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Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-12-2019
Replies: 118
Views: 8,154
Posted By jazzwave
Good news....I need analog camera now :D ~ron~

Good news....I need analog camera now :D

~ron~
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 10-18-2018
Replies: 157
Views: 29,890
Posted By jazzwave
Leica M (digital/analog) and Ricoh GRII ~ron~

Leica M (digital/analog) and Ricoh GRII

~ron~
Forum: Travel 05-19-2018
Replies: 142
Views: 4,860
Posted By jazzwave
My trip to Europe, happy with one small camera...

My trip to Europe, happy with one small camera bag:

1. Leica M10, 35 Cron ASPH+ 50 Cron Ridgid
2. Ricoh GR II (28mm)

I just realized I shot more pictures with Ricoh than Leica..:D


~ron~
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-21-2018
Replies: 40
Views: 2,113
Posted By jazzwave
Robert, I have similar configuration, M10 with...

Robert,
I have similar configuration, M10 with 35/2ASPH.
I added old Jupiter 3 (1952, Brian Sweeney's modified), in case for portrait shoot.

I'm happy with this set

~Ron~
Forum: RFF Polls 01-10-2018
Replies: 610
Views: 112,155
Posted By jazzwave
Kodak Instamatic with flashcube, my birthday gift...

Kodak Instamatic with flashcube, my birthday gift in 1975.
I remember the flash can used only for 4 times...:D

~ron~
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 12-27-2017
Replies: 21
Views: 1,087
Posted By jazzwave
JHutchins http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgall...

JHutchins

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/49953/med_U49953I1514083204.SEQ.1.jpg

Keith
http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/5265/med_U5265I1513644884.SEQ.0.jpg
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 12-23-2017
Replies: 1,792
Views: 122,295
Posted By jazzwave
from street , today... <a...

from street , today...
<a href="https://ibb.co/kcdTqR"><img src="https://preview.ibb.co/hJk8qR/jumatan.jpg" alt="jumatan" border="0"></a>


~ron~
Forum: Digital Compacts 12-17-2017
Replies: 1,198
Views: 251,614
Posted By jazzwave
Ricoh...

Ricoh GR2

#1
https://preview.ibb.co/j1jqFR/R0011382bws.jpg (https://ibb.co/c44qFR)

#2
https://preview.ibb.co/kCGRpm/R0011609bws.jpg (https://ibb.co/i9p1N6)
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-16-2017
Replies: 164
Views: 74,746
Posted By jazzwave
I have V3 and then ASPH Tested at store , on...

I have V3 and then ASPH

Tested at store , on M10...

V3
https://preview.ibb.co/kzVmn6/Cron35_V3.jpg

ASPH (forgot to change lens setting to ASPH)
https://preview.ibb.co/bH3Wn6/Cron35_ASPH.jpg
Forum: RFF News 11-29-2017
Replies: 85
Views: 7,267
Posted By jazzwave
I got same error and cannot login with my ID and...

I got same error and cannot login with my ID and password

regards
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 11-20-2017
Replies: 165
Views: 7,350
Posted By jazzwave
It's called Leica IIIdi ...:D ~ron~

It's called Leica IIIdi ...:D


~ron~
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-11-2017
Replies: 834
Views: 143,219
Posted By jazzwave
Summicron 35/2...

Summicron 35/2 V3
http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/24376/med_U24376I1493568076.SEQ.0.jpg



Voigtlander 35/1.4 Nokton...
Forum: Zeiss Contax 11-10-2017
Replies: 139
Views: 76,667
Posted By jazzwave
I use G1 green sticker with 45/2 and 28/2.8 Pro ...

I use G1 green sticker with 45/2 and 28/2.8

Pro : Smaller body than the G2, cheaper. You can get (G1+lens) for G2 body only price.
Cons: Focusing in low light sometime not accurate. In bright...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 11-10-2017
Replies: 145
Views: 14,251
Posted By jazzwave
M8, 50/2 Rigid Love output from 50 rigid for BW,...

M8, 50/2 Rigid
Love output from 50 rigid for BW, low to medium contrast
Old man
http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/24376/med_U24376I1510323322.SEQ.0.jpg

~ron~
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 11-08-2017
Replies: 45
Views: 8,348
Posted By jazzwave
If you ok with manual focus, go to Konica Auto...

If you ok with manual focus, go to Konica Auto S3
Size and Image Quality comparable with T3.

The Hexanon 38/1.8 on S3 is amazing lens, I prefer this lens rather than 35/2.8 sonar on T3.

regards
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 11-02-2017
Replies: 128
Views: 13,193
Posted By jazzwave
I'm happy with my M10 , never got issue in low...

I'm happy with my M10 , never got issue in low light
I can shoot with ISO6400 with acceptable noise
Honestly, I never use ISO more than 1600. And M10 deliver "clean" image at this ISO.


But if...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 10-26-2017
Replies: 35
Views: 1,483
Posted By jazzwave
@Rhl-oregon Love the expression, DoF...

@Rhl-oregon
Love the expression, DoF playing
http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/45148/med_U45148I1508729411.SEQ.0.jpg

Great portrait, good...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 10-26-2017
Replies: 2
Views: 1,717
Posted By jazzwave
Looks clean on the corner, and beautiful color...

Looks clean on the corner, and beautiful color rendering

~ron~
Forum: Digital Compacts 10-23-2017
Replies: 41
Views: 4,190
Posted By jazzwave
Hi Marko, I believe you finished your trip to...

Hi Marko,
I believe you finished your trip to Indonesia.
Would you share with us some pictures and experiences of use Ricoh GR only during this trip

~ron~
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-21-2017
Replies: 50
Views: 2,149
Posted By jazzwave
+1 I'm using wrist strap for my Ricoh GR and...

+1

I'm using wrist strap for my Ricoh GR and shoulder strap for my M or Fuji X.

~ron~
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-19-2017
Replies: 1,203
Views: 340,993
Posted By jazzwave
35/2 ASPH on...

35/2 ASPH on M10

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/24376/med_U24376I1508476151.SEQ.0.jpg

~ron~
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-19-2017
Replies: 57
Views: 2,886
Posted By jazzwave
Craig, Amazing series.....luv it Any shutter...

Craig,
Amazing series.....luv it
Any shutter speed info for those pictures?

~ron~
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-18-2017
Replies: 57
Views: 2,886
Posted By jazzwave
Contax G1 .... out of focus...

Contax G1 .... out of focus...
Forum: Digital Compacts 10-17-2017
Replies: 1,198
Views: 251,614
Posted By jazzwave
From last winter shot Alone...

From last winter shot

Alone ...

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/24376/med_U24376I1508214756.SEQ.0.jpg

~ron~
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 10-17-2017
Replies: 36
Views: 1,660
Posted By jazzwave
Andy, Tony Thank you for mentioned me and my...

Andy, Tony
Thank you for mentioned me and my pictures
All pics shot with Contax G1, 45/2


~ron~
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-13-2017
Replies: 2,578
Views: 497,999
Posted By jazzwave
Contax G1 G45/2...

Contax G1 G45/2...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-13-2017
Replies: 292
Views: 51,498
Posted By jazzwave
http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery...

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/24376/med_U24376I1507393262.SEQ.1.jpg

~ron~
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 08-27-2017
Replies: 1,792
Views: 122,295
Posted By jazzwave
Athens Fuji XE-1,...

Athens
Fuji XE-1,...
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-25-2017
Replies: 2,578
Views: 497,999
Posted By jazzwave
Nice shot William, Dragon boat race? ~ron~

Nice shot William, Dragon boat race?


~ron~
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 08-25-2017
Replies: 53
Views: 4,317
Posted By jazzwave
I use 500 C/M with 80mm and 50mm ...love...

I use 500 C/M with 80mm and 50mm ...love it.
Tried Mamiya RB67, perfect for studio but too big for mobile.

In you want more modern MF, you can try Rolleiflex SLX or 6000 series.

Good luck and happy...
Forum: Fixed Lens 35mm RF 08-20-2017
Replies: 17
Views: 1,483
Posted By jazzwave
My fav : Konica Auto S2 and S3 The hexanon lens...

My fav : Konica Auto S2 and S3
The hexanon lens is very good, as suggested by some RFF member I boght the S2 for only $35

Some sample from...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 08-20-2017
Replies: 210
Views: 28,626
Posted By jazzwave
After 6 happy years use M8(black) and Voigtlander...

After 6 happy years use M8(black) and Voigtlander 35/1.4, I decided to upgrade to M10 (silver) and Summicron 35/2 ASPH.

I hope this new gear will keep me more happy...

Note:
My workhorse M4-P...
Forum: Travel 08-20-2017
Replies: 61
Views: 6,484
Posted By jazzwave
I visited Venice in Feb, during Venice Carnival....

I visited Venice in Feb, during Venice Carnival. Brought 35 and 50mm for my M, but at the end only use 35mm.
During Carnival, Venice very crowded not easy to shoot object without disturbed by...
Forum: Cameras in the Movies / TV / Media 08-09-2017
Replies: 10
Views: 2,451
Posted By jazzwave
+1 Sylvester Stallone use Leica M9 in...

+1

Sylvester Stallone use Leica M9 in Expendables II ...:D

~ron~
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-31-2017
Replies: 100
Views: 6,308
Posted By jazzwave
Bhaktapur ,...

Bhaktapur , Nepal

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/nepal/11566999/Bhaktapur-the-historic-city-near-Kathmandu-flattened-by-earthquakes.html
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-31-2017
Replies: 100
Views: 6,308
Posted By jazzwave
One of my fav I love the framing, smoke,...

One of my fav
I love the framing, smoke, etc..
Sadly...This beautiful place destroyed by earthquake one month after I shoot this...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 07-31-2017
Replies: 20
Views: 1,135
Posted By jazzwave
Thank you..

James, Tony

Thanks for pick my image as Gallery Picks July 24, 2017

regards
~ron~
Forum: Nikon Historical Society 07-27-2017
Replies: 98
Views: 10,618
Posted By jazzwave
Yes, Nikon has Coolpix A (APSc sensor, fixed...

Yes, Nikon has Coolpix A (APSc sensor, fixed lens) to compete with the Fuji X70 + X100 lines. But they failed in the market, people love Fuji or Ricoh GR more .


~ron~
Forum: Nikon Historical Society 07-26-2017
Replies: 98
Views: 10,618
Posted By jazzwave
Hmmm interesting, thinking to upgrade my D600...

Hmmm interesting, thinking to upgrade my D600 ...(GAS)





Nikon has to think harder about exit planning to save the company. They have to learn from Fuji (or Olympus), the company that almost...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 07-26-2017
Replies: 62
Views: 5,167
Posted By jazzwave
Get Zeiss 50/1.5 Sonnar or Jupiter J3 50/1.5...

Get Zeiss 50/1.5 Sonnar or Jupiter J3 50/1.5 Sonnar.

You will get pleasant wedding and portrait shot, with good bokeh and rendering
The image signature of Sonnar is different with your Cron or...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 07-24-2017
Replies: 136
Views: 8,451
Posted By jazzwave
In next couple days , we will see bunch of M10...

In next couple days , we will see bunch of M10 for sale in Classifeds.
or Want to Trade " M10 for iPhone 7".

PM me if you want trade your M10 with my iPhone 7...:D

~ron~
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 07-20-2017
Replies: 39
Views: 2,601
Posted By jazzwave
Many things can make your sky or cloud over...

Many things can make your sky or cloud over exposure
1. "Wrong" exposure, do lower -1/3-2 stop exposure than normal you use. By add speed or higher F. Shadow area become darker....,your choice
2....
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 07-20-2017
Replies: 42
Views: 3,321
Posted By jazzwave
Artisan & Artist Easy slider for my Ms ~ron~

Artisan & Artist Easy slider for my Ms

~ron~
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 07-18-2017
Replies: 7
Views: 951
Posted By jazzwave
@ColSebastianMoran, thanks From the link : "This...

@ColSebastianMoran, thanks

From the link :
"This is a safe and effective stop bath that is quite inexpensive. It will not indicate exhaustion. If left too long in a tray it might form mold. Go to...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 07-18-2017
Replies: 7
Views: 951
Posted By jazzwave
stop bath powder?

Hi,
I'm planning to process BW by myself.
I know Kodak have Developer (D-76) and Fixer in powder, is there any stop bath chemical in powder as well?

I ask this question, because shipping chemical...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-17-2017
Replies: 389
Views: 48,579
Posted By jazzwave
http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery...

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/24376/U24376I1500356716.SEQ.0.jpg





~ron~
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 07-12-2017
Replies: 25
Views: 1,180
Posted By jazzwave
Sell all then buy Sumilux 50/1.4 PreAsph. If u r...

Sell all then buy Sumilux 50/1.4 PreAsph.
If u r lucky you will get ASPH in range $2000-2500

~ron~
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-15-2017
Replies: 63
Views: 3,548
Posted By jazzwave
Nobody like Canon 50/1.4 LTM? For $600 you will...

Nobody like Canon 50/1.4 LTM?
For $600 you will get Canon 50/1.4 and Skopar 35/2.5 (used)

Btw, I got Summicron 35/2 V3 from RFF member for $600

~r0n~
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-29-2017
Replies: 237
Views: 26,349
Posted By jazzwave
Foggy...

Foggy morning

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/24376/med_U24376I1493568076.SEQ.0.jpg

~ron~
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-26-2017
Replies: 4
Views: 966
Posted By jazzwave
Thanks to Sanjay Chaudary, who share this...

Thanks to Sanjay Chaudary, who share this information

Film Chemicals :
C-41 ( Color Negatives) - Liquid Kit (Tetenal) - 2 ltr Kit
E-6 ( Color Slides ) - Liquid Kit (Tetenal)
Available through...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 04-23-2017
Replies: 44
Views: 4,390
Posted By jazzwave
I'm doing this way as well, bought any casual bag...

I'm doing this way as well, bought any casual bag and insert camera pad (buy the pad from ebay, $15).
Many people think, thats normal bag not camera bag.

~ron~
Forum: Optics Theory - 04-23-2017
Replies: 104
Views: 35,857
Posted By jazzwave
This is a good sample of 3D looks.... What...

This is a good sample of 3D looks....
What camera?


~ron~
Forum: Digital Compacts 04-03-2017
Replies: 9
Views: 2,141
Posted By jazzwave
I use Gordys strap (leather) ~ron~

I use Gordys strap (leather)

~ron~
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 03-15-2017
Replies: 123
Views: 8,505
Posted By jazzwave
In my bag... 1. M10 ,Cron 35/2 ASPH 2. Ricoh GR...

In my bag...

1. M10 ,Cron 35/2 ASPH
2. Ricoh GR II or M4P


~ron~
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-15-2017
Replies: 14
Views: 1,023
Posted By jazzwave
I have Black 500CM..thinking to change to the...

I have Black 500CM..thinking to change to the chrome one :D

“The Grass is Always Greener on the Other Side”

~ron~
Forum: Optics Theory - 03-08-2017
Replies: 104
Views: 35,857
Posted By jazzwave
I agreed.....Nikon 24/1.4 and 28/1.4 From Leica...

I agreed.....Nikon 24/1.4 and 28/1.4

From Leica line, I love what 50 Summilux ASPH produced. Especially in wide open.....3D feel

I read in some articles, Micro contrast ( I don't know what the...
Forum: Digital Compacts 03-05-2017
Replies: 1,198
Views: 251,614
Posted By jazzwave
Got Ricoh GR II from RF fellow lasth month, here...

Got Ricoh GR II from RF fellow lasth month, here my 1st...
Forum: Digital Compacts 03-05-2017
Replies: 5
Views: 1,676
Posted By jazzwave
Last month I travelled to Vienna and Prague,...

Last month I travelled to Vienna and Prague, bring Ricoh GR II and iPhone 6s with me.

Both cameras delivered good result, use iPhone for quick candid.
For upload to Flickr, Instagram, 500PX...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 01-28-2017
Replies: 82
Views: 7,029
Posted By jazzwave
Alternative for 35mm is Voigtlander 35/2.5...

Alternative for 35mm is Voigtlander 35/2.5 Skopar , small and good.
You can put M6+35 Skopar in your pants or shirt pocket

Back to 50mm as asked, I like 50/2 planar, for me the result ;sharper ,...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 01-22-2017
Replies: 8
Views: 1,789
Posted By jazzwave
I use VC 21/4 (ltm) for my M8, love it ; cheap,...

I use VC 21/4 (ltm) for my M8, love it ; cheap, small, sharp...

~ron~
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-12-2017
Replies: 29
Views: 4,374
Posted By jazzwave
M6 has 16MP , M3 has 8MP only.. different...

M6 has 16MP , M3 has 8MP only.. different sensor
When you print big size, you will see the different...

:bang:
:D

For me, M6 and 35 Cron Version IV is best arsenal
Forum: Leica SL 01-09-2017
Replies: 23
Views: 5,513
Posted By jazzwave
+1 ... ~ron~

+1 ...

~ron~
Forum: Digital Compacts 01-04-2017
Replies: 4
Views: 3,473
Posted By jazzwave
Thanks... So basically we can use smartphone...

Thanks...

So basically we can use smartphone accessories/charger for GR.

~ron~
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-02-2017
Replies: 61
Views: 3,483
Posted By jazzwave
For $2500 You will get M6 and Sumicron 35/2...

For $2500
You will get M6 and Sumicron 35/2 Version IV...."discreet and dangerous weapon"


~ron~
Forum: Digital Compacts 01-02-2017
Replies: 4
Views: 3,473
Posted By jazzwave
Question USB Battery Charger for Ricoh GR II

Question,

Can we charge Ricoh GRII with Smartphone (Samsung) USB-Wall charger or Power bank?

~ron~
Forum: Digital Compacts 12-31-2016
Replies: 15
Views: 12,933
Posted By jazzwave
My first post in 2017....:D I bought GRII...

My first post in 2017....:D

I bought GRII yesterday from RFF member, waiting the camera arrive

Any setting up recipe or LR preset with Provia 100 looks (or vivid)? Thinking to use this preset to...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 12-29-2016
Replies: 1,388
Views: 329,112
Posted By jazzwave
Let's make this thread alive M8 , Summicron...

Let's make this thread alive


M8 , Summicron Ridgid 50/2

https://s27.postimg.org/u3akdyzkz/L1013228sbw.jpg (https://postimg.org/image/vic52p0nz/)

~ron~
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 12-26-2016
Replies: 10
Views: 1,714
Posted By jazzwave
Voted for Summicron 35/2 version IV and/or...

Voted for Summicron 35/2 version IV and/or Voigtlander 35/2.5
Depend on your budget


~ron~
Forum: Travel 12-13-2016
Replies: 10
Views: 2,136
Posted By jazzwave
By train, any suggestion which city need to visit...

By train, any suggestion which city need to visit during winter? for 16 Days
I'm planning to visit Vienna, Salzburg, Prague, and any city from your suggestion.

@Peter S
Thanks for information, I...
Forum: Travel 12-13-2016
Replies: 10
Views: 2,136
Posted By jazzwave
@radi(c)al_cam , @Alpsman, Thank you for...

@radi(c)al_cam , @Alpsman,

Thank you for information,see u in Vienna...:)

~ron~
Forum: Travel 12-12-2016
Replies: 10
Views: 2,136
Posted By jazzwave
Film processing lab in Vienna, Austria ?

Hi,
I'm planning to visit Vienna and Prague in Feb 2017, bring my M4P with me.

Please inform me Processing lab for BW and Color/Slide in Vienna.

~ron~
Forum: Leica Q / CL/ T / X Series 11-27-2016
Replies: 131
Views: 28,039
Posted By jazzwave
Amazing clarity, rendering and sharpness..its...

Amazing clarity, rendering and sharpness..its real Leica class image.

Keep upload....I love it

~ron~
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 11-24-2016
Replies: 1,388
Views: 329,112
Posted By jazzwave
The picture and food so yummy... Any secret you...

The picture and food so yummy...
Any secret you can share to make this BW so good...

~ron~
Forum: RFF News 11-24-2016
Replies: 22
Views: 3,757
Posted By jazzwave
Done, All finalist photos are good, but I voted...

Done,
All finalist photos are good, but I voted the picture which close to Vivian style only.
Good luck for finalist....

~ron~
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-24-2016
Replies: 1,016
Views: 194,983
Posted By jazzwave
Istanbul Nikon...

Istanbul
Nikon D300
https://c2.staticflickr.com/6/5058/5499434721_9478e59ac8.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/9nY3m2)

Indonesia
1, Konica Auto S2...
Forum: RFF Polls 11-20-2016
Replies: 610
Views: 112,155
Posted By jazzwave
My first camera is Nikon F90X with battery grip,...

My first camera is Nikon F90X with battery grip, is amazing camera.
Replaced by F5 4 years later.

~ron~
Forum: Digital Compacts 11-15-2016
Replies: 61
Views: 5,341
Posted By jazzwave
CMIIW, a Luxury compact in digital era : 1. Full...

CMIIW, a Luxury compact in digital era :
1. Full frame sensor
2. Pocketable
3. 16-24MP (or more)
4. Titanium Body (do we really need this metal?)
5. Price more than $1500 :)
6. Incredible lens...
Forum: Travel 10-31-2016
Replies: 3
Views: 1,314
Posted By jazzwave
Hi Dennis, I'm planning to visit Croatia (and...

Hi Dennis,

I'm planning to visit Croatia (and Montenegro) during winter (January, 2017).
Is this good time to take picture during winter ? I saw some pictures in internet, Plitvice lakes was...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 10-30-2016
Replies: 8
Views: 1,135
Posted By jazzwave
I prefer picture no 2 (shot with XP2) I use XP2...

I prefer picture no 2 (shot with XP2)


I use XP2 or Kodak BW400CN when lazy to shot with real BW film.
Many people happy with XP2, but for me BW400CN close to my taste.
I do digital post processing...
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 10-30-2016
Replies: 14
Views: 2,272
Posted By jazzwave
Found this comparison...

Found this comparison :

http://www.japanexposures.com/lenscomparison/

I think japanexposure provide service to convert 45/2 to M mount.

Btw, I love my 45/2 Contax G planar on my G1. Cheap...
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 10-28-2016
Replies: 18
Views: 2,330
Posted By jazzwave
Levi's 501, my fav since 80's... Now, I have 6...

Levi's 501, my fav since 80's... Now, I have 6 pieces in different color..:)
I bought online form *bay or ***zon. $20-40 (new)

~ron~
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 10-22-2016
Replies: 55
Views: 11,610
Posted By jazzwave
I have Planar and Rigid, the Planar has more...

I have Planar and Rigid, the Planar has more contrast and sharper.
In digital (and BW) I prefer Rigid,easy to do post processing in LR.

But Nokton has more speed (f1.5 compare to f2).

Anyway both...
Forum: Zeiss Contax 10-18-2016
Replies: 51
Views: 4,520
Posted By jazzwave
I have G1+ Planar 45/2, love it... Any film...

I have G1+ Planar 45/2, love it...
Any film working well with this camera.but mostly use T-Max.

If I have to upgrade, probably go to G2 (black) with 45/2 (black).
That not urgent upgrade, but nice...
Forum: Film vs Digital 10-18-2016
Replies: 73
Views: 6,782
Posted By jazzwave
Don't sell anything, keep your current gear Use...

Don't sell anything, keep your current gear
Use your budget for traveling and shoot lot of pictures with your M9 & M2.

IMHO, M9 & M2 is beautiful pair... I wish I have these cameras.

~ron~
Forum: RFF Polls 10-09-2016
Replies: 153
Views: 14,642
Posted By jazzwave
Thank you for info, I love my Spendor LS3/5,...

Thank you for info, I love my Spendor LS3/5, serviced me for almost 12 years. Thinking to replace with Harberth Super HL5plus or Monitor 30 but the budget conflict my Photography hobby..:bang:

~ron~
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 10-08-2016
Replies: 54
Views: 7,158
Posted By jazzwave
Hmm..replace my 18/2 with 23/2? I'm not really...

Hmm..replace my 18/2 with 23/2?

I'm not really happy with 18/2 sharpness and AF speed, but I like the focal length.
My other lens is XF 35/1.4 , Camera; XE-1 (upgrade to XE3 in my wish list)


~ron~
Forum: RFF Polls 10-08-2016
Replies: 153
Views: 14,642
Posted By jazzwave
In living room Logitec Touch+Synology music...

In living room
Logitec Touch+Synology music server, AudioGD DAC, 300B single ended tube amp, Spendor speaker.
My fav Radio stream is BestSmoothJazz (Rod Lucas) radio, London.

Other room
Asus laptop,...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 08-20-2016
Replies: 59
Views: 4,440
Posted By jazzwave
My slr history, 1.Ricoh KR5 ..(gone) 2.Nikon...

My slr history,

1.Ricoh KR5 ..(gone)
2.Nikon F90X.. (gone)
3.Canon EOS 3.. (gone)
4.Mamiya RB67.. (gone)
5.Hasselblad 501CM
7.Nikon F5

Now, mostly use RFs and one dslr
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 08-15-2016
Replies: 68
Views: 6,529
Posted By jazzwave
The most important is pad box inside the bag, we...

The most important is pad box inside the bag, we can buy any bag we like and put the pad box inside..problem solved...:D

~ron~
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 08-15-2016
Replies: 17
Views: 3,393
Posted By jazzwave
Leica is M, not Q, X, T.....:) ~ron~

Leica is M, not Q, X, T.....:)


~ron~
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 08-09-2016
Replies: 62
Views: 13,397
Posted By jazzwave
Thumbs up People love M8.2 more than M9?...:p ~ron~

People love M8.2 more than M9?...:p


~ron~
Forum: Fixed Lens 35mm RF 08-01-2016
Replies: 40
Views: 6,639
Posted By jazzwave
Konica Auto S2

I post a thread couple year ago, to get input from RFF member.

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=73147&highlight=Konica

I bought Konica Auto S2, love it. The Hexanon on S2 is...
Forum: Fuji X Series 08-01-2016
Replies: 33
Views: 4,506
Posted By jazzwave
Agreed with all input above, Just share my...

Agreed with all input above,
Just share my experience with my XE-1, I have XF lens and some manual lenses.

I 'm using Fujimfilm adapter (for M lens), working good on my Summicron 35/2 v3 and...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 06-16-2016
Replies: 32
Views: 2,784
Posted By jazzwave
I have similar lens, sent to Youxin for CLA. He...

I have similar lens, sent to Youxin for CLA. He is doing good with reasonable price. Email him first before send the lens, explain what do you expect (including process time ).

Good CLA'er,...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 05-03-2016
Replies: 94
Views: 7,965
Posted By jazzwave
Leica M9, Full frame, $3200 (used, good...

Leica M9, Full frame, $3200 (used, good condition)
Fujifilm XPro-2 , crop/apsc ,$1850 (new)

You can consider Sony A7 series as well, full frame

Happy shopping..:)

~ron~
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 05-02-2016
Replies: 55
Views: 3,357
Posted By jazzwave
I think Leica has consult to Fengshui expert for...

I think Leica has consult to Fengshui expert for new camera name.
Got suggestion from them; Pls avoid M10, M11, M12 , not lucky number.

Then Leica find other number M240 (2+4+0=6)
"THE MOUNTAIN...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 05-02-2016
Replies: 19
Views: 4,611
Posted By jazzwave
35/2 Summicron V4, nice small lens, sharp, good...

35/2 Summicron V4, nice small lens, sharp, good bokeh..
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 05-02-2016
Replies: 234
Views: 25,500
Posted By jazzwave
In 2018, Leica will release new camera: Leica M-D...

In 2018, Leica will release new camera: Leica M-D with lcd screen added as new feature.


Leica look lost orientation for their product roadmap

I confused with new Leica (digital) name: M (240,...
Forum: Fuji Digital General Discussion 04-15-2016
Replies: 79
Views: 8,527
Posted By jazzwave
"Combine that w/ a 18f2 and 35f2 and u got your...

"Combine that w/ a 18f2 and 35f2 and u got your 28/50 combo"

Agree....:D


~ron~
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 02-28-2016
Replies: 183
Views: 23,257
Posted By jazzwave
http://s7.postimg.org/5hd0uv65n/Old_man.jpg...

http://s7.postimg.org/5hd0uv65n/Old_man.jpg (http://postimage.org/)

@Athens, Grand Meat Market
Forum: Travel 02-11-2016
Replies: 7
Views: 3,444
Posted By jazzwave
Photos

I'm back to home ,happy with my Greece trips..:)

Here, I share some shots from Greece, Central Athens meat market
From Fuji XE-1,...
Forum: Travel 02-02-2016
Replies: 137
Views: 14,933
Posted By jazzwave
Agree.... Bring one camera (prefer the...

Agree....


Bring one camera (prefer the digital), one 50mm (equivalent) lens....
and comfort sneakers shoes.

Enjoy your trip...
Forum: Travel 01-18-2016
Replies: 7
Views: 3,444
Posted By jazzwave
Thanks Nikos, I will visit Piraeus port as well...

Thanks Nikos, I will visit Piraeus port as well back from Mykonos by Blue star.

How far Piraeus city from port?


~ron~
Forum: Zeiss Contax 01-18-2016
Replies: 36
Views: 6,080
Posted By jazzwave
Champagne G2 body with black lens are not...

Champagne G2 body with black lens are not pleasant..:)
Buy another black G2 if the cost less than 300.


~ron~
Forum: Travel 01-18-2016
Replies: 7
Views: 3,444
Posted By jazzwave
Noted, I think flea market only available during...

Noted,
I think flea market only available during weekend, right?

Any input for nice interior church or cathedral?
I will visit Meteora monasteries as well, but said ;is not allowed to take...
Forum: Fuji Digital General Discussion 01-18-2016
Replies: 175
Views: 20,158
Posted By jazzwave
I'm waiting for X70 details information and...

I'm waiting for X70 details information and sample result (new X-trans sensor, like XPro2?)

Buy Ricoh GR, mode: postponed ;)

~ron~
Forum: Travel 01-15-2016
Replies: 7
Views: 3,444
Posted By jazzwave
Question Athens street photography

Planning to visit Athens in 4th week of Jan 2016.

Any suggestion of Athens sweet spot for street photography?

Are there any old church that I can take picture inside (interior)?

Thanks in...
Forum: Travel 01-12-2016
Replies: 13
Views: 2,582
Posted By jazzwave
Visit Harbour city shopping mall, there are some...

Visit Harbour city shopping mall, there are some camera stores sell Leica (new and used) , also LEICA store.

~ron
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 01-06-2016
Replies: 1,388
Views: 329,112
Posted By jazzwave
janorun974 , Nice shots..pls upload more ~ron~

janorun974 ,
Nice shots..pls upload more


~ron~
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-31-2015
Replies: 24
Views: 2,757
Posted By jazzwave
I got same experience with the cheapo adapter,...

I got same experience with the cheapo adapter, stuck.

Voigtländer adapter is solution, problem free.
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 12-31-2015
Replies: 13
Views: 1,950
Posted By jazzwave
within your budget, you already set good...

within your budget, you already set good choice

CV 28 f/2
CV 35 2.5
CV 40 1.4
Leitz/minolta 40 f/2
CANON LTM 50 1.8/1.4

You can't go wrong with your list above, but if you need only one lens the...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 12-29-2015
Replies: 126
Views: 12,888
Posted By jazzwave
Sorry slightly OOT, not f1.4 Planar 45/2 for...

Sorry slightly OOT, not f1.4

Planar 45/2 for Contax G is amazing..:cool:
Somebody has modified to M mount in Japan.
http://www.japanexposures.com/lenscomparison/


~ron~
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 12-29-2015
Replies: 126
Views: 12,888
Posted By jazzwave
Thumbs up raid, Beautiful shot from Sonnar... my 50mm for...

raid,
Beautiful shot from Sonnar...

my 50mm for M wish list:
1. Summilux 50/1.4 ASPH ( Sorry Noctilux f0.95, I don't include u in my list :D )
2. Summicron 50/2 APO
3. Zeiss Sonnar 50/1.5
4. Zeiss...
Forum: Travel 12-29-2015
Replies: 10
Views: 1,525
Posted By jazzwave
Lenses :) 1.For Leica: CV21/4 , Cron 35/2, Cron...

Lenses :)

1.For Leica: CV21/4 , Cron 35/2, Cron 50/2 rigid
2.For Fuji : 18/2 , 35/1.4 .. (I have M to Fuji Adapter as well)
3.Contax G1 : 28/2 Biogon, 45/2 Planar


~ron~
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-28-2015
Replies: 158
Views: 14,759
Posted By jazzwave
For Rangefinder streetphoto, my choose 35mm or...

For Rangefinder streetphoto, my choose 35mm or 50mm.Simple and lite.

For portrait, prefer to use >50mm, wide open to get shallow DoF.
In DSLR 85mm and 135mm are very nice focal length for model...
Forum: Travel 12-28-2015
Replies: 10
Views: 1,525
Posted By jazzwave
Winter trip camera

Need your input...

Plan to visit Greece in end of jan 2016; Athens, Meteora, Santorini.
I want to bring light gear (max two small cameras in small bag).

In my cupboard:
Digital:
1.Leica M8
2.Fuji...
Forum: Fuji Digital General Discussion 12-27-2015
Replies: 34
Views: 8,525
Posted By jazzwave
When do comparison, did u use same lens for both...

When do comparison, did u use same lens for both cameras?
I think lens has contribution for color and rendition.

Post sample of pics will be nice, thx.

~ron~
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-23-2015
Replies: 24
Views: 2,049
Posted By jazzwave
Lot of photographers use Instagram to display...

Lot of photographers use Instagram to display some sample his/her collections. But for completed set (bigger and better IQ) they stored in their website or Flickr,500px etc.(they put link in...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 12-08-2015
Replies: 40
Views: 3,941
Posted By jazzwave
28 and 35 too close. Something between 21-24mm, ...

28 and 35 too close.

Something between 21-24mm, become 21(24)/35/50 set,
but framing and shot with 21mm very challenging..:)
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-06-2015
Replies: 58
Views: 5,856
Posted By jazzwave
mfogiel, I have to agree with this...

mfogiel,
I have to agree with this suggestion,need 1 roll/2days, take shot pictures for 1 hour per day.

The remain time is following our wife when shopping and watch her when use my credit...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 12-05-2015
Replies: 33
Views: 4,301
Posted By jazzwave
Thumbs up Wise word...I couldn't agree more .

Wise word...I couldn't agree more .
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 12-05-2015
Replies: 1,792
Views: 122,295
Posted By jazzwave
Love this shot, beatiful shadow and hi-light...

Love this shot, beatiful shadow and hi-light composition


Great shot Helen, love it..


~ron~
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 11-19-2015
Replies: 64
Views: 9,188
Posted By jazzwave
I love my M8, delivered awesome BW and sharp...

I love my M8, delivered awesome BW and sharp image.
Acceptable ISO at 800 suitable for me, I never shot more than ISO1200.
Tool M8 .RAW => .DNG conversion help me for Hi ISO.

No problem with crop...
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 11-10-2015
Replies: 54
Views: 8,985
Posted By jazzwave
http://petapixel.com/2013/11/23/interview-street-p...

http://petapixel.com/2013/11/23/interview-street-photographer-eric-kim/


Quote from above link
"In regards to my workshops, they are focused on building confidence and fundamental skills in street...
Forum: Digital Compacts 11-10-2015
Replies: 49
Views: 6,388
Posted By jazzwave
I want to c price reduced...$399 perhaps :D ~ron~

I want to c price reduced...$399 perhaps :D

~ron~
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 10-20-2015
Replies: 20
Views: 1,867
Posted By jazzwave
most sugested lens above is plannar or double...

most sugested lens above is plannar or double gauss design. There are other nice lens; Sonnar. You can find this kind lens (50/1,.5) within your budget like Jupiter J3 .


Sent from my iPhone using...
Forum: Fuji X Series 10-19-2015
Replies: 11
Views: 2,432
Posted By jazzwave
I use X-E1 and M8 for my Leica M lens. M8 produce...

I use X-E1 and M8 for my Leica M lens. M8 produce better BW result but weak In low light, max ISO800 acceptable for me.
But our friend in this forum has small aplikasi to uncompress M8 file and given...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 10-14-2015
Replies: 44
Views: 5,600
Posted By jazzwave
+1 for Zeiss 50/1.5 Sonnar, beautiful signature...

+1 for Zeiss 50/1.5 Sonnar, beautiful signature for portrait and B/W.

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=113584

~ron~
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 10-10-2015
Replies: 28
Views: 1,995
Posted By jazzwave
Is there any lab accept Paypal payment for...

Is there any lab accept Paypal payment for processing B/W and E6?

~ron~
Forum: Fuji X Series 10-09-2015
Replies: 22
Views: 6,597
Posted By jazzwave
Head to head ;Cron vs Fujinon 35mm

I did some test, non scientific test..just shot in similiar apeture:
Summicron 35/2 V3 and Fujinon 35/1.4 AF

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5688/21435876603_55c0fe2ef7_o.jpg...
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 10-09-2015
Replies: 71
Views: 4,018
Posted By jazzwave
Congrat for your achievement, 65 years old... God...

Congrat for your achievement, 65 years old... God bless you


Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
Forum: Fixed Lens 35mm RF 10-08-2015
Replies: 107
Views: 32,228
Posted By jazzwave
Konica my fav

I have all 5 cameras above , Konica S2 and S3 lens (Hexanon) delivered pleasant IQ (sharp, rendering, contrast)

I sold all, except Konicas;S2 and...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 07-05-2015
Replies: 144
Views: 40,091
Posted By jazzwave
Yesss, I love Sonnar looks......

Yesss, I love Sonnar looks......
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 06-08-2015
Replies: 14
Views: 2,493
Posted By jazzwave
my fav is no 5, what lens for this shot.. ~ron~

my fav is no 5, what lens for this shot..

~ron~
Forum: Fixed Lens 35mm RF 03-16-2015
Replies: 107
Views: 32,228
Posted By jazzwave
I love Konica Auto S2 and S3...amazing Hexanon...

I love Konica Auto S2 and S3...amazing Hexanon lens
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 03-16-2015
Replies: 26
Views: 7,477
Posted By jazzwave
M8 has B/W soul ...;) I use M8 for almost 5...

M8 has B/W soul ...;)
I use M8 for almost 5 years, still love it . Later I bought Fuji X and Ricoh, but M8 deliver different things.
Forum: Travel 02-28-2015
Replies: 18
Views: 2,583
Posted By jazzwave
Istanbul is one of the best place for street...

Istanbul is one of the best place for street photography t...you can find lot of daily activities at Grand bazzar, Gallata, etc.

Rome is good place as well, mostly object of photography are ancient...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 01-09-2015
Replies: 22
Views: 5,121
Posted By jazzwave
Good sample Maggie....nice Business class seat...

Good sample Maggie....nice Business class seat and wine

Btw, I have CV 21/4 LTM for my M8...no complain, sharp, contrast and color good.
For this price and focal range,CV 21/4 LTM is the...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-09-2015
Replies: 43
Views: 6,119
Posted By jazzwave
agreed with above opinions For me, I choose TMax...

agreed with above opinions

For me, I choose TMax due to less grain and more control contrast.
Sometime if I want more grain, I add in PS...:)

~ron~
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 01-05-2015
Replies: 42
Views: 8,648
Posted By jazzwave
....or our eyes/brain see/interpret differently :D

....or our eyes/brain see/interpret differently :D
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 12-31-2014
Replies: 57
Views: 7,901
Posted By jazzwave
Agreed.....

Agreed.....
Forum: CSC : Digital Compact System Cameras - 12-17-2014
Replies: 57
Views: 6,781
Posted By jazzwave
I'm looking small camera, should I postpone my...

I'm looking small camera, should I postpone my plan to buy Ricoh GR and waiting Nikon and Canon FF mirror less cam release?

GAS burning..:)
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-01-2014
Replies: 33
Views: 6,889
Posted By jazzwave
I assume Summicron 50 II is the Rigid one, I...

I assume Summicron 50 II is the Rigid one,

I have simmiliar condition when I need 50mm for my M8, decided to buy Summicron 50 Rigid.
Yes , Nokton 50/1.5 faster ,but fo me IQ of Sumicron Rigid...
Forum: Fuji X Series 11-10-2014
Replies: 50
Views: 6,392
Posted By jazzwave
I bought used XE-1 for $300 , added used 35/1.4...

I bought used XE-1 for $300 , added used 35/1.4 and 18/2.
This suitable solution for my need; streetphoto, portrait.

I like XE-1 due to good IQ, cheap, not worry about AF.. I can do manual focus....
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 10-27-2014
Replies: 37
Views: 5,536
Posted By jazzwave
Helooooo ...............Fuji , Kodak waiting...

Helooooo ...............Fuji , Kodak


waiting mode:ON
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 10-22-2014
Replies: 128
Views: 24,611
Posted By jazzwave
I scan in color with Plutesk, convert to BW in...

I scan in color with Plutesk, convert to BW in PS.

My concern with post processing from BW negative, sometime eliminate "signature/character" of negative film.
Let's say, scan result from Neopan...
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 09-26-2014
Replies: 156
Views: 53,420
Posted By jazzwave
#1 https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3878/15361960425...

#1
https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3878/15361960425_76fbf18342.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/ppu4CD)
DSCF7209_S800 (https://flic.kr/p/ppu4CD) by r_o_n_n_i (https://www.flickr.com/people/[email protected]/), on...
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 09-17-2014
Replies: 127
Views: 30,538
Posted By jazzwave
Anybody has visited Photokina and tried ZM 35/1.4...

Anybody has visited Photokina and tried ZM 35/1.4 and Ultron 35/1.7?
I glad if can see the shot result especially at wide open 1.4 or 1.7.

~ron~
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 08-21-2014
Replies: 314
Views: 88,455
Posted By jazzwave
I use Plustek 7600 for 35mm with Silverfast...

I use Plustek 7600 for 35mm with Silverfast application, PP in Photoshop CS6
So far, I'm happy
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 08-20-2014
Replies: 38
Views: 10,041
Posted By jazzwave
Good choice...you will happy with 35/1.4. Don't...

Good choice...you will happy with 35/1.4.
Don't forget to upgrade firmware to the latest version.

~ron~
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 08-20-2014
Replies: 41
Views: 4,062
Posted By jazzwave
Fujifilm rebate, US only untill 6 September,...

Fujifilm rebate, US only untill 6 September, 2014.
27mm f2.8 price $299, check in your fav store or Amazon

~ron~
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 08-17-2014
Replies: 255
Views: 84,611
Posted By jazzwave
Bought from RFF ,so far I like it. Test from...

Bought from RFF ,so far I like it.

Test from last week on XE-1
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 08-13-2014
Replies: 465
Views: 124,144
Posted By jazzwave
Thanks, just ordered 48 to52mm step up and 52mm...

Thanks, just ordered 48 to52mm step up and 52mm vented hood. ...:D
Forum: Other RF 08-06-2014
Replies: 40
Views: 12,415
Posted By jazzwave
I have QL17 III,Konica Auto S2 and S3 The S2 is...

I have QL17 III,Konica Auto S2 and S3

The S2 is my fav, the hexanon lens in this camera is superb., sharp and good rendering.
I have simmiliar situation with OP and go to buy S2...no regret
I...
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 06-30-2014
Replies: 23
Views: 2,746
Posted By jazzwave
My first combo XE-1 and Fujinon 35/1.4 looks...

My first combo XE-1 and Fujinon 35/1.4 looks promising..:)
Compare to result from DSLR Canon 7D and 35/1.4L, not much different in term;sharpness,rendering,

So far happy with 35/1.4, yes to tight...
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 06-28-2014
Replies: 23
Views: 2,746
Posted By jazzwave
Thanks Ezzie, done I think I'm getting old and...

Thanks Ezzie, done

I think I'm getting old and need glasses, previoustly I didn't see "A" on dial..:bang:
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 06-28-2014
Replies: 23
Views: 2,746
Posted By jazzwave
I got black XE-1 and 35/1.4..(thanks to RFF...

I got black XE-1 and 35/1.4..(thanks to RFF member)

As your suggestion, I upgraded body FW to 2.3 and lens to 3.1.
Question; how to set camera to Aperture Priority?

~ron~
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 06-09-2014
Replies: 23
Views: 2,746
Posted By jazzwave
I just bought black XE-1 (used) from e**y,...

I just bought black XE-1 (used) from e**y, expected next week will arrive.
As your suggestion, I will take (used) XF 35/1.4 as my first lens..how much does it cost?

~ron~
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 06-01-2014
Replies: 23
Views: 2,746
Posted By jazzwave
.. :D Another never ending debate, Silver or...

.. :D

Another never ending debate, Silver or Black body?..I saw in Amazon for the used one the cost around $320.
Used 27/2.8 pancake , cost $300.
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 05-31-2014
Replies: 23
Views: 2,746
Posted By jazzwave
First prime lens for XE-1?

I'm Leica M8,M4P user ..GAS come to my head, thinking to buy used XE-1.The reason because XE-1 is RF style camera with AF.

Need your help to find first Fuji prime lens for this camera. I will use...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 05-19-2014
Replies: 42
Views: 4,158
Posted By jazzwave
I have 50/1.4 LTM, it sharp lens. But if you want...

I have 50/1.4 LTM, it sharp lens.
But if you want with different signature, go to Canon 50/1.5 or the cheaper 50/18 LTM...its Sonnar lens.Good for potrait
...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-03-2014
Replies: 447
Views: 238,396
Posted By jazzwave
Thumbs up 50 Lux and Cron ASPH , the best 50mm lens....for...

50 Lux and Cron ASPH , the best 50mm lens....for me
Sorry, I 'm not consider 50 Nocttilux as the best...for it just biger apperture f0.95 only, not signature quality.

~ron~
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-03-2014
Replies: 52
Views: 5,611
Posted By jazzwave
Thumbs up Get more money from your existing lenses..sell...

Get more money from your existing lenses..sell it, buy used 28 cron and 50 Lux ASPH. It will give you more concentrate on shooting rather think which lens should you use.

If you have remain money in...
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 03-10-2014
Replies: 127
Views: 48,637
Posted By jazzwave
$199 in Amazon..... ...

$199 in Amazon.....

http://www.amazon.com/Fujifilm-27mm-F2-8-Compact-Prime/dp/B00DCM0DUU/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1394435709&sr=8-1&keywords=fuji+27mm+f2.8


Shopping time gentleman...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-25-2013
Replies: 64
Views: 5,466
Posted By jazzwave
2013 : 90% Digital, 10% Analog 2014 : 50%...

2013 : 90% Digital, 10% Analog

2014 : 50% Digital, 40% Analog (35mm) and 10% (120)

Wish me luck
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 12-17-2013
Replies: 32
Views: 10,223
Posted By jazzwave
Gordy's ...

Gordy's

http://farm5.staticflickr.com/4127/5150408537_753f0b5501.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/ronni_photo/5150408537/)
Gordy strap (http://www.flickr.com/photos/ronni_photo/5150408537/) by...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-06-2013
Replies: 74
Views: 21,103
Posted By jazzwave
Please posting the scan result from this...

Please posting the scan result from this AgfaPhoto CT 100 Precisa


~ron~
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-05-2013
Replies: 129
Views: 13,622
Posted By jazzwave
My wish list, RF lenses: 1.Contax G...

My wish list, RF lenses:

1.Contax G 45/2
2.Contax G 21
3.Sumilllux 50/1.4
4.ZM Zeiss Sonnar 50/1.5
5.Sumicron 28/2.8
6.Sumillux 35/1.4 ASPH,FLE
Forum: Fixed Lens 35mm RF 12-05-2013
Replies: 53
Views: 7,731
Posted By jazzwave
I have Canonet GIII QL, and sold it I after got...

I have Canonet GIII QL, and sold it I after got Konica Auto S2.
The S2 has better lens (hexanon) than the canon, i love it.

Yesterday, I bought another Konica, the black S3.
I like S3 because...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-25-2013
Replies: 41
Views: 3,330
Posted By jazzwave
Agreed......+1

Agreed......+1
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 11-07-2013
Replies: 43
Views: 13,201
Posted By jazzwave
Nokton 35/1.4 SC all at f1.4 ...

Nokton 35/1.4 SC

all at f1.4

#1
http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7198/6881704459_bec025c61c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/ronni_photo/6881704459/)
HERO;...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-21-2013
Replies: 180
Views: 17,189
Posted By jazzwave
Ho ho ho,....best Christmas gifts (in 2015) ...

Ho ho ho,....best Christmas gifts (in 2015)

1.Digital Nikon FM2
2.Digital Contax G2


:D
Forum: Fuji X Series 10-19-2013
Replies: 64
Views: 9,281
Posted By jazzwave
Nope, better AF is not my goal ...better...

Nope, better AF is not my goal ...better IQ,yes
Mostly I use manual lens like Leica, Zeiss, Voight

Expecting Fujifilm Digital Fullframe release in 2014 to compete with Sony A7R......

Fuji X-FF1 ;)
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 10-19-2013
Replies: 1,388
Views: 329,112
Posted By jazzwave
M8 , Nokton 35/1.4 ...

M8 , Nokton 35/1.4

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7434/10347471284_9881858c80.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/ronni_photo/10347471284/)
L1012974s...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 10-15-2013
Replies: 166
Views: 21,538
Posted By jazzwave
Kodak Elitechrome 100 EBX ...

Kodak Elitechrome 100 EBX

http://farm1.staticflickr.com/11/91195493_39dc627246.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/ronni_photo/91195493/)
Red sky (north Jakarta dawn)...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-15-2013
Replies: 54
Views: 3,751
Posted By jazzwave
Depend on your bugget ...:D M6 M4P M3 T3 ...

Depend on your bugget ...:D

M6
M4P
M3
T3
G2
or Digital:M8,X-E1,GAS....starting
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 10-08-2013
Replies: 3
Views: 1,076
Posted By jazzwave
I met him in his photo Exibhition "Africa" in...

I met him in his photo Exibhition "Africa" in Doha 2010.
Agree, pictures are amazing and nice person.

Amazed with his descission move his career from World Bank Economist to be Photographer.
He...
Forum: Zeiss Contax 10-05-2013
Replies: 23
Views: 2,979
Posted By jazzwave
I skip the 35mm, prefer the 28mm. Later I will...

I skip the 35mm, prefer the 28mm.
Later I will add the magnificent 21/2.8 Biogon...,but costly
Forum: Zeiss Contax 08-28-2013
Replies: 20
Views: 10,469
Posted By jazzwave
For me , G21 and G45 better than ZM 21, 50 I'm...

For me , G21 and G45 better than ZM 21, 50

I'm not impressed with G28 result , I never tried the G90
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-26-2013
Replies: 353
Views: 46,805
Posted By jazzwave
1 http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5012/5492236584_e2...

1
http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5012/5492236584_e26092218c.jpg

2.
http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5056/5390829022_28dbf15ee9.jpg
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 08-26-2013
Replies: 234
Views: 30,194
Posted By jazzwave
No pictures from Noctilux 50/0.95 with...

No pictures from Noctilux 50/0.95 with film/analog camera?

:D
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-21-2013
Replies: 133
Views: 22,661
Posted By jazzwave
Later, It will become collector item...the...

Later, It will become collector item...the "uncommon design" of Leica M.

~ron~
Forum: Fuji X Series 08-04-2013
Replies: 27
Views: 6,606
Posted By jazzwave
Any idea how to focus use LCD for manual lens...

Any idea how to focus use LCD for manual lens like M lens?
For still object it can be easy but for street photo/people will be problem
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 07-31-2013
Replies: 45
Views: 6,137
Posted By jazzwave
I have 21CV, 35CV, 50 Cron Ridgid......but mostly...

I have 21CV, 35CV, 50 Cron Ridgid......but mostly 35CV stay on M8.
Probably, later I will changed the 35/1.4CV with 35/2 Cron

~ron~
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 05-23-2013
Replies: 43
Poll: 21 vs 25
Views: 5,068
Posted By jazzwave
ZM21 I love ultrawide effect and posibility to...

ZM21 I love ultrawide effect and posibility to crop more free..
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-02-2013
Replies: 56
Views: 4,866
Posted By jazzwave
Don't sell the M6 Imagine...in 2025, your M6 will...

Don't sell the M6
Imagine...in 2025, your M6 will become collectible item and the price $10 000..:)

In 2025, X1000 released and your X100s.....will be stayed in the box , not working because...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 03-27-2013
Replies: 31
Views: 5,171
Posted By jazzwave
I love my J3 (modified by Brian)...

I love my J3 (modified by Brian)...
Forum: Digital Compacts 03-22-2013
Replies: 4
Views: 1,359
Posted By jazzwave
I ordered from Amazon $298 yesterday, I think...

I ordered from Amazon $298 yesterday,
I think for view finder i will use my 21 Voiglander view finder...

Postman please hurry....:)
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 03-14-2013
Replies: 48
Views: 3,161
Posted By jazzwave
Buy X-E1 body,keep your M6.....use your summicron...

Buy X-E1 body,keep your M6.....use your summicron for both.
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 02-25-2013
Replies: 6
Views: 2,499
Posted By jazzwave
Thumbs up I got J3 from Brian for my M8..love it, smooth...

I got J3 from Brian for my M8..love it, smooth and glowing especially in wide open f1.5....
Forum: Other RF 02-25-2013
Replies: 103
Views: 7,800
Posted By jazzwave
1.Konica Auto S2 2.Contax G with 45/2 Planar ...

1.Konica Auto S2
2.Contax G with 45/2 Planar

plus bunch of Tri-X,Ektar
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 02-04-2013
Replies: 3
Views: 1,295
Posted By jazzwave
Nice capture and vibrant colours..thanks for...

Nice capture and vibrant colours..thanks for sharing
Forum: Zeiss Contax 09-27-2012
Replies: 18
Views: 6,964
Posted By jazzwave
I prefer F100 (SLR) for portrait or model shot....

I prefer F100 (SLR) for portrait or model shot. Flexibitity to choose more option lens: Nikon AF 50, 85, 105, 24-70 zoom or 70-200 for outdoor shot. If you still want to use Zeiss lens you can use...
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 09-26-2012
Replies: 72
Views: 12,955
Posted By jazzwave
I vote for M8 and OMD/X-E1 plus M lens that can...

I vote for M8 and OMD/X-E1 plus M lens that can be used for both cameras.


Bring analog camera (film) also good, you always get different experience with analog camera. I prefer with AF ; Contax...
Forum: Zeiss Contax 09-24-2012
Replies: 15
Views: 5,096
Posted By jazzwave
If you don't have problem with manual focus, ZI...

If you don't have problem with manual focus, ZI is the better way (good looking and built, many M lens available).

Contax G is nice and easy to use RF , just like point & shot, I'm happy with...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 09-11-2012
Replies: 29
Views: 9,731
Posted By jazzwave
I love what Sumicron 28/2 produced, sharp and...

I love what Sumicron 28/2 produced, sharp and fast... but costly.
Forum: Travel 07-25-2012
Replies: 13
Views: 1,638
Posted By jazzwave
Very nice photo series... Beside shot with M9,...

Very nice photo series...

Beside shot with M9, did u shot "No Country for Old Men" with film as well?
Forum: Travel 07-25-2012
Replies: 121
Views: 20,344
Posted By jazzwave
Chris, We are waiting your travel...

Chris,
We are waiting your travel pictures.....share with us..
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 07-18-2012
Replies: 214
Views: 23,505
Posted By jazzwave
BW with M8

If you plan to convert to BW, I prefer not to use IR cut filter.
M8 without an IR-cut filter is a truly great BW camera ....


Buy.....buy.....buy ....:D


~ron~
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