Old 02-03-2017   #521
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I have used the 21mm Voigtlander on M5 and I liked it. And yes the meter did work with it. As far as finders go you can't go wrong with the 21mm Leitz but I also really like the 21mm Yashica SLR finder. I bought it from a Leitz guy and they are not easy to find.
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Old 02-03-2017   #522
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I liked CV 21/4 on it. Used with plastic CV VF, but now I got their metal one (21/25mm combo). I had Leitz branded metal 21mm VF and loved the aesthetics, but there was really no space outside of the framelines, looking more like a tunnel-view.

Because I switched to Super-Angulon 21/4, M5 covers other focal length. I've read SA 21/3.4 beyond certain serial number has a cutout in the rear shell of the lens to accommodate M5's metering arm, but I've never tried one myself.
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Old 02-03-2017   #523
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I've read SA 21/3.4 beyond certain serial number has a cutout in the rear shell of the lens to accommodate M5's metering arm.
Sug, this cut-out causes the meter cell not to pop up, to protect the little cell from those violent glasses of the Super-Angulon.

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Sug, this cut-out causes the meter cell not to pop up, to protect the little cell from those violent glasses of the Super-Angulon.

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Interesting. I didn't know that. So the meter arm could be stowed away during the use, huh (of course you'll get no light metering). I wonder if any other lenses had that trick for M5. Guess that light meter design lasted only for one generation (M5, CL) so no one else did that I assume.
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Old 02-03-2017   #525
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Sug, this cut-out causes the meter cell not to pop up, to protect the little cell from those violent glasses of the Super-Angulon.

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Ohh Erik! If I understand you correctly - I can use my "pre M5" SA on an M5 without damage to lens or camera, just without metering?
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Ohh Erik! If I understand you correctly - I can use my "pre M5" SA on an M5 without damage to lens or camera, just without metering?
I think the cutout is there to fool the camera, making it think no lens is mounted, thus the arm stays retracted. (Funny talking about mechanical camera with "fooling" and "make it think" ) Pre-M5 SA will cause the arm to come out so it's a no-go.

Well, at least that's what I thought after reading Erik's comment, but I am no expert.
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Ah there you go:
http://www.rangefinderforum.com/foru...d.php?t=105149
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Yep - thanks Sug. Now I recall that thread. My lens is way too early first year of production. I had moment of "but wait ...what if I could..." excitement there, but it is not to be.
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Some of my first photos taken with my M5:

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Some more from the same roll:







Today I have bought an yellow-orange filter for my 35mm lens.
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Today I have bought an yellow-orange filter for my 35mm lens.
Great choice. Use it well. Pair it with a yellow-green for foliage. The only two filters you need.
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Hey... BLKRCAT... think I know that window shot. New Orleans?
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I was making up a mockup of how I use the meter in my M5. It can be a little confusing at first when people first see the M5 meter but I believe its one of the best meters out there. But I use this method to judge my exposure using the zone system, or if Im lazy I'll meter off of dry sidewalk.

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Enjoying this lovely camera:







These photos are from the same roll: Ilford Delta3200 shot at 1250 ASA and developed in HC110.
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Haizearen Orrazia - The comb of the wind [Donostia - San Sebastian]



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Shab great shots. Looks like you're getting the hang of the m5 and also taking it out more.
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Thank you BLKRCAT!

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If I buy a M5 can I take photos like this? I already own the Ultron.

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Have to Agree ...
Xavier, you have turned my head
Make me want to purchase the 35 Ultron M

Your photos are just soooo Good, quite Special with the Ultron !

Just looked up the specs , close focus too 0.5, yum !
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Xavier, you have turned my head
Make me want to purchase the 35 Ultron M

Your photos are just soooo Good, quite Special with the Ultron !

Just looked up the specs , close focus too 0.5, yum !
Thank you very much Helen!

When I bought the M5 I wanted a good 35mm. Some years ago I used a Biogon 2.0 35mm... it was a great lens. But now there was the new Ultron. I was looking at the photos people was taking with this lens and finally I bought one. At first, when I had it for the first time, I thought it was a bit big, but when I put it in the M5 everything was FINE.

I like a lot to shot between 1.7 and 2.8. :-)
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One more with the M5 and the Ultron:






HP5 Plus [shot at 1600ASA] + Orange filter + HC110

The last days I have been trying two different films to shot around 1600ASA: Delta3200 and HP5 Plus.
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