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Forum: RFF News 07-20-2018
Replies: 66
Views: 7,870
Posted By Tonkatsu-Dog
I think here in Japan there is also an upper cap...

I think here in Japan there is also an upper cap on medical spending out of pocket based on your income that kicks in and you don't have to pay more. (Fortunately I have not had to use it...)
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-10-2017
Replies: 38
Views: 2,373
Posted By Tonkatsu-Dog
wow so many responses, thanks all! Since I am...

wow so many responses, thanks all!

Since I am dreaming the dream is a silver chrome MP I think. Even if I got an M6 classic I fear I'd be lusting for an MP later on anyway. At first I thought...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 12-09-2017
Replies: 5
Views: 1,226
Posted By Tonkatsu-Dog
Thanks for advice all, that link to how to break...

Thanks for advice all, that link to how to break it open really helped. Actually a lot easier than I though. Gave the glass inside a wipedown.

Testing to scan now a roll, I can see the same line...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-08-2017
Replies: 38
Views: 2,373
Posted By Tonkatsu-Dog
M6 vs. MP ??

As we are getting close to x-mas its a good time to dream of the next camera to get.

For a long time I've lusted for a M6 classic silver chrome to go with my M4-2. I love my M4-2 but I also want a...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-06-2017
Replies: 4,569
Views: 1,304,111
Posted By Tonkatsu-Dog
bit late to comment, but this one is seriously...

bit late to comment, but this one is seriously good
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-02-2017
Replies: 384
Views: 30,039
Posted By Tonkatsu-Dog
Here is Tokyo on a grey...

Here is Tokyo on a grey day
https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4584/24912413498_028113b60f_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/DXqCAE)IlfordHp5plus- (21) (https://flic.kr/p/DXqCAE) by Tonkatsudog...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 11-28-2017
Replies: 5
Views: 1,226
Posted By Tonkatsu-Dog
ok, tried to clean the outside of the glass both...

ok, tried to clean the outside of the glass both on the top and bottom and it doesn't help. Cleaning it from the inside, this is the bottom glass you mean? I guess I have to pry it open or something...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 11-27-2017
Replies: 5
Views: 1,226
Posted By Tonkatsu-Dog
Epson V550 scanner vertical line?

Hello all scanner experts,

My Epson V550 scanner has a problem. It creates a vertical line in most color photos... pls see below example. (B&W is OK)

Any ideas of what this is? Can I fix it with a...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-15-2017
Replies: 3,587
Views: 908,764
Posted By Tonkatsu-Dog
Out and about in...

Out and about in yokohama

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4342/37051751056_329cef1f52_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/Ys8UJ5)Fuiji Industrial 400 (20) (https://flic.kr/p/Ys8UJ5) by Tonkatsudog...
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 09-07-2017
Replies: 595
Views: 72,943
Posted By Tonkatsu-Dog
Here is one from this summer in Yokohama, a warm...

Here is one from this summer in Yokohama, a warm evening by the oceanfront. Taken with a Leica M4-2, Summicron 35mm using Fuji industrial...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-03-2017
Replies: 3,587
Views: 908,764
Posted By Tonkatsu-Dog
Rome Police

Here's a shot of a Roman police close to St Peter's sq

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4429/36350156475_d513c71e84_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/Xo946M)Ilford Fp4 Rom dag 2 - (18)...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-21-2017
Replies: 2,578
Views: 494,183
Posted By Tonkatsu-Dog
Shot from Travestere in Rome...

Shot from Travestere in Rome

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4297/35893757192_bc9c963d96_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/WFNTuC)Kodak tri-x Rom dag 2 - (21) (https://flic.kr/p/WFNTuC) by Tonkatsudog...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-14-2017
Replies: 2,578
Views: 494,183
Posted By Tonkatsu-Dog
Ilford FP4+ taken inside Pantheon in...

Ilford FP4+ taken inside Pantheon in Rome

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4234/35877340245_d352a5591c_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/WEmKiP)Ilford Fp4 Rom dag 2 - (21) (https://flic.kr/p/WEmKiP) by...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-13-2017
Replies: 178
Views: 44,235
Posted By Tonkatsu-Dog
Its a beauty! On that PID, there are 2 more...

Its a beauty! On that PID, there are 2 more things you can deduct from the last 4 numbers. 480426-5736. 57 gives the administrative province where the person was born, in this case its Älvsborgs län....
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-13-2017
Replies: 23
Views: 3,114
Posted By Tonkatsu-Dog
I like your stuff, i've shot some portra 400...

I like your stuff, i've shot some portra 400 also, but I am still learning how to get the scans where I want them to be. Hence I don't have much to share and i don't think its edgier than yours but...
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-16-2016
Replies: 3,036
Views: 735,241
Posted By Tonkatsu-Dog
https://c8.staticflickr.com/6/5585/30895681855_cf9...

https://c8.staticflickr.com/6/5585/30895681855_cf96395bcd_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/P59rPV)Kodak TX400 - 009 (https://flic.kr/p/P59rPV) by Tonkatsudog (https://www.flickr.com/photos/h0lidays1/), on...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-26-2016
Replies: 3,036
Views: 735,241
Posted By Tonkatsu-Dog
Yes this is nice. Here are a couple taken with...

Yes this is nice.

Here are a couple taken with some old Kodak Ektachrome 100. Its expired since many years, I think it looks nice but I am not sure if the old age has affected it or not as I never...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-22-2016
Replies: 2,578
Views: 494,183
Posted By Tonkatsu-Dog
Here is some tri-x on a foggy...

Here is some tri-x on a foggy day

https://c3.staticflickr.com/6/5567/30451091626_18f9380979_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/NoRND9)Kodak TX400016 (https://flic.kr/p/NoRND9) by Tonkatsudog...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-07-2016
Replies: 3,587
Views: 908,764
Posted By Tonkatsu-Dog
Here is one from Takao san in the mist this...

Here is one from Takao san in the mist this summer.

https://c6.staticflickr.com/6/5828/30169326445_443ff706e4_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/MXXFEM)Fuji Industrial 400 - 021 (https://flic.kr/p/MXXFEM) by...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-05-2016
Replies: 3,190
Views: 558,301
Posted By Tonkatsu-Dog
Last light of a Saturday evening, a sudden rain...

Last light of a Saturday evening, a sudden rain shower and about to close shop for the day.

Technically taken from an out door bar..

https://c6.staticflickr.com/6/5082/30047639901_44ee7af6cd_b.jpg...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-02-2016
Replies: 6
Views: 1,479
Posted By Tonkatsu-Dog
thanks Gabor and Jon. I went by Leica in Ginza...

thanks Gabor and Jon.

I went by Leica in Ginza but the repair section was closed for the WE. Will try again later.

Yes big question is how much to sink into the camera. But given that I want to...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-02-2016
Replies: 479
Views: 36,881
Posted By Tonkatsu-Dog
Her hand on his leg in a bar on a Saturday night...

Her hand on his leg in a bar on a Saturday night but still the smartphone is more interesting

https://c3.staticflickr.com/6/5276/29948644762_071148e85e_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/MCsCGb)
Kodak tx Aug...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-02-2016
Replies: 479
Views: 36,881
Posted By Tonkatsu-Dog
this is great, thanks for sharing

this is great, thanks for sharing
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-30-2016
Replies: 6
Views: 1,479
Posted By Tonkatsu-Dog
Also I got the camera on the cheap side (for a...

Also I got the camera on the cheap side (for a Leica!) when buying it so was expecting some costs for CLA and repairs.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-30-2016
Replies: 6
Views: 1,479
Posted By Tonkatsu-Dog
Leica CLA and repair in Tokyo?

All,

I have an Leica M4-2 that I want CLA'd and some other work done on. Range finder patch flares in backlight situations ( more than it should, I hope CLA will help), flash sync speed isn't...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-30-2016
Replies: 3,190
Views: 558,301
Posted By Tonkatsu-Dog
Here is one from Shibuya back in August. Leica...

Here is one from Shibuya back in August. Leica M4-2 and summicron 35mm on delta 3200

https://c4.staticflickr.com/9/8498/29395618923_5e6e1c33d3_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/LMAenV)Ilford Delta 3.2K 16...
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-16-2016
Replies: 2,578
Views: 494,183
Posted By Tonkatsu-Dog
Here is one taken with Ilford delta 3200, just...

Here is one taken with Ilford delta 3200, just one test roll as too expensive to buy here in Tokyo. Looks like a date night in...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-13-2016
Replies: 288
Views: 50,514
Posted By Tonkatsu-Dog
Nice stuff here! Adding some...

Nice stuff here! Adding some myself.

https://c7.staticflickr.com/9/8345/29618758966_311be8f910_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/M8iT93)Rollei retro 400 -003 (https://flic.kr/p/M8iT93) by Tonkatsudog...
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-10-2016
Replies: 3,036
Views: 735,241
Posted By Tonkatsu-Dog
There is a night...

There is a night exposure!
https://c6.staticflickr.com/9/8464/29502999941_bdb1a2a067_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/LX5A1M)Kodak tri-x Aug 2016 - 019 (https://flic.kr/p/LX5A1M) by Tonkatsudog...
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-01-2016
Replies: 3,036
Views: 735,241
Posted By Tonkatsu-Dog
Agreed. Here is a shot of the famous Buddha in...

Agreed.

Here is a shot of the famous Buddha in Kamakura, taken with my Hasselblad and tri-x on a sunny day.

As a side note here is what Kipling had to say about that same...
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-19-2016
Replies: 3,036
Views: 735,241
Posted By Tonkatsu-Dog
great light capture there! Here is one from...

great light capture there!

Here is one from Japanese Alps earlier this summer
https://c2.staticflickr.com/9/8542/28467911593_2f7a0548e0_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/KnBuiX)Ilford Hp5 plus 400 - 016...
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-05-2016
Replies: 3,036
Views: 735,241
Posted By Tonkatsu-Dog
Not much action here so i'll post a few more to...

Not much action here so i'll post a few more to get things going. This is also with the Hasselblad and Ilford hp5+

https://c1.staticflickr.com/9/8883/28750202016_a26a566204_b.jpg...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-28-2016
Replies: 3,036
Views: 735,241
Posted By Tonkatsu-Dog
I just started with this medium format...

I just started with this medium format thing...

https://c7.staticflickr.com/9/8319/28574970926_4ee78d77ae_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/Kx5cjw)
120 Portra 160011 (https://flic.kr/p/Kx5cjw) by Tonkatsudog...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-28-2016
Replies: 7,432
Views: 3,788,822
Posted By Tonkatsu-Dog
Beautiful! Curious to hear what you think of the...

Beautiful! Curious to hear what you think of the new film. Great initiative by JCH!
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-28-2016
Replies: 3,587
Views: 908,764
Posted By Tonkatsu-Dog
Something from Yokohama during golden week. Taken...

Something from Yokohama during golden week. Taken with Leica M4-2 matched with a candaian 35mm sumicron on fomapan.

https://c7.staticflickr.com/9/8174/28574951206_9f7c0a59bb_b.jpg...
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 06-04-2016
Replies: 1,562
Views: 99,525
Posted By Tonkatsu-Dog
Here are a few from Yokohama last month. All with...

Here are a few from Yokohama last month. All with fomapan 400
https://c3.staticflickr.com/8/7331/26826098954_8963923dc2_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/GSwLBu)Fomapan 400 GW 2016 094...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-21-2016
Replies: 213
Views: 23,981
Posted By Tonkatsu-Dog
Here are a few digital shots from Golden Gai a...

Here are a few digital shots from Golden Gai a few weeks ago. We couldn't find the Photographers bar but I still woke up with a head ache the day after. All with Leica M240 and sumicron v3...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-18-2016
Replies: 213
Views: 23,981
Posted By Tonkatsu-Dog
Here are 3 from the cherry blossom earlier this...

Here are 3 from the cherry blossom earlier this year

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7247/26817628510_d85dd4de07_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/GRMmDm)kodak tri-x 400 - 003-Edit (https://flic.kr/p/GRMmDm)...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-13-2016
Replies: 2,578
Views: 494,183
Posted By Tonkatsu-Dog
Portra 400 here!...

Portra 400 here!

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7147/26714379770_c70db8ee5f_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/GGEboE)Kodak Portra 400 Mars 2016 -032 (https://flic.kr/p/GGEboE) by Tonkatsudog...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-13-2016
Replies: 601
Views: 51,417
Posted By Tonkatsu-Dog
This is a great shot - love it!

This is a great shot - love it!
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-10-2016
Replies: 2,578
Views: 494,183
Posted By Tonkatsu-Dog
Here is one taken with fomapan 400, Leica M4-2...

Here is one taken with fomapan 400, Leica M4-2 and an old sumicron 35mm

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7289/26818332872_b3ace8d1ab_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/GRQY2w)Fomapan 400 March 2016040...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-06-2016
Replies: 288
Views: 50,514
Posted By Tonkatsu-Dog
Here are a few taken around Tokyo with fomapan...

Here are a few taken around Tokyo with fomapan 400

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7308/26756803632_be09a60521_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/GLpBwy)Fomapan 400 March 2016016-Edit...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-14-2016
Replies: 3,190
Views: 558,301
Posted By Tonkatsu-Dog
Here are a few from Yokohama, that where very...

Here are a few from Yokohama, that where very underexposed!

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1582/26425054205_5c76be9c8a_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/Gg6iYR)Illford HP5-033-Edit (https://flic.kr/p/Gg6iYR)...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-07-2016
Replies: 1,186
Views: 335,586
Posted By Tonkatsu-Dog
Here are a few from CP+ in Yokohama. Leica m4-2,...

Here are a few from CP+ in Yokohama. Leica m4-2, summicron V2 and HP5+

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1443/25683868474_42ed23bf2b_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/F8Axhw)Illford HP5-004-Edit...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-07-2016
Replies: 4,569
Views: 1,304,111
Posted By Tonkatsu-Dog
Girl with...

Girl with camera!

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1600/26015852910_7c75b88c32_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/FCW3G7)Illford HP5-016-Edit (https://flic.kr/p/FCW3G7) by Tonkatsudog...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-29-2016
Replies: 3,587
Views: 908,764
Posted By Tonkatsu-Dog
Here are a couple from Roppongi, Tokyo and...

Here are a couple from Roppongi, Tokyo and Yokohama
https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1475/26065418156_9dc65ec345_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/FHj5Hj)Fuji Pro 400H -031 (https://flic.kr/p/FHj5Hj) by...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-22-2016
Replies: 213
Views: 23,981
Posted By Tonkatsu-Dog
Here are a couple more, from Yokohama China...

Here are a couple more, from Yokohama China town.

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1501/25889778761_63fed683f7_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/FrMTeT)Fuji Pro 400H -021 (https://flic.kr/p/FrMTeT) by...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-18-2016
Replies: 213
Views: 23,981
Posted By Tonkatsu-Dog
[QUOTEby Gabor Samjeske...

[QUOTEby Gabor Samjeske (https://www.flickr.com/photos/maddoc2003jp/), on Flickr[/QUOTE]

Nice one!

Here are a couple from Yokohama
https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1625/25760629312_4b150e52b0_b.jpg...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-11-2016
Replies: 1,186
Views: 335,586
Posted By Tonkatsu-Dog
Here are a few from Ginza in Tokyo. It was rainy...

Here are a few from Ginza in Tokyo. It was rainy day so many umbrellas to capture! taken with my "new" summicron 35 mm v3, Leica M4-2 and Fuji color...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-08-2016
Replies: 19
Views: 3,949
Posted By Tonkatsu-Dog
For what it's worth the Ilford booth had all...

For what it's worth the Ilford booth had all their film line including oriental seagull at cp+ camera fair in Yokohama last week.
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 03-02-2016
Replies: 12
Views: 2,305
Posted By Tonkatsu-Dog
This wasn't supposed to be another thread on...

This wasn't supposed to be another thread on what's good or bad. It's to discuss if technological evolution of the medium has had an impact.
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 03-02-2016
Replies: 12
Views: 2,305
Posted By Tonkatsu-Dog
Bokeh today

So I had a thought on Bokeh and want to hear what ppl think.

Many today think Bokeh is overused and overrated. Basically some people with too much money for fast lenses and too little talent to do...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-28-2016
Replies: 213
Views: 23,981
Posted By Tonkatsu-Dog
Here are a couple more, taken between Shibuya and...

Here are a couple more, taken between Shibuya and Setagaya I think it was

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1459/25316279336_afe5e1df35_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/Ez7xQL)Sky Hall...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-26-2016
Replies: 213
Views: 23,981
Posted By Tonkatsu-Dog
A bit slow here now, I hope people didn't run out...

A bit slow here now, I hope people didn't run out of shots to share. Here are a couple from Harajuku a while ago. Visited he Daido Morayam show...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-26-2016
Replies: 21
Views: 1,343
Posted By Tonkatsu-Dog
Thanks all, i'll start with a yellow one if I can...

Thanks all, i'll start with a yellow one if I can get my hands on one. I do scan my negatives so I can apply quite a lot in lightroom. But would prefer to do when taking instead. Yes realise filters...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-21-2016
Replies: 21
Views: 1,343
Posted By Tonkatsu-Dog
Filters for B&W?

Hello all,

I am quite new to B&W film. So far I haven't used any filters but I am thinking of getting an yellow or an orange one. Is it worth it? Are people using it?

I would get it for my 'new'...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 02-21-2016
Replies: 11
Views: 2,363
Posted By Tonkatsu-Dog
Fina grejer och fotografi! I'm also lusting for...

Fina grejer och fotografi! I'm also lusting for an M6, one of these days I will get one. It will drive my wife crazy...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-21-2016
Replies: 213
Views: 23,981
Posted By Tonkatsu-Dog
Another one from Shibuya, neon lights look good...

Another one from Shibuya, neon lights look good on film. Taken with Portra 800

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1471/24541427143_c2e795c7a1_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/DoDehc)Kodak Portra 800 -15 Nov034...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-19-2016
Replies: 213
Views: 23,981
Posted By Tonkatsu-Dog
Kicking off the weekend with a few more shots!...

Kicking off the weekend with a few more shots! Both taken in Shibuya.

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1536/24758960789_ca98004fbe_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/DHS9si)Kodak Portra 800 -15 Nov028...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-12-2016
Replies: 213
Views: 23,981
Posted By Tonkatsu-Dog
Harajuku and...

Harajuku and Shibuya

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1661/24976551715_77e56d9fca_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/E46mDZ)Kodak Portra 800 -15 Nov020 (https://flic.kr/p/E46mDZ) by Tonkatsudog...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-09-2016
Replies: 213
Views: 23,981
Posted By Tonkatsu-Dog
Here are a few more from Tokyo. Old man was happy...

Here are a few more from Tokyo. Old man was happy enough to be on a photo but he didn't look very mobile so facing the sun it was!

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1571/24547465319_a2d929cd15_b.jpg...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-07-2016
Replies: 213
Views: 23,981
Posted By Tonkatsu-Dog
Yes correct, idea was Japan with emphasis on...

Yes correct, idea was Japan with emphasis on Tokyo. Anything Japan goes!
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-05-2016
Replies: 213
Views: 23,981
Posted By Tonkatsu-Dog
Thanks for posting so much great things here,...

Thanks for posting so much great things here, really happy to see how the thread has taken off. Please continue!

Here are a 3 more from me. Leica M4-2 and 35mm summarit using portra...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-02-2016
Replies: 213
Views: 23,981
Posted By Tonkatsu-Dog
My favourite on the thread so far, thanks for...

My favourite on the thread so far, thanks for sharing
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-31-2016
Replies: 213
Views: 23,981
Posted By Tonkatsu-Dog
Here are two more, kodak Portra 160 this...

Here are two more, kodak Portra 160 this time.

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1577/24610183332_5561c38f8c_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/DuHC6J)Kodak Portra 160 -15 Nov003 (https://flic.kr/p/DuHC6J) by...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-31-2016
Replies: 213
Views: 23,981
Posted By Tonkatsu-Dog
Some great stuff coming on this thread today. I...

Some great stuff coming on this thread today. I love this one! The light leak really worked in your favour on this one!
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-30-2016
Replies: 213
Views: 23,981
Posted By Tonkatsu-Dog
I was thinking of picking up a TLR but never even...

I was thinking of picking up a TLR but never even heard of Alpenflex! Great shots and thanks for sharing.

Here are 2 B&W from Harajuku.. free hugs for everyone!

Leica M4-2 Summarit 35 using Fuji...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-29-2016
Replies: 213
Views: 23,981
Posted By Tonkatsu-Dog
Thanks for sharing. Great to see some medium...

Thanks for sharing. Great to see some medium format photos from Japan. I am sure there must be more out there.

I hope you enjoyed some gyoza in Ustunomiya also!
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-27-2016
Replies: 213
Views: 23,981
Posted By Tonkatsu-Dog
And here are a few more from me! Leica M4-2...

And here are a few more from me! Leica M4-2 across all of them

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1678/24277286019_bd681252e3_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/CZirjT)Fuji Across 100 2015 Nov029-Edit...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-27-2016
Replies: 213
Views: 23,981
Posted By Tonkatsu-Dog
Thanks for sharing - really like this one!

Thanks for sharing - really like this one!
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-25-2016
Replies: 213
Views: 23,981
Posted By Tonkatsu-Dog
Wow what a response on this thread and so many...

Wow what a response on this thread and so many great shots! Thanks for sharing all.



Yes, let's try to plan something in February! I have been so busy with travel and visitors over last few months...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-22-2016
Replies: 213
Views: 23,981
Posted By Tonkatsu-Dog
Wow ! Really good response on this thread and a...

Wow ! Really good response on this thread and a lot of great pictures! Let's keep them coming!

Below are 3 more taken with acros 100 back in November. A dressed up pig? Wy...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-21-2016
Replies: 213
Views: 23,981
Posted By Tonkatsu-Dog
Tokyo, Japan

Thought I'd start a thread for pictures taken in Tokyo or Japan. Film, digital, B&W, colour, anything goes.

Here are 3 to kick it off

2 first are film and taken during RF meet in October, the last...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-20-2016
Replies: 4,569
Views: 1,304,111
Posted By Tonkatsu-Dog
From the RF Tokyo meet up in October, this very...

From the RF Tokyo meet up in October, this very fashionable lad sat next to our table.

used Leica M4-2, 35mm Summarit with Kodak TX...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-04-2016
Replies: 3,025
Views: 480,520
Posted By Tonkatsu-Dog
Here are a couple from the New years weekend....

Here are a couple from the New years weekend. Went on a road trip, all taken with a M340 and a summit 2.5 35mm

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1663/23541550834_22bf94f1a5_b.jpg...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-28-2015
Replies: 2,578
Views: 494,183
Posted By Tonkatsu-Dog
Great stuff on this thread Margus and...

Great stuff on this thread Margus and DanskDynamit.

Here is one from our Tokyo RF meet up in October. Leica M4-2 Summarit 35 and Kodak...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-19-2015
Replies: 2,578
Views: 494,183
Posted By Tonkatsu-Dog
Leica M4-2, summarit 35, Kodak TX...

Leica M4-2, summarit 35, Kodak TX 400

https://farm1.staticflickr.com/693/23763558181_2ae59a1b21_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/CcUrWn)Kodak TX 400 October 201007-Edit (https://flic.kr/p/CcUrWn) by...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-14-2015
Replies: 4,569
Views: 1,304,111
Posted By Tonkatsu-Dog
Leica M4-3, Summarit 35mm using Portra 400....

Leica M4-3, Summarit 35mm using Portra 400.

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5654/23587273902_272408c359_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/BWjWLf)Portra 400 October -15028 (https://flic.kr/p/BWjWLf) by...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-06-2015
Replies: 2,578
Views: 494,183
Posted By Tonkatsu-Dog
Leica M4-2 + Summilux 50mm and Portra 400. First...

Leica M4-2 + Summilux 50mm and Portra 400. First sign of autumn up in the mountains a few months ago.

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5719/23535165016_8aeb2855c0_b.jpg...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-01-2015
Replies: 288
Views: 50,514
Posted By Tonkatsu-Dog
Getting dark in the evening - sunset colours...

Getting dark in the evening - sunset colours doesn't show on BW

https://farm1.staticflickr.com/658/23183090576_341ae1742b_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/BjBp9d)Ilford Delta 400 - 027-Edit...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-01-2015
Replies: 3,587
Views: 908,764
Posted By Tonkatsu-Dog
Bus...

Bus stop

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5681/23418737706_0553f9eba3_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/BFr9PL)delta 100026-Edit (https://flic.kr/p/BFr9PL) by H0lidays1...
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 12-01-2015
Replies: 1,562
Views: 99,525
Posted By Tonkatsu-Dog
I don't know why but my scanner decided to crop...

I don't know why but my scanner decided to crop this one like this. I ended up keeping it as is.

https://farm1.staticflickr.com/781/22817753733_ab3d592339_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/ALjXe8)delta...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-19-2015
Replies: 35
Views: 6,676
Posted By Tonkatsu-Dog
great stuff - thanks for sharing

great stuff - thanks for sharing
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-06-2015
Replies: 2,578
Views: 494,183
Posted By Tonkatsu-Dog
https://farm1.staticflickr.com/766/22204082674_0c3...

https://farm1.staticflickr.com/766/22204082674_0c33e17387_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/zQ6JcC)Ilford Delta 400 - 015-Edit (https://flic.kr/p/zQ6JcC) by H0lidays1...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-04-2015
Replies: 3,587
Views: 908,764
Posted By Tonkatsu-Dog
Here are a couple taken with Ilford Delta 400....

Here are a couple taken with Ilford Delta 400. Someone asking the direction and a TV.

https://farm1.staticflickr.com/732/22754804986_43e450e728_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/AELjKU)Ilford Delta 400 -...
Forum: Travel 11-04-2015
Replies: 17
Views: 2,213
Posted By Tonkatsu-Dog
Great stuff - thanks for sharing. Have you been...

Great stuff - thanks for sharing.

Have you been to Saigon also? I hear it is very different from Hanoi. I've been there but never to Hanoi so I can't compare.
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-31-2015
Replies: 2,578
Views: 494,183
Posted By Tonkatsu-Dog
[QUOTE=mfogiel;2545757]M7, Summicron 35 Good...

[QUOTE=mfogiel;2545757]M7, Summicron 35

Good stuff.

This is different - taken by mistake when loading a new roll of delta 400. Very random...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 10-25-2015
Replies: 576
Views: 145,226
Posted By Tonkatsu-Dog
Leica M4-2 with a summit 35mm and fujifilm neopan...

Leica M4-2 with a summit 35mm and fujifilm neopan acros 100

https://farm1.staticflickr.com/655/22447966722_89e6008563_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/AcDGr1)Acros 100 - 035 (https://flic.kr/p/AcDGr1) by...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-24-2015
Replies: 3,587
Views: 908,764
Posted By Tonkatsu-Dog
https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5644/22246427798_41...

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5644/22246427798_41fb17e137_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/zTQKVY)Acros 100 - 026 (https://flic.kr/p/zTQKVY) by H0lidays1 (https://www.flickr.com/photos/h0lidays1/), on...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-20-2015
Replies: 3,587
Views: 908,764
Posted By Tonkatsu-Dog
Here is something for the...

Here is something for the autumn.

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5817/22318033602_05b1110f29_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/A1aKQN)Acros 100 - 019 (https://flic.kr/p/A1aKQN) by H0lidays1...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-20-2015
Replies: 384
Views: 30,039
Posted By Tonkatsu-Dog
Tokyo is old and new at the same time! This is an...

Tokyo is old and new at the same time! This is an pre combini era convenience store still operating around Ueno

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5654/22318039632_2ae72b3c59_b.jpg...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-15-2015
Replies: 2,578
Views: 494,183
Posted By Tonkatsu-Dog
Fujifilm Neopan 100...

Fujifilm Neopan 100 Acros
https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5631/22152428532_bc90ccf081_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/zKwZdY)Acros 100 - 017-Edit (https://flic.kr/p/zKwZdY) by H0lidays1...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 10-15-2015
Replies: 143
Views: 42,292
Posted By Tonkatsu-Dog
Ha! Took me a while to connect, my 240 jams...

Ha! Took me a while to connect, my 240 jams sometimes and I miss a shot here and there... Luckily it's only a camera..
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-13-2015
Replies: 2,578
Views: 494,183
Posted By Tonkatsu-Dog
Here is one using Fujifilm Neopan 100 Acros +...

Here is one using Fujifilm Neopan 100 Acros + Leica M4-2 and Summarit F2.5 35mm

https://farm1.staticflickr.com/635/22146285821_7a01bbcb38_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/zJZvda)Acros 100 - 007-Edit...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-11-2015
Replies: 5,543
Views: 490,243
Posted By Tonkatsu-Dog
From Izu peninsula about 2-3 hours outside Tokyo....

From Izu peninsula about 2-3 hours outside Tokyo. Velvia 100, leica M4-2 Summarit 35mm F/2.5

https://farm1.staticflickr.com/648/21902071828_8b81bbee5a_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/znpQU5)Veliva 100 -...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-11-2015
Replies: 3,036
Views: 735,241
Posted By Tonkatsu-Dog
Great shots, thanks for sharing

Great shots, thanks for sharing
Forum: Chris Crawford 10-11-2015
Replies: 2,548
Views: 368,605
Posted By Tonkatsu-Dog
We are almost the same age and your son is on the...

We are almost the same age and your son is on the verge of becoming an grown man whilst my daughter was just born last year!

Anyway - thats a great portrait and also a very nice thread going on...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-09-2015
Replies: 5,543
Views: 490,243
Posted By Tonkatsu-Dog
Here are some Velvia shots. I am all new to film...

Here are some Velvia shots. I am all new to film and I have to say I prefer Ektar as in my shot a few posts ago... or maybe its just the slight under exposure I am...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-09-2015
Replies: 2,578
Views: 494,183
Posted By Tonkatsu-Dog
Velvia 100, Leica M4-2 and summarit 35mm...

Velvia 100, Leica M4-2 and summarit 35mm 2.5

https://farm1.staticflickr.com/664/21866101679_2553db5fce_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/zjeue6)Veliva 100 - 004 (https://flic.kr/p/zjeue6) by H0lidays1...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-07-2015
Replies: 5,543
Views: 490,243
Posted By Tonkatsu-Dog
yeah! What are you on? Actually what am I on...

yeah! What are you on? Actually what am I on seeing that colourful shot? Here is something less spaced out

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5628/21966420545_bac1dcec85_b.jpg...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-07-2015
Replies: 320
Views: 37,624
Posted By Tonkatsu-Dog
https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5758/21744292018_ac...

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5758/21744292018_ac4218a83c_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/z8tbsw)Ektar 1oo Sep 2015020 (https://flic.kr/p/z8tbsw) by H0lidays1 (https://www.flickr.com/photos/h0lidays1/), on...
Forum: Photo Software 10-05-2015
Replies: 14
Views: 2,249
Posted By Tonkatsu-Dog
Same here I created my own ones for different...

Same here I created my own ones for different lenses and cameras. They do enhance processing speed a lot. I bulk adjust and then make minor adjustments on top of individual shots as needed after...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-04-2015
Replies: 21
Views: 2,668
Posted By Tonkatsu-Dog
So i have had a few rolls trough the camera by...

So i have had a few rolls trough the camera by now. A very fun experience to shoot with and very inspiring.

i tried both color and B/W. I also got a epson flatbed scanner... so there has been a lot...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-03-2015
Replies: 39
Views: 2,706
Posted By Tonkatsu-Dog
I happend to stumble across this in Hong Kong a...

I happend to stumble across this in Hong Kong a couple of years ago with my Ricoh GR.

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5523/13427260764_88b33ef62d_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/mswdPW)Hong Kong...
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 09-30-2015
Replies: 225
Views: 23,729
Posted By Tonkatsu-Dog
This is great. And agree with you a lot of very...

This is great. And agree with you a lot of very good shots on this thread!
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 09-30-2015
Replies: 225
Views: 23,729
Posted By Tonkatsu-Dog
Semrich - great stuff! All 3 of them!

Semrich - great stuff! All 3 of them!
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-21-2015
Replies: 134
Views: 13,630
Posted By Tonkatsu-Dog
I guess this will be amongst the last for this...

I guess this will be amongst the last for this summer - local festival where I live

https://farm1.staticflickr.com/598/20976494193_289d80c4e2_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/xXC1UZ)R0010016...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 09-15-2015
Replies: 13
Views: 8,817
Posted By Tonkatsu-Dog
All, Thank you very much for the advice on this....

All,

Thank you very much for the advice on this. I ended up shooting without a flash as I just didn't have time to source a new one.

The event was over two working days with night activities and...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-11-2015
Replies: 3,587
Views: 908,764
Posted By Tonkatsu-Dog
Recently I went out shooting but I had forgotten...

Recently I went out shooting but I had forgotten to charge my Ricoh GR. Without a working camera I happened to see an Ilford disposable camera in a shop and picked it up. Here are a couple of snaps...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 09-08-2015
Replies: 13
Views: 8,817
Posted By Tonkatsu-Dog
So the event is tomorrow and I am sitting here...

So the event is tomorrow and I am sitting here with the flash my buddy was kind enough to lend me and it won't trigger in manual mode. Its a Sony N50 set to manual, camera is set all manually 1/60....
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-07-2015
Replies: 21
Views: 2,668
Posted By Tonkatsu-Dog
Thanks! I am very excited about this!

Thanks! I am very excited about this!
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-07-2015
Replies: 21
Views: 2,668
Posted By Tonkatsu-Dog
It actually says 'Canada' on the backside so I...

It actually says 'Canada' on the backside so I guess it most be one of the first ones done there.

I have a summarit 35 2.5, Summilux 50 asph, cannon sonnart 50 1,8 LTM and an old Elmar 90 f4...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-05-2015
Replies: 21
Views: 2,668
Posted By Tonkatsu-Dog
I got a M4-2 today! Not at Map camera as they...

I got a M4-2 today! Not at Map camera as they didn't have any M4-2 or P. I ended up at Lucky camera and I am still to find out if I got lucky or not with this one. I gave jpy90K for it and the guy...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-02-2015
Replies: 21
Views: 2,668
Posted By Tonkatsu-Dog
Thanks for advice all - will take into account...

Thanks for advice all - will take into account when I browse around this weekend! (even by smelling in the camera!)

As pointed out I will get something locally here in Tokyo as the secondhand...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 08-29-2015
Replies: 131
Views: 32,571
Posted By Tonkatsu-Dog
Out and about earlier today. Silver effex with a...

Out and about earlier today. Silver effex with a Ilford HP5 400 and orange filter!


https://farm1.staticflickr.com/770/20353559274_0627af3c4f_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/x1zj4L)Shinjuku station Ilford...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-29-2015
Replies: 21
Views: 2,668
Posted By Tonkatsu-Dog
What to look out for when buying an old M?

Hello,

I am thinking of making the jump from digital to film. Currently I am looking at the M4-P. (due price/performance I guess and I don't need a meter)

What should I look out for when buying a...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 08-29-2015
Replies: 28
Views: 4,711
Posted By Tonkatsu-Dog
I bought mine second hand with the intent to use...

I bought mine second hand with the intent to use it and not really looking at resell value. I recon I will squeeze as many shots I can out of it. My worry with it (any digital camera really) is that...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 08-29-2015
Replies: 13
Views: 8,817
Posted By Tonkatsu-Dog
Thanks for the kind replies all. Ideally I would...

Thanks for the kind replies all. Ideally I would like to have the off camera flash set up suggested by noisycheese. Then I could scare the heck out of ppl Bruce Gilden style!

But I am not a flash...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 08-25-2015
Replies: 28
Views: 4,711
Posted By Tonkatsu-Dog
Great review and great shots. I do agree on the...

Great review and great shots. I do agree on the WB being off in artificial light. Also I don't like the start up delay, even with formated SD card its a bit to slow.

On price drops - I guess thats...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 08-25-2015
Replies: 13
Views: 8,817
Posted By Tonkatsu-Dog
Leica M240 and flash?

All,

I have been asked to photograph a work event. Usually I prefer natural light but this time I need to capture drunk people on a boat at night so a flash might come handy!

What flashes are there...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-25-2015
Replies: 3,587
Views: 908,764
Posted By Tonkatsu-Dog
Thank you! Ohh, wait those are not my legs.

Thank you! Ohh, wait those are not my legs.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-19-2015
Replies: 3,587
Views: 908,764
Posted By Tonkatsu-Dog
https://farm1.staticflickr.com/614/20462417578_9d7...

https://farm1.staticflickr.com/614/20462417578_9d71f242c5_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/xbceR5)L1005039 (https://flic.kr/p/xbceR5) by H0lidays1 (https://www.flickr.com/photos/h0lidays1/), on Flickr
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-14-2015
Replies: 3,587
Views: 908,764
Posted By Tonkatsu-Dog
Here are a couple from...

Here are a couple from tonight.

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5719/20381261688_19f9a0f6c4_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/x42i2A)L1005046 (https://flic.kr/p/x42i2A) by H0lidays1...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-10-2015
Replies: 3,025
Views: 480,520
Posted By Tonkatsu-Dog
Here are a couple from a few weeks ago. What are...

Here are a couple from a few weeks ago.

What are people thinking around digital editing of BW? Is it OK to add grain or film like filters? The below ones has a porta iso 100 something something...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 08-09-2015
Replies: 98
Views: 10,408
Posted By Tonkatsu-Dog
Words of wisdom mr White and Black!

Words of wisdom mr White and Black!
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-02-2015
Replies: 3,190
Views: 558,301
Posted By Tonkatsu-Dog
Here's a couple I took with my M240 and an old...

Here's a couple I took with my M240 and an old Canon 50mm 1.8 LTM around Tokyo. The theme is hot summer city!

https://farm1.staticflickr.com/536/19566275103_dc2848fa60_c.jpg...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 07-25-2015
Replies: 131
Views: 32,571
Posted By Tonkatsu-Dog
I was out in Shibuya shooting last week. Really...

I was out in Shibuya shooting last week. Really great spot for people shooting!

https://farm1.staticflickr.com/433/19800386939_6664ac661e_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/waGacH)L1004718...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-23-2015
Replies: 134
Views: 13,630
Posted By Tonkatsu-Dog
For people shooting Shibuya is great in the...

For people shooting Shibuya is great in the summer. Lots of people out and about!

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3822/19753673800_93af9139fa_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/w6yK1L)L1004698...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 07-20-2015
Replies: 677
Sticky: 6x9 photos Only
Views: 241,882
Posted By Tonkatsu-Dog
Thanks for sharing - really like how the light...

Thanks for sharing - really like how the light falls. I had a look on your homepage, it was very good as well! Do you shoot all with the same Fuji G690BL?
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-18-2015
Replies: 3,587
Views: 908,764
Posted By Tonkatsu-Dog
Here are some random shots from Swedish...

Here are some random shots from Swedish summer!

https://farm1.staticflickr.com/378/19802885021_952f4b981b_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/waUXN6)
L1003604 (https://flic.kr/p/waUXN6) by H0lidays1...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 07-18-2015
Replies: 131
Views: 32,571
Posted By Tonkatsu-Dog
It got quiet here. This one is from the summer...

It got quiet here. This one is from the summer vacation. I hope it starts up the postings again!
https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3704/19790800162_44f7dfd9cd_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/w9R2os)
L1003765...
Forum: DIYS Modifications 07-13-2015
Replies: 7
Views: 2,596
Posted By Tonkatsu-Dog
Thanks for all the advice - I hope that too dry...

Thanks for all the advice - I hope that too dry is better than too humid! I would love to have one of those camera fridges in the link. However that would take serious negotiations and compromises at...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-12-2015
Replies: 3,025
Views: 480,520
Posted By Tonkatsu-Dog
https://farm1.staticflickr.com/402/19603481116_dd1...

https://farm1.staticflickr.com/402/19603481116_dd1f9bcd1a_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/vShXXJ)
R0001549 (https://flic.kr/p/vShXXJ) by H0lidays1 (https://www.flickr.com/photos/h0lidays1/), on Flickr
taken...
Forum: DIYS Modifications 07-12-2015
Replies: 7
Views: 2,596
Posted By Tonkatsu-Dog
Dry box - DIY

Hello,

I got a 8 liter plastic sealed box (made for rice/flour etc), some desiccant and a humidity meter. All cost less than 2000 Jpy / 25 Usd.

It works smashingly well - right now its about 80%...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 06-01-2015
Replies: 3,025
Views: 480,520
Posted By Tonkatsu-Dog
My goal is to get more ppl / friends into the...

My goal is to get more ppl / friends into the shots!

https://c1.staticflickr.com/9/8686/16820442501_dd3e551a87_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/rCnaxk)
L1001928 (https://flic.kr/p/rCnaxk) by H0lidays1...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 05-31-2015
Replies: 131
Views: 32,571
Posted By Tonkatsu-Dog
What lens is that? Here are a few from today. 2...

What lens is that?

Here are a few from today. 2 first from Yasukuni shrine and then Shibuya. Yasukuni shrine is controversial in Asia as remembering the war dead including some war criminals. Most...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 05-30-2015
Replies: 131
Views: 32,571
Posted By Tonkatsu-Dog
thank you - yes its a nice little lens! Here is...

thank you - yes its a nice little lens! Here is another one from around christmas time - but a 50mm sumilux this time

https://c4.staticflickr.com/8/7510/15482803533_b4fff4b2f9_b.jpg...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 05-30-2015
Replies: 48
Views: 3,692
Posted By Tonkatsu-Dog
I have the summarit 2.5 discussed... I quite like...

I have the summarit 2.5 discussed... I quite like it - It seems sharp to me although I haven't really pixel peeped it. Bookeh is OK although I suspect you'd go for a lux or a cron if that is really...
Forum: Travel 05-30-2015
Replies: 31
Views: 4,170
Posted By Tonkatsu-Dog
Exactly! Tokyo is the best place for second hand...

Exactly! Tokyo is the best place for second hand gear. Bring cash instead of gear and get a camera here that can works with a variety of lenses! With the yen heading towards 140 vs USD you'll pick up...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 05-16-2015
Replies: 25
Views: 4,573
Posted By Tonkatsu-Dog
Thanks - I did see the blueish/yellow reflections...

Thanks - I did see the blueish/yellow reflections - coated it means! I will try to pick up a lens hood. So far it has worked fine by being a bit careful with the sun.

Let's see if I can somewhere in...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 05-06-2015
Replies: 25
Views: 4,573
Posted By Tonkatsu-Dog
So I ended up getting an old 90mm F4 Elmar with...

So I ended up getting an old 90mm F4 Elmar with screw mount - its in decent shape and I probably overpaid a little bit for it but not too bad. From looking up the serial number I found its from 1951,...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 04-24-2015
Replies: 25
Views: 4,573
Posted By Tonkatsu-Dog
This is great - thanks all for the responses and...

This is great - thanks all for the responses and the wonderful pictures! Seems there are many options out there. In the end I think it boils down to which ones of these I stumble across in second...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 04-20-2015
Replies: 25
Views: 4,573
Posted By Tonkatsu-Dog
Thanks, this is all really useful. Will check...

Thanks, this is all really useful. Will check them out.

How portrait do I want to be? - A lot I'd say, I don't mind pleasant softness! Is the Elmar LTM the collapsible one or not? I hear thats a bit...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 04-20-2015
Replies: 25
Views: 4,573
Posted By Tonkatsu-Dog
90mm portrait lens - what to get?

Hello,

I am thinking of getting a 90mm lens to my M240 mainly for portraits. Currently I've looked at second hand Elmarit as per link. Any thoughts on this one and how it...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 04-19-2015
Replies: 131
Views: 32,571
Posted By Tonkatsu-Dog
M240 and a Summarit...

M240 and a Summarit 35mm

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5345/16573497553_320e7b2e38_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/rfxvpP)L1002637 (https://flic.kr/p/rfxvpP) by H0lidays1...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 04-03-2015
Replies: 16
Views: 3,065
Posted By Tonkatsu-Dog
I think you answered that question yourself when...

I think you answered that question yourself when adding the price! :p I would be a lot happier at a third of that cost!:)
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 04-03-2015
Replies: 16
Views: 3,065
Posted By Tonkatsu-Dog
Actually this never bothers me that much! I guess...

Actually this never bothers me that much! I guess once I am shooting all I occasionally do is change the iso. Maybe the story is different if using live view or electronic view finder a lot? With the...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 04-03-2015
Replies: 16
Views: 3,065
Posted By Tonkatsu-Dog
Thanks - let us know your first impressions!...

Thanks - let us know your first impressions! Focusing took a while to get used to and I am still figuring out some things in lightroom with the raw files.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 04-01-2015
Replies: 16
Views: 3,065
Posted By Tonkatsu-Dog
How do you find that in terms of practicality?

How do you find that in terms of practicality?
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 03-31-2015
Replies: 16
Views: 3,065
Posted By Tonkatsu-Dog
I found the 36mp of the D800 as excessive for my...

I found the 36mp of the D800 as excessive for my needs - all that did was fill up my hard drive. 24mp is a bit closer to my needs, considering cropping and future 4K tv's. I usually watch my photos...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 03-30-2015
Replies: 16
Views: 3,065
Posted By Tonkatsu-Dog
New to Leica M - my impression so far

All,

I want to share my experience as a newbie to Leica over last few months.

I had been shooting Nikon DSLR's for 6-7 years. Starting with a D60 and then moving via a D7000 to D800. I was quite...
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