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Forum: Leica M9 / ME 5 Days Ago
Replies: 72
Views: 1,539
Posted By taffy
I misunderstood. It thought it was the newer M-E!...

I misunderstood. It thought it was the newer M-E! Sorry.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 5 Days Ago
Replies: 72
Views: 1,539
Posted By taffy
Ko Fe I am looking to get an M240 down the road....

Ko Fe I am looking to get an M240 down the road. Is there a way for you to put download links to your DNGs and I'll try them on my workflow? Thanks
Forum: Photo Software 5 Days Ago
Replies: 13
Views: 3,451
Posted By taffy
I use Luminar 3 and 4 almost exclusively. Can't...

I use Luminar 3 and 4 almost exclusively. Can't afford LR or C1. I use it mostly for my M8

I like it for the following:
- easy interface IMO
- file management is easier IMO
- following features:...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 5 Days Ago
Replies: 72
Views: 1,539
Posted By taffy
To the group: Would differences in RAW...

To the group:

Would differences in RAW developers help the situation of Ko Fe specifically in attaining a look with more pop upon importing the files?

I understand that RAW is there for...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 1 Week Ago
Replies: 57
Views: 3,043
Posted By taffy
Welcome back, Mike. I am coming up on one year...

Welcome back, Mike. I am coming up on one year since I fell back in love with my M8. Since then I've acquired the 50 Planar, 35 C-Biogon, and the VM 35 1.4 Nokton v1.

I'm loving the Nokton + M8...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-28-2019
Replies: 5
Views: 573
Posted By taffy
Thanks a lot for the wisdom here. I really like...

Thanks a lot for the wisdom here. I really like the idea of the M5's design and I don't mind the size vs the other M's. I shoot an M8 so this will even be smaller. If it doesn't pass the tests you...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-27-2019
Replies: 5
Views: 573
Posted By taffy
Hi Erik and ccstearns Thanks for your messages /...

Hi Erik and ccstearns

Thanks for your messages / advice. I found this on CameraQuest (thanks, Stephen). Is this what you're referring to about the RF...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-27-2019
Replies: 5
Views: 573
Posted By taffy
Leica M5 Serial 135xxxx

Hi M5 owners

There is a fairly clean and working copy of a 2 lug M5 being sold to me with the serial above. I'd like to ask the group:

1. Is there anything I should be worried about with an M5...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-10-2019
Replies: 709
Views: 81,643
Posted By taffy
This is valuable advice, thanks! Sent from my...

This is valuable advice, thanks!


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Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-10-2019
Replies: 709
Views: 81,643
Posted By taffy
Thanks a lot, I am making notes with you...

Thanks a lot, I am making notes with you advice!


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Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-08-2019
Replies: 709
Views: 81,643
Posted By taffy
Loving this thread. Been wanting an M6 but the...

Loving this thread. Been wanting an M6 but the prices have gone up more than what I'm willing to shell out.

I have two questions for the M5 owners here:

1. What am I looking out for when buying a...
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-02-2019
Replies: 24
Views: 1,085
Posted By taffy
m8 + 50...

m8 + 50 1.1
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Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 10-30-2019
Replies: 57
Views: 3,043
Posted By taffy
This is good to know. This makes me more open to...

This is good to know. This makes me more open to move on from the M8 when the day comes. I do have a Sony as well and yes, it is different. While my Sony is the more advanced camera (and does good...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 10-29-2019
Replies: 57
Views: 3,043
Posted By taffy
Hey Rob thanks for this. Doing a quick google...

Hey Rob thanks for this. Doing a quick google search now I realize that the there are different frame line for 24mm and 28mm! No wonder I didn't have seeing-the-framelines problems with the 28...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 10-29-2019
Replies: 57
Views: 3,043
Posted By taffy
Thanks very much, John Mc :)

Thanks very much, John Mc :)
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 10-29-2019
Replies: 57
Views: 3,043
Posted By taffy
I'm interested to know how the colors are similar...

I'm interested to know how the colors are similar / different between both M cameras. I think if the M8 dies in a few years the 240 / M-E 240 will be the likely next camera.
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 10-29-2019
Replies: 57
Views: 3,043
Posted By taffy
They are and they're pretty cheap :) However I...

They are and they're pretty cheap :) However I use Photomechanjc to add in which lens I used. But I don't get the in-body corrections as well as the lens profile corrections in editing software but...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 10-29-2019
Replies: 57
Views: 3,043
Posted By taffy
Thanks for sharing this info, RobF. I understand...

Thanks for sharing this info, RobF. I understand better now. Have the habit of chimping on my first shot to get an idea of what's in frame. Funny thing, Ive always liked the 35mm FOV prior to the M8...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 10-29-2019
Replies: 57
Views: 3,043
Posted By taffy
With risking sounding ignorant, I don't even know...

With risking sounding ignorant, I don't even know what the 1m/2m framelines mean or how they are affecting my results LOL.

I want to buy grooved flanges on eBay to code the lenses - mine aren't...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 10-28-2019
Replies: 57
Views: 3,043
Posted By taffy
Thank you for this set you posted above, Raid. ...

Thank you for this set you posted above, Raid.

I love each of the photos especially the pink light falling on your daughter. Magical. That's not the kind of light I get here in SE Asia and I...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 10-28-2019
Replies: 1,388
Views: 328,992
Posted By taffy
I love this!! Well done!

I love this!! Well done!
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-13-2019
Replies: 540
Views: 50,380
Posted By taffy
M8 +...

M8 + ZM50

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Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 09-19-2019
Replies: 1,388
Views: 328,992
Posted By taffy
I love this shot!

I love this shot!
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 09-19-2019
Replies: 70
Views: 24,299
Posted By taffy
I've only come across this tool recently so...

I've only come across this tool recently so you're not alone. I'd love to learn from you.
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 09-13-2019
Replies: 57
Views: 3,043
Posted By taffy
Very nice photos! I shoot in B&W JPEG + RAW to...

Very nice photos! I shoot in B&W JPEG + RAW to see what the photo looks like in BW and if the need arises I can convert the RAW to B&W. Most of the time I'm pretty happy with the BW JPEGs and make...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 09-13-2019
Replies: 57
Views: 3,043
Posted By taffy
Hi Chris Thanks for the lens hood tip. I was...

Hi Chris

Thanks for the lens hood tip. I was considering getting the Haoge brand which is pretty much the same as the Voigtlander LH-6 or Zeiss equivalent but this is something new to consider. If...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-04-2019
Replies: 227
Views: 27,987
Posted By taffy
M8 + 7artisans 50 1.1 They grow up so fast....

M8 + 7artisans 50 1.1

They grow up so fast.

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Forum: Digital Compacts 09-03-2019
Replies: 41
Views: 4,170
Posted By taffy
I'm very fortunate that my GR2 has not failed me...

I'm very fortunate that my GR2 has not failed me yet. As a vacation camera, I can recommend it. Some photos from a...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 09-03-2019
Replies: 1,388
Views: 328,992
Posted By taffy
Peter, you've just inspired me to bring out my...

Peter, you've just inspired me to bring out my Xenon-Leitz Summarit 50 1.5. Compared to my ZM lenses and the CV 35 1.4., this lens does have lower contrast and has a pastel-y rendering to the look. ...
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-03-2019
Replies: 292
Views: 16,026
Posted By taffy
My ancient M8. After years of owning it AND...

My ancient M8. After years of owning it AND being disappointed by it, I have found how to make it shine and I am madly in love. ...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 09-03-2019
Replies: 1,388
Views: 328,992
Posted By taffy
M8 + CV 35/1.4 SC I feel that I'm the last one...

M8 + CV 35/1.4 SC

I feel that I'm the last one on the M8 boat but I'm really enjoying this. And I'm very new to the CV Nokton 35 1.4 and it has been such a...
Forum: Digital Compacts 08-30-2019
Replies: 1,198
Views: 251,060
Posted By taffy
GR2 https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/486466800...

GR2

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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-30-2019
Replies: 547
Views: 68,920
Posted By taffy
M8 + 25...

M8 + 25 Biogon

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Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 08-30-2019
Replies: 1,388
Views: 328,992
Posted By taffy
M8 + Biogon...

M8 + Biogon 25
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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-29-2019
Replies: 547
Views: 68,920
Posted By taffy
Love this! Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk

Love this!


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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-28-2019
Replies: 540
Views: 50,380
Posted By taffy
M8 + ZM 35...

M8 + ZM 35 C-Biogon

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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-28-2019
Replies: 3,163
Views: 496,263
Posted By taffy
M8 + CV 35 1.4...

M8 + CV 35 1.4 SC

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Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 08-28-2019
Replies: 1,388
Views: 328,992
Posted By taffy
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48634693988_47...

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Forum: Digital Compacts 08-26-2019
Replies: 1,198
Views: 251,060
Posted By taffy
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48623617238_ba...

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Forum: Digital Compacts 08-26-2019
Replies: 1,198
Views: 251,060
Posted By taffy
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48623968716_6c...

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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-26-2019
Replies: 1,012
Views: 194,528
Posted By taffy
Ricoh GRii...

Ricoh GRii

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Forum: Digital Compacts 08-26-2019
Replies: 1,198
Views: 251,060
Posted By taffy
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48623627571_0a...

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Forum: Digital Compacts 08-26-2019
Replies: 1,198
Views: 251,060
Posted By taffy
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48623237398_fa...

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Forum: Digital Compacts 08-26-2019
Replies: 1,198
Views: 251,060
Posted By taffy
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48623203348_60...

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Forum: Digital Compacts 08-26-2019
Replies: 1,198
Views: 251,060
Posted By taffy
Birth of my son....

Birth of my son. SOOC.

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Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 08-25-2019
Replies: 429
Views: 183,199
Posted By taffy
I do not own this lens but I love this...

I do not own this lens but I love this thread!


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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-23-2019
Replies: 547
Views: 68,920
Posted By taffy
M8 + CV 35 1.4 SC...

M8 + CV 35 1.4 SC

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Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 08-14-2019
Replies: 28
Views: 20,196
Posted By taffy
Hi thanks for reviving this thread! I just...

Hi thanks for reviving this thread! I just recently got the Planar and I’d love to see and learn from your comparison.

I’ve pretty much changed all my lens to the modern-look ZMs 25,...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-10-2019
Replies: 540
Views: 50,380
Posted By taffy
M8 + Zm Biogon...

M8 + Zm Biogon 25

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Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 08-10-2019
Replies: 30
Views: 2,068
Posted By taffy
M8 + 25...

M8 + 25 Biogon

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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-08-2019
Replies: 540
Views: 50,380
Posted By taffy
I’m thoroughly enjoying your photos here....

I’m thoroughly enjoying your photos here. This one is my favorite!


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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-08-2019
Replies: 540
Views: 50,380
Posted By taffy
Love this one! Sent from my iPhone using...

Love this one!


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Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 08-08-2019
Replies: 38
Views: 2,353
Posted By taffy
Also curious, Mike! And also, living in Japan, is...

Also curious, Mike! And also, living in Japan, is it easier and faster to get these new Voigtlander lenses? Nice supply of used Leicas too, I bet!


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Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 08-07-2019
Replies: 1,635
Views: 89,038
Posted By taffy
This is great because it provides access to...

This is great because it provides access to quality of a photographic tool that was out of the budget of many, previously. I'm quite excited. As long as the it performs like the Summicron it is...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 08-07-2019
Replies: 1
Views: 474
Posted By taffy
3rd Party Batteries today

Hi

Looking for suggestions for 3rd party batteries for my M8. If you've had first hand experience with some good ones, please share the brand / vendor here.

I use one 3rd party battery with my...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 08-07-2019
Replies: 54
Views: 4,405
Posted By taffy
Looks really nice. Eager to see the photos...

Looks really nice. Eager to see the photos you'll make with it!
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-06-2019
Replies: 540
Views: 50,380
Posted By taffy
[QUOTE=Vince...

[QUOTE=Vince Lupo;2433422]https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7476/15525029318_d51811d932_b.jpg (https://www.flickr.com/photos/direction-one-inc/15525029318/)
Sdtown Halloween SMALL187...
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 08-06-2019
Replies: 422
Views: 135,591
Posted By taffy
I have recently purchased this lens for my M8 and...

I have recently purchased this lens for my M8 and I'm extremely happy with what I'm seeing in the short time I've used it!

ISO...
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 08-06-2019
Replies: 30
Views: 2,068
Posted By taffy
I like these, Mike!

I like these, Mike!
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 08-04-2019
Replies: 1
Views: 494
Posted By taffy
I bought two of these filters on Amazon and...

I bought two of these filters on Amazon and recently tried them out with ZM lenses. The render black fabric black and I think it does the job. The body is thinner and lighter than the B+W (I have a...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-04-2019
Replies: 628
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M8+C-Biogon...

M8+C-Biogon 35

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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-04-2019
Replies: 554
Views: 98,421
Posted By taffy
M8 + C-Biogon...

M8 + C-Biogon 35
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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-04-2019
Replies: 540
Views: 50,380
Posted By taffy
M8 + ZM Planar...

M8 + ZM Planar 50
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Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 08-03-2019
Replies: 30
Views: 2,068
Posted By taffy
Thanks Mike! Maybe I was just overwhelmed by all...

Thanks Mike! Maybe I was just overwhelmed by all the settings that I felt I had to dial in each one in my A7ii. I’ll go to the “reset to factory settings” and see what happens!...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 08-01-2019
Replies: 52
Views: 1,739
Posted By taffy
Hi Raid I'm late to this thread but what do you...

Hi Raid

I'm late to this thread but what do you mean about "hotspots on the sensor"? Are these like isolated white pixels or a bigger area? Thanks a lot!
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 08-01-2019
Replies: 1,388
Views: 328,992
Posted By taffy
M8 + ZM C-Biogon...

M8 + ZM C-Biogon 35

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M8+ ZM Planar 50

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Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 07-31-2019
Replies: 30
Views: 2,068
Posted By taffy
Hey Mike With a lot of admiration for your...

Hey Mike

With a lot of admiration for your photos, would you mind sharing what settings you use on your A7s? I’m very envious of the colors your getting and admittedly I can’t get my...
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 07-31-2019
Replies: 30
Views: 2,068
Posted By taffy
Posted in another thread but this is what really...

Posted in another thread but this is what really made me a ZM fan :) ZM25 + M8

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Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 07-30-2019
Replies: 30
Views: 2,068
Posted By taffy
Thanks Mike. I’ll give this setup a try...

Thanks Mike. I’ll give this setup a try again. I have the VM/E close focus adapter too but in the beginning the additional weight threw me off so I guess that also didn’t encourage me...
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 07-29-2019
Replies: 30
Views: 2,068
Posted By taffy
Nice images! I have this lens and this camera but...

Nice images! I have this lens and this camera but I use it almost exclusively on my M8. Some day the corners don't do very well when mounted on the Sony but that dose KR seems to be the case with...
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 07-29-2019
Replies: 30
Views: 2,068
Posted By taffy
Nice images! I have this lens and this camera but...

Nice images! I have this lens and this camera but I use it almost exclusively on my M8. Some day the corners don’t do very well when mounted on the Sony but that dose KR seems to be the case...
Forum: Photo Software 07-28-2019
Replies: 13
Views: 3,451
Posted By taffy
Anyone actively using Luminar 3 here? This has...

Anyone actively using Luminar 3 here? This has been my go to editor for a few months. I can’t seem to get with LR and adobe with their subscription model.

What I get out of it that I...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 07-28-2019
Replies: 22
Views: 1,214
Posted By taffy
I love the shots and their character,...

I love the shots and their character, Kevin!


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Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 07-25-2019
Replies: 57
Views: 3,043
Posted By taffy
Those images indeed! Sent from my iPhone...

Those images indeed!


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Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 07-25-2019
Replies: 57
Views: 3,043
Posted By taffy
Very enjoyable (as long as you’re not the...

Very enjoyable (as long as you’re not the guy with the new camera)!


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Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 07-21-2019
Replies: 72
Views: 15,866
Posted By taffy
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Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 07-21-2019
Replies: 72
Views: 15,866
Posted By taffy
Hi I just bought the ZM 35/2.8 and use it with my...

Hi I just bought the ZM 35/2.8 and use it with my M8. I’m currently shooting it to see if it can replace my Summarit 35/2.5. After a few weeks with it I find it crazy sharp. Hoping to see more...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 07-17-2019
Replies: 6
Views: 519
Posted By taffy
I tried, Stephen. Nice talking to you! :)

I tried, Stephen. Nice talking to you! :)
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 07-14-2019
Replies: 6
Views: 519
Posted By taffy
Price difference between v1 35 1.4 Nokton MC vs SC

Hi I was checking on Amazon and the Single Coat version retails $100 cheaper than the MC version? Any reason for this? Has the pricing between variants always been this way?

Sorry new to this...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 07-11-2019
Replies: 1
Views: 494
Posted By taffy
ICE brand UV IR Cut filters

Hi

I’m shopping for UV IR filters and while I default to B+W filters, I found this brand on both Amazon and B&H:

ICE 43mm UV IR Cut Filter Optical Glass Multi-Coated MC 43...
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 07-09-2019
Replies: 411
Views: 116,957
Posted By taffy
late to the party BUT...

I think it deserves all the praise it gets from its owners (past and present). I'm only learning about its character and it's very early on for me. I love what I see though! If all goes well I'd...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 07-09-2019
Replies: 9
Views: 699
Posted By taffy
Thanks a lot this is bookmarked on my browser :)...

Thanks a lot this is bookmarked on my browser :)


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Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 07-08-2019
Replies: 9
Views: 699
Posted By taffy
I see it. Got this a lot when using my 7Artisans...

I see it. Got this a lot when using my 7Artisans 50 1.1 or my grandfather's Xenon Summarit 50 1.5 because I didn't use a UVIR w it.

I think for color with the M8, the UVIR is makes a significant...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 07-08-2019
Replies: 9
Views: 699
Posted By taffy
Hi Doug Thanks for the tip. May I ask which...

Hi Doug Thanks for the tip. May I ask which lenses you took on your trip Malta and Sicily? I noticed heavy vignetting with my ZM 25/2.8 when I forgot to set it to Lens Detection + UVIR in my...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 07-08-2019
Replies: 9
Views: 699
Posted By taffy
Thanks a lot! I have UV IR filters that will fit...

Thanks a lot! I have UV IR filters that will fit the C-Biogon with a step up ring (43 to 46mm) and since the Planar is already a 46mm filter size, no problem. Your input is appreciated since the...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 07-08-2019
Replies: 9
Views: 699
Posted By taffy
Do I need to code lenses above 35mm

Hi,

I have managed to get a 35/2.8 C-Biogon and a 50 ZM Planar to use with my M8. I wanted to ask the M8 users here if coding these lenses are essential to get the vignetting and colors right....
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 07-02-2019
Replies: 75
Views: 6,963
Posted By taffy
Anyone have this lens already? Shot with the v1...

Anyone have this lens already? Shot with the v1 for the first time this week and I think it's a pretty sweet lens.
Forum: Travel 07-02-2019
Replies: 209
Views: 8,794
Posted By taffy
Studio 58 in Makati City is a pro lab. I use them...

Studio 58 in Makati City is a pro lab. I use them for processing and printing.

2289 Chino Roces Avenue Extension
Makati City, Metro Manila
1231 Philippines

Phone: +63 2 8430770
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 07-01-2019
Replies: 2
Views: 421
Posted By taffy
Thanks a lot. I’ll go out use this current...

Thanks a lot. I’ll go out use this current setup then.


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Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 07-01-2019
Replies: 2
Views: 421
Posted By taffy
IR cut filter and step up ring question

I got a 35 C-Biogon with the uncommon 43mm filter size. I’m hesitating buying its own IR Cut filter and I currently have a 46mm and a step up ring.

Should I expect any issues using it this...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 06-27-2019
Replies: 1,388
Views: 328,992
Posted By taffy
...glad you did. nice!

...glad you did. nice!
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 06-27-2019
Replies: 1,388
Views: 328,992
Posted By taffy
7Artisans...

7Artisans 50/1.1
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48135929757_543cfac7d1_c.jpg

Xenon Summarit 5cm 1.5
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48135937337_e402f5bd16_c.jpg
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 06-27-2019
Replies: 153
Views: 37,271
Posted By taffy
I have been eyeing this lens, Helen. I agree...

I have been eyeing this lens, Helen. I agree with the special rendering!


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Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 06-26-2019
Replies: 57
Views: 3,043
Posted By taffy
Thanks a lot! Back then I was in such a hurry to...

Thanks a lot! Back then I was in such a hurry to get better as a photographer and was always confused between “is it me or do I not have the right tools?”. Now that I’m older and I...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 06-26-2019
Replies: 57
Views: 3,043
Posted By taffy
Spot on. That’s how I felt with it until...

Spot on. That’s how I felt with it until this year. Pushing it past it’s comfort zone thinking “it should be able to do this and that because it costs so much”.

I’m...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 06-26-2019
Replies: 57
Views: 3,043
Posted By taffy
I believe your glowing reviews / thoughts on this...

I believe your glowing reviews / thoughts on this camera is what made me buy it several years ago. I have you to thank :)


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Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 06-26-2019
Replies: 57
Views: 3,043
Posted By taffy
Thanks for you kind words on the photos. I love...

Thanks for you kind words on the photos. I love the M8 and a few years ago I cracked the LCD and Leica said they couldn't repair it. I'm glad it had some form of screen protector (plastic albeit)...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 06-26-2019
Replies: 57
Views: 3,043
Posted By taffy
Thanks, Helen!

Thanks, Helen!
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 06-26-2019
Replies: 547
Views: 68,920
Posted By taffy
This is awesome. WOW.

This is awesome. WOW.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 06-26-2019
Replies: 547
Views: 68,920
Posted By taffy
oh WOW. Well done!!!

oh WOW. Well done!!!
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 06-26-2019
Replies: 57
Views: 3,043
Posted By taffy
Hi, I will try shooting with a dark red filter...

Hi, I will try shooting with a dark red filter since it won’t be too hard to find or too expensive to buy :)

I shoot the M8 in B/W JPEG + DNG. Truthfully most often I’d like to see a B/W...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 06-26-2019
Replies: 57
Views: 3,043
Posted By taffy
Thanks, Lou. Cheers! Sent from my iPhone using...

Thanks, Lou. Cheers!


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Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 06-26-2019
Replies: 57
Views: 3,043
Posted By taffy
Thanks Keith. I think a lot of part of this is...

Thanks Keith. I think a lot of part of this is getting older and not having time to read all the new gear reviews. When the M8 shines, it shines so I’ve been so obsessed with shooting in good...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 06-25-2019
Replies: 57
Views: 3,043
Posted By taffy
Fallen back in love with the M8

I've had this camera for over 8 years now and I can't say I've ever been happy with it. I was always thinking about it's limitations. I borrowed a friend's Leica Q to see if that was for me but I...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 06-25-2019
Replies: 113
Views: 6,736
Posted By taffy
I was hoping to see the M262 prices go down...

I was hoping to see the M262 prices go down because of this announcement. Any reason why it shouldn't except for the M-E being a tactical move by Leica to divert users from Zenit?
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 08-03-2015
Replies: 4
Views: 1,647
Posted By taffy
Thanks a lot. I sent Stephen an email and he...

Thanks a lot. I sent Stephen an email and he confirmed that there is only one F2 version. The other party sounded very convinced there was a v1 and v2 so I did some research and fact-checking...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 08-03-2015
Replies: 4
Views: 1,647
Posted By taffy
Ultron 28mm V2?

Hi

I have been told my someone offering to buy my CV 28/2 M-mount that my lens is a V1 and there is a V2 with improved optics. I don't recall that they made a V2 of this lens. I have searched the...
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-02-2015
Replies: 8
Views: 1,059
Posted By taffy
Thanks for your advice, folks. Sorry for the...

Thanks for your advice, folks. Sorry for the late reply. Trying to settle in. Cheers!
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-18-2015
Replies: 8
Views: 1,059
Posted By taffy
Moved to London - Asking for Tips

Hi

I'd like to ask some tips around the area of street photography etiquette in London. I've recently moved to the UK and would like to ask those who shoot a lot in the UK for useful advice from a...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 08-17-2013
Replies: 1,388
Views: 328,992
Posted By taffy
http://farm3.staticflickr.com/2886/9530105384_8faa...

http://farm3.staticflickr.com/2886/9530105384_8faa06750c_z.jpg

Malacca, Malaysia. M8 + VC 28/2
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 08-15-2013
Replies: 1
Views: 787
Posted By taffy
Sharing a few shots from Malacca, Malaysia

I'm re-learning shooting RF. Here are some shots using my M8 and VC 28. The night shots in the set are done with the OMD and 25mm.

http://www.flickr.com/photos/taffyledesma/sets/72157635016438255/
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 08-11-2013
Replies: 1,388
Views: 328,992
Posted By taffy
http://farm3.staticflickr.com/2829/9482288905_7833...

http://farm3.staticflickr.com/2829/9482288905_783398dfe2_z.jpg
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 08-11-2013
Replies: 1,388
Views: 328,992
Posted By taffy
http://farm3.staticflickr.com/2859/9485162146_44c2...

http://farm3.staticflickr.com/2859/9485162146_44c2834ed0_z.jpg
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-09-2013
Replies: 0
Views: 563
Posted By taffy
Going to Thailand - any recommendations?

Hi

I have 3 full days in Thailand via Bangkok purely for wandering around and taking photos. Any recommendations on what to shoot? Definitely interested in the people and culture.

I've done the...
Forum: Digital M Reported Problems - all Models 08-04-2013
Replies: 2
Views: 3,161
Posted By taffy
Thanks for this. There's a really good chance...

Thanks for this. There's a really good chance that was the case. I'll keep on using it and seeing if it only happens under those circumstances.
Forum: Digital M Reported Problems - all Models 08-03-2013
Replies: 2
Views: 3,161
Posted By taffy
Symptoms of a dying M8 LCD?

Hi

Just want to ask the M8 users in the group what are the early signs that the LCD is about to fail. I was shooting a lot this weekend and the LCDs colors were changing / fluctuating when I was...
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-03-2013
Replies: 2
Views: 724
Posted By taffy
I just got back and I loved it! Thanks for the...

I just got back and I loved it! Thanks for the tips!
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-28-2013
Replies: 2
Views: 724
Posted By taffy
Going to Melaka, Malaysia - Any Tips?

Hi I'm taking a weekend trip to Melaka (Malacca), Malaysia. Any one been there and can give some tips. It's just me and my camera this time so I'm looking for interesting things to shoot. Since I'll...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 07-25-2013
Replies: 1,388
Views: 328,992
Posted By taffy
Are you experiencing any focus shift on the VC...

Are you experiencing any focus shift on the VC 28? Do you have the M-mount version. I'm planning to get myself a copy of the VC 28/2 this sunday but I've read quite a bit about focus shift ob the...
Forum: Digital M Reported Problems - all Models 02-25-2013
Replies: 79
Views: 16,762
Posted By taffy
Same thing happened to me at about the same...

Same thing happened to me at about the same shutter count. Got it fixed in HK for USD 400. I checked with Singapore and they were charging SGD 1300 and in the US USD 1200.

Now it works just fine.
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 01-23-2013
Replies: 37
Views: 6,815
Posted By taffy
Thanks for the help guys. Admittedly I think I'm...

Thanks for the help guys. Admittedly I think I'm a little confused. But yes I guess the best way is to commit to a lens and learn in on the M8 until you get the photo exactly as you saw it in the VF.
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 01-23-2013
Replies: 1,388
Views: 328,992
Posted By taffy
https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-ArM3g8IkAJc/UQA...

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-ArM3g8IkAJc/UQAeuaqC_mI/AAAAAAAAR4g/fbS0-_5Cv24/s640/Train%252520Girls.jpg
Forum: Digital M Reported Problems - all Models 01-23-2013
Replies: 6
Views: 1,977
Posted By taffy
I had the camera fixed. It was a shutter...

I had the camera fixed. It was a shutter replacement. After contacting several Leica repair shops - Leica Singapore, Leica New Jersey USA, and Schmidt Marketing Hongkong, I decided on Schmidt...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 01-23-2013
Replies: 37
Views: 6,815
Posted By taffy
Question 25 vs 28

I own the M8 and I'm considering a 35mm FOV lens and I'm choosing between 24/25 and a 28mm lenses. I'd like to ask, since there's no exact equivalent to a 35mm FOV, if the M8 framelines are better...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 11-28-2012
Replies: 31
Views: 7,298
Posted By taffy
Ramosa, You got an even better deal I you got...

Ramosa,

You got an even better deal I you got the shutter replaced for $375. The emails I had with Leica NJ said $1200 that's why I opted for HK which is closer to what it cost you to replace the...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 11-27-2012
Replies: 31
Views: 7,298
Posted By taffy
To anyone interested here's what I gathered from...

To anyone interested here's what I gathered from the options for the repair of my M8 shutter:

- replacement cost ranges from $1200 (NJ) to about $400 (HK) and this is for the 1/8000 original shutter...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 11-26-2012
Replies: 31
Views: 7,298
Posted By taffy
Both Leica NJ and Singapore said that I'd need to...

Both Leica NJ and Singapore said that I'd need to have the unit sent to Solms to have it evaluated by a technician before they could give a free estimate on the upgrade cost. So it's either I take...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 11-26-2012
Replies: 31
Views: 7,298
Posted By taffy
I sent them an email and they quoted me $1200 for...

I sent them an email and they quoted me $1200 for a replacement. I asked Leica Singapore and they quoted a similar price. However when I asked the official Leica service center in Hong Kong they...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 11-25-2012
Replies: 31
Views: 7,298
Posted By taffy
Hi since my shutter failed and like yours, they...

Hi since my shutter failed and like yours, they will probably be able to replace it, would I be eligible for the M9 upgrade option? I sent them an email but no response yet.
Forum: Digital M Reported Problems - all Models 11-24-2012
Replies: 6
Views: 1,977
Posted By taffy
The shutter is officially dead. Thanks for the...

The shutter is officially dead. Thanks for the tip, JSU. The shutter went back in place but it wouldn't work after that. I guess u have to take it to Leica.

Taffy

I wonder if there are any...
Forum: Digital M Reported Problems - all Models 11-24-2012
Replies: 6
Views: 1,977
Posted By taffy
M8 error - need help

I was shooting this morning and my camera's shutter stopped working. At first it felt a bit slow / weak for the shutter speed and later it wasn't taking photos. I looked at the shutter curtains and...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 10-17-2012
Replies: 10
Views: 2,091
Posted By taffy
Thanks for the tip! I know why you mean :)

Thanks for the tip! I know why you mean :)
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 10-17-2012
Replies: 10
Views: 2,091
Posted By taffy
Thanks a lot!

Thanks a lot!
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 10-17-2012
Replies: 10
Views: 2,091
Posted By taffy
You're right CrisR it's 43mm, my mistake. What do...

You're right CrisR it's 43mm, my mistake. What do you think of my ideas above? You think a step up or step down will work?
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 10-15-2012
Replies: 10
Views: 2,091
Posted By taffy
UVIR on M8

I have two sizes for my UVIR filters: 39 and 46 but I do have a CV 40 which takes 40.5 filters. Can I use the 46 UVIR on this with a step down ring? Or is there a step up ring which will allow me to...
Forum: Travel 10-15-2012
Replies: 8
Views: 1,354
Posted By taffy
Thanks a lot flip. Keep the suggestions coming....

Thanks a lot flip. Keep the suggestions coming. So I guess I won't be catching any of the autumn colors yet? Would I have a better chance for seasonal colors in Kyoto?
Forum: Travel 10-15-2012
Replies: 8
Views: 1,354
Posted By taffy
Hi Flip I'd like to just wander and shoot the...

Hi Flip

I'd like to just wander and shoot the everyday street stuff but since its my firs time there I'd like to shoot around the famous places in Osaka and Kyoto.

I'll be there from Nov 1-4. ...
Forum: Travel 10-15-2012
Replies: 8
Views: 1,354
Posted By taffy
Osaka, Japan - suggestions please

Hi

I'm going to Osaka, Japan for 3 1/2 days and 3 nights. I'd like to ask for some suggestions on what to see and what to shoot. It will be my first time and I plan to move around to maybe the...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 09-03-2012
Replies: 97
Views: 12,921
Posted By taffy
Hi I've recently purchased an M8 and I shoot it...

Hi I've recently purchased an M8 and I shoot it in BW mode (Jpeg + Raw). The BW jpegs look pretty good and in my opinion needs just a bit of tweaking whether in LR or in SilverEfex.

Is the general...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 08-27-2012
Replies: 467
Views: 61,645
Posted By taffy
+1 from me. I was just telling someone why I love...

+1 from me. I was just telling someone why I love RFF and it's members.
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 08-26-2012
Replies: 15
Views: 2,919
Posted By taffy
I was able to meet with the seller and did some...

I was able to meet with the seller and did some test with him on the spot and kudos to him, he took the lens back and refunded the money - much respect to the man. I also can't say that I don't feel...
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 08-26-2012
Replies: 15
Views: 2,919
Posted By taffy
Unless it front or back focuses and is in need of...

Unless it front or back focuses and is in need of alignment, right?
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 08-26-2012
Replies: 467
Views: 61,645
Posted By taffy
I just hope some entrepreneurial fellow comes...

I just hope some entrepreneurial fellow comes along and starts offering 3rd party fixes for busted M8 LCD screens Leica can't fix anymore.
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 08-26-2012
Replies: 1,388
Views: 328,992
Posted By taffy
Some photos from a visit to a custom motorcycle...

Some photos from a visit to a custom motorcycle shop. Taken with Summarit 35 and CV...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 08-26-2012
Replies: 1,388
Views: 328,992
Posted By taffy
http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8433/7869688624_3c48...

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8433/7869688624_3c48849114_z.jpg
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 08-22-2012
Replies: 1,388
Views: 328,992
Posted By taffy
With CV25/4...

With CV25/4 LTM
http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7256/7839014638_7d56ddf7ab_z.jpg


http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8447/7839001878_7538ec37c5_z.jpg
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 08-22-2012
Replies: 15
Views: 2,919
Posted By taffy
I'm likely going with your second point. I'd...

I'm likely going with your second point. I'd rather wait for a perfectly working system and wait longer compared to adjusting my shooting to a new lens.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-22-2012
Replies: 61
Views: 9,794
Posted By taffy
I own an X100 which from what I read handles like...

I own an X100 which from what I read handles like the XP1. I bought an M8 recently and I'm so happy with it and I'm thinking of selling my X100 to buy a Canon S95/100 instead.

My biggest reason is...
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 08-21-2012
Replies: 15
Views: 2,919
Posted By taffy
I did a lot of testing on it and with the help of...

I did a lot of testing on it and with the help of Turtle's advice I zeroed in on the problem: it suffers from front focus. When in focus it is very sharp.
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 08-21-2012
Replies: 33
Views: 30,562
Posted By taffy
Can anyone show a photo with the filter attached...

Can anyone show a photo with the filter attached to the 25 skopar?
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 08-19-2012
Replies: 15
Views: 2,919
Posted By taffy
Would you be willing to take a look at some shots...

Would you be willing to take a look at some shots I took to help confirm of it is indeed soft? If you're ok PM me your email address and I'll share a folder with you on Dropbox.

Thanks!
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 08-18-2012
Replies: 15
Views: 2,919
Posted By taffy
ZM 25 soft copy?

Have you guys seen soft copies of the ZM 25? I'm worried I got a bad copy. I've been shooting an comparing it to the sharpness of my 35 summarit and it's just not holding up well. Of course the focal...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 08-18-2012
Replies: 28
Views: 12,274
Posted By taffy
I went out and did some shooting in my...

I went out and did some shooting in my neighborhood and I'm getting what you mean by "glow", "classic look", and "low contrast". It's quite nice for specific purposes and I wouldn't say the lens is...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-17-2012
Replies: 262
Views: 30,700
Posted By taffy
Maybe an M9 and a 35 summicron. Being new to ...

Maybe an M9 and a 35 summicron. Being new to digital leica cameras my biggest surprise is how big the bodies are
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-17-2012
Replies: 50
Views: 7,769
Posted By taffy
Forgot to mention that the Leica M4-2 has no...

Forgot to mention that the Leica M4-2 has no light meter.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-17-2012
Replies: 50
Views: 7,769
Posted By taffy
I would recommend two options for you starting...

I would recommend two options for you starting with the camera bodies.

1. Bessa R2A (good working condition) + Russian Jupiter 50mm

2. Leica M4-2 (user condition) + Russian Jupiter 50mm

The first...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 08-17-2012
Replies: 28
Views: 12,274
Posted By taffy
Sorry here's the photo

Sorry here's the photo
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 08-17-2012
Replies: 28
Views: 12,274
Posted By taffy
I suppose mine is a Taylor Hobson?

I suppose mine is a Taylor Hobson?
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 08-17-2012
Replies: 28
Views: 12,274
Posted By taffy
Wow! I looked up the lens and mine is from the 40s

Wow! I looked up the lens and mine is from the 40s
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 08-17-2012
Replies: 28
Views: 12,274
Posted By taffy
How can I tell which I which?

How can I tell which I which?
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 08-17-2012
Replies: 33
Views: 30,562
Posted By taffy
Can the non coupled version take filters? I use...

Can the non coupled version take filters? I use an M8 and I'm wondering if the snapshot skopar is a good option (for reasons more than just the price).
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 08-16-2012
Replies: 28
Views: 12,274
Posted By taffy
I'm going to shoot more with the 5cm Xenon and...

I'm going to shoot more with the 5cm Xenon and post some photos here. Your advice is really helpful! I tried looking for photos on Flickr but there arent too many shot with the M8

Thanks Roger and...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 08-16-2012
Replies: 28
Views: 12,274
Posted By taffy
Thanks for this Tom. You think I should keep this...

Thanks for this Tom. You think I should keep this as a special purpose lens? Will the Leica glow come out in B&W too?
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 08-15-2012
Replies: 28
Views: 12,274
Posted By taffy
reference: ...

reference: http://www.l-camera-forum.com/leica-wiki.en/index.php/Xenon_f%3D_5_cm_1:1.5
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 08-15-2012
Replies: 28
Views: 12,274
Posted By taffy
Xenon f= 5 cm 1:1.5 any experience?

I'm deciding to keep either of these lenses for use on my M8:

1. Xenon f= 5 cm 1:1.5
2. VC 40 1.4

Can you guys recommend or share your opinion on overall IQ? This will be my main fast lens on the...
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-15-2012
Replies: 148
Views: 22,849
Posted By taffy
Olympus 5060 / 7070 Tough, full of features,...

Olympus 5060 / 7070

Tough, full of features, bright lens, great IQ
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-14-2012
Replies: 5
Views: 1,097
Posted By taffy
I was thinking of that too. But i guess you'll...

I was thinking of that too. But i guess you'll really have to get familiar with the FOV of a 25mm to know.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-14-2012
Replies: 5
Views: 1,097
Posted By taffy
Thanks very much!

Thanks very much!
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-14-2012
Replies: 5
Views: 1,097
Posted By taffy
M4-2 viewfinder and 25mm lenses

I'm thinking of using a 25mm lens with M4-2. Beyond the widest frame lines, what's the Max FOV of the viewfinder? Would tot be a 28mm? 25mm?
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 08-14-2012
Replies: 12
Views: 2,601
Posted By taffy
You mean fake Leica batteries when you say...

You mean fake Leica batteries when you say counterfeit? Im referring to batteries that are openly sold as third party replacement / alternative batteries.

Does your reply above refer to the both?
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 08-14-2012
Replies: 12
Views: 2,601
Posted By taffy
Are 3rd party batteries safe?

There are some sellers on eBay selling sub-$20 batteries for the M8. Any risk using these instead of Leica branded batteries?
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 08-14-2012
Replies: 15
Views: 2,152
Posted By taffy
Another vote for the Domke F5XB. I have the...

Another vote for the Domke F5XB. I have the Waxwear version and I love it. It can take a body with a lens mounted and maybe 2 more lenses and a mobile phone.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 08-13-2012
Replies: 167
Views: 28,293
Posted By taffy
I bought an M8 in 2012. Yikes.

I bought an M8 in 2012. Yikes.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 08-13-2012
Replies: 22
Views: 4,074
Posted By taffy
I got the lens already but I haven't shot with...

I got the lens already but I haven't shot with it. So far I've been shooting with my 35 summarit and I've been loving the output as well as FOV. I'll shoot with the 25 ZM and my 76 year old Leitz 50...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 08-11-2012
Replies: 1,388
Views: 328,992
Posted By taffy
These are wonderful, Chris. I'm a new M8 owner...

These are wonderful, Chris. I'm a new M8 owner and I'm looking forward to getting pleasing color and b&w images. I have a few questions:

1. For B&W work do you shoot with the B&W setting on the...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 08-11-2012
Replies: 2
Views: 1,068
Posted By taffy
Thanks a lot!

Thanks a lot!
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 08-09-2012
Replies: 2
Views: 1,068
Posted By taffy
Coding 3rd party lenses for M8

Hi

What coding do I use for the following lenses:

VC 40 1.4
ZM 25 1.8
VC 24 4

Thanks!
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 08-07-2012
Replies: 3
Views: 1,362
Posted By taffy
Thanks a lot for the help. I decided to look for...

Thanks a lot for the help. I decided to look for a new copy to be sure it pulls up the 24/35 frame lines.
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 08-06-2012
Replies: 3
Views: 1,362
Posted By taffy
Zeiss 25 Biogon on M8 - Framelines

I'm looking to buy a ZM 25 but I hear that the earlier models bring up the 28mm frame lines instead of the 24mm/35mm frame lines. How can I tell if the lens I buy will bring up the 24mm / 35mm frame...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 08-04-2012
Replies: 22
Views: 4,074
Posted By taffy
Great timing on this comment, Johann. I just got...

Great timing on this comment, Johann. I just got an M8 and looking for a 35mm FOV equivalent lens. I think the Biogon comment helps me finally decide on the ZM 25. I'll also end up keeping my CV 25/4...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 07-31-2012
Replies: 5
Views: 1,217
Posted By taffy
Thanks guys! Looks like all will be well!

Thanks guys! Looks like all will be well!
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 07-31-2012
Replies: 5
Views: 1,217
Posted By taffy
Using the ZM 25 on the M8

I've just purchased an M8 and I'm looking for a 35mm FOV equivalent lens. I've heard a lot of good things about the ZM 25 with regards to IQ but I've also heard that this brings up the wrong frame...
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 11-07-2011
Replies: 2,582
Views: 645,187
Posted By taffy
http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6102/6298799483_e30...

http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6102/6298799483_e30ebc7335_z.jpg

http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6217/6302882048_a2380e5332_z.jpg
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 11-07-2011
Replies: 2,582
Views: 645,187
Posted By taffy
http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6093/6254628036_3c7...

http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6093/6254628036_3c7c7aea5e_z.jpg

http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6050/6254110489_fb1924db2b_z.jpg

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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-22-2011
Replies: 3,331
Views: 574,812
Posted By taffy
http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6146/5963922935_6eb...

http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6146/5963922935_6ebcfe2b0d_b.jpg

Leica M4-2, VC 35 PII, Neopan 400
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 07-10-2011
Replies: 2,582
Views: 645,187
Posted By taffy
http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6017/5921864453_9ff...

http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6017/5921864453_9ff12fa037_z.jpg

http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6017/5921822991_ba297fc301_z.jpg
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 07-10-2011
Replies: 2,582
Views: 645,187
Posted By taffy
Guys this has to be one of the more inspiring set...

Guys this has to be one of the more inspiring set of photos taken with the X100. Here you can really see what the camera can do in the hands of people passionate about pictures.
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 07-08-2011
Replies: 18
Views: 4,785
Posted By taffy
This is really helpful! Thanks a lot for your...

This is really helpful! Thanks a lot for your advice. I'll try out the tips here and post some sample scans!
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 07-08-2011
Replies: 18
Views: 4,785
Posted By taffy
Scanning B&W on Vuescan

Hi I'm new to scanning BW negatives with Vuescan. I do my post processing in LR and the NIK suite.

What settings should I apply and do I need for Vuescan to create a RAW file? It seems to create...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-30-2010
Replies: 1
Views: 581
Posted By taffy
Photo Exhibits in London / Manchester

Hi,

I'm going to London and Manchester in a few days and I'd like to know if anyone can recommend photography exhibits or galleries to see while I'm there. Any tips on interesting things to shoot...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-26-2010
Replies: 13
Views: 1,714
Posted By taffy
Not sure about the condensation. The temperature...

Not sure about the condensation. The temperature of my gear was the same the whole time so i'm ruling it out.

Now it could be effects of an X-ray since I brought these films in my luggage from...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-26-2010
Replies: 13
Views: 1,714
Posted By taffy
Hi Mike Can you elaborate a bit more? If you're...

Hi Mike

Can you elaborate a bit more? If you're asking if they're on the same roll, at least the last two.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-26-2010
Replies: 13
Views: 1,714
Posted By taffy
I have other shots with no flare so I'm not so...

I have other shots with no flare so I'm not so sure how it could get that way in some situations and not in the others.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-26-2010
Replies: 13
Views: 1,714
Posted By taffy
Where could it be from though? I'm not...

Where could it be from though? I'm not dismissing your idea but I'd like to know where it could come from.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-25-2010
Replies: 13
Views: 1,714
Posted By taffy
Flaring on the Summarit 35

Hi

I went out to shoot yesterday with my summarit-M 35 and R2A after the film scans came out, I noticed quite a bit of flare in my photos. I don't have the Leica Hood but I do have a 3rd party...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-18-2010
Replies: 3
Views: 980
Posted By taffy
I got the S&W hood sold by heavy star. It is...

I got the S&W hood sold by heavy star. It is very well made and very lightweight. Thanks so much for the advice. I really do not regret buying this over the Leica shade.

Heavystar is also a good...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-03-2010
Replies: 3
Views: 980
Posted By taffy
thanks a lot! Its more for protection so the...

thanks a lot!

Its more for protection so the front element doesn't get knocked around too much
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-30-2010
Replies: 3
Views: 980
Posted By taffy
3rd party lens shade for Summarit M 35

Hi

Are there any available 3rd party shades for the Summarit? I find the Leica shade quite expensive.

Also, to the summarit 35 owners, do i actually need a shade? I heard the lens controls...
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 06-30-2010
Replies: 411
Views: 116,957
Posted By taffy
Thanks Tom and Double Negative. I didn't realize...

Thanks Tom and Double Negative.

I didn't realize that the ZM was that much better. Maybe one day I'll get to try one. Please share your photos with this wonderful lens!

Taffy
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