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Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 1 Week Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 491
Posted By greyelm
This may...

This may help.




https://www.gov.uk/hazardous-waste-disposal
Forum: Photography General Interest 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 367
Posted By greyelm
https://camerapedia.fandom.com/wiki/Sun

https://camerapedia.fandom.com/wiki/Sun
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 02-01-2019
Replies: 1,346
Views: 263,949
Posted By greyelm
I agree, I got sealed unit a couple of years ago...

I agree, I got sealed unit a couple of years ago in the UK for around $20 USD. I opened it and it didn't seem to have been through any QC, but the only fault I could identify was the rangefinder...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 01-29-2019
Replies: 32
Views: 918
Posted By greyelm
There is currently a listing on ebay for a bag of...

There is currently a listing on ebay for a bag of camera screws which may be of interest. Just search for
500 screws for camera repairs etc.
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-19-2018
Replies: 38
Views: 1,652
Posted By greyelm
Other...

Other failure.

https://petapixel.com/2018/10/17/if-you-backed-a-meyer-optik-gorlitz-on-kickstarter-your-money-is-gone/
Forum: Fuji X Series 07-21-2018
Replies: 5
Views: 708
Posted By greyelm
Something like...

Something like this?


https://www.amazon.co.uk/JJC-Battery-EN-EL15-EN-EL14-Fujifilm/dp/B075LN8LH2/ref=sr_1_4?ie=UTF8&qid=1532207559&sr=8-4&keywords=fujifilm+camera+battery+case
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 05-31-2018
Replies: 8
Views: 820
Posted By greyelm
http://socialsecuritynumerology.com/info.php/52721...

http://socialsecuritynumerology.com/info.php/527214513
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-26-2017
Replies: 12
Views: 882
Posted By greyelm
@XAYRAA33 Quote: There was a cheapo East German...

@XAYRAA33

Quote: There was a cheapo East German made very basic 35mm VF camera that was sold by the chemist shop Boots in the UK in the 1970s, does anyone know the name of that camera?

I have...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 09-18-2017
Replies: 10
Views: 1,151
Posted By greyelm
This is an unusual optional extra for Leica...

This is an unusual optional extra for Leica cameras, it's catalogued as a Leitz Leakmaster.
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-31-2017
Replies: 90
Views: 2,598
Posted By greyelm
engrenages

engrenages
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 04-21-2017
Replies: 38
Views: 2,387
Posted By greyelm
The lens is a Soviet Industar with fake engraving.

The lens is a Soviet Industar with fake engraving.
Forum: Travel 04-13-2017
Replies: 54
Views: 4,579
Posted By greyelm
Another option is the English Lake District which...

Another option is the English Lake District which has many beautiful lakes with many documented fell walks, pretty towns & villages and the views are spectacular. There are many small hotels with...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 04-09-2017
Replies: 3
Views: 703
Posted By greyelm
If you want the vintage look without the expense...

If you want the vintage look without the expense there are copies of the Leitz 39mm metal push cap on Ebay that are about a third of the price of a 1950s original. The chrome finish is not so good...
Forum: Other RF 03-15-2017
Replies: 17
Views: 1,701
Posted By greyelm
http://camera-wiki.org/wiki/Kallo_W

http://camera-wiki.org/wiki/Kallo_W
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-08-2017
Replies: 15
Views: 1,538
Posted By greyelm
http://english.stackexchange.com/questions/174594/...

http://english.stackexchange.com/questions/174594/origin-and-meaning-of-the-tar-suffix-in-photography
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-03-2017
Replies: 78
Views: 6,426
Posted By greyelm
This is a better link that will answer many of...

This is a better link that will answer many of your questions.

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/2017788873/lab-box-the-first-multi-format-daylight-loading-fi
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 02-06-2017
Replies: 38
Views: 3,926
Posted By greyelm
Super Cosina 75-300 Olympus mount adapted to Fuji...

Super Cosina 75-300 Olympus mount adapted to Fuji X-E1

http://i286.photobucket.com/albums/ll110/Greyelm/Xe1%20OM75-300%20HOT%20SEAT.jpg~original...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-06-2017
Replies: 297
Views: 35,075
Posted By greyelm
Lurker at the threshold. Feral Green...

Lurker at the threshold. Feral Green Parakeets.

http://i286.photobucket.com/albums/ll110/Greyelm/Xe1%2018-55%20lurker.jpg~original...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-01-2017
Replies: 8,809
Views: 859,625
Posted By greyelm
New old stock Fed 5c, stamped as 31/08/91 so was...

New old stock Fed 5c, stamped as 31/08/91 so was from the End of the soviet era. Cost = £16 ($20).

http://i286.photobucket.com/albums/ll110/Greyelm/image_3.jpeg~original...
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-31-2017
Replies: 252
Views: 21,783
Posted By greyelm
Mint lens for sale, serious offer...

Mint lens for sale, serious offer only.

http://www.camerarepair.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/05/FUNGUS-LENS.pngSave
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 11-18-2016
Replies: 5
Views: 982
Posted By greyelm
Photographer tracks down strangers he shot 40 years ago.

Here's the full article showing some then and now photographs.

http://petapixel.com/2016/11/17/photographer-tracks-strangers-shot-40-years-ago/
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-10-2016
Replies: 51
Views: 6,063
Posted By greyelm
Avoid at all costs. A few years back I ordered a...

Avoid at all costs. A few years back I ordered a camera from him which didn't arrive within a week so I raised a dispute with PayPal and got a refund. In the intervening years I have bought at least...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-07-2016
Replies: 6
Views: 1,273
Posted By greyelm
It would look nice next to the the Leif Erison...

It would look nice next to the the Leif Erison Edition - the true first "discoverer" of North America. ��

Both editions seem to be fairly uncommon.
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 11-03-2016
Replies: 48
Views: 3,064
Posted By greyelm
I am approaching 70 and I've never had problems...

I am approaching 70 and I've never had problems focussing, this is probably because I was a microbiologist for 44yr and used a microscope daily. As a microscopist focussing almost becomes something...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-25-2016
Replies: 42
Views: 3,365
Posted By greyelm
Me too. :)

Me too. :)
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 10-14-2016
Replies: 11
Views: 1,202
Posted By greyelm
Her portrait of Samuel Becket is exceptional....

Her portrait of Samuel Becket is exceptional. Wonderful photographer.
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 08-19-2016
Replies: 63
Views: 4,738
Posted By greyelm
I have a TL46 camera that was made by the old...

I have a TL46 camera that was made by the old Beloved factory that was based in British West Hartlepool and I now need to sell it. Any offers?
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-17-2016
Replies: 18
Views: 1,105
Posted By greyelm
We are interacting, he's using me as a...

We are interacting, he's using me as a bed!

http://i286.photobucket.com/albums/ll110/Greyelm/a151278f-26a3-4637-bc9c-57930ac19907.jpg~original...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 08-03-2016
Replies: 2,125
Views: 589,508
Posted By greyelm
They do say a good nooky brings you closer. ;-)

They do say a good nooky brings you closer. ;-)
Forum: Argus RF 07-18-2016
Replies: 23
Views: 9,605
Posted By greyelm
For those in the UK an Argus appears in the...

For those in the UK an Argus appears in the latest TV advert featuring Meercats and Macauley Culkin.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-05-2016
Replies: 12,080
Views: 4,433,777
Posted By greyelm
http://i286.photobucket.com/albums/ll110/Greyelm/G...

http://i286.photobucket.com/albums/ll110/Greyelm/GF120mmAngelKUT-1.jpg~original (http://s286.photobucket.com/user/Greyelm/media/GF120mmAngelKUT-1.jpg.html)
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 07-02-2016
Replies: 14
Views: 1,392
Posted By greyelm
Here are some custom made protector patches made...

Here are some custom made protector patches made for the soviet copies of the Leica II. The soviet eyepieces are slightly smaller in diameter but you may be able to enlarge the hole for the Leica....
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-25-2016
Replies: 505
Views: 31,704
Posted By greyelm
The stars on the EU flag are just a design...

The stars on the EU flag are just a design feature and don't represent actual members. However I appreciate your symbolism, be prepared to cross out a few more stars in the coming years. :p
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 06-22-2016
Replies: 18
Views: 2,866
Posted By greyelm
I had one in the fifties and it still elicited...

I had one in the fifties and it still elicited the classic mum response of "be careful or you'll shoot your eye out", of course no one ever did.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 06-08-2016
Replies: 13
Views: 1,233
Posted By greyelm
It has the serial number of a model II (1931-2-3)...

It has the serial number of a model II (1931-2-3) but has been factory upgraded to a model III, probably in the late 1930s.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-07-2016
Replies: 20
Views: 1,525
Posted By greyelm
Old cameras are likely to need a CLA which adds...

Old cameras are likely to need a CLA which adds to the cost so if your Zorki is working OK hang onto it and use the money to buy film.
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 05-20-2016
Replies: 23
Views: 3,099
Posted By greyelm
http://i286.photobucket.com/albums/ll110/Greyelm/G...

http://i286.photobucket.com/albums/ll110/Greyelm/GF120mmyouaremanKUT.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-19-2016
Replies: 341
Views: 44,550
Posted By greyelm
http://i286.photobucket.com/albums/ll110/Greyelm/X...

http://i286.photobucket.com/albums/ll110/Greyelm/X10%20the%20chosen%20ones.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-14-2016
Replies: 2,999
Views: 478,342
Posted By greyelm
http://i286.photobucket.com/albums/ll110/Greyelm/G...

http://i286.photobucket.com/albums/ll110/Greyelm/G3%20stalker.jpg~original (http://s286.photobucket.com/user/Greyelm/media/G3%20stalker.jpg.html)
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 05-10-2016
Replies: 20
Views: 2,317
Posted By greyelm
I have no commercial images but I do have many...

I have no commercial images but I do have many personal digital images which I don't want to lose. Hard drives are cheap and there are plenty of cloud solutions. So I have several layers of back...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-07-2016
Replies: 12,080
Views: 4,433,777
Posted By greyelm
http://i286.photobucket.com/albums/ll110/Greyelm/X...

http://i286.photobucket.com/albums/ll110/Greyelm/X10doggate.jpg~original (http://s286.photobucket.com/user/Greyelm/media/X10doggate.jpg.html)
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 04-28-2016
Replies: 123
Views: 8,186
Posted By greyelm
They say that great minds think alike. :) I...

They say that great minds think alike. :)

I haven't got a hat like the one on the book, it must have been fashionable in the 30s.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 04-28-2016
Replies: 123
Views: 8,186
Posted By greyelm
http://i286.photobucket.com/albums/ll110/Greyelm/3...

http://i286.photobucket.com/albums/ll110/Greyelm/3943785ca3777cdb50ecf49b9953ac0c.jpg (http://s286.photobucket.com/user/Greyelm/media/3943785ca3777cdb50ecf49b9953ac0c.jpg.html)
Forum: Photo Software 03-25-2016
Replies: 59
Views: 7,308
Posted By greyelm
SFX etc works stand alone on my Mac. I don't know...

SFX etc works stand alone on my Mac. I don't know about Windows but you can often drag a jpg to the program icon to open it up.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-05-2016
Replies: 34
Views: 3,391
Posted By greyelm
http://i286.photobucket.com/albums/ll110/Greyelm/X...

http://i286.photobucket.com/albums/ll110/Greyelm/XP1%20street%20performers.jpg~original
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 03-01-2016
Replies: 45
Views: 4,091
Posted By greyelm
Back to the opening post, it's obvious that the...

Back to the opening post, it's obvious that the white camera is a crude soviet fake and if any serious collector buys this as a true Leica they must have more money than sense. As soon as I get my...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 02-24-2016
Replies: 8
Views: 1,205
Posted By greyelm
If we go I would expect us to have to pay duty....

If we go I would expect us to have to pay duty. Like we already have to for Channel Isles and Canary Islands.
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 02-24-2016
Replies: 8
Views: 1,205
Posted By greyelm
You probably know this but imports from EU...

You probably know this but imports from EU countries do not get customs charges.
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 02-24-2016
Replies: 8
Views: 1,205
Posted By greyelm
If the declared value is £15 or less then there...

If the declared value is £15 or less then there is no charge otherwise you get charged duty and a fee by the post office. See this link...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 02-14-2016
Replies: 16
Views: 1,771
Posted By greyelm
Brian, your comment nicely sums up what us old...

Brian, your comment nicely sums up what us old school photographers had to contend with. I am almost exclusively digital now, with all the bells and whistles and auto focus is taken for granted...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-22-2015
Replies: 6
Views: 2,023
Posted By greyelm
So called " revenge porn" is illegal under...

So called " revenge porn" is illegal under English Law.

See. http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/crime/revenge-porn-laws-first-person-found-guilty-under-new-laws-to-be-sentenced-today-10444898.html
Forum: Argus RF 12-14-2015
Replies: 23
Views: 9,605
Posted By greyelm
If I remember correctly, the actor Casey Adams...

If I remember correctly, the actor Casey Adams used an Argus in the 1953 movie Niagra which starred Marilyn Monroe.
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 12-07-2015
Replies: 11
Views: 1,197
Posted By greyelm
I don't know this particular model but in others...

I don't know this particular model but in others that I've had you can adjust the plunger to enable the shutter button to be pushed. Have a look in the throat of the device (the bit that attaches to...
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 11-16-2015
Replies: 15
Views: 2,032
Posted By greyelm
I haven't used the Fuji ones but I do have a set...

I haven't used the Fuji ones but I do have a set of 'clones' made by Viltrox at about 1/3 the price. They are electronically coupled but I agree that manual focus is still the method of choice. I...
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 11-16-2015
Replies: 31
Views: 5,898
Posted By greyelm
Next week my car goes in for its annual service &...

Next week my car goes in for its annual service & MOT, this year the air con needs re-gassing so I expect a total bill of around £300. When it comes back I'll pay the bill and not turn a hair, I've...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 11-14-2015
Replies: 10
Views: 1,555
Posted By greyelm
Renaissance Wax, originally formulated by the...

Renaissance Wax, originally formulated by the British Museum is very good at protecting metals from fingerprints, I have been using it for a number of years. A little goes a long...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 11-09-2015
Replies: 39
Views: 2,959
Posted By greyelm
Just to add some more data, I have a IIf RD...

Just to add some more data, I have a IIf RD without screws and s IIIf BD with screws.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-10-2015
Replies: 159
Views: 17,228
Posted By greyelm
Old Father...

Old Father Thames

http://i286.photobucket.com/albums/ll110/Greyelm/xp1%2018-55%20OFT.jpg~original (http://s286.photobucket.com/user/Greyelm/media/xp1%2018-55%20OFT.jpg.html)
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-01-2015
Replies: 3
Views: 946
Posted By greyelm
A quick way is to use a black permanent marker...

A quick way is to use a black permanent marker pen such as Sharpie or Pentel.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-02-2015
Replies: 5
Views: 1,402
Posted By greyelm
On the iPhone camera app you can zoom in on an...

On the iPhone camera app you can zoom in on an object, it stays zoomed in and adjusts focus when moved and you can capture the image if required. Would this work?
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 09-02-2015
Replies: 8
Views: 1,034
Posted By greyelm
I don't know about wifi but all Soviet devices...

I don't know about wifi but all Soviet devices came with built-in secret microphones.
Forum: Cameras in the Movies / TV / Media 08-31-2015
Replies: 1
Views: 2,587
Posted By greyelm
Dufaycolor, only one feature film used this process.

I was watching an old colour movie today and noticed it used a colour process called Dufaycolor, it was called Sons of the Sea and was made in 1939 just months before the start of WW2. Unfortunately...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-10-2015
Replies: 19
Views: 2,017
Posted By greyelm
London during WWII in colour

Here are some interesting, apparently rare colour photos taken in London during WWII.

http://www.itv.com/news/london/2015-07-10/rare-colour-pictures-give-glimpse-of-london-life-during-the-blitz/
Forum: Travel 06-30-2015
Replies: 13
Views: 2,003
Posted By greyelm
I've not been to that part of Italy but after...

I've not been to that part of Italy but after watching every episode of "Inspector Montalbano" I have always been impressed with the photographic potential. If the TV show is anything to go by you...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-27-2015
Replies: 5,519
Views: 487,363
Posted By greyelm
http://i286.photobucket.com/albums/ll110/Greyelm/X...

http://i286.photobucket.com/albums/ll110/Greyelm/XP1%2035%20JH.jpg~original (http://s286.photobucket.com/user/Greyelm/media/XP1%2035%20JH.jpg.html)
Forum: Xpan & Other Panoramics 06-07-2015
Replies: 11
Views: 2,098
Posted By greyelm
A couple of years ago I bought a 1935 LTM Leitz...

A couple of years ago I bought a 1935 LTM Leitz Summar 50mm f2.0. It had been professionally engraved with "P.D.Daw Norwich Union No 25 Z 1170". Norwich Union (an insurance company) now trade under...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 05-19-2015
Replies: 10
Views: 1,830
Posted By greyelm
You don't get this opportunity very often.

The all in one Barnack kit.

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Leica-111-35mm-Camera-set-in-a-Wallace-Heaton-leather-case-2-75-kg-Med-format-/321752270314?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_3&hash=item4ae9ee05ea
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-28-2015
Replies: 7
Views: 1,069
Posted By greyelm
I agree, that's probably why I hardly ever take...

I agree, that's probably why I hardly ever take phone photos, by the time I've got my big fingers away from the phone's lens the opportunity has passed. ;)
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-28-2015
Replies: 7
Views: 1,069
Posted By greyelm
Phone camera usability.

Over the years I've had a number of smart phones and they have all been a pain to use in landscape mode. I think it is due to me having large hands. We often seen phones used in portrait mode which I...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 04-14-2015
Replies: 126
Views: 8,527
Posted By greyelm
I used to suffer from Leicaroids but after a...

I used to suffer from Leicaroids but after a couple of doses of Leicalax they got better. :D
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-14-2015
Replies: 2,999
Views: 478,342
Posted By greyelm
http://i286.photobucket.com/albums/ll110/Greyelm/X...

http://i286.photobucket.com/albums/ll110/Greyelm/XP1%2035%20flaming%20wheel.jpg~original (http://s286.photobucket.com/user/Greyelm/media/XP1%2035%20flaming%20wheel.jpg.html)
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-11-2015
Replies: 421
Views: 79,641
Posted By greyelm
http://i286.photobucket.com/albums/ll110/Greyelm/_...

http://i286.photobucket.com/albums/ll110/Greyelm/_3.jpg~original (http://s286.photobucket.com/user/Greyelm/media/_3.jpg.html)
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-09-2015
Replies: 1
Views: 863
Posted By greyelm
London's Metropolitan Police still haven't got the message.

The article below was in our local free newspaper, it shows that the police, despite the well publicised rules to the contrary, still think they can order you to delete pictures. Fortunately this man...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-06-2015
Replies: 2,999
Views: 478,342
Posted By greyelm
Greater Crested Grebes have a bad hair...

Greater Crested Grebes have a bad hair day.

http://i286.photobucket.com/albums/ll110/Greyelm/GCG%20X10.jpg~original (http://s286.photobucket.com/user/Greyelm/media/GCG%20X10.jpg.html)
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 04-03-2015
Replies: 5
Views: 900
Posted By greyelm
This may sound like heresy but I think a small...

This may sound like heresy but I think a small squirt with WD40 may help. Despite arguments to the contrary it often works.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 03-10-2015
Replies: 225
Views: 22,147
Posted By greyelm
I'm not a Leica rubber, I'm a Leica rubber's...

I'm not a Leica rubber, I'm a Leica rubber's son, I'm only rubbing Leicas until the Leica rubber comes.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 02-25-2015
Replies: 225
Views: 22,147
Posted By greyelm
Not only that they are going to make it take...

Not only that they are going to make it take blurry pictures and look like the Contax II he actually used. 😁
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-24-2015
Replies: 70
Views: 5,191
Posted By greyelm
http://i286.photobucket.com/albums/ll110/Greyelm/P...

http://i286.photobucket.com/albums/ll110/Greyelm/PooFairy.jpg (http://s286.photobucket.com/user/Greyelm/media/PooFairy.jpg.html)
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-20-2015
Replies: 115
Views: 8,871
Posted By greyelm
What puzzles me it that the chair is down a muddy...

What puzzles me it that the chair is down a muddy lane about a hundred feet from the nearest car parking space, the effort to get it there must have been greater than just taking it to the local...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-20-2015
Replies: 93
Views: 9,425
Posted By greyelm
Hand made...

Hand made grotto.

http://i286.photobucket.com/albums/ll110/Greyelm/X100grotto.jpg~original (http://s286.photobucket.com/user/Greyelm/media/X100grotto.jpg.html)
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-20-2015
Replies: 115
Views: 8,871
Posted By greyelm
http://i286.photobucket.com/albums/ll110/Greyelm/X...

http://i286.photobucket.com/albums/ll110/Greyelm/X10chairnomore.jpg~original (http://s286.photobucket.com/user/Greyelm/media/X10chairnomore.jpg.html)
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 01-15-2015
Replies: 22
Views: 4,378
Posted By greyelm
This may help. ...

This may help. http://www.nemeng.com/leica/032b.shtml
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-04-2015
Replies: 34
Views: 3,591
Posted By greyelm
The Shard as seen from the Tower of London. The...

The Shard as seen from the Tower of London. The Tower is 11th Century, the Shard is 21st Century, I doubt that the Shard will be around in a thousand years....
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 11-07-2014
Replies: 251
Views: 82,282
Posted By greyelm
http://i286.photobucket.com/albums/ll110/Greyelm/X...

http://i286.photobucket.com/albums/ll110/Greyelm/X-E135angel2.jpg~original...
Forum: CSC : Digital Compact System Cameras - 10-17-2014
Replies: 22
Views: 2,721
Posted By greyelm
If there are concerns about the EVF why not...

If there are concerns about the EVF why not consider the Fuji X-Pro, the Fuji X100 series or the Fuji X20, all of which have an OVF.
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-12-2014
Replies: 0
Views: 559
Posted By greyelm
Steve Shapiro: An Eye On Icons

For those in the UK I can recommend this documentary on Steve Shapiro which is next on Sky Arts 1 23:45 tomorrow.

Shapiro is the photographer who took the stills on many great films such as The...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-26-2014
Replies: 2,999
Views: 478,342
Posted By greyelm
http://i286.photobucket.com/albums/ll110/Greyelm/i...

http://i286.photobucket.com/albums/ll110/Greyelm/imagejpg1.jpg~original (http://s286.photobucket.com/user/Greyelm/media/imagejpg1.jpg.html)
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-15-2014
Replies: 420
Views: 62,174
Posted By greyelm
http://i286.photobucket.com/albums/ll110/Greyelm/X...

http://i286.photobucket.com/albums/ll110/Greyelm/X-E118-55airlock.jpg~original (http://s286.photobucket.com/user/Greyelm/media/X-E118-55airlock.jpg.html)
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-15-2014
Replies: 420
Views: 62,174
Posted By greyelm
http://i286.photobucket.com/albums/ll110/Greyelm/X...

http://i286.photobucket.com/albums/ll110/Greyelm/X-E118-55fortdoors.jpg~original (http://s286.photobucket.com/user/Greyelm/media/X-E118-55fortdoors.jpg.html)
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-15-2014
Replies: 3,587
Views: 907,996
Posted By greyelm
http://i286.photobucket.com/albums/ll110/Greyelm/3...

http://i286.photobucket.com/albums/ll110/Greyelm/3ac94740285624975a60e860f82e9bc5.jpg~original (http://s286.photobucket.com/user/Greyelm/media/3ac94740285624975a60e860f82e9bc5.jpg.html)
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 09-14-2014
Replies: 8
Views: 1,339
Posted By greyelm
To make a DIY template I've seen the use of...

To make a DIY template I've seen the use of masking tape to exactly cover the existing covering which can then be easily peeled off. This template can be stuck onto the new piece of covering to allow...
Forum: Photo Software 09-13-2014
Replies: 13
Views: 3,827
Posted By greyelm
It works as stand alone, you just drag your file...

It works as stand alone, you just drag your file onto the SFX icon.
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 08-24-2014
Replies: 8
Views: 1,923
Posted By greyelm
Here's an interview with Nick Ut where he...

Here's an interview with Nick Ut where he describes how he got into photojournalism and how he got the 'napalm girl'...
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-08-2014
Replies: 28
Views: 2,419
Posted By greyelm
Eclectic.....

Eclectic.....
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-30-2014
Replies: 65
Views: 7,699
Posted By greyelm
Yes, just a bit of fun to brighten up a mobile...

Yes, just a bit of fun to brighten up a mobile phone shot. The VW belongs to the landlord of a local pub.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-30-2014
Replies: 65
Views: 7,699
Posted By greyelm
I may have posted this before but here's one...

I may have posted this before but here's one man's daily driver.

http://i286.photobucket.com/albums/ll110/Greyelm/e00b3bc060fca6e09f469c0b030c0206.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-22-2014
Replies: 1,048
Views: 136,618
Posted By greyelm
http://i286.photobucket.com/albums/ll110/Greyelm/X...

http://i286.photobucket.com/albums/ll110/Greyelm/X-E118-55Morgan3w.jpg

http://i286.photobucket.com/albums/ll110/Greyelm/X-E118-55CCBB.jpg
Forum: Optics Theory - 07-15-2014
Replies: 26
Views: 7,080
Posted By greyelm
"Who killed infinity focus"

Here's an interesting article on infinity focus of modern lenses.


http://www.bhphotovideo.com/explora/photography/features/who-killed-infinity-focus?BI=4906
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-11-2014
Replies: 16
Views: 1,593
Posted By greyelm
I remember when I got my first HD TV people asked...

I remember when I got my first HD TV people asked what HD was like. I told them that HD didn't make a bad programme good but it made a good program better.

It's the same with photography, a good...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-10-2014
Replies: 381
Views: 43,735
Posted By greyelm
http://i286.photobucket.com/albums/ll110/Greyelm/X...

http://i286.photobucket.com/albums/ll110/Greyelm/X-E118-55greenvalves.jpg~original (http://s286.photobucket.com/user/Greyelm/media/X-E118-55greenvalves.jpg.html)
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 07-07-2014
Replies: 121
Views: 21,321
Posted By greyelm
G3 +...

G3 + 14mm

http://i286.photobucket.com/albums/ll110/Greyelm/G314mmwildrose2.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 06-26-2014
Replies: 1,927
Views: 256,527
Posted By greyelm
http://i286.photobucket.com/albums/ll110/Greyelm/X...

http://i286.photobucket.com/albums/ll110/Greyelm/X-E135lunchtime.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 06-22-2014
Replies: 1,599
Views: 277,792
Posted By greyelm
http://i286.photobucket.com/albums/ll110/Greyelm/X...

http://i286.photobucket.com/albums/ll110/Greyelm/X-E118-55CCBB.jpg~original (http://s286.photobucket.com/user/Greyelm/media/X-E118-55CCBB.jpg.html)
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 06-22-2014
Replies: 1,599
Views: 277,792
Posted By greyelm
http://i286.photobucket.com/albums/ll110/Greyelm/X...

http://i286.photobucket.com/albums/ll110/Greyelm/X-E118-55Morgan3w.jpg~original (http://s286.photobucket.com/user/Greyelm/media/X-E118-55Morgan3w.jpg.html)
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 06-19-2014
Replies: 8
Views: 713
Posted By greyelm
http://i286.photobucket.com/albums/ll110/Greyelm/e...

http://i286.photobucket.com/albums/ll110/Greyelm/e37208e8d330b263b436f759f54b731f.jpg~original (http://s286.photobucket.com/user/Greyelm/media/e37208e8d330b263b436f759f54b731f.jpg.html)
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 06-18-2014
Replies: 78
Views: 203,328
Posted By greyelm
For visitors to London here is a list of venues...

For visitors to London here is a list of venues that I have photographed inside within the last
two years.

Tower of London
Museum of London
Imperial War Museum (except the Holocaust...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 06-11-2014
Replies: 52
Views: 2,952
Posted By greyelm
http://i286.photobucket.com/albums/ll110/Greyelm/X...

http://i286.photobucket.com/albums/ll110/Greyelm/X-E118-55cagefighter.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 06-06-2014
Replies: 218
Views: 22,140
Posted By greyelm
http://i286.photobucket.com/albums/ll110/Greyelm/X...

http://i286.photobucket.com/albums/ll110/Greyelm/X-E118-55floatinggarden.jpg~original (http://s286.photobucket.com/user/Greyelm/media/X-E118-55floatinggarden.jpg.html)
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 06-03-2014
Replies: 19
Views: 2,235
Posted By greyelm
I won't offer a specific model but I'm a big fan...

I won't offer a specific model but I'm a big fan of crumpler camera bags and I know they also do travel bags. Another option is to source a general travel bag which has an expansion zip built in,...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 06-03-2014
Replies: 8
Views: 1,431
Posted By greyelm
Maybe a combination of the two would work. Canvas...

Maybe a combination of the two would work. Canvas on the inside and leather on outside of the hinge. Also, shoe polish of the correct shade is very good at hiding the surface blemishes.
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 06-01-2014
Replies: 2
Views: 772
Posted By greyelm
Fed 3 used in a TV advert.

I saw a TV advert today for the new release of an album by Alfie Boe. It had an "old fashioned" photography theme with a Fed 3 placed in the foreground and pictures of the singer pegged to a line as...
Forum: Fuji X Series 05-30-2014
Replies: 7
Views: 1,609
Posted By greyelm
I have spare batteries for all my digital cameras...

I have spare batteries for all my digital cameras (including three Fuji's). It doesn't bother me having to change batteries after 150 shots or so as most of my life I had to change film after 35...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-28-2014
Replies: 52
Views: 2,952
Posted By greyelm
http://i286.photobucket.com/albums/ll110/Greyelm/X...

http://i286.photobucket.com/albums/ll110/Greyelm/X-E1ElmoreandEtaplaying.jpg
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 05-27-2014
Replies: 1,346
Views: 263,949
Posted By greyelm
A few years ago I bought for not a lot of money a...

A few years ago I bought for not a lot of money a Fed on eBay which had a viewfinder attached to the hot shoe. The VF turned out to be a Leitz 135mm, worth more than the camera. The VF is a perfect...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 05-25-2014
Replies: 42
Views: 3,538
Posted By greyelm
I find that street photography is like fine wine,...

I find that street photography is like fine wine, it gets better with age. I enjoy seeing how people lived in past times especially when the photos are from my childhood era (from the 40s onwards)
Forum: Fuji X Series 05-23-2014
Replies: 316
Views: 102,233
Posted By greyelm
X-E1 + 28mm...

X-E1 + 28mm Pentacon

http://i286.photobucket.com/albums/ll110/Greyelm/X-E1wigelia.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-23-2014
Replies: 450
Views: 57,351
Posted By greyelm
http://i286.photobucket.com/albums/ll110/Greyelm/X...

http://i286.photobucket.com/albums/ll110/Greyelm/X10lane3.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-20-2014
Replies: 298
Views: 35,110
Posted By greyelm
http://i286.photobucket.com/albums/ll110/Greyelm/X...

http://i286.photobucket.com/albums/ll110/Greyelm/X-E135inspiredfacility.jpg~original (http://s286.photobucket.com/user/Greyelm/media/X-E135inspiredfacility.jpg.html)
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-09-2014
Replies: 115
Views: 10,616
Posted By greyelm
http://i286.photobucket.com/albums/ll110/Greyelm/X...

http://i286.photobucket.com/albums/ll110/Greyelm/XE-1thecatpub.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-08-2014
Replies: 356
Views: 36,264
Posted By greyelm
http://i286.photobucket.com/albums/ll110/Greyelm/X...

http://i286.photobucket.com/albums/ll110/Greyelm/X10lane4.jpg~original (http://s286.photobucket.com/user/Greyelm/media/X10lane4.jpg.html)
Forum: RFF Polls 04-30-2014
Replies: 139
Views: 19,303
Posted By greyelm
I agree, I had a m4/3 20mm lens that showed flare...

I agree, I had a m4/3 20mm lens that showed flare when using a protective filter so I took it off. Much later I noticed that the lens has gained a small scratch which thankfully doesn't affect the...
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 04-29-2014
Replies: 12
Views: 1,390
Posted By greyelm
http://www.troll.me/images2/borg/resistance-is-fut...

http://www.troll.me/images2/borg/resistance-is-futile.jpg
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-27-2014
Replies: 5,519
Views: 487,363
Posted By greyelm
Taking a break beside Old Father...

Taking a break beside Old Father Thames

http://i286.photobucket.com/albums/ll110/Greyelm/X-E118-55yellowchairs.jpg~original...
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 04-24-2014
Replies: 48
Views: 5,238
Posted By greyelm
You can get them from this source but at the...

You can get them from this source but at the usual UK mark up.

http://rigu.co.uk/shibata-dslr-bag-fstop-olive
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 04-23-2014
Replies: 251
Views: 82,282
Posted By greyelm
http://i286.photobucket.com/albums/ll110/Greyelm/X...

http://i286.photobucket.com/albums/ll110/Greyelm/X-E135lunchtime.jpg~original (http://s286.photobucket.com/user/Greyelm/media/X-E135lunchtime.jpg.html)
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-23-2014
Replies: 416
Views: 61,234
Posted By greyelm
http://i286.photobucket.com/albums/ll110/Greyelm/X...

http://i286.photobucket.com/albums/ll110/Greyelm/X-E135Kingstongraves.jpg~original (http://s286.photobucket.com/user/Greyelm/media/X-E135Kingstongraves.jpg.html)
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-16-2014
Replies: 1,137
Views: 228,362
Posted By greyelm
Eta has just discovered that she can climb...

Eta has just discovered that she can climb trees.

http://i286.photobucket.com/albums/ll110/Greyelm/X-E135Etathebrave.jpg~original...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-12-2014
Replies: 12,080
Views: 4,433,777
Posted By greyelm
http://i286.photobucket.com/albums/ll110/Greyelm/H...

http://i286.photobucket.com/albums/ll110/Greyelm/HTCSensationlegs1.jpg~original (http://s286.photobucket.com/user/Greyelm/media/HTCSensationlegs1.jpg.html)
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 04-12-2014
Replies: 2
Views: 1,167
Posted By greyelm
Have you tried pressing the DISP button? This...

Have you tried pressing the DISP button? This toggles the displayed options on and off.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-08-2014
Replies: 12,080
Views: 4,433,777
Posted By greyelm
http://i286.photobucket.com/albums/ll110/Greyelm/G...

http://i286.photobucket.com/albums/ll110/Greyelm/GF1J-8Sgraffiti2.jpg~original (http://s286.photobucket.com/user/Greyelm/media/GF1J-8Sgraffiti2.jpg.html)
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 04-08-2014
Replies: 133
Views: 63,246
Posted By greyelm
http://i286.photobucket.com/albums/ll110/Greyelm/X...

http://i286.photobucket.com/albums/ll110/Greyelm/X100mugshot.jpg~original (http://s286.photobucket.com/user/Greyelm/media/X100mugshot.jpg.html)
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-08-2014
Replies: 12,080
Views: 4,433,777
Posted By greyelm
http://i286.photobucket.com/albums/ll110/Greyelm/X...

http://i286.photobucket.com/albums/ll110/Greyelm/X100oldplate.jpg~original (http://s286.photobucket.com/user/Greyelm/media/X100oldplate.jpg.html)
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-29-2014
Replies: 12
Views: 2,518
Posted By greyelm
Smart-elecky, is he a cousin of Smart Alec?

Smart-elecky, is he a cousin of Smart Alec?
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 03-28-2014
Replies: 56
Views: 3,660
Posted By greyelm
Yes, that's correct, I forgot that part.

Yes, that's correct, I forgot that part.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 03-28-2014
Replies: 56
Views: 3,660
Posted By greyelm
Just an after thought, if your son is over 18...

Just an after thought, if your son is over 18 then you'll have no problems with pubs as this is the legal age limit for alcohol. Even if he isn't he can still accompany you but soft drinks only.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 03-27-2014
Replies: 56
Views: 3,660
Posted By greyelm
Great trip, you will have the chance of getting a...

Great trip, you will have the chance of getting a wide variety of pictures. Keep in mind that the British/Irish weather can be very changeable so plan for some lightweight rain cover. If you will be...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 03-26-2014
Replies: 2,125
Views: 589,508
Posted By greyelm
The shutter dial is actually a part of the VACU...

The shutter dial is actually a part of the VACU add-on to allow the use of a flash gun on older LTM models. See below

http://gmpphoto.blogspot.co.uk/2012/03/leitz-vacu.html
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 03-26-2014
Replies: 7
Views: 1,090
Posted By greyelm
More info here : ...

More info here : http://www.nemeng.com/leica/032b.shtml
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 03-22-2014
Replies: 10
Views: 2,082
Posted By greyelm
I still enjoy using my early X100, so much so I...

I still enjoy using my early X100, so much so I never felt the need to upgrade to the X100S. I agree, they both are great cameras and as you show, take great pictures.



Yes you can, you need a 49mm...
Forum: Fuji X Series 03-21-2014
Replies: 316
Views: 102,233
Posted By greyelm
1935 Leitz Summar 50mm f2.0 on a Fuji...

1935 Leitz Summar 50mm f2.0 on a Fuji X-E1


http://i286.photobucket.com/albums/ll110/Greyelm/a6290cecb8277eff2b2d0ed47f4d9c97.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-18-2014
Replies: 3,587
Views: 907,996
Posted By greyelm
http://i286.photobucket.com/albums/ll110/Greyelm/d...

http://i286.photobucket.com/albums/ll110/Greyelm/dcbe223f-bc3a-4e9f-959b-7b3e1912b649.jpg~original (http://s286.photobucket.com/user/Greyelm/media/dcbe223f-bc3a-4e9f-959b-7b3e1912b649.jpg.html)
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-06-2014
Replies: 12,080
Views: 4,433,777
Posted By greyelm
http://i286.photobucket.com/albums/ll110/Greyelm/G...

http://i286.photobucket.com/albums/ll110/Greyelm/G314-42skyview4.jpg~original (http://s286.photobucket.com/user/Greyelm/media/G314-42skyview4.jpg.html)
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-05-2014
Replies: 12,080
Views: 4,433,777
Posted By greyelm
http://i286.photobucket.com/albums/ll110/Greyelm/X...

http://i286.photobucket.com/albums/ll110/Greyelm/XE-1spray.jpg~original (http://s286.photobucket.com/user/Greyelm/media/XE-1spray.jpg.html)
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-05-2014
Replies: 12,080
Views: 4,433,777
Posted By greyelm
http://i286.photobucket.com/albums/ll110/Greyelm/b...

http://i286.photobucket.com/albums/ll110/Greyelm/b9059b42177839f816f2a30e795f99e8.jpg~original (http://s286.photobucket.com/user/Greyelm/media/b9059b42177839f816f2a30e795f99e8.jpg.html)
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-01-2014
Replies: 54
Views: 3,281
Posted By greyelm
http://i286.photobucket.com/albums/ll110/Greyelm/X...

http://i286.photobucket.com/albums/ll110/Greyelm/X-E135muddywaters.jpg~original (http://s286.photobucket.com/user/Greyelm/media/X-E135muddywaters.jpg.html)
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-20-2014
Replies: 213
Views: 16,237
Posted By greyelm
http://i286.photobucket.com/albums/ll110/Greyelm/3...

http://i286.photobucket.com/albums/ll110/Greyelm/369d3a44-8e3e-4aba-87f4-5521f2c91c92.jpg~original (http://s286.photobucket.com/user/Greyelm/media/369d3a44-8e3e-4aba-87f4-5521f2c91c92.jpg.html)
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-20-2014
Replies: 12,080
Views: 4,433,777
Posted By greyelm
http://i286.photobucket.com/albums/ll110/Greyelm/X...

http://i286.photobucket.com/albums/ll110/Greyelm/X100-Tgate.jpg~original (http://s286.photobucket.com/user/Greyelm/media/X100-Tgate.jpg.html)
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-15-2014
Replies: 87
Views: 41,487
Posted By greyelm
http://i286.photobucket.com/albums/ll110/Greyelm/X...

http://i286.photobucket.com/albums/ll110/Greyelm/XE-1ManorGates.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-14-2014
Replies: 87
Views: 41,487
Posted By greyelm
http://i286.photobucket.com/albums/ll110/Greyelm/X...

http://i286.photobucket.com/albums/ll110/Greyelm/X10doggate.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-06-2014
Replies: 381
Views: 43,735
Posted By greyelm
http://i286.photobucket.com/albums/ll110/Greyelm/X...

http://i286.photobucket.com/albums/ll110/Greyelm/X-E118-55hobbledownsigns.jpg~original (http://s286.photobucket.com/user/Greyelm/media/X-E118-55hobbledownsigns.jpg.html)
Forum: Off Topic 02-06-2014
Replies: 10
Views: 947
Posted By greyelm
Spinrite by Gibson Research Corp has a very good...

Spinrite by Gibson Research Corp has a very good reputation in fixing HDD issues.


https://www.grc.com/intro.htm
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-01-2014
Replies: 372
Views: 46,140
Posted By greyelm
http://i286.photobucket.com/albums/ll110/Greyelm/X...

http://i286.photobucket.com/albums/ll110/Greyelm/XE-118-55fairybench.jpg~original (http://s286.photobucket.com/user/Greyelm/media/XE-118-55fairybench.jpg.html)
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-21-2013
Replies: 490
Views: 92,393
Posted By greyelm
http://i286.photobucket.com/albums/ll110/Greyelm/G...

http://i286.photobucket.com/albums/ll110/Greyelm/GF1stairstare.jpg~original (http://s286.photobucket.com/user/Greyelm/media/GF1stairstare.jpg.html)
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-20-2013
Replies: 12,080
Views: 4,433,777
Posted By greyelm
http://i286.photobucket.com/albums/ll110/Greyelm/G...

http://i286.photobucket.com/albums/ll110/Greyelm/G345-200threebirds.jpg~original (http://s286.photobucket.com/user/Greyelm/media/G345-200threebirds.jpg.html)
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 11-22-2013
Replies: 29
Views: 2,300
Posted By greyelm
Was this the inspiration for the body...

Was this the inspiration for the body shape?


http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/a/a4/Fed-3_53mm_front.png
Forum: Cameras in the Movies / TV / Media 10-28-2013
Replies: 163
Views: 24,045
Posted By greyelm
"Soy Cuba" has some spectacular infrared...

"Soy Cuba" has some spectacular infrared scenes
"Lawrence of Arabia" the scene where Omar Sharif rides out of the desert is wonderful
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-24-2013
Replies: 481
Views: 75,949
Posted By greyelm
http://i286.photobucket.com/albums/ll110/Greyelm/X...

http://i286.photobucket.com/albums/ll110/Greyelm/XE-1theChapel.jpg~original (http://s286.photobucket.com/user/Greyelm/media/XE-1theChapel.jpg.html)
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 10-21-2013
Replies: 6
Views: 941
Posted By greyelm
Colyn you're a real fun guy. :-)

Colyn you're a real fun guy. :-)
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 10-19-2013
Replies: 24
Views: 2,904
Posted By greyelm
Update. I retried at a closer distance and it...

Update.

I retried at a closer distance and it does creep when using the focus ring but not the AFL button. Bug confirmed.
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 10-19-2013
Replies: 24
Views: 2,904
Posted By greyelm
Not mine either.

Not mine either.
Forum: Fuji X Series 10-18-2013
Replies: 64
Views: 9,160
Posted By greyelm
I'm a fairly new X-E1 use (long term X100), I...

I'm a fairly new X-E1 use (long term X100), I love the camera and the lenses. As I got mine refurbished from Fuji UK for a very good price I don't think the improvements in the X-E2 are worth the...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-16-2013
Replies: 27
Views: 7,107
Posted By greyelm
The Shard (2012) as seen from the Tower of London...

The Shard (2012) as seen from the Tower of London (1078). I wonder if the Shard will remain as long as the Tower. Fuji X100.

http://i286.photobucket.com/albums/ll110/Greyelm/X100Shard1.jpg~original...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 10-09-2013
Replies: 96
Views: 11,574
Posted By greyelm
You can get a shutter button collar off eBay for...

You can get a shutter button collar off eBay for about $14 delivered from Japan, just search for Leica collar. Seller is nobbysparrow.

You may be able to get a screw from your local optician's store...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-07-2013
Replies: 65
Views: 6,792
Posted By greyelm
http://i286.photobucket.com/albums/ll110/Greyelm/b...

http://i286.photobucket.com/albums/ll110/Greyelm/b9059b42177839f816f2a30e795f99e8.jpg
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-06-2013
Replies: 5,519
Views: 487,363
Posted By greyelm
http://i286.photobucket.com/albums/ll110/Greyelm/X...

http://i286.photobucket.com/albums/ll110/Greyelm/XE-1clown2.jpg
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 10-06-2013
Replies: 96
Views: 11,574
Posted By greyelm
I also have a 1929 model I converted to a model...

I also have a 1929 model I converted to a model II but serial number is 19635 so yours was earlier in the batch.
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 10-02-2013
Replies: 184
Sticky: fuji X beauty
Views: 94,648
Posted By greyelm
Some people are using a black wax pencil for a...

Some people are using a black wax pencil for a non permanent cover up. For a more permanent solution you could use a Sharpie permanent marker.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-29-2013
Replies: 110
Views: 13,912
Posted By greyelm
http://i286.photobucket.com/albums/ll110/Greyelm/X...

http://i286.photobucket.com/albums/ll110/Greyelm/XE-1graveyardWH.jpg
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-25-2013
Replies: 5,519
Views: 487,363
Posted By greyelm
http://i286.photobucket.com/albums/ll110/Greyelm/X...

http://i286.photobucket.com/albums/ll110/Greyelm/XE-1lastdaysofsummer.jpg~original (http://s286.photobucket.com/user/Greyelm/media/XE-1lastdaysofsummer.jpg.html)
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-23-2013
Replies: 381
Views: 43,735
Posted By greyelm
http://i286.photobucket.com/albums/ll110/Greyelm/X...

http://i286.photobucket.com/albums/ll110/Greyelm/XE-1thedig4.jpg
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 09-22-2013
Replies: 251
Views: 82,282
Posted By greyelm
http://i286.photobucket.com/albums/ll110/Greyelm/X...

http://i286.photobucket.com/albums/ll110/Greyelm/XE-1thecatpub.jpg

http://i286.photobucket.com/albums/ll110/Greyelm/XE-1themanorWH.jpg

http://i286.photobucket.com/albums/ll110/Greyelm/XE-1throughanc...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 09-19-2013
Replies: 4
Views: 841
Posted By greyelm
Do a search on eBay for Cam-in, they do a wide...

Do a search on eBay for Cam-in, they do a wide range. I use thin fabric (synthetic) straps by Cam-in on all my cameras, they are very light, comfortable and come with a variety of a attachment...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-19-2013
Replies: 320
Views: 26,914
Posted By greyelm
http://i286.photobucket.com/albums/ll110/Greyelm/X...

http://i286.photobucket.com/albums/ll110/Greyelm/XE-1throughancientglass.jpg
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 09-11-2013
Replies: 15
Views: 1,548
Posted By greyelm
The Panasonic GX7 has just been released and...

The Panasonic GX7 has just been released and features a tilting EVF which may be an advantage for lefties as it is likely to position the face a bit away from the...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-05-2013
Replies: 320
Views: 26,914
Posted By greyelm
http://i286.photobucket.com/albums/ll110/Greyelm/X...

http://i286.photobucket.com/albums/ll110/Greyelm/X100Towerwindow.jpg
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 08-31-2013
Replies: 5
Views: 884
Posted By greyelm
Does anyone know if the flange from a soviet...

Does anyone know if the flange from a soviet Industar 22 would fit?
Forum: Fuji X Series 08-27-2013
Replies: 387
Views: 80,972
Posted By greyelm
X100 http://i286.photobucket.com/albums/ll110/Gre...

X100

http://i286.photobucket.com/albums/ll110/Greyelm/X100D-KToL.jpg
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 08-26-2013
Replies: 4
Views: 536
Posted By greyelm
12mm to the outer face of the metal surround.

12mm to the outer face of the metal surround.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-25-2013
Replies: 768
Views: 327,699
Posted By greyelm
I live about 10 miles from Brooklands and try to...

I live about 10 miles from Brooklands and try to go every year. The Wellington from the Scottish Loch is on display but it is still a skeleton, I don't think there are plans to re-skin it. Here is a...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-20-2013
Replies: 1,194
Views: 168,064
Posted By greyelm
http://i286.photobucket.com/albums/ll110/Greyelm/X...

http://i286.photobucket.com/albums/ll110/Greyelm/X-E1wallflag.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-18-2013
Replies: 107
Views: 12,300
Posted By greyelm
Some suburban...

Some suburban...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-18-2013
Replies: 7
Views: 807
Posted By greyelm
Try here...

Try here

http://www.forloren.dk/lbf/LeicaM6manual.htm
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-18-2013
Replies: 48
Views: 3,667
Posted By greyelm
http://i286.photobucket.com/albums/ll110/Greyelm/G...

http://i286.photobucket.com/albums/ll110/Greyelm/GF120mmLatteEps.jpg
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 08-15-2013
Replies: 49
Views: 4,533
Posted By greyelm
I use a 49 to 28mm stepdown filter on my X100, it...

I use a 49 to 28mm stepdown filter on my X100, it works a treat. You can even get a 28mm pinch cap to complete the ensemble.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-14-2013
Replies: 381
Views: 43,735
Posted By greyelm
http://i286.photobucket.com/albums/ll110/Greyelm/G...

http://i286.photobucket.com/albums/ll110/Greyelm/G314mmwildrose2.jpg
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-13-2013
Replies: 5,519
Views: 487,363
Posted By greyelm
http://i286.photobucket.com/albums/ll110/Greyelm/G...

http://i286.photobucket.com/albums/ll110/Greyelm/G314mmwildrose1.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-06-2013
Replies: 1,194
Views: 168,064
Posted By greyelm
X10 http://i286.photobucket.com/albums/ll110/Grey...

X10

http://i286.photobucket.com/albums/ll110/Greyelm/X10Sky1.jpg
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 07-26-2013
Replies: 13
Views: 1,837
Posted By greyelm
He doesn't and never has used a battery booster...

He doesn't and never has used a battery booster on this camera. :D
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 07-25-2013
Replies: 3
Views: 674
Posted By greyelm
The Leica LTMs don't line up at 12 o'clock but...

The Leica LTMs don't line up at 12 o'clock but are designed to line up at 1 o'clock, this is so you can see the markings when you are using an auxiliary viewfinder on the accessory shoe.
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 07-25-2013
Replies: 73
Views: 12,067
Posted By greyelm
“ Which of my photographs is my favorite? The one...

“ Which of my photographs is my favorite? The one I’m going to take tomorrow. – Imogen Cunningham
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-17-2013
Replies: 9
Views: 1,290
Posted By greyelm
I liked it. There is something special about...

I liked it. There is something special about natural light pictures that you just don't see with studio lights.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-08-2013
Replies: 8
Views: 1,006
Posted By greyelm
Here's a couple with my new Panasonic 14mm (28mm...

Here's a couple with my new Panasonic 14mm (28mm equivalent) on my Lumix...
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 07-04-2013
Replies: 121
Views: 21,321
Posted By greyelm
My first trip out with my newly acquired 14mm....

My first trip out with my newly acquired 14mm. G3.

Wild Roses in the...
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 07-03-2013
Replies: 12
Views: 8,133
Posted By greyelm
As we say in England "Belt and braces". You could...

As we say in England "Belt and braces". You could omit this step and only use it if the crack starts to lengthen after the repair.
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 07-03-2013
Replies: 12
Views: 8,133
Posted By greyelm
I think the superglue option is worth a try but...

I think the superglue option is worth a try but use the thin liquid type so capillary action takes it into the crack, try and clamp the piece if possible. If you want to prevent the crack from...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 06-28-2013
Replies: 615
Views: 93,972
Posted By greyelm
http://i286.photobucket.com/albums/ll110/Greyelm/X...

http://i286.photobucket.com/albums/ll110/Greyelm/X100treeblossom.jpg~original (http://s286.photobucket.com/user/Greyelm/media/X100treeblossom.jpg.html)
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 06-23-2013
Replies: 192
Views: 27,243
Posted By greyelm
http://i286.photobucket.com/albums/ll110/Greyelm/X...

http://i286.photobucket.com/albums/ll110/Greyelm/X100springgreens.jpg~original (http://s286.photobucket.com/user/Greyelm/media/X100springgreens.jpg.html)
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 06-23-2013
Replies: 84
Views: 9,484
Posted By greyelm
http://i286.photobucket.com/albums/ll110/Greyelm/X...

http://i286.photobucket.com/albums/ll110/Greyelm/X10MHPview.jpg~original (http://s286.photobucket.com/user/Greyelm/media/X10MHPview.jpg.html)
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 06-23-2013
Replies: 167
Views: 11,942
Posted By greyelm
This is a Deal...

This is a Deal Breaker.

http://toolmonger.com/wp-content/uploads/2008/01/TW-7.jpg
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