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Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 8 Hours Ago
Replies: 24
Views: 701
Posted By kxl
I photograph whatever catches my mind's eye. I...

I photograph whatever catches my mind's eye. I used to force my photography into pre-defined genres such as street, landscape, etc... but realized some time ago how pointless that was. Having removed...
Forum: Fuji X Interchangeable Lens Cameras 3 Days Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 201
Posted By kxl
I haven't seen Fall since I moved to Southern CA...

I haven't seen Fall since I moved to Southern CA from the Boston 30-plus years ago. Friends have asked me if I miss New England autumns and my response is always the same: while the changing of...
Forum: Sony NEX / Full Frame Alpha non DSLR Cameras 3 Days Ago
Replies: 24
Views: 894
Posted By kxl
My simplistic understanding is that the lens...

My simplistic understanding is that the lens basically includes just the glass and aperture adjustment; focusing is done with the adapter. So, if this is true, then a 'VM to another CSC mount' makes...
Forum: Sony NEX / Full Frame Alpha non DSLR Cameras 5 Days Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 349
Posted By kxl
Re: Nikon to NEX - if you have G lenses, get the...

Re: Nikon to NEX - if you have G lenses, get the adapter that specifically states Nikon "G" - which allows you to adjust aperture via the adapter - it doesn't tell you the aperture but the image...
Forum: Photography General Interest 5 Days Ago
Replies: 73
Views: 1,989
Posted By kxl
I honestly cannot remember what lens I used to...

I honestly cannot remember what lens I used to take this, but it was either a 15mm or 21mm, so either way it meets Helen's criteria.

http://www.leonin.net/img/s10/v113/p513997498-5.jpg
Forum: Travel 5 Days Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 291
Posted By kxl
Thanks for the tip - unfortunately, the Royal...

Thanks for the tip - unfortunately, the Royal Park Hotel is sold out :( I'm looking at listings on airbnb right now and reached out to 3 of them with questions; the first two are in the area that...
Forum: Travel 5 Days Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 291
Posted By kxl
Thanks Gabor - Maybe I'll see you there in April?

Thanks Gabor - Maybe I'll see you there in April?
Forum: Travel 5 Days Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 291
Posted By kxl
Thanks for the recommendations (I'll certainly...

Thanks for the recommendations (I'll certainly look up those places) and yes, I figured it would be busy, so I am booking flights and hotels now.



They're on my to-do list.

Thank you both.
Forum: Travel 6 Days Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 291
Posted By kxl
Just bookmarked it - thanks for the tip.

Just bookmarked it - thanks for the tip.
Forum: Travel 6 Days Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 291
Posted By kxl
Need a little help planning my trip to Japan

My wife and I plan to go to Japan for the first time, primarily to view cherry blossoms, to enjoy the local cuisine and to capture some nice photos -- in that order. We plan to be in Tokyo for 4...
Forum: Photography General Interest 6 Days Ago
Replies: 79
Views: 2,730
Posted By kxl
The 36D effect?? :D

The 36D effect?? :D
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 6 Days Ago
Replies: 13
Views: 531
Posted By kxl
I just ordered the newer SLII N version -- same...

I just ordered the newer SLII N version -- same glass as the previous version but with a metal focusing barrel. Planned use is with D800e and with F100.
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 1 Week Ago
Replies: 40
Views: 842
Posted By kxl
LOL! All I meant to say was, without the orb,...

LOL! All I meant to say was, without the orb, this could be on the cover of the next People Magazine Sexiest Man Alive issue. :cool:
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 1 Week Ago
Replies: 40
Views: 842
Posted By kxl
I like the B&W. For whatever reason the orb is...

I like the B&W. For whatever reason the orb is less distracting on the B&W than the color version.
Forum: Zeiss Ikon ZM 1 Week Ago
Replies: 1
Views: 183
Posted By kxl
The eyepieces for the Nikon FM2/FE2 and FM3A fit...

The eyepieces for the Nikon FM2/FE2 and FM3A fit the ZI, so I would think that the rubber eyecup for those cameras (Nikon DK-3) fits the ZI as well.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 1 Week Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 527
Posted By kxl
I will let you know after this weekend. I...

I will let you know after this weekend. I recently purchased an F100 to try the relatively new f1.8 AFS primes on film. I have the 28/1.8 and 85/1.8 AFS and have pre-ordered the 20/1.8 AFS. I did not...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 54
Views: 3,623
Posted By kxl
Hi Luis - I don't have an M8, so I can't really...

Hi Luis - I don't have an M8, so I can't really comment on how it would perform on an M8. I use it on a Sony A7R and a Zeiss ZI (for B&W), and on those bodies, the M-Hexanon has excellent almost even...
Forum: RFF News 1 Week Ago
Replies: 58
Views: 3,734
Posted By kxl
For big ticket items, you can propose using...

For big ticket items, you can propose using escrow via escrow.com, which is acceptable to ebay. But it involves fees, so it is dependent on whether or not the buyer is willing to pay escrow fees or...
Forum: Film vs Digital 1 Week Ago
Replies: 45
Views: 1,162
Posted By kxl
This has been a very good mix so far, and I'm...

This has been a very good mix so far, and I'm always interested in reading about people's experiences as they go through different phases in their photography and especially as they relate to...
Forum: Film vs Digital 1 Week Ago
Replies: 45
Views: 1,162
Posted By kxl
Migration to/from film or digital... A poll

This is NOT meant to be another film v. digital debate.

Notice that I use the term migration, so this poll is meant for those who are transitioning or have transitioned to/from film or digital. So...
Forum: Digital Leica M8 / M8.2 / M9 / M-E /Mono / M10 aka "M" 1 Week Ago
Replies: 280
Views: 29,520
Posted By kxl
If such a camera launched a year ago, I would...

If such a camera launched a year ago, I would have said yes. Now... I don't know if I'd buy one.

1. I think that the interest in a reasonably-priced full-frame DRF will always exist.

2. I think the...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 1 Week Ago
Replies: 13
Views: 708
Posted By kxl
Explained nicely here by Bob...

Explained nicely here by Bob Atkins:

http://www.bobatkins.com/photography/technical/measuring_focal_length.html
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 142
Views: 5,214
Posted By kxl
I am in the process of find a second DSLR to back...

I am in the process of find a second DSLR to back up my D800e. My obvious choices are: a second D800(e), a D810 or a D750. I was wondering whether I should add the Df as another candidate. Your post...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 142
Views: 5,214
Posted By kxl
Just curious... if one plans to use AF lenses...

Just curious... if one plans to use AF lenses most of the time, does that make the Df significantly less desirable?
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 54
Views: 3,623
Posted By kxl
It's been a year since I started this thread, and...

It's been a year since I started this thread, and of the 4 FL's that I didn't have then, there are 3 that I still do not own (15-21-40). I acquired a 28mm (M-Hex) a few weeks ago.
Forum: Travel 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 16
Views: 665
Posted By kxl
Thanks for the tip Lynn. I happen to already have...

Thanks for the tip Lynn. I happen to already have a March-April trip planned to the Philippines (with a side trip to Japan), and may be able to squeeze in a few days to visit Sydney. Definitely...
Forum: Sony NEX / Full Frame Alpha non DSLR Cameras 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 25
Views: 719
Posted By kxl
If I were to get one of those three today, I...

If I were to get one of those three today, I would definitely get the A6000. A quick check of prices on Amazon: Nex7 ($930); NEX6 ($480); A6000 ($598). Compared to the NEX7, the A6000 has just as...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 1
Views: 274
Posted By kxl
Are you located in the Philippines? They do not...

Are you located in the Philippines? They do not ship outside of the US, Canada or Mexico.

Edit: actually, while that is what they say on their home page, their shipping page states that they ship...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 106
Views: 6,242
Posted By kxl
When I first saw the OP, I thought it said...

When I first saw the OP, I thought it said 'churrascaria.' LOL! Must be dinnertime. In any case, here's my contribution to chiaroscuro.

http://www.leonin.net/img/s5/v117/p875232571-5.jpg
Forum: Micl Photo Acc / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 48
Views: 3,338
Posted By kxl
Back when I lugged around a couple of DSLR's and...

Back when I lugged around a couple of DSLR's and long tele's (500-600mm), I spent up to $300 on heavy duty backpacks that could stand some rough handling and still protect very expensive gear.

These...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 37
Views: 1,010
Posted By kxl
I was in Italy in November of last year with a...

I was in Italy in November of last year with a similar itinerary, although I skipped Milan and instead went to Rome (to visit friends) as well as Naples, Sorrento and the Amalfi Coast. You can see...
Forum: The Business Of Photography 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 114
Views: 3,850
Posted By kxl
This makes sense, given the plan to split off...

This makes sense, given the plan to split off Paypal as a separate company from eBay.
Forum: Other CSC Cameras 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 22
Views: 855
Posted By kxl
Actually, #2 rumor in the Related posts is what...

Actually, #2 rumor in the Related posts is what caught my eye... until I saw that it was from 2009 :angel:

Rumor: Full frame Zeiss Ikon digital rangefinder in development
Forum: Photography General Interest 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 79
Views: 2,055
Posted By kxl
A film AF SLR as quiet as the Hexar AF in quiet...

A film AF SLR as quiet as the Hexar AF in quiet mode.
Forum: Fuji X Interchangeable Lens Cameras 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 347
Posted By kxl
http://www.leonin.net/img/s10/v104/p474590043-4.jp...

http://www.leonin.net/img/s10/v104/p474590043-4.jpg
Forum: Cosina Voigtlander Bessa 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 12
Views: 511
Posted By kxl
Completely agree with this. These are the only 2...

Completely agree with this. These are the only 2 50's I've kept. If you like the 50mm FL, there's no reason to give up on it. The ZM 50mm Planar is $860 brand new at B&H. It might just be the only 50...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 28
Views: 1,080
Posted By kxl
Like others said, depends on a few things. I have...

Like others said, depends on a few things. I have a CV 90/3.5 - it's a good value for a focal length that I only use occasionally. If I used the 90mm FL more extensively, I would take a long, hard...
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 13
Views: 536
Posted By kxl
The original quote was from US Supreme Court...

The original quote was from US Supreme Court justice Potter Stewart vis-a-vis porn. Kinda gives new meaning to your second sentence. ;)
Forum: The Business Of Photography 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 114
Views: 3,850
Posted By kxl
Nowhere near as extensive as ebay but there are...

Nowhere near as extensive as ebay but there are classic cameras for sale on Amazon.


http://www.amazon.com/gp/offer-listing/B00MQAND60/ref=dp_olp_0?ie=UTF8&condition=all&sr=8-1&qid=1411590826
Forum: The Business Of Photography 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 114
Views: 3,850
Posted By kxl
http://www.amazon.com/gp/seller-account/mm-product...

http://www.amazon.com/gp/seller-account/mm-product-page.html/ref=mm_sys_soa_pro_surl?AZSHORTURLSELLONAMAZON

I am abandoning ebay as a seller and from now on, will only sell through online forums...
Forum: The Business Of Photography 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 114
Views: 3,850
Posted By kxl
OR this is part of the ebay master plan to weed...

OR this is part of the ebay master plan to weed out individual sellers and slowly transition to catering only to only high-volume sellers with online storefronts who can sustain these types of...
Forum: Fixed Lens RF 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 418
Posted By kxl
I think there is such a thing as a stupid...

I think there is such a thing as a stupid question, but I do NOT think this is one of them. :)
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 24
Views: 1,055
Posted By kxl
John Malkovich re-creates iconic portraits

I had to share this... too funny :D

The exhibition, "Malkovich, Malkovich, Malkovich: Homage to Photographic Masters," will take place in November at the Catherine Edelman Gallery in Chicago....
Forum: Photography General Interest 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 50
Views: 2,376
Posted By kxl
I'm sorry to hear about your health. To address...

I'm sorry to hear about your health. To address the urgency, I would suggest a three-pronged attack:

1) Pursue the gallery exhibition per you post

2) Build a photo book, as someone suggested.

3)...
Forum: Photography General Interest 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 28
Views: 1,045
Posted By kxl
you mean, like this one?;) Just kidding... Nah,...

you mean, like this one?;) Just kidding...

Nah, if I'm not interested, I ignore the thread. Life's too short...
Forum: Cosina Voigtlander Bessa 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 27
Views: 1,141
Posted By kxl
When I had my RD1s, my primary (at least 90% of...

When I had my RD1s, my primary (at least 90% of the time) was the CV 35/1.2. It may be the only lens you need with your RD1x.
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 447
Posted By kxl
Same here. I've shot expired Velvia (5 years+)...

Same here. I've shot expired Velvia (5 years+) and while the exposure was fine, it had a magenta shift.
Forum: Photography General Interest 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 62
Views: 2,463
Posted By kxl
Yup, same here. Maybe in the grand scheme of...

Yup, same here. Maybe in the grand scheme of things, one could call Photokina 2014 a dud, but I'd have to go back several years to find a Photokina that announced two new things that I will likely...
Forum: Photography General Interest 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 601
Posted By kxl
Incredible images!

Incredible images!
Forum: Zeiss Ikon ZM 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 727
Posted By kxl
Zeiss did confirm that the earlier production...

Zeiss did confirm that the earlier production batches got the RF alignment knocked off during transport, so later batches had tighter tolerances. Zeiss would have fixed the earlier ones for free....
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