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Forum: DIYS Modifications 12-27-2011
Replies: 12
Views: 2,710
Posted By Uwe_Nds
No, as soon as you add or remove shims, the...

No, as soon as you add or remove shims, the screwed in lens module will stop at a different end position and therefore the aperture ring numbers will not correspond with the f-stop mark any...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-26-2011
Replies: 13
Views: 2,169
Posted By Uwe_Nds
Haven't tried, yet. But I am anyway thinking...

Haven't tried, yet.

But I am anyway thinking about changing the screen to one from katzeyeoptics.

Cheers,
Uwe
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-26-2011
Replies: 13
Views: 2,169
Posted By Uwe_Nds
Since Christmas, the K5 complements our K200d. I...

Since Christmas, the K5 complements our K200d.

I am very impressed by the high ISO performance.

Cheers,
Uwe

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7004/6570340183_1eb869539e_z.jpg
Tamron 70-300, f=8, ISO...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 12-11-2011
Replies: 15
Views: 3,869
Posted By Uwe_Nds
Replace the CV 50 1.5 with another, good copy of...

Replace the CV 50 1.5 with another, good copy of the CV 50 1.5.

Cheers,
Uwe
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 12-05-2011
Replies: 45
Views: 17,408
Posted By Uwe_Nds
Yours is a pre-war Automat with - most probably -...

Yours is a pre-war Automat with - most probably - an uncoated lens.

Expect colour shots to come out like this:

http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5191/5890861113_2c49f9a00b_z.jpg

Cheers,
Uwe
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 12-04-2011
Replies: 116
Views: 34,908
Posted By Uwe_Nds
Leica...

Leica M8.
http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/9369/U9369I1250688636.SEQ.0.jpg

Cheers,
Uwe
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 11-13-2011
Replies: 8
Views: 2,700
Posted By Uwe_Nds
http://fedka.com/catalog/product_info.php?cPath=39...

http://fedka.com/catalog/product_info.php?cPath=39&products_id=542
This one fits my Rolleiflex Automat (same system) nicely.
The holes for the plastic thingies have the right diameter for the knobs...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-08-2011
Replies: 1
Views: 657
Posted By Uwe_Nds
Don't know, but Aki Asahi sells very nice Zorki 1...

Don't know, but Aki Asahi sells very nice Zorki 1 coverings.

Cheers,
Uwe
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-12-2011
Replies: 30
Views: 3,346
Posted By Uwe_Nds
That was my first thought as well. Cheers, Uwe

That was my first thought as well.

Cheers,
Uwe
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 07-11-2011
Replies: 192
Views: 22,927
Posted By Uwe_Nds
May I ask how you did that? I know about the...

May I ask how you did that?
I know about the sigmacumlaude-conversions for the SD14, but not about Pentax.

Cheers,
Uwe
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-27-2011
Replies: 90
Views: 7,941
Posted By Uwe_Nds
Well, not having watched the video yet. But I...

Well, not having watched the video yet.
But I assume that for most of us, rangefinders are toys, aren't they?

Cheers,
Uwe
Forum: RFF Polls 06-26-2011
Replies: 60
Views: 9,154
Posted By Uwe_Nds
:D:D:D Cheers, Uwe

:D:D:D

Cheers,
Uwe
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 06-24-2011
Replies: 622
Views: 145,307
Posted By Uwe_Nds
Yes and yes. The shot was taken with the Summitar...

Yes and yes.
The shot was taken with the Summitar on the M8. Exif disappeared: ISO 640, 1/8th and wide open. Handheld - didn't have too much coffee that day.

Cheers,
Uwe
Forum: Off Topic 06-21-2011
Replies: 25
Views: 2,796
Posted By Uwe_Nds
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QBG8RhmW_N8 @ 2:06...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QBG8RhmW_N8 @ 2:06 min. :D

Cheers,
Uwe
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 06-18-2011
Replies: 622
Views: 145,307
Posted By Uwe_Nds
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3109/5840126334_9b9...

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3109/5840126334_9b9bae46db_z.jpg

Cheers,
Uwe
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-16-2011
Replies: 20
Views: 1,869
Posted By Uwe_Nds
Congrats! Oh, it was a weird season: Bayern left...

Congrats!

Oh, it was a weird season: Bayern left with no title, Hannover 96 fourth in the league...
Loved it!

Sad though, that St. Pauli went down.

Cheers,
Uwe
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 06-16-2011
Replies: 63
Views: 8,170
Posted By Uwe_Nds
... which can be switched off. Cheers, Uwe

... which can be switched off.

Cheers,
Uwe
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 06-16-2011
Replies: 63
Views: 8,170
Posted By Uwe_Nds
The plastic cover appears stilll to be...

The plastic cover appears stilll to be available:
http://www.ffs-service.de/onlineshop/foto/rcord/500113949b0c27111.html

and here's the one for the...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-16-2011
Replies: 200
Views: 97,031
Posted By Uwe_Nds
Here you are. Cheers, Uwe

Here you are.

Cheers,
Uwe
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-16-2011
Replies: 200
Views: 97,031
Posted By Uwe_Nds
http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4121/4759374463_f59...

http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4121/4759374463_f59a32fcf5_b.jpg

http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5296/5522013011_efc1457aed_z.jpg

Cheers,
Uwe
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-29-2011
Replies: 163
Views: 18,464
Posted By Uwe_Nds
Pentax K200d with Samyang 85/1.4 wide...

Pentax K200d with Samyang 85/1.4 wide open.
http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2346/5772299231_3fa4df4dec_b.jpg

Cheers,
Uwe
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-27-2011
Replies: 36
Views: 5,076
Posted By Uwe_Nds
Yes. Leitax (http://www.leitax.com)produces the...

Yes. Leitax (http://www.leitax.com)produces the adapters.


Cheers,
Uwe
Forum: Other RF 05-23-2011
Replies: 3
Views: 3,620
Posted By Uwe_Nds
Its lens outperformed my Canon EF 28-105/3.5-4.5...

Its lens outperformed my Canon EF 28-105/3.5-4.5 USM II and was the reason I bought into the R-System some 10 years ago.

Cheers,
Uwe
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-22-2011
Replies: 57
Views: 3,816
Posted By Uwe_Nds
Being a good German - yes, I do. :o Cheers, Uwe

Being a good German - yes, I do. :o

Cheers,
Uwe
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-18-2011
Replies: 22
Views: 1,892
Posted By Uwe_Nds
Replacing the light seals on both the Vivitar and...

Replacing the light seals on both the Vivitar and the Yashica is a piece of cake with Jon Goodman's material. Adjusting the RF on the Vivitar is also easily done at home - if nothing else is wrong...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 05-04-2011
Replies: 33
Views: 8,095
Posted By Uwe_Nds
No, it means that you are now entitled to buy...

No, it means that you are now entitled to buy more camera gear for 600-800$. :angel:

Cheers,
Uwe
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 04-27-2011
Replies: 59
Views: 9,033
Posted By Uwe_Nds
Not photographic, but "Mein Kind ist...

Not photographic, but "Mein Kind ist unschlagbar!" - "My kid is unbeatable!"

Cheers,
Uwe
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 04-25-2011
Replies: 78
Views: 29,681
Posted By Uwe_Nds
With Firefox: Grab the picture with the mouse and...

With Firefox: Grab the picture with the mouse and pull it - left mouse button pressed - into the tab bar. A new tab opens showing only the picture. Copy the address of the picture and insert it into...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 04-25-2011
Replies: 53
Views: 6,224
Posted By Uwe_Nds
For me too! But until then, the Summicron-R 90...

For me too!
But until then, the Summicron-R 90 isn't too bad either. ;)

http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4074/4854605626_ecc88e103d_b.jpg

Cheers,
Uwe
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 04-23-2011
Replies: 78
Views: 29,681
Posted By Uwe_Nds
http://www.flickr.com/photos/uwends/5501408517/siz...

http://www.flickr.com/photos/uwends/5501408517/sizes/l/in/photostream/

Cheers,
Uwe
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 04-14-2011
Replies: 32
Views: 11,926
Posted By Uwe_Nds
I cannot imagine that I am the only one using the...

I cannot imagine that I am the only one using the Jupiter-3 on the digital M.

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/9369/U9369I1215864982.SEQ.0.jpg

Cheers,
Uwe
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 04-13-2011
Replies: 32
Views: 11,926
Posted By Uwe_Nds
Hope that's ok with...

Hope that's ok with you:
http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/9369/U9369I1249015042.SEQ.0.jpg

Cheers,
Uwe
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 04-09-2011
Replies: 29
Views: 5,185
Posted By Uwe_Nds
Sigma dp2/ dp2s/ dp2x. With all its quirks it's...

Sigma dp2/ dp2s/ dp2x.

With all its quirks it's even more comparable to an old Jag. ;)

Cheers,
Uwe
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 04-07-2011
Replies: 44
Views: 10,074
Posted By Uwe_Nds
"Let me start this review by saying two things...

"Let me start this review by saying two things that I think are confusing when we read reviews of this lens on the internet or in magazines:
Please don’t expect to buy a “Noctilux clone” for €1000...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 04-05-2011
Replies: 4
Views: 1,639
Posted By Uwe_Nds
You may also stick some parcel tape on one of the...

You may also stick some parcel tape on one of the existing shims and then cut off the excess - IMHO much better than tin foil which starts to crumble when screwing in the optical module.
If...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 04-02-2011
Replies: 47
Views: 5,128
Posted By Uwe_Nds
Actually, that's what I like about those old...

Actually, that's what I like about those old Pentax primes: tried and tested reliable old tech. ;)

Cheers,
Uwe
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 03-28-2011
Replies: 53
Views: 7,131
Posted By Uwe_Nds
So that means that you got the overhaul for...

So that means that you got the overhaul for around 150 USD? :eek:

One working day, i. e. around 8 hours, from the workshop - that's less than 20 USD/man-hour.

Edit: ah, I just read that it's not...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 03-27-2011
Replies: 29
Views: 3,138
Posted By Uwe_Nds
What has it got to do with Russian leather? This...

What has it got to do with Russian leather? This could have happened with any other 50 year old leather strap including Leica and Rollei.

Nothing specific for Russian leather.

Cheers,
Uwe
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 03-21-2011
Replies: 2,014
Views: 617,283
Posted By Uwe_Nds
Love it! Welcome to RFF. Cheers, Uwe

Love it!

Welcome to RFF.

Cheers,
Uwe
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 03-13-2011
Replies: 44
Views: 3,387
Posted By Uwe_Nds
Some are reliable, others are...

Some are reliable, others are predictable.

Reliable = never fail.

Cheers,
uWE
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 03-06-2011
Replies: 1,216
Views: 434,789
Posted By Uwe_Nds
Does the Moskva 5 count as "vintage"? f8, Kodak...

Does the Moskva 5 count as "vintage"?

f8, Kodak Portra 400 VC, Epson V700.

http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5172/5501408517_7fb7ac6f64_b.jpg

Cheers,
Uwe
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 02-26-2011
Replies: 5
Views: 1,001
Posted By Uwe_Nds
Get the latest 35-70/4 (and the latest 80-200/4...

Get the latest 35-70/4 (and the latest 80-200/4 to go with it).

Cheers,
Uwe
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 02-12-2011
Replies: 156
Views: 98,211
Posted By Uwe_Nds
Ok, what's the USD-equivalent man-hour rate for...

Ok, what's the USD-equivalent man-hour rate for your plumber in your country?

How many hours would the abouve CLA probably take if done properly?

Cheers,
Uwe
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 02-12-2011
Replies: 3
Views: 1,053
Posted By Uwe_Nds
Love the 3rd one. Cheers, Uwe

Love the 3rd one.

Cheers,
Uwe
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-30-2011
Replies: 21
Views: 1,171
Posted By Uwe_Nds
http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery...

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/9369/U9369I1167737138.SEQ.0.jpg

Cheers,
Uwe
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-21-2010
Replies: 35
Views: 3,297
Posted By Uwe_Nds
http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery...

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/9369/U9369I1280680764.SEQ.0.jpg

Cheers,
Uwe
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-21-2010
Replies: 47
Views: 5,146
Posted By Uwe_Nds
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LQqq3e03EBQ "I'm...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LQqq3e03EBQ

"I'm not."

Cheers,
Uwe
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 11-11-2010
Replies: 16
Views: 4,005
Posted By Uwe_Nds
Did you focus on the glass or the laptop?...

Did you focus on the glass or the laptop? :angel:

Cheers,
Uwe
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 11-06-2010
Replies: 11
Views: 2,051
Posted By Uwe_Nds
I think it should read "Folder or TLR". Folders...

I think it should read "Folder or TLR".

Folders when I am away on business trips for some shots in between, TLR when I am on vacation or other occasions where I have more space in my luggage and...
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 10-31-2010
Replies: 1,216
Views: 434,789
Posted By Uwe_Nds
http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4088/5108285406_bf1...

http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4088/5108285406_bf1f569017_b.jpg

Isolette III with Solinar 4,5/85

Cheers,
Uwe
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 10-31-2010
Replies: 175
Views: 10,792
Posted By Uwe_Nds
Well, our microwave oven has a pizza setting....

Well, our microwave oven has a pizza setting. :angel:

Cheers,
Uwe
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 10-12-2010
Replies: 153
Views: 34,775
Posted By Uwe_Nds
Leica IIIc and Summitar

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/9369/U9369I1272738418.SEQ.0.jpg

Cheers,
Uwe
Forum: DIYS Modifications 10-08-2010
Replies: 19
Views: 6,866
Posted By Uwe_Nds
Should be similar to the I-61. Cheers, Uwe

Should be similar to the I-61.

Cheers,
Uwe
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 09-20-2010
Replies: 3
Views: 1,366
Posted By Uwe_Nds
David, Sorry to hear about it and your current...

David,
Sorry to hear about it and your current personal challenges.

Edit: Just checked my R5.
*Self timer mechanism
if you switch on the self timer, you only have to slightly depress the shutter...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 09-20-2010
Replies: 353
Views: 30,433
Posted By Uwe_Nds
There are also some European Leica-specialists,...

There are also some European Leica-specialists, such as
www.fotomechanik-reinhardt.de (already retired, but still working on Leicas)

Cheers,
Uwe
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 09-18-2010
Replies: 20
Views: 1,837
Posted By Uwe_Nds
Canon and Nikkor RF-lenses are not very common in...

Canon and Nikkor RF-lenses are not very common in Euroland. :(
I therefore second the ideas about getting a Jupiter-8 or Summitar.
Cheapest option, however, would be an Industar 61 or Industar...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-14-2010
Replies: 83
Views: 8,395
Posted By Uwe_Nds
Well, that's not an M-Hexanon. Cheers, Uwe

Well, that's not an M-Hexanon.

Cheers,
Uwe
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-14-2010
Replies: 83
Views: 8,395
Posted By Uwe_Nds
I had the same experience with M-Hexanons and...

I had the same experience with M-Hexanons and sold them.

At that time, I didn't know about www.kameraklinik.de - have you tried to contact them?

Cheers,
Uwe
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-01-2010
Replies: 6
Views: 1,175
Posted By Uwe_Nds
Stefan, here in Germany, they are selling it all...

Stefan,

here in Germany, they are selling it all the time - two 36 exp. films for 1,79 EUR or so.
But I don't like how the VR 200 scans.

Cheers,
Uwe
Forum: RFF News 08-31-2010
Replies: 19
Views: 5,525
Posted By Uwe_Nds
Well, in particular as prices for CV lenses are...

Well, in particular as prices for CV lenses are already through the roof over here:
35/1.2 Nokton for 899 EUR compared to 879 USD from Stephen. :eek:

Cheers,
Uwe
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 08-29-2010
Replies: 49
Views: 4,667
Posted By Uwe_Nds
Well, probably after the one year coming back...

Well, probably after the one year coming back with a camera to all the places I discovered.

Cheers,
Uwe
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 08-29-2010
Replies: 49
Views: 4,667
Posted By Uwe_Nds
Are you actually losing your creative mind by not...

Are you actually losing your creative mind by not having a camera with you or rather not taking pictures?

Cheers,
Uwe
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 08-29-2010
Replies: 49
Views: 4,667
Posted By Uwe_Nds
One year, no film/ no storage card

No exceptions.

You are taking your camera with you not loaded with film or storage card, explore scenes, composition and happily press the shutter - the only image of the scene will be the one in...
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-27-2010
Replies: 32
Views: 3,580
Posted By Uwe_Nds
Congrats, Frank! Well deserved. Cheers, Uwe

Congrats, Frank!

Well deserved.

Cheers,
Uwe
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 08-27-2010
Replies: 23
Views: 4,032
Posted By Uwe_Nds
Hi Fred, I once had a user R4 which was ok and I...

Hi Fred,
I once had a user R4 which was ok and I bought another user one c/w the Summicron-R 50/2 for a friend of mine for 250 EUR.

However, those cameras were used and that - for me - was a sign...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 08-26-2010
Replies: 2,014
Views: 617,283
Posted By Uwe_Nds
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 08-24-2010
Replies: 33
Views: 8,969
Posted By Uwe_Nds
Well, I shouldn't have let the wife adjust the...

Well, I shouldn't have let the wife adjust the focus on the camera. :angel:

Cheers,
Uwe
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 08-24-2010
Replies: 33
Views: 8,969
Posted By Uwe_Nds
Wim, I am also very pleased with my...

Wim,
I am also very pleased with my Va.

http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4121/4922822606_54eddde07c_z.jpg

Cheers,
Uwe
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 08-21-2010
Replies: 27
Views: 4,383
Posted By Uwe_Nds
Ok, the Ektar pics are much sharper, you...

Ok, the Ektar pics are much sharper, you say:
Wild guess: film flatness issues. The Ektar negatives developed in a lab are flat, the negative of the girl was developed at home and is (slightly)...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 08-21-2010
Replies: 27
Views: 4,383
Posted By Uwe_Nds
Ok, 4000 px for 35mm equals some 6200 px for...

Ok, 4000 px for 35mm equals some 6200 px for MF.

This is what I got out of a negative taken with an old Rolleicord scanned with the V700 with an original picture size of approx. 6200 x 6200...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 08-21-2010
Replies: 27
Views: 4,383
Posted By Uwe_Nds
Medium format or 35mm? Cheers, Uwe

Medium format or 35mm?

Cheers,
Uwe
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 08-19-2010
Replies: 23
Views: 4,032
Posted By Uwe_Nds
Now, that's a constructive reply....

Now, that's a constructive reply. :rolleyes:

Cheers,
Uwe
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 08-19-2010
Replies: 23
Views: 4,032
Posted By Uwe_Nds
First of all, welcome to RFF! Here's some good...

First of all, welcome to RFF!

Here's some good advice about buying used Leica R cameras:
http://www.angelfire.com/biz/Leica/page6.html

I took a newly acquired user-R5 on vacation without trying it...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-18-2010
Replies: 32
Views: 2,466
Posted By Uwe_Nds
Island of Hvar,...

Island of Hvar, Croatia:

http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4074/4893441232_c31d0a8241_b.jpg

http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4099/4882525145_ff9430878c_b.jpg

Cheers,
Uwe
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 08-18-2010
Replies: 1,216
Views: 434,789
Posted By Uwe_Nds
Thank you very much! That's a very clean Solinar...

Thank you very much!
That's a very clean Solinar on Kodak Ektar.
Scanned on Epson's V700.

I am very pleased with the camera and lens - the Ektar, I find fine for landscapes, but not for...
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 08-18-2010
Replies: 1,216
Views: 434,789
Posted By Uwe_Nds
Agfa Isolette III with Solinar...

Agfa Isolette III with Solinar 4,5/85:
http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4099/4882525145_ff9430878c_z.jpg

Cheers,
Uwe
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 08-17-2010
Replies: 91
Views: 8,179
Posted By Uwe_Nds
May that be partly because, as I understand,...

May that be partly because, as I understand, English is not his native language?

Love to read some posts from you in either German or Dutch. :angel:

Cheers,
Uwe
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 08-17-2010
Replies: 35
Views: 5,824
Posted By Uwe_Nds
Roger, Thank you! A pleasure to read - as...

Roger,

Thank you! A pleasure to read - as usual.

Cheers,
Uwe
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 08-15-2010
Replies: 91
Views: 8,179
Posted By Uwe_Nds
Test charts! They told you, didn't they? ;) What...

Test charts! They told you, didn't they? ;)
What matters is real life pictures, isn't it? :p :D

Cheers,
Uwe :angel:
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 08-15-2010
Replies: 91
Views: 8,179
Posted By Uwe_Nds
Well, if you don't care about the M8 or whatever,...

Well, if you don't care about the M8 or whatever, then why are you getting so upset about people unfavourably comparing the R-D1 to it? :angel:

Cheers,
Uwe
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 08-15-2010
Replies: 91
Views: 8,179
Posted By Uwe_Nds
And? What does you picture show? This one was...

And? What does you picture show?

This one was taken with a C-Lux 2:
http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4074/4893441232_c31d0a8241_b.jpg

Same IQ as the R-D1, isn't it? ;)

Now, the R-D1 has the same (or...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 08-13-2010
Replies: 24
Views: 2,635
Posted By Uwe_Nds
Well, their used stuff may be overpriced, but the...

Well, their used stuff may be overpriced, but the new Leica R-stuff and some new Zeiss ZM-stuff is very reasonably priced and I had no problems whatsoever dealing with them.

Cheers,
Uwe
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 08-11-2010
Replies: 15
Views: 2,241
Posted By Uwe_Nds
Tom & Emily, Just take your time and...

Tom & Emily,

Just take your time and recover.

Well, it seems that this was a case of $h!t happens.
In some 28 years driving, I only had a blown tyre on the motorway once - and yes, that's an...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 08-08-2010
Replies: 15
Views: 2,241
Posted By Uwe_Nds
Tom, Good to hear that the two of you are...

Tom,
Good to hear that the two of you are ok!

How did that happen? :eek:

Cheers,
Uwe
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 08-05-2010
Replies: 26
Views: 4,598
Posted By Uwe_Nds
http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4099/4863038719_4a9...

http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4099/4863038719_4a9ab9b6fa_b.jpg

http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4096/4863658336_9014326238_b.jpg

Vicky,
I am also very pleased with the results; however, I do not...
Forum: Tom Abrahamsson of RapidWinder.com 08-05-2010
Replies: 76
Views: 7,490
Posted By Uwe_Nds
Also condolences from me. Uwe

Also condolences from me.

Uwe
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 08-05-2010
Replies: 2,014
Views: 617,283
Posted By Uwe_Nds
Rolleicord Va in Croatia. Portra 160...

Rolleicord Va in Croatia. Portra 160 NC.

http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4076/4863057883_69c80e0413_b.jpg

Cheers,
Uwe
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-31-2010
Replies: 21
Views: 2,664
Posted By Uwe_Nds
Well, after December, 21st 2012...

Well, after December, 21st 2012 (http://www.greatdreams.com/2012.htm) all film and digital will go away anyway - so why worry? ;)

Cheers,
Uwe
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 07-10-2010
Replies: 22
Views: 3,990
Posted By Uwe_Nds
Tom, Did you contact Kameraklink in...

Tom,
Did you contact Kameraklink in Hamburg?

Cheers,
Uwe
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 07-10-2010
Replies: 44
Views: 7,056
Posted By Uwe_Nds
I was very happy with mine on film - both the...

I was very happy with mine on film - both the Hexar RF and M6 - but on the M8, it didn't focus correctly.
Sadly sold it.

Cheers,
Uwe
Forum: Off Topic 07-07-2010
Replies: 959
Views: 20,120
Posted By Uwe_Nds
Actually, during the European Championship 2008,...

Actually, during the European Championship 2008, the polyp forecasted a German win over Spain.
And was wrong.:angel:

Cheers,
Uwe
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 07-06-2010
Replies: 0
Views: 892
Posted By Uwe_Nds
Yet Another Camera Case

http://de.dawanda.com/product/8709798-Pixbag-Kameratasche-Spiegelreflex-SLR-Canon-ua

:eek::eek::eek:

Cheers,
Uwe
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 07-06-2010
Replies: 6
Views: 1,398
Posted By Uwe_Nds
Well, you must have quite long arms then. ;) With...

Well, you must have quite long arms then. ;)
With a 35mm lens, width of the frame is approx. the distance to the subject, isn't it?
Guessing the height of your subject, I assume that you were two,...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 07-05-2010
Replies: 14
Views: 1,420
Posted By Uwe_Nds
http://www.voigtlaender.de/cms/voigtlaender/voigtl...

http://www.voigtlaender.de/cms/voigtlaender/voigtlaender_cms.nsf/id/pa_impressum_d.html

Cheers,
Uwe
Forum: Yashica RF 07-05-2010
Replies: 9
Views: 1,926
Posted By Uwe_Nds
The classic Volkswagen is a Volvo. ;-) Nice...

The classic Volkswagen is a Volvo. ;-)

Nice shots, anyway!

Cheers,
Uwe
Forum: Off Topic 07-03-2010
Replies: 959
Views: 20,120
Posted By Uwe_Nds
Oh, this "kindergarten" showed such a great team...

Oh, this "kindergarten" showed such a great team spirit and Podolski couldn't stop giggling and grinning in the interview after the match!

We shall see - we're among the four best teams now and each...
Forum: Off Topic 06-27-2010
Replies: 959
Views: 20,120
Posted By Uwe_Nds
Yes, divine justice after 44 years! Cheers, Uwe

Yes, divine justice after 44 years!

Cheers,
Uwe
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-26-2010
Replies: 36
Views: 3,220
Posted By Uwe_Nds
I'd say I-61 instead of the I-50. Otherwise, I...

I'd say I-61 instead of the I-50.

Otherwise, I agree.

Cheers,
Uwe
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 06-25-2010
Replies: 28
Views: 1,925
Posted By Uwe_Nds
Yes, that one (I-50 and not 50-2) definitely...

Yes, that one (I-50 and not 50-2) definitely looks like an M39-lens.

Cheers,
Uwe
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 06-25-2010
Replies: 28
Views: 1,925
Posted By Uwe_Nds
As far as I know, the Industar 50-2 is an SLR...

As far as I know, the Industar 50-2 is an SLR lens with M42 thread.
I do not know if there is a M39 version - if so, then most probably for the old Zenit SLRs which have a different register than the...
Forum: Off Topic 06-24-2010
Replies: 959
Views: 20,120
Posted By Uwe_Nds
Seconded. :p Cheers, Uwe

Seconded. :p

Cheers,
Uwe
Forum: Off Topic 06-24-2010
Replies: 959
Views: 20,120
Posted By Uwe_Nds
Ciao Dino, Oh, it was a great satisfaction for...

Ciao Dino,

Oh, it was a great satisfaction for me as well!
I do not like Bayern Munich - and I am not alone.:angel:

And anyway, they are not German, they are Bavarian. :rolleyes:

I was not too...
Forum: Off Topic 06-24-2010
Replies: 959
Views: 20,120
Posted By Uwe_Nds
Oh, I can fully understand that! That's why I am...

Oh, I can fully understand that!

That's why I am very happy that FC St. Pauli now made it into the German 1. Bundesliga. See how they will do next...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 06-23-2010
Replies: 2
Views: 1,019
Posted By Uwe_Nds
Maybe this one...

Maybe this one helps?
http://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=90378

Cheers,
Uwe
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 06-22-2010
Replies: 7
Views: 773
Posted By Uwe_Nds
Tomosy describes the lens in the Leica Camera...

Tomosy describes the lens in the Leica Camera Repair Handbook (http://books.google.de/books?id=NSP6sQk2avkC&printsec=frontcover&dq=tomosy+leica+camera+repair+handbook#v=onepage&q&f=false). Maybe that...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-17-2010
Replies: 36
Views: 6,537
Posted By Uwe_Nds
Well, my grandmother used to say: "we are too...

Well, my grandmother used to say: "we are too poor to buy cheap."

Cheers,
Uwe
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 06-13-2010
Replies: 11
Views: 1,283
Posted By Uwe_Nds
I-61 looks more contrasty (sharper?) to...

I-61 looks more contrasty (sharper?) to me.

Cheers,
Uwe
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 06-13-2010
Replies: 12
Views: 2,269
Posted By Uwe_Nds
Great shots! Looks like that part is not...

Great shots!

Looks like that part is not affected by the flood, then.
Hope that you are ok as well.

Cheers,
Uwe
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 06-08-2010
Replies: 13
Views: 1,896
Posted By Uwe_Nds
Brian, Great - I have an I-61 in the mail from...

Brian,
Great - I have an I-61 in the mail from Ukraine.

Paul,
I also started to very much appreciate the Tessars (again) recently.

Cheers,
Uwe
Forum: RFF Polls 06-01-2010
Replies: 18
Views: 2,311
Posted By Uwe_Nds
Actually, two already. ;) Cheers, Uwe

Actually, two already. ;)

Cheers,
Uwe
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 05-29-2010
Replies: 4
Views: 2,594
Posted By Uwe_Nds
Instead of sending it, you could just pop 'round...

Instead of sending it, you could just pop 'round to Rödermark, not too far from Frankfurt, is it? - from what I know, Sigma staff there is very helpful.

Cheers,
Uwe
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 05-26-2010
Replies: 8
Views: 1,716
Posted By Uwe_Nds
I have no experience with the 28/1.9, but from...

I have no experience with the 28/1.9, but from what I read its internal build is similar to the 35/1.7.

On the Ultron 35, the rangefinder cam gets displaced when you change the position of the...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 05-23-2010
Replies: 13
Views: 2,000
Posted By Uwe_Nds
... which depicts Poland accurately! Great...

... which depicts Poland accurately!

Great shots.

Pozdrawiam,
Uwe
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-21-2010
Replies: 46
Views: 3,099
Posted By Uwe_Nds
Sounds a lot like a Sigma dp2. Myself, I am...

Sounds a lot like a Sigma dp2.

Myself, I am content with the M8.

Cheers,
Uwe
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 05-21-2010
Replies: 8
Views: 1,716
Posted By Uwe_Nds
Cheers, Uwe

Cheers,
Uwe
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 05-21-2010
Replies: 8
Views: 1,716
Posted By Uwe_Nds
4. Re-install the front lens group with the...

4. Re-install the front lens group with the aperture ring. Make sure that the tab controlling the aperture goes into the recess in the aperture ring.


5. Re-install the three chrome screws and...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 05-21-2010
Replies: 8
Views: 1,716
Posted By Uwe_Nds
3. The position of the "optical module" is not...

3. The position of the "optical module" is not adjusted via shims, but by turning a ring with three long slots. Loosen (but not remove!) the three screws locking the adjustment ring and adjust focus...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 05-21-2010
Replies: 8
Views: 1,716
Posted By Uwe_Nds
1. Unscrew the hood and remove the front name...

1. Unscrew the hood and remove the front name ring. I used a small slotted screwdriver which I put in one of the engraved letters (e.g. the vertical part of the "E"), but make sure you do not scratch...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 05-21-2010
Replies: 8
Views: 1,716
Posted By Uwe_Nds
Color Heliar 75/2.5 Focus Adjustment

My Color Heliar 75/2.5 showed some backfocus on the M8, so - being still under warranty - I sent it to Voigtländer to have it adjusted.
It came back with a note telling me that the lens is within...
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 05-21-2010
Replies: 4
Views: 1,203
Posted By Uwe_Nds
It appears that English is the common language in...

It appears that English is the common language in this forum, so do not expect too many replies. ;)
I do not own a ZI, but I assume that you would require the 28/90 adapter.

Cheers,
Uwe
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 05-17-2010
Replies: 11
Views: 3,132
Posted By Uwe_Nds
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Viral_marketing Chee...

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Viral_marketing

Cheers,
Uwe
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 05-16-2010
Replies: 8
Views: 1,890
Posted By Uwe_Nds
May well be. The dp1 I recently sold did very...

May well be.
The dp1 I recently sold did very well compared to a Canon 5D with the EF 28/2.8.

So if you are happy with the Panasonic, it saves you a lot of money.

Cheers,
Uwe
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 05-16-2010
Replies: 6
Views: 1,443
Posted By Uwe_Nds
40.5 mm Cheers, Uwe

40.5 mm

Cheers,
Uwe
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 05-16-2010
Replies: 15
Views: 2,223
Posted By Uwe_Nds
I had the four M-Hexanons and all of them didn't...

I had the four M-Hexanons and all of them didn't focus properly on the M8. Same issue as with yours.
Talked to Mr Reinhardt, a very highly regarded repairman in Hannover, and he told me that despite...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 05-13-2010
Replies: 49
Views: 10,442
Posted By Uwe_Nds
Tried my uncoated pre-war Elmar today with Adox...

Tried my uncoated pre-war Elmar today with Adox CHS 50:

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3035/4604189743_7125d4086a_b.jpg

Cheers,
Uwe
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 05-13-2010
Replies: 2
Views: 1,040
Posted By Uwe_Nds
Arse'n'all has one for 1200 EUR. Cheers, Uwe

Arse'n'all has one for 1200 EUR.

Cheers,
Uwe
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 05-11-2010
Replies: 40
Views: 7,076
Posted By Uwe_Nds
As good as good copies of Voigtländer lenses are:...

As good as good copies of Voigtländer lenses are: the build quality of my Russian lenses appears to be better...

My 1.5/50 Nokton and 2.5/75 Heliar are also in Fürth at the moment. :(

Cheers,
Uwe
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 05-09-2010
Replies: 7
Views: 1,104
Posted By Uwe_Nds
Did you check as described...

Did you check as described here:
http://members.tripod.com/rick_oleson/index-123.html

Cheers,
Uwe
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-02-2010
Replies: 25
Views: 8,631
Posted By Uwe_Nds
I quite like the CHS...

I quite like the CHS 50.

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=78563&stc=1&d=1272810634

Cheers,
Uwe
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 05-01-2010
Replies: 37
Views: 7,675
Posted By Uwe_Nds
Can't complain about the Summitar on my recently...

Can't complain about the Summitar on my recently acquired IIIc.

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/9369/U9369I1272738418.SEQ.0.jpg

Cheers,
Uwe
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 04-30-2010
Replies: 1,216
Views: 434,789
Posted By Uwe_Nds
Some more from the Isolette III / Solinar 4.5/85

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/9369/U9369I1272649550.SEQ.0.jpg

Cheers,
Uwe
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 04-27-2010
Replies: 8
Views: 982
Posted By Uwe_Nds
Brian, Hope that...

Brian,

Hope that helps:
http://jay.fedka.com/index_files/Page325.htm

Cheers,
Uwe
Forum: Optics Theory - 04-24-2010
Replies: 38
Views: 5,469
Posted By Uwe_Nds
What about the...

What about the J-12?

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/9369/U9369I1272177097.SEQ.0.jpg

Cheers,
Uwe
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 04-23-2010
Replies: 63
Views: 6,024
Posted By Uwe_Nds
J-12 on the...

J-12 on the M8.

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/9369/U9369I1270896201.SEQ.0.jpg

Cheers,
Uwe
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-13-2010
Replies: 39
Views: 3,320
Posted By Uwe_Nds
The grass is greener in the ZI/ZM picture....

The grass is greener in the ZI/ZM picture. ;)

Cheers,
Uwe
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-13-2010
Replies: 27
Views: 2,495
Posted By Uwe_Nds
What about a Vivitar 35 ES aka. Revue 400SE here...

What about a Vivitar 35 ES aka. Revue 400SE here in Germany?
Very nice 40/1.7 lens!

Cheers,
Uwe
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 04-10-2010
Replies: 9
Views: 1,490
Posted By Uwe_Nds
Seconded! Cheers, Uwe

Seconded!

Cheers,
Uwe
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-03-2010
Replies: 66
Views: 7,859
Posted By Uwe_Nds
Ok, at ISO 16 to ISO 20, film still may have an...

Ok, at ISO 16 to ISO 20, film still may have an advantage over digital @ ISO160.

It would be interesting to see a similar comparison @ ISO 400, ISO 800, ISO 1600, etc. ;)

Cheers,
Uwe
Forum: Leica Screw Mount Copies 03-31-2010
Replies: 7
Views: 1,402
Posted By Uwe_Nds
The Canon is a bit low contrast whereas the J-8...

The Canon is a bit low contrast whereas the J-8 is quite high contrast.
Due to scanning?

Actually, out of the three I prefer the Industar shot.

Btw: two out of three lenses are Commie...
Forum: Off Topic 03-30-2010
Replies: 138
Views: 5,443
Posted By Uwe_Nds
Oh, he definitely was! Cheers, Uwe

Oh, he definitely was!

Cheers,
Uwe
Forum: Off Topic 03-30-2010
Replies: 138
Views: 5,443
Posted By Uwe_Nds
Roger, Actually, here in Germany there hasn't...

Roger,
Actually, here in Germany there hasn't been any raise - beer and wine can still be bought by 16-year olds, hard spirits and tobacco from the age of 18.
However, it appears that more and more...
Forum: Off Topic 03-28-2010
Replies: 138
Views: 5,443
Posted By Uwe_Nds
You are right. "Paranoia" was the word I was...

You are right. "Paranoia" was the word I was looking for.
And you are right: nothing's wrong with good old-fashioned life-preserving fear.

I like that expression. :-)

Cheers,
Uwe
Forum: Off Topic 03-28-2010
Replies: 138
Views: 5,443
Posted By Uwe_Nds
Paul, Ok, that's fine with you then. But there...

Paul,
Ok, that's fine with you then.
But there are millions of people in your country who cannot afford health insurance.

Here in Germany, basically everybody is entitled to health care and those...
Forum: Off Topic 03-28-2010
Replies: 138
Views: 5,443
Posted By Uwe_Nds
Job 38:2. Cheers, Uwe

Job 38:2.

Cheers,
Uwe
Forum: Off Topic 03-28-2010
Replies: 138
Views: 5,443
Posted By Uwe_Nds
Well, that's stupid! You do have road legal front...

Well, that's stupid!
You do have road legal front and rear lights on your skateboard, though, don't you? ;)

Cheers,
Uwe
Forum: Off Topic 03-28-2010
Replies: 138
Views: 5,443
Posted By Uwe_Nds
Same as to the warrior soul of the U.S. of A....

Same as to the warrior soul of the U.S. of A. ;-)

I would not call it "nanny-state mentality", but rather psychopathic.
And it's not just photography.

Why the heck do need my fingerprints and...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 03-23-2010
Replies: 21
Views: 6,354
Posted By Uwe_Nds
Well, wouldn't it be best to ask them directly...

Well, wouldn't it be best to ask them directly tomorrow morning? ;)

Cheers,
Uwe
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-19-2010
Replies: 60
Views: 3,391
Posted By Uwe_Nds
What about a small fixed lens rangefinder,...

What about a small fixed lens rangefinder, then?

Cheers,
Uwe
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-19-2010
Replies: 60
Views: 3,391
Posted By Uwe_Nds
Pentax Super A? Cheers, Uwe

Pentax Super A?

Cheers,
Uwe
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 03-19-2010
Replies: 8
Views: 1,969
Posted By Uwe_Nds
I can confirm that my Summitar collapses safely...

I can confirm that my Summitar collapses safely on my M8.

Cheers,
Uwe
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 03-19-2010
Replies: 622
Views: 145,307
Posted By Uwe_Nds
I'm not going to sell mine, either....

I'm not going to sell mine, either.

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/9369/U9369I1269000235.SEQ.0.jpg

Cheers,
Uwe
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 03-18-2010
Replies: 107
Views: 15,172
Posted By Uwe_Nds
Pau, I do not regard my M8 as some sort of...

Pau,

I do not regard my M8 as some sort of computer (well, I shouldn't - I shared my bed with it :D:D:D).

My 12 years old laptop is still running with its old software, but would not run with any...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 03-18-2010
Replies: 107
Views: 15,172
Posted By Uwe_Nds
Hm, scrape out the innards and convert it to a...

Hm, scrape out the innards and convert it to a film M, then?:D

Cheers,
Uwe
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 03-18-2010
Replies: 107
Views: 15,172
Posted By Uwe_Nds
If "forever" means "as long as it lasts", then...

If "forever" means "as long as it lasts", then yes.

Cheers,
Uwe
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 03-17-2010
Replies: 10
Views: 2,113
Posted By Uwe_Nds
Uncoated pre-war 9cm Elmar on the M8 @ ISO 640

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/9369/U9369I1214678551.SEQ.0.jpg

Cheers,
Uwe
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 03-16-2010
Replies: 1,216
Views: 434,789
Posted By Uwe_Nds
Agfa Isolette III with Solinar 4.5/85

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/9369/U9369I1268735205.SEQ.0.jpg

Cheers,
Uwe
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 03-10-2010
Replies: 7
Views: 1,127
Posted By Uwe_Nds
That's the one I am using - no problems with...

That's the one I am using - no problems with it.

Cheers,
Uwe
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 03-09-2010
Replies: 30
Views: 3,310
Posted By Uwe_Nds
Hm, then again - looks too uniform to me for...

Hm, then again - looks too uniform to me for uneven film development. Same kind of streaks and pattern on both films developed at different times?
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 03-07-2010
Replies: 30
Views: 3,122
Posted By Uwe_Nds
Pretty well summed up. ;) Cheers, Uwe

Pretty well summed up. ;)

Cheers,
Uwe
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 03-03-2010
Replies: 10
Views: 2,699
Posted By Uwe_Nds
Yes, the Paxettes are M39, but a different...

Yes, the Paxettes are M39, but a different register than Leica.

Enjoy the camera!

Cheers,
Uwe
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 02-28-2010
Replies: 9
Views: 1,654
Posted By Uwe_Nds
www.rawtherapee.com (http://www.rawtherapee.com)...

www.rawtherapee.com (http://www.rawtherapee.com) should also work.
Edit: just saw that the list of supported cameras does not contain the R-D1. :(

Cheers,
Uwe
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 02-27-2010
Replies: 37
Views: 7,479
Posted By Uwe_Nds
I am also very satisfied with a '60 J-3 I...

I am also very satisfied with a '60 J-3 I recently bought:

Wide open
http://www.us-photography.de/images/Upload/l1003351_j3_60_m.jpg

f...
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 02-27-2010
Replies: 20
Views: 2,513
Posted By Uwe_Nds
I can't say anything about the DMR, but compared...

I can't say anything about the DMR, but compared to the M8 with the Elmar 28 Asph, the SD14 does quite well, IMHO:


http://www.us-photography.de/images/Upload/l1001791_m.jpg

Cheers,
Uwe
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 02-27-2010
Replies: 20
Views: 2,513
Posted By Uwe_Nds
Nigel, There are two options available: The...

Nigel,
There are two options available:
The Leitax lens bayonet which you swap for the original Leica R bayonet, and
the sigmacumlaude SD14 camera bayonet which replaces the original Sigma SA camera...
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 02-25-2010
Replies: 20
Views: 2,513
Posted By Uwe_Nds
Well, Foveon and Leica glass is a great...

Well,
Foveon and Leica glass is a great combination (SD14 and VE 4/35-70):

http://www.us-photography.de/images/Upload/sdim0562_1_900.jpg

Cheers,
Uwe
Forum: Olympus RF 02-20-2010
Replies: 19
Views: 3,766
Posted By Uwe_Nds
The camera was well taken. Also by Ania, my wife,...

The camera was well taken.
Also by Ania, my wife, who kindly asked for an Agfa Isolette with this covering. Seems to be popular with the girls - also the non-blondes. ;)

However: first question was:...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 02-19-2010
Replies: 19
Views: 3,143
Posted By Uwe_Nds
Tim, Great shots! Brian, The M8 is a very fine...

Tim,
Great shots!

Brian,
The M8 is a very fine rear cap for the Jupiter-3, making adjustment much easier!

Cheers,
Uwe
Forum: Olympus RF 02-19-2010
Replies: 19
Views: 3,766
Posted By Uwe_Nds
Actually, that's where I got the idea from...

Actually, that's where I got the idea from (http://www.kpraslowicz.com/2009/03/10/special-m6s/)...

See if I can find a transparent one.:)

Cheers,
Uwe
Forum: Olympus RF 02-19-2010
Replies: 19
Views: 3,766
Posted By Uwe_Nds
How to Lure a 16-y.o. Blonde into RF-Photography?

At least, she loves the covering.

Cheers,
Uwe
Forum: Scale Focus 35's 02-16-2010
Replies: 8
Views: 1,590
Posted By Uwe_Nds
Ah! The Vito II was my late father's one and only...

Ah!
The Vito II was my late father's one and only camera for all his life. He bought it new in the late 50ies, early 60ies and it accompanied us on all family vacations.
On vacations, he only did...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 02-14-2010
Replies: 7
Views: 1,205
Posted By Uwe_Nds
The Isolette is rebuilt with new bellows,...

The Isolette is rebuilt with new bellows, rangefinder swapped and the test film shows no light leaks. :)

Just a quick snapshot of my hometown in the...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 02-13-2010
Replies: 7
Views: 1,205
Posted By Uwe_Nds
I managed to grab another Isolette III for some...

I managed to grab another Isolette III for some 25 EUR on the bay - the camera itself seems to have spent some time in a damp cellar, the Apotar lens is stuck - same as the slow speeds of the shutter...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 02-06-2010
Replies: 108
Views: 14,823
Posted By Uwe_Nds
Thanks for sharing the story! I can very well...

Thanks for sharing the story!

I can very well understand that he hated war and politics.

Cheers,
Uwe
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 02-06-2010
Replies: 1,216
Views: 434,789
Posted By Uwe_Nds
Does a Moskva 5 count as...

Does a Moskva 5 count as vintage?

Cheers,
Uwe

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/9369/U9369I1265472896.SEQ.0.jpg
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 02-05-2010
Replies: 108
Views: 14,823
Posted By Uwe_Nds
Nah, we call it: "Sonne lacht - Blende...

Nah, we call it: "Sonne lacht - Blende 8"

Cheers,
Uwe
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 02-05-2010
Replies: 108
Views: 14,823
Posted By Uwe_Nds
From a historian's or conservator's point of...

From a historian's or conservator's point of view, I fully agree.

However, I am more interested in the people in these snapshots.
They were young lads like us (or like we were - for some).
When I...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 02-05-2010
Replies: 108
Views: 14,823
Posted By Uwe_Nds
Philip, I have to agree with Brian....

Philip,

I have to agree with Brian. :angel:

Cheers,
Uwe
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 02-05-2010
Replies: 108
Views: 14,823
Posted By Uwe_Nds
Like these...

Like these (http://images.google.de/images?q=abu%20ghraib)?

Cheers,
Uwe
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 02-04-2010
Replies: 7
Views: 1,205
Posted By Uwe_Nds
Charles, Very much appreciated. Thank you in...

Charles,

Very much appreciated.

Thank you in advance!

Cheers,
Uwe
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 02-01-2010
Replies: 7
Views: 1,205
Posted By Uwe_Nds
Focusing Knob for Agfa Isolette III

I purchased an old Agfa Isolette III with the uncoupled rangefinder. Managed to free the stuck rangefinder, but have to adjust it - however, the setscrews in the focusing knob are ruined so that I...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 01-28-2010
Replies: 8
Views: 3,789
Posted By Uwe_Nds
Have you tried applying lighter fluid to the...

Have you tried applying lighter fluid to the edges of the leather?
Helped a lot on an old Isolette of mine.

Cheers,
Uwe
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 01-26-2010
Replies: 11
Views: 1,778
Posted By Uwe_Nds
Well, at least the lens should be parallel to the...

Well, at least the lens should be parallel to the body which it isn't in the pictures.

Cheers,
Uwe
Forum: Xpan & Other Panoramics 01-26-2010
Replies: 46
Views: 5,721
Posted By Uwe_Nds
Pics are too wide for my screen and too many for...

Pics are too wide for my screen and too many for me to bother going through them.

Cheers,
Uwe
Forum: Scale Focus 35's 01-26-2010
Replies: 3
Views: 1,929
Posted By Uwe_Nds
Ah! Thank you. Missed that one. Cheers, Uwe

Ah!
Thank you. Missed that one.

Cheers,
Uwe
Forum: Scale Focus 35's 01-26-2010
Replies: 3
Views: 1,929
Posted By Uwe_Nds
Cardboard Rangefinder for Scale Focus Cameras

Just found this:
http://pheugo.com/cameras/index.php?page=cardboardrf

Has anyone tried it already?

Cheers,
Uwe
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-24-2010
Replies: 48
Views: 4,207
Posted By Uwe_Nds
Not full moon, yet. So, probably male PMS? I...

Not full moon, yet.
So, probably male PMS?

I like the looks of the M3 style lever better, but unfortunately can't tell you whether it works better than the new style.

Cheers,
Uwe
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 01-23-2010
Replies: 80
Views: 13,148
Posted By Uwe_Nds
Zorki 1 with Red Scale I-22

The Zorki's flange still requires adjustment and then I hope it will work as good as it looks:

http://www.us-photography.de/images/Upload/imgp1249_m.jpg


@Pakeha: I think the strap lugs are...
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 01-18-2010
Replies: 50
Views: 3,869
Posted By Uwe_Nds
Actually, Stephen Gandy is the owner (?) of...

Actually, Stephen Gandy is the owner (?) of rangefinder.com.

I ordered from him and payment and shipping was no problem.
Most of his prices are very reasonable, but read the warranty conditions...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 01-16-2010
Replies: 5
Views: 870
Posted By Uwe_Nds
Could that be a lens for the Zenit M39...

Could that be a lens for the Zenit M39 SLRs?

Cheers,
Uwe
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-16-2010
Replies: 17
Views: 2,473
Posted By Uwe_Nds
Jim, have you ever been tested for...

Jim,
have you ever been tested for Lyme-Disease?

Arthritis is one of the symptoms.

Cheers,
Uwe
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-10-2010
Replies: 28
Views: 2,479
Posted By Uwe_Nds
Get a Nokton 50/1.5 - if it's a good copy, you...

Get a Nokton 50/1.5 - if it's a good copy, you will be more than satisfied.

Cheers,
Uwe
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-08-2010
Replies: 1,337
Views: 198,255
Posted By Uwe_Nds
Last Year's Winter

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/9369/U9369I1231778250.SEQ.0.jpg

Cheers,
Uwe
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-06-2010
Replies: 14
Views: 1,434
Posted By Uwe_Nds
J-8: http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/ga...

J-8:
http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/9369/U9369I1210184712.SEQ.0.jpg

J-3:
http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/9369/U9369I1249015042.SEQ.0.jpg

Cheers,
Uwe
Forum: Off Topic 12-31-2009
Replies: 1
Views: 611
Posted By Uwe_Nds
It's time again. Just watched it on German...

It's time again.
Just watched it on German television.

Wishing all of you, wherever you are, a healthy, happy and successful 2010!

May all your dreams come true.

Cheers,
Uwe
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 12-30-2009
Replies: 14
Views: 1,833
Posted By Uwe_Nds
:D:D:D andreleon, A very nice...

:D:D:D

andreleon,

A very nice granddaughter!

Welcome to rff.

Cheers,
Uwe
Forum: Other RF 12-22-2009
Replies: 11
Views: 1,843
Posted By Uwe_Nds
Here's the...

Here's the manual:
http://www.butkus.org/chinon/konica/konica_c35/konica_c35.pdf

I just replaced the light seals on one. Jon Goodman's instructions are very helpful, but for the C35 Flashmatic/...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 12-14-2009
Replies: 16
Views: 2,734
Posted By Uwe_Nds
The lens is most likely for the Braun Paxette...

The lens is most likely for the Braun Paxette which also has M39 thread, but different register.

Cheers,
Uwe
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 12-11-2009
Replies: 2
Views: 1,271
Posted By Uwe_Nds
What a sad occasion for your first...

What a sad occasion for your first publication!
Still, very fine picture of a - I assume - very fine landlord.

Cheers,
Uwe
Forum: Travel 12-08-2009
Replies: 18
Views: 2,339
Posted By Uwe_Nds
"Gute Fahrt" means "have a good/safe...

"Gute Fahrt" means "have a good/safe journey".

Edit: I do agree about the beer. ;-)

Cheers,
Uwe
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