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Forum: Photography General Interest 8 Hours Ago
Replies: 37
Views: 944
Posted By EdwardKaraa
I hope no emotional damage will be caused, but...

I hope no emotional damage will be caused, but hey, you can sue the police too :)
Forum: Photography General Interest 9 Hours Ago
Replies: 37
Views: 944
Posted By EdwardKaraa
What wouldn't people do to make an extra buck or...

What wouldn't people do to make an extra buck or two. So basically this girl prostituted her cleavage for 45k but only received 2k. Serves her well.
Forum: Sony NEX / Full Frame Alpha non DSLR Cameras 1 Day Ago
Replies: 40
Views: 1,685
Posted By EdwardKaraa
I am still hoping Fuji will one day make a FF...

I am still hoping Fuji will one day make a FF mirrorless and I am very sure it would be something fantastic. I really love their retro designs and ergonomics and much prefer it to Sony. Most probably...
Forum: Sony NEX / Full Frame Alpha non DSLR Cameras 1 Day Ago
Replies: 40
Views: 1,685
Posted By EdwardKaraa
A digital version of this one would be even more...

A digital version of this one would be even more interesting :D
Forum: Sony NEX / Full Frame Alpha non DSLR Cameras 1 Day Ago
Replies: 40
Views: 1,685
Posted By EdwardKaraa
A Zeiss Ikon should have an M mount by...

A Zeiss Ikon should have an M mount by definition. No OVF, no RF, no LCD, that's a lot of nos. The whole things sounds like a hoax to me. The only company capable of building a digital RF apart from...
Forum: Sony NEX / Full Frame Alpha non DSLR Cameras 1 Day Ago
Replies: 40
Views: 1,685
Posted By EdwardKaraa
No OVF no LCD that sounds exciting. I hope the...

No OVF no LCD that sounds exciting. I hope the EVF is included haha!
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 1 Day Ago
Replies: 37
Views: 953
Posted By EdwardKaraa
Indeed, I am talking about some loss in the tonal...

Indeed, I am talking about some loss in the tonal range when darkening the shot in ACR. I do not notice this loss when lightening the shot. In fact the colors look better when the shot is slightly...
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 1 Day Ago
Replies: 37
Views: 953
Posted By EdwardKaraa
There are several ways of boosting iso. Most CCD...

There are several ways of boosting iso. Most CCD cameras, including MFDB and the M9 boost iso in software, not by amplifying the signal like regular CMOS based cameras. The camera basically shoots...
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 1 Day Ago
Replies: 37
Views: 953
Posted By EdwardKaraa
Leica M9 (This is added to make the text longer...

Leica M9

(This is added to make the text longer as requested)
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 1 Day Ago
Replies: 37
Views: 953
Posted By EdwardKaraa
I've done a lot of experimenting with the M9 and...

I've done a lot of experimenting with the M9 and Sony A900 in the past, but unfortunately didn't keep the files. Can't tell you exactly why because I'm not familiar with the physics involved but I...
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 2 Days Ago
Replies: 37
Views: 953
Posted By EdwardKaraa
The problem with this method is that it seems to...

The problem with this method is that it seems to lower the color quality in the mid tones on modern sensors. Exposing correctly is the best way to obtain the best tonality and color quality on modern...
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 2 Days Ago
Replies: 37
Views: 953
Posted By EdwardKaraa
Many CCD cameras are isoless. You can shoot at...

Many CCD cameras are isoless. You can shoot at base iso and underexpose by 4 stops (pushed in the raw converter) and you get better results than bumping up the iso 4 stops.

CMOS are traditionally...
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 2 Days Ago
Replies: 37
Views: 953
Posted By EdwardKaraa
You aren't stupid Cal! :) I fully agree, and...

You aren't stupid Cal! :)

I fully agree, and that's what I do. In some instances with high contrast though, especially at night, I underexpose to protect the highlights then bring up the shadows in...
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 2 Days Ago
Replies: 37
Views: 953
Posted By EdwardKaraa
That was true 10 years ago. The current trend is...

That was true 10 years ago. The current trend is to underexpose at low iso and push in post ;)
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 602
Posted By EdwardKaraa
First, blower bulb. If that doesn't work, goat...

First, blower bulb. If that doesn't work, goat hair brush. If that doesn't work, microfiber cloth. If that doesn't work, microfiber cloth with lens cleaning liquid. If that doesn't work, microfiber...
Forum: Zeiss Ikon ZM 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 16
Views: 809
Posted By EdwardKaraa
Very nice shots hellomikmik. I especially like...

Very nice shots hellomikmik. I especially like no. 3.

Another recent shot:

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5607/15515539035_0942bea9c5_o.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/pD4ccH)M(240) - ZM 85/2...
Forum: Zeiss Ikon ZM 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 16
Views: 809
Posted By EdwardKaraa
Thank you sevres_babylone! I do hope the Sonnar...

Thank you sevres_babylone! I do hope the Sonnar will be back again in another incarnation.

Photony Texas, thanks a lot for posting. Love posts 8 and 10. Beautiful rendering.
Forum: Zeiss Ikon ZM 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 16
Views: 809
Posted By EdwardKaraa
https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5533/14213077386_bc...

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5533/14213077386_bcde20df96_o.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/nDXJJo)
L1000796 (https://flic.kr/p/nDXJJo) by edward karaa (https://www.flickr.com/people/36907043@N05/), on Flickr
Forum: Zeiss Ikon ZM 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 16
Views: 809
Posted By EdwardKaraa
https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3911/15038340561_41...

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3911/15038340561_41259d7e43_o.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/oUTqHP)M240 - ZM 85 Sonnar (https://flic.kr/p/oUTqHP) by edward karaa...
Forum: Zeiss Ikon ZM 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 16
Views: 809
Posted By EdwardKaraa
https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5572/15038336741_60...

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5572/15038336741_603ce530d9_o.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/oUTpzX)M240 - ZM 85 Sonnar (https://flic.kr/p/oUTpzX) by edward karaa...
Forum: Zeiss Ikon ZM 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 16
Views: 809
Posted By EdwardKaraa
https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5615/15487811125_4c...

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5615/15487811125_4c77bccf67_o.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/pAB5Ei)M(240) - ZM 85/2 (https://flic.kr/p/pAB5Ei) by edward karaa (https://www.flickr.com/people/36907043@N05/),...
Forum: Zeiss Ikon ZM 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 16
Views: 809
Posted By EdwardKaraa
https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3925/15165586266_0b...

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3925/15165586266_0b5c726012_o.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/p78Arh)M240 - ZM 85 Sonnar (https://flic.kr/p/p78Arh) by edward karaa...
Forum: Zeiss Ikon ZM 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 16
Views: 809
Posted By EdwardKaraa
ZM 2/85 Sonnar photos

We don't often see photos with this lens, being discontinued and everything. So here's the dedicated thread.
Forum: Digital Leica M8 / M8.2 / M9 / M-E /Mono / M10 aka "M" 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 59
Views: 2,607
Posted By EdwardKaraa
Regarding the 240 metering, in fact it favors...

Regarding the 240 metering, in fact it favors overexposure with 50+ lenses, spot on with 35s, and slightly underexposes with 28-.

I don't need an LCD to know that the metering is off. I don't use...
Forum: Digital Leica M8 / M8.2 / M9 / M-E /Mono / M10 aka "M" 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 59
Views: 2,607
Posted By EdwardKaraa
A bit disappointed to be honest. I was expecting...

A bit disappointed to be honest. I was expecting something more clever.
Forum: Photography General Interest 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 69
Views: 2,356
Posted By EdwardKaraa
It's actually Lei Tao. Tao being the "way" as in...

It's actually Lei Tao. Tao being the "way" as in "do" in japanese. It is the art that the current management seems to have mastered so well :)
Forum: RFF Polls 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 163
Views: 8,561
Posted By EdwardKaraa
Lebanese, living in Bangkok.

Lebanese, living in Bangkok.
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 09-17-2014
Replies: 29
Views: 1,230
Posted By EdwardKaraa
To me street is exactly like hunting, you can't...

To me street is exactly like hunting, you can't shoot while walking. If you find a potentially interesting situation, like the angry guy, you just take a spot, and wait for something to happen....
Forum: Digital Leica M8 / M8.2 / M9 / M-E /Mono / M10 aka "M" 09-13-2014
Replies: 26
Views: 726
Posted By EdwardKaraa
All card companies offer counterfeit verification...

All card companies offer counterfeit verification on their websites. You just key in the serial number.
Forum: Zeiss Ikon ZM 09-13-2014
Replies: 9
Views: 780
Posted By EdwardKaraa
I have only the 25 but I did a lot of research on...

I have only the 25 but I did a lot of research on the 28 as well. What Ron and the others say above is all true. Both lenses are very near in FL because the 25 is closer to 26. The 25 is technically...
Forum: Digital Leica M8 / M8.2 / M9 / M-E /Mono / M10 aka "M" 09-12-2014
Replies: 26
Views: 726
Posted By EdwardKaraa
I also have used Transcend 16 gb class 10 cards...

I also have used Transcend 16 gb class 10 cards exclusively on the M9, since it destroyed 2 Sandisk cards. I think it is irresponsible to just post messages like I have used Sandisk for x years...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 09-12-2014
Replies: 25
Views: 1,436
Posted By EdwardKaraa
He did shoot with a Leica for a while but relied...

He did shoot with a Leica for a while but relied on two Contax and one Rollei if I recall correctly.
Forum: Digital M Reported Problems - all Models 03-17-2014
Replies: 39
Views: 3,560
Posted By EdwardKaraa
Leica replaces the sensors with the flaking...

Leica replaces the sensors with the flaking problem for free. Due to the scratch they need to charge you, but they quoted me 1000$ in last December. However, they replaced it for free after they...
Forum: CSC : Digital Compact System Cameras - 10-24-2013
Replies: 180
Views: 10,947
Posted By EdwardKaraa
I think because I'm very impressed by the samples...

I think because I'm very impressed by the samples I've seen from the 35/2.8 and 55/1.8.

Of course there's nothing wrong in adapting whatever lens you fancy, and I have high expectations that the...
Forum: CSC : Digital Compact System Cameras - 10-24-2013
Replies: 180
Views: 10,947
Posted By EdwardKaraa
Some random thoughts: - I already have an M9. -...

Some random thoughts:

- I already have an M9.
- the Sony is a great small FF AF camera that should be used with it's own native lenses.
- the Sony is the reincarnation of the Contax G, let's call it...
Forum: Sony NEX / Full Frame Alpha non DSLR Cameras 10-17-2013
Replies: 102
Views: 9,594
Posted By EdwardKaraa
There is no doubt that the new Sony cameras will...

There is no doubt that the new Sony cameras will easily outperform the M240 in terms of sensor performance, color fidelity, and responsiveness/speed. Using native Zeiss AF lenses gives also the...
Forum: Zeiss Ikon ZM 10-12-2013
Replies: 46
Views: 5,190
Posted By EdwardKaraa
M9 and hopefully soon a Sony FF mirrorless.

M9 and hopefully soon a Sony FF mirrorless.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 10-01-2013
Replies: 39
Views: 2,767
Posted By EdwardKaraa
On a couple of occasions, German tourists...

On a couple of occasions, German tourists recognized my M9 and complimented me for my good taste in German manufacturing :) Otherwise I don't get much interest in my camera here in Bangkok.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 09-27-2013
Replies: 20
Views: 1,366
Posted By EdwardKaraa
I used to use a microfiber cloth, but recently...

I used to use a microfiber cloth, but recently went back to the good old lens cleaning tissue. Both clean equally well but the microfiber cloth can get dirty and a hard dust particle can scratch the...
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-25-2013
Replies: 79
Views: 4,537
Posted By EdwardKaraa
On another forum, it was also mentioned by a...

On another forum, it was also mentioned by a Parisian photographer that street photography is essentially against the French law.
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 09-24-2013
Replies: 96
Views: 302,072
Posted By EdwardKaraa
Creepy adults usually start as being creepy...

Creepy adults usually start as being creepy children.
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 09-24-2013
Replies: 96
Views: 302,072
Posted By EdwardKaraa
I think in the not so distant past, humans...

I think in the not so distant past, humans reached puberty at around 12, had a dozen of children at 25, and most probably dead at 40. Now that we live much longer, we spend much longer time on...
Forum: Zeiss Ikon ZM 09-23-2013
Replies: 378
Views: 84,655
Posted By EdwardKaraa
Excellent decision. Congrats!

Excellent decision. Congrats!
Forum: Digital Leica M8 / M8.2 / M9 / M-E /Mono / M10 aka "M" 09-23-2013
Replies: 96
Views: 6,675
Posted By EdwardKaraa
I am slightly surprised by the misplaced anti...

I am slightly surprised by the misplaced anti german sentiment expressed by some, especially the mention of the genocide which has nothing to do with the context in question. The only offense I find...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 09-23-2013
Replies: 38
Views: 2,214
Posted By EdwardKaraa
The planar is slightly sharper, has higher micro...

The planar is slightly sharper, has higher micro contrast and does not flare easily. The build quality is very nice too.
Forum: Micl Photo Acc / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 09-21-2013
Replies: 20
Views: 1,517
Posted By EdwardKaraa
The basic JnK case is the best in my opinion (not...

The basic JnK case is the best in my opinion (not the deluxe arte di mano version). It lacks the tripod hole and the hand grip but I prefer it this way. It's not cheap though.
Forum: Zeiss Ikon ZM 09-20-2013
Replies: 3
Views: 658
Posted By EdwardKaraa
Zeiss service has always been exemplary in my...

Zeiss service has always been exemplary in my experience.
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-20-2013
Replies: 15
Views: 1,295
Posted By EdwardKaraa
Judging from previous performance, it's most...

Judging from previous performance, it's most likely he will threaten with an airstrike, send it to the congress for approval, end up doing nothing except losing his face.
Forum: Off Topic 09-18-2013
Replies: 191
Views: 10,829
Posted By EdwardKaraa
I find it a bit odd that the victim's mother...

I find it a bit odd that the victim's mother would drive her 13 years old daughter to have a private photo shoot with Polanski alone at Jack Nicholson's house, another well known pervert. Polanski...
Forum: Off Topic 09-18-2013
Replies: 191
Views: 10,829
Posted By EdwardKaraa
Saddam didn't use Leicas because they're too...

Saddam didn't use Leicas because they're too feminine. He preferred Canons, especially with chemical heads ;)

I heard Bachar Assad is the same.
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