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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 2 Days Ago
Replies: 3,032
Views: 480,937
Posted By slantface
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https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48598249307_d07409e92c_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2h3sJo8)
yosemite field (https://flic.kr/p/2h3sJo8)

by Jordan Dickinson...
Forum: Photography General Interest 2 Days Ago
Replies: 5,545
Views: 490,548
Posted By slantface
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https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48598228152_c4a7546150_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2h3sC6o)
wing (https://flic.kr/p/2h3sC6o)

by Jordan Dickinson (https://www.flickr.com/photos/jordandickinson/),...
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 3 Days Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 197
Posted By slantface
I've owned it twice and sold it twice. The build...

I've owned it twice and sold it twice. The build quality is great, like the other Hexanon-M lenses, but I just couldn't get along with it for some reason and the titanium finish, though pretty,...
Forum: Photography General Interest 1 Week Ago
Replies: 75
Views: 2,235
Posted By slantface
I absolutely am, but it's because I'm completely...

I absolutely am, but it's because I'm completely sympathetic to your pursuit. I have 3 M4's myself, and even though I don't use them every single time I'm out, there's something about the M4 that...
Forum: Photography General Interest 1 Week Ago
Replies: 75
Views: 2,235
Posted By slantface
You could get an original M4 in black paint for...

You could get an original M4 in black paint for around $3k or less if you're lucky. I ended up buying 2 of them, and they are just so beautiful. That, plus a 35mm f2 or f2.8 would be an amazing...
Forum: Photography General Interest 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 8,899
Views: 868,063
Posted By slantface
Hasselblad 90mm f4 for my new to me XPan. ...

Hasselblad 90mm f4 for my new to me XPan.



Very excited to try this focal length out on the panoramic format!
Forum: Photography General Interest 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 75
Views: 2,235
Posted By slantface
Xpan is my vote, but only because I got one kind...

Xpan is my vote, but only because I got one kind of recently and still in the honeymoon phase. It just feels great, like a Leica, but with a completely different field of view. Makes 35mm film...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 346
Posted By slantface
I figured there was already one of these threads,...

I figured there was already one of these threads, but maybe I'm wrong. I haven't used mine in a long time, for some unknown reason. I thought about selling it a dozen times, but I don't know if I...
Forum: Photography General Interest 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 119
Views: 6,009
Posted By slantface
Mamiya 6 kit, hopefully. Don't really want the...

Mamiya 6 kit, hopefully. Don't really want the 150mm, but the 50mm + 75mm would be a welcome set of lenses. Additionally, I want to grab the 90mm for the Hasselblad Xpan.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-19-2019
Replies: 450
Views: 52,880
Posted By slantface
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https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48228030292_c9c09fbd62_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2gtKgaE)
Lines - Xpan (https://flic.kr/p/2gtKgaE) by Jordan Dickinson...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 07-10-2019
Replies: 43
Views: 1,253
Posted By slantface
Topo Quick Pack is great! I carry 2 M-bodies...

Topo Quick Pack is great! I carry 2 M-bodies with lenses attached, wrapped in the Domke wraps.



Topo Designs also made and even smaller quick pack (the mini quick pack), but I don't have personal...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-09-2019
Replies: 576
Views: 145,397
Posted By slantface
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https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48228030292_c9c09fbd62_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2gtKgaE)
Lines - Xpan (https://flic.kr/p/2gtKgaE)

by Jordan Dickinson...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-08-2019
Replies: 244
Views: 12,337
Posted By slantface
Hasselblad XPan. Just picked one up, and I'm...

Hasselblad XPan. Just picked one up, and I'm really enjoying it. Trying to get some decent compositions in the panorama format.
Forum: Xpan & Other Panoramics 07-07-2019
Replies: 1,830
Views: 371,757
Posted By slantface
First roll from my new (to me) Xpan and 45mm!...

First roll from my new (to me) Xpan and 45mm! Haven't been this excited about a new camera in a long time.

Anyway...some recent...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-03-2019
Replies: 8,899
Views: 868,063
Posted By slantface
Finally bought one of my dream cameras! It's a...

Finally bought one of my dream cameras! It's a Hasselblad XPan w/45mm and in amazing shape. Only has 600 total shutter actuations, including the supposed 200 that are shot at the factory. It's...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-02-2019
Replies: 5,545
Views: 490,548
Posted By slantface
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48077534216_9b...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48077534216_9be4d47103_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2gfrVVJ)
orange and green (https://flic.kr/p/2gfrVVJ)

by Jordan Dickinson...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-27-2019
Replies: 7
Views: 646
Posted By slantface
I have two black paint MP's and they are my BEST...

I have two black paint MP's and they are my BEST cameras. So smooth, durable and haven't had a hiccup at any point. I hadn't heard any horror stories on the MP's, but for me it seems partly because...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 06-26-2019
Replies: 24
Views: 866
Posted By slantface
I'm right there with you Taffy. I recently...

I'm right there with you Taffy. I recently picked up an M8 in a trade, and then sold that one to buy an M8.2 in the span of about 3 months. I had one years and years ago and really had troubles...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-14-2019
Replies: 111
Views: 3,820
Posted By slantface
After some more thought, the coolest thing I...

After some more thought, the coolest thing I could possibly imagine is a dual release of a Digital XPan along with an updated Film Xpan. I realize this is a near impossibility, but that would...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-14-2019
Replies: 111
Views: 3,820
Posted By slantface
Looks very XPAN-ny to me too! The framing of the...

Looks very XPAN-ny to me too! The framing of the countdown is very wide-angle, not to mention the words "expanding (X-panding) the hasselblad experience". Digital XPan? Updated film XPan? (more...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-11-2019
Replies: 974
Views: 364,127
Posted By slantface
Leica M262/Leica 50mm f1.4 Summilux Pre-Asph...

Leica M262/Leica 50mm f1.4 Summilux Pre-Asph E46

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48042016441_5359558071_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2gciTJi)
winner winner 2 (https://flic.kr/p/2gciTJi) by Jordan...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 06-10-2019
Replies: 3,193
Views: 558,388
Posted By slantface
Leica M262/Leica 21mm f3.4 Super-Elmar...

Leica M262/Leica 21mm f3.4 Super-Elmar Asph


https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48036164447_4e42eec875_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2gbMU8R)
rescue (https://flic.kr/p/2gbMU8R) by Jordan Dickinson...
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 06-10-2019
Replies: 1,567
Views: 99,862
Posted By slantface
Leica M262/Leica 21mm f3.4 Super-Elmar Asph ...

Leica M262/Leica 21mm f3.4 Super-Elmar Asph

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48036164447_4e42eec875_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2gbMU8R)
rescue (https://flic.kr/p/2gbMU8R) by Jordan Dickinson...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 06-10-2019
Replies: 3,587
Views: 908,798
Posted By slantface
Leica M262 Leica 50mm f1.4 Summilux...

Leica M262 Leica 50mm f1.4 Summilux Pre-Asph

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48036278747_345c2e64a0_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2gbNu7x)
giraffe (https://flic.kr/p/2gbNu7x) by Jordan Dickinson...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-29-2019
Replies: 11
Views: 630
Posted By slantface
Opening the camera isn't the most difficult...

Opening the camera isn't the most difficult thing, but you might risk scratching the finish, even if using the appropriate tools. I've removed the top plate on a few Leicas, and it's not a terrible...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-21-2019
Replies: 20
Views: 811
Posted By slantface
Nice. Enjoy it!

Nice. Enjoy it!
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-20-2019
Replies: 20
Views: 811
Posted By slantface
Here's one with the 28mm Elmarit ASPH ver.1 on my...

Here's one with the 28mm Elmarit ASPH ver.1 on my since sold M7


https://live.staticflickr.com/6136/5980048937_3d8d0e8e18_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/a7rjd2)
the leaves 3 (https://flic.kr/p/a7rjd2)...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-20-2019
Replies: 20
Views: 811
Posted By slantface
Such a great lens in my opinion. I have the...

Such a great lens in my opinion. I have the version II ASPH, but I previously owned the Ver.I and regrettably sold it. In any event, and many can confirm, it is tiny, super sharp, contrasty and...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 05-10-2019
Replies: 23
Views: 642
Posted By slantface
I agree with this too! I have a few Topo Bags...

I agree with this too! I have a few Topo Bags including the Field Bag and the Quick Pack. Both great camera bags for different reasons.
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 05-10-2019
Replies: 23
Views: 642
Posted By slantface
I agree with the Ape case and the Domke wrap...

I agree with the Ape case and the Domke wrap suggestions. I have both and they are exceptionally cheap solutions.
Forum: Travel 05-08-2019
Replies: 32
Views: 724
Posted By slantface
Photographically speaking, there is a ton to see,...

Photographically speaking, there is a ton to see, and many people will chime in, but my suggestion is going uptown to St.John the Divine Cathedral and the Columbia campus near 116th between Broadway...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-04-2019
Replies: 5,545
Views: 490,548
Posted By slantface
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https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/47708518972_d9c132c12b_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2fFQCxW)
kenai, ak - glacier (https://flic.kr/p/2fFQCxW)
by Jordan Dickinson...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-01-2019
Replies: 3,587
Views: 908,798
Posted By slantface
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https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/32750172267_c7db32f44d_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/RU2cdx)
iceberg (https://flic.kr/p/RU2cdx)

by Jordan Dickinson (https://www.flickr.com/photos/jordandickinson/),...
Forum: Photo Software 04-30-2019
Replies: 11
Views: 391
Posted By slantface
You can do this through Lightroom as well using...

You can do this through Lightroom as well using shared albums when synced with Lightroom mobile. What I like about this is that your online shared album will also be automatically updated if you...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 04-29-2019
Replies: 1,674
Views: 427,060
Posted By slantface
Finally got one of these, but still waiting on a...

Finally got one of these, but still waiting on a film transport repair. Gonna be shooting the Pentax 67 MLU w/45mm, 90mm, 105mm and also got a set of extension tubes. Pretty damn excited to get this...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 04-25-2019
Replies: 32
Views: 1,552
Posted By slantface
Congrats on the M262. Have you received it yet? ...

Congrats on the M262. Have you received it yet? Just wondering about your thoughts on the aluminum top plate and the shutter sound. I feel like the M262 gets overlooked a lot, but after owning one...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-24-2019
Replies: 3,032
Views: 480,937
Posted By slantface
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https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/40726984323_b61bbc7ed0_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/253UrwT)
ferns bw (https://flic.kr/p/253UrwT)
by Jordan Dickinson...
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-23-2019
Replies: 5,545
Views: 490,548
Posted By slantface
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https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/47673709121_25500752d4_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2fCLdN6)
t-rex (https://flic.kr/p/2fCLdN6)

by Jordan Dickinson (https://www.flickr.com/photos/jordandickinson/),...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-22-2019
Replies: 3,032
Views: 480,937
Posted By slantface
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/32715455787_6d...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/32715455787_6db53d8e4c_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/RQXgdx)
kenai outcrop (https://flic.kr/p/RQXgdx)

by Jordan Dickinson...
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-18-2019
Replies: 19
Views: 665
Posted By slantface
Been watching this guy for awhile now too. His...

Been watching this guy for awhile now too. His channel and take on documenting photography is really solid. I also love his use of jazz to follow along with the videos. If you haven't seen his...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 04-15-2019
Replies: 28
Views: 936
Posted By slantface
I just recently picked up an M262 myself, and...

I just recently picked up an M262 myself, and though I don't have a cat, I did have to take the obligatory "test" shot of my dog around the house...

Also, I gotta say I'm really really loving the...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-15-2019
Replies: 3,032
Views: 480,937
Posted By slantface
https://live.staticflickr.com/7849/47560742832_24f...

https://live.staticflickr.com/7849/47560742832_24f94b4736_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2fsMeRs)
alaska denali (https://flic.kr/p/2fsMeRs)
by Jordan Dickinson...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 04-11-2019
Replies: 32
Views: 1,552
Posted By slantface
I went with an M262 about 2 months ago and got it...

I went with an M262 about 2 months ago and got it for $2500. Seemed like a good deal based on its condition so I scooped it up. It has one of the best shutter sounds I've heard on a digital M, and...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 04-11-2019
Replies: 1,357
Views: 323,828
Posted By slantface
https://live.staticflickr.com/7805/33705764518_7fb...

https://live.staticflickr.com/7805/33705764518_7fbbcd1a0b_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/TmsRv1)
Miki M8 (https://flic.kr/p/TmsRv1)

by Jordan Dickinson (https://www.flickr.com/photos/jordandickinson/),...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 04-10-2019
Replies: 1,357
Views: 323,828
Posted By slantface
Got an M8 in a trade and trying some IR...

Got an M8 in a trade and trying some IR photography. Still very new to the whole thing, but at least I got some results...


https://live.staticflickr.com/7820/40510405983_2e864279ca_c.jpg...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-08-2019
Replies: 3,587
Views: 908,798
Posted By slantface
https://live.staticflickr.com/7869/47516246042_b13...

https://live.staticflickr.com/7869/47516246042_b133bce10a_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2foRbvq)
canyonlands overlook (https://flic.kr/p/2foRbvq)
by Jordan Dickinson...
Forum: Help / Feedback forum 04-08-2019
Replies: 4
Views: 655
Posted By slantface
I've been having trouble with this and can't even...

I've been having trouble with this and can't even seem to get photos to be as small as they are required. I don't recall this being such an issue before but I'm pretty frustrated with uploading...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-07-2019
Replies: 3,587
Views: 908,798
Posted By slantface
https://live.staticflickr.com/7915/33685349228_a3e...

https://live.staticflickr.com/7915/33685349228_a3e4657937_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/TjEdKf)
miki (https://flic.kr/p/TjEdKf)
by Jordan Dickinson (https://www.flickr.com/photos/jordandickinson/), on...
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-07-2019
Replies: 5,545
Views: 490,548
Posted By slantface
https://live.staticflickr.com/7915/33685349228_a3e...

https://live.staticflickr.com/7915/33685349228_a3e4657937_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/TjEdKf)
miki (https://flic.kr/p/TjEdKf)
by Jordan Dickinson (https://www.flickr.com/photos/jordandickinson/), on...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 04-06-2019
Replies: 7
Views: 479
Posted By slantface
Maybe the mini quick pack or quick pack from Topo...

Maybe the mini quick pack or quick pack from Topo designs? I have the quick pack and use it for 2 M-bodies with small lenses attached. in my case, I have an M262+35 summicron and an M8+28mm...
Forum: Optics Theory - 04-05-2019
Replies: 86
Views: 2,214
Posted By slantface
I was wondering about April Fool's, but maybe off...

I was wondering about April Fool's, but maybe off by a day or two...
Forum: Optics Theory - 04-05-2019
Replies: 86
Views: 2,214
Posted By slantface
If the OP doesn't like the Fuji 23mm f2, cool. ...

If the OP doesn't like the Fuji 23mm f2, cool. Plenty of people out there use it and love it, despite any optical issues, which I believe are pretty minimal. Hopefully he finds a camera/lens that...
Forum: Optics Theory - 04-04-2019
Replies: 86
Views: 2,214
Posted By slantface
That image posted looks totally fine and what I'd...

That image posted looks totally fine and what I'd expect from the 23mm. I don't understand this original post as it seems you are after lens qualities that don't really exist. How do you shoot...
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-01-2019
Replies: 5,545
Views: 490,548
Posted By slantface
From a recent trip to Utah...

From a recent trip to Utah

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7802/46594211985_fdc68e9865_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2dZnvUv)
tank 2 (https://flic.kr/p/2dZnvUv)

by Jordan Dickinson...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-01-2019
Replies: 3,032
Views: 480,937
Posted By slantface
From a recent trip to Utah...

From a recent trip to Utah

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7807/47520279831_c98627e36b_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2fpcRBv)
Tree (https://flic.kr/p/2fpcRBv)
by Jordan Dickinson...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-01-2019
Replies: 1,186
Views: 335,634
Posted By slantface
From a recent trip to Utah...

From a recent trip to Utah



https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7843/46594211645_11185dbb6a_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2dZnvND)
canyonlands tree (https://flic.kr/p/2dZnvND)

by Jordan Dickinson...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-01-2019
Replies: 3,587
Views: 908,798
Posted By slantface
this is amazing. One of my favorites on this...

this is amazing. One of my favorites on this whole site
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-01-2019
Replies: 3,587
Views: 908,798
Posted By slantface
From a recent trip to...

From a recent trip to Utah

https://live.staticflickr.com/7843/46594211645_fcd2e68507_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2dZnvND)
canyonlands tree (https://flic.kr/p/2dZnvND)
by Jordan Dickinson...
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-20-2019
Replies: 8,899
Views: 868,063
Posted By slantface
I just got an M8 + Voigtlander 35mm f1.2 ASPH II...

I just got an M8 + Voigtlander 35mm f1.2 ASPH II in a trade and I already bought a filter to do some IR photography!
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-15-2019
Replies: 1,674
Views: 427,060
Posted By slantface
I got trapped by this thread and now own a Pentax...

I got trapped by this thread and now own a Pentax 67 MLU w/90mm f2.8. I really want to get the 45mm f4 and a 105 f2.4 (just because of the reputation and images I've seen). I REALLY did not need...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 03-07-2019
Replies: 52
Views: 1,466
Posted By slantface
I'm pretty sure most of us here on RFF have the...

I'm pretty sure most of us here on RFF have the problems you're having KTM. Not to worry...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 03-07-2019
Replies: 52
Views: 1,466
Posted By slantface
I'm one of those people that prefers my lenses as...

I'm one of those people that prefers my lenses as small as possible that meet my requirements. I'm not sure if you think you'll be needing that f1.2 very often, but for me, I know I could get away...
Forum: Fuji X Series 03-06-2019
Replies: 32
Views: 1,160
Posted By slantface
I agree with JSRockit. I've got an M262 and an...

I agree with JSRockit. I've got an M262 and an XE-3 with the Fuji 18mm/27mm/35mm lenses as well as the Leica adapter. I rarely use the adapter on the XE-3, but if I want it, its there. And the XE-3...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 03-05-2019
Replies: 8
Views: 414
Posted By slantface
Is Focal Point still a thing? I thought he...

Is Focal Point still a thing? I thought he closed his shop, but maybe I'm wrong about that.
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 03-04-2019
Replies: 10
Views: 411
Posted By slantface
That's pretty brilliant and never knew this...

That's pretty brilliant and never knew this trick. I'll have to remember this, though I don't have any LTM adapted lenses and probably only have 1 or 2 of these caps lying around.
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 03-04-2019
Replies: 10
Views: 411
Posted By slantface
I find a pair of latex gloves or rubber...

I find a pair of latex gloves or rubber dishwashing gloves will usually do the trick to get a lot more grip on stuck items. You may not be able to grip a small adapter with your hands, but if you...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 02-28-2019
Replies: 110
Views: 5,029
Posted By slantface
I just bought a used M262 and so far I'm VERY...

I just bought a used M262 and so far I'm VERY happy with it. Not being able or wanting to buy new, I had to purchase used. But if you can find the right camera at the right price, I say go for it! ...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-23-2019
Replies: 5,545
Views: 490,548
Posted By slantface
https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7833/47139024952_81...

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7833/47139024952_811c2554d6_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2ePvPPw)
shovel (https://flic.kr/p/2ePvPPw)
by Jordan Dickinson (https://www.flickr.com/photos/jordandickinson/),...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-23-2019
Replies: 3,587
Views: 908,798
Posted By slantface
https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7847/46278382485_47...

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7847/46278382485_471bd2c6c9_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2dvsNNi)
yellow alley (https://flic.kr/p/2dvsNNi)
by Jordan Dickinson...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 02-21-2019
Replies: 99
Views: 12,714
Posted By slantface
https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4883/45416983794_e0...

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4883/45416983794_e03d58e398_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2cckUYJ)
sunset (https://flic.kr/p/2cckUYJ)

by Jordan Dickinson (https://www.flickr.com/photos/jordandickinson/),...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-14-2019
Replies: 3,032
Views: 480,937
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https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7852/46185703795_a6be1fe74c_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2dngNDR)
joshua tree - boulders (https://flic.kr/p/2dngNDR)
by Jordan Dickinson...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-14-2019
Replies: 5,545
Views: 490,548
Posted By slantface
https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7805/32157590577_b1...

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7805/32157590577_b1b9c5dfcd_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/QZE4jR)
Joshua tree - tree valley (https://flic.kr/p/QZE4jR)
by Jordan Dickinson...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-14-2019
Replies: 3,587
Views: 908,798
Posted By slantface
https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7836/32157616057_f7...

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7836/32157616057_f7647ea5c4_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/QZEbUa)
miki-park (https://flic.kr/p/QZEbUa)
by Jordan Dickinson (https://www.flickr.com/photos/jordandickinson/),...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 01-31-2019
Replies: 67
Views: 4,297
Posted By slantface
Leica 35mm f2.8 Summaron (M2 version). ...

Leica 35mm f2.8 Summaron (M2 version). Definitely one of my all time favorites
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 01-28-2019
Replies: 58
Views: 2,319
Posted By slantface
I've had a number of good experiences with Youxin...

I've had a number of good experiences with Youxin and DAG. Turnaround on Youxin's work is pretty fast, and he will also usually rush things for free if you ask him. DAG on the other hand can take...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 01-22-2019
Replies: 102
Views: 3,759
Posted By slantface
I'm a big fan of my Ricoh GR1V, but I'm kind of...

I'm a big fan of my Ricoh GR1V, but I'm kind of waiting for it eventually to give out on me. Nonetheless, it's a great little camera with a 28mm lens and it's tiny!
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE - Film 01-21-2019
Replies: 91
Views: 88,851
Posted By slantface
Thanks Helen. I’ve had this for years and though...

Thanks Helen. I’ve had this for years and though I don’t use it as often as other cameras, I still can’t ever sell it. The meter doesn’t work anymore, but the camera itself is non near mint...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-21-2019
Replies: 8
Views: 643
Posted By slantface
I had some of this from years ago, but I can't...

I had some of this from years ago, but I can't remember where I got it, and it's kind of killing me....


I bought a few sets of this protective film for the top plate (the half where the...
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE - Film 01-21-2019
Replies: 91
Views: 88,851
Posted By slantface
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https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7814/32956531998_0e4cd1e7db_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/SdfQLW)
Leica CL + Voigtlander 21mm f4.0 (https://flic.kr/p/SdfQLW)
by Jordan Dickinson...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-21-2019
Replies: 7,440
Views: 3,790,299
Posted By slantface
https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4818/46832153161_6b...

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4818/46832153161_6b6b4347b6_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2emp2wz)
Leica MP + 35mm Summicron Ver.1/50mm Summicron DR (https://flic.kr/p/2emp2wz) by Jordan Dickinson...
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-15-2019
Replies: 113
Views: 4,513
Posted By slantface
I know I'm only supposed to pick one...but I...

I know I'm only supposed to pick one...but I can't...so here's two...

I got engaged to my beautiful girlfriend Joy in March of 2018. We knew each other and had a brief relationship in my freshman...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 01-14-2019
Replies: 51
Views: 1,103
Posted By slantface
Same here...I have many! Way too many! ...

Same here...I have many! Way too many!



Though, I will say in my defense (for my own justification) that I often use the same bags for photography, travel, fishing, daily use.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 01-04-2019
Replies: 12
Views: 519
Posted By slantface
The 50mm Summicron DR worked ok on my M9 years...

The 50mm Summicron DR worked ok on my M9 years ago, but I kept it in the close focus range. I never really used it this way but did test it out having the same questions as the...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-03-2019
Replies: 60
Views: 8,558
Posted By slantface
https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1966/44326776895_d7...

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1966/44326776895_d7de185fed_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2ax1js4)pillars (https://flic.kr/p/2ax1js4) by Jordan Dickinson (https://www.flickr.com/photos/jordandickinson/),...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 01-02-2019
Replies: 6
Views: 383
Posted By slantface
Also, if you're looking to sell your MA for an...

Also, if you're looking to sell your MA for an M4, get in touch! I may have something to offer you, including an original black paint M4, if interested.
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 01-02-2019
Replies: 6
Views: 383
Posted By slantface
You can swap the film advance lever pretty...

You can swap the film advance lever pretty easily, but do this at your own risk. You simply need to unscrew the collar around the film advance and it should just swap out with minimal effort. To be...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-06-2018
Replies: 16
Views: 366
Posted By slantface
I'd say it's merely a choice around automation. ...

I'd say it's merely a choice around automation. I love shooting in manual mode on all of my cameras, but on some occasions, I prefer using Aperture Priority. In making that choice, I would say that...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-04-2018
Replies: 3,032
Views: 480,937
Posted By slantface
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Denali National Park - Alaska (https://flic.kr/p/2bUHUxH) by Jordan Dickinson...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-04-2018
Replies: 137
Views: 12,630
Posted By slantface
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sunset (https://flic.kr/p/2cckUYJ) by Jordan Dickinson (https://www.flickr.com/photos/jordandickinson/),...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-02-2018
Replies: 5,545
Views: 490,548
Posted By slantface
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Alyeska, Alaska (https://flic.kr/p/RbD6Tq)
by Jordan Dickinson...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-02-2018
Replies: 3,587
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Posted By slantface
https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4894/45225045245_31...

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old town (https://flic.kr/p/2bUobkp)
by Jordan Dickinson...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-02-2018
Replies: 3,587
Views: 908,798
Posted By slantface
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hallway light (https://flic.kr/p/2bUobs8)
by Jordan Dickinson...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-02-2018
Replies: 194
Views: 20,178
Posted By slantface
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hallway light (https://flic.kr/p/2bUobs8)
by Jordan Dickinson...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-02-2018
Replies: 194
Views: 20,178
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old town (https://flic.kr/p/2bUobkp)
by Jordan Dickinson...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-02-2018
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Denali National Park - Alaska (https://flic.kr/p/27jafuy)
by Jordan Dickinson...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-02-2018
Replies: 3,032
Views: 480,937
Posted By slantface
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Kenai Fjords - Seward, Alaska (https://flic.kr/p/2bUHUz6)
by Jordan Dickinson...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-02-2018
Replies: 3,587
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Posted By slantface
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Denali National Park 02 - Alaska (https://flic.kr/p/27jafvq)
by Jordan Dickinson...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-02-2018
Replies: 5,545
Views: 490,548
Posted By slantface
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Denali National Park 02 - Alaska (https://flic.kr/p/27jafvq)
by Jordan Dickinson...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-01-2018
Replies: 3,587
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Posted By slantface
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Kenai Fjords - Seward, Alaska (https://flic.kr/p/2bUHUFi)
by Jordan Dickinson...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-01-2018
Replies: 3,587
Views: 908,798
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Kenai Fjords - Seward, Alaska (https://flic.kr/p/2bUHUz6)
by Jordan Dickinson...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-01-2018
Replies: 3,587
Views: 908,798
Posted By slantface
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Denali National Park - Alaska (https://flic.kr/p/2bUHUxH)
by Jordan Dickinson...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-01-2018
Replies: 3,587
Views: 908,798
Posted By slantface
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sunset (https://flic.kr/p/2cckUYJ)
by Jordan Dickinson (https://www.flickr.com/photos/jordandickinson/),...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-01-2018
Replies: 3,039
Views: 735,421
Posted By slantface
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the pier (https://flic.kr/p/2ax1iAz)
by Jordan Dickinson...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-01-2018
Replies: 5,545
Views: 490,548
Posted By slantface
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Kenai Fjords - Seward, Alaska (https://flic.kr/p/2bUHUtV)
by Jordan Dickinson...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-01-2018
Replies: 5,545
Views: 490,548
Posted By slantface
https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4844/45228894815_98...

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4844/45228894815_980dfe71ca_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2bUHUFi)
Kenai Fjords - Seward, Alaska (https://flic.kr/p/2bUHUFi)
by Jordan Dickinson...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-01-2018
Replies: 5,545
Views: 490,548
Posted By slantface
https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4883/45416983794_e0...

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4883/45416983794_e03d58e398_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2cckUYJ)
sunset (https://flic.kr/p/2cckUYJ)
by Jordan Dickinson (https://www.flickr.com/photos/jordandickinson/),...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-01-2018
Replies: 99
Views: 12,714
Posted By slantface
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https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4908/44324110330_3aca197c2b_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2awLDLN)
noon (https://flic.kr/p/2awLDLN)
by Jordan Dickinson (https://www.flickr.com/photos/jordandickinson/), on...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-01-2018
Replies: 3,039
Views: 735,421
Posted By slantface
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https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4908/44324110330_3aca197c2b_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2awLDLN)
noon (https://flic.kr/p/2awLDLN)
by Jordan Dickinson (https://www.flickr.com/photos/jordandickinson/), on...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-01-2018
Replies: 3,039
Views: 735,421
Posted By slantface
https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4883/45416983794_e0...

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sunset (https://flic.kr/p/2cckUYJ)
by Jordan Dickinson (https://www.flickr.com/photos/jordandickinson/),...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-01-2018
Replies: 194
Views: 20,178
Posted By slantface
https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4883/45416983794_e0...

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4883/45416983794_e03d58e398_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2cckUYJ)
sunset
(https://flic.kr/p/2cckUYJ) by Jordan Dickinson (https://www.flickr.com/photos/jordandickinson/),...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-01-2018
Replies: 194
Views: 20,178
Posted By slantface
https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4908/44324110330_3a...

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noon (https://flic.kr/p/2awLDLN)
by Jordan Dickinson (https://www.flickr.com/photos/jordandickinson/), on...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 11-30-2018
Replies: 36
Views: 1,129
Posted By slantface
I've owned all 3, and I'd probably go with the...

I've owned all 3, and I'd probably go with the Zeiss Planar, followed by the Leica 50mm Summicron Ver.3. Both are going to be really good on your M2, with the Planar being a more modern and...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 11-06-2018
Replies: 91
Views: 2,804
Posted By slantface
If precision framing isn't extremely important to...

If precision framing isn't extremely important to you, the 40mm Summicron/Rokkor is a great option. It's field of view will be most of the M3 viewfinder (outside of the 50mm framelines), but it's a...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 10-19-2018
Replies: 18
Views: 900
Posted By slantface
I was told this as well in school, and as I...

I was told this as well in school, and as I recall, its a method to abstract the image from what you know to be true (people, places, and things) and to better evaluate them more as shapes, lines,...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-11-2018
Replies: 3,587
Views: 908,798
Posted By slantface
https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1931/45236918521_26...

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1931/45236918521_26500eeac8_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2bVr2R4)inauguration 01 (https://flic.kr/p/2bVr2R4) by Jordan Dickinson...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-11-2018
Replies: 3,039
Views: 735,421
Posted By slantface
https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1944/44326774025_da...

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1944/44326774025_dabcbe9573_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2ax1iAz)the pier (https://flic.kr/p/2ax1iAz) by Jordan Dickinson (https://www.flickr.com/photos/jordandickinson/),...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 10-08-2018
Replies: 45
Views: 1,857
Posted By slantface
If wanting a metered Leica M, I'd probably...

If wanting a metered Leica M, I'd probably recommend an M6 (maybe $1200-1400) and 50/35 summicron, or if lens speed is a priority, perhaps a 50 or 35 Summilux. Either way, your $3000 budget will get...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-05-2018
Replies: 100
Views: 2,772
Posted By slantface
Digital: Fuji GFX 50R Would love to buy one, but...

Digital: Fuji GFX 50R
Would love to buy one, but I know I just won't use it to it's potential. Additionally, it is extremely expensive. I loved my M9 for about a year, and then got rid of it. It'd...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-03-2018
Replies: 46
Views: 1,495
Posted By slantface
I don't have any experience with the M5, but for...

I don't have any experience with the M5, but for me, I'd recommend the M2 or M4. Both can be had for easily under $1,000, and you could even get another lens in your $1000-1200 budget if you wanted...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-01-2018
Replies: 43
Views: 925
Posted By slantface
They're not going to take themselves! Also,...

They're not going to take themselves!

Also, having my camera(s) sitting on my table is unnerving.

What's strange in my recent "process" is that I have many rolls of film that I've developed and...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-25-2018
Replies: 51
Views: 1,675
Posted By slantface
I absolutely love the M4! I now have three M4's...

I absolutely love the M4! I now have three M4's including two original black paint M4's (in addition to other M models). I can't say much more than those above have already stated, but my advice is...
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-21-2018
Replies: 5,545
Views: 490,548
Posted By slantface
Some recent photos from a trip to Alaska. It is...

Some recent photos from a trip to Alaska. It is one of the most beautiful and awe-inspiring places I've visited. All shot with a Fuji XT-2 and mostly Fuji 56mm f1.2 and Fuji 16mm...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-17-2018
Replies: 3,587
Views: 908,798
Posted By slantface
Some recent photos from Alaska. Had a great time...

Some recent photos from Alaska. Had a great time shooting a Fuji XT-2, though I swear I'm an avid Leica shooter!...


https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1832/43974746182_a5f3c5ccb5_b.jpg...
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 08-14-2018
Replies: 94
Views: 28,703
Posted By slantface
Thanks Jamie! I'm currently using an XT-2, which...

Thanks Jamie! I'm currently using an XT-2, which I'm still learning but enjoying a ton. I was resistant to taking on an APS-C camera, but so far, it's just fantastic for my style of shooting. I...
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 08-14-2018
Replies: 94
Views: 28,703
Posted By slantface
Some recent photos from a trip to Alaska. Gotta...

Some recent photos from a trip to Alaska. Gotta be one of the most spectacular scenic areas I've ever been to.



https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1832/43974746182_a5f3c5ccb5_b.jpg...
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 08-14-2018
Replies: 51
Views: 17,671
Posted By slantface
Some recent photos from a trip to Alaska. Gotta...

Some recent photos from a trip to Alaska. Gotta be one of the most spectacular scenic areas I've ever been to.

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1818/42212334460_3439f65354_b.jpg...
Forum: Fuji X Series 07-19-2018
Replies: 21
Views: 1,133
Posted By slantface
I was resistant to the Fuji X series because I...

I was resistant to the Fuji X series because I was a huge advocate of full frame cameras and always felt I’d be missing out if I went for a crop sensor for some reason. In the last 10 years though,...
Forum: Simon Says -- SimonSawSunlight Photo Technique 06-18-2018
Replies: 57
Views: 6,651
Posted By slantface
I bought an MDa about a year ago and really love...

I bought an MDa about a year ago and really love it. I need to get it CLA'd, but it's going to be one of my most loved cameras I'm sure. Going to take it to Alaska in the fall with either my 18mm...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-01-2018
Replies: 12
Views: 1,130
Posted By slantface
Yeah. Easy to do at home with any M4. I also...

Yeah. Easy to do at home with any M4. I also really love the M4 with M3 style advance. I've done this swap to chrome M4's, but with my black paint M4s I've left the original lever for collector's...
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 01-09-2018
Replies: 20
Views: 2,314
Posted By slantface
The weather resistance might not be exactly at...

The weather resistance might not be exactly at the level you were looking for, but I just bought this bag for outings with a small camera and a few other items as you described above. I haven't...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-15-2017
Replies: 8,899
Views: 868,063
Posted By slantface
https://cdn-us-cf2.yottaa.net/54636bb786305e35ea00...

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Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 11-07-2017
Replies: 133
Views: 5,611
Posted By slantface
I certainly understand the M3 experience by the...

I certainly understand the M3 experience by the OP. Don't get me wrong, I really do like my M3, but something isn't quite as good as an M4 for me. It might be the quick load/rewind, it might be the...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 06-07-2017
Replies: 125
Views: 4,605
Posted By slantface
I'd vote 50 Summicron, having originally started...

I'd vote 50 Summicron, having originally started with a 50mm Planar years ago. However, I absolutely agree with X-ray's comment about just choosing what you really want. I got pretty obsessed with...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 06-01-2017
Replies: 300
Views: 44,438
Posted By slantface
https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4084/5189066102_82a3...

https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4084/5189066102_82a3ee0b55_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/8UxjyW)the graffiti guard (https://flic.kr/p/8UxjyW) by Jordan Dickinson...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 05-23-2017
Replies: 96
Views: 4,622
Posted By slantface
Not silly, but I'm justifying this as I have 2x...

Not silly, but I'm justifying this as I have 2x 35 summicron ver.1's (canada and germany), as well as multiple 50mm Summiluxes and 2x 50 Summicron DR's. I don't know how I got to this point, but...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-22-2017
Replies: 4
Views: 494
Posted By slantface
This post is a little confusing. I think you're...

This post is a little confusing. I think you're looking for prices, not prizes. Just mentioning this so you can get better info on your request.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-16-2017
Replies: 323
Views: 25,402
Posted By slantface
Yeah, I guess it was just the lack of metering in...

Yeah, I guess it was just the lack of metering in addition to the manual controls. Just felt inefficient and was different enough from my other cameras that it was hard to get the CLE folded neatly...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-16-2017
Replies: 323
Views: 25,402
Posted By slantface
Had trouble with the Minolta CLE. I love the...

Had trouble with the Minolta CLE. I love the 40mm, but just couldn't get into the lack of real manual controls on the CLE.
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-03-2017
Replies: 18
Views: 1,411
Posted By slantface
Was just looking at the winners of all the...

Was just looking at the winners of all the categories, and Sal Cincotta (the organizer) has won in almost all categories including the grand prize. His images are good for sure, but he shouldn't be...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 05-03-2017
Replies: 16
Views: 2,993
Posted By slantface
https://c1.staticflickr.com/6/5473/11504798493_93b...

https://c1.staticflickr.com/6/5473/11504798493_93b26bbd53_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/iwD6LH)Concord 110 EF NEON Lites camera (https://flic.kr/p/iwD6LH) by Still Cameras...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-12-2017
Replies: 9
Views: 1,193
Posted By slantface
That M4 is in really good shape and the only...

That M4 is in really good shape and the only reason I'd be careful. However, if the paint looks right, in the sense that it doesn't look repainted, I'd say go for it. I ended up with 2 original BP...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-10-2017
Replies: 30
Views: 2,539
Posted By slantface
http://www.toxel.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/02/um...

http://www.toxel.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/02/umbrella12.jpghttps://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/564x/c6/92/c3/c692c32cbe7098103f215ffcba016099.jpg

Also, here's a YouTube DIY video of a similar...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-05-2017
Replies: 41
Views: 4,293
Posted By slantface
https://c1.staticflickr.com/9/8085/28883043360_20f...

https://c1.staticflickr.com/9/8085/28883043360_20f0f4ec95_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/L1i9wd)the crane (https://flic.kr/p/L1i9wd) by Jordan Dickinson (https://www.flickr.com/photos/jordandickinson/), on...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-03-2017
Replies: 49
Views: 8,107
Posted By slantface
I was able to mount the 50 DR on my M9 in the...

I was able to mount the 50 DR on my M9 in the close focus setting. Didn't have any issues with mounting it and taking photos, but I read it was not to be used in the regular configuration (not close...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 03-29-2017
Replies: 9
Views: 828
Posted By slantface
I got a 21mm Super Elmar ASPH, and then by a...

I got a 21mm Super Elmar ASPH, and then by a weird trade, I ended up with a 28mm Summicron and an 18mm Super Elmar ASPH. I've been using the 18mm more than any of other "wide" lenses mentioned...
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-21-2017
Replies: 129
Views: 5,541
Posted By slantface
Diane Arbus - for the strange and amazing people...

Diane Arbus - for the strange and amazing people she sought out.
Sebastiao Salgado - for the social commentary and amazing adventures.
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-09-2017
Replies: 131
Views: 10,142
Posted By slantface
My Favorite Cameras (FUN and STYLE): 1)...

My Favorite Cameras (FUN and STYLE):

1) Deardorff 5x7 and old Brass Petzval lenses- It's beat up, and beautiful

2) Leica M4 Black Paint w/35mm Summicron Ver.II- Again, it's beat up, and...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-21-2017
Replies: 527
Views: 83,475
Posted By slantface
https://c1.staticflickr.com/8/7269/7800182204_2d14...

https://c1.staticflickr.com/8/7269/7800182204_2d146c38fb_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/cTgYq5)ambrotype #20 - catherine (https://flic.kr/p/cTgYq5) by Jordan Dickinson...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-06-2017
Replies: 16
Views: 2,220
Posted By slantface
Agree with sepia. I had an M7 years ago that was...

Agree with sepia. I had an M7 years ago that was factory engraved but not part of the A-La-Carte program. It was a Japanese version that came engraved from the factory.

Of course, there are...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-30-2017
Replies: 24
Views: 819
Posted By slantface
Looks to me like film sprocket holes shining...

Looks to me like film sprocket holes shining through. Do you have a light leak in your camera, or is there something going on in the development phase?
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-06-2017
Replies: 128
Views: 8,480
Posted By slantface
I've always like the tiny click sound of the leaf...

I've always like the tiny click sound of the leaf shutter on my Rolleiflex and my Mamiya 7ii I used to have.

Then again, I love love love the sound of my M4 and MP
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-11-2016
Replies: 8,899
Views: 868,063
Posted By slantface
Red Wing 1907 Moc Toe Boots Red Wing 3141 Classic...

Red Wing 1907 Moc Toe Boots
Red Wing 3141 Classic Chukka Boots


Figured I need some stylish and comfortable walking shoes....for photography...you know?
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 10-21-2016
Replies: 27
Views: 4,860
Posted By slantface
Here's a shot using the Summicron DR on the M9 in...

Here's a shot using the Summicron DR on the M9 in close focus mode. I didn't do significant testing, but the setup worked fine for me, with the eyes. As I recall, I think I mounted it with the lens...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 10-20-2016
Replies: 21
Views: 2,407
Posted By slantface
That little Summaron is one of my favorite Leica...

That little Summaron is one of my favorite Leica lenses, not to mention the black MP. I've got the same combo and both are just about perfect tools. Congrats!
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 09-16-2016
Replies: 3
Views: 1,059
Posted By slantface
Do you have a soft release attached to the...

Do you have a soft release attached to the shutter button and/or are you holding the shutter button as you're changing settings, etc.? The LED's should only light up when the shutter is depressed...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-09-2016
Replies: 4
Views: 782
Posted By slantface
I don't think mine move at all, and I don't think...

I don't think mine move at all, and I don't think this is typical. Be careful if relying on a strap only. It'd be awful for the lugs to fail, and the camera to hit the pavement. Sorry, not trying...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-08-2016
Replies: 17
Views: 1,129
Posted By slantface
I just point it at something neutral grey or what...

I just point it at something neutral grey or what would be a midtone in bw, like grass, pavement (depending on if in sun/shadow), back of my hand, etc., set my camera, and keep shooting with that...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-23-2016
Replies: 3,587
Views: 908,798
Posted By slantface
https://c5.staticflickr.com/8/7571/28883470020_f43...

https://c5.staticflickr.com/8/7571/28883470020_f43c34f3c7_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/L1kkmq)

the garden 2 (https://flic.kr/p/L1kkmq) by Jordan Dickinson...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-23-2016
Replies: 815
Views: 91,673
Posted By slantface
https://c8.staticflickr.com/2/1655/23962519119_a07...

https://c8.staticflickr.com/2/1655/23962519119_a07221ff4e_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/Cvub6n)

the circle (https://flic.kr/p/Cvub6n) by Jordan Dickinson (https://www.flickr.com/photos/jordandickinson/),...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-23-2016
Replies: 815
Views: 91,673
Posted By slantface
https://c3.staticflickr.com/9/8285/28883043090_9bb...

https://c3.staticflickr.com/9/8285/28883043090_9bb193c4cd_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/L1i9ry)

the walk (https://flic.kr/p/L1i9ry) by Jordan Dickinson (https://www.flickr.com/photos/jordandickinson/),...
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-19-2016
Replies: 353
Views: 23,488
Posted By slantface
Leica M4 w/35mm/50mm Nikon D700 Mamiya RZ67 Pro...

Leica M4 w/35mm/50mm
Nikon D700
Mamiya RZ67 Pro II w/50mm
Rolleiflex 2.8F
Deardorff 5"x7"
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-10-2016
Replies: 8,899
Views: 868,063
Posted By slantface
Nikon 9000 ED Scanner with 35mm/120 and glass...

Nikon 9000 ED Scanner with 35mm/120 and glass holders. Been wanting this setup for quite some time, and finally pulled the trigger.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 07-22-2016
Replies: 111
Views: 11,844
Posted By slantface
Black paint 35mm Summicron v1 to match my black...

Black paint 35mm Summicron v1 to match my black paint m4
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 07-08-2016
Replies: 5
Views: 1,062
Posted By slantface
I'm partial to the Summaron on film, even though...

I'm partial to the Summaron on film, even though I too have the 35 Cron ASPH. I just love the size of that little summaron and it makes a great travel lens. On the other hand, yeah, the speed of...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-07-2016
Replies: 39
Views: 2,251
Posted By slantface
I think it's a great idea. I don't even have kids...

I think it's a great idea. I don't even have kids yet and am still thinking about handing down film cameras to my family...whenever that may be. I'm sure film will still be available, perhaps in...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-17-2016
Replies: 43
Views: 3,035
Posted By slantface
M4 - black paint. I ended up buying one awhile...

M4 - black paint. I ended up buying one awhile back, and they are just so beautiful. It's become my main camera, even though I've got others to choose from including an MP and an M6, the MP being on...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 06-14-2016
Replies: 32
Views: 2,711
Posted By slantface
I second Youxins work. Great guy, fast turnaround...

I second Youxins work. Great guy, fast turnaround and easy to get hold of by email or other means. The only thing to note is that if you need collimation due to focus issues, you may want to contact...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-11-2016
Replies: 88
Views: 9,519
Posted By slantface
I shouldn't have looked at this post...because...

I shouldn't have looked at this post...because now I just bought a 40mm Summicron-C for no real reason, other than to replace my 40mm M-rokkor I had awhile back...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-04-2016
Replies: 61
Views: 5,873
Posted By slantface
I've never owned the M5, but have owned 2 M6's...

I've never owned the M5, but have owned 2 M6's and an M7. I eventually sold the M7 and kept one of my M6's. If I were looking, and looking for reliability, ease of use, and minimal reliance on...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-03-2016
Replies: 148
Views: 11,767
Posted By slantface
Leica M4 black paint. It's beat up, missing...

Leica M4 black paint. It's beat up, missing vulcanite, and is just plain great. If I keep one camera, this will be it.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-29-2016
Replies: 15
Views: 1,244
Posted By slantface
https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3631/3612087975_742...

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3631/3612087975_7421641fa3_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/6vbTUT)tough walk (https://flic.kr/p/6vbTUT) by Jordan Dickinson (https://www.flickr.com/photos/jordandickinson/),...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 03-25-2016
Replies: 32
Views: 3,509
Posted By slantface
Had Youxin recently repair my black paint M4....

Had Youxin recently repair my black paint M4. This camera is my baby, and although I was worried about shipping it as the post office makes me more nervous than anything else in this process, I would...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 02-22-2016
Replies: 3
Views: 870
Posted By slantface
I've used Larry Linville's services (as did a...

I've used Larry Linville's services (as did a friend of mine here in Denver) to fabricate large format lens flanges out of brass. He made a perfect mounting flange for an old brass petzval lens for...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 02-16-2016
Replies: 14
Views: 2,159
Posted By slantface
Yes, I don't like the big bulky plastic ones as...

Yes, I don't like the big bulky plastic ones as they made for the 21mm 2.8 Elmarit-M ASPH which hug the outside of the lens. I don't mind the plastic variations on the 35mm Summicrons ver.IV and...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 01-28-2016
Replies: 8
Views: 2,948
Posted By slantface
I've got a Fogg (B-Laika, I think), which is...

I've got a Fogg (B-Laika, I think), which is awesome. It holds an M-body with 35 summicron (hood mounted), 50 Summicron and 21 Super-Elmar. Plus I can toss in my Ricoh GR1v, with extra batteries in...
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-27-2016
Replies: 92
Views: 5,977
Posted By slantface
About 6 months ago, I bought a beat up M4 Black...

About 6 months ago, I bought a beat up M4 Black Paint, and a 35mm Summicron Ver.III. I've somehow managed to acquire tons of other Leica gear over the years, ranging MPs to M2/M3, but really, this...
Forum: RFF Polls 01-26-2016
Replies: 395
Views: 74,198
Posted By slantface
Too many Leicas! M2, M3, M4 (x2), M4-2, M6, M7,...

Too many Leicas!

M2, M3, M4 (x2), M4-2, M6, M7, MP (x2).

Trying to get rid of some of them, but seemingly hard to sell these days.
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-22-2016
Replies: 96
Views: 5,605
Posted By slantface
Konica Hexanon 50mm f1.2 Also, I recently...

Konica Hexanon 50mm f1.2


Also, I recently regretted getting rid of my chrome Leica MP, so I bought it back a few weeks ago. Glad it was still available and around. Keeping it now for as long as...
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-21-2016
Replies: 8,899
Views: 868,063
Posted By slantface
Impulsively bought a 21mm f3.4 Super-Elmar ASPH. ...

Impulsively bought a 21mm f3.4 Super-Elmar ASPH. I've wanted a 21mm for awhile now and have heard great things about the Super-Elmar. Hope I made a good choice. In any case, i'm looking forward to...
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-20-2016
Replies: 8,899
Views: 868,063
Posted By slantface
Leica 21mm Finder (12008)... however, I still...

Leica 21mm Finder (12008)...

however, I still don't have a 21mm lens yet. Figured I should get the finder at a good price, and then sort out all of the 21mm lens options. Thinking 21mm...
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 01-15-2016
Replies: 16
Views: 3,671
Posted By slantface
Is it just my monitor or does that image posted...

Is it just my monitor or does that image posted seem to have vertical lines in it? I've been looking at getting a used Monochrom at some point, but not sure about possible sensor issues/lines at...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-15-2016
Replies: 3,587
Views: 908,798
Posted By slantface
https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1655/23962519119_a0...

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1655/23962519119_a07221ff4e_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/Cvub6n)the circle (https://flic.kr/p/Cvub6n) by Jordan Dickinson...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-15-2016
Replies: 576
Views: 145,397
Posted By slantface
https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1655/23962519119_a0...

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1655/23962519119_a07221ff4e_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/Cvub6n)
the circle (https://flic.kr/p/Cvub6n) by Jordan Dickinson (https://www.flickr.com/photos/jordandickinson/),...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 01-14-2016
Replies: 42
Views: 5,130
Posted By slantface
On Steve Huff's website, it sounds like the new...

On Steve Huff's website, it sounds like the new 35 also has 11 aperture blades as opposed to the current 8 blades. Not sure how true this is or not, but I guess there are some changes to the lenses.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-10-2016
Replies: 592
Views: 87,335
Posted By slantface
https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2400/2365225695_6ef...

https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2400/2365225695_6ef7c00196_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/4B1pcn)bicycling (https://flic.kr/p/4B1pcn) by Jordan Dickinson (https://www.flickr.com/photos/jordandickinson/), on...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-05-2016
Replies: 592
Views: 87,335
Posted By slantface
https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2404/2365947650_44a...

https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2404/2365947650_44a06b8796_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/4B56NS)running girls (https://flic.kr/p/4B56NS) by Jordan Dickinson...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 01-04-2016
Replies: 24
Views: 2,559
Posted By slantface
It's easy to take off the top plate with a few...

It's easy to take off the top plate with a few specific tools. This will allow you to potentially push the dent out from the bottom, but be very careful in doing this. The best thing I could think...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-29-2015
Replies: 8
Views: 1,257
Posted By slantface
I'd try keepvid.com to capture YouTube videos....

I'd try keepvid.com to capture YouTube videos. It's free and works well. Just copy paste the link of the video and then download. for DVD conversion, there's a great software called ConvertXtoDVD....
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-26-2015
Replies: 70
Views: 5,583
Posted By slantface
Leica m4/35mm Summicron Ver 2/50mm Summicron Ver...

Leica m4/35mm Summicron Ver 2/50mm Summicron Ver 3/90mm Tele-Elmarit fat kit purchase, all near mint for $2500. A lot to spend all at once, but overall, well worth the impulse buy.
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-23-2015
Replies: 8,899
Views: 868,063
Posted By slantface
Ha, I just had the same conundrum here in Denver....

Ha, I just had the same conundrum here in Denver. Found an M4/35mm Summicron ver. 2/50mm Summicron Ver. 3/90mm Tele-elmarit "fat" as a kit for cheap. Couldn't resist. Not keeping all of it, but...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-17-2015
Replies: 7,440
Views: 3,790,299
Posted By slantface
P.S. If you're looking to sell your BP M2,...

P.S. If you're looking to sell your BP M2, Erik...I sometimes have the cash...ha.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-17-2015
Replies: 7,440
Views: 3,790,299
Posted By slantface
That's a beautiful M2, and the Summaron is a...

That's a beautiful M2, and the Summaron is a great lens to pair with it. I've got 2 black paint M4's, but now I've got the itch for a BP M2...and with it the price goes up...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-14-2015
Replies: 43
Views: 5,446
Posted By slantface
I'm on the Tri-X 400 for BW and Portra 400/160...

I'm on the Tri-X 400 for BW and Portra 400/160 for color. I'd also suggest the Kodak Ektar 100 for color, but i'm not sure if the 100 speed films are too slow for you. I find that if I can shoot...
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-17-2015
Replies: 103
Views: 7,184
Posted By slantface
M4 + 35mm Summicron is my thing these days....

M4 + 35mm Summicron is my thing these days. Nothing better in my opinion. This combo is so compact, covers just about everything, and I can handhold shots in low light with Tri-X 400 down to about...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 11-12-2015
Replies: 25
Views: 2,128
Posted By slantface
I have the ver.1, ver.IV, and ASPH. I like them...

I have the ver.1, ver.IV, and ASPH. I like them all for different reasons, and love the ergonomics/build of the ver.1, with contrast being lower than the IV and ASPH. I love the ver. IV for the...
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-11-2015
Replies: 59
Views: 4,200
Posted By slantface
M4 + 35mm Summicron/50mm Summilux, VC Meter,...

M4 + 35mm Summicron/50mm Summilux, VC Meter, loads of film if possible and the smallest camera bag I can fit it all in.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-11-2015
Replies: 28
Views: 1,856
Posted By slantface
https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3278/2869770584_01f...

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3278/2869770584_01feb85093_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/5nAjPb)dad's fish (https://flic.kr/p/5nAjPb) by Jordan Dickinson...
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-10-2015
Replies: 7
Views: 1,344
Posted By slantface
Really nice stuff. Very tempted to pick this up....

Really nice stuff. Very tempted to pick this up. Thanks for the link
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-06-2015
Replies: 36
Views: 3,269
Posted By slantface
I finished my M.Arch at Columbia University. It...

I finished my M.Arch at Columbia University. It was one of the most difficult, but rewarding experiences of my life. Architecture programs are a real test of persistence and commitment, so I...
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