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Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 4 Days Ago
Replies: 7,879
Views: 3,048,869
Posted By DavidKKHansen
Now that Leica has returned back to Wetzlar,...

Now that Leica has returned back to Wetzlar, maybe it's possible to order a top plate with Wetzlar instead of Solms? I'd write to their customer service department directly in Germnay and ask:...
Forum: Leica M240 aka Leica M10, M-P, M60 04-28-2016
Replies: 240
Views: 15,656
Posted By DavidKKHansen
Well, flicking through the manual for the M-D it...

Well, flicking through the manual for the M-D it seems like you have to format the SD card before inserting it into the camera... :bang:
Forum: Leica M240 aka Leica M10, M-P, M60 04-28-2016
Replies: 240
Views: 15,656
Posted By DavidKKHansen
Official: https://us.leica-camera.com/Photography...

Official:

https://us.leica-camera.com/Photography/Leica-M/Leica-M-D
Forum: Leica M240 aka Leica M10, M-P, M60 04-28-2016
Replies: 240
Views: 15,656
Posted By DavidKKHansen
Same can be said with the Monochrom: Why pay more...

Same can be said with the Monochrom: Why pay more to not be able to shoot in color?

I hope the M-D becomes a success, so I can buy one used down the road. Maybe if it's super successful, Leica will...
Forum: Leica M240 aka Leica M10, M-P, M60 04-26-2016
Replies: 240
Views: 15,656
Posted By DavidKKHansen
Oh wait, I vaguely remember something about...

Oh wait, I vaguely remember something about having to press the movie/function button on the M60 whilst turning on the camera... that would format the SD card (I think).

It was something along those...
Forum: Leica M240 aka Leica M10, M-P, M60 04-26-2016
Replies: 240
Views: 15,656
Posted By DavidKKHansen
Hm, strange Leica doesn't mention it in the...

Hm, strange Leica doesn't mention it in the manual. It's a basic feature to be able to format the memory card on a digital camera, LCD screen or not. I'm sure they've implemented it somehow on the...
Forum: Leica M240 aka Leica M10, M-P, M60 04-26-2016
Replies: 240
Views: 15,656
Posted By DavidKKHansen
Okay, did you happen to find out what the "movie"...

Okay, did you happen to find out what the "movie" button is then used for on the M60?
Forum: Leica M240 aka Leica M10, M-P, M60 04-26-2016
Replies: 240
Views: 15,656
Posted By DavidKKHansen
I believe the Movie button was retained on the...

I believe the Movie button was retained on the M60, to be used as a format SD card button.
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 03-16-2016
Replies: 242
Views: 34,836
Posted By DavidKKHansen
I've used both supplies, both with good results. ...

I've used both supplies, both with good results. Though I personally feel that Aki's cuts are slightly more precise, plus the material feels nicer from memory. But material choices are slightly...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 02-14-2016
Replies: 10
Views: 1,260
Posted By DavidKKHansen
Yes, lenses above 50mm don't have tabs... and...

Yes, lenses above 50mm don't have tabs... and shouldn't either. However, it's annoying that Leica is being inconsistent with focus tabs for their 50mm lenses. Some Summicrons have them, some...
Forum: Lomo / Diana / Holga / Pinhole / Polaroids 01-31-2016
Replies: 356
Views: 19,018
Posted By DavidKKHansen
Have you forgotten your table manners? No talk...

Have you forgotten your table manners? No talk about religion or politics by the dinner table, nor camera forums.
Forum: Lomo / Diana / Holga / Pinhole / Polaroids 01-28-2016
Replies: 356
Views: 19,018
Posted By DavidKKHansen
Click stops?

Click stops?
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 01-25-2016
Replies: 19
Views: 1,597
Posted By DavidKKHansen
Leica M-P "Panda" limited edition

Here we go again, another limited edition camera from Leica:

http://leicarumors.com/2016/01/26/leica-m-p-panda-limited-edition-camera-announced-in-asia.aspx/

It's actually quite good looking, a...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 01-21-2016
Replies: 44
Views: 3,572
Posted By DavidKKHansen
I think Leica started using these type of...

I think Leica started using these type of screw-in hoods when they released the 21mm and 24mm Summilux (+ 18mm Elmar). So that dates back to 2008... maybe? Or did they start with the 16-18-21mm...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 01-21-2016
Replies: 44
Views: 3,572
Posted By DavidKKHansen
I hate the screw-on metal hoods that Leica is...

I hate the screw-on metal hoods that Leica is making as standard across their lenses. For me the hood on a lens is the part that takes dings and bumps and plastic is more forgiving than metal is. ...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-10-2016
Replies: 7,879
Views: 3,048,869
Posted By DavidKKHansen
Really nice macro shots and lighting!

Really nice macro shots and lighting!
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-22-2015
Replies: 7,879
Views: 3,048,869
Posted By DavidKKHansen
That hood. So cool and stylish, alas it's made...

That hood. So cool and stylish, alas it's made of rare unicorn tears. Glad to see it's being used though!
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-20-2015
Replies: 48
Views: 1,894
Posted By DavidKKHansen
Another non-harmful way to remove stuck filters...

Another non-harmful way to remove stuck filters is to put the lens in the freezer for a few hours. Then try to remove it with rubber gloves / pads / whatever. Unless the filter is bent out of...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-15-2015
Replies: 26
Views: 1,856
Posted By DavidKKHansen
Would it be possible to see images of your black...

Would it be possible to see images of your black chrome cameras? Until recently I was a fan of black chrome cameras, but am now having second thoughts if I should pursue the black paint route.
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-02-2015
Replies: 33
Views: 1,912
Posted By DavidKKHansen
FYI, I had my Contax 645 serviced in January...

FYI, I had my Contax 645 serviced in January through our forum sponsor Bellamy Hunt of Japan Camera Hunter. Nothing wrong with it, but wanted to get it checked before Contax stopped servicing these....
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 10-31-2015
Replies: 20
Views: 3,395
Posted By DavidKKHansen
Anybody know if the Rolleikin would fit a GX or...

Anybody know if the Rolleikin would fit a GX or FX camera?
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 10-28-2015
Replies: 20
Views: 3,395
Posted By DavidKKHansen
Thanks buddy, that's the look I was...

Thanks buddy, that's the look I was hoping/expecting to see!


Just sent you a PM about a meet-up.
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 10-28-2015
Replies: 20
Views: 3,395
Posted By DavidKKHansen
I take that as a yes then :D

I take that as a yes then :D
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 10-28-2015
Replies: 20
Views: 3,395
Posted By DavidKKHansen
Is it possible to remove the mask so the image...

Is it possible to remove the mask so the image does show on the sprocket holes?
Forum: RFF Polls 10-15-2015
Replies: 115
Views: 13,940
Posted By DavidKKHansen
What if I want a 28mm fixed full frame camera? ...

What if I want a 28mm fixed full frame camera? Can I pay Sony $1000 to get that?
Forum: Leica M240 aka Leica M10, M-P, M60 10-15-2015
Replies: 18
Views: 1,175
Posted By DavidKKHansen
Sure about that? I've received my M6 TTL back...

Sure about that? I've received my M6 TTL back from Wetzlar after a service, in which I asked for the red dot to be replaced with a black dot. They did so free of charge as part of the service I had...
Forum: Travel 09-22-2015
Replies: 884
Poll: Berlin?
Views: 93,001
Posted By DavidKKHansen
Me! I will be in Berlin in 2 weeks' time.

Me! I will be in Berlin in 2 weeks' time.
Forum: Xpan & Other Panoramics 07-14-2015
Replies: 1,414
Views: 269,443
Posted By DavidKKHansen
Really nice stuff serg-k3!!

Really nice stuff serg-k3!!
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-25-2015
Replies: 7,879
Views: 3,048,869
Posted By DavidKKHansen
I say it's a 1:1 viewfinder :p

I say it's a 1:1 viewfinder :p
Forum: Leica Q / T / X Series 06-12-2015
Replies: 222
Views: 16,554
Posted By DavidKKHansen
+1 Just goes to show that high end cameras were...

+1

Just goes to show that high end cameras were also expensive back then. Only difference is photographer's choices of 2nd hand compact/portable cameras were more limited than what we have...
Forum: Leica Q / T / X Series 06-11-2015
Replies: 222
Views: 16,554
Posted By DavidKKHansen
Stephen, I think you run a great informative site...

Stephen, I think you run a great informative site and have a forum in which photographers around the world can share ideas and have opportunities to meet up in real life. Cool stuff, beats the heck...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-06-2015
Replies: 7,879
Views: 3,048,869
Posted By DavidKKHansen
Looks like it :) Together with the black chrome...

Looks like it :) Together with the black chrome 50mm Summilux I see.
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 05-31-2015
Replies: 99
Views: 9,630
Posted By DavidKKHansen
Serviceable, yes. Repairable, no. If the...

Serviceable, yes. Repairable, no.

If the metering fails on the M5, you can still use it as a mechanical camera. If the LCD fails on the M8, it becomes near impossible to use properly.
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 05-30-2015
Replies: 99
Views: 9,630
Posted By DavidKKHansen
A classic paperweight, maybe. The M5 wasn't well...

A classic paperweight, maybe.

The M5 wasn't well received at the time for numerous reasons, but the M5 was fully functional and can still be repaired today, at least mechanically (don't know about...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-28-2015
Replies: 225
Views: 27,254
Posted By DavidKKHansen
I had an F6 for a brief time. Absolutely...

I had an F6 for a brief time. Absolutely wonderful camera, very well thought out. Very classy of Nikon to put an all-out effort to have their last film SLR to be the very best they could make!

But...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-18-2015
Replies: 366
Views: 70,523
Posted By DavidKKHansen
I sometimes don't understand people's concern...

I sometimes don't understand people's concern about finding replacement parts for certain cameras.

I understand the concern and worry if buying an expensive Leica camera that is supposed to last a...
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 05-09-2015
Replies: 371
Views: 49,918
Posted By DavidKKHansen
People don't say Canon 5D taipu 4, because they...

People don't say Canon 5D taipu 4, because they probably would say Canon 5D maaku 4 :D
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-09-2015
Replies: 4
Views: 745
Posted By DavidKKHansen
Current turnaround time is 8 weeks, excluding...

Current turnaround time is 8 weeks, excluding shipping and handling.

In January 2014 I sent in my then M7 for a few cosmetic changes. I didn't ask them to upgrade the DX contacts, but they offered...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-01-2015
Replies: 8
Views: 1,050
Posted By DavidKKHansen
In manual mode, Nikon's SB-900 (and probably also...

In manual mode, Nikon's SB-900 (and probably also SB-910) is so easy to use, it's almost idiot proof. I've used the SB-900 in manual mode a lot with the Leica MP and Zeiss Ikon SW, really one of the...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-19-2015
Replies: 195
Views: 52,545
Posted By DavidKKHansen
I'm in a bit of a strange situation. About two...

I'm in a bit of a strange situation.

About two weeks ago, I received the complete Millennium kit. Leica M6 TTL in black paint with serial matching 35mm Summicron ASPH and 50mm Summilux (pre-ASPH). ...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-18-2015
Replies: 13
Views: 2,442
Posted By DavidKKHansen
Yeah and so are silver chrome lenses and probably...

Yeah and so are silver chrome lenses and probably also the upcoming black chrome lenses. I'm glad to know that in your eyes the silver and black chrome lenses are also higher quality all over...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-17-2015
Replies: 13
Views: 2,442
Posted By DavidKKHansen
Sweet. Hopefully these aren't limited editions...

Sweet. Hopefully these aren't limited editions and the black chrome (based on brass) will spread to the rest of the range. I think black chrome is way understated and black paint overrated!
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 03-08-2015
Replies: 58
Views: 5,229
Posted By DavidKKHansen
Back when I had an Xpan, I got a freak...

Back when I had an Xpan, I got a freak coincidence with some slide film. Two frames taken in succession makes the background house look as if it's whole, going from one frame into the next. It's...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-18-2015
Replies: 7,879
Views: 3,048,869
Posted By DavidKKHansen
*gasp!* That's so puuuurty!

*gasp!*

That's so puuuurty!
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-18-2015
Replies: 195
Views: 52,545
Posted By DavidKKHansen
Keep the camera. Sell the lens. Then buy a...

Keep the camera. Sell the lens. Then buy a black paint 50mm Summilux :D
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-14-2015
Replies: 7,879
Views: 3,048,869
Posted By DavidKKHansen
Nothing will replace the original type of...

Nothing will replace the original type of vulcanite, that's for sure. But I feel Leica's doing a good job trying to find something similar.

Black chrome is nice, share some more photos :D
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-14-2015
Replies: 7,879
Views: 3,048,869
Posted By DavidKKHansen
I'm really liking Leica's new vulcanite on film...

I'm really liking Leica's new vulcanite on film bodies. Is that MP black chrome?
Forum: Travel 01-12-2015
Replies: 884
Poll: Berlin?
Views: 93,001
Posted By DavidKKHansen
If you don't get together this weekend, what...

If you don't get together this weekend, what about Saturday the 24th? I'll be visiting for the weekend... I could even bring prints (oooh, actual photographs!).
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-29-2014
Replies: 121
Views: 19,229
Posted By DavidKKHansen
Oops, I posted on the wrong thread, but the...

Oops, I posted on the wrong thread, but the question about the M6 TTL Millenium I had, you just answered. Thanks! :D
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-29-2014
Replies: 121
Views: 19,229
Posted By DavidKKHansen
The recent activity in this thread has got me...

The recent activity in this thread has got me lusting after one!!

Quick question, is the rectangular frame around the ISO/DIN door painted black, or a standard M6 black chrome?
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 12-22-2014
Replies: 642
Views: 97,725
Posted By DavidKKHansen
Brilliant, what a wonderful gift to give!! :)

Brilliant, what a wonderful gift to give!! :)
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-18-2014
Replies: 10
Views: 1,195
Posted By DavidKKHansen
This summer I showed a friend how I use flash...

This summer I showed a friend how I use flash within street photography, here are some of what came out of it. Nothing special, mostly my friend who wanted to see and learn.

Leica M7 and SF 24D...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-16-2014
Replies: 10
Views: 1,195
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 12-16-2014
Replies: 7,879
Views: 3,048,869
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 12-10-2014
Replies: 291
Views: 36,040
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 12-10-2014
Replies: 291
Views: 36,040
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 11-30-2014
Replies: 19
Views: 13,497
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 11-29-2014
Replies: 19
Views: 13,497
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 11-29-2014
Replies: 19
Views: 13,497
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 A7 Series - All Models 11-28-2014
Replies: 63
Views: 10,695
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 11-26-2014
Replies: 2
Views: 543
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 11-25-2014
Replies: 2
Views: 543
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 11-17-2014
Replies: 43
Views: 3,744
Posted By DavidKKHansen
Rollei 35 comes close...

Rollei 35 comes close...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-14-2014
Replies: 31
Views: 2,122
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: 1,962
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: 40
Views: 9,211
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: 68
Views: 4,841
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: 1,981
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: 44
Views: 3,091
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: 44
Views: 3,091
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: 2,171
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: 6,485
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: 2,171
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: 6,485
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 09-16-2014
Replies: 26
Views: 2,171
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: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 09-16-2014
Replies: 105
Views: 33,131
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: 7,879
Views: 3,048,869
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 / 220 film RF's 09-11-2014
Replies: 9
Views: 1,021
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: 176
Views: 21,299
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: Leica M240 aka Leica M10, M-P, M60 08-21-2014
Replies: 128
Views: 10,219
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: 1,617
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: 3,028
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: 2,004
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: 967
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: 7,879
Views: 3,048,869
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: 1,122
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: 4,067
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: 20,290
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: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-01-2014
Replies: 11
Views: 1,775
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: Leica M9 / ME 05-22-2014
Replies: 22
Views: 2,924
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: Leica M9 / ME 05-22-2014
Replies: 22
Views: 2,924
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: 884
Poll: Berlin?
Views: 93,001
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: 1,915
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: 1,200
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: 1,006
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: 1,006
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: 1,936
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: 1,936
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: 2,741
Posted By DavidKKHansen
Brass is an alloy too :D

Brass is an alloy too :D
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 03-18-2014
Replies: 11
Views: 1,246
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: 7,879
Views: 3,048,869
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 02-06-2014
Replies: 10
Views: 901
Posted By DavidKKHansen
Sorry, which focal length are we talking about,...

Sorry, which focal length are we talking about, the 90mm?
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 12-24-2013
Replies: 21
Views: 2,452
Posted By DavidKKHansen
€1788 for a brand new Zeiss Ikon with Zeiss 50mm...

€1788 for a brand new Zeiss Ikon with Zeiss 50mm f/1.5 lens, both...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 11-28-2013
Replies: 2
Views: 707
Posted By DavidKKHansen
Come on it's only Japanese, it's not that hard to...

Come on it's only Japanese, it's not that hard to understand...:rolleyes:

The first two videos is an introduction to the M3 with a bit of camera and Leica history. They compare the M3 design to the...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-10-2013
Replies: 21
Views: 1,538
Posted By DavidKKHansen
Impressive. When I have a new camera I cannot...

Impressive. When I have a new camera I cannot wait to get through my first roll, firstly to see the results but also to make sure the camera performs as it should (no light leaks, scratches, etc.)
Forum: Digital Compacts 11-06-2013
Replies: 10
Views: 1,966
Posted By DavidKKHansen
I forgot to update this thread that I've been...

I forgot to update this thread that I've been given a new filter from Heliopan for free.

Yeah yeah, I know, it's just a filter. But last I checked Heliopan filters weren't been given out by...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-24-2013
Replies: 180
Views: 15,151
Posted By DavidKKHansen
I wonder by "Hybrid viewfinder" there lies a...

I wonder by "Hybrid viewfinder" there lies a possibility to use the viewfinder as an electronic viewfinder, when the mirror is up? In other words, you would be able to look through the same...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 10-18-2013
Replies: 7
Views: 1,002
Posted By DavidKKHansen
Just got my FM3A now... I have to really look...

Just got my FM3A now... I have to really look hard to see the blue color along the edges. This seems to be a normal characteristic of the FM3A.

Carry on, nothing to worry about :cool:
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 10-15-2013
Replies: 50
Views: 5,863
Posted By DavidKKHansen
Ever since this thread started I'm scouring the...

Ever since this thread started I'm scouring the internet for a good deal on a Rolleiflex. My wallet hates you guys...
Forum: Travel 10-14-2013
Replies: 884
Poll: Berlin?
Views: 93,001
Posted By DavidKKHansen
Then it must be good! How about meeting next...

Then it must be good!

How about meeting next week also? I'll be in Berlin from the 23rd to the 27th!
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-11-2013
Replies: 67
Views: 4,718
Posted By DavidKKHansen
NO DOUBT ABOUT IT! I would sell the MacBook Pro...

NO DOUBT ABOUT IT!
I would sell the MacBook Pro to save money and buy a Contax T3! What are you waiting for??
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-10-2013
Replies: 15
Views: 1,899
Posted By DavidKKHansen
The later batches of the M6 TTL were made of...

The later batches of the M6 TTL were made of brass, as they were starting to implement M7 production methods. Don't know how to tell by serial number though.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-03-2013
Replies: 31
Views: 15,344
Posted By DavidKKHansen
You don't make the V3's anymore?

You don't make the V3's anymore?
Forum: Digital Compacts 09-24-2013
Replies: 10
Views: 1,966
Posted By DavidKKHansen
How cool! I just got an e-mail from Heliopan...

How cool! I just got an e-mail from Heliopan that I can send it to them and they'll repair the filter. Will update the thread once I get it back.
Forum: Digital Compacts 09-23-2013
Replies: 10
Views: 1,966
Posted By DavidKKHansen
Thanks for the super fast replies everyone! I...

Thanks for the super fast replies everyone!

I usually don't tighten my filters that much but in the case of the Ricoh GR21 I might have done just that, due to the fact that I carried it in my pocket...
Forum: Digital Compacts 09-23-2013
Replies: 10
Views: 1,966
Posted By DavidKKHansen
Question Brass or aluminium filter?

I've always been using Heliopan branded filters for all my lenses, the metal ring being made of brass.

Though recently using a filter on my Ricoh GR21 (30.5mm filter) the threads have become damaged...
Forum: Travel 08-19-2013
Replies: 884
Poll: Berlin?
Views: 93,001
Posted By DavidKKHansen
Who's up for a beer on Saturday? Probably my...

Who's up for a beer on Saturday? Probably my last night out in Berlin, before I move back to Copenhagen.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-28-2013
Replies: 60
Views: 4,826
Posted By DavidKKHansen
My biggest complaint with the M7 is that when...

My biggest complaint with the M7 is that when it's in AUTO mode and you turn the camera on, it takes almost 2 seconds of start up time before you can take the first pictures.

Why, Leica,...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 07-20-2013
Replies: 8
Views: 13,169
Posted By DavidKKHansen
Full stops on the Nikon version. Of course if...

Full stops on the Nikon version. Of course if you use it on a modern SLR you can set it at f/22 and control the aperture in 1/3-stops on the camera itself.
Forum: Digital Compacts 05-31-2013
Replies: 666
Views: 47,927
Posted By DavidKKHansen
Why hasn't this been posted here...

Why hasn't this been posted here yet?

http://youtu.be/F7vN9r2cG_k
Forum: Travel 05-27-2013
Replies: 884
Poll: Berlin?
Views: 93,001
Posted By DavidKKHansen
Berlin summer is just sooooo awesome these days,...

Berlin summer is just sooooo awesome these days, it makes me want to enjoy a beer out in the sunshine (not really).

How about a pub this Friday?

Also, if anyone is looking for a new roommate,...
Forum: RFF Polls 05-25-2013
Replies: 80
Views: 8,050
Posted By DavidKKHansen
+1 This would actually make me happy.

+1





This would actually make me happy.
Forum: Digital Compacts 05-21-2013
Replies: 666
Views: 47,927
Posted By DavidKKHansen
Not all digital cameras bought in Japan are in...

Not all digital cameras bought in Japan are in Japanese only. They have export versions of their cameras which are available in all languages.
Forum: Digital Compacts 05-04-2013
Replies: 666
Views: 47,927
Posted By DavidKKHansen
I can't remember seeing a video with the shutter...

I can't remember seeing a video with the shutter sound, can anybody confirm that it is a leaf shutter and a link to a video that demonstrates the shutter sound?

Also... where can I pre-order this...
Forum: Digital Compacts 05-02-2013
Replies: 666
Views: 47,927
Posted By DavidKKHansen
Agreed. I think I'd gladly sacrifice the new...

Agreed. I think I'd gladly sacrifice the new effect button on the side of the GR and have a PC port take it's place.
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 04-15-2013
Replies: 3
Views: 1,235
Posted By DavidKKHansen
Sorry for the late response and thank you for the...

Sorry for the late response and thank you for the great follow up with more details about the camera. There aren't too many reports on the camera, so always nice to read more from different...
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 03-24-2013
Replies: 86
Views: 6,602
Posted By DavidKKHansen
Okay we get it, a Fujifilm digital camera is not...

Okay we get it, a Fujifilm digital camera is not for you and that's fine. You won't be buying the new X100s and that's fine too. Can we move on now please?

Somewhat back to the topic: I found the...
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 03-23-2013
Replies: 30
Views: 2,796
Posted By DavidKKHansen
I'm also baffled by this. How Leica can get away...

I'm also baffled by this. How Leica can get away with releasing a digital camera, that to this day has issues with known brand of cards is beyond me. It's such a basic thing in digital...
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 03-17-2013
Replies: 34
Views: 4,965
Posted By DavidKKHansen
Not really, actually seems quite the oposite:...

Not really, actually seems quite the oposite: http://youtu.be/VDOgpdYeYVY
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 03-15-2013
Replies: 310
Views: 152,467
Posted By DavidKKHansen
http://www.rangefinderforum.com/photopost-classifi...

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/photopost-classifieds/data/3/large/011.jpg

My pink Zeiss Ikon, now in the classifieds.
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 03-12-2013
Replies: 12
Views: 886
Posted By DavidKKHansen
Very common with the GR1-series cameras. Before...

Very common with the GR1-series cameras. Before I broke mine by dropping it, I fixed this by unscrewing the left screw, cleaning the inside of the plastic bit that comes off and then use super glue...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 03-08-2013
Replies: 222
Views: 47,178
Posted By DavidKKHansen
Haha, brilliant and perfect timing? Question:...

Haha, brilliant and perfect timing?

Question: How did you get the vintage filter on the image, buy digital means?
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 03-08-2013
Replies: 222
Views: 47,178
Posted By DavidKKHansen
This one I like. Tripod or handheld?

This one I like. Tripod or handheld?
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-08-2013
Replies: 74
Views: 3,929
Posted By DavidKKHansen
Perhaps the new Voigtländer pancake lenses? ...

Perhaps the new Voigtländer pancake lenses? 20mm, 28mm and 40mm?
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 03-04-2013
Replies: 164
Views: 36,855
Posted By DavidKKHansen
I'd like to as well, but the camera also has to...

I'd like to as well, but the camera also has to be right for me. Since I've previously used a Ricoh GR1s (broken now) I wanted to hear others' opinion of the two cameras.
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 03-04-2013
Replies: 164
Views: 36,855
Posted By DavidKKHansen
I've read the thread, and a few of you have both...

I've read the thread, and a few of you have both the Fuji Klasse W and a Ricoh GR1 series camera.

I'm wondering why would you opt for the thicker Klasse W, with the (annoying) blinking AF assist...
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 02-13-2013
Replies: 18
Views: 1,345
Posted By DavidKKHansen
I've never bought used from them, but bought a...

I've never bought used from them, but bought a Zeiss Ikon SW with a Voigtländer 25mm f/4 (which is for sale now in the classifieds!:D). Friendly people, good service.
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 02-10-2013
Replies: 3
Views: 1,235
Posted By DavidKKHansen
I'm sorry that no one has been able to give you...

I'm sorry that no one has been able to give you advice (seems it's a relatively uncommon camera) and I also cannot help you. Besides saying that you can send it in to Fujifilm for a repair service,...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 02-09-2013
Replies: 8
Views: 1,895
Posted By DavidKKHansen
I had my RF645 and 65mm lens fully serviced by...

I had my RF645 and 65mm lens fully serviced by Tamron Japan last November. I believe they keep servicing them through 2014.

By the way, their service was outstandingly good. I am going to start a...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 02-08-2013
Replies: 8
Views: 1,895
Posted By DavidKKHansen
Cool, good to know that it can be done, even if...

Cool, good to know that it can be done, even if Tamron stops supporting the RF645!
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 02-08-2013
Replies: 8
Views: 1,895
Posted By DavidKKHansen
Well, many rangefinder cameras are easy to adjust...

Well, many rangefinder cameras are easy to adjust for the vertical misalignment, for example all Leica M cameras without the front red dot are easily adjusted. Therefor I was wondering if the RF645...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-08-2013
Replies: 28
Views: 2,693
Posted By DavidKKHansen
I believe you can develop any film in b&w...

I believe you can develop any film in b&w chemicals, even slide film.

I remember seeing somewhere that a guy had souped Kodachrome in Rodinal, after he no longer could have them developed at Dwaynes.
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 02-07-2013
Replies: 8
Views: 1,895
Posted By DavidKKHansen
Bump. Anyone know?

Bump.

Anyone know?
Forum: Travel 02-06-2013
Replies: 884
Poll: Berlin?
Views: 93,001
Posted By DavidKKHansen
I'm going on a spontaneous trip to Copenhagen,...

I'm going on a spontaneous trip to Copenhagen, but will be back on the evening of the 14th. If you guys are out that night I'll join you!
Forum: Travel 02-03-2013
Replies: 884
Poll: Berlin?
Views: 93,001
Posted By DavidKKHansen
Why don't we just meet for a beer when you get...

Why don't we just meet for a beer when you get here and then have a chat?

By the way, the link to your website doesn't seem to work...?
Forum: Travel 01-30-2013
Replies: 884
Poll: Berlin?
Views: 93,001
Posted By DavidKKHansen
'twas fun indeed. I recall we actually talked...

'twas fun indeed. I recall we actually talked about something other than gear (at least for a moment) and Simon also brought prints! (kind of)

Do a repeat some time in the near future?
Forum: Zeiss Contax 01-28-2013
Replies: 28
Views: 7,698
Posted By DavidKKHansen
The images do look about a stop overexposed, have...

The images do look about a stop overexposed, have you tried that?
Forum: Travel 01-28-2013
Replies: 884
Poll: Berlin?
Views: 93,001
Posted By DavidKKHansen
Wicked, so Tuesday it is! Where exactly is this...

Wicked, so Tuesday it is!

Where exactly is this Anna Koschke place? What about meeting at 19:00?
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 01-25-2013
Replies: 66
Views: 4,875
Posted By DavidKKHansen
Ooooh, elaborate, you hunk!

Ooooh, elaborate, you hunk!
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-25-2013
Replies: 91
Views: 13,428
Posted By DavidKKHansen
Speaking of the 50mm Noctilux...

Speaking of the 50mm Noctilux f/1.2

http://www.photografica.com/product/leica-m-50-1-2-noctilux-11820_51436/

(the price is in Danish kroners... = $40,300 = €30,000)
Forum: Travel 01-25-2013
Replies: 884
Poll: Berlin?
Views: 93,001
Posted By DavidKKHansen
How abouts this Sunday then? Georg suggested a...

How abouts this Sunday then? Georg suggested a place I'm not familiar with, perhaps he can elaborate the location and time?
Forum: Travel 01-23-2013
Replies: 884
Poll: Berlin?
Views: 93,001
Posted By DavidKKHansen
Actually may I add a third requirement: The bar...

Actually may I add a third requirement: The bar must be relatively well lit, in the rare instance that one of us maybe, maybe might bring a print along to the meet. Just a thought... I am allowed to...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-22-2013
Replies: 349
Views: 44,016
Posted By DavidKKHansen
Isn't the 40mm a fish-eye sort of lens?

Isn't the 40mm a fish-eye sort of lens?
Forum: Travel 01-22-2013
Replies: 884
Poll: Berlin?
Views: 93,001
Posted By DavidKKHansen
Simon says we must meet. So meet we...

Simon says we must meet. So meet we will.

First: Which bar? Preferably one without TVs or noisy Ausländers.

Second: Which day of the week? Why not on a Wednesday: it's the day furthest from the...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-13-2013
Replies: 31
Views: 15,344
Posted By DavidKKHansen
What's crank-rash? Is that the scratches you get...

What's crank-rash? Is that the scratches you get on the top plate where the crank may come into contact?
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-12-2013
Replies: 51
Views: 4,566
Posted By DavidKKHansen
Here's an M6 sold at WestLicht auctions,...

Here's an M6 sold at WestLicht auctions, apparently original shrink wrapped. It went for €1800.

http://www.westlicht-auction.com/index.php?f=popup&id=206958&_ssl=off#206958
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-12-2013
Replies: 51
Views: 4,566
Posted By DavidKKHansen
If I had the spare cash, I wouldn't mind buying...

If I had the spare cash, I wouldn't mind buying it and have it serviced with a CLA and an MP finder. Only because the camera is made in the same year I was born and then I'd be the first and only...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-09-2013
Replies: 349
Views: 44,016
Posted By DavidKKHansen
Shinya Arimoto...

Shinya Arimoto (http:[email protected]/) uses a flash a lot on his SWC. His camera has been featured on Tokyo Camera Style often.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-08-2013
Replies: 55
Views: 4,129
Posted By DavidKKHansen
It has been done (from Thorsten Overgaard's...

It has been done (from Thorsten Overgaard's page):

http://www.overgaard.dk/thorstenovergaardcom_copyrighted_graphics/MM2.JPG

http://www.overgaard.dk/thorstenovergaardcom_copyrighted_graphics/MM1.JPG
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 01-04-2013
Replies: 66
Views: 4,875
Posted By DavidKKHansen
Haha, so it's BYOB then? I'll drop by...

Haha, so it's BYOB then? I'll drop by regardless, don't want to miss this.
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 01-03-2013
Replies: 66
Views: 4,875
Posted By DavidKKHansen
Free drinkies at the vernissage? :D

Free drinkies at the vernissage? :D
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-09-2012
Replies: 28
Views: 4,752
Posted By DavidKKHansen
The Nikon SC-28 sticks off to the left side. It...

The Nikon SC-28 sticks off to the left side. It is less likely to get in the way of the rangefinder, but can sometimes get in the way of the regular viewfinder.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-08-2012
Replies: 16
Views: 2,201
Posted By DavidKKHansen
For most of this year my solution to wide angle...

For most of this year my solution to wide angle scale focussing has been the Zeiss Ikon SW; The M mount camera without a rangefinder. I used the Voigtländer 25mm f/4 with a Zeiss 25/28 viewfinder. ...
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 12-08-2012
Replies: 91
Views: 11,509
Posted By DavidKKHansen
I recently had problems with my Zeiss Ikon SW and...

I recently had problems with my Zeiss Ikon SW and contacted Zeiss to inquire where I should send my camera to. I was told to send it to Zeiss in Germany, as it is a Zeiss camera officially. Their...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-07-2012
Replies: 28
Views: 4,752
Posted By DavidKKHansen
Robert, the information you provided is worth...

Robert, the information you provided is worth gold! Any mysteries about using flash on an M7 is now clarified, especially the jungle of the Metz system! It also makes sense that you can use Nikon...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-07-2012
Replies: 28
Views: 4,752
Posted By DavidKKHansen
Thank you everyone with your responses! Once I...

Thank you everyone with your responses! Once I get the M7, I will head down to the Leica store in Berlin and see if I can try a SF 24 on it and see how I feel about it. Maybe I can use the Nikon...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-07-2012
Replies: 28
Views: 4,752
Posted By DavidKKHansen
Right, and here I was thinking that TTL flash and...

Right, and here I was thinking that TTL flash and Autoflash were the same thing? Also, I completely forgot about pre-flashing... sounds rather annoying when you want to shoot quickly, which I...
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 12-07-2012
Replies: 91
Views: 11,509
Posted By DavidKKHansen
Yeah, and they stopped production of the SW...

Yeah, and they stopped production of the SW cameras around April of 2011. They can be had for cheap new these days, seems like many retailers are pricing the remaining SW's at retail price.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-07-2012
Replies: 28
Views: 4,752
Posted By DavidKKHansen
Brilliant information, thanks! Do you have any...

Brilliant information, thanks!

Do you have any experience using any of the compatible flashes off-camera with a cable? Any cable that supports TTL flash metering?
(I can already shoot flash...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-07-2012
Replies: 28
Views: 4,752
Posted By DavidKKHansen
Lightbulb Leica M7 with TTL flash

I've been using a Nikon SB-900 flash with a Zeiss Ikon SW camera (the one without rangefinder) for a while and have no trouble using manual flash settings for flash exposure. The Ikon SW is...
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 12-07-2012
Replies: 91
Views: 11,509
Posted By DavidKKHansen
Zeiss is known to be a optical company, not a...

Zeiss is known to be a optical company, not a camera maker. They haven't made a camera in decades (the M-mount Zeiss Ikon is made by Cosina after all).

I get the impression that selling lenses for...
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 12-07-2012
Replies: 91
Views: 11,509
Posted By DavidKKHansen
Probably around when it's no longer obtainable...

Probably around when it's no longer obtainable new from retailers, will the used prices go up 10%. It's a great camera, but not something that sells like hot cakes.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-04-2012
Replies: 66
Views: 14,684
Posted By DavidKKHansen
In case someone missed it, here it...

In case someone missed it, here it is:

http://www.paulcoatesphoto.com/2012/10/review-leica-m7-with-the-35mm-summicron.html
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-27-2012
Replies: 7,879
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Posted By DavidKKHansen
Nice placement of the filter ;)

Nice placement of the filter ;)
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-17-2012
Replies: 37
Views: 3,956
Posted By DavidKKHansen
I'm currently in Berlin, so I contacted Leica HQ...

I'm currently in Berlin, so I contacted Leica HQ directly. They said I could either send the camera to Solms myself, or go through an official dealer in Berlin. They have all the parts in stock for...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-16-2012
Replies: 37
Views: 3,956
Posted By DavidKKHansen
By coincidence I e-mailed Leica last week if they...

By coincidence I e-mailed Leica last week if they can do the conversion, and yes, you just send your MP camera to them and they get back to you with a price quote. I'm also one of the few people...
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