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Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 07-07-2019
Replies: 70
Views: 2,423
Posted By pagpow
I had blackberries for years. Moved to iPhone for...

I had blackberries for years. Moved to iPhone for apps. Discovered that email management was MUCH better on blackberries -- you could eliminate something from your phone and not from your laptop and...
Forum: Xpan & Other Panoramics 07-02-2019
Replies: 1,951
Views: 389,834
Posted By pagpow
Excellent digital transformation.:cool:;) Giorgio

Excellent digital transformation.:cool:;)

Giorgio
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 06-02-2019
Replies: 18
Views: 959
Posted By pagpow
jwc, Are you sure that the markings on the 135...

jwc,

Are you sure that the markings on the 135 finder are aperture markings? The Leica 135 finder SHOOC has distance scales in both meters and feet to correct the view for parallax.

Enjoy your good...
Forum: Travel 05-14-2019
Replies: 46
Views: 1,516
Posted By pagpow
Raid, I obviously do not know how you travel with...

Raid,
I obviously do not know how you travel with your family and cameras. My own travel with family and cameras have convinced me that three cameras are two many, and two, or three sensor formats --...
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-11-2019
Replies: 9
Views: 506
Posted By pagpow
I'm thinking it got lost on the way to the soup.

I'm thinking it got lost on the way to the soup.
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 04-02-2019
Replies: 271
Views: 25,679
Posted By pagpow
Hail and farewell, Roger and many thanks for your...

Hail and farewell, Roger and many thanks for your contributions.
Giorgio
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 01-19-2019
Replies: 11
Views: 942
Posted By pagpow
Something like this,...

Something like this, Jonathan?
https://leicastoremiami.com/products/e-clypse-85x-viewfinder-magnifier-34mm?variant=345676233
Giorgio
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-03-2018
Replies: 46
Views: 1,643
Posted By pagpow
The Union of House Bricks wishes to lodge a...

The Union of House Bricks wishes to lodge a complaint and remind everyone that without house bricks, many houses would not exist.
Forum: RFF Polls 09-19-2018
Replies: 144
Views: 24,291
Posted By pagpow
I was interested to see how few people mentioned...

I was interested to see how few people mentioned ROR (Residual Oil Remover). Is that because it is relatively unknown, other people are careful never to get oils on their lenses, or people know...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 08-26-2018
Replies: 24
Views: 1,584
Posted By pagpow
Thanks for the clarification, Peter; I was aware...

Thanks for the clarification, Peter; I was aware of the haze problem with the LTM lenses, especially some of the last all-black models, so the mention of it that seemed to focus early FD ones struck...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 08-24-2018
Replies: 24
Views: 1,584
Posted By pagpow
Peter, By early Canon, do you mean the Canon FD...

Peter,

By early Canon, do you mean the Canon FD Breech Lock mount they started the FD line with? or just early runs in that mount? or...

And do others, with FD BL mounts not originating used from...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 08-22-2018
Replies: 24
Views: 1,584
Posted By pagpow
Thanks, Jim.

Thanks, Jim.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 08-22-2018
Replies: 24
Views: 1,584
Posted By pagpow
Are we talking strict FD (the breech lock mount),...

Are we talking strict FD (the breech lock mount), or also including FDn lenses? More specifically are the FD and FDn 85/1.8 the same optical formula?
Forum: Canon Rangefinders - Peter Dechert and Peter Kitchingman 08-13-2018
Replies: 19
Views: 2,801
Posted By pagpow
Mark, all the words in the world cannot...

Mark, all the words in the world cannot adequately describe the difference or, more important, it's importance to you, so I agree with Jonathan. See if you can try one and see for yourself.

That...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 08-07-2018
Replies: 3
Views: 720
Posted By pagpow
Thanks, ptpdprinter. No, I tried his older one....

Thanks, ptpdprinter. No, I tried his older one. I'll try this one.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 08-07-2018
Replies: 3
Views: 720
Posted By pagpow
John Hermanson contact or substitute

Tried contacting John (zuiko.com) at the address on his website and mail bounced back.

Is he out of business? Is there someone else working on OMs?

Looking to have prism foam...
Forum: Canon Rangefinders - Peter Dechert and Peter Kitchingman 08-05-2018
Replies: 19
Views: 2,801
Posted By pagpow
Funny you should ask that this week. I have been...

Funny you should ask that this week. I have been doing a clean up of my room and checking out my rangefinders. Have Ms, Canon P and Canon 7. The focusing with the Ms is hugely better because of their...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 08-05-2018
Replies: 8
Views: 1,147
Posted By pagpow
Don't remember whether it was here at RFF, but I...

Don't remember whether it was here at RFF, but I once saw a Canon 7 repainted black with the meter cell taken out and replaced with... who knows. Looked nice.
Forum: Travel 08-05-2018
Replies: 33
Views: 1,096
Posted By pagpow
Inquiring minds want to know, Raid, did you step...

Inquiring minds want to know, Raid, did you step on the bull, putting your heel on it and rotating, in the Galleria? Giorgio
Forum: Xpan & Other Panoramics 08-02-2018
Replies: 5
Views: 319
Posted By pagpow
Hi Chris, no chance I will take it apart; just...

Hi Chris, no chance I will take it apart; just curious about the connection to the housing. I don't see it. I've now measured the slant of the lens seat and it is 9 -10 degrees from true. Must have...
Forum: Xpan & Other Panoramics 08-02-2018
Replies: 5
Views: 319
Posted By pagpow
Thank you both. Anybody else with knowledge of...

Thank you both. Anybody else with knowledge of how the lens mount is attached to the projector body? the inside is smooth except for a little nubbin used to engage the focusing channel.
Forum: Xpan & Other Panoramics 08-02-2018
Replies: 5
Views: 319
Posted By pagpow
ProCabin 67Z help, please

Moderators,
Feel free to move this. Not clear whether it goes here, in geared, in discussion, in accessories.

Gents,
Received a ProCabin 67Z from the site. It came packed incorrectly and I'm trying...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 07-27-2018
Replies: 231
Views: 63,012
Posted By pagpow
Tell us what leads you to that preference,...

Tell us what leads you to that preference, Steve.

Giorgio
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 07-27-2018
Replies: 126
Views: 6,203
Posted By pagpow
Both conclusions correct. That's what makes this...

Both conclusions correct. That's what makes this site so useful, no? Direct answers PLUS answers outside the box.
Forum: Chris Crawford 07-26-2018
Replies: 129
Views: 7,603
Posted By pagpow
Great story, Chris. Thanks for sharing and...

Great story, Chris. Thanks for sharing and continuing good fortune.

Giorgio
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 07-22-2018
Replies: 118
Views: 6,321
Posted By pagpow
See #38 in this thread

See #38 in this thread
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 07-18-2018
Replies: 118
Views: 6,321
Posted By pagpow
Got a Lentar 250mm 5.6 mirror with a large amount...

Got a Lentar 250mm 5.6 mirror with a large amount of fall-off and not sure it has high resolving power, but transparencies of flowers taken with it have them standing out beautifully. Sure it does...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 07-17-2018
Replies: 126
Views: 6,203
Posted By pagpow
+1. That's exactly how the salesman sold it to...

+1. That's exactly how the salesman sold it to me. Batteries easily dealt with by using a CRIS adapter. Or get F1N -- different batteries.

Tolerance to sand is another matter. FTb might have fewer...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-15-2018
Replies: 57
Views: 5,075
Posted By pagpow
Which of their finishes is that, DD? Giorgio

Which of their finishes is that, DD?

Giorgio
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 06-28-2018
Replies: 16
Views: 749
Posted By pagpow
Is it strong astigmatism? Because I too have some...

Is it strong astigmatism? Because I too have some astigmatism but have never had it interfere with the usefulness of standard (ie not corrected for astigmatism) eyepiece diopters. Have you tried...
Forum: Optics Theory - 06-22-2018
Replies: 161
Views: 11,522
Posted By pagpow
+1 +1 +1 Whenever these conversations pop up, it...

+1 +1 +1

Whenever these conversations pop up, it soon becomes clear that different folks mean different things by "Pop", or 3-D, or plasticity, or roundedness. This is usually clearest when someone...
Forum: Optics Theory - 06-17-2018
Replies: 161
Views: 11,522
Posted By pagpow
Thanks, Nick for posting this. We have had...

Thanks, Nick for posting this. We have had numerous threads on 3D, pop, dimensionality, etc and, IMO, they not only devolve in arguments between those who say 3D is impossible in a 2D photograph,...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 06-07-2018
Replies: 12
Views: 946
Posted By pagpow
Thanks, Dante. I had come to that conclusion...

Thanks, Dante. I had come to that conclusion myself after posting. Can only attribute my slowness to a large lunch or an inherited defect.
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 06-07-2018
Replies: 12
Views: 946
Posted By pagpow
Dante, I'm confused here. I've checked the...

Dante,
I'm confused here. I've checked the listing and they talk about a 45mm lens doing just fine. Are we talking Fuji 690, for which I am unaware of a 45mm lens option. Further, they show two...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-31-2018
Replies: 4
Views: 597
Posted By pagpow
I thought photographers were not born; they were...

I thought photographers were not born; they were developed.

Hold the tomatoes, please.
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-23-2018
Replies: 38
Views: 870
Posted By pagpow
I, too, grew up with the Canon FTb and F1 with...

I, too, grew up with the Canon FTb and F1 with very well defined metering areas. Despite all the concern about the required precise exposure for slides, I simply uprated the slide film about a third...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 03-21-2018
Replies: 20
Views: 1,326
Posted By pagpow
Peter Kitchingham's book, Canon Lenses, indicates...

Peter Kitchingham's book, Canon Lenses, indicates it is a Type 1, manufactured between 6/56 and 12/59, by serial number later in that period, Pavel.

Enjoy it.
Giorgio
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 03-09-2018
Replies: 12
Views: 3,654
Posted By pagpow
Years ago, Pop Photo or Modern Photo (can't...

Years ago, Pop Photo or Modern Photo (can't remember which), ran a cover story with a photo including a speck in the sky. On enlargement, the speck was shown to be an airliner, clearly delineated....
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 03-02-2018
Replies: 146
Views: 14,967
Posted By pagpow
Striking captures giganova. The way the eyes pop...

Striking captures giganova. The way the eyes pop out of the otherwise low key portrait ( number 3) is marvelous.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 02-16-2018
Replies: 67
Views: 2,580
Posted By pagpow
Whoa!! did I miss the memo? This is the first...

Whoa!! did I miss the memo? This is the first time I've read about needing to reshim Canon for Leica.

Can you say more? Thanks.

Giorgio
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 02-07-2018
Replies: 65
Views: 3,651
Posted By pagpow
got it back yesterday, sent it in 08/03/17 -- so...

got it back yesterday, sent it in 08/03/17 -- so 6 mos
Forum: Optics Theory - 01-26-2018
Replies: 75
Views: 38,307
Posted By pagpow
Thanks, splitimageview. So it's essentially...

Thanks, splitimageview. So it's essentially binary -- go if less than 100%, no go if more than 100%? discounting the conversation upthread, of course.
Forum: Optics Theory - 01-26-2018
Replies: 75
Views: 38,307
Posted By pagpow
Thanks, splitimageview. That I understood. What...

Thanks, splitimageview. That I understood.

What I don't understand is the significance, if any, of differences under 100% -- i.e. if a lens/rf cell entry reads 60%, does that mean that it is more...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-26-2018
Replies: 26
Views: 1,291
Posted By pagpow
I've always been impressed w the discipline of...

I've always been impressed w the discipline of photographers who could provide shutter speed and aperture for particular photos in 35mm -- especially before we had exif. What I found most useful when...
Forum: Optics Theory - 01-26-2018
Replies: 75
Views: 38,307
Posted By pagpow
OK guys, very nice thank you. I get the...

OK guys, very nice thank you. I get the identification of incompatible lenses or inadequate EBLs. Dumb question... how do I read the percentage entries in the cells? percentage of what?
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-25-2018
Replies: 46
Views: 1,981
Posted By pagpow
[QUOTE=ozmoose;2785121]Ko.Fe, In 2017 I shot...

[QUOTE=ozmoose;2785121]Ko.Fe,

In 2017 I shot just over 400 rolls of film, so a little less than one every day.

Dang it, that's another advantage you lot have over us southern neighbors. How'd you...
Forum: Xpan & Other Panoramics 12-05-2017
Replies: 4
Views: 910
Posted By pagpow
The Widelux 6 did not set their focus at the...

The Widelux 6 did not set their focus at the hyper focal distance of the lens at f2.8. Handwritten notes in my Widelux 6 IB do not show the fixed focal point, but do show the range for each of the...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 12-05-2017
Replies: 70
Views: 3,495
Posted By pagpow
This would have us conclude that All the...

This would have us conclude that All the following statements are true;

If Barnack were to build a camera today, it would have the APS-C format"
If Barnack were to build a camera today, it would not...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-17-2017
Replies: 11
Views: 1,008
Posted By pagpow
Are you using the 50mm frame lines with the 40 or...

Are you using the 50mm frame lines with the 40 or the whole viewfinder?
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-01-2017
Replies: 252
Views: 22,500
Posted By pagpow
Now this is a worthy companion to the one about...

Now this is a worthy companion to the one about the treatment of your two cows under different political systems.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-28-2017
Replies: 29
Views: 2,078
Posted By pagpow
Good to know. Thanks, Raid.

Good to know. Thanks, Raid.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-19-2017
Replies: 43
Views: 5,581
Posted By pagpow
Sorry, maybe I should have said, especially about...

Sorry, maybe I should have said, especially about number 6, that it captures a very direct look by that model, that is what I meant by boldness -- hers. Hope that helps.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-13-2017
Replies: 43
Views: 5,581
Posted By pagpow
Enjoyed them all, but #3 and #6 are stunning in...

Enjoyed them all, but #3 and #6 are stunning in their boldness.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 09-13-2017
Replies: 15
Views: 1,409
Posted By pagpow
Working from memory here. Most FL lenses work...

Working from memory here. Most FL lenses work fine on FD cameras. There are some exceptions. I believe the 100mm f2 FL is one such exception on some FD cameras; can't speak to the FL 35/2.5. These...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 09-12-2017
Replies: 8
Views: 975
Posted By pagpow
It exceeds the market value of the object, not...

It exceeds the market value of the object, not necessarily its use value and therein lies the need for a decision.
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 09-11-2017
Replies: 208
Views: 76,280
Posted By pagpow
To paraphrase a former president of ours (US),...

To paraphrase a former president of ours (US), "That depends on what "not compatible'" means.

Simple (i.e. with no glass inserts) ltm/EOS adapters are mechanically possible and physically compatible...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 09-11-2017
Replies: 23
Views: 1,236
Posted By pagpow
Dante, The work-around on slow zooms when not...

Dante,

The work-around on slow zooms when not having an appropriate microprism or split image screen (i.e. one optimized for smaller apertures) was to focus with the matte screen and recompose....
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-26-2017
Replies: 65
Views: 4,465
Posted By pagpow
Petronius, unfortunately I understand just...

Petronius, unfortunately I understand just exactly how that happens.
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-25-2017
Replies: 65
Views: 4,465
Posted By pagpow
Sure 72 is enough?

Sure 72 is enough?
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 08-25-2017
Replies: 578
Views: 37,306
Posted By pagpow
Adding my experience. Shipped UPS ground July...

Adding my experience.
Shipped UPS ground July 26
UPS delivered notice Aug 2
Leica Conformation of receipt Aug 3
Leica repair order confirmation received Aug 25, with confirmation of sensor problem...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 08-14-2017
Replies: 22
Views: 1,308
Posted By pagpow
Actually, it is a Praxis of Prakticas. I know,...

Actually, it is a Praxis of Prakticas. I know, because I read it on the internet.
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-01-2017
Replies: 89
Views: 4,898
Posted By pagpow
We all appreciate your efforts, Huss; parking is...

We all appreciate your efforts, Huss; parking is difficult even for the few of us still left in SF after all the outmigration driven by violent crimes, rabid raccoons, and marauding coyotes. So many...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-23-2017
Replies: 6
Views: 564
Posted By pagpow
Could be a bug in the assembly...

Could be a bug in the assembly procedure.

Apologies for the language abuse.
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-13-2017
Replies: 252
Views: 22,500
Posted By pagpow
Maggie, Maggie, Maggie.... took me half a beat to...

Maggie, Maggie, Maggie....
took me half a beat to catch that.
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-03-2017
Replies: 18
Views: 1,475
Posted By pagpow
Oh, the temptation to wander from this to related...

Oh, the temptation to wander from this to related ethical dissatisfactions. Must not give in. Sad.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-22-2017
Replies: 5
Views: 925
Posted By pagpow
It's about time we get some love for the fd mount...

It's about time we get some love for the fd mount Canons here. I, too, started out with an FTb. Loved the way it handled and how solid it was, not to mention its hard-edged metering area that made it...
Forum: Travel 03-21-2017
Replies: 120
Views: 8,793
Posted By pagpow
How is relative size measured here? by volume,...

How is relative size measured here? by volume, footprint, or any linear dimension? Any indication?
Forum: RFF Polls 03-17-2017
Replies: 128
Views: 14,221
Posted By pagpow
+1, up there above. I used to use scratch...

+1, up there above. I used to use scratch protectors and found them wanting. I now use diopters and that solves several problems: no scratched lenses, easier to see wide frame lines, less disposable...
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-06-2017
Replies: 27
Views: 1,852
Posted By pagpow
Can you not put the German text through an online...

Can you not put the German text through an online translation site and get French?
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-17-2017
Replies: 11
Views: 1,123
Posted By pagpow
Is it just me or was there a wee bit of irony in...

Is it just me or was there a wee bit of irony in the juxtaposition of image and quotation in the original post? "small"

Giorgio
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 02-10-2017
Replies: 29
Views: 2,835
Posted By pagpow
Retinax, regarding your question concerning...

Retinax,

regarding your question concerning eyepiece diopters --

my recollection is that Canon made 3 replacement eyepiece assemblies for the P, but I have never seen one.

regarding DIY, this...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-07-2017
Replies: 252
Views: 22,500
Posted By pagpow
Now, this needs a bit of love. I like it.

Now, this needs a bit of love. I like it.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 01-14-2017
Replies: 71
Views: 7,196
Posted By pagpow
Super-compact. Giorgio

Super-compact.

Giorgio
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 01-14-2017
Replies: 71
Views: 7,196
Posted By pagpow
I understand the concept below, but my experience...

I understand the concept below, but my experience is usually just the opposite. Often, when two objects of different size objectively weigh the same, the larger one feels lighter because it exerts...
Forum: Tom Abrahamsson of RapidWinder.com 01-08-2017
Replies: 354
Sticky: RIP Tom A
Views: 57,904
Posted By pagpow
What a loss!! to us and others. As many have...

What a loss!! to us and others. As many have said, Tom was very generous with his knowledge and his support. Condolences to Tuulikki and all his families, biological and chosen.

Giorgio
Forum: Xpan & Other Panoramics 12-04-2016
Replies: 3
Views: 891
Posted By pagpow
xpandebt, You might want to take a look at this...

xpandebt,

You might want to take a look at this RFF thread
http://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=138015

It'll answer a number of questions about Nikon lenses on XPan.
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-01-2016
Replies: 106
Views: 6,784
Posted By pagpow
By gum, I think we have discovered a substitute...

By gum, I think we have discovered a substitute for the Rorschach test in this thread.
Forum: Optics Theory - 06-12-2016
Replies: 63
Views: 8,646
Posted By pagpow
Wow!!! so if one establishes that a majority of a...

Wow!!! so if one establishes that a majority of a population shares a definable subjective experience under defined conditions, that is not science?

Or the science of sensation, for example, where...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-30-2016
Replies: 3,772
Views: 727,944
Posted By pagpow
No experience with om4. But I've had better luck...

No experience with om4. But I've had better luck with the 2n than the 2sp. After trouble with the electronics on 2sp read that the omen had proven more reliable over time.
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 05-30-2016
Replies: 60
Views: 8,535
Posted By pagpow
Depends on what you photograph and what...

Depends on what you photograph and what convenience you think you need.
I came from 70's SLRs, so I thought I needed focusing aids and in-camera meters. Shot a lot of photos in near and near-middle...
Forum: DIYS Modifications 05-25-2016
Replies: 67
Views: 12,279
Posted By pagpow
So red is the new stealth I see, Huss.:D Giorgio

So red is the new stealth I see, Huss.:D
Giorgio
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 05-19-2016
Replies: 12
Views: 1,703
Posted By pagpow
I have a problem with many of the MFA pieces, as...

I have a problem with many of the MFA pieces, as I do with much of conceptual art, and several other veins of art. I just don't understand the esthetic, don't understand the criteria by which they...
Forum: Off Topic 05-16-2016
Replies: 37
Views: 1,981
Posted By pagpow
My understanding is that Chan was wearing a party...

My understanding is that Chan was wearing a party dress. Party dresses are worn in the evening or on week-ends. She was wearing it in the morning. Am I the only one who thinks that's what the...
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-30-2016
Replies: 25
Views: 2,961
Posted By pagpow
Central Camera and Altman's bring back memories...

Central Camera and Altman's bring back memories of the time I lived in Chicago and going to a camera store had supplanted watching a washing machine tumble on Saturday nights. Seems like last...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 04-29-2016
Replies: 32
Views: 8,002
Posted By pagpow
Question. If I pay by credit card through...

Question.

If I pay by credit card through PayPal, is it true that the merchant does not "see" the credit card details, as PayPal says? This would mean that the info is not on the merchant's system...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 04-17-2016
Replies: 15
Views: 2,249
Posted By pagpow
Got me beat. I've been happy about a Leica IIIa...

Got me beat. I've been happy about a Leica IIIa with summer and case found at a Wisconsin yard sale for $39 in n 1972. But that comes to about $222 in 2016. Enjoy iy and never talk to me...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 04-07-2016
Replies: 35
Views: 4,057
Posted By pagpow
I started w a 50. Not a decision; that was the...

I started w a 50. Not a decision; that was the default then. Next lens was a 100 and I don't recall taking any time at all to get used to it. It immediately provided less intrusion and thus more...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-05-2016
Replies: 72
Views: 5,465
Posted By pagpow
Interesting, but not my experience. While true...

Interesting, but not my experience.
While true that every act of GDS is followed/balanced by one or more acts of GAS, the relationship is asymmetrical. Not every act of GAS is followed/balanced by an...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-25-2016
Replies: 61
Views: 5,965
Posted By pagpow
I come from years of shooting match-needle SLRs,...

I come from years of shooting match-needle SLRs, so the M5 was a great, and welcome revelation. I'm with Helen here.

The early classic M6, OTOH, has the diodes simply go dark if you're sufficiently...
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 03-23-2016
Replies: 27
Views: 3,745
Posted By pagpow
Thanks for the responses thus far. Keep'em...

Thanks for the responses thus far. Keep'em coming.

Does the VF-41 actually have frame lines for the various aspect ratios available on the camera, or is it worth repurposing a VF with the...
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 03-23-2016
Replies: 27
Views: 3,745
Posted By pagpow
Hi, Just finished an afternoon of reading this...

Hi,

Just finished an afternoon of reading this thread and related posts on the web. A lot of partial comments, including suggestions of other approx OVFs but...

I can't find detailed USE...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-14-2016
Replies: 103
Views: 7,117
Posted By pagpow
Norway, A lot of good advice here. I would...

Norway,

A lot of good advice here. I would emphasize a couple of things.

1) You want film. Start by seeing what is available and thinking about who is going to develop it. With film cameras, you...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 02-12-2016
Replies: 208
Views: 31,667
Posted By pagpow
Thanks for starting this, Mani, and to the rest...

Thanks for starting this, Mani, and to the rest of you for contributing. What I find attractive about this thread is the opportunity for value engineering the set up. I've researched this in the past...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 02-09-2016
Replies: 29
Views: 2,377
Posted By pagpow
Frank, Diopters for the Bessas, Fuji Texas...

Frank,

Diopters for the Bessas, Fuji Texas Leica, and Nikons are all the same size. I used nikon ones on my Epson RD1 until I found that the Bessa ones from the Head Bartender were easier on my...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-05-2016
Replies: 83
Views: 6,806
Posted By pagpow
Stephen, that's brilliant! Giorgio

Stephen, that's brilliant!
Giorgio
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-03-2016
Replies: 34
Views: 2,679
Posted By pagpow
Glad to see there are some other defenders of the...

Glad to see there are some other defenders of the Canon FD mount here; the FT series was hard to beat. If you don't want to deal with the battery ssue, even w simple substitutions and adapters, there...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 01-27-2016
Replies: 44
Views: 5,327
Posted By pagpow
And most appropriately rendered with a pancake...

And most appropriately rendered with a pancake lens, wouldn't you say.
A clear case of elective affinity between subject and artistic tool.
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 01-22-2016
Replies: 10
Views: 1,550
Posted By pagpow
I, too have family pictures going back to the...

I, too have family pictures going back to the middle of the 19th century for at least some branches and completely agree that the photos in photo files attached to emails, and to texts will not be...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-18-2016
Replies: 3,772
Views: 727,944
Posted By pagpow
Second looks crisper -- see the letters towards...

Second looks crisper -- see the letters towards the bottom of the bottle. The bokeh also differs, with the second one having more "continuous" gradation of tones; the first seems to have more...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 01-07-2016
Replies: 51
Views: 5,395
Posted By pagpow
Understandable. I might lock up, too if I...

Understandable. I might lock up, too if I witnessed that at close quarters, Keith.

Giorgio
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 12-31-2015
Replies: 20
Views: 2,120
Posted By pagpow
Mebbe so, but 3, 4, and 6 in the o,95 set seem...

Mebbe so, but 3, 4, and 6 in the o,95 set seem unmatched, Vince.

Giorgio
Forum: Argus RF 12-29-2015
Replies: 23
Views: 10,262
Posted By pagpow
I kept one because it had the simplest multiple...

I kept one because it had the simplest multiple exposure arrangement of any camera I owned.
Forum: Hardware / Computers / Drives / etc 12-11-2015
Replies: 0
Views: 1,796
Posted By pagpow
Photo Book help, please

I've just spent 4+ hours on the web dealing with the creation of photo books. My photos are currently on an iPad mini. Trying to make a photo book for my grandson of his trip to Africa.
Tried to go...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 11-15-2015
Replies: 8
Views: 1,200
Posted By pagpow
Have you considered using a viewfinder diopter...

Have you considered using a viewfinder diopter and lifting your glasses when you shoot. That's what I do. It lets you you get your eye closer so you can see the edges of the frame more easily....
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 11-15-2015
Replies: 8
Views: 1,200
Posted By pagpow
The advantage to NOT using an external VF is...

The advantage to NOT using an external VF is avoiding the need and time to reposition the eye, not having something else sticking out of the camera's "perimeter" and avoiding the need to keep track...
Forum: Optics Theory - 10-13-2015
Replies: 79
Views: 7,092
Posted By pagpow
Hi, Corran. Haven't gotten to the point where I...

Hi, Corran. Haven't gotten to the point where I can post my own photos, but there have been a few threads that contained some I thought were particularly pronounced. If I get the time, I'll try to...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 10-13-2015
Replies: 21
Views: 2,220
Posted By pagpow
Agree with much of what has already said....

Agree with much of what has already said. However, while I generally (read almost never, and never at night) do not use flash, some P&Ss make fill-in flash effortless.

Fill flash is what is used in...
Forum: Optics Theory - 10-12-2015
Replies: 79
Views: 7,092
Posted By pagpow
I am sorely tempted to write nothing at all....

I am sorely tempted to write nothing at all. Temptation has passed.

I agree with the first part of that sentence, we are talking about the illusion or feeling of 3D when we talk about a photo taken...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-07-2015
Replies: 23
Views: 2,162
Posted By pagpow
LMAO, literally.

LMAO, literally.
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-07-2015
Replies: 23
Views: 2,162
Posted By pagpow
Frank, Trust and gestures of good faith are...

Frank,

Trust and gestures of good faith are everything in these transactions. Why don't you have him buy you an M9 as a gesture of good faith. Seems a reasonable way to get things off on the right...
Forum: Travel 10-06-2015
Replies: 15
Views: 1,418
Posted By pagpow
Sam, Congratulations. I found Argentina highly...

Sam,

Congratulations.

I found Argentina highly varied between Buenos Aires and the more rural areas, and its diversity from the sub-tropical north to the significantly chillier south.

I second...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 09-19-2015
Replies: 25
Views: 2,463
Posted By pagpow
Rereading... In hindsight, my post sounds a lot...

Rereading... In hindsight, my post sounds a lot snarlier than I intended it. My apologies, I was trying to sound clever, while also defending the food. Didn't work. Still curious, though.
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 09-19-2015
Replies: 38
Views: 3,726
Posted By pagpow
Many thanks for posting this!

Many thanks for posting this!
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 09-18-2015
Replies: 25
Views: 2,463
Posted By pagpow
Now, if this were a food site, them might be...

Now, if this were a food site, them might be fighting words, podner.:cool: On a food site, I'd be mighty tempted to ask where you've eaten in both places and what food you like. But that would be...
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 09-14-2015
Replies: 20
Views: 3,953
Posted By pagpow
What Filzkoeter and Of the herd said. I had...

What Filzkoeter and Of the herd said.

I had always shot with some sort of focusing aid. But I finally tried Zeiss Ikon folders, just to try medium format. And I shot essentially landscapes. If, in...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-05-2015
Replies: 53
Views: 4,138
Posted By pagpow
+1 for 21, 35, 90. That gives you a reasonable...

+1 for 21, 35, 90. That gives you a reasonable spread for when you really need it and the 35 lets you minimize lens changing and/or indecision.
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 09-01-2015
Replies: 47
Views: 3,989
Posted By pagpow
Dante, Should that be an indirect question, my...

Dante,

Should that be an indirect question, my answer is, "It would be of interest to me."

Giorgio
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 09-01-2015
Replies: 47
Views: 3,989
Posted By pagpow
Forgot -- The close-up lens accessory -- similar...

Forgot --

The close-up lens accessory -- similar to Auto-Up
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 09-01-2015
Replies: 47
Views: 3,989
Posted By pagpow
+1 What Corran said

+1

What Corran said
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-01-2015
Replies: 25
Views: 2,219
Posted By pagpow
I think it will be a revolution in...

I think it will be a revolution in telephotography akin to the revolution in focusing technology represented by eye-focus in the long-ago Canon cameras. This revolution will allow telephone...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 08-30-2015
Replies: 30
Views: 4,611
Posted By pagpow
Hi Raid, Can't speak to with lens prices, but...

Hi Raid,

Can't speak to with lens prices, but Kate's original post mentions $35 from Adorama, and I got mine for 40something on the auction site.

Giorgio
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 08-30-2015
Replies: 30
Views: 4,611
Posted By pagpow
Thanks, Kate, Very helpful. Giorgio

Thanks, Kate,

Very helpful.

Giorgio
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 08-30-2015
Replies: 30
Views: 4,611
Posted By pagpow
Hi Kate-the-Great.. and any others w experience...

Hi Kate-the-Great.. and any others w experience in this area,

On the basis of your posts, especially the photos, I secured an E300, intending to use it w OM lenses. Those, too, will require...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 08-21-2015
Replies: 15
Views: 3,498
Posted By pagpow
Thanks for doing this, bobby_novatron. It seems...

Thanks for doing this, bobby_novatron. It seems to me there are visible differences in color saturation and contrast that survive the compression, etc. Do I see focusing differences in the center...
Forum: Xpan & Other Panoramics 08-18-2015
Replies: 54
Views: 6,270
Posted By pagpow
Great capture of the feeling as well as the place...

Great capture of the feeling as well as the place of Grand Central Station, Nyc Dito.

Giorgio
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-05-2015
Replies: 5
Views: 826
Posted By pagpow
+1 I spent some time trying to figure it out...

+1

I spent some time trying to figure it out until I finally just tried screwing a diopter into the eyepiece. Works a charm tho it didn't look like it would.

Giorgio
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 07-29-2015
Replies: 223
Views: 28,648
Posted By pagpow
The eyepiece diopters for the Bessa rangefinders...

The eyepiece diopters for the Bessa rangefinders fit the round eyepieces of the big Fujis, too. Available at Cameraquest.

Giorgio
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 07-26-2015
Replies: 5
Views: 905
Posted By pagpow
Is what you report exclusive to the R-D1x? I have...

Is what you report exclusive to the R-D1x? I have the R-D1 with firmware update to the R-D1s and have not noticed underexposure problems shooting as I shot with Canon F1 and central metering. My bad?...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 07-26-2015
Replies: 116
Views: 12,937
Posted By pagpow
Thanks, hadn't thought about the influence of...

Thanks, hadn't thought about the influence of changed use and distribution.

Here are a couple of examples that seem related to the topic. I offer them because they make the topic somewhat more...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 07-25-2015
Replies: 116
Views: 12,937
Posted By pagpow
Just finished reading this whole thread. Makes me...

Just finished reading this whole thread. Makes me wonder whether the conversation would have been different had the thread subject been,"In defense of candid photography."
And if the conversation had...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-15-2015
Replies: 67
Views: 4,978
Posted By pagpow
That's just not true!!!! :D

That's just not true!!!!

:D
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-14-2015
Replies: 15
Views: 2,096
Posted By pagpow
Now that should be a lesson to us all. Great...

Now that should be a lesson to us all. Great deal, lucky you.
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-14-2015
Replies: 44
Views: 3,551
Posted By pagpow
Looks like the generous outpouring of help and...

Looks like the generous outpouring of help and advice has subsided. Many thanks.

Summarizing to make sure I didn’t miss something important and to give future gifters a simple summary w/o having to...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 05-14-2015
Replies: 18
Views: 1,382
Posted By pagpow
Griptac Black from Cameraleather has had many...

Griptac Black from Cameraleather has had many indicating that it also improves camera handling, and avoids some of the delays experienced with other leathers from Cameraleather. I have no direct...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-13-2015
Replies: 44
Views: 3,551
Posted By pagpow
Me, too, I still have the bakelite Kodak Holiday...

Me, too, I still have the bakelite Kodak Holiday Flash camera from that age. Maybe I should give her that. It has no shutter lag.
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-13-2015
Replies: 44
Views: 3,551
Posted By pagpow
Harpofreely -- yes, I've been trying to wade...

Harpofreely -- yes, I've been trying to wade through the generations and lines of the Canon, focusing on the difference between the XXD and the Rebel series. It does look like I can reach a 20D,...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-13-2015
Replies: 44
Views: 3,551
Posted By pagpow
Many thanks, jsrockit, sir!

Many thanks, jsrockit, sir!
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-13-2015
Replies: 44
Views: 3,551
Posted By pagpow
Hi Dave and DNG -- Just now realized there were...

Hi Dave and DNG --

Just now realized there were two threads. Must have hit Post a second time when I did not see my article posted. My bad. I second the motion for merger with apologies for the...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-13-2015
Replies: 44
Views: 3,551
Posted By pagpow
Thanks all for your replies, mfogiel, lynnb,...

Thanks all for your replies, mfogiel, lynnb, nongfuspring, CK Dexter Haven, johannielscom, Dwig, Addy 101.

Agreed, I have started engaging her in questions of her interest and likely use.

Yes, he...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-12-2015
Replies: 44
Views: 3,551
Posted By pagpow
Camera for 10 yo grand-daughter, under $200

Hi all,

I'm putting this here because this seems to span various other forums. Other forum where it might fit the unRF. Please place it as you see fit, mods.

Grand-daughter, 10yo, fresh from a...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-12-2015
Replies: 44
Views: 3,551
Posted By pagpow
Camera for 10 yo grand-daughter, under $200

Hi all,

I'm putting this here because this seems to span various other forums. Other forum where it might fit the unRF. Please place it as you see fit, mods.

Grand-daughter, 10yo, fresh from a...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 04-17-2015
Replies: 13
Views: 1,477
Posted By pagpow
Hi Gid, FD lenses do have too short a flange to...

Hi Gid,

FD lenses do have too short a flange to sensor distance to focus to infinity; OM lenses do allow infinity focus.

There seem to be some exposure issues also, which people deal with by...
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-27-2015
Replies: 38
Views: 3,346
Posted By pagpow
The question requires some clarification before...

The question requires some clarification before it can be answer with any degree of clarity.

Are we asking from a normative ethics point of view? or a descriptive ethics POV?
Forum: Travel 02-27-2015
Replies: 18
Views: 2,593
Posted By pagpow
Interesting point; I'll have to check out whether...

Interesting point; I'll have to check out whether that is true. I do know that it is becoming easier to eat badly in Italy, unfortunately.

Giorgio
Forum: Travel 02-26-2015
Replies: 18
Views: 2,593
Posted By pagpow
Of course you stay away from the eateries near...

Of course you stay away from the eateries near the major tourist attractions that offer multi-language menus and "tourist" menus if you want good food. Isn't that the rule for getting good food...
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 02-18-2015
Replies: 23
Views: 3,072
Posted By pagpow
+1 on the concept of series. the auction site...

+1 on the concept of series. the auction site used to have things like this in lots -- hardly anybody bid and you could get a load of adapters and filters for silly money. More of a pain to determine...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 02-13-2015
Replies: 153
Views: 13,449
Posted By pagpow
Verdad? How do you know?

Verdad? How do you know?
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 02-13-2015
Replies: 41
Views: 5,004
Posted By pagpow
Best way to find it is to stop looking and...

Best way to find it is to stop looking and eventually it will turn up in a place you would never have thought of, or not.
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE - Film 01-08-2015
Replies: 18
Views: 2,999
Posted By pagpow
Some experienced photographers suggest the best...

Some experienced photographers suggest the best remedy for cold cameras etc is to move to warmer climates. After years of living in Chicago, Wyoming, North Dakota, I found that to be true.
Forum: Canon Rangefinders - Peter Dechert and Peter Kitchingman 12-16-2014
Replies: 41
Views: 9,309
Posted By pagpow
Interesting to se your comments about the 3-D of...

Interesting to se your comments about the 3-D of the 2.8 given our exchange a long time ago about the same in B&W for the 1.8, Steve. I'll have to check it out.

Giorgio
Forum: Canon Rangefinders - Peter Dechert and Peter Kitchingman 12-13-2014
Replies: 41
Views: 9,309
Posted By pagpow
In addition to Dante's comments, Sean Reid has...

In addition to Dante's comments, Sean Reid has two pieces on Luminous landscape dealing with these...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-10-2014
Replies: 32
Views: 4,127
Posted By pagpow
No direct experience, but I have read exactly...

No direct experience, but I have read exactly that put forth as a preventive step -- do not leave your lens at infinity on bright days. Now, if anyone asks me where or when I read it, well...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-30-2014
Replies: 42
Views: 4,747
Posted By pagpow
No offense taken, Shac. Actually, I find that...

No offense taken, Shac. Actually, I find that information useful. I spent some time trying to decide whether to include my observation that opinions differed, particularly when looking at the...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-30-2014
Replies: 42
Views: 4,747
Posted By pagpow
ped, You might find Gary Reese's OM lens tests...

ped,

You might find Gary Reese's OM lens tests useful

http://zone-10.com/cmsm/index.php?option=com_content&task=category&sectionid=10&id=45&Itemid=97

Giorgio
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-29-2014
Replies: 19
Views: 1,707
Posted By pagpow
Sorry -- here's the link I mentioned and forgot...

Sorry -- here's the link I mentioned and forgot to post.

http://photo.net/canon-fd-camera-forum/00bR6m?start=0
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-28-2014
Replies: 19
Views: 1,707
Posted By pagpow
Stephen, You might want to look at this thread...

Stephen,

You might want to look at this thread (and many other similar ones) for a discussion of the battery workarounds for the earlier two models.

Giorgio
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-28-2014
Replies: 6
Views: 1,216
Posted By pagpow
Thanks again. Ko.Fe, The lens heads are not...

Thanks again.

Ko.Fe, The lens heads are not rangefinder coupled once dismounted from the lens body.

The various early detachable 135mm lens heads with various attachments were made to mount on a...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-28-2014
Replies: 6
Views: 1,216
Posted By pagpow
Thanks, View Range and jar ski, that's very...

Thanks, View Range and jar ski, that's very helpful information and helped me see I misidentified what I have.

Turns out I have the lens head and the ZOOAN/16495, not the OTZFO/16464.

So, I need an...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-26-2014
Replies: 6
Views: 1,216
Posted By pagpow
Hektor 135 4.5 on Canon EOS -- help, please

Hard to know where to post this hybrid.

I seem to have a Hektor 135 4.5 lens head in a Leica focusing mount (OTZFO/16464 ?). there seem to be two ways to mount this on a EOS camera.

One is using...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-26-2014
Replies: 4,698
Views: 1,330,110
Posted By pagpow
What a gift this thread has been. It has taken me...

What a gift this thread has been. It has taken me two weeks to work my way through it. Thank you all.

And what a number of lessons imparted. A clear demonstration that it is the photographer that...
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 11-04-2014
Replies: 30
Views: 5,274
Posted By pagpow
A number of nice portraits in this thread. I...

A number of nice portraits in this thread. I especially like your capture EdwardKaraa.
Giorgio
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-01-2014
Replies: 46
Views: 4,025
Posted By pagpow
+1 was wondering the same thing

+1 was wondering the same thing
Forum: Tom Abrahamsson of RapidWinder.com 10-28-2014
Replies: 13
Views: 3,849
Posted By pagpow
Do you mind telling us what teeth, finguanzo? I...

Do you mind telling us what teeth, finguanzo?

I used to use my canines, but I wasn't happy with the results, they were just dogs. Now, I'm considering a digital tooth app, iTeeth.

Apologies to all.
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE - Film 10-28-2014
Replies: 25
Views: 7,553
Posted By pagpow
I think you can add the Komura 28mm f3.5 to that...

I think you can add the Komura 28mm f3.5 to that list.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 10-19-2014
Replies: 21
Views: 3,688
Posted By pagpow
Thanks, Jan and ashfaque. Giorgio

Thanks, Jan and ashfaque.

Giorgio
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 10-18-2014
Replies: 21
Views: 3,688
Posted By pagpow
Jan, Thanks for this link. Any notion of the...

Jan,

Thanks for this link. Any notion of the price? I couldn't find it.

and now we return you to our regularly scheduled program.

Thanks.

Giorgio
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-14-2014
Replies: 19
Views: 2,369
Posted By pagpow
Thanks, David... more clearance than they needed...

Thanks, David... more clearance than they needed with the parked cars!
Forum: Xpan & Other Panoramics 10-14-2014
Replies: 15
Views: 3,941
Posted By pagpow
Here's a post from walkerskyranch on flickr about...

Here's a post from walkerskyranch on flickr about the gearing differences on Wideluxes.

I spoke with the Guru of widelux repairs , Bob Watkins at
www.precisioncameraworks.com
He says

F8's aren't...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-13-2014
Replies: 80
Views: 6,513
Posted By pagpow
Here are some other discussions of this: Earlier...

Here are some other discussions of this:

Earlier threads of ours
http://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=50926

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=75932

See...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-13-2014
Replies: 80
Views: 6,513
Posted By pagpow
This topic crops up from time to time. Each time...

This topic crops up from time to time. Each time it crops up, we have difficulty defining what it is we are discussing.

For me, 3D effect, sense of space, plasticity of the image is not the same as...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 10-03-2014
Replies: 9
Views: 1,292
Posted By pagpow
Frank, You might find this useful, though it was...

Frank,

You might find this useful, though it was last updated in 2011.

http://www.antiquecameras.net/canonrflens.html

Giorgio
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 10-03-2014
Replies: 44
Views: 3,995
Posted By pagpow
Steevo, 1) I would consider being really...

Steevo,

1) I would consider being really draconian in my equipment on this trip. Possibly one camera and one lens for each of you. I used to travel with 3 or 4 cameras and several lenses. Discovered...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 09-10-2014
Replies: 3,772
Views: 727,944
Posted By pagpow
Inquiring minds want to know. Me too. what don't...

Inquiring minds want to know. Me too. what don't you like about the OM-2n?
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 09-03-2014
Replies: 83
Poll: GW690 gas
Views: 33,834
Posted By pagpow
Curt, it looks like the Super Classic Strap with...

Curt, it looks like the Super Classic Strap with Pro loop, but you might also look at the S.O.S. strap (Save our shoulders). I wear it over the shoulder, not around the neck.

Giorgio
Forum: RFF News 09-02-2014
Replies: 71
Views: 11,845
Posted By pagpow
We've also increased mailbox capacity from 100 to...

We've also increased mailbox capacity from 100 to 150. By "we" of course, I mean you... oops the software.

+1 on the thanks.
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 08-30-2014
Replies: 32
Views: 6,287
Posted By pagpow
Chris, I don't know what you shoot, but if 6x9...

Chris,

I don't know what you shoot, but if 6x9 beckons and cost is important, consider a Zeiss Ikonta (not Super) or even Nettar. Even ones w a triplet lens. In the middle apertures they are great!...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 08-24-2014
Replies: 38
Views: 6,602
Posted By pagpow
+1 here. I have also collected bits and pieces...

+1 here. I have also collected bits and pieces and had Photography on Bald Mountain cobble together a camera using an ikonta Nettar body, an Angulon (not Super) 65mm/6.8, a focus mount from an Oly...
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-16-2014
Replies: 10
Views: 1,349
Posted By pagpow
Same problem here. But fortunately I am in touch...

Same problem here. But fortunately I am in touch with a network of cousins.

So, I'm scanning the ones from my branch and will use them to illustrate a family tree (programs available) to which...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount Copies 08-16-2014
Replies: 5
Views: 1,570
Posted By pagpow
Thanks for reinstating this, Stephen. Giorgio

Thanks for reinstating this, Stephen.

Giorgio
Forum: RFF News 08-15-2014
Replies: 269
Views: 132,619
Posted By pagpow
Stephen, First, many thanks for making this...

Stephen,

First, many thanks for making this website possible and maintaining. I have learned a lot.

+1 for not letting the OP delete a whole thread.

The threads represent a shared resource with...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 08-13-2014
Replies: 83
Poll: GW690 gas
Views: 33,834
Posted By pagpow
To bolster Kuzano's comments and your courage in...

To bolster Kuzano's comments and your courage in the future -- I found switching to an Op-Tech strap really made carrying the original Fuji 690s (interchangeable lenses and heavier than the later...
Forum: Travel 08-08-2014
Replies: 115
Views: 13,795
Posted By pagpow
+1, I am not a wide angle person, but back...

+1, I am not a wide angle person, but back streets and alleys in Europe have pushed me to get wider lenses, not for their ability to manipulate perspective but simply to take in some of the view in...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 04-01-2014
Replies: 42
Views: 4,169
Posted By pagpow
Salve e benvenuto, Donnyb89 -- It might be...

Salve e benvenuto, Donnyb89 --

It might be worth stating that 1.2 is only a half stop faster than 1.4. So the extra speed is unlikely to be worth it on film or necessary with digital.

Giorgio
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 03-12-2014
Replies: 9
Views: 1,137
Posted By pagpow
Art, Not certain, but reading between the lines,...

Art,

Not certain, but reading between the lines, I think the Nikon ones are the same as the Epson RD ones, which are the same as the Voigtlander ones.
If the equivalence thread is correct,...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-28-2014
Replies: 77
Views: 7,448
Posted By pagpow
I've looked at your photos. Nice, btw, and...

I've looked at your photos. Nice, btw, and clearly 35mm in style.

I second the notion of thinking about your photography future. Do you want to tools to continue the photography you are doing, but...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 01-25-2014
Replies: 53
Views: 6,342
Posted By pagpow
OK, I'll bite. If someone finds it hard to...

OK, I'll bite. If someone finds it hard to estimate feet/yards from meters, how will the measure the inclination of their head in degrees? For that matter, how would I? Isn't that in fact harder than...
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-20-2013
Replies: 21
Views: 1,446
Posted By pagpow
Very interesting, Richard. That is all I carry as...

Very interesting, Richard. That is all I carry as a support and I have been stopped twice, once in Germany, when I simply told them what it was and they packed it back whence it came. Perhaps because...
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-21-2013
Replies: 5
Views: 1,337
Posted By pagpow
Wow!! First my apologies for the lack of timely...

Wow!! First my apologies for the lack of timely acknowledgement for the help. I was diverted from the project by life -- don't you hate it when that happens? Then thanks, Ko.Fe. and Ronny, and even...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-07-2013
Replies: 95
Views: 39,867
Posted By pagpow
When I was first shopping around for a 35mm lens...

When I was first shopping around for a 35mm lens for a IIIA, the summaron 3.5 was the only one I could afford. So I bought it. Research at that time unearthed many threads claiming superiority of the...
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-06-2013
Replies: 5
Views: 1,337
Posted By pagpow
Help! Seven generations of family photos

Hard to tell where to post this. The Image Processing forum didn't seem quite right, nor does this.

With the passing of my father last year, I became custodian for a lifetime’s worth of slides (my...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 08-04-2013
Replies: 45
Views: 6,146
Posted By pagpow
Pepe, If I am reading you right, you are doing...

Pepe,
If I am reading you right, you are doing nothing wrong. The M42 lenses are SLR lenses, so have no rangefinder cam to allow focusing with the rangefinder. The M42 to Leica M mount allows the...
Forum: Travel 06-14-2013
Replies: 9
Views: 1,043
Posted By pagpow
The other important thing to do is to sample the...

The other important thing to do is to sample the porchetta around the region, best made and presented as a whole pig with wild fennel stuffed in side for flavor, with slices taken off the still warm...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 03-05-2013
Replies: 3
Views: 855
Posted By pagpow
Thanks again for the help. I found it on Fotodiox...

Thanks again for the help. I found it on Fotodiox and am posting that here for any future searchers. It was the only one with a photo showing the right attachment type other than "original" Rollei...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 03-04-2013
Replies: 3
Views: 855
Posted By pagpow
Thanks, JSU. I hadn't thought of that; I'll...

Thanks, JSU.

I hadn't thought of that; I'll keep it in mind if I can't find something smaller. It looks functional.

Giorgio
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 03-03-2013
Replies: 3
Views: 855
Posted By pagpow
VeriWide 100 straps: Help, please

Just bought a CLAd VeriWide 100 (the original one piece unit) from another RFF member. Great shape.

Research on straps gives conflicting info, some calling for Rollei straps, some Mamiya. Ordered...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-11-2013
Replies: 46
Views: 3,919
Posted By pagpow
Hi David, I understand the ambiguity and may be...

Hi David,

I understand the ambiguity and may be guilty of terminological imprecision. I have set up a PayPal account, verified, and allowing immediate withdrawal of funds from my linked bank...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-10-2013
Replies: 46
Views: 3,919
Posted By pagpow
Just got an education about this. Returned an...

Just got an education about this.
Returned an item bought using PayPal, with instant transfer from my bank; verified account. Seller promptly refunded money. I could not see evidence of that either...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-05-2013
Replies: 69
Views: 5,146
Posted By pagpow
Ahhh, the George Foreman approach to naming his...

Ahhh, the George Foreman approach to naming his male children. They are all George, Roger.

G
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 02-05-2013
Replies: 14
Views: 2,705
Posted By pagpow
As often the use, intended use comes into...

As often the use, intended use comes into play.
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