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Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 1 Hour Ago
Replies: 33
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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 9 Hours Ago
Replies: 45
Views: 1,141
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 Hours Ago
Replies: 45
Views: 1,141
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 13 Hours Ago
Replies: 20
Views: 578
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 15 Hours Ago
Replies: 45
Views: 1,141
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 18 Hours Ago
Replies: 29
Views: 548
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 1 Day Ago
Replies: 28
Views: 872
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 1 Day Ago
Replies: 33
Views: 801
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 1 Day Ago
Replies: 33
Views: 801
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 1 Day Ago
Replies: 28
Views: 872
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 1 Day Ago
Replies: 33
Views: 801
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 1 Day Ago
Replies: 404
Views: 138,590
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 1 Day Ago
Replies: 33
Views: 801
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.
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 1 Day Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 173
Posted By Ko.Fe.
early morning visit © 2019...

early morning visit © 2019 Keith

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/5265/med_U5265I1571356173.SEQ.0.jpg
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 1 Day Ago
Replies: 29
Views: 548
Posted By Ko.Fe.
So, it is more sharp and same color?

So, it is more sharp and same color?
Forum: RFF News 1 Day Ago
Replies: 64
Views: 2,041
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Is it long weekend in California?

Is it long weekend in California?
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 1 Day Ago
Replies: 29
Views: 548
Posted By Ko.Fe.
M-E latest batch from 2015. Purchased new in...

M-E latest batch from 2015. Purchased new in 2016. Corrosion appeared in 2017, was replaced for free via Toronto Downtown Camera in 2018.

I'm finding new sensor to be less sharp and different in...
Forum: Photography General Interest 1 Day Ago
Replies: 28
Views: 872
Posted By Ko.Fe.
I'm not sure if anyone is here yet. If you still...

I'm not sure if anyone is here yet. If you still want to understand what I was trying to say look and Disfarmer family photos.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 2 Days Ago
Replies: 65
Views: 1,954
Posted By Ko.Fe.
I keep on returning and reading and trying to...

I keep on returning and reading and trying to understand.



These are with 50. Is it the scene?

https://live.staticflickr.com/7400/14209068793_7d7371da2c_o.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/nDBc7H)
Forum: Photography General Interest 2 Days Ago
Replies: 28
Views: 872
Posted By Ko.Fe.
https://live.staticflickr.com/7264/7861261156_ffd7...

https://live.staticflickr.com/7264/7861261156_ffd7b36f96_o.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/cYF24s)
Forum: Photography General Interest 3 Days Ago
Replies: 28
Views: 872
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Does family album needs to be adequate to stereotypes?

Sure, we like kid staring into the lens (with face - "only because you have asked me") we have just purchased. But it is not family pictures (IMO).
Nor they have to be...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 3 Days Ago
Replies: 65
Views: 1,954
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Thank you, Helen. 50 you gave me has unusual...

Thank you, Helen. 50 you gave me has unusual rendering. Can't let it go!
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 4 Days Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 377
Posted By Ko.Fe.
On eBay 40-40.5 step up ring. Works awesome on...

On eBay 40-40.5 step up ring. Works awesome on 50мм lenses with this filter size. And no money, space wasting is needed for hood.
But I don't know if this solution works for wider lenses without...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 4 Days Ago
Replies: 65
Views: 1,954
Posted By Ko.Fe.
I sold M3 ELC, it was not in use for long time...

I sold M3 ELC, it was not in use for long time before I purchased it (still with Midland seal) and it was not in use much by me. If I own camera I must use it.

And I find it handy to have 35mm lens...
Forum: RFF News 4 Days Ago
Replies: 64
Views: 2,041
Posted By Ko.Fe.
And M10 will be priced very logically. Ten grands...

And M10 will be priced very logically. Ten grands camera without IS and dust shake.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 4 Days Ago
Replies: 65
Views: 1,954
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Thank you all for many good words and valuable...

Thank you all for many good words and valuable comments. It is something I could use as reference to read many times.

I started to take pictures with Fed-2 and 50. Every time I use it, framing comes...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 4 Days Ago
Replies: 65
Views: 1,954
Posted By Ko.Fe.
My "worth to print" rate with 50mm is 1 to 7 with...

My "worth to print" rate with 50mm is 1 to 7 with 35 or with 21, wider. But with 28 is more difficult, again.
Size of the kit is more handling issue than be unpropitious.
I'm OK with big wide (zoom)...
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 4 Days Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 1,215
Posted By Ko.Fe.
If its battery going to be still available in...

If its battery going to be still available in three years, it is in my wish list three years from now. By this time my DR paper will be gone and after it here is no way I could afford film and...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 4 Days Ago
Replies: 65
Views: 1,954
Posted By Ko.Fe.
I do. But with 50mm... maybe I need to step aside...

I do. But with 50mm... maybe I need to step aside instead of getting close?
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 4 Days Ago
Replies: 65
Views: 1,954
Posted By Ko.Fe.
My skills with 50mm and RF sucks.

I liked Canon 5D and 50L combo. I would often switch to it instead of zoom during assignment, reportage.

For some reason I'm OK with one person in the frame with DSLR, but I don't like it at all on...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 4 Days Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 253
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Very nice! I'm not good at all for pictures like...

Very nice! I'm not good at all for pictures like these.
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 5 Days Ago
Replies: 78
Views: 28,860
Posted By Ko.Fe.
I have no idea how yours logic works. I just...

I have no idea how yours logic works.

I just have practical and real life experience with old FSU gear. If it is old and looks unused - it is брак from the factory. Moskva, Kiev, Zorki same...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 5 Days Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 235
Posted By Ko.Fe.
I had VIOOH....

I had VIOOH.

https://live.staticflickr.com/7348/9734188747_f33387461e_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/fQbgbt)IIf RD, Summitar, VIOOH. (https://flic.kr/p/fQbgbt) by Kostya Fedot...
Forum: Canon Rangefinders - Peter Dechert and Peter Kitchingman 5 Days Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 413
Posted By Ko.Fe.
I would take its larger than Leica size as...

I would take its larger than Leica size as significant improvement for DIY service.

I have IIf and removed this useless flash rail.
Also was able to take its body shell out and put it back with...
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 6 Days Ago
Replies: 22
Views: 806
Posted By Ko.Fe.
I also ordered M adapter. It is kind of OK, but...

I also ordered M adapter. It is kind of OK, but not something I find as useful.
Now with more than one non-coded lens, I keep forgetting which lens was in...
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 6 Days Ago
Replies: 21
Views: 1,741
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Awesome! I barelly understand what she is talking...

Awesome! I barelly understand what she is talking about, but it is awesome!
Forum: Chris Crawford 1 Week Ago
Replies: 107
Views: 3,765
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Very good quality. I could only imagine how it...

Very good quality. I could only imagine how it turns on C-41 film.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 1 Week Ago
Replies: 617
Views: 52,505
Posted By Ko.Fe.
IMHO, portrait is only portrait then person on...

IMHO, portrait is only portrait then person on the picture is directly involved with photographer. Street, loo doesn't matter. The rest is candid, IMHO.

I'm not portrait photographer, I'm terrible...
Forum: Photography General Interest 1 Week Ago
Replies: 168
Views: 5,636
Posted By Ko.Fe.
I have seen records like Doors been dumped into...

I have seen records like Doors been dumped into trash in 2004. Now they are expensive records. Or at least they are easy to sell.

I would never say anything about "superior" sound quality of LP. I'm...
Forum: Photography General Interest 1 Week Ago
Replies: 168
Views: 5,636
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Excuse me, but reality is different. Almost every...

Excuse me, but reality is different. Almost every big store I go has not expensive TT. I purchased one new style compact TT in Superstore which is Canadian Walmart and in Walmart itself the number of...
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 1 Week Ago
Replies: 64
Views: 2,154
Posted By Ko.Fe.
:) More glass? The actual glass is so little on...

:) More glass? The actual glass is so little on the image you provide.

But any lens is little on this knock-off from Sony A7. :)
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 1 Week Ago
Replies: 1,864
Views: 296,877
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Thank you Helen, I always happy to see you and...

Thank you Helen, I always happy to see you and your photos here.
Dog photo is awesome. It is different dog breed in the shadow. And all in the photo shows the moment.
It is also interesting to see...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 1 Week Ago
Replies: 44
Views: 1,592
Posted By Ko.Fe.
They can't. They are SLRians. Whut? M8 and any...

They can't. They are SLRians.

Whut? M8 and any Bessa will give you shutter sound. HCB called Leica shutter sound as the "kiss". I'd rather hear kiss as sound of my accomplishment than stove's...
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 1 Week Ago
Replies: 1,687
Views: 108,236
Posted By Ko.Fe.
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48887865813_66...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48887865813_66b8a94aa8_o.jpg



https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48887736438_67c268dcd8_o.jpg



https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48888579352_9fb3c710a5_o.jpg
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 1 Week Ago
Replies: 22
Views: 791
Posted By Ko.Fe.
I had 40/2, it worked on M-E crappy 35 frames,...

I had 40/2, it worked on M-E crappy 35 frames, but on camera with accurate 35, 50 frames it sucked.

Need slick lens on big body, get CV CS 35 2.5 II.
Forum: Photography General Interest 1 Week Ago
Replies: 18
Views: 469
Posted By Ko.Fe.
https://live.staticflickr.com/5772/30302520614_203...

https://live.staticflickr.com/5772/30302520614_2032ebc9a5_o.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/NaJkDY)

Leica M4-2, PinHole Cap.
Kentmere 400 in HC-110 B 8 minutes.
8x10 Agfa Brovira #2 print.
ON....
Forum: Photography General Interest 1 Week Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 410
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Something like salva smearing on one layer and...

Something like salva smearing on one layer and melted glue on another surface.
Forum: Photography General Interest 1 Week Ago
Replies: 18
Views: 469
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Have you studied HCB and GW work. Landscape is...

Have you studied HCB and GW work. Landscape is very where. And I’m sure none of them used tripod.
Rangefinder landscapes still could be done as anything else with rangefinder.
It is kind of killed by...
Forum: RFF News 1 Week Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 438
Posted By Ko.Fe.
I’m not sure how photos of recognized people I...

I’m not sure how photos of recognized people I have are in jeopardy.
Or people I don’t know.
I have stopped dumping my kids photos with every new camera, lens I have long time ago.
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 1 Week Ago
Replies: 64
Views: 2,154
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Just slightly above 2K with huge for no reason 45...

Just slightly above 2K with huge for no reason 45 2.8.
The lens is the failure.
Camera has dust and splash proof and IS. I bet it has dust shake.
So, it might be alternative for used m240, which has...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 1 Week Ago
Replies: 45
Views: 2,631
Posted By Ko.Fe.
I have liveview on DSLR, useless for any moving...

I have liveview on DSLR, useless for any moving objects. Every time I see some dude using lv it looks hilariously slow :)
Touch screen and lv might be different.

Rangefinder wise it works by using...
Forum: Photography General Interest 1 Week Ago
Replies: 12
Views: 313
Posted By Ko.Fe.
So is Ford here, in GTA. But Chicago is awesome...

So is Ford here, in GTA. But Chicago is awesome for public transit. No F-150 needed. :)
Forum: Photography General Interest 1 Week Ago
Replies: 12
Views: 313
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Chicago is driven by the public transit, not Ford...

Chicago is driven by the public transit, not Ford :)
Forum: Photography General Interest 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 168
Views: 5,636
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Go Ted, Go! I remember exactly how I went...

Go Ted, Go!

I remember exactly how I went seriously and at my own for film in 2012.
Earlier on I was digitizing our film pictures from 2003 and later on. We quit from using film and only camera for...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 41
Views: 1,193
Posted By Ko.Fe.
I have different approach. I look at results...

I have different approach.

I look at results and work from there.
I have scans from my Epson flatbed printed by me and by professional on lager size paper. It looks awesome.

I have no problem to...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 42
Views: 1,189
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Just like with Zenit (Zorki), which was released...

Just like with Zenit (Zorki), which was released earlier than F.
And much earlier 135 format SLRs looks like they have same kind of origination.
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 41
Views: 1,193
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Any evidence what your excellency has practical...

Any evidence what your excellency has practical outcome?
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 41
Views: 1,193
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Any 120 film subformat is so big, any new flatbed...

Any 120 film subformat is so big, any new flatbed Epson supporting it will be sufficient.
And to be honest same is enough for 135. Epson comes with easy to use software.
Forum: Photography General Interest 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 168
Views: 5,636
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Where are some folks like me who went seriously...

Where are some folks like me who went seriously on film then general public was ditching film cameras and developing on every corner has vanished as result of it.
I would go to remaining stores...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 42
Views: 1,189
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Here is one shot BW...

Here is one shot BW developer.
https://filmphotographyproject.com/content/features/2018/05/fpp-super-monobath-one-step-bw-developer/

My digital rangefinder camera is just like my M4-2. Same size,...
Forum: Photography General Interest 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 54
Views: 1,232
Posted By Ko.Fe.
2009 Canon 500D - over 100K exposures. In use...

2009 Canon 500D - over 100K exposures. In use since then. No maintenance cost.
M4-2. I don't count in rolls, sorry, rolls are for random shooters :), I purchase in bulks and use about four bulks per...
Forum: Travel 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 43
Views: 1,239
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Looking at these pictures and reading all of OP...

Looking at these pictures and reading all of OP brovada here and where...

I'm not finding any of those pictures worth of going to remote places, advisory or not.
Same kind of pictures could be taken...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 21
Views: 1,585
Posted By Ko.Fe.
I wouldn’t buy collapsible lens for Bessa.

I wouldn’t buy collapsible lens for Bessa.
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 21
Views: 575
Posted By Ko.Fe.
He is not wimp or whatever labels are put on...

He is not wimp or whatever labels are put on him.
I watched videos with him. He is not always aggressively flashing it to the face.
I would not mind if someone would chooses me for it. But it will...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 373
Posted By Ko.Fe.
I bet you are not original owner. RF arm is...

I bet you are not original owner.
RF arm is adjustable. Previous owner could have it done for lenses not focusing closer than .8 m.
Forum: Photography General Interest 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 168
Views: 5,636
Posted By Ko.Fe.
On my way to work I was asked if my camera is...

On my way to work I was asked if my camera is with film.
I went to check two well known stores in Toronto DT after work to see how they are doing.
Henry’s where I purchased many times film supplies...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 21
Views: 575
Posted By Ko.Fe.
It doesn't have to be face flashed. Here is good...

It doesn't have to be face flashed. Here is good and recent example of street photography with flash.
https://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=169460

I would like to use 21mm and...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 15
Views: 973
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Don't they post "slowing down" articles few times...

Don't they post "slowing down" articles few times per year?

I'd rather sell my film M and keep my film EOS. It is Canon, not Nikon and it just works. :)
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 22
Views: 812
Posted By Ko.Fe.
I do, sometimes, if I go on events. Our local...

I do, sometimes, if I go on events. Our local media doesn't like film photos at all.
But I do. I'm not in favor of doing this, because then two metal M bumps to each over...
I have to put both in...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 55
Views: 4,203
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Does FLE have same oof, Bokeh at f1.4 as version...

Does FLE have same oof, Bokeh at f1.4 as version II?
Forum: Travel 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 12
Views: 364
Posted By Ko.Fe.
They eat million dogs per...

They eat million dogs per year.
https://www.usatoday.com/in-depth/news/2019/02/25/south-koreans-eat-more-than-2-million-dogs-every-year-but-thats-changing/2930025002/
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 22
Views: 806
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Good to know! I'm just trying to keep it as low...

Good to know!
I'm just trying to keep it as low budget as possible.
Ordered new 14-42 re-branded from Panasonic pancake lens for 100$.
Forum: Photography General Interest 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 168
Views: 5,636
Posted By Ko.Fe.
I’m agree. If some one needs to have clear...

I’m agree.

If some one needs to have clear picture, it is easy with digital.
But then I asked why my daughter wants to take two film cameras instead of one digital to Europe, she told me what she...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 48
Views: 1,191
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Canon IL is very easy to disable and it is...

Canon IL is very easy to disable and it is reversible.
And those who like me also figured out how to re-do its mount to have it working better on M. 3 to 6, instead of all way into VF. Also...
Forum: Photography General Interest 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 168
Views: 5,636
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Boy’o’boy :) Never heard of Paris by Night?...

Boy’o’boy :)
Never heard of Paris by Night? Brassai. This about your AA passage.

And what amount of keepers have to do with film and low light?
Take a measure and expose. I have done it. Under low...
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 22
Views: 806
Posted By Ko.Fe.
I'm more after Olympus M.ZUIKO DIGITAL 14-42mm...

I'm more after Olympus M.ZUIKO DIGITAL 14-42mm f3.5-5.6 EZ.
14, been 28mm equivalent is enough for me and my wife finds the use for the other end.
Plus, it is OM for OM.
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 22
Views: 806
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Thank you both. I’d rather spend some not so big...

Thank you both.

I’d rather spend some not so big money on couple M43 lenses and if it works well get fresher body for indoors, to replace DSLR.
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 22
Views: 806
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Same...

Same kit:

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48829420493_c01a21a3cf_o.jpg



https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48829962357_0fb7633ae3_o.jpg
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 48
Views: 1,191
Posted By Ko.Fe.
It was my guidance. I went from Typ 1, to typ 2,...

It was my guidance. I went from Typ 1, to typ 2, then 4 and now 3.
Prior to this I had Summitar, Summar and Summarit :)
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 48
Views: 1,191
Posted By Ko.Fe.
I'm confused with those versions. 1 is...

I'm confused with those versions.
1 is Collapsible.
2. is Rigid.
3. is one I have now, very long focus throw and not small lens.
4. is Canadian/German, smallest with plastic parts.
5. is the...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 48
Views: 1,191
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Summarit-M 50 2.5 is more compact than any 50 ZM...

Summarit-M 50 2.5 is more compact than any 50 ZM or any non collapsible 50 Cron.
Maybe Color-Skopar 50 2.5 is smaller than Summarit-M.
You are not going to find Canonikons with modern focus and...
Forum: Photography General Interest 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 37
Views: 1,364
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Our daughter used 5D and L lenses after she...

Our daughter used 5D and L lenses after she turned twenty. :)

If you want her to be still involved and willing to use this tank of the camera (Freaking Tank beast :) ), get her Instax.
Forum: Photography General Interest 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 37
Views: 1,364
Posted By Ko.Fe.
3, 5, 6, 7,9,10,13. Let go. You don't need this...

3, 5, 6, 7,9,10,13. Let go. You don't need this many cameras and your daughter doesn't need slow and heavy tank of the camera (9). Give her what Jane Bown was using.
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 22
Views: 643
Posted By Ko.Fe.
It isn't shelter. It is portable studio. Remember...

It isn't shelter. It is portable studio. Remember Disfarmer? He also has studio without artificial light, but it was modified natural light. Just like in this portable studio. It is quite common...
Forum: Photography General Interest 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 168
Views: 5,636
Posted By Ko.Fe.
This is the first concert ever for masters of...

This is the first concert ever for masters of electronica music. No film. :)
https://youtu.be/vNoFHdlMrtI
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 22
Views: 643
Posted By Ko.Fe.
By any chance, have you noticed portable studio...

By any chance, have you noticed portable studio setup? :D
Forum: Photography General Interest 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 168
Views: 5,636
Posted By Ko.Fe.
I’m committing to Toronto, walking regularly to...

I’m committing to Toronto, walking regularly to amazing water front location where I’m responsible for programs without interruption.
I have seen few more comparing to none. One person with black M4,...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 21
Views: 575
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Picture of kid at home? I’ll take you seriously...

Picture of kid at home? I’ll take you seriously then you show me street photography taken with flash and close.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 20
Views: 551
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Yep, re-loadable bulk loader means re-loadable...

Yep, re-loadable bulk loader means re-loadable cassettes. And then if you are real cheapo you could do it all in the dark and save two frames. :)

this is what I call true supporting of the film.
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 13
Views: 1,853
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Forgot to mention. It is known what focus tab...

Forgot to mention. It is known what focus tab could be hold by dual side 3M adhesive tape for auto moldings.
I have 7A focus tab (sold separably on eBay) made this way. It is on my J-12 secure and...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 26
Views: 1,079
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Used? Like everyday and for couple of thousands...

Used? Like everyday and for couple of thousands exposures per year, at least? Or just "used"... Because if Leica is used for real, it will need service, parts once in a while.
82K is miniscular...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 26
Views: 1,079
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Not so many film M are made. M4-2 only twelve...

Not so many film M are made. M4-2 only twelve thousands, for example.
And if camera is old it has worn out parts as well.

I'm also don't want to be on the Mad Max territory, it is all yours :)
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 1,864
Views: 296,877
Posted By Ko.Fe.
From...

From yesterday:

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48809507886_cc5d26e14f_o.jpg



https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48809160988_1d6ca06749_o.jpg
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 26
Views: 1,079
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Last time I checked, M6 TTL meter was not...

Last time I checked, M6 TTL meter was not reparable by Leica Camera AG anymore. No parts.
For how long Leica will supply another parts, nobody knows. Any film M is kind of gamble now.
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 30
Views: 812
Posted By Ko.Fe.
It was under 1K$ few years ago. Probably only one...

It was under 1K$ few years ago. Probably only one camera which is digital and collective item. But every time I look at crop factor and old color rendering from early nineties I have anticipation to...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 32
Views: 960
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Somehow my uncropped photos get published in...

Somehow my uncropped photos get published in local media.
I like to work my prime and get it framed on exposure. It is more easier to frame with prime by walking instead of zooming to me. Every time...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 79
Views: 2,557
Posted By Ko.Fe.
MF is self-sustained on Rollei TLR cameras. They...

MF is self-sustained on Rollei TLR cameras. They will outlast film MF.
I cold get CLA'd Cord for low 200$.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 62
Views: 2,054
Posted By Ko.Fe.
EOS 300 and 40 2.8 pancake.

EOS 300 and 40 2.8 pancake.
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 32
Views: 1,856
Posted By Ko.Fe.
To add some controlling device (via port on the...

To add some controlling device (via port on the camera) or to use different firmware.
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 13
Views: 1,853
Posted By Ko.Fe.
It will not.

It will not.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 13
Views: 595
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Your layers of protection have serious flaw. The...

Your layers of protection have serious flaw. The pillow from jewel box is missing on the top plate. You need one with your current strap.
It is most garbage strap I ever have. I have to remove German...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 32
Views: 1,856
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Then Soviet took over German FAU-2 plant it was...

Then Soviet took over German FAU-2 plant it was after American.
American took the brains, Soviet has the rest. Soviet rocket technology is based on reverse engineering.
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 22
Views: 806
Posted By Ko.Fe.
It reminds me how we replaced FSU cameras with...

It reminds me how we replaced FSU cameras with simple P&S with fixed focus. Once it became available in nineties.
I was watching MFT cameras for sometime on ebay and once it become well under 100$...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 32
Views: 1,856
Posted By Ko.Fe.
I get what he is high skilled in reversed...

I get what he is high skilled in reversed engineering, hacking and coding. This is very good skills for now and for the future.
But what is beneficial in this particular exercise for me as...
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 22
Views: 806
Posted By Ko.Fe.
The age of its sensor shows its limit. I don't...

The age of its sensor shows its limit. I don't know how to describe it exactly, but lack of dynamic range comes to my mind. M9 is still better sensor, IMO.



I have seen mixed reviews for this lens...
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 678
Posted By Ko.Fe.
It is hard to recommend something once camera bag...

It is hard to recommend something once camera bag has fashioned update.
I would look at the same brand or anything which is sounds like Italian.
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 22
Views: 806
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Colours from OM digital are one of the best. Not...

Colours from OM digital are one of the best. Not film, but somehow they are pleasing.
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 31
Views: 2,131
Posted By Ko.Fe.
M4/3 is vintage?...

M4/3 is vintage? lol

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48796466541_21f68d463e_o.jpg

Today was my first day https://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=169573
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 22
Views: 806
Posted By Ko.Fe.
New to me E-PL1, first day.

15 f8 pancake was purchased while ago, so was EV-1. Yesterday E-PL1 arrived from Japan. I took it as my everyday, everywhere camera with me today.

ISO 3200. Fine for...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 13
Views: 918
Posted By Ko.Fe.
So, it is larger, heavier and (might be) narrower...

So, it is larger, heavier and (might be) narrower in FoV.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 18
Views: 468
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Canon EOS with focus by eyes and L lens.

Canon EOS with focus by eyes and L lens.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 13
Views: 918
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Dog eat dog. Somewhere they have giant seagull...

Dog eat dog. Somewhere they have giant seagull factory which makes all of these lenses. More resellers of the same, less price it is going to be.
Waiting for same lenses with less price and ...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 55
Views: 4,203
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Great! I could see it on the edges, but it isn't...

Great! I could see it on the edges, but it isn't something as scary as on the old one :).
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 420
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Divers © 2019 Bob...

Divers © 2019 Bob Helmond

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/6945/med_U6945I1568944997.SEQ.1.jpg
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 33
Views: 863
Posted By Ko.Fe.
I don't understand. OP is looking at BH and two...

I don't understand.
OP is looking at BH and two dollars makes difference.
Then why not use film in bulks? Or is it about 120...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 55
Views: 4,203
Posted By Ko.Fe.
I get the picture anyway. Print with this toning...

I get the picture anyway. Print with this toning is awesome.

I’m just surprised here isn’t much pictures with M mount new lenses on digital M anymore.
Forum: Photography General Interest 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 75
Views: 2,452
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Consumerism. And not so much else. Then I was...

Consumerism. And not so much else.
Then I was young and consumerism steered by made in China was not existing, one camera one lens was norm. Film SLR with kit zoom was absolutely covering all the...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 55
Views: 4,203
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Yay! Real print!!! But, common, anyone with guts...

Yay! Real print!!!

But, common, anyone with guts to take it on digital M? What are you afraid of? To realize what Lux is the dud? :)
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 1,687
Views: 108,236
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Canon 500D, 24 2.8 pancake....

Canon 500D, 24 2.8 pancake.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48785315811_20dae1a4d7_o.jpg



https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48784949368_77c65dce98_o.jpg
Forum: Photo Software 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 33
Views: 1,703
Posted By Ko.Fe.
I'm not sure what is working and what is not on...

I'm not sure what is working and what is not on Apple.
I have old LR 4.4 which address OP and your needs. On regular, old PC with dedicated graphics card.
This is how reading on the internet works...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 263
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Din’t I told you what to do with it? You are just...

Din’t I told you what to do with it? You are just going to waste your time.
Been here, done this.
Forum: Photography General Interest 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 27
Views: 749
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Scenario 1. Gear for sale. I do not use...

Scenario 1. Gear for sale. I do not use bracketing. I take and review, re-take.
Scenario 2. Street. I have no plans to publish Magnum contact sheets of my own.
Scenario 3, 4. Portraits, landscapes....
Forum: Fuji X Series 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 133
Views: 3,217
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Yes, yes, yes. The clutch one :) Now, are all of...

Yes, yes, yes. The clutch one :)

Now, are all of the Fuji lenses are Nikon vs Leica in terms of inf -mfd vs mfd - inf?
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 567
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Based on the image provided it needs CLA long...

Based on the image provided it needs CLA long time due too.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 709
Posted By Ko.Fe.
On...

On M-E.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48776363197_58b228cf68_o.jpg


On M4-2.


https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48775885783_a2639e0af4_o.jpg
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 1,864
Views: 296,877
Posted By Ko.Fe.
From the end of the week M9 turned 10. M-E...

From the end of the week M9 turned 10.

M-E Summarit 35 2.5.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48775649347_28abf10a7e_o.jpg



https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48775112908_e7a7f71210_o.jpg
Forum: Fuji X Series 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 133
Views: 3,217
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Two screens instead of one. One of them is better...

Two screens instead of one. One of them is better just not to be where.
My main problem with FujiNoFilm is their nikonian choice of the focus scale. Renders entire system to useless for me...
I'd...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 1,864
Views: 296,877
Posted By Ko.Fe.
More from the week M9 turned ten. M-E with...

More from the week M9 turned ten.

M-E with Summarit-M 35 2.5.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48770488231_b179536ce3_o.jpg


From commute to no rush weekend.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 1,864
Views: 296,877
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Helen, here is only few people here and where...

Helen, here is only few people here and where whom I could say - we need you.
We need you, Helen. To keep this place alive.


M-E from previous...
Forum: Photography General Interest 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 345
Posted By Ko.Fe.
I still believe here is prevalence of image as...

I still believe here is prevalence of image as content quality, than fine printed dross.
I’ll pay for Eric and Helen photography multiplied on Xerox.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 1,864
Views: 296,877
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Something is wrong those pictures are way better...

Something is wrong those pictures are way better in rendering than from my M-E. Was it also limited on the sensor? :)

Any way. 09.09.09 M9 was announced.
This is Bruce...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 314
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Return this junk.

Return this junk.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 58
Views: 1,052
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Many USA major airports switched to new screening...

Many USA major airports switched to new screening systems. I saw one in Boston. They had sign - safe for up to ISO 400 films.
It means ISO800 films and higher ISO are in some risk.
This is why I...
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 09-18-2019
Replies: 4
Views: 399
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Using manual lenses on AF cameras is too limiting...

Using manual lenses on AF cameras is too limiting for me.
I like OM lenses with AF to MF switch and real focus scale.
But my OM manual pancake and OM OVF is all I have for now from 4/3. :)
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-17-2019
Replies: 58
Views: 1,052
Posted By Ko.Fe.
HP5 is well pushable upto 3200. I recommend at...

HP5 is well pushable upto 3200.
I recommend at least 1600 for November. Some brave people also using flash!
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 09-17-2019
Replies: 1,864
Views: 296,877
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Helen, I admire you for doing this. And your...

Helen, I admire you for doing this. And your pictures.

_________________________________________________________________

OtL, great BW. I think, something was changed in new M-E sensor. In how my...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 09-17-2019
Replies: 3
Views: 296
Posted By Ko.Fe.
You might not get results as good with H after...

You might not get results as good with H after seating on the shelf for ten years.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-17-2019
Replies: 81
Views: 3,150
Posted By Ko.Fe.
I’ll try one more time. In original thread OP...

I’ll try one more time.

In original thread OP was accused for trolling by several rffefers.
Isn’t it lovely.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-17-2019
Replies: 81
Views: 3,150
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Labeling as trolling is lovely?

Labeling as trolling is lovely?
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-16-2019
Replies: 40
Views: 1,172
Posted By Ko.Fe.
My wife buys and returns a lot. Most of the time...

My wife buys and returns a lot. Most of the time it is not our fault.
Bad quality, wrong sizes.
One time we have to return entire dining set, including huge table.
We barely made it to Costco before...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 09-15-2019
Replies: 11
Views: 581
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Both are bw film era lenses, if I'm not mistaken.

Both are bw film era lenses, if I'm not mistaken.
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 09-14-2019
Replies: 38
Views: 1,439
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Not the same. I had them at the same time and it...

Not the same. I had them at the same time and it was the difference. M8 rendering feels more archaic. Just slightly....
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 09-13-2019
Replies: 23
Views: 667
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Two more somewhat visible spots in the RUC. You...

Two more somewhat visible spots in the RUC.
You just have to stop to be paranoid. Use LR and clone it.
In DR you most likely is not going to see it at all. I have printed from more than this...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 09-13-2019
Replies: 38
Views: 1,439
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Feeling like adding another digital Leica again...

Feeling like adding another digital Leica again for well bellow 2K$.
I was checking X 113, very disappointing IQ and breaking battery door.
I was looking at Leica current two Lux compacts, they...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 09-13-2019
Replies: 23
Views: 667
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Few spots like these? I don’t know why it is such...

Few spots like these? I don’t know why it is such a problem.
I don’t think you print, but scan. Just clone it in LR which you are using according to EXIF on your Apple :).
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-13-2019
Replies: 60
Views: 2,006
Posted By Ko.Fe.
I don’t need any Kodak bw film at their...

I don’t need any Kodak bw film at their ridiculously high prices.
I’m not a hipster bragging about emulsions and not printing.
I’m not film renecanse social media self-illusion part.
I just use bw...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 09-13-2019
Replies: 18
Views: 1,251
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Most likely nobody has mentioned it because if...

Most likely nobody has mentioned it because if you described it correctly... it is very simple operation.
But if it is not mentioned in the manual; then it is just sloppy.
How big is overrun pass...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 09-11-2019
Replies: 45
Views: 1,893
Posted By Ko.Fe.
So, nobody trust to “coming soon”? All of these...

So, nobody trust to “coming soon”?
All of these stockpiling movement reminds me USSR. :)
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 09-11-2019
Replies: 14
Views: 953
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Looks like family business now :)

Looks like family business now :)
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 09-11-2019
Replies: 24
Views: 713
Posted By Ko.Fe.
He wasn’t known to the general public until...

He wasn’t known to the general public until 2007.
His slides were digitized and printed. Then it went on display in VAG.
I was in Vancouver at this time, doing upgrade at CTV and stayed in hotel...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 09-11-2019
Replies: 24
Views: 713
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Herzog was Holocaust denier for...

Herzog was Holocaust denier for sometime.

https://www.google.ca/amp/s/www.theglobeandmail.com/amp/arts/the-collision-fred-herzog-the-holocaust-and-me/article4104746/

But at his older age he was...
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-11-2019
Replies: 22
Views: 786
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Who is using slide films these days? 10+ Dollars...

Who is using slide films these days? 10+ Dollars per cassette. And it can’t be developed often in any lab in entire, city, province or even country these days.
And I never understand why some of you...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 09-11-2019
Replies: 24
Views: 713
Posted By Ko.Fe.
He is great example to new Canadian. Came for...

He is great example to new Canadian.
Came for better life, abolished his old world wrong assumptions by integrating to society.
Worked hard; including physically. Enjoyed his life after work while...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 09-10-2019
Replies: 219
Views: 10,939
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Stay strong, because you are. You did right...

Stay strong, because you are. You did right thing. Eric is now with us as never before, because of him been with you and you been with us.
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-10-2019
Replies: 22
Views: 786
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Exactly, once very cheap polypan F 50 was...

Exactly, once very cheap polypan F 50 was vanished; I switched on expired ECN2 film sold in short bulks.
It is actually nothing wrong film for bw development and scans, darkroom prints.
Forum: Chris Crawford 09-10-2019
Replies: 107
Views: 3,765
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Very nice. I hope we will see something on film...

Very nice. I hope we will see something on film from you.
O.C. let me use his article about Winogrand.
He is generous!
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 09-10-2019
Replies: 43
Views: 1,597
Posted By Ko.Fe.
He is iconic. As any icon he stays with us.

He is iconic. As any icon he stays with us.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 09-10-2019
Replies: 11
Views: 839
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Canon optics are different from Leitz optics....

Canon optics are different from Leitz optics. Especially for color.
But build and construction are better with Canon. I disassembled both.
Same lens as is the link I provided, is smooth to focus....
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 09-09-2019
Replies: 5
Views: 312
Posted By Ko.Fe.
2019 roadtrip, day 8: oslo © 2019 Robert...

2019 roadtrip, day 8: oslo © 2019 Robert Blu
http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/3692/med_U3692I1568044133.SEQ.0.jpg



Untitled - Photo 291670 © 2019...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 09-09-2019
Replies: 11
Views: 839
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Plastic parts...

Plastic parts exposed.
https://www.photo.net/discuss/threads/plastic-king-of-bokeh.432072/

I think in some ASPH they switched to silumin.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Silumin
Forum: RFF Polls 09-09-2019
Replies: 92
Views: 16,031
Posted By Ko.Fe.
I have AGFA Brovira which was given to me by RFF...

I have AGFA Brovira which was given to me by RFF member. I was able to find it locally as well.
I also have same age single grade Ilford.
It will keep me going for another few years...

Honestly,...
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 09-09-2019
Replies: 11
Views: 719
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Thank you for providing more details. SF-26 is...

Thank you for providing more details. SF-26 is what I have, but I'm chicken little to use it on the street.
I was able to re-watch your work on big screen, it is very nice and deserves respect.
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 09-09-2019
Replies: 83
Views: 2,544
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Very classy image above!

Very classy image above!
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 09-09-2019
Replies: 11
Views: 719
Posted By Ko.Fe.
I have to look at it on normal screen, but even...

I have to look at it on normal screen, but even from mobile it is very solid and engaging work.
Something I would not be able to take.
Was flash in use for some of it?
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 09-08-2019
Replies: 55
Views: 4,203
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Any chance to see it on M9?

Any chance to see it on M9?
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 09-08-2019
Replies: 57
Views: 1,569
Posted By Ko.Fe.
I'm just honest. It is main mistake of many of...

I'm just honest. It is main mistake of many of those who thinks what gear is the answer.
"if I'll buy camera with same M letter as HCB did and find retro lens, my scanned images are going to looks...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 09-07-2019
Replies: 57
Views: 1,569
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Empty gearheads talks. Sorry. Until you have it...

Empty gearheads talks. Sorry. Until you have it printed.
I have my images printed. Mostly on 40+ YO paper. In the darkroom.
People look at them and saying - it is like old images. Some will ask if it...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 09-07-2019
Replies: 30
Views: 1,059
Posted By Ko.Fe.
:) I never owned IIIg, it is waste of money, IMO....

:) I never owned IIIg, it is waste of money, IMO. I never owned M4.
I never replaced M4-2 with R2M or anything else, yet. M4-2 is my everyday camera. Where light leak comes and goes at its own :)
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-07-2019
Replies: 45
Views: 1,766
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Yep, I used to go on bicycle fishing all the...

Yep, I used to go on bicycle fishing all the time. Still very common where I'm from.
Have you seen couple on motorcycles thread here at RFF? World class photography.
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-07-2019
Replies: 45
Views: 1,766
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Motorcycles and mopeds used to be nothing but...

Motorcycles and mopeds used to be nothing but transportation. For very many. And fun, hobby.
Or something else, but not in all countries and continents.
I was at Outsiders in AGO where they have all...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 09-07-2019
Replies: 15
Views: 854
Posted By Ko.Fe.
I use MDC all the time. Never read manufacturer...

I use MDC all the time. Never read manufacturer tiny letters :)
All of these time mongering is not a consern with regular Ilford Harman films.
I find only Delta 100, 400 and Pan F 50 to be very...
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-06-2019
Replies: 45
Views: 1,766
Posted By Ko.Fe.
It is not retiring. It is switching from film to...

It is not retiring. It is switching from film to digital. Many known people done it on retirement age.
Forum: Optics Theory - 09-06-2019
Replies: 12
Views: 539
Posted By Ko.Fe.
What this comparison has to do with...

What this comparison has to do with photography?
Need you family portraits at the best; use MF.
Want to try to get decent shot on the street, use Leica.
Photography wise Leica will do portraits and...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 09-06-2019
Replies: 30
Views: 1,059
Posted By Ko.Fe.
7 is huge. Even P is bigger than M. I really see...

7 is huge. Even P is bigger than M. I really see no reason for it for photography. For collection, why not. R also has 100mm frames.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-06-2019
Replies: 10
Views: 632
Posted By Ko.Fe.
I skipped steel reels, because things like in op...

I skipped steel reels, because things like in op could happen.
I use same kit for years now.
Forum: Digital Printers / Inks / Papers etc 09-04-2019
Replies: 20
Views: 747
Posted By Ko.Fe.
I think, it was unavailable in USA for couple of...

I think, it was unavailable in USA for couple of years.
Forum: Digital Printers / Inks / Papers etc 09-04-2019
Replies: 20
Views: 747
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Do not hesitate to add to your cart right away....

Do not hesitate to add to your cart right away. It is in CAD :)
https://epson.ca/For-Home/Printers/Inkjet/Epson-Stylus-C88%2B-Inkjet-Printer/p/C11C617121F

My C88+ is 3 YO, BTW.
Forum: Digital Printers / Inks / Papers etc 09-04-2019
Replies: 20
Views: 747
Posted By Ko.Fe.
I have cheapest Epson c88+. They might still sell...

I have cheapest Epson c88+. They might still sell it as new.
It prints on L maximum size. It has bw mode for matte paper.
It works on cheap carbon inks and it prints on any paper. From fancy ilford...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 09-03-2019
Replies: 39
Views: 1,610
Posted By Ko.Fe.
My NIB Plustek scanner cost me much less and...

My NIB Plustek scanner cost me much less and takes less space than this bunch of planks.
Not to mention need to purchase macro lens.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-03-2019
Replies: 37
Views: 1,128
Posted By Ko.Fe.
I not sure if you are going to like it. Your...

I not sure if you are going to like it.
Your Flickr shows repetitive shots of the same.
Until you will not get tired of this; film is not going to be with you.
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-03-2019
Replies: 5
Views: 205
Posted By Ko.Fe.
I would first check if camera is something he...

I would first check if camera is something he really wants.
Usually it is someone else who wants kids learn technicalities instead of photography.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-03-2019
Replies: 61
Views: 1,727
Posted By Ko.Fe.
People might step up, but if no parts are...

People might step up, but if no parts are provided it is irrelevant how smart those people are to fix film M without training by Leica.
Not just magically 3r printed parts, but RF assembly.

Sorry,...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-02-2019
Replies: 61
Views: 1,727
Posted By Ko.Fe.
You were mugged. Sorry. This camera doesn't cost...

You were mugged. Sorry. This camera doesn't cost these money even nowadays. It is under 1K$ USD camera.



In Canada you need to look for in person sale. WTB might help.
But Canadian eBay deals...
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-02-2019
Replies: 18
Views: 511
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Sounds like gibberish. In the Soviet Time,...

Sounds like gibberish.

In the Soviet Time, tourists were passing many Soviet Cities with curtains on the bus windows. Not only photos were not allowed, but even look outside.
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 09-01-2019
Replies: 20
Views: 1,165
Posted By Ko.Fe.
So. Where are good results? Is see some results...

So. Where are good results? Is see some results so far.
IMO.
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 09-01-2019
Replies: 1,687
Views: 108,236
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Nice catch and colors above! Finally get it as...

Nice catch and colors above!


Finally get it as I want this frame. Not scanned by DR printed.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48660055461_3bb322e627_o.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2h8Vvct)

Bessa L...
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-01-2019
Replies: 64
Views: 1,764
Posted By Ko.Fe.
If finding Kodak Chrome slide film to be worse...

If finding Kodak Chrome slide film to be worse than ORWO slide film I used.
But it is still natural. All of those experiments with color pallete on digital doesn't looks natural to me. I just learned...
Forum: Travel 09-01-2019
Replies: 19
Views: 677
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Yep, here is great chance to find real Budweiser...

Yep, here is great chance to find real Budweiser on tap in Prague. Which is Czech beer, not yellow substance sold in USA as Bud.
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 09-01-2019
Replies: 10
Views: 589
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Old, good England. I have been in Leeds, but in...

Old, good England. I have been in Leeds, but in nineties.
Agree with topic above.
Both countries I'm resident of were/are under heavy ideology. Both are into crazy ideas of globalization and...
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 09-01-2019
Replies: 8
Views: 320
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Any LTM lenses will works on any M. Maybe...

Any LTM lenses will works on any M.
Maybe something odd like old 135 LTM lens, I recall it has issues on M camera with focus.

Your first one was with choice to make. It looks little bit dark...
Forum: Travel 09-01-2019
Replies: 19
Views: 677
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Both are capitals of countries with history and...

Both are capitals of countries with history and some architecture build well before USA become to existence. USA and EU are very different thing. Anywhere I been in USA big cities, it is about the...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 08-31-2019
Replies: 6
Views: 415
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Very good exposure, developing and scanning.

Very good exposure, developing and scanning.
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 08-31-2019
Replies: 36
Views: 1,876
Posted By Ko.Fe.
I'm not sure if my film experience is any...

I'm not sure if my film experience is any different from OP. I started in 2012. But even darkroom paper I use is dated decades ago. So are enlarges and else. Chemicals are the same.
Has yarn...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 08-29-2019
Replies: 219
Views: 10,939
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Best wishes to you both. I would recognize Eric...

Best wishes to you both. I would recognize Eric photo from million. Because of him and you.
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 08-29-2019
Replies: 15
Views: 973
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Where I'm at least two known Lieca technician...

Where I'm at least two known Lieca technician went to another world. One was ready to close his business. For now here is only one old person left, who knows how to fix film M.
Nobody else. Here is...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 08-29-2019
Replies: 15
Views: 973
Posted By Ko.Fe.
You didn’t get it. Once Leica Camera AG will stop...

You didn’t get it. Once Leica Camera AG will stop supply parts for trained decades ago well aged technicians; it is over.
Leica M is not Zorki which you could fix without training and which has half...
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 08-29-2019
Replies: 46
Views: 1,311
Posted By Ko.Fe.
I’m not sure why MF IQ has to be measured in MP...

I’m not sure why MF IQ has to be measured in MP only.
Nine of the digital M has decent DR of even 135 format.
Or is it about digital MF; which is crop of real MF :)
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 08-29-2019
Replies: 15
Views: 973
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Your Leica will lasts as long as spare parts...

Your Leica will lasts as long as spare parts available.
Some Leicas has some parts already not available.
On top of it and few people are in the world knew how to service Leica.
Only few, including...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 08-29-2019
Replies: 36
Views: 1,324
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Yes, like boiling for four hours. I haven't find...

Yes, like boiling for four hours. I haven't find clear enough info on the glue, yet.
Maybe Canadian balsam is still available.
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