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Forum: Off Topic 04-23-2010
Replies: 2
Views: 619
Posted By Ash
Lets hope enough people see the request down here...

Lets hope enough people see the request down here in the off-topic forum to get it some votes! :)
Forum: RFF Polls 04-23-2010
Replies: 2,917
Views: 1,782,439
Posted By Ash
Tomorrow during the day I'll maybe take a couple...

Tomorrow during the day I'll maybe take a couple casual pics of a friend in London.


In the evening I'm going to the Chai Wallahs launch party at Brixton Jamm... photo some musicians and pull an...
Forum: Off Topic 04-23-2010
Replies: 2
Views: 619
Posted By Ash
How about a cheeky request?

Decided to enter a competition...


http://www.hear-the-world.com/en/joyofsound/gallery/details/read/dan-double-bass.html


I'm sure that the mods will be gracious enough to move this to the correct...
Forum: Off Topic 04-22-2010
Replies: 23
Views: 1,653
Posted By Ash
As John Simpson wrote...

As John Simpson wrote (http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/crime/are-the-killers-of-terry-lloyd-getting-away-with-his-murder-420189.html): "Since the first world war, every war in which the...
Forum: Olympus RF 04-21-2010
Replies: 7
Views: 2,251
Posted By Ash
When I met David Bailey he seemed pretty...

When I met David Bailey he seemed pretty impressed that I pulled out a Hasselblad to take his photo...

Maybe he would have shook my hand if it was an Oly ;)
Forum: Other RF 04-21-2010
Replies: 5
Views: 2,157
Posted By Ash
I only paid about £4 for a working/accurate...

I only paid about £4 for a working/accurate rangefinder. Wasn't medis though.

That said I've only used it about twice so I was happy to pay so little.

If you need one for constant use then pay £20....
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-18-2010
Replies: 6
Views: 1,370
Posted By Ash
Yes, but it'll be manual focus like a 100mm...

Yes, but it'll be manual focus like a 100mm lens

(edit, for clarity I'm agreeing to post #3, not #1)
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 04-18-2010
Replies: 19
Views: 4,256
Posted By Ash
Hey George, that's fair enough then. I had all...

Hey George, that's fair enough then.

I had all sorts of troubles with cheapo triggers, so I bought a pair of microsyncs. Because they need a 'special' (now uncommon, expensive oem) cable to plug...
Forum: Travel 04-17-2010
Replies: 12
Views: 2,085
Posted By Ash
Gare du Nord is an easy place to get...

Gare du Nord is an easy place to get everywhere.

Try get to Pigalle (north west i think)... that's the red light district, but it means you'll see the Moulin Rouge, and then walk up the streets...
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 04-17-2010
Replies: 19
Views: 4,256
Posted By Ash
George did you check that the shoe works with...

George did you check that the shoe works with *any* flash? Usually it's best to try everything with everything before getting too upset.

Did your RD1 fire a traditional shoe flash on the shoe...
Forum: Travel 04-16-2010
Replies: 23
Views: 2,173
Posted By Ash
Get rid of the boxes. That's what I did on 3...

Get rid of the boxes. That's what I did on 3 different trips going to Brazil, Paris, Europe. Removes as much waste as possible.

If you take a roll a day, that should be enough.

Brazil, I took...
Forum: Large Format Film RF 04-05-2010
Replies: 52
Views: 11,236
Posted By Ash
Yep, I think 'word of mouth' has been taken to...

Yep, I think 'word of mouth' has been taken to the extreme, especially on the large format forums, where anything that isn't a Littman is a good thing... and Dean's is even better than a good...
Forum: Large Format Film RF 04-04-2010
Replies: 52
Views: 11,236
Posted By Ash
Dave you're right. Dean has a huge waiting list...

Dave you're right. Dean has a huge waiting list (testament to the value/price of his conversions?). Mine is sitting unused which makes me think its sale would benefit whoever buys it.

They are great...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-04-2010
Replies: 8
Views: 1,073
Posted By Ash
I've a similar problem, a (tiny) noticeable dot...

I've a similar problem, a (tiny) noticeable dot of black paint (or something) flecked from the inside of my Leica CL is on the swinging mirror... pain in the ass, since it's visible at the oft used...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 04-02-2010
Replies: 11
Views: 1,119
Posted By Ash
Noel linked me to this thread from the other...

Noel linked me to this thread from the other place. I've had one for sale, [edit, is spoken for I think]. It was my main lens (actually preferred it to the 50/1,2) until I sold the m2. Granted it's a...
Forum: Large Format Film RF 03-31-2010
Replies: 52
Views: 11,236
Posted By Ash
Well the [expletive] gentleman made some excuses...

Well the [expletive] gentleman made some excuses after 20 minutes of looking over every detail of the Razzle, and literally ran out of the coffee shop we'd sat in...so it's still available. I'm not...
Forum: Large Format Film RF 03-30-2010
Replies: 52
Views: 11,236
Posted By Ash
Looks like my account here still works. As noted...

Looks like my account here still works.

As noted by others, mine's for sale. Reason it's still for sale is I've declined a couple offers from people thus far (a few blatant time wasters, and a...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 10-13-2007
Replies: 1
Views: 706
Posted By Ash
Interesting for some maybe?

Been a fair while since I've posted :)


During my disappearance I have been invited to join 'Exodus', a forum you may find here - http://rfcameras.org/

Possibly interesting for some who want a...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 09-26-2007
Replies: 12
Views: 6,218
Posted By Ash
I'm waiting to afford an overhaul of my M2, so...

I'm waiting to afford an overhaul of my M2, so it's in perfect usable condition - I feel bad it's slugging away without a good cleaning - with all the referrals, I'd not hesitate to send to...
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-22-2007
Replies: 53
Views: 3,152
Posted By Ash
The BBC has typos.... oh dear. The more I read...

The BBC has typos.... oh dear.

The more I read from that article, the more it winds me up. Lomography seems to undermine everything photography attempts to achieve, not necessarily through the...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 09-20-2007
Replies: 22
Views: 1,111
Posted By Ash
Think you got it bad? I been waiting since the...

Think you got it bad?

I been waiting since the start of July for a camera, and it isn't quite ready to be sent yet. I might have it by the start of October :eek:
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 09-20-2007
Replies: 12
Views: 1,262
Posted By Ash
500mm?! I think you mean 50mm :) Usually: 50mm...

500mm?! I think you mean 50mm :)

Usually:

50mm - 35mm film
75-90mm - medium format film
135-150mm - 4x5 film

That's what I try to use anyway.
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 09-20-2007
Replies: 12
Views: 1,262
Posted By Ash
I seem to have used everything but the Focomat....

I seem to have used everything but the Focomat. I'd recommend a modern LPL enlarger with M39 mount. You can use Leitz ltm enlarger lenses and modern m39 mount enlarger lenses. You'll have a colour...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 09-19-2007
Replies: 21
Views: 2,564
Posted By Ash
Two months late with a reply ... :D The enlarger...

Two months late with a reply ... :D

The enlarger project fell through when I was offered one for free, so I spent £40 on petrol with Tony as my driver to get halfway up the country and pick up a...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 09-19-2007
Replies: 11
Views: 1,382
Posted By Ash
Make one yourself, just like Thafred :)

Make one yourself, just like Thafred :)
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-18-2007
Replies: 7
Views: 826
Posted By Ash
Keep what you got. Put two of the lenses away...

Keep what you got. Put two of the lenses away somewhere and use one Leica lens solidly for a few rolls. Then swap it for the other Leica lens. Use that solidly for a few rolls. If you can't choose...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 09-10-2007
Replies: 7
Views: 1,139
Posted By Ash
Got a pic?

Got a pic?
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-08-2007
Replies: 2
Views: 773
Posted By Ash
Bumping up this afternoon :)

Bumping up this afternoon :)
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-07-2007
Replies: 2
Views: 773
Posted By Ash
A new blog, 2 months later!

I finally updated my blog, with shots of MJ.

It's a mix of Film AND Digital. Crazy huh? There's even some colour in there...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 08-29-2007
Replies: 49
Views: 3,451
Posted By Ash
Tom those photo's are very impressive. My...

Tom those photo's are very impressive. My darkroom is about the size of the desk. I'm certain your shoe closet is larger!! :eek:


I'm nearly out of paper now - I've used up over half the second box...
Forum: RFF Polls 08-29-2007
Replies: 20
Views: 1,456
Posted By Ash
Not exactly digital, but LED/electronic... that's...

Not exactly digital, but LED/electronic... that's the midway I guess? The Gossen I bought today was up for £50 in the window, but I haggled down to £35 :)

There are a couple more on the bay (for...
Forum: RFF Polls 08-29-2007
Replies: 20
Views: 1,456
Posted By Ash
My Leningrad-8 has been serving me well. I've...

My Leningrad-8 has been serving me well. I've upgraded to a Gossen Polysix, bought earlier today. I'm hoping it to be accurate enough in all light conditions :)
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-29-2007
Replies: 45
Views: 2,492
Posted By Ash
The lens should be M42 mount, not PK. "Pentax...

The lens should be M42 mount, not PK.

"Pentax Mount" can mean both m42 AND pk, very confusing.


M39 rangefinders have slightly thinner bodies than slr's, that's why you need the extension...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-29-2007
Replies: 6
Views: 830
Posted By Ash
I would like a modern 50mm for my M2, but it's...

I would like a modern 50mm for my M2, but it's not an urgent want of mine. GAS has come in all other formats instead! I've been 'done' as far as 35mm cameras has been concerned for months now :)
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 08-29-2007
Replies: 0
Views: 2,031
Posted By Ash
Gossen Polysix?

I bought myself a Gossen Polysix today, to replace the Leningrad-8.


Has anyone else used one of these? Anybody still using one? What are your views?


It feels slower to use than the leningrad, but...
Forum: Photo Software 08-28-2007
Replies: 27
Views: 2,637
Posted By Ash
I've been using GimpShop on my iBook G4 for a...

I've been using GimpShop on my iBook G4 for a little over a year now. No complaints. It's free and it's safer than software piracy, and less costly than legit Photoshop. :)
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-28-2007
Replies: 30
Views: 2,759
Posted By Ash
I've an old scratched collapsible in LTM, it's my...

I've an old scratched collapsible in LTM, it's my only Leica glass, and it performs well for its age and condition.

If you can afford a newer 'cron, however, buy it instead of the old one. You'll...
Forum: Off Topic 08-25-2007
Replies: 47
Views: 1,825
Posted By Ash
Good luck with a timely recovery. Take it easy...

Good luck with a timely recovery. Take it easy and rest up.

Catch up on all those films/books/relatives you've been neglecting :)
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 08-25-2007
Replies: 49
Views: 3,451
Posted By Ash
Drew, thankyou :) pm'd. Tom, your story really...

Drew, thankyou :) pm'd.

Tom, your story really made me smile. Thankyou for sharing :)

Peter/Derrick, so those couple auctions were famous - I thought I was the only one who spotted them!!


It...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 08-25-2007
Replies: 49
Views: 3,451
Posted By Ash
RML that's exactly what I did this morning...

RML that's exactly what I did this morning :D

----

I walk into the camera shop. The two old-ish (Clerk1 = 50's? Clerk2 = 40's?) guys are working, Clerk2 is the one who served me yesterday. I'd...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 08-25-2007
Replies: 49
Views: 3,451
Posted By Ash
Thanks everyone. I'm still kicking myself over...

Thanks everyone.

I'm still kicking myself over it, but I feel a little less angry this morning.


Back into town in a couple hours, more paper, more dev.



Immediately after realising, I placed a...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 08-24-2007
Replies: 49
Views: 3,451
Posted By Ash
Angry Argh!!!!!!

:bang: :bang: :bang:

Oh man, this is THE most stupid thing I have ever done (in relation to a darkroom).

I FINALLY get my darkroom sorted. With the help of my father I buy the MDF boards for the...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-11-2007
Replies: 133
Views: 6,251
Posted By Ash
That's a lot of blogs! my link is in my sig :)

That's a lot of blogs! my link is in my sig :)
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-11-2007
Replies: 16
Views: 3,539
Posted By Ash
Once a vendor has been sorted, I will be keen on...

Once a vendor has been sorted, I will be keen on purchasing. Maybe RFF/SG might fancy an RFF exclusive with Zhou???
Forum: Zeiss Contax 08-11-2007
Replies: 32
Views: 2,598
Posted By Ash
Brian, still got a few weeks left until the...

Brian, still got a few weeks left until the custom camera is sent my way :)

Enjoy the contax!
Forum: Zeiss Contax 08-10-2007
Replies: 32
Views: 2,598
Posted By Ash
I hope you got it at a fair price :) I would...

I hope you got it at a fair price :)

I would have loved my C-II to have gone to your capable hands. I can't remember which person on here bought it now, but mine is sadly long gone :(



Brian/Brain...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-09-2007
Replies: 22
Views: 1,275
Posted By Ash
I have bought items ranging from $5 to nearly...

I have bought items ranging from $5 to nearly $400... I'm also waiting on a $900 camera.

If the item is valued at over £18 sterling as custom, or £30 sterling as gift, you are charged 17,5% VAT and...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 08-04-2007
Replies: 35
Views: 2,019
Posted By Ash
Those are amazing. The camera is a capable tool...

Those are amazing. The camera is a capable tool in your hands. Awesome shots :)
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 07-29-2007
Replies: 159
Views: 89,392
Posted By Ash
I managed to physically damage and ruin my...

I managed to physically damage and ruin my best/favourite photo :(


I daren't tempt fate by naming another 9!
Forum: Large Format Film RF 07-29-2007
Replies: 50
Views: 6,318
Posted By Ash
Venchy, I'll take it off your hands :D

Venchy,

I'll take it off your hands :D
Forum: Large Format Film RF 07-28-2007
Replies: 50
Views: 6,318
Posted By Ash
If it's not 4x5 but close then you can often...

If it's not 4x5 but close then you can often remove the rear assembly and modify it to take a 4x5 spring back (or graflok if you prefer). You'll either get a slightly cropped image on 4x5, or...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 07-28-2007
Replies: 10
Views: 803
Posted By Ash
Why question it? It will be a totally subjective...

Why question it?

It will be a totally subjective preference.

I have the ability to shoot 35mm - 6x4,5 - 6x6 - 6x7 - 6x9 - 4x5(in) 5x7(in) and 10x8 (in)


For the best quality I should be using the...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-27-2007
Replies: 3
Views: 1,072
Posted By Ash
Awesome

Check this out,

http://www.ted.com/index.php/talks/view/id/129

Thanks to John Kasaian on LFPF for posting the link.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-26-2007
Replies: 71
Views: 3,897
Posted By Ash
So long as they don't have sirens and a uniform :D

So long as they don't have sirens and a uniform :D
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-26-2007
Replies: 35
Views: 2,150
Posted By Ash
Joe is right - public is public. I really...

Joe is right - public is public.


I really enjoyed Portobello market, I was snapping photo's of people, and sometimes they look directly at the camera. Same happened on Chinese New Year.

So long...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-26-2007
Replies: 71
Views: 3,897
Posted By Ash
If you enjoy taking photo's, and you enjoy using...

If you enjoy taking photo's, and you enjoy using the cameras, who cares?!

It's your money and your kit. If you like your photo's then you've not lost or wasted a thing. If you don't like your...
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 07-25-2007
Replies: 21
Views: 2,898
Posted By Ash
I enjoy B&W Photo when I can be bothered to buy...

I enjoy B&W Photo when I can be bothered to buy it. I think I bought an issue the other month when it had a free roll of Ilford film on the front. I'm sure I still have the film in the fridge.

I...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-25-2007
Replies: 48
Views: 2,697
Posted By Ash
We had some blistering hot days in Spring...

We had some blistering hot days in Spring :D

Last year's summer was great too. It all depends really. More often than not there are awful weather systems, and now and then there's a heat...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 07-25-2007
Replies: 3
Views: 620
Posted By Ash
That doesn't sound healthy!! I'm glad the IIIc...

That doesn't sound healthy!!

I'm glad the IIIc landed in your capable hands Colyn :)
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-25-2007
Replies: 48
Views: 2,697
Posted By Ash
Not sure if I posted it already - this is last...

Not sure if I posted it already - this is last Friday. A friend atop a bubbling drain cover on the flooded road in Calne! She doesn't always look this scary...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-25-2007
Replies: 48
Views: 2,697
Posted By Ash
10-18months?! Oh dear...

10-18months?! Oh dear...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-25-2007
Replies: 48
Views: 2,697
Posted By Ash
Don't worry, an English passport is a fiver from...

Don't worry, an English passport is a fiver from most corner shops. You'll be fine :)

It would be great to meet you if you managed to arrange a trip over - so long as you pick the right time and I'm...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-25-2007
Replies: 48
Views: 2,697
Posted By Ash
Greyhoundman!!! "The Great English Countryside" ...

Greyhoundman!!!

"The Great English Countryside"
- that's what you want to see, but we need a nice warm summer for that :D
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-25-2007
Replies: 48
Views: 2,697
Posted By Ash
But Japan is nice! England sucks!

But Japan is nice! England sucks!
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-25-2007
Replies: 48
Views: 2,697
Posted By Ash
I'd be fine with all the Pan F+ iff I had studio...

I'd be fine with all the Pan F+ iff I had studio space. I'd simply rig up the flashes and use it happily as a studio film (as recommended by RJ Lam a while ago).

Noel, that's a fair month or so left...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-25-2007
Replies: 48
Views: 2,697
Posted By Ash
Kully, We need to wait for the weather to clear...

Kully,
We need to wait for the weather to clear up well enough for me to come to Reading and grab the rest of the darkroom stuff from you without getting drenched too!
I only just bulk rolled 20-odd...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-25-2007
Replies: 48
Views: 2,697
Posted By Ash
This damn rain!

I spent the good part of last evening and night starting on my darkroom - finally!!

So while the clouds weren't in the sky, I managed to move a HUGE Beseler CB-7 enlarger (for 4x5 up to massive...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-22-2007
Replies: 21
Views: 1,438
Posted By Ash
Nice shots, I've been thinking about going back...

Nice shots, I've been thinking about going back to Rome for a third time this August.
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 07-20-2007
Replies: 21
Views: 2,564
Posted By Ash
cool, looks good! you could make yourself a...

cool, looks good!

you could make yourself a lens-hood, then make a slit in the side and use waterhouse stops as apertures. that's what people used to do with old barrel lenses. maybe even a wheel...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 07-19-2007
Replies: 18
Views: 2,326
Posted By Ash
Looks like I've been stitched on that work...

Looks like I've been stitched on that work :(

Too bad, I was quite liking the idea of owning the ETR-S
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 07-18-2007
Replies: 18
Views: 2,326
Posted By Ash
Yea Manny, I may hold out for the bay, I've seen...

Yea Manny, I may hold out for the bay, I've seen kits go for £100-ish on the completed listing function.

It's a pity. The camera really does seem nice, but I am so lazy thanks to the Rollei's 6x6,...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 07-18-2007
Replies: 18
Views: 2,326
Posted By Ash
Dammit :bang: The prism finders were in awful...

Dammit :bang:

The prism finders were in awful condition, and it would add about £150 for all the extra bits! (two prism finders, at £80/£100, then the grip which I think was at least £50 I'm not...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 07-18-2007
Replies: 18
Views: 2,326
Posted By Ash
Thanks guys! Looks like you all gave me the push...

Thanks guys! Looks like you all gave me the push I needed to decide whether my instinct was right - lets hope the work/cash comes through in time :)


Mark, I quite like 645 - blame the Zeiss...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 07-18-2007
Replies: 18
Views: 2,326
Posted By Ash
Bronica ETR-S ??

I was wandering about in town today. I went into a camera store, not my usual one to buy in but a nice one all the same.

I wanted to check if they still had the Hasselblad 500 from a while back. It...
Forum: Off Topic 07-13-2007
Replies: 12
Views: 1,335
Posted By Ash
No problems for me. I'm using Firefox 2.0.0.4 -...

No problems for me.

I'm using Firefox 2.0.0.4 - I think you need to update :)
Forum: Off Topic 07-13-2007
Replies: 12
Views: 1,335
Posted By Ash
Kevin, check your settings - you may have java...

Kevin, check your settings - you may have java disabled. Otherwise you may need to install the latest java client. I had that problem when I first got firefox.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 07-11-2007
Replies: 20
Views: 1,095
Posted By Ash
J you got it in one :D Noel - the lawn is bad...

J you got it in one :D

Noel - the lawn is bad because it was turfed 3 dogs ago. :)
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 07-11-2007
Replies: 20
Views: 1,095
Posted By Ash
Thanks to Jesse1Dog my desire has been satisfied...

Thanks to Jesse1Dog my desire has been satisfied :D :D

Here's a perfect-fitting case on my Standard. In my excitement the pictures aren't all that great, but you get the idea...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 07-10-2007
Replies: 20
Views: 1,095
Posted By Ash
no dents just brassing :)

no dents

just brassing

:)
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 07-10-2007
Replies: 20
Views: 1,095
Posted By Ash
Thanks :) When I saw it last autumn, I HAD to buy...

Thanks :)
When I saw it last autumn, I HAD to buy it, and I had a job at the time which helped!! Very nice cameras, if a little niche!
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 07-09-2007
Replies: 20
Views: 1,095
Posted By Ash
My Standard has the continental hole in it, so an...

My Standard has the continental hole in it, so an adapter (if needed) will work the right way :)
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 07-09-2007
Replies: 20
Views: 1,095
Posted By Ash
Noel, Michael, My Standard has buddha...

Noel, Michael,
My Standard has buddha ears

F2eyelevel,
I meant to say in my original post that I didn't want a Luigi case if I could help it, and Kully's Luigi strap came loose last meet!!...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 07-08-2007
Replies: 20
Views: 1,095
Posted By Ash
Erik, I don't know if the Zorki-I case will fit...

Erik, I don't know if the Zorki-I case will fit correctly.

Stéphane, I've had a bunch of fsu lenses, but I'd like to try and match a Leica lens to the camera now. Besides, the I-26 won't collapse :)
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 07-08-2007
Replies: 20
Views: 1,095
Posted By Ash
I'm thinking about a case maybe?

My Leica Standard ((the black one, which still needs nice Leitz glass to replace the horrid I-50)) is looking a bit naked these days.

I found a case on the bay, that apparently fits Leica ltm's...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 07-08-2007
Replies: 23
Views: 1,591
Posted By Ash
Wow, a free camera and lenses. Pretty good going...

Wow, a free camera and lenses. Pretty good going no matter what the condition. I've had luck like that, and I was really grateful even when the stuff wasn't exactly as I expected.

I'm trying not to...
Forum: Large Format Film RF 07-08-2007
Replies: 7
Views: 3,230
Posted By Ash
Have you looked into the Graflex LF cameras?...

Have you looked into the Graflex LF cameras? Graflok backs allow for 6x12 holders too.
Forum: Large Format Film RF 07-07-2007
Replies: 7
Views: 3,230
Posted By Ash
Straight off of google, here's a link to making...

Straight off of google, here's a link to making your own I believe http://bigcamera.com/articles/Mamiya%204x5x6x12.htm


And here's the modern (expensive) manufacturer of 6x12...
Forum: Large Format Film RF 07-07-2007
Replies: 7
Views: 3,230
Posted By Ash
I know of p&s 6x12's. Not sure of the names of...

I know of p&s 6x12's.

Not sure of the names of makers, but they can be had, usually with a wide LF lens in a helical mount.

Here's one of Dean Jone's custom...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 07-07-2007
Replies: 8
Views: 705
Posted By Ash
Oops here's the important details: We can...

Oops here's the important details:

We can recover your Leica M ( non-metered ) or screwthread camera with EM vulcanite for GB pounds £ 95
You may think that £ 95 ( GB pounds ) is expensive to...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 07-07-2007
Replies: 8
Views: 705
Posted By Ash
There you go colyn :)

There you go colyn :)
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 07-07-2007
Replies: 8
Views: 705
Posted By Ash
CRR Luton (UK) can provide 'exact' reproduction...

CRR Luton (UK) can provide 'exact' reproduction coverings for Leica's. It's not something you can apply yourself, however.
Forum: Nikon RF 07-07-2007
Replies: 15
Views: 1,065
Posted By Ash
No, I said a few, not a couple - a few is 3 or...

No, I said a few, not a couple - a few is 3 or more, a couple is 2. So a few under a grand is £700 ;) ... At least, I think it was £699... Maybe it was £799. The camera was minty, serious shelf-queen...
Forum: Nikon RF 07-06-2007
Replies: 15
Views: 1,065
Posted By Ash
I can't quite remember. I walk around in circles...

I can't quite remember. I walk around in circles for about 25 minutes to find it every time.

It's down an alley, close to one of the shopping arcades I believe.
Forum: Nikon RF 07-06-2007
Replies: 15
Views: 1,065
Posted By Ash
A few hundred under a grand.

A few hundred under a grand.
Forum: Nikon RF 07-06-2007
Replies: 15
Views: 1,065
Posted By Ash
Emma chisit <- ?????? Nope, no Leica bodies to my...

Emma chisit <- ??????
Nope, no Leica bodies to my fancy (they did have a Reid-I though :D )
I don't wanna try a Canon-P or I might like it too!
Forum: Nikon RF 07-06-2007
Replies: 15
Views: 1,065
Posted By Ash
Well now I know what all the fuss is about. They...

Well now I know what all the fuss is about. They are really nice cameras. At the same time I don't feel that I'd choose it over an M2.. but maybe I would? I miss the Contax/Nikon grip.

That is the...
Forum: Nikon RF 07-06-2007
Replies: 15
Views: 1,065
Posted By Ash
Noel, No way :) Even if I did, I wouldn't raise...

Noel,

No way :)

Even if I did, I wouldn't raise enough money for the Nikon. Besides, I quite like the M2!!

I bet you by this time next year I'll have bought a Nikon and sold it again.
Forum: Nikon RF 07-06-2007
Replies: 15
Views: 1,065
Posted By Ash
I handled one.... oh dear!

I handled a perfect condition Nikon S2 today.... in Ace Camera in Bath.

Oh dear, it was perfect. Handled ust like the trusty Contax II (that I miss having sold it), but with a super-bright VF/RF...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-06-2007
Replies: 37
Views: 2,724
Posted By Ash
Simon, no joy finding a surplus in Bath (I went...

Simon, no joy finding a surplus in Bath (I went on a quick trip today) - I didn't even snap any photo's!!!

I'll try and have a look tomorrow in the one in Swindon.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-05-2007
Replies: 6
Views: 654
Posted By Ash
http://i2.photobucket.com/albums/y43/second-belate...

http://i2.photobucket.com/albums/y43/second-belated/portobello/File0154a.jpg

http://i2.photobucket.com/albums/y43/second-belated/portobello/File0158.jpg

Portobello,...
Forum: Off Topic 07-05-2007
Replies: 12
Views: 932
Posted By Ash
Actually no, it doesn't. You're thinking similar...

Actually no, it doesn't.

You're thinking similar to the spiders/bots that crawl the web. As you know, even with 1000 views, only 1 or 2 could be a bot.

As for views vs comments. You must sign up to...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 07-05-2007
Replies: 2,125
Views: 591,756
Posted By Ash
Grr Dave, you have a nice elmar on it now. Well,...

Grr Dave, you have a nice elmar on it now. Well, I guess mine had a summicron on it for a while (and mine's nice black) :D
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-05-2007
Replies: 6
Views: 923
Posted By Ash
The massive dev chart is your best bet. Looks...

The massive dev chart is your best bet. Looks like people have rated it as slow as 400 already

http://www.digitaltruth.com/devchart.html


EDIT:
Neopan 1600 Microphen 1+1 320 5.5 20C
Forum: Off Topic 07-05-2007
Replies: 12
Views: 932
Posted By Ash
I like your thinking Brian :D I think once I get...

I like your thinking Brian :D

I think once I get a site together and I'm capable with making good looking prints I may try my hand at selling some, even just postcard-sized. It would be nice to get...
Forum: Large Format Film RF 07-05-2007
Replies: 11
Views: 1,810
Posted By Ash
I've had to keep my hands away from my wallet for...

I've had to keep my hands away from my wallet for some time, until I was sure that there was no other way (hence the speed graphic among other cameras).

I hope it is all it's cracked up to be. If...
Forum: Off Topic 07-05-2007
Replies: 12
Views: 932
Posted By Ash
I thought that too...

I thought that too Steve,

http://i2.photobucket.com/albums/y43/second-belated/hehe-1.jpg
Forum: Off Topic 07-05-2007
Replies: 12
Views: 932
Posted By Ash
A bit of a return to the crit by Marek -...

A bit of a return to the crit by Marek - regardless of how the images appear on-screen, I can't be doing too badly. I'm about 9 pageviews away from 500 since sunday (totally 14,300-odd, so 300-odd...
Forum: Large Format Film RF 07-05-2007
Replies: 11
Views: 1,810
Posted By Ash
Kevin, don't mention the L word!! The guys on...

Kevin, don't mention the L word!!

The guys on LFPF have already 'joked' about that. I'm hoping there being a whole ocean between the two companies will mean problems are averted at least until my...
Forum: Large Format Film RF 07-05-2007
Replies: 11
Views: 1,810
Posted By Ash
I'm not sure what Dean is choosing, either a...

I'm not sure what Dean is choosing, either a 150mm Rodenstock Geronar f6.3 or a 135mm f5.6 Fujinon W - I told him whichever is easier to close the camera up without removing the front element!

I'll...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 07-05-2007
Replies: 88
Views: 11,792
Posted By Ash
Very interesting shot.

Very interesting shot.
Forum: Large Format Film RF 07-05-2007
Replies: 11
Views: 1,810
Posted By Ash
Erik, I removed the RF coupling bits from my...

Erik, I removed the RF coupling bits from my speed graphic, as the mirror had deteriorated, and I wanted to use various barrel lenses.


Good luck with your graphic, I'm not so keen on hand-holding...
Forum: Large Format Film RF 07-05-2007
Replies: 11
Views: 1,810
Posted By Ash
Nope, it's gonna be black... but I was offered...

Nope, it's gonna be black... but I was offered purple leatherette at on extra cost :D :D
Forum: Large Format Film RF 07-05-2007
Replies: 11
Views: 1,810
Posted By Ash
Can't wait!!

Last night I received confirmation that the money has hit australian shores!

Mr Jones will start manufacture at the weekend, and that means my RazzleDog 900 will be with me in a few weeks! :D...
Forum: Off Topic 07-03-2007
Replies: 12
Views: 932
Posted By Ash
Marek, the blog is more for getting the photo's...

Marek, the blog is more for getting the photo's out. I'm not nearly as bothered with levelling as I should be. If I like any of the photo's in a blog entry then I will eventually print them, and I...
Forum: Off Topic 07-03-2007
Replies: 12
Views: 932
Posted By Ash
14,000!!

Oh Wow! I hit over 14,000 blog views today!! :eek:

I hope that means I'm doing something right!

Just thought I'd gloat a little :D :D
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 07-03-2007
Replies: 13
Views: 1,007
Posted By Ash
Oftheherd. It's like the Beseler 45 model. It...

Oftheherd. It's like the Beseler 45 model. It works the same, but the neg carrier is only good for 6x6, and the 35mm carrier is broken. Considering the age and condition of the enlarger, I'd prefer...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-03-2007
Replies: 37
Views: 2,724
Posted By Ash
Good luck in finding a new 35mm. I know what you...

Good luck in finding a new 35mm. I know what you mean about that Canon 50/1,8. I woe and lament selling mine! :)

Noel, the bag was a small army surplus satchel I believe.

Simon, once some money...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 07-03-2007
Replies: 13
Views: 1,007
Posted By Ash
Martin, I had to buy that camera from the...

Martin,

I had to buy that camera from the states, and believe me I spent a LOT more than £150!!
I only have one LF camera that came from the UK, and that's a bulky (and useless) half plate field...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 07-03-2007
Replies: 13
Views: 1,007
Posted By Ash
Awesome! Thanks matey :D I'll get onto my dad...

Awesome! Thanks matey :D

I'll get onto my dad about a lift to collect it all, and about that Jobo too (I noticed it may be able to process 4x5 in that tank).

No doubt I'll grab everything from you...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 07-03-2007
Replies: 13
Views: 1,007
Posted By Ash
Kully. You're awesome. Let me pm you in a...

Kully. You're awesome.

Let me pm you in a moment, and sort out the pint-for-equipment ratio :D
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 07-03-2007
Replies: 13
Views: 1,007
Posted By Ash
Martin, I hope you mean the camera in my sig,...

Martin, I hope you mean the camera in my sig, rather than the darkroom stuff I'm looking to buy (not sell) :)
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 07-03-2007
Replies: 13
Views: 1,007
Posted By Ash
Damn Wes! I hope maybe some UK people haven't yet...

Damn Wes! I hope maybe some UK people haven't yet done the same! :)
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 07-02-2007
Replies: 13
Views: 1,007
Posted By Ash
Talking I need some stuff!

I need some darkroom bits and pieces.

Before I go shopping for them I thought I'd ask here for anybody in the UK who is clearing out or has some bits they're thinking of selling?

My shopping list...
Forum: Photo Software 07-01-2007
Replies: 5
Views: 1,213
Posted By Ash
With all my scanned negs, I have them sorted into...

With all my scanned negs, I have them sorted into each occasion.

So, my photo's are in their folders labeled in increments from Untitled-1...

Avebury...
Forum: Large Format Film RF 06-30-2007
Replies: 4
Views: 1,361
Posted By Ash
I've been tempted by a 9x12cm since they can be...

I've been tempted by a 9x12cm since they can be easily modified into a 4x5inch. Possibly with cropping, or with an extension back for full frame.

Then I remembered I can only use one camera at once,...
Forum: Large Format Film RF 06-30-2007
Replies: 4
Views: 1,361
Posted By Ash
There are plate holders for that format...

There are plate holders for that format (single-sided usually) and sheet film is still available (just about).

You'll need to search for the 9x12 holders, they're popular and few and far between,...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-29-2007
Replies: 17
Views: 1,816
Posted By Ash
My favourite photo's off a roll are usually the...

My favourite photo's off a roll are usually the ones I forget that I've taken.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-28-2007
Replies: 8
Views: 893
Posted By Ash
In all fairness I use a 2x35mm paterson-clone.....

In all fairness I use a 2x35mm paterson-clone.. it's Jessops brand. Both reels are gunky and need a clean, but they juuuuuuust about work with a little care. I'll clean them when I can be bothered....
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-28-2007
Replies: 8
Views: 893
Posted By Ash
metal spirals are meant to be a lot...

metal spirals are meant to be a lot better.

before resorting to that, take a toothbrush and some fairy liquid to the spirals, see if you can't unclog them. Remember to rinse a lot, and also let it...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-27-2007
Replies: 240
Views: 13,737
Posted By Ash
Gab, I was too lazy to explain further. I guess...

Gab, I was too lazy to explain further. I guess some people will pay big bucks for a tiny camera and the best it can do. It's more convenient than a huge camera.

That's why even dslr's are more...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-27-2007
Replies: 240
Views: 13,737
Posted By Ash
35mm negs are tiny. You need the best possible...

35mm negs are tiny. You need the best possible glass to make the most of the format.

I can't match a 35mm neg with a £100 lens on a £400 to a fixed lens MF camera worth £20. That's because MF is...
Forum: Large Format Film RF 06-27-2007
Replies: 50
Views: 6,318
Posted By Ash
You don't necessarily need to disassemble the...

You don't necessarily need to disassemble the whole monorail.

I fitted the Calumet monorail that I'm selling near-complete into a laptop backpack. I simply removed the front standard and the rail,...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-27-2007
Replies: 25
Views: 1,882
Posted By Ash
True. My Leica M2 is loud, but the Polaroid...

True. My Leica M2 is loud, but the Polaroid Prontor Press shutter I have is louder.

Then again, the Nettar 515 and Rolleicord are silent. You might want a TLR for the next time you're at an event...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-27-2007
Replies: 25
Views: 1,882
Posted By Ash
You're forgetting golf. It's soooo dead quiet you...

You're forgetting golf. It's soooo dead quiet you can hear ants in the grass
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-27-2007
Replies: 25
Views: 1,882
Posted By Ash
My M2 has a noticeabley loud shutter. I had a...

My M2 has a noticeabley loud shutter. I had a Contax that was quieter.

Mine needs a CLA, but then again other's M's haven't been THAT much quieter. Bad luck sometimes. Happened to me before too.
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 06-27-2007
Replies: 8
Views: 1,434
Posted By Ash
Send it to CRR Luton in the UK, he can return the...

Send it to CRR Luton in the UK, he can return the black colour and fix the camera too.
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 06-27-2007
Replies: 8
Views: 1,434
Posted By Ash
Sell the M4 and buy a chrome M instead. I'll...

Sell the M4 and buy a chrome M instead.

I'll swap my M2 chrome in great condition for the M4 if you like ;)
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-26-2007
Replies: 44
Views: 2,206
Posted By Ash
Go for the best M you can afford. I could only...

Go for the best M you can afford.

I could only afford an M2, it's amazing, but it's not AS amazing as, say, an M7.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 06-26-2007
Replies: 52
Views: 2,890
Posted By Ash
Take some closer sharper pics from all angles....

Take some closer sharper pics from all angles. We'll work it out.

I never believe the label on things. "Hazardous! Do NOT consume" hasn't hurt me yedffdfs..... :)
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 06-26-2007
Replies: 52
Views: 2,890
Posted By Ash
I'd try to get some current running through it.....

I'd try to get some current running through it.. are you sure there isn't room for the jar to fit over a bug, and still attach to the camera??
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 06-26-2007
Replies: 52
Views: 2,890
Posted By Ash
So what's all the metal inside it?

So what's all the metal inside it?
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 06-26-2007
Replies: 52
Views: 2,890
Posted By Ash
The Dagors are about 100 years old now,...

The Dagors are about 100 years old now, especially a barrel one like I have, and you have.

It was before lenses in shutters were the most common. Remember - Graflex wasn't the first camera...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 06-26-2007
Replies: 52
Views: 2,890
Posted By Ash
Ummm... a Goerz Dagor is a LF lens, not a...

Ummm... a Goerz Dagor is a LF lens, not a telephoto macro lens. It's also my favourite LF lens... Put it on 4x5 or half plate and it will cover the whole field.

7in = 178mm (basically a 180mm lens)....
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-26-2007
Replies: 37
Views: 1,920
Posted By Ash
I'm with Frank :D No but seriously. I take a...

I'm with Frank :D


No but seriously. I take a lot of portraits. I don't really bother going out and taking photo's unless it's of people. Large Format not included - my only opportunity to practice...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 06-26-2007
Replies: 52
Views: 2,890
Posted By Ash
LOL!! I'm waiting for the doc to appear and give...

LOL!!

I'm waiting for the doc to appear and give us his insight before rushing off to the past to stop his future self leaving that camera in the reach of you guys :D
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 06-25-2007
Replies: 52
Views: 2,890
Posted By Ash
i guess it's the compound shutter lens from the...

i guess it's the compound shutter lens from the early leica prototypes, put onto a III's body. Or else a prototype factory modified to be a later model with a new top casing??
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-25-2007
Replies: 26
Views: 2,101
Posted By Ash
I've shown this before... but yea, 3.2mp camera...

I've shown this before... but yea, 3.2mp camera on my phone. Sony Ericsson K800i - Sony-Cybershot built in.

Auto Everything, though. This is a bad pic from my camera/phone. Some are great, some are...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-23-2007
Replies: 7
Views: 998
Posted By Ash
Just think, either learn to fix your camera, or...

Just think, either learn to fix your camera, or learn politics.

which will make more of a difference to your personal happiness i wonder?
Forum: Large Format Film RF 06-22-2007
Replies: 46
Views: 5,001
Posted By Ash
1. A)Graflex Speed/Crown Graphics but they are...

1.
A)Graflex Speed/Crown Graphics but they are old, often broken and bulky. Heavy and sometimes cumbersome

B)Polaroid 110B/900 conversions but they are expensive (Razzle/Littman) and rare on the...
Forum: Large Format Film RF 06-22-2007
Replies: 46
Views: 5,001
Posted By Ash
Trittium, I do the same as you - I scan in...

Trittium, I do the same as you - I scan in sections and stitch in 'shop.


For all those interested (UK preferably), I'll be selling my LF monorail camera. It's a Calumet 45N (recent) all black 4x5....
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-22-2007
Replies: 24
Views: 1,675
Posted By Ash
My M2 is a bit beaten up, but not very much so. A...

My M2 is a bit beaten up, but not very much so. A few scratches and a tiny ding here or there.

Whoever had it before me took care of it, and it works perfectly as a result. I like that.

I wouldn't...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 06-20-2007
Replies: 138
Views: 5,899
Posted By Ash
We got weather forecast of pouring rain all day...

We got weather forecast of pouring rain all day long. I fancied taking some LF shots, but no joy I don't think. :(
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 06-20-2007
Replies: 138
Views: 5,899
Posted By Ash
I can't do it!! I gotta back out last minute, I...

I can't do it!!

I gotta back out last minute, I don't have time due to working a 5 hour shift slap bang in the middle of the day.

Sorry RML!!
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 06-01-2007
Replies: 9
Views: 1,676
Posted By Ash
Zeiss Nettar 515 :D Super-sharp lens, scale...

Zeiss Nettar 515 :D

Super-sharp lens, scale focus, simple.
Forum: Off Topic 05-29-2007
Replies: 49
Views: 3,755
Posted By Ash
photogdave, check post #15 - I mentioned it at...

photogdave, check post #15 - I mentioned it at the end ;)

That film is one of my all-time favourite teen comedies
Forum: Off Topic 05-29-2007
Replies: 49
Views: 3,755
Posted By Ash
I didn't realise a cinema would have shown Pecker...

I didn't realise a cinema would have shown Pecker on a movie screen. It was a little tacky. I was quite impressed at the miraculous nature of the cameras :D
Forum: Scale Focus 35's 05-29-2007
Replies: 9
Views: 2,009
Posted By Ash
In case you are interested, I have just posted a...

In case you are interested, I have just posted a depth of field (depth of focus) device that you can print and pocket. it may help when you're out with your camera...
Forum: Off Topic 05-29-2007
Replies: 49
Views: 3,755
Posted By Ash
That looked like an argus brick to me... most...

That looked like an argus brick to me... most things like cameras are picked at random for aesthetic value. I'm sure most people don't even reference far enough to check correct dating of the...
Forum: Off Topic 05-29-2007
Replies: 49
Views: 3,755
Posted By Ash
M4TV "Pecker" stars a guy using a...

M4TV "Pecker" stars a guy using a rangefinder,
Forum: Help / Feedback forum 05-29-2007
Replies: 50
Views: 2,167
Posted By Ash
i'd like to see it back on the main page, but I'm...

i'd like to see it back on the main page, but I'm sure revenue is higher when there is a big banner ad in its place :)
Forum: Off Topic 05-28-2007
Replies: 6
Views: 648
Posted By Ash
Each to their own I guess. I won't list what I...

Each to their own I guess. I won't list what I have done to my body (tatts and piercings). It may freak out minors who visit.

I guess you could say any body modifying procedure is mutilation. The...
Forum: Off Topic 05-28-2007
Replies: 6
Views: 648
Posted By Ash
maybe this will be my...

maybe this will be my next...

http://i2.photobucket.com/albums/y43/second-belated/landridge-Fred_sm.jpg

I might email Langridge and ask him to draw me Fred with a camera :D
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-28-2007
Replies: 57
Views: 2,611
Posted By Ash
I want a Razzledog camera, then I'll be done :D

I want a Razzledog camera, then I'll be done :D
Forum: RFF Polls 05-28-2007
Replies: 36
Views: 2,975
Posted By Ash
Hats rarely suit my weird head. Only two types...

Hats rarely suit my weird head. Only two types sit properly;

Bowler hats are too 'weird' and beanies are too stuffy in this weather, especially with my near-shoulderblade length hair!


Maybe an RFF...
Forum: RFF Polls 05-28-2007
Replies: 36
Views: 2,975
Posted By Ash
I want one... but I don't know if I'd really use...

I want one... but I don't know if I'd really use it, if I'd like using it. The button/dome-type would wind me up though. I like running my finger on the corner of a shutter.
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 05-27-2007
Replies: 59
Views: 11,968
Posted By Ash
I only have my Leningrad meters. I wouldn't mind...

I only have my Leningrad meters.

I wouldn't mind that old bee-type meter
Forum: RFF Polls 05-26-2007
Replies: 296
Views: 15,819
Posted By Ash
I've never smoked, and as far as I am aware at my...

I've never smoked, and as far as I am aware at my current age and disposition, I never will.

My father used to smoke. My mother still does, several stress-related relapses I guess. Many friends...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 05-25-2007
Replies: 23
Views: 1,672
Posted By Ash
To me it looks like a Ic or something?? Very...

To me it looks like a Ic or something?? Very similar to the I but with the interchangeable mount and everything.

My Leica Standard has no slow speed circle. It has strap lugs - just for the record...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-24-2007
Replies: 36
Views: 1,644
Posted By Ash
Depends on the roll! Now and then I'll have a...

Depends on the roll! Now and then I'll have a short roll and hate every photo.

If I'm photographing someone I may get 1/5 of the photo's that I would show off. Of the 1/5 maybe 0-3 in total that I'd...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-24-2007
Replies: 330
Views: 50,070
Posted By Ash
I use my old cameras. My oldest is probably...

I use my old cameras. My oldest is probably 1910's??? The Korona-View 4x5. I'm not sure exactly how old it is, maybe even 1920's???

If that's not the oldest, possible my oldest usable one is the...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 05-23-2007
Replies: 19
Views: 2,519
Posted By Ash
You left an M4 in the ATTIC?!?!?!?! :eek:

You left an M4 in the ATTIC?!?!?!?! :eek:
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-23-2007
Replies: 1,035
Views: 260,920
Posted By Ash
Talking of SLR's, I played with a Rolleiflex SL35...

Talking of SLR's, I played with a Rolleiflex SL35 yesterday. It's so far the only piece of rollei equipment I'm not impressed with!! :D
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-18-2007
Replies: 13
Views: 1,508
Posted By Ash
It must have been a big camera or the shark...

It must have been a big camera or the shark small.


if she had an old speed graphic or russian SLR she would have been selling shark meat from the barbie que not laying in hopsicle ;)
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 05-18-2007
Replies: 4
Views: 2,117
Posted By Ash
I was missing a vital part to make mine usable on...

I was missing a vital part to make mine usable on my Rolleicord, so I never used it. I used some of the parts once for a test roll. not too impressed. More fun to use the Rollei as it was intended.
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 05-14-2007
Replies: 5
Views: 2,744
Posted By Ash
My "I'm super-proud of this shot" photo from one...

My "I'm super-proud of this shot" photo from one of my first (possibly the second) roll through my nettar:

http://i2.photobucket.com/albums/y43/second-belated/cny/Untitled-2.jpg

I believe this is...
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 05-14-2007
Replies: 5
Views: 2,744
Posted By Ash
sweet shots. I love my nettar 515 for candid...

sweet shots.

I love my nettar 515 for candid b&w's
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-14-2007
Replies: 37
Views: 3,023
Posted By Ash
Warning nudity... never before seen, possibly...

Warning nudity... never before seen, possibly never again either!

From my first ever 'real' outdoor nude shoot. Best...
Forum: Off Topic 05-14-2007
Replies: 66
Views: 2,370
Posted By Ash
Never bothered with the Illiad, bunch of *$%£.....

Never bothered with the Illiad, bunch of *$%£.. The Odyssey, however, is WELL worth reading. Imagination runs wild. Especially as each chapter is its own story.
Forum: Off Topic 05-14-2007
Replies: 66
Views: 2,370
Posted By Ash
It took me a few years to finish If On A Winter's...

It took me a few years to finish If On A Winter's Night A Traveller (Italo Calvino). I got bogged down after a couple chapters. Then I picked it up again, then forgot all about it for a year, then...
Forum: Zeiss Contax 05-13-2007
Replies: 10
Views: 730
Posted By Ash
i had my 'real thing' for sale but it's too...

i had my 'real thing' for sale but it's too expensive for most people, who are used to the american priced bargains (since the UK exchange rate is brutal).
Forum: Zeiss Contax 05-12-2007
Replies: 10
Views: 730
Posted By Ash
KNEB's... Kievs. USSR post war.

KNEB's... Kievs. USSR post war.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-12-2007
Replies: 27
Views: 1,659
Posted By Ash
I still owe my dad £135 from the M2 purchase on...

I still owe my dad £135 from the M2 purchase on his card. :D

I wouldn't sell mine. I have stripped myself of all but the Contax-II (since no-one will buy it for UK market prices) and the Leica...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 05-07-2007
Replies: 1
Views: 1,274
Posted By Ash
Really smooth and creamy shots! I like em!

Really smooth and creamy shots! I like em!
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 05-07-2007
Replies: 11
Views: 5,651
Posted By Ash
Great photo's! Brilliant colour rendition too!

Great photo's! Brilliant colour rendition too!
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-03-2007
Replies: 7
Views: 1,228
Posted By Ash
That is one big proud smile :)

That is one big proud smile :)
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-02-2007
Replies: 7
Views: 1,228
Posted By Ash
In front of the camera

This is the first time I've been in front of a camera in a while (about two weekends ago)...

....and guess what?



I was dressed as Spiderman!!

These pics were by one of the guys from the comic...
Forum: Zeiss Contax 05-02-2007
Replies: 32
Views: 2,263
Posted By Ash
I'm on my way to the post office now... would you...

I'm on my way to the post office now... would you like my bank details and my M2 as well?? :D
Forum: Zeiss Contax 05-01-2007
Replies: 32
Views: 2,263
Posted By Ash
That's cos M5's are ugly, and C-II's are sexy...

That's cos M5's are ugly, and C-II's are sexy :D

I'm gonna see how the auction goes; if I have no joy and I'm strapped, then I may take offers. But seeing as there's no interest due to yanks having...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-01-2007
Replies: 21
Views: 1,025
Posted By Ash
damn... this old school deck I'm getting is about...

damn... this old school deck I'm getting is about 26" long. I was hoping it would strap to the outside of the bag and I'd get away with it.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-01-2007
Replies: 21
Views: 1,025
Posted By Ash
Hmm.. think I can get away with a backpack full...

Hmm.. think I can get away with a backpack full of LF gear + 35mm AND a skateboard attached?

Next time I fly I'm gonna push my liberties :D
Forum: Zeiss Contax 05-01-2007
Replies: 32
Views: 2,263
Posted By Ash
you never fancied the naked dance of doom across...

you never fancied the naked dance of doom across a public area then Keith? :D
Forum: Zeiss Contax 05-01-2007
Replies: 32
Views: 2,263
Posted By Ash
If the hire charge for the camera was nigh on...

If the hire charge for the camera was nigh on £100-£200, I wouldn't have bothered :D
Forum: Zeiss Contax 04-30-2007
Replies: 32
Views: 2,263
Posted By Ash
Maybe I overpaid. The price seemed about right to...

Maybe I overpaid. The price seemed about right to what I was researching at the time of purchase. American/overseas prices were no cheaper after postage and customs.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 04-30-2007
Replies: 7
Views: 885
Posted By Ash
I've finally worked 5 days in a week. My bank...

I've finally worked 5 days in a week. My bank balance is in the positive for the first time since the start of the year, but not for long!! I'm working 3 days a week for the next month - finally,...
Forum: Zeiss Contax 04-30-2007
Replies: 32
Views: 2,263
Posted By Ash
Humm... on Noel's point, I don't understand what...

Humm... on Noel's point, I don't understand what the 'market value' is. If it doesn't go for £180 on the bay, then I'm keeping it. That's already £70 ($140) less than what I paid.
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 04-30-2007
Replies: 30
Views: 2,666
Posted By Ash
go for Lucky films if you want cheap b&w. Ilford...

go for Lucky films if you want cheap b&w. Ilford FP4/HP5 if you can afford it. No idea about colour. Only ever used one roll of colour in my rolleicord. I have some free rolls upstairs from Manny...
Forum: Zeiss Contax 04-30-2007
Replies: 32
Views: 2,263
Posted By Ash
$5 = £2.50.

$5 = £2.50.
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-30-2007
Replies: 25
Views: 3,369
Posted By Ash
I hate paypal so much.

I hate paypal so much.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-30-2007
Replies: 164
Views: 5,696
Posted By Ash
Someone to buy my Contax II. That way I can...

Someone to buy my Contax II.

That way I can afford a casket lens set for my 4x5
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