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Forum: back alley's In The Bag 22 Hours Ago
Replies: 21
Views: 430
Posted By Monochrom
Great post some picturees, once i jumped into a...

Great post some picturees, once i jumped into a frnch PHOTO agazine and ther it was a mavica floppy disk camera with a thrilling 50mm f1.4 lens! since then iīve wonder about looking a picture made...
Forum: Fuji X Interchangeable Lens Cameras 3 Days Ago
Replies: 38
Views: 2,020
Posted By Monochrom
REally nice shos!

REally nice shos!
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 3 Days Ago
Replies: 16
Views: 440
Posted By Monochrom
Stop the massacre! Leica M9 + Orion 15 +...

Stop the massacre!

Leica M9 + Orion 15 + redscale elmar

Santiago, Chile

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3872/14714434883_42359135e1_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/oqgjRa)Asesinos!...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 4 Days Ago
Replies: 370
Views: 25,393
Posted By Monochrom
Museo Ferroviario Santiago Quinta Normal M9 + ZM...

Museo Ferroviario Santiago Quinta Normal

M9 + ZM 28mm

https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2863/10521056145_d187fd9b85_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/h2HarK)looking de chirico as goes by...
Forum: Other RF 5 Days Ago
Replies: 13
Views: 373
Posted By Monochrom
nice shots...perhaps you can make a little test...

nice shots...perhaps you can make a little test with a ruler to see if focus is correct i feel itīs off.

:)
Forum: Photography General Interest 5 Days Ago
Replies: 21
Views: 649
Posted By Monochrom
:D in deed!

:D in deed!
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 1 Week Ago
Replies: 51
Views: 1,792
Posted By Monochrom
Hi, donīt worry about collector scratches... Not...

Hi, donīt worry about collector scratches...

Not every leica is a collector item, get a regular leica and if you treat her right probably you wonīt loose a dime when it comes the time to...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 1 Week Ago
Replies: 28
Views: 997
Posted By Monochrom
Also check this one i "scanned" with a glass...

Also check this one i "scanned" with a glass underneath so it got many scratches just as a test...these examples makes me wanting to shoot film again...

First Epson v500...the epson v500 canīt rival...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 1 Week Ago
Replies: 28
Views: 997
Posted By Monochrom
please check these Beoon +...

please check these Beoon + M9

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3747/12780545224_ef74e34cc1.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/ktnCQ1)tvs III 30mm-Beoon + M9 (https://flic.kr/p/ktnCQ1) by enzo betinyani...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 1 Week Ago
Replies: 28
Views: 997
Posted By Monochrom
Hi, i have a BEOON 1:1 ratio copier from leitz, i...

Hi, i have a BEOON 1:1 ratio copier from leitz, i use my m9 to "scan" negatives in 35mm format.

The results are incredible, but i use only in B/W negative film, no colour.

With the beoon i can...
Forum: Photography General Interest 1 Week Ago
Replies: 21
Views: 649
Posted By Monochrom
Some time ago i was about to leave my uv filters...

Some time ago i was about to leave my uv filters at home...

... but then two things happened, i dropped my m9 with a 35mm cron v4 and it landed on the m39 filter ring...then another time i was...
Forum: RFF Polls 1 Week Ago
Replies: 140
Views: 5,425
Posted By Monochrom
ha ha iīm from central/southamerica!!! What a...

ha ha iīm from central/southamerica!!! What a large place to be!
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 72
Views: 2,418
Posted By Monochrom
Very good news!!! Awesome news in fact!!!

Very good news!!!

Awesome news in fact!!!
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 34
Views: 1,536
Posted By Monochrom
hahaha...up to 590 k!!! a bargain...but the shot...

hahaha...up to 590 k!!!

a bargain...but the shot it did can be matched i think!

The workers heaven smashing the arian nation!!! the price should be higher!!!
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 79
Views: 3,185
Posted By Monochrom
Hi...this is an easy answer...the nikon must go...

Hi...this is an easy answer...the nikon must go :cool:
Forum: Digital Leica M8 / M8.2 / M9 / M-E /Mono / M10 aka "M" 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 12
Views: 724
Posted By Monochrom
Buenas fotos Alejandro, felicitaciones!

Buenas fotos Alejandro, felicitaciones!
Forum: Philosophy of Photography 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 19
Views: 1,114
Posted By Monochrom
...Photography can be art...such an old already...

...Photography can be art...such an old already answered question...
Forum: Fuji X Interchangeable Lens Cameras 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 64
Views: 3,213
Posted By Monochrom
Apsc...hope they would dare to go for a FF...

Apsc...hope they would dare to go for a FF sensor. perhaps in a few more years...
Forum: Digital Leica M8 / M8.2 / M9 / M-E /Mono / M10 aka "M" 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 872
Posted By Monochrom
The newer elmars donīt collapse as the first...

The newer elmars donīt collapse as the first elmar mounts or even like the second generation ones.

But this is good news anyway.
Forum: Canon Rangefinders - Peter Dechert and Peter Kitchingman 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 13
Views: 1,174
Posted By Monochrom
Wow it has a collapsible vf ??? pretty...

Wow it has a collapsible vf ???

pretty camera!

iīll buy two of them, itīs a bargain!
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 72
Views: 2,755
Posted By Monochrom
I had some SLRīs and always hated them for their...

I had some SLRīs and always hated them for their size and weight and because they are ugly and always felt cheap no matter how expensive they were...

So during a trip to europe i visited a relative...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-27-2014
Replies: 31
Views: 1,287
Posted By Monochrom
What does it mean the lens was modified for close...

What does it mean the lens was modified for close focusing?

adapters should keep optical elements distance to film plane as standard and retain the ability to focus up to infinite...
No matter what...
Forum: Digital Leica M8 / M8.2 / M9 / M-E /Mono / M10 aka "M" 06-26-2014
Replies: 13
Views: 842
Posted By Monochrom
Buenas fotos alejandro! La segunda es tu novia?

Buenas fotos alejandro!

La segunda es tu novia?
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 06-25-2014
Replies: 23
Views: 1,470
Posted By Monochrom
i think keep running my mechanical leicas is...

i think keep running my mechanical leicas is necessary as changing a flat tire...
things i īve learned to do by myself...i cannot imagine sending by mail my tire to get repaired to an expensive...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-25-2014
Replies: 47
Views: 2,054
Posted By Monochrom
what a question...does it need an answer or poll...

what a question...does it need an answer or poll :D
Forum: Digital Leica M8 / M8.2 / M9 / M-E /Mono / M10 aka "M" 06-22-2014
Replies: 1,571
Views: 117,894
Posted By Monochrom
Hi, i really love my m9, itīs quite brassed and...

Hi, i really love my m9, itīs quite brassed and needs a sensor cleaning urgently, but it handles so good and the quality of files is so rich i donņt see a single reason to change it or sell it.

M9...
Forum: Canon RF 06-22-2014
Replies: 19
Views: 846
Posted By Monochrom
Hi, i strongly recommend you the canon 50mm f1.8...

Hi, i strongly recommend you the canon 50mm f1.8 ltm...itīs simply superb.

Very sharp from 1.8 on.

Also has no focus shift.

The prices arenīt climbing.

itīs far, far better than the J-8
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 06-21-2014
Replies: 80
Views: 3,960
Posted By Monochrom
Thumbs up wow, iīve been tempted more than once to buy such...

wow, iīve been tempted more than once to buy such a camera, but after a while i realise i must buy new lenses and the best and faster ones that are needed to shoot film are so expensive...beautiful...
Forum: Digital Leica M8 / M8.2 / M9 / M-E /Mono / M10 aka "M" 06-20-2014
Replies: 14
Views: 830
Posted By Monochrom
Sensors get dirt and other stuff, get yourself a...

Sensors get dirt and other stuff, get yourself a good cleaning kit and use it properly...as anything in life sensors will wear.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 06-20-2014
Replies: 97
Views: 6,188
Posted By Monochrom
Three shots taken with my red scale...

Three shots taken with my red scale elmar.

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3876/14331542116_77fd59fdba_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/nQqUaJ)m9 redscale Elmar (https://flic.kr/p/nQqUaJ) by Alfonso...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 06-17-2014
Replies: 34
Views: 1,626
Posted By Monochrom
Contax tvs :)

Today i received a magazine from 1993 in which it was published the review of the contax tvs...

1.000 pounds!!!

Today it costs less than 150 usd!

In teh same magazine a summitar costed 79 pounds...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount Copies 06-15-2014
Replies: 30
Views: 1,742
Posted By Monochrom
Hi, iīd recommend the elmar right away. Its...

Hi, iīd recommend the elmar right away. Its proven performance.

Get yourself a coated version or much better the redscale one, this was the last of the elmars and a recomputing of the elements,...
Forum: Digital Leica M8 / M8.2 / M9 / M-E /Mono / M10 aka "M" 06-14-2014
Replies: 46
Views: 2,602
Posted By Monochrom
Good luck Raid, hope your m9 comes back for...

Good luck Raid, hope your m9 comes back for good!

In the past i had something like that, the memory card was faulty...perhpas your new card is too fast remember m9īs need a slow card and the newer...
Forum: Optics Theory - 06-14-2014
Replies: 29
Views: 1,404
Posted By Monochrom
Hi, great news...a curved sensors will enable...

Hi, great news...a curved sensors will enable light rays to fill each pixel location in a better angle (hpefully 90š) so quality will be increased and italian flags will be avoided in some degree or...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 06-14-2014
Replies: 8
Views: 569
Posted By Monochrom
Thnk to you all for your advice. Iīll check...

Thnk to you all for your advice.

Iīll check Fedka!

I think itīs a bit of a gamble to go for these j-8īs

I had a black version, but it was a kiev remounted lens, so i had to make a deep surgery to...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 06-13-2014
Replies: 8
Views: 569
Posted By Monochrom
thanks, but please tell me more about your...

thanks, but please tell me more about your favourite one, why you chose it?
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 06-13-2014
Replies: 8
Views: 569
Posted By Monochrom
The best version of J-8???

Hi, i was trying to look for the ebst version of the jupiter 8 lens for m39/ltm.

This is for the experts of CCCP photo gear!

Some time ago a memebr of RFF told me he had a J8 which was as sharp as...
Forum: Other Digital Advanced Fixed Lens Compacts 06-13-2014
Replies: 36
Views: 1,979
Posted By Monochrom
I read the new 30mm f2.8 lens will be...

I read the new 30mm f2.8 lens will be aspherical...

but i think iīll skip this version, looks too large...good luck thou
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 06-13-2014
Replies: 15
Views: 1,122
Posted By Monochrom
Two very different lenses, the j3 a fast sonnar...

Two very different lenses, the j3 a fast sonnar clone and the I-22 a collapsible tessar formula clone...

The j3 is small and fast as any sonnar lens and depending on manufacture is really...
Forum: Digital Leica M8 / M8.2 / M9 / M-E /Mono / M10 aka "M" 06-12-2014
Replies: 113
Views: 21,702
Posted By Monochrom
I really understand why someone would keep his M8...

I really understand why someone would keep his M8 instead of going into an m9 or m240...the m8 is that good.

Perhaps the only thing is keeping me from getting an m8 again is the fact I really use...
Forum: Philosophy of Photography 06-09-2014
Replies: 25
Views: 10,790
Posted By Monochrom
hi, perhaps it depends on which subject are you...

hi, perhaps it depends on which subject are you looking at, if a photog is at war how could i ask him perfect symmetry?
If the same photog is depicting soem kind of architecture perhaps a moving ...
Forum: Philosophy of Photography 06-09-2014
Replies: 184
Views: 65,025
Posted By Monochrom
Photography???

Hi, thanks for sharing this article.

I saw it, the author quotes many very intersting and important artists such as Alfredo Jaar.

But i see no relation between their work and a reflection on...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-08-2014
Replies: 41
Views: 1,483
Posted By Monochrom
Hi, Get the m6 and sell all the rest, keep the...

Hi,

Get the m6 and sell all the rest, keep the 40mm cron and get yourself a vc 21mm lens.

Then buy a lot of film and go shooting.

;)
Forum: Fuji X Interchangeable Lens Cameras 06-07-2014
Replies: 24
Views: 1,464
Posted By Monochrom
Very interesting doubt. Before apsc sensors ther...

Very interesting doubt.

Before apsc sensors ther were mainly film cameras with fixed or zoom focal lengths, based all in 24x36 film format.

Since all digital new media wasnīt in that full frame...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 06-05-2014
Replies: 11
Views: 486
Posted By Monochrom
Hi, lenses donīt come off, what does is the...

Hi, lenses donīt come off, what does is the rangefinder of your camera.
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 06-04-2014
Replies: 31
Views: 1,837
Posted By Monochrom
Nice! I use my M9 with a beoon 1:1 copier, it...

Nice!

I use my M9 with a beoon 1:1 copier, it rocks!

Today with Raw and 15 mp or more you can squeeze info from the negs to amazing limits.

What i havenīt done is to copy colour negs, simply donīt...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-04-2014
Replies: 73
Views: 3,108
Posted By Monochrom
I thought you were going to shoot your girlfriend...

I thought you were going to shoot your girlfriend naked...but it turned to be a thread about a naked m2...

So i think you should buy your m2 a beautiful leather case.

Naked chrome is ok, but...
Forum: Zeiss Contax 06-02-2014
Replies: 5
Views: 616
Posted By Monochrom
Get yourself a g1, the same in a smaller,...

Get yourself a g1, the same in a smaller, inexpensive package.

Be sure the AF is well aligned with the focus patch inside the VF.

The G1 is a great camera and lenses are just awesome!
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-31-2014
Replies: 265
Views: 12,149
Posted By Monochrom
Speed, bokeh, W. Turner and Snooky Polizzi

Hi,

Iīve to say yet a few words on expensive gear.

I live in a country where people prefer to buy expensive cell phones than saving for their childrenīs education
So, Mother, Father and their...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-31-2014
Replies: 9
Views: 1,079
Posted By Monochrom
Hi, It happenesd to my something alike. I used a...

Hi, It happenesd to my something alike.

I used a ZI and M film cameras then i decided and bought an m9.

I still used my film cameras and left the m9 at home the 90% of times.

One day i thought to...
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