walk into the light

Discussion in 'Black and White' started by stillshunter, Dec 26, 2013.

  1. stillshunter

    stillshunter Leica Place Regular

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    Dec 26, 2013
    …fostered a travelling camera recently - Fed-2 with Industar-61. Very nteresting camera to play with and I was mighty surprised what this old Russian glass could do…

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    into the light by stillshunter, on Flickr
    Kodak TMY2 (TMax400), Ilford Perceptol 1+3 - 17mins @ 20deg.
     
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  2. Brian

    Brian Super Moderator Subscribing Member

    Apr 3, 2013
    The Industar-61 is one of the best Tessar formula 50mm lenses that you will find, made using low-dispersion glass.

    The Fed-2 has a long-base rangefinder, very accurate. Get one with good curtains- it's a great user. "My Theory"- it looks like the Russians based the Fed-2 on the Leica IV prototypes made before and during World War II.
     
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  3. carlb

    carlb Leica Place Top Veteran Subscribing Member

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    May 1, 2013
    Beautiful, Mark. Pensive, complex feel.

    That's quite the development time for the Ilford, is it usually so slow?
     
  4. stillshunter

    stillshunter Leica Place Regular

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    Dec 26, 2013
    Thank you kindly. Yes that's box speed. Sort of good though as it's more forgiving of the vagaries of temperature and time …sometimes my developing could be a tad more scientific :blush:
     
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  5. XVARIOR

    XVARIOR Leica Place Regular

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    Dec 9, 2013
    Beyond Beautiful. Beyond breathtaking.


    The XVarior
     
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