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Forum: Leica M9 / ME 08-02-2015
Replies: 22
Views: 2,891
Posted By rickp
here is another mention of the shroud issue on...

here is another mention of the shroud issue on the cameraquest.com site. quote from cameraquest.com. it may not apply to your lens:
Leica M8 Update: The...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 08-02-2015
Replies: 22
Views: 2,891
Posted By rickp
it was a while ago, but i remember this...

it was a while ago, but i remember this difficulty with a first version 35/1.2 and leica m8 or 9. try will van manen at kameraservice nl. i'm pretty sure he can fix the shroud and add 6 bit code at...
Forum: Leica Q / T / X Series 07-14-2015
Replies: 114
Views: 22,043
Posted By rickp
[quote=Austerby;2496227]I'd like them to do a...

[quote=Austerby;2496227]I'd like them to do a Tri-Elmar version - 28-50-90

i'd go one step further, and wish for a Q-Vario. remember the digilux 2 with f2 and a macro setting?
Forum: Travel 06-20-2015
Replies: 21
Views: 2,418
Posted By rickp
have a banana crepe on the walking street (or...

have a banana crepe on the walking street (or else!)

greetings from hamburg

rick
Forum: Help / Feedback forum 06-06-2015
Replies: 13
Views: 1,858
Posted By rickp
great idea!

great idea!
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 05-14-2015
Replies: 18
Views: 1,350
Posted By rickp
i've had good luck ordering from...

i've had good luck ordering from http://www.cameraleather.com/ . i think you'll like the photos and examples of all the leathers and covers on their website.

good luck

rick
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-11-2015
Replies: 41
Views: 16,106
Posted By rickp
+1 have a look for a summicron 40 f2 while...

+1

have a look for a summicron 40 f2 while you're still looking. super small, lovely look to the images on digital and film, and sometimes available (at least in europe) at €300+ or...
Forum: RFF Polls 04-08-2015
Replies: 120
Views: 13,570
Posted By rickp
inexpensive lenses

i can easily second everyone's recommendation for the 40mm summicron and nikon 55 f3.5 micro, but would like to add this one for consideration:
Leica screw mount NIKON NIKKOR-HC 50mm f2

it's...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 03-29-2015
Replies: 10
Views: 4,160
Posted By rickp
thank you for the link. i'll be sure to have a...

thank you for the link. i'll be sure to have a look.

regards

rick
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-22-2015
Replies: 8
Views: 976
Posted By rickp
hello i've somehow missed the appeal of social...

hello

i've somehow missed the appeal of social media, and have since left linkedin and facebook, the two i ''tried''.

i am curious about your post, though, and hope that everyone replied to you...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 02-25-2015
Replies: 8
Views: 1,165
Posted By rickp
how about using your budget to get a macro lens...

how about using your budget to get a macro lens for your digital camera? then take two photos of each panorama shot and stitch them. with care, the results should be pretty good. there are...
Forum: Travel 02-16-2015
Replies: 20
Views: 1,974
Posted By rickp
my download/installation went fine - germany, mac...

my download/installation went fine - germany, mac mini, and my @kabelmail.de account.

thanks very much for the link.
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 02-14-2015
Replies: 10
Views: 4,160
Posted By rickp
i'll watch and learn here too. i'm also...

i'll watch and learn here too. i'm also interested in solutions for the v700 and a mask/holder for xpan negatives.

greetings from hamburg

rick
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-14-2014
Replies: 262
Views: 40,001
Posted By rickp
Schiphol airport

from the Nemo science exhibit at Schiphol Airport. Fun to have one eye, two zippers and three legs. :D
Forum: Help / Feedback forum 05-05-2014
Replies: 2,231
Sticky: User Feedback
Views: 249,106
Posted By rickp
i'm confused (nothing new). is this 'sticky'...

i'm confused (nothing new).

is this 'sticky' meant to replace or enhance the feedback ratings in the classified section?
Forum: Optics Theory - 06-11-2013
Replies: 28
Views: 4,022
Posted By rickp
if there is a distinct look i like from lenses,...

if there is a distinct look i like from lenses, then it happens most frequently / reliably using the mandler designs. in practice, that means 2 of 3 on the MM (50 and 75), and 2 of 4 (19mm v2 and...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 06-04-2013
Replies: 6
Views: 4,019
Posted By rickp
sorry joe i didn't see your question or other...

sorry joe

i didn't see your question or other posts and thought the thread had died.

yes, i used rechargable nicad battery cells (c or d, whichever fit) and wired them to get the correct voltage....
Forum: Leica Screw Mount Copies 05-25-2013
Replies: 27
Views: 6,518
Posted By rickp
MS Optical Perar 35mm f3.5

hard to get much smaller ;)
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 05-13-2013
Replies: 18
Views: 3,742
Posted By rickp
Kameraservice

hello alex

if (IF) your lenses need service (see other comments), here are my thoughts:

will & cathy (kameraservice) have just cleaned and relubricated the focusing helicoid on my 35mm summilux...
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 05-11-2013
Replies: 4
Views: 1,488
Posted By rickp
monochrom and i/r

hi

a) i'm no experienced IR user, and b) these two were taken late in november with autumn leaf colors instead of green, but the filter was an 092 b&w on a Monochrom.

i guess it's safe to say that...
Forum: RFF News 05-08-2013
Replies: 73
Views: 6,973
Posted By rickp
classifieds - the relationship between payment of ad and appearance of ad is 'broken'

example 1:

i clicked to relist my expired ad (summilux 24mm)
i paid by paypal
rff said sorry but no details for the ad on file - please submit a new one
submitted new ad, but it appears only at the...
Forum: RFF News 04-28-2013
Replies: 73
Views: 6,973
Posted By rickp
+1 for me on this subject! and my usual...

+1 for me on this subject! and my usual request that 'SOLD' items be removed quickly (automatically?) so we can search for 'AVAILABLE' stuff more easily.

thanks

rick
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-16-2013
Replies: 416
Views: 61,286
Posted By rickp
what a beautiful cemetery, and dramatic...

what a beautiful cemetery, and dramatic photo!
greetings from hamburg
rick
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 02-23-2013
Replies: 26
Views: 8,904
Posted By rickp
i've been using that type of clip from Luigi on a...

i've been using that type of clip from Luigi on a wrist strap and shoulder strap for over two years. No issues so far, no visible wear. They are so quick to change, therefore very convenient. i...
Forum: Travel 02-17-2013
Replies: 52
Views: 5,695
Posted By rickp
have a look for ara gueler's photography and...

have a look for ara gueler's photography and cafe. here's a link:

http://www.spottedbylocals.com/istanbul/ara-cafe/

i haven't been there yet, just have his photo book so far, but am planning to...
Forum: Travel 02-16-2013
Replies: 242
Views: 19,914
Posted By rickp
that's good news, thanks. we'll do our best to...

that's good news, thanks. we'll do our best to join our first RFF euromeet. have to look at flights and/or train schedules.

here's hoping dozens of people sign up!

greetings from hamburg

rick
Forum: Large Format Film RF 02-15-2013
Replies: 117
Views: 63,523
Posted By rickp
great! how about 1-2 pictures of and from the...

great! how about 1-2 pictures of and from the camera. i'm curious, and it's still winter here, so plenty of time to experiment :-))
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 02-13-2013
Replies: 15
Views: 1,253
Posted By rickp
famous authors!

as always, i enjoyed your article and photos, jaap. i too would like to see some big prints from them.

as a bonus, there was a link to an article by dierk topp, who lives near me in the hamburg...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-29-2012
Replies: 37
Views: 3,925
Posted By rickp
+1 - looks like you had a very good year!

+1 - looks like you had a very good year!
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-29-2012
Replies: 12
Views: 3,052
Posted By rickp
george at the address below did a full rebuild of...

george at the address below did a full rebuild of my MR, including update for today's batteries, resoldering of connections to remove corrosion, alignment, etc etc. it was over $100, but starting...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-24-2012
Replies: 28
Views: 4,769
Posted By rickp
my vote(s) for the 105 2.5 P (i guess i have the...

my vote(s) for the 105 2.5 P (i guess i have the non-sonnar version. the AI conversion was painless and inexpensive) and for the 105 DC in that focal length. hard (very) to beat!

good luck

rick
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-23-2012
Replies: 364
Views: 37,988
Posted By rickp
lance strap interest + new offers

good morning all

i'd like to try the lance strap if it's still available? please PM with cost of postage to germany.

=========================

NEW OFFERS FOR THE POT:

* Kipon adapter - Leica R...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-20-2012
Replies: 40
Views: 3,661
Posted By rickp
japan

a very interesting 'tour' of japan. thank you - looking forward to more.

greetings from hamburg

rick
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-14-2012
Replies: 364
Views: 37,988
Posted By rickp
[QUOTE=ornate_wrasse;2030060]Rick, Thanks so...

[QUOTE=ornate_wrasse;2030060]Rick,

Thanks so much for the 16GB Compact Flash Memory Card! It arrived from Germany in great condition. I will be using it on my D300.

my pleasure, ellen. fill it...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-12-2012
Replies: 51
Views: 22,524
Posted By rickp
location: southern u.s. two girls were swimming...

location: southern u.s.
two girls were swimming in the lake.
a van pulls up, a guy with a tripod and view camera jumps out, and asks if he can take their photo.
they agree, so the guy goes back to...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-06-2012
Replies: 69
Views: 7,412
Posted By rickp
what you NEED is not the question. what do you...

what you NEED is not the question. what do you WANT?? let your heart decide :)

greetings from hamburg

rick
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-06-2012
Replies: 364
Views: 37,988
Posted By rickp
hello if the aperture package will work on the...

hello
if the aperture package will work on the latest OS X version, i'd like to try it. postage to hamburg??

thanks

rick
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-05-2012
Replies: 364
Views: 37,988
Posted By rickp
i have the following christmas giveaways - just...

i have the following christmas giveaways - just cover letter postage from germany:

cn memory cf card 16gb 300x GONE TO ELLEN
nikon g4 focusing screen for f4
40.5 lens hood and matching cap (was for...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 12-01-2012
Replies: 14
Views: 1,774
Posted By rickp
leicatime straps

i have a black leather strap from leicatime with clips, and ordered a separate clip for my wrist strap. very practical to change from neck to wrist to no strap (tripod) without threading rings...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-01-2012
Replies: 5
Views: 988
Posted By rickp
great shot of a big cat with...

great shot of a big cat with personality!

thanks

rick
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-28-2012
Replies: 14
Views: 1,124
Posted By rickp
hi raid i used the wide hasselblad strap for...

hi raid
i used the wide hasselblad strap for years - no issues. i also used the short hand strap about a 1/3 of the time - practical for walking around where good subjects pop up frequently...
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 11-26-2012
Replies: 5,393
Views: 809,928
Posted By rickp
thank you, doug. tricky but effective. i'll do...

thank you, doug. tricky but effective. i'll do it your way next time.

regards

rick
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-26-2012
Replies: 5,576
Views: 493,263
Posted By rickp
tenerife

canary islands, may 2012
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 11-23-2012
Replies: 5,393
Views: 809,928
Posted By rickp
hi klaus since i'm the only one left in the world...

hi klaus
since i'm the only one left in the world without a flickr or other image hosting account, i have to post 600 pixel photos directly. they show up as thumbnails, and those interested have...
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 11-23-2012
Replies: 5,393
Views: 809,928
Posted By rickp
first outing using a b&w 092 IR filter. focus...

first outing using a b&w 092 IR filter. focus bracketing is somewhere between good idea and necessity, but the IR effect with the remaining leaves is interesting. sfx graduated ND effect nr....
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-22-2012
Replies: 25
Views: 12,018
Posted By rickp
OR (big OR) there's the Leica M coming,...

OR (big OR) there's the Leica M coming, with roughly the M9 form factor you're familiar with. it will take your favorite M lenses and, for example, 1-2 Leica R lenses to be selected which...
Forum: RFF Polls 11-18-2012
Replies: 89
Views: 3,023
Posted By rickp
hello raid, hope you make it here. if not,...

hello raid,

hope you make it here. if not, then best wishes for an enjoyable trip to europe.

rick
Forum: RFF Polls 11-18-2012
Replies: 89
Views: 3,023
Posted By rickp
our trip went the other way, to LA, Las Vegas,...

our trip went the other way, to LA, Las Vegas, Death Valley, Highway 1 and San Francisco but, like you, we wanted good coverage and minimum kit. the SWC was perfect for the big landscapes (Grand...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 11-18-2012
Replies: 9
Views: 1,155
Posted By rickp
http://www.kamera-service.info/ in the...

http://www.kamera-service.info/ in the netherlands

and certainly also

http://www.fotomechanik-reinhardt.de/ in germany
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-13-2012
Replies: 11
Views: 2,747
Posted By rickp
hi patrick try LUF classifieds! ...

hi patrick

try LUF classifieds! http://www.l-camera-forum.com/leica-forum/market/listing/8343/Leitz_Wetzlar_.html

good luck rick

ps. forgot to suggest that you look for a minolta or leica 40mm...
Forum: Large Format Film RF 11-05-2012
Replies: 117
Views: 63,523
Posted By rickp
what a nice looking camera! i'm looking forward...

what a nice looking camera! i'm looking forward to 1-2 photos taken with it.
greetings from hamburg
rick
Forum: Tom Abrahamsson of RapidWinder.com 11-01-2012
Replies: 66
Views: 31,451
Posted By rickp
you are all braver than i am when it comes to...

you are all braver than i am when it comes to disassembling lenses, but here are my 2 cents re summarit:

my semi-bargain from the u.s. arrived with generous internal haze and multiple cleaning marks...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 09-19-2012
Replies: 36
Views: 6,806
Posted By rickp
Just food for thought - the Porsche 911 has been...

Just food for thought - the Porsche 911 has been around since 1964, and the owners (and fans) seem to have no problem referring to the various car generations by their factory codes - for example...
Forum: Large Format Film RF 09-02-2012
Replies: 117
Views: 63,523
Posted By rickp
thanks for providing that link. maybe i'll try...

thanks for providing that link. maybe i'll try it on a dark winter night . :-)) rick
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 09-01-2012
Replies: 49
Views: 6,327
Posted By rickp
+1 for the F4. it's a great camera with dials...

+1 for the F4. it's a great camera with dials instead of menus, built (and weighs) like a tank, and works properly with older and newer lenses.

good luck

rick
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 08-27-2012
Replies: 50
Views: 10,671
Posted By rickp
+1 vote for the 105/2 DC. it is a fantastic...

+1 vote for the 105/2 DC. it is a fantastic people lens. i just had the nikon 105 f2.5 non-AI converted in the u.s. to AI and will try it this week. i had my first one in the late 60s and can't...
Forum: Travel 08-14-2012
Replies: 34
Views: 4,436
Posted By rickp
we got to death valley last april (between las...

we got to death valley last april (between las vegas and highway 1 on the way to san francisco), and would certainly go again.

three humble suggestions: 1-2 nights in las vegas for R & R; a...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 08-09-2012
Replies: 45
Views: 7,974
Posted By rickp
[QUOTE=Bob Michaels;1940775]"Good photographs...

[QUOTE=Bob Michaels;1940775]"Good photographs won't cut it, I am competing with a 1,000 photographers here" said Adam Pretty, the chief photographer at the Olympics for Reuters

thanks, bob. that...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-07-2012
Replies: 2
Views: 621
Posted By rickp
i have direct and very positive experience with...

i have direct and very positive experience with both mr reinhardt (near hannover, germany) and will van manen (netherlands). a quick search here will turn up their contact details. your search...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-17-2012
Replies: 1,194
Views: 168,343
Posted By rickp
shutter, tenerife, noon

shutter, tenerife, noon
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 06-27-2012
Replies: 51
Views: 21,741
Posted By rickp
same for me, nothing but good work and advice on...

same for me, nothing but good work and advice on several cameras and lenses. big thanks for posting the pictures of youxin at work.

greetings from hamburg

rick
Forum: RFF Polls 04-13-2012
Replies: 203
Views: 21,661
Posted By rickp
thumbnails = :-((

i haven't posted recently, but if i remember correctly, my posted images appear as thumbnails because i don't have a flickr or other outside account. when clicked, they are still quite small and,...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-03-2012
Replies: 75
Views: 13,000
Posted By rickp
i sent my front element off to the u.k. this...

i sent my front element off to the u.k. this morning for polishing / recoating as required. i'll post a note here with the results.

great photos, dirk!!!!

gruesse aus hamburg

rick
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 03-28-2012
Replies: 52
Views: 4,398
Posted By rickp
my copy just arrived (it's published in hamburg...

my copy just arrived (it's published in hamburg ....), so "well done" from me too, simon.

greetings from hamburg to berlin

rick
Forum: Large Format Film RF 02-16-2012
Replies: 2
Views: 1,382
Posted By rickp
thank you. interesting camera. rick

thank you. interesting camera.

rick
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 02-03-2012
Replies: 19
Views: 2,523
Posted By rickp
after looking at 100s of photos on flickr, and...

after looking at 100s of photos on flickr, and dozens of recommendations on the forums, i just finished with the conversion (leitax) of the f4 35/70 with fabulous color rendering and a most useful...
Forum: Off Topic 02-03-2012
Replies: 1
Views: 353
Posted By rickp
i guess that when clear and complete labelling...

i guess that when clear and complete labelling can harm business, the label stays unclear, small and incomplete, no matter which continent you live on.

pretty sad
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 01-31-2012
Replies: 5
Views: 3,172
Posted By rickp
thanks for the link. the products look like...

thanks for the link. the products look like they'll hold up well under tough conditions.

greetings from hamburg

rick
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-24-2012
Replies: 5
Views: 2,532
Posted By rickp
i have the E58 version, and leave the hood on...

i have the E58 version, and leave the hood on permanently. a no-name 'pinch' lens cap makes it easier to remove the cap. in the early days, i found the focusing to be a bit stiff (normal), so i...
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 01-22-2012
Replies: 124
Views: 32,143
Posted By rickp
but your pictures are worth more than the...

but your pictures are worth more than the proverbial 1000 words, i think. thank you for sharing.

greetings from hamburg

rick
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 01-14-2012
Replies: 17
Views: 3,108
Posted By rickp
good news! the teacher on my recent photography...

good news! the teacher on my recent photography course w/excursion offered to try and find my lost files, and was successful. if he has interesting details/tricks, i'll add them here later.

rick
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-10-2012
Replies: 76
Views: 9,305
Posted By rickp
f4 without body cap with light cloth wrist strap...

f4 without body cap with light cloth wrist strap = 1210 grams. just measured.

in the dim dark past, i used a nikon f with normal prism and another one with photomic T finder. the f4 is a recent...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 01-08-2012
Replies: 17
Views: 3,108
Posted By rickp
just had this same experience (writing dng & jpg...

just had this same experience (writing dng & jpg fine) with the sandisk extreme 8g 30mb/s card.

:mad: rick
Forum: RFF News 01-07-2012
Replies: 101
Views: 21,817
Posted By rickp
storage space for attachments???

hello

i wanted to attach a photo (right size and kb) to a post this afternoon. the attachment was not accepted, and i was redirected to my attachment listing, where i was 'using' 4.9mb of space...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 01-03-2012
Replies: 47
Views: 3,490
Posted By rickp
my vote for this one too! my condolences from...

my vote for this one too!

my condolences from across the atlantic

rick
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-24-2011
Replies: 1,194
Views: 168,343
Posted By rickp
my vote for the black/white version - i think the...

my vote for the black/white version - i think the metal (and glass?) surfaces against the cloudy sky are beautifully lighted, and the touch of extra contrast adds drama to the whole image.

greetings...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-22-2011
Replies: 40
Views: 3,895
Posted By rickp
get it, live with it, and then consider a revised...

get it, live with it, and then consider a revised 3 lens combination:

wider (for example the 28mm you mentioned)
40mm summicron
75 or the 90mm you already have.

good luck

rick
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 12-22-2011
Replies: 21
Views: 3,469
Posted By rickp
IMHO, hard coding lenses is worth doing if you...

IMHO, hard coding lenses is worth doing if you have more than one uncoded lens, and change frequently. forgetting to change settings is easy, and getting easier! :-))
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 12-21-2011
Replies: 21
Views: 3,469
Posted By rickp
chris, here's a starting point to find the...

chris,
here's a starting point to find the official list of lenses which can be physically coded (6 grooves in the lens flange, with combinations of white and black paint to provide the 6-bit code). ...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 12-10-2011
Replies: 37
Views: 7,334
Posted By rickp
50 elmar

here's mine. nickel, uncoated (i believe), scale in feet, overall a nice performer (now in australia). i had the infinity lock disabled (standard procedure for me, i'm afraid).

greetings from...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-07-2011
Replies: 4
Views: 861
Posted By rickp
meister camera has a well stocked store in...

meister camera has a well stocked store in berlin, as well as an online order service. there are certainly others, possibly lower-priced, but it's a good place to start.

good luck

rick (hamburg)
Forum: Help / Feedback forum 12-02-2011
Replies: 23
Views: 2,117
Posted By rickp
when i click on "classifieds" above, i'm taken...

when i click on "classifieds" above, i'm taken here:

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/photopost-classifieds/index.php?cat=1

it's a web-hosting service.

can't figure why others can see the...
Forum: RFF News 12-02-2011
Replies: 174
Views: 15,735
Posted By rickp
i'm also glad the forums are back, but i haven't...

i'm also glad the forums are back, but i haven't found the classified ads yet? new link??

greetings from hamburg

rick
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-02-2011
Replies: 13
Views: 1,610
Posted By rickp
meter?

hello john

this gossen meter is light, pocketable, wide range and flexible. it is (will be again) for sale in the classifieds for euro 86 plus postage (euro 7 to australia as airmail letter).

if...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 11-17-2011
Replies: 17
Views: 1,934
Posted By rickp
thanks

for the link to the 700 and 750 scanner reviews.

greetings from hamburg

rick
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-07-2011
Replies: 22
Views: 4,519
Posted By rickp
i had the same thought, and bought the book (BIG...

i had the same thought, and bought the book (BIG BOOK) called Sieff 40 Jahre Fotografie which is full of great examples of his work, including the 21SA.

good luck

rick
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-04-2011
Replies: 1
Views: 534
Posted By rickp
foto-huppert.de has them in their online store. ...

foto-huppert.de has them in their online store. here's the price and reference nr.

UV-Filter MRC vergütet/multi-coated
Serie 7 (50,8 mm)
B+W
Bestell/Order-Nr.:90685010
1 Stück/Piece: 37,90 EUR ...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 10-22-2011
Replies: 15
Views: 2,169
Posted By rickp
i just sold my 35mm elmar (uncoated, from 1940)...

i just sold my 35mm elmar (uncoated, from 1940) with the FOOKH lens shade. with just the shade on, it is still possible to change the aperture.

with a little patience, you can find the A36...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-16-2011
Replies: 309
Views: 36,059
Posted By rickp
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 10-11-2011
Replies: 19
Views: 2,902
Posted By rickp
with a bit of patience, i found a bayonet II lens...

with a bit of patience, i found a bayonet II lens hood, original H-1 (UV) filter and Rolleinar close-up lens set on ebay. these are all for sale now, in the RFF classified ads. if i remember...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-29-2011
Replies: 340
Views: 35,450
Posted By rickp
Two from the Hemet Model Masters Scale Meet in...

Two from the Hemet Model Masters Scale Meet in Hemet, California this past April. My first time at such an event, but not the last.

Greetings from Hamburg

Rick
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 09-24-2011
Replies: 14
Views: 1,988
Posted By rickp
don't quote me, but i've seen threads about...

don't quote me, but i've seen threads about "brady" fishing bags which are famous in their own right, and look very much like billingham bags. maybe one is a spin-off of the other???

anyhow, great...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 09-21-2011
Replies: 7
Views: 1,840
Posted By rickp
maybe you were in the "eye of the storm", but i...

maybe you were in the "eye of the storm", but i very much enjoyed the moments of quiet and reflection you captured and shared with us.
thanks
rick
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-18-2011
Replies: 31
Views: 3,552
Posted By rickp
many thanks, peter. best site of the day!

many thanks, peter. best site of the day!
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 09-13-2011
Replies: 152
Views: 56,240
Posted By rickp
rob i take your point, and your wish to (be able...

rob
i take your point, and your wish to (be able to) carry more equipment when required. i use the smaller insert to put a physical limit on what i can carry around = a useful limit on how much...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 09-12-2011
Replies: 152
Views: 56,240
Posted By rickp
i really like this domke insert, called the...

i really like this domke insert, called the "dslr" i believe, and any bag which fits around it. a leica with a big lens, and two other (big) lenses fit easily, and the two small pockets can hold a...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 09-11-2011
Replies: 6
Views: 4,019
Posted By rickp
hi joe i have the F800 flash, and replaced the...

hi joe
i have the F800 flash, and replaced the batteries with enough rechargable cells to equal the original voltage. i have the original charger, but you should be able to use a generic charger...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 09-11-2011
Replies: 96
Views: 10,925
Posted By rickp
Dignity

At the end of month one, retirement home..............
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-10-2011
Replies: 12
Views: 1,991
Posted By rickp
here's at least one link to kodachrome and b/w...

here's at least one link to kodachrome and b/w processing. i'm going to send some K64 to the lab mentioned.

good...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 09-09-2011
Replies: 10
Views: 2,334
Posted By rickp
thanks, erik. now i can search (in vain) for...

thanks, erik. now i can search (in vain) for the FLQOO too. at least my PPIPE is available to reduce flare. :D

greetings from hamburg

rick

PS. a quick search shows 4 FLQOO, at following...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 09-09-2011
Replies: 10
Views: 2,334
Posted By rickp
i have a 35mm elmar f3.5 which uses A36 filters. ...

i have a 35mm elmar f3.5 which uses A36 filters. i may be shot for this, but while i'm still looking for a FOOKH for under $70, i found a plastic plumbing pipe with an inside diameter of about...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 09-04-2011
Replies: 1
Views: 694
Posted By rickp
thanks for sharing. many (all?) of the...

thanks for sharing. many (all?) of the subjects of the sketches would have been good color or b/w photographs as well. might be interesting to know what they think of the street photos posted...
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-02-2011
Replies: 7
Views: 2,786
Posted By rickp
thanks for the photo tour. i lived and went to...

thanks for the photo tour. i lived and went to school in manhattan beach in the 60s, and have lots of good memories..

greetings from hamburg

rick
Forum: Off Topic 08-28-2011
Replies: 12
Views: 1,585
Posted By rickp
i would normally like to see "something" from the...

i would normally like to see "something" from the contributor, such as a few sentences or a representative image, before i click on to a new (to me) blog, flickr location or website.

greetings from...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-18-2011
Replies: 73
Views: 4,172
Posted By rickp
hasselblad 500c, from about 1968 till 2006. the...

hasselblad 500c, from about 1968 till 2006. the swc was in use for a shorter time - from 1985 to 2006. service during that time? CLA on the 50mm and 38 by hasselblad germany, and light seals...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 08-14-2011
Replies: 11
Views: 3,602
Posted By rickp
35 elmar 3.5

hello "rockit"

sorry i missed your first post. i bought a 35 elmar 3.5 to use pretty much full time on an m2, but did take a few first photos with an m9 (faster than waiting for film :D) to see...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-11-2011
Replies: 83
Views: 9,341
Posted By rickp
cages for your beloved pets while you shop. ...

cages for your beloved pets while you shop. berlin.
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 08-08-2011
Replies: 6
Views: 1,511
Posted By rickp
thank you for the link to your vacation pictures....

thank you for the link to your vacation pictures. it was well worth the visit. lovely area - well captured.

greetings from hamburg

rick
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 08-07-2011
Replies: 26
Views: 5,425
Posted By rickp
dave three more to finish the story: * 929brff is...

dave
three more to finish the story:
* 929brff is pretty much full frame m8, summarit focused on the mirror fairly wide open
* summarithoodrff shows the lens hood and cap i used (both as a set from...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 08-06-2011
Replies: 26
Views: 5,425
Posted By rickp
thank you, dave. have a look here too: ...

thank you, dave. have a look here too: http://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=44061&highlight=nb23

and in general, look at the posts started by member nb23 ....
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 08-06-2011
Replies: 26
Views: 5,425
Posted By rickp
m8 and summarit 1.5

dave
here are a few using the summarit on an m8, from a quick sort through older files. notes from memory:
259a is not cropped, f1.5, with min. sharpening in PS
301a no time to focus, probably...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-06-2011
Replies: 8
Views: 1,886
Posted By rickp
ideas for your info: * there's a steer from...

ideas for your info:
* there's a steer from leicagoodies which helps with lenses which are normally long-throw and/or stiff focusing
* if you are using the noctilux with an m8/9, you might want to...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-04-2011
Replies: 18
Views: 3,302
Posted By rickp
same message as chris

+1 remember the 75 summilux is from the same factory (also a mandler design). buy with confidence!
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-01-2011
Replies: 23
Views: 3,875
Posted By rickp
alternative

i've never tried cable ties for focusing support, but can imagine they might help with specific lenses.

for larger lenses, i use the "steer" ring from leicagoodies. it's a comfortable, useful...
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 07-30-2011
Replies: 12
Views: 1,785
Posted By rickp
great work, up close and full of concert...

great work, up close and full of concert excitement. makes you wish you'd been there too!

greetings from hamburg

rick
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 07-13-2011
Replies: 9
Views: 1,504
Posted By rickp
female camera tech ...........................

there is at least one! contact cathy at will van manen's company - great work!!

greetings from hamburg

rick
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-08-2011
Replies: 38
Views: 6,536
Posted By rickp
for me, the three in the cemetery, under...

for me, the three in the cemetery, under moonlight, girl with feathers in her hat, were particularly striking. thanks for sharing the photos and commentary.

greetings from hamburg

rick
Forum: Help / Feedback forum 07-02-2011
Replies: 15
Views: 3,019
Posted By rickp
i agree about the need for an easy feedback...

i agree about the need for an easy feedback function and rating. +++

and AFTER the buyers have had a chance to leave feedback, i'd appreciate it if either the sellers or admin would remove the sold...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-17-2011
Replies: 7
Views: 1,043
Posted By rickp
if you are not too much in a hurry to add other...

if you are not too much in a hurry to add other lenses, you might want to do the following:

* spend some days/weeks/months with your 50/2.8 to learn its capabilities on your M2

* while you're...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 06-15-2011
Replies: 161
Views: 10,921
Posted By rickp
digilux 2, hamburg

digilux 2, hamburg
Forum: RFF Polls 06-14-2011
Replies: 72
Views: 5,534
Posted By rickp
for hybrid film users, it's not just the cost of film ........

for me, the "end product" of using film is a good scan, followed by either sharing online or a good print from that scan.

as such, i end up looking at the total cost of film to my desired end...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-01-2011
Replies: 2
Views: 1,192
Posted By rickp
it should be the 14205 lens cap. mine is a...

it should be the 14205 lens cap. mine is a clip-in cap (aftermarket) which works fine. original? probably only ebay or a great deal of luck.
greetings from hamburg
rick
Forum: Large Format Film RF 05-02-2011
Replies: 117
Views: 63,523
Posted By rickp
ezzie your project makes me smile!!!!!! i wish...

ezzie
your project makes me smile!!!!!!
i wish you (and others trying the same thing) much success
greetings from hamburg
rick
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 04-01-2011
Replies: 8
Views: 3,220
Posted By rickp
a clean layout, well organized, and interesting...

a clean layout, well organized, and interesting to the end. i was caught by the reference to 'ektar' because i've been looking at various films for a trip to the u.s. west coast. i ended up with...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-01-2011
Replies: 33
Views: 2,584
Posted By rickp
and lenses! greetings from hamburg rick

and lenses!

greetings from hamburg

rick
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-28-2011
Replies: 7
Views: 1,693
Posted By rickp
thomas has described the lens correctly. i was...

thomas has described the lens correctly. i was impressed by jonoslack's threads on the other forum using this lens during his early M9 testing. have a look and see what the lens can do in good...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 03-17-2011
Replies: 9
Views: 2,483
Posted By rickp
mine is coded as a summilux 35 asph, seems fine. ...

mine is coded as a summilux 35 asph, seems fine. the cost in europe was about euro 88 including tax and return postage. if you are in the u.s., you might check with any of the prominent CLA...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-15-2011
Replies: 7
Views: 2,391
Posted By rickp
m3 spool

hi
i have one in fine working order too, just in case you run out of sources.
rgds
rick
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-15-2011
Replies: 3
Views: 985
Posted By rickp
thanks for posting

thank you for finding and posting this link, barrett. i'm another 1947er, and probably needed a reminder to at least get the important things done.

greetings from hamburg

rick
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-13-2011
Replies: 6
Views: 1,458
Posted By rickp
i was influenced to buy the version 3 of the 28...

i was influenced to buy the version 3 of the 28 elmarit by an article entitled 'in praise of the mandler lenses' by adan on another forum. i'm assuming that the pre-asph summilux, like the pre-asph...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 02-14-2011
Replies: 97
Views: 19,408
Posted By rickp
1941 elmar f4, uncoated

what a small lens, but with amazing performance 70 years after manufacture.

greetings from hamburg

rick
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 01-29-2011
Replies: 5
Views: 3,030
Posted By rickp
i just sold my IIIC, but the original bottom half...

i just sold my IIIC, but the original bottom half of a leica case is still available for €15 plus mailing. not elegant, but good protection and grip for a few cents. it's currently listed at the...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-27-2011
Replies: 38
Views: 8,034
Posted By rickp
+ 1 for andy's approach. i used a lightbox and...

+ 1 for andy's approach. i used a lightbox and peak loupe to sort out the memorable (people and places), then started scanning. it's difficult at first but becomes easier, especially if you are the...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 01-26-2011
Replies: 13
Views: 3,141
Posted By rickp
i don't quite understand the value of an 11...

i don't quite understand the value of an 11 o'clock infinity lock, but it looks like my elmar doesn't have 'it'. i had it CLAd after purchase, and have been using it regularly instead of a more...
Forum: Xpan & Other Panoramics 01-06-2011
Replies: 14
Views: 1,711
Posted By rickp
yes, standard 35mm film. the user selects either...

yes, standard 35mm film. the user selects either 24x36mm (standard) or 24 x 65mm format (xpan wide). very flexible. if i remember correctly, the lenses are effectively MF lenses, of which only...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-29-2010
Replies: 55
Views: 5,540
Posted By rickp
At this date, the only thing to learn is if...

At this date, the only thing to learn is if Diafine or D76 can develop it... :(

have you/are you going to try it? i heard a story from the former east german border regarding kodachrome. ...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-23-2010
Replies: 28
Views: 2,390
Posted By rickp
careful, or someone will invent another new poll...

careful, or someone will invent another new poll :-)
Forum: Lomo / Diana / Holga / Pinhole / 12-17-2010
Replies: 7
Views: 1,886
Posted By rickp
interesting, thank you. rick

interesting, thank you.

rick
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 12-12-2010
Replies: 7
Views: 2,811
Posted By rickp
tiltal & ball head

hi
i also have this tripod (different manufacturer), and am interested in the answers you get about a replacement center column.

just FYI, when you search 'tiltall', you may run across a website...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 12-10-2010
Replies: 6
Views: 1,442
Posted By rickp
don't know what happened at the other forum, but...

don't know what happened at the other forum, but i'd say your work should be welcome in most photo forums.

cheers

rick
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-08-2010
Replies: 30
Views: 3,148
Posted By rickp
[quote=maddoc;1486314]It all depends on the...

[quote=maddoc;1486314]It all depends on the actual copy of the lens... there are some real bad dogs out and also some really good copies. I have and love this lens but you need a 35/2 square hood of...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-07-2010
Replies: 4
Views: 2,271
Posted By rickp
hello thomas my summarit 1,5 was cleaned/adjusted...

hello thomas
my summarit 1,5 was cleaned/adjusted etc very well by fotomechanik reinhardt. www.fotomechanik-reinhardt.de.
you can call or email there tomorrow.
gruesse aus hamburg
rick
Forum: CSC : Digital Compact System Cameras - 12-05-2010
Replies: 51
Views: 15,844
Posted By rickp
if you're not into HD movies or touch screens,...

if you're not into HD movies or touch screens, try the G1. you might find one for less $ than the external viewfinders for other models?

the voigtländer adapter to Leica M was a perfect...
Forum: Travel 12-04-2010
Replies: 2
Views: 822
Posted By rickp
nice trip, beautiful country. greetings from...

nice trip, beautiful country.
greetings from hamburg
rick
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-20-2010
Replies: 2
Views: 740
Posted By rickp
if looks could kill ................age 86 best...

if looks could kill ................age 86

best from hamburg

rick
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-11-2010
Replies: 4
Views: 1,051
Posted By rickp
like these, but 37mm??

like these, but 37mm??
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-06-2010
Replies: 12
Views: 1,268
Posted By rickp
a warm relationship, well captured with...

a warm relationship, well captured with appropriate sensitivity.
kind regards
rick
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 11-04-2010
Replies: 7
Views: 2,988
Posted By rickp
thanks. it's a good looking case. i didn't know...

thanks. it's a good looking case. i didn't know they made one.
greetings from hamburg
rick
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 10-31-2010
Replies: 12
Views: 2,460
Posted By rickp
it has a reputation as one of leica's best M...

it has a reputation as one of leica's best M lenses, i believe. have a look at the puts site here: http://www.imx.nl/photo/ for confirmation. you could also search at flickr or other site for...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-12-2010
Replies: 74
Views: 8,688
Posted By rickp
piles of pumpkins .......

at a local park - arboretum in ellerhoop, near hamburg.

greetings

rick
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 10-11-2010
Replies: 4
Views: 1,100
Posted By rickp
i understand your issue, but most days, i leave...

i understand your issue, but most days, i leave the live review function in place, and just tap the shutter release button to get rid of the prior photo. not appropriate for action days, but a...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-11-2010
Replies: 340
Views: 35,450
Posted By rickp
the 'red flash' train between palma and soller, mallorca

the 'rote blitz' or 'red flash' train commutes several times per day between palma and puerto soller on the coast - a favorite of the local inhabitants and, of course, the tourists.

greetings from...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-30-2010
Replies: 51
Views: 9,824
Posted By rickp
rob just for additional info re slow hi-res...

rob
just for additional info re slow hi-res films, you might want to visit the erwin puts site here: http://www.imx.nl/photo/Film/Film/page32.html he tries several, and provides a good quick...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 09-26-2010
Replies: 17
Views: 3,758
Posted By rickp
GOOD LUCK RICK P.S. I HAVE THE MILICH FILTER...

GOOD LUCK

RICK

P.S. I HAVE THE MILICH FILTER ADAPTER WITH LEICA FILTER IF YOU NEED IT................
Forum: CSC : Digital Compact System Cameras - 09-21-2010
Replies: 8
Views: 1,888
Posted By rickp
thanks for the good tip!

thanks for the good tip!

regards

rick
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 09-20-2010
Replies: 38
Views: 8,487
Posted By rickp
goes for me too! greetings from hamburg rick

goes for me too!

greetings from hamburg

rick
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 09-19-2010
Replies: 353
Views: 30,275
Posted By rickp
very useful tip, thank you. rick (IIIc on the...

very useful tip, thank you.

rick

(IIIc on the way, elmar 50 just won :-))
Forum: Zeiss Contax 09-14-2010
Replies: 8
Views: 3,111
Posted By rickp
congratulations

you are quite brave to open, adjust and reclose your camera so many times. congratulations on your current success.

rick
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-10-2010
Replies: 3
Views: 1,100
Posted By rickp
thanks for the tip. lots of interesting...

thanks for the tip. lots of interesting cameras and lenses.

cheers

rick
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 09-05-2010
Replies: 11
Views: 1,465
Posted By rickp
quote: this has me wandering about using a...

quote: this has me wandering about using a Panasonic 14-50 f/2.8 - 3.5 Vario Elmarit on the G1.. A 4/3 lens. hummmm, MF only I guess :bang:
really would like native 14-45/50 f/2.8 - 3.5 m4/3 with...
Forum: Photo Software 08-30-2010
Replies: 10
Views: 1,744
Posted By rickp
silver efex works w/o problem in my CS3...

silver efex works w/o problem in my CS3 installation.
rick
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 08-26-2010
Replies: 1,649
Views: 472,297
Posted By rickp
aldo, your bar counter looks great. let me add...

aldo, your bar counter looks great.

let me add the bar and main room of my favorite restaurant, north of hamburg. m9 and favorite 35 summilux pre-asph. i wish more of the quality showed...
Forum: Off Topic 08-20-2010
Replies: 28
Views: 3,651
Posted By rickp
am i correct in thinking that the feedback...

am i correct in thinking that the feedback process in RFF is rarely used? a lot of the regulars post positive comments when a new item comes up for sale, such as "i've dealt with joe before and he...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-05-2010
Replies: 13
Views: 1,676
Posted By rickp
yes - dual use ..................

hello tokyo
sorry, i'm a bit rushed, but did want to say that the lens is, IMHO, very much dual use. here are some two from a recent trip, usably sharp and colorful.
good luck
rick

ps. have you...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 08-03-2010
Replies: 32
Views: 4,126
Posted By rickp
i wish you luck with your efforts to get this...

i wish you luck with your efforts to get this important bill passed. your photos will certainly help to explain the necessity.

greetings from hamburg

rick
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 07-31-2010
Replies: 7
Views: 2,012
Posted By rickp
same for me on a G1. no issues...

same for me on a G1. no issues whatsoever.

greetings from hamburg

rick
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 07-29-2010
Replies: 23
Views: 4,185
Posted By rickp
tools

while you're exploring, have a look at the NIK silver efex pro or the equivalent from alien skin as plug-ins for PS and maybe lightroom. both offer a lot of flexibility in converting color to b & w...
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 07-19-2010
Replies: 33
Views: 3,042
Posted By rickp
thanks for posting the first trip photos. my...

thanks for posting the first trip photos. my son was stationed in chennai for 2 years, and enjoyed every day (as you obviously did)!
greetings from hamburg
rick
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 07-15-2010
Replies: 58
Views: 11,319
Posted By rickp
i bought the g1 without lens, then the M adapter,...

i bought the g1 without lens, then the M adapter, and have spent the first month trying just the M lenses. so far, so good, with 42/2.8, 70/1.4, 100/1 and 150/1.4 all working well.

if (IF) i...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-10-2010
Replies: 3
Views: 1,061
Posted By rickp
+1. there are also intermediate strengths of...

+1. there are also intermediate strengths of "loctite" (if i remember the name correctly) which will fix the adapter in the camera, but can be loosened and removed later. i used the stuff on...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-08-2010
Replies: 5
Views: 836
Posted By rickp
a possible alternative, based on my experience...

a possible alternative, based on my experience with an M3, might be to remove the film speed dial, and order a new rear door covering without the cutout? i think the rear cover leather without...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 07-08-2010
Replies: 38
Views: 8,888
Posted By rickp
hello peter goin for black, right? :D as to...

hello peter
goin for black, right? :D

as to soccer, i was more worried that it would go 4:0 for the spaniards - so many close opportunities during the game. anyhow, as the german coach put it,...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 07-08-2010
Replies: 38
Views: 8,888
Posted By rickp
don't hesitate, go for black. grey and black...

don't hesitate, go for black. grey and black are both paint finishes, i think, so wear should be same/similar. the vulcanite on the black camera gives a better grip. black is "stealthier". my...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-07-2010
Replies: 3
Views: 593
Posted By rickp
i haven't found the reference or link i was...

i haven't found the reference or link i was looking for, but i remember reading that an SA flange modified for use with m5 stops the meter arm from swinging into position = no metering on m5 with the...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 07-05-2010
Replies: 1,649
Views: 472,297
Posted By rickp
Palma de Mallorca

on a recent trip to mallorca, i took two lenses to keep the "baggage" small. surprise, surprise, the 35mm summilux pre-asph was on the camera most of the time. here are a couple of favorites.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-02-2010
Replies: 41
Views: 3,893
Posted By rickp
i think this MP looks just about perfect. ...

i think this MP looks just about perfect. verrrrrrrrrrry plain.

post a photo when you've "plunged"!

rick
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 07-02-2010
Replies: 6
Views: 2,235
Posted By rickp
just FYI, the german list price at the end of May...

just FYI, the german list price at the end of May was still Euro 5495 including 19% value-added tax.

greetings from hamburg

rick
Forum: Optics Theory - 06-30-2010
Replies: 16
Views: 3,399
Posted By rickp
this was the price for 41mm b&w UV MRC filters at...

this was the price for 41mm b&w UV MRC filters at the first online retailer i tried: http://www.foto-huppert.de/default2.asp

UV-Filter MRC vergütet
41,0 mm F-PRO ...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 06-30-2010
Replies: 16
Views: 4,190
Posted By rickp
that's a good looking job on the new RRS bracket....

that's a good looking job on the new RRS bracket. i'll bet it works well in your hands as well as on a tripod. thanks for posting with photos.

rick
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-30-2010
Replies: 4
Views: 2,661
Posted By rickp
that's a good looking camera, chris. is that...

that's a good looking camera, chris. is that the one they call the "texas leica"?

greetings from hamburg

rick
Forum: Off Topic 06-27-2010
Replies: 15
Views: 1,123
Posted By rickp
1. Should you find yourself to be male, with what...

1. Should you find yourself to be male, with what manner of razor do you shave? Braun (electric)
2. Manual or automatic transmission? (manual)
3. Do you fish? (no)
4. Do you enjoy woodworking?...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-23-2010
Replies: 10
Views: 2,985
Posted By rickp
that's a good tip - putting a 58mm snap-in hood...

that's a good tip - putting a 58mm snap-in hood over the 12504. i just "won" one so i can play with both it and the 12524. if all else fails, i can use the 12524 with a semi-permanently mounted...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-23-2010
Replies: 10
Views: 2,985
Posted By rickp
fyi, i followed all the threads, and use a 12524...

fyi, i followed all the threads, and use a 12524 rectangular hood instead of the 12504. it looks good, works fine, but is at least a bit inconvenient if you use more than one type of filter. i...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-08-2010
Replies: 12
Views: 3,115
Posted By rickp
here's martin's suggestion on an M3 case. i had...

here's martin's suggestion on an M3 case.

i had the same idea for a worn but stable M3 case. our local shoemaker/repair shop charged €1 to put in the two parts of a snap. the bottom case stays...
Forum: Xpan & Other Panoramics 06-06-2010
Replies: 21
Views: 3,298
Posted By rickp
X 2 !! beautiful photos, using the xpan format...

X 2 !! beautiful photos, using the xpan format very well. i'll watch for more from your trip.

rick
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-06-2010
Replies: 9
Views: 977
Posted By rickp
i remember that one of the leica cases is...

i remember that one of the leica cases is available in either long or regular "nose" lengths to accomodate various lens types. look for 14871 in a recent (M7 or MP) catalog - maybe it will work on...
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 06-03-2010
Replies: 16
Views: 7,576
Posted By rickp
in reid reviews, there is an article about two...

in reid reviews, there is an article about two john milich m4/3 adapters, one for LTM and another for M-mount lenses. there may be others?
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-29-2010
Replies: 10
Views: 1,185
Posted By rickp
you may have to reheat/redo some solder...

you may have to reheat/redo some solder connections too - that's what i heard from QLM. update to modern batteries with different voltage, then recalibrate - not impossible but worth doing for a...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-29-2010
Replies: 10
Views: 1,185
Posted By rickp
i bought an "inexpensive one" and ended up having...

i bought an "inexpensive one" and ended up having it pretty much rebuilt/calibrated etc at Quality Light Metric in hollywood. it's a good meter, coupled to the shutter speed dial, with 90mm lens...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-22-2010
Replies: 10
Views: 1,255
Posted By rickp
my intentions were good :)

my intentions were good :)
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-22-2010
Replies: 10
Views: 1,255
Posted By rickp
12504

hi alice
i've never seen the BP version of 12504, but on the normal version, i believe you can see either a little bit of the thread between the two halves or some indication of the division between...
Forum: Digital Printers / Inks / Papers etc 05-07-2010
Replies: 14
Views: 3,539
Posted By rickp
thanks for the information, john. with epson...

thanks for the information, john. with epson cartridges (for R1800) selling for the equiv. of $23 at calumet hamburg, the ultragamut ink solution looks very attractive. i'll watch this thread to...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 05-07-2010
Replies: 6
Views: 1,404
Posted By rickp
i had mine milled (6 slots) while it was in for...

i had mine milled (6 slots) while it was in for adjustment of the focusing ring, and painted in the ASPH code. no problems noted. it's a great representative of the mandler lens...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 04-10-2010
Replies: 12
Views: 1,667
Posted By rickp
hello tim i searched for a metz 54 mz-4 flash and...

hello tim
i searched for a metz 54 mz-4 flash and the sca3502 m4 module to use with my m8. it has a two-way adjustable head (tilt & swivel), and a small secondary flash for front-fill or for...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 04-04-2010
Replies: 16
Views: 3,367
Posted By rickp
welcome!

welcome to the forum, jeroen

it looks like you had a lot of fun, and some good value for €65 spent. i don't know the argus, but have heard some good words about the minolta autocord...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 03-26-2010
Replies: 8
Views: 3,040
Posted By rickp
lens shade for summarit

cameraquest has a useful 41mm shade and cap for about $50.
enjoy your summarit
rick
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 03-20-2010
Replies: 4
Views: 1,719
Posted By rickp
I have a small bottle of Modelmaster flat black...

I have a small bottle of Modelmaster flat black and flat white enamel, and remover from the same company. no issues. they go on easily, don't run, dry quickly, and can be removed without...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 03-17-2010
Replies: 7
Views: 1,606
Posted By rickp
the vest looks well thought out, thanks for the...

the vest looks well thought out, thanks for the tip. i'll watch the thread to see if anyone has actually used one.

cheers

rick
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-16-2010
Replies: 7
Views: 1,320
Posted By rickp
you could have a look at the 12524 hood. it's...

you could have a look at the 12524 hood. it's rectangular, fits my summilux tightly, and seems to provide better protection than the 12504. you'll have to check other threads for how to use...
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