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Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 09-01-2017
Replies: 36
Views: 1,962
Posted By bakemono
I have the red scale 3.5 and used to have the...

I have the red scale 3.5 and used to have the modern elmar-m 2.8.
Imho, the older lens has nicer rendering, the modern one was very contrasty and felt too harsh from time to time.
Sharpness wise at...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 08-09-2017
Replies: 128
Views: 10,141
Posted By bakemono
ltm f3.5 http://i.imgur.com/b7NqH5k.jpg

ltm f3.5

http://i.imgur.com/b7NqH5k.jpg
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 08-05-2017
Replies: 147
Views: 52,736
Posted By bakemono
I love both, but Elmar has the edge as it always...

I love both, but Elmar has the edge as it always renders in a very pleasant way. Summitar's cat's eye bokeh can be distracting sometimes.

Red scale elmar...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-31-2017
Replies: 37
Views: 1,882
Posted By bakemono
Thanks for the tips everyone! I know the photo...

Thanks for the tips everyone!

I know the photo is not a good shot technically, but it seemed to illustrate my problem very well. I really didn't like foma400 from the single roll I've shot. Here is...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-30-2017
Replies: 37
Views: 1,882
Posted By bakemono
Are you completely sure about this? It may not...

Are you completely sure about this? It may not lighten directly, but I think it would appear lighter by contrast, ie wouldn't it let through more blue color than the others, thus darkening non-blue...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-30-2017
Replies: 37
Views: 1,882
Posted By bakemono
Interesting, so what is the point of publishing...

Interesting, so what is the point of publishing these sensitivity graphs, if there is no standard for the light source used?
In my experience Ilford films also have this heightened red sensitivity in...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-29-2017
Replies: 37
Views: 1,882
Posted By bakemono
Yes, red filter would just make reds even...

Yes, red filter would just make reds even brighter, the blue one one the other hand would brighten the sky which already is too bright most of the time, so I guess green would be best.

The problem...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-29-2017
Replies: 37
Views: 1,882
Posted By bakemono
BW film without the 'infrared' look

I've noticed that most films nowadays have red biased spectral sensitivity - ie they are very red-sensitive. For me this is unpleasant, since most portraits end up looking a bit ghostly, the skin is...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-29-2017
Replies: 137
Views: 78,895
Posted By bakemono
I think one important thing is to accept your...

I think one important thing is to accept your weaknesses and work with your strengths.
For example, I know I will never be a good 'people' or 'street' photographer. I'm extremely introvert and people...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 06-28-2017
Replies: 620
Views: 143,718
Posted By bakemono
Unfortunately it's digital - sony a7ii. I'm quite...

Unfortunately it's digital - sony a7ii.
I'm quite pleased with it's color output, has almost slide-like look.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 06-27-2017
Replies: 88
Views: 9,816
Posted By bakemono
http://i.imgur.com/Vlu4UEe.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/Vlu4UEe.jpg
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 06-26-2017
Replies: 37
Views: 2,164
Posted By bakemono
don't leave us hanging :)

don't leave us hanging :)
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 06-25-2017
Replies: 134
Views: 49,032
Posted By bakemono
Some more...

Some more snaps

http://i.imgur.com/12NNYDi.jpg


http://i.imgur.com/mhzoJ6x.jpg


http://i.imgur.com/Xt2nEUx.jpg
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE - Film 06-22-2017
Replies: 5
Views: 1,516
Posted By bakemono
Just bought one in a set with v3 50 cron,...

Just bought one in a set with v3 50 cron, initially i planned on reselling it immediately and just keep the lens, but now I'm intrigued and will shoot a few rolls first to see how we get on.
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-21-2017
Replies: 3
Views: 577
Posted By bakemono
There's plenty of chinese camera phones that...

There's plenty of chinese camera phones that clearly use fake example photos for their adverts. So nothing much has changed
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 06-21-2017
Replies: 39
Views: 4,472
Posted By bakemono
Some more with the...

Some more with the F

http://i.imgur.com/o4JJUPA.jpg


http://i.imgur.com/5r0FaNW.jpg


http://i.imgur.com/aOFnf8m.jpg
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 06-20-2017
Replies: 134
Views: 49,032
Posted By bakemono
i really...

i really do

http://i.imgur.com/sX2gjW0.jpg


http://i.imgur.com/39IZxQW.jpg
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 06-20-2017
Replies: 134
Views: 49,032
Posted By bakemono
love this lens http://i.imgur.com/YGZt4ES.jpg

love this lens

http://i.imgur.com/YGZt4ES.jpg
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 06-20-2017
Replies: 37
Views: 2,164
Posted By bakemono
Ok, my attempt (without looking at other answers...

Ok, my attempt (without looking at other answers first)

1: 35mm Leica Summicron-M ASPH f/2 @ 2.8
2: 35mm Leica Summaron f/2.8 @ 2.8
3: 35mm Zeiss C-Biogon f/2.8 @ 2.8
4: 35mm Konica L-Hexanon f/2 @...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 06-17-2017
Replies: 37
Views: 2,164
Posted By bakemono
Not enough experience to guess, but my favorites...

Not enough experience to guess, but my favorites are 1 and 7
while 2 and 3 are most 'meh'
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 06-17-2017
Replies: 39
Views: 4,472
Posted By bakemono
Sweet lens, can't fault it really (insane...

Sweet lens, can't fault it really (insane considering it's age)

http://i.imgur.com/9Ut64ES.jpg


http://i.imgur.com/6oW3OvO.jpg


http://i.imgur.com/xKVZYbo.jpg
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 06-17-2017
Replies: 620
Views: 143,718
Posted By bakemono
sum sum...

sum sum summitar

http://i.imgur.com/w4ChruE.jpg


http://i.imgur.com/OHiWBDT.jpg


http://i.imgur.com/RAMS6H1.jpg
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 06-13-2017
Replies: 620
Views: 143,718
Posted By bakemono
It really is a lens with 2 characters - soft,...

It really is a lens with 2 characters - soft, dreamy, glowing when opened up

http://i.imgur.com/nhNx1go.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/nN03ff2.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/ZaBA6wq.jpg

As well as crisp and...
Forum: Sony E Lenses / Adapted Lenses / Adapters / Images 06-13-2017
Replies: 5
Views: 1,318
Posted By bakemono
Yes, they all look surprisingly similar. But then...

Yes, they all look surprisingly similar. But then again, these are all pretty decent lenses imho

When pixel peeping full res images, the sharpest of them all is Canon 1.4, closely followed by the...
Forum: Sony E Lenses / Adapted Lenses / Adapters / Images 06-12-2017
Replies: 5
Views: 1,318
Posted By bakemono
50mm comparison

Here is my super scientific normal lens comparison on A7ii
All lenses at f2.8, equalized white/black points to roughly have the same range.

The results were somewhat a surprise to me as in what was...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 06-07-2017
Replies: 14
Views: 3,637
Posted By bakemono
Here are some more in color. It has a pretty...

Here are some more in color. It has a pretty strong veiling glare and very 'milky' blacks as a result, but it's quite interesting.
These are just contrast/curves adjusted captures from...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 06-06-2017
Replies: 372
Views: 61,919
Posted By bakemono
http://i.imgur.com/0n6e1bZ.jpg http://i.imgur.co...

http://i.imgur.com/0n6e1bZ.jpg


http://i.imgur.com/Sg91eOG.jpg


http://i.imgur.com/Jo9uwTW.jpg


http://i.imgur.com/qNDNrPX.jpg
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 04-16-2017
Replies: 372
Views: 61,919
Posted By bakemono
I bought Giulio's lens when he put it up for...

I bought Giulio's lens when he put it up for sale.
Not bad at all, I could certainly be happy with this as my daylight-50mm

Some pics of Easter activities in the country.

Easter egg...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 03-28-2017
Replies: 9
Views: 1,100
Posted By bakemono
That's another bonus for the sony - I use a close...

That's another bonus for the sony - I use a close focus adapter to get a bit closer than it would otherwise do. It's a chinese knockoff of the voigtlander one, but it's solid brass, well built and...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 03-25-2017
Replies: 9
Views: 1,100
Posted By bakemono
Thanks for the comments! The museum is in Riga,...

Thanks for the comments!

The museum is in Riga, Latvia. They've recently renovated and I must say done a great job with the overall design and especially the lighting.

All shots handheld and no...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 03-25-2017
Replies: 9
Views: 1,100
Posted By bakemono
Canon 35 f2 ltm goes to Motoring Museum

Just got a black v1 35mm - very impressed with this lens.
Slight barrel distortion, vignetting wide open, build quality feels a bit flimsy, but the phots are coming out great. Love the colors and...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 03-24-2017
Replies: 620
Views: 143,718
Posted By bakemono
f2.8 http://i.imgur.com/A9nTLMp.jpg

f2.8

http://i.imgur.com/A9nTLMp.jpg
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 03-21-2017
Replies: 15
Views: 1,476
Posted By bakemono
found this picture on another forum - this is a...

found this picture on another forum - this is a collapsible summicron, but I think it was the same way for summitar.

http://i.imgur.com/WOeEq0p.jpg
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 03-21-2017
Replies: 15
Views: 1,476
Posted By bakemono
Is your lens with 10 aperture blades or 6? If...

Is your lens with 10 aperture blades or 6?
If it's 10 you might be able to do it yourself, the ones with 6 seem to have much more difficult construction.

I managed to do the exact same thing when...
Forum: Sony E Lenses / Adapted Lenses / Adapters / Images 03-21-2017
Replies: 249
Views: 108,148
Posted By bakemono
Industar-61 http://i.imgur.com/lkaEKXk.jpg htt...

Industar-61


http://i.imgur.com/lkaEKXk.jpg


http://i.imgur.com/sjWMGjY.jpg
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 03-20-2017
Replies: 52
Views: 6,734
Posted By bakemono
Summitar's bokeh is pretty unique. No other lens...

Summitar's bokeh is pretty unique. No other lens has the same look, yes, there are other 'swirlers' and 'bubblers' but I haven't seen one that has that distinct summitar look.
I guess you either love...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 03-18-2017
Replies: 458
Views: 122,174
Posted By bakemono
http://i.imgur.com/xMwvY8u.jpg http://i.imgur.co...

http://i.imgur.com/xMwvY8u.jpg


http://i.imgur.com/1wKtQzz.jpg


Great at night. These are two sides of the same scene.
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 03-17-2017
Replies: 458
Views: 122,174
Posted By bakemono
http://i.imgur.com/l7dv98z.jpg http://i.imgur.co...

http://i.imgur.com/l7dv98z.jpg


http://i.imgur.com/Br4f0G7.jpg
Forum: Optics Theory - 03-15-2017
Replies: 104
Views: 33,086
Posted By bakemono
imho this is 3d pop komura...

imho this is 3d pop
komura 35

http://i.imgur.com/qYFeloI.jpg


http://i.imgur.com/mNS55mD.jpg
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 03-14-2017
Replies: 3
Views: 1,102
Posted By bakemono
While the lens is looking for a new owner in...

While the lens is looking for a new owner in classifieds (can't justify having so many 50s)

Here are some shots from a photowalk today on...
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-13-2017
Replies: 9,046
Views: 888,563
Posted By bakemono
Just keep in mind that the sensor cover glass is...

Just keep in mind that the sensor cover glass is thicker on Sony cams, so if you have any rangefinder lenses wider than 50, there will be some ugly smearing at the very corners of the images,...
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-13-2017
Replies: 9,046
Views: 888,563
Posted By bakemono
Elmar-C I've been wanting to add something a bit...

Elmar-C
I've been wanting to add something a bit longer than 50 to my kit for a while

http://cdn01.trixum.de/upload2/11400/11332/1/1c45f89b79070685ec7d74c80683cce6a.jpg
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 03-13-2017
Replies: 14
Views: 3,637
Posted By bakemono
BTW the m42 komura was a bust. It was crap...

BTW the m42 komura was a bust.
It was crap mechanically, and had a decentered element, as one side of images was always blurry, even when I got it working.
Not to mention the completely generic...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 03-13-2017
Replies: 14
Views: 3,637
Posted By bakemono
This lens is a drama queen. If there is none, it...

This lens is a drama queen. If there is none, it will surely create some when you open up the...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 03-13-2017
Replies: 620
Views: 143,718
Posted By bakemono
I thought I should sell it to get yet another...

I thought I should sell it to get yet another 50.
Took it out for a last spin today.... only to realize it is too fine to ever let go :)

All photos on...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-07-2016
Replies: 28
Views: 1,683
Posted By bakemono
So how many ruined shots have you made due to...

So how many ruined shots have you made due to this 1/3 stop error?
I'm guessing that not a whole lot.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 11-06-2016
Replies: 620
Views: 143,718
Posted By bakemono
Love the one with the dog! One more shot from...

Love the one with the dog!



One more shot from my '49 10-blade coated

http://i.imgur.com/2rcIcfw.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-06-2016
Replies: 7
Views: 534
Posted By bakemono
I'd take the snow over 35C any day. You can...

I'd take the snow over 35C any day. You can always pile on some more clothes if you are cold, but good luck getting more naked when it's too hot :)
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-06-2016
Replies: 39
Views: 4,472
Posted By bakemono
Only the first ~15000 lenses have nine blades,...

Only the first ~15000 lenses have nine blades, later ones have regular 6 blade apertures. You can see the serial number ranges and details here...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-06-2016
Replies: 7
Views: 534
Posted By bakemono
First Snow!

Snow came early this year, I don't remember winter coming this early for at least a...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-06-2016
Replies: 39
Views: 4,472
Posted By bakemono
Nikon's first SLR lens - Nikkor-S 5cm F2

There is a lot of praise for the classic nikkor-H (6 element) f2 lens. Everybody seems to love it. However, few people know that before it came the 7 element nikkor-S 5cm f2.

It's actually the...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-30-2016
Replies: 160
Views: 17,530
Posted By bakemono
River Lielupe http://i.imgur.com/IEYIrTx.jpg

River Lielupe

http://i.imgur.com/IEYIrTx.jpg
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 10-29-2016
Replies: 1
Views: 836
Posted By bakemono
Ok, here's an update for anyone else with the...

Ok, here's an update for anyone else with the same problem.
The culprit was the felt light seal, which was torn and bungled up, I guess from the old age.
To replace it, you need to unscrew the 3 tiny...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 10-26-2016
Replies: 3
Views: 1,102
Posted By bakemono
The prices vary wildly for this lens it seems. My...

The prices vary wildly for this lens it seems.
My copy was quite a bit less than a Summitar, on account of having very loose focusing action. Nothing that 5 min with screwdriver and lite lithium...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 10-26-2016
Replies: 620
Views: 143,718
Posted By bakemono
Ah Summitar, I love the 'ugly' background you...

Ah Summitar, I love the 'ugly' background you make. Just wish that f2 would have a bit less glow.

http://i.imgur.com/rTzKZXw.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/ETNcc5h.jpg

Sharp as a razor at...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 10-26-2016
Replies: 3
Views: 1,102
Posted By bakemono
Chiyoko 5cm f2.8 ltm Photowalk

Got a new toy in the mail and decided to take it for a spin.

The test subject - Chiyoko Super Rokkor 5cm f2.8
There are some positive reviews of an earlier 45mm f2.8 and later 50 f2 Chiyokos out...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 10-16-2016
Replies: 620
Views: 143,718
Posted By bakemono
1949, coated, 9 aperture blades - wide...

1949, coated, 9 aperture blades - wide open

http://i.imgur.com/Z8S3Xy2.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/CNGA3S9.jpg
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-16-2016
Replies: 36
Views: 3,861
Posted By bakemono
Got a second lens - Nikkor-H 28mm f3.5 I must...

Got a second lens - Nikkor-H 28mm f3.5
I must say, the lens is cheap and good.

Loaded the second roll of film in the camera and went out again. Here are some shots from this round. 28mm is a bit...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 10-16-2016
Replies: 8
Views: 986
Posted By bakemono
Thanks for the tips guys! Will need to practice...

Thanks for the tips guys!
Will need to practice this until it becomes automatic.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 10-14-2016
Replies: 8
Views: 986
Posted By bakemono
Focusing with the knob - how?

I feel really stupid for asking this, but here goes:

How should one grip and focus a collapsible Leica lens with a focusing knob (Summitar, Summar, Elmar, etc)

My experience so far has been with...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-12-2016
Replies: 36
Views: 3,861
Posted By bakemono
I appreciate the comments, thanks all :)

I appreciate the comments, thanks all :)
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 10-12-2016
Replies: 4
Views: 2,131
Posted By bakemono
I would write down the frame you are on, rewind...

I would write down the frame you are on, rewind the roll (taking care to leave some leader out) and after fixing the light seals replace the film. Then just take some photos with lens cap on until...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 10-12-2016
Replies: 4
Views: 2,131
Posted By bakemono
Seems like some light is leaking in. Have you...

Seems like some light is leaking in.
Have you changed the light seal foams on your camera?
If that's the problem it's an easy diy job.
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 10-11-2016
Replies: 1
Views: 836
Posted By bakemono
Summitar stuck

I have acquired a 1949 Summitar with a technical problem. It is stuck in extended position.
I can 'lock' and unlock it (it turns) but it is impossible to collapse.
The front part moves about 1mm...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-10-2016
Replies: 1,431
Views: 196,326
Posted By bakemono
A few more. At least they stay still while you...

A few more. At least they stay still while you take a picture.

http://i.imgur.com/u9yCkAk.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/fqwr0fB.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/4CVkvLI.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/AMx0ioA.jpg
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-10-2016
Replies: 24
Views: 2,310
Posted By bakemono
Ouch, that has got to hurt! I'm sure it can be...

Ouch, that has got to hurt!

I'm sure it can be fixed by a competent repairer. That dent could be straightened out and if you really want it looking perfect, I guess a top plate replacement is always...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 10-10-2016
Replies: 24
Views: 3,333
Posted By bakemono
Interesting subjects and nice tones in the...

Interesting subjects and nice tones in the photos.
I'd like to see more of the series.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-10-2016
Replies: 36
Views: 3,861
Posted By bakemono
Thanks for the comments guys! The F really is a...

Thanks for the comments guys!

The F really is a great camera, it feels just right in hand and is built to last.
I had some doubts about the shutter button's placement before holding one in hand,...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-10-2016
Replies: 36
Views: 3,861
Posted By bakemono
Since my digital wonder is broken, here's a pic...

Since my digital wonder is broken, here's a pic from it's ebay listing.
Notice the 'replacement screw' on the mount and how, not just the paint, but brass itself has been worn down on the black...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-10-2016
Replies: 36
Views: 3,861
Posted By bakemono
A walk with Nikon F

Ever had one of those perfect autumn afternoons - when it's late in the day, the air is perfectly clear, wind is blowing and sun is shining?
No other season has the same 'clarity'.

On one such day I...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 10-10-2016
Replies: 458
Views: 122,174
Posted By bakemono
Hard to beat it for low light portraits. Here's...

Hard to beat it for low light portraits.
Here's one wide open

http://i.imgur.com/qQHP4pp.jpg
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-08-2016
Replies: 27
Views: 2,768
Posted By bakemono
These are very interesting, thanks for sharing!

These are very interesting, thanks for sharing!
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-08-2016
Replies: 2,578
Views: 496,193
Posted By bakemono
It's a tie between these...

It's a tie between these too:

http://i.imgur.com/y8lPpU6.jpg


http://i.imgur.com/qUyI0AY.jpg
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 10-04-2016
Replies: 158
Views: 67,074
Posted By bakemono
Industar-61 panda Haven't tried any others, but...

Industar-61 panda
Haven't tried any others, but don't see how they could be better.

To imagine it costs 15$ ... seems like there isn't anything with better price/performance ratio out...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 10-04-2016
Replies: 14
Views: 3,637
Posted By bakemono
Let's continue, shall we? Here are some shots...

Let's continue, shall we?
Here are some shots taken with this lens from the most recent roll.

I still haven't developed anything from my m42 komura lens, it came with a host of problems - stiff as a...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 09-22-2016
Replies: 14
Views: 3,637
Posted By bakemono
Just love using this lens. Very solid build and...

Just love using this lens. Very solid build and great images.


http://i.imgur.com/PnGFvOV.jpg


http://i.imgur.com/UQ5QUdk.jpg


http://i.imgur.com/WXf6ejz.jpg
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 09-18-2016
Replies: 6
Views: 894
Posted By bakemono
Great photo, you managed to capture the pose and...

Great photo, you managed to capture the pose and the feeling of the jump perfectly.
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 09-15-2016
Replies: 18
Views: 1,598
Posted By bakemono
Check out 'Frazier...

Check out 'Frazier Lens'
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=06t8TGAffNA

Insane dof
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 09-14-2016
Replies: 14
Views: 3,637
Posted By bakemono
Good question - I just bought a cheap m42 35mm...

Good question - I just bought a cheap m42 35mm f2.5 lens
Will report back with the results once it arrives :)
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 09-14-2016
Replies: 14
Views: 3,637
Posted By bakemono
Interesting to hear about holes in other komura...

Interesting to hear about holes in other komura lenses. Now it seems that it might be some part of manufacturing process - maybe for fixing the parts to something for machining.

Thanks for the link...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 09-13-2016
Replies: 14
Views: 3,637
Posted By bakemono
Sankyo Koki W-Komura 35mm 2.8 LTM

A few weeks ago, while my camera was away for repairs, I grabbed this lens on eBay.

http://i.imgur.com/C2wEOEZ.jpg

There was not a lot of info around and the price was not low either, so I was...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-06-2016
Replies: 53
Views: 6,455
Posted By bakemono
My M3 is being serviced right now with extremely...

My M3 is being serviced right now with extremely uneven frame spacing - from 1mm to 15mm (I was using regular film cartridges rollei retro 400s film)

The repair tech says the issue was 'part of the...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 09-01-2016
Replies: 34
Views: 2,351
Posted By bakemono
Can't go wrong with Nikkormat FT2 if you want...

Can't go wrong with Nikkormat FT2 if you want metered and cheap. The size and weight actually feels nice in my hands, no problems at all.

The prices that F or F2 with plain prism go for are insane....
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-26-2016
Replies: 696
Views: 87,759
Posted By bakemono
Everybody likes the...

Everybody likes the seaside

http://i.imgur.com/WtmqEIU.jpg
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-25-2016
Replies: 2,578
Views: 496,193
Posted By bakemono
http://i.imgur.com/7Ycr6Sx.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/7Ycr6Sx.jpg
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 08-18-2016
Replies: 290
Views: 39,300
Posted By bakemono
A couple from a recent...

A couple from a recent roll

http://i.imgur.com/YQm3DuD.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/b8CmqyD.jpg
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 08-14-2016
Replies: 14
Views: 1,719
Posted By bakemono
I used some lithium grease.

I used some lithium grease.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-13-2016
Replies: 1,431
Views: 196,326
Posted By bakemono
http://i.imgur.com/kP38iIh.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/kP38iIh.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-13-2016
Replies: 1,144
Views: 229,759
Posted By bakemono
http://i.imgur.com/squxcW2.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/squxcW2.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-13-2016
Replies: 1,558
Views: 198,848
Posted By bakemono
http://i.imgur.com/9raqC0W.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/9raqC0W.jpg
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-11-2016
Replies: 2,578
Views: 496,193
Posted By bakemono
Love this shot - seems like a scene from an old...

Love this shot - seems like a scene from an old movie.
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-11-2016
Replies: 2,578
Views: 496,193
Posted By bakemono
Trying out some fomapan...

Trying out some fomapan 400

http://i.imgur.com/LhBNA50.jpg
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 08-10-2016
Replies: 14
Views: 1,719
Posted By bakemono
I managed to do it! Thanks for the tips guys :)...

I managed to do it!
Thanks for the tips guys :) In the end it finally clicked for me at 2 in the night

The correct way to connect them is in picture A (but easier if you flip the whole thing upside...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 08-10-2016
Replies: 14
Views: 1,719
Posted By bakemono
To test my sanity, I tried to disassemble and put...

To test my sanity, I tried to disassemble and put back together another lens - fsu industar-61.
Of course, that one didn't have any trouble at all, engaging in any of the many starting points.

I...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 08-10-2016
Replies: 14
Views: 1,719
Posted By bakemono
Unhappy Canon 50mm 1.4 ltm helical reassembly - HELP!

So my lens was a bit 'stiff' and I decided to take it apart for some lubrication. Sure enough, dismantling it went quite easy, but now i simply can not put the helical back together.
The thread just...
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-05-2016
Replies: 10
Views: 1,135
Posted By bakemono
I'm glad I'm not in the US, otherwise my wallet...

I'm glad I'm not in the US, otherwise my wallet would be sorry.
Now the international shipping charge actually stops me before i make any rash decisions.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 08-05-2016
Replies: 1,741
Views: 324,566
Posted By bakemono
Testing my 'new' Nikkormat FT2 + 50mm/f2...

Testing my 'new' Nikkormat FT2 + 50mm/f2

http://i.imgur.com/v6B0Bl4.jpg


http://i.imgur.com/io8sMLC.jpg


http://i.imgur.com/lNiEWHO.jpg
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 07-26-2016
Replies: 458
Views: 122,174
Posted By bakemono
lovely...

lovely lens

http://i.imgur.com/Cfd4dyP.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/1D3grhP.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/kfMSt3V.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/ZT6C31Y.jpg
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