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Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 11-13-2019
Replies: 1,635
Views: 89,643
Posted By Fuchs
Absolutely gorgeous in all three finishes. What a...

Absolutely gorgeous in all three finishes. What a great project!!
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-14-2019
Replies: 233
Views: 17,755
Posted By Fuchs
Part of an ongoing series about visual loss in...

Part of an ongoing series about visual loss in over-85yo persons:

Hasselblad Zeiss Sonnar 150/4 at f/4, HP5+, ASA 1600, HC-110...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-09-2019
Replies: 80
Views: 8,369
Posted By Fuchs
Portra 400 in 120

Portra 400 in 120
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 10-04-2019
Replies: 1,635
Views: 89,643
Posted By Fuchs
I confirm my being in the list for a black paint...

I confirm my being in the list for a black paint one Thank you
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 09-27-2019
Replies: 62
Views: 2,381
Posted By Fuchs
Get a Nikon F80/N90 and your (AF) Nikkor of...

Get a Nikon F80/N90 and your (AF) Nikkor of choice. Plenty of features, dependable, cheap and light. Not fancy at all perhaps, but an exceptionally capable camera.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 08-21-2019
Replies: 49
Views: 1,747
Posted By Fuchs
- EF 16-35/4L - EF 35/1.4L v.1 - EF 40/2.8 STM -...

- EF 16-35/4L
- EF 35/1.4L v.1
- EF 40/2.8 STM
- EF 100/2 USM
and the 24/1.4L v.2 is also a must have.
Forum: DIYS Modifications 08-17-2019
Replies: 2
Views: 710
Posted By Fuchs
Hi Techball. By “housing” are you referring to...

Hi Techball. By “housing” are you referring to the Camera top plate? As a matter of fact, I will be using the M1 top plate, which is identical to the M2’s, without the small metal plate that bears...
Forum: DIYS Modifications 08-15-2019
Replies: 2
Views: 710
Posted By Fuchs
Thumbs up Leica M5 VF/RF to M1?

Hello. I happen to have a beyond repair M5 body, with a very nice VF/RF assembly, and also a nice battered but working M1.
As I am about to perform a complete CLA on the M1, and as its use is...
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-02-2019
Replies: 292
Views: 16,029
Posted By Fuchs
Right now, it's my Hasselblad 500C/M. I tend to...

Right now, it's my Hasselblad 500C/M. I tend to shoot less and less 35mm film these days
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 07-26-2019
Replies: 1,635
Views: 89,643
Posted By Fuchs
Love this project!! I want one LTM in black...

Love this project!! I want one LTM in black paint!!
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 04-14-2019
Replies: 264
Views: 23,169
Posted By Fuchs
So sad. Thank you for all the knowledge you...

So sad. Thank you for all the knowledge you shared with us, Roger. Have a nice peaceful trip.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 01-30-2019
Replies: 67
Views: 4,521
Posted By Fuchs
Budget conscious: 1. Jupiter 12 35/2.8 2. CZ...

Budget conscious:
1. Jupiter 12 35/2.8
2. CZ 35/2.8
3. Summaron 35/2.8
4. CV 35/2.5
I stayed with the Summaron and a V.2 Pre-asph Summilux.
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 11-24-2018
Replies: 102
Views: 4,201
Posted By Fuchs
As favourites, Contax T3 and Yashica T4 super (T5...

As favourites, Contax T3 and Yashica T4 super (T5 in the US, I think). Also the Rollei 35 AFM (same as Fuji Klasse) and QZ, this last barely pocketable being larger than my M6
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-24-2018
Replies: 4
Views: 329
Posted By Fuchs
Looks like a 110 camera? Can you post more images...

Looks like a 110 camera? Can you post more images of it?
Forum: Sony Alpha Mirrorless - All Models 11-16-2018
Replies: 4
Views: 1,536
Posted By Fuchs
I tried both the battery grip and the grip...

I tried both the battery grip and the grip extender on the A7 iii, fed up by the uncomfortable little-finger-in-the-air syndrom. The battery grip adds too much volume for my likes, so I stayed with...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-14-2018
Replies: 49
Views: 4,211
Posted By Fuchs
I have bought from and sold to Kevin many times,...

I have bought from and sold to Kevin many times, always good and polite communications, and as all have already said, if you're after some elsewhere unobtainable item, he's the one. Very...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-13-2018
Replies: 123
Views: 14,128
Posted By Fuchs
HC-110 Dil. B. Easy preparation and almost...

HC-110 Dil. B. Easy preparation and almost eternal storage life
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 11-07-2017
Replies: 46
Views: 1,932
Posted By Fuchs
It maybe indeed too contrasty for what you're...

It maybe indeed too contrasty for what you're looking after. Try a non asph 90/2 summicron or even better, an elmarit 90/2.8. their signature is a little gentler on contrast than the newer apo-asph
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-05-2017
Replies: 130
Views: 6,165
Posted By Fuchs
I bought yesterday for the equivalent of us$ 110...

I bought yesterday for the equivalent of us$ 110 total the following... I can't believe it yet:
-Leitz Focomat V35 with color head and Focotar 40/2.8 with 4 spare lamps
-Durst AC707 autocolor with...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-27-2017
Replies: 39
Views: 2,316
Posted By Fuchs
My guess is M6 'classic' body with M2 top plate...

My guess is M6 'classic' body with M2 top plate modified to have the frame counter readout. Really cool camera
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 08-10-2017
Replies: 84
Views: 7,931
Posted By Fuchs
Aperture. The only one I receive/read

Aperture. The only one I receive/read
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 06-20-2017
Replies: 107
Views: 3,652
Posted By Fuchs
Leica RE and Nikon FM3a have larger and brighter...

Leica RE and Nikon FM3a have larger and brighter finders than the F3 (plain prism or HP), great selection and quality of lenses, are at least equally reliable, and also use LR44 type batteries that...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-27-2017
Replies: 363
Views: 25,224
Posted By Fuchs
1. Leica M6 2. Nikon FM2 3. Hasselblad 500 C/M 4....

1. Leica M6
2. Nikon FM2
3. Hasselblad 500 C/M
4. Sony RX1R2
5. Linhof Super Technika V
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-08-2017
Replies: 11
Views: 1,573
Posted By Fuchs
Obscurity? It is one of the most famous places to...

Obscurity? It is one of the most famous places to buy Leicas in EU! They are the owners of Westlicht, the auction house that regularly scores record leica prices in the news, and I recall they are...
Forum: Zeiss Contax 01-08-2017
Replies: 78
Views: 5,679
Posted By Fuchs
Congrats!! Super nice (and hot hahaha) finds!

Congrats!! Super nice (and hot hahaha) finds!
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 01-08-2017
Replies: 11
Views: 1,714
Posted By Fuchs
Scusa, non avevo ancora letto questa tua...

Scusa, non avevo ancora letto questa tua risposta. :-)
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 01-08-2017
Replies: 11
Views: 1,714
Posted By Fuchs
Credo mi recherei da New Old Camera, se loro non...

Credo mi recherei da New Old Camera, se loro non offrono il servizio riparazioni, sicuramente sapranno da chi puoi andare. Saluti
Forum: Tom Abrahamsson of RapidWinder.com 01-07-2017
Replies: 354
Sticky: RIP Tom A
Views: 56,561
Posted By Fuchs
Condolences to his family and friends. He will...

Condolences to his family and friends. He will surely be missed around. I feel just like anybody else who knew him virtually or in the real: we've lost a friend
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 12-21-2016
Replies: 7
Views: 1,809
Posted By Fuchs
Yes, Ill factor that too. After taking a look at...

Yes, Ill factor that too. After taking a look at the Samyang 10mm, despite all my previous thoughts, the XF 10-24/4 starts to look attractive. Maybe I'd sell the XF 14 and go for it?
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 12-19-2016
Replies: 7
Views: 1,809
Posted By Fuchs
No nitpicking at all. Actually, a deal breaker...

No nitpicking at all. Actually, a deal breaker for me and a mighty reason to save some coin for other purchases. Thanks, the Zeiss was ranking high in my list, I'm almost sure I'll pick the...
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 12-18-2016
Replies: 7
Views: 1,809
Posted By Fuchs
Hi Rybolt, do you think there's a significative...

Hi Rybolt, do you think there's a significative visual difference between 14 and 12mm, or i'd rather go straight to 10mm (roki or fuji ie $400 vs 800)?
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 12-18-2016
Replies: 7
Views: 1,809
Posted By Fuchs
Any Fuji X UWA users there?

Hi. Sorry for the following longish post.

I'm starting a new sorta crazy trip into (yet) another system switch, abandoning Nikon to Fuji X. I work covering mostly political issues, rallies, marches,...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-18-2016
Replies: 24
Views: 1,973
Posted By Fuchs
super cool! :) ed

super cool!
:)

ed
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 11-04-2016
Replies: 38
Views: 3,320
Posted By Fuchs
I like very much what I get from my Rollei Prego...

I like very much what I get from my Rollei Prego 90. Ive tried the Prego 140, but the lens in the 90 (Schneider Variogon 28-90) is really a better performer by many kilometers (or miles)
Forum: Hardware / Computers / Drives / etc 11-02-2016
Replies: 24
Views: 3,215
Posted By Fuchs
I am using a 9.7 ipad pro with the pencil and use...

I am using a 9.7 ipad pro with the pencil and use it to make quick edits on the go. The last upgradeable MBP (dual ssd, 16 gb, i7, 15") stays at home 100% of the time.
Apps like Astropad allow using...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-27-2016
Replies: 43
Views: 2,968
Posted By Fuchs
I have been using both the D4 and the DF for a...

I have been using both the D4 and the DF for a year, and ultimately I chose to sell the DF. The main reason to have both was to have the same sensor x2, simplifying my post processing workflow. I'd...
Forum: RFF Polls 10-15-2016
Replies: 140
Views: 12,640
Posted By Fuchs
Mostly...

Mostly Nikons:
CP990
D1
D2H
D2X
D3
D700
D80
D7000
D4
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 10-08-2016
Replies: 7
Views: 3,562
Posted By Fuchs
Nice images. But I think I'll keep my 23/1.4 and...

Nice images. But I think I'll keep my 23/1.4 and the X100S for portability.
Forum: Nikon Mirrorless 10-08-2016
Replies: 41
Views: 5,507
Posted By Fuchs
A FF mirrorless the size of an FM2, with the same...

A FF mirrorless the size of an FM2, with the same 'manual' control dials that the Fuji XT1/2 or the Nikon Df
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 10-01-2016
Replies: 25
Views: 2,750
Posted By Fuchs
For me, It gets down to usability. Changing...

For me, It gets down to usability. Changing ergonomics between bodies is a PITA, IMO. But sharing different lenses on the same camera body allows to take advantage of the lenses different characters...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 10-01-2016
Replies: 8
Views: 1,482
Posted By Fuchs
Bappy1998, thank you so much! My Leica CM lets...

Bappy1998, thank you so much! My Leica CM lets you stuck with using only the DX reader, so this is a very welcome asset for me :)
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 09-30-2016
Replies: 25
Views: 2,750
Posted By Fuchs
I find this instead to be a viable option to...

I find this instead to be a viable option to reload my otherwise unusable advance-rack-impaired Retina IIc Xenon's life. Will give a try at it. Thanks to the OP for the inspiration.
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 09-20-2016
Replies: 41
Views: 5,129
Posted By Fuchs
Great format! Let's just hope the new monochrome...

Great format! Let's just hope the new monochrome emulsion will be offered in this format as well. Id really like an Instax back for the SLX!
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 09-03-2016
Replies: 27
Views: 2,497
Posted By Fuchs
If you can live with stop-down metering, convert...

If you can live with stop-down metering, convert the R lenses to Nikon F mount (google Leitax) and use whatever Nikon camera suits you. The FM2n, FA, F2, F3, F4, F5 are rock solid workhorses easily...
Forum: RFF Polls 08-24-2016
Replies: 53
Views: 4,118
Posted By Fuchs
Ilford HP5+ in 35mm and 120, usually shot at 800...

Ilford HP5+ in 35mm and 120, usually shot at 800 or 1600, developed in HC-110 or TMax
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 07-28-2016
Replies: 210
Views: 28,605
Posted By Fuchs
Back in the 90's I bought a new M6 (that I still...

Back in the 90's I bought a new M6 (that I still own) and an R6. Then, in 2007, an M8. I regret having sold the R6 and having bought the M8.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 06-19-2016
Replies: 130
Views: 14,328
Posted By Fuchs
Joining right now this thread. I have bought some...

Joining right now this thread. I have bought some time ago, maybe a couple of years a NOS F80 (N80), and never used it yet. The camera feels great in the hand, but reading (ok, just taking a look...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-17-2016
Replies: 709
Views: 81,662
Posted By Fuchs
Thanks Erik, my first test roll is right now...

Thanks Erik, my first test roll is right now drying, and it looks exposures are spot on :-)
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-17-2016
Replies: 709
Views: 81,662
Posted By Fuchs
Well. I have been snobbing the M5 for all this...

Well.
I have been snobbing the M5 for all this years, while owning an awful lot of other M's (mostly M6's), as its size/format/etc didn't appeal to me. Then, one morning, a friend rings to tell he's...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-22-2016
Replies: 89
Views: 9,531
Posted By Fuchs
I've sold my M9 and got the Df some time ago. Not...

I've sold my M9 and got the Df some time ago. Not the slightest regret.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-10-2016
Replies: 139
Views: 26,681
Posted By Fuchs
Summilux 35 pre ASPH, followed closely by Version...

Summilux 35 pre ASPH, followed closely by Version IV Summicron, due to size and image rendering. I have gone forth and back several times from the ASPH to the pre ASPH versions of both following...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-27-2016
Replies: 165
Views: 68,651
Posted By Fuchs
Fantastic result.

Fantastic result.
Forum: Nikon Historical Society 04-23-2016
Replies: 9
Views: 2,285
Posted By Fuchs
Thank you for the info, Sevo.

Thank you for the info, Sevo.
Forum: Nikon Historical Society 04-23-2016
Replies: 9
Views: 2,285
Posted By Fuchs
Is this the same reason behind the "Nikomat"...

Is this the same reason behind the "Nikomat" instead of "Nikkormat" nameplate on some early cameras?
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 04-17-2016
Replies: 9
Views: 2,646
Posted By Fuchs
Grat pictures. Thanks

Grat pictures. Thanks
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-30-2016
Replies: 35
Views: 2,839
Posted By Fuchs
Congratulations. The Df is a great camera to use...

Congratulations. The Df is a great camera to use manual lenses, and on mine, the 35/2 Ais is nearly permanently attached. That combo is great!
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-10-2016
Replies: 27
Views: 2,300
Posted By Fuchs
I have had some pretty good results converting...

I have had some pretty good results converting Fujicolor Press 800 to BW. It's a very versatile and flexible film, but it's no TriX, at least without the addition of some postprocessing filters, as...
Forum: Nikon Historical Society 03-10-2016
Replies: 283
Views: 72,178
Posted By Fuchs
Battered Nippon Kogaku Nikon F SN64XXXX,...

Battered Nippon Kogaku Nikon F SN64XXXX, perfectly working after a complete restoration (by me :) ) with NAI 24/2.8
https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1593/25382010100_d1cfbeea9d_b.jpg...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 02-27-2016
Replies: 5
Views: 15,180
Posted By Fuchs
With some years distance, the manuals are still...

With some years distance, the manuals are still there. An amazing source of info.
Thank you very much!!
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 02-25-2016
Replies: 26
Views: 3,883
Posted By Fuchs
Thank you for your review. I was always irritated...

Thank you for your review. I was always irritated by the M9 shutter sound, and that alone was enough to give it up and sell it after three years of occasional use. I wandered between Sony A7 and...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 12-08-2015
Replies: 92
Views: 13,512
Posted By Fuchs
The Summarit-M 50/2.4 (and the 2.5) both focus at...

The Summarit-M 50/2.4 (and the 2.5) both focus at 0.8m. Their list price is higher though
Forum: RFF News 11-21-2015
Replies: 34
Views: 3,953
Posted By Fuchs
Congratulatios Steve!

Congratulatios Steve!
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-11-2015
Replies: 9,206
Views: 914,407
Posted By Fuchs
Nice they indeed are... Thank you for the...

Nice they indeed are...
Thank you for the suggestion about the focusing screen- I have at hand a split prism for a Canon 5d Mk2, will check if it fits
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-09-2015
Replies: 9,206
Views: 914,407
Posted By Fuchs
I've just committed a blasphemous act. I traded...

I've just committed a blasphemous act. I traded my Leica M9 for a Nikon Df.
Forum: Leica Q / CL/ T / X Series 09-26-2015
Replies: 6
Views: 3,549
Posted By Fuchs
Asiafish, the Olympus VF-1 is a 4:3 35mm eq...

Asiafish, the Olympus VF-1 is a 4:3 35mm eq optical viewfinder, only the VF-2 to VF-4 are electronic finders
Forum: Leica Q / CL/ T / X Series 09-26-2015
Replies: 6
Views: 3,549
Posted By Fuchs
I know the aspect ratio is 4:3, but I've found...

I know the aspect ratio is 4:3, but I've found there's not a "big" difference for my style of RF or non SLR shooting.
And yes, I ended doing exactly the same filing to the finder shoe. Thank you for...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-20-2015
Replies: 4
Views: 1,086
Posted By Fuchs
It should be a straight swap, as long as you do...

It should be a straight swap, as long as you do not get the later m4-p top plate with only one flash sync socket and flush VF/RF windows.
Forum: Leica Q / CL/ T / X Series 09-15-2015
Replies: 6
Views: 3,549
Posted By Fuchs
Leica X 113 and Olympus VF-1 problem

Trying to mount an Olympus VF-1 on my Leica X, it does not slide completely to the end of the hot shoe. Has anyone tried this and failed to mount it?
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 09-07-2015
Replies: 100
Views: 8,807
Posted By Fuchs
Bravo Andrea!!! In bocca al lupo!!! Best of...

Bravo Andrea!!! In bocca al lupo!!!
Best of lucks!!!
Forum: RFF News 08-18-2015
Replies: 75
Views: 10,283
Posted By Fuchs
Thank you Reid

Thank you Reid
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-12-2015
Replies: 15
Views: 2,670
Posted By Fuchs
During 2014 I passed through Fiumicino (Rome),...

During 2014 I passed through Fiumicino (Rome), Linate (Milano), Schwechat (Vienna), Heathrow (London) and Ezeiza (Buenos Aires) airports with my IIIf and radioactive collapsible Summicron without a...
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-11-2015
Replies: 9,206
Views: 914,407
Posted By Fuchs
A boxed 1939 Leica IIIb, with Summar, and a bunch...

A boxed 1939 Leica IIIb, with Summar, and a bunch of filters and accessories... waiting impatiently the postman...
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE - Film 08-10-2015
Replies: 37
Views: 4,367
Posted By Fuchs
Mmmmmmm. I've been there. Went back to the M6,...

Mmmmmmm. I've been there. Went back to the M6, and an Hexar RF for the days I want to shoot AE. The CLE suffers an unforgivable lack of AE lock, that at least for me, is a real dealbreaker. The...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 07-22-2015
Replies: 10
Views: 1,504
Posted By Fuchs
Depending on the element or elements it could...

Depending on the element or elements it could also be some initial cement detachment
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-02-2015
Replies: 5
Views: 811
Posted By Fuchs
I've bought several times from Cameraleather and...

I've bought several times from Cameraleather and also from Aki Asahi. Both offer products of outstanding quality and fit. Sometimes, it is true that Cameraleather's Morgan takes his time to reply,...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-06-2015
Replies: 9,206
Views: 914,407
Posted By Fuchs
A nice Nikon F4 non-S

A nice Nikon F4 non-S
Forum: RFF Polls 05-26-2015
Replies: 124
Views: 31,122
Posted By Fuchs
Very often, but only in the studio, shooting...

Very often, but only in the studio, shooting products...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 05-12-2015
Replies: 19
Views: 2,423
Posted By Fuchs
Oh yes, that's very interesting. Please share...

Oh yes, that's very interesting. Please share more details and keep us updated!
Forum: Nikon RF 05-07-2015
Replies: 123
Views: 19,402
Posted By Fuchs
Mine is a pristine sample with # 211200 ,...

Mine is a pristine sample with # 211200 , purchased here to Maitani :)

Please, keep updating the list!
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 04-30-2015
Replies: 62
Views: 8,904
Posted By Fuchs
Nice and fun lens, I'm using a Lomo LCA wide and...

Nice and fun lens, I'm using a Lomo LCA wide and would like to see its 17mm in M mount also.
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 04-11-2015
Replies: 82
Views: 8,386
Posted By Fuchs
I have at least ten bags that I use. For...

I have at least ten bags that I use.
For travelling on assignment, Pelican 1600something case. For shooting, the smallest one that can hold the whole gear to be used. The most used are Domke F5XB,...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-10-2015
Replies: 118
Views: 14,964
Posted By Fuchs
I do not know if these qualify as ridiculous...

I do not know if these qualify as ridiculous cheap cameras, or great bargain occasions,
Anyway, low cost favourites:
-Nikon F80 like new ($35)
-Nikon FG-20 bought new old stock for $30
-Yashica T3...
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 04-10-2015
Replies: 60
Views: 7,163
Posted By Fuchs
I tend to prefer canvas bags, never ever used a...

I tend to prefer canvas bags, never ever used a leather one. I have used diaper bags also, but mostly Domkes (F803, F2, F5XB) and ThinkTank stuff (bags and harnesses), but also a Tenba backpack and a...
Forum: RFF Polls 04-07-2015
Replies: 120
Views: 13,697
Posted By Fuchs
Leitz Summar 50/2 Yashica ML 35/2.8 Jupiter-8...

Leitz Summar 50/2
Yashica ML 35/2.8
Jupiter-8 50/2
Tokina ATX 80-200/2.8
Micro-Nikkor 50/3.5
The list is endless...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-07-2015
Replies: 44
Views: 10,295
Posted By Fuchs
I am regularly using FomaPan 400 in 120 and...

I am regularly using FomaPan 400 in 120 and FomaPan 100 in 4x5. I develop in HC110. FomaPan 400 in 120 is very similar to Agfa APX400, with a little bit less grain. In 4x5, @ISO80 renders beautiful...
Forum: DIYS Modifications 03-18-2015
Replies: 35
Views: 16,429
Posted By Fuchs
Hi Thomas78... Any progress on this nice project?

Hi Thomas78... Any progress on this nice project?
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-15-2015
Replies: 9,206
Views: 914,407
Posted By Fuchs
Lomo Horizon Perfekt... Bitten by the pano bug

Lomo Horizon Perfekt... Bitten by the pano bug
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 03-13-2015
Replies: 35
Views: 6,384
Posted By Fuchs
Truly sad.

Truly sad.
Forum: DIYS Modifications 03-11-2015
Replies: 2
Views: 1,154
Posted By Fuchs
I am trying a similar combination, but using the...

I am trying a similar combination, but using the Summarit 40/2.4 from an E02 Minilux with a focusing mount from an Elmar. I measured it using the mount on a Sony A7 (via a M39 to NEX adapter),...
Forum: RFF Polls 03-11-2015
Replies: 445
Views: 76,512
Posted By Fuchs
Currently 6: two M6, one M9, a IIIF, a IG, and a...

Currently 6: two M6, one M9, a IIIF, a IG, and a CM
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 03-10-2015
Replies: 75
Views: 17,773
Posted By Fuchs
I'm sorry to ask here, but I had a quick search...

I'm sorry to ask here, but I had a quick search down the net and couldn't find it: is the new Anastigmat multicoated?
Forum: RFF Polls 03-10-2015
Replies: 70
Views: 11,874
Posted By Fuchs
Over the years, I have owned and used all of the...

Over the years, I have owned and used all of the poll choices, bodies and lenses. My humble advise is to stay away from Contax and Leica R4 because of reliability issues as all other posters have...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 02-21-2015
Replies: 16
Views: 1,707
Posted By Fuchs
for a true wide, 24/2.8 AI or AI-s. 20/3.5 AIs...

for a true wide, 24/2.8 AI or AI-s. 20/3.5 AIs also. :)
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 02-11-2015
Replies: 168
Views: 17,402
Posted By Fuchs
Sony RX100 (any Mk) or Contax T3

Sony RX100 (any Mk) or Contax T3
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 02-11-2015
Replies: 43
Views: 7,604
Posted By Fuchs
For 35mm, IMHO nothing beats the Focomat V35. Up...

For 35mm, IMHO nothing beats the Focomat V35. Up to 4x5, I use an Omega with Super Chromega Dichroic II that looks it will last forever.
As lenses, I have some Componon-S (50mm, 80mm) and...
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-13-2015
Replies: 9,206
Views: 914,407
Posted By Fuchs
Another black M6 classic. but this happened to be...

Another black M6 classic. but this happened to be one of my first M6s, and the one I kept longer, almost 8 years
welcome back home, kid!
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-14-2014
Replies: 9,206
Views: 914,407
Posted By Fuchs
Another late Summaron 35/3.5 LTM :)

Another late Summaron 35/3.5 LTM :)
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 12-01-2014
Replies: 201
Views: 17,267
Posted By Fuchs
Best wishes for Stewart & family! Hoping for a...

Best wishes for Stewart & family! Hoping for a quick recovery.
Forum: RFF Polls 11-19-2014
Replies: 57
Views: 7,384
Posted By Fuchs
I am regularly using a 50/2 Summicron-R and a...

I am regularly using a 50/2 Summicron-R and a 35-70/4R on my Nikon FM2 converted with Leitax mounts.
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 11-14-2014
Replies: 90
Views: 8,347
Posted By Fuchs
I am in! ++++++++++++++

I am in! ++++++++++++++
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 11-11-2014
Replies: 11
Views: 1,487
Posted By Fuchs
It doesn't look like the typical fungi. It looks...

It doesn't look like the typical fungi. It looks like some sort of cement degradation/separation between the elements. The Summar has 6 elements in 4 groups, ie the second and third elements and the...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 11-10-2014
Replies: 78
Views: 10,080
Posted By Fuchs
Let's have a slide/projection subforum!!! I very...

Let's have a slide/projection subforum!!!
I very often use two projectors, a Leica P150 and a Rollei P37a during lessons to show repros of famous photographers' work, and students love the setting...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 10-29-2014
Replies: 45
Views: 3,644
Posted By Fuchs
35mm: Ilford HP5+ 120: FomaPAN 400, on a Pentax...

35mm: Ilford HP5+
120: FomaPAN 400, on a Pentax 67 (6x7cm)
4x5: TMax 100 and TMax 400 on a Crown Graphic
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-20-2014
Replies: 31
Views: 4,827
Posted By Fuchs
New: -Sony A7 -Leica Monochrom -Leica MP -Fuji...

New:
-Sony A7
-Leica Monochrom
-Leica MP
-Fuji GF670
-...

Older:
-Leica M6 classic
-Nikon FM2n
Forum: Sony E Lenses / Adapted Lenses / Adapters / Images 10-18-2014
Replies: 5
Views: 1,905
Posted By Fuchs
I'm using a Nikkor 20/3.5 AI with my A7, and it...

I'm using a Nikkor 20/3.5 AI with my A7, and it gives great iq, is very compact and balances very well with the body.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-04-2014
Replies: 87
Views: 9,649
Posted By Fuchs
Even if it is known that Leica made some black...

Even if it is known that Leica made some black cameras on special order in serial numbers outside the well known "official" ranges, this one raises a lot of suspicions. The wear pattern is nowhere...
Forum: Digital Printers / Inks / Papers etc 09-15-2014
Replies: 11
Views: 2,339
Posted By Fuchs
This happened recently with my 3880. I manage...

This happened recently with my 3880. I manage colors from lightroom/photoshop, using the corresponding ICC profile for the paper I use (Canson Baryta). Two head cleaning cycles cured the problem...
Forum: Olympus RF 08-29-2014
Replies: 87
Views: 18,720
Posted By Fuchs
I've just loaded a roll of TriX on my 35UC.

I've just loaded a roll of TriX on my 35UC.
Forum: Other RF 07-26-2014
Replies: 54
Views: 7,422
Posted By Fuchs
Anders Petersen and Jacob Aue Sobol use Ricoh...

Anders Petersen and Jacob Aue Sobol use Ricoh GR1and Contax T3 fixed lens cameras (I know they do not qualify as rf, being af).
Forum: RFF Polls 07-24-2014
Replies: 240
Views: 157,597
Posted By Fuchs
Buenos Aires, Argentina

Buenos Aires, Argentina
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 07-24-2014
Replies: 2,741
Views: 807,784
Posted By Fuchs
Nikon FM2n with Leitax'ed Summicron-R 50/2 and...

Nikon FM2n with Leitax'ed Summicron-R 50/2 and Contax 167MT with CZ Vario-Sonnar 35-70/3.4
https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2921/14731558684_9e21d11706_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/orM6a7)Untitled...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-02-2014
Replies: 43
Views: 6,621
Posted By Fuchs
Yes, I think they probably acquired whatever was...

Yes, I think they probably acquired whatever was needed, both in bulk for generic applications or in small numbers maybe at local providers for more specific applications or requirements. Thank you...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-02-2014
Replies: 43
Views: 6,621
Posted By Fuchs
A long time ago, in the mid 1990's, I had a Leica...

A long time ago, in the mid 1990's, I had a Leica R mount APO-Elcan 180/3.4 marked US Navy. Do you know if there were also Leica R kits being used? I seem to remember I traced back the SN on the lens...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-02-2014
Replies: 13
Views: 1,185
Posted By Fuchs
Consider also the Elmar 90/4 collapsible. A...

Consider also the Elmar 90/4 collapsible. A stunning mechanical wonder and a perfect portrait lens. Also E39.
Forum: Sony NEX APS-C format 04-27-2014
Replies: 29
Views: 12,785
Posted By Fuchs
Has anyone compared EVF's between NEX-6 and...

Has anyone compared EVF's between NEX-6 and A-6000? Is there any difference to convince me to upgrade the NEX-6 (I am referring strictly to the EVF)? Thanks
Forum: Sony Alpha Mirrorless - All Models 04-27-2014
Replies: 17
Views: 6,844
Posted By Fuchs
As long as the sound doesn't get into the...

As long as the sound doesn't get into the pictures ;) , I couldn't care less., sorry.
Forum: Sony E Lenses / Adapted Lenses / Adapters / Images 04-27-2014
Replies: 4
Views: 6,126
Posted By Fuchs
From an IQ, dimensions, and camera balance...

From an IQ, dimensions, and camera balance viewpoint, it is really good, giving almost the maximum IQ from wide open, no vignetting and no color smearing at the corners. Focusing is very precise, the...
Forum: Sony E Lenses / Adapted Lenses / Adapters / Images 04-26-2014
Replies: 4
Views: 6,126
Posted By Fuchs
Leica 35-70/4ROM vs Zeiss Contax 35-70/3.4?

Hello all

I am currently using a Zeiss Vario Sonnar 35-70/3.4 on my A7, an outstanding zoom referred to usually as better even than the corresponding primes, at least the Contax 35/2, 50/1.7 and...
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-17-2014
Replies: 9,206
Views: 914,407
Posted By Fuchs
A Fuji XE-1 with the 35/1.4. Still faithful to my...

A Fuji XE-1 with the 35/1.4. Still faithful to my Sony A7, but I am delighted by the Fuji ergonomics. Mmmmmmmm...
Forum: Sony E Lenses / Adapted Lenses / Adapters / Images 03-24-2014
Replies: 24
Views: 14,401
Posted By Fuchs
Even if not from Leica, the Zeiss 35-70/3.4 for...

Even if not from Leica, the Zeiss 35-70/3.4 for Contax is a terrific lens, and not as expensive
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 03-17-2014
Replies: 47
Views: 4,188
Posted By Fuchs
bref... almost the same for me... Not scientific,...

bref... almost the same for me... Not scientific, but statistically certainly
Forum: Sony Alpha Mirrorless - All Models 03-08-2014
Replies: 75
Views: 12,575
Posted By Fuchs
I have found the native (albeit APS-C) Sony 10-18...

I have found the native (albeit APS-C) Sony 10-18 zoom a far better performer on the A7 that almost any other super wide angle out there. On full frame, it covers nicely the full sensor from 12-13mm...
Forum: Sony Alpha Mirrorless - All Models 03-06-2014
Replies: 75
Views: 12,575
Posted By Fuchs
I have bought the A7 two months ago, and I've...

I have bought the A7 two months ago, and I've been experimenting with different E-mount and non-E-mount lenses. Couldn't be more happy. It is about the same size and bulk in the hand (and it feels...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-23-2014
Replies: 3,164
Views: 496,602
Posted By Fuchs
lama meat shop at potosí (bolivia) central...

lama meat shop at potosí (bolivia) central market
Sony A7 with Sony 10-18 OSS (crop mode) BW from camera, little lightroom corrections

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7412/12690045603_56de9964a8_c.jpg...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 02-20-2014
Replies: 64
Views: 7,065
Posted By Fuchs
Keep the 5D2, use the Canon 40mm pancake, or a...

Keep the 5D2, use the Canon 40mm pancake, or a Summicron-R 35 with an adapter. The M8 is a wonderful camera, but with plenty of issues, and IMHO the Canon's IQ is superior.
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-13-2014
Replies: 3,801
Views: 319,074
Posted By Fuchs
Sony A7 with Contax G Biogon 28mm and AF chinese...

Sony A7 with Contax G Biogon 28mm and AF chinese adapter
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 01-21-2014
Replies: 67
Views: 4,830
Posted By Fuchs
Hi, no, I do not think an AF Contax G to Leica...

Hi, no, I do not think an AF Contax G to Leica adapter would be possible at all.

In the original Contax G1/G2 bodies, both the AF control module and AF motor drive are in the camera body itself. The...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 01-21-2014
Replies: 36
Views: 4,480
Posted By Fuchs
Excellent images. I love their energic and...

Excellent images. I love their energic and 'muddy' look.
Forum: Sony E Lenses / Adapted Lenses / Adapters / Images 01-21-2014
Replies: 12
Views: 10,405
Posted By Fuchs
The AF is fast enough to be very useable. It does...

The AF is fast enough to be very useable. It does not match the AF speed of a native Sony NEX lens (on the Nex 6, I do not have any full frame Sony lenses). It seems to be faster than my Canon EOS M...
Forum: Sony E Lenses / Adapted Lenses / Adapters / Images 01-21-2014
Replies: 12
Views: 10,405
Posted By Fuchs
My friend paid for it about US $300. I haven't...

My friend paid for it about US $300. I haven't seen this brand advertised anywhere before, but looks almost the same as the ebay one without those nice decorations on the lens side. I choose the...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 01-20-2014
Replies: 67
Views: 4,830
Posted By Fuchs
The AF Adapter I got is built in China and...

The AF Adapter I got is built in China and branded YEENON. It is a second version (the first one struggled to get recognized by the A7, but it worked ok with the Nex-6).

So far, I have not had any...
Forum: Sony E Lenses / Adapted Lenses / Adapters / Images 01-20-2014
Replies: 12
Views: 10,405
Posted By Fuchs
Planar 45/2.0 wide...

Planar 45/2.0 wide open

http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3691/12064779955_5e1725b010_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/eduardo_albesi/12064779955/)
Coffee Table Musik...
Forum: Sony E Lenses / Adapted Lenses / Adapters / Images 01-20-2014
Replies: 12
Views: 10,405
Posted By Fuchs
Sonnar G...

Sonnar G 90/2.8

http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5529/12065174264_3d66b4de83_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/eduardo_albesi/12065174264/)
Grape leaves...
Forum: Sony E Lenses / Adapted Lenses / Adapters / Images 01-20-2014
Replies: 12
Views: 10,405
Posted By Fuchs
This (uninspired photo) was shot with the 28/2.8...

This (uninspired photo) was shot with the 28/2.8 at full open aperture. There is only a very small amount of vignetting, and minimal, if any, color shift in the extreme...
Forum: Sony E Lenses / Adapted Lenses / Adapters / Images 01-20-2014
Replies: 12
Views: 10,405
Posted By Fuchs
http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3669/12064585433_a4a...

http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3669/12064585433_a4a5b96d96_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/eduardo_albesi/12064585433/)
Untitled (http://www.flickr.com/photos/eduardo_albesi/12064585433/) by...
Forum: Sony E Lenses / Adapted Lenses / Adapters / Images 01-20-2014
Replies: 12
Views: 10,405
Posted By Fuchs
Contax G AF adapter mini review

Just one week ago a friend of mine brought me from China a Yeenon branded AF adapter to mount the famous Contax G lenses on Sony Nex mount cameras.
As soon as I got my hands on it, I mounted it on my...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 01-20-2014
Replies: 67
Views: 4,830
Posted By Fuchs
I love the way it renders on the M9. I am...

I love the way it renders on the M9. I am currently using mine on the Sony A7 with an AF adapter, and it is at least as sharp as the latest 50mm Summicron pre-asph, if not even more.
Forum: DIYS Modifications 01-02-2014
Replies: 1
Views: 1,238
Posted By Fuchs
Leica M vinyl skins?

Hello to evrybody.

Has anyone seen an online template to have a matte black autoadhesive vinyl laser cut to cover a Leica M6 top and baseplates?

I have seen some cars and suv's vinyl plotted and I...
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-02-2014
Replies: 211
Views: 18,092
Posted By Fuchs
in digital, sony A7 with summicron 50/2...

in digital, sony A7 with summicron 50/2 m
analogue, leica m6 with summilux 3571.4 asph

everyday, iphone...:cool::cool::cool:
Forum: CSC : Digital Compact System Cameras - 12-22-2013
Replies: 10
Views: 2,448
Posted By Fuchs
Love mine with the 22mm. I sold the also terrific...

Love mine with the 22mm. I sold the also terrific RX100 as IQ from the EOS M was better, and its AF wasn't that much slower than the sony's. No zoom, no flash, but a mighty small camera.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-15-2013
Replies: 58
Views: 9,446
Posted By Fuchs
Here's my analog film Nikon Df with the 35/2...

Here's my analog film Nikon Df with the 35/2 permanently attached :rolleyes:
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-15-2013
Replies: 58
Views: 9,446
Posted By Fuchs
I love my 35/2 AI-S

I love my 35/2 AI-S
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-03-2013
Replies: 9,206
Views: 914,407
Posted By Fuchs
Impulse buy: Sony A7. Enough said.

Impulse buy: Sony A7.
Enough said.
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 11-17-2013
Replies: 5
Views: 955
Posted By Fuchs
Love your 'friend with leave' pic. thanks for...

Love your 'friend with leave' pic. thanks for posting it.
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-13-2013
Replies: 117
Views: 8,817
Posted By Fuchs
http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3271/2941836016_a825...

http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3271/2941836016_a825bf9c51_o.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/eduardo_albesi/2941836016/)
Leica M2 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/eduardo_albesi/2941836016/) by Eduardo...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 10-17-2013
Replies: 16
Views: 28,668
Posted By Fuchs
Thank you for the info about this procedure.

Thank you for the info about this procedure.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-09-2013
Replies: 15
Views: 2,521
Posted By Fuchs
I have two brand new M6TTL top plates, one in...

I have two brand new M6TTL top plates, one in black chrome and another in Titanium. PM sent.
Best
Forum: Nikon RF 10-07-2013
Replies: 45
Views: 6,519
Posted By Fuchs
Mine is S3 2000 SN 205508 (bought from another...

Mine is S3 2000 SN 205508

(bought from another rff member)
Forum: Nikon RF 10-07-2013
Replies: 54
Views: 8,368
Posted By Fuchs
Ditto. But anyways, I keep on trying...

Ditto. But anyways, I keep on trying...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-05-2013
Replies: 35
Views: 2,423
Posted By Fuchs
I am currently in love with the eos-m and its...

I am currently in love with the eos-m and its 22/2 stm. Near perfect 35mm.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 10-05-2013
Replies: 29
Views: 2,907
Posted By Fuchs
I have traded an awfully beaten M4-2 and a 50/2.8...

I have traded an awfully beaten M4-2 and a 50/2.8 for a Contax G2 with 45/2. I'd do it again and again. The only thing I miss is the huge VF in the M4-2 as compared to the one in the G2, but image...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 09-26-2013
Replies: 54
Views: 4,695
Posted By Fuchs
a 500c with black 80/2.8 and a12, and a swc/m...

a 500c with black 80/2.8 and a12, and a swc/m with a12
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-26-2013
Replies: 3,801
Views: 319,074
Posted By Fuchs
@ a bar, canon eos m with 20/2 stm lens

@ a bar, canon eos m with 20/2 stm lens
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 09-05-2013
Replies: 7
Views: 1,429
Posted By Fuchs
I really like your work, thank you for posting it...

I really like your work, thank you for posting it and for posting the link to your site.
Forum: Sony NEX APS-C format 09-05-2013
Replies: 13
Views: 2,644
Posted By Fuchs
I was looking into the same decision some months...

I was looking into the same decision some months back. i tried the two cameras, and found the Nex 6 to be superior with wide lenses (Contax G biogon 28/2.8, Leica Elmarit-M 21/2.8). At the time, I...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 08-29-2013
Replies: 31
Views: 3,803
Posted By Fuchs
I have a SWC/M and a 500C. Love them madly.

I have a SWC/M and a 500C. Love them madly.
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 08-29-2013
Replies: 314
Views: 52,430
Posted By Fuchs
My Summilux 35/1.4 Black with M3 goggles, and a...

My Summilux 35/1.4 Black with M3 goggles, and a Rolleiflex 2.8GX. They paid me about us $ 1.5k for the first and about 1k for the latter. It was 2006, and I thought it was a pretty good deal, as I...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 08-24-2013
Replies: 41
Views: 3,394
Posted By Fuchs
I usually use the Cosina Voigtländer VC II, it...

I usually use the Cosina Voigtländer VC II, it quite practical, accurate, small, and can be locked on the flash shoe of almost any camera put there.
Forum: Sony Alpha Mirrorless - All Models 08-18-2013
Replies: 10
Views: 2,237
Posted By Fuchs
Both the AR 40/1.8 and 50/1.7 Hexanons are...

Both the AR 40/1.8 and 50/1.7 Hexanons are excellent lenses and render great images on the NEX-6. I agree that a VF is a necessity in the case of manual focus lenses. I use to have the EVF all the...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-16-2013
Replies: 86
Views: 9,030
Posted By Fuchs
That is a very elegant solution. New life for any...

That is a very elegant solution. New life for any enlarger.
Forum: CSC : Digital Compact System Cameras - 08-15-2013
Replies: 27
Views: 6,668
Posted By Fuchs
I really do like mine (1V1). Its at least as...

I really do like mine (1V1). Its at least as capable as my Sony RX100, which is very praised anywhere on the 'net.
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 08-13-2013
Replies: 81
Views: 7,918
Posted By Fuchs
Thumbs up great project! count me in from Argentina!

great project! count me in from Argentina!
Forum: RFF News 08-03-2013
Replies: 106
Views: 70,298
Posted By Fuchs
Grat idea, and congratulations to creator, bar...

Grat idea, and congratulations to creator, bar tender, and every other one that has kept this great forum running and alive through all of the exciting evolution photography has seen during these ten...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-26-2013
Replies: 9,206
Views: 914,407
Posted By Fuchs
A near mint Hasselblad EL/M. Somehow, I managed...

A near mint Hasselblad EL/M. Somehow, I managed to jam it at the second frame of the first roll :mad: :mad: :mad:
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 07-07-2013
Replies: 24
Views: 3,532
Posted By Fuchs
For less the price of a Leica APO 135 you could...

For less the price of a Leica APO 135 you could buy a new Canon Rebel (dont remember the number) thats presumably one of the smallest dslr on the market and a stabilized ef 70-300. Very flexible kit...
Forum: Travel 06-11-2013
Replies: 16
Views: 1,406
Posted By Fuchs
I'm sorry I only read this thread today... I was...

I'm sorry I only read this thread today... I was free on the weekend and would have been delighted to meet you for a shooting stroll down the city.
I was somewhere in the deep La Boca on saturday...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 06-02-2013
Replies: 20
Views: 2,627
Posted By Fuchs
I am very happy with a Fuji Klasse-S and a Contax...

I am very happy with a Fuji Klasse-S and a Contax T2. Forget about Nikon Ti's. Their autofocus is really sluggish and noisy.
Forum: RFF Polls 05-16-2013
Replies: 154
Views: 31,860
Posted By Fuchs
Some long -long- time ago, I used to go with...

Some long -long- time ago, I used to go with three bodies, B&W, color neg and slides always loaded. With the advent of digital I used a loaded body (usually G2, M or a Nikon SLR) with B&W and used...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-13-2013
Replies: 10
Views: 1,247
Posted By Fuchs
Yes, I have used the Elmarit-M 21/2.8 pre-ASPH,...

Yes, I have used the Elmarit-M 21/2.8 pre-ASPH, with very acceptable results, but actually not on subjects with critically important corners. I liked the results. I have not any lens wider than this.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-13-2013
Replies: 10
Views: 1,247
Posted By Fuchs
On both the Nex 5n and 6 ZM lenses should not...

On both the Nex 5n and 6 ZM lenses should not give serious corner problems. I have used the 25/2.8, 28/2.8 and 35/2 with no significant color shift/ detail loss at the corners.
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 04-12-2013
Replies: 62
Views: 5,026
Posted By Fuchs
My Canon S100 sits on the shelf waiting for a new...

My Canon S100 sits on the shelf waiting for a new home since I got the Sony RX100. It comes with me everywhere.
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 04-04-2013
Replies: 3
Views: 1,004
Posted By Fuchs
Put your Leica M lenses on Sigma DP's Foveon

As I did not found any thread on RFF mentioning this, the Leicarumors site has published this:

Sigma DP with M mount...
Forum: Zeiss Contax 03-28-2013
Replies: 365
Views: 99,969
Posted By Fuchs
ok, ok, I was going to sell my G2 outfit with 28,...

ok, ok, I was going to sell my G2 outfit with 28, 45, 90.


now I'm not
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-23-2013
Replies: 3,801
Views: 319,074
Posted By Fuchs
Leica M7 with 35/1.4 ASPH and Sony RX100 :)

Leica M7 with 35/1.4 ASPH and Sony RX100 :)
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-20-2013
Replies: 93
Views: 7,524
Posted By Fuchs
Katja, Sony NEX-6 with Leica Summilux-M 35/1.4...

Katja, Sony NEX-6 with Leica Summilux-M 35/1.4 ASPH
http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8232/8576236026_4c7dcb7d39_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/eduardo_albesi/8576236026/)
10032013-_DSC1202.jpg...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 03-01-2013
Replies: 27
Views: 2,782
Posted By Fuchs
MM= Leica M Monochrome

MM= Leica M Monochrome
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 01-30-2013
Replies: 8
Views: 745
Posted By Fuchs
Thank you for all suggestions, I think the...

Thank you for all suggestions, I think the smallest are the Canons. I will investigate Sigma DP series too.
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 01-30-2013
Replies: 8
Views: 745
Posted By Fuchs
Thank you Griffin, I had forgot that option. I...

Thank you Griffin, I had forgot that option. I will take a look at the Canon Elph digital series.
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 01-30-2013
Replies: 8
Views: 745
Posted By Fuchs
Raw compact

Hello folks,
Which is the smallest RAW-capable digital compact out there?

Thanks
Forum: Cameras in the Movies / TV / Media 01-20-2013
Replies: 36
Views: 5,498
Posted By Fuchs
Hu! You forgot to mention used car seller...

Hu! You forgot to mention used car seller speeches somewhere in the middle of your list! :-)
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-20-2013
Replies: 61
Views: 4,258
Posted By Fuchs
http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3115/2783915531_8f53...

http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3115/2783915531_8f537f3352_o.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/eduardo_albesi/2783915531/)
M6_Jack_SE (http://www.flickr.com/photos/eduardo_albesi/2783915531/) by...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-16-2013
Replies: 7
Views: 1,017
Posted By Fuchs
Congrats on your new M2, and welcome to Leicaism....

Congrats on your new M2, and welcome to Leicaism.
With regards to the frameline not kicking in when teh adapted LTM lens is mounted, first make sure you are using the right adapter ring (they are...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-16-2013
Replies: 7
Views: 711
Posted By Fuchs
Maybe in the future there will be some kind of...

Maybe in the future there will be some kind of demultiplying adapter? Sort of a SpeedBooster for non SLR lenses on SLR bodies? Anyway, I imagine it would be cheaper to sell the M lens and buy the R...
Forum: Optics Theory - 01-14-2013
Replies: 27
Views: 4,896
Posted By Fuchs
mine -a focotar 40- seats sadly unused on its...

mine -a focotar 40- seats sadly unused on its Leitz V35AF carrier. I've turned to some sort of hybrid process, but I'm reconsidering seriously to go back to wet printing.
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-19-2012
Replies: 40
Views: 3,704
Posted By Fuchs
Awesome set. Hope to see more coming!

Awesome set. Hope to see more coming!
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-19-2012
Replies: 103
Views: 6,318
Posted By Fuchs
Yes I do. Almost always a NEX 5n and an XA or a...

Yes I do. Almost always a NEX 5n and an XA or a Leica M6. I have recently bought a user Yashica T5 super, and will be carrying it with me to test. And obviously, also my phone (Samsung Galaxy Note)....
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-16-2012
Replies: 48
Views: 4,079
Posted By Fuchs
I have an M6 classic and a loaner M9, and both...

I have an M6 classic and a loaner M9, and both feel substantially different. For me, it's something with the proportions. My first Leica was a late M4-P, in practice almost the same zinc-alloy body...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 12-16-2012
Replies: 15
Views: 1,673
Posted By Fuchs
Be careful not to shake the lens too much with...

Be careful not to shake the lens too much with the iris blades on the loose inside it. I had once an inner element coating badly damaged by the iris blades touching it. It was a 1950's collapsible...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-15-2012
Replies: 3,164
Views: 496,602
Posted By Fuchs
nice well lived Series LR... :D

nice well lived Series LR... :D
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-15-2012
Replies: 3,335
Views: 575,302
Posted By Fuchs
Yup... and he was just being offered a pack of...

Yup... and he was just being offered a pack of socks!
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 12-02-2012
Replies: 22
Views: 2,082
Posted By Fuchs
Just a suggestion, but why not trying with an...

Just a suggestion, but why not trying with an overhead or transparencies projector?
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 12-02-2012
Replies: 19
Views: 2,750
Posted By Fuchs
Well, the last try was done, and the camera is...

Well, the last try was done, and the camera is gonna be sent to Leica. The worst part of the operation logistics is dealing with local Customs, indeed.

Jaap, may I ask you by PM Leica's skype...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 12-01-2012
Replies: 19
Views: 2,750
Posted By Fuchs
Exactly, my nearest Leica dealer is some 1700 km...

Exactly, my nearest Leica dealer is some 1700 km away and in another country...



I updated the firmware, nothing.
I am right now recharging the battery. I'll try also another battery from my...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-30-2012
Replies: 3,335
Views: 575,302
Posted By Fuchs
living on the...

living on the street
http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8337/8206977517_5ea2fd0124_o.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/eduardo_albesi/8206977517/)
viviendo en la calle...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-30-2012
Replies: 3,335
Views: 575,302
Posted By Fuchs
Both in Buenos...

Both in Buenos Aires
http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8481/8206978035_117b8d476a_o.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/eduardo_albesi/8206978035/)
27102012-_DSC1785.jpg...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 11-30-2012
Replies: 19
Views: 2,750
Posted By Fuchs
First off, I wanted to know if this could be one...

First off, I wanted to know if this could be one of the known (to others) M9 issues, and maybe also previous owners' experiences on this. Secondly, and this is just an aside, there's no Leica rep in...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 11-30-2012
Replies: 19
Views: 2,750
Posted By Fuchs
Thanks Kevin, I'll give this M9 a serious...

Thanks Kevin, I'll give this M9 a serious examination during this weekend. Anyway, I think anything mechanically obscuring the lightmeter sensor should produce something like a more linear fail, not...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-30-2012
Replies: 16
Views: 1,875
Posted By Fuchs
If you want to scale focus, an LTM or an MDA/MD2...

If you want to scale focus, an LTM or an MDA/MD2 with external finders, as suggested,m will work best. Take into account the LTM will only take LTM lenses, in practice almost only the Voigtländer...
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-30-2012
Replies: 5,697
Views: 512,826
Posted By Fuchs
Contax G2, Planar...

Contax G2, Planar 45/2
http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8054/8121283342_1633e27ea3_o.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/eduardo_albesi/8121283342/)
azul...
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