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Forum: Optics Theory - 08-07-2019
Replies: 10
Views: 615
Posted By NeonKnight
Spherical Aberration Solved!

https://gizmodo.com/a-mexican-physicist-solved-a-2-000-year-old-problem-tha-1837031984

How long until we see this in new products? How do you all think it affects the premium brands?
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 05-18-2019
Replies: 12
Views: 596
Posted By NeonKnight
I found that I was cropping many shots taken with...

I found that I was cropping many shots taken with my 50mm in post so I decided to try a 75mm Summarit lens. The 75mm Summarit is an amazing lens and it feels good on the camera; the focus ring is in...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-27-2019
Replies: 31
Views: 1,004
Posted By NeonKnight
This new feature is so annoying and I'm sick of...

This new feature is so annoying and I'm sick of cheapskates asking for a lower price or telling me that they are starving students/retirees that would give my listing a loving home. This one guy...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 09-07-2018
Replies: 34
Views: 1,472
Posted By NeonKnight
Cal, I'm not following. Could you elaborate on...

Cal, I'm not following. Could you elaborate on this technique?
Forum: Fuji Digital General Discussion 07-19-2018
Replies: 47
Views: 3,847
Posted By NeonKnight
Looks like it has the newer 24.2 MP sensor,...

Looks like it has the newer 24.2 MP sensor, wonder if it will have the Acros simulation?
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 06-14-2018
Replies: 74
Views: 4,261
Posted By NeonKnight
Ignore them if you want but I do think they are...

Ignore them if you want but I do think they are still providing a valuable service. A lot of Leica users could not do any better. We are all at differnet skill levels but hopefully we are having...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-10-2018
Replies: 34
Views: 1,287
Posted By NeonKnight
I think so. To me the Leica is the ultimate...

I think so. To me the Leica is the ultimate precision camera, you can use it to get the most out of your negative, on the other hand, Lomo is beauty in imperfection. I like Lomo products and have...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-10-2018
Replies: 34
Views: 1,287
Posted By NeonKnight
I agree that they are pretty cool. The ability to...

I agree that they are pretty cool. The ability to experiment and surprise yourself after every roll is one of the joys/pains of film. I've been wanting to try their purple film.

The example link is...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-09-2018
Replies: 34
Views: 1,287
Posted By NeonKnight
I'm just gonna leave this...

I'm just gonna leave this here...

https://www.lomography.com/magazine/284615-brigette-bloom-talks-float-on-film-soaking
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-28-2018
Replies: 151
Views: 7,998
Posted By NeonKnight
I don't think so and you can always shoot at 1/60...

I don't think so and you can always shoot at 1/60 and 1/125 without batteries. It's such a great camera, very sad to hear it's gone.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-18-2018
Replies: 409
Views: 18,905
Posted By NeonKnight
These shots clearly show that Kodachrome really...

These shots clearly show that Kodachrome really does live up to all the hype. Keep em coming...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 05-12-2018
Replies: 51
Views: 14,362
Posted By NeonKnight
Thank you, all for your responses. I am starting...

Thank you, all for your responses. I am starting to think that this may be a factory error or some cruel trick, haha. It really does look like an Elmar. Unfortunately, I don't have a digital M so...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 05-09-2018
Replies: 51
Views: 14,362
Posted By NeonKnight
I came across this lens on eBay and had to have...

I came across this lens on eBay and had to have it. I've never seen a collapsable 35mm lens before. Any info on this neat lens is very...
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-27-2018
Replies: 83
Views: 2,224
Posted By NeonKnight
Sorry, I meant to say that the Summarit's images...

Sorry, I meant to say that the Summarit's images look more vivid and show less grain.

I generally shoot 400 speed film and overall using super high quality lenses just makes the pictures seem more...
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-26-2018
Replies: 83
Views: 2,224
Posted By NeonKnight
My Leica 35mm Summarit makes Fuji 400H look...

My Leica 35mm Summarit makes Fuji 400H look "digital" with very crisp details and high contrast edges. Compared to other decent lenses like my 40mm Sonnar, pictures are not as detailed and seem to...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 03-15-2018
Replies: 44
Views: 2,239
Posted By NeonKnight
I think the original Hologon had a bubble level...

I think the original Hologon had a bubble level to help tame distortion. Cornerfix might help with the color shift. But why didn't you consider the voigtlander 15mm? Seems like it would be much less...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-09-2018
Replies: 25
Views: 1,662
Posted By NeonKnight
What a bummer. CTprecisa 100 is one of my...

What a bummer. CTprecisa 100 is one of my favorite films.
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 02-05-2018
Replies: 24
Views: 7,238
Posted By NeonKnight
This thread reminded me of an interesting blog...

This thread reminded me of an interesting blog post on field curvature. Notice how differently these two lens perform in the...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-23-2018
Replies: 7
Views: 925
Posted By NeonKnight
My old set up was a Rollei 40mm LTM on a 0.58...

My old set up was a Rollei 40mm LTM on a 0.58 body using an adapter to show the 35mm framelines. I found the coverage to be accurate, just be a little extra careful when you are up close to a...
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-08-2018
Replies: 26
Views: 1,204
Posted By NeonKnight
I bought a Leica M7 from France and the seller...

I bought a Leica M7 from France and the seller shipped through Chronopost. Unfortunately, this service did not have a customs broker and the package was held up for a few weeks and cost me a lot of...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 01-03-2018
Replies: 9
Views: 3,220
Posted By NeonKnight
I think to get this look you'll want to be fairly...

I think to get this look you'll want to be fairly close to your subject, maybe arms length? The first two images look thin, i.e., underexposed. Being closer might help here. I like the image from...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 01-03-2018
Replies: 9
Views: 3,220
Posted By NeonKnight
Are you using flash? That would cool things...

Are you using flash? That would cool things down. Are you scanning these yourself? If so, I would just mess around with the white balance. If you are getting lab scans I think the Noritsu machines...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-03-2018
Replies: 49
Views: 2,848
Posted By NeonKnight
I feel like they purposefully lowball with the...

I feel like they purposefully lowball with the hope that you won't want to deal with waiting for them to return your gear and sell elsewhere. They really need put prices up that faithfully reflect...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-08-2017
Replies: 38
Views: 2,506
Posted By NeonKnight
I think the M6 classic is the way to go. ...

I think the M6 classic is the way to go. Especially if you can find one of the early ones without the lug protectors or the Big M6 models.
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 12-06-2017
Replies: 56
Views: 2,998
Posted By NeonKnight
I find the computer processing and storage...

I find the computer processing and storage demands for images from these larger sensors to be very burdensome and this was the main reason that I sold my M9! I now stick to 18mb film scans and my 12...
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 06-17-2017
Replies: 373
Views: 41,898
Posted By NeonKnight
You really do feel the chaos here and it's a good...

You really do feel the chaos here and it's a good example of how a 35mm lens gives a very natural view.
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 06-14-2017
Replies: 373
Views: 41,898
Posted By NeonKnight
Michael, thanks for sharing your photos and...

Michael, thanks for sharing your photos and experience. I really enjoy the colors and composition here. Do you shoot your portraits wide open or close to it and how do you control depth of field so...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-24-2017
Replies: 69
Views: 3,313
Posted By NeonKnight
I think documentary could be a good way to...

I think documentary could be a good way to describe street photos. I see a lot of images labeled street that really don't have a punchline but do a good job documenting the scene.
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-23-2017
Replies: 4
Views: 766
Posted By NeonKnight
I use Richard photo lab. Their prices are...

I use Richard photo lab. Their prices are competitive and every once in awhile they have promotions on processing and printing.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 03-13-2017
Replies: 51
Views: 3,180
Posted By NeonKnight
No simple answer and a lot of testing will be...

No simple answer and a lot of testing will be necessary. Focusing scales are a good starting point but you also need to take field curvature into consideration. For example, I regularly use a 28...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 12-13-2016
Replies: 165
Views: 9,881
Posted By NeonKnight
Anyone notice that the M system is not available...

Anyone notice that the M system is not available on the Leica website? Just went there today to get a PDF brochure and all the M stuff seems to 404 on me. The other camera systems are still loading.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount Copies 12-12-2016
Replies: 36
Views: 12,916
Posted By NeonKnight
Had this lens for awhile and enjoyed it on my M8....

Had this lens for awhile and enjoyed it on my M8. Super sharp but also had horrible CA. Would recommend for use with film if you don't mind using an external finder.
Forum: RFF Polls 12-08-2016
Replies: 56
Views: 5,250
Posted By NeonKnight
I like that UPS lets me reroute packages to my...

I like that UPS lets me reroute packages to my local UPS store for pickup. FedEx ground is horrible.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 10-20-2016
Replies: 211
Views: 26,242
Posted By NeonKnight
The sample pictures seem artificial. Will wait to...

The sample pictures seem artificial. Will wait to see how things look on film.
Forum: Zeiss Contax 10-19-2016
Replies: 2
Views: 948
Posted By NeonKnight
http://rangefinderforum.com/forums/attachment.php?...

http://rangefinderforum.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=104898&d=1476930227

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=104899&d=1476930243

http://www.rangefinderforum....
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 10-17-2016
Replies: 211
Views: 26,242
Posted By NeonKnight
I wonder if Leica plans on remaking other vintage...

I wonder if Leica plans on remaking other vintage lenses like the 21 Super Angulon or the first 35 Summicron? Anyways, like many have said it’s hard to justify this lens when the 28 f/2.8 can be had...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 10-17-2016
Replies: 211
Views: 26,242
Posted By NeonKnight
It's...

It's here!

http://leicarumors.com/2016/10/17/thsi-is-the-new-leica-summaron-m-28mm-f5-6-lens.aspx/
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 06-08-2016
Replies: 31
Views: 3,310
Posted By NeonKnight
Thanks. Because of the camera's reliability...

Thanks. Because of the camera's reliability issues I mainly used it to take snapshots with experimental films:

Ektar
Lomography redscale
Lomography 800
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 06-08-2016
Replies: 31
Views: 3,310
Posted By NeonKnight
SL35 Pictures: 50 f1.4...

SL35 Pictures:

50 f1.4...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 06-07-2016
Replies: 31
Views: 3,310
Posted By NeonKnight
I used a German made SL35 for years but needed to...

I used a German made SL35 for years but needed to move on because of reliability issues with the shutter. I find the SL35 to be one of the nicest looking SLRs of all time. It's small and simple which...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-21-2016
Replies: 40
Views: 2,564
Posted By NeonKnight
I use a 50mm as my main lens. The biggest reason...

I use a 50mm as my main lens. The biggest reason is because I like how it is framed in the M9's viewfinder; the 35mm frame lines just don't leave enough room for me to compose as comfortably. Also, a...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 01-07-2016
Replies: 0
Views: 2,004
Posted By NeonKnight
Rollei Blackbird

Would anyone be able to help me create a Lightroom profile for the now discontinued Rollei Blackbird film? Although it was a challenge to shoot, the results were unique and I'm having a hard time...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 10-29-2015
Replies: 30
Views: 4,731
Posted By NeonKnight
Reid Reviews has an article containing a ton of...

Reid Reviews has an article containing a ton of pictures made in the field with this lens.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount Copies 10-23-2015
Replies: 8
Views: 3,205
Posted By NeonKnight
The TC-1's lens is spectacular and the LTM...

The TC-1's lens is spectacular and the LTM version of it was made in celebration of its high performance so I doubt the designers would deviate unnecessarily from the original's design.
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 10-23-2015
Replies: 183
Views: 27,390
Posted By NeonKnight
About 10 years ago I decided to try photography...

About 10 years ago I decided to try photography and bought a used Rolleiflex SL 35 camera. The Rollei was a joy to use and like a Leica it was small, simple to operate, all mechanical, made in...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-01-2015
Replies: 90
Views: 4,962
Posted By NeonKnight
Leica M8 + 24 mm f/3.8

Leica M8 + 24 mm f/3.8
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 09-09-2015
Replies: 49
Views: 4,285
Posted By NeonKnight
I hope so. Pentax has some legendary lenses and...

I hope so. Pentax has some legendary lenses and it would be great to have the opportunity to shoot them full frame. The FA 77mm is one of my all-time favorites.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 04-30-2015
Replies: 63
Views: 7,928
Posted By NeonKnight
I dropped by the DC Leica store today while on my...

I dropped by the DC Leica store today while on my way home from work. The staff are always really friendly and are happy to let me handle what ever I want. I was really stunned by the M60, it's a...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 01-08-2015
Replies: 128
Views: 36,624
Posted By NeonKnight
The M8. I mostly shoot black and white and...

The M8. I mostly shoot black and white and appreciate the extra infrared sensitivity of the M8's sensor. I also find the file size of its pictures more manageable than newer cameras'.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-18-2013
Replies: 4
Views: 740
Posted By NeonKnight
Thank you, all. This is very helpful.

Thank you, all. This is very helpful.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-17-2013
Replies: 4
Views: 740
Posted By NeonKnight
Dr5 processing advice

Hello all,

I love to shoot chromes and am interested in trying out dr5 processing with some Kodak Tx 400 - my favorite BW film. I plan on shooting the film at 400 iso but am especially unsure if...
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