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Forum: CSC : Digital Compact System Cameras - 4 Days Ago
Replies: 23
Views: 3,110
Posted By jsrockit
I'm no Ko.Fe, but I like beer too... ;)

I'm no Ko.Fe, but I like beer too... ;)
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 4 Days Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 173
Posted By jsrockit
It would be a beautiful thing if this could be...

It would be a beautiful thing if this could be enough for you saving you from spending crazy money on a Leica M10. Sometimes using cheaper gear is liberating too.
Forum: Photography General Interest 6 Days Ago
Replies: 22
Views: 595
Posted By jsrockit
So surprising... Well, you know the plan...

So surprising...



Well, you know the plan...
Forum: Photography General Interest 6 Days Ago
Replies: 22
Views: 595
Posted By jsrockit
So, how is the X-Pro3 and the 16-80mm? MY next...

So, how is the X-Pro3 and the 16-80mm? MY next two items I think...
Forum: Photography General Interest 1 Week Ago
Replies: 22
Views: 595
Posted By jsrockit
What have you just SOLD?

We have the "What have you just BOUGHT?" thread, so I thought it might be interesting to see what people have sold and why?

I recently sold a Sony A7R II and a Sony RX100 VI. Why? I just don`t like...
Forum: Fuji X Series 1 Week Ago
Replies: 29
Views: 792
Posted By jsrockit
I wonder what the OP ended up doing...

I wonder what the OP ended up doing...
Forum: Photography General Interest 1 Week Ago
Replies: 62
Views: 2,698
Posted By jsrockit
It`s all photography to me... if you can frame...

It`s all photography to me... if you can frame compelling content with a film camera, you can do it with digital. Good luck Helen... it is good to have a philosophical change like this sometimes...
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 1 Week Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 815
Posted By jsrockit
Except if you prefer color...

Except if you prefer color...
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 1 Week Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 815
Posted By jsrockit
Sell both and get the M10? Sell the M246 for a...

Sell both and get the M10? Sell the M246 for a profit? Sell the M246 to a friend for the same price ...meaning to someone who really wants one?
Forum: Leica SL 1 Week Ago
Replies: 35
Views: 1,074
Posted By jsrockit
Plenty of people using M lenses on the Fp around...

Plenty of people using M lenses on the Fp around the internet...I'd ask elsewhere how to do it.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 1 Week Ago
Replies: 25
Views: 926
Posted By jsrockit
Yep...and even the Voigtlander 35mm 1.4 is small...

Yep...and even the Voigtlander 35mm 1.4 is small too.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 92
Views: 17,599
Posted By jsrockit
Santiago de Chile (iPhone...

Santiago de Chile (iPhone...
Forum: Leica SL 1 Week Ago
Replies: 35
Views: 1,074
Posted By jsrockit
Of course sir. I wasn't being combative in any...

Of course sir. I wasn't being combative in any way. That is what the forum is for. What made you decide against the M240 (or something similar)?
Forum: Leica SL 1 Week Ago
Replies: 35
Views: 1,074
Posted By jsrockit
I agree completely, but you asked the question! ...

I agree completely, but you asked the question! ;)
Forum: Leica SL 1 Week Ago
Replies: 35
Views: 1,074
Posted By jsrockit
I would go for this. It is a sufficient upgrade...

I would go for this. It is a sufficient upgrade to the M9 and you'll have a native lens to use with your body. You don't appear to be the high res type, and 24mp is still a small upgrade. I do...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 576
Posted By jsrockit
My opinion changes often regarding this. I have...

My opinion changes often regarding this. I have been sticking to color only lately. BUT...boredom might have me using some B&W again. I have mixed in the books that I make. Honestly, I do not...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 33
Views: 806
Posted By jsrockit
Sounds like she is just scared of bringing...

Sounds like she is just scared of bringing expensive equipment to the beach from the original post...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 33
Views: 806
Posted By jsrockit
I would just buy a cheap SLR ... with a cheap...

I would just buy a cheap SLR ... with a cheap lens. If it dies, buy another. Canon Rebel SLRs are dirt cheap on eBay. However, the Harman Reloadable Camera mentioned above looks fun too, but only...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 41
Views: 1,308
Posted By jsrockit
Yes, this is why I do it. I print books and...

Yes, this is why I do it. I print books and prints... separate vendors... and then have also printed at home. Calibration just makes it easier.
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 29
Views: 1,217
Posted By jsrockit
[/FONT] In all fairness, this is only for the...

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In all fairness, this is only for the native iPhone app. Many of us prefer a different app. But your second point is true.
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 44
Views: 1,388
Posted By jsrockit
True, Fuji does pretty well. I`m not a big...

True, Fuji does pretty well. I`m not a big accessory guy, but I do like a different strap. That`s about all I splurge on. Fuji does come with usable ones though.
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 44
Views: 1,388
Posted By jsrockit
Yeah, than no need to get something else... film...

Yeah, than no need to get something else... film cameras comes to mind. But DSLR straps tend to have the name of the company and the model of camera... in yellow or red! You know this though.
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 44
Views: 1,388
Posted By jsrockit
For me, it is a little bit of style, but it is...

For me, it is a little bit of style, but it is also about comfort. If you use a neck strap, it should feel good on one`s neck since it really is one of two places the camera comes into contact with...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 33
Views: 806
Posted By jsrockit
Nikonos V like Phil said... good enough to use in...

Nikonos V like Phil said... good enough to use in the water or out of the water.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 50
Views: 1,160
Posted By jsrockit
They both use the same framing device, shutter...

They both use the same framing device, shutter button and means of focusing. They use a different light capturing medium, but both are perfectly capable of capturing the same scene if a person is...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 50
Views: 1,160
Posted By jsrockit
Well, who doesn’t want things to be easier as...

Well, who doesn’t want things to be easier as they get older? Perhaps they enjoy film but can’t have a darkroom? The switch to digital is a mainstream switch. It is just how the majority of...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 50
Views: 1,160
Posted By jsrockit
Your film bias is strong here. What does he gain...

Your film bias is strong here. What does he gain with the M9? Perhaps he doesn't have a darkroom? With the digital, he can now work on photography whenever he wants. And let's not act like taking...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 50
Views: 1,160
Posted By jsrockit
I would say this is subjective. Anything that...

I would say this is subjective. Anything that gels with a person can make a person do better. I can't see how using the right thing for the photos you wants to make will have the opposite effect.
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 44
Views: 1,388
Posted By jsrockit
Wow, sexy beast... ;) Helen, what don't you like...

Wow, sexy beast... ;)

Helen, what don't you like about the Lance? It is my preferred strap.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 81
Views: 3,053
Posted By jsrockit
Ok, why not an Olympus XA? Unfortunately, M mount...

Ok, why not an Olympus XA? Unfortunately, M mount = expensive.
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 29
Views: 1,217
Posted By jsrockit
Thank you for posting this...

Thank you for posting this...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 29
Views: 1,217
Posted By jsrockit
Can a cellphones be used to make amazing photos? ...

Can a cellphones be used to make amazing photos? Of course. Can a brownie be used as well? Yes. Do I need more celebrity photos? No. ;)
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 50
Views: 1,160
Posted By jsrockit
I agree completely.

I agree completely.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 50
Views: 1,160
Posted By jsrockit
While this is true... it is never a bad idea to...

While this is true... it is never a bad idea to buy what is better for what you want to accomplish with your photography.
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 34
Views: 1,725
Posted By jsrockit
I'm actually happy about this... I prefer high...

I'm actually happy about this... I prefer high ISO ability to super sharpness. Regarding manual focus Huss...I agree. LCD only cameras and manual focus are the worst possible combination for me.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 81
Views: 3,053
Posted By jsrockit
Other rangefinders to consider... Minolta CLE,...

Other rangefinders to consider... Minolta CLE, Zeiss Ikon ZM, Konica Hexar RF, and the Voigtlander R2A, R3A, R3M, etc.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 50
Views: 1,160
Posted By jsrockit
Different style of sensor... more modern sensor...

Different style of sensor... more modern sensor with high ISO abilities.



Ok.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 50
Views: 1,160
Posted By jsrockit
Looks like a good plan to me...and those Contax...

Looks like a good plan to me...and those Contax G2 cameras have gone up a lot in price now. Why not the M240 though?
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 34
Views: 1,725
Posted By jsrockit
Has anyone here used this camera yet?

Has anyone here used this camera yet?
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 39
Views: 1,367
Posted By jsrockit
Yep, been there and done that.

Yep, been there and done that.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 39
Views: 1,367
Posted By jsrockit
Where did you see this? Too funny. For me,...

Where did you see this? Too funny.

For me, whenever I buy any Sony camera it doesn't take too long for me to regret it.
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 41
Views: 1,308
Posted By jsrockit
I calibrate my screen and I do not have problems...

I calibrate my screen and I do not have problems with color accuracy or brightness of the print when using multiple vendors. I make prints and I make books. Both are accurate enough for me. I...
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 34
Views: 1,725
Posted By jsrockit
I am intrigued by this camera. It is very small...

I am intrigued by this camera. It is very small and the 45mm 2.8 is kind of perfect for me. I’d have to check it out in person. Not sure if I’d want to use it with only an lcd though I have before.
Forum: Photography General Interest 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 19
Views: 974
Posted By jsrockit
For digital...I think you really need to feel it...

For digital...I think you really need to feel it in your hand and look through the menus to see if it gels with you. Outside of weirder stuff like the Sigma, most digital cameras are pretty easy to...
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 18
Views: 856
Posted By jsrockit
So random guy thinks this based on the same rumor...

So random guy thinks this based on the same rumor crap we all see? Vloggers...:bang:
Forum: Photography General Interest 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 30
Views: 939
Posted By jsrockit
Sure, that is a very good question as well. ...

Sure, that is a very good question as well. However, there is nothing wrong with liking your tools either. If I wasn't making photographs, I wouldn't own a camera. I get that. But...since I do...
Forum: Photography General Interest 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 30
Views: 939
Posted By jsrockit
I love looking at and making photographs. It is...

I love looking at and making photographs. It is my favorite art form. However, I think it’s also a form of therapy for me. Walking, thinking, and reacting ... just to put a frame around something...
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 34
Views: 1,725
Posted By jsrockit
Yes, it seems he lost his passion for photography...

Yes, it seems he lost his passion for photography many years ago and simply does camera reviews to make $ these days.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 45
Views: 1,977
Posted By jsrockit
What's the last camera you were happy using (that...

What's the last camera you were happy using (that you don't already have)? Buy that again...
Forum: Fuji X Series 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 219
Posted By jsrockit
It looks like a cool little camera. I worry...

It looks like a cool little camera. I worry about the AF for my needs, but I like the size and lack of grip. However, I already have three different 24mp Fuji cameras, so...
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 34
Views: 1,725
Posted By jsrockit
Exactly...

Exactly...
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 698
Posted By jsrockit
I would assume the opposite. B&H prices what...

I would assume the opposite. B&H prices what they sell. It could be a mistake. Or you could just buy the cheaper one and forget about it.
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 31
Views: 875
Posted By jsrockit
I think I’m in the minority. I’d rather have the...

I think I’m in the minority. I’d rather have the camera and photograph where I live the other 48-50 weeks of the year. However, I prefer to photograph where I live so I really get to know the...
Forum: Digital Compacts 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 838
Posted By jsrockit
or... https://support.dxo.com/hc/en-us/articles/2...

or...

https://support.dxo.com/hc/en-us/articles/227797487-I-haven-t-used-my-DxO-ONE-in-a-long-time-The-battery-seems-dead-and-the-OLED-display-stays-off-even-when-I-plug-the-camera-into-a-charger-How...
Forum: Fuji X Series 11-07-2019
Replies: 28
Views: 1,247
Posted By jsrockit
That is true... very true.

That is true... very true.
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 11-07-2019
Replies: 31
Views: 875
Posted By jsrockit
There is certainly something to be said about...

There is certainly something to be said about being satisfied. He has nice equipment already thatís for sure.
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 11-07-2019
Replies: 31
Views: 875
Posted By jsrockit
As you know, the x-pro series is my favorite. I...

As you know, the x-pro series is my favorite. I bought both the 1 and the 2 on day 1. However, this is new one is $2000 plus tax (US). It’s a little different for me. A bit of a big purchase to...
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 11-07-2019
Replies: 31
Views: 875
Posted By jsrockit
Well, maybe the sensible thing is to save your $....

Well, maybe the sensible thing is to save your $. However, we want what we want. Why not sell one X-E3 and buy a used X-Pro2?
Forum: Fuji X Series 11-06-2019
Replies: 28
Views: 1,247
Posted By jsrockit
I`m sorry I offended you with this. I`m just...

I`m sorry I offended you with this. I`m just saying what I heard and honestly it makes sense. The OVF is still there, but EVFs are becoming more and more popular. I`m happy for your colleague (I...
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 11-05-2019
Replies: 35
Views: 1,220
Posted By jsrockit
You have to find your voice... your style. It is...

You have to find your voice... your style. It is the hardest thing to do in photography. How do you do it? You go out and photograph a lot... and then do some more. Learn from your mistakes and...
Forum: Fuji X Series 11-05-2019
Replies: 29
Views: 792
Posted By jsrockit
Because the OP said he probably wants the...

Because the OP said he probably wants the rangefinder shape.
Forum: Fuji X Series 11-05-2019
Replies: 29
Views: 792
Posted By jsrockit
It really depends on what youíre going to...

It really depends on what youíre going to photograph and if the quicker autofocus of the X-E2 would benefit you. The X-Pro1 has a premium camera feel. It was $700 more new. I think I like the...
Forum: Fuji X Series 11-04-2019
Replies: 29
Views: 792
Posted By jsrockit
I guess what I'm trying to say is that the X-E2...

I guess what I'm trying to say is that the X-E2 has the split image mode (where two images converge to show you reached focusing) that will be familiar to RF users... and also has better focus...
Forum: Fuji X Series 11-04-2019
Replies: 29
Views: 792
Posted By jsrockit
Sorry I offended you guys. However, the OP is...

Sorry I offended you guys. However, the OP is asking for opinions and steering no? I just think the X-E2 is going to do what he wants better than the X-Pro1. I like the X-Pro1 better too, but I...
Forum: Fuji X Series 11-04-2019
Replies: 29
Views: 792
Posted By jsrockit
But those of us who have used every generation...

But those of us who have used every generation know the differences and are steering the OP in the direction of the best performance and value. The OP already had the X-E2 In mind. The X-Pro1 was a...
Forum: Fuji X Series 11-04-2019
Replies: 29
Views: 792
Posted By jsrockit
Not the best idea for manual focus lenses. The...

Not the best idea for manual focus lenses. The evf is primitive-and the focusing aids are too. The AF is slower too.
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 11-04-2019
Replies: 68
Views: 2,817
Posted By jsrockit
The Fp is a full frame camera.

The Fp is a full frame camera.
Forum: Fuji X Series 11-04-2019
Replies: 29
Views: 792
Posted By jsrockit
X-E2 is your camera. It has everything you want...

X-E2 is your camera. It has everything you want coupled with an adequate EVF For manual focus and decent autofocus. Anything cheaper (or older) is not a compromise worth accepting...meaning...
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-03-2019
Replies: 363
Views: 24,848
Posted By jsrockit
As of 11/03/19: Hmmm, I seem to have a new list...

As of 11/03/19:

Hmmm, I seem to have a new list every time this thread comes up... I guess that's because of digital.

Definite favorites from the past...

Leica M6
Leica Minilux
Nikon Df
Fujifilm...
Forum: Fuji X Series 11-03-2019
Replies: 28
Views: 1,247
Posted By jsrockit
I have to agree. When the X-Pro2 just came out...

I have to agree. When the X-Pro2 just came out there was a larger difference, but firmware updates have helped. I think what happens to people is that the AF of the 1.4 is clunkier... you feel it...
Forum: Fuji X Series 11-02-2019
Replies: 28
Views: 1,247
Posted By jsrockit
They decided that the EVF upgrade was more...

They decided that the EVF upgrade was more important. They did their research and more people use the EVF. Also, the 23mm lens in more popular than the 18mm. I know you guys want to act like you...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 11-01-2019
Replies: 65
Views: 2,300
Posted By jsrockit
A 42mp file isn’t that much bigger than a 24mp...

A 42mp file isn’t that much bigger than a 24mp file. It takes a little more storage, a tiny bit more processing power, but not the amount people tend to think. Also, at 300 dpi, the print size for...
Forum: Fuji X Series 10-31-2019
Replies: 28
Views: 1,247
Posted By jsrockit
I think the 35mm 1.4 and 56mm 1.2 focus pretty...

I think the 35mm 1.4 and 56mm 1.2 focus pretty well on the 24mp bodies these days. Should be perfect on the X-Pro3.
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 10-31-2019
Replies: 68
Views: 2,817
Posted By jsrockit
Well, they have to fit in the aperture ring, the...

Well, they have to fit in the aperture ring, the AF mechanism, etc.



Well, it is a big body, but the lens is not huge.
Forum: Fuji X Series 10-30-2019
Replies: 28
Views: 1,247
Posted By jsrockit
This is a hard decision. $800 vs. $1800 + ......

This is a hard decision. $800 vs. $1800 + ... I`ve used the X-Pro2 for 4 years, so I`m ready for the X-Pro3. The -6EV AF is something I will like. I would say it really depends on which lenses you...
Forum: Fuji X Series 10-30-2019
Replies: 246
Views: 8,340
Posted By jsrockit
I only do photography as art really. I don`t do...

I only do photography as art really. I don`t do videos and especially not interviews. This allows me to use what I like and do what I want. It sounds pretentious, but honestly I like photography...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-29-2019
Replies: 76
Views: 1,928
Posted By jsrockit
Until you call them and they tell you they no...

Until you call them and they tell you they no longer support that model, but they will give you a discount on a new digital camera. It happened to me...twice.



So, what do you think happens to...
Forum: Fuji X Series 10-29-2019
Replies: 246
Views: 8,340
Posted By jsrockit
Good to see you Helen. Ok, Iíll accept the...

Good to see you Helen. Ok, Iíll accept the attribution. :)
Forum: Fuji X Series 10-29-2019
Replies: 246
Views: 8,340
Posted By jsrockit
I can't be the only guy who has thought of that...

I can't be the only guy who has thought of that description... I'm even sure I ripped it off from someone.
Forum: Fuji X Series 10-28-2019
Replies: 246
Views: 8,340
Posted By jsrockit
I prefer the RF shape, the lack of a huge grip,...

I prefer the RF shape, the lack of a huge grip, and the VF being on the side. I've tried the X-T series a few times and never quite like it. I have an X-H1 right now and kind of like it. Still, I...
Forum: Fuji X Series 10-28-2019
Replies: 246
Views: 8,340
Posted By jsrockit
No, I'm a 46 year old man that is certainly on...

No, I'm a 46 year old man that is certainly on the opposite side of cool by default. I don't need any hinge at all. I just prefer a real VF. I prefer a more traditional camera. I would have been...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-28-2019
Replies: 58
Views: 1,911
Posted By jsrockit
Now, I guess the large would be my Fujifilm X-H1...

Now, I guess the large would be my Fujifilm X-H1 with 56mm 1.2 and the small camera is the Fujifilm X-E3 with 27mm 2.8 pancake. I've tried to like smaller cameras, but they don't work for me...
Forum: Fuji X Series 10-28-2019
Replies: 246
Views: 8,340
Posted By jsrockit
The focus limiter should make the 60mm macro a...

The focus limiter should make the 60mm macro a faster lens to use in a wider variety of situations. I would love to have a 90mm equivalent but the lens was slow due to its wide focus range.
Forum: Fuji X Series 10-27-2019
Replies: 246
Views: 8,340
Posted By jsrockit
You can do both at the same time...but I'm with...

You can do both at the same time...but I'm with you. I do RAW because I deal with many different types of light and actually don’t mind post processing.
Forum: Fuji X Series 10-27-2019
Replies: 246
Views: 8,340
Posted By jsrockit
Not this agnostic. I truly hate fully...

Not this agnostic. I truly hate fully articulated screens. Nothing screams Dad at a Wedding more than guys who prefer this method of framing photos. I know it’s my hang up, but I’m not alone.
Forum: Fuji X Series 10-27-2019
Replies: 246
Views: 8,340
Posted By jsrockit
Iíve used them all. Iím an old rangefinder fan,...

Iíve used them all. Iím an old rangefinder fan, so I prefer that shape. I Donít like the X-T series but I do use the X-E3 and X-H1 also. However, the X-Pro is my favorite. The X-Pro3 is perfect...
Forum: Fuji X Series 10-27-2019
Replies: 246
Views: 8,340
Posted By jsrockit
Yep, durablack for me too... because I’ve already...

Yep, durablack for me too... because I’ve already had two regular black x-pros. Any other camera, I’d choose the cheapest option. However, the x-pro series is my favorite camera and I know I’ll...
Forum: Fuji X Series 10-26-2019
Replies: 246
Views: 8,340
Posted By jsrockit
I guess this camera is made for me. I like the...

I guess this camera is made for me. I like the -6ev autofocus, the autofocus limiter, the improved EVF, and the LCD doesn’t bother me. I’m not a huge chimper, but a screen is still there if I need...
Forum: Fuji X Series 10-25-2019
Replies: 246
Views: 8,340
Posted By jsrockit
I can’t believe how many people rely on LCD...

I can’t believe how many people rely on LCD screens but the minute someone releases a camera with only an LCD screen people complain about that too.
Forum: Fuji X Series 10-25-2019
Replies: 246
Views: 8,340
Posted By jsrockit
Maybe failed at $2000, but many love the camera. ...

Maybe failed at $2000, but many love the camera. I have one (admittedly bought at $999) and it’s wonderful. It’s big but it works well. The camera was released at the wrong price and the wrong...
Forum: Fuji X Series 10-25-2019
Replies: 246
Views: 8,340
Posted By jsrockit
Ok, I give up. This will be the death of Fuji! ...

Ok, I give up. This will be the death of Fuji! ;)
Forum: Fuji X Series 10-25-2019
Replies: 246
Views: 8,340
Posted By jsrockit
Well Ted, I honestly wouldn’t have expected...

Well Ted, I honestly wouldn’t have expected anything but negativity from you. That aside, I do see the comments, but how many were really going to buy anyway? Dpreview is a gear head site that...
Forum: Fuji X Series 10-25-2019
Replies: 246
Views: 8,340
Posted By jsrockit
Yeah, people do not like things that move away...

Yeah, people do not like things that move away from the norm. It causes them stress and discomfort even though they arenít going to buy it.
Forum: Fuji X Series 10-25-2019
Replies: 246
Views: 8,340
Posted By jsrockit
It is not totally dysfunctional... there is a...

It is not totally dysfunctional... there is a screen you can still use.
Forum: Fuji X Series 10-24-2019
Replies: 28
Views: 1,247
Posted By jsrockit
It depends. Better sensor... not really. I...

It depends. Better sensor... not really. I actually prefer the 24mp version. Better AF... definitely. Better VF... depends on what your needs are.
Forum: Fuji X Series 10-23-2019
Replies: 246
Views: 8,340
Posted By jsrockit
I highly doubt it will end the same.

I highly doubt it will end the same.
Forum: Fuji X Series 10-23-2019
Replies: 246
Views: 8,340
Posted By jsrockit
Looks useable... not many optical viewfinders...

Looks useable... not many optical viewfinders acomůdate 16mm...

https://www.dpreview.com/files/p/articles/0586516641/product-shots/Fujifilm_X-Pro3_Framelines.jpeg
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 10-22-2019
Replies: 42
Views: 1,629
Posted By jsrockit
If you like a genre, you’ll seek out the good. ...

If you like a genre, you’ll seek out the good. If you don’t like it, you have many examples to support it being bad. It’s like music... But we are suppose to listen to this guy why? He has some...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 10-16-2019
Replies: 79
Views: 2,898
Posted By jsrockit
Oh I like it... Dream Cameras!

Oh I like it... Dream Cameras!
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 10-15-2019
Replies: 79
Views: 2,898
Posted By jsrockit
They are more expensive now then when new...

They are more expensive now then when new...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-13-2019
Replies: 22
Views: 993
Posted By jsrockit
That's just sexy... how could the OP pass that...

That's just sexy... how could the OP pass that up? ;)
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-12-2019
Replies: 22
Views: 993
Posted By jsrockit
This could true above a certain price point, but...

This could true above a certain price point, but at the price point heís at...Iíd say the c-biogon is great.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-12-2019
Replies: 22
Views: 993
Posted By jsrockit
The Zeiss 35mm 2.8 is special. The one lens I...

The Zeiss 35mm 2.8 is special. The one lens I miss from not using an M anymore.
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 10-11-2019
Replies: 68
Views: 2,817
Posted By jsrockit
Huh? How is this lens huge for FF? ...

Huh? How is this lens huge for FF?

https://www.macfilos.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/B0012218.jpg

and before you reference some pancake lens... perhaps think about why a company chooses to use...
Forum: Fuji Digital General Discussion 10-11-2019
Replies: 22
Views: 1,764
Posted By jsrockit
I never owned one, so to be clear... I liked the...

I never owned one, so to be clear... I liked the concept. But yeah, I preferred the APSC Fuji cameras. A 1" sensor is the minimum I care to use. I don't love those either. I photograph in all...
Forum: Fuji X Series 10-10-2019
Replies: 25
Views: 1,106
Posted By jsrockit
I have one waiting for me back in NYC...did the...

I have one waiting for me back in NYC...did the $999 deal. Excited to try it.



I use the X-E3 and X-Pro2 ... and want the X-Pro3 as well. Grrr... it is the first time I don't want to sell my...
Forum: Half Frames / Subminiatures 10-10-2019
Replies: 42
Views: 1,403
Posted By jsrockit
Beautiful...

Beautiful...
Forum: Fuji Digital General Discussion 10-10-2019
Replies: 22
Views: 1,764
Posted By jsrockit
Yes, I liked the X30 when released but not now. ...

Yes, I liked the X30 when released but not now. If Fuji ever made a 1" sensor version, I would most likely have to have it.
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 10-10-2019
Replies: 68
Views: 2,817
Posted By jsrockit
Still interesting, but probably not for me...

Still interesting, but probably not for me ultimately. I will check it out at the PhotoPlus expo in NYC though later in the month.
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-09-2019
Replies: 168
Views: 6,263
Posted By jsrockit
Haha, Mom did her research! Good for her.

Haha, Mom did her research! Good for her.
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-09-2019
Replies: 168
Views: 6,263
Posted By jsrockit
I think one of the biggest mistakes in using...

I think one of the biggest mistakes in using digital is trying to emulate film. Let digital be digital and use film if you want a film look.
Forum: RFF Polls 10-06-2019
Replies: 445
Views: 76,136
Posted By jsrockit
Unfortunately, no. Nothing they make fits the...

Unfortunately, no. Nothing they make fits the way I want to shoot other than the Leica CL Digital... but I prefer Fuji to that.
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-05-2019
Replies: 88
Views: 2,616
Posted By jsrockit
Right now, my Fujifilm X-Pro2... I've had it...

Right now, my Fujifilm X-Pro2... I've had it since day 1. So maybe 3.5 years old. Maybe 35,000 actuations on it. I use other cameras too...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 10-05-2019
Replies: 127
Views: 12,069
Posted By jsrockit
These days I’d say the Ricoh GR3 and the Sony...

These days I’d say the Ricoh GR3 and the Sony Rx100 V through VII.
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 10-03-2019
Replies: 10
Views: 492
Posted By jsrockit
Check out Rinko Kawauchi ... she does close-up...

Check out Rinko Kawauchi ... she does close-up with a Rolleiflex too.
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-03-2019
Replies: 37
Views: 1,530
Posted By jsrockit
I'd keep these...

I'd keep these...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-03-2019
Replies: 168
Views: 6,263
Posted By jsrockit
Come on man, plenty of amateurs used film to make...

Come on man, plenty of amateurs used film to make concerts photos for many years. And let`s be honest... the iPhone isn`t a great low light tool and typically only has a wide angle and normal lens...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 10-02-2019
Replies: 48
Views: 1,429
Posted By jsrockit
How so, it shifts in the range of F1.5 to F4?

How so, it shifts in the range of F1.5 to F4?
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-02-2019
Replies: 168
Views: 6,263
Posted By jsrockit
I highly doubt it... AA was super technical.......

I highly doubt it... AA was super technical.... the iPhone would not have been enough for him. He'd be super into high resolution cameras and tons of software! ;)
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-02-2019
Replies: 168
Views: 6,263
Posted By jsrockit
I can agree with that... it was silly to think it...

I can agree with that... it was silly to think it couldn't be done. My point is that just because you can use ISO 6400 these days doesn't make a good photography bad. You could jack up Tri-X to...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-02-2019
Replies: 168
Views: 6,263
Posted By jsrockit
I get what you mean, but the choices of...

I get what you mean, but the choices of composition and content are still there... what to shoot and in which way. Unless you think how you frame an image doesn't matter... to me, how you choose to...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 10-02-2019
Replies: 48
Views: 1,429
Posted By jsrockit
Ah ok, I didn't know... I remember the 1.8 having...

Ah ok, I didn't know... I remember the 1.8 having like a 180 degree focus throw. I prefer something like 90 degrees.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 10-02-2019
Replies: 48
Views: 1,429
Posted By jsrockit
But with a huge and slow focus throw... On a...

But with a huge and slow focus throw...

On a side note...

Just some comparison...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 10-02-2019
Replies: 48
Views: 1,429
Posted By jsrockit
I had the V3 and it might not be Summarit 2.5...

I had the V3 and it might not be Summarit 2.5 small, but it is smaller than the Planar. And I never saw any focus shift and I used it on digital.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 10-01-2019
Replies: 48
Views: 1,429
Posted By jsrockit
Agreed....but 2.5. I would think version 3...

Agreed....but 2.5. I would think version 3 Summicron at F2.
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 09-30-2019
Replies: 30
Views: 953
Posted By jsrockit
What you prefer is a CCD sensor over a CMOS...

What you prefer is a CCD sensor over a CMOS sensor.
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 09-30-2019
Replies: 30
Views: 953
Posted By jsrockit
Subjective...

Subjective...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 09-29-2019
Replies: 79
Views: 2,898
Posted By jsrockit
I get it Godfrey, but premium point and shoot...

I get it Godfrey, but premium point and shoot cameras were never cheap. My
Point is that if there is a place where lack of supply might be lesser than demand, it could be premium point and shoots. ...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 09-29-2019
Replies: 79
Views: 2,898
Posted By jsrockit
Yet, prices keep going up so Iím not sure where...

Yet, prices keep going up so Iím not sure where you are trying to sell. Look at the sold prices on eBay of a Yashica T4. All time high prices right now. And that isnít even a premium compact film...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 09-29-2019
Replies: 27
Views: 1,178
Posted By jsrockit
Because if you do not use those features, the...

Because if you do not use those features, the more minimal one might be more appealing to some. The camera is made for a reason this way... because some like this style. To those who prefer this...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 09-29-2019
Replies: 32
Views: 1,311
Posted By jsrockit
That would be true if you did it all of the...

That would be true if you did it all of the time... but most people only crop once in awhile while utilizing their whole frame most of the time.
Forum: Fuji X Series 09-28-2019
Replies: 85
Views: 5,958
Posted By jsrockit
https://scontent.fscl8-1.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/71...

https://scontent.fscl8-1.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/71900193_10214969034803810_5815695480415322112_o.jpg?_nc_cat=106&_nc_oc=AQn7cV9YofdMLfgP0NcKz_VjwR9Sh6XShDe0nqZHcuBBU_Z53CSRXymWqHOR2no_glY&_nc_ht=scont...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 09-28-2019
Replies: 79
Views: 2,898
Posted By jsrockit
CDs are completely dead though... so not...

CDs are completely dead though... so not surprising. Vinyl accounted for 12% of album sales in 2018 (depending on the source 10 to 16 million units). Add streaming and downloads... it accounted for...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 09-28-2019
Replies: 79
Views: 2,898
Posted By jsrockit
The problem is that you are looking at the most...

The problem is that you are looking at the most desirable medium format cameras and the relatively small market that is interested in them. There are plenty of cheap medium format cameras out there...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 09-28-2019
Replies: 32
Views: 1,311
Posted By jsrockit
Iím not so sure it is silly. The major thing we...

Iím not so sure it is silly. The major thing we do in photography is put a frame around something in a compelling way. It is best to do this in your viewfinder. Thereís a difference between...
Forum: Fuji X Series 09-26-2019
Replies: 246
Views: 8,340
Posted By jsrockit
Hmmmm... I wear glasses and do not have any...

Hmmmm... I wear glasses and do not have any issues. However, the kind of glasses I wear are the type that sit high on my nose and that allows the lenses to be closer to my eyes. I remember when I...
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-24-2019
Replies: 9,112
Views: 897,601
Posted By jsrockit
Fujifilm X-H1 Fujifilm 35mm 1.4 Sony RX100...

Fujifilm X-H1
Fujifilm 35mm 1.4
Sony RX100 VI

Unfortunately it’s all in the USA waiting for me to arrive on October 18.
Forum: Fuji X Series 09-24-2019
Replies: 246
Views: 8,340
Posted By jsrockit
True, but another point is that X-Pro is updated...

True, but another point is that X-Pro is updated every 4 years. To stick a 1 year old plus sensor in it might be a little too much really.
Forum: Fuji X Series 09-24-2019
Replies: 246
Views: 8,340
Posted By jsrockit
Red face The X-T3 is Fujiís mainstream camera. It is...

The X-T3 is Fujiís mainstream camera. It is released a lot more frequently. It sells well. It had the newest tech at that time... true. But itís been a year or more and like I said a low end...
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-24-2019
Replies: 75
Views: 2,636
Posted By jsrockit
I generally use only a 50mm lens. I have more...

I generally use only a 50mm lens. I have more equipment that this but I am comfortable with a 50mm. I know what will be in my frame before I bring the camera to my eye. That said, do not let other...
Forum: Fuji X Series 09-24-2019
Replies: 246
Views: 8,340
Posted By jsrockit
Actually... historically, the X-Pro series gets...

Actually... historically, the X-Pro series gets the new sensor first. Also, I do not think the X-A7 has the same AF as the X-T3. The X-T30 does but historically the Bayer sensor cameras have dumbed...
Forum: Fuji X Series 09-24-2019
Replies: 246
Views: 8,340
Posted By jsrockit
The histogram should be available in the small...

The histogram should be available in the small lcd ...
Forum: Fuji X Series 09-24-2019
Replies: 246
Views: 8,340
Posted By jsrockit
Yeah, true... add to the aesthetics and make...

Yeah, true... add to the aesthetics and make unconventional choices or keep adding more and more video features. I’ll take the former... though I’m not sure I am ready to pay a lot more for...
Forum: Fuji X Series 09-24-2019
Replies: 246
Views: 8,340
Posted By jsrockit
I'm not sure that will be the case... because the...

I'm not sure that will be the case... because the X-T30 for $899 has that too. It'll be a hard sell if they simply have the X-T30 specs in a X-Pro3.
Forum: Fuji X Series 09-24-2019
Replies: 246
Views: 8,340
Posted By jsrockit
I understand...but I do not use them. I also...

I understand...but I do not use them. I also have the ability to adapt to my camera. But it's ok...you can choose not to buy.
Forum: Fuji X Series 09-24-2019
Replies: 246
Views: 8,340
Posted By jsrockit
They are already said yes to 2 of the 4 questions...

They are already said yes to 2 of the 4 questions you have... we just don't have the answer to the sensor and AF. AF will be better... it's been 4 years and recent Fuji cameras are better in AF.
Forum: Fuji X Series 09-23-2019
Replies: 246
Views: 8,340
Posted By jsrockit
You can still chimp... by flipping down the LCD...

You can still chimp... by flipping down the LCD or through the EVF. If you need to chimp after each and every shot, maybe it isn't that practical... but do you really need to do that?
Forum: Fuji X Series 09-23-2019
Replies: 246
Views: 8,340
Posted By jsrockit
The new color display will always show...

The new color display will always show information even when off... like the film box graphics that they are using. I haven't heard if it can be turned off... but I would imagine it can be. I'm...
Forum: Fuji X Series 09-23-2019
Replies: 246
Views: 8,340
Posted By jsrockit
There’s still a joystick for navigating and...

There’s still a joystick for navigating and buttons, dials, and rings for accessing popular functions.
Forum: Fuji X Series 09-23-2019
Replies: 246
Views: 8,340
Posted By jsrockit
True again. But should we always be looking at...

True again. But should we always be looking at every image? Perhaps the small lcd can be used for review as well. Smart watches show images on a tiny display. It would be enough for me composition...
Forum: Fuji X Series 09-23-2019
Replies: 246
Views: 8,340
Posted By jsrockit
That is true, but to say it is less flexible...

That is true, but to say it is less flexible isn’t completely true.

My worries are that the gimmick screen and use of titanium are going make the camera cost a lot more. That is where I’ll have a...
Forum: Fuji X Series 09-23-2019
Replies: 246
Views: 8,340
Posted By jsrockit
How so? It still has a screen that can be used...

How so? It still has a screen that can be used at any angle between 0-180 degrees. The old one could only be used in one position.
Forum: Fuji X Series 09-23-2019
Replies: 246
Views: 8,340
Posted By jsrockit
Yes, less usable for those that want to use the...

Yes, less usable for those that want to use the screen all the time for sure.
Forum: Fuji X Series 09-23-2019
Replies: 246
Views: 8,340
Posted By jsrockit
I see them too. But Iím a huge fan of the camera...

I see them too. But Iím a huge fan of the camera and I like the X-Pro3 too. Iím not the only one Iíd think.
Forum: Fuji X Series 09-23-2019
Replies: 246
Views: 8,340
Posted By jsrockit
I get what KoFe is saying. Leica focuses one...

I get what KoFe is saying. Leica focuses one direction and Nikon focuses the opposite. Always annoyed me too.
Forum: Fuji X Series 09-23-2019
Replies: 246
Views: 8,340
Posted By jsrockit
Luckily comments by those who wonít be buying...

Luckily comments by those who wonít be buying anyway donít matter. Letís see how it does once itís released and for sale. I doubt the xpro series is a huge seller anyway.
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-22-2019
Replies: 27
Views: 845
Posted By jsrockit
Ah ok... I take as many as I need. Of course if...

Ah ok... I take as many as I need. Of course if it's a still life, maybe it is better to prepare than to just keep firing away. However, if it is something that moves and the scene constantly is...
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-22-2019
Replies: 27
Views: 845
Posted By jsrockit
Why 4 shots? What am I missing? The Magnum...

Why 4 shots? What am I missing? The Magnum Contact sheets book shows some people used a whole roll to get a shot and some one frame. Neither is the wrong way to do it.
Forum: Fuji X Series 09-22-2019
Replies: 246
Views: 8,340
Posted By jsrockit
Exactly. I really hate fully articulating...

Exactly. I really hate fully articulating screens, huge grips, current focus on video modes, etc. BUT I like autofocus, rangefinder shaped cameras, and a less is more approach to cameras. The...
Forum: Fuji X Series 09-21-2019
Replies: 246
Views: 8,340
Posted By jsrockit
Perhaps they have nothing else to offer in...

Perhaps they have nothing else to offer in regards to a true specs upgrade so they had to go this route. I’m a fan still... but it could be the case.
Forum: Fuji X Series 09-21-2019
Replies: 246
Views: 8,340
Posted By jsrockit
Iím afraid of this too. Might be $2000+ for an...

Iím afraid of this too. Might be $2000+ for an Apsc camera. The titanium stuff just adds to it unnecessarily for my needs / wants.
Forum: Fuji X Series 09-21-2019
Replies: 246
Views: 8,340
Posted By jsrockit
I knew we’d be a little more receptive to this...

I knew we’d be a little more receptive to this camera than most other forums. I like it too. I would love to see them leave video off as well.
Forum: Fuji X Series 09-21-2019
Replies: 246
Views: 8,340
Posted By jsrockit
Could be 2020 by the time they sell it... who...

Could be 2020 by the time they sell it... who knows.
Forum: Fuji X Series 09-21-2019
Replies: 246
Views: 8,340
Posted By jsrockit
Nope, no real tech specs yet. Hoping it isn't...

Nope, no real tech specs yet. Hoping it isn't the 26mp sensor from the Xt-3/X-T30. It would be weird for this camera to get the same sensor the $899 X-T30 has. However, I'm not sure what else is...
Forum: Fuji X Series 09-21-2019
Replies: 246
Views: 8,340
Posted By jsrockit
Fujifilm X-Pro3 Thoughts?

Fujifilm gave a sneak peek of the X-Pro3 yesterday and the forum dwellers have lost their minds over the new design features (and not in a good way)... what do you guys think? Figured RFF might be...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 09-21-2019
Replies: 75
Views: 2,533
Posted By jsrockit
I've thought about it...you are most likely...

I've thought about it...you are most likely right. Still trying to wrap my head around it. I guess I was confused by how when sensor size changes, than lenses look different.
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-19-2019
Replies: 7
Views: 381
Posted By jsrockit
me too ...and I might be the guy who printed a...

me too ...and I might be the guy who printed a book a month. Now, living in Chile, I print whenever I go to the USA. Now instead of the 7” book per month for the rough edit and the 12” square for...
Forum: Lomography 09-16-2019
Replies: 30
Views: 1,368
Posted By jsrockit
IMO any body change at all doesn’t count. So, so...

IMO any body change at all doesn’t count. So, so far it’s the holga still?
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 09-16-2019
Replies: 216
Views: 26,090
Posted By jsrockit
I see a lot of silver and not much chrome! ;)

I see a lot of silver and not much chrome! ;)
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 09-15-2019
Replies: 75
Views: 2,533
Posted By jsrockit
Except photos taken with a normal lens and...

Except photos taken with a normal lens and cropped look different than those taken with a tele.
Forum: Lomography 09-15-2019
Replies: 30
Views: 1,368
Posted By jsrockit
Was it always made by the same people? I sort of...

Was it always made by the same people? I sort of remember a change in who made them... or was that the Diana?
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 09-12-2019
Replies: 219
Views: 12,555
Posted By jsrockit
Jeez, this sucks. I don't know what to say...

Jeez, this sucks. I don't know what to say Helen. So sad. So sorry. :(
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 09-11-2019
Replies: 24
Views: 821
Posted By jsrockit
I can't be sad... he lived a long life and his...

I can't be sad... he lived a long life and his work was recognized. Good job FH. :)
Forum: Leica SL 09-09-2019
Replies: 196
Views: 6,547
Posted By jsrockit
https://m.dpreview.com/news/9459004517/leaked-phot...

https://m.dpreview.com/news/9459004517/leaked-photos-allegedly-reveal-leica-s-upcoming-sl2-mirrorless-camera
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 09-08-2019
Replies: 57
Views: 1,855
Posted By jsrockit
Or ones that work well and ones that have...

Or ones that work well and ones that have issues... ;) For me, most lenses these days work well enough.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 09-08-2019
Replies: 57
Views: 1,855
Posted By jsrockit
That was a better way to go about explaining your...

That was a better way to go about explaining your ideas (despite the gear head talk). Thank you.
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 09-08-2019
Replies: 219
Views: 12,555
Posted By jsrockit
I'm so sorry Helen. :(

I'm so sorry Helen. :(
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 09-08-2019
Replies: 57
Views: 1,855
Posted By jsrockit
And if that is what people want to do here, then...

And if that is what people want to do here, then they are free to do so. Don't be hypocritical.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 09-07-2019
Replies: 57
Views: 1,855
Posted By jsrockit
Canon 35mm F2 maybe... Voigtlander 35mm 1.7...

Canon 35mm F2 maybe... Voigtlander 35mm 1.7 Ultron... 28mm Color-Skopar 3.5 ... not perfect, but cheaper
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-06-2019
Replies: 45
Views: 1,876
Posted By jsrockit
Things run their course... do what feels right.

Things run their course... do what feels right.
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 09-06-2019
Replies: 219
Views: 12,555
Posted By jsrockit
I remember this. :) Sorry to hear about this...

I remember this. :) Sorry to hear about this Helen. I hope everything is going as well as it can. Stay strong... :(
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 09-05-2019
Replies: 41
Views: 3,710
Posted By jsrockit
All of them are ticking time bombs with huge...

All of them are ticking time bombs with huge prices unfortunately.
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-03-2019
Replies: 292
Views: 15,766
Posted By jsrockit
Such a beauty... I admit to like looking at it...

Such a beauty... I admit to like looking at it more than using it though.
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 09-03-2019
Replies: 4
Views: 365
Posted By jsrockit
Why not simply e-mail back and tell them you've...

Why not simply e-mail back and tell them you've bought it from them in the past and that they can look at your records to verify this. If they can't provide a proper answer, ask for a manager to...
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-03-2019
Replies: 18
Views: 547
Posted By jsrockit
Haha, today, in Santiago, I had a guy tell me if...

Haha, today, in Santiago, I had a guy tell me if I don’t stop photographing he’s going to pull out a knife and stab me over and over. I didn’t even photograph him. The creepy thing is that he came...
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 09-03-2019
Replies: 12
Views: 711
Posted By jsrockit
Don’t stress a week... because soon you’ll have...

Don’t stress a week... because soon you’ll have one of the best cameras ever made! (Fanboy hyperbole over).
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 09-02-2019
Replies: 12
Views: 711
Posted By jsrockit
It just isn`t silent, but for still photography,...

It just isn`t silent, but for still photography, it isn`t loud either. My guess is that this loud thing came into play with video... where it could ruin the sound of a video. But for stills? I...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-02-2019
Replies: 63
Views: 2,377
Posted By jsrockit
I wouldn`t mess with Leica if you don`t have the...

I wouldn`t mess with Leica if you don`t have the $. Grab something else.
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 09-02-2019
Replies: 12
Views: 711
Posted By jsrockit
Yes, the Fujifilm 35mm 1.4 is what you want......

Yes, the Fujifilm 35mm 1.4 is what you want... unless you are dead set on a MF lens.
Forum: Travel 09-01-2019
Replies: 57
Views: 2,285
Posted By jsrockit
It has focus shift and 1.1 is pretty hard with a...

It has focus shift and 1.1 is pretty hard with a RF IMO.
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 08-29-2019
Replies: 46
Views: 1,523
Posted By jsrockit
We both know that Leica M users do not buy Leica...

We both know that Leica M users do not buy Leica Ms for the latest in sensor tech. Also, there is no D750 monochrome direct from Nikon. Finally, not many cameras have surpassed the D750 sensor......
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 08-29-2019
Replies: 46
Views: 1,523
Posted By jsrockit
Iím not sure if there will ever be an SL...

Iím not sure if there will ever be an SL monochrome... has there been a rumor even?

Regarding the size of files, I hear this a lot. If your computer is really old maybe it could struggle, but...
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 08-29-2019
Replies: 46
Views: 1,523
Posted By jsrockit
So Cal, you will get one?

So Cal, you will get one?
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 08-24-2019
Replies: 22
Views: 891
Posted By jsrockit
I get that. I do. Honestly, I shop online so I...

I get that. I do. Honestly, I shop online so I don't have to deal with salesmen believe it or not. And yes, I've been to the Leica store in NYC. It's still just a camera store to me.
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 08-24-2019
Replies: 22
Views: 891
Posted By jsrockit
You do know that the same Leica stores ship...

You do know that the same Leica stores ship right? I can't see a difference between buying in store and online at the same store. Some people do not live anywhere near a Leica store.
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 08-24-2019
Replies: 18
Views: 1,021
Posted By jsrockit
I agree with this completely. I did the tests...

I agree with this completely. I did the tests many years ago and now know what to do to get what I expect. However, to make a book to sell, it is still way too expensive. Bob's suggestion of...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 08-24-2019
Replies: 60
Views: 2,740
Posted By jsrockit
Haha, awesome...

Haha, awesome...
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 08-23-2019
Replies: 18
Views: 1,021
Posted By jsrockit
Blurb can be used and used well. However, you...

Blurb can be used and used well. However, you have to do multiple test books etc to figure out what works well. I will agree that I would use someone else for B&W (though I've done successful B&W...
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 08-23-2019
Replies: 18
Views: 1,021
Posted By jsrockit
I've been using Blurb as well, but there has to...

I've been using Blurb as well, but there has to be other options to make it cheaper...for many copies.
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