Go Back   Rangefinderforum.com > Search Forums

Showing results 1 to 199 of 1000
Search took 17.64 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: Erik van Straten
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 2 Hours Ago
Replies: 762
Views: 39,853
Posted By Erik van Straten
Thank you, Huss. Erik.

Thank you, Huss.


Erik.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 5 Hours Ago
Replies: 762
Views: 39,853
Posted By Erik van Straten
Yes, a great test! I really enjoyed this one. I...

Yes, a great test! I really enjoyed this one. I always regretted it however that there was never a part II, AFAIK.

Personally I am now fascinated by the black version of the Summilux f/1.4 v1,...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 17 Hours Ago
Replies: 762
Views: 39,853
Posted By Erik van Straten
Hi Trung, I am still waiting! Erik.

Hi Trung, I am still waiting!


Erik.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 19 Hours Ago
Replies: 26
Views: 847
Posted By Erik van Straten
On the Summar I use the FLQOO, a beautiful black...

On the Summar I use the FLQOO, a beautiful black paint shade from the thirties. Works perfect on the prewar Leica lenses Elmar 50mm, Hektor 50mm, Summar 50mm and - big surprise - also on the Elmar...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 1 Day Ago
Replies: 762
Views: 39,853
Posted By Erik van Straten
In the book "Vive la France", by Henri...

In the book "Vive la France", by Henri Cartier-Bresson (1970), many examples of pictures with the Noctilux 50mm f/1.2 are to be seen. The title in English is: "Cartier-Bresson's France".

Great as...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 2 Days Ago
Replies: 26
Views: 847
Posted By Erik van Straten
My Summitar (508151) suffers from a severe barrel...

My Summitar (508151) suffers from a severe barrel vault distortion, but my Summars do not!

Erik.

Summar 50mm uncoated.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48060501843_187641eeeb_b.jpg
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 2 Days Ago
Replies: 731
Views: 160,824
Posted By Erik van Straten
Nice picture/composition, Pan. Is this an old...

Nice picture/composition, Pan. Is this an old German bridge? Poznan used to be a German city (Posen). Looks very WW1.


Erik.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 2 Days Ago
Replies: 731
Views: 160,824
Posted By Erik van Straten
Thank you, Pan. Very nice that you see that;...

Thank you, Pan. Very nice that you see that; there is also a very dark mood, it is just before a thunderstorm.


Erik.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 2 Days Ago
Replies: 648
Views: 18,752
Posted By Erik van Straten
Great, Pan, is she looking for grey hairs? Erik.

Great, Pan, is she looking for grey hairs?


Erik.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 2 Days Ago
Replies: 731
Views: 160,824
Posted By Erik van Straten
Thank you, Pan. Contax I, Nikkor H 50mm f/2,...

Thank you, Pan.

Contax I, Nikkor H 50mm f/2, 400-2TMY printed on Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48015200866_485a057bc8_b.jpg
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 3 Days Ago
Replies: 731
Views: 160,824
Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica MP, Summilux 50mm f/1.4 v1, 400-2TMY/Adox...

Leica MP, Summilux 50mm f/1.4 v1, 400-2TMY/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48673801278_7eff59255c_b.jpg
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 4 Days Ago
Replies: 33
Views: 1,297
Posted By Erik van Straten
It is easy to correct distortion digitally, but...

It is easy to correct distortion digitally, but try it when using a Focomat for gelatin/silver prints ...

Erik.
Forum: Nikon RF 5 Days Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 5,127
Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica M3, Color Skopar 50mm f/2.5 LTM,...

Leica M3, Color Skopar 50mm f/2.5 LTM, 400-2TMY/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48014904438_2eda20ced9_b.jpg
Forum: Nikon RF 5 Days Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 5,127
Posted By Erik van Straten
The Color-Skopar f/2.5 LTM in black paint is one...

The Color-Skopar f/2.5 LTM in black paint is one of my big favorites in 35mm photography. I prefer it to the Summicron rigid 50mm; in fact it is very difficult to see any differences between the two...
Forum: Nikon RF 5 Days Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 5,127
Posted By Erik van Straten
S2 all the time. Put a good 35mm finder on top...

S2 all the time. Put a good 35mm finder on top and you are done for 50mm and 35mm.

The best 50mm for the Nikon rangefinders is the S Skopar 50mm f/2.5.

Nilkon S2, S Skopar 50mm f/2.5, 400-2TMY...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 6 Days Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 247
Posted By Erik van Straten
Great series, Pan, I hope you can add some more...

Great series, Pan, I hope you can add some more in the coming years! What a country.



Erik.
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 6 Days Ago
Replies: 1,035
Views: 200,696
Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica MP, Summilux 50mm f/1.4 v1, 400-2TMY/Adox...

Leica MP, Summilux 50mm f/1.4 v1, 400-2TMY/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49145326021_591fcd191b_b.jpg
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 1 Week Ago
Replies: 68
Views: 5,308
Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica MP, Summilux 50mm f/1.4 v1 black full...

Leica MP, Summilux 50mm f/1.4 v1 black full aperture, 400-2TMY.

Erik.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48986536653_d5fe599194_b.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 1 Week Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 551
Posted By Erik van Straten
No pictures of Cartier-Bresson from Poland later...

No pictures of Cartier-Bresson from Poland later than 1931 (taken with his Krauss Eka). Unfortunately.

Erik.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 1 Week Ago
Replies: 33
Views: 1,297
Posted By Erik van Straten
The vertical line at the extreme right (the...

The vertical line at the extreme right (the doorpost) is not straight, but slightly curved like a barrel. A simple barrel distortion. This is often the case with all kind of lenses, also with Leica...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 1 Week Ago
Replies: 33
Views: 1,297
Posted By Erik van Straten
I see some in the shot of the eldery man in front...

I see some in the shot of the eldery man in front of the icecream shop and some on the extreme right of this shot:


https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49138569877_6f7f6a3520_k.jpg


but maybe it is...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 1 Week Ago
Replies: 33
Views: 1,297
Posted By Erik van Straten
Great brilliant lens, but I see some lineair...

Great brilliant lens, but I see some lineair distortion.


Erik.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 1 Week Ago
Replies: 68
Views: 5,308
Posted By Erik van Straten
Peter, I would not hesitate to use the Summilux...

Peter, I would not hesitate to use the Summilux 50mm f/1.4 v1 as my everyday lens. It is in my opinion one of the best 50mm lenses available.

It was only made for a short time. The reason for this...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 1 Week Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 398
Posted By Erik van Straten
The most important is the rangefinder spot. If...

The most important is the rangefinder spot. If you see any irregularities in the kit faces don't buy the camera.


Erik.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 1 Week Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 551
Posted By Erik van Straten
Awesome, Pan, very nice indeed. I didn't know...

Awesome, Pan, very nice indeed.

I didn't know this one, Cartier-Bresson could have done it.

Erik.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 1 Week Ago
Replies: 33
Views: 1,297
Posted By Erik van Straten
Great lens, seems to be very sharp. Can you make...

Great lens, seems to be very sharp. Can you make a close portrait at full aperture with this lens?


Thanks!


Erik.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 1 Week Ago
Replies: 731
Views: 160,824
Posted By Erik van Straten
Pan, I'm looking forward to it! Leica MP,...

Pan, I'm looking forward to it!

Leica MP, Summilux 50mm f/1.4 v1, 400-2TMY.

Erik.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49118382443_a837c1e707_b.jpg
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 1 Week Ago
Replies: 731
Views: 160,824
Posted By Erik van Straten
Very nice, Pan, it would be great to see all your...

Very nice, Pan, it would be great to see all your "portrait oriented" photos from Poland together!


Erik.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 1 Week Ago
Replies: 731
Views: 160,824
Posted By Erik van Straten
Thank you, Pan! Erik.

Thank you, Pan!


Erik.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 1 Week Ago
Replies: 731
Views: 160,824
Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica MP, Summilux 50mm f/1.4 v1,...

Leica MP, Summilux 50mm f/1.4 v1, 400-2TMY.

Erik.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49112451313_c22bae8049_b.jpg
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 1 Week Ago
Replies: 731
Views: 160,824
Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica II, Color Skopar 50mm f/2.5, Tmax400/Adox...

Leica II, Color Skopar 50mm f/2.5, Tmax400/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48011700791_66f9677ee5_b.jpg
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 1 Week Ago
Replies: 731
Views: 160,824
Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica MP, Summilux 50mm v1, 400-TMY/Adox MCC...

Leica MP, Summilux 50mm v1, 400-TMY/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48680206982_c7a773c6c5_b.jpg
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 1 Week Ago
Replies: 731
Views: 160,824
Posted By Erik van Straten
Wow, great shot. Erik.

Wow, great shot.


Erik.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 1 Week Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 338
Posted By Erik van Straten
Well, I wanted to know it myself too! Erik.

Well, I wanted to know it myself too!


Erik.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 338
Posted By Erik van Straten
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49024512622_d0...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49024512622_d01ca312f1_c.jpg


Glued too, but the curtains were replaced at some time.


Erik.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 68
Views: 5,308
Posted By Erik van Straten
Finally I've got a black paint Summilux 50mm...

Finally I've got a black paint Summilux 50mm f/1.4 v1. It is a tweaked lens, the lens elements are finely adjusted to one another wich creates an incredibly sharp lens even at full aperture....
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 326
Views: 33,024
Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica M3, Summicron 50mm f/2 rigid, TriX/Adox MCC...

Leica M3, Summicron 50mm f/2 rigid, TriX/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48883296622_05ae1a0451_b.jpg
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 136
Views: 9,629
Posted By Erik van Straten
A great show, Vince, congratulations. I am sorry...

A great show, Vince, congratulations. I am sorry that I can't come to see it myself.


Erik.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 40
Views: 1,215
Posted By Erik van Straten
Of course David is right that technically it is...

Of course David is right that technically it is better to use a meter. However, with these old cameras the question is how precise the shutters are. That is why I suggest to use only 1/100 of a...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 40
Views: 1,215
Posted By Erik van Straten
Merci Pan! Erik.

Merci Pan!


Erik.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 40
Views: 1,215
Posted By Erik van Straten
Thank you! Leica II, Hektor 50mm f/2.5,...

Thank you!

Leica II, Hektor 50mm f/2.5, Tmax400/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48009008162_ddb06842fd_b.jpg
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 253
Posted By Erik van Straten
Great pictures, Pan! Erik.

Great pictures, Pan!


Erik.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 40
Views: 1,215
Posted By Erik van Straten
Outside, I always use 1/100th of a second. I only...

Outside, I always use 1/100th of a second. I only change the f-stop. If it is dark, I open it a bit and if there is enough light I close it a bit.


Erik.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 40
Views: 1,215
Posted By Erik van Straten
I never use a lightmeter. Lightmeters only keep...

I never use a lightmeter. Lightmeters only keep you away from looking at the subject and they make you to forget to shoot at the right moment.

Leica III, Elmar 50mm f/3.5, 400-2TMY/Adox MCC...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 731
Views: 160,824
Posted By Erik van Straten
Thank you, Pan, this is not a print, but a scan...

Thank you, Pan, this is not a print, but a scan of the negative. The photo paper that I always use, Adox MCC 110, is sold out at the moment.


Erik.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 731
Views: 160,824
Posted By Erik van Straten
Great shot, Pan! Leica MP, Summilux 50mm f/1.4...

Great shot, Pan!

Leica MP, Summilux 50mm f/1.4 v1, 400-2TMY.

Erik.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49018206293_6cf7d21631_b.jpg
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 34
Views: 1,312
Posted By Erik van Straten
The Elmar 35mm f/3.5 is perhaps the tiniest of...

The Elmar 35mm f/3.5 is perhaps the tiniest of them all, but is a great lens.

Erik.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 40
Views: 1,215
Posted By Erik van Straten
Yes, the guttapercha of the III gets brown when...

Yes, the guttapercha of the III gets brown when exposed to daylight for a long time, but it gets darker again in the dark. Why the guttapercha of the other Leicas does not change in color I don't...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 40
Views: 1,215
Posted By Erik van Straten
I agree with Maddoc here that a Leica III is a...

I agree with Maddoc here that a Leica III is a much better user camera than the Leica II.

Get a black and nickel one. How nice it is to have a black paint Leica for so little money. The III is...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 94
Views: 3,615
Posted By Erik van Straten
It is not hard to shoot film. What is nice, is...

It is not hard to shoot film. What is nice, is that you can make gelatine/silver split grade prints from negatives on film. As far as I know, split grade is not available digital.

Leica III...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 39
Views: 7,854
Posted By Erik van Straten
I guess she did it with her iPhone. This is...

I guess she did it with her iPhone.



This is very well possible.

The collapsible lens derived from the idea that it should be possible to put a camera in a pocket. Actually I have never seen a...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 26
Views: 1,071
Posted By Erik van Straten
I prefer the Leica III black/nickel. I like black...

I prefer the Leica III black/nickel. I like black painted cameras, that is one point, but the other point is the enlarged rangefinder (compared to the Leica II). The image of the rangefinder of the...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 39
Views: 7,854
Posted By Erik van Straten
In fact only some cleaning was necessary. Some...

In fact only some cleaning was necessary. Some glue scraps had ended up in the film room. I tried to blow that out, but the stuff came through the edges along the top cover into the viewfinder and...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 94
Views: 3,615
Posted By Erik van Straten
I shoot film (B+W) because I can make...

I shoot film (B+W) because I can make silver-gelatine prints from the negatives. That is the only reason.

Erik.


https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48751372492_7132fdd6a3_b.jpg
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 39
Views: 7,854
Posted By Erik van Straten
Hi Dave, here you are, after ten years of...

Hi Dave, here you are, after ten years of intensive use my camera was cleaned by Cathy Kuiper from Will van Manen Cameraservice. Now the camera works like new again.


The first...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 39
Views: 7,854
Posted By Erik van Straten
I don't think so, these black camera's were...

I don't think so, these black camera's were professionally used.



Erik.
Forum: Optics Theory - 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 1,919
Views: 1,743,386
Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica II, Hektor 50mm f/2.5, Tmax400/Adox MCC...

Leica II, Hektor 50mm f/2.5, Tmax400/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48008919982_2c9a917028_b.jpg
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 29
Views: 705
Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica M2, Summar 50mm f/2, 400-2TMY. In fact the...

Leica M2, Summar 50mm f/2, 400-2TMY.

In fact the Summar is a lens with a great bo-keh.

Erik.

https://c1.staticflickr.com/1/933/43724577161_583204e74a_b.jpg
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 29
Views: 705
Posted By Erik van Straten
Great shot! Erik.

Great shot!

Erik.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 643
Views: 54,204
Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica M3, Summicron 50mm f/2 rigid, 400-2TMY/Adox...

Leica M3, Summicron 50mm f/2 rigid, 400-2TMY/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48008669032_bbc7b488a9_b.jpg
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 29
Views: 705
Posted By Erik van Straten
I'm happy that mine focuses correct. Leica M2,...

I'm happy that mine focuses correct.

Leica M2, Summar 50mm f/2 nickel, 400-2TMY/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48007960707_7054d0b37a_b.jpg
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 29
Views: 705
Posted By Erik van Straten
The Summar is in the book of Noboyuki; it is in...

The Summar is in the book of Noboyuki; it is in the chapter of the Summitar: the same construction.


Erik.
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 29
Views: 705
Posted By Erik van Straten
I think so, but then it would be impossible to...

I think so, but then it would be impossible to align the engraved infinity mark with the engraved index! And the three (sometimes five) big screws on the bottom of the helicoid could not be replaced...
Forum: Optics Theory - 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 1,919
Views: 1,743,386
Posted By Erik van Straten
Summilux 35mm f/1.4 steel rim...

Summilux 35mm f/1.4 steel rim (1964).

Erik.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48905447438_3409c76dab_b.jpg
Forum: Optics Theory - 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 1,919
Views: 1,743,386
Posted By Erik van Straten
Nikkor-S.C 1:1.4 f=5cm All Black (1953). Erik. ...

Nikkor-S.C 1:1.4 f=5cm All Black (1953).

Erik.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48214269356_2203da8357_b.jpg
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 29
Views: 705
Posted By Erik van Straten
Most probably yes, but it is strange that the...

Most probably yes, but it is strange that the lens is not correct. Maybe it is tampered with. To reposition the lens elements is not a DIY-job.

The three small screws go into holes to hold the...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 29
Views: 705
Posted By Erik van Straten
I don't think this is a DIY-job. The elements...

I don't think this is a DIY-job. The elements must be repositioned.

Maybe the lens was in the past adapted to another camera. If the lens is coated, it was surely updated in the fifties as...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 29
Views: 705
Posted By Erik van Straten
The three small screws on the lens tube fix the...

The three small screws on the lens tube fix the position of the whole lens group, but not that of the front lens. The front lens can be removed - like a filter - if the small setscrew in the name...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 731
Views: 160,824
Posted By Erik van Straten
The elephants are great. Leica MP, Summilux 50mm...

The elephants are great.

Leica MP, Summilux 50mm f/1.4 v1, 400-2TMY.

Erik.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48995756392_6f33b02d22_b.jpg
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 731
Views: 160,824
Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica MP, Summilux 35mm f/1.4 steel rim,...

Leica MP, Summilux 35mm f/1.4 steel rim, 400-2TMY.

Erik.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48993016707_21cc60e5b3_b.jpg
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 29
Views: 705
Posted By Erik van Straten
Great piece, Brett. I agree for 100%. I may add...

Great piece, Brett. I agree for 100%.

I may add some practical things for Leica - screw and M - lenses only.

To check the focus of a Leica lens and its coupling to the rangefinder the best thing...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 29
Views: 705
Posted By Erik van Straten
Maybe you can shim the optical unit, so moving...

Maybe you can shim the optical unit, so moving the optics a little bit backward or forward.

If I was you I would not touch the focusing curve in the lens mount because it is in principle...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 65
Views: 2,254
Posted By Erik van Straten
This is what a film M-Leica does in 2019 with a...

This is what a film M-Leica does in 2019 with a 1959 50mm f/1.4 lens at full aperture.

Erik.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48986536653_4bc07f0181_b.jpg
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 11-01-2019
Replies: 68
Views: 5,308
Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica MP, Summilux 50mm f/1.4 v1,...

Leica MP, Summilux 50mm f/1.4 v1, 400-2TMY.

Erik.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48708465811_9a01d08c9d_b.jpg
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 10-31-2019
Replies: 68
Views: 5,308
Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica MP, Summilux 50mm f/1.4 v1, 400-2TMY. The...

Leica MP, Summilux 50mm f/1.4 v1, 400-2TMY.

The double contours of dark objects against strong light indicate spherical...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 10-31-2019
Replies: 418
Views: 180,138
Posted By Erik van Straten
For many years, the price of this lens was about...

For many years, the price of this lens was about the same.

Maybe because it is a black paint lens the price is increasing now. The price of black paint lenses from Leitz are still rising too.

Erik.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 10-30-2019
Replies: 731
Views: 160,824
Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica MP, Summilux 50mm f/1.4 v1,...

Leica MP, Summilux 50mm f/1.4 v1, 400-2TMY.


https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48986536653_4bc07f0181_b.jpg
Forum: Optics Theory - 10-29-2019
Replies: 1,919
Views: 1,743,386
Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica M2, Summilux 50mm f/1.4 v1,...

Leica M2, Summilux 50mm f/1.4 v1, 400-2TMY.

Erik.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48976086676_d8acdd3a6a_b.jpg
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-29-2019
Replies: 1,015
Views: 372,417
Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica M2, Summilux 50mm f/1.4 v1,...

Leica M2, Summilux 50mm f/1.4 v1, 400-2TMY.

Erik.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48983190937_ba3e90bf95_b.jpg
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 10-28-2019
Replies: 68
Views: 5,308
Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica M2, Summilux 50mm f/1.4 v1 black,...

Leica M2, Summilux 50mm f/1.4 v1 black, 400-2TMY.

Erik.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48976086676_d8acdd3a6a_b.jpg
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 10-26-2019
Replies: 32
Views: 1,408
Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica MP, Elmar 35mm f/3.5, 400-2TMY/Adox MCC...

Leica MP, Elmar 35mm f/3.5, 400-2TMY/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48072471323_ecda162ab2_b.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-26-2019
Replies: 113
Views: 4,163
Posted By Erik van Straten
My view. Leica M2, Summicron 50mm f/2 rigid,...

My view.

Leica M2, Summicron 50mm f/2 rigid, 400-2TMY/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48008920027_c3acf84ae9_b.jpg
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 10-25-2019
Replies: 32
Views: 1,408
Posted By Erik van Straten
Yes, you are right, the large one is the FLQOO...

Yes, you are right, the large one is the FLQOO and the short one is the FOOKH.
I'm getting old I guess.
For the Elmar 35mm f/3.5 the FLQOO is the best.

Leica II, Elmar 35mm f/3.5 thick cam,...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-25-2019
Replies: 7,473
Views: 3,825,782
Posted By Erik van Straten
The camera was recently cla'd by Cathy Kuiper...

The camera was recently cla'd by Cathy Kuiper from Will van Manen camera-service. She did a wonderful job!


Erik.


https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48958216777_c98f6e6db1_z.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-25-2019
Replies: 326
Views: 33,024
Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica M2, Summicron 50mm f/2 rigid, 400-2TMY/Adox...

Leica M2, Summicron 50mm f/2 rigid, 400-2TMY/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48015200906_ed263dd38b_b.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-23-2019
Replies: 978
Views: 190,968
Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica MP, Summilux 50mm f/1.4 v1, 400-2TMY/Adox...

Leica MP, Summilux 50mm f/1.4 v1, 400-2TMY/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48746213447_aaee1728ab_b.jpg


https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48647257488_8627e617ce_b.jpg
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 10-22-2019
Replies: 114
Views: 4,452
Posted By Erik van Straten
I know Erwin Puts. He only has a Leica CL with a...

I know Erwin Puts. He only has a Leica CL with a 40mm Summicron. He is not a photographer at all.


Erik.
Forum: Optics Theory - 10-22-2019
Replies: 11
Views: 499
Posted By Erik van Straten
This is it: ...

This is it:

https://flashbackcamera.jp/photogall...ist_type=alpha (https://flashbackcamera.jp/photogallery/?title_list_type=alpha)
Forum: Optics Theory - 10-22-2019
Replies: 11
Views: 499
Posted By Erik van Straten
I find this a nice bo ke. Uncoated lens. Leica...

I find this a nice bo ke. Uncoated lens.

Leica IA (1928), Elmar 50mm f/3.5, 400-2TMY/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48007798851_22e26bf3eb_b.jpg
Forum: Zeiss Contax 10-22-2019
Replies: 26
Views: 1,005
Posted By Erik van Straten
Contax G1, Planar 45mm f/2, Tmax400/Adox MCC...

Contax G1, Planar 45mm f/2, Tmax400/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48015897888_12505ff081_b.jpg
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 10-22-2019
Replies: 24
Views: 1,057
Posted By Erik van Straten
This is what many copyists of Leica stuff have...

This is what many copyists of Leica stuff have been thinking.


Erik.
Forum: Zeiss Contax 10-22-2019
Replies: 26
Views: 1,005
Posted By Erik van Straten
Contax G1, Planar 45mm f/2, Tmax400/Adox MCC...

Contax G1, Planar 45mm f/2, Tmax400/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48007466237_468f82267e_b.jpg
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 10-20-2019
Replies: 731
Views: 160,824
Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica MP, Summilux steelrim 35mm f/1.4,...

Leica MP, Summilux steelrim 35mm f/1.4, 400-2TMY/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48905447438_3409c76dab_b.jpg
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 10-20-2019
Replies: 66
Views: 2,821
Posted By Erik van Straten
Cartier-Bresson used a 50mm 95% of the time. The...

Cartier-Bresson used a 50mm 95% of the time. The remaining 5% is for a 35mm.


Erik.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-18-2019
Replies: 326
Views: 33,024
Posted By Erik van Straten
Yes, in fact a view camera is the same thing as a...

Yes, in fact a view camera is the same thing as a camera obscura.


The method of squaring the paper to enlarge a drawing is very old. Many things from the past that we now see as simple solutions...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-18-2019
Replies: 326
Views: 33,024
Posted By Erik van Straten
Just Google: ingres portrait drawings He made...

Just Google: ingres portrait drawings

He made about 400 of them, from 1804 until 1860, with a pencil (graphite) that was invented by Conté in 1780.

Recent research suggest that he used a camera...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-18-2019
Replies: 326
Views: 33,024
Posted By Erik van Straten
Maybe she was wearing contact lenses in the first...

Maybe she was wearing contact lenses in the first shot.

There is only one draftsman who could have put this beauty on paper: Ingres. Do you know his pencil portrait drawings? Most probably Ingres...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-17-2019
Replies: 326
Views: 33,024
Posted By Erik van Straten
Beautiful wife you have, Peter, really a great...

Beautiful wife you have, Peter, really a great beauty.

How did you get those highlights in her eyes with only "natural" light?

Erik.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-17-2019
Replies: 4,615
Views: 1,313,948
Posted By Erik van Straten
Lovely pictures, Jean Marc! Leica MP, Summilux...

Lovely pictures, Jean Marc!

Leica MP, Summilux 35mm steel rim 1964, 400-2TMY/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48905447438_3409c76dab_b.jpg
Forum: Chris Crawford 10-16-2019
Replies: 119
Views: 4,809
Posted By Erik van Straten
Thank you, Chris! Erik.

Thank you, Chris!


Erik.
Forum: Chris Crawford 10-16-2019
Replies: 119
Views: 4,809
Posted By Erik van Straten
Here's a bike shot with the 35mm Elmar (nickel...

Here's a bike shot with the 35mm Elmar (nickel uncoated) by me. Includes a rough pub too.

Leica M2, Elmar 35mm f/3.5, 400-2TMY/Adox MCC...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-15-2019
Replies: 643
Views: 54,204
Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica MP, Summilux 35mm f/1.4 steel rim,...

Leica MP, Summilux 35mm f/1.4 steel rim, 400-2TMY/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48905447438_3409c76dab_b.jpg
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 10-15-2019
Replies: 1,035
Views: 200,696
Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica MP, Summilux 35mm f/1.4 steel rim,...

Leica MP, Summilux 35mm f/1.4 steel rim, 400-2TMY/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49144900968_97a6116731_b.jpg
Forum: Chris Crawford 10-15-2019
Replies: 119
Views: 4,809
Posted By Erik van Straten
Great picture! Yes, the Elmar 35mm is a great...

Great picture!


Yes, the Elmar 35mm is a great lens, better in fact than the 50mm ...


Erik.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-14-2019
Replies: 230
Views: 16,836
Posted By Erik van Straten
Nikon S2, Nikkor 50mm f/1.4, 400-2TMY/Adox MCC...

Nikon S2, Nikkor 50mm f/1.4, 400-2TMY/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48511480202_0c1fb92bb1_b.jpg
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 10-14-2019
Replies: 731
Views: 160,824
Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica M3, Summicron 50mm f/2 rigid, Kodak...

Leica M3, Summicron 50mm f/2 rigid, Kodak 5063/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48900663226_56791e0e11_b.jpg
Forum: Zeiss Contax 10-14-2019
Replies: 17
Views: 908
Posted By Erik van Straten
After a few years intensive use, the camera will...

After a few years intensive use, the camera will look like this:


https://live.staticflickr.com/3748/32846172855_25589e9aee_b.jpg


Erik.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 10-13-2019
Replies: 731
Views: 160,824
Posted By Erik van Straten
Thank you, Pan! Erik.

Thank you, Pan!


Erik.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 10-13-2019
Replies: 731
Views: 160,824
Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica M3, Summicron 50mm f/2 rigid, Kodak...

Leica M3, Summicron 50mm f/2 rigid, Kodak 5063/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48893253681_c6215f36d2_b.jpg
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 10-13-2019
Replies: 1,035
Views: 200,696
Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica M3, Summicron 50mm f/2 rigid, Kodak...

Leica M3, Summicron 50mm f/2 rigid, Kodak 5063/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48890387407_b40fc5e5c0_b.jpg


https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48893253681_b11eb8c7d4_b.jpg
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 10-13-2019
Replies: 731
Views: 160,824
Posted By Erik van Straten
Very nice shot, Pan! Leica M3, Summicron 50mm...

Very nice shot, Pan!

Leica M3, Summicron 50mm f/2 rigid, Kodak 5063/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48890387407_edc3c1af62_b.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-12-2019
Replies: 326
Views: 33,024
Posted By Erik van Straten
Nice shot, I love the Nokton f/1.1. Erik.

Nice shot, I love the Nokton f/1.1.


Erik.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 10-12-2019
Replies: 731
Views: 160,824
Posted By Erik van Straten
Thank you, Pan. It is a split grade print. It...

Thank you, Pan. It is a split grade print. It took me hours to get the right exposures (a split grade print is made with two exposures, a soft one and a hard one).


Erik.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 10-12-2019
Replies: 731
Views: 160,824
Posted By Erik van Straten
Thank you, Pan. A shot from 1979. Shot with my...

Thank you, Pan. A shot from 1979. Shot with my first Summicron 50mm rigid, 1567871. I was deeply impressed by its performance after many years using only the Nikkor H Auto. Unfortunately a few years...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-12-2019
Replies: 22
Views: 981
Posted By Erik van Straten
Yes, small lenses are great on the M5. Erik.

Yes, small lenses are great on the M5.


Erik.
Forum: Zeiss Contax 10-12-2019
Replies: 17
Views: 908
Posted By Erik van Straten
I prefer the Nikon S2 in black. Erik.

I prefer the Nikon S2 in black.


Erik.
Forum: Zeiss Contax 10-12-2019
Replies: 17
Views: 908
Posted By Erik van Straten
I have this model in a very good condition, it is...

I have this model in a very good condition, it is model 4 (Kuc). Everything works as it should. It even has a flash synch, beautifully hidden behind the right strap lug connector.

All my other...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 10-12-2019
Replies: 731
Views: 160,824
Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica M3, Summicron 50mm f/2 rigid, Kodak Safety...

Leica M3, Summicron 50mm f/2 rigid, Kodak Safety Film 5063 (=TriX) printed on Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48882480398_4473ed4d4d_b.jpg
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 10-12-2019
Replies: 731
Views: 160,824
Posted By Erik van Straten
Is it OK now, Peter? The title of the picture...

Is it OK now, Peter?


The title of the picture is: Der deutsche Führer begleitet seine Mutter auf dem Oktoberfest.

Erik.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 10-12-2019
Replies: 731
Views: 160,824
Posted By Erik van Straten
I made this shot in München in about 1975. I...

I made this shot in München in about 1975. I think the man needed police protection because he was a look-alike of Hitler. Just imagine the guy with a small black moustache!


Yes, can be a good idea...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-12-2019
Replies: 326
Views: 33,024
Posted By Erik van Straten
Thank you, Trung! Erik.

Thank you, Trung!


Erik.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-11-2019
Replies: 326
Views: 33,024
Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica M3, Summicron 50mm f/2 rigid, TriX/Adox MCC...

Leica M3, Summicron 50mm f/2 rigid, TriX/Adox MCC 110.


Erik.


https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48882480398_4473ed4d4d_b.jpg

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48883296622_f741e6ee29_b.jpg
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 10-11-2019
Replies: 1,035
Views: 200,696
Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica M3, Summicron 50mm f/2 rigid, Kodak...

Leica M3, Summicron 50mm f/2 rigid, Kodak 5063/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48882480398_4473ed4d4d_b.jpg


https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48883296622_05ae1a0451_b.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-10-2019
Replies: 326
Views: 33,024
Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica MP, Summilux 50mm f/1.4 v1, 400-2TMY/Adox...

Leica MP, Summilux 50mm f/1.4 v1, 400-2TMY/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48675933336_35c45959cc_b.jpg
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 10-09-2019
Replies: 731
Views: 160,824
Posted By Erik van Straten
Thank you Pan. Scenes like this too: Nikkormat...

Thank you Pan. Scenes like this too:

Nikkormat FTn, Nikkor H Auto 50mm f/2, TriX/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48884432303_c7f5ac2826_b.jpg
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 10-09-2019
Replies: 1
Views: 221
Posted By Erik van Straten
It is a nice exhibition, but if you are not...

It is a nice exhibition, but if you are not interested in the prints any book on Brassaï shows you the same.


Erik.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 10-09-2019
Replies: 11
Views: 513
Posted By Erik van Straten
My preference goes to the Leica III black/nickel....

My preference goes to the Leica III black/nickel. It has the enlarged rangefinder image and somehow the camera feels more solid. It has strap lugs , but I prefer to walk around with it in an eveready...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 10-08-2019
Replies: 1,410
Views: 476,309
Posted By Erik van Straten
This is about the highest number I have seen:...

This is about the highest number I have seen: 2166953.



https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48868196482_f36bae07dc_o.jpg


https://live.staticflickr.com/4674/25567547077_76804a1df6_o.png
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 10-08-2019
Replies: 1,410
Views: 476,309
Posted By Erik van Straten
Great shots, Jean-Marc! This is the earliest...

Great shots, Jean-Marc!


This is the earliest Summilux 35 steel rim I've ever seen (not mine):


https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48868168697_9d93596beb_b.jpg
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 10-08-2019
Replies: 731
Views: 160,824
Posted By Erik van Straten
Nikkormat FTn, Nikkor H Auto 50mm f/2, TriX/Adox...

Nikkormat FTn, Nikkor H Auto 50mm f/2, TriX/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48867665666_5c60e427d5_b.jpg
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 10-08-2019
Replies: 1,035
Views: 200,696
Posted By Erik van Straten
Nikkormat FTn, Nikkor H Auto 50mm f/2, TriX/Adox...

Nikkormat FTn, Nikkor H Auto 50mm f/2, TriX/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48867665666_17a14b04c8_b.jpg
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-06-2019
Replies: 1,015
Views: 372,417
Posted By Erik van Straten
Thanks! Erik.

Thanks!


Erik.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-06-2019
Replies: 1,015
Views: 372,417
Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica MP, Summilux 50mm f/1.4 v1, 400-2TMY/Adox...

Leica MP, Summilux 50mm f/1.4 v1, 400-2TMY/Adox Mcc 110.

Erik.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48746213447_aaee1728ab_b.jpg
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 10-06-2019
Replies: 39
Views: 1,052
Posted By Erik van Straten
In fact I can get a look of his results only for...

In fact I can get a look of his results only for a few seconds. Then the image is covered by some crazy advertisement. What I saw - I thought - is the result of incorrect development: the image looks...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 10-06-2019
Replies: 39
Views: 1,052
Posted By Erik van Straten
No, the modern TriX is a single layer film. The...

No, the modern TriX is a single layer film. The original TriX was a double layer film, one for the light tones and the other for the darker tones. The old TriX gives a very fine grain in the...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 10-06-2019
Replies: 39
Views: 1,052
Posted By Erik van Straten
It is better to work with a better developer,...

It is better to work with a better developer, like Ilford Perceptol. Truly great stuff. Use a good film, Kodak Tmax400 (400-2TMY). Very fine grain combined with high speed.



Erik.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-06-2019
Replies: 4,615
Views: 1,313,948
Posted By Erik van Straten
Thank you, Simon! Not published, only on flickr...

Thank you, Simon! Not published, only on flickr and here.


Erik.
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 10-05-2019
Replies: 1,035
Views: 200,696
Posted By Erik van Straten
Thank you very much, PRJ! Erik.

Thank you very much, PRJ!


Erik.
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 10-05-2019
Replies: 1,035
Views: 200,696
Posted By Erik van Straten
Thank you Pan, a nice find in my negative files:...

Thank you Pan, a nice find in my negative files: Syracusa (Sicily) in 1973. Totally forgotten.


Erik.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-05-2019
Replies: 4,615
Views: 1,313,948
Posted By Erik van Straten
Thank you, Deardorff! In the plastic bag is my...

Thank you, Deardorff!


In the plastic bag is my first chess-computer.



Erik.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-05-2019
Replies: 4,615
Views: 1,313,948
Posted By Erik van Straten
Selfie with a friend in 1979. Leica M3,...

Selfie with a friend in 1979.

Leica M3, Summicron 50mm f/2 rigid, TriX/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48471288816_9e55dbe163_b.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-04-2019
Replies: 58
Views: 2,524
Posted By Erik van Straten
A truly impressive performer! Erik.

A truly impressive performer!


Erik.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 10-04-2019
Replies: 68
Views: 5,308
Posted By Erik van Straten
Wow, that v1 was used a lot. Erik.

Wow, that v1 was used a lot.


Erik.
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 10-02-2019
Replies: 418
Views: 180,138
Posted By Erik van Straten
Nice shot, Steve, do you remember at wich f-stop...

Nice shot, Steve, do you remember at wich f-stop you took this one?


Erik.
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 10-02-2019
Replies: 1,035
Views: 200,696
Posted By Erik van Straten
Nikkormat FTn, Nikkor H Auto 50mm f/2, TriX/Adox...

Nikkormat FTn, Nikkor H Auto 50mm f/2, TriX/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48838382452_e2181b0a59_b.jpg
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 10-02-2019
Replies: 48
Views: 1,396
Posted By Erik van Straten
Hard to believe, but good for me! Erik.

Hard to believe, but good for me!


Erik.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 10-02-2019
Replies: 48
Views: 1,396
Posted By Erik van Straten
Raid, the numbers are around...

Raid, the numbers are around 3593xxx.




https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48832981377_6b1cdbf334_z.jpg


Erik.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 10-02-2019
Replies: 48
Views: 1,396
Posted By Erik van Straten
I have a black one, but I hate the bayonet on the...

I have a black one, but I hate the bayonet on the front (for mounting the shade), so I do not use it much.

Leica M2, Voigtländer Heliar 50mm f/2, 400-2TMY/Adox MCC...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 10-02-2019
Replies: 48
Views: 1,396
Posted By Erik van Straten
The Heliar is absolutely not softish, but it's...

The Heliar is absolutely not softish, but it's character is what I would call "over corrected". Like many other modern Voigtländer lenses it is so much corrected that not much character of it's own...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 10-01-2019
Replies: 1,035
Views: 200,696
Posted By Erik van Straten
Thank you. PRJ! Erik.

Thank you. PRJ!


Erik.
Forum: Tom Abrahamsson of RapidWinder.com 10-01-2019
Replies: 155
Views: 44,122
Posted By Erik van Straten
How good TriX and D76 actually were, in 1973...

How good TriX and D76 actually were, in 1973 ...

Nikkormat FTn, Nikkor H Auto 50mm f/2, TriX/Adox MCC...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 10-01-2019
Replies: 1,035
Views: 200,696
Posted By Erik van Straten
Nikkormat FTn, Nikkor H Auto 50mm f/2, TriX/Adox...

Nikkormat FTn, Nikkor H Auto 50mm f/2, TriX/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48829402286_a66eab4b9e_b.jpg
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 10-01-2019
Replies: 48
Views: 1,396
Posted By Erik van Straten
Depends on the condition and if there are boxes...

Depends on the condition and if there are boxes etc. EUR 1.500/2.000. Very rare lens. I have one. A great shooter. Often seen on presentation Leica's M6.


Erik.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 10-01-2019
Replies: 48
Views: 1,396
Posted By Erik van Straten
Yes, the Color-Skopar - not Color-Sropar - is...

Yes, the Color-Skopar - not Color-Sropar - is smaller, but is not an f/2 lens.


Erik.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 10-01-2019
Replies: 48
Views: 1,396
Posted By Erik van Straten
There is a heavy Summicron 50mm version 4 in...

There is a heavy Summicron 50mm version 4 in chrome, German made. No built-in hood, supersmooth focusing movement, 0.7m closest distance. Rare, but worth looking for.


Erik.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 09-30-2019
Replies: 762
Views: 39,853
Posted By Erik van Straten
It seems - because the difference in dept of...

It seems - because the difference in dept of field - that these two shots are made with different f-stops. I think a comparison like this is only useful when both shots are made with the same f-stop....
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 09-29-2019
Replies: 762
Views: 39,853
Posted By Erik van Straten
Yes, Raid is right, the flare is more pronounced...

Yes, Raid is right, the flare is more pronounced with the replica.


In the other tests the replica is not bad at all in my eyes.


Erik.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 09-29-2019
Replies: 288
Views: 39,901
Posted By Erik van Straten
Nikkormat FTn, Nikkor H Auto 50mm f/2, TriX/Adox...

Nikkormat FTn, Nikkor H Auto 50mm f/2, TriX/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48817425391_66564cbc51_b.jpg
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 09-29-2019
Replies: 1,035
Views: 200,696
Posted By Erik van Straten
Nikkormat FTn, Nikkor H Auto 50mm f/2, TriX/Adox...

Nikkormat FTn, Nikkor H Auto 50mm f/2, TriX/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48817425391_66564cbc51_b.jpg
Forum: Chris Crawford 09-29-2019
Replies: 119
Views: 4,809
Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica II, Hektor 50mm f/2.5 nickel uncoated,...

Leica II, Hektor 50mm f/2.5 nickel uncoated, Tmax400/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48069594241_31269ecea9_c.jpg
Forum: Chris Crawford 09-28-2019
Replies: 119
Views: 4,809
Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica III black and nickel, Elmar 50mm f/3.5...

Leica III black and nickel, Elmar 50mm f/3.5 nickel/uncoated, 400-2TMY/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48060645137_37e60e1154_c.jpg
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-27-2019
Replies: 731
Views: 160,824
Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica MP, Summicron 35mm f/2 v4 chrome,...

Leica MP, Summicron 35mm f/2 v4 chrome, Tmax400/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48015551381_6937df36c8_b.jpg
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-27-2019
Replies: 731
Views: 160,824
Posted By Erik van Straten
That's a great shot, Pan. Erik.

That's a great shot, Pan.



Erik.
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 09-27-2019
Replies: 418
Views: 180,138
Posted By Erik van Straten
Recently I've got a prewar Zeiss Sonnar (nickel...

Recently I've got a prewar Zeiss Sonnar (nickel uncoated) 50mm f/1.5. I use the lens without any problems on my S2. So the focusing differences between Nikon and Zeiss are minimal.


Erik.
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 09-27-2019
Replies: 418
Views: 180,138
Posted By Erik van Straten
Yes, a great shot, Steve. Leica M2,...

Yes, a great shot, Steve.


Leica M2, Color-Skopar 50mm f/2.5,400-2TMY/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48015756666_5c84f523a1_b.jpg
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-26-2019
Replies: 731
Views: 160,824
Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica MP, Summilux 50mm f/1.4 (1), 400-2TMY/Adox...

Leica MP, Summilux 50mm f/1.4 (1), 400-2TMY/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48751372492_7132fdd6a3_b.jpg
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 09-26-2019
Replies: 1,035
Views: 200,696
Posted By Erik van Straten
Thank you, Pan! Erik.

Thank you, Pan!


Erik.
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 09-25-2019
Replies: 1,035
Views: 200,696
Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica M2, Summar, 400-2TMY/Adox MCC...

Leica M2, Summar, 400-2TMY/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48796125286_2e43abd203_b.jpg
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-25-2019
Replies: 33
Views: 974
Posted By Erik van Straten
Yes, but you only need two filters: 00 and 5....

Yes, but you only need two filters: 00 and 5. There are two exposures, usually a long one with the 00 to control the highlights and a short one with the 5 to determine the deep blacks. This way of...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-25-2019
Replies: 33
Views: 974
Posted By Erik van Straten
There are so many possibilities with split grade...

There are so many possibilities with split grade printing, you can burn in the high lights with the hard filter if you like. There is no end to it. Fascinating, really.


Erik.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-25-2019
Replies: 33
Views: 974
Posted By Erik van Straten
Split grade printing. No burning or dodging...

Split grade printing. No burning or dodging necessary. Invented in the fifties by Pictorial Service in Paris.

There should be a possibility in Photoshop to create split grade printing digitally....
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-24-2019
Replies: 33
Views: 974
Posted By Erik van Straten
Very good possible, in fact I was talking about...

Very good possible, in fact I was talking about the Delta 400, an error ... I'm sorry.


Erik.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-24-2019
Replies: 33
Views: 974
Posted By Erik van Straten
Maybe 20 years ago or so the TriX has been...

Maybe 20 years ago or so the TriX has been changed from two layers - a sharp contrasty one and a soft one - into a single layer. Since then I didn't like it anymore. The effect became too graphical,...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-24-2019
Replies: 33
Views: 974
Posted By Erik van Straten
It makes a difference if you only scan the...

It makes a difference if you only scan the negatives or if you make wet prints (silver/gelatine) directly from them.

The 400-2TMY is perfectly allright for split grade printing, anyway the best...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-24-2019
Replies: 33
Views: 974
Posted By Erik van Straten
Maybe it smells digital -I never smell film- but...

Maybe it smells digital -I never smell film- but it doesn't look digital at all. Photography is about looking, isn't it?


Erik.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-24-2019
Replies: 33
Views: 974
Posted By Erik van Straten
The 400Tmax (400-2TMY) is simply the best B+W...

The 400Tmax (400-2TMY) is simply the best B+W film available today. I will never pay one cent more for Delta.


Erik.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-24-2019
Replies: 131
Views: 10,607
Posted By Erik van Straten
Contax G1, Planar 45mm f/2, Tmax400/Adox MCC...

Contax G1, Planar 45mm f/2, Tmax400/Adox MCC 110.


Erik.


https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48015897888_12505ff081_b.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-24-2019
Replies: 216
Views: 11,573
Posted By Erik van Straten
Nikkormat FTn, Nikkor H Auto 50mm f/2, TriX/Adox...

Nikkormat FTn, Nikkor H Auto 50mm f/2, TriX/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48787302952_4b815cea76_b.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-24-2019
Replies: 326
Views: 33,024
Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica M2, Summar, 400-2TMY/Adox MCC 110. ...

Leica M2, Summar, 400-2TMY/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.


https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48007960707_7054d0b37a_b.jpg
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-23-2019
Replies: 37
Views: 1,206
Posted By Erik van Straten
Film is fantastic, above all because you can make...

Film is fantastic, above all because you can make such nice prints from the negatives: gelatine silver ... The prints will outlive you many times.

...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 09-23-2019
Replies: 36
Views: 1,479
Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica MP, Summilux 50mm f/1.4 v1, 400-2TMY/Adox...

Leica MP, Summilux 50mm f/1.4 v1, 400-2TMY/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48780636688_a89717de81_b.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-23-2019
Replies: 55
Views: 1,855
Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica M3, Elmar-M 50mm f/2.8, Tmax400/Adox MCC...

Leica M3, Elmar-M 50mm f/2.8, Tmax400/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48015769343_1941726f2c_b.jpg
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 09-21-2019
Replies: 32
Views: 1,408
Posted By Erik van Straten
I agree with Michael here. The FOOKH is the most...

I agree with Michael here. The FOOKH is the most beautiful shade for the Elmar 35, but not only for the Elmar 35, also for the Elmar 50 and the Summar. It is wide enough for even the thickest fingers...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 09-20-2019
Replies: 32
Views: 1,408
Posted By Erik van Straten
The lens is very small, the lubricated mechanical...

The lens is very small, the lubricated mechanical parts are very close to the optical elements, so the evaporating solvents deposit on the lenses easily.


Erik.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 09-19-2019
Replies: 32
Views: 1,408
Posted By Erik van Straten
I wish that was true, but the Elmar 35mm is...

I wish that was true, but the Elmar 35mm is really a very good lens, even by todays standards.


Erik.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 09-19-2019
Replies: 32
Views: 1,408
Posted By Erik van Straten
The Elmar 35mm is an excellent lens....

The Elmar 35mm is an excellent lens.

Erik.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48015769743_b4ef30c0ca_b.jpg
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 09-19-2019
Replies: 32
Views: 1,408
Posted By Erik van Straten
Yes, but the lever of the aperture is also very...

Yes, but the lever of the aperture is also very small. However, I've seen 35mm Elmars with very smooth aperture levers. If the glass is clear, I would leave the lever as it is, but if there is haze -...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 09-19-2019
Replies: 32
Views: 1,408
Posted By Erik van Straten
All the Elmars 35mm f/3.5 are a bit stiff; it is...

All the Elmars 35mm f/3.5 are a bit stiff; it is normal; they're small lenses, but have a double focusing thread: one for pulling the optical unit in and out and the other for moving the rangefinder...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 09-19-2019
Replies: 418
Views: 180,138
Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica M3, Color-Skopar 50mm f/2.5, 400-2TMY/Adox...

Leica M3, Color-Skopar 50mm f/2.5, 400-2TMY/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48007808662_08439cdc71_b.jpg
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 09-18-2019
Replies: 1,724
Views: 114,275
Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica MP, Summilux 50mm f1.4 v1 black, 400-2TMY,...

Leica MP, Summilux 50mm f1.4 v1 black, 400-2TMY, Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48751372492_7132fdd6a3_b.jpg
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-18-2019
Replies: 731
Views: 160,824
Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica MP, Summilux 50mm f/1.4 v1 black,...

Leica MP, Summilux 50mm f/1.4 v1 black, 400-2TMY/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48751372492_7132fdd6a3_b.jpg
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 09-17-2019
Replies: 36
Views: 1,479
Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica MP, Summilux 50mm v1 black, 400-2TMY/Adox...

Leica MP, Summilux 50mm v1 black, 400-2TMY/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48751372492_7132fdd6a3_b.jpg
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 09-17-2019
Replies: 68
Views: 5,308
Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica MP, Summilux 50mm v1 black, 400-2TMY/Adox...

Leica MP, Summilux 50mm v1 black, 400-2TMY/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48751372492_7132fdd6a3_b.jpg
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 09-17-2019
Replies: 1,035
Views: 200,696
Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica MP, Summilux 50mm v1 black, 400-2TMY/Adox...

Leica MP, Summilux 50mm v1 black, 400-2TMY/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48751372492_7132fdd6a3_b.jpg
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 09-16-2019
Replies: 68
Views: 5,308
Posted By Erik van Straten
Thank you, Giulio! Leica MP, Summilux 50mm...

Thank you, Giulio!



Leica MP, Summilux 50mm f/1.4 v1 black, 400-2TMY/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.


https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48746213447_aaee1728ab_b.jpg
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 09-16-2019
Replies: 68
Views: 5,308
Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica MP, Summilux 50mm f/1.4 v1 (black),...

Leica MP, Summilux 50mm f/1.4 v1 (black), 400-2TMY/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48739856883_eb558ca5d7_b.jpg
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-15-2019
Replies: 1,015
Views: 372,417
Posted By Erik van Straten
Very nice shots, Kevin! Leica MP, Summilux 50mm...

Very nice shots, Kevin!

Leica MP, Summilux 50mm v1 chrome, 400-2TMY/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48596211442_69ef8da51a_b.jpg
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 09-15-2019
Replies: 1,035
Views: 200,696
Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica MP, Summilux 50mm f/1.4 v1 (black),...

Leica MP, Summilux 50mm f/1.4 v1 (black), 400-2TMY/Adox MCC...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-15-2019
Replies: 1,015
Views: 372,417
Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica MP, Summilux 50mm f/1.4 v1 (black),...

Leica MP, Summilux 50mm f/1.4 v1 (black), 400-2TMY/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48739856883_eb558ca5d7_b.jpg
Showing results 1 to 199 of 1000

 


All times are GMT -8. The time now is 05:27.


vBulletin skin developed by: eXtremepixels
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.6.8
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.

All content on this site is Copyright Protected and owned by its respective owner. You may link to content on this site but you may not reproduce any of it in whole or part without written consent from its owner.