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Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 1 Day Ago
Replies: 16
Views: 443
Posted By Monochrom
Hi curtains arenīt closing or travelling as they...

Hi curtains arenīt closing or travelling as they should, itīs clearly a vertical patch.

You see, curtains are attached to one side on a drum, this part must rotate and allow the curtain to close...
Forum: Digital Leica M8 / M8.2 / M9 / M-E /Mono / M10 aka "M" 1 Week Ago
Replies: 34
Views: 2,369
Posted By Monochrom
Beautiful shots!!! Colours incrdible!!

Beautiful shots!!!

Colours incrdible!!
Forum: Cosina Voigtlander Bessa 1 Week Ago
Replies: 68
Views: 2,145
Posted By Monochrom
wow, Nice lens comparison. Teh color skopar is...

wow,

Nice lens comparison.

Teh color skopar is a areputed sharp lesn, but in his test i failed completely...

On the other hand the vc 35mm f1.4 appears to be a good choice for street shooting,...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 1 Week Ago
Replies: 23
Views: 599
Posted By Monochrom
Well your request is quite difficult :) below...

Well your request is quite difficult :)

below 50...

the elmar 3.5 cm but the earlier ones

maybe some summaron?

i donīt know if the 28 f6.3...
Forum: Film vs Digital 1 Week Ago
Replies: 67
Views: 2,780
Posted By Monochrom
Cool Old plot...Old v/s New

Hi,

I think the statement you made is a little shallow and ambigous.

Taking a distance in time to better evaluate your work has nothing to do with digital or Ikea...

I can understand you donīt...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 1 Week Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 388
Posted By Monochrom
Hi, these gear shouldnīt bhave as moody...

Hi, these gear shouldnīt bhave as moody creatures, rfīs are precise tools.

Iīve seen in the past things like that with a quite beaten m4...some parts of the RF were just too damaged to make it...
Forum: Digital Leica M8 / M8.2 / M9 / M-E /Mono / M10 aka "M" 1 Week Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 400
Posted By Monochrom
wow i had the same issue with a pre asph 35mm...

wow i had the same issue with a pre asph 35mm summilux...when focusing up to aprox 10 feet all right, but reaching inifite got hard and stiff....

I relaizaed the arm of the rf wheel has a different...
Forum: Sony NEX / Full Frame Alpha non DSLR Cameras 1 Week Ago
Replies: 35
Views: 1,702
Posted By Monochrom
they didnīt got rid of the top bump...too bad...:D

they didnīt got rid of the top bump...too bad...:D
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 1 Week Ago
Replies: 33
Views: 7,770
Posted By Monochrom
Interesting...and so thereīs no way to tell one...

Interesting...and so thereīs no way to tell one kmz from the others?

Do these mkz lenses have engravings or special serial numbers or slight difference in construction?
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 1 Week Ago
Replies: 33
Views: 7,770
Posted By Monochrom
please tell me how can i know which one is the...

please tell me how can i know which one is the better!

What are the differences?
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 1 Week Ago
Replies: 33
Views: 7,770
Posted By Monochrom
Yes please put some shots! BTW where did you get...

Yes please put some shots!

BTW where did you get the scarce version???

:)
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 37
Views: 1,261
Posted By Monochrom
If you use a sony fuji or whatever you can use...

If you use a sony fuji or whatever you can use the VC glass, itīs nice.

On your film M or digital M, the choice will be the sonnar, beautiful bokeh, sharp and small...tons of tradition and as...
Forum: Other Digital Advanced Fixed Lens Compacts 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 15
Views: 570
Posted By Monochrom
oh! what should i do... I think the dp3 is an...

oh! what should i do...

I think the dp3 is an awesome camera for shooting products laong with portraits and street shots...but the quattro tempts me!

Iīll think about it...but i guess i wonīt...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 24
Views: 946
Posted By Monochrom
The tvs 3 is awesome, but it has a motorized flap...

The tvs 3 is awesome, but it has a motorized flap that covers the lens, motorized zoom and buttons to set aperture...and this is annoying and extremely slow.

Also if you go in the streets the flap...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 68
Views: 3,352
Posted By Monochrom
I made a little reasearch because i wnted an a7...

I made a little reasearch because i wnted an a7 to use only voigtlander wides, this research conclusion is the A7 canīt handle these lenses.

The sensor can only deal with retrofocus and normal...
Forum: RFF Polls 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 20
Views: 802
Posted By Monochrom
some time ago i purchased one m5 with the...

some time ago i purchased one m5 with the lightmeter off, i fixed it and in the meantime i just fell in love with it, to me is the best m film out there.

Itīs an easy going and fast shooter!

The...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 195
Posted By Monochrom
When you put the lens in the mount a slit moves a...

When you put the lens in the mount a slit moves a lever in the camera, this lever actuates a little rod in the rangefinder unit, tht moves vertically, this one actuates the farmeline masks.
Sometimes...
Forum: Cosina Voigtlander Bessa 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 615
Posted By Monochrom
Great question! i used a sony nex with the 16mm...

Great question!

i used a sony nex with the 16mm lens which is 24mm fov...and found that field of view very convenient.

Iīve been thinking about selling my biogon 28mm in favor of the vc 25mm...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 717
Posted By Monochrom
You put it on the camera, extend the tube, secure...

You put it on the camera, extend the tube, secure it and then shoot!

Isnīt mysterious? is it?

:O
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 411
Posted By Monochrom
itīs not a problem

itīs not a problem
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 23
Views: 1,072
Posted By Monochrom
please post shots!

please post shots!
Forum: Digital M Reported Problems - all Models 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 101
Views: 4,442
Posted By Monochrom
But why should leica still make these sensors? 7...

But why should leica still make these sensors? 7 years in digital technology is a lot of time, making it maybe not possible anymore.

The m8 is still a nice camera that may last for several years!

i...
Forum: RFF Polls 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 34
Views: 2,826
Posted By Monochrom
The summarit is a f2.5 lens, didnīt you notice...

The summarit is a f2.5 lens, didnīt you notice that?

Iīd keep the summarit...

or sell all and buy the c-biogon which is better than any of the lenses in the list.
Forum: Leica M -- Minolta CLE 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 2,730
Posted By Monochrom
Hi, the j12 will work w/o any trouble

Hi, the j12 will work w/o any trouble
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 250
Posted By Monochrom
at the rear check if the retaining nut is loose,...

at the rear check if the retaining nut is loose, iīm not familiar to that lens but it should tighten up through rear nut.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 80
Views: 3,714
Posted By Monochrom
Within the first batch ther is even a first part...

Within the first batch ther is even a first part of that batch taht is really collectible, if i recall well itīs about the 500 first cameras taht have adifferent top plate.

This is not the...
Forum: Digital Leica M8 / M8.2 / M9 / M-E /Mono / M10 aka "M" 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 40
Views: 2,322
Posted By Monochrom
Wow nice question! I used a 21 on my m9....not...

Wow nice question!

I used a 21 on my m9....not bad in terms of sharpness but a quite distinguishable italian flag.

But this little VC glass behaves better that the most expensive 21 4.5 ZM lens ...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 79
Views: 3,128
Posted By Monochrom
Congratulations Hellen!!! Nice captures!

Congratulations Hellen!!!

Nice captures!
Forum: Digital Epson R-D1 Digital RF 03-13-2014
Replies: 3
Views: 277
Posted By Monochrom
point the camera infinte and focus that way check...

point the camera infinte and focus that way check alignment, if wrong it can easily go out of focus.

Then extend a ruler and shoot at a given claer measure, check the pic and see if the focus...
Forum: Cosina Voigtlander Bessa 03-13-2014
Replies: 6
Views: 435
Posted By Monochrom
Except for magnification RF and VF are the...

Except for magnification RF and VF are the same.

Might need cleaning!
Forum: Nikon Historical Society -- hosted by Bob Rotoloni 03-13-2014
Replies: 24
Views: 973
Posted By Monochrom
WOW what a site....absolutely love the...

WOW

what a site....absolutely love the pictures!!!!
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL 03-13-2014
Replies: 10
Views: 755
Posted By Monochrom
I had two rollei sonnars, itīs an ok lens, canīt...

I had two rollei sonnars, itīs an ok lens, canīt say anything bad about it but i find it boring....a summaron 2.8 or a summicron 40mm have more character.

The rollei is a fine made lens, great...
Forum: RFF Polls 03-08-2014
Replies: 58
Views: 3,496
Posted By Monochrom
depends on lens...iīd say the aperture that lends...

depends on lens...iīd say the aperture that lends me the sharpest edge to edge frame.

And try never to go over 1/350
Forum: Canon RF 03-07-2014
Replies: 2
Views: 381
Posted By Monochrom
Thank you! Really tons of info. I looked yest...

Thank you!

Really tons of info.

I looked yest some pictures on flikr and many impressed me a lot...
Forum: Canon RF 03-06-2014
Replies: 2
Views: 381
Posted By Monochrom
CAnon 50mm f1.8 LTM

Hi,

Iīve jumped into this lens, there is a beautiful chrome summarit style version taht is not expensive.

Have you got any comment or experience on this lens?

Sample shots would be great...
Forum: Film vs Digital 03-06-2014
Replies: 147
Views: 5,633
Posted By Monochrom
when bought my m9 i made 75 film 25 digital, i...

when bought my m9 i made 75 film 25 digital, i was about to sell the m9 but i gave it another try since then film is in the fridge...with the dp merrill arrival film has just been used only to test...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-04-2014
Replies: 4
Views: 483
Posted By Monochrom
i wouldnīt mind...now the filter protects the...

i wouldnīt mind...now the filter protects the lens.

BTW great lens!!!

congrats!
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 02-28-2014
Replies: 12
Views: 875
Posted By Monochrom
Goamules, i had a nickel hektor it has also the...

Goamules, i had a nickel hektor it has also the same shifting at 2.5, check with a ruler and youīll be sure what to expect from it, nice little lens for what i can tell!

Charjohncarter, thank you, i...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 02-28-2014
Replies: 20
Views: 664
Posted By Monochrom
Hi i love taht combo iii + elmar. I have a fikus...

Hi i love taht combo iii + elmar.

I have a fikus hood, that is not so small but there is another one called FISON, try that one i had it in a Ic ourfit.

Anyway the elmar can be shot easily without...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 02-28-2014
Replies: 12
Views: 875
Posted By Monochrom
Hi, i never shoot colour...just never liked...

Hi, i never shoot colour...just never liked digital colour and on film there are a few lenses that i like...

Looking at these pics and other taken with uncoated glasses...

...makes me think there...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 02-27-2014
Replies: 12
Views: 875
Posted By Monochrom
Summar Soft??? Pictures!!!

Hi...

Got this summar from 1937.

After experiencing with it decided to make it a focsu shift test.

Itīs very simple but quite accurate...

And so it has!
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-27-2014
Replies: 349
Views: 76,416
Posted By Monochrom
hi I think the biogon has two flaws, itīs large...

hi

I think the biogon has two flaws, itīs large and at f2 is no wonder...

The crons are better wide open but are more prone to flare and the biogon is not.

For size and wo performance iīd go...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 02-25-2014
Replies: 35
Views: 1,459
Posted By Monochrom
Tvs

Let me go again to the tvs...this are shots taken with a III at 30mm zoom setup...f11 with Bn400.

This show how good the tvs is and how good the beoon adapter for 1:1 ratio photogrphs can do with...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 02-25-2014
Replies: 1
Views: 341
Posted By Monochrom
New old Summar from 1937

Hi!
A few weeks ago i received a Summar from 1937, it was a bargain...perfect glasses but black paint inside....cleaned in less than an hour but could test it last saturday!

Wanted to share beacuse...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 02-25-2014
Replies: 13
Views: 507
Posted By Monochrom
Donīt worry about stoping down or...

Donīt worry about stoping down or overexposing...

Go shoot and try a few rolls...youīll be surprised how much film can tolerate high lights!

Even get your self a 400 xp2 and youīll get great DR!
Forum: Lomo / Diana / Holga / Pinhole / Polaroids 02-25-2014
Replies: 19
Views: 644
Posted By Monochrom
Thumbs up I see, thank you for your explanation! (Y)

I see, thank you for your explanation! (Y)
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 02-25-2014
Replies: 71
Views: 3,432
Posted By Monochrom
http://farm5.staticflickr.com/4066/4424815419_8e21...

http://farm5.staticflickr.com/4066/4424815419_8e21052918.jpg

I think this one was made with the close up attachment device.

http://farm5.staticflickr.com/4035/4425577742_3f3f6baffc.jpg

I should...
Forum: Lomo / Diana / Holga / Pinhole / Polaroids 02-25-2014
Replies: 19
Views: 644
Posted By Monochrom
donņt get it...why are these shots impossible?

donņt get it...why are these shots impossible?
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 02-25-2014
Replies: 35
Views: 1,459
Posted By Monochrom
P&S? try contax t3 or tvs. CArl zeiss optics...

P&S?

try contax t3 or tvs.

CArl zeiss optics on these models are superb!
Forum: Digital Leica M8 / M8.2 / M9 / M-E /Mono / M10 aka "M" 02-25-2014
Replies: 91
Views: 4,602
Posted By Monochrom
Congrats! Fine sharp camera...better built than...

Congrats!

Fine sharp camera...better built than the m9!!!

Get yourself a nokton 40 SC (fov 53mm )and a vc 15 f4.5 (fov 21)

And youīll be very happy!!!
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