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Forum: Hardware / Computers / Drives / etc 1 Day Ago
Replies: 60
Views: 1,374
Posted By jarski
been using Catalina now for few days. I had...

been using Catalina now for few days. I had Lightroom installation ready, before doing the OS upgrade. seems to be running fine except Map and Web modules (rarely used those so no biggie...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 2 Days Ago
Replies: 27
Views: 482
Posted By jarski
Maybe bit outside discussion, but I like Sigma...

Maybe bit outside discussion, but I like Sigma 24-70 f2.8. First version even has aperture ring for older Nikon bodies. Latest third version is Art lens with latest wiz-bang technology that Sigma can...
Forum: Travel 4 Days Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 456
Posted By jarski
agreed I like to view them too. but what does...

agreed I like to view them too. but what does "Home" mean in this context?
Forum: Hardware / Computers / Drives / etc 6 Days Ago
Replies: 60
Views: 1,374
Posted By jarski
does Adobe still sell non-sub version of...

does Adobe still sell non-sub version of Lightroom (cannot follow their product naming, is LR "Classic" same as former 6.x)?

if they still sell it and it doesn't work in new OS, would be pretty odd.
Forum: Hardware / Computers / Drives / etc 6 Days Ago
Replies: 28
Views: 608
Posted By jarski
Yes likely unnecessary. But just for peace of...

Yes likely unnecessary. But just for peace of mind if nothing else. And, these environmentally ultra aware times ... :)
Forum: Hardware / Computers / Drives / etc 1 Week Ago
Replies: 28
Views: 608
Posted By jarski
stating online that "am not using anti-virus...

stating online that "am not using anti-virus software in my computer" is quickly labeled as plain stupidity. but as a Mac user, I haven't for past 10-15 years.

am having some basic rules though 1)...
Forum: Hardware / Computers / Drives / etc 1 Week Ago
Replies: 60
Views: 1,374
Posted By jarski
those who buy new Mac in future, chances of using...

those who buy new Mac in future, chances of using their old Lightroom in it, options are pretty scarce :( change vendor or go paying Adobe-tax.
Forum: Hardware / Computers / Drives / etc 1 Week Ago
Replies: 60
Views: 1,374
Posted By jarski
Yes exactly, only few installer/license programs...

Yes exactly, only few installer/license programs were 32bit and stop working in Catalina. LR itself runs fine if it was installed in previous version of macOS.
Forum: Sony Alpha / NEX News / General Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 243
Posted By jarski
if OP is still struggling with this, he could try...

if OP is still struggling with this, he could try factory reset the camera to start it from scratch. would be odd if it still don't recognize the lens.

Nex3 is pretty old also by now, there can be a...
Forum: Photography General Interest 1 Week Ago
Replies: 15
Views: 759
Posted By jarski
I also noticed this in the news stream. what...

I also noticed this in the news stream. what caused the accident?
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 1 Week Ago
Replies: 69
Views: 23,601
Posted By jarski
complex situation. whereas Leica could get...

complex situation. whereas Leica could get positive press, this third party company would get nothing but expenses by employing someone todo the actual work (preparing old software for open...
Forum: Hardware / Computers / Drives / etc 1 Week Ago
Replies: 60
Views: 1,374
Posted By jarski
hmm good idea to download Mojave now...

hmm good idea to download Mojave now (installation media). Apple has been disabling/making it more difficult to return older iOS versions too, all in the name of progress and security of course.
Forum: Hardware / Computers / Drives / etc 1 Week Ago
Replies: 60
Views: 1,374
Posted By jarski
Wonder how well virtualized OS can handle large...

Wonder how well virtualized OS can handle large image libraries with lot of raw files.
Forum: Travel 1 Week Ago
Replies: 20
Views: 1,007
Posted By jarski
I agree. Great light and dramatic subject. Am...

I agree. Great light and dramatic subject. Am guessing its in Samarkand.
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 22
Views: 789
Posted By jarski
when I carried both film and digi, ended shooting...

when I carried both film and digi, ended shooting doubles, because "who knows which format this scene looks better"... (or wasting time contemplating about it) so, does not work for me.
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 69
Views: 23,601
Posted By jarski
perhaps Leica could opensource the old M8 and 9...

perhaps Leica could opensource the old M8 and 9 firmwares. yes camera makers dont usually (never) do such things, but Leica has sometimes done the unexpected :)
Forum: Fuji X Series 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 125
Views: 2,939
Posted By jarski
well negativity on DPR forums is quite epic too....

well negativity on DPR forums is quite epic too. am usually very bored if I end up reading anything there. DPR reviews have always been good.

but hope Fuji will do something to the lcd arrangement,...
Forum: Photo Software 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 18
Views: 872
Posted By jarski
Because of my work, I have to install Catalina...

Because of my work, I have to install Catalina soon after its arrival. Will test LR 6 shortly after and update here.
Forum: Fuji X Series 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 125
Views: 2,939
Posted By jarski
Interesting arrangement of lcd. But why not leave...

Interesting arrangement of lcd. But why not leave it out completely, if chimping is so bad. That space could have been used otherwise, or thin body a bit (?)
Forum: Photography General Interest 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 292
Views: 15,341
Posted By jarski
Been using only Sony cameras past 4 years, and no...

Been using only Sony cameras past 4 years, and no complaints. Currently a6300 & a6000. I like the consistency of colour output and sharing batteries, so am sticking with one brand only.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 81
Views: 3,098
Posted By jarski
knowing the anti-Leica crowd here, can easily...

knowing the anti-Leica crowd here, can easily guess what kind of welcome he/she(who?) got when telling of buying that kind of kit. no wonder the thread got deleted.
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 69
Views: 23,601
Posted By jarski
maybe :p I remember playing with this tool, but...

maybe :p

I remember playing with this tool, but it didn't enter my actual workflow.
Forum: Photography General Interest 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 380
Posted By jarski
The Jazz Loft Radio Series on Apple Podcasts app...

The Jazz Loft Radio Series on Apple Podcasts app is free.

Coincidentally finished listening the series today, then saw this thread :p
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-01-2019
Replies: 64
Views: 1,750
Posted By jarski
Am thankful for modern tech of having all the...

Am thankful for modern tech of having all the memories saved. But at the same am bit sad for inflation that a photography has experienced, being now free, easy and ever present.
Forum: Travel 08-27-2019
Replies: 53
Views: 1,852
Posted By jarski
yes final route plan would be interesting to...

yes final route plan would be interesting to see.

am remembering time just before embarking my round the world trip back in 2010, certainly had many beautifies in stomach! it was also around this...
Forum: Help / Feedback forum 08-06-2019
Replies: 23
Views: 2,537
Posted By jarski
I want to be Leica All Night :p (please dont...

I want to be Leica All Night :p

(please dont change!)
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-04-2019
Replies: 51
Views: 1,672
Posted By jarski
Methinks second body gives advantage by having...

Methinks second body gives advantage by having different focal length than the first, and frees photog from swapping lenses as often. Downside is extra bulk.
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-28-2019
Replies: 119
Views: 6,100
Posted By jarski
Considering replacing OnePlus 5 with Oppo Reno,...

Considering replacing OnePlus 5 with Oppo Reno, but that would probably mean am using my real cameras even less :p
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-23-2019
Replies: 110
Views: 3,949
Posted By jarski
am glad got my film Leica itch scratched in...

am glad got my film Leica itch scratched in previous decade, now a content Sony shooter :D

edit: instead of shooting analog, am more interested try printing analog one day. digital enlargers exist,...
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 07-11-2019
Replies: 64
Views: 2,099
Posted By jarski
Sigma: shut up and take my money! :p edit: uh...

Sigma: shut up and take my money! :p

edit: uh oh... I want my money back. thought this was Foveon camera :(
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-25-2019
Replies: 14
Views: 816
Posted By jarski
Fake Films, New Phenomenon?

New thing to be aware of? https://petapixel.com/2019/06/25/fujifilm-warns-of-fake-fujifilm-film-that-can-mess-up-photo-labs/
Forum: RFF Polls 06-22-2019
Replies: 2,949
Views: 1,785,088
Posted By jarski
Visiting Siem Reap and Angkor temples. Not my...

Visiting Siem Reap and Angkor temples. Not my first trip here, and probably not last either :)
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 06-16-2019
Replies: 40
Views: 1,424
Posted By jarski
nice comparison and thanks for sharing. before...

nice comparison and thanks for sharing. before reaching to replies, kinda guessed half of RFF rushing to comment that shots from older camera&lens look better :)
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 06-13-2019
Replies: 39
Views: 1,774
Posted By jarski
relationship is fine, but sun itself looked...

relationship is fine, but sun itself looked unreal (to me). it looks like highlights have been significantly pulled back in post process (again, looks to me :p ).
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 06-13-2019
Replies: 39
Views: 1,774
Posted By jarski
if little photo critique is allowed, sun here...

if little photo critique is allowed, sun here looks quite unreal. I'd either crop or edit it out from picture. rest of photo looks nice.
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-12-2019
Replies: 137
Views: 11,763
Posted By jarski
for me less comes from reduced size and weight of...

for me less comes from reduced size and weight of kit on carry. I try not to obsess about one body one prime ideal, although thats fun sometimes too.
Forum: Sony E Lenses / Adapted Lenses / Adapters / Images 06-11-2019
Replies: 28
Views: 881
Posted By jarski
Native lenses would be hassle free imo., but then...

Native lenses would be hassle free imo., but then it opens up alternatives from all the brands :p
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 06-10-2019
Replies: 34
Views: 1,679
Posted By jarski
had to go look at this, although am vaguely...

had to go look at this, although am vaguely remembering it. seems their estimated delivery varies from Dec 2017 to Aug 2018.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-10-2019
Replies: 61
Views: 3,193
Posted By jarski
Well this was a surprise. Even as a digital...

Well this was a surprise. Even as a digital shooter, importance of this film for film guys and gals hasn't escaped me, so congrats :)
Forum: Photo Software 06-08-2019
Replies: 59
Views: 5,499
Posted By jarski
Guess Aperture is practically end of life, so its...

Guess Aperture is practically end of life, so its not considered anymore as an option.
Forum: Photo Software 06-08-2019
Replies: 59
Views: 5,499
Posted By jarski
Google cloud storage is only tax-like software...

Google cloud storage is only tax-like software fee am willing to accept, as its constantly beneficial (having access to my files everywhere everytime). Can also end it one day and am not locked into...
Forum: Help / Feedback forum 06-05-2019
Replies: 41
Views: 1,798
Posted By jarski
Every time forum software update has been...

Every time forum software update has been suggested or trial software demoed, it has met considerable resistance.
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 06-04-2019
Replies: 27
Views: 687
Posted By jarski
Homage to Catalonia by George Orwell is...

Homage to Catalonia by George Orwell is interesting travel reading. he describes the surreal situation in Barcelona (and frontiers) during Spanish Civil War.
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 05-26-2019
Replies: 17
Views: 943
Posted By jarski
bit off topic, but its interesting how "online...

bit off topic, but its interesting how "online opinion" has changed about Nokton 1.1. when it was announced years ago, it was seen as OK alternative to much pricier Noctilux. nowadays with newer...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 05-19-2019
Replies: 6
Views: 906
Posted By jarski
Don't know if book succeed in its attempt to...

Don't know if book succeed in its attempt to focus on Leica photography in this century, but its a good attempt. Enough material circulates already about Leica in 1930's, 50's or 80's.
Forum: Photo Software 05-15-2019
Replies: 34
Views: 1,183
Posted By jarski
you could be right, following Adobe's material is...

you could be right, following Adobe's material is quite confusing at times :confused: some plan options mentioning Lightroom only, different country sites behaving differently etc.
Forum: Photo Software 05-15-2019
Replies: 34
Views: 1,183
Posted By jarski
Yes LR 6 series ended in version 6.14, but even...

Yes LR 6 series ended in version 6.14, but even that has started shown signs of aging with latest MacOS.
Forum: Photo Software 05-15-2019
Replies: 34
Views: 1,183
Posted By jarski
I missed option of Lightroom CC only, which seems...

I missed option of Lightroom CC only, which seems to be $9.99 month, so by going that route yes Adobe becomes cheaper (least at the moment). But methinks CaptureOne capabilities are closer to that of...
Forum: Photo Software 05-15-2019
Replies: 34
Views: 1,183
Posted By jarski
one year of Adobe CC photo apps costs roughly the...

one year of Adobe CC photo apps costs roughly the same as permanent license of Capture One? besides that, one lives in permanent uncertainty how Adobe will change their pricing in future. I...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-15-2019
Replies: 35
Views: 1,219
Posted By jarski
Am having digital-only archive. Guess my way of...

Am having digital-only archive. Guess my way of 'letting go' is to gently start ignoring all the average photos as time piles on top of them. They are still on an external hard drive, but am hardly...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 05-09-2019
Replies: 170
Views: 85,150
Posted By jarski
improved v2 coming to M-mount:...

improved v2 coming to M-mount: https://www.dpreview.com/news/3646865632/voigtlander-nokton-classic-35mm-f1-4-ii-lens-for-leica-m-mount-will-be-released-in-june
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 05-06-2019
Replies: 47
Views: 2,852
Posted By jarski
interesting viewpoint, would have not come to...

interesting viewpoint, would have not come to such a conclusion. am not viewing photographic or other hobby community, online or not, as a something political. Huff has his style of doing gear...
Forum: Photo Software 05-05-2019
Replies: 18
Views: 872
Posted By jarski
LR is mostly 64bit, but there are least two...

LR is mostly 64bit, but there are least two components that are 32bit only (and thus the warning), see bellow in blue.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/47784645871_78b3b4037f_c.jpg
(LR 6.14 &...
Forum: Photo Software 05-05-2019
Replies: 18
Views: 872
Posted By jarski
Got recently new Mac with Mojave version of OS....

Got recently new Mac with Mojave version of OS. Godfrey's comment made me try the LR 6.14 (installed some days ago, but not actually used yet). the very "not optimized" warning was first thing that...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-03-2019
Replies: 86
Views: 2,882
Posted By jarski
Great idea for a thread! This should go for a...

Great idea for a thread! This should go for a long time.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-27-2019
Replies: 5,588
Views: 964,311
Posted By jarski
waking up, empty screen......

waking up, empty screen... :D

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/33841747828_9729cc8580_c.jpg
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-26-2019
Replies: 96
Views: 4,658
Posted By jarski
Just moved to Bangkok and decided to get Sony E...

Just moved to Bangkok and decided to get Sony E 20mm pancake for my a6300. Hopefully 30mm equivalent is not too wide for my street shots (“If your pictures aren’t good enough, you’re not close...
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-26-2019
Replies: 49
Views: 1,941
Posted By jarski
Lovely photos. Sad to see such threads are being...

Lovely photos. Sad to see such threads are being hijacked into politics.
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-22-2019
Replies: 46
Views: 1,783
Posted By jarski
videography and photography are different skills....

videography and photography are different skills. good photographer does not become automatically good videographer.

that said, it seems quite a few Tubers clearly focus (time, effort, money) on...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 04-21-2019
Replies: 44
Views: 2,322
Posted By jarski
Knowing Leica did their best to help refugees...

Knowing Leica did their best to help refugees during WW2, I find last few comments showing as little judgement as the aforementioned Brazilian ad agency.
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 04-19-2019
Replies: 44
Views: 2,322
Posted By jarski
dont know, but I remember reading there were...

dont know, but I remember reading there were several photographers documenting same moment, from that hotel balcony(balconies?).
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 04-16-2019
Replies: 27
Views: 5,763
Posted By jarski
Sad to hear if this lens is discontinued. Had one...

Sad to hear if this lens is discontinued. Had one for a while on M8 and liked results, but it was just too heavy as a travel lens I was needing it mainly. Voigtlander f2.5 is better for traveling.
Forum: Photo Software 04-15-2019
Replies: 20
Views: 1,009
Posted By jarski
Windows is likely to have ARM version in future,...

Windows is likely to have ARM version in future, that might not be able run all old x86 programs as now. But dont think Intel version go anywhere for a long time.
Forum: Photo Software 04-15-2019
Replies: 20
Views: 1,009
Posted By jarski
Am also keeping older Mac as dedicated Lightroom...

Am also keeping older Mac as dedicated Lightroom machine. Due to Adobe subscription model change, dont see the need to upgrading software anyway. Capture One some day, but no rush :)
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-15-2019
Replies: 94
Views: 3,127
Posted By jarski
I wasnt aware what had happened before starting...

I wasnt aware what had happened before starting to read this thread. am in disbelief how something like this can...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-14-2019
Replies: 182
Views: 6,834
Posted By jarski
What affects Fuji as everyone else in business,...

What affects Fuji as everyone else in business, was mentioned in recent Adox videos.

Likely many of their film line workers were trained in 1980s and 90s, and having a gray hair now. And it won't...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 04-11-2019
Replies: 29
Views: 2,365
Posted By jarski
I'd like to see F7 also, with latest developments...

I'd like to see F7 also, with latest developments from this decade. If I recall, F6 is based on D2, including its apsc size focusing area. But, knowing Nikons priorities are elsewhere, its nice they...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 04-10-2019
Replies: 8
Views: 462
Posted By jarski
I'd go also to eBay for rubber replacement parts....

I'd go also to eBay for rubber replacement parts. Those won't likely get stucked to customs even if coming outside Europe, and are cheap anyways.
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 04-08-2019
Replies: 264
Views: 18,947
Posted By jarski
:( I'm sad, but least he is not in pains...

:( I'm sad, but least he is not in pains anymore.

Haven't seen lot of Roger's photos, and have impression his websites were focusing more on writing. If someone has good source of his photos would...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-07-2019
Replies: 790
Views: 116,280
Posted By jarski
Nice :) What I like about traffic in Vietnam is...

Nice :) What I like about traffic in Vietnam is that it flows like a river. Obstacle in a way (pedestrian) is bypassed either side without a fuss, as long as they move predictably. Elsewhere in...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-06-2019
Replies: 75
Views: 2,760
Posted By jarski
Don't shoot the messenger as the saying goes. I...

Don't shoot the messenger as the saying goes. I would have lost news without this thread, and spent my time merrily reading how digital apocalypse is nearing :p
Forum: Travel 04-03-2019
Replies: 209
Views: 8,214
Posted By jarski
Choose the volunteer work carefully (maybe some...

Choose the volunteer work carefully (maybe some here know to recommend one?). Some volunteer organizers are just glorified tourist agencies, and volunteer pays at every turn during the exotic...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-03-2019
Replies: 13
Views: 595
Posted By jarski
Watched both interviews. Quite a balancing act...

Watched both interviews. Quite a balancing act they have had to keep doing past 10-15 years. Wish them luck in future, seems uncertainties continue in supplier side.
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 04-02-2019
Replies: 264
Views: 18,947
Posted By jarski
Thanks op for letting us know. Like others, am...

Thanks op for letting us know. Like others, am sad to learn about this. Hope he is not in great pains :(
Forum: Travel 04-01-2019
Replies: 209
Views: 8,214
Posted By jarski
These might not be concern to everyone, but when...

These might not be concern to everyone, but when traveling, am appreciating simplicity one brand of camera(s) give: colors in all shots are made with same (or very similar) processing, thus having...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 03-30-2019
Replies: 8
Views: 409
Posted By jarski
Yes, has todo a lot where one lives. My bag...

Yes, has todo a lot where one lives. My bag comment was that am using them almost daily, while trying to prevent street dust coming in. As a storage, bag is not best of places in humid climate.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 03-29-2019
Replies: 8
Views: 409
Posted By jarski
On digital, dust will eventually always find a...

On digital, dust will eventually always find a way on sensor. Been on long trip with two Sony's (a6000 & a6300). Never took lenses off and tried to be careful to bag cameras when not using, and...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 03-25-2019
Replies: 170
Views: 85,150
Posted By jarski
Am glad that am mostly blind to different defects...

Am glad that am mostly blind to different defects (aberrations, distortions..) of these modern lenses. They account less than 1% of "worthiness" of a photo, least for me. Been using Nokton on M8, but...
Forum: Travel 03-24-2019
Replies: 209
Views: 8,214
Posted By jarski
Agreed whole half year could easily be spent in...

Agreed whole half year could easily be spent in India alone, but perhaps limit the visit to some part of it, for example Rajasthan. Or, since op is retired, take a full year instead? :p
Forum: Travel 03-23-2019
Replies: 209
Views: 8,214
Posted By jarski
Christmas time in Israel would be unforgettable...

Christmas time in Israel would be unforgettable experience! You could stay in Bethlehem (near Jerusalem) for eve. Jerusalem is good this time as well, for instance Via Dolorosa and Church of Holy...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 03-22-2019
Replies: 30
Views: 1,013
Posted By jarski
I'd keep only ones you really notice difference...

I'd keep only ones you really notice difference in output, and/or provide some special feat. you appreciate. Perhaps Elmar for travel and Sonnar or Artisans for special situations?
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-21-2019
Replies: 68
Views: 1,407
Posted By jarski
Am keeping my cameras on continuous shooting, at...

Am keeping my cameras on continuous shooting, at their slowest pace (which is still more than plentiful). Am usually shooting one shot per scene but if situation warrants, sometimes burst of 5-6 max....
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 03-19-2019
Replies: 48
Views: 2,273
Posted By jarski
This might answer some questions asked here...

This might answer some questions asked here https://petapixel.com/2019/03/18/the-winning-photo-of-the-120k-hipa-prize-was-apparently-staged/
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 03-19-2019
Replies: 373
Views: 41,888
Posted By jarski
Wow didn't know you were carrying that big...

Wow didn't know you were carrying that big Summicron also. Book or print project would be cool to see.



Ouch! Didn't that make you wary? I got attacked once and its effect was that am more cautious...
Forum: Travel 03-18-2019
Replies: 20
Views: 1,007
Posted By jarski
Those 'stan countries have long fascinated me...

Those 'stan countries have long fascinated me also, no doubt there's lots to explore (and shoot). Getting first hand information from other women who already been there is probably best, to answer...
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 03-18-2019
Replies: 373
Views: 41,888
Posted By jarski
Drowned dogs. Its harsh, but people like to pet...

Drowned dogs. Its harsh, but people like to pet local dogs and give them food leftovers. This leads to lot new puppies, that someone has to get rid of, otherwise there's even more dogs on streets....
Forum: Travel 03-17-2019
Replies: 336
Views: 42,874
Posted By jarski
Great photography here again. Just arrived to...

Great photography here again. Just arrived to Mrauk U after arduous bus trip. Hope the agony was worth it :)
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-17-2019
Replies: 212
Views: 8,002
Posted By jarski
F801 has been mentioned. I think its loudness...

F801 has been mentioned. I think its loudness deserves a special mention also :p

One sleeper to be rediscovered is EOS mid-range 30V/33V. These were released only in 2004.
Forum: Travel 03-13-2019
Replies: 209
Views: 8,214
Posted By jarski
Am currently traveling with iPad, but its not...

Am currently traveling with iPad, but its not real substitute for a computer. Apple has kept OS intentionally limited, its good for reading and watching videos, but not for "real" computing. Am...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-12-2019
Replies: 30
Views: 1,560
Posted By jarski
Agreed with comments on unusual color choices...

Agreed with comments on unusual color choices above.

Maybe just me, but as potential buyer, am also little cautious if seller tells he/she changed the leather personally. Not knowing how well they...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 02-26-2019
Replies: 99
Views: 3,078
Posted By jarski
Completely agree, wonder how did we went this...

Completely agree, wonder how did we went this direction...

Although its funny exercise to think a HCB's version of soldier hopping over the puddle in Normandy, in a hail of bullets :rolleyes:
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 02-25-2019
Replies: 99
Views: 3,078
Posted By jarski
Despite some criticizing this comment, am...

Despite some criticizing this comment, am agreeing, from my subjective and limited perspective.
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 02-19-2019
Replies: 45
Views: 1,966
Posted By jarski
Methinks it's understandable Capa was in and out...

Methinks it's understandable Capa was in and out as fast as he could, to provide least some photographic material for such a historic event. After he had sent first rolls for developing, he had...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 02-18-2019
Replies: 45
Views: 1,966
Posted By jarski
Yes this is unfortunately common. Interesting...

Yes this is unfortunately common.

Interesting article nevertheless, thanks for op letting us know about it.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 02-17-2019
Replies: 97
Views: 4,450
Posted By jarski
Here's a vid I learned about the new and used...

Here's a vid I learned about the new and used camera shopping from Japan https://youtu.be/iqyFuf9_sd8
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 02-16-2019
Replies: 97
Views: 4,450
Posted By jarski
These turn heads every time they take a picture :p

These turn heads every time they take a picture :p
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 02-15-2019
Replies: 97
Views: 4,450
Posted By jarski
Search Japanese eBay, many excellent condition...

Search Japanese eBay, many excellent condition Nikons there, not only F6 but also F5 and older models. Just prepare to pay customs fees when package enters Europe.
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 02-13-2019
Replies: 58
Views: 1,904
Posted By jarski
Bob's comment reminded me of this video...

Bob's comment reminded me of this video https://youtu.be/QvYsw8f77RY

eBay sellers seem to face similar problems :)
Forum: Sony Alpha Mirrorless - All Models 02-12-2019
Replies: 62
Views: 6,416
Posted By jarski
I've had somewhat mixed results. Sometimes when...

I've had somewhat mixed results. Sometimes when trying to focus less contrasty point in view, peaking does not always show it correctly. This slows you down quite a lot. (been using apsc models, not...
Forum: CSC : Digital Compact System Cameras - 02-10-2019
Replies: 116
Views: 5,281
Posted By jarski
Those lens systems are for SLR. Topic is about...

Those lens systems are for SLR. Topic is about Canon mirrorless.
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 02-10-2019
Replies: 58
Views: 1,904
Posted By jarski
OP, how bout dedicated old laptop just to run...

OP, how bout dedicated old laptop just to run your favorite scanner software? Just scan into USB drive and when done, proceed with your new PC?
Forum: CSC : Digital Compact System Cameras - 02-09-2019
Replies: 116
Views: 5,281
Posted By jarski
Will be interesting see what Canon do with apsc...

Will be interesting see what Canon do with apsc line. Sony seems determined to keep theirs alive, a6400 just being announced. Canons two mirrorless systems cannot share lenses like Sony.
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-07-2019
Replies: 17
Views: 830
Posted By jarski
Podcasts app has whole series about the topic....

Podcasts app has whole series about the topic. Search: The Jazz Loft Radio Series.

YouTube link is dead here as well.
Forum: CSC : Digital Compact System Cameras - 02-06-2019
Replies: 116
Views: 5,281
Posted By jarski
Methinks manufactures will soon rediscover them,...

Methinks manufactures will soon rediscover them, once current "make it as big as you like, as long as its fast" trend has been exhausted.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-06-2019
Replies: 52
Views: 1,815
Posted By jarski
"KPP2 that acquired Kodak Alaris from Eastman...

"KPP2 that acquired Kodak Alaris from Eastman Kodak for $325 million in 2013."

If it is sold now for ~34 million, pretty bad investment.
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-05-2019
Replies: 70
Views: 2,138
Posted By jarski
Guess am one of those educated by Internet,...

Guess am one of those educated by Internet, regarding cameras and photography. This meant lot of wading through different brands and kinds of equipment. Had I been directed to one path by someone...
Forum: Optics Theory - 02-04-2019
Replies: 57
Views: 2,834
Posted By jarski
Now, what is APO then, in layman's terms? :)

Now, what is APO then, in layman's terms? :)
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-02-2019
Replies: 71
Views: 1,529
Posted By jarski
Am expecting short lifespan for my photos after...

Am expecting short lifespan for my photos after me, be they printed or digital. Currently am keeping all in a cloud, so I can return to them whenever feeling like. If they were in a hard drives...
Forum: RFF Polls 01-30-2019
Replies: 66
Views: 3,104
Posted By jarski
I'm awaiting third poll :D

I'm awaiting third poll :D
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-27-2019
Replies: 24
Views: 850
Posted By jarski
This was my thought as well when reading op....

This was my thought as well when reading op. There was one camera where sensor&lens module was swappable from rest of the body, iirc it wasn't huge success.
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 01-26-2019
Replies: 4
Views: 568
Posted By jarski
There’s pay wall awaiting behind the link.

There’s pay wall awaiting behind the link.
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 01-25-2019
Replies: 50
Views: 1,613
Posted By jarski
Olympus is probably under the pressure of...

Olympus is probably under the pressure of delivering bigger sensor system to complement their lineup. Its hard to imagine them staying in m43 only. Speaking of which, where's Pentax? :D
Forum: RFF News 01-23-2019
Replies: 25
Views: 1,303
Posted By jarski
My impression as well. After quick googling looks...

My impression as well. After quick googling looks like M50 was best selling mirrorless in Japan 2018.
Forum: RFF News 01-22-2019
Replies: 25
Views: 1,303
Posted By jarski
I really like Canon solution to reduce dust on...

I really like Canon solution to reduce dust on sensor on R. Wish other makers follow the example.
Forum: RFF News 01-21-2019
Replies: 25
Views: 1,303
Posted By jarski
Yes, and dual card slots.

Yes, and dual card slots.
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 01-18-2019
Replies: 95
Views: 3,751
Posted By jarski
Then thereís the nostalgia aspect also. World...

Then thereís the nostalgia aspect also. World looked different back in -30s, -50s or even -70s. That canít be brought back with any technology, besides time machine :D
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 01-14-2019
Replies: 78
Views: 2,635
Posted By jarski
Zooms are coming to phones, here’s recent news:...

Zooms are coming to phones, here’s recent news: https://www.dpreview.com/news/5618578510/oppo-to-announce-10x-lossless-smartphone-zoom-camera

Methinks there’s parallels with this gradual progress in...
Forum: Sony RX Series 01-08-2019
Replies: 20
Views: 1,383
Posted By jarski
It's weird the older rx1 still holds the price,...

It's weird the older rx1 still holds the price, almost Leica-like. It can't be the sensor (first a7 series can be had for much less), the lens must be amazing.
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-29-2018
Replies: 70
Views: 1,483
Posted By jarski
Taking photos in northern Vietnam, using two...

Taking photos in northern Vietnam, using two Sony's: a6000 w/ 10-18 and a6300 w/ 55-210. Lightweight kit to carry, couldn't imagine doing same with dSLRs. Some fast prime would be nice also, but I...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-22-2018
Replies: 23
Views: 926
Posted By jarski
Sounds gloomy. Here's another angle: most likely...

Sounds gloomy. Here's another angle: most likely their kids have flown away from the nest long ago and support themselves. Mom&pop are gradually downsizing business and are already thinking more...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-14-2018
Replies: 37
Views: 1,134
Posted By jarski
Changing lenses on street is cumbersome and can...

Changing lenses on street is cumbersome and can add dust to sensor. Enough reasons for me to prefer zooms, especially on longer trips. Camera processing easily corrects most distortions zooms have...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-13-2018
Replies: 22
Views: 686
Posted By jarski
There are many variables to making a good print,...

There are many variables to making a good print, and image resolution (megapixels) is one of them.

I wandered around India with 1D Mark II N back in winter 11-12. Heavy beast to lug there, but am...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 12-12-2018
Replies: 78
Views: 2,635
Posted By jarski
Am leaning to this direction as well. It's good...

Am leaning to this direction as well. It's good enough for shots in good light, and most likely first device on your hand when something photo worthy happens. Otoh am glad not shooting much with...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 12-09-2018
Replies: 78
Views: 2,635
Posted By jarski
Good write up about state of phone industry...

Good write up about state of phone industry currently...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 12-05-2018
Replies: 79
Views: 2,290
Posted By jarski
I think Bob asked for critique of his photo...

I think Bob asked for critique of his photo series, not to become a spokes person of Cuban cockfighting tradition. It is what it is, and this thread is about documenting it.
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 12-04-2018
Replies: 79
Views: 2,290
Posted By jarski
This photo raised my curiosity as well, about the...

This photo raised my curiosity as well, about the details. How can animal like rooster know itís being armed more than what nature provides? Are they trained somehow? Some more details beside the...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 12-04-2018
Replies: 79
Views: 2,290
Posted By jarski
I don't think it doesn't trying to be anything,...

I don't think it doesn't trying to be anything, but is neutral. What other approach would there be, besides Western moral police waving a finger?
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 12-03-2018
Replies: 79
Views: 2,290
Posted By jarski
Interesting story and photos, thanks.

Interesting story and photos, thanks.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-02-2018
Replies: 790
Views: 116,280
Posted By jarski
Hope your Ha Giang photos won’t start to...

Hope your Ha Giang photos won’t start to disappear, or here. You are aware deletion of photos?

Btw. I just finished the loop (just booked guesthouse back in Ha Giang town, still have scooter to...
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 11-25-2018
Replies: 19
Views: 1,046
Posted By jarski
Don't we have enough of these super speed...

Don't we have enough of these super speed normals? Both new and used, modern and vintage.
Forum: RFF News 11-12-2018
Replies: 151
Views: 8,570
Posted By jarski
Epson RD1 users finally have viable upgrade path?...

Epson RD1 users finally have viable upgrade path? :rolleyes:
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-11-2018
Replies: 166
Views: 4,800
Posted By jarski
Don't know why it is, but I've noticed the same....

Don't know why it is, but I've noticed the same. Once something is shown to others, it's easier to view it more objectively also personally, even if nobody comments anything.
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-07-2018
Replies: 166
Views: 4,800
Posted By jarski
This was just in the news...

This was just in the news https://www.dpreview.com/news/3023236732/flickr-is-sparing-creative-commons-non-profits-from-the-new-1-000-image-cap
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-06-2018
Replies: 166
Views: 4,800
Posted By jarski
Iirc that’s how Flickr also used to work, once...

Iirc that’s how Flickr also used to work, once the pro subscription expired (prior the 1tb era they are now undoing).
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 11-03-2018
Replies: 445
Views: 13,934
Posted By jarski
ok thx for clarifying.. I thought it served the...

ok thx for clarifying.. I thought it served the same purpose on both. using the thing for mere thumb rest does sound quite weird decision. but would be nice to try in real life how it works.
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 11-02-2018
Replies: 445
Views: 13,934
Posted By jarski
Nice new camera from Leica. Don’t get what mic...

Nice new camera from Leica. Don’t get what mic drop moment this supposed to be.. Didn’t Epson rangefinder have same faux film wind thingy and every now and then it’s lauded here on RFF.

I like the...
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-02-2018
Replies: 166
Views: 4,800
Posted By jarski
Google Photos is personal storage in cloud, for...

Google Photos is personal storage in cloud, for instance your Android phone might try to push photos into there. Its also part of Google Drive storage plan, so photos share same space with emails...
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-02-2018
Replies: 166
Views: 4,800
Posted By jarski
We should know by now how well this is going to...

We should know by now how well this is going to go..
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-01-2018
Replies: 166
Views: 4,800
Posted By jarski
Same. Flickr has one purpose for me still, to...

Same. Flickr has one purpose for me still, to host and share photos to forums that don't do this well, e.g here in RFF. That is around two photos a year :p
Forum: Travel 10-12-2018
Replies: 32
Views: 986
Posted By jarski
:confused: did you check the link? cheapest...

:confused: did you check the link? cheapest option is 1TB for $150. with 200 dollars you can have 3TB of space.
Forum: Travel 10-12-2018
Replies: 32
Views: 986
Posted By jarski
I would choose this:...

I would choose this: https://www.wdc.com/products/portable-storage/my-passport-wireless-pro.html

main benefit being, no computer needed. the device either automatically downloads files from sd-card,...
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 10-08-2018
Replies: 54
Views: 2,226
Posted By jarski
Direct light while reading something not too...

Direct light while reading something not too demanding? Solution: sunglasses :cool:
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-07-2018
Replies: 55
Views: 1,891
Posted By jarski
Ben Horne. He reviews large format photo gear...

Ben Horne. He reviews large format photo gear (that am not using, but find still interesting). Most of his vids are about the trips he does to national parks in West USA.
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-05-2018
Replies: 100
Views: 2,835
Posted By jarski
Same here. That’s good cash towards a car or...

Same here. That’s good cash towards a car or motorbike. Or long trip somewhere.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 10-04-2018
Replies: 21
Views: 1,106
Posted By jarski
Saving for SD Quattro for L mount. Hope Sigma...

Saving for SD Quattro for L mount. Hope Sigma keep the price around same level than current models. Sigmas usual handicaps like slow focusing would not bother with M lens. + I read their focus...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-03-2018
Replies: 55
Views: 1,891
Posted By jarski
Yes. Some of his philosophy vids are golden. I...

Yes. Some of his philosophy vids are golden. I think one of great things about YouTube and similar platforms is that shy and introverted people also can have their voice heard. Before one had to be...
Forum: Digital Compacts 09-30-2018
Replies: 125
Views: 4,668
Posted By jarski
don't all the current camera models provide this...

don't all the current camera models provide this already? and many also in-camera raw editing, e.g Fuji models.

will be interesting to see if Android OS is left open for app store downloads, e.g....
Forum: Digital Compacts 09-27-2018
Replies: 40
Views: 1,940
Posted By jarski
Methinks Fuji currently has this best covered. It...

Methinks Fuji currently has this best covered. It makes big cameras for those who need them, but also smaller apsc system who need smaller kit.
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 09-27-2018
Replies: 85
Views: 4,372
Posted By jarski
Leica is clever reusing their previous...

Leica is clever reusing their previous generation sensor and electronics, inside a new body shell.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 09-27-2018
Replies: 11
Views: 821
Posted By jarski
:eek: that is epic indeed!

:eek: that is epic indeed!
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 09-26-2018
Replies: 39
Views: 1,556
Posted By jarski
Since the topic is L-mount alliance, I donít feel...

Since the topic is L-mount alliance, I donít feel obligated of talking about iPhones.
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 09-26-2018
Replies: 39
Views: 1,556
Posted By jarski
just noticed this as well. cool times :) am...

just noticed this as well. cool times :)

am curious what will happen to IR-filter arrangement of older SD cameras. new L-mount may not provide enough depth for it (?)
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 09-25-2018
Replies: 39
Views: 1,556
Posted By jarski
would be nice if remaining makers, Olympus and...

would be nice if remaining makers, Olympus and Ricoh/Pentax would join the L-mount alliance as well. no more new mounts thank you :)
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 09-25-2018
Replies: 39
Views: 1,556
Posted By jarski
full frame Foveon using L-mount, easily adapted...

full frame Foveon using L-mount, easily adapted for M-glass. anyone interested? (besides me :D )
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 09-24-2018
Replies: 32
Views: 1,337
Posted By jarski
24 is first usable wide for me, but would also...

24 is first usable wide for me, but would also prefer even wider like 20ish.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 09-23-2018
Replies: 62
Views: 4,167
Posted By jarski
guess one measure these days of how good a movie...

guess one measure these days of how good a movie is, is that do you feel like taking a phone and check something else while watching it. think I checked my phone once while watching the Kodachrome,...
Forum: Panasonic S1 S1 R L Mount cameras 09-20-2018
Replies: 41
Views: 2,664
Posted By jarski
I also read Panasonic might be using Leica SL...

I also read Panasonic might be using Leica SL mount, but not that Sigma would have anything todo with that.

Sigma has been said to be re-working their Art lenses for mirrorless. Maybe they have...
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-11-2018
Replies: 91
Views: 2,936
Posted By jarski
Am somewhat jaded. But it’s more todo with being...

Am somewhat jaded. But it’s more todo with being old to this hobby (seen announcements like this already many times), than something missing or wrong with these new systems. I suspect younger crowd...
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 09-11-2018
Replies: 3
Views: 870
Posted By jarski
Good point in article: why spend time and money...

Good point in article: why spend time and money in increasingly competitive full frame mirrorless segment, when they don’t have existing lens systems to support. Go bigger like Fuji did.
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 09-08-2018
Replies: 28
Views: 978
Posted By jarski
10mp of M8 feels very low these days, least to me...

10mp of M8 feels very low these days, least to me personally (and I know some here strongly object :) ).
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-08-2018
Replies: 49
Views: 1,753
Posted By jarski
As European, I don't get it. Is there something...

As European, I don't get it. Is there something controversial in "Make America Nineteen Fifties Again"?
Forum: Fuji Digital General Discussion 09-06-2018
Replies: 15
Views: 920
Posted By jarski
I was quite surprised it came now, thought it...

I was quite surprised it came now, thought it could take another year or two. so is XPro 3 behind the corner also? :)
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 09-05-2018
Replies: 63
Views: 2,180
Posted By jarski
nice detail about new Canon is that it protects...

nice detail about new Canon is that it protects the sensor for lens changes. finally less stress about changing lenses in a dusty environment!
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 09-05-2018
Replies: 63
Views: 2,180
Posted By jarski
Canon and Nikon bosses must sync there product...

Canon and Nikon bosses must sync there product development and announcements. They sometimes announced competing dSLR models almost the same time, like with D600 and 6D. But now they introduce whole...
Forum: Nikon Mirrorless 08-29-2018
Replies: 273
Views: 12,772
Posted By jarski
So, will Nikon sell also S to Z adapter? Havenít...

So, will Nikon sell also S to Z adapter? Havenít seen it mentioned. I think they should :rolleyes:
Forum: Nikon Mirrorless 08-22-2018
Replies: 273
Views: 12,772
Posted By jarski
Nice new cameras, my initial impression is...

Nice new cameras, my initial impression is positive. This will be first mirrorless system that doesn’t have smaller apsc sibling. Will be also interesting how dslr market will behave from now on. Dpr...
Forum: Hardware / Computers / Drives / etc 08-22-2018
Replies: 34
Views: 1,761
Posted By jarski
yes, I was careful to get this exact...

yes, I was careful to get this exact version.

btw. watching photos on it is so much nicer than from phone screen :)
Forum: Hardware / Computers / Drives / etc 08-22-2018
Replies: 34
Views: 1,761
Posted By jarski
Got recently iPad (non pro). It will be a...

Got recently iPad (non pro). It will be a supplement to my computer, so didn't choose the pro version. Am excited to try Apple Pencil, it will be next on the buy list.
Forum: Nikon Mirrorless 08-21-2018
Replies: 273
Views: 12,772
Posted By jarski
This could potentially be a problem to VR-headset...

This could potentially be a problem to VR-headset manufacturers. Those devices are to be held in front of eyes for long periods. But who peers through camera evf like that? Don’t think even...
Forum: Zeiss Contax 08-20-2018
Replies: 56
Views: 1,682
Posted By jarski
hi Ricky. I went your place last year. shame you...

hi Ricky. I went your place last year. shame you werent there then...
Forum: Zeiss Contax 08-19-2018
Replies: 56
Views: 1,682
Posted By jarski
I went there using phone as my wide, and a6000...

I went there using phone as my wide, and a6000 with 55-210. Combo worked reasonably well.

It's amazing place with lots to explore. Two weeks will be gone fast.

edit: had also near disaster...
Forum: Fuji X Series 08-13-2018
Replies: 31
Views: 1,536
Posted By jarski
Local auction site has XE2 for 200eur and been...

Local auction site has XE2 for 200eur and been resisting (am using Sony gear). This thread came out wrong time :D
Forum: Large Format Film RF 08-04-2018
Replies: 53
Views: 2,304
Posted By jarski
been following this (https://www.benhorne.com/)...

been following this (https://www.benhorne.com/) modern day Ansel Adams on youtube. he uses large format, intrepid among other gear.

large format lens prices no doubt will jump, as the medium becomes...
Forum: Nikon Mirrorless 07-30-2018
Replies: 273
Views: 12,772
Posted By jarski
:confused: . Edit: sry for short post but...

:confused: .

Edit: sry for short post but am not getting what's this "gap" between programmes.
Forum: Nikon Mirrorless 07-30-2018
Replies: 273
Views: 12,772
Posted By jarski
Interesting. Until now I always thought Sony E...

Interesting. Until now I always thought Sony E mount was actually pretty good, allowing easy adapting etc. Now am reading here it's too narrow.
Forum: Nikon Mirrorless 07-26-2018
Replies: 273
Views: 12,772
Posted By jarski
Finally! Great news :)

Finally! Great news :)
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-05-2018
Replies: 50
Views: 1,698
Posted By jarski
agreed. gadgets take attention from where it...

agreed. gadgets take attention from where it should be. another railway pun: asleep at the switch (https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/asleep_at_the_switch) :)
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-04-2018
Replies: 50
Views: 1,698
Posted By jarski
How bout your phone with good protective case on...

How bout your phone with good protective case on it? :)
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 07-04-2018
Replies: 10
Views: 822
Posted By jarski
My advice would be to focus on WordPress route,...

My advice would be to focus on WordPress route, and making buying experience convenient. It's easy to open Flickr etc. if you later feel it's needed. But doing it first is not progressing with your...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-28-2018
Replies: 21
Views: 1,022
Posted By jarski
Buyers have less tolerance for small nicks and...

Buyers have less tolerance for small nicks and scratches these days. Everything should look like new even when 50+ years old.
Forum: Sony RX Series 06-10-2018
Replies: 6
Views: 1,266
Posted By jarski
Same zoom range than original RX10. Used that...

Same zoom range than original RX10. Used that camera some years but started to dislike it, especially the motor zoom (which was slow and usually in opposite end where you needed it, in power up).
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 06-05-2018
Replies: 6
Views: 576
Posted By jarski
Sounds like something is wrong in your lens. Am...

Sounds like something is wrong in your lens. Am having the same and focusing is just as smooth regardless is it mounted or not. Am bit sceptical diy lubricating it would solve the problem you...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-02-2018
Replies: 39
Views: 1,602
Posted By jarski
Interesting. Serial 1164865 of this camera...

Interesting. Serial 1164865 of this camera differs with one listed in Leica Pocket Book: "production ceased 1966 at number 1158995.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-27-2018
Replies: 151
Views: 7,996
Posted By jarski
:confused: am still happily using 12yo Leica M8,...

:confused: am still happily using 12yo Leica M8, and keeping eye on 9yo M9 prices.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-27-2018
Replies: 409
Views: 18,780
Posted By jarski
interesting to compare shots on same film type,...

interesting to compare shots on same film type, how lenses obviously have gotten sharper over time.
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 05-23-2018
Replies: 1
Views: 846
Posted By jarski
M8(.2) usually sell around 800-1200usd/eur. dont...

M8(.2) usually sell around 800-1200usd/eur. dont think your camera has any rarity value in it, am having similar. yes it does brass nicely.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-18-2018
Replies: 409
Views: 18,780
Posted By jarski
some great photos here. out of curiosity, I did...

some great photos here. out of curiosity, I did shoot few rolls in 2009, but dont think any of those are worthy of sharing. it was dark winter time, and slow film was mostly underexposed... new movie...
Forum: Help / Feedback forum 05-05-2018
Replies: 2
Views: 593
Posted By jarski
forum search is flawed and usually "finds"...

forum search is flawed and usually "finds" something remotely related to the search term.

Google "site:rangefinderforum.com term" works also in Android Chrome.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-22-2018
Replies: 62
Views: 4,167
Posted By jarski
did someone watch the movie? how is it? no...

did someone watch the movie? how is it? no spoilers pls :)
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 04-21-2018
Replies: 76
Views: 4,398
Posted By jarski
never tried SmugMug, but now checking their site,...

never tried SmugMug, but now checking their site, they dont have free option at all? even basic plan costs something. anyways, I think this is good news for Flickr.
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 04-08-2018
Replies: 207
Views: 9,475
Posted By jarski
Of all the M3 images online, the dude end up...

Of all the M3 images online, the dude end up stealing KRs. A proof of Kens SEO skills :D
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 04-08-2018
Replies: 2,715
Views: 796,928
Posted By jarski
there's something appealing in the design of...

there's something appealing in the design of those early Contax S/D/Pentacon SLRs! but I guess they are troublesome to use and unreliable (never had one myself). wish its re-done as kickstarter...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-31-2018
Replies: 224
Views: 14,667
Posted By jarski
It can't be used because we don't know which...

It can't be used because we don't know which developer was used in it :p
Forum: Hardware / Computers / Drives / etc 03-29-2018
Replies: 7
Views: 976
Posted By jarski
New entry level iPad was just released btw, first...

New entry level iPad was just released btw, first non-Pro model with stylus support.
Forum: Hardware / Computers / Drives / etc 03-28-2018
Replies: 7
Views: 976
Posted By jarski
Both have great stylus support that Macs won't...

Both have great stylus support that Macs won't have at all. You would need separate Wacom or similar drawing pad.

I'd choose Surface Pro for traveling, it's also cheaper (and less powerful) than...
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 03-24-2018
Replies: 71
Views: 4,533
Posted By jarski
wow what a hate fest going on here... he comments...

wow what a hate fest going on here... he comments choice of leather in later part of video. did anybody actually watch it?
Forum: Fuji Digital General Discussion 03-21-2018
Replies: 46
Views: 2,524
Posted By jarski
Quite a timing for this thread, considering the...

Quite a timing for this thread, considering the uproar about FB ongoing in news :D
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-19-2018
Replies: 209
Views: 16,231
Posted By jarski
In RFF I like make my avatars from old Leica user...

In RFF I like make my avatars from old Leica user manuals. been having couple over the years.
Forum: Tom Abrahamsson of RapidWinder.com 03-19-2018
Replies: 32
Views: 5,217
Posted By jarski
was quite surprised recently when I found this....

was quite surprised recently when I found this. here's vid from 2014 Tom presenting Voigtlšnder adapters: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fc5FqNIB5rc
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