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06-28-2009, 11:54 AM
graflex d with a 23 graphic roll back taped to the back
and probably an agfa shur shot

06-28-2009, 12:04 PM
I'm shooting;

Canon F-1 (original)
Minolta XE-7 w/58 f/1.4
Minolta XD-11 w/MC 50/1.4
Pentax Spotmatic w/Super Tak 50/1.4
Fujica Compact Deluxe
Konica Auto S2

06-28-2009, 12:35 PM
Whenever my tripod arrives, I will be happily trying out my new Sinar F+.

06-29-2009, 10:23 PM
I used a Kodak Jiffy 6-20 from '33 this week.

06-30-2009, 03:28 AM
I'm shooting with a Canon F1N AE body loaded with Fuji Velvia 50, and a Canon EF body with Fuji 400X.

06-30-2009, 04:49 PM
An fR Reporter camera (an inexpensive 2.25x3.25 press camera) with a 4" Petzval mounted on a copal #1 shutter. Who knows? The lens seems to cover 6x6 better than 6x9 and it would really help to have a view screen.... (G.A.S. attack may be imminent) Maybe a Bronica or it's more expensive cousins?

07-02-2009, 08:25 AM
This week im shooting with:
Nikon F100 w/ilford fp4+ 20-100 f3.5
Graflex 22 w/Ektar 100 120
Pacemaker Speed Graphic w/Ilford fp4+

07-02-2009, 08:30 AM
I'll be using the Rolleiflex over the weekend.

07-04-2009, 01:06 PM
A Canon T90 for color and a Nikon N65 for B&W.

07-04-2009, 01:27 PM
Franka Rolfix with Radionar lens 6x9 with Fuji Acros 100, Bronica ETRS for "street shooting 4th of July), really enjoying the 120 format lately, and a Nikon N80 (Kodachrome for fireworks of course!).

I am 47, and have been a photo hobbyist since about 1977, worked for a studio for 5 years, owned a Bronica ETRS back in the 80s, and various Nikon equipment. Since purchasing the Franka Rolfix and shooting 6x9cm B&W and making my own prints again in a "wet darkroom" I realized something. All the money I spent on 35mm and 645 format equipment over the years was just an attempt to achieve through technology (better lenses?) what the older larger formats could achieve by sheer size. I am not 100 percent sure but I think the negatives from my Frank Rolfix (which I got on E-bay for under $50 US) are sharper than those shot with my Bronica ETRS, at least they appear sharper on the print easel under the focusing aid, and the 11x14 prints are outstanding (yes a bit of softness in the corners, but I like the effect).

I am not sure that moving up to 4x5 would fit my shooting style, but a Graflex Century with a 6x9 back (or two, or three), and some lens movement seems very attractive, and I would not have to upgrade my darkroom.

And my Dad said I would never learn anything.

Peter Schrager
07-04-2009, 09:13 PM
my new/old polaroid 450 and the fuji 100 pack film....forgot exactly how much fun instant film photography really is!! and the results are beautiful
Best, Peter

P C Headland
07-28-2009, 04:28 AM
This weekend, it was a new-to-me Ricoh 500G rangefinder loaded with Kodak BW400CN. This is the first proper roll through the camera, and first time I've used the BW400CN film.

It's quite a nice little camera to use, shutter priority or manual, and works (meterless) without batteries. It does have a slightly strange sounding shutter - as sort of "ping" sound. All part of the character I suppose.

I picked the roll up yesterday from the photo shop, and the results look good.

07-28-2009, 04:42 AM
At the end of this week I am going on vacation (Istanbul and Bangkok :) ).
So this week and next 3 weeks I am shooting with nikon F3 with 50/1.8, and another F3 with 105/2.5.

07-28-2009, 07:50 AM
This week I will be trying out an Agifold loaded in FP4+

07-28-2009, 09:24 AM
Nikon F5 and 70-300mm VR lens. I wanna check these two babies working out together.

07-28-2009, 09:49 AM
Lug'n me Toyo View 4x5 around...

and me Mamiya RZ with extra double pounder prism

And mayhaps my Yashica Mat 124G

or me 6x9 folder....

Loaded with FP4 and HP5

08-03-2009, 05:23 PM
I WAS supposed to be trying out an Agifold. Alas when I tried to give it a CLA I found the rangefinder had shed most of the siver (or Aluminium) from it's semi-silvered beam splitter. Consequently I have left it in bits whilst I source a new bit of semi-silvered glass.

So instead - I've resurrected a Voigtlander Perkeo I. I tried this out a few weeks ago, it was a lemon :(
I purchased it off eBargumBay... It looked good but was incapable of taking a sharp picture. Ater a bit of TLC it seems someone had taken the front focussing ring off, maybe to clean the otics - and refitted it without setting up the distance scale.

A few minutes with a bright light and a tape measure and hopefully it may perform a little better, now :)

08-03-2009, 06:11 PM
Zeiss Ikon Ikonta 521/16 with Kodak Portra 800
Zeiss Ikon Nettar 515 with Fuji Provia 100
Zeiss Ikon Box Tengor 56/2 with Fuji Reala 100
I like Zeiss Ikon cameras :D

08-14-2009, 03:27 PM
This week I'm shooting with a new to me Canon FD 20mm f2.8 lens on a Canon T90 body.

08-14-2009, 03:28 PM
Canon AE-1/50mm f/1.4 S.S.C./Tri-X.