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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 1 Day Ago
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Posted By Michael Markey
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Forum: Photography General Interest 4 Days Ago
Replies: 108
Views: 2,392
Posted By Michael Markey
That`s why I do it ; that and I don`t like...

That`s why I do it ; that and I don`t like logos.
It`s my only photographic affectation so I`m sticking with it .
Forum: Leica Q / T / X Series 1 Week Ago
Replies: 115
Views: 5,069
Posted By Michael Markey
So I heard. I`ve been tempted by the SL . I...

So I heard.

I`ve been tempted by the SL .
I currently use my M glass on an A7R2 and happy with it especially the evf .
It`s hard to go back to an RF after using one …. for me.
I do like what I`ve...
Forum: Film vs Digital 1 Week Ago
Replies: 38
Views: 1,037
Posted By Michael Markey
Yes , I have that trouble as well.

Yes , I have that trouble as well.
Forum: Leica Q / T / X Series 1 Week Ago
Replies: 115
Views: 5,069
Posted By Michael Markey
There is an expectation the new SL will have the...

There is an expectation the new SL will have the Q2 sensor
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 1 Week Ago
Replies: 7,403
Views: 3,769,681
Posted By Michael Markey
Very pretty Nick ...

Very pretty Nick ...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 1 Week Ago
Replies: 29
Views: 826
Posted By Michael Markey
I`ve just been trying to upload again …. takes...

I`ve just been trying to upload again …. takes ages to respond and even after making the file as small as I can it still rejects it.

Ergo I can`t see the point …. I`d rather post to the threads
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 1 Week Ago
Replies: 29
Views: 826
Posted By Michael Markey
Not uploaded for a few years so just tried again...

Not uploaded for a few years so just tried again .
I remember now ….. takes a long time to respond and then the images are considered to large so everything has to be resized.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 1 Week Ago
Replies: 29
Views: 826
Posted By Michael Markey
Yep …. that`s why I stopped using it .

Yep …. that`s why I stopped using it .
Forum: Photography General Interest 1 Week Ago
Replies: 35
Views: 665
Posted By Michael Markey
Yep had a few purges ….. sometimes regretted and...

Yep had a few purges ….. sometimes regretted and bought stuff back but on the whole not.

Never gotten rid of M bodies and M lenses but 35mm slrs and compacts have gone.

Digital I have a dslr and an...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 1 Week Ago
Replies: 1,279
Views: 334,203
Posted By Michael Markey
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Forum: Jim Lager - Leica Historian 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 22
Views: 755
Posted By Michael Markey
I`ve heard it said that George Lucas copied some...

I`ve heard it said that George Lucas copied some of her shots and angles for his Star Wars films.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 109
Views: 2,930
Posted By Michael Markey
I have both …. differences are minimal although I...

I have both …. differences are minimal although I prefer the auto frame counter on the M3.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 27
Views: 1,134
Posted By Michael Markey
Sad also . Some of the parents and grandparents...

Sad also .
Some of the parents and grandparents told me that they had no pictures of their kids growing up and playing because of this ban.
I hasten to add that it wasn`t a children`s match I was...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 67
Views: 2,092
Posted By Michael Markey
Indeed so . Succinct and correct ,as always Keith.

Indeed so .
Succinct and correct ,as always Keith.
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 67
Views: 2,092
Posted By Michael Markey
I`m not so sure . Perception is everything and in...

I`m not so sure .
Perception is everything and in this day and age it is all too easy to let your reputation slip .
Maybe though its been a corporate decision to be more of a fashion brand in which...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 375
Views: 52,008
Posted By Michael Markey
Nice one Andrea ….

Nice one Andrea ….
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 67
Views: 2,092
Posted By Michael Markey
Not my taste …. pretty awful really but this is...

Not my taste …. pretty awful really but this is how they`re trying to sell it.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EWVB9sib7Sc
Forum: Photography General Interest 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 206
Views: 5,005
Posted By Michael Markey
Latest news this morning...

Latest news this morning :

https://status.flickr.net/incidents/1ff4d8yqkchl?u=b94xf7v77yyx
Forum: Photography General Interest 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 206
Views: 5,005
Posted By Michael Markey
They seem to do their customer interface on...

They seem to do their customer interface on Twitter and seem very open and helpful from what I`ve read.
This is their latest tweet.

"The site is back up. You will likely experience degraded...
Forum: Photography General Interest 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 206
Views: 5,005
Posted By Michael Markey
They`ve just tweeted that they are aware of the...

They`ve just tweeted that they are aware of the log in issues and are working hard to resolve the problem.
Forum: Photography General Interest 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 206
Views: 5,005
Posted By Michael Markey
It`s up for me but I`m unable to log on.

It`s up for me but I`m unable to log on.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 27
Views: 1,134
Posted By Michael Markey
I was told no cameras at my local cricket ground...

I was told no cameras at my local cricket ground a few years ago.
Reason ; Children present .
Had a word with the Chairman and got the ok.
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 46
Views: 887
Posted By Michael Markey
Well done and well deserved .

Well done and well deserved .
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 59
Views: 1,658
Posted By Michael Markey
Yep , I rarely take static stuff . My subjects...

Yep , I rarely take static stuff .
My subjects are moving quickly and often in and out of shade so I rely on the camera which is good enough.
Forum: Photography General Interest 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 29
Views: 503
Posted By Michael Markey
I think that`s the reason why I prefer screens...

I think that`s the reason why I prefer screens .
For thirty years I shot nothing but slide film .
Had a brief hiatus and picked up again twelve years ago ,again with slide film and a Leica...
Forum: Photography General Interest 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 29
Views: 503
Posted By Michael Markey
I see a lot of prints every week at my local...

I see a lot of prints every week at my local Photographic society.
Many of them made by accomplished printers and successful in international competitions.
I still prefer to see them on a screen.

I...
Forum: Photography General Interest 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 35
Views: 1,091
Posted By Michael Markey
Yes I can relate to that. In the early `70`s I...

Yes I can relate to that. In the early `70`s I was helping a friend with concerts and festivals . All the big names of the time : Byrds ,Sonny Terry ,Taylor , Hardin and I didn`t carry a camera ....
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-09-2019
Replies: 51
Views: 2,069
Posted By Michael Markey
I`ve heard this said before although I`ve only...

I`ve heard this said before although I`ve only seen a few prints of his myself as part of a larger exhibit .
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-07-2019
Replies: 35
Views: 1,091
Posted By Michael Markey
I did a ruthless cull of my negs a couple of...

I did a ruthless cull of my negs a couple of years ago .

It`s surprising how much you take does not work and has no emotional value either.
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 05-06-2019
Replies: 144
Views: 14,052
Posted By Michael Markey
Enjoyable thread. Beautiful shots everybody.

Enjoyable thread.
Beautiful shots everybody.
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 05-05-2019
Replies: 47
Views: 2,174
Posted By Michael Markey
Totally agree Peter. Reading reviews by Rockwell...

Totally agree Peter.
Reading reviews by Rockwell or Huff or indeed on this site should be read with caution.
You still have to think for yourself …. it`s your money .
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-29-2019
Replies: 49
Views: 1,753
Posted By Michael Markey
I enjoyed the sixties …. good times and good...

I enjoyed the sixties …. good times and good music.
Thanks for posting Steve.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-23-2019
Replies: 7,403
Views: 3,769,681
Posted By Michael Markey
My BP M4 (1969). It`s worn where you expect it to...

My BP M4 (1969).
It`s worn where you expect it to be. When I look at some BP M`s I just can`t understand the wear pattern .

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/32687711817_0f34726559_c.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-23-2019
Replies: 17
Views: 618
Posted By Michael Markey
I must admit that I was surprised at the title .

I must admit that I was surprised at the title .
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-22-2019
Replies: 1,555
Views: 275,423
Posted By Michael Markey
Larry … certainly was a size although both old...

Larry … certainly was a size although both old and new US cars are very popular on my stretch of the coast.
Surprisingly the import cost isn`t that expensive …. as for feeding them well …
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-21-2019
Replies: 1,555
Views: 275,423
Posted By Michael Markey
`67...

`67 Catalina


https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/33744387898_f3231d7799_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/TpSNTm)Pontiac Catalina (https://flic.kr/p/TpSNTm) by michael markey...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 04-21-2019
Replies: 21
Views: 1,972
Posted By Michael Markey
Leica 28 Summicron ASPH on an...

Leica 28 Summicron ASPH on an A7R2


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Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 04-21-2019
Replies: 32
Views: 881
Posted By Michael Markey
Taking them is the most interesting part . I must...

Taking them is the most interesting part .
I must admit my interest in them diminishes somewhat after that.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-16-2019
Replies: 94
Views: 2,772
Posted By Michael Markey
Words aren`t failing you Larry …. very honest...

Words aren`t failing you Larry …. very honest ,thoughtful post .
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-16-2019
Replies: 94
Views: 2,772
Posted By Michael Markey
"The Rosace Nord has survived. The South and West...

"The Rosace Nord has survived. The South and West windows were very extensively restored in the 18th and 19th century, but the North Rose Window has stood basically unchanged for 800 years, the glass...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-16-2019
Replies: 94
Views: 2,772
Posted By Michael Markey
I agree and I`m Catholic. I`m not offended...

I agree and I`m Catholic.
I`m not offended although I did wonder why the remark was thrown into a lovely /sad thread about the loss of such beautiful art.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-15-2019
Replies: 94
Views: 2,772
Posted By Michael Markey
Beautiful pictures on a sad day .

Beautiful pictures on a sad day .
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 04-13-2019
Replies: 385
Views: 64,790
Posted By Michael Markey
Hi Alkis. The sort of problems reported with...

Hi Alkis.

The sort of problems reported with smearing ect may be there on wider lenses indeed if you look closely they may possibly be there with my 28 but I don`t scrutinise my pictures that way or...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 04-12-2019
Replies: 385
Views: 64,790
Posted By Michael Markey
I find the Sony bodies work very well . The...

I find the Sony bodies work very well .
The widest I shoot is a 28 Summicron ASPH and don`t see any issues.

I also use it as a second body to my Canon DSLR with Canon 85/1.2 ,70-200/2.8, 35/1.4...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 04-12-2019
Replies: 385
Views: 64,790
Posted By Michael Markey
I feel the same . OK the Sony menus could be...

I feel the same .
OK the Sony menus could be better organised but that was no reason to pay the extra for a Leica body.

As a digital back for my manual focus lenses the Sony is more then adequate...
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 04-10-2019
Replies: 262
Views: 14,118
Posted By Michael Markey
They`re missing him here as...

They`re missing him here as well.
http://www.amateurphotographer.co.uk/forums/threads/into-hospital-tomorrow.138818/page-5

RIP Roger .
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 04-02-2019
Replies: 262
Views: 14,118
Posted By Michael Markey
Good grief that`s bad news. Words fail me …. God...

Good grief that`s bad news.

Words fail me …. God bless Roger.
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 03-27-2019
Replies: 40
Views: 1,215
Posted By Michael Markey
Yep . I know Nick . :) It`s just that sometimes I...

Yep . I know Nick . :)
It`s just that sometimes I get tired of the " is Leica worth it , can`t cameras be simpler , film /digital threads ".
Its a photography forum , photographers are supposed to...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 03-26-2019
Replies: 40
Views: 1,215
Posted By Michael Markey
I agree …. no benefit what ever and it`s been...

I agree …. no benefit what ever and it`s been done to death.
Whatever happened to posting shots.
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 03-26-2019
Replies: 40
Views: 1,215
Posted By Michael Markey
A person can`t be a bollock just things and...

A person can`t be a bollock just things and situations :)
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 03-26-2019
Replies: 40
Views: 1,215
Posted By Michael Markey
I joined this forum in `08 and threads like these...

I joined this forum in `08 and threads like these have been a constant feature.
I wonder what purpose they serve .
It`s rather like groundhog day reading some of the replies regardless of which model...
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 03-25-2019
Replies: 156
Views: 27,148
Posted By Michael Markey
Anything . Currently a GR2 .

Anything .
Currently a GR2 .
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-24-2019
Replies: 91
Views: 2,517
Posted By Michael Markey
I find these threads a bit odd in 2019 . Does it...

I find these threads a bit odd in 2019 .
Does it really matter ?
I use both film and digital.
I found film to be pretty useless for my sports shots though.

Never liked darkroom or film processing...
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-20-2019
Replies: 18
Views: 671
Posted By Michael Markey
I have Leica ,Sony, Richo and Canon. First three...

I have Leica ,Sony, Richo and Canon.
First three bit on the small side .
Unless I really feel that I need to use a small camera , I`m most comfortable with the 5D3.
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 03-19-2019
Replies: 73
Views: 1,753
Posted By Michael Markey
I agree . I see plenty of Canon/Nikon camera and...

I agree .
I see plenty of Canon/Nikon camera and lens outfits costing as much as a Leica when I`m out and about.
Nobody seems concerned about the perceived value as regards their own photography .
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 03-18-2019
Replies: 73
Views: 1,753
Posted By Michael Markey
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:eek::eek::eek:
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 03-18-2019
Replies: 73
Views: 1,753
Posted By Michael Markey
Where as some of use both Leica and Canon and...

Where as some of use both Leica and Canon and enjoy them both :D
Forum: Leica Q / T / X Series 03-14-2019
Replies: 115
Views: 5,069
Posted By Michael Markey
Sorry John ,I wasn`t being clear. I was thinking...

Sorry John ,I wasn`t being clear.
I was thinking of frame lines as a framing device in general terms in relation to the more accurate framing provided by an SLR.
Forum: Leica Q / T / X Series 03-14-2019
Replies: 115
Views: 5,069
Posted By Michael Markey
Agreed , I don`t think it`s sloppy to crop at...

Agreed , I don`t think it`s sloppy to crop at all.
Just another way of achieving the shot you want.
After all frame lines are far from precise so you start of with a sloppy composition.
Cropping just...
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-09-2019
Replies: 14
Views: 796
Posted By Michael Markey
Good stuff Thanks for the link .

Good stuff
Thanks for the link .
Forum: Leica Q / T / X Series 03-09-2019
Replies: 115
Views: 5,069
Posted By Michael Markey
That sums it up precisely for me plus the option...

That sums it up precisely for me plus the option of AF.
I use a Richo GR and have a 28 Summicron ASPH so 28 is fine as a F/L.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-07-2019
Replies: 2,959
Views: 475,545
Posted By Michael Markey
http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7864/33326516918_953...

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7864/33326516918_953edf14f5_z.jpg
Forum: Leica Q / T / X Series 03-07-2019
Replies: 115
Views: 5,069
Posted By Michael Markey
Cal My impression is the Q owners rather like...

Cal

My impression is the Q owners rather like the camera so perhaps no surprise that there is a second iteration.


Michael
Forum: Leica Q / T / X Series 03-07-2019
Replies: 115
Views: 5,069
Posted By Michael Markey
New Leica Q2

New Q2 out with a 47MP sensor .

https://leicarumors.com/
Forum: RFF Polls 03-05-2019
Replies: 124
Views: 30,776
Posted By Michael Markey
I have four types used for birding but have...

I have four types used for birding but have recently taken to using a Manfrotto monopod with a fluid head for my 400/4 .

It`s a lot easier having it resting on the monopod than hand holding it for...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 03-04-2019
Replies: 99
Views: 2,626
Posted By Michael Markey
Not much of an impetus according to Magnum`s own...

Not much of an impetus according to Magnum`s own site .
The change was to make him sound like a "famous" American photographer in order to sell more prints.
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 03-04-2019
Replies: 99
Views: 2,626
Posted By Michael Markey
Oh ,can`t answer that. I haven`t an opinion on...

Oh ,can`t answer that.
I haven`t an opinion on him as I`d never heard of him before so its just a journalistic piece like any other to me.
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 03-03-2019
Replies: 35
Views: 1,319
Posted By Michael Markey
Thanks for that . I shot slide film for twenty...

Thanks for that .
I shot slide film for twenty five years.
Still , I would have expected a more sophisticated system in a modern camera.
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 03-03-2019
Replies: 35
Views: 1,319
Posted By Michael Markey
[QUOTE=Harry Lime;2873038] The M10 is a delight,...

[QUOTE=Harry Lime;2873038]
The M10 is a delight, because it's basically a true digital M, while being an exercise in frustration, because of it's dumb-as-a-brick metering system. The solution is to...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 03-03-2019
Replies: 99
Views: 2,626
Posted By Michael Markey
Because it`s Capa and he still attracts...

Because it`s Capa and he still attracts interest.

I`ve read most of the stuff on him and have most of his books and I must admit that I always exercise a degree of caution when it comes to his...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 02-27-2019
Replies: 109
Views: 4,029
Posted By Michael Markey
Nice cameras ….. I`ve had a sold a couple of...

Nice cameras ….. I`ve had a sold a couple of black MX .
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-21-2019
Replies: 70
Views: 1,974
Posted By Michael Markey
That film Rangefinders can`t do everything .

That film Rangefinders can`t do everything .
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-20-2019
Replies: 1,279
Views: 334,203
Posted By Michael Markey
http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7919/32212335747_0ae...

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7919/32212335747_0ae476a222_c.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-19-2019
Replies: 1,279
Views: 334,203
Posted By Michael Markey
http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7832/40119828203_003...

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7832/40119828203_00385ff639_c.jpg
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-19-2019
Replies: 1
Views: 218
Posted By Michael Markey
The truth behind the photograph

Some good research here on the identity of a marine in an iconic photograph from...
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 02-12-2019
Replies: 151
Views: 45,531
Posted By Michael Markey
Thank...

Thank you.

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7241/13941398294_592a0dcf98_c.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-27-2019
Replies: 437
Views: 172,968
Posted By Michael Markey
http://farm5.staticflickr.com/4886/31876825117_b35...

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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-27-2019
Replies: 1,279
Views: 334,203
Posted By Michael Markey
http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7899/46159969954_940...

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7899/46159969954_940f544837_c.jpg
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 01-24-2019
Replies: 34
Views: 1,466
Posted By Michael Markey
This for me too plus the greater versatility that...

This for me too plus the greater versatility that other systems provide.
Forum: RFF News 01-23-2019
Replies: 25
Views: 1,053
Posted By Michael Markey
I`m finding that to be true all be it a bit late...

I`m finding that to be true all be it a bit late in the day having cycled through most makes including Leica.

Currently have a 5D3 and A7R2 having sold an A7S.
Heading across the pond in a week …....
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-21-2019
Replies: 323
Views: 25,136
Posted By Michael Markey
Yep , me as well. Had two sold two. I prefer the...

Yep , me as well.
Had two sold two.

I prefer the ME.
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 01-19-2019
Replies: 18
Views: 782
Posted By Michael Markey
Yes ….. great cameras . I`ve had a number...

Yes ….. great cameras .
I`ve had a number beginning with the first one and have just bought the latest version.
Very pocketable.
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 01-19-2019
Replies: 95
Views: 3,341
Posted By Michael Markey
The photography world is full of nice safe...

The photography world is full of nice safe bubbles from which you can look at what other people are doing and wonder.

My advice is to look at stuff that you don`t like ….. you might learn something.
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-16-2019
Replies: 206
Views: 5,005
Posted By Michael Markey
Working fine for me in the UK. I`m impressed with...

Working fine for me in the UK.
I`m impressed with their quick feed back to customer problems on Twitter.
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 01-16-2019
Replies: 95
Views: 3,341
Posted By Michael Markey
Yep …. couldn`t care less if its film or digital...

Yep …. couldn`t care less if its film or digital but there is nothing special about those shots.
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 01-16-2019
Replies: 95
Views: 3,341
Posted By Michael Markey
Agree …. I`ve stopped looking at all the Magnum...

Agree …. I`ve stopped looking at all the Magnum feeds on social media.
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-08-2019
Replies: 206
Views: 5,005
Posted By Michael Markey
Same in the UK.

Same in the UK.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-07-2019
Replies: 297
Views: 34,972
Posted By Michael Markey
http://farm5.staticflickr.com/4897/31696692077_916...

http://farm5.staticflickr.com/4897/31696692077_9168062558_c.jpg
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 01-04-2019
Replies: 20
Views: 1,047
Posted By Michael Markey
With you on that one and its for that very reason...

With you on that one and its for that very reason I`ve cut down drastically on my camera bodies and lenses.
Less decisions to make and ; what the …. was I doing with half a dozen film bodies and half...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-01-2019
Replies: 297
Views: 34,972
Posted By Michael Markey
http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7818/32656486938_ecd...

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7818/32656486938_ecd7883a84_c.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-01-2019
Replies: 1,501
Views: 193,925
Posted By Michael Markey
http://farm5.staticflickr.com/4813/45834590684_680...

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Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 12-31-2018
Replies: 18
Views: 710
Posted By Michael Markey
Have a Hadley small and its really useful for...

Have a Hadley small and its really useful for when I`m carrying an RF of a Sony body and a couple of lenses.
I picked up an F1.4 second hand a few years ago and that's my day to day go to bag.
I can...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-25-2018
Replies: 375
Views: 52,008
Posted By Michael Markey
Thanks Joe. Out of all the photographs taken that...

Thanks Joe.
Out of all the photographs taken that day (by a number of photographers ) that lady was happy with that one of her talking to Romance (the hound).
I leave the action stuff ….. the jumps...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-23-2018
Replies: 375
Views: 52,008
Posted By Michael Markey
http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7842/45519177465_a55...

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7842/45519177465_a55759f4f6_c.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-23-2018
Replies: 60
Views: 2,400
Posted By Michael Markey
http://farm2.staticflickr.com/1899/42520677200_b9b...

http://farm2.staticflickr.com/1899/42520677200_b9be1b664e_c.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-20-2018
Replies: 375
Views: 52,008
Posted By Michael Markey
http://farm5.staticflickr.com/4829/46345959442_53e...

http://farm5.staticflickr.com/4829/46345959442_53eb938214_c.jpg
Forum: Digital Compacts 12-19-2018
Replies: 1,158
Views: 234,022
Posted By Michael Markey
http://farm5.staticflickr.com/4870/32431031428_62c...

http://farm5.staticflickr.com/4870/32431031428_62c05582b7_c.jpg
Forum: Digital Compacts 12-19-2018
Replies: 1,158
Views: 234,022
Posted By Michael Markey
Martin Parr : Manchester Whitworth Art...

Martin Parr : Manchester Whitworth Art Gallery

http://farm5.staticflickr.com/4834/46252794252_5af0f1e8de_c.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-18-2018
Replies: 297
Views: 34,972
Posted By Michael Markey
Thanks Mike. I`ve always been a birder although...

Thanks Mike.
I`ve always been a birder although never wanted to mix it with photography for some reason.
I`m trying to figure out what kind of Gull you've got there. :)
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-18-2018
Replies: 60
Views: 1,459
Posted By Michael Markey
Try winter in the UK. There hasn`t been any light...

Try winter in the UK.
There hasn`t been any light for a few days now.
You need all the options you can get.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-17-2018
Replies: 297
Views: 34,972
Posted By Michael Markey
Robin http://farm5.staticflickr.com/4878/46357040...

Robin

http://farm5.staticflickr.com/4878/46357040091_52d569298d_c.jpg
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-14-2018
Replies: 22
Views: 622
Posted By Michael Markey
A bargain over here in the UK too...

A bargain over here in the UK too :
https://ffordes.com/product/17092515503981
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-11-2018
Replies: 1,501
Views: 193,925
Posted By Michael Markey
Lovely …. When I lost Lucy my Cocker Spaniel I...

Lovely ….
When I lost Lucy my Cocker Spaniel I soon after got another , Poppy.
It was difficult at first but I`m pleased that I did.
Oh and then I got another , Lettice :)
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-08-2018
Replies: 46
Views: 1,325
Posted By Michael Markey
I`m a fan but he isn`t the most technically...

I`m a fan but he isn`t the most technically proficient of photographers.
I myself don`t mind that although his latest work is , I would suggest, very much of an acquired taste .

He`s still...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 12-08-2018
Replies: 23
Views: 1,202
Posted By Michael Markey
Thanks for the post. I notice that he has retired...

Thanks for the post.
I notice that he has retired to Hebden …. lovely village with a strong artistic community.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-08-2018
Replies: 35
Views: 771
Posted By Michael Markey
I wasn`t suggesting that the extraneous light was...

I wasn`t suggesting that the extraneous light was the problem just that they were designed to exclude it but they may also help you with your problem too.
I wear glasses and don`t seem to have a...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-08-2018
Replies: 35
Views: 771
Posted By Michael Markey
Just wear my glasses Rich I`ve recently bought a...

Just wear my glasses Rich
I`ve recently bought a couple of those rather large shaped rubber eyepieces for each of my Sony cams which exclude any extraneous light .
Maybe one of those will help...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-07-2018
Replies: 46
Views: 1,325
Posted By Michael Markey
Yes …. big fan...

Yes …. big fan .

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_-940BUcz_Q
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 12-01-2018
Replies: 57
Views: 1,733
Posted By Michael Markey
Saw the discount ... went to make a cup of tea ,...

Saw the discount ... went to make a cup of tea , came back and it was gone .
Oh well :)
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 11-29-2018
Replies: 57
Views: 1,733
Posted By Michael Markey
Thanks …. will do.

Thanks …. will do.
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 11-29-2018
Replies: 57
Views: 1,733
Posted By Michael Markey
Oh and this ...

Oh and this ...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 11-29-2018
Replies: 57
Views: 1,733
Posted By Michael Markey
This . Can`t see the article because its...

This .

Can`t see the article because its subscription only.
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 11-29-2018
Replies: 78
Views: 2,339
Posted By Michael Markey
I use whatever is to hand. Mostly that's a camera...

I use whatever is to hand.
Mostly that's a camera but sometimes not ….
I recall some years ago David Allan Harvey produced a book half the shots were with an iPhone and half with a Leica .
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-28-2018
Replies: 50
Views: 1,566
Posted By Michael Markey
I rarely print and when I do its 5x7`s from...

I rarely print and when I do its 5x7`s from Ilford.
I have 6, 12, 24 and some cameras over 40mp.

The only reason why I might choose the over 40mp cameras is when it would be inconvenient to pack a...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-27-2018
Replies: 1,279
Views: 334,203
Posted By Michael Markey
http://farm5.staticflickr.com/4867/45084463355_8a1...

http://farm5.staticflickr.com/4867/45084463355_8a1e1afb7e_c.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-27-2018
Replies: 1,279
Views: 334,203
Posted By Michael Markey
http://farm5.staticflickr.com/4866/45135562935_474...

http://farm5.staticflickr.com/4866/45135562935_4742367f98_c.jpg
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-21-2018
Replies: 21
Views: 813
Posted By Michael Markey
Just looked at mine but can`t decide if it has a...

Just looked at mine but can`t decide if it has a corner or a ding :)

Seems a late one to have a corner at 730 ***
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-21-2018
Replies: 51
Views: 1,961
Posted By Michael Markey
Nice camera Colton …. you`ll enjoy using...

Nice camera Colton …. you`ll enjoy using it.
Lovely shots too .
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-21-2018
Replies: 321
Views: 53,245
Posted By Michael Markey
http://farm5.staticflickr.com/4863/45078501745_df4...

http://farm5.staticflickr.com/4863/45078501745_df46f0c9a7_c.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-21-2018
Replies: 939
Views: 187,369
Posted By Michael Markey
http://farm2.staticflickr.com/1980/44362318584_6cd...

http://farm2.staticflickr.com/1980/44362318584_6cd7135b6b_c.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-21-2018
Replies: 939
Views: 187,369
Posted By Michael Markey
http://farm2.staticflickr.com/1783/28136861857_bc6...

http://farm2.staticflickr.com/1783/28136861857_bc65bd30bd_c.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-21-2018
Replies: 939
Views: 187,369
Posted By Michael Markey
http://farm5.staticflickr.com/4849/45265910654_f48...

http://farm5.staticflickr.com/4849/45265910654_f48ec9858b_c.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-21-2018
Replies: 375
Views: 52,008
Posted By Michael Markey
http://farm5.staticflickr.com/4889/45936385722_ab7...

http://farm5.staticflickr.com/4889/45936385722_ab7de3c870_c.jpg
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 11-20-2018
Replies: 163
Views: 3,995
Posted By Michael Markey
Sorry I understood little of that. You seem to be...

Sorry I understood little of that.
You seem to be making a number of different unrelated points there.
I wasn`t speaking in a personal capacity ….my gear is modest but I don`t associate the terms...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 11-20-2018
Replies: 163
Views: 3,995
Posted By Michael Markey
You could ask that question about anything we buy...

You could ask that question about anything we buy .
Because we can ?
If you`re not dependant on photography for a living you don`t need to justify the cost as much … if you don`t want to.

It may be...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-19-2018
Replies: 297
Views: 34,972
Posted By Michael Markey
Grey...

Grey Wagtail.

http://farm5.staticflickr.com/4828/31015248337_ea13481743_c.jpg
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 11-17-2018
Replies: 163
Views: 3,995
Posted By Michael Markey
From what I`ve read your assessment of the CL is...

From what I`ve read your assessment of the CL is correct.

As regards the earlier comment made regarding the lack of rangefinder I think in todays world that simply denotes a shape of camera.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-17-2018
Replies: 2,959
Views: 475,545
Posted By Michael Markey
DP2M http://farm5.staticflickr.com/4917/440406727...

DP2M

http://farm5.staticflickr.com/4917/44040672730_568e9717f6_c.jpg
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-17-2018
Replies: 112
Views: 2,853
Posted By Michael Markey
Agreed ….. plenty of good choices .

Agreed ….. plenty of good choices .
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-16-2018
Replies: 112
Views: 2,853
Posted By Michael Markey
I use Canon and Leica lenses. I don`t regard my...

I use Canon and Leica lenses.
I don`t regard my Canon 85/1.2 as slow and neither is their 50/1.2 .
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-16-2018
Replies: 112
Views: 2,853
Posted By Michael Markey
I very rarely use burst because my timing (with...

I very rarely use burst because my timing (with horses)is usually pretty good .
Even if I have the camera set to burst I usually just take a single shot .
Sometimes the action can get very hectic...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-15-2018
Replies: 112
Views: 2,853
Posted By Michael Markey
I use an AR72 and A7s and the battery life is an...

I use an AR72 and A7s and the battery life is an issue if you`re using them all day for sports photography .

Constantly having to check the charge even when they haven`t been used other than that...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-13-2018
Replies: 8
Views: 299
Posted By Michael Markey
All the best chaps …. keep up the good work.

All the best chaps …. keep up the good work.
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-11-2018
Replies: 166
Views: 4,380
Posted By Michael Markey
In the UK everybody has to pay $149 a year to...

In the UK everybody has to pay $149 a year to watch the TV .
That's the cost of the licence fee which goes to fund the BBC , whether you watch the BBC or not.
Compared to that Flickr is a bargain.
Forum: RFF Polls 11-09-2018
Replies: 205
Views: 16,183
Posted By Michael Markey
I tried to sell one today A black Pentax SL in...

I tried to sell one today
A black Pentax SL in mint condition
Couldn’t get a good enough price (maybe I paid too much in the first place ) so it stays
It has a roll of HP5 loaded so I guess that’s...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 11-08-2018
Replies: 52
Views: 2,440
Posted By Michael Markey
Yes ... wouldn’t disagree with that assessment.

Yes ... wouldn’t disagree with that assessment.
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 11-08-2018
Replies: 52
Views: 2,440
Posted By Michael Markey
I use manual M bodies too as well as an A7s and...

I use manual M bodies too as well as an A7s and A7R2 and this just isn`t so .

You don`t need to go into the menus if you want to change the things you change on an M body .

The menus only give you...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 11-08-2018
Replies: 52
Views: 2,440
Posted By Michael Markey
Exactly ….

Exactly ….
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 11-08-2018
Replies: 52
Views: 2,440
Posted By Michael Markey
Very true and I use two Sony cams who ,as we...

Very true and I use two Sony cams who ,as we know, don`t have the best menu system.

I switch between App and Speed priority (depending on static stuff or the horses ) and leave the ISO on Auto.
The...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-05-2018
Replies: 1,501
Views: 193,925
Posted By Michael Markey
http://farm2.staticflickr.com/1923/45092863022_283...

http://farm2.staticflickr.com/1923/45092863022_283c049c78_c.jpg
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-05-2018
Replies: 166
Views: 4,380
Posted By Michael Markey
Thanks for that Bulevardi ….. more complex than...

Thanks for that Bulevardi ….. more complex than I thought.
My intention for joining was simply to have an alternative to Flickr and have somewhere to post my non sports shots.
It struck me...
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-04-2018
Replies: 166
Views: 4,380
Posted By Michael Markey
Brett Yes it still needs to slicker (if that`s...

Brett

Yes it still needs to slicker (if that`s the word).
I use Instagram but its very different …. less info and I don`t get the hashtag thing. :)

Michael
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-04-2018
Replies: 166
Views: 4,380
Posted By Michael Markey
The service must be vairiable as I haven’t...

The service must be vairiable as I haven’t encountered those problems
It’s true that under the last regime there was loading difficulties but they seem to have been solved and the feedback is much...
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-04-2018
Replies: 166
Views: 4,380
Posted By Michael Markey
Erik The thread is about the Flickr price...

Erik

The thread is about the Flickr price increase and I was suggesting it was reasonable.

Michael
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-04-2018
Replies: 166
Views: 4,380
Posted By Michael Markey
I can't understand what the fuss is about. We`re...

I can't understand what the fuss is about.
We`re on a forum discussing five grand cameras and lenses and all Flickr wants is thirty eight quid a year for what is a bloody good service .

I think its...
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 11-04-2018
Replies: 1,497
Views: 94,991
Posted By Michael Markey
http://farm2.staticflickr.com/1927/43723887130_324...

http://farm2.staticflickr.com/1927/43723887130_32407dc0a5_c.jpg
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-03-2018
Replies: 166
Views: 4,380
Posted By Michael Markey
The community on here …. we post (a wider) range...

The community on here …. we post (a wider) range of pictures on Flickr too.
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-02-2018
Replies: 166
Views: 4,380
Posted By Michael Markey
Must admit I never considered Flickr for...

Must admit I never considered Flickr for storage.
I do that on hard disks.

For me its for sharing but primarily for the community .
I`m on Ipernity (which is a dud as far as I`m concerned ) and also...
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-01-2018
Replies: 166
Views: 4,380
Posted By Michael Markey
I stopped being a pro user years ago and find the...

I stopped being a pro user years ago and find the current free account just fine for my purposes.
I’ve tried other sites but non have the community feel that Flickr has .
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 10-31-2018
Replies: 6
Views: 358
Posted By Michael Markey
Ah …. thanks Nigel …. yes its a hood I`m looking...

Ah …. thanks Nigel …. yes its a hood I`m looking for.
I`ve bookmarked West Yorkshire .
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 10-31-2018
Replies: 6
Views: 358
Posted By Michael Markey
Looking myself for a 35 Elmar and just missed one...

Looking myself for a 35 Elmar and just missed one at Collectable Cameras .
You have to be quick for this screw mount stuff :)
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-30-2018
Replies: 566
Red
Views: 134,935
Posted By Michael Markey
http://farm2.staticflickr.com/1909/45630194961_79b...

http://farm2.staticflickr.com/1909/45630194961_79b4f03c81_b.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-30-2018
Replies: 566
Red
Views: 134,935
Posted By Michael Markey
http://farm2.staticflickr.com/1901/45579673232_7d3...

http://farm2.staticflickr.com/1901/45579673232_7d312fd08a_c.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-30-2018
Replies: 566
Red
Views: 134,935
Posted By Michael Markey
http://farm2.staticflickr.com/1940/31757883418_8bc...

http://farm2.staticflickr.com/1940/31757883418_8bc481dc98_c.jpg
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 10-30-2018
Replies: 445
Views: 13,102
Posted By Michael Markey
I have trouble with clusters of back buttons on...

I have trouble with clusters of back buttons on my two Sony cams to the extent that at least once in a shoot I`ll have unintentionally changed some parameter.

I never have that trouble with my 5D3...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 10-29-2018
Replies: 1
Views: 334
Posted By Michael Markey
Def worth seeing …. lets hope that they do it...

Def worth seeing …. lets hope that they do it justice.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-29-2018
Replies: 1,279
Views: 334,203
Posted By Michael Markey
http://farm2.staticflickr.com/1942/31751087268_4bd...

http://farm2.staticflickr.com/1942/31751087268_4bd174f134_c.jpg
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 10-27-2018
Replies: 422
Views: 78,413
Posted By Michael Markey
Nice shots Robert but had to smile. I handle them...

Nice shots Robert but had to smile.
I handle them every day but never think about photographing them :)
Here in the UK though we tend to use black wrapping.
The white looks very photogenic .
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 10-27-2018
Replies: 445
Views: 13,102
Posted By Michael Markey
That`s very disappointing Phil. To actually speak...

That`s very disappointing Phil.
To actually speak to Dr Kauffman and be brushed off like that with no attempt to sympathise/apologise but instead to make light of your predicament.
That speaks to a...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-26-2018
Replies: 670
Views: 83,890
Posted By Michael Markey
http://farm2.staticflickr.com/1939/44534655455_119...

http://farm2.staticflickr.com/1939/44534655455_1192ed7ea8_c.jpg
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 10-25-2018
Replies: 445
Views: 13,102
Posted By Michael Markey
I`m sure somebody is working on that at this very...

I`m sure somebody is working on that at this very moment ...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-24-2018
Replies: 29
Views: 1,088
Posted By Michael Markey
You`re very lucky that your subject matter allows...

You`re very lucky that your subject matter allows you to do that.
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-20-2018
Replies: 29
Views: 1,088
Posted By Michael Markey
Use an A7r2 with Leica lenses so clearly manual...

Use an A7r2 with Leica lenses so clearly manual focus but mostly shoot non static subjects so then its a Canon DSLR .
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 10-20-2018
Replies: 445
Views: 13,102
Posted By Michael Markey
You `aint on your own in that opinion Keith. It`s...

You `aint on your own in that opinion Keith.
It`s been treated with derision elsewhere especially given the fact that their after service would be more deserving of some investment.

It only goes to...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-19-2018
Replies: 258
Views: 35,542
Posted By Michael Markey
Thank you Benjamin ….

Thank you Benjamin ….
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 10-19-2018
Replies: 445
Views: 13,102
Posted By Michael Markey
Yes … short sighted of them not to do so. I`ve...

Yes … short sighted of them not to do so.
I`ve followed the saga over the years sufficiently to convince me never to buy one .
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 10-18-2018
Replies: 445
Views: 13,102
Posted By Michael Markey
Well yes ...

Well yes ...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 10-16-2018
Replies: 45
Views: 1,747
Posted By Michael Markey
1955 M3 ,196O M2 and 1969 M4 … can`t see any...

1955 M3 ,196O M2 and 1969 M4 … can`t see any difference in build quality between any of them or any meaningful difference in operation.

They are all well built simple film cameras.
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 10-16-2018
Replies: 77
Views: 2,774
Posted By Michael Markey
I don`t shoot a lot of film these days because of...

I don`t shoot a lot of film these days because of subject matter but I have three film M bodies an MX and Pentax SL.
I`ll be taking the MX out tomorrow loaded with Portra 400 and a Pentax 50/1.2...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-14-2018
Replies: 375
Views: 52,008
Posted By Michael Markey
Thanks . Oh , he hit the deck and then got...

Thanks .
Oh , he hit the deck and then got clobbered by the horse behind him.
Ok though … happens frequently going cross country .
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-14-2018
Replies: 258
Views: 35,542
Posted By Michael Markey
Wow …. I`ve owned the 100/2.8 a few times over...

Wow …. I`ve owned the 100/2.8 a few times over the years but only ever used it with film.
Forum: Travel 10-13-2018
Replies: 32
Views: 914
Posted By Michael Markey
I was looking at those the other day myself but...

I was looking at those the other day myself but the reviews were anything but encouraging.

It didn`t seem like a very reliable product.
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 10-11-2018
Replies: 52
Views: 1,680
Posted By Michael Markey
Agreed but sometimes I have to. All primes for me...

Agreed but sometimes I have to.
All primes for me except one Canon 70-200/2.8 when I`m covering a course of jumps for horses.

I did however cover a course today with a prime but it would have been a...
Forum: Digital Compacts 10-09-2018
Replies: 1,158
Views: 234,022
Posted By Michael Markey
http://farm2.staticflickr.com/1963/30241483727_da1...

http://farm2.staticflickr.com/1963/30241483727_da16e9d7d0_c.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-09-2018
Replies: 1,501
Views: 193,925
Posted By Michael Markey
No problem …. you do what`s best for you. I`d...

No problem …. you do what`s best for you.
I`d feel exactly the same .
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-09-2018
Replies: 375
Views: 52,008
Posted By Michael Markey
http://farm2.staticflickr.com/1962/45159037092_8f3...

http://farm2.staticflickr.com/1962/45159037092_8f3c9d1ed2_c.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-08-2018
Replies: 1,501
Views: 193,925
Posted By Michael Markey
I`m so sorry to hear that ….

I`m so sorry to hear that ….
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 10-08-2018
Replies: 92
Views: 3,079
Posted By Michael Markey
Hi Juergen I rarely print and if I do I send out...

Hi Juergen

I rarely print and if I do I send out to Ilford.
A good 80% of what I do is for other people anyway and is always digital sports stuff , my film usage these days is low.

The Epson is a...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 10-07-2018
Replies: 92
Views: 3,079
Posted By Michael Markey
Yes just 35mm film. It`s good enough for me and a...

Yes just 35mm film.
It`s good enough for me and a marked improvement over the V600.
Very happy with it although it isn`t heavily used these days.


I did look at Plustek but can`t recall why I...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 10-06-2018
Replies: 92
Views: 3,079
Posted By Michael Markey
I`ve just replaced my Epson V600 with an 850 and...

I`ve just replaced my Epson V600 with an 850 and couldn`t be more pleased.
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-04-2018
Replies: 72
Views: 2,500
Posted By Michael Markey
Now that’s interesting Peter ... I’ve often been...

Now that’s interesting Peter ... I’ve often been tempted.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 10-04-2018
Replies: 21
Views: 1,026
Posted By Michael Markey
That`s probably the best advice . I`m certainly...

That`s probably the best advice .
I`m certainly interested in the CL but at the moment I use my Leica and Canon glass on an A7S and A7R2 .
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-04-2018
Replies: 72
Views: 2,500
Posted By Michael Markey
I`m not sure that I really regret buying...

I`m not sure that I really regret buying anything.
I wish I hadn't spent the money only to find out that whatever it was didn`t work for me.
That`s the price of experience I guess.
What I did learn...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-02-2018
Replies: 939
Views: 187,369
Posted By Michael Markey
http://farm2.staticflickr.com/1767/43005096501_785...

http://farm2.staticflickr.com/1767/43005096501_785f5bb098_c.jpg
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-02-2018
Replies: 89
Views: 3,832
Posted By Michael Markey
This thread has prompted me to dig up and old...

This thread has prompted me to dig up and old shot of my Spotmactic and lenses .
From what I recall there was a 50/1.4 which was yellowing , a 35 (I think) and a 150 with an numbered inscription on...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-02-2018
Replies: 96
Views: 1,735
Posted By Michael Markey
Whaaaa :)

Whaaaa :)
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-02-2018
Replies: 60
Views: 4,609
Posted By Michael Markey
Well there do seem to be more amateur/pros...

Well there do seem to be more amateur/pros around, at least in the UK from what I see.
Their aesthetics are pretty much the same as the clubs and conform to what the poster found in the gallery.

I...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-02-2018
Replies: 60
Views: 4,609
Posted By Michael Markey
Short answer in general no … although when we...

Short answer in general no … although when we have a village exhibition the public will offer to buy prints.

Their primary goal is to do well in the competitions and gain points and accolades both...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-02-2018
Replies: 60
Views: 4,609
Posted By Michael Markey
I've mentioned this before, I know, but UK...

I've mentioned this before, I know, but UK photography is firmly in the grip of the regional and local photographic organisations whose primary activity is to hold regular competitions.

Most (all)...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-02-2018
Replies: 375
Views: 52,008
Posted By Michael Markey
http://farm2.staticflickr.com/1952/45007032082_2e3...

http://farm2.staticflickr.com/1952/45007032082_2e3e5c0ac5_c.jpg
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-02-2018
Replies: 96
Views: 1,735
Posted By Michael Markey
I`m shocked . Grooming standards have clearly...

I`m shocked .
Grooming standards have clearly slipped on here over the years .
Myself I always make sure that I`ve had a shave and wear a collar and tie before I post on this forum. :)
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-01-2018
Replies: 96
Views: 1,735
Posted By Michael Markey
Had a short one …. well face hair …. in the...

Had a short one …. well face hair …. in the `80`s but wouldn`t have one again.
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-01-2018
Replies: 55
Views: 1,773
Posted By Michael Markey
Me too Monz ...

Me too Monz ...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-01-2018
Replies: 375
Views: 52,008
Posted By Michael Markey
A7R2 35mm...

A7R2 35mm Elmar


http://farm2.staticflickr.com/1963/44978088632_911eeb70e8_c.jpg
Forum: Travel 09-29-2018
Replies: 48
Views: 2,442
Posted By Michael Markey
Sounds like you both had a lovely time …. apart...

Sounds like you both had a lovely time …. apart from the X70 :(
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-28-2018
Replies: 5
Views: 535
Posted By Michael Markey
No ... understandable but at the same time...

No ... understandable but at the same time awkward.
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 09-28-2018
Replies: 75
Views: 3,093
Posted By Michael Markey
My first camera was a Zenit E … considered...

My first camera was a Zenit E … considered pretty fancy back in the `70`s :)
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 09-28-2018
Replies: 19
Views: 1,308
Posted By Michael Markey
They`ve posted a very positive message on FB...

They`ve posted a very positive message on FB saying that its not going to break them and they`ve dusted themselves off and its business as usual.
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