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Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 10-26-2018
Replies: 445
Views: 13,951
Posted By rubercoober
I can guarantee you that if they had designed a...

I can guarantee you that if they had designed a "functional thumb rest in a pure form that did not try to mimic an advance lever", it still would have gone in the same location (because that makes...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 10-19-2018
Replies: 18
Views: 953
Posted By rubercoober
Some of my favorite photos I've ever taken have...

Some of my favorite photos I've ever taken have been with a TLR with the reversed image in the viewfinder. Never considered how much of a difference it makes but it truly makes you work harder and be...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 06-27-2018
Replies: 122
Views: 9,167
Posted By rubercoober
Some real lovely photos in this thread! I'd...

Some real lovely photos in this thread!

I'd love to get ahold of one of these, but I've got a 50mm cron v4 on my M4 that works just fine and have no real need or money for another 50. The biggest...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 05-11-2018
Replies: 17
Views: 1,285
Posted By rubercoober
DAG replaced my missing focus tab on my 50 cron...

DAG replaced my missing focus tab on my 50 cron v4 for $70 USD. If you don't want to deal with tearing apart the lens and are willing to ship to the US, that would be my suggestion.
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 04-17-2018
Replies: 677
Views: 58,556
Posted By rubercoober
Finally getting around to uploading some photos...

Finally getting around to uploading some photos from my time spent with the M-D. I rented it for a week recently and enjoyed it thoroughly. I'm not the best with color processing digital images and...
Forum: RFF News 04-06-2018
Replies: 36
Views: 2,766
Posted By rubercoober
That was the next thing that came to mind. No...

That was the next thing that came to mind. No real winning here, I wouldn't be interested in any mafia having my home address.
Forum: RFF News 04-06-2018
Replies: 36
Views: 2,766
Posted By rubercoober
No problem, just trying to help out a fellow...

No problem, just trying to help out a fellow photographer. I don't know him personally, but was chatting back and forth with him yesterday trying to figure out what to do. Seems like a nice enough...
Forum: RFF News 04-06-2018
Replies: 36
Views: 2,766
Posted By rubercoober
This happened during a stopover in Guadalajara,...

This happened during a stopover in Guadalajara, the night before he left. In turn, imagine waking up the next day with a $3000 lens stolen and who knows how many hours before he had to hop on a...
Forum: RFF News 04-05-2018
Replies: 36
Views: 2,766
Posted By rubercoober
But if you have a card on file with eBay, how do...

But if you have a card on file with eBay, how do you even begin to avoid the ****storm of the seller arguing that they sent back a brick? Unless you say "they sent me a brick, I want my money back"....
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 04-05-2018
Replies: 8
Views: 921
Posted By rubercoober
I've rented an M-D for the week and shot with it...

I've rented an M-D for the week and shot with it all afternoon yesterday. Great camera. I'm using my 50mm summicron V4 and have had no issues with it. From what I've heard,the 6-bit coding is only...
Forum: RFF News 04-05-2018
Replies: 36
Views: 2,766
Posted By rubercoober
Stolen lens alert - Dan Zvereff's Canon 50mm .95 is on eBay

https://www.thephoblographer.com/2018/04/05/if-you-buy-this-canon-50mm-f0-95-on-ebay-know-that-its-stolen/

Fellow photographer Daniel Zvereff had his Canon .95 dream lens stolen in Mexico recently....
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 03-28-2018
Replies: 30
Views: 1,421
Posted By rubercoober
Definitely going to look into the X-pro2 more,...

Definitely going to look into the X-pro2 more, thanks.



Yeah, M240 seems like a fairly sensible purchase in the spectrum of digital Leicas at this point in time.

I'm in Atlanta, I appreciate it...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 03-28-2018
Replies: 30
Views: 1,421
Posted By rubercoober
I feel you. I worry about seller's remorse for...

I feel you. I worry about seller's remorse for sure, especially as I've experienced it with music equipment that I've sold to and wish I still had. A lot like the guitar I'm talking about parting...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 03-24-2018
Replies: 30
Views: 1,421
Posted By rubercoober
To be completely honest, I've probably had more...

To be completely honest, I've probably had more keepers from the G2 than the M4, but that is a matter of owning it longer. The G2 was my first real nice rangefinder and I used the hell out of it for...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 03-23-2018
Replies: 30
Views: 1,421
Posted By rubercoober
Glad to hear it! It honestly won't be a big...

Glad to hear it!


It honestly won't be a big deal if I don't have it in time for the trip, not trying to put pressure on myself in that sense. It would be nice to have though. I've looked into...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 03-23-2018
Replies: 30
Views: 1,421
Posted By rubercoober
Keep Contax G2 or sell to fund M-P 240/M-D 262 to shoot along with my M4?

Mods, feel free to move this if it's in the wrong forum.

Hey everyone!

Long post ahead - TLDR towards bottom if you wanna skip all that.

I've been obsessing lately over trying to get into a...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 02-12-2018
Replies: 677
Views: 58,556
Posted By rubercoober
Hahaha, for my wallet's sake I hope they...

Hahaha, for my wallet's sake I hope they introduce something else to bring the price of this model down. Hoping to do some traveling through Eastern Europe/Russia this summer and would love to have...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 02-09-2018
Replies: 677
Views: 58,556
Posted By rubercoober
Fantastic images in this thread. I've been...

Fantastic images in this thread. I've been thinking about selling my Contax G2 and buying into Leica digital to complement my M4 to still use the same lens system. As a film shooter, the M-D is so...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-01-2018
Replies: 11
Views: 1,143
Posted By rubercoober
Seems like you all haven't heard - Fuji is...

Seems like you all haven't heard - Fuji is discontinuing many of the pro packs of most of their stock in March. If this is on trend with their previous actions, discontinuing the pro packs was the...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 01-30-2018
Replies: 22
Views: 2,687
Posted By rubercoober
Seriously though. My only chance at owning a...

Seriously though. My only chance at owning a digital M these days is selling my black Contax G2, save some cash, and pray I find a good enough deal on an M9 or M240. I like the M9 for the feel and...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 01-30-2018
Replies: 22
Views: 2,687
Posted By rubercoober
Always looking for one, never gonna be able to...

Always looking for one, never gonna be able to afford it though. Maybe in 3 years
Forum: Zeiss Contax 01-30-2018
Replies: 36
Views: 5,671
Posted By rubercoober
Send it to Nippon Photo Clinic in New York City....

Send it to Nippon Photo Clinic in New York City. Idk why the OP said he was looking for another service shop when he had already gotten a quote from them - they do great work and I wouldn't trust...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-28-2018
Replies: 222
Views: 25,467
Posted By rubercoober
https://i.imgur.com/hB7Ui7e.jpg Taken with a...

https://i.imgur.com/hB7Ui7e.jpg

Taken with a Contax G2 w/45mm F/2, on Ilford HP5 pushed to 1600.
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 06-28-2017
Replies: 11
Views: 1,651
Posted By rubercoober
Sorry, I missed these last responses. Yeah,...

Sorry, I missed these last responses.

Yeah, both of those were candid! Everything on my site is, actually, if I remember correctly. I appreciate the compliment, thank you so much!

I want to say...
Forum: Zeiss Contax 05-14-2017
Replies: 7
Views: 1,778
Posted By rubercoober
This is very helpful, thanks. I'm not worried...

This is very helpful, thanks.


I'm not worried about my personal skill being an issue, it's mostly that this will be my first wide angle lens and I'm very accustomed to using a 45/50mm and only...
Forum: Zeiss Contax 05-11-2017
Replies: 7
Views: 1,778
Posted By rubercoober
Contax G2 21mm vs 28mm?

Anyone have experience with both?

I've got a black G2 and the 45mm/90mm combo. Leaving on a trip for Bali in 2 weeks and thinking of picking up a 21 or 28mm to bring with me.

I could get a black...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 03-27-2017
Replies: 11
Views: 1,651
Posted By rubercoober
Thank you all! Haha, thanks man, it is really...

Thank you all!


Haha, thanks man, it is really nice to see it all come together. Especially after just finishing my BFA with a concentration in Photography - having a finished site makes it feel...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 03-25-2017
Replies: 11
Views: 1,651
Posted By rubercoober
Hey everyone! Updated my site, some feedback would be great!

Just updated my site, everything was shot with my Contax G2 or my Leica M4. Check it out at ralvaradophoto.com

I'd love to hear some feedback!

Thanks in advance!
Forum: Fuji X Series 11-29-2016
Replies: 6
Views: 2,807
Posted By rubercoober
Awesome, glad to hear you like it. It's...

Awesome, glad to hear you like it. It's reassuring to hear considering you've got both. Thanks!



Yeah, it's a bit redundant, but I had kept both around only because I planned on carrying both with...
Forum: Fuji X Series 11-29-2016
Replies: 6
Views: 2,807
Posted By rubercoober
Has anyone sold their Contax G2 to replace it with an X-Pro2?

I know many users have described the X-Pro2 as what a digital G would have been, and was wondering if anyone had actually gone through this swap. If so, how do you feel about it? Do you regret the...
Forum: Zeiss Contax 11-22-2016
Replies: 6
Views: 1,588
Posted By rubercoober
Seconded. Nippon is actually where I had to send...

Seconded. Nippon is actually where I had to send my G2 to have it repaired most recently, in the spring. Reasonable pricing and they did a fantastic job. Turnaround was something like 2 weeks? My...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-15-2016
Replies: 33
Views: 3,298
Posted By rubercoober
Thanks for the feedback! I'm interested in trying...

Thanks for the feedback! I'm interested in trying the two together for sure, I know they're both keepers. I hear many people prefer the 21mm to the 28mm, I think 21 may be slightly too wide for me...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-15-2016
Replies: 33
Views: 3,298
Posted By rubercoober
Somehow I forgot to come back to this thread, my...

Somehow I forgot to come back to this thread, my bad.

Thanks everyone for the warm welcome! It's really nice to have a community forum that is as helpful as you all can be.

So far, I'm loving the...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-15-2016
Replies: 33
Views: 3,298
Posted By rubercoober
Hey! Thanks for the advice! I'll have to spring...

Hey!

Thanks for the advice! I'll have to spring for the 28 once I have enough cash for it. I don't know if I'd actually need to carry/use both, but I'd like to try. The 35mm suggestion is a good...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-04-2016
Replies: 33
Views: 3,298
Posted By rubercoober
Got my first Leica! And some questions.

Hey everyone!

I've been a Contax G2 user for the past year and a half. Talk about a phenomenal camera. It really pushed me to shoot more often. Such an inspiring camera to use. I had an electronic...
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE - Film 06-30-2015
Replies: 5
Views: 1,616
Posted By rubercoober
I'll keep that in mind, thank you!

I'll keep that in mind, thank you!
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE - Film 06-30-2015
Replies: 5
Views: 1,616
Posted By rubercoober
Thank you. Went ahead and emailed him! Now we...

Thank you. Went ahead and emailed him! Now we wait.
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE - Film 06-30-2015
Replies: 5
Views: 1,616
Posted By rubercoober
https://scontent-mia1-1.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xpt1/...

https://scontent-mia1-1.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xpt1/v/t34.0-12/11222022_10206026540295836_2722240440711187802_n.jpg?oh=9e2ee9cc8991cfca09185eef2ec38b3b&oe=55957691
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE - Film 06-30-2015
Replies: 5
Views: 1,616
Posted By rubercoober
Button replacement?

I got a Leica CL on the classifieds close to a year ago for my girlfriend, and it's worked great. I'm borrowing it for the summer as she's traveling in Europe and decided to not take it so she could...
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