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Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 06-24-2016
Replies: 23
Views: 3,268
Posted By zeitz
I have bought many items from them, both in the...

I have bought many items from them, both in the old Monterey store and in the new Rancho Mirage store. I have bought both new and used. I have also bought over the phone and on e-bay. (I have...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount Copies 06-18-2016
Replies: 4
Views: 1,517
Posted By zeitz
The achromate is a design predating photography....

The achromate is a design predating photography. It was invented for telescopes. Many manufacturers made achromates. Kilfitt, Zeiss, Astro Berlin, Tewe, in addition to those already mentioned. There...
Forum: Nikon RF 06-23-2013
Replies: 62
Views: 10,820
Posted By zeitz
E-bay was never a real auction. What actioneer...

E-bay was never a real auction. What actioneer would hammer an item after 5 seconds and not give the other bidders time to respond? There should be at least 60 seconds for responses after any bid.
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 04-01-2013
Replies: 15
Views: 1,497
Posted By zeitz
For some reason Canon produced lenses with no...

For some reason Canon produced lenses with no apertures. I have a 200mm f3.5M for MB-2 that has not diaphragm. It has the aperture setting ring, the cocking ring and the release button, but nothing...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 05-06-2012
Replies: 3
Views: 1,052
Posted By zeitz
Canon made three types of reflex housings or...

Canon made three types of reflex housings or mirror boxes. In German Spiegelkasten means mirror box. Visoflex is a Leitz trademark.

The original 800mm lens came with a reflex housing permanently...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 12-07-2011
Replies: 11
Views: 12,629
Posted By zeitz
It is amazing how many mistakes there are in it. ...

It is amazing how many mistakes there are in it. Photos of the R-set and S-set lenses are improperly identified for some of the listings. They should pay Peter Kitchingman to update the site.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 03-03-2011
Replies: 4
Views: 1,887
Posted By zeitz
I recommend creating your own camera profile,...

I recommend creating your own camera profile, perhaps even one for each lens. You need a Monaco color checker card for about $ 80, and Adobe profile creation software which is a free download. Just...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 11-29-2010
Replies: 2
Views: 997
Posted By zeitz
A couple of questions: Are the color spaces the...

A couple of questions: Are the color spaces the same - AdobeRGB vs ProPhoto? Which system is managing the color - LR, the printer, or both? (Both is bad, but you may be using both without knowing...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 11-12-2010
Replies: 10
Views: 3,328
Posted By zeitz
Take a picture of the card, move the file to your...

Take a picture of the card, move the file to your computer, open the file in the Adobe software, move 4 indicators to the four corner swatches (the card has 24 swatches), hit the create profile...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 11-11-2010
Replies: 10
Views: 3,328
Posted By zeitz
Marking your own profiles is very easy. That way...

Marking your own profiles is very easy. That way you can have a different profile for each of your lenses and for your M9, instead of for someone elses lens and camera combination. You do have to...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 07-24-2010
Replies: 24
Views: 3,789
Posted By zeitz
It's funny how the M8 suddednly became a better...

It's funny how the M8 suddednly became a better camera when the M9 was released. I too could never understand much of the criticism. I guess many of the forum whiners went somewhere else on...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 03-18-2010
Replies: 27
Views: 4,859
Posted By zeitz
CK, I am also sckeptical of your account. I also...

CK, I am also sckeptical of your account. I also contacted Camera West recently. They told me a time of 8 weeks, perhaps less. I'm now on their waiting list. Did you talk to Sean? If not, who...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 01-30-2010
Replies: 7
Views: 1,070
Posted By zeitz
Grips are a more modern invention. There was no...

Grips are a more modern invention. There was no such device for any Canon rangefinder cameras.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 09-06-2009
Replies: 128
Views: 10,146
Posted By zeitz
Look very closely at the X1. It could be a real...

Look very closely at the X1. It could be a real world trial of autofocus for the M10.
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 05-03-2009
Replies: 38
Views: 4,269
Posted By zeitz
My M8 works fine. I see no reason to buy an...

My M8 works fine. I see no reason to buy an M8.2; both cameras take the same picture. I have decided not to upgrade my M8. The cost of the upgrades is patiently waiting in the bank for the M9.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 03-28-2009
Replies: 12
Views: 1,532
Posted By zeitz
I've often wondered why Leica does not...

I've often wondered why Leica does not manufacture its R lenses in Nikon and Canon mounts. Here Leica has left the market for superior DSLR lenses to Zeiss. The rush to 24 MP in the DSLRs have left...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 02-18-2009
Replies: 20
Views: 2,633
Posted By zeitz
SR1, the only thing Leica that is unquestionable...

SR1, the only thing Leica that is unquestionable is the quality of the lenses in terms of resolution, especially the new Aspheric lenses. So much so that many like the character of the older lenses...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 02-09-2009
Replies: 2
Views: 939
Posted By zeitz
You're confusing a collapsible Summicron and a...

You're confusing a collapsible Summicron and a Dual Range Summicron. A collapsible Summicron can be used IF IT IS NOT COLLAPSED FOR STORAGE. A dual range Summicron won't mount because the structure...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 02-02-2009
Replies: 11
Views: 1,496
Posted By zeitz
Wow! I wonder if Canon knew. The Canon 100mm...

Wow! I wonder if Canon knew. The Canon 100mm f2.0 is said by many to be better than the 90mm Summicron. You may have an excellent lens.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 02-01-2009
Replies: 11
Views: 1,496
Posted By zeitz
Burke & James sold some lenses from whatever...

Burke & James sold some lenses from whatever source they could get under the Carl Meyer name, I guess hoping people would get confused with Carl Zeiss and Hugo Meyer. These obviously are both well...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount Copies 12-30-2008
Replies: 70
Views: 49,105
Posted By zeitz
Raid, the 400mm I have is f:6.3. I don't know...

Raid, the 400mm I have is f:6.3. I don't know about any other 400mm. The 6.3 has a 39mm mount, requiring a Uni adapter for anything other than the Komura reflex housing. The adapters are harder...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount Copies 12-30-2008
Replies: 70
Views: 49,105
Posted By zeitz
No one mentioned the Komura reflex housings for...

No one mentioned the Komura reflex housings for LTM. Lenses were 200, 300, 400, 500 and 800mm. I've used the 300 and 400mm lenses, but they are not as good as the equivalent Telyt's. Dah. I've...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount Copies 11-28-2008
Replies: 6
Views: 1,897
Posted By zeitz
Sun 90mm and 135mm are somewhat common. They are...

Sun 90mm and 135mm are somewhat common. They are not bad lenses. Spiratone sold them in the '50s. The 75mm is rare. That's why it's expensive. Leave the 75 Sola for hard core collectors and look...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 11-09-2008
Replies: 19
Views: 4,100
Posted By zeitz
Surprised no one mentioned the Canon 100mm f2.0. ...

Surprised no one mentioned the Canon 100mm f2.0. It is an awesome lens, often more highly regarded than the 90mm Summicron of the period.
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 11-09-2008
Replies: 34
Views: 3,316
Posted By zeitz
I've spent my whole life trying to get the best...

I've spent my whole life trying to get the best sharpness and eliminate grain. With digital I have it. So I never add grain back. Yes, digital pictures look like they come from a digital camera.
...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 11-05-2008
Replies: 34
Views: 3,316
Posted By zeitz
Photoshop, by far. Allows you to work in LAB...

Photoshop, by far. Allows you to work in LAB color space. More control than any other program. See Digital Photo Pro magazine, May/June 2008, page 94.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 11-01-2008
Replies: 20
Views: 1,786
Posted By zeitz
I use a Canon iPF5100, which is a 12 ink pigment...

I use a Canon iPF5100, which is a 12 ink pigment printer. The large cartidges are expensive, but they last a very long time. It is great printer, with one exception. The exception applies to all...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 10-19-2008
Replies: 5
Views: 1,651
Posted By zeitz
John also has another excellent point. What...

John also has another excellent point. What accessories/lenses do you plan to use? The Accura units were "clones" of the Kilarflex/Kilarscope which have 78.8 mm registration. So Kilfitt lenses...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 10-18-2008
Replies: 6
Views: 728
Posted By zeitz
I like Focal Point in Colorado. ...

I like Focal Point in Colorado. focalpointlens.com But there is nothing unique about Canon RF lenses. Any shop with Leica experience can repair the lens.
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 10-18-2008
Replies: 5
Views: 1,651
Posted By zeitz
The unit originally had a short cable that went...

The unit originally had a short cable that went from the button behind the lever to the shutter release on the camera. The button does not go down; it goes up when the lever is pushed, raising. So...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 10-07-2008
Replies: 5
Views: 679
Posted By zeitz
The "thickness" (flange to film) of an LTM body...

The "thickness" (flange to film) of an LTM body is 28.8mm. The "thickness" of an LBM body is 27.8mm. The LTM to LTB adapter is 1mm. With these numbers you can calculate exactly the length of tube...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 10-06-2008
Replies: 2
Views: 944
Posted By zeitz
See the thread in the M8 / MD form entitled How...

See the thread in the M8 / MD form entitled How many Owners of the M8 use a Visoflex? (http://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=64527) for a discussion of the Novoflex, Kilfitt and...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 10-05-2008
Replies: 12
Views: 2,519
Posted By zeitz
Astro Berlin made a wide array of Big Glass...

Astro Berlin made a wide array of Big Glass lenses. They were very popular in the movie industry. Many of them would fit on Visoflex with an adapter, including the two you mention. Typically they...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 10-04-2008
Replies: 12
Views: 2,519
Posted By zeitz
The M8 is a couple of mm's higher than the M6TTL...

The M8 is a couple of mm's higher than the M6TTL or M7. I can't get my VII to work on my M8. I guess it could work with the arm forward and using a double cable release.

Regarding other lens...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-13-2008
Replies: 19
Views: 1,930
Posted By zeitz
I find it very hard to position the film...

I find it very hard to position the film correctly with the clip. So I just ignore it. Use your index finger to prevent the film from sliding on the reel as you load the first few turns. Otherwise...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-13-2008
Replies: 19
Views: 1,930
Posted By zeitz
One last thought. Did you buy used reels? If...

One last thought. Did you buy used reels? If they were used for E-6 processing and the last chemiical (a preservative) was used with the film still on the reel, the reel gets sticky. This...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 09-01-2008
Replies: 19
Views: 2,014
Posted By zeitz
I sold my M3 because it was bulky compared to a...

I sold my M3 because it was bulky compared to a IIIf.

If you are going to buy a camera as expensive as an M8, wouldn't it be worth the price of a trip to a dealer so that you could try it out,...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-30-2008
Replies: 14
Views: 1,550
Posted By zeitz
kevincameras.com has an amazing inventory. It is...

kevincameras.com has an amazing inventory. It is not really a store, but you can pick up your order at his office in downtown Los Angeles. Descriptions of condition are outstanding. Prices are...
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-29-2008
Replies: 193
Views: 17,831
Posted By zeitz
Absolutely fascinating. Thanks for the info. ...

Absolutely fascinating. Thanks for the info.

My plea. Do not donate it to the Smithsonian. They have the largest camera collection in the US, and I don't know of a single piece that is on...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 08-07-2008
Replies: 5
Views: 1,222
Posted By zeitz
I'm not really impressed with the MB-2. It has a...

I'm not really impressed with the MB-2. It has a cheap feel. It is no way near the Visoflex III in usability or even approaches the nice feel of the Visoflex II. I have the 200mm f3.5 which is a...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 07-27-2008
Replies: 5
Views: 1,329
Posted By zeitz
The code doesn't just tell what the focal length...

The code doesn't just tell what the focal length and aperture are. Also one 6-bit code out of 2 to the 6th power isn't the whole code. The camera also takes into account the frameline actuator on...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 07-27-2008
Replies: 31
Views: 4,551
Posted By zeitz
RAW is definitely the way to go. Then there are...

RAW is definitely the way to go. Then there are hundreds of ways to convert. Desaturation leaves a lot to be desired. Capture One, Lightroom, Aperture and Adobe Camera Raw all give more control. ...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 07-26-2008
Replies: 9
Views: 1,295
Posted By zeitz
I have this lens, and it is a fine performer. I...

I have this lens, and it is a fine performer. I was pleasantly surprised. I had to open mine and clean the internal surfaces. I was very easy to do.
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 04-26-2008
Replies: 7
Views: 989
Posted By zeitz
The lens shade Canon made for the lens is the...

The lens shade Canon made for the lens is the T-50 or T-50-2. It also separates into two parts, to accept Series 7 filters.
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 04-14-2008
Replies: 30
Views: 3,843
Posted By zeitz
I routinely print 17 x 25 and wish I had bought a...

I routinely print 17 x 25 and wish I had bought a 24 inch wide printer. I almost always use ISO 200.
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 03-23-2008
Replies: 9
Views: 1,643
Posted By zeitz
Your observations are correct. Even though, read...

Your observations are correct. Even though, read from the camera, the .tif extension is given, it is still a .dng file.

It is much better practice to use a card reader than to read directly from...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 03-06-2008
Replies: 8
Views: 988
Posted By zeitz
Why would you? Because any lens you own works...

Why would you? Because any lens you own works better than a lens you don't own. But admittedly it will always be heavier.

Novoflex makes the adapter you need. But check that you can control the...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 02-04-2008
Replies: 12
Views: 1,005
Posted By zeitz
It's sad to hear Trader Jim and the model train...

It's sad to hear Trader Jim and the model train store have closed. Is Steve's Camera Repair still there?
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 02-01-2008
Replies: 12
Views: 1,005
Posted By zeitz
You should be in LA long enough to hit one or two...

You should be in LA long enough to hit one or two of the big camera shows. See this site

www.cameraquest.com/socalshows.htm (http://www.cameraquest.com/socalshows.htm)

Also look for Paul's...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 01-22-2008
Replies: 34
Views: 4,782
Posted By zeitz
I would like to have a menu option to save the...

I would like to have a menu option to save the full 16 bit image instead of the compressed 8 bit image. It should be my choice, recognizing the write will take twice as long.
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 11-17-2007
Replies: 11
Views: 1,615
Posted By zeitz
I you go with a zoom, select it carefully because...

I you go with a zoom, select it carefully because they tend to have bad distortion of straight lines. Not good for architectural photography.
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 11-01-2007
Replies: 10
Views: 2,077
Posted By zeitz
The VII and VIII are exactly the same height. ...

The VII and VIII are exactly the same height. They have to be because the position of the ground glass must be the same to focus properly. The difference is purely in the 45 degree finder (actually...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 10-31-2007
Replies: 10
Views: 2,077
Posted By zeitz
The 45 deg finder from the VIII fits and works...

The 45 deg finder from the VIII fits and works correctly on the VII. Additionally that finder is a High Eyepoint finder and is easier to see and focus. I find the instant return mirror on the VIII...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 10-22-2007
Replies: 4
Views: 1,059
Posted By zeitz
Why not use the Leica polarizers? Part numbers...

Why not use the Leica polarizers? Part numbers 13356, 14211 or 14418 depending on lens.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 10-16-2007
Replies: 22
Views: 1,724
Posted By zeitz
Avoid USPS totally. I've had two recent bad...

Avoid USPS totally. I've had two recent bad experiences. They lost a REGISTERED shipment with two rarity 8 Leica items. (Registered is kept in a safe and is signed for by an individual every time...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 10-07-2007
Replies: 23
Views: 1,887
Posted By zeitz
$ 249 is still in the expensive category. But at...

$ 249 is still in the expensive category. But at least it has more functionality than just grain.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 10-06-2007
Replies: 23
Views: 1,887
Posted By zeitz
At $ 300, it's more than a "little...

At $ 300, it's more than a "little expensive".
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 09-30-2007
Replies: 15
Views: 1,492
Posted By zeitz
You use the word "mint" rather than "new". I...

You use the word "mint" rather than "new". I assume that means it is "used". You could return it to the seller, or, as others recommend, take it to a Leica repairman and have it adjusted.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 09-10-2007
Replies: 22
Views: 1,708
Posted By zeitz
If you want a monitor of similar reputation to...

If you want a monitor of similar reputation to Leica, there is only one to be had - EIZO. But don't expect to get it cheap.
Forum: Off Topic 09-03-2007
Replies: 21
Views: 1,196
Posted By zeitz
The 0.95 lens converted to M Mount seems to be...

The 0.95 lens converted to M Mount seems to be rare, although I think the real camera repairmen can convert them. Unfortunately repairmen with machining skills and tools are a vanishing bread. Be...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 08-08-2007
Replies: 5
Views: 1,018
Posted By zeitz
There could be a difference. With JPEG, the...

There could be a difference. With JPEG, the camera applies the correction and it is permanently in the .jpg file. With RAW, the RAW conversion software applies the correction on the computer. I...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 07-30-2007
Replies: 37
Views: 4,607
Posted By zeitz
Popular Photography reviewed the lens in this...

Popular Photography reviewed the lens in this month's issue. The review is now on line.

http://www.popphoto.com/cameralenses/
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 07-15-2007
Replies: 16
Views: 1,722
Posted By zeitz
My very old mid-50s lenses, 50mm collapsible...

My very old mid-50s lenses, 50mm collapsible Summicron and 35mm 2.8 Summaron, along with a mid-60s 135mm Elmarit, all focus perfectly on my M8.
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 06-13-2007
Replies: 12
Views: 1,778
Posted By zeitz
Jaap, What do you think changed between last...

Jaap,

What do you think changed between last summer and last month? Perhaps they ran out of parts and don't want to make any more. Perhaps Solms has parts they don't send to the US. There would...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 06-11-2007
Replies: 12
Views: 1,778
Posted By zeitz
Jaap, I'ld sure like to know if you have...

Jaap,

I'ld sure like to know if you have another source of information on encoding the first series lens. I talked to Leica USA repair department on the phone, after sending them my lens. They...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 06-10-2007
Replies: 12
Views: 1,778
Posted By zeitz
I, too, have used this lens extensively. It...

I, too, have used this lens extensively. It works fine. The second version can be 6-bit encoded. The first version cannot as I found after sending the lens to Leica USA and having it returned. ...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 06-10-2007
Replies: 10
Views: 1,427
Posted By zeitz
This whole experience will work a lot better if...

This whole experience will work a lot better if you read the M8 instruction manual. Capture One instructions are under help, but you can download the full help online to read more conveniently.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 05-26-2007
Replies: 18
Views: 1,577
Posted By zeitz
My meter is correct with respect to exposure. I...

My meter is correct with respect to exposure. I do like the real spot on the M7 better than the ellipse on the M8. The exposure hold has a better feel on the M7 than on the M8 too.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 05-20-2007
Replies: 33
Views: 2,370
Posted By zeitz
Beary, The B+W filter type is 486 for UV/IR Cut...

Beary,

The B+W filter type is 486 for UV/IR Cut filters. To order Leica filters go to the web site, look at the downloads for frequently asked questions and they give the part numbers. They also...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 05-20-2007
Replies: 33
Views: 2,370
Posted By zeitz
Consistent with the message on the Leica Web...

Consistent with the message on the Leica Web Site, I received my E39 filter but am still awaiting my E43 filter. It was sent by FebEx from Germany. I registered in December.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 05-20-2007
Replies: 7
Views: 1,193
Posted By zeitz
The Dual Range 50 mm Summicron can not be used...

The Dual Range 50 mm Summicron can not be used because of external mechanical interference. The collapsible 50 mm Summicron can be used if it is not collapsed for storaged. All other 50 mm...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 04-26-2007
Replies: 14
Views: 1,247
Posted By zeitz
I still haven't received mine yet either. One is...

I still haven't received mine yet either. One is an E39 which the web site says would begin to be sent out in early April. The other is an E43 which is some months away yet. I too find it puzzling...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 04-18-2007
Replies: 70
Views: 3,733
Posted By zeitz
Who are digital rangefinders for? Professionals...

Who are digital rangefinders for? Professionals don't care if it an M or not. The motor could be in the body or move the focal plane as on the Contax SLR. This could also give stabilization.

If...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 04-18-2007
Replies: 27
Views: 2,448
Posted By zeitz
The magnifier on the 135/2.8 blocks the flash...

The magnifier on the 135/2.8 blocks the flash sensor. The 6-bit coding for this lens changes how the flash is calculated.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 04-17-2007
Replies: 27
Views: 2,448
Posted By zeitz
OK. Here is the story on unanswered e-mails. I...

OK. Here is the story on unanswered e-mails. I contacted Leica Germany by e-mail asking about unanswered Leica USA e-mails. I was then contacted by e-mail by Leica USA. It seems their spam filter...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 04-16-2007
Replies: 70
Views: 3,733
Posted By zeitz
Note that the newest Canon professional camera,...

Note that the newest Canon professional camera, the EOS 1D Mark III has a crop factor. The sensor is also 10 Mpix. Very similar in spec to the M8. I wonder how long Nikon will produce lenses to...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 04-15-2007
Replies: 6
Views: 1,028
Posted By zeitz
Capture One is an executable, not a driver. You...

Capture One is an executable, not a driver. You can go to Phase One's web site and download it, for the usual price.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 04-15-2007
Replies: 15
Views: 2,438
Posted By zeitz
John, you do need to get the LFI articles. The...

John, you do need to get the LFI articles. The Metz models that support TTL on the M8 are the 54 MZ-4I and the 76 MZ-5. I'm not at all a flash expert, so I don't know how these models compare to...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 04-14-2007
Replies: 15
Views: 2,438
Posted By zeitz
John, you need to get the last two issues of LFI,...

John, you need to get the last two issues of LFI, Leica Fotographie International. Back issues can be ordered on line. There are extensive articles on the SF24 and the two Metz units that work with...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 04-11-2007
Replies: 27
Views: 2,448
Posted By zeitz
Because I don't own an RD-1.

Because I don't own an RD-1.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 04-11-2007
Replies: 27
Views: 2,448
Posted By zeitz
I still can't get over Leica USA not answering...

I still can't get over Leica USA not answering e-mails. I e-mailed Canon on the use of the PIXMA iP4200 printer with Photoshop. I got a very detailed reply the same night. This was for an $ 80...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 04-11-2007
Replies: 24
Views: 1,946
Posted By zeitz
The offer applied to M8's purchased, or paid in...

The offer applied to M8's purchased, or paid in full, on or before 31 Dec 2006. The letter with the lens request form wanted to thank those who purchased "during the period of uncertainty". Full...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 04-10-2007
Replies: 27
Views: 2,448
Posted By zeitz
So, Ted. Give me a name and phone number. I...

So, Ted. Give me a name and phone number. I don't know who the boss is. Berliner gave me a name I could use.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 04-10-2007
Replies: 27
Views: 2,448
Posted By zeitz
Berliner, thanks for the information. I will...

Berliner, thanks for the information. I will forward my unanswered e-mails to [email protected] I'll let you know if I do get a response from Leica USA.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 04-10-2007
Replies: 27
Views: 2,448
Posted By zeitz
Ted, or any other responders, do you know how to...

Ted, or any other responders, do you know how to get Leica USA to respond to e-mail? I have sent the simplest messages to both repair and customer service, and I get no response. I love the M8, but...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 04-07-2007
Replies: 9
Views: 1,446
Posted By zeitz
I use AE 100% of the time, both with the M7 and...

I use AE 100% of the time, both with the M7 and the M8. I meter off the principal part of the scene and use the exposure hold. I do prefer the smaller spot on the M7 to the ellipical patch on the...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 04-07-2007
Replies: 24
Views: 1,946
Posted By zeitz
Other than monthly bulk e-mails, Leica USA has...

Other than monthly bulk e-mails, Leica USA has never informed me directly of anything or replied to e-mails to them. I'm waiting for a 6-bit encoded lens to be returned. (Two encoding coupons did...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 04-06-2007
Replies: 24
Views: 1,946
Posted By zeitz
I think M lenses are in short supply, and like...

I think M lenses are in short supply, and like the M8 itself, lenses are backordered.

I received my 28mm 2.0 Summicron about 3 weeks ago, after ordering as soon as I received the form in late...
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