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Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 4 Days Ago
Replies: 102
Views: 2,465
Posted By Emile de Leon
Get rid of the wife..get rid of the kids..flush...

Get rid of the wife..get rid of the kids..flush w/Leica...lol...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 4 Days Ago
Replies: 102
Views: 2,465
Posted By Emile de Leon
Leica M lenses..pretty much hold their value if...

Leica M lenses..pretty much hold their value if you buy right and wait a few years..
Pretty much anyone who is a camera buff can afford a Leica lens..
I sold my Toyota to get my 1st M3 w/DR..
You...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 4 Days Ago
Replies: 283
Views: 11,920
Posted By Emile de Leon
Jeeze..that lens looks good!

Jeeze..that lens looks good!
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 4 Days Ago
Replies: 102
Views: 2,465
Posted By Emile de Leon
They know...they can get it..lol..

They know...they can get it..lol..
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 1 Week Ago
Replies: 18
Views: 590
Posted By Emile de Leon
Charge back the MC/Visa card if its not too...

Charge back the MC/Visa card if its not too late..as they wont honor their "repair"..
Find another repairman..and/or get another body..
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 1 Week Ago
Replies: 89
Views: 1,349
Posted By Emile de Leon
The SL is weather sealed.. I would love to have a...

The SL is weather sealed..
I would love to have a well sealed digital cam like that..
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 1 Week Ago
Replies: 89
Views: 1,349
Posted By Emile de Leon
There are certain photos you simply can not take...

There are certain photos you simply can not take with any cam other than a rangefinder..
The ability to chop into a scene fast w/o thinking..seeing all the stuff around the actual photo area..and...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 1 Week Ago
Replies: 89
Views: 1,349
Posted By Emile de Leon
Neither.. Why not this one.. Smallest full...

Neither..
Why not this one..
Smallest full framer..
L mount..thin or no..cover glass..
Supposed to work well w/M...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 64
Views: 6,303
Posted By Emile de Leon
Never really got on w/filters.. Tested a bit back...

Never really got on w/filters..
Tested a bit back in the day..
Some worked ok..others not..
Tend to degrade the image..more flare etc..
And then you have to get the same filter for different lens...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 1 Week Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 439
Posted By Emile de Leon
Always wondered about that camera..movements and...

Always wondered about that camera..movements and all..
Back in the day B&H..at the old location..had one sitting high up in there on a shelf...
Giant cam..lol..
I went LF & ULF instead..
If you are...
Forum: Photography General Interest 1 Week Ago
Replies: 43
Views: 1,241
Posted By Emile de Leon
I didnt wear a watch for over 30 years..didnt...

I didnt wear a watch for over 30 years..didnt care too much for all of that..
Then I turned 60..and thought..nows the time..
https://i.imgur.com/oVmEfa2.jpg
This year I turned 63..so I added...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 1 Week Ago
Replies: 283
Views: 11,920
Posted By Emile de Leon
Nature abhors a vacuum... If Leica isnt going to...

Nature abhors a vacuum...
If Leica isnt going to reissue it..
Someone else will..
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 15
Views: 696
Posted By Emile de Leon
Seems to me Ebay would side with you..as the...

Seems to me Ebay would side with you..as the "buyer" didn't provide tracking # w/signature confirm..
Opps..just noticed..time limit expired..
Forum: Lomography 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 284
Posted By Emile de Leon
Pretty interesting system Huss. Photos looking...

Pretty interesting system Huss. Photos looking good! I like the look of those lenses..different..
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 283
Views: 11,920
Posted By Emile de Leon
Someone in China should make all the Leica lenses...

Someone in China should make all the Leica lenses we love..
F1.0 Noct...75mm F1.4...35mm F1.4 pre..
Sell em for a fair price..make them as good or better..
There will be buyers..
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 18
Views: 586
Posted By Emile de Leon
Some of the older lenses..while perhaps not as...

Some of the older lenses..while perhaps not as good wide open or close..
Are stunning at F5.6 or F8..
Some of the newer lenses..while better matched at all their F stops..fail to reach the highest...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 18
Views: 586
Posted By Emile de Leon
DR was my very best lens for noon time sunny...

DR was my very best lens for noon time sunny days..and tech pan B&W..or any other high contrast low iso film..
DR totally reduced the high contrast of TP with the sun..and resolution was...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 337
Posted By Emile de Leon
My favorite lens..I never got around to buying..

My favorite lens..I never got around to buying..
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 443
Views: 64,492
Posted By Emile de Leon
Nice cam..it actually has a..flippy...

Nice cam..it actually has a..flippy screen..well..tilting...
Priced @ $7499-
The new..SWC..
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 109
Views: 15,781
Posted By Emile de Leon
Thanks! Problem is.. The older watches are...

Thanks!
Problem is..
The older watches are expensive to service..
And even harder to find someone to do a good job..
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 22
Views: 495
Posted By Emile de Leon
I have the DR version.. My experience.. Great on...

I have the DR version..
My experience..

Great on film..
Not so great on digital..
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 109
Views: 15,781
Posted By Emile de Leon
Some of my dads watches..some of mine..most stuff...

Some of my dads watches..some of mine..most stuff I've owned for a long time...
https://i.imgur.com/IhUWKD8.jpg
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 283
Views: 11,920
Posted By Emile de Leon
Sorry for the confusion..I meant..how is the...

Sorry for the confusion..I meant..how is the China lens mechanically..
This would be paramount in my mind..as well as QC..
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 283
Views: 11,920
Posted By Emile de Leon
Looks good..! Would like to see it compared to...

Looks good..!
Would like to see it compared to the real Leica 8 element at all apertures for comparison..
I did some quick testing of an 8 element back in the day..
Very nice lens..I actually liked...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 110
Views: 3,664
Posted By Emile de Leon
If there is a recession..or depression...

If there is a recession..or depression coming...film will be dead..
As in...too expensive to shoot..
And film cams will be cheap again..relatively..
Thing is...sooner or later..these cameras will be...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 110
Views: 3,664
Posted By Emile de Leon
The Leica man cares not about such simple things...

The Leica man cares not about such simple things as money..or market ups and downs..
He just buys anyway...lol..
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 30
Views: 972
Posted By Emile de Leon
The Elmar M is one of the best rendering...

The Elmar M is one of the best rendering all-arounder lenses I own except for speed..it just has that certain "something"..that makes it a pleasure to use in either color or...
Forum: Sony E Lenses / Adapted Lenses / Adapters / Images 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 249
Views: 107,480
Posted By Emile de Leon
A72 w/Leica R 60mm...

A72 w/Leica R 60mm macro...
https://i.imgur.com/sMjDHCZ.jpg
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 297
Posted By Emile de Leon
I think I like it better the other way..lol..

I think I like it better the other way..lol..
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 26
Views: 892
Posted By Emile de Leon
Dont know.. I use an 8x10 Ebony cam on old AZO...

Dont know..
I use an 8x10 Ebony cam on old AZO chloride paper..and right outta the gate..it demolishes any print I ever made on any other format..w/o even trying..
Th prints basically...glow..

You...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 26
Views: 892
Posted By Emile de Leon
8x10 contacts..will be the best prints tonally...

8x10 contacts..will be the best prints tonally you ever made..
Forum: Sony Alpha / NEX News / General Discussion 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 826
Posted By Emile de Leon
This guy seems to like...

This guy seems to like it..
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XoGRcdIqxTc
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 07-14-2019
Replies: 52
Views: 1,453
Posted By Emile de Leon
I dont see much difference in use between...

I dont see much difference in use between digital..or film..or cell phones for that matter..they are all just boxes w/glass to collect light in one manner or another..the composition is the reality...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-06-2019
Replies: 39
Views: 941
Posted By Emile de Leon
Technology..allowed you to post this...

Technology..allowed you to post this thread...lol..
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 07-05-2019
Replies: 95
Views: 3,889
Posted By Emile de Leon
Dump remaining parts.. Prelude to an M250.. ...

Dump remaining parts..
Prelude to an M250..

And..cant say for certain..but with the gun metal finish..sometimes thats a tactic to clear out cosmetically challenged left over metal parts..
Coat em...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 07-05-2019
Replies: 68
Views: 1,193
Posted By Emile de Leon
I see that Hologon is working out great for you...

I see that Hologon is working out great for you Raid! Very nice compositions!
Still thinking about getting one..
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 07-04-2019
Replies: 95
Views: 3,889
Posted By Emile de Leon
Will this be a sell out...as in...all 750...

Will this be a sell out...as in...all 750 sold..
Or like the old M-E...languishing in dealers stockrooms unsold..
And if/or..after 750 sold..
Will M240 prices recover..?
Forum: Sony Alpha Mirrorless - All Models 07-03-2019
Replies: 57
Views: 5,221
Posted By Emile de Leon
The A72 is a steal these days..I got mine w/zoom...

The A72 is a steal these days..I got mine w/zoom brand new for around $800- B&H special. Use all kinds of Leica lenses on it..
I think this was the 35mm f1.4 pre..
https://i.imgur.com/GKiGJSB.jpg
Forum: Travel 07-01-2019
Replies: 18
Views: 739
Posted By Emile de Leon
My uncle endured and lived thru the Bataan Death...

My uncle endured and lived thru the Bataan Death March and more..
Some day I will get over there to see stuff..
Would like to see pics..
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 06-30-2019
Replies: 95
Views: 3,889
Posted By Emile de Leon
Problem is..they dont make the exact body I...

Problem is..they dont make the exact body I really want..and when they finally get around to it..I'm gonna be so old..I wont be able to sqeeze the trigger...lol..
As well..as it will be 10K by...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 06-29-2019
Replies: 95
Views: 3,889
Posted By Emile de Leon
Thx Bill! I needed that info to make my decision.

Thx Bill! I needed that info to make my decision.
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 06-29-2019
Replies: 95
Views: 3,889
Posted By Emile de Leon
Sound quality doesnt matter to me fortunately..as...

Sound quality doesnt matter to me fortunately..as I use an external recorder if I want better sound. But if you run the M240 sound thru a music program..you can probably dress it up a bit..
No one...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 06-29-2019
Replies: 95
Views: 3,889
Posted By Emile de Leon
Does anybody have experience shooting video with...

Does anybody have experience shooting video with this model?
What is the video time limit in HD..?
Can it shoot 30 min straight..or less..?
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 06-28-2019
Replies: 95
Views: 3,889
Posted By Emile de Leon
Dude..! Dats a lot of do re mi.. Could buy a...

Dude..! Dats a lot of do re mi..
Could buy a lot..of Tuna melts for that..lol..

But get the current M-E..
And 2 years down the road out of warrantee....its going for under 2K..
Thats 1 hell..of a...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 06-28-2019
Replies: 95
Views: 3,889
Posted By Emile de Leon
Huss..I worded that wrong.. Its the chip and the...

Huss..I worded that wrong..
Its the chip and the electronics I was talking about..those aint timeless..
I have an M3 & M6 and other formats up to 16x20 ULF..
So if I want timeless..I got that...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 06-26-2019
Replies: 95
Views: 3,889
Posted By Emile de Leon
Cant ..its too damn old..lol.. Cant put Tech Pan...

Cant ..its too damn old..lol..
Cant put Tech Pan in it anymore..my film M's that is..
Toooo...ooolllldddd....the internals that is...
Old camera chips etc..1040p video..still usable..but barely..
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 06-26-2019
Replies: 95
Views: 3,889
Posted By Emile de Leon
M-E will crash the used 240 market..whilst...

M-E will crash the used 240 market..whilst setting up for the new M250 or whatever Leica decides to call it..
Cant see M240 owners being too happy with this...as in..buy high..sell low..kind of...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 06-23-2019
Replies: 95
Views: 3,889
Posted By Emile de Leon
I actually like it! If it costs less.. I may...

I actually like it!
If it costs less..
I may actually spring for my 1st M Digital..
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-15-2019
Replies: 123
Views: 2,983
Posted By Emile de Leon
It had to happen sooner or later.. Only 2 cameras...

It had to happen sooner or later..
Only 2 cameras will survive ..
The Veriwide..and the 8x10..
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-30-2019
Replies: 12
Views: 609
Posted By Emile de Leon
Paypal was off kilter today for some...

Paypal was off kilter today for some reason..couldn't make any $ transfers..
But now it is working again..
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-30-2019
Replies: 61
Views: 1,257
Posted By Emile de Leon
I'm getting a woody for this lens..lol.

I'm getting a woody for this lens..lol.
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 04-30-2019
Replies: 68
Views: 1,652
Posted By Emile de Leon
When Leica goes out of business..they will all be...

When Leica goes out of business..they will all be limited editions..every last one of them..lol..
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-23-2019
Replies: 49
Views: 1,887
Posted By Emile de Leon
Good times..

Good times..
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-23-2019
Replies: 49
Views: 1,887
Posted By Emile de Leon
Miss those days..thought it would last...

Miss those days..thought it would last forever..
It didn't..
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 04-18-2019
Replies: 113
Views: 25,714
Posted By Emile de Leon
It's a another 50mm..lol...

It's a another 50mm..lol...
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-16-2019
Replies: 66
Views: 2,501
Posted By Emile de Leon
Even my brand new Ebony 8x10 came with mucho...

Even my brand new Ebony 8x10 came with mucho cosmetic issues that should have never left the factory..
As always..buyer beware..
That said..most of the Japanese camera gear I've bought used from...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 04-16-2019
Replies: 28
Views: 925
Posted By Emile de Leon
My dog on the other hand...luvs Sony cams..

My dog on the other hand...luvs Sony cams..
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 04-16-2019
Replies: 28
Views: 925
Posted By Emile de Leon
My cat is psychic..it knows what I'm thinking all...

My cat is psychic..it knows what I'm thinking all the time..and it is pissed off..that I don't photograph it..with a Leica M10..
It distains Sony cams..
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 04-16-2019
Replies: 28
Views: 925
Posted By Emile de Leon
Do rich lawyers..use Leicas..?

Do rich lawyers..use Leicas..?
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 04-15-2019
Replies: 28
Views: 925
Posted By Emile de Leon
Tuna..whats that...?? Yu Crazy...

Tuna..whats that...?? Yu Crazy Huss...lol..

Drummer Kat..taken w/35mm f1.4 Summilux pre..and Sony A72..sorry Leica..!
https://i.imgur.com/GKiGJSB.jpg
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 04-15-2019
Replies: 28
Views: 925
Posted By Emile de Leon
That's not a cat...lol...

That's not a cat...lol...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 04-13-2019
Replies: 74
Views: 3,857
Posted By Emile de Leon
Noctilux is a rare rare beast..like the...

Noctilux is a rare rare beast..like the unicorn...rarely seen..
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-12-2019
Replies: 61
Views: 1,257
Posted By Emile de Leon
How close does it focus?

How close does it focus?
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-12-2019
Replies: 61
Views: 1,257
Posted By Emile de Leon
Thx Raid! Thinkin about it..my B-day is coming...

Thx Raid! Thinkin about it..my B-day is coming up...lol..
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-12-2019
Replies: 61
Views: 1,257
Posted By Emile de Leon
Raid..how much is the DAG conversion?...and...

Raid..how much is the DAG conversion?...and turnaround time?
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-12-2019
Replies: 61
Views: 1,257
Posted By Emile de Leon
You did it Raid..you and that...lens! You are the...

You did it Raid..you and that...lens! You are the key master! Use it with care! Hahaha!
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-12-2019
Replies: 61
Views: 1,257
Posted By Emile de Leon
That lens is so wide and sharp...right out to the...

That lens is so wide and sharp...right out to the corners..
That it ripped a hole in the space time continuum..
The line you see..is a rip in the cosmic fabric..to another universe...lol..
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 04-10-2019
Replies: 16
Views: 771
Posted By Emile de Leon
Nice VW work Huss!

Nice VW work Huss!
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-10-2019
Replies: 36
Views: 1,127
Posted By Emile de Leon
Like it or not..the SWC is a 1 trick pony.. It's...

Like it or not..the SWC is a 1 trick pony..
It's 1 hell of a 1 trick pony though..
but..
The pics..are...can be..kinda..boring..as in...its very tricky to get a good composition within that WA square...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-09-2019
Replies: 36
Views: 1,127
Posted By Emile de Leon
Why waste your $$ on iffy products..that are not...

Why waste your $$ on iffy products..that are not going to cut it..
Just get the real thing and call it a day..
If you don't like it..the resell is pretty easy..
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 04-04-2019
Replies: 526
Views: 39,164
Posted By Emile de Leon
This is a good one..this will allow you to...

This is a good one..this will allow you to account for the variables in negative bend...and focusing using an enlarging...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 04-04-2019
Replies: 526
Views: 39,164
Posted By Emile de Leon
Yes..a good choice..and lightweight too.. You...

Yes..a good choice..and lightweight too..

You will need some spacers..if you have a bunch of 39mm filters you can take the glass out of them or get a DOORX or 2 to fit your needs..
Or a BEOON which...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 03-30-2019
Replies: 526
Views: 39,164
Posted By Emile de Leon
If you have an enlarger you may be able to use it...

If you have an enlarger you may be able to use it as a copy stand..I use my Leica Valoy-2 for this and a BEOON..
Here is the BEOON..
https://i.imgur.com/yvpdgnz.jpg
Here is the Valoy..w/copystand...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 03-29-2019
Replies: 110
Views: 5,012
Posted By Emile de Leon
I'm thinking about an M240 too..but me...

I'm thinking about an M240 too..but me thinks..that Leica may come out with a new one partnered up with Panasonic internals soon..maybe with 4k video..and that would be a nice improvement..albeit at...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 03-29-2019
Replies: 526
Views: 39,164
Posted By Emile de Leon
I've had better luck with an enlarging lens..than...

I've had better luck with an enlarging lens..than a macro lens..as it is flat field and better in the corners..
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 03-26-2019
Replies: 40
Views: 1,391
Posted By Emile de Leon
It's called...fun...! Just us...

It's called...fun...!
Just us wankers...pontificating...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-26-2019
Replies: 36
Views: 958
Posted By Emile de Leon
I really like my 60 Elmarit R for macro.. Less...

I really like my 60 Elmarit R for macro..
Less than thrilled at infinity though..and flare performance..
Its the only R lens I own..
No need for any other macro..
As of now...lol..
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 03-26-2019
Replies: 40
Views: 1,391
Posted By Emile de Leon
Wealthy elves...so wealthy...they buy...

Wealthy elves...so wealthy...they buy Rolexes..and Bentleys..
You can catch them driving around..from time to time...lol..
They like the 75mm Noct..for happy snaps..
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 03-26-2019
Replies: 40
Views: 1,391
Posted By Emile de Leon
Leica has better elves..

Leica has better elves..
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 03-25-2019
Replies: 9
Views: 400
Posted By Emile de Leon
That's one hell of a set up! Congrats!

That's one hell of a set up! Congrats!
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-24-2019
Replies: 95
Views: 38,417
Posted By Emile de Leon
Pretty good corner to corner sharpness...

Pretty good corner to corner sharpness @f11..
https://i.imgur.com/6xOE8ja.jpg
Just took these happy snaps..haven't used the lens in...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 03-24-2019
Replies: 7
Views: 435
Posted By Emile de Leon
I've used the Focotar on a Sony A7 w/a DOORX or 2...

I've used the Focotar on a Sony A7 w/a DOORX or 2 and a variable focus M to E mount closeup adapter coupled to a screwmount to M adapter....works very well and the Focotar makes a good macro...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 03-21-2019
Replies: 4
Views: 406
Posted By Emile de Leon
Make sure you have the correct condensers for the...

Make sure you have the correct condensers for the lens you are using..unless cold light..
The 150 will provide better coverage..esp in corners..
For 6x9..you may just want to get a 100mm for that..or...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 03-17-2019
Replies: 73
Views: 1,994
Posted By Emile de Leon
Brand new Rolex has a 2 sec per day margin of...

Brand new Rolex has a 2 sec per day margin of error +/-.. and only needs servicing 1x every 10 years..thats pretty good..around $850 for that..
Service turnaround..3 weeks..
Leica...
Forum: Leica Q / T / X Series 03-15-2019
Replies: 115
Views: 5,628
Posted By Emile de Leon
Q is a closed system camera..a nice...

Q is a closed system camera..a nice one..but..still a closed system..
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 03-11-2019
Replies: 7
Views: 441
Posted By Emile de Leon
No...lol...

No...lol...
Forum: Leica Q / T / X Series 03-10-2019
Replies: 115
Views: 5,628
Posted By Emile de Leon
Shots look real good! I'm sure macro is good too...

Shots look real good!
I'm sure macro is good too on the Q..
If I only liked the 28 more..
Maybe..
Forum: Leica Q / T / X Series 03-07-2019
Replies: 115
Views: 5,628
Posted By Emile de Leon
Thing is..you gotz to like dat...lens...a lot..to...

Thing is..you gotz to like dat...lens...a lot..to justify it..
And I'm not so sure..I like the nervy boke..or the way it draws people..big ole noses and all....or distorts either for that...
Forum: Leica Q / T / X Series 03-07-2019
Replies: 115
Views: 5,628
Posted By Emile de Leon
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oYUOzc_sB8Q https:...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oYUOzc_sB8Q
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NCA2Ics1L28
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ymzMuCY-QO4
Forum: Leica Q / T / X Series 03-07-2019
Replies: 115
Views: 5,628
Posted By Emile de Leon
Its 5K Huss.. I'm going to buy 3 of them..1 as...

Its 5K Huss..
I'm going to buy 3 of them..1 as backup..and the 3rd..as backup..to the 2nd..lol..
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 03-07-2019
Replies: 52
Views: 1,456
Posted By Emile de Leon
I'd bring as fast as possible..as when you run...

I'd bring as fast as possible..as when you run out of speed in dark areas..its all...over..
I carry the extra weight of the Noctilux..and 1.4 35mm..and always come out with the shot..
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 02-28-2019
Replies: 110
Views: 5,012
Posted By Emile de Leon
New M240 is 20% off now.. Wonder when they will...

New M240 is 20% off now..
Wonder when they will come out with a new M250..
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-20-2019
Replies: 120
Views: 5,095
Posted By Emile de Leon
At least you don't have to worry about film curl...

At least you don't have to worry about film curl anymore!
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-20-2019
Replies: 33
Views: 1,246
Posted By Emile de Leon
Doesn't anyone like...the Lenny Kravitz...

Doesn't anyone like...the Lenny Kravitz model...lol..
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 02-15-2019
Replies: 36
Views: 1,529
Posted By Emile de Leon
I remember when these were being discounted new...

I remember when these were being discounted new in box for $895..
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 02-02-2019
Replies: 32
Views: 2,087
Posted By Emile de Leon
I like that Artisan F1.1 lens a lot in...

I like that Artisan F1.1 lens a lot in rendering..but probably not enough to buy it as I already have the Noctilux F1.0 I got on the cheep a long time ago..
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-29-2019
Replies: 132
Views: 3,205
Posted By Emile de Leon
To those that proclaim the resurgence of the...

To those that proclaim the resurgence of the camera industry...just imagine this..
You just inherited a cool 20 mil...but you can only receive it on condition that you invest it for 10 years in 1...
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-28-2019
Replies: 132
Views: 3,205
Posted By Emile de Leon
Everything has its beginning...middle..and...

Everything has its beginning...middle..and end...cameras too..
Think Kodak..
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 01-18-2019
Replies: 31
Views: 1,156
Posted By Emile de Leon
Just get an old aluminum Gitzo or Linhof in good...

Just get an old aluminum Gitzo or Linhof in good condition with pan/tilt head...around $125..or spend a little more and get a small Manfotto geared head..
Or ...see if there is a nice wood tripod out...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 01-18-2019
Replies: 107
Views: 3,099
Posted By Emile de Leon
half a mm is a lot...to the...

half a mm is a lot...to the sensitive...person...lol..
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 01-17-2019
Replies: 95
Views: 3,600
Posted By Emile de Leon
Look...he's having a good time..livin a long...

Look...he's having a good time..livin a long life..actually makin dough using a luxury cam..
Doesn't get better than that..
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 01-15-2019
Replies: 95
Views: 3,600
Posted By Emile de Leon
Probably didn't want to be sniffin chemicals...

Probably didn't want to be sniffin chemicals anymore...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 01-10-2019
Replies: 75
Views: 3,138
Posted By Emile de Leon
Nice shots Huss! Makes me want to get mine...

Nice shots Huss! Makes me want to get mine out..but it needs a service and I have no film..wonder if there is a lil digital back I can put in there...lol..
Forum: Sony E Lenses / Adapted Lenses / Adapters / Images 01-06-2019
Replies: 68
Views: 11,904
Posted By Emile de Leon
200 year old Tibetan Tingsha meditation...

200 year old Tibetan Tingsha meditation bells...shot w/A7 and Summitar on front..
https://i.imgur.com/fooVRZj.jpg
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-06-2019
Replies: 9
Views: 451
Posted By Emile de Leon
I used to work in a photo lab..so many factors to...

I used to work in a photo lab..so many factors to fk up..better to do it yourself..unless the lab is one dude....who is great..
There is a guy in CT here I recommend...he is the only one at the...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 01-02-2019
Replies: 107
Views: 3,099
Posted By Emile de Leon
A lot of us older guys consider the CL..as it has...

A lot of us older guys consider the CL..as it has the Leica vibes...ie..luxury..
..but w/older eyesight going south.. the M focusing gets less use...and weight issues as well... as in...who wants to...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 01-01-2019
Replies: 107
Views: 3,099
Posted By Emile de Leon
For almost 3K...you better really like it..as...

For almost 3K...you better really like it..as there are so many less expensive options..
Forum: Sony Alpha Mirrorless - All Models 12-24-2018
Replies: 8
Views: 375
Posted By Emile de Leon
If you want to save bux..buy an A72 or A73...

If you want to save bux..buy an A72 or A73 respectively for their price levels..The A7 original is ok..just that the other two #[email protected] 1080p & #3 @ 4k are better for video..with the A72 being dirt cheep...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 12-18-2018
Replies: 5
Views: 495
Posted By Emile de Leon
Will be missed..RIP..

Will be missed..RIP..
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 12-17-2018
Replies: 72
Views: 2,580
Posted By Emile de Leon
I had a computer chip inserted into my brain...it...

I had a computer chip inserted into my brain...it shoots 4K and 100mp...don't need cams anymore..
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 11-17-2018
Replies: 163
Views: 4,333
Posted By Emile de Leon
M9 is getting pretty old now..and in 5...

M9 is getting pretty old now..and in 5 years..well.
...maybe they should just reissue it..
Used Leica is in a bubble pricewise..part of the Leica myth and strategy..
Probably what camera dealers are...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 11-12-2018
Replies: 75
Views: 3,138
Posted By Emile de Leon
Thx Huss..thats my wonderful wife and my poochy...

Thx Huss..thats my wonderful wife and my poochy Malamute..
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 11-12-2018
Replies: 75
Views: 3,138
Posted By Emile de Leon
I decided to take a look at 1 to 2 decades old...

I decided to take a look at 1 to 2 decades old negs today from the veriwide..forgot I took these..Yosemite and various...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 11-11-2018
Replies: 75
Views: 3,138
Posted By Emile de Leon
You didn't get your feet in the picture...!

You didn't get your feet in the picture...!
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-11-2018
Replies: 303
Views: 36,119
Posted By Emile de Leon
On the A7 series...you may want to try the setup...

On the A7 series...you may want to try the setup with a helical close focusing adapter Sony E to M lens mount..this will allow for more focusing leeway..but you will need the screw mount to M mount...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-07-2018
Replies: 303
Views: 36,119
Posted By Emile de Leon
LOL..if I had 10 of em...yup...but 2..well...lots...

LOL..if I had 10 of em...yup...but 2..well...lots of people have 2..of something..take a gander/look what your born with...hahaha...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-07-2018
Replies: 303
Views: 36,119
Posted By Emile de Leon
That's a fun trick isn't it! Nope..but I think...

That's a fun trick isn't it!

Nope..but I think most/all Focotar 2's will work fine..as they are the same formula..
I own 2 of them..and they are the same..all made for the Leitz 1c enlarger..for...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-07-2018
Replies: 303
Views: 36,119
Posted By Emile de Leon
Problem with taking lenses is..they are crap in...

Problem with taking lenses is..they are crap in the corners on a flat plane..and if you stop them down..diffraction..losers both ways..
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-07-2018
Replies: 303
Views: 36,119
Posted By Emile de Leon
I did try the BEOON with the 60mm R Macro...

I did try the BEOON with the 60mm R Macro lens..it worked!
But..the 60mm R just cant compete with the Focotar in the corners..no matter how much it was stopped down..
I also tried the 100mm...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-06-2018
Replies: 303
Views: 36,119
Posted By Emile de Leon
As long as you have the spacers correct..you...

As long as you have the spacers correct..you should be able to use 50mm & 60mm lenses..
Don't know if the Nikkor and Rodenstock have different nodal points though..maybe that casts a fly in the...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-06-2018
Replies: 303
Views: 36,119
Posted By Emile de Leon
Just find a Focotar..works well...

Just find a Focotar..works well w/BEOON..
https://i.imgur.com/kTYnoFr.jpg
For larger negs..I use a Leitz Valoy w/copystand attachment..5x7 neg nere..
https://i.imgur.com/Casez6o.jpg
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-06-2018
Replies: 64
Views: 2,059
Posted By Emile de Leon
https://i.imgur.com/FFv0ieu.jpg https://i.imgur.co...

https://i.imgur.com/FFv0ieu.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/JogSH9D.jpg
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 11-05-2018
Replies: 75
Views: 3,138
Posted By Emile de Leon
This is what a MF wide angle should be! The only...

This is what a MF wide angle should be! The only other one I considered was the Linhof 6x12..but its a lot bigger..
Post some more shots Huss..I'll see what I have in the next few days too...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 11-05-2018
Replies: 75
Views: 3,138
Posted By Emile de Leon
Just looked at mine..bottom looks pretty...

Just looked at mine..bottom looks pretty tough..but perhaps not tough enough for me to want to take a chance on it..Rolliefix will attach..maybe thats a better way..
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 10-30-2018
Replies: 75
Views: 3,138
Posted By Emile de Leon
Congrats Huss..that looks like a super camera! I...

Congrats Huss..that looks like a super camera!
I didn't like the Rollie strap because it was old leather..so I just used a TLR plastic strap and that worked out just fine..but I think a small...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 10-28-2018
Replies: 445
Views: 13,521
Posted By Emile de Leon
Like I said many x's before..I really don't give...

Like I said many x's before..I really don't give a sheeit...as I don't own a digital Leica..no bone to pick here..unless I think about the lens they ruined..went in for gratis service mint..came back...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 10-27-2018
Replies: 445
Views: 13,521
Posted By Emile de Leon
Hey Godfrey..you take this stuff way too...

Hey Godfrey..you take this stuff way too seriously/personally man...!
Like a criticism of Leica somehow is an attack on you ..it's not...you are happy with them and others are not..it's as simple...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 10-27-2018
Replies: 445
Views: 13,521
Posted By Emile de Leon
It really does not matter what anyone thinks...

It really does not matter what anyone thinks about this..
But facts are facts..
IR contamination on the M8...
Moisture infiltration on the M9 sensor..light leaking lensmount & failing...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 10-27-2018
Replies: 445
Views: 13,521
Posted By Emile de Leon
Name 1 company that costs 5 to 10 x's everyone...

Name 1 company that costs 5 to 10 x's everyone else in the same business..is 5 years behind in current technology..has 364 dealers & "boutiques" in the US ...knowingly sells defective cams right out...
Forum: RFF Polls 10-27-2018
Replies: 124
Views: 30,902
Posted By Emile de Leon
Back in the day...I used to hate...

Back in the day...I used to hate tripods..
Now...I luv em...
From teeny weeny Gitzo...to Linhof..to giant Ries..and even a cheep Chinese carbon fiber..
They all are a great benefit..!
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 10-27-2018
Replies: 445
Views: 13,521
Posted By Emile de Leon
A company that does not stand behind their...

A company that does not stand behind their products after the sale... with good service...well...
You decide..
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 10-25-2018
Replies: 445
Views: 13,521
Posted By Emile de Leon
If Leica went out of business...or axed its...

If Leica went out of business...or axed its camera dept forever..people would be clamoring for this camera like no other Leica ever made...esp with the weenie..thingy..lol..
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 10-25-2018
Replies: 75
Views: 3,138
Posted By Emile de Leon
Huss, Brothas we are!!Cam is...

Huss,
Brothas we are!!Cam is Toooo-naaa..good...
OK..
Never had a problem w/strap lugs..but who knows..
Didn't know prices were not the same anymore..jeeze..
Here is some color..
My scanning and...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 10-24-2018
Replies: 445
Views: 13,521
Posted By Emile de Leon
This is a real Leica camera...for the real Leica...

This is a real Leica camera...for the real Leica man..hahaha....
But all kidding aside..no lcd..but you can still use the visoflex..and tilty it too..as well as your cell phone..
If I needed this...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 10-24-2018
Replies: 75
Views: 3,138
Posted By Emile de Leon
One of my all time fav cams..period..a mini...

One of my all time fav cams..period..a mini 12x20..
Prints wide and big...glorious stuff...
I had a minor issue w/mine from the get go..but Ken Ruth on Bald Mountain (now retired) fixed it all up...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 10-24-2018
Replies: 445
Views: 13,521
Posted By Emile de Leon
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z-u3AoSV5e4

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z-u3AoSV5e4
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 10-24-2018
Replies: 445
Views: 13,521
Posted By Emile de Leon
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_HUHRjFuB-E

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_HUHRjFuB-E
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 10-24-2018
Replies: 445
Views: 13,521
Posted By Emile de Leon
LOL.. Leica has been marketing their M's for...

LOL..
Leica has been marketing their M's for years like this..since the film days..nothing new..
This is a funner toy..for the rich class..and for folks with $$ to burn..
What else are they gonna...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 10-24-2018
Replies: 445
Views: 13,521
Posted By Emile de Leon
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pWVonIhTYsQ I...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pWVonIhTYsQ
I have to admit...I likey it..
Phone app makes sense..it should have a video option though...oh well...
Slow seller to be sure..but for those that...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 10-24-2018
Replies: 445
Views: 13,521
Posted By Emile de Leon
I heard it's the video lever...you pump it up a...

I heard it's the video lever...you pump it up a few hundred times..video starts working for a few sec....then when you run out of power..you just pump it up again...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 10-23-2018
Replies: 445
Views: 13,521
Posted By Emile de Leon
Here's the impractical side.. When your sensor...

Here's the impractical side..
When your sensor goes Kaput-ski..and you are out of a 7K cam for 6 to 9 mos..
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 10-22-2018
Replies: 445
Views: 13,521
Posted By Emile de Leon
I didn't say other wise..! But that said..Leica...

I didn't say other wise..!
But that said..Leica at this time is a luxury item..
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 10-22-2018
Replies: 445
Views: 13,521
Posted By Emile de Leon
Like it or not..these cams are intended for the...

Like it or not..these cams are intended for the hobbiest market.. a fun toy to play with..for the people that can afford it..
Like Rolex watches and any 2 seater sports car..not meant to be logical...
Forum: RFF News 10-22-2018
Replies: 151
Views: 8,098
Posted By Emile de Leon
$795 and A7S sensor...I'm in..lol.. 1/2 the Leica...

$795 and A7S sensor...I'm in..lol..
1/2 the Leica price..well...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 10-20-2018
Replies: 445
Views: 13,521
Posted By Emile de Leon
Hey..so what Leica service sucks... You just have...

Hey..so what Leica service sucks...
You just have to buy 2 to 3...maybe 4..MD bodies...
Then you will always have 1 or 2 working at a time..
LOL..!
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 10-20-2018
Replies: 51
Views: 1,717
Posted By Emile de Leon
I want one! Holidays are a comin...lol..

I want one! Holidays are a comin...lol..
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 10-18-2018
Replies: 51
Views: 1,717
Posted By Emile de Leon
That camera really produces beautiful results at...

That camera really produces beautiful results at large print sizes..only downfall is it is slow at F8 wide open..but the Veriwide Brooks is not much bigger than a Leica M..
One of my fave cams of all...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 10-17-2018
Replies: 51
Views: 1,717
Posted By Emile de Leon
I luv the ultra wides..esp in unusual...

I luv the ultra wides..esp in unusual circumstances..
Started out with the Brooks Veriwide 47mm on 6x10 MF...
then...the Voightlander 15mm ver 1..that thing is so tiny...
Then went for a 7mm to 14mm...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 10-17-2018
Replies: 445
Views: 13,521
Posted By Emile de Leon
Interesting...!

Interesting...!
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 10-17-2018
Replies: 51
Views: 1,717
Posted By Emile de Leon
I like that last image you took with the Holo as...

I like that last image you took with the Holo as well as some others..
A lens like this needs to stay put..even if you don't use it for periods of time..as there will always be a time to put it on...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 10-16-2018
Replies: 7
Views: 537
Posted By Emile de Leon
Parallax and Rolleinars...definitely dont agree...

Parallax and Rolleinars...definitely dont agree...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 10-14-2018
Replies: 46
Views: 1,308
Posted By Emile de Leon
I saw a bottle of D76 explode once..looked lilke...

I saw a bottle of D76 explode once..looked lilke a mini nuclear bomb...wasn't pretty...the mushroom cloud only went up 4'..kinda cool lookin ..my cat didn't like it though...lost her whiskers and...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-11-2018
Replies: 245
Views: 28,567
Posted By Emile de Leon
Yes..they go way too fast...I didn't get another...

Yes..they go way too fast...I didn't get another for 2 years after my last kitty passed..I should have dived in earlier though..as they are way too cool..
Here is another pic..she acted as the...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-09-2018
Replies: 100
Views: 2,771
Posted By Emile de Leon
Never bought the Biogon for my Linhof tech V...

Never bought the Biogon for my Linhof tech V 6x9...
Maybe someday...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-04-2018
Replies: 72
Views: 2,579
Posted By Emile de Leon
Never met a camera I didn't like right off the...

Never met a camera I didn't like right off the bat..or didnt learn to like...
From Kodak disc...to 16x20 ULF Wisner..
All have been reliable once the bugs were worked out..
Never went the Leica M...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-03-2018
Replies: 55
Views: 1,839
Posted By Emile de Leon
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BTQ9WQCCFyQ

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BTQ9WQCCFyQ
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-01-2018
Replies: 55
Views: 1,839
Posted By Emile de Leon
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CU4vUrERnh4

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CU4vUrERnh4
Forum: Digital Compacts 09-27-2018
Replies: 125
Views: 4,490
Posted By Emile de Leon
Another hockey puck...lol..

Another hockey puck...lol..
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 09-25-2018
Replies: 20
Views: 708
Posted By Emile de Leon
No flippy screen..no flippy my credit card...lol..

No flippy screen..no flippy my credit card...lol..
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 09-20-2018
Replies: 14
Views: 920
Posted By Emile de Leon
I never shot above 1000 shutter speed..somehow I...

I never shot above 1000 shutter speed..somehow I feel deprived...
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-18-2018
Replies: 91
Views: 2,852
Posted By Emile de Leon
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AoZxZizR2JI&t=14s...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AoZxZizR2JI&t=14s
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 09-12-2018
Replies: 372
Views: 61,423
Posted By Emile de Leon
I really like the way ver 2 renders in both color...

I really like the way ver 2 renders in both color and B&W...
https://i.imgur.com/9SeNiUA.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/bo77EC0.jpg
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-11-2018
Replies: 91
Views: 2,852
Posted By Emile de Leon
Cameras are all good these days.. There is only...

Cameras are all good these days..
There is only so much camera overload that I can take..every 6 mos..esp at these prices..
Maybe the MF Fuji will be a temptation..probably not though..
They/Fuji...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 09-09-2018
Replies: 824
Views: 84,187
Posted By Emile de Leon
If you buy the Leica watch..for over 10K..you...

If you buy the Leica watch..for over 10K..you will tell better time..and be a better photog...lol..
Forum: Fuji Digital General Discussion 09-08-2018
Replies: 21
Views: 1,316
Posted By Emile de Leon
If anyone is going to pull off a MF...

If anyone is going to pull off a MF rangefinder..it will be Fuji..
We will have to see..
Advantages..
Wont be a Leica..you can actually get it fixed in your lifetime..
Cheaper..
That's good enough...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 09-07-2018
Replies: 74
Views: 2,227
Posted By Emile de Leon
35mm can be a problem...esp coming off years with...

35mm can be a problem...esp coming off years with a 50mm..just too much space to account for..
But this can be a good thing too..and when you get used to it..you may shoot more so w/it than the...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 09-07-2018
Replies: 35
Views: 1,589
Posted By Emile de Leon
Fuji is a coming out with their MF rangefinder...

Fuji is a coming out with their MF rangefinder soon..something to think about..
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-06-2018
Replies: 7
Views: 446
Posted By Emile de Leon
Dave ...let me know!

Dave ...let me know!
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-06-2018
Replies: 7
Views: 446
Posted By Emile de Leon
I should have got some..will have to wait until...

I should have got some..will have to wait until next year..
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 09-05-2018
Replies: 46
Views: 1,971
Posted By Emile de Leon
Nice shots with that ultrawide!

Nice shots with that ultrawide!
Forum: Fuji Digital General Discussion 09-01-2018
Replies: 6
Views: 896
Posted By Emile de Leon
Fuji MF rangefinder announced...!

Just what the doctor ordered..
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vGaq1sdTvnY
Forum: Nikon Mirrorless 08-31-2018
Replies: 273
Views: 12,562
Posted By Emile de Leon
This guy...raves about...

This guy...raves about it...!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ud0ljGVhn6M
Forum: Nikon Mirrorless 08-30-2018
Replies: 273
Views: 12,562
Posted By Emile de Leon
Here is someone that...raves about...

Here is someone that...raves about it..!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r19prJVWOXA
Forum: Nikon Mirrorless 08-24-2018
Replies: 273
Views: 12,562
Posted By Emile de Leon
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RQY-yN05-SY&t=815s...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RQY-yN05-SY&t=815s
Forum: Nikon Mirrorless 08-23-2018
Replies: 273
Views: 12,562
Posted By Emile de Leon
No AA filter..could be nice...weather proofing...

No AA filter..could be nice...weather proofing ...nice..
Bad battery life..no dual card slot..not nice..
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 08-21-2018
Replies: 65
Views: 2,893
Posted By Emile de Leon
Lets see...added extra cotton on the...

Lets see...added extra cotton on the shutter...put a Home Depot lookin screw on front..and a Home Depot level too..oh yeah..!
Leica is genius at milking a concept...and shearin..the sheep..! lol..
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 08-13-2018
Replies: 132
Views: 5,866
Posted By Emile de Leon
The cat sued them..that makes all the difference...

The cat sued them..that makes all the difference in the world..no one fks..with cats..as they don't like..blogs..or the internet..for that matter..
Forum: Large Format Film RF 08-04-2018
Replies: 53
Views: 2,181
Posted By Emile de Leon
I like the idea of cheep plastic 3D printed...

I like the idea of cheep plastic 3D printed cams..
Always wanted a Walker 8x10..
Waterproof..
If you break it..just do another part yourself..or order direct..
Now for the film holders..
And an 11x14...
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-02-2018
Replies: 157
Views: 4,246
Posted By Emile de Leon
Photography isn't special anymore.. Everyone has...

Photography isn't special anymore..
Everyone has a cell cam..and it is all done way too fast nowadays ...cheapening it..
Too many people..too many photos..
Too much info overload...photo...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 08-02-2018
Replies: 1,649
Views: 471,483
Posted By Emile de Leon
I keep learning new things about this pre 1.4...

I keep learning new things about this pre 1.4 35mm lens I've owned for several years now..
Latest cool function...video by candle light..on m4/3..wide open..simply wonderful! Similar to...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 08-01-2018
Replies: 85
Views: 3,984
Posted By Emile de Leon
Thx for the detailed response Godfrey!

Thx for the detailed response Godfrey!
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 07-30-2018
Replies: 85
Views: 3,984
Posted By Emile de Leon
Hey Godfrey..do you like your CL...more than your...

Hey Godfrey..do you like your CL...more than your MD..??
Forum: RFF News 07-27-2018
Replies: 47
Views: 3,406
Posted By Emile de Leon
Who cares about what Fuji does..only takes sales...

Who cares about what Fuji does..only takes sales away from the lil guys trying to survive..
Forum: Nikon Mirrorless 07-26-2018
Replies: 273
Views: 12,562
Posted By Emile de Leon
Too little..too late..

Too little..too late..
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 07-21-2018
Replies: 14
Views: 968
Posted By Emile de Leon
Get rid of em..don't even think twice.. Get...

Get rid of em..don't even think twice..
Get fresh...be happy..!
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 07-18-2018
Replies: 118
Views: 5,350
Posted By Emile de Leon
I like some of the old Cine lenses on m4/3...old...

I like some of the old Cine lenses on m4/3...old uncoated Cooke and Zeiss from the war years come to mind here..
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-15-2018
Replies: 57
Views: 4,992
Posted By Emile de Leon
Luv my M3..but never use it..was my 1st...

Luv my M3..but never use it..was my 1st Leica..nothing like your 1st..
https://i.imgur.com/yIG0WIf.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-12-2018
Replies: 245
Views: 28,567
Posted By Emile de Leon
https://i.imgur.com/z4b7waE.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/z4b7waE.jpg
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 07-12-2018
Replies: 101
Views: 3,295
Posted By Emile de Leon
I bought this one 2 years ago..for my 60th as a...

I bought this one 2 years ago..for my 60th as a lark..after 30+ years of no watch..
Runs 1 to 2 sec a day..like a top..will outlive all of us..
Tough as nails..
imo..doesn't get better than this for...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 07-12-2018
Replies: 101
Views: 3,295
Posted By Emile de Leon
Crap watch... Just try to get it serviced.. Buy a...

Crap watch...
Just try to get it serviced..
Buy a Rolex..
Fashion Leica watch will take a 50%+ dive on the used market ..and you probably wont be able to sell it..as no one would waste their...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-11-2018
Replies: 107
Views: 3,603
Posted By Emile de Leon
Hey..if greedy Walmart..can get away with a 3%...

Hey..if greedy Walmart..can get away with a 3% profit..more power to em...lol...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-11-2018
Replies: 107
Views: 3,603
Posted By Emile de Leon
I've been in business retail and wholesale for 25...

I've been in business retail and wholesale for 25 years importing..own my own business..and am about to semi retire..
The avg person has no idea about any of this..
It does not matter in any...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-11-2018
Replies: 107
Views: 3,603
Posted By Emile de Leon
Some call that corporate greed..some call...

Some call that corporate greed..some call it...business as usual..but in any case..good ole' Walmart..aint gonna like.. Tariffs..nope..they aint gonna like that at all..
Of course..some Chinese made...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-11-2018
Replies: 107
Views: 3,603
Posted By Emile de Leon
I forgot about Fiat...and MG's..and Renault..dogs...

I forgot about Fiat...and MG's..and Renault..dogs all..then there was...Yugo..King of Dogs...lol..
Now Volvo..thats another story..
I owned 2..a 64 sedan..and a 61 P1800...luved em..my mom bought a...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-11-2018
Replies: 107
Views: 3,603
Posted By Emile de Leon
212 industries only..probably cherry picked..to...

212 industries only..probably cherry picked..to slant a political or economic POV..as in..we don't make a lot of money..see...here's the figures..
sure..Walmart..maybe at 3% if that's true..they sell...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-11-2018
Replies: 107
Views: 3,603
Posted By Emile de Leon
Those were the days..! My 1st car..was a 65 Chevy...

Those were the days..!
My 1st car..was a 65 Chevy Impala bought in 74....my friends called it..the "black bomb"..lol..smashed up on 1 side..bought it for $75-..then sold it at a 2x's profit a couple...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-11-2018
Replies: 107
Views: 3,603
Posted By Emile de Leon
I still have a ton of ULF film from Photo...

I still have a ton of ULF film from Photo warehouse back in the day..
11x14...7x17...12x20..and even some 16x20..dont even know if its any good anymore..not frozen..
Wouldn't want to buy it today..
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-11-2018
Replies: 107
Views: 3,603
Posted By Emile de Leon
Ever heard of a greenhouse..lol.. Where did ya...

Ever heard of a greenhouse..lol..


Where did ya get those figures???
Any business..with a 7.5% profit margin..is soon..out of business..
Unless its Wall street..makin money..off..nothing..
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-11-2018
Replies: 107
Views: 3,603
Posted By Emile de Leon
Back in the 70's..the auto industry lost it to...

Back in the 70's..the auto industry lost it to Japan..remember the Vega..and Gremlin..and..Matador..and a host of others.. Poor quality..they thought they could be successful with that..lol..
I...
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