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Forum: Cosina Voigtlander Bessa 12 Hours Ago
Replies: 20
Views: 456
Posted By Monochrom
Hi, great camera!! i used a lot a nokton 40mm...

Hi, great camera!!

i used a lot a nokton 40mm lens it gives 60mm fov, enough room to cmpose and to play with dof.
Also used a 28mm f2 VC lens, so so lens but fun with itīs f2.

The epson RF is quite...
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 3 Days Ago
Replies: 62
Views: 1,675
Posted By Monochrom
i canīt live w/o internet, but i do live w/o cell...

i canīt live w/o internet, but i do live w/o cell phone... only use it to wake up early...TV seldom use it...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 5 Days Ago
Replies: 21
Views: 1,474
Posted By Monochrom
that was mummified...i wonder if the...

that was mummified...i wonder if the archaeologists were notified about that descovery!
Forum: Other Digital Advanced Fixed Lens Compacts 6 Days Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 382
Posted By Monochrom
itīs not on my plans buying a quattro...i donīt...

itīs not on my plans buying a quattro...i donīt understand why they made non important things larger...and the most important things were kept as small as previous versions...

The merrill could have...
Forum: RFF Polls 1 Week Ago
Replies: 102
Views: 3,229
Posted By Monochrom
50.58% goes for film cameras over digital...

50.58%

goes for film cameras over digital media.

Itīs very encouraging!!!
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 1 Week Ago
Replies: 23
Views: 788
Posted By Monochrom
gooooood news, enjoy!

gooooood news, enjoy!
Forum: Xpan & Other Panoramics 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 1,313
Posted By Monochrom
Very interesting, thanks for sharing! In fact is...

Very interesting, thanks for sharing!

In fact is the same as the KHRF, on that camera i took the top cover compeltely since the little plastic cap didnīt give me onugh room to adjust the whole thing.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 29
Views: 1,497
Posted By Monochrom
I really love 40mm fov, iīve had the rollei...

I really love 40mm fov, iīve had the rollei sonnar, vc nokton, cron and now iīm waiting for a rokkor which i hope iīll keep.

I like 40mm length, itīs never too wide as a 35mm lens and never too...
Forum: RFF Polls 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 47
Views: 2,317
Posted By Monochrom
I hard to tell only one way to upgrade gear. For...

I hard to tell only one way to upgrade gear.

For expensive things like my m9 i had to let go my m8 upgrade, my ZI, Konica HRF and various lenses.

But for some lenses i just buy them directly...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 33
Views: 1,093
Posted By Monochrom
Hi, that is not normal but it isnīt a big...

Hi, that is not normal but it isnīt a big issue.

Many times when lens is mounted it doesnīt reach the limit and then the others masks show up a little partially, it seems to be the case.

Once the...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 886
Posted By Monochrom
The leica meter mr4 doesnņt need any led...

The leica meter mr4 doesnņt need any led technology is perfectly fit for everyday use, in fact you only use it icertain situations when some kind of accurate reading is needed for the 90% of the time...
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 21
Views: 576
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 Weeks Ago
Replies: 38
Views: 2,229
Posted By Monochrom
REally nice shos!

REally nice shos!
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 16
Views: 487
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. 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 379
Views: 26,358
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 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 28
Views: 672
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 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 21
Views: 712
Posted By Monochrom
:D in deed!

:D in deed!
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 51
Views: 2,015
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 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 28
Views: 1,109
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 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 28
Views: 1,109
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 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 28
Views: 1,109
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 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 21
Views: 712
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 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 143
Views: 6,175
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 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 72
Views: 2,697
Posted By Monochrom
Very good news!!! Awesome news in fact!!!

Very good news!!!

Awesome news in fact!!!
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 36
Views: 1,776
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 07-16-2014
Replies: 79
Views: 3,303
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" 07-12-2014
Replies: 12
Views: 841
Posted By Monochrom
Buenas fotos Alejandro, felicitaciones!

Buenas fotos Alejandro, felicitaciones!
Forum: Philosophy of Photography 07-08-2014
Replies: 30
Views: 1,991
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 07-08-2014
Replies: 64
Views: 3,481
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" 07-08-2014
Replies: 5
Views: 961
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 07-08-2014
Replies: 13
Views: 1,220
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 06-28-2014
Replies: 72
Views: 2,907
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: 1,355
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: 891
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: 1,542
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: 2,135
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: 1,590
Views: 121,244
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: 933
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: 4,123
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: 863
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: 6,390
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: 1,742
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: 31
Views: 2,009
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: 2,722
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: 1,513
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: 616
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: 616
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: 616
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: 2,095
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: 1,180
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...
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