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Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 2 Days Ago
Replies: 42
Views: 1,383
Posted By DavidKKHansen
All M-camera base plates were made of brass,...

All M-camera base plates were made of brass, including the M6. The M6 had a zinc top plate, but the base plate was still brass.

So the camera was bought used from a dealer and it's missing the...
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 5 Days Ago
Replies: 12
Views: 501
Posted By DavidKKHansen
Interesting, never seen that before. Since it...

Interesting, never seen that before. Since it runs along the vertical part of the frame, we can rule out a filter or the hood... wild guess: lack of film flatness?

Wait, that wouldn't make sense,...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 5 Days Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 492
Posted By DavidKKHansen
By coincidence, I've been e-mailing back and...

By coincidence, I've been e-mailing back and forth with Leica Customer Service this week regarding modifying an M6 TTL. They can replace the top plate with a modern brass top plate. Among other...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 7,749
Views: 2,342,117
Posted By DavidKKHansen
It is likely the limited run of round vented...

It is likely the limited run of round vented hoods that Leica made for the 28mm Summicron ASPH and the 35mm Summilux ASPH (pre-FLE). Leica part number 12466, give it an image search on Google......
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 518
Posted By DavidKKHansen
It should meter without film. Either get a...

It should meter without film. Either get a partial refund to then have it repaired by Nikon or send it back for a full refund.
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 06-12-2014
Replies: 50
Views: 1,387
Posted By DavidKKHansen
To sum it up a bit... Analog camera leaf...

To sum it up a bit...

Analog camera leaf shutters: You can sync at all speeds, but usually the top speed is 1/500th.

Digital camera leaf shutters: Read the manual. It's possible to sync at all...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-04-2014
Replies: 171
Views: 9,443
Posted By DavidKKHansen
I am absolutely baffled... 20 months??? ...

I am absolutely baffled...

20 months??? Who...? What...? Huh...?!?

Granted, I mostly have experience with speedy Japanese repair tech's, either 3rd party or of official brand. But I would have...
Forum: Smartphone Cameras 06-01-2014
Replies: 11
Views: 671
Posted By DavidKKHansen
Nice review, but have you seen any option for PC...

Nice review, but have you seen any option for PC flash sync or a hot shoe? It doesn't seem as there is one...

That's what I'd like for the iPhone... an adaptor to be able to sync studio lights. ...
Forum: Digital Leica M8 / M8.2 / M9 / M-E /Mono / M10 aka "M" 05-22-2014
Replies: 22
Views: 1,383
Posted By DavidKKHansen
The MP-3 has a light meter and is styled like an...

The MP-3 has a light meter and is styled like an M3.

The new M-A is simply an MP without any electronics. The difference is that it's made with stainless steel with some modifications to the...
Forum: Digital Leica M8 / M8.2 / M9 / M-E /Mono / M10 aka "M" 05-22-2014
Replies: 22
Views: 1,383
Posted By DavidKKHansen
Hm, looks like the M-A won't be needing...

Hm, looks like the M-A won't be needing batteries... no light meter?

EDIT: If I had read the twitter feed, I would have seen that yes, the M-A is without any electronics at all.
Forum: Travel 05-12-2014
Replies: 749
Poll: Berlin?
Views: 57,809
Posted By DavidKKHansen
I believe Leica Germany offers rental of all...

I believe Leica Germany offers rental of all their current line-up of cameras and lenses (only for people living in Germany). Drop them a line, they have a German phone number somewhere on their...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 04-28-2014
Replies: 21
Views: 904
Posted By DavidKKHansen
I'm guessing he means "cameras with aperture...

I'm guessing he means "cameras with aperture priority, but with mechanical shutter speeds if battery fails".

To the OP: The Nikon FM3a falls into the above category. Nikon FM2 does not as it...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-27-2014
Replies: 16
Views: 619
Posted By DavidKKHansen
The MP neither has an electronic shutter nor TTL...

The MP neither has an electronic shutter nor TTL flash metering. That would be the M7 (for both) or the M6 TTL (for the TTL flash metering).
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-27-2014
Replies: 13
Views: 593
Posted By DavidKKHansen
Thanks everyone for all your inputs. It's been...

Thanks everyone for all your inputs. It's been very helpful and so far I'm leaning towards the Voigtländer, as it's a newer lens and also won't break the bank. Though if I got the change for a...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-23-2014
Replies: 13
Views: 593
Posted By DavidKKHansen
Question M-mount 90mm lens with 39mm filters

I'm looking for a 90mm lens to use with studio lights, so a fast aperture isn't necessary as I'll be stopping down anyways. Though I'd like to get a lens that takes 39mm filters, as I already have a...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 04-13-2014
Replies: 19
Views: 967
Posted By DavidKKHansen
...and this is how it looks with the lights...

...and this is how it looks with the lights on:

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3818/13822620615_44b31638fb_o.jpg

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3735/13822646063_80ca70a0a3_o.jpg

Currently it in my...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 04-13-2014
Replies: 19
Views: 967
Posted By DavidKKHansen
Here's a picture of my...

Here's a picture of my darkroom:

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3791/13822620655_a10aebc2bf_o.jpg
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-31-2014
Replies: 25
Views: 1,292
Posted By DavidKKHansen
Brass is an alloy too :D

Brass is an alloy too :D
Forum: 120 RF's 03-18-2014
Replies: 11
Views: 684
Posted By DavidKKHansen
Wasn't the "L" on the 135 mirrored along the...

Wasn't the "L" on the 135 mirrored along the Y-axis? I vaguely recall having read that somewhere, but maybe mfogiel has one body with a 100mm frame-line and another with a 135mm frame-line?

EDIT:...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-17-2014
Replies: 7,749
Views: 2,342,117
Posted By DavidKKHansen
http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5474/12536306225_1dd...

http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5474/12536306225_1dda79535d_b.jpg[/QUOTE]

What, no silver Monochrom with 35mm FLE? Tsk-tsk, your set is far from complete :D
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-06-2014
Replies: 10
Views: 618
Posted By DavidKKHansen
Sorry, which focal length are we talking about,...

Sorry, which focal length are we talking about, the 90mm?
Forum: Zeiss Ikon ZM 12-24-2013
Replies: 21
Views: 1,903
Posted By DavidKKHansen
€1788 for a brand new Zeiss Ikon with Zeiss 50mm...

€1788 for a brand new Zeiss Ikon with Zeiss 50mm f/1.5 lens, both...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 11-28-2013
Replies: 2
Views: 471
Posted By DavidKKHansen
Come on it's only Japanese, it's not that hard to...

Come on it's only Japanese, it's not that hard to understand...:rolleyes:

The first two videos is an introduction to the M3 with a bit of camera and Leica history. They compare the M3 design to the...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-10-2013
Replies: 21
Views: 1,056
Posted By DavidKKHansen
Impressive. When I have a new camera I cannot...

Impressive. When I have a new camera I cannot wait to get through my first roll, firstly to see the results but also to make sure the camera performs as it should (no light leaks, scratches, etc.)
Forum: Other Digital Advanced Fixed Lens Compacts 11-06-2013
Replies: 10
Views: 1,131
Posted By DavidKKHansen
I forgot to update this thread that I've been...

I forgot to update this thread that I've been given a new filter from Heliopan for free.

Yeah yeah, I know, it's just a filter. But last I checked Heliopan filters weren't been given out by...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-24-2013
Replies: 180
Views: 10,899
Posted By DavidKKHansen
I wonder by "Hybrid viewfinder" there lies a...

I wonder by "Hybrid viewfinder" there lies a possibility to use the viewfinder as an electronic viewfinder, when the mirror is up? In other words, you would be able to look through the same...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 10-18-2013
Replies: 7
Views: 715
Posted By DavidKKHansen
Just got my FM3A now... I have to really look...

Just got my FM3A now... I have to really look hard to see the blue color along the edges. This seems to be a normal characteristic of the FM3A.

Carry on, nothing to worry about :cool:
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 10-15-2013
Replies: 50
Views: 3,269
Posted By DavidKKHansen
Ever since this thread started I'm scouring the...

Ever since this thread started I'm scouring the internet for a good deal on a Rolleiflex. My wallet hates you guys...
Forum: Travel 10-14-2013
Replies: 749
Poll: Berlin?
Views: 57,809
Posted By DavidKKHansen
Then it must be good! How about meeting next...

Then it must be good!

How about meeting next week also? I'll be in Berlin from the 23rd to the 27th!
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-11-2013
Replies: 67
Views: 3,298
Posted By DavidKKHansen
NO DOUBT ABOUT IT! I would sell the MacBook Pro...

NO DOUBT ABOUT IT!
I would sell the MacBook Pro to save money and buy a Contax T3! What are you waiting for??
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-10-2013
Replies: 15
Views: 1,138
Posted By DavidKKHansen
The later batches of the M6 TTL were made of...

The later batches of the M6 TTL were made of brass, as they were starting to implement M7 production methods. Don't know how to tell by serial number though.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-03-2013
Replies: 23
Views: 7,117
Posted By DavidKKHansen
You don't make the V3's anymore?

You don't make the V3's anymore?
Forum: Other Digital Advanced Fixed Lens Compacts 09-24-2013
Replies: 10
Views: 1,131
Posted By DavidKKHansen
How cool! I just got an e-mail from Heliopan...

How cool! I just got an e-mail from Heliopan that I can send it to them and they'll repair the filter. Will update the thread once I get it back.
Forum: Other Digital Advanced Fixed Lens Compacts 09-23-2013
Replies: 10
Views: 1,131
Posted By DavidKKHansen
Thanks for the super fast replies everyone! I...

Thanks for the super fast replies everyone!

I usually don't tighten my filters that much but in the case of the Ricoh GR21 I might have done just that, due to the fact that I carried it in my pocket...
Forum: Other Digital Advanced Fixed Lens Compacts 09-23-2013
Replies: 10
Views: 1,131
Posted By DavidKKHansen
Question Brass or aluminium filter?

I've always been using Heliopan branded filters for all my lenses, the metal ring being made of brass.

Though recently using a filter on my Ricoh GR21 (30.5mm filter) the threads have become damaged...
Forum: Travel 08-19-2013
Replies: 749
Poll: Berlin?
Views: 57,809
Posted By DavidKKHansen
Who's up for a beer on Saturday? Probably my...

Who's up for a beer on Saturday? Probably my last night out in Berlin, before I move back to Copenhagen.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-28-2013
Replies: 60
Views: 3,506
Posted By DavidKKHansen
My biggest complaint with the M7 is that when...

My biggest complaint with the M7 is that when it's in AUTO mode and you turn the camera on, it takes almost 2 seconds of start up time before you can take the first pictures.

Why, Leica,...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 07-20-2013
Replies: 7
Views: 4,184
Posted By DavidKKHansen
Full stops on the Nikon version. Of course if...

Full stops on the Nikon version. Of course if you use it on a modern SLR you can set it at f/22 and control the aperture in 1/3-stops on the camera itself.
Forum: Other Digital Advanced Fixed Lens Compacts 05-31-2013
Replies: 666
Views: 37,266
Posted By DavidKKHansen
Why hasn't this been posted here...

Why hasn't this been posted here yet?

http://youtu.be/F7vN9r2cG_k
Forum: Travel 05-27-2013
Replies: 749
Poll: Berlin?
Views: 57,809
Posted By DavidKKHansen
Berlin summer is just sooooo awesome these days,...

Berlin summer is just sooooo awesome these days, it makes me want to enjoy a beer out in the sunshine (not really).

How about a pub this Friday?

Also, if anyone is looking for a new roommate,...
Forum: RFF Polls 05-25-2013
Replies: 80
Views: 6,688
Posted By DavidKKHansen
+1 This would actually make me happy.

+1





This would actually make me happy.
Forum: Other Digital Advanced Fixed Lens Compacts 05-21-2013
Replies: 666
Views: 37,266
Posted By DavidKKHansen
Not all digital cameras bought in Japan are in...

Not all digital cameras bought in Japan are in Japanese only. They have export versions of their cameras which are available in all languages.
Forum: Other Digital Advanced Fixed Lens Compacts 05-04-2013
Replies: 666
Views: 37,266
Posted By DavidKKHansen
I can't remember seeing a video with the shutter...

I can't remember seeing a video with the shutter sound, can anybody confirm that it is a leaf shutter and a link to a video that demonstrates the shutter sound?

Also... where can I pre-order this...
Forum: Other Digital Advanced Fixed Lens Compacts 05-02-2013
Replies: 666
Views: 37,266
Posted By DavidKKHansen
Agreed. I think I'd gladly sacrifice the new...

Agreed. I think I'd gladly sacrifice the new effect button on the side of the GR and have a PC port take it's place.
Forum: 120 RF's 04-15-2013
Replies: 3
Views: 962
Posted By DavidKKHansen
Sorry for the late response and thank you for the...

Sorry for the late response and thank you for the great follow up with more details about the camera. There aren't too many reports on the camera, so always nice to read more from different...
Forum: Fuji X Fixed Lens 03-24-2013
Replies: 86
Views: 5,460
Posted By DavidKKHansen
Okay we get it, a Fujifilm digital camera is not...

Okay we get it, a Fujifilm digital camera is not for you and that's fine. You won't be buying the new X100s and that's fine too. Can we move on now please?

Somewhat back to the topic: I found the...
Forum: Digital Leica M8 / M8.2 / M9 / M-E /Mono / M10 aka "M" 03-23-2013
Replies: 30
Views: 1,680
Posted By DavidKKHansen
I'm also baffled by this. How Leica can get away...

I'm also baffled by this. How Leica can get away with releasing a digital camera, that to this day has issues with known brand of cards is beyond me. It's such a basic thing in digital...
Forum: Fuji X Fixed Lens 03-17-2013
Replies: 34
Views: 3,764
Posted By DavidKKHansen
Not really, actually seems quite the oposite:...

Not really, actually seems quite the oposite: http://youtu.be/VDOgpdYeYVY
Forum: Zeiss Ikon ZM 03-15-2013
Replies: 301
Views: 122,544
Posted By DavidKKHansen
http://www.rangefinderforum.com/photopost-classifi...

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/photopost-classifieds/data/3/large/011.jpg

My pink Zeiss Ikon, now in the classifieds.
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 03-12-2013
Replies: 12
Views: 678
Posted By DavidKKHansen
Very common with the GR1-series cameras. Before...

Very common with the GR1-series cameras. Before I broke mine by dropping it, I fixed this by unscrewing the left screw, cleaning the inside of the plastic bit that comes off and then use super glue...
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