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Forum: Help / Feedback forum 07-04-2012
Replies: 2,235
Sticky: User Feedback
Views: 252,559
Posted By umboody
User: wojtek Comment: Super quick delivery and...

User: wojtek
Comment: Super quick delivery and item just as described (if not better). Very happy indeed!
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 04-02-2011
Replies: 0
Views: 1,276
Posted By umboody
Summilux 25/1.4 and Panasonic GF2 - will it work?

I'm a little bit confused here and don't want to shell out the money until I know for sure - will the Panasonic/Leica Summilux 25/1.4 4/3 lens work on my Micro 4/3 Panasonic GF2? Does it need an...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-20-2011
Replies: 31
Views: 5,377
Posted By umboody
This is really useful info guys, really...

This is really useful info guys, really appreciate it.



Wishful thinking I reckon. The digital scan will only record that black and White info. The colour is added to the slides during development...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-20-2011
Replies: 31
Views: 5,377
Posted By umboody
Oh yeah, Velvia is a gorgeous film. It's just...

Oh yeah, Velvia is a gorgeous film. It's just that now I've got 23 rolls of Kodachrome and I want to see what I can with it...



That's pretty good, just what I was hoping for from the black and...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-20-2011
Replies: 31
Views: 5,377
Posted By umboody
Unfortunately, no. But I just need to find one...

Unfortunately, no. But I just need to find one that would be happy to hand out dangerous chemicals to me. Sure they've got no issues with handing out cyanide-based chemicals to the general...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-20-2011
Replies: 31
Views: 5,377
Posted By umboody
I wonder if anyone has actually done that...

I wonder if anyone has actually done that though... I've heard stories of people buying Kodachrome processing machines, but they never really seemed to do anything with them. Perhaps they have and...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-20-2011
Replies: 31
Views: 5,377
Posted By umboody
The Kodachrome Revival Project

I was recently given 23 expired rolls of Kodachrome 64 at work. I discovered the magic of Kodachrome last year, and although I shot quite a few rolls of Kodachrome towards the end of it's life, it...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-20-2010
Replies: 18
Views: 2,943
Posted By umboody
It's an odd lens price wise. Sometimes can go for...

It's an odd lens price wise. Sometimes can go for a lot, sometimes very little. I'd say $500 is a fair price, but you could possibly get one cheaper if you're willing to wait around.
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 11-15-2010
Replies: 23
Views: 2,816
Posted By umboody
Excellent work throughout. And from a graphic...

Excellent work throughout. And from a graphic designer point of view, superb! Keep up the great work!
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 11-12-2010
Replies: 1
Views: 1,771
Posted By umboody
Issues with Fotospeed FD10 Developer

We have a basic darkroom at work which I use once a week to process a film or two. In this example, I used Tri-X 400 pushed to 1600ISO, souped in Fotospeed FD10 Developer which I had prepared from...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-09-2010
Replies: 45
Views: 3,606
Posted By umboody
When I first switched to fully manual, I still...

When I first switched to fully manual, I still had to rely on a metering system for a while. In this situation, I probably wouldn't use an M3 indoors and would take my M6 instead. But once you get an...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 11-09-2010
Replies: 97
Views: 6,726
Posted By umboody
I shoot more from the waist because it suits my...

I shoot more from the waist because it suits my neck strap better. I'm starting to use this technique more when walking around. Wide angle lens, around 1/60th second, produces some interesting...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 11-06-2010
Replies: 96
Views: 5,829
Posted By umboody
I can't carry my camera around with me all the...

I can't carry my camera around with me all the time as I work in a school. Wouldn't go down well...

But I always have my M6 in my coat pocket whenever weather conditions allow. I always think that...
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 11-05-2010
Replies: 12
Views: 2,172
Posted By umboody
If you're worried about focusing all the time, it...

If you're worried about focusing all the time, it might be worth looking at the Super-Wide Heliar range. I've just started using a 15/4.5 on my Leica M6 and I hardly ever need to touch the focus...
Forum: Fixed Lens 35mm RF 11-04-2010
Replies: 35
Views: 3,922
Posted By umboody
I should think the vast majority of people don't...

I should think the vast majority of people don't know too much about photography would consider me as 'just another lunatic with a useless film camera' just because they're too used to their digital...
Forum: Xpan & Other Panoramics 11-04-2010
Replies: 45
Views: 9,147
Posted By umboody
Gorgeous colour shots. Portra is perfect for...

Gorgeous colour shots. Portra is perfect for weddings!
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 11-04-2010
Replies: 116
Views: 9,664
Posted By umboody
Most artists create representations of things,...

Most artists create representations of things, whereas most photographers produce exact likenesses. But, as images in this thread have proved, this is not always the case.
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 11-02-2010
Replies: 2
Views: 874
Posted By umboody
I think you're using the wrong stirring rod

I think you're using the wrong stirring rod
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 11-02-2010
Replies: 14
Views: 1,665
Posted By umboody
Same here, I think some ham-fisted pillock at the...

Same here, I think some ham-fisted pillock at the office made a hash of that. Not sure what the policies are like on Amazon, but surely if a seller puts that price up, they have to sell it to us at...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 11-02-2010
Replies: 37
Views: 15,936
Posted By umboody
Charmouth is where I'm currently based. Small...

Charmouth is where I'm currently based. Small world.
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 11-02-2010
Replies: 14
Views: 1,665
Posted By umboody
Glad I got there in time. I expect the influx of...

Glad I got there in time. I expect the influx of sales was probably brought about from here. I just hope they still agree to sell it to me at that price...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 11-02-2010
Replies: 14
Views: 1,665
Posted By umboody
As have I. The seller cannot demand that you pay...

As have I. The seller cannot demand that you pay an extra £100 on top of the price they have advertised to sell at. Customer rights and all that...
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-01-2010
Replies: 6
Views: 896
Posted By umboody
If you're looking for something fun and not too...

If you're looking for something fun and not too serious, I would say something like an OM10 or a completely auto Nikon F body would be ideal. But if you think they want to get into it more seriously,...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-25-2010
Replies: 91
Views: 5,807
Posted By umboody
I think street photography is seeing a bit of a...

I think street photography is seeing a bit of a revive at the moment. There certainly seem to be a lot of them around taking photos in New York. Many would argue that the Leica is the best tool for...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-25-2010
Replies: 154
Views: 27,833
Posted By umboody
Looks like I'm in the minority, but I always...

Looks like I'm in the minority, but I always prefered the rangefinder on the M3. Plus it was my first Leica so I guess I am a little biased in that respect.
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 10-24-2010
Replies: 8
Views: 1,896
Posted By umboody
From my recollection, the lens was nice and...

From my recollection, the lens was nice and clear.



Indeed, my heart was actually racing when I stepped in and saw the kind of stuff he had in there. I was used to less than a dozen film cameras in...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 10-24-2010
Replies: 8
Views: 1,896
Posted By umboody
The guy there is always very fair. He sold me an...

The guy there is always very fair. He sold me an Olympus XA for a fiver, but said I could bring it back for a refund if I could not get it to work. That's another one of my little projects at the...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 10-24-2010
Replies: 8
Views: 1,896
Posted By umboody
Rolleicord 3.5 Triotar for £20 - worth it?

My local old camera shop has a Rolleicord that's seen better days for a snip at £20. It's a bit rusty in places and the slow speeds below 1/5 are a bit off. But mechanically it is smooth and there's...
Forum: RFF Polls 10-22-2010
Replies: 2,992
Views: 1,791,179
Posted By umboody
I plan on breaking and entering into an abandoned...

I plan on breaking and entering into an abandoned railway viaduct and an abandoned chalk quarry nearby. 35mm, Kodachrome in my M6, Tri-X 400 in my M3, digital for some evil HDR shots. Nice test for...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-22-2010
Replies: 32
Views: 5,734
Posted By umboody
I used my M3 extensively before the M6. Sunny 16...

I used my M3 extensively before the M6. Sunny 16 has really helped me get a good rough idea of correct daylight exposures, something I wouldn't have picked up quite so well with relying on the M6's...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 10-21-2010
Replies: 6
Views: 1,569
Posted By umboody
I've had a few rolls of 160NC developed at...

I've had a few rolls of 160NC developed at Tescos. Never again. Erratic results, destroys the unique quality of the film. My best results have come from Davies Colour in Cardiff. Can't go wrong with...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-21-2010
Replies: 32
Views: 5,734
Posted By umboody
The M3 would be a better tool for learning. But...

The M3 would be a better tool for learning. But if you want to get serious straight away, the right choice would be an M6. I now own both, and the natural progression from the M3 was the M6. Just...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 10-21-2010
Replies: 10
Views: 5,618
Posted By umboody
I wouldn't make a choice based purely on size....

I wouldn't make a choice based purely on size. The difference is pretty negligible between the two. And if you like wide lenses, do as Joe says and have some fun with a 21 or even a 15 or 12. I'm...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-20-2010
Replies: 21
Views: 2,074
Posted By umboody
I can vouch for the 35/2.5. Superb, cheap, sharp...

I can vouch for the 35/2.5. Superb, cheap, sharp compact lens. As mentioned before, you could use one body for colour and one for black and white, or two different speeds of film. It's all down to...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 10-20-2010
Replies: 33
Views: 5,659
Posted By umboody
If I were in your shoes, the issue I would have...

If I were in your shoes, the issue I would have would be the necessity to process the film for the story's deadline. If the newspaper company you are looking at has its own photographic lab, all's...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 10-19-2010
Replies: 11
Views: 3,950
Posted By umboody
I've ended up doing the same thing in that I've...

I've ended up doing the same thing in that I've sold the CV 40/1.4 that accompanied my M6. I just didn't feel comfortable not having accurate framelines on my camera. It's perfect with a Bessa R3...
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 10-18-2010
Replies: 24
Views: 8,354
Posted By umboody
That is one very nice lens. Great shots!

That is one very nice lens. Great shots!
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-18-2010
Replies: 71
Views: 4,413
Posted By umboody
Because I only scan one roll per session (because...

Because I only scan one roll per session (because that's usually the amount I develop and shoot in a week), it's not too bad. I find other stuff to do at the same time.
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE - Film 10-18-2010
Replies: 11
Views: 2,403
Posted By umboody
I haven't shot much on my Nokton 40/1.4 SC (which...

I haven't shot much on my Nokton 40/1.4 SC (which I've just recently sold), but I've never really had any issues with it flaring under normal working conditions.
Forum: RFF Polls 10-18-2010
Replies: 34
Views: 3,521
Posted By umboody
I have use of one in my work place and I usually...

I have use of one in my work place and I usually shoot about a roll of film a week, so I spend lunchtime one day a week devving film :)
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-16-2010
Replies: 35
Views: 3,032
Posted By umboody
I think I am going to find it difficult to shoot...

I think I am going to find it difficult to shoot a roll of film every week, seeing as I work 6 days a week and have little time to go out and do some street photography. But I'm determined to create...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 10-15-2010
Replies: 590
Views: 68,201
Posted By umboody
Got an Olympus XA last weekend for £5. Needs a...

Got an Olympus XA last weekend for £5. Needs a bit of work but not bad if you ask me...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 10-14-2010
Replies: 41
Views: 14,559
Posted By umboody
Nice lens. You'll have a lot of fun playing about...

Nice lens. You'll have a lot of fun playing about with this one. I'm looking to acquire one shortly...
Forum: RFF Polls 10-14-2010
Replies: 39
Views: 6,459
Posted By umboody
From what I've heard and seen, as well as my...

From what I've heard and seen, as well as my experiences with an Elmar 90/4, it really isn't worth spending money on an f4 when you can save up for the Tele-Elmarit. That's what I'm currently doing...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 10-14-2010
Replies: 202
Views: 78,753
Posted By umboody
Black because it's less conspicuous on the street.

Black because it's less conspicuous on the street.
Forum: Olympus RF 10-13-2010
Replies: 2
Views: 1,292
Posted By umboody
Stuck shutter on an XA

I acquired an Olympus XA this weekend from a local camera shop. It came with all the original manuals and paperwork, a case and, of course, the camera. Marked as not working, but I thought a bargain...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 10-12-2010
Replies: 33
Views: 2,946
Posted By umboody
As people have said, there are some days which...

As people have said, there are some days which are a write-off to begin with. I think you've just got to keep your eye out for something without building up one's hopes of it actually happening. You...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-12-2010
Replies: 26
Views: 9,400
Posted By umboody
I don't own an M3 SS myself, but I can compare it...

I don't own an M3 SS myself, but I can compare it to my Leica M6, which I presume has a similar feel to it. And, to be honest, it doesn't make that much of a difference to me. I like the action of...
Forum: RFF Polls 10-12-2010
Replies: 15
Views: 1,120
Posted By umboody
I'm trying to hit the equivalent of two rolls of...

I'm trying to hit the equivalent of two rolls of 35mm a week. Taking my camera everywhere and I usually find something to take a picture of...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-12-2010
Replies: 12
Views: 1,214
Posted By umboody
A similar argument is raging on the Street...

A similar argument is raging on the Street Photography Now Project Flickr group. Luckily, none of the photos you have posted were taken in people's houses or gardens. Not sure if I would count them...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 10-12-2010
Replies: 3
Views: 901
Posted By umboody
I got my last load from Boots in the UK. They'd...

I got my last load from Boots in the UK. They'd put the price down to £4 a roll to clear it off the shelves. Combine that with the 3 for 2 offer, I got myself a bargain. Since then, I have not seen...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-10-2010
Replies: 10
Views: 826
Posted By umboody
It's something for me to think about as well....

It's something for me to think about as well. I've got a few rolls left, but if I wait much longer, chances to use it will pass me by. I would like to shoot something that would contribute to my...
Forum: Travel 10-08-2010
Replies: 336
Views: 43,243
Posted By umboody
Really very nice work indeed.

Really very nice work indeed.
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 10-08-2010
Replies: 103
Views: 9,194
Posted By umboody
I tend to go in and out of collecting cameras...

I tend to go in and out of collecting cameras purely for the sake of it. I only use three cameras max, but have over twenty. When finances dictate, I have to sell some of them, but generally this...
Forum: RFF Polls 10-08-2010
Replies: 23
Views: 2,185
Posted By umboody
I could see myself making money from it, but I...

I could see myself making money from it, but I can't at the moment because of other work commitments.
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 10-06-2010
Replies: 16
Views: 3,883
Posted By umboody
I'm currently using an SC and the results I am...

I'm currently using an SC and the results I am getting are very nice for black and white work. In my eyes, it's a decision you have to make based on the amount of black and white you are going to be...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-06-2010
Replies: 6
Views: 1,265
Posted By umboody
She's old for an M6. My counterpart M3 is from...

She's old for an M6. My counterpart M3 is from the early sixties and it works as well as the day it left the factory.

The finder hasn't got any worse yet so I'm holding out for the moment.
Forum: Scale Focus 35's 10-05-2010
Replies: 124
Views: 34,839
Posted By umboody
Touché. My phase of lomography has passed and I...

Touché. My phase of lomography has passed and I probably produced far too many out of focus images on it when I forgot about the switch on the side...
Forum: Scale Focus 35's 10-04-2010
Replies: 124
Views: 34,839
Posted By umboody
Don't get me wrong, it's a great camera with...

Don't get me wrong, it's a great camera with great optics at a great price. It's just I never really got along with any scale-focus 35mm cameras.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-04-2010
Replies: 6
Views: 1,265
Posted By umboody
The serial number dates it as one of the first...

The serial number dates it as one of the first 10,000 made, from 1985, so it is old in that respect. A CLA will come all in the goodness of time. I want to get used to it first before I can consider...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 10-03-2010
Replies: 488
Views: 128,415
Posted By umboody
It has been HP5+, purely because its flexibility...

It has been HP5+, purely because its flexibility and price. But I've found Tri-X for cheaper and have just bought 10 rolls to put through my recently acquired Leica M6, so I look forward to seeing if...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-03-2010
Replies: 6
Views: 1,265
Posted By umboody
Slight Issue With M6 Rangefinder

I recently got a bit of a bargain user M6 from evilBay. £600 for a black M6 "Classic" - can't complain there.

Everything functions nicely. It's even in good cosmetic condition, with only minimal...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 10-01-2010
Replies: 51
Views: 4,751
Posted By umboody
I had a Bessa R as my first serious rangefinder....

I had a Bessa R as my first serious rangefinder. It served a purpose for a while, but I started to grow tired of its lightweight plastics and limit of only LTM lenses. If you can get over that, it's...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-01-2010
Replies: 17
Views: 2,341
Posted By umboody
A song indeed. I'm sure you'll get a lot of...

A song indeed. I'm sure you'll get a lot of enjoyment shooting with it.
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-10-2010
Replies: 82
Views: 4,252
Posted By umboody
We're currently forecast for around 30C this...

We're currently forecast for around 30C this coming week, too hot for England. I still plan to take a camera with me, but I'll probably switch to something lighter than my normal SLR or Leica kit.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-10-2010
Replies: 11
Views: 1,365
Posted By umboody
Speaking from a purely design point-of-view, I...

Speaking from a purely design point-of-view, I think there are too many fonts on the front page. I count six with body text. Have a sit down and look at the site and take out the fonts you don't deem...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-30-2010
Replies: 488
Views: 128,415
Posted By umboody
Ilford HP5 because of its forgiving nature,...

Ilford HP5 because of its forgiving nature, lovely contrast and every time I go back to it, it makes me smile.
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-08-2010
Replies: 88
Views: 5,398
Posted By umboody
Student budget means I've only got 2 HP5 35mm...

Student budget means I've only got 2 HP5 35mm films, but waiting for delivery of 20x Rollei Retro 100 on special offer. As for colour, got goodness knows how many Ektachrome and Elite Chrome for my...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-07-2009
Replies: 3
Views: 867
Posted By umboody
It will become part of a poster and maybe a book...

It will become part of a poster and maybe a book of people's work (with their permission of course). All credit will be given and, if it goes into production, a percentage of profit will go to those...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-07-2009
Replies: 3
Views: 867
Posted By umboody
What is your favourite film camera and why

Hi folks,

As part of the current project I am doing, Upgrade to Film, I am looking to find out what people's favourite cameras are and why. A picture of your camera, face-on, would be ideal, as well...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 12-01-2009
Replies: 17
Views: 2,145
Posted By umboody
Beautiful pictures. You tell a photographic story...

Beautiful pictures. You tell a photographic story excellently!
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 11-24-2009
Replies: 12
Views: 1,355
Posted By umboody
Kodachrome - shoot or save?

I'm planning to do a project paying homage to Kodachrome. No real set subject, just images that catch my eye and hopefully show off the beauty of this soon-to-be gone film. Stocks are limited and...
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-13-2009
Replies: 32
Views: 2,857
Posted By umboody
Right, quick update on this one. The project...

Right, quick update on this one. The project hasn't got going just yet, but I have set up a Twitter page here: http://twitter.com/upgradetofilm and a Facebook grooup page here:...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 09-28-2009
Replies: 6
Views: 985
Posted By umboody
Superb images, especially considering it was your...

Superb images, especially considering it was your first go at developing yourself. Keep up the good work. Love number 3!
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-28-2009
Replies: 32
Views: 2,857
Posted By umboody
Cheers for the great feedback so far. I didn't...

Cheers for the great feedback so far. I didn't mean to cause an argument here. I can see a lot of people have a lot of different preferences and it has opened my eyes to the problems it could cause...
Forum: RFF Polls 09-27-2009
Replies: 204
Views: 32,363
Posted By umboody
I've been relatively lucky with my eBay...

I've been relatively lucky with my eBay purchases. I have had a few dogs (like a box of old camera equipment, none of which was working in any shape or form). But the majority of stuff I've bought (a...
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-27-2009
Replies: 32
Views: 2,857
Posted By umboody
Upgrade to Film

Hey guys,

Just wanted to ask your opinion on something. I'm a third year Graphic Design student at university. For this year, our final year of study, we have to design and produce one major...
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-23-2009
Replies: 16
Views: 1,782
Posted By umboody
I replied on your post. I don't have a specific...

I replied on your post. I don't have a specific project to work on as of yet, but I'll definitely find it very useful. Thanks for the generosity of your offer! :)
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-21-2009
Replies: 45
Views: 3,635
Posted By umboody
First time I took my M3 out, I got some guy...

First time I took my M3 out, I got some guy saying he had "an old camera like that" and proceeded to tell me it was a Zenit. Bit of a difference between a German rangefinder and a huge heavy Russian...
Forum: RFF Polls 09-20-2009
Replies: 230
Views: 32,787
Posted By umboody
When I know there's going to be something...

When I know there's going to be something interesting to shoot, I usually lug along my M3. If it's just a normal day, I carry a Lomo LC-A or something similar just in case something interesting...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-06-2009
Replies: 8
Views: 1,232
Posted By umboody
I've got one as well, but it was rusty and ripped...

I've got one as well, but it was rusty and ripped off the original black paint on my Bessa. Needless to say it hasn't been used since...
Forum: RFF Polls 08-10-2009
Replies: 303
Views: 127,793
Posted By umboody
I'd have to agree with those saying the Yashica,...

I'd have to agree with those saying the Yashica, although I got the GT model (similar, but more expensive). You can't really go wrong with them - fast sharp prime lens, great bright viewfinder, and...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-30-2009
Replies: 76
Views: 5,128
Posted By umboody
Another vote for ModelMayhem. You'd be surprised...

Another vote for ModelMayhem. You'd be surprised how helpful, friendly and local people are on there. Sign up, upload a few photos and you'll be on your way to meeting new models in no time!
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-11-2009
Replies: 590
Views: 68,201
Posted By umboody
My bargain finds are sadly lacking the punch of...

My bargain finds are sadly lacking the punch of most of the stuff on here. I did however find a Mamiya C3 TLR camera, a bit bashed with a broken focusing screen and no hood, but completely usable,...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 06-08-2009
Replies: 4
Views: 843
Posted By umboody
Paint chipping and the best way to patch it up

Hey it's me again. I got my Bessa R a few weeks ago and in my rush to get it out into the field, I stupidly attached some metal strap lugs to it. Needless to say, within a few hours this had...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-08-2009
Replies: 96
Views: 48,534
Posted By umboody
Would be pretty difficult to program I'm...

Would be pretty difficult to program I'm guessing, but I presume it would be cheaper than getting a dedicated lightmeter. Wouldn't trust it for professional use though...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 06-07-2009
Replies: 21
Views: 1,962
Posted By umboody
Can't believe how much that eBay auction came to...

Can't believe how much that eBay auction came to - £220 with delivery. Now you see how expensive things are here in the UK...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 06-07-2009
Replies: 21
Views: 1,962
Posted By umboody
Does that mean you want to buy one as well? I...

Does that mean you want to buy one as well? I noticed you were interested in the Color Skopar on the Classifieds.



Yeh I'll have to keep an eye on that one, see how much it goes for. Cheers guys,...
Forum: Olympus RF 06-07-2009
Replies: 4
Views: 1,373
Posted By umboody
I had an RC for a while, sold it rather stupidly...

I had an RC for a while, sold it rather stupidly for no money at all. Nowadays, here in the UK, the RDs can fetch upwards of £100, so at that price, it's a bargain. But I'm not really sure what it...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 06-07-2009
Replies: 21
Views: 1,962
Posted By umboody
Yeah, I've heard some horror stories about the...

Yeah, I've heard some horror stories about the Jupiter 12 with the Bessas... don't really want to risk it if it's going to break my camera... Aye, I've kept an eye out for those Color Skopars,...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 06-07-2009
Replies: 21
Views: 1,962
Posted By umboody
Best budget LTM lens for a Bessa R

Hey everyone. New here, just got myself a Bessa R off eBay, satisfying my need for a real quality metered RF. Now I have the problem of a quality lens...

It's currently mated with an old 50/2...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 06-07-2009
Replies: 31
Views: 2,360
Posted By umboody
Yeh, I'd agree with the others, if you're not...

Yeh, I'd agree with the others, if you're not convinced by the deal, it's a lot of money to pay for something you're not 100% sure about. I'm sure there are better deals out there...
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