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Forum: SLRs - the unRF 07-30-2016
Replies: 2,730
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Posted By Wulfthari
If you get it chances are you are going to sell...

If you get it chances are you are going to sell the F3 as the LX does everything the F3 does (and more) in the package of an FM2.

This is a bad pic of the LX with the M85mm...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 07-30-2016
Replies: 2,730
Views: 802,278
Posted By Wulfthari
I'm looking for one with the FA-2 prism. They...

I'm looking for one with the FA-2 prism.

They are hard to find, I assume because most of the people wanted to use the TTL flash.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 07-28-2016
Replies: 53
Views: 4,549
Posted By Wulfthari
Try Harrow...

Try Harrow technical:

http://harrowtechnical.co.uk/

They do Pentax but perhaps they can also work on the motordrive.

Regarding the baseplate it's detachable on F-1 and F-1n, you remove it to...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-27-2016
Replies: 5,620
Views: 501,736
Posted By Wulfthari
http://i66.tinypic.com/se7ucx.jpg T80 deep mode,...

http://i66.tinypic.com/se7ucx.jpg

T80 deep mode, AC 75-200mm, Superia 200.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-27-2016
Replies: 128
Views: 16,495
Posted By Wulfthari
I would prefer to see the results and the review...

I would prefer to see the results and the review from people who actually spent money for the film.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-26-2016
Replies: 128
Views: 16,495
Posted By Wulfthari
Please show us the results, I am curious and I...

Please show us the results, I am curious and I think having more choice in terms of film is just a good thing.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 07-26-2016
Replies: 1,742
Views: 324,931
Posted By Wulfthari
http://i64.tinypic.com/15ogg82.jpg Canon T80, AC...

http://i64.tinypic.com/15ogg82.jpg

Canon T80, AC 35-70mm at 35mm, shallow mode, Superia 200.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 07-26-2016
Replies: 2,730
Views: 802,278
Posted By Wulfthari
Ahahaha! true! IMO the T80 as an example of...

Ahahaha! true!



IMO the T80 as an example of industrial design of the 80s is more a match for the Seiko Ripley, that's the reason why I took this quick and dirty phone shot.

They both sports the...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 07-26-2016
Replies: 27
Views: 2,928
Posted By Wulfthari
I never felt the necessity of it, perhaps your...

I never felt the necessity of it, perhaps your camera needs a CLA.

Same thing for Z4s and Fed2s, they are older designs than the Z6 but they work fine without cutting the lead.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-26-2016
Replies: 12
Views: 3,265
Posted By Wulfthari
Yes the photoreporter girl appears to have a...

Yes the photoreporter girl appears to have a Spotmatic or a Nikon F and definitely a Leica M3 with Summaron 35mm (I assume the director thought it looked cool) and a MR meter.

All the entire movie...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 07-26-2016
Replies: 2,730
Views: 802,278
Posted By Wulfthari
Probably the best film camera ever. This is my...

Probably the best film camera ever.

This is my first AF:

http://i63.tinypic.com/30johu0.jpg

Surprisingly enough it works decently.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 07-25-2016
Replies: 27
Views: 2,928
Posted By Wulfthari
I never did that on my Z6, not even for my Z4K...

I never did that on my Z6, not even for my Z4K and Fed2.

Why do you think it's necessary to trim the leader?



The OP doesn't want to cut the leader, and a IIIc is a slowed shooter than a Z6 or a...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 07-25-2016
Replies: 6
Views: 919
Posted By Wulfthari
If we are talking about this...

If we are talking about this guy:

http://www.personal-view.com/talks/uploads/FileUpload/01/9ed0dc2d096e8dc297398a0775aaca.jpg

It's a good price for it. Fast long lenses are useful for getting...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 07-24-2016
Replies: 53
Views: 4,549
Posted By Wulfthari
Sorry, but that's bullocks, and I repeat my...

Sorry, but that's bullocks, and I repeat my challenge: post one pic with a wrong exposure caused by the usage of a 1.5 V battery instead of a 1.3 V one, I still have to see it.

Unfortunately I don't...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 07-23-2016
Replies: 53
Views: 4,549
Posted By Wulfthari
I used standard batteries and everything works...

I used standard batteries and everything works fine.

Never missed an exposure.

Actually all my exposures are spot on with all the cameras that supposedly had problems from 1.5 to 1.3 Volts, so I...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 07-22-2016
Replies: 53
Views: 4,549
Posted By Wulfthari
a normal PX625. It works fine because it has a...

a normal PX625.

It works fine because it has a bridge circuit like the Spotmatic.



F1 and F1n uses a small cell, the F1N a PX 28.
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 07-22-2016
Replies: 48
Views: 4,968
Posted By Wulfthari
The answer to your question for me it's simple:...

The answer to your question for me it's simple: stop messing up with the lens and have it CLA by somebody who know what he's doing.

It's clear that you little understanding of what to do properly,...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 07-22-2016
Replies: 53
Views: 4,549
Posted By Wulfthari
Not a couple of speeds, all the fast speeds from...

Not a couple of speeds, all the fast speeds from 1/90s work, like on the LX.



Serious shot!



Somebody mentioned the radioactive FD35 mm f2?
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 07-22-2016
Replies: 48
Views: 4,968
Posted By Wulfthari
The lens needs a CLA, not to be thrown away. As...

The lens needs a CLA, not to be thrown away.

As the J3 is a good performer it is worth of IMO, of course if you want a brass lens Lomo sells the J3+ that is new and built with good quality...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 07-22-2016
Replies: 53
Views: 4,549
Posted By Wulfthari
Sorry to hear that, I remember just bought the...

Sorry to hear that, I remember just bought the camera and were very happy with it.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 07-21-2016
Replies: 53
Views: 4,549
Posted By Wulfthari
Get a New F1 body! They are great cameras, while...

Get a New F1 body! They are great cameras, while the original F1 is better finished and smoother (especially the advance lever) the F1N is a much more capable camera.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 07-21-2016
Replies: 35
Views: 5,962
Posted By Wulfthari
Yes this is what I hate about the A1, basically...

Yes this is what I hate about the A1, basically it's never in a real "manual" mode, you just disconnect the automatic control of the diaphgram.

Also the lightmeter pattern of the camera is very...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 07-21-2016
Replies: 35
Views: 5,962
Posted By Wulfthari
It's normal that you are confused as the A-1...

It's normal that you are confused as the A-1 "manual" mode is not really manual and cumbersome, have you thought about getting a real FD manual body like a F-1 or even an humble FTB? They are good...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 07-21-2016
Replies: 48
Views: 4,968
Posted By Wulfthari
The Summarit is a relatively bad lens, and at...

The Summarit is a relatively bad lens, and at that time CZ glass was better than Leitz, that was generally accepted.
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 07-21-2016
Replies: 48
Views: 4,968
Posted By Wulfthari
Everybody looted Germany after the war, and the...

Everybody looted Germany after the war, and the countries that were looted by them during the occupation (France,Benelux, USSR, Italy, Poland) had more right to do so.

It is very well known that CZJ...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 07-21-2016
Replies: 48
Views: 4,968
Posted By Wulfthari
It is well known as all these lenses were taken...

It is well known as all these lenses were taken from Carl Zeiss Jena.

However the difference is negligible, Leica 50mm are in reality 51.9 (at least my Summicron DR is engraved as such) and the...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 07-20-2016
Replies: 48
Views: 4,968
Posted By Wulfthari
I think you messed up your lens. I never...

I think you messed up your lens.

I never registered a Soviet lens, let alone my J-3, and they all worked fine with my Leicas and Japanese RF, these are some shots with my Canon...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-20-2016
Replies: 2,578
Views: 496,383
Posted By Wulfthari
http://i65.tinypic.com/6ie6qg.jpg BX20,...

http://i65.tinypic.com/6ie6qg.jpg

BX20, Flektogon 35mm f2.4, XP2 and a orange filter.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 07-20-2016
Replies: 1,742
Views: 324,931
Posted By Wulfthari
http://i68.tinypic.com/2lvd91x.jpg BX20,...

http://i68.tinypic.com/2lvd91x.jpg

BX20, Flektogon 35mm f2.4, XP2 and a Pentax orange filter.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 07-19-2016
Replies: 58
Views: 3,935
Posted By Wulfthari
Bessas didn't cost that much but they have been...

Bessas didn't cost that much but they have been discontinued.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 07-19-2016
Replies: 26
Views: 7,516
Posted By Wulfthari
Get a nice Zorki S for $100 including...

Get a nice Zorki S for $100 including CLA!;)



Yes. I don't think there have always been Luftwaffe IIIas.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 07-19-2016
Replies: 58
Views: 3,935
Posted By Wulfthari
digital cameras are built on automatic production...

digital cameras are built on automatic production lines with little to no human intervention.

My tech tried to repair on and it was clearly make in different assembly steps, if you put a piece in...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 07-15-2016
Replies: 185
Views: 25,571
Posted By Wulfthari
Same thing: the shutter release steps down the...

Same thing: the shutter release steps down the lens halfway.



That's interesting...perhaps an old repair?
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 07-14-2016
Replies: 185
Views: 25,571
Posted By Wulfthari
If I remember well the Chinon has the same...

If I remember well the Chinon has the same shutter release of the Zenits, this means that about half of the throw you activate the lightmeter AND stop down the lens at the same time.

It's impossible...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 07-14-2016
Replies: 185
Views: 25,571
Posted By Wulfthari
You mean FTn or FT3? I thought the FTn was long...

You mean FTn or FT3? I thought the FTn was long out of production when the DP-11 was introduced.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 07-14-2016
Replies: 1,742
Views: 324,931
Posted By Wulfthari
It wasn't raining, I just came back from work...

It wasn't raining, I just came back from work with a loaded camera in the car and I've seen that stray cat resting on a bike, I found it funny, it was the first time I've seen a cat on a...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 07-13-2016
Replies: 1,742
Views: 324,931
Posted By Wulfthari
http://i68.tinypic.com/14xntki.jpg Praktica BC3,...

http://i68.tinypic.com/14xntki.jpg

Praktica BC3, Sonnar 200 mm f2.8 at f2.8, Ilford XP2+.

I start to see why they consider the Olympia Sonnar a cult lens.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 07-13-2016
Replies: 185
Views: 25,571
Posted By Wulfthari
I think Sover Wong said the resistor of the DP11...

I think Sover Wong said the resistor of the DP11 in the case is red is indestructible, the others need servicing.

The CdS cells aren't eternal either:

http://soverf2repair.webs.com/Cds.htm
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 07-07-2016
Replies: 2,730
Views: 802,278
Posted By Wulfthari
I have seen things that you humans wouldn't...

I have seen things that you humans wouldn't believe.
50mm f1.2 lense shooting wide open at minimum focus distance
200mm f2.8 gathering the light at long distance to ensure subject isolation
And all...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 07-06-2016
Replies: 1,742
Views: 324,931
Posted By Wulfthari
http://i68.tinypic.com/2cdfijb.jpg Praktica BC3,...

http://i68.tinypic.com/2cdfijb.jpg

Praktica BC3, Prakticar 50mm f1.4, P-C filter and Gold 200.
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-06-2016
Replies: 35
Views: 2,945
Posted By Wulfthari
Digital shooter apparently aren't aware of the...

Digital shooter apparently aren't aware of the existence of tele lenses.

However Barak is a photogenic guy and I suspect some of his political career was based on this quality, not that's a bad...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 07-01-2016
Replies: 2,730
Views: 802,278
Posted By Wulfthari
New lens for an old...

New lens for an old favourite:

http://i65.tinypic.com/b6d312.jpg
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 06-30-2016
Replies: 2
Views: 1,222
Posted By Wulfthari
thanks it's the first in detail review of a...

thanks it's the first in detail review of a virtually forgotten camera..but you are mistaken, the Soviet later made other two professional camera, much more ambitious than the Start: the Almaz...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 06-29-2016
Replies: 1,742
Views: 324,931
Posted By Wulfthari
http://i67.tinypic.com/2vtytfc.jpg Praktica BC3,...

http://i67.tinypic.com/2vtytfc.jpg

Praktica BC3, Prakticar 50mm f1.4, Fujipro 400.
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-27-2016
Replies: 505
Views: 32,705
Posted By Wulfthari
I just checked ebay.de and I realised I won't be...

I just checked ebay.de and I realised I won't be buying anything there anytime soon.

A pity because I was eyeing a CZJ Sonnar 200mm f2.8 with electric connectors for my Praktica VLC3.

I hate...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-27-2016
Replies: 505
Views: 32,705
Posted By Wulfthari
I would recommend to watch this movie on the...

I would recommend to watch this movie on the matter:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Idiocracy
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-27-2016
Replies: 505
Views: 32,705
Posted By Wulfthari
I am old enough to remember her hysterical speech...

I am old enough to remember her hysterical speech and the European Conference in 1990, that was kind of funny and explains why Junker said it was "never a great love story".
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-27-2016
Replies: 505
Views: 32,705
Posted By Wulfthari
Mmm...she changed idea in...

Mmm...she changed idea in 1990:



http://news.bbc.co.uk/hi/english/static/in_depth/uk/2001/uk_and_europe/1979_1990.stm

Let's face it, she was the first Brexiter.
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-27-2016
Replies: 505
Views: 32,705
Posted By Wulfthari
A confirmation they are serious candidates for...

A confirmation they are serious candidates for the Darwin award: they voted the Tories for decades and then they blame the EU for the mess.

Also, the Brexiters' idol is Margaret Thatcher herself,...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 06-27-2016
Replies: 7
Views: 1,328
Posted By Wulfthari
Wolves, I redirected that user to your Technical...

Wolves, I redirected that user to your Technical Expertise from another board:

http://www.apug.org/forum/index.php?threads/zorki-4-what-sort-of-shutter-issue-is-this.138517/

Here you can see the...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-27-2016
Replies: 505
Views: 32,705
Posted By Wulfthari
I was being facetious not to mention the "T word"...

I was being facetious not to mention the "T word" loudly.

Personally I would vote the third man but I understand the US Deep South consider him a sort of Chairman of the Communist Party of the...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-27-2016
Replies: 5,620
Views: 501,736
Posted By Wulfthari
http://i65.tinypic.com/e1d8br.jpg Pentax LX,...

http://i65.tinypic.com/e1d8br.jpg

Pentax LX, M85mm F2, Ektar 100.
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-27-2016
Replies: 505
Views: 32,705
Posted By Wulfthari
I think the Evil North Korean scientists started...

I think the Evil North Korean scientists started from the genetic poll of this guy:

http://www.globaltruth.net/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/trump-berlusconi-691357.png

Then they modified it in order...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-26-2016
Replies: 505
Views: 32,705
Posted By Wulfthari
Probably you heard this info from the same source...

Probably you heard this info from the same source that was promising 350 milions per year for the NHS.

According to the Italian newspapers she solicited the UK to leave as soon as possible, your...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-26-2016
Replies: 505
Views: 32,705
Posted By Wulfthari
Yes from the local neo-fascist parties, FPO and...

Yes from the local neo-fascist parties, FPO and Front National...these are the friends of the brexiters in Europe, and then they call the EU a Nazi government or something like that.
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-26-2016
Replies: 505
Views: 32,705
Posted By Wulfthari
The end of the EU...I see it unlikely, as they...

The end of the EU...I see it unlikely, as they are asking the UK to leave as soon as possible I assume somebody has scented the smell of money they make without London (that is a sort of fiscal...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-25-2016
Replies: 505
Views: 32,705
Posted By Wulfthari
Correction: Britain without Scotland. That means...

Correction: Britain without Scotland. That means England + Wales voted to leave.

Northern Ireland voted to stay but they are not in Britain.

Besides the (dis) United Kingdom both major parties are...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-25-2016
Replies: 505
Views: 32,705
Posted By Wulfthari
https://cyberboris.files.wordpress.com/2015/08/bor...

https://cyberboris.files.wordpress.com/2015/08/boristrump2.jpg

I heard that Donnie denied he knows who Johnson is..;)
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-25-2016
Replies: 505
Views: 32,705
Posted By Wulfthari
Talking about people who have a second...

Talking about people who have a second thought:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-cornwall-36616955

Now they can present the bill to Johnson and Farage.
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-25-2016
Replies: 505
Views: 32,705
Posted By Wulfthari
So let's see: 1) Option number 1 the things will...

So let's see:

1) Option number 1 the things will remain the same BUT the UK will effectively lose the representation to Brussels (that the Brexiters say they don't have anyway).

2) Return to custom...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-25-2016
Replies: 505
Views: 32,705
Posted By Wulfthari
Let's say that every big company (not just...

Let's say that every big company (not just automotive) has many plants in the world, if the company is not toxic ( like some Italian companies who in the early 2000s outsourced the production to the...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-25-2016
Replies: 505
Views: 32,705
Posted By Wulfthari
I find it funny that you call me bigot as the...

I find it funny that you call me bigot as the current campaign has been conducted by people like Johnson and Farage against us...that's another example of double standard of the British society: you...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-24-2016
Replies: 505
Views: 32,705
Posted By Wulfthari
I especially like the story that the EU pays UK...

I especially like the story that the EU pays UK companies to outsource plants and jobs OUTSIDE the EU.

That joke is so bad nobody with brains could believe but if the daily mirror, the sun and the...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-24-2016
Replies: 505
Views: 32,705
Posted By Wulfthari
I don't care about winning hearts and minds in...

I don't care about winning hearts and minds in the UK, what I care is to find a good paid job in Euroland possibly in a country with a NHS that really works so I don't have to worry to die if I have...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-24-2016
Replies: 505
Views: 32,705
Posted By Wulfthari
Indeed of most of them. For the record I was...

Indeed of most of them.

For the record I was invited here by a company owned by Indian investors (when it was in British hands it bankrupted three times, have you ever heard about British Leyland?)...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-24-2016
Replies: 505
Views: 32,705
Posted By Wulfthari
The Scots made it clear they want to stay in the...

The Scots made it clear they want to stay in the EU, and right now the conditions have changed from 2015, as some members from Scotland have written here they are considering getting out of the UK...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-24-2016
Replies: 505
Views: 32,705
Posted By Wulfthari
I think you guys should get out of the UK as soon...

I think you guys should get out of the UK as soon as possible, and Salmond is right: if you remain in the EU and offer the same fiscal conditions London offers now to the EU people all that money...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-24-2016
Replies: 505
Views: 32,705
Posted By Wulfthari
I just heard Nicola Sturgeon's speech at the...

I just heard Nicola Sturgeon's speech at the radio, she seems determined to keep Scotland into the EU and she doesn't rule out another referendum on the matter.

That will be interesting: the UK...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-24-2016
Replies: 505
Views: 32,705
Posted By Wulfthari
Yes, you should enjoin your dis-United Kingdom...

Yes, you should enjoin your dis-United Kingdom until it lasts:

http://www.theguardian.com/politics/2016/jun/24/alex-salmond-second-scottish-independence-referendum-is-certain

Then it will become...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-24-2016
Replies: 505
Views: 32,705
Posted By Wulfthari
That's an example of the blatant lies the Leave...

That's an example of the blatant lies the Leave campaign was able to sell to most British: Switzerland NEVER formally withdrew that application that was put on hold since...well 1992.

And they...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-23-2016
Replies: 505
Views: 32,705
Posted By Wulfthari
Then I recommend you to watch this interesting...

Then I recommend you to watch this interesting film:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/A_Girl_in_Australia

Even if the Italian title is much more funny.

Perhaps it will help you sympathising with the...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 06-23-2016
Replies: 16
Views: 2,151
Posted By Wulfthari
You are of course correct, even if they look like...

You are of course correct, even if they look like Elmars they are actually Tessar designs.

The I-50 was made as collapsible or rigid (even in SLR M42 mount) and it's reputed to be the sharpest of...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-23-2016
Replies: 505
Views: 32,705
Posted By Wulfthari
I think it's pretty obvious and unfortunately...

I think it's pretty obvious and unfortunately it's not a British problem only, as also in Italy right now you might cue for weeks for an examination but if you pay something like 80 euros you can get...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-22-2016
Replies: 505
Views: 32,705
Posted By Wulfthari
If I may say something on the matter your NHS is...

If I may say something on the matter your NHS is worthy of a Third World country, I lived in Italy, Austria, Denmark and Sweden and all of them are miles ahead of the UK in this sense...the Torys...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-22-2016
Replies: 505
Views: 32,705
Posted By Wulfthari
I am talking about the Crusade against the...

I am talking about the Crusade against the Prussians, that were the Third Baltic Tribe:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prussian_uprisings#The_Great_Prussian_Uprising_.281260.E2.80.931274.29

They...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-22-2016
Replies: 505
Views: 32,705
Posted By Wulfthari
Yes the Teutonic Knights were good, I especially...

Yes the Teutonic Knights were good, I especially liked their "Crusade of the North" when they destroyed the last pagan folk in Europe, the Prussians (the real ones, not the Cristian Germans who...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-22-2016
Replies: 505
Views: 32,705
Posted By Wulfthari
Search your feelings, you KNOW he's your only...

Search your feelings, you KNOW he's your only logical choice.

https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/564x/de/c7/11/dec7112c2066ab29839dc9e0aa5031b0.jpg
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-22-2016
Replies: 505
Views: 32,705
Posted By Wulfthari
Quoting Fonzie: "I like Bernie. Even my bike...

Quoting Fonzie: "I like Bernie. Even my bike likes Bernie".



I got that from the big debate that happened on the BBC where a conservative for leave said that since the UK is a big customer for...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-22-2016
Replies: 505
Views: 32,705
Posted By Wulfthari
The UK is not in the Schenger area as far as I...

The UK is not in the Schenger area as far as I know, but I agree, the Brexit supporters want to have all the advantages of the current status quo without the disadvantages, that is pretty damn unfair...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-22-2016
Replies: 505
Views: 32,705
Posted By Wulfthari
1) I don't understand how a British muslim from...

1) I don't understand how a British muslim from Leeds is defending himself by conducting a suicide attack on the London tube (2005), can you enlighten me? We are not talking about the...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-22-2016
Replies: 5,620
Views: 501,736
Posted By Wulfthari
http://i64.tinypic.com/4m1aq.jpg

http://i64.tinypic.com/4m1aq.jpg
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-22-2016
Replies: 505
Views: 32,705
Posted By Wulfthari
Yes you are correct, in previous years Sweden has...

Yes you are correct, in previous years Sweden has been very generous (maybe too generous?) with war refugees and migrants from Middle Orient, but still this doesn't have anything to do with EU, it's...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-21-2016
Replies: 505
Views: 32,705
Posted By Wulfthari
I am an European professional ( I stopped to...

I am an European professional ( I stopped to consider myself Italian long time ago) who made his career thanks to European mobility, I started going to study in Denmark with an European grant back in...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-21-2016
Replies: 505
Views: 32,705
Posted By Wulfthari
Funny...the UK and France have the biggest muslim...

Funny...the UK and France have the biggest muslim communities in Europe, but according to the leave campaign the real problem is us, the European immigrants.

That is because most of Pakistani and...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-21-2016
Replies: 505
Views: 32,705
Posted By Wulfthari
Can you explain then why Dr. Ralf Speth, CEO of...

Can you explain then why Dr. Ralf Speth, CEO of Jaguar Land Rover, sent THREE mails to ALL the JLR employees inviting them to vote for remain saying that 30% of the suppliers are in the EU and he...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-21-2016
Replies: 505
Views: 32,705
Posted By Wulfthari
Norway has never been a member of the EU, they...

Norway has never been a member of the EU, they decided to get in the EEA with the resulting privileges and duties (in terms of mobility), I don't see why the EU should allow the UK to leave just in...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-21-2016
Replies: 505
Views: 32,705
Posted By Wulfthari
Hear, hear! I work in one of the companies you...

Hear, hear!

I work in one of the companies you mentioned.:D

And our CEO sent an email to all the employees asking to vote remain....they have ran four projections, three were negative and one...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-21-2016
Replies: 2,578
Views: 496,383
Posted By Wulfthari
http://i63.tinypic.com/11a96jr.jpg Praktica...

http://i63.tinypic.com/11a96jr.jpg

Praktica VLC3, Pancolar 50mm f1.8, warming filter, Ektar 100.
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-21-2016
Replies: 505
Views: 32,705
Posted By Wulfthari
Ah ah ah! As an engineer working in Reasearch I...

Ah ah ah! As an engineer working in Reasearch I think Carl Zeiss would be a better match for me.



Are you telling me the UK doesn't export anything important?

Sure?
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-20-2016
Replies: 505
Views: 32,705
Posted By Wulfthari
Perhaps they'll bring back one of those...

Perhaps they'll bring back one of those too:

http://i59.tinypic.com/15hlxl2.jpg
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-20-2016
Replies: 9,057
Views: 890,205
Posted By Wulfthari
Beautiful camera! BTW it's not easy to find a...

Beautiful camera! BTW it's not easy to find a black Pentax in good aesthetic conditions as their paint was delicate.
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-20-2016
Replies: 505
Views: 32,705
Posted By Wulfthari
Do you realise that the EU market is much bigger...

Do you realise that the EU market is much bigger than the UK market and therefore the UK would be more affected?



Well, that's a very Italian way of thinking: I just care about myself, about the...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-20-2016
Replies: 505
Views: 32,705
Posted By Wulfthari
Still with customs all the advantages of buying...

Still with customs all the advantages of buying in the UK for an European will evaporate quickly.

Last week I bought a lens from Russia, when it arrived here they charged me 20% of VAT (fair enough)...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-20-2016
Replies: 505
Views: 32,705
Posted By Wulfthari
I don't see why the EU countries should allow a...

I don't see why the EU countries should allow a tax free treatment to a country that exited out of EU saying they are a corrupted organisation.

BTW, as Italian you should know that in case of Brexit...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 06-18-2016
Replies: 1,742
Views: 324,931
Posted By Wulfthari
http://i64.tinypic.com/1z1e8sj.jpg Praktica BC3,...

http://i64.tinypic.com/1z1e8sj.jpg

Praktica BC3, Flektogon 35mm f2.4, Lomo Ladygrey 400.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 06-18-2016
Replies: 2,730
Views: 802,278
Posted By Wulfthari
This thread is becoming a "let's shame Leica"...

This thread is becoming a "let's shame Leica" discussion.:p:p:p

I post a camera that probably is bigger than a M3...I think.

http://i63.tinypic.com/bfrs4n.jpg
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 06-17-2016
Replies: 2,730
Views: 802,278
Posted By Wulfthari
That's a naughty comparison for a RF forum! :)

That's a naughty comparison for a RF forum! :)
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 06-14-2016
Replies: 17
Views: 2,540
Posted By Wulfthari
Interesting story! I have his book and I found it...

Interesting story! I have his book and I found it the most useful guide to film photography ever, he must have been a great guy to work with.



Yes, the M4 and the Spottie share some similarities...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount Copies 06-09-2016
Replies: 21
Views: 6,112
Posted By Wulfthari
That's an interesting comparison, I have the new...

That's an interesting comparison, I have the new Nokton and an old J3.

The J3 has a nicer bokeh IMO, but the main problem is that the minimum focusing distance is 1 mt you I cannot take full...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 06-08-2016
Replies: 1,742
Views: 324,931
Posted By Wulfthari
http://i64.tinypic.com/2rcsg40.jpg Praktica...

http://i64.tinypic.com/2rcsg40.jpg

Praktica VLC3, Pancolar 50mm f1.8, P-C filter, Gold 200.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 06-04-2016
Replies: 2,730
Views: 802,278
Posted By Wulfthari
http://www.pentaxforums.com/forums/attachments/8-p...

http://www.pentaxforums.com/forums/attachments/8-pentax-film-slr-discussion/312885d1465046759-gear-p0rn-post-if-you-got-vlc3-001.jpg
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 06-02-2016
Replies: 1,742
Views: 324,931
Posted By Wulfthari
http://i67.tinypic.com/5pkchi.jpg

http://i67.tinypic.com/5pkchi.jpg
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 06-02-2016
Replies: 11
Views: 2,806
Posted By Wulfthari
Sometimes I wonder if Soviet and DDR glass gives...

Sometimes I wonder if Soviet and DDR glass gives so vibrant colour because in Communist era the film available for normal people was not so great.

The CZJ glass I have gives colours even stronger...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 06-01-2016
Replies: 11
Views: 2,806
Posted By Wulfthari
Well the poor guy never got an answer so right...

Well the poor guy never got an answer so right now he has two and some people can also appreciate few shots taken with Kiev SLR gear.:angel:
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 06-01-2016
Replies: 11
Views: 2,806
Posted By Wulfthari
Nice pics Ko.Fe. I don't have a Kiev 19m but I...

Nice pics Ko.Fe.

I don't have a Kiev 19m but I have a 17, nice (and heavy) camera, good quality overall. Probably Kievs were the best SLRs available in the SSSE, especially the 20 is well regarded...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 06-01-2016
Replies: 46
Views: 6,096
Posted By Wulfthari
I lost that....I have a 1966 Jupiter 3 and it's...

I lost that....I have a 1966 Jupiter 3 and it's an excellent lens, where can I find a review of the resurrected Jupiter around? A J3 in good conditions is an excellent...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-29-2016
Replies: 98
Views: 16,260
Posted By Wulfthari
Thank you Larry, you don't receive many...

Thank you Larry, you don't receive many compliments on this board, probably because of the people here are pro.

Nikkor 50 mm f1.4 S-C converted to...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-28-2016
Replies: 89
Views: 9,492
Posted By Wulfthari
No it's expensive..but for legacy shooters it...

No it's expensive..but for legacy shooters it appears it's the only game in town.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-27-2016
Replies: 8
Views: 3,949
Posted By Wulfthari
Another vote for the Nokton 58mm f1.4. I have a...

Another vote for the Nokton 58mm f1.4.

I have a MkI lens and I just use on film cameras (FM, F2A and F2AS).. bought used it quickly became my choice for a standard 50 something.

It reminds me of a...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-26-2016
Replies: 1,742
Views: 324,931
Posted By Wulfthari
http://i63.tinypic.com/eaiqki.jpg Pentax LX, K...

http://i63.tinypic.com/eaiqki.jpg

Pentax LX, K 50mm f1.2 (at f1.2), AF280T, Xp2+
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-23-2016
Replies: 243
Views: 19,120
Posted By Wulfthari
I never claimed to know more about camera history...

I never claimed to know more about camera history than other people, this is what you people are claiming when you are trying to negate the historic importance of model like the Spotmatic or the...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-22-2016
Replies: 243
Views: 19,120
Posted By Wulfthari
More sophism, zero facts and more opinions that...

More sophism, zero facts and more opinions that have been trying to be passed as fact.



Essentially as you can see Canon wasn't capable to brainwash enough people to convince them they are the...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-22-2016
Replies: 2,578
Views: 496,383
Posted By Wulfthari
Interiors of an...

Interiors of an MGB:

http://i67.tinypic.com/vqmn7o.jpg

Pentax LX, M 85mm f2, circular polarised filter and Fujipro 400.
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-22-2016
Replies: 5,620
Views: 501,736
Posted By Wulfthari
http://i66.tinypic.com/nv4lzc.jpg

http://i66.tinypic.com/nv4lzc.jpg
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-22-2016
Replies: 243
Views: 19,120
Posted By Wulfthari
This discussion is becoming an exercise of empty...

This discussion is becoming an exercise of empty rhetoric : Pentax was the first to introduce TTL metering with the 1960 prototype, that's fact not opinion, then if you like to think I'm wrong be my...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-22-2016
Replies: 243
Views: 19,120
Posted By Wulfthari
Your points about the Exakta are just nitpicking...

Your points about the Exakta are just nitpicking and weasel words, but this statement is simply false.

The Spotmatic was presented in 1960 as a prototype, and it was the first SLR with TTL metering....
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-21-2016
Replies: 98
Views: 16,260
Posted By Wulfthari
1975 Nikkor 85 mm f1.8...

1975 Nikkor 85 mm f1.8 "K":

http://i61.tinypic.com/33jod3m.jpg

http://i62.tinypic.com/k9ciub.jpg

http://i61.tinypic.com/16719xt.jpg

Optically not perfect, it has a significant barrel distortion...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-21-2016
Replies: 148
Views: 11,918
Posted By Wulfthari
I bond with a camera if besides the good results...

I bond with a camera if besides the good results I find a "tactile" pleasure in operating it and from an ergonomic point of view it feels well.

From this point of view my Leicas M3 and M5 are my...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-21-2016
Replies: 46
Views: 6,096
Posted By Wulfthari
Interesting thread that I missed Perhaps you...

Interesting thread that I missed



Perhaps you aren't aware but in the 60s and the 70s Zenit made a lot of interesting cameras (some of them look like they were props for a sci-fi show) but they...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-21-2016
Replies: 243
Views: 19,120
Posted By Wulfthari
That's the most ludicrous argument I heard on the...

That's the most ludicrous argument I heard on the F-1N, the matt finish is tough as a nail and surely the gloss paint of the old F-1 was more delicate (but more attractive, I would say). It's...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-21-2016
Replies: 158
Views: 26,061
Posted By Wulfthari
Time to reactivate the Canon Pride...

Time to reactivate the Canon Pride Thread.

http://i68.tinypic.com/2q3aviv.jpg
T90 + FD50mm f1.2 + Agfa Precisa.

http://i67.tinypic.com/wa3qsk.jpg
F-1N + FD 50mm f1.2 +...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-21-2016
Replies: 243
Views: 19,120
Posted By Wulfthari
Sssshhhh! Don't tell the Nikonians that F-1Ns in...

Sssshhhh!

Don't tell the Nikonians that F-1Ns in good conditions fetch higher prices than ANY F3 (actually a cheap camera on ebay, Fm2s and Fm3s go for more) and most of the F2s (besides the...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-21-2016
Replies: 43
Views: 6,296
Posted By Wulfthari
Robert, I am aware the first Nokton debuted in...

Robert, I am aware the first Nokton debuted in the Topcon clone Mr.K had, I just would like to point out this:

Tak 7...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-20-2016
Replies: 43
Views: 6,296
Posted By Wulfthari
Indeed you are right, the Nokton 58mm f1.4 is a...

Indeed you are right, the Nokton 58mm f1.4 is a great prime:

http://i60.tinypic.com/54t2br.jpg

Sure it's a replica of a Topcon lens? Its qualities, in particular the bokeh, resemble those of a good...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-20-2016
Replies: 1,742
Views: 324,931
Posted By Wulfthari
http://i59.tinypic.com/fb94zl.jpg Jenaflex,...

http://i59.tinypic.com/fb94zl.jpg

Jenaflex, Pancolar 50mm f1.4, Agfa Precisa.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-20-2016
Replies: 185
Views: 25,571
Posted By Wulfthari
The LX remained in production for 20 years and to...

The LX remained in production for 20 years and to be honest I doubt it would have made for so long if it were a "weak" camera, in terms of sealing it was definitely more advanced than the F1N and the...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-13-2016
Replies: 185
Views: 25,571
Posted By Wulfthari
Almost all Japanese SLRs from the 70s are...

Almost all Japanese SLRs from the 70s are extremely strong and reliable, in the pro range the F2 and F1 are the king, but also Pentax Spotmatics and K series are seriously strong.

For the 80s the...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-13-2016
Replies: 2
Views: 721
Posted By Wulfthari
I would recommend a 50mm f1.4 S-C with the...

I would recommend a 50mm f1.4 S-C with the scalloped focus ring, according to all reports the 55mm f1.2 is not a sharp lens open wide, like the Canon counterpart.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-13-2016
Replies: 1,742
Views: 324,931
Posted By Wulfthari
http://i60.tinypic.com/3149w5y.jpg Nikon F2A,...

http://i60.tinypic.com/3149w5y.jpg

Nikon F2A, 85mm "k", Agfa Precisa.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-13-2016
Replies: 2,730
Views: 802,278
Posted By Wulfthari
http://i64.tinypic.com/zstqft.jpg

http://i64.tinypic.com/zstqft.jpg
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-13-2016
Replies: 8
Views: 1,447
Posted By Wulfthari
Beautiful cameras..here there is my...

Beautiful cameras..here there is my F2A.

http://i65.tinypic.com/2zyjrk4.jpg
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 11-07-2015
Replies: 140
Views: 38,944
Posted By Wulfthari
Canon L1 + Jupiter 3 +...

Canon L1 + Jupiter 3 + Tmax100:

http://i63.tinypic.com/2s0zqea.jpg

http://i64.tinypic.com/29e189l.jpg

http://i68.tinypic.com/2cqn212.jpg

http://i68.tinypic.com/soq2c7.jpg
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-07-2015
Replies: 623
Views: 142,159
Posted By Wulfthari
Flying...

Flying Bronica:

http://i68.tinypic.com/33nwwno.jpg

Marylebone:

http://i63.tinypic.com/34nhcmp.jpg

Gatwick:
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-07-2015
Replies: 158
Views: 26,061
Posted By Wulfthari
I like this shot, unfortunately most of the...

I like this shot, unfortunately most of the people I meet don't want to be photographed and they even complain (or threaten) because they think I'm shooting them even if I'm taking a pic of something...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-30-2015
Replies: 158
Views: 26,061
Posted By Wulfthari
With a little bit of luck you can also get a 55mm...

With a little bit of luck you can also get a 55mm f1.2 or a 50mm f1.2.

The old 35mm f2 with concave front element is also a classic, a lot of people avoid that because it's radioactive, but I'm very...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-29-2015
Replies: 158
Views: 26,061
Posted By Wulfthari
Not familiar with this lens...however great pic!

Not familiar with this lens...however great pic!
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-29-2015
Replies: 623
Views: 142,159
Posted By Wulfthari
http://i59.tinypic.com/t9k61f.jpg http://i57.tiny...

http://i59.tinypic.com/t9k61f.jpg

http://i57.tinypic.com/21ozlmp.jpg

http://i62.tinypic.com/2dspwch.jpg
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-29-2015
Replies: 158
Views: 26,061
Posted By Wulfthari
Let's tryto revive the thread: few shots taken...

Let's tryto revive the thread: few shots taken with my second F-1 (with AE prism) the FD50mm f1.2, a green filter and...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 10-28-2015
Replies: 2
Views: 889
Posted By Wulfthari
Very nice shots! Even if I prefer to use a FED...

Very nice shots! Even if I prefer to use a FED with the I26, the Z6 doesn't look "correct"....but please CLA the camera, it deserves that.
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 10-27-2015
Replies: 56
Views: 37,975
Posted By Wulfthari
I hav the one at the left, the IIa, despite of...

I hav the one at the left, the IIa, despite of looking similar they are indeed very different.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-27-2015
Replies: 44
Views: 6,583
Posted By Wulfthari
Congratulations but...I still prefer the LX. The...

Congratulations but...I still prefer the LX.

The MX is IMO a weak design, the thickness of the top cover is so thin that it gets nicked very easily, they sacrificed building quality in order to make...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-27-2015
Replies: 27
Views: 4,028
Posted By Wulfthari
Not just Soviet lenses, my Nikkor K 85mm f1.8...

Not just Soviet lenses, my Nikkor K 85mm f1.8 also has swirly bokeh:

http://i61.tinypic.com/16719xt.jpg

So has my DDR Vario-Sonnar:

http://i61.tinypic.com/1zqztzt.jpg

And my Pentax A 50mm f1.4:
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-21-2015
Replies: 5
Views: 961
Posted By Wulfthari
I would like to help you but I just have the AE...

I would like to help you but I just have the AE III.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-19-2015
Replies: 27
Views: 4,028
Posted By Wulfthari
Too be honest I prefer the 19, it's the most...

Too be honest I prefer the 19, it's the most complete Zenit you can find.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-18-2015
Replies: 27
Views: 4,028
Posted By Wulfthari
I have a 12XP, bare to bone camera but you can...

I have a 12XP, bare to bone camera but you can get good pics.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-18-2015
Replies: 623
Views: 142,159
Posted By Wulfthari
http://i58.tinypic.com/dg54dk.jpg BRonica ETRsi,...

http://i58.tinypic.com/dg54dk.jpg

BRonica ETRsi, 75mm f2.8 PE, Portra 160.
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 10-18-2015
Replies: 13
Views: 1,397
Posted By Wulfthari
Anybody have experience with the new ones?

Anybody have experience with the new ones?
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 10-05-2015
Replies: 6
Views: 1,364
Posted By Wulfthari
I'm a little bit disappointed because these pics...

I'm a little bit disappointed because these pics weren't taken in 1980, however I've a soft spot for Soviet Architecture, they were trying to invent something new, today there is just ugliness.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 10-05-2015
Replies: 5
Views: 766
Posted By Wulfthari
If you want to protect the lens a rigid hood is...

If you want to protect the lens a rigid hood is enough.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-01-2015
Replies: 2,730
Views: 802,278
Posted By Wulfthari
http://i60.tinypic.com/2lwndp2.jpg

http://i60.tinypic.com/2lwndp2.jpg
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-01-2015
Replies: 98
Views: 4,991
Posted By Wulfthari
I'm not surprised but perhaps in front of a...

I'm not surprised but perhaps in front of a vintage Rollei or Leica he'll soften up.:p

My suggestion is one close up portrait and one wide angle in his studio with his books, desk etc...

There are...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-01-2015
Replies: 90
Views: 4,984
Posted By Wulfthari
Rangefinder: Leica M5 + 50 mm Nokton...

Rangefinder:

Leica M5 + 50 mm Nokton F1.5

SLR:

Nikon FM + Nokton 58mm f1.4

Medium format:
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-30-2015
Replies: 98
Views: 4,991
Posted By Wulfthari
Regarding Chomsky, surely he's not a evil man or...

Regarding Chomsky, surely he's not a evil man or a liar, likely he's a radical and an extremist but I'm pretty he doesn't want to cause any harm, quite the opposite, he thinks to write something...
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-29-2015
Replies: 98
Views: 4,991
Posted By Wulfthari
35mm for a "panoramic shot" of him in the studio...

35mm for a "panoramic shot" of him in the studio and a 85-90 mm for a close up should work fine.
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-29-2015
Replies: 98
Views: 4,991
Posted By Wulfthari
M9 + biogon + a portrait lens as he has an...

M9 + biogon + a portrait lens as he has an interesting face.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 09-29-2015
Replies: 18
Views: 2,373
Posted By Wulfthari
I think there's somthing similar in the Canon T90...

I think there's somthing similar in the Canon T90 manual and I've seen that some LCD that leaked in Minoltas of the same era.
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 09-27-2015
Replies: 8
Views: 1,515
Posted By Wulfthari
And a cheap L39 Jupiter 12, that for the record...

And a cheap L39 Jupiter 12, that for the record looks like this:

http://www.kensmithart.com/images/Jupiter12-1LG.jpg
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 09-26-2015
Replies: 1,742
Views: 324,931
Posted By Wulfthari
http://i61.tinypic.com/dmupe8.jpg Fujica St705W,...

http://i61.tinypic.com/dmupe8.jpg

Fujica St705W, Fujinon 50mm f1.4, Agfa Precisa.
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-26-2015
Replies: 5,620
Views: 501,736
Posted By Wulfthari
http://i60.tinypic.com/2h5v860.jpg

http://i60.tinypic.com/2h5v860.jpg
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-26-2015
Replies: 18
Views: 2,879
Posted By Wulfthari
I think the first time the victors did when they...

I think the first time the victors did when they took these factories was to do their best to restart the production as soon as possible...for their own internal market.

For Carl Zeiss in East...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 09-24-2015
Replies: 1,742
Views: 324,931
Posted By Wulfthari
Cool pics...everybody was slim in the 70s.;)

Cool pics...everybody was slim in the 70s.;)
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 09-23-2015
Replies: 58
Views: 8,118
Posted By Wulfthari
A lot of people are passionate about mechanical...

A lot of people are passionate about mechanical watches, while quarz ones don't have much support.

Plus, digital cameras are disposable consumer's electronics like electro domestics and cell phones,...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 09-22-2015
Replies: 1,742
Views: 324,931
Posted By Wulfthari
http://i60.tinypic.com/54t2br.jpg Nikon FM,...

http://i60.tinypic.com/54t2br.jpg

Nikon FM, Nokton 58mm f1.4 AIs, Fujifilm Pro.
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-21-2015
Replies: 2,578
Views: 496,383
Posted By Wulfthari
Hurricane. http://i61.tinypic.com/9uau0i.jpg Nik...

Hurricane.

http://i61.tinypic.com/9uau0i.jpg

Nikon FM, Notkon 58mm f1.4, Fuji Pro 400.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 09-21-2015
Replies: 49
Views: 4,299
Posted By Wulfthari
Ah ah ah! Charlatans! I was even thinking about...

Ah ah ah! Charlatans! I was even thinking about getting my first digital camera...
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-21-2015
Replies: 13
Views: 1,529
Posted By Wulfthari
The FED 1b had many...

The FED 1b had many subvariants:

http://www.sovietcams.com/index.php?414372438

Enjoy the reading.
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-20-2015
Replies: 5,620
Views: 501,736
Posted By Wulfthari
Sunglasses...interesting...

Sunglasses...interesting subject:

http://i61.tinypic.com/aox3sp.jpg

Pentax Spotmatic F, Macro Takumar 50mm f4 and Fuji Pro 400.
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 09-20-2015
Replies: 4
Views: 743
Posted By Wulfthari
I think it should be yellow/brown, this is a good...

I think it should be yellow/brown, this is a good pic from Fedka:

http://fedka.com/catalog/images/j3ltm860798.jpg

I've see very late Jupiter 9s from the 80s that are decisively brown, I assume they...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 09-20-2015
Replies: 124
Views: 35,824
Posted By Wulfthari
Few shots with the F2AS, fuji Pro 400 and various...

Few shots with the F2AS, fuji Pro 400 and various lenses.

Panoramic shots with the Nikkor 300mm f4 AIs IF, they are not perfectly vertical but this setup is very...
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-20-2015
Replies: 5,620
Views: 501,736
Posted By Wulfthari
http://i62.tinypic.com/b54kfp.jpg

http://i62.tinypic.com/b54kfp.jpg
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 09-19-2015
Replies: 2,730
Views: 802,278
Posted By Wulfthari
My old FM received a new...

My old FM received a new lens:

http://i59.tinypic.com/sq05g3.jpg
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-19-2015
Replies: 2,578
Views: 496,383
Posted By Wulfthari
http://i60.tinypic.com/9satcn.jpg Praktica...

http://i60.tinypic.com/9satcn.jpg

Praktica BX20S, Pentacoon 50mm f1.8, Fuji Pro 400.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 09-18-2015
Replies: 64
Views: 5,967
Posted By Wulfthari
One of my Canon F-1Ns always has the motordrive...

One of my Canon F-1Ns always has the motordrive installed because it gives shutter priority, I also had the luck to get a Pentax Super A with its motordrive (not superfast, OK) and it improves the...
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-16-2015
Replies: 5,620
Views: 501,736
Posted By Wulfthari
Orange: http://i60.tinypic.com/23r1njb.jpg Prakt...

Orange:

http://i60.tinypic.com/23r1njb.jpg

Praktica BX20S, Pentacon 50mm f1.8, Fuji Pro 400.
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-16-2015
Replies: 2,578
Views: 496,383
Posted By Wulfthari
I took this pic with my M4-P loaded with XP2, I...

I took this pic with my M4-P loaded with XP2, I used a Nokton 1.5 with Y2 filter:

http://i59.tinypic.com/2mr7gyc.jpg

Unfortunately the glass of the scanner of the lab was dirty as I see many spots,...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 09-16-2015
Replies: 1,354
Views: 267,685
Posted By Wulfthari
Yup. Nice combination, especially for...

Yup.

Nice combination, especially for architecture.
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 09-16-2015
Replies: 1,354
Views: 267,685
Posted By Wulfthari
http://i62.tinypic.com/fnyedl.jpg

http://i62.tinypic.com/fnyedl.jpg
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 09-16-2015
Replies: 1,742
Views: 324,931
Posted By Wulfthari
Fujica ST705W, 50mm f1.4, Fuji Pro 400 and I...

Fujica ST705W, 50mm f1.4, Fuji Pro 400 and I think a polarising filter:

http://i58.tinypic.com/vwpbhu.jpg

http://i58.tinypic.com/o7q7pz.jpg

http://i62.tinypic.com/vi2s2g.jpg
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 09-15-2015
Replies: 67
Views: 8,408
Posted By Wulfthari
M4-P, Nokton 1.5, XP2 and a yellow...

M4-P, Nokton 1.5, XP2 and a yellow filter:

http://i60.tinypic.com/24vvayv.jpg

http://i59.tinypic.com/2d9497a.jpg
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 09-14-2015
Replies: 1,742
Views: 324,931
Posted By Wulfthari
Very nice, camera? Thanks to you, I like Agfa...

Very nice, camera?



Thanks to you, I like Agfa Precisa, it's a nice film, and the Nikkor K 85mm is an excellent lens for portraits (dogs or young women...it always works).

Other shots with the...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 09-14-2015
Replies: 28
Views: 5,338
Posted By Wulfthari
The pics above prove that the Industar 61 is a...

The pics above prove that the Industar 61 is a very sophisticated Tessar like lens but very different from the original German lens.
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-13-2015
Replies: 5,620
Views: 501,736
Posted By Wulfthari
http://i57.tinypic.com/okdce9.jpg

http://i57.tinypic.com/okdce9.jpg
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 09-13-2015
Replies: 1,742
Views: 324,931
Posted By Wulfthari
Nikon F2A with Nikkon K 85mm f1.8, Agfa...

Nikon F2A with Nikkon K 85mm f1.8, Agfa Precisa:

http://i58.tinypic.com/2j6a153.jpg

http://i61.tinypic.com/33jod3m.jpg

http://i60.tinypic.com/2qlwdj8.jpg
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 09-13-2015
Replies: 158
Views: 67,136
Posted By Wulfthari
No it's not the zebra one, some people calls it...

No it's not the zebra one, some people calls it "panda", it's this one:

http://ussrphoto.com/UserContent/Fed-2d_earliest-I61_1.jpg

These were the very first I 61 that came with Fed2Ls and Fed3s.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 09-13-2015
Replies: 2,730
Views: 802,278
Posted By Wulfthari
http://i62.tinypic.com/ad27wg.jpg

http://i62.tinypic.com/ad27wg.jpg
Forum: Zeiss Contax 09-13-2015
Replies: 7
Views: 1,169
Posted By Wulfthari
It's better to have a genuine Jupiter than a fake...

It's better to have a genuine Jupiter than a fake Sonnar.
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 09-13-2015
Replies: 158
Views: 67,136
Posted By Wulfthari
The first I 61, the one with the chrome barrel,...

The first I 61, the one with the chrome barrel, is as good as a I-26M but sharper due to the Lanthanium element. It also has 10 blades.
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-10-2015
Replies: 9,057
Views: 890,205
Posted By Wulfthari
New case: http://i58.tinypic.com/2vv8byh.jpg

New case:

http://i58.tinypic.com/2vv8byh.jpg
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 09-10-2015
Replies: 21
Views: 1,931
Posted By Wulfthari
In my experience the I61 is sharper and more...

In my experience the I61 is sharper and more contrasty than the Jupiter 8, and it's not a surprise since it's a much more modern design with a Lanthanium element.
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-10-2015
Replies: 2,578
Views: 496,383
Posted By Wulfthari
Jenaflex, Vario-sonnar and Agfa...

Jenaflex, Vario-sonnar and Agfa 100:

http://i60.tinypic.com/2rh8pih.jpg
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-09-2015
Replies: 2,578
Views: 496,383
Posted By Wulfthari
Nikon F2A, 85mm f1.8, Agfa...

Nikon F2A, 85mm f1.8, Agfa 100:

http://i59.tinypic.com/j5l0uo.jpg
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 09-08-2015
Replies: 124
Views: 35,824
Posted By Wulfthari
Few shots with Agfa 100, my F2A and a Nikkor...

Few shots with Agfa 100, my F2A and a Nikkor 1.8:

http://i58.tinypic.com/2j6a153.jpg

http://i61.tinypic.com/33jod3m.jpg

http://i62.tinypic.com/28s7875.jpg

http://i59.tinypic.com/j5l0uo.jpg
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 09-08-2015
Replies: 17
Views: 1,454
Posted By Wulfthari
Another vote for the rare P screen. In low...

Another vote for the rare P screen.

In low lights and with fast lenses I also use the H2.
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-06-2015
Replies: 5,620
Views: 501,736
Posted By Wulfthari
Deep...

Deep blue:

http://i57.tinypic.com/34dhkxf.jpg

Pentax Super A, A50 f1.4, Agfa Precisa 100.
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 09-04-2015
Replies: 42
Views: 3,317
Posted By Wulfthari
Can't the holes be filled with anything?

Can't the holes be filled with anything?
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 09-03-2015
Replies: 42
Views: 3,317
Posted By Wulfthari
That's a good way to burn an hole in the...

That's a good way to burn an hole in the curtain!

However, nice pics, IMO there might be a problem with the curtains, probably it's visible just at low speeds, keep on trying.
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 09-01-2015
Replies: 61
Views: 8,104
Posted By Wulfthari
The user Wolves here has a Zorki S and a Leica...

The user Wolves here has a Zorki S and a Leica IIIa, he CLAd the soviet camera personally and it's smoother than the Leica.
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 09-01-2015
Replies: 26
Views: 2,547
Posted By Wulfthari
The BMW R75 like the FIAT 124 were chosen by the...

The BMW R75 like the FIAT 124 were chosen by the Soviets because they were the best technological available at the time, but they weren't meant to be a "luxury" mean of transportation like the...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 08-31-2015
Replies: 124
Views: 35,824
Posted By Wulfthari
These are my two...

These are my two F2s:

http://i59.tinypic.com/zx1qf8.jpg

I'm satisfied of both prisms, the DP-12 as far as I understand has silicon cells, not CdS, but I might be wrong.

So far no issues with any...
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