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Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 15
Views: 550
Posted By Fraser
Just get some insurance and don’t put it down in...

Just get some insurance and don’t put it down in the sand.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 32
Views: 809
Posted By Fraser
Once you get the hang of it its probably easier...

Once you get the hang of it its probably easier than black and white in some ways because there is a definite right and wrong. I first started processing with a jobo processor (bought one for £40...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 43
Views: 1,115
Posted By Fraser
What camera do you have at the moment?

What camera do you have at the moment?
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 280
Posted By Fraser
Decided to try nikonscan, so after dragging out...

Decided to try nikonscan, so after dragging out an old pc and scanning a neg final image is just the same as silverfast. It did remind me how I used to think the user interface was bad but now after...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 280
Posted By Fraser
I will give it a try cheers.

I will give it a try cheers.
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 280
Posted By Fraser
Unless I spend a lot of money I don't think I'm...

Unless I spend a lot of money I don't think I'm going to find a much better scanner. I'm pretty sure its more likely a software/user issue, old film stock or over dev making negatives to...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 280
Posted By Fraser
That could be something to think about I'm still...

That could be something to think about I'm still exposing and developing as if I'm still wet printing.
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 280
Posted By Fraser
Thats all true but I have no problem with colour,...

Thats all true but I have no problem with colour, c41 or e6.
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 280
Posted By Fraser
silverfast scans overexposed

When I scan black and white with silverfast (8 se) on my coolscan V the scans always come out way overexposed virtually no detail in the lighter tones even if i drag the exposure down in the Negafix...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 51
Views: 1,519
Posted By Fraser
M4 black and white body M9 or d810 colour.

M4 black and white body M9 or d810 colour.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 07-03-2019
Replies: 3,743
Views: 711,205
Posted By Fraser
Just ran a roll of film through one of my Om4s...

Just ran a roll of film through one of my Om4s last week reminded me how good the om lenses are, I'm now in the process of selling all my Nikon F stuff but I'm keeping the OM stuff!
Forum: Film vs Digital 06-08-2019
Replies: 42
Views: 1,529
Posted By Fraser
I don't over think shooting film as it really...

I don't over think shooting film as it really doesn't make much sense in the digital age, but I enjoy it, its good fun!
I wouldn't buy an MA though get something classic like an M4 and the money you...
Forum: Nikon RF 04-09-2019
Replies: 4
Views: 353
Posted By Fraser
I bought one of these a few years ago used it for...

I bought one of these a few years ago used it for a bit then started doing the trick with dslr shooting through shutter you are testing.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 03-31-2019
Replies: 20
Views: 1,400
Posted By Fraser
Its got higher pixel resolution LCD than a M-D :D

Its got higher pixel resolution LCD than a M-D :D
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-17-2019
Replies: 212
Views: 7,517
Posted By Fraser
Don't let the sticky back put you off its easily...

Don't let the sticky back put you off its easily polished off and makes them an even bigger bargain!
https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4915/40437756813_d80c6177ba_z.jpg...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-16-2019
Replies: 55
Views: 1,579
Posted By Fraser
I had an Alfa 156 v6 sportswagon a good few years...

I had an Alfa 156 v6 sportswagon a good few years ago loved it great to drive but the electronics drove me crazy! My wife still jokes everytime we see an alfa "I bet he has lots of lights on his...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-16-2019
Replies: 212
Views: 7,517
Posted By Fraser
The problem is pro or semi pro SLRs from the 90s...

The problem is pro or semi pro SLRs from the 90s are so cheap why bother looking at lower level bodies shame really. In the last couple of months I've bought an EOS 5 and a F90x both for around £25...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-10-2019
Replies: 55
Views: 1,579
Posted By Fraser
The 5 is my favourite one and I've pretty much...

The 5 is my favourite one and I've pretty much used them all and still have a couple of 1vs, except for the eye focus which is a bit of a gimmick if you ask me but its easily ignored!
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-08-2019
Replies: 55
Views: 1,579
Posted By Fraser
just make sure no stickiness dark areas on the...

just make sure no stickiness dark areas on the shutter as they are awful for failing shutters caused by foam bumpers breaking down and turning into stick goo. What makes it worse is the shutter...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 03-08-2019
Replies: 3
Views: 329
Posted By Fraser
thanks for the offer peter thats very kind but, i...

thanks for the offer peter thats very kind but, i have already got scan 1.2 for the mac and the last versions for pc and mac what i really need is 1.2 for pc.
Thanks
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 03-08-2019
Replies: 3
Views: 329
Posted By Fraser
got it to work with some old vuescan software,...

got it to work with some old vuescan software, first scan not bad (Kodachrome) for a £5.50 scanner. The only thing is I could do with an FH2 as I only have the FH3 so at the moment can only really...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 03-08-2019
Replies: 3
Views: 329
Posted By Fraser
Scsi software for Nikon

Anyone know where I can find Nikon scan software that works with coolscan 2, has to be Nikon scan 3 or older.

Cheers
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 02-27-2019
Replies: 31
Views: 929
Posted By Fraser
https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7911/47230812501_df...

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7911/47230812501_dff9b00f9f_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2eXCg4t)16fbpicMarchmoons_022b (https://flic.kr/p/2eXCg4t) by Fraser Bremner...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-24-2019
Replies: 7,427
Views: 3,787,247
Posted By Fraser
Funny how all these old black paint Ms seem to...

Funny how all these old black paint Ms seem to have been by the looks of them owned by a photographer that has shot it for years with thousands of rolls but yet never scratched them or bumped or...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-13-2019
Replies: 68
Views: 2,012
Posted By Fraser
I know its not on your list but maybe if you are...

I know its not on your list but maybe if you are patient and have a good look an M4p could be within budget as it has the 28mm framelines if not you can't go wrong with the M2.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-25-2019
Replies: 5
Views: 381
Posted By Fraser
Had one in the past mostly shot with digital but...

Had one in the past mostly shot with digital but probably did try it with film, great sharp lens in my opinion canons best wide the mark2 version anyway, never shot the original one.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-21-2019
Replies: 2,692
Views: 792,119
Posted By Fraser
Another ebay find, in my first staff job these...

Another ebay find, in my first staff job these were the supplied cameras Eos 1 and 3 always seem to get all the interest but the 5 is one of my...
Forum: Nikon RF 01-15-2019
Replies: 396
Views: 6,353
Posted By Fraser
I think film sales are rising that seems to be...

I think film sales are rising that seems to be the case in my nearest camera shop, but they have risen from virtually none to very low. I don't think film camera sales have risen, a lot of film...
Forum: Nikon RF 01-11-2019
Replies: 396
Views: 6,353
Posted By Fraser
I think thats a bit over the top! Nothing wrong...

I think thats a bit over the top!
Nothing wrong with the M6 vf or using Zinc.
Forum: Nikon RF 01-11-2019
Replies: 396
Views: 6,353
Posted By Fraser
Before Nikon make any more RF cameras I'd rather...

Before Nikon make any more RF cameras I'd rather have them making scanners again.
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 01-09-2019
Replies: 24
Views: 5,787
Posted By Fraser
I use auto iso every working day I think its...

I use auto iso every working day I think its great especially with aperture priority.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-07-2019
Replies: 19
Views: 642
Posted By Fraser
Cheers got it cheap a few years ago because of...

Cheers got it cheap a few years ago because of the common haze/oil on the aperture issue thats easily cleaned.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-06-2019
Replies: 19
Views: 642
Posted By Fraser
I have no problem with my 1.2 so I can't see how...

I have no problem with my 1.2 so I can't see how the 1.8 or 1.4 would cause any issue.
https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1642/23464050793_3fd427d627.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/BKroPT)15fbpicM9canon50_01...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-06-2019
Replies: 41
Views: 1,421
Posted By Fraser
i would rather just use them, its a simple...

i would rather just use them, its a simple process to do it and once painted can't hardly notice it.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-26-2018
Replies: 3,743
Views: 711,205
Posted By Fraser
I have the 1.8 and the 1.4 and find the 1.8 much...

I have the 1.8 and the 1.4 and find the 1.8 much sharper and also smaller.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-16-2018
Replies: 256
Views: 5,707
Posted By Fraser
I've ai converted at least a dozen lenses its...

I've ai converted at least a dozen lenses its quite easy just take your time and don't file to much!
Plenty of good buys out there I picked this up not too long ago the two touch version, already...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-03-2018
Replies: 2,692
Views: 792,119
Posted By Fraser
:D:D:D:D:D:D

:D:D:D:D:D:D
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-03-2018
Replies: 2,692
Views: 792,119
Posted By Fraser
not sure what you mean how you holding your mouth...

not sure what you mean how you holding your mouth ???

my serial is 2463, I just tried it again and without the lens on it doesn't fire maybe it is slightly faulty?
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-02-2018
Replies: 2,692
Views: 792,119
Posted By Fraser
As already said the 600, 630 etc are really cheap...

As already said the 600, 630 etc are really cheap I have a couple of 630s and I think I only paid about £12 for them and the RT was only £18. The good thing about the 600 is they don't seem to suffer...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-01-2018
Replies: 2,692
Views: 792,119
Posted By Fraser
From the same...

From the same family!
https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4857/44318035580_e80432faa6.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2awevXJ)18fbpicCanonRT_01 (https://flic.kr/p/2awevXJ) by f4saregreat!...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-01-2018
Replies: 188
Views: 11,808
Posted By Fraser
I shot some Ektachrome 200 yesterday from 1986,...

I shot some Ektachrome 200 yesterday from 1986, although I did rate it at 100iso!
Considering the age of the film and the overcast conditions not...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 11-24-2018
Replies: 10
Views: 580
Posted By Fraser
The film has always been kept frozen, but I still...

The film has always been kept frozen, but I still just half the ISO and that seems to work ok. Most of my film is expired when I left my staff job the film came with me! and that was 16ish years ago....
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 11-24-2018
Replies: 10
Views: 580
Posted By Fraser
thanks for all the nice comments heres the...

thanks for all the nice comments heres the complete list-
FP4+ -18
HP5+ -21
Neopan 400 -1 (wish there was more 400!)
Neopan 1600 -6
Fujichrome 100 -6
Fujichrome 400 -5
Ektachrome 64 -1
Ektachrome...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-23-2018
Replies: 90
Views: 6,701
Posted By Fraser
I bought it with 6months warranty and I'm talking...

I bought it with 6months warranty and I'm talking £ rather than $ :D
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-22-2018
Replies: 90
Views: 6,701
Posted By Fraser
Still a great camera but would have to be cheap...

Still a great camera but would have to be cheap as I just bought a d810 for £600.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 11-22-2018
Replies: 10
Views: 580
Posted By Fraser
148 rolls

A relative sent me his film stock today as no longer wanted it, Iím really pleased as itís 148 rolls including a lot of Fuji colour 1600, 800, Kodak ektapress in different speeds around 50 rolls of...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-12-2018
Replies: 5
Views: 341
Posted By Fraser
ok that makes sense, a bit weird eh!

ok that makes sense, a bit weird eh!
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-12-2018
Replies: 5
Views: 341
Posted By Fraser
Cheers both my batteries are still ok its just I...

Cheers both my batteries are still ok its just I was wondering why the camera says calibrate but (unlike Canon chargers that have a button) there seems no way of doing it.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-12-2018
Replies: 5
Views: 341
Posted By Fraser
Nikon EN-EL15 battery calibrate

Normally I can figure these things out but I can't this time how do you calibrate a Nikon EN-EL15 battery with a MH-25a charger?
Thanks.
https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4843/45120433474_816383d4a3.jpg...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 11-08-2018
Replies: 52
Views: 2,545
Posted By Fraser
If the camera has it I use aperture priority if...

If the camera has it I use aperture priority if not manual makes no difference film or digital. On digital I use auto iso which leaves focus aperture and shutter speed exactly the same as shooting...
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-06-2018
Replies: 166
Views: 4,570
Posted By Fraser
is there a fast way to delete pics, as I have a...

is there a fast way to delete pics, as I have a lot of pics that could easily be removed to get me below 1000?
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 11-02-2018
Replies: 445
Views: 13,511
Posted By Fraser
two m10s- 1320g two canons - 2680g I normally...

two m10s- 1320g
two canons - 2680g

I normally have three bodies with me I couldn't use Ms need wides and long lenses all the time. I tried shooting primes for a bit 24, 50 and a 135 but a 16-35 and...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 11-02-2018
Replies: 445
Views: 13,511
Posted By Fraser
I would love to be able to carry a couple of...

I would love to be able to carry a couple of Leicas around as one of the worst parts of my job is the weight of gear!!
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 11-02-2018
Replies: 445
Views: 13,511
Posted By Fraser
I still think its cheesy camera thats overpriced...

I still think its cheesy camera thats overpriced for what it is, starting my career in film the best thing about digital is the LCD and I still think that. Its not aimed at professionals (maybe some...
Forum: Hardware / Computers / Drives / etc 10-31-2018
Replies: 38
Views: 1,677
Posted By Fraser
Same here SSD just completely transformed my 2010...

Same here SSD just completely transformed my 2010 (I think maybe 2012) macbook pro. I use it for work (Newspapers) and it still works great, the only annoying thing is the latest ios has slowed...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-29-2018
Replies: 35
Views: 1,239
Posted By Fraser
that seems to ring a bell! I wouldn't bother...

that seems to ring a bell!
I wouldn't bother looking for a microdrive as even when they were new they were not too reliable and they use much more...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 10-28-2018
Replies: 34
Views: 946
Posted By Fraser
So got hold of some ID-11 plus-x rated at 100iso...

So got hold of some ID-11 plus-x rated at 100iso ID-11 1+3 13mins, seems a bit better.
https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1971/44876199664_9beeeac83e.jpg...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 10-26-2018
Replies: 445
Views: 13,511
Posted By Fraser
Exactly, The best thing about a digital camera is...

Exactly,
The best thing about a digital camera is the ability too look at your pictures.
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 10-26-2018
Replies: 445
Views: 13,511
Posted By Fraser
And is it also mandatory to love everything Leica...

And is it also mandatory to love everything Leica makes, and if you don't like it keep quiet?:D
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 10-26-2018
Replies: 445
Views: 13,511
Posted By Fraser
Nikon and Canon finished making interchangeable...

Nikon and Canon finished making interchangeable Lens RF cameras in the early 60s I'm pretty sure if there was any money in it they would still be making them. I wouldn't call a digital M a basic...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 10-25-2018
Replies: 445
Views: 13,511
Posted By Fraser
Now that is funny:D:D:D

Now that is funny:D:D:D
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-25-2018
Replies: 35
Views: 1,239
Posted By Fraser
The d200 was another great camera bought one new...

The d200 was another great camera bought one new and sometimes look back at the pictures and think about buying another one.
D200
https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3050/2981234913_841bd2b4aa_z.jpg...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-24-2018
Replies: 35
Views: 1,239
Posted By Fraser
Another weird thing I just remembered like the...

Another weird thing I just remembered like the Canon 1d no zoom function on the LCD.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-24-2018
Replies: 35
Views: 1,239
Posted By Fraser
I still remember when my father-in law who is...

I still remember when my father-in law who is also a newspaper photographer showed me the d1, I was still shooting film at my newspaper and it was amazing! Never owned one when they were new I went...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-24-2018
Replies: 23
Views: 599
Posted By Fraser
Its never that sunny in Scotland so no need to...

Its never that sunny in Scotland so no need to worry, here sunny 16 is actually sunny 11 (at best). I always think its better just to use a meter even if you just use it every few shots to give you a...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 10-24-2018
Replies: 445
Views: 13,511
Posted By Fraser
I'm angry because I think Leica cameras are great...

I'm angry because I think Leica cameras are great and I still think my film Ms are the best cameras I've ever used, but when a company that years ago could make something so functional and nice to...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 10-24-2018
Replies: 445
Views: 13,511
Posted By Fraser
Leica may be marketing it as a grip but its main...

Leica may be marketing it as a grip but its main purpose is for posers to pretend they are shooting film like the good old days of photography.
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 10-24-2018
Replies: 445
Views: 13,511
Posted By Fraser
Just another overpriced pretentious piece of...

Just another overpriced pretentious piece of jewellery from Leica. Funny how much abuse the Df got when it was released because it went for the 'retro' look but at least everything on it actually...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-19-2018
Replies: 51
Views: 1,840
Posted By Fraser
The perfect camera for everyday carry is a Leica...

The perfect camera for everyday carry is a Leica M, why not just get some insurance and use the camera you already have?
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-18-2018
Replies: 51
Views: 1,840
Posted By Fraser
I have a couple of New F1 (that what the picture...

I have a couple of New F1 (that what the picture is) and have had F3 in the past never the minolta, in my opinion F3 is lighter than the New F1 but is far better made, I would agree with others...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 10-16-2018
Replies: 445
Views: 13,511
Posted By Fraser
Is they viewfinder not turned the wrong way round...

Is they viewfinder not turned the wrong way round looks like it only shoots uprights?
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 10-16-2018
Replies: 7
Views: 873
Posted By Fraser
I would think that a new sensor should have at...

I would think that a new sensor should have at least a years warranty, maybe fingers crossed.
Good luck I hope it works out.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-16-2018
Replies: 18
Views: 716
Posted By Fraser
I didn't mean there was no changes to the body...

I didn't mean there was no changes to the body during production, but if you take the prism off it is a Nikon F.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-15-2018
Replies: 18
Views: 716
Posted By Fraser
They are all nikon F its just the finder that...

They are all nikon F its just the finder that changes as for how much its worth better checking ebay for sold ones and also depends if the meter works.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 10-14-2018
Replies: 34
Views: 946
Posted By Fraser
Thats maybe a bit...

Thats maybe a bit better?
https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1926/44596688944_746799e23b_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2aWRFU5)18fbpicsM4plusxwalkerburn_001b (https://flic.kr/p/2aWRFU5) by f4saregreat!...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 10-14-2018
Replies: 34
Views: 946
Posted By Fraser
Just fancied a change, and it does seem to give a...

Just fancied a change, and it does seem to give a bit of a nicer neg, probably what I should really do is just by some d76!
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 10-14-2018
Replies: 34
Views: 946
Posted By Fraser
Shot another couple of rolls today of some random...

Shot another couple of rolls today of some random things!
Shot at 50iso and reduced dev time to 40 minutes, the negs still need a bit of editing with levels etc but seem far less extreme, less...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 10-13-2018
Replies: 34
Views: 946
Posted By Fraser
I have been developing this film in rodinal for a...

I have been developing this film in rodinal for a good few years normally I just expose at 100iso and process at 1+50 12mins. I used to use tmax dev and xtol but rodinal is just so handy!
Nokton48 I...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 10-13-2018
Replies: 34
Views: 946
Posted By Fraser
Maybe as suggested I need to increase exposure...

Maybe as suggested I need to increase exposure for the shadows ie shoot at 80iso and decrease exposure to save the highlights?
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 10-13-2018
Replies: 34
Views: 946
Posted By Fraser
Thanks for the suggestions so far, just to give...

Thanks for the suggestions so far, just to give you an idea what the default scan looks like without any editing-
https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1956/31418060598_c3968eac41_c.jpg...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 10-13-2018
Replies: 13
Views: 739
Posted By Fraser
I don't see it, they look like they are between...

I don't see it, they look like they are between the elements, yes the old Nikon 300mm and 180mm both have exposed aperture blades bit weird the first time you see them!
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 10-13-2018
Replies: 34
Views: 946
Posted By Fraser
Light tones too dense

Decided to try stand dev with plus-x (movie stock) rodinal 1-100 1 hour agitate 30 secs and then 5secs at 30mins turned out quite nice except the light tones are very dense for my scanner (Nikon),...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 10-11-2018
Replies: 13
Views: 739
Posted By Fraser
I never bother with a loader as all my film is...

I never bother with a loader as all my film is 400feet rolls, just measure using my arms length from finger tip to finger tip and its always around 34-37 frames with no wasted film for the leaders.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 10-11-2018
Replies: 19
Views: 1,182
Posted By Fraser
Having re-read your post probably isn't the shims...

Having re-read your post probably isn't the shims if all it is off at is infinity, but I've also never tried checking infinity at anything over a mile as I don't take pictures of anything really that...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-11-2018
Replies: 46
Views: 940
Posted By Fraser
Always had insurance as long as I have been a...

Always had insurance as long as I have been a professional photographer, last claim I made was for a 1d series body and 70-200 falling out of the boot of my car insurance company paid up no bother.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 10-10-2018
Replies: 19
Views: 1,182
Posted By Fraser
I had similar problem with a 35mm Summilux...

I had similar problem with a 35mm Summilux Pre-asph, as stated already it was the shims in the lens two camera repair people tried to fix it and couldn't. I eventually fixed myself after finding some...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-07-2018
Replies: 8
Views: 652
Posted By Fraser
They couldn't fix my 35mm summilux had to do it...

They couldn't fix my 35mm summilux had to do it myself, but on the positive side communication was good and they gave me a full refund.
For Leica film repairs I always just use my local repair man...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-26-2018
Replies: 51
Views: 1,671
Posted By Fraser
Its an M4-2 just use a pencil.

Its an M4-2 just use a pencil.
Forum: Canon Rangefinders - Peter Dechert and Peter Kitchingman 09-24-2018
Replies: 9
Views: 1,493
Posted By Fraser
Nice, always liked the black paint Ps but never...

Nice, always liked the black paint Ps but never really was sure if they were brass underneath, is it the 7 that is silver under the black paint?
All you need now is a black canon...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-20-2018
Replies: 46
Views: 2,086
Posted By Fraser
The Chinese adapters are a bit hit and miss but...

The Chinese adapters are a bit hit and miss but are so much cheaper they are still worth buying, I use one on my canon 50mm 1.2 and it works perfectly even with the lens wide open.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 09-17-2018
Replies: 54
Views: 3,932
Posted By Fraser
Smile Almost as good as a Canon 1v:)

Almost as good as a Canon 1v:)
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 09-14-2018
Replies: 38
Views: 2,163
Posted By Fraser
I still have my M9 and use it a lot and like it a...

I still have my M9 and use it a lot and like it a lot, but would I buy one now I don't think so if I already had all the lenses maybe. Even a secondhand M9 is still a lot of money £2000ish for a the...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-10-2018
Replies: 13
Views: 905
Posted By Fraser
That could be tricky.......

That could be tricky.......
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 09-09-2018
Replies: 28
Views: 949
Posted By Fraser
I think maybe if I was wanting a cheap way int...

I think maybe if I was wanting a cheap way int digital Rf an M8 not an M8.2 as thats too close in money to a well used M9, I still have my M9 and does everything it needs to, don't worry about high...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 09-05-2018
Replies: 46
Views: 1,962
Posted By Fraser
It shouldn’t be that expensive to have the sensor...

It shouldn’t be that expensive to have the sensor remapped by Leica I’m pretty sure I had it done under warranty when I had an m8.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-05-2018
Replies: 56
Views: 1,850
Posted By Fraser
Dust on negs for me anyway was never a problem...

Dust on negs for me anyway was never a problem years ago when printing with an enlarger but I've always found it more of a problem with scanners. I first bought a Durst ut 100 collapsable film...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 08-29-2018
Replies: 4
Views: 402
Posted By Fraser
I always just buy the 'simple adhesive sheet'...

I always just buy the 'simple adhesive sheet' normally just look on amazon something that has a lot of good reviews, had the same one on my M9 since new or at least since my sensor was replaced not...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 08-29-2018
Replies: 54
Views: 3,932
Posted By Fraser
If they are still in production where are they...

If they are still in production where are they selling ? is it a special order item direct from Nikon ?

Also I don't understand why anyone would buy a new one, if its anything like Canon with the 1v...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 08-27-2018
Replies: 6
Views: 433
Posted By Fraser
Thats interesting almost bought an ais a few...

Thats interesting almost bought an ais a few times because of the so called amazing performance, wonder if its all internet hype?
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-19-2018
Replies: 165
Views: 66,698
Posted By Fraser
they are held in with metal tabs and slide out...

they are held in with metal tabs and slide out quite easy.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 08-16-2018
Replies: 46
Views: 1,528
Posted By Fraser
the G lenses should be compatible with f100.

the G lenses should be compatible with f100.
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-13-2018
Replies: 42
Views: 1,630
Posted By Fraser
nikon d200, d300 or d700. Canon 5dmk1 or mk2,...

nikon d200, d300 or d700.
Canon 5dmk1 or mk2, 1dmk2 or Mk3.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 08-03-2018
Replies: 2,692
Views: 792,119
Posted By Fraser
Another Nikon, off the big auction site I had an...

Another Nikon, off the big auction site I had an f90x in the mid 90s and it was quite an expensive camera from memory I think I paid £800 from Jessops, these cameras are stupidly cheap now even...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 07-29-2018
Replies: 116
Views: 47,282
Posted By Fraser
When I had one I was really impressed with it...

When I had one I was really impressed with it even wide open.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-28-2018
Replies: 9
Views: 606
Posted By Fraser
Almost feel its worth it to see what you get.

Almost feel its worth it to see what you get.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-28-2018
Replies: 9
Views: 606
Posted By Fraser
100 rolls for £7.99!

Someone on ebay is selling 100 rolls of fuji c200 for £7.99! mind they do only have 2 feedbacks for something completely different!

Maybe to good to be true........
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 07-25-2018
Replies: 11
Views: 724
Posted By Fraser
I bought similar for my M2 without the pad but...

I bought similar for my M2 without the pad but never really trust it as its not in the best condition.
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 07-23-2018
Replies: 11
Views: 724
Posted By Fraser
cheers............

cheers............
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 07-23-2018
Replies: 11
Views: 724
Posted By Fraser
Original M4 strap

Could anyone tell me did the M4 come with a leather strap or a webbing strap?
Any pics of original adverts?

Cheers.
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 07-21-2018
Replies: 12
Views: 1,430
Posted By Fraser
Funny owning both Leica and a Mazda they are both...

Funny owning both Leica and a Mazda they are both as reliable as each other.:D
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 07-03-2018
Replies: 11
Views: 496
Posted By Fraser
I think you would be hard pushed to find two...

I think you would be hard pushed to find two cameras that meter the same, 1/125 v 1/180 not really anything to be worried about. I have two om4 and a ti and I can guarantee there is probably some...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 06-09-2018
Replies: 824
Views: 84,156
Posted By Fraser
or you could just buy a secondhand SLR with a...

or you could just buy a secondhand SLR with a 50mm lens from any of the big brands for £50.
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 04-23-2018
Replies: 39
Views: 1,513
Posted By Fraser
Why do you not just keep using the M6ttl with the...

Why do you not just keep using the M6ttl with the 35mm?
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-23-2018
Replies: 10
Views: 606
Posted By Fraser
even the winding lever works!

even the winding lever works!
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-22-2018
Replies: 62
Views: 4,089
Posted By Fraser
Watched it last night, nice little Sunday night...

Watched it last night, nice little Sunday night film.
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 04-21-2018
Replies: 39
Views: 1,513
Posted By Fraser
Ah I see could get complicated! Good luck I've no...

Ah I see could get complicated!
Good luck I've no idea.
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 04-21-2018
Replies: 39
Views: 1,513
Posted By Fraser
But do you not still have the M6ttl? and rather...

But do you not still have the M6ttl? and rather than your wife getting money from the sale can she not just have a lens?
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 04-20-2018
Replies: 87
Views: 3,142
Posted By Fraser
All this talk of F1s has made me feel sorry for...

All this talk of F1s has made me feel sorry for mine having no interesting lenses, which just made me go and buy a 24-35L lens!
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 04-20-2018
Replies: 87
Views: 3,142
Posted By Fraser
Here is something I found on the web when my...

Here is something I found on the web when my mirror was getting a bit slow on my new F1 there seems to be a bit of a design fault where the base starts rubbing against part of the mechanics and slows...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 04-19-2018
Replies: 87
Views: 3,142
Posted By Fraser
I've had my two new F1s for almost thirty years...

I've had my two new F1s for almost thirty years and never tried that, all this talk makes me want to start using them again I never really had any exciting lenses thats what probably stopped me using...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 04-19-2018
Replies: 87
Views: 3,142
Posted By Fraser
sure enough just tried it and you can hear the...

sure enough just tried it and you can hear the shutter speed change!
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 04-17-2018
Replies: 207
Views: 9,323
Posted By Fraser
I spent three years at college then two at...

I spent three years at college then two at university, it was hard getting a job twenty years ago and I bet it much harder now!
Don't start with all the digital v analogue stuff its all photography,...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 04-16-2018
Replies: 68
Views: 2,374
Posted By Fraser
I don't think Leica film cameras have improved at...

I don't think Leica film cameras have improved at all since the M2, maybe digital Ms have improved I certainly hope so! but photography hasn't got any better since 2009.
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 04-16-2018
Replies: 68
Views: 2,374
Posted By Fraser
I always feel if it takes so long to decide on...

I always feel if it takes so long to decide on something you should either go the cheapest route or do nothing.
I wouldn't keep with a system just because you have lots of lenses one of the great...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 04-16-2018
Replies: 10
Views: 620
Posted By Fraser
make changing the aperture easy when the hood is...

make changing the aperture easy when the hood is on.
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 04-16-2018
Replies: 12
Views: 2,220
Posted By Fraser
I use the sa21 all the time have no problem with...

I use the sa21 all the time have no problem with it, its just I had a spare and thought I would try it. But now I have a converted sa21 thinking of upgrading my V to a 5000 just so I can scan a whole...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 04-16-2018
Replies: 12
Views: 2,220
Posted By Fraser
Well seeing as I couldn't find any evidence on...

Well seeing as I couldn't find any evidence on the web of someone trying it with vuescan or silverfast I tried it doesn't work!
Scanner doesn't recognise the converted sa21.
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 04-14-2018
Replies: 12
Views: 2,220
Posted By Fraser
did you ever try? or has anyone tried, I still...

did you ever try?
or has anyone tried, I still wonder if it would work and it wouldn't be that hard to cut the back!
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 04-13-2018
Replies: 12
Views: 1,429
Posted By Fraser
Just weighed my German v4 and it does weigh...

Just weighed my German v4 and it does weigh exactly 155g so it must be all metal! I've had my lens in pieces a few times and its really not all that excitingly made, if I was looking for another one...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 04-13-2018
Replies: 68
Views: 2,374
Posted By Fraser
I've been close to buying an m240 a few times in...

I've been close to buying an m240 a few times in recent months to replace my M9, in the UK m240s are going down in price all the time 4 months ago they were all at least £3000ish now I see them from...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 04-12-2018
Replies: 87
Views: 3,142
Posted By Fraser
Are you meaning you can do this on the New F1?

Are you meaning you can do this on the New F1?
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 04-10-2018
Replies: 2
Views: 567
Posted By Fraser
Silverfast SE

Finally bought some new scanning software for my Nikon coolscan V, had been using an older pc to run the Nikon software then moving the files to my mac for editing but it was becoming too much of a...
Forum: Fuji X Series 04-06-2018
Replies: 137
Views: 12,495
Posted By Fraser
thinking of picking up a xpro 1 and a 35mm 1.4,...

thinking of picking up a xpro 1 and a 35mm 1.4, still have my m9 but fancied trying an xpro 1, but the started looking at a secondhand xpro 2?
How do people who have gone from the 1 to the 2 feel and...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-30-2018
Replies: 16
Views: 808
Posted By Fraser
I've had mine in bits a few times, the front...

I've had mine in bits a few times, the front should unscrew but as already said and from memory it held on with grub screws. I had mine apart to change the shims as the lens had gone to two repair...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 03-27-2018
Replies: 30
Views: 1,367
Posted By Fraser
If the G2 breaks just buy another one, I'm not...

If the G2 breaks just buy another one, I'm not sure unless you have all the contax lenses how far selling it will help a digital M will go. Why not try a secondhand xpro 1 they are really cheap at...
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-26-2018
Replies: 8
Views: 709
Posted By Fraser
Here is the difference from the inside mb21 at...

Here is the difference from the inside mb21 at the top mb20 at the bottom.
https://farm1.staticflickr.com/786/26153407377_ccbac4f7d6_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/FR63QR)18fbpicmbs...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 03-24-2018
Replies: 26
Views: 1,849
Posted By Fraser
I bought the little sensor thing and used it with...

I bought the little sensor thing and used it with the app but don't bother with it now it too tricky I found, I think the digital camera method already mentioned is much easier and better.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-18-2018
Replies: 9
Views: 867
Posted By Fraser
I have this version e series can't remember how...

I have this version e series can't remember how much it cost but not much and have always been really impressed out of all the Nikon 50s I've tried the only one that has slightly disappointed is the...
Forum: Nikon RF 03-16-2018
Replies: 2
Views: 519
Posted By Fraser
No its about 20mm wider.

No its about 20mm wider.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 03-12-2018
Replies: 2
Views: 645
Posted By Fraser
i've seen some 240s on mpb as low as £2500 the...

i've seen some 240s on mpb as low as £2500 the cheapest at the moment is £2689 but they are easy to deal with and very easy returns in my experience.
Harrison cameras have one at £2500 also at the...
Forum: Nikon RF 02-23-2018
Replies: 19
Views: 912
Posted By Fraser
I've not had any film through my s3 for ages, and...

I've not had any film through my s3 for ages, and I finally got a finder for the 135mm so no excuses !
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 02-05-2018
Replies: 18
Views: 1,205
Posted By Fraser
If everything you want sharp is sharp then leave...

If everything you want sharp is sharp then leave it alone, send it to Leica and they really make it a problem!
Forum: Nikon RF 02-03-2018
Replies: 27
Views: 1,160
Posted By Fraser
Nikon s2s do seem to be going up in price...

Nikon s2s do seem to be going up in price especially in the UK, as said already UK/Europe is a funny place to buy Nikon rfs as you just don't see that many.
Forum: Nikon RF 01-30-2018
Replies: 31
Views: 1,733
Posted By Fraser
One of the Sps they are selling is a repaint,...

One of the Sps they are selling is a repaint, over £4000 for an original black one a chrome one can be had for £400 chrome ones are not rare or collectable.
Seems the sensible thing to do if you want...
Forum: Nikon RF 01-29-2018
Replies: 31
Views: 1,733
Posted By Fraser
yes did see that i'm thinking maybe not!:)

yes did see that i'm thinking maybe not!:)
Forum: Nikon RF 01-28-2018
Replies: 31
Views: 1,733
Posted By Fraser
I think if I decide to go ahead I will drill out...

I think if I decide to go ahead I will drill out the rivets on the base and replace them with m1.6 dome head bolts, with a bit of a file they will look just like rivets.
Forum: Nikon RF 01-28-2018
Replies: 31
Views: 1,733
Posted By Fraser
Yes see that now, maybe the base just has to be...

Yes see that now, maybe the base just has to be done with abrasive.
Forum: Nikon RF 01-28-2018
Replies: 31
Views: 1,733
Posted By Fraser
I had a look at caswell seems the chrome and...

I had a look at caswell seems the chrome and nickel stripper is quite easy to get. I wonder if the chemicals could be applied to the base with a brush and careful masking without stripping the rivets...
Forum: Nikon RF 01-28-2018
Replies: 31
Views: 1,733
Posted By Fraser
I only really need to strip top and front plates...

I only really need to strip top and front plates and the base as I have all the other parts from a black paint Nikon F.
cheers
Forum: Nikon RF 01-28-2018
Replies: 31
Views: 1,733
Posted By Fraser
Thanks Larry thats a lot of good info, I've never...

Thanks Larry thats a lot of good info, I've never used chemicals to strip the chrome and nickel all I did was use wet and dry sandpaper!
Forum: Nikon RF 01-28-2018
Replies: 31
Views: 1,733
Posted By Fraser
looking at a F back it looks like the base of the...

looking at a F back it looks like the base of the back is brass,
Forum: Nikon RF 01-28-2018
Replies: 31
Views: 1,733
Posted By Fraser
but is the base of the back on a chrome sp chrome...

but is the base of the back on a chrome sp chrome over brass?

Funny on my black paint S3 the body shell looks like paint over brass but maybe it is yellow primer.
Forum: Nikon RF 01-28-2018
Replies: 31
Views: 1,733
Posted By Fraser
If thats all thats stopping stripping the chrome...

If thats all thats stopping stripping the chrome it can't be that hard with a bit of patience.
Also are the black parts (body shell) on a chrome sp already painted brass or chrome I wonder.

Cheers
Forum: Nikon RF 01-28-2018
Replies: 31
Views: 1,733
Posted By Fraser
black paint SP

Can't seem to find a black paint SP anywhere in UK, so thinking of painting a chrome one, I've repainted leicas in the past and have boxes of Nikon F black paint parts for any of the dials etc. Has...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-13-2018
Replies: 54
Views: 3,705
Posted By Fraser
It was a few years ago but I'm pretty sure when I...

It was a few years ago but I'm pretty sure when I had my m6 .85x the 35mm frame lines were right on the edge and I had to put my eye really close to see them.
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 01-08-2018
Replies: 51
Views: 2,620
Posted By Fraser
Keep the M9 and if the M2 is black keep that if...

Keep the M9 and if the M2 is black keep that if not keep the M6.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-08-2018
Replies: 13
Views: 1,231
Posted By Fraser
PM me if you decide to sell. Cheers.

PM me if you decide to sell.
Cheers.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-08-2018
Replies: 13
Views: 1,231
Posted By Fraser
I'm ok for black paint S3, I bought one from...

I'm ok for black paint S3, I bought one from peter walnes a couple of years ago, I think I may have bought my 35mm 1.8 from Peter Loy that was another tricky thing to find at the time. Years ago it...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-07-2018
Replies: 13
Views: 1,231
Posted By Fraser
Black Chrome M4s don't seem to be as difficult to...

Black Chrome M4s don't seem to be as difficult to find not sure if they were more popular in the UK.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-06-2018
Replies: 23
Views: 1,315
Posted By Fraser
In the UK eBay prices would be- £200 ish for a...

In the UK eBay prices would be-
£200 ish for a nice metered f2
£60-75 for pre ai 50
£40-60 for the 28
These are realistic prices that the stuff will actually sell
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-06-2018
Replies: 13
Views: 1,231
Posted By Fraser
Cheers. They do seem to be getting harder to find...

Cheers.
They do seem to be getting harder to find and as for black paint Nikon sp in the UK no way!
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-06-2018
Replies: 13
Views: 1,231
Posted By Fraser
M4 black paint UK

Seems to be a bit of a shortage of black paint M4s in the UK.
Anyone know of any?
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-04-2018
Replies: 27
Views: 2,542
Posted By Fraser
Is it a repaint of a black chrome or chrome ? If...

Is it a repaint of a black chrome or chrome ?
If its cheap enough you may be able to get it back to the black chrome.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-02-2018
Replies: 14
Views: 1,514
Posted By Fraser
Where would you get black chrome M2/M3 frame...

Where would you get black chrome M2/M3 frame selector and self timer?

'It has been back to the factory since, though, as the small pieces -- bottom plate, back door, shutter dial, frame counter,...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-02-2018
Replies: 47
Views: 2,805
Posted By Fraser
Save more money don't use a loader! no wasted...

Save more money don't use a loader! no wasted frames.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-02-2018
Replies: 3
Views: 673
Posted By Fraser
M2/M3 base plate fits an M4 but thats the wrong...

M2/M3 base plate fits an M4 but thats the wrong way!
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-30-2017
Replies: 3,743
Views: 711,205
Posted By Fraser
Yes having looked through hundreds of...

Yes having looked through hundreds of viewfinders, the brightness of the om1/2 still amazes me!
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-30-2017
Replies: 27
Views: 2,542
Posted By Fraser
Could it be the camera has had a replacement top...

Could it be the camera has had a replacement top and Leica had no black paint ones left?
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-29-2017
Replies: 27
Views: 2,542
Posted By Fraser
I wouldn't call that a small spot, the camera is...

I wouldn't call that a small spot, the camera is definitely not mint. Its looks like in been taken apart a few times, to me it looks like the screws have been replaced on hot shoe and the shutter...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 12-28-2017
Replies: 30
Views: 1,753
Posted By Fraser
+1 Thats the trick just get better at loading...

+1

Thats the trick just get better at loading reels, working for local newspapers 20 years ago and still shooting B+W film and having to dev everything yourself you soon got pretty quick!
I've found...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 12-18-2017
Replies: 26
Views: 1,869
Posted By Fraser
just keep a finger over the cap when you invert,...

just keep a finger over the cap when you invert, it just pushes on. Or even better get some nice plastic ones from paterson:D
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 12-12-2017
Replies: 16
Views: 1,793
Posted By Fraser
How can you tell its corrosion and not just...

How can you tell its corrosion and not just dirt?
When mine was repaired I thought it looked just like dirt and even now it may have been but once leica got it they changed the sensor anyway.
If I...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 12-11-2017
Replies: 6
Views: 738
Posted By Fraser
All those issues are why buying privately is...

All those issues are why buying privately is cheaper, if you are worried buy from a shop pay a little more for a warranty.
I think most of these things can be checked just with a good look, as for...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-09-2017
Replies: 38
Views: 2,367
Posted By Fraser
At one time I owned both an M2 and MP. Both good...

At one time I owned both an M2 and MP. Both good cameras.
I still own the M2:)
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-04-2017
Replies: 35
Views: 1,657
Posted By Fraser
The Df is the only reason I sold my d700!

The Df is the only reason I sold my d700!
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 12-02-2017
Replies: 48
Views: 2,883
Posted By Fraser
What not even a 6dmk2:)

What not even a 6dmk2:)
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 12-02-2017
Replies: 48
Views: 2,883
Posted By Fraser
I make my living from photography and as much as...

I make my living from photography and as much as I like my M9 I never really use it for work, but then again I wouldn't buy any Leica to use for work, maybe thats why I still like the M9 as all it...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-01-2017
Replies: 55
Views: 2,116
Posted By Fraser
I would say FM3a, F3, FA, FM2. Seriously...

I would say FM3a, F3, FA, FM2.
Seriously everything except for Fm3 is so cheap it doesn't really matter, they're all good. Why not just pick up a cheap Fm or Fe for about £50 and see how it goes.
My...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 12-01-2017
Replies: 48
Views: 2,883
Posted By Fraser
I don't mean quirky in a bad way, I still think...

I don't mean quirky in a bad way, I still think M9 is great. I think if you want cutting edge technology don't buy Leica!
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 12-01-2017
Replies: 48
Views: 2,883
Posted By Fraser
Its just as capable now as it was when it was...

Its just as capable now as it was when it was new, as already said unless it was really cheap (£1200-1500) with a 12month warranty then I wouldn't buy one without a new sensor.
It is a quirky camera...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-01-2017
Replies: 35
Views: 1,657
Posted By Fraser
I would leave it without a battery for at least...

I would leave it without a battery for at least 24 hours then try it again with a fully charged original Nikon battery, you never know it may work.
good luck.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-26-2017
Replies: 92
Views: 4,197
Posted By Fraser
Also Canon. If it was me with all that Nikon...

Also Canon.
If it was me with all that Nikon glass I would just pick up F2, Fm(fm2) or F3.
Mind you the f100 you have will take exactly the same pics.
Forum: RFF News 11-24-2017
Replies: 36
Views: 3,614
Posted By Fraser
well used term "media scrum" not sure of a street...

well used term "media scrum" not sure of a street style one.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-23-2017
Replies: 92
Views: 4,197
Posted By Fraser
Smile The problem with getting into Olympus slrs is you...

The problem with getting into Olympus slrs is you may never go back to Leica as they are practically the same size as a rf, have amazing viewfinders and are great value.:)
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-23-2017
Replies: 92
Views: 4,197
Posted By Fraser
Or you could just carry a spare battery for the...

Or you could just carry a spare battery for the Eos 3, sounds like the R4 was faulty if you could feel shutter lag that much. If you want the the aperture and focus to move the same way then go Canon...
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 11-18-2017
Replies: 39
Views: 2,311
Posted By Fraser
The last time I sent one of my Canons in for a...

The last time I sent one of my Canons in for a CPS warranty repair they apologised as it may take four days rather than the normal three (thats door to door).
Both my M8 and M9 have been back to...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 11-17-2017
Replies: 50
Views: 3,794
Posted By Fraser
The old formula of using a shutter speed greater...

The old formula of using a shutter speed greater than the focal length of a the lens is a bit old fashioned and fine if all you do is make 6x4 prints.
I would think nikon would have thought about...
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE - Film 11-15-2017
Replies: 36
Views: 2,146
Posted By Fraser
Have a look at thinktank, domke or newswear.

Have a look at thinktank, domke or newswear.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-13-2017
Replies: 34
Views: 2,126
Posted By Fraser
There is enough to go wrong going without a...

There is enough to go wrong going without a meter, I always have my iphone with me or a gossen digisix. If you are not using a meter why bother using a timer or thermometer for processing.
Good luck...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 11-03-2017
Replies: 128
Views: 12,799
Posted By Fraser
No way is a leica m10 better in low light than...

No way is a leica m10 better in low light than any of the canons, Nikons, Sonys etc, maybe as good but no better. Plus a Canon 5dmk3 secondhand in the uk can be had for a about £1200 how much is a...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 11-02-2017
Replies: 128
Views: 12,799
Posted By Fraser
1dx is not too bad either at...

1dx is not too bad either at 51200.
https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4456/38066389086_56ea94950e_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/ZZNcgd)fbpic1dx51 (https://flic.kr/p/ZZNcgd) by f4saregreat!...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 11-02-2017
Replies: 128
Views: 12,799
Posted By Fraser
A quick picture in my office 5dmk3 51200iso, and...

A quick picture in my office 5dmk3 51200iso, and yes the wall is yellow.
https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4545/24268377618_9feb291ec8_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/CYvMaL)17fbpicCanon5d51_001...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 11-01-2017
Replies: 128
Views: 12,799
Posted By Fraser
I would say any higher end Nikon Sony canon or...

I would say any higher end Nikon Sony canon or Fuji just not a Leica, as much as I like Leica digital rangefinders they have always been well behind everyone else in the high ISO game.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 10-17-2017
Replies: 25
Views: 1,979
Posted By Fraser
I have both the pre asph summilux and v4...

I have both the pre asph summilux and v4 summicron and the only reason I still have the Summilux is for sentimental reasons always use the V4 in fact just sold my 50 and 90 summicrons as I never used...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-02-2017
Replies: 2,692
Views: 792,119
Posted By Fraser
Very nice you should try and find a 38mm to go...

Very nice you should try and find a 38mm to go with it.
Forum: Nikon RF 10-02-2017
Replies: 93
Views: 6,982
Posted By Fraser
Really hard in the uk as there is just nothing...

Really hard in the uk as there is just nothing available, especially interesting lenses I'd love a 21 or a black paint sp!
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 09-12-2017
Replies: 8
Views: 896
Posted By Fraser
Years ago that happened to one of my 1dmk2 or mk3...

Years ago that happened to one of my 1dmk2 or mk3 bodies don't remember which and it was quite a big job to have it repaired from memory the repairman told me it had to be done from the back of the...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-07-2017
Replies: 9
Views: 780
Posted By Fraser
First off I would look in the camera and fire at...

First off I would look in the camera and fire at all shutter speeds.
Forum: RFF News 09-07-2017
Replies: 6
Views: 2,277
Posted By Fraser
The problem is anyone can contribute to Getty,...

The problem is anyone can contribute to Getty, Alamy, Rex etc with cutbacks on picture desks no one cares and no one checks.
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