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Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-14-2012
Replies: 37
Views: 2,960
Posted By scottwallick
Fantastic work, Damaso. Well done.

Fantastic work, Damaso. Well done.
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-27-2012
Replies: 18
Views: 3,052
Posted By scottwallick
Like the point of view. Thanks for sharing.

Like the point of view. Thanks for sharing.
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 04-27-2012
Replies: 10
Views: 1,433
Posted By scottwallick
ICP has a Weegee...

ICP has a Weegee (http://www.icp.org/museum/exhibitions) exhibit (a personal favorite) and also a Magnum contact sheets show, both of which are small but good.
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 04-26-2012
Replies: 8
Views: 3,430
Posted By scottwallick
I have a couple Transcend Class 10 UHS-1...

I have a couple Transcend Class 10 UHS-1 (http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820208602), which are capable of 10 MB/s write speed. They work great in the X-Pro1. No...
Forum: RFF Polls 04-26-2012
Replies: 20
Views: 2,121
Posted By scottwallick
I suggest the CV Nokton 35/1.2 ASPH (either...

I suggest the CV Nokton 35/1.2 ASPH (either version), my second favorite lens after only the Summilux 50 ASPH.

It's big, that's for sure, and not for everyone, but the images you can get with it...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 04-25-2012
Replies: 10
Views: 1,433
Posted By scottwallick
I can't remember the last time I went to the...

I can't remember the last time I went to the Brooklyn Brewery.

It's that good.
Forum: Hardware / Computers / Drives / etc 04-21-2012
Replies: 5
Views: 1,921
Posted By scottwallick
During a recent four-week trip, I used an Amod...

During a recent four-week trip, I used an Amod AGL-3080. It would run for about two days (from 8 a.m. to about 8 p.m.) on a set of AAA batteries. It logged the entire trip to its internal memory at...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-16-2012
Replies: 0
Views: 693
Posted By scottwallick
Instagram and camera makers

If only because Leica is mentioned by name in the article.

Disruptions: Innovation Isn’t Easy, Especially Midstream...
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 04-16-2012
Replies: 20
Views: 2,959
Posted By scottwallick
On March 29 Adobe said, "And yes, we are aware of...

On March 29 Adobe said, "And yes, we are aware of the existence of the Fuji X-Pro1 camera and like all new camera models we are working to add support as quickly as possible." [link]...
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 04-16-2012
Replies: 19
Views: 4,685
Posted By scottwallick
Sold mine. Loved it, don't miss it. Such a great...

Sold mine. Loved it, don't miss it. Such a great camera. I think the XP1 is even better.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-14-2012
Replies: 52
Views: 3,758
Posted By scottwallick
I was really sad to let my FM3a go with its...

I was really sad to let my FM3a go with its Nikkor 45/2.8. Sigh. I had put a lot of film through that camera over seven years. Such a great setup.

I let my R-D1s go recently. I loved using it, I...
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 04-14-2012
Replies: 20
Views: 2,959
Posted By scottwallick
I predict raw support for the X-Pro1 in the next...

I predict raw support for the X-Pro1 in the next ACR release, which usually happens every three months. Last release was in December 2011 (version 6.6).

The ACR 6.7 release beta...
Forum: Fuji X Series 04-10-2012
Replies: 105
Views: 13,959
Posted By scottwallick
So far so good. Just figured out that pressing...

So far so good.

Just figured out that pressing and holding the Q button brings up the customs settings menu. Funny since that's the function I had assigned to the Fn button.

I'm looking forward to...
Forum: Fuji X Series 04-04-2012
Replies: 135
Views: 24,024
Posted By scottwallick
Do you have any details on Fuji's M-mount adapter?

Do you have any details on Fuji's M-mount adapter?
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 04-03-2012
Replies: 7
Views: 1,027
Posted By scottwallick
Thanks for the tip. And actually, full...

Thanks for the tip.

And actually, full disclosure, none of these are from Nepal. Oops. I guess that'll be yet another thread. Heh.
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 04-03-2012
Replies: 7
Views: 1,027
Posted By scottwallick
Selections from a trip to Rajasthan and Kathmandu

I was scolded at the last NYC meetup for only posting photos to the galleries, so I thought I'd take out a thread a share a few shots I made on a recent vacation with the wife.

Colors are with the...
Forum: Fuji X Series 04-02-2012
Replies: 135
Views: 24,024
Posted By scottwallick
I was going to write something, but I need to...

I was going to write something, but I need to concentrate on making my phone ring.

Sent from my Galaxy Nexus
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 03-27-2012
Replies: 170
Views: 85,515
Posted By scottwallick
I wanted to like this lens, but the one I had...

I wanted to like this lens, but the one I had exhibited extreme barrel distortion. To the extent I felt that the lens (at least my copy) was defective.
Forum: Fuji X Series 03-26-2012
Replies: 135
Views: 24,024
Posted By scottwallick
Nice. Fingers crossed.

Nice. Fingers crossed.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 03-23-2012
Replies: 63
Views: 6,172
Posted By scottwallick
I really like the Leica strap. I have a few...

I really like the Leica strap. I have a few others, but the Leica strap is my favorite.
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 03-22-2012
Replies: 18
Views: 6,090
Posted By scottwallick
This is such a great lens, and still one of the...

This is such a great lens, and still one of the best buys.

Be sure to post your shots, already looking good, over in this thread...
Forum: Fuji X Series 03-21-2012
Replies: 342
Views: 55,202
Posted By scottwallick
I've become slightly anxious about the my X-Pro1...

I've become slightly anxious about the my X-Pro1 preorder now that I've sent my X100 on to a new home. Oh, what have I done—the X100 is such a great camera. Hopefully doubling-down on the X-Pro1 will...
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 02-27-2012
Replies: 4
Views: 900
Posted By scottwallick
What I enjoyed most about it was it was less...

What I enjoyed most about it was it was less about aesthetics and more about discerning a truth.
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 02-27-2012
Replies: 211
Views: 38,698
Posted By scottwallick
Just a...

Just a few.

http://farm7.staticflickr.com/6138/5928817512_345ee16942_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/scottwallick/5928817512/)

http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5312/5875332787_f475892043_z.jpg...
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 02-27-2012
Replies: 4
Views: 900
Posted By scottwallick
Believing Is Seeing: Book by Errol Morris

After having some time on my hands, I read Believing Is Seeing: Observations on the Mysteries of Photography by Errol Morris.

Amazon link (http://amzn.com/1594203016)

And I thoroughly enjoyed it,...
Forum: Fuji X Series 02-20-2012
Replies: 342
Views: 55,202
Posted By scottwallick
I'm in. Very pleased with the X100.

I'm in. Very pleased with the X100.
Forum: Fuji X Series 01-19-2012
Replies: 135
Views: 24,024
Posted By scottwallick
Count me in

Well, I up and joined the list yesterday. Big fan of the X100, and Precision too.
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-04-2012
Replies: 127
Views: 15,572
Posted By scottwallick
Perhaps time to revisit this quite good...

Perhaps time to revisit this quite good presentation by Chris Sandström: Kodak Destruction and Survival (http://www.slideshare.net/Christiansandstrom/kodak-destruction).
Forum: RFF News 12-13-2011
Replies: 101
Views: 21,898
Posted By scottwallick
Nice. How about looking in to getting...

Nice. How about looking in to getting Tapatalk/Forum Runner back up and running?
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-09-2011
Replies: 68
Views: 18,263
Posted By scottwallick
Love the Elmarit-M

One with the Leica M9:

http://farm5.staticflickr.com/4046/4644067212_495a70c020_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/scottwallick/4644067212/)


One digital B&W with the...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 12-09-2011
Replies: 2
Views: 2,535
Posted By scottwallick
Thanks for sharing, love me a bag thread. Is that...

Thanks for sharing, love me a bag thread. Is that bag itself very heavy?
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 12-08-2011
Replies: 28
Views: 4,694
Posted By scottwallick
Lightroom, though I on occasion use the PhotoRAW...

Lightroom, though I on occasion use the PhotoRAW software to spit out quick JPGs.

Also, I always convert the ERF files to the Adobe DNG format when importing in to Lightroom.
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-07-2011
Replies: 5
Views: 858
Posted By scottwallick
Heh, definitely. I guess I just have an affinity...

Heh, definitely. I guess I just have an affinity to a seasonal passed out drunk. They're a jolly, camera-ready lot.
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-06-2011
Replies: 5
Views: 858
Posted By scottwallick
Santas will begin appearing

Especially around NYC this Saturday, December 10, à la Santacon (http://nycsantacon.com/).

I've tagged around the groups before. A great time, and you'll definitely take home some keepers. Like our...
Forum: Travel 11-22-2011
Replies: 19
Nyc
Views: 2,530
Posted By scottwallick
Take a setup for low-light shooting. Not sure...

Take a setup for low-light shooting. Not sure where you're coming from, but days are getting short—and just because it's dark, you don't want to stop shooting. :)
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 10-01-2011
Replies: 212
Views: 34,630
Posted By scottwallick
Nice shot, Helen. ;)

Nice shot, Helen. ;)
Forum: CSC : Digital Compact System Cameras - 09-21-2011
Replies: 197
Views: 18,355
Posted By scottwallick
Cameras, OK; Lenses, meh.

I'll be interested to see what lenses Nikon releases. Right now, it's slated just one prime (10mm F2.8, a 27mm in 135 terms). I'll consider the system when there are close 35mm-equivalent and...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 09-17-2011
Replies: 270
Views: 146,178
Posted By scottwallick
The immediate difference I noticed between CV's...

The immediate difference I noticed between CV's 35/1.2 versions and the 35/1.4 is barrel distortion. The 35/1.2 exhibits (minor) barrel distortion, but the 35/1.4's is severe/extreme (in my...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 09-13-2011
Replies: 15
Views: 5,244
Posted By scottwallick
You can read the codes off this shot from the...

You can read the codes off this shot from the Popflash store:

http://popflash.com/images/products/secondary/11643-3.jpg
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-13-2011
Replies: 33
Views: 3,790
Posted By scottwallick
w00t Peace...

w00t Peace (http://swttl.com/peace-corps/the-experience-part-1/) Corps (http://swttl.com/peace-corps/the-experience-part-2/).

I served with a fellow who had worked a staff photog for a Boston paper...
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 09-13-2011
Replies: 62
Views: 10,096
Posted By scottwallick
Really enjoyed the images. Thanks for sharing.

Really enjoyed the images. Thanks for sharing.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-07-2011
Replies: 123
Views: 14,618
Posted By scottwallick
Interesting. I have three of these four lenses...

Interesting. I have three of these four lenses myself, so no excuse if I miss one.

Based on this series (http://rangefinderforum.com/forums/showpost.php?p=1703217&postcount=6):

Image no. 1: Nokton...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 09-04-2011
Replies: 0
Views: 2,519
Posted By scottwallick
Nokton 35/1.2 ASPH version II photos...

Let'a complement the version I photos thread (http://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=72649) with one for version II of the Nokton 35/1.2.

I got mine on Friday, took it to a nearby...
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 09-01-2011
Replies: 41
Views: 13,481
Posted By scottwallick
It looks...

It looks tiny.

http://technobuffalo.technobuffalo.netdna-cdn.com/files/2011/08/Fujifilm-X10-12-200x300.jpg

I'll be curious to see what such a small viewfinder offers.
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 08-31-2011
Replies: 15
Views: 4,613
Posted By scottwallick
Another vote for Visible Dust products

I also use the swabs that woodphoto points out over at B&H. There are a few different liquids for a 'wet' cleaning method. They make a sensor brush series...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 08-31-2011
Replies: 270
Views: 146,178
Posted By scottwallick
I'm going to have both lenses next week; shall I...

I'm going to have both lenses next week; shall I do a few side-by-side comparison shots with the M9 or will that just cause rage?
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 08-16-2011
Replies: 3
Views: 4,459
Posted By scottwallick
It only takes a week

Sorry for not following up on my promise sooner. I finally got around to uploading some photos of an X100 in the Gariz case....
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 08-10-2011
Replies: 3
Views: 4,459
Posted By scottwallick
I have the Gariz case. Not crafted leather ala...

I have the Gariz case. Not crafted leather ala Zhou but functional and well made (like most Gariz products). A snug fit, too, with good spacing for the strap. I'll snap a picture tonight to share.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 08-05-2011
Replies: 73
Views: 7,212
Posted By scottwallick
Through USAA (http://www.usaa.com/), I have a...

Through USAA (http://www.usaa.com/), I have a 'Valuable Personal Property' policy that covers my M9 and most of my lenses. I also have renters insurance through USAA as well. An excellent company BTW.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-05-2011
Replies: 90
Views: 13,028
Posted By scottwallick
I have the Summarit 35 and 75 lenses. I hardly...

I have the Summarit 35 and 75 lenses. I hardly use focal lengths longer than 50mm, so the 75mm was a budget option to have when the need arrises, like taking some engagement photos for a...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 08-05-2011
Replies: 73
Views: 7,212
Posted By scottwallick
I have specific insurance for my M9 and lenses,...

I have specific insurance for my M9 and lenses, so at home, abroad, I don't worry about it.
Forum: Off Topic 08-02-2011
Replies: 113
Views: 10,703
Posted By scottwallick
Count me in

After using my M9 for two years, I had a similar experience after upgrading to the 1.162 firmware. I had a 16 GB Transcend SDHC Class 6 card rendered inoperable. Transcend also has a lifetime...
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 07-29-2011
Replies: 12
Views: 3,623
Posted By scottwallick
GF1, M9, X100 oh my

I have and use all three cameras mentioned.

The M9 is the M9. It produces better images than the X100. I enjoy using it a lot, too. It's bigger but not by much (depending on the lens, of course)....
Forum: RFF Polls 07-27-2011
Replies: 26
Views: 4,592
Posted By scottwallick
I would choose: I don't take film in carry-on or...

I would choose: I don't take film in carry-on or checked baggage. I imagine some, myself included, opt to get film developed locally.
Forum: RFF Polls 07-25-2011
Replies: 55
Views: 8,066
Posted By scottwallick
Definitively, a fact. X-rays are, based on...

Definitively, a fact.

X-rays are, based on science, damaging to film, dogs, people, computers, chickens, etc. The damage is cumulative (as Saxshooter notes...
Forum: RFF Polls 06-27-2011
Replies: 81
Views: 5,171
Posted By scottwallick
Perhaps I have insider knowledge. I voted yes. ;)

Perhaps I have insider knowledge. I voted yes. ;)
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 06-21-2011
Replies: 64
Views: 9,205
Posted By scottwallick
A fallacious argument

This appears a causation logical fallacy, cum hoc ergo propter hoc. You are correlating two events that are independent of one another.

Film existed in the time of said great photographers;...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 06-20-2011
Replies: 212
Views: 34,630
Posted By scottwallick
The detail

Now that we'll be specifying 'version 1' and 'version 2' when talking about the 35/1.2 Nokons, let the confusion begin!

But really, at every NYC meetup, I dedicate at least two minutes praising the...
Forum: Off Topic 06-06-2011
Replies: 8
Views: 666
Posted By scottwallick
Bookmarklets to the rescue.

I know some RFF members have created bookmarklets to give the forums the search functionality it natively lacks.

Here are the bookmarklets I created (http://swttl.com/rff/bookmarklet/), which...
Forum: RFF News 06-01-2011
Replies: 154
Views: 24,187
Posted By scottwallick
No kidding. I'm back to reading the forums only...

No kidding. I'm back to reading the forums only occasionally now. Even the forum software and/or servers around here can't handle change.
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 06-01-2011
Replies: 13
Views: 2,227
Posted By scottwallick
The X100 is an excellent camera. Firmware bugs...

The X100 is an excellent camera. Firmware bugs have been reported. I just haven't had any problems. It is silent. And small. And fast. And I can make just as good photos with it as I can with the M9....
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 05-20-2011
Replies: 38
Views: 8,901
Posted By scottwallick
Pretty much digital

All digital cameras, except for my Zeiss Ikon which I love but don't use (anymore).

I have an M9, and that's what it is. I also have a GF1 with the 20/1.7. Which is a fantastic camera. I like the...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 04-29-2011
Replies: 4
Views: 2,296
Posted By scottwallick
While I am a big fan of the Nokton 35/1.2, I...

While I am a big fan of the Nokton 35/1.2, I don't often find myself using it at 1.2. Sometimes, not often. So I'm usually more inclined to raise the ISO and shoot at f/2 like here...
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 04-19-2011
Replies: 6
Views: 4,397
Posted By scottwallick
That's interesting, since the page for Camera Raw...

That's interesting, since the page for Camera Raw 6.4 beta and Lightroom 3.4 beta (http://blogs.adobe.com/lightroomjournal/2011/03/lightroom-3-4-and-camera-raw-6-4-available-on-adobe-labs.html) don't...
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 04-16-2011
Replies: 17
Views: 3,106
Posted By scottwallick
Rich, I was actually thinking of creating a R-D1...

Rich, I was actually thinking of creating a R-D1 specific site at r-d1.info, and as an R-D1 user I'd like to add to it in a separate section, actually.

I have plenty of hosting, lots of long-term...
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 04-16-2011
Replies: 17
Views: 3,106
Posted By scottwallick
PM sent, Rich. (And email. Sorry for the double...

PM sent, Rich. (And email. Sorry for the double messages.)
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 04-16-2011
Replies: 17
Views: 3,106
Posted By scottwallick
I will happily host the site. You're welcome to...

I will happily host the site. You're welcome to send the files via email, Dropbox, or we can do FTP. Your preference. I'll send you a PM with my details.

Thanks for creating this great site, btw....
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 04-13-2011
Replies: 53
Views: 8,170
Posted By scottwallick
I'm not surprised either. However, I have come...

I'm not surprised either. However, I have come around to agreeing with the idea that this firmware update is going to center on wide angle lens issues. I have a number of Leica lenses, but none wider...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 04-09-2011
Replies: 51
Views: 5,946
Posted By scottwallick
I choose the Summilux 50 ASPH and the Nokton 35...

I choose the Summilux 50 ASPH and the Nokton 35 1.2 ASPH. I guess I like fast lenses, but it's also that these lenses are great all around.

Sent from my Droid Pro using Tapatalk
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 04-08-2011
Replies: 46
Views: 4,197
Posted By scottwallick
No, it would be the M9. The RD1 is unique and a...

No, it would be the M9. The RD1 is unique and a pleasure to use, but I strongly prefer what I can produce with the M9 over the RD1.

Since I don't have to choose one camera, I will keep the RD1...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 04-02-2011
Replies: 37
Views: 5,050
Posted By scottwallick
You should see an improvement of approximately...

You should see an improvement of approximately 0.8.
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 03-23-2011
Replies: 53
Views: 8,170
Posted By scottwallick
I think an iPhone mode is about as unlikely as...

I think an iPhone mode is about as unlikely as Cosina mode.
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 03-23-2011
Replies: 53
Views: 8,170
Posted By scottwallick
Info

The invitation is open to anyone who is a member of the Leica Forum (http://www.l-camera-forum.com/leica-forum/). To apply to participate in the firmware testing, here is the link...
Forum: RFF News 03-17-2011
Replies: 14
Views: 3,111
Posted By scottwallick
Oh, yeah! See the footer below for more...

Oh, yeah! See the footer below for more info:

Sent from my DROID PRO using Tapatalk

:)
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 03-11-2011
Replies: 163
Views: 22,217
Posted By scottwallick
Awesome—my R-D1s is 102699.

Awesome—my R-D1s is 102699.
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 03-10-2011
Replies: 41
Views: 4,788
Posted By scottwallick
My wife doesn't like using the M9 or Zeiss Ikon....

My wife doesn't like using the M9 or Zeiss Ikon. When I had an FM3a, she would at least agree to use it to take a group photo, for example.

When I got a GF1 and 20/1.7, she had taken it within a...
Forum: CSC : Digital Compact System Cameras - 02-25-2011
Replies: 5
Views: 2,650
Posted By scottwallick
The Panasonic EVF is so-so. It works well though,...

The Panasonic EVF is so-so. It works well though, with focus confirmation and nice on-screen data.

I tried using the metal CV 35 finder but prefer the EVF—which tilts up to 90 degrees, too, which is...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 02-23-2011
Replies: 66
Views: 9,930
Posted By scottwallick
I have an M9, and use it almost every day. It's...

I have an M9, and use it almost every day. It's great. No complaints.

I have preordered an X100. I like cameras. In addition to my M9, I have a GF1 (that my wife has stolen) and a Zeiss Ikon (even...
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 02-17-2011
Replies: 11
Views: 2,088
Posted By scottwallick
Well, my experience is with two C-Biogon 35/2,8,...

Well, my experience is with two C-Biogon 35/2,8, one Planar 50/2, the Tele-Tessar 85/4, the Biogon 28/2,8, and Biogon 25/2,8, and I have never experienced the so-called wobble nor have I ever seen it...
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 02-17-2011
Replies: 47
Views: 9,505
Posted By scottwallick
Trying to keep my head about me, so I'll only...

Trying to keep my head about me, so I'll only note that 3200 (http://images.quesabesde.com/camaras_digitales/noticias/fuji_x100_dscf0292.jpg) looks quite good.
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 02-16-2011
Replies: 11
Views: 2,088
Posted By scottwallick
I owned two different silver Biogon-C 35/2,8, one...

I owned two different silver Biogon-C 35/2,8, one bought back, oh, in late 2008 I think, that I kept until I sold off a bunch of stuff when getting my M9 in 2009.

After I sold it, I missed it and...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 02-15-2011
Replies: 52
Views: 6,855
Posted By scottwallick
I once ordered a used Summicron 50 from Adorama....

I once ordered a used Summicron 50 from Adorama. The online listing had the picture of the current version (what I wanted), and the specs detailed the slide-out hood, 6-bit coding, etc. The day after...
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 02-14-2011
Replies: 55
Views: 14,108
Posted By scottwallick
Ah, thanks. I was wondering. ;)

Ah, thanks. I was wondering. ;)
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 02-14-2011
Replies: 35
Views: 7,391
Posted By scottwallick
No, the same couldn't be said of Panasonic, since...

No, the same couldn't be said of Panasonic, since Panasonic is doing well (http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5jGsOJhBWeqSl3S1R6s2yXl2SAhSg?docId=34bd7abd5d274e4d8a4d2243c93e7c29) in...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 02-13-2011
Replies: 282
Views: 34,218
Posted By scottwallick
I made the same move back in November of 2009....

I made the same move back in November of 2009. Sold my film bodies, some lenses, my Nikon kit, etc. I actually paid for the M9 that way. No regrets.

I came to the conclusion that I can only use one...
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 02-10-2011
Replies: 55
Views: 14,108
Posted By scottwallick
Holy crapoly I am looking forward to trying out...

Holy crapoly I am looking forward to trying out one of these. Glad I reserved mine. Any chance we can put our names down for accessories, too?
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 02-08-2011
Replies: 32
Views: 4,306
Posted By scottwallick
Any specifics on when preorders with PC might...

Any specifics on when preorders with PC might start being filled?
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 02-07-2011
Replies: 3
Views: 849
Posted By scottwallick
Not quite your audience

I'm not an iPhone user, so for the BlackBerry and Android users out there, there are a couple solutions that do this. For BlackBerry, the GPSLogger...
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 01-17-2011
Replies: 38
Views: 3,665
Posted By scottwallick
I preordered mine through Precision Camera, sight...

I preordered mine through Precision Camera, sight unseen.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-19-2010
Replies: 96
Views: 9,977
Posted By scottwallick
Ha ha. I'm not particularly stealthy but I never...

Ha ha. I'm not particularly stealthy but I never use flash, so that eliminates me. I first thought of Gilden as well when I read the user had off-camera flash.

I've tried to find a happy balance in...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-15-2010
Replies: 44
Views: 3,785
Posted By scottwallick
Thumbs up Best yet

This is the most interesting and thoughtful post I have yet to read on this forum. Thank you for sharing. Your images coupled with links to the stories, your own thoughts, very enjoyable. Well done...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-14-2010
Replies: 22
Views: 1,929
Posted By scottwallick
SantaCon NYC 2010

I have a few:

http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5121/5255726983_65492ebcfd.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/scottwallick/5255726983/)

http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5049/5256333104_cf06ae223f.jpg...
Forum: RFF News 12-10-2010
Replies: 15
Views: 6,851
Posted By scottwallick
Good. I feel better about pre-ordering the X100...

Good. I feel better about pre-ordering the X100 from them now. Which I just did.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 12-09-2010
Replies: 5
Views: 1,474
Posted By scottwallick
Thumbs up Another thumbs up for Ken.

Another thumbs up for Ken.
Forum: Help / Feedback forum 12-07-2010
Replies: 6
Views: 1,278
Posted By scottwallick
Thumbs up +1 Tapatalk support

Let me add my +1 to this request: Tapatalk (http://www.tapatalk.com/) support!

(Tapatalk is a nice forum reading/writing app for Android, BlackBerry, iPhone, and, yep, Nokia.)
Forum: Travel 12-04-2010
Replies: 12
Views: 2,284
Posted By scottwallick
Thanks for sharing

Thanks for sharing. Looks like you had a nice time in Nepal—and stayed at the Hilton by the looks of the interiors. I especially liked the shot of the bar. Excellent. :)

Also, Nepal doesn't share a...
Forum: Off Topic 10-22-2010
Replies: 7
Views: 645
Posted By scottwallick
A DIY solution (private indeed)

I'll share what I have set up for myself.

At home in New York, I have a Synology (http://www.synology.com/) DS209 (http://www.synology.com/us/products/DS209/index.php) running a 2 TB RAID 1. Each of...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 10-08-2010
Replies: 11
Views: 1,785
Posted By scottwallick
'Your beautiful pictures are stupid' and other iPhone photography writings

I'm sharing two interesting articles examining iPhone photography and—dare I use this phrase here—digital photography and/or common post-processing techniques in photography.

First, Eric Spiegelman...
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 10-08-2010
Replies: 15
Views: 2,323
Posted By scottwallick
That's what I would do, Joe. And then try...

That's what I would do, Joe. And then try restoring default settings once again afterwards. An odd problem.

And if that doesn't work, I'd suggest calling Epson and reminding them it's your birthday....
Forum: RFF Polls 10-08-2010
Replies: 23
Views: 2,182
Posted By scottwallick
B&W 35mm film, yes, probably. Although 'hobbyist'...

B&W 35mm film, yes, probably. Although 'hobbyist' and 'pro' are loose definitions (to put it kindly). B&W 120, 220, large format, no, required by the pros.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 10-05-2010
Replies: 7
Views: 2,060
Posted By scottwallick
Is the Leica 'Academie' program different than...

Is the Leica 'Academie' program different than the 'Roadshow' program? I attended the latter in NYC some months back and enjoyed being able to handle a wide selection of lenses. A couple speaks, a...
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 10-03-2010
Replies: 18
Views: 3,613
Posted By scottwallick
Never hurts to ask

Stephen, just send one my way and I'll write a nice long English review for ya. ;)
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 09-30-2010
Replies: 0
Views: 1,730
Posted By scottwallick
It appears to be in the seller's living room....

It appears to be in the seller's living room.

Awesome living room. ;)
Forum: Hardware / Computers / Drives / etc 08-20-2010
Replies: 10
Views: 2,502
Posted By scottwallick
The Huey Pantone and Huey Pro both are both Mac...

The Huey Pantone and Huey Pro both are both Mac compatible. I know the Huey Pantone works with both Intel and PowerPC platforms. Can't say for sure about the Huey Pro.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-19-2010
Replies: 34
Views: 7,468
Posted By scottwallick
Yes, indeed. I believe it's a Tessar...

Yes, indeed. I believe it's a Tessar (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tessar) design; I may be wrong.

http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4007/4333461253_daab44c165.jpg...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-19-2010
Replies: 34
Views: 7,468
Posted By scottwallick
A note

What I really enjoy most about using this lens is its very short focus throw. It's quite fast to use. Plus, in handling, the aperture ring is just right, too.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-19-2010
Replies: 34
Views: 7,468
Posted By scottwallick
Love the Elmar

Like this lens, too. It's about the best Leica deal I've found.

I have plenty: scottwallick's photos with Elmar-M 50/2.8 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/scottwallick/tags/elmarm50mmf28)

For the...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-16-2010
Replies: 18
Views: 1,364
Posted By scottwallick
I bought the most recent Elmar-M, six-bit coded,...

I bought the most recent Elmar-M, six-bit coded, off eBay, in new condition still in the box, warranty card, etc., with a late serial number (by my estimate, towards the final batch). Cost $750....
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 08-11-2010
Replies: 16
Views: 1,550
Posted By scottwallick
I am amused by the concept of 'man-eating...

I am amused by the concept of 'man-eating tigers'. A tiger with opportunity in proximity to a man will be a so-called 'man-eating tiger'.

As humans encroach on animals habitats, this is going to...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-10-2010
Replies: 56
Views: 3,013
Posted By scottwallick
None related to camera gear. I've bought stuff,...

None related to camera gear. I've bought stuff, I've sold stuff, and yet still I have more than I can use concurrently at any given moment.
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 08-10-2010
Replies: 35
Views: 9,813
Posted By scottwallick
Tough, maybe. But definitely not impossible....

Tough, maybe. But definitely not impossible. ;)

http://farm2.static.flickr.com/1215/4594022225_2f47c775fe_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/scottwallick/4594022225/)
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 08-10-2010
Replies: 17
Views: 3,499
Posted By scottwallick
This is true, unless you plan to change the...

This is true, unless you plan to change the coding (e.g., you start using the adapter with a different lens, you decide that coding the lens as X is better than Y). That's why I went ahead and...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 08-10-2010
Replies: 17
Views: 3,499
Posted By scottwallick
I did use the Match Technical kit for...

I did use the Match Technical kit for self-coding, but got tired of coding, re-coding, and cleaning up the black smudges left by the marker on the mount.

So I used a Dremel, made the recesses, and...
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 08-08-2010
Replies: 223
Views: 40,891
Posted By scottwallick
Love my GF1. Had an E-P1 too, though I let that...

Love my GF1. Had an E-P1 too, though I let that one slide. I really like the Lumix G 20mm f/1.7. I have high hopes for the upcoming Lumix G 14mm f/2.5. Should be fun. Plus, I'm considering (one day)...
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 08-06-2010
Replies: 1
Views: 1,244
Posted By scottwallick
Return of the blue Zeiss Ikon

If I remember correctly, such a camera once belonged to another RFF'er.

http://3.bp.blogspot.com/_sYNykXXIo8E/TFblHDUG5ZI/AAAAAAAAAvA/FfUE3TCQW04/s1600/blue1.jpg

The people at KEH have come into...
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 08-06-2010
Replies: 13
Views: 2,371
Posted By scottwallick
It usually takes me a few days before I can sit...

It usually takes me a few days before I can sit down with a fully charged battery and the ten minutes or so needed to update the firmware. So yes, first chance I have, I update the firmware. But the...
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 08-05-2010
Replies: 5
Views: 861
Posted By scottwallick
I shot some frames of a white whale with the C...

I shot some frames of a white whale with the C Biogon 2,8/35. I bought the images in to Lightroom, had a look, and then made my decision (I didn't keep the images).

I tried the following codes:

*...
Forum: Sony E Lenses / Adapted Lenses / Adapters / Images 08-05-2010
Replies: 2
Views: 1,951
Posted By scottwallick
Wow, the NEX with those lenses looks...

Wow, the NEX with those lenses looks awesome/hilarious. ;)
Forum: Help / Feedback forum 08-04-2010
Replies: 2,231
Sticky: User Feedback
Views: 250,181
Posted By scottwallick
User: RFluhver...

User: RFluhver (http://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/member.php?u=31244)

Nice enough to pick me up a grip (http://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=92570) for my GF1 simply because...
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 08-04-2010
Replies: 16
Views: 10,796
Posted By scottwallick
Grip received. And it's great.

Just received the grip that fellow RFF'er RFluhver was kind enough to pick and mail to me. Much appreciated.

I took a few quite pics tonight (which are dark, because it was late), if interested....
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 08-04-2010
Replies: 116
Views: 34,608
Posted By scottwallick
Brilliant. Keep 'em coming everyone else.

Brilliant.

Keep 'em coming everyone else.
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 08-04-2010
Replies: 116
Views: 34,608
Posted By scottwallick
Nokton 50mm f/1.5 ASPH: Both Leica Mt & Nikon S: Show us your photos

After doing a little searching, I didn't see a dedicated thread for photos taken with the Voigtlander Nokton 50mm 1.5 ASPH. Regardless, here's one.

I bought this lens a little more than a week...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 08-03-2010
Replies: 32
Views: 4,134
Posted By scottwallick
I really enjoyed this series. Keep at it.

I really enjoyed this series. Keep at it.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-02-2010
Replies: 35
Views: 2,535
Posted By scottwallick
Grand Central...

Grand Central Terminal.
http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4068/4633414358_f680b6f12f_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/scottwallick/4633414358/lightbox/)
Forum: Optics Theory - 07-31-2010
Replies: 31
Views: 4,629
Posted By scottwallick
I think 'ghosting' is one example of the effect...

I think 'ghosting' is one example of the effect of an always-on UV filter, though I have only seen when a lens (yes, a Leica lens) also shows flare. Not a show-stopper for me, though.
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-31-2010
Replies: 122
Views: 9,340
Posted By scottwallick
A Nokton 50/1.5 ASPH. So far, so good.

A Nokton 50/1.5 ASPH. So far, so good.
Forum: Optics Theory - 07-30-2010
Replies: 31
Views: 4,629
Posted By scottwallick
Question The great filter poll of 2010: UV/NC with vs. without

Vote your conscience, or at least the one that is in neighborhood of your stance on this topic. Do you put a UV filter on every lens? Never? Rarely? I'm interested in seeing an updated...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-28-2010
Replies: 96
Views: 5,112
Posted By scottwallick
While on the subject of prescriptive English...

While on the subject of prescriptive English grammar, I invite everyone to take a stroll through Erwin Puts' site.
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-28-2010
Replies: 96
Views: 5,112
Posted By scottwallick
Film can be a countable or uncountable noun, at...

Film can be a countable or uncountable noun, at least in the realm of US English.

Ref. http://rwc.hunter.cuny.edu/reading-writing/on-line/countable.html

Apologies to the OT.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-28-2010
Replies: 481
Views: 76,158
Posted By scottwallick
Cuts both ways, I suppose.

One.
http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4015/4445015264_8b80793d12_z.jpg...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-27-2010
Replies: 5
Views: 1,158
Posted By scottwallick
Oops, slight...

Oops, slight duplication.

http://rangefinderforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=92941
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-27-2010
Replies: 33
Views: 3,068
Posted By scottwallick
Another one for the Nokton 35/1.2 ASPH. And...

Another one for the Nokton 35/1.2 ASPH.

And definitely the Zeiss C Biogon 2,8/35.

Two 35s, one massive and fast, one tiny and slow. Both excellent for different reasons.
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-27-2010
Replies: 4
Views: 1,167
Posted By scottwallick
I found this bit very interesting: Digital...

I found this bit very interesting:



Digital camera as household appliance. And then later he says film will become a 'luxury' item. Feeding the fire, I suppose. ;)
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 07-27-2010
Replies: 16
Views: 10,796
Posted By scottwallick
Many thanks. I'll send ya a PM. :)

Many thanks. I'll send ya a PM. :)
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-26-2010
Replies: 4
Views: 1,167
Posted By scottwallick
Interview with Takahashi-san of Leica Ginza on JE

Japan Exposures has published an interview with Shiyo Takahashi of the Leica Ginza shop in Tokyo.

Give it a read:

Interview with Shiyo Takahashi, Leica Ginza Shop...
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 07-26-2010
Replies: 16
Views: 10,796
Posted By scottwallick
Beyond paying for the grip and regular EMS...

Beyond paying for the grip and regular EMS airmail, I would be happy to offer to pay a 'service fee'. ;) Whatever you think is fair for your time and trouble.

I'm confirming with the other fellow...
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 07-26-2010
Replies: 16
Views: 10,796
Posted By scottwallick
Hmm. I've tried contacting the retailers...

Hmm. I've tried contacting the retailers mentioned, but because I don't speak Japanese (perhaps) I haven't received any response yet.

There wouldn't be a fellow RFF'er there in Toyko who could pick...
Forum: RFF Polls 07-26-2010
Replies: 261
Views: 31,200
Posted By scottwallick
Mine is a five-year-old Lumix FX-01...

Mine is a five-year-old Lumix FX-01 (http://www.dpreview.com/reviews/panasonicfx01/), a small point and shoot. I have owned the camera for five years, but I see from DP Review that it came out in...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-26-2010
Replies: 37
Views: 3,442
Posted By scottwallick
Well said

Excellent advice. I wholly agree with this one.
Forum: Tom Abrahamsson of RapidWinder.com 07-24-2010
Replies: 42
Views: 8,501
Posted By scottwallick
Long-lost RFF softie pic

I only got around to uploading my RFF softie shot. Enjoy.

http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4099/4824509479_700265669f_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/scottwallick/4824509479/lightbox/)
Forum: RFF Polls 07-22-2010
Replies: 308
Views: 32,643
Posted By scottwallick
How many do I own? Three. * Elmar-M 50/2.8...

How many do I own? Three.

* Elmar-M 50/2.8 collapsible (last version)
* Nokton 50/1.5 ASPH. (LTM)
* Summilux-M 50/1.4 ASPH.

I only posses two of these, though I've paid in full for the Summilux....
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 07-20-2010
Replies: 53
Views: 7,894
Posted By scottwallick
I agree that there is/was something amiss with...

I agree that there is/was something amiss with the paint used for (some) of the M9s. Maybe folks remember that the engraving paint in my M9 just flaked off within six days of receiving my M9. I had...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-20-2010
Replies: 82
Views: 9,601
Posted By scottwallick
My first thought is of the Diana/Holga 120. On...

My first thought is of the Diana/Holga 120.

On second thought, I come up with a list of cameras that might not be 'cult', but were commercially unsuccessful (whatever that means) but have a strong...
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 07-19-2010
Replies: 23
Views: 9,970
Posted By scottwallick
I have both of these lenses, and they are both...

I have both of these lenses, and they are both fantastic.

I prefer the focusing tab and build of the Summarit-M 35/2.5 to the C Biogon 2,8/35. Both lenses are well put together.

Both are better...
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 07-19-2010
Replies: 16
Views: 10,796
Posted By scottwallick
Thanks for the tip, sir. Going to (try to) buy me...

Thanks for the tip, sir. Going to (try to) buy me one of those. :)
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 07-18-2010
Replies: 16
Views: 10,796
Posted By scottwallick
Also interested in a grip for the GF1, I...

Also interested in a grip for the GF1, I contacted Richard Franiec who said that this isn't his, he does't make a grip for the GF1.

Any other tips?
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 07-16-2010
Replies: 6
Views: 1,129
Posted By scottwallick
I've taken a few classes at ICP (International...

I've taken a few classes at ICP (International Center of Photography) here in NYC, the continuing ed classes, and really enjoyed them. I found that I really grew a lot and also started to appreciate...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-16-2010
Replies: 2
Views: 721
Posted By scottwallick
I can show off mine Sunday if you like—you're...

I can show off mine Sunday if you like—you're going to make it to the meetup, right? ;)

Just got it a few days back. Haven't had a chance to 'adjust' its mechanism, but I'm sure after a roll or two...
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 07-16-2010
Replies: 4
Views: 1,393
Posted By scottwallick
Excellent. When I was a Peace Corps volunteer (in...

Excellent. When I was a Peace Corps volunteer (in Nepal, 2002-2004), there was this one fellow, Andre, a naturalized US citizen originally from Russia, who created a body of work over those two years...
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 07-16-2010
Replies: 35
Views: 4,966
Posted By scottwallick
Personally, I like the chrome ZM lenses. I agree...

Personally, I like the chrome ZM lenses. I agree that there isn't any functional difference, no weight difference based on finish, etc. The silver Ikon with silver lenses looks quite striking.
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 07-15-2010
Replies: 1
Views: 1,033
Posted By scottwallick
Every picture tells a story: Docu from BBC World Service

Apologies if this has already been posted, but I had a look, couldn't find it, so thought best to share it.

The BBC World Service put out a documentary back in May (of 2010) called Every Picture...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-14-2010
Replies: 53
Views: 9,447
Posted By scottwallick
I guess I am the sole representative for the...

I guess I am the sole representative for the Summarit 35.

Come on, no one else has some Summarit 35 shots to share?
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-14-2010
Replies: 2
Views: 1,081
Posted By scottwallick
I have tried the sling from Leica Goodies. It's...

I have tried the sling from Leica Goodies. It's pretty basic. A generic clip along with a cut and sewn length of a climbing strap. It's comfortable, but the strap provided (for me) was too long, and...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 07-14-2010
Replies: 11
Views: 7,001
Posted By scottwallick
I haven't experienced any of the 'red edge'...

I haven't experienced any of the 'red edge' issues using the Nokton 35/1.2 ASPH. on the M9. See photos (http://www.flickr.com/photos/scottwallick/tags/voigtlandernokton35mmf12asph/).

I use the code...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-12-2010
Replies: 53
Views: 9,447
Posted By scottwallick
I'll add some more taken with film. These are...

I'll add some more taken with film.

These are from a recent trip to Kathmandu using a Zeiss Ikon and the Summarit 35 on Fujicolor Reala 100 and Pro 400H.

Here those are: scottwallick's Summarit 35...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-12-2010
Replies: 53
Views: 9,447
Posted By scottwallick
Well, I have heaps of photos with the Summarit-M...

Well, I have heaps of photos with the Summarit-M 35mm. I really love this lens. Small, looks great, built well, and makes great images.

Here's they are: scottwallick's Summarit 35mm f/2.5 photos...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 07-12-2010
Replies: 281
Views: 21,828
Posted By scottwallick
No, I don't want image stabilization. If the...

No, I don't want image stabilization. If the camera has it, at least let me be able to turn it off.
Forum: RFF News 07-11-2010
Replies: 47
Views: 8,192
Posted By scottwallick
Looking forward to the update. :)

Looking forward to the update. :)
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 07-11-2010
Replies: 56
Views: 6,060
Posted By scottwallick
Thanks to everyone who contributed. I still...

Thanks to everyone who contributed. I still haven't made up my mind, so I may just forget about it for the time being. I'm selling an otherwise unused Elmar 24mm in the classifieds, thinking that I...
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 07-09-2010
Replies: 56
Views: 6,060
Posted By scottwallick
Is six-year-old digital camera, the R-D1, worth considering?

Have an opportunity to pick up a Epson overhauled R-D1s in like new condition, and, to my surprise tonight, I told the fellow I would consider it.

I consider its digital specs and I think, nah, but...
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 07-09-2010
Replies: 25
Views: 4,676
Posted By scottwallick
Just replaced my much-missed C Biogon 35/2,8 from...

Just replaced my much-missed C Biogon 35/2,8 from Popflash, with a nice discount no less. ;)

I might have to shelve the M9 for a while and have some fun with Tri-X and the Ikon once this lens...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-17-2010
Replies: 9
Views: 1,132
Posted By scottwallick
And let me add my +1 for both Tony and Alex (a...

And let me add my +1 for both Tony and Alex (a +2?) at Popflash.

I've received nothing but top-notch service from them. I've sent in both my Zeiss Ikon and M9 for warranty work and been very pleased...
Forum: Off Topic 06-12-2010
Replies: 959
Views: 19,892
Posted By scottwallick
Oh, soccer. Fast kicking, low scoring, and ties!...

Oh, soccer.

Fast kicking, low scoring, and ties! (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NK-gUXl7usc)
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 06-11-2010
Replies: 31
Views: 5,002
Posted By scottwallick
Follow-up with news of an M9 firmware update

You asked for it.

The session was good, enjoyable. Jim Wagner of Leica NJ was there, as was Stefan Daniel. I got the impression that most of the folks there were new to Leica or at least digital...
Forum: Photo Software 06-10-2010
Replies: 20
Views: 2,822
Posted By scottwallick
I asked Leica via Twitter about a possible switch...

I asked Leica via Twitter about a possible switch to LR 3 licenses, and they responded with the following (http://twitter.com/leica_camera/status/15842413590):



So it sounds like Leica will begin...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-09-2010
Replies: 46
Views: 4,972
Posted By scottwallick
Got a 3 on a calibrated Dell LCD. Fun, but my...

Got a 3 on a calibrated Dell LCD. Fun, but my eyes are watering.
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 06-07-2010
Replies: 50
Views: 4,291
Posted By scottwallick
Thanks for the mentions and the kind words. I...

Thanks for the mentions and the kind words.

I thoroughly enjoyed this shot from Jodorowsky:

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/24250/U24250I1275742672.SEQ.0.jpg...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-07-2010
Replies: 25
Views: 2,896
Posted By scottwallick
Well, Apple and Leica have other things...

Well, Apple and Leica have other things (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Conspicuous_consumption) in common too.

I'm pretty sure everyone tuning in to the keynote is going to fall ill...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 06-06-2010
Replies: 31
Views: 5,002
Posted By scottwallick
I'm planning on attending, so I'll do what I can.

I'm planning on attending, so I'll do what I can.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-05-2010
Replies: 38
Views: 4,010
Posted By scottwallick
Just for fun: Favorite M lenses and why

Instead of another apples and oranges comparisons or a singular extolling of this or that lens, thought it might be fun to have a running of list of your favorite lenses.

Let's say, list your two or...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-04-2010
Replies: 90
Views: 6,861
Posted By scottwallick
I'll second a GF1. My wife uses hers (was mine, I...

I'll second a GF1. My wife uses hers (was mine, I guess) with the 40/1.7 all the time. I also had an E-P1 with the 35/2.8, but she didn't take to it much.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 06-01-2010
Replies: 31
Views: 5,002
Posted By scottwallick
Yep, indeed. Here are some basic details about...

Yep, indeed. Here are some basic details about that event that Leica posted on its Facebook fan page:

http://www.facebook.com/LeicaCamera#!/event.php?eid=126259740732135
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 05-28-2010
Replies: 31
Views: 5,002
Posted By scottwallick
I think you're on to something! A poke in the...

I think you're on to something! A poke in the ribs that they would do this a few weeks after the for-pay Leica Roadshow.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 05-28-2010
Replies: 31
Views: 5,002
Posted By scottwallick
Fully booked in 42 minutes? Makes one think that...

Fully booked in 42 minutes? Makes one think that folks are interested in the M9 outside of this forum. ;)
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 05-28-2010
Replies: 31
Views: 5,002
Posted By scottwallick
Free 'street' workshop w/ M9s in NYC with Peter Turnley

I just saw a free event at B&H on Thurs, June 10, 2010, from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. titled "Hands-on Leica Street Photography Workshop with M9 Cameras and special Guest Lecturer Peter Turnley"....
Forum: RFF Polls 05-28-2010
Replies: 31
Views: 4,980
Posted By scottwallick
I had the Ultron 28/2, Nokton Classic 35/1.4, and...

I had the Ultron 28/2, Nokton Classic 35/1.4, and the Nokton Classic 40/1.4. I sold all three of those (to other RFF'ers).

Now I have the Nokton 35/1.2 ASPH., which is in another league compared to...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 05-27-2010
Replies: 25
Views: 5,404
Posted By scottwallick
Another OEM and non-OEM battery user with the M9....

Another OEM and non-OEM battery user with the M9. I have two Leica batteries, two Pearstone BM-8 (http://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/product/539019-REG/Pearstone_BM_8_BM_8_Lithium_Ion_Battery_Pack.html)....
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 05-27-2010
Replies: 17
Views: 6,631
Posted By scottwallick
I have the Exchange Messenger. It is a small bag,...

I have the Exchange Messenger. It is a small bag, very (very) light, little padding, mostly formless, and quite basic. The Think Tank bags are sturdier, well padded, and holds its shape.

For a small...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 05-25-2010
Replies: 52
Views: 4,778
Posted By scottwallick
Lots of good stuff here this week. Thanks for the...

Lots of good stuff here this week. Thanks for the mentions. I will be better about going through the member galleries myself. ;)
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-17-2010
Replies: 36
Views: 6,508
Posted By scottwallick
Short answer: Nothing

For some, the best lenses are the most expensive lenses. Otherwise, how do we know they're the best?
Forum: Off Topic 05-17-2010
Replies: 26
Views: 1,515
Posted By scottwallick
Even when in public, perhaps those people are...

Even when in public, perhaps those people are assuming some type of privacy or perhaps an anonymity in certain contexts. Having someone take their photo conflicts with that presumption. Of course, we...
Forum: Travel 05-10-2010
Replies: 22
Views: 1,720
Posted By scottwallick
The Bronx Zoo is really world-class (as far as...

The Bronx Zoo is really world-class (as far as zoos go). Very kid friendly, big, excellent.

Eat all your meals at Papaya Dog. ;)
Forum: Digital M Reported Problems - all Models 05-10-2010
Replies: 90
Views: 14,997
Posted By scottwallick
I was offered a loaner, actually. I should have...

I was offered a loaner, actually. I should have mentioned that. But because my two most used M lenses were off for repairs with the M9, I passed.

I used it as an excuse to pick up a GF1 to enjoy,...
Forum: Digital M Reported Problems - all Models 05-10-2010
Replies: 90
Views: 14,997
Posted By scottwallick
Well, I probably lost some days in both...

Well, I probably lost some days in both directions by sending it in through my dealer instead of direct to Solms. Maybe by sending in two lenses in the same lot added some time. And there was a delay...
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 05-10-2010
Replies: 19
Views: 3,546
Posted By scottwallick
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3432/4594009239_f8f...

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3432/4594009239_f8fb9f3502.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/scottwallick/4594009239/in/set-72157623904584853/)

This one was on the southeast corner of 37th Ave and...
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 05-10-2010
Replies: 19
Views: 3,546
Posted By scottwallick
Thanks. They were pleased. In the end, what they...

Thanks. They were pleased. In the end, what they wanted were straight-forward environmental portraits, not (just) candids.

For better or worse, here are a few choice...
Forum: Digital M Reported Problems - all Models 05-10-2010
Replies: 90
Views: 14,997
Posted By scottwallick
Five months later, here's the update. In...

Five months later, here's the update.

In February, I decided to send in my M9 because I had two lenses that needed adjusting (one wasn't focusing to infinity) too, so I sent them in all together....
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 05-09-2010
Replies: 19
Views: 3,546
Posted By scottwallick
After the advice, the results.

In conclusion, I combined the advice I received. I had my friends, the couple, meet me at a bar in Hell's Kitchen. We had a few drinks, then took a walk around the area from 9th Ave by the Lincoln...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 05-05-2010
Replies: 15
Views: 3,277
Posted By scottwallick
Update (and a bump)

Just received the following note from Leica regarding the upcoming Roadshow in New York on Saturday, May 8.



I'll be there. Anyone else going?
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 05-04-2010
Replies: 3
Views: 1,179
Posted By scottwallick
Pearstone BM 8 fits the bill

I have one Pearstone BM 8 (http://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/product/539019-REG/Pearstone_BM_8_BM_8_Lithium_Ion_Battery_Pack.html) battery that I use with my Leica M9. No complaints. As good as the Leica...
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 05-03-2010
Replies: 14
Views: 2,550
Posted By scottwallick
I can't speak for the Zeiss Ikon body, but the...

I can't speak for the Zeiss Ikon body, but the silver lens will/have been discontinued.

I was told by a reliable source who asked not to be named as there hasn't been an official notice yet.

But...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 05-01-2010
Replies: 25
Views: 3,679
Posted By scottwallick
Yeah, it's definitely not an every day bag. But...

Yeah, it's definitely not an every day bag. But like earlier tonight, I had to shoot some engagement photos, and it worked very well. Its opening makes it easy to work out of, it's very comfortable,...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 05-01-2010
Replies: 25
Views: 3,679
Posted By scottwallick
Ah, yes. That would definitely work. I was...

Ah, yes. That would definitely work. I was wondering what this might be used for. Thanks for sharing this.
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 05-01-2010
Replies: 25
Views: 3,679
Posted By scottwallick
Thumbs up Hey, a new bag. The 'She-in' cowhide bag for Leica

As promised (http://rangefinderforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=88559#3), I picked up a new bag a that I stumbled on while browsing the auction site. Before I bought it, I couldn't find any reviews...
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 04-20-2010
Replies: 1
Views: 1,341
Posted By scottwallick
HU: RD1 for sale in NYC (CL)

No affiliation, just a heads up.

http://newyork.craigslist.org/mnh/pho/1701544386.html

I did see an R-D1 for sale on Popflash about a month ago, so that checks out.
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-18-2010
Replies: 16
Views: 1,723
Posted By scottwallick
Iceland volcano = Delayed return of serviced M9...

Iceland volcano = Delayed return of serviced M9 from Solms.

And nice photos too, I suppose.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-16-2010
Replies: 16
Views: 1,260
Posted By scottwallick
I also just flagged this item. Someone please...

I also just flagged this item.

Someone please bid one million dollars before it's taken down.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-12-2010
Replies: 70
Views: 2,335
Posted By scottwallick
I have a work BlackBerry and a personal...

I have a work BlackBerry and a personal BlackBerry. The wife has a BlackBerry. BlackBerry.
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 04-12-2010
Replies: 8
Views: 1,277
Posted By scottwallick
Muhahaha. I'll give you the dimensions: 14" L x...

Muhahaha. I'll give you the dimensions: 14" L x 7.5" W x 10" T. It's not a tiny bag, but it's not big either.

I'm waiting to hear back from the guy I bought it from to see if more are available....
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