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Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-30-2009
Replies: 31
Views: 3,170
Posted By mechon
I had old model of Elmar with my M3 - it was...

I had old model of Elmar with my M3 - it was great combo while not extended. The one thing I didn't like about that lens was that you need two hands to change aperture, otherwise it's easy to change...
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL 05-02-2008
Replies: 11
Views: 2,104
Posted By mechon
Thank you tripod for dispeling my doubts...

Thank you tripod for dispeling my doubts :)

Still, I wonder what was the reason of this solution? Why Leica engineers decided to do so? :confused:
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL 05-02-2008
Replies: 11
Views: 2,104
Posted By mechon
40 and 50mm framelines are - probably - quite...

40 and 50mm framelines are - probably - quite close to each other. I imagine it is a little mess in the viewfinder, isn't it?
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL 05-02-2008
Replies: 11
Views: 2,104
Posted By mechon
I'm going to be happy (I hope) owner of CL in few...

I'm going to be happy (I hope) owner of CL in few days. I had the same dilemma: 'cron or nokton?
And I decided to buy it with 'cron. Why? I think because it is easy to get this combo here in...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-26-2008
Replies: 24
Views: 3,087
Posted By mechon
I shoot my M3 with both eyes open. And I'm (or...

I shoot my M3 with both eyes open. And I'm (or rather I was) left eye shooter.
At the beginning it was very difficult for me to focus and compose with both eyes. But - like many things - it just...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-12-2008
Replies: 16
Views: 793
Posted By mechon
Leica lenses are terribly expensive in Poland so...

Leica lenses are terribly expensive in Poland so I decided to buy Skopar for my M3 and I think it was good decision for first step to 28mm...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-28-2007
Replies: 8
Views: 614
Posted By mechon
I agree with martin-f5. My favourite...

I agree with martin-f5.
My favourite photography-writer Mike Johnston in one of his articles said:
"(...) I would go so far as to say that any photographer who carefully meters and focuses every...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-12-2007
Replies: 29
Views: 1,411
Posted By mechon
Thanks Roland for the picture. This combo looks...

Thanks Roland for the picture. This combo looks great !
You use CV minifinder 28/35, aren't you?
It looks very "classic" on the M3.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-11-2007
Replies: 29
Views: 1,411
Posted By mechon
How does this lens look on M2? Isn't to big? Do...

How does this lens look on M2? Isn't to big? Do you have pictures of this combo? I'm thinking of 28mm f.l. but have no idea which lens to choose. :bang:
Any info will be very helpful :)

best regards
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-09-2007
Replies: 291
Views: 17,618
Posted By mechon
Hi I'm quite new to Leica gear. Two months ago...

Hi
I'm quite new to Leica gear. Two months ago I've bought like-new Leica M3 and I feel like reborn to photography :D
So my 50mm lenses are:

- Elmar 50/2.8 (from 1960 bought with M3)
- CV...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-27-2007
Replies: 13
Views: 657
Posted By mechon
Thank you all for kind words. I have this camera...

Thank you all for kind words. I have this camera only two weeks but it gave me so much joy !
Jamie123, Inaki, Huubl - I've uploaded those photos to my RFF Gallery .... hope you will see them and I'm...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-27-2007
Replies: 13
Views: 657
Posted By mechon
Hello. New to Leica

Hello everyone
I'm new to Leica M system. I was happy Bessa R user until I took glorious M3 to my hands. I felt in love and 5 minutes later she was all mine :D
So now I have M3 with Elmar 50/2.8...
Forum: Cosina Voigtlander Bessa 01-21-2007
Replies: 9
Views: 890
Posted By mechon
Hello Gav ! Here is my pretty girl :D...

Hello Gav !
Here is my pretty girl :D

http://mechon.eu.org/obrazy/eos/bessa.jpg

cheers
Mechon
Forum: Cosina Voigtlander Bessa 01-11-2007
Replies: 6
Views: 640
Posted By mechon
Funky1, Here you can find ISO/Shutter Speed Chart...

Funky1,
Here you can find ISO/Shutter Speed Chart for Bessa :
http://www.usfca.edu/~fraley/r2meter.html

Black fields show when your meter is out of range.


cheers
Mechon
Forum: Cosina Voigtlander Bessa 11-26-2006
Replies: 22
Views: 2,040
Posted By mechon
And some more - this time it's TriX : 36825...

And some more - this time it's TriX :

36825 36826 36827
Forum: Cosina Voigtlander Bessa 11-26-2006
Replies: 22
Views: 2,040
Posted By mechon
Hello, Thanks to FrankS I could realize my dreams...

Hello,
Thanks to FrankS I could realize my dreams about this lens :)

Here are some of my results:

36822 36823 36824

Film: Ilford Delta 400
Dev. : D-76 (1+7)
time: 55 min
Forum: Cosina Voigtlander Bessa 11-11-2006
Replies: 4
Views: 745
Posted By mechon
There is one more thing to remember:...

There is one more thing to remember: Schwarzschild effect.
Read your film fact sheet - there should be info (graph) how to deal with long exsposures.

cheers
Forum: Cosina Voigtlander Bessa 10-25-2006
Replies: 5
Views: 995
Posted By mechon
I have measured J12 using callipers and there is...

I have measured J12 using callipers and there is no doubt - J12 can damage shutter of Bessa.
J8 and I61 L/D are OK. I use J8 a lot and I61 occasionally. You can see results on my RFF...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 10-16-2006
Replies: 33
Views: 2,065
Posted By mechon
To be exact: Kanonski sounds more like Russian...

To be exact: Kanonski sounds more like Russian name.
Kanoński - sounds like Polish born with Canon gear in his hands ;)
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 10-16-2006
Replies: 33
Views: 2,065
Posted By mechon
or rather Polish guy with Canon .........

or rather Polish guy with Canon ...... http://mechon.eu.org/obrazy/chytry.gif
Forum: Cosina Voigtlander Bessa 06-30-2006
Replies: 17
Views: 1,106
Posted By mechon
There is "Additional Info" at the bottom of each...

There is "Additional Info" at the bottom of each picture with description of camera, lens, film, etc .... "Loneliness", for example, was made with J-8. :)

cheers
Forum: Cosina Voigtlander Bessa 06-30-2006
Replies: 17
Views: 1,106
Posted By mechon
I use J-8 with Bessa R and think it's great...

I use J-8 with Bessa R and think it's great combo. You can find some pictures in my RFF gallery.

cheers
Mechon
Forum: Cosina Voigtlander Bessa 04-30-2006
Replies: 9
Views: 779
Posted By mechon
Mike Johnston wrote in his SMP aricle "The Best...

Mike Johnston wrote in his SMP aricle "The Best Lens for a Leica":
"(...)I would go so far as to say that any photographer who carefully meters and focuses every single shot is simply not using the...
Forum: Cosina Voigtlander Bessa 01-26-2006
Replies: 6
Views: 568
Posted By mechon
I hope it will help:...

I hope it will help: http://www.usfca.edu/~fraley/r2meter.html
BTW I've found it on this forum :)

cheers
Forum: Cosina Voigtlander Bessa 12-31-2005
Replies: 4
Views: 480
Posted By mechon
I use J-8 with my Bessa R a lot and don't have...

I use J-8 with my Bessa R a lot and don't have any problems with this combo. Few of my photos made with J-8 can be found in my RFF gallery.

cheers
mechon
Forum: Cosina Voigtlander Bessa 12-23-2005
Replies: 25
Views: 1,281
Posted By mechon
Hello Sam and welcome. I've got Bessa&Color...

Hello Sam and welcome.
I've got Bessa&Color Skopar kit and it's really outstanding.
I hope you were good boy this year and Santa knows that :D

cheers
Mechon
Forum: Cosina Voigtlander Bessa 12-16-2005
Replies: 27
Views: 924
Posted By mechon
heh... I haven't realised that my name is so...

heh... I haven't realised that my name is so popular in Poland :D

cheers
Forum: Cosina Voigtlander Bessa 12-16-2005
Replies: 27
Views: 924
Posted By mechon
Thank you all for kind words :) I've read this...

Thank you all for kind words :)
I've read this forum for few months and I know that I'll meet a lot of nice and experinced poeple here.
It's nice to "hear" that so many of you have some roots or...
Forum: Cosina Voigtlander Bessa 12-15-2005
Replies: 27
Views: 924
Posted By mechon
Hello, I'm new on RFF

Hi everyone
I'm new here and I would like to say "Hello" to all forum members.
My name is Maciek, I'm 30 year-old and I live in south-east Poland.
I own Bessa R with Color Skopar 35mm Classic and...
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