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Forum: Repair / Camera Care 03-17-2015
Replies: 7
Views: 1,261
Posted By EcoLeica
The diagrams were very helpful! thanks so much...

The diagrams were very helpful! thanks so much people
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 03-15-2015
Replies: 7
Views: 1,261
Posted By EcoLeica
28mm Hexanon lens diagram

So my Hexanon needed a clean the other day and I sent it to a local serviceman. Sadly when pulling part the elements for a clean he lost the order of which element goes where (dont ask) so I was...
Forum: Large Format Film RF 07-21-2014
Replies: 23
Views: 4,566
Posted By EcoLeica
Yep was handheld

Yep was handheld
Forum: Large Format Film RF 07-06-2014
Replies: 23
Views: 4,566
Posted By EcoLeica
Like I said I had 5mins with her when she visited...

Like I said I had 5mins with her when she visited my workplace and contrary to popular belief not all of NZ is photogenic vistas and middle earth
Forum: Large Format Film RF 07-06-2014
Replies: 23
Views: 4,566
Posted By EcoLeica
No..no light modifiers..just a little coverage...

No..no light modifiers..just a little coverage from the building and natural light. Normal 4x5 cameras would have been too slow but the Razzle makes shooting 4x5 a breeze...think leica on steroids
Forum: Large Format Film RF 07-06-2014
Replies: 23
Views: 4,566
Posted By EcoLeica
Large Format Portrait of Dr Goodall

I also posted this on the largeformat forum but I thought I would show this pic off to you fine folk.

A couple of weeks ago I was lucky enough to end up production managing Dr Jane Goodall's lecture...
Forum: Large Format Film RF 03-26-2014
Replies: 409
Views: 163,374
Posted By EcoLeica
https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3703/10825763996_b7...

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3703/10825763996_b788476cbf_b.jpg

Razzle DF with Zeiss Planar 135mm f3.5
Ilford Hp5+ 400 developed in Ilford Microphen
Forum: Large Format Film RF 03-26-2014
Replies: 409
Views: 163,374
Posted By EcoLeica
https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3768/12026225975_ac...

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3768/12026225975_ac71c85a11_b.jpg

Razzle 900 DF with Nikkor 150mm f5.6
Ilford Hp5+ 400 developed in Ilford Microphen
Forum: Large Format Film RF 11-16-2013
Replies: 5
Views: 1,759
Posted By EcoLeica
the 135 lens doesnt quiet cover the image properly

the 135 lens doesnt quiet cover the image properly
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 11-14-2013
Replies: 54
Views: 4,703
Posted By EcoLeica
Kodak Alaris and Lomography Partner Up

http://petapixel.com/2013/11/14/kodak-lomography-partner-vow-keep-film-photography-alive/

Interesting to see where this go! after a few film discontinuations its nice to hear some positive news
Forum: Large Format Film RF 11-13-2013
Replies: 5
Views: 1,759
Posted By EcoLeica
No idea Frank...but the original lens for the 900...

No idea Frank...but the original lens for the 900 is fairly useless as it was coupled with some sort of automatic electric eye
Forum: Large Format Film RF 11-13-2013
Replies: 5
Views: 1,759
Posted By EcoLeica
Shots from Razzle with Zeiss Planar 135mm

So after purchasing my first Razzle with a Nikkor 150mm, I love it so much that I purchased another one! This time I got the mighty Zeiss Planar 135mm f3.5 lens mounted. Here are some of the...
Forum: Large Format Film RF 08-03-2013
Replies: 13
Views: 2,820
Posted By EcoLeica
Here is one more for you all. This is the reason...

Here is one more for you all. This is the reason I love this camera. No tripod, handheld at 1/15th of a second. Again shot on HP5+ developed in...
Forum: Large Format Film RF 07-31-2013
Replies: 13
Views: 2,820
Posted By EcoLeica
Its actually rather easy to use once you get the...

Its actually rather easy to use once you get the hang of it. The rangefinder patch is nowhere near as bright as my m6 but after a while you can shoot really quickly. Plus the new dual focus knob that...
Forum: Large Format Film RF 07-29-2013
Replies: 13
Views: 2,820
Posted By EcoLeica
Razzle 900 Dual Focus - results

Thought I might post it here as I haven't seen too many people using these giant cameras lately. So earlier this year I was browsing the net when I stumbled upon Dean's Razzle camera site. I visit it...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 11-21-2012
Replies: 16
Views: 2,072
Posted By EcoLeica
Thanks David! since you live in NZ i can flick...

Thanks David! since you live in NZ i can flick you a roll if you want to try it out.

Thats interesting about the fuji stock but Ill think ill stick with kodak at the moment...im just so happy with...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 11-21-2012
Replies: 16
Views: 2,072
Posted By EcoLeica
Thanks :) Its my favorite so far

Thanks :) Its my favorite so far
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 11-21-2012
Replies: 16
Views: 2,072
Posted By EcoLeica
umm around $30 NZD a roll which includes...

umm around $30 NZD a roll which includes negatives and positives...so not bad really. I should say that these were all scanned from the positives
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 11-21-2012
Replies: 16
Views: 2,072
Posted By EcoLeica
Results from ECN-2 Vision 500t

SO I have been hearing and seeing some of the wonderful results that people have been getting shooting some of the motion picture stocks and I decided I would try and give it a go. Perhaps one of the...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-09-2012
Replies: 272
Views: 29,457
Posted By EcoLeica
http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7264/7822568116_814d...

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7264/7822568116_814d49261a_b.jpg
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-22-2012
Replies: 10
Views: 1,997
Posted By EcoLeica
No problem! the more people that shoot tri-x the...

No problem! the more people that shoot tri-x the better! im surprise at the results I am getting at 1600...might try it at 3200 soon
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-20-2012
Replies: 10
Views: 1,997
Posted By EcoLeica
haha nice! throw him into the boards sometime and...

haha nice! throw him into the boards sometime and say its from his big brother (jokes) :)
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-20-2012
Replies: 10
Views: 1,997
Posted By EcoLeica
Yeah Tri-X and Ilford Microphen....20 degrees 1:1...

Yeah Tri-X and Ilford Microphen....20 degrees 1:1 for 29min I have pretty much given up on Tmax 3200 and Ilford delta 3200 because the results from tri-x are just so good!
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-20-2012
Replies: 10
Views: 1,997
Posted By EcoLeica
thanks for the kind comments....all film. Tri-X...

thanks for the kind comments....all film. Tri-X for black and white and Portra for colour.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-20-2012
Replies: 10
Views: 1,997
Posted By EcoLeica
My fleeting experience as a rockstar!

well not really...but my brothers are haha. They are part of a band called the King Cannons (check them out if you haven't heard) and on their final stop of their New Zealand tour I visited them. Of...
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 08-15-2012
Replies: 1
Views: 1,424
Posted By EcoLeica
having some fun with a Instax camera

So my brothers are in a band called the King Cannons (look them up if you want some good dancing music!) and they came to town the other day as part of their New Zealand tour. I was lucky enough to...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-29-2012
Replies: 14
Views: 2,621
Posted By EcoLeica
Thanks for the kind comments guys! I am just...

Thanks for the kind comments guys! I am just loving the results..especially the grain!

totifoto if you are having a hard time and can be bothered you can mix up your own Rodinal fairly...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-29-2012
Replies: 14
Views: 2,621
Posted By EcoLeica
ummmm probably 5 seconds worth haha,,,im not sure...

ummmm probably 5 seconds worth haha,,,im not sure really
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-29-2012
Replies: 14
Views: 2,621
Posted By EcoLeica
ummm....well it started off at every 30sec but...

ummm....well it started off at every 30sec but then I got distracted and only managed every min...haha I'm terrible at trying to keep things constant :)
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-29-2012
Replies: 14
Views: 2,621
Posted By EcoLeica
M6, Tri-X, Rodinal and a Gasworks Museum

I live all the way in New Zealand...not a bad place to live I must say :) however getting film/chemicals/gear is always a bit of a hassle. Recently I have been trying to get my hands on some Rodinal...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-09-2012
Replies: 18
Views: 1,948
Posted By EcoLeica
Since I got some nice comments I thought I should...

Since I got some nice comments I thought I should post some other derby pics I had done a couple of months...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-09-2012
Replies: 18
Views: 1,948
Posted By EcoLeica
Yeah as long as I didn't get caught up in the...

Yeah as long as I didn't get caught up in the action, the refs are quiet happy for me to be in the middle of the track. I thought it might get slightly different perspective :) most of the other...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-09-2012
Replies: 18
Views: 1,948
Posted By EcoLeica
Yeah I finally discoered the other day that I...

Yeah I finally discoered the other day that I probably need to be wearing glasses for photography from now on...my focus accuracy is dramatically improved
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-09-2012
Replies: 18
Views: 1,948
Posted By EcoLeica
Thanks for the kind comments guys!

Thanks for the kind comments guys!
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-08-2012
Replies: 18
Views: 1,948
Posted By EcoLeica
Whoops didnt realize I didn;t actually put a 28mm...

Whoops didnt realize I didn;t actually put a 28mm pic in!

Here you go!

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8164/7525686802_d09463e10e_z.jpg
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-08-2012
Replies: 18
Views: 1,948
Posted By EcoLeica
Thanks Larry! yeah its is a lot of fun...cant...

Thanks Larry! yeah its is a lot of fun...cant wait to start being a referee for the girls down here. A very good excuse to get my skates one :)
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-08-2012
Replies: 18
Views: 1,948
Posted By EcoLeica
Weekend rollerderby with Leica M

Well since I am not quiet trained up to be a ref yet, I decided to try my luck with a camera. Needless to say a manual focus rangefinder probably wasn't the best choice but oh well I think I...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-02-2012
Replies: 4,649
Views: 1,321,512
Posted By EcoLeica
http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7183/6885575140_6449...

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7183/6885575140_64499219eb_z.jpg

shot with a Leica m6ttl, Voigtlander 40mm MC, Kodak Tri-X 400, developing in Ilford Microphem
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-02-2012
Replies: 4,649
Views: 1,321,512
Posted By EcoLeica
http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7100/7181272114_10d6...

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7100/7181272114_10d665e0a5_z.jpg

Leica m6ttl, Leica Elmarit 90mm, Kodak Portra 400 rated at 200asa
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 06-12-2012
Replies: 29
Views: 3,961
Posted By EcoLeica
lovely...people sometime like to see the little...

lovely...people sometime like to see the little details of the wedding! keep up the good work
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-04-2012
Replies: 2
Views: 725
Posted By EcoLeica
Yeah that was the first thing I did...no such luck

Yeah that was the first thing I did...no such luck
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-04-2012
Replies: 2
Views: 725
Posted By EcoLeica
Lightmeter fault in M6 TTL

Ok so the other day I got a nice sf20 flash for my leica M6 TTL...I found some batteries (curse you CR123!) and popped the flash on...one thing I noticed in TTL mode was that the iso was not matching...
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 04-30-2012
Replies: 23
Views: 11,973
Posted By EcoLeica
Hey Bjorn! Im a big fan of the Instax mini system...

Hey Bjorn! Im a big fan of the Instax mini system and I always have the camera with a couple of packs of film with me. I use to have a mini 7S like yours but I found a cheap second hand 50s (the new...
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-10-2012
Replies: 19
Views: 2,259
Posted By EcoLeica
Yes I am...its the only reason why I own a...

Yes I am...its the only reason why I own a digital camera at the moment. I have got a panasonic GH1 that has had its firmware hacked for a nice usable broadcast codec. Lovely images but to tell you...
Forum: Large Format Film RF 01-14-2012
Replies: 69
Views: 22,845
Posted By EcoLeica
Hey Garry, I have no idea of your budget but a...

Hey Garry, I have no idea of your budget but a lot of the good landscape photographers seem to swear by the Arca Swiss monorail cameras. Unlike other monorail cameras they are very light and...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 12-29-2011
Replies: 9
Views: 3,569
Posted By EcoLeica
great looking camera! now go out, take some...

great looking camera! now go out, take some photos and show us the results!
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 12-27-2011
Replies: 7
Views: 2,086
Posted By EcoLeica
cant wait to see the results!!!!!

cant wait to see the results!!!!!
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 12-24-2011
Replies: 22
Views: 2,608
Posted By EcoLeica
bloody brilliant!!! i approve :)

bloody brilliant!!! i approve :)
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 07-14-2011
Replies: 1
Views: 1,195
Posted By EcoLeica
GH1 with 90mm Elmar - Catch the Penguin!!

I recently got a GH1 with the intention of hacking it so I could do a bit of video work (cameraman by trade) and it never occurred to me to use it as a actual stills camera (due to my large dis-like...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 07-10-2011
Replies: 3
Views: 1,969
Posted By EcoLeica
the colony is at Taiaroa Head, dunedin, new...

the colony is at Taiaroa Head, dunedin, new zealand
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 07-09-2011
Replies: 3
Views: 1,969
Posted By EcoLeica
Wildlife photography with a Leica M

Well i have learned two important lessons last week.
1 - Kodak Ektar is wonderful
2 - A rangefinder camera is probably not the best choice for a wildlife camera

Anyway im currently employed by a TV...
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 06-20-2011
Replies: 1
Views: 924
Posted By EcoLeica
I have taken the leap....again

Ok even though I don't really enjoy digital photography at all, i have decided to take the plunge and have ordered myself a GH1 from B&H along with the top level fotodiox adapter for my M-lens (i...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-22-2011
Replies: 6
Views: 1,310
Posted By EcoLeica
Ultron or Hexanon 28mm? cannot decide!

Hello there! Im in the market for a 28mm lens (finally) and I cannot decide between the two options in my price market. Im not that fussed between the difference of f2.8 or f2 but I would like to...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-07-2011
Replies: 25
Views: 2,727
Posted By EcoLeica
I had a go the other day and rated it at 1600,...

I had a go the other day and rated it at 1600, then developed in Rodinal. I love this film!

http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5284/5207882055_0ff669f547_z.jpg
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 04-06-2011
Replies: 10
Views: 1,501
Posted By EcoLeica
Depending on how much time you are going to help...

Depending on how much time you are going to help the photographer I'd say its a good deal (you must have money to eat). Being able to use a studio space is a wonderful way to compensate you for your...
Forum: Sony NEX APS-C format 03-30-2011
Replies: 84
Views: 8,229
Posted By EcoLeica
"film photography is no longer an option for a...

"film photography is no longer an option for a commercial photographer"

Someone better tell Jose Villa, Riccis Valladares and Rodney Lough Jr this :)
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 02-22-2011
Replies: 44
Views: 7,263
Posted By EcoLeica
I completely agree with Tim, TMAX 3200 is such a...

I completely agree with Tim, TMAX 3200 is such a nice looking film when exposed at 1600 asa.

http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5284/5207882055_0ff669f547_z.jpg
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 02-09-2011
Replies: 0
Views: 626
Posted By EcoLeica
How to connect a S5 pro to a mac

OK i finally got my s5 pro in the mail today and have been playing around with some photos. However when I tried to connect my camera to my compy via usb...the camera just searches for the compy and...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-07-2011
Replies: 4
Views: 1,096
Posted By EcoLeica
its a great podcast which is very entertaining! I...

its a great podcast which is very entertaining! I suggest everyone have a listen to that or the insideanalog podcast.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 02-05-2011
Replies: 9
Views: 1,445
Posted By EcoLeica
good to hear! mostly wanted it to help kick start...

good to hear! mostly wanted it to help kick start my blog with some tutorials on film use and also have a decent camera for timelapsing
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 02-05-2011
Replies: 9
Views: 1,445
Posted By EcoLeica
Just got a Fujifilm S5 pro!!!

have slight buyers remorse now haha...damn that tricky trigger mouse button. I had a slew of nikon lens and I had heard nothing but good things with about this camera...not a bad first DSLR purchase
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-20-2011
Replies: 31
Views: 1,943
Posted By EcoLeica
I agree with DNG...Leica Ms are great for...

I agree with DNG...Leica Ms are great for weddings, it just involves a slightly different style of shooting. Check out Riccis http://www.riccisvalladares.com

He shoots weddings professionally with a...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-19-2011
Replies: 8
Views: 1,225
Posted By EcoLeica
cheers Keith!! they seem fine on my monitor...ahh...

cheers Keith!! they seem fine on my monitor...ahh the joys of the digital image haha
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-19-2011
Replies: 8
Views: 1,225
Posted By EcoLeica
My first and last roll of Kodachrome

Oh Dammit!!!! why didn't I listen to people and shoot some of this before. Anyway before I whack my head against the wall as an act of penance for not shooting some of thise stuff sooner, I present...
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-18-2011
Replies: 9,206
Views: 914,420
Posted By EcoLeica
custom made wetplate camera

custom made wetplate camera
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-28-2010
Replies: 15
Views: 1,427
Posted By EcoLeica
I recently swapped my Rolleicord Vb for a bronica...

I recently swapped my Rolleicord Vb for a bronica ETRS (Chrome version) setup and I have been blown away. It is such a nice camera to use (even though its a little loud) and the negatives are just...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-27-2010
Replies: 3
Views: 858
Posted By EcoLeica
A summer with my Bronica ETRs

My Leica M6 has gone in for repair after a slight disagreement between the sun and shutter curtains so Im down to just my Bronica for the last couple of weeks. I haven't had a decent chance to use it...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-26-2010
Replies: 3
Views: 771
Posted By EcoLeica
thank you for the kind comments :)

thank you for the kind comments :)
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-26-2010
Replies: 3
Views: 771
Posted By EcoLeica
My last hurrah with Neopan 1600

So i have only recently discovered the joys of highspeed black and white film and managed to snatch a couple rolls of neopan 1600 before the axe swung and it was discontinued. I ordered the film to...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 11-26-2010
Replies: 8
Views: 1,626
Posted By EcoLeica
Lovely shots Mcary!

Lovely shots Mcary!
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 11-26-2010
Replies: 13
Views: 1,556
Posted By EcoLeica
Love it! keep up the good work

Love it! keep up the good work
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 11-26-2010
Replies: 8
Views: 1,626
Posted By EcoLeica
Yeah I have just heard the news about the end of...

Yeah I have just heard the news about the end of Neopan :( However I have just tried out some KOdak Tmax 3200 (shot at 1600) and I have to say my fickle heart has fallen in love...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 11-26-2010
Replies: 8
Views: 1,626
Posted By EcoLeica
I have fallen in love with High Speed Film...feel sorry for my bank account

Hey all, I have recently been experimenting with Neopan 1600 and I have been loving the results! The grain is absolutely gorgeous and give the prints a drawing like quality....
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-26-2010
Replies: 95
Views: 6,342
Posted By EcoLeica
Its all in the eyes!!

Apparently the eyes are the window into the soul, so lets show of those shots with the alluring...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 10-16-2010
Replies: 6
Views: 1,371
Posted By EcoLeica
It was a blast! couldn't have gone any...

It was a blast! couldn't have gone any better...well maybe a few sales but I shouldn't complain! :)
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 10-15-2010
Replies: 6
Views: 1,371
Posted By EcoLeica
Scenes from my first exhibition!

Hey guys, I have mentioned on here before that I have just had my first exhibition here in sunny Dunedin, New Zealand so I thought it might be nice to share some photos of the night with you...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-11-2010
Replies: 4
Views: 744
Posted By EcoLeica
EOS 28 2.8 I should have added...thanks for the...

EOS 28 2.8 I should have added...thanks for the quick reply guys
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-11-2010
Replies: 4
Views: 744
Posted By EcoLeica
EOS lens compatability question!

Hey there I have a friend who has just gotten herself a EOS 450d (rebel) and wants to buy a 28mm 2.8 off keh.com. Im only familiar with nikon and leica gear, so can someone tell me if this lens will...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-05-2010
Replies: 17
Views: 1,577
Posted By EcoLeica
Thanks for the kind comments!

Thanks for the kind comments!
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-05-2010
Replies: 17
Views: 1,577
Posted By EcoLeica
I managed to get on local TV (Insert Evil Laugh)

My debut exhibition, 'Street Views' was chosen for the weekly arts story in my local town. Hopefully this might drum up some...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 10-04-2010
Replies: 13
Views: 5,304
Posted By EcoLeica
I love Agfapan 25!!!

Apparently this is Chris Weeks film of choice and I have to say after managing to score a couple of expired rolls from my mate and souping them through Rodinal I am amazed. I love this stuff and Im...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-22-2010
Replies: 4,649
Views: 1,321,512
Posted By EcoLeica
http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4094/4811203393_15b...

http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4094/4811203393_15b9b8be11_z.jpg

http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4099/4811839746_68375e1b0d.jpg

www.stevetingphotography.blogger.com
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 07-20-2010
Replies: 3
Views: 908
Posted By EcoLeica
Cheers Rob, love your work as well :)

Cheers Rob, love your work as well :)
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 07-20-2010
Replies: 3
Views: 908
Posted By EcoLeica
We did indeed! its always fun to play dress up...

We did indeed! its always fun to play dress up haha
Forum: Leica Q / CL/ T / X Series 07-20-2010
Replies: 9
Views: 3,272
Posted By EcoLeica
What a fantastic camera Nelson! and I love the...

What a fantastic camera Nelson! and I love the images too, keep up the good work
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 07-20-2010
Replies: 3
Views: 908
Posted By EcoLeica
Sofi's Ark - A few fun portraits with my leica

A classmate of mine dressed a few of our friends up as animals for a film about female mate selection and during the makeup time I managed to snap of a few portraits of the 'animals' with my beloved...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-01-2010
Replies: 18
Views: 1,856
Posted By EcoLeica
She will have so much fun with a Holga! but if...

She will have so much fun with a Holga! but if you do decide to buy one, make sure you get one of Randy from holgamods http://www.holgamods.com/
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 06-12-2010
Replies: 15
Views: 2,955
Posted By EcoLeica
If you like canon cameras as much as some people...

If you like canon cameras as much as some people enjoy Leica's then sure :)
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 06-09-2010
Replies: 12
Views: 2,629
Posted By EcoLeica
bwcolor - i tend to mostly shoot in landscape...

bwcolor - i tend to mostly shoot in landscape even for my portraits, I have a prism finder and the trigger winder if i need it, but i want to compact setup i can throw in my bag when i go for walks...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 06-08-2010
Replies: 12
Views: 2,629
Posted By EcoLeica
thanks for the links I will follow them up!

thanks for the links I will follow them up!
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-08-2010
Replies: 25
Views: 4,417
Posted By EcoLeica
Gah missed out on the M grip...oh well :) next...

Gah missed out on the M grip...oh well :) next time
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 06-08-2010
Replies: 12
Views: 2,629
Posted By EcoLeica
Where to find some bronica ETRs waistlevel finder

Hey all, I was just wondering if you could direct me towards somewhere where I could find a bronica etrs waistlevel finder? I don't really want to deal with ebay and it seems that KEH is currently...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 06-07-2010
Replies: 40
Views: 4,161
Posted By EcoLeica
Good lord this thread got resurrected! Yes Bgb I...

Good lord this thread got resurrected! Yes Bgb I have decided to sell it, It is not being used and I need to fund either a 28mm lens for my leica or complete my bornica etrs kit so I can finally get...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-07-2010
Replies: 28
Views: 3,389
Posted By EcoLeica
Leica IIIc stepper with 50mm Summar for $15 NZD...

Leica IIIc stepper with 50mm Summar for $15 NZD at local sally army
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 06-05-2010
Replies: 6
Views: 1,309
Posted By EcoLeica
Good work Franco, you have managed to get some...

Good work Franco, you have managed to get some wonderful color there!

http://stevetingphotography.blogspot.com
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 06-03-2010
Replies: 39
Views: 3,886
Posted By EcoLeica
I hope people love digital more...then maybe I...

I hope people love digital more...then maybe I can afford the contax 645 I have been lusting after :)



stevethingphotography.blogspot.com
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-03-2010
Replies: 6
Views: 1,161
Posted By EcoLeica
Processing your own black and white is dead easy...

Processing your own black and white is dead easy and I encourage you to try it for yourself. As leigh said developing tanks can be had for next to nothing these days and this site may be helpful to...
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 06-03-2010
Replies: 39
Views: 5,277
Posted By EcoLeica
Those are some wonderful shots David, keep up the...

Those are some wonderful shots David, keep up the good work!

stevetingphotography.blogspot.com
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 06-03-2010
Replies: 32
Views: 3,547
Posted By EcoLeica
I first heard about Riccis on the inside analog...

I first heard about Riccis on the inside analog radio podcast ( i suggest you all should listen to it, its a great podcast) . It was a wonderful interview that got me inspired to shoot, so much so...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-28-2010
Replies: 11
Views: 1,512
Posted By EcoLeica
Hi Brian, I actually don't have a camera made up...

Hi Brian, I actually don't have a camera made up at the moment. They seem ti disappear on me after each exposure, luckily I have a fair few black canisters with me!

you can view a similar camera...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-28-2010
Replies: 11
Views: 1,512
Posted By EcoLeica
Haha we don't hence the 3 and a 1/2 month...

Haha we don't hence the 3 and a 1/2 month exposure!
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-28-2010
Replies: 11
Views: 1,512
Posted By EcoLeica
I just won my first photography competition!

I just thought I would share the good news, seeing that site is a constant source of inspiration. The competition was nothing major (just a local one) but its nice to win something every now and...
Forum: Lomo / Diana / Holga / Pinhole / 05-25-2010
Replies: 176
Views: 32,733
Posted By EcoLeica
http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2720/4469673198_b91...

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2720/4469673198_b919ddc018.jpg
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 05-15-2010
Replies: 40
Views: 4,161
Posted By EcoLeica
The camera came in a ratty waltz case (long since...

The camera came in a ratty waltz case (long since gone) but in the back of the case was the original owners card from the importers, Ill have to dig it up sometime and scan it for you Tom. I wouldn't...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 05-15-2010
Replies: 40
Views: 4,161
Posted By EcoLeica
Tom, what does 'new bearing' refer to?

Tom, what does 'new bearing' refer to?
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 05-15-2010
Replies: 9
Views: 1,744
Posted By EcoLeica
wonderful I love the results! :)

wonderful I love the results! :)
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-15-2010
Replies: 15
Views: 1,556
Posted By EcoLeica
W/NW Dance!

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3372/4608160302_2a8a0584b7.jpg
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3011/4608160308_dd9bb1e10f.jpg

http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4010/4610570124_c806a51826.jpg
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 05-15-2010
Replies: 40
Views: 4,161
Posted By EcoLeica
right oh..my bad :)

right oh..my bad :)
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 05-14-2010
Replies: 40
Views: 4,161
Posted By EcoLeica
Hi Tom, ill get back to you with some photos...

Hi Tom, ill get back to you with some photos soon...as for the serial number it is 394377
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 05-14-2010
Replies: 40
Views: 4,161
Posted By EcoLeica
hey Bgb Im seriously leaning to the side of...

hey Bgb Im seriously leaning to the side of selling. Im currently penny pinching so I can invest in the voigtlander 28mm f2, pricey but I love a slightly fast lens and I really want a more modern...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-14-2010
Replies: 70
Views: 9,342
Posted By EcoLeica
The guys behind Lomo are nothing short of...

The guys behind Lomo are nothing short of genius...take normal colour negative film and re-roll it backwards to create redscale! then charge through the teeth for it haha. But as much as we might...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 05-13-2010
Replies: 40
Views: 4,161
Posted By EcoLeica
I should just say again that im a student with...

I should just say again that im a student with little money, let alone enough to buy a 28mm canon lens. Any money I manage to come by I am reserving for my m6 kit so I can start shooting more...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 05-12-2010
Replies: 40
Views: 4,161
Posted By EcoLeica
Thanks all, it might seem like a big decision but...

Thanks all, it might seem like a big decision but for some reason it is for me. I think im airing on the side of selling it so I can get closer to the 28mm I have been wanting to complete my kit.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 05-12-2010
Replies: 40
Views: 4,161
Posted By EcoLeica
I have no idea how much it is worth. $400 Usd is...

I have no idea how much it is worth. $400 Usd is a lot of money for a poor student trying to put a kit together. It was nice to use to begin with, but I will just not use it. The shooting experience...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 05-12-2010
Replies: 40
Views: 4,161
Posted By EcoLeica
Should I sell my IIIc stepper?

Hey guys and girls, I'm just wrestling with a decision and would like to get your opinion. Around about 5 years ago I discovered a leica IIIc at a local salvation army shop. Needless to say I was...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-07-2010
Replies: 3
Views: 1,546
Posted By EcoLeica
Thanks so much, Im really loving the big...

Thanks so much, Im really loving the big negatives!
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-06-2010
Replies: 3
Views: 1,546
Posted By EcoLeica
First shots from my Bronica ETRs

A month or so ago I managed to sell off my Rolleicord Vb, mostly because I wasn't entirely happy with the handling and needed something a bit more versatile for weddings and portrait sessions. So i...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 05-04-2010
Replies: 240
Views: 86,542
Posted By EcoLeica
I love this lens, just wished my leica m6 had...

I love this lens, just wished my leica m6 had 40mm framelines..gets a little annoying trying to guess the frame each time. Film was fujifilm pro400h rated at 200...
Forum: Help / Feedback forum 05-04-2010
Replies: 5
Views: 1,443
Posted By EcoLeica
Oh man that sucks David, I hope it does work out...

Oh man that sucks David, I hope it does work out for you
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-24-2010
Replies: 40
Views: 3,915
Posted By EcoLeica
http://steveting.files.wordpress.com/2008/04/child...

http://steveting.files.wordpress.com/2008/04/child.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-24-2010
Replies: 31
Views: 2,884
Posted By EcoLeica
http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2732/4486286490_76d...

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2732/4486286490_76d1f3cd62.jpg

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2799/4486274206_03470fcc22.jpg

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2515/4486259404_44623f5e82.jpg

http://farm...
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-16-2010
Replies: 40
Views: 7,724
Posted By EcoLeica
In case if any of you haven't heard kodak has...

In case if any of you haven't heard kodak has just released a new film stock for super 8...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-06-2010
Replies: 52
Views: 5,542
Posted By EcoLeica
I encourage anyone with a leica M to give a...

I encourage anyone with a leica M to give a wedding a go sometime! I find it a shame that few think the M is suited poorly for wedding snaps. Even though it isnt the quickest or most modern thing...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-06-2010
Replies: 10
Views: 1,287
Posted By EcoLeica
Its being sent off to be patched...hopefully that...

Its being sent off to be patched...hopefully that will work..if not i might have to send off shore for a replacement
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-06-2010
Replies: 52
Views: 5,542
Posted By EcoLeica
merciful....best compliment ever haha cheers

merciful....best compliment ever haha cheers
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-06-2010
Replies: 10
Views: 1,287
Posted By EcoLeica
Oh for peeps sake!

I cannot believe my luck....after scrimping and saving for several years I finally got my dream camera (leica m6ttl) and I have been enjoying it so much. However the last roll of film I got had the...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-04-2010
Replies: 52
Views: 5,542
Posted By EcoLeica
Thanks Mark, yes i would have covered the bride...

Thanks Mark, yes i would have covered the bride more but as I said in my first post I was one of two shooters for the wedding, with the other guy covering the bride
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-04-2010
Replies: 52
Views: 5,542
Posted By EcoLeica
M4-I-Love, Shooting a wedding with a rangefinder...

M4-I-Love, Shooting a wedding with a rangefinder was a lot of fun. Unlike the other photographer who was ladened with gear I was free to move around and get some natural shots because there seems to...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-04-2010
Replies: 52
Views: 5,542
Posted By EcoLeica
cheers to the kind comments people!

cheers to the kind comments people!
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-04-2010
Replies: 52
Views: 5,542
Posted By EcoLeica
Wow thanks Riccis Im absolutely stoked that you...

Wow thanks Riccis Im absolutely stoked that you enjoyed my photos! Funny thing is it was your interview on inside analog that spurned me on to get a Leica M and use it as a viable wedding camera. The...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-03-2010
Replies: 52
Views: 5,542
Posted By EcoLeica
Thanks Rob - no there was no change in the...

Thanks Rob - no there was no change in the development, I never tell my lab to push or pull a film. This is a common technique used by film based wedding photographers like Jose Villa and Leah...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-03-2010
Replies: 52
Views: 5,542
Posted By EcoLeica
I am absolutely floored by the kind comments from...

I am absolutely floored by the kind comments from this thread. Thank you all so very much!

Bingley - Yes I have heard of Riccis, im not sure about anyone else of this forum but im a avid listener of...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-03-2010
Replies: 52
Views: 5,542
Posted By EcoLeica
cheers kevin...will try and fix them tomorrow

cheers kevin...will try and fix them tomorrow
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-03-2010
Replies: 52
Views: 5,542
Posted By EcoLeica
I have my FE2 kit as my backup at the moment but...

I have my FE2 kit as my backup at the moment but a bessa body might be nice...if i had the money...haha its rough being a student and lusting after leica gear haha. Also I have a rolleicord Vb and...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-03-2010
Replies: 52
Views: 5,542
Posted By EcoLeica
Thank you Juan...I really enjoyed taking them....

Thank you Juan...I really enjoyed taking them. Funny thing was I always used to cringe at the idea of wedding photography but I have decided that it might be viable way to make some money...now if...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-03-2010
Replies: 52
Views: 5,542
Posted By EcoLeica
Cheers...very cool link I will have to look at...

Cheers...very cool link I will have to look at his stuff more often
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-03-2010
Replies: 52
Views: 5,542
Posted By EcoLeica
Jeff style? what you talkin about willis? haha...

Jeff style? what you talkin about willis? haha this is how I take photos...If anything I take my inspirations from Jose Villa and Leah McCormick. If I share a similar style with someone I guess we...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-03-2010
Replies: 52
Views: 5,542
Posted By EcoLeica
your most welcome :)

your most welcome :)
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-03-2010
Replies: 76
Views: 9,659
Posted By EcoLeica
I'm just waiting for my first ektar roll to come...

I'm just waiting for my first ektar roll to come back from the lab but i constantly use Fujifilm 400h rated at 200asa and any of the portra films work well. I think we are spoiled when it comes to...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-03-2010
Replies: 52
Views: 5,542
Posted By EcoLeica
I would have but my girlfriend made me say out...

I would have but my girlfriend made me say out loud that she is more important to me than my m6....gosh I hate lying haha. Thank you all for the comments!
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-03-2010
Replies: 52
Views: 5,542
Posted By EcoLeica
My first Leica Wedding!

Hello all! well I have just got the prints and negatives back from the lab and here are the results. I shot this using my Leica M6ttl with a 40mm Nokton and a 90mm Elmarit. The film used was fujifilm...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-23-2010
Replies: 60
Views: 3,514
Posted By EcoLeica
Whatever makes you happy :) I use film because...

Whatever makes you happy :) I use film because the current color negative films are just soooooooo good and I hate being in front of a computer!
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-21-2010
Replies: 13
Views: 3,775
Posted By EcoLeica
Good luck Sykotec! this might be helpful and I...

Good luck Sykotec! this might be helpful and I expect there are other threads like it on Apug.org http://www.apug.org/forums/forum40/16582-removing-remjet.html
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-21-2010
Replies: 13
Views: 3,775
Posted By EcoLeica
Yeah this stuff seems really amazing! It seemed a...

Yeah this stuff seems really amazing! It seemed a timely post since the discontinuation of the fujifilm 800z. If kodak ever decides to release this stuff without the remjet backing I will be gobbling...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-21-2010
Replies: 13
Views: 3,775
Posted By EcoLeica
Testing Kodak Vision 500T

Well we are all thankful that Kodak released ektar 100 and as we all know ektar was based off the vision series of cine movie film which have been praised throughout the industry for their ability to...
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 03-14-2010
Replies: 27
Views: 3,768
Posted By EcoLeica
Okay I should say that I have a SB-26 to borrow...

Okay I should say that I have a SB-26 to borrow If I need, unfortunately film is expensive and hard to find in this country so Im restricted to fujifilm 400h which I rate at 200 and a couple of rolls...
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 03-14-2010
Replies: 27
Views: 3,768
Posted By EcoLeica
How do you deal with overly bright sunny days?!

Hi all! I have been asked to help shoot a wedding over the weekend. Not the official portraits but just a photo documentary about the day (since we all arrive in the middle of nowhere on a train!)....
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-11-2010
Replies: 526
Views: 180,590
Posted By EcoLeica
Here is me with my recent acquired M6ttl and...

Here is me with my recent acquired M6ttl and Nokton 40mm

http://1.bp.blogspot.com/_giwU1x2oesM/S5CaYSYFMAI/AAAAAAAAAGQ/uxHesVU9KBc/s640/20660_333011482737_675782737_4810949_7208774_n.jpg
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 03-06-2010
Replies: 2
Views: 939
Posted By EcoLeica
Expired unopened liquid fix????

Hi there, I just raided the university medical darkroom and have found a completely unopned bottle of liquid agfafix. I would be a couple of years old now but I am wondering if the chemicals would...
Forum: Large Format Film RF 02-27-2010
Replies: 4
Views: 3,140
Posted By EcoLeica
4x5 bah! real men shoot 8x10...

4x5 bah! real men shoot 8x10 handheld!
http://shutterbug.com/equipmentreviews/medium_large_format/0507fotoman/
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-24-2010
Replies: 4,649
Views: 1,321,512
Posted By EcoLeica
http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2695/4385541033_d9c...

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2695/4385541033_d9c0624ce5_m.jpg
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 02-06-2010
Replies: 0
Views: 647
Posted By EcoLeica
NZ summertime snaps and my father getting tattooed

So during the Xmas break I traveled up to my parents house to spend several weeks in the warm summer of the coromandel. While there I managed to take several snaps in an effort to become more...
Forum: Tom Abrahamsson of RapidWinder.com 01-29-2010
Replies: 92
Views: 8,286
Posted By EcoLeica
Im going to agree with Keith, number 8 is very...

Im going to agree with Keith, number 8 is very classy, i would buy one of those!
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 01-10-2010
Replies: 7
Views: 1,550
Posted By EcoLeica
The impossible project (from what i have read)...

The impossible project (from what i have read) purchased the Netherlands factory and have been working hard to turn out a sx70-like film. Apparently the deal did not include the original formulas so...
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 01-10-2010
Replies: 7
Views: 1,550
Posted By EcoLeica
Polaroid hires new creative director

2010 seems to be shaping up as a interesting year for polaroid. With instant film back in the works and now they have named a new creative director....
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-26-2009
Replies: 15
Views: 1,792
Posted By EcoLeica
Holgas are so much fun and 120 film isnt as hard...

Holgas are so much fun and 120 film isnt as hard as you think! Trust me once you get those negatives back you will be blown away and pretty soon you will think that 35mm isnt good enough.

as for...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-13-2009
Replies: 4
Views: 1,032
Posted By EcoLeica
Hey Keith, never done one myself but here are the...

Hey Keith, never done one myself but here are the instructions to do them with the fujifilm instant pack films

http://www.freestylephoto.biz/fujifilmcreative.php?p=2
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-10-2009
Replies: 7,543
Views: 3,868,217
Posted By EcoLeica
http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2572/4175789422_66f...

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2572/4175789422_66f3aca3cb.jpg

After a good four years of lusting after everyones lovely Ms, I finally saved up enough scratch and got myself this lovely m6ttl from...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-10-2009
Replies: 26
Views: 3,695
Posted By EcoLeica
Alright, I have heard the praises of the 40mm but...

Alright, I have heard the praises of the 40mm but what about the 50mm?
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-10-2009
Replies: 26
Views: 3,695
Posted By EcoLeica
Hurrah! even more undecided! the 35mm...

Hurrah! even more undecided!
the 35mm modification looks easy but I would be really hesitant to try and do that myself. Maybe its just a matter of deprogramming the voice in my head saying 'lens +...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-10-2009
Replies: 26
Views: 3,695
Posted By EcoLeica
40mm or 50mm Nokton?

So my M6 will arrive int he post tomorrow and Im in the process of deciding what 'normal' lens I should get to kick start my m6 fun! At the moment I have slimmed it down to two lens the CV 40mm 1.4...
Forum: Lomo / Diana / Holga / Pinhole / 12-10-2009
Replies: 8
Views: 3,013
Posted By EcoLeica
Holgamod's holgas?

So my lovely girlfriend decided that I needed a birthday present and went and ordered me a holga from the holgamod site. Has anyone used one of his modded plastic gems? I would love to see the...
Forum: CSC : Digital Compact System Cameras - 12-06-2009
Replies: 2
Views: 1,574
Posted By EcoLeica
Yeah I have done a couple for my documentary I...

Yeah I have done a couple for my documentary I have just completed. Its pretty easy to do these days, thanks to digital, but I have to say gosh it is boring! sitting on the side of a river, getting...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 12-03-2009
Replies: 2
Views: 1,013
Posted By EcoLeica
Printing options for exhibition photos

Hi all, I have just been awarded a small grant to hold my first exhibition early next year and have been wondering what my options are for prints. I havent really had any of my properly printed over...
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-29-2009
Replies: 9
Views: 981
Posted By EcoLeica
For stop motion animation, you are most likely...

For stop motion animation, you are most likely going to need a remote shutter release. This will allow you trip the shutter, change your animation and trip the shutter again without touching the...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 11-29-2009
Replies: 21
Views: 1,447
Posted By EcoLeica
Lovely work Joe! I cannot wait to get mine, it...

Lovely work Joe! I cannot wait to get mine, it will be my first M lens!
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-27-2009
Replies: 17
Views: 2,330
Posted By EcoLeica
Thanks Keith, I didn't have to do it with...

Thanks Keith, I didn't have to do it with Freestyle before so I was a little confused when I got the email.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-27-2009
Replies: 17
Views: 2,330
Posted By EcoLeica
KEH.com and Overseas Credit Card?

Hi there, a couple of days ago I posted on the leica M forums how i finally ordered a M from KEH.com. A couple of days ago I got a email from Tim Smith saying they cannot verify my credit card and I...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-25-2009
Replies: 24
Views: 2,346
Posted By EcoLeica
I have been using a FE and a FE2 for the last...

I have been using a FE and a FE2 for the last several years. I use mine with a e series 1.8 and I have to say the results are rather nice. Can be used for almost anything, the swiss army knife of...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-25-2009
Replies: 33
Views: 2,253
Posted By EcoLeica
thank you all for your kind comments, its great...

thank you all for your kind comments, its great to have the support from the forum when things get tough. Its been a strange couple of days, very up and down. I woke up feeling fairly sorry for...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-25-2009
Replies: 33
Views: 2,253
Posted By EcoLeica
I'm actually quiet bummed out now...seeing as i...

I'm actually quiet bummed out now...seeing as i don't own a car that bike was my sole form of independent travel, its gunna seriously mess up my week
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-25-2009
Replies: 33
Views: 2,253
Posted By EcoLeica
great news! im soon to be even poorer now that I...

great news! im soon to be even poorer now that I have just found out someone has stolen my bike
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-25-2009
Replies: 33
Views: 2,253
Posted By EcoLeica
i know the feelin selloutboy, I have been picking...

i know the feelin selloutboy, I have been picking up various odd jobs etc and quietly salting it away for a rainy day. I always wanted a m6 but as i was saving I never thought I would reach my goal....
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-24-2009
Replies: 33
Views: 2,253
Posted By EcoLeica
I should say that one of the only reasons I can...

I should say that one of the only reasons I can afford it now is because of the strength of the NZD...its killing our export market but its wonderful if you need to buy something from the states
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-24-2009
Replies: 33
Views: 2,253
Posted By EcoLeica
a m7 would have been nice but a little out of my...

a m7 would have been nice but a little out of my price range, I also like the fact that the m6 is mechanical (minus the meter). It should be fun for a wedding im shooting early next year.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-24-2009
Replies: 33
Views: 2,253
Posted By EcoLeica
Yeah i know, I also have a leica IIIc which got...

Yeah i know, I also have a leica IIIc which got me started in rangefinder photography and as much as I love the vintage gear I always craved something a bit more predictable for photo documentary.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-24-2009
Replies: 33
Views: 2,253
Posted By EcoLeica
Two! haha man I would be sleeping under a bridge...

Two! haha man I would be sleeping under a bridge if i tried to own two. Funnily enough my classmates (armed with their d300s etc) think im absolutely mad...a film camera? no zooms!?
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-24-2009
Replies: 33
Views: 2,253
Posted By EcoLeica
should arrive on the 5th of Dec based on what KEH...

should arrive on the 5th of Dec based on what KEH said. probably a good thing that i don't have a lens for it yet, i should be writing my thesis haha.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-24-2009
Replies: 33
Views: 2,253
Posted By EcoLeica
leica m6ttl - two years in the making!

As the title said, two years of savings vanished today as I pushed the submit order on KEH.com. I am now waiting at the post box for my new (well actually BNG) leica m6ttl. I guess its not the most...
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-16-2009
Replies: 506
Views: 50,081
Posted By EcoLeica
http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2508/4108242157_92d...

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2508/4108242157_92dd44026a.jpg
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-16-2009
Replies: 506
Views: 50,081
Posted By EcoLeica
http://www.flickr.com/photos/steveting/4102135548/...

http://www.flickr.com/photos/steveting/4102135548/

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2635/4102135548_2b6304f174.jpg
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-11-2009
Replies: 20
Views: 1,867
Posted By EcoLeica
cheers for all the comments, I found a nice...

cheers for all the comments, I found a nice bargain M6ttl for around $1079 which seems like a good deal. Just trying to to pull together the funds and figure out the import tax i will have to pay in...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-10-2009
Replies: 20
Views: 1,867
Posted By EcoLeica
m6 or m6TTL

hello all, for the last 3 or 4 years that i have been visiting this forum i have been lusting after a decent M series camera. Well its tough to raise this kind of cash when you have been a full time...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 10-25-2009
Replies: 84
Views: 33,612
Posted By EcoLeica
hey Keith, I might be upgrading to a epson V700...

hey Keith, I might be upgrading to a epson V700 next year from my Canoscan 8600f. What are the medium format holders like? I am forever having trouble with them on the canoscan

Cheers
Steve
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-16-2009
Replies: 506
Views: 50,081
Posted By EcoLeica
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Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 10-14-2009
Replies: 26
Views: 5,283
Posted By EcoLeica
i would use the sports finder but i dont feel...

i would use the sports finder but i dont feel that great about not being able to focus properly with it.
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 10-14-2009
Replies: 26
Views: 5,283
Posted By EcoLeica
Yeah I do like the low profile shots...sometimes,...

Yeah I do like the low profile shots...sometimes, I really want to change my shots a bit and this seems like a fairly inexpensive way of doing it..its about trying to create some variety
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 10-14-2009
Replies: 26
Views: 5,283
Posted By EcoLeica
Your experiences with the Rollei Prism

Hey all, I have been thinking about getting a prism finder for my rolleicord Vb for a while now. The reason for the prism is that I want to get into more portrait work and I'm short...making...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-09-2009
Replies: 40
Views: 7,724
Posted By EcoLeica
it really depends on your budget and what you are...

it really depends on your budget and what you are planning on doing. The canons mentioned above are great but they can be quiet pricey. My suggestion and one that is popular with other super 8 cine...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 10-08-2009
Replies: 65
Views: 10,269
Posted By EcoLeica
I'm going to agree with Benjamin and gilpen123...

I'm going to agree with Benjamin and gilpen123 and suggest the Sekonic L-308s. I have the 308b (without screen illumination) and its a fine meter to work with. Tiny, light and only runs on one AA...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 08-05-2009
Replies: 17
Views: 8,806
Posted By EcoLeica
well im going to go against the grain and put my...

well im going to go against the grain and put my vote for the rolleicord. I love its light weight, very sharp lens and I find it much simpler to use and double exposures! if you like that
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 08-05-2009
Replies: 2
Views: 1,541
Posted By EcoLeica
metering for cine film?

hey all, i know this isn't exactly rangefinder related (maybe 5 degrees of seperation) but i have just gotten into super 8 filming and have joined the kodachrome project after being given 10 films...
Forum: Lomo / Diana / Holga / Pinhole / 08-01-2009
Replies: 1
Views: 2,629
Posted By EcoLeica
flash adapter for original Diana

Hey all, Ive got a nice original Diana F (not the lomo re-release) and would love to have the chance to use flash to take photos. Ive been looking at getting one of the lomo flash adapters...
Forum: Lomo / Diana / Holga / Pinhole / 07-27-2009
Replies: 13
Views: 2,807
Posted By EcoLeica
unfortunately I didnt fix mine, not sure if you...

unfortunately I didnt fix mine, not sure if you can. The instructions i read said to remove the paper in subdued light and then scan. There is no fixing stage that i know of, just dont leave the...
Forum: Lomo / Diana / Holga / Pinhole / 07-27-2009
Replies: 13
Views: 2,807
Posted By EcoLeica
wow, i put this thread up ages ago and forgot...

wow, i put this thread up ages ago and forgot about it. Yes the paper I used was standard darkroom B&W printing paper. You actually get do a negative of sorts Rob. The paper comes out with a inverted...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 07-15-2009
Replies: 2
Views: 922
Posted By EcoLeica
congrats on the recent purchase! i myself got a...

congrats on the recent purchase! i myself got a rolleicord Vb several months ago and i love it, far easier to use than my automat
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 06-28-2009
Replies: 5
Views: 1,198
Posted By EcoLeica
im just checking out SK Grimes. I have a cokin...

im just checking out SK Grimes. I have a cokin 72mm filter for my HDV camera and it is just a little too big!
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 06-28-2009
Replies: 5
Views: 1,198
Posted By EcoLeica
custom step-up rings?

it really is the little things that annoy me...such as when you sink a decent amount of money into a super 8 camera (nalcom FTL 1000) when you realize that it doesnt come with a lens cap. Normally...
Forum: Off Topic 06-13-2009
Replies: 0
Views: 433
Posted By EcoLeica
Making a short film in the space of 48hrs?

Not a burning question for rangefinder fans out there, but I thought i might offer a welcoming distraction for all of those who should be doing work of some kind...

Every year in our small country...
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