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Forum: Leica M9 / ME 02-07-2008
Replies: 97
Views: 11,915
Posted By Magnus
I have always had the same impression, raw at...

I have always had the same impression, raw at 100-800 max and always indoors, Jpeg in predicatble sunny wheather and at high iso.
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 02-06-2008
Replies: 6
Views: 735
Posted By Magnus
How many shots with your M8?

Something "fishy" about the upgrade

Most M8 users will have owned their camera for an average of 12 months by now.

Which film leica has ever needed a CLA after this time?

How many shots have you...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 02-06-2008
Replies: 70
Views: 2,597
Posted By Magnus
The CLA is worthless .... you don't generally...

The CLA is worthless .... you don't generally need to CLA a less than 2 year old Leica in my opinion
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 02-06-2008
Replies: 60
Views: 1,956
Posted By Magnus
Leica would like us all to believe that and their...

Leica would like us all to believe that and their approach is good, although expensive. I will not be making use of the upgrade, or any other for that matter of fact I like my M8 as it is, even with...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-27-2007
Replies: 43
Views: 2,281
Posted By Magnus
I have used Leica RF's for years, 35mm and 50mm...

I have used Leica RF's for years, 35mm and 50mm mostly. I found the pictures got boring, same angle, same view..... I decided to lay my M series aside and go for detail instead of full-frame...
Forum: RFF News 12-28-2006
Replies: 14
Views: 4,345
Posted By Magnus
They will own the majority of Leica stock, the...

They will own the majority of Leica stock, the brand name and the Leica technology and patents.

This will make it easy to sell all to any (japanese) interested partner.

Time will tell but I can't...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 12-23-2006
Replies: 36
Views: 2,864
Posted By Magnus
:-) ... ...

:-) ... ...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 12-23-2006
Replies: 36
Views: 2,864
Posted By Magnus
A wise old goat this Gid is .....

A wise old goat this Gid is .....
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 12-23-2006
Replies: 36
Views: 2,864
Posted By Magnus
"but it does not take away from what the M8 is-...

"but it does not take away from what the M8 is- the worlds best DRF by a HUGE MARGIN " well taking into account that there are only 2 at the moment this is not a big thing, by a huge marging though...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 12-23-2006
Replies: 184
Views: 13,324
Posted By Magnus
"my reference to the word "boy" was not a racial...

"my reference to the word "boy" was not a racial slander or a throw back to the days of slavery either here in the US or in Europe. It was a reference to Rex being a common name for a dog here in our...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-23-2006
Replies: 16
Views: 1,257
Posted By Magnus
VC makes an awfull lot of lenses for RF's

VC makes an awfull lot of lenses for RF's
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 12-23-2006
Replies: 36
Views: 2,864
Posted By Magnus
As mentioned for day to day family snaps it is a...

As mentioned for day to day family snaps it is a good camera, but I would think most folk buy the M8 to get a bit more than day to day images .... in this case it won't do .... it just is not good...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 12-23-2006
Replies: 36
Views: 2,864
Posted By Magnus
Sailor Ted, you don't look wider than your nose...

Sailor Ted, you don't look wider than your nose is long or what?

There are multiple examples of these, well let's stay civil, "mis-haps" of M8 images on the web. Now a counter argument amongst the...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 12-23-2006
Replies: 36
Views: 2,864
Posted By Magnus
When shooting "Mountain scenes" and normal...

When shooting "Mountain scenes" and normal uncomplicated shots the M8 performs as well as any other semi-pro DSLR. <the Leica glass will indeed give the extra "zing" to the image, but only in average...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 12-23-2006
Replies: 184
Views: 13,324
Posted By Magnus
oh and inc ase you question the fact, yes I do...

oh and inc ase you question the fact, yes I do own a Leica M8...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 12-23-2006
Replies: 184
Views: 13,324
Posted By Magnus
What a stuck-up, arrogant man you are..... I...

What a stuck-up, arrogant man you are.....

I have no idea how you make your money but I have to work for it. Spending 4500$ on an M8 does not come easy for me. But when I do get it together I have...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 12-23-2006
Replies: 184
Views: 13,324
Posted By Magnus
"Now back to my question for Rex- come on...

"Now back to my question for Rex- come on boy"

how degenerating can one get...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 12-23-2006
Replies: 184
Views: 13,324
Posted By Magnus
I agree.... you cannot tell me they are happy...

I agree.... you cannot tell me they are happy with the product, although they do their best to cover it up.
Don't forget we're not all dentists, doctors and lawyers and such (sounds like a...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 12-23-2006
Replies: 184
Views: 13,324
Posted By Magnus
I don't think Leica will ever market a full frame...

I don't think Leica will ever market a full frame digtal camera. They simply lack the needed R&D funds... hence the current problems of the M8. Leica is a tiny company compared to the main...
Forum: RFF Polls 12-22-2006
Replies: 18
Views: 1,968
Posted By Magnus
Are polls getting boring....

I find the increasing number of polls, well increasingly boring.... so I'm going to add another one :-)
Forum: Zeiss Contax 12-21-2006
Replies: 9
Views: 6,769
Posted By Magnus
golden brown toast, lots of melted butter, a thin...

golden brown toast, lots of melted butter, a thin layer of marmite and thinly sliced cucumber....... mmmmm
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 12-20-2006
Replies: 184
Views: 13,324
Posted By Magnus
I don't know anthing about 1Ds's ... but I...

I don't know anthing about 1Ds's ... but I suggest you try a R-1, you will be surprised, although it's not a small camera
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-20-2006
Replies: 50
Views: 5,261
Posted By Magnus
why are we discussing OM cameras on a rangefinder...

why are we discussing OM cameras on a rangefinder forum ?
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 12-20-2006
Replies: 184
Views: 13,324
Posted By Magnus
excuse me 900$ ! I paid 649 including a 4mb...

excuse me 900$ !

I paid 649 including a 4mb memory card.

.... but this was before I got the M8, I have no experience with digicams and I always thought the M8 .. well would be "Leica" quality.... I...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 12-20-2006
Replies: 184
Views: 13,324
Posted By Magnus
my sony R-1 for instance, it's big, it looks ugly...

my sony R-1 for instance, it's big, it looks ugly but it makes pictures very comparible to my M8, prints or on screen I do not see the difference in quality, the only difference between the two is...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 12-20-2006
Replies: 184
Views: 13,324
Posted By Magnus
I know we have been here before, but a 5000$...

I know we have been here before, but a 5000$ should not need any filter in front of anything in order to make acceptable pictures, but this is only my humble opinion.....
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 12-20-2006
Replies: 184
Views: 13,324
Posted By Magnus
Interesting discussion, for one I am not against...

Interesting discussion, for one I am not against adapting to another technique, but I am a 50mm user, I like it because of the image it provides, not only the focal lenght but the depth of field etc....
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 12-20-2006
Replies: 184
Views: 13,324
Posted By Magnus
Leica users have always profiles themselves as...

Leica users have always profiles themselves as "purists" there have been many a heated discussion on the LUF concerning the use of filters.

The same people denouncing the use of filters as...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 12-20-2006
Replies: 184
Views: 13,324
Posted By Magnus
..... and a large amount of buyers wouldn't have...

..... and a large amount of buyers wouldn't have bought it either ....

Jaap wrote: "Your excellent analysis reads like high praise for Leica. That they managed to come up with a system of this...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 12-19-2006
Replies: 184
Views: 13,324
Posted By Magnus
Put it another way, I would not of bought my M8...

Put it another way, I would not of bought my M8 knowing what I know today, would you ?
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 12-19-2006
Replies: 184
Views: 13,324
Posted By Magnus
"The camera is far from a fiasco, it's a marvel."...

"The camera is far from a fiasco, it's a marvel."

The camera might be a marvel, theoretically that is, in practice it does not live up to it's expectations. Being a die hard leica fanatic you might...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 12-19-2006
Replies: 184
Views: 13,324
Posted By Magnus
I agree with you there, doesn't have to be a bad...

I agree with you there, doesn't have to be a bad thing. Camera segment is different though and companies are looking for a profit...
Look what happened to contax, teaming up didn't really maintain...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 12-19-2006
Replies: 184
Views: 13,324
Posted By Magnus
Take into account the following: - current...

Take into account the following:

- current financial situation of Leica
- the mere size of the company
- cost involved (unforeseen) M8 service
- very open ended solution for the M8 problems, however...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-18-2006
Replies: 225
Views: 6,180
Posted By Magnus
Bokeh is actually a beautiful poetic word.... it...

Bokeh is actually a beautiful poetic word.... it sounds good and it can describe anything.

"the bokeh of your eyes look rather magnificent tonight darling"

"I like the plan, but the Bokeh is rather...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-18-2006
Replies: 225
Views: 6,180
Posted By Magnus
"Cheese" ?

"Cheese" ?
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-18-2006
Replies: 225
Views: 6,180
Posted By Magnus
Wow yes "awsome" horrible, absolutely appalling...

Wow yes "awsome" horrible, absolutely appalling word to be read in many photographic fora ....
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-18-2006
Replies: 225
Views: 6,180
Posted By Magnus
"Minty" yes another annoying word.... M8 might...

"Minty" yes another annoying word....

M8 might not be all that annoying in the sense of the term but indeed rather deceptive....
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-18-2006
Replies: 225
Views: 6,180
Posted By Magnus
a Vote for the "worst" word used in the RFF in 2006

Sorry for the title, it should be "Worst" word ...

If there were to be a vote of the most annoying word or phrase used in this forum I would most certainly vote for "Gas" .....

what is your choice...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 12-16-2006
Replies: 5
Views: 1,618
Posted By Magnus
... Is this the M8 you were selling?

... Is this the M8 you were selling?
Forum: RFF News 12-16-2006
Replies: 164
Views: 13,588
Posted By Magnus
Hmmmm There is a huge scratch on the bottom plate...

Hmmmm There is a huge scratch on the bottom plate of my black paint MP and my M4 is old and worn by now......
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-16-2006
Replies: 14
Views: 1,218
Posted By Magnus
If you use a tripod on your M series leica...

If you use a tripod on your M series leica regularly, you've bought the wrong camera .... is at least what my "mentor" tells me.

I do tend to go along with this although I use a tripod quit often...
Forum: RFF News 12-15-2006
Replies: 164
Views: 13,588
Posted By Magnus
I don't have any lenses to offer, well I do...

I don't have any lenses to offer, well I do actually but I want to keep them for myself...

However I can contribute 20 rolls of assorted 135, this'll be Provia400, APX100 some Tri-x, Agfa ultra...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-14-2006
Replies: 43
Views: 9,536
Posted By Magnus
It's a legend, like merlin it's a legend.... The...

It's a legend, like merlin it's a legend....

The MTF chart people and the theorists will probably be able to tell you the difference.... not the "normal photogs" though ... as for the creamy bokeh...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 12-14-2006
Replies: 84
Views: 6,402
Posted By Magnus
Calibration ?

Calibration ?
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 12-14-2006
Replies: 84
Views: 6,402
Posted By Magnus
Photeil wrote: - About manipulating digital...

Photeil wrote: - About manipulating digital images, where does the reality stops and when does the fantasy takes over? And can this be done unpunished?
__________________

... I find this a very good...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 12-14-2006
Replies: 84
Views: 6,402
Posted By Magnus
On my calibrated screen the digital shot looks...

On my calibrated screen the digital shot looks like a digital shot, talking about Jaap's originals. Nachkebia's digital looks different, better, but still has this sharpish forest/tree thing, whereas...
Forum: Off Topic 12-14-2006
Replies: 130
Views: 4,675
Posted By Magnus
Nikon F4 / 50mm 1.2

Nikon F4 / 50mm 1.2
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-13-2006
Replies: 1
Views: 697
Posted By Magnus
Let's get back to the Galleries

After having a nice excursion to cod fish, censorship, closing of threads etc. let's get back to photography.

I have been browsing the galleries this afternoon, and will continue doing so this...
Forum: Off Topic 12-13-2006
Replies: 56
Views: 2,135
Posted By Magnus
... Well obviously these findings will strongly...

... Well obviously these findings will strongly depend on your own sense of humor ;)
Forum: Off Topic 12-13-2006
Replies: 56
Views: 2,135
Posted By Magnus
I may be wrong but I think this was a quote from...

I may be wrong but I think this was a quote from Carl Valentin whom was German
Forum: Off Topic 12-12-2006
Replies: 12
Views: 1,090
Posted By Magnus
.... Very impressed .....

.... Very impressed .....
Forum: Off Topic 12-12-2006
Replies: 101
Views: 3,369
Posted By Magnus
Yes 50 sheep and a barn full of wool which I...

Yes 50 sheep and a barn full of wool which I always intended to treat and sell on markets, but never got to it actually. But the sheep are nice I enjoy keeping them ....
Forum: Off Topic 12-12-2006
Replies: 101
Views: 3,369
Posted By Magnus
There are, ... no I do see quite a couple of ...

There are, ... no I do see quite a couple of similarities....

And the last thread, my thread, was more of a pre-Christmas wish sort of thing.
Forum: Off Topic 12-12-2006
Replies: 101
Views: 3,369
Posted By Magnus
Well Jenni you have Three dogs, a cat, two...

Well Jenni you have Three dogs, a cat, two horses, four rabbits and a ferret, I have some 50 sheep, 5 horses, 3-7 cats and 4 dogs, it will give us time to go take care of them.....
Forum: Off Topic 12-12-2006
Replies: 101
Views: 3,369
Posted By Magnus
maybe you mean democracy on earth ....

maybe you mean democracy on earth ....
Forum: Off Topic 12-12-2006
Replies: 101
Views: 3,369
Posted By Magnus
??? Criticism is different than "bashing" but in...

???

Criticism is different than "bashing" but in the eye of the non-believer or one-eyed it can easily be mistaken as such
Forum: Off Topic 12-12-2006
Replies: 101
Views: 3,369
Posted By Magnus
"It would have" therefore we ..... etc. is the...

"It would have" therefore we ..... etc. is the death of any democratic system (including freedom of speech). I do hope you see that.
Forum: Off Topic 12-12-2006
Replies: 101
Views: 3,369
Posted By Magnus
Not saying you should, but you can always skip...

Not saying you should, but you can always skip the things you're not interested in. And "duking it out" is hardly a representative of expressing ones feelings and/or beliefs.
Forum: Off Topic 12-12-2006
Replies: 101
Views: 3,369
Posted By Magnus
Don't visit the off topic forum, don't open the...

Don't visit the off topic forum, don't open the threads, commit yourself only to threads that have to do with photography.... which are usually noted by the thread header...
Forum: Off Topic 12-12-2006
Replies: 37
Views: 2,436
Posted By Magnus
I don't, I am offered the opportunity here in the...

I don't, I am offered the opportunity here in the off topic forum which suits me fine. If in time it will be called for instance "the off topic forum, but only for xxxxxxx views" and fill the xxxx's...
Forum: Off Topic 12-12-2006
Replies: 37
Views: 2,436
Posted By Magnus
Just things you are interested in ... things you...

Just things you are interested in ... things you would like to discuss, give your comment about.... could be anything .... and there is a place in this forum where people can do that (supposably)...
Forum: Off Topic 12-12-2006
Replies: 101
Views: 3,369
Posted By Magnus
"Masters of war" ... one of the greatest Dylan...

"Masters of war" ... one of the greatest Dylan songs ever...

And as I explained in another thread I like this forum, apart from it's censorship, the Pinochet thread was not vulgar, nor did it move...
Forum: Off Topic 12-12-2006
Replies: 37
Views: 2,436
Posted By Magnus
It's amusing like the RFF very amusing. The LUF...

It's amusing like the RFF very amusing.

The LUF is a good source for technical info and such, but the LUF has most definitely the most stuck up bunch of leica users there are to be found on the face...
Forum: Off Topic 12-12-2006
Replies: 56
Views: 2,016
Posted By Magnus
Very disturbing on a 30" Apple screen. But...

Very disturbing on a 30" Apple screen.

But quaint enough we have seen the first real snow here in Bavaria too, just about the same time it started snowing on RFF. Time to get the 4WD out of the...
Forum: Off Topic 12-12-2006
Replies: 12
Views: 1,090
Posted By Magnus
"Purplish Haze" JH "I see a magenta streak and...

"Purplish Haze" JH

"I see a magenta streak and want to paint it black" Stones
Forum: Off Topic 12-11-2006
Replies: 10
Views: 997
Posted By Magnus
wouldn't that be nice .... if countries would...

wouldn't that be nice .... if countries would never again be disrupted for their oil-reserves and people wouldn't die a senseless and meaningless death, if all prisoners would be able to get a fair...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 12-11-2006
Replies: 10
Views: 1,388
Posted By Magnus
where theres smoke theres fire as they say. A...

where theres smoke theres fire as they say. A couple of weeks ago I read something about Voigtländer adopting the GRD, changing some specs and marketing it as a digital rangefinder. The story then...
Forum: Off Topic 12-11-2006
Replies: 10
Views: 997
Posted By Magnus
... Disrupted democratic principles ... Enriched...

... Disrupted democratic principles
... Enriched himself over "his" people
... Convictions without trial
... Mass murder
... Brutal
... Stupid
...

... Now who again does he remind me of .........?
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-10-2006
Replies: 36
Views: 2,199
Posted By Magnus
No... I think Digital is starting to grow up. so...

No... I think Digital is starting to grow up. so no hysteria here, a couple of years back however think of the amount of over-sharpened, over saturated, over everythinged pictures of flowers, dogs,...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-10-2006
Replies: 150
Views: 11,324
Posted By Magnus
Sorry about the link, I seem to have a natural...

Sorry about the link, I seem to have a natural aversion to pasting links :-)
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-10-2006
Replies: 36
Views: 2,199
Posted By Magnus
Digital Cameras (not a rant)

I even red in some thread that Backalley had bought a digital camera, have any other "die-hard" film users bought digital cameras, and actually use them?

Me for one, have always had something...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-10-2006
Replies: 150
Views: 11,324
Posted By Magnus
[QUOTE=RdEoSg]I can't believe no one asked the...

[QUOTE=RdEoSg]I can't believe no one asked the most important question here..



EXPLAIN THIS!!!!!!!
:eek: :eek: :eek: :eek:


I put it on the roof of my car in order to open the doors and put the...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 12-10-2006
Replies: 22
Views: 2,990
Posted By Magnus
Focal Length wise the 28mm is nice because it...

Focal Length wise the 28mm is nice because it becomes somewhat of a 35mm, however what you miss is the out of focus area. I specifically like the Out of focus area's with leica lenses, the 28, and...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-09-2006
Replies: 150
Views: 11,324
Posted By Magnus
Kjetil, I have always despised the use of digital...

Kjetil, I have always despised the use of digital cameras and invested all my money in film chemicals, enlarger lenses etc. I now have 3 basic digital cameras which I use a lot. I can see myself...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-09-2006
Replies: 150
Views: 11,324
Posted By Magnus
What's your "camera roadmap"

me ...

Leica M4 (1970, still have it)

Olympus OM-1 (Lost)

Nikon FM (Stolen)

Nikon F4 (sold)
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 12-09-2006
Replies: 19
Views: 2,128
Posted By Magnus
perhaps he gave it to FrankG

perhaps he gave it to FrankG
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-08-2006
Replies: 64
Views: 4,099
Posted By Magnus
I like slow speed shots, the combination of...

I like slow speed shots, the combination of movement must however be integrated with something "sharp" however little but it needs a reference point.

With my M's I can't get below 30 with my old...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-08-2006
Replies: 11
Views: 1,186
Posted By Magnus
Aren't Shphoto and Arsenal the same company ?

Aren't Shphoto and Arsenal the same company ?
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-07-2006
Replies: 101
Views: 6,460
Posted By Magnus
yes I believe it is .... and sorry not to be...

yes I believe it is .... and sorry not to be online in the RFF for every waking minute, I do have other things to do .....

My link was placed, my link worked, my link was gone and being an overal...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-07-2006
Replies: 101
Views: 6,460
Posted By Magnus
Well I'm glad you all so much fun. As for the...

Well I'm glad you all so much fun.

As for the replies in this thread, I am upright and honest enough to bow my head in shame whenever there is a reason to do that. And I must say at one stage, I did...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-05-2006
Replies: 16
Views: 1,732
Posted By Magnus
I browsed through most of gallery and this...

I browsed through most of gallery and this Beniliam really has the makings of a great picture taker. He doesn't only capture "a scene" they all include a certain type of atmosphere too..... not...
Forum: Off Topic 12-05-2006
Replies: 20
Views: 1,371
Posted By Magnus
Ywenz .... let's forget about bags for the moment...

Ywenz .... let's forget about bags for the moment ... Is that you on your profile picture or whatever this is called ?


(hehehehe)
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-03-2006
Replies: 101
Views: 6,460
Posted By Magnus
I wouldn't of felt the need to do this in public...

I wouldn't of felt the need to do this in public if I would of been informed about it per mail or PM
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-03-2006
Replies: 101
Views: 6,460
Posted By Magnus
... an excellent "liberal" news blog. Nothing...

... an excellent "liberal" news blog. Nothing tacky, nothing pornographic, nothing harmful to anyone, just liberal..... A newsblog written and kept running by an aclaimed American journalist ....
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-03-2006
Replies: 101
Views: 6,460
Posted By Magnus
CENSORED!!!!! Who deleted the link in my signature ?

I had a link in my signature which was deleted. Obviously by the big cheese or one of his smaller counterparts, since I don't think that anyone else can delete or edit PAYING MEMBERS signatures!!!!...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-03-2006
Replies: 104
Views: 7,095
Posted By Magnus
so what do you do with chrome cameras ?

so what do you do with chrome cameras ?
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-02-2006
Replies: 8
Views: 974
Posted By Magnus
already in M5 territory ? Personal choice really...

already in M5 territory ?

Personal choice really but I would always prefer an M2,3,4 above the M5.

The M4 was the last hand crafted Leica M, a totally different thing than the M5 altogether, just...
Forum: Off Topic 12-01-2006
Replies: 19
Views: 1,297
Posted By Magnus
I have pantone Huey as well .... no complaints

I have pantone Huey as well .... no complaints
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-01-2006
Replies: 76
Views: 5,992
Posted By Magnus
....Longer than any CF or equivalent card....

....Longer than any CF or equivalent card....
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 12-01-2006
Replies: 56
Views: 3,518
Posted By Magnus
Yes the m mount version.

Yes the m mount version.
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 12-01-2006
Replies: 31
Views: 2,944
Posted By Magnus
You ask the members of this forum for...

You ask the members of this forum for justification for all their purchases ?

Who need justification....

And if you think you do ... well you'll come up with something the question is will it...
Forum: Zeiss Contax 12-01-2006
Replies: 17
Views: 1,347
Posted By Magnus
You have to get the green label first though, it...

You have to get the green label first though, it won't work otherwise. I don't know if they now charge but it use to be free.

And yes the 28 is definitely a great lens.
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 12-01-2006
Replies: 56
Views: 3,518
Posted By Magnus
The size is great, the contrast a bit harsh, but...

The size is great, the contrast a bit harsh, but the OOF part is ugly, same goes for the Ultron, although different. This of course compared to Leica lenses which are also x times more...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-30-2006
Replies: 9
Views: 755
Posted By Magnus
This auction, a very well known one form a...

This auction, a very well known one form a renowned company (Westlicht) is a great indication of going prices.

At this particular auction the dropping prices are continued, if you look at the last...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 11-30-2006
Replies: 50
Views: 5,867
Posted By Magnus
that is exactly what I always do, I request...

that is exactly what I always do, I request factory sealed products when ordering new stuff on-line. You often get the reply that they have to take it out to test it..... fine with me but then I...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 11-29-2006
Replies: 27
Views: 2,664
Posted By Magnus
yes indeed

yes indeed
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 11-29-2006
Replies: 13
Views: 854
Posted By Magnus
You can buy glass holders for epson flatbeds...

You can buy glass holders for epson flatbeds which do the trick. I have them, browse on the internet and you will able to find them for I cannot remember where I bought them.
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 11-29-2006
Replies: 61
Views: 9,983
Posted By Magnus
One thing about the R1 which makes it stand out...

One thing about the R1 which makes it stand out from any other digital camera is it's possibility to shoot from the waist.
Not for reason of being noticed, you can get much better image...
Forum: RFF Polls 11-28-2006
Replies: 155
Views: 18,717
Posted By Magnus
Theres this song from the 60-ties "Little Boxes"...

Theres this song from the 60-ties "Little Boxes" .... and apart from that all these polls are sooooo boring, .... but then most RFF users seem to love them ... so why not
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-28-2006
Replies: 41
Views: 2,865
Posted By Magnus
I had the planar, bought it when they first came...

I had the planar, bought it when they first came out, I sold it because of the "Red.Dot" illness of the brain I had (I am recovered) I liked the lens a lot and will purchase it again.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-28-2006
Replies: 41
Views: 2,865
Posted By Magnus
And I'll be interested in your 50zm Nachkebia....

And I'll be interested in your 50zm Nachkebia....
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-28-2006
Replies: 41
Views: 2,865
Posted By Magnus
The only negative issue about a CV Nokton is that...

The only negative issue about a CV Nokton is that it's not a Leica. Apart from the focussing distance it's a great lens, specially taken the investment into account.

And you all can argue about LPM...
Forum: Off Topic 11-25-2006
Replies: 22
Views: 1,461
Posted By Magnus
As mentioned I bet that 90% of the people ranting...

As mentioned I bet that 90% of the people ranting about the M8 don't actually own. The ones who do will by now understand and appreciate the potential of the M8, see the flaws too, but see the...
Forum: Off Topic 11-23-2006
Replies: 55
Views: 3,041
Posted By Magnus
OJ Simpson might have a different view on what to...

OJ Simpson might have a different view on what to look for upon purchasing a chefs knife.
Just to mention that everybody has their own ideas on what to expect from a chefs knife
Forum: Help / Feedback forum 11-23-2006
Replies: 29
Views: 2,523
Posted By Magnus
In case you haven't noticed already the Internet...

In case you haven't noticed already the Internet is not a suitable place for delicate little flowers.
And it might of been a lot friendlier here in the beginning when the RFF saw smaller, but the RFF...
Forum: Off Topic 11-21-2006
Replies: 68
Views: 4,800
Posted By Magnus
Probably scrounging on other fora's

Probably scrounging on other fora's
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-21-2006
Replies: 46
Views: 3,470
Posted By Magnus
I use the minolta spotmaster which I find good to...

I use the minolta spotmaster which I find good to use. It is big and quite unhandy to use but it does the trick.

I also have the digisix but never use it
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-20-2006
Replies: 31
Views: 1,948
Posted By Magnus
You are the exception rxmd, your posting in the...

You are the exception rxmd, your posting in the closed thread proved that .....
As humor goes, this was really humeros
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-20-2006
Replies: 31
Views: 1,948
Posted By Magnus
well Nachkebia which ever way you look at it,...

well Nachkebia which ever way you look at it, German engineering needs no defense, German humor in retrospect doesn't deserve any ..... :-)
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-20-2006
Replies: 31
Views: 1,948
Posted By Magnus
(not seriously meant) but then an explanation...

(not seriously meant)

but then an explanation would of helped ....
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-20-2006
Replies: 31
Views: 1,948
Posted By Magnus
In that case you should of deleted the...

In that case you should of deleted the post/thread immediately!

Why so slow in moderating these threads ..... ;-)))
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-20-2006
Replies: 31
Views: 1,948
Posted By Magnus
Having said that, this would change every forum...

Having said that, this would change every forum into a boring old "oxford" text book
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-20-2006
Replies: 47
Views: 4,019
Posted By Magnus
The MP as a camera is certainly not worth the...

The MP as a camera is certainly not worth the money, but this is a pretty subjective statement.... For the same amount you can buy an M2, M3 and M4 but what to do with all these cameras....

Don't...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 11-20-2006
Replies: 10
Views: 1,398
Posted By Magnus
Get the Ansel Adams trilogie ..... Although I am...

Get the Ansel Adams trilogie ..... Although I am not thrilled about about his style his books are good.

Apart from that get the (I think it's called) Darkroom Cook Book, which is a must for B&W....
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-20-2006
Replies: 47
Views: 4,019
Posted By Magnus
I find the older M's to be very much smoother...

I find the older M's to be very much smoother than the current ones. I have an MP which I really like (metering mostly) but I also have an M4 which is one of the smoothest cameras I have ever owned...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-20-2006
Replies: 31
Views: 1,948
Posted By Magnus
and might I add, not specifically focussed at the...

and might I add, not specifically focussed at the content of the closed thread .... more of a philosophical exchange of views...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-20-2006
Replies: 31
Views: 1,948
Posted By Magnus
Jorge, just a discussion on what is, and what...

Jorge, just a discussion on what is, and what should be allowed to be said in a modern day environment, the aftermath of a closed thread.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-20-2006
Replies: 31
Views: 1,948
Posted By Magnus
... It's not because of the old news, as you...

... It's not because of the old news, as you might know there is quite a bit of history behind Mr. reid. and the M8 .... but I don't want to go into that .... like said ist passed, but there are...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-20-2006
Replies: 31
Views: 1,948
Posted By Magnus
Take Billy Conolly for instance.... has a razor...

Take Billy Conolly for instance.... has a razor sharp humor, his wording is not always correct (according to some) but he should be permitted .... (as some would disagree)
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-20-2006
Replies: 31
Views: 1,948
Posted By Magnus
Yes I realize Ash, but it shouldn't be .....

Yes I realize Ash, but it shouldn't be .....
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-20-2006
Replies: 31
Views: 1,948
Posted By Magnus
... Humor must always be tollarable... in every...

... Humor must always be tollarable... in every society...

if one refrains from this, what will the world come too .....
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-20-2006
Replies: 31
Views: 1,948
Posted By Magnus
.... So what was the problem with the original...

.... So what was the problem with the original thread .... ?
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-20-2006
Replies: 31
Views: 1,948
Posted By Magnus
Germany was different when it was smaller, but...

Germany was different when it was smaller, but times change.....

And then if your in for the "big money" you should be able to stand the changes, at least be aware/prepared of them.....

"if you...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-20-2006
Replies: 31
Views: 1,948
Posted By Magnus
I fully agree with you ash, but this is not the...

I fully agree with you ash, but this is not the point. By cutting of some thread implies one doesn't even want to understand the other parties frustration/humor .. whatever.

Starting to call people...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-20-2006
Replies: 31
Views: 1,948
Posted By Magnus
and as for that remark .... well, well ..... what...

and as for that remark .... well, well ..... what to say, apart from not calling it a forum ....

"where did you learn your latin boy!?"

just kidding before this gets to serious ....
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-20-2006
Replies: 31
Views: 1,948
Posted By Magnus
I absolutely agree with you, but others might...

I absolutely agree with you, but others might have a different view and want to express this.

And "bashing" is a description chosen wrongly .... there was no Bashing what so ever.... perhaps some...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-20-2006
Replies: 31
Views: 1,948
Posted By Magnus
Read this before it gets closed !

At least the "administrators" or whatever they are called could give some feedback as why certain threads are closed, and not just block them off in the middle of adding a post.

And if blocking of...
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 11-20-2006
Replies: 24
Views: 3,319
Posted By Magnus
It's a 35mm camera, a good one, but still 35mm....

It's a 35mm camera, a good one, but still 35mm. The difference between the two must be pretty clear. 35 is no 6x7.
The best 35mm combination will not touch the toes of a mediocre mid-format let...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-18-2006
Replies: 30
Views: 2,735
Posted By Magnus
all a matter of taste isn't it ... I wouldn't...

all a matter of taste isn't it ...

I wouldn't buy the RG one, but I do have an M4 (chrome) with the bright red leather covering, and I had an M4 with British racing green leather cover, lots of...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-17-2006
Replies: 96
Views: 5,542
Posted By Magnus
So some people say .... (and them saying that are...

So some people say .... (and them saying that are absolutely right)
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-17-2006
Replies: 96
Views: 5,542
Posted By Magnus
Rool ... well Rool if you can't tell me how the...

Rool ... well Rool if you can't tell me how the flying blazers should I know .... :-)
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-17-2006
Replies: 96
Views: 5,542
Posted By Magnus
How is that different from any other photographic...

How is that different from any other photographic genre?

you'll probably get more likable pictures

calling 'something', 'nothing', is fallacious.

Got to pardon me for not knowing the meaning of...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-17-2006
Replies: 96
Views: 5,542
Posted By Magnus
I've often wondered what street photography is...

I've often wondered what street photography is .... it use to be a style introduced by some past well known photographers, then of course not called street.

Nowadays it's just another excuse for...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 11-17-2006
Replies: 35
Views: 2,510
Posted By Magnus
Always wondered why chrome lenses were more...

Always wondered why chrome lenses were more heavier than the Black ones, yes ....
Forum: Off Topic 11-16-2006
Replies: 49
Views: 5,899
Posted By Magnus
Rolex submariner, steel with black plate

Rolex submariner, steel with black plate
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 11-16-2006
Replies: 39
Views: 2,587
Posted By Magnus
Gabriel M.A. My god you must thank god on your...

Gabriel M.A.

My god you must thank god on your bare knees on an hourly basis for providing the world with color saturation tools which go all the way up to 35001

Or might this be the original...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 11-15-2006
Replies: 26
Views: 3,609
Posted By Magnus
will the work with the" to be updated "firmware...

will the work with the" to be updated "firmware though ?
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-14-2006
Replies: 432
Views: 101,779
Posted By Magnus
wish they had a tab on the elmar which would make...

wish they had a tab on the elmar which would make it the perfect 50 for me.

I am a fan of 50-ties lenses and I like the tabbed 5th too, but the Elmar is still favorit, the new 2.8 version that is.
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 11-13-2006
Replies: 61
Views: 16,258
Posted By Magnus
CD storage is crap ... I agree with that. I...

CD storage is crap ... I agree with that.

I store all my digital and scanned negative on harddiks, and at appr. 100$ for 250Gb this is quite an ok solution
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 11-12-2006
Replies: 27
Views: 3,722
Posted By Magnus
My M8 and 28mm are going back to the shop today....

My M8 and 28mm are going back to the shop today. I will wait with the purchase until current problems are solved.
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 11-12-2006
Replies: 9
Views: 1,762
Posted By Magnus
DON#t mean to be crude Jorge, but every decent...

DON#t mean to be crude Jorge, but every decent digicam can do this.... and more our M8 are not able to produce....
Forum: RFF Polls 11-12-2006
Replies: 5
Views: 1,082
Posted By Magnus
Bringing mine back first thing tomorrow...

Bringing mine back first thing tomorrow morning.

If the manage to fix it, perhaps I'll buy again, just don't want to take the chance of having ti use IR filters one every lens I use, even if the...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 11-11-2006
Replies: 34
Views: 3,432
Posted By Magnus
lets keep it up guys .... Support Mr. reid,...

lets keep it up guys ....

Support Mr. reid, after all he deserves it
Forum: Digital M Reported Problems - all Models 11-11-2006
Replies: 83
Views: 9,149
Posted By Magnus
" I can understand a reviewer trusting a...

" I can understand a reviewer trusting a manufacturer they have a relationship with"

pretty un-together statement wouldn't you say ?

such an understanding would turn the reviewer into a proclaimer...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 11-11-2006
Replies: 47
Views: 7,463
Posted By Magnus
Been out of the music business for quite a while...

Been out of the music business for quite a while now (years and years and years) ... I got married! :-)

I will check this out, sounds good to me ...

Might be another investment possibility after I...
Forum: Digital M Reported Problems - all Models 11-11-2006
Replies: 83
Views: 9,149
Posted By Magnus
and then I just browsed through the LUF and these...

and then I just browsed through the LUF and these guys are still proclaiming to be patient and trust Leica, as well as the reviewers for they had nothing to do with this.... ?

What an extraordinary...
Forum: Digital M Reported Problems - all Models 11-11-2006
Replies: 83
Views: 9,149
Posted By Magnus
I hear he'll change the name of his site to...

I hear he'll change the name of his site to "illusionist landscape"
Forum: Digital M Reported Problems - all Models 11-11-2006
Replies: 83
Views: 9,149
Posted By Magnus
read this: ...

read this: http://www.leica-camera.us/photography/m_system/m8/


have the words sink in, let them slowly evaporate in your left brain half...

and then read...
Forum: Digital M Reported Problems - all Models 11-11-2006
Replies: 83
Views: 9,149
Posted By Magnus
If leica goes down the drain after all this,...

If leica goes down the drain after all this, they deserve it....

I'l keep holding on to my MP though, sending the M8 back first thing monday morning.
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 11-11-2006
Replies: 47
Views: 7,463
Posted By Magnus
..fender man hey, whats the telecaster ? Nice...

..fender man hey, whats the telecaster ?

Nice start too, one of my favorite finishes ...
Forum: Digital M Reported Problems - all Models 11-11-2006
Replies: 83
Views: 9,149
Posted By Magnus
yes, and let's not forget to continue to support...

yes, and let's not forget to continue to support our professional wedding photographer..... and part-time (BS) reviewer ...

I sincerely hope he's enjoying his previously accumulated M8 user "income"...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 11-11-2006
Replies: 14
Views: 1,051
Posted By Magnus
For serious editing I still use my old Eizo...

For serious editing I still use my old Eizo 21"

Normal stuff I use my 23" apple
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 11-11-2006
Replies: 47
Views: 7,463
Posted By Magnus
I see your point Bob, I will try later under...

I see your point Bob,

I will try later under various light sources
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 11-11-2006
Replies: 47
Views: 7,463
Posted By Magnus
Having said that though I cannot seems to show...

Having said that though I cannot seems to show you where the problem lieas exactly.

Attached is a photo of three black items shot with an M8 and 28mm 2.8:

- the Leica bag made out of some sort of...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 11-11-2006
Replies: 47
Views: 7,463
Posted By Magnus
Hard to say, I still have my MP, I enjoy my M8...

Hard to say, I still have my MP, I enjoy my M8 bitted am surely pee'd of about the current day Leica quality standards. I will use my M8 more and more and my MP less and less I guess, but will value...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 11-11-2006
Replies: 47
Views: 7,463
Posted By Magnus
I sold my M6 amongst a few other items to...

I sold my M6 amongst a few other items to purchase the M8, am I sorry ? no I don't think so. Funily enough I didn't run into the magenta issue until I read about it and tried it out. I don't shoot...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 11-11-2006
Replies: 32
Views: 2,481
Posted By Magnus
Anti shake is perfect for non-moving subjects;...

Anti shake is perfect for non-moving subjects; architecture and landscape, but most will use a tripod for that anyway.
In body anti shake in my opinion is just another thing which can break easily,...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 11-11-2006
Replies: 20
Views: 3,410
Posted By Magnus
CS2 doesn't support the DNG leica raw yet, maybe...

CS2 doesn't support the DNG leica raw yet, maybe with their last update.

Use C1 for the start of your RAW workflow. After that there are a number of alternatives.
I have Aperture 1.5 as a trial...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 11-10-2006
Replies: 34
Views: 3,432
Posted By Magnus
Shauns a professional wedding photographer,...

Shauns a professional wedding photographer, apparantly .....

And yes, let's all support him by sending him $19,95 donations ....
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 11-10-2006
Replies: 34
Views: 3,432
Posted By Magnus
every camera has it's 60-90% of satisfaction...

every camera has it's 60-90% of satisfaction range where the pictures look really great.

It's the job/challenge of a "professional" reviewer to review the 10-40% and comment on that .... to look for...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 11-05-2006
Replies: 41
Views: 5,417
Posted By Magnus
.... and peole will still do their best to defend...

.... and peole will still do their best to defend their purchase, this is what I find unbelievable .... after a day and a half it is still the best camera I owned ... !!!! boy it may be the best, but...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 11-05-2006
Replies: 41
Views: 5,417
Posted By Magnus
come on, it' a new product, it's been developed...

come on, it' a new product, it's been developed and manufatured by a company who has no experience in doing anything electronical, of course theres something wrong with it, theres probably a lot...
Forum: Off Topic 11-04-2006
Replies: 23
Views: 1,503
Posted By Magnus
I retired from professional work when I was...

I retired from professional work when I was 35.

Only do things I like now ....

Not a big difference actually!
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-04-2006
Replies: 49
Views: 2,391
Posted By Magnus
- good - getting - worse

- good
- getting
- worse
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 11-04-2006
Replies: 82
Views: 5,737
Posted By Magnus
Toby I'm not saying that the choice of lenses...

Toby I'm not saying that the choice of lenses with digital is totally unimportant, but justifying the purchase of a tri-elmar, or 35mm asph, will become difficult much more so with digital as with...
Forum: Off Topic 11-04-2006
Replies: 8
Views: 1,449
Posted By Magnus
I have the Mac-Pro 15" with a glossy screen for a...

I have the Mac-Pro 15" with a glossy screen for a couple of days now and I must say that I personally enjoy it more. The blacks are really black and the whites are white, go to a store and check it...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 11-04-2006
Replies: 82
Views: 5,737
Posted By Magnus
But then originally this thread is not a film vs...

But then originally this thread is not a film vs digital thread, but the sudden change of heart by some people since the introducton of the M8 and over all their arguments for all of a sudden...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 11-04-2006
Replies: 82
Views: 5,737
Posted By Magnus
... I shoot digital quite alot lately. Much more...

... I shoot digital quite alot lately. Much more than I ever intended too. There clearly is a difference, not better not worse, all a matter of personal taste. I am allways a bit dissapointed by the...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 11-03-2006
Replies: 82
Views: 5,737
Posted By Magnus
you see this phenomena on all the (responsible)...

you see this phenomena on all the (responsible) fori the Leica forum for instance, most would intelectually write digital photography into an early grave, now the M8 has come out their views start to...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 11-03-2006
Replies: 82
Views: 5,737
Posted By Magnus
as for the Leica M8 results, I have had one in my...

as for the Leica M8 results, I have had one in my possesion for the 48 hours or so, they are not any different than the D5 results, they are good, not complaining at all, but no different and nobody...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 11-03-2006
Replies: 82
Views: 5,737
Posted By Magnus
I seem to remember well what Ywenz mentioned...

I seem to remember well what Ywenz mentioned about Jaaps views on canon DSLR's ....

furhtermore I agree with Ywenz' conclusion.

Maybe Jaap would like to elaborate ?
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-03-2006
Replies: 24
Views: 1,671
Posted By Magnus
Art is a medium..... You have just succesfully...

Art is a medium..... You have just succesfully answered your own question. Not all media's are art, but art is a medium.

as for over saturated fields of corn, macro bumble bees... whats wrong with...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 10-31-2006
Replies: 10
Views: 1,245
Posted By Magnus
in my opinion tripods are an absolute necessity,...

in my opinion tripods are an absolute necessity, I shoot mainly at slow speed and wnat to get the fixed items fixed and the mobile.. mobile, this is a certain style where one needs a tripod. I like...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 10-31-2006
Replies: 59
Views: 3,758
Posted By Magnus
nahhhh forget the Leica and go with Zeiss as a...

nahhhh forget the Leica and go with Zeiss as a complete kit, if I didn't have all the leica gear I would go for zeiss.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 10-31-2006
Replies: 59
Views: 3,758
Posted By Magnus
it's all perception of the mind... leica has the...

it's all perception of the mind... leica has the red dot which will cause people to die in "trade wars" Zeisse has the better imaging ... 25mm for instance ... but it lacks the red dot

I don't know...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 10-30-2006
Replies: 21
Views: 5,024
Posted By Magnus
some guy in france just wrote on leica forum that...

some guy in france just wrote on leica forum that he is able to pick it up this afternoon at his dealer .... Seems rahter steep as the rest of the world has to wait at leats until nov-dec
Forum: Off Topic 10-28-2006
Replies: 30
Views: 1,504
Posted By Magnus
Best live song I ever heard.... best by far...

Best live song I ever heard.... best by far (miles) is "Ghost of tom joad" by Bruce springsteen, beautiful, catching, great lyrics... song with a big content.
Forum: Off Topic 10-28-2006
Replies: 30
Views: 1,504
Posted By Magnus
Talking great concerts .... I went to a 2002 or...

Talking great concerts .... I went to a 2002 or maybe 2003 concert of the white stripes in cincinatti, this must of been one of the greatest concerts I have ever been to.
Ofcourse the best is the...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 10-28-2006
Replies: 43
Views: 4,449
Posted By Magnus
Originally Posted by jaapv I always have problems...

Originally Posted by jaapv
I always have problems with " an unnamed friend who is supposed to be an expert says..." type of reviews. I tend to believe guys like Sean Reid, Phil Askey and...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 10-28-2006
Replies: 43
Views: 4,449
Posted By Magnus
Olsen, thank god digital photography has...

Olsen,

thank god digital photography has supplied us with the means to increase saturation right up untill the amounts that please us ...

:-)
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 10-28-2006
Replies: 43
Views: 4,449
Posted By Magnus
hey... it' a digital camera .. purple haze,...

hey... it' a digital camera ..

purple haze, orange fringes red whatevers are part of the game ...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-28-2006
Replies: 31
Views: 2,480
Posted By Magnus
Think of an FM3 which is a really good camera by...

Think of an FM3 which is a really good camera by the way, OK a bit louder than the leica, but think of the equipement you could buy for the price of Leica with 35mm .... you could have multiple...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-28-2006
Replies: 31
Views: 2,480
Posted By Magnus
I agree frank, but it's not a real necessity that...

I agree frank, but it's not a real necessity that justifies the cost now is it. I love my Leica's wouldn't get rid of it for anything, but in terms of cost justification it's quite a bum buy .... but...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-28-2006
Replies: 31
Views: 2,480
Posted By Magnus
another argument being that leicas are less...

another argument being that leicas are less obtrusive (if thats the right word) the must have camera for street photogrpahers, nut yet if one browses through the galleries of the different leica fori...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 10-25-2006
Replies: 107
Views: 9,530
Posted By Magnus
Measurebators..... Hopefully there will enough...

Measurebators.....

Hopefully there will enough Brick Walls availible once the distribtution gets going.

I dread to think of the content of various rangefinder/leica related fori once people get...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 10-23-2006
Replies: 6
Views: 620
Posted By Magnus
Read the Leica forum about the same thing...

Read the Leica forum about the same thing ....

All relevant fori seem to pop-up Sean Reed threads... how can this be....
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 10-23-2006
Replies: 6
Views: 620
Posted By Magnus
Nick, I agree but here you have a choice, even...

Nick, I agree

but here you have a choice, even if you don't pay you will not miss out on all the fun ...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 10-23-2006
Replies: 6
Views: 620
Posted By Magnus
One thing I would like to add ...

The original "Sean Reid" thread has been closed, and maybe good too.

I have expressed my dislike of paid sites in there, the one like Sean Reids site. However I pay my annual fee here on Rangefinder...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 10-23-2006
Replies: 73
Views: 8,902
Posted By Magnus
Man, all this M8 hype is unbelievable. I...

Man, all this M8 hype is unbelievable.

I pre-ordered mine 8 weeks ago thinking it would be comparible to an image quality of the Canon 5D, maybe a bit less, but who cares, you can measurbate a...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 10-21-2006
Replies: 19
Views: 1,627
Posted By Magnus
I have bought some 6x6 stuff from Arsenal.... man...

I have bought some 6x6 stuff from Arsenal.... man what to say, descriptions didn't match the product, return policy non existant, rude replies by mail and phone..... personally would never ever buy...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 10-21-2006
Replies: 57
Views: 3,590
Posted By Magnus
Arrogant guy .... have you ever tried looking at...

Arrogant guy .... have you ever tried looking at the differences.

Both hanging on a wall, tri_x scan (nikon 5000) and GRD both printed on high quality printer hung on a wall, size 20x30cm (appr)...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 10-21-2006
Replies: 19
Views: 1,627
Posted By Magnus
Nice gesture of the new sponsor SHPhoto

...a 10 euro discount for Rangefinderforum members..

what a nice gesture..


also taking into account that they are one of the cheapest and most trustworthy Leica resellers out in the market today...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 10-21-2006
Replies: 57
Views: 3,590
Posted By Magnus
Film will not run out soon, but it' going faster...

Film will not run out soon, but it' going faster than I ever thought it would.

Expensive ... Increasingly

B&W film vs. Digital .... try the Ricoh GRD or the Fuji F30 they offer good alternatives to...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 10-15-2006
Replies: 117
Views: 22,659
Posted By Magnus
I ordered one yesterday for 428€ which seems...

I ordered one yesterday for 428€ which seems pretty ok to me (price wise)

I read all the terrible reviews and also seen some of the most fantastic images on the web, I went for the images and not...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-23-2006
Replies: 44
Views: 3,954
Posted By Magnus
What are you interested in, taking pictures or...

What are you interested in, taking pictures or making a fashion statement?
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 09-21-2006
Replies: 51
Views: 2,742
Posted By Magnus
Housewives and rangefinder users

"Marge thats a beautifull frock you have"

"yes bought it at xxxx, it was only $XXX"

"wonder if I should get one"

"and your hair is do well done"

"yes had it done at Richies the other day"
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-26-2006
Replies: 17
Views: 1,273
Posted By Magnus
Flew to LA on monday, flew back yesterday took my...

Flew to LA on monday, flew back yesterday took my billingham with M4 and MP, iPod and Blueberry and other assorted knicvk-knacks aboard as hand luggage .... not a problem in the world... But then I...
Forum: Off Topic 08-14-2006
Replies: 35
Views: 1,798
Posted By Magnus
Yes white, if available in white I get them in...

Yes white, if available in white I get them in white. Just like Leica lenses where I prefer chrome...
Forum: Off Topic 08-14-2006
Replies: 35
Views: 1,798
Posted By Magnus
Mac notebooks, the 12" ones are the best user...

Mac notebooks, the 12" ones are the best user norebooks there are. Light, small, no-complications and very complete.

I have a 12" iBook on which I do everything except photo and video editing and...
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