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Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 13 Hours Ago
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Posted By DwF
+1^^^ Congratulations he's beautiful. To many...

+1^^^ Congratulations he's beautiful. To many healthy happy years and more beautiful moments ahead!

David
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 16 Hours Ago
Replies: 109
Views: 16,511
Posted By DwF
Breakfast Club

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This was from Mid-Feb ....different time.
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 17 Hours Ago
Replies: 109
Views: 16,511
Posted By DwF
Thank you for noticing and taking the time to...

Thank you for noticing and taking the time to answer John :) I realized later that the Thread heading Show Us Your M240 Pics was misleading and there are even some M10 images posted.

I'm enjoying...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 2 Days Ago
Replies: 46
Views: 2,790
Posted By DwF
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Forum: Olympus RF 3 Days Ago
Replies: 164
Views: 48,970
Posted By DwF
Good points David...as usual :) and jrose125, I...

Good points David...as usual :) and

jrose125, I agree the RF patch can be dim and dimmer as my two show. The one is better (less dim) than the other but that would certainly be something along with...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 3 Days Ago
Replies: 109
Views: 16,511
Posted By DwF
Downtown Sunday

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Forum: Olympus RF 3 Days Ago
Replies: 164
Views: 48,970
Posted By DwF
Funny for me to to see this as I was just...

Funny for me to to see this as I was just revisiting my 2 XA cameras as my son wanted to try a film camera. I first considered loaning my Rollei 35s but after playing with it, thought the XA an...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 3 Days Ago
Replies: 97
Views: 9,306
Posted By DwF
Interesting KoFe your comment Lomography at large...

Interesting KoFe your comment Lomography at large apertures. That is how I thought of the pre-Asph 35m Summilux. I would think this at least at f 1.4 improves on that lens....as much as we love the...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 5 Days Ago
Replies: 109
Views: 16,511
Posted By DwF
Nice to see folks posting here. I am wondering...

Nice to see folks posting here. I am wondering whether pics from the M262 (not the M262-D for Purity sake) but the plain old 262 welcome here?

David
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 6 Days Ago
Replies: 97
Views: 9,306
Posted By DwF
Thanks for sharing these Ko.fe. I've been...

Thanks for sharing these Ko.fe. I've been curious about this lens. I had the 40 f 1.4 many years back and sold it but also know this lens is quite an improvement for digital cameras. Your "bokeh...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 6 Days Ago
Replies: 382
Views: 39,405
Posted By DwF
-two experiences

75mm Heliar f1.8 @ f2.5
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50mm C-Sonnar f 1.5 @2
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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 1 Week Ago
Replies: 698
Views: 23,225
Posted By DwF
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During a surprise visit with an old friend. Joel is a guitarist from Winnipeg. He moved west in the 70s and became an avid fisherman...
Forum: Photography General Interest 1 Week Ago
Replies: 32
Views: 637
Posted By DwF
And a bit off-topic but Pentax also made some...

And a bit off-topic but Pentax also made some wonderful lenses. I know Pentax's SMC 50 f 1.4 was a favorite for Pentax shooters, but I really liked the SMC 50mm f...
Forum: Photography General Interest 1 Week Ago
Replies: 32
Views: 637
Posted By DwF
Many years back when I had my Konica Hexar, a...

Many years back when I had my Konica Hexar, a friend who worked at a local camera store, and who loved shooting his Konica Autoreflex, told me that, -and rather than paraphrase, I take the following...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 1 Week Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 471
Posted By DwF
Thanks for sharing this Ashwin. It would be nice...

Thanks for sharing this Ashwin. It would be nice to see a direct comparison to the CV 75 f1.8 which also seems logical piece for comparison.

David
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 1 Week Ago
Replies: 24
Views: 932
Posted By DwF
Sticking around the house more now, I've been...

Sticking around the house more now, I've been wanting to go through old slides. This gives me curiosity to look for pics made with the R6 I had for a year or so and what I recall was the 28 f2.8 As...
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 1 Week Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 298
Posted By DwF
Excellent review I did a quick reply :) David

Excellent review I did a quick reply :)

David
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 1 Week Ago
Replies: 5,573
Views: 856,072
Posted By DwF
Samish Bay

This file was from one of my first outings with the Monochrom. When I went back to see it, I was amazed at how aggressive my processing was compared to what I do now, so I decided a re-due was in...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 1 Week Ago
Replies: 21
Views: 371
Posted By DwF
Stunning is a good word! Nice one with Monochrom...

Stunning is a good word! Nice one with Monochrom and BTW in the image with the chair and it's tonality contrasts the background nicely.
David
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 1 Week Ago
Replies: 21
Views: 371
Posted By DwF
Thanks for sharing these Flat Twin- all very...

Thanks for sharing these Flat Twin- all very nice. The last one caught my eye particularly but then looking back the second one also very nicely done. I'm a fan of the 28 Elmarit-M v4, and prefer it...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 1 Week Ago
Replies: 13
Views: 822
Posted By DwF
90mm Elmarit f2.8, Tele-Elmarit, fat, thin, Post 'em Here

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Folks post threads looking for info about the various Leica 90mm f 2.8 lenses fairly regularly. While for many who shoot M...
Forum: Photography General Interest 1 Week Ago
Replies: 128
Views: 6,333
Posted By DwF
Robert, I take it you are doing okay there. It...

Robert,

I take it you are doing okay there. It is horrifying but sadly not surprising that our administration were unable to get on this as they should have. Needless to say, one of the prime...
Forum: Photography General Interest 1 Week Ago
Replies: 128
Views: 6,333
Posted By DwF
Water keeps rollin'

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Fortunate to have the Mount Baker National Forest just up the road, I socially-distanced on this open stretch of the Nooksack...
Forum: RFF News 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 814
Posted By DwF
I always said, Velveeta was horribly disguised...

I always said, Velveeta was horribly disguised health food......oh, never mind.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 356
Views: 40,324
Posted By DwF
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M262 Zeiss 50mm C-Sonnar
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 356
Views: 40,324
Posted By DwF
Very nice one Erik!

Very nice one Erik!
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 5,573
Views: 856,072
Posted By DwF
Waterside Cafe, Vancouver

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Forum: Photography General Interest 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 50
Views: 1,319
Posted By DwF
Part two!

Helen,

Your prompt here was a good one. I'd just waken and eyes barely opened, it was fun to muse over. After walking away, it occurred to me that buried in your third paragraph was another...
Forum: Photography General Interest 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 50
Views: 1,319
Posted By DwF
I love seeing a good color image, and would miss...

I love seeing a good color image, and would miss shooting in color if it were not available to me.

Seeing and shooting black and white image however, allows me to strip away the distraction that...
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 5,573
Views: 856,072
Posted By DwF
Music Lesson

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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 258
Views: 24,809
Posted By DwF
Granville Bridge- Vancouver, B.C,

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M10 28mm Elmarit-M 1/15th f 2.8 ISO 1600 Handheld
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 5,573
Views: 856,072
Posted By DwF
Allen, looks like the pooch used Crest white...

Allen, looks like the pooch used Crest white strips!

David
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 5,573
Views: 856,072
Posted By DwF
Korean Food in Gastown, Vancouver

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Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 5,573
Views: 856,072
Posted By DwF
Welcome Helen! I bet this thread is about to get...

Welcome Helen! I bet this thread is about to get some new life with your contributions. The M9M should be a perfect companion for you. Vince's advice is good, of course. Looking forward to seeing...
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 5,573
Views: 856,072
Posted By DwF
Hanging in Gastown, Vancouver

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Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 13
Views: 822
Posted By DwF
I have had several versions of 90mm including a...

I have had several versions of 90mm including a Pre-Asph Summicron. In addition to a couple "fat" teles, one of which is what I've held on to. I also had the 90mm Elmarit f2.8, the Thin-Tele and the...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 237
Views: 29,820
Posted By DwF
Dining at Korean Restaurant

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Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 02-24-2020
Replies: 5,573
Views: 856,072
Posted By DwF
Thank you Allen! Mike's work got more interesting...

Thank you Allen! Mike's work got more interesting after 9/11 He did a very cool series of obelisk-like figures with several on a base and in a row, each with a unique shape creating a sort of...
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 02-24-2020
Replies: 5,573
Views: 856,072
Posted By DwF
Glass Art by Michael O'keefe

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50mm C-Sonnar f 1.5

This is a piece of glass that I have at home that dates back perhaps to the mid-nineties. It is infused with...
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 02-24-2020
Replies: 5,573
Views: 856,072
Posted By DwF
I have to say I am enjoying the M10 more and more...

I have to say I am enjoying the M10 more and more as I use it :)
David
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 02-24-2020
Replies: 5,573
Views: 856,072
Posted By DwF
Nice to see you are still posting w M9M Allen....

Nice to see you are still posting w M9M Allen. and nice set here. I wondered if maybe you were going to move to the M10M. I still have my MM but have been preoccupied with my color bodies of late,...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 02-24-2020
Replies: 33
Views: 2,494
Posted By DwF
Just seeing this thread Mike. Looking at the...

Just seeing this thread Mike. Looking at the images you've made throughout, this 90mm with Sony is a good combination for you. Fun also in the early images seeing the photographers struggling to...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 02-21-2020
Replies: 312
Views: 79,367
Posted By DwF
Very happening thread! .....too many to single...

Very happening thread! .....too many to single out, but I will definitely re-visit here.

Thank you all who posted the past two pages that have held my attention here.

David
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 02-21-2020
Replies: 2,033
Views: 316,642
Posted By DwF
Nice page of this thread! This one particularly...

Nice page of this thread! This one particularly grabs me.

David
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 02-20-2020
Replies: 17
Views: 920
Posted By DwF
I also have an M262-S (for screen). Every time I...

I also have an M262-S (for screen). Every time I picked one up it just felt right and as I was hunting for a used M10, one showed up used but like new at a price I couldn't ignore. It's a pretty...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-18-2020
Replies: 125
Views: 17,072
Posted By DwF
Thank you Henry. After a long stretch of gray and...

Thank you Henry. After a long stretch of gray and rainy it was really nice to get out and see it break up!

David
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-17-2020
Replies: 125
Views: 17,072
Posted By DwF
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M10 21mm SEM f3.4
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-17-2020
Replies: 447
Views: 240,690
Posted By DwF
Beautiful work Brendan! And Bob (Sepiareverb in...

Beautiful work Brendan!

And Bob (Sepiareverb in Vermont-if you see this) love the color in that one you posted!

David
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-15-2020
Replies: 560
Views: 100,215
Posted By DwF
Just beginning.....

....and already trying to tackle Dust in the Wind


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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-14-2020
Replies: 3,209
Views: 503,086
Posted By DwF
When I hand my camera off to my son.....

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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-14-2020
Replies: 3,209
Views: 503,086
Posted By DwF
Daniel that ^ is a beautiful picture. David

Daniel that ^ is a beautiful picture.

David
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-14-2020
Replies: 171
Views: 11,372
Posted By DwF
A Lull in the Conversation

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50mm Summilux ASPH
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 02-09-2020
Replies: 39
Views: 2,128
Posted By DwF
You for sure stole it but to get the most out of...

You for sure stole it but to get the most out of it, you need it to come off the M3 and put it on an M2 where the viewfinder is optimized for 35mm.

Don't be concerned with dollars. It's the...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 02-09-2020
Replies: 15
Views: 909
Posted By DwF
Fun set. I particularly liked the ones at the...

Fun set. I particularly liked the ones at the fire. The brandy looks to be chasing a morning danish from the grocery!

David
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 02-04-2020
Replies: 5,602
Views: 988,155
Posted By DwF
Thank you Robert, just seeing this months later....

Thank you Robert, just seeing this months later. And wonderful variety and nicely displayed of beans and hardware this thread! :)
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 02-02-2020
Replies: 38
Views: 1,930
Posted By DwF
Your pics look great, and the lens doesn't look...

Your pics look great, and the lens doesn't look much different on the body than the 21mm SEM (must be wider in diameter though) It has same hood design, so it looks compact.

Anyway looking forward...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 02-01-2020
Replies: 110
Views: 3,724
Posted By DwF
Really like this one Bingley! David

Really like this one Bingley!
David
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 02-01-2020
Replies: 110
Views: 3,724
Posted By DwF
Erik, This one ^ is really nice, love the way...

Erik,

This one ^ is really nice, love the way the avenue recedes from your foreground...really captures it! I sadly have nothing scanned from collapsible but here is an old one made with Dual Range...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-01-2020
Replies: 3,209
Views: 503,086
Posted By DwF
Dopapod at Nectar Lounge, Seattle

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Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 02-01-2020
Replies: 110
Views: 3,724
Posted By DwF
This is nice Eric, and also the bokeh with...

This is nice Eric, and also the bokeh with collapsible Summicron when at wide apertures was creamy smooth. I haven't had this lens in many years but really liked it.
David
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 01-31-2020
Replies: 110
Views: 3,724
Posted By DwF
If I'm honest about it, the only complaint about...

If I'm honest about it, the only complaint about v5 was that when I had a filter on (always), the hood retracted would move enough to push the cap off easily! But I agree the hood is very slick and...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 01-31-2020
Replies: 110
Views: 3,724
Posted By DwF
Bingley, Nice one :) and when I had v3 the throw...

Bingley, Nice one :) and when I had v3 the throw never bothered me either.


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v5 Summicron
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 01-31-2020
Replies: 110
Views: 3,724
Posted By DwF
The "bokeh king" is v4 in 35mm FWIW:) ...

The "bokeh king" is v4 in 35mm FWIW:)

Regarding 50mm lenses, the one thing to point out is that v4 and 5 Summicrons share the same optical formula, and have shorter throw than v3 as I recall....
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 01-30-2020
Replies: 110
Views: 3,724
Posted By DwF
Raid, I agree w ccoppola, you do really well...

Raid,

I agree w ccoppola, you do really well with the Rigid. Maybe try the Zeiss 50 Sonnar
f1.5 or CV F1.5 Nokton. You will spend less, get a different look and shallower dof.

David
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-27-2020
Replies: 513
Views: 41,866
Posted By DwF
Urban Campfire

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M262 50 Summilux ASPH 1/15th @f4 ISO 3200
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-27-2020
Replies: 109
Views: 4,254
Posted By DwF
Gatekeeper

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M262 50 Summilux ASPH
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 01-24-2020
Replies: 70
Views: 2,474
Posted By DwF
Examples I have seen from the 35 f 2.8 Biogon...

Examples I have seen from the 35 f 2.8 Biogon were very sharp, and notably better wide open than the f2 Biogon stopped to f 2.8 I've considered getting one but find them harder to come by used than...
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 01-20-2020
Replies: 191
Views: 7,127
Posted By DwF
Klaus, I only saw him that one time that I...

Klaus,

I only saw him that one time that I recall in a small intimate venue but saw him in larger ones (Alice Tully and Carnegie). I did see Bill Evans at least a couple times back in the seventies...
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 01-20-2020
Replies: 191
Views: 7,127
Posted By DwF
Thanks for that Cal.also use the Heliopan...

Thanks for that Cal.also use the Heliopan "digital" filter.

Your analysis is more detailed than mine. Nor have I made or seen live side-by-side prints from 246 files to make adequate comparison. I...
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 01-20-2020
Replies: 191
Views: 7,127
Posted By DwF
Keith dealt with that lots! I was at the...

Keith dealt with that lots! I was at the Village Vanguard during that time to hear him with his trio (Eddie Gomez and Paul Motian on drums). Within a few bars of the first tune, he had the tuning...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-19-2020
Replies: 3,209
Views: 503,086
Posted By DwF
Tides Out, Boundary Bay at White Rock, B.C.

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M 262 35mm Summicron v4
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-18-2020
Replies: 356
Views: 40,324
Posted By DwF
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50mm Summilux -M ASPH
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-16-2020
Replies: 241
Views: 8,019
Posted By DwF
Bamboo on Blue

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M262 35mm Summicron v4
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 01-16-2020
Replies: 2,033
Views: 316,642
Posted By DwF
That's a really good one and you use it well. Fun...

That's a really good one and you use it well. Fun visiting this thread, many nice images here.

David
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 01-16-2020
Replies: 2,033
Views: 316,642
Posted By DwF
Raid, Nice shot and fun to see the "real" thing...

Raid,

Nice shot and fun to see the "real" thing (5cm f 1.5 from 1937) :)

David
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 01-16-2020
Replies: 2,033
Views: 316,642
Posted By DwF
Istanbul on Bosphorus

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These are from my Istanbul visit and an early morning walk in...
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 01-15-2020
Replies: 5,573
Views: 856,072
Posted By DwF
Thanks Vince, I used the camera (center weight)...

Thanks Vince,

I used the camera (center weight) but taking into consideration: The meter often under exposes on my Monochrom, and with the light flat, I over exposed a 1/3rd and 2/3rds which,...
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 01-15-2020
Replies: 5,573
Views: 856,072
Posted By DwF
Snow Day

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Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 01-15-2020
Replies: 30
Views: 1,311
Posted By DwF
I agree with Slantface here the Summicron Asph...

I agree with Slantface here the Summicron Asph renders very nicely, and wide open, I recall enjoying a bit more contrast than my current v4. The v4 is fine and I do prefer it ergonomically (size)....
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 01-10-2020
Replies: 8
Views: 413
Posted By DwF
Thanks for that! I'm pretty sure it will work on...

Thanks for that! I'm pretty sure it will work on the M10. I have a couple, three older lenses and am considering to give it a try.

David
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 01-10-2020
Replies: 8
Views: 413
Posted By DwF
How do you do the "white" paint? Do you also use...

How do you do the "white" paint? Do you also use sharpie in white?
Forum: RFF Polls 01-09-2020
Replies: 136
Views: 25,099
Posted By DwF
Ah, Bob, I forgot you mentioned the "square" and...

Ah, Bob, I forgot you mentioned the "square" and have enjoyed many of your images here on the forum. Not recalling square format, I went to your web-page....nice work!

I see now why Sony RX1R...
Forum: RFF Polls 01-08-2020
Replies: 136
Views: 25,099
Posted By DwF
Bob, I understand, no worries here but hope you...

Bob,

I understand, no worries here but hope you find something that works for you. I will say FWIW the X-113 Leica (also fixed lens) is way easier to operate and a very nice sleeper of a...
Forum: RFF Polls 01-08-2020
Replies: 136
Views: 25,099
Posted By DwF
It sounds like from your earlier post, you bought...

It sounds like from your earlier post, you bought the camera. If so, and if you are willing to spend a bit more time before tossing it out the window!

Initial start-up is slow but Leica M10 is not...
Forum: RFF Polls 01-07-2020
Replies: 136
Views: 25,099
Posted By DwF
Gotta love old threads but you got my attention....

Gotta love old threads but you got my attention. I get there are things not to like but it's still a pretty cool camera. Share your thoughts.....
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-04-2020
Replies: 82
Views: 2,393
Posted By DwF
I like the way the colors soften but don't...

I like the way the colors soften but don't distract from the graphic strength of this image. And Gotta love the X Pro 2!

David
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-03-2020
Replies: 82
Views: 2,393
Posted By DwF
Thanks Helen.....Many nice images rolling in with...

Thanks Helen.....Many nice images rolling in with this thread- you opened a Pandora's box!

I have to agree with jsrockit, the Fuji X Pro 3 (myself I prefer the XP 2) might be the ticket! And...
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-03-2020
Replies: 82
Views: 2,393
Posted By DwF
That is a nice look Helen (your one...

That is a nice look Helen (your one above....several folks beat me to the spot past your last one :)


I feel like with digital, we are fortunate to have many ways to get a result that we can work...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-31-2019
Replies: 5,735
Views: 519,612
Posted By DwF
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Cafe Vivace, Seattle
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-30-2019
Replies: 3,209
Views: 503,086
Posted By DwF
Kickin-back

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Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 12-29-2019
Replies: 5,573
Views: 856,072
Posted By DwF
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49295195262_77...

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MM 50mm C Sonnar
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 12-27-2019
Replies: 72
Views: 2,494
Posted By DwF
That would frustrate me as well if not piss me...

That would frustrate me as well if not piss me off! I've never purchased a new Leica M body with exception of a demo M8. I've found service on my Leicas to be pretty good but with sensor...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 12-27-2019
Replies: 72
Views: 2,494
Posted By DwF
Huss, With all due respect, you answer the...

Huss,

With all due respect, you answer the question regarding what you accurately point out is a disparity in pricing between the Sony. Leica is a small company, but materials and construction...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-22-2019
Replies: 20
Views: 933
Posted By DwF
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48996558263_aa...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48996558263_aae31af8e5_o.jpg


Nice prompt for this thread Peter. I posted this earlier somewhere else but realized it fits this thread better than another I'd...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-22-2019
Replies: 20
Views: 3,411
Posted By DwF
It's all personal preference but the 28 Elmarit-M...

It's all personal preference but the 28 Elmarit-M v4 is a wonderful lens and can be fitted with the 35mm Summilux asph hood. It is the E46 version.

This lens is not as high contrast as the asph...
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 12-21-2019
Replies: 5,573
Views: 856,072
Posted By DwF
Very nice to see your recent efforts Vince! And...

Very nice to see your recent efforts Vince!

And thanks Klaus also for sharing your catch....low on caloric content but wonderful play of light and graphic.

Thank you both for keeping this thread...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-20-2019
Replies: 407
Views: 39,913
Posted By DwF
Tabasco

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Forum: Fuji X Series 12-19-2019
Replies: 285
Views: 13,107
Posted By DwF
I'm betting that your new X Pro 3 will have a...

I'm betting that your new X Pro 3 will have a good home and see lots of use Mike. I have had only a short hands-on with the new model, and immediately noticed a subtle but effective improvement in...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-15-2019
Replies: 407
Views: 39,913
Posted By DwF
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49224322222_17...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49224322222_172d251743_o.jpg

M10 35mm Summicron v4
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 12-15-2019
Replies: 2,033
Views: 316,642
Posted By DwF
Beautifully composed Raid. I remember this lens...

Beautifully composed Raid. I remember this lens fondly too :)

David
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-14-2019
Replies: 31
Views: 890
Posted By DwF
Peter, To preface my comment, I get that you are...

Peter,

To preface my comment, I get that you are needing distance from your canvas hence this exercise.

I generally feel that if color for some or any reason enhances the core of what the image is...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-13-2019
Replies: 698
Views: 23,225
Posted By DwF
My Friend John

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X Pro 2 XF 27mm f 2.8
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-13-2019
Replies: 470
Views: 38,272
Posted By DwF
Vancouver

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...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-11-2019
Replies: 1,036
Views: 197,645
Posted By DwF
No Train or Station in Sight!

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M10 28mm Elmarit v4
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 12-11-2019
Replies: 9
Views: 731
Posted By DwF
I've had the 28mm Elmarit Asph and currently...

I've had the 28mm Elmarit Asph and currently carry the 28mm Elmarit V4 (pre-asph). The pre-aspheric is larger (same as Summicron) but not so contrasty as the Elmarit asph. It renders beautifuly and...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-10-2019
Replies: 233
Views: 18,021
Posted By DwF
Shedding Light

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M10 Zeiss 50mm f 1.5 C Sonnar
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-10-2019
Replies: 407
Views: 39,913
Posted By DwF
Two Bulbs and a Gull

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Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 12-10-2019
Replies: 8
Views: 1,110
Posted By DwF
Thank you Larry and Huss! Words can never begin...

Thank you Larry and Huss!

Words can never begin to capture those feelings, but pics help :) My son and I just wondered off with cameras this gray day in the Northwest and regardless of whether we...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 12-10-2019
Replies: 8
Views: 1,110
Posted By DwF
I am a user of the MM for some time now, and have...

I am a user of the MM for some time now, and have been using Photoshop from conversion of DNG and staying with Photoshop to finish the images I make. I don't begin to profess that my way is even the...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-07-2019
Replies: 5,735
Views: 519,612
Posted By DwF
And a very nice counter-point Peter (puns always...

And a very nice counter-point Peter (puns always intended). I thought at first with mine of posting in "Front of House" but didn't see it searching when this thread came up. :)

David
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-06-2019
Replies: 5,735
Views: 519,612
Posted By DwF
Two and an Aparition

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Waiting for Thai food just after picking up my new (it's used) M10
35mm Summicron v4 1600 [email protected] f2
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-06-2019
Replies: 3,209
Views: 503,086
Posted By DwF
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49179573271_a8...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49179573271_a8468c743a_o.jpg

From visit to Barbershop to escape the rain a while back, I was distracted by this conversation n the doorway.....
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 12-02-2019
Replies: 2,033
Views: 316,642
Posted By DwF
Funny, I'm looking at a used M10 later today but...

Funny, I'm looking at a used M10 later today but was thinking this morning after seeing the images here.....hmmm maybe M9(P) would suffice.

David
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 12-02-2019
Replies: 2,033
Views: 316,642
Posted By DwF
Just waking and opened this thread...wonderful...

Just waking and opened this thread...wonderful images here from everyone, truly!

David
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-01-2019
Replies: 698
Views: 23,225
Posted By DwF
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49149803933_12...

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Gu...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 11-24-2019
Replies: 44
Views: 2,043
Posted By DwF
https://live.staticflickr.com/4693/38754716654_b08...

https://live.staticflickr.com/4693/38754716654_b08f15553d_o.jpg

These are nicer in person than the picture shows because the quality and smell of the leather is there. On my M I have a simple black...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-23-2019
Replies: 113
Views: 5,121
Posted By DwF
Autumn Roses Infused w Frost-

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Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 11-21-2019
Replies: 5,573
Views: 856,072
Posted By DwF
Broken Chipseal Notwithstanding

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21 SEM
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 11-18-2019
Replies: 5,573
Views: 856,072
Posted By DwF
Very nice Allen, Eastern Oregon? David

Very nice Allen, Eastern Oregon?

David
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 11-18-2019
Replies: 5,573
Views: 856,072
Posted By DwF
Vince, Congratulations again on your show but...

Vince,

Congratulations again on your show but also your handling and treatment of this image as you did. While it's nice to let images speak for themselves, your words adding a personal touch were...
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 11-17-2019
Replies: 5,573
Views: 856,072
Posted By DwF
Thank you Richard! David

Thank you Richard!

David
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 11-17-2019
Replies: 5,573
Views: 856,072
Posted By DwF
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49080737631_8a...

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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-16-2019
Replies: 3,209
Views: 503,086
Posted By DwF
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48926372071_2a...

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Forum: Photography General Interest 11-14-2019
Replies: 54
Views: 2,461
Posted By DwF
I agree about Jono Slack, and Sean Reid,...

I agree about Jono Slack, and Sean Reid, mentioned earlier.
Tom Abrahamsson deserves mention who did informal reviews for Viewfinder. They were not technical like Sean Reid but his writing was quite...
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 11-11-2019
Replies: 5,573
Views: 856,072
Posted By DwF
Quartet https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49052...

Quartet

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49052352783_bf31258e1c_o.jpg

MM CV 75 f 1.8
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 11-11-2019
Replies: 2
Views: 352
Posted By DwF
Hah! I don't mean to laugh, but I was out only 4...

Hah! I don't mean to laugh, but I was out only 4 ours ago on a rocky beach and as I switched out my 75 f 1.8 for my 35mm f2 v 4, and placed the rectangular cap in my teeth, and then my right hand. I...
Forum: Leica Q / CL/ T / X Series 11-11-2019
Replies: 258
Views: 50,104
Posted By DwF
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49047855222_9b...

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taken by my son shooting the...
Forum: Leica Q / CL/ T / X Series 11-11-2019
Replies: 258
Views: 50,104
Posted By DwF
Thank you Robert, only back here now to post did...

Thank you Robert, only back here now to post did I see your kind post!

David
Forum: Tom Abrahamsson of RapidWinder.com 11-09-2019
Replies: 40
Views: 2,370
Posted By DwF
Thank you for that Simon, and timely as I was...

Thank you for that Simon, and timely as I was able to edit my post. Writing it, a red flag was trying to pop up. I realize who the other Chris was (another from my past) that I confused Chris...
Forum: Tom Abrahamsson of RapidWinder.com 11-09-2019
Replies: 40
Views: 2,370
Posted By DwF
What a find Zuiko! You could call that the golden...

What a find Zuiko! You could call that the golden age of ebay ;) And yes he was the consummate gentleman.
Forum: Tom Abrahamsson of RapidWinder.com 11-09-2019
Replies: 40
Views: 2,370
Posted By DwF
Great story Simon, thanks for sharing it. Here...

Great story Simon, thanks for sharing it.

Here below is one of two of Tom's images that I proudly hang (this one in my office which is a loft area where a big open wall provides nice visibility :) ...
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 11-04-2019
Replies: 55
Views: 2,933
Posted By DwF
Good read, thanks Richard. And no four wheels on...

Good read, thanks Richard. And no four wheels on air suspension notwithstanding, nice tree image^^ ;)

David
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-03-2019
Replies: 49
Views: 1,747
Posted By DwF
Your order.....

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RX1R II
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-03-2019
Replies: 49
Views: 1,747
Posted By DwF
Both...outside looking in!

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Forum: Fuji X Series 11-03-2019
Replies: 86
Views: 7,147
Posted By DwF
Mike, that's the ticket, beautiful and I like how...

Mike, that's the ticket, beautiful and I like how close -in so she commands the frame!

Welcome Chris! Yours here are all nice but particularly love how the light hits the white feathery bloom in...
Forum: Fuji X Series 11-02-2019
Replies: 28
Views: 1,761
Posted By DwF
I attended the Photo EXPO that Kenmore Camera in...

I attended the Photo EXPO that Kenmore Camera in Seattle hosted today. I went right to the Fuji table where I had hands-on with the X Pro 3 in Titanium and Plain-Jane Black. The X Pro 3 is very nice...
Forum: Fuji X Series 11-02-2019
Replies: 86
Views: 7,147
Posted By DwF
Thank you Mike, I think that you should post...

Thank you Mike,

I think that you should post your first one hereunder "The Look" X2 on that one, very nice! :)

David
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-02-2019
Replies: 34
Views: 2,428
Posted By DwF
At Lincoln Center

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RX1R 35mm f2 Sonnar
Forum: Fuji X Series 11-01-2019
Replies: 86
Views: 7,147
Posted By DwF
Thank you Mike! Maybe with the curiosity around...

Thank you Mike! Maybe with the curiosity around the X Pro 3, folks will pick up XP 2s and we'll see more posts here.

Here is one more that I posted elsewhere on the forum a month or so ago. It was...
Forum: Fuji X Series 11-01-2019
Replies: 86
Views: 7,147
Posted By DwF
I'm enjoying so many of your nice images here...

I'm enjoying so many of your nice images here Mike. I hope this won't sully the waters! :)

This is one from last August. I held back processing the file because the folks had really let the window...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 10-30-2019
Replies: 2,033
Views: 316,642
Posted By DwF
Wow...and gotta love the 280 as well! Citroens...

Wow...and gotta love the 280 as well! Citroens have to be fun. What, no Deux Chevaux?!
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 10-29-2019
Replies: 2,033
Views: 316,642
Posted By DwF
UH, never mind the glass Richard ;), I want that...

UH, never mind the glass Richard ;), I want that car! Is there a story you'd care to share about it?

David
Forum: Fuji X Series 10-28-2019
Replies: 285
Views: 13,107
Posted By DwF
Thank you Shawn. I have tweaked the JPEG...

Thank you Shawn. I have tweaked the JPEG adjustments (shadows, highs, NR and the like) but will try the DR/Auto ISO suggestions! I really should pretend I only have this camera at my disposal and...
Forum: Fuji X Series 10-27-2019
Replies: 285
Views: 13,107
Posted By DwF
Shawn, I guess I am just happy that the 35 has...

Shawn, I guess I am just happy that the 35 has this option and eager to see what it does for 18mm. I don't currently have the 14. David
Forum: Fuji X Series 10-27-2019
Replies: 285
Views: 13,107
Posted By DwF
I like the simulations but find that if I don't...

I like the simulations but find that if I don't really nail the exposure and or am shooting a scene is simply too complex, I feel weird loading a JPEG into PS rather than just working with RAW to...
Forum: Fuji X Series 10-27-2019
Replies: 285
Views: 13,107
Posted By DwF
Confession!

I've been following this discussion and jumping in amidst posts that feel friendly and positive toward Fuji's efforts, it was only reading here about the OVF that got me to play with magnifciation on...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 10-26-2019
Replies: 91
Views: 40,495
Posted By DwF
anloged- Very nice tonality you are getting :)

anloged- Very nice tonality you are getting :)
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 10-26-2019
Replies: 2,033
Views: 316,642
Posted By DwF
Wow, I sure loved the form factor playing with a...

Wow, I sure loved the form factor playing with a new 28 Summaron in the store but these do look good. ...and JPEGS no less :)

Helen, your subway capture and track image also grabbed my...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 10-25-2019
Replies: 197
Views: 14,081
Posted By DwF
Wow you've been busy! Your images here look...

Wow you've been busy! Your images here look great, congratulations Vince!

David
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-23-2019
Replies: 113
Views: 5,121
Posted By DwF
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48951421412_61...

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MM 28mm Elmarit Pre-Asph
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 10-22-2019
Replies: 44
Views: 2,296
Posted By DwF
I voted yesterday...a yes for replaced and did it...

I voted yesterday...a yes for replaced and did it just following the announcement so it was done in early 2018. It was in New Jersey for 7 mos.

David
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 10-21-2019
Replies: 55
Views: 2,933
Posted By DwF
I know, and thanks for the reality check James!...

I know, and thanks for the reality check James!

I'm currently advertising another camera so I won't sell the MM. I've been thinking M10 for some time but went and fondled an M262 the other day and...
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 10-21-2019
Replies: 55
Views: 2,933
Posted By DwF
I was shooting with an M9, a camera that I loved...

I was shooting with an M9, a camera that I loved in spite of it's quirks. It was August in 2016 and I was traveling in Nice where I came upon a camera shop that had several used Leicas. There were...
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 10-21-2019
Replies: 5,573
Views: 856,072
Posted By DwF
Thank you Alberti! It was fun while getting...

Thank you Alberti! It was fun while getting clipped watching these guys in the doorway while it poured rain out there.

David
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 10-19-2019
Replies: 66
Views: 3,317
Posted By DwF
I've come late to using a 50 regularly, and I...

I've come late to using a 50 regularly, and I really like it on my MM. Robert, commenting on your saying that you felt too close to your subjects with the 50, I went and picked up a 75 f 1.8 (the...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-19-2019
Replies: 222
Views: 34,791
Posted By DwF
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48926372071_3d...

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Trailing


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Approaching
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-19-2019
Replies: 233
Views: 18,021
Posted By DwF
Rainy Seattle

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RX1R II 1/1250th f2 iso 2500
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 10-18-2019
Replies: 5,573
Views: 856,072
Posted By DwF
MM 50mm...

MM 50mm Summicron

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While I was getting my haircut this afternoon, I spied these two getting out from the rain for a smoke.
Forum: Leica Q / CL/ T / X Series 10-16-2019
Replies: 258
Views: 50,104
Posted By DwF
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48830647517_13...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48830647517_13bd1e7289_o.jpg

I think I must have posted this elsewhere here on RFF but it's very recent and could go here too :)
X113 f2 1/60th iso 1600
Forum: Leica Q / CL/ T / X Series 10-16-2019
Replies: 258
Views: 50,104
Posted By DwF
That is frustrating! Did you ask for an estimate...

That is frustrating! Did you ask for an estimate on how much for that?

David
Forum: Leica Q / CL/ T / X Series 10-16-2019
Replies: 258
Views: 50,104
Posted By DwF
Nice to wake up and see this thread alive. +1...

Nice to wake up and see this thread alive. +1 Nikulin, especially this Portland shot.
And Robert, your B&W experiments are fun to see......keep'em coming!

David
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 10-10-2019
Replies: 8
Views: 688
Posted By DwF
She is new to me as well, nice read. Jill...

She is new to me as well, nice read. Jill Freedman, RIP

David
Forum: Olympus RF 10-08-2019
Replies: 164
Views: 48,970
Posted By DwF
https://a4.pbase.com/o10/91/523491/1/165292264.Ulu...

https://a4.pbase.com/o10/91/523491/1/165292264.UlusAiUP.WindowinRain.jpg

https://a4.pbase.com/o10/91/523491/1/165441426.rPCmN5ah.FlowersonENorthStreet.jpg

I don't think of the XA as being about...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-30-2019
Replies: 589
Views: 89,558
Posted By DwF
at Le Chat Noir

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Leica X-113


Remix in color from one previously done in B&W
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 09-29-2019
Replies: 2
Views: 620
Posted By DwF
Jessica Lange

Worth a look! I was unaware that she was a photographer.
https://www.nytimes.com/2019/09/25/arts/design/jessica-lange-photography.html
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-28-2019
Replies: 1,425
Views: 349,157
Posted By DwF
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48767699442_af...

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RX1R II

Break in photo shoot on the Highline
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-28-2019
Replies: 1,425
Views: 349,157
Posted By DwF
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48808736723_00...

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RX1R II

This is a group photo that followed a pleasurable wine tasting at Long Shadows winery in Walla Walla, Washington
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-26-2019
Replies: 233
Views: 18,021
Posted By DwF
1949 L4

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50mm C Sonnar f 1.5
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-25-2019
Replies: 3,209
Views: 503,086
Posted By DwF
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48795886677_da...

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X Pro 2 Fujifilm XF 50mm f 1.2
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-24-2019
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X Pro 2 27mm f 2.8
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 09-24-2019
Replies: 45
Views: 5,606
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Hi Mike, With the lively X Pro 3 thread...

Hi Mike,

With the lively X Pro 3 thread currently going on, it's nice to see real images from an X Pro camera! I have to say that this is not a lens I've used from Fuji because of reviews I read....
Forum: Fuji X Series 09-24-2019
Replies: 285
Views: 13,107
Posted By DwF
...waiting for Neopan 1600

I just watched the Live Summit and presentation of this camera (entertaining- thank you Out to Lunch for the link). I love that the designers not only make a sincere effort to stay in touch with...
Forum: Fuji X Series 09-23-2019
Replies: 285
Views: 13,107
Posted By DwF
Definitely not the only one. If I eventually get...

Definitely not the only one. If I eventually get an M10, it is to shoot color images again with my Leica glass as I've only had the MM for a few years now. When I sent my MM off to get a sensor (this...
Forum: Fuji X Series 09-21-2019
Replies: 285
Views: 13,107
Posted By DwF
If anything, this LCD design makes me appreciate...

If anything, this LCD design makes me appreciate the X Pro 2 more, and from a legacy point of view, meaning I like the improvements from what I see. I certainly look forward to see what they do...
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-20-2019
Replies: 5,735
Views: 519,612
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RX1R II 35mm f2 Sonnar
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 09-19-2019
Replies: 2,033
Views: 316,642
Posted By DwF
Helen, I hadn't realized until seeing you post...

Helen,

I hadn't realized until seeing you post your image here that Eric had passed. My heartfelt condolences to you. Seeing pictures of him and pictures he made give a real sense of someone who...
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 09-15-2019
Replies: 5,573
Views: 856,072
Posted By DwF
His re-harmonization of the 12-bar really is...

His re-harmonization of the 12-bar really is brilliant. I was fortunate to hear him conduct his big band at Newport in NY- Alice Tully. They did charts from Let My Children Hear Music, and at one...
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 09-14-2019
Replies: 5,573
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35mm Summicron v4
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 09-11-2019
Replies: 43
Views: 2,107
Posted By DwF
day later, still reelin' and a musin'

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Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 09-10-2019
Replies: 5,573
Views: 856,072
Posted By DwF
These are looking great Vince. I can't help...

These are looking great Vince. I can't help pairing the number 1 image from the last two posts (each of those showcasing a single farm-worker- and both shading their eyes), and then the number 2 from...
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 09-10-2019
Replies: 5,573
Views: 856,072
Posted By DwF
Thanks Allen. The bicycle tire with one mounted...

Thanks Allen. The bicycle tire with one mounted in background is nice as well as the sphere! I considered selling some stuff and picking up an M10 but my other cameras are fun and I guess when I get...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 09-10-2019
Replies: 43
Views: 2,107
Posted By DwF
Robert Frank's contribution to America and the...

Robert Frank's contribution to America and the world is truly significant. His influence has to be felt by even those who never saw his actual images, but given the power they conveyed beyond the...
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 09-09-2019
Replies: 5,573
Views: 856,072
Posted By DwF
Just Lounging

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50 Summicron v5
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 09-09-2019
Replies: 5,573
Views: 856,072
Posted By DwF
Very nice blacks here, and enjoying seeing the...

Very nice blacks here, and enjoying seeing the New Mexico images Vince.

Rob, the flower with 90 Elmar f4 looks really good!

Allen- always nice to see your MM output!

David
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 09-08-2019
Replies: 5,602
Views: 988,155
Posted By DwF
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RFF member tajart was up for a visit and art opening here at our local museum. Shown here enjoying a morning cappuccino from La...
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 09-01-2019
Replies: 8
Views: 631
Posted By DwF
Thanks Rob, Was drawn right into your dishes...

Thanks Rob,

Was drawn right into your dishes BTW. Yeah, they are go-to and ahh when I see results. I do get trying lenses and do it a fair bit myself but those 50s are more than adequate.

David
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 09-01-2019
Replies: 8
Views: 631
Posted By DwF
Here are two images that I made when I had the...

Here are two images that I made when I had the Voigtlander 50mm f 3.5 Heliar in Leica screw mount. It's a really good lens but the exercise of purchasing and trying the lens helped me realize that I...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-30-2019
Replies: 470
Views: 38,272
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Forum: Fuji X Series 08-29-2019
Replies: 2
Views: 986
Posted By DwF
I just happened to take my Fuji XPro 2 to lunch...

I just happened to take my Fuji XPro 2 to lunch with 27 and snapped a couple. It is a really versatile lens, and sharp...too sharp when I looked at close in image that my friend took of me! I agree...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-28-2019
Replies: 4
Views: 667
Posted By DwF
I'd love to go Allen but it may not be in the...

I'd love to go Allen but it may not be in the cards for a year or two. Thanks for sharing that. I haven't stayed current with Viewfinder for some years.

David
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 08-28-2019
Replies: 5,573
Views: 856,072
Posted By DwF
Richard, Thank you for your kind words. For sure...

Richard,

Thank you for your kind words. For sure the third pic of my daughter was just for context -a fun snap. I did manage to get a better one of that scene with clouds not blown out, but the...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-27-2019
Replies: 2,537
Views: 315,798
Posted By DwF
Bebidas Frias

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Early Saturday morning in Omak, Washington
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 08-27-2019
Replies: 5,573
Views: 856,072
Posted By DwF
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Lo...
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 08-27-2019
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Views: 856,072
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Another quiet evening but keeps me out of trouble with the...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-22-2019
Replies: 94
Views: 5,492
Posted By DwF
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MM and 28 Elmarit v4
Forum: Fuji X Series 08-21-2019
Replies: 25
Views: 1,407
Posted By DwF
Aside from whether you will find the viewfinder...

Aside from whether you will find the viewfinder placement on the left side of the camera, I would suggest that the main consideration is whether having a hybrid (but more specifically) having the OVF...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 08-18-2019
Replies: 88
Views: 4,689
Posted By DwF
There's just nuthin' like a Rollei.

There's just nuthin' like a Rollei.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-17-2019
Replies: 787
Views: 181,534
Posted By DwF
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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-17-2019
Replies: 787
Views: 181,534
Posted By DwF
just Wow! :) love the juxtaposition of good...

just Wow! :) love the juxtaposition of good tonality and then stark silhoette.
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