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Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-22-2012
Replies: 19
Views: 2,075
Posted By elmer3.5
Hi, iīve used many times f2 tele lenses on my...

Hi, iīve used many times f2 tele lenses on my late m6 and never needed a magnifier....i do have one thou...a chinese 1.25 very good and not so expensive.
The problem of such a device is the fact it...
Forum: Leica Q / CL/ T / X Series 05-22-2012
Replies: 488
Views: 49,393
Posted By elmer3.5
after the huge x100 impact , the x2 has created a...

after the huge x100 impact , the x2 has created a lot of expectation.....i guess the prices of the x1 will raise again and it will be granted the "position" it deserves between the universe of...
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 05-17-2012
Replies: 10
Views: 3,365
Posted By elmer3.5
Very imprtnat that lag issue...to be considered,...

Very imprtnat that lag issue...to be considered, also read on a review that the AF is not very fast and misses a lot under poor light..

Machsped waht are your experience about AF?
Are you happy with...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-17-2012
Replies: 41
Views: 4,360
Posted By elmer3.5
I started my rf "career" with an m6...but i had...

I started my rf "career" with an m6...but i had to wait for 15 years to buy me one, :p

Congrats!

Have to say iīve never owned an m2...iīve looked for one but unsuccesfully....

Have had many in my...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-16-2012
Replies: 61
Views: 9,363
Posted By elmer3.5
That woukld be awesome....hate lcd...

That woukld be awesome....hate lcd screens....

on my rd1s i had to use it, cos the framelines were so erratic, but on my m8 m9 i donīt...the monochrom m cried to let go the lcd....but i think this...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-16-2012
Replies: 33
Views: 2,349
Posted By elmer3.5
RF vs...

Hi, i can say this....even before i knew the existence of RFīs i loved them...i had a slr and hated it everyday of having it:D....then went on a trip to france and a relative had this black gorgeous...
Forum: Leica Q / CL/ T / X Series 05-15-2012
Replies: 488
Views: 49,393
Posted By elmer3.5
Get the 45 bucks helios viewfinder and switch off...

Get the 45 bucks helios viewfinder and switch off the lcd.....
Forum: Leica Q / CL/ T / X Series 05-15-2012
Replies: 488
Views: 49,393
Posted By elmer3.5
The x1 is a fine camera...is easy to use and...

The x1 is a fine camera...is easy to use and using hyperfocal technique it simply shines...never missed a faster AF (thereīs no enough faster AF anyway)
Lens and resolution are also great.

I was...
Forum: Fuji X Series 05-14-2012
Replies: 96
Views: 12,578
Posted By elmer3.5
The appearance of the monochrom M just put in...

The appearance of the monochrom M just put in last place the purchase of an x-pro kit.....
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 05-14-2012
Replies: 24
Views: 3,406
Posted By elmer3.5
hi, the ability to use larger sd cards is nice,...

hi, the ability to use larger sd cards is nice, when on a trip i just ran out of cards so quiclky!
I could manage to cut a pair of slits inside the mr.zhou case to put two extra cards...

But since...
Forum: Scale Focus 35's 05-13-2012
Replies: 257
Views: 71,973
Posted By elmer3.5
MInox 35 gt

Minox 35 gt, very easy to focus....with little practice you can clearly see through th vf the 10 feet mark over the lens barrel.

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7026/6761379361_5fa72ffd2b_z.jpg


...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 05-13-2012
Replies: 33
Views: 4,825
Posted By elmer3.5
HI, i love citroens, in fact i ride a c5, also...

HI, i love citroens, in fact i ride a c5, also have a CX and aGS...

Beautiful shot indeed!!!

Fantastic car that c6, beyond my possibilities....

here a i drop a shot of my GS 1978 (blue) taken with...
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 05-13-2012
Replies: 29
Views: 3,218
Posted By elmer3.5
Hi, great camera! Th onerface is far better than...

Hi, great camera!

Th onerface is far better than the digital mīs.

Have to say when i purchased my rd1s a few yaeras ago it came with two alternative batteries, when plugged one of those it blew...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-12-2012
Replies: 45
Views: 3,938
Posted By elmer3.5
Hope canon releases a rangefinder, canīt see why...

Hope canon releases a rangefinder, canīt see why they donīt...perhpas it would kill thyīre dslrīs

Anyway i think this monochrom leica will be a great experience, it thrillīs me the fact you cannot...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 05-11-2012
Replies: 31
Views: 4,418
Posted By elmer3.5
Iīd love to have one summar, but never had the...

Iīd love to have one summar, but never had the chance to find a sample without cleanig marks or scartches in the front element....
Forum: Sony NEX APS-C format 05-11-2012
Replies: 7
Views: 3,168
Posted By elmer3.5
Hi, i have the nex 5, plain 5, with it the...

Hi, i have the nex 5, plain 5, with it the pancake 16mm f2.8 thatīs a fine lens at 5.6-8...but not really good wide open.
That lens is great when comes to focus, real fast!

Recently bought the sigma...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 05-11-2012
Replies: 127
Views: 11,954
Posted By elmer3.5
well is i manage to get the right price for my...

well is i manage to get the right price for my gear and my business goes ok, iīll probably get me one of these....by that time it will cost 2k!!!!
Forum: Leica Q / CL/ T / X Series 05-11-2012
Replies: 26
Views: 10,300
Posted By elmer3.5
Hi, i hoped the x2 would sport a brighter lens,...

Hi, i hoped the x2 would sport a brighter lens, even f2.4 would have been ok.

I was expecting it to have a non retractable lens, the start up of my x1 was painful....

On the other hand the evf and...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-11-2012
Replies: 397
Views: 27,528
Posted By elmer3.5
Hi, no i wouldnīt pay such amount for a...

Hi, no i wouldnīt pay such amount for a lens...itīs way too muhc to carry on the strets, even 1000 usd is too much but thatīs my limit....

The other day bought a summilux 50mm asph. and an elmarit...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 05-08-2012
Replies: 13
Views: 2,225
Posted By elmer3.5
Hi, the 50mm lens on the m8 is simply unusable,...

Hi, the 50mm lens on the m8 is simply unusable, itīs too narrow with 1.3 crop factor.

I used the sonnar 40mm wich is a gem...and will give you 53mm fov exactly.

The nokton isnīt a bad alternative...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-07-2012
Replies: 21
Views: 2,365
Posted By elmer3.5
Hi, i would recommend you the summicron 50 and...

Hi, i would recommend you the summicron 50 and the summarit, this one is very small shorter than any other 50mm alternative.
Forum: RFF Polls 05-07-2012
Replies: 91
Views: 17,800
Posted By elmer3.5
Hi, by far my most used focal lenght is 50mm, in...

Hi, by far my most used focal lenght is 50mm, in second place would be 40mm which i just love, never to wide never too narrow, just perfect...think itīs going to become my first FL!

The only...
Forum: Leica Q / CL/ T / X Series 05-07-2012
Replies: 50
Views: 12,337
Posted By elmer3.5
Hi, if that camera ever see the light i would...

Hi, if that camera ever see the light i would like it to have a non extending lens...if so it will be the best!!!
Forum: Travel 05-07-2012
Replies: 17
Views: 1,924
Posted By elmer3.5
Fine, great surprise another one from...

Fine, great surprise another one from south!

Itīs your call hope we can get in touch!

I also buy there any inconveience with spanish we can help you out!

There are a few more guys form santiago on...
Forum: Travel 05-07-2012
Replies: 17
Views: 1,924
Posted By elmer3.5
Hi Alex, iīm from santiago, if tyou write to me...

Hi Alex, iīm from santiago, if tyou write to me at this email i can help you, [email protected]

If you need any help other than that please contact me as well.
I work near plaza de armas and perhaps...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 05-03-2012
Replies: 13
Views: 3,348
Posted By elmer3.5
Hi, the 40mm lens works great on your m8, i used...

Hi, the 40mm lens works great on your m8, i used to have an m8 with a rollei sonnar lens.

The framelines for 35mm lens will appear as you set a 40mm lens on the m8.

In my experience this 5mm extras...
Forum: RFF Polls 04-25-2012
Replies: 311
Views: 60,611
Posted By elmer3.5
The more i know my m9 the more i love the...

The more i know my m9 the more i love the m8...

The fuji is impressive, but read recelntly taht in poor to medium light the AF is not so good...

With a rangefinder you get focus at once...of course...
Forum: Sony E Lenses / Adapted Lenses / Adapters / Images 04-22-2012
Replies: 90
Views: 19,479
Posted By elmer3.5
Hi, just got my copy this week...iīm happy with...

Hi, just got my copy this week...iīm happy with it!

I wished it was smaller butīs almost ok...itīs very sharp and the focal length allows me to play with dof.

When set on manual focus the ring must...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 04-18-2012
Replies: 136
Views: 17,275
Posted By elmer3.5
Whatīs the comercial point of making such a...

Whatīs the comercial point of making such a camera? The m9 has been a comercial hit...the estimated production run out quickly as i know...

When the m8 was announced i thought it would retain the...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 04-14-2012
Replies: 372
Views: 61,755
Posted By elmer3.5
iīm considering one sample...iīve seen a lot of...

iīm considering one sample...iīve seen a lot of shots done with it and iīm very pleased, i ove collapsible lenses but also want a modern one, think this model would do.
Also there is a hexanon 50mm...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 04-14-2012
Replies: 20
Views: 4,518
Posted By elmer3.5
magenta

Hi, a few months ago i tested (compared) both zeiss and vc 21mm lenses on my M9...

have to say wow the vc one is great!

I just couldnīt tell the difference between each one...except that the zeiss...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-07-2012
Replies: 149
Views: 40,137
Posted By elmer3.5
Hi, i love this lens, sold biogons and summicrons...

Hi, i love this lens, sold biogons and summicrons 35mm but now i kept a 3.5 summaron with goggles, use it on my m9 and m3...i find no difference between 3.5 and 2.8 so thatīs why i kept the "slower"...
Forum: Sony E Lenses / Adapted Lenses / Adapters / Images 04-06-2012
Replies: 90
Views: 19,479
Posted By elmer3.5
great iīve looked on flickr, really...

great iīve looked on flickr, really great!!!

Thatīs exactly waht iīve been looking for!!!!

Iīm buying one right away!!!
Forum: Sony E Lenses / Adapted Lenses / Adapters / Images 04-06-2012
Replies: 90
Views: 19,479
Posted By elmer3.5
thanks for posting, iīm looking for a lens for my...

thanks for posting, iīm looking for a lens for my nex camera, i think this 30 2.8 is the same formula as the new sigma dp2 merrilll that would be pretty spectacular!!!
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-06-2012
Replies: 41
Views: 4,328
Posted By elmer3.5
Oh! i have had many m3īs but the one i own...

Oh! i have had many m3īs but the one i own currently is the bet m iīve had...it runs better from the m6 and m7 of a pair of friends...canīt believe it...itīs a pleasure...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-03-2012
Replies: 108
Views: 7,009
Posted By elmer3.5
Hi, i manufacture baby toys, have a little...

Hi, i manufacture baby toys, have a little factory have to say itīs soo difficult with china on my head, but a do manage to make things go!

But when it comes to leica itīs really pricey for that...
Forum: Sony NEX APS-C format 04-03-2012
Replies: 14
Views: 2,657
Posted By elmer3.5
Hi, on the leica x1 there is a dof scale on the...

Hi, on the leica x1 there is a dof scale on the screen, i wonder if the nex 7 has something alike, at least my plain nex 5 doesnīt...
It was a nice thing on the x1, i used to set the viewfinder, f5.6...
Forum: Sony E Lenses / Adapted Lenses / Adapters / Images 04-03-2012
Replies: 8
Views: 2,043
Posted By elmer3.5
Hi, nice fov the 40mm on a apsc camera, i used it...

Hi, nice fov the 40mm on a apsc camera, i used it a lot on my late epson rd1s and it shined!
itīs almost perfect 60 mm fov and is much fun to use dof on the other hand the 35mm lens gives you about...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 04-03-2012
Replies: 31
Views: 12,246
Posted By elmer3.5
Get the fuji x100, the m8 is a terfific camera,...

Get the fuji x100, the m8 is a terfific camera, but to get the fov of 35mm youīll have to buy yourself a prime lens that will cost you a great deal and you will loose a large part of the lens...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-03-2012
Replies: 14
Views: 2,643
Posted By elmer3.5
Hi, i had a canon 35mm f1.8 and a friend of mine...

Hi, i had a canon 35mm f1.8 and a friend of mine a lux 35mm first version....have to say the lux couldnīt stand for the quality of the canon lens...

NEver had a canon f2 but people say itīs one of...
Forum: Sony E Lenses / Adapted Lenses / Adapters / Images 03-29-2012
Replies: 6
Views: 1,513
Posted By elmer3.5
Hi, thank you! didnīt know it was about the...

Hi, thank you! didnīt know it was about the zoomīs size, nice to know!

I really love the nex but the lack of nice lenses trouble me!

Oh! i forgot to switch the m5...i sold it to my regret....what a...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 03-29-2012
Replies: 16
Views: 2,292
Posted By elmer3.5
Hi, iīd recommend you a pair of 40mm lenses, the...

Hi, iīd recommend you a pair of 40mm lenses, the nokton 40 f1.4 and the rollei sonnar "slower" f2.8 ltm lens!

Perhaps the 50 nokton and planar lens are too big, remmember theyīll give you 66 mm...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 03-29-2012
Replies: 92
Views: 11,119
Posted By elmer3.5
"iīm very disappointed about manual focus...iīll...

"iīm very disappointed about manual focus...iīll get used to it...eventually" hahahahha

Great!
Forum: Scale Focus 35's 03-27-2012
Replies: 23
Views: 19,271
Posted By elmer3.5
Hi, i share the same thrill about the minox 35, i...

Hi, i share the same thrill about the minox 35, i have one and very surprised about it.

Although scale focus i find it very easy and intuitive to use the VF is in fron of the lens and with a little...
Forum: Sony E Lenses / Adapted Lenses / Adapters / Images 03-26-2012
Replies: 6
Views: 1,513
Posted By elmer3.5
Oh, noone using this lens???? perhaps not so...

Oh, noone using this lens????

perhaps not so good....
Forum: Sony E Lenses / Adapted Lenses / Adapters / Images 03-25-2012
Replies: 6
Views: 1,513
Posted By elmer3.5
24mm Zeiss shots

Hi, iīm considering buying this prime lens, ut i would like to know your experience on it wide open.

Iīve seen on flikr many flowers and family shots but i would like to see a few more taken on the...
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 03-24-2012
Replies: 10
Views: 3,478
Posted By elmer3.5
wow this shot looks exactly as the old dp2! I...

wow this shot looks exactly as the old dp2!

I love it!:D
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 03-23-2012
Replies: 10
Views: 3,478
Posted By elmer3.5
wow itīs really a mystery this new...

wow itīs really a mystery this new dp2!!!!

suposedly a 43 megapixel foveon apsc sensor!!!
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 03-22-2012
Replies: 10
Views: 3,478
Posted By elmer3.5
DP2 Merrill news about it?

Hi, iīve seen thereīs a new sigma dp2 and dp1 with merrill surname.

Iīm glad because the dp2 has a 30mm lens so 45mm fov, i wasnīt very happy about the x100 and x1 being 24mmm fov 35mm

I liike best...
Forum: Yashica RF 03-01-2012
Replies: 13
Views: 1,797
Posted By elmer3.5
Hi, since itīs elecrical try to load some new...

Hi, since itīs elecrical try to load some new batts, the other thing that happaned to me was the shutter not reaching fully itīs position when releasing it, i had to take of the top of the camera and...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 03-01-2012
Replies: 129
Views: 73,242
Posted By elmer3.5
Hi, the m9 has the same photodiodes density of...

Hi, the m9 has the same photodiodes density of the m8 sensor, had an upgraded m8 and now an m9, i find impressive the m8 pictures but it canīt be used when you like to have both control of dof and...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 02-28-2012
Replies: 247
Views: 24,392
Posted By elmer3.5
Awesome, thanks for sharing! Sure this folk was...

Awesome, thanks for sharing! Sure this folk was colse to the inner circle...

Some days ago came to my knowledge that Hugo Boss designed and made the SA and SS uniforms, didnīt know that house was so...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 02-01-2012
Replies: 31
Views: 4,806
Posted By elmer3.5
Hi, i can tell you i had an upgraded m8, not a...

Hi, i can tell you i had an upgraded m8, not a 8.2 but it had the shutter along other upgrades, not the sapphire screen thou.

Now i own an m9 and i can tell you itīs the exact feeling when...
Forum: Fuji X Series 02-01-2012
Replies: 3
Views: 1,271
Posted By elmer3.5
very interesting, thanks!

very interesting, thanks!
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 01-31-2012
Replies: 1,169
Views: 421,290
Posted By elmer3.5
Hi, i love folders... kodak retina IIa K-S xenon...

Hi, i love folders...

kodak retina IIa K-S xenon lens.
FP4, 5.6 and 1/125

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7161/6525311847_81a324311c_z.jpg

Bye!
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 01-30-2012
Replies: 72
Views: 7,460
Posted By elmer3.5
Hi, i had all of those cameras, the rd1s canīt...

Hi, i had all of those cameras, the rd1s canīt stand up to m8īs performance, m8 is a great camera and the only issue is itīs 1.3 crop factor, you can get a prime 50 for not such big bucks but a 35mm...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 01-20-2012
Replies: 19
Views: 2,157
Posted By elmer3.5
I love elmars, even my nickname comes from those...

I love elmars, even my nickname comes from those lenses.

Youīve better be carefull because they flare a lot,the first i had was coated, not red scale thou.
After selling it and regreting always...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-20-2012
Replies: 30
Views: 4,470
Posted By elmer3.5
Love the name of your m8! great shots!

Love the name of your m8! great shots!
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 01-20-2012
Replies: 37
Views: 4,561
Posted By elmer3.5
Hi, although sad, itīs better to go broken than...

Hi, although sad, itīs better to go broken than to fight until nothing is left for good.
Perhaps a "new" "fresh" start for film division away from digital cameras and other parts of the firm.

I...
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-13-2012
Replies: 17
Views: 1,799
Posted By elmer3.5
This is a great idea, the quality looks awesome,...

This is a great idea, the quality looks awesome, i think in specific market will be a sheer success!

Bye!
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE - Film 01-10-2012
Replies: 11
Views: 2,365
Posted By elmer3.5
GReat, good news! You shouldnīt leave the...

GReat, good news!

You shouldnīt leave the battery inside the camera, the rust danger is real also my technician told me sometimes rust will attack the inner cable made from poor quality copper...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-08-2012
Replies: 15
Views: 1,786
Posted By elmer3.5
Hi, i havenīt done this to a summaron but i did...

Hi, i havenīt done this to a summaron but i did to my elmarit 135mm f2.8.
Since the cilindrical window is so tightly glued i abandoned doing it that way.
So performed the adjustment on the sqaured...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-07-2012
Replies: 4
Views: 1,923
Posted By elmer3.5
Ha!:) Still not very popular camera :D

Ha!:)

Still not very popular camera :D
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 01-06-2012
Replies: 15
Views: 2,995
Posted By elmer3.5
Nice shots! I found the x100 to have a fine...

Nice shots! I found the x100 to have a fine dynamic range, doesnīt it?

Bye and keep posting your shots on honduras!
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-06-2012
Replies: 4
Views: 1,923
Posted By elmer3.5
Talking Leica M5 back on road! Lightmeter adjustment...

Hi, almost two months ago i purchased an outfit that included a non functional M5 body amongst other stuff.

At first sight the m5 didnīt look as huge as people say but when i put it in my hands and...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 01-06-2012
Replies: 16
Views: 2,090
Posted By elmer3.5
Hi, nice shots, but perhaps too much sahrpening...

Hi, nice shots, but perhaps too much sahrpening added, fantastic spot!

Bye!
Forum: Fuji X Series 01-05-2012
Replies: 1,065
Views: 136,091
Posted By elmer3.5
Nice thing this new fuji,things are coming back...

Nice thing this new fuji,things are coming back to leica...the begining of the end to dslrīs and moving mirrors...

Nice effort on lenses specs they look quite fast but the thing is if theyīre going...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-22-2011
Replies: 40
Views: 3,910
Posted By elmer3.5
Hi, i had the sumicron 40 and wasnīt happy about...

Hi, i had the sumicron 40 and wasnīt happy about it, although sharp from 4 on it suffers from flare and at f2 it is dissapointing.

Also had the nokton 40 and rollei sonnar , both of them are way...
Forum: DIYS Modifications 12-20-2011
Replies: 5
Views: 2,574
Posted By elmer3.5
Hi, thanks! but please P3tr tell me how did you...

Hi, thanks!

but please P3tr tell me how did you MAKE a 10x15 digital camera!!!!

Sevo, very interesting the fact it distort everything moveing wow, ím eager to test it, hope itīs working at least...
Forum: DIYS Modifications 12-20-2011
Replies: 5
Views: 2,574
Posted By elmer3.5
Agfa StudioCam

Hi, recently acquired one agfa studiocam full frame scan camera, just couldnīt find any place to ask for it in this forum so, thanks Brian!

The price was about 80 usd and just couldnīt resist the...
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 12-17-2011
Replies: 9
Views: 4,759
Posted By elmer3.5
Damned well done man!!!!! Thanks for sharing iīm...

Damned well done man!!!!!

Thanks for sharing iīm about to add some 50mm framelines to my cle and now i see itīs easier than i thought!!!

(Allthough i have to cut some holes or slits in the masks to...
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 12-17-2011
Replies: 4
Views: 2,493
Posted By elmer3.5
Hi, in deed CLE, ZI and KHRF are very much alike...

Hi, in deed CLE, ZI and KHRF are very much alike not to say identical on rf terms.

Itīs imposible to me adjust them using the hole in the top plate, the scalloped round disc for vertical alignment...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 12-16-2011
Replies: 57
Views: 13,278
Posted By elmer3.5
Hi, i just can say: The more i shoot my...

Hi, i just can say:

The more i shoot my m9...

The more i love film and my m9,

Cheers!
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 12-15-2011
Replies: 45
Views: 8,580
Posted By elmer3.5
Hi, not surprise to have more resolving power...

Hi, not surprise to have more resolving power with more pixels, but my question is why the market has stucked with apsc sensors or when are the brands going to quit on dslrīs no one needs mirrors...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-14-2011
Replies: 34
Views: 4,275
Posted By elmer3.5
Hi check on this...

Hi check on this one

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Helios-Viewfinder-Film-and-Digital-cameras-NEW-/140660199682?pt=UK_Film_Cameras&hash=item20c0005102

I used it with my x1, itīworks great and very...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-14-2011
Replies: 21
Views: 9,555
Posted By elmer3.5
Hi, the magic of the pre metered m series is the...

Hi, the magic of the pre metered m series is the fact they have no electronics, let go an KHRF by that reason, now instead i got an m3 with selenium meter (btw 100% accurate :))

evben so i guess as...
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 12-14-2011
Replies: 660
Views: 154,344
Posted By elmer3.5
Hi i just canīt live without a c-sonnar, had...

Hi i just canīt live without a c-sonnar, had crons luxīs and let them go, but my c-sonnar once gone had to be back again.
After all is the most small and fast lens around, not to say about itīs...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-13-2011
Replies: 5
Views: 1,369
Posted By elmer3.5
Excellent capture, the theatre name gives the...

Excellent capture, the theatre name gives the overall picture...i didnīt know american films could be seen in those countries...here there was an extraordinary amount of films banned by the political...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 12-13-2011
Replies: 18
Views: 2,101
Posted By elmer3.5
Hi, very interesting, but the oddity is in fact...

Hi, very interesting, but the oddity is in fact the m9 top has m8 engraving but no other mark such as the leica logo.
Perhaps the cnc mill got confused and engraved the first batch with the m8...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-12-2011
Replies: 30
Views: 8,141
Posted By elmer3.5
Hi, i had for a while the summarit 2.5 lens, i...

Hi, i had for a while the summarit 2.5 lens, i let it go cos itīs poor manufacture, it was so floppy when focused and it didnīt feel like a 1200 usd lens.
After thinking about an elmar and other...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-12-2011
Replies: 3
Views: 792
Posted By elmer3.5
Hi, it sounds to me that the rf was repaired,...

Hi, it sounds to me that the rf was repaired, sometimes when this element gets separated doesnīt loose silvering, then itīs put togeher again and the result is that kind of fault, it looses contrast...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-12-2011
Replies: 85
Views: 14,800
Posted By elmer3.5
every m camera is great, but i would fetch me an...

every m camera is great, but i would fetch me an m6 or a ZI.

The built in lightmeter is very useful even if you go sunny 16 all the way.
The zi no leica brand but it has all you need from one...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-10-2011
Replies: 70
Views: 10,186
Posted By elmer3.5
Hi, i keep the track on leica gears often and...

Hi, i keep the track on leica gears often and iīve noticed lenses are increasing in value but film cameras have fallen in price, perhaps digital mirrorless are hunting them down?

M6īs are going...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 12-10-2011
Replies: 2
Views: 895
Posted By elmer3.5
Hi, thatīs common when speed dials have been...

Hi, thatīs common when speed dials have been taken apart before.

All dial parts have their own settings via little cams that fall into place.
Since you never taken that into account because it...
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE - Film 12-03-2011
Replies: 6
Views: 4,654
Posted By elmer3.5
Hi, perhaps the panorama repairman is not...

Hi, perhaps the panorama repairman is not incompetent but at least is no very wise nor very experienced...

Your short lenght based rangefinder should be enough to focus on spot any of the lenses...
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE - Film 12-03-2011
Replies: 2
Views: 1,712
Posted By elmer3.5
Cle lightmeter...overexposing...

Hi, recently acquired a user condition minolta cle for good bucks.

After dealing with rangefinder vertical and horizontal adjustment i find the lightmeter is at least overexposing by 2 stops.

All...
Forum: RFF Polls 12-03-2011
Replies: 145
Views: 67,068
Posted By elmer3.5
Hi, currently i use a c-sonnar and a 35mm...

Hi, currently i use a c-sonnar and a 35mm summicron v3.

C-sonnar is superb, fast, sharp,unique and small, cron v3 is great also, hope to get a iv version in the future.

Bye
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-03-2011
Replies: 40
Views: 5,202
Posted By elmer3.5
Hi, had a summarit for some time but construction...

Hi, had a summarit for some time but construction dissapointed me, now i have a cron v3 but wouldnīt switch it for a vc 35mm lens. I guess the cron iv is far superior bth in performance and on size.
...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 11-22-2011
Replies: 12
Views: 1,449
Posted By elmer3.5
Hi, i would suggest you to make a quick test in...

Hi, i would suggest you to make a quick test in order to discard the rangefinder from being out of alignment.

focus your camera with each of the wides to infinity, choose some far away object that...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-22-2011
Replies: 12
Views: 1,708
Posted By elmer3.5
Hi, i donīt know personally the m6 ttl, but i...

Hi, i donīt know personally the m6 ttl, but i guess the meter works when the shutter is depressed (m6 or m7), perhaps your camera sgutter button has some minor malfunction or dust and doesnīt extends...
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 11-22-2011
Replies: 6
Views: 1,975
Posted By elmer3.5
Hi, the m6 flares a lot more than the ZI, which...

Hi, the m6 flares a lot more than the ZI, which may flare under demanding circumstances like afternoons and shooting on difficult anlges facing the sun.

What a great camera the zi...
and what a gem...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 11-22-2011
Replies: 13
Views: 1,232
Posted By elmer3.5
Hi, iīd keep number 2. bye

Hi, iīd keep number 2.

bye
Forum: Zeiss Contax 11-22-2011
Replies: 8
Views: 1,674
Posted By elmer3.5
Hi, i had quite a bit of both cameras, theyīre...

Hi, i had quite a bit of both cameras, theyīre excellent the only problem with my g2 was under heavy weather in the south of argentina, the battery or some wire did short circuit and the battery...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-20-2011
Replies: 62
Views: 20,064
Posted By elmer3.5
Hi, a couple years ago i had a r6.2, great little...

Hi, a couple years ago i had a r6.2, great little camera, then one day i decided to look closer to a r8, at first sight i thought what a large bulky camera, but surprisingly after handling it i found...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 11-19-2011
Replies: 6
Views: 1,193
Posted By elmer3.5
Hi, donīt lub the tube, as someone said it has...

Hi, donīt lub the tube, as someone said it has some felt linning and it will expand.
Try to clean it up from dust and other things.
Donīt wash the felt either it wonīt fit itīs housing, the...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 11-19-2011
Replies: 15
Views: 4,674
Posted By elmer3.5
Hi, thanks for your replies, very helpfull but...

Hi, thanks for your replies, very helpfull but are there any more users, not a popular camera is it?

cheers
Forum: RFF Polls 11-18-2011
Replies: 56
Views: 8,684
Posted By elmer3.5
Hi, i would paint the m2 because of the frame...

Hi, i would paint the m2 because of the frame counter, itīs far easier to paint this type than the one with glass/plastic window.
When you take it apart by unscrewing it many times the thread goes...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 11-18-2011
Replies: 15
Views: 4,674
Posted By elmer3.5
About leica CM

Hi, are there any CM users or reviews to check the reliability and opinions on this beautiful camera?

Any advice is welcome.

Thanks!
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 11-18-2011
Replies: 72
Views: 15,858
Posted By elmer3.5
Hi, no fuji, but i sold my leica x1 because of...

Hi, no fuji, but i sold my leica x1 because of similar "issues" by the way i just never get used to the fact of having a 23mm lens (super wide) in order to achieve 35mm fov!
No fun at all @ 2.8 and...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 11-14-2011
Replies: 20
Views: 1,804
Posted By elmer3.5
Hi, one of the best is the elmar 50mm 3.5, very...

Hi, one of the best is the elmar 50mm 3.5, very sharp and sooo pocketable.

Also the summar but i havenīt been able to find with pristine optics, theyīre ussually have scratches or wiping marks.

A...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-13-2011
Replies: 21
Views: 2,402
Posted By elmer3.5
Hi, i would say buy yourself an m5, recently iīm...

Hi, i would say buy yourself an m5, recently iīm a big fan of that camera. Itīs terrific performer and an m in itīs own unique right.

If uncoupled you canīt miss chosing an m4 (chrome one), about...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-13-2011
Replies: 7
Views: 1,278
Posted By elmer3.5
Hi, thanks for your kind advice, but i just...

Hi, thanks for your kind advice, but i just returned it...

Bye!
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-08-2011
Replies: 46
Views: 5,024
Posted By elmer3.5
Damn me! I had the chance to shoot a test roll...

Damn me!

I had the chance to shoot a test roll with a fully functional m5 and i just fell completelly in love!!!

The fact that i can see the speed and the status of the lightmeter with the needle...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 11-08-2011
Replies: 68
Views: 5,277
Posted By elmer3.5
Hahaha, thatīs the one iīll use!!!

Hahaha, thatīs the one iīll use!!!
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 11-08-2011
Replies: 104
Views: 10,373
Posted By elmer3.5
Wow, hope we donīt get a nasty Xmas present like...

Wow, hope we donīt get a nasty Xmas present like kodak out of business card!

Quoting the words of the first answer to yhis post:

Things are happenig fast!

Bye!
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-07-2011
Replies: 22
Views: 4,533
Posted By elmer3.5
Hi, i use the vc 21mm f4 lens, brilliant! In my...

Hi, i use the vc 21mm f4 lens, brilliant! In my opinion its a viewfinder price that includes a great lens.
Of course you canīt lose choosing the biogon 21 f4.5, itīs a gem!

If you point at a nose...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-07-2011
Replies: 22
Views: 4,533
Posted By elmer3.5
Sa

Hi, as i recall from books and other press he did use the SA a lot, but you shouldnīt be surprised about distrotion, because when 21mm lens is used near and on subjects without straigth parallel...
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 11-07-2011
Replies: 70
Views: 8,811
Posted By elmer3.5
Hi, when i had my rd1s i ended up using only the...

Hi, when i had my rd1s i ended up using only the vc 40/1.4 nokton lens.
It gave me about 60mm fov, enough for almost any circumstance!
Very compact, fast and able to isolate background.
Tryied using...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-04-2011
Replies: 7
Views: 1,278
Posted By elmer3.5
Hi, thanks for your answers. 1-I did set to...

Hi, thanks for your answers.

1-I did set to higher iso, but the effect is that the speed needle moves but the lighmeter doesnīt, it moves from left to right independently from other settings. If you...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-04-2011
Replies: 7
Views: 1,278
Posted By elmer3.5
Leica m5 lightmeter question

Hi, just got my chrome m5 but the lightmeter just runs up to 1/3 of the track, it doesnīt get totally to the right even pointing it to hard reflected sunlight.

What can it be, is it faulty or needs...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 11-04-2011
Replies: 65
Views: 10,612
Posted By elmer3.5
What a bad new!!!! I love this film!!! JUst...

What a bad new!!!!

I love this film!!!

JUst scanned a roll taken with my vito II loved the results!

Bad, too bad...
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 11-04-2011
Replies: 6
Views: 1,867
Posted By elmer3.5
Hi i loved my former HRF, itīs an awesome M...

Hi i loved my former HRF, itīs an awesome M camera, perhaps too heavy and too much electronics.

In regard of your problem, the camera rewinds when it "feels" the roll canīt advance any more,...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 10-28-2011
Replies: 9
Views: 1,988
Posted By elmer3.5
Hi, i remmember my upgraded m8 did something...

Hi, i remmember my upgraded m8 did something alike when the battery charge was weak.
The m9 does the same but perhaps only when itīs about to shut down completely because of discharged batt.
Forum: DIYS Modifications 10-27-2011
Replies: 7
Views: 1,477
Posted By elmer3.5
Hi, Brian, on both settings infinity is...

Hi,

Brian, on both settings infinity is OK.

nakedcellist, it is possible to do so.

rxmd, the thickness of the shim is: 0.01 mm

Another strong reason to do this arrangement is the fact that the...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-26-2011
Replies: 46
Views: 5,024
Posted By elmer3.5
Am i wrong?? falling for an m5???

Hi, last monday i did some bargain and amongst other stuff i got an m5 a lttle battered but ok!

The worst thing is that to my surprise i didnīt find it THAT large and felt it really great for actual...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 10-26-2011
Replies: 16
Views: 2,197
Posted By elmer3.5
Hi i use on my m9 a battery i purchased for my...

Hi i use on my m9 a battery i purchased for my past m8, no problems and donīt percieve any difference between them.
Bye!
Forum: DIYS Modifications 10-26-2011
Replies: 7
Views: 1,477
Posted By elmer3.5
And so...variable optimization of c-sonnar (tutorial)

Hi, many folks asked me how to make the trick i use ion my c-sonnar in order to get both opyimizations by moving the rear element of the lens.

Iīve tried to make a tutorial that i posted yesterday...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 10-25-2011
Replies: 15
Views: 6,603
Posted By elmer3.5
Hi, both my late m8 and new m9, are compatible...

Hi, both my late m8 and new m9, are compatible with the J-12, no problems, and i must say itīs a really fiine lens!
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-25-2011
Replies: 165
Views: 67,722
Posted By elmer3.5
Hi, this is one of my own painted cameras, the...

Hi, this is one of my own painted cameras, the beeter one i must say.
Itīs gray.
I switched the plastic framelines window and set instead a grounded glass, since i hate those horrid plastic...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 10-13-2011
Replies: 7
Views: 3,007
Posted By elmer3.5
Hi, i had the same camera and currently have the...

Hi, i had the same camera and currently have the zeiss ikon contessa, they share the same kind of rangefinder mechanism.
Had to do the alignment job on this contessa, itīs very painful because it...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 10-12-2011
Replies: 32
Views: 3,271
Posted By elmer3.5
hahahahha, well said!

hahahahha, well said!
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 10-12-2011
Replies: 7
Views: 1,867
Posted By elmer3.5
Hi, i loved the focal lenght on my m6, after a...

Hi, i loved the focal lenght on my m6, after a while using it on the m8 never really liked it, never had problems in the corners either.

Nowe on the m9 itīs another story, the edges can be...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 10-12-2011
Replies: 49
Views: 7,847
Posted By elmer3.5
Hi, great lens indeed! I had three! sold first...

Hi, great lens indeed!

I had three! sold first two samples but couldnīt live with it so i purchased a black one, not expensive and very sharp, also small too!!!

Bye!
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 10-11-2011
Replies: 32
Views: 3,271
Posted By elmer3.5
Hi, well itīs all about the AF! :cool: What i...

Hi, well itīs all about the AF! :cool:

What i would really like to have is the FF video capabilities...

I had a 5d first one, itīs a terrific enormous camera, with the sigma 24-70 f2.8 lens it was...
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 10-04-2011
Replies: 16
Views: 6,009
Posted By elmer3.5
Hi, i had the same issues when shotting with fast...

Hi, i had the same issues when shotting with fast lenses, but i learned how to optimize the sonnar in a glimpse!

Once fooling around with an old contax sonnar i realized that itīs set to 2.8, but if...
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 09-29-2011
Replies: 30
Views: 5,394
Posted By elmer3.5
Hi, i love my leica x1 because itīs small and...

Hi, i love my leica x1 because itīs small and with a 24mm lens i set 10 feet and f5.6 and go shooting without concern!
The m9 doesnīt have crop factor so i can use all sort of lenses on it, of course...
Forum: Kodak Retina and Ektra Rangefinders 09-27-2011
Replies: 11
Views: 2,206
Posted By elmer3.5
Hi, as many other folders the retina lens must...

Hi, as many other folders the retina lens must be unscrewed completely with the shutter itself.
For this you must open the film load chamber and extend the lens, then youīll notice the rear element...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 09-23-2011
Replies: 11
Views: 2,049
Posted By elmer3.5
Thanks!!! Very helpful advice! Bye!

Thanks!!!

Very helpful advice!

Bye!
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 09-23-2011
Replies: 11
Views: 2,049
Posted By elmer3.5
Flash for M9

Hi, iīm low on budget and need a flash for my m9, can you tell me if thereīs a unit that can be used with ttl function thatīs not expensive, perhaps metz or nikon or other brand.

Also recommend if...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 09-23-2011
Replies: 3
Views: 765
Posted By elmer3.5
Itīs a fine camera, mine had a coated lens but...

Itīs a fine camera, mine had a coated lens but never get used to the parallax issue...

Congratulations!!!
Forum: CSC : Digital Compact System Cameras - 09-21-2011
Replies: 197
Views: 18,312
Posted By elmer3.5
Hi, donīt get it, why everybody is making small...

Hi, donīt get it, why everybody is making small cameras with aps-c sensors but nikon has a not so small body with that tiny sensor!!!

Why someone should prefer nikon 1 over the nex 7?

Iīm missing...
Forum: RFF Polls 09-16-2011
Replies: 102
Views: 20,534
Posted By elmer3.5
Contax IIa the slowest!!!

Hi, dpends on what camera youīre using.

The iiiīf withstands up to 1/10 or 1/8 the M series perhaps not that slower but 1/15, the hexar a little faster, just as the g1, g2 and ZI.
But the slowest...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 09-03-2011
Replies: 10
Views: 2,629
Posted By elmer3.5
Hi i own an m9 and yesterday was revisiting all...

Hi i own an m9 and yesterday was revisiting all my m8īs files, i got very impressed i had forgotten how nice camera it is the m8!
Mine was an upgraded chrome m8, with silent shutter and a lot of...
Forum: Other RF 09-03-2011
Replies: 9
Views: 1,749
Posted By elmer3.5
Hi, nikon type miount has another focal length...

Hi, nikon type miount has another focal length than leica type, it wonīt in a test and will show shifts.

If the rnagefinder is not the problem then:

In order to know whatīs going on i sugest you...
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 08-31-2011
Replies: 171
Views: 25,436
Posted By elmer3.5
X?...x1!

Hi, i decided in favour of the leica x1!
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-21-2011
Replies: 28
Views: 3,005
Posted By elmer3.5
Hi, go for the vc2 meter, leica ones are bulky,...

Hi, go for the vc2 meter, leica ones are bulky, hard to set on the camera, thereīs always risk to scratch the top of your cam.
Sometimes theyīre accurate but never as the vc meter.

The vc meter is...
Forum: Fixed Lens 35mm RF 08-18-2011
Replies: 2
Views: 2,087
Posted By elmer3.5
Hi,, got the ultron lens on my vitessa, superb...

Hi,, got the ultron lens on my vitessa, superb lens!
also those 2.8 and 3.5 are great, hope to have them remounted for m use!
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 08-18-2011
Replies: 13
Views: 4,167
Posted By elmer3.5
Hi, if 28mm is your stuff donīt hesitate and buy...

Hi, if 28mm is your stuff donīt hesitate and buy it.

Itīs superb, sharp from 2.8 on!
Nice looking, built very well, not expensive
Canīt tell anytihing about the elmait.

I used it a lot on my late...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 08-18-2011
Replies: 9
Views: 1,765
Posted By elmer3.5
Hi, iīve been using scandisk and kingston cards...

Hi, iīve been using scandisk and kingston cards up to 4 gb, the 8 gb are way too slow on the startup.
Also the m9 instructions recommend scandisk extreme cards, but havenīt bought one yet.

Iīve...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 08-16-2011
Replies: 28
Views: 2,906
Posted By elmer3.5
not 50

Hi, the elmar or hektor, industar-50/ 22 every lens like the elmar wonīt make you no problem.

Anyway theyīre pretty old, another solution would be the awesome rollei sonnar 40mm f 2.8 hft LTM...
Forum: RFF Polls 08-12-2011
Replies: 62
Views: 6,764
Posted By elmer3.5
Should!!!

Hi, canīt vote on this one, i really should cock the shutter everytime, but i forget to many times...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-10-2011
Replies: 98
Views: 18,550
Posted By elmer3.5
Hi, i always take great care about lenses, in the...

Hi, i always take great care about lenses, in the past shot with not so good ones and early decided to go for mint ones even if i have to pay a lot more for them.

The fact is haze, scratches and...
Forum: Foca Cameras 08-10-2011
Replies: 11
Views: 3,820
Posted By elmer3.5
Hi, a few months ago i purchased one Foca trois...

Hi, a few months ago i purchased one Foca trois etoiles, 3 stars!

I agree with you quality is superb!!!
The RF is clear and conttrasty!

I must say is really something in terms os quality and use,...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-10-2011
Replies: 3,214
Views: 561,699
Posted By elmer3.5
Hi, leica X1 xtra large! ...

Hi, leica X1 xtra large!

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2491/5703008567_c9cd7a4d65_z.jpg


Bye!
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 08-09-2011
Replies: 9
Views: 3,540
Posted By elmer3.5
Hi, thanks for your report on the VC 35/1.2, i...

Hi, thanks for your report on the VC 35/1.2, i appreciate you give an honest uncompromised opinion on the subject!

Very helpfull!!!
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-09-2011
Replies: 39
Views: 2,899
Posted By elmer3.5
M2!

Hi, the m2 is a safe bet, youīll be able to sell it fast and at a good price if you need to.
Besides that the m2, is sturdy piece of equipment, be sure the vf and rf are perfect cos it may have some...
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 08-01-2011
Replies: 62
Views: 8,184
Posted By elmer3.5
Miss focus

Hi, in my experience almost 80% of the lens iīve owned had some focusing issues.
Some of them were brand new:

Rollei sonnar hft 40/2.8 back focus about 3 inches
Biogon 35/f2 back focus about 2...
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 08-01-2011
Replies: 33
Views: 8,165
Posted By elmer3.5
Hi, in deed Zeiss glass givees you that...

Hi, in deed Zeiss glass givees you that "3d"

Biogon 35/2 @ f4 on M8

"The Cleaner" (Car cleaner)

http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4129/5015170654_73bc3de934_z.jpg

...
Forum: Kodak Retina and Ektra Rangefinders 07-26-2011
Replies: 4
Views: 1,964
Posted By elmer3.5
Thank you, toys my life!

Thank you, toys my life!
Forum: Kodak Retina and Ektra Rangefinders 07-26-2011
Replies: 4
Views: 1,964
Posted By elmer3.5
Thanks! I guess the next partner to my IIa will...

Thanks! I guess the next partner to my IIa will be a rodenstock lens:)

Bye!
Forum: Kodak Retina and Ektra Rangefinders 07-25-2011
Replies: 4
Views: 1,964
Posted By elmer3.5
New Retina IIa and first shots

Hi, i really like 35mm folders, find great the fact i can collapse the lens and put into my pockets, also love the mechs involved, find these cameras really atractive...and great for shooting too...
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 07-24-2011
Replies: 60
Views: 7,526
Posted By elmer3.5
Cosina

Hi, iīd love to see a sonnar aspherical but the greatness of this lens is the small size...
Between 1.2 and 1.5 the difference is small i canīt see any difference when shooting with my sonnar or my...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-24-2011
Replies: 67
Views: 17,980
Posted By elmer3.5
Zi

Hi, very interesting question.

After using and abusing this three cameras for almost three years i can say the best for actual shooting is the Zeiss Ikon, itīs always handy, lightweight and very...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 07-20-2011
Replies: 19
Views: 2,059
Posted By elmer3.5
Southamerica

Hi Yanidel, great and amazing trip youīre in.

If you visit my country (chile) iīll be very glad to meet you and show Santiago.

So, best wishes in this adventure!

Bye!
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 07-15-2011
Replies: 18
Views: 2,816
Posted By elmer3.5
Gf1

Hi, the lx5 has a tiny sensor the Gf1 has a bigger one and this gives you better image quality.
The gf1 has interchangable lenses so you can even use M lenses on it.
The 20mm f1.7 pancake is a nice...
Forum: Travel 07-12-2011
Replies: 69
Views: 13,430
Posted By elmer3.5
What a shot!!!! Great journey!!!!...

What a shot!!!! Great journey!!!! Congrats!!!

Bye!
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 07-12-2011
Replies: 30
Views: 3,466
Posted By elmer3.5
Hi, the m7 is more quiet than the m9, the silent...

Hi, the m7 is more quiet than the m9, the silent mode helps a lot thou. The hrf is noisier, i remember shooting a dove from 3 metres away everytime i released the dove moved.
Perhaps in a theatre or...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-12-2011
Replies: 543
Views: 95,930
Posted By elmer3.5
Nice thread

Hi, congratulations for all your beautiful daughters!!!

Mariana & Olivia Betinyani, ZI, M3 and ZM Sonnar, fp4

http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5218/5393679116_23dac487e3_z.jpg

...
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 06-21-2011
Replies: 12
Views: 3,557
Posted By elmer3.5
Hi, thanks for the answers very, very...

Hi, thanks for the answers very, very helpful!
Sorry if i missed the spot in this subforum!

This link:

http://www.clubsnap.com/forums/threads/666762-50mm-RF-lenses-Shot-Wide-Open-using-M9

Just...
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 06-21-2011
Replies: 12
Views: 3,557
Posted By elmer3.5
Hexanon 50mm f2.4

Hi, please tell me your opinions about this lens, is it sharp wide open?

Bye and thanks!
Forum: RFF Polls 06-16-2011
Replies: 3
Views: 682
Posted By elmer3.5
M9/M8 autoreview?

Hi i was wondering how many of you set autoreview off on your M8 or M9.

On my late m8 i used it at 1 sec just to check exposure, because i had to use -1 stop in shade or indoors and 0 compensation...
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 06-08-2011
Replies: 32
Views: 5,190
Posted By elmer3.5
Hi, the c-sonnar is unique, nowadays itīs...

Hi, the c-sonnar is unique, nowadays itīs optimized at f1.5, this version shifts until f8. You can switch it to f2.8 far more usable just by taking away one shimm.
The summicron although its...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 06-08-2011
Replies: 3
Views: 1,098
Posted By elmer3.5
Hi, thanks, it can be completely collapsed into...

Hi, thanks, it can be completely collapsed into the body, no problem.

At f2.5 itīs sharp enough, no complains!

The only issue is it shifts focus a lot!
I managed to adjust focus to something...
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 06-08-2011
Replies: 82
Views: 49,181
Posted By elmer3.5
Hi, these were shot at Valparaiso, konica hexar...

Hi, these were shot at Valparaiso, konica hexar rf, FP4 or Pan F50 and superia 1600 the colour one.

f5.6
http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5217/5384353617_5dc7b4b4ab_z.jpg

f2.8
...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 06-08-2011
Replies: 3
Views: 1,098
Posted By elmer3.5
M9 & Hektor 5cm f2.5-First shots!

Hi at last i could manage to use my M9 with my hektor 5cm f2.5!

The m9 is just perfect IMO, quick iso setting, accurate lightmeter readings, in black is looks far smaller than my late m8 chrome...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 06-08-2011
Replies: 1
Views: 904
Posted By elmer3.5
Thanks! not very pupular lens. Until i find one...

Thanks! not very pupular lens.

Until i find one exact filter iīll fix those "magnetic filters" better than having none at all.
I already use one of those on my x1 and itīs very useful!

Thanks again!
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-07-2011
Replies: 43
Views: 3,608
Posted By elmer3.5
Wow damn quesion!:D HAD to sell Zeiss Ikon ZI...

Wow damn quesion!:D

HAD to sell

Zeiss Ikon ZI camera
Zeiss Ikon super ikonta 532/16 coated
ZM biogon 28mm
ZM C-sonnar deeply regret
Konica Hexar RF
Leica Summarit 35mm f2.5
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 06-07-2011
Replies: 1
Views: 904
Posted By elmer3.5
Hektor 5cm f2.5-Screw in filter?

Hi!

Iīve been using this fine lens for a while, have to say i corrected focus shifts but to my surprise it has the same "shift" as a super fast lens like the sonnar!
From f3.2 on back focuses @ full...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-01-2011
Replies: 51
Views: 4,475
Posted By elmer3.5
Hi, itīs horrible i really feel getting older!...

Hi, itīs horrible i really feel getting older! Iīve been waiting 2 months for my M9 to clear customs, add that anxiety to my ageing feelings!!!!!

Bye!
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 06-01-2011
Replies: 47
Views: 7,405
Posted By elmer3.5
Hi, Yes, right away! Bye and luck!

Hi, Yes, right away!

Bye and luck!
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 05-26-2011
Replies: 3
Views: 999
Posted By elmer3.5
Thanks, wow! I started immediately saving bucks...

Thanks, wow!
I started immediately saving bucks to buy one:D
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 05-26-2011
Replies: 3
Views: 999
Posted By elmer3.5
m9 titan framelines window...

Hi, i was dreaming about an m9 titan and looking some youtube vids, but to my surprise it doesnīt have framelines window!

Does it have another way to illuminate the framelines or i must see the...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 05-16-2011
Replies: 60
Views: 5,194
Posted By elmer3.5
Hi, yes, go for the m9! Bye!

Hi, yes, go for the m9!

Bye!
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 05-16-2011
Replies: 55
Views: 6,649
Posted By elmer3.5
Hi, the m8 IS good enough... ....but as goodtime...

Hi, the m8 IS good enough...

....but as goodtime said you have years to discover all the possibilities of the m6.

Bye and luck!
Forum: Tom Abrahamsson of RapidWinder.com 05-16-2011
Replies: 25
Views: 8,479
Posted By elmer3.5
Hi, thanks i guess iīll use this lens extensively...

Hi, thanks i guess iīll use this lens extensively in the next months...

Erik, you are quite right about mint samples, in fact my sample although not mint itīs in really good shape and testing it i...
Forum: Tom Abrahamsson of RapidWinder.com 05-15-2011
Replies: 25
Views: 8,479
Posted By elmer3.5
Wow

Hi, great ther are folks that like the hektor!!!

Since i knew it existed i tried to get one sample.
Years hve passed and now i have my hektor lens.

Iīm very surprised with it, first thought it...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-07-2011
Replies: 14
Views: 2,840
Posted By elmer3.5
Mistery

Hi, i was wondering about the same issue, how do they do that satin finish chrome, first nickel, then chrome, but that even finish is a mistery to me!
If you find out how donīt ever post it!:D

bye...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 04-04-2011
Replies: 37
Views: 5,045
Posted By elmer3.5
Thatīs a very nice example! Definitely not like...

Thatīs a very nice example!

Definitely not like the great m8. (noise helps quite a bit on B/W conversions)
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 04-04-2011
Replies: 37
Views: 5,045
Posted By elmer3.5
So, would be far better to add a filter?

So, would be far better to add a filter?
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-04-2011
Replies: 221
Views: 24,049
Posted By elmer3.5
Hi, on february las year near bariloche south...

Hi, on february las year near bariloche south argentina i used a contax g2 under the rain, not directly but was enough to let it go crazy and in a snap the new battery went dead, at least the camera...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 04-04-2011
Replies: 37
Views: 5,045
Posted By elmer3.5
Thumbs up Hi everybody! JSU, very true your observations...

Hi everybody!

JSU, very true your observations on the practical differences about using lenses on each camera, one of the reasons for selling my m8 (and rd1) was precisely that. Summarit 35mm f2.5...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 04-02-2011
Replies: 37
Views: 5,045
Posted By elmer3.5
Hi, i see, at least got some answers! Thanks!

Hi, i see, at least got some answers!

Thanks!
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 04-02-2011
Replies: 37
Views: 5,045
Posted By elmer3.5
High ISO on M9 better than m8.2?

Hi, recently purchased an m9 (iīm waiting for it), i sold away a lot of gear including my upgraded M8 (lovely camera)
The m8 didnīt have a great iso performance (i used to over expose a litle and...
Forum: Leica Q / CL/ T / X Series 03-31-2011
Replies: 21
Views: 5,912
Posted By elmer3.5
Hi, i always use shutter speed on A, and no,...

Hi, i always use shutter speed on A, and no, thereīs no shutter lag.
I find this settings ideal to say the least.
In fact one of my problems was i never knew what iso was bieng selected, but now itīs...
Forum: Leica Q / CL/ T / X Series 03-31-2011
Replies: 21
Views: 5,912
Posted By elmer3.5
Today Wow!

Hi, just updated firmware, at first glance:

The AF works really faster when distances are alike, when you go from 50cm to 5 metres itīs slow but faster than previous firmware.

Manual focus gets...
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 03-24-2011
Replies: 9
Views: 1,585
Posted By elmer3.5
Hi!!! Congratulations! I have a 532/16 coated...

Hi!!!
Congratulations!
I have a 532/16 coated tessar lens, what a camera, i donīt find it so big, folded is easy to deal with!
For me the best is using colour film, of course B/W is awesome...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 03-18-2011
Replies: 27
Views: 5,570
Posted By elmer3.5
Thumbs up Hi, i had it on my m8, terrific lens, very small...

Hi, i had it on my m8, terrific lens, very small and sharp. It renders the 1.33 crop in a 53mm focal lenght, very useful.
Itīs better with ir cut filter on it, but no problems about coding since if...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-15-2011
Replies: 2
Views: 592
Posted By elmer3.5
Thanks! by the way looking carefully to each...

Thanks! by the way looking carefully to each camera i noticed very different lacquer finish and also very different "use/abuse" patterns.

Bye
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-15-2011
Replies: 2
Views: 592
Posted By elmer3.5
Olive Green Serial numbers

Hi, just looked on ebay two M1īs bundesiegentum, there are numbers on the back part below the advance lever and shows the same digits 12-129-7739.
Should that number be different as the serial number...
Forum: Optics Theory - 03-15-2011
Replies: 1,904
Views: 1,739,930
Posted By elmer3.5
C-Sonnar

My daughter Mariana C-Sonnar

http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5218/5393679116_23dac487e3_b.jpg
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 03-14-2011
Replies: 42
Views: 12,470
Posted By elmer3.5
2nd one is summitar, very interesting test!

2nd one is summitar, very interesting test!
Forum: RFF Polls 03-04-2011
Replies: 301
Views: 25,938
Posted By elmer3.5
First i studied Arts but after a while i had to...

First i studied Arts but after a while i had to take care of the family business...

Now iīm a Toy maker, 3rd generation..

Do you know those rubber ducks?

...well i make them and a whole bunch of...
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 03-02-2011
Replies: 19
Views: 3,756
Posted By elmer3.5
Iīm amazed, the x100 is the RFīs barbie! :D Itīs...

Iīm amazed, the x100 is the RFīs barbie! :D

Itīs a big hit from fuji, no question about it!

There will be a car to match the camera!

Cheers!
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 03-01-2011
Replies: 30
Views: 7,762
Posted By elmer3.5
hi, the iiig is like an m3, just a tad lighter....

hi, the iiig is like an m3, just a tad lighter. As my early m3 it doesnīt have 35mm FL.
But it has the widest option of slow speeds which i find very useful.
I like collapsible elmar like lenses and...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-28-2011
Replies: 31
Views: 10,218
Posted By elmer3.5
Hi Bobby! I had myself a dilemma like yours, at...

Hi Bobby!

I had myself a dilemma like yours, at last sold the m7 (never liked it too expensive and way to heavy) the m6 and bought an ZI.

Of all the cameras i have itīs the one that gets more...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 02-27-2011
Replies: 29
Views: 3,716
Posted By elmer3.5
Canon!

Hi, i had many VC lenses but only the ultron 1.7 in your list.
But i have currently the LTM canon 35mm 1.8, (ebay aprox 300 usd) iīve read this is an average lens but to my experience it is superb...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 02-24-2011
Replies: 2
Views: 973
Posted By elmer3.5
Hi, i guess mine is still under warranty, iīll...

Hi, i guess mine is still under warranty, iīll check!

Bye!
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 02-24-2011
Replies: 2
Views: 973
Posted By elmer3.5
Help with M8 upgrade price!

Hi, iīm considering to sell my chrome m8 upgraded camera.

It has new master board, vulcanite and the new silent shutter up to 1/4000.
Itīs almost new with all package and proper paper work.

I canīt...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 02-23-2011
Replies: 66
Views: 9,923
Posted By elmer3.5
I looked all the images shot with this camera and...

I looked all the images shot with this camera and it canīt match my X1, so i guess i have to wait for a comparison between both x100 & x1.
I think the x1 will win by far in terms of image quality,...
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