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Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-28-2015
Replies: 4,566
Views: 1,302,153
Posted By hans voralberg
It has been a long time since I...

It has been a long time since I post!

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5778/21607357319_e041543090_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/yVnmxr)Lady in the cab (https://flic.kr/p/yVnmxr) by Bach Tran...
Forum: DIYS Modifications 03-22-2015
Replies: 20
Views: 2,716
Posted By hans voralberg
Yeah why didn't I thought of gutting an Instax...

Yeah why didn't I thought of gutting an Instax camera. I'll try that on one of my cameras first then.

Sketchup is good enough to start.

Why would you stick some random lens on a TLR if I may ask?...
Forum: DIYS Modifications 03-22-2015
Replies: 20
Views: 2,716
Posted By hans voralberg
The Mamiya C220/330 front plate is very doable...

The Mamiya C220/330 front plate is very doable but can you enlighten me on how you would focus with adapting other lenses? Stick 2 on?

Hood is easy if you can supply drawing as I don't have those...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 03-22-2015
Replies: 8
Views: 1,309
Posted By hans voralberg
Infinity testing indoor for digital camera

Guys I want to check infinity focusing but where I live has really bad access to the moon and has nothing in a few miles radius that is easy to focus on.

Any idea on how to create infinity target...
Forum: DIYS Modifications 03-22-2015
Replies: 20
Views: 2,716
Posted By hans voralberg
What would you like to make?

Hi guys,

For a side business of mine (making guitars and accessories) I've recently acquired some CNC milling machines, laser cutter, engraver and wood carver.

I want to make something camera...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-27-2015
Replies: 36
Views: 2,503
Posted By hans voralberg
The Hexar in digital is the Ricoh GR, very fast...

The Hexar in digital is the Ricoh GR, very fast AF and super compact, if it's a tad too wide then Fuji X100T
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-27-2015
Replies: 36
Views: 2,503
Posted By hans voralberg
Get a better pair of spectacles to improve your...

Get a better pair of spectacles to improve your eyesight? Or you can go in store to try a 17mm may be? I like the lens very much and it's good AF although an EM-1 body will be nicer.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-03-2015
Replies: 33
Views: 3,759
Posted By hans voralberg
I don't think it's barrel distortion, it's the...

I don't think it's barrel distortion, it's the leaves covering the window making it looks round ish
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 02-02-2015
Replies: 21
Views: 4,880
Posted By hans voralberg
Thanks for the write up, very interesting camera...

Thanks for the write up, very interesting camera indeed, and yes beautiful!
Forum: Digital Compacts 01-06-2015
Replies: 1,172
Views: 236,919
Posted By hans voralberg
https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7509/16219138522_f6...

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7509/16219138522_f643502708_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/qHejPm)
_R010285.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/qHejPm) by Bach Tran (https://www.flickr.com/people/[email protected]/), on...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 12-30-2014
Replies: 17
Views: 1,992
Posted By hans voralberg
If you want wide angle get a Mamiya C3, C33, or...

If you want wide angle get a Mamiya C3, C33, or C220/330. I find the earlier model better made. The 65mm f3.5 is wide and very sharp.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-11-2014
Replies: 16
Views: 1,694
Posted By hans voralberg
Bracket and see? One or two rolls then you know...

Bracket and see? One or two rolls then you know what to do with sky in your area.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-11-2014
Replies: 16
Views: 1,694
Posted By hans voralberg
How about metering off something more neutral or...

How about metering off something more neutral or important in the scene that you know you need to expose for correctly? Unless you're shooting the sky that is.

I shoot 400 a lot, if it's too bright...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-28-2014
Replies: 7
Views: 2,405
Posted By hans voralberg
I'm actually trying to source walnut, if anyone...

I'm actually trying to source walnut, if anyone know where I can buy small quantity, most place I asked want to sell half a container!

The cost is not too expensive, my estimated after polishing of...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-26-2014
Replies: 7
Views: 2,405
Posted By hans voralberg
The next one I will raise the convex area about...

The next one I will raise the convex area about 5mm more, which will raise the middle finger higher providing more grip. But this version is very stable already.

I curved every angle to make it easy...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-26-2014
Replies: 7
Views: 2,405
Posted By hans voralberg
My self-designed partly DIY hand grip

Hi guys,

After 3 weeks playing around with lots of wood and a CNC machine here's my first working prototype of my Leica handgrip.

The base screw will be countersunk in the next version, coming next...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-01-2014
Replies: 38
Views: 6,249
Posted By hans voralberg
Try with a piece of rubber between your finger...

Try with a piece of rubber between your finger and the red dot, or heat it up a little with a dry blower.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-17-2014
Replies: 49
Views: 8,050
Posted By hans voralberg
To me the DR excel where it was designed to,...

To me the DR excel where it was designed to, close range. It really adds the extra capability to Leica.

https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2092/2082008886_94b341de4c_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/4aYQGW)Baby...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 09-20-2014
Replies: 55
Views: 8,943
Posted By hans voralberg
Here's some info for you guys. The FF is coming...

Here's some info for you guys. The FF is coming in 2015, in testing now. There will be a whole new line up of lens to accompany it, including new Limited. My friend is an engineer of Ricoh Japan.
Forum: RFF Polls 08-24-2014
Replies: 81
Views: 8,280
Posted By hans voralberg
Jesus I've been on here since I'm in Uni

Jesus I've been on here since I'm in Uni
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 08-07-2014
Replies: 10
Views: 1,561
Posted By hans voralberg
I have both and I much prefer the Ikoflex screen,...

I have both and I much prefer the Ikoflex screen, brighter, snap into focus better than the Rolleiflex 3.5C that I have and the ground glass is easier to clean without fear of...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-06-2014
Replies: 29
Views: 2,592
Posted By hans voralberg
If you're really hell bent on removing scratches...

If you're really hell bent on removing scratches Malcom Taylor and do that and re-coat the lens as well with multi-coating. The man is in Herefordshire, England.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-05-2014
Replies: 29
Views: 3,208
Posted By hans voralberg
Just create a correction profile in LR then apply...

Just create a correction profile in LR then apply on import, you'll never notice it was there.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-13-2014
Replies: 4,566
Views: 1,302,153
Posted By hans voralberg
Wow great streak of work there Cris

Wow great streak of work there Cris
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-31-2014
Replies: 75
Views: 5,834
Posted By hans voralberg
Alexander T on DPreview does the EOS conversion,...

Alexander T on DPreview does the EOS conversion, try contacting him. Linky (http://www.dpreview.com/forums/post/41962067).
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-31-2014
Replies: 75
Views: 5,834
Posted By hans voralberg
See here:...

See here: http://www.sigmacumlaude.com/products.html
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-24-2014
Replies: 11
Views: 1,391
Posted By hans voralberg
Nothing wrong, a lot of old Leica lens have the...

Nothing wrong, a lot of old Leica lens have the same aperture blades arrangement, also Canon LTM lens.
Forum: Travel 01-04-2014
Replies: 68
Views: 6,138
Posted By hans voralberg
That's new. 4 years in Cambridge and the only...

That's new. 4 years in Cambridge and the only darkroom I know is from a local friend.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-27-2013
Replies: 4
Views: 1,095
Posted By hans voralberg
That's a not great but quite decent price for an...

That's a not great but quite decent price for an EC in excellent condition, which is not easy to find these day ;) It is heavy but I for some reason enjoy shooting mine more than the Hassy and...
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 12-23-2013
Replies: 43
Views: 6,504
Posted By hans voralberg
Livrenoir on Amazon UK has a Used copy for $2xx:...

Livrenoir on Amazon UK has a Used copy for $2xx: link (http://www.amazon.com/gp/aag/main/ref=olp_merch_name_1?ie=UTF8&asin=3869302054&isAmazonFulfilled=0&seller=A2H6NH4SQYFZ4M)
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-23-2013
Replies: 34
Views: 3,979
Posted By hans voralberg
I'd say the best investment is extension tube,...

I'd say the best investment is extension tube, two will give you very high magnification if not 1:1 with the benefit of the helical. You really need a tripod shooting in the kitchen! so the reversing...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-13-2013
Replies: 58
Views: 8,953
Posted By hans voralberg
One of the finest 35mm Nikon made IMO is the...

One of the finest 35mm Nikon made IMO is the Nikkor-O, not pin sharp but beautiful pastel-like rendering.
Forum: Travel 12-09-2013
Replies: 68
Views: 6,138
Posted By hans voralberg
I used to live in Cambridge, back in 06, even...

I used to live in Cambridge, back in 06, even then there's nowhere to buy chem. Best bet is buy online from Silverprint or stock up when you're down to London. Use next day post there's no reason to...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-08-2013
Replies: 3,742
Views: 709,935
Posted By hans voralberg
That is an extremely impressive collection...

That is an extremely impressive collection sreed2006. If you happen to have a list of those lens would you care to share? I'd love to see it for curiosity sake.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-06-2013
Replies: 4,566
Views: 1,302,153
Posted By hans voralberg
The beautiful rendering of the Nokton 50mm...

The beautiful rendering of the Nokton 50mm f1.5

M9 + Voigtlander 50mm f1.5 wide open. Converted to BW and adjusted in LR4.

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7355/11152707515_f14cfff9bc_c.jpg...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-28-2013
Replies: 13
Views: 1,703
Posted By hans voralberg
Those sheeps look nice! Great capture of the...

Those sheeps look nice! Great capture of the atmosphere too. The sheeps seems so content which contrast to the hectic human.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-24-2013
Replies: 7
Views: 1,087
Posted By hans voralberg
Durability is fine, their EX range is actually...

Durability is fine, their EX range is actually better built than most Nikon. And since they release the Art range the Pro lens now comes with free calibration service at Sigma service centres in case...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-22-2013
Replies: 15
Views: 1,823
Posted By hans voralberg
It's a great body and if you're shooting strobe a...

It's a great body and if you're shooting strobe a lot you'll be hard press to find a better camera. That's one area where mirrorless fall short I'd say. Some time the PC port and a cord is invaluable...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-21-2013
Replies: 57
Views: 6,351
Posted By hans voralberg
The climate or the war?

The climate or the war?
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-06-2013
Replies: 1,020
Views: 90,564
Posted By hans voralberg
Off topic but Harry how do you replace the D800...

Off topic but Harry how do you replace the D800 screen, I cannot find any 3rd party screen for it.
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 11-03-2013
Replies: 29
Views: 12,126
Posted By hans voralberg
Hats off to you! Amazing stuff.

Hats off to you! Amazing stuff.
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 11-02-2013
Replies: 32
Views: 3,816
Posted By hans voralberg
Very interesting write-up! I should dig out my...

Very interesting write-up! I should dig out my psychology textbook and start a research on GAS and gearholism haha.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-26-2013
Replies: 4,566
Views: 1,302,153
Posted By hans voralberg
Stunning portrait! I really like the reminiscent...

Stunning portrait! I really like the reminiscent feeling to it.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-22-2013
Replies: 4,566
Views: 1,302,153
Posted By hans voralberg
Fantastic shot there Chris!

Fantastic shot there Chris!
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 09-25-2013
Replies: 16
Views: 1,698
Posted By hans voralberg
I have the 645D as well, and it is very good. The...

I have the 645D as well, and it is very good. The lens are very cheap compares to the top of the range Nikons, which you need to have shooting with the D800 (I have it too, I run a studio). The two...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 09-24-2013
Replies: 38
Views: 5,821
Posted By hans voralberg
I worked with Pentax for beta testing products in...

I worked with Pentax for beta testing products in the past and have not had any updates on the FF, but when I ask they just ignore my inquire so may be!
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-23-2013
Replies: 7
Views: 1,519
Posted By hans voralberg
There will always be interest in this rare hunk...

There will always be interest in this rare hunk of glass in the RFF world ;) Me for example haha.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-11-2013
Replies: 29
Views: 3,684
Posted By hans voralberg
No haggling, but one of the best shop in the UK...

No haggling, but one of the best shop in the UK for Leica ;)
Forum: Travel 09-04-2013
Replies: 23
Views: 3,364
Posted By hans voralberg
Japan is so photogenic anywhere is good, but...

Japan is so photogenic anywhere is good, but Shinjuku is very nice and buzzling.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 08-31-2013
Replies: 623
Views: 140,291
Posted By hans voralberg
Some image from my Bronica...

Some image from my Bronica...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 08-30-2013
Replies: 623
Views: 140,291
Posted By hans voralberg
Very nice picture, been using Bronica for a long...

Very nice picture, been using Bronica for a long time I didn't know there's the wide 35mm film back. Interesting results.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 08-21-2013
Replies: 5
Views: 934
Posted By hans voralberg
How did you mount this on the EOS?

How did you mount this on the EOS?
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 08-20-2013
Replies: 50
Views: 5,277
Posted By hans voralberg
What on earth does the aspect ratio has to do...

What on earth does the aspect ratio has to do with the grip?
Forum: Digital Compacts 08-20-2013
Replies: 75
Views: 7,362
Posted By hans voralberg
- Yes, very happy, my most used camera right...

- Yes, very happy, my most used camera right now
- Never used 35mm crop mode
- Surprisingly good, very usable
- Up to 3200 is fine, just need a bit of tuning in PP.
Forum: Hardware / Computers / Drives / etc 08-18-2013
Replies: 9
Views: 1,708
Posted By hans voralberg
Get the 13", it has built in SD reader and even...

Get the 13", it has built in SD reader and even on the 13" retina like mine the GUI of LR or PS will take up a lot of space and leave little for the image, so even for field editing the 11" is too...
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-16-2013
Replies: 40
Views: 3,559
Posted By hans voralberg
Digi back for film camera

I haven't seen it on RFF yet hence the post. Very interesting project with what looks like real production capabilities.

Basically a sensor fitted to film camera like a film cartridge.
The sensor...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-14-2013
Replies: 7,409
Views: 3,777,621
Posted By hans voralberg
Interesting motifs, each to his own taste I guess

Interesting motifs, each to his own taste I guess
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-11-2013
Replies: 41
Views: 4,550
Posted By hans voralberg
If you happen to use Lightroom set auto resize...

If you happen to use Lightroom set auto resize before publishing, it also tag for you, which is very convenient.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-10-2013
Replies: 45
Views: 5,094
Posted By hans voralberg
That's a shame, lots of good pics there. Why...

That's a shame, lots of good pics there. Why would you delete a user post though?
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-10-2013
Replies: 11
Views: 1,011
Posted By hans voralberg
The J-8 and J-3 can be reshim for focus so it...

The J-8 and J-3 can be reshim for focus so it should be fine to keep them, cheaper than buying a new lens anyway. And the J-8 properly adjusted is a very good lens.
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 08-09-2013
Replies: 400
Views: 136,187
Posted By hans voralberg
I just got the lens, black version, the...

I just got the lens, black version, the performance is amazing for the price. Well worth every penny.
Forum: Optics Theory - 06-29-2013
Replies: 1,841
Views: 1,732,050
Posted By hans voralberg
Interesting, I have the same lens and used it...

Interesting, I have the same lens and used it quite a lot, haven't seen much swirling at all
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-28-2013
Replies: 4,566
Views: 1,302,153
Posted By hans voralberg
Just got the M9 again and the files even with the...

Just got the M9 again and the files even with the imperfections are beautiful

M9 + VC 35/1.2 in a dimly lit bar

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8258/8688524189_9081b28e6e_c.jpg...
Forum: DIYS Modifications 04-04-2013
Replies: 15
Views: 3,808
Posted By hans voralberg
Sorry my mistake, mine was a 55, which has a...

Sorry my mistake, mine was a 55, which has a different optical arrangement, would be interested to try the 50mm like yours...
Forum: DIYS Modifications 04-04-2013
Replies: 15
Views: 3,808
Posted By hans voralberg
Very nice conversion, I have a similar converted...

Very nice conversion, I have a similar converted lens but the lens barrel was built from scratch by Amedeo, your conversion retaining the original barrel is nicer IMO.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-30-2013
Replies: 202
Views: 37,739
Posted By hans voralberg
A series of behind the scene, on a TV series set....

A series of behind the scene, on a TV series set. Nikon F + 58/1.4 on Tri-X pushed to 800

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8403/8602813377_13e4bd0527_c.jpg...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-29-2013
Replies: 56
Views: 6,025
Posted By hans voralberg
Some history about it here...

Some history about it here http://www.photosynthesis.co.nz/nikon/f5814.html
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-29-2013
Replies: 2,683
Views: 789,606
Posted By hans voralberg
My Nikon F and the Nikkor 58/1.4, shown in...

My Nikon F and the Nikkor 58/1.4, shown in another thread today

http://farm7.staticflickr.com/6175/6162185559_3185ec2645_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/hans_voralberg/6162185559/)
DSC_6250.jpg...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-29-2013
Replies: 56
Views: 6,025
Posted By hans voralberg
Mine is paired with a 58/1.4, one of the best...

Mine is paired with a 58/1.4, one of the best combo I've used.

http://farm7.staticflickr.com/6175/6162185559_3185ec2645_b.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/hans_voralberg/6162185559/)
DSC_6250.jpg...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-25-2013
Replies: 4,566
Views: 1,302,153
Posted By hans voralberg
Yes it is an uncoated pre-war Sonnar for the...

Yes it is an uncoated pre-war Sonnar for the Contax RF adapted to Leica.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-22-2013
Replies: 4,566
Views: 1,302,153
Posted By hans voralberg
Here's one after some years of not posting...

Here's one after some years of not posting pictures!

Carl Zeiss Sonnar 50/1.5 with Amedeo adapter

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8514/8580875540_4f046c5a27_b.jpg
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-19-2013
Replies: 9
Views: 770
Posted By hans voralberg
Yeah it's been very long! If I'm still in the UK...

Yeah it's been very long! If I'm still in the UK I'd send you a 50mm to play with, unfortunately I'm on the other side of the earth now :p Other good places to find a decent lens is the camera fair...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-19-2013
Replies: 9
Views: 770
Posted By hans voralberg
Hi Sarah, if you're still in London pop down to...

Hi Sarah, if you're still in London pop down to MWClassic the guys there has a very nice J-8 at a very reasonable price, the lens is quite good too just make sure to do a test roll to see if you need...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-14-2013
Replies: 1,661
Views: 424,114
Posted By hans voralberg
Margus those are some of the most beautiful...

Margus those are some of the most beautiful landscape I've ever seen! Great work.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 02-16-2013
Replies: 6
Views: 723
Posted By hans voralberg
So I assume you will hold the holder out to...

So I assume you will hold the holder out to visualize the effect before putting on the lens? Or put on and estimate placement from the viewfinder?
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 01-31-2013
Replies: 400
Views: 136,187
Posted By hans voralberg
What a beautiful design for that 50/1.5, so...

What a beautiful design for that 50/1.5, so different from all the other Voigtlander
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 01-25-2013
Replies: 7
Views: 975
Posted By hans voralberg
Lucky you, the 35/1.5 is a rare lens and very...

Lucky you, the 35/1.5 is a rare lens and very much sought after, beautiful signature from that one.
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 01-22-2013
Replies: 18
Views: 2,230
Posted By hans voralberg
Flashlight check should be standard when buying...

Flashlight check should be standard when buying used lens ;) This however doesn't look like fungus, more like seperation to me, unless the element is falling apart shouldn't affect use.
Forum: Sony E Lenses / Adapted Lenses / Adapters / Images 01-15-2013
Replies: 11
Views: 2,000
Posted By hans voralberg
Google guys, sample has been all over the net...

Google guys, sample has been all over the net recently

http://www.eoshd.com/content/9474/prototype-metabones-speed-booster-equipped-nex-7-vs-full-frame-5d-mark-iii
Forum: Digital Compacts 01-07-2013
Replies: 28
Views: 5,787
Posted By hans voralberg
Well I've had the chance to actually test the...

Well I've had the chance to actually test the camera a while back with Pentax dev team, and unfortunately all your bashing is right!

The camera does feels very bulky for what you get in term of...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-24-2012
Replies: 12
Views: 1,449
Posted By hans voralberg
Only one I've seen is Tim Walker Storyteller but...

Only one I've seen is Tim Walker Storyteller but that's because I'm a book retailer and it's on the distributor catalog.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-18-2012
Replies: 7,409
Views: 3,777,621
Posted By hans voralberg
Summitar original barn door hood

Summitar original barn door hood
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-21-2012
Replies: 10
Views: 1,967
Posted By hans voralberg
Thanks for sharing, I'll try that out sometime!

Thanks for sharing, I'll try that out sometime!
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-20-2012
Replies: 10
Views: 1,967
Posted By hans voralberg
Wow man your Tri-X dev looks great!

Wow man your Tri-X dev looks great!
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-20-2012
Replies: 10
Views: 1,967
Posted By hans voralberg
Looks great, bloody good for a first time! You're...

Looks great, bloody good for a first time! You're shooting digital or film?
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-16-2012
Replies: 57
Views: 16,871
Posted By hans voralberg
I imagine he do it himself as it it's quite...

I imagine he do it himself as it it's quite difficult to find a reliable lab here in Saigon. I haven't shoot in the street here for so long. Here's one from a long time...
Forum: RFF Polls 08-15-2012
Replies: 70
Views: 7,106
Posted By hans voralberg
Can we have a 'take a ruler to measure how much...

Can we have a 'take a ruler to measure how much water' person ;)
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-07-2012
Replies: 8
Views: 1,262
Posted By hans voralberg
The DR will work on the M6 Classic, no problem...

The DR will work on the M6 Classic, no problem with the metering cell. The M6 it won't fully work on is the TTL which has a higher top plate which mean you can not mount the goggle, without the...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-29-2012
Replies: 20
Views: 3,074
Posted By hans voralberg
The pressure plate is steel! I can't imagine what...

The pressure plate is steel! I can't imagine what damage can a puny piece of film do to it at all.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-29-2012
Replies: 20
Views: 3,074
Posted By hans voralberg
If you want to fold pre shooting for it to catch,...

If you want to fold pre shooting for it to catch, fold towards you it wont scrape anything
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-22-2012
Replies: 8
Views: 3,318
Posted By hans voralberg
This will always fire full power on a Leica...

This will always fire full power on a Leica though right?
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 07-18-2012
Replies: 163
Views: 51,607
Posted By hans voralberg
Not sure about the 50, but Amedeo did a 55/1.2...

Not sure about the 50, but Amedeo did a 55/1.2 for me. I think he did the 50 as well too, as long as you send him the lens.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 07-18-2012
Replies: 163
Views: 51,607
Posted By hans voralberg
I think you should give Amedeo Muscelli a call ;)

I think you should give Amedeo Muscelli a call ;)
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-18-2012
Replies: 4,566
Views: 1,302,153
Posted By hans voralberg
@ baisao: that is absolutely beautiful, very nice...

@ baisao: that is absolutely beautiful, very nice perspective and the rim light is great
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 06-23-2012
Replies: 19
Views: 3,566
Posted By hans voralberg
I had a chance to shoot the prototype of the...

I had a chance to shoot the prototype of the K-30, it is really good with very sexy styling. The look alone is a serious consideration factor, looks very futuristic.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 04-09-2012
Replies: 58
Views: 8,984
Posted By hans voralberg
Wait and see :) You just have to wait 18 months...

Wait and see :) You just have to wait 18 months at most and see what the sales figures look like. But there will always be a place for the bigger gear, no matter how good the smaller one is. Just...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-31-2012
Replies: 7
Views: 1,343
Posted By hans voralberg
Thanks so far guy, it's about a year old, shot in...

Thanks so far guy, it's about a year old, shot in England but I found it here in Vietnam where it's much hotter, 30C, but don't think that's too hot for the film is it? It's been sitting in a...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-31-2012
Replies: 7
Views: 1,343
Posted By hans voralberg
It was too long to remember but I think it was...

It was too long to remember but I think it was shot on the M3, this is the first time I see it hence the post and the Tri-X is from a 36-exp store-bought roll.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-31-2012
Replies: 7
Views: 1,343
Posted By hans voralberg
Dark sprocket holes - what's wrong with dev

Hi all,

I recently developed an old TriX 400 roll in Rodinal 1:100 stand for 1 hour. Now I made a mistake of doing 500ml water and 5ml Rodinal with another roll in the tank so I think there's not...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-17-2012
Replies: 21
Views: 2,075
Posted By hans voralberg
Who cares, fine pictures indeed :)

Who cares, fine pictures indeed :)
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-16-2012
Replies: 7,409
Views: 3,777,621
Posted By hans voralberg
Nice Chris, you're constantly upgrading gears...

Nice Chris, you're constantly upgrading gears nowadays!
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 03-10-2012
Replies: 9
Views: 7,097
Posted By hans voralberg
Call local Epson office, should be cheap to get,...

Call local Epson office, should be cheap to get, $7 iirc. Or use Vuescan, you can customize crop easier
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-10-2012
Replies: 17
Views: 2,041
Posted By hans voralberg
Boost the ISO and clean up later, or to really...

Boost the ISO and clean up later, or to really save money, get a Nokton 35/1.4, but then the IQ is nowhere near the ASPH
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-10-2012
Replies: 2
Views: 993
Posted By hans voralberg
What's economic to you? All the big 3 courier...

What's economic to you? All the big 3 courier delivers lightning fast to S'pore and have signature on delivery. I've shipped stuff there multiple times from the UK, not cheap, but reassuring.
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 03-09-2012
Replies: 24
Views: 3,715
Posted By hans voralberg
Span ring is the circular white metal thing...

Span ring is the circular white metal thing inside the screwheads. If it protrudes enough to grab on to and try turning. Or I suppose you can get to a drew and drew away the screws.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-08-2012
Replies: 9
Views: 1,448
Posted By hans voralberg
Do try and test the lens before you buy it...

Do try and test the lens before you buy it though, some Summarit can get really sticky in the focussing helicoid resulting in rough focus movement, especially if it's been sitting for a long time.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-08-2012
Replies: 18
Views: 1,739
Posted By hans voralberg
For the newer lens: Tamron 12-24 f4, very good...

For the newer lens:

Tamron 12-24 f4, very good for the price, iirc one third of Nikon's equivalent

Tamron 90 f2.8 Macro

Sigma 50 f1.4

Sigma 30 f1.4 (APS-C)
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-07-2012
Replies: 7,409
Views: 3,777,621
Posted By hans voralberg
Hi Henrietta what is that flash bracket?

Hi Henrietta what is that flash bracket?
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 03-07-2012
Replies: 10
Views: 1,720
Posted By hans voralberg
Very nice, love the atmosphere you captured...

Very nice, love the atmosphere you captured there. Quite eery.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-05-2012
Replies: 63
Views: 5,101
Posted By hans voralberg
It's a magazine that commissioned the camera

It's a magazine that commissioned the camera
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 03-05-2012
Replies: 8
Views: 2,186
Posted By hans voralberg
Try to ask Tin Cheung about their 2nd hand stock...

Try to ask Tin Cheung about their 2nd hand stock if you're ok with it. Another good shop is Wing Shing but dunno if they carry ZM
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 03-05-2012
Replies: 8
Views: 2,186
Posted By hans voralberg
Have you tried Tin Cheung?

Have you tried Tin Cheung?
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-01-2012
Replies: 1
Views: 812
Posted By hans voralberg
Yes it's all yellow, looks pretty weird if it's...

Yes it's all yellow, looks pretty weird if it's your first time. May make focussing a tiny bit difficult but you get used to it
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 02-29-2012
Replies: 5
Views: 852
Posted By hans voralberg
How on earth would you have the serial numbers if...

How on earth would you have the serial numbers if the seller dont even have the lens?
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-25-2012
Replies: 6
Views: 1,237
Posted By hans voralberg
Such an amazing story :) Thanks for sharing

Such an amazing story :) Thanks for sharing
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 02-25-2012
Replies: 7
Views: 2,768
Posted By hans voralberg
Just curious, why you said it's a lever there,...

Just curious, why you said it's a lever there, looks like a slot to me? Just asking have never seen this camera before.
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 02-23-2012
Replies: 13
Views: 1,431
Posted By hans voralberg
Apart from the comments above the Mamiya kit...

Apart from the comments above the Mamiya kit you're looking at there is wide oriented, while the Hassy is tele oriented ;) What do you shoot more?
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 02-22-2012
Replies: 10
Views: 3,800
Posted By hans voralberg
The best way I found is to scan as raw and...

The best way I found is to scan as raw and convert using ColorPerfect plugin for photoshop. Create a PS action facilitate batch processing.
Forum: Travel 02-22-2012
Replies: 2
Views: 814
Posted By hans voralberg
Hello there :) Can't help with the lab but...

Hello there :)

Can't help with the lab but Sebastiao has quite a few images on his website, should be enough for a class I think. If you need book buy from Amazon? Or to buy for a class/school I...
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 02-19-2012
Replies: 7
Views: 1,250
Posted By hans voralberg
Why? anything with a sync port/hotshoe will do....

Why? anything with a sync port/hotshoe will do. Since the Hexar has leaf shutter all the better.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-19-2012
Replies: 161
Views: 12,575
Posted By hans voralberg
1. Speed + closer focussing opens up lots more...

1. Speed + closer focussing opens up lots more opportunity
2. Go out and shoot ;) Stop sitting at home and contemplating why I spent that kind of money, I did anyway.
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 02-10-2012
Replies: 13
Views: 4,107
Posted By hans voralberg
Huhm should I send my M7II to him or not, looks...

Huhm should I send my M7II to him or not, looks very interesting!
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 01-30-2012
Replies: 24
Views: 3,495
Posted By hans voralberg
Can you not upload it to imageshack.us then link...

Can you not upload it to imageshack.us then link the image over here with the little image tag?
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-27-2012
Replies: 85
Views: 18,474
Posted By hans voralberg
Of course you don't ;) you WANT to

Of course you don't ;) you WANT to
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-27-2012
Replies: 85
Views: 18,474
Posted By hans voralberg
Some shots from the first roll with the...

Some shots from the first roll with the Tele-Elmarit, seems like I f*ked up the development though. From a market in...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-26-2012
Replies: 85
Views: 18,474
Posted By hans voralberg
Does the Tele-Elmarit count?

Does the Tele-Elmarit count?
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-24-2012
Replies: 3,742
Views: 709,935
Posted By hans voralberg
The 35/2 is big compare to other OM lens, if you...

The 35/2 is big compare to other OM lens, if you need the speed you dont have a choice, just give it a shot ;) Filter size is 55mm IIRC.

The Pentax MX has a tiny bit smaller viewfinder but similarly...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-23-2012
Replies: 31
Views: 4,393
Posted By hans voralberg
Proof that China can make anything! Seems...

Proof that China can make anything! Seems interesting though.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-22-2012
Replies: 6
Views: 1,182
Posted By hans voralberg
It does, but it's optimized for close-up so...

It does, but it's optimized for close-up so depends on what you shoot might or might not be a problem.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-22-2012
Replies: 6
Views: 1,182
Posted By hans voralberg
As Sanmich said the Nikkor goes down to 0.7, it's...

As Sanmich said the Nikkor goes down to 0.7, it's from 0.7 to 0.55-ish that you lost focus. Need a dremel though the mount is a bitch to hand file neatly.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-20-2012
Replies: 30
Views: 4,458
Posted By hans voralberg
Solder a PC port with wire onto a double cold...

Solder a PC port with wire onto a double cold shoe ala Thumbs-up ?
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-18-2012
Replies: 7,409
Views: 3,777,621
Posted By hans voralberg
Ciesta and Luxcase both make strap in that design.

Ciesta and Luxcase both make strap in that design.
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 01-15-2012
Replies: 6
Views: 1,034
Posted By hans voralberg
Mine also make a hell lot of noise if that put...

Mine also make a hell lot of noise if that put you at ease some how, every start up and move to a new frame it sounds like something is being "aligned".
Forum: Fuji X Series 01-08-2012
Replies: 1,065
Views: 135,277
Posted By hans voralberg
Not sure I got what you meant, phase or contrast...

Not sure I got what you meant, phase or contrast focusing what? M lens are all manual. Are you thinking of focus peaking? Making the new M lines AF is gonna be a R&D nightmare if they have not...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-07-2012
Replies: 7,409
Views: 3,777,621
Posted By hans voralberg
Johan you can view Aloysius leathers here:...

Johan you can view Aloysius leathers here: https://www.facebook.com/LeicaLeathers. My camera skin on the previous page was from him.
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 01-06-2012
Replies: 14
Views: 1,861
Posted By hans voralberg
Great work, the picture taken with it are...

Great work, the picture taken with it are fantastic
Forum: Help / Feedback forum 01-03-2012
Replies: 25
Views: 1,714
Posted By hans voralberg
It happens once in a while, lots of reader, just...

It happens once in a while, lots of reader, just ask for reference elsewhere for safety :) And being Xmas and New year you tends to see a lot more clear out than usual.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 12-31-2011
Replies: 0
Views: 1,466
Posted By hans voralberg
Problem: Summarit 50/1.5 focus is rough on M9

Hi all, I got a strange problem with the Summarit 50/1.5 on the M9. The focus action feels very rough as if grinding against something, or just stiff, and only appears in the 3.5-5 feet range. On all...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 12-30-2011
Replies: 163
Views: 51,607
Posted By hans voralberg
I think if anybody want to do it on a Takumar the...

I think if anybody want to do it on a Takumar the cam would have to be stuck/solder on to the thin area surrounding the rear element, very small clearance there.
Forum: Travel 12-30-2011
Replies: 22
Views: 2,523
Posted By hans voralberg
When you're in Vietnam give me a shout, I'll help...

When you're in Vietnam give me a shout, I'll help out. My advice is applied to Vietnam only, you can't hitch-hike here, the concept doesn't exist. On the bright side transport is fairly cheap. And...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 12-29-2011
Replies: 163
Views: 51,607
Posted By hans voralberg
Here you go Roland, rear end of a Takumar...

Here you go Roland, rear end of a Takumar 50/1.4

http://img249.imageshack.us/img249/498/img0415xt.jpg (http://imageshack.us/photo/my-images/249/img0415xt.jpg/)

Uploaded with ImageShack.us...
Forum: Photo Software 12-28-2011
Replies: 19
Views: 4,412
Posted By hans voralberg
Looks very promising :) When is a new version...

Looks very promising :) When is a new version expected Ben?
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 12-28-2011
Replies: 16
Views: 2,368
Posted By hans voralberg
Or buy the Really Right Stuff replacement...

Or buy the Really Right Stuff replacement baseplate, built like a tank.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-26-2011
Replies: 36
Views: 3,207
Posted By hans voralberg
What do you shoot mostly anyway? A camera for...

What do you shoot mostly anyway? A camera for different situation is a second camera, a back-up should be exactly the same or very similar IMO, so you have maximum capability and minimum risk....
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-25-2011
Replies: 16
Views: 2,970
Posted By hans voralberg
Sh*t read this thread too late, just finished an...

Sh*t read this thread too late, just finished an IXMOO roll in my M6TTL. Damn!
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 12-24-2011
Replies: 1,179
Views: 446,498
Posted By hans voralberg
My battered Rolleiflex...

My battered Rolleiflex 3.5E

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7025/6564591391_3763ff689f_b.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/hans_voralberg/6564591391/)
Rolleiflex gear porn in LF...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-23-2011
Replies: 7,409
Views: 3,777,621
Posted By hans voralberg
OSflanker how did you remove the paint?

OSflanker how did you remove the paint?
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-17-2011
Replies: 13
Views: 1,683
Posted By hans voralberg
No problem at all, just no auto-aperture and...

No problem at all, just no auto-aperture and really slow shooting if u stop down alot
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-17-2011
Replies: 8
Views: 1,423
Posted By hans voralberg
I briefly tested the one with glass a few years...

I briefly tested the one with glass a few years ago, not quite sure but I think it doubles your focal length, and not worth it IMO, so many lens can be adapted to EF mount it's not worth the effort...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-16-2011
Replies: 6
Views: 1,297
Posted By hans voralberg
I own on 55 for the Nikon and one converted to...

I own on 55 for the Nikon and one converted to M-mount by Amedeo, while it's much softer than the AI/AIS 50mm it has some veiling flare and glow which looks nice if you're into that sort of thing.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 12-13-2011
Replies: 163
Views: 51,607
Posted By hans voralberg
How do you calculate nominal focal length? I'd...

How do you calculate nominal focal length? I'd like to try with my Zuiko glass!
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 12-13-2011
Replies: 18
Views: 4,701
Posted By hans voralberg
Any reason as to why half the recommended amount?...

Any reason as to why half the recommended amount? I always use the recommended or more, it's not expensive and I figure the more the better and it always worked out.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 12-12-2011
Replies: 163
Views: 51,607
Posted By hans voralberg
@Chris, the cam tube diameter on my Nikon 55/1.2...

@Chris, the cam tube diameter on my Nikon 55/1.2 Amedeo converted lens is 33mm with the rear element recessed deep into the lens and it looks to be at least 35mm in diameter, so I don't think you...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-12-2011
Replies: 9
Views: 1,037
Posted By hans voralberg
I think the best lens to adapt is old, vintage...

I think the best lens to adapt is old, vintage 1900s brass lens. I know Malcolm Taylor does that on special request, I've seen a few coming from him. Very very interesting results.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-11-2011
Replies: 4,566
Views: 1,302,153
Posted By hans voralberg
Michael your shots always have great color...

Michael your shots always have great color despite crap processing, any tips on how you get that?
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-06-2011
Replies: 107
Views: 20,195
Posted By hans voralberg
Well the OP is Vietnamese and there's little...

Well the OP is Vietnamese and there's little dialect/language variation in Vietnam so I don't think he has much trouble ;) And you'll be surprised how many people can speak English up there as it has...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-05-2011
Replies: 37
Views: 5,131
Posted By hans voralberg
For that budget get a OM-2n and be happy :)

For that budget get a OM-2n and be happy :)
Forum: RFF News 12-03-2011
Replies: 174
Views: 15,651
Posted By hans voralberg
Whew good to have it back! Didn't have much to do...

Whew good to have it back! Didn't have much to do on the net for the last week without this.
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-03-2011
Replies: 20
Views: 2,105
Posted By hans voralberg
Lots of people shoot with 50 on this forum :) For...

Lots of people shoot with 50 on this forum :) For 3-4 years all I shoot with on the street is a 50, but now mostly 35.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-22-2011
Replies: 25
Views: 7,462
Posted By hans voralberg
Jamie can you post a pic? I'm not quite sure I...

Jamie can you post a pic? I'm not quite sure I got it yet.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-21-2011
Replies: 6
Views: 1,037
Posted By hans voralberg
Call Nikon Service Centre? I think they might be...

Call Nikon Service Centre? I think they might be able to help.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 11-20-2011
Replies: 2,125
Views: 589,449
Posted By hans voralberg
My Leica IIIf and Summitar with original barn...

My Leica IIIf and Summitar with original barn door hood :)

https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-BwvHTOt9aN4/TsjUhAOcFdI/AAAAAAAAAaM/fGIvZWbBJwo/s800/_DSC6802.jpg
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-20-2011
Replies: 20
Views: 2,698
Posted By hans voralberg
Well it's not very common in the first place and...

Well it's not very common in the first place and it's called the forgotten Leica (http://www.stevehuffphoto.com/2010/10/13/the-forgotten-leica-the-m1-by-konstantinos-besios/)!
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-19-2011
Replies: 20
Views: 2,698
Posted By hans voralberg
Not a bad starting bid considering it is quite...

Not a bad starting bid considering it is quite unique. I'd love to give that a go.
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-18-2011
Replies: 10
Views: 1,343
Posted By hans voralberg
Looks more like some guy rub fingers on it, or...

Looks more like some guy rub fingers on it, or haze. Send it to Keith it'd be back in a ziffy.
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-17-2011
Replies: 10
Views: 1,343
Posted By hans voralberg
The closest to you is probably London dealers...

The closest to you is probably London dealers like Red Dot, or Keith Leedham. But that lens is very easy to DIY.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-14-2011
Replies: 7
Views: 1,602
Posted By hans voralberg
Beautiful lens if anything, don't know much about...

Beautiful lens if anything, don't know much about serial numbers I afraid. So i guess you have one of the last DR ever produced?
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-14-2011
Replies: 33
Views: 3,508
Posted By hans voralberg
Check self-timer and viewfinder for separation or...

Check self-timer and viewfinder for separation or other degradations, and check for alignment I guess. That's all I can think of.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 11-14-2011
Replies: 104
Views: 15,166
Posted By hans voralberg
I started out with Ilford because I was living in...

I started out with Ilford because I was living in England =)) Still using it mostly HP5+, here's a few:

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3203/3116010590_7114eb8cdd_b.jpg...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-13-2011
Replies: 7,409
Views: 3,777,621
Posted By hans voralberg
If I'm not mistaken you fixed something in...

If I'm not mistaken you fixed something in addition to the RRS plate as well right?

@Photon42: the L-plate is a 3rd-party bottom plate from Really Right Stuff, it grips the body much better than the...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-12-2011
Replies: 7,409
Views: 3,777,621
Posted By hans voralberg
^ Is that the RRS bottom plate and L-plate...

^ Is that the RRS bottom plate and L-plate attachment?
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 11-11-2011
Replies: 17
Views: 2,554
Posted By hans voralberg
Well if you pay $50 for a website I wouldn't call...

Well if you pay $50 for a website I wouldn't call it anywhere near good! I used to work in a team who charges north of 10k just for a basic website that won't give the future admin heart-attack or...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 11-11-2011
Replies: 17
Views: 4,934
Posted By hans voralberg
Holy christ! The Maxwell screen shot up there is...

Holy christ! The Maxwell screen shot up there is just eye-popping, guess I have to save up for one!
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-10-2011
Replies: 19
Views: 2,141
Posted By hans voralberg
If you happen to have a chance to play with a...

If you happen to have a chance to play with a D700 I'd love to hear how it compare viewfinder wise Emra.

Real test for ISO is 3200 and up these day, I regularly shot at the level on the D700 because...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-08-2011
Replies: 7,409
Views: 3,777,621
Posted By hans voralberg
^ Is the battery cover after-market? I've never...

^ Is the battery cover after-market? I've never seen an M6 with that slotted battery cover before?
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-08-2011
Replies: 6
Views: 1,576
Posted By hans voralberg
Cosmetic I guess, red on black looks way cooler.

Cosmetic I guess, red on black looks way cooler.
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 11-06-2011
Replies: 3
Views: 909
Posted By hans voralberg
Now that's a hypothesis worthy of research...

Now that's a hypothesis worthy of research funding :D:p
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-02-2011
Replies: 8
Views: 1,301
Posted By hans voralberg
Hi Kshapero is the lens very long? Im kinda used...

Hi Kshapero is the lens very long? Im kinda used to short chubby lens, and how short is the throw, 180 degree turn to infinity or less?
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-02-2011
Replies: 7
Views: 1,683
Posted By hans voralberg
Well database is not always correct. And I don't...

Well database is not always correct. And I don't think there's a fake Elmar 90/4. And the M-mount is not rare either.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-02-2011
Replies: 8
Views: 1,301
Posted By hans voralberg
Which 90mm lens for short focus throw?

Hi all recently I find that im moving towards the 85-90mm range alot, and I already have the Nikkor 85/2 and 105/2.5, both are stellar lens but the focus throw is looooong and I missed quite a few...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-25-2011
Replies: 28
Views: 2,933
Posted By hans voralberg
Yep still fine for AF, no problem there.

Yep still fine for AF, no problem there.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-25-2011
Replies: 95
Views: 5,575
Posted By hans voralberg
Mine was a M3 with Summicron DR, still one of my...

Mine was a M3 with Summicron DR, still one of my favorite shooting kit.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-24-2011
Replies: 17
Views: 1,796
Posted By hans voralberg
Then why switch if you have to gothrough so much...

Then why switch if you have to gothrough so much trouble?
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 10-22-2011
Replies: 1
Views: 830
Posted By hans voralberg
Try the Hassy Acute Matte D, should be bright...

Try the Hassy Acute Matte D, should be bright enough for you.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-22-2011
Replies: 8
Views: 1,302
Posted By hans voralberg
The last one is beautiful, never heard of the...

The last one is beautiful, never heard of the conflict before, may be I was too young.
Forum: DIYS Modifications 10-20-2011
Replies: 31
Views: 6,341
Posted By hans voralberg
As long as it has not physically separated far...

As long as it has not physically separated far beyond each other it shouldn't be a problem, I have a few lens like that, works fine.
Forum: Travel 10-11-2011
Replies: 17
Views: 2,408
Posted By hans voralberg
I think every where in HK is good for...

I think every where in HK is good for photography, each place has its own uniqueness.

Tsim Sha Shui has a lot of obscure basements and small alleys which offers great contrast to the main streets....
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 10-09-2011
Replies: 16
Views: 2,626
Posted By hans voralberg
You need it shipped to where? You can buy Rodinal...

You need it shipped to where? You can buy Rodinal in Singapore?
Forum: Photo Software 10-08-2011
Replies: 7
Views: 1,064
Posted By hans voralberg
Why not jpgs?

Why not jpgs?
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-08-2011
Replies: 18
Views: 3,070
Posted By hans voralberg
That is a very beautiful engraving!

That is a very beautiful engraving!
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 10-07-2011
Replies: 4
Views: 1,307
Posted By hans voralberg
Check clubsnap.com classified, it's Singapore...

Check clubsnap.com classified, it's Singapore biggest photo community and plenty of Leica user. Or you could email Chiif from chiifcamera, I think he will be able to help you out as his shop is next...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-07-2011
Replies: 7
Views: 1,335
Posted By hans voralberg
What goes around comes around eh! Looking forward...

What goes around comes around eh! Looking forward to more pics from the camera.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-05-2011
Replies: 14
Views: 2,966
Posted By hans voralberg
I guess is the Rigid optic has the capacity to...

I guess is the Rigid optic has the capacity to focus closer and Leica just don't make it available. And yes your thought is right, you have to put the goggles on and off when changing ranges. If it's...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 10-05-2011
Replies: 20
Views: 3,525
Posted By hans voralberg
From DAG (http://www.dagcamera.com/). 10 chars.

From DAG (http://www.dagcamera.com/). 10 chars.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-03-2011
Replies: 14
Views: 2,966
Posted By hans voralberg
I dont think you can do that unless you have...

I dont think you can do that unless you have something to keep the little ball down?
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 10-01-2011
Replies: 10
Views: 1,824
Posted By hans voralberg
Why not, and who the hell charge $150 for a...

Why not, and who the hell charge $150 for a clean? It's just a sensor like any other camera, a sensor cleaning kit will do. Any camera can get dust, you can't seal the lens mount opening.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-27-2011
Replies: 5
Views: 1,306
Posted By hans voralberg
He'll sort it out easily, the amount of equipment...

He'll sort it out easily, the amount of equipment he has in his barn is mind-blowing (for a barn in the middle of nowhere).
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 09-24-2011
Replies: 14
Views: 1,951
Posted By hans voralberg
Sounds like a very good fine :) The lens alone...

Sounds like a very good fine :) The lens alone cost that much normally.
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 09-21-2011
Replies: 24
Views: 2,927
Posted By hans voralberg
Congrats on starting university, the endless...

Congrats on starting university, the endless parties will come soon. May be not with your workload, when I was in Uni my schedule consist mostly of chatting to profs in bars, reading, drinking,...
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