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Forum: Photography General Interest 4 Days Ago
Replies: 117
Views: 5,752
Posted By Joao
The Silver Plate series

Still life photos (with Mamiya C330 and Portra 160), in a period of voluntary indoors confinement.

Pizza with peperoni and...
Forum: Photography General Interest 5 Days Ago
Replies: 117
Views: 5,752
Posted By Joao
Café Central

Usually full.
No chairs, no tables, no people.

https://images20.fotki.com/v207/photos/5/756795/16023900/CafCentral-vi.jpg...
Forum: Photography General Interest 1 Week Ago
Replies: 117
Views: 5,752
Posted By Joao
Still life

In good health so far, but forced to stay at home as a general preventive health measure. If I am forced to stay indoors then I photograph indoors…
From my first two rolls using flash or softbox...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 560
Posted By Joao
Hello I may be wrong but: 1) If the lightleak...

Hello
I may be wrong but:
1) If the lightleak also covers the sprocket įrea, it does not come from the lens, but probably from the camera body – from somewhere behind the film rails.
2) If the...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 02-09-2020
Replies: 21
Views: 1,706
Posted By Joao
One from last...

One from last month

https://images12.fotki.com/v539/photos/5/756795/16220142/Contemplation-vi.jpg (https://public.fotki.com/BlueWind/iskra/contemplation.html)

Joao
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 01-23-2020
Replies: 60
Views: 8,505
Posted By Joao
I guess I have been lucky with folders Zeiss...

I guess I have been lucky with folders
Zeiss Ikonta 521 (bought for around 20 euros in a Prague fleamarket, needed a lens cleaning, now fully...
Forum: Scale Focus 35's 01-23-2020
Replies: 22
Views: 1,283
Posted By Joao
Cosmic 35

Cosmic 35 (rebadged Smena 8)

https://images42.fotki.com/v1215/photos/5/756795/16225864/Cosmic35rebadgedSmena8-vi.jpg (https://public.fotki.com/BlueWind/cosmic-35/cosmic-35-rebadged.html)
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-09-2020
Replies: 843
Views: 95,526
Posted By Joao
Yashica D, ShanghaiGP3 developed in...

Yashica D, ShanghaiGP3 developed in Adonal

https://images20.fotki.com/v207/photos/5/756795/16215348/Sleeping-vi.jpg (https://public.fotki.com/BlueWind/yashica-d/sleeping.html)

Regards
Joao
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-07-2020
Replies: 240
Views: 7,914
Posted By Joao
Barcelona ,...

Barcelona , 2010

https://live.staticflickr.com/5282/5223448658_48e1225b4c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/8XzxiC)Beach (https://flic.kr/p/8XzxiC) by Joćo Freitas (https://www.flickr.com/photos/joaofreitas/),...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-07-2020
Replies: 240
Views: 7,914
Posted By Joao
FED-50. P0rtra 400. Porto Novo,...

FED-50. P0rtra 400. Porto Novo, Portugal
https://images43.fotki.com/v329/photos/5/756795/16150102/Beachsunset-vi.jpg...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-06-2020
Replies: 240
Views: 7,914
Posted By Joao
Kiev-35A, Fujicolor C200. Porto Pim, ...

Kiev-35A, Fujicolor C200. Porto Pim, Azores
https://live.staticflickr.com/4547/38456680302_e805ab19de_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/21Ahxf7)Porto Pim 02 (https://flic.kr/p/21Ahxf7) by Joćo Freitas...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-05-2020
Replies: 240
Views: 7,914
Posted By Joao
Zenit 12XP, Helios 44M-4, Kodak Hawkeye...

Zenit 12XP, Helios 44M-4, Kodak Hawkeye surveillance film in PaRodinal. Lisbon, Portugal
https://live.staticflickr.com/877/27535198038_3c206168d8_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/HXc64L)Chairs...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 12-24-2019
Replies: 21
Views: 1,706
Posted By Joao
Thank you Brambling for your comments. Here are...

Thank you Brambling for your comments. Here are three more

Fomapan 100 at ISO 65, in HC-110

https://live.staticflickr.com/4794/40778687512_59459ea105_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/258tr6b)Pine tree...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 12-23-2019
Replies: 21
Views: 1,706
Posted By Joao
Iskra, film Kodak 400 NC-2, Istanbul...

Iskra, film Kodak 400 NC-2, Istanbul

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/7702/med_U7702I1179183439.SEQ.0.jpg
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 12-22-2019
Replies: 21
Views: 1,706
Posted By Joao
Dam in Vilarinho, Portugal. Ilford...

Dam in Vilarinho, Portugal. Ilford HP5+
https://live.staticflickr.com/2137/2097747152_90542995b9_k.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/4cnv9m)Vilarinho (https://flic.kr/p/4cnv9m) by Joćo Freitas...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-18-2019
Replies: 85
Views: 6,460
Posted By Joao
Havana, Cuba

Waiting for the bus in central Havana.
Even a very narrow shadow can protect from the harsh sun

https://media.fotki.com/2v2HUUEDJxUpceF.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-28-2019
Replies: 17
Views: 699
Posted By Joao
Excellent series, please keep them...

Excellent series, please keep them coming.
Regards
Joao
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-19-2019
Replies: 6
Views: 681
Posted By Joao
Unfortunately, only U.K. residents are allowed to...

Unfortunately, only U.K. residents are allowed to download the video.

Joao
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-14-2019
Replies: 393
Views: 49,529
Posted By Joao
Autumn leaves

Zeiss Ikonta 521 in Fomapan 100 (HC-110)

https://images40.fotki.com/v1075/photos/5/756795/16197873/Leavesonbench-vi.jpg (https://public.fotki.com/BlueWind/zeiss-ikonta-521-oc/leaves-on-bench.html)
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 10-30-2019
Replies: 199
Views: 9,323
Posted By Joao
My last uploads for Red Oktober

Kiev 10 Automat with Helios 81 (2/50) lens. Film Fujicolor C 200 . Photos made in Cascais, Portugal

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48984295428_9126323d9e.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2hCzjrJ)Kiev 10...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 10-28-2019
Replies: 199
Views: 9,323
Posted By Joao
Outstanding. Great capture , superb...

Outstanding. Great capture , superb atmosphere.

Joao
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 10-28-2019
Replies: 199
Views: 9,323
Posted By Joao
Zenit 12XP wit GRANIT zoom

Zenit 12XP with the 80-200mm GRANIT zoom at Lisbon’s fleamarket last Saturday. Film was Fujicolor...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 10-24-2019
Replies: 199
Views: 9,323
Posted By Joao
Clouds and smoke

FED-2 with rhe collapsible Industar-22.
ORWO UN54 in HC-110. Yellow filter in the first four photos

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48952812201_a655c45902_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2hzMXzt)FED-2...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 10-23-2019
Replies: 125
Views: 24,283
Posted By Joao
Spinning

I often use a variant of the salad-spinner method. With a plastic CD box instead (large box for 120 film).
Detailed description here

https://public.fotki.com/BlueWind/drying-film/

I am always...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 10-23-2019
Replies: 199
Views: 9,323
Posted By Joao
Thank you, Brambling ! Joao

Thank you, Brambling !
Joao
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 10-22-2019
Replies: 199
Views: 9,323
Posted By Joao
Thank you Peter and Dan. Joao

Thank you Peter and Dan.
Joao
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 10-21-2019
Replies: 199
Views: 9,323
Posted By Joao
Zenit 19 , Zenitar M 1,7/50 ORWO UN54 in HC-...

Zenit 19 , Zenitar M 1,7/50
ORWO UN54 in HC- 110
Photos made in Cascais, Portugal

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48935856286_5c3003311c_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2hyi4b7)Zenit 19, Zenitar M...
Forum: Lomo / Diana / Holga / Pinhole / 08-14-2019
Replies: 0
Views: 517
Posted By Joao
Pinhole camera from recycled coffee capsules

A good idea in my opinion
A well-known brand of espresso coffee machines decided to recycle the aluminium coffee capsules to make 1000 nice-looking pinhole cameras.
Information...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-21-2019
Replies: 3
Views: 525
Posted By Joao
Thank you. I am also looking for some user's...

Thank you.
I am also looking for some user's comment/ experience. I certainly will test the lens but I would like to know what to expect-
Regards
Joao
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-21-2019
Replies: 3
Views: 525
Posted By Joao
(Another) Unknown lens

Hello
This lens was attached to a recent buy (Pentax Spotmatic F).
I was not able to find anything about it. Can someone give me any information / opinion about this lens ?
Thank you in...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 06-04-2019
Replies: 34
Views: 2,306
Posted By Joao
FED 50 with Industar 81. Portra 400

https://public.fotki.com/BlueWind/fed-51/horizon-sunset.html]https://images44.fotki.com/v1644/photos/5/756795/16150102/Horizonsunset-vi.jpg

[URL=https://public.fotki.com/BlueWind/fed-51/river.html]ht...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 05-21-2019
Replies: 46
Views: 1,401
Posted By Joao
Congratulations

Sincere congratulations for your exhibition.
Don't stop your excelent work!
Regards
Joao
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-19-2019
Replies: 11
Views: 750
Posted By Joao
I believe that "too much developer" should be...

I believe that "too much developer" should be understood as "no air" or "almost no air" inside the tank. Inversions, in this case, will be less efficient, absence of air does not allow the same...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-19-2019
Replies: 11
Views: 750
Posted By Joao
Some more dark clouds Iskra, Shanghai 120 fim in...

Some more dark clouds
Iskra, Shanghai 120 fim in paRodinal. Less paRodinal than necessary. The sky was clear. But I like the result...

https://live.staticflickr.com/3476/3391111974_f82c019443.jpg...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-14-2019
Replies: 19
Views: 655
Posted By Joao
Kodak Gold 200 in paRodinal

I did it a few years ago, using paRodinal.
Samples here

https://public.fotki.com/BlueWind/parodinal-for-kodak/

Regards

Joao
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-07-2019
Replies: 17
Views: 747
Posted By Joao
The AGFA OPTIMA 335 SENSOR electronic was made in...

The AGFA OPTIMA 335 SENSOR electronic was made in Germany in 1978. It has a Agnatar f/3,5 lens and speeds from 1/30 to 1/300 sec. Fully automatic, distance in a scale from 0.9 mts to ∞.
This camera...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 05-02-2019
Replies: 34
Views: 2,306
Posted By Joao
May 1st, International Workers Day Rally

Here we go. From yesterday:

International Workers Day Rally (May 1st) in Lisbon.
Kiev-10, Helios 81 2/50, ORWO UN 54

https://images43.fotki.com/v1326/photos/5/756795/16140048/May1st-vi.jpg...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 05-01-2019
Replies: 2
Views: 470
Posted By Joao
Thank you Brett. I will search around those...

Thank you Brett. I will search around those models.
Best regards
Joao
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 05-01-2019
Replies: 2
Views: 470
Posted By Joao
Old Voigtar lens. Which camera did it belong to ??

Hello
I would be grateful for any information about the camera to which this Voigtar lens & shuter combo belonged to. This was a camera for the Spanish market but there are certainly other similar...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-01-2019
Replies: 11
Views: 549
Posted By Joao
I bought Fomapan 100 Professional and Fomapan 100...

I bought Fomapan 100 Professional and Fomapan 100 Classic in different occasions in Prague. I have used both and did not notice any difference between them.
Regards
Joao
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-26-2019
Replies: 93
Views: 6,149
Posted By Joao
https://live.staticflickr.com/1924/30631140897_aeb...

https://live.staticflickr.com/1924/30631140897_aebda4ed0c_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/NELB1V)Two beach chairs (https://flic.kr/p/NELB1V) by Joćo Freitas (https://www.flickr.com/photos/joaofreitas/), on...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 04-23-2019
Replies: 9
Views: 2,060
Posted By Joao
Thank you, I certainly will. Regards Joao

Thank you, I certainly will.
Regards
Joao
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 04-22-2019
Replies: 9
Views: 2,060
Posted By Joao
Unfortunately I am not so confident im my own...

Unfortunately I am not so confident im my own skills to do such a task. I am still trying to find out someone to do it.

Strange thing: The link
http://www.contaxrepairs.com/
was working four...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 04-18-2019
Replies: 9
Views: 2,060
Posted By Joao
Same here

I got a similar camera with precisely the same problem. Blank frames, overlaping frames and very well exposed frames (in a random unpredictable order). A local trusty repair technician was unable to...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 04-16-2019
Replies: 3
Views: 586
Posted By Joao
Thank you very much for your clear answers. I...

Thank you very much for your clear answers. I don't think I will use that magnifying viewfinder.
Best regards
Joao
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 04-15-2019
Replies: 3
Views: 586
Posted By Joao
Mamiya Sekor 65 mm in a C330. A question.

Hello
I have a Mamiya C330 and a 65mm Mamiya Sekor lens. It makes sense to use a parallax correction plate as it is mentioned in the User’s Manual.
But now I find this camera viewfinder...
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 04-08-2019
Replies: 271
Views: 25,574
Posted By Joao
Roger did a lot to make RFF a better place. He...

Roger did a lot to make RFF a better place. He will be remembered by all of us.
May he rest in peace.
Joao
Forum: DIYS Modifications 04-08-2019
Replies: 15
Views: 928
Posted By Joao
Meikai "Panarama" Camera

Not an answer to the OP question but there is a cheap (very cheap!) chinese plastic camera who has the possibility of covering the upper and lower parts of the frame (and the correspondig area of the...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 03-19-2019
Replies: 5
Views: 576
Posted By Joao
Lynn Did it happen with Fomapan ?? Or with some...

Lynn

Did it happen with Fomapan ?? Or with some other brand ?

Joao
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 03-19-2019
Replies: 5
Views: 576
Posted By Joao
Chris I also believe in a manufacturing issue....

Chris
I also believe in a manufacturing issue. This is the first time it happened.
I use the same developing tank, and the rolls are from the same batch of FOMAPAN 100 that was purchased in...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 03-18-2019
Replies: 5
Views: 576
Posted By Joao
Strange marks in my negatives

Just developed a roll of FOMAPAN 100 in HC-110.
I found two "exposed" circles between frames 2 and 3 and a less intense one between frames 5 and 6. No other marks in the roll. The paper was...
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-03-2019
Replies: 5
Views: 302
Posted By Joao
Thank you

Thank you all for the advice.
I've beem deleting a massive amount of old photos in batches. Quite an easy task.
Regards
Joao
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-01-2019
Replies: 5
Views: 302
Posted By Joao
Thank you for the link !!! I will explore those...

Thank you for the link !!! I will explore those sugestions !
Best regards
Joao
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-01-2019
Replies: 5
Views: 302
Posted By Joao
Flickr - how to delete many images ?

Hello
I want to delete hundreds of old images from my Flickr account. I know how to do it one by one, but that takes a lot of time. Deleting Albums does not erase the photos....
Is there any quick...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 02-18-2019
Replies: 9
Views: 1,059
Posted By Joao
Now I have other questions

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7833/40172809883_e452bd570f_n.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/24cW9Ma)Porrofinder (https://flic.kr/p/24cW9Ma) by Joćo Freitas (https://www.flickr.com/photos/joaofreitas/), on...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 02-17-2019
Replies: 9
Views: 1,059
Posted By Joao
I am aware of this, but a spotmeter will be very...

I am aware of this, but a spotmeter will be very convenient to me. The size of the image is no problem.
Thank you for your input
Regards
Joao
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 02-14-2019
Replies: 9
Views: 1,059
Posted By Joao
Thank you Jim. Regards Joao

Thank you Jim.
Regards
Joao
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 02-14-2019
Replies: 9
Views: 1,059
Posted By Joao
CdS Porrofinder for Mamiya C330

Hello
Can someone please tell me what batteries can be used with the CdS Porrofinder ?? I want to try it in my Mamiya C330...
Thank you in advance
Joao
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 02-11-2019
Replies: 1,356
Views: 270,721
Posted By Joao
Kiev 4AM with CZ Tessar

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1905/44453201575_17f3d3b709_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2aJbh6V)Kiev Zeiss 02 (https://flic.kr/p/2aJbh6V) by Joćo Freitas (https://www.flickr.com/photos/joaofreitas/), on...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 12-17-2018
Replies: 18
Views: 1,343
Posted By Joao
Posting this too late.... Some tips...

Posting this too late....

Some tips here

https://pheugo.com/cameras/index.php?page=folders

Other alternative: Find an old non-functioning Kodak 66 . They usually have an intact bellows and this...
Forum: Fixed Lens 35mm RF 12-10-2018
Replies: 34
Views: 2,134
Posted By Joao
Thank you Chris Platt and Zuiko 85. Your...

Thank you Chris Platt and Zuiko 85.
Your information was clear. As I never use a flash, this feature is useless to me. As I said above, I get good photos with the C35 ignoring that ring.
I will keep...
Forum: Fixed Lens 35mm RF 12-09-2018
Replies: 34
Views: 2,134
Posted By Joao
David Thank you for your interest. As long as the...

David
Thank you for your interest. As long as the camera keeps making good photos, I am not worried. It was just curiosity...
Best regards
Joao
Forum: Fixed Lens 35mm RF 12-08-2018
Replies: 34
Views: 2,134
Posted By Joao
David My Konica C35 is the Automatic model, black...

David
My Konica C35 is the Automatic model, black and silver.
The ring I mentioned seems useless to me, but I am curious about its utility...
Regards
Joao
Forum: Fixed Lens 35mm RF 12-07-2018
Replies: 34
Views: 2,134
Posted By Joao
Allow me a silly question...

Allow me a futile and perhaps naif question: I never understood quite well the utility of the ring between the camera body and the distance ring. It is supposed to have a mark for using in AUTO mode...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 12-07-2018
Replies: 20
Views: 656
Posted By Joao
Thank you Tony and James for choosing my...

Thank you Tony and James for choosing my photos.
Joao
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 12-03-2018
Replies: 79
Views: 2,487
Posted By Joao
Excellent set, nice photos. You were able to show...

Excellent set, nice photos. You were able to show very well the people's "aficcion" and excitment. I don't remember seeing this activity so well documented.
Thank you for posting the...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-13-2018
Replies: 94
Views: 7,274
Posted By Joao
Kaliningrad, June 2018

https://images54.fotki.com/v461/photos/5/756795/16070165/kaliningrad-vi.jpg (https://public.fotki.com/BlueWind/kaliningrad/kaliningrad.html)
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-12-2018
Replies: 407
Views: 39,763
Posted By Joao
Cranes

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4871/44014866460_59684953f6_k.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2a4rGkW)Simmetry (https://flic.kr/p/2a4rGkW) by Joćo Freitas (https://www.flickr.com/photos/joaofreitas/), on Flickr
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 10-30-2018
Replies: 122
Views: 5,885
Posted By Joao
Sugar factory, Mauritius FED-50, Agfa APX...

Sugar factory, Mauritius
FED-50, Agfa APX 100
https://images108.fotki.com/v1279/photos/5/756795/16056593/Sugarfactory-vi.jpg

Tree in Pamplemousse park, Mauritius
FED-50, Agfa...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 10-26-2018
Replies: 122
Views: 5,885
Posted By Joao
Some photos from the second Oktober week,...

Some photos from the second Oktober week, Mauritius island.
Kiev-35A with Fujicolor C200

UMBRELLAS in Port Louis
https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1916/30631139317_4d051e6d9f.jpg...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 10-18-2018
Replies: 122
Views: 5,885
Posted By Joao
https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1959/45043967502_f1...

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1959/45043967502_f136c3a85d.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2bCo7em)Boardwalk (https://flic.kr/p/2bCo7em) by Joćo Freitas (https://www.flickr.com/photos/joaofreitas/), on...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 10-18-2018
Replies: 122
Views: 5,885
Posted By Joao
https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1970/44372380134_c1...

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1970/44372380134_c1687eda6e.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2aB33GN)Belver Castle, Tagus 1 (https://flic.kr/p/2aB33GN) by Joćo Freitas...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 10-18-2018
Replies: 15
Views: 721
Posted By Joao
https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1964/30472042017_c3...

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1964/30472042017_c31b6450d8.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/NqHbsM)Three FSU 39 mm mount SLR cameras (https://flic.kr/p/NqHbsM) by Joćo Freitas...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-18-2018
Replies: 8
Views: 532
Posted By Joao
I am grateful for the several sugestions. I...

I am grateful for the several sugestions.

I explored Peter's sugestion more carefully than I did when I first tried the lens: there is indeed a very precise position of the barrel where it locks (I...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-18-2018
Replies: 8
Views: 532
Posted By Joao
Increasing "friction" in a collapsible lens ??

Hello
Advice from RFF members prompted me to buy an interesting Zeiss-Ikon collapsible Tessar 1:28 f=5cm that fits nicely in my Kiev 4AM.

Photos and details in another...
Forum: Zeiss Contax 10-16-2018
Replies: 8
Views: 886
Posted By Joao
I got it !!!

I got the lens for 10 euro. It is quite clean and seems to fit well in the Kiev 4AM. There is already a test rol inside.

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1903/44453201615_106718f79d.jpg...
Forum: Zeiss Contax 10-04-2018
Replies: 8
Views: 886
Posted By Joao
Many thanks . Your answers are good news for...

Many thanks .
Your answers are good news for me.
This lens lays among a bunch of old stuff in a thrift shop. The shop owner does not know anything about it (or about cameras). He may sell it for a...
Forum: Zeiss Contax 10-04-2018
Replies: 8
Views: 886
Posted By Joao
Identifying a lens: what is this ??

My apologies if the answer is obvious, but I would to know what kind of mount is this (or if parts of it are missing...).
And what camera did this lens belonged to...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-24-2018
Replies: 70
Views: 3,056
Posted By Joao
Ingmar Bergman and Carl Theodor Dreyer fit in the...

Ingmar Bergman and Carl Theodor Dreyer fit in the list, IMO...

Joao
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 04-26-2018
Replies: 2
Views: 500
Posted By Joao
Thank you Huss, that makes sense. I was expecting...

Thank you Huss, that makes sense.
I was expecting a very bright image (overexposure) but the scanner has its own logic.
Regards
Joao
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 04-25-2018
Replies: 2
Views: 500
Posted By Joao
Nikon 35 Ti shutter malfunction (?)

Hello
Again a request for help...
I have been testing a Nikon 35Ti that seems to have what I think is a shutter malfunction: sometimes pressing the shutter release (both in Auto or Manual mode)...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-20-2018
Replies: 22
Views: 1,189
Posted By Joao
No, the paRodinal I mixed years ago is still...

No, the paRodinal I mixed years ago is still active and working as it should. The colour changes, but it performs as expected.
My experience (several years using Donald Quall's recipe) is very...
Forum: Travel 04-06-2018
Replies: 87
Views: 4,265
Posted By Joao
Citroen 2CV

My third 2CV, assembled in Portugal in 1988. Still rolling.

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/7702/U7702I1523009739.SEQ.0.jpg
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 03-25-2018
Replies: 26
Views: 2,434
Posted By Joao
David You are right - and I took advantage of the...

David
You are right - and I took advantage of the film latitude many times.
But knowing a reasonably accurate measurement of the shutter speeds will allow me to compare the results of different...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 03-24-2018
Replies: 26
Views: 2,434
Posted By Joao
Now I learned something new. Good point! Thanks...

Now I learned something new. Good point!
Thanks again.
Joao
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 03-23-2018
Replies: 26
Views: 2,434
Posted By Joao
Thank you all for your replies. Using a TV...

Thank you all for your replies.
Using a TV monitor is a classic option but I think it only works with CRT monitors. Am I wrong ?
I will try first the digital camera method, and keep in mind the...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 03-23-2018
Replies: 26
Views: 2,434
Posted By Joao
Measuring shutter speed accuracy

Hello
I am looking for sugestions concerning a reliable device for accurately measuring shutter speeds in film cameras. I am interested in something that
1. Measures light – I don’t want anything...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 03-21-2018
Replies: 31
Views: 1,529
Posted By Joao
Some data here (in spite of the promotional...

Some data here (in spite of the promotional intention of the video)

http://leica.pt/multimedia?lang=en

Regards

Joao
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 03-20-2018
Replies: 21
Views: 1,203
Posted By Joao
Thank you Icebear, J Scooter and Tony. Joao

Thank you Icebear, J Scooter and Tony.
Joao
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 03-16-2018
Replies: 15
Views: 1,234
Posted By Joao
Some detailed photos of the top (rangefinder...

Some detailed photos of the top (rangefinder repair). Scroll down.
I hope it may help

http://sageshome.net/cpg/index.php?album=74

Boa sorte !

Joao
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-13-2018
Replies: 9
Views: 802
Posted By Joao
Thank you ! That answers my question. ...

Thank you ! That answers my question.

Regards

Joao
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-12-2018
Replies: 9
Views: 802
Posted By Joao
Thank you for your input. P. Giannakis : can you...

Thank you for your input.

P. Giannakis : can you confirm if the battery check light was OK when your OM-2 was giving inconsistent results ? This would answer the 2nd point in my O.P.

Best...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-12-2018
Replies: 9
Views: 802
Posted By Joao
Olympus OM-2: Two questions about batteries.

Hello
I am well aware of the advantages of silver oxide batteries when compared with their alkaline equivalents. Moreover, the OM-2 user’s manual clearly advises to use ".. two 1.5V silver oxide...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-04-2018
Replies: 1,425
Views: 348,971
Posted By Joao
A white rose, NYC 2015

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7652/16761942198_3c2b1e93be_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/rxckrq)White rose (https://flic.kr/p/rxckrq) by Joćo Freitas (https://www.flickr.com/photos/joaofreitas/), on...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-02-2018
Replies: 845
Views: 144,516
Posted By Joao
Bike promiscuity

or maybe the lack of another locker chain...

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3782/9447614884_7cf715c79b_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/foRuKN)3 bikes (https://flic.kr/p/foRuKN) by Joćo Freitas...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-02-2018
Replies: 46
Views: 4,129
Posted By Joao
Santa Marta lighthouse, Cascais,...

Santa Marta lighthouse, Cascais, Portugal

https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2946/15378606376_143a503c08_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/pqXnTN)Lighthouse (https://flic.kr/p/pqXnTN) by Joćo Freitas...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 03-01-2018
Replies: 2
Views: 509
Posted By Joao
Home

This may be of interest to some

https://www.yahoo.com/news/home-fujifilm-magnum-photos-collaborative-slideshow-wp-213200642.html

Joao
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-25-2018
Replies: 128
Views: 10,117
Posted By Joao
Tagus ferry, Lisbon

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4144/5001582724_acabb85273_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/8BYqhU)Lonely passenger (https://flic.kr/p/8BYqhU) by Joćo Freitas (https://www.flickr.com/photos/joaofreitas/), on...
Forum: Travel 02-20-2018
Replies: 18
Views: 1,834
Posted By Joao
Cash exchange restrictions (January 2017)

Last year (January) there were important restrictions on the amount of money I was alowed to change per week; small shops, especially outside large cities, do not accept credit cards. My very...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-18-2018
Replies: 128
Views: 10,117
Posted By Joao
Ferry , Tagus river,...

Ferry , Tagus river, Lisbon

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3361/3582436436_2744eb6ec1_z.jpg?zz=1 (https://flic.kr/p/6syVxs)Ferry (https://flic.kr/p/6syVxs) by Joćo Freitas...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-12-2018
Replies: 204
Views: 23,002
Posted By Joao
Chairs, shop window,...

Chairs, shop window, Brussels

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3043/2903276150_ff70c60069_o.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/5qy3Rm)Chairs (https://flic.kr/p/5qy3Rm) by Joćo Freitas...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-12-2018
Replies: 204
Views: 23,002
Posted By Joao
Zeiss Ikon Ikonta 521, Fomapan...

Zeiss Ikon Ikonta 521, Fomapan 100

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5501/10947207293_d4d9e8c02d_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/hFnikk)Two chairs (https://flic.kr/p/hFnikk) by Joćo Freitas...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-12-2018
Replies: 46
Views: 4,129
Posted By Joao
Punta Secca lighthouse,Southern Sicily,...

Punta Secca lighthouse,Southern Sicily, Italy

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7634/26983445990_d0d5d1dabe_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/H7rdpq)
Lighthouse (https://flic.kr/p/H7rdpq) by Joćo Freitas...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-12-2018
Replies: 46
Views: 4,129
Posted By Joao
Cabo Raso lighthouse, Cascais,...

Cabo Raso lighthouse, Cascais, Portugal

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3909/15378606276_92d1299c0a_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/pqXnS5)
(another) lighthouse, early morning (https://flic.kr/p/pqXnS5) by...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-12-2018
Replies: 46
Views: 4,129
Posted By Joao
Capelinhos lighthouse, Faial,...

Capelinhos lighthouse, Faial, Azores

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4560/26770730069_7c956c0d8c_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/GMCZnx)
Lighthouse, Faial 02 (https://flic.kr/p/GMCZnx) by Joćo Freitas...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 02-06-2018
Replies: 8
Views: 1,952
Posted By Joao
wjlapier and Simon Thank you for the tips !...

wjlapier and Simon
Thank you for the tips !

Regards
Joao
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 02-04-2018
Replies: 8
Views: 1,952
Posted By Joao
Thank you for your replies. A second test roll...

Thank you for your replies.
A second test roll shows less "overexposed" frames than the first roll (and one of them is clearly a double exposure !).
I will load a dead roll in the camera and fire...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 02-03-2018
Replies: 8
Views: 1,952
Posted By Joao
Nikon 35Ti trouble

Hello
I'm using a Nikon 35Ti that has been kept unused for years. Unfortunately sometimes firing the shutter release makes a strange noise and the film does not advance; last roll it happened in 8 of...
Forum: Chris Crawford 12-26-2017
Replies: 5
Views: 1,578
Posted By Joao
Thank you for these very informative post. I...

Thank you for these very informative post. I apreciate the clear way you use
to adress this topic. And the well-chosen images you've used to ilustrate the text.
Best regards
Joao
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-22-2017
Replies: 14
Views: 728
Posted By Joao
Thank you

Thank you for your input.
Those chemicals (undiluted) are still in their original plastic bottles, a small portion of each was used and since then all were kept tightly closed.
My major concern was...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-22-2017
Replies: 14
Views: 728
Posted By Joao
Old chemicals - what shoud I do ?

Hello
I was given three original almost full bottles (tightly capped) of darkroom chemicals aged 3 to 4 years old. They were kept at room temperatures ( average 10ŗC to 30ŗC around here)
One is Kodak...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 12-21-2017
Replies: 32
Views: 1,445
Posted By Joao
Thank you, Tony.

Thank you, Tony.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-27-2017
Replies: 46
Views: 4,129
Posted By Joao
Cabo da Roca lighthouse, Sintra, Portugal. The...

Cabo da Roca lighthouse, Sintra, Portugal. The most westerly lighthouse in the continent (9ŗ 36' West)

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4526/37963058704_edde6d4900_b.jpg
Forum: Travel 08-24-2017
Replies: 47
Views: 5,765
Posted By Joao
Excellent images, thank you for posting. One...

Excellent images, thank you for posting.

One question: were there any restrictions concerning taking photos in railway stations ? I read about photography not being allowed in some parts of the...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 06-27-2017
Replies: 143
Views: 6,890
Posted By Joao
Several years ago I was looking for the effect of...

Several years ago I was looking for the effect of sunlight in fungus infested lenses (an Helios 58 mm and a Jupiter 135 IIRC). Both were wide open and oriented to the sun.
The only result I got was...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 05-02-2017
Replies: 11
Views: 1,588
Posted By Joao
It certainly helps ! Thank you Joao

It certainly helps !

Thank you

Joao
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 04-29-2017
Replies: 11
Views: 1,588
Posted By Joao
Thank you Roger for the clarifying answer. Film...

Thank you Roger for the clarifying answer.
Film will be handled in total darkness.
Regards
Joao
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 04-28-2017
Replies: 11
Views: 1,588
Posted By Joao
Thanks! So to be on the safe side I should use a...

Thanks!
So to be on the safe side I should use a red lamp. The aim is to use it for B&W printing - but I would appreciate if I could handle B&W film (ISO below 400) under that light.
Regards
Joao
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 04-28-2017
Replies: 11
Views: 1,588
Posted By Joao
Hello Unfortunately I am not able to answer to...

Hello
Unfortunately I am not able to answer to your question, but I may add a related question: Red or Orange lights for darkroom - which of these two options should I choose ? and why ?
I apologize...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-11-2017
Replies: 20
Views: 2,864
Posted By Joao
Sugestion: Sacrifice an unexposed roll and have...

Sugestion: Sacrifice an unexposed roll and have it developed. If the marks are there, you have the answer

Good luck

Joao
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 03-30-2017
Replies: 0
Views: 525
Posted By Joao
Olympus mju ZOOM problem

Hello
I have an Olympus mju ZOOM 35-70 mm and I did not use it for about a year.
Now I have a problem with film loading: after I insert the film the camera winds the film for about half meter then...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 03-29-2017
Replies: 19
Views: 1,126
Posted By Joao
Thank you Richard G for the mention. Joao

Thank you Richard G for the mention.

Joao
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 03-27-2017
Replies: 48
Views: 2,687
Posted By Joao
Hello You can try...

Hello
You can try this
http://www.ebay.com/itm/VIEWFINDER-FOR-JUPITER-12-LENS-35mm-USSR-/262892336262?hash=item3d359ab486:g:s8IAAOSwVL1WEknO

I have a small japanese Helios viewfinder with lines for...
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-21-2017
Replies: 6
Views: 615
Posted By Joao
Allow me some irony..

PAY-BACK TIME by Roger McGough

O Lord, let me be a burden on my children
For long they've been a burden upon me.
May they fetch and carry, clean and scrub
And do so cheerfully.

Let them take it in...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-05-2017
Replies: 5
Views: 778
Posted By Joao
Your replies answer my question and were much...

Your replies answer my question and were much appreciated Mika and oftheherd.
I had read about MM lenses but I was not sure what these were.
Thank you !
Joao
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-05-2017
Replies: 5
Views: 778
Posted By Joao
Question: Yashica zoom for Contax 167MT ?

Hello
I have a Yashica MC Zoom 35-70 mm 1:3,5 -4,5 for sale at a local auction site. A potential buyer asked me if it can be used in a Contax 167MT. As far as I could find, the zoom will fit the...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 02-28-2017
Replies: 1,356
Views: 270,721
Posted By Joao
Very good, kotokot 21 ! I've been trying to use...

Very good, kotokot 21 !
I've been trying to use the finders of disposable film cameras (they are quite bright) and my main problem is the connection between the finder itself and the cold shoe of...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 02-27-2017
Replies: 7
Views: 829
Posted By Joao
Interesting approach in pictures 2, 3 and 4 as...

Interesting approach in pictures 2, 3 and 4 as you get gradually closer.
The fourth is the one I would pick if I had to choose one (the "organic" character is more evident there in my opinion). But...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-27-2017
Replies: 46
Views: 4,092
Posted By Joao
My past resulta with...

My past resulta with Caffenol

https://www.flickr.com/photos/joaofreitas/albums/72157623092011983/with/4277342836/

Beware of efervescent Vitamin C (bubbles in the developer !). And orange...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-27-2017
Replies: 12
Views: 849
Posted By Joao
DX encoding

If you are re-using commercial cartridges be aware of the DX coding on the cartridge if your camera is able to read it.
You can:
1) Load a film of the same speed as the original one that was in the...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-14-2017
Replies: 40
Views: 2,377
Posted By Joao
Not my experience, I never found any difference...

Not my experience, I never found any difference between dishwashing liquids (3 drops in 250 cc of water) and Ilford's wetting agent. I must say that I don't print negatives so maybe there a...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 02-14-2017
Replies: 70
Views: 4,579
Posted By Joao
You can try one of these (some were mentioned...

You can try one of these (some were mentioned above)

http://www.ee.ryerson.ca/~phiscock/astronomy/light-pollution/shutter-cal.pdf...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 02-13-2017
Replies: 70
Views: 4,579
Posted By Joao
You can try...

You can try this

http://rick_oleson.tripod.com/index-135.html

Regards

Joao
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 02-09-2017
Replies: 18
Views: 2,120
Posted By Joao
You're absolutely right, thanks for the...

You're absolutely right, thanks for the correction. It is indeed the 122 that has a polycarbonate or ABS "plastic" body in all the version. I have the grey 50th anniversary model (and in the past had...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 02-06-2017
Replies: 18
Views: 2,120
Posted By Joao
Late reply: I would have taken your option. I...

Late reply:

I would have taken your option. I have both a 12XP and a TTL and I prefer the first. The TTL lightmeter needle is sometimes difficult to see in low light settings. And the "plastic" of...
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-21-2017
Replies: 28
Views: 1,879
Posted By Joao
+1. And don't be discouraged if lhe seller...

+1.
And don't be discouraged if lhe seller states that he ships only to Germany. Ask politely if he ships to your country, and very likely vou will get a positive answer.

Joao
Forum: Tom Abrahamsson of RapidWinder.com 01-10-2017
Replies: 7
Views: 2,465
Posted By Joao
Is there any inconvenient in using an aquarium...

Is there any inconvenient in using an aquarium water-heater ?
The one I have can keep the water at 20ŗC, which would be fine for B&W processing in Winter.
Has anyone tried this ??
Regards
Joao
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 01-03-2017
Replies: 26
Views: 2,240
Posted By Joao
Smile Thank you for the links (and David thank you for...

Thank you for the links (and David thank you for the pictures). I am definitely convinced:) . No more proof is needed !
KMZ made a gradual evolution from a RF to a SLR, keeping the size of the lens...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 01-02-2017
Replies: 26
Views: 2,240
Posted By Joao
Changing the camera but keeping the lens mount......

Changing the camera but keeping the lens mount... yes, it seems possible.

Regards

Joao
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 01-02-2017
Replies: 26
Views: 2,240
Posted By Joao
David Thank you for your reply. As you can see...

David
Thank you for your reply.
As you can see from my initial post I have four M39 lenses for SLRs: Industar 50 3,5/50, Tair 11 2,8/133, Helios 44 2/58 and Mir 1 2,8/37 (Grand Prix Brussels). These...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 01-02-2017
Replies: 26
Views: 2,240
Posted By Joao
So, as far as I understand from the previous...

So, as far as I understand from the previous answers:

1)There might be a difference in the flange-film distance of M39 and M42 lenses
2)This difference (0.3 mm) has no practical importance

Things...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 01-01-2017
Replies: 26
Views: 2,240
Posted By Joao
Geoff (Quote) "...(And the flange focal distance...

Geoff (Quote) "...(And the flange focal distance is 45.2mm, whereas M42 is 45.5mm)..."

So the adapter compensates for the .3 mm difference; I guess that if I want to swap the lens mount ring from a...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 01-01-2017
Replies: 26
Views: 2,240
Posted By Joao
Thank you all for your answers, which provided...

Thank you all for your answers, which provided the information I was looking for. The information about theses lenses in the usual sources is very scattered and is not easy to put it...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 12-31-2016
Replies: 26
Views: 2,240
Posted By Joao
FSU lenses in M39 mount for SLR cameras

Hello
I am trying to clarify a few points concening FSU lenses for SLR cameras in M39 mount.
I have four lenses in M39 mount
Industar 50 3,5/50, Tair 11 2,8/133, Helios 44 2/58 and Mir 1...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 12-29-2016
Replies: 102
Views: 7,101
Posted By Joao
It is worth to take a chance: about 2/3 of my...

It is worth to take a chance: about 2/3 of my imported items from outside the Euroland have passed through the greedy hands of Portuguese Customs whithout being checked or taxed. I am talking about...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 12-27-2016
Replies: 78
Views: 5,666
Posted By Joao
My experience with FSU cameras

Hello
I have or have owned several FSU cameras such as Kristal, Zenits (C, 3M, E, EM, ET, 12XP, 122K, 19, Fotosniper 12), Kiev (4AM, 4, 10, 35-A (2)), Smenas, Komsomolets, Lubitel (2, 166-U), Zorkis...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-25-2016
Replies: 64
Views: 3,663
Posted By Joao
An SLR Zorki (a.k.a. "Zenit-C" ) Joao

An SLR Zorki (a.k.a. "Zenit-C" )

Joao
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 12-14-2016
Replies: 13
Views: 1,525
Posted By Joao
For SMALL pinholes or thinned curtains you can...

For SMALL pinholes or thinned curtains you can use the black paint used to paint fabric or T-shirts. Let it dry for 24 hours.
Keep in mind that: 1)This is a temporary fix 2) It may not work in...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 12-12-2016
Replies: 1
Views: 729
Posted By Joao
Hello Joe I'm not optimistic in finding someone...

Hello Joe
I'm not optimistic in finding someone able (and willing) to repair a Kiev 10. Mine was CLAed by Oleg (okvntagecameras) many moons ago and as you say he does not repair them anymore.
I had...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 12-04-2016
Replies: 55
Views: 3,018
Posted By Joao
Thank you JHutchins and J.Scooter Joao

Thank you JHutchins and J.Scooter
Joao
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-29-2016
Replies: 7
Views: 829
Posted By Joao
Vito II

You may like to browse this thread (especially the link in the OP)

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=156781&highlight=Vito

Joao
Forum: Travel 11-25-2016
Replies: 32
Views: 2,386
Posted By Joao
Great photos ! Please show us some more... Joao

Great photos ! Please show us some more...

Joao
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 11-22-2016
Replies: 231
Views: 13,750
Posted By Joao
Someone here must have one of...

Someone here must have one of these

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Victorinox-Swiss-Army-2-1-4-Stainless-Steel-Advertising-Red-Pocket-Knife-Kodak-/232150001144?hash=item360d37e5f8:g:I3gAAOSwXeJYDmRi

Joao
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-21-2016
Replies: 45
Views: 3,004
Posted By Joao
Thank you for your input. Some nice samples - and...

Thank you for your input. Some nice samples - and it is good to know that many "oldies" are still working !

Keep them coming, please.

Joao
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-21-2016
Replies: 45
Views: 3,004
Posted By Joao
How old is your oldest camera ?

Hello
It would be interesting to know what is the oldest user camera owned by a RFF member. A camera that you use, let’s say, once a year (or more often). Shelf queens and non-working cameras...
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-20-2016
Replies: 13
Views: 1,005
Posted By Joao
Hello. Congratulations and my best wishes for the...

Hello.
Congratulations and my best wishes for the project. My favourites are Wendy, Coffee, Couple and Corn Harvest. All the photos are great but I think those four are the most suitable for your...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 11-17-2016
Replies: 42
Views: 3,491
Posted By Joao
PM sent with details Joao

PM sent with details

Joao
Forum: Photo Software 11-17-2016
Replies: 11
Views: 2,511
Posted By Joao
Same here. I still use it - also as a test of...

Same here.

I still use it - also as a test of my own mental sanity:D

Joao
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 11-17-2016
Replies: 42
Views: 3,491
Posted By Joao
I own a Yashica D (40-50 euros in a street...

I own a Yashica D (40-50 euros in a street market) and a Flexaret IIa (offered); each one was repaired and CLA'd in Lisbon for around 50 euros. The problems with both cameras arise if they stand on...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 11-17-2016
Replies: 23
Views: 3,121
Posted By Joao
Scigeek You won't be disappointed with the...

Scigeek
You won't be disappointed with the results if the camera is in good shape. I have and use a Flexaret IIa similar to this
http://camera-wiki.org/wiki/Flexaret_II

Some samples I've got (with...
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-14-2016
Replies: 2
Views: 708
Posted By Joao
A photo and the story behind it

For jazz enthusiasts who don't know this photo, here it goes

http://interactive.nydailynews.com/2016/08/story-behind-great-day-in-harlem-photo/index.html#shape45

Enjoy !

Joao
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 11-03-2016
Replies: 21
Views: 2,189
Posted By Joao
Thank you Tony and functus for selecting my...

Thank you Tony and functus for selecting my photo.
Joao
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 10-28-2016
Replies: 30
Views: 2,643
Posted By Joao
Thank you Tony for the mention. Joao

Thank you Tony for the mention.
Joao
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 10-28-2016
Replies: 31
Views: 2,754
Posted By Joao
Polypan F is the worst dust-attractive film I...

Polypan F is the worst dust-attractive film I have ever tried. Much worse than anything else. Maybe due to its polyester base ??

Regards

Joao
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 10-27-2016
Replies: 31
Views: 2,754
Posted By Joao
Running some hot water in the shower for a while ...

Running some hot water in the shower for a while will make the water vapor remove the dust that is in the air; do it before hanging the film to dry. It will take a little more time to dry but it...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-27-2016
Replies: 12
Views: 1,086
Posted By Joao
It would be nice to be able to shape our...

It would be nice to be able to shape our Leaders...

but you may want something like...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 10-26-2016
Replies: 64
Views: 7,694
Posted By Joao
Four from Bratislava, Slovakia

Kiev 35-A with Fuji 200

Painted Windows , near St Martin’s Church,

http://i627.photobucket.com/albums/tt360/foto_apparat/Painted%20windows%20St%20Martins%20Church%20Bratislava_zpseaoae8gc.jpg...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 10-22-2016
Replies: 64
Views: 7,694
Posted By Joao
Some more

Now from the FED-50 with Eastman XX at 400 (dev in HC-110)

Downtown Munich

Brunnen-Buberl

http://i627.photobucket.com/albums/tt360/foto_apparat/Brunnen-Buberl_zpsrbzghq0x.jpg...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-22-2016
Replies: 46
Views: 3,683
Posted By Joao
Fleamarket in Vienna (Kiev 35-A with Agfa...

Fleamarket in Vienna (Kiev 35-A with Agfa Vista)

http://i627.photobucket.com/albums/tt360/foto_apparat/Fleamarket%2001_zpsmgucwakc.jpg...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 10-22-2016
Replies: 64
Views: 7,694
Posted By Joao
From Vienna

Kiev 35-A with Agfa Vista 200

Vienna – Monument to Soviet Soldiers (a good start for Red Oktober...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 10-19-2016
Replies: 34
Views: 2,313
Posted By Joao
Tony, thank you for the mention. Joao

Tony, thank you for the mention.
Joao
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-11-2016
Replies: 7
Views: 1,166
Posted By Joao
Thanks a lot. I will travel to South Germany,...

Thanks a lot.
I will travel to South Germany, Vienna (and perhaps Bratislava ??) in a few days, those are good tips .
Gratefully
Joao
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-10-2016
Replies: 7
Views: 1,166
Posted By Joao
Rebadged color films in supermarkets

Hello

Can someone provide informations about rebaged color films sold in supermarkets or drugstores in Europe ? I remember, among others, Fuji 200 being sold in Schlecker's drugstores (under...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 10-06-2016
Replies: 28
Views: 1,818
Posted By Joao
Thank you Tony. I'm glad you liked my photos (and...

Thank you Tony. I'm glad you liked my photos (and hometown).
Joao
Forum: Travel 09-30-2016
Replies: 21
Views: 4,014
Posted By Joao
From Sicily, last May

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/7702/U7702I1464253160.SEQ.3.jpg

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/7702/U7702I1464122733.SEQ.4.jpg

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/...
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 09-30-2016
Replies: 46
Views: 3,664
Posted By Joao
Dear Roger Figs & ham You may want to try this:...

Dear Roger
Figs & ham
You may want to try this: Carefully peel the figs, cut them in halves. On the inner part of each half, place some thin small slices of ham. A teaspoon (not more) of cream cheese...
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 09-20-2016
Replies: 99
Views: 7,190
Posted By Joao
I don't feel the need for it, and find it more...

I don't feel the need for it, and find it more irritating than useful.
So far no " Fessebook " for me...
Regards
Joao
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 09-15-2016
Replies: 30
Views: 1,879
Posted By Joao
Thank you Tony for the mention. Joao

Thank you Tony for the mention.

Joao
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 09-05-2016
Replies: 1
Views: 1,075
Posted By Joao
Mike, thank you for the link. Joao

Mike, thank you for the link.

Joao
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-31-2016
Replies: 46
Views: 3,683
Posted By Joao
Els Encants , Barcelona...

Els Encants , Barcelona
http://i627.photobucket.com/albums/tt360/foto_apparat/Els%20Encants%2002_zpskkmvqyjy.jpg...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 08-30-2016
Replies: 23
Views: 1,746
Posted By Joao
j scooter, thank you for the mention. Joao

j scooter, thank you for the mention.
Joao
Forum: Travel 08-28-2016
Replies: 13
Views: 1,937
Posted By Joao
ERA 100 ISO B&W films provided decent and...

ERA 100 ISO B&W films provided decent and consistent results, but it is not available anymore on-line. I wonder if they discontinued it definitely or not (the manufacturer's website does not...
Forum: DIYS Modifications 08-25-2016
Replies: 0
Views: 1,075
Posted By Joao
Swapping lenses between Voigtlander cameras

Can someone tell me if it is possible to transplant a Color Skopar 50 mm 1:3.5 lens from a Vito B to a Vito II camera ? Are the external dimensions identical ? Has this been done ?
Opinions,...
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 08-24-2016
Replies: 8
Views: 1,604
Posted By Joao
Newst A CLA may be useful. I will remember your...

Newst
A CLA may be useful. I will remember your sugestion.

Giorgio
Thank you, that's a good point, I will give it a try

Joao
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 08-23-2016
Replies: 8
Views: 1,604
Posted By Joao
Thank you for the reassuring answers, the manuals...

Thank you for the reassuring answers, the manuals I found are not so clear on these points.



newst, that is an interesting option but perhaps not so useful in this camera considering that I am not...
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 08-23-2016
Replies: 8
Views: 1,604
Posted By Joao
Konica C35 automatic - two questions

Hello
To Konica C35 automatic users: can you please confirm if

1) The Guide Number ring is useful only when a flash is used

2) Without flash the camera is fully automatic and there is no way to...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 08-18-2016
Replies: 23
Views: 1,747
Posted By Joao
Tony, thank you for the mention. Joao

Tony, thank you for the mention.
Joao
Forum: Travel 08-18-2016
Replies: 13
Views: 1,437
Posted By Joao
Impressive photos, great work ! Thank you for...

Impressive photos, great work !
Thank you for posting
Joao
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-09-2016
Replies: 18
Views: 1,605
Posted By Joao
Great start at RFF. Welcome! Your photos are...

Great start at RFF. Welcome!
Your photos are excellent, congratulations. I look forward to see some more.
Thank you for posting.
Joao
Forum: Scale Focus 35's 07-19-2016
Replies: 13
Views: 3,960
Posted By Joao
Cold shoe in the Vito II

As I said, I don't know if the cold shoe can be taken or how to do it; considering that it covers the Voigtlander name I assume it is possible to remove it (but I am not sure about that). It does not...
Forum: Scale Focus 35's 07-14-2016
Replies: 13
Views: 3,960
Posted By Joao
Mike I enjoyed your comprehensive review of the...

Mike
I enjoyed your comprehensive review of the Vito II; I read it with pleasure and cannot but agree with your impression about this great little camera.
I am the lucky owner of a Vito II (bought...
Forum: Travel 07-14-2016
Replies: 15
Views: 1,219
Posted By Joao
Excellent ! You must have some more, please post...

Excellent ! You must have some more, please post them.

Joao
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 07-09-2016
Replies: 9
Views: 6,013
Posted By Joao
Thank you Marek, dof, Dralowid and Jim. I will...

Thank you Marek, dof, Dralowid and Jim.
I will forward your sugestions to my friend.
Best regards
Joao
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 07-09-2016
Replies: 9
Views: 6,013
Posted By Joao
Lens for Leica R3 - opinions ?

Hello

A friend showed me today a nice Leica R3 but someone has "borrowed" the lens and it is very unlikely that it will be returned. She is now searching for some less expensive compatible lenses...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-04-2016
Replies: 422
Views: 60,586
Posted By Joao
http://i627.photobucket.com/albums/tt360/foto_appa...

http://i627.photobucket.com/albums/tt360/foto_apparat/Boat%202_zpsbxk6ye87.jpg...
Forum: Optics Theory - 07-03-2016
Replies: 41
Views: 21,713
Posted By Joao
Thank you for the information - you posted it in...

Thank you for the information - you posted it in a very clear and understandable way .

Joao
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 06-26-2016
Replies: 39
Views: 5,941
Posted By Joao
Chris N That's a superb photo ! Thank you for...

Chris N
That's a superb photo !
Thank you for posting.

Joao
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 06-26-2016
Replies: 18
Views: 1,866
Posted By Joao
Timely and very well done ! Thank you for...

Timely and very well done !
Thank you for posting.

Joao
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 06-02-2016
Replies: 20
Views: 2,190
Posted By Joao
Thank you functus and Shirley. Joao

Thank you functus and Shirley.
Joao
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