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Forum: Photography General Interest 05-24-2016
Replies: 37
Views: 5,172
Posted By adamjohari
Nice pics everyone. I sold off my Leica gear to...

Nice pics everyone. I sold off my Leica gear to get into the watch game. Wearing a simple German A Lange & Sohne Saxonia. Unfortunately don't have a camera yet (planning on getting an M-E) to...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-24-2016
Replies: 37
Views: 5,172
Posted By adamjohari
Nice pics everyone. I sold off my Leica gear to...

Nice pics everyone. I sold off my Leica gear to get into the watch game. Wearing a simple German A Lange & Sohne Saxonia. Unfortunately don't have a camera yet (planning on getting an M-E) to...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 01-14-2016
Replies: 42
Views: 5,315
Posted By adamjohari
how is it that the new 28 elmarit is optimized...

how is it that the new 28 elmarit is optimized for digital? like how is a lens optimized for digital anyways? :/
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 01-14-2016
Replies: 4
Views: 1,077
Posted By adamjohari
Admin please close this

Please close this thread. Didn't see the lenses in the Leica M Lenses section so assumed there was none yet.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 01-14-2016
Replies: 4
Views: 1,077
Posted By adamjohari
New Leica Lenses - 28 elmarit, 35 summicron, 28 summicron

I just saw the announcement in my email. Are there any pro reviewers out there that have reviewed these lenses?

Adam
Forum: Leica Q / CL/ T / X Series 08-03-2015
Replies: 118
Views: 30,705
Posted By adamjohari
Leica X113 now there is a Leica Q

Would Leica Q sales eat up the X113 sales?
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-24-2015
Replies: 48
Views: 4,163
Posted By adamjohari
one famous blogger comes to mind...

one famous blogger comes to mind...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 05-14-2015
Replies: 30
Views: 4,214
Posted By adamjohari
I don't see the discounts that u mentioned. Any...

I don't see the discounts that u mentioned. Any links?

Thanks.

Adam
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 03-03-2015
Replies: 46
Views: 4,291
Posted By adamjohari
Robert Lawler's work is damn amazing. Robert, do...

Robert Lawler's work is damn amazing. Robert, do you use a rangefinder for your work? Don't think those 'moments' can be taken using an M9 for example. Would need to be very skillful with focusing...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-26-2015
Replies: 18
Views: 1,768
Posted By adamjohari
I see blue and black and find it really hard to...

I see blue and black and find it really hard to believe that other people are seeing white and gold :/
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-26-2015
Replies: 18
Views: 1,768
Posted By adamjohari
Blue & Black or White & Gold

http://www.wired.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/Untitled-12.jpg

Some people say it's Blue & Black and some say it's White & Gold. What do you guys see?
Forum: Leica Q / CL/ T / X Series 02-07-2015
Replies: 12
Views: 3,932
Posted By adamjohari
Would love to participate but I'm waiting for my...

Would love to participate but I'm waiting for my bonus in June :/ . And still havent decided on a Leica M8 or a Leica X 113
Forum: Leica Q / CL/ T / X Series 01-26-2015
Replies: 4
Views: 1,658
Posted By adamjohari
It might perform poorly.... unfortunately I don't...

It might perform poorly.... unfortunately I don't know how to read MTF charts and I don't know where I could find the charts for the X113's summilux. What if it didn't perform poorly? :D
Forum: Leica Q / CL/ T / X Series 01-26-2015
Replies: 4
Views: 1,658
Posted By adamjohari
Could someone create a firmware where...

The aperture doesn't go from f1.7 to f2.8 when close focusing on the Leica X113? I could see that person making loads of cash if s/he created it and Leica doesn't do so.

Adam
Forum: Leica Q / CL/ T / X Series 01-15-2015
Replies: 4
Views: 1,598
Posted By adamjohari
This shot makes me want to buy a Leica X 113

This shot makes me want to buy a Leica X 113
Forum: Leica Q / CL/ T / X Series 01-12-2015
Replies: 118
Views: 30,705
Posted By adamjohari
Godfrey, does the Leica X 113 have a thread where...

Godfrey, does the Leica X 113 have a thread where you can attach filters on? Wouldn't want to scratch my lens. Wish I could permanently place a B+W filter on it.

Thanks.
Forum: Leica Q / CL/ T / X Series 01-12-2015
Replies: 118
Views: 30,705
Posted By adamjohari
Some of my old...

Some of my old photography:
http://flickr.com/photos/adam_johari
Forum: Leica Q / CL/ T / X Series 01-12-2015
Replies: 118
Views: 30,705
Posted By adamjohari
I sold my Leica M6 and 50mm Summicron cause it's...

I sold my Leica M6 and 50mm Summicron cause it's hard to process film where I live now (Malaysia). Recently, my wife gave birth to a baby boy and I'm taking his pics using my old Dlux 4. The pics are...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-15-2013
Replies: 23
Views: 1,569
Posted By adamjohari
Good God...

Good God...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-07-2012
Replies: 11
Views: 1,753
Posted By adamjohari
I liked the Terrestrial Cosmos piece. But the...

I liked the Terrestrial Cosmos piece. But the Russians and Royals was so amazing. Much respect!
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-02-2012
Replies: 2,578
Views: 500,553
Posted By adamjohari
http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8033/8047202242_cb88...

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8033/8047202242_cb88a549dc_c.jpg

Leica M6, 50 summicron v4 no tab, portra 160
no post processing, straight scan from the lab
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-02-2012
Replies: 12
Views: 1,343
Posted By adamjohari
i'm just thinking about whether shelling out a...

i'm just thinking about whether shelling out a little bit more cash on a FF is worth it or not, in terms of just image quality. not in terms of like handling capabilities etc. i'm kinda in for the...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-02-2012
Replies: 12
Views: 1,343
Posted By adamjohari
a question about digital image sensors....

Hi everyone, I'm wondering how far digital image sensors have improved throughout times. I heard that the cropped sensors of today could match full frame sensors of say from 2008?

For instance, (I'm...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 09-17-2012
Replies: 149
Views: 19,768
Posted By adamjohari
would be nice if you didn't accuse people of...

would be nice if you didn't accuse people of trolling. anyways, it's been awhile since the Leica M9 came out. that's why he said it's absurd, considering it's not really an improvement yet it still...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 09-17-2012
Replies: 63
Views: 10,280
Posted By adamjohari
wait. i thought that photokina starts tomorrow?...

wait. i thought that photokina starts tomorrow? is leica going to unveil it today?
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 09-17-2012
Replies: 63
Views: 10,280
Posted By adamjohari
^ hahahhahaa

^ hahahhahaa
Forum: Hardware / Computers / Drives / etc 07-09-2012
Replies: 52
Views: 6,389
Posted By adamjohari
For desktops I'd recommend a PC because the cost...

For desktops I'd recommend a PC because the cost of building one is pretty cheap and the performance is stellar with today's components. I just built a gaming rig last month and it runs everything...
Forum: Hardware / Computers / Drives / etc 04-20-2012
Replies: 15
Views: 2,835
Posted By adamjohari
it might be the motherboard. might be something...

it might be the motherboard. might be something else. after the CPU and GPU selection, i'd say that the power supply unit is the most important unit of a PC. gotta get a good one if you're going to...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 03-08-2012
Replies: 37
Views: 5,059
Posted By adamjohari
glad you like it! i'm hoping that the price drops...

glad you like it! i'm hoping that the price drops a little bit more before i could even think about buying the m9.

adam
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 03-05-2012
Replies: 109
Views: 10,796
Posted By adamjohari
Ok, I have to apologize for asserting that he had...

Ok, I have to apologize for asserting that he had a fake British accent. I have a few BBC (British Born Chinese) friends and they don't sound like him, but I'm not a master of linguistics.

Maybe...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 02-25-2012
Replies: 109
Views: 10,796
Posted By adamjohari
I'm not a fan of digitalrev. Maybe it's his...

I'm not a fan of digitalrev. Maybe it's his annoying fake British accent or something. Before you guys start bashing, I'm half Chinese. Just setting my people back :)
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 01-31-2012
Replies: 63
Views: 5,232
Posted By adamjohari
If you want a Mac there are many choices. I'd...

If you want a Mac there are many choices. I'd either go with the iMacs or Macbook Pros, a Macbook Air isn't there yet for me in terms of graphic processing.

If you want a serious PC you could build...
Forum: Fuji X Series 01-14-2012
Replies: 1,065
Views: 138,227
Posted By adamjohari
:D the drama :D

:D the drama :D
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 12-29-2011
Replies: 316
Views: 29,258
Posted By adamjohari
Sorry to hear. Condolences to his family. Rest in...

Sorry to hear. Condolences to his family. Rest in peace
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-22-2011
Replies: 4
Views: 1,846
Posted By adamjohari
leica m6 vs leica mp meter

Hello guys, I was wondering, is there any difference to the Leica m6 and mp built in meter?

If there is, what is it? I'm guessing that the MP's meter is more accurate?

Thanks

adam
Forum: RFF News 12-02-2011
Replies: 174
Views: 16,102
Posted By adamjohari
Ahhhh. I missed you so much RFF. People on...

Ahhhh. I missed you so much RFF. People on Facebook don't get me!
Forum: RFF Polls 11-18-2011
Replies: 56
Views: 8,719
Posted By adamjohari
I recently sent my Leica M3 to Malcolm Taylor to...

I recently sent my Leica M3 to Malcolm Taylor to fix my light leaks. Haven't really tested the camera to see whether the light leaks have been fixed :( cause I've been busy lately.

Anyways, when I...
Forum: RFF Polls 11-18-2011
Replies: 56
Views: 8,719
Posted By adamjohari
Why does it take so long?

Could someone explain to me as to why it takes so long to repaint a Leica M? I've heard it may take up to a year. :eek:

Confused
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 10-20-2011
Replies: 6
Views: 796
Posted By adamjohari
great work man! how did you take the first pic?...

great work man! how did you take the first pic? looks sci-fi.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-20-2011
Replies: 5
Views: 964
Posted By adamjohari
Check whether the light leaks go out of the frame...

Check whether the light leaks go out of the frame or not. If it's within the frame (look at the negatives) most probably it's a shutter issue.

Adam
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-07-2011
Replies: 77
Views: 13,858
Posted By adamjohari
"To me durability should never ever be...

"To me durability should never ever be compromised, especially on a premium product. Also German culture, work ethic and reputation for durability is what I would expect from Leica; that is why I pay...
Forum: RFF News 10-06-2011
Replies: 95
Views: 41,034
Posted By adamjohari
I didn't know that I could feel so sad for the...

I didn't know that I could feel so sad for the passing of someone I'm not related to. Thanks Steve, you made great products and you did it with an unrivalled passion.

RIP.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-05-2011
Replies: 303
Views: 47,029
Posted By adamjohari
Interesting turn out. I had a hunch that most...

Interesting turn out. I had a hunch that most people would have around 2 Leica M bodies. Should save up money for my next one to join the crowd.

Adam
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-01-2011
Replies: 303
Views: 47,029
Posted By adamjohari
I want another one, but the wife told me I should...

I want another one, but the wife told me I should sell one if I want to buy another :(
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-01-2011
Replies: 303
Views: 47,029
Posted By adamjohari
How many Leica M's do you have?

I'm curious on how many bodies a person has. Sorry if this poll is already out there.

Anyways, I have one Leica M camera :)

Adam
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-30-2011
Replies: 16
Views: 4,184
Posted By adamjohari
Meet Putin's photographer

http://www.forbes.com/sites/juliaioffe/2011/06/15/meet-putins-new-personal-photographer/

Lucky dawg ;)
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-27-2011
Replies: 5
Views: 1,320
Posted By adamjohari
Hey Simon, I never really had the time to send...

Hey Simon,

I never really had the time to send the camera to Peter at CRR. I sent him my negatives with the light leak and he said it wasn't the shutter. From my conversations with Peter it seemed...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-27-2011
Replies: 5
Views: 1,320
Posted By adamjohari
Sent M3 to Malcolm Taylor to fix light leak

From my experience of having a light leak for months on my M3, I have drawn the conclusion that trying to find the source of a light leak is really HARD. I've tried many methods and have failed to...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-18-2011
Replies: 27
Views: 4,663
Posted By adamjohari
I actually have the Iphone meter and a Sekonic...

I actually have the Iphone meter and a Sekonic L-208S. But I find that using them takes a bit of time, and I have this sense of insecurity while photographing wondering if I'm going to underexpose or...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-17-2011
Replies: 27
Views: 4,663
Posted By adamjohari
Installing a meter in an M3?

Hey guys? Is this thing do-able by a good repairman? I have a Leica M3 and shooting without a meter has been difficult for me. Has anyone done it before?

Thanks in advance.

Adam
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 09-15-2011
Replies: 4
Views: 1,008
Posted By adamjohari
Glossy or Matte Wet Printing?

Hi everyone, I just sent in my film to Ilford Labs to get it wet printed. Should I print on Glossy or Matte? Most of the images are portraits and I'm wondering which format would be better.

Thanks
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-07-2011
Replies: 123
Views: 14,689
Posted By adamjohari
#1 or #4... i'm going for #1 adam

#1 or #4... i'm going for #1

adam
Forum: Off Topic 08-09-2011
Replies: 254
Views: 18,546
Posted By adamjohari
saw a phone video footage on bbc this morning: a...

saw a phone video footage on bbc this morning:

a twelve year old kid shouted at the bbc cameraman "we're claiming our taxes back!". wtf?
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-15-2011
Replies: 28
Views: 11,483
Posted By adamjohari
^ what an amazing shot by Suguru

^ what an amazing shot by Suguru
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-11-2011
Replies: 12
Views: 1,013
Posted By adamjohari
http://rangefinderforum.com/forums/showthread.php?...

http://rangefinderforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=106283

The negatives can be found here
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-11-2011
Replies: 12
Views: 1,013
Posted By adamjohari
could you show me a link on how to fix it mahleu?...

could you show me a link on how to fix it mahleu? i'm open for experimentation.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-11-2011
Replies: 12
Views: 1,013
Posted By adamjohari
Sorry I forgot to mention that it's a Leica M3....

Sorry I forgot to mention that it's a Leica M3. Serial Number > 1m
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-11-2011
Replies: 12
Views: 1,013
Posted By adamjohari
Live with it?

Hi guys. I've had the misfortune to have light leaks on my camera. They aren't that bad. Just a slight discoloration of the image, and they don't appear on every image.

CRR Luton seems to be backed...
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 06-29-2011
Replies: 0
Views: 1,176
Posted By adamjohari
Family portraits

I'm not sure if any rangefinders were involved, but this set is freakishly awesome I just had to...
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 06-27-2011
Replies: 45
Views: 8,574
Posted By adamjohari
maybe i'm a newbie. but i thought they were great.

maybe i'm a newbie. but i thought they were great.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-23-2011
Replies: 40
Views: 5,177
Posted By adamjohari
http://www.flickr.com/photos/adam_johari/586372410...

http://www.flickr.com/photos/adam_johari/5863724102/in/photostream/
http://www.flickr.com/photos/adam_johari/5863171855/in/photostream/
http://www.flickr.com/photos/adam_johari/5863171559/in/photostre...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-23-2011
Replies: 35
Views: 6,293
Posted By adamjohari
I have my camera loaded right now. Will finish it...

I have my camera loaded right now. Will finish it today if I can and will post pics later. Thanks everyone for the feedback.

Adam
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-23-2011
Replies: 35
Views: 6,293
Posted By adamjohari
OK, an update. My M3 still has light leaks. I...

OK, an update.

My M3 still has light leaks.

I sent my negatives to CRR Luton and Peter concluded that it isn't coming from the shutter. Which is a huge sigh of relief for me, as I heard that fixing...
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 06-15-2011
Replies: 36
Views: 5,547
Posted By adamjohari
lovely image. the color of the skin tones are...

lovely image. the color of the skin tones are amazing
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-26-2011
Replies: 35
Views: 6,293
Posted By adamjohari
Sreed, I just had a conversation with Peter from...

Sreed, I just had a conversation with Peter from CRR Luton. He gave the exact same advise!
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-25-2011
Replies: 35
Views: 6,293
Posted By adamjohari
I got a message from Mike Cassidy who had the...

I got a message from Mike Cassidy who had the exact problem as I did. He said that it was a small pin hole on the shutter. I think I'll post it tomorrow.

Adam
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-25-2011
Replies: 35
Views: 6,293
Posted By adamjohari
Thanks Sreed, will do

Thanks Sreed, will do
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-25-2011
Replies: 35
Views: 6,293
Posted By adamjohari
I'll try that Brian. I already went through one...

I'll try that Brian. I already went through one roll for diagnostics. The light leak barely registered, maybe cause I had my Zhou case on and I didn't expose it to bright light for a long enough...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-25-2011
Replies: 35
Views: 6,293
Posted By adamjohari
I do that sometimes. Just one wind-on and then I...

I do that sometimes. Just one wind-on and then I close the door. But I've never hit the door.... I think I should tape the door next time I shoot. Might be coming from there. Definitely going to go...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-25-2011
Replies: 35
Views: 6,293
Posted By adamjohari
Hi Stewart, I'll look into the area between the...

Hi Stewart,

I'll look into the area between the frame-mask and take-up spool. Never thought about looking there.

I'd normally just load the film and place on my Zhou half case and start shooting. I...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-25-2011
Replies: 35
Views: 6,293
Posted By adamjohari
It's not a glass plate at the back. When I took...

It's not a glass plate at the back. When I took the pictures I didn't have my cap on. I screwed on a uv filter and that was it. I flashed a light in front of the shutter in a dark room and couldn't...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-25-2011
Replies: 35
Views: 6,293
Posted By adamjohari
light leak leica M3 (negative images). Need help

Hi guys,

Initially I thought it was my lens, but apparently it's the Leica M3. I had a long conversation with Peter from CRR Luton (he was very helpful) and he told me that there could be a lot of...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-19-2011
Replies: 1
Views: 655
Posted By adamjohari
Calibrating lenses?

Hey everyone, I was just wondering, how do you calibrate a lens to the camera body? I have a Leica M3 and I only have one lens, a 50mm Summicron. Was thinking about calibrating them.

I'm thinking...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-16-2011
Replies: 28
Views: 2,087
Posted By adamjohari
This was my first time doing that mistake. My...

This was my first time doing that mistake. My cutie pie niece was crying a lot and my brother and sis in law were trying to appease her and I wasn't really focused in the moment. It kinda sucks cause...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-16-2011
Replies: 28
Views: 2,087
Posted By adamjohari
I'm sending my film out today. Should get it back...

I'm sending my film out today. Should get it back by Wednesday or Thursday. Will post the 'results'. Such a sad thing to do. Hopefully it won't be affected that much as I opened it in a cafe with not...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-16-2011
Replies: 28
Views: 2,087
Posted By adamjohari
Opened up Leica M3 with film inside :(

I'm not sure if anyone else has done this before. In one of my films, I forgot to rewind the film first before opening up the bottom plate. Arghhh. I wonder how it's going to turn out.

Do any...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-09-2011
Replies: 44
Views: 6,023
Posted By adamjohari
I think the prices will go back to average soon....

I think the prices will go back to average soon. I posted a lens on the classifieds, it's still there, for what I think is an excellent price and no one took a bite. O_O

Adam
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-06-2011
Replies: 9
Views: 1,261
Posted By adamjohari
cool use of rubber bands. i use the lightmeter...

cool use of rubber bands. i use the lightmeter app as well. not the fastest of things. but it's free! can't really complain about that
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-14-2011
Replies: 18
Views: 3,339
Posted By adamjohari
Made in Canada vs Made in Germany

Hi guys,

I've seen some Leica gear that have been made in Germany and some from Canada. Particularly, I've seen the 50 summicron v4 (tabbed) being made from both countries.

I'm assuming that they...
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-14-2011
Replies: 131
Views: 13,425
Posted By adamjohari
Just don't buy till they drop the prices. They...

Just don't buy till they drop the prices. They will eventually. Cameras aren't gas ;)
Forum: RFF Polls 04-13-2011
Replies: 139
Views: 19,500
Posted By adamjohari
i heard that filters do NOT reduce the sharpness...

i heard that filters do NOT reduce the sharpness of the pictures. is that correct?

adam
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-12-2011
Replies: 31
Views: 2,534
Posted By adamjohari
i'm purely speculating. but i think that when the...

i'm purely speculating. but i think that when the lenses come out, the demand for old lenses won't be as much as it is now? people want new lenses but aren't able to get any, so they decide to go...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-11-2011
Replies: 31
Views: 2,534
Posted By adamjohari
i think you should wait awhile before purchasing...

i think you should wait awhile before purchasing the lenses that you want. i had a chat with RG Lewis, London, and they said that Leica will be handing in new lenses in around 3 weeks or so. by that...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-10-2011
Replies: 251
Views: 37,136
Posted By adamjohari
i didn't expect the ratio to be this small. maybe...

i didn't expect the ratio to be this small. maybe girls don't like leicas? no. freaking. way.

adam
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-08-2011
Replies: 12
Views: 1,011
Posted By adamjohari
I just had a look at the negatives. There are no...

I just had a look at the negatives. There are no leaks between the frames. I'm beginning to suspect that this is more to a lens issue.

I called CRR Luton yesterday. They said that they are...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-07-2011
Replies: 12
Views: 1,011
Posted By adamjohari
thanks for the tips guys. i left the negatives in...

thanks for the tips guys. i left the negatives in the office :( but i'll check it tomorrow. i think maybe this weekend i'll drop by my local camera store, buy some really cheap film, and shoot away...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-07-2011
Replies: 12
Views: 1,011
Posted By adamjohari
ok so i did some flash light testing... but to no...

ok so i did some flash light testing... but to no avail. i have no clue what's going on. the camera looks perfect to me.

Adam
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-07-2011
Replies: 12
Views: 1,011
Posted By adamjohari
Hi Peter, nope it isn't just on this roll. Has...

Hi Peter, nope it isn't just on this roll. Has been happening to a few rolls now. I can't really pin point when the leaks happen though. I'm wondering if it's on the different shutter speeds,...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-07-2011
Replies: 12
Views: 1,011
Posted By adamjohari
I use a Zhou case with my M3, so maybe it's not...

I use a Zhou case with my M3, so maybe it's not the back door? It has to either be the lens or the shutter or maybe the connection between the lens and the shutter via the adapter?

Adam
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-07-2011
Replies: 12
Views: 1,011
Posted By adamjohari
It's a Jupiter 8 lens. I was going to upgrade it...

It's a Jupiter 8 lens. I was going to upgrade it to a summicron but never got the chance. I really hope that it's the lens and not the camera.

Does lens flare look like that?

The camera had a CLA...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-07-2011
Replies: 12
Views: 1,011
Posted By adamjohari
Light Leaks on my M3

Hi guys,

I'm getting light leaks on some but not all of my photos, and I don't know why. Below are the...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-04-2011
Replies: 12
Views: 1,828
Posted By adamjohari
It's good for them that they spot the deals. It...

It's good for them that they spot the deals. It just makes it slightly harder for us to get the deal as well when you know that they have more time and more means to get the same item.

From what...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-04-2011
Replies: 12
Views: 1,828
Posted By adamjohari
Don't expect a deal anymore

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=190505946298&ssPageName=STRK:MEWAX:IT#ht_500wt_1156

http://www.reddotcameras.co.uk/index.php?cPath=34_36&sort=5a&page=2

I was eyeing this and...
Forum: RFF Polls 03-04-2011
Replies: 301
Views: 26,042
Posted By adamjohari
Actuarial - Property and Casualty consulting But...

Actuarial - Property and Casualty consulting

But I really wish I had a small Leica shop and sold cameras for a living. That's the dream.

Adam
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-26-2011
Replies: 4
Views: 5,464
Posted By adamjohari
Hrmm, I think I made a mistake. I thought that...

Hrmm, I think I made a mistake. I thought that all the pre-asph were the same optically. But it seems as if the type 1, which has serial numbers below 1844000 has a different (lesser?) optical...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-26-2011
Replies: 4
Views: 5,464
Posted By adamjohari
50mm summilux pre-asph VS 50mm summicron v4 or v5

Hi everyone, I'm not sure if this has been brought up in some other thread, but here goes.

I've been looking out for the 50mm summicron v4 (tabbed) and the v5 (built in hood) so I've been doing a...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-22-2011
Replies: 14
Views: 1,149
Posted By adamjohari
be careful of the paint bubbling. i've read about...

be careful of the paint bubbling. i've read about those and it's pretty scary what can happen to the paint. try to read up on it by googling and see how to prevent it from getting worse.

adam
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-15-2011
Replies: 123
Views: 38,055
Posted By adamjohari
i got one for my m3. the case is beautiful....

i got one for my m3. the case is beautiful. amazing quality. although, the timer dial on my m3 is covered by it, not that i would ever use that timer though.

adam
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-13-2011
Replies: 85
Views: 8,417
Posted By adamjohari
http://www.flickr.com/photos/adamjohari/sets/72157...

http://www.flickr.com/photos/adamjohari/sets/72157625948561008/

all of the pics are from the jupiter 8. top: no process. bottom:...
Forum: RFF Polls 02-01-2011
Replies: 49
Views: 10,774
Posted By adamjohari
weird. my buddy who knows nothing about cameras...

weird. my buddy who knows nothing about cameras said that my Leica M3 looked like a toy. :D . anyways, i can't say which is better since i've never used the AF. but so far the M3 has been excellent...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-27-2011
Replies: 24
Views: 1,917
Posted By adamjohari
haha. I'm beginning to wonder if there's a...

haha. I'm beginning to wonder if there's a correlation between photography and horses now.

I'll wait for the M9 to drop to half its price then I'll snatch it. That's how many years from now? How...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-26-2011
Replies: 24
Views: 1,917
Posted By adamjohari
Nice pics of the Jupiter 8 Zane! Yeah I'm not...

Nice pics of the Jupiter 8 Zane! Yeah I'm not expecting miracles. This is my first roll ever. I just want to see an image to know that I placed the film in correctly! I'm pretty sure I did. Slowly...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-26-2011
Replies: 24
Views: 1,917
Posted By adamjohari
I can't really decide on which cron that I want....

I can't really decide on which cron that I want. I know I don't want the third version or the collapsible. The DR looks nice but I heard that it won't work with the M8 or M9, not that I have either...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-26-2011
Replies: 24
Views: 1,917
Posted By adamjohari
lol. I guess I am being let off easy. This is my...

lol. I guess I am being let off easy. This is my first roll of film... ever, as I've only used digital before. I'm wondering how it'll turn out. Most of the shots I took were indoor, at f2. Haha....
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-26-2011
Replies: 24
Views: 1,917
Posted By adamjohari
The path towards a new 50mm summicron

So the wifey has placed a condition if I want to buy the 50mm summicron. I have to take 200 pictures on my Leica M3 using the Jupiter 8 lens that I have, once I've taken more than 200 pics (around 6...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-21-2011
Replies: 8
Views: 7,218
Posted By adamjohari
Talking 50mm Summicron Rigid vs 50mm Dual Range (DR) Summicron

Hi guys,

It's my understanding that the Rigid and the DR summicrons have the same lens optical formula. But, after reading a bit here and there, I've heard stories that the DR is sharper, or has...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-14-2011
Replies: 32
Views: 18,068
Posted By adamjohari
Peter, an amazing picture. I just got a Leica M3,...

Peter, an amazing picture. I just got a Leica M3, my first Leica M (hip hip hooray) and am looking at 50mm summicrons. You might have just steered me towards the DR versions. :D

Thanks

Adam
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-12-2011
Replies: 4
Views: 1,267
Posted By adamjohari
can't see

would love to see the video. but it seems that we have to be friends on youtube first?

thanks

adam
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-10-2011
Replies: 49
Views: 36,532
Posted By adamjohari
OK so I eventually got a Leica M3 in great...

OK so I eventually got a Leica M3 in great condition from a member here. It had a CLA (with receipt). To the person who sold me it, thanks so much! :D It's a beauty. Now I just need a lens. I'm...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-04-2011
Replies: 49
Views: 36,532
Posted By adamjohari
I used to live in Chicago before moving here to...

I used to live in Chicago before moving here to London. Would so buy Bill's M6 if I was still living there. Too bad there's VAT here :(

I was going to buy an M6 from my local East Croydon photo shop...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-04-2011
Replies: 49
Views: 36,532
Posted By adamjohari
lots of information here. thanks so much guys! i...

lots of information here. thanks so much guys! i was so going to buy an m6 0.85x online but someone beat me to the chase (if *you* hear this i despise you!! :D). thanks again everyone.

Adam
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-04-2011
Replies: 49
Views: 36,532
Posted By adamjohari
leica m3 vs leica m6

Hi everyone,

I'm thinking about getting either a leica m3 for 500 or a leica m6 for 750. I'll end up getting just one lens - the 50mm summicron perhaps. I know that the leica m3 has DS and SS and...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-02-2011
Replies: 10
Views: 2,050
Posted By adamjohari
Thanks for the info buzzkid. I've heard about crr...

Thanks for the info buzzkid. I've heard about crr luton and malcolm taylor, mostly cause they do good CLAs. The black leica m3 (originally chrome) is priced around 3 to 4 times more than a chrome m3....
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-02-2011
Replies: 10
Views: 2,050
Posted By adamjohari
The camera looks beautiful. Doesn't seem to have...

The camera looks beautiful. Doesn't seem to have brassing. It seems like the paint job was done around 5 to 10 years ago if i remember my conversation with the dealer. He's a very nice old man near...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-02-2011
Replies: 10
Views: 2,050
Posted By adamjohari
Er i don't have one. But if i did buy one i...

Er i don't have one. But if i did buy one i certainly wouldn't sell it. I don't know who painted it, but the camera shop is in England so i'd assume not by the famous Japanese painters like Shintaro....
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-02-2011
Replies: 10
Views: 2,050
Posted By adamjohari
Price of black painted leica m3 originally chrome

Hey everyone. What do u think the price of a black leica m3 (originally chrome) should cost? Ranges are fine. I saw one at my local camera shop. Thanks
Forum: Travel 12-13-2010
Replies: 49
Views: 4,414
Posted By adamjohari
Talking Malaysia

If you have the time, check out Putrajaya. It's the administration capital of Malaysia.

http://www.flickr.com/search/?q=putrajaya

adam :D
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