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Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 1 Day Ago
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Posted By Vince Lupo
Raking Hay, Dell City,...

Raking Hay, Dell City, TX.

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Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 1 Day Ago
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Early Morning Mesilla (https://flic.kr/p/2hiy3is) by Vince Lupo...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 1 Day Ago
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MJ (https://flic.kr/p/2hiuMY1) by Vince Lupo (https://www.flickr.com/photos/direction-one-inc/), on Flickr
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 2 Days Ago
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Posted By Vince Lupo
Retinax and I had further conversation separate...

Retinax and I had further conversation separate from this thread, and there were two shots that were more the result of inadequate burning/dodging, not (in my opinion anyways) anything to do with...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 2 Days Ago
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Posted By Vince Lupo
Found a few more in the mix. ...

Found a few more in the mix.

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Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 3 Days Ago
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Dell City7 (https://flic.kr/p/2hhxt8Z) by Vince Lupo (https://www.flickr.com/photos/direction-one-inc/),...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 4 Days Ago
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Posted By Vince Lupo
Many thanks Larry -- I have to get back out to...

Many thanks Larry -- I have to get back out to your neck of the woods sometime! Been too long :)
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 4 Days Ago
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Posted By Vince Lupo
Honesty is always welcome -- my ego can certainly...

Honesty is always welcome -- my ego can certainly take it and I appreciate the feedback. Years ago I had a teacher in undergrad (Dave Heath) who'd make many a student cry in his class, so I think...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 4 Days Ago
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Posted By Vince Lupo
Many thanks Michael -- jeez I've never done that!...

Many thanks Michael -- jeez I've never done that! Think I know what I'm going to do this evening :)
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 4 Days Ago
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Posted By Vince Lupo
I'm trying out a new paper for these latest...

I'm trying out a new paper for these latest images, Epson Legacy Baryta. They are looking really good!

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Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 5 Days Ago
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Posted By Vince Lupo
So glad to be home -- now I can back to doing the...

So glad to be home -- now I can back to doing the kind of photography that REALLY matters!

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Viso Millie...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 5 Days Ago
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Posted By Vince Lupo
Many thanks! This round was a particularly...

Many thanks! This round was a particularly productive time, and I'm hoping to be back for the pecan harvest in December.

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Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 5 Days Ago
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Posted By Vince Lupo
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Checking the Lettuce (https://flic.kr/p/2hgJSy6) by Vince Lupo...
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 6 Days Ago
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Posted By Vince Lupo
Nice catch.

Nice catch.
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 1 Week Ago
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Posted By Vince Lupo
Found this one among the...

Found this one among the fray.

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Blast Off #2 (https://flic.kr/p/2hfQqpX) by Vince Lupo...
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 1 Week Ago
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Posted By Vince Lupo
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Blast Off #2 (https://flic.kr/p/2hfQqpX) by Vince Lupo (https://www.flickr.com/photos/direction-one-inc/),...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 1 Week Ago
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Posted By Vince Lupo
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Jésus (https://flic.kr/p/2hfJ1pd) by Vince Lupo (https://www.flickr.com/photos/direction-one-inc/), on...
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 1 Week Ago
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Posted By Vince Lupo
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The Hill's (https://flic.kr/p/2hfELcS) by Vince Lupo (https://www.flickr.com/photos/direction-one-inc/),...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 1 Week Ago
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Posted By Vince Lupo
Many thanks guys -- the great thing about my time...

Many thanks guys -- the great thing about my time there was the incredible openness and welcoming I was given there. At first they were a bit cautious about my intentions, but they seemed to...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 1 Week Ago
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Posted By Vince Lupo
Many thanks Steve -- I've only printed a few so...

Many thanks Steve -- I've only printed a few so far, but what I have printed looks pretty good (Epson 3880 prints on Exhibition Fiber). The prints are generally 11"x16" on 13"x19" paper, matted and...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 1 Week Ago
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Posted By Vince Lupo
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9am Break (https://flic.kr/p/2hdFd38) by Vince Lupo (https://www.flickr.com/photos/direction-one-inc/), on...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 1 Week Ago
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Posted By Vince Lupo
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Grown in Texas (https://flic.kr/p/2hda8rH) by Vince Lupo...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 1 Week Ago
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Posted By Vince Lupo
Just came back from a 9-day stay at farms in...

Just came back from a 9-day stay at farms in southern New Mexico and northwestern Texas. It was an incredible opportunity, and was the result of a chance meeting in Santa Fe earlier this year.

I...
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 1 Week Ago
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Posted By Vince Lupo
Starting to make some initial prints, hopefully a...

Starting to make some initial prints, hopefully a few will be incorporated into the upcoming show in Baltimore.

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Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 1 Week Ago
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Posted By Vince Lupo
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Hill Farm13 (https://flic.kr/p/2hfnYVc) by Vince Lupo (https://www.flickr.com/photos/direction-one-inc/),...
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 1 Week Ago
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Posted By Vince Lupo
Thanks Richard - very interesting that most if...

Thanks Richard - very interesting that most if not all of the workers in the field were Ďolderí gentlemen. And theyíve probably been doing this type of work for much of their lives.
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 1 Week Ago
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Posted By Vince Lupo
Many thanks for your eloquent thoughts Robert --...

Many thanks for your eloquent thoughts Robert -- I'm still trying to figure out what the West means to me. As you suggest and as I've pretty much concluded, it's likely going to be a lifetime...
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 1 Week Ago
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Posted By Vince Lupo
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Evening Baling2 (https://flic.kr/p/2hf1tNS) by Vince Lupo...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 1 Week Ago
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Posted By Vince Lupo
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Sammy (https://flic.kr/p/2heQdQf) by Vince Lupo (https://www.flickr.com/photos/direction-one-inc/), on...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 1 Week Ago
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Posted By Vince Lupo
Looks like a fun time - I enjoyed the shots.

Looks like a fun time - I enjoyed the shots.
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 1 Week Ago
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Posted By Vince Lupo
Very sorry to hear this Helen -- sincere...

Very sorry to hear this Helen -- sincere condolences.
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 1 Week Ago
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Posted By Vince Lupo
Thanks again David - yes Iím going to have quite...

Thanks again David - yes Iím going to have quite a chore going through all these photos, as well as incorporating some of them into the existing Mapping the West series. I have a show in Baltimore...
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 1 Week Ago
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Posted By Vince Lupo
Many thanks David -- My time is almost done here,...

Many thanks David -- My time is almost done here, at least this time around. I spent a couple of hours in the field this morning with the fellows who were thinning lettuce. It was a great...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 1 Week Ago
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Posted By Vince Lupo
Hard to beat these Western...

Hard to beat these Western skies!

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Moonrise Mesilla (https://flic.kr/p/2hdJhnN) by Vince Lupo...
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 1 Week Ago
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Posted By Vince Lupo
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Raimundo (https://flic.kr/p/2hdFEsf) by Vince Lupo (https://www.flickr.com/photos/direction-one-inc/), on...
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 1 Week Ago
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Posted By Vince Lupo
Many thanks Allen - I’ve been out here since last...

Many thanks Allen - I’ve been out here since last Tuesday, staying on a farm just south of Las Cruces. I’ve plowed through three 32gb cards both here and in Dell City, TX, in the searing heat,...
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 1 Week Ago
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Posted By Vince Lupo
Thanks David -- I'm out here for a few more days,...

Thanks David -- I'm out here for a few more days, and am hoping to get a few more good images. I know I'll have a ton to go through once I'm...
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 1 Week Ago
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Posted By Vince Lupo
I like that last one Allen -- do you have that...

I like that last one Allen -- do you have that Nokton in your bellows on that one?

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The Clovis Champ...
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 1 Week Ago
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Posted By Vince Lupo
Yeah I figured they'd be -- thanks for letting me...

Yeah I figured they'd be -- thanks for letting me know. The only other screen I have with me to compare is my iPhone, and they look generally okay on that tiny screen. Just consider these...
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 1 Week Ago
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Posted By Vince Lupo
Many thanks Michael -- I'm still down here in...

Many thanks Michael -- I'm still down here in southern New Mexico and working on my little laptop. I'm sure all the photos will need readjusting once I'm back home. BTW do they look at all dark? ...
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 1 Week Ago
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Posted By Vince Lupo
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Rosie Elena and Jose (https://flic.kr/p/2hdaabe) by Vince Lupo...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 2 Weeks Ago
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Posted By Vince Lupo
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Mesilla (https://flic.kr/p/2hc7z9n) by Vince Lupo (https://www.flickr.com/photos/direction-one-inc/), on...
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 2 Weeks Ago
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Jose4 (https://flic.kr/p/2hbRjcd) by Vince Lupo (https://www.flickr.com/photos/direction-one-inc/), on...
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 2 Weeks Ago
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Posted By Vince Lupo
Nice ones Rob -- have you made any prints of...

Nice ones Rob -- have you made any prints of either one of those last two? Curious to know how they look.

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Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 2 Weeks Ago
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Posted By Vince Lupo
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Dell City3 (https://flic.kr/p/2hbnoY4) by Vince Lupo (https://www.flickr.com/photos/direction-one-inc/),...
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 2 Weeks Ago
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Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 2 Weeks Ago
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Posted By Vince Lupo
Back in New Mexico for 10 days, working off the...

Back in New Mexico for 10 days, working off the laptop. I may have to readjust these when I'm back home.

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Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 3 Weeks Ago
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Posted By Vince Lupo
Sorry to hear about this Helen. Sending positive...

Sorry to hear about this Helen. Sending positive vibes your way...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 3 Weeks Ago
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Posted By Vince Lupo
Went on a bit of a nature walk...

Went on a bit of a nature walk today.

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Scary Caterpillar #2 (https://flic.kr/p/2h8zfCa) by Vince Lupo...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 3 Weeks Ago
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Posted By Vince Lupo
Still working away in the...

Still working away in the backyard....

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Backyard Morning Light3 (https://flic.kr/p/2h8mrEV) by Vince Lupo...
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 3 Weeks Ago
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Posted By Vince Lupo
Many thanks Rob -- I'll be breaking out of the...

Many thanks Rob -- I'll be breaking out of the backyard next week, on my way to New Mexico to work on the Mapping the West project some more. ...
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 3 Weeks Ago
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Posted By Vince Lupo
More backyard...

More backyard noodling.

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Late Friday Leaves (https://flic.kr/p/2h83Zqa) by Vince Lupo...
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 3 Weeks Ago
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Posted By Vince Lupo
Had to do something with the long shadows this...

Had to do something with the long shadows this evening. Closest thing to me was this butternut squash from the garden :)

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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 3 Weeks Ago
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Posted By Vince Lupo
A favourite subject of mine...

A favourite subject of mine :)

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Wexler36 (https://flic.kr/p/dVwk1W) by Vince Lupo...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 3 Weeks Ago
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Posted By Vince Lupo
Nope it's not. At least Blue Magic, not...

Nope it's not. At least Blue Magic, not abrasive. Promise.

https://www.bluemagicusa.com/500-06-metal-polish-jar/

Here is the Xenon lens I mentioned with Blue Magic - turned out...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 3 Weeks Ago
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Posted By Vince Lupo
Another thing you can try is a bit of chrome...

Another thing you can try is a bit of chrome polish, like Blue Magic of Simichrome, on a microfiber cloth. It's non-abrasive and fixed the hazy front element on an old Leitz Xenon lens I had.
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 3 Weeks Ago
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Posted By Vince Lupo
Many thanks Rob - the dove left the message - I...

Many thanks Rob - the dove left the message - I just need to figure out what that message might be!

Much of the personal work Iíve been doing lately has been in our backyard and at our property in...
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 3 Weeks Ago
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Posted By Vince Lupo
Dropped by a mourning dove this morning in our...

Dropped by a mourning dove this morning in our backyard. Hmm wonder if there's a hidden message there?

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Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 3 Weeks Ago
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Posted By Vince Lupo
How about a bullfighting Royale with an M2...

How about a bullfighting Royale with an M2 :)
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Untitled (https://flic.kr/p/rNXfGf) by Vince Lupo...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 3 Weeks Ago
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Posted By Vince Lupo
One that I just found from several years ago. ...

One that I just found from several years ago. Taken with an M2 -- sadly the negative has been misplaced, otherwise I'd do a better scan of...
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 4 Weeks Ago
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Posted By Vince Lupo
First shot has a really nice mood to it Robert. ...

First shot has a really nice mood to it Robert. Nice to have you along!
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 4 Weeks Ago
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Posted By Vince Lupo
Starting to get the hang of this bird photography...

Starting to get the hang of this bird photography stuff :)

With the 560 Telyt.

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Green Heron M-D...
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 4 Weeks Ago
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Posted By Vince Lupo
Many thanks Tim - for some reason I seem to...

Many thanks Tim - for some reason I seem to reliably get good shots every time I visit this old blacksmithís shop at Jones Falls along the Rideau Canal. Dumb luck I guess!
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 4 Weeks Ago
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Posted By Vince Lupo
If my life’s gonna be anything, let it be weird :)

If my life’s gonna be anything, let it be weird :)
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 4 Weeks Ago
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Posted By Vince Lupo
Yes thanks -- The Camcraft Z-Housing is a Norman...

Yes thanks -- The Camcraft Z-Housing is a Norman Goldberg (Don's Dad) modification of a Visoflex III, circa mid-1960s. What Norman did was to replace the moving mirror assembly and the shutter...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 4 Weeks Ago
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Posted By Vince Lupo
Early morning Nespresso in my favourite cup --...

Early morning Nespresso in my favourite cup -- got it at the Sunday morning market in L'isle-sur-la-Sorgue, France in 1993.

Of course I had to have it alongside my latest favourite combo -- Leica...
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 4 Weeks Ago
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Posted By Vince Lupo
The world can't have enough good cat photos (Lord...

The world can't have enough good cat photos (Lord knows I try my best!). Nice capture.
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 4 Weeks Ago
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Posted By Vince Lupo
First shot with the 560/5.6 Telyt. It's a beast...

First shot with the 560/5.6 Telyt. It's a beast of a lens and very difficult to hand-hold (lens and Televit alone weigh almost 7 lbs), but somehow I managed to do it with this...
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 4 Weeks Ago
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Posted By Vince Lupo
Many thanks! I think the results from this rig...

Many thanks! I think the results from this rig are pretty good too :)

I did a bit of a seat of the pants test with the regular Visoflex III and the Camcraft Z-Housing, and there is very little...
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 4 Weeks Ago
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Views: 809,945
Posted By Vince Lupo
A bit more testing of the filter turret with a...

A bit more testing of the filter turret with a new B+W orange filter, 12.5cm Hektor.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48608775962_696d51fefa_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2h4oFAb)
Tomatoes in the Yard...
Forum: Photography General Interest 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 8,963
Views: 875,667
Posted By Vince Lupo
Leica 14116 filter turret to go with my 12.5cm...

Leica 14116 filter turret to go with my 12.5cm f/2.5 Hektor lens. I am loving this combo. Good for building up the biceps too!
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48594922521_ed591f80e5_b.jpg...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 413
Posted By Vince Lupo
Yeah it's sharp alright :) With the Camcraft...

Yeah it's sharp alright :)

With the Camcraft Z-Housing and the Leitz filter turret, yellow filter, at f/2.8.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48595492996_5b6e57938d_b.jpg...
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 5,393
Views: 809,945
Posted By Vince Lupo
Been too long since I've posted a cat photo --...

Been too long since I've posted a cat photo -- seems like now is a good time!

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48595492996_5b6e57938d_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2h3dB2w)
Another Darned Cat Photo...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 48
Views: 2,037
Posted By Vince Lupo
Continuing with the wacky lens and accessories...

Continuing with the wacky lens and accessories concoctions on my digital M camera bodies....

I may possibly be the only person around who actually wants to use a Leitz filter turret. With the 125mm...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 15
Views: 336
Posted By Vince Lupo
If you want a super-cool and period-correct...

If you want a super-cool and period-correct spirit level, look for a Leitz DOOLU! A few are on eBay -- not cheap, but they'd look great!

Back in the days (depends on which days you're talking...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 15
Views: 336
Posted By Vince Lupo
Ex-Pro Spirit Level Travel Tripod. Doesn't look...

Ex-Pro Spirit Level Travel Tripod. Doesn't look like it's fantastic quality, but it has a built-in spirit level and doesn't look too cumbersome. The Kenro (Karoo) 103 that's been mentioned looks...
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 59
Views: 1,944
Posted By Vince Lupo
https://live.staticflickr.com/7467/15506470210_085...

https://live.staticflickr.com/7467/15506470210_085e587aca_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/pCfHmE)
Salty Dog (https://flic.kr/p/pCfHmE) by Vince Lupo (https://www.flickr.com/photos/direction-one-inc/), on...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 08-18-2019
Replies: 670
Views: 57,436
Posted By Vince Lupo
The bees are very busy around the Purple Passion...

The bees are very busy around the Purple Passion Flowers today!

With the 65mm Elmar and the Camcraft Z-Housing. Pretty much...
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 08-18-2019
Replies: 5,393
Views: 809,945
Posted By Vince Lupo
Wandering around the backyard with the 12.5cm...

Wandering around the backyard with the 12.5cm f/2.5 Hektor. Not bad at f/3.5!

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48568252826_69f6e3fe93_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2gZNZtq)
125mm Hektor Butterfly...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 08-18-2019
Replies: 670
Views: 57,436
Posted By Vince Lupo
Did a bit of a quick comparison test this morning...

Did a bit of a quick comparison test this morning between the Camcraft Z-Housing and a regular Visoflex III. The Camcraft Z-Housing uses a pellicle mirror in place of the normal flip-up mirror of...
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-18-2019
Replies: 8,963
Views: 875,667
Posted By Vince Lupo
12.5cm f/2.5 Hektor lens. Only about 3300 made. ...

12.5cm f/2.5 Hektor lens. Only about 3300 made. This one’s a first year model (1954).

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48566286062_a1ca006c73_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2gZCUPG)
125mm Hektor...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 08-18-2019
Replies: 670
Views: 57,436
Posted By Vince Lupo
Catching a bit of early morning light today. ...

Catching a bit of early morning light today.

With the 12.5cm/2.5 Hektor.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48565422821_c5d09be0a5_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2gZyude)
Early August Light...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 08-17-2019
Replies: 670
Views: 57,436
Posted By Vince Lupo
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48561685226_ed...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48561685226_ed2bd1ca82_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2gZek9W)
Grey Owl Moth #2 (https://flic.kr/p/2gZek9W) by Vince Lupo...
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 08-17-2019
Replies: 5,393
Views: 809,945
Posted By Vince Lupo
Many thanks! I'm heading back out in a couple of...

Many thanks! I'm heading back out in a couple of weeks to spend two weeks on a farm in southern NM. Should be interesting!
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 08-15-2019
Replies: 5,393
Views: 809,945
Posted By Vince Lupo
Another one with the goggled 35/2 Summicron, wide...

Another one with the goggled 35/2 Summicron, wide open, ISO 1250.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48546863366_059763f9d3_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2gXVn8C)
Blacksmith's Apprentice 2019 #3...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 08-13-2019
Replies: 670
Views: 57,436
Posted By Vince Lupo
That first shot is a real winner Robert. Hope you...

That first shot is a real winner Robert. Hope you made a nice print of it!

As far as getting a faster lens goes, what is your thinking behind doing that? I had a late-model Summicron (which was...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 08-12-2019
Replies: 670
Views: 57,436
Posted By Vince Lupo
Couple more of the Goldfinches with the 400...

Couple more of the Goldfinches with the 400 Telyt:

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48522415696_b5ef837f16_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2gVL4G5)
Grey Owl Goldfinch1 (https://flic.kr/p/2gVL4G5) by...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 08-12-2019
Replies: 670
Views: 57,436
Posted By Vince Lupo
Oh yeah that's a nice one -- I briefly...

Oh yeah that's a nice one -- I briefly contemplated it myself, though currently I can't see the need for it in my lineup. I'd have to get rid of something first! Plus I keep hoping that someday...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 08-12-2019
Replies: 670
Views: 57,436
Posted By Vince Lupo
What's your next camera that's been announced?

What's your next camera that's been announced?
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 08-11-2019
Replies: 5,393
Views: 809,945
Posted By Vince Lupo
Still on the road. With the goggled 35/2...

Still on the road. With the goggled 35/2 Summicron V1 wide open.

Now I know why this is my favourite lens.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48515062926_a6c5ca98d5_b.jpg...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 08-11-2019
Replies: 670
Views: 57,436
Posted By Vince Lupo
I like Bertha :)

I like Bertha :)
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 08-10-2019
Replies: 670
Views: 57,436
Posted By Vince Lupo
Morning...

Morning visitor.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48502161506_1cda7b22f2_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2gTYfPU)
Dragonfly on the Shower Head (https://flic.kr/p/2gTYfPU) by Vince Lupo...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 08-09-2019
Replies: 670
Views: 57,436
Posted By Vince Lupo
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48498494612_a9...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48498494612_a9869f29f3_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2gTDsMA)
Grey Owl Light (https://flic.kr/p/2gTDsMA) by Vince Lupo...
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 08-09-2019
Replies: 5,393
Views: 809,945
Posted By Vince Lupo
Working remotely at our Canadian wilderness...

Working remotely at our Canadian wilderness property -- not sure if these are too dark, too contrasty or not, but we'll give it a try. I'm sure I'll have to work on them again when I'm back in front...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 08-09-2019
Replies: 670
Views: 57,436
Posted By Vince Lupo
Believe it or not, this little guy is only about...

Believe it or not, this little guy is only about the size of my fingernail.

Taken with the Camcraft Z-Housing and my 50/2...
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 08-07-2019
Replies: 5,393
Views: 809,945
Posted By Vince Lupo
Many thanks Helen - I do appreciate it!

Many thanks Helen - I do appreciate it!
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 08-07-2019
Replies: 670
Views: 57,436
Posted By Vince Lupo
A few shots with the 125/2.5...

A few shots with the 125/2.5 Hektor.

[https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48483675566_480a8cc74f_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2gSkvAN)
Ompah4 (https://flic.kr/p/2gSkvAN) by Vince Lupo...
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 08-07-2019
Replies: 5,393
Views: 809,945
Posted By Vince Lupo
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48482698231_01...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48482698231_01854aef9c_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2gSfv5c)
Sticks (https://flic.kr/p/2gSfv5c) by Vince Lupo (https://www.flickr.com/photos/direction-one-inc/), on...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 08-01-2019
Replies: 670
Views: 57,436
Posted By Vince Lupo
Ooh I like the look of that! Has potential :)

Ooh I like the look of that! Has potential :)
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-01-2019
Replies: 5,586
Views: 961,559
Posted By Vince Lupo
Any Blickensderfers in your collection?

Any Blickensderfers in your collection?
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 08-01-2019
Replies: 670
Views: 57,436
Posted By Vince Lupo
I think you need to go to that tent revival -...

I think you need to go to that tent revival - might produce some interesting photos!
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-01-2019
Replies: 5,586
Views: 961,559
Posted By Vince Lupo
If you need his contact info, send me a PM and...

If you need his contact info, send me a PM and I'll pass it along.
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 08-01-2019
Replies: 670
Views: 57,436
Posted By Vince Lupo
I thought I was going to have a real time of it...

I thought I was going to have a real time of it working with this 'ancient' telephoto lens system, but....

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48429754706_cb9c76534f_b.jpg...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 07-31-2019
Replies: 5,586
Views: 961,559
Posted By Vince Lupo
Yes -- I’ve been dealing with Frank for over 20...

Yes -- I’ve been dealing with Frank for over 20 years and he’s always provided me with top-notch, reliable work, no matter what I send him (and I’ve sent him some pretty nutty things over the years,...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 07-31-2019
Replies: 5,586
Views: 961,559
Posted By Vince Lupo
Ah not a Summaron - a Summicron! It belonged to...

Ah not a Summaron - a Summicron!

It belonged to my uncle, who was a commercial photographer. He owned it since new. I had Frank Marshman give it the full teardown and it is now superb. Definitely...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 07-25-2019
Replies: 27
Views: 937
Posted By Vince Lupo
Did you find the Oskar Barnack...

Did you find the Oskar Barnack memorial?

https://live.staticflickr.com/2901/13960582868_881344a1a1_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/ngDCUC)
Me and Oskar (https://flic.kr/p/ngDCUC) by Vince Lupo...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 07-23-2019
Replies: 48
Views: 2,037
Posted By Vince Lupo
Jeez you’re worse than me - but then again I’ve...

Jeez you’re worse than me - but then again I’ve been going Visoflex crazy lately, so I shouldn’t talk :)
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 07-23-2019
Replies: 48
Views: 2,037
Posted By Vince Lupo
So how many digital M’s do you have now? All 5...

So how many digital M’s do you have now? All 5 of these? You have two M10’s right?
Forum: Jim Lager - Leica Historian 07-22-2019
Replies: 14
Views: 3,461
Posted By Vince Lupo
I sold it within a day of having received it. ...

I sold it within a day of having received it. Made a pretty good profit too -- ah how I miss those days of KEH!
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 07-22-2019
Replies: 48
Views: 2,037
Posted By Vince Lupo
Sure -- it's the Leica M-D 262 with the Camcraft...

Sure -- it's the Leica M-D 262 with the Camcraft Z-Housing (which was the Norman Goldberg-modified Visoflex III with the Pellix mirror), plus the 400/5.6 Telyt-V with the Televit focusing stage. ...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 07-22-2019
Replies: 6
Views: 413
Posted By Vince Lupo
Now I just need to make some interesting photos...

Now I just need to make some interesting photos with this lens! It's a bit of an odd focal length, so for me a challenge. Hopefully I can get out of my backyard garden!
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 07-20-2019
Replies: 6
Views: 413
Posted By Vince Lupo
Iíve had enough lenses in my life do that - donít...

Iíve had enough lenses in my life do that - donít think I need to revisit it!
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 07-20-2019
Replies: 6
Views: 413
Posted By Vince Lupo
125mm f/2.5 Hektor....

Just picked this beauty up a couple of weeks ago. I think it's such a brilliant study in design:

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48329286182_ee260abfac_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2gCGe1S)
125...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-19-2019
Replies: 24
Views: 555
Posted By Vince Lupo
Ansel can have Hernandez -- I'll take Las Trampas...

Ansel can have Hernandez -- I'll take Las Trampas :)

https://live.staticflickr.com/1506/25985744466_20b7171682_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/FAgJv1)
Moonrise, Las Trampas (https://flic.kr/p/FAgJv1) by...
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 07-18-2019
Replies: 5,393
Views: 809,945
Posted By Vince Lupo
Just picked up a 125mm f/2.5 Hektor lens. Really...

Just picked up a 125mm f/2.5 Hektor lens. Really a neat lens in its design.

When I got it I thought the focus was really weird -- if you look at this shot you'll see what I mean:

Wide open at...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 07-18-2019
Replies: 10
Views: 591
Posted By Vince Lupo
I started with Aldus PhotoStyler back in 1992 and...

I started with Aldus PhotoStyler back in 1992 and then onto PhotoShop 2.5, and have pretty much stuck with PhotoShop ever since.

I'm still on CS5, as it does pretty much all that I need for...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 07-17-2019
Replies: 670
Views: 57,436
Posted By Vince Lupo
Ha good one. Oh I'll use all kinds of stuff --...

Ha good one.

Oh I'll use all kinds of stuff -- I just got the 400 for a bit of fun, plus I'm feeling a bit sorry for all these neglected Visoflex lenses. Seems to work pretty well!
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 07-17-2019
Replies: 670
Views: 57,436
Posted By Vince Lupo
It's getting intense...

It's getting intense :)

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48302037122_b8724de7ae_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2gAhyPu)
400mm f5.6 Telyt (https://flic.kr/p/2gAhyPu) by Vince Lupo...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 07-17-2019
Replies: 670
Views: 57,436
Posted By Vince Lupo
Another test -- I discovered that the rear...

Another test -- I discovered that the rear element of the 400mm lens needed a good wipe. Seems to have improved it!

This is wide open at f/5.6 -- sharpness is pretty good. Second shot is a closeup...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 07-17-2019
Replies: 670
Views: 57,436
Posted By Vince Lupo
Testing with the 400/5.6 Telyt V with the Televit...

Testing with the 400/5.6 Telyt V with the Televit and the Camcraft Z-Housing. Don't think I'll ever make it as a bird photographer. ...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 07-16-2019
Replies: 48
Views: 2,037
Posted By Vince Lupo
I know - more about the lens than the digital M. ...

I know - more about the lens than the digital M. But it looks cool :)

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48302037122_b8724de7ae_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2gAhyPu)
400mm f5.6 Telyt...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 07-15-2019
Replies: 48
Views: 2,037
Posted By Vince Lupo
My M-D is starting to get that nice brassing too....

My M-D is starting to get that nice brassing too. Not as nice as yours, but someday :)
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 07-15-2019
Replies: 48
Views: 2,037
Posted By Vince Lupo
Almost Kravitz-esque :)

Almost Kravitz-esque :)
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 07-14-2019
Replies: 670
Views: 57,436
Posted By Vince Lupo
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48279554962_b1...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48279554962_b19421a170_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2gyikE3)
Riley in Her Garden (https://flic.kr/p/2gyikE3) by Vince Lupo...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 07-13-2019
Replies: 52
Views: 1,538
Posted By Vince Lupo
Isn't it also nice to go into the back garden,...

Isn't it also nice to go into the back garden, take a photo, then go to your computer, download it and instantly work on it and see the result?

I have tried to get back into film over the last few...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 07-12-2019
Replies: 52
Views: 1,538
Posted By Vince Lupo
I’ve pretty much had the same feeling with the...

I’ve pretty much had the same feeling with the M-D (and also to a lesser degree the Monochrom 246). I’ve been using digital for work (all Nikon) since 2000, yet, try as I might, I couldn’t...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-12-2019
Replies: 8,963
Views: 875,667
Posted By Vince Lupo
Too many things - DJI Mavic Pro drone for work, a...

Too many things - DJI Mavic Pro drone for work, a replacement 24-70/2.8 Nikon lens (also for work), plus a Camcraft Z-Housing (modified Visoflex III by Norman Goldberg with a fixed pellicle mirror),...
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 07-12-2019
Replies: 5,393
Views: 809,945
Posted By Vince Lupo
Many thanks for the words of encouragement Robert!

Many thanks for the words of encouragement Robert!
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 07-12-2019
Replies: 5,393
Views: 809,945
Posted By Vince Lupo
Don't think there's any way to improve upon this...

Don't think there's any way to improve upon this shot. A real beauty.
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 07-11-2019
Replies: 670
Views: 57,436
Posted By Vince Lupo
Looks good -- if you copy the 'BB code' from...

Looks good -- if you copy the 'BB code' from Flickr it should show up directly here.
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 07-11-2019
Replies: 670
Views: 57,436
Posted By Vince Lupo
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/29076497634_6a...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/29076497634_6aa882e4ca_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/LioDJJ)
Wherever I Lay My Hat (https://flic.kr/p/LioDJJ) by Vince Lupo...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-11-2019
Replies: 205
Views: 10,776
Posted By Vince Lupo
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/29076497634_6a...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/29076497634_6aa882e4ca_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/LioDJJ)
Wherever I Lay My Hat (https://flic.kr/p/LioDJJ) by Vince Lupo...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 07-10-2019
Replies: 48
Views: 2,037
Posted By Vince Lupo
Not just a Visoflex, but a Camcraft Z Housing! ...

Not just a Visoflex, but a Camcraft Z Housing! Pellicle mirror, so no moving parts :)
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 07-10-2019
Replies: 48
Views: 2,037
Posted By Vince Lupo
Nice and classy - the Gordy strap makes it :)

Nice and classy - the Gordy strap makes it :)
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 07-08-2019
Replies: 670
Views: 57,436
Posted By Vince Lupo
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48236808536_e1...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48236808536_e1c1d1b319_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2guwfCG)
Untitled M-D 2019 (https://flic.kr/p/2guwfCG) by Vince Lupo...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-08-2019
Replies: 287
Views: 14,591
Posted By Vince Lupo
Probably my favourite Leica of all -- and for me...

Probably my favourite Leica of all -- and for me that's saying something :)

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48215645251_e054f36d3b_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2gsDMwt)
Camcraft Z-Housing2...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 07-07-2019
Replies: 341
Views: 114,122
Posted By Vince Lupo
Please post some photos and we should be able to...

Please post some photos and we should be able to weigh in further.

Jim Lager would be the person to contact - he is one of the moderators on this Forum and should be able to help you.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 07-07-2019
Replies: 341
Views: 114,122
Posted By Vince Lupo
Judging by the serial number and comparing it to...

Judging by the serial number and comparing it to the Luftwaffe-issued IIIcK cameras listed in Jim Lagerís ďWehrmacht LeicaĒ book, it looks like yours falls into late 1942 - early 1943. Iím not...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 07-07-2019
Replies: 670
Views: 57,436
Posted By Vince Lupo
Another early morning shot with the 65mm Elmar...

Another early morning shot with the 65mm Elmar and Z-Housing combo:

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48220949816_e2e7f4a647_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2gt7You)
Sunday Morning Visitor...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 07-06-2019
Replies: 48
Views: 2,037
Posted By Vince Lupo
It's great, and even better than the EVF. No...

It's great, and even better than the EVF. No blackout, no vibration. It's quite amazing -- particularly on the M-D. I just hope I never have to clean the mirror!

The figures I quoted were from an...
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 07-06-2019
Replies: 5,393
Views: 809,945
Posted By Vince Lupo
Just got a super-duper Leica accessory in the...

Just got a super-duper Leica accessory in the mail today and of course tested it out on my loving wifey:

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48216758841_3a0b85e4e2_b.jpg...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 07-06-2019
Replies: 48
Views: 2,037
Posted By Vince Lupo
Don told me that his Dad made less than 100 with...

Don told me that his Dad made less than 100 with the beam-splitting prism (Visoflex II) and 10 or less with the Pellix mirror (Visoflex III).
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 07-06-2019
Replies: 670
Views: 57,436
Posted By Vince Lupo
Quick test shot with the Z-Housing and the 65mm...

Quick test shot with the Z-Housing and the 65mm f/3.5 Elmar. I can't really see any image degradation at all -- maybe I should do a side-by-side test with my regular Visoflex III to...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 07-06-2019
Replies: 670
Views: 57,436
Posted By Vince Lupo
Arrived! All I can say is...

Arrived! All I can say is AWESOME!!!!

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48215690087_96793b66af_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2gsE1Rv)
Camcraft Z-Housing1 (https://flic.kr/p/2gsE1Rv) by Vince Lupo...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 07-06-2019
Replies: 48
Views: 2,037
Posted By Vince Lupo
Okay you asked for it..... Leica M-D 262,...

Okay you asked for it.....

Leica M-D 262, probably my favourite Leica ever (I know it's a crazy thing to say!). It's a adorned with a 65mm f/3.5 Elmar and a Visoflex III. But it's a pretty special...
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 07-06-2019
Replies: 5,393
Views: 809,945
Posted By Vince Lupo
A little visitor to our garden this morning. ...

A little visitor to our garden this morning. With the Visoflex III and the 65mm/3.5 Elmar.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48212563366_9076390c1f_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2gsnZow)
Early Morning...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 07-05-2019
Replies: 48
Views: 2,037
Posted By Vince Lupo
Ok I'll play -- Leica Monochrom 246 with my...

Ok I'll play -- Leica Monochrom 246 with my super-sweet 35/2 Summicron and IROOA hood (lens and hood belonged to my now-deceased uncle who was a commercial photographer), the Leica 1.25x magnifier,...
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 07-04-2019
Replies: 5,393
Views: 809,945
Posted By Vince Lupo
Nice one :)

Nice one :)
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 07-02-2019
Replies: 670
Views: 57,436
Posted By Vince Lupo
Adding another Visoflex to the Leica M-D kit bag....

Adding another Visoflex to the Leica M-D kit bag. A very special Visoflex - according to Don Goldberg his Dad made about 100 of these housings and 10 or less with the Pellix mirror (which is the one...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 06-30-2019
Replies: 670
Views: 57,436
Posted By Vince Lupo
Went for a Sunday morning walk today -- I seem to...

Went for a Sunday morning walk today -- I seem to be using the Visoflex III and the 65mm Elmar lens more frequently on the M-D. It's such a nice combination. I'm generally shooting at around...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 06-29-2019
Replies: 670
Views: 57,436
Posted By Vince Lupo
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48150812007_4d...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48150812007_4d8e3bc6e1_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2gmVuRV)
Chanticleer14 (https://flic.kr/p/2gmVuRV) by Vince Lupo...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-25-2019
Replies: 526
Views: 179,687
Posted By Vince Lupo
Me and one of my M's....and my Ultravid...

Me and one of my M's....and my Ultravid :)

https://live.staticflickr.com/904/40133358460_b0257349bb_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/249rXfd)
All the Essentials (https://flic.kr/p/249rXfd) by Vince Lupo...
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 06-23-2019
Replies: 5,393
Views: 809,945
Posted By Vince Lupo
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48117103691_77...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48117103691_776bcd06d4_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2giWJy4)
One from the Backyard (https://flic.kr/p/2giWJy4) by Vince Lupo...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 06-23-2019
Replies: 670
Views: 57,436
Posted By Vince Lupo
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48115094212_14...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48115094212_148a139950_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2giLrcS)
Chanticleer13 (https://flic.kr/p/2giLrcS) by Vince Lupo...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 06-17-2019
Replies: 670
Views: 57,436
Posted By Vince Lupo
Thanks Godfrey -- I'm thinking I might work on...

Thanks Godfrey -- I'm thinking I might work on that one a bit more. I want to make it a bit brighter, but doing so causes the orange/red to go a bit funky. I may just start all over again with that...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 06-17-2019
Replies: 670
Views: 57,436
Posted By Vince Lupo
My wife and I visited Chanticleer near Wayne, PA...

My wife and I visited Chanticleer near Wayne, PA yesterday. If you've never been, it's an incredible 35-acre garden. I brought the M-D, the 65mm f/3.5 Elmar with the Visoflex III, plus my goggled...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 06-06-2019
Replies: 670
Views: 57,436
Posted By Vince Lupo
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48012624703_5d...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48012624703_5d2a5a0dd9_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2g9HfAc)
Morning Dogwood (https://flic.kr/p/2g9HfAc) by Vince Lupo...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 06-02-2019
Replies: 18
Views: 880
Posted By Vince Lupo
Caples Camera Shop was in Tucson, AZ, and they...

Caples Camera Shop was in Tucson, AZ, and they had three locations at one point. The SBOOI finder was new in 1951, so the $16.50 price was likely somewhere during that time, I'd suspect. ...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 06-02-2019
Replies: 670
Views: 57,436
Posted By Vince Lupo
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/47984918167_52...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/47984918167_52de45f322_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2g7gfpi)
Morning Lady (https://flic.kr/p/2g7gfpi) by Vince Lupo (https://www.flickr.com/photos/direction-one-inc/),...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 06-01-2019
Replies: 18
Views: 880
Posted By Vince Lupo
Photos of the items might help.

Photos of the items might help.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 06-01-2019
Replies: 18
Views: 880
Posted By Vince Lupo
The SCNOO won’t fit those bodies - it’s for the...

The SCNOO won’t fit those bodies - it’s for the shorter, two-piece, non-diecast bodies (like the III, IIIa, IIIb). 410433 is a IIIc (1946-47) 680278 looks to be a IIf (1954) which are 2.5mm longer...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 05-27-2019
Replies: 670
Views: 57,436
Posted By Vince Lupo
The M-D might be one to look at -- it gives great...

The M-D might be one to look at -- it gives great b+w results, the colour is very nice, and the camera feels great. I can definitely appreciate the old cameras, as I've certainly had plenty of them...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 05-27-2019
Replies: 670
Views: 57,436
Posted By Vince Lupo
One with the Visoflex III and the...

One with the Visoflex III and the 65mm.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/47942687523_53d110316d_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2g3wNGK)
Backyard Slug (https://flic.kr/p/2g3wNGK) by Vince Lupo...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 05-26-2019
Replies: 670
Views: 57,436
Posted By Vince Lupo
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/47939329248_cd...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/47939329248_cdab83c5b4_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2g3eAps)
Second Cup of Coffee (https://flic.kr/p/2g3eAps) by Vince Lupo...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-25-2019
Replies: 81
Views: 3,406
Posted By Vince Lupo
Way way back when, my parents bought me a Tilley...

Way way back when, my parents bought me a Tilley photo vest. I think it cost about $500. I never wore it, even though I used to see Alex Tilley riding the same bus I rode in Toronto (guess I felt...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 05-25-2019
Replies: 4
Views: 417
Posted By Vince Lupo
You might possibly take a stab at contacting Russ...

You might possibly take a stab at contacting Russ Forfar (formerly of Kominek Camera). He might know someone: (416) 977-2132, e-mail: [email protected]

Downtown Camera might also be a...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 05-24-2019
Replies: 670
Views: 57,436
Posted By Vince Lupo
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/47926285027_8c...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/47926285027_8c45ffae44_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2g25JP6)
Kitchen Sink (https://flic.kr/p/2g25JP6) by Vince Lupo (https://www.flickr.com/photos/direction-one-inc/),...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-22-2019
Replies: 5,586
Views: 961,559
Posted By Vince Lupo
Gotta treat the M-D to coffee in a high-class...

Gotta treat the M-D to coffee in a high-class joint every once in a while.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/46993342555_bdaf911208_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2eADaw4)
Oregon Grille M-D...
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 05-21-2019
Replies: 5,393
Views: 809,945
Posted By Vince Lupo
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/40931601893_59...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/40931601893_5945117b44_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/25mZad2)
Early Morning Mountainair (https://flic.kr/p/25mZad2) by Vince Lupo...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-21-2019
Replies: 365
Views: 36,917
Posted By Vince Lupo
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/40917240523_ea...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/40917240523_ea842a827a_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/25kHy5c)
Untitled (https://flic.kr/p/25kHy5c) by Vince Lupo (https://www.flickr.com/photos/direction-one-inc/), on...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-20-2019
Replies: 62
Views: 5,053
Posted By Vince Lupo
Yes thanks, Monochrom 246.

Yes thanks, Monochrom 246.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-19-2019
Replies: 62
Views: 5,053
Posted By Vince Lupo
https://live.staticflickr.com/5765/22783858135_7a2...

https://live.staticflickr.com/5765/22783858135_7a2a4c0a1b_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/AHkefg)
Germany2015-22 (https://flic.kr/p/AHkefg) by Vince Lupo (https://www.flickr.com/photos/direction-one-inc/),...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 05-19-2019
Replies: 13
Views: 843
Posted By Vince Lupo
My personal fave - definitely a bad, distasteful...

My personal fave - definitely a bad, distasteful ad, highlighting the fact that the Leica M4-P is....Canadian!

https://live.staticflickr.com/823/41146467124_dd9ebda9fa_b.jpg...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 05-19-2019
Replies: 670
Views: 57,436
Posted By Vince Lupo
[https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/40917240523_e...

[https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/40917240523_ea842a827a_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/25kHy5c)
Untitled (https://flic.kr/p/25kHy5c) by Vince Lupo (https://www.flickr.com/photos/direction-one-inc/), on...
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 05-17-2019
Replies: 5,393
Views: 809,945
Posted By Vince Lupo
Thanks Marty - shot with the 246, ISO 640, and I...

Thanks Marty - shot with the 246, ISO 640, and I was using my Canon 85/1.5 (that big heavy LTM lens) at between f/2 and f/2.8.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-12-2019
Replies: 132
Views: 9,343
Posted By Vince Lupo
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/47781626582_4a...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/47781626582_4ab232909c_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2fNijTY)
Andrews (https://flic.kr/p/2fNijTY) by Vince Lupo (https://www.flickr.com/photos/direction-one-inc/), on...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 05-12-2019
Replies: 21
Views: 886
Posted By Vince Lupo
As a commercial photographer, I have quite a few...

As a commercial photographer, I have quite a few things that would be on that ‘essentials’ list: Pliers, screwdrivers, Allen wrenches, gaffer tape, bandaids (don’t ask me why!), spare iPhone...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-10-2019
Replies: 598
Views: 106,528
Posted By Vince Lupo
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/32744366497_67...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/32744366497_6759664471_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/RTvrn4)
The New Mexico Kid #2 (https://flic.kr/p/RTvrn4) by Vince Lupo...
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 05-10-2019
Replies: 5,393
Views: 809,945
Posted By Vince Lupo
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/32876970817_4d...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/32876970817_4d07037db9_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/S6e51r)
Resting Riley (https://flic.kr/p/S6e51r) by Vince Lupo (https://www.flickr.com/photos/direction-one-inc/),...
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 05-10-2019
Replies: 5,393
Views: 809,945
Posted By Vince Lupo
Many thanks -- 'out of this world' stuff has been...

Many thanks -- 'out of this world' stuff has been known to happen in New Mexico :)
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 05-10-2019
Replies: 5,393
Views: 809,945
Posted By Vince Lupo
Neat shot Richard.

Neat shot Richard.
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 05-10-2019
Replies: 5,393
Views: 809,945
Posted By Vince Lupo
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/47631816962_4a...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/47631816962_4a896bee7c_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2fz4vHu)
Untitled (https://flic.kr/p/2fz4vHu) by Vince Lupo (https://www.flickr.com/photos/direction-one-inc/), on...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-05-2019
Replies: 638
Views: 16,758
Posted By Vince Lupo
https://live.staticflickr.com/8778/17272597296_391...

https://live.staticflickr.com/8778/17272597296_391c1a30af_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/sjjzpE)
Untitled (https://flic.kr/p/sjjzpE) by Vince Lupo (https://www.flickr.com/photos/direction-one-inc/), on...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-04-2019
Replies: 638
Views: 16,758
Posted By Vince Lupo
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/32830968767_a5...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/32830968767_a57f029b34_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/S2aicD)
Riley at Susan's (https://flic.kr/p/S2aicD) by Vince Lupo...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-03-2019
Replies: 86
Views: 2,840
Posted By Vince Lupo
I guess this is the other...

I guess this is the other one!

https://live.staticflickr.com/1971/45415368381_632b36ec64_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2cccCLM)
Leonard is Watching (https://flic.kr/p/2cccCLM) by Vince Lupo...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-03-2019
Replies: 86
Views: 2,840
Posted By Vince Lupo
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/8345278985_8f5...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/8345278985_8f5f9f77c8_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/dHrJGr)
John Waters (https://flic.kr/p/dHrJGr) by Vince Lupo (https://www.flickr.com/photos/direction-one-inc/), on...
Forum: Jim Lager - Leica Historian 05-03-2019
Replies: 6
Views: 609
Posted By Vince Lupo
Serial #365599 delivered 12-11-40 on shipment...

Serial #365599 delivered 12-11-40 on shipment 19482. 79 cameras in that particular batch.
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 05-01-2019
Replies: 5,393
Views: 809,945
Posted By Vince Lupo
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/47631815222_65...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/47631815222_652824c520_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2fz4vcu)
Bound for Glory #3 (https://flic.kr/p/2fz4vcu) by Vince Lupo...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 04-30-2019
Replies: 84
Views: 6,891
Posted By Vince Lupo
Just came back from 3 weeks out West and finally...

Just came back from 3 weeks out West and finally managed to integrate the 'Mapping the West' project with my commercial website:

http://www.directiononeinc.com/mapping-the-west/

I think it's a much...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 04-29-2019
Replies: 670
Views: 57,436
Posted By Vince Lupo
I'd be interested to hear about your relocation...

I'd be interested to hear about your relocation from West to East -- isn't the saying 'go West young man'?

For New Mexico, there are just so many places, it's really hard to choose one. However, if...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 04-29-2019
Replies: 670
Views: 57,436
Posted By Vince Lupo
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/47732652501_d0...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/47732652501_d0db2dd381_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2fHYjBg)
Dust (https://flic.kr/p/2fHYjBg) by Vince Lupo (https://www.flickr.com/photos/direction-one-inc/), on...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 04-27-2019
Replies: 670
Views: 57,436
Posted By Vince Lupo
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/33834968638_8c...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/33834968638_8c0811c40a_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/TxT4of)
Low Tide (https://flic.kr/p/TxT4of) by Vince Lupo (https://www.flickr.com/photos/direction-one-inc/), on...
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 04-26-2019
Replies: 5,393
Views: 809,945
Posted By Vince Lupo
Many thanks Robert - it’s taken me a while to...

Many thanks Robert - it’s taken me a while to figure out a way to integrate my professional website with the Mapping the West photos. It dawned on me these past weeks while out West - a couple of...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 04-26-2019
Replies: 5
Views: 398
Posted By Vince Lupo
Oh he'd make you cry alright -- many felt...

Oh he'd make you cry alright -- many felt completely dejected at the end of his classroom critiques, but those of us who hung in there came away much better for it. I also had him as my 4th year...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 04-26-2019
Replies: 5
Views: 398
Posted By Vince Lupo
He was one of my teachers at Ryerson. Under...

He was one of my teachers at Ryerson. Under appreciated.

https://live.staticflickr.com/1879/43684009575_0c030d7638_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/29ycY7T)
Dave Heath at Ryerson...
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 04-26-2019
Replies: 5,393
Views: 809,945
Posted By Vince Lupo
I finally got my butt in gear and created a...

I finally got my butt in gear and created a dedicated page for 'Mapping the West' on my website. I think it's much better than strictly having it as a Flickr...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-25-2019
Replies: 638
Views: 16,758
Posted By Vince Lupo
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/33823332748_38...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/33823332748_3875d7093f_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/TwRqrs)
Shelly2 (https://flic.kr/p/TwRqrs) by Vince Lupo (https://www.flickr.com/photos/direction-one-inc/), on...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-24-2019
Replies: 262
Views: 40,003
Posted By Vince Lupo
I took this about two weeks ago during my latest...

I took this about two weeks ago during my latest New Mexico wander. Of course you have to dress the part when you're there!

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/32744366497_6759664471_b.jpg...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 04-24-2019
Replies: 670
Views: 57,436
Posted By Vince Lupo
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/33808151018_af...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/33808151018_af297b0deb_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/TvvBru)
Riley at Shanti (https://flic.kr/p/TvvBru) by Vince Lupo...
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