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Forum: SLRs - the unRF 16 Hours Ago
Replies: 393
Views: 22,791
Posted By charjohncarter
Mine is the f4.0, I like it, it does require (as...

Mine is the f4.0, I like it, it does require (as you know) careful focusing. The one above that you just posted shows off the 105mm: at it's best with two nice looking kids. Someday we have to get...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 1 Day Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 530
Posted By charjohncarter
I don't know where I stand on this, but it could...

I don't know where I stand on this, but it could go on forever: do you mix C-41 with slides or color digital (let alone B&W). Or do you mix large prints with small; framed or unframed, etc. ...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 2 Days Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 570
Posted By charjohncarter
You have probably read this. They seemed to have...

You have probably read this. They seemed to have used them on Rolleiflex.

http://www.arnecroell.com/zeissoberkochen.pdf
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 3 Days Ago
Replies: 29
Views: 1,382
Posted By charjohncarter
My IIIf doesn't look any different than when I...

My IIIf doesn't look any different than when I bought it in 1963 (same with the f3.5 Elmar). I've had one CLA and one shutter with a CLA. I still like the photos better than and other 35mm I've had.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 4 Days Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 581
Posted By charjohncarter
I would say that HC110h does create a slight lose...

I would say that HC110h does create a slight lose of film speed. But not a complete stop. I also gain shadow detail with the 50 EI. My development time is not really shortened.

If you want to...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 4 Days Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 581
Posted By charjohncarter
Along with Sarcophilus' post, I shoot Tmax 100 at...

Along with Sarcophilus' post, I shoot Tmax 100 at 50 EI, and develop in HC110h. I use a minimal agitation scheme (ala Donald F. Cardwell), which is 30 seconds of intitial agitation and then 3 easy...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 4 Days Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 273
Posted By charjohncarter
If it uses 120 I wish I had one.

If it uses 120 I wish I had one.
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 1 Week Ago
Replies: 44
Views: 1,316
Posted By charjohncarter
His ads on RFF: https://gordyscamerastraps.com/

His ads on RFF: https://gordyscamerastraps.com/
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 1 Week Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 275
Posted By charjohncarter
I hope it works well for you. I'd love to have...

I hope it works well for you. I'd love to have an olive R. Mine is the generic model, but it has work great for almost ten years. And I use it a lot. One thing that I read when I first got mine...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 1 Week Ago
Replies: 393
Views: 22,791
Posted By charjohncarter
Nice going ^^. Here is a recent of...

Nice going ^^. Here is a recent of mine:

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49100534298_66cc93508d_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2hNR5db)Tmax100 HC-110h (https://flic.kr/p/2hNR5db) by John Carter...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 1 Week Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 521
Posted By charjohncarter
I've never used Mr. Hama. But I know that he is...

I've never used Mr. Hama. But I know that he is reliable, I hope all will be well for him after 2/2020.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 1 Week Ago
Replies: 281
Views: 25,791
Posted By charjohncarter
Leica IIIf, around...

Leica IIIf, around 1966:

https://live.staticflickr.com/7307/11154815485_577b90db63_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/hZHm1V)Ektachrome (https://flic.kr/p/hZHm1V) by John Carter...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 26
Views: 794
Posted By charjohncarter
I've used a f3.5 50mm Elmar since 1964. It has...

I've used a f3.5 50mm Elmar since 1964. It has never been serviced, and is still in mint condition. Funny but when I bought it I had no idea about haze, corrosion, lens separation, or coatings...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 22
Views: 980
Posted By charjohncarter
I have many times.

I have many times.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 18
Views: 751
Posted By charjohncarter
I clicked on your photostream, am I wrong or are...

I clicked on your photostream, am I wrong or are some of the frames un-effected? You a jarring my memory. My window shot was with a Pentax Spotmatic, when I saw IIIf (in your post) I remember that...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 41
Views: 1,276
Posted By charjohncarter
I do a lot of prints but from Costco. So I'm...

I do a lot of prints but from Costco. So I'm like you. I overtime have calibrated my screen to match my Costco prints. There really wasn't that much to do. I do struggle with paper types, and...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 18
Views: 751
Posted By charjohncarter
PK, I had this once almost 50 years ago. I could...

PK, I had this once almost 50 years ago. I could never figure it out. I did shoot this picture through a window: PlusX, D-76. The other frames on the roll were not affected. A little harder to...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 19
Views: 770
Posted By charjohncarter
Lots of variables with lab processing. I use one...

Lots of variables with lab processing. I use one lab and scan the negatives myself. So, I just hope the lab is using fresh chemicals, and consistent processing procedures.
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 552
Posted By charjohncarter
Sorry, you lost someone close. I like guys (and...

Sorry, you lost someone close. I like guys (and girls) like that. They just quietly take photos of daily life, and enjoy what they are doing.
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 42
Views: 3,419
Posted By charjohncarter
Same here, they always, always have some new for...

Same here, they always, always have some new for my failing mind.
Forum: Photography General Interest 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 19
Views: 658
Posted By charjohncarter
You mentioned Ektachrome in a few posts up. I've...

You mentioned Ektachrome in a few posts up. I've shot the 'new E 100' and recently some Ektachrome from 5-6 years back. They do seem to be different. The 'new' Ektachrome is to me trying to be...
Forum: Photography General Interest 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 30
Views: 920
Posted By charjohncarter
I'm simply a hobbyist, but photography has opened...

I'm simply a hobbyist, but photography has opened my eyes to things I don't think I would notice with my hobby. Yesterday, I took a long walk with my Pentax 6x7 so I also got outside and did some...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 19
Views: 469
Posted By charjohncarter
I hope they are all good. I can tell you that...

I hope they are all good. I can tell you that some of the fujifilm that I was gifted and wasn't in a frig or frozen went bad quickly. Some of the Kodak Tmax400,100 and Trix was fine under the same...
Forum: Photography General Interest 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 24
Views: 864
Posted By charjohncarter
Is this a fake news thread? I hope it is true.

Is this a fake news thread? I hope it is true.
Forum: Photography General Interest 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 19
Views: 658
Posted By charjohncarter
I have some beauties from W.K. Amonette. His...

I have some beauties from W.K. Amonette. His earliest was 1939 but it is faded, so here are a couple from the forties-early fifties:

https://live.staticflickr.com/4083/5090471634_c54f74c150_z.jpg...
Forum: Tom Abrahamsson of RapidWinder.com 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 852
Posted By charjohncarter
What he said at the end is right: Leica opened...

What he said at the end is right: Leica opened the world to photos in the 20th century.
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 31
Views: 1,803
Posted By charjohncarter
Use a Crown Royal whiskey pouch. Just don't...

Use a Crown Royal whiskey pouch. Just don't carry your Rollei in Oakland in that pouch, you will have a smaller chance of theft with the camera bare.
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 361
Posted By charjohncarter
I'm not sure about all cameras, but I had a...

I'm not sure about all cameras, but I had a shutter go bad on my First Six camera. And I put a German Pronto shutter in it and the lens fit perfectly. So it is possible, but I'm sure you would have...
Forum: Olympus RF 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 167
Views: 33,780
Posted By charjohncarter
Kodak Gold 200, Olympus 35RC: ...

Kodak Gold 200, Olympus 35RC:

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49060279438_c72e348ded_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2hKhKQS)Kodak Gold 200 (https://flic.kr/p/2hKhKQS) by John Carter...
Forum: Photography General Interest 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 20
Views: 920
Posted By charjohncarter
I know you are technical, but you are also an...

I know you are technical, but you are also an artist. Take it as a complement.
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 712
Posted By charjohncarter
I'm almost through the movie, thanks for bringing...

I'm almost through the movie, thanks for bringing it to our attention.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 44
Views: 1,345
Posted By charjohncarter
I've a P3n since 1989 and nothing has gone wrong...

I've a P3n since 1989 and nothing has gone wrong with it. I bought another just in case a break down. It does require batteries and it doesn't have DX adjustment. It is wonderfully small and feels...
Forum: Photography General Interest 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 20
Views: 920
Posted By charjohncarter
Godfrey are you sure you are not only a...

Godfrey are you sure you are not only a photographer? But a photographer/artist. Minox EC: out there. Let's see some from the EC. I had a friend at University that had a Minox, but then I was...
Forum: Photography General Interest 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 20
Views: 920
Posted By charjohncarter
Nice set Godfrey, you and Robert are the last men...

Nice set Godfrey, you and Robert are the last men standing for Polaroid. I still have a bunch of 4x5 Polaroid packs. I do them every once in a while, but 4x5 is too much of a set up hassle.
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 1
Views: 240
Posted By charjohncarter
I have purchased two Pronto shutters from Certo...

I have purchased two Pronto shutters from Certo Six. They were not crazy money. He may have some lens replacement parts too.

https://certo6.com/
Forum: Photography General Interest 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 261
Posted By charjohncarter
After Simon's post, this is a crazy Saturday.

After Simon's post, this is a crazy Saturday.
Forum: Simon Says -- SimonSawSunlight Photo Technique 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 803
Posted By charjohncarter
Yikes, that guy is/was weird. I loved 'The...

Yikes, that guy is/was weird. I loved 'The Prisoner.'
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 549
Posted By charjohncarter
To get a high contrast negative by development...

To get a high contrast negative by development you have to increase development time (or temp.) or increase agitation. There are other non development ways to increase contrast: varying E.I.,...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 94
Views: 3,612
Posted By charjohncarter
It's hard to shoot film No, it isn't.

It's hard to shoot film

No, it isn't.
Forum: Cameras in the Movies / TV / Media 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 12
Views: 2,944
Posted By charjohncarter
I saw the film when it came out. It really...

I saw the film when it came out. It really crabbed me: photography and a mystery. Those are two of my favorites.
Forum: Simon Says -- SimonSawSunlight Photo Technique 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 40
Views: 1,325
Posted By charjohncarter
I'm not totally upset about film extinctions. ...

I'm not totally upset about film extinctions. The films I use now are enough for me. But like the OP, I miss Acros Neopan 100, and like Ko.Fe I miss a cheap film for testing.
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 22
Views: 838
Posted By charjohncarter
I can't figure it out but when I try to order...

I can't figure it out but when I try to order they charge me in Euros??
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 22
Views: 838
Posted By charjohncarter
Thanks, I'll check it.

Thanks, I'll check it.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 29
Views: 2,476
Posted By charjohncarter
https://live.staticflickr.com/7305/10423635366_bef...

https://live.staticflickr.com/7305/10423635366_bef0f49a41_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/gT6RD9)Fuji 200 (https://flic.kr/p/gT6RD9) by John Carter (https://www.flickr.com/photos/carter3john/), on...
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 22
Views: 838
Posted By charjohncarter
Looks great, what about USA access? Is that...

Looks great, what about USA access? Is that possible?
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 34
Views: 1,310
Posted By charjohncarter
I have a Canon Serenar 35mm f3.5 form the early...

I have a Canon Serenar 35mm f3.5 form the early fifties. I wouldn't recommend it because of the tendency to haze. I de-haze mine before every use, it takes less than 8 minutes. But Canon made some...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 10-30-2019
Replies: 2
Views: 312
Posted By charjohncarter
I hope the problem isn't further into the flash...

I hope the problem isn't further into the flash than the contacts. I've done what you did above and easily restored power.
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-30-2019
Replies: 76
Views: 1,902
Posted By charjohncarter
Right!!...

Right!!...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 10-29-2019
Replies: 439
Views: 34,542
Posted By charjohncarter
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48115221286_ba...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48115221286_ba27818006_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2giM5YN)Delta 100 expired HC-110h (https://flic.kr/p/2giM5YN) by John Carter...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-28-2019
Replies: 76
Views: 1,902
Posted By charjohncarter
I'm not into this stuff, but aren't lithium...

I'm not into this stuff, but aren't lithium batteries (processing, mining, shipping, and disposal) the worst for the environment? A camera battery is nothing compared to a Tesla battery.

We have...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-28-2019
Replies: 24
Views: 1,289
Posted By charjohncarter
My beloved FIRST SIX camera, has a wonderfully...

My beloved FIRST SIX camera, has a wonderfully lousy lens: vignette, color aberration, out of focus edges, and probably a few problems that I don't even know about. It was a Japanese company that...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-28-2019
Replies: 49
Views: 1,266
Posted By charjohncarter
Elitechrome, Puerto...

Elitechrome, Puerto Vallarta:


https://live.staticflickr.com/7069/6984904401_be319977f5_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/bDesJe)EliteChrome (https://flic.kr/p/bDesJe) by John Carter...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-27-2019
Replies: 49
Views: 1,266
Posted By charjohncarter
https://live.staticflickr.com/4499/37703102452_a5d...

https://live.staticflickr.com/4499/37703102452_a5dcbb4d67_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/ZrGfNy)TriX HC-110h (https://flic.kr/p/ZrGfNy) by John Carter (https://www.flickr.com/photos/carter3john/), on...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-27-2019
Replies: 49
Views: 1,266
Posted By charjohncarter
I wish that were true, I always feel like an...

I wish that were true, I always feel like an invader.
Forum: Travel 10-27-2019
Replies: 51
Views: 710
Posted By charjohncarter
Great, love the little Honda racer.

Great, love the little Honda racer.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-27-2019
Replies: 393
Views: 22,791
Posted By charjohncarter
Thanks Bob.

Thanks Bob.
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 10-27-2019
Replies: 9
Views: 486
Posted By charjohncarter
For color I use the Epson software, and I thank...

For color I use the Epson software, and I thank Colton Allen (one of our members) for tutoring me with this:

...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 10-26-2019
Replies: 9
Views: 486
Posted By charjohncarter
I agree with Chris. Basic software is letting...

I agree with Chris. Basic software is letting some else decide how your photos should look. It has been awhile since I watched Chris' tutorial but I seem to remember his basic ideas were correct...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-26-2019
Replies: 49
Views: 1,266
Posted By charjohncarter
I'll put another one up, Afghan restaurant last...

I'll put another one up, Afghan restaurant last Halloween:

https://live.staticflickr.com/1974/43840346370_9b2e344ccd_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/29N2eAS)First Download from K1...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-26-2019
Replies: 49
Views: 1,266
Posted By charjohncarter
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/47930948733_88...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/47930948733_88a63f3a9c_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2g2uDaP)AristaEDUultra400 HC-110h (https://flic.kr/p/2g2uDaP) by John Carter...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-26-2019
Replies: 256
Views: 27,601
Posted By charjohncarter
I'll put this one up. I bought this guitar at a...

I'll put this one up. I bought this guitar at a WigWam Store in Beaverton, Oregon in about 1965 ($25). I had many guitars before I bought this; it is the first one I bought at a store. It is...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 10-25-2019
Replies: 136
Views: 9,623
Posted By charjohncarter
I just went to your website, really nice! I grew...

I just went to your website, really nice! I grew up in a suburb outside of Portland Oregon. Back then you didn't have to drive anymore than 5 miles to get to places that looked a lot like Dell,...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 10-25-2019
Replies: 136
Views: 9,623
Posted By charjohncarter
Vince, somehow I missed this thread. Your photos...

Vince, somehow I missed this thread. Your photos are really tops. I drive through the Sacramento and California Central Valley often, I always think there are some great photos out there but I...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount Copies 10-23-2019
Replies: 253
Views: 84,660
Posted By charjohncarter
I saw this on Flickr today, lovely example of...

I saw this on Flickr today, lovely example of what a 50mm can do. So nice!
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 10-22-2019
Replies: 114
Views: 4,449
Posted By charjohncarter
Too bad he is giving up on Leica, but when...

Too bad he is giving up on Leica, but when digital came around all semblance of order has been lost. I'm not saying that is bad, it is just too much to keep up with.

I liked Alex Soth's statement...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 10-21-2019
Replies: 8
Views: 379
Posted By charjohncarter
Sounds like you have plenty of good stuff to make...

Sounds like you have plenty of good stuff to make a start. But newer is not always better. If you get a good trigger and try some of your old flashes, and if they don't do the job go hunting. I...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 10-21-2019
Replies: 8
Views: 379
Posted By charjohncarter
I use a Paul Buff trigger, just their simplest. ...

I use a Paul Buff trigger, just their simplest. I also like the Minolta 320x completely adjustable to 1/16 with three auto settings. I have five or six and got them on Ebay for $25 or less. Also...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-20-2019
Replies: 28
Views: 1,208
Posted By charjohncarter
Not family, but a staged...

Not family, but a staged shot:

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/40924311923_ef1cb74d17_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/25mkN9T)LONG DAY'S JOURNEY INTO NIGHT Promo (https://flic.kr/p/25mkN9T) by...
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 10-20-2019
Replies: 7
Views: 405
Posted By charjohncarter
About ten years ago Fuji color pack...

About ten years ago Fuji color pack film:



https://live.staticflickr.com/3220/3021513038_00195db170_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/5B13yo)Untitled (https://flic.kr/p/5B13yo) by John Carter...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 10-15-2019
Replies: 48
Views: 3,603
Posted By charjohncarter
What ever it is: it is good news. The more films...

What ever it is: it is good news. The more films to choose from the better.
Forum: RFF News 10-13-2019
Replies: 4
Views: 631
Posted By charjohncarter
I hadn't heard, major water from that typhoon.

I hadn't heard, major water from that typhoon.
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 10-13-2019
Replies: 3
Views: 311
Posted By charjohncarter
I have a Mamiya f6.3 65mm. I'll give you a link...

I have a Mamiya f6.3 65mm. I'll give you a link to my 65mm images:

https://www.flickr.com/search/?user_id=8178676%40N04&sort=date-taken-desc&text=65mm&view_all=1

Maybe because the lens is f6.3,...
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 10-13-2019
Replies: 577
Views: 85,482
Posted By charjohncarter
I have some Type 55 that was given to me. It is...

I have some Type 55 that was given to me. It is the one that also has a negative. I know the guy that gave it to me didn't refrigerate it, but I'm surprised it works well. It is 4x5 and here is...
Forum: Zeiss Contax 10-12-2019
Replies: 17
Views: 907
Posted By charjohncarter
Beautiful camera, but check out some of the...

Beautiful camera, but check out some of the photographers highlighted on that site.
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 10-11-2019
Replies: 1
Views: 257
Posted By charjohncarter
Interesting guy, one arm. I can't even get a...

Interesting guy, one arm. I can't even get a good image with two arms, let alone with a LF camera. I've only seen one carbon print and it was beautiful. We had a guy that lived about 10 miles away...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 10-11-2019
Replies: 1
Views: 189
Posted By charjohncarter
Thanks again for tipping us to Roy. And I...

Thanks again for tipping us to Roy. And I enjoyed the video, very peaceful.
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-10-2019
Replies: 7
Views: 384
Posted By charjohncarter
Like everybody, I like your work. Your website...

Like everybody, I like your work. Your website is easy to navigate. I especially liked the 'Hidden Beauty' is that a flipped BHF lens?
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-10-2019
Replies: 50
Views: 2,126
Posted By charjohncarter
I have a Petri 7s (fixed shutter) that has the...

I have a Petri 7s (fixed shutter) that has the quietest shutter. But cocking the shutter sounds like my Pentax 6x7.
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 10-10-2019
Replies: 8
Views: 477
Posted By charjohncarter
I really like it when RFF members give me someone...

I really like it when RFF members give me someone I've never heard of. Thanks for posting: you said it best RIP. Be sure to check her images on your browser.
Forum: Olympus RF 10-09-2019
Replies: 1
Views: 281
Posted By charjohncarter
I've had shutter problems but not that one. I...

I've had shutter problems but not that one. I had to send mine to be fixed.
Forum: Scale Focus 35's 10-07-2019
Replies: 53
Views: 6,459
Posted By charjohncarter
As I said, a great camera, BUT like all of these...

As I said, a great camera, BUT like all of these 60-70 P&S cameras complicated and subject to failure. I enjoyed mine until is broke. But if you are into pain get one.

Still really good pictures...
Forum: Nikon RF 10-06-2019
Replies: 25
Views: 828
Posted By charjohncarter
Years ago I bought a LTM to Pentax screw mount...

Years ago I bought a LTM to Pentax screw mount adapter. Then I used a number one Pentax screw mount extension tube to get the correct register. Now I wish I had a LTM to Pentax K mount adapter so I...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-06-2019
Replies: 15
Views: 895
Posted By charjohncarter
I think that test pilot got a talking to from...

I think that test pilot got a talking to from Bill Boeing after that stunt. But they agreed that he wouldn't do it again. Those guys were crazy remember Mira Slovak?
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-06-2019
Replies: 15
Views: 895
Posted By charjohncarter
It didn't go vertical, but when you were used to...

It didn't go vertical, but when you were used to seeing DC-3s and DC-6s take off it seemed vertical. I also saw a U2 in about 1971 while riding out to the beach near Howard Air Force base. I...
Forum: Travel 10-06-2019
Replies: 25
Views: 858
Posted By charjohncarter
really nice, and very sharp. That is hard to do...

really nice, and very sharp. That is hard to do while walking around.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-06-2019
Replies: 42
Views: 1,326
Posted By charjohncarter
Or f5.6 with the distance set at 8-10 feet you...

Or f5.6 with the distance set at 8-10 feet you have a box camera.
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-05-2019
Replies: 88
Views: 2,572
Posted By charjohncarter
I bought my IIIf in 1964 and used it last month. ...

I bought my IIIf in 1964 and used it last month. What a great camera.
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-05-2019
Replies: 15
Views: 895
Posted By charjohncarter
I lived in Seattle during the war and after. I...

I lived in Seattle during the war and after. I remember Boeing field well. I was in the back seat of a Desoto driving next to the field when a test 707 went right by us and seemed to go vertically...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 10-04-2019
Replies: 21
Views: 1,722
Posted By charjohncarter
Right now I have an old 90mm Elmar, a 50mm f3.5...

Right now I have an old 90mm Elmar, a 50mm f3.5 Elmar, and a Canon Serenar 35mm f3.5 that I use often all work perfectly on my Bessar. I also have a 135mm Elmar (1953?), and a 100mm Canon Serenar...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 10-04-2019
Replies: 21
Views: 1,722
Posted By charjohncarter
I bought the R about ten years ago. I got it...

I bought the R about ten years ago. I got it because my first Leica was a IIIc so I had some lenses. My wife who doesn't know a camera from a refrigerator asks me why I'm always using the R (to her...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 10-03-2019
Replies: 10
Views: 489
Posted By charjohncarter
Rolleiflex bayonet one with an Indian made (I...

Rolleiflex bayonet one with an Indian made (I think) close up lens:

https://live.staticflickr.com/3752/19043562454_3c3f6f0a9b_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/v1PeDG)TriX HC-110h (https://flic.kr/p/v1PeDG)...
Forum: Cameras in the Movies / TV / Media 10-03-2019
Replies: 4
Views: 724
Posted By charjohncarter
Robert, thanks for posting that. My important...

Robert, thanks for posting that. My important place I get to see once a year. I go back to my home town and look across the lake. And I remember all the good times I had on that...
Forum: Travel 10-03-2019
Replies: 34
Views: 4,486
Posted By charjohncarter
Keep scanning and posting, great fun.

Keep scanning and posting, great fun.
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 10-02-2019
Replies: 4
Views: 258
Posted By charjohncarter
I bought a step up ring to 49mm, now I can use my...

I bought a step up ring to 49mm, now I can use my Pentax filters and use my Pentax 28mm lens hood.
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 09-30-2019
Replies: 21
Views: 664
Posted By charjohncarter
They look good to me, in fact, they add the 'how...

They look good to me, in fact, they add the 'how did he do that' factor. So they are interesting. I even use my flash with a 28mm still a little fall off but I like...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 09-29-2019
Replies: 21
Views: 664
Posted By charjohncarter
You will have some fall off with that wide of a...

You will have some fall off with that wide of a lens, but that isn't all bad:

https://live.staticflickr.com/7242/7390519638_8ddbd8d9a3_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/cg5m1o)Kodak Gold 400 expired...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-29-2019
Replies: 113
Views: 4,154
Posted By charjohncarter
My side...

My side yard:

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48712293181_cc7ebaf86a_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2hdxeDP)TMY-2 expired HC110h (https://flic.kr/p/2hdxeDP) by John Carter...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 09-29-2019
Replies: 6
Views: 299
Posted By charjohncarter
I've had excellent service from Bluemoon Camera...

I've had excellent service from Bluemoon Camera and Machine in Portland, Oregon. My E-6 and C-41 always look fresh and clean. I assume some of this is because they do excellent chemical control. I...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 09-29-2019
Replies: 702
Sticky: 6x9 photos Only
Views: 247,106
Posted By charjohncarter
Mamiya Super 23 with 65mm...

Mamiya Super 23 with 65mm lens:

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48799953706_50c9d75f7c_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2hmhw5b)Arista EDU ultra [email protected] Rodinal 1+50 (https://flic.kr/p/2hmhw5b) by John...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 09-28-2019
Replies: 6
Views: 589
Posted By charjohncarter
My Mamiya Super 23 is a pain to maintain and it...

My Mamiya Super 23 is a pain to maintain and it is bulky, heavy, slow to use; I usually forget to advance the film frame, pull the dark slide (or put it in when I change lenses) for at least one...
Forum: Chris Crawford 09-27-2019
Replies: 119
Views: 4,808
Posted By charjohncarter
See how much better your 35mm shots are?? I...

See how much better your 35mm shots are?? I really feel that the Barnack is my favorite 35mm camera. Built before engineering compromises.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 09-27-2019
Replies: 79
Views: 2,873
Posted By charjohncarter
I agree, a new 6x9. Then I wouldn't have to worry...

I agree, a new 6x9. Then I wouldn't have to worry about a mechanical failure every time I go out.
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 09-26-2019
Replies: 1
Views: 589
Posted By charjohncarter
I did the same thing in 1963 except for 3 months....

I did the same thing in 1963 except for 3 months. I should get his book, my photos just wouldn't make a book.
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 09-25-2019
Replies: 32
Views: 2,005
Posted By charjohncarter
Was this about cameras?

Was this about cameras?
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 09-25-2019
Replies: 18
Views: 540
Posted By charjohncarter
I don't care about AF speed. I have two AF film...

I don't care about AF speed. I have two AF film cameras and two digital AF cameras. And I need them as I was missing focus with my favorite cameras.
Forum: Fixed Lens 35mm RF 09-23-2019
Replies: 61
Views: 2,173
Posted By charjohncarter
All of the observations you made are true. I...

All of the observations you made are true. I have a print that is not much larger than the 6x6 negative. It is just beautiful. There is just something very nice about a small print made from a MF...
Forum: Fixed Lens 35mm RF 09-23-2019
Replies: 61
Views: 2,173
Posted By charjohncarter
The Petri 7s is a much sturdier camera than the...

The Petri 7s is a much sturdier camera than the later late 60s early 70s compact fixed lens cameras. I've never had a problem with either of my Petri cameras, but one was new in 1963.

The 35RC is...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 09-22-2019
Replies: 78
Views: 2,623
Posted By charjohncarter
I have the Thorium as I said above, and I have a...

I have the Thorium as I said above, and I have a 50mm f1.7 F Pentax lens (6 elements in 5 groups: so different than the Thorium). I can't see a difference between these two. Maybe someone has the...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 09-21-2019
Replies: 78
Views: 2,623
Posted By charjohncarter
They are gorgeous bits of glass. I have the...

They are gorgeous bits of glass. I have the thorium 50mm f1.4 from 1969 and it has been great for 50 years. (I believe the M is the same as my version in design except the thorium)

Don't you miss...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 09-20-2019
Replies: 6
Views: 589
Posted By charjohncarter
I have the Super 23 and have two lenses: 100mm...

I have the Super 23 and have two lenses: 100mm and 65mm. They both are great lenses, but I don't know all their functionality with the Universal. So if you get a second lens be sure it will work on...
Forum: Fixed Lens 35mm RF 09-20-2019
Replies: 61
Views: 2,173
Posted By charjohncarter
Petri 7s: Bought this because I had a similar...

Petri 7s: Bought this because I had a similar model in 1963. Lots of good features on it.
Konica 35C: Great camera except for only having auto exposure.
Olympus 35RC: The one I use the most, but...
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 09-17-2019
Replies: 11
Views: 767
Posted By charjohncarter
The lens that I posted is an Apotar. Not their...

The lens that I posted is an Apotar. Not their best but still great for what I call a tourist camera. The Isolette is very beefy, very solid. I've had mine for 10 years and like it. I also have...
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 09-17-2019
Replies: 11
Views: 767
Posted By charjohncarter
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/47930948733_88...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/47930948733_88a63f3a9c_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2g2uDaP)AristaEDUultra400 HC-110h (https://flic.kr/p/2g2uDaP) by John Carter...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 09-15-2019
Replies: 11
Views: 708
Posted By charjohncarter
I have a 35mm Serenar f3.5 that I use on my LTM...

I have a 35mm Serenar f3.5 that I use on my LTM cameras it has a haze problem that I have conquered. It is sharp wide open and works well with any film I use.

I also only use my heritage lenses...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-15-2019
Replies: 120
Views: 11,128
Posted By charjohncarter
4x5: https://live.staticflickr.com/5068/564727725...

4x5:

https://live.staticflickr.com/5068/5647277259_35894871c9_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/9B2LMi)Arista EDU Ultra 400 Rodinal (https://flic.kr/p/9B2LMi) by John Carter...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 09-15-2019
Replies: 1,695
Views: 434,727
Posted By charjohncarter
Raymond Moore was an English photographer who...

Raymond Moore was an English photographer who seemed able to find the edge of civilization especially on dark, wet, cold English days.

This is the edge of civilization California style: ready for...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 09-13-2019
Replies: 12
Views: 388
Posted By charjohncarter
I hate light leaks. They come from the most...

I hate light leaks. They come from the most unusual places. This looks like a loading, spacing, or dark slide error. I'm not a Hassy expert, so I'll just kick this to the front as nobody responded.
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 09-13-2019
Replies: 4
Views: 380
Posted By charjohncarter
I've haven't tried digital IR for many years. ...

I've haven't tried digital IR for many years. I'm going to try this afternoon. I like your shots thanks for posting also when I went on Flickr I could see your time, aperture, and ISO.

Portland...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 09-12-2019
Replies: 20
Views: 1,270
Posted By charjohncarter
Right, Mt. Tabor, he worked on that car for...

Right, Mt. Tabor, he worked on that car for months.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 09-11-2019
Replies: 4
Views: 293
Posted By charjohncarter
I can't give you a good answer, but both my...

I can't give you a good answer, but both my metered prism and my waist level finder have seals. I can't really imagine that it would make much difference, as the mirror is sealed when it swings up.
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 09-11-2019
Replies: 14
Views: 1,699
Posted By charjohncarter
Nothing like being proud of your daughter, tell...

Nothing like being proud of your daughter, tell her good work from RFF.
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 09-11-2019
Replies: 24
Views: 812
Posted By charjohncarter
I used to go to B.C. in the 50s and 60s. His...

I used to go to B.C. in the 50s and 60s. His scenes from there were great and colorful.
Forum: Chris Crawford 09-10-2019
Replies: 119
Views: 4,808
Posted By charjohncarter
Chris, I've had my IIIf since 1964 and it has...

Chris, I've had my IIIf since 1964 and it has been great. Someone once said, I don't know where I got this, that the Barnack was a great camera for holding the film flat against the pressure plate....
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 09-10-2019
Replies: 1,695
Views: 434,727
Posted By charjohncarter
105mm Super Takumar (6x7) #1 extension...

105mm Super Takumar (6x7) #1 extension tube:

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48712484647_a3574aab37_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2hdydyX)TMY-2 expired HC110h (https://flic.kr/p/2hdydyX) by John...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 09-10-2019
Replies: 393
Views: 22,791
Posted By charjohncarter
105mm Super Takumar...

105mm Super Takumar (6x7):

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48712332601_3157c09f27_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2hdxrnt)TMY-2 expired HC110h (https://flic.kr/p/2hdxrnt) by John Carter...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-09-2019
Replies: 2
Views: 297
Posted By charjohncarter
This is who I use, they are good but you decide...

This is who I use, they are good but you decide on affordable.

https://bluemooncamera.com/
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-07-2019
Replies: 45
Views: 1,868
Posted By charjohncarter
I'm 77 and this first thing I did 20 years ago...

I'm 77 and this first thing I did 20 years ago when I retired was to step up my photography game. I thought I was a decent photographer back then. But RFF and other sites have really made my...
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 09-06-2019
Replies: 108
Views: 3,967
Posted By charjohncarter
Thanks for posting these I saw some of them this...

Thanks for posting these I saw some of them this morning on your blog. Keep it up, love them.
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 09-06-2019
Replies: 4
Views: 336
Posted By charjohncarter
This looks very similar to my 35mm Serenar F3.5. ...

This looks very similar to my 35mm Serenar F3.5.

Face up remove the front element and clean the removed element, then clean the front of the next element. Replace the front element.

Turn the...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-05-2019
Replies: 6
Views: 457
Posted By charjohncarter
Thanks, I live in fear of losing my favorite...

Thanks, I live in fear of losing my favorite films.
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-04-2019
Replies: 6
Views: 410
Posted By charjohncarter
He was good. I'm not big on fashion/celeb...

He was good. I'm not big on fashion/celeb photography but he could do it.
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 09-03-2019
Replies: 39
Views: 1,731
Posted By charjohncarter
Great idea on an old theme.

Great idea on an old theme.
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-02-2019
Replies: 18
Views: 540
Posted By charjohncarter
Sounds like the old Soviet Union: neighbors...

Sounds like the old Soviet Union: neighbors ratting on neighbors. When I drive into San Francisco, it isn't once but maybe 4 times I'm inconvenienced by double parking trucks. It is the price you...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 09-02-2019
Replies: 20
Views: 1,270
Posted By charjohncarter
Was that race on Mt Tabor? That's where it was...

Was that race on Mt Tabor? That's where it was (I think) when I went. Here is another Soapbox, but this was in Panama.'

https://live.staticflickr.com/2272/2393219650_0e34260105_z.jpg...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-02-2019
Replies: 37
Views: 1,114
Posted By charjohncarter
Love them, the opera house is great. Puerto...

Love them, the opera house is great.

Puerto Vallarta:

https://live.staticflickr.com/7210/6985191533_8d8dea96c0_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/bDfW5M)EliteChrome (https://flic.kr/p/bDfW5M) by John Carter...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 09-01-2019
Replies: 20
Views: 1,270
Posted By charjohncarter
I used to go to the Soapbox Derby in Portland but...

I used to go to the Soapbox Derby in Portland but that was 1956-8. Here is my younger brothers car with my girlfriend trying to get in it. I could never get a good shot back...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-01-2019
Replies: 37
Views: 1,114
Posted By charjohncarter
We both have some Australian humor then; my...

We both have some Australian humor then; my great-grandmother was born in Wonnerup, W.A.
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 09-01-2019
Replies: 10
Views: 652
Posted By charjohncarter
Great, what a photo essay. One of the best I've...

Great, what a photo essay. One of the best I've ever seen. I can't believe they would destroy the Ale factory.

This is a mix, but here are some more photos by...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-31-2019
Replies: 37
Views: 1,114
Posted By charjohncarter
I don't understand it either (it was a joke). ...

I don't understand it either (it was a joke). But I do like your work.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-31-2019
Replies: 37
Views: 1,114
Posted By charjohncarter
Peter, I find you offer a surprising and stunning...

Peter, I find you offer a surprising and stunning new avatar of the materializing tendencies of the the avant-garde.

Sorry, as you know I like your work, I stole the above from a book.
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 08-31-2019
Replies: 36
Views: 1,996
Posted By charjohncarter
I have four cameras with film in them now. If it...

I have four cameras with film in them now. If it is Black and White I develop at home. I don't have a dark room so I scan and send the files out for printing. Color; I send out my negatives or...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-30-2019
Replies: 21
Views: 1,003
Posted By charjohncarter
I still remember my first print, I was in the...

I still remember my first print, I was in the seventh grade at grammar school. When I think back I can't believe they had a darkroom that was in 1955 in a rural community. It was magic.
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 08-30-2019
Replies: 7
Views: 764
Posted By charjohncarter
Harry Fleenor, if he is still working. I had him...

Harry Fleenor, if he is still working. I had him do my T CLAd and it has been perfect for 10 years. He is expensive but worth it.
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-30-2019
Replies: 23
Views: 980
Posted By charjohncarter
I agree about old...

I agree about old lenses:

https://live.staticflickr.com/2654/3728215384_5beee38d8c_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/6Fs5xA)IMGP686602-1 (https://flic.kr/p/6Fs5xA) by John Carter...
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-29-2019
Replies: 23
Views: 980
Posted By charjohncarter
Here is a great one, Kodachrome from 1937?. The...

Here is a great one, Kodachrome from 1937?. The original slide was faded and had color sift but ColorPerfect brought it back. That is W. K. Amonette, probably shot by his brother:

...
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-29-2019
Replies: 23
Views: 980
Posted By charjohncarter
Raid, your dad looks pretty dapper. Cool shot.

Raid, your dad looks pretty dapper. Cool shot.
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-29-2019
Replies: 23
Views: 980
Posted By charjohncarter
I wish I could pass your message on to my dad. ...

I wish I could pass your message on to my dad. That is my mother in the photo.

I like this thread I have more nostalgia photos.
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-29-2019
Replies: 23
Views: 980
Posted By charjohncarter
This is one of my fathers images, taken around...

This is one of my fathers images, taken around 1939 on Mount Rainier, WA:

https://live.staticflickr.com/2567/3910231569_3523862189_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/6XwXBF)Mt Rainer 1939...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-28-2019
Replies: 55
Views: 1,852
Posted By charjohncarter
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/47864002121_b1...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/47864002121_b19dc6211a_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2fVzwgT)Tmax 400 expired HC-110h (https://flic.kr/p/2fVzwgT) by John Carter...
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-28-2019
Replies: 14
Views: 429
Posted By charjohncarter
Memories of 1967, in Portland, Oregon very few...

Memories of 1967, in Portland, Oregon very few looked that way.
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 08-28-2019
Replies: 36
Views: 1,465
Posted By charjohncarter
I have a 35mm Serenar (Canon) and it is prone to...

I have a 35mm Serenar (Canon) and it is prone to haze. Mine is not like the OP's, my lens haze is easily removed with a microfiber clothe. I have it down to 10 minutes. I do the cleaning every...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-27-2019
Replies: 86
Views: 2,125
Posted By charjohncarter
Sad to say it, but I find the digital SLR the...

Sad to say it, but I find the digital SLR the easiest to do sports:

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48561715527_8bba1e2526_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2gZeuan)Pentax K1 (https://flic.kr/p/2gZeuan)...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-27-2019
Replies: 86
Views: 2,125
Posted By charjohncarter
Someone above mentioned the London Olympics, at...

Someone above mentioned the London Olympics, at first I thought of the 1948 Olympics. Some of these were probably taken with a...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-27-2019
Replies: 86
Views: 2,125
Posted By charjohncarter
I agree, but I find SLR just as frustrating. I...

I agree, but I find SLR just as frustrating. I pre-focus and hope (this is a Bessa R):

https://live.staticflickr.com/3268/2401377312_1d5460b584_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/4EcFP7)SRVHS Girls 1600...
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-26-2019
Replies: 9
Views: 339
Posted By charjohncarter
Wow, 1200 rolls from one photographer. Here is...

Wow, 1200 rolls from one photographer. Here is another video with some of the 30,000 images that have been rescued.

https://vimeo.com/rescuedfilmproject

and...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-25-2019
Replies: 46
Views: 2,194
Posted By charjohncarter
No kidding, use anything. Here is my Bessa R...

No kidding, use anything. Here is my Bessa R with a mounted Instamatic lens:


https://live.staticflickr.com/3639/5778079354_e24364e652_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/9NAaFQ)TriX HC-110h Rodinal...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-25-2019
Replies: 46
Views: 2,194
Posted By charjohncarter
Some of the fun for me with RFF is seeing our...

Some of the fun for me with RFF is seeing our member's work. I have seen Robert Blu's comments but I never went on his Blog. It is interesting. Here is a not so perfect video he made of one of his...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-25-2019
Replies: 46
Views: 2,194
Posted By charjohncarter
Alternative processes, and others what I use to...

Alternative processes, and others what I use to call my screwups are still very interesting. I've done a few but mostly they are unintended:

...
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 08-22-2019
Replies: 18
Views: 683
Posted By charjohncarter
Robert, I just looked at your blog. It looks...

Robert, I just looked at your blog. It looks great.
Forum: Film vs Digital 08-21-2019
Replies: 14
Views: 758
Posted By charjohncarter
I had a day like that today. I came home and...

I had a day like that today. I came home and disconnected my phone, turned off the TV, and now I will turn off my computer. I have a book to read (not digital, a paper book) and spend the rest of...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 08-21-2019
Replies: 10
Views: 643
Posted By charjohncarter
You are right: amazing.

You are right: amazing.
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 08-20-2019
Replies: 17
Views: 852
Posted By charjohncarter
I've had three DSLRs and a mirrorless from the...

I've had three DSLRs and a mirrorless from the same manufacturer. Each one presented a new learning curve. But this last one the learning curve was not as bad. So maybe you adapt faster with some...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-19-2019
Replies: 2
Views: 223
Posted By charjohncarter
I've only taken one. But thanks for the reminder.

I've only taken one. But thanks for the reminder.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 08-19-2019
Replies: 169
Views: 6,462
Posted By charjohncarter
I just received a roll of Gold 200 and a roll of...

I just received a roll of Gold 200 and a roll of Fuji 200 that were develooped by Blue Moon is Portland. Here is one of each:

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48530633967_04d34bf4f6_z.jpg...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 08-16-2019
Replies: 1
Views: 447
Posted By charjohncarter
She really used a lot of different media. I...

She really used a lot of different media. I really like her Polaroids. I looks like Fuji Color Polaroid film.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 08-14-2019
Replies: 54
Views: 1,298
Posted By charjohncarter
I use these, and the only problem I've had is if...

I use these, and the only problem I've had is if your film is curled the first trip around it hits the entry plastic. So I have to make sure it passes, then I'm home free. I can't remember if they...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 08-12-2019
Replies: 9
Views: 306
Posted By charjohncarter
I've greatly reduced my dust problem. (1) I...

I've greatly reduced my dust problem. (1) I squeegee my negatives after a wash, photoflo, and then a final rinse with filtered water. I squeegee with two fingers and I do it twice (35mm and 120). ...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 08-11-2019
Replies: 1,695
Views: 434,727
Posted By charjohncarter
Pentax 6x7, 55mm lens, Astia...

Pentax 6x7, 55mm lens, Astia 100:

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48512164951_48b5ed28af_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2gURwv6)Astia 100 (expired) (https://flic.kr/p/2gURwv6) by John Carter...
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-10-2019
Replies: 23
Views: 943
Posted By charjohncarter
Before: https://live.staticflickr.com/7109/745124...

Before:

https://live.staticflickr.com/7109/7451247800_db985c7552_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/cmrAnE)TriX at 250 (https://flic.kr/p/cmrAnE) by John Carter (https://www.flickr.com/photos/carter3john/),...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 08-10-2019
Replies: 31
Views: 1,357
Posted By charjohncarter
I went for a walk today to try and figure out the...

I went for a walk today to try and figure out the HDR on my FF. I just wasn't as fun as a walk with my APS-C mirrorless.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-09-2019
Replies: 67
Views: 7,091
Posted By charjohncarter
Arista EDU ultra 400 (and 100) for me are...

Arista EDU ultra 400 (and 100) for me are oversensitive to blue (look at their color spectrum graph). So I use an Orange filter unless it is indoors or flat grey outside (which it hardly ever is in...
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-09-2019
Replies: 58
Views: 3,231
Posted By charjohncarter
Looks like they made some money. But I can never...

Looks like they made some money. But I can never really understand these reports. Also there isn't much on their website about film: do they make?
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 08-07-2019
Replies: 7
Views: 800
Posted By charjohncarter
I use ice to cool down my development, stop,...

I use ice to cool down my development, stop, fixer, and hypo clear in the Summer. In the winter I heat the water at the tap. I like the idea for putting the warm Summer water in the refrig until 68...
Forum: Scale Focus 35's 08-07-2019
Replies: 20
Views: 771
Posted By charjohncarter
I'm not; it is easy on subjects ten feet to...

I'm not; it is easy on subjects ten feet to infinity. But wide or just wider openings around five feet I can't 'nail it.'
Forum: Optics Theory - 08-07-2019
Replies: 10
Views: 706
Posted By charjohncarter
That's quit an equation. It will be interesting...

That's quit an equation. It will be interesting if anyone uses it.
Forum: Scale Focus 35's 08-05-2019
Replies: 20
Views: 771
Posted By charjohncarter
I bought (on Ebay) a Medis Rangefinder for $12...

I bought (on Ebay) a Medis Rangefinder for $12 (can't remember the shipping). I use it on a few cameras: Isolette, Nikonos, and even on an SLR with a wide angle lens. It is 2.5 inches long and the...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-04-2019
Replies: 110
Views: 4,165
Posted By charjohncarter
Fads change, some fads are realistic, other are...

Fads change, some fads are realistic, other are not. The Bessa R may be realistic, but I don't think the Olympus Trip 35 fad was realistic.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-04-2019
Replies: 112
Views: 3,842
Posted By charjohncarter
I-5, Central Valley, CA(dust...

I-5, Central Valley, CA(dust storm):

https://live.staticflickr.com/7760/18430209701_a61f04c699_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/u5BDfe)Expired Kodak MAX 400 2002 (https://flic.kr/p/u5BDfe) by John Carter...
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 08-03-2019
Replies: 8
Views: 378
Posted By charjohncarter
Mostly, I use a Vivitar 2600 D and it works, I...

Mostly, I use a Vivitar 2600 D and it works, I also built a set-up to use two Minolta 320x but I have to dial that one in (using non-auto setting on the flash) so I use it only with digital.

2600-D...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 08-03-2019
Replies: 1
Views: 364
Posted By charjohncarter
I have one that is completely different, but I...

I have one that is completely different, but I ordered it through B&H. Yours looks more heavy duty than mine.
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 08-02-2019
Replies: 19
Views: 1,013
Posted By charjohncarter
I don't know if any of you have tried Swift1's...

I don't know if any of you have tried Swift1's method of managing color when doing color scans. I have been using his method since I think 2015. (Colton you can correct me if I'm wrong about the...
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 08-01-2019
Replies: 19
Views: 1,013
Posted By charjohncarter
I posted this on the 'Fujicolor 200' thread: I...

I posted this on the 'Fujicolor 200' thread:

I forgot, I received your 'Twenty-One of 35' and it is great I really envy the way you process your color negative scans (as you know I use your tutorial...
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 08-01-2019
Replies: 8
Views: 378
Posted By charjohncarter
Here is what I have taped to my auto...

Here is what I have taped to my auto flashes:

fill flash
1. Check flash unit auto settings f stops, choose
2. Set camera to 1.5 stops closed from chosen f stop
And then set shutter for ambient...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-31-2019
Replies: 169
Views: 6,462
Posted By charjohncarter
When I find the thread I will.

When I find the thread I will.
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 07-31-2019
Replies: 8
Views: 523
Posted By charjohncarter
I have been reduced to just developing my B&W...

I have been reduced to just developing my B&W film with no dark room (changing bag, daylight tank). Then I scan and send to Costco for normal prints, and if I like some and want true B&W paper: Mpix...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-31-2019
Replies: 169
Views: 6,462
Posted By charjohncarter
I forgot, I received your 'Twenty-One of 35' and...

I forgot, I received your 'Twenty-One of 35' and it is great I really envy the way you process your color negative scans (as you know I use your tutorial on every color film I do).
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-31-2019
Replies: 169
Views: 6,462
Posted By charjohncarter
Looks like Oregon, nothing like family. My kids...

Looks like Oregon, nothing like family. My kids are grown with their own families. I miss them and call each one every week.
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 07-31-2019
Replies: 48
Views: 1,685
Posted By charjohncarter
Yesterday, I sent 60 frames of color film to be...

Yesterday, I sent 60 frames of color film to be developed at BlueMoon. After the trip to the post office I went for a morning walk. I took my heavy DSLR and took 18 shots. All turned out to be...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 07-30-2019
Replies: 31
Views: 1,158
Posted By charjohncarter
I know but she also wrecked three cars that I...

I know but she also wrecked three cars that I bought her: between her 16th year and her 22 year.
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 07-29-2019
Replies: 31
Views: 1,158
Posted By charjohncarter
I gave one to my daughter 25 years ago, and it...

I gave one to my daughter 25 years ago, and it was a great camera. Everything was fine then she told me on the way to a UCLA football game that her camera wasn't working. I asked her to see it, the...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-27-2019
Replies: 17
Views: 671
Posted By charjohncarter
https://live.staticflickr.com/4869/45766821624_c9a...

https://live.staticflickr.com/4869/45766821624_c9acc37fe4_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2cJfVzs)Ektachrome 1965 Port Ludlow, WA (https://flic.kr/p/2cJfVzs) by John Carter...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-26-2019
Replies: 65
Views: 2,541
Posted By charjohncarter
1963c, Ektachrome,...

1963c, Ektachrome, Instamatic:

https://live.staticflickr.com/3898/15313404676_d4fdbc9245_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/pkccGy)60s found slides (https://flic.kr/p/pkccGy) by John Carter...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 07-25-2019
Replies: 5
Views: 439
Posted By charjohncarter
I use mine on multiple cameras, good review:...

I use mine on multiple cameras, good review: thanks. I especially like it on my IIIf and my Spotmatic (I have a cold shoe). The Spotmatic has a built in meter but with VCII I can set everything...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-23-2019
Replies: 26
Views: 1,361
Posted By charjohncarter
It seems to be a simple fix, but I guess it...

It seems to be a simple fix, but I guess it isn't. I've used Kodak film with paper backing since the late fifties, and now they can't do backing right.
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-23-2019
Replies: 23
Views: 842
Posted By charjohncarter
I agree with raydm6, candid shots. Also seven...

I agree with raydm6, candid shots. Also seven year olds make it hard:

https://live.staticflickr.com/4420/36681426762_6996f78237_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/XTpUds)Kodak Gold 100...
Forum: Kodak Retina and Ektra Rangefinders 07-23-2019
Replies: 8
Views: 874
Posted By charjohncarter
Joseph Mihalyi certainly had a different approach...

Joseph Mihalyi certainly had a different approach to designing cameras. I didn't pick up on flash capability. And is the Royal Scott outboard related to Scott Atwater? Good article thanks.
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-21-2019
Replies: 23
Views: 688
Posted By charjohncarter
I hardly ever am in the situation to choose. I...

I hardly ever am in the situation to choose. I only take one camera usually with me. But when I wish I had color is when the scene is low contrast and it has different colors.
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-20-2019
Replies: 43
Views: 1,646
Posted By charjohncarter
I'm surprised that no one has suggested the...

I'm surprised that no one has suggested the Olympus 35RC (maybe someone has I didn't read the replies to closely). You have both automatic exposure (shutter priority), and complete manual. It is...
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 07-19-2019
Replies: 19
Views: 1,013
Posted By charjohncarter
Mine is on its way, maybe today.

Mine is on its way, maybe today.
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