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Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 08-06-2019
Replies: 386
Views: 35,862
Posted By Derek Leath
This lens is for sale at MW Camera in...

This lens is for sale at MW Camera in London.
Will it work ok on M film camera's?
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-02-2019
Replies: 51
Views: 1,632
Posted By Derek Leath
I do sometimes. I have two M3's and one M2. Plus...

I do sometimes. I have two M3's and one M2. Plus a few LTM.
But most of the time I just pick the one I want to shoot with that day.
Forum: Xpan & Other Panoramics 07-15-2019
Replies: 1,860
Views: 373,866
Posted By Derek Leath
Here are a few shots from my...

Here are a few shots from my Xpan.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48284051751_676f005806_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2gyGooT)
TheYard (https://flic.kr/p/2gyGooT) by
Derek Leath...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 07-10-2019
Replies: 3
Views: 391
Posted By Derek Leath
Thanks for the reply. I'm sure I'll end up buying...

Thanks for the reply. I'm sure I'll end up buying it.
Cheers
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 07-09-2019
Replies: 3
Views: 391
Posted By Derek Leath
IIIB Question No Germany

Hello all.
I have A friend who wants to sell me his IIIb, and I noticed that the Germany is missing under Wetzlar and the bottom plate does not have Zu or Auf with open and close. Can anyone give...
Forum: Xpan & Other Panoramics 07-08-2019
Replies: 1,860
Views: 373,866
Posted By Derek Leath
These are very cool

These are very cool
Forum: Xpan & Other Panoramics 07-06-2019
Replies: 10
Views: 8,893
Posted By Derek Leath
Mine Xpan has 113.

Mine Xpan has 113.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-05-2019
Replies: 37
Views: 3,707
Posted By Derek Leath
I fixed a MR, had to clean it about 5 times with...

I fixed a MR, had to clean it about 5 times with electronic cleaner and scrape corrosion off.
Seems OK now.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 07-02-2019
Replies: 27
Views: 1,112
Posted By Derek Leath
Guide I made in Illustrator

Not sure if this will work, but I made a die in Illustrator so I could cut some metal on a Zünd cutter. Works great.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-02-2019
Replies: 183
Views: 20,488
Posted By Derek Leath
Thanks, I try

Thanks, I try
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-01-2019
Replies: 183
Views: 20,488
Posted By Derek Leath
Here are a couple of shots from my M3 5cm CS TMax100

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48163906411_c76da79fcf_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2go5Bnv)
ship (https://flic.kr/p/2go5Bnv) by
Derek Leath (https://www.flickr.com/photos/dietersrover/), on...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 06-30-2019
Replies: 122
Views: 8,808
Posted By Derek Leath
M3 5cm CS with Kodak TMax 100

Here are a few images from todays shoot.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48163906411_c76da79fcf_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2go5Bnv)
ship (https://flic.kr/p/2go5Bnv) by
Derek Leath...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 06-30-2019
Replies: 34
Views: 4,064
Posted By Derek Leath
Recover my M2

When I bought my M2 it had a green skin, not really my style. So, I decided to redo it. I found Hugo's through this thread and just wanted to say I'm very happy with the service and results.
This is...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-28-2019
Replies: 42
Views: 3,322
Posted By Derek Leath
I like to use the meter, because it's easier to...

I like to use the meter, because it's easier to change the shutter speeds.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-28-2019
Replies: 37
Views: 3,707
Posted By Derek Leath
Can you tell me how you fixed it? Thanks

Can you tell me how you fixed it?
Thanks
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-28-2019
Replies: 183
Views: 20,488
Posted By Derek Leath
Leica M3 5cm CS

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48115667498_b40a7e78a4_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2giPnC7)
Playball (https://flic.kr/p/2giPnC7) by
Derek Leath (https://www.flickr.com/photos/dietersrover/), on...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-27-2019
Replies: 44
Views: 2,850
Posted By Derek Leath
I know this is an old thread but...

I use dryer sheets. I sat the camera on top for a few days, and the smell went away.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 06-23-2019
Replies: 122
Views: 8,808
Posted By Derek Leath
Here are a few image shot with my M3 and CS 5cm

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48115557328_53c2193237_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2giNNSC)
Vines (https://flic.kr/p/2giNNSC) by
Derek Leath (https://www.flickr.com/photos/dietersrover/), on...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 06-19-2019
Replies: 205
Views: 71,990
Posted By Derek Leath
Leica IIIC and Canon Serenar 1.8

Here are a few shots with the 5cm Serenar 1.8
I used Lomo 100 and stand Dev witha C-41 Kit. I have the lens on my M2 at the moment and find it to to be on par with the Leica...
Forum: Other RF 06-17-2019
Replies: 3
Views: 476
Posted By Derek Leath
I have cleaned the blades, and now it's working...

I have cleaned the blades, and now it's working great. Slow speeds also.
Here are a few images.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48072674936_349385ffb3_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2gf22r3)Bike...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount Copies 06-17-2019
Replies: 246
Views: 82,937
Posted By Derek Leath
A few images from my M2 and Nikkor HC 5cm F2

Shot on Leica M2, Lomo 100 C-41 Home developed.
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48082824347_120d63a291_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2gfV3uT)Silvermen (https://flic.kr/p/2gfV3uT) by Derek Leath...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 06-15-2019
Replies: 29
Views: 1,094
Posted By Derek Leath
At the lower speeds, I hear a spring like noise...

At the lower speeds, I hear a spring like noise after the shutter closes.
Is that the tap tap tap?
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-15-2019
Replies: 1,187
Views: 336,431
Posted By Derek Leath
I dig the quote.

I dig the quote.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 06-12-2019
Replies: 399
Views: 56,214
Posted By Derek Leath
Leica IIIC Elmar 3.5

Here are a few images shots with my IIIF RD and an Elmar 3.5
Arista EDU 100.

https://flic.kr/s/aHsmEdPzkj
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 06-12-2019
Replies: 2
Views: 434
Posted By Derek Leath
1962 M2 and Arista EDU

Here are a few images taken last week with my 1962 M2 with a 5cm Summitar. Arista EDU 100, dev 15 mins in Adox 1:100 68f

https://flic.kr/s/aHsmEdNMsY
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 06-11-2019
Replies: 29
Views: 1,094
Posted By Derek Leath
The Avatar is not my Land Rover, but one I...

The Avatar is not my Land Rover, but one I photographed.
I have a 1971 Series IIa 88
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-10-2019
Replies: 1
Views: 346
Posted By Derek Leath
Leica Data base?

Hello all
I was wondering if there is a Leica data base, where you could see where your Leica was purchased? Not just the year.

Cheers
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 06-07-2019
Replies: 29
Views: 1,094
Posted By Derek Leath
So true. Even us

So true. Even us
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 06-07-2019
Replies: 29
Views: 1,094
Posted By Derek Leath
Thanks for all the great replies. The M seal is...

Thanks for all the great replies. The M seal is broken on my M2 and it has been re-skinned.
everything seems OK, and I have a roll of film in it for testing.
I guess I'll shoot it for now, then make...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 06-06-2019
Replies: 29
Views: 1,094
Posted By Derek Leath
Previously Serviced? M cameras

Hello all.

I just purchased a nice M2, and it got me wondering if there is a way to tell if it has been service recently?
I know when I get one of my vintage watches serviced, the watch makers leave...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-30-2019
Replies: 1
Views: 205
Posted By Derek Leath
ASA/ISO little center art

Hello all.
I wondering if anyone knows where I can get a replacement center piece for my M3 Film speed indicator. The colour part.

Cheers
Forum: Other RF 05-14-2019
Replies: 3
Views: 476
Posted By Derek Leath
Thanks for the reply. “Yes” I just also found...

Thanks for the reply. “Yes” I just also found this out and you are correct.
I appreciate the input.
Forum: Other RF 05-14-2019
Replies: 3
Views: 476
Posted By Derek Leath
Futura S with a Evar 2.0 50mm

Hello all,

Just got what looks like a nice Futura S.
Speeds after 25th are off, butIm about to put a roll of film in and give it a go.
I tried to look up the manual, but it’s really just a small...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 05-09-2019
Replies: 46
Views: 4,885
Posted By Derek Leath
I have Topcon Super D also, I was thinking about...

I have Topcon Super D also, I was thinking about putting some film through it.
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 05-09-2019
Replies: 46
Views: 4,885
Posted By Derek Leath
I use a Film X-Ray bag. Always works. I think you...

I use a Film X-Ray bag.
Always works.
I think you can still find them on line.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount Copies 04-25-2019
Replies: 8
Views: 511
Posted By Derek Leath
Looks like I'll have to get it fixed. Thanks for...

Looks like I'll have to get it fixed.

Thanks for the input.

I have a IIIc, IIIF RD and a Canon IVsb. Why not use this one too.

Cheers
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-24-2019
Replies: 4
Views: 545
Posted By Derek Leath
I use to shoot Stereo all the time. Pretty cool...

I use to shoot Stereo all the time. Pretty cool stuff. What's really cool is finding some old stereo slides from a family you never met and re-living the event. I also have a 3D projector.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount Copies 04-24-2019
Replies: 8
Views: 511
Posted By Derek Leath
Tower Type 3 To fix or not to fix?

Hello all.
I came across a Nicca, Tower type III last week, it looks pretty good,
but the shutter curtains are trash. I did put some film in and confirmed that there are holes everywhere. If I fix...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 04-22-2019
Replies: 10
Views: 819
Posted By Derek Leath
Nice photos. I use stand dev also, mostly adox...

Nice photos. I use stand dev also, mostly adox 1:100 but for about 45mins.
I also like caffenol. I pre soak for about 5 mins at 20c.
I haven't used Borax, but have used a table spoon of salt.

cheers
Forum: Xpan & Other Panoramics 04-18-2019
Replies: 1,860
Views: 373,866
Posted By Derek Leath
A Few Widelux images

Hello all.

Here are a few Widelux f6 images.

Cheers
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 04-10-2019
Replies: 7
Views: 931
Posted By Derek Leath
What I do

I know this is an old thread, but I use a grey card or colour checker.
Shot a few frames with these cards in the photo, then set you grey, black or white points with the card.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 04-06-2019
Replies: 399
Views: 56,214
Posted By Derek Leath
Leica IIIC Elmar 3.5

Just a couple of shots with my IIIC and FP4.
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 04-04-2019
Replies: 7
Views: 366
Posted By Derek Leath
Thank you.

Thank you.
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 04-04-2019
Replies: 7
Views: 366
Posted By Derek Leath
1/1000th sec Dial a little higher than the rest.

My IVsb shutter dial sits (or clicks into every place), but on 1000 it sits a bit higher. still works, but wondering if it should click into the slot?

Thanks
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 03-30-2019
Replies: 7
Views: 366
Posted By Derek Leath
Seems to fine now, I just cocked The shutter a...

Seems to fine now, I just cocked The shutter a few times. Thanks all
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 03-29-2019
Replies: 7
Views: 366
Posted By Derek Leath
cheers I'll try it

cheers I'll try it
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 03-29-2019
Replies: 7
Views: 366
Posted By Derek Leath
Canon IVsb Shutter speeds OK, dial off

Hello all.

I came across a IVsb and the shutter speeds seem fine, but the dial is off by two places.
500 is bulb 1000 is 25.
If I take the dial off, would I be able to re-align?

thanks
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-18-2019
Replies: 17
Views: 990
Posted By Derek Leath
Hole punch

Hole punch
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