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Forum: RFF Polls 02-05-2019
Replies: 66
Views: 3,226
Posted By intheviewfinder
As I've always thought we're mostly gentlemen of...

As I've always thought we're mostly gentlemen of a certain age.
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 01-15-2019
Replies: 95
Views: 3,916
Posted By intheviewfinder
“I’m not interested in making my images look like...

“I’m not interested in making my images look like analog silver gelatin. Right off the bat I didn't care for that. If I had wanted an analog look, I would've stayed with my film.”

At this particular...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 11-26-2018
Replies: 265
Views: 9,697
Posted By intheviewfinder
My simple photo was taken at the local...

My simple photo was taken at the local fairgrounds while watching the pig races. It's always fun wandering around county and state fairs with a camera. It's quite the photo-rich environment....
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 11-14-2018
Replies: 265
Views: 9,697
Posted By intheviewfinder
Well well.... I had a surprise in the mailbox...

Well well.... I had a surprise in the mailbox today as I received a fine B&W card with a pretty nifty shot taken in Chicago. Thanks Reggie!

Is that it? I've now received 28 cards.
Forum: Hardware / Computers / Drives / etc 11-01-2018
Replies: 38
Views: 2,126
Posted By intheviewfinder
My new computer is just a few months old (Intel...

My new computer is just a few months old (Intel 3.6ghz, 16gb ram, 1tb SSD OS, 2tb HD, 4tb HD, and a GPU /w 4gb

Thom Hogan thinks... memory first, dedicated GPU second, and CPU clock speed third. ...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 10-30-2018
Replies: 265
Views: 9,697
Posted By intheviewfinder
Your card arrived today... I thought we were done...

Your card arrived today... I thought we were done so it was definitely a surprise. Neat shot.
Forum: RFF Polls 10-26-2018
Replies: 124
Views: 31,120
Posted By intheviewfinder
I have a nice carbon fiber tripod though use it...

I have a nice carbon fiber tripod though use it rarely.

But when I was much younger I took a week long seminar with a well-know photographer. He used a tripod to correct a bad habit I had...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-22-2018
Replies: 690
Views: 58,644
Posted By intheviewfinder
What a wonderful thread... ssssooooo many...

What a wonderful thread... ssssooooo many beautiful photos. Probably the highest quality thread on RFF.
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-20-2018
Replies: 29
Views: 1,178
Posted By intheviewfinder
Oh don't get me started :bang:

Oh don't get me started :bang:
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-20-2018
Replies: 29
Views: 1,178
Posted By intheviewfinder
Yeah I goofed and didn't see the [email protected]$#%# ...

Yeah I goofed and didn't see the [email protected]$#%#
The last item should be 100% AF!

Luckily a moderator stepped in an made the correction.
Thanks Doug!
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-19-2018
Replies: 29
Views: 1,178
Posted By intheviewfinder
Manual Focus or Auto Focus?

I had Amblyopia (lazy eye) as a youngster. It was corrected and up until my teenage years when Myopia set in. As a film photographer I could purchase an eyepiece diopter correction lens. From...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-19-2018
Replies: 1
Views: 243
Posted By intheviewfinder
weird

Delete this
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 10-03-2018
Replies: 265
Views: 9,697
Posted By intheviewfinder
Got another bringing the total to 24 (+1 extra ;)...

Got another bringing the total to 24 (+1 extra ;) )

Here's the batch on my home office wall .
http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/42605/med_U42605I1538571373.SEQ.0.jpg
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 09-21-2018
Replies: 265
Views: 9,697
Posted By intheviewfinder
Sorry for the absence my OS HD died (9/3 - photo...

Sorry for the absence my OS HD died (9/3 - photo files are fine) and I was scheduled to be in Philadelphia from the 9th until the 15th. I had to figure out what I wanted, order just before I left for...
Forum: Nikon Mirrorless 08-25-2018
Replies: 273
Views: 13,434
Posted By intheviewfinder
First we had boxes, then rangefinders, next SLRs,...

First we had boxes, then rangefinders, next SLRs, after that DSLRs, and now mirrorless. Me thinks I see the the end times of the (D)SLR.
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 08-25-2018
Replies: 265
Views: 9,697
Posted By intheviewfinder
Got three cards yesterday - zane0777, Rolfe, and...

Got three cards yesterday - zane0777, Rolfe, and ninjin.
And recieved two today - Raid and Jamie Pillers.
So far I've got nine on my wall. :D
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-24-2018
Replies: 363
Views: 25,219
Posted By intheviewfinder
1) Canon A1 The rest are all secondary. There...

1) Canon A1

The rest are all secondary. There were the pre-A1 cameras, Leica, Yashica Mamiya and Minolta. A Hassey I used around the same time-frame. Then the smattering of digital Nikons and Fujis...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 08-22-2018
Replies: 265
Views: 9,697
Posted By intheviewfinder
I have a wall painted with magnetic paint. When I...

I have a wall painted with magnetic paint. When I receive a postcard I put them on the wall with rare earth magnets. They'll stay there for a few months. Eventually I put them in a 4x6 acid free...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 08-22-2018
Replies: 92
Views: 4,314
Posted By intheviewfinder
Interesting thoughts but most folks are just...

Interesting thoughts but most folks are just talking about using a camera on a strap without consideration of a bag - small shoulder bag, messenger bag or, heck, a backpack. Love to hear some...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 08-21-2018
Replies: 265
Views: 9,697
Posted By intheviewfinder
Unexpectedly received my Moo postcards today so...

Unexpectedly received my Moo postcards today so I'll assemble everything and mail them in the morning
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 08-20-2018
Replies: 265
Views: 9,697
Posted By intheviewfinder
Received dfranklin's card today. Really like this...

Received dfranklin's card today. Really like this one (thinking it's probably the Red Line). Thanks for this afternoon's smile.

On another topic my Moo postcards should arrive Thursday. I'm planning...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 08-18-2018
Replies: 265
Views: 9,697
Posted By intheviewfinder
Got another in the mail today from pyeh with a...

Got another in the mail today from pyeh with a very appropriate subject. Thanks Peter!
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 08-16-2018
Replies: 265
Views: 9,697
Posted By intheviewfinder
I too received Red Rock Bill's fine photo in...

I too received Red Rock Bill's fine photo in today's mail. :D
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 08-16-2018
Replies: 265
Views: 9,697
Posted By intheviewfinder
Mainly I'm thinking I could use it as a way of...

Mainly I'm thinking I could use it as a way of sending postcards to friends and family when I'm on a road trip. Rather than sending the usual postcard I can send my own photo.
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 08-15-2018
Replies: 265
Views: 9,697
Posted By intheviewfinder
I'm going to try this out. I've got a couple of...

I'm going to try this out. I've got a couple of trips coming up so I'll send some postcards home. Lets see what I get. Thx for the tip.
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 08-14-2018
Replies: 265
Views: 9,697
Posted By intheviewfinder
Finally I decided to use something from a couple...

Finally I decided to use something from a couple of days ago. I think I'm just a bit too anal about which photo. In any case I just placed my Moo order. Onto making labels...
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 07-27-2018
Replies: 37
Views: 1,775
Posted By intheviewfinder
The U.S.A. precedent happened in New York State....

The U.S.A. precedent happened in New York State. Philip-Lorca diCorcia was sued for taking a photo of someone that was published in his book Heads. Here's a link to a Wikipedia citation...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-27-2018
Replies: 70
Views: 2,996
Posted By intheviewfinder
Great thread... I have seen many of the...

Great thread... I have seen many of the aforementioned films and directors. Having noticed this connection between the two visual mediums, I spent a few dollars to attend one of director Bruce...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 07-09-2018
Replies: 265
Views: 9,697
Posted By intheviewfinder
I'm in. Email sent. Been pretty busy so it will...

I'm in. Email sent.

Been pretty busy so it will be fun to return to this. I participated in an earlier swap. I think it was no. 2. Still have that fine collection. My wife got me some 12x12 inch...
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 07-07-2018
Replies: 22
Views: 2,123
Posted By intheviewfinder
May I suggest something a bit different. I've...

May I suggest something a bit different. I've shot both the X-Pro and the X100 camera. Though the X-Pro is a bit larger the experiences similar. It seem to me you're just swapping out the 35mm POV...
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-15-2018
Replies: 54
Views: 2,364
Posted By intheviewfinder
Two I can think of John Szarkowski (you must have...

Two I can think of John Szarkowski (you must have "Looking at Photographs"). And Teju Cole - I find some of his writing quite dense but he definitely has an eye.
Forum: Fuji Digital General Discussion 02-04-2018
Replies: 13
Views: 1,357
Posted By intheviewfinder
I have shot with all of the OPs camera selection...

I have shot with all of the OPs camera selection and eventually settled on the X-T1 and X-E2 duet. I have also shot with the OM for 6 weeks or so after I trashed my cameras at White Sands (a whole...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-07-2018
Replies: 85
Views: 10,392
Posted By intheviewfinder
http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery...

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/42605/med_U42605I1515333603.SEQ.2.jpg
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston MA
Nicholas Nixon photos: The Brown Sisters, New Canaan,...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-31-2017
Replies: 37
Views: 1,340
Posted By intheviewfinder
Since this forum really has a heavy film bias...

Since this forum really has a heavy film bias (I'm not trying to start an argument here) I'll just throw this out there...

I had lazy eye as a child growing up in the 1950's. The doctors managed to...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 12-05-2017
Replies: 28
Views: 1,198
Posted By intheviewfinder
There are a lot of cool shots in this week's...

There are a lot of cool shots in this week's thread.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-27-2017
Replies: 81
Views: 3,513
Posted By intheviewfinder
Would love to see an interior shot of Chicago's...

Would love to see an interior shot of Chicago's Central Camera.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-26-2017
Replies: 81
Views: 3,513
Posted By intheviewfinder
HA! Nope.

HA!
Nope.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-26-2017
Replies: 81
Views: 3,513
Posted By intheviewfinder
Brick & Mortar Photo Shops

There's no thread documenting photo stores, shops , etc?
Let's see some. Keep the hope alive <grin>
Inside, outside - don't care.

Let me...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-18-2017
Replies: 128
Views: 10,058
Posted By intheviewfinder
http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery...

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/42605/med_U42605I1511059135.SEQ.0.jpg
March 2017, New Zealand, South Island, outside Picton somewhere beyond Curious Cove
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-18-2017
Replies: 21
Views: 1,602
Posted By intheviewfinder
Loved the the essay and photos.

Loved the the essay and photos.
Forum: Fuji Digital General Discussion 09-07-2017
Replies: 34
Views: 2,831
Posted By intheviewfinder
I think of the X-E(x) series as an essential ...

I think of the X-E(x) series as an essential documentary tool. A bag with the three f/2 lenses (23,35 & 50 mm) and body or two. The small kit doesn't weight much and is easy to squeeze through those...
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 09-05-2017
Replies: 90
Views: 6,099
Posted By intheviewfinder
Why does one post photos? Why have a blog? Why...

Why does one post photos? Why have a blog? Why does anyone do it? Because we humans have a need to communicate.

Photography inherently is an act of communication. And I'm sure that's what folks mean...
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-20-2017
Replies: 0
Views: 539
Posted By intheviewfinder
Forum: Xpan & Other Panoramics 08-03-2017
Replies: 1,945
Views: 386,861
Posted By intheviewfinder
Sorry didn't mean to post a photo not matching...

Sorry didn't mean to post a photo not matching OP's criteria.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-03-2017
Replies: 407
Views: 72,336
Posted By intheviewfinder
I'm not much of a Surrealist Photograper but I...

I'm not much of a Surrealist Photograper but I think this qualifies...
http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/42605/U42605I1501809167.SEQ.1.jpg
This older photo of mine was taken in 2008...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-29-2017
Replies: 95
Views: 5,782
Posted By intheviewfinder
http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery...

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/42605/med_U42605I1501376219.SEQ.0.jpg
McSorley's, NYC
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 07-05-2017
Replies: 7
Views: 952
Posted By intheviewfinder
10 yo Leica article

I mainly shoot with Fuji gear nowadays, occasionally pull out the pinhole or dust off the MP. This
article from the New Yorker magazine (http://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2007/09/24/candid-camera)...
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 07-05-2017
Replies: 22
Views: 7,853
Posted By intheviewfinder
I have this lens for the occasional "long" shot....

I have this lens for the occasional "long" shot. I don't use these focal lengths much. Usually i'm shooting <85mm. With my copy of the lens, I do find that out at the long end up, against the stop,...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-25-2017
Replies: 54
Views: 2,185
Posted By intheviewfinder
Good point! I need to make more 6x9's

Good point!
I need to make more 6x9's
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 04-23-2017
Replies: 14
Views: 1,896
Posted By intheviewfinder
Thanks for that link... "the danger with more...

Thanks for that link... "the danger with more skills is you have to be very careful that your skill doesn’t out-reach what you are really feeling."
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-01-2017
Replies: 51
Views: 2,539
Posted By intheviewfinder
The OP's post describes my situation exactly. I...

The OP's post describes my situation exactly. I left Nikon a little over a year ago and moved to Fuji because they have a wonderful set of dedicated primes.
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-23-2017
Replies: 92
Views: 7,833
Posted By intheviewfinder
The phone market has a good long run left before...

The phone market has a good long run left before maturity sets in and the the ICL market is shrinking because of it. Competition for that smaller market will be intense. There will be blood.

CMOS...
Forum: Off Topic 02-08-2017
Replies: 24
Views: 1,558
Posted By intheviewfinder
Click bait.

Click bait.
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 02-07-2017
Replies: 88
Views: 6,219
Posted By intheviewfinder
My comment was not aimed at content so much as...

My comment was not aimed at content so much as the number of photos per poster. The OP asked for "an image" that represents what you think "street" is.
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 02-07-2017
Replies: 88
Views: 6,219
Posted By intheviewfinder
It is a bit disappointing that folks seem to have...

It is a bit disappointing that folks seem to have a hard time sticking to the OPs original suggestion...

Editing seems to be one of the hardest disciplines to apply especially to one's own work.
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 02-06-2017
Replies: 88
Views: 6,219
Posted By intheviewfinder
First off let me say that there are some pretty...

First off let me say that there are some pretty impressive photos post here.

I'll just add this modest...
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 11-30-2016
Replies: 209
Views: 38,251
Posted By intheviewfinder
A beauty Sug.

A beauty Sug.
Forum: RFF Polls 10-15-2016
Replies: 140
Views: 12,639
Posted By intheviewfinder
Argus Super Seventy Five My mother made me the...

Argus Super Seventy Five
My mother made me the offical family photographer. My father was a failure and I had no clue. Go figure.

Petri Ft
Bought just outside the Air Force Base gates.

Mamiya...
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 10-08-2016
Replies: 7
Views: 3,561
Posted By intheviewfinder
I have had this since Tuesday so I'm still in the...

I have had this since Tuesday so I'm still in the first blush of this new lens but here's just a few thoughts about this lens.

Handling on both my X-E2 and X-T1 are very well balanced and...
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 10-08-2016
Replies: 7
Views: 3,561
Posted By intheviewfinder
I got mine via B&H (NYC) but I'm seeing it...

I got mine via B&H (NYC) but I'm seeing it offered by a lot of other camera outlets.

It's a keeper.
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 10-07-2016
Replies: 7
Views: 3,561
Posted By intheviewfinder
Some bw Fuji 23mm f2 lens street photography

All shots taken with an X-E2 with the new 23mm f2 lens.

http://images.x100forum.com/images/newstreet0.jpg
1/30 sec @ f2.0, ISO 200

http://images.x100forum.com/images/newstrvkv.jpg
1/150 sec @ f8.0,...
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 10-07-2016
Replies: 209
Views: 38,251
Posted By intheviewfinder
http://images.x100forum.com/images/untitled06.jpg ...

http://images.x100forum.com/images/untitled06.jpg
The Church of the New Jerusalem (aka Swedenborg Chapel)
Cambridge, Massachusetts, near Harvard University
X-E2, 23mm f2, @ 170sec, f8, 400ISO

This...
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 10-05-2016
Replies: 64
Views: 7,397
Posted By intheviewfinder
The 50mm f2 was buried in the Photokina...

The 50mm f2 was buried in the Photokina reportage. I'm not very fond of the 75mm focal length it's just a bit too short for me. The 90mm I find more pleasing to work with.

My hope is to see Fuji...
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 10-05-2016
Replies: 21
Views: 4,819
Posted By intheviewfinder
I'm near the close focus limit of the...

I'm near the close focus limit of the lens...

http://images.x100forum.com/images/mushroom.jpg
X-E2, 23mm f2 @ 1/150sec, f8, 200ISO
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 10-03-2016
Replies: 21
Views: 4,819
Posted By intheviewfinder
I'll post a couple of test shots tomorrow. B&H...

I'll post a couple of test shots tomorrow. B&H shipped mine today so it should arrive tomorrow (they're in NYC, I'm in eastern MA).
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 10-01-2016
Replies: 54
Views: 7,148
Posted By intheviewfinder
I'm waiting on B&H

I seldom shoot wide open mostly between f4 and f8. I guess I'm not that picky. If a lens basically works I'm satisfied. I don't find the problems folks speak of with the 18mm. Like a number of folks...
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 05-06-2016
Replies: 25
Views: 2,344
Posted By intheviewfinder
Wonderful OP and followups folks. I used the...

Wonderful OP and followups folks.

I used the 27mm on a X-E2 during a trip to Panama (City). This combo forced my large Nikon gear to remain in the bag for the duration. Got some wonderful photos of...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-26-2016
Replies: 2
Views: 894
Posted By intheviewfinder
You sound like the cynics in Boston who...

You sound like the cynics in Boston who complained about the Big Dig cost and inconvenience. Now they are just loving the beautiful 40 acre park though the city, the re-connection of the North End,...
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 02-26-2016
Replies: 28
Views: 3,296
Posted By intheviewfinder
Nothing is perfect!

Forty years ago when I was visiting Japan. I was in a small shop in Kyoto where the owner made and sold clover spring scissors. They were all perfect so it did not take me long to decide on the...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-26-2016
Replies: 2
Views: 894
Posted By intheviewfinder
World Trade Center Transportation Hub

Well what I believe to be the best piece of architecture at the World Trade Center reconstruction is about to open. I've been saying all along that this would be the heart of the WTC. Just look at...
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 02-21-2016
Replies: 107
Views: 22,253
Posted By intheviewfinder
I have two bags. One has two zooms in it; the...

I have two bags. One has two zooms in it; the 18-55mm and the 55-200mm. The other has the 14mm, 23mm and 35mm (f/2). Depending on how I'm feeling the single body I own goes in one bag or the other....
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-12-2016
Replies: 0
Views: 368
Posted By intheviewfinder
Cyanotypes exhibit

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1610/24866740112_419ed26a05_o.jpg

When the New York Times publishes an article...
Forum: Fuji X Series 02-11-2016
Replies: 19
Views: 4,459
Posted By intheviewfinder
http://images.x100forum.com/images/fujikirwr.jpg ...

http://images.x100forum.com/images/fujikirwr.jpg

That's an X-E2 on the right with the 27mm pancake.
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-06-2016
Replies: 1
Views: 529
Posted By intheviewfinder
Wow The Worcester Art Museum makes the NYT. It's...

Wow The Worcester Art Museum makes the NYT. It's only 20 miles away I'll have to check it out.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-05-2016
Replies: 167
Views: 29,146
Posted By intheviewfinder
Regrettably the older I get the harder it is to...

Regrettably the older I get the harder it is to develop film. I use to to print contact sheets. Then I went to scanning negatives. Now I can't even be bothered. It's more like a novelty. You cannot...
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 01-05-2016
Replies: 153
Views: 31,775
Posted By intheviewfinder
I kind of like them. I have a friend with a OMD....

I kind of like them. I have a friend with a OMD. I tried it a bit but because I tend to like wide angles I just find the sensor a wee bit too small. I can get some nice wide angle lenses with the...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-10-2014
Replies: 4
Views: 809
Posted By intheviewfinder
Which camera?

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3935/15306132370_afc6796374_c.jpg
From someone (mingthein) I follow on Flickr
Forum: Film vs Digital 10-09-2014
Replies: 65
Views: 11,590
Posted By intheviewfinder
During the Spring of 2000, I had the opportunity...

During the Spring of 2000, I had the opportunity to travel to London. I had landed an unbelievable deal for flight and hotel room that was hard to pass up. So I decided to purchased my first digital...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 06-01-2014
Replies: 103
Views: 7,498
Posted By intheviewfinder
http://intheviewfinder.net/stuff/RFF/bicycle-743.j...

http://intheviewfinder.net/stuff/RFF/bicycle-743.jpg
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-13-2014
Replies: 16
Views: 2,023
Posted By intheviewfinder
I too found it a bit annoying - when this happens...

I too found it a bit annoying - when this happens I figure there must be some truth in there. I think he's hit the nail with the statement about the social nature of the current climate of street...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-13-2014
Replies: 16
Views: 2,023
Posted By intheviewfinder
A perspective on contemporary street photography

In The New Inquiry there's an article, Permission Slips (http://thenewinquiry.com/essays/permission-slips/), that looks at the Vivian Maier movie and has some very interesting questions, criticism,...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-27-2014
Replies: 463
Views: 36,916
Posted By intheviewfinder
Lots to like in this thread. Here's my three...

Lots to like in this thread. Here's my three favorites...


Just love the contrast and textures in this one.



The clutter makes just draws me in and I want to stay awhile.
Forum: Digital Compacts 04-11-2014
Replies: 4
Views: 1,226
Posted By intheviewfinder
Thanks for this one. I've been reviewing a lot of...

Thanks for this one. I've been reviewing a lot of postings lately. My DP2M just arrived today. I'll get to take it for a short outdoor trip tomorrow afternoon.. We'll see how much I absorbed.
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 08-12-2012
Replies: 854
Views: 89,254
Posted By intheviewfinder
I also want to say that I am glad to have...

I also want to say that I am glad to have participated in this round. I have received many a fine photo from folks here at RFF. Many of them from your 'neighborhood' some from places you've visited,...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 08-12-2012
Replies: 854
Views: 89,254
Posted By intheviewfinder
Here's...

Here's mine...

http://intheviewfinder.net/stuff/RFF/Carnival2012-023.jpg

As I noted on the card this is from a long term personal project 'Carnies & Carnivals.' Taken in early June on the beach in...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 08-03-2012
Replies: 854
Views: 89,254
Posted By intheviewfinder
I could tell this one was on the way from Dan's...

I could tell this one was on the way from Dan's (seakayaker) posting the other day and indeed Oscar's (stratcat ~ Mexico City, Mexico) colorful postcard arrived today. That brings my count to 54.
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 07-31-2012
Replies: 854
Views: 89,254
Posted By intheviewfinder
Valentino (dct), Dan (seakayaker) & I have...

Valentino (dct), Dan (seakayaker) & I have similar counts. The remaining names that I have for cards yet to be delivered are:

Martin (Vobluda) ~ Deicka, Czech Republic
Jason (beyond) ~ Kuala Lumpur,...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 07-30-2012
Replies: 854
Views: 89,254
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Got one more, a nice B&W from Mike...

Got one more, a nice B&W from Mike (sojournerphoto) ~ North Yorkshire, UK. My count is now 53.
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 07-28-2012
Replies: 854
Views: 89,254
Posted By intheviewfinder
After a 1 week dry spell I just got a very green...

After a 1 week dry spell I just got a very green card from Gareth (??) ~ Toronto, ON, Canada. My count is also 52.
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 07-27-2012
Replies: 25
Views: 3,404
Posted By intheviewfinder
I've taken 2k+ photos with the XP1 camera using...

I've taken 2k+ photos with the XP1 camera using just one lens (Fujinon 35mm). My conclusion is the AF is not very good. It is just plan sluggish. One needs to work slowly and carefully using any...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 07-18-2012
Replies: 854
Views: 89,254
Posted By intheviewfinder
I've been busy with my head down in the studio....

I've been busy with my head down in the studio. My wife passed 6 more cards onto me this morning out of the mail stack.

Qendrim (qhoti) ~ Toronto, Canada
Aad (jippiejee) ~ Rotterdam, Netherlands
Joe...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 07-09-2012
Replies: 854
Views: 89,254
Posted By intheviewfinder
Postcards from Robert (rhl-oregon) and Rob...

Postcards from Robert (rhl-oregon) and Rob (rbiemer) arrived in today's mail making the total from this round 45.

I also received an extra of a card from the previous round from Valentino (dct) -...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 07-05-2012
Replies: 854
Views: 89,254
Posted By intheviewfinder
Got one colorful postcard from Stephan...

Got one colorful postcard from Stephan (krötenblender) ~ Bremen, Germany.
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 07-04-2012
Replies: 854
Views: 89,254
Posted By intheviewfinder
I've been up country for the past few days so...

I've been up country for the past few days so I've been MIA. It was nice to pull 11 postcards out of the mailbox when we arrived this afternoon.

Phillip (RXMD) ~ Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
Greg...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 06-28-2012
Replies: 854
Views: 89,254
Posted By intheviewfinder
Today I received cards from John (jhutchuns),...

Today I received cards from John (jhutchuns), Robert (robert blu) and Chris (brainwood) which means I've crossed the halfway point and brings my total to 30 postcards.
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 06-28-2012
Replies: 75
Views: 12,113
Posted By intheviewfinder
Listen to what the Fuji reps are saying at the...

Listen to what the Fuji reps are saying at the shows and what managment has been saying in interviews you can get the jist of their direction. Plus as I said [careful editing of] the rumor mill....
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 06-28-2012
Replies: 75
Views: 12,113
Posted By intheviewfinder
Loving this map...

I'm liking that they are not looking to 'mainstream' this camera. The XP1 appears to be aimed at folks who want high quality, small prime lenses. Out of the 10 lenses on the road map 7 are primes....
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 06-27-2012
Replies: 854
Views: 89,254
Posted By intheviewfinder
Palo's (palec) wonderful B&W photo arrived today....

Palo's (palec) wonderful B&W photo arrived today.

The initial rush of cards has subsided and now they're coming slowly. So far I have received 27 cards - nearly half way there.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-25-2012
Replies: 16
Views: 3,847
Posted By intheviewfinder
The last time this happened the biggies were left...

The last time this happened the biggies were left holding the bag. I don't know what Ritz did to get back in to their good graces but I cannot help but think the larger camera manufacturers will no...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 06-25-2012
Replies: 854
Views: 89,254
Posted By intheviewfinder
Recieved 2 more cards today both brought smiles -...

Recieved 2 more cards today both brought smiles - one from Randy (randolph45) and one from Marc (marcr1230).

All of my cards have some sort of minor abrasion, curled corner, minor dent etc. None...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 06-22-2012
Replies: 854
Views: 89,254
Posted By intheviewfinder
Here's a quickie shot of how I'm currently...

Here's a quickie shot of how I'm currently displaying the postcards (with reflected light and all). I have a painted an area of my office...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 06-22-2012
Replies: 854
Views: 89,254
Posted By intheviewfinder
Raid's photojournalism card arrived in today's....

Raid's photojournalism card arrived in today's. Excellent.
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 06-21-2012
Replies: 854
Views: 89,254
Posted By intheviewfinder
Yesterday was a sad day because no cards arrived....

Yesterday was a sad day because no cards arrived. But today was better in that Jamie's left coast photo arrived in the mailbox.

Palo I love you're drying rack. I'm also very appreciative of the work...
Forum: Fuji X Series 06-20-2012
Replies: 724
Views: 204,752
Posted By intheviewfinder
Great shots Patti.

Great shots Patti.
Forum: Fuji X Series 06-20-2012
Replies: 724
Views: 204,752
Posted By intheviewfinder
Everything is processed through Lightroom. To get...

Everything is processed through Lightroom. To get the best possible image I need to nail the exposure. I have a bunch of presets I've developed that make it a bit quicker but each shot needs some...
Forum: RFF Polls 06-20-2012
Replies: 95
Views: 12,496
Posted By intheviewfinder
The old M3 has been gone for 5 years. The MP sits...

The old M3 has been gone for 5 years. The MP sits on a trophy shelf. In the studio it's mostly D300's and lots of lights. At this point the XP1 is the companion camera.
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 06-19-2012
Replies: 854
Views: 89,254
Posted By intheviewfinder
I too have found they peel off quite easily so I...

I too have found they peel off quite easily so I can see the full image underneath.
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 06-19-2012
Replies: 854
Views: 89,254
Posted By intheviewfinder
Two more arrived today OC (victoriapio) Texas and...

Two more arrived today OC (victoriapio) Texas and Ming (merciless49) San Diego. Ming definitely has a unique perspective.

All my cards are out being delivered so I just need to sit back and wait for...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 06-18-2012
Replies: 854
Views: 89,254
Posted By intheviewfinder
LynnB's (Australia) and zauhar's (Philadelphia)...

LynnB's (Australia) and zauhar's (Philadelphia) postcards arrived in today's mail - 28 so far and LynnB's is probably the heaviest.
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 06-18-2012
Replies: 854
Views: 89,254
Posted By intheviewfinder
One of the interesting and fun side affects...

Just came back from the post office where I sent out the last batch of cards so now it's just waiting on the mail to arrive.

Here in the US with all of the new social connections via the Net...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-16-2012
Replies: 2
Views: 1,158
Posted By intheviewfinder
I wonder how I missed this response? umpf? In...

I wonder how I missed this response? umpf? In any case, it was recommended and when I tried a regular magnet it did not work as well.
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 06-16-2012
Replies: 854
Views: 89,254
Posted By intheviewfinder
Three more in this morning's post - Frank's...

Three more in this morning's post - Frank's motel, Helen's beach, & Jason's tree. So far I've gotten eighteen. I've mailed 35 or so. The rest will go out on Monday.
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 06-15-2012
Replies: 854
Views: 89,254
Posted By intheviewfinder
Three more Don Parsons, Jeremy Johns, & dboxer....

Three more Don Parsons, Jeremy Johns, & dboxer.

--Rich
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 06-14-2012
Replies: 854
Views: 89,254
Posted By intheviewfinder
Hence my effort to watch my costs. I guess that's...

Hence my effort to watch my costs. I guess that's from having a photography business. ;)

Got four more cards in today's mail from KenR, kdemas, Papercut, and jw52tx - all are B&W.

Plus the first...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 06-13-2012
Replies: 854
Views: 89,254
Posted By intheviewfinder
I have two different manufacturers cards. I...

I have two different manufacturers cards. I definitely prefer the weight of 2buds (www.THE2BUDS.com (http://www.THE2BUDS.com)) over the Photopostos cards. Since the international postcards have to go...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 06-13-2012
Replies: 854
Views: 89,254
Posted By intheviewfinder
$17us for the backing $12us for the prints $36us...

$17us for the backing
$12us for the prints
$36us for stamps
----------------------
$65usd total

It's about $35us cheaper. But there is my labor of mounting the prints to the backing and adding the...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 06-13-2012
Replies: 854
Views: 89,254
Posted By intheviewfinder
Excellante Raid! Well getting prints from the...

Excellante Raid!

Well getting prints from the local CVS wasn't the best and using adhesive postcard backers means a bit more than I bargained for but I will persevere. The first lot will go out in...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 06-13-2012
Replies: 854
Views: 89,254
Posted By intheviewfinder
I'm home and assembling my postcards. Thus far...

I'm home and assembling my postcards. Thus far I've got seven - Ted's Spokane river, Keith's "No Woman, No Cry," Michael's Times Sq shot, Jim's Prickly Pear, Harry's Ginny, John's trees, and Dan's...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 06-12-2012
Replies: 854
Views: 89,254
Posted By intheviewfinder
I'm home and there are 7 postcards here so far....

I'm home and there are 7 postcards here so far. My favorite thus far is Dan's (seakayaker) B&W, but of course it was taken locally while he's from Washington.

I'll start mailing tomorrow.
--Rich
Forum: Fuji X Series 06-11-2012
Replies: 32
Views: 6,406
Posted By intheviewfinder
I really don't have much experience with the...

I really don't have much experience with the Contax G. I took a roll with a friend's camera quite awhile ago and I can remember some trick about locking the focus because of the screw drive focus...
Forum: Fuji X Series 06-11-2012
Replies: 32
Views: 6,406
Posted By intheviewfinder
In a word no. The F4 while it uses an early...

In a word no. The F4 while it uses an early version of phase detection is still faster than the XP1. The Fuji uses contrast detection and if you're aiming at a low contrast area to focus it has...
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 06-11-2012
Replies: 4
Views: 1,544
Posted By intheviewfinder
Sounds like you have Power Saver turned 'on' so...

Sounds like you have Power Saver turned 'on' so the Histogram info gets turned off but the box remains.

--Rich
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 06-11-2012
Replies: 5
Views: 1,705
Posted By intheviewfinder
Phaidon's got a 50% off sale going on

God help me please... :eek:

http://www.phaidon.com/store/photography/

--Rich
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 06-10-2012
Replies: 854
Views: 89,254
Posted By intheviewfinder
I'm 'on the job' in NYC and will be home Tuesday....

I'm 'on the job' in NYC and will be home Tuesday. I'll start mailing out cards on Wednesday so Kevin I can assure you your email will make it onto my list.

I expect more cards are in the mailbox at...
Forum: Fuji X Series 06-08-2012
Replies: 724
Views: 204,752
Posted By intheviewfinder
This is a particularly exceptional B&W -...

This is a particularly exceptional B&W - wonderful work.

--Rich
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-08-2012
Replies: 262
Views: 30,700
Posted By intheviewfinder
I'm using the Fuji X-Pro 1 with the very fine...

I'm using the Fuji X-Pro 1 with the very fine 35mm f/1.4
Forum: Fuji X Series 06-07-2012
Replies: 724
Views: 204,752
Posted By intheviewfinder
http://24.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_m59uabb9xP1r3llw...

http://24.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_m59uabb9xP1r3llwlo1_1280.jpg (http://richbeaubien.tumblr.com/post/24642573614/fun-house)
fun house (http://richbeaubien.tumblr.com/post/24642573614/fun-house)...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 06-06-2012
Replies: 854
Views: 89,254
Posted By intheviewfinder
I thought I'd get mine out yesterday but alas......

I thought I'd get mine out yesterday but alas... I'm out in the Big City (NYC) until Tuesday so I'll get to this Wednesday or Thursday. Who knows maybe I'll get a good shot over the next few...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 06-04-2012
Replies: 854
Views: 89,254
Posted By intheviewfinder
Just got my first card in the mail. Man I feel...

Just got my first card in the mail. Man I feel like a lazy SOB. Here I am agonizing over which shot.

--Rich
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 06-03-2012
Replies: 854
Views: 89,254
Posted By intheviewfinder
Me too! One more is A-Okay --Rich

Me too! One more is A-Okay

--Rich
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 06-01-2012
Replies: 854
Views: 89,254
Posted By intheviewfinder
Rob I got the list. And yes I'm a guilty USA...

Rob I got the list. And yes I'm a guilty USA address (Americans can be so geocentric). Having already done some prep work, mine will go out during the week.

Thanks again for setting this up
--Rich
Forum: Fuji X Series 05-30-2012
Replies: 52
Views: 14,126
Posted By intheviewfinder
I hope that Silkypix comment was a joke because...

I hope that Silkypix comment was a joke because it isn't even close.

I just finished importing 1,000+ RAW files and have been going through a compare of the JPG's to the RAW files they look very...
Forum: Fuji X Series 05-30-2012
Replies: 52
Views: 14,126
Posted By intheviewfinder
Thanks for this posting. With the line of...

Thanks for this posting. With the line of thunderstorms last night I lost my T1 for awhile. How long? Don't know. I went to bed. Let's see how this does in comparison to the camera's...
Forum: Cameras in the Movies / TV / Media 05-29-2012
Replies: 54
Views: 14,529
Posted By intheviewfinder
The Nikon F was virtually indestructible (I did...

The Nikon F was virtually indestructible (I did fry three of them on White Sands Proving Ground but that's a whole other story). It was New York camera repairman Marty Forcher...
Forum: Fuji X Series 05-29-2012
Replies: 18
Views: 4,885
Posted By intheviewfinder
The focus will for the most part stay where you...

The focus will for the most part stay where you put it as long as the switch has 'M' (manual focus) selected. Pressing of the shutter button will not change the focus. I said 'for the most part'...
Forum: Cameras in the Movies / TV / Media 05-28-2012
Replies: 54
Views: 14,529
Posted By intheviewfinder
Nokton48...

Nokton48 (http://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/member.php?u=9040)'s link to the film clip surely shows nothing but the infamous 'hockey pucks'. And yes the F2 was introduced in 1971. I seem to...
Forum: Cameras in the Movies / TV / Media 05-28-2012
Replies: 54
Views: 14,529
Posted By intheviewfinder
Actually you can get a copy of Dennis Hopper:...

Actually you can get a copy of Dennis Hopper: Photographs 1961-1967 for under $50 if you look around a bit.

--Rich
Forum: Cameras in the Movies / TV / Media 05-28-2012
Replies: 54
Views: 14,529
Posted By intheviewfinder
Nikon 'hockey pucks' - most of them were Nikon...

Nikon 'hockey pucks' - most of them were Nikon F's. If I remember correctly I thought I spotted an F2 with a Photomatic Finder and another with a waist level viewfinder.

--Rich
Forum: Fuji X Series 05-28-2012
Replies: 18
Views: 4,885
Posted By intheviewfinder
Yes I completely agree about the DOF accuracy. As...

Yes I completely agree about the DOF accuracy. As I mentioned my best guess would be that they are using a tighter COC (circle of confusion) calculation then most DOF calculators use.

--Rich
Forum: Fuji X Series 05-28-2012
Replies: 18
Views: 4,885
Posted By intheviewfinder
This is what I do using one of the new matched...

This is what I do using one of the new matched Fujinon lenses (I'm not familiar using an adapter and 'other' lens).

When out and about I just put the Focus Mode selector on the front of the camera...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-27-2012
Replies: 3
Views: 639
Posted By intheviewfinder
Boston

http://intheviewfinder.net/stuff/RFF/SailBoston2009-80.jpg

--Rich
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 05-22-2012
Replies: 854
Views: 89,254
Posted By intheviewfinder
I'm in with #1 (send all of us the complete list...

I'm in with #1 (send all of us the complete list and we all send our card to every one on the list).

--Rich
Forum: Hardware / Computers / Drives / etc 05-21-2012
Replies: 23
Views: 3,493
Posted By intheviewfinder
It's very accurate (the math involved is pretty...

It's very accurate (the math involved is pretty cool) and detects digit movement. There's a neat paint program that allows for some very intuitive brush strokes that emulate pressure very nicely. The...
Forum: Hardware / Computers / Drives / etc 05-21-2012
Replies: 23
Views: 3,493
Posted By intheviewfinder
Very soon the mouse, and probably the tablet,...

Very soon the mouse, and probably the tablet, will be obsolete. You can try this (http://live.leapmotion.com/blog/) for $70USD.

--Rich
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 05-21-2012
Replies: 19
Views: 4,698
Posted By intheviewfinder
My story is a bit different. Yes I miss the...

My story is a bit different. Yes I miss the X100. I was one of the early adopters of that camera. I just loved the smallness and the images I could create with it. Sadly I got overwhelmed with all...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-19-2012
Replies: 2
Views: 771
Posted By intheviewfinder
1961 Sear Camera Catalog

Here's a link to a old 1961 Sears Camera Catalog (http://www.retronaut.co/2012/05/seers-camera-catalogue-1961/) much fun.

--Rich
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-19-2012
Replies: 11
Views: 1,277
Posted By intheviewfinder
I've seen this and hardily agree. It is well...

I've seen this and hardily agree. It is well worth the time. Bill has such a unique view on life as a "society" and fashion photographer.

--Rich
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 05-18-2012
Replies: 55
Views: 4,993
Posted By intheviewfinder
One of my rules... There’s no such thing as bad...

One of my rules...
There’s no such thing as bad light (or, there are 23 other hours in the day).

--Rich
Forum: Fuji X Series 05-17-2012
Replies: 27
Views: 5,998
Posted By intheviewfinder
I haven't printed anything because I would like...

I haven't printed anything because I would like to have Lightroom raw capability. Word on the street is we'll see something towards the end of the month.

I might try printing a jpg for the RFF...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 05-17-2012
Replies: 854
Views: 89,254
Posted By intheviewfinder
Thanks for the link I hadn't seen these - it just...

Thanks for the link I hadn't seen these - it just adds to the anticipation. :D

--Rich
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-17-2012
Replies: 14
Views: 1,572
Posted By intheviewfinder
t-shirts

Any one else see this guy? Dodge & Burn t's (http://www.dodgeandburn.com/)? They look cool though a bit expensive. But Mother's Day and Father's Day is coming up. Maybe a hint would procure one...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-14-2012
Replies: 124
Views: 9,720
Posted By intheviewfinder
I got an XP1 last month. I put a piece of tape...

I got an XP1 last month. I put a piece of tape over indicator lamp on the back of the camera because the blinking was so dam annoying in low light situations. Then I put some tape that covered the...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-13-2012
Replies: 2
Views: 1,158
Posted By intheviewfinder
Print review space tip

I love prints. I get tired of seeing them on a screen. I just love the tactile feel of the paper. I print many of my photos, especially to understand the qualities of the image better. I use to have...
Forum: RFF Polls 05-11-2012
Replies: 45
Views: 5,177
Posted By intheviewfinder
There isn't a "no longer print" option so I...

There isn't a "no longer print" option so I didn't check anything. I use to print but no longer do and I was pretty good. I stopped as the studio switched to digital - we're completely digital now....
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 05-11-2012
Replies: 23
Views: 3,999
Posted By intheviewfinder
Most often when I shoot digital monochrome I like...

Most often when I shoot digital monochrome I like to do a whole session that way. I really like to have the mind-set. I want to be in that shape-line-texture-tonality mental attitude.

The first...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-11-2012
Replies: 44
Views: 3,315
Posted By intheviewfinder
Yeah as is typical of annual reports there's...

Yeah as is typical of annual reports there's three zeros missing. Sorry. The R&D/Sales Ratio still works.

Bob I missed that "Leica's new interchangeable lens camera system unlikely to be...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-11-2012
Replies: 44
Views: 3,315
Posted By intheviewfinder
It's time for some Leica speculation fun...

Well a now have a M9-m - yet another a rehash of the 3-year old M9. Plus an X2 (aka X1.5). Oh yeah there's an APO Cron 50mm at $7195. Mostly this looks like a stop-gap or holding measure if I ever...
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 05-11-2012
Replies: 184
Views: 18,579
Posted By intheviewfinder
Most of the images I'm seeing are just meh. Some...

Most of the images I'm seeing are just meh. Some of them I wouldn't show in public. The rest, I could produce with any number of cameras.

--Rich
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 05-10-2012
Replies: 9
Views: 3,894
Posted By intheviewfinder
FYI Digital Silver Imaging is not an LED print....

FYI Digital Silver Imaging is not an LED print. They integrate photographic laser technology and classic black & white printing on traditional fiber or RC paper. They use a Durst Theta 51...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 05-10-2012
Replies: 286
Views: 45,061
Posted By intheviewfinder
They'll all be back soon as folks have finished...

They'll all be back soon as folks have finished beer errr diner.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 05-10-2012
Replies: 286
Views: 45,061
Posted By intheviewfinder
This is definitely the chuckle of the day.

This is definitely the chuckle of the day.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 05-10-2012
Replies: 286
Views: 45,061
Posted By intheviewfinder
Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1137...

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1137 (135 members and 1002 guests)
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 05-10-2012
Replies: 286
Views: 45,061
Posted By intheviewfinder
Now I'm really glad I sprung for the XP1

Now I'm really glad I sprung for the XP1
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 05-10-2012
Replies: 286
Views: 45,061
Posted By intheviewfinder
Some quick pics...

Some quick pics (https://skydrive.live.com/?cid=2bb084752efdd77f&resid=2BB084752EFDD77F%21120&id=2BB084752EFDD77F%21120&sff=1#cid=2BB084752EFDD77F&id=2BB084752EFDD77F%21120)
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 05-10-2012
Replies: 286
Views: 45,061
Posted By intheviewfinder
Twitter hashtag: #May10

Twitter hashtag: #May10
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 05-09-2012
Replies: 214
Views: 18,219
Posted By intheviewfinder
Twenty years ago I participated in a sound test...

Twenty years ago I participated in a sound test by a well known audiophile magazine. They did a number of tests around the nation. It basically put a bunch of sound nuts in a theatre with a pair of...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 05-09-2012
Replies: 854
Views: 89,254
Posted By intheviewfinder
While looking at various options I stumbled on...

While looking at various options I stumbled on these peel-and-stick postcard backings (http://www.the2buds.com/suph2pc.htm). Looks like it would be ideal for those of you printing your own.

--Rich
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 05-09-2012
Replies: 854
Views: 89,254
Posted By intheviewfinder
Thanks for the clarifications Rob. Culled the...

Thanks for the clarifications Rob.

Culled the candidates down to twenty. Then sent the lot off to CVS (never done this before) for 4x6 prints to see what might look best at this size.

--Rich
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 05-08-2012
Replies: 854
Views: 89,254
Posted By intheviewfinder
Okay 'krötenblender' everyone gets same image and...

Okay 'krötenblender' everyone gets same image and I'm in agreement "it's about the image."

I'm in and I've selected 50 candidates. Now which ONE. Color or B&W... oh the angst.

--Rich
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-08-2012
Replies: 4
Views: 1,070
Posted By intheviewfinder
Digitally remastered Dorothea Lange film

Discovered this wonderful Dorothea Lange film in the San Francisco State University archives. It doesn't seem as though a lot of folks have watched it. This 16mm b&w optical sound film originally...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 05-07-2012
Replies: 854
Views: 89,254
Posted By intheviewfinder
Thx Rover Now I notice folks are using the Moo...

Thx Rover

Now I notice folks are using the Moo folks. I use them for business cards (mini & std size). So I could mix up the images and send out random cards. Is that okay? Or should I send everyone...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 05-07-2012
Replies: 854
Views: 89,254
Posted By intheviewfinder
Quick question... Does this mean current photos,...

Quick question...
Does this mean current photos, photos taken during the postcard period, older photos, or... ?

TIA
--Rich
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 05-02-2012
Replies: 19
Views: 2,459
Posted By intheviewfinder
I'm not quite yet willing to give up on OVFs. The...

I'm not quite yet willing to give up on OVFs. The new OM EVF (only had it in my hands briefly) is the best of the lot thus far but still not ready for prime time. I can see how the EVF is very...
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 04-28-2012
Replies: 34
Views: 10,481
Posted By intheviewfinder
As I said earlier the XP1 with a 35mm - it...

As I said earlier the XP1 with a 35mm - it definitely compares quite favorably to an M9 with a Summilux 50mm. As you can see it does a nice job of reproducing that Leica look. In fact at this point,...
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 04-26-2012
Replies: 34
Views: 10,481
Posted By intheviewfinder
As much as I dislike Ken's tactics in order to...

As much as I dislike Ken's tactics in order to generate revenue from his site I tend to somewhat agree with him. Though I've only had the XP1 and the 35mm a short while, it definitely compares quite...
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-26-2012
Replies: 8
Views: 919
Posted By intheviewfinder
Jakob posted a short string of shots on his blog ...

Jakob posted a short string of shots on his blog (http://jakobschiller.com/blog/?p=695)
--Rich
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-22-2012
Replies: 9
Views: 1,687
Posted By intheviewfinder
Question What's your best one liner?

I'm curious to hear from those folks that do impromptu street portraits. You know what I mean, thinking there's a great portrait there, what do you say to the person that just peaked your interest?...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-19-2012
Replies: 33
Views: 2,929
Posted By intheviewfinder
Wonderful B&W series. Love storytelling this...

Wonderful B&W series. Love storytelling this way.

--Rich
Forum: Fuji X Series 04-19-2012
Replies: 724
Views: 204,752
Posted By intheviewfinder
a nice range of snaps

Here's a small selection of shots taken over the last couple of days with the...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-18-2012
Replies: 14
Views: 1,348
Posted By intheviewfinder
I've used them a couple of times. And they were...

I've used them a couple of times. And they were fine. Since I'm on the other coast I found, and use LensProToGo. They've always been great.

--Rich
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 04-16-2012
Replies: 558
Sticky: OMD-EM5 Pics
Views: 211,676
Posted By intheviewfinder
Charlie Brown & Snoopy, the Seattle night shots...

Charlie Brown & Snoopy, the Seattle night shots are solid, and Johann's shots are wonderful (I especially like the one in color) but honestly the image quality does not look any better than the...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 04-10-2012
Replies: 39
Views: 3,666
Posted By intheviewfinder
I cannot comment on the G1 having never handled...

I cannot comment on the G1 having never handled one.

The P7100 I only handled in the store and it seemed versatile enough - it has a good zoom range. But that's about all I can say about it.

The...
Forum: Fuji X Series 04-09-2012
Replies: 101
Views: 14,048
Posted By intheviewfinder
I have but a two letter answer - No

I have but a two letter answer - No
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-08-2012
Replies: 107
Views: 12,817
Posted By intheviewfinder
http://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/%22http://f...

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/%22http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5348/6912557576_b6e0770059_c.jpghttp://farm6.staticflickr.com/5348/6912557576_b6e0770059_c.jpg

Massachusetts Institute of...
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 04-08-2012
Replies: 14
Views: 2,021
Posted By intheviewfinder
I find most history books are biased in some way...

I find most history books are biased in some way and it takes more than one source to get a fuller picture. I don't think we can ever get a full idea of what happened. Plus reinterpretations are...
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 04-07-2012
Replies: 14
Views: 2,021
Posted By intheviewfinder
The History of Photography by Beaumont Newhall

My knowledge of the history of photography comes from the old Time-Life photography series and a fellow named Minor White (I attended MIT in the 1970's). I knew of Beaumont Newhall's Aperture...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 04-06-2012
Replies: 8
Views: 2,133
Posted By intheviewfinder
I have an older CB-50H that's got about 100k...

I have an older CB-50H that's got about 100k miles on it. That along with the original version of their CT-3401 tripod has been a great travel companion. Fully collapsed the tripod fits in my roll-on...
Forum: Photo Software 04-02-2012
Replies: 136
Views: 12,166
Posted By intheviewfinder
Own CS3 I purchased Photoshop 7 in 2003 and...

Own CS3 I purchased Photoshop 7 in 2003 and upgraded it until the release of Lightroom. LR4 has become my main processing tool. Photoshop has been used less and less as LR seems to cover 95% of my...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 03-29-2012
Replies: 11
Views: 1,122
Posted By intheviewfinder
Personally I skip Times Sq as it's more like...

Personally I skip Times Sq as it's more like Disneyland than New York City. But hey, if it's your first visit have at it.

First off, if you have a smart phone get a NYC Metro app it will be well...
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-24-2012
Replies: 119
Views: 9,992
Posted By intheviewfinder
The other problem with Creative Commons, suppose...

The other problem with Creative Commons, suppose some organization with a political or philosophical slant which you disagree with uses your photo in a campaign. Guess what? You have no recourse as...
Forum: Fuji X Series 03-20-2012
Replies: 249
Views: 31,955
Posted By intheviewfinder
Tokyo, HK, India, Dubai... is there a pattern...

Tokyo, HK, India, Dubai... is there a pattern here? ...Italy Oslo, London... maybe USA shortly
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE - Film 03-19-2012
Replies: 8
Views: 1,427
Posted By intheviewfinder
Though mine hasn't been off the shelf in over a...

Though mine hasn't been off the shelf in over a year, here's another vote for the CL.
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 03-16-2012
Replies: 14
Views: 4,348
Posted By intheviewfinder
The only one I've read thus far that did not...

The only one I've read thus far that did not regurgitate the press releases. Solid info and an enjoyable read.
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 03-15-2012
Replies: 54
Views: 4,856
Posted By intheviewfinder
I agree that one is pretty hard pressed to have...

I agree that one is pretty hard pressed to have LR emulate what the Nik software does. The control points alone are worth the price...
http://intheviewfinder.net/stuff/RFF/nikefx.jpg
Br(ightnes),...
Forum: Travel 03-14-2012
Replies: 7
Views: 939
Posted By intheviewfinder
Here's one for Rome. You hear all about the...

Here's one for Rome. You hear all about the various carciofi alla giudia but the artichoke al mattone (roasted between bricks) at Evangelista in the Jewish ghetto is the best.
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 03-12-2012
Replies: 75
Views: 6,629
Posted By intheviewfinder
This short little monologue...

This short little monologue (http://www.mcsweeneys.net/articles/an-anne-geddes-baby-grows-up) should make you feel better.
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 03-10-2012
Replies: 3
Views: 910
Posted By intheviewfinder
When I saw this I thought maybe it was in...

When I saw this I thought maybe it was in Fitchburg, England - much to my surprise. I'm in Bolton. I'm going to head over there Monday or Tuesday.
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-08-2012
Replies: 12
Views: 1,578
Posted By intheviewfinder
Really? It was so small with that collapsing lens...

Really? It was so small with that collapsing lens I remember it as a 1/2 frame. But this 60+ year old brain could be wrong.
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-08-2012
Replies: 12
Views: 1,578
Posted By intheviewfinder
de-GAS-ing

Over the last couple of years I decided that I needed to reverse the GAS. Besides that I've been finding figital a bit nonsensical. So I've been selling off all of my film gear. (I've still got a...
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