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Forum: SLRs - the unRF 2 Days Ago
Replies: 12
Views: 265
Posted By mpaniagua
I think it is dark slide error. Dark slide wasn't...

I think it is dark slide error. Dark slide wasn't probably pushed all the way in.


Marcelo.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 3 Days Ago
Replies: 16
Views: 402
Posted By mpaniagua
If you are thinking about selling, I would...

If you are thinking about selling, I would suggest to pass the CLA to the next owner. Normally I do CLA for cameras I'm planning on using regularly, or an camera that I got cheap and can sell with a...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 3 Days Ago
Replies: 45
Views: 1,598
Posted By mpaniagua
Seems that way. Although 1 liter envelope seems...

Seems that way. Although 1 liter envelope seems like going discontinued.

Marcelo
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 3 Days Ago
Replies: 56
Views: 1,586
Posted By mpaniagua
Good to know. Thanks Marty.

Good to know. Thanks Marty.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 3 Days Ago
Replies: 56
Views: 1,586
Posted By mpaniagua
I think they are talking about silver printing.

I think they are talking about silver printing.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 3 Days Ago
Replies: 56
Views: 1,586
Posted By mpaniagua
Sorry but it was meant as a joke. Yeah agree...

Sorry but it was meant as a joke.

Yeah agree with you. Kodak bid was on TMAX. Really, for a diminishing market/demand, they couldn't afford to keep machines running for two different products...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 4 Days Ago
Replies: 45
Views: 1,598
Posted By mpaniagua
Cal Yeah you may be right about that about FP4....

Cal
Yeah you may be right about that about FP4. Probably even a bit slower.

Haven't used HP5 much, and when I did I pushed to 800 most of the time so not sure how it behave at box speed.

I guess...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 4 Days Ago
Replies: 45
Views: 1,598
Posted By mpaniagua
So using 1+1 for 1 35mm roll, 1+1 dilution,...

So using 1+1 for 1 35mm roll, 1+1 dilution, about 125ml got me on the safe side then?

Yeah agree on you about Plus X. To be honest, no idea what spectral sensitivity is but yes, FP4 looks...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 4 Days Ago
Replies: 45
Views: 1,598
Posted By mpaniagua
On the other hand, someone may use stock, which...

On the other hand, someone may use stock, which is 4 rolls per liter :)
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 4 Days Ago
Replies: 45
Views: 1,598
Posted By mpaniagua
Like Dennis said, different dilutions will wield...

Like Dennis said, different dilutions will wield different amounts. I, like Dennis use 1+1 dilution, since I'm most comfortable/happy with results I get at that dilution, as well as the developing...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 4 Days Ago
Replies: 45
Views: 1,598
Posted By mpaniagua
umm my single reel stainless steel tank is 250ml,...

umm my single reel stainless steel tank is 250ml, so on 1+1 it will result on 8 rolls per liter.
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 4 Days Ago
Replies: 45
Views: 1,598
Posted By mpaniagua
Normally get the 1 liter version locally. Will...

Normally get the 1 liter version locally. Will take a look at local store today and some just in case :)


Thanks for letting us know.

Marcerlo
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 5 Days Ago
Replies: 56
Views: 1,586
Posted By mpaniagua
By the way, any development suggestions to make...

By the way, any development suggestions to make FP4 looks like Plus-X?

Marcelo
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 5 Days Ago
Replies: 56
Views: 1,586
Posted By mpaniagua
Yeah, I guess. FP4 looks close enough to Plus X....

Yeah, I guess. FP4 looks close enough to Plus X. Still got about 8-9 rolls on the freezer. Panatomic and Plus X where my favorite films. Wasn't that hot for Tri-X. I suppose I thought it was...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 5 Days Ago
Replies: 56
Views: 1,586
Posted By mpaniagua
Basically they didn't make the cut because there...

Basically they didn't make the cut because there was not enough demand.


So, in other words, it is because you people didn't bought enough of it. Hope you are happy about it.

:D

Marcelo.
Forum: Photography General Interest 5 Days Ago
Replies: 21
Views: 616
Posted By mpaniagua
Agree. Ultrafine xtreme on 120 (either the 100 or...

Agree. Ultrafine xtreme on 120 (either the 100 or 400) is actually pretty good).

I would say it is a very competent film. If something base (acetate?) is a bit on the thin side.

I wouldn't use...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 5 Days Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 155
Posted By mpaniagua
umm probably Vuescan relies on some configuration...

umm probably Vuescan relies on some configuration file from Silverfast? I use a Plustek 8100i with Silverfast for my 35mm negatives and once use it with Vuescan but go back to Silverfast since...
Forum: Chris Crawford 5 Days Ago
Replies: 47
Views: 1,343
Posted By mpaniagua
You should had said you got the kit for a bunch...

You should had said you got the kit for a bunch of cash, otherwise I wouldn't feel to envious :p

Seriously, both Summitar and Elmar 3.5 give a very particular mood, so I'm sure you will have serious...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 6 Days Ago
Replies: 34
Views: 1,080
Posted By mpaniagua
Wonderful pictures Erik. Summilux is one of my...

Wonderful pictures Erik. Summilux is one of my favorites lens. Love its rendering. Kinda creamy is I may say so. Love it on Ilford Delta 1000

Marcelo.
Forum: Photography General Interest 1 Week Ago
Replies: 8,950
Views: 874,162
Posted By mpaniagua
By the way, try to use some other way to share...

By the way, try to use some other way to share your images :eek:

This may be not Work safe.

Regards

Marcelo
Forum: Photography General Interest 1 Week Ago
Replies: 8,950
Views: 874,162
Posted By mpaniagua
as long as focus is not stuck and lens are ok I...

as long as focus is not stuck and lens are ok I guess there is no problem :).
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 1 Week Ago
Replies: 31
Views: 1,493
Posted By mpaniagua
It get spots metering when you press the spot...

It get spots metering when you press the spot button, otherwise is center metering, unless you use highlight/shadow mode, which either over/under expose accordingly.

Spot is mostly used for zone...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 1 Week Ago
Replies: 31
Views: 1,493
Posted By mpaniagua
Great photos Charles. It is a well know fact...

Great photos Charles.

It is a well know fact that Yoshihisa Maitani admired Leica design and workmanship so no wonder.

One of my favorite lens are the 28 f/2.8, 50 f/1.8 and 100 f/2.8. Real...
Forum: Photography General Interest 1 Week Ago
Replies: 266
Views: 13,516
Posted By mpaniagua
Hard to say but M5 is becoming my favorite since...

Hard to say but M5 is becoming my favorite since I got a battery adapter (air cells are cheap but it is a pain to replace so often). On the medium format side, Bronica ETRS is slowly becoming my...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 1 Week Ago
Replies: 59
Views: 1,403
Posted By mpaniagua
Yeah, that is very likely. I'm already printing...

Yeah, that is very likely. I'm already printing some adapters, handles and other pieces on my own. What keeps a person with a full set of parts (say parts for non meter Leicas) from drawing them...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 1 Week Ago
Replies: 59
Views: 1,403
Posted By mpaniagua
Could be, but problem with that is the huge used...

Could be, but problem with that is the huge used camera market. I live on Mexico, and following the car analogy, new cars dealers are facing a huge competition from used car market. Why buy a $20k+...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 1 Week Ago
Replies: 59
Views: 1,403
Posted By mpaniagua
It depends. Example, Olympus Pen F, Leica M5,...

It depends. Example, Olympus Pen F, Leica M5, Rolleiflex SL66, etc. Fewer people services/fix them now, which in turn they became a dead end. Rolleiflex SL66 became that way with me, with few...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 1 Week Ago
Replies: 59
Views: 1,403
Posted By mpaniagua
I think it mostly depends on demand. I enough...

I think it mostly depends on demand. I enough demand, circuits could be made that would mimic original ones. Also, mechanical parts could be 3d printed. Today plastic/nylon is pretty durable so I...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 1 Week Ago
Replies: 59
Views: 1,403
Posted By mpaniagua
She got quite the beauties. Thanks for...

She got quite the beauties. Thanks for sharing.

Marcelo
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 1 Week Ago
Replies: 59
Views: 1,403
Posted By mpaniagua
Rough, but completely agree with you.

Rough, but completely agree with you.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 1 Week Ago
Replies: 59
Views: 1,403
Posted By mpaniagua
I think it will require lots of patience and...

I think it will require lots of patience and luck. They come once and again, but problem is, you are not the only one looking for them.


I've sold some of my Leicas on the past (from pristine to...
Forum: Photography General Interest 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 45
Views: 1,278
Posted By mpaniagua
Since I do most of my photos on b/w and C41, All...

Since I do most of my photos on b/w and C41, All my Leica LTM photos are done without a light meter, using sunny 16. I agree with OP, is kinda mystical and refreshing :)

On medium format, somehow I...
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 18
Views: 557
Posted By mpaniagua
Thanks for the links aizan.

Thanks for the links aizan.
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 18
Views: 557
Posted By mpaniagua
Have anyone used Drupal? A client I work for is...

Have anyone used Drupal? A client I work for is moving to Drupal from Wordpress so curious is there is any difference/advantage. Considering creating a blog for my photos, just for fun not business...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 25
Views: 775
Posted By mpaniagua
Sure you will be pleased. Have a 330f and a C3...

Sure you will be pleased. Have a 330f and a C3 with several lens. Had tried multiple systems over the years but 330f have never let me down.

Really recommend the paramender accessory. Pretty...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 20
Views: 804
Posted By mpaniagua
Paypal denied a claim for payment today. So much...

Paypal denied a claim for payment today. So much for Paypal. Claimed services was not delivered. Was my last effort to get something back.

Getting camera back and selling it (along with lens and...
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE - Film 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 213
Posted By mpaniagua
sure sound like it is off. I would return the...

sure sound like it is off. I would return the camera if I where you (if possible) or get a partial refund to send it to a tech. Alignment or a CLA would take about $200 to $300.

Marcelo
Forum: Film vs Digital 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 625
Posted By mpaniagua
Image on a monitor comes from info (real info)...

Image on a monitor comes from info (real info) that exist somewhere. Only difference with a printed image/negative is the storing medium stored and the way you use to display it. Silver is used on...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 15
Views: 327
Posted By mpaniagua
Great gadget. Besides using on a tabletop, you...

Great gadget. Besides using on a tabletop, you can put the legs on your chest to gain better support. I can usually shot at 15th with no problem with it.

Marcelo
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 21
Views: 1,030
Posted By mpaniagua
Don't got any Leica R bodies but Leica R lens are...

Don't got any Leica R bodies but Leica R lens are great on my Canon 6d. Elmarit 35 is one of the lens that is normally attached to it, as well as Summilux 50 and 90.

Great lens. Love the way they...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 140
Posted By mpaniagua
And just if you are wondering: On January 9,...

And just if you are wondering:

On January 9, 1839, the French Academy of Sciences announced the Daguerreotype process. On August 19, the French government purchased the patent and announced the...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 140
Posted By mpaniagua
Happy International Day of Photography

A bit late, but just realized today is the International Day of Photography :D



Happy day for all photographers around the world. Be sure to take plenty of photos.


Marcelo
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 104
Views: 10,416
Posted By mpaniagua
Agree on Op-tech. Use it on Mamiya 330 and 645 as...

Agree on Op-tech. Use it on Mamiya 330 and 645 as well as on Kiev 88. Very very nice on heavy cameras.

Also, it is great on Leica M5.

Very comfortable and practical.

Marcelo
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 29
Views: 1,022
Posted By mpaniagua
Just got myself one of those from the big auction...

Just got myself one of those from the big auction site. Normally used air cells before, but they really last next to nothing. True, they are cheap but its a pain to change them so often. Hope it...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 725
Posted By mpaniagua
You beat me to it ray, was thinking the same...

You beat me to it ray, was thinking the same thing since I got my Summilux 50mm near. It has a 13, meaning it is a 51.3mm.

Marcelo
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 20
Views: 804
Posted By mpaniagua
Thanks everyone. Will escalate to Paypal, since...

Thanks everyone. Will escalate to Paypal, since discussion with technician is not going anywhere. He just copy/pasted the same answer he gave to me by email and put that I simply don't want to pay...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 20
Views: 804
Posted By mpaniagua
At least technician took it back for repair. He...

At least technician took it back for repair. He insist I just don't want to pay for repair :(
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 20
Views: 804
Posted By mpaniagua
Since part of the payment was done using Paypal,...

Since part of the payment was done using Paypal, I'm putting a case for resolution. Perhaps will need to escalate for resolution. Hope I at least get the body back without further investment. At...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 20
Views: 804
Posted By mpaniagua
Thanks. Will take that advise. Regards Marcelo

Thanks. Will take that advise.

Regards

Marcelo
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 20
Views: 804
Posted By mpaniagua
I'm pretty sure he is capable of fixing. My guess...

I'm pretty sure he is capable of fixing. My guess is that, since first time fix was due to impact damage, he is maybe mistaking possible signs from previous impact and thinking problem is related to...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 20
Views: 804
Posted By mpaniagua
No good. Tech is the manager/owner, already...

No good. Tech is the manager/owner, already spoke with the higher up person.

Marcelo
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 20
Views: 804
Posted By mpaniagua
Charge was made on December/January so no good. ...

Charge was made on December/January so no good. Getting another body seems like the way to go. Just hope it doesn't need a repair or I'm back to square one ;)

Thanks

Marcelo
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 20
Views: 804
Posted By mpaniagua
Not getting any kind of refund for previous...

Not getting any kind of refund for previous repair. Tech keep saying "Impact damage voids the warranty." even through there was no second impact damage. Probably there is something that was not...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 20
Views: 804
Posted By mpaniagua
SL66 Bite the bullet?

Probable rant warning.

Last December I send my SL66 to fix after I accidentally dropped the camera (well, carrying bag strap unlatched and the whole bag was dropped). Camera shutter disengaged and...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-29-2019
Replies: 119
Views: 6,062
Posted By mpaniagua
I'm well stocked on the 35mm RF department. ...

I'm well stocked on the 35mm RF department. Most likely a T3 with any lens or probably a Bronica SQ with some lens when December arrives.
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 07-29-2019
Replies: 38
Views: 930
Posted By mpaniagua
Also, lets keep in mind R2 build quality is way...

Also, lets keep in mind R2 build quality is way better than Bessa R. Can't really find anything wrong with R2, besides being a little bit more noisy. Also, you get 35 framlines.

Regards.
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 07-29-2019
Replies: 38
Views: 930
Posted By mpaniagua
For me, Besa R2, no discussion. Sold mine...

For me, Besa R2, no discussion. Sold mine because I used my M6 more, but great viewfinder and frame lines. No battery dependent and service readily available from bartender. Also, it comes in...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-26-2019
Replies: 23
Views: 766
Posted By mpaniagua
Thats the struggle I face. I won't say she is...

Thats the struggle I face. I won't say she is non-photogenic but rather elusive. She doesn't like her portrair taken. And when she comply, she pourposely put a rather weird face :).


My solution is...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-23-2019
Replies: 110
Views: 3,813
Posted By mpaniagua
ummm reading this post prompted me to stop...

ummm reading this post prompted me to stop selling my Leica M stuff :). Sold some of them to finance some medium format repairs and equipment.
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 07-22-2019
Replies: 8
Views: 411
Posted By mpaniagua
Looks great. Thanks for sharing.

Looks great. Thanks for sharing.
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-22-2019
Replies: 14
Views: 647
Posted By mpaniagua
well as long as you don't mind people peeking at...

well as long as you don't mind people peeking at your private photos I see no problem :)

Also, be sure not to include any umm NSFW content in there ;)
Forum: Jim Lager - Leica Historian 07-22-2019
Replies: 14
Views: 3,442
Posted By mpaniagua
Also, Volkswagen Bettle (the old one) would be...

Also, Volkswagen Bettle (the old one) would be Nazi memorabilia as well :)
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-22-2019
Replies: 23
Views: 605
Posted By mpaniagua
I would say it depends on the subject. I usually...

I would say it depends on the subject. I usually go for b/w (most of the times) when I think the current lighting (either natural or artificial) create an interesting mood, or when it would create a...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-22-2019
Replies: 43
Views: 1,507
Posted By mpaniagua
Would say Solinette III. Great lens (either tha...

Would say Solinette III. Great lens (either tha Apotar or Solinar are great). Bellow are not really a problem, never got any problem with those. ...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 07-18-2019
Replies: 9
Views: 429
Posted By mpaniagua
Also a faithful reader of Shutterbug Ads. My...

Also a faithful reader of Shutterbug Ads. My father was a subscriber for as long as I remember. Thanks for the background story.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 07-18-2019
Replies: 50
Views: 2,425
Posted By mpaniagua
Agree as well :) Would really be interested if...

Agree as well :) Would really be interested if they make something like this onf LTM.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-16-2019
Replies: 78
Poll: M4 or M4-P
Views: 2,203
Posted By mpaniagua
Yeah, agree on that too. M4 feels more solid. By...

Yeah, agree on that too. M4 feels more solid.

By the way, both my cars are Toyota :) (Corolla and Rav4) and couldn't be happier (mostly because my wife is happy ;))
Marcelo
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-16-2019
Replies: 78
Poll: M4 or M4-P
Views: 2,203
Posted By mpaniagua
Again, if you find a freshly CLA M4-P, go for it....

Again, if you find a freshly CLA M4-P, go for it. I guess most important criteria is condition.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-16-2019
Replies: 78
Poll: M4 or M4-P
Views: 2,203
Posted By mpaniagua
1.- Really important. You are talking about...

1.- Really important. You are talking about $200-500 CLA charges here.
2.- Depends on what is to be done on the CLA. For a regular CLA, I would go for Youxin Ye (yyyeCamera). For a complete...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-16-2019
Replies: 78
Poll: M4 or M4-P
Views: 2,203
Posted By mpaniagua
In the technical sense, it isn't. On the...

In the technical sense, it isn't. On the enjoyment and usage it may be. It depends on the user. If the enjoyment or user experience is not at issue, probably M4-P would be better.

Also, investment...
Forum: Help / Feedback forum 07-16-2019
Replies: 7
Views: 447
Posted By mpaniagua
I would agree is pretty bad manners. I've sold...

I would agree is pretty bad manners. I've sold things here and never had anything but wonderful experiences with buyers.

Lets just clarify that the described problem is not a general practice but an...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-08-2019
Replies: 266
Views: 13,516
Posted By mpaniagua
Difficult. Probaly Bronica ETRS :)

Difficult. Probaly Bronica ETRS :)
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 07-01-2019
Replies: 5
Views: 469
Posted By mpaniagua
Also, be sure to cut the film lead properly. I...

Also, be sure to cut the film lead properly. I had that issue on my firs Zorky and film cassette got stuck (film lead was too short). It should be aroun 10cm (perhaps a bit...
Forum: Chris Crawford 07-01-2019
Replies: 138
Views: 4,479
Posted By mpaniagua
My older cat (10yrs) seems to have this habit,...

My older cat (10yrs) seems to have this habit, not sure if due to old age or due to overeating. Sometimes hairball treatments (those found on Walmart that seems like small lube tubes) seems to...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 07-01-2019
Replies: 5
Views: 469
Posted By mpaniagua
umm I've used Zorki and Zorki C camearas and...

umm I've used Zorki and Zorki C camearas and haven't had this problem. Not sure if cameras where modified before I got them but have been using regular Ilford and Kodak cassetes (as well as black...
Forum: Chris Crawford 06-28-2019
Replies: 138
Views: 4,479
Posted By mpaniagua
He kinda enjoy wearing a collar or harness. He...

He kinda enjoy wearing a collar or harness. He stay and wait till I put that on him. I suppose it make him feel important or something.

The white one don't though. He likes the collar but not the...
Forum: Chris Crawford 06-28-2019
Replies: 138
Views: 4,479
Posted By mpaniagua
Damn cat looks amazing :)

Damn cat looks amazing :)
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 06-27-2019
Replies: 533
Views: 66,821
Posted By mpaniagua
Hope cats...

Hope cats...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-27-2019
Replies: 44
Views: 2,835
Posted By mpaniagua
You should smell FSU cameras, especially those...

You should smell FSU cameras, especially those that come with a case :D Love those cameras though.

Marcelo
Forum: Fixed Lens 35mm RF 06-26-2019
Replies: 4
Views: 520
Posted By mpaniagua
Agree. Old Fujinon glass are quite ok but don't...

Agree. Old Fujinon glass are quite ok but don't get much attention. I got some for a Fujica AX3 that get pretty nice results.


Enjoy the camera Howard

Regards

Marcelo
Forum: Chris Crawford 06-26-2019
Replies: 138
Views: 4,479
Posted By mpaniagua
Thanks for the story Chris. Cats are pretty...

Thanks for the story Chris. Cats are pretty awesome companions.


Here are my two cats. They seldom get into arguments but most of the time they are good...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 06-26-2019
Replies: 16
Views: 933
Posted By mpaniagua
For what is worth, I had the same issue with my...

For what is worth, I had the same issue with my Summicron 35mm on my M5. It won't lock correctly unless it give it a little push. Not really something that I like so I refrain using that lens on the...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 06-21-2019
Replies: 16
Views: 838
Posted By mpaniagua
Yeah thought so myself too :) Actually put a...

Yeah thought so myself too :) Actually put a smile on my face :)

Thanks for post.

Marcelo
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 06-21-2019
Replies: 15
Views: 628
Posted By mpaniagua
Really good advise. Plenty of respectable...

Really good advise. Plenty of respectable technicians so better go one that seems respectable.

Marcelo
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-19-2019
Replies: 111
Views: 3,892
Posted By mpaniagua
Agree. They are very much back in the game. ...

Agree. They are very much back in the game. Design is so sexy. To be honest,this is the first MFD camera that really make me start thinking about selling my Leicas/Rolleiflexes.

Good job...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-17-2019
Replies: 23
Views: 648
Posted By mpaniagua
Good thinking. I got one and it really add bulk...

Good thinking. I got one and it really add bulk to the camera, and, IMHO, it make it kinda ugly (used sometimes on my M4-P).

Regards.

Marcelo
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-11-2019
Replies: 24
Views: 905
Posted By mpaniagua
Probably would go Nikon for color and Leica for...

Probably would go Nikon for color and Leica for B/W. Both are equally good on either film, but somehow seems more appropriate that Leica gets the b/w.

Regards

Marcelo
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 06-10-2019
Replies: 34
Views: 1,612
Posted By mpaniagua
Wow I think that somehow unethical. I mean,...

Wow

I think that somehow unethical. I mean, people supported the thing and other are getting that on advance?
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 06-10-2019
Replies: 38
Views: 2,168
Posted By mpaniagua
Also, I own both IIIg and IIIf with self timer. ...

Also, I own both IIIg and IIIf with self timer. I tend to use IIIf most of the time, since I seldom use the 90mm lens. I use more 35/28mm and 50mm so, for me, not worth it.

Marcelo
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 06-10-2019
Replies: 38
Views: 2,168
Posted By mpaniagua
$250-300 for a clean one. With Clean I mean no...

$250-300 for a clean one. With Clean I mean no scratches/haze/fungus.


I got one and they have some interesting/cute bokeh, but, IMHO, they are hard to work with. Not useless by any any measure, but...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 06-04-2019
Replies: 27
Views: 655
Posted By mpaniagua
umm have not been on Barcelona or Lisboa, but...

umm have not been on Barcelona or Lisboa, but 35mm sound about right for travel photography. 35mm will allow to create some decent landscape images and still be really useful for general street...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 06-04-2019
Replies: 57
Views: 10,268
Posted By mpaniagua
Orange vs apples. Some people like orange better...

Orange vs apples. Some people like orange better that apples. Build quality wise, Canon's are great. As good as Leica M3/M2? Are orange better than apples? no, they are different. For me, at...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-04-2019
Replies: 9
Views: 404
Posted By mpaniagua
Congratz!! Things like that offer some very nice...

Congratz!!

Things like that offer some very nice oportunities to grow you skills.

Marcelo
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 05-28-2019
Replies: 47
Views: 5,425
Posted By mpaniagua
It was kinda sad. Saved to get this scanner and...

It was kinda sad. Saved to get this scanner and eventually couldn't find it anywhere. For the time being, I'm using an Epson V600 that meets my current medium format needs.

I got a 35mm Plustek...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-23-2019
Replies: 44
Views: 1,609
Posted By mpaniagua
They are both old by now :) so that wouldn't be...

They are both old by now :) so that wouldn't be an argument for me.

I would say matter of taste. I enjoy the Classic and it has never let me down, although I agree that speed dial is nicer on the...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-20-2019
Replies: 93
Views: 3,037
Posted By mpaniagua
I think this post is proof enough that man can...

I think this post is proof enough that man can talk about emotions not just gear :)

I think oversimplifying a person (or worst, a sex) character or behavior is pretty silly. Everyone is different...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-09-2019
Replies: 38
Views: 1,078
Posted By mpaniagua
Voigtlander Heliar 50 f/3.5 LTM for me. Spend...

Voigtlander Heliar 50 f/3.5 LTM for me. Spend two years lusting for it and when I finally got one (not cheap), I just couldn't get along with its ergonomics. It is a fantastic lens, but just...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-09-2019
Replies: 39
Views: 1,378
Posted By mpaniagua
Had used Ultrafine 400 at 800 with very good...

Had used Ultrafine 400 at 800 with very good results. Funny you ask because I intend to push it (on 120) to 1600 next week.

On my eyes, it certainly looks different than TriX. Is more similar to...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-08-2019
Replies: 24
Views: 625
Posted By mpaniagua
Yeah, it happens all the time :) Look for...

Yeah, it happens all the time :) Look for public events, specially about expositions (like old cars and the like) or for craft. Also, try using your cliched subjects and try using a different...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-02-2019
Replies: 12
Views: 682
Posted By mpaniagua
Not a Nikon guy myself, but it sure looks sexy :)

Not a Nikon guy myself, but it sure looks sexy :)
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-30-2019
Replies: 37
Views: 891
Posted By mpaniagua
Isn't that the same camera? no wait, need my...

Isn't that the same camera? no wait, need my morning coffee, be right back.
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 04-30-2019
Replies: 68
Views: 1,722
Posted By mpaniagua
No. or maybe yes? :p Depend on how heavy my...

No. or maybe yes? :p Depend on how heavy my pockets are on the right moment. I don't dislike special/limited sets and may buy one if it appeal to me on the right moment. (example, I got the Bessa...
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-29-2019
Replies: 8,950
Views: 874,162
Posted By mpaniagua
Bronica ETRS with 3 lenses. Never could warm up...

Bronica ETRS with 3 lenses. Never could warm up to the Mamiya 645 (although love C330) due to the fixed film back.

Should be here...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 04-25-2019
Replies: 43
Views: 1,740
Posted By mpaniagua
Thumb rest? what's that? Real men only uses...

Thumb rest? what's that? Real men only uses advance knobs, no levels :p
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 04-25-2019
Replies: 18
Views: 378
Posted By mpaniagua
Welcome to the forum. May as well post on...

Welcome to the forum.

May as well post on photrio.com, on the analog forums as well? There a some guy that are knowledgeable on this cameras over there.


Agree on the battery test. Wish you luck...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 04-25-2019
Replies: 30
Views: 1,182
Posted By mpaniagua
Thanks for the good reading. Really enjoy my...

Thanks for the good reading.

Really enjoy my Kiev 4 Jupiter 12. My example quality is top notch.

Regards

Marcelo
Forum: Kodak Retina and Ektra Rangefinders 04-25-2019
Replies: 114
Views: 43,806
Posted By mpaniagua
Turnit finder looks awesome! Marcelo

Turnit finder looks awesome!

Marcelo
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-24-2019
Replies: 74
Views: 3,136
Posted By mpaniagua
You mean the eggs right? :D

You mean the eggs right? :D
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-16-2019
Replies: 182
Views: 6,621
Posted By mpaniagua
Sorry mate you heard it wrong. They are stored...

Sorry mate you heard it wrong. They are stored next to a stock pile of frozen twinkies :p
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-16-2019
Replies: 66
Views: 2,540
Posted By mpaniagua
Pitty. My expirience with japanese...

Pitty. My expirience with japanese sellers/buyers have been great. Just bought 2 backs for my Horseman and they came in the described condition and with fast shipping.

Just bough a Bronica ETRS...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 04-15-2019
Replies: 3
Views: 408
Posted By mpaniagua
Those are attached on the sport finder right (the...

Those are attached on the sport finder right (the small hole used to frame using zone focus). Sorry, Haven't used parallax correction plate myself, normally use paramender when doing close focus...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 04-10-2019
Replies: 21
Views: 1,051
Posted By mpaniagua
Something like this?...

Something like this?

https://i.pinimg.com/originals/d2/ea/81/d2ea81c2ebcd331e20df934def719dc3.jpg
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-08-2019
Replies: 9
Views: 396
Posted By mpaniagua
With M6 you can only meter when wound up. At...

With M6 you can only meter when wound up. At least mine is that way.

Marcelo
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 04-08-2019
Replies: 264
Views: 17,458
Posted By mpaniagua
R.I.P. Strength to Frances.

R.I.P.

Strength to Frances.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-08-2019
Replies: 9
Views: 396
Posted By mpaniagua
Probably because those that don't had their...

Probably because those that don't had their curtains replaced withoug painting the white dot. AFAIK, that white dot is esential part of the metering system. I doubt it will work correctly (if at...
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 04-03-2019
Replies: 264
Views: 17,458
Posted By mpaniagua
Prayers and best wishes for both of them. ...

Prayers and best wishes for both of them. Strength to Frances. Losing my father to cancer I know how much devastating the disease could be for the family.

Leaving such a legacy as Roger is...
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-02-2019
Replies: 40
Views: 998
Posted By mpaniagua
yeah, but nice lies right? :p

yeah, but nice lies right? :p
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-02-2019
Replies: 40
Views: 998
Posted By mpaniagua
Sorry, but my psychiatrist told me to ignore my...

Sorry, but my psychiatrist told me to ignore my camera's voice.

Marcelo
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-01-2019
Replies: 19
Views: 489
Posted By mpaniagua
SLR Rolleiflex SL35E/ Planar...

SLR
Rolleiflex SL35E/ Planar f/1.8

Rangefinder
Leica M6 / Summilux pre ASPH f/1.4

Just too simplistic. There are lots of great 50mm out there.

Marcelo
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-28-2019
Replies: 85
Views: 2,333
Posted By mpaniagua
great attitude. Way to go in those...

great attitude. Way to go in those occasion.

Marcelo.
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-28-2019
Replies: 85
Views: 2,333
Posted By mpaniagua
Not worth arguing over boring subjects that have...

Not worth arguing over boring subjects that have already been posted on Instagram from cell phones thousand of times. There is plenty of beautiful subjects on the world (including my wife) waiting...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 03-28-2019
Replies: 932
Views: 225,848
Posted By mpaniagua
Man, love that one. Thanks for sharing. Marcelo

Man, love that one. Thanks for sharing.

Marcelo
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 03-28-2019
Replies: 932
Views: 225,848
Posted By mpaniagua
Rolleiflex...

Rolleiflex...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 03-26-2019
Replies: 434
Views: 33,296
Posted By mpaniagua
https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/xQsuP6td8SPiPPwO...

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/xQsuP6td8SPiPPwO93FL08lGmBaoCxbjPR13Uh6XYBGsN2crDPCBWjsdp0XaAQcvV4IY-AdW0E19qN4ZFIwzJLq-JvCbYw-_53izwuCZhpcJp_WNhF2dzAPVqpBAPE5d5x8eMFjYAyktZGP9uuh3wFQGqwhqlGgNlAva2A...
Forum: Zeiss Contax 03-25-2019
Replies: 19
Views: 1,239
Posted By mpaniagua
I'm using my Canon 85mm LTM with a russsian 85mm...

I'm using my Canon 85mm LTM with a russsian 85mm viewfinder. It is good enough and quite cheap at $30-40 on the bay. Is not a brightline but it gets the job done for a focal length that I don't use...
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-22-2019
Replies: 8,950
Views: 874,162
Posted By mpaniagua
Whoa!! That think looks like a tank!!!!...

Whoa!! That think looks like a tank!!!! (literally)

Cool one Flibble

Marcelo
Forum: Other RF 03-21-2019
Replies: 87
Views: 7,002
Posted By mpaniagua
Yeah, something like Ricoh 999. Camera looks...

Yeah, something like Ricoh 999. Camera looks like my grand mother tube radio :)
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-21-2019
Replies: 8,950
Views: 874,162
Posted By mpaniagua
Konica Autowreflex T3 with a Hexanon 50 f/1.7. ...

Konica Autowreflex T3 with a Hexanon 50 f/1.7. Some oil on blades so will disassembly for a good cleaning. Otherwise lens and camera is on great shape.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-21-2019
Replies: 18
Views: 744
Posted By mpaniagua
Not sure if it is expired film or not...

Not sure if it is expired film or not but:

http://www.ultrafineonline.com/koga100coprf.html

To be hones never tried Gold 100 much. Usually went for kodak pro image 100 back on the days. It has a...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-20-2019
Replies: 18
Views: 744
Posted By mpaniagua
Also, it is quite cheap :p

Also, it is quite cheap :p
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-20-2019
Replies: 18
Views: 744
Posted By mpaniagua
I like it for certain scenes. It really has a...

I like it for certain scenes. It really has a "Vintage" color, so to speak. Like it for my family portraits and stuff. Not for landscape though.

Some of my...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-06-2019
Replies: 41
Views: 1,042
Posted By mpaniagua
lol I know that too well Pioneer :)

lol I know that too well Pioneer :)
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-06-2019
Replies: 41
Views: 1,042
Posted By mpaniagua
That does it. Taking my Contaflex Beta for a...

That does it. Taking my Contaflex Beta for a walk tomorrow. Hope you guys are happy :).

Regards

Marcelo
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-05-2019
Replies: 41
Views: 1,042
Posted By mpaniagua
Got a Contaflex Beta myself, with Pantar. Pretty...

Got a Contaflex Beta myself, with Pantar. Pretty good and fun cameras. Robust as well.

Seldom use it but a complete joy when I do. There a a lot of better cameras that this but it offer a good...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 03-01-2019
Replies: 9
Views: 493
Posted By mpaniagua
um case lettering looks funny too.

um case lettering looks funny too.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-01-2019
Replies: 7,462
Views: 3,799,169
Posted By mpaniagua
Looks quite beutiful but find the wear kinda...

Looks quite beutiful but find the wear kinda artificial, not sure why. Probably excesive wear on self timer and speed dial? One usually moves the speed dial by the edge not from the top. Perhaps the...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 02-28-2019
Replies: 20
Views: 651
Posted By mpaniagua
From your proposed options, I would go for the...

From your proposed options, I would go for the Summicron if marks aren't that great. Otherwise, the Elmar 3.5. for sizer and compactness.

Own both. My collapsible Summicron is LTM and front...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-28-2019
Replies: 3,060
Views: 738,000
Posted By mpaniagua
Rolleiflex 3.5 e2, Xenotar. They where took on a...

Rolleiflex 3.5 e2, Xenotar. They where took on a recent walk aroung my workplace. We are close to a place that used to be very active but work/peolple move to other city areas and became kinda "ghost...
Forum: Xpan & Other Panoramics 02-28-2019
Replies: 35
Views: 1,098
Posted By mpaniagua
Widelux are great cameras but I guess your need...

Widelux are great cameras but I guess your need luck to find one that works ok.

I got F7 and F8. F7 works ok and is pretty fun to use. F8 on the other hand has uneven speed so not that fun. Also,...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-27-2019
Replies: 31
Views: 995
Posted By mpaniagua
Yeah Rob. The idea here is to appeal to your...

Yeah Rob. The idea here is to appeal to your prospective buyers. If they are interested and wondering if they should make an offer, you take the initiative and say, "Hey, I'm selling for this, but I...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-27-2019
Replies: 31
Views: 972
Posted By mpaniagua
The surest way to know if the email is legit,...

The surest way to know if the email is legit, check that the link you are asked to press (or if you pressed already) has the paypal domain (https://paypal.com) if it has something else...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-25-2019
Replies: 77
Views: 6,428
Posted By mpaniagua
lol went with the flow, sorry for keeping zombies...

lol went with the flow, sorry for keeping zombies awake :)
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-25-2019
Replies: 77
Views: 6,428
Posted By mpaniagua
Chrome guy here. My favorite cameras are chrome...

Chrome guy here. My favorite cameras are chrome (Leica M6, Rolleiflex SL35E,SL66 and Olympus OM1).

So, chrome M4 :)
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 02-22-2019
Replies: 163
Views: 5,419
Posted By mpaniagua
umm interesting thread. Give me an idea of other...

umm interesting thread. Give me an idea of other people pocket sizes :)

For me, when I think of a pocketable camera, usually go for my IIIF with Elmar. Fits well on my pants and jacket. Rollei...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 02-21-2019
Replies: 43
Views: 1,564
Posted By mpaniagua
Go with Sunny 16 on Leicas LTM and on...

Go with Sunny 16 on Leicas LTM and on Rolleiflex's.

Normally use the lightmeter when shooting indoors. Totally suck at reading the light indoors so need to rely on meter or use a flash.

Agree,...
Forum: RFF News 02-20-2019
Replies: 31
Views: 1,325
Posted By mpaniagua
That really put a smile on my face. Thanks David...

That really put a smile on my face. Thanks David :)
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 02-19-2019
Replies: 1,165
Views: 418,556
Posted By mpaniagua
Pretty nice!! And here Im throwing those into the...

Pretty nice!! And here Im throwing those into the drawer. I guess I will check them and probably try taking them to a stroll.

Marcelo
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 02-18-2019
Replies: 34
Views: 1,105
Posted By mpaniagua
I thought discussion was not to turn cameras into...

I thought discussion was not to turn cameras into part donors? :p
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 02-18-2019
Replies: 42
Views: 5,011
Posted By mpaniagua
If choosing the FSU way, I would suggest going...

If choosing the FSU way, I would suggest going the Kiev route. Kiev 4 are pretty robust, lens are fantastics and prices are pretty good. I got mine on ebay and was very pleased. Just be sure to buy...
Forum: Help / Feedback forum 02-18-2019
Replies: 11
Views: 789
Posted By mpaniagua
Yeah thats what I do. I settle the final price...

Yeah thats what I do. I settle the final price with the buyer and then use Paypal directly. By the way, if your account was set up on a foreign (non US) currency, buyer may have both options to pay...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 02-14-2019
Replies: 82
Views: 13,303
Posted By mpaniagua
Recently sold my Olive R2 (pretty redundant with...

Recently sold my Olive R2 (pretty redundant with my M6 and wasn't getting much use) but keep my Olive T. Its like a Leica IF with light meter :) Really have fun using it. Also, rangefinder is...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 02-13-2019
Replies: 101
Views: 3,342
Posted By mpaniagua
Mamiya C's TLR series are nice, but heavy. If you...

Mamiya C's TLR series are nice, but heavy. If you are into 6x9, you can try the Horseman "tech" camera, like Horseman 970. They go pretty cheap and lens are pretty good. They also have some tech...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 02-13-2019
Replies: 101
Views: 3,342
Posted By mpaniagua
No bellows love though :(

No bellows love though :(
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 02-13-2019
Replies: 101
Views: 3,342
Posted By mpaniagua
Only issue with those is it will take way longer...

Only issue with those is it will take way longer to burn the film than a 6x9 :p
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 02-13-2019
Replies: 101
Views: 3,342
Posted By mpaniagua
By the way, this post got me into the mood to...

By the way, this post got me into the mood to undust my Mamiya 645. Will give it a walk this week.

Regards

Marcelo
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 02-13-2019
Replies: 101
Views: 3,342
Posted By mpaniagua
My bet is on either the Mamiya 645 1000s or the...

My bet is on either the Mamiya 645 1000s or the Bronica ETRS.

I think those would be within your budget, readily available and lens on either system are gorgeous.

Best regards

Marcelo
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 02-13-2019
Replies: 1,179
Views: 448,706
Posted By mpaniagua
Sugar coated :) looks yuumy

Sugar coated :) looks yuumy
Forum: Fixed Lens 35mm RF 02-11-2019
Replies: 29
Views: 1,996
Posted By mpaniagua
The Vitessa is a great camera. Got one with...

The Vitessa is a great camera. Got one with Ultron lens. Pretty amazing thing.

Personally I enjoy the Vitessa T a little more.

Only problem with these cameras is that they are pretty darn...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-08-2019
Replies: 34
Views: 2,431
Posted By mpaniagua
By the way I remember using it on a Zorky or...

By the way I remember using it on a Zorky or Zorky 1, and I remember it had less of a tight fit that my Leica LTM's, M' and Bessa's, so it would be good to follow bayernfan advise, just to be safe :D
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-08-2019
Replies: 34
Views: 2,431
Posted By mpaniagua
Pretty much. At least mine has a tight fit,...

Pretty much. At least mine has a tight fit, almost to the point to be annoying.

All of my Leica bright line viewfinders I have got a tight fit (28,35,50,90 and 135).

I like mine very much, but...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-08-2019
Replies: 34
Views: 2,431
Posted By mpaniagua
Very close to 1:1, almost to the point to be...

Very close to 1:1, almost to the point to be irrelevant, unless there is something wrong with my right eye

Raid, yeah is the metal one.

LCSmith, Summaron and SBOOO looks good together :)

Agree...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-07-2019
Replies: 8,950
Views: 874,162
Posted By mpaniagua
Yeah we are reading :) That put a smile on my...

Yeah we are reading :)

That put a smile on my face for a bit

Marcelo
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 02-07-2019
Replies: 11
Views: 519
Posted By mpaniagua
Probably paper issues? Try developing an...

Probably paper issues? Try developing an unexposed sheet and see if it shows the gray area?

Something similar happened to me a long time ago and it turned out to be a paper gone wrong.

Regards
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 02-06-2019
Replies: 35
Views: 1,254
Posted By mpaniagua
+ Epson. I use V550 and scans,for my humble...

+ Epson. I use V550 and scans,for my humble needs, are damn good.

Got mine for $70 + $20 s/h. Barely used, mostly like new. I use it on my 120 negatives.

For my 35mm, use Plustek.

Marcelo
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 02-06-2019
Replies: 4
Views: 411
Posted By mpaniagua
Custom made camera bag

There is a leather worker shop around my work place and seems they make some pretty good works. I was thinking about ordering a custom made camera bag for my leica and 2 lens.

Any suggestion about...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-05-2019
Replies: 8,950
Views: 874,162
Posted By mpaniagua
Just received and tested a Moskva 5. Beautiful...

Just received and tested a Moskva 5. Beautiful camera and great, sharp lens. To be honest, wasn't expecting much, but was pleasantly surprised. It smell kinda musty though, so could do without...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 02-05-2019
Replies: 2,128
Views: 594,447
Posted By mpaniagua
My IIIF Red Dial/Self timer with Summaron f/3.5...

My IIIF Red Dial/Self timer with Summaron f/3.5 and...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 01-23-2019
Replies: 13
Views: 522
Posted By mpaniagua
Yeah, but I mean, pushing 2 more whole steps (I...

Yeah, but I mean, pushing 2 more whole steps (I mean the OP expected ISO, 51200)? Isn't that kinda stretching it? I would be happy to see the result though.

Best of luck with that :)

Marcelo
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 01-23-2019
Replies: 13
Views: 522
Posted By mpaniagua
Sorry, but what film would go that high? I've...

Sorry, but what film would go that high?

I've done that ISO on my Canon 6D and got more or less usable result. Curious at what film you will try that.

Apology for for not answering your question...
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-22-2019
Replies: 6
Views: 600
Posted By mpaniagua
Got two of those cases, although they are...

Got two of those cases, although they are different. Will take some pics to share.

Tim,thanks for the info. Alwas wondered what those cases where good for. Not really much practical as a daily use...
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-22-2019
Replies: 17
Views: 740
Posted By mpaniagua
Got to say I was stunned for a bit. Cameras looks...

Got to say I was stunned for a bit. Cameras looks insane but cool!.
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 01-17-2019
Replies: 45
Views: 1,106
Posted By mpaniagua
Greatly agree on this one Peter. Turnit is quite...

Greatly agree on this one Peter. Turnit is quite bright and cool. No bright lines if I remember correctly, right?
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 01-02-2019
Replies: 30
Views: 1,647
Posted By mpaniagua
I consider the Rolleiflex the "Medium Forma...

I consider the Rolleiflex the "Medium Forma Leica". Strong build, small (relative) package, fast (relative) use, great optics and luxury price to match :)

When it started, Leitz was interested on...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 12-19-2018
Replies: 14
Views: 656
Posted By mpaniagua
Reading now john, Thanks Marcelo

Reading now john, Thanks

Marcelo
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 12-19-2018
Replies: 14
Views: 656
Posted By mpaniagua
thanks for feedback guys!. Kit just got in on the...

thanks for feedback guys!. Kit just got in on the mail.

Also order some Kodak Plus 200 film to test.

Lets see how it goes. Probably will do some over the week end.

Regards

Marcelo
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-18-2018
Replies: 8,950
Views: 874,162
Posted By mpaniagua
Ordered a Moskva 5. Seems it will come with 6x6...

Ordered a Moskva 5. Seems it will come with 6x6 frame. ...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 12-18-2018
Replies: 14
Views: 656
Posted By mpaniagua
Doing C-41 First time since 1995

Hello
Been doing b/w since 1988. Did some color C41/E6 briefly from 1991 to 1995 (working on a joint venture), but stopped, mostly due to convenience.

Fast forward to present day, color itch has...
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 12-17-2018
Replies: 17
Views: 1,039
Posted By mpaniagua
Got to say this left me speechless for a bit...

Got to say this left me speechless for a bit :)

I think it beats Visoflex on size.

Regards

Marcelo
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-12-2018
Replies: 8,950
Views: 874,162
Posted By mpaniagua
Just bought a Kiev 88 with a lens a 2 magazines. ...

Just bought a Kiev 88 with a lens a 2 magazines. My SL66 if on its way to Harry Fleenor afte it was dropped by accident.:bang:

Been curious about the Kiev 88 for years. Lets see how it turns...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-06-2018
Replies: 40
Views: 1,321
Posted By mpaniagua
I own and use Leicas LTM. Don't own a Contax but...

I own and use Leicas LTM. Don't own a Contax but a Kiev with 35/50/85 lens.

Thinking about them as a street shooter, I would go the Contax route. I think Contax/Kiev are faster than Leica because...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 12-06-2018
Replies: 10
Views: 410
Posted By mpaniagua
Just a probably obvious piece of advice. Be real...

Just a probably obvious piece of advice. Be real careful not to trip the lens after you remove the front element. Got a Summitar pending for a trip to reattach the diaphragm blades :)

Best...
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 12-05-2018
Replies: 54
Views: 1,990
Posted By mpaniagua
Cool thanks for letting know :) Regards Marcelo

Cool thanks for letting know :)

Regards

Marcelo
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 11-30-2018
Replies: 5
Views: 563
Posted By mpaniagua
Great advice. That will provide a general...

Great advice. That will provide a general ballpark and start from there. If you aren't on a hurry to sell, you can start with that and wait some time to see if anyone interested come around. In...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 11-30-2018
Replies: 5
Views: 563
Posted By mpaniagua
I'm seeing a R2M 250 anniversary with same lens...

I'm seeing a R2M 250 anniversary with same lens for about $1,400 (including shipping), so something close to that? Also, the one I'm seeing is mint and it been on sale for a while so I don't think...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-26-2018
Replies: 84
Views: 3,109
Posted By mpaniagua
Used M3,M4,M5, M4-P, M6 and Bessa R2 and Bessa...

Used M3,M4,M5, M4-P, M6 and Bessa R2 and Bessa T.
Still have most of them (sold M3 and Bessa R2).

Based on your description, would suggest M4 or M6 Classic for you. M4 feels great and got (IMHO)...
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-14-2018
Replies: 22
Views: 835
Posted By mpaniagua
Been on ebay since 2002 and about 300-400...

Been on ebay since 2002 and about 300-400 transactions.

Bad transactions? umm about 2 or 3. All of them where fixed by ebay at one time or another.

So no complains here. Happy buyer and...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 11-14-2018
Replies: 46
Views: 1,128
Posted By mpaniagua
Oh thanks for clarifying. My mistake. Marcelo

Oh thanks for clarifying. My mistake.

Marcelo
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 11-14-2018
Replies: 46
Views: 1,128
Posted By mpaniagua
Leica lens are pretty different to Industar lens....

Leica lens are pretty different to Industar lens. About the only thing in common is outside appearance. Don't really have my lens at hand so I can remember, but if the lens was indeed disassembled...
Forum: RFF News 10-19-2018
Replies: 151
Views: 8,245
Posted By mpaniagua
By the way, each micrometer is the 100th part of...

By the way, each micrometer is the 100th part of a millimeter :)

Marcelo
Forum: RFF News 10-19-2018
Replies: 151
Views: 8,245
Posted By mpaniagua
5.5um pixels is the size of the pixel. So each...

5.5um pixels is the size of the pixel. So each pixel measures 5.5 micro meters

So no, it is not a 5.5 megapixels camera :)

Seems interesting.

Marcelo
Forum: Zeiss Contax 10-04-2018
Replies: 8
Views: 814
Posted By mpaniagua
Yeah, forgot that part. Contax...

Yeah, forgot that part. Contax rangefinder.

Probably compatible with Kiev's?

Regards

Marcelo
Forum: Zeiss Contax 10-04-2018
Replies: 8
Views: 814
Posted By mpaniagua
Seems to be Contax Mount. Somethihng like this...

Seems to be Contax Mount. Somethihng like this I...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 09-28-2018
Replies: 92
Views: 3,254
Posted By mpaniagua
Plus one on that. I bought my plustek about 3...

Plus one on that. I bought my plustek about 3 years ago and havent update it.

As for medium format scanner, there is a lot less demand for them to warrant the development/design investment.

Sad,...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 09-28-2018
Replies: 29
Views: 1,059
Posted By mpaniagua
I suppose it depends on everyone liking and hands...

I suppose it depends on everyone liking and hands size. Some other people just don't care about ergonomics but for tech specs.

Me? Related to dslr, I'm a Canon guy and feel like the 6d has pretty...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 09-14-2018
Replies: 2,713
Views: 795,246
Posted By mpaniagua
Unless it was a joke that I missed (often do), it...

Unless it was a joke that I missed (often do), it is indeed a interchangeable lens slr, Half Frame Olympus FT. Beautiful and handy camera. Lens are really sharp.

Got three models (F, FT and FV)....
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 09-13-2018
Replies: 11
Views: 1,727
Posted By mpaniagua
Appreciate the effort Carterofmars, but will...

Appreciate the effort Carterofmars, but will pass.


Got more confident on RF forum that random guy posting things on FB.

Regards

Marcelo
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 09-12-2018
Replies: 1
Views: 332
Posted By mpaniagua
Got several Ikonta's (6x6 and 6x9). Let me see if...

Got several Ikonta's (6x6 and 6x9). Let me see if one of them fits 532/16 once I get home this night.

Marcelo
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 09-07-2018
Replies: 173
Views: 10,451
Posted By mpaniagua
Preparing to go on a week long camping trip and...

Preparing to go on a week long camping trip and bringing my Rolleiflex SL66 and SL35e.

I suppose some of the lens could be expensive but I got my equipment to be used, no as...
Forum: Nikon Mirrorless 09-06-2018
Replies: 37
Views: 1,190
Posted By mpaniagua
Maybe I missed but anyone know about release date...

Maybe I missed but anyone know about release date and price?

I really love my Canon 6d and this seem a like a good companion.

Regards

Marcelo
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