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Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 10-21-2010
Replies: 16
Views: 3,070
Posted By jamxo
After a summer with the Ep-2

http://assets.arlosites.com/stills/11748291/4fc1ac3b3d_tall_six_hundred.jpg

http://assets.arlosites.com/stills/11488871/a23dd5abad_tall_six_hundred.jpg

Whilst I'm seriously considering selling my...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-15-2010
Replies: 1,745
Views: 325,377
Posted By jamxo
http://jamiestoker.files.wordpress.com/2010/01/blo...

http://jamiestoker.files.wordpress.com/2010/01/blog.jpg?w=800&h=533

5DMarkII - 50mm Nikkor E Series 1.8 pancake.

J.
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 12-14-2009
Replies: 839
Views: 330,547
Posted By jamxo
Thanks - it is a great lens! That shot was quite...

Thanks - it is a great lens! That shot was quite a recent decision to scan, my favourite which is included in my portfolio was this...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 12-06-2009
Replies: 416
Views: 158,546
Posted By jamxo
The film was Fuji 160C if I remember correctly,...

The film was Fuji 160C if I remember correctly, but when I scanned the negs in I took a bit of saturation out as I dont like colors to be too punchy.

Not a Mamiya 7 but I recently bought a mint...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 12-05-2009
Replies: 416
Views: 158,546
Posted By jamxo
I recently got a commission to shoot a textiles...

I recently got a commission to shoot a textiles graduate of my university's final degree show range, and I knew the shoot was going to be relatively low key - just one model, the designer, myself and...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-09-2009
Replies: 526
Views: 180,264
Posted By jamxo
Loaded a roll in my old Yashica GSN, but did not...

Loaded a roll in my old Yashica GSN, but did not shoot it for ages and so took it out and stuck it in the m6 when I got it, accidentally exposing both...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 05-04-2009
Replies: 2,013
Views: 611,747
Posted By jamxo
A short project on student smokers, shot on a...

A short project on student smokers, shot on a Minolta Autocord on Hp5+.

I really like this camera, its small, light, quiet and has a lovely lens. I also find 6x6 a format that is quite relaxing and...
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 01-12-2009
Replies: 11
Views: 1,795
Posted By jamxo
Hey there, Using the manual focus mode, it is...

Hey there,

Using the manual focus mode, it is possible to preset the focus using a small wheel on the back. Then when you push the shutter the shot is instant - no shutter lag at all. And you can...
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 01-11-2009
Replies: 11
Views: 1,752
Posted By jamxo
Put some more shots on my recent entry - this one...

Put some more shots on my recent entry - this one I really like:
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3289/3148038653_bcc34515cf_b.jpg
Really is a great little cam once you get your head round it - cant...
Forum: Olympus RF 01-07-2009
Replies: 151
Views: 47,624
Posted By jamxo
Love my Xa, in terms of having a little manual...

Love my Xa, in terms of having a little manual focus rangefinder its just awesome.
Use it wide open alot, and it delivers, and I did that little trick when you marker pen in the rangefinder spot so...
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 01-06-2009
Replies: 11
Views: 1,752
Posted By jamxo
DP1 Portraits

Hello there,

Been having lots of fun with my DP1 over the last few months. I know this camera gets alot of flak over its quirky and slow handling but you soon get used to this and learn how to use...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-25-2008
Replies: 180
Views: 13,555
Posted By jamxo
Lots of nice photographs in this thread! Some...

Lots of nice photographs in this thread!

Some shots Im pleased with from the past few months at University studying...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount Copies 12-03-2008
Replies: 193
Views: 39,359
Posted By jamxo
Continuing to love this lens, so small and the...

Continuing to love this lens, so small and the pictures it takes are lovely!

Shot some slide film through it on my m6 the other...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-20-2008
Replies: 36
Views: 2,700
Posted By jamxo
Well it does seem at Art school alot of people...

Well it does seem at Art school alot of people smoke, plus from being half american myself it seems that kids at university seem to drink/smoke/etc alot more in the UK - perhaps because of lower age...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-17-2008
Replies: 36
Views: 2,700
Posted By jamxo
Is that Brighton City college or something...

Is that Brighton City college or something similar? I am studying at Brighton University in Grand Parade. Have to say I absolutely love Brighton - such an awesome city! (and snoopers paradise is a...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-17-2008
Replies: 36
Views: 2,700
Posted By jamxo
Amen to that! Precisely the plan tomorrow night...

Amen to that! Precisely the plan tomorrow night when we finish our project review!


SolaresLarrave -

Thank you very much! These non people shots are a new thing to me (pretty much 99% of my...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-17-2008
Replies: 36
Views: 2,700
Posted By jamxo
All the images were neopan 400 rated between...

All the images were neopan 400 rated between 400-1600, scanned on an Epson v700 (although I did lots of darkroom work prints throughout the project to help me edit!)

Thanks all
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-17-2008
Replies: 36
Views: 2,700
Posted By jamxo
Breaking in the M6..

So about a year ago after saving up for a long, long time, I managed to buy myself an M6 from around 1980 and a Konica Hexanon 35mm F2 lens. Ever since first holding the camera, I was completely...
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 05-11-2008
Replies: 90
Views: 7,358
Posted By jamxo
Mabel, So far Ive only been shooting in raw, then...

Mabel, So far Ive only been shooting in raw, then importing into photo pro and not really changing much, just getting a good starting image with no loss of detail, then opening in PS CS3 and doing...
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 05-11-2008
Replies: 90
Views: 7,358
Posted By jamxo
Yeah I really can't understand why this camera is...

Yeah I really can't understand why this camera is getting so much flak, especially from people who havent used it or attempted to get to know it.

I bought a DP1 last week to replace my Ricoh GRD and...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount Copies 03-21-2008
Replies: 8
Views: 1,926
Posted By jamxo
Ahaha yes, well thanks is due to everyone who...

Ahaha yes, well thanks is due to everyone who leaked the secret of this little lens! It's a bit of a steal compared to a new summicron if you ask me!
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-20-2008
Replies: 4
Views: 962
Posted By jamxo
Ahaha, yeah looks like someone isn't get a...

Ahaha, yeah looks like someone isn't get a promotion this year!
Forum: Leica Screw Mount Copies 03-20-2008
Replies: 8
Views: 1,926
Posted By jamxo
35 F2 Hexanon UC = amazing

So I finally got this lens a few days ago, number 752/1000 from Matsuiya Store. It's pretty much everything I could want in a general purpose lens; small, well built, fast, sharp, and most...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 03-19-2008
Replies: 17
Views: 1,124
Posted By jamxo
In theory 18, but in reality much younger ;) The...

In theory 18, but in reality much younger ;)

The hx-14 flash is actually quite good, its small, and although it cant bounce or anything fancy, you can use it in aperture priority mode and shoot at...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 03-19-2008
Replies: 17
Views: 1,124
Posted By jamxo
My current rangefinder kit consits of a Leica M6...

My current rangefinder kit consits of a Leica M6 with 35m Hexanon F2 UC (sameish lens as the AF), and a 35mm Nokton for lowlight back up,
and then I have a hexar AF for a backup body or for use with...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 03-19-2008
Replies: 4
Views: 609
Posted By jamxo
I feel very lucky to have seen him talk about...

I feel very lucky to have seen him talk about Vietnam INC, his work, and photography in general last year here in London at the RGS as part of the Photovoice lectures. Awesome man.

R.I.P.
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 03-19-2008
Replies: 34
Views: 3,189
Posted By jamxo
I have to admit it looks very nice. The jpegs on...

I have to admit it looks very nice. The jpegs on that rytter blog look great, even the iso 800 one of the tap. And the movies look decent with it too, they seem to have narrow depth of field which i...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount Copies 03-14-2008
Replies: 193
Views: 39,359
Posted By jamxo
Well depends where you are as they are on ebay...

Well depends where you are as they are on ebay selling from USA or Japan, although I bought mine from germany (because I live in the UK);

Quick search on...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount Copies 03-14-2008
Replies: 193
Views: 39,359
Posted By jamxo
Hoya make quite affordable filters in the 43mm...

Hoya make quite affordable filters in the 43mm thread size this lens needs...

My Hex should arrive any day now and the two other things I ordered were:

- a hoya ND8 filter, this cuts the light...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-13-2008
Replies: 52
Views: 3,130
Posted By jamxo
Good on you! My M6 + 35mm F2 Hexanon UC when it...

Good on you!

My M6 + 35mm F2 Hexanon UC when it arrives and that is all I need in life.
(although my 35mm F1.2 Nokton may make the odd appearance when the sun goes down but its still the same focal...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-12-2008
Replies: 7
Views: 10,375
Posted By jamxo
I shot for a few months with both a 35mm Nokton...

I shot for a few months with both a 35mm Nokton and a 40mm Summicron and I just really hated the summicron shots. For me 35 is the perfect focal length, so shots from that summicron just seemed too...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount Copies 03-09-2008
Replies: 193
Views: 39,359
Posted By jamxo
After discovering this lens and realising that I...

After discovering this lens and realising that I had enough to buy what seems immeasurably close to my dream lens (35/2 Summicron), I now have No 752/1000 e route from Japan!

Cant wait for this...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 03-08-2008
Replies: 19
Views: 1,038
Posted By jamxo
Yep I had an adaptor from Robert White when I...

Yep I had an adaptor from Robert White when I used a CV ultron, but sold both recently. Ill get one from Aperture Photographic, which is an awesome little second hand camera shop & cafe here in...
Forum: Optics Theory - 03-08-2008
Replies: 54
Views: 7,219
Posted By jamxo
Thanks for posting this, as I recently got paid,...

Thanks for posting this, as I recently got paid, I ended up getting the Hexanon UC after all!

Really excited to get it..
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 03-08-2008
Replies: 19
Views: 1,038
Posted By jamxo
Update: Had a lovely suprise in the post this...

Update: Had a lovely suprise in the post this morning in that I recieved a cheque for a magazine feature I recently shot, so I could afford the Hexanon UC, and bought one from Matusuiya Store, which...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 03-07-2008
Replies: 19
Views: 1,038
Posted By jamxo
Awesome, I will look forward to it. On another...

Awesome, I will look forward to it.

On another note, can anyone that owns the Canon 35mm F1.5 tell me how it compares to other lenses at F2?
I really like the idea of the Hexanon UC, as a small...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 03-07-2008
Replies: 19
Views: 1,038
Posted By jamxo
Thats a funny co-incidence, I literally just...

Thats a funny co-incidence, I literally just clocked that and was coming here to post.

Wow, this hexanon UC seems really nice. Way more than I can afford (but no doubt there is some old grear I can...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 03-07-2008
Replies: 19
Views: 1,038
Posted By jamxo
Thanks for the replies, although there are...

Thanks for the replies, although there are reasons why I am tempted by the Canons:

New CV 1.4: I dont really like focusing tabs, some of the images at 1.4 are a little nasty, and I dont have 300+...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 03-06-2008
Replies: 19
Views: 1,038
Posted By jamxo
Choosing a 35mm..

Hi there!

I've done a fair amount of research and browsing on the three canon 35mm lenses (1.5,1.8,2) and wanted to get some opinions on potentially which one to go for.

My situation is as...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-06-2008
Replies: 28
Views: 2,507
Posted By jamxo
I print film both in the darkroom and digitally....

I print film both in the darkroom and digitally. Whilst I love getting away from the world for a few hours and printing something by hand, for me the darkroom isnt a consistent, cheap or accesible...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 02-27-2008
Replies: 30
Views: 9,826
Posted By jamxo
Is this possible to do on the GA645? I cant find...

Is this possible to do on the GA645? I cant find any mention of it in the manual.

Anyway I shot a test roll of Fuji 400H rated at 320.

The following is at F4.0, 1/400 and this lens/camera/method of...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-27-2008
Replies: 29
Views: 2,473
Posted By jamxo
Ive been using an Epson V700 for over a year now...

Ive been using an Epson V700 for over a year now and whilst it is very good for larger formats, and the speed and ease of use of a flatbed is handy, I played around with a Coolscan V at college and...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 02-21-2008
Replies: 30
Views: 9,826
Posted By jamxo
So the camera arrived this morning, in minty...

So the camera arrived this morning, in minty condition (in a faux velvet cause) and I have to say, this camera feels SO nice.

I really like the vertical viewfinder, it means if i shoot a roll of...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 02-19-2008
Replies: 30
Views: 9,826
Posted By jamxo
Fuji GA645

After realising I rarely use it, I sold my Bronica ETRS and replaced it with the above Fuji with the 60mm F4 lens. I had a play around with this camera last week and really liked the feel of it.

How...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 02-19-2008
Replies: 545
Views: 23,642
Posted By jamxo
I am tempted by this lens because its A) small b)...

I am tempted by this lens because its A) small b) cheap and c) fast.

I cant think of many other 35's that do that. I have the nokton and its beautiful but its hardly a walk around lens. Dismissing a...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 01-19-2008
Replies: 545
Views: 23,642
Posted By jamxo
Hmmm, on the condition that this lens is good, I...

Hmmm, on the condition that this lens is good, I can't help thinking it would be a nice replacement for the rather awkward juggling act of speed and size that I have at the moment on my m6: Nokton...
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-16-2008
Replies: 4
Views: 687
Posted By jamxo
I agree that the gallery can be a somewhat...

I agree that the gallery can be a somewhat awkward tool for showing your images, which is a shame because there are so many people on this forum with so many cameras undoubtedly making lots of nice...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-15-2008
Replies: 7,473
Views: 3,825,967
Posted By jamxo
Someone before asked me to post a shot showing...

Someone before asked me to post a shot showing the size of the Voigtlander 35mm Nokton, so here is a little pic (top image is the rustic old hood I bought for my 40 summicron of ebay, and bottom is...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-13-2008
Replies: 7,473
Views: 3,825,967
Posted By jamxo
Andrew - I will try and take a photo of it...

Andrew - I will try and take a photo of it mounted over the next couple of days and post it in this thread.
J.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-12-2008
Replies: 7,473
Views: 3,825,967
Posted By jamxo
It really isnt that big! I mean sure, next to a...

It really isnt that big! I mean sure, next to a summicron its huge, but compare it to 90% of SLR lenses and it is small! Its heavy, but in a good way, and i love being able to focus by rotating the...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-12-2008
Replies: 7,473
Views: 3,825,967
Posted By jamxo
After a year of using and abusing my poor Bessa...

After a year of using and abusing my poor Bessa R2a, I finally took the plunge and upgraded. Sold the R2a for 200 and obliterated my savings to make up the 690 for a second hand Leica M6 (made in...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-11-2008
Replies: 5
Views: 682
Posted By jamxo
Thank you that would be great! I try unscrewing...

Thank you that would be great!
I try unscrewing it but it will not budge, I think it is stiff or jammed, and I am hesitant to force it incase i mess up the rest of the lens.
J
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-11-2008
Replies: 5
Views: 682
Posted By jamxo
Summicron 40 Hood question..

Hello!,

I have searched and searched but I cant find an answer to what seems should be a really obvious question. I finally have saved up the money and now have an M6 and Summicron 40 (hurrah), and...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 12-06-2007
Replies: 47
Views: 6,667
Posted By jamxo
Thanks everyone, I am real flattered. I really...

Thanks everyone, I am real flattered.

I really can't fault this lens at all. Even the size issue, falls apart when you think of pretty much any normal sized SLR lens. And personally I love the size....
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-03-2007
Replies: 9
Views: 1,172
Posted By jamxo
Thanks for the kind words guys, and no I dont...

Thanks for the kind words guys, and no I dont plan to stop! I take photos of my friends purely for joy, practice and because of a silly dream that I will be the next centuries Lartigue one day with...
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 11-29-2007
Replies: 11
Views: 1,058
Posted By jamxo
Sigh... Looks like it might well be a very...

Sigh... Looks like it might well be a very expensive Christmas!
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-27-2007
Replies: 9
Views: 1,172
Posted By jamxo
Nokton

Some more shots from the Nokton - damm this thing is a sexy beast!
All on Fuji PRO...
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 11-27-2007
Replies: 11
Views: 1,058
Posted By jamxo
Tempted..

Okay so I am tempted by the R-D1(s).

I am doing a few magazines and shoots around christmas, combined with a few odd jobs, and if I sell some cameras, and save a little, I should be able to scrounge...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 11-27-2007
Replies: 14
Views: 1,627
Posted By jamxo
ahahaha P.s. Cheers for this, has happened twice...

ahahaha

P.s. Cheers for this, has happened twice on my Bessa R2a, and repaired without qualms by robert white under warranty both times - but my warranty will soon run out, so if it happens again I...
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 11-26-2007
Replies: 18
Views: 2,243
Posted By jamxo
I use the Hadley Large, which is perfectly...

I use the Hadley Large, which is perfectly portable and comfortable with room for 2 bodies and a bunch of lenses, a laptop, and lots of film/paper/bits n' bobs.

I rate Billingham because they are...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 11-22-2007
Replies: 47
Views: 6,667
Posted By jamxo
Use it with my R2a. Heavy, but in a good, well...

Use it with my R2a. Heavy, but in a good, well made way. Big but only in terms of rangefinder lenses, totally normal if you are used to SLR primes, small if you are used to SLR zooms. Can't fault...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-21-2007
Replies: 9
Views: 1,172
Posted By jamxo
HSI: Some nice photos there - indeed, nice to see...

HSI: Some nice photos there - indeed, nice to see another youngster!
Ywenz: Thanks for the very kind words.

So the I need to sleep now, but I finally got my first roll shot with my new beast, the...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-19-2007
Replies: 9
Views: 1,172
Posted By jamxo
My rangefinder journey.

Hello!

Inspired by a few threads started by other photographers showing their excellent shots with various cameras/lenses/films, I wanted to start a thread to simply showcase the photographs and...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-19-2007
Replies: 24
Views: 2,808
Posted By jamxo
Ned - with regards to APX 400 I develop it for...

Ned - with regards to APX 400 I develop it for 5.5 minutes in Hc-110 Dilution B and get fantastic contrasy tones, which scan and print beautifully. Just an idea.
J.
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 11-18-2007
Replies: 15
Views: 1,229
Posted By jamxo
This exact same thing has happened to my Bessa...

This exact same thing has happened to my Bessa R2a TWICE and I havent found anyway to fix it either time, so yeah, just send it back and get it repaired under warranty.

Try not to let it put you...
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE - Film 11-18-2007
Replies: 6
Views: 2,254
Posted By jamxo
Well maybe when I have some more money I will...

Well maybe when I have some more money I will check out CRR Luton. Thanks for the info guys. Untill then I think I will just use the 40 summicron on the Bessa R2a when I dont want to bring out the...
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE - Film 11-15-2007
Replies: 6
Views: 2,254
Posted By jamxo
CL Meter Repair

About two weeks ago, I bought a CL + 40mm Summicron for around 200 here in the UK. Whilst the camera is pretty much mint and works fine, the meter seems not to be working properly. I have replaced...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-14-2007
Replies: 1,424
Views: 347,388
Posted By jamxo
Just another reader popping in to say I am...

Just another reader popping in to say I am enjoying the Noctilux shots (I use a 35mm Nokton myself),

and Ned - its nice to see someone who is using said expensive rare lenses out and about...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 10-18-2007
Replies: 5
Views: 1,649
Posted By jamxo
hexar spotted

For anyone else who loves these fantastic cameras,

Christopher Anderson (magnum, VII) has one in this (which is a really good documentary...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 10-07-2007
Replies: 2,013
Views: 611,747
Posted By jamxo
Thanks! Yeah, I remember hearing a famous...

Thanks! Yeah, I remember hearing a famous photographer (who's name I currently forget) explaining that he actively looked to crop out modern technology/architecture in his portraits and reportage, in...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 10-01-2007
Replies: 2
Views: 746
Posted By jamxo
Thanks for the suggestions, unfortunately I just...

Thanks for the suggestions, unfortunately I just tired all of them, and still the same problem. I also notice now that the film rewind button (on the bottom of the camera) is stuck in, so I have an...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 09-29-2007
Replies: 2
Views: 746
Posted By jamxo
I think my Bessa has died...

I am having a wierd problem with my Bessa R2a, which otherwise has been running okay for about 8 months.

I took it out to take a photo yesterday, pressed the shutter and nothing happened.

The...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 09-28-2007
Replies: 380
Views: 195,296
Posted By jamxo
Oh...

Oh my...
http://farm2.static.flickr.com/1010/1452548529_accf8f7cf2_o.jpg
this lens is seriously so awesome.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 09-28-2007
Replies: 5,588
Views: 972,264
Posted By jamxo
I dont drink coffee but I did just blow my summer...

I dont drink coffee but I did just blow my summer savings on that beast the 35mm 1.2 Nokton:
http://farm2.static.flickr.com/1010/1452548529_accf8f7cf2_o.jpg
Using it on my Bessa R2a that I've had for...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 09-24-2007
Replies: 2
Views: 969
Posted By jamxo
Nokton 35mm 1.2 & R2a

I've been a happy owner of a R2a for over six months now, shooting with the Ultron 1.7. I love the 35mm focal length, but 75% of my shooting is in available/low light situations, and I am getting...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-22-2007
Replies: 1,035
Views: 265,143
Posted By jamxo
http://farm2.static.flickr.com/1415/589794574_19e4...

http://farm2.static.flickr.com/1415/589794574_19e4efea1f_o.jpg
Needless to say, I cant wait to break in this little badboy.
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 06-21-2007
Replies: 75
Views: 15,113
Posted By jamxo
HELL...

HELL YES
http://farm2.static.flickr.com/1240/580774159_77ec35fec5.jpg?v=0
arrived this morning, literally brand new it seems!
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-21-2007
Replies: 5,588
Views: 972,264
Posted By jamxo
No coffee (I cant stand it) but look what I got...

No coffee (I cant stand it) but look what I got today!
http://farm2.static.flickr.com/1240/580774159_77ec35fec5.jpg?v=0
MINT Konica Hexar Af silver (with silent mode), actually so excited to try this...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 06-19-2007
Replies: 8
Views: 927
Posted By jamxo
Wide open on my Bessa...

Wide open on my Bessa...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-06-2007
Replies: 17
Views: 896
Posted By jamxo
I've always been curious and perhaps this thread...

I've always been curious and perhaps this thread could be relevant enough to ask..

I understand that higher baselengths are needed to focus longer focal lenghts/ faster lenses, but..

a) Why?
b)...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 05-25-2007
Replies: 75
Views: 15,113
Posted By jamxo
Just found out about this camera and I am really...

Just found out about this camera and I am really tempted to save for one. I think they go for around 150 on Ebay here in the uk? I currently shoot a Bessa R2a and 35mm Ultron 1.7, but it would be...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 05-03-2007
Replies: 380
Views: 195,296
Posted By jamxo
My R2a and 35mm Ultron, starting to get battered...

My R2a and 35mm Ultron, starting to get battered in places but then I use a hell of alot.
http://farm1.static.flickr.com/207/482950913_d7418789b3.jpg?v=0
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 04-29-2007
Replies: 8
Views: 1,269
Posted By jamxo
The only lens I bought with my bessa R2a and the...

The only lens I bought with my bessa R2a and the only lens I'll need. I simply love it. Its fast, not big, not tiny (I hated the focusing knobs on my Yashica Electro GSN so buying a lens with a...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 03-07-2007
Replies: 41
Views: 2,331
Posted By jamxo
At the moment I'm shooting with a R2a and 35mm...

At the moment I'm shooting with a R2a and 35mm Ultron 1.7 all the time. I have a Jupiter - 8 but it just sits on my desk. Eventually im considering buying one of the little 35mm pancakes, to have on...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 03-06-2007
Replies: 4
Views: 1,232
Posted By jamxo
Cant recommend the 35mm ultron enough - sharp...

Cant recommend the 35mm ultron enough - sharp where you want it to be, smooth everywhere else and fast to boot. Not as large or as flimsy as people seem to think especially if you take off the lens...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 03-02-2007
Replies: 68
Views: 6,637
Posted By jamxo
interesting thread, amazing photos, I added you...

interesting thread, amazing photos, I added you on flickr Jay..
Stay safe!
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 03-02-2007
Replies: 13
Views: 1,523
Posted By jamxo
Thanks alot guys! definately was the scanner,...

Thanks alot guys! definately was the scanner, flattened the rest of the negatives (thousands of tonnes of history of art textbooks finally come in use!) and the shots are scanning in sharp as hell...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 03-01-2007
Replies: 13
Views: 1,523
Posted By jamxo
Well I left the negatives under a large stack of...

Well I left the negatives under a large stack of books overnight to flatten them and it has indeed fixed the problem! I guess when the neg is too curved the middle of the image is too close to the...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 03-01-2007
Replies: 13
Views: 1,523
Posted By jamxo
Thank you very much for the detailed replies! So...

Thank you very much for the detailed replies!
So I will do some tests with the scanner to see if thats the cause of the problem (it could be something to do with curling negs..), and tomorrow a new...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 03-01-2007
Replies: 13
Views: 1,523
Posted By jamxo
I'm not entirely convinced its the scanner as I...

I'm not entirely convinced its the scanner as I have other scans from other cameras/lenses which are fine, but i shall flatten the same neg and see if it makes a difference (and check it under a...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 03-01-2007
Replies: 13
Views: 1,523
Posted By jamxo
Post R2a/35mm Ultron Focus problems..

Hello there, I would like a little bit of a help if that's possible.
Had my R2a and 35mm 1.7 ultron for a couple of weeks now (well actually the first body developed a fault so I'm about to recieve a...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 02-17-2007
Replies: 22
Views: 1,039
Posted By jamxo
I'm 18 and a Londoner, about to start the 4 year...

I'm 18 and a Londoner, about to start the 4 year path to gaining a BA Honors Degree in Photography!
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 02-15-2007
Replies: 5
Views: 841
Posted By jamxo
My Bessa's conked out!

Ive had a R2a and 35mm Ultron for almost a month now and I love it. However using it last week in Florence it suddently stopped working!

The film advance crank is stuck, i.e it wont allow me to...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 02-07-2007
Replies: 22
Views: 1,241
Posted By jamxo
I got my R2a and 35 f1.7 ultron last week and I...

I got my R2a and 35 f1.7 ultron last week and I have to say I am loving this lens so very much! Fast lenses are a must for me, and this is still pretty damned sharp wide open! It also feels sturdy,...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-27-2006
Replies: 8
Views: 836
Posted By jamxo
Mr Benn was just about the greatest cartoon...

Mr Benn was just about the greatest cartoon ever!

Although I later found out that it was apparently all one giant metaphor for drug abuse - or is that common knowledge?
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 12-27-2006
Replies: 3
Views: 1,019
Posted By jamxo
funnily enough just last night i was focusing my...

funnily enough just last night i was focusing my Yashica Electron GSN on the tv and I noticed the same thing, I would like to think that its normal - something to do with how an image is displayed on...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 12-26-2006
Replies: 6
Views: 835
Posted By jamxo
Thanks so much for all the replies everyone! I...

Thanks so much for all the replies everyone!

I think (touch wood) I'm going to go with the R3M and the 40mm nokton. The fast lens, bright viewfinder it seems will make it excellent in low light, and...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 12-26-2006
Replies: 6
Views: 835
Posted By jamxo
Not too bothered about hunting for a Summicron,...

Not too bothered about hunting for a Summicron, I'm sure its a sharp and beautiful lens but i dont want to spend all my on a comparitively slow lens, I think low light photography is what i shoot...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 12-26-2006
Replies: 6
Views: 835
Posted By jamxo
Some buying help...

Hello! My name is Jamie and I'm new here (well I've been reading for a few weeks but only just registered.)

I've been shooting with a Yashica Electro GSN for a few months now and I love the camera...
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