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Forum: Photography General Interest 1 Hour Ago
Replies: 19
Views: 591
Posted By Darthfeeble
50mm is supposed to be closest to the human eye,...

50mm is supposed to be closest to the human eye, for me a 28mm seems most like what I see.
Forum: Photography General Interest 3 Days Ago
Replies: 16
Views: 405
Posted By Darthfeeble
When I was doing film I put it in a little 5...

When I was doing film I put it in a little 5 cu.ft. refrigerator along with the wife's candles. Now she has more room for candles. You can get even smaller refrigerators than the one I have.
Forum: Photography General Interest 6 Days Ago
Replies: 126
Views: 6,141
Posted By Darthfeeble
All I have are pictures in and around the house,...

All I have are pictures in and around the house, because I believe.
Forum: RFF News 1 Week Ago
Replies: 69
Views: 2,725
Posted By Darthfeeble
Keywording my LR catalog, some 40,000 shots. At...

Keywording my LR catalog, some 40,000 shots. At the same time I'm trying to reduce that number.
Forum: Digital Printers / Inks / Papers etc 1 Week Ago
Replies: 16
Views: 473
Posted By Darthfeeble
You can get the nozzle cleaning done on plain...

You can get the nozzle cleaning done on plain paper just as well as the large photo paper. I have had similar issues in paper feed with my R1900 and as near as I can tell it has to do with the set...
Forum: Photography General Interest 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 163
Views: 6,615
Posted By Darthfeeble
Y'know, we got through SARS, we got through...

Y'know, we got through SARS, we got through Ebola, polio, measles etc. We'll get through this. One good thing is that the panic has allowed us to identify the idiots.
Forum: Photography General Interest 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 163
Views: 6,615
Posted By Darthfeeble
I'm getting a lot of keywording done. Next will...

I'm getting a lot of keywording done. Next will be a revamp of my filing non-system.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 2,085
Views: 311,348
Posted By Darthfeeble
Note the rib leading from the back wheel opening....

Note the rib leading from the back wheel opening. I vote for '61, also the hubcaps.
Forum: Photography General Interest 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 66
Views: 3,905
Posted By Darthfeeble
Thanks, I really don't know why I asked, I doubt...

Thanks, I really don't know why I asked, I doubt that I'll be able to swing it after buying the GFX but hope springs eternal......
Forum: Photography General Interest 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 66
Views: 3,905
Posted By Darthfeeble
Can it be purchased separate from the camera? I...

Can it be purchased separate from the camera? I did a quick search the other day and couldn't find any information.
Forum: Photography General Interest 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 49
Views: 2,299
Posted By Darthfeeble
You can please all of the people......... hardly...

You can please all of the people......... hardly ever.
Forum: Photography General Interest 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 30
Views: 858
Posted By Darthfeeble
Beauty is in the eye of the beholder. Or what...

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder. Or what ever BS line you can come up with to sell your pix is fair game. I've always thought of Fine Art Photography as pictures that you would like to see on...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 29
Views: 1,092
Posted By Darthfeeble
Optech makes a gizmo that will secure to the lugs...

Optech makes a gizmo that will secure to the lugs and then have a ring to attach to.

https://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/product/424537-REG/OP_TECH_USA_1301222_System_Connectors_Utility_Loop.html
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 2,611
Views: 652,182
Posted By Darthfeeble
From a trip to the Anzo Borrego Desert in the...

From a trip to the Anzo Borrego Desert in the very south of California.

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/26501/med_U26501I1583017020.SEQ.0.jpg
Forum: Fuji X Series 02-23-2020
Replies: 81
Views: 3,131
Posted By Darthfeeble
Another for the X-E3, this is as close as you can...

Another for the X-E3, this is as close as you can get in a modern digital RF style camera. The only thing that might be closer to the M4 in spirit would be the Epson RD1, but it has some limitations...
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 02-22-2020
Replies: 1,765
Views: 447,539
Posted By Darthfeeble
Rats, it didn't copy. The hat, lovely shot.

Rats, it didn't copy. The hat, lovely shot.
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 02-22-2020
Replies: 1,765
Views: 447,539
Posted By Darthfeeble
FWIW, I think this is just a fabulous image...

FWIW, I think this is just a fabulous image Keith. Well done indeed!
http://https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/5265/U5265I1555486485.SEQ.0.jpg
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 02-21-2020
Replies: 2,032
Views: 316,361
Posted By Darthfeeble
https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/galler...

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/26501/med_U26501I1567624292.SEQ.0.jpg
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 02-21-2020
Replies: 2,032
Views: 316,361
Posted By Darthfeeble
https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/galler...

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/26501/med_U26501I1567624292.SEQ.0.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-10-2020
Replies: 1,025
Views: 158,354
Posted By Darthfeeble
X100 converted to IR. Hope Valley California....

X100 converted to IR. Hope Valley California.

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/26501/med_U26501I1580702708.SEQ.0.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-10-2020
Replies: 1,025
Views: 158,354
Posted By Darthfeeble
Love it! It looks like a nature area in...

Love it! It looks like a nature area in Sacramento, Effie Yaw by any chance?
Forum: Help / Feedback forum 01-21-2020
Replies: 22
Views: 784
Posted By Darthfeeble
I've been bouncing between Google Chrome, Firefox...

I've been bouncing between Google Chrome, Firefox and Safari the last month, none of them brought up a Captcha screen. Could it be you've been infected?
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 01-20-2020
Replies: 34
Views: 2,473
Posted By Darthfeeble
I got my X100 when they first came out and have...

I got my X100 when they first came out and have been happy as a clam ever since. I got the X-E3 a while back and that took the place of the X100 so I converted the X100 to IR and have the two of...
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 01-12-2020
Replies: 39
Views: 1,759
Posted By Darthfeeble
I have a 21" 4K monitor and have printed 12x18...

I have a 21" 4K monitor and have printed 12x18 pics and the results are just super on both media.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-12-2020
Replies: 787
Views: 181,503
Posted By Darthfeeble
Opposite end of the country, Pismo...

Opposite end of the country, Pismo Beach.

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/26501/med_U26501I1340329414.SEQ.0.jpg
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 01-11-2020
Replies: 39
Views: 1,759
Posted By Darthfeeble
A: It's a damn fun camera to shoot. B: Though...

A: It's a damn fun camera to shoot. B: Though somewhat limited by today's standards it is still a very capable camera with a somewhat unique rendering. C: Every day it is getting rarer and rarer,...
Forum: RFF Polls 01-11-2020
Replies: 54
Views: 1,639
Posted By Darthfeeble
You must have never worked around bean counters. ...

You must have never worked around bean counters. The things they come up with can be ......... amusing.
Forum: RFF Polls 01-09-2020
Replies: 54
Views: 1,639
Posted By Darthfeeble
I voted for the Red Dot, I don't understand the...

I voted for the Red Dot, I don't understand the prejudice against it. Chris101's idea is even better.
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-05-2020
Replies: 82
Views: 2,390
Posted By Darthfeeble
I have had great luck with my X100 as high as ISO...

I have had great luck with my X100 as high as ISO 3200. Some noise but not enough to kill the shot. Converted to B&W it is very nice. Not necessarily film like but still sexy.
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 12-29-2019
Replies: 2,611
Views: 652,182
Posted By Darthfeeble
Beaut of a bunch, but I like the go cart shot the...

Beaut of a bunch, but I like the go cart shot the best.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 12-26-2019
Replies: 72
Views: 2,490
Posted By Darthfeeble
Seems the price of the repair has accelerated...

Seems the price of the repair has accelerated quite a bit. I guess they figure to make up for all those freebies. It was quoted to me at $1000 just after the free repair ended.
Forum: Chris Crawford 12-25-2019
Replies: 207
Views: 10,502
Posted By Darthfeeble
Sneaky is looking mighty good these days. Job...

Sneaky is looking mighty good these days. Job well done Slave.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-24-2019
Replies: 2,085
Views: 311,348
Posted By Darthfeeble
I'm gonna guess 1957 or so Corvette. The...

I'm gonna guess 1957 or so Corvette. The Corvette is for sure, the year is iffy.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 12-24-2019
Replies: 72
Views: 2,490
Posted By Darthfeeble
I sold mine for $1500 with two batteries, a grip...

I sold mine for $1500 with two batteries, a grip and I think an old Leicatyme half case. Also, I didn't have a body cap so I included a Jupiter 12 lens.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-12-2019
Replies: 2,085
Views: 311,348
Posted By Darthfeeble
Hudson, from the very early 50's

Hudson, from the very early 50's
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-11-2019
Replies: 35
Views: 1,577
Posted By Darthfeeble
You're making this up, right?

You're making this up, right?
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 11-24-2019
Replies: 44
Views: 2,036
Posted By Darthfeeble
I have the adjustable Lance on my M9, I think the...

I have the adjustable Lance on my M9, I think the double row around my neck is more comfortable with the extra weight of the Leica. I use the single row on all my Fuji.
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 11-19-2019
Replies: 41
Views: 1,805
Posted By Darthfeeble
I found monitor calibration a waste of time too. ...

I found monitor calibration a waste of time too. If everyone you corresponded with calibrated the same monitor the same way there might be some value to it. I have fiddled my Lightroom print...
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 11-17-2019
Replies: 43
Views: 4,433
Posted By Darthfeeble
Because you don't get feedback doesn't...

Because you don't get feedback doesn't necessarily mean you aren't appreciated. I usually will comment on the more outstanding images I see, but if they are more or less standard I tend not to. ...
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 11-17-2019
Replies: 43
Views: 4,433
Posted By Darthfeeble
I see little snippets of the person's...

I see little snippets of the person's personality, humor, likes, dislikes and so on. I find them amusing and informative.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-16-2019
Replies: 2,085
Views: 311,348
Posted By Darthfeeble
Nearest thing I can imagine is an XKE

Nearest thing I can imagine is an XKE
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-16-2019
Replies: 30
Views: 1,133
Posted By Darthfeeble
Because I can't draw worth a damn.

Because I can't draw worth a damn.
Forum: Tom Abrahamsson of RapidWinder.com 11-10-2019
Replies: 40
Views: 2,365
Posted By Darthfeeble
https://www.flickr.com/photos/tags/Tom%20Abrahamss...

https://www.flickr.com/photos/tags/Tom%20Abrahamsson/
Forum: Tom Abrahamsson of RapidWinder.com 11-08-2019
Replies: 40
Views: 2,365
Posted By Darthfeeble
I wish I had known him. All the stories and...

I wish I had known him. All the stories and pictures I've seen tell me he was an exceptional person. Not too many around. You're a lucky so and so.
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 11-08-2019
Replies: 31
Views: 1,261
Posted By Darthfeeble
Go to Sante Fe, Hock a couple E3s and then go to...

Go to Sante Fe, Hock a couple E3s and then go to Bryce and Moab on your way home. It's the pictures that count. There's no significant improvement in the XP3 that I can see.
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-01-2019
Replies: 9
Views: 706
Posted By Darthfeeble
Brother P-Touch label maker, various sizes and...

Brother P-Touch label maker, various sizes and colors. I have used them on mail boxes and they have held up for years. Have one on my GFX that says "Check Settings". I left out "Stupid".
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 11-01-2019
Replies: 65
Views: 2,986
Posted By Darthfeeble
Bigger will always be a sales approach. More is...

Bigger will always be a sales approach. More is better, longer, lower, wider, more chrome has been the auto industries mantra for as long as cars have been sold. People understand more MP, even...
Forum: Travel 10-17-2019
Replies: 16
Views: 1,233
Posted By Darthfeeble
My back yard. OK, not an everyday happening,...

My back yard. OK, not an everyday happening, wish it was.

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/26501/med_U26501I1410501194.SEQ.1.jpg
Forum: Travel 10-14-2019
Replies: 120
Views: 5,195
Posted By Darthfeeble
Damn Vince, this is a book all in itself. Every...

Damn Vince, this is a book all in itself. Every one is just wonderful.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 10-13-2019
Replies: 18
Views: 818
Posted By Darthfeeble
I tried nesting a rubber band on the lens to act...

I tried nesting a rubber band on the lens to act as a dust deterrent and because what I was seeing was really corrosion I never could conclude that it worked. Seems as though it should have.
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-12-2019
Replies: 18
Views: 707
Posted By Darthfeeble
Until I got the big Fuji my M9 was my landscape...

Until I got the big Fuji my M9 was my landscape camera of choice.
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-08-2019
Replies: 6
Views: 581
Posted By Darthfeeble
Any time I get an email that for one reason or...

Any time I get an email that for one reason or another perks my senses up I go to the domain name to see what that says. It's amazing the attempts to look official that some of these clods use.
Forum: Travel 10-08-2019
Replies: 120
Views: 5,195
Posted By Darthfeeble
Very nice shots of a lovely town.

Very nice shots of a lovely town.
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-08-2019
Replies: 6
Views: 581
Posted By Darthfeeble
Did you report this too eBay?

Did you report this too eBay?
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-05-2019
Replies: 15
Views: 1,150
Posted By Darthfeeble
It gets worse

In the middle 60"s I was in the Navy stationed at Sand Point NAS and got free tickets to the Sea Fair speed boat races on Lake Washington. Boeing had one of the brand new 707s do a fly by to start...
Forum: RFF Polls 10-05-2019
Replies: 445
Views: 76,690
Posted By Darthfeeble
I have one, an M9, my fourth Leica digital,...

I have one, an M9, my fourth Leica digital, probably the last, failing eyes.
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-05-2019
Replies: 88
Views: 3,215
Posted By Darthfeeble
Probably my X100, bought it new shortly after...

Probably my X100, bought it new shortly after they came out. Had to search like crazy to see who had one and got it from Crutchfields of all places. Recently converted it to IR and carry it and my...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 09-22-2019
Replies: 43
Views: 1,892
Posted By Darthfeeble
Aluminum loves WD40 and WD40 loves aluminum. ...

Aluminum loves WD40 and WD40 loves aluminum. Spray, rub to even out, let set a day or two and then wash. Learned this restoring a 20 year old Alaskan camper.
Forum: Fuji X Series 09-21-2019
Replies: 285
Views: 13,068
Posted By Darthfeeble
The silver might get me to buy in but I doubt it....

The silver might get me to buy in but I doubt it. I don't have viewfinder problems with my XP1, if I don't want to chimp I can just turn off the rear screen, I have the X-E3 for the newer sensor and...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 09-19-2019
Replies: 76
Views: 3,218
Posted By Darthfeeble
An article from PetaPixel, the author bills...

An article from PetaPixel, the author bills himself as a fine art printmaker.
https://petapixel.com/2019/09/19/is-your-24mp-camera-obsolete-how-to-future-proof-your-photographs/
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 09-19-2019
Replies: 76
Views: 3,218
Posted By Darthfeeble
I have delusions of Ansel, so I got the GFX50R. ...

I have delusions of Ansel, so I got the GFX50R. The detail and dynamic range is worth every penny of the price.
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-16-2019
Replies: 40
Views: 1,401
Posted By Darthfeeble
I bought a ten dollar item on Amazon prime, got...

I bought a ten dollar item on Amazon prime, got it and discovered that I bought the wrong item, returned for credit. Got free shipping both ways, how can that be profitable? Well, because I've...
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 09-13-2019
Replies: 60
Views: 8,352
Posted By Darthfeeble
My original X100 was my go everywhere camera...

My original X100 was my go everywhere camera until I got the X-E3. I now have converted it to IR and it and the 3 share space in a small Domke bag that goes everywhere with me. I did find the 35mm...
Forum: RFF Polls 09-12-2019
Replies: 69
Views: 4,347
Posted By Darthfeeble
"It can be said however, that young women seem to...

"It can be said however, that young women seem to be captivated by Leica. At least in my experience. Almost every time I go out into a crowded space with my M8 on my chest, someone (and that...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 09-03-2019
Replies: 39
Views: 1,960
Posted By Darthfeeble
This is a creation of a Pro photog by the name of...

This is a creation of a Pro photog by the name of Lewis Kemper, he is a contributing editor for Outdoor Photographer as well as other things photographic. Our club had him speak a couple times and...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 09-03-2019
Replies: 39
Views: 1,960
Posted By Darthfeeble
A new product for digitizing your film.

This might be of interest to you film folk. https://www.lewiskemper.com/page/klic2copy-film-digital-copier
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 09-02-2019
Replies: 12
Views: 1,265
Posted By Darthfeeble
Any of the M mount lenses will work just fine on...

Any of the M mount lenses will work just fine on the Fuji, but as has been noted above, the Fuji just isn't the best camera for manual focus. Peaking works to a degree but I've had a lot of trouble...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 08-31-2019
Replies: 19
Views: 510
Posted By Darthfeeble
Have you tried heat and then ice?

Have you tried heat and then ice?
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 08-28-2019
Replies: 163
Views: 22,490
Posted By Darthfeeble
I got re-introduced to this thread in a search to...

I got re-introduced to this thread in a search to find if there is a site that could date my cameras. R-D1(my third) 002245. R-D1x 200995. If you're still keeping tally.
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE - Film 08-23-2019
Replies: 8
Views: 812
Posted By Darthfeeble
I can't stand external VFs, I have one for my 21...

I can't stand external VFs, I have one for my 21 and use it when I have to but for the most part I just frame what I want in the middle of the picture and have at it. I usually crop to 11x14 anyway...
Forum: Fuji X Series 08-23-2019
Replies: 25
Views: 1,404
Posted By Darthfeeble
Have there been any rumors of the X Pro 3 having...

Have there been any rumors of the X Pro 3 having IBS? That would seem to be the answer to your problem, but then you have to wait.........
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 08-22-2019
Replies: 15
Views: 788
Posted By Darthfeeble
My 16-35 and 24-70 lenses were well used when I...

My 16-35 and 24-70 lenses were well used when I had my Canon kit. I have the 18-55 and the wife's 55-200 for my X-E3 and lust for the 10-24. Zooms are more than good enough for most photographers. ...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 08-12-2019
Replies: 89
Views: 2,160
Posted By Darthfeeble
I didn't really think the second option was too...

I didn't really think the second option was too viable.......
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 08-12-2019
Replies: 89
Views: 2,160
Posted By Darthfeeble
Have you handled both? Which fits you the best? ...

Have you handled both? Which fits you the best? That's the one to get. Of course if both do then you have a dilemma which can be cured by getting the both of them.......
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 08-01-2019
Replies: 77
Views: 2,637
Posted By Darthfeeble
Shelf life of Digitals is only limited by the...

Shelf life of Digitals is only limited by the owners need to have the latest and greatest. I have an Epson R-D1 from the middle '90s that still makes wonderful image quality.
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 08-01-2019
Replies: 68
Views: 1,925
Posted By Darthfeeble
The harbor scene in that first set is just...

The harbor scene in that first set is just delicious.
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-28-2019
Replies: 50
Views: 1,407
Posted By Darthfeeble
As in all endeavors, education and experience are...

As in all endeavors, education and experience are the best tutors. I was lucky and had a mentor to help me. I still take crap pictures but now I know why. Galen Rowell mentioned in one of his...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 07-20-2019
Replies: 154
Views: 38,162
Posted By Darthfeeble
Not mentioned but the new 21/3.5 is now living on...

Not mentioned but the new 21/3.5 is now living on my R-D1
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 07-19-2019
Replies: 47
Views: 1,916
Posted By Darthfeeble
As you are on a one/one challenge, why not...

As you are on a one/one challenge, why not consider any one of the splendid fixed focus RFs from the late 50s? If an SLR is more your thing then the superb OM series from Olympus.
Forum: Half Frames / Subminiatures 07-18-2019
Replies: 11
Views: 953
Posted By Darthfeeble
A thought occurred to me, might the battery...

A thought occurred to me, might the battery components from a more common Yashica work?
Forum: Half Frames / Subminiatures 07-18-2019
Replies: 11
Views: 953
Posted By Darthfeeble
Don't you just hate it when an item is so well...

Don't you just hate it when an item is so well cared for but a mistake like not removing the batteries kills it? Beautiful camera, I love silver RFs.
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-08-2019
Replies: 292
Views: 16,196
Posted By Darthfeeble
My Epson R-D1x, and the ones before it.

My Epson R-D1x, and the ones before it.
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 07-08-2019
Replies: 42
Views: 1,941
Posted By Darthfeeble
I forever forget to carry my phone, but rarely...

I forever forget to carry my phone, but rarely forget my camera. I have a Fuji X-E3 that is my constant companion, well that and my wife, any smaller than that I get uncomfortable. I have a Lumix...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 07-08-2019
Replies: 70
Views: 2,422
Posted By Darthfeeble
For me, the shining star of the iPhone is the...

For me, the shining star of the iPhone is the integration with all the other Apple devices in the house. My wife can enter an appointment on her phone and it is automatically on my computer, my iPad...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-06-2019
Replies: 39
Views: 1,151
Posted By Darthfeeble
Good point.

We wouldn't have the world wide coverage that we enjoy on this forum with out technology.
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-05-2019
Replies: 39
Views: 1,151
Posted By Darthfeeble
Tech is just a tool, make of it what you will.

Tech is just a tool, make of it what you will.
Forum: Help / Feedback forum 07-04-2019
Replies: 41
Views: 2,374
Posted By Darthfeeble
I don't find the gallery particularly difficult...

I don't find the gallery particularly difficult to upload to, but I wish there was an easier way to load a picture directly to a thread.
Forum: RFF Polls 06-29-2019
Replies: 69
Views: 4,347
Posted By Darthfeeble
The old camera/film preference here might be what...

The old camera/film preference here might be what limits the number of ladies in our membership.
Forum: Hardware / Computers / Drives / etc 06-26-2019
Replies: 74
Views: 2,775
Posted By Darthfeeble
Raid, it's a standard usb connection, nothing...

Raid, it's a standard usb connection, nothing special to Leica. The Camera end is somewhat trapezoidal in shape, you can get them on Amazon or probably your local camera or computer store.
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 06-17-2019
Replies: 1,765
Views: 447,539
Posted By Darthfeeble
Makes the mega pixel wars seem silly.

Makes the mega pixel wars seem silly.
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 06-17-2019
Replies: 12
Views: 802
Posted By Darthfeeble
Gustaf, nice...

Gustaf, nice eye!

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/59019/med_U59019I1560192683.SEQ.0.jpg
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 06-17-2019
Replies: 12
Views: 802
Posted By Darthfeeble
Keith's well assembled still...

Keith's well assembled still life.

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/5265/med_U5265I1560296134.SEQ.0.jpg
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-10-2019
Replies: 60
Views: 1,793
Posted By Darthfeeble
Helen, I'll second the vote for an X-E3, mine...

Helen, I'll second the vote for an X-E3, mine loves all my CV lenses. I am a fan of the 30ish field of view but I've used every thing from my 15 to my 75 and all the stops in between and with the...
Forum: Chris Crawford 06-01-2019
Replies: 207
Views: 10,502
Posted By Darthfeeble
Good on you Chris. Good on you!

Good on you Chris. Good on you!
Forum: Fuji Digital General Discussion 05-20-2019
Replies: 29
Views: 1,604
Posted By Darthfeeble
I'll confess that I was disappointed in the...

I'll confess that I was disappointed in the X-trans sensor over the Bayer sensor in the X100. Even now it has issues in Lightroom. I got Capture One for Fuji with my new camera and I'll have to see...
Forum: Fuji Digital General Discussion 05-18-2019
Replies: 29
Views: 1,604
Posted By Darthfeeble
My Canon kit is gone, but I already had pretty...

My Canon kit is gone, but I already had pretty much become just a fuji shooter already. I did go up the scale with fuji from X to G.
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-16-2019
Replies: 123
Views: 3,552
Posted By Darthfeeble
I have a friend who travels a lot and uses FB an...

I have a friend who travels a lot and uses FB an awful lot. Her favorite camera is an older Samsung that will let her post picture straight from the camera to FB. She likes it so well that she...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-15-2019
Replies: 123
Views: 3,552
Posted By Darthfeeble
Perfect parallel to the computer industry. Soon,...

Perfect parallel to the computer industry. Soon, if not already, the phone market will be saturated and that will cause the next decline.
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 05-13-2019
Replies: 26
Views: 1,231
Posted By Darthfeeble
I'm with Godfrey on the card reader problem. Try...

I'm with Godfrey on the card reader problem. Try dusting the reader with a Rocket, look at your cards to see if there is any marks on it or residue. Fix the little parts first before the MB.
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 05-13-2019
Replies: 3
Views: 373
Posted By Darthfeeble
I don't know that camera but are there seals that...

I don't know that camera but are there seals that need replacing?
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 05-11-2019
Replies: 21
Views: 1,231
Posted By Darthfeeble
3M heavy duty double sided tape. I've made grips...

3M heavy duty double sided tape. I've made grips from all sorts of things. ⅜" fuel line, grips from other cameras, rub rails from a flat screen tv mount. It molds, it holds.....
Forum: Fuji Digital General Discussion 05-03-2019
Replies: 30
Views: 2,004
Posted By Darthfeeble
Life is Good! After a year of lust and...

Life is Good! After a year of lust and disappointment, I finally was able to swing the GFX 50 R and the zoom. I even sold off enough gear to get the 23mm too. I'll have the wide in a few days but...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 04-30-2019
Replies: 77
Views: 2,637
Posted By Darthfeeble
Were I interested in one, which I am...

Were I interested in one, which I am wholeheartedly not, I can barely afford the used M9 I have. I cling to the M9 series because I am taken with the clarity I see in the CCD images. I have a full...
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-27-2019
Replies: 49
Views: 2,097
Posted By Darthfeeble
I remember my grandparents lamenting the good old...

I remember my grandparents lamenting the good old days, the 1900s and talking about how the world has gone to hell in a hand basket, this of course was in the middle '50s.
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 04-26-2019
Replies: 2,611
Views: 652,182
Posted By Darthfeeble
I converted my X100 to have a b&w camera so I...

I converted my X100 to have a b&w camera so I shoot RAW+jpg to see in bw, but process the RAW file in Silver Effex.
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 04-26-2019
Replies: 2,611
Views: 652,182
Posted By Darthfeeble
I'm wondering how many folks just use the camera...

I'm wondering how many folks just use the camera settings and shoot in .jpg vs how many shoot RAW and post process, or even .jpg and post process.
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 04-25-2019
Replies: 2,611
Views: 652,182
Posted By Darthfeeble
Infrared converted...

Infrared converted X100

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/26501/med_U26501I1556229758.SEQ.1.jpg...
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-23-2019
Replies: 49
Views: 2,097
Posted By Darthfeeble
I don't remember.......

I don't remember.......
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-23-2019
Replies: 46
Views: 1,955
Posted By Darthfeeble
Seems anymore to be so.

Seems anymore to be so.
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-23-2019
Replies: 46
Views: 1,955
Posted By Darthfeeble
Aligns better with my feelings about teachers. ...

Aligns better with my feelings about teachers. Amazing people.
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 04-22-2019
Replies: 41
Views: 4,306
Posted By Darthfeeble
No perspective correction, I just leveled it out...

No perspective correction, I just leveled it out of habit.
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 04-22-2019
Replies: 17
Views: 775
Posted By Darthfeeble
Mlerhman: http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgalle...

Mlerhman:
http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/3187/med_U3187I1555649166.SEQ.0.jpg

Toreno, the entire series of girls and cell...
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-22-2019
Replies: 46
Views: 1,955
Posted By Darthfeeble
"Them what can, do. Them what can't teach". ...

"Them what can, do. Them what can't teach". It's pretty hard to make a good living just from photographs for most.
Forum: Photo Software 04-16-2019
Replies: 20
Views: 1,278
Posted By Darthfeeble
I run the latest Mac OS, I get notices when I...

I run the latest Mac OS, I get notices when I first turn on that certain programs are not optimized for the system and might not operate correctly or something to that effect. A couple of them are...
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-16-2019
Replies: 36
Views: 1,041
Posted By Darthfeeble
GAS is totally independent from results. If I...

GAS is totally independent from results. If I get a shot I like, well another bit of gear might make it even better. Seriously, I've run into a wall for gear, there isn't anything I particularly...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-11-2019
Replies: 61
Views: 1,343
Posted By Darthfeeble
Those beach silhouettes have me drooling all over...

Those beach silhouettes have me drooling all over myself. Lovely.
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-11-2019
Replies: 5
Views: 373
Posted By Darthfeeble
Looks like a grab from an "Our Gang"...

Looks like a grab from an "Our Gang" movie.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 04-11-2019
Replies: 11
Views: 988
Posted By Darthfeeble
It doesn't get any cheaper than using those...

It doesn't get any cheaper than using those little plastic stick on feet things that every hardware store sells. They come in a round 5/16" and a round ½" version. The ½' is flat the other isn't. ...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 04-10-2019
Replies: 21
Views: 1,109
Posted By Darthfeeble
You could install something like the Billingham...

You could install something like the Billingham closures, large snaps that are available at most hardware stores.
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-07-2019
Replies: 5,735
Views: 519,345
Posted By Darthfeeble
R-D1X, 75/2.8...

R-D1X, 75/2.8 CV

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/26501/med_U26501I1554249274.SEQ.1.jpg
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 04-07-2019
Replies: 35
Views: 1,852
Posted By Darthfeeble
I've not tried focus peaking in low light, I'll...

I've not tried focus peaking in low light, I'll try it and report back.
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 04-07-2019
Replies: 35
Views: 1,852
Posted By Darthfeeble
My three favorite cameras flow through opposite...

My three favorite cameras flow through opposite ends of the digital spectrum. An R-D1x, an M9, and a Fuji X-E3. The Fuji has all the bells and whistles that anyone should want but I shoot it just...
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 04-02-2019
Replies: 271
Views: 25,604
Posted By Darthfeeble
I've enjoyed his writings both here and on his...

I've enjoyed his writings both here and on his and Francis' website. I, for one, will miss his presence enormously.
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 04-02-2019
Replies: 27
Views: 1,982
Posted By Darthfeeble
The new generation of CV lenses are mighty fine...

The new generation of CV lenses are mighty fine too. I have the 15 SWH and just recently got the 21 Color-Skopar and either of them on my M9 are tack sharp to say the least. That said, the older...
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-02-2019
Replies: 40
Views: 1,127
Posted By Darthfeeble
Actually the OP asks what the camera says "about"...

Actually the OP asks what the camera says "about" not "to" you. My ever growing population of cameras says that I still believe I can improve my skills by purchasing more gear.
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-02-2019
Replies: 119
Views: 2,540
Posted By Darthfeeble
Epson R-D2. 24+ mp, APS or FF it doesn't matter...

Epson R-D2. 24+ mp, APS or FF it doesn't matter though I would like FF for my wides. Stay with the Nikon sensor for the wonderful color. Then don't change another thing.
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-02-2019
Replies: 40
Views: 1,127
Posted By Darthfeeble
"A little more to the left, no not that much, up...

"A little more to the left, no not that much, up a bit, no it was better before, come in a few feet, now a little to the right........... " And on and on.
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-23-2019
Replies: 18
Views: 836
Posted By Darthfeeble
My M9 and Epson are my BIG cameras anymore, my...

My M9 and Epson are my BIG cameras anymore, my daily is the X-E3 with the 18mm. Any others in the Fuji line seem ungainly on it. Even better are the M mount lenses I have, it seems to love the...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 03-22-2019
Replies: 16
Views: 691
Posted By Darthfeeble
One of the few things I know pretty well is old...

One of the few things I know pretty well is old Fords. This beauty is a 1935 Roadster.
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-21-2019
Replies: 68
Views: 1,600
Posted By Darthfeeble
One case for using multiple shooting (Also known...

One case for using multiple shooting (Also known as Motordrive) is that the second shot has a better chance of being sharper. Most of us know this. Doesn't apply as well to tripod users I imagine. ...
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 03-16-2019
Replies: 10
Views: 951
Posted By Darthfeeble
I followed your link, excellent shots but the...

I followed your link, excellent shots but the picture of the camera has me thinking it might be a bit cumbersome. How was it to shoot?
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-12-2019
Replies: 187
Views: 2,723
Posted By Darthfeeble
Groan! Some comments should be stopped down. ...

Groan! Some comments should be stopped down. Still the humor is quite wide open. These are probably double entendre rather than Puns. I'm not very focused I guess.
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 02-28-2019
Replies: 147
Views: 8,787
Posted By Darthfeeble
LOL! You nailed it.

LOL! You nailed it.
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 02-28-2019
Replies: 45
Views: 1,893
Posted By Darthfeeble
The one reason I think that there is value in the...

The one reason I think that there is value in the bigger/better gonna improve my pictures theory is this: I got the bug and bought a so so "prosumer" camera and was taking so so pictures. I had a...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-27-2019
Replies: 31
Views: 1,067
Posted By Darthfeeble
"Your account will be (Pick one) deleted, frozen,...

"Your account will be (Pick one) deleted, frozen, suspended, etc" is the hallmark of a phishing scam. The above advice is good. I get one from a bank that I don't even use. Stupid.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 02-23-2019
Replies: 51
Views: 1,759
Posted By Darthfeeble
I have a copy of "The Photographer's Rights" in...

I have a copy of "The Photographer's Rights" in each of my bags. It details the various things that we can and cannot do in general. Thus prepared for a confrontation, I've never had one.
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 02-22-2019
Replies: 41
Views: 4,306
Posted By Darthfeeble
Here's a real technical report: I'm totally...

Here's a real technical report: I'm totally tickled with mine. The pictures I posted above are straight from the camera, just resized jpgs from my M9.
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 02-20-2019
Replies: 22
Views: 942
Posted By Darthfeeble
I like Domke straps, I wish they were a bit...

I like Domke straps, I wish they were a bit longer to allow wearing them cross body. I find cross body keeps the camera from flopping around and the tangling from that. I have some Lance straps...
Forum: RFF News 02-20-2019
Replies: 31
Views: 1,810
Posted By Darthfeeble
Technology marches on. You can watch it go by or...

Technology marches on. You can watch it go by or join the parade.
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-16-2019
Replies: 9,248
Views: 923,706
Posted By Darthfeeble
Oh boy, it's been a good month. Bought one of...

Oh boy, it's been a good month. Bought one of Stephen's new CV21 f3.5 lenses, and yet another M9, replacing the one with the bad sensor that I sold. I thought I could do without one but I seem to...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 02-16-2019
Replies: 34
Views: 1,206
Posted By Darthfeeble
Besides, the economy needs us. Planned...

Besides, the economy needs us. Planned obsolescence is part of a healthy economy. What's good for business is good for (insert your country).
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 02-15-2019
Replies: 32
Views: 1,319
Posted By Darthfeeble
Seemed to me that sometime last year LR figured...

Seemed to me that sometime last year LR figured out the Fuji Xtrans files. I suddenly noticed that they were much clearer. I have the subscription version so I get the latest and greatest from...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 02-13-2019
Replies: 31
Views: 814
Posted By Darthfeeble
Tony, Thank You very much.

Tony, Thank You very much.
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 02-10-2019
Replies: 41
Views: 4,306
Posted By Darthfeeble
That's why I said "Nearly". Pretty minimal...

That's why I said "Nearly". Pretty minimal barrel I thought.
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 02-09-2019
Replies: 41
Views: 4,306
Posted By Darthfeeble
I used the 21mm choice of the three Tri Elmar...

I used the 21mm choice of the three Tri Elmar choices. What I posted is straight from the camera RAW file converted to jpg with no corrections. I had the Zeiss 21 and actually like the CV better,...
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 02-08-2019
Replies: 222
Views: 40,806
Posted By Darthfeeble
Oh hell Joe, you're so close to having everything...

Oh hell Joe, you're so close to having everything they offer it would be silly not to get one.

Respectfully, Your enabler.
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 02-08-2019
Replies: 41
Views: 4,306
Posted By Darthfeeble
I have one shot that was into the sun, trying to...

I have one shot that was into the sun, trying to get a sunstar, the star wasn't too great and there was a single blob of red flare, easily removed with the spot tool in LR. I got the hood too.
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 02-08-2019
Replies: 41
Views: 4,306
Posted By Darthfeeble
Voigtlander Color Skopar 21mm F3.5 Aspherical Image Thread

I got this lens yesterday and thought some samples would be of interest. Good and sharp as the scenic shows and nearly distortion free when shot straight on. A terrific lens, perfect on my...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 02-06-2019
Replies: 27
Views: 2,434
Posted By Darthfeeble
I checked three, hands only, neck strap, and...

I checked three, hands only, neck strap, and tripod. Depends on what I'm doing. When I use a long neckstrap, it's cross body as I don't like the camera flapping around when I walk.
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 02-06-2019
Replies: 4
Views: 511
Posted By Darthfeeble
I've thought of this for years, but then it would...

I've thought of this for years, but then it would be another bag laying around the house. I've a fancy for distressed leather and Lambskin is as soft as it gets. I have an aviator's jacket that is...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 02-06-2019
Replies: 5
Views: 580
Posted By Darthfeeble
I thought that the M240 has live view, if so...

I thought that the M240 has live view, if so there is no reason it wouldn't work using live view to focus.
Forum: RFF Polls 02-05-2019
Replies: 71
Views: 1,963
Posted By Darthfeeble
I chose the third option asI am trying to train...

I chose the third option asI am trying to train myself to have both elbows on my chest to help stability. It's more awkward with the RF because of the location of the VF.
Forum: Chris Crawford 02-04-2019
Replies: 2,653
Views: 385,651
Posted By Darthfeeble
You've been busy, usually I have to read a page...

You've been busy, usually I have to read a page if that when I visit. I had to go through two and a half pages this visit. Enjoyed ever bit of every one. Thank you.
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-04-2019
Replies: 26
Views: 1,007
Posted By Darthfeeble
Ignore all the bells and whistles, go to a camera...

Ignore all the bells and whistles, go to a camera store, there are a few left, try several cameras. The one that fits you the best, has the menu which confuses you the least should be the one to...
Forum: Optics Theory - 02-04-2019
Replies: 57
Views: 3,395
Posted By Darthfeeble
You should include the choice for "I have no idea...

You should include the choice for "I have no idea really".
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 02-04-2019
Replies: 17
Views: 823
Posted By Darthfeeble
Mv72, nice...

Mv72, nice lines.

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/26539/med_U26539I1548941349.SEQ.3.jpg
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 02-04-2019
Replies: 17
Views: 823
Posted By Darthfeeble
Mlehrman's mystical look through a...

Mlehrman's mystical look through a window.

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/3187/med_U3187I1549251742.SEQ.0.jpg
Forum: Digital Printers / Inks / Papers etc 02-04-2019
Replies: 50
Views: 2,300
Posted By Darthfeeble
I have an Epson r1900 and a Canon Pro 100 and...

I have an Epson r1900 and a Canon Pro 100 and find the Canon to be more fiddly to operate and get the right results. It has two paper feeds and can't seem to make up it's mind which will be the one...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-03-2019
Replies: 31
Views: 1,137
Posted By Darthfeeble
A roll of 120 scanned is roughly $30 out here in...

A roll of 120 scanned is roughly $30 out here in the wild west.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-03-2019
Replies: 31
Views: 1,137
Posted By Darthfeeble
Probably more like 4. 120. I'm a digital kinda...

Probably more like 4. 120. I'm a digital kinda guy.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-03-2019
Replies: 31
Views: 1,137
Posted By Darthfeeble
This is perfect for my usage. I might shoot a...

This is perfect for my usage. I might shoot a half a dozen rolls a year if that.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 02-01-2019
Replies: 35
Views: 7,789
Posted By Darthfeeble
I sort of understand the need for the soft...

I sort of understand the need for the soft release but the discreet puzzles me. Basically it wants you to save half the shutter noise for later? So you shoot, hold the shutter down until such time...
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-31-2019
Replies: 71
Views: 1,667
Posted By Darthfeeble
Print, print, PRINT!

Print, print, PRINT!
Forum: RFF Polls 01-31-2019
Replies: 69
Views: 4,347
Posted By Darthfeeble
This dusty old fart is happy with the name as it...

This dusty old fart is happy with the name as it is. Based on the participation in the Camera Club that I belong to I would have to give the balance to the distaff side in about a 60/40 ratio.
Forum: RFF Polls 01-29-2019
Replies: 69
Views: 4,347
Posted By Darthfeeble
Need one more category. "What does it...

Need one more category. "What does it matter"
Forum: RFF Polls 01-28-2019
Replies: 44
Views: 1,984
Posted By Darthfeeble
There used to be a level above me.

There used to be a level above me.
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 01-23-2019
Replies: 176
Views: 11,803
Posted By Darthfeeble
The first thing I noticed was the return to the...

The first thing I noticed was the return to the focus stick rather than the tab, I will buy one or both for that reason alone, I've never liked tabs.
Forum: Zeiss Contax 01-21-2019
Replies: 32
Views: 1,484
Posted By Darthfeeble
I've had both, though I had more experience with...

I've had both, though I had more experience with the G2 I liked the 'feel' of the G1 better. They are a little quirky, I didn't have either of them long enough to master them. The only thing I...
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 01-14-2019
Replies: 46
Views: 2,163
Posted By Darthfeeble
My experiences with the RD1, I've had four, is...

My experiences with the RD1, I've had four, is that they seem to under expose a bit and that would add to the color saturation.
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-04-2019
Replies: 72
Views: 4,867
Posted By Darthfeeble
I'm pretty close to it with the Fuji XE3, I'd...

I'm pretty close to it with the Fuji XE3, I'd like to see AF lenses with geared manual focus and about the size of Leica lenses. Oh, and something better than the two manual focus assists.
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 12-16-2018
Replies: 72
Views: 2,848
Posted By Darthfeeble
Gee, I don't know, but my 14 year old Epson RD1...

Gee, I don't know, but my 14 year old Epson RD1 still works and takes a pretty nice image. If I hadn't flubbed the freebie sensor replacement I would still be shooting my 8 or 10 year old M9,...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 12-16-2018
Replies: 72
Views: 2,848
Posted By Darthfeeble
Get the cheap camera, then you can blame your bad...

Get the cheap camera, then you can blame your bad pictures on it rather than your skill. That's my story.......
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 12-14-2018
Replies: 19
Views: 872
Posted By Darthfeeble
The lister is telling you what the camera is good...

The lister is telling you what the camera is good for.....
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-14-2018
Replies: 37
Views: 1,228
Posted By Darthfeeble
Any more, when we travel we both just pack the...

Any more, when we travel we both just pack the "Do All" lenses. I have the 18-55 on my XP1 and Charlee has the 18-135 on her XT2. In that travel photography isn't exactly high art, it seems to make...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 12-12-2018
Replies: 78
Views: 2,876
Posted By Darthfeeble
I just can't handle the things, I've dropped mine...

I just can't handle the things, I've dropped mine twice trying to take a picture. I don't care how good the image quality is I don't like the feel of them as an image taking tool. I don't like the...
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 12-12-2018
Replies: 79
Views: 2,125
Posted By Darthfeeble
Older=Rarer=Pricier.

Older=Rarer=Pricier.
Forum: Travel 12-10-2018
Replies: 209
Views: 9,078
Posted By Darthfeeble
We did Madagascar a few years ago, very...

We did Madagascar a few years ago, very interesting place. There's a lot of sights you won't see anywhere else.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-08-2018
Replies: 35
Views: 908
Posted By Darthfeeble
I thought that multi focus contacts would be a...

I thought that multi focus contacts would be a good idea for shooting my M9. I got them and found that the near vision lens wouldn't work with the focus patch as that's a mirror and through some...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 11-29-2018
Replies: 57
Views: 2,089
Posted By Darthfeeble
I don't do Cloud, I do very limited portfolios on...

I don't do Cloud, I do very limited portfolios on a couple of photography sites. I have multiple copy hard drives that I intend to curse my children with when I'm gone.
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-27-2018
Replies: 50
Views: 1,833
Posted By Darthfeeble
I know, that's why I put in my order for the GFX...

I know, that's why I put in my order for the GFX 50R. I should have waited.
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-27-2018
Replies: 50
Views: 1,833
Posted By Darthfeeble
Petern, I have a 16mp APS-C X Pro 1 that I have...

Petern, I have a 16mp APS-C X Pro 1 that I have cropped to a quarter of the frame and made 11x14 prints from. That's a 4mp camera effectively. The pix looked fine, good in fact.
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-27-2018
Replies: 50
Views: 1,833
Posted By Darthfeeble
Advantage: ...

Advantage: Canon.

https://petapixel.com/2018/11/27/canon-to-unleash-a-75mp-eos-r-full-frame-mirrorless-camera-report/
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-26-2018
Replies: 50
Views: 1,833
Posted By Darthfeeble
That's been my biggest beef with Leica since the...

That's been my biggest beef with Leica since the M8. At their price point it's absurd to not have it. Particularly given the style of photography that is common by users of the camera.
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-26-2018
Replies: 50
Views: 1,833
Posted By Darthfeeble
Just when you thought the war was over! Sony 60 MP

It would be nice to find this in a Leica M11.
https://petapixel.com/2018/11/26/sonys-next-full-frame-sensor-to-offer-60mp-and-8k-report/
Forum: Fuji Digital General Discussion 11-20-2018
Replies: 30
Views: 2,004
Posted By Darthfeeble
Never fails to soothe me. But it isn't long...

Never fails to soothe me. But it isn't long lasting.
Forum: Fuji Digital General Discussion 11-20-2018
Replies: 30
Views: 2,004
Posted By Darthfeeble
I was ready to go a few months ago but new...

I was ready to go a few months ago but new hearing aids, a tooth extraction and implant and new glasses put an end to those thoughts.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-20-2018
Replies: 76
Views: 2,970
Posted By Darthfeeble
http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery...

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/26501/med_U26501I1397537508.SEQ.2.jpg
Forum: Fuji Digital General Discussion 11-20-2018
Replies: 30
Views: 2,004
Posted By Darthfeeble
I've been drooling over it since it came out. ...

I've been drooling over it since it came out. Maybe next year. With the 23mm lens.
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 11-15-2018
Replies: 18
Views: 1,143
Posted By Darthfeeble
I tried the trial of version 11 and it seems to...

I tried the trial of version 11 and it seems to work fine but I'm not paying again just to update a camera. They won't update the version I have and Lightroom seems to have the RAF files under...
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 11-15-2018
Replies: 18
Views: 1,143
Posted By Darthfeeble
I lied about the Fuji files. Actually I was...

I lied about the Fuji files. Actually I was premature, they showed on the program until it created previews and then the files were corrupted.
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 11-15-2018
Replies: 18
Views: 1,143
Posted By Darthfeeble
I couldn't open the Raw files from my XE3 until I...

I couldn't open the Raw files from my XE3 until I converted them to DNG. I have C1, ver10
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-27-2018
Replies: 1,425
Views: 349,041
Posted By Darthfeeble
My favorite...

My favorite photographer.

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/26501/med_U26501I1540684859.SEQ.0.jpg
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 10-26-2018
Replies: 424
Sticky: 365
Views: 36,350
Posted By Darthfeeble
Yes indeed! Loved the leaf series.

Yes indeed! Loved the leaf series.
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 10-22-2018
Replies: 18
Views: 953
Posted By Darthfeeble
Guth:...

Guth:
http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/73194/med_U73194I1540193907.SEQ.0.jpg

Tuna:
http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/2655/med_U2655I1540157331.SEQ.2.jpg
Forum: RFF News 10-20-2018
Replies: 169
Views: 11,253
Posted By Darthfeeble
I went through all of the site and couldn't find...

I went through all of the site and couldn't find the two most important specs for a prospective buyer, sensor size and megapixel count. Makes me a little suspicious.
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-20-2018
Replies: 29
Views: 1,204
Posted By Darthfeeble
I'm probably 100% AF but I have a couple Epson...

I'm probably 100% AF but I have a couple Epson RD1s and just sold a Leica M9.
Forum: RFF News 10-19-2018
Replies: 169
Views: 11,253
Posted By Darthfeeble
Seems to me to be a gadget that neither the phone...

Seems to me to be a gadget that neither the phone crowd will like nor the camera crowd.
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 10-17-2018
Replies: 25
Views: 1,213
Posted By Darthfeeble
I've gotten into MF film in a very small way and...

I've gotten into MF film in a very small way and find that sending the negs of to a developer and having them scan them to a disc is the easiest method. I'm not gonna develop nor am I going to wet...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 10-04-2018
Replies: 28
Views: 2,258
Posted By Darthfeeble
A fuji XE3 new runs $900 us, the amazing XF18/2...

A fuji XE3 new runs $900 us, the amazing XF18/2 will be less than half the cost of a Leica lens. Modern technology, fantastic low light performance, even lighter. Is the red dot that important?
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