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Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 04-09-2019
Replies: 264
Views: 23,175
Posted By mjc
I have not posted in a while, but was sad to see...

I have not posted in a while, but was sad to see this news. I can only echo what many here have already said.



Amidst the tragedy always be grateful for Roger's life, his profound influence on...
Forum: Help / Feedback forum 08-23-2017
Replies: 32
Views: 3,021
Posted By mjc
Good question -- I'd noticed this. Are there any...

Good question -- I'd noticed this. Are there any risks one should be aware of?
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 08-09-2017
Replies: 578
Views: 36,974
Posted By mjc
Good news and good experience it seems .....

Good news and good experience it seems .....
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 08-08-2017
Replies: 20
Views: 2,195
Posted By mjc
Interesting piece, Roger. Nice images... Looks...

Interesting piece, Roger. Nice images... Looks tranquil.
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 05-22-2017
Replies: 422
Views: 135,611
Posted By mjc
Nice work Brendan, both here and on your flickr...

Nice work Brendan, both here and on your flickr site....
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 05-16-2017
Replies: 578
Views: 36,974
Posted By mjc
Hi, I don't know if this is a good source or not,...

Hi, I don't know if this is a good source or not, but apparently the corrosion can be seen as white...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 05-16-2017
Replies: 578
Views: 36,974
Posted By mjc
Do we know the date of the 'original promise' to...

Do we know the date of the 'original promise' to replace the sensor? Was it a contract -- legally binding in perpetuity -- or policy change to address the sensor problem for a period of time that...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 05-16-2017
Replies: 578
Views: 36,974
Posted By mjc
A little more lead time of the date the change in...

A little more lead time of the date the change in policy comes into effect might have been helpful. Perhaps to the end of the year?

For those who own an M9 without the sensor replacement it might...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 05-15-2017
Replies: 578
Views: 36,974
Posted By mjc
M9 Sensor Replacement 2017

Some news on changes to the conditions governing M9 sensor...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 05-08-2017
Replies: 13
Views: 1,868
Posted By mjc
Good news! Enjoy Spain!

Good news! Enjoy Spain!
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 05-04-2017
Replies: 27
Views: 3,426
Posted By mjc
Thanks. If you've used it, for you was it worth...

Thanks. If you've used it, for you was it worth it? Do you do so (or did so) regularly? Thanks again....
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 05-04-2017
Replies: 27
Views: 3,426
Posted By mjc
Can someone post a link to the RAW2DNG software...

Can someone post a link to the RAW2DNG software please? Available for Mac OS or just MS windows OS? Thanks....
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 05-03-2017
Replies: 5
Views: 601
Posted By mjc
Ditto -- seen no evidence of light leaks on a...

Ditto -- seen no evidence of light leaks on a GA645zi
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 05-02-2017
Replies: 67
Views: 10,407
Posted By mjc
Marko -- good news indeed!

Marko -- good news indeed!
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-29-2017
Replies: 54
Views: 2,185
Posted By mjc
I agree with Keith above; digitally stored photos...

I agree with Keith above; digitally stored photos don't seem to be as sensitive to the requirements of storing prints and negatives long-term. And someone will likely figure out how to transfer...
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 04-10-2017
Replies: 54
Views: 7,500
Posted By mjc
Keith -- I think that its now available for...

Keith -- I think that its now available for Windows too. Or at least I recall some kind of batch conversion piece of software is available....
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 03-29-2017
Replies: 12
Views: 4,295
Posted By mjc
I have the T3 -- nice camera. Shoot with it less...

I have the T3 -- nice camera. Shoot with it less frequently than I should though....
Forum: RFF Polls 03-16-2017
Replies: 140
Views: 12,640
Posted By mjc
In answer to Juan's orginal poll; I think I have...

In answer to Juan's orginal poll; I think I have too many! :-) (ranging through a GXR with m-mount unit to an M8 and X-pro1).

However, I use frequently a Ricoh GRII. I suspect this is a...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 03-02-2017
Replies: 247
Views: 20,262
Posted By mjc
An increase in supply of M240s puts downward...

An increase in supply of M240s puts downward pressure on prices; the decrease in demand puts downward pressure on prices. It is to be expected, I'm afraid. It might, too, have happened to the prices...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-02-2017
Replies: 34
Views: 1,611
Posted By mjc
agree with other folks here.... there is beater...

agree with other folks here.... there is beater and then there is beater... what you describe sounds problematic. Perhaps wait.....
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 02-22-2017
Replies: 26
Views: 2,285
Posted By mjc
For those thinking of buying the M240 are there...

For those thinking of buying the M240 are there good places to look (beyond the classifieds at RFF, of course!!) And, for that matter, places to avoid. Is the 'bay an uncertain place to be...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 02-13-2017
Replies: 132
Views: 10,285
Posted By mjc
How long has this extended product launch been...

How long has this extended product launch been now? :-)

Their current FAQ is a gem:

"Is the design finalized?
No, we’re still iterating the aesthetics, UI, and overall product design based on...
Forum: Cameras in the Movies / TV / Media 02-12-2017
Replies: 1
Views: 2,182
Posted By mjc
Platon: Photography

Hi,
I just noticed that Netflix has a new Original Series called "Abstract: the Art of Design". S1 E7 is entitled "Platon: Photography". Its a 43 minute documentary....
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 02-09-2017
Replies: 30
Views: 6,433
Posted By mjc
Nicely put :) The 28mm lens is, of course,...

Nicely put :)

The 28mm lens is, of course, fixed. I think the Fuji XE2 with the 35mm f2 is a good compact combo for the 50mm (ish) focal length. But that is a more deliberate & purposeful decision...
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 02-09-2017
Replies: 30
Views: 6,433
Posted By mjc
Ricoh GR

Ricoh GR and GRII are ergonomically impressive. It'll fit into your pocket easily. In that sense its an 'every day carry'. The camera is very customizable, too. Ricoh is famous for its snap-focus...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 02-07-2017
Replies: 11
Views: 2,625
Posted By mjc
Dok -- nice image! I clicked your website and...

Dok -- nice image! I clicked your website and you have some very nice landscape work! -- didn't understand any of the words though :-)
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 01-29-2017
Replies: 53
Views: 3,601
Posted By mjc
And, sort of worrying. The store owner has 5000+...

And, sort of worrying. The store owner has 5000+ feedbacks and 99% positive in the last 12 months...
Forum: Digital Compacts 01-23-2017
Replies: 1,198
Views: 251,261
Posted By mjc
Porto is a great place!

Porto is a great place!
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 01-23-2017
Replies: 25
Views: 3,182
Posted By mjc
Thanks for the alert..... B&H has it back-ordered...

Thanks for the alert.....
B&H has it back-ordered and expected at the start of Feb 2017 for a shade under $2000
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 01-23-2017
Replies: 24
Views: 2,471
Posted By mjc
I wonder if many people are following this kind...

I wonder if many people are following this kind of approach and selling earlier M models. May I ask, did you use one of the many camera fora to sell your gear or ebay or privately....? And what you...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-23-2017
Replies: 12
Views: 1,671
Posted By mjc
I think thats right -- difficult to go wrong with...

I think thats right -- difficult to go wrong with modern cameras. It comes down to what one feels comfortable using and get most enjoyment from....
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 01-22-2017
Replies: 103
Views: 8,076
Posted By mjc
Some well-composed images, that seem to capture...

Some well-composed images, that seem to capture the mood of those assembled. And a fast turn-around in processing!

Did anyone on the forum get images of President Trumps' inauguration?
Forum: Tom Abrahamsson of RapidWinder.com 01-07-2017
Replies: 354
Sticky: RIP Tom A
Views: 56,566
Posted By mjc
My condolences to his family.

My condolences to his family.
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 01-04-2017
Replies: 124
Views: 11,396
Posted By mjc
Do we know yet the expected announcement date? ...

Do we know yet the expected announcement date? And, typically, do shipments start relatively soon thereafter?
Forum: Fuji X Series 12-08-2016
Replies: 36
Views: 3,960
Posted By mjc
[QUOTE=zhang xk;2672203]I should start a thread...

[QUOTE=zhang xk;2672203]I should start a thread for my collection of weird and rare lenses.;)A Chinese missile tracking lens of about 2000mm F8,weighs about 30...
Forum: RFF News 12-03-2016
Replies: 43
Views: 6,882
Posted By mjc
Congratulations Ellen! Well done, an excellent...

Congratulations Ellen! Well done, an excellent photograph!
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 11-12-2016
Replies: 31
Views: 4,569
Posted By mjc
"Well actually failures of te M8 screen are...

"Well actually failures of te M8 screen are extremely rare -" My thoughts too. I don't think I've seen a thread talking about a complete screen failure....
Forum: Digital Compacts 11-11-2016
Replies: 27
Views: 2,921
Posted By mjc
Giorgio, nice set @ your website! As others have...

Giorgio, nice set @ your website! As others have noted, great colors! Does it take you much time post-processing?
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 11-11-2016
Replies: 71
Views: 5,185
Posted By mjc
This seems like an interesting / good idea. It...

This seems like an interesting / good idea. It imposes some 'costs' on a seller to be a member of the RFF crowd for a while. Perhaps 10 or so posts? Do any other forum have minimum engagement...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 11-09-2016
Replies: 39
Views: 3,234
Posted By mjc
Raid, do you generally travel with both cameras? ...

Raid, do you generally travel with both cameras? Or choose one? Do you assign a specific lens to each (if both)?
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 11-02-2016
Replies: 39
Views: 3,234
Posted By mjc
Roger, Thanks for these very useful links. Do...

Roger,
Thanks for these very useful links. Do you still use both your M8 and M9? In about the same measure? -- martin
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 11-02-2016
Replies: 39
Views: 3,234
Posted By mjc
Smitty -- good luck with the M9 purchase. What...

Smitty -- good luck with the M9 purchase. What is the current range of prices you have seen? Are there good deals to be had?
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 11-02-2016
Replies: 39
Views: 3,234
Posted By mjc
Might the M8 be better for black and white? The...

Might the M8 be better for black and white? The use of IR cut filters was necessary for accurate colors (esp. black), but the absence helped those interested in monochrome..... (ps I don't own an M9,...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 10-18-2016
Replies: 3
Views: 752
Posted By mjc
Many thanks! Very helpful.... wish I could be in...

Many thanks! Very helpful.... wish I could be in the market for new :); maybe ??? But good to know what new gets you!
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 10-18-2016
Replies: 3
Views: 752
Posted By mjc
Leica Summicron-M 35mm question

Hello, the Leica Summicron-M 35mm (black) has a product / manufacturer number of 11673 (at B&H). Previously I'd seen the current number as 11879 (Black). What are the differences?

Is there a...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 10-17-2016
Replies: 11
Views: 1,961
Posted By mjc
Thank-you for your help here, appreciated ...

Thank-you for your help here, appreciated ...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 10-16-2016
Replies: 11
Views: 1,961
Posted By mjc
Lens recommendations for M8

Hello all,
I'm looking for lens recommendations for a Leica M8. Normal focal length.... I was thinking perhaps a Voigtlander Nokton 35mm f/1.4 Lens or the Voigtlander Nokton Classic 35mm f/1.4...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-09-2016
Replies: 33
Views: 3,497
Posted By mjc
Keith, the USA is fascinated too!

Keith, the USA is fascinated too!
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 10-03-2016
Replies: 37
Views: 3,232
Posted By mjc
Not sure I can offer much advice here, except I'm...

Not sure I can offer much advice here, except I'm interested in thoughts on buying an M9 in 2016 too.... (ps. there is an M9M in the classifieds currently...)
Forum: Help / Feedback forum 09-25-2016
Replies: 31
Views: 3,642
Posted By mjc
One of the strengths of this forum is how helpful...

One of the strengths of this forum is how helpful / friendly people are ....
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-25-2016
Replies: 42
Views: 3,473
Posted By mjc
Also, might be worth checking what other software...

Also, might be worth checking what other software you have and if you need to update that too. For example, if you have parallels to set up other boxes on your mac, then updating to sierra might...
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 09-13-2016
Replies: 39
Views: 4,987
Posted By mjc
I'll endorse others remarks, and say the EM5-II. ...

I'll endorse others remarks, and say the EM5-II. Many features such as IBIS are very useful. Image quality from the sensor is much the same as the original EM-5, though.

Glass available on sale...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 09-11-2016
Replies: 65
Views: 7,746
Posted By mjc
The M8 is a great camera; I don't have mine any...

The M8 is a great camera; I don't have mine any more though. The shutter can be jarring. There is a work-around as I recall. Click and keep shutter depressed, the wind on noise occurs when one...
Forum: RFF News 09-05-2016
Replies: 47
Views: 14,973
Posted By mjc
Stephen -- thanks for your generosity!

Stephen -- thanks for your generosity!
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-19-2016
Replies: 363
Views: 25,224
Posted By mjc
At the moment I'd say: 1. Contax T3 2. Sigma...

At the moment I'd say:
1. Contax T3
2. Sigma Merrills (esp. DP2M)
3. Fuji XE1
4. Fuji GA645
5. ..... still thinking....
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 08-18-2016
Replies: 59
Views: 4,437
Posted By mjc
Olympus OM1n

Olympus OM1n
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 08-06-2016
Replies: 117
Views: 6,847
Posted By mjc
Stephen, I wish you a speedy and full recovery.

Stephen, I wish you a speedy and full recovery.
Forum: Digital Compacts 07-18-2016
Replies: 12
Views: 2,318
Posted By mjc
I had the GR then the GRII. The GRII has...

I had the GR then the GRII. The GRII has incremental benefits (wifi -- which I don't use--, fast raw capturing in continuous etc.). The core of the camera is the same in each. If I'd really thought...
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 07-10-2016
Replies: 19
Views: 2,715
Posted By mjc
ps -- is there a link to tsiklonaut's thread that...

ps -- is there a link to tsiklonaut's thread that Keith mentioned? thanks
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 07-10-2016
Replies: 19
Views: 2,715
Posted By mjc
Of the pre-dp2m era cameras (I think, dp2, s and...

Of the pre-dp2m era cameras (I think, dp2, s and x ?) was there one that was particularly favored? Small question -- what battery did they take, is it the same as the ones in the DP2M? thanks ...
Forum: Digital Compacts 06-18-2016
Replies: 5
Views: 1,798
Posted By mjc
I like image 1! The contrast of the man against...

I like image 1! The contrast of the man against yellow part of the wall in the context of the background buildings works for me ....

(sorry to hear the troubles with lost and stolen cameras....)
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-08-2016
Replies: 33
Views: 2,292
Posted By mjc
The EM5-II is an excellent m43 camera. It...

The EM5-II is an excellent m43 camera. It balances especially well with primes. Its a good update on the original EM5, in terms of controls / ergonomics. The image quality of each is about the same.
Forum: RFF Polls 03-16-2016
Replies: 136
Views: 24,687
Posted By mjc
Thats interesting. How far 'off' are the...

Thats interesting. How far 'off' are the ergonomics for you? Is it something in particular? Did it take long to get used to it?
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-14-2016
Replies: 103
Views: 7,099
Posted By mjc
As some have noted (Gerry) an Olympus OM2n with a...

As some have noted (Gerry) an Olympus OM2n with a Zuiko prime lens. The 50mm 1.8 is cheap and well regarded.
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 03-13-2016
Replies: 153
Views: 31,778
Posted By mjc
I like the m43s, especially as a small, light,...

I like the m43s, especially as a small, light, travel go everywhere kind of camera.....

Olympus's EM5-II has weather sealing. Although it is an SLR design, so may not be to everyone's tastes. It...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-13-2016
Replies: 23
Views: 1,829
Posted By mjc
ps -- people around here at RFF forum have been...

ps -- people around here at RFF forum have been great to work with..... If you want a particular item, I think you can advertise for 'item wanted' too?
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-13-2016
Replies: 23
Views: 1,829
Posted By mjc
I'd add my voice to definitely not using eBay...

I'd add my voice to definitely not using eBay USA. I've been burned on a few lower end items; and thankfully not too much cash was at risk.....

Having said this, I was very lucky with one private...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 03-01-2016
Replies: 91
Views: 40,235
Posted By mjc
Silent1 -- Very nice images from Porto and...

Silent1 -- Very nice images from Porto and Lisbon.... The tram / trolley shots especially.
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 03-01-2016
Replies: 91
Views: 40,235
Posted By mjc
2wenty -- these are very impressive photographs....

2wenty -- these are very impressive photographs. As is your work on your flickr site. Thanks for sharing.
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-24-2016
Replies: 19
Views: 2,111
Posted By mjc
Getting asked: "are you photographer"? A...

Getting asked: "are you photographer"?

A colleague saw me with a camera and asserted that I 'must be a photographer'. When I asked why, he said that anyone with a camera and not an iPhone must be!!...
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 02-24-2016
Replies: 69
Views: 12,023
Posted By mjc
Hi Keith -- yes, the new Sigma looks very, very...

Hi Keith -- yes, the new Sigma looks very, very interesting... There is an active guessing game on right now at dpreview on the price ...

http://www.dpreview.com/forums/thread/3970517

Like you,...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 02-19-2016
Replies: 11
Views: 1,675
Posted By mjc
Congratulations! Echoing the sentiments of...

Congratulations! Echoing the sentiments of others here, thank you for sharing how you publish photos and how the process works ....
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 02-16-2016
Replies: 29
Views: 3,568
Posted By mjc
Looking at the TOP article that was referenced it...

Looking at the TOP article that was referenced it does say that because there was no sign that Panasonic was going to ship the lenses that B&H: "...finally pulled the plug and cancelled the...
Forum: Sony Alpha / NEX News / General Discussion 02-05-2016
Replies: 47
Views: 6,696
Posted By mjc
For those using the A6000, and thinking of an...

For those using the A6000, and thinking of an A6300 upgrade, are there a few lenses that you would recommend or are your 'go to' lenses?
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 01-29-2016
Replies: 33
Views: 3,086
Posted By mjc
Froyd, many thanks for the information -- US East...

Froyd, many thanks for the information -- US East Coast, but likely not close enough. At the moment I'm kind of 'window shopping', though it sometimes leads to real shopping ... :)
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 01-29-2016
Replies: 33
Views: 3,086
Posted By mjc
many thanks for the heads up..... good information

many thanks for the heads up..... good information
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-29-2016
Replies: 92
Views: 6,140
Posted By mjc
For my 35mm camera: Contax T3. Why? The zeiss...

For my 35mm camera: Contax T3. Why? The zeiss lens, ease of use, portability....

(at least currently this is the case!! Who knows about next week :) )
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 01-29-2016
Replies: 33
Views: 3,086
Posted By mjc
The last bit about customs does not sound fun....

The last bit about customs does not sound fun. :bang: Was the tax duty to be paid on a used item; or were customs interested in only new goods?
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 01-29-2016
Replies: 27
Views: 3,356
Posted By mjc
... I had a quick look and although I don't have...

... I had a quick look and although I don't have your printer / or use viewscan I did find the following, if its helpful....

1) Is it worth the bother?

Probably, in the medium to longer run.

2)...
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 01-28-2016
Replies: 33
Views: 3,086
Posted By mjc
Larry, completely understand and thanks for the...

Larry, completely understand and thanks for the reply. There are so many sellers on ebay, and with good feedback, I sometimes find it difficult to know where to start....
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 01-28-2016
Replies: 33
Views: 3,086
Posted By mjc
Of course ..... :bang: Thanks for the link...

Of course ..... :bang:

Thanks for the link Doug.....

edit -- a quick check says its out of stock ...
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 01-28-2016
Replies: 33
Views: 3,086
Posted By mjc
And if I may add to Lonerangers question, for...

And if I may add to Lonerangers question, for those who have bought from Japanese sellers (and who might live in the US or Europe), do you have recommendations or experiences with particular sellers...
Forum: Optics Theory - 01-28-2016
Replies: 95
Views: 52,161
Posted By mjc
Rich, Thank-you for posting and starting this...

Rich,

Thank-you for posting and starting this discussion. From time to time I've seen other posts around internet about resolving power of film vs digital etc. but never really understood it, &...
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 01-24-2016
Replies: 430
Views: 80,572
Posted By mjc
Dan -- not sure if you mean the X3F raw files...

Dan -- not sure if you mean the X3F raw files from a Merrill generally.

Assuming the latter, to process the X3F file Sigma has its own software (called SPP). It has a reputation for being at best...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-22-2016
Replies: 85
Views: 8,289
Posted By mjc
Fuji film price increase

Fuji announced an impending price increase on film

http://www.fujifilmusa.com/press/news/display_news?newsID=880927
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-22-2016
Replies: 96
Views: 5,771
Posted By mjc
Unfortunately, I made the same error as you in...

Unfortunately, I made the same error as you in selling my G2 and associated lenses. Nowadays I hover the classifieds for a possible replacement.....
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 01-20-2016
Replies: 53
Views: 8,243
Posted By mjc
Excellent people and excellent service and...

Excellent people and excellent service and excellent work. I've always been pleased with Philly Photographics....
Forum: Fuji Digital General Discussion 01-19-2016
Replies: 26
Views: 5,206
Posted By mjc
Iridient seems well regarded by...

Iridient seems well regarded by some....

http://www.iridientdigital.com/

(off topic, for non-X-trans sensors I've found that DXO optics pro 10 is an excellent raw converter, especially for dealing...
Forum: Travel 01-19-2016
Replies: 55
Views: 5,168
Posted By mjc
Carry-on..... but ..... Ditto other folks...

Carry-on..... but .....

Ditto other folks experience with airport security. I've found its not worth bothering engaging with TSA / security in the US about travel related matters (such as carrying...
Forum: Zeiss Contax 01-16-2016
Replies: 36
Views: 6,065
Posted By mjc
I, too, wonder about the repair cost. KEH have a...

I, too, wonder about the repair cost. KEH have a couple of G2s available at the moment (for about, or a bargain version for slightly less than, the repair price you mentioned). KEH also back their...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 01-08-2016
Replies: 51
Views: 5,385
Posted By mjc
You have a very smart son, Keith!!! :)

You have a very smart son, Keith!!! :)
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-24-2015
Replies: 103
Views: 7,315
Posted By mjc
Contax T3 & Fuji 645zi (already own); & I would...

Contax T3 & Fuji 645zi (already own); & I would re-buy a Contax G2 with 45mm & 28mm lenses... Why did I ever sell these :-(
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 11-24-2015
Replies: 28
Views: 3,716
Posted By mjc
I'll comment :) If this is like your earlier...

I'll comment :)

If this is like your earlier book (Never Seeing Nothing) I very much look forward to seeing it!!!
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 11-24-2015
Replies: 29
Views: 3,568
Posted By mjc
No. Its the 25mm 1.7 the pana leica is 25mm 1.4. ...

No. Its the 25mm 1.7 the pana leica is 25mm 1.4. Initial online discussions of this new lens are good.

The lens is larger than the Olympus 25mm 1.8.
Forum: Digital Compacts 11-08-2015
Replies: 49
Views: 6,384
Posted By mjc
EVF; bump in mega-pixels; a choice of alternative...

EVF; bump in mega-pixels; a choice of alternative model with longer FL; (minor -- maybe address the 'dust' issue that some encountered?)
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 11-06-2015
Replies: 33
Views: 3,685
Posted By mjc
Dan -- an excellent sequence of images!

Dan -- an excellent sequence of images!
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-05-2015
Replies: 99
Views: 7,200
Posted By mjc
David Bailey's Olympus Trip 35 :-)

David Bailey's Olympus Trip 35 :-)
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 10-25-2015
Replies: 65
Views: 7,115
Posted By mjc
Based on what was said earlier in the thread, it...

Based on what was said earlier in the thread, it does seem a shame when anyone feels they have to limit their expressions, thoughts and creativity. I don't know the context to this current situation...
Forum: Sony E Lenses / Adapted Lenses / Adapters / Images 10-25-2015
Replies: 3
Views: 1,992
Posted By mjc
Yep, apart from the 55mm, the 'take-away' from...

Yep, apart from the 55mm, the 'take-away' from his analysis is that there is still 'room for improvement' in the other lenses.... I'm not in this Sone E-mount FF system so I look on with interest...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 10-21-2015
Replies: 2
Views: 910
Posted By mjc
Hi -- sorry no expert here. I've generally not...

Hi -- sorry no expert here. I've generally not managed to make scanning software work that well. Is there an option to manually set the size scanned, or does it automatically select the area to be...
Forum: Leica SL 10-20-2015
Replies: 273
Views: 19,710
Posted By mjc
Not a camera for selfies :-)

Not a camera for selfies :-)
Forum: RFF Polls 10-15-2015
Replies: 136
Views: 24,687
Posted By mjc
I've not seen these poppy-up view finders (EVFs)...

I've not seen these poppy-up view finders (EVFs) in person. I'm asking as I'm wondering how robust this type of design is over the longer term (a consideration given the price of the new RX1R...
Forum: Photo Software 10-15-2015
Replies: 44
Views: 3,604
Posted By mjc
Part of the issue seems to be the convenience of...

Part of the issue seems to be the convenience of having one piece of software that 'does it all' in the sense of importing, cataloging, and then post-processing. The appeal, of course, is the ease...
Forum: Photo Software 10-15-2015
Replies: 44
Views: 3,604
Posted By mjc
+1 -- it would be good to see Adobe make good on...

+1 -- it would be good to see Adobe make good on their 'apology'
Forum: Photo Software 10-15-2015
Replies: 44
Views: 3,604
Posted By mjc
Chris -- Chris L. -- Thanks for the link where...

Chris --

Chris L. -- Thanks for the link where Adobe spokesperson asserts: "I’d like to personally apologize for the quality of the Lightroom 6.2 release we shipped on Monday. The team cares...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 10-14-2015
Replies: 39
Views: 4,447
Posted By mjc
Dan -- I received my copy too and am really...

Dan -- I received my copy too and am really pleased with it. Excellent work, vision and talent. The presentation of the material is impressive too.
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 10-12-2015
Replies: 47
Views: 4,316
Posted By mjc
Do you have a link? :)

Do you have a link? :)
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-10-2015
Replies: 34
Views: 2,029
Posted By mjc
I concur with Frank... I have a fondness for the...

I concur with Frank... I have a fondness for the Fuji gs645's ...
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 10-08-2015
Replies: 71
Views: 4,018
Posted By mjc
Many happy returns, Joe!

Many happy returns, Joe!
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 10-08-2015
Replies: 28
Views: 1,993
Posted By mjc
Do you have a local lab near you? If they are...

Do you have a local lab near you? If they are good, and you get to know them, it removes the uncertainty and randomness of what quality you will receive back from sending your film out to unknown or...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-08-2015
Replies: 11
Views: 1,125
Posted By mjc
intriguing but looks like version 1.0....;...

intriguing but looks like version 1.0....;

byThom as also posted some thoughts on it here ...

http://www.dslrbodies.com/newsviews/the-light-camera-almost.html
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-07-2015
Replies: 30
Views: 4,894
Posted By mjc
Nice poll. Maybe there will be a future poll...

Nice poll. Maybe there will be a future poll exploring M3 ownership among members here at RFF (and other film Ms)?
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 10-06-2015
Replies: 39
Views: 4,447
Posted By mjc
Dan, my congratulations too. I have ordered your...

Dan, my congratulations too. I have ordered your book & look forward to seeing your excellent work in printed form....
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 10-05-2015
Replies: 38
Views: 3,016
Posted By mjc
Intellectual property surrounding photography...

Intellectual property surrounding photography seems very complex to me. I noticed that dpreview was recently (i.e. a few days ago) soliciting questions related to copyright and IP for an upcoming...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 10-03-2015
Replies: 56
Views: 5,241
Posted By mjc
Stephen's point about getting an independent...

Stephen's point about getting an independent verification of the scratch seems sensible (especially if the difference between a scratch / cracked sensor is difficult to diagnose).

In addition, as...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 09-28-2015
Replies: 158
Views: 52,923
Posted By mjc
Yes, this is sad as it is more evidence of...

Yes, this is sad as it is more evidence of drastic changes in the 35mm film market. As Godfrey said this is a business for CV. The production of a camera line, ultimately, means that the...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 09-18-2015
Replies: 49
Views: 4,322
Posted By mjc
+1 on each of these... but its a crowded and...

+1 on each of these... but its a crowded and complex compact camera market
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-07-2015
Replies: 27
Views: 1,372
Posted By mjc
Raid, I'd seen similar questions arise on Fred...

Raid,

I'd seen similar questions arise on Fred Miranda. A quick search yielded the following thread, but there are likely others....

http://www.fredmiranda.com/forum/topic/1285785/0
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-07-2015
Replies: 27
Views: 1,372
Posted By mjc
Canada post. FedEx & similar lead to all sorts...

Canada post.

FedEx & similar lead to all sorts of problems, I've heard, regarding duties / taxes etc. Others here might be able to help....
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-04-2015
Replies: 42
Views: 5,409
Posted By mjc
For me, no problems ever. Many purchases from...

For me, no problems ever. Many purchases from B&H, all excellent....
Forum: Photo Software 07-31-2015
Replies: 15
Views: 1,845
Posted By mjc
The implicit rules-of-the-game have been changed...

The implicit rules-of-the-game have been changed unilaterally by Adobe. Thats fine, its their product. If they want to add another step in the work-flow of their non-CC customers, fine. But I do...
Forum: CSC : Digital Compact System Cameras - 07-29-2015
Replies: 63
Views: 10,789
Posted By mjc
I agree with Godfrey and think the micro-four...

I agree with Godfrey and think the micro-four thirds system is a strong contender. The array of lenses availble from the various M43 manufacturers is impressive, and Olympus's IBIS implementation is...
Forum: Photo Software 07-29-2015
Replies: 42
Views: 7,273
Posted By mjc
Garry, Congratulations on this software. Are...

Garry,

Congratulations on this software.

Are Sigma Foveon .X3F raw files supported? If not currently, are there any plans to do so? -- thanks Martin
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 06-19-2015
Replies: 3
Views: 2,361
Posted By mjc
For DPxM Merrill users, do you have a sense of...

For DPxM Merrill users, do you have a sense of whether this is a good upgrade to make or is it primarily for the Qs? Thanks - martin
Forum: Leica Q / CL/ T / X Series 06-10-2015
Replies: 221
Views: 34,318
Posted By mjc
Nicely opined Godfrey! +1

Nicely opined Godfrey! +1
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-05-2015
Replies: 24
Views: 3,203
Posted By mjc
Hello, The Sony A6000 seems to get good reviews...

Hello,

The Sony A6000 seems to get good reviews (I do not own one, but have tried it in a store). It was mentioned by Gary above.

It seems to fit some (most?) of your criteria. It is relatively...
Forum: Digital Compacts 06-01-2015
Replies: 6
Views: 1,568
Posted By mjc
The GXR APS-C A12 M mount unit was designed...

The GXR APS-C A12 M mount unit was designed specifically for M-mount lenses. I think it has something to do with the sensor being aligned to suit the M mount lenses (esp. wide angle), as well as...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 05-11-2015
Replies: 23
Views: 2,819
Posted By mjc
Are ebay sold listings worth a look for a price...

Are ebay sold listings worth a look for a price guide? Recent Contax T2 (black) prices on ebay sold listings (auction only) seem to be in the range $350 to $450.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-28-2015
Replies: 58
Views: 5,946
Posted By mjc
This picture looks very good. Are you finding...

This picture looks very good. Are you finding results are consistent and the phone easy to use?
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-17-2015
Replies: 165
Views: 14,465
Posted By mjc
Raid, will you post any?

Raid, will you post any?
Forum: Zeiss Contax 04-16-2015
Replies: 13
Views: 1,633
Posted By mjc
sadly, I think that tocad has stopped repairing...

sadly, I think that tocad has stopped repairing contax. A recent announcement.....
Forum: Travel 04-16-2015
Replies: 228
Views: 19,424
Posted By mjc
This is a nice thread ... Thanks for starting...

This is a nice thread ... Thanks for starting it...

A few random thoughts from places I visited recently through work (I live in Philly)

How about Paris? Plenty to do and see, and certainly...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 04-14-2015
Replies: 126
Views: 8,741
Posted By mjc
Perhaps join RF forum? There are many splendid...

Perhaps join RF forum? There are many splendid and varied posts and ideas from folks here with a wealth of photographic experience.....
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 04-01-2015
Replies: 11
Views: 1,162
Posted By mjc
The OM 40 is rare and that seems to drive its...

The OM 40 is rare and that seems to drive its price. I have seen the remarks elsewhere, I recall, about the current price being above it 'quality'. Other zuikos of different focal lengths seem to...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 01-08-2015
Replies: 21
Views: 3,889
Posted By mjc
I have not had the opportunity to compare to some...

I have not had the opportunity to compare to some of the other cameras mentioned above but I have a Contax T3 which performs admirably (at least for my needs). I have used available light indoors,...
Forum: Digital Printers / Inks / Papers etc 12-26-2014
Replies: 34
Views: 4,967
Posted By mjc
Andy--thanks for this. I didn't know about this...

Andy--thanks for this. I didn't know about this service. Seems like a good way to streamline...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 12-26-2014
Replies: 30
Views: 2,372
Posted By mjc
Dan, congratulations! -- maritn

Dan, congratulations! -- maritn
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-24-2014
Replies: 13
Views: 1,132
Posted By mjc
Happy Holidays, Godfrey. Thanks for you insights...

Happy Holidays, Godfrey. Thanks for you insights during the year -- I've found them invaluable....
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 12-24-2014
Replies: 8
Views: 2,325
Posted By mjc
Dpreview had an account of the sensor shift in...

Dpreview had an account of the sensor shift in the Hassy:

http://*******.com/n8frgb6

If the oly is similar, does this have the wow factor to induce upgrades? At the moment I'm not sure I see the...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-20-2014
Replies: 9,206
Views: 914,420
Posted By mjc
Nice! Excellent price, too. Online or in-store?

Nice! Excellent price, too. Online or in-store?
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 12-08-2014
Replies: 11
Views: 3,471
Posted By mjc
As Andy and a few others have said Tocad is the...

As Andy and a few others have said Tocad is the way to. They repaired my T3. Fixed cost. Also comes with a warranty (6 months?). They check the whole unit over. I needed the single tooth spool...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-30-2014
Replies: 42
Views: 4,739
Posted By mjc
Hi, Mir.com.my is a good resource for researching...

Hi,
Mir.com.my is a good resource for researching OM lenses.

A link for the 180mm

http://www.mir.com.my/rb/photography/hardwares/classics/olympusom1n2/shared/zuiko/htmls/180mm1.htm

Best, m
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-28-2014
Replies: 9,206
Views: 914,420
Posted By mjc
Zuiko 24mm f2.8 :-)

Zuiko 24mm f2.8 :-)
Forum: Sony Alpha Mirrorless - All Models 11-28-2014
Replies: 75
Views: 20,167
Posted By mjc
Won't the A7ii be available in a few weeks,...

Won't the A7ii be available in a few weeks, though, in the US?
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 11-27-2014
Replies: 24
Views: 3,351
Posted By mjc
Gary -- thanks for all the helpful info on the...

Gary -- thanks for all the helpful info on the Quattro.
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-23-2014
Replies: 9,206
Views: 914,420
Posted By mjc
Fuji film compact camera case and two rolls of...

Fuji film compact camera case and two rolls of film from Goodwill. ��
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 11-20-2014
Replies: 168
Views: 17,402
Posted By mjc
Currently, I'd vote for the most recent Ricoh GR...

Currently, I'd vote for the most recent Ricoh GR (digital) and Contax T3 (film).
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-12-2014
Replies: 21
Views: 2,011
Posted By mjc
Ray, you say you are 'thinking of selling my near...

Ray, you say you are 'thinking of selling my near mint condition 0.72 M7 for a Fuji X100T or possibly an X Pro -1'. One potential issue is that the value of digital bodies (no matter how good they...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-06-2014
Replies: 93
Views: 6,867
Posted By mjc
Om1 or Om2. Om2 has auto exposure. Quick to work...

Om1 or Om2. Om2 has auto exposure. Quick to work with....
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 11-02-2014
Replies: 22
Views: 3,054
Posted By mjc
David Bailey...

David Bailey
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/David_Bailey

As Chris mentioned above..
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 10-30-2014
Replies: 10
Views: 3,275
Posted By mjc
V_roma -- many thanks...

V_roma -- many thanks...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 10-30-2014
Replies: 10
Views: 3,275
Posted By mjc
May I ask, did they quote a price for the sensor...

May I ask, did they quote a price for the sensor cleaning? I have a slight dust-on-sensor problem that should be resolved at some point..... thanks....
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 10-24-2014
Replies: 430
Views: 80,572
Posted By mjc
Mr. Izzard looking good in his heels :)

Mr. Izzard looking good in his heels :)
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-22-2014
Replies: 55
Views: 5,253
Posted By mjc
I think M6 - TTL & M3 for me.... (latter is on my...

I think M6 - TTL & M3 for me.... (latter is on my wish list, I own the former)

One day we'll have to add the Leica M-A (Typ 127) (Silver or black) to our choice set :-) -- martin
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-22-2014
Replies: 3,769
Views: 725,545
Posted By mjc
Shab, Your images are pleasing and well captured....

Shab, Your images are pleasing and well captured. Thank you for posting. Would you mind sharing some of your process. Hand held? Process yourself, Much post-processing? Do you shoot many and...
Forum: Zeiss Contax 10-22-2014
Replies: 16
Views: 2,956
Posted By mjc
2GBP!!! That is impressive & a great find. It...

2GBP!!! That is impressive & a great find. It is an outstading P&S!! 38mm FL, rather than 35mm. Lots of manual control. And the size is good to work with. I had one and sold it for the black T3...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 10-21-2014
Replies: 40
Views: 4,570
Posted By mjc
How about Precision Camera? Sponsor here (see...

How about Precision Camera? Sponsor here (see home page) and return negatives.

http://www.precision-camera.com/categories/photo-lab-services/film-scanning.html

I think about $12 for 135 color...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-16-2014
Replies: 68
Views: 7,783
Posted By mjc
Artorius -- thanks for sharing. This is...

Artorius -- thanks for sharing. This is astonishing -- do you still have the camera?
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 10-08-2014
Replies: 37
Views: 3,580
Posted By mjc
classic keh stopped working for me too... I was...

classic keh stopped working for me too... I was still using it. Time to delve into the modern KEH experience.....
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 10-08-2014
Replies: 173
Views: 18,060
Posted By mjc
Thanks for the prompt -- made my pledge....

Thanks for the prompt -- made my pledge....
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 09-23-2014
Replies: 41
Views: 4,550
Posted By mjc
I hope he succeeds and his efforts and dynamism...

I hope he succeeds and his efforts and dynamism are rewarded. He is a smart guy who is about to embark on a physics degree at Oxford University, having just attained the highest grades in the UK's...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 09-18-2014
Replies: 10
Views: 1,013
Posted By mjc
Contax t2 is 38mm, small and has AF. But not...

Contax t2 is 38mm, small and has AF. But not close enough I suspect...
Forum: Sony Alpha Mirrorless - All Models 09-14-2014
Replies: 8
Views: 1,762
Posted By mjc
Error for me too when I click the slrlounge link...

Error for me too when I click the slrlounge link to to BH photo -- it'd be nice to see the deal back though.... :-)
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 09-11-2014
Replies: 31
Views: 7,378
Posted By mjc
Not sure this is a great camera for street, given...

Not sure this is a great camera for street, given the alternatives others here have mentioned.

Is 60 euros worth it? Well there are these folks (I have no association) that have been around a...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 09-10-2014
Replies: 3,769
Views: 725,545
Posted By mjc
I'm a sucker for any of the Olympus film cameras...

I'm a sucker for any of the Olympus film cameras -- including the Trip :)
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 09-10-2014
Replies: 3,769
Views: 725,545
Posted By mjc
Not me :) -- i like the OM-2n a lot :) (I...

Not me :) -- i like the OM-2n a lot :) (I addressed the question to a previous poster...) -- martin
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 09-10-2014
Replies: 3,769
Views: 725,545
Posted By mjc
I've not had the fortune of using the OM-4T --...

I've not had the fortune of using the OM-4T -- maybe one day when one becomes available :) Why not fond of the OM-2n?
Forum: Travel 08-28-2014
Replies: 12
Views: 3,177
Posted By mjc
Thanks for your comment emraphoto: What kind of...

Thanks for your comment emraphoto: What kind of P&S / mirror-less? Are some makes better than others and are they robust enough? The situations you seem to find yourself seem arduous...
Forum: Travel 08-27-2014
Replies: 13
Views: 1,550
Posted By mjc
English is completely fine. For photography, try...

English is completely fine.

For photography, try Nyhavn harbor: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nyhavn. And stroll along & see The Little Mermaid....

I found it pretty easy to get around. Lovely...
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 08-26-2014
Replies: 9
Views: 1,889
Posted By mjc
Yes. The sigma vf21 for the dp2m.

Yes. The sigma vf21 for the dp2m.
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 08-17-2014
Replies: 64
Views: 5,185
Posted By mjc
unfortunately, no.

unfortunately, no.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 08-07-2014
Replies: 12
Views: 2,184
Posted By mjc
Looks good (and on flickr). Do you have these...

Looks good (and on flickr). Do you have these processed and scanned locally or send out to a lab?
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 07-29-2014
Replies: 10
Views: 994
Posted By mjc
Is it worth adding more details on what...

Is it worth adding more details on what assignments you are available for etc (in the 'about' tab)?
Forum: Digital Compacts 07-26-2014
Replies: 13
Views: 1,732
Posted By mjc
The GXR is a good camera. Part of its popularity...

The GXR is a good camera. Part of its popularity can be explained by how well m-mount lenses work on the m-mount unit (including wide angle). The 50mm (equivalent) unit is excellent too (very...
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 07-23-2014
Replies: 11
Views: 2,740
Posted By mjc
My Metabones Contax G to Fuji adapter did not...

My Metabones Contax G to Fuji adapter did not work out for me. I could not get the lens to secure to the adapter properly (2 copies). The adapter to mount was fine. This was all a while back and...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 07-07-2014
Replies: 83
Views: 10,850
Posted By mjc
I voted OM -- but for the OM-2.

I voted OM -- but for the OM-2.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-04-2014
Replies: 200
Views: 22,734
Posted By mjc
"Bump.....the works aren't done yet, still no...

"Bump.....the works aren't done yet, still no M5."

Really? :-(
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 07-03-2014
Replies: 7
Views: 1,273
Posted By mjc
Hello -- one possibility for repairs is to reach...

Hello -- one possibility for repairs is to reach out to John Hermanson at http://zuiko.com/ His website gives details of the repairs undertaken along with prices and procedures for getting the camera...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 06-30-2014
Replies: 4
Views: 1,022
Posted By mjc
Hi, Don't know of any personally. However,...

Hi,

Don't know of any personally. However, Philadelphia Photographics http://www.philadelphiaphotographics.com/) or Webb Cam might (http://webbcam.net/) might be able to help. Both in center...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 06-19-2014
Replies: 12
Views: 1,409
Posted By mjc
Limosos, Good luck with the outcome -- will you...

Limosos,

Good luck with the outcome -- will you post an image?

Nice quote from EP too (don't often see that)
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-12-2014
Replies: 25
Views: 2,879
Posted By mjc
I'm glad you got your money back, but sorry to...

I'm glad you got your money back, but sorry to hear you had to endure such troubles...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-08-2014
Replies: 6
Views: 785
Posted By mjc
+1 for Philadelphia photographics. Jack and all...

+1 for Philadelphia photographics. Jack and all the staff are very helpful. Call them as they have a variety of options on scanning, for example, and that might help balance out your costs too.
Forum: Sony Alpha Mirrorless - All Models 05-31-2014
Replies: 14
Views: 5,281
Posted By mjc
Thank you for the link to your reviews and for...

Thank you for the link to your reviews and for posting here. You have done a lot of work. Would you mind commenting on how you find the ergonomics of using the zuiko OM lenses on the sony A7? How...
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 05-29-2014
Replies: 75
Views: 10,388
Posted By mjc
Green Line & Clarke Park.....nice images....

Green Line & Clarke Park.....nice images....
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 05-28-2014
Replies: 15
Views: 8,859
Posted By mjc
With these kind of stick-on grips, is the process...

With these kind of stick-on grips, is the process easily reversed? Or is there a sticky residue left if one tries to remove it? (The gaffer tape option mentioned earlier in the thread seems like an...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-09-2014
Replies: 14
Views: 2,161
Posted By mjc
Sim Lim Square is another large electronics...

Sim Lim Square is another large electronics (camera) source. I can't recall if any of the stores there sell camera film, though. However, this place (although a large selection of electronics in one...
Forum: Digital Compacts 05-07-2014
Replies: 13
Views: 1,813
Posted By mjc
As the article states the "Merrill have been...

As the article states the "Merrill have been hacked by the Chinese to use an M Mount". Sigma optimally matches the lens to sensor in the DPM series, so presumably the conversion alters (worsens)...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 05-07-2014
Replies: 17
Views: 2,534
Posted By mjc
The Ricoh GR is an excellent camera. Robert...

The Ricoh GR is an excellent camera. Robert makes an excellent point, one might trade off some film purchases towards the cost of the GR (if selling something to buy something is a hard and fast...
Forum: Tom Abrahamsson of RapidWinder.com 05-01-2014
Replies: 36
Views: 6,044
Posted By mjc
I've travelled internationally with film (max...

I've travelled internationally with film (max speed 400). No problems so far. I was concerned there would be issues the first few times I travelled, but none so far. My travel is usually...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-26-2014
Replies: 16
Views: 1,857
Posted By mjc
Hopefully they had their stock insured against...

Hopefully they had their stock insured against theft --- it would at least help against this kind of outrageous thievery.
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 04-25-2014
Replies: 34
Views: 6,579
Posted By mjc
I'm still learning my GXR (bought from RFF member...

I'm still learning my GXR (bought from RFF member here). Similarly, I find magnification best too for critical focusing. Focus peaking helps get me part of the way there in some contexts....

Alas, I...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 04-24-2014
Replies: 34
Views: 6,579
Posted By mjc
Ricoh GXR & Leica T

Sean Reid is reviewing the Leica T. He has provided a comparison to the GXR with Leica M mount using 21mm RF lenses

http://www.reidreviews.com/

Both cameras use APCS sensors. The resolving power...
Forum: CSC : Digital Compact System Cameras - 04-24-2014
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Posted By mjc
Thanks for this ...

Thanks for this ...
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 04-24-2014
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Views: 2,694
Posted By mjc
Hello. How about the Olympus OM zuiko 85mm f2.0. ...

Hello. How about the Olympus OM zuiko 85mm f2.0. It is an excellent lens and was well regarded. It weighs about 260 grams so is small and light and portable. I have seen copies go for 250 to 300...
Forum: Sony Alpha Mirrorless - All Models 04-22-2014
Replies: 30
Views: 4,781
Posted By mjc
Bruno -- and how did you find the handling of the...

Bruno -- and how did you find the handling of the camera when you tried it out? Did you naturally take to it?
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-21-2014
Replies: 3,801
Views: 319,075
Posted By mjc
Om1 with 50mm f1.4

Om1 with 50mm f1.4
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 04-21-2014
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Views: 88,420
Posted By mjc
I'm experimenting with 'camera scan'; I've tried,...

I'm experimenting with 'camera scan'; I've tried, so far, a Ricoh GXR with the A12 50mm macro... -- martin
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-20-2014
Replies: 199
Views: 39,818
Posted By mjc
I use my Black M6 TTL -- with the 35 cron...

I use my Black M6 TTL -- with the 35 cron (mostly) and Voigtlander M 50mm f/1.5 Nokton (silver) ....
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-20-2014
Replies: 27
Views: 3,196
Posted By mjc
Or maybe its the later version? :-) (promoted...

Or maybe its the later version? :-) (promoted with the great George Cole!)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mQAptjwWeis
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