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Forum: Help / Feedback forum 11-05-2015
Replies: 1
Views: 794
Posted By akitadog
ability to edit my ad after it is placed

Good day,

I recently placed an ad and need to edit it. In the past I was able to do this. Now I am not able to edit my ad. How can I get the ability to edit my ad

Any and all help is greatly...
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 02-10-2014
Replies: 407
Views: 99,598
Posted By akitadog
Just for fun

Here is a quick shot I did last month. Leica M4-P, Zeiss ZM35 2.8 on Fuji Velvia 50, scanned on Reflecta Proscan 7200.

http://i60.tinypic.com/1sijxs.jpg



Regards,

Akitadog
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 01-25-2014
Replies: 46
Views: 6,491
Posted By akitadog
I usE both a ZM 35 f 2.8 and a 50 f 1.5 but...

I usE both a ZM 35 f 2.8 and a 50 f 1.5 but really prefer the 35 perspective.

Akitadog
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-08-2013
Replies: 4,725
Views: 1,120,537
Posted By akitadog
Very cool. Great look. akitadog

Very cool. Great look.

akitadog
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-08-2013
Replies: 4,725
Views: 1,120,537
Posted By akitadog
Very nice. Excellent contrast. Akitadog

Very nice. Excellent contrast.

Akitadog
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-27-2013
Replies: 86
Views: 8,108
Posted By akitadog
Lukitas, I handle the light fall off in...

Lukitas,

I handle the light fall off in lightroom by selecting the proper lens corrections. Works fairly well. My biggest problem is dust, and the curvature of the negative. I try to balance my...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-27-2013
Replies: 106
Views: 6,014
Posted By akitadog
Fuji Superia 200 this week. I ran out of B/W...

Fuji Superia 200 this week. I ran out of B/W films. Also processing at a lab is expensive for B/W. Will have to try some more Ilford XP2 Super.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-20-2013
Replies: 86
Views: 8,108
Posted By akitadog
Lukitas, That is excellent. Good copies. ...

Lukitas,

That is excellent. Good copies. Recently I bought a Nikon D600 to use as my digital camera. I wanted to use it primarily for Telephoto lens use. Earlier this year, I found an excellent...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-12-2013
Replies: 68
Views: 6,800
Posted By akitadog
After buying and using a Nikon D600 for the last...

After buying and using a Nikon D600 for the last year, I am really tired of all the computer work required to manage the images. It server a purpose, but honestly, I prefer to use my M4-P, 2 lenses,...
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 06-26-2013
Replies: 184
Views: 25,276
Posted By akitadog
Yes, I am interested. Looking at trying my own...

Yes, I am interested. Looking at trying my own b/w developing at some point in time. PM me the details or post here.

Regards,

Akitadog
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-26-2013
Replies: 43
Views: 2,814
Posted By akitadog
Light Meter

I Always use a lightmeter when using my meterless cameras. I recheck if the light changes.

Regards,

akitadog
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 06-24-2013
Replies: 184
Views: 25,276
Posted By akitadog
[QUOTE=kossi008;2165062]I only just started using...

[QUOTE=kossi008;2165062]I only just started using this lens, but I'm in love already...

George,

what film did you use for the bricks and shadows picture. Are you developing yourself?

Excellent...
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 05-02-2013
Replies: 33
Views: 7,343
Posted By akitadog
Excellent Image. Nice "3D" pop with the tree...

Excellent Image. Nice "3D" pop with the tree trunk. This is one of the reasons I sold all my Leica glass and am now using only Zeiss ZM and ZF lenses.

Regards,

Akitadog
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 03-28-2013
Replies: 15
Views: 1,320
Posted By akitadog
I have used the Summicron 35mm and 50mm for...

I have used the Summicron 35mm and 50mm for landscapes quite a bit. also used the 21mm Elmarit M, but it was not my style of images. Later sold all my Leica lenses and now use the Zeiss ZM 35 f2.8...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 03-27-2013
Replies: 38
Views: 5,559
Posted By akitadog
Each system works for me. I use an SLR or DSLR...

Each system works for me. I use an SLR or DSLR when I need to get out to 200mm or more, or want to use Graduated ND filters etc. I use my Leica M4-P for street and landscapes when I am hiking....
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-18-2013
Replies: 10
Views: 1,163
Posted By akitadog
X-ray, Dust in itself is not an issue. But when...

X-ray,

Dust in itself is not an issue. But when there are spots appearing on the sensor that can't be cleaned off with 1: Rocket Blower 2: Sensor cleaning brush 3: Visable Dust sensor swab, then...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-15-2013
Replies: 10
Views: 1,163
Posted By akitadog
Well, while I wait for my D-600 to be returned I...

Well, while I wait for my D-600 to be returned I have my M4-P and Zeizz lenses to use with some beautiful film. The D-600 is primarily for telephoto shots etc.

Akitadog
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-14-2013
Replies: 10
Views: 1,163
Posted By akitadog
Smile Nikon D-600 sensor spots

FYI..

I sent my D-600 to Nikon Canada because of spots on the sensor that were difficult to remove. They decided to replace the shutter assembly so the problem does not re-occur. I had heard that...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 03-13-2013
Replies: 44
Views: 4,229
Posted By akitadog
I agree that the size of the Film M's is nicer,...

I agree that the size of the Film M's is nicer, but I think it is simply the difference between the thickness of Film versus Sensor and Electronics. I see the same difference between my Nikon F3HP...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-12-2013
Replies: 2,799
Views: 603,067
Posted By akitadog
Dave, OK, next time I take a picture of the F3 I...

Dave,

OK, next time I take a picture of the F3 I will make sure no red dots are showing. Still, I did a lot of camping with this kit, or the M4-P kit.

Regards,

Akitadog
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-07-2013
Replies: 111
Views: 24,837
Posted By akitadog
Well, OK, here we go. I started in 1975 with a...

Well, OK, here we go.

I started in 1975 with a Rollei 35. Great little camera that was easy to carry while touring on my motorcycle.

Then some time later I bought an Olympus OM-1. Also a very nice...
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 03-07-2013
Replies: 407
Views: 99,598
Posted By akitadog
Tom, Yes this is a wonderful lens. I bought one...

Tom,

Yes this is a wonderful lens. I bought one last year in ZM mount. A real performer. I definitely like the colour IQ and contrast. Being such a small size is very nice as well.
I don't shoot B/W...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 03-01-2013
Replies: 51
Views: 4,103
Posted By akitadog
I wish I had money to order one. The images I...

I wish I had money to order one. The images I have seen from this new M-240 are superb.
Oh well, maybe in my next life.

Akitadog
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-27-2013
Replies: 344
Views: 98,154
Posted By akitadog
Hi, I had all Leica glass, 50 summilux, 35 Cron,...

Hi,

I had all Leica glass, 50 summilux, 35 Cron, 90 Elmarit-m.

Yes this was fantastic glass, but I sold all 3 and bought Zeiss Zm lenses.

I am now using ZM 35mm f2.8 and ZM 50mm f1.5

The 35 is...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 02-14-2013
Replies: 2,799
Views: 603,067
Posted By akitadog
Smile Well, as it was, I was taking a picture of my...

Well, as it was, I was taking a picture of my M4-P and decided to use the same setup for my Nikon F3HP. Both are fantastic Cameras.

You will have to block your left eye and look at only the...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 02-07-2013
Replies: 803
Views: 116,029
Posted By akitadog
I have my F3HP. Using it with Zeiss ZF lenses....

I have my F3HP. Using it with Zeiss ZF lenses. Excellent camera. I originally bought an F3 when they first came out. Long time ago now. Then I bought an HP finder and used that camera for many years....
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 02-07-2013
Replies: 2,799
Views: 603,067
Posted By akitadog
Here is a quick picture of my mint Nikon F3HP...

Here is a quick picture of my mint Nikon F3HP with a Zeiss ZF 50mm f1.4 lens.
This is a really nice combo for days when I want to use an SLR and...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-07-2013
Replies: 7,879
Views: 3,050,066
Posted By akitadog
M2.

WOW, that is a beautiful looking M2. Very nice indeed.

Akitadog
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 02-01-2013
Replies: 99
Views: 9,388
Posted By akitadog
Hi, Having both Nikon and Leica M systems I will...

Hi,

Having both Nikon and Leica M systems I will leave you with these thoughts:

I have a Nikon F3HP for Film use and a D600 for digital. I also use a Zeiss ZF 50mm F1.4 lens on both these camera...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-31-2013
Replies: 45
Views: 2,102
Posted By akitadog
Wonderful to look at these old images. Thanks...

Wonderful to look at these old images.

Thanks for putting them on the forum.

Akitadog
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 01-25-2013
Replies: 27
Views: 2,463
Posted By akitadog
Hi there, Well I also bought a D600 last...

Hi there,

Well I also bought a D600 last November. I wanted to upgrade from a digital point and shoot to something with better image quality. I already was using a Nikon F3-HP with a zeiss ZF 50...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-09-2013
Replies: 7,879
Views: 3,050,066
Posted By akitadog
My Leica M4-P

Hi,

Decided to take a picture of my M4-P. Curently using Zeiss ZM lenses.

50mm f1.5 and 35mm f2.8

The Zeiss lenses are very nice with superb imaging quality, great contrast and color.
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-06-2012
Replies: 4,071
Views: 304,138
Posted By akitadog
Colour

Best image I see so far. Many good images, but this one really say something. Great work.

Akitadog
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-29-2012
Replies: 803
Views: 116,029
Posted By akitadog
Hi, I had a Nikon F3 when they first came out....

Hi,

I had a Nikon F3 when they first came out. Great camera. Sold it 20 years ago to get into Medium format. Sold the Medium format recently. I bought a brand new F3HP body with 50mm f1.4 AIS lens...
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-14-2012
Replies: 6,561
Views: 549,491
Posted By akitadog
I recently bought a Nikon D600. I had a beautiful...

I recently bought a Nikon D600. I had a beautiful Zeiss ZF 50 f1.4 lens sitting around, and it is really nice to use on the D600. Awesome Image Quality. Darned heavy though. I prefer to use my M4-P...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-31-2012
Replies: 19
Views: 1,545
Posted By akitadog
My choice would be to keep the BP. I have a few...

My choice would be to keep the BP. I have a few various model of M and found that I did not like the chrome. Liked the black chrome OK, but would have liked a BP even better.
I still have and use my...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-23-2012
Replies: 64
Views: 9,429
Posted By akitadog
Scanning

Costco in Vancouver BC does not do any film any more. Only prints from digital, and definitely no scanning. Too bad really as it was quite cheap.

Regards,

Akitadog
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 04-16-2012
Replies: 407
Views: 99,598
Posted By akitadog
Mine is on the way. Should have it soon. Just in...

Mine is on the way. Should have it soon. Just in time for a camping trip this weekend.
Recently bought the 50 f1.5 c-sonnar. Nice little lens. May take a bit of getting used to at 1.4, with the focus...
Forum: RFF Polls 04-13-2012
Replies: 203
Views: 19,109
Posted By akitadog
I shoot only film with my M4-P and Zeiss lenses....

I shoot only film with my M4-P and Zeiss lenses. Scanning images is too expensive and I don't have a film scanner at home.

Regards,

Akitadog
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 04-05-2012
Replies: 120
Views: 49,686
Posted By akitadog
I received my new zm 50/1.5 yesterday. A very...

I received my new zm 50/1.5 yesterday. A very nice lens. Great colour and contrast. Absolutely sharp f5.6 and above. Too bright out when I shot a roll of film to really test at f1.5, so I will have...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-16-2012
Replies: 62
Views: 4,477
Posted By akitadog
M4-P Lenses: 35 Summicron f2 Version 4 This...

M4-P
Lenses:

35 Summicron f2 Version 4 This is my all around lens for most things, especially on the street.

50 Summilux f1.4 Version 2 This is the lens I use for low light and a change in...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-10-2012
Replies: 68
Views: 5,702
Posted By akitadog
For myself, personally, I prefer minimum of 35...

For myself, personally, I prefer minimum of 35 cron and 50 summilux. Next would be either a 21 or 24mm. I have a 90 but find I rarely seem to use it. I also prefer to travel light so the extra weight...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 01-06-2012
Replies: 11
Views: 1,834
Posted By akitadog
When I photographed my step son's wedding I used...

When I photographed my step son's wedding I used a Vivitar 285HV flash on my Mamiya 6. Excellent results and great fill flash capability outdoors.

akitadog
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-14-2011
Replies: 4,725
Views: 1,120,537
Posted By akitadog
Menos, "Is that a new camera"? I hear that once...

Menos,

"Is that a new camera"? I hear that once in a while as well. Unfortunately the "it still shoots film" doesn't work at home for me. She knows I shoot only film. Oh well, that's...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 12-08-2011
Replies: 17
Views: 2,409
Posted By akitadog
Beemermark, I have one exactly like you are...

Beemermark,

I have one exactly like you are describing. Bought it at Mountain Equipment Co-op in Vancouver BC quite a while ago. I still have and use it. However, they don't sell that exact model...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 12-08-2011
Replies: 17
Views: 2,409
Posted By akitadog
Hi, Have a look at this one. It is quite sturdy...

Hi, Have a look at this one. It is quite sturdy and may be suitable for you.

http://www.mec.ca/AST/ShopMEC/HikingCamping/TrekkingPoles/PRD~4005-751/tracks-sherlite-staff.jsp

Regards,

akitadog
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-03-2011
Replies: 5
Views: 1,092
Posted By akitadog
goodtimes, Awesome, I will trade you for my...

goodtimes,

Awesome, I will trade you for my M4-P..... Well maybe...

Regards,

akitadog
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 11-03-2011
Replies: 183
Views: 54,523
Posted By akitadog
Hi, I prefer black camera body. I have had a...

Hi,
I prefer black camera body. I have had a Chrome M6 in the past, but found them to be too shiny. Attracts attention more than a black camera body.

Regards,

Akitadog
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 11-03-2011
Replies: 1,943
Views: 238,080
Posted By akitadog
Hi, Just Received my latest book. "The Last Days...

Hi,

Just Received my latest book. "The Last Days of the Artic" by Ragnar Axelsson. Absolutely beautiful images, well printed. Heck of a nice book.

Regards,

akitadog
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-05-2011
Replies: 146
Views: 78,666
Posted By akitadog
Is there someone in Vancouver who will do an...

Is there someone in Vancouver who will do an alignment check on my M4-P?

Thanks,

Akitadog
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-05-2011
Replies: 303
Views: 42,993
Posted By akitadog
M camera Bodies

Hi to everyone,

Well, currently I have only one Leica M body. It is an M4-P That is virtually mint. I bought it beceause it has a brass top couver, like the MP, and I really don't miss the meter. I...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-03-2011
Replies: 45
Views: 12,067
Posted By akitadog
Lenses

Excellent Article.

I will also add a few things from my own experience with 50mm lenses, for both Leica M and also Nikon SLR.

I have used the Leica Summicron F/2 collapsable, Summicron F/2 Version...
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 07-19-2011
Replies: 3
Views: 2,071
Posted By akitadog
Nick, Nice Images. I am in the process of trying...

Nick,

Nice Images. I am in the process of trying Kodak Ektar film on my Mamiya 6. I tried some in 35mm and quite liked it.

I will be selling all of my Leica gear soon, but will never sell my...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-16-2011
Replies: 3,800
Views: 280,674
Posted By akitadog
Well, actually I'm not carrying any camera right...

Well, actually I'm not carrying any camera right now. I'm sitting in front of the computer writing this. Ha Ha. anyway, I always have my G7 in my briefcase just because, and when I go out to...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-16-2011
Replies: 11
Views: 2,351
Posted By akitadog
I Agree. Excellent work. akitadog

I Agree. Excellent work.

akitadog
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-10-2011
Replies: 50
Views: 4,926
Posted By akitadog
Bottom Line: Do you use them or not. If you do...

Bottom Line: Do you use them or not. If you do use them, and plan on using them in the future, then don't sell. However if you don't use them, have other M cameras and lenses that you use, then sell...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-10-2011
Replies: 29
Views: 3,010
Posted By akitadog
Well, do enjoy the M4-P. They are in my opinion...

Well, do enjoy the M4-P. They are in my opinion the best of the older M series cameras. Also, they have a brass top and bottom cover instead of the cast covers. I had both the M4-P and an M6, But...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-17-2011
Replies: 7
Views: 1,214
Posted By akitadog
Interesting adaptation. By the way, how do you...

Interesting adaptation. By the way, how do you like the VC meter? I am thinking of getting one sine I sold my M6 and now use only the M4-P. I currently use a handheld meter, which is fine but slow....
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-17-2011
Replies: 31
Views: 4,710
Posted By akitadog
Hi, Regarding the focus tab, personally I like...

Hi,

Regarding the focus tab, personally I like it very much on my 35 Cron. however my 50 summilux and the 90 Elmarit M don't have one. I guess you have to learn to shoot with and without. On the...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-17-2011
Replies: 18
Views: 2,116
Posted By akitadog
I bought a Leica Drip for my M, used it once and...

I bought a Leica Drip for my M, used it once and decided it was not for me. Bulks up the M too much, and as I mainly use 35 50 90, I found that it wasn't necessary at all. Personal preference mainly....
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-20-2011
Replies: 125
Views: 14,741
Posted By akitadog
New or Used

Hi,

I have had a number of Leica Cameras, the latest being a beautiful mint M4-P. they were all bought used, as well as all the lenses that I own. Actually, I prefer the older models like the M4 and...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-29-2011
Replies: 7,879
Views: 3,050,066
Posted By akitadog
M4-p

I have one in like new condition also. Sold my Chrome M6 afterwards.
It's better than M6. I believe that the top cover is brass, Black Chrome Plated.
That almost makes it like an MP without the...
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-21-2011
Replies: 52
Views: 6,280
Posted By akitadog
Hi, I would recommend the Mamiya 6. I have had...

Hi,

I would recommend the Mamiya 6. I have had mine for many years and heve travelled all over Europe with this camera and 2 lenses. I typically take the 50 and the 150. Carry it in a Domke F3x...
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 01-21-2011
Replies: 9
Views: 1,984
Posted By akitadog
As others have said, Have your lenses matched to...

As others have said, Have your lenses matched to your Mamiya 6.

I took my Mamiya 6 and all lenses in to a Mamiye Service shop and had them do the following:

1. Check and adjust the rangefinder as...
Forum: Film vs Digital 11-09-2010
Replies: 36
Views: 5,698
Posted By akitadog
Well, this is certainly interesting. I also shoot...

Well, this is certainly interesting. I also shoot mostly film, with a little bit of digital as required. Let me explain.

First reason is that I grew up with film. I have the cameras that I like and...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 11-09-2010
Replies: 9
Views: 1,172
Posted By akitadog
Mamiya 6

The Mamiya 6 requires the lens to be extended, dark slide released, power switch on, and either film in the camera, or the back open to fire the shutter.
You can however fire the shutter with the...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 10-13-2010
Replies: 14
Views: 4,368
Posted By akitadog
Domke F3X

Deleted as duplicate reply
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 10-04-2010
Replies: 43
Views: 5,495
Posted By akitadog
Keith, Absolute wonderful to look at. Along with...

Keith,

Absolute wonderful to look at. Along with the story and other bits of information this is a treasure capsule from days gone by. Well done.

Akitadog
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 09-30-2010
Replies: 49
Views: 5,169
Posted By akitadog
Awesome 75 year old pictures

These pictures are really awesome. It's like looking at an archive in Banff.

Wonderfull to see them.

Thanks for posting.

Akitadog
:):):)
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 09-01-2010
Replies: 14
Views: 4,368
Posted By akitadog
the best Bag

Hi,

I use a Domke F3X Bag. I have both the Nylon and the Canvas versions.
I prefer the canvas version for tactile feel, although the Nylon/Balistic is the one that I have used for many years...
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 06-29-2010
Replies: 20
Views: 2,173
Posted By akitadog
Matus, I have had my Mamiya 6 with all 3 lenses...

Matus,

I have had my Mamiya 6 with all 3 lenses for about 17 years. I have had no problems with the camera body. All the lenses are extremely good. Last year, my 75mm was getting a bit stiff. Lack...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-15-2010
Replies: 1,298
Views: 155,219
Posted By akitadog
Tree

Excellent picture. Is this image taken on Reala film or is it digital?

Thanks

Helmut
Forum: Off Topic 04-06-2010
Replies: 13
Views: 1,850
Posted By akitadog
Mamiya Quality

Good Day,

I have the Mamiya 6 not the 7, but the build quality is the same. I have had my camera and 3 lenses for 15+ years and other than a CLA on the 75mm lens everything if absolutely OK. The...
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 03-31-2010
Replies: 41
Views: 14,473
Posted By akitadog
Smile Mamiya 6 Reliability etc.

Good day,

I have had the Mamiya 6 and 3 lenses for close to 15 years. In that time there have been many rolls of film thru it and the camera has not had any problems what so ever. I have had to do a...
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 11-20-2009
Replies: 3
Views: 1,182
Posted By akitadog
Brian, I also have the Mamiya 6 with all 3...

Brian,

I also have the Mamiya 6 with all 3 lenses for over 15 years now. I agree that the 150 is a stellar performer. I have printed up to 4 x 4 feet from my negs and they are tack sharp even at...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 03-27-2009
Replies: 314
Views: 71,997
Posted By akitadog
Bare Bones Bag

I received my Bare Bones Bag. Great construction, tuff and light. Good size for M4-P and two lenses, light meter and film and filters etc. A great product. I also use Domke F-803 and F3X bags but...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-16-2009
Replies: 1
Views: 439
Posted By akitadog
Quick Release Laica and Mamiya

Good Afternoon,

I use both a Leica M4 and a Mamiya 6 and use Really Right Stuff camera plates and Quick Release 40 on a ball head 25. This is light and small and provides enough support for either...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 07-09-2007
Replies: 38
Views: 4,135
Posted By akitadog
Tripod / monopod

Hi there,

I have used both monopod and small tripods and prefer small tripods.

I wrote a small article on tripods and will insert it here. Hope it helps.

Regards

HHK
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 05-09-2007
Replies: 6
Views: 2,177
Posted By akitadog
Hi, The Vivitar 285 Series works very well for...

Hi,

The Vivitar 285 Series works very well for me on my Mamiya 6. The 7II works the same way.

Regards

Helmut
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 08-03-2006
Replies: 538
Views: 44,371
Posted By akitadog
Smile M8

I would love to have one, but until I win the lotto I will have to stick with my Leica M6 and lenses and Mamiya 6 and lenses.

HHK:
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 06-16-2006
Replies: 15
Views: 800
Posted By akitadog
Mamiya 6 lenses

Hi,

I have all 3 plus the close up attachment. Most used lens is the 50. Then the 150.

I have some Marine shots taken with the 150, and enlarged to 48"x48" and they are fantastic.

Also Landscapes...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 05-26-2006
Replies: 8
Views: 685
Posted By akitadog
Hi, I have had the Mamiya 6 with all 3 lenses...

Hi,

I have had the Mamiya 6 with all 3 lenses for many years now. I took the M6 and all 3 lenses to Brighouse Camera in Richmond BC and had the Camera body calibrated, and then insure that all 3...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-13-2006
Replies: 27
Views: 5,158
Posted By akitadog
Polarizing

I have been using the same concept on my Mamiya 6 for about 12 years. It does work really well. Use a linear polarizer and set exposure compensation for + 1 2/3 if using external meter on the Leica...
Forum: RFF Polls 02-24-2006
Replies: 17
Views: 16,400
Posted By akitadog
Smile My pick is..................

I think that the Leica M6 has to get my vote in this group. Although I like the M4-P, The M6 having a built in meter comes in handy many times in low light work. ;)
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 09-23-2005
Replies: 8
Views: 1,128
Posted By akitadog
Hi, I had all 3 of my Mamiya 6 lenses and the...

Hi,

I had all 3 of my Mamiya 6 lenses and the camera body checked for focus accuracy. The camera service department can adjust the focus on each lens by changing the shims on the lens. First you...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 07-29-2005
Replies: 22
Views: 1,265
Posted By akitadog
Have been using a Domke F-803 Satchel for 3 or 4...

Have been using a Domke F-803 Satchel for 3 or 4 years now for an M6, 2 lenses,light meter filters, film, etc. Have traveled a lot with this bag and it definitely does the job. Not too big or heavy. ...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-20-2005
Replies: 3
Views: 3,394
Posted By akitadog
New Zeiss M-mount Lenses

I see that on E0Bay there are now a number of the new Zeiss M-mount lenses beco :) ming available for sale. Does any one have any experience using any one of these lenses on a Leica M6, M4 etc. I am...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-09-2005
Replies: 29
Views: 1,689
Posted By akitadog
Yup, UPS is a rip off with their fees. I for one...

Yup, UPS is a rip off with their fees. I for one refuse to have anything shipped that could end up being delivered by UPS.

Helmut K.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-15-2005
Replies: 52
Views: 2,490
Posted By akitadog
Depending on what I want to accomplish, I will...

Depending on what I want to accomplish, I will take either a Mamiya 6 with 50 and 150 lenses, or Leica M6 with 35 and 90 lenses.
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 05-15-2005
Replies: 5
Views: 1,115
Posted By akitadog
Closest focus of the 75mm lens with the close up...

Closest focus of the 75mm lens with the close up attachment is approx. 16"
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 05-11-2005
Replies: 5
Views: 1,115
Posted By akitadog
Smile I have, and use the close up attachment for the...

I have, and use the close up attachment for the Mamiya 6. It is great for the times where you need a larger image on film, and the lenses wont let you get closer. It works with the 75mm on the M6 and...
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