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Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 07-30-2011
Replies: 21
Views: 6,417
Posted By Platon
Not bad for a fiftythree year old lens.

Not bad for a fiftythree year old lens.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 07-23-2011
Replies: 34
Views: 3,950
Posted By Platon
Christer, jag känner stor sorg för alla er som...

Christer, jag känner stor sorg för alla er som drabbats i Norge. Det verkar som alla svenskar går i ett chocktillstånd idag liksom ni gör i Norge.

Björn
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-06-2011
Replies: 39
Views: 4,232
Posted By Platon
Vickko, you can't believe you just bought another...

Vickko, you can't believe you just bought another Nikon F. I can. I bought my first F when i was sixteen (I'm sixtytwo now) I have five Nikon F's at the moment.
Congrats to the finest camera ever...
Forum: Fixed Lens 35mm RF 03-22-2011
Replies: 78
Views: 16,142
Posted By Platon
My S3 have serialnr. 268 415 and the tag in the...

My S3 have serialnr. 268 415 and the tag in the camera says 5K.
Forum: Fixed Lens 35mm RF 02-17-2011
Replies: 11
Views: 2,772
Posted By Platon
According to Simon Nathan in the 1958 "35mm...

According to Simon Nathan in the 1958 "35mm Handbook".

"We know that the Konica performs well and that the lens cuts the shrpest negatives and color transparencies of any camera, including Leica...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-30-2010
Replies: 84
Views: 7,537
Posted By Platon
Thank you all! This thread makes it possible for...

Thank you all!
This thread makes it possible for me to still buy Hexanons very cheap.
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 11-27-2010
Replies: 46
Views: 6,201
Posted By Platon
My vote goes to the Topcor-S 5cm f2. This is...

My vote goes to the Topcor-S 5cm f2. This is absolutely my favourite LTM lens.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-18-2010
Replies: 14
Views: 2,087
Posted By Platon
The advance lever is from a Pentax ME or MX.

The advance lever is from a Pentax ME or MX.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-18-2010
Replies: 14
Views: 2,087
Posted By Platon
That was a lot of money for a JUNK camera!

That was a lot of money for a JUNK camera!
Forum: Scale Focus 35's 05-20-2010
Replies: 8
Views: 2,346
Posted By Platon
batterytypehah, i agree, if you can't fix a Minox...

batterytypehah, i agree, if you can't fix a Minox 35 throw it away and buy another.

From the beginning there is a tight fit betweem the plastic cover and the focus ring but under the years the fit...
Forum: Scale Focus 35's 05-02-2010
Replies: 8
Views: 2,346
Posted By Platon
Loose the battery cover, shoot the camera i the...

Loose the battery cover, shoot the camera i the darkness, let the battery fall out when the shutter is open. The shutter stays open as long the battery is not in the camera.
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 04-11-2010
Replies: 2
Views: 1,124
Posted By Platon
casiomax, we also appreciate your response!

casiomax, we also appreciate your response!
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 03-14-2010
Replies: 2
Views: 1,124
Posted By Platon
In most cases this depends on a sticky taking up...

In most cases this depends on a sticky taking up spool in the camera, so the spool will "drag" the film. Try to excercise it back and forth a couple of times.
Forum: RFF Polls 12-29-2009
Replies: 303
Views: 127,752
Posted By Platon
NickTrop, the Fujica Compact De Luxe is maybe not...

NickTrop, the Fujica Compact De Luxe is maybe not the best camera. But it has maybe the best lens. Slightly better than Hexanon 45/1.8 wide open. And yes, De Luxe has the same lens as Fujica V2. It...
Forum: Fixed Lens 35mm RF 12-10-2009
Replies: 4
Views: 1,720
Posted By Platon
Wonderful pics! Many of these early japanese...

Wonderful pics! Many of these early japanese cameras have very good lenses.
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 12-10-2009
Replies: 27
Views: 2,563
Posted By Platon
Raid nailed it! This is crap. This is a very...

Raid nailed it! This is crap. This is a very vulgar camera.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-11-2009
Replies: 31
Views: 2,879
Posted By Platon
Having both. The M4 last 165 year, and i'm sorry...

Having both. The M4 last 165 year, and i'm sorry to say the M4-P last only about 150 year. Pity!
Forum: Zeiss Contax 11-09-2009
Replies: 12
Views: 3,490
Posted By Platon
The whole name says: Zeiss Ikon Voigtländer...

The whole name says: Zeiss Ikon Voigtländer Vitessa 500AE, right. Mine is a so called "Wood grain" Vitessa.
Now to your question, the green button on the left side is the battery check!
Forum: Fixed Lens 35mm RF 10-28-2009
Replies: 77
Views: 13,313
Posted By Platon
For me, there is three cameras. Konica Auto...

For me, there is three cameras.
Konica Auto S2/S3 and the large but very competent Fujica V2 with Fujinon 4.5cm/1.8. I'll think it has the best lens of them all.
Forum: Optics Theory - 10-26-2009
Replies: 10
Views: 2,774
Posted By Platon
Try this. www.araxfoto.com...

Try this. www.araxfoto.com (http://www.araxfoto.com)
It cost me about 40USD to fix a front element on a Canon 85mm. That including polishing and recoating of the lens.

His name is Gevorg...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-23-2009
Replies: 40
Views: 3,197
Posted By Platon
Is there any lenses that are not sharp at...

Is there any lenses that are not sharp at f5.6?
Even my Zuiko 55/1.2 is very sharp at 5.6.
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 10-21-2009
Replies: 236
Views: 66,688
Posted By Platon
I'll think Canon had no intention to constructed...

I'll think Canon had no intention to constructed a 35mm lens with good bokeh at that time (1958). It was more important to win "The fastest 35mm lens in the world" title.
I love this lens. I have...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-13-2009
Replies: 62
Views: 7,978
Posted By Platon
Trius, the flange distance is 40.50mm for Konica...

Trius, the flange distance is 40.50mm for Konica F/AR.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-13-2009
Replies: 62
Views: 7,978
Posted By Platon
sooner, Hexanon 100/2.8 is a fine performer. My...

sooner, Hexanon 100/2.8 is a fine performer.

My favourite Hexanons are 28/3.5 first version with seven elements, 35/2.8, 35/2, 40/1.8, 50/1.7, 100/2.8, 135/3.2, 200/3.5.
Forum: Fixed Lens 35mm RF 09-09-2009
Replies: 58
Views: 30,188
Posted By Platon
awilder, you don't really need parallax...

awilder, you don't really need parallax correction/compensation on a camera with a 38mm lens.
NickTrop, i agree. Mostly all Hexanons are terrific lenses.
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-29-2009
Replies: 20
Views: 1,722
Posted By Platon
Cron means chroma wich means color.

Cron means chroma wich means color.
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-29-2009
Replies: 20
Views: 1,722
Posted By Platon
OK! Max Bereks cat sounds better! But was'nt the...

OK! Max Bereks cat sounds better! But was'nt the Hektor lenses a little bit of a dog?
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 07-27-2009
Replies: 167
Views: 40,283
Posted By Platon
Canon's VT serie and Nikon F black with standard...

Canon's VT serie and Nikon F black with standard eye-level prism.
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-26-2009
Replies: 20
Views: 1,722
Posted By Platon
Leitz/Leica "Hektor" lens serie = Max Bereks dog...

Leitz/Leica "Hektor" lens serie = Max Bereks dog "Hektor"
Forum: Zeiss Contax 07-24-2009
Replies: 12
Views: 1,110
Posted By Platon
Useless??!! Maybe for you Raid!

Useless??!! Maybe for you Raid!
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-02-2009
Replies: 54
Views: 4,359
Posted By Platon
Hexanon 50/1.7

Hexanon 50/1.7
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 07-03-2007
Replies: 73
Views: 2,952
Posted By Platon
Thank's everyone for this very informative...

Thank's everyone for this very informative thread. I have learnt a lot.

Huge asshole.
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