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Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-06-2018
Replies: 79
Views: 2,849
Posted By HuubL
Early M4-Ps with recessed window frames have...

Early M4-Ps with recessed window frames have brass top plates. Like these...
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-01-2018
Replies: 79
Views: 3,024
Posted By HuubL
Newton

After having had Farah put to sleep in 2014, we decided to have another Dutch Shepherd after my retirement in August last year. Please meet Newton. He is 4 months old in the photo and very surprised...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-12-2017
Replies: 25
Views: 1,140
Posted By HuubL
The M4-P came in two versions. The first models...

The M4-P came in two versions. The first models had a brass top cover, in later ones this was zinc. This made that the viewfinder framing was different too. In later ones this was plastic, like on...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 11-09-2017
Replies: 45
Views: 5,675
Posted By HuubL
What about the Minox cameras, great, small,...

What about the Minox cameras, great, small, folding bodies, excellent lens. I've had the GL and it was very nice. And you can get them really cheap!
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-05-2017
Replies: 1,541
Views: 196,830
Posted By HuubL
Sorry for the double post. Can't find the delete...

Sorry for the double post. Can't find the delete key anymore...???

Newton, our 10 weeks old Dutch Shepherd pup
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-05-2017
Replies: 1,541
Views: 196,830
Posted By HuubL
Newton, our 10 weeks old Dutch Shepherd...

Newton, our 10 weeks old Dutch Shepherd pup
https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4474/38152615072_b202cfd0b6_b.jpg
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-09-2017
Replies: 95
Views: 10,906
Posted By HuubL
...and what happened to the film counter wheel?...

...and what happened to the film counter wheel? It's supposed to 'overhang' a tiny bit at the front to allow setting it to the desired frame number. It seems as if the 'teeth' are filed off. Plus,...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-05-2017
Replies: 36
Views: 1,512
Posted By HuubL
I already have an M7

I already have an M7
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 09-05-2017
Replies: 38
Views: 3,241
Posted By HuubL
I've been away for a while and still anticipating...

I've been away for a while and still anticipating the FilmLab app. I understand from the above post that a beta version is out. Where can I get it?
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 08-16-2017
Replies: 3
Views: 608
Posted By HuubL
Thanks Michael. Take them out of the fridge today...

Thanks Michael. Take them out of the fridge today and you're set to go in 30 years :)

Thanks Rayt. I've developed these in HC110, I tried Amaloco and Rodinal earlier and the results are very...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 08-16-2017
Replies: 3
Views: 608
Posted By HuubL
Expired ???

I just developed a roll of Ilford FP4 which expired some 30 years ago.
It had been sitting in my Leica IIIb to check if the curtains had light leaks. Well, they haven't. But what came out of the...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 08-14-2017
Replies: 2,132
Views: 595,296
Posted By HuubL
Lovely camera, they made a complete III of it.

Lovely camera, they made a complete III of it.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-09-2017
Replies: 6
Views: 1,259
Posted By HuubL
They do exist. I have one :) According to the...

They do exist. I have one :)
According to the cameraquest website:

“Of the 23,180 standard production M4-P's, 22,680 were black chrome and only 500 were chrome, making the plain jane chrome M4-P...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 07-31-2017
Replies: 47
Views: 2,677
Posted By HuubL
I've said this before. Erik, your images are...

I've said this before. Erik, your images are truly exceptional. Always wondering if you have to do a lot of Photoshop work to get scratches and dust removed. I need to do that with almost all my negs.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 07-28-2017
Replies: 2,132
Views: 595,296
Posted By HuubL
Thanks David. Yes it's tight and undamaged, like...

Thanks David. Yes it's tight and undamaged, like the rest of the camera, and the lens!
It's an original set. The lens is also from 1938. I got it from a seller in Germany. Unbelievable that this has...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 07-28-2017
Replies: 2,132
Views: 595,296
Posted By HuubL
Just arrived! Like new, really! Super clean,...

Just arrived! Like new, really! Super clean, super functional.

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4330/36178343806_a455d3104f_o.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/X7Xtbo)Leica II chrome 1938...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 07-28-2017
Replies: 52
Views: 5,265
Posted By HuubL
Left 1952 yellowish radioactive #1021748, right...

Left 1952 yellowish radioactive #1021748, right 1953 bluish non-radioactive #1105724

Both nice glass, no coating damage, scratches. Just a few cleaning...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 07-12-2017
Replies: 411
Views: 16,506
Posted By HuubL
I shoot film because (1) I must (im)patiently...

I shoot film because (1) I must (im)patiently wait for 36 frames to be shot. (2) Most images on a roll are worthy of saving (vs 1 out of 50 digis). (3) B&W grain is sooo sexy.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 07-08-2017
Replies: 2,132
Views: 595,296
Posted By HuubL
Looks good Johan! Great job.

Looks good Johan! Great job.
Forum: Optics Theory - 06-29-2017
Replies: 43
Views: 7,732
Posted By HuubL
There were just some posts (also by me) on Flickr...

There were just some posts (also by me) on Flickr (https://www.flickr.com/photos/huubl/34795583723/in/dateposted-public/) about this.
Not sure how harmful it may be. All I know is that in the lab...
Forum: Optics Theory - 06-29-2017
Replies: 43
Views: 7,732
Posted By HuubL
Well, my 1952 Summicron is really hot! I'll check...

Well, my 1952 Summicron is really hot! I'll check my Summitars later.

https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4290/34795583723_9b6f2f7051_o.jpg

I decided to test my other 1952 Summicron with the GM-counter...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 06-24-2017
Replies: 5
Views: 591
Posted By HuubL
Just a guess. Have you declared a value for...

Just a guess. Have you declared a value for shipping? The Netherlands have rather strict import tax rules. When I buy from outside the EC I'll have to pay taxes and duties of around 20% of the value....
Forum: Optics Theory - 06-17-2017
Replies: 43
Views: 7,732
Posted By HuubL
Yes, well that was the subject that the OP...

Yes, well that was the subject that the OP launched-- ages ago. I'd be interested in other radioactive lenses though.
Forum: Optics Theory - 06-17-2017
Replies: 43
Views: 7,732
Posted By HuubL
The number of the lens is 1024500 - made around...

The number of the lens is 1024500 - made around 1952.

The front element was pretty yellow, so yellow that it didn't need a yellow filter for increasing contrast :)

Only the front element radiates....
Forum: Optics Theory - 06-16-2017
Replies: 43
Views: 7,732
Posted By HuubL
https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4281/35217230431_ac5...

https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4281/35217230431_ac5542bf0f_o.jpg

https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4256/35217230231_f25c0cf31a_o.jpg

https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4254/34503448234_fd8f8acf04_o.jpg
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 06-16-2017
Replies: 18
Views: 1,622
Posted By HuubL
Looks good and the ORAKO is a bonus. Nice strap...

Looks good and the ORAKO is a bonus. Nice strap also.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 05-31-2017
Replies: 18
Views: 2,114
Posted By HuubL
Great shots!

Great shots!
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 05-22-2017
Replies: 97
Views: 19,407
Posted By HuubL
Uncoated nickel Elmar 50mm f/3.5 on Leica II and...

Uncoated nickel Elmar 50mm f/3.5 on Leica II and Leica...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 05-09-2017
Replies: 18
Views: 1,446
Posted By HuubL
My picks Lynnb's...

My picks
Lynnb's...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 05-09-2017
Replies: 18
Views: 1,446
Posted By HuubL
Thank you Tony and Icebear for choosing my photos.

Thank you Tony and Icebear for choosing my photos.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-02-2017
Replies: 93
Views: 9,239
Posted By HuubL
Stupidly sold my like new EF a couple of weeks...

Stupidly sold my like new EF a couple of weeks ago on Catawiki. Had to look at it for a week sitting pretty for the auction date.... it hurt.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount Copies 04-20-2017
Replies: 6
Views: 1,033
Posted By HuubL
Upon somewhat closer inspection, it's not a Fed,...

Upon somewhat closer inspection, it's not a Fed, but a Zorki (probably C, the ugliest of all Soviet cameras). Here's a link...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount Copies 04-20-2017
Replies: 6
Views: 1,033
Posted By HuubL
Amazing...

A black and gold painted FED1 "1936 Berlin Olympics Edition" just sold for 614 euros on Catawiki!
I'm afraid many more will follow.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-07-2017
Replies: 1,187
Views: 336,442
Posted By HuubL
Leica M4-P + v4 35mm Summicron, Fomapan 200 in...

Leica M4-P + v4 35mm Summicron, Fomapan 200 in HC110

https://c1.staticflickr.com/4/3816/32985742713_138a386c5e_o.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-02-2017
Replies: 76
Views: 4,400
Posted By HuubL
Leica MP-4 + 35mm Summicron (v4), Fomapan 200 in...

Leica MP-4 + 35mm Summicron (v4), Fomapan 200 in HC110
https://c1.staticflickr.com/4/3844/32986464393_656410a1e5_b.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-02-2017
Replies: 76
Views: 4,400
Posted By HuubL
Leica M4-P + 35mm Summicron (v4), Fomapan 200 in...

Leica M4-P + 35mm Summicron (v4), Fomapan 200 in HC110
https://c1.staticflickr.com/3/2884/33414153660_d5b5c498ab_b.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-02-2017
Replies: 954
Views: 150,652
Posted By HuubL
Posted this one in the Gallery a couple of days...

Posted this one in the Gallery a couple of days ago. Panorama of four stitched images.
Stevenshof polder, Leiden, The Netherlands. Leica M4-P + 35mm Summicron...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 03-29-2017
Replies: 19
Views: 1,095
Posted By HuubL
Thank you Tony for liking and mentioning all my...

Thank you Tony for liking and mentioning all my photos. It's not often that I post, but in a couple of months that may change. Retirement is nearing...:)
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 03-24-2017
Replies: 2,132
Views: 595,296
Posted By HuubL
^ Black dial (?) and red dial, just six numbers...

^ Black dial (?) and red dial, just six numbers apart! Wow. Nice lenses also!
Forum: Xpan & Other Panoramics 03-21-2017
Replies: 1,860
Views: 373,889
Posted By HuubL
:eek: Oops, sorry for posting the stitches. I...

:eek: Oops, sorry for posting the stitches. I thought this thread was for panoramas, not specifically by panoramic cameras. It won't happen again...:eek:
Forum: Xpan & Other Panoramics 03-21-2017
Replies: 1,860
Views: 373,889
Posted By HuubL
Leica M4-P + 35mm Summicron (v4), Fomapan 200,...

Leica M4-P + 35mm Summicron (v4), Fomapan 200, HC110
3 images stitched

https://c1.staticflickr.com/4/3671/32753000183_7845ea34e5_b.jpg
Forum: Xpan & Other Panoramics 03-21-2017
Replies: 1,860
Views: 373,889
Posted By HuubL
Classic Leica III + 90mm Elmar, 4 images...

Classic Leica III + 90mm Elmar, 4 images stitched. Vismarkt Leiden, The Netherlands.

https://c1.staticflickr.com/4/3791/33183783200_3d91bbd8fd_b.jpg
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 03-19-2017
Replies: 52
Views: 6,315
Posted By HuubL
And....the Summitar has that boké with highlights...

And....the Summitar has that boké with highlights I don't like that much. Impossible for use between trees and leaves against a backlit background.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 03-18-2017
Replies: 52
Views: 6,315
Posted By HuubL
Image quality-wise, there is not much that could...

Image quality-wise, there is not much that could be improved on the Elmar. It's a great little lens delivering sharp and contrasty (for its time) images. The Summitar is no slouch either, but I see...
Forum: RFF Polls 03-11-2017
Replies: 140
Views: 12,441
Posted By HuubL
Canon EOS D60 (from when the "D" came before the...

Canon EOS D60 (from when the "D" came before the number)
Canon EOS 20D
Canon EOS 40D
Panasonic Lumix GF1
Olympus OMD 5 Mk1
Olympus OMD 5 MkII
Love the Olys. Lightweight, excellent finder and the M4/3...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 03-10-2017
Replies: 2,132
Views: 595,296
Posted By HuubL
Jo Geier sells one for a competitive price:...

Jo Geier sells one for a competitive price: http://www.jogeier.com/leitz-leica-procu-shutter-release-protection-cap.html :)
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 03-10-2017
Replies: 2,132
Views: 595,296
Posted By HuubL
Women, wine and wasting...!

Women, wine and wasting...!
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 03-10-2017
Replies: 2,132
Views: 595,296
Posted By HuubL
Not too bad. But you got doubles and triples....

Not too bad. But you got doubles and triples. Just a small time hoarder in comparison to me. I can make two such rows... :)
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 03-09-2017
Replies: 2,132
Views: 595,296
Posted By HuubL
:) https://c1.staticflickr.com/4/3954/33113362590...

:)

https://c1.staticflickr.com/4/3954/33113362590_d91290ffda_b.jpg
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 03-08-2017
Replies: 2,132
Views: 595,296
Posted By HuubL
Thanks PanF! Nice to know that it's got value...

Thanks PanF! Nice to know that it's got value ;)

Would love to have a nickel Hektor, like in your sig!
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 03-08-2017
Replies: 2,132
Views: 595,296
Posted By HuubL
Erik, I was wondering about the guard. It's not...

Erik, I was wondering about the guard. It's not nickel, it's brass showing on the rim, but on the rest of the guard it looks like weathered aluminium. Was this an original Leica product or is it...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 03-08-2017
Replies: 2,132
Views: 595,296
Posted By HuubL
Thanks Erik, Yes, it's chrome, unfortunately. I...

Thanks Erik,
Yes, it's chrome, unfortunately. I hope to ever find one, but they are extremely expensive for what they are. Even this one is.
Huub
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 03-08-2017
Replies: 6
Views: 931
Posted By HuubL
Thanks Marcelo. This is the new set. Just posted...

Thanks Marcelo.

This is the new set. Just posted it in the "Show off your Leica I/II/III/LTM Camera" thread.

https://c1.staticflickr.com/3/2841/32681899673_935e4a4dcd_k.jpg...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 03-08-2017
Replies: 19
Views: 1,008
Posted By HuubL
That would be a waste. Practically impossible to...

That would be a waste. Practically impossible to do that neatly.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 03-08-2017
Replies: 2,132
Views: 595,296
Posted By HuubL
All black and nickel,...

All black and nickel, 1932-1933
https://c1.staticflickr.com/3/2841/32681899673_873cc5edb7_b.jpg
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 03-07-2017
Replies: 6
Views: 931
Posted By HuubL
New classic system

Just excited to let you know, I just received a 1932/33 camera set:
Leica III, black & nickel
50mm Summar, black rim, nickel
35mm Elmar, nickel + original black front and rear caps
90mm Elmar, black...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 03-05-2017
Replies: 19
Views: 1,008
Posted By HuubL
If f/2 and black is not essential: 35 f/2.8...

If f/2 and black is not essential: 35 f/2.8 Summaron. Made in LTM and M-mount, The early M-mounts had a removable dedicated M-mount ring that was screwed on the LTM lens barrel, effectively making it...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-08-2017
Replies: 28
Views: 2,581
Posted By HuubL
Ditto fro the Canon...

Ditto fro the Canon EF.
https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/114911/M/Canon EF.jpg
But the new old Canon F-1n wasn't bad either.
https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/114911/M/Canon F-1n.jpg
And the...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 02-02-2017
Replies: 43
Views: 3,224
Posted By HuubL
Could it be that it needs just a little extra...

Could it be that it needs just a little extra turn clockwise. Sometimes it's a matter of less than hair thickness more turn.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 02-02-2017
Replies: 1,345
Views: 394,525
Posted By HuubL
I love this tread! Reading last week's posts...

I love this tread! Reading last week's posts alone it seems that several SAs are on their way to new owners. I got another one myself a couple of days ago: a 21/4 + IKWOO. It's on my M4-P now, but...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-31-2017
Replies: 24
Views: 821
Posted By HuubL
Looks like leaking back door. On your test roll,...

Looks like leaking back door. On your test roll, tape the hinge side of the door with black masking tape or some-such and check if the effect is still there. If not, the light leak is from there.
Forum: Help / Feedback forum 01-30-2017
Replies: 9
Views: 1,450
Posted By HuubL
...Second... And including dual mount M/LTM...

...Second...
And including dual mount M/LTM lenses. Although they're M officially, I like them for their economics (how weird this sounds for Leica).
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 01-19-2017
Replies: 2,132
Views: 595,296
Posted By HuubL
Beautiful Rick, who did the painting?

Beautiful Rick, who did the painting?
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-19-2017
Replies: 38
Views: 1,720
Posted By HuubL
Once every 36 rolls?

Once every 36 rolls?
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-17-2017
Replies: 353
Views: 23,565
Posted By HuubL
The ones before hoarding (the ones I used in the...

The ones before hoarding (the ones I used in the previous century) in chronological order:
Petri V6
Rolleicord Va
Canon EF
Canon A-1
Canon EOS 10

The ones from this century (analog and...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 01-16-2017
Replies: 35
Views: 1,913
Posted By HuubL
Lukitas http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery...

Lukitas
http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/54266/med_U54266I1484434199.SEQ.4.jpg
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 01-16-2017
Replies: 35
Views: 1,913
Posted By HuubL
Keith http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/g...

Keith
http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/5265/med_U5265I1484561612.SEQ.0.jpg
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 01-16-2017
Replies: 35
Views: 1,913
Posted By HuubL
Robert.M http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgaller...

Robert.M
http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/13827/med_U13827I1484383942.SEQ.0.jpg
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 01-16-2017
Replies: 35
Views: 1,913
Posted By HuubL
Shouldn't the thread title not be ".... week...

Shouldn't the thread title not be ".... week ending January 13, 2017"?

Indeed great pic of Lynn, by the way.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 01-15-2017
Replies: 16
Views: 1,345
Posted By HuubL
Originally, the early lens lacks coating, while...

Originally, the early lens lacks coating, while the aperture has many blades, making it circular and producing nicer highlights in the boké. Together these effects make the famous Leiva glow! I would...
Forum: Zeiss Contax 01-13-2017
Replies: 272
Views: 84,707
Posted By HuubL
Well done Rick. I just sold mine for 3 times that...

Well done Rick. I just sold mine for 3 times that amount 😊
Forum: Tom Abrahamsson of RapidWinder.com 01-07-2017
Replies: 354
Sticky: RIP Tom A
Views: 51,724
Posted By HuubL
What a terrible message you brought us. Tom was...

What a terrible message you brought us. Tom was the pepper and salt of RFF. What a loss to this community and photography as a whole. He will be missed, but not forgotten.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 01-04-2017
Replies: 549
Views: 157,022
Posted By HuubL
Show us please....

Show us please....
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-02-2017
Replies: 62
Views: 3,669
Posted By HuubL
The perfect hybrid: M4 á la...

The perfect hybrid: M4 á la M2

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/114911/Huub%27s%20Homepages/test/m4-1.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-11-2016
Replies: 422
Views: 60,148
Posted By HuubL
The advantages of living in Holland :) The first...

The advantages of living in Holland :)

The first two: Leica IIIa-syn + 35mm 1:3.5 Summaron
The others: Leica M7 + 35mm 1:2 v4...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-10-2016
Replies: 72
Views: 4,344
Posted By HuubL
As a matter of fact, I sold three cameras this...

As a matter of fact, I sold three cameras this week :rolleyes: and thinking about what could go next. However, I couldn't resist buying a new one for the profits :confused:. Well, I suppose cutting...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 12-09-2016
Replies: 12
Views: 1,456
Posted By HuubL
Exactly! What the others said, price is pretty...

Exactly!

What the others said, price is pretty steep, but of course, with this old stuff, everything depends on condition. And for this price, condition should be very(!) good.
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-03-2016
Replies: 214
Views: 15,463
Posted By HuubL
https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/114911/Huub%27...

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/114911/Huub%27s%20Homepages/test/CanonFDs.jpg
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 12-02-2016
Replies: 55
Views: 2,953
Posted By HuubL
Thanks Richard for picking my Georgian Horse!

Thanks Richard for picking my Georgian Horse!
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-01-2016
Replies: 72
Views: 4,344
Posted By HuubL
Not for me Roger. ELBOW is the ABLON of course.

Not for me Roger. ELBOW is the ABLON of course.
Forum: Travel 12-01-2016
Replies: 32
Views: 2,282
Posted By HuubL
Some more of mine.. wedding in...

Some more of mine..

wedding in Tbilisi
https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/114911/Huub%27s%20Homepages/georgia15/images/P7122020.jpg

Tbilisi modern...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 11-30-2016
Replies: 12
Views: 1,528
Posted By HuubL
I didn't sleep well last night...

...After haven't shot analog for more than half a year, I finally got time for a bit of shooting my old cameras the last few weeks. Yesterday evening I developed three films of Fomapan 200, each from...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 11-30-2016
Replies: 55
Views: 2,953
Posted By HuubL
Thanks Icebear for liking my father-in-law's...

Thanks Icebear for liking my father-in-law's 1960's shot.
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-30-2016
Replies: 72
Views: 4,344
Posted By HuubL
Nice idea, but I would have to dust them off all...

Nice idea, but I would have to dust them off all the time :)
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-30-2016
Replies: 14
Views: 1,252
Posted By HuubL
Thanks Jan, Stupid of me. It must be the same as...

Thanks Jan,
Stupid of me. It must be the same as with M6s of the period. Most have a "Leica" dot, but I have an early "Leitz" one.
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-30-2016
Replies: 72
Views: 4,344
Posted By HuubL
Thank you all. Piece-by-piece is what I had in...

Thank you all. Piece-by-piece is what I had in mind. I'll retire next year and guess would then have enough time to spend on making advertisement photos and writing persuasive advertisement texts...
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-30-2016
Replies: 72
Views: 4,344
Posted By HuubL
What would you do if you were my age?

In the past two decades I have collected quite a bit of classic film photography equipment: a number of Canon FD bodies and lenses, a few Olympus OM bodies and lenses, a couple of Robot Royals, a...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 11-30-2016
Replies: 82
Views: 14,390
Posted By HuubL
Ik lees dit nu pas. Van harte gecondoleerd met...

Ik lees dit nu pas. Van harte gecondoleerd met dit verlies Johan en veel sterkte gewenst in de komende tijd om dit te verwerken. Ik denk dat het vastleggen van zoveel mogelijk zaken die je aan hem...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-29-2016
Replies: 14
Views: 1,252
Posted By HuubL
I see, yours is a late, mine is an early version....

I see, yours is a late, mine is an early version. Are there other differences?
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-29-2016
Replies: 14
Views: 1,252
Posted By HuubL
@Johan, thank you. Good luck with the...

@Johan, thank you. Good luck with the sale.
@dacookieman, Nice twin. How come the logo and "R5" on mine are on opposite sites as on yours?
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-29-2016
Replies: 14
Views: 1,252
Posted By HuubL
Minolta Leicas

Whoever started the story that Leica R cameras are substandard when compared to contemporary professional Nikons and Canons?
I just got an R5: awesome, hefty, sturdy body that would equally well...
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-29-2016
Replies: 7
Views: 757
Posted By HuubL
I've had one, lovely little folder, but sold it...

I've had one, lovely little folder, but sold it on Catawiki six months ago. With the original ERC it brought 80 euro. You did WELL!
Forum: Travel 11-28-2016
Replies: 32
Views: 2,282
Posted By HuubL
Thanks Faris. @Jarski: I enjoyed your blog....

Thanks Faris.

@Jarski: I enjoyed your blog. Recognize many of the things you described and showed. It's like being there again. What a wonderful country. The best of all, there are hardly any...
Forum: Travel 11-28-2016
Replies: 32
Views: 2,282
Posted By HuubL
I don't want to steal your thread, but may I...

I don't want to steal your thread, but may I participate? Me and my wife were in Georgia in 2015. Most interesting and beautiful country. Just a few of the many photos I...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 11-28-2016
Replies: 211
Views: 25,464
Posted By HuubL
What does a proper original 5.6/28 Summaron now...

What does a proper original 5.6/28 Summaron now cost? Has its price been rising?
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-27-2016
Replies: 105
Views: 7,130
Posted By HuubL
For size (not weight:)), optics and mechanism:...

For size (not weight:)), optics and mechanism: Alpa 9d
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-27-2016
Replies: 25
Views: 1,457
Posted By HuubL
Oh, forgot, all the "Gallery picks for the...

Oh, forgot, all the "Gallery picks for the week..." threads
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-27-2016
Replies: 25
Views: 1,457
Posted By HuubL
Photo Association. Great thread for photos!

Photo Association. Great thread for photos!
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-25-2016
Replies: 66
Views: 4,214
Posted By HuubL
Amazing: one number apart... Erik, is ...895...

Amazing: one number apart...
Erik, is ...895 yours?
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 11-24-2016
Replies: 30
Views: 1,947
Posted By HuubL
Better late than never. Thank you Functus and...

Better late than never. Thank you Functus and Leica M2 fan for liking my photo.
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 11-24-2016
Replies: 231
Views: 13,080
Posted By HuubL
I do like this Wenger Swiss army knife....

I do like this Wenger Swiss army knife. Brass-riveted wooden handles. Bought it in the nineties in Switzerland. Never saw another one.
https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/114911/M/Wenger.jpg
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-23-2016
Replies: 2
Views: 671
Posted By HuubL
M4-P types

I recently got a very nice Leica M4-P. It's a chrome version, with recessed finder window (no black plastic frame), two flash connectors and it is not the commemorative 1913-1983 version (or the...
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 11-22-2016
Replies: 231
Views: 13,080
Posted By HuubL
swiss army knife. and a mini version on my key...

swiss army knife. and a mini version on my key ring.
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-21-2016
Replies: 45
Views: 2,906
Posted By HuubL
Two upgraded Leicas, IIIa-syn chrome: 1933,...

Two upgraded Leicas, IIIa-syn chrome: 1933, IIIa-syn black: 1929
https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/114911/Huub%27s%20Homepages/test/Leica_IIIa-syn.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-21-2016
Replies: 142
Views: 19,164
Posted By HuubL
Just uploaded this to the...

Just uploaded this to the Gallery.
http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/4899/U4899I1479798582.SEQ.0.jpg
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-07-2016
Replies: 2,713
Views: 795,531
Posted By HuubL
Very nice! Love the T90, easily the most advanced...

Very nice! Love the T90, easily the most advanced non autofocus analog camera.
Tell us how you did the unstick thingie...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 09-28-2016
Replies: 10
Views: 1,133
Posted By HuubL
http://dl.dropbox.com/u/114911/M/leicaiiiasyn_6.jp...

http://dl.dropbox.com/u/114911/M/leicaiiiasyn_6.jpg

Check the number on the black IIIa-syn. It underwent several upgrades since it's birth as a Leica I in 1929. It arrived with the contemporary...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 09-21-2016
Replies: 9
Views: 921
Posted By HuubL
That's nearing the price of a used F-1N :rolleyes:

That's nearing the price of a used F-1N :rolleyes:
Forum: Travel 09-06-2016
Replies: 74
Views: 4,440
Posted By HuubL
Some of mine from Amalfi. I was there in 2007....

Some of mine from Amalfi. I was there in 2007. Lovely place, the whole coast is. Don't forget Capri and Sorrento is nice as well. BTW, driving was OK then....
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-26-2016
Replies: 505
Views: 32,147
Posted By HuubL
As for white, Raid is right :D

As for white, Raid is right :D
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 06-25-2016
Replies: 2,132
Views: 595,296
Posted By HuubL
Nice set, but it's a red dial iiif :)

Nice set, but it's a red dial iiif :)
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-19-2016
Replies: 505
Views: 32,147
Posted By HuubL
Prices for classic gear from the UK are already...

Prices for classic gear from the UK are already on the high side for European users (for Americans they must be sky-high). So they will price themselves out of the market... I don't think they will...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 06-04-2016
Replies: 30
Views: 2,561
Posted By HuubL
That's a moving photo and very well executed....

That's a moving photo and very well executed. Congratulations!
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 06-02-2016
Replies: 2
Views: 1,181
Posted By HuubL
The IIIb is my favorite classic Leica. I've had...

The IIIb is my favorite classic Leica. I've had two, sold one, but kept the one below.
And, yes, N-L indicates that it was assigned to the Dutch Leica dealer Odin.
Congrats and enjoy the camera....
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-30-2016
Replies: 243
Views: 19,002
Posted By HuubL
Not...

Not cool....?

https://googledrive.com/host/0Bx_ppb2WFDh2alZqQmNlemp2eG8/Huub%27s%20Homepages/test/Canon-EF---FD-50-3.5-macro-and-Canon-A1---FD-50-1.4.jpg
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 04-19-2016
Replies: 7
Views: 1,121
Posted By HuubL
Well, that's one way to come in :(.... Welcome...

Well, that's one way to come in :(.... Welcome here at RFF. Most of the time this is a friendly forum!
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-17-2016
Replies: 7,463
Views: 3,800,809
Posted By HuubL
Lens in yet...?

Lens in yet...?
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-06-2016
Replies: 36
Views: 2,372
Posted By HuubL
I have one at my Google Drive with shared files...

I have one at my Google Drive with shared files with everybody. I write my own HTML with some Javascript here and there. Unfortunately, Google decided to stop the service per 1 August 2016, or so....
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 04-04-2016
Replies: 32
Views: 5,609
Posted By HuubL
Great image Erik (as always). You know for how...

Great image Erik (as always). You know for how many peanuts they go nowadays.... I'd love to have one, but I'm afraid my boat is not big enough to get them here.
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 04-04-2016
Replies: 9
Views: 2,191
Posted By HuubL
[QUOTE=ricardovaste;2600359]Thank you, those two...

[QUOTE=ricardovaste;2600359]Thank you, those two were my favourites as well. I am currently painting the last one, but have a nice large print of the first. Do you feel these are bourgeois? They...
Forum: Fuji X Series 04-04-2016
Replies: 13
Views: 1,648
Posted By HuubL
Have a good night, Frank! BTW, Color doen't make...

Have a good night, Frank!

BTW, Color doen't make it better.
Forum: Fuji X Series 04-04-2016
Replies: 13
Views: 1,648
Posted By HuubL
It's the mirror-selfy plus shadow-selfy in one. I...

It's the mirror-selfy plus shadow-selfy in one. I like the idea, but it's what was said above, go farther away and don't lose your head. BTW, this is an exemplary shot for 2 am, when only the dog...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 04-04-2016
Replies: 32
Views: 5,609
Posted By HuubL
BTW, If I have to keep them both, I'll sell one...

BTW, If I have to keep them both, I'll sell one of my Summarons shortly. And that goes with another question: LTM, dual mount or M-mount?
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 04-04-2016
Replies: 32
Views: 5,609
Posted By HuubL
Thanks Erik, Mine is #3254023. Would that be a...

Thanks Erik,
Mine is #3254023. Would that be a Canadian or German version?
My Cron is made in Canada and I don't have complaints.
Forum: RFF Polls 04-04-2016
Replies: 25
Views: 2,660
Posted By HuubL
M2/3/4 > M8. When?

The falling value of user M8's seems to slow down since a couple of months, but will inevitably go down further with increasing sensor age. When will the value sink beneath that of film Ms?

ADMIN...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 04-04-2016
Replies: 32
Views: 5,609
Posted By HuubL
You don't make it easy for me...:o

You don't make it easy for me...:o
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 04-04-2016
Replies: 32
Views: 5,609
Posted By HuubL
Thanks Raid. Increasing value over time would be...

Thanks Raid. Increasing value over time would be a legitimate reason to keep both. Especially in these days of low/negative interest rates. However, do classical cameras and lenses still increase in...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 04-04-2016
Replies: 32
Views: 5,609
Posted By HuubL
Because I had the chance to find one for a good...

Because I had the chance to find one for a good price....
What's your SECOND question...?
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-04-2016
Replies: 1
Views: 509
Posted By HuubL
Don't know..., not for me I suppose...

Don't know..., not for me I suppose...
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 04-04-2016
Replies: 9
Views: 2,191
Posted By HuubL
Nice shots. I like the first and last best....

Nice shots. I like the first and last best. You've got a few bourgeois images :)
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 04-04-2016
Replies: 32
Views: 5,609
Posted By HuubL
35mm Summilux or Summicron?

It seems I got a new 35 mm lens in the mail: a Summilux v2. I already have a v4 (king of bokeh) Summicron and it seems senseless to keep both.

Considering that both have excellent glass, that the...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 03-19-2016
Replies: 5
Views: 1,461
Posted By HuubL
Thanks Fujinon. I just send him a pm. Not sure if...

Thanks Fujinon. I just send him a pm. Not sure if he will read it, as I noticed his last message here was from 2013.
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 03-17-2016
Replies: 5
Views: 1,461
Posted By HuubL
Thanks Mdenton and Fujinon. I had found the...

Thanks Mdenton and Fujinon. I had found the youtube myself, but unfortunately it shows how the inards can be removed AFTER sliding the rewind switch to the right. That's exactly what mine no longer...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 03-15-2016
Replies: 5
Views: 1,461
Posted By HuubL
Nobody...?

Nobody...?
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 03-15-2016
Replies: 5
Views: 1,461
Posted By HuubL
Robot Royal rewind release

Anyone knows how to fix the rewind release on the Robot Royal 24? Normally it would slide to the right, but mine doesn't, making film rewinding impossible.
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-09-2016
Replies: 1
Views: 642
Posted By HuubL
Favorite auction sites for Dutch/Europeans

Apart from an incidental sale on RFF, in recent years my favorite auction site has changed from international eBay via the Dutch Marktplaats to the European Catawiki.

I don't need to explain why my...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 03-06-2016
Replies: 56
Views: 5,687
Posted By HuubL
Ditto for love of the IIIb, although the...

Ditto for love of the IIIb, although the pinnacle...��
My IIIb was CLA'd about 15 years ago by Leica themselves and it's the smoothest of all the Leicas I have, and that's a total of 25 and includes...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 02-27-2016
Replies: 45
Views: 4,116
Posted By HuubL
has the link been removed?

has the link been removed?
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-21-2016
Replies: 40
Views: 5,557
Posted By HuubL
just checked out filmtrackr.com. looks awesome!...

just checked out filmtrackr.com. looks awesome! web-based, so available anywhere and on all platforms, and with it's own icon on the iphone like a real ios app.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-14-2016
Replies: 699
Views: 79,286
Posted By HuubL
Prachtig Erik, allemaal!

Prachtig Erik, allemaal!
Forum: RFF Polls 01-26-2016
Replies: 395
Views: 74,220
Posted By HuubL
update, with the recent addition of a Ig and M4-P...

update, with the recent addition of a Ig and M4-P the count is 26 :eek:
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-21-2016
Replies: 8,961
Views: 875,528
Posted By HuubL
Leica...

Leica M4-P
https://googledrive.com/host/0Bx_ppb2WFDh2alZqQmNlemp2eG8/Huub%27s%20Homepages/test/Leica M4-P.jpg
Forum: Travel 01-02-2016
Replies: 12
Views: 2,007
Posted By HuubL
I was there in 2013. A few...

I was there in 2013. A few pictures:

https://googledrive.com/host/0Bx_ppb2WFDh2alZqQmNlemp2eG8/Huub%27s%20Homepages/test/lucca...
Forum: RFF News 12-15-2015
Replies: 54
Views: 6,949
Posted By HuubL
Welcome as a new member here. And with one of...

Welcome as a new member here. And with one of these classic RFs around your neck, you'll always look so cool!
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-09-2015
Replies: 8,961
Views: 875,528
Posted By HuubL
Robot Royal...

Robot Royal 36
https://googledrive.com/host/0Bx_ppb2WFDh2alZqQmNlemp2eG8/Huub%27s%20Homepages/test/robotroyal.jpg
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-06-2015
Replies: 126
Views: 11,207
Posted By HuubL
The imaginable ones are always the best! I own...

The imaginable ones are always the best!

I own a couple of Ms, Barnacks, Olys OM1 and 2, a Kodak Retina 3C, and a series of Canon FD SLRs. They all feel great and fondle well.

Just donated myself...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-12-2015
Replies: 5,586
Views: 961,485
Posted By HuubL
And shot with your fourth M7?

And shot with your fourth M7?
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 11-07-2015
Replies: 153
Views: 31,469
Posted By HuubL
I love my OMD EM5. With the grip on it's perfect...

I love my OMD EM5.

With the grip on it's perfect for my hands and if I want even more grip, I also attach the extra battery module.
Forum: RFF Polls 11-04-2015
Replies: 107
Views: 20,727
Posted By HuubL
Great to see how an old thread revives! I've...

Great to see how an old thread revives!
I've attached a few quick and dirty iPad shots of several photos on my walls in back alley's thread above (link to my post...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 10-26-2015
Replies: 26
Views: 2,377
Posted By HuubL
Hi Erik, I can unscrew the LTM mount by removing...

Hi Erik, I can unscrew the LTM mount by removing the screws that that fix it to the main structure. That allows me to lubricate the thread of the ring that pushes the RF sensor in the camera. Problem...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 10-26-2015
Replies: 26
Views: 2,377
Posted By HuubL
Initially, I thought so too. The lens was offered...

Initially, I thought so too. The lens was offered on a local auction site and according to the descrption there were many scratches on the lens. The close-up photographs showed indeed a lot of stuff...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 10-26-2015
Replies: 26
Views: 2,377
Posted By HuubL
Nothing much for contrast, only the "Auto...

Nothing much for contrast, only the "Auto contrast" tool of PSE left a distinctly bluer tone than the unmodified image of the Rigid. I tweaked the red channel a bit to get comparable tones between...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 10-24-2015
Replies: 26
Views: 2,377
Posted By HuubL
Never throw away a scratched lens

Remember my radioactive Summicron thread of a couple of days ago. The Cron had such a severely scratched front glass that I was thinking of throwing it away. I took some pictures with it on a GF1 and...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 10-21-2015
Replies: 11
Views: 1,085
Posted By HuubL
Thanks x-ray, I'm know that alpha emission...

Thanks x-ray,
I'm know that alpha emission travels only short distances through air and can effectively be stopped by a thin layer of denser material. That's indeed the reason why with a lens on a...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 10-21-2015
Replies: 11
Views: 1,085
Posted By HuubL
Radiocron

A couple of years ago we had a short thread here about the radioactive Summicron. Someone there mentioned that the alpha radiation coming of an early version Summicron is no more than you get in a...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 10-18-2015
Replies: 0
Views: 425
Posted By HuubL
Summitar front lens

I have a Summitar in excellent shape, wasn't it that the front lens is missing :mad:. I've been looking for a couple of years now to replace it, unfortunately without success.
What's my chance of...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-18-2015
Replies: 33
Views: 2,667
Posted By HuubL
No mention of the best of them all, M4...?

No mention of the best of them all, M4...?
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE - Film 10-16-2015
Replies: 4
Views: 1,273
Posted By HuubL
I don't see it either. If you perhaps mean the...

I don't see it either. If you perhaps mean the cutout in the lens flange, that's how it's supposed to be.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-13-2015
Replies: 27
Views: 4,372
Posted By HuubL
I've never shot a 4, but I believe the 3.4 is...

I've never shot a 4, but I believe the 3.4 is generally considered (much?) better than the 4.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-12-2015
Replies: 27
Views: 4,372
Posted By HuubL
I did what many of you did. Just sold one over...

I did what many of you did. Just sold one over here :( ....but made sure I had a new one first :)
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-21-2015
Replies: 12
Views: 1,646
Posted By HuubL
Wow, amazing! Excellent compositions for most of...

Wow, amazing! Excellent compositions for most of these.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 09-20-2015
Replies: 1,345
Views: 394,525
Posted By HuubL
Absolutely gorgeous! Now, try this with a Canikon...

Absolutely gorgeous! Now, try this with a Canikon with auto iso 12800 and 1/8000 sec exposure time. :)
Forum: RFF Polls 08-09-2015
Replies: 395
Views: 74,220
Posted By HuubL
I'm happy to see I'm not the only Leica hoarder...

I'm happy to see I'm not the only Leica hoarder :). I have only 26 bodies (and a few more lenses). Only film cameras from a 1929 I to IIIa-syn conversion to a 2001 M7 :eek:
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 08-08-2015
Replies: 36
Views: 3,370
Posted By HuubL
I have a Russian KMZ 3,5cm finder. No framelines,...

I have a Russian KMZ 3,5cm finder. No framelines, but perfect for the job.





Erik, where do you get all that beautiful (and rare!!) black Leica stuff?
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 07-07-2015
Replies: 22
Views: 2,371
Posted By HuubL
They are a Ic and a Ig.

They are a Ic and a Ig.
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-07-2015
Replies: 8,961
Views: 875,528
Posted By HuubL
These two......

These two... (http://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/showthread.php?threadid=149925)
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 07-07-2015
Replies: 22
Views: 2,371
Posted By HuubL
You mean, like...

You mean, like this...:cool:
https://googledrive.com/host/0Bx_ppb2WFDh2alZqQmNlemp2eG8/Huub%27s%20Homepages/RFF/LeicaIcIg_2.jpg
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 07-07-2015
Replies: 22
Views: 2,371
Posted By HuubL
... ehh, funds? Thanks for the support guys :o

... ehh, funds?

Thanks for the support guys :o
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 07-07-2015
Replies: 22
Views: 2,371
Posted By HuubL
A momentary lapse of reason...

A momentary lapse of reason...

https://googledrive.com/host/0Bx_ppb2WFDh2alZqQmNlemp2eG8/Huub%27s%20Homepages/RFF/leicaIcIg.jpg

I hit the button and here they are...:eek:

Now, tell me that I need...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-25-2015
Replies: 5
Views: 1,429
Posted By HuubL
which you would also have when you ignore the...

which you would also have when you ignore the frame lines ;)
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 06-05-2015
Replies: 196
Views: 27,522
Posted By HuubL
Urban cattle Leica IIIa-syn + 35mm f/3.5...

Urban cattle
Leica IIIa-syn + 35mm f/3.5 Summaron
https://googledrive.com/host/0Bx_ppb2WFDh2alZqQmNlemp2eG8/Huub%27s%20Homepages/rff/urban_cattle.jpg
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 06-02-2015
Replies: 33
Views: 4,069
Posted By HuubL
Thanks for liking mine James. Ditto Tony!

Thanks for liking mine James. Ditto Tony!
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 06-01-2015
Replies: 28
Views: 2,479
Posted By HuubL
That's not the one I mean.:rolleyes: Of course I...

That's not the one I mean.:rolleyes: Of course I mean the real chrome one :p. CLA'd, for half the price of the black chrome one and 1/5th the price of the black paint one
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-01-2015
Replies: 6
Views: 931
Posted By HuubL
the collapsible 90 is one chunk of mechanical...

the collapsible 90 is one chunk of mechanical wonder, and a worthy 90mm as well. It's of the rigid 50mm and v1 35mm summicron generation: top notch mechanics. 89 is cheap. If it needs a CLA it will...
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 06-01-2015
Replies: 28
Views: 2,479
Posted By HuubL
There's an awesome chrome M4 for sale too. And...

There's an awesome chrome M4 for sale too. And for a price that IS affordable. :cool:
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-30-2015
Replies: 64
Views: 8,731
Posted By HuubL
I like shooting with period-matched camera gear.

I like shooting with period-matched camera gear.
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 05-30-2015
Replies: 15
Views: 2,963
Posted By HuubL
slide duplicator attachment...? It worked for me...

slide duplicator attachment...? It worked for me with my D40, but only for the central part of the negative/slide. In practice, I use the V500 more often. I hate the negative holders, but still...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 05-23-2015
Replies: 7
Views: 1,641
Posted By HuubL
Here's my...

Here's my IIIc

https://c1.staticflickr.com/1/49/192740086_44d1f64f67_o.jpg
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 05-23-2015
Replies: 7
Views: 1,641
Posted By HuubL
I've got a 1949 IIIc with horizontal sharkskin. I...

I've got a 1949 IIIc with horizontal sharkskin. I believe horizontal is (much) less common. I think it has to do with how the sheets of the body covering were cut from large sheets of vulcanite....
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-23-2015
Replies: 55
Views: 3,743
Posted By HuubL
The first Leica I got: M4. It will be the last...

The first Leica I got: M4. It will be the last one I'd ever loose. I hope one of my kids will take it after I'm gone. Not for shooting probably, although it would still function, but they only use...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 05-19-2015
Replies: 84
Views: 10,708
Posted By HuubL
Now tell me how you can resist...

Now tell me how you can resist this...

https://googledrive.com/host/0Bx_ppb2WFDh2alZqQmNlemp2eG8/Huub%27s%20Homepages/test/Leica IIIb(2).jpg

(shameless plug, I know, I know)
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 05-17-2015
Replies: 84
Views: 10,708
Posted By HuubL
As for the prewar (=best looking!) Barnacks I...

As for the prewar (=best looking!) Barnacks I like the IIIb best. It has the 1000th sec shutter speed, diopter adjustment (which is a godsend for me at least), slow speeds, plus the...
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-24-2015
Replies: 17
Views: 2,906
Posted By HuubL
I have both and currently have no need to sell...

I have both and currently have no need to sell one, but I use the Summaron all the time and would sell the Summicron because of what it would return in currency. A v1 Cron (without goggles) is worth...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 03-17-2015
Replies: 152
Views: 42,008
Posted By HuubL
There has been one since 2006:...

There has been one since 2006: http://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=31209
Forum: RFF Polls 03-11-2015
Replies: 395
Views: 74,220
Posted By HuubL
film only. name one and there's a good chance I...

film only. name one and there's a good chance I have it.:D
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 03-03-2015
Replies: 522
Views: 32,453
Posted By HuubL
Thank you Hsg, Harpofreely, Adrian and Kirk (and...

Thank you Hsg, Harpofreely, Adrian and Kirk (and Fred) for commenting on my seagulls shot. About the grain, I agree it flattens the image somewhat, but at the other end I think there's a lot of depth...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 03-03-2015
Replies: 522
Views: 32,453
Posted By HuubL
Be brutal please (I know about the...

Be brutal please (I know about the grain)
https://googledrive.com/host/0Bx_ppb2WFDh2alZqQmNlemp2eG8/Huub%27s%20Homepages/rff/m7037_1.jpg...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 03-02-2015
Replies: 522
Views: 32,453
Posted By HuubL
Thanks Frank. I feel your pain...

Thanks Frank. I feel your pain...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 03-02-2015
Replies: 522
Views: 32,453
Posted By HuubL
Redseele, thanks a lot for your in depth...

Redseele, thanks a lot for your in depth critique!
Also Frank, Andy, Paul: Thank you!
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 03-02-2015
Replies: 522
Views: 32,453
Posted By HuubL
Frank, Stewart, you've made me curious. Show me...

Frank, Stewart, you've made me curious. Show me your picture Frank.
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 03-02-2015
Replies: 522
Views: 32,453
Posted By HuubL
All you need to know is that Farah died last...

All you need to know is that Farah died last December at the age of 14. This photo was taken about a year earlier.
OK, now finish me...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 02-23-2015
Replies: 1
Views: 519
Posted By HuubL
Just a bump. I'm still wondering...

Just a bump. I'm still wondering...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 02-08-2015
Replies: 1
Views: 519
Posted By HuubL
thread ids changing...?

I have an excel file with my image submissions catalogued under page number and post number id of the various threads i've posted in. These ids were added at the time I posted the images, but I now...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 02-08-2015
Replies: 33
Views: 2,201
Posted By HuubL
I thought you wanted a IIIb :)

I thought you wanted a IIIb :)
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 02-02-2015
Replies: 93
Views: 9,239
Posted By HuubL
Love the whole FD system, but the EF is my...

Love the whole FD system, but the EF is my favorite body.

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3092/2551053560_e5f566101f_o_d.jpg
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 01-12-2015
Replies: 12
Views: 1,878
Posted By HuubL
Don't "fix" it if it isn't broke. It works fine...

Don't "fix" it if it isn't broke. It works fine since the first half of the first roll. An M7 of 2002 isn't old yet.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-12-2015
Replies: 121
Views: 11,721
Posted By HuubL
http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery...

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/4899/U4899I1369080728.SEQ.1.jpg
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 01-11-2015
Replies: 14
Views: 2,263
Posted By HuubL
What more could a man want...:cool:

What more could a man want...:cool:
Forum: Off Topic 01-09-2015
Replies: 92
Views: 4,531
Posted By HuubL
Hear, hear!!

Hear, hear!!
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