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Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 09-20-2019
Replies: 24
Views: 1,392
Posted By Monz
I bought a used M10 in UK from LCE. Looked new....

I bought a used M10 in UK from LCE. Looked new. I've had it for about 6 months. No problems at all.
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 08-11-2019
Replies: 89
Views: 2,159
Posted By Monz
Happy Eid Raid. I really like the size and...

Happy Eid Raid.
I really like the size and handling of the M10 but I kept getting blown highlights in hight contrast situations initially. I upgraded to the latest firmware (which changed the base...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 08-11-2019
Replies: 89
Views: 2,159
Posted By Monz
Hi Raid. I had the same dilemma several months...

Hi Raid. I had the same dilemma several months ago: M10 or SL? I already had several M lenses which I had used on film Leica bodies and on the M9. In the end I went for the M10 because of its...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 03-30-2019
Replies: 6
Views: 517
Posted By Monz
That certainly simplifies things. You should give...

That certainly simplifies things. You should give it a try Raid:

https://sites.google.com/site/cornerfix/
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 03-30-2019
Replies: 6
Views: 517
Posted By Monz
Hi Raid, I have used Cornerfix with a VM 15mm...

Hi Raid,
I have used Cornerfix with a VM 15mm lens. From memory you create a profile by taking a picture of a white wall, eg at f5.6. Then this profile can be used by Cornerfix to correct any future...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 03-30-2019
Replies: 6
Views: 517
Posted By Monz
Have you tried Cornerfix Raid?

Have you tried Cornerfix Raid?
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 10-26-2018
Replies: 445
Views: 14,817
Posted By Monz
I like the brassing on that Canon. :D

I like the brassing on that Canon. :D
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-01-2018
Replies: 55
Views: 2,068
Posted By Monz
Kai W, so...

Kai W, so entertaining!

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCknMR7NOY6ZKcVbyzOxQPhw
Forum: Digital Compacts 09-30-2018
Replies: 292
Views: 23,068
Posted By Monz
The GR ii and the film GR1v/ GRIs are similar in...

The GR ii and the film GR1v/ GRIs are similar in size.

https://farm1.staticflickr.com/976/42113338101_565ef64e4c_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/27apSde)Is the dark side of the force stronger than the...
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-31-2017
Replies: 90
Views: 2,854
Posted By Monz
Covfefe _______________

Covfefe

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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-23-2017
Replies: 26
Views: 2,032
Posted By Monz
Feather AS D2, from...

Feather AS D2, from Japan

https://c1.staticflickr.com/3/2910/33406565953_ce767a4944_o.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/SU2oc4)
A Close Shave? (https://flic.kr/p/SU2oc4) by Monz...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 04-18-2017
Replies: 196
Views: 21,631
Posted By Monz
https://c1.staticflickr.com/4/3771/9372986254_fc07...

https://c1.staticflickr.com/4/3771/9372986254_fc07e9c6f6_o.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/fhg1gh)
Decisive Moment Redux (https://flic.kr/p/fhg1gh) by Monz (https://www.flickr.com/photos/monz/), on...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-18-2017
Replies: 371
Views: 51,903
Posted By Monz
Kaweco Brass...

Kaweco Brass Sport


https://c1.staticflickr.com/4/3679/33360234912_c0f9613265_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/SPVVA1)Kaweco Brass Sport (https://flic.kr/p/SPVVA1) by Monz...
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-12-2016
Replies: 51
Views: 6,525
Posted By Monz
He is a regular trader at the Wolverhampton...

He is a regular trader at the Wolverhampton Camera Fair, UK. I have bought several items from him at the fair - no problems. He seems like a nice guy and is always decent to people who try to sell...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 04-17-2016
Replies: 0
Views: 728
Posted By Monz
New focusing screen for Nikon Df

I finally bought an old fashioned replacement focusing screen for my Nikon Df from a Taiwanese company:

http://www.focusingscreen.com/index.php?cPath=22_139

I got the Ec-B screen. It took two or...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-11-2016
Replies: 511
Views: 41,618
Posted By Monz
https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5216/5411196402_7df...

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5216/5411196402_7dfa733511_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/9faNaG)
Intrusion (https://flic.kr/p/9faNaG) by Monz (https://www.flickr.com/photos/monz/), on Flickr
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-11-2016
Replies: 511
Views: 41,618
Posted By Monz
https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5262/5765826632_336...

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5262/5765826632_3364229032_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/9Mvno1)
Rainy Sunday (https://flic.kr/p/9Mvno1) by Monz (https://www.flickr.com/photos/monz/), on Flickr
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-11-2016
Replies: 511
Views: 41,618
Posted By Monz
https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8343/8204426906_922...

https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8343/8204426906_922e788fa4_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/duZQhj)
Fountain of Youth (https://flic.kr/p/duZQhj) by Monz (https://www.flickr.com/photos/monz/), on Flickr
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-11-2016
Replies: 511
Views: 41,618
Posted By Monz
https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8187/8089426009_4af...

https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8187/8089426009_4afc4241c2_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/djQqwe)
A Stolen Moment (https://flic.kr/p/djQqwe) by Monz (https://www.flickr.com/photos/monz/), on Flickr
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-01-2016
Replies: 13
Views: 3,939
Posted By Monz
I have had good results from this...

I have had good results from this place:

http://www.ag-photolab.co.uk/colour-processing-c41-10-c.asp
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-27-2016
Replies: 41
Views: 3,998
Posted By Monz
I make up 5L of XTol at a time in a bucket and...

I make up 5L of XTol at a time in a bucket and then store it in well sealed 1L plastic bottles. I wear a simple mask as used for DIY (from Asda/Walmart) whilst mixing. I have used the same batch for...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-09-2016
Replies: 85
Views: 18,592
Posted By Monz
https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1012/1439656324_c99...

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1012/1439656324_c99a170e3f_o.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/3cdBEL)Snaking Path (https://flic.kr/p/3cdBEL) by Monz (https://www.flickr.com/photos/monz/), on Flickr
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-09-2016
Replies: 85
Views: 18,592
Posted By Monz
https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3490/3736448072_e49...

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3490/3736448072_e49a7353af_o.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/6GbgQu)I am 10 (https://flic.kr/p/6GbgQu) by Monz (https://www.flickr.com/photos/monz/), on Flickr
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-09-2016
Replies: 85
Views: 18,592
Posted By Monz
https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7251/7438764512_8ea...

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7251/7438764512_8eacec4c8d_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/ckkBwy)Aftab (https://flic.kr/p/ckkBwy) by Monz (https://www.flickr.com/photos/monz/), on Flickr
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-01-2015
Replies: 48
Views: 4,966
Posted By Monz
https://farm1.staticflickr.com/685/22657430336_33e...

https://farm1.staticflickr.com/685/22657430336_33ed9f4044_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/AwafEC)Majora's Mask (https://flic.kr/p/AwafEC) by Monz (https://www.flickr.com/photos/monz/), on Flickr
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 10-10-2015
Replies: 19
Views: 11,986
Posted By Monz
Thanks Hi Simon. I just checked my Hadley pro....

Thanks

Hi Simon. I just checked my Hadley pro. Inside one of the front pockets, there is a label saying "Fibrenyte." Check your bag.
Monz
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 10-10-2015
Replies: 19
Views: 11,986
Posted By Monz
I have had a black Hadley Pro in Fibrenyte for...

I have had a black Hadley Pro in Fibrenyte for about 4 years. Great bag. Still looks new. I also recently bought a secondhand black Billingham "Basic" bag in canvas... looks old and knackered but...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 09-27-2015
Replies: 79
Views: 20,401
Posted By Monz
https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5017/5470638867_8ae...

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5017/5470638867_8aee40cd06_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/9kqskM)
Manic Musicians (https://flic.kr/p/9kqskM) by Monz (https://www.flickr.com/photos/monz/), on Flickr
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 09-27-2015
Replies: 79
Views: 20,401
Posted By Monz
https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5123/5360823899_5ea...

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5123/5360823899_5eae77771c_o.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/9aHCbg)
Tats [2] (https://flic.kr/p/9aHCbg) by Monz (https://www.flickr.com/photos/monz/), on Flickr
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 09-27-2015
Replies: 79
Views: 20,401
Posted By Monz
https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3631/3514553141_2d9...

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3631/3514553141_2d90a178cc_o.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/6mz1cP)
Biscuit Break (https://flic.kr/p/6mz1cP) by Monz (https://www.flickr.com/photos/monz/), on Flickr
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 09-27-2015
Replies: 53
Views: 13,959
Posted By Monz
https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3693/13473282245_28...

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3693/13473282245_28b013acdd_o.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/mwA6pK)
From the Archives: 1994 (https://flic.kr/p/mwA6pK) by Monz (https://www.flickr.com/photos/monz/), on...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 09-27-2015
Replies: 53
Views: 13,959
Posted By Monz
https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2802/4295602163_214...

https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2802/4295602163_214858a1b4_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/7xA5Sg)
From the Archives 1: Friend lost and found (https://flic.kr/p/7xA5Sg) by Monz...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 09-27-2015
Replies: 53
Views: 13,959
Posted By Monz
Ahh...the Tamron 28-80 f3.5-4.2 SP .... great...

Ahh...the Tamron 28-80 f3.5-4.2 SP .... great zoom lens for its time. It was the first lens I bought for my Canon T70 whilst at university. At the time, reviews said it was the second best zoom lens...
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 09-08-2015
Replies: 245
Views: 25,780
Posted By Monz
https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2394/2224891829_24e...

https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2394/2224891829_24ec115eb6_o.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/4oB9PX)
Night Light (https://flic.kr/p/4oB9PX) by Monz (https://www.flickr.com/photos/monz/), on Flickr
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 09-08-2015
Replies: 245
Views: 25,780
Posted By Monz
https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8254/8637735745_361...

https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8254/8637735745_361f9fc113_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/eahDUn)
BM Stix by Lamplight (https://flic.kr/p/eahDUn) by Monz (https://www.flickr.com/photos/monz/), on Flickr
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-06-2015
Replies: 371
Views: 51,903
Posted By Monz
https://farm1.staticflickr.com/680/20570568893_46e...

https://farm1.staticflickr.com/680/20570568893_46e0f6fc50_o.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/xkKxsV)
Visconti Opera Elements, Air Edition (https://flic.kr/p/xkKxsV) by Monz...
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 09-04-2015
Replies: 128
Views: 26,120
Posted By Monz
https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3102/2573393003_eaf...

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3102/2573393003_eafdb535d8_o.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/4Vpj5T)
Bengal Tiger (https://flic.kr/p/4Vpj5T) by Monz (https://www.flickr.com/photos/monz/), on Flickr

[M6, CZ...
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 09-04-2015
Replies: 128
Views: 26,120
Posted By Monz
https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1304/1141261351_b76...

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1304/1141261351_b760f0d345_o.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2JRgeR)
Jamming (https://flic.kr/p/2JRgeR) by Monz (https://www.flickr.com/photos/monz/), on Flickr

[M6, CZ 35mm...
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 09-04-2015
Replies: 128
Views: 26,120
Posted By Monz
https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5023/5619629754_13b...

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5023/5619629754_13b601336d_o.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/9yA59b)
Jack Jones (https://flic.kr/p/9yA59b) by Monz (https://www.flickr.com/photos/monz/), on Flickr

[M6, CZ 35mm...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-01-2015
Replies: 371
Views: 51,903
Posted By Monz
Thanks Dave. That photo was taken with a Canon 5d...

Thanks Dave. That photo was taken with a Canon 5d mk2 + 35mm f1.4L lens. Regarding the case, it was custom made for me by a chap called Michael in UK. The design is based on the Nakaya two piece...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-29-2015
Replies: 371
Views: 51,903
Posted By Monz
https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5623/20718706439_0a...

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5623/20718706439_0afa33fc09_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/xyQMAx)
Jabberwocky by Nakaya (https://flic.kr/p/xyQMAx) by Monz (https://www.flickr.com/photos/monz/), on Flickr
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-25-2015
Replies: 371
Views: 51,903
Posted By Monz
https://farm1.staticflickr.com/598/20859399622_b3a...

https://farm1.staticflickr.com/598/20859399622_b3a65cb32d_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/xMgSM5)
Pen Case 1 (https://flic.kr/p/xMgSM5) by Monz (https://www.flickr.com/photos/monz/), on...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-23-2015
Replies: 371
Views: 51,903
Posted By Monz
Hi David, That looks like a Sheaffer 330...

Hi David,
That looks like a Sheaffer 330 Imperial. See these...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-23-2015
Replies: 35
Views: 6,757
Posted By Monz
Some great shots phatnev. The M6 was my first...

Some great shots phatnev. The M6 was my first proper rangefinder... it's still my favourite film camera.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-22-2015
Replies: 371
Views: 51,903
Posted By Monz
PS: useful links for DIY Mont Blanc...

PS: useful links for DIY Mont Blanc servicing:
http://www.fountainpennetwork.com/forum/topic/258071-home-made-piston-removing-tool-for-the-mont-blanc-146/

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fJBIGZ2KAKM
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-22-2015
Replies: 371
Views: 51,903
Posted By Monz
Hi Peter, Is your Mont Blanc a Meisterstuck model...

Hi Peter,
Is your Mont Blanc a Meisterstuck model with a piston filler? If you don't want to send it to Mont Blanc for a (expensive) service, it is possible to do the job yourself but you need to buy...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-22-2015
Replies: 371
Views: 51,903
Posted By Monz
Hi Will, It's "broad" because of the wide line...

Hi Will,
It's "broad" because of the wide line width that it produces.... but to complicate matters, it's Japanese "broad" which is equivalent to Western "medium"! It's a bit like shoe and dress...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-20-2015
Replies: 371
Views: 51,903
Posted By Monz
https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5775/20631661266_cb...

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5775/20631661266_cbdbeef696_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/xr9E6G)
Heart of the Beast (https://flic.kr/p/xr9E6G) by Monz (https://www.flickr.com/photos/monz/), on...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 08-19-2015
Replies: 22
Views: 3,765
Posted By Monz
Hi lxmike, I have both Bronica RF 645 (with 65mm...

Hi lxmike,
I have both Bronica RF 645 (with 65mm lens only) and Mamiay 6 (with all 3 lenses). Both are excellent cameras and both will produce stunning results. The lenses on the Mamiya 6 retract...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 08-17-2015
Replies: 230
Views: 52,776
Posted By Monz
https://farm1.staticflickr.com/769/20630982816_643...

https://farm1.staticflickr.com/769/20630982816_643389e986_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/xr6bqh)
Nikon Df + CZ 35mm Distagon (https://flic.kr/p/xr6bqh) by Monz (https://www.flickr.com/photos/monz/), on...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-16-2015
Replies: 371
Views: 51,903
Posted By Monz
Dear Tung, I'm a very new Nakaya owner :-) I did...

Dear Tung,

I'm a very new Nakaya owner :-) I did quite a bit of research before choosing a "Broad" nib for my "fat" portable cigar (see pictures above). I normally like European medium, but I was...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-15-2015
Replies: 371
Views: 51,903
Posted By Monz
Thanks Chris. Like yours, the pen is clipless, so...

Thanks Chris. Like yours, the pen is clipless, so I thought it would be wise to get the pen rest to avoid accidental roll-offs. :eek:

BTW I also got that cute goldfish converter :o
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-15-2015
Replies: 371
Views: 51,903
Posted By Monz
After seeing Chris Livsey's Nakaya, I ordered...

After seeing Chris Livsey's Nakaya, I ordered one....

https://farm1.staticflickr.com/710/20607799281_7b218c0b0f_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/xp3mLa)
Nakaya 1 (https://flic.kr/p/xp3mLa) by Monz...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 08-14-2015
Replies: 230
Views: 52,776
Posted By Monz
https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8748/17258787035_a5...

https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8748/17258787035_a5ea524c33_o.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/si6N6H)
Wingman (https://flic.kr/p/si6N6H) by Monz (https://www.flickr.com/photos/monz/), on Flickr

[Nikon Df, 85m...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 08-13-2015
Replies: 230
Views: 52,776
Posted By Monz
I've had my Df for about a year now.... enjoying...

I've had my Df for about a year now.... enjoying it a lot.


https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3900/14980998437_a74080d758_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/oPPwUv)
DF (https://flic.kr/p/oPPwUv) by Monz...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-10-2015
Replies: 371
Views: 51,903
Posted By Monz
Dear Dave, With some nibs, there is nib creep/...

Dear Dave,
With some nibs, there is nib creep/ crusting with Ancient Copper ink. I had this problem with, for example, a Visconti Opera Elements Air. In a Pelikan M200 Cognac (see photo earlier in...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-30-2015
Replies: 371
Views: 51,903
Posted By Monz
Great info, thanks ^^ I didn't realise Parker...

Great info, thanks ^^
I didn't realise Parker originally owned the Hero factory in Shanghai. I always thought the Hero copies of the Parker 51 were just cheap imitations made completely independent...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-29-2015
Replies: 371
Views: 51,903
Posted By Monz
Congrats Dave. The Pelikan M205 is a bit...

Congrats Dave. The Pelikan M205 is a bit unusual...it comes either as "cartridge" filler or "piston filler." I'm sure you'll love it.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-29-2015
Replies: 371
Views: 51,903
Posted By Monz
Yes there are.... but there are some pens which...

Yes there are.... but there are some pens which do not accept these convertors and are "cartridge only."
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-29-2015
Replies: 371
Views: 51,903
Posted By Monz
Cartridge pens are easier to reload but you are...

Cartridge pens are easier to reload but you are more limited to ink/colours... unless you are willing to use a syringe and blunt needle to refill empty cartridges with a bottled ink :-)
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-27-2015
Replies: 371
Views: 51,903
Posted By Monz
https://farm1.staticflickr.com/525/19873996689_7c2...

https://farm1.staticflickr.com/525/19873996689_7c257e9a1f_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/whcqPk)
Cross Townsend (https://flic.kr/p/whcqPk) by Monz (https://www.flickr.com/photos/monz/), on Flickr

An...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-27-2015
Replies: 371
Views: 51,903
Posted By Monz
That 14K semi-soft fine nib sounds great. My next...

That 14K semi-soft fine nib sounds great. My next Pelikan nib will be a Fine, hopefully.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-24-2015
Replies: 371
Views: 51,903
Posted By Monz
https://farm1.staticflickr.com/480/19976342915_ac7...

https://farm1.staticflickr.com/480/19976342915_ac78946e0c_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/wreYMr)
Parker Duofold International (https://flic.kr/p/wreYMr) by Monz (https://www.flickr.com/photos/monz/), on...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 07-23-2015
Replies: 58
Views: 9,001
Posted By Monz
How about a 90mm Elmarit -M? Small, light,...

How about a 90mm Elmarit -M?
Small, light, sharp.

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7251/7438764512_8eacec4c8d_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/ckkBwy)
Aftab (https://flic.kr/p/ckkBwy) by Monz...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-23-2015
Replies: 371
Views: 51,903
Posted By Monz
Hi Dave, This Cognac M200 has a medium stainless...

Hi Dave,
This Cognac M200 has a medium stainless steel nib and is very smooth. It's easy to write with. The writing on the Rhodia pad shown appears quite thin but on other papers, the line may be a...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-23-2015
Replies: 371
Views: 51,903
Posted By Monz
https://farm1.staticflickr.com/464/19919637546_d92...

https://farm1.staticflickr.com/464/19919637546_d921df4f07_o.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/wmemfE)
Pelikan M200 Cognac (https://flic.kr/p/wmemfE) by Monz (https://www.flickr.com/photos/monz/), on Flickr

A...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-23-2015
Replies: 371
Views: 51,903
Posted By Monz
https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3791/19950639021_02...

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3791/19950639021_02ebe36466_o.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/woYeUR)
Meisterstuck 146 (https://flic.kr/p/woYeUR) by Monz (https://www.flickr.com/photos/monz/), on Flickr

This...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-21-2015
Replies: 371
Views: 51,903
Posted By Monz
Such a beautiful pen... is it a Japan import or...

Such a beautiful pen... is it a Japan import or did you get it from a pen show?
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-21-2015
Replies: 371
Views: 51,903
Posted By Monz
https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3784/11650919864_6c...

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3784/11650919864_6c5be55ee6_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/iKy1yG)
by Monz (https://www.flickr.com/photos/monz/), on Flickr

Pelikan M600
Good everyday writer...nice size......
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 05-29-2015
Replies: 37
Views: 5,959
Posted By Monz
Thanks for the heads up Joe. I just ordered...

Thanks for the heads up Joe. I just ordered one... less that £14 shipped to UK! I also have a "real" Domke that this one is based on.... so will be able to compare quality. From the pictures, it...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 04-11-2015
Replies: 25
Views: 5,541
Posted By Monz
I have 3 Luigi straps; 2 for Leica Ms and one for...

I have 3 Luigi straps; 2 for Leica Ms and one for a Rolleiflex. All are excellent. I also have and like the braided Barton strap (which is not adjustable).
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 03-22-2015
Replies: 137
Views: 13,978
Posted By Monz
He may not like the "Dodo" in the background...

He may not like the "Dodo" in the background though. :-)
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 03-21-2015
Replies: 4
Views: 715
Posted By Monz
I believe that cameras with serial numbers...

I believe that cameras with serial numbers beginning with "1" have the 100mm framelines whilst those beginning with "0" have the 135mm framelines.

http://camerapedia.wikia.com/wiki/Bronica_RF645
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 03-08-2015
Replies: 58
Views: 8,121
Posted By Monz
https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7002/6400615143_63d...

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7002/6400615143_63db929ecd_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/aKAPTv)
Caspar's Ride (https://flic.kr/p/aKAPTv) by *monz* (https://www.flickr.com/people/[email protected]/), on...
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 03-07-2015
Replies: 58
Views: 8,121
Posted By Monz
https://farm7.staticflickr.com/6239/6371685581_a15...

https://farm7.staticflickr.com/6239/6371685581_a15b3c7219_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/aH3y8X)
Tessellation (https://flic.kr/p/aH3y8X) by *monz* (https://www.flickr.com/people/[email protected]/), on Flickr
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 03-07-2015
Replies: 58
Views: 8,121
Posted By Monz
Thanks :-)

Thanks :-)
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 03-06-2015
Replies: 58
Views: 8,121
Posted By Monz
https://farm7.staticflickr.com/6167/6176390434_075...

https://farm7.staticflickr.com/6167/6176390434_0757b36fe8_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/apMBGf)
Parsley, Sage, Rosemary and Thyme (https://flic.kr/p/apMBGf) by *monz*...
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 03-06-2015
Replies: 58
Views: 8,121
Posted By Monz
It's surprisingly discreet. Quite non-threatening...

It's surprisingly discreet. Quite non-threatening too.
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 03-06-2015
Replies: 58
Views: 8,121
Posted By Monz
Thanks airfrogusmc :-)

Thanks airfrogusmc :-)
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 03-06-2015
Replies: 58
Views: 8,121
Posted By Monz
https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5327/8995164349_451...

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5327/8995164349_451e4522b5_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/eGSyYv)
Ascent of Mount Vertigo (https://flic.kr/p/eGSyYv) by *monz* (https://www.flickr.com/people/[email protected]/),...
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 03-05-2015
Replies: 58
Views: 8,121
Posted By Monz
https://farm7.staticflickr.com/6183/6111612150_cfc...

https://farm7.staticflickr.com/6183/6111612150_cfc8e1e2e3_o.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/aj4Bnh)
The Tunnel (https://flic.kr/p/aj4Bnh) by *monz* (https://www.flickr.com/people/[email protected]/), on Flickr
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 03-05-2015
Replies: 58
Views: 8,121
Posted By Monz
Good thread Colin and some interesting pictures....

Good thread Colin and some interesting pictures. I also like the Xpan a lot.

https://farm7.staticflickr.com/6080/6114996953_e723752799_o.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/ajmXxX)
The Magnetic Robot...
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 03-03-2015
Replies: 35
Views: 4,800
Posted By Monz
https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3949/15506823075_9a...

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3949/15506823075_9aff3fc3a6_o.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/pChwfx)
T & D (https://flic.kr/p/pChwfx) by *monz* (https://www.flickr.com/people/[email protected]/), on Flickr
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 03-03-2015
Replies: 137
Views: 69,779
Posted By Monz
Thanks Paul :-)

Thanks Paul :-)
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 03-02-2015
Replies: 137
Views: 69,779
Posted By Monz
https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3095/3187686114_918...

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3095/3187686114_9185fe20bd_o.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/5RFJ2q)
The Boxer (https://flic.kr/p/5RFJ2q) by *monz* (https://www.flickr.com/people/[email protected]/), on...
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 03-02-2015
Replies: 137
Views: 69,779
Posted By Monz
https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3385/3206305162_638...

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3385/3206305162_6387ed3952_o.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/5Tk9Pu)
Solitude (https://flic.kr/p/5Tk9Pu) by *monz* (https://www.flickr.com/people/[email protected]/), on...
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 03-02-2015
Replies: 137
Views: 69,779
Posted By Monz
https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3901/14683556563_1b...

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3901/14683556563_1bc8481d77_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/onx4Nk)
New Uniform (https://flic.kr/p/onx4Nk) by *monz* (https://www.flickr.com/people/[email protected]/), on...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-01-2015
Replies: 257
Views: 17,038
Posted By Monz
https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8222/8408461327_60d...

https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8222/8408461327_60df970e72_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/dP2yBa)
Just the Two of Us [2] (https://flic.kr/p/dP2yBa) by *monz* (https://www.flickr.com/people/[email protected]/),...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-01-2015
Replies: 257
Views: 17,038
Posted By Monz
https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5262/5765826632_336...

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5262/5765826632_3364229032_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/9Mvno1)
Rainy Sunday (https://flic.kr/p/9Mvno1) by *monz* (https://www.flickr.com/people/[email protected]/), on Flickr
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 02-27-2015
Replies: 52
Views: 4,700
Posted By Monz
https://farm7.staticflickr.com/6116/6238157909_969...

https://farm7.staticflickr.com/6116/6238157909_96939ed349_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/avfc1H)
Central Library (https://flic.kr/p/avfc1H) by *monz* (https://www.flickr.com/people/[email protected]/), on Flickr
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 02-25-2015
Replies: 8
Views: 1,191
Posted By Monz
You might be able to pick up a second-hand Epson...

You might be able to pick up a second-hand Epson F-3200 if you are patient (max scan resolution = 3200dpi).

http://www.photo-i.co.uk/Reviews/interactive/Scanners/Epson_F3200/page-1.htm

I picked up...
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 02-20-2015
Replies: 127
Views: 17,296
Posted By Monz
I read recently that Jane Bown used to meter by...

I read recently that Jane Bown used to meter by looking at reflected light on the back of her hand! Her photos weren't bad, were they?


http://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/2014/dec/21/jane-bown
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-19-2015
Replies: 19
Views: 1,760
Posted By Monz
https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5530/9433736787_594...

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5530/9433736787_5946092cd4_o.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/fnCnhg)
Along came a spider (https://flic.kr/p/fnCnhg) by *monz* (https://www.flickr.com/people/[email protected]/), on...
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 02-17-2015
Replies: 105
Views: 14,210
Posted By Monz
https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7454/10931699593_49...

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7454/10931699593_4994e22f95_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/hDZPrc)
The Platform (https://flic.kr/p/hDZPrc) by *monz* (https://www.flickr.com/people/[email protected]/), on...
Forum: Travel 02-16-2015
Replies: 20
Views: 2,014
Posted By Monz
I'm in the UK, have a Mac and was able to...

I'm in the UK, have a Mac and was able to download it. Use your gmail address and the license key GEPFREE.
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 02-15-2015
Replies: 10
Views: 2,235
Posted By Monz
I have this lens. It is basically a LTM lens...

I have this lens. It is basically a LTM lens which can be used with earlier Leica LTM cameras without modification. You can also attach a separate LTM to M adapter to the lens which will enable you...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-08-2015
Replies: 50
Views: 2,065
Posted By Monz
https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7002/6822987785_85b...

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7002/6822987785_85bea027b6_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/boVAyr)
Walking the Walk (https://flic.kr/p/boVAyr) by *monz* (https://www.flickr.com/people/[email protected]/), on...
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 02-08-2015
Replies: 30
Views: 2,217
Posted By Monz
I also mis-read the title of the thread thinking...

I also mis-read the title of the thread thinking Chris meant TILTING images :-) I was about to respond with a smart ass quip about using the rotation function in PS...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-26-2014
Replies: 583
Views: 89,330
Posted By Monz
https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3385/3206305162_638...

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3385/3206305162_6387ed3952_o.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/5Tk9Pu)
Solitude (https://flic.kr/p/5Tk9Pu) by *monz* (https://www.flickr.com/people/[email protected]/), on...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-26-2014
Replies: 583
Views: 89,330
Posted By Monz
Thanks Dayrell :)

Thanks Dayrell :)
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-26-2014
Replies: 583
Views: 89,330
Posted By Monz
https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2070/2486390789_416...

https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2070/2486390789_4168ec013f_o.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/4MHpmH)
Dandelion Clock (https://flic.kr/p/4MHpmH) by *monz* (https://www.flickr.com/people/[email protected]/), on...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-11-2014
Replies: 8
Views: 1,310
Posted By Monz
Dear Danish, Humidity is usually not a problem in...

Dear Danish,
Humidity is usually not a problem in UK. The relative humidity in your house will depend on all sorts of factors: insulation, double glazing, ventilation, how often you use the en suite...
Forum: Xpan & Other Panoramics 11-16-2014
Replies: 1,951
Views: 389,523
Posted By Monz
https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4033/4633273714_988...

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4033/4633273714_988c3baa76_o.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/84qJRy)
Panorama 1 (https://flic.kr/p/84qJRy) by *monz* (https://www.flickr.com/people/[email protected]/), on...
Forum: Olympus RF 11-16-2014
Replies: 328
Views: 69,198
Posted By Monz
https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8468/8406741276_3b1...

https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8468/8406741276_3b1f6a6d13_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/dNSKi7)
Nostalgia is a Weapon (https://flic.kr/p/dNSKi7) by *monz* (https://www.flickr.com/people/[email protected]/), on...
Forum: Olympus RF 11-16-2014
Replies: 328
Views: 69,198
Posted By Monz
https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8517/8420323744_e1c...

https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8517/8420323744_e1c6873956_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/dQ5mTA)
School Run (https://flic.kr/p/dQ5mTA) by *monz* (https://www.flickr.com/people/[email protected]/), on...
Forum: Olympus RF 11-16-2014
Replies: 328
Views: 69,198
Posted By Monz
https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8076/8281701055_ef6...

https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8076/8281701055_ef61f3327d_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/dBPTce)
The Hand (https://flic.kr/p/dBPTce) by *monz* (https://www.flickr.com/people/[email protected]/), on Flickr

[XA,...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 11-05-2014
Replies: 21
Views: 2,258
Posted By Monz
Done. .........................

Done.

.........................
Forum: Olympus RF 11-04-2014
Replies: 10
Views: 2,221
Posted By Monz
I have two RDs. Both developed sticky shutter...

I have two RDs. Both developed sticky shutter problems shortly after purchase. I had one of them repaired by a guy in Newcastle, UK. I met him at a camera fair. He charged about £30 which was the...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 11-03-2014
Replies: 4
Views: 1,213
Posted By Monz
I use Ag photographics for all chemicals.

I use Ag photographics for all chemicals.
Forum: Photo Software 11-02-2014
Replies: 4
Views: 1,029
Posted By Monz
I used a Stellar Phoenix for the Mac to recover...

I used a Stellar Phoenix for the Mac to recover an SD card which was corrupted by a Leica M9. Took a while but got most of the images back. Should work for CF cards too.

Link:...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-30-2014
Replies: 26
Views: 3,950
Posted By Monz
with...

with 110mm:

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1350/1117783702_b53c597441_o.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2GLW9N)
H (https://flic.kr/p/2GLW9N) by *monz* (https://www.flickr.com/people/[email protected]/), on...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-30-2014
Replies: 26
Views: 3,950
Posted By Monz
I have two M645 1000s and various lenses (35mm,...

I have two M645 1000s and various lenses (35mm, 55mm, 80mm/f2.8, 80/f1.9, 80mm macro, 110mm and 150mm). It's a great camera: solidly built and very versatile. The s/h prices are very good too. I...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-25-2014
Replies: 252
Views: 26,203
Posted By Monz
He doesn't say explicitly. He says, "It works...

He doesn't say explicitly. He says, "It works Brilliantly! To start the manual focus seems to be BANG ON
 and the regular autofocus works just the same as it did with the factory screen."
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-25-2014
Replies: 252
Views: 26,203
Posted By Monz
Okay, I've just checked the "jerkwithacamera"...

Okay, I've just checked the "jerkwithacamera" website... he says the metering works fine with the screen!
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-25-2014
Replies: 252
Views: 26,203
Posted By Monz
Dear JHP, Thanks for the animated gif. Does this...

Dear JHP,
Thanks for the animated gif.
Does this screen effect the spot metering or matrix metering of the Df?
Can you still use the centre focus point with an AF lens?
Thanks.
--
Monz
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-15-2014
Replies: 35
Views: 3,083
Posted By Monz
https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8203/8278473659_cc9...

https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8203/8278473659_cc99120b54_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/dBxkNt)
Haleem Ingredients (https://flic.kr/p/dBxkNt) by *monz* (https://www.flickr.com/people/[email protected]/), on...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-14-2014
Replies: 80
Views: 6,512
Posted By Monz
https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2401/2167438412_c25...

https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2401/2167438412_c25cda4775_o.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/4iwFVN)
Magnificent Malvern Hills (https://flic.kr/p/4iwFVN) by *monz*...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-14-2014
Replies: 35
Views: 3,083
Posted By Monz
https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3362/3434664223_406...

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3362/3434664223_406284187e_o.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/6evy1F)
Egg and Prawn Noodle (https://flic.kr/p/6evy1F) by *monz* (https://www.flickr.com/people/[email protected]/), on...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-14-2014
Replies: 252
Views: 26,203
Posted By Monz
Hi Tim, I think the company is based in Taiwan...

Hi Tim,
I think the company is based in Taiwan but they ship internationally and take Paypal.

http://www.focusingscreen.com/conditions.php

I don't know if they have a US outlet... may be worth...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-13-2014
Replies: 80
Views: 6,512
Posted By Monz
https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5522/9712355912_ece...

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5522/9712355912_ece64daf88_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/fNfn3h)
Impromptu Focus Test (https://flic.kr/p/fNfn3h) by *monz* (https://www.flickr.com/people/[email protected]/), on...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-13-2014
Replies: 80
Views: 6,512
Posted By Monz
https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8517/8420323744_e1c...

https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8517/8420323744_e1c6873956_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/dQ5mTA)
School Run (https://flic.kr/p/dQ5mTA) by *monz* (https://www.flickr.com/people/[email protected]/), on...
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 10-13-2014
Replies: 74
Views: 13,662
Posted By Monz
The print quality was fine. The paper used was...

The print quality was fine. The paper used was good. It's just that some of the pictures look rather ordinary whilst others are extraordinary. This is the first TP book that I have bought having...
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 10-13-2014
Replies: 74
Views: 13,662
Posted By Monz
I received my copy from Amazon today. Some great...

I received my copy from Amazon today. Some great shots in there but overall, I must admit, I was slightly disappointed with it.
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-13-2014
Replies: 80
Views: 6,512
Posted By Monz
https://farm1.staticflickr.com/127/403773804_e4d10...

https://farm1.staticflickr.com/127/403773804_e4d108d58a_o.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/BFrTj)
Hide and Seek (https://flic.kr/p/BFrTj) by *monz* (https://www.flickr.com/people/[email protected]/), on...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-13-2014
Replies: 252
Views: 26,203
Posted By Monz
I found this after some...

I found this after some research...

http://www.focusingscreen.com/index.php?cPath=22_139

... but haven't bought one yet.

EDIT: Fitting instructions...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-12-2014
Replies: 80
Views: 6,512
Posted By Monz
https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1304/1141261351_b76...

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1304/1141261351_b760f0d345_o.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2JRgeR)
Jamming (https://flic.kr/p/2JRgeR) by *monz* (https://www.flickr.com/people/[email protected]/), on Flickr

[M6,...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-12-2014
Replies: 158
Views: 11,537
Posted By Monz
https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3941/15312271138_5b...

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3941/15312271138_5b5b1609a7_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/pk6oJN)
Redbeard (https://flic.kr/p/pk6oJN) by *monz* (https://www.flickr.com/people/[email protected]/), on...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 10-08-2014
Replies: 42
Views: 5,308
Posted By Monz
Hi Raid, I use both VM 15 and VM 21 with the M9....

Hi Raid,
I use both VM 15 and VM 21 with the M9. With both lenses, you will need to use Cornerfix to correct the magenta banding along the left side. This is a free program and is very easy to use. I...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-06-2014
Replies: 252
Views: 26,203
Posted By Monz
I have had a Df for about a month and like it...

I have had a Df for about a month and like it very much, especially when paired with a smallish prime lens. I have used it mainly with a 50mm F1.4 AFD (but also with 28mm f1.8, 85mm 1.4 AFD and 100...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-05-2014
Replies: 158
Views: 11,537
Posted By Monz
Possibly. I'll ask him! :)

Possibly. I'll ask him! :)
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-05-2014
Replies: 3,193
Views: 765,296
Posted By Monz
A fabulous shot!

A fabulous shot!
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-05-2014
Replies: 158
Views: 11,537
Posted By Monz
https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7135/13354992473_4d...

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7135/13354992473_4d75604615_o.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/mm8PYV)
AA (https://flic.kr/p/mm8PYV) by *monz* (https://www.flickr.com/people/[email protected]/), on Flickr
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-05-2014
Replies: 158
Views: 11,537
Posted By Monz
https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2882/13251093245_44...

https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2882/13251093245_4442297b00_o.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/mbXjmV)
H (https://flic.kr/p/mbXjmV) by *monz* (https://www.flickr.com/people/[email protected]/), on Flickr
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-05-2014
Replies: 158
Views: 11,537
Posted By Monz
https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3804/13271542775_92...

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3804/13271542775_92cd2179e8_o.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/mdL8i2)
G (https://flic.kr/p/mdL8i2) by *monz* (https://www.flickr.com/people/[email protected]/), on Flickr
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-02-2014
Replies: 35
Views: 3,083
Posted By Monz
https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4088/4983359354_df3...

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4088/4983359354_df3c6059ee_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/8An27S)
Eid Biryani (https://flic.kr/p/8An27S) by *monz* (https://www.flickr.com/people/[email protected]/), on...
Forum: Travel 09-30-2014
Replies: 161
Views: 19,517
Posted By Monz
Some brilliant pictures in this thread. That...

Some brilliant pictures in this thread. That horse picture is my favourite. Thanks for sharing tsiklonaut :-)
Forum: DIYS Modifications 09-30-2014
Replies: 38
Views: 21,224
Posted By Monz
Hats off to you varjag, for your amazing...

Hats off to you varjag, for your amazing ingenuity.
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 09-29-2014
Replies: 28
Views: 3,495
Posted By Monz
Top drawer portrait as I mentioned elsewhere.

Top drawer portrait as I mentioned elsewhere.
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-29-2014
Replies: 79
Views: 5,144
Posted By Monz
Rollei 35S with built in rangefinder......

Rollei 35S with built in rangefinder... apparently Rollei were working on the project but it got shelved.
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 09-28-2014
Replies: 13
Views: 2,094
Posted By Monz
Dear pmu, Check out this repair shop and s/h...

Dear pmu,

Check out this repair shop and s/h camera dealer in UK:

http://www.apertureuk.com/camera_repairs.html

The repair would cost about £250 + VAT

--
Monz
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 09-27-2014
Replies: 46
Views: 4,514
Posted By Monz
https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2935/14332162835_27...

https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2935/14332162835_27e418eed9_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/nQu5FM)
Costa (https://flic.kr/p/nQu5FM) by *monz* (https://www.flickr.com/people/[email protected]/), on Flickr
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 09-22-2014
Replies: 33
Views: 3,543
Posted By Monz
I have the 100 mm f2.8L macro IS; superb lens.....

I have the 100 mm f2.8L macro IS; superb lens.. great for portraits and doubles as a macro. I also have the 85mm f1.8: good portrait lens: compact, fast focussing and good value.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 09-12-2014
Replies: 28
Views: 3,078
Posted By Monz
I now use: Transcend 16GB C10. I have had a pair...

I now use: Transcend 16GB C10. I have had a pair of these cards for >1year. No problems at all (yet).

EDIT: Previously my M9 had corrupted a Sandisk card and a 7dayshop card.
Forum: DIYS Modifications 09-09-2014
Replies: 190
Views: 29,301
Posted By Monz
Thanks for the update. Congratulations on your...

Thanks for the update. Congratulations on your camera project and your place at Oxford :)
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 09-09-2014
Replies: 2
Views: 973
Posted By Monz
From the manual: "... 1. Power can be turned...

From the manual:

"... 1. Power can be turned on/off with the
small lever beside the shutter release button.
(ON) Align the white dot on the lever with
the white dot on the camera body.
(OFF) Align...
Forum: DIYS Modifications 09-08-2014
Replies: 190
Views: 29,301
Posted By Monz
Thanks for the link. Applicants for this...

Thanks for the link. Applicants for this scholarship are in year 11 or 12 at school, i.e. around 16 years of age only!
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-01-2014
Replies: 26
Views: 3,094
Posted By Monz
Some excellent shots there Dan :-)

Some excellent shots there Dan :-)
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 08-31-2014
Replies: 304
Views: 103,252
Posted By Monz
https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2842/10859554925_67...

https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2842/10859554925_679227898e_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/hxC4kB)
Gladiators (https://flic.kr/p/hxC4kB) by *monz* (https://www.flickr.com/people/[email protected]/), on Flickr
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 08-31-2014
Replies: 304
Views: 103,252
Posted By Monz
https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7333/10806023065_4c...

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7333/10806023065_4c1e4c1f84_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/hsTGbv)
Alien V Photographer (https://flic.kr/p/hsTGbv) by *monz* (https://www.flickr.com/people/[email protected]/), on...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 08-31-2014
Replies: 304
Views: 103,252
Posted By Monz
https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3812/12754117755_35...

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3812/12754117755_35fe14f28f_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/kr3bRZ)
Texting (https://flic.kr/p/kr3bRZ) by *monz* (https://www.flickr.com/people/[email protected]/), on Flickr
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 08-28-2014
Replies: 23
Views: 1,796
Posted By Monz
https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5554/14876184187_4d...

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5554/14876184187_4d86520868_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/oEykhg)
Real Camera Store (https://flic.kr/p/oEykhg) by *monz* (https://www.flickr.com/people/[email protected]/), on...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 08-25-2014
Replies: 20
Views: 2,037
Posted By Monz
Ag are based in Birmingham, UK. They are local to...

Ag are based in Birmingham, UK. They are local to me and I have had many dealings with them. Their film processing department is fairly new.... they have merged with Metro-labs which was a...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 07-27-2014
Replies: 5
Views: 1,081
Posted By Monz
I had a T70 for 12 years until the winder died...

I had a T70 for 12 years until the winder died (I had it repaired but it died again a year later). I used it with mostly colour print film and black and white film. Just set the ISO at the box speed...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-26-2014
Replies: 71
Views: 6,721
Posted By Monz
Another vote for the Zeiss 35mm f2.0 Biogon....

Another vote for the Zeiss 35mm f2.0 Biogon. Great combination.

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4137/4794524102_9ca4c18173_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/8iFbYE)
The Street Machine...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 07-24-2014
Replies: 12
Views: 3,303
Posted By Monz
Luigi also does "Essential" 15mm straps which...

Luigi also does "Essential" 15mm straps which would fit the Rolleiflex. The fastening mechanism is different (doesn't need the scissor clamps). There is a picture of this strap attached to a...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 07-24-2014
Replies: 12
Views: 3,303
Posted By Monz
I can't agree with NY Dan about The Luigi straps....

I can't agree with NY Dan about The Luigi straps. They really are very well made and look great:

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7114/8157055999_eaff4e93a0_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/dqP3yx)
Narcissus...
Forum: Optics Theory - 06-15-2014
Replies: 44
Views: 35,058
Posted By Monz
Could Sony fit a swing lens in front of that...

Could Sony fit a swing lens in front of that curved sensor and give us a digital Widelux? Curve the sensor even more if necessary.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 06-14-2014
Replies: 46
Views: 4,883
Posted By Monz
Hi Raid, Are you using the latest firmware and is...

Hi Raid,
Are you using the latest firmware and is the battery fully charged?
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 06-13-2014
Replies: 51
Views: 3,764
Posted By Monz
Thanks for the mention lynnb and froyd. Much...

Thanks for the mention lynnb and froyd. Much appreciated.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 06-10-2014
Replies: 31
Views: 6,296
Posted By Monz
I have two M645 1000s and several lenses...

I have two M645 1000s and several lenses including 80mm f1.9.
The Mamiya feels smaller than the 500CM but about the same weight. The build quality is very good.
Mirror slap is not bad. You should be...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 06-09-2014
Replies: 21
Views: 2,085
Posted By Monz
https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1184/859817569_857e...

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1184/859817569_857e5fcec7_z.jpg?zz=1 (https://flic.kr/p/2iYMNR)
by *monz* (https://www.flickr.com/people//), on Flickr



PS ^^ Super shot ricnak
Forum: Simon Says -- SimonSawSunlight Photo Technique 06-08-2014
Replies: 46
Views: 9,103
Posted By Monz
Some excellent shots there Simon.

Some excellent shots there Simon.
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 06-02-2014
Replies: 18
Views: 4,580
Posted By Monz
Haven't tried it, but what about...

Haven't tried it, but what about this?
http://www.amazon.co.uk/Estone-Extension-Mount-Bracket-Camera/dp/B00IHU6LUI/ref=sr_1_113?ie=UTF8&qid=1401728071&sr=8-113&keywords=camera+hot+shoe
Forum: Xpan & Other Panoramics 05-31-2014
Replies: 8
Views: 2,043
Posted By Monz
I use the Domke Gripper strap with the Xpan....

I use the Domke Gripper strap with the Xpan. Works very well.
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 05-31-2014
Replies: 2
Views: 1,695
Posted By Monz
I use incident metering. Just check exposure ...

I use incident metering. Just check exposure with the meter at arms length every now and then or when light changes and transfer shutter setting/f number to the camera. That you, you are always...
Forum: Hardware / Computers / Drives / etc 05-27-2014
Replies: 22
Views: 2,295
Posted By Monz
My vote is for Nexus 7. Great display. Great...

My vote is for Nexus 7. Great display. Great value.
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-25-2014
Replies: 28
Views: 3,008
Posted By Monz
https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7303/13007260364_f1...

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7303/13007260364_f1d3a5c843_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/kPpBkJ)
One man's junk is another man's treasure (https://flic.kr/p/kPpBkJ) by *monz*...
Forum: Fixed Lens 35mm RF 05-20-2014
Replies: 25
Views: 13,321
Posted By Monz
https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7413/8757785243_0bd...

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7413/8757785243_0bdbddbf09_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/ekTWri)The Fantastic Four (https://flic.kr/p/ekTWri) by *monz* (https://www.flickr.com/people/[email protected]/), on...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 04-13-2014
Replies: 40
Views: 3,771
Posted By Monz
Belated thanks for mentioning my photos; I'm...

Belated thanks for mentioning my photos; I'm chuffed.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-10-2014
Replies: 49
Views: 6,091
Posted By Monz
https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2724/4376532334_08e...

https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2724/4376532334_08ea63a1cd.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/7EJSA3)

Probably overkill.
Forum: Olympus RF 04-10-2014
Replies: 19
Views: 3,415
Posted By Monz
Hi, How easy or difficult is it to do a DIY...

Hi,
How easy or difficult is it to do a DIY clean-up of the viewfinder/rangefinder? I have two XA's which are useable but, on both, the RF patch probably could be brighter.
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 04-05-2014
Replies: 20
Views: 2,667
Posted By Monz
I find that after a while the brush becomes...

I find that after a while the brush becomes greasy (presumably by inadvertently touching it) and the grease gets transferred to the lens surface.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 03-31-2014
Replies: 6
Views: 956
Posted By Monz
I'd recommend: Aperture in London Malcolm...

I'd recommend:

Aperture in London
Malcolm Taylor, near Worcester
Newton Ellis in Liverpool
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 03-24-2014
Replies: 114
Views: 16,454
Posted By Monz
http://farm3.staticflickr.com/2882/13251093245_47f...

http://farm3.staticflickr.com/2882/13251093245_47fd8ebb90_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/monz/13251093245/)
H (http://www.flickr.com/photos/monz/13251093245/) by *monz*...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 03-24-2014
Replies: 114
Views: 16,454
Posted By Monz
http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3804/13271542775_8a9...

http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3804/13271542775_8a9b699c12_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/monz/13271542775/)
G (http://www.flickr.com/photos/monz/13271542775/) by *monz*...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 03-24-2014
Replies: 114
Views: 16,454
Posted By Monz
http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7321/13294272565_672...

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7321/13294272565_6722497026_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/monz/13294272565/)
Double Portrait (http://www.flickr.com/photos/monz/13294272565/) by *monz*...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-22-2014
Replies: 4,695
Views: 1,329,063
Posted By Monz
http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3804/13271542775_8a9...

http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3804/13271542775_8a9b699c12_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/monz/13271542775/)
G (http://www.flickr.com/photos/monz/13271542775/) by *monz*...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-22-2014
Replies: 4,695
Views: 1,329,063
Posted By Monz
http://farm3.staticflickr.com/2882/13251093245_47f...

http://farm3.staticflickr.com/2882/13251093245_47fd8ebb90_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/monz/13251093245/)
H (http://www.flickr.com/photos/monz/13251093245/) by *monz*...
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 02-15-2014
Replies: 22
Views: 3,690
Posted By Monz
Some great shots there Dan. I especially liked...

Some great shots there Dan. I especially liked the cover shot, the old woman with the puppets and the tattoo guy. Good use of juxtaposition too.
--
Monz
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-02-2014
Replies: 55
Views: 6,322
Posted By Monz
http://farm3.staticflickr.com/2280/2115253715_6097...

http://farm3.staticflickr.com/2280/2115253715_60973746f0_o.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/monz/2115253715/)
Rollerskating Octogenerian (http://www.flickr.com/photos/monz/2115253715/) by *monz*...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 01-11-2014
Replies: 13
Views: 3,396
Posted By Monz
I use a Metz 32 MZ-3 with Stofen diffuser. It...

I use a Metz 32 MZ-3 with Stofen diffuser. It works very well but may be a little larger than you want.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-08-2014
Replies: 49
Views: 4,165
Posted By Monz
Thank you. Very sensible advice :-) But sometimes...

Thank you.
Very sensible advice :-)
But sometimes I feel lazy!
With Jobo plastic reels I have managed to load two 120 rolls on the same reel. They have a red clip on the side of the reel which you...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-08-2014
Replies: 49
Views: 4,165
Posted By Monz
Thanks. ================

Thanks.
================
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-07-2014
Replies: 49
Views: 4,165
Posted By Monz
Thank you. Is it possible to load two rolls of...

Thank you.
Is it possible to load two rolls of 120 film on one reel? This is just about possible with the Jobo reel after some practice.
Forum: Xpan & Other Panoramics 01-06-2014
Replies: 8
Views: 854
Posted By Monz
Use a film...

Use a film retriever:

http://www.freestylephoto.biz/32760-Arista-Deluxe-Film-Retriever
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-06-2014
Replies: 49
Views: 4,165
Posted By Monz
@rjschell: A couple of questions: 1. Do these...

@rjschell: A couple of questions:
1. Do these reels adjust to take 120 film?
2. Which tanks are these reels compatible with?

Thanks.
Forum: Xpan & Other Panoramics 01-06-2014
Replies: 1,951
Views: 389,523
Posted By Monz
http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5327/8995164349_451e...

http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5327/8995164349_451e4522b5_b.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/monz/8995164349/)
Ascent of Mount Vertigo (http://www.flickr.com/photos/monz/8995164349/) by *monz*...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-06-2014
Replies: 82
Views: 6,574
Posted By Monz
http://farm7.staticflickr.com/6123/5942288197_3d37...

http://farm7.staticflickr.com/6123/5942288197_3d37652afb_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/monz/5942288197/)
Lasso Mach Biran (http://www.flickr.com/photos/monz/5942288197/) by *monz*...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-05-2014
Replies: 82
Views: 6,574
Posted By Monz
http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3141/5776249849_152c...

http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3141/5776249849_152cd3772c_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/monz/5776249849/)
Fish out of water (http://www.flickr.com/photos/monz/5776249849/) by *monz*...
Forum: Kodak Retina and Ektra Rangefinders 12-31-2013
Replies: 114
Views: 44,780
Posted By Monz
http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5162/5306975378_e554...

http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5162/5306975378_e55470f87d_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/monz/5306975378/)
Kodachrome 1935 - 2010: The End (http://www.flickr.com/photos/monz/5306975378/) by...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-30-2013
Replies: 43
Views: 4,339
Posted By Monz
They are solid, heavy cameras... But beware the...

They are solid, heavy cameras... But beware the "squeak" or "wheeze." Very different from your OMs :-)
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 10-20-2013
Replies: 5
Views: 1,164
Posted By Monz
Dear Ian, For my VM 15mm Super wide heliar, I...

Dear Ian,

For my VM 15mm Super wide heliar, I
1. Set the lens as uncoded on the M9:
1. Shot a picture of a white wall, 1 stop overexposed, f8.
2. Saved this as the profile in Cornerfix.

Now, I use...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-18-2013
Replies: 28
Views: 4,421
Posted By Monz
http://farm1.staticflickr.com/176/403887701_297f07...

http://farm1.staticflickr.com/176/403887701_297f074b35_o.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/monz/403887701/)
Bee (http://www.flickr.com/photos/monz/403887701/) by *monz*...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-18-2013
Replies: 28
Views: 4,421
Posted By Monz
http://farm3.staticflickr.com/2467/3978077936_7035...

http://farm3.staticflickr.com/2467/3978077936_70358da61f_o.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/monz/3978077936/)
H (http://www.flickr.com/photos/monz/3978077936/) by *monz*...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-18-2013
Replies: 28
Views: 4,421
Posted By Monz
http://farm3.staticflickr.com/2339/1526870698_721b...

http://farm3.staticflickr.com/2339/1526870698_721bb01990_o.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/monz/1526870698/)
Small, Medium, Large (http://www.flickr.com/photos/monz/1526870698/) by *monz*...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-18-2013
Replies: 28
Views: 4,421
Posted By Monz
Another vote for 1000s. The lack of...

Another vote for 1000s. The lack of interchangeable back isn't a big deal. The bodies are so cheap these days, you may as well have 2 bodies with different film in each.The lenses are very good value...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-11-2013
Replies: 482
Views: 71,110
Posted By Monz
http://farm3.staticflickr.com/2811/9671659213_0a8e...

http://farm3.staticflickr.com/2811/9671659213_0a8e26d92d_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/monz/9671659213/)
The First Frame (http://www.flickr.com/photos/monz/9671659213/) by *monz*...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-08-2013
Replies: 482
Views: 71,110
Posted By Monz
http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3715/10117660923_42f...

http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3715/10117660923_42f9001164_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/monz/10117660923/)
Queen Vic (http://www.flickr.com/photos/monz/10117660923/) by *monz*...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-07-2013
Replies: 482
Views: 71,110
Posted By Monz
http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3752/10088856393_94c...

http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3752/10088856393_94c3c0b07c_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/monz/10088856393/)
Trio [3] (http://www.flickr.com/photos/monz/10088856393/) by *monz*...
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