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Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 2 Hours Ago
Replies: 12
Views: 165
Posted By Ko.Fe.
I only brush :D, but you never know, right?

I only brush :D, but you never know, right?
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 2 Hours Ago
Replies: 12
Views: 165
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Velvet! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=icfq_foa5M...

Velvet!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=icfq_foa5Mo


I have twenty or so re-loadable cassettes which I use for hundreds of loads and dozens for bulks since 2012. No issues. Way better than bugging...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 3 Hours Ago
Replies: 12
Views: 165
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Back is not this critical if you focus at...

Back is not this critical if you focus at emulsion under enlarger.
But I took single use film cassette, after use, and used its felt, or whatever it is called, to super glue at in the balk loader...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 17 Hours Ago
Replies: 108
Views: 2,438
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Eric and his professional FTn, please!

Eric and his professional FTn, please!
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 21 Hours Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 265
Posted By Ko.Fe.
I think any MFT wouldn't resolve 35mm film, but...

I think any MFT wouldn't resolve 35mm film, but should be fine post of glory at RFF and prints up to L size.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 21 Hours Ago
Replies: 22
Views: 561
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Are you for been sentimental or about taking some...

Are you for been sentimental or about taking some pictures? Or else?
Picture wise and simplicity EOS would take them all for the ride.
But having EOS including L, personally, I'm finding more in use...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 1 Day Ago
Replies: 108
Views: 2,438
Posted By Ko.Fe.
“Sexy” image indeed. Not just usual back :) Why...

“Sexy” image indeed. Not just usual back :)

Why not F2, I finally got one and it is just how Nikon is. Heavy, but not annoying, simple, but not primitive. It has elegance of Japanese heavyweight...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 1 Day Ago
Replies: 35
Views: 1,170
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Is dark humour allowed here?

Is dark humour allowed here?
Forum: Film vs Digital 1 Day Ago
Replies: 21
Views: 410
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Do you realize he is on digital for some time...

Do you realize he is on digital for some time now?



Oly E-PL1 bw, SOOC.

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Forum: SLRs - the unRF 2 Days Ago
Replies: 108
Views: 2,438
Posted By Ko.Fe.
I'm not finding shutter wheel to be very...

I'm not finding shutter wheel to be very professional feature on my FT.
Forum: Film vs Digital 2 Days Ago
Replies: 21
Views: 410
Posted By Ko.Fe.
If I photograph something with sky on the...

If I photograph something with sky on the negative I could next to S16 for full tonal range across the negative. With digital I'm finding it to be more difficult, for some reason.
Same for portraits...
Forum: Film vs Digital 2 Days Ago
Replies: 21
Views: 410
Posted By Ko.Fe.
This is very first thing we need to be agreed...

This is very first thing we need to be agreed on.
Since bw film and bw digital are different it is matter of taste and application.

I print under enlarger and I inkjet from files. I can't tell if...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 2 Days Ago
Replies: 108
Views: 2,438
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Yet, Nikon designated them as consumer...

Yet, Nikon designated them as consumer camera.


I can't recall any Soviet professional camera (maybe in LF format), but I beat any wedding, school photog in USSR would use Nikkormat instead of any...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 2 Days Ago
Replies: 829
Views: 86,855
Posted By Ko.Fe.
How many decades you were using non-Leica RF? And...

How many decades you were using non-Leica RF? And how many of HCB, GW level photogs were, are?
Hypocrisy detected :)
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 3 Days Ago
Replies: 108
Views: 2,438
Posted By Ko.Fe.
I started with FG20, sold it because I was not...

I started with FG20, sold it because I was not into SLR, I didn't have connection with it and so-so 50 1.8 E, either.

One day I went to charity store and they had Nikkormat for 24CAD. It has mirror...
Forum: Scale Focus 35's 3 Days Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 260
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Are they as “reliable” as famous Ricoh in real...

Are they as “reliable” as famous Ricoh in real use? Minox and Oly aren’t due to tiny electronics age.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 4 Days Ago
Replies: 13
Views: 520
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Where I'm Sun is under horizon for most of the...

Where I'm Sun is under horizon for most of the day from November to February. I have film rated @6400 today with me and in the full morning it was f5.6 /250 maximum. This film cost me 15 CAD for 36...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 4 Days Ago
Replies: 20
Views: 632
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Two films is 72 exposures. Is it really hard to...

Two films is 72 exposures. Is it really hard to hold camera in hands and with back open to fire it 72 times?


And why every old film camera has to be always tested with dumping film in it first?
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 4 Days Ago
Replies: 13
Views: 520
Posted By Ko.Fe.
How many times it is heavier and larger than M...

How many times it is heavier and larger than M body? Looks like x2 at least.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 4 Days Ago
Replies: 20
Views: 632
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Guess what? My FED-2 does it if I not press...

Guess what? My FED-2 does it if I not press shutter release all the way and from top to the bottom. Push release just at one place and it happens.

And guess what II? All of the cameras in this...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 5 Days Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 257
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Mr Cab Driver-37th Frame © 2019 Greg...

Mr Cab Driver-37th Frame © 2019 Greg Maslak
http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/76197/med_U76197I1575757985.SEQ.0.jpg



Newtown #732 © 2019...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 5 Days Ago
Replies: 1,939
Views: 302,769
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Light is liquid, all of the way above....

Light is liquid, all of the way above.


https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49191110487_8546fcbcd4_c.jpg

M-E with Russian Biogon.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49191110512_a3cb9fac8b_c.jpg
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 6 Days Ago
Replies: 1
Views: 167
Posted By Ko.Fe.
It looks like his peak in photography was around...

It looks like his peak in photography was around 1999. IMO.
Forum: CSC : Digital Compact System Cameras - 6 Days Ago
Replies: 23
Views: 3,141
Posted By Ko.Fe.
I went to local exhibition in November where they...

I went to local exhibition in November where they have all of the latest mirrorless. Z, R, Pro 3.
But I was most impressed with Pen F and thier MF/AF lenses.
Most not impressed, Pro 3, huge camera...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 6 Days Ago
Replies: 1,939
Views: 302,769
Posted By Ko.Fe.
M-E with 28 1.9...

M-E with 28 1.9 ASPH.
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49185180593_05f1484a5e_o.jpg
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 1 Week Ago
Replies: 154
Views: 50,241
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Very nice BW and Color. Colton, it is time for...

Very nice BW and Color.

Colton, it is time for new zine. And could you find 35 1.4 as good as this 30 2, please :).
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 1 Week Ago
Replies: 31
Views: 1,380
Posted By Ko.Fe.
If I'm not mistaken, emulsion has defects....

If I'm not mistaken, emulsion has defects. Maskable in PS.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 1 Week Ago
Replies: 31
Views: 1,380
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Ferrania is nothing but arrested development....

Ferrania is nothing but arrested development. Still.
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 1 Week Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 303
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Subscribed.

Subscribed.
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 1 Week Ago
Replies: 1,734
Views: 115,178
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Nikkormat and Vivitar 20 f3.8. HP5+ from 2009...

Nikkormat and Vivitar 20 f3.8. HP5+ from 2009 @1600.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49178071638_2f7926e81e_o.jpg




https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49178775957_7a091cd82d_o.jpg
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 1 Week Ago
Replies: 37
Views: 1,139
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Are Nikons this bad? My Canon 500D from 2009 has...

Are Nikons this bad? My Canon 500D from 2009 has over 100K exposures years ago. It still works as new on original battery. This is what made in Japan means.
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 1 Week Ago
Replies: 23
Views: 2,067
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Are you with NFB? They must have it in the best...

Are you with NFB? They must have it in the best of the best hall of fame.
This is something every New Canadian must see. I'm finally at the job with company which recognize Remembrance Day. This year...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 1 Week Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 246
Posted By Ko.Fe.
I was never able to put FED 3 back in fully...

I was never able to put FED 3 back in fully working order. Slow speed thing is clapping the shutter.
The known in Russia service person wrote what this camera requires nerves made from steel.
Forum: Photography General Interest 1 Week Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 443
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Total bs is quoted in OP. It is like those...

Total bs is quoted in OP. It is like those starbacks social warriors with ten bucks coffee and overpriced for status only Macs barking at capitalism.
I met Helen , Robert, Ivan and many others who...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 1 Week Ago
Replies: 829
Views: 86,855
Posted By Ko.Fe.
This is what I was trying to say. Few in the...

This is what I was trying to say. Few in the Magnum. Old ones. Here is it much to match from not so old ones.

If you will have your book on blurb or Amazon, I will get it. Here is really very few...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 1 Week Ago
Replies: 28
Views: 1,082
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Huss, you could find, afford serviced Contax IIa....

Huss, you could find, afford serviced Contax IIa. I have seen, hold in hands this kind of camera in 2016. Still impressed. Kievs are too crude, IMO, to joy. I have II serviced before I got it and...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 1 Week Ago
Replies: 829
Views: 86,855
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Drivers? Renault didn't. They are in F1 and in...

Drivers? Renault didn't. They are in F1 and in Turkey plant. Maserf.., sorry, rat_i is boutique product. Alienated for drivers.

Someone recently posted at LUF M10 pictures thread - "you could use...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 1 Week Ago
Replies: 15
Views: 567
Posted By Ko.Fe.
"Tell me about it".

"Tell me about it".
Forum: Photography General Interest 1 Week Ago
Replies: 62
Views: 2,794
Posted By Ko.Fe.
I haven't seen any evidence on film, printing to...

I haven't seen any evidence on film, printing to be health issues. As long as you are not using some bad chemicals, which is totally unnecessary.
I'm not sure if polluting is this significant...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 1 Week Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 423
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Puddle © 2019 Bike...

Puddle © 2019 Bike Tourist

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/3829/med_U3829I1575228997.SEQ.0.jpg


GXR MOUNT A12 © 2019...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 1 Week Ago
Replies: 1,939
Views: 302,769
Posted By Ko.Fe.
M-E JPEG1...

M-E JPEG1 SOOC:

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49159163902_da30f51341_c.jpg



https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49158952466_cc4ae13707_c.jpg
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 1 Week Ago
Replies: 1,939
Views: 302,769
Posted By Ko.Fe.
In addition to nice BW here, your indoor color...

In addition to nice BW here, your indoor color images are special.
I just read how one Russian dude went to M10, tryied SL2 and went back to M9P due to the rendering.
Forum: Photography General Interest 1 Week Ago
Replies: 9,112
Views: 898,359
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Went to Walmart and purchased two last Kodak Gold...

Went to Walmart and purchased two last Kodak Gold 200 packs.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 1 Week Ago
Replies: 25
Views: 933
Posted By Ko.Fe.
New Ultron 35 f2. But anything is small after...

New Ultron 35 f2.
But anything is small after Cosina Zeiss. Even ASPH Cron. Or ASPH Summarit 35 2.5 without hood. It was made for digital Leicas.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 463
Posted By Ko.Fe.
If film is not damaged (fogged) it doesn't matter...

If film is not damaged (fogged) it doesn't matter this much.
Forum: Leica SL 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 35
Views: 1,088
Posted By Ko.Fe.
The only upgrade from M9 is M10. SL is update...

The only upgrade from M9 is M10. SL is update from Sony A7 (for colors).
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 87
Views: 3,260
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Short answer: it was no foma (who needs bw made...

Short answer: it was no foma (who needs bw made in USSR, but ORWO (slide), at least in Moscow.

Bad? Is it self lobotomy or lack of the common knowledge :bang:
In fat on (and just because of tiny...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 87
Views: 3,260
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Did you ever lived as regular citizen in...

Did you ever lived as regular citizen in socialism or you are campus Starbucks social warrior ?

I lived through it. We have to stay inline for hours, or pay more to speculants or buy available...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 87
Views: 3,260
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Bunch of greedy morons announcing price increase...

Bunch of greedy morons announcing price increase on Black Friday.
Forum: Leica SL 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 35
Views: 1,088
Posted By Ko.Fe.
I hope you are going to make it, Raid. Something...

I hope you are going to make it, Raid. Something like 33 days left to hold this year GAS.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 1,939
Views: 302,769
Posted By Ko.Fe.
New page and awesome BW!

New page and awesome BW!
Forum: Leica SL 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 35
Views: 1,088
Posted By Ko.Fe.
You have M8 and M9. Keep same pattern, get CL and...

You have M8 and M9. Keep same pattern, get CL and SL. :)
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 50
Views: 1,593
Posted By Ko.Fe.
I assume those are new, original Leica curtains....

I assume those are new, original Leica curtains. Not used ones.
He also doesn't seat on Leica for more than one year, I heard of.

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=163836
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 0
Views: 252
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Weegee still the tzar.

I’m walking on dark streets in Toronto downtown and trying to take pictures.
It is so dark, ISO needs to be 12800 at least to have less motion blur and enough dof.
But it is so dark I can’t see faces...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 577
Posted By Ko.Fe.
I do not mix it in the series. Most of the time....

I do not mix it in the series. Most of the time. Trying to keep it apart in albums as well.
I do mix on Flickr. It is unrelated images.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 570
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Lots of backs, but cool.

Lots of backs, but cool.
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 15
Views: 682
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Thanks to all for words and mentioning! Mother...

Thanks to all for words and mentioning!

Mother and Child © 2019 Greg Maslak
http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/76197/med_U76197I1574290532.SEQ.0.jpg


Untitled - Photo 293098 © 2019...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 456
Posted By Ko.Fe.
I dunno. I might try to see some old records or...

I dunno. I might try to see some old records or trying get on the Road to Bethlehem event.

And we spend 250CAD on Adidas with 40% off yesterday. :)
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 1,734
Views: 115,178
Posted By Ko.Fe.
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49130627887_17...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49130627887_17a495d457_o.jpg



https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49129950728_26e094c3d0_o.jpg
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 529
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Sounds like the new Leica record. On both....

Sounds like the new Leica record. On both. Turnaround and communications.
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 22
Views: 945
Posted By Ko.Fe.
I always appreciated if some historical overview...

I always appreciated if some historical overview is given.

Back to newspapers time and darkroom common existence, my choice was simple.
ORWO slide. Reason - no darkroom, prints was needed. Take...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 20
Views: 675
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Solid statement! But :). My only worthy Leica...

Solid statement! But :).

My only worthy Leica lens is Summarit-M 35 2.5, which was something like 1200 USD new.

RF lenses have no electronics on them. Nothing which could get shortened. And they...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 50
Views: 1,164
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Micro or macro? You could use any lens with m240...

Micro or macro? You could use any lens with m240 as long the mount adapter exists and you are ok with MF and evf.

I never owned Sony A7. I had money for it, I had it in the shopping cart, but lens...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 20
Views: 675
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Thank you for JPEG1 info. I like JPEG1 SOOC,...

Thank you for JPEG1 info. I like JPEG1 SOOC, including M-E.

I’m not going to fit eleven dollars half case on M240, which was previously on M-E.
I will be able to afford another eleven dollars half...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 50
Views: 1,593
Posted By Ko.Fe.
How long is the waiting time?

How long is the waiting time?
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 20
Views: 675
Posted By Ko.Fe.
I currently use eleven dollars half case on M-E,...

I currently use eleven dollars half case on M-E, must be same size with M240.
Switching between M-E in this half-case and just M4-2 all the time. No issues.
M4-2 is real workhorse, but M-E, it’s...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 50
Views: 1,164
Posted By Ko.Fe.
I use both, film and digital. Both are M :). For...

I use both, film and digital. Both are M :).
For family pictures I prefer AF cameras. Sony will works with OP RF lenses and M to AF E adapter.
I have seen how it works. Not bad at all.
Sony is so...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 33
Views: 809
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Disposables are for experience. This ones costs...

Disposables are for experience. This ones costs not much more, but reusable and will take any film.
https://www.ebay.com/p/55469982?iid=123851867613

I have one.

New film P&S with simple AF are...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 50
Views: 1,164
Posted By Ko.Fe.
The question is not about quantity of frames, but...

The question is not about quantity of frames, but quality of the content in them.
My impression is what many likes film just because how it looks, without the content.
And it is not something I'm...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 50
Views: 1,164
Posted By Ko.Fe.
"They liked the photos more on film". So, do we...

"They liked the photos more on film". So, do we like how picture looks or what is on the picture?
I'll be first to admit. Yes, it looks more pleasing on film, but too often for images without...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 20
Views: 675
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Is M-Е 240 more robust than M10?

For some odd reason my impression is. M240 series have weather sealing and bigger battery. Something I would like to have once every winter comes.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 50
Views: 1,164
Posted By Ko.Fe.
To me bad sound is loud sound.

To me bad sound is loud sound.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 50
Views: 1,164
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Never heard Bessa L or Canon 5D shutters? With...

Never heard Bessa L or Canon 5D shutters?

With those and me on the street people were looking around "that was this?" after I was taking candid picture.
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 44
Views: 1,415
Posted By Ko.Fe.
https://youtu.be/ZzuwkR4jvK4 It is started to...

https://youtu.be/ZzuwkR4jvK4

It is started to get disconnected from camera after it was re-installed by sales person in camera store.

First, I caught the camera on the way down to concrete floor....
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 307
Views: 42,597
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Thank you, Robret. This is what I see every...

Thank you, Robret.

This is what I see every day, Monday to Friday.
With...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 44
Views: 1,415
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Are you talking about nylon one with rubber bar?’...

Are you talking about nylon one with rubber bar?’ It is was with new M-E.
I have it coming off from camera twice. Very bad quality and design.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 18
Views: 904
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Very odd pricing, indeed. Where are 35 and 50 for...

Very odd pricing, indeed. Where are 35 and 50 for E mount, currently costs under 500$ for both.

Or 24 2.8 and 35 2.8 for E mount. Under 600$ for both at current offering.
200 gm total weight vs...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 386
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Was shutter removed? Were both curtains drums...

Was shutter removed? Were both curtains drums springs removed with thier axels, washed and relubed?
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 294
Posted By Ko.Fe.
I had R and all three versions of CV CS 35...

I had R and all three versions of CV CS 35 2.5.
Lens is best made for color at its price.
Camera is best made if you want to be better than old LTM cameras.

IMHO, from hundreds pics taken with R and...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 29
Views: 1,222
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Helen, you are touching something related to...

Helen, you are touching something related to photography! RFF rules!

When again current party ruling Canada (without my vote :) )" paid for photos with pro cameras coverage of meaningless get...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 50
Views: 1,164
Posted By Ko.Fe.
It is current truth. Once Leica will stop...

It is current truth. Once Leica will stop supporting film M (it will happen sooner or later) it will become just another mossy fim gear, which is sold for less and less.

Plus, it is anti-photography...
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 34
Views: 1,729
Posted By Ko.Fe.
https://www.digitalcameraworld.com/news/the-sigma-...

https://www.digitalcameraworld.com/news/the-sigma-fp-is-a-modular-camera-and-here-are-9-accessories-to-get-you-started
Doesn't have non bulky EVF.

Yet, AF by the screen is so iPhonish.
I'd rather...
Forum: Sony Alpha Mirrorless - All Models 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 506
Posted By Ko.Fe.
I use M-E with flash for indoors portraits. Just...

I use M-E with flash for indoors portraits. Just plane simple auto flash. I also have Meitz made for Leica TTL flash, but it is more like souvenir. Leica seem to have no knowledge on TTL flash, at...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 50
Views: 1,164
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Do not buy any of M9 series cameras with original...

Do not buy any of M9 series cameras with original sensor without accommodating of at least 1600 usd for sensor change in near future.
With m9 you will get batteries which will lasts only couple of...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 16
Views: 1,700
Posted By Ko.Fe.
So, does Lux have same amount of barrel...

So, does Lux have same amount of barrel distortion? TTA 35 1.4 ASPH is one tenth of the price of used Lux, but distortion is very noticeable.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 16
Views: 1,700
Posted By Ko.Fe.
It is not integrated. It is screw in like on...

It is not integrated. It is screw in like on latest Leica made.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 51
Views: 2,935
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Thank you! Still no 21 1.5, yet.

Thank you! Still no 21 1.5, yet.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 51
Views: 2,935
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Free or not, but where is 21 f1.5? Or 35 f1.4. Is...

Free or not, but where is 21 f1.5? Or 35 f1.4. Is it arrested development now?
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 98
Views: 6,324
Posted By Ko.Fe.
FujiNoFilm indeed.

FujiNoFilm indeed.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 307
Views: 42,597
Posted By Ko.Fe.
M4-2 with 35mm lens. Must be Summarit, J-12 is...

M4-2 with 35mm lens. Must be Summarit, J-12 is softer.
Ilford Ilfobrom 3 5x7. Paper is hit and miss at this age. I really have to use some lyth developer for it instead of regular.

Recruiting...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 102
Views: 2,186
Posted By Ko.Fe.
M9 sensor reminds me e6 scans. I also like m240...

M9 sensor reminds me e6 scans. I also like m240 bw, but m9m is the only camera with very sharp images, it seems.
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 102
Views: 2,186
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Some reality check with Cal. Tamarkin has m9m for...

Some reality check with Cal. Tamarkin has m9m for 3K with new sensor and one year warranty.
Here is no digital cult cameras, just fans. Most of them are “I must have latest and greatest” kind.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 28
Views: 1,101
Posted By Ko.Fe.
HCB has some experience with 50 3.5, he described...

HCB has some experience with 50 3.5, he described it as totally enough for amateur.
But what does he knew about us.
Summitar is huge, soft glass which needs special adapter for protecting filter.
I...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 102
Views: 2,186
Posted By Ko.Fe.
I'm not blaming you for this. You have Olympus...

I'm not blaming you for this.
You have Olympus MFT, Nikon FF DSLR and two digital M.
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 102
Views: 2,186
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Is this rhetorical question or you really want to...

Is this rhetorical question or you really want to stop?
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 40
Views: 1,407
Posted By Ko.Fe.
No arguing about what :). I'm just curios if it...

No arguing about what :).
I'm just curios if it is going to work. I have serviced dozen of FSU RF, half worked, half didn't.
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 40
Views: 1,407
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Pictures taken with it are the only proof....

Pictures taken with it are the only proof. Clicking sound isn't. I have dump load of FSU LTM, clicks great, moves freely, all with uneven exposures.
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 41
Views: 1,309
Posted By Ko.Fe.
I'm not alone! I never used, have calibration...

I'm not alone! I never used, have calibration tools. I'm just not selling images or prints. :)

I also do control print and if I don't like it I adjust printing settings.
What I noticed recently, if...
Forum: Leica SL 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 196
Views: 6,561
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Sometimes I wonder if I'm last walking...

Sometimes I wonder if I'm last walking photographer on Earth. :)




If I would use all of it while I walk and take pictures, I'll be motion sick in few minutes.
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 560
Posted By Ko.Fe.
rangefinder.ru is going to publish small book of...

rangefinder.ru is going to publish small book of Boris Kireev photos.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 95
Views: 4,621
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Once I will finish Rodinal and HC110 I will...

Once I will finish Rodinal and HC110 I will switch to Diafine. They say its second name is forever.
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 560
Posted By Ko.Fe.
In memory of Boris Kireev.

Moscow based amateur street photographer Boris Kireev passed away.

Boris was my Moscow Daily.

He was one of the few prolific street photographers who used mostly film.
Walking to and after work,...
Forum: Photography General Interest 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 19
Views: 979
Posted By Ko.Fe.
I was going to open similar thread today. But...

I was going to open similar thread today. But first is first. :)

I have purchased Canon 5Dc and 50L years ago because I liked images from it on P.O.T.N.
I have purchased film Leica M, because many...
Forum: Photography General Interest 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 24
Views: 894
Posted By Ko.Fe.
The only fake news is “new death scans».

The only fake news is “new death scans».
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 40
Views: 1,407
Posted By Ko.Fe.
At least we got you talking, thinking critically...

At least we got you talking, thinking critically is next! :)
Forum: Photography General Interest 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 30
Views: 944
Posted By Ko.Fe.
It might sounds odd in this fridaylish thread,...

It might sounds odd in this fridaylish thread, but I have cameras to use them. As cameras.
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 40
Views: 1,407
Posted By Ko.Fe.
:) "Interesting" how one reads OP where it is...

:) "Interesting" how one reads OP where it is saying "stiff advance level" and still recommends to exercise it two hundred times. :)

I had my stiff film advance in M4-2. It didn't came as result of...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 61
Views: 5,290
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Thank you! I'm very interested.

Thank you! I'm very interested.
Forum: Photography General Interest 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 19
Views: 688
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Douglas Smith will have Manhoff archive published...

Douglas Smith will have Manhoff archive published as the book. I’ll try to get one.
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 19
Views: 537
Posted By Ko.Fe.
It is irrelevant which SLR you own. Or is it...

It is irrelevant which SLR you own. Or is it question of what to own? If so, sure. It is good to own F2. One of the best builds, lenses are plenty and not expensive. And you could play with focus...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 609
Posted By Ko.Fe.
I have this monster. No way it is going on my...

I have this monster. No way it is going on my m4-2 hot shoe.
BG using something like this via cord. I wonder what he measures, he has light meter as well.
It is easy to check flash like this with...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 30
Views: 948
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Not sure what your use of k means either. Are you...

Not sure what your use of k means either. Are you mocking on us or it is tappa talk bug?
Forum: Tom Abrahamsson of RapidWinder.com 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 946
Posted By Ko.Fe.
To be honest it is very good what Tom A is...

To be honest it is very good what Tom A is remembered.
But this article illustrated lack of attention problem. Way too much of not relevant and basic gear info, available elsewhere, I have to fish...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 501
Posted By Ko.Fe.
I made big confusion. It was about RP, not P :).

I made big confusion. It was about RP, not P :).
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 501
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Last time I checked Canon was not good with RF...

Last time I checked Canon was not good with RF lenses.
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 34
Views: 1,729
Posted By Ko.Fe.
https://rangefinderforum.com/forums/showthread.php...

https://rangefinderforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=168958

This is the thread.

Huff’s credibility is on same level with Rockwell, who at least gives good product pictures and specs. The only good...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 370
Posted By Ko.Fe.
50 v4 has odd flare. And it is no name lens on bw...

50 v4 has odd flare. And it is no name lens on bw film.
50 1.5 is better lens in this regard, with less focus shift.
Watch for f1.5 on bright days and snow in the ground. It will burn curtains within...
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 372
Posted By Ko.Fe.
I never tried this. Focal length has to match the...

I never tried this. Focal length has to match the length of the bellows. At least.
With some simple folders I didn't shimmed anything, but made new stop for the bellows.
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 30
Views: 948
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Everything which has Zenit on it is mucho...

Everything which has Zenit on it is mucho corrible to me.
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 350
Posted By Ko.Fe.
I used Color Skopar and J-12 on M8. Don't know...

I used Color Skopar and J-12 on M8. Don't know why, but it was not limiting me as any 50 on M-E. Maybe because 35mm on M8 is closer to 45mm.

https://youtu.be/9ICagFUrDOc?t=332

Our Toronto based RFF...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 350
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Any mirrorles camera will take it. To me any...

Any mirrorles camera will take it. To me any Leica M makes most sense, since it is RF lens.
My J12 is from 1950 and it is sharp on M and has less distortion than modern Leica lens.
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 34
Views: 1,729
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Sounds like Sigma. Big statement, fancy look, but...

Sounds like Sigma. Big statement, fancy look, but issues. I was at Smpte presentation by major camera manufacturers yesterday. About mirrorless and video production. I know what you are talking about...
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 18
Views: 857
Posted By Ko.Fe.
5 seconds in. Healthy, even after Halloween...

5 seconds in. Healthy, even after Halloween party, dude with chicken broth.
Forum: Simon Says -- SimonSawSunlight Photo Technique 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 472
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Good images. Like from gold time of RFF on film...

Good images. Like from gold time of RFF on film and with RF.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 307
Views: 42,597
Posted By Ko.Fe.
We spend record amount of money and time for...

We spend record amount of money and time for Halloween this year.

With M4-2. On Ilford Ilfobrom...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 42
Views: 1,947
Posted By Ko.Fe.
You didn't knew it? They can't collect anything....

You didn't knew it?

They can't collect anything. It is modern replacement of CrapList. It means cash and only in person.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 1,939
Views: 302,769
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Very good BW and exposure handling. You must...

Very good BW and exposure handling. You must known some secret about M9 use!
Forum: Leica Q / CL/ T / X Series 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 15
Views: 1,842
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Good you have it here as well. One question bugs...

Good you have it here as well.
One question bugs me for sometime.
Did you find any use for Q manual focus in this series or for else?
It has odd manual focus scale. Infinity and then very close to it...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 189
Views: 26,860
Posted By Ko.Fe.
I think we have not only guys here. And I also...

I think we have not only guys here.

And I also think you need to have web hosting for pictures, if you want it for purpose of examples, not for thumbnails. Otherwise why use M10 and price of mobile...
Forum: Simon Says -- SimonSawSunlight Photo Technique 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 827
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Impressive findings about selfie stick. It shows...

Impressive findings about selfie stick. It shows this idea was growing in this region.

We went to Siggraph in LA. I have seen one dude walking with 360...
Forum: Photography General Interest 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 272
Posted By Ko.Fe.
I dimly remember to read about similar kind of...

I dimly remember to read about similar kind of concept.
It wasn't in the One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, but it feels like it.
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 11-09-2019
Replies: 102
Views: 2,186
Posted By Ko.Fe.
How about convenience first? :) Or even...

How about convenience first? :) Or even pleasure.

Going from FF DSLR to M9P might bring convenience (small kit) and pleasure (Leica).
Going to M9M is convenience for sure (no film).
Going SL is...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 11-08-2019
Replies: 28
Views: 712
Posted By Ko.Fe.
I have no idea how it is possible to load...

I have no idea how it is possible to load anything in the bag.
I just wait for sun going down, then go to washroom and do my load where.
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 11-08-2019
Replies: 42
Views: 4,013
Posted By Ko.Fe.
I'm missing FrankS.

I'm missing FrankS.
Forum: Tom Abrahamsson of RapidWinder.com 11-08-2019
Replies: 40
Views: 1,812
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Right camera for right person! If I ever get...

Right camera for right person!

If I ever get another film Leica, it is going to be M2 ELC.
But I'm thinking more and more of letting it all go to get Monochrome...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 11-08-2019
Replies: 102
Views: 2,186
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Raid, are you testing some AI software with your...

Raid, are you testing some AI software with your students here? I have no idea what you just wrote. Is it possible to put it in English for dummies?
Forum: Help / Feedback forum 11-08-2019
Replies: 2
Views: 148
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Pushing back? How difficult it is to click on...

Pushing back? How difficult it is to click on couple of links below at galleries thumbnail page?
My apologies if you have physical difficulties of doing this.

Saying this, I put couple of members on...
Forum: RFF News 11-08-2019
Replies: 6
Views: 2,134
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Looks like it is buy five lenses get to one for...

Looks like it is buy five lenses get to one for free!
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 11-08-2019
Replies: 102
Views: 2,186
Posted By Ko.Fe.
I see zero point of using manual focus lenses on...

I see zero point of using manual focus lenses on AF body. SL is included. It should have good native, AF lenses.
But I understand. It is hard to let go to good lenses. Like Leica M.
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 11-08-2019
Replies: 102
Views: 2,186
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Plus taxes. After exchange it is in 4000 USD...

Plus taxes. After exchange it is in 4000 USD territory, not my 3000$ + tax ceiling.

For 4000 USD I'd rather take new M-E Mk2. It is not Monochrome by the images, but weather sealed and battery is...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 11-07-2019
Replies: 102
Views: 2,186
Posted By Ko.Fe.
IMHO. M9P has nothing over M-E mk 1 I have....

IMHO.

M9P has nothing over M-E mk 1 I have. Pictures are the same.
SL is just wanna feel good camera because it has Leica on it, while it is nothing but Sony A7 knock-off. Most likely SL has Sony...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 11-07-2019
Replies: 94
Views: 3,653
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Apug is gone to fortio. Not enough film only...

Apug is gone to fortio. Not enough film only subscribers.
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 11-07-2019
Replies: 94
Views: 3,653
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Here is zero interest in Canada for it. National...

Here is zero interest in Canada for it. National archive in Ottawa just keeps what they have with next to none digitizing and making it available on-line.
AGO in Toronto has big photo-archive. Not...
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 11-07-2019
Replies: 31
Views: 875
Posted By Ko.Fe.
G.A.S. and not letting go for old bodies. I'm...

G.A.S. and not letting go for old bodies.
I'm still using EOS 300, EOS 500D, got EOS 55 and EOS 5D MKII (again). My photography doesn't change, not benefiting from it. Even if I'll get EOS PR. (Less...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 11-07-2019
Replies: 6
Views: 357
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Nice 3D modeling! I could get another 90mm now.

Nice 3D modeling! I could get another 90mm now.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 11-06-2019
Replies: 1,939
Views: 302,769
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Thank you, Helen. M-E did well this...

Thank you, Helen.
M-E did well this season.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49027013412_2df4251e4e_o.jpg
Forum: Leica SL 11-06-2019
Replies: 196
Views: 6,561
Posted By Ko.Fe.
If I would toss this big money, I would get 50R....

If I would toss this big money, I would get 50R. I have seen street pictures with it. Outstanding from else. Feels like LF.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-06-2019
Replies: 32
Views: 2,272
Posted By Ko.Fe.
I had E version on FG20. Camera was nice, lens...

I had E version on FG20. Camera was nice, lens was awful. It looks like I had wrong version of 50 1.8.
The naming of Nikon lenses is terrible. Could anyone let me know which 50 1.8 is good one? Ai-S?...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 11-06-2019
Replies: 94
Views: 3,653
Posted By Ko.Fe.
I was wondering where is Bill, lately. :) Couple...

I was wondering where is Bill, lately. :)

Couple of things to debunk.
Enlargers. Very easy to get within major cities. Like Toronto. Burlington camera has something like two dozens of them. I was...
Forum: Simon Says -- SimonSawSunlight Photo Technique 11-06-2019
Replies: 23
Views: 719
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Shaizer happens. Wishing speedy recovery.

Shaizer happens. Wishing speedy recovery.
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 11-06-2019
Replies: 6
Views: 357
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Thank you, this will help. Common problem with...

Thank you, this will help. Common problem with these old lenses, it seems.
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 11-05-2019
Replies: 29
Views: 745
Posted By Ko.Fe.
OP reminds me late Soviet people who tuned their...

OP reminds me late Soviet people who tuned their Ladas to look like Mercedes.
Some of them never did this, but worked to get real Mercedes.
For those who can’t get M-A, but wanna be, I recommend to...
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 11-05-2019
Replies: 35
Views: 1,240
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Heya, I watched her pictures at beginning and...

Heya,
I watched her pictures at beginning and googled for more.
She is grand master of photography. Don’t know who told you about imperfections.
Must be clueless idiot. She is world class...
Forum: Simon Says -- SimonSawSunlight Photo Technique 11-05-2019
Replies: 40
Views: 1,353
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Polypan F and Shanghai 100 as dirt cheap film for...

Polypan F and Shanghai 100 as dirt cheap film for tests.

https://kawarthachoice.com/directory/zehrs-farm-fresh-produce-bakery/
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 11-05-2019
Replies: 6
Views: 357
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Do you unscrew the mount ACW to remove it?

Do you unscrew the mount ACW to remove it?
Forum: Fixed Lens 35mm RF 11-05-2019
Replies: 32
Views: 760
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Compare it with reference meter. If all four are...

Compare it with reference meter. If all four are the same, here is no problem.
Forum: Fixed Lens 35mm RF 11-05-2019
Replies: 32
Views: 760
Posted By Ko.Fe.
I’m lost in translation. They show the same or...

I’m lost in translation.
They show the same or they don’t change at all?
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 11-04-2019
Replies: 5
Views: 377
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Untitled - Photo 292740 © 2019...

Untitled - Photo 292740 © 2019 J.scooter

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/38373/med_U38373I1572813365.SEQ.1.jpg



Museum Security & Visitor © 2019...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 11-04-2019
Replies: 42
Views: 1,947
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Kijiji and swap meet, here I come!

Kijiji and swap meet, here I come!
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 11-03-2019
Replies: 55
Views: 2,335
Posted By Ko.Fe.
I doubt it is even 1600. The tax and shipping is...

I doubt it is even 1600. The tax and shipping is in the Leica statement as well.

It all depends on M9 with bad sensor price. Fair price for M9 is around 2900 with new sensor.
So, M9 with bad sensor...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 11-03-2019
Replies: 34
Views: 1,344
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Color Skopar has no character on bw film, print....

Color Skopar has no character on bw film, print. I had it three times, all three versions.
I was not happy with it every time I print in the darkroom.
It is named as Color for very obvious reason....
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 11-02-2019
Replies: 141
Views: 39,217
Posted By Ko.Fe.
On M-E by me....

On M-E by me. :)

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49001350961_7f33a97dd0_o.jpg



https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49001350921_bf46bfe2c9_o.jpg
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-02-2019
Replies: 36
Views: 1,521
Posted By Ko.Fe.
https://www.tsa.gov/travel/security-screening/what...

https://www.tsa.gov/travel/security-screening/whatcanibring/items/film



https://www.tsa.gov/news/releases/2018/07/30/tsa-announces-new-x-ray-technology-roll-out-plan
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-02-2019
Replies: 36
Views: 1,521
Posted By Ko.Fe.
This scam made it to RFF now. Cosmo is film...

This scam made it to RFF now. Cosmo is film repackager who wants to generate traffic on his site. Nothing else. Fake news.

New scanners were implemented since 2017. By now it is 145 of them all over...
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-01-2019
Replies: 29
Views: 744
Posted By Ko.Fe.
L is not RF. Make sure to have half case for it....

L is not RF. Make sure to have half case for it. And advance it slow, but steady.
Canon P or any Canon RF is not the best RF, VF and framing experience.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 10-31-2019
Replies: 1,939
Views: 302,769
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Good BW posted above and...

Good BW posted above and latelly.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48994077187_cf2a759450_o.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2hDrsdK)

M-E with J-3 today.
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 10-31-2019
Replies: 65
Views: 2,320
Posted By Ko.Fe.
One thing bugs me... It seems, more expensive...

One thing bugs me...
It seems, more expensive camera gets, less photography is seeing from it.
Plenty of exercises in exposure, testing of expensive and cheap lenses, but not so much of photography...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-31-2019
Replies: 29
Views: 744
Posted By Ko.Fe.
You purchased 1k$ camera. Now what?... Lenses....

You purchased 1k$ camera. Now what?...
Lenses. 24,28 cost a lot. And here is no wide cheapies or zooms in RF.

My advise is to get Bessa R with half-case and Orion-15. It will work with entire VF...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-30-2019
Replies: 24
Views: 1,310
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Zeiss, Cosina on DSLR. Followed by Sigma. They...

Zeiss, Cosina on DSLR. Followed by Sigma. They can’t figure out how DSLR AF works, yet. :)
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 10-30-2019
Replies: 13
Views: 847
Posted By Ko.Fe.
This is common 4x5 enlarger in NA. I have seen...

This is common 4x5 enlarger in NA. I have seen them in Canada. :)
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-29-2019
Replies: 14
Views: 729
Posted By Ko.Fe.
https://live.staticflickr.com/5287/5257596017_928b...

https://live.staticflickr.com/5287/5257596017_928b777de0.jpg

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48973903843_6edd677619_n.jpg

Both are not public visible.
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 10-29-2019
Replies: 23
Views: 921
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Get folder with wire frames viewfinder in the...

Get folder with wire frames viewfinder in the middle. Fine frame in PP or in the darkroom.
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-29-2019
Replies: 76
Views: 1,929
Posted By Ko.Fe.
From environmental perspective non-film cameras...

From environmental perspective non-film cameras might be worse than film.
Batteries are not something which is growing on or under...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 10-29-2019
Replies: 7
Views: 361
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Hood for status or for use? I used mine without...

Hood for status or for use? I used mine without hood. It is not flaring lens much.
But since it is using normal 39mm filters here is absolutely no problem with them on eBay.
But again those are for...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-29-2019
Replies: 76
Views: 1,929
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Excuse me, but with cameras, lenses I’m highest...

Excuse me, but with cameras, lenses I’m highest environmentalist.
I’m using cameras, lenses for decades. Same cameras and lenses.
Leica is most environmentally friendly manufacturer I ever know. They...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-28-2019
Replies: 307
Views: 42,597
Posted By Ko.Fe.
I was able to have few days off the work in this...

I was able to have few days off the work in this year.
We went up north to camp at two different sites close to lake Huron.

M4-2 with Jupiter-12 (sn 5000128) printed on foggy PAL 5x7...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-28-2019
Replies: 58
Views: 1,919
Posted By Ko.Fe.
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48974302031_ef...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48974302031_ef820f5811_o.jpg
Forum: Travel 10-27-2019
Replies: 9
Views: 375
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Interesting and not just postcard level, IMO.

Interesting and not just postcard level, IMO.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 10-27-2019
Replies: 81
Views: 3,068
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Sorry, but it is gearhead long talk in OP. Real...

Sorry, but it is gearhead long talk in OP. Real user, not collector or status pusher, knows which one and only lens works best. Often it comes not right away, but within sometime after use.
And if...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 10-27-2019
Replies: 9
Views: 512
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Epson scan is best software I ever tried with...

Epson scan is best software I ever tried with Epson scanners. VS and SF are next to useless on Epsons, IMO.
But it is not for everyone, I'm among those who were able to realize what it does its best...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 10-26-2019
Replies: 4
Views: 444
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Hopefully this company will be busted under new...

Hopefully this company will be busted under new privacy regulations in Europe.
Class action might also help those greedy in Adobe.
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 10-25-2019
Replies: 42
Views: 1,638
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Who cares. He is the thief from some of this site...

Who cares.
He is the thief from some of this site photographers. Some of the pictures your hero has stolen went on exhibition.
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 10-24-2019
Replies: 22
Views: 839
Posted By Ko.Fe.
I never used any filters until I became gearhead...

I never used any filters until I became gearhead ten years ago.
Maybe back then we were in majority?
Why make millions of filters if only two where asking.
One back then and one now :)
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 10-24-2019
Replies: 15
Views: 794
Posted By Ko.Fe.
One thing you will need to know, if it is not...

One thing you will need to know, if it is not small lens, your VF might be compromised.
Also if you have never hold these series in hand, it is nowhere near Leica. It is build on entry level SLR...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 10-24-2019
Replies: 48
Views: 3,629
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Then I was looking for cheap 4x5 film, the...

Then I was looking for cheap 4x5 film, the cheapest was ortho.
I wouldn’t mind cheap 135 in bulk, be because even Kentmere is 50 now instead of 29.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 10-23-2019
Replies: 39
Views: 2,426
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Testing some software from one person. BW...

Testing some software from one person. BW conversion with TRIx noise...
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 10-23-2019
Replies: 42
Views: 1,638
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Couldn’t care less about who are these image...

Couldn’t care less about who are these image thefts.
Just want to have one of them exposed to image owners.
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 10-22-2019
Replies: 114
Views: 4,553
Posted By Ko.Fe.
I'm well behind even on digital cameras. The only...

I'm well behind even on digital cameras. The only Leica cameras I care for are M. Film and digital. I'm lucky to have one of each.
Now, if you don't mind read him again. About M...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 10-22-2019
Replies: 114
Views: 4,553
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Or he might know something already, we don't know...

Or he might know something already, we don't know yet.
https://photo.imx.nl/blog/files/archive-october-2019.html
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 10-22-2019
Replies: 24
Views: 1,095
Posted By Ko.Fe.
I might be not so keen with knock-off term (those...

I might be not so keen with knock-off term (those who represent this lens copy are good people at RFF), but you are correct
Here is corrected 35 1.4 mkII already Nokton, but trashed old Lux from...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 10-22-2019
Replies: 114
Views: 4,553
Posted By Ko.Fe.
First, age. Second, adaptation to digital...

First, age. Second, adaptation to digital crowd.
I doubt what many now able to read his old books and have picture projecting in those heads. Digital crowd wants to see its Bokeh on YouTube and...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 10-22-2019
Replies: 55
Views: 2,335
Posted By Ko.Fe.
The only evidence of corrosion free original...

The only evidence of corrosion free original sensor is photo showing this original sensor at f16 or less as corrosion free. Do not trust if it is only the statement.
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-21-2019
Replies: 28
Views: 1,218
Posted By Ko.Fe.
I was watching documentary about him back...

I was watching documentary about him back then.
He would keep people in front of the camera until they would become themselves or starting to act. I like both outcomes.
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 10-21-2019
Replies: 42
Views: 1,638
Posted By Ko.Fe.
So, we must have brochure where all originals has...

So, we must have brochure where all originals has to be listed.
All of these cliche talks are just as accurate as demanding songs to be performed only by original writer. Blues are just cliche...
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 10-21-2019
Replies: 42
Views: 1,638
Posted By Ko.Fe.
According to the article this photo is...

According to the article this photo is garbage.
http://www.theartblog.org/wp-content/uploaded/2855-061.jpg
Robert Frank,...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-21-2019
Replies: 28
Views: 1,218
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Thank you, Richard. And it is not candid. Just...

Thank you, Richard.

And it is not candid. Just as in my recent comment, posting two examples in street portraits I'm not talking about candids. But posed photos. Even taken and retaken as portrait....
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 10-21-2019
Replies: 42
Views: 1,638
Posted By Ko.Fe.
In my culture he is kinda coward. And bashing of...

In my culture he is kinda coward.

And bashing of photog who is recognized by Leica Blog and was on exhibition in known gallery is kinda questionable.
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 10-21-2019
Replies: 405
Views: 139,883
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Nice to hear from you. Looks like collector car,...

Nice to hear from you.
Looks like collector car, not something I would drive in to/from Toronto.
I wouldn't even fit in. :)
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 10-21-2019
Replies: 42
Views: 1,638
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Your photo might be in use without permission.

https://www.diyphotography.net/street-photography-killing/

Many street photos, no links, no credits.
I recognize at least one from photog I know.
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