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General Discussion • Re: Postcard circle event.

Wed, 01/15/2020 - 12:26
I am late but hope to send my January postcard next week.

Statistics: Posted by Julio1fer — Wed Jan 15, 2020 12:26 pm

General Discussion • Re: Postcard circle event.

Tue, 01/14/2020 - 07:58
I got back from a brief trip to discover that I received mine from Phil yesterday -- looks good!

Robert

Statistics: Posted by Brazile — Tue Jan 14, 2020 7:58 am

General Discussion • Re: Postcard circle event.

Sat, 01/11/2020 - 02:45
I'm in Moscow already... The guy from school who picks up the mail knows about the postcards and he always looks for me when one arrives, I know there is a big stuck in airports due Christmas and still I hope to get all of them

Statistics: Posted by alexvaras — Sat Jan 11, 2020 2:45 am

General Discussion • Re: Postcard circle event.

Fri, 01/10/2020 - 23:18
Yes, it is my month, and today I mailed out my cards to everyone. I guess Alex won't even see his from November until he returns to Moscow. I wonder how they hold up in the mail systems as they are somewhat thin (printed on mat card stock).

PF

Statistics: Posted by PFMcFarland — Fri Jan 10, 2020 11:18 pm

General Discussion • Re: Postcard circle event.

Fri, 01/10/2020 - 13:20
True, I think we all have the address of Phil (PF) so this is his month

Statistics: Posted by alexvaras — Fri Jan 10, 2020 1:20 pm

TLRs, SLRs, RFs, non-folders • Re: Rolleicord Va

Fri, 01/10/2020 - 13:19
Thank you, all.
This weekend I will start open it and it find out what is going on with the winding system and some pictures of the camera.

Statistics: Posted by alexvaras — Fri Jan 10, 2020 1:19 pm

TLRs, SLRs, RFs, non-folders • Re: Rolleicord Va

Fri, 01/10/2020 - 08:16
I like these a lot, Alex. Thanks for showing them to us.

Robert

Statistics: Posted by Brazile — Fri Jan 10, 2020 8:16 am

General Discussion • Re: Postcard circle event.

Thu, 01/09/2020 - 20:34
Phil, my January contribution went into the mail today (Thurs 9/1/20).

Philip

Statistics: Posted by Philip — Thu Jan 09, 2020 8:34 pm

TLRs, SLRs, RFs, non-folders • Re: Rolleicord Va

Thu, 01/09/2020 - 13:48
Oh my. These are wonderful.

I bought (cheaply) a Rolleicord about 25 years ago. Its viewing glass was broken so I never used it other than to put one roll through it. Your pictures make me want to find it and use it again.

Philip

Statistics: Posted by Philip — Thu Jan 09, 2020 1:48 pm

TLRs, SLRs, RFs, non-folders • Re: Rolleicord Va

Thu, 01/09/2020 - 08:37
The Rolleicord Va is one of the cameras I have fond memories of.
My uncle had it, even with the 35mm conversion kit and many of the pcitures of my family were taken with it.

PS. Lovely pictures of Bilbao.. show us one of sone Pil-Pil... yum

Statistics: Posted by titrisol — Thu Jan 09, 2020 8:37 am

TLRs, SLRs, RFs, non-folders • Re: Rolleicord Va

Thu, 01/09/2020 - 06:58
Thank you, Julio and Phil.
Looks quite right, Alex. What lens?

I have a Rolleicord V with the Xenar lens and like it a lot.Same Xenar as yours.

Statistics: Posted by alexvaras — Thu Jan 09, 2020 6:58 am

TLRs, SLRs, RFs, non-folders • Re: Rolleicord Va

Wed, 01/08/2020 - 21:44
Good thing you know how to fix things when someone has mucked around with the camera. Bilbao is looking fine.

PF

Statistics: Posted by PFMcFarland — Wed Jan 08, 2020 9:44 pm

TLRs, SLRs, RFs, non-folders • Re: Rolleicord Va

Wed, 01/08/2020 - 16:45
Looks quite right, Alex. What lens?

I have a Rolleicord V with the Xenar lens and like it a lot.

Statistics: Posted by Julio1fer — Wed Jan 08, 2020 4:45 pm

TLRs, SLRs, RFs, non-folders • Rolleicord Va

Wed, 01/08/2020 - 14:51
Hi all,

Before Xmas I ordered what it seemed a good Rolleicord Va model from France to my parents in Spain, when I got there two of the front plate screws were really out... The front plate was really out of place... peeling the leather helped to screw them back, front lens has several cleaning marks and winding mechanism doesn't work well... in two rolls I lost 3 frames.

With the help of the ground glass I could see the infinity and close focusing was 'okish' so I shot two Neopan 400 rolls in the following days.

These are some photos of my home town Bilbao, some others will come later...


Roots - Bilbao.


Santiago Cathedral gate.


Town Hall and Nervion river.


Zubizuri bridge reflection.


Sunset near museum.

Full album:
https://flic.kr/s/aHsmKA4qyP

So far the problem with the winding is the only issue I have found after the shooting unless you consider sharpness is not the best?

Thank you for looking,
Alex

Statistics: Posted by alexvaras — Wed Jan 08, 2020 2:51 pm

General Discussion • Re: Postcard circle event.

Tue, 01/07/2020 - 19:39
I got *two* postcards todays. One was Robert's lovely 4x5 contact print of Doane's Falls (postmarked, by the way, 15 Dec -- so three weeks travel time). The other is Alex's very amusing picture of a train-travelling dog grinning ear-to-ear while taking up an entie seat. It was mailed 23 Nov -- so about six weeks travel time.

The Post Office must have been sweeping out the corners today -- we also received five Christmas cards!

Philip

Statistics: Posted by Philip — Tue Jan 07, 2020 7:39 pm

Words/No Words • New Year, New Construction, 2020

Sat, 01/04/2020 - 22:18
Been some activity up here on the hill, so a little update is in order.

The first apartment building is around 80-85% complete, the second one is closed in, and the foundation for the third building has been poured.


Building One by P F McFarland, on Flickr


Progression by P F McFarland, on Flickr

Across the road the town and patio homes section is being prepped with water and sewer lines, building pads, and the outline of new streets.


Looking Down A New Street by P F McFarland, on Flickr

More at https://flic.kr/s/aHsmKuwJcz

I hope to move before this all is complete, and 180 new tenants and owners move in.

PF

Statistics: Posted by PFMcFarland — Sat Jan 04, 2020 10:18 pm