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Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 13 Hours Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 206
Posted By DavidKKHansen
As mentioned, the Nikon flash won't work with TTL...

As mentioned, the Nikon flash won't work with TTL flash metering. Only Leica and certain Metz flashes will do so.

Also set the shutter speed to the flash ligtning bolt, which is 1/50 of a second. ...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 1 Day Ago
Replies: 7,972
Views: 2,490,352
Posted By DavidKKHansen
What discussion about chrome? All I see is wear...

What discussion about chrome? All I see is wear on a well-used gray painted M9 ;)
Forum: RFF News 6 Days Ago
Replies: 175
Views: 6,251
Posted By DavidKKHansen
Sorry, I'm located in Denmark so perhaps the...

Sorry, I'm located in Denmark so perhaps the express service is only available to EU residents? I sent the M7 directly to Leica in the spring of 2014, whilst they were moving to Wetzlar. Back in...
Forum: RFF News 6 Days Ago
Replies: 175
Views: 6,251
Posted By DavidKKHansen
I've previously sent in (analog) Leica equipment...

I've previously sent in (analog) Leica equipment for service/modification and yes, they do offer a fee to have the equipment serviced quicker (guaranteed even). I remember them to have two pricing...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 19
Views: 9,794
Posted By DavidKKHansen
Hey Arnaud! Thanks for the info on the filter...

Hey Arnaud!

Thanks for the info on the filter thread as well as the link. Google Translate does a decent job of translating the site, I'll give a good read next week!
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 19
Views: 9,794
Posted By DavidKKHansen
HA! What a simple solution, wonder why that...

HA! What a simple solution, wonder why that didn't cross my mind! Thanks for the tip ;)
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 19
Views: 9,794
Posted By DavidKKHansen
Anybody know what filter thread the Ricoh 28mm...

Anybody know what filter thread the Ricoh 28mm LTM uses?

...also, does anyone know if it's possible to permanently convert a (modern-ish) LTM lens to a M-mount? I find the adaptor rings pesky to...
Forum: Sony NEX / Full Frame Alpha non DSLR Cameras 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 44
Views: 1,820
Posted By DavidKKHansen
Yaron, another benefit of the A7s is the ability...

Yaron, another benefit of the A7s is the ability to get the Voigtländer VM close focus adaptor... all of a sudden your M-mount lenses become much more versatile!




That very one :)
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 271
Posted By DavidKKHansen
*sigh* I was afraid of that. Oh well, will have...

*sigh*

I was afraid of that. Oh well, will have to find something else for my flash needs.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 271
Posted By DavidKKHansen
Question Leica SF 24D - Question on manual setting

I'm messing with the manual settings on the Leica SF 24D flash, and I'm trying to rule out user error or a "feature" of the flash:

In manual mode, I can dial in the ISO and aperture into the flash...
Forum: Photography General Interest 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 43
Views: 2,117
Posted By DavidKKHansen
Rollei 35 comes close...

Rollei 35 comes close...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 32
Views: 1,398
Posted By DavidKKHansen
I don't own an M5, but as far as I know, the...

I don't own an M5, but as far as I know, the meter arm only comes up when a lens is mounted and the shutter cocked.
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 11-09-2014
Replies: 20
Views: 1,313
Posted By DavidKKHansen
Really nice set of pictures!! But now you've got...

Really nice set of pictures!! But now you've got me intrigued... what and how do vintage flash bulbs look like? What particular set up do you use? (once I know that I can start Googling myself ;-)...
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 10-16-2014
Replies: 36
Views: 2,898
Posted By DavidKKHansen
Chris Weeks isn't exactly a Leica-only blogger,...

Chris Weeks isn't exactly a Leica-only blogger, but is a working photographer who sometimes uses Leica. He's also taken shots at Overgaard:

http://35lux.tumblr.com/post/24213204652

But then again,...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-01-2014
Replies: 69
Views: 2,484
Posted By DavidKKHansen
Uh, no. It's pronounced "la-i-tz", the beginning...

Uh, no. It's pronounced "la-i-tz", the beginning similar to Leica.

:rolleyes:
...nevermind. Germans: have at him.
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-28-2014
Replies: 32
Views: 967
Posted By DavidKKHansen
+1 *sigh* what ever happened to pen & paper,...

+1



*sigh* what ever happened to pen & paper, right?
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-18-2014
Replies: 46
Views: 1,912
Posted By DavidKKHansen
I have an idea (though probably not a good one,...

I have an idea (though probably not a good one, you might have to dismantle the lens):

Take a file, and file a small notch into the focus helicoid - the part that comes into contact with the wheel...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-18-2014
Replies: 46
Views: 1,912
Posted By DavidKKHansen
I think everyone is misunderstanding: The OP...

I think everyone is misunderstanding:

The OP doesn't want to focus close! He doesn't want a macro lens. He only wants to focus to 0.7m, which is the limiting distance of the rangefinder. ...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-17-2014
Replies: 26
Views: 1,464
Posted By DavidKKHansen
About a 25% weight reduction. So the old 35mm...

About a 25% weight reduction. So the old 35mm Summarit at 220g should have the new Summarit down to 165g... Hey, 55g difference is better than nothing :D
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 09-17-2014
Replies: 19
Views: 3,293
Posted By DavidKKHansen
I also just noticed that the new V800/850 holders...

I also just noticed that the new V800/850 holders come with anti-newton ring plates, to mount directly onto the holder to keep the film more flat. Maybe that's why the holders needed to be more...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-17-2014
Replies: 26
Views: 1,464
Posted By DavidKKHansen
Well, yes. There is brass inside the lens: it's...

Well, yes. There is brass inside the lens: it's the helicoid mechanism that allows the lens to focus, but the material on the outside barrel is black anodised aluminium. If the new 35mm f/2.4...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 09-17-2014
Replies: 19
Views: 3,293
Posted By DavidKKHansen
Epson V800 & V850 Pro

This seems to have gone unnoticed on this forum, so thought I'd share:

http://www.blur-magazine.com/journal/epson-launches-benchmark-flatbed-film-photo-scanners

I'm wondering if the new scanners...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-17-2014
Replies: 26
Views: 1,464
Posted By DavidKKHansen
I'm sitting here with the 35mm f/2.5 Summarit in...

I'm sitting here with the 35mm f/2.5 Summarit in my hand and can guarantee that it's not made of brass. It's anodised aluminium, just like all the other black M-lenses Leica makes today.

That 0.7m...
Forum: RFF News 09-16-2014
Replies: 96
Views: 17,918
Posted By DavidKKHansen
Cool new lenses, with a cool new website to boot!...

Cool new lenses, with a cool new website to boot! woo-hoo!
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-15-2014
Replies: 7,972
Views: 2,490,352
Posted By DavidKKHansen
4008, 4040 & 4044...

4008, 4040 & 4044 samples:
http://aki-asahi.com/store/html/material-list/002_e.htm

Color samples:
http://aki-asahi.com/store/html/material-list/LeicaM_ColorMaterialList.html

Click on the images to...
Forum: 120 RF's 09-11-2014
Replies: 9
Views: 545
Posted By DavidKKHansen
I've had an RF645 and this has happened to me. I...

I've had an RF645 and this has happened to me. I had Tamron in Tokyo service mine and since then it's been flawless. I'd like to think it was a design error and when it was repaired in 2013, it had...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-10-2014
Replies: 180
Views: 13,644
Posted By DavidKKHansen
Woa, wasn't aware that this was possible! ...

Woa, wasn't aware that this was possible! Thought only 35-50-90 was doable... I'll have to get this done one day! :cool:
Forum: Digital Leica M8 / M8.2 / M9 / M-E /Mono / M10 aka "M" 08-21-2014
Replies: 131
Views: 7,183
Posted By DavidKKHansen
What, that's it's black now?

What, that's it's black now?
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 08-10-2014
Replies: 12
Views: 807
Posted By DavidKKHansen
Updated bad news from...

Updated bad news from Bellamy:
http://www.japancamerahunter.com/2014/07/camera-repair-news/
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-27-2014
Replies: 41
Views: 2,052
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 07-24-2014
Replies: 15
Views: 1,072
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 07-24-2014
Replies: 10
Views: 660
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 07-03-2014
Replies: 7,972
Views: 2,490,352
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 06-25-2014
Replies: 17
Views: 682
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: 2,097
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: 200
Views: 14,498
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: 960
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: 1,604
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: 1,604
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: 785
Poll: Berlin?
Views: 62,523
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: 1,060
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: 752
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: 685
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: 685
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: 1,113
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: 1,113
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: 1,471
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: 808
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: 7,972
Views: 2,490,352
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 02-07-2014
Replies: 10
Views: 683
Posted By DavidKKHansen
Sorry, which focal length are we talking about,...

Sorry, which focal length are we talking about, the 90mm?
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