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Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 08-25-2017
Replies: 12
Views: 18,495
Posted By miatab
This post reminds me of the little 24X24 Robot...

This post reminds me of the little 24X24 Robot Star I had in 1960. It had a little slider on the top deck that enabled viewing at 90 degrees to enable unobtrusive image making.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-10-2015
Replies: 230
Views: 52,812
Posted By miatab
With my recent step backward into the world of my...

With my recent step backward into the world of my old F2SB with the purchase of my Df body, I have taken a huge step forward from my never to be used again, now to be sold still confusing Fuji XE-1. ...
Forum: Film vs Digital 12-05-2014
Replies: 25
Views: 3,329
Posted By miatab
Maybe the crux of the complaints listed above...

Maybe the crux of the complaints listed above were the freasoning behind Nikon creating the Df , which Nikon claims puts the fun back into photography with a digital camera that functions like a...
Forum: Help / Feedback forum 06-22-2013
Replies: 1
Views: 981
Posted By miatab
Fuji Discussion

I'm trying to do both digital and film. There is more help here for my Bessa R2 and Leica lenses than I will ever use, but the Fuji forum, where I was getting help for my XE-1 has suddenly...
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 05-19-2013
Replies: 37
Views: 4,973
Posted By miatab
I haven't been able to sell an excellent X-100 on...

I haven't been able to sell an excellent X-100 on Craigs List or Kijiji at $675, and I think I'll simply keep it rather than give it away at any more loss.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-19-2013
Replies: 590
Views: 68,354
Posted By miatab
My only find was a Contax body at the bottom of...

My only find was a Contax body at the bottom of a German lake.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-18-2013
Replies: 27
Views: 1,779
Posted By miatab
My old collapsible 'Cron has a zillion micro...

My old collapsible 'Cron has a zillion micro scratches on the front element- I assumed, that all of these lenses eventually got this scratching because of a soft coating, unless they were unused...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-18-2013
Replies: 31
Views: 2,683
Posted By miatab
I'd like that recipe for instant coffee (No...

I'd like that recipe for instant coffee (No Name?) orange juice (pulp free?) and washing soda(what's that???)
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-06-2013
Replies: 7
Views: 1,217
Posted By miatab
I believe they are with Hemingway's lost stories.

I believe they are with Hemingway's lost stories.
Forum: Film vs Digital 02-23-2013
Replies: 8
Views: 1,458
Posted By miatab
Why shouldn't digital B&W be legitimately...

Why shouldn't digital B&W be legitimately different, without endless discussion or apology.? Neither is "real" unless you are Alexander the Great. acrylics painters don't apologize for their medium...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 02-19-2013
Replies: 7
Views: 2,867
Posted By miatab
Thank you for your comments and pix. I am of that...

Thank you for your comments and pix. I am of that age group who sometimes (often?) get stuck in a time warp, and see older lenses as a reinforcement of the potential vitality of their own age! I ...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-19-2013
Replies: 31
Views: 2,222
Posted By miatab
Minty, a great AUS candy of yesteryear.

Minty, a great AUS candy of yesteryear.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 02-19-2013
Replies: 80
Views: 8,135
Posted By miatab
There are those who say the M3 should have...

There are those who say the M3 should have developed in the R2A direction in the important ways, but (unfortunately) never did.
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 02-17-2013
Replies: 7
Views: 2,867
Posted By miatab
Canon LTM 28mm 2.8 Lens Quality

I believe i asked this question on an inappropriate section of the forum, so I assume this is the place for it! My question: when it was in production, was this lens considered any kind of a ground...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-17-2013
Replies: 30
Views: 6,234
Posted By miatab
I'd like one of these pix on a T shirt, with the...

I'd like one of these pix on a T shirt, with the words: Corporate lenses suck.
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-30-2013
Replies: 163
Views: 107,237
Posted By miatab
Closed CameraStores- We Miss You

Camera Corner, in Newcastle, NSW AUS, last there more than fifty years ago! What a blast from the past. . . bought a little Robot 24X24 there in early 1960, then an awful Edixa SLR, (no prism,...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 07-01-2012
Replies: 65
Views: 8,979
Posted By miatab
I am perfectly happy with my old M mount...

I am perfectly happy with my old M mount collapsible Summicron 50mm with its miriad of tiny polishing scratches on the surface of the front element, mounted on my Bessa R2; If I were to find an M6 ...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-09-2012
Replies: 3
Views: 1,022
Posted By miatab
V'lander Vito11, the first 35 mm camera I touched.

V'lander Vito11, the first 35 mm camera I touched.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-09-2012
Replies: 32
Views: 3,797
Posted By miatab
Rode from Salzburg to Prague a couple of summers...

Rode from Salzburg to Prague a couple of summers ago, and the only cameras to accompany us were a couple of zoom viewfinder equipped cigarette pack sized digitals: a DSC-W110 sony Cyber-shot, and a...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-30-2012
Replies: 61
Views: 9,505
Posted By miatab
I have an older retro styled Digital rather like...

I have an older retro styled Digital rather like what you'd like to see- a Leica/Panasonic DMC_LC1. It has a speed dial, an aperture ring, focus ring and Focal length control ring for the...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-26-2012
Replies: 26
Views: 3,249
Posted By miatab
Here's the other side- the buyer's side! Couple...

Here's the other side- the buyer's side! Couple weeks back I won an auction for an item I wanted for parts to replace same non-functioning parts on my own item. I placed a max bid of 105 bucks, but...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 03-02-2012
Replies: 11
Views: 12,646
Posted By miatab
I have a mint 28mm 2.8 in use on my Bessa R2,...

I have a mint 28mm 2.8 in use on my Bessa R2, along with a dedicated viewfinder, but I seen mention of it. Maybe mine is the only copy in existence! :-)
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 03-02-2012
Replies: 276
Views: 90,026
Posted By miatab
The one I had an opportunity to buy when I first...

The one I had an opportunity to buy when I first heard of them- the R2. Works perfectly with my Canon and Leica lenses. It should outlast me. But my X-100 is getting incredible attention.
Forum: RFF Polls 03-02-2012
Replies: 159
Views: 22,823
Posted By miatab
How long Have you been doing Photography For?

My English Teacher's mind says, "Put that preposition at the start." Then, after slapping my face for my arrogance, I say," I've been a 35mm photographer for 52 years, starting with a little 24x24...
Forum: RFF Polls 03-02-2012
Replies: 271
Views: 35,866
Posted By miatab
Older than all my cameras and even older than my...

Older than all my cameras and even older than my oldest lens, made in Occupied Japan. 72 and counting.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 02-02-2012
Replies: 76
Views: 7,118
Posted By miatab
My heart says "One camera one lens", but my...

My heart says "One camera one lens", but my hypocritical mouth is saying "P&S digital", and for my two weeks in Dominican Republic in mid month, my F2SB and Domke bag of lenses, My G1, my Bessa 2R...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 02-02-2012
Replies: 2
Views: 552
Posted By miatab
Thank you for your help. I've emailed the...

Thank you for your help. I've emailed the company to learn if it is available.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 02-01-2012
Replies: 2
Views: 552
Posted By miatab
G1 Software Update

I guess many of you people think of the G1 as a fancy point and shoot, but be as it may, My G1 never got the software update, because I stopped using it after I got my Bessa. I'd like to update it...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 01-25-2012
Replies: 20
Views: 2,707
Posted By miatab
It is so funny, funny, funny, reading about young...

It is so funny, funny, funny, reading about young people discovering their first rangefinder 35mm camera; I was an adult before the first SLRs with preset and auto diaphragms hit the market! How...
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