Jochen's Recent Activity

  1. Jochen replied to the thread printing on metal - DIY or send out.

    Whenever you are pondering some printing process, try to investigate it's pitfalls and challenges before you start doing it at home. I...

    Apr 24, 2018 at 2:20 AM
  2. Jochen replied to the thread Frustrating.

    While you are looking, ponder if you 'll want them to be both eyes at 1.5 -1m. Maybe keeping the not shooting eye corrected to infinity...

    Apr 23, 2018 at 7:20 AM
  3. Jochen replied to the thread Frustrated trying to roll 120 film around stainless steel real.

    I understand their fans value the ability to re-use them immediately instead of "tomorrow"? But yes, I am in your boat. Better dig out...

    Apr 23, 2018 at 7:12 AM
  4. Jochen liked Bill C's post in the thread Has digital photography made commercial photographers poor?.

    I see. To me, an "amateur" is not so limited, although they can be. It's too bad we don't have some better terms to distinguish between...

    Apr 22, 2018 at 6:41 PM
  5. Jochen liked Bill C's post in the thread Has digital photography made commercial photographers poor?.

    I've done a fair amount of lighting design for those sorts of situations, including overhead rail systems with softboxes hanging on...

    Apr 22, 2018 at 6:40 PM
  6. Jochen liked Vincent Peri's post in the thread Has digital photography made commercial photographers poor?.

    Hmm... digital is great for letting people know how bad they are immediately instead of waiting a week to get film developed... [img]

    Apr 22, 2018 at 6:32 PM
  7. Jochen replied to the thread Frustrated trying to roll 120 film around stainless steel real.

    I'm a die hard plastic reel fan but recalling you have to bend your film, the way it was not rolled to get it into steel reels? Maybe...

    Apr 22, 2018 at 12:00 PM
  8. Jochen replied to the thread Frustrating.

    No clue about optometrists. I think "impossible" is more likely to get used on the phone than face to face with you and hands on the...

    Apr 22, 2018 at 4:29 AM
  9. Jochen replied to the thread Cleaning Rust and Corrosion on Lens Body.

    Grats on your catch! Upon the cleaning: I'd try to chat up some dentist / dental technician for shopping advice, where those guys get...

    Apr 22, 2018 at 4:11 AM
  10. Jochen replied to the thread Push-pull lenses and sensor dust question?.

    The big question is how much the issue matters. - You'll get the most dust during lens changes. So as long as you haven't enough bodies...

    Apr 22, 2018 at 3:34 AM
  11. Jochen replied to the thread USB3.0 worthy upgrade?.

    USB 3.0 seems "nice to have" but not absolutely essential to me. Clarifying: The machine at work has only USB 2.0 at the front panel. -...

    Apr 21, 2018 at 12:56 AM
  12. Jochen liked William Michael's post in the thread What do you carry on "the street".

    It seems to me a contradiction that documenting of everyday life that unfolds in "Public Places" would not by definition - involve...

    Apr 19, 2018 at 9:07 PM
  13. Jochen replied to the thread Old lenses.

    Who makes and names them that way? - AFAIK Nikon bodies have more flange distance than M42 so mechanically adapting a lens provides no...

    Apr 19, 2018 at 3:26 AM
  14. Jochen replied to the thread Has digital photography made commercial photographers poor?.

    No, it isn't "new" at all. I was old enough to look at the struggling professional scene in the late 80s and met a fair share of...

    Apr 18, 2018 at 9:32 PM
  15. Jochen liked Fred G's post in the thread Has digital photography made commercial photographers poor?.

    A medium does not make a photographer. It takes talent, creativity, an eye, and some business sense if you're going commercial. Some...

    Apr 18, 2018 at 9:14 PM