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Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 1 Day Ago
Replies: 825
Views: 164,756
Posted By Emile de Leon
How about some clickless Cine lenses.. Maybe...

How about some clickless Cine lenses..
Maybe anamorphic too..
At decent prices..
There is a big market for that..
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 4 Days Ago
Replies: 614
Views: 31,922
Posted By Emile de Leon
I'd worry about the brass tarnishing..

I'd worry about the brass tarnishing..
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 5 Days Ago
Replies: 614
Views: 31,922
Posted By Emile de Leon
Please reserve a Chrome version for me thx!

Please reserve a Chrome version for me thx!
Forum: Photography General Interest 6 Days Ago
Replies: 54
Views: 2,147
Posted By Emile de Leon
Exactly why would anyone with a true artistic...

Exactly why would anyone with a true artistic bent..and very active in that..
Take the time off being an artist...to be a full time reviewer..?
2 different mind sets..for 2 different purposes..
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 1 Week Ago
Replies: 26
Views: 1,114
Posted By Emile de Leon
No low pass filter..?...maybe..

No low pass filter..?...maybe..
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 1 Week Ago
Replies: 26
Views: 1,114
Posted By Emile de Leon
I've been seriously thinking about this camera...

I've been seriously thinking about this camera for a few months now..
And will probably get it.
Still thinking though..
Just put in a stock request at B&H..FP w/45 f2.8...
I shoot a lot of video..so...
Forum: Leica SL 1 Week Ago
Replies: 193
Views: 5,996
Posted By Emile de Leon
Raid..why not get the original SL when it goes on...

Raid..why not get the original SL when it goes on sale..and bargain them down further..

Maybe just..not buy into all the SL2 hype..
Use M glass on it..and when you want to put some SL giant perfect...
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 1 Week Ago
Replies: 19
Views: 2,712
Posted By Emile de Leon
Billinghams are my faves! Got 3 of them. The 30...

Billinghams are my faves!
Got 3 of them.
The 30 year old one is looking pretty ratty these days though.

So they dont last forever.
My new one..
https://i.imgur.com/bo77EC0.jpg
Forum: Leica SL 1 Week Ago
Replies: 193
Views: 5,996
Posted By Emile de Leon
Probably would luv this camera...but... Same ole...

Probably would luv this camera...but...
Same ole dumb...29 min video recording limit..
Making it useless for concerts etc..
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 559
Views: 43,323
Posted By Emile de Leon
We all have our ways...whatever works!

We all have our ways...whatever works!
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 559
Views: 43,323
Posted By Emile de Leon
I would think that APS or micro 4/3 w/full frame...

I would think that APS or micro 4/3 w/full frame lens..will get rid of the "dirty corner" realities of most lenses.
I've been happy with Focotar-2 on BEEON or Leitz Valoy for 6x9 and up..
Thing...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 42
Views: 1,479
Posted By Emile de Leon
Request from the seller to send you a funds...

Request from the seller to send you a funds request for goods...this still goes thru E***..
But..there is...

No tax...tuna-mon'..
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 65
Views: 2,170
Posted By Emile de Leon
I dont want all those 41MP per shot..clogging up...

I dont want all those 41MP per shot..clogging up my computer...
Would rather have a super speed 12MP or 24MP cam..
Forum: Photography General Interest 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 58
Views: 16,008
Posted By Emile de Leon
I own both..bought new back in the day... FM for...

I own both..bought new back in the day...
FM for work..
M6 for me...
M6 gets used..
FM..just sits around still in mint condition from 1978..
Forum: Photography General Interest 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 138
Views: 5,151
Posted By Emile de Leon
Watches..like cameras..or any other thing for...

Watches..like cameras..or any other thing for that matter...
We can probably live without..
But they can enrich our lives too...
https://i.imgur.com/Q3tlJVU.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/pNIplES.jpg
Forum: Leica SL 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 18
Views: 559
Posted By Emile de Leon
I always wonder.. Why anyone these days.. Would...

I always wonder..
Why anyone these days..
Would want a reg slr camera w/o a flippy screen..
M10 not included..
Sure the SL is nice with Leica lenses..
But once you have a fully articulated...
Forum: Photography General Interest 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 138
Views: 5,151
Posted By Emile de Leon
https://i.imgur.com/aUEHLVt.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/aUEHLVt.jpg
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 16
Views: 722
Posted By Emile de Leon
Ver 1 is nice and light. Probably not as good in...

Ver 1 is nice and light. Probably not as good in the corners as the other versions..
But for my purposes..works fine.
Esp when traveling.
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 10-14-2019
Replies: 20
Views: 646
Posted By Emile de Leon
I did a vid on the 3 tabletop tripods...

I did a vid on the 3 tabletop tripods recently..
For sheer lightweight and speed..I luv the latest Gitzo..so quick and firm..

The Oben is more flexible..but more things to adjust..

I decided to...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 10-01-2019
Replies: 614
Views: 31,922
Posted By Emile de Leon
I think it should have been a flawless...

I think it should have been a flawless diamond..or emerald...lol..
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-23-2019
Replies: 37
Views: 1,187
Posted By Emile de Leon
I just got back into film after a 10+ year...

I just got back into film after a 10+ year hiatus..
I figure the only reason for film these days is you actually like the process..and intend to print..
For me that means MF up to LF..
Not...
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-22-2019
Replies: 292
Views: 15,661
Posted By Emile de Leon
This... https://i.imgur.com/2PB3Ixg.jpg

This...
https://i.imgur.com/2PB3Ixg.jpg
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-16-2019
Replies: 107
Views: 4,667
Posted By Emile de Leon
At least it pours easier...lol..

At least it pours easier...lol..
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 09-13-2019
Replies: 10
Views: 455
Posted By Emile de Leon
Thx Brett! Would like to know that info. I was...

Thx Brett! Would like to know that info.



I was surprised it worked! And it even has the lil incident plastic attachment too.



Now thats something to think about!
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 09-13-2019
Replies: 10
Views: 455
Posted By Emile de Leon
I read somewhere that the 180 Sonnar covers...

I read somewhere that the 180 Sonnar covers 4x5..dont know if true or how well..
I have yet to test it out..maybe I'll do that tomorrow..
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 09-13-2019
Replies: 10
Views: 455
Posted By Emile de Leon
Thx man! I have sheet film cameras from 4x5 to...

Thx man!


I have sheet film cameras from 4x5 to 16x20 Wisner..the cost per sheet today over 15 years ago..is staggering..and even roll film..at $6- per..

I think the 180 Sonnar will cover 4x5..and...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 09-13-2019
Replies: 10
Views: 455
Posted By Emile de Leon
Linhof Tech 70 ...with...Biogon..!

Just got this set...decided to start back w/film after more than a decade of digital..and get my hands wet again...

Looked at the cost of sheet film these days and gasped..
So its roll film for...
Forum: Leica SL 09-13-2019
Replies: 193
Views: 5,996
Posted By Emile de Leon
No Porsche design there..

No Porsche design there..
Forum: Leica SL 09-09-2019
Replies: 193
Views: 5,996
Posted By Emile de Leon
Jeeze..thats a butt ugly camera...lol..

Jeeze..thats a butt ugly camera...lol..
Forum: Travel 09-04-2019
Replies: 19
Views: 721
Posted By Emile de Leon
Yeah..thats all fine and good... ...but where do...

Yeah..thats all fine and good...
...but where do you go for Hungarian strudel..?
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 09-02-2019
Replies: 46
Views: 1,445
Posted By Emile de Leon
The Volvo P1800 was luv at 1st sight for me.. Had...

The Volvo P1800 was luv at 1st sight for me..
Had to have one..
Loved the muffler kickback roar..
And the styling..
And esp..the 5th gear electronic overdrive..
Never owned another sports car...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 08-31-2019
Replies: 6
Views: 499
Posted By Emile de Leon
Guitar is beautiful..reminds me of the Gibson of...

Guitar is beautiful..reminds me of the Gibson of a guy I played jazz with for years used..
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 08-30-2019
Replies: 46
Views: 1,445
Posted By Emile de Leon
Quote: ...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Emile de Leon ...
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 08-29-2019
Replies: 46
Views: 1,445
Posted By Emile de Leon
I used to own a 1960 Volvo P1800... Didnt go very...

I used to own a 1960 Volvo P1800...
Didnt go very fast..but it was fun to drive..and what a looker..
Forum: Large Format Film RF 08-27-2019
Replies: 44
Views: 1,735
Posted By Emile de Leon
4x5..printed really large..in a wet...

4x5..printed really large..in a wet darkroom...will kill most medium formats in tonality..only 6x9 can compete..and even then..
And a contact print on chloride paper..will kill any print made on...
Forum: Large Format Film RF 08-26-2019
Replies: 44
Views: 1,735
Posted By Emile de Leon
You can make some stunning prints with the 4x5 in...

You can make some stunning prints with the 4x5 in that format..
Unless you want to fiddle around with movements..
You should be able to do great with that cam!
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 08-16-2019
Replies: 161
Views: 7,608
Posted By Emile de Leon
Get rid of the wife..get rid of the kids..flush...

Get rid of the wife..get rid of the kids..flush w/Leica...lol...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 08-16-2019
Replies: 161
Views: 7,608
Posted By Emile de Leon
Leica M lenses..pretty much hold their value if...

Leica M lenses..pretty much hold their value if you buy right and wait a few years..
Pretty much anyone who is a camera buff can afford a Leica lens..
I sold my Toyota to get my 1st M3 w/DR..
You...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 08-15-2019
Replies: 614
Views: 31,922
Posted By Emile de Leon
Jeeze..that lens looks good!

Jeeze..that lens looks good!
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 08-15-2019
Replies: 161
Views: 7,608
Posted By Emile de Leon
They know...they can get it..lol..

They know...they can get it..lol..
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 08-12-2019
Replies: 20
Views: 873
Posted By Emile de Leon
Charge back the MC/Visa card if its not too...

Charge back the MC/Visa card if its not too late..as they wont honor their "repair"..
Find another repairman..and/or get another body..
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 08-12-2019
Replies: 89
Views: 1,660
Posted By Emile de Leon
The SL is weather sealed.. I would love to have a...

The SL is weather sealed..
I would love to have a well sealed digital cam like that..
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 08-12-2019
Replies: 89
Views: 1,660
Posted By Emile de Leon
There are certain photos you simply can not take...

There are certain photos you simply can not take with any cam other than a rangefinder..
The ability to chop into a scene fast w/o thinking..seeing all the stuff around the actual photo area..and...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 08-11-2019
Replies: 89
Views: 1,660
Posted By Emile de Leon
Neither.. Why not this one.. Smallest full...

Neither..
Why not this one..
Smallest full framer..
L mount..thin or no..cover glass..
Supposed to work well w/M...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-09-2019
Replies: 67
Views: 7,004
Posted By Emile de Leon
Never really got on w/filters.. Tested a bit back...

Never really got on w/filters..
Tested a bit back in the day..
Some worked ok..others not..
Tend to degrade the image..more flare etc..
And then you have to get the same filter for different lens...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 08-09-2019
Replies: 7
Views: 670
Posted By Emile de Leon
Always wondered about that camera..movements and...

Always wondered about that camera..movements and all..
Back in the day B&H..at the old location..had one sitting high up in there on a shelf...
Giant cam..lol..
I went LF & ULF instead..
If you are...
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-07-2019
Replies: 138
Views: 5,151
Posted By Emile de Leon
I didnt wear a watch for over 30 years..didnt...

I didnt wear a watch for over 30 years..didnt care too much for all of that..
Then I turned 60..and thought..nows the time..
https://i.imgur.com/oVmEfa2.jpg
This year I turned 63..so I added...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 08-06-2019
Replies: 614
Views: 31,922
Posted By Emile de Leon
Nature abhors a vacuum... If Leica isnt going to...

Nature abhors a vacuum...
If Leica isnt going to reissue it..
Someone else will..
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 08-05-2019
Replies: 15
Views: 1,055
Posted By Emile de Leon
Seems to me Ebay would side with you..as the...

Seems to me Ebay would side with you..as the "buyer" didn't provide tracking # w/signature confirm..
Opps..just noticed..time limit expired..
Forum: Lomography 08-05-2019
Replies: 6
Views: 378
Posted By Emile de Leon
Pretty interesting system Huss. Photos looking...

Pretty interesting system Huss. Photos looking good! I like the look of those lenses..different..
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 08-04-2019
Replies: 614
Views: 31,922
Posted By Emile de Leon
Someone in China should make all the Leica lenses...

Someone in China should make all the Leica lenses we love..
F1.0 Noct...75mm F1.4...35mm F1.4 pre..
Sell em for a fair price..make them as good or better..
There will be buyers..
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 08-03-2019
Replies: 18
Views: 734
Posted By Emile de Leon
Some of the older lenses..while perhaps not as...

Some of the older lenses..while perhaps not as good wide open or close..
Are stunning at F5.6 or F8..
Some of the newer lenses..while better matched at all their F stops..fail to reach the highest...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 08-03-2019
Replies: 18
Views: 734
Posted By Emile de Leon
DR was my very best lens for noon time sunny...

DR was my very best lens for noon time sunny days..and tech pan B&W..or any other high contrast low iso film..
DR totally reduced the high contrast of TP with the sun..and resolution was...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 07-30-2019
Replies: 9
Views: 430
Posted By Emile de Leon
My favorite lens..I never got around to buying..

My favorite lens..I never got around to buying..
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 07-29-2019
Replies: 464
Views: 67,412
Posted By Emile de Leon
Nice cam..it actually has a..flippy...

Nice cam..it actually has a..flippy screen..well..tilting...
Priced @ $7499-
The new..SWC..
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-28-2019
Replies: 109
Views: 15,887
Posted By Emile de Leon
Thanks! Problem is.. The older watches are...

Thanks!
Problem is..
The older watches are expensive to service..
And even harder to find someone to do a good job..
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 07-28-2019
Replies: 22
Views: 1,142
Posted By Emile de Leon
I have the DR version.. My experience.. Great on...

I have the DR version..
My experience..

Great on film..
Not so great on digital..
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-27-2019
Replies: 109
Views: 15,887
Posted By Emile de Leon
Some of my dads watches..some of mine..most stuff...

Some of my dads watches..some of mine..most stuff I've owned for a long time...
https://i.imgur.com/IhUWKD8.jpg
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 07-25-2019
Replies: 614
Views: 31,922
Posted By Emile de Leon
Sorry for the confusion..I meant..how is the...

Sorry for the confusion..I meant..how is the China lens mechanically..
This would be paramount in my mind..as well as QC..
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 07-25-2019
Replies: 614
Views: 31,922
Posted By Emile de Leon
Looks good..! Would like to see it compared to...

Looks good..!
Would like to see it compared to the real Leica 8 element at all apertures for comparison..
I did some quick testing of an 8 element back in the day..
Very nice lens..I actually liked...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-24-2019
Replies: 110
Views: 4,131
Posted By Emile de Leon
If there is a recession..or depression...

If there is a recession..or depression coming...film will be dead..
As in...too expensive to shoot..
And film cams will be cheap again..relatively..
Thing is...sooner or later..these cameras will be...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-23-2019
Replies: 110
Views: 4,131
Posted By Emile de Leon
The Leica man cares not about such simple things...

The Leica man cares not about such simple things as money..or market ups and downs..
He just buys anyway...lol..
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 07-21-2019
Replies: 30
Views: 1,148
Posted By Emile de Leon
The Elmar M is one of the best rendering...

The Elmar M is one of the best rendering all-arounder lenses I own except for speed..it just has that certain "something"..that makes it a pleasure to use in either color or...
Forum: Sony E Lenses / Adapted Lenses / Adapters / Images 07-20-2019
Replies: 249
Views: 108,229
Posted By Emile de Leon
A72 w/Leica R 60mm...

A72 w/Leica R 60mm macro...
https://i.imgur.com/sMjDHCZ.jpg
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 07-20-2019
Replies: 6
Views: 493
Posted By Emile de Leon
I think I like it better the other way..lol..

I think I like it better the other way..lol..
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-17-2019
Replies: 26
Views: 1,044
Posted By Emile de Leon
Dont know.. I use an 8x10 Ebony cam on old AZO...

Dont know..
I use an 8x10 Ebony cam on old AZO chloride paper..and right outta the gate..it demolishes any print I ever made on any other format..w/o even trying..
Th prints basically...glow..

You...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-17-2019
Replies: 26
Views: 1,044
Posted By Emile de Leon
8x10 contacts..will be the best prints tonally...

8x10 contacts..will be the best prints tonally you ever made..
Forum: Sony Alpha / NEX News / General Discussion 07-16-2019
Replies: 17
Views: 965
Posted By Emile de Leon
This guy seems to like...

This guy seems to like it..
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XoGRcdIqxTc
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 07-14-2019
Replies: 52
Views: 1,706
Posted By Emile de Leon
I dont see much difference in use between...

I dont see much difference in use between digital..or film..or cell phones for that matter..they are all just boxes w/glass to collect light in one manner or another..the composition is the reality...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-06-2019
Replies: 39
Views: 1,062
Posted By Emile de Leon
Technology..allowed you to post this...

Technology..allowed you to post this thread...lol..
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 07-05-2019
Replies: 113
Views: 5,772
Posted By Emile de Leon
Dump remaining parts.. Prelude to an M250.. ...

Dump remaining parts..
Prelude to an M250..

And..cant say for certain..but with the gun metal finish..sometimes thats a tactic to clear out cosmetically challenged left over metal parts..
Coat em...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 07-05-2019
Replies: 68
Views: 1,468
Posted By Emile de Leon
I see that Hologon is working out great for you...

I see that Hologon is working out great for you Raid! Very nice compositions!
Still thinking about getting one..
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 07-04-2019
Replies: 113
Views: 5,772
Posted By Emile de Leon
Will this be a sell out...as in...all 750...

Will this be a sell out...as in...all 750 sold..
Or like the old M-E...languishing in dealers stockrooms unsold..
And if/or..after 750 sold..
Will M240 prices recover..?
Forum: Sony Alpha Mirrorless - All Models 07-03-2019
Replies: 62
Views: 6,636
Posted By Emile de Leon
The A72 is a steal these days..I got mine w/zoom...

The A72 is a steal these days..I got mine w/zoom brand new for around $800- B&H special. Use all kinds of Leica lenses on it..
I think this was the 35mm f1.4 pre..
https://i.imgur.com/GKiGJSB.jpg
Forum: Travel 07-01-2019
Replies: 209
Views: 8,431
Posted By Emile de Leon
My uncle endured and lived thru the Bataan Death...

My uncle endured and lived thru the Bataan Death March and more..
Some day I will get over there to see stuff..
Would like to see pics..
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 06-30-2019
Replies: 113
Views: 5,772
Posted By Emile de Leon
Problem is..they dont make the exact body I...

Problem is..they dont make the exact body I really want..and when they finally get around to it..I'm gonna be so old..I wont be able to sqeeze the trigger...lol..
As well..as it will be 10K by...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 06-29-2019
Replies: 113
Views: 5,772
Posted By Emile de Leon
Thx Bill! I needed that info to make my decision.

Thx Bill! I needed that info to make my decision.
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 06-29-2019
Replies: 113
Views: 5,772
Posted By Emile de Leon
Sound quality doesnt matter to me fortunately..as...

Sound quality doesnt matter to me fortunately..as I use an external recorder if I want better sound. But if you run the M240 sound thru a music program..you can probably dress it up a bit..
No one...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 06-29-2019
Replies: 113
Views: 5,772
Posted By Emile de Leon
Does anybody have experience shooting video with...

Does anybody have experience shooting video with this model?
What is the video time limit in HD..?
Can it shoot 30 min straight..or less..?
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 06-28-2019
Replies: 113
Views: 5,772
Posted By Emile de Leon
Dude..! Dats a lot of do re mi.. Could buy a...

Dude..! Dats a lot of do re mi..
Could buy a lot..of Tuna melts for that..lol..

But get the current M-E..
And 2 years down the road out of warrantee....its going for under 2K..
Thats 1 hell..of a...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 06-28-2019
Replies: 113
Views: 5,772
Posted By Emile de Leon
Huss..I worded that wrong.. Its the chip and the...

Huss..I worded that wrong..
Its the chip and the electronics I was talking about..those aint timeless..
I have an M3 & M6 and other formats up to 16x20 ULF..
So if I want timeless..I got that...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 06-26-2019
Replies: 113
Views: 5,772
Posted By Emile de Leon
Cant ..its too damn old..lol.. Cant put Tech Pan...

Cant ..its too damn old..lol..
Cant put Tech Pan in it anymore..my film M's that is..
Toooo...ooolllldddd....the internals that is...
Old camera chips etc..1040p video..still usable..but barely..
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 06-26-2019
Replies: 113
Views: 5,772
Posted By Emile de Leon
M-E will crash the used 240 market..whilst...

M-E will crash the used 240 market..whilst setting up for the new M250 or whatever Leica decides to call it..
Cant see M240 owners being too happy with this...as in..buy high..sell low..kind of...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 06-23-2019
Replies: 113
Views: 5,772
Posted By Emile de Leon
I actually like it! If it costs less.. I may...

I actually like it!
If it costs less..
I may actually spring for my 1st M Digital..
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-15-2019
Replies: 123
Views: 3,224
Posted By Emile de Leon
It had to happen sooner or later.. Only 2 cameras...

It had to happen sooner or later..
Only 2 cameras will survive ..
The Veriwide..and the 8x10..
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-30-2019
Replies: 12
Views: 654
Posted By Emile de Leon
Paypal was off kilter today for some...

Paypal was off kilter today for some reason..couldn't make any $ transfers..
But now it is working again..
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-30-2019
Replies: 61
Views: 1,309
Posted By Emile de Leon
I'm getting a woody for this lens..lol.

I'm getting a woody for this lens..lol.
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 04-30-2019
Replies: 77
Views: 2,177
Posted By Emile de Leon
When Leica goes out of business..they will all be...

When Leica goes out of business..they will all be limited editions..every last one of them..lol..
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-23-2019
Replies: 49
Views: 1,994
Posted By Emile de Leon
Good times..

Good times..
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-23-2019
Replies: 49
Views: 1,994
Posted By Emile de Leon
Miss those days..thought it would last...

Miss those days..thought it would last forever..
It didn't..
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 04-18-2019
Replies: 113
Views: 26,095
Posted By Emile de Leon
It's a another 50mm..lol...

It's a another 50mm..lol...
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-16-2019
Replies: 66
Views: 2,652
Posted By Emile de Leon
Even my brand new Ebony 8x10 came with mucho...

Even my brand new Ebony 8x10 came with mucho cosmetic issues that should have never left the factory..
As always..buyer beware..
That said..most of the Japanese camera gear I've bought used from...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 04-16-2019
Replies: 28
Views: 1,058
Posted By Emile de Leon
My dog on the other hand...luvs Sony cams..

My dog on the other hand...luvs Sony cams..
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 04-16-2019
Replies: 28
Views: 1,058
Posted By Emile de Leon
My cat is psychic..it knows what I'm thinking all...

My cat is psychic..it knows what I'm thinking all the time..and it is pissed off..that I don't photograph it..with a Leica M10..
It distains Sony cams..
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 04-16-2019
Replies: 28
Views: 1,058
Posted By Emile de Leon
Do rich lawyers..use Leicas..?

Do rich lawyers..use Leicas..?
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 04-15-2019
Replies: 28
Views: 1,058
Posted By Emile de Leon
Tuna..whats that...?? Yu Crazy...

Tuna..whats that...?? Yu Crazy Huss...lol..

Drummer Kat..taken w/35mm f1.4 Summilux pre..and Sony A72..sorry Leica..!
https://i.imgur.com/GKiGJSB.jpg
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 04-15-2019
Replies: 28
Views: 1,058
Posted By Emile de Leon
That's not a cat...lol...

That's not a cat...lol...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 04-13-2019
Replies: 74
Views: 4,003
Posted By Emile de Leon
Noctilux is a rare rare beast..like the...

Noctilux is a rare rare beast..like the unicorn...rarely seen..
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-12-2019
Replies: 61
Views: 1,309
Posted By Emile de Leon
How close does it focus?

How close does it focus?
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-12-2019
Replies: 61
Views: 1,309
Posted By Emile de Leon
Thx Raid! Thinkin about it..my B-day is coming...

Thx Raid! Thinkin about it..my B-day is coming up...lol..
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-12-2019
Replies: 61
Views: 1,309
Posted By Emile de Leon
Raid..how much is the DAG conversion?...and...

Raid..how much is the DAG conversion?...and turnaround time?
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-12-2019
Replies: 61
Views: 1,309
Posted By Emile de Leon
You did it Raid..you and that...lens! You are the...

You did it Raid..you and that...lens! You are the key master! Use it with care! Hahaha!
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-12-2019
Replies: 61
Views: 1,309
Posted By Emile de Leon
That lens is so wide and sharp...right out to the...

That lens is so wide and sharp...right out to the corners..
That it ripped a hole in the space time continuum..
The line you see..is a rip in the cosmic fabric..to another universe...lol..
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 04-10-2019
Replies: 16
Views: 826
Posted By Emile de Leon
Nice VW work Huss!

Nice VW work Huss!
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-10-2019
Replies: 36
Views: 1,230
Posted By Emile de Leon
Like it or not..the SWC is a 1 trick pony.. It's...

Like it or not..the SWC is a 1 trick pony..
It's 1 hell of a 1 trick pony though..
but..
The pics..are...can be..kinda..boring..as in...its very tricky to get a good composition within that WA square...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-09-2019
Replies: 36
Views: 1,230
Posted By Emile de Leon
Why waste your $$ on iffy products..that are not...

Why waste your $$ on iffy products..that are not going to cut it..
Just get the real thing and call it a day..
If you don't like it..the resell is pretty easy..
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 04-04-2019
Replies: 559
Views: 43,323
Posted By Emile de Leon
This is a good one..this will allow you to...

This is a good one..this will allow you to account for the variables in negative bend...and focusing using an enlarging...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 04-04-2019
Replies: 559
Views: 43,323
Posted By Emile de Leon
Yes..a good choice..and lightweight too.. You...

Yes..a good choice..and lightweight too..

You will need some spacers..if you have a bunch of 39mm filters you can take the glass out of them or get a DOORX or 2 to fit your needs..
Or a BEOON which...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 03-30-2019
Replies: 559
Views: 43,323
Posted By Emile de Leon
If you have an enlarger you may be able to use it...

If you have an enlarger you may be able to use it as a copy stand..I use my Leica Valoy-2 for this and a BEOON..
Here is the BEOON..
https://i.imgur.com/yvpdgnz.jpg
Here is the Valoy..w/copystand...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 03-29-2019
Replies: 112
Views: 5,691
Posted By Emile de Leon
I'm thinking about an M240 too..but me...

I'm thinking about an M240 too..but me thinks..that Leica may come out with a new one partnered up with Panasonic internals soon..maybe with 4k video..and that would be a nice improvement..albeit at...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 03-29-2019
Replies: 559
Views: 43,323
Posted By Emile de Leon
I've had better luck with an enlarging lens..than...

I've had better luck with an enlarging lens..than a macro lens..as it is flat field and better in the corners..
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 03-26-2019
Replies: 40
Views: 1,740
Posted By Emile de Leon
It's called...fun...! Just us...

It's called...fun...!
Just us wankers...pontificating...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-26-2019
Replies: 36
Views: 1,016
Posted By Emile de Leon
I really like my 60 Elmarit R for macro.. Less...

I really like my 60 Elmarit R for macro..
Less than thrilled at infinity though..and flare performance..
Its the only R lens I own..
No need for any other macro..
As of now...lol..
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 03-26-2019
Replies: 40
Views: 1,740
Posted By Emile de Leon
Wealthy elves...so wealthy...they buy...

Wealthy elves...so wealthy...they buy Rolexes..and Bentleys..
You can catch them driving around..from time to time...lol..
They like the 75mm Noct..for happy snaps..
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 03-26-2019
Replies: 40
Views: 1,740
Posted By Emile de Leon
Leica has better elves..

Leica has better elves..
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 03-25-2019
Replies: 9
Views: 465
Posted By Emile de Leon
That's one hell of a set up! Congrats!

That's one hell of a set up! Congrats!
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-24-2019
Replies: 95
Views: 39,119
Posted By Emile de Leon
Pretty good corner to corner sharpness...

Pretty good corner to corner sharpness @f11..
https://i.imgur.com/6xOE8ja.jpg
Just took these happy snaps..haven't used the lens in...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 03-24-2019
Replies: 7
Views: 504
Posted By Emile de Leon
I've used the Focotar on a Sony A7 w/a DOORX or 2...

I've used the Focotar on a Sony A7 w/a DOORX or 2 and a variable focus M to E mount closeup adapter coupled to a screwmount to M adapter....works very well and the Focotar makes a good macro...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 03-21-2019
Replies: 4
Views: 447
Posted By Emile de Leon
Make sure you have the correct condensers for the...

Make sure you have the correct condensers for the lens you are using..unless cold light..
The 150 will provide better coverage..esp in corners..
For 6x9..you may just want to get a 100mm for that..or...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 03-18-2019
Replies: 73
Views: 2,296
Posted By Emile de Leon
Brand new Rolex has a 2 sec per day margin of...

Brand new Rolex has a 2 sec per day margin of error +/-.. and only needs servicing 1x every 10 years..thats pretty good..around $850 for that..
Service turnaround..3 weeks..
Leica...
Forum: Leica Q / CL/ T / X Series 03-15-2019
Replies: 115
Views: 6,121
Posted By Emile de Leon
Q is a closed system camera..a nice...

Q is a closed system camera..a nice one..but..still a closed system..
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 03-11-2019
Replies: 7
Views: 481
Posted By Emile de Leon
No...lol...

No...lol...
Forum: Leica Q / CL/ T / X Series 03-10-2019
Replies: 115
Views: 6,121
Posted By Emile de Leon
Shots look real good! I'm sure macro is good too...

Shots look real good!
I'm sure macro is good too on the Q..
If I only liked the 28 more..
Maybe..
Forum: Leica Q / CL/ T / X Series 03-07-2019
Replies: 115
Views: 6,121
Posted By Emile de Leon
Thing is..you gotz to like dat...lens...a lot..to...

Thing is..you gotz to like dat...lens...a lot..to justify it..
And I'm not so sure..I like the nervy boke..or the way it draws people..big ole noses and all....or distorts either for that...
Forum: Leica Q / CL/ T / X Series 03-07-2019
Replies: 115
Views: 6,121
Posted By Emile de Leon
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oYUOzc_sB8Q https:...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oYUOzc_sB8Q
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NCA2Ics1L28
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ymzMuCY-QO4
Forum: Leica Q / CL/ T / X Series 03-07-2019
Replies: 115
Views: 6,121
Posted By Emile de Leon
Its 5K Huss.. I'm going to buy 3 of them..1 as...

Its 5K Huss..
I'm going to buy 3 of them..1 as backup..and the 3rd..as backup..to the 2nd..lol..
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 03-07-2019
Replies: 52
Views: 1,653
Posted By Emile de Leon
I'd bring as fast as possible..as when you run...

I'd bring as fast as possible..as when you run out of speed in dark areas..its all...over..
I carry the extra weight of the Noctilux..and 1.4 35mm..and always come out with the shot..
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 02-28-2019
Replies: 112
Views: 5,691
Posted By Emile de Leon
New M240 is 20% off now.. Wonder when they will...

New M240 is 20% off now..
Wonder when they will come out with a new M250..
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-20-2019
Replies: 120
Views: 5,710
Posted By Emile de Leon
At least you don't have to worry about film curl...

At least you don't have to worry about film curl anymore!
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-20-2019
Replies: 33
Views: 1,324
Posted By Emile de Leon
Doesn't anyone like...the Lenny Kravitz...

Doesn't anyone like...the Lenny Kravitz model...lol..
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 02-15-2019
Replies: 36
Views: 1,674
Posted By Emile de Leon
I remember when these were being discounted new...

I remember when these were being discounted new in box for $895..
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 02-02-2019
Replies: 32
Views: 2,187
Posted By Emile de Leon
I like that Artisan F1.1 lens a lot in...

I like that Artisan F1.1 lens a lot in rendering..but probably not enough to buy it as I already have the Noctilux F1.0 I got on the cheep a long time ago..
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-29-2019
Replies: 132
Views: 3,397
Posted By Emile de Leon
To those that proclaim the resurgence of the...

To those that proclaim the resurgence of the camera industry...just imagine this..
You just inherited a cool 20 mil...but you can only receive it on condition that you invest it for 10 years in 1...
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-28-2019
Replies: 132
Views: 3,397
Posted By Emile de Leon
Everything has its beginning...middle..and...

Everything has its beginning...middle..and end...cameras too..
Think Kodak..
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 01-18-2019
Replies: 31
Views: 1,228
Posted By Emile de Leon
Just get an old aluminum Gitzo or Linhof in good...

Just get an old aluminum Gitzo or Linhof in good condition with pan/tilt head...around $125..or spend a little more and get a small Manfotto geared head..
Or ...see if there is a nice wood tripod out...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 01-18-2019
Replies: 107
Views: 3,277
Posted By Emile de Leon
half a mm is a lot...to the...

half a mm is a lot...to the sensitive...person...lol..
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 01-17-2019
Replies: 95
Views: 3,795
Posted By Emile de Leon
Look...he's having a good time..livin a long...

Look...he's having a good time..livin a long life..actually makin dough using a luxury cam..
Doesn't get better than that..
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 01-15-2019
Replies: 95
Views: 3,795
Posted By Emile de Leon
Probably didn't want to be sniffin chemicals...

Probably didn't want to be sniffin chemicals anymore...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 01-10-2019
Replies: 75
Views: 3,399
Posted By Emile de Leon
Nice shots Huss! Makes me want to get mine...

Nice shots Huss! Makes me want to get mine out..but it needs a service and I have no film..wonder if there is a lil digital back I can put in there...lol..
Forum: Sony E Lenses / Adapted Lenses / Adapters / Images 01-06-2019
Replies: 68
Views: 12,107
Posted By Emile de Leon
200 year old Tibetan Tingsha meditation...

200 year old Tibetan Tingsha meditation bells...shot w/A7 and Summitar on front..
https://i.imgur.com/fooVRZj.jpg
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-06-2019
Replies: 9
Views: 474
Posted By Emile de Leon
I used to work in a photo lab..so many factors to...

I used to work in a photo lab..so many factors to fk up..better to do it yourself..unless the lab is one dude....who is great..
There is a guy in CT here I recommend...he is the only one at the...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 01-02-2019
Replies: 107
Views: 3,277
Posted By Emile de Leon
A lot of us older guys consider the CL..as it has...

A lot of us older guys consider the CL..as it has the Leica vibes...ie..luxury..
..but w/older eyesight going south.. the M focusing gets less use...and weight issues as well... as in...who wants to...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 01-01-2019
Replies: 107
Views: 3,277
Posted By Emile de Leon
For almost 3K...you better really like it..as...

For almost 3K...you better really like it..as there are so many less expensive options..
Forum: Sony Alpha Mirrorless - All Models 12-24-2018
Replies: 8
Views: 445
Posted By Emile de Leon
If you want to save bux..buy an A72 or A73...

If you want to save bux..buy an A72 or A73 respectively for their price levels..The A7 original is ok..just that the other two #[email protected] 1080p & #3 @ 4k are better for video..with the A72 being dirt cheep...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 12-18-2018
Replies: 5
Views: 525
Posted By Emile de Leon
Will be missed..RIP..

Will be missed..RIP..
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 12-17-2018
Replies: 72
Views: 2,696
Posted By Emile de Leon
I had a computer chip inserted into my brain...it...

I had a computer chip inserted into my brain...it shoots 4K and 100mp...don't need cams anymore..
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 11-17-2018
Replies: 163
Views: 4,767
Posted By Emile de Leon
M9 is getting pretty old now..and in 5...

M9 is getting pretty old now..and in 5 years..well.
...maybe they should just reissue it..
Used Leica is in a bubble pricewise..part of the Leica myth and strategy..
Probably what camera dealers are...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 11-12-2018
Replies: 75
Views: 3,399
Posted By Emile de Leon
Thx Huss..thats my wonderful wife and my poochy...

Thx Huss..thats my wonderful wife and my poochy Malamute..
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 11-12-2018
Replies: 75
Views: 3,399
Posted By Emile de Leon
I decided to take a look at 1 to 2 decades old...

I decided to take a look at 1 to 2 decades old negs today from the veriwide..forgot I took these..Yosemite and various...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 11-11-2018
Replies: 75
Views: 3,399
Posted By Emile de Leon
You didn't get your feet in the picture...!

You didn't get your feet in the picture...!
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-11-2018
Replies: 303
Views: 36,715
Posted By Emile de Leon
On the A7 series...you may want to try the setup...

On the A7 series...you may want to try the setup with a helical close focusing adapter Sony E to M lens mount..this will allow for more focusing leeway..but you will need the screw mount to M mount...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-07-2018
Replies: 303
Views: 36,715
Posted By Emile de Leon
LOL..if I had 10 of em...yup...but 2..well...lots...

LOL..if I had 10 of em...yup...but 2..well...lots of people have 2..of something..take a gander/look what your born with...hahaha...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-07-2018
Replies: 303
Views: 36,715
Posted By Emile de Leon
That's a fun trick isn't it! Nope..but I think...

That's a fun trick isn't it!

Nope..but I think most/all Focotar 2's will work fine..as they are the same formula..
I own 2 of them..and they are the same..all made for the Leitz 1c enlarger..for...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-07-2018
Replies: 303
Views: 36,715
Posted By Emile de Leon
Problem with taking lenses is..they are crap in...

Problem with taking lenses is..they are crap in the corners on a flat plane..and if you stop them down..diffraction..losers both ways..
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-07-2018
Replies: 303
Views: 36,715
Posted By Emile de Leon
I did try the BEOON with the 60mm R Macro...

I did try the BEOON with the 60mm R Macro lens..it worked!
But..the 60mm R just cant compete with the Focotar in the corners..no matter how much it was stopped down..
I also tried the 100mm...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-06-2018
Replies: 303
Views: 36,715
Posted By Emile de Leon
As long as you have the spacers correct..you...

As long as you have the spacers correct..you should be able to use 50mm & 60mm lenses..
Don't know if the Nikkor and Rodenstock have different nodal points though..maybe that casts a fly in the...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-06-2018
Replies: 303
Views: 36,715
Posted By Emile de Leon
Just find a Focotar..works well...

Just find a Focotar..works well w/BEOON..
https://i.imgur.com/kTYnoFr.jpg
For larger negs..I use a Leitz Valoy w/copystand attachment..5x7 neg nere..
https://i.imgur.com/Casez6o.jpg
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-06-2018
Replies: 64
Views: 2,239
Posted By Emile de Leon
https://i.imgur.com/FFv0ieu.jpg https://i.imgur.co...

https://i.imgur.com/FFv0ieu.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/JogSH9D.jpg
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 11-05-2018
Replies: 75
Views: 3,399
Posted By Emile de Leon
This is what a MF wide angle should be! The only...

This is what a MF wide angle should be! The only other one I considered was the Linhof 6x12..but its a lot bigger..
Post some more shots Huss..I'll see what I have in the next few days too...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 11-05-2018
Replies: 75
Views: 3,399
Posted By Emile de Leon
Just looked at mine..bottom looks pretty...

Just looked at mine..bottom looks pretty tough..but perhaps not tough enough for me to want to take a chance on it..Rolliefix will attach..maybe thats a better way..
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 10-30-2018
Replies: 75
Views: 3,399
Posted By Emile de Leon
Congrats Huss..that looks like a super camera! I...

Congrats Huss..that looks like a super camera!
I didn't like the Rollie strap because it was old leather..so I just used a TLR plastic strap and that worked out just fine..but I think a small...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 10-28-2018
Replies: 445
Views: 14,172
Posted By Emile de Leon
Like I said many x's before..I really don't give...

Like I said many x's before..I really don't give a sheeit...as I don't own a digital Leica..no bone to pick here..unless I think about the lens they ruined..went in for gratis service mint..came back...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 10-27-2018
Replies: 445
Views: 14,172
Posted By Emile de Leon
Hey Godfrey..you take this stuff way too...

Hey Godfrey..you take this stuff way too seriously/personally man...!
Like a criticism of Leica somehow is an attack on you ..it's not...you are happy with them and others are not..it's as simple...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 10-27-2018
Replies: 445
Views: 14,172
Posted By Emile de Leon
It really does not matter what anyone thinks...

It really does not matter what anyone thinks about this..
But facts are facts..
IR contamination on the M8...
Moisture infiltration on the M9 sensor..light leaking lensmount & failing...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 10-27-2018
Replies: 445
Views: 14,172
Posted By Emile de Leon
Name 1 company that costs 5 to 10 x's everyone...

Name 1 company that costs 5 to 10 x's everyone else in the same business..is 5 years behind in current technology..has 364 dealers & "boutiques" in the US ...knowingly sells defective cams right out...
Forum: RFF Polls 10-27-2018
Replies: 124
Views: 31,034
Posted By Emile de Leon
Back in the day...I used to hate...

Back in the day...I used to hate tripods..
Now...I luv em...
From teeny weeny Gitzo...to Linhof..to giant Ries..and even a cheep Chinese carbon fiber..
They all are a great benefit..!
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 10-27-2018
Replies: 445
Views: 14,172
Posted By Emile de Leon
A company that does not stand behind their...

A company that does not stand behind their products after the sale... with good service...well...
You decide..
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 10-25-2018
Replies: 445
Views: 14,172
Posted By Emile de Leon
If Leica went out of business...or axed its...

If Leica went out of business...or axed its camera dept forever..people would be clamoring for this camera like no other Leica ever made...esp with the weenie..thingy..lol..
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 10-25-2018
Replies: 75
Views: 3,399
Posted By Emile de Leon
Huss, Brothas we are!!Cam is...

Huss,
Brothas we are!!Cam is Toooo-naaa..good...
OK..
Never had a problem w/strap lugs..but who knows..
Didn't know prices were not the same anymore..jeeze..
Here is some color..
My scanning and...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 10-24-2018
Replies: 445
Views: 14,172
Posted By Emile de Leon
This is a real Leica camera...for the real Leica...

This is a real Leica camera...for the real Leica man..hahaha....
But all kidding aside..no lcd..but you can still use the visoflex..and tilty it too..as well as your cell phone..
If I needed this...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 10-24-2018
Replies: 75
Views: 3,399
Posted By Emile de Leon
One of my all time fav cams..period..a mini...

One of my all time fav cams..period..a mini 12x20..
Prints wide and big...glorious stuff...
I had a minor issue w/mine from the get go..but Ken Ruth on Bald Mountain (now retired) fixed it all up...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 10-24-2018
Replies: 445
Views: 14,172
Posted By Emile de Leon
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z-u3AoSV5e4

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z-u3AoSV5e4
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 10-24-2018
Replies: 445
Views: 14,172
Posted By Emile de Leon
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_HUHRjFuB-E

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_HUHRjFuB-E
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 10-24-2018
Replies: 445
Views: 14,172
Posted By Emile de Leon
LOL.. Leica has been marketing their M's for...

LOL..
Leica has been marketing their M's for years like this..since the film days..nothing new..
This is a funner toy..for the rich class..and for folks with $$ to burn..
What else are they gonna...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 10-24-2018
Replies: 445
Views: 14,172
Posted By Emile de Leon
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pWVonIhTYsQ I...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pWVonIhTYsQ
I have to admit...I likey it..
Phone app makes sense..it should have a video option though...oh well...
Slow seller to be sure..but for those that...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 10-24-2018
Replies: 445
Views: 14,172
Posted By Emile de Leon
I heard it's the video lever...you pump it up a...

I heard it's the video lever...you pump it up a few hundred times..video starts working for a few sec....then when you run out of power..you just pump it up again...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 10-23-2018
Replies: 445
Views: 14,172
Posted By Emile de Leon
Here's the impractical side.. When your sensor...

Here's the impractical side..
When your sensor goes Kaput-ski..and you are out of a 7K cam for 6 to 9 mos..
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 10-22-2018
Replies: 445
Views: 14,172
Posted By Emile de Leon
I didn't say other wise..! But that said..Leica...

I didn't say other wise..!
But that said..Leica at this time is a luxury item..
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 10-22-2018
Replies: 445
Views: 14,172
Posted By Emile de Leon
Like it or not..these cams are intended for the...

Like it or not..these cams are intended for the hobbiest market.. a fun toy to play with..for the people that can afford it..
Like Rolex watches and any 2 seater sports car..not meant to be logical...
Forum: RFF News 10-22-2018
Replies: 151
Views: 8,802
Posted By Emile de Leon
$795 and A7S sensor...I'm in..lol.. 1/2 the Leica...

$795 and A7S sensor...I'm in..lol..
1/2 the Leica price..well...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 10-20-2018
Replies: 445
Views: 14,172
Posted By Emile de Leon
Hey..so what Leica service sucks... You just have...

Hey..so what Leica service sucks...
You just have to buy 2 to 3...maybe 4..MD bodies...
Then you will always have 1 or 2 working at a time..
LOL..!
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 10-20-2018
Replies: 51
Views: 1,898
Posted By Emile de Leon
I want one! Holidays are a comin...lol..

I want one! Holidays are a comin...lol..
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 10-18-2018
Replies: 51
Views: 1,898
Posted By Emile de Leon
That camera really produces beautiful results at...

That camera really produces beautiful results at large print sizes..only downfall is it is slow at F8 wide open..but the Veriwide Brooks is not much bigger than a Leica M..
One of my fave cams of all...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 10-17-2018
Replies: 51
Views: 1,898
Posted By Emile de Leon
I luv the ultra wides..esp in unusual...

I luv the ultra wides..esp in unusual circumstances..
Started out with the Brooks Veriwide 47mm on 6x10 MF...
then...the Voightlander 15mm ver 1..that thing is so tiny...
Then went for a 7mm to 14mm...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 10-17-2018
Replies: 445
Views: 14,172
Posted By Emile de Leon
Interesting...!

Interesting...!
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 10-17-2018
Replies: 51
Views: 1,898
Posted By Emile de Leon
I like that last image you took with the Holo as...

I like that last image you took with the Holo as well as some others..
A lens like this needs to stay put..even if you don't use it for periods of time..as there will always be a time to put it on...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 10-16-2018
Replies: 7
Views: 593
Posted By Emile de Leon
Parallax and Rolleinars...definitely dont agree...

Parallax and Rolleinars...definitely dont agree...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 10-14-2018
Replies: 46
Views: 1,393
Posted By Emile de Leon
I saw a bottle of D76 explode once..looked lilke...

I saw a bottle of D76 explode once..looked lilke a mini nuclear bomb...wasn't pretty...the mushroom cloud only went up 4'..kinda cool lookin ..my cat didn't like it though...lost her whiskers and...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-11-2018
Replies: 245
Views: 29,034
Posted By Emile de Leon
Yes..they go way too fast...I didn't get another...

Yes..they go way too fast...I didn't get another for 2 years after my last kitty passed..I should have dived in earlier though..as they are way too cool..
Here is another pic..she acted as the...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-09-2018
Replies: 100
Views: 2,943
Posted By Emile de Leon
Never bought the Biogon for my Linhof tech V...

Never bought the Biogon for my Linhof tech V 6x9...
Maybe someday...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-04-2018
Replies: 72
Views: 2,683
Posted By Emile de Leon
Never met a camera I didn't like right off the...

Never met a camera I didn't like right off the bat..or didnt learn to like...
From Kodak disc...to 16x20 ULF Wisner..
All have been reliable once the bugs were worked out..
Never went the Leica M...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-03-2018
Replies: 55
Views: 1,944
Posted By Emile de Leon
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BTQ9WQCCFyQ

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BTQ9WQCCFyQ
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-01-2018
Replies: 55
Views: 1,944
Posted By Emile de Leon
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CU4vUrERnh4

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CU4vUrERnh4
Forum: Digital Compacts 09-27-2018
Replies: 125
Views: 4,816
Posted By Emile de Leon
Another hockey puck...lol..

Another hockey puck...lol..
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 09-25-2018
Replies: 20
Views: 748
Posted By Emile de Leon
No flippy screen..no flippy my credit card...lol..

No flippy screen..no flippy my credit card...lol..
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 09-20-2018
Replies: 14
Views: 1,033
Posted By Emile de Leon
I never shot above 1000 shutter speed..somehow I...

I never shot above 1000 shutter speed..somehow I feel deprived...
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-18-2018
Replies: 91
Views: 3,000
Posted By Emile de Leon
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AoZxZizR2JI&t=14s...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AoZxZizR2JI&t=14s
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 09-12-2018
Replies: 372
Views: 61,970
Posted By Emile de Leon
I really like the way ver 2 renders in both color...

I really like the way ver 2 renders in both color and B&W...
https://i.imgur.com/9SeNiUA.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/bo77EC0.jpg
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-11-2018
Replies: 91
Views: 3,000
Posted By Emile de Leon
Cameras are all good these days.. There is only...

Cameras are all good these days..
There is only so much camera overload that I can take..every 6 mos..esp at these prices..
Maybe the MF Fuji will be a temptation..probably not though..
They/Fuji...
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