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Forum: Sony NEX / Full Frame Alpha non DSLR Cameras 2 Hours Ago
Replies: 31
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Posted By EdwardKaraa
I always kept it at the lowest setting. With my...

I always kept it at the lowest setting. With my high contrast ZM lenses the EVF would light like a Christmas tree at anything higher :)
Forum: Sony NEX / Full Frame Alpha non DSLR Cameras 4 Hours Ago
Replies: 31
Views: 570
Posted By EdwardKaraa
Oh, regarding focus peaking, I personally find it...

Oh, regarding focus peaking, I personally find it next to useless. It is much better to turn it off, and rely on image magnification for critical focus. On the M, it is more precise than the A7, in...
Forum: Sony NEX / Full Frame Alpha non DSLR Cameras 4 Hours Ago
Replies: 31
Views: 570
Posted By EdwardKaraa
I used an A7 for 3 months while my M9 was having...

I used an A7 for 3 months while my M9 was having a sensor transplant at Solms. To me, it was just another digital camera, if you see what I mean. It takes nice pictures but that's about it. It looks...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10 Hours Ago
Replies: 35
Views: 936
Posted By EdwardKaraa
Again Michael, you're reading wrongly. I didn't...

Again Michael, you're reading wrongly. I didn't say (neither did Zeiss) that a sharper lens has more diffraction. I said very clearly that the effects of diffraction are visible earlier with lenses...
Forum: Digital M Reported Problems - all Models 16 Hours Ago
Replies: 158
Views: 7,701
Posted By EdwardKaraa
That is not really nice to say Duane. Having a...

That is not really nice to say Duane. Having a bad day?

By the way, I got 6 months warranty on my new sensor last year. I understand now it is 1 year not 3 year, but only on the sensor.
Forum: Photography General Interest 16 Hours Ago
Replies: 35
Views: 936
Posted By EdwardKaraa
But but but, that is absolutely not what I said....

But but but, that is absolutely not what I said. Why do you say it is a load of Bull?

What I said, and Zeiss said, and I'm pretty sure even with your PhD that Zeiss knows better than you, that...
Forum: Digital M Reported Problems - all Models 1 Day Ago
Replies: 158
Views: 7,701
Posted By EdwardKaraa
Charlie, I send it in after 1 year, but I should...

Charlie, I send it in after 1 year, but I should have send it earlier as I was spending too much time cloning out these inexplicably resistant spots that couldn't be removed with wet cleaning....
Forum: Digital M Reported Problems - all Models 1 Day Ago
Replies: 158
Views: 7,701
Posted By EdwardKaraa
Correct, around 2 1/2 months. The did scare me...

Correct, around 2 1/2 months. The did scare me with their expected turn around of 4-6 months though :D
Forum: Digital M Reported Problems - all Models 1 Day Ago
Replies: 158
Views: 7,701
Posted By EdwardKaraa
Excellent points! We have only to see what the...

Excellent points!

We have only to see what the not too thick (1.5mm) glass cover of the Sony A7 does to RF glass. The M9's is just 0.8mm which looks like the maximum thickness that can be used with...
Forum: Photography General Interest 1 Day Ago
Replies: 35
Views: 936
Posted By EdwardKaraa
Agreed on all points Roger. I would like to add...

Agreed on all points Roger.

I would like to add that diffraction can act as an excellent soft focus filter at very small apertures (16 and smaller) and it removes moire too (especially on non AA...
Forum: Digital M Reported Problems - all Models 1 Day Ago
Replies: 158
Views: 7,701
Posted By EdwardKaraa
I bought my M9 new from an authorized Leica...

I bought my M9 new from an authorized Leica dealer and it already showed 5-10 delamination bubbles that I mistook for oil spots. They multiplied to around 100 in less than a year. I think it is...
Forum: Digital M Reported Problems - all Models 1 Day Ago
Replies: 158
Views: 7,701
Posted By EdwardKaraa
It is interesting that "the suede" member on FM...

It is interesting that "the suede" member on FM forum who is a optical scientist and one of the founders of the old photodo website, has mentioned several times, and way before this issue became...
Forum: Photography General Interest 1 Day Ago
Replies: 35
Views: 936
Posted By EdwardKaraa
It is said that the sharper the lens, the faster...

It is said that the sharper the lens, the faster diffraction kicks in. Zeiss were proud to mention that their lenses are affected by diffraction as early as f/5.6. In practical terms, I don't think...
Forum: Zeiss Ikon ZM 2 Days Ago
Replies: 174
Views: 32,528
Posted By EdwardKaraa
The wobble issue has been resolved long ago. Only...

The wobble issue has been resolved long ago. Only the first years of production had this problem. Anyhow Zeiss fixed my 85 Sonnar for just 95 euros so the charges are quite reasonable. I wouldn't...
Forum: Digital M Reported Problems - all Models 3 Days Ago
Replies: 158
Views: 7,701
Posted By EdwardKaraa
Sorry I must have been more careful with my...

Sorry I must have been more careful with my wording. As far as I know, from several sources, that the card and battery contacts are part of the board. It's not the slot or housing themselves. Sorry...
Forum: Digital M Reported Problems - all Models 4 Days Ago
Replies: 158
Views: 7,701
Posted By EdwardKaraa
Leica has probably anticipated this problem since...

Leica has probably anticipated this problem since it is not really news. It has been going on for a while, and most people who became aware of this problem have already had the sensor replaced.
Forum: Digital M Reported Problems - all Models 4 Days Ago
Replies: 158
Views: 7,701
Posted By EdwardKaraa
"I have never had sexual relations with that...

"I have never had sexual relations with that woman, Miss Lewinski." Bill Clinton

Yeah, I have vaguely heard about a couple of sensors having issues but only in the swamps of Florida and Louisiana....
Forum: Digital M Reported Problems - all Models 5 Days Ago
Replies: 158
Views: 7,701
Posted By EdwardKaraa
I love it when someone who doesn't even own that...

I love it when someone who doesn't even own that camera makes remarks like this about the users ;)

For your information, this problem affects EVERY camera body that has the Kodak sensor. It's not...
Forum: Digital M Reported Problems - all Models 5 Days Ago
Replies: 158
Views: 7,701
Posted By EdwardKaraa
Many users accounts on LUF, but I am too lazy to...

Many users accounts on LUF, but I am too lazy to look them up :)
Forum: Digital M Reported Problems - all Models 5 Days Ago
Replies: 158
Views: 7,701
Posted By EdwardKaraa
I'm afraid that is not true. I think it is...

I'm afraid that is not true. I think it is Leica's way to put at least part of the blame on users. Corrosion starts as soon as the coatings are applied, but it might take 3 months to 1 year to start...
Forum: Digital M Reported Problems - all Models 5 Days Ago
Replies: 158
Views: 7,701
Posted By EdwardKaraa
Yes, that is confirmed.

Yes, that is confirmed.
Forum: Digital M Reported Problems - all Models 5 Days Ago
Replies: 158
Views: 7,701
Posted By EdwardKaraa
Having had an M9 with a delaminating sensor, and...

Having had an M9 with a delaminating sensor, and actually Leica's response being partly as a reaction to my posts on that thread, I can say the following:

- the delamination is not caused by...
Forum: Zeiss Ikon ZM 1 Week Ago
Replies: 25
Views: 1,466
Posted By EdwardKaraa
https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7563/15820500932_b2...

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7563/15820500932_b28261d9b0_o.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/q71cKs)M(240) ZM 85/2 (https://flic.kr/p/q71cKs) by edward karaa (https://www.flickr.com/people/36907043@N05/), on...
Forum: Zeiss Ikon ZM 1 Week Ago
Replies: 25
Views: 1,466
Posted By EdwardKaraa
Mike, thank you! Wouter, I don't really, having...

Mike, thank you!

Wouter, I don't really, having never used the summicron AA, but I know the Sonnar has purple fringing wide open while the cron doesn't. The Sonnar seems to be the sharper lens, by a...
Forum: Zeiss Ikon ZM 1 Week Ago
Replies: 25
Views: 1,466
Posted By EdwardKaraa
Thank you very much Giorgio. Much appreciated.

Thank you very much Giorgio. Much appreciated.
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 1 Week Ago
Replies: 78
Views: 3,103
Posted By EdwardKaraa
That pretty much sums up my view but said in a...

That pretty much sums up my view but said in a much more eloquent way than I could have said it :)
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 1 Week Ago
Replies: 23
Views: 958
Posted By EdwardKaraa
Definitely, but to be honest I use mine as a RF...

Definitely, but to be honest I use mine as a RF exclusively. This is the way I feel most comfortable shooting.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 1 Week Ago
Replies: 23
Views: 958
Posted By EdwardKaraa
The biggest difference imo is that with an slr...

The biggest difference imo is that with an slr you see the focus zone that the lens sees, while with RF the DOF is infinite. For certain subjects, the RF helps a lot in the composition, while in...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 111
Views: 4,285
Posted By EdwardKaraa
Well, in both film and digital, it depends on...

Well, in both film and digital, it depends on which film and which digital camera. I am sure you don't mean velvia for skin tones or highlight rolloff, or even color reproduction. In fact, color...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 111
Views: 4,285
Posted By EdwardKaraa
Perfection? What perfection? Neither film nor...

Perfection? What perfection? Neither film nor digital are perfect ;)
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 111
Views: 4,285
Posted By EdwardKaraa
Purely unintentional, probably my subconscious...

Purely unintentional, probably my subconscious talking :D

I do love film for the imperfections though. But I prefer to look at other people's shots :)
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 111
Views: 4,285
Posted By EdwardKaraa
Despite shooting currently exclusively digital, I...

Despite shooting currently exclusively digital, I am always happy to know that many actors and stars still love film. There have been several similar statements in the past few years, from Keanu...
Forum: Digital Leica M8 / M8.2 / M9 / M-E /Mono / M10 aka "M" 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 19
Views: 959
Posted By EdwardKaraa
Apart from the leaning forward trick that works...

Apart from the leaning forward trick that works very well, I find it also easy to slightly focus backwards with portraits. Instead of the near eye I focus on the nose ridge for instance, or in...
Forum: Digital Leica M8 / M8.2 / M9 / M-E /Mono / M10 aka "M" 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 19
Views: 959
Posted By EdwardKaraa
I personally prefer the lens to be calibrated for...

I personally prefer the lens to be calibrated for 2.8. I can deal with 2 cm front focus at MFD when shooting wide open. Correcting for back focus is more difficult for me. Unfortunately my copy was...
Forum: Photography General Interest 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 116
Views: 3,454
Posted By EdwardKaraa
That may be true, but it's one more reason not to...

That may be true, but it's one more reason not to mess with them needlessly. I am only willing to fight to protect myself or my family from harm. I don't have a problem showing my papers if that...
Forum: Micl Photo Acc / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 16
Views: 575
Posted By EdwardKaraa
I prefer Leica leather straps and arte di mano...

I prefer Leica leather straps and arte di mano half cases.
Forum: Photography General Interest 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 116
Views: 3,454
Posted By EdwardKaraa
This is hilarious. Common sense is not cowardice....

This is hilarious. Common sense is not cowardice. Refusing to show your papers to an officer is plain stupid. Being brave is to fight to protect your family and others, not pick a needless fight just...
Forum: Photography General Interest 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 116
Views: 3,454
Posted By EdwardKaraa
One should know what they want. If you want to...

One should know what they want. If you want to fight the police and get arrested, then refuse to show your papers. If you want to take photos, show your papers to the police, it only takes a couple...
Forum: Photography General Interest 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 116
Views: 3,454
Posted By EdwardKaraa
Haven't you heard of defusing a potentially...

Haven't you heard of defusing a potentially conflictual situation before it actually starts? I teach this to my aikido students everyday. There is no need to be a hero, let someone else be. Sometimes...
Forum: Photography General Interest 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 116
Views: 3,454
Posted By EdwardKaraa
Morale of the story: if you're asked by a police...

Morale of the story: if you're asked by a police officer to give your details, you give your details with a friendly smile and get on with your life. I can't believe how idiotic some people can be in...
Forum: Photography General Interest 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 46
Views: 1,860
Posted By EdwardKaraa
I hope no emotional damage will be caused, but...

I hope no emotional damage will be caused, but hey, you can sue the police too :)
Forum: Photography General Interest 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 46
Views: 1,860
Posted By EdwardKaraa
What wouldn't people do to make an extra buck or...

What wouldn't people do to make an extra buck or two. So basically this girl prostituted her cleavage for 45k but only received 2k. Serves her well.
Forum: Sony NEX / Full Frame Alpha non DSLR Cameras 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 40
Views: 2,125
Posted By EdwardKaraa
I am still hoping Fuji will one day make a FF...

I am still hoping Fuji will one day make a FF mirrorless and I am very sure it would be something fantastic. I really love their retro designs and ergonomics and much prefer it to Sony. Most probably...
Forum: Sony NEX / Full Frame Alpha non DSLR Cameras 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 40
Views: 2,125
Posted By EdwardKaraa
A digital version of this one would be even more...

A digital version of this one would be even more interesting :D
Forum: Sony NEX / Full Frame Alpha non DSLR Cameras 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 40
Views: 2,125
Posted By EdwardKaraa
A Zeiss Ikon should have an M mount by...

A Zeiss Ikon should have an M mount by definition. No OVF, no RF, no LCD, that's a lot of nos. The whole things sounds like a hoax to me. The only company capable of building a digital RF apart from...
Forum: Sony NEX / Full Frame Alpha non DSLR Cameras 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 40
Views: 2,125
Posted By EdwardKaraa
No OVF no LCD that sounds exciting. I hope the...

No OVF no LCD that sounds exciting. I hope the EVF is included haha!
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 39
Views: 1,439
Posted By EdwardKaraa
Indeed, I am talking about some loss in the tonal...

Indeed, I am talking about some loss in the tonal range when darkening the shot in ACR. I do not notice this loss when lightening the shot. In fact the colors look better when the shot is slightly...
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 39
Views: 1,439
Posted By EdwardKaraa
There are several ways of boosting iso. Most CCD...

There are several ways of boosting iso. Most CCD cameras, including MFDB and the M9 boost iso in software, not by amplifying the signal like regular CMOS based cameras. The camera basically shoots...
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 39
Views: 1,439
Posted By EdwardKaraa
Leica M9 (This is added to make the text longer...

Leica M9

(This is added to make the text longer as requested)
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 39
Views: 1,439
Posted By EdwardKaraa
I've done a lot of experimenting with the M9 and...

I've done a lot of experimenting with the M9 and Sony A900 in the past, but unfortunately didn't keep the files. Can't tell you exactly why because I'm not familiar with the physics involved but I...
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