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Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-31-2015
Replies: 2,707
Views: 527,853
Posted By lam
https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5683/23982044162_f7...

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5683/23982044162_f7f1e82eca_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/Cxdfd3)Asahi Pentax, one for any situation. (https://flic.kr/p/Cxdfd3) by Dave Lam...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-10-2015
Replies: 2,707
Views: 527,853
Posted By lam
https://pbs.twimg.com/media/CVuiuDjVEAA6W3S.jpg...

https://pbs.twimg.com/media/CVuiuDjVEAA6W3S.jpg Dropping by
Forum: Zeiss Contax 12-10-2015
Replies: 26
Views: 1,812
Posted By lam
Reminds me of an old Mac Pro tower shrunken and...

Reminds me of an old Mac Pro tower shrunken and some dials placed upon it.

AH or a external harddrive case ..!
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 12-07-2015
Replies: 252
Views: 45,416
Posted By lam
I agree with this process fully, having used many...

I agree with this process fully, having used many high-dpi scanners that cost ridiculous amounts and are effectively dead products. :D

Food for though; I scan for archiving. i.e. I put the negatives...
Forum: Zeiss Contax 11-24-2015
Replies: 266
Views: 45,080
Posted By lam
Recently combined two G2's to make one working...

Recently combined two G2's to make one working one.. https://farm1.staticflickr.com/702/23283199125_7b18c63e1d_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/BtstVF)Mostly black Contax G2 (https://flic.kr/p/BtstVF) by...
Forum: Zeiss Contax 11-11-2015
Replies: 266
Views: 45,080
Posted By lam
Used a spare G1 body as painting...

Used a spare G1 body as painting practice..

https://farm1.staticflickr.com/566/22955558685_a1ded540d3_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/AYveQz)Black (Panda) Contax G1 with Gaffer Special 45/2 Planar...
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 11-09-2015
Replies: 27
Views: 1,795
Posted By lam
I actually just sold a Nikkor-S.C. 5cm f1.4 LTM,...

I actually just sold a Nikkor-S.C. 5cm f1.4 LTM, which is based on the Zeiss Sonnar. It is .9m but has a 'close focus' function in that there is a ball click after .9m you lose RF coupling but it...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-03-2015
Replies: 365
Views: 39,784
Posted By lam
Ah Portra 400NC Expired variety.. home developed...

Ah Portra 400NC Expired variety.. home developed Tetenal C-41. :D I'm loving your photos. Struggling to resist trying to buy either a SWC or tech camera with wide angle :bang:
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-03-2015
Replies: 365
Views: 39,784
Posted By lam
Recently had a chance to play with an SWC, love...

Recently had a chance to play with an SWC, love it.

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5682/21737387393_7222208eba_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/z7RMXg)Alley dining. (https://flic.kr/p/z7RMXg) by Dave Lam...
Forum: DIYS Modifications 09-29-2014
Replies: 37
Views: 13,031
Posted By lam
I commend you on your efforts! Think an A7 chip...

I commend you on your efforts! Think an A7 chip would fit directly on the film rails OK without grinding (the rails)?
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 07-23-2014
Replies: 1,863
Views: 411,097
Posted By lam
https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3919/14750004253_13...

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3919/14750004253_134de04b65_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/otpCoa)Breeze by a flower. (https://flic.kr/p/otpCoa) by lamlux.net (https://www.flickr.com/people//), on...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 07-22-2014
Replies: 1,096
Views: 296,853
Posted By lam
https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3838/14535707028_97...

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3838/14535707028_97ef8c99b5_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/o9tihq)
Rolleiflex 2.8C Planar (https://flic.kr/p/o9tihq) by lamlux.net (https://www.flickr.com/people//), on...
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 07-08-2014
Replies: 1,096
Views: 266,512
Posted By lam
A few from my Super Ikonta 531, after cleaning...

A few from my Super Ikonta 531, after cleaning out the lens and RF mechanism:

https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2910/14573768076_a120130fe2_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/ocQnvo)
Backyard composed....
Forum: Sony A7 Series - All Models 07-08-2014
Replies: 6
Views: 1,304
Posted By lam
I just slap M lens or OM lens or Pentax K lens I...

I just slap M lens or OM lens or Pentax K lens I have on hand and just use it like a film camera, i.e. manual focus, focus-peak or scale focus.

Glad you're enjoying it :) They can only get cheaper,...
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE 05-18-2014
Replies: 85
Views: 58,423
Posted By lam
https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5513/14213583051_69...

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5513/14213583051_699cf1639e_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/nE1k3K)
Took this out for a roll today. (https://flic.kr/p/nE1k3K) by lamlux.net...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 05-12-2014
Replies: 73
Views: 7,096
Posted By lam
Excellent thank you for sharing the link!

Excellent thank you for sharing the link!
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 05-02-2014
Replies: 4
Views: 743
Posted By lam
Hi Mike, Generally the best approach is a...

Hi Mike,
Generally the best approach is a multi-approach.
Check completed ebay listings for used items that you own, look through alot of them, atleast 20 items to get a decent price figure.
Then...
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 02-13-2014
Replies: 213
Views: 19,713
Posted By lam
Fascinating study, I wondered too, did the extra...

Fascinating study, I wondered too, did the extra space hold special features like quad-core image processing or something..
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 02-13-2014
Replies: 70
Views: 3,973
Posted By lam
Likely M-Rokkor 40/2 CLE :) Works very good on...

Likely M-Rokkor 40/2 CLE :)

Works very good on both my M2 and A7R.
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 02-11-2014
Replies: 45
Views: 12,296
Posted By lam
In my experience with Epson Flatbeds, going from...

In my experience with Epson Flatbeds, going from the V300 to V500 to V700, there is a difference in quality from V300 to V700, but it is very miniscule, but there.

I'd suggest using these settings...
Forum: Sony E Lenses / Adapted Lenses / Adapters / Images 02-10-2014
Replies: 21
Views: 2,353
Posted By lam
Nice work!!

Nice work!!
Forum: Sony A7 Series - All Models 02-07-2014
Replies: 38
Views: 4,613
Posted By lam
I'd wish for this forum to be renamed "Sony...

I'd wish for this forum to be renamed "Sony E-Mount" from NEX since, NEX is dead.

Imagine A7R sensor in an R-D1 ;)
Forum: Sony E Lenses / Adapted Lenses / Adapters / Images 02-03-2014
Replies: 18
Views: 3,542
Posted By lam
Great shots thanks for sharing :)

Great shots thanks for sharing :)
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-31-2014
Replies: 6
Views: 910
Posted By lam
Yes thanks for sharing :) 100 years

Yes thanks for sharing :) 100 years
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-31-2014
Replies: 7,683
Views: 2,884,906
Posted By lam
http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7303/12226970213_1b7...

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7303/12226970213_1b7d7ed5d7_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/davelamnet/12226970213/)
I always show pretty M's, well, this is what happens when the postman doesn't...
Forum: Sony E Lenses / Adapted Lenses / Adapters / Images 01-31-2014
Replies: 8
Views: 1,389
Posted By lam
*internet sarcasm* Clearly Fuji's lens would be...

*internet sarcasm* Clearly Fuji's lens would be 41.9 and thousands of replies on the internet would say that is because with APS-C you only need 41.9 for all your needs.*internet sarcasm*

In...
Forum: Sony A7 Series - All Models 01-31-2014
Replies: 24
Views: 3,229
Posted By lam
I was reminded of this thread when I saw that...

I was reminded of this thread when I saw that teardown, made me think, Sony certainly have an upper hand on some if not most of the digital camera manufacturers in some key areas, like board design...
Forum: Sony A7 Series - All Models 01-29-2014
Replies: 4
Views: 970
Posted By lam
Nice shot :)

Nice shot :)
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 01-29-2014
Replies: 136
Views: 9,054
Posted By lam
Thumbs up https://pbs.twimg.com/media/BfKA3ToCUAA0Di8.png

https://pbs.twimg.com/media/BfKA3ToCUAA0Di8.png
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 01-25-2014
Replies: 175
Views: 33,070
Posted By lam
The Leica M folks are just trying to reduce the...

The Leica M folks are just trying to reduce the chance of burning holes in their shutters :bang:; that Canon guy on the other hand, what a ..
Forum: Sony A7 Series - All Models 01-25-2014
Replies: 504
Views: 73,912
Posted By lam
I ditched the AF functionality for manual focus...

I ditched the AF functionality for manual focus (disabled AF function by using f25), and just started using the focus peak and zoom method I use with the Leica M lenses.

A7R Contax G 28mm...
Forum: Sony A7 Series - All Models 01-24-2014
Replies: 504
Views: 73,912
Posted By lam
Completely agreed on both points. I find the...

Completely agreed on both points.

I find the M8/M9 still pretty amazing!! I love the CCD and colors and sharpness, but like some I have to make compromises (aka can't afford both, and one doesn't do...
Forum: Sony A7 Series - All Models 01-24-2014
Replies: 504
Views: 73,912
Posted By lam
Taken with the unusable Contax G28 f2.8 and Sony...

Taken with the unusable Contax G28 f2.8 and Sony A7R.

http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5542/12125884994_a727d973b6_b.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/davelamnet/12125884994/)
Barriers....
Forum: Sony A7 Series - All Models 01-22-2014
Replies: 504
Views: 73,912
Posted By lam
Yeah, I went from using "Lens Compensation" app...

Yeah, I went from using "Lens Compensation" app within the Sony camera to Lightroom 5's "Flat Field" Plug-in and it's producing dramatically better results, like Chris mentions, using a translucent...
Forum: Zeiss Contax 01-21-2014
Replies: 221
Views: 38,362
Posted By lam
http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5517/11790175763_18e...

http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5517/11790175763_18e623d14a_b.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/davelamnet/11790175763/)
Strong cast. (http://www.flickr.com/photos/davelamnet/11790175763/) by...
Forum: Zeiss Contax 01-21-2014
Replies: 266
Views: 45,080
Posted By lam
Thought i'd bring this thread a little bit of...

Thought i'd bring this thread a little bit of current happenings :)

http://lamfoto.net/koken/storage/cache/images/000/086/contax-g-sony-a7r-harmony,large.jpg
Forum: Sony A7 Series - All Models 01-21-2014
Replies: 504
Views: 73,912
Posted By lam
Chris, very briefly, the A7 is better for...

Chris, very briefly, the A7 is better for wide-angle, short flange distance lenses.
Both cameras are sufficiently capable of wide angle SLR flange distance lenses.

Now, I just got my Techart V2 AF...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 01-21-2014
Replies: 67
Views: 3,810
Posted By lam
Easiest way to explain: Contax G focuses like...

Easiest way to explain: Contax G focuses like Nikkor AF-D lenses. Screw-drive type.
Forum: Sony E Lenses / Adapted Lenses / Adapters / Images 01-21-2014
Replies: 12
Views: 6,619
Posted By lam
For me, the cost of the adapter is worth it...

For me, the cost of the adapter is worth it having not to focus peak rough approximate focus, hit magnify twice to reach enough magnification to get critical focus.

Nice review you put up there, I...
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 01-21-2014
Replies: 19
Views: 3,396
Posted By lam
As much as I love Sigma Foveon cameras, it'd take...

As much as I love Sigma Foveon cameras, it'd take something special from Sigma... like having someone else build the cameras for them and they make the sensor. Imagine, Sony E mount Foveon full-frame.
Forum: Sony A7 Series - All Models 01-19-2014
Replies: 504
Views: 73,912
Posted By lam
Nice work Kirk :) Messing with the M-Rokkor 28mm...

Nice work Kirk :)

Messing with the M-Rokkor 28mm f2.8 CLE with A7R and Sony Lens Compensation app.

http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3679/12045062104_3222998875_b.jpg...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 01-19-2014
Replies: 54
Views: 3,782
Posted By lam
Bump to this thread :) voted too, thanks for...

Bump to this thread :) voted too, thanks for painless process!
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-17-2014
Replies: 35
Views: 3,182
Posted By lam
*COUGH* group buy with a few folks split into...

*COUGH* group buy with a few folks split into 100ft sections *COUGH* ;)
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 01-17-2014
Replies: 97
Views: 7,799
Posted By lam
Yes I hope all is well! :(

Yes I hope all is well! :(
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-16-2014
Replies: 30
Views: 3,284
Posted By lam
Buy another CLE and don't drop it :) (I'm saying...

Buy another CLE and don't drop it :)

(I'm saying this with all seriousness, as another CLE on top of yours as a loss is still cheaper than a "classic" M6)
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 01-16-2014
Replies: 26
Views: 5,706
Posted By lam
Best I can...

Best I can do.
https://web.archive.org/web/20130319213240/http://www.panum.de/rolleiflex_screen.htm
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-16-2014
Replies: 6,182
Views: 477,292
Posted By lam
There's a trend lately...

There's a trend lately :eek:

http://farm3.staticflickr.com/2859/11967773445_47aecc8cc2_b.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/davelamnet/11967773445/)
Black Contax G2 Set...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-14-2014
Replies: 26
Views: 2,667
Posted By lam
Er, I mean I'm waiting for my very own Black...

Er, I mean I'm waiting for my very own Black Contax G 45 in the mail to me.. It is G mount still, i have a black G2 and plan to adapt to my A7R as well.
Forum: Sony A7 Series - All Models 01-14-2014
Replies: 24
Views: 3,229
Posted By lam
Thanks for the heads up, not buying Metabones...

Thanks for the heads up, not buying Metabones adapter.
Forum: Sony NEX APS-C format 01-14-2014
Replies: 31
Views: 3,116
Posted By lam
My sentiments, it's unfortunate yes, and none of...

My sentiments, it's unfortunate yes, and none of us know the circumstances or conditions or anything yet we all voice our mass-hatred for ill appropriate customer service and generalizations for a...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-14-2014
Replies: 26
Views: 2,667
Posted By lam
Ah you lucky devil :) even more the G 45 you...

Ah you lucky devil :) even more the G 45 you bought was black too.
I'm currently waiting my own black G 45 in the post.

Do let us know your impressions!
Forum: Sony A7 Series - All Models 01-13-2014
Replies: 504
Views: 73,912
Posted By lam
@uhoh007: Wow Zeiss 50/1.5 shot is very well...

@uhoh007: Wow Zeiss 50/1.5 shot is very well executed there :)

Have a few to add:
A7R + Olympus OM 50mm f1.8 "Made in Japan" (Late...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 01-12-2014
Replies: 252
Views: 45,416
Posted By lam
I use a Pakon F-135 Plus for general purpose 35mm...

I use a Pakon F-135 Plus for general purpose 35mm scanning (8x10 print size is more than enough for me, and/or posting on the web)

For archiving specific photos on a roll I use my Microtek ArtixScan...
Forum: Sony A7 Series - All Models 01-10-2014
Replies: 11
Views: 1,707
Posted By lam
This is my setup currently; Main two rigs: - Sony...

This is my setup currently;
Main two rigs:
- Sony A7R + HVL-60am flash
- Contax G2 28/45/90 (28 pending use on A7R depending how well "Lens Compensation" app handles it)
- Techart V2 Contax G to Sony...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 01-10-2014
Replies: 97
Views: 7,799
Posted By lam
Nearly forgot!

Nearly forgot!
Forum: Sony A7 Series - All Models 01-10-2014
Replies: 504
Views: 73,912
Posted By lam
A7R w/ Rokkor 40mm f2 CLE...

A7R w/ Rokkor 40mm f2 CLE

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7374/11880102574_eefdc5fbb9_b.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/davelamnet/11880102574/)
State Law....
Forum: Sony A7 Series - All Models 01-09-2014
Replies: 504
Views: 73,912
Posted By lam
Hmm, Xpan lens, interesting :) A7R w/ Rokkor...

Hmm, Xpan lens, interesting :)

A7R w/ Rokkor 40mm f2 CLE

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7376/11855695506_97154fd01d_b.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/davelamnet/11855695506/)
Frozen coke....
Forum: Sony E Lenses / Adapted Lenses / Adapters / Images 01-09-2014
Replies: 33
Views: 5,324
Posted By lam
I'm using a Hawk V3 after returning the V2.5...

I'm using a Hawk V3 after returning the V2.5 seeing that V3 eliminates the excess metal that could (and probably) did block some light out. It's very nice. Infinity adjustment for the infinity lock. ...
Forum: Sony A7 Series - All Models 12-21-2013
Replies: 48
Views: 4,493
Posted By lam
I'd go for the A7R and the 40/90/15 setup. :)

I'd go for the A7R and the 40/90/15 setup. :)
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-21-2013
Replies: 8
Views: 1,493
Posted By lam
If anything is to be learned from this, it's that...

If anything is to be learned from this, it's that color rolls should be easily accessible. :) Thanks for sharing the great video.
Forum: Sony A7 Series - All Models 12-20-2013
Replies: 504
Views: 73,912
Posted By lam
First post in this thread :) Got an A7, and put...

First post in this thread :)

Got an A7, and put my ZM Zeiss Sonnar 50/1.5 on it.

http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5527/11473590816_6c115fb57f_b.jpg...
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 12-13-2013
Replies: 309
Views: 144,574
Posted By lam
ZM Still...

ZM Still alive!

http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5531/11356364016_2c66081d9d_b.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/davelamnet/11356364016/)
Zeiss Ikon Set...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-12-2013
Replies: 16
Views: 1,029
Posted By lam
I knew USPS delivered for FedEx and UPS and the...

I knew USPS delivered for FedEx and UPS and the planes themselves some of them are USPS but not a percentage, very interesting, and very sorry for those who have had issues with the shipping :(
Forum: Photo Software 12-11-2013
Replies: 8
Views: 960
Posted By lam
I tend to keep in mind that it'll generally look...

I tend to keep in mind that it'll generally look darker (backlit vs light reflected on) and that it probably won't be as sharp as the monitor.
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 12-11-2013
Replies: 67
Views: 3,886
Posted By lam
"Past performance is not an guarantee of future...

"Past performance is not an guarantee of future success"

All of the blah blah about Sony not supporting technologies and whatever is unfounded, when's the last time Sony made a full-frame mirror...
Forum: Sony E Lenses / Adapted Lenses / Adapters / Images 12-08-2013
Replies: 242
Views: 64,938
Posted By lam
Great photos...! where the heck is mine. I can't...

Great photos...! where the heck is mine. I can't wait.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-08-2013
Replies: 23
Views: 4,689
Posted By lam
Held one in the store and it was quite light. It...

Held one in the store and it was quite light. It also had the bespoke 50/1.8G on it too..... Would be dandy for travel, maybe not so much for big heavy lenses. Then again I have a 35/1.2 Nokton on my...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-04-2013
Replies: 23
Views: 2,851
Posted By lam
So let's imagine a digital CLE would be...

So let's imagine a digital CLE would be made.

The first rumors from sonyCLE.com would be about (SR5) and "OMG! LEICA KILLER!" would be the title.

There would be about 500+ comments about how this...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 12-04-2013
Replies: 714
Views: 119,843
Posted By lam
Did a rescan of a negative using Microtek...

Did a rescan of a negative using Microtek ArtixScan 120tf, 4000DPI.

http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3813/11199745996_cb0d05507c_b.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/davelamnet/11199745996/)
A Chinatown...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-04-2013
Replies: 18
Views: 1,772
Posted By lam
I agree with sentiments above, when I owned one I...

I agree with sentiments above, when I owned one I enjoyed that aspect of it very much.

Even so, I use my current Hexar RF in the same manner.
Forum: Digital Compacts 11-30-2013
Replies: 25
Views: 3,219
Posted By lam
Foveon sensors will produce more life-like colors...

Foveon sensors will produce more life-like colors given the perfect circumstances. That's just the nature of the technology. All of us Foveon users (and ex-) will acknowledge this wholeheartedly and...
Forum: Sony A7 Series - All Models 11-27-2013
Replies: 504
Views: 73,912
Posted By lam
I can say this about most Digital camera images,...

I can say this about most Digital camera images, but I always believe it's user interpretation of the file (post process).
Forum: Sony A7 Series - All Models 11-26-2013
Replies: 19
Views: 1,808
Posted By lam
I've been reading BH has them in-stock right now..

I've been reading BH has them in-stock right now..
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 11-26-2013
Replies: 43
Views: 4,530
Posted By lam
Since we're chucking it into the mill, a...

Since we're chucking it into the mill, a removable interchangeable Foveon sensor back allowing you to use a Monochrom sensor, or regular Bayer 36.6mp sensors.

How about LED illuminated frame lines...
Forum: Sony A7 Series - All Models 11-26-2013
Replies: 504
Views: 73,912
Posted By lam
Appreciate the honestly and hard work given to...

Appreciate the honestly and hard work given to you and others for contributing to this thread, it's one I keep coming back to and check to see what's what on these great new cameras.

It appears the...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 11-22-2013
Replies: 97
Views: 7,799
Posted By lam
Oh yeah going to partake in this one. :) Missed...

Oh yeah going to partake in this one. :) Missed the last one.
Forum: Sony A7 Series - All Models 11-22-2013
Replies: 30
Views: 3,169
Posted By lam
http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3695/10998924863_cbc...

http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3695/10998924863_cbca62281c_b.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/davelamnet/10998924863/)
Some asshole decapitated my flamingo....
Forum: Olympus RF 11-20-2013
Replies: 14
Views: 1,664
Posted By lam
Today they'd be iPads and you wouldn't be able to...

Today they'd be iPads and you wouldn't be able to read the caption. Nice find!
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 11-20-2013
Replies: 5
Views: 853
Posted By lam
Confused. R-D1. Scenes from what looks like...

Confused. R-D1. Scenes from what looks like WWII.. Confused. Does not compute.
Awesome.
Forum: Sony A7 Series - All Models 11-20-2013
Replies: 504
Views: 73,912
Posted By lam
I'm glad all these threads with images show up :)...

I'm glad all these threads with images show up :) Let's me see what works and what doesn't a custom tailored RF - A7R setup. Cheers.
Forum: Optics Theory - 11-19-2013
Replies: 95
Views: 20,469
Posted By lam
Wow, I just had a read and thank you for your...

Wow, I just had a read and thank you for your careful analysis and breakdown. :)
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-19-2013
Replies: 66
Views: 4,154
Posted By lam
When a manufacturer of not a taste suitable to...

When a manufacturer of not a taste suitable to yours produces one higher. ;)
Forum: Sony RX Series 11-19-2013
Replies: 78
Views: 12,040
Posted By lam
http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3733/10945307694_2f5...

http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3733/10945307694_2f5a36e238_b.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/davelamnet/10945307694/)
So you're in Texas. (http://www.flickr.com/photos/davelamnet/10945307694/) by...
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-14-2013
Replies: 117
Views: 6,172
Posted By lam
http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3779/9519802456_84d9...

http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3779/9519802456_84d9e0d4f3_b.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/davelamnet/9519802456/)
The M-Hexanon 50/2 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/davelamnet/9519802456/) by...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 11-14-2013
Replies: 265
Views: 39,933
Posted By lam
I just got me one of these and know a few others...

I just got me one of these and know a few others on here have them :) I love it.

Wrote a short...
Forum: Sony A7 Series - All Models 11-10-2013
Replies: 30
Views: 3,169
Posted By lam
NEX-7, Zeiss Distagon 35/2.8 C/Y...

NEX-7, Zeiss Distagon 35/2.8 C/Y Mount

http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5506/10784860324_34b23d4d7e_b.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/davelamnet/10784860324/)
Burgers4Bucks, promotion for $3 burgers....
Forum: Sony A7 Series - All Models 11-09-2013
Replies: 30
Views: 3,169
Posted By lam
Want to climb some mountains now. NEX-7 with...

Want to climb some mountains now.

NEX-7 with M-Rokkor 40mm f2 CLE version

http://farm3.staticflickr.com/2881/10770057676_d7db5dc91e_b.jpg...
Forum: Sony A7 Series - All Models 11-08-2013
Replies: 504
Views: 73,912
Posted By lam
That last thread pretty much had me drooling at...

That last thread pretty much had me drooling at the usability of all those old lenses..
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-07-2013
Replies: 27
Views: 3,279
Posted By lam
I just had the awful thought of if camera...

I just had the awful thought of if camera manufacturers locked features on the camera then you had to pay to access them.. "Dang it I can't afford 11fps.."
Forum: Sony A7 Series - All Models 11-07-2013
Replies: 76
Views: 9,966
Posted By lam
A7R without a doubt. I don't own any vintage...

A7R without a doubt.
I don't own any vintage Nikon glass or have fuzzy memories of using FM's of the past.
I have some Leica M and some SLR lenses i'd like to play with, and that's what the appeal is...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-06-2013
Replies: 64
Views: 5,373
Posted By lam
^^ That is fantastic..!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! If...

^^ That is fantastic..!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
If there were a "Thank" function of RFF i'd of worn it out on this thread.. some great ones.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-06-2013
Replies: 64
Views: 5,373
Posted By lam
I like your decluttered, though I saw somethings...

I like your decluttered, though I saw somethings that distinctly should be there....

http://i42.tinypic.com/2r73ey9.jpg
Forum: Sony A7 Series - All Models 11-05-2013
Replies: 95
Views: 14,643
Posted By lam
What. What. * goes and buys Contax G lenses

What.
What.
* goes and buys Contax G lenses
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-05-2013
Replies: 1,020
Views: 72,733
Posted By lam
Too much CA, is that an added benefit for...

Too much CA, is that an added benefit for low-light aid perhaps?! :D
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-05-2013
Replies: 1,020
Views: 72,733
Posted By lam
Accepting the shortcomings and trying to...

Accepting the shortcomings and trying to logically rationalize why a company hindered the camera in many ways is so awful.. but not my money so what do I care other than the principle.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-04-2013
Replies: 1,020
Views: 72,733
Posted By lam
Nikon D4, 11 fps. Nikon Df, 5.5 fps. Half the...

Nikon D4, 11 fps.
Nikon Df, 5.5 fps.

Half the cost, half the performance perhaps? :)
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-03-2013
Replies: 1,020
Views: 72,733
Posted By lam
This is because, this will be the first "Pay as...

This is because, this will be the first "Pay as you go" Nikon dSLR. The camera has a built in payment system which is tied to your bank account directly. Every photograph taken is automatically...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-01-2013
Replies: 1,020
Views: 72,733
Posted By lam
Wouldn't it be great if it didn't have a screen...

Wouldn't it be great if it didn't have a screen at all?
"PURE PHOTOGRAPHY"
The whole basis on Pure Photography is no chimping perhaps.:eek:
Forum: Sony A7 Series - All Models 11-01-2013
Replies: 30
Views: 3,169
Posted By lam
NEX-3 and C/Y Zeiss Planar 50mm f1.4...

NEX-3 and C/Y Zeiss Planar 50mm f1.4

http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5539/10555839396_e63b46648e_b.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/davelamnet/10555839396/)
Liquidate the flowers....
Forum: Sony RX Series 11-01-2013
Replies: 78
Views: 12,040
Posted By lam
http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7388/10610617674_9c0...

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7388/10610617674_9c01959545_b.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/davelamnet/10610617674/)
Leaf hanging onto the day....
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 10-30-2013
Replies: 265
Views: 39,933
Posted By lam
I just purchased the F-135 plus and got the...

I just purchased the F-135 plus and got the firmware from there FB group! i'm beyond excited.
Forum: Help / Feedback forum 10-30-2013
Replies: 60
Views: 4,455
Posted By lam
Everytime I try to post something sarcastic about...

Everytime I try to post something sarcastic about the Nikon DF it breaks on me. It must be the new "Cannot insult PURE photography" post filter.
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 10-30-2013
Replies: 23
Views: 18,404
Posted By lam
Ah yes, thanks for updating it.. I hadn't needed...

Ah yes, thanks for updating it.. I hadn't needed to scan recently so I didn't check. This problem is now solved. Go download/update.
Forum: Sony RX Series 10-30-2013
Replies: 78
Views: 12,040
Posted By lam
http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5548/10566965664_3e6...

http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5548/10566965664_3e6396856f_b.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/davelamnet/10566965664/)
The neighborhood skyline (Rex's Erection)....
Forum: Sony RX Series 10-29-2013
Replies: 78
Views: 12,040
Posted By lam
Thanks...

Thanks Trev!

http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3729/10561649545_055708a73b_b.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/davelamnet/10561649545/)
Towering water....
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 10-29-2013
Replies: 20
Views: 4,661
Posted By lam
Reasons to buy MKIII: Better VF, better RF patch,...

Reasons to buy MKIII:
Better VF, better RF patch, arguably better/younger build, go for a fair price now.

Reasons to not buy MKIII:
The MKII exists for roughly half the cost, see above positives and...
Forum: Sony E Lenses / Adapted Lenses / Adapters / Images 10-29-2013
Replies: 49
Views: 6,569
Posted By lam
Sorry, only Fuji's latest firmware can do this...

Sorry, only Fuji's latest firmware can do this for you. :D

-- I myself am fully interested to adapt old crappy lenses to this beast. And maybe have a prime or two in the form of ZA :)
Forum: Sony E Lenses / Adapted Lenses / Adapters / Images 10-29-2013
Replies: 49
Views: 6,569
Posted By lam
Looks damn good to me.

Looks damn good to me.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-29-2013
Replies: 2,707
Views: 527,853
Posted By lam
Holy smokes those black beauties...

Holy smokes those black beauties above.

http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5473/10558071363_cc400c6451_b.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/davelamnet/10558071363/)
Contax 139q and 159mm...
Forum: Sony A7 Series - All Models 10-29-2013
Replies: 166
Views: 12,772
Posted By lam
I read this and just felt ill, I recently...

I read this and just felt ill, I recently purchased 3 LX's all of them suffering faults like slow shutter speed timing, that notorious mirror rubber bumper deteriorating (sticky mirror), electronics...
Forum: Sony E Lenses / Adapted Lenses / Adapters / Images 10-29-2013
Replies: 55
Views: 17,502
Posted By lam
http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5539/10555839396_e63...

http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5539/10555839396_e63b46648e_b.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/davelamnet/10555839396/)
Liquidate the flowers. (http://www.flickr.com/photos/davelamnet/10555839396/) by...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-29-2013
Replies: 34
Views: 2,057
Posted By lam
Wait, a CLA just isn't filler that belongs in a...

Wait, a CLA just isn't filler that belongs in a title? Like *RARE* and *LOOK*?

Drat.
Forum: Sony A7 Series - All Models 10-29-2013
Replies: 19
Views: 1,934
Posted By lam
My goodness. You think Sony made these FF...

My goodness. You think Sony made these FF compacts for years and know all the ins and outs by the judgement on this thread.

Your friend purchased a $2,000+ Full-frame compact, the first of it's...
Forum: Sony A7 Series - All Models 10-29-2013
Replies: 166
Views: 12,772
Posted By lam
creating "Zero interest in X-Pro1, X-E1, X-M1,...

creating "Zero interest in X-Pro1, X-E1, X-M1, X-A1, X100, X100s, X-E2, X10, X20, etc etc - who is with me?" thread......






;)
Everyone take a deep breathe and just think, at least it's not a...
Forum: Sony RX Series 10-28-2013
Replies: 78
Views: 12,040
Posted By lam
Superb shot trev. One from yesterdays...

Superb shot trev.

One from yesterdays travels:
http://farm3.staticflickr.com/2844/10526442366_56e16ef15d_b.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/davelamnet/10526442366/)
Truck to air....
Forum: Sony A7 Series - All Models 10-27-2013
Replies: 95
Views: 14,643
Posted By lam
I personally think that the looks of a camera is...

I personally think that the looks of a camera is obtained over time, not at face value. Sharp, straight to the point styling has a appeal of its own, didn't try to "hark back to the old rangefinder...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-26-2013
Replies: 1,020
Views: 72,733
Posted By lam
My thoughts too. Third one is CSI cut scene where...

My thoughts too. Third one is CSI cut scene where they just keep saying "ENHANCE."
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-26-2013
Replies: 10
Views: 1,723
Posted By lam
Always fun developing mystery rolls, even when...

Always fun developing mystery rolls, even when they're your own! :)
Forum: Sony RX Series 10-26-2013
Replies: 78
Views: 12,040
Posted By lam
http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7456/10496215043_439...

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7456/10496215043_4399a84261_b.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/davelamnet/10496215043/)
Conventional Carrots. (http://www.flickr.com/photos/davelamnet/10496215043/) by...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-26-2013
Replies: 17
Views: 1,465
Posted By lam
I just picked up a 159mm and currently own a 139q...

I just picked up a 159mm and currently own a 139q (which I actually really quite like). Also have owned the Aria, RX (have one on loan too). I love Contax's.

Could be a interesting combo combining...
Forum: Sony A7 Series - All Models 10-26-2013
Replies: 16
Views: 2,152
Posted By lam
I'm choosing (haven't purchased it yet :P ) the...

I'm choosing (haven't purchased it yet :P ) the A7/R because I liked the NEX-7 when it initially came out, I bought the 24/1.8 Sonnar and fell in love with it's absolute sharpness and compact size....
Forum: Sony A7 Series - All Models 10-25-2013
Replies: 176
Views: 16,466
Posted By lam
Good to know! Still very excited.

Good to know!
Still very excited.
Forum: Sony RX Series 10-25-2013
Replies: 78
Views: 12,040
Posted By lam
http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3682/10476300153_cb1...

http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3682/10476300153_cb167db3b2_b.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/davelamnet/10476300153/)
Faces of a pup. (http://www.flickr.com/photos/davelamnet/10476300153/) by...
Forum: Sony RX Series 10-24-2013
Replies: 78
Views: 12,040
Posted By lam
Thank you for a very insightful description of...

Thank you for a very insightful description of your work flow! I think i'll be trying this later :) as I have most of what you use. :D
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-24-2013
Replies: 55
Views: 3,571
Posted By lam
Not that impressive for $3,000 if you ask me,...

Not that impressive for $3,000 if you ask me, with a 50/1.8 G lens. :)

(I reserve judgement for when we can actually see a non-blurry photo of the camera and full specs, but this kind of statement...
Forum: Sony E Lenses / Adapted Lenses / Adapters / Images 10-24-2013
Replies: 29
Views: 3,840
Posted By lam
A hint: if you want an "atmospheric" photograph,...

A hint: if you want an "atmospheric" photograph, use medium format with some Sonnar! :D
Forum: Sony RX Series 10-24-2013
Replies: 78
Views: 12,040
Posted By lam
Lovely photos. :) I really enjoy the black and...

Lovely photos. :) I really enjoy the black and white tonality, perhaps you can share some secrets? or is it just the default B&W?

I took some more this morning we had some...
Forum: Sony E Lenses / Adapted Lenses / Adapters / Images 10-24-2013
Replies: 29
Views: 3,840
Posted By lam
I'm of the opinion that the costs of lenses will...

I'm of the opinion that the costs of lenses will remain the same or steadily decline as the whole used lens market is already saturated..... I do think if a few people cause enough stir of good...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-23-2013
Replies: 46
Views: 5,533
Posted By lam
You can almost see...

You can almost see it!

http://nikonrumors.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/10/Nikon-retro-full-frame-FX-DSLR-camera.jpg

Here's the front of that super-special Gelded Nikon lens....
Forum: Sony RX Series 10-23-2013
Replies: 78
Views: 12,040
Posted By lam
Smile Post your Sony RX1 Images

I couldn't find an RX1 photo thread so figure why not start one :) I just got one tonight, so only one photo so far. I'd like to see what other members have been doing with theirs, I know i'm not the...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 10-23-2013
Replies: 23
Views: 18,404
Posted By lam
Epson help instructions only refer to the ICA...

Epson help instructions only refer to the ICA Scanner Drivers. If you wish to use "Epson Scan" software there is literally no 10.9 compatible version released at the moment.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-23-2013
Replies: 17
Views: 1,465
Posted By lam
I have a 139Q, got practically for free with...

I have a 139Q, got practically for free with inclusion of a Zeiss 50/1.4 I enjoy it. Simple. Light. No stupid motor film advance that breaks.
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 10-22-2013
Replies: 23
Views: 18,404
Posted By lam
Exclamation *Updated*: New Version Available -- Epson Scan and OSX Mavericks (Warning)

If you're pushing to update your Mac OS X to Mavericks be warned "Epson Scan" currently has no 10.9 compatible version... at least for now, I suspect in a few days it'll be updated.

Checking Epson...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 10-22-2013
Replies: 17
Views: 1,305
Posted By lam
GRDIII and soon to be Sony RX-1 and then probably...

GRDIII and soon to be Sony RX-1 and then probably the A7.
Forum: Sony A7 Series - All Models 10-22-2013
Replies: 166
Views: 12,772
Posted By lam
Wow such a definitive answer for a camera that...

Wow such a definitive answer for a camera that hasn't even reached the masses.

For equality sake, I tried to make a "Not interested in Fuji ..." but ran into a character count limit in the title.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-20-2013
Replies: 180
Views: 14,127
Posted By lam
Was I the only one that expected larger version...

Was I the only one that expected larger version of the 1 series with an F-bayonet and a prism?
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 10-18-2013
Replies: 37
Views: 2,943
Posted By lam
Leica Killer!

Leica Killer!
Forum: Fixed Lens 35mm RF 10-15-2013
Replies: 20
Views: 2,102
Posted By lam
This is obviously due to eBay fees. He's just...

This is obviously due to eBay fees. He's just covering his rear end!
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 10-15-2013
Replies: 16
Views: 1,600
Posted By lam
Oo a Noblex or Widelux would be a pretty...

Oo a Noblex or Widelux would be a pretty interesting camera there i'd think.

I did own a X-Pan with S.K. Grimes converted 50mm Summicron-R and enjoyed it as my daily carry, along with the standard...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 10-15-2013
Replies: 16
Views: 1,600
Posted By lam
I agree, the only thing you're missing is an...

I agree, the only thing you're missing is an X-Pan to play with. I loved mine, and sometimes regret it. Otherwise I think you are very well setup. As always enjoy your shots.
Forum: Sony A7 Series - All Models 10-15-2013
Replies: 293
Views: 29,968
Posted By lam
I'm excited by the A7 and A7r. Especially for...

I'm excited by the A7 and A7r.

Especially for what it'll bring onto the market in the future.
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-14-2013
Replies: 267
Views: 17,993
Posted By lam
Fuji X Killer! © There I said it. Because when...

Fuji X Killer! ©

There I said it.

Because when something is too popular for what ever reason, there must be something to undercut it.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-14-2013
Replies: 9
Views: 1,174
Posted By lam
The best ones are the "Email us off site to buy...

The best ones are the "Email us off site to buy it at x amount!"

Avoid.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-14-2013
Replies: 9
Views: 1,174
Posted By lam
I see these fake ads daily, it's more amusing to...

I see these fake ads daily, it's more amusing to see other items the seller is listing, furry couches, hats, little ornamental things and then all of sudden an M Type 240 auction 24hr listing with $0...
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 10-10-2013
Replies: 49
Views: 16,868
Posted By lam
Love the colors in those shots Kevin. UC-Hex...

Love the colors in those shots Kevin.

UC-Hex 35/2

http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5548/10046370416_7b6ffc0259_b.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/davelamnet/10046370416/)
Serving number....
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 10-10-2013
Replies: 714
Views: 119,843
Posted By lam
1938...

1938 Rolleiflex
http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3698/10199235803_0c69cba969_b.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/davelamnet/10199235803/)
Green with survival....
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-10-2013
Replies: 2,329
Views: 498,743
Posted By lam
Hasselblad 503cx, Distagon 50/4 CFi FLE, Acros...

Hasselblad 503cx, Distagon 50/4 CFi FLE, Acros 100 in Rodinal

http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5533/10198385844_f8254b39a1_b.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/davelamnet/10198385844/)
King of the hay...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-10-2013
Replies: 7,683
Views: 2,884,906
Posted By lam
http://farm3.staticflickr.com/2828/10198596923_067...

http://farm3.staticflickr.com/2828/10198596923_0677987197_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/davelamnet/10198596923/)
Waiting to get out there. (http://www.flickr.com/photos/davelamnet/10198596923/)...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 10-09-2013
Replies: 1,863
Views: 411,097
Posted By lam
I wanted to see how bad a Pre-War Rolleiflex...

I wanted to see how bad a Pre-War Rolleiflex would flare; I got my answer. I actually really like the effect it gives.

http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5455/10180653075_5cf884999a_b.jpg...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-09-2013
Replies: 2,329
Views: 498,743
Posted By lam
Just broke in the new Hasselblad 503cx with 80mm...

Just broke in the new Hasselblad 503cx with 80mm f2.8 CFe lens.. and home developed C-41 120 for the first time :)

http://farm3.staticflickr.com/2831/10179875656_0a3b50aecb_b.jpg...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 10-08-2013
Replies: 146
Views: 30,649
Posted By lam
Reminds me of my Macbook air.. So when does...

Reminds me of my Macbook air.. So when does "Service Battery" Display? 2 months from now?

All Apple related (even Ive designish) things must be compared to Braun; so...
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 10-04-2013
Replies: 49
Views: 16,868
Posted By lam
Thanks Kevin, your flickr was an inspiration for...

Thanks Kevin, your flickr was an inspiration for my Konica purchases :)
I did some .. tests.. with the Cron 35 ASPH and the UC-Hex, and I actually do prefer the UC-Hex, it's smooth OOF and sharp...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-04-2013
Replies: 25
Views: 2,716
Posted By lam
:D .. this.

:D .. this.
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-03-2013
Replies: 6
Views: 549
Posted By lam
I use B+W MRC Nano, Hoya HMC (O), and Kenko (O).....

I use B+W MRC Nano, Hoya HMC (O), and Kenko (O).. Seemingly have alot of Kenko right now.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 10-03-2013
Replies: 65
Views: 3,089
Posted By lam
Leica MP = 911 Olympus OM4-T = 911 Leica M3 SS...

Leica MP = 911
Olympus OM4-T = 911
Leica M3 SS 1mil+ = 911
Olympus OM-2n = 911
Contax 139 = 911
Pentax LX = 911
Fuji GW670II = Panamera
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-03-2013
Replies: 2
Views: 410
Posted By lam
Hrm, could it be the label which states the...

Hrm, could it be the label which states the battery orientation?
Forum: RFF News 10-03-2013
Replies: 71
Views: 9,564
Posted By lam
It made me a better photographer!

It made me a better photographer!
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-02-2013
Replies: 97
Views: 7,474
Posted By lam
Having went through most M bodies i'm fairly...

Having went through most M bodies i'm fairly confident in saying the MP is very much worth it.
I had an M7 previously and loved it thoroughly, perhaps if budget was no issue i'd get another.

Things...
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 10-01-2013
Replies: 49
Views: 16,868
Posted By lam
Got my first roll back taken with MP and...

Got my first roll back taken with MP and UC-Hexanon 35/2 purchased here :) Very satisfied. Will be posting more.

http://farm3.staticflickr.com/2884/10036669063_0f308ee103_b.jpg...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 09-30-2013
Replies: 1,931
Views: 205,623
Posted By lam
http://31.media.tumblr.com/17b91eaf3ffa03eea87bd7e...

http://31.media.tumblr.com/17b91eaf3ffa03eea87bd7ecc1639bdc/tumblr_mtxzlyjn931rpme69o1_1280.jpg
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-27-2013
Replies: 7,683
Views: 2,884,906
Posted By lam
Dirk, I used Aki Asahi 4008 :) It was cake...

Dirk, I used Aki Asahi 4008 :) It was cake actually; if you've seen how Leica applies the standard 'leatherette' it's hilarious how easily it comes off. I made a short Instagram video which I then...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-26-2013
Replies: 13
Views: 1,254
Posted By lam
Chrome sure is pretty :) so yes it's a Wetzlar or...

Chrome sure is pretty :) so yes it's a Wetzlar or earlier M6, which means nothing in terms of use. Great deal, looks fantastic!

Happy shooting.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-26-2013
Replies: 13
Views: 1,254
Posted By lam
Fairly normal these days for M6's depending on if...

Fairly normal these days for M6's depending on if it's Classic Wetzlar or Made in Germany stamped, TTL, etc. But in the end all luck of the draw :) I won an M9-P but the seller claimed it stolen,...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-26-2013
Replies: 10
Views: 1,220
Posted By lam
Glad you have narrowed it down :) now time to fix...

Glad you have narrowed it down :) now time to fix it.

P.s. how did you manage the contact sheet ? is this traditional then scanned ? or .. flatbed ? i love it.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-26-2013
Replies: 7,683
Views: 2,884,906
Posted By lam
Workin' on it Dirk :) Portra in it right...

Workin' on it Dirk :) Portra in it right now..

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7303/9955071123_27feb4a548_b.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/davelamnet/9955071123/)
MPs....
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 09-26-2013
Replies: 105
Views: 6,825
Posted By lam
This nearly costs as much as the Belair new..

This nearly costs as much as the Belair new..
Forum: CSC : Digital Compact System Cameras - 09-26-2013
Replies: 33
Views: 4,180
Posted By lam
Go Sony! :angel:

Go Sony! :angel:
Forum: Fuji X-Pro Series 09-26-2013
Replies: 340
Views: 70,577
Posted By lam
X-E1 with 40mm f2 M-Rokkor CLE with some film...

X-E1 with 40mm f2 M-Rokkor CLE with some film EmUlAtIoN because that's all the rage these days.
http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7444/9844461504_3f11e54d46_b.jpg...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 09-25-2013
Replies: 148
Views: 7,640
Posted By lam
Contax G1, squintastic viewfinder, noisy...

Contax G1, squintastic viewfinder, noisy AF.
Phenomenal 45/2 Planar.
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-25-2013
Replies: 6,182
Views: 477,292
Posted By lam
http://31.media.tumblr.com/a80929a3029b9f42a55a5b4...

http://31.media.tumblr.com/a80929a3029b9f42a55a5b4ff164f4d5/tumblr_mtowvroP1q1qbsbr9o1_500.png
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-24-2013
Replies: 22
Views: 2,400
Posted By lam
Cool! Good job! :)

Cool! Good job! :)
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-24-2013
Replies: 7,683
Views: 2,884,906
Posted By lam
Another just because...

Another just because :)

https://pbs.twimg.com/media/BU8QjsYCQAA9hSQ.jpg:medium
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 09-24-2013
Replies: 38
Views: 4,044
Posted By lam
That's great news! I hope it comes true. I love...

That's great news! I hope it comes true. I love Pentax.
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 09-23-2013
Replies: 8
Views: 1,679
Posted By lam
Does x100s have minimum shutter speed before...

Does x100s have minimum shutter speed before raising ISO function (auto-iso)? This is something I missed in the X-E1.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-23-2013
Replies: 7,683
Views: 2,884,906
Posted By lam
http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3804/9901349133_d2b4...

http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3804/9901349133_d2b4561616_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/davelamnet/9901349133/)
Leica Black Paint MP / Konica UC-Hexanon L 35mm f2...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 09-23-2013
Replies: 94
Views: 8,154
Posted By lam
Beneficiaries of the video are obviously the...

Beneficiaries of the video are obviously the makers.. for all we know the intention may be very well to stir up a bunch of leica owners.

Let it pass, it's just a video..
Forum: RFF News 09-23-2013
Replies: 57
Views: 22,553
Posted By lam
Awesome! :D

Awesome! :D
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 09-21-2013
Replies: 32
Views: 6,184
Posted By lam
These lenses are made to be used.. i'm glad these...

These lenses are made to be used.. i'm glad these folks are using the lens even if they're still in 'testing' phase is by no means an indicator of skill or vision. As if we were competing for an...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-20-2013
Replies: 5
Views: 724
Posted By lam
I think Vickko's got it quite covered.....

I think Vickko's got it quite covered.. haha.

Trade for another M only if it's within reason of cost, nothing beats a properly fresh serviced Leica
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-20-2013
Replies: 131
Views: 7,025
Posted By lam
Dieter Rams

Dieter Rams
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 09-20-2013
Replies: 59
Views: 7,347
Posted By lam
"Hey your camera takes nice photos!.."

"Hey your camera takes nice photos!.."
Forum: Leica M240 aka Leica M10, M-P, M60 09-19-2013
Replies: 61
Views: 10,588
Posted By lam
What a fantastic read/continuing. Thank you.

What a fantastic read/continuing. Thank you.
Forum: Photo Software 09-19-2013
Replies: 49
Views: 4,046
Posted By lam
Thanks for the tip. Now all my digital photos...

Thanks for the tip. Now all my digital photos look like I shot with Neopan Cross processed vintage look. :D
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 09-19-2013
Replies: 45
Views: 5,418
Posted By lam
I failed to see the difference in iPhone photo vs...

I failed to see the difference in iPhone photo vs iPhone through $1000 Hasselblad with CF Zeiss Planar lens, beside some vignetting.
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-19-2013
Replies: 6,182
Views: 477,292
Posted By lam
Well I bought an M9-P on the bay, but the seller...

Well I bought an M9-P on the bay, but the seller had it stolen :(

but I just bought an UC-Hex from our own Classifieds and am grateful :) Oh, and trying---to get an MP BP.
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 09-17-2013
Replies: 1,931
Views: 205,623
Posted By lam
http://25.media.tumblr.com/301c8db77e5de31a1f1ced9...

http://25.media.tumblr.com/301c8db77e5de31a1f1ced9beb3e9d89/tumblr_mt9ye8eyMh1rpme69o1_500.jpg
Smallest of the wetlands.
Ricoh GRD III
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 09-17-2013
Replies: 32
Views: 4,935
Posted By lam
We must save as much as we can :( there is...

We must save as much as we can :( there is valuable information and experience written in posts that have helped me as well.. and still do..
Forum: Nikon RF 09-16-2013
Replies: 874
Views: 177,241
Posted By lam
Just got it :) it's rough, but still...

Just got it :) it's rough, but still working.

http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3717/9776603895_818aa70768_b.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/davelamnet/9776603895/)
Nikon S2, an old classic....
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 09-15-2013
Replies: 126
Views: 19,240
Posted By lam
http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3777/9768084455_92b3...

http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3777/9768084455_92b3df57bb_b.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/davelamnet/9768084455/)
Columns of yesterday. (http://www.flickr.com/photos/davelamnet/9768084455/) by...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-15-2013
Replies: 15
Views: 1,902
Posted By lam
Great story, glad you're happy with an M again :)

Great story, glad you're happy with an M again :)
Forum: Fuji X-Pro Series 09-15-2013
Replies: 340
Views: 70,577
Posted By lam
X-E1, Cron 35 f2...

X-E1, Cron 35 f2 ASPH

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7429/9766019261_45f47d0539_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/davelamnet/9766019261/)
A permanent sign of struggles....
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 09-15-2013
Replies: 3,699
Views: 506,463
Posted By lam
Very correct :) trying to thin the herd...

Very correct :) trying to thin the herd now.

Nice image adresaba and Rom
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 09-13-2013
Replies: 36
Views: 2,797
Posted By lam
Why do people buy junky old muscle cars then dump...

Why do people buy junky old muscle cars then dump 100k into them?

The same reason why people will buy "cheap" cameras and pay to restore them, hopefully to use.
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 09-13-2013
Replies: 26
Views: 3,221
Posted By lam
I had to read it like a poem. I think that was...

I had to read it like a poem. I think that was the intention. :)
I quite liked it, cept, Mr. fast-track at one point or another is cutting you off haphazardly on the highway.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-12-2013
Replies: 7,683
Views: 2,884,906
Posted By lam
Weight? http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5522/973591...

Weight?

http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5522/9735910902_569ed13530_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/davelamnet/9735910902/)
What, bird? got it covered....
Forum: RFF Polls 09-12-2013
Replies: 61
Views: 4,876
Posted By lam
After years of dSLR's pigeonholing my vision of...

After years of dSLR's pigeonholing my vision of what photographing was like, the rangefinder was a fresh new lease on that..
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-11-2013
Replies: 1,207
Views: 241,953
Posted By lam
http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3834/9665640476_46bc...

http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3834/9665640476_46bcbf57bd_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/davelamnet/9665640476/)
Just serene. (http://www.flickr.com/photos/davelamnet/9665640476/) by lamlux.net...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 09-11-2013
Replies: 20
Views: 1,758
Posted By lam
Congrats!! they are superb little SLR's.

Congrats!! they are superb little SLR's.
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 09-11-2013
Replies: 1,931
Views: 205,623
Posted By lam
So I went back to a GRD III :) I think i'm a bit...

So I went back to a GRD III :) I think i'm a bit happier now.

http://24.media.tumblr.com/65379b7d7517e89bcf87ef6c2cd7c7b1/tumblr_msz46wOfAA1rpme69o1_1280.jpg
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