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Old 07-11-2008   #81
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Churchill museum; M8 - 21mm Biogon
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Old 07-11-2008   #82
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Stonehenge - Again M8, 21mm Biogon
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Old 07-11-2008   #83
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Old 07-20-2008   #84
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went to a friends wedding and took a few snaps.
50mm pre-asph summilux with the m8 was nice and fun.
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Old 07-21-2008   #85
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here's some from a festival i shot a couple weeks ago (both canon 0.95 / m8)







and then a show (ween) i shot last week in ft. collins CO. (no light mind you, shot with the lux 75, and canon .95)







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Old 07-22-2008   #86
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just a few shots from an event I shot for the Make a Wish foundation in Massachusetts with the m8 and 50mm pre-asph lux.
all shot between 640 and 1250 ISO with no problems.









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Old 07-22-2008   #87
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here's some from a festival i shot a couple weeks ago (both canon 0.95 / m8)







and then a show (ween) i shot last week in ft. collins CO. (no light mind you, shot with the lux 75, and canon .95)







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What great shots Ali Baba!

I'm glad you found a 0.95 .
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Old 07-23-2008   #88
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thanks, just after a noctilux now!
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Old 07-24-2008   #89
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cmogi, nice pictures. Got nocti?
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Old 07-25-2008   #90
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man.

CMOG -- what are you doing in post to achieve that look?
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the nocti makes those musicians shine!
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Old 07-25-2008   #91
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cmogi, nice pictures. Got nocti?

Heh I wish but I got to borrow one for the show.

And I do all my post processing in lightroom.
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Old 07-25-2008   #92
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I was told this place was better than this.

They were wrong. Just the same imature bickering you find at all the forums these days.
It all coincided with all the PNuts jumping the PNut ship.
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Old 07-26-2008   #93
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what ISO are those shots @ CMOGi10?
is that a preset in lightroom?
i think its time to hang up aperture.
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Old 07-27-2008   #94
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So, I finally got mine. I was well prepared for all the weaknesses, thanks to this site and others, so I'm veery close to be a 100% satisfied so far, all things considered.

I started out digitally with a Nikon D70. That was ok, but when I bought my first rangefinder a couple of years ago, it just felt so much better. Lately, I just haven't been using my Nikon much because it's so freakin' big! The M6 is soooo much better in every way. Still, I've been missing the advantages of digital, and considering that there is only one RF possibility in that world, I finally went for it.

In a way I feel rather uncomfortable owning a camera that expensive. Like I don't deserve it, you know? But then again, I could take it as an oportunity to improve my photography, right? :-)

I'm home with my daughter a lot these days, so I don't get out to test it propperly that much, but then again, she's a pretty good motive too.
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Old 08-05-2008   #95
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not the most typical of shots...was fixing the closet slider door and saw this through the crack...kind of fun.


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this camera rocks!
Old 08-06-2008   #96
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this camera rocks!

I do love the way I use the viewfinder ... and when out I take more a film approach, and not a machine gun approach. Today it worked better than I thought - sometimes you get only 1 shot anyway ...
1 shot at home, one at the track (lucky I guess ...) - and believe me the car was not standing still (est 120kph) ...

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Old 08-07-2008   #97
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the tripod shots are with the 21,2.8 ASPH
the other two are with the canon 0.95

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Old 08-09-2008   #99
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Leica M8 with Summicron-M 50mm 1:2 (6-Bit Coded)

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Old 08-12-2008   #100
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Took it for a bike ride around Helsinki last night:

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Very nice. Is that a 40mm or 35mm Nokton?
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Leica M8, 35mm Zeiss Biogon f/2, ISO 160 [email protected]/8

Oh, very very nice tones. I'm really having second thoughts about getting rid of the 35mm Biogon (for the second time). I'm guessing the third time will be the charm.
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Very nice. Is that a 40mm or 35mm Nokton?
Thanks. It's 40mm Nokton. I think it's performing really well. I'm thinking about swapping it to a 35mm f1.2 though.
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M8, 3,5/28 CV, Fern Tree Creek, Barrington Tops NP:

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just a few shots walking around this weekend.
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Old 09-11-2008   #109
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These are pics from Madrid with M8 and 35 Summarit 2.5:







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Just a few snaps from out the car window...my friends always make fun of me for bringing my camera with me everywhere.







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Old 09-17-2008   #113
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why buy an m8....well, as much as I hate to speak about the stealth of it...it is significantly less intimidating than a bulky DSLR with megazoom attached.

From a recent photoshoot.

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Old 09-24-2008   #114
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Coyote's Bones

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But itís not true."

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