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Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 5 Hours Ago
Replies: 22
Views: 539
Posted By raid
I have a Canon IVsbn and a Tower too, but I like...

I have a Canon IVsbn and a Tower too, but I like the most my Leica Standard.
Forum: Leica SL 7 Hours Ago
Replies: 18
Views: 391
Posted By raid
Hi taemo, I have not yet tried using a SONY...

Hi taemo,

I have not yet tried using a SONY camera, but I doubt it that I will get a SONY A7 simply because it may not excite me to use such a camera. I know that this sounds "bad", but I want to...
Forum: Leica SL 8 Hours Ago
Replies: 18
Views: 391
Posted By raid
An adapter costs around $500 from stores like...

An adapter costs around $500 from stores like B&H. I would get one for sure. When it comes to other systems, I may not go for Leica adapters but look for some off-brand adapters.
Forum: Leica SL 8 Hours Ago
Replies: 18
Views: 391
Posted By raid
Let's discuss current market value for used...

Let's discuss current market value for used cameras.
1. Leica M10: $5000-$5500
2. Leica SL: $3500-$4000
3. Fuji X-H1: what is market value? $1100? (not full frame)

Regarding the SL, i saw this...
Forum: Leica SL 9 Hours Ago
Replies: 18
Views: 391
Posted By raid
I have a feeling that if I went with an SL that...

I have a feeling that if I went with an SL that after a short time I will not be using it for a casual stroll with a camera, which is what I mostly do. I left behind using SLR cameras for RF cameras...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 10 Hours Ago
Replies: 22
Views: 539
Posted By raid
I view the Leica Standard as the purest of all...

I view the Leica Standard as the purest of all Barnack cameras. It is a pleasure to use it.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 1 Day Ago
Replies: 22
Views: 628
Posted By raid
I hope so. I don't want Leica price to tumble...

I hope so. I don't want Leica price to tumble because of replicas.
This replica is not a CV case; it is a true replica. step by step.
Forum: Leica SL 1 Day Ago
Replies: 18
Views: 391
Posted By raid
Will do Cal! Thank you.

Will do Cal!
Thank you.
Forum: Leica SL 1 Day Ago
Replies: 18
Views: 391
Posted By raid
Thanks for your input, Bob. I have an M9 with the...

Thanks for your input, Bob. I have an M9 with the new sensor, so I would still have a RF camera if I decided to get an SL. The VF is awesome on the SL. If I got an M10, I may slowly but surely not...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 1 Day Ago
Replies: 32
Views: 608
Posted By raid
I sent my M9 to Leica NJ in July 2018, I think....

I sent my M9 to Leica NJ in July 2018, I think. It was close to the deadline. I would NOT get an M9 with the original sensor. Subtract $1200-$1500 from its price to save for sensor replacement.
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 1 Day Ago
Replies: 83
Views: 2,557
Posted By raid
I also loved that part of our trip, Robert. It...

I also loved that part of our trip, Robert. It was adventurous!
Great Polaroid image again!
Forum: Leica SL 1 Day Ago
Replies: 18
Views: 391
Posted By raid
Thank you, taemo. I may be leaning to just do...

Thank you, taemo. I may be leaning to just do casual daily photography on the go and no "slow and methodical shooting".

This write-up compared both cameras. In the end, the OP preferred the M10 but...
Forum: Leica SL 1 Day Ago
Replies: 18
Views: 391
Posted By raid
Cool Why did you get an SL ? Why not an M10?

I want to collect your thoughts on why the SL was a better choice for you than an M10. :confused:

More specifically, if you mainly use Leica M lenses and if you don't often use flash or macro, is...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 1 Day Ago
Replies: 22
Views: 628
Posted By raid
In the end, people who want the "elite" Leica...

In the end, people who want the "elite" Leica lenses will still buy Leica lenses. I may get the Chinese replica for beach photos when I don't want to take my V1 Summicron to the beach.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 1 Day Ago
Replies: 32
Views: 608
Posted By raid
I sent my M9 to Leica NJ even though I had no...

I sent my M9 to Leica NJ even though I had no evidence that there was corrosion of sensor. I was lucky, and they replaced the sensor for free.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 1 Day Ago
Replies: 22
Views: 628
Posted By raid
sort of! Leica equipment will stay high cost.

sort of! Leica equipment will stay high cost.
Forum: Zeiss Contax 1 Day Ago
Replies: 26
Views: 678
Posted By raid
Yes, this is correct. There exists one zoom lens...

Yes, this is correct. There exists one zoom lens too. 35mm-70mm.
Forum: Zeiss Contax 1 Day Ago
Replies: 26
Views: 678
Posted By raid
In the USA: DAG did the conversion for my 16mm/8...

In the USA: DAG did the conversion for my 16mm/8 Hologon to M mount.
Forum: Zeiss Contax 1 Day Ago
Replies: 26
Views: 678
Posted By raid
There exist lenses with focal length 16mm, 21mm,...

There exist lenses with focal length 16mm, 21mm, 28mm, 35mm, 45mm, 90mm made for the G1 and G2 cameras.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 1 Day Ago
Replies: 22
Views: 628
Posted By raid
When the China made Summicron replica becomes...

When the China made Summicron replica becomes available for sale for $500, there is a chance that a Summicron’s market value will go down.

Sell soon.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 2 Days Ago
Replies: 32
Views: 608
Posted By raid
I voted! Had to change the sensor.

I voted! Had to change the sensor.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 2 Days Ago
Replies: 32
Views: 608
Posted By raid
I had to have the sensor replaced twice in my M9.

I had to have the sensor replaced twice in my M9.
Forum: Leica SL 2 Days Ago
Replies: 60
Views: 3,415
Posted By raid
There are so many options here, Cal.

There are so many options here, Cal.
Forum: Zeiss Contax 2 Days Ago
Replies: 26
Views: 678
Posted By raid
I have the 16mm, 28mm, 45mm and 90mm lenses for...

I have the 16mm, 28mm, 45mm and 90mm lenses for the G1/G2. I now have the 45mm and the 16mm lenses converted to M mount with RF focusing. They are that good.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 3 Days Ago
Replies: 65
Views: 1,974
Posted By raid
Cool I forgot there exists also a 21mm lens for G1/G2.

I forgot there exists also a 21mm lens for G1/G2.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 3 Days Ago
Replies: 65
Views: 1,974
Posted By raid
I bought at RFF a G1 with 28-45-90. No need for...

I bought at RFF a G1 with 28-45-90. No need for the 35mm lens.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 3 Days Ago
Replies: 65
Views: 1,974
Posted By raid
The lenses are 16-28-35-45-90. I do not have the...

The lenses are 16-28-35-45-90. I do not have the 35mm lens.
Forum: RFF News 4 Days Ago
Replies: 64
Views: 2,068
Posted By raid
You have the definitive answer, Stephen! Now I...

You have the definitive answer, Stephen! Now I have to decide between getting a new Leica M10 or a used one. Both options are open!
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 4 Days Ago
Replies: 65
Views: 1,974
Posted By raid
I bounce between 35mm and 50mm and I feel best...

I bounce between 35mm and 50mm and I feel best having two cameras with me with these two lenses. I don't really need often a 75mm lens and I love using the 21mm lens for the beach and the ocean. A...
Forum: RFF News 4 Days Ago
Replies: 64
Views: 2,068
Posted By raid
Not a problem; I just buy a very clean, used M10...

Not a problem; I just buy a very clean, used M10 from the US.
Forum: RFF News 4 Days Ago
Replies: 64
Views: 2,068
Posted By raid
I am asking an Ex Leica executive about it. maybe...

I am asking an Ex Leica executive about it. maybe he has the answers.

eidted: He thinks it is Lenses and Cameras. I asked him specifically about the M10.
Forum: RFF News 4 Days Ago
Replies: 64
Views: 2,068
Posted By raid
I just heard that the 25% tariff started...

I just heard that the 25% tariff started yesterday.

This was also shown in what Stephen posted. October 18, 2019.
Forum: RFF News 4 Days Ago
Replies: 64
Views: 2,068
Posted By raid
Airbus planes will get built in Mobile (AL), and...

Airbus planes will get built in Mobile (AL), and Pensacola may get some parts to make too.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 4 Days Ago
Replies: 65
Views: 1,974
Posted By raid
"More" is not always "better" in...

"More" is not always "better" in photography.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 4 Days Ago
Replies: 60
Views: 1,900
Posted By raid
After the beach stop, we drove downtown to Joe...

After the beach stop, we drove downtown to Joe Patti's...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 4 Days Ago
Replies: 60
Views: 1,900
Posted By raid
https://photos.smugmug.com/Pentax-M50mm14LeicaM9/i...

https://photos.smugmug.com/Pentax-M50mm14LeicaM9/i-3QX8mnh/0/3181c133/X3/PntM-%20%2814%20of%2021%29-X3.jpg


https://photos.smugmug.com/Pentax-M50mm14LeicaM9/i-vxnjmWd/0/6a64e646/X3/PntM-%20%2815%20of...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 4 Days Ago
Replies: 60
Views: 1,900
Posted By raid
Here are some new photos taken with the M9 and...

Here are some new photos taken with the M9 and the Pentax-M 50/1.4. I did not do any PS to any image at all. The colors are subtle with this lens, but that day the colors were like this at our...
Forum: RFF News 4 Days Ago
Replies: 64
Views: 2,068
Posted By raid
If you buy a Leica new in Germany and then return...

If you buy a Leica new in Germany and then return to the USA, will there be next a customs checking to pay the 25% tariff? Just a curious question ....
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 4 Days Ago
Replies: 83
Views: 2,557
Posted By raid
This last image looks like an artistic painting,...

This last image looks like an artistic painting, Robert!
Forum: RFF News 4 Days Ago
Replies: 64
Views: 2,068
Posted By raid
Would buying from Canada be less costly?

Would buying from Canada be less costly?
Forum: RFF News 4 Days Ago
Replies: 64
Views: 2,068
Posted By raid
I was thinking of buying a Leica M10 in the near...

I was thinking of buying a Leica M10 in the near future, but I will not pay an extra 25%.
Forum: RFF News 4 Days Ago
Replies: 64
Views: 2,068
Posted By raid
Is this a sign from above to buy Japanese cameras...

Is this a sign
from above to buy Japanese cameras and lenses?
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 5 Days Ago
Replies: 65
Views: 1,974
Posted By raid
I like using 50mm lenses with RF cameras. It is...

I like using 50mm lenses with RF cameras. It is the natural choice as I find 35mm lenses wide.
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 6 Days Ago
Replies: 22
Views: 806
Posted By raid
E-PL1 with (old SLR lens) Zeiss Planar...

E-PL1 with (old SLR lens) Zeiss Planar...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 6 Days Ago
Replies: 19
Views: 511
Posted By raid
M8 with Canon 35/2: Pensacola....

M8 with Canon 35/2: Pensacola....
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 1 Week Ago
Replies: 19
Views: 511
Posted By raid
Some call the Canon 35/2 The Japanese...

Some call the Canon 35/2 The Japanese Summicron.
It is an excellent (small) lens.
Forum: Leica Q / CL/ T / X Series 1 Week Ago
Replies: 250
Views: 46,711
Posted By raid
What a beautiful image!

What a beautiful image!
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 1 Week Ago
Replies: 283
Views: 38,591
Posted By raid
Yes, this is true. I shoot mainly in color...

Yes, this is true. I shoot mainly in color anyways.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 1 Week Ago
Replies: 283
Views: 38,591
Posted By raid
Yes, she grows up and we are getting older too :)

Yes, she grows up and we are getting older too :)
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 1 Week Ago
Replies: 283
Views: 38,591
Posted By raid
I used an M9 for these photos. I had it shown as...

I used an M9 for these photos. I had it shown as "M". The colors came out very well.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 1 Week Ago
Replies: 60
Views: 1,900
Posted By raid
https://photos.smugmug.com/Pentax-M50mm14LeicaM9/i...

https://photos.smugmug.com/Pentax-M50mm14LeicaM9/i-73m7rSJ/0/0aa2d392/L/RFsmall1-L.jpg


https://photos.smugmug.com/Pentax-M50mm14LeicaM9/i-HgVVWCZ/0/fadd2354/L/RFsmall2-L.jpg


https://photos.smugmug...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 1 Week Ago
Replies: 60
Views: 1,900
Posted By raid
I wouldn't know how to make such an adaptation to...

I wouldn't know how to make such an adaptation to a lens. Maybe someone puts up his modified lens for sale here? I bought my lens modified.
Forum: Zeiss Contax 1 Week Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 666
Posted By raid
Reminds me of an oven baked camera! Cool.

Reminds me of an oven baked camera! Cool.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 1 Week Ago
Replies: 60
Views: 1,900
Posted By raid
Roland's...

Roland's thread:
https://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=113676
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 1 Week Ago
Replies: 60
Views: 1,900
Posted By raid
Hi Derek, If you go through the posted comments...

Hi Derek,
If you go through the posted comments in this thread you will find a link given in which Roland “Ferider” shows his step by step modifications of the Pentax M to Leica M mount.
I bought...
Forum: Zeiss Contax 1 Week Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 666
Posted By raid
I once was about to get a Contax 1, but the posts...

I once was about to get a Contax 1, but the posts on its lack of reliability scared me away from it. I find such a camera to be very beautiful.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 1 Week Ago
Replies: 18
Views: 372
Posted By raid
Less frequently on the M8 but this is most likely...

Less frequently on the M8 but this is most likely due to using M8 less often.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 1 Week Ago
Replies: 18
Views: 372
Posted By raid
I have been living here for the past 32 years,...

I have been living here for the past 32 years, and my camera equipment looks still fine to me. I use a blower.
Forum: RFF Polls 1 Week Ago
Replies: 2,949
Views: 1,785,357
Posted By raid
It is Sunday. My weekend has been busy so far....

It is Sunday. My weekend has been busy so far. Yesterday I took Lina to Pensacola Beach. She needed some clams for her science fair experiment on Oxygen uptake (metabolic rates) of clams under...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount Copies 1 Week Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 305
Posted By raid
I have a Canon 85/1.5. It is easier to focus with...

I have a Canon 85/1.5. It is easier to focus with a digital camera since I can see any focusing errors and adjust accordingly. I think that the Canon lens is undervalued or under-appreciated. I have...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 1 Week Ago
Replies: 283
Views: 38,591
Posted By raid
Pentax-M 50/1.4 on Leica M9 I took these photos...

Pentax-M 50/1.4 on Leica M9

I took these photos yeaterday morning at Pensacola...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 1 Week Ago
Replies: 18
Views: 372
Posted By raid
Rangefinder-35 commented on this issue. I...

Rangefinder-35 commented on this issue. I replied. :D
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 1 Week Ago
Replies: 18
Views: 372
Posted By raid
There you cannot do anything about it other than...

There you cannot do anything about it other than use PS to remove dots.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 1 Week Ago
Replies: 18
Views: 372
Posted By raid
I try to always turn off the camera before...

I try to always turn off the camera before removing the lens at home.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 1 Week Ago
Replies: 44
Views: 1,596
Posted By raid
There may exist instead some problems with RF...

There may exist instead some problems with RF camera users!
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 1 Week Ago
Replies: 18
Views: 372
Posted By raid
This is "good to know" that dust can actually get...

This is "good to know" that dust can actually get in even when lens is attached to M9. Yes, I often use apertures 8~11~16 with ISO 160 at the beach. Both of your explanations make sense. Thanks. The...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 1 Week Ago
Replies: 18
Views: 372
Posted By raid
Can dust enter the M9 to its sensor when not removing the lens?

I have noticed that whenever I return from taking photos at the beach, I detect dust spots on the images. They can be quickly removed, but I wonder how dust creeps into the M9 when I make sure not to...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 1 Week Ago
Replies: 60
Views: 1,900
Posted By raid
I took some photos yesterday morning with the M9...

I took some photos yesterday morning with the M9 and Pentax-M lens at the beach. The clouds were looking good!
The M9 was set to ISO 160 and the Pentax-M to 8~11.
...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 1 Week Ago
Replies: 60
Views: 1,900
Posted By raid
Peter, I am glad that my thread here is...

Peter, I am glad that my thread here is encouraging you to use your Pentax lenses.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 1 Week Ago
Replies: 60
Views: 1,900
Posted By raid
Thanks. Maybe someone still offers to modify the...

Thanks. Maybe someone still offers to modify the mount for the Pentax lens.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 1 Week Ago
Replies: 60
Views: 1,900
Posted By raid
Thank you Derek.

Thank you Derek.
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 1 Week Ago
Replies: 83
Views: 2,557
Posted By raid
Norway get a lot of rain, but this is not a...

Norway get a lot of rain, but this is not a reason to stay away from such a beautiful country.

I am glad that you brought along your Polaroid camera, Robert!
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 1 Week Ago
Replies: 45
Views: 2,635
Posted By raid
If my M9 died for some reason, I don’t think that...

If my M9 died for some reason, I don’t think that I would get another M9. Life is short, and I would most likely get a modern digital Leica camera instead. Would I sell my M9 and it works fine? I...
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 1 Week Ago
Replies: 78
Views: 28,874
Posted By raid
I miss my Moskva-5 camera. Maybe I should buy...

I miss my Moskva-5 camera. Maybe I should buy another one? Who bought from me the red Moskva-5 with a Moskva-4 lens.
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 1 Week Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 419
Posted By raid
Can you return this camera to the seller?

Can you return this camera to the seller?
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 18
Views: 386
Posted By raid
"The Shallowness Factor in buying Lenses" ! ...

"The Shallowness Factor in buying Lenses" ! :)
It is a major factor here!
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 18
Views: 386
Posted By raid
In your case, you seem to be thinking of getting...

In your case, you seem to be thinking of getting a 75mm lens. I have a (black) 75/1.4 Summilux, but you want a silver one. Then I have a Canon 85/1.5 silver (ltm) that you may actually enjoy using...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 18
Views: 386
Posted By raid
Hello Dante, My feeling has been for many years...

Hello Dante,
My feeling has been for many years now that you cannot have and use too many 50mm lenses. The "rest" can be handled with one lens in the other focal lengths.
How about a Zeiss 5cm 1.5 or...
Forum: Photography General Interest 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 12
Views: 313
Posted By raid
This was done on August 21-22 in Kansas City, it...

This was done on August 21-22 in Kansas City, it seems. See below:

Charlotte Street Foundation is excited to partner with Kansas City Society for Contemporary Photography to host Free Film USA...
Forum: Nikon RF 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 25
Views: 682
Posted By raid
Thanks for posting your beautiful images here. I...

Thanks for posting your beautiful images here.
I also own a Minolta Rokkor 21/4 non-retro focus lens that I can match an adapter Rokkor-LTM.
I like it a lot.
Forum: Nikon RF 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 25
Views: 682
Posted By raid
This image looks very nice. Thanks for posting it...

This image looks very nice. Thanks for posting it here.
Forum: Nikon RF 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 25
Views: 682
Posted By raid
I need to load my F2 with B&W film and use the...

I need to load my F2 with B&W film and use the 21/4 again to get a feel for the lens.
Forum: Nikon RF 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 25
Views: 682
Posted By raid
Thank you for the tip. It will go higher in price...

Thank you for the tip. It will go higher in price soon, I think.
Forum: Nikon RF 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 25
Views: 682
Posted By raid
Digital sensors can get damaged by such...

Digital sensors can get damaged by such non-retrofocus lens. It cannot be used as is on the M8 or M9. I am sure of it. It has to be a film camera.

I have a Nikon RF camera and several Leica film RF...
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 83
Views: 2,557
Posted By raid
Keep on posting your Polaroids here, Robert! They...

Keep on posting your Polaroids here, Robert! They are beautiful.
Forum: Travel 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 25
Views: 763
Posted By raid
I am most interested in what our RFF community...

I am most interested in what our RFF community has done.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 480
Views: 23,997
Posted By raid
The first batch of lenses will be single coated...

The first batch of lenses will be single coated lenses only in black and in brass.
Forum: Travel 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 25
Views: 763
Posted By raid
I meant images taken by RFF members at these days...

I meant images taken by RFF members at these days and after the war.
Forum: Travel 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 25
Views: 763
Posted By raid
Bosnia is a region of the world where we rarely...

Bosnia is a region of the world where we rarely see images from.
Forum: Nikon RF 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 25
Views: 682
Posted By raid
I have seen at bee-bay WL finder for about $80...

I have seen at bee-bay WL finder for about $80 for sale.
Forum: RFF Polls 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 445
Views: 75,766
Posted By raid
Hi Lynn. Do you have a preference of the IIIf...

Hi Lynn.

Do you have a preference of the IIIf over the IIIc or the other way around?
Forum: RFF Polls 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 445
Views: 75,766
Posted By raid
I am still only having oldies. My latest model is...

I am still only having oldies.
My latest model is an M9.
Forum: Nikon RF 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 25
Views: 682
Posted By raid
Thank you Bill. I am not handy enough to manage...

Thank you Bill.
I am not handy enough to manage such a hack.
Do you mean a F/F2 hot shoe accessory?

I have used this lens with one roll of film many years ago.
Forum: Nikon RF 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 25
Views: 682
Posted By raid
Can’t you add a Pentax N42 to K adapter?

Can’t you add a Pentax N42 to K adapter?
Forum: Nikon RF 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 25
Views: 682
Posted By raid
My lens came with its accessory and finder.

My lens came with its accessory and finder.
Forum: Nikon RF 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 25
Views: 682
Posted By raid
I already have a 16/8 converted to M mount, do I...

I already have a 16/8 converted to M mount, do I will keep the Nikkor in F mount.
There is no need for RF coupling.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 42
Views: 1,190
Posted By raid
This thread is meant to joke about it all.

This thread is meant to joke about it all.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 42
Views: 1,190
Posted By raid
Of course, but it is a point and shoot rig.

Of course, but it is a point and shoot rig.
Forum: Travel 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 25
Views: 763
Posted By raid
Excellent images. Well done.

Excellent images. Well done.
Forum: Nikon RF 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 25
Views: 682
Posted By raid
This is a great modification idea, Phil. I am not...

This is a great modification idea, Phil. I am not as skilled as you are, though, and until further notice, the lens stays as is in SLR F mount. How do you like your images from your lens?
Forum: Nikon RF 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 25
Views: 682
Posted By raid
Nikkor 21 4

I have a Nikkor-O 2.1cm 4 without RF coupling, of course. Does anyone here own a Nikkor 2.1cm 4 RF lens by any chance? I haven't seen any recent threads on this lens.

I use my SLR lens on a Nikon F2...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 42
Views: 1,190
Posted By raid
Isn't this similar to a rangefinder...

Isn't this similar to a rangefinder camera?

https://photos.smugmug.com/2018-Varieties/i-qsCxbjD/0/db3c46e7/X5/nikkor0.21.4-X5.jpg
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 42
Views: 1,190
Posted By raid
Do we have today established that almost any...

Do we have today established that almost any camera can be viewed as a RF camera!
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 42
Views: 1,190
Posted By raid
My “RF” F2 is used with a Nikon 21mm/4 via mirror...

My “RF” F2 is used with a Nikon 21mm/4 via mirror lock-up.
Now this rig is close to being a RF unit.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 42
Views: 1,190
Posted By raid
Smile :D The Nikon F is not a RF camera because it is...

:D The Nikon F is not a RF camera because it is an SLR Camera.
No joking here
Forum: RFF Polls 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 445
Views: 75,766
Posted By raid
Sorry about your eye sight. An AF DSLR May work...

Sorry about your eye sight. An AF DSLR May work better than a RF camera.
Forum: Half Frames / Subminiatures 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 28
Views: 5,786
Posted By raid
Is the view the equivalent of a m 4/3 camera? Is...

Is the view the equivalent of a m 4/3 camera? Is the 25mm lens a normal lens?
Forum: Half Frames / Subminiatures 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 28
Views: 5,786
Posted By raid
It is a great camera for hiking. Hardly any...

It is a great camera for hiking. Hardly any weight.
Forum: Travel 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 43
Views: 1,240
Posted By raid
How sturdy are such bridges?

How sturdy are such bridges?
Forum: Travel 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 43
Views: 1,240
Posted By raid
Great adventure images here! Bravo. Life is very...

Great adventure images here! Bravo.

Life is very precious but it is so short. I have lived my life quite balanced, with occasional risks taken.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 480
Views: 23,997
Posted By raid
This makes sense. I have a chrome Cron, so I want...

This makes sense. I have a chrome Cron, so I want the unusual bronze version.
Forum: Photography General Interest 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 168
Views: 5,637
Posted By raid
Film has been around us. It still is. When I...

Film has been around us. It still is.
When I bought my M9, I immediately then bought a film camera (SWC) that I wanted to link me to film. I wanted to make sure that using a digital M will not take...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 480
Views: 23,997
Posted By raid
Why are most requests for a black lens?

Why are most requests for a black lens?
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 480
Views: 23,997
Posted By raid
I want serial number 030405 or 03041955 :)

I want serial number 030405 or 03041955 :)
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 480
Views: 23,997
Posted By raid
I hope that our wishes for certain colors will...

I hope that our wishes for certain colors will not divert us to a later stage delivery and for a different cost. Are all colors on brass material for the lens or are some lenses made from lighter...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 22
Views: 812
Posted By raid
It looks as if many people here use both types of...

It looks as if many people here use both types of cameras. It makes sense to do so, I think.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 15
Views: 961
Posted By raid
I lost $450 to someone at RFF who mailed me a...

I lost $450 to someone at RFF who mailed me a broken scanner. I raved about it, but it did not help me. He took my money and disappeared. I still have the EPSON scanner V700 that sits on a table...
Forum: RFF Polls 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 2,949
Views: 1,785,357
Posted By raid
Good for you, Jim. I miss the fall colors.

Good for you, Jim. I miss the fall colors.
Forum: RFF Polls 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 2,949
Views: 1,785,357
Posted By raid
It is Friday!a We have sunny weather and no rain...

It is Friday!a
We have sunny weather and no rain forecast. It had been around a high of 94F for many days now. It is supposed to be fall. The Sunny 16 rule still applies!

I will try to set aside the...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 15
Views: 961
Posted By raid
Thanks for this warning. I feel better about...

Thanks for this warning. I feel better about buying from RFF.
Forum: Off Topic 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 273
Posted By raid
Thank you Ellen. Investigators ignore...

Thank you Ellen.
Investigators ignore environmental pollution and they keep on getting no leads on why breast cancer rates are very high in some regions of the US.
Forum: Off Topic 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 273
Posted By raid
Thank you Helen. I am today giving a radio...

Thank you Helen.

I am today giving a radio interview about this issue New York has a well known issue with high breast cancer rates that after over 25 years of investigations still are unresolved....
Forum: Off Topic 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 273
Posted By raid
Thank you Peter. Poorer populations have a high...

Thank you Peter. Poorer populations have a high rate of cancer mortality while richer populations have a higher cancer incidence rate and low mortality. They see their doctors and they catch the...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 480
Views: 23,997
Posted By raid
It makes it possible now to get such a package...

It makes it possible now to get such a package for $1000, Chris. Isn't this just great!
Forum: Off Topic 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 273
Posted By raid
I first taught 10 Master's level students a...

I first taught 10 Master's level students a course on using disease surveillance software along with information on using ArcGIS for mapping and also using the Statistical Analysis System for...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 480
Views: 23,997
Posted By raid
I hope that there will be a sufficient number of...

I hope that there will be a sufficient number of lenses available for all who interested here.
I want to make this lens my "travel lens" . It will replace my pre-asph Lux.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 480
Views: 23,997
Posted By raid
Is the brass lens single coated or will it be...

Is the brass lens single coated or will it be multicoated? I have a feeling that mulitcoated lenses are not in the first batch made.
Forum: Off Topic 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 273
Posted By raid
Thanks for taking a look!

Thanks for taking a look!
Forum: Off Topic 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 273
Posted By raid
https://weartv.com/resources/media/16869790-95ec-4...

https://weartv.com/resources/media/16869790-95ec-42b4-aa89-cbb99152d272-large16x9_Dr.RaidAmin.jpg?1570036583419
Forum: Off Topic 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 273
Posted By raid
I made it into the local news

It is Breast Cancer Month, and this is shown in our local news:

WEAR posted a story on its website today
https://weartv.com/news/local/uwf-study-gulf-coast-in-breast-cancer-hot-spot
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 48
Views: 1,191
Posted By raid
I checked on ebay; it is for sale for $5000+

I checked on ebay; it is for sale for $5000+
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 480
Views: 23,997
Posted By raid
Brass for me too. I want the rare one :)

Brass for me too. I want the rare one :)
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 48
Views: 1,191
Posted By raid
Thank you, Erik. I just love the Summicron 50...

Thank you, Erik. I just love the Summicron 50 lenses.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 433
Posted By raid
I still have two G1 cameras, and I agree with...

I still have two G1 cameras, and I agree with what you have said here. There is nothing seriously flawed with the G1.
I have the Zeiss 28, 45, and 90 lenses in G mount.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 433
Posted By raid
Thank you, John. I bought this M3 in like-new...

Thank you, John. I bought this M3 in like-new condition many years ago from a gentleman who bought two M3 cameras in Germany while stationed there. My M3 was his back-up camera that he took out of...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 48
Views: 1,191
Posted By raid
What is the best identifier of a Version 4 in...

What is the best identifier of a Version 4 in chrome Summicron? Is it the years during which such lenses were made?
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 433
Posted By raid
It is about the possibility to use your Leica M...

It is about the possibility to use your Leica M camera with such lenses. This is all. I also have a Zeiss G 45/2 in M mount that someone converted (with RF coupling). I also have same lens in G...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 433
Posted By raid
Such extreme wide angle lenses were designed for...

Such extreme wide angle lenses were designed for use with film cameras and not for digital cameras. My 16/8 shows purple smearing at the edges and it is less sharp there too. It does better with the...
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 22
Views: 806
Posted By raid
I love using my E-PL1 and E-P2 cameras. I set...

I love using my E-PL1 and E-P2 cameras. I set color options to "natural", and the colors come out very beautiful. I mainly use with these cameras the Panasonic Summilux 25/1.4 and an SLR 50mm/1.4...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 433
Posted By raid
My lens has from the start no RF focusing.

My lens has from the start no RF focusing.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 433
Posted By raid
When he accepts to do such work.

When he accepts to do such work.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 433
Posted By raid
https://photos.smugmug.com/Hologon-M/i-sv88v6B/0/5...

https://photos.smugmug.com/Hologon-M/i-sv88v6B/0/5bac4d22/X3/Hologon_m3.%282%29-X3.jpg

https://photos.smugmug.com/Hologon-M/i-QkTS8xg/0/e9541371/X2/Hologon_m3-X2.jpg
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 433
Posted By raid
My Zeiss Hologon 16/8 was converted by Don to M...

My Zeiss Hologon 16/8 was converted by Don to M mount. It is perfect.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 433
Posted By raid
I have seen on ebay cheap adapters for minimal...

I have seen on ebay cheap adapters for minimal work to be done.
I chose DAG instead. It costs about $500.
Forum: Half Frames / Subminiatures 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 42
Views: 1,182
Posted By raid
I have a PEN-M42 adapter that I can use with M42...

I have a PEN-M42 adapter that I can use with M42 mount lenses on the PEN. I have an F and an FT. The Pentax 85/1.8 becomes a 170/1.8 on the PEN.
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 26
Views: 1,081
Posted By raid
The M6 is like my M3 when the battery is dead or...

The M6 is like my M3 when the battery is dead or the meter is dead. No big deal.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 480
Views: 23,997
Posted By raid
Thanks for this thread.

Thanks for this thread.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 480
Views: 23,997
Posted By raid
It is not easy to craft such a lens, Kevin. I am...

It is not easy to craft such a lens, Kevin. I am glad to see the makers not avoid such obstacles.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 480
Views: 23,997
Posted By raid
Could it be that the cementing of the glass...

Could it be that the cementing of the glass elements has something to do with the flare here? Was it blackened out?
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 480
Views: 23,997
Posted By raid
Well, you may have identified one light situation...

Well, you may have identified one light situation in which something in the replica lens differs from the original lens in such a way that flare effects are more pronounced. I wonder if the replica...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 480
Views: 23,997
Posted By raid
Was a lens hood used with each lens? If such...

Was a lens hood used with each lens? If such flare occurred with a lens hood being used, then this is maybe problematic for photographers shooting in scenes with strong light sources. Isn't the...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 480
Views: 23,997
Posted By raid
It appears that even though the replica has...

It appears that even though the replica has coated glass elements, the flare is more pronounced than in the original lens.
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 22
Views: 812
Posted By raid
Your camera bag content is so neatly laid...

Your camera bag content is so neatly laid out,Robert!
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 22
Views: 812
Posted By raid
Mixing up Leica digital and film cameras

I decided a few weeks ago to have in my camera bag Leica film cameras in addition to the M9 digital camera.

Why not? :cool:

The M3 looks like new, and this may have been my fault. I have on it a...
Forum: RFF Polls 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 2,949
Views: 1,785,357
Posted By raid
It is weekend again, and the sun is shining full...

It is weekend again, and the sun is shining full force here on Pensacola. We have had broken heat records several times the past few days, but the sky looks great and if you can manage extreme heat,...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 27
Views: 1,036
Posted By raid
I would pick the M 240 for its very useful...

I would pick the M 240 for its very useful LiveView function. If you are a purist, use a Barnack Leica with film. With a digital Leica camera, get the technology and make use of it.

Just my...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 26
Views: 1,081
Posted By raid
I would send the M6 to Don Goldberg. He will know...

I would send the M6 to Don Goldberg. He will know what can be done.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 62
Views: 2,056
Posted By raid
There are many options available for a light 35mm...

There are many options available for a light 35mm camera. I would get a Pentax LX with a 50/2 to keep things light. The 50/1.4 may be better :)
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 26
Views: 1,081
Posted By raid
My M3's meter never worked! Maybe this is why I...

My M3's meter never worked! Maybe this is why I use an external meter with this camera. :)
My M6 seems to be fine. The meter works.
Forum: Photography General Interest 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 75
Views: 2,453
Posted By raid
My most used set-up is carrying two cameras with...

My most used set-up is carrying two cameras with one lens each. I could manage with one camera and one lens. On the other hand, there is for me also the enjoyment of using different equipment once...
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 83
Views: 2,557
Posted By raid
I recall seeing this grave, and I was sad. You...

I recall seeing this grave, and I was sad.
You were brave.
The trip to Bergen was a great trip, I think.
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 13
Views: 527
Posted By raid
Thank you very much, Robert! The beach quite...

Thank you very much, Robert!
The beach quite often looks like this.
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 32
Views: 1,860
Posted By raid
I now realize how much I don't understand. Thanks.

I now realize how much I don't understand. Thanks.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 60
Views: 1,900
Posted By raid
Leica...

Leica...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 420
Posted By raid
Bob...

Bob Helmond

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/6945/med_U6945I1568944997.SEQ.1.jpg

Superb.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 60
Views: 1,900
Posted By raid
Pentax-M 50mm 1.4 with M8 this...

Pentax-M 50mm 1.4 with M8 this...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 60
Views: 1,900
Posted By raid
https://photos.smugmug.com/Pentax-M50mm14LeicaM9/i...

https://photos.smugmug.com/Pentax-M50mm14LeicaM9/i-4f9K6Xt/0/df6009b7/4K/L1001938-4K.jpg

https://photos.smugmug.com/Pentax-M50mm14LeicaM9/i-TRc4bhv/0/ca637cc1/X4/L1001937-X4.jpg

https://photos.smugm...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 60
Views: 1,900
Posted By raid
This is good then.

This is good then.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 60
Views: 1,900
Posted By raid
I hope that he is doing well. I always worry when...

I hope that he is doing well. I always worry when someone suddenly vanishes.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 60
Views: 1,900
Posted By raid
By the way, where is Roland?

By the way, where is Roland?
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 60
Views: 1,900
Posted By raid
This is a great collection of Pentax 50mm lenses!...

This is a great collection of Pentax 50mm lenses! I don't have the radioactive one or the 8 element version. I tried to find a clean Super Takumar with 8 elements and at a reasonable cost, but then...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 60
Views: 1,900
Posted By raid
Thank you Robert!

Thank you Robert!
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 60
Views: 1,900
Posted By raid
https://photos.smugmug.com/Pentax-M50mm14LeicaM9/i...

https://photos.smugmug.com/Pentax-M50mm14LeicaM9/i-4f9K6Xt/0/df6009b7/X3/L1001938-X3.jpg

https://photos.smugmug.com/Pentax-M50mm14LeicaM9/i-wsf8GCs/0/d9ac8916/X3/L1001932-X3.jpg
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 60
Views: 1,900
Posted By raid
Fog? Not really! I had the AC on in the car, and...

Fog? Not really! I had the AC on in the car, and stepping out exposed the lens to a blast of...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 60
Views: 1,900
Posted By raid
Your 50 1.4 may be the one with radioactive...

Your 50 1.4 may be the one with radioactive glass. I am pleased with the recent images that I have obtained with the 50 1.4 M. There is an overall quality in each image. Nothing is in excess and...
Forum: Fixed Lens 35mm RF 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 61
Views: 1,830
Posted By raid
I haven't used such cameras for the past few...

I haven't used such cameras for the past few years. I have several cameras with fixed lens.

Extremely good lenses on these cameras:
Konica I
Konica II
Konica III
Konica IIIM

Minox GT (and similar...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 60
Views: 1,900
Posted By raid
https://photos.smugmug.com/Pentax-M50mm14LeicaM9/i...

https://photos.smugmug.com/Pentax-M50mm14LeicaM9/i-fCrqgPt/0/b0f3d3e7/X3/L1001919-X3.jpg
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 60
Views: 1,900
Posted By raid
The "problem" is that almost all Pentax 50mm...

The "problem" is that almost all Pentax 50mm lenses are superb.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 60
Views: 1,900
Posted By raid
Are you getting spectacular looking images with...

Are you getting spectacular looking images with the radioactive lens that you would not get without this lens?
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 60
Views: 1,900
Posted By raid
Your lens looks beautiful! It is a Japanese...

Your lens looks beautiful!
It is a Japanese Summilux.
Is your lens also a Pentax M?
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 60
Views: 1,900
Posted By raid
Do you feel that the 7/7 is optically superior to...

Do you feel that the 7/7 is optically superior to the 8/7? Why?
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 60
Views: 1,900
Posted By raid
I seem to own the “best performer.” It is the...

I seem to own the “best performer.”
It is the 35/2 before the M or A.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 60
Views: 1,900
Posted By raid
Thank you Rob. I bought the lens from Paul here...

Thank you Rob.
I bought the lens from Paul here at RFF who got this RF coupled lens from Roland (Ferider). Roland posted about his modifications to the lens to make it RF coupled....
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 60
Views: 1,900
Posted By raid
I know that I have the M42 mount SMC 35/2. Is it...

I know that I have the M42 mount SMC 35/2. Is it a lot different from the K mount version?
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 60
Views: 1,900
Posted By raid
I have this lens! It is sharp and flare...

I have this lens! It is sharp and flare resistant. I own one copy ...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 60
Views: 1,900
Posted By raid
The camera and...

The camera and lens


https://photos.smugmug.com/Pentax-M50mm14LeicaM9/i-7D2j6KN/0/c4c95dc6/X2/Pentax-M-X2.jpg
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 1,864
Views: 296,918
Posted By raid
M9 with Pentax 59...

M9 with Pentax 59 1.4

https://photos.smugmug.com/Pentax-M50mm14LeicaM9/i-djgfPc9/0/b84af894/XL/L1001961-XL.jpg
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 60
Views: 1,900
Posted By raid
https://photos.smugmug.com/Pentax-M50mm14LeicaM9/i...

https://photos.smugmug.com/Pentax-M50mm14LeicaM9/i-BLD93fK/0/c09acd3b/X3/L1001897-X3.jpg


https://photos.smugmug.com/Pentax-M50mm14LeicaM9/i-7tZHd42/0/5e2e0d2f/X3/L1001896-X3.jpg


https://photos.smu...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 283
Views: 38,591
Posted By raid
Pentax-M 50mm 1.4,...

Pentax-M 50mm 1.4, M9

https://photos.smugmug.com/Pentax-M50mm14LeicaM9/i-LdN5zSd/0/aca6bb9b/X2/L1001893-X2.jpg


https://photos.smugmug.com/Pentax-M50mm14LeicaM9/i-2PGg3VD/0/50aefe1a/L/RFFS4-L.jpg
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 60
Views: 1,900
Posted By raid
Thank you Charles. This one is among my favorite...

Thank you Charles. This one is among my favorite 50mm lenses. Roland adapted it to M mount.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 60
Views: 1,900
Posted By raid
M9 with Pentax-M 50mm 1.4

I took some photos during sunset at Pensacola Beach yesterday. My daughter Dana accompanied me, which has become a rare event as teenagers get busy with life.

The old SLR lens is RF coupled, and I...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 24
Views: 939
Posted By raid
I have both, and I use both now; film and digital...

I have both, and I use both now; film and digital M cameras. Yesterday, while at the beach during sunset, I switched between the M9 with a Pentax 50 1.4 and a Standard Leica (EFKE 100) with a Canon...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 354
Posted By raid
Thanks for thee posts. I am untrusted to get one...

Thanks for thee posts. I am untrusted to get one day a 50mm non asphalt Lux. I have a 35mm Lux and a 75mm Lux but not the 50mm Lux.
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 24
Views: 939
Posted By raid
It was a good marketing trick.

It was a good marketing trick.
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 219
Views: 10,959
Posted By raid
I agree with Robert 100%, Helen.

I agree with Robert 100%, Helen.
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 24
Views: 939
Posted By raid
What Kevin and Huss said above; around...

What Kevin and Huss said above; around $5000-$5500 used in very clean condition from the USA. The SL is less costly.
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 24
Views: 939
Posted By raid
My personal preference has been over the years...

My personal preference has been over the years never to buy a new Leica.
This is especially applicable to digital Leica cameras to lower the loss of depreciation over the next few years.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 480
Views: 23,997
Posted By raid
I have the Summicron V1 with single coating, so...

I have the Summicron V1 with single coating, so getting the multiple costing version would make more sense to get in my case.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-18-2019
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Posted By raid
There was a time when many Leica users were...

There was a time when many Leica users were posting at P....net, and due to cruel talks there, many joined RFF and stayed here.
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