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Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 1 Day Ago
Replies: 27
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Posted By raid
A wonderful looking lens and images with it.

A wonderful looking lens and images with it.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 1 Day Ago
Replies: 22
Views: 620
Posted By raid
I would repair the M6 that you have bought for...

I would repair the M6 that you have bought for only $850.
Forum: RFF News 1 Day Ago
Replies: 95
Views: 4,033
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I have been teaching graduate courses with...

I have been teaching graduate courses with distance learning since over 10 years now. I used to teach courses at UWF where some students were sitting in the classroom while others were logged in from...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 1 Day Ago
Replies: 159
Views: 3,433
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Thanks. I did not this fact. So we can order...

Thanks. I did not this fact. So we can order stuff from Japan.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 1 Day Ago
Replies: 159
Views: 3,433
Posted By raid
Didn't Japan stop all international mail out?

Didn't Japan stop all international mail out?
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 2 Days Ago
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I used to own Nikon F, FE, FM, FE2, FM2, and...

I used to own Nikon F, FE, FM, FE2, FM2, and Nikkormat. I sold them . I kept the F2. It is a very special camera.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 2 Days Ago
Replies: 159
Views: 3,433
Posted By raid
There is no need to go to more and more expensive...

There is no need to go to more and more expensive cameras and lenses here.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 2 Days Ago
Replies: 159
Views: 3,433
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Thanks, Colton. I have a friend who used the LX...

Thanks, Colton. I have a friend who used the LX while I used Canon cameras, such as the AE1, A1, F1, F1n, F1N, T90.
Forum: RFF News 2 Days Ago
Replies: 95
Views: 4,033
Posted By raid
I teach all my university courses via online...

I teach all my university courses via online instruction from our home. It is safer this way.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 2 Days Ago
Replies: 159
Views: 3,433
Posted By raid
What is special about the LX "2000"?

What is special about the LX "2000"?
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 2 Days Ago
Replies: 159
Views: 3,433
Posted By raid
I have several Pentax camera bodies, so getting a...

I have several Pentax camera bodies, so getting a 43mm 1.9 in M42 is a great idea!
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 2 Days Ago
Replies: 159
Views: 3,433
Posted By raid
I have a beautiful MX, but my Pentax-L lens is in...

I have a beautiful MX, but my Pentax-L lens is in LTM.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 2 Days Ago
Replies: 159
Views: 3,433
Posted By raid
A small package: Can you get a clean LX? The...

A small package:

Can you get a clean LX? The 43mm 1.9 lens is top class.
Forum: Photography General Interest 3 Days Ago
Replies: 44
Views: 1,568
Posted By raid
I am glad that this issue has been resolved.

I am glad that this issue has been resolved.
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 3 Days Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 238
Posted By raid
There are already many people without employment...

There are already many people without employment and income, and there will be many more in the coming weeks and months. I wish them good luck and survival, and power to them all.
Forum: RFF Polls 4 Days Ago
Replies: 3,001
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Stay safe. I would stay awAy from any people at...

Stay safe. I would stay awAy from any people at all.
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 4 Days Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 341
Posted By raid
Rob...

Rob K!

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Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 4 Days Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 341
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Lynn! https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgaller...

Lynn!


https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/27021/med_U27021I1585570346.SEQ.0.jpg

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/27021/med_U27021I1585378592.SEQ.0.jpg
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 1 Week Ago
Replies: 32
Views: 574
Posted By raid
Thank you Jim. The scenery brings out the best in...

Thank you Jim. The scenery brings out the best in a photographer.
My suggested round trip: from Las Vegas (arrive by plane) rent a car and drive to the South Rim and then North Rim of the Grand...
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 1 Week Ago
Replies: 32
Views: 574
Posted By raid
Thanks! I find myself being at home and with more...

Thanks! I find myself being at home and with more time for photography than before, but no real time ways to go out and take photos these days. Such newsletters could be lots of fun to go through if...
Forum: Photography General Interest 1 Week Ago
Replies: 71
Views: 4,326
Posted By raid
Does this back work with the old style SWC with...

Does this back work with the old style SWC with the chrome lens?
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 1 Week Ago
Replies: 32
Views: 574
Posted By raid
I started in my apartment practicing with color...

I started in my apartment practicing with color infrared film and finding the right exposure in total darkness. The only source of light were the burners on the old...
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 1 Week Ago
Replies: 32
Views: 574
Posted By raid
I took the infrared film to a local camera store...

I took the infrared film to a local camera store in Blacksburg then. This was in the 1980's. I do not remember their name. They were located at a corner of two small streets downtown. It was close to...
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 1 Week Ago
Replies: 32
Views: 574
Posted By raid
Thank you Helen! I like this :)

Thank you Helen! I like this :)
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 1 Week Ago
Replies: 32
Views: 574
Posted By raid
Thank you, Robert. These are good memories.

Thank you, Robert. These are good memories.
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 1 Week Ago
Replies: 32
Views: 574
Posted By raid
Huss: In that Bryce Canyon photo, these were 2...

Huss: In that Bryce Canyon photo, these were 2 figures and one of them moved, so you see 3 figures. It was a slow exposure.
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 1 Week Ago
Replies: 32
Views: 574
Posted By raid
Thanks! In the late 1980's I was single and I was...

Thanks!
In the late 1980's I was single and I was a stranger in Pensacola, so I needed photography to give me a sense of happiness even if it was alone then. The Gitzo tripod was so heavy that it...
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 1 Week Ago
Replies: 32
Views: 574
Posted By raid
No, of course not. I used the 24mm lens only and...

No, of course not. I used the 24mm lens only and on the T90 first. Then I went up and changed to the F1N.
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 1 Week Ago
Replies: 32
Views: 574
Posted By raid
Good for you! I may restart my subscription...

Good for you! I may restart my subscription again. :cool:
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 1 Week Ago
Replies: 32
Views: 574
Posted By raid
This is Frank! I went down this chamber first...

This is Frank! I went down this chamber first before Frank. I had never before climbed anywhere!
It started out with a wooden ladder. Then there was a rope ladder. Lastly, there was this rope with...
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 1 Week Ago
Replies: 32
Views: 574
Posted By raid
In contrast, this image was taken early in the...

In contrast, this image was taken early in the morning.

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/3565/U3565I1149716324.SEQ.0.jpg

Frank and his younger brother discovered this slot...
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 1 Week Ago
Replies: 32
Views: 574
Posted By raid
A Navajo Indian (Frank) roped me down at dawn,...

A Navajo Indian (Frank) roped me down at dawn, and we together climbed into 3 chambers that were underground and that formed the Lower Antelope Canyon. Frank told me that famous photographers would...
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 1 Week Ago
Replies: 32
Views: 574
Posted By raid
I kept a photography diary for each trip taken,....

I kept a photography diary for each trip taken,. so I have also photography details.
Example: Zion Canyon NP and Bryce Canyon NP

Day 1: NOV 21, 1989
Canon T90, Canon F1N; 19mm, 24mm, 28-50mm,...
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 1 Week Ago
Replies: 32
Views: 574
Posted By raid
Thank you Huss. I have many hundred slides from...

Thank you Huss. I have many hundred slides from my traveling days to the American Southwest. I really studied exposure so hard. One book ad an exercise similar to this one: "a red squirrel is...
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 1 Week Ago
Replies: 32
Views: 574
Posted By raid
I went there during fall month and there were...

I went there during fall month and there were hardly any tourists there.
Once, I chatted with the motel manager about the framed photos of slot canyons that were kept a secret then. How could I find...
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 1 Week Ago
Replies: 32
Views: 574
Posted By raid
Thanks. I think that there will always exist...

Thanks.

I think that there will always exist “real photography “ even when digital cameras are everywhere around us. At heart, I think back of how I used to read several books on how to expose film...
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 1 Week Ago
Replies: 32
Views: 574
Posted By raid
Thanks. I used mainly Fujichrome 50 or 100. Yes,...

Thanks. I used mainly Fujichrome 50 or 100. Yes, I used to follow suggestions by Galen Rowell to use Singh Ray gradusted ND rectangular filters. You need such filters with transparency film. I always...
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 1 Week Ago
Replies: 32
Views: 574
Posted By raid
I can still recall some parts of Issue 9 on Zion...

I can still recall some parts of Issue 9 on Zion National Park and Bryce National Park. I followed the tips very carefully. I had my compass, as was suggested, and I asked the motel manager at Zion...
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 1 Week Ago
Replies: 32
Views: 574
Posted By raid
Photograph America

Do you recall getting such a newsletter by mail many years ago?

https://www.photographamerica.com/#/

Photograph America Newsletter is a 12-page travel newsletter for photographers, published since...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 1 Week Ago
Replies: 1,659
Views: 102,147
Posted By raid
Thank you, Kevin, for the update. To you and your...

Thank you, Kevin, for the update. To you and your loved ones, stay safe and healthy.
Forum: Other RF 1 Week Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 278
Posted By raid
I bought a 16mm lens after having bought the...

I bought a 16mm lens after having bought the 28-45-90 set. Then, DAG converted the 16mm Hologon to Leica M mount.
Forum: Photography General Interest 1 Week Ago
Replies: 139
Views: 6,921
Posted By raid
Cool. Sad. Reality. Well caught, Lynn.

Cool. Sad. Reality.

Well caught, Lynn.
Forum: Hardware / Computers / Drives / etc 1 Week Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 286
Posted By raid
Thanks a lot. What exactly is an electronic...

Thanks a lot. What exactly is an electronic cleaner? Is it similar to a sensor cleaner?
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 1 Week Ago
Replies: 16
Views: 590
Posted By raid
The Nikkor 105/2.5 is one of my favorite tele...

The Nikkor 105/2.5 is one of my favorite tele lenses. I have it ltm and in F, both the Sonnar version. Some claim that the other version is better optically than the Sonnar.
Forum: Hardware / Computers / Drives / etc 1 Week Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 286
Posted By raid
When I tried to format the card in the camera, it...

When I tried to format the card in the camera, it did not do it. I then formatted the card from an external drive, and it got formatted, but the D700 does not like this card anymore.
Forum: Hardware / Computers / Drives / etc 1 Week Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 286
Posted By raid
SANDISK Extreme 64GB CompactFlash Card

Suddenly, my Nikon D700 asks me to use another card as this card is defective. I have all files saved, so no images were lost. Is this an issue with the D700 or with the card or with both? Is the...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 1 Week Ago
Replies: 45
Views: 3,827
Posted By raid
I don't worry about my lenses somehow becoming...

I don't worry about my lenses somehow becoming outdated since this is not really an issue in photography. Use what you already own, and enjoy the results. My mostly used 35mm lens is a Version 1...
Forum: Other RF 1 Week Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 278
Posted By raid
If you happen to own a C/Y 85/1.4 lens, it would...

If you happen to own a C/Y 85/1.4 lens, it would be worth getting this adapter.
Forum: Other RF 1 Week Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 278
Posted By raid
Why would you want to do this? The G cameras are...

Why would you want to do this? The G cameras are mainly popular because of their excellent lenses. I have not seen adapters for mounting non-G lenses on a G1 or G2.
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 1 Week Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 446
Posted By raid
In the end, you got a very cool Rollei TLR camera...

In the end, you got a very cool Rollei TLR camera with a 1941 taking lens.
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 1 Week Ago
Replies: 126
Views: 6,388
Posted By raid
[QUOTE=robert blu;2949577] Thanks Raid, Rasha,...

[QUOTE=robert blu;2949577]

Thanks Raid, Rasha, Lina and Dana for your company during these beautilul 21 days :-)



It was our pleasure to be traveling with you and Simo, Robert. Each day of that...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 41
Views: 1,395
Posted By raid
If China starts again exporting stuff, I would...

If China starts again exporting stuff, I would get a Summicron-Replica 35/2. It seems to be a perfect copy of the 8 element Summicron.
Forum: RFF News 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 95
Views: 4,033
Posted By raid
I find myself many hours at home each day. I try...

I find myself many hours at home each day. I try to take some photos when I leave our home by car. I keep busy with overseeing research projects via email. I listen to music of Bob Dylan, Neil...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 865
Posted By raid
Thanks for the link. R.I.P. Kenny Rogers ....

Thanks for the link. R.I.P. Kenny Rogers ....
Forum: Photography General Interest 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 163
Views: 6,689
Posted By raid
Having social media technology at such times is...

Having social media technology at such times is very helpful.
Forum: Photography General Interest 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 163
Views: 6,689
Posted By raid
I am listening to it now. Just beautiful, Simo...

I am listening to it now. Just beautiful, Simo and Robert.
Forum: Photography General Interest 2 Weeks Ago
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Views: 6,689
Posted By raid
I always push aside any thoughts based on GAS...

I always push aside any thoughts based on GAS when I sense potential financial worries on the horizon. This is the natural thing to do.

I have lived my life as an optimistic person and I believe...
Forum: Photography General Interest 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 163
Views: 6,689
Posted By raid
I agree with Lynn. This was a wonderful idea by...

I agree with Lynn. This was a wonderful idea by someone! The Nation sings in harmony across Italia. Things will get better at the end of the tunnel.
Forum: Photography General Interest 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 163
Views: 6,689
Posted By raid
This thread on the coronavirus received a large...

This thread on the coronavirus received a large number of reads and postings, much faster than the other thread on the virus and cancelled travel. This may be an indication that people here worry...
Forum: Photography General Interest 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 163
Views: 6,689
Posted By raid
I can feel your stress, Robert. Stay safe and...

I can feel your stress, Robert. Stay safe and healthy with your wife. It will in the end go away. If everyone will be "poor", then nobody stands out anyways.
Forum: RFF News 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 833
Posted By raid
I used for many years almost only Fujichrome 50...

I used for many years almost only Fujichrome 50 and Fujichrome 100. Then I added Velvia.
Forum: Photography General Interest 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 54
Views: 1,853
Posted By raid
I feel the same way, Peter. I the past few years...

I feel the same way, Peter. I the past few years I bought a few "modern" lenses. They are not among my favorite lenses. I love the old Zeiss 5cm lenses, say. They have a great history too. I ask...
Forum: Photography General Interest 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 163
Views: 6,689
Posted By raid
They are not being logical or responsible. This...

They are not being logical or responsible. This is not the time to sleep.
Forum: Photography General Interest 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 54
Views: 1,853
Posted By raid
Hello Peter, A good photographer has many lenses...

Hello Peter,
A good photographer has many lenses she/he could choose to arrive at excellent photos. The old lenses were very good from the start. A good lens does not have to have perfect optical...
Forum: Photography General Interest 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 54
Views: 1,853
Posted By raid
Thank you very much, BernardL. It was an...

Thank you very much, BernardL. It was an experiment with TMAX 3200.
Forum: Photography General Interest 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 163
Views: 6,689
Posted By raid
What exactly do you mean? :confused:

What exactly do you mean? :confused:
Forum: Photography General Interest 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 163
Views: 6,689
Posted By raid
Our planned vacation was to be in Italy. Our...

Our planned vacation was to be in Italy. Our first two days were planned for Bergamo. I just saw in a newspaper the...
Forum: Photography General Interest 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 163
Views: 6,689
Posted By raid
I heard today that only 3-4 days ago it was not...

I heard today that only 3-4 days ago it was not felt in Berlin that there was a virus spread, and people led their daily lives as usual. Today, grocery stores in Berlin are getting emptied by people....
Forum: Photography General Interest 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 163
Views: 6,689
Posted By raid
I am fortunate that my department switched about...

I am fortunate that my department switched about 10 years ago to 100% online courses for distance students, while allowing face to face students in a synchronous live instruction environment. All it...
Forum: Photography General Interest 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 54
Views: 1,853
Posted By raid
Steinheil 85/2.8, Kodax...

Steinheil 85/2.8, Kodax TMAX3200


https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/3565/U3565I1160684645.SEQ.0.jpg


Summar 5cm/2,...
Forum: Photography General Interest 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 54
Views: 1,853
Posted By raid
This is a wonderful thread with beautiful images....

This is a wonderful thread with beautiful images. Thank you all.
Forum: Photography General Interest 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 163
Views: 6,689
Posted By raid
I am "blushing" in super-modesty! :D

I am "blushing" in super-modesty! :D
Forum: Photography General Interest 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 163
Views: 6,689
Posted By raid
It seems to be used with one or with two...

It seems to be used with one or with two Ls.

"Canceled or cancelled is the past tense of the verb to cancel. Both spellings are correct; Americans favor canceled (one L), while cancelled (two Ls) is...
Forum: Photography General Interest 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 163
Views: 6,689
Posted By raid
Try to stay positive. There often is a positive...

Try to stay positive. There often is a positive thing around you. Do not panic. It will work out in the end.
Forum: Photography General Interest 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 163
Views: 6,689
Posted By raid
Such words should not be said here to anyone. You...

Such words should not be said here to anyone. You are being gracious, Helen. Stay safe.
Forum: Photography General Interest 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 163
Views: 6,689
Posted By raid
I am on the conservative side here; it is not the...

I am on the conservative side here; it is not the right time to spend money on any photography related items or activities. We do not know what the near future will look like,. Things seem to be...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 30
Views: 850
Posted By raid
Thank you, Steve. I have been here for 32 years....

Thank you, Steve. I have been here for 32 years. I have had many chances to take photos of the beaches.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 30
Views: 850
Posted By raid
Thank you, David. The Gulf of Mexico is lovely...

Thank you, David. The Gulf of Mexico is lovely ... and salty! Some images were taken on a cloudy day about 10 days ago, and others were taken one day later when the weather was sunny.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 30
Views: 850
Posted By raid
https://photos.smugmug.com/Pensacola2020D700/i-BWc...

https://photos.smugmug.com/Pensacola2020D700/i-BWctkBD/0/bd28ff07/X3/D700-%20%28122%20of%20316%29%20copy-X3.jpg

The DNG from my D700 are dull...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 30
Views: 850
Posted By raid
Thanks for your comment, Helen. There were very...

Thanks for your comment, Helen. There were very few people on Pensacola Beach that day.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 30
Views: 850
Posted By raid
Thank you for your feedback, Alfasud.

Thank you for your feedback, Alfasud.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 30
Views: 850
Posted By raid
Thanks, Gerry. Pelicans flying against a white...

Thanks, Gerry. Pelicans flying against a white sky will turn out like this.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 30
Views: 850
Posted By raid
some pp...

some pp...
Forum: RFF Polls 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 3,001
Views: 1,793,705
Posted By raid
c'est la vie Helen. Enjoy your noodle soup.

c'est la vie Helen. Enjoy your noodle soup.
Forum: RFF Polls 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 3,001
Views: 1,793,705
Posted By raid
I took yesterday some photos at home with the M8....

I took yesterday some photos at home with the M8. Nothing very special.
Forum: RFF Polls 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 3,001
Views: 1,793,705
Posted By raid
I wonder what will happen to this thread with the...

I wonder what will happen to this thread with the social separation or disengagement .... will you be still doing some photography? maybe from home?
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 50
Views: 1,221
Posted By raid
I always use manual selection of matching lenses...

I always use manual selection of matching lenses for digital cameras.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 30
Views: 850
Posted By raid
After having used the D700 for about a week, and...

After having used the D700 for about a week, and then using my M8, I felt a huge difference in the enjoyment with a RF camera. It is so special.
Forum: Photography General Interest 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 139
Views: 6,921
Posted By raid
We did not do any extra shopping. It will be...

We did not do any extra shopping. It will be fine. Hopefully.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 1,659
Views: 102,147
Posted By raid
I also will one day get the brass version. I am...

I also will one day get the brass version. I am waiting for things to calm down and then I expect to get an email with a form for sending payment.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 30
Views: 850
Posted By raid
Thanks Tim. I will check out my Nikon inventory.

Thanks Tim. I will check out my Nikon inventory.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 30
Views: 850
Posted By raid
I will check it out. Thank you.

I will check it out. Thank you.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 30
Views: 850
Posted By raid
I think that I have a Nikkor 24mm/2.8 pre-AI....

I think that I have a Nikkor 24mm/2.8 pre-AI. This lens also deserves to be used again.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 30
Views: 850
Posted By raid
Thanks for this information, f.hayek. I will...

Thanks for this information, f.hayek. I will contact John White once I check out my 105 lens. Roland Vink's website should also be very useful.

Koh's Camera may be the one to contact:
Do you need...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 30
Views: 850
Posted By raid
Thanks for the information, Peter. I will look...

Thanks for the information, Peter. I will look into having the 105 lens converted.
I loved using this lens on my F2. I have also an SLR version.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 30
Views: 850
Posted By raid
Thanks, Peter! I will get this lens out to...

Thanks, Peter!
I will get this lens out to check it out again.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 30
Views: 850
Posted By raid
Hello Peter. I have a 105/2.5 Sonnar, but it is...

Hello Peter. I have a 105/2.5 Sonnar, but it is pre-AI. When I bought the D700 (used), I accepted the fact to mainly use it with the AI'd 50/1.4 (only).
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 30
Views: 850
Posted By raid
D700.+.Nikkor-50mm/1.4

I took some photos here in Pensacola with my D700 and an AI'd Nikkor 50/1.4. I like using this combo. Here are some results from last weekend. I did not do any PP. The old prime lens is a great...
Forum: Photography General Interest 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 708
Posted By raid
It is OK to use a phone camera along other...

It is OK to use a phone camera along other cameras. I don't see anything wrong with it.
Forum: Photography General Interest 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 49
Views: 2,321
Posted By raid
I wish you lots of success at Amazon, Dan. Ignore...

I wish you lots of success at Amazon, Dan. Ignore the negatives.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 02-29-2020
Replies: 7
Views: 487
Posted By raid
If you do not mind also using a digital camera,...

If you do not mind also using a digital camera, the m 4/3 system would give you a 200mm view with you 100mm lenses, say. MF lenses can be quite heavy, and this set-up could be quite useful since m...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 02-29-2020
Replies: 7
Views: 487
Posted By raid
What Godfrey has said above; dump FD thoughts and...

What Godfrey has said above; dump FD thoughts and get a Nikon. This is the most practical approach to give you what you want here.
Forum: Jason Schneider - The Camera Collector 02-28-2020
Replies: 27
Views: 1,011
Posted By raid
Welcome to RFF. You certainly have the deep...

Welcome to RFF. You certainly have the deep experience in cameras.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-28-2020
Replies: 73
Views: 3,193
Posted By raid
Thank you for this tour. Hopefully, plants will...

Thank you for this tour. Hopefully, plants will grow back as fret a few years.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 02-27-2020
Replies: 39
Views: 2,142
Posted By raid
I would then sell the lens AS IS.

I would then sell the lens AS IS.
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 02-27-2020
Replies: 126
Views: 6,388
Posted By raid
The view of the wall was so powerful, and this...

The view of the wall was so powerful, and this image captures it well.
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 02-27-2020
Replies: 396
Views: 68,472
Posted By raid
Congratulations! The M9M should be an awesome...

Congratulations! The M9M should be an awesome camera.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 02-26-2020
Replies: 39
Views: 2,142
Posted By raid
Send the lens to DAG first. It is worth it. My...

Send the lens to DAG first. It is worth it. My Summicron does not seem to have haze issues. Congrats on this purchase.
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 02-24-2020
Replies: 88
Views: 4,762
Posted By raid
Another very cool camera!

Another very cool camera!
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 02-24-2020
Replies: 88
Views: 4,762
Posted By raid
Is this a 3D MF camera?

Is this a 3D MF camera?
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 02-24-2020
Replies: 88
Views: 4,762
Posted By raid
Very cool looking, Vince! Have fun with it.

Very cool looking, Vince! Have fun with it.
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 02-24-2020
Replies: 88
Views: 4,762
Posted By raid
I used F 11 or 16 with my Lubitel, and I guessed...

I used F 11 or 16 with my Lubitel, and I guessed the distance. Focusing was not really easy.
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 02-24-2020
Replies: 88
Views: 4,762
Posted By raid
My first TLR was a lubitel. Each image had a...

My first TLR was a lubitel. Each image had a screw shown on its negative. I was never able to figure out where in the camera this screw was getting into each picture. It was the Lada of all TLR...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 02-24-2020
Replies: 72
Views: 4,586
Posted By raid
Keeping a camera inside a bag with desicant may...

Keeping a camera inside a bag with desicant may (maybe!) dry out the camera too much.
Forum: RFF Polls 02-23-2020
Replies: 99
Views: 3,786
Posted By raid
I use a lens hood so that I do not need to use...

I use a lens hood so that I do not need to use any filters.
Forum: RFF Polls 02-23-2020
Replies: 99
Views: 3,786
Posted By raid
I always use a lens hood on my lenses. Why not?

I always use a lens hood on my lenses. Why not?
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 02-23-2020
Replies: 13
Views: 588
Posted By raid
https://photos.smugmug.com/D700-Tamron-3580FEB2020...

https://photos.smugmug.com/D700-Tamron-3580FEB2020/i-Htvsz3j/0/777172d5/X4/img6-X4.jpg


https://photos.smugmug.com/D700-Tamron-3580FEB2020/i-GhrH5gW/0/124b8766/X4/img7-X4.jpg


https://photos.smugmug...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 02-23-2020
Replies: 13
Views: 588
Posted By raid
https://photos.smugmug.com/D700-Tamron-3580FEB2020...

https://photos.smugmug.com/D700-Tamron-3580FEB2020/i-8Jt383p/0/018c1543/X4/img2-X4.jpg

https://photos.smugmug.com/D700-Tamron-3580FEB2020/i-KZv9sQp/0/5a60ba23/X4/img3-X4.jpg


https://photos.smugmug....
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 02-23-2020
Replies: 13
Views: 588
Posted By raid
Was the PEN FT better sealed? I have an FT....

Was the PEN FT better sealed? I have an FT. Humidity can lead to corrosion.
This zoom is very well built and it is very sharp. I usually favor prime lenses over zooms, but this zoom is a really good...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 02-23-2020
Replies: 13
Views: 588
Posted By raid
Hi Peter. My favorite macro lens is a manual...

Hi Peter. My favorite macro lens is a manual focus Tamron 90/2.5. Come to think of it, I could’ve used it with the D700.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 02-22-2020
Replies: 13
Views: 588
Posted By raid
Thank you for your personal story, Tim. This...

Thank you for your personal story, Tim. This place grows on you after living here for a while.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 02-22-2020
Replies: 13
Views: 588
Posted By raid
Thank you Tim. I drove carefully though the...

Thank you Tim. I drove carefully though the fog.!
By the way, can you see the Pelican in the first image? It is flying on the right third.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 02-22-2020
Replies: 13
Views: 588
Posted By raid
Vertical...

Vertical...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 02-22-2020
Replies: 13
Views: 588
Posted By raid
Thank you Gerry. The fog was essential .

Thank you Gerry. The fog was essential .
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 02-22-2020
Replies: 13
Views: 588
Posted By raid
Nikon D700+ Tamron 35-80: Fog and Water

A week ago I took my Nikon D700 with the (excellent) zoom lens, a Tamron 35-80 SP to Joe Patti's Seafood outlet in Pensacola. It was a morning with dense fog. Here is what I managed to get in 35...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 02-20-2020
Replies: 70
Views: 1,725
Posted By raid
Thanks for the stories, Cal.

Thanks for the stories, Cal.
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-19-2020
Replies: 28
Views: 759
Posted By raid
My favorite set-up for travel has been M+50/1.4,...

My favorite set-up for travel has been M+50/1.4, M+351.4. No lenses get changed.
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-19-2020
Replies: 28
Views: 759
Posted By raid
I prefer small prime lenses. Zooms can be large...

I prefer small prime lenses. Zooms can be large and heavy. It may take some getting used to, but in the end, primes win.
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 02-19-2020
Replies: 70
Views: 1,725
Posted By raid
Can you tell us how your M10 broke down? In which...

Can you tell us how your M10 broke down? In which ways?
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 02-19-2020
Replies: 23
Views: 1,348
Posted By raid
I have a feeling that the 35/1.7 was a CV "super...

I have a feeling that the 35/1.7 was a CV "super lens".
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 02-19-2020
Replies: 23
Views: 1,348
Posted By raid
For most cases (for me), I need max aperture 2.0....

For most cases (for me), I need max aperture 2.0. In rare cases I need a 1.4 aperture.
In extremely rare cases do I need a max aperture of 1.2.
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 02-19-2020
Replies: 70
Views: 1,725
Posted By raid
I may be waiting for this specific type of camera...

I may be waiting for this specific type of camera to get out, Cal. On the other hand, I want to enjoy life and I want to have fun with a new camera now. :D
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 02-19-2020
Replies: 23
Views: 1,348
Posted By raid
There is also the Made in China replica of the V1...

There is also the Made in China replica of the V1 Summicron 35/2. Also an interesting lens.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 02-18-2020
Replies: 77
Views: 2,694
Posted By raid
My only DSLR is a Nikon D700. I have a Nikkor...

My only DSLR is a Nikon D700. I have a Nikkor 50/1.4 (AI'd) for it, plus several Tamron lenses with a Nikon adapter.
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 02-18-2020
Replies: 170
Views: 27,160
Posted By raid
Yes, it is an awesome image by RHL.

Yes, it is an awesome image by RHL.
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 02-18-2020
Replies: 170
Views: 27,160
Posted By raid
This morning there was dense fog in Pensacola. I...

This morning there was dense fog in Pensacola. I left home early with a Nikon D700 and a Tamron 35-80/2.8 SP, plus my iPhone. I took photos with the D700 until " I had it all" captured. Then I used...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 02-17-2020
Replies: 1,659
Views: 102,147
Posted By raid
Not yet, Huss, not yet! In 2000 years, things...

Not yet, Huss, not yet! In 2000 years, things will be different.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 02-17-2020
Replies: 79
Views: 3,083
Posted By raid
I also have an M3 and a an M6. Very cool film...

I also have an M3 and a an M6. Very cool film cameras. I also have the 35mm Summicron.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 02-17-2020
Replies: 79
Views: 3,083
Posted By raid
I am actively using an M8 (once repaired) and an...

I am actively using an M8 (once repaired) and an M9 (its third sensor in place). Both cameras work fine now. I am not fooling myself to believe that either M I own will last for another ten years....
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 02-16-2020
Replies: 85
Views: 2,962
Posted By raid
Good for you, Godfrey.

Good for you, Godfrey.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-16-2020
Replies: 241
Views: 8,169
Posted By raid
https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/galler...

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/3565/U3565I1581789060.SEQ.2.jpg
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 02-16-2020
Replies: 85
Views: 2,962
Posted By raid
How sensitive to X-ray is peel film?

How sensitive to X-ray is peel film?
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 02-16-2020
Replies: 85
Views: 2,962
Posted By raid
Maybe I should consider bringing with me the Land...

Maybe I should consider bringing with me the Land 250 and the M9 only. It would force me to use the film.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 02-16-2020
Replies: 79
Views: 3,083
Posted By raid
Getting a clean M10 for $4500 is not a bad deal...

Getting a clean M10 for $4500 is not a bad deal now.
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 02-16-2020
Replies: 131
Views: 10,231
Posted By raid
I am using film locally.

I am using film locally.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 02-16-2020
Replies: 79
Views: 3,083
Posted By raid
This is the price for having a slim looking...

This is the price for having a slim looking camera that resembles a film camera while DSLRs look very bulky. Is this the main reason for Leica dying earlier?
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 02-16-2020
Replies: 8
Views: 451
Posted By raid
Way to go! Congratulations on the article.

Way to go! Congratulations on the article.
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 02-16-2020
Replies: 85
Views: 2,962
Posted By raid
Lovely looking images, but such an attachment...

Lovely looking images, but such an attachment looks bulky. Are you OK with it?
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 02-16-2020
Replies: 85
Views: 2,962
Posted By raid
I still have my Land 250 and about 20 packs of...

I still have my Land 250 and about 20 packs of film for it. I am waiting for a special occasion to use this last film.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 02-16-2020
Replies: 79
Views: 3,083
Posted By raid
Leica recently refurbished M9 cameras and sold...

Leica recently refurbished M9 cameras and sold them for $3000. with warranty.
I would get a used M10. Cameras get old.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 02-15-2020
Replies: 1,659
Views: 102,147
Posted By raid
Many flights to and from China have been...

Many flights to and from China have been canceled.
We will have to wait 1-2 additional months in my estimate.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 02-15-2020
Replies: 1,659
Views: 102,147
Posted By raid
I am also not worried about the lens...

I am also not worried about the lens characteristics. I also have not received an invoice yet.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 02-15-2020
Replies: 1,659
Views: 102,147
Posted By raid
Did you send payment? The original may have less...

Did you send payment?

The original may have less contrast, and the images may appear less sharp.
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 02-14-2020
Replies: 131
Views: 10,231
Posted By raid
I dislike such situations where you do not know...

I dislike such situations where you do not know beforehand what your treatment will be like at the airport. :(
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 02-14-2020
Replies: 131
Views: 10,231
Posted By raid
Photographers who mainly shoot film need to fight...

Photographers who mainly shoot film need to fight for their rights to carry film across the world. In my own case, I use both types, so I do not mind carrying digital cameras and sometimes one film...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 02-14-2020
Replies: 131
Views: 10,231
Posted By raid
Use a digital camera for trips in which you must...

Use a digital camera for trips in which you must take airplane flights. This is what I suggest.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 02-14-2020
Replies: 1,659
Views: 102,147
Posted By raid
Do images from the original V1 35/2 Cron show...

Do images from the original V1 35/2 Cron show same issue?
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 02-14-2020
Replies: 1,659
Views: 102,147
Posted By raid
No panic here. It seems to be a reasonable...

No panic here.
It seems to be a reasonable expectation to get feedback on this issue.
No panic :)
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 02-14-2020
Replies: 1,659
Views: 102,147
Posted By raid
This is a very important issue for maintaining...

This is a very important issue for maintaining the high confidence in this lens and the replica project.

I hope that Kevin is paying attention to it.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-13-2020
Replies: 7,561
Views: 3,887,783
Posted By raid
I have been recently rediscovering my Pentax...

I have been recently rediscovering my Pentax lenses, including a Pentax-M 50/1.4 in M mount. I just love the images from this lens.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-13-2020
Replies: 7,561
Views: 3,887,783
Posted By raid
I once compared the 43/1.9 with the Summicron-C...

I once compared the 43/1.9 with the Summicron-C 40/2. I could not detect any observable differences, but I did not make any prints. Both lenses are superb lenses.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 02-13-2020
Replies: 40
Views: 1,452
Posted By raid
I am content with taking photos the way I like to...

I am content with taking photos the way I like to do, and this happens to be possible quite well with ISO160~400 most of the time. It is an amazing technological achievement to have such high ISO...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-13-2020
Replies: 7,561
Views: 3,887,783
Posted By raid
It is a relatively "rare" lens too.

It is a relatively "rare" lens too.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-13-2020
Replies: 7,561
Views: 3,887,783
Posted By raid
I own such an LTM version of the Pentax 43mm/1.9....

I own such an LTM version of the Pentax 43mm/1.9. It is a very good lens.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 02-13-2020
Replies: 40
Views: 1,452
Posted By raid
I can see the usefulness of high ISO photography...

I can see the usefulness of high ISO photography for sports with long lenses, as Robert has said above. I do not anymore do such photography, though. I like to play with the available light outdoors...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 02-12-2020
Replies: 1,659
Views: 102,147
Posted By raid
Kevin said that the finder could be ordered later...

Kevin said that the finder could be ordered later on, I think.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 02-12-2020
Replies: 1,659
Views: 102,147
Posted By raid
I hope that there is no lens design error in the...

I hope that there is no lens design error in the way the lens elements have been placed.
Forum: Other RF 02-12-2020
Replies: 3
Views: 499
Posted By raid
For $200 on...

For $200 on ebay:
https://www.ebay.com/itm/Voigtlander-310-49-Hood-for-Prominent-22-/282856610372

For...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 02-12-2020
Replies: 1,659
Views: 102,147
Posted By raid
In old times, film sensitivity was very low. I...

In old times, film sensitivity was very low. I once had a LF lens 362mm with max aperture 1.66. The lens was huge. The camera was used during WWII. Film sensitivity may have been ISO 10 then.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 02-12-2020
Replies: 40
Views: 1,452
Posted By raid
Oh well; I am still mostly using ISO 160. What am...

Oh well; I am still mostly using ISO 160. What am I missing?
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 02-12-2020
Replies: 1,659
Views: 102,147
Posted By raid
It could be that Leica was focusing on indoor...

It could be that Leica was focusing on indoor photography for journalists where shooting wide open was a requirement. Try using f8.
Forum: Other RF 02-12-2020
Replies: 3
Views: 499
Posted By raid
I use "any lens hood" on my Nokton.

I use "any lens hood" on my Nokton.
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 02-12-2020
Replies: 206
Views: 13,132
Posted By raid
WOW! What a surprise postcard this must be! I...

WOW! What a surprise postcard this must be! I forgot if I participated in Post Card #9.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount Copies 02-12-2020
Replies: 12
Views: 793
Posted By raid
Brian left this forum. I have several lenses that...

Brian left this forum.
I have several lenses that he found/crafted for me. Each lens is unique and very special.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 02-12-2020
Replies: 1,659
Views: 102,147
Posted By raid
It is most likely something that happened in the...

It is most likely something that happened in the file uploading to Flickr or similar issue. I once had a similar problem, but DAG identified it as a lens element inside the Canon 50/1.2 LTM having...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 02-12-2020
Replies: 1,659
Views: 102,147
Posted By raid
What does this all imply about the lens? Was it...

What does this all imply about the lens? Was it the scan or the lens or the camera?
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 02-12-2020
Replies: 1,659
Views: 102,147
Posted By raid
Now is the time to be hearing good news about the...

Now is the time to be hearing good news about the process of lens orders and delivery. The replica lens is obviously an excellent lens overall.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 02-11-2020
Replies: 1,659
Views: 102,147
Posted By raid
I would mostly use 8~11 with Nikon or Canon SLR...

I would mostly use 8~11 with Nikon or Canon SLR lenses in the years when I was using SLRs.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 02-11-2020
Replies: 1,659
Views: 102,147
Posted By raid
After seeing his presentation, I started to use...

After seeing his presentation, I started to use lenses wide open more often than I had been doing in past years. I got the 35/1.4 at the same time as the 75/1.4, and both lenses were my first...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 02-11-2020
Replies: 1,659
Views: 102,147
Posted By raid
Not really, as he was giving us a tour through...

Not really, as he was giving us a tour through the history of Leica lenses and their designs. It was not just about his lenses, I recall. His talk was "Tradition and Innovation".
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 02-11-2020
Replies: 1,659
Views: 102,147
Posted By raid
I love some of the images that I have taken with...

I love some of the images that I have taken with my M9 and the 35/1.4 pre-asph. The colors come out looking pastel. I usually try using aperture 2.0 before 1.4 becomes a requirement. Once, Peter...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 02-11-2020
Replies: 1,659
Views: 102,147
Posted By raid
I have a pre-asph Summilux 35/1.4, and I find its...

I have a pre-asph Summilux 35/1.4, and I find its performance challenging when used wide open, but I view it also as its charm. It is a special lens. I do not own an asph version of it, but from the...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-11-2020
Replies: 60
Views: 2,480
Posted By raid
I have two Rigid Summicrons and a DR. This lens...

I have two Rigid Summicrons and a DR. This lens is such a good lens. I got my first with my M3.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-11-2020
Replies: 60
Views: 2,480
Posted By raid
As you have made us gotten used to your beautiful...

As you have made us gotten used to your beautiful B&W images, Erik!
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 02-10-2020
Replies: 1,659
Views: 102,147
Posted By raid
The details are awesome in this image. Hopefully...

The details are awesome in this image. Hopefully it is the lens that is doing it, but most likely, the M10 and image size play a role here.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 02-10-2020
Replies: 1,659
Views: 102,147
Posted By raid
Thank you Ed for the write-up and Kevin for the...

Thank you Ed for the write-up and Kevin for the sharing with us here.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 02-09-2020
Replies: 22
Views: 992
Posted By raid
Robert Blu has such a Summaron. His images look...

Robert Blu has such a Summaron. His images look great.
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 02-09-2020
Replies: 7
Views: 693
Posted By raid
I have a Nikon D700 and a Leica M8. The M8 is...

I have a Nikon D700 and a Leica M8. The M8 is more fun to use and the Leica optics that I own are better than the Nikkor 50/1.4 that I use with the D700. Sorry, but this is my comparison. The images...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 02-09-2020
Replies: 101
Views: 3,806
Posted By raid
I was just wondering about the love for a...

I was just wondering about the love for a Nikkormat!
I still own a Nikkormat and an F2. I agree with your collective assessment.
These cameras were built very well. The glass used was most...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 02-09-2020
Replies: 1,659
Views: 102,147
Posted By raid
Thanks for this additional test, Ed I expected...

Thanks for this additional test, Ed
I expected such findings.
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 02-08-2020
Replies: 147
Views: 8,814
Posted By raid
There is an SL for sale today for $2300. Would...

There is an SL for sale today for $2300.
Would you prefer the M240 over the SL?
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 02-08-2020
Replies: 1,659
Views: 102,147
Posted By raid
I expect to find images to be very similar in...

I expect to find images to be very similar in quality for the original and the replica. I give a small edge to the replica.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount Copies 02-08-2020
Replies: 12
Views: 793
Posted By raid
Brian Sweeney once told me that he needed to open...

Brian Sweeney once told me that he needed to open up the lens to make sure that it was a genuine Zeiss ltm. He also told me that I may not like to know what he finds.
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 02-08-2020
Replies: 101
Views: 3,806
Posted By raid
Why would you favor a cheap Nikkormat over the...

Why would you favor a cheap Nikkormat over the awesome F2AS?
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 02-08-2020
Replies: 1,659
Views: 102,147
Posted By raid
Several years ago I traded away my 35mm Summicron...

Several years ago I traded away my 35mm Summicron V1 (M2 model) and I kept the goggled Summicron which I still own. The replica will replace the lens that I traded away.
Forum: RFF Polls 02-08-2020
Replies: 3,001
Views: 1,793,705
Posted By raid
As a first step I have taken out my camera bag!...

As a first step I have taken out my camera bag!
I replaced the 50mm Summicron on my M8 with 75mm Summilux.
The rest will be fate:)
Forum: RFF Polls 02-08-2020
Replies: 3,001
Views: 1,793,705
Posted By raid
There are so many options on what to do this...

There are so many options on what to do this weekend, so why am I watching TV!?
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 02-08-2020
Replies: 1,659
Views: 102,147
Posted By raid
There is no need to rush things. The lens will...

There is no need to rush things. The lens will eventually get to us.
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 02-07-2020
Replies: 101
Views: 3,806
Posted By raid
I use my F2 like a rangefinder camera, with the...

I use my F2 like a rangefinder camera, with the Nikkor 2.1cm/4 and mirror lock-up.
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