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Discussion in 'Post Your Photos' started by porkphoto, Feb 11, 2018.

  1. porkphoto

    porkphoto Member Site Supporter

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  2. rayallen

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    You could not expect better results than that. Very nice. Did you purchase an adapter to mount the lens on the 1Ds?
    I have an adapter to allow me to mount my Takumar screw-mount lenses on my 1Ds and it works fine and gives focus confirmation as it has contacts on the rear of the adapter.
    I also bought an adapter to mount my Pentax K-mount lenses. It showed that it had the contacts on the rear but when it arrived it did not and the 1Ds showed an error message and would not work and neither would the 20D. I returned the adapter and got a full refund. But that adapter only works with lenses that have an aperture ring and I only have one K-mount lens that does. So, I am abandoning that idea and will just use my screw mount lenses.
     
  3. porkphoto

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    Yes I bought adapters for Nikon, Leica R, Pentax screw mount and Mamiya Medium format. All work just fine on all my Canon bodies. My best works so far comes from the Leica R lenses and the Schneider-Kreuznach lens. The pentax screw mount lenses can be had for a song and they produce exceptional images as well.
     
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    I have been collecting screw-mount Takumars for many years and I now have all I need. All I need now is the time to use them all!
     
  5. Craig Sherriff

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    I can only agree with you Ray, I recently purchased a M42 to FD mount for my Canon T70 film camera, the primitive light metering system seems to work fine with this setup . I haven't developed the film to see how they come out yet. My digital canons also work fine but the only draw back is a minor one, sometimes I am slightly out of focus. This shows up on close inspection of the photo but I find a easy way to fix this is put the camera in live-view and press the positive zoom button and focus
     
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    Good on you, Craig, for still using film. My film days are over.
    I envy your having live view on your Canon digitals. My Canon digitals pre-date that feature and it would be useful. I have two Pentax digitals and only one of them has it.
     
  7. Craig Sherriff

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    Film cameras are plentiful and cheap, you can get lens adapters for most camera\lens combos and you can still get film processed locally down in Hobart. It cost $20 to get it processed and put on a disc or you can use a postal service. Digital can not replace that tinge of excitement when you first open a pack of newly developed photos and can not wait to see how they come out. I have been setting up a dark room under my house so soon I hope to be developing film and Photos. I already have enlargers and various dark room equipment. The cost of printing a large photo and developing film is starting to become cheaper compared to a inkjet printer and above all I don't have a lady of the house to clamp down on my excessive camera gear expenditure. Life is good!
     
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    Lucky you Craig. I scan my own negs so all I have the lab do is develop only. Pro Photo Connection in Irvine California charges $5.00 US per roll. At least that was what it was the last time I went there.
     
  9. Craig Sherriff

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    $5 a roll, that's cheaper than what it cost me to process it myself but it works out cheaper for me to do a large amount of film and enlargements.
     
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    Here's a screenshot from their website.
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  11. Craig Sherriff

    Craig Sherriff Active Member Site Supporter

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    Unfortunately postage blows the cost out, it would have been nice if they were in Australia too.
     
  12. porkphoto

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    Yes, international postage is a killer gremlin.
     

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