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Forum: Repair / Camera Care 2 Hours Ago
Replies: 38
Views: 1,025
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Pictures taken with it are the only proof....

Pictures taken with it are the only proof. Clicking sound isn't. I have dump load of FSU LTM, clicks great, moves freely, all with uneven exposures.
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 20 Hours Ago
Replies: 15
Views: 284
Posted By Ko.Fe.
I'm not alone! I never used, have calibration...

I'm not alone! I never used, have calibration tools. I'm just not selling images or prints. :)

I also do control print and if I don't like it I adjust printing settings.
What I noticed recently, if...
Forum: Leica SL 23 Hours Ago
Replies: 189
Views: 5,845
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Sometimes I wonder if I'm last walking...

Sometimes I wonder if I'm last walking photographer on Earth. :)




If I would use all of it while I walk and take pictures, I'll be motion sick in few minutes.
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 1 Day Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 463
Posted By Ko.Fe.
rangefinder.ru is going to publish small book of...

rangefinder.ru is going to publish small book of Boris Kireev photos.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 1 Day Ago
Replies: 52
Views: 1,413
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Once I will finish Rodinal and HC110 I will...

Once I will finish Rodinal and HC110 I will switch to Diafine. They say its second name is forever.
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 2 Days Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 463
Posted By Ko.Fe.
In memory of Boris Kireev.

Moscow based amateur street photographer Boris Kireev passed away.

Boris was my Moscow Daily.

He was one of the few prolific street photographers who used mostly film.
Walking to and after work,...
Forum: Photography General Interest 3 Days Ago
Replies: 19
Views: 892
Posted By Ko.Fe.
I was going to open similar thread today. But...

I was going to open similar thread today. But first is first. :)

I have purchased Canon 5Dc and 50L years ago because I liked images from it on P.O.T.N.
I have purchased film Leica M, because many...
Forum: Photography General Interest 3 Days Ago
Replies: 24
Views: 814
Posted By Ko.Fe.
The only fake news is “new death scans».

The only fake news is “new death scans».
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 4 Days Ago
Replies: 38
Views: 1,025
Posted By Ko.Fe.
At least we got you talking, thinking critically...

At least we got you talking, thinking critically is next! :)
Forum: Photography General Interest 4 Days Ago
Replies: 30
Views: 868
Posted By Ko.Fe.
It might sounds odd in this fridaylish thread,...

It might sounds odd in this fridaylish thread, but I have cameras to use them. As cameras.
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 4 Days Ago
Replies: 38
Views: 1,025
Posted By Ko.Fe.
:) "Interesting" how one reads OP where it is...

:) "Interesting" how one reads OP where it is saying "stiff advance level" and still recommends to exercise it two hundred times. :)

I had my stiff film advance in M4-2. It didn't came as result of...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 5 Days Ago
Replies: 61
Views: 4,934
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Thank you! I'm very interested.

Thank you! I'm very interested.
Forum: Photography General Interest 5 Days Ago
Replies: 19
Views: 599
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Douglas Smith will have Manhoff archive published...

Douglas Smith will have Manhoff archive published as the book. I’ll try to get one.
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 5 Days Ago
Replies: 19
Views: 458
Posted By Ko.Fe.
It is irrelevant which SLR you own. Or is it...

It is irrelevant which SLR you own. Or is it question of what to own? If so, sure. It is good to own F2. One of the best builds, lenses are plenty and not expensive. And you could play with focus...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 5 Days Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 512
Posted By Ko.Fe.
I have this monster. No way it is going on my...

I have this monster. No way it is going on my m4-2 hot shoe.
BG using something like this via cord. I wonder what he measures, he has light meter as well.
It is easy to check flash like this with...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 5 Days Ago
Replies: 30
Views: 855
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Not sure what your use of k means either. Are you...

Not sure what your use of k means either. Are you mocking on us or it is tappa talk bug?
Forum: Tom Abrahamsson of RapidWinder.com 5 Days Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 665
Posted By Ko.Fe.
To be honest it is very good what Tom A is...

To be honest it is very good what Tom A is remembered.
But this article illustrated lack of attention problem. Way too much of not relevant and basic gear info, available elsewhere, I have to fish...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 6 Days Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 438
Posted By Ko.Fe.
I made big confusion. It was about RP, not P :).

I made big confusion. It was about RP, not P :).
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 6 Days Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 438
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Last time I checked Canon was not good with RF...

Last time I checked Canon was not good with RF lenses.
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 6 Days Ago
Replies: 26
Views: 1,113
Posted By Ko.Fe.
https://rangefinderforum.com/forums/showthread.php...

https://rangefinderforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=168958

This is the thread.

Huff’s credibility is on same level with Rockwell, who at least gives good product pictures and specs. The only good...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 6 Days Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 270
Posted By Ko.Fe.
50 v4 has odd flare. And it is no name lens on bw...

50 v4 has odd flare. And it is no name lens on bw film.
50 1.5 is better lens in this regard, with less focus shift.
Watch for f1.5 on bright days and snow in the ground. It will burn curtains within...
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 6 Days Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 321
Posted By Ko.Fe.
I never tried this. Focal length has to match the...

I never tried this. Focal length has to match the length of the bellows. At least.
With some simple folders I didn't shimmed anything, but made new stop for the bellows.
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 6 Days Ago
Replies: 30
Views: 855
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Everything which has Zenit on it is mucho...

Everything which has Zenit on it is mucho corrible to me.
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 6 Days Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 291
Posted By Ko.Fe.
I used Color Skopar and J-12 on M8. Don't know...

I used Color Skopar and J-12 on M8. Don't know why, but it was not limiting me as any 50 on M-E. Maybe because 35mm on M8 is closer to 45mm.

https://youtu.be/9ICagFUrDOc?t=332

Our Toronto based RFF...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 1 Week Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 291
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Any mirrorles camera will take it. To me any...

Any mirrorles camera will take it. To me any Leica M makes most sense, since it is RF lens.
My J12 is from 1950 and it is sharp on M and has less distortion than modern Leica lens.
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 1 Week Ago
Replies: 26
Views: 1,113
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Sounds like Sigma. Big statement, fancy look, but...

Sounds like Sigma. Big statement, fancy look, but issues. I was at Smpte presentation by major camera manufacturers yesterday. About mirrorless and video production. I know what you are talking about...
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 1 Week Ago
Replies: 18
Views: 802
Posted By Ko.Fe.
5 seconds in. Healthy, even after Halloween...

5 seconds in. Healthy, even after Halloween party, dude with chicken broth.
Forum: Simon Says -- SimonSawSunlight Photo Technique 1 Week Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 415
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Good images. Like from gold time of RFF on film...

Good images. Like from gold time of RFF on film and with RF.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 1 Week Ago
Replies: 304
Views: 41,555
Posted By Ko.Fe.
We spend record amount of money and time for...

We spend record amount of money and time for Halloween this year.

With M4-2. On Ilford Ilfobrom...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 1 Week Ago
Replies: 42
Views: 1,469
Posted By Ko.Fe.
You didn't knew it? They can't collect anything....

You didn't knew it?

They can't collect anything. It is modern replacement of CrapList. It means cash and only in person.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 1 Week Ago
Replies: 1,891
Views: 299,627
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Very good BW and exposure handling. You must...

Very good BW and exposure handling. You must known some secret about M9 use!
Forum: Leica Q / CL/ T / X Series 1 Week Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 1,408
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Good you have it here as well. One question bugs...

Good you have it here as well.
One question bugs me for sometime.
Did you find any use for Q manual focus in this series or for else?
It has odd manual focus scale. Infinity and then very close to it...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 1 Week Ago
Replies: 180
Views: 24,891
Posted By Ko.Fe.
I think we have not only guys here. And I also...

I think we have not only guys here.

And I also think you need to have web hosting for pictures, if you want it for purpose of examples, not for thumbnails. Otherwise why use M10 and price of mobile...
Forum: Simon Says -- SimonSawSunlight Photo Technique 1 Week Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 745
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Impressive findings about selfie stick. It shows...

Impressive findings about selfie stick. It shows this idea was growing in this region.

We went to Siggraph in LA. I have seen one dude walking with 360...
Forum: Photography General Interest 1 Week Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 223
Posted By Ko.Fe.
I dimly remember to read about similar kind of...

I dimly remember to read about similar kind of concept.
It wasn't in the One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, but it feels like it.
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 1 Week Ago
Replies: 34
Views: 807
Posted By Ko.Fe.
How about convenience first? :) Or even...

How about convenience first? :) Or even pleasure.

Going from FF DSLR to M9P might bring convenience (small kit) and pleasure (Leica).
Going to M9M is convenience for sure (no film).
Going SL is...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 1 Week Ago
Replies: 28
Views: 630
Posted By Ko.Fe.
I have no idea how it is possible to load...

I have no idea how it is possible to load anything in the bag.
I just wait for sun going down, then go to washroom and do my load where.
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 1 Week Ago
Replies: 42
Views: 3,926
Posted By Ko.Fe.
I'm missing FrankS.

I'm missing FrankS.
Forum: Tom Abrahamsson of RapidWinder.com 1 Week Ago
Replies: 40
Views: 1,702
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Right camera for right person! If I ever get...

Right camera for right person!

If I ever get another film Leica, it is going to be M2 ELC.
But I'm thinking more and more of letting it all go to get Monochrome...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 1 Week Ago
Replies: 34
Views: 807
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Raid, are you testing some AI software with your...

Raid, are you testing some AI software with your students here? I have no idea what you just wrote. Is it possible to put it in English for dummies?
Forum: Help / Feedback forum 1 Week Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 109
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Pushing back? How difficult it is to click on...

Pushing back? How difficult it is to click on couple of links below at galleries thumbnail page?
My apologies if you have physical difficulties of doing this.

Saying this, I put couple of members on...
Forum: RFF News 1 Week Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 914
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Looks like it is buy five lenses get to one for...

Looks like it is buy five lenses get to one for free!
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 1 Week Ago
Replies: 34
Views: 807
Posted By Ko.Fe.
I see zero point of using manual focus lenses on...

I see zero point of using manual focus lenses on AF body. SL is included. It should have good native, AF lenses.
But I understand. It is hard to let go to good lenses. Like Leica M.
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 1 Week Ago
Replies: 34
Views: 807
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Plus taxes. After exchange it is in 4000 USD...

Plus taxes. After exchange it is in 4000 USD territory, not my 3000$ + tax ceiling.

For 4000 USD I'd rather take new M-E Mk2. It is not Monochrome by the images, but weather sealed and battery is...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 1 Week Ago
Replies: 34
Views: 807
Posted By Ko.Fe.
IMHO. M9P has nothing over M-E mk 1 I have....

IMHO.

M9P has nothing over M-E mk 1 I have. Pictures are the same.
SL is just wanna feel good camera because it has Leica on it, while it is nothing but Sony A7 knock-off. Most likely SL has Sony...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 1 Week Ago
Replies: 94
Views: 3,400
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Apug is gone to fortio. Not enough film only...

Apug is gone to fortio. Not enough film only subscribers.
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 1 Week Ago
Replies: 94
Views: 3,400
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Here is zero interest in Canada for it. National...

Here is zero interest in Canada for it. National archive in Ottawa just keeps what they have with next to none digitizing and making it available on-line.
AGO in Toronto has big photo-archive. Not...
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 1 Week Ago
Replies: 31
Views: 771
Posted By Ko.Fe.
G.A.S. and not letting go for old bodies. I'm...

G.A.S. and not letting go for old bodies.
I'm still using EOS 300, EOS 500D, got EOS 55 and EOS 5D MKII (again). My photography doesn't change, not benefiting from it. Even if I'll get EOS PR. (Less...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 1 Week Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 309
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Nice 3D modeling! I could get another 90mm now.

Nice 3D modeling! I could get another 90mm now.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 1 Week Ago
Replies: 1,891
Views: 299,627
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Thank you, Helen. M-E did well this...

Thank you, Helen.
M-E did well this season.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49027013412_2df4251e4e_o.jpg
Forum: Leica SL 1 Week Ago
Replies: 189
Views: 5,845
Posted By Ko.Fe.
If I would toss this big money, I would get 50R....

If I would toss this big money, I would get 50R. I have seen street pictures with it. Outstanding from else. Feels like LF.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 1 Week Ago
Replies: 27
Views: 1,915
Posted By Ko.Fe.
I had E version on FG20. Camera was nice, lens...

I had E version on FG20. Camera was nice, lens was awful. It looks like I had wrong version of 50 1.8.
The naming of Nikon lenses is terrible. Could anyone let me know which 50 1.8 is good one? Ai-S?...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 1 Week Ago
Replies: 94
Views: 3,400
Posted By Ko.Fe.
I was wondering where is Bill, lately. :) Couple...

I was wondering where is Bill, lately. :)

Couple of things to debunk.
Enlargers. Very easy to get within major cities. Like Toronto. Burlington camera has something like two dozens of them. I was...
Forum: Simon Says -- SimonSawSunlight Photo Technique 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 23
Views: 672
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Shaizer happens. Wishing speedy recovery.

Shaizer happens. Wishing speedy recovery.
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 309
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Thank you, this will help. Common problem with...

Thank you, this will help. Common problem with these old lenses, it seems.
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 28
Views: 596
Posted By Ko.Fe.
OP reminds me late Soviet people who tuned their...

OP reminds me late Soviet people who tuned their Ladas to look like Mercedes.
Some of them never did this, but worked to get real Mercedes.
For those who can’t get M-A, but wanna be, I recommend to...
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 35
Views: 941
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Heya, I watched her pictures at beginning and...

Heya,
I watched her pictures at beginning and googled for more.
She is grand master of photography. Don’t know who told you about imperfections.
Must be clueless idiot. She is world class...
Forum: Simon Says -- SimonSawSunlight Photo Technique 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 40
Views: 1,255
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Polypan F and Shanghai 100 as dirt cheap film for...

Polypan F and Shanghai 100 as dirt cheap film for tests.

https://kawarthachoice.com/directory/zehrs-farm-fresh-produce-bakery/
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 309
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Do you unscrew the mount ACW to remove it?

Do you unscrew the mount ACW to remove it?
Forum: Fixed Lens 35mm RF 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 32
Views: 654
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Compare it with reference meter. If all four are...

Compare it with reference meter. If all four are the same, here is no problem.
Forum: Fixed Lens 35mm RF 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 32
Views: 654
Posted By Ko.Fe.
I’m lost in translation. They show the same or...

I’m lost in translation.
They show the same or they don’t change at all?
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 336
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Untitled - Photo 292740 © 2019...

Untitled - Photo 292740 © 2019 J.scooter

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/38373/med_U38373I1572813365.SEQ.1.jpg



Museum Security & Visitor © 2019...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 42
Views: 1,469
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Kijiji and swap meet, here I come!

Kijiji and swap meet, here I come!
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 53
Views: 1,941
Posted By Ko.Fe.
I doubt it is even 1600. The tax and shipping is...

I doubt it is even 1600. The tax and shipping is in the Leica statement as well.

It all depends on M9 with bad sensor price. Fair price for M9 is around 2900 with new sensor.
So, M9 with bad sensor...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 32
Views: 1,090
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Color Skopar has no character on bw film, print....

Color Skopar has no character on bw film, print. I had it three times, all three versions.
I was not happy with it every time I print in the darkroom.
It is named as Color for very obvious reason....
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 140
Views: 38,918
Posted By Ko.Fe.
On M-E by me....

On M-E by me. :)

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49001350961_7f33a97dd0_o.jpg



https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49001350921_bf46bfe2c9_o.jpg
Forum: Photography General Interest 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 36
Views: 1,435
Posted By Ko.Fe.
https://www.tsa.gov/travel/security-screening/what...

https://www.tsa.gov/travel/security-screening/whatcanibring/items/film



https://www.tsa.gov/news/releases/2018/07/30/tsa-announces-new-x-ray-technology-roll-out-plan
Forum: Photography General Interest 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 36
Views: 1,435
Posted By Ko.Fe.
This scam made it to RFF now. Cosmo is film...

This scam made it to RFF now. Cosmo is film repackager who wants to generate traffic on his site. Nothing else. Fake news.

New scanners were implemented since 2017. By now it is 145 of them all over...
Forum: Photography General Interest 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 29
Views: 704
Posted By Ko.Fe.
L is not RF. Make sure to have half case for it....

L is not RF. Make sure to have half case for it. And advance it slow, but steady.
Canon P or any Canon RF is not the best RF, VF and framing experience.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 1,891
Views: 299,627
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Good BW posted above and...

Good BW posted above and latelly.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48994077187_cf2a759450_o.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2hDrsdK)

M-E with J-3 today.
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 65
Views: 2,166
Posted By Ko.Fe.
One thing bugs me... It seems, more expensive...

One thing bugs me...
It seems, more expensive camera gets, less photography is seeing from it.
Plenty of exercises in exposure, testing of expensive and cheap lenses, but not so much of photography...
Forum: Photography General Interest 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 29
Views: 704
Posted By Ko.Fe.
You purchased 1k$ camera. Now what?... Lenses....

You purchased 1k$ camera. Now what?...
Lenses. 24,28 cost a lot. And here is no wide cheapies or zooms in RF.

My advise is to get Bessa R with half-case and Orion-15. It will work with entire VF...
Forum: Photography General Interest 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 24
Views: 1,255
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Zeiss, Cosina on DSLR. Followed by Sigma. They...

Zeiss, Cosina on DSLR. Followed by Sigma. They can’t figure out how DSLR AF works, yet. :)
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 13
Views: 785
Posted By Ko.Fe.
This is common 4x5 enlarger in NA. I have seen...

This is common 4x5 enlarger in NA. I have seen them in Canada. :)
Forum: Photography General Interest 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 690
Posted By Ko.Fe.
https://live.staticflickr.com/5287/5257596017_928b...

https://live.staticflickr.com/5287/5257596017_928b777de0.jpg

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48973903843_6edd677619_n.jpg

Both are not public visible.
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 23
Views: 845
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Get folder with wire frames viewfinder in the...

Get folder with wire frames viewfinder in the middle. Fine frame in PP or in the darkroom.
Forum: Photography General Interest 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 76
Views: 1,820
Posted By Ko.Fe.
From environmental perspective non-film cameras...

From environmental perspective non-film cameras might be worse than film.
Batteries are not something which is growing on or under...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 280
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Hood for status or for use? I used mine without...

Hood for status or for use? I used mine without hood. It is not flaring lens much.
But since it is using normal 39mm filters here is absolutely no problem with them on eBay.
But again those are for...
Forum: Photography General Interest 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 76
Views: 1,820
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Excuse me, but with cameras, lenses I’m highest...

Excuse me, but with cameras, lenses I’m highest environmentalist.
I’m using cameras, lenses for decades. Same cameras and lenses.
Leica is most environmentally friendly manufacturer I ever know. They...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 304
Views: 41,555
Posted By Ko.Fe.
I was able to have few days off the work in this...

I was able to have few days off the work in this year.
We went up north to camp at two different sites close to lake Huron.

M4-2 with Jupiter-12 (sn 5000128) printed on foggy PAL 5x7...
Forum: Photography General Interest 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 53
Views: 1,463
Posted By Ko.Fe.
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48974302031_ef...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48974302031_ef820f5811_o.jpg
Forum: Travel 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 344
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Interesting and not just postcard level, IMO.

Interesting and not just postcard level, IMO.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 55
Views: 1,769
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Sorry, but it is gearhead long talk in OP. Real...

Sorry, but it is gearhead long talk in OP. Real user, not collector or status pusher, knows which one and only lens works best. Often it comes not right away, but within sometime after use.
And if...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 356
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Epson scan is best software I ever tried with...

Epson scan is best software I ever tried with Epson scanners. VS and SF are next to useless on Epsons, IMO.
But it is not for everyone, I'm among those who were able to realize what it does its best...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 356
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Hopefully this company will be busted under new...

Hopefully this company will be busted under new privacy regulations in Europe.
Class action might also help those greedy in Adobe.
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 42
Views: 1,484
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Who cares. He is the thief from some of this site...

Who cares.
He is the thief from some of this site photographers. Some of the pictures your hero has stolen went on exhibition.
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 21
Views: 696
Posted By Ko.Fe.
I never used any filters until I became gearhead...

I never used any filters until I became gearhead ten years ago.
Maybe back then we were in majority?
Why make millions of filters if only two where asking.
One back then and one now :)
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 15
Views: 708
Posted By Ko.Fe.
One thing you will need to know, if it is not...

One thing you will need to know, if it is not small lens, your VF might be compromised.
Also if you have never hold these series in hand, it is nowhere near Leica. It is build on entry level SLR...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 48
Views: 3,511
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Then I was looking for cheap 4x5 film, the...

Then I was looking for cheap 4x5 film, the cheapest was ortho.
I wouldn’t mind cheap 135 in bulk, be because even Kentmere is 50 now instead of 29.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 39
Views: 2,345
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Testing some software from one person. BW...

Testing some software from one person. BW conversion with TRIx noise...
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 42
Views: 1,484
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Couldn’t care less about who are these image...

Couldn’t care less about who are these image thefts.
Just want to have one of them exposed to image owners.
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 114
Views: 4,269
Posted By Ko.Fe.
I'm well behind even on digital cameras. The only...

I'm well behind even on digital cameras. The only Leica cameras I care for are M. Film and digital. I'm lucky to have one of each.
Now, if you don't mind read him again. About M...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 114
Views: 4,269
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Or he might know something already, we don't know...

Or he might know something already, we don't know yet.
https://photo.imx.nl/blog/files/archive-october-2019.html
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 24
Views: 977
Posted By Ko.Fe.
I might be not so keen with knock-off term (those...

I might be not so keen with knock-off term (those who represent this lens copy are good people at RFF), but you are correct
Here is corrected 35 1.4 mkII already Nokton, but trashed old Lux from...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 114
Views: 4,269
Posted By Ko.Fe.
First, age. Second, adaptation to digital...

First, age. Second, adaptation to digital crowd.
I doubt what many now able to read his old books and have picture projecting in those heads. Digital crowd wants to see its Bokeh on YouTube and...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 53
Views: 1,941
Posted By Ko.Fe.
The only evidence of corrosion free original...

The only evidence of corrosion free original sensor is photo showing this original sensor at f16 or less as corrosion free. Do not trust if it is only the statement.
Forum: Photography General Interest 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 28
Views: 1,165
Posted By Ko.Fe.
I was watching documentary about him back...

I was watching documentary about him back then.
He would keep people in front of the camera until they would become themselves or starting to act. I like both outcomes.
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 42
Views: 1,484
Posted By Ko.Fe.
So, we must have brochure where all originals has...

So, we must have brochure where all originals has to be listed.
All of these cliche talks are just as accurate as demanding songs to be performed only by original writer. Blues are just cliche...
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 42
Views: 1,484
Posted By Ko.Fe.
According to the article this photo is...

According to the article this photo is garbage.
http://www.theartblog.org/wp-content/uploaded/2855-061.jpg
Robert Frank,...
Forum: Photography General Interest 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 28
Views: 1,165
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Thank you, Richard. And it is not candid. Just...

Thank you, Richard.

And it is not candid. Just as in my recent comment, posting two examples in street portraits I'm not talking about candids. But posed photos. Even taken and retaken as portrait....
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 42
Views: 1,484
Posted By Ko.Fe.
In my culture he is kinda coward. And bashing of...

In my culture he is kinda coward.

And bashing of photog who is recognized by Leica Blog and was on exhibition in known gallery is kinda questionable.
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 405
Views: 139,401
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Nice to hear from you. Looks like collector car,...

Nice to hear from you.
Looks like collector car, not something I would drive in to/from Toronto.
I wouldn't even fit in. :)
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 42
Views: 1,484
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Your photo might be in use without permission.

https://www.diyphotography.net/street-photography-killing/

Many street photos, no links, no credits.
I recognize at least one from photog I know.
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 12
Views: 478
Posted By Ko.Fe.
early morning visit © 2019...

early morning visit © 2019 Keith

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/5265/med_U5265I1571356173.SEQ.0.jpg
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 53
Views: 1,941
Posted By Ko.Fe.
So, it is more sharp and same color?

So, it is more sharp and same color?
Forum: RFF News 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 71
Views: 4,040
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Is it long weekend in California?

Is it long weekend in California?
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 53
Views: 1,941
Posted By Ko.Fe.
M-E latest batch from 2015. Purchased new in...

M-E latest batch from 2015. Purchased new in 2016. Corrosion appeared in 2017, was replaced for free via Toronto Downtown Camera in 2018.

I'm finding new sensor to be less sharp and different in...
Forum: Photography General Interest 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 28
Views: 1,165
Posted By Ko.Fe.
I'm not sure if anyone is here yet. If you still...

I'm not sure if anyone is here yet. If you still want to understand what I was trying to say look and Disfarmer family photos.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 66
Views: 2,647
Posted By Ko.Fe.
I keep on returning and reading and trying to...

I keep on returning and reading and trying to understand.



These are with 50. Is it the scene?

https://live.staticflickr.com/7400/14209068793_7d7371da2c_o.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/nDBc7H)
Forum: Photography General Interest 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 28
Views: 1,165
Posted By Ko.Fe.
https://live.staticflickr.com/7264/7861261156_ffd7...

https://live.staticflickr.com/7264/7861261156_ffd7b36f96_o.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/cYF24s)
Forum: Photography General Interest 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 28
Views: 1,165
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Does family album needs to be adequate to stereotypes?

Sure, we like kid staring into the lens (with face - "only because you have asked me") we have just purchased. But it is not family pictures (IMO).
Nor they have to be...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 66
Views: 2,647
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Thank you, Helen. 50 you gave me has unusual...

Thank you, Helen. 50 you gave me has unusual rendering. Can't let it go!
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 21
Views: 696
Posted By Ko.Fe.
On eBay 40-40.5 step up ring. Works awesome on...

On eBay 40-40.5 step up ring. Works awesome on 50мм lenses with this filter size. And no money, space wasting is needed for hood.
But I don't know if this solution works for wider lenses without...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 66
Views: 2,647
Posted By Ko.Fe.
I sold M3 ELC, it was not in use for long time...

I sold M3 ELC, it was not in use for long time before I purchased it (still with Midland seal) and it was not in use much by me. If I own camera I must use it.

And I find it handy to have 35mm lens...
Forum: RFF News 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 71
Views: 4,040
Posted By Ko.Fe.
And M10 will be priced very logically. Ten grands...

And M10 will be priced very logically. Ten grands camera without IS and dust shake.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 66
Views: 2,647
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Thank you all for many good words and valuable...

Thank you all for many good words and valuable comments. It is something I could use as reference to read many times.

I started to take pictures with Fed-2 and 50. Every time I use it, framing comes...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 66
Views: 2,647
Posted By Ko.Fe.
My "worth to print" rate with 50mm is 1 to 7 with...

My "worth to print" rate with 50mm is 1 to 7 with 35 or with 21, wider. But with 28 is more difficult, again.
Size of the kit is more handling issue than be unpropitious.
I'm OK with big wide (zoom)...
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 29
Views: 1,530
Posted By Ko.Fe.
If its battery going to be still available in...

If its battery going to be still available in three years, it is in my wish list three years from now. By this time my DR paper will be gone and after it here is no way I could afford film and...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 66
Views: 2,647
Posted By Ko.Fe.
I do. But with 50mm... maybe I need to step aside...

I do. But with 50mm... maybe I need to step aside instead of getting close?
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 66
Views: 2,647
Posted By Ko.Fe.
My skills with 50mm and RF sucks.

I liked Canon 5D and 50L combo. I would often switch to it instead of zoom during assignment, reportage.

For some reason I'm OK with one person in the frame with DSLR, but I don't like it at all on...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 562
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Very nice! I'm not good at all for pictures like...

Very nice! I'm not good at all for pictures like these.
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 78
Views: 29,170
Posted By Ko.Fe.
I have no idea how yours logic works. I just...

I have no idea how yours logic works.

I just have practical and real life experience with old FSU gear. If it is old and looks unused - it is брак from the factory. Moskva, Kiev, Zorki same...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 331
Posted By Ko.Fe.
I had VIOOH....

I had VIOOH.

https://live.staticflickr.com/7348/9734188747_f33387461e_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/fQbgbt)IIf RD, Summitar, VIOOH. (https://flic.kr/p/fQbgbt) by Kostya Fedot...
Forum: Canon Rangefinders - Peter Dechert and Peter Kitchingman 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 749
Posted By Ko.Fe.
I would take its larger than Leica size as...

I would take its larger than Leica size as significant improvement for DIY service.

I have IIf and removed this useless flash rail.
Also was able to take its body shell out and put it back with...
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 22
Views: 902
Posted By Ko.Fe.
I also ordered M adapter. It is kind of OK, but...

I also ordered M adapter. It is kind of OK, but not something I find as useful.
Now with more than one non-coded lens, I keep forgetting which lens was in...
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 22
Views: 1,934
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Awesome! I barelly understand what she is talking...

Awesome! I barelly understand what she is talking about, but it is awesome!
Forum: Chris Crawford 10-15-2019
Replies: 119
Views: 4,665
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Very good quality. I could only imagine how it...

Very good quality. I could only imagine how it turns on C-41 film.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-15-2019
Replies: 638
Views: 53,714
Posted By Ko.Fe.
IMHO, portrait is only portrait then person on...

IMHO, portrait is only portrait then person on the picture is directly involved with photographer. Street, loo doesn't matter. The rest is candid, IMHO.

I'm not portrait photographer, I'm terrible...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-14-2019
Replies: 168
Views: 6,012
Posted By Ko.Fe.
I have seen records like Doors been dumped into...

I have seen records like Doors been dumped into trash in 2004. Now they are expensive records. Or at least they are easy to sell.

I would never say anything about "superior" sound quality of LP. I'm...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-14-2019
Replies: 168
Views: 6,012
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Excuse me, but reality is different. Almost every...

Excuse me, but reality is different. Almost every big store I go has not expensive TT. I purchased one new style compact TT in Superstore which is Canadian Walmart and in Walmart itself the number of...
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 10-13-2019
Replies: 68
Views: 2,682
Posted By Ko.Fe.
:) More glass? The actual glass is so little on...

:) More glass? The actual glass is so little on the image you provide.

But any lens is little on this knock-off from Sony A7. :)
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 10-13-2019
Replies: 1,891
Views: 299,627
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Thank you Helen, I always happy to see you and...

Thank you Helen, I always happy to see you and your photos here.
Dog photo is awesome. It is different dog breed in the shadow. And all in the photo shows the moment.
It is also interesting to see...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-13-2019
Replies: 44
Views: 1,715
Posted By Ko.Fe.
They can't. They are SLRians. Whut? M8 and any...

They can't. They are SLRians.

Whut? M8 and any Bessa will give you shutter sound. HCB called Leica shutter sound as the "kiss". I'd rather hear kiss as sound of my accomplishment than stove's...
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 10-12-2019
Replies: 1,709
Views: 111,458
Posted By Ko.Fe.
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48887865813_66...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48887865813_66b8a94aa8_o.jpg



https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48887736438_67c268dcd8_o.jpg



https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48888579352_9fb3c710a5_o.jpg
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-12-2019
Replies: 22
Views: 918
Posted By Ko.Fe.
I had 40/2, it worked on M-E crappy 35 frames,...

I had 40/2, it worked on M-E crappy 35 frames, but on camera with accurate 35, 50 frames it sucked.

Need slick lens on big body, get CV CS 35 2.5 II.
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-12-2019
Replies: 18
Views: 551
Posted By Ko.Fe.
https://live.staticflickr.com/5772/30302520614_203...

https://live.staticflickr.com/5772/30302520614_2032ebc9a5_o.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/NaJkDY)

Leica M4-2, PinHole Cap.
Kentmere 400 in HC-110 B 8 minutes.
8x10 Agfa Brovira #2 print.
ON....
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-12-2019
Replies: 10
Views: 470
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Something like salva smearing on one layer and...

Something like salva smearing on one layer and melted glue on another surface.
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-11-2019
Replies: 18
Views: 551
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Have you studied HCB and GW work. Landscape is...

Have you studied HCB and GW work. Landscape is very where. And I’m sure none of them used tripod.
Rangefinder landscapes still could be done as anything else with rangefinder.
It is kind of killed by...
Forum: RFF News 10-11-2019
Replies: 5
Views: 548
Posted By Ko.Fe.
I’m not sure how photos of recognized people I...

I’m not sure how photos of recognized people I have are in jeopardy.
Or people I don’t know.
I have stopped dumping my kids photos with every new camera, lens I have long time ago.
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 10-11-2019
Replies: 68
Views: 2,682
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Just slightly above 2K with huge for no reason 45...

Just slightly above 2K with huge for no reason 45 2.8.
The lens is the failure.
Camera has dust and splash proof and IS. I bet it has dust shake.
So, it might be alternative for used m240, which has...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 10-11-2019
Replies: 45
Views: 2,741
Posted By Ko.Fe.
I have liveview on DSLR, useless for any moving...

I have liveview on DSLR, useless for any moving objects. Every time I see some dude using lv it looks hilariously slow :)
Touch screen and lv might be different.

Rangefinder wise it works by using...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-09-2019
Replies: 12
Views: 369
Posted By Ko.Fe.
So is Ford here, in GTA. But Chicago is awesome...

So is Ford here, in GTA. But Chicago is awesome for public transit. No F-150 needed. :)
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-09-2019
Replies: 12
Views: 369
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Chicago is driven by the public transit, not Ford...

Chicago is driven by the public transit, not Ford :)
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-08-2019
Replies: 168
Views: 6,012
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Go Ted, Go! I remember exactly how I went...

Go Ted, Go!

I remember exactly how I went seriously and at my own for film in 2012.
Earlier on I was digitizing our film pictures from 2003 and later on. We quit from using film and only camera for...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 10-08-2019
Replies: 41
Views: 1,328
Posted By Ko.Fe.
I have different approach. I look at results...

I have different approach.

I look at results and work from there.
I have scans from my Epson flatbed printed by me and by professional on lager size paper. It looks awesome.

I have no problem to...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-08-2019
Replies: 42
Views: 1,272
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Just like with Zenit (Zorki), which was released...

Just like with Zenit (Zorki), which was released earlier than F.
And much earlier 135 format SLRs looks like they have same kind of origination.
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 10-08-2019
Replies: 41
Views: 1,328
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Any evidence what your excellency has practical...

Any evidence what your excellency has practical outcome?
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 10-08-2019
Replies: 41
Views: 1,328
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Any 120 film subformat is so big, any new flatbed...

Any 120 film subformat is so big, any new flatbed Epson supporting it will be sufficient.
And to be honest same is enough for 135. Epson comes with easy to use software.
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-06-2019
Replies: 168
Views: 6,012
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Where are some folks like me who went seriously...

Where are some folks like me who went seriously on film then general public was ditching film cameras and developing on every corner has vanished as result of it.
I would go to remaining stores...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-06-2019
Replies: 42
Views: 1,272
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Here is one shot BW...

Here is one shot BW developer.
https://filmphotographyproject.com/content/features/2018/05/fpp-super-monobath-one-step-bw-developer/

My digital rangefinder camera is just like my M4-2. Same size,...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-05-2019
Replies: 88
Views: 2,454
Posted By Ko.Fe.
2009 Canon 500D - over 100K exposures. In use...

2009 Canon 500D - over 100K exposures. In use since then. No maintenance cost.
M4-2. I don't count in rolls, sorry, rolls are for random shooters :), I purchase in bulks and use about four bulks per...
Forum: Travel 10-05-2019
Replies: 43
Views: 1,346
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Looking at these pictures and reading all of OP...

Looking at these pictures and reading all of OP brovada here and where...

I'm not finding any of those pictures worth of going to remote places, advisory or not.
Same kind of pictures could be taken...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 10-04-2019
Replies: 21
Views: 1,662
Posted By Ko.Fe.
I wouldn’t buy collapsible lens for Bessa.

I wouldn’t buy collapsible lens for Bessa.
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 10-04-2019
Replies: 21
Views: 630
Posted By Ko.Fe.
He is not wimp or whatever labels are put on...

He is not wimp or whatever labels are put on him.
I watched videos with him. He is not always aggressively flashing it to the face.
I would not mind if someone would chooses me for it. But it will...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 10-04-2019
Replies: 5
Views: 439
Posted By Ko.Fe.
I bet you are not original owner. RF arm is...

I bet you are not original owner.
RF arm is adjustable. Previous owner could have it done for lenses not focusing closer than .8 m.
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-04-2019
Replies: 168
Views: 6,012
Posted By Ko.Fe.
On my way to work I was asked if my camera is...

On my way to work I was asked if my camera is with film.
I went to check two well known stores in Toronto DT after work to see how they are doing.
Henry’s where I purchased many times film supplies...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 10-04-2019
Replies: 21
Views: 630
Posted By Ko.Fe.
It doesn't have to be face flashed. Here is good...

It doesn't have to be face flashed. Here is good and recent example of street photography with flash.
https://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=169460

I would like to use 21mm and...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 10-04-2019
Replies: 15
Views: 1,042
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Don't they post "slowing down" articles few times...

Don't they post "slowing down" articles few times per year?

I'd rather sell my film M and keep my film EOS. It is Canon, not Nikon and it just works. :)
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 10-04-2019
Replies: 22
Views: 891
Posted By Ko.Fe.
I do, sometimes, if I go on events. Our local...

I do, sometimes, if I go on events. Our local media doesn't like film photos at all.
But I do. I'm not in favor of doing this, because then two metal M bumps to each over...
I have to put both in...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 10-04-2019
Replies: 61
Views: 4,934
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Does FLE have same oof, Bokeh at f1.4 as version...

Does FLE have same oof, Bokeh at f1.4 as version II?
Forum: Travel 10-03-2019
Replies: 12
Views: 389
Posted By Ko.Fe.
They eat million dogs per...

They eat million dogs per year.
https://www.usatoday.com/in-depth/news/2019/02/25/south-koreans-eat-more-than-2-million-dogs-every-year-but-thats-changing/2930025002/
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 10-03-2019
Replies: 22
Views: 902
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Good to know! I'm just trying to keep it as low...

Good to know!
I'm just trying to keep it as low budget as possible.
Ordered new 14-42 re-branded from Panasonic pancake lens for 100$.
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-03-2019
Replies: 168
Views: 6,012
Posted By Ko.Fe.
I’m agree. If some one needs to have clear...

I’m agree.

If some one needs to have clear picture, it is easy with digital.
But then I asked why my daughter wants to take two film cameras instead of one digital to Europe, she told me what she...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 10-02-2019
Replies: 48
Views: 1,296
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Canon IL is very easy to disable and it is...

Canon IL is very easy to disable and it is reversible.
And those who like me also figured out how to re-do its mount to have it working better on M. 3 to 6, instead of all way into VF. Also...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-02-2019
Replies: 168
Views: 6,012
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Boy’o’boy :) Never heard of Paris by Night?...

Boy’o’boy :)
Never heard of Paris by Night? Brassai. This about your AA passage.

And what amount of keepers have to do with film and low light?
Take a measure and expose. I have done it. Under low...
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 10-02-2019
Replies: 22
Views: 902
Posted By Ko.Fe.
I'm more after Olympus M.ZUIKO DIGITAL 14-42mm...

I'm more after Olympus M.ZUIKO DIGITAL 14-42mm f3.5-5.6 EZ.
14, been 28mm equivalent is enough for me and my wife finds the use for the other end.
Plus, it is OM for OM.
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 10-02-2019
Replies: 22
Views: 902
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Thank you both. I’d rather spend some not so big...

Thank you both.

I’d rather spend some not so big money on couple M43 lenses and if it works well get fresher body for indoors, to replace DSLR.
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 10-01-2019
Replies: 22
Views: 902
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Same...

Same kit:

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48829420493_c01a21a3cf_o.jpg



https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48829962357_0fb7633ae3_o.jpg
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 10-01-2019
Replies: 48
Views: 1,296
Posted By Ko.Fe.
It was my guidance. I went from Typ 1, to typ 2,...

It was my guidance. I went from Typ 1, to typ 2, then 4 and now 3.
Prior to this I had Summitar, Summar and Summarit :)
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 10-01-2019
Replies: 48
Views: 1,296
Posted By Ko.Fe.
I'm confused with those versions. 1 is...

I'm confused with those versions.
1 is Collapsible.
2. is Rigid.
3. is one I have now, very long focus throw and not small lens.
4. is Canadian/German, smallest with plastic parts.
5. is the...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 10-01-2019
Replies: 48
Views: 1,296
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Summarit-M 50 2.5 is more compact than any 50 ZM...

Summarit-M 50 2.5 is more compact than any 50 ZM or any non collapsible 50 Cron.
Maybe Color-Skopar 50 2.5 is smaller than Summarit-M.
You are not going to find Canonikons with modern focus and...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-01-2019
Replies: 37
Views: 1,474
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Our daughter used 5D and L lenses after she...

Our daughter used 5D and L lenses after she turned twenty. :)

If you want her to be still involved and willing to use this tank of the camera (Freaking Tank beast :) ), get her Instax.
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-01-2019
Replies: 37
Views: 1,474
Posted By Ko.Fe.
3, 5, 6, 7,9,10,13. Let go. You don't need this...

3, 5, 6, 7,9,10,13. Let go. You don't need this many cameras and your daughter doesn't need slow and heavy tank of the camera (9). Give her what Jane Bown was using.
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 10-01-2019
Replies: 22
Views: 723
Posted By Ko.Fe.
It isn't shelter. It is portable studio. Remember...

It isn't shelter. It is portable studio. Remember Disfarmer? He also has studio without artificial light, but it was modified natural light. Just like in this portable studio. It is quite common...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-01-2019
Replies: 168
Views: 6,012
Posted By Ko.Fe.
This is the first concert ever for masters of...

This is the first concert ever for masters of electronica music. No film. :)
https://youtu.be/vNoFHdlMrtI
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 10-01-2019
Replies: 22
Views: 723
Posted By Ko.Fe.
By any chance, have you noticed portable studio...

By any chance, have you noticed portable studio setup? :D
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-01-2019
Replies: 168
Views: 6,012
Posted By Ko.Fe.
I’m committing to Toronto, walking regularly to...

I’m committing to Toronto, walking regularly to amazing water front location where I’m responsible for programs without interruption.
I have seen few more comparing to none. One person with black M4,...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 09-30-2019
Replies: 21
Views: 630
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Picture of kid at home? I’ll take you seriously...

Picture of kid at home? I’ll take you seriously then you show me street photography taken with flash and close.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-29-2019
Replies: 20
Views: 629
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Yep, re-loadable bulk loader means re-loadable...

Yep, re-loadable bulk loader means re-loadable cassettes. And then if you are real cheapo you could do it all in the dark and save two frames. :)

this is what I call true supporting of the film.
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 09-28-2019
Replies: 13
Views: 1,913
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Forgot to mention. It is known what focus tab...

Forgot to mention. It is known what focus tab could be hold by dual side 3M adhesive tape for auto moldings.
I have 7A focus tab (sold separably on eBay) made this way. It is on my J-12 secure and...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 09-28-2019
Replies: 26
Views: 1,193
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Used? Like everyday and for couple of thousands...

Used? Like everyday and for couple of thousands exposures per year, at least? Or just "used"... Because if Leica is used for real, it will need service, parts once in a while.
82K is miniscular...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 09-28-2019
Replies: 26
Views: 1,193
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Not so many film M are made. M4-2 only twelve...

Not so many film M are made. M4-2 only twelve thousands, for example.
And if camera is old it has worn out parts as well.

I'm also don't want to be on the Mad Max territory, it is all yours :)
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 09-28-2019
Replies: 1,891
Views: 299,627
Posted By Ko.Fe.
From...

From yesterday:

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48809507886_cc5d26e14f_o.jpg



https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48809160988_1d6ca06749_o.jpg
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 09-28-2019
Replies: 26
Views: 1,193
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Last time I checked, M6 TTL meter was not...

Last time I checked, M6 TTL meter was not reparable by Leica Camera AG anymore. No parts.
For how long Leica will supply another parts, nobody knows. Any film M is kind of gamble now.
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 09-28-2019
Replies: 30
Views: 901
Posted By Ko.Fe.
It was under 1K$ few years ago. Probably only one...

It was under 1K$ few years ago. Probably only one camera which is digital and collective item. But every time I look at crop factor and old color rendering from early nineties I have anticipation to...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 09-27-2019
Replies: 32
Views: 1,239
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Somehow my uncropped photos get published in...

Somehow my uncropped photos get published in local media.
I like to work my prime and get it framed on exposure. It is more easier to frame with prime by walking instead of zooming to me. Every time...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 09-27-2019
Replies: 79
Views: 2,764
Posted By Ko.Fe.
MF is self-sustained on Rollei TLR cameras. They...

MF is self-sustained on Rollei TLR cameras. They will outlast film MF.
I cold get CLA'd Cord for low 200$.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 09-27-2019
Replies: 62
Views: 2,201
Posted By Ko.Fe.
EOS 300 and 40 2.8 pancake.

EOS 300 and 40 2.8 pancake.
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 09-27-2019
Replies: 32
Views: 1,957
Posted By Ko.Fe.
To add some controlling device (via port on the...

To add some controlling device (via port on the camera) or to use different firmware.
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 09-27-2019
Replies: 13
Views: 1,913
Posted By Ko.Fe.
It will not.

It will not.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-27-2019
Replies: 15
Views: 820
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Your layers of protection have serious flaw. The...

Your layers of protection have serious flaw. The pillow from jewel box is missing on the top plate. You need one with your current strap.
It is most garbage strap I ever have. I have to remove German...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 09-26-2019
Replies: 32
Views: 1,957
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Then Soviet took over German FAU-2 plant it was...

Then Soviet took over German FAU-2 plant it was after American.
American took the brains, Soviet has the rest. Soviet rocket technology is based on reverse engineering.
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 09-26-2019
Replies: 22
Views: 902
Posted By Ko.Fe.
It reminds me how we replaced FSU cameras with...

It reminds me how we replaced FSU cameras with simple P&S with fixed focus. Once it became available in nineties.
I was watching MFT cameras for sometime on ebay and once it become well under 100$...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 09-26-2019
Replies: 32
Views: 1,957
Posted By Ko.Fe.
I get what he is high skilled in reversed...

I get what he is high skilled in reversed engineering, hacking and coding. This is very good skills for now and for the future.
But what is beneficial in this particular exercise for me as...
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 09-26-2019
Replies: 22
Views: 902
Posted By Ko.Fe.
The age of its sensor shows its limit. I don't...

The age of its sensor shows its limit. I don't know how to describe it exactly, but lack of dynamic range comes to my mind. M9 is still better sensor, IMO.



I have seen mixed reviews for this lens...
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 09-26-2019
Replies: 10
Views: 949
Posted By Ko.Fe.
It is hard to recommend something once camera bag...

It is hard to recommend something once camera bag has fashioned update.
I would look at the same brand or anything which is sounds like Italian.
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 09-26-2019
Replies: 22
Views: 902
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Colours from OM digital are one of the best. Not...

Colours from OM digital are one of the best. Not film, but somehow they are pleasing.
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 09-25-2019
Replies: 31
Views: 2,194
Posted By Ko.Fe.
M4/3 is vintage?...

M4/3 is vintage? lol

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48796466541_21f68d463e_o.jpg

Today was my first day https://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=169573
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 09-25-2019
Replies: 22
Views: 902
Posted By Ko.Fe.
New to me E-PL1, first day.

15 f8 pancake was purchased while ago, so was EV-1. Yesterday E-PL1 arrived from Japan. I took it as my everyday, everywhere camera with me today.

ISO 3200. Fine for...
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