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Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 06-26-2015
Replies: 8
Views: 750
Posted By axiom
Also is adjustable brightness important? say for...

Also is adjustable brightness important?
say for recovering highlight in slides, and shadow in negatives?
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 06-26-2015
Replies: 8
Views: 750
Posted By axiom
That's important to know. Thanks. What would be...

That's important to know. Thanks.

What would be a recommended light table with Ra95 and bright enough?
It appears that the brighter the broad is, the harder it is to get a high Ra index.
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 06-26-2015
Replies: 8
Views: 750
Posted By axiom
I do that there are some fancy drafting boards...

I do that there are some fancy drafting boards with RA100, RA95 etc... rating.

Would you mind elaborating further on their influence in scanning?
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 06-26-2015
Replies: 8
Views: 750
Posted By axiom
Those who scan using a digital camera...

Those of you who scan film using a digital camera. What color temperature and lumix is your light source?

I plan to get a light table for the purpose of scanning. On one hand, I am attempted by...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-04-2015
Replies: 2
Views: 465
Posted By axiom
Hallo Thomas, it was a great pleasure to meet you...

Hallo Thomas,
it was a great pleasure to meet you too.

I understand your point.
If the photographer lacks experiences with my cameras, then I hope he can be my "tripod + self timer" combo.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-04-2015
Replies: 2
Views: 465
Posted By axiom
Search: Wedding photographer from Heidelberg

Hallo,

out of desperation, I am posting this Search notice on RFF here.
I am looking for a photographer who could shoot a simple Standesamt wedding in Heidelberg in the morning of 03.07.

I would...
Forum: Travel 05-31-2015
Replies: 50
Views: 4,275
Posted By axiom
Thank Georg for organizing this RFF Euromeet...

Thank Georg for organizing this RFF Euromeet 2015.
Your effort is appreciated and will be remembered!

Hope to see you + other participants in the future again..
Forum: Travel 05-25-2015
Replies: 50
Views: 4,275
Posted By axiom
Great picks. See you there.

Great picks.
See you there.
Forum: Travel 05-09-2015
Replies: 50
Views: 4,275
Posted By axiom
Kulturebrauerei is what I would suggest for...

Kulturebrauerei is what I would suggest for drinks and chillout.
http://www.heidelberger-kulturbrauerei.de/en/
But I find the food there mediocre.
For food, I would recommend Alt Hendesse.
The walk...
Forum: Travel 05-09-2015
Replies: 50
Views: 4,275
Posted By axiom
if you are looking for a good German restaurant,...

if you are looking for a good German restaurant, I recommend:
Alt Hendesse
Mühltalstr. 4
69121 Heidelberg
Germany

It is Handschuhsheim, another beautiful old town worth checking out.
Make...
Forum: Travel 04-30-2015
Replies: 50
Views: 4,275
Posted By axiom
On the night of 30th, there will be a night...

On the night of 30th, there will be a night fleamarket at Marstall in old town.
Starting at 17:00.
Forum: Travel 04-26-2015
Replies: 50
Views: 4,275
Posted By axiom
A ice-cream parlor recommendation: go to...

A ice-cream parlor recommendation:
go to gelato-Go on mainstreet. I would rank it the best in Heidelberg.
Forum: Travel 04-22-2015
Replies: 50
Views: 4,275
Posted By axiom
Cafe Gundel, there was I again today. Wonderful...

Cafe Gundel, there was I again today.
Wonderful cakes.
Enough indoor room for a big party, and also patio outside when the sun shines.
Forum: Travel 04-07-2015
Replies: 50
Views: 4,275
Posted By axiom
I am local. A couple of points I can suggest...

I am local.

A couple of points I can suggest already:
Philosophy trail -
http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Philosophenweg_%28Heidelberg%29

Amphitheater...
Forum: Travel 03-27-2015
Replies: 65
Views: 4,931
Posted By axiom
Better do it sooner rather than later. The leads...

Better do it sooner rather than later.
The leads probably will stay being the leads whether this poll is `finished' or not.
Forum: Travel 03-27-2015
Replies: 65
Views: 4,931
Posted By axiom
How about creating a new poll from only the top...

How about creating a new poll from only the top 2-3 choices from here, and give it a definitive run-time.
Same thing for the `When' poll.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-13-2015
Replies: 13
Views: 1,902
Posted By axiom
the LHSA version was black paint, not black chrome

the LHSA version was black paint, not black chrome
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 03-06-2015
Replies: 58
Views: 3,896
Posted By axiom
Any more info on the lenses? Were they designed...

Any more info on the lenses?
Were they designed by Fujifilm?

Did Hasselblad contribute anything other than rebranding?

tell us more about your factory visit please.
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 03-06-2015
Replies: 58
Views: 3,896
Posted By axiom
Isn't such a big camera quite noticeable on the...

Isn't such a big camera quite noticeable on the streets?
Forum: Travel 02-17-2015
Replies: 65
Views: 4,931
Posted By axiom
Heidelberg, Germany

Heidelberg, Germany
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-31-2014
Replies: 3
Views: 605
Posted By axiom
Super heavy. An alum body is easier to handle

Super heavy.
An alum body is easier to handle
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 05-29-2014
Replies: 13
Views: 2,844
Posted By axiom
Is the ZI actually smaller than the M9?

Is the ZI actually smaller than the M9?
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-28-2014
Replies: 265
Views: 20,018
Posted By axiom
Noctilux (f/1) was what got me into the Leica M...

Noctilux (f/1) was what got me into the Leica M world. However, soon after I am totally immersed into Leica, I got rid of the Noctilux.
There are simply other aspects of Leica that I enjoy more.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-24-2014
Replies: 2
Views: 905
Posted By axiom
Who went to Leitz Park open house 24/05/2014

I have never seen so many Leica cameras in my life before. The open house was totally packed with people, people carrying all sorts of special Leica.
So! Were you there?

What have you bought? One of...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 05-08-2014
Replies: 50
Views: 9,547
Posted By axiom
Do you mean the original fresnel screen or a real...

Do you mean the original fresnel screen or a real piece of ground glass?

I don't think 2,8F comes with a real piece of glass. Did you later swap it?

I wonder how do the original fresnel screen and...
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 05-04-2014
Replies: 75
Views: 5,963
Posted By axiom
Half-frame? Yes, I would like this idea on 120...

Half-frame?
Yes, I would like this idea on 120 rolls.
Otherwise, 72 shots/prints is really too many.
Forum: CSC : Digital Compact System Cameras - 04-26-2014
Replies: 179
Views: 14,626
Posted By axiom
Thumbs up Thumbs up!

Thumbs up!
Forum: CSC : Digital Compact System Cameras - 04-25-2014
Replies: 12
Views: 1,101
Posted By axiom
noun: a tiny amount or part of...

noun:
a tiny amount or part of something.

example:
the rules have not been altered one jot or tittle since.

Source: Oxford dictionary
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-10-2014
Replies: 36
Views: 2,032
Posted By axiom
I do as Range does. The biggest challenge is...

I do as Range does.

The biggest challenge is when I am using a (say) 21mm without another finder. I would tell the person exactly how and where to point the camera, and ignore the view finder...
Forum: Leica Q / T / X Series 03-30-2014
Replies: 2
Views: 826
Posted By axiom
Or does the CM have some secret configurations...

Or does the CM have some secret configurations hidden in the menu like Contax T3?
Forum: Leica Q / T / X Series 03-29-2014
Replies: 2
Views: 826
Posted By axiom
Question Leica CM zoom - prefocus??

Does the Leica CM zoom prefocus or not?

I am aware of that the 1st batch of Leica CM (fixed lens) did not have prefocus and later batches have prefocus, or the 1st batch that went back to Leica for...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-19-2014
Replies: 80
Views: 6,347
Posted By axiom
My mind translated `unrealistic' to the...

My mind translated `unrealistic' to the diminishing future of film, which may not be as it is originally intended.

If your daughter turns out to not like cooking, would you consider passing your...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-18-2014
Replies: 80
Views: 6,347
Posted By axiom
Very well said.

Very well said.
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 03-18-2014
Replies: 64
Views: 7,066
Posted By axiom
Is there a bluetooth version?

Is there a bluetooth version?
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-17-2014
Replies: 52
Views: 5,976
Posted By axiom
Would DM or Rossmann take 127 format?

Would DM or Rossmann take 127 format?
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 03-17-2014
Replies: 37
Views: 3,213
Posted By axiom
I am facing a similar decision. I have my...

I am facing a similar decision.
I have my candidate cameras in my inventory already, so I need to make the right selection.

The selection I had in mind was a Rolleiflex2.8 and a 21mm on R4A. The...
Forum: Hardware / Computers / Drives / etc 03-16-2014
Replies: 2
Views: 709
Posted By axiom
Any slimmer option available?

Any slimmer option available?
Forum: Hardware / Computers / Drives / etc 03-16-2014
Replies: 2
Views: 709
Posted By axiom
Electric self timer?

Does there exist an electric self timer that screws into the standard shutter hole and allows you to set the delay time? or even better, with a remote to trigger?
Forum: Photo Software 03-14-2014
Replies: 2
Views: 869
Posted By axiom
Vuescan results look different from preview

When I am using Vuescan, I always adjust the colour so that it looks good from preview before the actual scan. After everything is adjusted to look perfect, the resulting files always look different...
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 12-04-2013
Replies: 44
Views: 4,115
Posted By axiom
Thanks for sharing

Thanks for sharing
Forum: RFF Polls 11-29-2013
Replies: 55
Views: 4,646
Posted By axiom
Leica T typ701

Leica T typ701
Forum: RFF Polls 11-28-2013
Replies: 55
Views: 4,646
Posted By axiom
Where is Leica M typ240?

Where is Leica M typ240?
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-06-2013
Replies: 64
Views: 5,378
Posted By axiom
No exp. on typ240, but on M9/8.. Yes sir!

No exp. on typ240, but on M9/8..

Yes sir!
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-06-2013
Replies: 64
Views: 5,378
Posted By axiom
Yup, and clutter the LCD menu instead...

Yup, and clutter the LCD menu instead...
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-15-2013
Replies: 58
Views: 4,340
Posted By axiom
Where is a sleeping bag and a tent? Do not skip...

Where is a sleeping bag and a tent?
Do not skip those national parks in the middle: Grand Canyon, Yellow Stone, Bryce, Zion, Rocky Mountains, Antelope etc...
Forum: Digital Compacts 08-31-2013
Replies: 21
Views: 2,979
Posted By axiom
Sony QX100?

Sony QX100?
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-17-2013
Replies: 40
Views: 2,964
Posted By axiom
I'll check back when it has a full frame...

I'll check back when it has a full frame sensor.
I can take monochrome, screen less
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 08-16-2013
Replies: 26
Views: 4,794
Posted By axiom
Other than the history it bares, does the ...

Other than the history it bares, does the Luftwaffen Eigentum carry any mechanical differences or advantages over a civilian model?
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 05-05-2013
Replies: 65
Views: 3,932
Posted By axiom
I have heard something like this. It was from...

I have heard something like this. It was from Aladin
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 05-05-2013
Replies: 64
Views: 13,072
Posted By axiom
Thanks for the info. Jan. This is very helpful. I...

Thanks for the info. Jan.
This is very helpful. I think I will bring some slides for my trip then.

Would you happen to know the printing cost for slides?
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-04-2013
Replies: 88
Views: 8,091
Posted By axiom
Can I get prints for E6 developments? Do they do...

Can I get prints for E6 developments?
Do they do BW for the same cost?
How about 120 size?
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 05-03-2013
Replies: 129
Views: 8,221
Posted By axiom
You are using 100% of the lens that you pay for...

You are using 100% of the lens that you pay for rather than just 50%.
Why pay say $2000 for a lens, then only use $1000 of it?
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-03-2013
Replies: 20
Views: 1,566
Posted By axiom
The fact that the banding appears uniform, my...

The fact that the banding appears uniform, my guess is sluggish shutter. Try to fire the shutter a slow speed and look at the curtains move, see if you notice any sluggish movements.
It is just a...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 05-03-2013
Replies: 64
Views: 13,072
Posted By axiom
How about silver BW? How about 120? I am trying...

How about silver BW?
How about 120?
I am trying to decide what film to bring for my coming up Europe trip.
135/120?
C41/E6/silver?

Can I assume that the development costs and print costs are all the...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 05-03-2013
Replies: 64
Views: 13,072
Posted By axiom
Thanks for the answer Jan, It is reassuring to...

Thanks for the answer Jan,

It is reassuring to hear that there is nothing intrinsic about colour film being inferior (as it could have been hinted by Bill's post).

Slide projection is inconvenient...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 05-03-2013
Replies: 64
Views: 13,072
Posted By axiom
Thanks for the response Roger. A lot of your...

Thanks for the response Roger.
A lot of your reasoning of not shooting colour film is because of its challenges in printing. Other than your belief of composition/content being sufficient for a good...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 05-03-2013
Replies: 64
Views: 13,072
Posted By axiom
Cared to explain why? I am asking because I'd...

Cared to explain why?
I am asking because I'd like to know more (ie. I am not trying to be sarcastic).
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 05-01-2013
Replies: 101
Views: 16,032
Posted By axiom
I guess that justifies the acquisition. ps. On...

I guess that justifies the acquisition.

ps. On the other hand, I am on the extreme end of the other side of the spectrum.
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 05-01-2013
Replies: 101
Views: 16,032
Posted By axiom
When is this new bag gonna be in the Classifieds?

When is this new bag gonna be in the Classifieds?
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-01-2013
Replies: 8
Views: 1,234
Posted By axiom
Could someone explain why Fujifilm doesn't honour...

Could someone explain why Fujifilm doesn't honour Fujifilm prepaid envelopes but some other lab does?
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-29-2013
Replies: 3
Views: 667
Posted By axiom
Kodak Film under Pensioners?

http://www.kodak.com/ek/US/en/Kodak_Announces_Comprehensive_Settlement_with_U.K._Pension_Plan_Moving_Kodak_toward_Exit_from_Chapter_11.htm

With Kodak's film division falling under the control of a...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-23-2013
Replies: 121
Views: 7,851
Posted By axiom
I wonder how's the lens length defined if it...

I wonder how's the lens length defined if it isn't detachable.

not that it actually matters to me, but I am glad that Rolleiflex's seem to be safe.
Forum: Large Format Film RF 04-15-2013
Replies: 200
Views: 26,810
Posted By axiom
40,000 sheets per year, that's about 4,000 sheets...

40,000 sheets per year, that's about 4,000 sheets per month...
Forum: RFF Polls 04-09-2013
Replies: 37
Views: 3,279
Posted By axiom
Guys, do you think ALL your problems/wishes can...

Guys, do you think ALL your problems/wishes can be solved by silicon film?
Simply prey for this never existed legendary animal to come back to...
Forum: Film vs Digital 04-08-2013
Replies: 5
Views: 556
Posted By axiom
Toronto Image Work. Prices are right. Good...

Toronto Image Work.


Prices are right. Good varieties. People are patient.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-08-2013
Replies: 16
Views: 1,528
Posted By axiom
How much would it be to get CVS scan and/or...

How much would it be to get CVS scan and/or print?
Any of them do E6?

My experience with Shoppers Drugmart (Canadian equivalent of CVS) has been mediocre: Mottling, slid scan, and worst of all -...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 04-08-2013
Replies: 106
Views: 5,366
Posted By axiom
"A single picture cannot tell a story" is...

"A single picture cannot tell a story" is equivalent to "There does not exist a single picture that can tell a story", and its negation is "There exists a single picture that can tell a story".

In...
Forum: Sony NEX APS-C format 04-07-2013
Replies: 29
Views: 7,756
Posted By axiom
Phase detection AF?

Phase detection AF?
Forum: Large Format Film RF 04-05-2013
Replies: 200
Views: 26,810
Posted By axiom
How soon the camera will be in production?

How soon the camera will be in production?
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 04-04-2013
Replies: 44
Views: 2,728
Posted By axiom
First world's problem.. Sigh~

First world's problem..


Sigh~
Forum: Large Format Film RF 04-03-2013
Replies: 200
Views: 26,810
Posted By axiom
A folding 8x10 with some movement would be...

A folding 8x10 with some movement would be cool.

The only route I may get into large format is via The Impossible Film. With a 8x10 camera, I can get some instant shots at a dinner and start getting...
Forum: Large Format Film RF 04-02-2013
Replies: 200
Views: 26,810
Posted By axiom
By the way, they can consider printing those...

By the way, they can consider printing those cameras rather than moulding them.
Forum: Large Format Film RF 04-02-2013
Replies: 200
Views: 26,810
Posted By axiom
No way! they have 8x10. All they need to do is...

No way! they have 8x10. All they need to do is cut their 8x10 stock in quarters. No?

ps. I am not doing that on my own
Forum: Large Format Film RF 04-02-2013
Replies: 200
Views: 26,810
Posted By axiom
Now if the impossible project will make me some...

Now if the impossible project will make me some 4x5 films...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 04-01-2013
Replies: 85
Views: 7,536
Posted By axiom
Ektar 100 too please

Ektar 100 too please
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 03-27-2013
Replies: 20
Views: 1,625
Posted By axiom
This is a good question. I have a ZM lens with a...

This is a good question. I have a ZM lens with a chipped element. Where should I send it to? I am based in the US.
Forum: Travel 03-11-2013
Replies: 39
Views: 2,743
Posted By axiom
I envy them. This is something you can't do when...

I envy them.

This is something you can't do when you are too old.
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 03-10-2013
Replies: 26
Views: 5,388
Posted By axiom
If you use it on M3/M2/MP, the rewind knob grinds...

If you use it on M3/M2/MP, the rewind knob grinds on the threads on the strap, and eventually the threads come undone.

This happens to one of my Leica straps.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 03-06-2013
Replies: 32
Views: 2,268
Posted By axiom
ditto00000

ditto00000
Forum: RFF Polls 02-23-2013
Replies: 37
Views: 3,279
Posted By axiom
an internal generator that you can generate power...

an internal generator that you can generate power by wiggling your thumb like crazy back and forth on that advance lever?
Forum: RFF Polls 02-23-2013
Replies: 37
Views: 3,279
Posted By axiom
If a mechanical one can be quiet, so can an...

If a mechanical one can be quiet, so can an electric one. Just make sure it moves no faster than 5mm/s.
If quietness is the thing, the feature to add would be an user adjustable shutter cocking speed...
Forum: RFF Polls 02-23-2013
Replies: 37
Views: 3,279
Posted By axiom
I think it's been discussed here before. A...

I think it's been discussed here before.
A mechanical lever for cocking an electric shutter is costly (at no benefit) compared to an electrically cocked electric shutter.
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-20-2013
Replies: 6
Views: 750
Posted By axiom
Glass - fix focus at 10 meters. After watching...

Glass - fix focus at 10 meters.

After watching the video, I hope this command is valid.
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 02-20-2013
Replies: 13
Views: 902
Posted By axiom
What's the reason for selling? A final...

What's the reason for selling?
A final realization of 'life is short'?
Forum: Cameras in the Movies / TV / Media 02-03-2013
Replies: 9
Views: 1,248
Posted By axiom
So is Lincoln German owned now? Or is that the...

So is Lincoln German owned now? Or is that the message they wanted us to perceive?
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 01-21-2013
Replies: 5
Views: 909
Posted By axiom
Nokia 808 Pureview...

Nokia 808 Pureview...
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 12-07-2012
Replies: 91
Views: 10,997
Posted By axiom
That would be real nice

That would be real nice
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-05-2012
Replies: 9
Views: 846
Posted By axiom
Incidentally, I haven't, recently, really.

Incidentally, I haven't, recently, really.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-05-2012
Replies: 9
Views: 846
Posted By axiom
WTD: We are snobs in underwear?

http://www.whattheduck.net/sites/default/files/WTD1337.gif
http://www.whattheduck.net/strip/1337
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 12-04-2012
Replies: 37
Views: 2,829
Posted By axiom
Me three...

Me three...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 12-04-2012
Replies: 37
Views: 2,829
Posted By axiom
A Chinese proverb says "Happiness lies in...

A Chinese proverb says "Happiness lies in granting than taking". I am sure you got your share of happiness.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 12-03-2012
Replies: 20
Views: 2,279
Posted By axiom
I was wading through The Narrows at Zion, fell...

I was wading through The Narrows at Zion, fell into a deep hole, My 85yo Leica I together with my body got submerged into water for about 10s until I clumsily climbed back up. Drained the water in...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 12-03-2012
Replies: 23
Views: 1,662
Posted By axiom
Berlebach minipod You can spread the legs wide to...

Berlebach minipod
You can spread the legs wide to those top heavy TLR's.
Wood damps very well.
(I do own both the Leitz tripod and the Berlebach)
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 12-02-2012
Replies: 20
Views: 2,279
Posted By axiom
Of this is the last shot of the camera, then I...

Of this is the last shot of the camera, then I say your camera died beautifully.
It will be remembered.
RIP
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 11-17-2012
Replies: 2
Views: 823
Posted By axiom
I wish there is no CA tax when shop from Amazon

I wish there is no CA tax when shop from Amazon
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-16-2012
Replies: 32
Views: 1,924
Posted By axiom
Do you know if I could swap the VF between an M2...

Do you know if I could swap the VF between an M2 and an M3 (sn 1.1m)?
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 10-12-2012
Replies: 41
Views: 2,748
Posted By axiom
Yes. Got some exotic gears that I don't use often...

Yes. Got some exotic gears that I don't use often (at all). Thinking if I should get rid of them...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 09-17-2012
Replies: 111
Views: 45,749
Posted By axiom
so I guess the new secret ZM will be 25/1.8

so I guess the new secret ZM will be 25/1.8
Forum: Zeiss Contax 07-21-2012
Replies: 35
Views: 5,445
Posted By axiom
I have both the G21 finder and VC metal 21mm...

I have both the G21 finder and VC metal 21mm finder.
The VC one offers bigger and brighter image IMO.
But the G21 feels more contrasty
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-02-2012
Replies: 34
Views: 3,386
Posted By axiom
In case you are interested. I found a Rolleiflex...

In case you are interested.
I found a Rolleiflex Aurum here at a local store for cheap. They probably haven't kept up with the price hike.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-02-2012
Replies: 34
Views: 3,386
Posted By axiom
I own a Rolleiflex Platin and a black Leica MP3...

I own a Rolleiflex Platin and a black Leica MP3 kit.
I use them, shoot with them.

It is a blasphemy when the equipments are made to beautifully, they cannot be used for what they are designed...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-29-2012
Replies: 10
Views: 1,154
Posted By axiom
I dropped my M2 on fine sand and maligned the RF

I dropped my M2 on fine sand and maligned the RF
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-27-2012
Replies: 106
Views: 6,288
Posted By axiom
+1 on that

+1 on that
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-27-2012
Replies: 40
Views: 3,518
Posted By axiom
Reading the snippet in a RSS reader, then click...

Reading the snippet in a RSS reader, then click into the thread to see your avatar....

Priceless
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 06-25-2012
Replies: 14
Views: 1,914
Posted By axiom
What's the net weight of the bag? I like...

What's the net weight of the bag?

I like leather, but always got driven off by its weight.
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-25-2012
Replies: 165
Views: 14,919
Posted By axiom
I've been thinking hard about making it my hobby,...

I've been thinking hard about making it my hobby, i guess not anymore after reading the word 'wrecked'.

ps. Currently owning a T4 camper
Forum: RFF Polls 06-15-2012
Replies: 163
Views: 17,165
Posted By axiom
I don't own/want a TV

I don't own/want a TV
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 06-14-2012
Replies: 3
Views: 955
Posted By axiom
She's tall

She's tall
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-14-2012
Replies: 5
Views: 786
Posted By axiom
Now I wish I'm in the UK

Now I wish I'm in the UK
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 06-14-2012
Replies: 23
Views: 1,919
Posted By axiom
When I use a 28/4 on LTM, I'll most likely scale...

When I use a 28/4 on LTM, I'll most likely scale focus anyway.
Forum: Travel 06-14-2012
Replies: 34
Views: 3,781
Posted By axiom
- = t a g = - Good references here Will check...

- = t a g = -

Good references here
Will check back later
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-13-2012
Replies: 8
Views: 1,078
Posted By axiom
To take colour pictures?

To take colour pictures?
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 06-11-2012
Replies: 265
Views: 37,089
Posted By axiom
does that mean your worry was immature? j/k

does that mean your worry was immature?

j/k
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 06-11-2012
Replies: 265
Views: 37,089
Posted By axiom
But you also have to pick up what he gives......

But you also have to pick up what he gives... that's sometimes annoying.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 06-09-2012
Replies: 265
Views: 37,089
Posted By axiom
this is nice.. feel happy for you

this is nice..
feel happy for you
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-06-2012
Replies: 51
Views: 4,673
Posted By axiom
Rollei Retro 80s

Rollei Retro 80s
Forum: Other RF 06-06-2012
Replies: 6
Views: 1,392
Posted By axiom
Does it need a CLA after every use?

Does it need a CLA after every use?
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 06-05-2012
Replies: 1,086
Views: 199,345
Posted By axiom
4th'd.....

4th'd.....
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 05-29-2012
Replies: 38
Views: 7,386
Posted By axiom
How do you tell which rolleiflex is T* coated?

How do you tell which rolleiflex is T* coated?
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-18-2012
Replies: 74
Views: 13,999
Posted By axiom
Would like to hear what's cheap then

Would like to hear what's cheap then
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-18-2012
Replies: 74
Views: 13,999
Posted By axiom
Thanks, this is helpful

Thanks,
this is helpful
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-15-2012
Replies: 56
Views: 2,584
Posted By axiom
NO I ain't dying yet!!!

NO
I ain't dying yet!!!
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 05-14-2012
Replies: 76
Views: 7,079
Posted By axiom
When I was 23yo, I wouldn't even look into...

When I was 23yo, I wouldn't even look into size/weight..
I changed as I grow older...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 05-14-2012
Replies: 4
Views: 917
Posted By axiom
I wonder if they are made in Germany

I wonder if they are made in Germany
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-10-2012
Replies: 397
Views: 23,852
Posted By axiom
and by the way, the next new Leica lens will...

and by the way, the next new Leica lens will probably be an APO 35mm cron with a $9k price tag (if not more)
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-10-2012
Replies: 397
Views: 23,852
Posted By axiom
Apparently, Leica's pricing scheme is based on...

Apparently, Leica's pricing scheme is based on the supply-demand of the 35luxFLE.
They saw people were willing to pay $7k for the then-new 35luxFLE, so they said, why don't they charge that much to...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-10-2012
Replies: 397
Views: 23,852
Posted By axiom
I like this line

I like this line
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 05-08-2012
Replies: 1,086
Views: 199,345
Posted By axiom
Roll feeding 120/220 without sprocket holes would...

Roll feeding 120/220 without sprocket holes would be challenging.
Scanning an entire roll of 135 is quite time consuming, if it can be automated, that would be quite nice.
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 05-08-2012
Replies: 1,086
Views: 199,345
Posted By axiom
I would want a roll film feeder that automates...

I would want a roll film feeder that automates the scanning process
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 05-07-2012
Replies: 1,086
Views: 199,345
Posted By axiom
Not bundling with any scanning software may help...

Not bundling with any scanning software may help lower the cost.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-07-2012
Replies: 88
Views: 8,328
Posted By axiom
so that people "upgrade" from colour to...

so that people "upgrade" from colour to monochrome (rather than compromising due to saving)
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-06-2012
Replies: 9
Views: 1,055
Posted By axiom
That's alright.. in the end all 35mm SLR mounts...

That's alright.. in the end all 35mm SLR mounts will die.
Who needs a mirrorbox in their camera?
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 05-04-2012
Replies: 2
Views: 629
Posted By axiom
A very ingenious feature

A very ingenious feature
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-26-2012
Replies: 45
Views: 3,872
Posted By axiom
Looks weather sealed... not

Looks weather sealed... not
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-26-2012
Replies: 23
Views: 2,018
Posted By axiom
In 100 years, all our Solms Leica's will be collectable

I predict in about 100 years, all our Solms stamped/engraved Leica's will fetch collector...
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-25-2012
Replies: 23
Views: 2,550
Posted By axiom
Where are my old shoe laces?

Where are my old shoe laces?
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 04-21-2012
Replies: 6
Views: 1,110
Posted By axiom
Nando, How did your If + slow speed project go?

Nando,

How did your If + slow speed project go?
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 04-17-2012
Replies: 136
Views: 12,668
Posted By axiom
Looks like Leica runs out of M9 sensors, and...

Looks like Leica runs out of M9 sensors, and needs some cool replacement rather badly.
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 04-10-2012
Replies: 1
Views: 1,448
Posted By axiom
Wanted: MTF charts + distortion curve for GF670W

Has anyone have in possession of GF670W's MTF charts that can share?
I'd love to know more about the lens than its construction.
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-09-2012
Replies: 8
Views: 680
Posted By axiom
Is it legal to carry an opened bottle on the...

Is it legal to carry an opened bottle on the street?
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-06-2012
Replies: 34
Views: 3,336
Posted By axiom
Perhaps it was a way to smuggle the pictures?

Perhaps it was a way to smuggle the pictures?
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-06-2012
Replies: 14
Views: 1,440
Posted By axiom
Been there. They only have junks for astronomical...

Been there.
They only have junks for astronomical prices.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-05-2012
Replies: 26
Views: 2,358
Posted By axiom
The other thing is the rewind lever. It has a...

The other thing is the rewind lever.
It has a longer arm found in earlier model.
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 04-05-2012
Replies: 613
Views: 91,923
Posted By axiom
Hi Christian, Could you check the order status...

Hi Christian,

Could you check the order status for MSG-430-13030 for me please?
The link came with the email no longer works

Thanks,
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 04-04-2012
Replies: 613
Views: 91,923
Posted By axiom
I like the old method better.

I like the old method better.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-15-2012
Replies: 8
Views: 1,078
Posted By axiom
Good info. Thanks!

Good info.
Thanks!
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-15-2012
Replies: 8
Views: 1,078
Posted By axiom
How to combine BW images into colour

With a BW-only M10 around the corner, I wonder how one combines BW images into a colour photo.

I recall having seen some century old colour photos taken with BW films and various colour filter, then...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-15-2012
Replies: 88
Views: 8,328
Posted By axiom
As long as it does 1080p video w audio and costs...

As long as it does 1080p video w audio and costs less than2000$
I m ok
Forum: Leica M240 aka Leica M10, M-P, M60 03-14-2012
Replies: 104
Views: 7,772
Posted By axiom
$1000 price tag with 1080p video please (w audio)

$1000 price tag with 1080p video please (w audio)
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-06-2012
Replies: 17
Views: 2,632
Posted By axiom
The other question would be, does it not have a...

The other question would be, does it not have a bayer filter at all?
If so, I don't need to think about the Sigma DP1m anymore, this 808 is in practice a foveon cam .... (with a bunch of other...
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-04-2012
Replies: 17
Views: 2,632
Posted By axiom
My question would be, is the 1080 or 720 video...

My question would be, is the 1080 or 720 video also down sampled.
If they are, I think I willbe getting this cam, which interestingly has a cellphone feature built in
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 03-04-2012
Replies: 12
Views: 1,267
Posted By axiom
to us our lens glass is more valuable than...

to us
our lens glass is more valuable than anything

to her
the photography gear is a 2nd rate citizen
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-27-2012
Replies: 7
Views: 706
Posted By axiom
What Leica dot? MP?

What Leica dot?
MP?
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 02-23-2012
Replies: 26
Views: 2,682
Posted By axiom
agreed the look of self confidence and proudness...

agreed

the look of self confidence and proudness heavily contradicts with the camera colour
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 02-23-2012
Replies: 26
Views: 2,682
Posted By axiom
what was it?

what was it?
Forum: RFF Polls 02-12-2012
Replies: 311
Views: 52,504
Posted By axiom
OM-D for sure no question about it

OM-D for sure
no question about it
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-10-2012
Replies: 17
Views: 1,094
Posted By axiom
If you downsize it that much, Google Plus is free...

If you downsize it that much, Google Plus is free for unlimited # of pix.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-09-2012
Replies: 13
Views: 1,642
Posted By axiom
what t00k them so long? for something to be done...

what t00k them so long?
for something to be done a decade ago....
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-06-2012
Replies: 0
Views: 368
Posted By axiom
W/NW Special Edition gears

http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5301/5655643665_053838abb9_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/axio/5655643665)
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 02-06-2012
Replies: 613
Views: 91,923
Posted By axiom
I wonder if you could process/scan 70mm film as...

I wonder if you could process/scan 70mm film as well..
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 01-31-2012
Replies: 613
Views: 91,923
Posted By axiom
I got 100ft of 70mm film over the xmas (here at...

I got 100ft of 70mm film over the xmas (here at RFF). I will be spooling it onto 120/220 spools.
I haven't tested how big my roll can grow inside a camera, but my guessimation says about 40 shots of...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 01-31-2012
Replies: 613
Views: 91,923
Posted By axiom
What if I spool myself a super long roll of 220?...

What if I spool myself a super long roll of 220? Like a roll that takes 30 6x6 frames. Would it be the same cost?
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 01-27-2012
Replies: 11
Views: 1,934
Posted By axiom
i use berlebach mini tripod

i use berlebach mini tripod
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 01-24-2012
Replies: 9
Views: 734
Posted By axiom
colourrrrr

colourrrrr
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 01-21-2012
Replies: 16
Views: 1,465
Posted By axiom
nice. Location?

nice. Location?
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 01-20-2012
Replies: 430
Views: 37,728
Posted By axiom
it may be subjective but *EVERY* modern dedicated...

it may be subjective
but *EVERY* modern dedicated remote release today is an ugly blob APS plastic with a funky ?stylish? (so they think) button.

I'd rather carry a goodol cable than that blob of...
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 01-20-2012
Replies: 430
Views: 37,728
Posted By axiom
+1 (ten characters)

+1 (ten characters)
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 01-18-2012
Replies: 2
Views: 835
Posted By axiom
There is a G-mount to m43 mount adapter on the...

There is a G-mount to m43 mount adapter on the Classifieds
Forum: RFF Polls 01-14-2012
Replies: 74
Poll: Gas
Views: 9,437
Posted By axiom
What does "it" refer to btw?

What does "it" refer to btw?
Forum: RFF Polls 01-14-2012
Replies: 74
Poll: Gas
Views: 9,437
Posted By axiom
I had it But now I declared myself cured

I had it
But now I declared myself cured
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 01-12-2012
Replies: 11
Views: 1,267
Posted By axiom
If I am to make a guess as to why there is no...

If I am to make a guess as to why there is no standard FL (80mm) sonnar,
I would say it is the issue of the in lens shutter.
Pressumming the shutter would have to be placed after the triplet. Either...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 01-12-2012
Replies: 11
Views: 1,267
Posted By axiom
That's not an explanation as to why the taking...

That's not an explanation as to why the taking lens cannot be sonnar.
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 01-12-2012
Replies: 11
Views: 1,267
Posted By axiom
tele rolleiflex j/k I get your point. Yes, it...

tele rolleiflex

j/k
I get your point. Yes, it would be nice to get a 80/2.0 sonnar
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 01-12-2012
Replies: 25
Views: 8,083
Posted By axiom
Rolleiflex Platinum...

Rolleiflex Platinum Edition

http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5267/5655666399_ec9c38d5cf_z.jpg
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 01-10-2012
Replies: 613
Views: 91,923
Posted By axiom
My apology! It is my mistake that my cdrom...

My apology!

It is my mistake that my cdrom errors out, hence didn't read the CD's fully.
Everything is fine now.
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 01-10-2012
Replies: 613
Views: 91,923
Posted By axiom
btw, why not just use 2 DVD's or some ftp...

btw, why not just use 2 DVD's or some ftp download instead?
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 01-10-2012
Replies: 613
Views: 91,923
Posted By axiom
I just received my order back, however I am...

I just received my order back, however I am missing some scans
I received 12 CD's, but I think I am missing 2 CD's for my medium format strip.

Also, there is no invoice in the box, nor break down of...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-09-2012
Replies: 68
Views: 5,492
Posted By axiom
21mm + 50mm period

21mm + 50mm period
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-29-2011
Replies: 2
Views: 612
Posted By axiom
my dog would love that

my dog would love that
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 12-27-2011
Replies: 613
Views: 91,923
Posted By axiom
Agree.....

Agree.....
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-19-2011
Replies: 33
Views: 4,729
Posted By axiom
I can't help but think their gorgeous smiles are...

I can't help but think their gorgeous smiles are pretentious. Just like everything else you see from your TV, they are fake.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-19-2011
Replies: 33
Views: 4,729
Posted By axiom
lol chimping made possible or perhaps they were...

lol
chimping made possible

or perhaps they were discussing the film dial?
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-18-2011
Replies: 84
Views: 4,418
Posted By axiom
I've been checking the 2011 Christmas Giveaway...

I've been checking the 2011 Christmas Giveaway thread for it all day. None available.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-18-2011
Replies: 84
Views: 4,418
Posted By axiom
a girlfriend

a girlfriend
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-17-2011
Replies: 46
Views: 4,364
Posted By axiom
My eye glasses are Zeiss glass lenses on Zeiss...

My eye glasses are Zeiss glass lenses on Zeiss frame. The glasses have some shatter protection so when it breaks, it cracks like a car windshield and stay together.
I have dropped it on concrete...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 12-15-2011
Replies: 45
Views: 7,565
Posted By axiom
Conclusion: NEX7 has a sensor that has higher...

Conclusion:
NEX7 has a sensor that has higher resolving power than that of M9.

Is that something hard to admit?
Forum: RFF Polls 12-14-2011
Replies: 47
Views: 9,296
Posted By axiom
The most common non-researched question on RFF is...

The most common non-researched question on RFF is gotta be "Most common non-researched question on RFF?".

no offence
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 12-12-2011
Replies: 12
Views: 1,924
Posted By axiom
Ha. very good!

Ha. very good!
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 12-12-2011
Replies: 12
Views: 1,924
Posted By axiom
looks like an M9 to me

looks like an M9 to me
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-11-2011
Replies: 3
Views: 1,193
Posted By axiom
I think I bought mine for $50usd

I think I bought mine for $50usd
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-08-2011
Replies: 17
Views: 2,333
Posted By axiom
needs flash player....

needs flash player....
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-07-2011
Replies: 18
Views: 1,829
Posted By axiom
That sounds like you had had an awful school...

That sounds like you had had an awful school life. Partly probably because you had been a good student.
My sympathy.
Being in school means that one is free from any responsibility and work, with the...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-06-2011
Replies: 18
Views: 1,829
Posted By axiom
school is the funnest part of life, after then it...

school is the funnest part of life, after then it only comes stress, responsibility, and cruelty of the reality.
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-06-2011
Replies: 18
Views: 1,829
Posted By axiom
dayoffs suck, especially in a rainy cold day go...

dayoffs suck, especially in a rainy cold day

go warm yourself up in a coffeeshop

ps.
would you by chance be in amsterdam?
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-06-2011
Replies: 5
Views: 699
Posted By axiom
I like the pretty reindeer

I like the pretty reindeer
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-05-2011
Replies: 26
Views: 2,231
Posted By axiom
I suspect the MP jam is just gears getting stuck...

I suspect the MP jam is just gears getting stuck or knocked out of alignment.
If you are brave, I would suggest opening it yourself to see if you can fix it yourself.
If you can fix it yourself,...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-05-2011
Replies: 26
Views: 2,231
Posted By axiom
If you send it to NJ, they will send it to Solms...

If you send it to NJ, they will send it to Solms on your behave.

My Leicavit ended in Solms via NJ.

A.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-04-2011
Replies: 26
Views: 2,231
Posted By axiom
Had similar problem with my MP3 Solms was the...

Had similar problem with my MP3
Solms was the only way. Turn around was about 2 months
Forum: RFF News 12-01-2011
Replies: 5
Views: 1,244
Posted By axiom
Time w/o RFF was difficult

Checking RFF multiple times a day has already become part of my life. It was really difficult when RFF wasn't around.
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