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Forum: Sony Alpha Mirrorless - All Models 04-27-2014
Replies: 17
Views: 6,875
Posted By nakedcellist
In my experience, the loudness of the shutter...

In my experience, the loudness of the shutter also depends a little on what lens you put on it. With the kit lens it is a bit louder than when I put a sum micron 40 on it, apparently the lens...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 07-01-2013
Replies: 14
Views: 2,188
Posted By nakedcellist
Minolta dimage IV. Don't bother with flatbed, and...

Minolta dimage IV. Don't bother with flatbed, and try out vuescan or silverfast as alternative software.
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 06-17-2013
Replies: 12
Views: 2,385
Posted By nakedcellist
I have both, and use both, but have not noticed...

I have both, and use both, but have not noticed any problems with it.
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 05-16-2013
Replies: 37
Views: 8,397
Posted By nakedcellist
Too bad, I just got the IV and I love it. I think...

Too bad, I just got the IV and I love it. I think a good alternative would be the reflecta rps 7200 professional. It's not too expensive and much better than a flatbedscanner.
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 04-18-2013
Replies: 14
Views: 2,439
Posted By nakedcellist
I have a retro 7 (Had a 10 before) and I love it....

I have a retro 7 (Had a 10 before) and I love it. It fits an m9 and three lenses, or an OM-D and 3 lenses, and my macbook air 11". BUt it also fits one Hasselblad. Well made bags. Recommended.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 12-15-2012
Replies: 48
Views: 5,010
Posted By nakedcellist
I used to have an M9 and I loved it. Then it got...

I used to have an M9 and I loved it. Then it got stolen. DId not have the money to replace it so I got an OM-D and I love it. At first I really had to get used to it, and AF did not do what I wanted....
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-10-2012
Replies: 72
Views: 12,619
Posted By nakedcellist
M6 and a summicron 40, or a voigtlander eq. lens.

M6 and a summicron 40, or a voigtlander eq. lens.
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 09-29-2012
Replies: 72
Views: 12,965
Posted By nakedcellist
I understand completely. I had an M9 and it got...

I understand completely. I had an M9 and it got stolen. I am waiting for the insurance to pay out. Meanwhile, I just got an OM-D (as in: an hour ago) and my first impression is: I love it! I do miss...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 09-29-2012
Replies: 2,031
Views: 316,126
Posted By nakedcellist
I loved my M9. Until it got stolen.....

I loved my M9. Until it got stolen.. *sob*...


http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8028/7615352936_f53ea70398.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/nakedcellist/7615352936/)
Misja et Wieke...
Forum: Travel 08-22-2012
Replies: 23
Views: 3,844
Posted By nakedcellist
Everyone, thank you so much for your support an...

Everyone, thank you so much for your support an advice. I really appreciate it. It was stolen when I was sitting on a table outside of the big red bar in London Islington. I hope that insurance...
Forum: Travel 08-14-2012
Replies: 23
Views: 3,844
Posted By nakedcellist
Thanks for the tips guys! The serial...

Thanks for the tips guys! The serial numbers:

Apple Macbook air 11" i7/4/256 C02G47XHDJY9
Leica M9 4204058
Leitz Summilux 35/1.4 2391704
Leitz Summilux 50/1.4 2345972
Forum: Travel 08-14-2012
Replies: 23
Views: 3,844
Posted By nakedcellist
Bag stolen with Leica equipment in London

Hi all, I am not sure if this is the best forum to report my stolen bag. Just now in Londen at the big redbar on Holoway road in Islington. It contained my macbook air 11", Leica M9 (black), Leitz...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-14-2012
Replies: 96
Views: 12,815
Posted By nakedcellist
I think the MP looks very cool and very unique....

I think the MP looks very cool and very unique. Don't like the filter on your lens, the B&W logo looks ugly on this combo.
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 08-14-2012
Replies: 68
Views: 15,435
Posted By nakedcellist
I have one. Together with silverfast it works...

I have one. Together with silverfast it works quite well. It is good for medium format. It's usable for 35mm. Still struggling with it and silverfast settings to avoid blowouts.
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-26-2012
Replies: 165
Views: 19,248
Posted By nakedcellist
Playing cello in a symphony orchestra. I take a...

Playing cello in a symphony orchestra. I take a lot of pictures of my orchestra friends.

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7103/7191361160_b7814bba9f.jpg...
Forum: Olympus RF 02-24-2012
Replies: 87
Views: 18,748
Posted By nakedcellist
XP2 in my XA.

XP2 in my XA.
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 02-17-2012
Replies: 540
Views: 60,634
Posted By nakedcellist
Tried a OM-D today, and my first impression is...

Tried a OM-D today, and my first impression is very positive. It looks beautiful, it is very compact, only slightly bigger than a E-P1, it's very snappy, stabilisation for video works very well,...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 02-08-2012
Replies: 42
Views: 6,111
Posted By nakedcellist
On my m9 I use a zeiss sonnar 50/1.5 which I...

On my m9 I use a zeiss sonnar 50/1.5 which I love, and a CV Nokton 35/1.4sc, which is flawed, but maybe that's why I love it.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-31-2012
Replies: 303
Views: 47,023
Posted By nakedcellist
M6, M8 and M9, but I am selling the M8. I used to...

M6, M8 and M9, but I am selling the M8. I used to have a CL an RD-1.
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-26-2012
Replies: 153
Views: 9,429
Posted By nakedcellist
I remember him once saying that one of the reason...

I remember him once saying that one of the reason that he was fearless when taking pictures on the street is because he actually did some photography in war zones. Anyway, I would never photograph...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-28-2011
Replies: 45
Views: 11,705
Posted By nakedcellist
I was looking at an FA, but it felt a bit...

I was looking at an FA, but it felt a bit plasticky and more electronic and less mechanical. Got an FE2 instead which is a fantastic and solid camera. I once dropped my FE2 on the street while...
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 12-11-2011
Replies: 660
Views: 155,846
Posted By nakedcellist
I love this lens! Nice and compact, beautiful...

I love this lens! Nice and compact, beautiful colours, in fact, this lens made me do colour again instead of only black & white.

Mine is optimised for 2.8, and I will have it modified, because I...
Forum: Optics Theory - 11-23-2011
Replies: 195
Views: 41,951
Posted By nakedcellist
Flare can be...

Flare can be nice...

http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5131/5445726927_6d496f2e25.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/nakedcellist/5445726927/)
Lot (http://www.flickr.com/photos/nakedcellist/5445726927/)...
Forum: Hardware / Computers / Drives / etc 11-10-2011
Replies: 23
Views: 2,632
Posted By nakedcellist
I have a western digital studio which works very...

I have a western digital studio which works very well. I also am eagerly awaiting for more thunderbolt options. And all my friends who use lacie have had problems with dying power supplies, so I...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 11-02-2011
Replies: 41
Views: 3,731
Posted By nakedcellist
I went to a dealer in Amsterdam and they had no...

I went to a dealer in Amsterdam and they had no problems with me handling an M9. I really wanted to see how it felt in my hand (very nicely...). Deciding if you want to buy a camera is not only about...
Forum: DIYS Modifications 10-27-2011
Replies: 7
Views: 1,513
Posted By nakedcellist
Would it be possible to buy a separate shim and...

Would it be possible to buy a separate shim and place it if you want to have 1.5 optimisation instead of 2.8?
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-26-2011
Replies: 79
Views: 7,018
Posted By nakedcellist
M9 + 35/1.4 Nokton, 50/1.5 sonnar and 28/2.8...

M9 + 35/1.4 Nokton, 50/1.5 sonnar and 28/2.8 elmar.
Forum: DIYS Modifications 10-26-2011
Replies: 7
Views: 1,513
Posted By nakedcellist
This looks very interesting! I was considering...

This looks very interesting! I was considering sending my sonnar to CZ to have it optimised for 1.5 instead of 2.8 which would cost 130 euro, but with this it might not be necessary.. thanks for the...
Forum: Off Topic 10-25-2011
Replies: 41
Views: 1,749
Posted By nakedcellist
I think it's more a correlation between...

I think it's more a correlation between photography and the love of gadgets/equipment.

A lot of people who do photography are interested in having good equipment, wether it's a leica MP camera, an...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-20-2011
Replies: 87
Views: 7,297
Posted By nakedcellist
I don't think the OP's goal was discussion.

I don't think the OP's goal was discussion.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-05-2011
Replies: 303
Views: 47,023
Posted By nakedcellist
At the moment three, M6, M8, M9, but I am going...

At the moment three, M6, M8, M9, but I am going to sell the M8. Two Leica's is enough for me..
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 10-05-2011
Replies: 73
Views: 7,716
Posted By nakedcellist
I had the R-D1 for a while, and while I liked it...

I had the R-D1 for a while, and while I liked it (it was the first digital camera I liked), in some ways it felt a bit bulky, and I found the image quality not as great as an M8. So I got an M8 and I...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 09-24-2011
Replies: 85
Views: 7,912
Posted By nakedcellist
I think in some ways it is a matter of getting...

I think in some ways it is a matter of getting used to digital and getting used to the M9. I had to get used to the M8 when I got it, when it was the first digital camera that I seriously used. It...
Forum: Off Topic 09-20-2011
Replies: 23
Views: 2,407
Posted By nakedcellist
So, does this problem occur only with sandisk...

So, does this problem occur only with sandisk cards? I use cheap traxdata (class6) and transcend (class10) 16 G cards in my M9 and I haven't had any problems.
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 09-04-2011
Replies: 210
Views: 131,958
Posted By nakedcellist
http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5303/5669779059_529...

http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5303/5669779059_5291905da9.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/nakedcellist/5669779059/)
Panasonic GH1 + Leica Noctilux 50/1.0...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 09-02-2011
Replies: 30
Views: 4,317
Posted By nakedcellist
+1 for the elmarit. I bought mine then for 175...

+1 for the elmarit. I bought mine then for 175 euro..
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 09-02-2011
Replies: 30
Views: 4,317
Posted By nakedcellist
After the sum micron 40, the next lens I bought...

After the sum micron 40, the next lens I bought was the old tele elmarit 90/2.8. Great lens and reasonably priced.
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-17-2011
Replies: 22
Views: 2,304
Posted By nakedcellist
Well, last year when I was in New York, in...

Well, last year when I was in New York, in Chinatown I saw this guy taking pictures with an M8. I walked up to him and said that I admired his taste in cameras and showed my M8..
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 08-10-2011
Replies: 3
Views: 1,528
Posted By nakedcellist
A nice little bag for laptop and camera: Think tank retrospect 10

So I was looking for a nice little compact bag which would fit my M6 or M8 and my laptop (a macbook air 11"). After some research I found the think tank retrospect...
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-10-2011
Replies: 9,248
Views: 923,368
Posted By nakedcellist
A Leitz elmarit M 28.2,8 and a think thank...

A Leitz elmarit M 28.2,8 and a think thank retrospect 10. The think tank bag is amazing, it fits an m8 or m6 with lenses and my 11" macbook air. Wonderful combo.
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 08-08-2011
Replies: 101
Views: 33,892
Posted By nakedcellist
Indeed! Since I have the sonnar, I started doing...

Indeed! Since I have the sonnar, I started doing a bit of colour again!
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-07-2011
Replies: 90
Views: 13,065
Posted By nakedcellist
I have the sonnar ZM. It might be a little soft...

I have the sonnar ZM. It might be a little soft wide open, but at 2.8 it is sharp, although I can not compare it with a sumarit. I personally would not go for a sumarit, since I like the speed. The...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 08-07-2011
Replies: 73
Views: 7,298
Posted By nakedcellist
Wow, two years of smoking is as expensive as an...

Wow, two years of smoking is as expensive as an M9? Glad that I don't smoke! Also: I would love to have a grand piano, but I have not got the space for it.. even a double bass (which I have...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 08-07-2011
Replies: 73
Views: 7,298
Posted By nakedcellist
I think that for most cases, I would use my M9...

I think that for most cases, I would use my M9 (like I use my M8 now) and in cases where the environment is a bit more funky, I would choose my M6 with one lens. I did look at the M9p, which is very...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 08-06-2011
Replies: 73
Views: 7,298
Posted By nakedcellist
I agree with Roger here. To this I would like to...

I agree with Roger here. To this I would like to add: I am far from wealthy, I had to work and save up to buy an M9. Furthermore, I am more and more doing paid photography gigs, so it is not only a...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 08-05-2011
Replies: 73
Views: 7,298
Posted By nakedcellist
Except that you still make better photos than me..

Except that you still make better photos than me..
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 08-05-2011
Replies: 73
Views: 7,298
Posted By nakedcellist
Everyone: thank you so much for your opinions,...

Everyone: thank you so much for your opinions, all of you! I think I will make the jump next week. And I have insured my current stuff at dsv insurance, they seem like a good shop.

You have my...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 08-05-2011
Replies: 73
Views: 7,298
Posted By nakedcellist
Walking around with a M9 (or any other expensive camera)

Hi all,

I would like your opinion on something. I have been saving up and am about to buy a Leica M9. I can now afford it and it is what I want, however, it would be the most expensive thing I have...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-26-2011
Replies: 44
Views: 4,897
Posted By nakedcellist
I have an M6 and M8. If I had the money I would...

I have an M6 and M8. If I had the money I would go for the MP and the M9.
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 07-08-2011
Replies: 101
Views: 33,892
Posted By nakedcellist
I had the Nokton 1.5 and I now have the Sonnar...

I had the Nokton 1.5 and I now have the Sonnar 1.5 I can't really quite explain why I like the Sonnar better (Maybe I'm a closet snob) but the Nokton and I never really clicked. It was never...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 07-04-2011
Replies: 43
Views: 7,115
Posted By nakedcellist
Lovely pictures! I tried infrared, using a cheap...

Lovely pictures! I tried infrared, using a cheap filter on a Nokton 50 on my M8.

http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4134/4849259574_f5dd22ca09.jpg...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 06-08-2011
Replies: 294
Views: 51,948
Posted By nakedcellist
http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2773/4322673415_6fc...

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2773/4322673415_6fc84aca3f.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/nakedcellist/4322673415/)
Girl with balloon (http://www.flickr.com/photos/nakedcellist/4322673415/) by...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 06-08-2011
Replies: 294
Views: 51,948
Posted By nakedcellist
I would say, Hiroshima mon amour and L'année...

I would say, Hiroshima mon amour and L'année derniere a Marienbad (Resnais), Au bout du souffle (Goddard), Himmel über Berlin (Wenders), 8 1/2 (Fellini).

nice pics in this thread!
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 06-07-2011
Replies: 16
Views: 2,368
Posted By nakedcellist
I have a Metz 32CT7 which works quite well with...

I have a Metz 32CT7 which works quite well with my M8.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-20-2011
Replies: 51
Views: 15,907
Posted By nakedcellist
I love the old (oldest?) tele elmarit (1955 I...

I love the old (oldest?) tele elmarit (1955 I believe). The bokeh is very nice:

http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4033/4417756667_0ec7b6e995.jpg...
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 05-02-2011
Replies: 0
Views: 1,116
Posted By nakedcellist
Leica Noctilux on a GH1

So a friend came by with his noctilux 1.0, and we decided to try it on my GH1. It looks amazing...

http://vimeo.com/23128960

So if you're wondering which lens to get for shooting video on your...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-24-2011
Replies: 205
Views: 24,604
Posted By nakedcellist
Well, I have to admit, I fondle my camera...

Well, I have to admit, I fondle my camera regardless of circumstances, in church, in synagogue, theatres, restaurants, work meetings...

I have become addicted to this idiocy and seem to be unable to...
Forum: RFF Polls 04-09-2011
Replies: 187
Views: 12,661
Posted By nakedcellist
Rodinal on the rocks.. ;-)

Rodinal on the rocks.. ;-)
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 03-01-2011
Replies: 39
Views: 5,737
Posted By nakedcellist
I do black & white because I suck at colour......

I do black & white because I suck at colour... colour is hard!
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 02-21-2011
Replies: 73
Views: 9,894
Posted By nakedcellist
I have a CV Nokton 35/1.4 which I love, (although...

I have a CV Nokton 35/1.4 which I love, (although it does flare sometimes, SC version). Small, fast, good imagequality. I have a CV Nokton 50/1.5 which I like, but I do not have a IR filter for it...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-18-2011
Replies: 526
Views: 180,737
Posted By nakedcellist
http://www.christiantan.com/gallery3/var/resizes/F...

http://www.christiantan.com/gallery3/var/resizes/Februari2011/L1023620.jpg?m=1296744622

An updated one from two weeks ago. Preparing myself for giving a concert with my orchestra in the...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-18-2011
Replies: 3
Views: 2,104
Posted By nakedcellist
I had one and it worked, flare was a lot less,...

I had one and it worked, flare was a lot less, but the RF was also a lot dimmer. And it did not stick so I lost one, got another one, lost that one too.
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE - Film 02-16-2011
Replies: 68
Views: 12,057
Posted By nakedcellist
I had a CL, sold it to buy an M6. I do not regret...

I had a CL, sold it to buy an M6. I do not regret it, mostly because the m6 is a bit more accurate with a 90mm lens. But the CL was such a lovely small camera..
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-29-2011
Replies: 17
Views: 1,187
Posted By nakedcellist
I have two batteries from some ebay store. In...

I have two batteries from some ebay store. In general they seem to work fine but: battery level indication is in general extremely inaccurate, and sometimes, when the battery is almost drained, I get...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 12-29-2010
Replies: 77
Views: 6,992
Posted By nakedcellist
Yes, but I bought my M8 this summer for a good...

Yes, but I bought my M8 this summer for a good price. And I love it, it is the first digital camera which made me do less film (although I love my M6).
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-06-2010
Replies: 31
Views: 3,360
Posted By nakedcellist
The FE2 is a great camera! In fact, when I bought...

The FE2 is a great camera! In fact, when I bought an FE2 5 years ago, switching back from digital, it gave my photography a huge boost. I got rid of my Nikon D1 and D200 but I still have the FE2.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-05-2010
Replies: 22
Views: 8,201
Posted By nakedcellist
I bought a 500CM with lens and back for 500 euro...

I bought a 500CM with lens and back for 500 euro last summer, in perfect condition, so the price seems steep. But I can recommend the camera, it is a lovely camera.
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 11-28-2010
Replies: 1,195
Views: 462,001
Posted By nakedcellist
http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4146/4841458814_0d3...

http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4146/4841458814_0d3b8fb1ac.jpg

A mudan led which I bought in a warehouse in Beijing 15 years ago for $ 20. Only shot one roll, it scratched the film.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-22-2010
Replies: 216
Views: 26,573
Posted By nakedcellist
Leica M8 + Leitz elmarit 90/2.8. I got the...

Leica M8 + Leitz elmarit 90/2.8. I got the elmarit for cheap, but it is an amazing lens.

http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5250/5200028192_1fb97603a3.jpg
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 11-22-2010
Replies: 42
Views: 5,941
Posted By nakedcellist
I use an epson V500 with silverfast SE (which...

I use an epson V500 with silverfast SE (which works better for negatives for me than the Epson software). I only use it for medium format negatives (ilford xp2 mostly) and for my last roll of...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 11-22-2010
Replies: 92
Views: 37,813
Posted By nakedcellist
I have tried delta 3200, I did not like it. The...

I have tried delta 3200, I did not like it. The grain is ugly, and it is not really 3200 iso (more like 1000 iso). I tried 35mm and 120 format.
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 11-22-2010
Replies: 107
Views: 15,188
Posted By nakedcellist
Wow.. and how many Leicas? I love to see people's...

Wow.. and how many Leicas? I love to see people's collections. But I decided against collecting myself a few months ago. I now use my m8, m6 and Hasselblad 500cm, with a Nikon FE2 as a spare.
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 11-21-2010
Replies: 107
Views: 15,188
Posted By nakedcellist
No I won't. If I don't use it anymore I will get...

No I won't. If I don't use it anymore I will get rid of it, I am not a collector, in fact, I am now slowly getting rid of my unused camera's. 14 cameras is too much.. 5 should be enough.. but for...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 11-14-2010
Replies: 14
Views: 1,851
Posted By nakedcellist
In Europe I use macodirect, but before that I...

In Europe I use macodirect, but before that I bought xp2 on ebay.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 11-12-2010
Replies: 202
Views: 79,054
Posted By nakedcellist
Oh and anyone knows what the best way is to...

Oh and anyone knows what the best way is to polish the silver m8?
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 11-12-2010
Replies: 202
Views: 79,054
Posted By nakedcellist
I have a black m6 and a silver m8. I do notice...

I have a black m6 and a silver m8. I do notice that people react to me differently because of the silver, it is more visible, so taking a cameo shot is slightly harder. I also prefer the looks of a...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 11-03-2010
Replies: 922
Views: 71,609
Posted By nakedcellist
Thanks raid, I like your improvement, should try...

Thanks raid, I like your improvement, should try that out..
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 11-02-2010
Replies: 922
Views: 71,609
Posted By nakedcellist
Hi Raid, how did you improve your scans?

Hi Raid, how did you improve your scans?
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 11-02-2010
Replies: 922
Views: 71,609
Posted By nakedcellist
Right, got my rolls back, turnaround of less than...

Right, got my rolls back, turnaround of less than two weeks via Switzerland. I have to say I did not put much effort in it, but there are some ok photos. Kodachrome 64, Nikon FE2, Nikkor 28/2.8 and...
Forum: RFF Polls 10-22-2010
Replies: 125
Views: 13,744
Posted By nakedcellist
I agree, I think Hasselblad V-series is very...

I agree, I think Hasselblad V-series is very beautiful and I love my 500CM. However, I don't like the H series, I think they are ugly.
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 10-22-2010
Replies: 922
Views: 71,609
Posted By nakedcellist
Wow, just got my slides back. Took less than two...

Wow, just got my slides back. Took less than two weeks, after sending them to Switzerland.
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 10-22-2010
Replies: 65
Views: 9,103
Posted By nakedcellist
Great story and amazing photos! And I know the...

Great story and amazing photos! And I know the feeling, I just got the M8 and I really love it, it is the first digital camera which make me shoot digital more than analog, though I still have and...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-10-2010
Replies: 332
Views: 36,054
Posted By nakedcellist
http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4063/4418542950_8b8...

http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4063/4418542950_8b8dddaa2f.jpg

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2796/4418529330_70b51bbef0.jpg

All M6 + summicron 40 + xp2.
Forum: Optics Theory - 09-26-2010
Replies: 1,928
Views: 1,751,554
Posted By nakedcellist
I love the bokeh of this old Leitz elmarit 90/2.8...

I love the bokeh of this old Leitz elmarit 90/2.8 (M6+xp2)

http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4033/4417756667_0ec7b6e995.jpg
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 09-12-2010
Replies: 38
Views: 26,682
Posted By nakedcellist
I also did the dng + basic jpg thing, but I...

I also did the dng + basic jpg thing, but I stopped doing that because writing to card became a lot slower.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 09-12-2010
Replies: 22
Views: 5,915
Posted By nakedcellist
I found the guys from meister camera arrogant,...

I found the guys from meister camera arrogant, but this was a day after germany got defeated in the world cup, so that may have caused it..
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 09-12-2010
Replies: 38
Views: 8,960
Posted By nakedcellist
Black. I have a black M6 and a gray M8 and I...

Black. I have a black M6 and a gray M8 and I notice that the gray m8 is a lot less stealthy than a black one. I am actually considering trading in my gray m8 for a black one.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 08-27-2010
Replies: 2,755
Views: 812,069
Posted By nakedcellist
http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4069/4220778750_d90...

http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4069/4220778750_d900404523.jpg
I have a few slr's, but this one is the only one I still use.
Hasselblad 500CM, Carl Zeiss planar T* 80/2.8.
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 08-27-2010
Replies: 24
Views: 5,418
Posted By nakedcellist
I can imagine the lust! I learned about the...

I can imagine the lust! I learned about the mamiya 7 because my teacher form the magnum workshop uses that one too. Now I am lusting after the mamiya 6 because I love square format. They are quite...
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-27-2010
Replies: 3,801
Views: 319,515
Posted By nakedcellist
At home, but in my every day bag I carry a Leica...

At home, but in my every day bag I carry a Leica M8 with CV Nokton 35/1.4, Nokton 50/1.5 and Leitz elmarit 90/2.8.
Forum: RFF Polls 08-10-2010
Replies: 33
Views: 3,819
Posted By nakedcellist
B&W. I simply suck at colour.

B&W. I simply suck at colour.
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 08-08-2010
Replies: 922
Views: 71,609
Posted By nakedcellist
1. Raid 2. Mephilico 3. ktran 4. blw 5. P. Lynn...

1. Raid
2. Mephilico
3. ktran
4. blw
5. P. Lynn Miller
6. Mister E
7. Brian Legge
8.buzzardkid
9. wakarimasen
10.wray
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 08-07-2010
Replies: 922
Views: 71,609
Posted By nakedcellist
So i got a roll of K64, but what are the best...

So i got a roll of K64, but what are the best subjects for kodachrome? Is it good for people, or more for landscapes? Is it a good all round film?
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 08-07-2010
Replies: 21
Views: 1,784
Posted By nakedcellist
I had borrowed one from a friend, an uncoated...

I had borrowed one from a friend, an uncoated one, but I was not happy with it, extremely soft at full opening. On the other hand, he paid 2.50 euro for it with viewfinder.. I now have a Leica...
Forum: RFF Polls 08-07-2010
Replies: 150
Views: 19,131
Posted By nakedcellist
I love ilford xp2 (in a platonic way). But I am...

I love ilford xp2 (in a platonic way). But I am considering doing tri-x with rodinal & stand development.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 08-07-2010
Replies: 64
Views: 6,404
Posted By nakedcellist
I have a Nikon FE2, which is a great camera,...

I have a Nikon FE2, which is a great camera, although I do not use it much anymore, but I have loaded it with kodachrome. And about that difference in rings turning the other way: the speed dials of...
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-07-2010
Replies: 350
Views: 33,750
Posted By nakedcellist
On the other hand: when I was young, I was...

On the other hand: when I was young, I was looking at the Leica and Hasselblad gear and I thought I would never be able to afford them. And now I could.
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-07-2010
Replies: 350
Views: 33,750
Posted By nakedcellist
How about a Mamiya 6?

How about a Mamiya 6?
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-07-2010
Replies: 350
Views: 33,750
Posted By nakedcellist
M9 although I am quite happy with the M8 I just...

M9 although I am quite happy with the M8 I just got. Mamiya 6. Leica versions of my CV lenses. Better focussing screen for my Hasselblad. A Canon EOS 5DII equivalent from Nikon (with similar movie...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 08-03-2010
Replies: 137
Views: 14,770
Posted By nakedcellist
I know what you mean. I have and use both. I...

I know what you mean. I have and use both. I guess for me it has to do with the m6 having a mechanical "heart" instead of a digital one, and the fact that the m6 is smaller. Also, I have a black m6...
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 07-31-2010
Replies: 23
Views: 2,186
Posted By nakedcellist
90/2.8 elmarit. Did not use it much, since the...

90/2.8 elmarit. Did not use it much, since the RD-1 does not have framelines for 90.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 07-31-2010
Replies: 590
Views: 68,327
Posted By nakedcellist
Leica M6 for 500 euro. Hasselblad 500CM with...

Leica M6 for 500 euro. Hasselblad 500CM with 80/2.8 Carl Zeiss planar and a12 back for 500 euro. Nikon FE2 with 35-105 macrolens, md15 winder and three marco rings for 150 euro. Leica CL with...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 07-29-2010
Replies: 102
Views: 27,998
Posted By nakedcellist
I had both. Loved the CL, it is small and quiet,...

I had both. Loved the CL, it is small and quiet, a lot quieter than the Bessa. I only sold mine to finance the M6. Had the Bessa R, nice camera, never used it much, a lot more noise than a CL, sold...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 07-29-2010
Replies: 137
Views: 14,770
Posted By nakedcellist
Sell a kidney first..

Sell a kidney first..
Forum: RFF Polls 07-29-2010
Replies: 261
Views: 31,273
Posted By nakedcellist
Nikon D1, used it recently for infrared...

Nikon D1, used it recently for infrared photography, but mine is a bit broken, when I take a picture, sometimes it does DOF preview instead of taking the photo.
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 07-29-2010
Replies: 922
Views: 71,609
Posted By nakedcellist
I would love to participate... in fact I got a...

I would love to participate... in fact I got a roll of kodachrome via ebay. However, I did not put the roll in my rangefinder but in my Nikon FE2, thanks to the Paul Simon song..
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-27-2010
Replies: 58
Views: 16,447
Posted By nakedcellist
I have a FE2 which I bought for not much money...

I have a FE2 which I bought for not much money and it is a great camera, made some nice pictures with it and it is extremely sturdy, I dropped it on the street while biking and it still works...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 07-23-2010
Replies: 214
Views: 36,801
Posted By nakedcellist
Love this photo. I am going to show it to ALL my...

Love this photo. I am going to show it to ALL my 5DII and D700 friends..:D
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 07-23-2010
Replies: 137
Views: 14,770
Posted By nakedcellist
I'd say go for it. I did recently, replacing my...

I'd say go for it. I did recently, replacing my R-D1. I can not afford the M9, and even the M8u and M8.2 are a lot more expensive. Yes, the M8 has it's limitations, but which camera hasn't? I use it...
Forum: Photo Software 07-23-2010
Replies: 70
Views: 6,363
Posted By nakedcellist
I use LR3 and love it. I tried aperture, which...

I use LR3 and love it. I tried aperture, which was extremely slow at version 2. I also was never enthousiastic about bridge. I don't do a lot of editing, in fact, many of the photo's I keep in...
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 07-23-2010
Replies: 84
Views: 16,973
Posted By nakedcellist
M8. Can't afford an M9. Sold the R-D1: excellent...

M8. Can't afford an M9. Sold the R-D1: excellent camera, lovely ergonomics, but bulky and somewhat less in iq than the m8. Got the M8 for a reasonable price and am happy with it, much nicer than my...
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 07-22-2010
Replies: 10
Views: 1,387
Posted By nakedcellist
I would certainly choose the R-D1. The D100 sucks...

I would certainly choose the R-D1. The D100 sucks at high iso, certainly if you compare it with the epson. In fact, I think the D100 is worse than a D70.
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 07-22-2010
Replies: 9
Views: 1,605
Posted By nakedcellist
I had some third batteries from a UK ebay shop,...

I had some third batteries from a UK ebay shop, they where dirt cheap and performed as well (or as badly) as the original epson ones.
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 07-22-2010
Replies: 75
Views: 19,781
Posted By nakedcellist
CV Nokton 35/1.4 with IR cut filter. Also it is...

CV Nokton 35/1.4 with IR cut filter. Also it is the only lens I have a filter for.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-22-2010
Replies: 254
Views: 46,836
Posted By nakedcellist
I love the summicron 40, very nice lens, very...

I love the summicron 40, very nice lens, very cheap and very small. Although I now mostly use the CV Nokton 35/1.4 on my M8 because I have the IR cut filter for it. The summicron 40 is mostly mounted...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 07-22-2010
Replies: 43
Views: 3,742
Posted By nakedcellist
Last year is the year I got my M6 and my...

Last year is the year I got my M6 and my Hasselblad. I guess: 35mm: about 40 rolls of xp2 35mm, 120 rollfilm: 20 rolls of xp2, 4 rolls of fuji pro800, 1 roll of velvia, 1 roll of tri-x 400, 1 roll of...
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 07-22-2010
Replies: 37
Views: 3,660
Posted By nakedcellist
I have a CV Nokton 35/1.4 and 50/1.4. I used them...

I have a CV Nokton 35/1.4 and 50/1.4. I used them both on the R-D1, until after a while the 35 was the one I used the most. The 50 is nice, but it is also big.
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-20-2010
Replies: 82
Views: 9,695
Posted By nakedcellist
Leica CL? Sold mine, sometimes regret it.

Leica CL? Sold mine, sometimes regret it.
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 07-20-2010
Replies: 112
Views: 10,632
Posted By nakedcellist
Keith, I understand you completely, especially...

Keith, I understand you completely, especially since the D700 is such an excellent camera, in most cases better than the M8. Besides, you have some film M's, so I guess you should sell the M8. It is...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 07-18-2010
Replies: 32
Views: 3,370
Posted By nakedcellist
I have the Voigtlander nokton 35/1.4 SC which I...

I have the Voigtlander nokton 35/1.4 SC which I love, very fast, strong contrast, reasonably small and affordable. For a few milimeters more you could consider the summicron 40/2.0 which I also have,...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 07-18-2010
Replies: 22
Views: 1,877
Posted By nakedcellist
well, I got my R-D1 for 800 euro which was a good...

well, I got my R-D1 for 800 euro which was a good deal. I got my M8 recently for 1600, for a chrome one in very good shape, which was also a good deal. Here in the Netherlands you can get a...
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 07-15-2010
Replies: 6
Views: 2,664
Posted By nakedcellist
Size: Epson R-D1 versus Leica M8

When I got my Epson R-D1 it was the first digital camera I really liked. However, one thing that I did not like was that it is so big and small size was what attracted me to rangefinders in the first...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 07-15-2010
Replies: 2,755
Views: 812,069
Posted By nakedcellist
http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4069/4220778750_d90...

http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4069/4220778750_d900404523.jpg

The only SLR I still sometimes use.
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-14-2010
Replies: 56
Views: 3,646
Posted By nakedcellist
How about a mobilephone camera... Anyway, I like...

How about a mobilephone camera...

Anyway, I like to think this as a grid:
digital & analog
medium format & 35 mm
rangefinder & slr

That gives.. 8 combinations...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 07-14-2010
Replies: 41
Views: 2,163
Posted By nakedcellist
Mamiya 6. My teacher at the magnum workshop has a...

Mamiya 6. My teacher at the magnum workshop has a mamiya 7 but I like square format. but I know those itches, I felt it for the 500cm, m6 and m8 and now I have these.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-06-2010
Replies: 39
Views: 8,492
Posted By nakedcellist
I really love ilford xp2 film, which I use @800...

I really love ilford xp2 film, which I use @800 iso in my hasselblad. I am however considering tri-x and standdevelopment since I heard so many good things about that film when pushed very far. I...
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 07-05-2010
Replies: 44
Views: 4,788
Posted By nakedcellist
I just got an M8 and I am selling my R-D1. When I...

I just got an M8 and I am selling my R-D1. When I got the R-D1 I loved it, the handling with the dials and manual cocking, the display which can be folded away, it was really an analog experience and...
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE - Film 07-05-2010
Replies: 35
Views: 6,463
Posted By nakedcellist
I had a CL, it was my first Leica and I loved it....

I had a CL, it was my first Leica and I loved it. Very small, very quiet, but I upgraded to a M6. The m6 has a more accurate rangefinder, is a more solid camera but there are a lot of things I liked...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 07-05-2010
Replies: 1,356
Views: 270,692
Posted By nakedcellist
I guess fancy is more for those snobby Leica...

I guess fancy is more for those snobby Leica users... :)

To be honest, I don't use the zorki a lot. I took some nice pictures with it using xp2 film, and the lens showed some vignetting which was...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 07-03-2010
Replies: 25
Views: 6,337
Posted By nakedcellist
I think it's probably some setting I am doing...

I think it's probably some setting I am doing wrong, I have to experiment more. Most of the time I do not have this problem with the v500. For the price I am actually quite happy with the results....
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 07-02-2010
Replies: 47
Views: 7,501
Posted By nakedcellist
Well, they have to pry my m6 from my cold dead...

Well, they have to pry my m6 from my cold dead hands, but I did sell my leica CL to finance an epson R-d1. I loved the CL. Am now considering selling the R-D1 for an M8. I still mostly use the m6.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-02-2010
Replies: 7,549
Views: 3,883,356
Posted By nakedcellist
http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2748/4220778236_8f3...

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2748/4220778236_8f309a8fb5.jpg
My humble M6 classic with summicron 40/2.0. Got the m6 quite cheap and it is my favourite camera (I have about 10 cameras). Might pick up...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-02-2010
Replies: 4,695
Views: 1,329,038
Posted By nakedcellist
M6+old elmarit 90/2.8 (great lens!)+ ilford...

M6+old elmarit 90/2.8 (great lens!)+ ilford xp2.
http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4033/4417756667_0ec7b6e995.jpg
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 07-02-2010
Replies: 25
Views: 6,337
Posted By nakedcellist
http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2694/4323403258_e16...

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2694/4323403258_e163297809_z.jpg

Here's a scan of the v500, ilford xp2 (120) film and silverfast SE. I am not entirely sure if I am happy with the v500, I get a lot of...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 07-02-2010
Replies: 1,356
Views: 270,692
Posted By nakedcellist
http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2672/4220875388_fb7...

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2672/4220875388_fb79e774e3.jpg

Nothing fancy, a zorki 4 with FED industar 52/2.8, but it is in a very good shape, looks like new.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-02-2010
Replies: 26
Views: 5,358
Posted By nakedcellist
I am very happy with macodirect, I buy all my...

I am very happy with macodirect, I buy all my film there, but I was influenced by phantomas in this..
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-02-2010
Replies: 6
Views: 6,508
Posted By nakedcellist
Hi, I did the Magnum photoworkshop laat year in...

Hi, I did the Magnum photoworkshop laat year in Barcelona and I was crazy enough to shoot on film. For medium format I used Primerplano, because they where close to the school and very friendly. I...
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