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Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 03-28-2014
Replies: 50
Views: 3,996
Posted By jippiejee
It's actually a very good question. I always...

It's actually a very good question. I always think of my lens hood as protective, but then at concerts I'm usually the one searching the floor for my hood since it easily comes off after bumping into...
Forum: Travel 03-28-2014
Replies: 52
Views: 4,462
Posted By jippiejee
Surprised nobody has mentioned Morocco yet....

Surprised nobody has mentioned Morocco yet. Probably as colorful and photogenic as Cuba. The medina of Fes, the ocean port of Essaouira. Can't fail there with a camera on you.
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-18-2014
Replies: 53
Views: 4,183
Posted By jippiejee
I like it when they try to ruin a photo... and...

I like it when they try to ruin a photo... and add some mystique by pointing the sun at me with a mirror... :)

https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8085/8453972172_7ca9b36920_o.jpg...
Forum: Photo Software 03-18-2014
Replies: 13
Views: 3,834
Posted By jippiejee
SEP used to be us$199, so it's still a good deal...

SEP used to be us$199, so it's still a good deal if you like what it does.
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 03-18-2014
Replies: 2,407
Views: 350,716
Posted By jippiejee
Received today: the christmas tree bucket and...

Received today: the christmas tree bucket

and this great new publication by Martin Parr and Gerry Badger: The Photobook, a history vol. III...
Forum: Travel 03-07-2014
Replies: 110
Views: 11,582
Posted By jippiejee
So glad Gdańsk got picked... :)

So glad Gdańsk got picked... :)
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-07-2014
Replies: 192
Views: 30,614
Posted By jippiejee
http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7416/12990286774_d75...

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7416/12990286774_d75fa50b3e_b.jpg (http://flic.kr/p/kMUBFC)
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 02-28-2014
Replies: 25
Views: 3,906
Posted By jippiejee
I'm tired of all these blogs comparing apples and...

I'm tired of all these blogs comparing apples and potatoes for traffic.

If you like your digital photography experience to be close to your rangefinder film shooting, try Leica...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-28-2014
Replies: 18
Views: 2,178
Posted By jippiejee
Reminds me of the idiocy around the Miles Davis...

Reminds me of the idiocy around the Miles Davis cover case of Jay Maisel.

Kind of screwed (http://waxy.org/2011/06/kind_of_screwed/)

Culture is full of cross-references.
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 02-27-2014
Replies: 90
Views: 13,479
Posted By jippiejee
Yep, but without the anti-aliasing filter it's...

Yep, but without the anti-aliasing filter it's also shockingly sharp. Always amazed by the amount of detail...

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7053/6940956411_8eedd30599_b.jpg...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 02-27-2014
Replies: 90
Views: 13,479
Posted By jippiejee
I foresee a true revival of the M8! :) Enjoy,...

I foresee a true revival of the M8! :) Enjoy, Helen.
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 02-26-2014
Replies: 83
Views: 7,644
Posted By jippiejee
In discussions about the choice for b/w and...

In discussions about the choice for b/w and colour, I usually make the analogy of charcoal sketches vs oil paintings. Both beautiful media: the first with its emphasis on structure and composition,...
Forum: RFF Polls 02-24-2014
Replies: 187
Views: 12,460
Posted By jippiejee
Been preparing for a trip to Dubai next week,...

Been preparing for a trip to Dubai next week, visiting an old friend, even bought new specs today and an international driver's license. Drinking a glass of Glen Talloch whiskey...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 02-24-2014
Replies: 269
Views: 247,654
Posted By jippiejee
Maybe that's the point. I know more photographers...

Maybe that's the point. I know more photographers picking up painting again after reaching a certain level of recognition.
Forum: Travel 02-24-2014
Replies: 11
Views: 1,717
Posted By jippiejee
Happy to see Gdańsk doing so well! Count me in.

Happy to see Gdańsk doing so well! Count me in.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 02-23-2014
Replies: 9
Views: 1,229
Posted By jippiejee
I've never tried compressed files, but isn't...

I've never tried compressed files, but isn't having more raw data depth to work with better in post? Isn't that the whole point of shooting raw vs jpegs too?
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 02-23-2014
Replies: 90
Views: 13,479
Posted By jippiejee
Don't worry about all the negativity posted...

Don't worry about all the negativity posted usually, and yes it can be a llittle quirky, but you'll love the M8 when you see the base iso files from it. It often reminds me of kodachrome. Enjoy!
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 02-23-2014
Replies: 9
Views: 1,229
Posted By jippiejee
I understood that compressed dng's on the M9...

I understood that compressed dng's on the M9 reduce the output to 8-bit files (like jpegs) vs the normal 14-bit raw files of uncompressed dng's. The latter files will give you much more leeway when...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-23-2014
Replies: 12,080
Views: 4,436,827
Posted By jippiejee
http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5188/5657126423_81b5...

http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5188/5657126423_81b5294f4d_b.jpg (http://flic.kr/p/9BUfAt)
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-20-2014
Replies: 422
Views: 60,095
Posted By jippiejee
http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8521/8518954723_0fba...

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8521/8518954723_0fbab33a7e_b.jpg (http://flic.kr/p/dYMSrH)
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 02-19-2014
Replies: 64
Views: 6,994
Posted By jippiejee
Jeebus, I thought this was a rangefinder forum....

Jeebus, I thought this was a rangefinder forum. Look at all the 'get the auto-everything A7', 'stick to your dlsr', 'buy an all-AF fuji' advice in this thread. I'd assume you come to this forum...
Forum: Travel 02-18-2014
Replies: 100
Views: 8,226
Posted By jippiejee
I tend to not like places that charge €10 for a...

I tend to not like places that charge €10 for a beer... ;)
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 02-18-2014
Replies: 94
Views: 10,906
Posted By jippiejee
I consider the M8 a great camera for base-iso...

I consider the M8 a great camera for base-iso shooting. I've been getting great color files from it under daylight circumstances. So for street and travel photography, I see no reason to back out of...
Forum: Travel 02-17-2014
Replies: 100
Views: 8,226
Posted By jippiejee
Exactly. So even some French town might be more...

Exactly. So even some French town might be more expensive to reach and stay at than some place catered by Easyjet/Transavia budget airline.
Forum: Travel 02-17-2014
Replies: 100
Views: 8,226
Posted By jippiejee
You make it sound like Europe is a single...

You make it sound like Europe is a single place... when in reality we all need to travel quite a bit whatever the decided outcome.
Forum: Travel 02-17-2014
Replies: 100
Views: 8,226
Posted By jippiejee
One night in Arles, and getting there from...

One night in Arles, and getting there from anywhere in Europe, costs probably as much as flying to, and spending a whole week with accomodation, in the Mahreb. Photographically it's much more...
Forum: Travel 02-16-2014
Replies: 100
Views: 8,226
Posted By jippiejee
Why wouldn't europeans meet on some common...

Why wouldn't europeans meet on some common backyard grounds just outside their doorsteps? Northern Africa is covered by most budget airlines on top of that, and a fun change of the regular...
Forum: Sony Alpha Mirrorless - All Models 02-16-2014
Replies: 5
Views: 1,267
Posted By jippiejee
Roger Cicala is one of those very few that...

Roger Cicala is one of those very few that actually write interesting blog posts.
Forum: Travel 02-16-2014
Replies: 100
Views: 8,226
Posted By jippiejee
Around this time of year the light in Northern...

Around this time of year the light in Northern Africa is beautiful btw... anywhere in Morocco/Algeria would be great now too.

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8525/8452881117_b0b6816430_b.jpg...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 02-16-2014
Replies: 64
Views: 4,891
Posted By jippiejee
This wraps today's fish.

This wraps today's fish.
Forum: Travel 02-16-2014
Replies: 100
Views: 8,226
Posted By jippiejee
I like that Valletta, Malta suggestion a lot...

I like that Valletta, Malta suggestion a lot actually. Hostelworld.com suggests private rooms available from €15, so it doesn't have to be very expensive if you choose basic accomodation.
Forum: Travel 02-15-2014
Replies: 100
Views: 8,226
Posted By jippiejee
The problem with public holidays is that...

The problem with public holidays is that everything (tickets, accomodation) gets more expensive and more difficult to book with less choice. I'd prefer a regular weekend in April or May.
Forum: Optics Theory - 02-15-2014
Replies: 82
Views: 288,413
Posted By jippiejee
Large planes of the same flat colour towards the...

Large planes of the same flat colour towards the edges can be a tad boring... I like adding a little vignetting sometimes.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-14-2014
Replies: 16
Views: 1,884
Posted By jippiejee
The shop down my street offers a nice clean M2...

The shop down my street offers a nice clean M2 for €500 (http://mkoptics.net/m/product_info.php?cPath=5_31&products_id=7330&osCsid=3cc04300fdcb61dd50c73f24b6b6f058) right now...
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 02-13-2014
Replies: 2,407
Views: 350,716
Posted By jippiejee
Got 70s - photography and everyday life...

Got 70s - photography and everyday life (http://www.artbook.com/9788492498772.html) today as present.

The 70s includes about ten photographs by each of the selected artists: Alberto García-Alix,...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 02-13-2014
Replies: 55
Views: 6,380
Posted By jippiejee
Clearing shelves clears the mind. I've been...

Clearing shelves clears the mind. I've been selling what I no longer used, it's liberating really.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-12-2014
Replies: 48
Views: 3,170
Posted By jippiejee
That's what flickriver...

That's what flickriver (http://www.flickriver.com/photos/aad_b/popular-interesting/) is good at: sorting by most popular.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-12-2014
Replies: 12,080
Views: 4,436,827
Posted By jippiejee
I want to smoke what you guys are smoking... I...

I want to smoke what you guys are smoking... I seriously can't follow these associations.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-12-2014
Replies: 1,186
Views: 335,599
Posted By jippiejee
http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7444/12416207323_0c8...

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7444/12416207323_0c8f5a8feb_b.jpg (http://flic.kr/p/jVbiS4)
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 02-08-2014
Replies: 233
Views: 16,888
Posted By jippiejee
I scan with my Epson V700 and Silverfast, which...

I scan with my Epson V700 and Silverfast, which was included. Its film type presets give me pretty good results, that only need slight adjustments in LR or PS after scanning.
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 02-08-2014
Replies: 99
Views: 7,746
Posted By jippiejee
From the perspective of the image, I like how...

From the perspective of the image, I like how framing reality with a camera allows me to create relationships between unrelated elements in a frame, like building new narratives.

From a more...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 02-05-2014
Replies: 22
Views: 2,900
Posted By jippiejee
Hahahah... yes that settles this bs for once and...

Hahahah... yes that settles this bs for once and all. One more 'black and white captures the soul while color only shows the clothes' sort of pretentious nonsense and I'll turn this into a drinking...
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 02-05-2014
Replies: 2,407
Views: 350,716
Posted By jippiejee
I read it after so many people recommended it,...

I read it after so many people recommended it, and I feel your pain. It felt like swimming through a pool of verbal pudding. Maybe I'm just not smart enough to recognize its value. Or alternatively,...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-05-2014
Replies: 400
Views: 25,276
Posted By jippiejee
http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8104/8453971270_e3cd...

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8104/8453971270_e3cd0682d4_b.jpg (http://flic.kr/p/dT3P8m)
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 02-05-2014
Replies: 70
Views: 10,957
Posted By jippiejee
Maybe they should have hired you then for this...

Maybe they should have hired you then for this project. Based on an interview with Kaufmann:

"The black and white project devoured tens of millions of euros and tied one and a half years, a large...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 02-04-2014
Replies: 87
Views: 8,209
Posted By jippiejee
I rather see the rich invest in Leica than buying...

I rather see the rich invest in Leica than buying some sand island in the shape of their country off the Dubai coast. If these sort of collector series help to keep Leica as independent brand afloat,...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-04-2014
Replies: 103
Views: 11,703
Posted By jippiejee
lollipop

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7364/12310105095_0be239a8f2_b.jpg (http://flic.kr/p/jKNvni)
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 02-04-2014
Replies: 25
Views: 6,452
Posted By jippiejee
Yes, skip the background image. But it shows how...

Yes, skip the background image. But it shows how the framelines are identical, achieved by giving the M8 viewfinder a wider fov.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 02-04-2014
Replies: 25
Views: 6,452
Posted By jippiejee
No, they're...

No, they're identical!

M8:
http://i.imgur.com/QZDfotN.png

M9:
http://i.imgur.com/SjDRuzf.png
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-04-2014
Replies: 5,543
Views: 490,304
Posted By jippiejee
fez

From dull to colour in a couple of tannery baths... since the 11th century in the medina of Fez.

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7023/6635778051_043e7db5e0_b.jpg (http://flic.kr/p/b7o6Cp)
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 02-04-2014
Replies: 25
Views: 6,452
Posted By jippiejee
The physical framelines are identical, although...

The physical framelines are identical, although the M8 has got framelines for 24mm that are absent on the M9. The M8 viewfinder just has a wider fov to compensate for the crop factor.
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-04-2014
Replies: 55
Views: 6,213
Posted By jippiejee
the guitarist

http://farm3.staticflickr.com/2609/5819213014_62d2a49b3c_b.jpg (http://flic.kr/p/9SdZhS)

I was 15 years old when I won an essay contest by a shortwave radio station and was invited by SAUK/SABC to...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 02-03-2014
Replies: 58
Views: 9,193
Posted By jippiejee
I remember Chris to have replied to the 'Is...

I remember Chris to have replied to the 'Is inkjet printing the work of the devil?' post only two days ago.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 02-03-2014
Replies: 58
Views: 9,193
Posted By jippiejee
I really love its output. Black and white as well...

I really love its output. Black and white as well as color. Never seen self-made prints like these, might also have to do with the chroma optimizer layer printed on top of each print.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 02-03-2014
Replies: 58
Views: 9,193
Posted By jippiejee
That's not what I read when picking my pro-1...

That's not what I read when picking my pro-1 recently:

"The Pixma Pro-1 uses Canon's Lucia inks which, unlike more traditional photo printing ink systems, are pigment-based rather than dye-based."...
Forum: Travel 02-03-2014
Replies: 100
Views: 8,226
Posted By jippiejee
All these northern european cities are so similar...

All these northern european cities are so similar with same flintstones background loop... would prefer something with a bit more ottoman flavour, like Sarajevo... made it to the NYT top-10 hot...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-03-2014
Replies: 87
Views: 41,490
Posted By jippiejee
fez

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7167/6628363363_186dbe896c_b.jpg (http://flic.kr/p/b6J6uX)
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 02-03-2014
Replies: 58
Views: 9,193
Posted By jippiejee
Yes, bedrooms are overrated anyway... I'll get...

Yes, bedrooms are overrated anyway... I'll get myself one of those and sleep on the couch. :)
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 02-03-2014
Replies: 58
Views: 9,193
Posted By jippiejee
I recently acquired the Canon Pixma Pro-1 for...

I recently acquired the Canon Pixma Pro-1 for (A3+) printing, which contains 12 color LUCIA pigment inkset and includes 5 monochrome inks and a chroma optimizer. Five shades of black! I am very happy...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 02-01-2014
Replies: 25
Views: 6,452
Posted By jippiejee
I find the image quality of both cameras very...

I find the image quality of both cameras very close really, but enjoy the faster buffering of the M9, whereas the M8 can really slow you down when shooting series. As others have said already, I...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-01-2014
Replies: 12,080
Views: 4,436,827
Posted By jippiejee
pokhara

http://farm7.staticflickr.com/6007/5980291269_c9f03f5e2b_b.jpg (http://flic.kr/p/a7syfa)
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 01-31-2014
Replies: 8
Views: 1,138
Posted By jippiejee
Susan Lipper's work might be inspirational maybe....

Susan Lipper's work might be inspirational maybe. Her Grapevine series dived deep into the Appalachian communities.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-31-2014
Replies: 103
Views: 11,703
Posted By jippiejee
http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5518/12240354663_997...

http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5518/12240354663_997f72bcc9_b.jpg (http://flic.kr/p/jDD1ZD)
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 01-31-2014
Replies: 64
Views: 7,203
Posted By jippiejee
I live by a very simple principle in life: Trust...

I live by a very simple principle in life: Trust all joy. Maybe we should just stop judging each other (devil? is what I like diabolic suddenly?) on our processes and gear choices. We see the Fuji...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 01-31-2014
Replies: 64
Views: 7,203
Posted By jippiejee
I just stopped caring 'what would have been...

I just stopped caring 'what would have been possible had I still a darkroom studio' when my reality is that now my apartment is too tiny for one, just like I don't care how far a Porsche would get me...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-31-2014
Replies: 32
Views: 3,291
Posted By jippiejee
Close enough?...

Close enough? (http://mkoptics.net/m/product_info.php?cPath=5_30&products_id=2686&osCsid=3cc04300fdcb61dd50c73f24b6b6f058)

Or keep an eye on his listings...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-31-2014
Replies: 6
Views: 700
Posted By jippiejee
http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8364/8302990527_aedd...

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8364/8302990527_aedde1f3df_b.jpg (http://flic.kr/p/dDGZP6)
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-30-2014
Replies: 103
Views: 11,703
Posted By jippiejee
http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5544/10491158086_ea4...

http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5544/10491158086_ea41f4bb1c_b.jpg (http://flic.kr/p/gZ4VMY)

http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5534/10487079306_7b42ebb129_b.jpg (http://flic.kr/p/gYH2jb)

Which reminds me...
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-29-2014
Replies: 121
Views: 7,807
Posted By jippiejee
Nothing, where I live. This is supposed to be a...

Nothing, where I live. This is supposed to be a civil law issue.
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 01-29-2014
Replies: 49
Views: 3,581
Posted By jippiejee
Enjoyed reading this letter and that part...

Enjoyed reading this letter and that part especially. When tired of the chase, unsuccessful at that as usual, some of my best frames start to happen in front of me while having a smoke under a tree....
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-28-2014
Replies: 50
Views: 3,742
Posted By jippiejee
There's one here...

There's one here (http://link.marktplaats.nl/766506844) that includes a 50mm summicron for €3250 euro, but most M9's that I see locally are indeed more expensive than that.
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-28-2014
Replies: 121
Views: 7,807
Posted By jippiejee
In the case of Trey Ratcliiff: he allows free web...

In the case of Trey Ratcliiff: he allows free web posting of his work for non-commercial use, doesn't even care to watermark either, but he does send his attorneys after commercial parties infringing...
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-28-2014
Replies: 121
Views: 7,807
Posted By jippiejee
Very soon the web can be divided into two...

Very soon the web can be divided into two categories of photographers: those that strictly copyright their photos and demand payments for any use (aka known as 'heading for obscurity'), and those...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-27-2014
Replies: 1,137
Views: 228,601
Posted By jippiejee
cat magnet dude...

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7185/6794848926_2f7d393ebc_b.jpg (http://flic.kr/p/bmrnRG)

leica m8 + 28mm elmarit asph.
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-27-2014
Replies: 50
Views: 3,742
Posted By jippiejee
Have you considered a used M8 already? You might...

Have you considered a used M8 already? You might be very happy with it, and I see them locally at very reduced prices (around €1000 euro) these days.
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 01-27-2014
Replies: 1,357
Views: 323,786
Posted By jippiejee
M8 + 35mm summicron asph (failed exif)

Great colours on the M8...

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8236/8518936309_acc5453492_c.jpg (http://flic.kr/p/dYMLYe)
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-27-2014
Replies: 1,425
Views: 195,025
Posted By jippiejee
Tlc

Some tender love and care for the smaller trees down my street each winter...

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8229/8415728183_b5f62d75fc_b.jpg (http://flic.kr/p/dPENMM)
Forum: Film vs Digital 01-26-2014
Replies: 496
Views: 49,062
Posted By jippiejee
Good question. While colour printing films this...

Good question. While colour printing films this weekend, I often regretted not having the same frame shot on digital as well. My colour film images often had very muted colours, whereas my digital...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 01-25-2014
Replies: 15
Views: 2,071
Posted By jippiejee
The problem is that audiences are more cynical...

The problem is that audiences are more cynical than ever about imagery as source of information through an increased awareness of manipulation in this day and age of stylized commercial ad...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-25-2014
Replies: 119
Views: 11,729
Posted By jippiejee
rollerskating

http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5263/5641249478_70bf2ee402_z.jpg (http://flic.kr/p/9AuSW3)
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-23-2014
Replies: 1,425
Views: 195,025
Posted By jippiejee
trees

In tree mode tonight...

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7292/12109598474_e861209762_b.jpg (http://flic.kr/p/js5RJA)
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-23-2014
Replies: 30
Views: 2,124
Posted By jippiejee
frisian ice

http://farm5.staticflickr.com/4132/5093365770_11088ebd7c_b.jpg (http://flic.kr/p/8L5Qcd)
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-22-2014
Replies: 104
Views: 9,551
Posted By jippiejee
bokor hill station - កស្ថានីយភ្នំបូកគោ

http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5110/5675451927_f961876595_b.jpg (http://flic.kr/p/9Dwb8r)
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-22-2014
Replies: 8,886
Views: 867,247
Posted By jippiejee
Just schlepped a new Canon Pixma Pro-1 photo...

Just schlepped a new Canon Pixma Pro-1 photo printer into my home. What a beast...

http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5519/12095383784_12fa4af8b0_b.jpg (http://flic.kr/p/jqQ1cJ)

Love its output though.
Forum: Nikon RF 01-21-2014
Replies: 2
Views: 629
Posted By jippiejee
I've got a Voigtländer ltm/m-adapter on my 50mm...

I've got a Voigtländer ltm/m-adapter on my 50mm f/1.2 canon lens and it seems fine.
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 01-21-2014
Replies: 85
Views: 9,181
Posted By jippiejee
It's an interesting question, and after having a...

It's an interesting question, and after having a look around my home I think the only hand-made item I could spot is my scrap-wood table....
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 01-21-2014
Replies: 2,407
Views: 350,716
Posted By jippiejee
Thanks for the tip! Just ordered my copy...

Thanks for the tip! Just ordered my copy...
Forum: Film vs Digital 01-21-2014
Replies: 496
Views: 49,062
Posted By jippiejee
I think my point was that with all these new...

I think my point was that with all these new tools available, you can't restrict artists, to be valuable or relevant, to using 19/20th century's techniques only. Or are today's digital techniques...
Forum: Film vs Digital 01-21-2014
Replies: 496
Views: 49,062
Posted By jippiejee
The problem is that even 'artisan' in this...

The problem is that even 'artisan' in this digital age has gotten new meanings. Doing things by hand is not the only way to create 'valid products'. My gf is a professor at an arts academy's fashion...
Forum: Film vs Digital 01-21-2014
Replies: 496
Views: 49,062
Posted By jippiejee
"Now it'll be just the same heavily manipulated...

"Now it'll be just the same heavily manipulated pixel pap that I'm getting fed up of seeing on Flickr and other forums."

Made it that far and closed the page again. Another nonsense sentimental 'wet...
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 01-21-2014
Replies: 2,407
Views: 350,716
Posted By jippiejee
While technically not added to the library yet, I...

While technically not added to the library yet, I just pre-ordered the upcoming new Martin Parr & Gerry Badger book on photobooks: "The Photobook: a History: vol.3"....
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 01-21-2014
Replies: 43
Views: 6,514
Posted By jippiejee
Yes! I got my bol.com notice too :) Expecting...

Yes! I got my bol.com notice too :) Expecting delivery today... schweet!
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-18-2014
Replies: 138
Views: 13,894
Posted By jippiejee
tools...

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7011/6735602103_be15d13def_b.jpg (http://flic.kr/p/bgcHQK)
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-18-2014
Replies: 25
Views: 2,544
Posted By jippiejee
Yes, it sounds like a lot for a simple tweak. But...

Yes, it sounds like a lot for a simple tweak. But if you think of re-engineering the sensor specs for the chip production and testing processes (small batches too...), creating fully new firmware...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-18-2014
Replies: 25
Views: 2,544
Posted By jippiejee
on a budget...

If you look at how much it took to launch the MM for example, which was basically an altered M9:



then it's easy to see that developing a digital rangefinder from scratch will not be possible 'on a...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 01-15-2014
Replies: 1,825
Views: 291,853
Posted By jippiejee
m9 with 35mm summmicron asph...

http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5541/10004684656_da4ecef99b_b.jpg (http://flic.kr/p/gf5Cc3)
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 01-15-2014
Replies: 18
Views: 2,106
Posted By jippiejee
I try to keep in mind what in my eyes makes...

I try to keep in mind what in my eyes makes photography special in the realm of the visual arts: its mimetic character. "At one moment in time that's the image the photographer captured in his frame"...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-14-2014
Replies: 7,432
Views: 3,789,009
Posted By jippiejee
some leica M's...

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7393/9873667474_9427750ace_b.jpg (http://flic.kr/p/g3v8m7)

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http://farm7.staticflickr.com/6203/6146622019_c9097a716d_b.jpg (http://flic.kr/p/ana3zH)
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-13-2014
Replies: 55
Views: 4,591
Posted By jippiejee
Because I can just shoot whatever I like in the...

Because I can just shoot whatever I like in the old medina, while the Moroccan kids chase the dslr dude with his bazooka for money. Size basically... but that red dot is cute too.
Forum: Travel 01-13-2014
Replies: 36
Views: 5,171
Posted By jippiejee
Just finished the first video. Nice to see his...

Just finished the first video. Nice to see his modus operandi, not all that different from my own. More patient maybe :) Also good to see he's not too protective of his M9, taking it out in the rain...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-08-2014
Replies: 28
Views: 2,605
Posted By jippiejee
Since the photographer's been dead for 17 years...

Since the photographer's been dead for 17 years now, I doubt he cares much about retirement funds or his photo being posted as inspiration for a painting. I also doubt Thorsten paid for the photo. So...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-07-2014
Replies: 2
Views: 567
Posted By jippiejee
W/NW: serendipity

What are your 'lucky' accidents? The little motives that lift the frame in unforeseen ways? Those elements you can't really plan but that lift an image above itself?

My own simple example to start...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-07-2014
Replies: 1,425
Views: 195,025
Posted By jippiejee
domestic bliss...

Under my apple tree...

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8324/8130987708_235fd00c13_b.jpg (http://flic.kr/p/dovrnf)
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 01-07-2014
Replies: 39
Views: 4,693
Posted By jippiejee
Steidl suddenly increased their webshop price...

Steidl suddenly increased their webshop price from €38 to €78 today. Still hoping for my regular pre-ordered edition through bol.com which is scheduled for delivery next week. But I hate seeing...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-07-2014
Replies: 263
Views: 33,498
Posted By jippiejee
in town

Leica M4-P 50mm f/1.2 portra 160... and a sea of blur :)

http://farm7.staticflickr.com/6154/6180960265_c7971ec071_b.jpg (http://flic.kr/p/aqc39r)
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-05-2014
Replies: 53
Views: 4,523
Posted By jippiejee
And it'll never pass the Nikon marketing...

And it'll never pass the Nikon marketing department... the purists' 'niche' not being their thing. :rolleyes:
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-05-2014
Replies: 51
Views: 4,798
Posted By jippiejee
In my personal experience, the best cure for GAS...

In my personal experience, the best cure for GAS is to not compromise. Just buy what you really need and want, and be happy ever after. I've wasted a lot of money on the detour to what I wanted in...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-05-2014
Replies: 12,080
Views: 4,436,827
Posted By jippiejee
http://farm5.staticflickr.com/4088/5172089029_227c...

http://farm5.staticflickr.com/4088/5172089029_227c58be5f_b.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/aad_b/5172089029)
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 01-05-2014
Replies: 34
Views: 3,756
Posted By jippiejee
Took me a while to figure it out... but unique...

Took me a while to figure it out... but unique img ID 5C1B looks to be 20939 shutter actuations. I think it'll still last for a while.
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-05-2014
Replies: 5,543
Views: 490,304
Posted By jippiejee
thailand

http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3759/10307767114_1ebae8bb37_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/aad_b/10307767114)
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 01-04-2014
Replies: 1
Views: 1,234
Posted By jippiejee
Steidl catalogue spring/summer 2014

Interesting preface too:

pdf:

http://www.steidl.de/assets/mime/-UTQ3ZXDIJHjydRk3XTdpIeDcrEdIfr0VayMGfX6xjykfz22O/WWP_SS_14_web_ES.pdf
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 01-04-2014
Replies: 26
Views: 3,948
Posted By jippiejee
Again, the emphasis is on image quality and...

Again, the emphasis is on image quality and megapixels, rather than user interaction and creative control. I truly enjoy the one-finger-focusing that Leica lenses give me, the simple ring to adjust...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-04-2014
Replies: 651
Views: 84,773
Posted By jippiejee
night time

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8141/7102732183_66bb3a9ff7_b.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/aad_b/7102732183)
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 01-03-2014
Replies: 2,407
Views: 350,716
Posted By jippiejee
Also picked up Etan & Me today by Viviane...

Also picked up Etan & Me today by Viviane Sassen... part two of the set.

http://oodee.net/etan-me/viviane-sassen-2/
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-03-2014
Replies: 262
Views: 39,933
Posted By jippiejee
"selfie" - leica X1 in Siem Reap.

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7172/6582548097_afd3bf4de8_b.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/aad_b/6582548097)
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 01-03-2014
Replies: 2,407
Views: 350,716
Posted By jippiejee
I must have missed it when it came out some time...

I must have missed it when it came out some time ago: '10' is published to commemorate ten years of the in-public international street photographers group and features ten images from each of the...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-02-2014
Replies: 39
Views: 9,091
Posted By jippiejee
Oh, 28mm elmarit asph, one of my favourite...

Oh, 28mm elmarit asph, one of my favourite lenses. Sharp corner to corner.

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7187/6943528115_f78a37b81c_b.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/aad_b/6943528115)
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 01-02-2014
Replies: 201
Views: 25,860
Posted By jippiejee
But you never bought a nice 35mm wide-angle to...

But you never bought a nice 35mm wide-angle to then see it 'adapted' into becoming a 70mm portrait lens on m43 for example. Apart from RF a major reason for many is the full-frame sensors of the...
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 01-01-2014
Replies: 43
Views: 6,514
Posted By jippiejee
Polare.nl also states availability in two weeks...

Polare.nl also states availability in two weeks time:

http://www.polare.nl/boek/parke-trent/minutes-to-midnight-9783869302058/
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 01-01-2014
Replies: 43
Views: 6,514
Posted By jippiejee
I pre-ordered and paid mine through bol.com and...

I pre-ordered and paid mine through bol.com and it still says that delivery will be available on jan 15th... so they might have their own batch reserved and available.
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 12-31-2013
Replies: 39
Views: 3,612
Posted By jippiejee
I believe in serendipity, opening up myself and...

I believe in serendipity, opening up myself and my frame to the good things and subjects that'll happen when I allow and facilitate them. With patience it'll one moment all come together: the light,...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-31-2013
Replies: 224
Views: 18,807
Posted By jippiejee
jerusalem

http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5328/7365650386_f4961c4658_b.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/aad_b/7365650386)
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 12-30-2013
Replies: 1,825
Views: 291,853
Posted By jippiejee
holiday spirit

My neighbourhood's prepared for New Year's Eve, though still no snow or ice... last night:

http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3760/11645697876_b14590ca3b_c.jpg...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-29-2013
Replies: 211
Views: 17,810
Posted By jippiejee
Sold more stuff today, in line with my 2014...

Sold more stuff today, in line with my 2014 resolutions of clearing shelves, to end up in the new year with:

M4-P - 50mm - f/1.2 for film and
M9 - 35mm - f/2 for digital.

(secretly keeping the 28mm...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 12-28-2013
Replies: 201
Views: 25,860
Posted By jippiejee
I really don't get it. Why buy a Sony evf camera...

I really don't get it. Why buy a Sony evf camera when for almost the same money you can get a true rangefinder through the M9 now? Optimized for Leica lenses, a true optical viewfinder. What makes...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-24-2013
Replies: 64
Views: 5,358
Posted By jippiejee
Ah, interesting topic. 2014: - less internet,...

Ah, interesting topic. 2014:

- less internet, more 'out there' shooting.
- sell shelf stuff (already sold two items today: a filter and an ext viewfinder)
- print more, in larger sizes.
- embrace...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 12-23-2013
Replies: 48
Views: 6,780
Posted By jippiejee
When I told my photo gas pusher (Talens, Delft,...

When I told my photo gas pusher (Talens, Delft, now closed) about the M-E he was really pissed off. His latest M9 had been on the shelf for about six months already, and Leica launched another M9...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-22-2013
Replies: 5,543
Views: 490,304
Posted By jippiejee
thailand

Never a dull color on the isle of Koh Lanta... Leica M9 + 35mm summicron asph.

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7452/10340698016_0c09fccc20_b.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/aad_b/10340698016)
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-21-2013
Replies: 112
Views: 11,350
Posted By jippiejee
girl vs cosmos...

Man vs Machine always supplies great compositional possibilities for play with sizes...

http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5062/5622133433_ba45fa11dd_b.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/aad_b/5622133433)
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 12-21-2013
Replies: 32
Views: 9,968
Posted By jippiejee
gordy with M9

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7393/9873667474_9427750ace_b.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/aad_b/9873667474)

Another Gordy strap...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-14-2013
Replies: 1,137
Views: 228,601
Posted By jippiejee
http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3783/11121303066_986...

http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3783/11121303066_9867c5f3ae_h.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/aad_b/11121303066)
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-03-2013
Replies: 345
Views: 44,890
Posted By jippiejee
contre jour: sailing

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7254/7767172192_bfab2087f3_b.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/aad_b/7767172192/)
sailing-Kaag-Holland1 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/aad_b/7767172192/) by aad_b...
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-29-2012
Replies: 0
Views: 570
Posted By jippiejee
Want you street photos to get published?

The editor of Michael Freeman is looking for entries:

http://www.reddit.com/r/photography/comments/1404t5/any_street_photographers_wanna_get_published_lots/
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-18-2012
Replies: 112
Views: 11,581
Posted By jippiejee
That Iggy Pop photo is a classic... just...

That Iggy Pop photo is a classic... just mesmerizing. Well done.
Forum: RFF Polls 11-18-2012
Replies: 89
Views: 3,021
Posted By jippiejee
Picked M9 for useful, M6 for pretty when the...

Picked M9 for useful, M6 for pretty when the light is there. You've certainly been upgrading...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-18-2012
Replies: 6
Views: 1,211
Posted By jippiejee
I got mine...

I got mine from:

http://fotohandeldelfshaven.nl/

around the corner here. Great guy, great shop.
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 11-16-2012
Replies: 67
Views: 9,644
Posted By jippiejee
I've had my M8 for about a year now and it has...

I've had my M8 for about a year now and it has become my favorite camera. The ccd sensor output is almost film like I think. With some fast glass and staying under iso640, as others already...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 11-15-2012
Replies: 29
Views: 2,864
Posted By jippiejee
But knowing that the M9 is still fully...

But knowing that the M9 is still fully serviceable, what are the odds your possible repair will be more than that $1500 difference?
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-12-2012
Replies: 233
Views: 60,227
Posted By jippiejee
Ah, always fun to explode and show a bag's...

Ah, always fun to explode and show a bag's content as was just packing for tomorrow. Leica X1, M8 and M4-P, Leica viewfinder 35mm, idem 21-28mm, Leica summicron 35mm asph, elmarit 28mm asph, Canon...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 11-11-2012
Replies: 316
Views: 23,831
Posted By jippiejee
I'll be happy to participate again. In the other...

I'll be happy to participate again. In the other thread there was this suggestion of a 'theme' to the photos, like 'My town'. It'd would be an interesting new twist to the project which I'd like....
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 11-11-2012
Replies: 854
Views: 88,693
Posted By jippiejee
I truly enjoyed round 2, count me in for a...

I truly enjoyed round 2, count me in for a renewed series.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 11-11-2012
Replies: 55
Views: 5,152
Posted By jippiejee
I have no exposure problems with the CV 25mm on...

I have no exposure problems with the CV 25mm on my M8, but then it crops it a bit, and I tend to shoot raw for more exposure flexibility in post (LR4). But I see no difference in exposures between...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-11-2012
Replies: 298
Views: 45,720
Posted By jippiejee
coffee time

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8058/8169328923_5a14ecafe6_b.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/aad_b/8169328923/)
garden-coffee (http://www.flickr.com/photos/aad_b/8169328923/) by aad_b...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-28-2012
Replies: 96
Views: 12,601
Posted By jippiejee
leica m8 and 35mm summicron asph

Last rays of sun in my garden...

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8324/8130987708_235fd00c13_b.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/aad_b/8130987708/)
fall-garden-1...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 10-26-2012
Replies: 39
Views: 4,467
Posted By jippiejee
New Leica summicron 35mm f/2 asph lens arrived...

New Leica summicron 35mm f/2 asph lens arrived today. What a beauty. Then always my cats first of course...

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8334/8125229886_2bd8b9345d_b.jpg...
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 10-25-2012
Replies: 47
Views: 8,384
Posted By jippiejee
Never read a blog so full of hatred for fellow...

Never read a blog so full of hatred for fellow photo bloggers. Not sure if the basis for that is envy or if he is just mean spirited like that. Of course people like Steve Huff, Thorsten Overgaard...
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE - Film 10-24-2012
Replies: 32
Views: 25,011
Posted By jippiejee
I've read many people who liked the lens, so this...

I've read many people who liked the lens, so this might have been my individual bad copy, but I personally thought it not all that good. It lacked contrast, focus felt soft, and it showed too much...
Forum: RFF Polls 10-22-2012
Replies: 124
Views: 31,062
Posted By jippiejee
I had an assignment today to shoot all houses...

I had an assignment today to shoot all houses along a particular canal. And a church, and a bridge named after someone's father. All for a book about him. A bloke from the 1700's. Picking up an...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-22-2012
Replies: 8,886
Views: 867,247
Posted By jippiejee
Just bought myself a Leica 35mm f/2 summicron...

Just bought myself a Leica 35mm f/2 summicron asph lens. Can't wait to shoot with it. The missing link.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-22-2012
Replies: 651
Views: 84,773
Posted By jippiejee
father and son...

http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5108/5747397899_1601dd5a3c_b.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/aad_b/5747397899/)
spnp-34 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/aad_b/5747397899/) by aad_b...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 10-07-2012
Replies: 64
Views: 10,071
Posted By jippiejee
The only place in my town doing one hour...

The only place in my town doing one hour development (Hema) thought the maintenance of their machine already too expensive to be profitable and dropped the whole business. Film, it's death row....
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-05-2012
Replies: 30
Views: 4,193
Posted By jippiejee
The beginning of a life-long addiction. Just...

The beginning of a life-long addiction. Just warning. Enjoy!
Forum: Other RF 09-29-2012
Replies: 32
Views: 3,964
Posted By jippiejee
My Leica Digilux2 might fit that definition. It's...

My Leica Digilux2 might fit that definition. It's such fun shooting with it.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-08-2012
Replies: 422
Views: 60,095
Posted By jippiejee
sailing

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7254/7767172192_c516b467c8_o.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/aad_b/7767172192/)
sailing-Kaag-Holland1 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/aad_b/7767172192/) by aad_b...
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 09-01-2012
Replies: 2,407
Views: 350,716
Posted By jippiejee
Questions without answers...

Questions without answers (http://uk.phaidon.com/store/photography/questions-without-answers-9780714848402/), by the photographers of VII.
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE - Film 08-31-2012
Replies: 7
Views: 2,154
Posted By jippiejee
There's only a lightmeter in terms of...

There's only a lightmeter in terms of electronics, but the camera can be used without it if it breaks. Dynamic range would be a quality of film and processing, not of the camera.
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE - Film 08-31-2012
Replies: 7
Views: 2,154
Posted By jippiejee
My camera shop around the corner has the CL body...

My camera shop around the corner has the CL body for about 150-200 euros. Usually the complete set with 40mm and 90mm lens goes for about €500.
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 08-28-2012
Replies: 97
Views: 12,788
Posted By jippiejee
Sometimes it's easier to translate questions to...

Sometimes it's easier to translate questions to another medium. While you could draw a perfect black line with your mouse in MSPaint, you'll always remember the beauty of the line you drew on paper...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 08-28-2012
Replies: 11
Views: 1,159
Posted By jippiejee
I tried it, in-camera tells me 5674 actuations....

I tried it, in-camera tells me 5674 actuations. So the program is correct. Very nice news too... :)
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-28-2012
Replies: 132
Views: 19,218
Posted By jippiejee
Having a conversation on Steve's site is like...

Having a conversation on Steve's site is like chatting with someone over a beer and snacks, commenting on Magnum is like sitting at the president's table for lunch and trying hard not to sound dumb.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 08-28-2012
Replies: 11
Views: 1,159
Posted By jippiejee
Thanks jsrockit :) But I was at my pc so Nigel's...

Thanks jsrockit :) But I was at my pc so Nigel's method was easier...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 08-28-2012
Replies: 11
Views: 1,159
Posted By jippiejee
Thanks Nigel, hard to believe I'm at 5665...

Thanks Nigel, hard to believe I'm at 5665 actuations only on my used M8. But I'm a believer... :)
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 08-28-2012
Replies: 97
Views: 12,788
Posted By jippiejee
Two years ago I started with photoshop...

Two years ago I started with photoshop conversions, but now it's all Lightroom 4 and Silver Efex Pro2. I'm very happy with the intuitiveness of this combination, but will be interested to see other's...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 08-27-2012
Replies: 17
Views: 2,156
Posted By jippiejee
Man, how I hate that thing. Always wondering why...

Man, how I hate that thing. Always wondering why it's there in the first place. Thinking of getting rid of it.
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 08-27-2012
Replies: 72
Views: 12,890
Posted By jippiejee
I'd keep your M9's ff quality for the trip, it...

I'd keep your M9's ff quality for the trip, it was nearly made for traveling, and just add a small high IQ point and shoot into the mix as backup. Something like a Lumix LX5 or the Sony RX100. There...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 08-26-2012
Replies: 17
Views: 2,156
Posted By jippiejee
Yups, mine is fine and sharp with the ltm > m...

Yups, mine is fine and sharp with the ltm > m adapter.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-26-2012
Replies: 422
Views: 60,095
Posted By jippiejee
kaag - holland

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8300/7801338282_b584600bf6_b.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/aad_b/7801338282/)
sailing-Kaag-Holland4 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/aad_b/7801338282/) by aad_b...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-25-2012
Replies: 84
Views: 19,637
Posted By jippiejee
That is actually exactly what was rumored to be...

That is actually exactly what was rumored to be launched two years ago already. Who knows? It'd be a giant stunt if Leica introduced a FF mirrorless with a moving sensor for AF...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-25-2012
Replies: 84
Views: 19,637
Posted By jippiejee
I don't think I can follow you. Isn't that what...

I don't think I can follow you. Isn't that what the M8/M9/M10 is already for? But if you have lenses like the R-mounts that need live view to focus, it's nice there's a full-frame alternative that...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-25-2012
Replies: 84
Views: 19,637
Posted By jippiejee
They just updated the site, saying it will be a...

They just updated the site, saying it will be a full-frame m-mount camera:

"The "ME" name is however subject to change. It is a real Leica, not a clone or a re-badge. It will cost less than the M9....
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-25-2012
Replies: 84
Views: 19,637
Posted By jippiejee
That's one way to look at it. If indeed FF one...

That's one way to look at it. If indeed FF one could also say that Leica will have created a full-frame m-mount camera for half the price of the M9. Which to some of us here will be a very attractive...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-25-2012
Replies: 84
Views: 19,637
Posted By jippiejee
It's difficult to imagine that Leica would enter...

It's difficult to imagine that Leica would enter that evil market with an aps-c sized sensor though. Going full-frame would sound like a logical move to leave the Fuji/Sony territory. Would be a...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-25-2012
Replies: 84
Views: 19,637
Posted By jippiejee
Oh it could be Leica's promised R-solution too...

Oh it could be Leica's promised R-solution too (when using an adaptor). I think there's place for something in between the X and M in their lineup.

Also fun to remember the same rumor from two years...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-25-2012
Replies: 84
Views: 19,637
Posted By jippiejee
Yep, but I am puzzled by the: "but we can confirm...

Yep, but I am puzzled by the: "but we can confirm it. This is NOT a rumor - " part of the rumor. No idea how accurate the site has been in the past though.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-24-2012
Replies: 84
Views: 19,637
Posted By jippiejee
Leica ME?

This article says Leica is to announce more than just the M10 at photokina... could this be the Leica evil camera? Anyone found other...
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 08-21-2012
Replies: 61
Views: 15,277
Posted By jippiejee
Did I mention your web site is brilliant already?

Did I mention your web site is brilliant already?
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 08-21-2012
Replies: 61
Views: 15,277
Posted By jippiejee
Seeing that my (constructive) comments have been...

Seeing that my (constructive) comments have been deleted here, I realize that this forum does not encourage any real exchange of thoughts apart from throwing powdered sugar at each other.
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-19-2012
Replies: 32
Views: 4,197
Posted By jippiejee
Here's a list...

Here's a list (http://www.artbook.com/photography-writings.html) of great reading material on photography.
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 08-18-2012
Replies: 85
Views: 8,784
Posted By jippiejee
Sometimes I fear that the truly free man is the...

Sometimes I fear that the truly free man is the one owning one camera with one prime lens.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 08-18-2012
Replies: 167
Views: 28,088
Posted By jippiejee
Has anyone seen similar offers in Europe?

Has anyone seen similar offers in Europe?
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-17-2012
Replies: 3,025
Views: 480,580
Posted By jippiejee
tram stop

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7137/7801435708_3db009af41_b.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/aad_b/7801435708/)
tram-stop1 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/aad_b/7801435708/) by aad_b...
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 08-17-2012
Replies: 2,407
Views: 350,716
Posted By jippiejee
I got myself Frizot/Wanaverbecq's retrospective...

I got myself Frizot/Wanaverbecq's retrospective (http://www.editions-hazan.fr/ouvrage/290569/kertesz_michel_frizot_annie-laure_wanaverbecq) of Kertész' life and work.
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 08-17-2012
Replies: 55
Views: 7,979
Posted By jippiejee
I really like this idea...

I really like this idea...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-16-2012
Replies: 262
Views: 30,520
Posted By jippiejee
Easy. Leica M8 with my 28mm asph elmarit.

Easy. Leica M8 with my 28mm asph elmarit.
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 08-16-2012
Replies: 55
Views: 7,979
Posted By jippiejee
I've never feared crime really, but when I went...

I've never feared crime really, but when I went sailing with a friend last weekend and the wind was really rough, I realized that if we were to keel over, I'd lose camera and lens, and how the fear...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 08-16-2012
Replies: 55
Views: 7,979
Posted By jippiejee
CEO Albert Schopf said the same: ""We are at the...

CEO Albert Schopf said the same: ""We are at the borderline of compact-system cameras already, with the Leica X1 and Leica M-System, and it's pretty obvious that, at one point, we are going to offer...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 08-16-2012
Replies: 55
Views: 7,979
Posted By jippiejee
I fear 'simple and clean' will make place for...

I fear 'simple and clean' will make place for 'convoluted and more buttons' when video enters the M.
Forum: RFF Polls 08-15-2012
Replies: 70
Views: 7,109
Posted By jippiejee
I've made it my principle in life to always keep...

I've made it my principle in life to always keep my glass full.
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 08-15-2012
Replies: 2,407
Views: 350,716
Posted By jippiejee
Ha. My girlfriend also bought a thick Martin Parr...

Ha. My girlfriend also bought a thick Martin Parr book (http://mocoloco.com/art/archives/003669.php) today. I've never seen The Last Resort in my book store so always assumed it to be no longer...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-15-2012
Replies: 651
Views: 84,773
Posted By jippiejee
What a beautiful day in town today. Still need to...

What a beautiful day in town today. Still need to work on that whole 'inconspicuous' thing though... ha.

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8437/7788406774_8647575f12_b.jpg...
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 08-15-2012
Replies: 2,407
Views: 350,716
Posted By jippiejee
Got myself Rob Hornstra's "Safety First" today....

Got myself Rob Hornstra's "Safety First" today. It is entirely composed of negatives which were damaged by x-ray scanners during his stay in Grozny.
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 08-15-2012
Replies: 4
Views: 1,643
Posted By jippiejee
So the Xpro1 is the best CSC Pro, while the Sony...

So the Xpro1 is the best CSC Pro, while the Sony nex7 is the best CSC Expert camera. Now as expert pro I'm confused what to buy.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 08-13-2012
Replies: 171
Views: 17,750
Posted By jippiejee
Isn't that the standard response to whistle...

Isn't that the standard response to whistle blowers? "Just someone trying to hurt the company"...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 08-13-2012
Replies: 171
Views: 17,750
Posted By jippiejee
Roger, I sincerely hope you're right. At the same...

Roger, I sincerely hope you're right. At the same time, I cannot imagine an employee just making this up on the phone. I do think they're selling from stock, not knowing exactly what film will be...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 08-13-2012
Replies: 171
Views: 17,750
Posted By jippiejee
Or, just maybe, someone actually spoke the truth....

Or, just maybe, someone actually spoke the truth. Because he was not in the Kodak PR department, but just got this phone call from a customer, and told what everyone within Kodak already knows but...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 08-13-2012
Replies: 171
Views: 17,750
Posted By jippiejee
Kodak replied on reddit: "All - I work with...

Kodak replied on reddit:

"All - I work with Kodak's PR agency for the Film business. Kodak has not ceased production of its film line and we continue to offer the portfolio comprising color negative...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 08-13-2012
Replies: 171
Views: 17,750
Posted By jippiejee
I really think that meant "this particular Kodak...

I really think that meant "this particular Kodak film and format". Or hope so :/
Forum: RFF Polls 08-13-2012
Replies: 95
Views: 12,438
Posted By jippiejee
I picked up my friend's dslr this morning and...

I picked up my friend's dslr this morning and shot a few photos just to remember what non-rangefinders are like... and I didn't like the remoteness of the process. It was like an electronic black box...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 08-12-2012
Replies: 9
Views: 2,529
Posted By jippiejee
Ha, the opposite of the exhibition I saw the...

Ha, the opposite of the exhibition I saw the other day in my town's photo museum: Eggleston's black and white photos :)
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