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Forum: Fuji Digital General Discussion 05-19-2019
Replies: 29
Views: 1,060
Posted By PhotoMat
NO! The Live View function of the D750 is...

NO! The Live View function of the D750 is glacially slow. Pretty much worthless IMHO.
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-17-2019
Replies: 66
Views: 2,428
Posted By PhotoMat
Occasionally, I'll see an ad for an item...

Occasionally, I'll see an ad for an item described as "Mint" or "Like New", yet when I look at the product photos, they have the item placed on their patio masonry or concrete. For some reason, I...
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-01-2019
Replies: 119
Views: 2,043
Posted By PhotoMat
A Mamiya 7II digital body with a full sized...

A Mamiya 7II digital body with a full sized sensor that works flawlessly with the line of Mamiya's lenses would keep me contented!
Forum: Fuji X Series 11-27-2018
Replies: 12
Views: 939
Posted By PhotoMat
How about molding a nubbin out of Sugru to keep...

How about molding a nubbin out of Sugru to keep the dial in place?

https://sugru.com/about
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-10-2018
Replies: 234
Views: 21,031
Posted By PhotoMat
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High Energy

Fuji X-Pro 2 /Rokinon Fisheye II 8mm f/2.8 lens
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-19-2018
Replies: 109
Views: 2,899
Posted By PhotoMat
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Summer Storm

Mamiya 7II w/43mm lens. Velvia 50.
Forum: Fuji X Series 09-13-2018
Replies: 48
Views: 3,646
Posted By PhotoMat
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High Energy
X-Pro 2 w/Rokinon 8mm/f2.8 lens


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X-Pro 2 w/16-50mm XC...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-19-2018
Replies: 209
Views: 16,144
Posted By PhotoMat
I've always been a bit of a Kubrick fan, so I...

I've always been a bit of a Kubrick fan, so I made my own version of the HAL 9000 "eye" using my Summicron.
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-02-2018
Replies: 21
Views: 1,261
Posted By PhotoMat
Here's one of my oldest son taken almost 8 years...

Here's one of my oldest son taken almost 8 years ago with him holding ... a Brownie Target Six-20!

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Forum: Photography General Interest 02-22-2018
Replies: 27
Views: 978
Posted By PhotoMat
I despise FedEx. Their delivery people (Ground)...

I despise FedEx.

Their delivery people (Ground) are contract employees, and in my neck of the woods, the turnover rate is pretty high. If I'm out of the studio when they attempt a delivery,...
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-07-2018
Replies: 353
Views: 23,322
Posted By PhotoMat
• Mamiya7II • Fuji X-Pro 2 • Wista 45VX...

• Mamiya7II

• Fuji X-Pro 2

• Wista 45VX technical field 4x5

• Hasselblad 500C/M

• Leica M6TTL
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-29-2017
Replies: 12,080
Views: 4,433,600
Posted By PhotoMat
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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-28-2017
Replies: 423
Views: 72,987
Posted By PhotoMat
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"Charley was Here"
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-28-2017
Replies: 423
Views: 72,987
Posted By PhotoMat
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Headframe, Butte, MT
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 11-08-2017
Replies: 10
Views: 1,048
Posted By PhotoMat
My gripe about the Domke F5 is always having to...

My gripe about the Domke F5 is always having to drag your camera past that damned zipper. A belt/shoulder bag with a flap like the F6 would be more desirable to me.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 10-17-2017
Replies: 79
Views: 3,496
Posted By PhotoMat
If I had that much cash in my camera gear slush...

If I had that much cash in my camera gear slush fund, I'd rather pay $4 more and get the Fuji GFX medium format body. I can always put a nose print on my Leica glass for much less.;)
Forum: Fuji Digital General Discussion 10-16-2017
Replies: 5
Views: 1,413
Posted By PhotoMat
I'm excited to see the reports when the new...

I'm excited to see the reports when the new 8-16mm/2.8 XF lens comes out. While I love my 10-24mm, I find that I use it mostly at the wide end. At f2.8, it will be a large lens, but for ultra-wide...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-19-2017
Replies: 387
Views: 17,274
Posted By PhotoMat
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Do You Feel a Draft?

Fuji X-Pro 2 w/10-24mm XF lens.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-18-2017
Replies: 387
Views: 17,274
Posted By PhotoMat
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Charley was Here

Fuji X-Pro 2 w/10-24mm XF lens.
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-24-2017
Replies: 112
Views: 6,310
Posted By PhotoMat
I'll never forget the experience of seeing my...

I'll never forget the experience of seeing my first total solar eclipse as a schoolkid back in 1979. To date, I have observed four total eclipses (O.K. -- make that 3 1/2 -- I was clouded out in...
Forum: Fuji Digital General Discussion 05-07-2017
Replies: 43
Views: 3,331
Posted By PhotoMat
X-Pro 2 X-Pro 1 X-100T 10-24mm XF 14mm XF 35mm...

X-Pro 2
X-Pro 1
X-100T
10-24mm XF
14mm XF
35mm f/1.4 XF
18-55mm XF
55-200mm XF
8mm Rokinon Fisheye II
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-21-2017
Replies: 37
Views: 1,817
Posted By PhotoMat
Nice shot, Joe. However, I must admit that the...

Nice shot, Joe. However, I must admit that the first thing that I checked was to see if the typed page read "All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy." ;)
Forum: Optics Theory - 03-16-2017
Replies: 104
Views: 29,962
Posted By PhotoMat
To me, imparting the the impression of three...

To me, imparting the the impression of three dimensionality in an image is more of a function of depth of field, layering and the directional quality of the lighting rather than the optical qualities...
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 03-14-2017
Replies: 22
Views: 7,518
Posted By PhotoMat
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Tenacious
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 03-14-2017
Replies: 22
Views: 7,518
Posted By PhotoMat
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Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 03-14-2017
Replies: 22
Views: 7,518
Posted By PhotoMat
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Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 03-14-2017
Replies: 22
Views: 7,518
Posted By PhotoMat
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Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 03-14-2017
Replies: 22
Views: 7,518
Posted By PhotoMat
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Butte Headframe
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-09-2017
Replies: 245
Views: 28,441
Posted By PhotoMat
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Seiko SARX017

... and my trusty Mamiya 7II!
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-05-2017
Replies: 573
Red
Views: 135,563
Posted By PhotoMat
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Farmyard Funhouse

Fuji X-Pro 2 w/55-200mm XF lens
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-01-2017
Replies: 41
Views: 4,282
Posted By PhotoMat
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Wake

Fuji X-Pro 2 w/10-24mm XF lens @10mm
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-27-2017
Replies: 76
Views: 4,368
Posted By PhotoMat
The Gray Days of Winter

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Gray Day

Fuji X-Pro 2, 55-200mm XF lens.
Forum: RFF News 02-21-2017
Replies: 32
Views: 4,518
Posted By PhotoMat
I checked and my name is available, for the...

I checked and my name is available, for the ridiculously low price of $14,995.00 :eek:. I think I'll pass on the opportunity.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-21-2017
Replies: 25
Views: 2,172
Posted By PhotoMat
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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-20-2017
Replies: 25
Views: 2,172
Posted By PhotoMat
https://c1.staticflickr.com/6/5579/14846691118_ea8...

https://c1.staticflickr.com/6/5579/14846691118_ea8c82567b_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/oBXb25)Light Studied Studebaker (https://flic.kr/p/oBXb25) by PhotoMat2008...
Forum: Cameras in the Movies / TV / Media 02-06-2017
Replies: 54
Views: 4,622
Posted By PhotoMat
Not on the list, but The Year of Living...

Not on the list, but The Year of Living Dangerously (1982) was quite good. Linda Hunt won an Academy Award as Best Supporting Actress for her portrayal of a male photographer in the movie.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-28-2016
Replies: 423
Views: 72,987
Posted By PhotoMat
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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-28-2016
Replies: 423
Views: 72,987
Posted By PhotoMat
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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-01-2016
Replies: 12,080
Views: 4,433,600
Posted By PhotoMat
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Fuji X100T
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 11-17-2016
Replies: 11
Views: 2,019
Posted By PhotoMat
This lens has become a real workhorse for me. ...

This lens has become a real workhorse for me. While a large portion of what I do involves landscape work, I also use this lens quite a bit for architecture/interiors and some editorial gigs. Of...
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 11-16-2016
Replies: 11
Views: 2,019
Posted By PhotoMat
Being a wide-angle guy, I really like the XF...

Being a wide-angle guy, I really like the XF 10-24mm. Prior to acquiring this lens, my widest was the 14mm, which now lives in my storage locker. That being said, I find myself using this lens...
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 08-18-2016
Replies: 63
Views: 4,738
Posted By PhotoMat
What if it's "Minty Beloved" AND capable of...

What if it's "Minty Beloved" AND capable of producing "creamy" bokeh?;)
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-14-2016
Replies: 29
Views: 3,504
Posted By PhotoMat
From my experience, if you are using fast film, I...

From my experience, if you are using fast film, I would avoid shooting wide open for long exposure star trails. Unless you are under dark, transparent skies, the image will result in washed out...
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-14-2016
Replies: 29
Views: 3,504
Posted By PhotoMat
Rogue is correct -- the formula is based upon a...

Rogue is correct -- the formula is based upon a 35mm equivalency. That being said, you should be able to shoot a maximum exposure time of approximately 22 seconds with your SWC without trailing...
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-14-2016
Replies: 29
Views: 3,504
Posted By PhotoMat
Frank: For star trails with your Hassy, I would...

Frank:

For star trails with your Hassy, I would shoot at f/5.6 for as long as possible for good star trails (assuming a good, dark-sky site).

For the Milky Way shots, divide 500 by the focal length...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-21-2016
Replies: 911
Views: 148,176
Posted By PhotoMat
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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-21-2016
Replies: 444
Views: 173,420
Posted By PhotoMat
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Bridge & Aurora

Fuji X-Pro 2 w/Rokinon 8mm f/2.8 lens
Forum: Fuji X Series 07-09-2016
Replies: 4
Views: 1,162
Posted By PhotoMat
As much as I have enjoyed my X-Pro 1, I...

As much as I have enjoyed my X-Pro 1, I absolutely love the X-Pro 2! This camera has matured in its second iteration and is a pleasure to use. Since I rarely use my X-P1, I'm thinking of sending it...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-06-2016
Replies: 6
Views: 1,074
Posted By PhotoMat
The Nikon clearly won, as the column of crushed...

The Nikon clearly won, as the column of crushed camera debris is at least 1-2mm thicker!;)
Forum: Fuji X Series 06-20-2016
Replies: 14
Views: 2,586
Posted By PhotoMat
Thank you for your kind comments, gentlemen1 I...

Thank you for your kind comments, gentlemen1

I have posted the lens information to the corresponding photos. Even though most of the lenses in my kit were zooms, I found that I photographed the...
Forum: Fuji X Series 06-19-2016
Replies: 14
Views: 2,586
Posted By PhotoMat
Trip to the Southwest with Family ... and X-Pro 2!

My family and I recently returned from a trip to the Southwest. Since the nature of this outing was a family vacation as opposed to one of my solo photo excursions, I decided to travel light, taking...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-08-2016
Replies: 4
Views: 730
Posted By PhotoMat
Thank you. I'm located in south central Montana....

Thank you. I'm located in south central Montana. Initially, the aurora was indistinct -- just appearing as a slight brightness on the northern horizon. As the activity peaked in the early morning...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-08-2016
Replies: 4
Views: 730
Posted By PhotoMat
Mother's Day Aurora!!

In the early morning hours of Mother's Day, the Northern Lights put on a fantastic display! The aurora started with typical greenish hues, but as the geomagnetic storm peaked around 2:00-3:00 MST,...
Forum: Fuji X Series 05-05-2016
Replies: 387
Views: 80,968
Posted By PhotoMat
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X-Pro 2 w/10-24mm XF lens, B&W conversion is SilverFX
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 05-04-2016
Replies: 2,528
Views: 621,638
Posted By PhotoMat
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Spring Sundog

Fuji X100T
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 05-04-2016
Replies: 25
Views: 3,722
Posted By PhotoMat
Hi Jamie: I've had my XP2 for about a month now,...

Hi Jamie:

I've had my XP2 for about a month now, but I haven't had much of a chance to do any serious shooting with it yet. While I'm not much into shutter sounds, I have to admit that I really...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 04-14-2016
Replies: 28
Views: 2,262
Posted By PhotoMat
I'd have to trade in my MacBook for a Cray to...

I'd have to trade in my MacBook for a Cray to process the files.:rolleyes:
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 04-11-2016
Replies: 8
Views: 1,756
Posted By PhotoMat
While I've had the Fuji 10-24mm XF lens for less...

While I've had the Fuji 10-24mm XF lens for less than a year, so far, I have been pleased with this lens. I'm a wide-angle fan and the 10-24 has been pretty versatile for my needs, although I find...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-11-2016
Replies: 33
Views: 2,294
Posted By PhotoMat
Repost https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1600/257659...

Repost

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Evil Shadow
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-10-2016
Replies: 33
Views: 2,294
Posted By PhotoMat
And sometimes they're rather...

And sometimes they're rather menacing.


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Carnivore
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-10-2016
Replies: 33
Views: 2,294
Posted By PhotoMat
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Sock Monkey
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-10-2016
Replies: 33
Views: 2,294
Posted By PhotoMat
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Pleased
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-10-2016
Replies: 33
Views: 2,294
Posted By PhotoMat
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Grumpy
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-06-2016
Replies: 615
Views: 93,970
Posted By PhotoMat
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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-06-2016
Replies: 615
Views: 93,970
Posted By PhotoMat
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Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 02-16-2016
Replies: 2,528
Views: 621,638
Posted By PhotoMat
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Alesund, Norway
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 02-15-2016
Replies: 85
Views: 35,496
Posted By PhotoMat
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Canyon Gargoyle
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-15-2016
Replies: 234
Views: 21,031
Posted By PhotoMat
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Old Gummer
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-15-2016
Replies: 234
Views: 21,031
Posted By PhotoMat
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Midnight Broadcast
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-15-2016
Replies: 234
Views: 21,031
Posted By PhotoMat
My light painting toolkit consists of an...

My light painting toolkit consists of an assortment of Light Gear LED lightsticks, LED flashlights (Nitecore "Chameleon", LED Lenser dual color flashlight) and gelled strobes. I shot an entire night...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-15-2016
Replies: 234
Views: 21,031
Posted By PhotoMat
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Monolith
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-15-2016
Replies: 234
Views: 21,031
Posted By PhotoMat
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Divco
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 02-09-2016
Replies: 69
Views: 7,515
Posted By PhotoMat
Aside from the multi-format capability, how would...

Aside from the multi-format capability, how would this differ from using my old Bowens Illumitran slide copier?
Forum: Optics Theory - 02-02-2016
Replies: 39
Views: 7,172
Posted By PhotoMat
Thank you for your kind comment. This image was...

Thank you for your kind comment.

This image was shot with the 43mm lens on my Mamiya 7II, most likely f/11 and obviously using a tripod. As with the majority of my landscape shots, I shoot...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-30-2016
Replies: 20
Views: 1,653
Posted By PhotoMat
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Goblin Valley Explorers
Forum: Fuji X Series 01-30-2016
Replies: 724
Views: 202,271
Posted By PhotoMat
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Forum: Fuji X Series 01-30-2016
Replies: 724
Views: 202,271
Posted By PhotoMat
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Forum: Fuji X Series 01-30-2016
Replies: 724
Views: 202,271
Posted By PhotoMat
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Tenacious
Forum: Fuji X Series 01-30-2016
Replies: 724
Views: 202,271
Posted By PhotoMat
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Milky Way over Jackson Lake, WY
Forum: Optics Theory - 01-27-2016
Replies: 39
Views: 7,172
Posted By PhotoMat
Admittedly, I am not a street shooter, so I can't...

Admittedly, I am not a street shooter, so I can't speak to that genre. My experience has been in the area of landscape and nature photography, where a noticeable loss in edge sharpness would be...
Forum: Fuji X Series 01-18-2016
Replies: 51
Views: 6,588
Posted By PhotoMat
The Fuji X-Pro1 a terrible camera, I tell you. I...

The Fuji X-Pro1 a terrible camera, I tell you. I don't know how I've managed to put up with such inferior technology for the past four years.


Hit or miss...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-02-2016
Replies: 41
Views: 4,288
Posted By PhotoMat
At least they didn't ask "Is that a...

At least they didn't ask "Is that a Hasselblad?";)
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 12-03-2015
Replies: 2,528
Views: 621,638
Posted By PhotoMat
Thanks, Jamie. I imported my files into...

Thanks, Jamie.

I imported my files into Lightroom and did the B&W conversion in SilverFX. Back in Lightroom, I did minimal touch ups with the exposure adjustment brush. In my experience, it seems...
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 12-02-2015
Replies: 2,528
Views: 621,638
Posted By PhotoMat
https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5719/22860047414_eb...

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5719/22860047414_ebd35faae9_b.jpg

Gamla Stan, Stockholm
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 12-02-2015
Replies: 2,528
Views: 621,638
Posted By PhotoMat
https://farm1.staticflickr.com/726/23192592790_a3b...

https://farm1.staticflickr.com/726/23192592790_a3b58643f2_b.jpg

Geirangerfjord
Forum: Fuji X Series 11-11-2015
Replies: 724
Views: 202,271
Posted By PhotoMat
These are some night photography/light-painted...

These are some night photography/light-painted images from a gallery show that I had last month. All are single exposures using a combination of ambient/natural light and supplementary light sources...
Forum: Fuji X Series 11-09-2015
Replies: 42
Views: 5,267
Posted By PhotoMat
I would like to see Fuji introduce a...

I would like to see Fuji introduce a professional, dedicated ETTL flash for the X lineup. While I have been incorporating the use of my Fujis more and more in my daily work, I find that the current...
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 09-01-2015
Replies: 225
Views: 23,602
Posted By PhotoMat
Here's one more from last...

Here's one more from last night:


https://farm1.staticflickr.com/600/21079441475_c4e153d084_h.jpg


"Olds" Gummer

Fuji X-Pro 1 w/10-24mm XF lens
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 08-29-2015
Replies: 225
Views: 23,602
Posted By PhotoMat
I photographed this car on the same night that I...

I photographed this car on the same night that I shot the "Milky Way Galaxie" in the preceding post.



https://farm1.staticflickr.com/613/20718627541_624855ad98_h.jpg

Transplant
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 08-29-2015
Replies: 225
Views: 23,602
Posted By PhotoMat
Thank you all for your kind comments. I...

Thank you all for your kind comments.

I photographed the Ford Galaxie using a Fuji X-Pro 1 using a Rokinon 8mm full frame fisheye lens. The image was "defished" using Image Trend's Fisheye-Hemi...
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 08-28-2015
Replies: 225
Views: 23,602
Posted By PhotoMat
https://farm1.staticflickr.com/758/20711805005_bdf...

https://farm1.staticflickr.com/758/20711805005_bdffdd618d_h.jpg

Milky Way "Galaxie"




Weather permitting, I have a few more from this series that I want to photograph over the next few evenings.
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-19-2015
Replies: 7
Views: 1,193
Posted By PhotoMat
Some New Light Painting/Night Photography Images

I've been shooting a few new night photography images for an upcoming gallery show at the end of September. Here are a couple of shots from last week. ...
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 07-10-2015
Replies: 2,528
Views: 621,638
Posted By PhotoMat
https://farm1.staticflickr.com/410/19409113699_6d5...

https://farm1.staticflickr.com/410/19409113699_6d54701e5e_b.jpg

X100T

ISO 3200
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-23-2015
Replies: 55
Views: 3,724
Posted By PhotoMat
Mamiya 7II, Wista 45SP and Leica M6TTL -- I love...

Mamiya 7II, Wista 45SP and Leica M6TTL -- I love using these cameras. Although not used as frequently nowadays, when I take them out on a shoot, it's like coming home after a long trip.

Hasselblad...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-13-2015
Replies: 7
Views: 930
Posted By PhotoMat
Photos of Your Commute

After dropping off my son at preschool, I stopped to photograph this scene on the way to my office. I love the ever-changing weather conditions of springtime...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-04-2015
Replies: 21
Views: 2,616
Posted By PhotoMat
Actually, Photo Flo contains propylene glycol,...

Actually, Photo Flo contains propylene glycol, NOT the ethylene glycol found in antifreeze.


According to DOW chemicals:

"Propylene glycols are most commonly used in applications in which low acute...
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 03-06-2015
Replies: 31
Views: 6,717
Posted By PhotoMat
A similar thought has crossed my mind. I love...

A similar thought has crossed my mind. I love the 14mm on my X-Pro 1 -- it's one of my most used lenses when shooting landscapes/nature. I like having a depth of field scale for this kind of work. ...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 03-02-2015
Replies: 5
Views: 1,123
Posted By PhotoMat
I'm surprised it wasn't described as "minty" in...

I'm surprised it wasn't described as "minty" in the listing!
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-18-2015
Replies: 795
Views: 90,378
Posted By PhotoMat
https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7391/16551482266_d3...

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7391/16551482266_d33483884b_b.jpg
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 02-15-2015
Replies: 187
Views: 19,993
Posted By PhotoMat
https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8627/16539948131_18...

https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8627/16539948131_183458803b_b.jpg
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 02-12-2015
Replies: 21
Views: 2,296
Posted By PhotoMat
I've been looking at the DNA 11 and then I came...

I've been looking at the DNA 11 and then I came across this in my web travels:

http://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/product/826267-REG/Lowepro_LP36406_PAM_Pro_Messenger_Bag_160.html

The LowePro Pro...
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 02-11-2015
Replies: 3
Views: 843
Posted By PhotoMat
Does Such a Bag Exist or Am I Looking for a Sasquatch?

Yes, folks -- another bag thread.

I'll cut to the chase. Currently, I am using the LowePro Inverse 200 with my Fuji X...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 01-31-2015
Replies: 128
Views: 16,542
Posted By PhotoMat
I'll throw one into the mix. An obvious HDR...

I'll throw one into the mix. An obvious HDR shot, but given the contrast range of the scene, there was no other option than to blend multiple exposures. That being said, I still kind of like...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-31-2015
Replies: 31
Views: 4,907
Posted By PhotoMat
Yeah, yeah … 50.6 megapixels. But does it go to...

Yeah, yeah … 50.6 megapixels. But does it go to 11? ;)
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-29-2015
Replies: 46
Views: 4,243
Posted By PhotoMat
https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7306/16214098459_b6...

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7306/16214098459_b682a58908_b.jpg




I like yellow cars … and gelato.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-29-2015
Replies: 12,080
Views: 4,433,600
Posted By PhotoMat
https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2880/13459509703_fa...

https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2880/13459509703_fab86f2ba5_b.jpg
Forum: Fuji X Series 01-28-2015
Replies: 724
Views: 202,271
Posted By PhotoMat
A few reposts from a quick trip this...

A few reposts from a quick trip this fall:

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3942/15548473652_7f9688f19a_b.jpg
Shards, Antelope Canyon

Fuji X-Pro 1 w/14mm XF lens
Forum: Fuji X Series 01-20-2015
Replies: 387
Views: 80,968
Posted By PhotoMat
https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7475/16331575515_a1...

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7475/16331575515_a14127d280_b.jpg


Antelope Canyon, AZ

Fuji X-Pro 1 w/14mm XF lens. B&W conversion using Silver FX in Lightroom.
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 01-13-2015
Replies: 118
Views: 13,444
Posted By PhotoMat
Given all of the contortions I put my view...

Given all of the contortions I put my view cameras through to get tack sharp landscape images, that mode of thought tends to trickle down to my other formats as well. However, I do occasionally find...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-03-2014
Replies: 795
Views: 90,378
Posted By PhotoMat
https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2815/11986681923_56...

https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2815/11986681923_56b30bb093_b.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-02-2014
Replies: 795
Views: 90,378
Posted By PhotoMat
https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5325/9087102021_06d...

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5325/9087102021_06d6f19ff5_b.jpg

Fuji X-Pro 1 w/14mm XF lens
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-02-2014
Replies: 795
Views: 90,378
Posted By PhotoMat
https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8563/15744590080_ab...

https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8563/15744590080_ab8c84935f_b.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-02-2014
Replies: 795
Views: 90,378
Posted By PhotoMat
https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2890/9089318888_cf4...

https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2890/9089318888_cf4aca988a_b.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-02-2014
Replies: 795
Views: 90,378
Posted By PhotoMat
https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7480/15746014167_2c...

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7480/15746014167_2ce4e6774d_b.jpg
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-15-2014
Replies: 7
Views: 1,211
Posted By PhotoMat
Recently I was in Lower Antelope Canyon in AZ and...

Recently I was in Lower Antelope Canyon in AZ and shot a few images with the 8mm Rokinon on my Fuji X-Pro 1. It's a pretty neat lens in the slot canyons when one is shooting more of an abstract...
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-22-2014
Replies: 7
Views: 1,211
Posted By PhotoMat
A couple more images from this...

A couple more images from this weekend:

https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2944/15325582805_c9a649da63_b.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-22-2014
Replies: 573
Red
Views: 135,563
Posted By PhotoMat
https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3852/15302537856_83...

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3852/15302537856_834244f20e_b.jpg

Alien Terrain

Fuji X-Pro 1 w/Rokinon 8mm lens
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-22-2014
Replies: 119
Views: 12,639
Posted By PhotoMat
https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7358/11302967083_f1...

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7358/11302967083_f106e8030b_b.jpg

Abandoned Locomotive Repair Shops

Toyo 45D w/Rodenstock 150mm Sironar-S
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 09-14-2014
Replies: 2
Views: 1,017
Posted By PhotoMat
http://www.printingforless.com I've ordered...

http://www.printingforless.com

I've ordered business cards, postcards and calendars from them. They do a nice job in reproducing the subtleties of a photographic image.
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 09-10-2014
Replies: 74
Views: 11,360
Posted By PhotoMat
I hear you loud and clear! The X-Pro 1 has been...

I hear you loud and clear! The X-Pro 1 has been my favorite digi camera by far, and with a few tweaks and improvements, it has the potential to be even more of a "go to" camera in my daily work. To...
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 09-10-2014
Replies: 74
Views: 11,360
Posted By PhotoMat
A medium format sensor version of the X-100...

A medium format sensor version of the X-100 perhaps?;)
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-09-2014
Replies: 320
Views: 37,564
Posted By PhotoMat
https://farm7.staticflickr.com/6100/6870562232_600...

https://farm7.staticflickr.com/6100/6870562232_600f9bfeb2_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/bt8qMw)
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-04-2014
Replies: 262
Views: 39,739
Posted By PhotoMat
https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8366/8529553272_e4e...

https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8366/8529553272_e4e932aa6f_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/dZJc2j)


Rhyolite Ghost Town
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-01-2014
Replies: 16
Views: 2,474
Posted By PhotoMat
https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5471/11983079705_c2...

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5471/11983079705_c29bc5fa6b_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/jfUq7v)




https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8469/8140886710_bf2b18d739_b.jpg...
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-25-2014
Replies: 7
Views: 1,211
Posted By PhotoMat
Spanik: The Milky Way shots were off a...

Spanik:

The Milky Way shots were off a stationary tripod. Use of a tracking mount would have blurred the barn/horizon. Due to the extreme wide field of the 8mm lens, I was able to keep my shutter...
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-25-2014
Replies: 8
Views: 1,097
Posted By PhotoMat
Here's a couple more light painting shots. I'm...

Here's a couple more light painting shots. I'm getting into the busy time of my regular photo season, but more will be on the...
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-25-2014
Replies: 7
Views: 1,211
Posted By PhotoMat
Fisheye Fun

I recently picked up a Rokinon (Samyang) 8mm rectilinear fisheye lens for my X-Pro 1. I haven't had much of an opportunity to play with it in any great detail, but so far, I am quite pleased with...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-09-2014
Replies: 8
Views: 1,097
Posted By PhotoMat
Night Photography/Light Painting

This weekend, I started dabbling in some night photography/light painting. Here are a few images from the last couple of evenings:

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5558/14194089820_ef050f8007_b.jpg...
Forum: Xpan & Other Panoramics 05-20-2014
Replies: 1,804
Views: 369,325
Posted By PhotoMat
https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7307/13895842559_2d...

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7307/13895842559_2d681ebc57_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/naVPSp)

The Grand Gallery, Horseshoe Canyon
Canyonlands National Park
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-27-2014
Replies: 407
Views: 71,913
Posted By PhotoMat
Faces in...

Faces in Places

https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2880/13459509703_fab86f2ba5_b.jpg...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 03-27-2014
Replies: 10
Views: 868
Posted By PhotoMat
Thank you all for your kind words. As terrible...

Thank you all for your kind words.

As terrible as this fire was, fortunately there were no injuries, which could have been a very real possibility considering the circumstances. The fire started in...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 03-27-2014
Replies: 10
Views: 868
Posted By PhotoMat
Yes, the compensation was quite agreeable. My...

Yes, the compensation was quite agreeable. My only quibble was that the photo credit was rather minuscule. I had to look for a bit before I found it hidden in the gutter (it was a 2-page spread). ...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 03-26-2014
Replies: 10
Views: 868
Posted By PhotoMat
Recently Published in Audubon Magazine

I just had a photo published in the March/April2014 issue of Audubon Magazine. The image is from the 2012 Pine Creek fire that took place in the Paradise Valley area of south central Montana. The...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 03-19-2014
Replies: 7
Views: 1,130
Posted By PhotoMat
Yep, S.A. is right. It is the OpTech stabilizer...

Yep, S.A. is right. It is the OpTech stabilizer strap:

http://optechusa.com/straps/stabilizer-strap.html
Forum: Fuji X Series 03-14-2014
Replies: 26
Views: 4,137
Posted By PhotoMat
I replaced the Fuji grip on my X-Pro 1 with the...

I replaced the Fuji grip on my X-Pro 1 with the iShoot grip from China. While it's not quite as comfortable as the Fuji grip, it does allow access to the battery/card compartment and it has a...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-12-2014
Replies: 26
Views: 1,878
Posted By PhotoMat
W/NW Monochromatic Color

http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3758/13118466234_f222fd064f_b.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/13118466234/)
Forum: Xpan & Other Panoramics 03-07-2014
Replies: 20
Views: 5,745
Posted By PhotoMat
I have a Horseman 6x12 back that I use on my...

I have a Horseman 6x12 back that I use on my Wista 45SP. While I have always lusted for the Linhof panoramic cameras, I had a hard time justifying the price. Also, I figured that if I was going to...
Forum: Fuji X Series 02-27-2014
Replies: 22
Views: 2,874
Posted By PhotoMat
At times, the setup of the Fujis can seem a...

At times, the setup of the Fujis can seem a little vague, and the manual is not particularly helpful. It's like the computer programmers who hide "Easter eggs" within their gaming code. There have...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-28-2014
Replies: 10
Views: 1,525
Posted By PhotoMat
I don't have access to my old T90 at the moment,...

I don't have access to my old T90 at the moment, but it's roughly the same size as my 5D (wo/battery grip). Maybe slightly shallower in depth as well.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-16-2014
Replies: 911
Views: 148,176
Posted By PhotoMat
http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3772/11987195796_672...

http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3772/11987195796_67214d4978_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/11987195796/)




http://farm3.staticflickr.com/2815/11986681923_56b30bb093_c.jpg...
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 01-13-2014
Replies: 8
Views: 1,054
Posted By PhotoMat
While in Death Valley last February, I had...

While in Death Valley last February, I had noticed what I thought was a dust speck on the sensor appearing in some of my shots with the 14mm lens. Upon returning home, I was unable to remove the...
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 01-13-2014
Replies: 2
Views: 949
Posted By PhotoMat
I've had one on my X-Pro 1 since September and I...

I've had one on my X-Pro 1 since September and I love it. I had the stock Fuji grip with a small Arca Swiss plate on the bottom. The iShoot grip is a much better solution for me with its Arca Swiss...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-12-2013
Replies: 947
Views: 187,811
Posted By PhotoMat
http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8524/8529552640_0100...

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8524/8529552640_01006ba5d3_b.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/8529552640/)


Railroad Depot, Rhyolite, NV
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-09-2013
Replies: 12,080
Views: 4,433,600
Posted By PhotoMat
http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7358/11302967083_f10...

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7358/11302967083_f106e8030b_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/11302967083/)
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 12-03-2013
Replies: 18
Views: 2,224
Posted By PhotoMat
My blessings are my two boys and the opportunity...

My blessings are my two boys and the opportunity to share moments like this as a family.

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7301/9089375084_10472296eb_b.jpg...
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 12-02-2013
Replies: 85
Views: 9,519
Posted By PhotoMat
Remember when you had to walk over to the TV to...

Remember when you had to walk over to the TV to flip through the channels? All twelve of them?;)
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 12-02-2013
Replies: 85
Views: 9,519
Posted By PhotoMat
I have to chuckle when I read people's comments...

I have to chuckle when I read people's comments about autofocus speeds of the latest electronic geegaw. Now that the megapixel race is slowing down, it seems as though autofocus speeds have become...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-21-2013
Replies: 104
Views: 9,538
Posted By PhotoMat
http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7291/10178337063_b47...

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7291/10178337063_b4732dbdee_b.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/10178337063/)
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-10-2013
Replies: 42
Views: 3,860
Posted By PhotoMat
Fall is Here!

Autumn has always been my favorite season, from the cool, brisk mornings to the ever changing colors of the landscape. This year, I have been too busy photographing for clients to find time to...
Forum: Fuji X Series 09-09-2013
Replies: 46
Views: 5,729
Posted By PhotoMat
Buy whatever has a high resale value.;)

Buy whatever has a high resale value.;)
Forum: RFF News 08-21-2013
Replies: 10
Views: 1,615
Posted By PhotoMat
The same misguided individuals who thought that...

The same misguided individuals who thought that Kodak could make money by hawking inkjet printers and cartridges. Some folks never learn...
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 08-13-2013
Replies: 85
Views: 35,496
Posted By PhotoMat
http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5441/9503962843_c818...

http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5441/9503962843_c81873afa4_b.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/9503962843/)

Meadow & Moss
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 08-13-2013
Replies: 85
Views: 35,496
Posted By PhotoMat
http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7392/9506767730_f3b9...

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7392/9506767730_f3b90f02ac_b.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/9506767730/)

Pretty Pond Scum!
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 08-13-2013
Replies: 85
Views: 35,496
Posted By PhotoMat
Thanks, F&F. A few...

Thanks, F&F.

A few more:

http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5540/9503975031_394fe90a98_b.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/9503975031/)

Locomotive Repair Shops
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 08-13-2013
Replies: 251
Views: 82,238
Posted By PhotoMat
http://farm3.staticflickr.com/2810/9503977073_092b...

http://farm3.staticflickr.com/2810/9503977073_092b6b50be_b.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/9503977073/)

Aspen Grove
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 08-13-2013
Replies: 202
Views: 16,747
Posted By PhotoMat
Careful there, Helen.;)

Careful there, Helen.;)
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 08-13-2013
Replies: 202
Views: 16,747
Posted By PhotoMat
I wholeheartedly agree with Dave's...

I wholeheartedly agree with Dave's comment.

Compared to other forums, this place is downright genteel. Yes, there are some who read more into a post that exceeds or inflates the author's...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-10-2013
Replies: 194
Views: 24,744
Posted By PhotoMat
http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7301/9089375084_1047...

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7301/9089375084_10472296eb_b.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/9089375084/)
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 06-22-2013
Replies: 10
Views: 1,278
Posted By PhotoMat
You are correct. It is the Elmar C.

You are correct. It is the Elmar C.
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 06-19-2013
Replies: 10
Views: 1,278
Posted By PhotoMat
Family Time at the Beach

Having recently spent ten days in Washington/Oregon on family trip, we wrapped up our vacation at Cannon Beach. The weather was changeable but pleasant, and my two boys (ages 7 and 3) had a...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-20-2013
Replies: 16
Views: 1,392
Posted By PhotoMat
The use of my Hassy really dropped off after I...

The use of my Hassy really dropped off after I got a Mamiya 7II, which quickly became my most used film camera. Love that 43mm lens!
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-15-2013
Replies: 16
Views: 1,392
Posted By PhotoMat
That's why I can't bring myself to get rid of my...

That's why I can't bring myself to get rid of my seldom used Hassy kit. Once in a while, I'll dig it out, shoot some 'chromes, and say "Ohhh yeah" when my film comes back from the lab.
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 04-09-2013
Replies: 251
Views: 82,238
Posted By PhotoMat
Goldfield Hotel Lobby, Goldfield,...

Goldfield Hotel Lobby, Goldfield, NV

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8517/8529556004_9753e49fab_b.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/8529556004/)
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 04-08-2013
Replies: 85
Views: 35,496
Posted By PhotoMat
All shot with 14/2.8 XF lens, which I've had for...

All shot with 14/2.8 XF lens, which I've had for 1 1/2 months now. So far, I really enjoy this lens. Some images are cross posts from other threads. B&W conversions done in Silver FX...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-07-2013
Replies: 2,999
Views: 478,178
Posted By PhotoMat
Grosvenor Arch,...

Grosvenor Arch, Utah

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8392/8627557021_e33340d860_b.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/8627557021/)




Miner's Cabin, Death...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 03-15-2013
Replies: 25
Views: 2,273
Posted By PhotoMat
I have to vehemently disagree with this opinion. ...

I have to vehemently disagree with this opinion. The Mamiya 7 is a wonderful camera for landscapes and travel. Probably 80% of my landscape work shot on film is with a Mamiya 7II. (And yes, I can...
Forum: Fuji X Series 03-04-2013
Replies: 6
Views: 1,088
Posted By PhotoMat
A few final shots of the human presence in Death...

A few final shots of the human presence in Death Valley. A hard place to make one's living.

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8099/8529709804_be53fdb5c7_z.jpg...
Forum: Fuji X Series 03-04-2013
Replies: 6
Views: 1,088
Posted By PhotoMat
And then at my destination in Death...

And then at my destination in Death Valley.

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8373/8528434559_8cfdca873d_z.jpg...
Forum: Fuji X Series 03-04-2013
Replies: 6
Views: 1,088
Posted By PhotoMat
Some shots from the ghost town of Rhyolite,...

Some shots from the ghost town of Rhyolite, NV.

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8231/8529554100_9c8fe1b5ed_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/8529554100/)
J.S. Cook Bank...
Forum: Fuji X Series 03-04-2013
Replies: 6
Views: 1,088
Posted By PhotoMat
Road Trip with the X-Pro 1

Having just returned from a short road trip to warmer climes, I am posting a smattering of images from my trip to Death Valley. While I shot everything from 4x5 to 6x17 transparencies, the Fuji was...
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 02-07-2013
Replies: 8
Views: 1,720
Posted By PhotoMat
UPS is delivering mine on Monday. I've been...

UPS is delivering mine on Monday. I've been looking forward to this lens for a long time. I'll be heading to Death Valley in about three weeks - I can't wait to put the 14mm to use!
Forum: Fuji X Series 12-20-2012
Replies: 387
Views: 80,968
Posted By PhotoMat
All shot with CV 15/4 lens. Can't wait for the...

All shot with CV 15/4 lens. Can't wait for the release of the Fuji 14mm!

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8332/8081126700_e299805188_c.jpg...
Forum: Off Topic 12-17-2012
Replies: 684
Views: 19,549
Posted By PhotoMat
The trouble is, there is always some lunatic who...

The trouble is, there is always some lunatic who will try to kill people with a ploughshare.

As the parent of two beautiful little boys, my heart breaks for those families. Yet, the cold harsh...
Forum: Off Topic 12-17-2012
Replies: 684
Views: 19,549
Posted By PhotoMat
Purchases made at gunshows from a licensed dealer...

Purchases made at gunshows from a licensed dealer are subject to all federal laws, which also involves an instant background check through the FBI NICS database. The only instances in which there is...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-27-2012
Replies: 15
Views: 1,486
Posted By PhotoMat
http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7186/6844932236_c0e5...

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7186/6844932236_c0e5225d71_b.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/6844932236/)
Forum: RFF Polls 11-19-2012
Replies: 89
Views: 3,019
Posted By PhotoMat
Raid: While I voted for the M9/M6 option, my...

Raid:

While I voted for the M9/M6 option, my current travel choices would be different given my past trip experiences and camera equipment I already own.

My Mamiya 7II is one of my most used...
Forum: Fuji X Series 10-30-2012
Replies: 724
Views: 202,271
Posted By PhotoMat
http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8469/8140886710_bf2b...

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8469/8140886710_bf2b18d739_b.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/8140886710/)


Fuji X-Pro 1, CV 15mm lens
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-21-2012
Replies: 11
Views: 1,336
Posted By PhotoMat
Here's another one. Unfortunately, this...

Here's another one. Unfortunately, this schoolhouse no longer exists.

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8194/8110108423_e55c811244_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/8110108423/)
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 10-21-2012
Replies: 397
Views: 153,891
Posted By PhotoMat
Cool. Looks like something out of a Stanley...

Cool. Looks like something out of a Stanley Kubrick movie.
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 10-21-2012
Replies: 4
Views: 1,118
Posted By PhotoMat
Yep, pretty much shows that you can take a crappy...

Yep, pretty much shows that you can take a crappy photo with any camera.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-15-2012
Replies: 192
Views: 30,588
Posted By PhotoMat
http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8471/8090962741_45f5...

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8471/8090962741_45f583b73e_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/8090962741/)


Boarding House, Garnet Ghost Town
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-14-2012
Replies: 11
Views: 1,336
Posted By PhotoMat
Another school from this weekend. This one...

Another school from this weekend. This one closed its doors in 1971.

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8052/8089310498_84fedbf799_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/8089310498/)

X-Pro1,...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-14-2012
Replies: 11
Views: 1,336
Posted By PhotoMat
Thanks for the comments, guys!

Thanks for the comments, guys!
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-12-2012
Replies: 11
Views: 1,336
Posted By PhotoMat
http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8472/8081131647_ac6c...

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8472/8081131647_ac6c07085a_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/8081131647/)


Mamiya 7II, 80mm lens, Velvia
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-12-2012
Replies: 11
Views: 1,336
Posted By PhotoMat
http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8332/8081126700_e299...

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8332/8081126700_e299805188_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/8081126700/)


Fuji X-Pro 1, CV 15mm lens, SilverFX B&W conversion
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-12-2012
Replies: 11
Views: 1,336
Posted By PhotoMat
http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8330/8081124270_9288...

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8330/8081124270_928861a7b6_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/8081124270/)


Wista 45SP, 150mm Rodenstock Sironar-S lens, Velvia
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-12-2012
Replies: 11
Views: 1,336
Posted By PhotoMat
http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8192/8081124806_183e...

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8192/8081124806_183e2f1075_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/8081124806/)


Hasselblad 500CM, 150mm lens (cropped to pano), Velvia
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-12-2012
Replies: 11
Views: 1,336
Posted By PhotoMat
Schoolhouses

A few shots from my ongoing one-room schoolhouse project.

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8049/8081132353_07a332c71f_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/8081132353/)

Mamiya 7II, 65mm...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-07-2012
Replies: 20
Views: 2,649
Posted By PhotoMat
Very cool. Thanks for the link.

Very cool. Thanks for the link.
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-07-2012
Replies: 74
Views: 6,158
Posted By PhotoMat
Having recently been dumped, I saw a cool...

Having recently been dumped, I saw a cool internet link that showed a foolproof way to hook up with hot chicks. Confident that the duck-faced picture of myself on Facebook would result in a flood of...
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 10-02-2012
Replies: 25
Views: 4,187
Posted By PhotoMat
It's the very same barrel. For the sake of the...

It's the very same barrel. For the sake of the monkeys, one would obviously want the few air holes that would be created by the errant bullets that were being fired at the not-so-fortunate fish.
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-26-2012
Replies: 8
Views: 1,959
Posted By PhotoMat
Gotta like multitasking. Taking your avatar pic...

Gotta like multitasking. Taking your avatar pic while composing a new post.:rolleyes:
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 09-25-2012
Replies: 24
Views: 4,889
Posted By PhotoMat
Now you guys have gone and done it ... I just...

Now you guys have gone and done it ...

I just retrieved my lonely 'blad from my gear cabinet -- it looks like it's time to take it out this weekend for some fall color shooting!
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-23-2012
Replies: 422
Views: 60,020
Posted By PhotoMat
http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8170/8016510679_8978...

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8170/8016510679_8978fb0bb0_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/8016510679/)

"Peter Iredale"
Fort Stevens State Park, OR
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-23-2012
Replies: 422
Views: 60,020
Posted By PhotoMat
http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8312/8016510966_d0c9...

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8312/8016510966_d0c9b62062_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/8016510966/)

"Arctic Cloud"
Westport, Ireland



Leitz Minolta CL/ 40mm Summicron
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 09-20-2012
Replies: 59
Views: 8,166
Posted By PhotoMat
At least RFF got a free plug in the article. Who...

At least RFF got a free plug in the article.

Who knows, maybe we'll have Hollywood bigwigs joining in on bag or strap threads, or more importantly, join in a silver vs. black poll!;)
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-15-2012
Replies: 12,080
Views: 4,433,600
Posted By PhotoMat
http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7029/6664666119_e296...

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7029/6664666119_e296f38f6d_b.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/6664666119/)
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 09-15-2012
Replies: 36
Views: 5,690
Posted By PhotoMat
Of course. Perhaps versions to be sold in...

Of course. Perhaps versions to be sold in markets with the indigenous currency designations could be promoted as "special editions" for an additional premium?
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 09-15-2012
Replies: 36
Views: 5,690
Posted By PhotoMat
Why beat around the bush? M$

Why beat around the bush?

M$
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