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Forum: Olympus RF 4 Days Ago
Replies: 164
Views: 48,996
Posted By jrose125
I love the glass, but couldn't get past the dim...

I love the glass, but couldn't get past the dim RF patch and the janky build quality. I would like to try one of the other zone focus models, however.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 1 Week Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 623
Posted By jrose125
Thanks for the tip! Beautiful F... I bet it's not...

Thanks for the tip! Beautiful F... I bet it's not light with that motordrive on :D
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 1 Week Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 623
Posted By jrose125
It's definitely been put through the ringer at...

It's definitely been put through the ringer at some point in it's lifetime!

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49697644926_6ab18a7124_o.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2iHBqp1)1973 Nikon F Apollo - Top...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 1 Week Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 623
Posted By jrose125
Lets try this again:...

Lets try this again:

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49695648287_32c4450cbc.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2iHrbSc)Nikon F "Apollo" (https://flic.kr/p/2iHrbSc) by Jacob Rose...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 1 Week Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 623
Posted By jrose125
May still be having issues posting images...if...

May still be having issues posting images...if anyone could confirm for me I'd appreciate it!
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 1 Week Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 623
Posted By jrose125
https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/496956...

https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/49695648287/in/album-72157713612942998/
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 1 Week Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 623
Posted By jrose125
FB Marketplace Find - Final run Nikon F "Apollo"

I don't usually buy many cameras locally as they tend to be in various states of disrepair, but last week I came across a lot of cameras and thought I spotted a black paint Nikon F. I certainly...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 1 Week Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 849
Posted By jrose125
Thanks for those who let me know they couldn't...

Thanks for those who let me know they couldn't see my image - I've been using google photos...what file hosting service do you guys use?
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 1 Week Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 849
Posted By jrose125
Google Photos. I think i'll delete this thread...

Google Photos. I think i'll delete this thread and try again later...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 1 Week Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 849
Posted By jrose125
That's disappointing to hear...It is what it is...

That's disappointing to hear...It is what it is until someone fixes the issue, I suppose!
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 1 Week Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 849
Posted By jrose125
My apologies! I wonder why that would be the...

My apologies! I wonder why that would be the case...I don't post images over here too much - what's the preferred image hosting site? I use google photos but apparently that's not working too well
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 1 Week Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 849
Posted By jrose125
Best FB Marketplace find in awhile...

*Link has been deleted. Will post again later through a different hosting service.
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 40
Views: 1,237
Posted By jrose125
Agreed...$300 is not a great price if it's not...

Agreed...$300 is not a great price if it's not fully functional - you can buy a fully functional S2 with a 50mm f/1.4 for not much more.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 31
Views: 1,368
Posted By jrose125
Or perhaps it's as innocent as wanting a quick...

Or perhaps it's as innocent as wanting a quick sale? I guess OP will find out if they choose to buy.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 31
Views: 1,368
Posted By jrose125
Not the greatest shot ever but you get the point...

Not the greatest shot ever but you get the point - lovely contrast *and* sharpness. Looks high res to me:...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 31
Views: 1,368
Posted By jrose125
I bought my 50mm V3 for $800 USD and it wasn't...

I bought my 50mm V3 for $800 USD and it wasn't CLA'd...$700 for a CLA'd copy is a great price! While I do really like the contrast levels you can get out of the lens natively, I can't say I've notice...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 264
Views: 59,012
Posted By jrose125
I love my IIIc - it's compact, well built, and...

I love my IIIc - it's compact, well built, and beautiful to look at. I think of my M6 along the same lines, except it's much more "user friendly". As silly as it sounds, I shoot my IIIc to enjoy the...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 02-28-2020
Replies: 11
Views: 548
Posted By jrose125
Yep, it's a SOOMP copy. Cost me 13-14 hrs to...

Yep, it's a SOOMP copy. Cost me 13-14 hrs to print and less than $5 of filament. It's an option for those who want an economical alternative
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 02-28-2020
Replies: 11
Views: 548
Posted By jrose125
If you don't have a local friend or business who...

If you don't have a local friend or business who can 3D print for you, there are online sites that offer mail-in services depending on where you are located!
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 02-28-2020
Replies: 11
Views: 548
Posted By jrose125
There's a great design for a 3D printed Summar...

There's a great design for a 3D printed Summar hood on Thingiverse. I've been using it for the past few months with good effect!

It's friction fit, but it is designed very well and won't move...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-27-2020
Replies: 23
Views: 1,146
Posted By jrose125
I've tried it in Rodinal (1:25 and 1:50), D-76...

I've tried it in Rodinal (1:25 and 1:50), D-76 1:1, and HC-110 (1:31) and tend to prefer it in Rodinal.

D-76 is the perfect baseline developer (in my opinion) to see what I film is really like, but...
Forum: RFF Polls 02-22-2020
Replies: 99
Views: 3,751
Posted By jrose125
Chalk it up to paranoia, but every lens I own...

Chalk it up to paranoia, but every lens I own gets a UV filter and a lens hood if they are reasonably affordable.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 02-13-2020
Replies: 97
Views: 7,463
Posted By jrose125
I have shot with various versions of the 50mm 1.8...

I have shot with various versions of the 50mm 1.8 such as the Ai, Ai-S, E Series, and this Ai-S pancake version you speak of - I realize that they aren't all identical and have slight variations, but...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-11-2020
Replies: 60
Views: 2,462
Posted By jrose125
I sold my M3 last year to buy an M6 TTL, but in...

I sold my M3 last year to buy an M6 TTL, but in an ideal world I would grab another someday. One of my favourite camera/lens of all time was that M3 and a 50mm f/2.8 Elmar, which I also sold last...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-06-2020
Replies: 52
Views: 2,129
Posted By jrose125
By that, I mean that I take it with me...

By that, I mean that I take it with me everywhere. When I leave the house the intent of making images, I might grab one of my Nikons or perhaps my Rolleiflex.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 02-06-2020
Replies: 22
Views: 944
Posted By jrose125
Original Sensor or is it a factory replacement?...

Original Sensor or is it a factory replacement? The original sensors are known for crapping out, which is why Leica offered free replacements for a number of years.

I hate to say it, but I think...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-06-2020
Replies: 52
Views: 2,129
Posted By jrose125
I love my Nikon's deeply, enough to own 4 of the...

I love my Nikon's deeply, enough to own 4 of the 6 Professional "F" series cameras, an FE, and a FM2n... but my M6 TTL is irreplaceable to me - it's the camera I grab I grab 9/10 times when I leave...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 02-05-2020
Replies: 28
Views: 719
Posted By jrose125
If I had $400 to spend on an M-Mount 50mm, I...

If I had $400 to spend on an M-Mount 50mm, I think I would have to go for a Nikkor 50mm f/2 or f/1.4.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-02-2020
Replies: 7,561
Views: 3,887,125
Posted By jrose125
Here's my baby - 1999 M6 TTL with a 50mm 'Cron...

Here's my baby - 1999 M6 TTL with a 50mm 'Cron V3:...
Forum: Chris Crawford 01-28-2020
Replies: 188
Views: 9,470
Posted By jrose125
Congratulations! I also own a IIIc that was...

Congratulations! I also own a IIIc that was converted to a IIIf and love it dearly.

Enjoy :)
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-21-2020
Replies: 10
Views: 587
Posted By jrose125
If I can't find an appropriate replacement then...

If I can't find an appropriate replacement then that's what I will do! Fortunately bythe sounds of it, B-9 has what I need :o
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-21-2020
Replies: 10
Views: 587
Posted By jrose125
PM Sent! Thank you :cool:

PM Sent! Thank you :cool:
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-21-2020
Replies: 10
Views: 587
Posted By jrose125
From what I've seen, yeah it seems like a common...

From what I've seen, yeah it seems like a common issue unfortunately.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-21-2020
Replies: 10
Views: 587
Posted By jrose125
Thanks for the reply! I did see that, but decided...

Thanks for the reply! I did see that, but decided to pass on it for now. I'd like to grab an OEM part and that part being in the UK, it would cost me just as much to grab a donor body by the time...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-20-2020
Replies: 10
Views: 587
Posted By jrose125
Nikon FM2n Missing Rewind Lever...Does anyone know where I can source one?

Good Morning Ladies and Gents,

I have the opportunity to pickup a beautiful, black Nikon FM2n locally for (what is in my opinion) a price that is too low to pass on. The camera itself is in fine...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 12-23-2019
Replies: 16
Views: 1,109
Posted By jrose125
Another update - I let the penetrating oil do...

Another update - I let the penetrating oil do it's magic overnight and this morning, I cleaned the surface of the lens mount and camera with a rag soaked in isopropyl to get the oil slick off of it....
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 12-22-2019
Replies: 16
Views: 1,109
Posted By jrose125
And here is a picture of the lens mount still on...

And here is a picture of the lens mount still on the body:...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 12-22-2019
Replies: 16
Views: 1,109
Posted By jrose125
I'd just like to say thanks to everyone who has...

I'd just like to say thanks to everyone who has offered some advice up to this point! An update on the matter:...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 12-21-2019
Replies: 16
Views: 1,109
Posted By jrose125
Thanks for the suggestion! I hadn't thought of...

Thanks for the suggestion! I hadn't thought of taking the lens apart - smart thinking there!

Penetrating oil... like WD-40? Perhaps something more specialized than that?
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 12-21-2019
Replies: 16
Views: 1,109
Posted By jrose125
I bought a Leica III for $50 but there's a catch...

I recently picked up what appears to be a 1939 Leica III and accompanying 50mm f/3.5 Elmar for (what I think is) a stupid cheap price of $50 USD but there's a catch - the shell is in remarkably good...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-12-2019
Replies: 183
Views: 7,787
Posted By jrose125
I have owned every single-digit (professional) F...

I have owned every single-digit (professional) F except for the F4 and F6 so I can't comment on those, but of the other four I have owned I will outline below.

TL;DR: F2 is my favourite mechanical...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 12-11-2019
Replies: 53
Views: 3,281
Posted By jrose125
Thanks again for anyone who commented and help...

Thanks again for anyone who commented and help give direction to my search! I recently shot my first roll through my new-to-me Leica IIIc and accompanying 50mm Summar f/2:...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 12-05-2019
Replies: 53
Views: 3,281
Posted By jrose125
Gorgeous shot! Do you find you "have" to use a...

Gorgeous shot! Do you find you "have" to use a hood with the Summar to get decent results? I've heard that veiling flare is a big issue with uncoated glass
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 12-03-2019
Replies: 53
Views: 3,281
Posted By jrose125
A big thanks to everyone who took the time to...

A big thanks to everyone who took the time to comment on this thread - very informative and helpful.

I ended up getting a few really great deals, namely on a 1939 III with an uncoated Elmar and a...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 11-20-2019
Replies: 53
Views: 3,281
Posted By jrose125
Leica 50mm Collapsible Lenses: Elmar 3.5 vs. Elmar 2.8 vs. Summitar 2.0

I'm looking to pickup my first Barnack Leica in the next week or so (likely a IIIa or IIIc) and am having a bit of trouble narrowing down which lens I'd like to buy with the camera.

I do have...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-26-2019
Replies: 44
Views: 2,153
Posted By jrose125
I'd just like to thank everyone for their input!...

I'd just like to thank everyone for their input!

In the end I ultimately found an excellent deal on a .72x TTL that made it difficult not to spring for it. CLA'd last month and it's paired up with...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-23-2019
Replies: 44
Views: 2,153
Posted By jrose125
Leica M6 Classic vs. TTL

Good Morning Ladies and Gents!

I recently got it into my head after playing around with a friends camera that I absolutely needed to buy myself a Leica M6 TTL. I sold off my M3 along with a...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-22-2017
Replies: 80
Views: 8,458
Posted By jrose125
It's gotta be Kodak Portra 160 for me.

It's gotta be Kodak Portra 160 for me.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-04-2017
Replies: 24
Views: 1,270
Posted By jrose125
Thanks for the self-assurance, but unfortunately...

Thanks for the self-assurance, but unfortunately due to the ridiculous shipping prices within Canada, the seller and I couldn't come to an agreement on price. The asking price for the Rodinal (Agfa...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-03-2017
Replies: 24
Views: 1,270
Posted By jrose125
That's incredibly cool and slightly humorous :D...

That's incredibly cool and slightly humorous :D
I have a good feeling a 10 year old sealed bottle will be fine then...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-03-2017
Replies: 24
Views: 1,270
Posted By jrose125
Thanks for your input!

Thanks for your input!
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-03-2017
Replies: 24
Views: 1,270
Posted By jrose125
Awesome! Good to know.

Awesome! Good to know.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-02-2017
Replies: 24
Views: 1,270
Posted By jrose125
Thanks for the advice! I've got one of those...

Thanks for the advice! I've got one of those "Children's Medicine Syringe" lying around unused so I figured that would do the job.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-02-2017
Replies: 24
Views: 1,270
Posted By jrose125
Thanks for the advice :) Both bottles are...

Thanks for the advice :)

Both bottles are sealed in their respective boxes, so I'm not sure of the colour!
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-02-2017
Replies: 24
Views: 1,270
Posted By jrose125
That is good to know for sure. It turns out that...

That is good to know for sure. It turns out that buddy also has a 500 mL Bottle still sealed and in box. Both bottles are plastic and were bought sometime in the early 2000's.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-02-2017
Replies: 24
Views: 1,270
Posted By jrose125
Good to know. Does the filtering go pretty...

Good to know. Does the filtering go pretty smooth? Seems to be like running something syrupy like Rodinal through a coffee filter would be a pain.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-02-2017
Replies: 24
Views: 1,270
Posted By jrose125
Awesome, good to know. Thanks dude!

Awesome, good to know. Thanks dude!
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-02-2017
Replies: 24
Views: 1,270
Posted By jrose125
Thanks for the help. I'm a Canadian so I'll...

Thanks for the help.

I'm a Canadian so I'll likely have to order some "Blazinal" from Photoservice in Montreal.

I do have a PO Box in the USA but I see that Freestyle won't ship Rodinal to PO...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-02-2017
Replies: 24
Views: 1,270
Posted By jrose125
Expired Rodinal

I've been interested in getting my hands on Rodinal for awhile but don't really want to commit to a large bottle, so I found someone who has a 150 mL Bottle. The bottle is sealed and still in the...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-27-2017
Replies: 41
Views: 2,180
Posted By jrose125
The last time I mixed up chemicals, I bought 2...

The last time I mixed up chemicals, I bought 2 gallons for $3 CAD. Maybe overkill, but it's cheap and you don't have to worry about minerals/particulates affecting your chemistry/negatives.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-27-2017
Replies: 5
Views: 646
Posted By jrose125
There's essentially no difference between the...

There's essentially no difference between the D7200 and D7000, other than a few minor differences, such as a higher MP count (24 MP vs. 16 MP), a marginally larger screen (3.2" vs. 3"), and a few...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 03-26-2017
Replies: 72
Views: 25,921
Posted By jrose125
I've used Isopropyl alcohol and 70% ethanol to...

I've used Isopropyl alcohol and 70% ethanol to clean up some of my cameras. I preferred the ethanol because it dries quickly, but the Isopropyl seemed to do a better job with less elbow grease.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 03-25-2017
Replies: 8
Views: 953
Posted By jrose125
I'm not sure what battery the Canonet takes, but...

I'm not sure what battery the Canonet takes, but if you aren't using a replacement that has the same voltage, the exposure will 100% be off. If you can't find a battery that will work at the correct...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 03-24-2017
Replies: 314
Views: 88,703
Posted By jrose125
I develop all of my B&W at home and always got...

I develop all of my B&W at home and always got mine scanned professionally at a local lab, but they charge so damn much that I decided it would be more economical for me to pick up a scanner and scan...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 03-24-2017
Replies: 12
Views: 2,429
Posted By jrose125
It mostly comes down to "you get what you pay...

It mostly comes down to "you get what you pay for", in my experiences, anyway. I use to take all of my colour rolls to a local spot that does 1 HR photo and consistently got mediocre results. It was...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-23-2017
Replies: 77
Views: 6,308
Posted By jrose125
If all of the great things that i've read are...

If all of the great things that i've read are true, I can't see it!

Based on what the sellers pictures are telling me and what he said, the camera is in excellent condition with no scratches, haze,...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-23-2017
Replies: 77
Views: 6,308
Posted By jrose125
Decided to buy a 50mm f/2 Nikkor-H.C.! Thanks to...

Decided to buy a 50mm f/2 Nikkor-H.C.! Thanks to everyone for their comments and thoughts.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-23-2017
Replies: 13
Views: 1,871
Posted By jrose125
Not really sure, but I just bought a H.C. for $50...

Not really sure, but I just bought a H.C. for $50 bucks. If I don't like it, i'll sell and get the H :D
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-23-2017
Replies: 13
Views: 1,871
Posted By jrose125
50mm f/2 Nikkor-H vs. 50mm f/2 Nikkor-H.C.

50mm f/2 Nikkor-H vs. 50mm f/2 Nikkor-H.C.

Whats the difference and which one is better?
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-23-2017
Replies: 77
Views: 6,308
Posted By jrose125
Yeah I've decided against that particular 50....

Yeah I've decided against that particular 50. Based on a number of videos and articles that i've read, I think i'm going to go for the 50mm f/2.0 Nikkor-H.C. I've been offered one for $50 but i'm not...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-22-2017
Replies: 77
Views: 6,308
Posted By jrose125
Thanks to everyone for their input! I appreciate...

Thanks to everyone for their input! I appreciate it :)

I've been looking around for a good copy of the 50mm 1.4 but the only thing that I've found so far is one in pretty good condition, aside from...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-21-2017
Replies: 77
Views: 6,308
Posted By jrose125
First version as in Pre-Ai?

First version as in Pre-Ai?
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-21-2017
Replies: 77
Views: 6,308
Posted By jrose125
I like the sound of that. I see that Keh has a...

I like the sound of that. I see that Keh has a Nikkor-S and Nikkor-S.C. version. I did a quick Google search but couldn't find an answer on what differentiates them. Any idea?
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-21-2017
Replies: 77
Views: 6,308
Posted By jrose125
Nice lens but that's a telephoto, not a normal...

Nice lens but that's a telephoto, not a normal focal length lens :D
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-21-2017
Replies: 77
Views: 6,308
Posted By jrose125
Best Nikkor Pre-Ai/Ai "Normal" lens?

Hey guys/gals,

After a brief hiatus (3 months), I got my hands on another Nikon: A Nikon F (non-metered prism) that came with an immaculate 35mm f/2.8 Pre-Ai. While I'm perfectly happy with it at...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 03-21-2017
Replies: 15
Views: 1,537
Posted By jrose125
I also recommend Youxin Ye. He did my M3 a few...

I also recommend Youxin Ye. He did my M3 a few years ago.
Forum: RFF Polls 03-17-2017
Replies: 128
Views: 14,224
Posted By jrose125
I wear glasses when I'm out and about (I'm...

I wear glasses when I'm out and about (I'm near-sighted) so that means that I'm usually wearing eyeglasses when I shoot. For me, I haven't found it a real issue to shoot with eyeglasses on, even with...
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-15-2017
Replies: 22
Views: 1,256
Posted By jrose125
Nice cameras! A good way to remember your...

Nice cameras! A good way to remember your grandfather for sure. That 50 0.95 sure is one big hunk of glass!
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-15-2017
Replies: 22
Views: 1,256
Posted By jrose125
You are one lucky soul!

You are one lucky soul!
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-14-2017
Replies: 22
Views: 1,256
Posted By jrose125
Nice photo! Just another classic example of...

Nice photo! Just another classic example of German glass at its best.
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-14-2017
Replies: 22
Views: 1,256
Posted By jrose125
That's the good stuff right there. I've heard...

That's the good stuff right there. I've heard great things about Voigtlander cameras (Pre-Cosina).
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-13-2017
Replies: 22
Views: 1,256
Posted By jrose125
Ah, the Argus Brick :D. Your's looks to be in...

Ah, the Argus Brick :D. Your's looks to be in excellent shape!

I had an A-1 for about a month when I first got into film, but the Nikon Fanboy in me forced me to sell it and buy a Nikon FE (which I...
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-13-2017
Replies: 22
Views: 1,256
Posted By jrose125
That is incredibly cool!! You are a lucky soul,...

That is incredibly cool!! You are a lucky soul, indeed :)
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-13-2017
Replies: 22
Views: 1,256
Posted By jrose125
Stunning! Have you run film through it?

Stunning! Have you run film through it?
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-13-2017
Replies: 22
Views: 1,256
Posted By jrose125
Beautiful cameras. They look to be in exceptional...

Beautiful cameras. They look to be in exceptional shape!

Thanks for sharing :)
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-13-2017
Replies: 22
Views: 1,256
Posted By jrose125
Show Your "Hand-Me-Downs"!

Hey Folks! I'd be surprised if this hasn't been done here before, but I thought it would be interesting to start a thread where people could share cameras that were "handed down" from a family member...
Forum: Olympus RF 03-13-2017
Replies: 46
Views: 12,498
Posted By jrose125
I bought an XA with A11 flash online a few weeks...

I bought an XA with A11 flash online a few weeks ago for a reasonable $60 CAD. Camera arrived today and is in better condition than I expected. Optics are clean and clear. Besides the odd scratch and...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-13-2017
Replies: 105
Views: 8,718
Posted By jrose125
Totally understandable. Mirror slap on these old...

Totally understandable. Mirror slap on these old beauties makes in almost impossible to use a speed under ~1/60th.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-13-2017
Replies: 105
Views: 8,718
Posted By jrose125
Wow... That depth of field is razor thin wide...

Wow... That depth of field is razor thin wide open! Thanks for sharing :)
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-12-2017
Replies: 105
Views: 8,718
Posted By jrose125
I was a bit skeptical until I viewed it in person...

I was a bit skeptical until I viewed it in person but yeah, it really is spotless. No scratches, haze, fungus, or other blemishes. The only issue cosmetically (it really isn't an issue at all) is...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-12-2017
Replies: 105
Views: 8,718
Posted By jrose125
Maybe incredible was a bit too ambitious of a...

Maybe incredible was a bit too ambitious of a word, but the gentleman is selling it for $200 CAD, which works out to about $150 USD. I thought it was a great price considering ones in similar...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-12-2017
Replies: 105
Views: 8,718
Posted By jrose125
Hey! Thanks the link... An interesting read for...

Hey! Thanks the link... An interesting read for sure :)
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-12-2017
Replies: 105
Views: 8,718
Posted By jrose125
Nikkor-S 55mm f/1.2 Experiences?

Hey Folks!

I have the opportunity to buy a Nikkor-S 55mm f/1.2 locally for an incredible price. The lens is 9/10 condition with only slight wear on the barrel (glass is immaculate) and the...
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-11-2017
Replies: 9,248
Views: 924,772
Posted By jrose125
That's incredibly cool. You'll definitely get...

That's incredibly cool. You'll definitely get some interesting results, that's for sure :D
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-08-2017
Replies: 9,248
Views: 924,772
Posted By jrose125
I've been shooting mainly film for the past few...

I've been shooting mainly film for the past few years which is exactly why I sold my digital. Not even a day later, I was kind of regretting it and then I came across an a7ii at Best Buy. Does that...
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-07-2017
Replies: 9,248
Views: 924,772
Posted By jrose125
That's what I've heard. I almost bought an a7...

That's what I've heard. I almost bought an a7 Monday but a friend convinced me that the second iteration is worth the extra cash. I think I'll keep stuffing the piggy bank until I can get myself an...
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-07-2017
Replies: 9,248
Views: 924,772
Posted By jrose125
I just sold my D7000 (along with several Nikon AF...

I just sold my D7000 (along with several Nikon AF Lenses) this past weekend. It's a lovely camera that I used every single day for the past three years.

Unfortunately for it, my M3 has beaten the...
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-07-2017
Replies: 9,248
Views: 924,772
Posted By jrose125
Well... Yesterday I bought an Olympus Infinity...

Well...

Yesterday I bought an Olympus Infinity Stylus (MJU I) at a fairly local Pawn Shop for $10 USD.

Just as I had sworn off buying cameras for awhile, a deal came up that I could not refuse: A...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-06-2017
Replies: 10
Views: 705
Posted By jrose125
Yeah they are a little different. Hopefully I'm...

Yeah they are a little different. Hopefully I'm on my way to perfecting the art of loading an M3 :D
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-06-2017
Replies: 10
Views: 705
Posted By jrose125
Hey guys, I've got some fantastic news: I...

Hey guys, I've got some fantastic news:

I burned the rest of the roll that I had in the M3 (about 8 frames left) and developed it. Heres the results:...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-06-2017
Replies: 10
Views: 705
Posted By jrose125
It's my M3... I bought it back in December and...

It's my M3... I bought it back in December and the seller said it had been CLA'd the previous year by Youxin Ye...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-06-2017
Replies: 10
Views: 705
Posted By jrose125
Unhappy Possible development issue?

Hey gang,

Tonight I developed my very first roll of film and I ran into a slight issue: The roll has only about 8 usable images, the rest of the roll is blank.

Could this be an issue with the...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-04-2017
Replies: 38
Views: 1,981
Posted By jrose125
Hey guys! I popped into a few local drugstores...

Hey guys! I popped into a few local drugstores today and other than Kodak Gold 200 and 400, I found some Fuji Superia 400. I found a pack of three for 24.99 CAD which seemed pretty expensive until I...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-03-2017
Replies: 38
Views: 1,981
Posted By jrose125
Hey Peter! Thanks for the advice :)

Hey Peter! Thanks for the advice :)
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-03-2017
Replies: 38
Views: 1,981
Posted By jrose125
Thanks for the advice! I almost bought a Rollei...

Thanks for the advice! I almost bought a Rollei Flash with the camera itself but I was weirded out by either A) having the flash on bottom or B) holding the camera upside down.

Any recommendations...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-03-2017
Replies: 38
Views: 1,981
Posted By jrose125
Favourite "Cheap" 35mm Colour Negative Film?

Hey gang!

Next month I'm going abroad with a couple of compacts (mainly because I'm too much of a wimp to take my Leica along) and was wondering what your favourite Colour Negative Film is. I am...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-25-2017
Replies: 52
Views: 8,326
Posted By jrose125
Just bought a Mju I simply for the fact that I...

Just bought a Mju I simply for the fact that I got it for $60 shipped and it's in fantastic condition all around. I'll definitely be keeping a look out for a Mju II but at the moment, it's a little...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-23-2017
Replies: 52
Views: 8,326
Posted By jrose125
Anybody have experience with a Konica Big Mini?

Anybody have experience with a Konica Big Mini?
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-23-2017
Replies: 52
Views: 8,326
Posted By jrose125
Just read your post. Thanks for the link!

Just read your post. Thanks for the link!
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-23-2017
Replies: 52
Views: 8,326
Posted By jrose125
Definitely. Interest in Analog formats have shot...

Definitely. Interest in Analog formats have shot sky high in recent years. 4 years ago my local camera store was selling film of all formats dirt cheap and now a roll of HP5 is almost $8. Supply and...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-23-2017
Replies: 52
Views: 8,326
Posted By jrose125
I had a Canonet for awhile but ended up giving it...

I had a Canonet for awhile but ended up giving it to a friend that was showing some interest in film photography. It is a solid choice for compact rangefinders but you're right, not exactly what I'm...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-23-2017
Replies: 52
Views: 8,326
Posted By jrose125
Good question to ask. The main reason I'm looking...

Good question to ask. The main reason I'm looking for one of these cameras in particular is the clamshell design. I want to be able to throw this camera in a bag or my pocket without worrying about...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-22-2017
Replies: 52
Views: 8,326
Posted By jrose125
Mint would be nice but I'm probably just going to...

Mint would be nice but I'm probably just going to go for a user. I'd rather not have a camera that I'm afraid to put to use.
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-22-2017
Replies: 52
Views: 8,326
Posted By jrose125
Where could I get one that cheap... FleaBay? I...

Where could I get one that cheap... FleaBay? I haven't seen one under $100 lately
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-22-2017
Replies: 52
Views: 8,326
Posted By jrose125
I almost bought a mint XA with box,manuals, A16...

I almost bought a mint XA with box,manuals, A16 flash for $160 a month ago but at that point, I was still on the fence on whether or not I needed such a camera.
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-22-2017
Replies: 52
Views: 8,326
Posted By jrose125
Thanks for the perspective!

Thanks for the perspective!
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-22-2017
Replies: 52
Views: 8,326
Posted By jrose125
The Rollei is indeed a great camera but I'm not a...

The Rollei is indeed a great camera but I'm not a fan of zone focusing. Maybe it will grow on me but at this point, it's not something I'm comfortable with.
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-22-2017
Replies: 52
Views: 8,326
Posted By jrose125
I enjoy my Rollei but I'm not entirely...

I enjoy my Rollei but I'm not entirely comfortable with zone focusing.
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-22-2017
Replies: 52
Views: 8,326
Posted By jrose125
Thoughts on Olympus XA/ Mju/ Mju II ?

Hey folks! I've been looking for a pocketable, sharp, fixed lens camera for a little while and I've sort of narrowed it down to these three, basically due to their sharp lenses and clamshell design....
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 02-20-2017
Replies: 9
Views: 1,524
Posted By jrose125
Awesome! It's good to know that it's a fairly...

Awesome! It's good to know that it's a fairly easy fix.

Thanks for the insight!
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 02-19-2017
Replies: 9
Views: 1,524
Posted By jrose125
I'll have to take a look when I'm done the roll I...

I'll have to take a look when I'm done the roll I have in there now. Don't want to waste some precious Fuji Acros 100 :-)
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 02-19-2017
Replies: 9
Views: 1,524
Posted By jrose125
Yeah, the D ring is what I'm referring to. I was...

Yeah, the D ring is what I'm referring to. I was thinking about the tape option as well but like you said, I could see it being a little annoying. I'm clumsy as hell so I can't see myself...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 02-19-2017
Replies: 9
Views: 1,524
Posted By jrose125
Leica M3 "Latch" Issue

Hello Folks!

The "latch" on my M3 is a little slack and I was wondering if there is an easy fix for the issue. It latches tight but when it's in the close position, it has the tendency to fall...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-18-2017
Replies: 40
Views: 2,377
Posted By jrose125
Picked up some stuff today! Thanks everyone for...

Picked up some stuff today! Thanks everyone for their help!...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-13-2017
Replies: 40
Views: 2,377
Posted By jrose125
Thanks for the reply! My local shop doesn't...

Thanks for the reply!

My local shop doesn't sell the light tight bottles so I'm thinking that I'll just order 3 or 4 off of B&H. I'll be buying a Paterson two-reel tank, along with some chems. I...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-13-2017
Replies: 40
Views: 2,377
Posted By jrose125
I figured that much. Do you use plastic or glass?

I figured that much. Do you use plastic or glass?
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-13-2017
Replies: 40
Views: 2,377
Posted By jrose125
As a Bio major who has worked with some pretty...

As a Bio major who has worked with some pretty nasty stuff, I'd recommend some rubber gloves but it's not necessary (from what I can tell). You're likely going to be diluting these chemicals but just...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-13-2017
Replies: 40
Views: 2,377
Posted By jrose125
Thanks for the tip! My local camera store has...

Thanks for the tip! My local camera store has both Ilford and Kodak chemicals but the owner suggested that I start with the Ilfosol-3. Are there any major differences between the two that you know...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-13-2017
Replies: 40
Views: 2,377
Posted By jrose125
A Few Developing Questions from a Beginner

Hello guys/gals! I'm going to be picking up my first developing tank/chemicals this coming weekend and was wondering a few things.

1) Do I need a changing bag or will my dark basement suffice (no...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-13-2017
Replies: 11
Views: 917
Posted By jrose125
I can't thank you guys enough for the comments!...

I can't thank you guys enough for the comments! I'm glad I quit being a lurker and joined the forum! :-)
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-12-2017
Replies: 11
Views: 917
Posted By jrose125
Thanks to everyone for the advice. I think I'm...

Thanks to everyone for the advice. I think I'm going to go for the thermometer and I guess if I don't really need it (which I sure I will), I can always sell it.

Thanks again!
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-12-2017
Replies: 11
Views: 917
Posted By jrose125
Yeah I kind of figured as much. According to the...

Yeah I kind of figured as much.

According to the owner, this thermometer is used to calibrate developing machines. IT would be nice to have something reliable, but I'm not certain I need that level...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-12-2017
Replies: 11
Views: 917
Posted By jrose125
Kodak Type 3 Thermometer

Hello gang! Since I have absolutely no clue about this item (other than the fairly limited info I found online), I figured that I'd post here on the forum to try and gather some information.

Long...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 02-10-2017
Replies: 36
Views: 3,077
Posted By jrose125
Thank you, Sir! I can't wait to have it in my...

Thank you, Sir! I can't wait to have it in my hands. I'll post some pics of it when it gets here, that is, if I remember :D
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 02-10-2017
Replies: 36
Views: 3,077
Posted By jrose125
Hey guys/gals... I just bought the Yashica! I had...

Hey guys/gals... I just bought the Yashica! I had a hard time initially deciding but I figured moving up to medium format would be the best choice since I already have a very portable 35mm (Rollei...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 02-09-2017
Replies: 36
Views: 3,077
Posted By jrose125
Sold the Nikon yesterday and shipped it out...

Sold the Nikon yesterday and shipped it out today. Now, just need to decide whether I want to buy a Yashica Mat 124G in Excellent Condition for $210 or a mint condition Olympus XA (in box) for $175...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 02-04-2017
Replies: 36
Views: 3,077
Posted By jrose125
I totally agree. I found "the right one" (A 124G...

I totally agree. I found "the right one" (A 124G in spectacular condition). Now i'm just trying to sell my Nikon FE/50mm and another Nikon lens I don't need. Thanks for the advice.
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 02-03-2017
Replies: 36
Views: 3,077
Posted By jrose125
Hey guys! I decided to go with what Prest_400 was...

Hey guys! I decided to go with what Prest_400 was suggesting and just try to sell my FE outright. It's been up on a sale group for a good 16 hours and no hits yet. Crossing my fingers!
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 02-02-2017
Replies: 36
Views: 3,077
Posted By jrose125
I have a Leica, Rollei 35, a few mediocre point...

I have a Leica, Rollei 35, a few mediocre point and shoots, and a Yashica SLR... so I don't think I'll have to worry about not being able to shoot 35 ;p

Thanks for the advice!
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 02-02-2017
Replies: 36
Views: 3,077
Posted By jrose125
Thanks for the advice! I'm looking to trade away...

Thanks for the advice! I'm looking to trade away my FE mainly because more 35mm cameras than I want (at the moment) and possibly just looking for an excuse to pick up an FM down the road ;)

Maybe I...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 02-02-2017
Replies: 36
Views: 3,077
Posted By jrose125
Yeah I was really turned off by the top shutter...

Yeah I was really turned off by the top shutter speed of 1/300th. I emailed Mark Hama last night to see what a complete overhaul would cost and he replied this morning with a fixed price of $165 plus...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 02-01-2017
Replies: 36
Views: 3,077
Posted By jrose125
Trading for a TLR... Need help

Hello gang!

I've been wanting to get into Medium Format for a long time but never pulled the trigger. The other day I posted in a well known Film Photography group (Film Photography Gear) about...
Forum: Zeiss Contax 02-01-2017
Replies: 51
Views: 4,537
Posted By jrose125
My everyday carry is a Leica M3, Elmar 50mm...

My everyday carry is a Leica M3, Elmar 50mm f/2.8, usually loaded with Tri-x or HP5. Portra 400 if its colour.

After a good 6 months of owning this camera (my first Leica), I've sold off quite a...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 01-24-2017
Replies: 4
Views: 1,178
Posted By jrose125
Finally, someone replies to this thread haha! I...

Finally, someone replies to this thread haha! I was beginning to think that I was the only one around ;)

I found his number on Yelp and will give him a call later today. Thanks!
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 01-23-2017
Replies: 4
Views: 1,178
Posted By jrose125
Post CLA Recommendations

Hello, Friends! I have a Rollei 35 that is in need of a CLA. Any recommendations on where I should send it? I'm located in Atlantic Canada but will ship anywhere in the USA or Canada (preferable)....
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 01-22-2017
Replies: 2
Views: 1,446
Posted By jrose125
Rollei 35 CLA

Hey guys! This is my first post in on this forum so I apologize if this is the wrong place to do it.

I recently picked up a Rollei 35 in fairly spectacular condition and I'm looking to get it in...
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