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Forum: DIYS Modifications 2 Days Ago
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Posted By shawn
I haven’t tried side by side either. Probably...

I haven’t tried side by side either. Probably will get a viewer for it though. At the moment I am waiting for a new battery for my laptop so I haven’t processed anything more yet.

Shawn
Forum: DIYS Modifications 3 Days Ago
Replies: 44
Views: 1,289
Posted By shawn
I didn’t think of the shorter base either. Have...

I didn’t think of the shorter base either. Have you tried side by side viewing for the hyperstereo shots? Might handle more complex shots better than the blends.

Shawn
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 5 Days Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 437
Posted By shawn
Looks great. Just a thought, on your breakout...

Looks great. Just a thought, on your breakout board make sure you have it on standoffs or some other way of raising it up. Don’t want an accidental leak submerging it.

Shawn
Forum: DIYS Modifications 1 Week Ago
Replies: 44
Views: 1,289
Posted By shawn
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49179816393_09...

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Love how tiny this one is.

First try with stereo/3d and using...
Forum: DIYS Modifications 1 Week Ago
Replies: 44
Views: 1,289
Posted By shawn
I just bought one with a totally dead battery for...

I just bought one with a totally dead battery for $30 from Adorama. After that arrives I will be poking around inside....

Yes, the original model with the DXO Optics Pro (and DXO Film Pack) is a...
Forum: DIYS Modifications 1 Week Ago
Replies: 44
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Posted By shawn
OK, just laid it out in CAD....

OK, just laid it out in CAD....
Forum: DIYS Modifications 1 Week Ago
Replies: 44
Views: 1,289
Posted By shawn
Yup, I mocked up a 3 camera rig (using 3 early...

Yup, I mocked up a 3 camera rig (using 3 early single stands) and it looks like they would all clear each others field of view.

I didn't like that you couldn't see all three screens at the same...
Forum: DIYS Modifications 1 Week Ago
Replies: 44
Views: 1,289
Posted By shawn
Glad it arrived. Dante probably can't share the...

Glad it arrived.

Dante probably can't share the DXOs, he is going to need them. ;)

Good luck on the hunt!

Shawn
Forum: DIYS Modifications 1 Week Ago
Replies: 44
Views: 1,289
Posted By shawn
Thanks, that turned out nice. I can't show any...

Thanks, that turned out nice. I can't show any pictures from it as it just got mailed out.

I have a 2 camera version printing for me right now. Probably won't get a chance to do much with it till...
Forum: DIYS Modifications 1 Week Ago
Replies: 44
Views: 1,289
Posted By shawn
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Shawn
Forum: DIYS Modifications 1 Week Ago
Replies: 44
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Posted By shawn
Every time I think 'last one' I have another idea...

Every time I think 'last one' I have another idea and tweak things a little more.

This is a stereo/3D camera setup. Third camera slot was Dante's idea to allow for adjustable spacing between...
Forum: DIYS Modifications 1 Week Ago
Replies: 44
Views: 1,289
Posted By shawn
My monoprice was a pain when I first got it. The...

My monoprice was a pain when I first got it. The aluminum stamping that the build plate attaches to was very flimsy and wouldn't hold a leveling. Replacing that made a huge difference in stability of...
Forum: DIYS Modifications 1 Week Ago
Replies: 44
Views: 1,289
Posted By shawn
I haven't tried that but certainly could. I'd...

I haven't tried that but certainly could. I'd just need to be careful to avoid the cameras seeing each other. Will give it a try next weekend. With as easy as these are blending it might not make...
Forum: DIYS Modifications 1 Week Ago
Replies: 44
Views: 1,289
Posted By shawn
Thanks, I'm printing on a Monoprice Maker Select...

Thanks, I'm printing on a Monoprice Maker Select v2 that I've upgraded and dialed in pretty well.

Shawn
Forum: DIYS Modifications 1 Week Ago
Replies: 44
Views: 1,289
Posted By shawn
This one is printing...

This one is printing now...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49154023958_83186b65bc_z.jpg

Levels will be flush with the top.

Shawn
Forum: DIYS Modifications 1 Week Ago
Replies: 44
Views: 1,289
Posted By shawn
The comparison is interesting. Even more so if I...

The comparison is interesting. Even more so if I start playing with all the different projection options available in AutoPano Giga.

For...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 1 Week Ago
Replies: 31
Views: 1,358
Posted By shawn
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Forum: DIYS Modifications 1 Week Ago
Replies: 44
Views: 1,289
Posted By shawn
Took the three camera version out today. Just...

Took the three camera version out today. Just test shots but it does have a lot of potential. I do want to work out a shutter release though as it is tricky hitting all three buttons at the same time...
Forum: DIYS Modifications 1 Week Ago
Replies: 44
Views: 1,289
Posted By shawn
Levels arrived...

Levels arrived early.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49174988453_7010bb3bbd.jpg

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49174988438_ca3045e2c5.jpg

On the 2 camera version I only had the level...
Forum: DIYS Modifications 1 Week Ago
Replies: 44
Views: 1,289
Posted By shawn
Thanks, not sure about thingiverse. Still...

Thanks, not sure about thingiverse. Still tweaking these at the moment. I think I'll likely use the two camera version more too as the three is so very wide.

But it is so easy it will be be fun to...
Forum: DIYS Modifications 1 Week Ago
Replies: 44
Views: 1,289
Posted By shawn
Just eyeballed it with a protractor and it is...

Just eyeballed it with a protractor and it is around 160-165 degrees horizontal. Compared to the Noblex's viewfinder it is considerably wider but doesn't have the same vertical FOV.

Shawn
Forum: DIYS Modifications 1 Week Ago
Replies: 44
Views: 1,289
Posted By shawn
The 3 camera print had a corner lift a little...

The 3 camera print had a corner lift a little which altered the placement on the right most camera a little. Will reprint in a bit after I verify the levels fitting properly (arriving tomorrow) and...
Forum: DIYS Modifications 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 44
Views: 1,289
Posted By shawn
The changes to hold the cameras tighter worked...

The changes to hold the cameras tighter worked well. Very secure now. I also smoothed the sharp edges so it will slide in a camera bag easier.

On the two camera 50 degree version I also added a...
Forum: DIYS Modifications 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 44
Views: 1,289
Posted By shawn
50 degree 2 camera version is printing now. Has a...

50 degree 2 camera version is printing now. Has a couple of small tweaks to hold the cameras in tighter and to protect the sliding covers more. It is a 5 hour print job.

After that is done I will...
Forum: DIYS Modifications 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 44
Views: 1,289
Posted By shawn
Thanks, it does work well. Much easier to use...

Thanks, it does work well. Much easier to use than my old setup and easy to fit into a bag. I redid the mount slightly to hold the cameras tighter and did a little more testing with angles.

With the...
Forum: DIYS Modifications 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 44
Views: 1,289
Posted By shawn
Couple of...

Couple of more...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49138811108_e6373f8220.jpg

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49139501857_b10f4f3965.jpg

Shawn
Forum: DIYS Modifications 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 44
Views: 1,289
Posted By shawn
DXO One + One panoramic camera

For digital panoramic phots I typically use my A7RII with the square framing to get a 3:1 AR (or 2:1 or 1:1) with wide angle lenses. With my Tamron 17-28 I get almost exactly the same horizontal FOV...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 31
Views: 1,358
Posted By shawn
Noblex Pro 6/150 2 shot blend (flare on the...

Noblex Pro 6/150

2 shot blend (flare on the right side)
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49125093836_f0755a3d66_b.jpg

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Shawn
Forum: Xpan & Other Panoramics 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 244
Posted By shawn
First roll through. My first shot was badly cut...

First roll through. My first shot was badly cut off but after looking at the backing paper that was my fault. I lined up with the START not the arrows that were a bit after the start. The rest of the...
Forum: Xpan & Other Panoramics 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 244
Posted By shawn
Good tip, thanks! Shawn

Good tip, thanks!

Shawn
Forum: Xpan & Other Panoramics 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 244
Posted By shawn
Thanks, I just tried it again and it worked this...

Thanks, I just tried it again and it worked this time. I think opening the door when it is on S unlocked the winder so I could line up the start position, then close the door, hit the shutter and...
Forum: Xpan & Other Panoramics 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 244
Posted By shawn
Noblex 150 Pro loading?

Anyone with an original Noblex Pro 6/150 have any tips on loading film? This is the model with the power switch part of the shutter dial and no start button on the rear of the camera.

In all the...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 50
Views: 1,164
Posted By shawn
I've seen private sale M 240s for $2200 so watch...

I've seen private sale M 240s for $2200 so watch for them too. I bought mine for $2550 and that included an extra battery, thumbs up, EVF and all original packaging.

Shawn
Forum: DIYS Modifications 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 1
Views: 260
Posted By shawn
Adding a mask to Konica IIIa rangefinder?

Has anyone ever tried adding a mask the Konica IIIa's rangefinder to give the RF patch hard defined edges like on a Leica M?

Not sure what would be involved for this or even if it is possible but it...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 7,476
Views: 3,829,225
Posted By shawn
Ended up having to send this back. The mirror was...

Ended up having to send this back. The mirror was oxidizing pretty badly.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49111874127_a545e1a8c9_c.jpg

Shawn
Forum: DIYS Modifications 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 371
Posted By shawn
Nice work! I picked up a Prominent case for my...

Nice work! I picked up a Prominent case for my VitoIII a couple of years ago but haven't gotten around to modifying it yet. This should push me to do it.

Thanks,

Shawn
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 50
Views: 1,164
Posted By shawn
Depending upon how you shoot this is less of an...

Depending upon how you shoot this is less of an issue on a digital Leica since you are gaining aperture priority metering as well as the potential to use auto ISO so the camera will adjust to your...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 50
Views: 1,164
Posted By shawn
KEH discounts rarely apply to Leica products...

KEH discounts rarely apply to Leica products though. The current one doesn't.

Shawn
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 50
Views: 1,164
Posted By shawn
All the original m9 sensors are prone to...

All the original m9 sensors are prone to corrosion. Leica no longer repairs them for free, it is an expensive bill now. If you are looking at M9s get one with an upgraded sensor.

As far as the M240...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 28
Views: 1,099
Posted By shawn
All three are nice lenses and will take good...

All three are nice lenses and will take good pictures.

As far as collapsible goes the Elmar 3.5 makes the most compact package on the camera as it adds a couple of mm of width to the camera when it...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 1,031
Views: 50,151
Posted By shawn
Sumiclone Shawn

Sumiclone

Shawn
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 18
Views: 1,514
Posted By shawn
It doesn't help with the A7R but with the series...

It doesn't help with the A7R but with the series II cameras the other option is the Tech Art Pro which will allow AF with adapted lenses....
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 18
Views: 1,514
Posted By shawn
At this point there really isn't a reason why it...

At this point there really isn't a reason why it is still missing. On Nikon DSLRs it was just working off the PD AF points and was lighting the dot when the light at those points were in focus. No...
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 18
Views: 1,514
Posted By shawn
Yes, that works really well. Also, if the camera...

Yes, that works really well. Also, if the camera offers it adjust the peaking amount depending upon your F stop and focal length. IBIS/OIS also can help as the contrast of the scene is more...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 40
Views: 1,240
Posted By shawn
Yes, a huge range. If unsure err on the side of...

Yes, a huge range. If unsure err on the side of overexpose and you will likely be fine. For those unsure about this check out:

https://carmencitafilmlab.com/kodak-400tx-vs-400-t-max/

and look at...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 40
Views: 1,240
Posted By shawn
Shooting meterless outdoors is pretty easy once...

Shooting meterless outdoors is pretty easy once you get the hang of it. I use a lightmeter on my iPhone if needed.

Not that I'd ever use it but some old Barnacks allow...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 385
Views: 47,856
Posted By shawn
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49049220776_ba...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49049220776_bae63b267a_c.jpg

Shawn
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 566
Posted By shawn
I haven't used HP5 with HC110 but it looks like B...

I haven't used HP5 with HC110 but it looks like B at 5 minutes or H at 10 or 11 minutes should be a good starting point.

https://filmdev.org/developer/show/1009?film_id=1004&page=1

Also, what...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 566
Posted By shawn
If you are scanning I wouldn't aim for wide...

If you are scanning I wouldn't aim for wide contrast in development. It won't scan as well and you can easily tweak for the look you want in post.

What film are you processing?

Shawn
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 40
Views: 1,240
Posted By shawn
As far as daily use I think that is really going...

As far as daily use I think that is really going to depend upon you and what you shoot. They are certainly slower cameras to use but that also means you slow down to use them which can be nice. If...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-09-2019
Replies: 54
Views: 8,614
Posted By shawn
Just to add to this I thought my 1960 M3 had a 32...

Just to add to this I thought my 1960 M3 had a 32 as the seal but after getting out the macro lens it is actually a recessed L.

Shawn
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 11-09-2019
Replies: 40
Views: 1,240
Posted By shawn
I have a 1932 II that was converted to a...

I have a 1932 II that was converted to a III.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/46783578165_61e508a53d_c.jpg

The viewfinder is tiny but is useable if it is clear. A 1:1 SBOOI on top is awesome...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-07-2019
Replies: 7,476
Views: 3,829,225
Posted By shawn
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The M just arrived today. Seems to work fine but the advance was a...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 11-05-2019
Replies: 10
Views: 389
Posted By shawn
Half pressing the shutter should lock the meter...

Half pressing the shutter should lock the meter position. There is a bar that moves over to hold it in place when this happens. The meter should move freely and react to light when the shutter is not...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 11-05-2019
Replies: 10
Views: 389
Posted By shawn
That screw adjusts the tension on the meter...

That screw adjusts the tension on the meter movement. You tightened it and locked the meter in place. You will need to adjust it to the point where the meter moves freely again. The meter response is...
Forum: Fixed Lens 35mm RF 11-04-2019
Replies: 6
Views: 266
Posted By shawn
I think I used a pair of pointed tip tweezers for...

I think I used a pair of pointed tip tweezers for mine.

Shawn
Forum: Fixed Lens 35mm RF 11-04-2019
Replies: 6
Views: 266
Posted By shawn
If you are comfortable pulling the top off you...

If you are comfortable pulling the top off you can recalibrate the meter on the Auto S3. There is a fixed resistor near the meter that you can swap out to adjust the reading. It has been a few years...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-03-2019
Replies: 466
Views: 68,048
Posted By shawn
If anyone is looking for one Usedphotopro...

If anyone is looking for one Usedphotopro currently has two of these for sale and they will have 6 month warranties.

Shawn
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 11-03-2019
Replies: 65
Views: 2,320
Posted By shawn
How long did yours take to turn on? My M240 will...

How long did yours take to turn on? My M240 will take a shot in 2 seconds after turning it on. My Sony A7RII takes anywhere from 1.2 seconds to more than 7 seconds to a shot from turn on.

That is...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-02-2019
Replies: 31
Views: 1,358
Posted By shawn
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https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49003668906_9b3cdb321f_b.jpg

Shawn
Forum: Fuji X Series 11-02-2019
Replies: 28
Views: 1,266
Posted By shawn
In regular light there is no much difference...

In regular light there is no much difference between the 35 1.4 and the f2 if you are using the single point focus area.

Shawn
Forum: Fuji X Series 11-02-2019
Replies: 28
Views: 1,266
Posted By shawn
XP2 can shoot sports easily when setup...

XP2 can shoot sports easily when setup right.

These were AF tests using the 55-200 with early XP2 firmware and it got quicker later on. https://flic.kr/s/aHsksnCDMp

The 100-400 was noticeably...
Forum: Photo Software 10-31-2019
Replies: 4
Views: 526
Posted By shawn
Most likely it is set to AUTO or Custom for the...

Most likely it is set to AUTO or Custom for the processing. Change it to X3F and it should use the settings in the file itself.

If you like the look of the setting as is you might also try shooting...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-31-2019
Replies: 9,112
Views: 898,186
Posted By shawn
Just received a red scale Elmar back from a CLA...

Just received a red scale Elmar back from a CLA by DAG.

Shawn
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 10-30-2019
Replies: 23
Views: 921
Posted By shawn
I like the pop up finder in the Kodak Monitor...

I like the pop up finder in the Kodak Monitor 620. It has parallax adjustment available on it.

https://live.staticflickr.com/3955/15563236901_720abfced2_w.jpg

Early Monitors can use clipped 120...
Forum: Fuji X Series 10-28-2019
Replies: 246
Views: 8,450
Posted By shawn
If you are trying to work with JPEGs use AutoISO...

If you are trying to work with JPEGs use AutoISO and AutoDR to your advantage as that can help with complex lighting. Also try using DR400 which the camera will not select on its own. Don't let the...
Forum: Fuji X Series 10-28-2019
Replies: 246
Views: 8,450
Posted By shawn
The XP2 should automatically switch to the lower...

The XP2 should automatically switch to the lower magnification viewfinder when you put the 18 on it. Fuji did tweak the switching behavior from the XP1 though so it was sometimes a little funky. The...
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 10-27-2019
Replies: 7
Views: 314
Posted By shawn
The dual format versions are pretty easy to find...

The dual format versions are pretty easy to find on ebay. There are 10 or 15 of them listed right now.

Shawn
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 10-27-2019
Replies: 7
Views: 314
Posted By shawn
Checked ebay, looks like none of the Automats on...

Checked ebay, looks like none of the Automats on ebay are dual format. Maybe none are?

You can tell the dual format camera by looking for the tab on the front to mask the viewfinder or by looking at...
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 10-27-2019
Replies: 7
Views: 314
Posted By shawn
It is just a little tab you slide to mask the...

It is just a little tab you slide to mask the viewfinder to 6x4.5 format. Internally there are two hinged masks on each side of the film gate that close over.

Make sure the Automat version was...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 10-27-2019
Replies: 620
Views: 144,160
Posted By shawn
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48969528396_5f...

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1950 Summitar (10 blades)
Forum: Fuji X Series 10-27-2019
Replies: 246
Views: 8,450
Posted By shawn
It is a great feature. I was always hoping Fuji...

It is a great feature. I was always hoping Fuji would have gone the other direction and add a third magnification to the VF. One for 14mm and above, a middle ground and then a lifesize vf...
Forum: Fuji X Series 10-27-2019
Replies: 246
Views: 8,450
Posted By shawn
If you aren't using the OVF you might want to try...

If you aren't using the OVF you might want to try an XT3 too. The bigger EVF is very nice. Shame they didn't put that into the XE3.

I used the Fuji for all sorts of photography from 14 to 400mm so...
Forum: Chris Crawford 10-27-2019
Replies: 119
Views: 4,940
Posted By shawn
Just as another option my Summitar came with a...

Just as another option my Summitar came with a Kodak adapter that is push on and fits fine. Kodak Series VI adapter Ring 1 5/8 in - 41mm.

Shawn
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-26-2019
Replies: 5,637
Views: 504,315
Posted By shawn
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https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48965408957_d96d8fa236_b.jpg

Shawn
Forum: Fuji X Series 10-26-2019
Replies: 246
Views: 8,450
Posted By shawn
While I don't have Fuji anymore I did have the...

While I don't have Fuji anymore I did have the XP1 and XP2.

The XP3 LCD doesn't bother me, I kind of like it. If I wanted to chimp I used the EVF anyway (or set it for a 2 second review after the...
Forum: Sony E Lenses / Adapted Lenses / Adapters / Images 10-25-2019
Replies: 3
Views: 319
Posted By shawn
I just bought the 17-28 and it is great. Much...

I just bought the 17-28 and it is great. Much sharpers in the corners than my adapted wide angles.

Shawn
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 10-20-2019
Replies: 620
Views: 144,160
Posted By shawn
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48931029301_3b...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48931029301_3bba807de0_b.jpg

1950 Summitar coated with 10 blade aperture, M240

Shawn
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 10-19-2019
Replies: 16
Views: 805
Posted By shawn
The viewfinder is in the ballpark but not...

The viewfinder is in the ballpark but not perfect. The actual captured image is a little wider than what the VF is showing. I don't think the VF is very good for estimating the perspective...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 10-19-2019
Replies: 2
Views: 259
Posted By shawn
Thanks. Mine has a slightly different mount...

Thanks. Mine has a slightly different mount though as it has the three screws and two more. According to the Nobbysparrow manual it is much more difficult to open that section up. Focusing is fine,...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 10-19-2019
Replies: 2
Views: 259
Posted By shawn
Summitar won't collapse

I just picked up a 1950 Summitar. Cosmetically the lens in in great shape with very clean glass and the coating still looks great.

Focus is smooth. The aperture was extremely stiff but I removed...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-14-2019
Replies: 5,637
Views: 504,315
Posted By shawn
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https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48899737801_c8b988a9e3_b.jpg

Shawn
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-05-2019
Replies: 77
Views: 8,011
Posted By shawn
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Shawn
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 10-02-2019
Replies: 1,031
Views: 50,151
Posted By shawn
OK, put my down for single coat if that is all...

OK, put my down for single coat if that is all that is available in the first batch.

Thanks,

Shawn
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 10-02-2019
Replies: 1,031
Views: 50,151
Posted By shawn
I'd like a multi-coat too. Black, brass, chrome...

I'd like a multi-coat too. Black, brass, chrome in that order of preference.

Thanks,

Shawn
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 09-30-2019
Replies: 7
Views: 445
Posted By shawn
Original creator of the camera...

Original creator of the camera at:

http://master-lynx.ru/?page_id=206

Shawn
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 09-29-2019
Replies: 1,031
Views: 50,151
Posted By shawn
Are you focusing by RF or live...

Are you focusing by RF or live view?

Thanks,

Shawn
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 09-29-2019
Replies: 7
Views: 445
Posted By shawn
Looking into shutter repair sites I'm not sure if...

Looking into shutter repair sites I'm not sure if this shutter is going to be able to be opened up easily.

On this site:

http://www3.telus.net/public/rpnchbck/Moskva5.html

It looks like you have...
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 09-29-2019
Replies: 7
Views: 445
Posted By shawn
They were shot at f22 and f32 due to full sun,...

They were shot at f22 and f32 due to full sun, ISO 800 a 1/100 of a second shutter speed, not for sharpness reasons.

Lens at...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 09-29-2019
Replies: 27
Views: 1,179
Posted By shawn
On the M240 if you aren't using LiveView and are...

On the M240 if you aren't using LiveView and are using classic metering the shutter is closed between exposures too.

Shawn
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 09-28-2019
Replies: 7
Views: 445
Posted By shawn
I don't think it is dirty as it is firing fine...

I don't think it is dirty as it is firing fine and snaps open/close just like it should. It actually almost feels like there might not be an escapement in there. With other Compur shutters when...
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 09-28-2019
Replies: 7
Views: 445
Posted By shawn
Fuji Instax Wide Moskva

I received this yesterday from Greece. This was a Fuji Instax Wide 210 but it was converted with the Industar 23 11cm f4.5 lens and rangefinder from a Moskva camera. I do not know who did the...
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-26-2019
Replies: 9,112
Views: 898,186
Posted By shawn
Unfortunately the shutter doesn't seem to be...

Unfortunately the shutter doesn't seem to be working properly. I'm not seeing much of any difference between the speed settings. B works though.

I'll take some test shots tomorrow to see if the...
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-26-2019
Replies: 9,112
Views: 898,186
Posted By shawn
This just arrived, a bit rough in its...

This just arrived, a bit rough in its modification but the interesting part of it is that it is rangefinder coupled. The RF window is at the bottom of the camera and the secondary window is just...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 09-21-2019
Replies: 5
Views: 476
Posted By shawn
From the M240 manual.... Shawn

From the M240 manual....

Shawn
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-08-2019
Replies: 24
Views: 1,956
Posted By shawn
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Sigma sdQ with internal 850nm filter

Shawn
Forum: Xpan & Other Panoramics 09-07-2019
Replies: 2
Views: 284
Posted By shawn
On the Sony turn on the squares grid option. Use...

On the Sony turn on the squares grid option. Use the middle two rows of squares and you get 3:1 framing.

Sigma offers 21:9 framing directly on their cameras.

Shawn
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 09-02-2019
Replies: 12
Views: 718
Posted By shawn
Another vote for the Fuji 35 1.4. You will get...

Another vote for the Fuji 35 1.4. You will get more of the RF experience with that lens than with the Zeiss using the OVF.

With the Zeiss you would have to shoot in ERF mode (small EVF window in...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-02-2019
Replies: 77
Views: 8,011
Posted By shawn
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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-02-2019
Replies: 31
Views: 1,358
Posted By shawn
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Shawn
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 09-01-2019
Replies: 21
Views: 1,011
Posted By shawn
That MX-1 is a surprisingly good all around...

That MX-1 is a surprisingly good all around camera. She can do a lot with it. Make sure she tries macro with it.

At that age to hook her on film based methods try Instax. Watching the print develop...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 08-31-2019
Replies: 1
Views: 241
Posted By shawn
Assuming it is like the m240 make sure Live view...

Assuming it is like the m240 make sure Live view isn’t on and set metering to classic. The meter (and framelines) shuts off after about a minute and turn back on with a half press. This is in manual...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 08-31-2019
Replies: 36
Views: 2,013
Posted By shawn
Majority of my shots are digital but I also shoot...

Majority of my shots are digital but I also shoot some film. The film is in a variety of cameras, mostly Barnacks or a Rollei TLR.

I process B&W and C41 at home and then scan the negatives on a...
Forum: Sony Alpha Mirrorless - All Models 08-30-2019
Replies: 62
Views: 6,755
Posted By shawn
Just as a heads up... B&H has the Techart Pro in...

Just as a heads up... B&H has the Techart Pro in the deal zone for a day at $130 off. If you want to use Leica lenses on the A7II (or newer) with autofocus this will give it to you.

Shawn
Forum: Digital Compacts 08-26-2019
Replies: 1,198
Views: 246,992
Posted By shawn
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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-26-2019
Replies: 1,359
Views: 341,630
Posted By shawn
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Shawn
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-25-2019
Replies: 45
Views: 1,443
Posted By shawn
I have two I use. Pocket Light Meter...

I have two I use.

Pocket Light Meter (https://apps.apple.com/us/app/pocket-light-meter/id381698089) is good. Set ISO and adjust either shutter or aperture and it will tell you the other setting...
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-23-2019
Replies: 45
Views: 1,443
Posted By shawn
Yes, I meant checking your initial estimation...

Yes, I meant checking your initial estimation against the meter is a good way to check the accuracy of your estimation. How that relates to the image itself you need practice to develop...
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-23-2019
Replies: 45
Views: 1,443
Posted By shawn
Yes, this is a great way to get more comfortable...

Yes, this is a great way to get more comfortable shooting meterless. Figure out the exposure in your head and then check your work with the meter, not the film. That will give you immediate feedback...
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-23-2019
Replies: 45
Views: 1,443
Posted By shawn
I am the same. On a typical day I am pretty good...

I am the same. On a typical day I am pretty good accounting for shade/shadows but get less accurate as the sun is setting and will occasionally watch the meter to see how the baseline is changing. On...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 08-22-2019
Replies: 549
Views: 159,343
Posted By shawn
Interesting, I wonder if the shutter mechanism...

Interesting, I wonder if the shutter mechanism was swapped out on mine? The release button and collar and rewind latch are not nickel.

Shawn
Forum: Fuji X Series 08-21-2019
Replies: 25
Views: 1,119
Posted By shawn
Longer zooms the EVF is more useful but I loved...

Longer zooms the EVF is more useful but I loved the 18-55 with the OVF. Same advantage there in that you can see outside of the frame with the advantage of being able to adjust the frame (zoom)...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 08-21-2019
Replies: 549
Views: 159,343
Posted By shawn
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Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 08-20-2019
Replies: 20
Views: 684
Posted By shawn
Or the Minox tripod which is just tiny all put...

Or the Minox tripod which is just tiny all put away! Stable too.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lNsZIq-myhQ

Shawn
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 08-18-2019
Replies: 24
Views: 2,851
Posted By shawn
To clean it all it has to be disassembled and...

To clean it all it has to be disassembled and that involves glueing it back together.

https://tinkeringwithcameras.blogspot.com/2016/03/mamiya-six-restoration.html

I didn't do this on mine. Just...
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 08-17-2019
Replies: 36
Views: 6,196
Posted By shawn
I just bought one. Was looking for a M mount film...

I just bought one. Was looking for a M mount film body to compliment my M240 and this seemed to fit the bill. The 28mm (and really 35mm) frame lines are nicer than the Leicas.

Serial #145xxxx and it...
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-17-2019
Replies: 9,112
Views: 898,186
Posted By shawn
Konica Hexar RF and a Thumbsup CSEP-1S which was...

Konica Hexar RF and a Thumbsup CSEP-1S which was meant for the...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 08-17-2019
Replies: 459
Views: 122,715
Posted By shawn
Around...

Around f4
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f1.4
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M240

Shawn
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 08-16-2019
Replies: 24
Views: 2,851
Posted By shawn
I couldn't remember so I just pulled it out and...

I couldn't remember so I just pulled it out and took the cover off as the viewfinder could use a cleaning anyway.

Really easy to pull it out. Only remove the four screws along the bottom of the top...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-14-2019
Replies: 540
Views: 50,084
Posted By shawn
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48540609316_70...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48540609316_70d71bc72f_b.jpg

Ricoh GRIII w/GW-4

Shawn
Forum: Sony Alpha Mirrorless - All Models 08-04-2019
Replies: 9
Views: 420
Posted By shawn
Sounds like you had a bad copy. Mine isn't like...

Sounds like you had a bad copy. Mine isn't like that.

Shawn
Forum: Sony Alpha Mirrorless - All Models 08-04-2019
Replies: 9
Views: 420
Posted By shawn
I have the M mount version and posted some shots...

I have the M mount version and posted some shots (1:1) on a A7RII in this thread.

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=168783&highlight=SWC

If you put up the square grid in the...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-29-2019
Replies: 540
Views: 50,084
Posted By shawn
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Shawn
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-29-2019
Replies: 540
Views: 50,084
Posted By shawn
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Shawn
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-27-2019
Replies: 287
Views: 26,280
Posted By shawn
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Shawn
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-20-2019
Replies: 24
Views: 613
Posted By shawn
Thanks, I was pretty psyched when I got that...

Thanks, I was pretty psyched when I got that one!

Shawn
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-20-2019
Replies: 24
Views: 613
Posted By shawn
https://live.staticflickr.com/7846/45741874754_74e...

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Pentax Q-S1, Nikon 500mm F4P uncropped

Shawn
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 07-18-2019
Replies: 1,097
Views: 238,757
Posted By shawn
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Forum: Repair / Camera Care 07-18-2019
Replies: 5
Views: 485
Posted By shawn
Thanks, I haven't tackled this yet so these...

Thanks, I haven't tackled this yet so these additional thoughts are helpful. I'd like to get it up and running so I will strip the shell soon.

Thanks,

Shawn
Forum: CSC : Digital Compact System Cameras - 07-17-2019
Replies: 49
Views: 4,004
Posted By shawn
And the original poster was looking for shallow...

And the original poster was looking for shallow DOF, and already has the 1.4.

Even stopped down I preferred the f1.4 to the f2. Just rendered differently. And the 1.4 doesn't have the distortion of...
Forum: CSC : Digital Compact System Cameras - 07-17-2019
Replies: 49
Views: 4,004
Posted By shawn
The 35 f2 is a good lens, but the 1.4 is magical....

The 35 f2 is a good lens, but the 1.4 is magical. I've had both.

Shawn
Forum: CSC : Digital Compact System Cameras - 07-16-2019
Replies: 49
Views: 4,004
Posted By shawn
The Q is crazy fun. The dial on the front can be...

The Q is crazy fun. The dial on the front can be set for a bunch of different looks to quickly swap between them. And if you play to its strength it is quite capable. Awesome for telephoto or macro....
Forum: CSC : Digital Compact System Cameras - 07-16-2019
Replies: 49
Views: 4,004
Posted By shawn
Pentax Q with the 01 Prime lens is a 47mm...

Pentax Q with the 01 Prime lens is a 47mm equivalent. The lens if f1.9.

https://assets.hardwarezone.com/img/2011/10/PENTAX-Q-black4.jpg

Attached is a Q-S1 (bigger sensor) along with the 01 prime,...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-15-2019
Replies: 1,888
Views: 294,533
Posted By shawn
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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-15-2019
Replies: 991
Views: 191,864
Posted By shawn
Leica M240 Konica M-Hexanon Dual...

Leica M240 Konica M-Hexanon Dual 21/35

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48289617856_73aaa1313d_c.jpg

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48289621631_e354b24e0c_c.jpg

The green one was a steam...
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 07-14-2019
Replies: 68
Views: 2,821
Posted By shawn
Sigma has announced that they will have an L...

Sigma has announced that they will have an L mount 1:1:1 Foveon sensor camera (around 20 megapixels per layer) in 2020. But they haven't said much more about it than that so it isn't known what form...
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 07-11-2019
Replies: 68
Views: 2,821
Posted By shawn
Small camera and a lens mount that will allow...

Small camera and a lens mount that will allow almost any lens made to mount to it.

Shawn
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 07-11-2019
Replies: 68
Views: 2,821
Posted By shawn
Should be able to. I have the Sigma MC-11 (EF to...

Should be able to. I have the Sigma MC-11 (EF to Sony E mount) and use Sigma and Canon lenses on my Sony.

Shawn
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 07-11-2019
Replies: 68
Views: 2,821
Posted By shawn
Love that they kept the 21:9 mode of the SQ...

Love that they kept the 21:9 mode of the SQ Quattro in it. Full frame and with adapted lenses this could be fun for panoramic shots.

Shawn
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 07-09-2019
Replies: 0
Views: 250
Posted By shawn
Collapsible compatibility list

I seem to have a problem with multiplying collapsible 50mm lenses. Tonight I would measured their collapsed depth and checked collapsible compatibility with my IIIG, M240, Bessa T and Sony...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-09-2019
Replies: 47
Views: 2,264
Posted By shawn
Almost positive that it is. You can see the...

Almost positive that it is. You can see the photoshopping on the VF, they blacked out the separation.

Shawn
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 07-07-2019
Replies: 63
Views: 3,096
Posted By shawn
Still getting used to how wide it is. In the...

Still getting used to how wide it is. In the corners it will show some purple CA in high contrast situations, it vignettes and has a little bit of barrel distortion. The Lightroom profile corrects...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 07-07-2019
Replies: 63
Views: 3,096
Posted By shawn
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Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 07-05-2019
Replies: 63
Views: 3,096
Posted By shawn
Oh, that is awesome. Thanks for the info! Shawn

Oh, that is awesome. Thanks for the info!

Shawn
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 07-05-2019
Replies: 63
Views: 3,096
Posted By shawn
Nice, I didn't realize there was any other...

Nice, I didn't realize there was any other software that had corrections for volume distortions.

Shawn
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 07-05-2019
Replies: 63
Views: 3,096
Posted By shawn
Did you add the crop marks to the EVF? I didn't...

Did you add the crop marks to the EVF? I didn't think the M240 had an option to do that but I may have missed that as I rarely use the EVF.

Thanks,

Shawn
Forum: Digital Compacts 07-04-2019
Replies: 292
Views: 21,617
Posted By shawn
New firmware out. Improved AF, the grain effect...

New firmware out. Improved AF, the grain effect for the B&W modes and you have have it use shake reduction to correct the...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 07-03-2019
Replies: 63
Views: 3,096
Posted By shawn
Check out DXO ViewPoint. It has volume distortion...

Check out DXO ViewPoint. It has volume distortion correction in it to help with this. If you post an uncropped version I can run this on it to show you what it can do.

Shawn
Forum: Sony Alpha Mirrorless - All Models 07-03-2019
Replies: 62
Views: 6,755
Posted By shawn
I'd love to know how the Konica 28mm does on the...

I'd love to know how the Konica 28mm does on the Sony. I have a bunch of Konica LTM/M lenses but not that one.

Shawn
Forum: Sony Alpha Mirrorless - All Models 07-02-2019
Replies: 62
Views: 6,755
Posted By shawn
I shoot mostly vintage lens on my Sony too. With...

I shoot mostly vintage lens on my Sony too. With SLR lenses you should be pretty much always fine. When issues arise it is with rangefinder lenses and those on the wider end of the spectrum. With...
Forum: Fuji Digital General Discussion 07-01-2019
Replies: 28
Views: 1,120
Posted By shawn
Use the AutoDR mode on the Fuji and set ISO to...

Use the AutoDR mode on the Fuji and set ISO to Auto with a max ISO of at least 400. That will help to keep your highlights intact too. What happens then is if the camera thinks it is going to blow...
Forum: Fuji Digital General Discussion 07-01-2019
Replies: 28
Views: 1,120
Posted By shawn
With speedboosters you gain about a stop of light...

With speedboosters you gain about a stop of light no matter what aperture you are set at. You also loose the crop factor which is nice.

I have a Lens Turbo II that I used with my old XP2. It worked...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 06-30-2019
Replies: 399
Views: 57,179
Posted By shawn
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1932 II/III conversion, uncoated nickel Elmar

Shawn
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-29-2019
Replies: 5,637
Views: 504,315
Posted By shawn
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Leica M240 Konica M-Hexanon Dual 21-35mm

Shawn
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-28-2019
Replies: 5,637
Views: 504,315
Posted By shawn
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Shawn
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 06-28-2019
Replies: 63
Views: 3,096
Posted By shawn
Great shots. I gave this a try today. Definitely...

Great shots. I gave this a try today. Definitely need to work on recalibrating my brain (haven't shot a lot of 1:1) but I did enjoy the wide FOV and square format. A7RII and either the Voigtlander...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-27-2019
Replies: 47
Views: 2,264
Posted By shawn
Not that you should need to but try a reverse...

Not that you should need to but try a reverse image search and you might be able to find where he got that other picture from. Even without the difference in the screw it is obvious it was a...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 06-26-2019
Replies: 113
Views: 6,212
Posted By shawn
Popflash just had one for I think $2100. They are...

Popflash just had one for I think $2100. They are getting pretty common to find for around $2300 to $2500.

Shawn
Forum: Hardware / Computers / Drives / etc 06-26-2019
Replies: 74
Views: 2,466
Posted By shawn
The FAT doesn't have to be written to the same...

The FAT doesn't have to be written to the same hardware place all the time, just the same logical place. That is what wear leveling is about, if the card supports that. If it is actual FAT than the...
Forum: Hardware / Computers / Drives / etc 06-26-2019
Replies: 74
Views: 2,466
Posted By shawn
True. But then I've never had scratches, dust,...

True.

But then I've never had scratches, dust, bad processing, water marks, QC guy cutting into my image, light leaks, frame overlap, curling, sprockets tearing or failure to advance with my SD...
Forum: Hardware / Computers / Drives / etc 06-26-2019
Replies: 74
Views: 2,466
Posted By shawn
Don't leave them on the card. "Develop" your...

Don't leave them on the card. "Develop" your shots after taking them.

Shawn
Forum: Hardware / Computers / Drives / etc 06-23-2019
Replies: 74
Views: 2,466
Posted By shawn
ZAR isn't about fixing the drive, it should have...

ZAR isn't about fixing the drive, it should have prompted you where you wanted it to copy the recovered photos to a folder on your hard drive. Follow the directions on that page.

Recovery software...
Forum: Hardware / Computers / Drives / etc 06-23-2019
Replies: 74
Views: 2,466
Posted By shawn
Do not format the drive. Don't know what Windows...

Do not format the drive. Don't know what Windows options are but basically don't have windows do anything. That it is prompting is good, that means the drive itself is probably working. Just that the...
Forum: Hardware / Computers / Drives / etc 06-23-2019
Replies: 74
Views: 2,466
Posted By shawn
No, just potentially different tools. First...

No, just potentially different tools.

First thing to probably do is flip the write protect switch on the card. That way nothing should write to the disk, that will help protect your files. After...
Forum: Hardware / Computers / Drives / etc 06-23-2019
Replies: 74
Views: 2,466
Posted By shawn
Are you Mac or PC? Shawn

Are you Mac or PC?

Shawn
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 06-22-2019
Replies: 5
Views: 485
Posted By shawn
Canon 7 reglue shutter curtain?

When I went to advance my Canon 7 today the wind felt very odd. Opening it up and watching it while cranking it is looks the bottom leading edge of the curtain (second?) is coming loose from the...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 06-21-2019
Replies: 16
Views: 900
Posted By shawn
Elmar's were marked 50mm before they switched to...

Elmar's were marked 50mm before they switched to 5cm somewhere in the 1930s. My 1932ish Elmar is marked 50mm.

Shawn
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 06-21-2019
Replies: 16
Views: 900
Posted By shawn
1925 Leica I?

Really early Leica I on the bay...

https://www.ebay.com/itm/273897406759?ul_noapp=true


... if it is real.

Shawn
Forum: Nikon Mirrorless 06-19-2019
Replies: 23
Views: 7,438
Posted By shawn
The close focus part of the cam hits something...

The close focus part of the cam hits something inside the body which prevents the lens from focusing through most of its normal range. If that part of the cam is machined off I have read that they...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 06-19-2019
Replies: 63
Views: 3,096
Posted By shawn
I will be trying to same. For anyone with a Sony...

I will be trying to same. For anyone with a Sony A7 series the Voigtlander 15mm is just about the right focal length to give you just a little extra width.

Turn on
Grid Line -> Square Grid

and...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 06-18-2019
Replies: 40
Views: 1,574
Posted By shawn
Thanks, mine too. Shawn

Thanks, mine too.

Shawn
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 06-18-2019
Replies: 40
Views: 1,574
Posted By shawn
Yes, I was very impressed with it too. I'll...

Yes, I was very impressed with it too. I'll probably try another just Elmar and Elmar on the M240 in color to see how they compare.

Shawn
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 06-18-2019
Replies: 40
Views: 1,574
Posted By shawn
Album with larger versions...

Album with larger versions here:

https://www.flickr.com/gp/[email protected]/Lb2Gg9

Winch in full size (click it I think to view full size and then click again to see at...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 06-17-2019
Replies: 40
Views: 1,574
Posted By shawn
Look through the viewfinder(s) of the III and...

Look through the viewfinder(s) of the III and then the M240..... ;)

Shawn
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 06-17-2019
Replies: 40
Views: 1,574
Posted By shawn
This site is saying around ASA 2....

This site is saying around ASA 2.

https://www.photomemorabilia.co.uk/Colour_Darkroom/Early_Agfa.html#anchorfilm

So that sailboat shot above would have been around 1/3 of a second. (Original DNG is...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 06-17-2019
Replies: 40
Views: 1,574
Posted By shawn
Cool, I knew Kodachrome wasn’t out in 35mm till...

Cool, I knew Kodachrome wasn’t out in 35mm till 1936ish. What speed was Agfa color film. Based on that shot it must have been very slow, single digit iso maybe? That would have made these shots...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 06-17-2019
Replies: 40
Views: 1,574
Posted By shawn
Hard to do this in...

Hard to do this in...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 06-17-2019
Replies: 40
Views: 1,574
Posted By shawn
In all but the last pair of sailboat pictures the...

In all but the last pair of sailboat pictures the first shot is TriX.

Shawn
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 06-16-2019
Replies: 40
Views: 1,574
Posted By shawn
Post Thanks, one more take of that same shot. This...

Thanks, one more take of that same shot. This time through DXO PhotoLab II using the ADOX CHS 100 II look along with a little bit of DXO...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 06-16-2019
Replies: 40
Views: 1,574
Posted By shawn
Yes, the old Elmar is usable on the digital Leica...

Yes, the old Elmar is usable on the digital Leica as lenses went to the standard flange distance in 1932. Was more interested in what the combo of old body and old lens looked like to the newer body...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 06-16-2019
Replies: 40
Views: 1,574
Posted By shawn
m240 DNG in Iridient using the monochrome RAW...

m240 DNG in Iridient using the monochrome RAW process. Contrast turned down.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48075920598_fe95e3b200_c.jpg

m240 DNG in DXO Filmpack5 using TriX preset. Exposure...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 06-16-2019
Replies: 40
Views: 1,574
Posted By shawn
Last one the old Elmar was flaring. The dock shot...

Last one the old Elmar was flaring. The dock shot has a little of that too.

At that size I agree the shots are more alike than not if the differences in brightness are ignored. The old Elmar does...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 06-16-2019
Replies: 40
Views: 1,574
Posted By shawn
I think that is mostly brightness really. If I...

I think that is mostly brightness really. If I boost the m240 up a little they are pretty close. That was a rabbit hole I didn't really want to go down though as there are so many different...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 06-16-2019
Replies: 40
Views: 1,574
Posted By shawn
Few...

Few...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 06-16-2019
Replies: 40
Views: 1,574
Posted By shawn
Leica vs Leica (81 years apart)

Thought this could be fun.

1932 Leica III (updated) with pre-war nickel Elmar of basically the same vintage. No serial number but it has the 7 oclock infinity position. TriX in HC110 1:63 for 9...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 06-16-2019
Replies: 63
Views: 3,096
Posted By shawn
When comparing against different aspect ratios I...

When comparing against different aspect ratios I find it easiest to just look at vertical or horizontal FOV. Whichever one you aren't cropping In this case vertical would be best as you are...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 06-16-2019
Replies: 166
Views: 43,603
Posted By shawn
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/40916497343_16...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/40916497343_168c765721_c.jpg

Shawn
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-13-2019
Replies: 60
Views: 1,658
Posted By shawn
For those that haven't used it the lens w/adapter...

For those that haven't used it the lens w/adapter pops right on and off though so it is easy to put the lens/adapter in a coat pocket and the camera in another. Just leave the trim ring at home. The...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-11-2019
Replies: 60
Views: 1,658
Posted By shawn
Ricoh GW-4 and the GV-1 gives you 21mm and an OVF...

Ricoh GW-4 and the GV-1 gives you 21mm and an OVF with both 21 and 28mm frame lines.

Shawn
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-11-2019
Replies: 60
Views: 1,658
Posted By shawn
The OVF thing is funny. Normally I really like an...

The OVF thing is funny. Normally I really like an OVF but for 28mm (and people) I kind of like not having one. With an OVF I have to get a little too close, but using the LCD I can stand a couple of...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-10-2019
Replies: 60
Views: 1,658
Posted By shawn
I have a x100 but use the GRIII more due to its...

I have a x100 but use the GRIII more due to its size.

Surprised you don't like B&W on the GRIII. It is *very* customizable with the four different starting points (monotone, Hi-Contrast, Soft...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 06-10-2019
Replies: 18
Views: 892
Posted By shawn
Yes, the megapixels are getting so high it is...

Yes, the megapixels are getting so high it is easy to crop and still leave a lot of resolution. I do this with my A7RII shooting panoramic photos. Turn on the square framing guide (4x6 boxes in the...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount Copies 06-08-2019
Replies: 3
Views: 484
Posted By shawn
Some from...

Some from...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 06-08-2019
Replies: 0
Views: 225
Posted By shawn
Kobalux/Avenon viewfinder cla?

Has anyone opened up an Avenon/PasOptik,Kobalux
21mm viewfinder? I just received one (NOS in the box with its front and back cover) but it has a little haze inside. I'd like to clean it but am having...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount Copies 06-01-2019
Replies: 3
Views: 484
Posted By shawn
Kobalux 21mm f2.8

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/47975095423_1bb0bc66f0.jpg

Just received this lens from KEH. I lucked out as it turned out to be the latest M-Series version. That had revised optics and focuses...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 06-01-2019
Replies: 9
Views: 765
Posted By shawn
I fit the XP2 with a prime mounted and 4 more...

I fit the XP2 with a prime mounted and 4 more lenses into my F5XB. Make three vertical dividers and then get extra rear lens caps. Hot glue them back to back and you can fit 2 primes in each divider...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-31-2019
Replies: 9,112
Views: 898,186
Posted By shawn
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/47975083922_81...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/47975083922_81051b2e90.jpg

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/47975095423_1bb0bc66f0.jpg

Kobalux 21mm f2.8, 3rd generation. Just got it and took a couple of...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 05-28-2019
Replies: 75
Views: 8,608
Posted By shawn
Heads up... KEH currently has one listed in...

Heads up... KEH currently has one listed in excellent condition, 10% off sale ends at midnight.

Shawn
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-27-2019
Replies: 650
Views: 18,978
Posted By shawn
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/47946825457_03...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/47946825457_036beb52d3_b.jpg

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/47946861616_3236aa9a76_b.jpg

M240 Konica M-Hexanon 90mm

Shawn
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