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Forum: The Business Of Photography 08-01-2014
Replies: 74
Views: 3,584
Posted By eef
I'm essentially 100% hobbyist but some years ago...

I'm essentially 100% hobbyist but some years ago I decided to get some of my better prints framed (all taken with my RD-1, printed on Epson 7800) and exhibited them at an arts fair my synagogue put...
Forum: Digital Leica M8 / M8.2 / M9 / M-E /Mono / M10 aka "M" 01-03-2014
Replies: 3
Views: 815
Posted By eef
You should call the 5th one "nobody trusts the...

You should call the 5th one "nobody trusts the photographer"

:)
Forum: Digital Leica M8 / M8.2 / M9 / M-E /Mono / M10 aka "M" 12-18-2013
Replies: 3
Views: 971
Posted By eef
Anyone happy with one of these on an M 240?

Anyone happy with one of these on an M 240?
Forum: Digital Leica M8 / M8.2 / M9 / M-E /Mono / M10 aka "M" 10-14-2013
Replies: 32
Views: 2,366
Posted By eef
Sean Reid seems to think it can be a sort of...

Sean Reid seems to think it can be a sort of "camera problem" in that if you upgrade your camera enough, it may reveal existing flaws in your lenses that went unnoticed on a lesser camera. See his...
Forum: Sony NEX / Full Frame Alpha non DSLR Cameras 09-17-2013
Replies: 8
Views: 1,074
Posted By eef
So it turns out the problem was the super-cheap...

So it turns out the problem was the super-cheap Chinese made helicoid adapter. The inner helicoid screws too far into the camera body when at the normal setting. I don't know why I never noticed...
Forum: Sony NEX / Full Frame Alpha non DSLR Cameras 08-25-2013
Replies: 8
Views: 1,074
Posted By eef
Well, I just answered my own question. Took a...

Well, I just answered my own question. Took a picture outside, and it went back to all its old, bad behavior. Did I read something on this forum about how the light coming though some manual lens...
Forum: Sony NEX / Full Frame Alpha non DSLR Cameras 08-25-2013
Replies: 8
Views: 1,074
Posted By eef
Did I fix my nex 5n?

I have been having odd problems with it for a very long time (since I got it used on Amazon). The main problem would be that it would immediately snap back into shoot mode when I tried to select...
Forum: Sony NEX / Full Frame Alpha non DSLR Cameras 04-23-2013
Replies: 72
Views: 19,271
Posted By eef
I got one of...

I got one of these:
http://www.ebay.com/itm/New-Leica-M-Lens-to-Sony-NEX-Camera-Macro-Helicoid-Adapter-For-NEX5N-NEX3C-NEX7-/110901355796?pt=US_Lens_Adapters_Mounts_Tubes&hash=item19d23c6514

I...
Forum: Digital Leica M8 / M8.2 / M9 / M-E /Mono / M10 aka "M" 03-11-2013
Replies: 135
Views: 8,700
Posted By eef
Spoiler alert: He really likes it.

Spoiler alert: He really likes it.
Forum: Digital Leica M8 / M8.2 / M9 / M-E /Mono / M10 aka "M" 03-08-2013
Replies: 6
Views: 706
Posted By eef
I love my M8 too. Passed on the M9, but thinking...

I love my M8 too. Passed on the M9, but thinking long and hard about the new M.
Forum: Digital Leica M8 / M8.2 / M9 / M-E /Mono / M10 aka "M" 02-13-2012
Replies: 43
Views: 5,639
Posted By eef
Thanks for the tips. I did not do much post...

Thanks for the tips. I did not do much post processing, as I really am not much for it. It turns out that Aperture has an IR preset, which I used, then tweaked a bit to get what I posted. Any...
Forum: Digital Leica M8 / M8.2 / M9 / M-E /Mono / M10 aka "M" 02-09-2012
Replies: 43
Views: 5,639
Posted By eef
Well that didn't work. But you can maybe see the...

Well that didn't work. But you can maybe see the picture here:
http://www.flickr.com/photos/efroymson/6848938361/
Forum: Digital Leica M8 / M8.2 / M9 / M-E /Mono / M10 aka "M" 02-09-2012
Replies: 43
Views: 5,639
Posted By eef
Inspired by the others, I made an...

Inspired by the others, I made an attempt:
http://www.flickr.com/photos/efroymson/6848938361/
Forum: Digital Leica M8 / M8.2 / M9 / M-E /Mono / M10 aka "M" 01-30-2012
Replies: 72
Views: 4,819
Posted By eef
Since I have an M6, M8, and RD-1, I feel...

Since I have an M6, M8, and RD-1, I feel compelled to reply. Of the three, I have used only the M8 since I got it. Digital workflow, and more reliable than the RD-1 (the Epson rangefinder was...
Forum: Digital Leica M8 / M8.2 / M9 / M-E /Mono / M10 aka "M" 12-09-2011
Replies: 43
Views: 5,639
Posted By eef
These are gorgeous pictures! Has anyone used an...

These are gorgeous pictures! Has anyone used an M8 and IR to do "scientific" or "practical" work, like looking for heat loss in a building? I have some heating issues with my new house, and thought...
Forum: Digital Leica M8 / M8.2 / M9 / M-E /Mono / M10 aka "M" 04-11-2011
Replies: 40
Views: 4,210
Posted By eef
Got the m-coder (popflash has it for a good...

Got the m-coder (popflash has it for a good price, then I blew all my savings on replacements for lost lens caps) coded the pre-asph summilux as an asph, and it recognized it! For good measure (if...
Forum: Digital Leica M8 / M8.2 / M9 / M-E /Mono / M10 aka "M" 04-06-2011
Replies: 40
Views: 4,210
Posted By eef
Agreed, but I like to leave coding on for when it...

Agreed, but I like to leave coding on for when it is needed, then switching to an uncoded lens might confuse my poor camera. At least that is the thought.

Perhaps I just am overdoing it. I even...
Forum: Digital Leica M8 / M8.2 / M9 / M-E /Mono / M10 aka "M" 04-05-2011
Replies: 40
Views: 4,210
Posted By eef
The pre-asph lux is not codable (at least per...

The pre-asph lux is not codable (at least per Leica). How do you get around that? I end up using my pre-asph cron all the time instead, at least on the M8, where coding is perhaps more important...
Forum: Digital Leica M8 / M8.2 / M9 / M-E /Mono / M10 aka "M" 03-30-2011
Replies: 3
Views: 1,133
Posted By eef
Since this is the "Official" thread, I will post...

Since this is the "Official" thread, I will post my question here. I recently got a Milich adapter for my CV 15, and then I bought some Testor paint. Black, white and red (for the notch to indicate...
Forum: Digital Leica M8 / M8.2 / M9 / M-E /Mono / M10 aka "M" 11-01-2009
Replies: 4
Views: 1,313
Posted By eef
Sean Reid has a review of the SF 58. He is always...

Sean Reid has a review of the SF 58. He is always worth reading. http://reidreviews.com (http://reidreviews.com/)
Forum: Photo Software 07-05-2009
Replies: 63
Views: 7,036
Posted By eef
Used Capture One with pleasure until I got...

Used Capture One with pleasure until I got Aperture, which allows me to do all photo related work in one app, from filing to printing. The prints look good to me. Am I really giving up quality for...
Forum: Digital Leica M8 / M8.2 / M9 / M-E /Mono / M10 aka "M" 06-16-2009
Replies: 5
Views: 866
Posted By eef
It fits just fine on the camera (at least my...

It fits just fine on the camera (at least my titanium one does). Leica does not code it though, which for a 35mm lens is of minor importance.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 04-22-2009
Replies: 30
Views: 1,989
Posted By eef
X-570 was my first real camera. One lens kit...

X-570 was my first real camera. One lens kit with the 50 1.8, shot hundreds of Kodachrome 64 slides with it. Got rid of it for whatever reason, then got a another one a few years back, which got me...
Forum: Digital Leica M8 / M8.2 / M9 / M-E /Mono / M10 aka "M" 04-21-2009
Replies: 14
Views: 1,257
Posted By eef
There is a new flash that Leica announced, anyone...

There is a new flash that Leica announced, anyone tried it?
http://www.dpreview.com/news/0902/09021711leicasf58flash.asp

The auto-fill looks cool.

I have a Sunpak 383 that I use on those extremely...
Forum: Digital Leica M8 / M8.2 / M9 / M-E /Mono / M10 aka "M" 04-21-2009
Replies: 71
Views: 6,349
Posted By eef
I was taking pictures with my RD-1 at a friend's...

I was taking pictures with my RD-1 at a friend's wedding. I liked a lot of them, but I was really glad to be "a" photographer, not "the" photographer. After "the" photographer left, and someone...
Forum: Digital Leica M8 / M8.2 / M9 / M-E /Mono / M10 aka "M" 04-17-2009
Replies: 10
Views: 1,275
Posted By eef
Crowd shot...

Crowd shot here:
http://efroymson.blogspot.com/2009/04/crowd-shot.html

There is another thread with more discussion on it, so I will leave it at that.
Forum: Digital Leica M8 / M8.2 / M9 / M-E /Mono / M10 aka "M" 04-16-2009
Replies: 10
Views: 1,275
Posted By eef
M8 at a Tea Party

Took some pictures of the Tea Party here in Albuquerque. Folks were spread out along the street, so they generally noticed me taking the pictures, which I feel detracts from them, they look too...
Forum: Digital Leica M8 / M8.2 / M9 / M-E /Mono / M10 aka "M" 04-13-2009
Replies: 9
Views: 1,311
Posted By eef
The motion blur on the stationary background and...

The motion blur on the stationary background and the frozen motion of the foreground subject combine to make a rather disquieting effect (the grimace also). The slow shutter plus flash did that I...
Forum: Digital Leica M8 / M8.2 / M9 / M-E /Mono / M10 aka "M" 04-02-2009
Replies: 18
Views: 2,116
Posted By eef
I found that replacing the stock covering with...

I found that replacing the stock covering with cameraleather.com griptac (http://cameraleather.com/colors/griptac.htm) made a world of difference. Perhaps my hands are not so large. Also, AusDLK,...
Forum: Digital Leica M8 / M8.2 / M9 / M-E /Mono / M10 aka "M" 03-02-2009
Replies: 26
Views: 2,446
Posted By eef
Since a couple people asked, and it looks like I...

Since a couple people asked, and it looks like I am the only one here who uses it (!?) a few words on the 90mm f4 and the eyes. I really enjoy it, the eyes do a great job of adjusting for the close...
Forum: Digital Leica M8 / M8.2 / M9 / M-E /Mono / M10 aka "M" 02-25-2009
Replies: 26
Views: 2,446
Posted By eef
Am I the only one using the 90mm Macro with eyes?...

Am I the only one using the 90mm Macro with eyes? I enjoy it, partly because it looks so funky, but also because it works pretty well. The attached are from the Carmel Market in Tel Aviv.
Forum: Digital Leica M8 / M8.2 / M9 / M-E /Mono / M10 aka "M" 02-03-2009
Replies: 38
Views: 2,723
Posted By eef
Aperture has dodge and burn, and a plug-in...

Aperture has dodge and burn, and a plug-in architecture that now hosts Noise Ninja, Nik sharpener, and a bunch of other tools (that I do not use). You can choose to do some of the file management...
Forum: Digital Leica M8 / M8.2 / M9 / M-E /Mono / M10 aka "M" 12-23-2008
Replies: 6
Views: 1,178
Posted By eef
I did hear a story about a woman who had to sell...

I did hear a story about a woman who had to sell a car and was to split the proceeds with her soon to be ex husband. Someone got a nice Volvo for about $100. Maybe this is a similar situation?
Forum: Digital Leica M8 / M8.2 / M9 / M-E /Mono / M10 aka "M" 12-05-2008
Replies: 24
Views: 2,503
Posted By eef
My travel kit these days is M8 plus VC15 (if you...

My travel kit these days is M8 plus VC15 (if you are going wide, why not all the way?) plus 90mmf4 (light weight tele) & macro adapter (sometimes I like to take pictures of leaves or rusty bolts)...
Forum: Digital Leica M8 / M8.2 / M9 / M-E /Mono / M10 aka "M" 10-06-2008
Replies: 57
Views: 3,473
Posted By eef
Count me as another -2/3 M8 shooter. Not the...

Count me as another -2/3 M8 shooter. Not the result of any long thought, it just seems to make more appealing images. Sometimes I miss my old Minolta X-570, that had the AE lock on the front of the...
Forum: Digital Leica M8 / M8.2 / M9 / M-E /Mono / M10 aka "M" 09-09-2008
Replies: 2
Views: 994
Posted By eef
It really did not require that much bravery, the...

It really did not require that much bravery, the police in Minnesota were all quite friendly, and despite the gas masks I saw, I never got more than a whiff of teargas. Or perhaps you were talking...
Forum: Digital Leica M8 / M8.2 / M9 / M-E /Mono / M10 aka "M" 09-04-2008
Replies: 2
Views: 994
Posted By eef
Pictures from St Paul

Have some pictures from the convention, and from the activity on the streets. Outdoors mostly the new 28 f2.8, indoors the 90 f4. Mixed in with some commentary that is OT for RFF, I imagine. Took...
Forum: Digital Epson R-D1 Digital RF 08-18-2008
Replies: 19
Views: 1,488
Posted By eef
If you are like me than what is next consists of...

If you are like me than what is next consists of the following:
Loving the RD-1.
Finding some frustrations with it, especially the rangefinder alignment.
Getting an M8.
Loving it even more.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-14-2008
Replies: 10
Views: 909
Posted By eef
Where do I spit on my SD card?

Where do I spit on my SD card?
Forum: Digital Leica M8 / M8.2 / M9 / M-E /Mono / M10 aka "M" 08-12-2008
Replies: 26
Views: 4,094
Posted By eef
In the M9 the frame lines will be projected from...

In the M9 the frame lines will be projected from an LCD, and will vary automatically with the focus distance.







At least I hope so.
Forum: Digital Leica M8 / M8.2 / M9 / M-E /Mono / M10 aka "M" 07-18-2008
Replies: 10
Views: 1,253
Posted By eef
I use the finder that came with my 21mm...

I use the finder that came with my 21mm Voigtlander. Works great. From the replies, it looks like there are many fine choices.
Forum: Digital Leica M8 / M8.2 / M9 / M-E /Mono / M10 aka "M" 07-15-2008
Replies: 7
Views: 1,120
Posted By eef
Thanks folks, looks like I will be going with...

Thanks folks, looks like I will be going with griptac from CameraLeather.com
Forum: Digital Leica M8 / M8.2 / M9 / M-E /Mono / M10 aka "M" 07-14-2008
Replies: 7
Views: 1,120
Posted By eef
Vulcanite upgrade, a good idea?

I imagine many of you have gotten the recent Leica email about the upgrade program. In addition to the quiet shutter and the sapphire crystal, there is "vulcanite leatherette" available. One...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-14-2008
Replies: 42
Views: 3,659
Posted By eef
Well, Commie spies stole plans for nuclear bombs....

Well, Commie spies stole plans for nuclear bombs. It wasn't all hyseria, look up Venona for more:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Venona_project
Forum: Digital Leica M8 / M8.2 / M9 / M-E /Mono / M10 aka "M" 03-24-2008
Replies: 41
Views: 2,366
Posted By eef
The beauty of the M8 is the choices it gives you....

The beauty of the M8 is the choices it gives you. 90+% of the time I have a 35mm Summicron IV on mine, but the Voigtlander 15mm is usually in my bag if I need it.

Before I got the M8 I went to...
Forum: Digital Leica M8 / M8.2 / M9 / M-E /Mono / M10 aka "M" 01-05-2008
Replies: 26
Views: 819
Posted By eef
FWIW my M6 is gathering dust since I got the M8. ...

FWIW my M6 is gathering dust since I got the M8. it probably should be sold
to someone who would use it. Same with the RD-1. I have hundreds of beautiful shots with it, but somehow I don't trust...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 11-09-2007
Replies: 4
Views: 457
Posted By eef
It doesn't move much. Mine has an M mount...

It doesn't move much. Mine has an M mount adapter screwed on, with a rear cap for a 21mm (a deep one, got off Ebay). Fits fine.
Forum: Digital Leica M8 / M8.2 / M9 / M-E /Mono / M10 aka "M" 11-08-2007
Replies: 13
Views: 1,084
Posted By eef
FWIW I have two batteries, keep 'em both charged...

FWIW I have two batteries, keep 'em both charged and swap em whenever I can (you can't charge a LiOn battery too often it seems). Always switch it off when it goes back in the bag, no problems so...
Forum: Digital Leica M8 / M8.2 / M9 / M-E /Mono / M10 aka "M" 10-19-2007
Replies: 7
Views: 946
Posted By eef
Don't feel bad that someone is taking great...

Don't feel bad that someone is taking great pictures with the RD-1 in Viet Nam. It is a beautiful place for photography. I was there years ago with a Ricoh R-1 (basically a point and shoot, but a...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-09-2007
Replies: 15
Views: 1,491
Posted By eef
A few weeks ago B&H had them in stock.

A few weeks ago B&H had them in stock.
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