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Forum: SLRs - the unRF 1 Week Ago
Replies: 133
Views: 7,160
Posted By zuikologist
I think this is more like the Rollei 35 syndrome...

I think this is more like the Rollei 35 syndrome - the MX is relatively small and light for an SLR and on the end of a wrist strap or neck strap easily mistreated like a Rollei 35.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 1 Week Ago
Replies: 298
Views: 40,080
Posted By zuikologist
Very nice ! The 40/2.8 is an unfairly maligned...

Very nice ! The 40/2.8 is an unfairly maligned lens - my copy is sharp with good colour and contrast.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 1 Week Ago
Replies: 298
Views: 40,080
Posted By zuikologist
From memory the SMC-K version is a different...

From memory the SMC-K version is a different beast to the SMC-M version. The K version is the Zeiss/Distagon Pentax.

BTW love your brassed KM Colton.
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 151
Views: 50,064
Posted By zuikologist
Very nice 70s look. Great colour.

Very nice 70s look. Great colour.
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 11-01-2019
Replies: 9
Views: 362
Posted By zuikologist
It has a sort of steampunk vibe.

It has a sort of steampunk vibe.
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 11-01-2019
Replies: 9
Views: 362
Posted By zuikologist
A rare beast. It looks like translating the...

A rare beast. It looks like translating the Japanese version might be the only option.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 04-28-2019
Replies: 11
Views: 517
Posted By zuikologist
PM me if it’s a problem.

PM me if it’s a problem.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 04-28-2019
Replies: 11
Views: 517
Posted By zuikologist
Would any of these...

Would any of these work?

https://www.ffordes.com/search/Contax%20Screen?p=2&q=Contax%20Screen
Forum: Travel 03-27-2019
Replies: 12
Views: 573
Posted By zuikologist
Thank you! Very interesting.

Thank you! Very interesting.
Forum: Travel 03-27-2019
Replies: 12
Views: 573
Posted By zuikologist
I don't know Antidote - some work to do over the...

I don't know Antidote - some work to do over the weekend :-)
Forum: Travel 03-27-2019
Replies: 12
Views: 573
Posted By zuikologist
as a Londoner being a tourist I would...

as a Londoner being a tourist I would do:

Greenwich

Borough market

Soho

Walk on the South Bank
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-24-2019
Replies: 393
Views: 22,828
Posted By zuikologist
The Auto-Takumar looks like it works really well...

The Auto-Takumar looks like it works really well on the Sony. I came across one I forgot I had :-) (was considering buying an SMC 35/3.5).
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 03-15-2019
Replies: 48
Views: 1,446
Posted By zuikologist
Congratulations indeed to both of you! Lawrence,...

Congratulations indeed to both of you!

Lawrence, I can probably make Covent Garden but Hampstead is even easier. Which gallery?
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-15-2019
Replies: 133
Views: 7,160
Posted By zuikologist
Wow. Beautiful colour.

Wow. Beautiful colour.
Forum: Olympus RF 03-14-2019
Replies: 6
Views: 689
Posted By zuikologist
Rob I would try the camera as is - unless the...

Rob I would try the camera as is - unless the lens has been sandpapered you may be pleasantly surprised. The RC lens is contrasty and sharp. Usual caveat of not shooting into the sun. Inking in the...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 02-28-2019
Replies: 133
Views: 7,160
Posted By zuikologist
I always found the MX screen to have more snap...

I always found the MX screen to have more snap than say the OM screens, and therefore easier to focus. It’s basically a 1:1 screen with a 50mm lens so great for street photography.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 02-13-2019
Replies: 393
Views: 22,828
Posted By zuikologist
Andreas, thank you - love the colour rendition...

Andreas, thank you - love the colour rendition and drawing of these lenses. Bokeh looks good to me. the tree shot would be challenging for any lens due to the background.
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 02-09-2019
Replies: 5
Views: 794
Posted By zuikologist
Very cool.

Very cool.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-21-2019
Replies: 323
Views: 25,810
Posted By zuikologist
Surprised by this - the MX layout is ok, all...

Surprised by this - the MX layout is ok, all controls are precise and it has a superb viewfinder (Cinemascope!) and nearly 1:1 with a 50mm lens, so two eyed shooting is possible.

ME, and KX...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-18-2019
Replies: 393
Views: 22,828
Posted By zuikologist
I agree - these lenses were still built as...

I agree - these lenses were still built as serious tools (even Takumars, which I have found to be impeccable).
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 01-09-2019
Replies: 31
Views: 1,496
Posted By zuikologist
Colton, really like all of your shots in this...

Colton, really like all of your shots in this thread. Nice work.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-07-2019
Replies: 393
Views: 22,828
Posted By zuikologist
Couldn’t agree more. Compact, beautifully made,...

Couldn’t agree more. Compact, beautifully made, perform well and seem to like digital sensors. Well done to the photographers too - nice work.
Forum: Sony Alpha Mirrorless - All Models 12-24-2018
Replies: 8
Views: 469
Posted By zuikologist
If I remember correctly, the Sony A series (first...

If I remember correctly, the Sony A series (first iteration?) had limited time shooting because of heat dissipation. May be worth checking.
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 12-14-2018
Replies: 12
Views: 828
Posted By zuikologist
May be...

May be helpful?

http://yashicatlr.com/ProblemDatesNames.html
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 11-15-2018
Replies: 24
Views: 3,463
Posted By zuikologist
On other cameras I have used, the data back runs...

On other cameras I have used, the data back runs off a CR2016 battery or similar. May be the same on this one.
Forum: Fixed Lens 35mm RF 11-12-2018
Replies: 42
Views: 13,407
Posted By zuikologist
Strange how things come around (including this...

Strange how things come around (including this thread. I see I commented back in 2008!).

I like your photos.
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-04-2018
Replies: 15
Views: 830
Posted By zuikologist
AI at work....

AI at work....
Forum: Olympus RF 10-02-2018
Replies: 7
Views: 857
Posted By zuikologist
I have two - the shutter is more likely to be an...

I have two - the shutter is more likely to be an issue than fungus.
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-02-2018
Replies: 18
Views: 828
Posted By zuikologist
Good to see there may be some clues. It would be...

Good to see there may be some clues. It would be difficult to offload those items in one go, but this may have been burgled-to-order so possibly already to their destination. I hope they find the...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-01-2018
Replies: 72
Views: 2,690
Posted By zuikologist
Haha ! (10 characters)

Haha ! (10 characters)
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-01-2018
Replies: 72
Views: 2,690
Posted By zuikologist
I must agree that the Q with adapted lenses is a...

I must agree that the Q with adapted lenses is a pain, unless on a tripod with a tele lens when it is pretty awesome with 5x magnification factor. Much better and more fun with the standard and zoom...
Forum: Nikon Mirrorless 09-07-2018
Replies: 37
Views: 1,302
Posted By zuikologist
Depending on how the adaptor works it's not...

Depending on how the adaptor works it's not "really" a new mount. Looks like excellent compatibility.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 09-07-2018
Replies: 63
Views: 2,261
Posted By zuikologist
I'll stick to SLRs for this size/weight and use a...

I'll stick to SLRs for this size/weight and use a pocketable Sony/Fuji/Ricoh GR for mirrorless. While initially interested in the Canon, it just does not make sense. Neither does the...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 09-05-2018
Replies: 63
Views: 2,261
Posted By zuikologist
Yes please. Actually this is a good looking...

Yes please.

Actually this is a good looking camera, looks interesting.
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 08-29-2018
Replies: 4
Views: 441
Posted By zuikologist
I use the glass protector on DSLRs, mirrorless...

I use the glass protector on DSLRs, mirrorless and compacts but have never managed to crack one. I would go for another glass or heavy duty plastic screen.
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-12-2018
Replies: 3
Views: 393
Posted By zuikologist
I use an NEX 5 with 20/2.8 as a carry everywhere...

I use an NEX 5 with 20/2.8 as a carry everywhere as well as a Ricoh GXR with the 24-70 zoom. These work well for my purposes, so I am with you. Your set up is perfect for 80% of shooting situations.
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 08-08-2018
Replies: 9
Views: 788
Posted By zuikologist
I can second the 35/1.4 - it has issues (bokeh?)...

I can second the 35/1.4 - it has issues (bokeh?) but draws nicely especially in black and white film.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 07-18-2018
Replies: 126
Views: 6,032
Posted By zuikologist
I hesitate to say this on the forum but would...

I hesitate to say this on the forum but would suggest a phone in a waterproof case, perhaps with an app that replicates camera controls. Alternatively, a ruggedized digital compact.

35mm film and...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 06-30-2018
Replies: 41
Views: 3,654
Posted By zuikologist
I long ago gave up on film for this purpose and...

I long ago gave up on film for this purpose and use a Ricoh grd iv or a Sony NEX with pancake 20/2.8.
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-18-2018
Replies: 10
Views: 696
Posted By zuikologist
Do you go out with a specific photo in mind, ie...

Do you go out with a specific photo in mind, ie somewhere you have been before but with different light?
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 06-12-2018
Replies: 4
Views: 379
Posted By zuikologist
There are couple of Norita 66 on eBay in Europe....

There are couple of Norita 66 on eBay in Europe. Perhaps ask if they will split out the case?

Otherwise, maybe some stout leather, design a simple case and have it sewn by a friendly shoe mender?
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 06-10-2018
Replies: 36
Views: 1,541
Posted By zuikologist
Kuuan, lovely shots. They remind me of old style...

Kuuan, lovely shots. They remind me of old style reportage - rally nice signature to this lens.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 06-07-2018
Replies: 36
Views: 1,541
Posted By zuikologist
I found the 50/1.4 SMC to be generally well...

I found the 50/1.4 SMC to be generally well behaved. A lot depends on lighting, type of background, focused distance and distance between object and background.
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 05-22-2018
Replies: 16
Views: 952
Posted By zuikologist
It looks like dried balsam from separation, which...

It looks like dried balsam from separation, which is probably worse than fungus. PeterM's advice is sensible in going for a lens that is usable for now.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 05-19-2018
Replies: 11
Views: 761
Posted By zuikologist
The Pen lenses should be super sharp. This looks...

The Pen lenses should be super sharp. This looks like old film and a low contrast lens - what were the shooting and developing conditions?
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 05-13-2018
Replies: 15
Views: 1,435
Posted By zuikologist
Punch a hole in 2 Velcro dots and stick one over...

Punch a hole in 2 Velcro dots and stick one over each finder. Works well. Greyhoundman tip from way back.
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 05-12-2018
Replies: 35
Views: 1,850
Posted By zuikologist
This. They remind me of Nikon and Canon...

This.

They remind me of Nikon and Canon brochures of the 1980s, which I liked at the time. Once you know the content, the aspirational aesthetic is understandable and desirable to 99% of the...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 05-11-2018
Replies: 29
Views: 1,652
Posted By zuikologist
I got the same response from Red Dot. They...

I got the same response from Red Dot. They pointed me in the direction of Kriton at Aperture. Will let you know how it goes with them.
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE - Film 05-02-2018
Replies: 16
Views: 2,009
Posted By zuikologist
I hope you like it , really nice compact kit.

I hope you like it , really nice compact kit.
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE - Film 04-29-2018
Replies: 16
Views: 2,009
Posted By zuikologist
Congratulations on the new kit. I have one of the...

Congratulations on the new kit. I have one of the 3d printed grips on my cl. It is a good fit and really improves handling.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 04-29-2018
Replies: 1,695
Views: 434,801
Posted By zuikologist
Beautiful light, lovely shot.

Beautiful light, lovely shot.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 04-29-2018
Replies: 1,695
Views: 434,801
Posted By zuikologist
I like it too. Nice work. Also like the name of...

I like it too. Nice work. Also like the name of your 6x7!
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 04-29-2018
Replies: 16
Views: 782
Posted By zuikologist
3d print a replacement part?

3d print a replacement part?
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 04-20-2018
Replies: 79
Views: 11,556
Posted By zuikologist
I suspect the price might be less than the...

I suspect the price might be less than the 50/1.1, just because that was a flagship lens in some sense. Interesting to see a modern Sonnar in action - there aren't many around.
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 04-19-2018
Replies: 31
Views: 7,166
Posted By zuikologist
Good idea. It can't be less pretty than a...

Good idea. It can't be less pretty than a half-bare door.
Forum: Scale Focus 35's 03-04-2018
Replies: 1
Views: 989
Posted By zuikologist
Free to a good home: Minox 35mm f2.8

This came from a dead Minox 35 with a view to adapting to NEX - I have never got round to the second part and likely never will so needs a new home. All the parts are in a jiffy bag and I will put...
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-01-2018
Replies: 1,852
Sticky: Camera Work
Views: 276,339
Posted By zuikologist
I keep coming back to this thread - enough...

I keep coming back to this thread - enough viewing and reading here for many years. Thanks to the OP and contributors.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 02-15-2018
Replies: 67
Views: 2,531
Posted By zuikologist
Yes of course, I am too busy playing with Sony...

Yes of course, I am too busy playing with Sony NEX these days!
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 02-15-2018
Replies: 67
Views: 2,531
Posted By zuikologist
for something different try here (no affiliation...

for something different try here (no affiliation to the seller etc)....
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 01-19-2018
Replies: 29
Views: 1,883
Posted By zuikologist
Is that pincushion distortion or the projection...

Is that pincushion distortion or the projection of the framelines onto a curved lens surface.
Forum: Fuji X Series 01-12-2018
Replies: 10
Views: 1,031
Posted By zuikologist
I have the Fuji grip on an XE1 - works well, not...

I have the Fuji grip on an XE1 - works well, not too obtrusive and they are very low cost these days (mine was £9)
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 01-04-2018
Replies: 91
Views: 4,225
Posted By zuikologist
How about an M6 or one of the Cosina bodies, if...

How about an M6 or one of the Cosina bodies, if only looking for a starter in film?
Forum: Olympus RF 12-16-2017
Replies: 11
Views: 3,530
Posted By zuikologist
The metal Olympus 50/1.8 hood is cheap and works...

The metal Olympus 50/1.8 hood is cheap and works well. The rectangular Pentax 28/3.5 hood also looks good and works well.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-01-2017
Replies: 35
Views: 1,672
Posted By zuikologist
Possibly a dud battery?

Possibly a dud battery?
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 11-27-2017
Replies: 11
Views: 1,074
Posted By zuikologist
Sometimes mushy light seals can gum up the reset...

Sometimes mushy light seals can gum up the reset spring - may just need a clean with lighter fluid.
Forum: Scale Focus 35's 11-13-2017
Replies: 4
Views: 1,478
Posted By zuikologist
Hi the Himatic G has a 46mm thread size. Generic...

Hi the Himatic G has a 46mm thread size. Generic lens hoods are available on ebay or Minolta made one (not sure of model number), or use two filters stacked together, with the glass knocked out of...
Forum: Canon Rangefinders - Peter Dechert and Peter Kitchingman 10-21-2017
Replies: 8
Views: 2,154
Posted By zuikologist
I think there is a pin in the hotshoe that...

I think there is a pin in the hotshoe that depresses when a flash is in the shoe - do you have a hotshoe cover in place lace or is the pin stuck in its place?
Forum: Optics Theory - 10-20-2017
Replies: 100
Views: 6,911
Posted By zuikologist
I agree on the Pentax, gorgeous colour. Converted...

I agree on the Pentax, gorgeous colour. Converted black and white also looks good.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount Copies 10-20-2017
Replies: 6
Views: 2,582
Posted By zuikologist
I agree about the rough focus, it feels like some...

I agree about the rough focus, it feels like some of the CV lenses when their lubrication has dried out.

In my experience, the maxim7m aperture is small enough and the lens wide enough that focus...
Forum: Scale Focus 35's 10-20-2017
Replies: 50
Views: 4,136
Posted By zuikologist
Very cool effect.

Very cool effect.
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 10-05-2017
Replies: 1
Views: 681
Posted By zuikologist
Is there a PC sync socket?

Is there a PC sync socket?
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-02-2017
Replies: 5
Views: 894
Posted By zuikologist
Likewise thank you, very interesting and...

Likewise thank you, very interesting and impressive. Brigitte Lacombe is another photographer new to me as is the Charlie Rose link in her website.
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-31-2017
Replies: 90
Views: 2,760
Posted By zuikologist
conspiratiorial

conspiratiorial
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 08-21-2017
Replies: 3
Views: 1,065
Posted By zuikologist
Possibly Asahi...

Possibly Asahi Photo

http://www.asahiphoto.co.uk/

The 67 is/was a professional camera so might be serviced by someone like Sendean

http://www.sendeancameras.co.uk/

It doesn't sound like your...
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE - Film 08-14-2017
Replies: 33
Views: 6,792
Posted By zuikologist
The 3D printed grips have turned up on eBay,...

The 3D printed grips have turned up on eBay, interested but a little pricey compared to costs quoted elsewhere on this...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 07-15-2017
Replies: 42
Views: 3,245
Posted By zuikologist
Oly AF mini and Leica/Panasonic clones, Oly mju...

Oly AF mini and Leica/Panasonic clones, Oly mju 1, Ricoh FF series
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-12-2017
Replies: 8
Views: 479
Posted By zuikologist
I just returned yesterday from my first visit...

I just returned yesterday from my first visit there. We did the Miami - Key West drive and back in a day, which is crazy, but some of the nearer Keys look interesting with some beautiful views. Also...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 06-13-2017
Replies: 5
Views: 628
Posted By zuikologist
"I set it in the tray with all the other screws...

"I set it in the tray with all the other screws so it wouldn't get lost again".

It is at this point that I forget which screw is for which camera...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-08-2017
Replies: 130
Views: 6,085
Posted By zuikologist
Back in the 1980s - Leica M3 and 50 Summarit for...

Back in the 1980s - Leica M3 and 50 Summarit for £50.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-19-2017
Replies: 13
Views: 854
Posted By zuikologist
Very good :-)

Very good :-)
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-11-2017
Replies: 106
Views: 3,635
Posted By zuikologist
Around that time I dug out my Pentax MX and...

Around that time I dug out my Pentax MX and 50/1.7 having used a Minolta AFZ P&S for years before that, mainly because of my first trip to NYC. I also took along a 24/2 Vivitar lens a Tokina zoom....
Forum: Leica SL 05-03-2017
Replies: 13
Views: 2,096
Posted By zuikologist
I like the low contrast mood of this photo, not...

I like the low contrast mood of this photo, not sure about the composition - slightly unsettling somehow, it feels not quite "rule of thirds".
Forum: Fuji X Series 05-03-2017
Replies: 22
Views: 2,234
Posted By zuikologist
That is a good point - not sure if the Fuji...

That is a good point - not sure if the Fuji sensor is essentially ISO-less in any case and adjustments done in post, though you would think Fuji would adhere to "standard" exposure.

To the OP - I...
Forum: Fuji X Series 05-02-2017
Replies: 22
Views: 2,234
Posted By zuikologist
A few questions: Is the ISO consistent between...

A few questions: Is the ISO consistent between meters and camera (or is the camera set to auto ISO)? Is the exposure comp set to -2ev accidentally? Is the Oly lens working properly?
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 04-28-2017
Replies: 24
Views: 1,378
Posted By zuikologist
Would that only work for B setting?

Would that only work for B setting?
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 04-28-2017
Replies: 6
Views: 852
Posted By zuikologist
I would suggest a film drop pouch from Lowepro,...

I would suggest a film drop pouch from Lowepro, very low cost at least in the UK from Ffordes, or would the Camera Hunter plastic cases fit FILCAs?
Forum: Fixed Lens 35mm RF 04-20-2017
Replies: 13
Views: 3,512
Posted By zuikologist
Joe Sorry for my lack of clarity. I was...

Joe

Sorry for my lack of clarity. I was referring to the battery adaptor kit.
Forum: Fixed Lens 35mm RF 04-20-2017
Replies: 13
Views: 3,512
Posted By zuikologist
Joe, nice photos, I like the first one a lot. The...

Joe, nice photos, I like the first one a lot. The focusing lever must help in handing such a small camera.

Can I ask where you got the adaptor kit as it would probably be useful across a few cameras.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-20-2017
Replies: 8
Views: 848
Posted By zuikologist
the MG was to all intents and purposes a...

the MG was to all intents and purposes a remarketed ME. Great viewfinder, aperture priority with exposure compensation through +/-2 EV, really nice viewfinder, very compact and very nice with the...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 02-26-2017
Replies: 298
Views: 40,080
Posted By zuikologist
I find the MX and ME finders have more snap and...

I find the MX and ME finders have more snap and easier to focus than the OMs and the P30 finder is fantastic for a budget camera.

It's great to have so many film SLRs to use and compare - all...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 02-17-2017
Replies: 18
Views: 1,525
Posted By zuikologist
My bet would be on a mispositioned or slipped...

My bet would be on a mispositioned or slipped mirror or focusing screen. One way to test is to focus on an object at a known distance using the focusing scale on a prime lens and at a fixed aperture...
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 02-15-2017
Replies: 14
Views: 2,296
Posted By zuikologist
Why not go with one body for even lighter travel,...

Why not go with one body for even lighter travel, or do you want a backup?
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 02-15-2017
Replies: 6
Views: 1,351
Posted By zuikologist
Can't afford one, but these look great and not...

Can't afford one, but these look great and not typical camera bags.
Forum: Off Topic 02-08-2017
Replies: 24
Views: 1,533
Posted By zuikologist
The full comment sounds even more idiotic. Glad I...

The full comment sounds even more idiotic. Glad I am good enough to warrant owning a Leica, even if it is P&S.
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 02-05-2017
Replies: 21
Views: 2,071
Posted By zuikologist
Try a Leica double lens mount (cap?) and then...

Try a Leica double lens mount (cap?) and then into a small neoprene pouch. If really small lenses, they can fit side by side in a hard case for glasses or one of the small Pure radio hard cases for...
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-20-2017
Replies: 28
Views: 1,854
Posted By zuikologist
Ffordes has a new Yashica yellow 46mm filter for...

Ffordes has a new Yashica yellow 46mm filter for £8.99, or buy a 46-49mm/52mm step ring and your choices will be much wider.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-08-2017
Replies: 30
Views: 2,488
Posted By zuikologist
It does. Works well.

It does. Works well.
Forum: Digital Compacts 01-08-2017
Replies: 1,198
Views: 246,540
Posted By zuikologist
Really like this - it could be the beginning of...

Really like this - it could be the beginning of an interesting movie.
Forum: Digital Compacts 01-08-2017
Replies: 1,198
Views: 246,540
Posted By zuikologist
Very nice. Apart from being technically good,...

Very nice. Apart from being technically good, his/her comical look makes me smile.
Forum: Fixed Lens 35mm RF 01-06-2017
Replies: 11
Views: 1,888
Posted By zuikologist
Is this possibly because the Auto S3 had a GN...

Is this possibly because the Auto S3 had a GN flash system based on focused distance?
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-06-2017
Replies: 30
Views: 2,488
Posted By zuikologist
I should have said TV and Program (not manual...

I should have said TV and Program (not manual mode) - apologies. Some of the other models with on body aperture control are more suited to this lens. However, the tiny size makes this a really nice...
Forum: Fixed Lens 35mm RF 01-06-2017
Replies: 11
Views: 1,888
Posted By zuikologist
This is one of the earliest fixed lens RF cameras...

This is one of the earliest fixed lens RF cameras I bought after succumbing to RFF. Really nice lens and robust body/rf mechanism, usually with some fog in the vf. If you find a good one they tend to...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-06-2017
Replies: 30
Views: 2,488
Posted By zuikologist
The ZX-5 (MZ 5 over here) is very nice - I use an...

The ZX-5 (MZ 5 over here) is very nice - I use an OME 53 on mine due to poor eyesight, and the most recent plastic fantastic lenses - 35/2.4 and 50/1.8, both full frame, as well as the 40/2.8 pancake...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-06-2017
Replies: 30
Views: 2,488
Posted By zuikologist
Agreed, you will be surprised at the little...

Agreed, you will be surprised at the little marvel.

If going for a used K5, try to find the K5IIs, the one without AA filter - amazing image quality and improved low light AF over the older model.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-03-2017
Replies: 2
Views: 707
Posted By zuikologist
Be wary of a ding on the MX prism - check the...

Be wary of a ding on the MX prism - check the meter works. The electronics run on a flexible board over the prism. otherwise, both look like good deals for working cameras.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-03-2017
Replies: 11
Views: 1,183
Posted By zuikologist
Hi, I cannot see any of your images. Perhaps...

Hi, I cannot see any of your images. Perhaps relink?
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 12-17-2016
Replies: 39
Views: 3,025
Posted By zuikologist
Thanks also, I have a couple of these straps, no...

Thanks also, I have a couple of these straps, no problems so far.

A wire tie is a good idea and unobtrusive.
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-06-2016
Replies: 4
Views: 895
Posted By zuikologist
Thank you, really interesting.

Thank you, really interesting.
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-01-2016
Replies: 1
Views: 484
Posted By zuikologist
Hoya used to make a three filter close up set...

Hoya used to make a three filter close up set which came in a small hard case and is ideal for three small filters if you remove/discard the close up filters.
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 11-25-2016
Replies: 90
Views: 101,184
Posted By zuikologist
I have a couple of rolls of Fuji 120, NPS160 I...

I have a couple of rolls of Fuji 120, NPS160 I think - will dig it out.
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 11-25-2016
Replies: 13
Views: 1,664
Posted By zuikologist
There are plenty of petal hoods on eBay, you will...

There are plenty of petal hoods on eBay, you will need to check these work for your fov. Alternatively, the square hoods for the Colin filter system or similar might work.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-19-2016
Replies: 307
Views: 42,533
Posted By zuikologist
Kostyra, really impressive and consistent series....

Kostyra, really impressive and consistent series. Any thoughts of producing a book?
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 11-19-2016
Replies: 13
Views: 1,359
Posted By zuikologist
Pippy please let us know how you get on, given...

Pippy please let us know how you get on, given there are no hits for a J11 115mm lens the engraving error cannot be common. Possibly a prototype lens?
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-18-2016
Replies: 90
Views: 5,200
Posted By zuikologist
I wish I had done that this morning as someone...

I wish I had done that this morning as someone dressed in full Darth Vader came striding down the middle of the road at me.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-18-2016
Replies: 123
Views: 8,436
Posted By zuikologist
M4 with Canon 35/2 and Pentax Q with 8mm/1.9,...

M4 with Canon 35/2 and Pentax Q with 8mm/1.9, notebook, papers, ipad and pens. Been that way for weeks - just too busy rushing around to take any photos.
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 11-17-2016
Replies: 8
Views: 1,279
Posted By zuikologist
Interesting website, thanks for the link.

Interesting website, thanks for the link.
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 11-15-2016
Replies: 8
Views: 1,280
Posted By zuikologist
I would contact Mr Zhou via the two US ebay...

I would contact Mr Zhou via the two US ebay listings - I am sure he would ship to Europe. I bought a Leica CL case this way.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-14-2016
Replies: 5
Views: 785
Posted By zuikologist
Interesting story and photos, thanks for sharing.

Interesting story and photos, thanks for sharing.
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-12-2016
Replies: 51
Views: 6,323
Posted By zuikologist
Why take the risk given the feedback, use...

Why take the risk given the feedback, use something like RFF classifieds or a brick and mortar store where you can take things back.
Forum: Travel 11-12-2016
Replies: 5
Views: 916
Posted By zuikologist
Did not know about these, thanks for the HU.

Did not know about these, thanks for the HU.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-12-2016
Replies: 10
Views: 873
Posted By zuikologist
Thanks for this, I did not know there were...

Thanks for this, I did not know there were multiple versions.
Forum: Fixed Lens 35mm RF 11-12-2016
Replies: 107
Views: 31,702
Posted By zuikologist
Agree with the above, the condition is as...

Agree with the above, the condition is as critical as the original specification. My favourites are the Oly SP and Yashica GX. Of those on the list, I have a good Oly RC - it has great contrast and...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 11-12-2016
Replies: 19
Views: 2,166
Posted By zuikologist
Shah, continuing the great with the new set. I...

Shah, continuing the great with the new set. I would try as Ko.fe said to convert some to BW for consistency with the first set. Still good work though, really interesting project.
Forum: DIYS Modifications 11-11-2016
Replies: 17
Views: 3,115
Posted By zuikologist
Nice work! Would be interested in how you got the...

Nice work! Would be interested in how you got the lens out - I managed to destroy one recently trying the same thing.
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-09-2016
Replies: 51
Views: 6,323
Posted By zuikologist
Bluntly, stay away, he is a con man.

Bluntly, stay away, he is a con man.
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-03-2016
Replies: 8
Views: 1,071
Posted By zuikologist
Interesting, thanks for sharing.

Interesting, thanks for sharing.
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 11-03-2016
Replies: 9
Views: 1,601
Posted By zuikologist
That is sad, perhaps a sign of a reduced slr...

That is sad, perhaps a sign of a reduced slr market (or not).

Does the Df have the same viewfinder as older Nikon dslrs? Perhaps a used Katseye screen might be available this way?
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 11-02-2016
Replies: 5
Views: 1,065
Posted By zuikologist
Take the bottom plate off, you may be able to see...

Take the bottom plate off, you may be able to see a loose link or spring come adrift.
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 11-01-2016
Replies: 17
Views: 1,935
Posted By zuikologist
Johan Niels may be able to help....

Johan Niels may be able to help.

http://www.johanniels.com/index.php/camera-gear-articles/27-konica-hexar-af-the-ultimate-compact-camera
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 11-01-2016
Replies: 20
Views: 2,128
Posted By zuikologist
Is the lens fully intact. The Ultron has a...

Is the lens fully intact. The Ultron has a reputation for coming apart over time.
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 10-27-2016
Replies: 20
Views: 2,461
Posted By zuikologist
Looks to be around £100-125 on Amazon or a little...

Looks to be around £100-125 on Amazon or a little less on eBay. I see Amazon UK has the Lens Turbo II for Minolta MD to NEX - first time I have seen it.
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 10-27-2016
Replies: 20
Views: 2,461
Posted By zuikologist
I have not seen an MD to FX or NEX so this is...

I have not seen an MD to FX or NEX so this is interesting. I have Zhongyi II in various mounts for NEX and they work well, eliminating most/all of the blue dot flare that was common for version I. I...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 10-26-2016
Replies: 19
Views: 2,792
Posted By zuikologist
These look good - are they wide open without...

These look good - are they wide open without aperture blades?
Forum: Fixed Lens 35mm RF 10-26-2016
Replies: 267
Views: 105,784
Posted By zuikologist
The SP viewfinder (at least a clean one) seems to...

The SP viewfinder (at least a clean one) seems to have more contrast, along with the Rollei XF35 with the round RF patch - perhaps coated vf optics?
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 10-21-2016
Replies: 6
Views: 818
Posted By zuikologist
I use the same 48/49mm step ring with the...

I use the same 48/49mm step ring with the straight hood from a Minolta himatic E.

I have found the flared rubber hoods I own block the RF window and patch as well as the VF.
Forum: Fuji Digital General Discussion 10-21-2016
Replies: 6
Views: 1,673
Posted By zuikologist
I suppose A7/XPro 2 is a more fair comparison....

I suppose A7/XPro 2 is a more fair comparison. the GXR with A12 and evf is probably 35% of the price of either of those bodies new. I have never had problems with the GXR evf except it slightly...
Forum: Fuji Digital General Discussion 10-20-2016
Replies: 6
Views: 1,673
Posted By zuikologist
Good point. The gxr sensor also works better with...

Good point. The gxr sensor also works better with some wide RF lenses, even if it is "old" technology.
Forum: Fuji Digital General Discussion 10-20-2016
Replies: 6
Views: 1,673
Posted By zuikologist
The OVF would be the biggest difference as 35mm...

The OVF would be the biggest difference as 35mm is near normal focal length on apsc. No OVF on the gxr. The EVF is also an add in for the gxr which slightly changes handling and size, but still...
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 10-20-2016
Replies: 8
Views: 1,280
Posted By zuikologist
Would a Zhou case do the...

Would a Zhou case do the job?


http://cameraquest.com/jpg5/rffRDd.jpg


http://cameraquest.com/jpg5/rffRDa.jpg
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 10-14-2016
Replies: 11
Views: 1,227
Posted By zuikologist
Thanks for sharing - excellent interview. Nice to...

Thanks for sharing - excellent interview. Nice to see the coverage on mainstream television.
Forum: Fixed Lens 35mm RF 10-12-2016
Replies: 58
Views: 4,895
Posted By zuikologist
Does it have to be a rangefinder? If not, one of...

Does it have to be a rangefinder? If not, one of the tough mid-80s slrs such as an F3 with pancake 50mm might do the job.
Forum: Sony Alpha / NEX News / General Discussion 10-11-2016
Replies: 13
Views: 2,887
Posted By zuikologist
Gotta love the NEX7. I must confess to having...

Gotta love the NEX7.

I must confess to having one in store in case my main body fails one day.
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 10-10-2016
Replies: 9
Views: 1,246
Posted By zuikologist
I use an Ultrapod II. Small and secure but need a...

I use an Ultrapod II. Small and secure but need a ledge or wall to be really useful.
Forum: Sony Alpha / NEX News / General Discussion 10-09-2016
Replies: 13
Views: 2,887
Posted By zuikologist
I may be in a minority of one, but have found the...

I may be in a minority of one, but have found the tri nav system less useful than the back control wheel and one button click for exposure compensation. I am usually in aperture priority mode and...
Forum: Sony Alpha / NEX News / General Discussion 10-08-2016
Replies: 13
Views: 2,887
Posted By zuikologist
Both cameras have amazing spec. I am still on an...

Both cameras have amazing spec. I am still on an NEX7 - for me this has the best shutter button feel of any NEX camera and the IQ is still superb. AF is good enough and build quality excellent. If I...
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 10-06-2016
Replies: 8
Views: 1,379
Posted By zuikologist
Very nice. I like the first one alot - the...

Very nice. I like the first one alot - the colours remind me of Cape Light, Joel Meyerowitz.
Forum: Half Frames / Subminiatures 10-04-2016
Replies: 6
Views: 3,078
Posted By zuikologist
Similar to Olympus 35sp - it needs a case to stop...

Similar to Olympus 35sp - it needs a case to stop current flowing. Even then, removing the battery for longer term storage was recommended.
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-03-2016
Replies: 5
Views: 761
Posted By zuikologist
Beer should help :-) Please post some photos if...

Beer should help :-)

Please post some photos if you get a chance.
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-03-2016
Replies: 5
Views: 761
Posted By zuikologist
This looks very cool. Enjoy the weekend.

This looks very cool. Enjoy the weekend.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 09-28-2016
Replies: 4
Views: 732
Posted By zuikologist
Daniel, I am sorry to hear about your accident...

Daniel, I am sorry to hear about your accident and wish you a full recovery. It is probably not practical to order a print from the UK but I did take a look at your website - must say your street...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 09-22-2016
Replies: 4
Views: 876
Posted By zuikologist
I prefer the rubber focusing ring as it is easier...

I prefer the rubber focusing ring as it is easier to differentiate by feel from the aperture ring. Either would be a fine lens. Great match for the Pentax MX I use the lens on.
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-20-2016
Replies: 14
Views: 1,188
Posted By zuikologist
The Internet suggests mass produced aspheric...

The Internet suggests mass produced aspheric lenses:

http://kodak.3106.net/index.php?p=205
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 09-18-2016
Replies: 14
Views: 2,124
Posted By zuikologist
It is a pretty good lens, compact, stabilised and...

It is a pretty good lens, compact, stabilised and quiet focus. Are you ok using the evf for this lens?
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-16-2016
Replies: 8
Views: 977
Posted By zuikologist
Good question. It does have the feel of film. I...

Good question. It does have the feel of film. I love the way the starlight is shining through the aurora. The full width shot here -...
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-16-2016
Replies: 8
Views: 977
Posted By zuikologist
The B+W aurora, Sirius composite and Hong Kong...

The B+W aurora, Sirius composite and Hong Kong star trails are my favourites, but frankly they are all really impressive.
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 09-16-2016
Replies: 136
Views: 9,651
Posted By zuikologist
Unfortunately I will not be able to make it...

Unfortunately I will not be able to make it across the pond but wish you every success.
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-16-2016
Replies: 8
Views: 977
Posted By zuikologist
Some very cool astro photography

Some new and creative approaches to astro photography: astronomy photographer of the year 2016.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-37337537
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 09-12-2016
Replies: 52
Views: 5,442
Posted By zuikologist
Super, really enjoyable series. They give a...

Super, really enjoyable series. They give a flavour of the UK outside London, really refreshing. Thank you
Forum: Fuji X Series 09-06-2016
Replies: 20
Views: 3,068
Posted By zuikologist
Can the Xp1 be set up as effectively an "ISO...

Can the Xp1 be set up as effectively an "ISO less" camera where it is possible to set a base level ISO and recover in-post?
Forum: Fuji X Series 09-05-2016
Replies: 20
Views: 3,068
Posted By zuikologist
Dee, my apologies. I think I first mentioned this...

Dee, my apologies. I think I first mentioned this in another thread - it was not meant as an insult but actually as a comment from a fellow "point & shooter" using the same set up, in so far as I...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 09-03-2016
Replies: 4
Views: 1,254
Posted By zuikologist
Yup, looks like an old style Fuji disposable.

Yup, looks like an old style Fuji disposable.
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 09-03-2016
Replies: 3
Views: 1,088
Posted By zuikologist
Dee, interesting thoughts. Seems almost like...

Dee, interesting thoughts. Seems almost like using a point & shoot in a more relaxed manner? Would love to see some photos if you want to share.
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 08-28-2016
Replies: 7
Views: 1,702
Posted By zuikologist
Thanks for the link - super film.

Thanks for the link - super film.
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 08-27-2016
Replies: 7
Views: 1,702
Posted By zuikologist
Not someone I knew of. Love the 60s and 70s look...

Not someone I knew of. Love the 60s and 70s look of Colin's reportage work and will look up his book.

Thanks for sharing.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-24-2016
Replies: 20
Views: 2,226
Posted By zuikologist
Ruby, a pleasure to meet today. I will post some...

Ruby, a pleasure to meet today. I will post some shots taken with the beautiful 300mm Pentax.
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-20-2016
Replies: 363
Views: 24,804
Posted By zuikologist
1 Pentax MX 2 Olympus OM2n 3 Bessa R 4 Olympus...

1 Pentax MX
2 Olympus OM2n
3 Bessa R
4 Olympus Trip 35
5= Ricoh GR - all types, film and digi
5= Konica Hexar AF
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-14-2016
Replies: 20
Views: 2,226
Posted By zuikologist
Fantastic, thank you. Would be interested to know...

Fantastic, thank you. Would be interested to know your experience with the MX. I am in the West End so will coordinate a time to meet.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-14-2016
Replies: 20
Views: 2,226
Posted By zuikologist
Nick, thanks - I see you have an MX too :)

Nick, thanks - I see you have an MX too :)
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 08-14-2016
Replies: 19
Views: 2,166
Posted By zuikologist
The original processing has an advertising feel,...

The original processing has an advertising feel, which I like but perhaps too much for a whole portfolio of photos. The more natural treatment works well. The colour shots are show the beautiful...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-13-2016
Replies: 20
Views: 2,226
Posted By zuikologist
Or even on an MX. Ruby, not sure how this is...

Or even on an MX.

Ruby, not sure how this is supposed to work but would be delighted to take up the 300 M* and perhaps pay it forward with a donation of another item here.
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE - Film 08-02-2016
Replies: 10
Views: 2,543
Posted By zuikologist
The CL has a nice finder and should have a patch...

The CL has a nice finder and should have a patch similar to an M4. Something does not sound right with yours.
Forum: Fixed Lens 35mm RF 08-02-2016
Replies: 40
Views: 6,596
Posted By zuikologist
Rioch 500GX or Chinon 35eeII - both about the...

Rioch 500GX or Chinon 35eeII - both about the same size as the Oly RC, metered manual and shutter or aperture priority respectively. Cheap as chips. I always found these both produced relatively...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 07-30-2016
Replies: 4
Views: 1,186
Posted By zuikologist
Those are microscopes - wow! What is the routine...

Those are microscopes - wow!

What is the routine for maintenance or a cla?
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 07-23-2016
Replies: 6
Views: 1,154
Posted By zuikologist
Does this...

Does this help?

http://blia101photo.blogspot.ca/2013/12/canonet-ql25-sticky-shutter-repair.html
Forum: Fuji X Series 07-08-2016
Replies: 6
Views: 955
Posted By zuikologist
Send it in my direction if you don't go for it :)

Send it in my direction if you don't go for it :)
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 07-08-2016
Replies: 13
Views: 1,612
Posted By zuikologist
Sorry to hear that. It sounds like the wire from...

Sorry to hear that. It sounds like the wire from the clip is corroded and has probably now broken form the clip.
Forum: Fuji X Series 07-08-2016
Replies: 6
Views: 955
Posted By zuikologist
That is a very good price for the body if in good...

That is a very good price for the body if in good condition and all working.

Why not use the 35/2.5 with LTM adaptor on the XPro 1- it is compact and should work well with the XPro1.
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 07-07-2016
Replies: 13
Views: 1,612
Posted By zuikologist
I would shoot in both modes and all...

I would shoot in both modes and all apertures/shutter speeds and just see what happens.

One other thing to look at - is the battery chamber and cap dry after cleaning, there may be a short circuit...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 07-07-2016
Replies: 13
Views: 1,612
Posted By zuikologist
Try exercising the camera for say 100 shots, it...

Try exercising the camera for say 100 shots, it might dislodge some corrosion causing a short circuit.
Forum: Optics Theory - 07-03-2016
Replies: 36
Views: 18,554
Posted By zuikologist
Many thanks, very interesting. This should be a...

Many thanks, very interesting. This should be a sticky thread for anyone wishing to locate this information.
Forum: Nikon Historical Society 07-03-2016
Replies: 8
Views: 2,496
Posted By zuikologist
From a total Nikon ignoramous - what is the...

From a total Nikon ignoramous - what is the relevance of the underside of the wind lever?
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-02-2016
Replies: 11
Views: 1,066
Posted By zuikologist
IIt send my film to Photoexpress in Hull for...

IIt send my film to Photoexpress in Hull for process and scan. Good quality and price and quick turnaround.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 06-10-2016
Replies: 17
Views: 2,544
Posted By zuikologist
I don't have any experience of the earlier...

I don't have any experience of the earlier cameras, but I have used three Spotmatics over a long time, and all were reliable and can endorse them as fine cameras.
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 06-10-2016
Replies: 38
Views: 4,295
Posted By zuikologist
Surely the same for most "great" photographers....

Surely the same for most "great" photographers. The Magnum Contact Sheet book is instructive in this regard.


This is their archive - they can't all be great...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 06-05-2016
Replies: 38
Views: 4,295
Posted By zuikologist
Gns and Luis you sum up Lartigue's contribution...

Gns and Luis you sum up Lartigue's contribution very well. Having seen the exhibition of his work at the Hayward Gallery a few years ago, I would very much agree.
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 05-28-2016
Replies: 5
Views: 1,011
Posted By zuikologist
Good to hear. How is the build quality?

Good to hear. How is the build quality?
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 05-28-2016
Replies: 5
Views: 1,011
Posted By zuikologist
It does look somewhat exposed and possibly prone...

It does look somewhat exposed and possibly prone to breakage.
Forum: Digital Compacts 05-27-2016
Replies: 5
Views: 1,426
Posted By zuikologist
That is sad to hear. Probably stupid questions:...

That is sad to hear. Probably stupid questions: are the contacts clean and the finder firmly seated? Is there any life if you move the finder up/down through 90 degrees - the joint is apparently a...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-25-2016
Replies: 9
Views: 1,398
Posted By zuikologist
You may need to watch out for the aperture...

You may need to watch out for the aperture actuator on K mount lenses fouling the mirror on Canon DSLRs. Nikon, Olympus, M42, Konica should all work well with an adaptor.

This might work...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 05-07-2016
Replies: 1
Views: 650
Posted By zuikologist
From memory it is a 41mm filter size and 42mm...

From memory it is a 41mm filter size and 42mm slip on hood. Perhaps a tight fitting 43mm hood (more common size) would work.
Forum: Olympus RF 05-04-2016
Replies: 4
Views: 1,712
Posted By zuikologist
Sorry for the late reply. I will take a look...

Sorry for the late reply. I will take a look tonight.
Forum: Olympus RF 04-26-2016
Replies: 4
Views: 1,712
Posted By zuikologist
I asked the same question a long time ago. I...

I asked the same question a long time ago. I believe it is a very fine hair trigger spring that may have moved out of position.

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=72127
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 04-22-2016
Replies: 12
Views: 1,766
Posted By zuikologist
Chris, thanks for the heads up.

Chris, thanks for the heads up.
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 04-22-2016
Replies: 12
Views: 1,766
Posted By zuikologist
Thank you for the link. for some reason it does...

Thank you for the link. for some reason it does not work for me, will do a google search. It would be nice to have an M3 with a functioning covering.
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 04-22-2016
Replies: 12
Views: 1,766
Posted By zuikologist
Sounds very good. Do you know if they do...

Sounds very good. Do you know if they do Vulcanite replacement for something else? Griptac or similar.
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE - Film 04-02-2016
Replies: 9
Views: 3,033
Posted By zuikologist
I would suggest firstly cleaning the battery and...

I would suggest firstly cleaning the battery and battery contacts, even if they look clean. Also, if not in regular use, fire the shutter and exercise the meter contacts to displace and dirt or...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 04-01-2016
Replies: 10
Views: 1,273
Posted By zuikologist
Thanks to Michael for the link and for the heads...

Thanks to Michael for the link and for the heads up at the Photographers Gallery. I will try to get there tomorrow.
Forum: Fuji X Series 03-31-2016
Replies: 4
Views: 1,523
Posted By zuikologist
The first one is fantastic! Where is this...

The first one is fantastic! Where is this beautiful place?
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-26-2016
Replies: 3,766
Views: 719,955
Posted By zuikologist
Really like your work. Excellent images with the...

Really like your work. Excellent images with the Zuiko lenses. I just picked up a 5d to use mine full-frame.
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