix and can never find...

Yes, thanks I have Netflix and can never find anything to watch; especially bad are their 'Netflix Original(s).'
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 05-04-2019
Replies: 10
Views: 559
Posted By charjohncarter
I converted a 95 a few years ago. It is too hard...

I converted a 95 a few years ago. It is too hard to use, I guess I'm not a 4x5 guy.

https://live.staticflickr.com/5050/5355441823_09e077b8b0_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/9af3gR)$60 Polaroid Conversion...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-02-2019
Replies: 86
Views: 2,833
Posted By charjohncarter
https://live.staticflickr.com/7897/33383295008_d5d...

https://live.staticflickr.com/7897/33383295008_d5d6c5e19d_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/SRY7xS)FujiFilm 200 expired (https://flic.kr/p/SRY7xS) by John Carter (https://www.flickr.com/photos/carter3john/),...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-02-2019
Replies: 10
Views: 707
Posted By charjohncarter
Thanks guys, they are not my photos: W.K....

Thanks guys, they are not my photos: W.K. Amonette and John Carter.
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-01-2019
Replies: 10
Views: 707
Posted By charjohncarter
I have lots of family photos from this era, and...

I have lots of family photos from this era, and besides the clothes people were, well, not so fat.

https://live.staticflickr.com/3362/3562806527_61d4904171_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/6qQjfK)1946...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-01-2019
Replies: 46
Views: 1,502
Posted By charjohncarter
Here is a recent one by me, that is a little like...

Here is a recent one by me, that is a little like PeterM. Of course not as good as PeterM but a try.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/47745242791_245aea5c71_z.jpg...
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 04-30-2019
Replies: 15
Views: 774
Posted By charjohncarter
Those are really good Godfrey.

Those are really good Godfrey.
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-29-2019
Replies: 5
Views: 410
Posted By charjohncarter
Great I will look around my home area for it, or...

Great I will look around my home area for it, or maybe Netflix will have it. Lost chemical formula???
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-28-2019
Replies: 49
Views: 1,918
Posted By charjohncarter
Sorry about your family's experience, but there...

Sorry about your family's experience, but there were some from Russia that really helped the USA during WWII. Here is one, and she made it into the 60s (and we are...
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-28-2019
Replies: 3
Views: 267
Posted By charjohncarter
I still wonder how he gets that close with a...

I still wonder how he gets that close with a Leica: >3.5 feet.
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 04-28-2019
Replies: 6
Views: 855
Posted By charjohncarter
I probably won't buy the book, but thanks for the...

I probably won't buy the book, but thanks for the now bookmarked site.
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 04-28-2019
Replies: 29
Views: 7,158
Posted By charjohncarter
Brave and impressive. Good luck with it.

Brave and impressive. Good luck with it.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-27-2019
Replies: 62
Views: 5,048
Posted By charjohncarter
https://live.staticflickr.com/3797/13203917705_f70...

https://live.staticflickr.com/3797/13203917705_f70bdc5d3b_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/m7MwHx)Arista EDU ultra 100 Arista premium developer (https://flic.kr/p/m7MwHx) by John Carter...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 04-27-2019
Replies: 14
Views: 347
Posted By charjohncarter
If it has a film window, tape that too. But give...

If it has a film window, tape that too. But give us more to work with: camera, scan that includes sprocket holes, and as this is color I've heard that you can tell by the color if it is from the...
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-26-2019
Replies: 49
Views: 1,918
Posted By charjohncarter
Someone should start an "No Words 1960" thread. ...

Someone should start an "No Words 1960" thread.

https://live.staticflickr.com/8561/16419399657_94cd59ac32_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/r1VHtx)Slides 1963-64&71 (https://flic.kr/p/r1VHtx) by John Carter...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-25-2019
Replies: 9
Views: 431
Posted By charjohncarter
As Brett says; incident meter. Our deceased...

As Brett says; incident meter. Our deceased member Roger Hicks has said many times that SLR and maybe expensive RFs have meters that are keyed to expose for E-6 film. I don't know if this true, but...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-24-2019
Replies: 17
Views: 683
Posted By charjohncarter
To get us back to 'Knockers.' Kodak Duaflex...

To get us back to 'Knockers.'

Kodak Duaflex IV:

https://live.staticflickr.com/3130/3131430632_c34463c7fb_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/5LHpej)Untitled (https://flic.kr/p/5LHpej) by John Carter...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 04-24-2019
Replies: 34
Views: 1,395
Posted By charjohncarter
I use almost exclusively a 35mm f2.0 on my FF...

I use almost exclusively a 35mm f2.0 on my FF DSLR. But then again I'm not doing the kind of shooting that would take advantage of high speed lenses. I save in that way for groceries and also the...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 04-24-2019
Replies: 20
Views: 838
Posted By charjohncarter
I use Epson scan and it works fine with Windows...

I use Epson scan and it works fine with Windows 10. But sometimes with updates I have to reinstall the Epson software: so save your disc.
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-23-2019
Replies: 49
Views: 1,918
Posted By charjohncarter
The sixties were just like every other era, we...

The sixties were just like every other era, we did have some pop culture stuff. But life went on just like today.

https://live.staticflickr.com/5533/11142360336_78eb7a9fb2_z.jpg...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-23-2019
Replies: 17
Views: 683
Posted By charjohncarter
Wasn't it: Oh, Zank you, Doctor.

Wasn't it: Oh, Zank you, Doctor.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 04-22-2019
Replies: 42
Views: 1,206
Posted By charjohncarter
I received a Spotmatic in 1969: brand new. I...

I received a Spotmatic in 1969: brand new. I still have it. It came with the 50mm f1.4 (thorium). Quickly, I purchased a 28 f3.5 (still have it), then stupidly acquired a 200 f4.0 also new; but...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-22-2019
Replies: 535
Views: 66,950
Posted By charjohncarter
https://live.staticflickr.com/1671/26134093493_a58...

https://live.staticflickr.com/1671/26134093493_a586431656_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/FPo4uR)Kodak Gold 100 (https://flic.kr/p/FPo4uR) by John Carter (https://www.flickr.com/photos/carter3john/), on...
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-22-2019
Replies: 46
Views: 1,757
Posted By charjohncarter
I've never been able to finish one.

I've never been able to finish one.
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 04-18-2019
Replies: 6
Views: 630
Posted By charjohncarter
Thanks Chris, I'm out of town, but I'll try them...

Thanks Chris, I'm out of town, but I'll try them when I get back.
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-17-2019
Replies: 11
Views: 362
Posted By charjohncarter
They produce a "softer" light output with longer...

They produce a "softer" light output with longer duration due to the combustion characteristics. As the material ignites, the "fire" starts slowly at first, producing low light output, increasing...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-15-2019
Replies: 193
Views: 12,246
Posted By charjohncarter
I thought about getting a roll for this Easter in...

I thought about getting a roll for this Easter in Santa Barbara, CA, but didn't order in time. We are having a late spring here so I have a couple of weeks. My hip is good and I'm almost back with...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 04-14-2019
Replies: 12
Views: 509
Posted By charjohncarter
Brett, thanks for that. I've had my IIIf CLA'd...

Brett, thanks for that. I've had my IIIf CLA'd so many times I'm just not for up for another war. This is/was at 1/100 and I only notice it at that speed so I'll live with it for a while.
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 04-14-2019
Replies: 12
Views: 509
Posted By charjohncarter
And when you figure it out and have a CLA hope...

And when you figure it out and have a CLA hope you don't get this on the first roll back: someone said it was shutter bounce??

https://live.staticflickr.com/3769/11653322035_6ae57b366f_z.jpg...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount Copies 04-14-2019
Replies: 8
Views: 596
Posted By charjohncarter
I was going into my fourth year of University of...

I was going into my fourth year of University of Oregon (1963). I decided to get in my MG and go to LA for the Summer. I worked at that camera store on Reseda Blvd in Nothridge near Devonshire. ...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount Copies 04-14-2019
Replies: 8
Views: 596
Posted By charjohncarter
At least in Northridge, CA in 1963 there was a...

At least in Northridge, CA in 1963 there was a lot of switching to SLR. But some would bring the RF in just to sell on consignment, while they waited for a friend to return from Japan with their new...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount Copies 04-13-2019
Replies: 8
Views: 596
Posted By charjohncarter
Yes, I remember Nicca, I think Travis (my Boss)...

Yes, I remember Nicca, I think Travis (my Boss) thought that someone would buy them. He did take in trades like your Toronto guy. So the front window had Leicas and Rolleis on display that were...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount Copies 04-13-2019
Replies: 8
Views: 596
Posted By charjohncarter
Odd, never heard of them. I worked in a camera...

Odd, never heard of them. I worked in a camera store in 1963 and he had a junk box full of Leica knock offs. But I don't think he took any German knock offs. Most were Japanese.
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-09-2019
Replies: 5
Views: 372
Posted By charjohncarter
Photography should have come along 100 years...

Photography should have come along 100 years before 1839. Think of how great those photos would have been. I know that is selfish on my part, but I always look at paintings from pre-1839, and I...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-08-2019
Replies: 1
Views: 291
Posted By charjohncarter
Check your M6's meter against your M6 TTL using a...

Check your M6's meter against your M6 TTL using a similar exposure scenes that are in question. If they are the same then get a good hand meter and check against that. Also, you should turn off the...
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 04-08-2019
Replies: 264
Views: 17,534
Posted By charjohncarter
I hope Frances is safe. And has friends around...

I hope Frances is safe. And has friends around her. RIP Roger.
Forum: Olympus RF 04-07-2019
Replies: 164
Views: 31,797
Posted By charjohncarter
I think it is 43mm whatever it is perfect for me....

I think it is 43mm whatever it is perfect for me. Plus size and weight are good. I do have a grip about the 'A' 'OFF' 'F Stop' ring.
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 04-07-2019
Replies: 35
Views: 1,342
Posted By charjohncarter
Correct, just need aperture, shutter speed and...

Correct, just need aperture, shutter speed and ISO. And then focus whatever way you like. All the rest is marketing.
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