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Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 06-17-2012
Replies: 67
Views: 10,198
Posted By Fabian
@keith: as you have been a D700 user I would like...

@keith: as you have been a D700 user I would like to hear your thoughts on comparing both.
I actually use a d700 with a 50mm prime and was considering a trade towards your omd 25mm combo.

Any input...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 02-14-2011
Replies: 46
Views: 5,415
Posted By Fabian
Hello, i have been a canon shooter for a long...

Hello,

i have been a canon shooter for a long time and the d700 is my first nikon.
The main question you should answer yourself is which kind of pictures are you taking with the camera.
For still...
Forum: RFF News 02-11-2011
Replies: 27
Views: 4,199
Posted By Fabian
While I think that these are all great pictures,...

While I think that these are all great pictures, I am a bit worried that most of them tell a cruel story. Are there no good things happening on earth worth taking a picture?
Or do shocking pictures...
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 09-25-2010
Replies: 32
Views: 4,502
Posted By Fabian
1000$, how?

Hello together,

I mentioned this already in the big fuji thread, but there was no reaction.

So I try again;)

I would really like to discuss the price of 1000$ with you.

If you split it you get...
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 09-25-2010
Replies: 1,696
Views: 183,350
Posted By Fabian
When i saw the fuji the first time i thougt that...

When i saw the fuji the first time i thougt that will be my next camera.
But there are a few reasons why i might instead get an m8.
First the price. I think it is to cheap. It is aimed at a niche...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 04-04-2010
Replies: 6
Views: 1,173
Posted By Fabian
Interchangeable sensor m?

I just wondered if the idea of an leica m upgrade programm like mr.lees idea might become interesting.
Now that the size of the sensor wont change i think it could become an option for leica.
You...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 09-13-2009
Replies: 92
Views: 8,699
Posted By Fabian
@blondie1: when the m8 came out at first I was...

@blondie1: when the m8 came out at first I was also wondering about the philosophy at Leica. Producing a camera that is famous for its available light ability, being only useful at Iso 640 seemed...
Forum: Tom Abrahamsson of RapidWinder.com 04-24-2008
Replies: 6
Views: 2,411
Posted By Fabian
New Tmax in Rodinal

Hello Tom

I saw that you did a lot of tests with the new tmax and so far I have only used it with tmax developer.
I would love to know how it behaves in Rodinal.
Could you by any chance post a...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-10-2008
Replies: 386
Views: 53,807
Posted By Fabian
Went for a square crop...and regret it.:(

Went for a square crop...and regret it.:(
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-20-2008
Replies: 20
Views: 5,242
Posted By Fabian
How to hold a Leica?

Hello together

As the weather was relly bad today I took a few pics of how I hold my Leica and wanted to ask, how do you?

I never found a perfect solution to have a Leica ready to shoot, not having...
Forum: Help / Feedback forum 03-17-2008
Replies: 24
Views: 1,595
Posted By Fabian
Random Gallery pics are back, and thats the main...

Random Gallery pics are back, and thats the main thing.

As long as they don't use black letters on black background. :D

Thanks for all the effort you people put into the server change. I think you...
Forum: 2008 Street Photos 03-16-2008
Replies: 115
Views: 15,236
Posted By Fabian
I am in! Regards Fabian

I am in!

Regards Fabian
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-28-2008
Replies: 3
Views: 471
Posted By Fabian
Purrs like a cat

Hello together.

Just wanted to share that my Leica came back from its mothership. (Solms)
I sent it there for a CLA and it is really smooth now and I even got 1 year warranty.

Had to pay 400 Euros...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 11-14-2007
Replies: 7
Views: 742
Posted By Fabian
If I were you I wouldn't think about scanning....

If I were you I wouldn't think about scanning. With that amount of pictures you would spend hours scanning.
And thats without spotting an post-processing.

If you still want to make the final prints...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 10-10-2007
Replies: 3
Views: 758
Posted By Fabian
What does the histogram tell you? Maybe the negs...

What does the histogram tell you?
Maybe the negs are to dense. When you push the CTRL button vuescan shows you the density.
I don't know your scanner but maybe it has a very low Dmax.

Good...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-06-2007
Replies: 5
Views: 1,108
Posted By Fabian
Recently I saw a test of leica and Zeiss lenses...

Recently I saw a test of leica and Zeiss lenses on an M8.
It was from a french magazine and a poor scan over at photo.net.

I know that you should not read to much into mtfs and it was almost...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-06-2007
Replies: 12
Views: 1,168
Posted By Fabian
I already own a DR and a Summitar. I want some...

I already own a DR and a Summitar.
I want some modern lenses now, because sometimes I don't like the classic look of those two lenses.
I think i will go with Zeiss.
Maybe a 25 biogon, 50 Planar and...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-06-2007
Replies: 12
Views: 1,168
Posted By Fabian
The Zeiss option looks like a good solution. How...

The Zeiss option looks like a good solution.
How does the silver finish match the classic leica chrome? It looks very shiny on the pics.
Has anybody a picture of a silver zeiss lens on a leica chrome...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-06-2007
Replies: 12
Views: 1,168
Posted By Fabian
I am sick. Please help

I am in the market for a complete lens lineup, but my problem is that I want
chrome lenses for my m2.
But they are rare and more expensive.
So please convince me with pics that black lenses look good...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-27-2007
Replies: 1
Views: 834
Posted By Fabian
Got a Leica MP without battery? I think you do!

Hello together


As I mentioned in another thread I got my birthday coming up and expecting some money to spend in Leica world.
Of course the thought of a mp came up. Owning a brand new Leica.:cool:...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-19-2007
Replies: 16
Views: 1,395
Posted By Fabian
MP, what do i get?

Hello all

I am thinking of getting a used MP. I am using a M2 now and I wonder what functions besides the built in meter I would get.
If the differences between the two are small then I might just...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-01-2007
Replies: 20
Views: 1,043
Posted By Fabian
Did you ever consider drawing?

Today at my dentist, there was a picture I really liked and as I came closer I realised it was a drawing, but it was so good that it looked like a photograph.
I was thinking about all the...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-01-2007
Replies: 42
Views: 2,178
Posted By Fabian
I think the biggest advantage of a one lens setup...

I think the biggest advantage of a one lens setup is that you get to know the field of view exactly.
I have been shooting with 50's exclusively for over a year now, and I know what will be in the...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-01-2007
Replies: 25
Views: 1,425
Posted By Fabian
Do you shoot color or b/w? I think developing...

Do you shoot color or b/w?
I think developing color at home is really difficult. B/W on the other side is really cheap and quick if you use the right films and chemicals.
Printing is something else....
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 07-30-2007
Replies: 8
Views: 762
Posted By Fabian
Found my holy grail

Hello

I am really happy today.
After bothering you guys with all that leica vs mf stuff, I decided to stick with Leica.

I thought about the one thing only 35mm can do... SPEED AND GRAIN!

After...
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 07-29-2007
Replies: 5
Views: 1,348
Posted By Fabian
I didn' get what he is doing. It looks like some...

I didn' get what he is doing. It looks like some PS filter.
But he says that he spends hundreds of hours on one picture.:eek:
Haven't spend that much time on all my pics together.


Fabian
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 07-28-2007
Replies: 10
Views: 820
Posted By Fabian
Sorry, again MF vs Leica

I read an interview with Michael Martin, who shoots a lot in the desert and mainly landscape.
He uses Leica R equipment plus a mamiya 7.
The interesting part is that he uses the mamiya only if wants...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 07-25-2007
Replies: 8
Views: 792
Posted By Fabian
Thanks for your interesting answer. Why do you...

Thanks for your interesting answer.

Why do you suggest the 3rd over the 2nd and 4th summicron. Just curious.

Fabian
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 07-25-2007
Replies: 8
Views: 792
Posted By Fabian
Help me find a wideangle.

Hello

After lurking a few weeks on the Largeformatforum:eek: (gas has reached its ultimate level, if you find yourself looking for 8x10 cameras on ebay)

But for now I managed to get my feet back...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 07-25-2007
Replies: 8
Views: 1,528
Posted By Fabian
Thanks for all your quick help. It is actually...

Thanks for all your quick help.
It is actually the whole front module. I will give it to a guy in my town, it looks like an easy job.

Thank you

Fabian
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 07-24-2007
Replies: 8
Views: 1,528
Posted By Fabian
Help on Summicron DR please.

Hello


The front element, the part with all the glass in it moves a little bit if I touch it.
I don't know what to do, because the whole thing is screwed into the back part of the lens.
Does anybody...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-19-2007
Replies: 133
Views: 6,832
Posted By Fabian
That is the first time I am really happy with my...

That is the first time I am really happy with my development.
Film is Tri-x in DDX and the lens is a Summicron DR.
That is a really small crop btw.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 07-15-2007
Replies: 11
Views: 897
Posted By Fabian
Is Medium Format for me?

Hello.

Here is my situation: I shoot b/w almost exclusively and I develop the film myself and print in my own darkroom.
This all costs a lot of time and money and the results are, well allright but...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-14-2007
Replies: 6
Views: 1,281
Posted By Fabian
I use the plustek for b/w exclusively and I am...

I use the plustek for b/w exclusively and I am very happy with it. I think for high speed b/W films it is maybe even better than the nikons because you don't have to deal with grain aliasing that...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 07-05-2007
Replies: 5
Views: 866
Posted By Fabian
Street Rush

After not shooting for something about a month I was really looking forward hitting the streets today.
Wheather was lousy today, but I had to get out.

It felt soooo good to take pictures again and I...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-28-2007
Replies: 240
Views: 13,828
Posted By Fabian
I think there is the right camera for every...

I think there is the right camera for every situation. There are things that can only be done with a Leica and there are things a Leica will never do a very good job, compared to other formats.
For...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-27-2007
Replies: 25
Views: 1,910
Posted By Fabian
My M2 was too loud

Hello

Last weekend I was out on the BMW International Open ( big german golf tournament), and although taking pics was forbidden I took some occasional pictures because everybody was doing it.
When...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 06-26-2007
Replies: 14
Views: 1,104
Posted By Fabian
I think the problem why some people don't like...

I think the problem why some people don't like t-grain films is that it is far more sensitive to exposing and developing mistakes.
The second point is that most b/w shooters like to see the grain,...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 06-25-2007
Replies: 16
Views: 1,144
Posted By Fabian
I think the only way to get higher resolution...

I think the only way to get higher resolution from film is mf. I think if you are just interested in resolution digital is the way.


Fabian
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-25-2007
Replies: 11
Views: 1,286
Posted By Fabian
First I would check the negative density against...

First I would check the negative density against a light source. Is it too dense then they overdeveloped it which increases grain.
Second, the nikon scanner are that sharp that you will always get...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-22-2007
Replies: 24
Views: 1,589
Posted By Fabian
@alex: There are two kinds of developers, one...

@alex: There are two kinds of developers, one which developes the shadows first and the other one starts whith the highlights. This knowledge is from a very old book so I don't know how modern...
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 06-21-2007
Replies: 5
Views: 1,197
Posted By Fabian
25 vs 28 mtf wise

I have just compared the mtf graphs of a few zeiss lenses, when I realised that the 25 is a much better performer, at least on the paper.
I know its not all about papers but I am still curious why...
Forum: RFF News 06-21-2007
Replies: 131
Views: 11,998
Posted By Fabian
Finally bring back random gallery pics. I loved...

Finally bring back random gallery pics. I loved it.
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 06-20-2007
Replies: 22
Views: 1,266
Posted By Fabian
If cheap and simple is what you like stick with...

If cheap and simple is what you like stick with your all digital workflow.
The problem with film is that you either have to develop yourself (b/w) or leave it to a mediocre lab or leave it to a...
Forum: Off Topic 06-19-2007
Replies: 98
Views: 3,270
Posted By Fabian
Prost ihr Säcke!

Prost ihr Säcke!
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-19-2007
Replies: 39
Views: 2,394
Posted By Fabian
I think the button you mean is just there to hold...

I think the button you mean is just there to hold the bottom plate.
Forum: Off Topic 06-18-2007
Replies: 98
Views: 3,270
Posted By Fabian
As much as I love all your taste when it comes to...

As much as I love all your taste when it comes to cameras I have to say that most of you have a terrible taste of beer. I am sorry.
By the way I am from Bavaria and it is propably right that you...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 06-18-2007
Replies: 13
Views: 1,461
Posted By Fabian
I am a fan of a "dark-room". So I am asking...

I am a fan of a "dark-room".

So I am asking again, what do you need to see?
The dishes, so you don't throw the paper in the bin? Don't need much light for that.
When the enlarger is on the...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-18-2007
Replies: 23
Views: 1,774
Posted By Fabian
No I can't, but this is not a problem for me as I...

No I can't, but this is not a problem for me as I scan all my negs for contact printing on my inkjet.
Only the good ones will see the darkroom from inside:D

Fabian
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-18-2007
Replies: 30
Views: 2,209
Posted By Fabian
Hello I think you only should shoot wide open...

Hello

I think you only should shoot wide open only if you want to blur the background because its disturbing.

If you shoot in front of a nice quiet background you can stop down (if you have enough...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 06-18-2007
Replies: 13
Views: 1,461
Posted By Fabian
I have a different opinion. Wall switches are...

I have a different opinion.

Wall switches are totally ok for me because I only switch on the safelight once and turn it off at the end of a session.

If you use a bright color you will also bounce...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-13-2007
Replies: 100
Views: 3,962
Posted By Fabian
Will we all go digital?

Hello together

I have to say that I love classic b/w developing and printing.
But in maybe 5 years or so, when you can buy a m8 probably cheaper than a mp, and when the digital printing will be...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-11-2007
Replies: 1
Views: 888
Posted By Fabian
A weird discovery

Hello


The last time shooting I was trying to blur some moving people so I stopped down the lens, but the times were still too fast.
So I decided to overexpose the film for two stops.
I was shooting...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-10-2007
Replies: 28
Views: 1,859
Posted By Fabian
So I finally give up. There is no way to resist...

So I finally give up.

There is no way to resist the beauty of a m2 with a rigid cron.
I tried to be reasonable but the feel of the cool and smooth metal in my hand just gives me such a big...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-05-2007
Replies: 28
Views: 1,859
Posted By Fabian
@ shadowfox: My Canon doesn't make me smile...

@ shadowfox: My Canon doesn't make me smile everytime I look at her, in fact I think she is plain ugly. Probably not even a she but an it.:D
But when I come out of the darkroom holding a gorgeous...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-05-2007
Replies: 28
Views: 1,859
Posted By Fabian
The better street camera?

Hello together

Just wanted to share something I experienced lately. I don't want to upset anybody, this is just how I feel.

After shooting an M2 for over a year I recently went out with my Canon...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-31-2007
Replies: 16
Views: 1,402
Posted By Fabian
Hello I am far away from being an expert, but...

Hello


I am far away from being an expert, but the contrast has not only to do with the film but mainly with development.

Do you develop your own film?

Just get one 100 and one 400 film and handle...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-10-2007
Replies: 5
Views: 992
Posted By Fabian
Help needed!

Hello together.

I developed about my 10th roll of film, but for thr first time something has gone seriously wrong.
The only thing I changed, was that I used 500ml instead of 450ml developer.
Could...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 04-30-2007
Replies: 160
Views: 23,794
Posted By Fabian
I am an absolute beginner. I joined a weekend...

I am an absolute beginner.

I joined a weekend workshop a week ago, got totally addicted, picked up a complete darkroom on ebay for 100 euros today and will have changed our second bathroom into a...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-02-2007
Replies: 6
Views: 1,758
Posted By Fabian
I bought a plustek opticfilm 7200 for 180 Euros...

I bought a plustek opticfilm 7200 for 180 Euros two weeks ago and I am happy.
I have to say that I dont have any comparisons and only scan b/w 400 film and I dont care to much about sharpness.
Here...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 03-14-2007
Replies: 6
Views: 641
Posted By Fabian
There you...

There you go

http://www.joelmeyerowitz.com/photography/interview_06.html
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 03-14-2007
Replies: 6
Views: 641
Posted By Fabian
I did it!

Hello together.

I have been trying to take pictures of people in the street many times, but most of the time I did not have the guts.
My problem was that I started thinking to much about the...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 02-26-2007
Replies: 17
Views: 1,621
Posted By Fabian
@wilt Hello I have been in the same place you...

@wilt

Hello


I have been in the same place you are. Leica M2 with 50 cron still too big.
I also have a iif but its not that much smaller and operation is compared to an m "awkward" (just a pretty...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-10-2007
Replies: 19
Views: 1,706
Posted By Fabian
@ alexz: Congratulations first. When I first...

@ alexz:

Congratulations first. When I first heard the shutter sound I was also kind of disappointed. But you propably have tried it indoor in a very quiet room.
So just go outside and you will...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-29-2006
Replies: 50
Views: 3,001
Posted By Fabian
To be honest, most of the time it is one photo...

To be honest, most of the time it is one photo that i am happy with. About five that are ok and the rest is usually for the trash.
But its an intersting question anyway.


Fabian
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-19-2006
Replies: 2
Views: 904
Posted By Fabian
Post a picture of your hood?

Hello

I need your help. I want to buy a hood for my summicron dr, but the 12585 and the 12538 are a little expensive.
I am afraid that the clones of ebay are to bulky.
It would be really nice if...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-18-2006
Replies: 6
Views: 609
Posted By Fabian
CLA sounds great. As I am still waiting for the...

CLA sounds great.
As I am still waiting for the cron, I dont know what it looks like.
But I think my m2 will be happy about a cla as well.
What cost can I expect for a standard CLA for one camera and...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-17-2006
Replies: 6
Views: 609
Posted By Fabian
Thats weird: Money but no GAS!

I just bought a Summicron DR, for my M2 and have about 500 Euros left.
I think I will buy a luigi case, so that leaves me with something around 300 Euros left to buy camera related stuff.
I dont want...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-09-2006
Replies: 14
Views: 1,470
Posted By Fabian
When I got my M2, it came with a strap made from...

When I got my M2, it came with a strap made from neoprene (is that the english word).
I hope you know what I mean. At first I thought, that was the ugliest strap on a classic camera you could get....
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-14-2006
Replies: 1
Views: 739
Posted By Fabian
Dark viewfinder?

Hello

I recently accquired a m2. The owner had the viewfinder of a m6 built in.
But the viewfinder seems quite dark to me, while the patch is very bright.
My question now is if your viewfinder is as...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-11-2006
Replies: 9
Views: 1,056
Posted By Fabian
Hello I actually happen to have a m2 with 28...

Hello

I actually happen to have a m2 with 28 framelines and if you have your eye well centered than you can almost use the full viewfinder as 28. Just don't compose to tight.

Fabian
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 10-07-2006
Replies: 57
Views: 5,180
Posted By Fabian
I used to have a digital slr with 1.6 crop. If...

I used to have a digital slr with 1.6 crop.
If you are using a 35 summilux as a standard lense then you will have a problem because there is no summilux 24 or 28. If 50 is your lens you will be...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 10-07-2006
Replies: 5,596
Views: 982,862
Posted By Fabian
Hello together This is my IIf and my new case...

Hello together

This is my IIf and my new case from Luigi. I have to tell you this case is better than all my expectations (and they were high).
The built quality is right up to Leica standards. I...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 09-19-2006
Replies: 3
Views: 610
Posted By Fabian
Tele advice needed

Hello together

I am beginning to look for a tele lens for my IIf. The Leica 9cm/4 is unfortunately not an option. I am looking for something at least f2.
I think Canon has a few but I dont know...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 09-16-2006
Replies: 2,164
Views: 610,378
Posted By Fabian
The snapshot looks great. As I think of it as my...

The snapshot looks great.

As I think of it as my next lens for my IIf I have two questions.
1. Is that the original hood?
2. Is the viewfinder blocking the shutter speed dial?

Thanks for your...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 06-12-2006
Replies: 23
Views: 1,647
Posted By Fabian
Do you need 35?

Those of you who really love shooting with a 50, how often do you need a 35?

My problem is that I don't know which lens I should get to assist my beloved summitar.
This year I only have money for...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-11-2006
Replies: 19
Views: 919
Posted By Fabian
Unfortunately not. When I open up a thread I...

Unfortunately not.

When I open up a thread I NEVER get to the the first post.
Maybe its the browser? I am using firefox.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-11-2006
Replies: 19
Views: 919
Posted By Fabian
Maybe a really stupid question.

Hello

Everytime I open up an existing thread, I am landing somewhere in the middle of it.
Neither the end nor the beginning. :confused:
Is it me or is there a system behind it I don't...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 06-09-2006
Replies: 7
Views: 1,336
Posted By Fabian
External viefinder?

Hello together.

The next few months I am going to get a 35mm lens ( I don't know which one yet) and an elmar 9cm for my IIf.
As I don't want to invest more money in the viewfinders than in the...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 05-19-2006
Replies: 3
Views: 4,539
Posted By Fabian
Oil on aperture blades?

As I have heard people talking about it, I was wondering how serious this problem is, and what could happen in a worst case szenario?
I have a little oil on the blades of my Summitar. But the rest of...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 05-17-2006
Replies: 7
Views: 1,465
Posted By Fabian
Just out of curiosity. Why would you get a IIIG...

Just out of curiosity.
Why would you get a IIIG if you got a m2? It sounds like you are a user not a collector, so I am just wondering.
I recommend to buy some other nice toy, a lens for...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 05-12-2006
Replies: 7
Views: 1,039
Posted By Fabian
Thanks for your help so far. Do you use the...

Thanks for your help so far.
Do you use the finder with both eyes open, because I tried and for me it is not working. Maybe it needs practise.
The finder is really great.


Fabian
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 05-12-2006
Replies: 7
Views: 1,039
Posted By Fabian
another question

Hello

I bought myself an external 5 cm viewfinder. When I shoot normal I can see the lines perfectly, but when I shoot vertical the left line more or less disappears. It is really annoying. Any...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 05-10-2006
Replies: 7
Views: 1,230
Posted By Fabian
aad: I was in the same situation as you. But...

aad:

I was in the same situation as you. But for me the compactness of the leica was the reason I bought it. So I had to go for a compromise between compactness and performance. I went for the...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 05-09-2006
Replies: 2
Views: 1,029
Posted By Fabian
Question on leica filter.

Hello there.

I bought myself a Nr. 1 yellow filter for my summitar.

My first question is how many stops do I have to open up, one or two?

It has some cleaning marks, not to many though. Do you...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 04-28-2006
Replies: 27
Views: 1,769
Posted By Fabian
Thanks for so many answers. I dont need a...

Thanks for so many answers.

I dont need a changing bag because i got a daylight development tank.

With the stuff to speed up the drying of the film, I meant something I heard about where your film...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 04-28-2006
Replies: 27
Views: 1,769
Posted By Fabian
Getting chemical!

Hello there

I am starting developing film myself. I would like you to check my list of stuff to buy, if there is anything serious missing or wrong. I would like to keep it as simple as possible.

-...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 04-26-2006
Replies: 4
Views: 1,055
Posted By Fabian
parallax?

Sorry for bothering with another question.

But how do you handle the parallax mistake ( I don't know the correct name)
I am getting used to it slowly, but sometimes my framing is totally off.
I...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 04-25-2006
Replies: 32
Views: 2,529
Posted By Fabian
I have got another roll back from another lab and...

I have got another roll back from another lab and this time the results are quite pleasing. So the developing makes a big difference.
I think I am going to develop the film my self and let just the...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 04-23-2006
Replies: 32
Views: 2,529
Posted By Fabian
Thanks for that information. I think I am going...

Thanks for that information. I think I am going for a Summitar now. I hope I will find a good one.

Thanks everybody for your help

Greetings from a "spring is finally here" Germany


Fabian
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 04-22-2006
Replies: 32
Views: 2,529
Posted By Fabian
Can anybody tell me the differences between the...

Can anybody tell me the differences between the Elmar 2.8 and the Summitar.
I mean performancewise. Which are their individual strenghts and weaknesses:

Thanks
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 04-22-2006
Replies: 32
Views: 2,529
Posted By Fabian
Your summitar shots look really good. Thats what...

Your summitar shots look really good. Thats what I am looking for. Now I just would like to know if the 2,8 Elmar is as good. Because it would be even more compact and I don't need the extra stop....
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 04-22-2006
Replies: 32
Views: 2,529
Posted By Fabian
Which one?

Hello!

I am looking for a lens for my IIf. It has to be compact, so I am down to those:
- Summitar 2,0 50
- Summicron 2,0 5cm (collapsible)
- Elmar 2,8 5cm

At the moment I am using an I-22 which is...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 04-17-2006
Replies: 4
Views: 853
Posted By Fabian
The problem is that those two shots where...

The problem is that those two shots where corrected in PS. I had to pull the blackpoint almost two the middle of the histogramm. If the pictures came from the lab like that I would be just happy. But...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 04-14-2006
Replies: 4
Views: 853
Posted By Fabian
Getting half digital?

Hello there

I got my first few rolls back from the lab and I am a litttle bit disapointed, to be honest. All the pictures where shot with an Industar-22 and on either Tri-x or Tmax 100. Most...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 04-10-2006
Replies: 7
Views: 1,105
Posted By Fabian
New guy with a lot of questions

I wanted to say hello.

My name is Fabian and I am from Munich, Germany. That is why my English may be weird sometimes. Since 2 weeks I've got my first rangefinder ( and I love her ).
A Leica IIf...
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