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Forum: Leica Screw Mount Copies 4 Hours Ago
Replies: 6
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Posted By f16sunshine
The lens is actually a DG rather than Sonnar. It...

The lens is actually a DG rather than Sonnar. It has a sig simialr to the summarit 50mm f1.5. I've never seen one in the barrel yours lives in.
Here's one from mine old...
Forum: Zeiss Ikon ZM 6 Days Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 334
Posted By f16sunshine
When you focus with an electronic vf, if you have...

When you focus with an electronic vf, if you have the lens at the aperture you intend to take the shot with, focus will be as you see it in the vf.
If for example you focus at f1.5 on the XT1 and...
Forum: Fuji X Fixed Lens 1 Week Ago
Replies: 20
Views: 565
Posted By f16sunshine
Get her a Ricoh GR over anything else :) I...

Get her a Ricoh GR over anything else :)

I started a thread about finding a camera for my mom. She's fairly savy with cameras but had struggled with DSLR, RX100, and the x100 I lent here in the...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 1 Week Ago
Replies: 41
Views: 976
Posted By f16sunshine
The 40D has a high contrast focus screen...

The 40D has a high contrast focus screen available from Canon. Nice for manual focus.
I used a 40D along side a 5D for a cuple years. Great little camera.
There is a 5Dc in the classified right now...
Forum: Philosophy of Photography 1 Week Ago
Replies: 54
Views: 1,503
Posted By f16sunshine
Often for me a "creative block" is from a lack of...

Often for me a "creative block" is from a lack of external forces. If there is nothing pulling my imagination I tend to go back to old habits. Habits that may not be bad or unimaginative from...
Forum: Digital Leica M8 / M8.2 / M9 / M-E /Mono / M10 aka "M" 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 76
Views: 4,474
Posted By f16sunshine
It seems to be a very large coffin :p (Or more...

It seems to be a very large coffin :p

(Or more likely very small nails)
Forum: Leica Fixed Lens Compacts 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 36
Views: 1,115
Posted By f16sunshine
Hi Devin Here's a question.... Why would you...

Hi Devin

Here's a question.... Why would you want 2 point and shoots?

Sell the Leica X1 and get one camera to cover all the bases.
I recommended the LUMIX LX100 because it has a larger sensor and...
Forum: Leica Fixed Lens Compacts 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 36
Views: 1,115
Posted By f16sunshine
I'm considering a Lumix LX100...

I'm considering a Lumix LX100 (http://panasonic.net/avc/lumix/gallery/lx100/) for the exact reasons you are dealing with.

I like the Ricoh GR very much but, it is limited to "reportage" with that...
Forum: RFF Polls 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 290
Views: 20,215
Posted By f16sunshine
Amazing... I had a 63 1/3 Falcon convertible as...

Amazing... I had a 63 1/3 Falcon convertible as well.
Mine was a "Sprint" with the 289 and 4speed.
"Lost it in the fire" (divorce).
Forum: RFF Polls 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 290
Views: 20,215
Posted By f16sunshine
How about a Jennifer Connely Limited Edition. She...

How about a Jennifer Connely Limited Edition. She used one in the movie "Blood Diamond" :p
(good movie...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 31
Views: 1,503
Posted By f16sunshine
Wow... I'm sorry for your trouble Simon. I'm...

Wow... I'm sorry for your trouble Simon.

I'm lucky that I mine was lo use and also overhauled by Nikon before I bought it in 2012.
They cleaned it replaced the bulb and surprisingly the power...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 275
Posted By f16sunshine
Portland meets Las Vegas and this guy is born :D

Portland meets Las Vegas and this guy is born :D
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 40
Views: 1,597
Posted By f16sunshine
Not an SLR lens exactly... The Fuji 18-55 f2.8/f4...

Not an SLR lens exactly...
The Fuji 18-55 f2.8/f4 IS is one of the nicest made and sharpest most pleasant lenses a person can find.

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5607/15789830316_121f92f340_c.jpg...
Forum: Digital Leica M8 / M8.2 / M9 / M-E /Mono / M10 aka "M" 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 76
Views: 4,474
Posted By f16sunshine
Or maybe they would just simply invade :p

Or maybe they would just simply invade :p
Forum: Digital Leica M8 / M8.2 / M9 / M-E /Mono / M10 aka "M" 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 76
Views: 4,474
Posted By f16sunshine
Apple would be cool but the board would not let...

Apple would be cool but the board would not let it happen. Not enough to satisfy shareholders.... Maybe as a little pet?
It would be a cute little fling for apple. Not a serious girlfriend to bring...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 62
Views: 1,519
Posted By f16sunshine
Best image you have ever posted :p

Best image you have ever posted :p
Forum: Digital Leica M8 / M8.2 / M9 / M-E /Mono / M10 aka "M" 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 76
Views: 4,474
Posted By f16sunshine
Product lines.... If Leica was to begin actually...

Product lines....

If Leica was to begin actually producing lenses for other mounts, it sure seems they could find some great footing there.
As an outsider looking in, their problems all seem to come...
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 27
Views: 1,007
Posted By f16sunshine
"Street" photography. In 2010 Hipstamatic hit...

"Street" photography.

In 2010 Hipstamatic hit my pocket. This is an old series and one of the first time I tried using the new "camera". I use it shamelessly to ths day.
The '61 Caddy was the...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 112
Views: 2,310
Posted By f16sunshine
Recalling your excellent thread on composition,...

Recalling your excellent thread on composition, if you have the time Stewart please do write :)
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 112
Views: 2,310
Posted By f16sunshine
In a real life situation, a classroom for...

In a real life situation, a classroom for example. There is a mediator (the instructor) moving things along and keeping the topic on track.
No... I'm not volunteering I'm far from qualified :p
Who is...
Forum: Digital Leica M8 / M8.2 / M9 / M-E /Mono / M10 aka "M" 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 227
Views: 8,213
Posted By f16sunshine
Who's rubbing who is starting to seem less...

Who's rubbing who is starting to seem less important. What's important..... is that, for enough money you can own the end result of all that rubbing. ;)
Forum: Digital Leica M8 / M8.2 / M9 / M-E /Mono / M10 aka "M" 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 227
Views: 8,213
Posted By f16sunshine
Oh thanks for the clarification. Clearly I'm...

Oh thanks for the clarification.
Clearly I'm uninitiated in the labor hierarchy Leica implements for these "LImited Edition" models. :o
Forum: Digital Leica M8 / M8.2 / M9 / M-E /Mono / M10 aka "M" 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 227
Views: 8,213
Posted By f16sunshine
No way man! Lenny Kravitz is a meticulous artist....

No way man!
Lenny Kravitz is a meticulous artist. He will rub the paint off exactly the same on each copy. :p
Leica didn't just hire anyone to rub off this paint !
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 563
Views: 15,001
Posted By f16sunshine
I agree with Frank^^^. This image does not...

I agree with Frank^^^.

This image does not invite analyzing. For me it only invites me to explore it. Exceptional!
Forum: Digital Leica M8 / M8.2 / M9 / M-E /Mono / M10 aka "M" 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 227
Views: 8,213
Posted By f16sunshine
Is that a tabletop hockey game Frank? What a cool...

Is that a tabletop hockey game Frank?
What a cool idea for decor.
Forum: Digital Leica M8 / M8.2 / M9 / M-E /Mono / M10 aka "M" 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 227
Views: 8,213
Posted By f16sunshine
I owned the Bessa r2 Olive twice. Never should...

I owned the Bessa r2 Olive twice. Never should have let it go. The flimsy rewind lever broke on the first one and I lost faith in relying on the camera since that point.
I really like the look of...
Forum: Digital Leica M8 / M8.2 / M9 / M-E /Mono / M10 aka "M" 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 227
Views: 8,213
Posted By f16sunshine
OMG! Lenny Kravitz ???!!! :o Nope.. still feel...

OMG! Lenny Kravitz ???!!! :o


Nope.. still feel the same about it. Fake it till you make it did not work. ;)

I will still admit to liking the olive model released last week. Again, change the cover...
Forum: Hardware / Computers / Drives / etc 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 334
Posted By f16sunshine
I just started using eye-go but have had 2 other...

I just started using eye-go but have had 2 other cards do the same. It seems inevitable.
Since using Fuji where formatting is so important, I started just using a cable to to transfer and almost...
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 43
Views: 1,549
Posted By f16sunshine
Oh Ned.....

Oh Ned.....
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 563
Views: 15,001
Posted By f16sunshine
There is no guarantee of benifit... it's...

There is no guarantee of benifit... it's true.
However, I think it's a chance to interact that many value and may not otherwise have access to.
Examining and analyzing in search of improvements is...
Forum: Digital Leica M8 / M8.2 / M9 / M-E /Mono / M10 aka "M" 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 23
Views: 2,019
Posted By f16sunshine
Is an update a successor ? I would think not so...

Is an update a successor ? I would think not so much.
The M240.2 might include some small updates but not really be a successor (a new model).
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 563
Views: 15,001
Posted By f16sunshine
I think the idea of the thread is to practice...

I think the idea of the thread is to practice giving and receiving "critique" rather than simply back patting or remaining silent.
An exercise from both sides.

It's not an academic setting or even...
Forum: Digital Leica M8 / M8.2 / M9 / M-E /Mono / M10 aka "M" 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 23
Views: 2,019
Posted By f16sunshine
Maybe they are already testing a cmos monochrom....

Maybe they are already testing a cmos monochrom. It's difficult to imagine they would make over the M240 at this point. The MP count and ISO performance are fairly close to contemporary cameras. ...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 563
Views: 15,001
Posted By f16sunshine
Paul this is a fun image. It needs some post work...

Paul this is a fun image.
It needs some post work though. The second cow looks overcooked. If he has too lttle shadow detail so be it. It's better than this muddled overcooked tone he now has. The...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 563
Views: 15,001
Posted By f16sunshine
Helen I enjoy all the "flaws" of this image. It...

Helen I enjoy all the "flaws" of this image. It gives it a bleery eyed atmosphere. Unlike others I would not adjust contrast or even spot this image.

I would adjust for either a vertical or...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 563
Views: 15,001
Posted By f16sunshine
Hi Steve This is a scene that rings for me. My...

Hi Steve

This is a scene that rings for me. My parents live in such a neighborhood and frankly I can place myself there in your photo quite easily.
For me this would be morning and the flare and...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 563
Views: 15,001
Posted By f16sunshine
It's always a danger to confuse kindness with...

It's always a danger to confuse kindness with weakness.
Critiques can be kind and also hold a strong position with valid points.
Being kind does not imply weakness!

Another thing. The thread is...
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 43
Views: 1,549
Posted By f16sunshine
Awesome!! JP was one of my biggest heroes when I...

Awesome!!
JP was one of my biggest heroes when I was a teen.
Great pic Helen. :)

NPR has an interview and accompanying photo with and of him on their site at the moment.
Time has been kind but he...
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 27
Views: 1,007
Posted By f16sunshine
Sure... I'll post in another forum to keep topics...

Sure... I'll post in another forum to keep topics on track. :)
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 27
Views: 1,007
Posted By f16sunshine
I have several "themed" projects. None that...

I have several "themed" projects. None that would/could be described as street photography however.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 46
Views: 1,874
Posted By f16sunshine
Ha ! Yes, poorly written...... :o Can not see...

Ha !
Yes, poorly written...... :o
Can not see apoint in color film in 135 format.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 46
Views: 1,874
Posted By f16sunshine
For 135 format yes. When not printing analog why...

For 135 format yes.
When not printing analog why shoot analog?
B&W film is gorgeous. Can not see the point in color.
Larger formats are another story.
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 27
Views: 600
Posted By f16sunshine
Thank you for the kind comment Stuart. Your...

Thank you for the kind comment Stuart. Your opinion is one I highly regard.

Cheers!
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 563
Views: 15,001
Posted By f16sunshine
Whoa!.... Is that a real thing?

Whoa!.... Is that a real thing?
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 563
Views: 15,001
Posted By f16sunshine
Sounds like another thread topic is born.

Sounds like another thread topic is born.
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 563
Views: 15,001
Posted By f16sunshine
Sounds like another thread topic is born.

Sounds like another thread topic is born.
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 563
Views: 15,001
Posted By f16sunshine
Not useful even for future consideration? Most of...

Not useful even for future consideration?
Most of the time critiques are useful for images yet to come.... "The next time".
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 27
Views: 600
Posted By f16sunshine
Sure. First of all the statement is my opinion...

Sure.

First of all the statement is my opinion :)

What I feel is sometimes hearing the opinion and reaction of others helps me to cement my intention.
A critique (as I defined) may bring only...
Forum: Photography General Interest 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 36
Views: 1,091
Posted By f16sunshine
Hi Raid My experience with AF was similar to...

Hi Raid

My experience with AF was similar to yours years ago.
I've changed. Maybe you have too.
Give it an earnest try and you may find AF is a perfectly reasonable solution.

For my uses I have...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 27
Views: 600
Posted By f16sunshine
Within photography... Critique is an assessment...

Within photography...

Critique is an assessment and resulting suggestions based on an objective view established within widely accepted "rules".

Opinion is often a subjective reaction.

Sometimes...
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