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Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 02-09-2019
Replies: 16
Views: 823
Posted By kipkeston
Mine does this. It's common I believe. Don't...

Mine does this. It's common I believe. Don't twist it.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 12-01-2017
Replies: 48
Views: 2,883
Posted By kipkeston
I assume there is a market price for a sensor...

I assume there is a market price for a sensor replaced M9 and a market price for non-replaced M9. Given that it's $1k to replace it, I would estimate the non-replaced price to be somewhere less than...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 06-08-2017
Replies: 19
Views: 2,538
Posted By kipkeston
I actually didn't know that the M9 had such nice...

I actually didn't know that the M9 had such nice b/w out of the camera. That's pretty cool. There may be some extra good synergy with the v1 cron.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 06-03-2017
Replies: 19
Views: 2,538
Posted By kipkeston
Very nice. What is your b/w conversion process?

Very nice. What is your b/w conversion process?
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 06-01-2017
Replies: 17
Views: 896
Posted By kipkeston
Thanks for the clarity. The camera has seen a 45...

Thanks for the clarity. The camera has seen a 45 pancake (ai-s not the GN) and a 28-75 tamron A09 (af-d like with an aperture ring).

The aperture tab looks like it's in good shape. It moves a bit...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 06-01-2017
Replies: 17
Views: 896
Posted By kipkeston
Interesting tab theory. Does that mean that if...

Interesting tab theory. Does that mean that if there is a tab reading issue, I would expect the blades to fully close during exposure (even if set to say 2.8)?
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 06-01-2017
Replies: 17
Views: 896
Posted By kipkeston
Good hypotheses, I'll try to systematically work...

Good hypotheses, I'll try to systematically work through them. To be extra clear this is a Nikon FM2 new.
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 06-01-2017
Replies: 17
Views: 896
Posted By kipkeston
fm2n off by 11 stops?

I came across an fm2n whose meter is consistently over by 11 stops.

sunny-16 test has a correct meter reading with the following settings:


iso 200
f/2.8
shutter: 1 second
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-29-2017
Replies: 38
Views: 2,075
Posted By kipkeston
I'm a massive fan of the D700 with 105/2.5...

I'm a massive fan of the D700 with 105/2.5 (Gaussian). I think it's a great way to leverage the D700's strengths.

Otherwise, I think a nice kit is the 28 2.8 ai-s, or even the 28/3.5 H along with...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-22-2017
Replies: 38
Views: 2,075
Posted By kipkeston
While not technically competitive to today's FF...

While not technically competitive to today's FF cameras, there's something really pleasing about images of the first few generations of FF sensor cameras. I'm thinking D3/700, 5D, M9 here.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 11-12-2016
Replies: 450
Views: 52,766
Posted By kipkeston
This is sublime. Also this thread indicates...

This is sublime.



Also this thread indicates that I should really try hc110.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-28-2016
Replies: 43
Views: 2,849
Posted By kipkeston
The manual focus rangefinder on modern Nikon...

The manual focus rangefinder on modern Nikon cameras are a little distracting to me. They're like turning on subtitles for a film you already understand.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-27-2016
Replies: 43
Views: 2,849
Posted By kipkeston
There is an equivalent eye mag for the prosumer...

There is an equivalent eye mag for the prosumer bodies. I would personally wait for the D750 replacement or better yet a D500 full frame or DF2 in 2017.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-26-2016
Replies: 43
Views: 2,849
Posted By kipkeston
While I don't have first hand experience with...

While I don't have first hand experience with either camera, I think most would not recommend a DF for moto-x. Can anyone confirm?
Forum: Sony RX Series 10-24-2016
Replies: 355
Views: 85,033
Posted By kipkeston
I'm a fan of the rx100 series. I think it makes...

I'm a fan of the rx100 series. I think it makes great images considering its size.

M4
https://c7.staticflickr.com/6/5703/30503419646_ecff8c25b3_z.jpg
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-19-2016
Replies: 41
Views: 2,911
Posted By kipkeston
Can you elaborate on what you mean by mk1 and mk2...

Can you elaborate on what you mean by mk1 and mk2 using the normal convention, i.e. F, C, K, AI, AI-S?
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-17-2016
Replies: 41
Views: 2,911
Posted By kipkeston
The 28/2.8 AI-S is one of the best nikkor wides...

The 28/2.8 AI-S is one of the best nikkor wides I've had the pleasure of using. Still made today. Watch out for the field curvature at wide apertures.

I've had two 24/2.8 AFs in my time. They get...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-15-2016
Replies: 98
Views: 16,088
Posted By kipkeston
I have only one vintage nikkor, the 50/2 H. My...

I have only one vintage nikkor, the 50/2 H. My other lenses are all multicoated. The colors feel like a movie to me.

Both 50H with...
Forum: Sony Alpha / NEX News / General Discussion 10-11-2016
Replies: 13
Views: 2,789
Posted By kipkeston
I am on the street right now with the the...

I am on the street right now with the the rx100iv. I love the size and the viewfinder is a pleasure to use. If I could change one thing it would be to triple or quadruple the battery life. If I could...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 10-06-2016
Replies: 49
Views: 5,759
Posted By kipkeston
Sure, I think the list is easy for me Images...

Sure, I think the list is easy for me


Images look like Kodachrome or Plus-X
Size, shape and weight of the film MP
Film leica reliability (no corrosion surprises, freezes, etc...)
Iso invariant...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 09-24-2016
Replies: 9
Views: 1,402
Posted By kipkeston
Most consider the 28/2.8 ai-s the best 28 nikkor....

Most consider the 28/2.8 ai-s the best 28 nikkor. Those who've used both tend to consider the 28/2 ai-s the best 28 nikkor.
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 09-24-2016
Replies: 18
Views: 2,659
Posted By kipkeston
What about something in between? The A7RII with M...

What about something in between? The A7RII with M adapter for example?
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 09-19-2016
Replies: 6
Views: 886
Posted By kipkeston
This is really exciting. It makes me feel like...

This is really exciting. It makes me feel like the D700 is like a classic film camera. Here to stay and here to be serviced.
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-26-2016
Replies: 353
Views: 23,462
Posted By kipkeston
unsorted list of cameras I have the pleasure of...

unsorted list of cameras I have the pleasure of saying are my favorite:

Leica M6 or 2
Nikon FE / FM2n
Mamiya 7ii
D700 / D70s
Reserved spot


The leicas are for their emotional experience both...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 05-25-2012
Replies: 15
Views: 3,550
Posted By kipkeston
Precision used to do M7 repairs. I had mine fixed...

Precision used to do M7 repairs. I had mine fixed there a couple years back. Guess that's changed.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 02-06-2012
Replies: 119
Views: 11,037
Posted By kipkeston
engadget...

engadget link

http://www.engadget.com/2012/02/06/nikon-d800-hands-on/

Pretty cool, but the trusty 700 does me fine.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-15-2012
Replies: 1,186
Views: 335,478
Posted By kipkeston
adding a bit: v4 of...

adding a bit: v4 of course

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7160/6697539865_bdb5ca8e86_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/kipkeston/6697539865/)
Scan-120114-0178...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-27-2011
Replies: 116
Views: 32,614
Posted By kipkeston
Cool thread. Nice to find that v4 write up....

Cool thread. Nice to find that v4 write up.

Having the biogon, v2 and v4. The 4 is the only one I have left. I think its form makes it my fav. Can't stand the biogon's form.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-17-2011
Replies: 52
Views: 5,913
Posted By kipkeston
Very normal. Just have it adjusted, no CLA...

Very normal. Just have it adjusted, no CLA needed. My M6 was like that, but DAG got it going right.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-01-2011
Replies: 8
Views: 1,407
Posted By kipkeston
Good thing you changed your mind! I mean look at...

Good thing you changed your mind! I mean look at that Mamiya. It's HUGE, I can't image why anyone would carry such an enormous and cumbersome camera around. Anything bigger than the M is just...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-24-2011
Replies: 8
Views: 1,613
Posted By kipkeston
I feel you, which is why I went for the M6, 7ii,...

I feel you, which is why I went for the M6, 7ii, D700 trinity ;) Best camera trinity ever.
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 05-18-2011
Replies: 29
Views: 5,401
Posted By kipkeston
Anything in good light. And who doesn't want to...

Anything in good light. And who doesn't want to shoot in good light?
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 05-11-2011
Replies: 63
Views: 8,780
Posted By kipkeston
Cool thread. 1: I think on a per hour rate, I...

Cool thread.

1: I think on a per hour rate, I earn much more as a photog than as a scientist (at the level I'm at) but a lot of paid work can be kind of stressful so I prefer science.

2:...
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-21-2011
Replies: 52
Views: 6,833
Posted By kipkeston
I'd wager a Mamiya 6 with 50mm lens would be a...

I'd wager a Mamiya 6 with 50mm lens would be a great travel combo. That or a 7ii w 65 or 80/50 combo.
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 04-21-2011
Replies: 43
Views: 4,933
Posted By kipkeston
I've had my 7ii for almost a year now and I'm...

I've had my 7ii for almost a year now and I'm just slowly starting to ease into using it frequently. There's no learning curve if you're coming from a Leica, whereas there certainly is with a 'blad...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-21-2011
Replies: 24
Views: 2,081
Posted By kipkeston
Lack of sharpness simply can't distract the...

Lack of sharpness simply can't distract the observer from the image and it doesn't here.
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 04-21-2011
Replies: 211
Views: 58,683
Posted By kipkeston
I store my Xtol in mason jars. Just dev'd some 7...

I store my Xtol in mason jars. Just dev'd some 7 month old xtol last weekend. Results were good. I think I'm sticking with Xtol, but I am looking into DD-X in the...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 04-21-2011
Replies: 8
Views: 4,824
Posted By kipkeston
I think this is an enlarger that doesn't really...

I think this is an enlarger that doesn't really need alignment. Make some prints !
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 04-19-2011
Replies: 31
Views: 3,921
Posted By kipkeston
think of it as a backup. otherwise let it go.

think of it as a backup. otherwise let it go.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-19-2011
Replies: 9
Views: 2,398
Posted By kipkeston
Ha But seriously, is 400x on the table?

Ha

But seriously, is 400x on the table?
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-18-2011
Replies: 24
Views: 4,656
Posted By kipkeston
I don't have any reference but I do recall (and I...

I don't have any reference but I do recall (and I believe this makes sense) that the pre-asph has sharper center, weaker corners than the asph. The pre-asph is breathtakingly sharp at 2.8 centerish,...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-17-2011
Replies: 24
Views: 4,656
Posted By kipkeston
the 28mm pre-asph elmart is actually sharper than...

the 28mm pre-asph elmart is actually sharper than the tiny asph.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-17-2011
Replies: 42
Views: 6,681
Posted By kipkeston
First two are top notch. Post more!

First two are top notch. Post more!
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-16-2011
Replies: 3,035
Views: 734,958
Posted By kipkeston
Scanned and dev'd some 120 tonight....

Scanned and dev'd some 120 tonight. M7ii/50

http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5189/5626298331_9137016a71_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/kipkeston/5626298331/)
Scan-110417-0012...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-13-2011
Replies: 149
Views: 20,768
Posted By kipkeston
Ah forgot to hit used. M6 in 07.

Ah forgot to hit used. M6 in 07.
Forum: Photo Software 04-11-2011
Replies: 15
Views: 2,099
Posted By kipkeston
This might seem more reasonable for people who...

This might seem more reasonable for people who don't want to pay up front. Could also be an attempt to thwart piracy. Interesting.
Forum: DIYS Modifications 04-10-2011
Replies: 90
Views: 6,763
Posted By kipkeston
Not much here. Maybe Office 2008. I don't think...

Not much here. Maybe Office 2008.

I don't think old programs that have been updated over the years count (i.e. a lot of unix scripts)
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 04-08-2011
Replies: 7
Views: 1,023
Posted By kipkeston
Hope it works out for you! Now that I've got a...

Hope it works out for you! Now that I've got a 50mm, I ought to use the 35mm more.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-07-2011
Replies: 18
Views: 1,670
Posted By kipkeston
I try to aliquot into smaller glass jars after. I...

I try to aliquot into smaller glass jars after. I mix in a home depot plastic bucket.
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 04-07-2011
Replies: 7
Views: 1,023
Posted By kipkeston
I would get the 35mm adapter kit and save your...

I would get the 35mm adapter kit and save your self the cost of 120 film.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 04-01-2011
Replies: 13
Views: 2,858
Posted By kipkeston
His work on his website looks kind of interesting...

His work on his website looks kind of interesting but the video showed him taking all these cheap shots. He seems like a really nice guy with great gear =)
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-31-2011
Replies: 21
Views: 3,435
Posted By kipkeston
The more important question is how in the world...

The more important question is how in the world did you just forget about your M6 outside??? ;)
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-31-2011
Replies: 91
Views: 6,328
Posted By kipkeston
Mamiya 7 50mm Nikon 24-70mm

Mamiya 7 50mm
Nikon 24-70mm
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 03-25-2011
Replies: 24
Views: 3,872
Posted By kipkeston
Discontinued coolscans are increasing...

Discontinued coolscans are increasing substantially in price. The 9000 has what, doubled in the last few years?
Forum: Off Topic 03-22-2011
Replies: 34
Views: 2,185
Posted By kipkeston
Interesting, but getting 5/5 soft on the right is...

Interesting, but getting 5/5 soft on the right is not significant.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-22-2010
Replies: 29
Views: 1,822
Posted By kipkeston
Lost a diffuser cap at a wedding. That's about it...

Lost a diffuser cap at a wedding. That's about it so far.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-22-2010
Replies: 16
Views: 1,769
Posted By kipkeston
Cameras aren't investments. I don't expect my m6...

Cameras aren't investments. I don't expect my m6 to pay me dividends.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-13-2010
Replies: 19
Views: 2,143
Posted By kipkeston
Nice shots; I think the the AP should see this.

Nice shots; I think the the AP should see this.
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-09-2010
Replies: 29
Views: 2,073
Posted By kipkeston
photoflo, diluted correctly (usually 1:200), hang...

photoflo, diluted correctly (usually 1:200), hang dry in a clean room, and have patience.
Forum: Travel 12-02-2010
Replies: 7
Views: 1,548
Posted By kipkeston
What bolohead said.

What bolohead said.
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 11-30-2010
Replies: 63
Views: 5,574
Posted By kipkeston
let the man work!

let the man work!
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-14-2010
Replies: 23
Views: 6,763
Posted By kipkeston
It's really hard to mess up trix. xtol is a fav...

It's really hard to mess up trix. xtol is a fav of mine too for a nice push.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-25-2010
Replies: 17
Views: 2,759
Posted By kipkeston
Photos look good, but the tonal range looks very...

Photos look good, but the tonal range looks very limited, probably due to over-developing. This could be your intention. If it's not, I would start there.
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 10-20-2010
Replies: 71
Views: 16,834
Posted By kipkeston
I had both at one point. I prefer the IV because...

I had both at one point. I prefer the IV because of ergonomics, and what I think is a more neutral image. Sharpness very similar. IV sharper at f/2, biogon sharper at f/8. The biogon put a sheen or a...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 10-15-2010
Replies: 23
Views: 2,941
Posted By kipkeston
xtol is nice. it's a medium contrast developer...

xtol is nice. it's a medium contrast developer and makes just about any film look good.
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-12-2010
Replies: 3,035
Views: 734,958
Posted By kipkeston
latest scan....

latest scan. 7ii/80

http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4072/5076352473_5a93ca3e04_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/kipkeston/5076352473/)
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 10-07-2010
Replies: 17
Views: 1,876
Posted By kipkeston
The tricky part if you've never shot a wedding is...

The tricky part if you've never shot a wedding is convince someone to let you shoot their wedding. Once you've shot one wedding, you can expand rather quickly. Depending on your location, the market...
Forum: RFF Polls 10-04-2010
Replies: 85
Views: 8,476
Posted By kipkeston
The quality has to be sufficient to not distract...

The quality has to be sufficient to not distract from the image itself. That's all.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-21-2010
Replies: 76
Views: 28,359
Posted By kipkeston
ah, I'd say cron asph up top and v4 bottom,...

ah, I'd say cron asph up top and v4 bottom, apertures maybe 5.6 up top and 2.8 bottom. I like them both.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-20-2010
Replies: 76
Views: 28,359
Posted By kipkeston
The lens is a classic. Some love its qualities...

The lens is a classic. Some love its qualities some don't. If you're worried about sharpness, shoot MF or above. Oh and it's definitely worth $1k.
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 08-24-2010
Replies: 11
Views: 1,823
Posted By kipkeston
If you've got the skills with the M7 to do this,...

If you've got the skills with the M7 to do this, it could turn out extraordinary.
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 08-11-2010
Replies: 28
Views: 3,579
Posted By kipkeston
the M7 pairs really well with a full frame...

the M7 pairs really well with a full frame digital. Travels well too.
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 08-08-2010
Replies: 16
Views: 2,230
Posted By kipkeston
It looks like it takes about almost two whole 35...

It looks like it takes about almost two whole 35 frames. If I had a 50mm lens, I'd definitely try my pano kit.
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 07-30-2010
Replies: 23
Views: 2,251
Posted By kipkeston
I'm right there with you. I'm waiting for a 50 to...

I'm right there with you. I'm waiting for a 50 to pop up.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-09-2010
Replies: 104
Views: 15,920
Posted By kipkeston
It's nicer than the M6 beyond a doubt. But...

It's nicer than the M6 beyond a doubt. But insignificantly.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-04-2010
Replies: 14
Views: 4,485
Posted By kipkeston
sharper images > ASPH more pleasing rendering >...

sharper images > ASPH
more pleasing rendering > v4

no significant difference in sharpness or pleasing rendering
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 07-04-2010
Replies: 401
Views: 154,779
Posted By kipkeston
I like this camera in BW and color. I just have...

I like this camera in BW and color. I just have the 80, but I've got my eye out for a 50.

tri-x, asheville


http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4033/4284941257_106859780e_z.jpg?zz=1
provia 100f
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 07-03-2010
Replies: 19
Views: 3,615
Posted By kipkeston
Interesting to see the comparison. I much prefer...

Interesting to see the comparison. I much prefer the mamiya.
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 07-02-2010
Replies: 14
Views: 1,609
Posted By kipkeston
Things look good. The problem that stands out the...

Things look good. The problem that stands out the most is the camera shake.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-22-2010
Replies: 361
Views: 116,409
Posted By kipkeston
It just means that the the CN film is very low...

It just means that the the CN film is very low grain and that the biogon produces an unquestionable plastic like coat to the image.
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 06-20-2010
Replies: 9
Views: 2,902
Posted By kipkeston
It should be really simple. Match the images,...

It should be really simple. Match the images, then take the picture. If it's not in focus, have them look at it again.

I go to Bob at Precision Camera. He seals the screws so the camera doesn't...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-15-2010
Replies: 46
Views: 4,949
Posted By kipkeston
I took this one on my 13" mbp, calibrated with i1...

I took this one on my 13" mbp, calibrated with i1 display 2. I got a perfect score.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 06-03-2010
Replies: 7
Views: 1,817
Posted By kipkeston
I would get it CLA'd anyway. DAG did mine and I'm...

I would get it CLA'd anyway. DAG did mine and I'm quite happy with it 2yrs later.
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-28-2010
Replies: 1
Views: 1,043
Posted By kipkeston
Just finished an Alex Webb/Rebecca workshop

I just finished a week long workshop in NYC with Alex Webb and his wife Rebecca Norris Webb. We shot individual projects and spent time critiquing photos and putting together a sequence of the week's...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 03-20-2010
Replies: 33
Views: 3,272
Posted By kipkeston
The 23cII is a 6x9 enlarger and built like a...

The 23cII is a 6x9 enlarger and built like a tank. The omegas are good too. Buy whatever you can find in good condition locally.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-12-2010
Replies: 56
Views: 31,182
Posted By kipkeston
There's a 3 in the class.

There's a 3 in the class.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-11-2010
Replies: 56
Views: 31,182
Posted By kipkeston
I have a 4 and used to have a 2 and a biogon....

I have a 4 and used to have a 2 and a biogon. They're similar but the 4 was the sharpest at f2 and the biogon was the sharpest at f8. I kept the 4 because I loved its color rendering and gentle...
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 02-19-2010
Replies: 10
Views: 2,633
Posted By kipkeston
Is this a cine lens?

Is this a cine lens?
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 02-09-2010
Replies: 16
Views: 2,078
Posted By kipkeston
New Nikon lenses. 24/1.4 and 16-35/4vr

http://press.nikonusa.com/2010/02/nikon_releases_two_highly_anti.php

http://www.nikonusa.com/Find-Your-Nikon/Product/Camera-Lenses/2184/AF-S-NIKKOR-24mm-f%252F1.4G-ED.html

http://www.nikonusa.com/Fi...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 01-31-2010
Replies: 3
Views: 1,312
Posted By kipkeston
The M8 is fine at 1250 around 5000k, but falls...

The M8 is fine at 1250 around 5000k, but falls apart fast in in lower temps.
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 01-28-2010
Replies: 25
Views: 4,530
Posted By kipkeston
I just did this comparison. Partly to satisfy my...

I just did this comparison. Partly to satisfy my own curiosity. The comparison was totally unscientific but here it is.

Setup: Coolscan V vs V750. Vuescan, 3200dpi, locked exposures ([email protected]),...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 01-28-2010
Replies: 8
Views: 1,232
Posted By kipkeston
You don't need anything but the Vuescan software.

You don't need anything but the Vuescan software.
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-27-2010
Replies: 3,035
Views: 734,958
Posted By kipkeston
I just started scanning MF b/w on the V750. I...

I just started scanning MF b/w on the V750. I love the results!

http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4005/4309687295_aea790050f.jpg
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 01-27-2010
Replies: 25
Views: 4,530
Posted By kipkeston
I've seen comparisons around here, but I'm going...

I've seen comparisons around here, but I'm going to do my own Coolscan V against the V750 soon because I own both now.
Forum: Hardware / Computers / Drives / etc 01-25-2010
Replies: 4
Views: 1,780
Posted By kipkeston
I've been using this as my primary display since...

I've been using this as my primary display since May. I find it excellent all around including photos. I also calibrate on the i1 display2. I've heard reports of sample variation but mine is perfect....
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-23-2010
Replies: 3,035
Views: 734,958
Posted By kipkeston
I've become a recent owner of a medium format...

I've become a recent owner of a medium format camera: the 7ii. MF is a great option to have.

http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4062/4287901765_ee0e6f2db9.jpg
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 01-21-2010
Replies: 19
Views: 2,222
Posted By kipkeston
MBP 13" + V750 user here. I scan with Vuescan,...

MBP 13" + V750 user here. I scan with Vuescan, only serious choice for scanning.

I just started scanning medium format and I think the results are good....
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 01-17-2010
Replies: 11
Views: 1,646
Posted By kipkeston
Almost any flatbed should do the trick. Using a...

Almost any flatbed should do the trick. Using a V750 here.
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 01-17-2010
Replies: 29
Views: 2,953
Posted By kipkeston
The scans are fine. It's really just the...

The scans are fine. It's really just the photographer. If you want more control, scan and print yourself or go digital.
Forum: Off Topic 01-15-2010
Replies: 0
Views: 427
Posted By kipkeston
Raising money for Haiti through photo auctions

Hi guys,

Just giving a heads up about a photo auction group on Flickr for the Haiti earthquake. The winner of each auction donates to a charity, then the photographer sends the print to them.

The...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 01-01-2010
Replies: 64
Views: 7,067
Posted By kipkeston
You should check out Ruby on Rails. It's a great...

You should check out Ruby on Rails. It's a great platform to learn.
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-11-2009
Replies: 4
Views: 1,016
Posted By kipkeston
Common sense please everyone.

Common sense please everyone.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-10-2009
Replies: 15
Views: 1,565
Posted By kipkeston
There's zero benefit to buying the MP. Get the...

There's zero benefit to buying the MP.

Get the M6 with upgraded VF. The meter is handy, you'll use it.
Forum: Travel 12-09-2009
Replies: 51
Views: 3,775
Posted By kipkeston
Chelsea Savoy Hotel Colonial House Inn Larchmont...

Chelsea Savoy Hotel
Colonial House Inn
Larchmont Hotel
The Gershwin
New Yorker Hotel
Red Roof Inn
Super 8 Hotel Times Square

are $100 or less
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-06-2009
Replies: 16
Views: 7,404
Posted By kipkeston
Reviving the thread with my $250 dollar...

Reviving the thread with my $250 dollar craigslist purchase. a complete darkroom! setup in my apt basement.

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2495/4162379452_fb0531d2a9.jpg
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 12-05-2009
Replies: 401
Views: 154,779
Posted By kipkeston
Love this. Keep posting!

Love this. Keep posting!
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-04-2009
Replies: 54
Views: 14,241
Posted By kipkeston
I don't have any tonality problems with Tri-x in...

I don't have any tonality problems with Tri-x in Xtol 1:1. Enlargements are very sharp. It's been my go-to for two years now.

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2493/4156732794_62b11db12e_o.jpg
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-04-2009
Replies: 23
Views: 2,284
Posted By kipkeston
Great camera. Don't think I'll ever part with...

Great camera. Don't think I'll ever part with mine.
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 12-04-2009
Replies: 50
Views: 7,231
Posted By kipkeston
looks awesome in there

looks awesome in there
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 12-04-2009
Replies: 42
Views: 4,303
Posted By kipkeston
The frame lines are fine, just learn your camera....

The frame lines are fine, just learn your camera. That said, I'd still prefer the .2 for its quiet shutter.
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 12-03-2009
Replies: 1
Views: 890
Posted By kipkeston
color looks great in the last one

color looks great in the last one
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-24-2009
Replies: 33
Views: 2,229
Posted By kipkeston
Much better than a D90. The M6 will last you for...

Much better than a D90. The M6 will last you for the rest of your life. I know mine will.
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 11-24-2009
Replies: 4
Views: 1,168
Posted By kipkeston
It's totally normal. Actually I should say common.

It's totally normal. Actually I should say common.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 11-24-2009
Replies: 67
Views: 13,594
Posted By kipkeston
It's only valid until the end of the year. So you...

It's only valid until the end of the year. So you can't register now.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-22-2009
Replies: 36
Views: 3,110
Posted By kipkeston
Hmm. I think my FM2n cost me close to $200. Guess...

Hmm. I think my FM2n cost me close to $200. Guess I was ripped off.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-22-2009
Replies: 26
Views: 2,266
Posted By kipkeston
Very nice photos. Is this with the 35...

Very nice photos. Is this with the 35 summicron-asph?
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 11-19-2009
Replies: 11
Views: 2,988
Posted By kipkeston
Nice work! Must've been fun.

Nice work! Must've been fun.
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-17-2009
Replies: 4
Views: 962
Posted By kipkeston
Yes, keep the 35

Yes, keep the 35
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 11-17-2009
Replies: 22
Views: 2,413
Posted By kipkeston
I don't, but I'd love to see more of yours.

I don't, but I'd love to see more of yours.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-12-2009
Replies: 77
Views: 8,872
Posted By kipkeston
I'd bet something like the FM3a. AE+all...

I'd bet something like the FM3a. AE+all mechanical.
Forum: Argus RF 11-12-2009
Replies: 34
Views: 6,301
Posted By kipkeston
This is surprising. I don't think bears do this...

This is surprising. I don't think bears do this anymore. Not to mention I think if anyone saw you feeding a bear, someone would have the rangers on your ass. Great shots.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-11-2009
Replies: 28
Views: 2,638
Posted By kipkeston
a v3 summicron fits that description

a v3 summicron fits that description
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-08-2009
Replies: 77
Views: 5,585
Posted By kipkeston
Nope but maybe later.

Nope but maybe later.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-07-2009
Replies: 11
Views: 1,709
Posted By kipkeston
They're all small. I doubt any matters much.

They're all small. I doubt any matters much.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 11-04-2009
Replies: 27
Views: 2,830
Posted By kipkeston
Leica makes two 28mm lenses.

Leica makes two 28mm lenses.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-01-2009
Replies: 3
Views: 714
Posted By kipkeston
Send it to a person who can service it.

Send it to a person who can service it.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 10-22-2009
Replies: 28
Views: 3,657
Posted By kipkeston
You'll let us know when you get it right?

You'll let us know when you get it right?
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-15-2009
Replies: 50
Views: 2,941
Posted By kipkeston
Clearly everyone wants the M10. An M9 with...

Clearly everyone wants the M10. An M9 with competitive low light abilities;)
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 10-15-2009
Replies: 9
Views: 1,372
Posted By kipkeston
notes: weather condition, indoor/outdoor, and the...

notes: weather condition, indoor/outdoor, and the number of frames shot if the roll isn't finished. With a print: the exposure and treatment.
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-14-2009
Replies: 50
Views: 2,941
Posted By kipkeston
M film body styling with D3s low light abilities.

M film body styling with D3s low light abilities.
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 10-10-2009
Replies: 16
Views: 1,515
Posted By kipkeston
I doubt it's stolen. Thieves rarely have the...

I doubt it's stolen. Thieves rarely have the opportunity or the thought to steal the charger too. Not to mention box and papers? Who keeps that junk?

It is sad to see an M8 for that price though....
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 10-10-2009
Replies: 23
Views: 1,137
Posted By kipkeston
The price is reasonable. It's not the price you'd...

The price is reasonable. It's not the price you'd find around here, but that's fine. Grab it and enjoy my favorite camera setup!
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 10-10-2009
Replies: 23
Views: 1,137
Posted By kipkeston
if posted here in the classifieds, I don't think...

if posted here in the classifieds, I don't think it would go for more than $1850usd. 1000 for the 6, and 850 for the v3.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-10-2009
Replies: 35
Views: 3,754
Posted By kipkeston
It's as good as that other film, I think it's...

It's as good as that other film, I think it's called tri-x
Forum: Travel 10-10-2009
Replies: 18
Views: 1,990
Posted By kipkeston
I love photographing in Ist. Great stuff.

I love photographing in Ist. Great stuff.
Forum: Xpan & Other Panoramics 10-09-2009
Replies: 7
Views: 7,641
Posted By kipkeston
that looks great. post more!

that looks great. post more!
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 10-06-2009
Replies: 9
Views: 1,731
Posted By kipkeston
Might be popular at around 1k

Might be popular at around 1k
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 10-04-2009
Replies: 26
Views: 3,971
Posted By kipkeston
M8 and M9 IQ are about the same, so I doubt the...

M8 and M9 IQ are about the same, so I doubt the X1 will be better.
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 10-02-2009
Replies: 36
Views: 3,302
Posted By kipkeston
my favorite

my favorite
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 09-28-2009
Replies: 15
Views: 1,708
Posted By kipkeston
Or look around for a refurb

Or look around for a refurb
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 09-27-2009
Replies: 13
Views: 1,214
Posted By kipkeston
It's loud. I find Nikon DSLR shutters to be...

It's loud. I find Nikon DSLR shutters to be really obnoxious.

You could listen to a recording here. http://www.nikond700.com/nikon-d700-review/compared-nikon-d700-vs-canon-5d/ It sounds like a...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 09-25-2009
Replies: 22
Views: 1,634
Posted By kipkeston
Gitzo Traveler! I love mine. I've used it with...

Gitzo Traveler! I love mine. I've used it with the M, the Blad, and SLRs.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-14-2009
Replies: 8
Views: 1,064
Posted By kipkeston
DAG masked mine on my M6. It wasn't very...

DAG masked mine on my M6. It wasn't very expensive at all if I recall. I had the 135 and 75 masked so that I have, 28, 35, 50 and 90 now. Perfect!
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-11-2009
Replies: 7
Views: 858
Posted By kipkeston
DAG replies to 90% of my emails =)

DAG replies to 90% of my emails =)
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-13-2009
Replies: 5
Views: 835
Posted By kipkeston
Good tip of course. Do people do that here for...

Good tip of course. Do people do that here for some reason?
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-13-2009
Replies: 5
Views: 835
Posted By kipkeston
Oh I just set it up for my top 5 fav...

Oh I just set it up for my top 5 fav photographers

http://utensi.com/kipkeston/89-top-5-photographers
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-12-2009
Replies: 5
Views: 835
Posted By kipkeston
Yeah it's a good question, yet we do it quite a...

Yeah it's a good question, yet we do it quite a bit here on RFF a largely photo gear oriented forum.
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-12-2009
Replies: 5
Views: 835
Posted By kipkeston
A clean canvas to display your photo gear?

Hi!

I think RFFers would find such a tool fun and useful. It's Utensi. The idea is to provide a space to create sets or lists and make them easily accessible and shared online.

I'm linking my...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 06-05-2009
Replies: 21
Views: 2,098
Posted By kipkeston
It's gritty. I love it.

It's gritty. I love it.
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 04-30-2009
Replies: 73
Views: 5,669
Posted By kipkeston
I like this a lot! I have to agree people...

I like this a lot!

I have to agree people generally are not able to isolate how a photo looks from its content and form. I think learning to separate the two is a pretty critical step towards...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 04-27-2009
Replies: 38
Views: 2,601
Posted By kipkeston
I have 6000 photos on my flickr for friends and...

I have 6000 photos on my flickr for friends and family and around 180 photos for anyone who strolls by the page.
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 04-26-2009
Replies: 37
Views: 5,761
Posted By kipkeston
Oh yeah. I need to get a new plate for it. =)!

Oh yeah. I need to get a new plate for it. =)!
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 04-22-2009
Replies: 151
Views: 15,745
Posted By kipkeston
webb, majoli

webb, majoli
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 04-22-2009
Replies: 75
Views: 5,398
Posted By kipkeston
It's not a problem. If it were a problem, the SLR...

It's not a problem. If it were a problem, the SLR wouldn't be the predominate professional camera.
Forum: Hardware / Computers / Drives / etc 04-21-2009
Replies: 44
Views: 6,020
Posted By kipkeston
save for the MBP

save for the MBP
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-19-2009
Replies: 20
Views: 1,734
Posted By kipkeston
provia 400x. very cool stuff

provia 400x. very cool stuff
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-17-2009
Replies: 11
Views: 943
Posted By kipkeston
I hear the hard part is keeping the temp...

I hear the hard part is keeping the temp consistent. I had a friend who did it for a little while until he realized home E6 was just not economical.
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 04-17-2009
Replies: 37
Views: 5,761
Posted By kipkeston
The best bang for you buck is probably a Gitzo,...

The best bang for you buck is probably a Gitzo, like the 1541T

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2316/1946002973_a2a24ba937.jpg
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 04-15-2009
Replies: 6
Views: 1,029
Posted By kipkeston
It's fine.

It's fine.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-15-2009
Replies: 30
Views: 2,188
Posted By kipkeston
If privacy is the issue, just realize there is no...

If privacy is the issue, just realize there is no privacy on the street and just take photos.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-14-2009
Replies: 10
Views: 1,954
Posted By kipkeston
Its size is why I haven't swapped it for the...

Its size is why I haven't swapped it for the pre-asph and its price is why I haven't swapped it for the cron.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-06-2009
Replies: 5
Views: 1,324
Posted By kipkeston
A seller once claimed there was an IQ difference...

A seller once claimed there was an IQ difference to justify the premium. When I asked him to cite his reference he couldn't come up with anything. That said I've never seen any evidence for...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-03-2009
Replies: 3
Views: 1,133
Posted By kipkeston
That's a movie I really would have expected to be...

That's a movie I really would have expected to be shot digitally. Cool nonetheless.
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 04-03-2009
Replies: 26
Views: 2,790
Posted By kipkeston
These are really the tones I see when I scan...

These are really the tones I see when I scan tri-x made with this lens. how are you processing your b/ws? :D
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-03-2009
Replies: 26
Views: 5,824
Posted By kipkeston
Are you talking about having lines set for...

Are you talking about having lines set for infinity instead of closest distance? That might be more complicated.

If you're simply talking about seeing only 35-50-90 frame lines instead of the...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 04-02-2009
Replies: 14
Views: 1,541
Posted By kipkeston
if you operate the M8 manually a lot, then the...

if you operate the M8 manually a lot, then the M6TTL or M7 would be perfect! save save
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-02-2009
Replies: 5,574
Views: 956,779
Posted By kipkeston
Funny I haven't seen this thread sooner. I camera...

Funny I haven't seen this thread sooner. I camera and coffee it all the time. This one's at home...

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3542/3398373801_57ffce7e11.jpg

peet's and illy are my favs
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 04-02-2009
Replies: 12
Views: 1,399
Posted By kipkeston
So you buy the charger and the plates and you can...

So you buy the charger and the plates and you can charge two batteries at once?
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-01-2009
Replies: 391
Views: 84,074
Posted By kipkeston
Having owned an M7 and never a ZM, I'd get a ZM....

Having owned an M7 and never a ZM, I'd get a ZM. I preferred my beat M6 to the shiny M7 so I sold it. AE was superfluous.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-01-2009
Replies: 35
Views: 2,955
Posted By kipkeston
Can someone please clarify the part?

Can someone please clarify the part?
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 03-31-2009
Replies: 26
Views: 2,790
Posted By kipkeston
35/2 summicron IV here. Love everything about it...

35/2 summicron IV here. Love everything about it except at f/2. There I have my doubts. But I'd buy it again.
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 03-20-2009
Replies: 10
Views: 1,409
Posted By kipkeston
I'm going to try one in Istanbul tomorrow!...

I'm going to try one in Istanbul tomorrow! (black) =) I doubt it's discon'd
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 03-20-2009
Replies: 26
Views: 1,793
Posted By kipkeston
You're asking whether 41mm is a more all around...

You're asking whether 41mm is a more all around focal length than 28mm? It is.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-18-2009
Replies: 15
Views: 1,324
Posted By kipkeston
I have the 12-24 nikkor. It's a good lens. I use...

I have the 12-24 nikkor. It's a good lens. I use it at 12 a lot. It's got some [email protected] of course and not razor sharp in the extreme corners until 18, but still a very handy lens on DX.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-17-2009
Replies: 27
Views: 3,194
Posted By kipkeston
Im considering getting one for my d300. There is...

Im considering getting one for my d300. There is a lot of chatter about this being good on the FX. I'm holding back due to its high distortion and CA. But we will see.
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 03-13-2009
Replies: 122
Views: 12,420
Posted By kipkeston
Wouldn't RF coupling be useful on the M8?

Wouldn't RF coupling be useful on the M8?
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 03-08-2009
Replies: 68
Views: 5,016
Posted By kipkeston
I'm pretty stoked about this discreet mode. Sure...

I'm pretty stoked about this discreet mode. Sure it's not cloth quiet, but it does make a difference. Happy about WB too.
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 02-23-2009
Replies: 57
Views: 4,776
Posted By kipkeston
Anyway I assume this applies to any situation you...

Anyway I assume this applies to any situation you get caught in with the wrong lens. Take the shot with the 90 and learn to never mount such a long lens on the street ever again.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-22-2009
Replies: 69
Views: 5,512
Posted By kipkeston
Maybe we'll see the end of the P and 7, and...

Maybe we'll see the end of the P and 7, and leica's final camera, the MP with AE, but all speeds operational without batteries.

Anyway, the M6 is my last and only film M. Every other M has too much...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 02-21-2009
Replies: 3
Views: 962
Posted By kipkeston
Good show. The last couple episodes where...

Good show. The last couple episodes where disappointing. Is what really where photography is headed, photomanip? The rest has all been done? It's no longer cutting edge to head to the streets?
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 02-20-2009
Replies: 119
Views: 11,178
Posted By kipkeston
Sorry, I'm in the 35 camp. It unpretentiously...

Sorry, I'm in the 35 camp. It unpretentiously says "this is what I see, isn't it awesome?" I love a 28 or 50 however.
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 02-19-2009
Replies: 33
Views: 3,330
Posted By kipkeston
Photos look great! How are you processing them?...

Photos look great! How are you processing them? They look just like your c41 scans!
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-18-2009
Replies: 25
Views: 2,368
Posted By kipkeston
DAG I think said the film advance got smoother in...

DAG I think said the film advance got smoother in the 2mil+ serials
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-18-2009
Replies: 15
Views: 1,274
Posted By kipkeston
Shoot DAG an email!

Shoot DAG an email!
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 02-17-2009
Replies: 51
Views: 9,720
Posted By kipkeston
gitzo g-lock collets and rss heads here.

gitzo g-lock collets and rss heads here.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 02-17-2009
Replies: 22
Views: 2,304
Posted By kipkeston
I'm getting the 35 for sure. I'm a D300 user....

I'm getting the 35 for sure. I'm a D300 user. Great camera I think. So I'll have the 12-24 nikkor and 35/1.8. Sounds good!
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-17-2009
Replies: 67
Views: 4,376
Posted By kipkeston
Do you use a vented lens hood rogue?

Do you use a vented lens hood rogue?
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-12-2009
Replies: 8
Views: 921
Posted By kipkeston
I would 600-700. If someone is foolish enough to...

I would 600-700. If someone is foolish enough to pay more because its german, I'd be surprised.
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 02-10-2009
Replies: 26
Views: 1,644
Posted By kipkeston
I scan all 35mm photos. It's just easier that way.

I scan all 35mm photos. It's just easier that way.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-10-2009
Replies: 28
Views: 2,100
Posted By kipkeston
I'm no expert on the matter but I would say they...

I'm no expert on the matter but I would say they are all equally reliable since the shutter has remained unchanged for decades. What's more I doubt anyone can say a particlular model has failed more...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 02-06-2009
Replies: 38
Views: 3,518
Posted By kipkeston
Photoshop is hands down better for everything but...

Photoshop is hands down better for everything but file management. I personally import and manage w lightroom and go though ps for output.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-29-2009
Replies: 52
Views: 4,085
Posted By kipkeston
he's going to have to do a bit of searching for...

he's going to have to do a bit of searching for $900 v4 ^^
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-29-2009
Replies: 52
Views: 4,085
Posted By kipkeston
a 40 cron just popped up here. that's an...

a 40 cron just popped up here. that's an excellent optic too!
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-29-2009
Replies: 52
Views: 4,085
Posted By kipkeston
I used the biogon for a year or so. It's a very...

I used the biogon for a year or so. It's a very sharp lens, with all around excellent characteristics. F/2 was not in the same league as 2.8-22. My biggest complaint with the lens was the character...
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 01-27-2009
Replies: 26
Views: 9,022
Posted By kipkeston
nokton and a skopar gets my vote

nokton and a skopar gets my vote
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-19-2009
Replies: 7
Views: 1,002
Posted By kipkeston
1/8th is no sweat. the rest requires a bit of...

1/8th is no sweat. the rest requires a bit of effort =)

but at those speeds you really should be asking how large you intend to print
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-19-2009
Replies: 30
Views: 2,713
Posted By kipkeston
They are both mechanical shutters. One has...

They are both mechanical shutters. One has electromagnets to time the curtains the other gears and cams.
The m7 is realy only quieter at slow speeds when you would otherwise hear the whirr in the...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-18-2009
Replies: 44
Views: 4,930
Posted By kipkeston
Anyone have more photos of this lens taken in b/w...

Anyone have more photos of this lens taken in b/w film?
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 01-18-2009
Replies: 7
Views: 1,369
Posted By kipkeston
Look, I know this has been discussed before but...

Look, I know this has been discussed before but the recent film Ms are also .7 from what I've seen from FAQ's and a few leica books from the library. I think it's only after the M8 with chimping did...
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