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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 1 Week Ago
Replies: 1,280
Views: 334,266
Posted By Alberti
Shooting a...

Shooting a filmer

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/31687/U31687I1560257085.SEQ.0.jpg She was filming with her phone while walking up into the central square in Brussels.
MM1,...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 1 Week Ago
Replies: 1,280
Views: 334,266
Posted By Alberti
. . . Not in the mirror . ....

. . . Not in the mirror . . .

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/31687/U31687I1560256503.SEQ.0.jpg
In front of the Photography Museum, Rotterdam
MM1, Canon 50/1.4
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 1 Week Ago
Replies: 1,295
Views: 333,583
Posted By Alberti
http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery...

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/31687/U31687I1560241757.SEQ.0.jpg
The35 summicron version I is great for black and white :angel:
Barbershop, The Hague NL
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 1 Week Ago
Replies: 5,248
Views: 786,579
Posted By Alberti
Having a passion for light . . . and...

Having a passion for light . . . and dark
http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/31687/U31687I1560235944.SEQ.0.jpg
MM-1, Minolta 28mm
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 1 Week Ago
Replies: 5,248
Views: 786,579
Posted By Alberti
http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery...

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/31687/U31687I1560235945.SEQ.1.jpg

Using a red filter to enhance contrast . . I liked the reflections in the restaurant window on the left.
MM1,...
Forum: Photography General Interest 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 5,460
Views: 483,585
Posted By Alberti
http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery...

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/31687/U31687I1558286955.SEQ.0.jpg

A nice backdrop for the green grass: Japanese Garden, The Hague

Nikon-HC LTM50
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 05-12-2019
Replies: 27
Views: 1,404
Posted By Alberti
Erwin Puts puts it as following . . . and as...

Erwin Puts puts it as following


. . . and as far as I am concerned, even in normal light situations.

from his March 2019 (http://photo.imx.nl//blog/files/archive-march-2019.html) blog.



There...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-17-2019
Replies: 94
Views: 2,778
Posted By Alberti
http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery...

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/31687/U31687I1555568955.SEQ.0.jpg
The last user of the telescope had been looking at the spire
ZM28
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 04-17-2019
Replies: 27
Views: 1,404
Posted By Alberti
It looks like the "conspicuous consumption",...

It looks like the "conspicuous consumption", albeit, by taking off the red 'expensive camera button' on the front and not using it all the time, not many recognize the camera brand anymore. The body...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-17-2019
Replies: 94
Views: 2,778
Posted By Alberti
A bridge of many...

A bridge of many sighs

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/31687/U31687I1555529961.SEQ.0.jpg

. . about memories. Likewise about some posts
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 04-17-2019
Replies: 27
Views: 1,404
Posted By Alberti
I agree to your remarks on the big price gap -...

I agree to your remarks on the big price gap - and in the past some have pointed to the fact of [former] ties with the likes of the LMHV group: Leica as positioned as an upmarket brand.
That does...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-06-2019
Replies: 321
Views: 53,280
Posted By Alberti
http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery...

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/31687/U31687I1554621027.SEQ.0.jpg
Today, churches are a mere reflection of their great past
VC 15mm I, MM
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-06-2019
Replies: 321
Views: 53,280
Posted By Alberti
Hotspot http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery...

Hotspot
http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/31687/U31687I1554619535.SEQ.0.jpg
m240
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-19-2019
Replies: 5,460
Views: 483,585
Posted By Alberti
Mars http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/ga...

Mars
http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/31687/U31687I1552983732.SEQ.0.jpg
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 03-17-2019
Replies: 5,248
Views: 786,579
Posted By Alberti
Coffee Bag Rags...

Coffee Bag Rags
http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/31687/med_U31687I1552894489.SEQ.0.jpg
in an unintended sculpture,
someone made an improvised way marker
Au Pain Quotidien,...
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 03-17-2019
Replies: 1,498
Views: 95,122
Posted By Alberti
Out in the...

Out in the rain

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/31687/med_U31687I1552894066.SEQ.0.jpg
J3, MM
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-07-2019
Replies: 5,460
Views: 483,585
Posted By Alberti
http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery...

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/31687/U31687I1551956160.SEQ.0.jpg
Downtown Rotterdam, Coolsingel
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 03-04-2019
Replies: 1,498
Views: 95,122
Posted By Alberti
Going to my...

Going to my wedding
http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/31687/med_U31687I1551769893.SEQ.0.jpg

In the new "Brooklyn" area of Rotterdam
Forum: Nikon Historical Society 02-16-2019
Replies: 130
Views: 114,318
Posted By Alberti
I have a problem with a Nikon PC 85mm lens. When...

I have a problem with a Nikon PC 85mm lens. When I attach it to the Nikon S-M adapter then it sort of sticks and the whole turns very stiff. The adapter on itself is buttery smooth of course; also...
Forum: Nikon Historical Society 11-29-2018
Replies: 130
Views: 114,318
Posted By Alberti
You must have the lens first set to infinity,...

You must have the lens first set to infinity, then lock it to the adapter !
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-24-2018
Replies: 8,778
Views: 855,770
Posted By Alberti
Heart breaking

A Zeiss Sonnar F2 from the fleabay that however is so full of grease I can cry.
https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4857/45302554884_a644a052e4_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2c2erfu)

You can see the drop of...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 11-21-2018
Replies: 21
Views: 1,286
Posted By Alberti
Having had one of the later 91's in LTM I noticed...

Having had one of the later 91's in LTM I noticed it did not focus well but is was a stellar performer; I have now bought the contax/M adapter but now I find the only Jupiter-8's are Jupiter 8-M ones...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 11-20-2018
Replies: 163
Views: 3,995
Posted By Alberti
I'm glad the price did not go up with the stock...

I'm glad the price did not go up with the stock market.

When the market moves to a bear market, luxury goods might get a slapping. Except the best branded, to signify and defy.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 11-17-2018
Replies: 163
Views: 3,995
Posted By Alberti
Yes, I have had corrosion detected at the...

Yes, I have had corrosion detected at the inspection (take-in department) of Leitz in Solms of the mechanics (plugs and switches) in both the M8 and MM1 when I sent them in for maintenance. So yes -...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 11-17-2018
Replies: 163
Views: 3,995
Posted By Alberti
I Holland they fell too, a mint M9-P copy with...

I Holland they fell too, a mint M9-P copy with steel/grey leather offered for €2500 looked nice too.
They are eight-ten years old now. That puts the trade-in value at below € 1.200 I think for a...
Forum: Nikon Mirrorless 11-16-2018
Replies: 25
Views: 1,064
Posted By Alberti
That is also what I think, the lack of resolution...

That is also what I think, the lack of resolution of the old Canon 0.95 [designed for video camera's?] matched video very well because of the inherent low res of film - you don't notice in the flow...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-16-2018
Replies: 580
Views: 85,122
Posted By Alberti
At her birthday

Jupiter 3
https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/31687/U31687I1542442892.SEQ.0.jpg
Just slightly out of focus which is so easy with these lenses but charming nevertheless
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-11-2018
Replies: 580
Views: 85,122
Posted By Alberti
http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery...

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/31687/med_U31687I1541969169.SEQ.0.jpg
I forgot to focus but love that white car speeding along - that almost looks like a wooden car
Jupiter-3...
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-09-2018
Replies: 166
Views: 4,380
Posted By Alberti
That's going to cost us even more . . My...

That's going to cost us even more . .
My internet account offers me a hosting, but I have not been able to just dump pictures in a reasonable res 0,5k - 2K there - but I should have a look.

As far...
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-06-2018
Replies: 166
Views: 4,380
Posted By Alberti
The high res uploads are in part due to the easy...

The high res uploads are in part due to the easy Lightroom coupling where you can export the files and they even are managed (changes passed on). yes, that upload is full res, I can't change that and...
Forum: Nikon Historical Society 11-05-2018
Replies: 130
Views: 114,318
Posted By Alberti
I saw a CZ Tessar 50mm in Contax-I mount (so very...

I saw a CZ Tessar 50mm in Contax-I mount (so very early, probably pre-war).
Is that also compatible with the Amadeo adapter?
107841
(seen at KEH)
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-01-2018
Replies: 580
Views: 85,122
Posted By Alberti
https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4137/4890765422_605...

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4137/4890765422_60525bcd4b_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/8sbsaL)
I was cycling along myself trying to keep up with the guy which was really hard . . so it is not a 'real pan...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-01-2018
Replies: 580
Views: 85,122
Posted By Alberti
a classic beauty.

a classic beauty.
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 10-28-2018
Replies: 5,248
Views: 786,579
Posted By Alberti
Here I see what high contrast means with black on...

Here I see what high contrast means with black on black. Nice!
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 10-24-2018
Replies: 1,498
Views: 95,122
Posted By Alberti
Great. If you could show it to someone from 150...

Great.
If you could show it to someone from 150 years back they would think it is some kind of religious gadget.
It is.
Forum: Nikon RF 10-20-2018
Replies: 39
Views: 3,607
Posted By Alberti
Too bad the link has expired and what Nikon only...

Too bad the link has expired and what Nikon only has is new lenses in their line-up.
Ah, a history forgone
Forum: Optics Theory - 10-19-2018
Replies: 66
Views: 16,350
Posted By Alberti
Sonnar is a household word now, thanks to a lot...

Sonnar is a household word now, thanks to a lot of discussions like this one which means under American law that the name can be used by any lens manufacturer . . .
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE - Film 10-19-2018
Replies: 183
Views: 94,459
Posted By Alberti
Just now I'm at it, I found another wide open...

Just now I'm at it, I found another wide open picture
https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5622/20254038933_f57d5e0ea9_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/wRMf8P)
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE - Film 10-19-2018
Replies: 183
Views: 94,459
Posted By Alberti
A showcase for my bokeh...

A showcase for my bokeh :
http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/31687/med_U31687I1539938944.SEQ.0.jpg
even though sometimes with complex backgrounds it gets a bit swirly.

And one for...
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE - Film 10-19-2018
Replies: 183
Views: 94,459
Posted By Alberti
Great find at € 20. I use the 40'ies rubber cap...

Great find at € 20.

I use the 40'ies rubber cap on M-Rokkor 28mm ; I have a metal chinese 40.5 mm cap for the 40mm). This is much more slick. After all, I only need to prevent my fingers to touch...
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 10-15-2018
Replies: 1,498
Views: 95,122
Posted By Alberti
https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/galler...

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/31687/U31687I1539599649.SEQ.0.jpg
In Gent, at noon, with a Nikon F:2 sonnar lens
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 10-15-2018
Replies: 5,248
Views: 786,579
Posted By Alberti
https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/galler...

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/31687/U31687I1539599260.SEQ.0.jpg

A special take on the bubble economy
Nikkor-HC F2 LTM
Forum: Optics Theory - 09-29-2018
Replies: 1,841
Views: 1,730,918
Posted By Alberti
Great shot (somehow reminds me of Wilhelm...

Great shot (somehow reminds me of Wilhelm Tell)
Curious - Did you use the EVF?
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 09-24-2018
Replies: 5,248
Views: 786,579
Posted By Alberti
Nocturnal pleasures

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/31687/U31687I1537799822.SEQ.0.jpg

Nancy Fr
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 09-02-2018
Replies: 5,248
Views: 786,579
Posted By Alberti
Haphazardly thrown...

Haphazardly thrown around

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/31687/U31687I1535955579.SEQ.0.jpg

M-Rokkor 28, very good as long as I don't turn it to the sun
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-26-2018
Replies: 5,460
Views: 483,585
Posted By Alberti
Welcome! https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgall...

Welcome!

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/31687/U31687I1535353634.SEQ.0.jpg
M240, 35/2

inspired by Jamie Pillers' snake
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 08-20-2018
Replies: 24
Views: 3,000
Posted By Alberti
Question: does this lens have a color cast? The...

Question: does this lens have a color cast?
The lens size is what I like. Too bad the minimum focus is 1 meter: this limits its use as a lens for roaming.
But the second hand price difference with...
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 08-19-2018
Replies: 1,498
Views: 95,122
Posted By Alberti
https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/galler...

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/31687/U31687I1534749310.SEQ.0.jpg
Rotterdam
Markthal
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 08-19-2018
Replies: 1,498
Views: 95,122
Posted By Alberti
great shot! Who's who? ;)

great shot! Who's who? ;)
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 08-12-2018
Replies: 5,248
Views: 786,579
Posted By Alberti
Stealthy...

Stealthy art

https://farm1.staticflickr.com/934/30053843698_f2614c9941_b.jpg

The disappearing building, Rotterdam
MM/M-Rokkor 40
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 07-23-2018
Replies: 1,498
Views: 95,122
Posted By Alberti
festivities https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2943/15...

festivities
https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2943/15232805427_4636fb2c15_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/pd57mk)
Say Cheese (https://flic.kr/p/pd57mk)
M240/15mm VC
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 07-22-2018
Replies: 1,498
Views: 95,122
Posted By Alberti
My favourite...

My favourite pastime

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/31687/U31687I1532328235.SEQ.0.jpg
MM/50mm
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 07-15-2018
Replies: 1,498
Views: 95,122
Posted By Alberti
Rotterdam, Blaak...

Rotterdam, Blaak station

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/31687/U31687I1531723848.SEQ.0.jpg

M240/21
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 07-15-2018
Replies: 5,248
Views: 786,579
Posted By Alberti
Summer...

Summer utensils

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/31687/U31687I1531722814.SEQ.0.jpg
Leica MM
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 07-05-2018
Replies: 1,498
Views: 95,122
Posted By Alberti
Rotterdam https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgal...

Rotterdam

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/31687/U31687I1530793500.SEQ.1.jpg
MM1, Jupiter 9 wide open
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 07-05-2018
Replies: 5,248
Views: 786,579
Posted By Alberti
On our...

On our patio

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/31687/U31687I1530793501.SEQ.2.jpg
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 07-02-2018
Replies: 1,498
Views: 95,122
Posted By Alberti
Alone with Post...

Alone with Post Malone

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/31687/U31687I1530532411.SEQ.0.jpg

MM, M-Rokkor 28
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 07-02-2018
Replies: 5,248
Views: 786,579
Posted By Alberti
From Amsterdam with love (or with an obsession ...

From Amsterdam with love (or with an obsession .. . )

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/31687/U31687I1530519121.SEQ.0.jpg

Around the corner at the Stedelijk Museum
MM, M-Rokkor...
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 06-10-2018
Replies: 5,248
Views: 786,579
Posted By Alberti
Greta exposé Vince about metering in the...

Greta exposé Vince about metering in the highlight and developing for the shadows - being the inverse of negative film.


As regards this: the dial takes up space, and if moved to the right then the...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount Copies 05-21-2018
Replies: 240
Views: 81,153
Posted By Alberti
When I got mine (1960?) i noticed some focussing...

When I got mine (1960?) i noticed some focussing shift. The grease was hard: after CLA it was fine.
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 05-21-2018
Replies: 1,498
Views: 95,122
Posted By Alberti
That dog certainly has got the blues . .

That dog certainly has got the blues . .
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 05-20-2018
Replies: 48
Views: 3,237
Posted By Alberti
Great series of one of those cities in...

Great series of one of those cities in distress.
I used to live in Hamilton, on the mountain, but even in the fifties downtown had those empty street areas - vacant lots - in the small business area...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 05-16-2018
Replies: 51
Views: 1,888
Posted By Alberti
Well, it took a long time as far as I can see to...

Well, it took a long time as far as I can see to start optimising lenses for that specific use.
In the last decade or more everything went to lines per mm and detail/resolving power, and while owners...
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-26-2018
Replies: 5,460
Views: 483,585
Posted By Alberti
Pole...

Pole Piece

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/31687/U31687I1522064676.SEQ.0.jpg
M, 40mm m-rokkor @ F4
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 03-25-2018
Replies: 595
Views: 72,482
Posted By Alberti
Always something menacing to our...

Always something menacing to our hearts

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/31687/U31687I1521972091.SEQ.0.jpg

Paris, city of hearts
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 03-04-2018
Replies: 5,248
Views: 786,579
Posted By Alberti
Black + white is cool at the photography academy,...

Black + white is cool at the photography academy, Rotterdam

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4701/39898466734_1b31c89bf3_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/23MG57S)
Het zwarte en witte is cool bij de...
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 03-04-2018
Replies: 1,498
Views: 95,122
Posted By Alberti
https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4665/38798631730_2e...

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4665/38798631730_2e2c8d9b0a_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/227v8uo)

rotterdam, early shoppers
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-27-2018
Replies: 101
Views: 8,784
Posted By Alberti
https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/galler...

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/31687/med_U31687I1519743660.SEQ.0.jpg

Amsterdam ferry
Forum: Leica Screw Mount Copies 02-26-2018
Replies: 240
Views: 81,153
Posted By Alberti
The Nikkor with its close up is great for...

The Nikkor with its close up is great for instance in a museum, like here in Gouda, NL.
Both full opening and close...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 02-25-2018
Replies: 7
Views: 1,607
Posted By Alberti
Hi Ko Fe, great find, I would like to see one too...

Hi Ko Fe, great find, I would like to see one too in my hands.
As regards color cast, I have a Mac and I should have a look again at Cornerfix (I used to have it on a Windoze machine) to fix also the...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-20-2018
Replies: 101
Views: 8,784
Posted By Alberti
https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4655/39365212615_6d...

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4655/39365212615_6de668c444_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/22Yz1fk)
Mooring line (https://flic.kr/p/22Yz1fk)
A bit abstract compo but you can image the rest.
Ferry rotterdam
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-19-2018
Replies: 5,460
Views: 483,585
Posted By Alberti
Vibrant Paris sidewalk...

Vibrant Paris sidewalk colors

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/31687/U31687I1519051975.SEQ.0.jpg

M, J-9
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-17-2018
Replies: 4,557
Views: 1,300,162
Posted By Alberti
Thanks - so do I - although I like the infinite...

Thanks - so do I - although I like the infinite layers of well almost distress in the earlier one. Look closely. They do make a good pair this way.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 02-17-2018
Replies: 7
Views: 1,607
Posted By Alberti
Up on...

Up on top

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4277/35049204823_6e0a864937_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/VpbkuT)
The pioneers (https://flic.kr/p/VpbkuT)

Up on the old vulcans of the Auvergne, France, where...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 02-16-2018
Replies: 7
Views: 1,607
Posted By Alberti
If I may shed a little light on the Russar 20 mm,...

If I may shed a little light on the Russar 20 mm, this has a very exeptional form of the exit pupil. This reduces the need for a ND filter, as Marco Cavina has explained in depth:

107029

As you...
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 02-13-2018
Replies: 1,498
Views: 95,122
Posted By Alberti
Not really a candid camera but some excellent...

Not really a candid camera but some excellent shots! `Lots of personality.
Forum: RFF News 01-16-2018
Replies: 85
Views: 6,702
Posted By Alberti
1) I like the black graphite/white font of the...

1) I like the black graphite/white font of the old site
2) I like the RFF structure - do not like the amalgamy of Flickr et al.
- I love the way the pictures pop up when clicked.
3) I love the...
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 01-15-2018
Replies: 1,498
Views: 95,122
Posted By Alberti
Shooting...

Shooting pause

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/31687/U31687I1516091776.SEQ.0.jpg

This crew sat down for a smoke during their filming activities in Delft, NL
Forum: RFF News 01-01-2018
Replies: 85
Views: 6,702
Posted By Alberti
Something I sort or like (or hate) is the...

Something I sort or like (or hate) is the possibility that is given in the Gallery (old) and also in LFI (in the posts) en in the RFF.new too: a button to say you like a picture that is posted.
It...
Forum: RFF News 01-01-2018
Replies: 85
Views: 6,702
Posted By Alberti
Absolutely like the new forum. The quality of...

Absolutely like the new forum.
The quality of rendering is great.
Surpasses everything. Better than LFI for instance. And the quality sells.

The gallery works. Direct upload works (but the last...
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 12-25-2017
Replies: 5,248
Views: 786,579
Posted By Alberti
Happy new year, drinking or not

A happy monochrome year to you all !

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/31687/U31687I1514201412.SEQ.0.jpg

Whether you support drinking or not, life is about much more important...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount Copies 12-08-2017
Replies: 240
Views: 81,153
Posted By Alberti
I have a summicron F2 coding, from left to right...

I have a summicron F2 coding, from left to right holding it in my hand with the knob on the right side:
BBBWBW
And that works good.

By the way I had the flange recess increased so the rangefinder...
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 12-03-2017
Replies: 1,498
Views: 95,122
Posted By Alberti
Empty...

Empty street

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/31687/U31687I1512301042.SEQ.0.jpg

A downtown street in Valenciennes, France, that easily can be looked at as 'picturesque'. But...
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 12-03-2017
Replies: 1,498
Views: 95,122
Posted By Alberti
Empty streets in dying...

Empty streets in dying cities
https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/31687/U31687I1512300528.SEQ.0.jpg
Valenciennes, France, downtown.
35mm, Summicron I
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 11-26-2017
Replies: 578
Views: 33,946
Posted By Alberti
I got my MM back after a long wait but the wait...

I got my MM back after a long wait but the wait was very rewarding.
The camera shines!
Thank you Leica! Greatly appreciated for the service.
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 11-26-2017
Replies: 5,248
Views: 786,579
Posted By Alberti
My MM back in town ...

My MM back in town :)

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4583/38594773256_7ec11b907b_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/21Nuit7)
Oude Gracht (https://flic.kr/p/21Nuit7) by Albert K....
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 11-16-2017
Replies: 1,498
Views: 95,122
Posted By Alberti
Our...

Our bubbles

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/31687/U31687I1510826864.SEQ.0.jpg

Berlin
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 11-16-2017
Replies: 1,498
Views: 95,122
Posted By Alberti
On...

On stage

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/31687/U31687I1510826514.SEQ.0.jpg

Berlin, Potzdammer Platz
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 10-28-2017
Replies: 5,248
Views: 786,579
Posted By Alberti
blessed all that...

blessed all that enter

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4232/35716821906_46ff26f0b7_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/Wqb3Nf)
Hardleers (https://flic.kr/p/Wqb3Nf) by Albert K....
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-25-2017
Replies: 5,460
Views: 483,585
Posted By Alberti
https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/galler...

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/31687/U31687I1508926126.SEQ.0.jpg

New chairs designed by Maarten Baas, NL, at the Dutch Design Week, Eindhoven
Give art more attention, please!
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 10-17-2017
Replies: 5,248
Views: 786,579
Posted By Alberti
. . . and Klaus, imho of museal quality.

. . . and Klaus, imho of museal quality.
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 09-26-2017
Replies: 5,248
Views: 786,579
Posted By Alberti
It must be a srew that screws the coding system...

It must be a srew that screws the coding system up. (I was the lucky owner of the Elmarit 90 first version with a screw in the wrong place).
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 09-04-2017
Replies: 1,498
Views: 95,122
Posted By Alberti
Gbull, surprise, surprise. Downtown will never...

Gbull, surprise, surprise.
Downtown will never be the same for her

great suspense cropping
Forum: Optics Theory - 08-24-2017
Replies: 1,841
Views: 1,730,918
Posted By Alberti
https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/galler...

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/31687/U31687I1503643457.SEQ.0.jpg

Jupiter-8 black. A great lens.
Needed to use the EVF and did that with pleasure - though even when the outcome...
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 08-15-2017
Replies: 1,498
Views: 95,122
Posted By Alberti
In Lille,...

In Lille, France

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/31687/U31687I1502800652.SEQ.0.jpg

Two professionals / two worlds
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 08-12-2017
Replies: 1,498
Views: 95,122
Posted By Alberti
Phil, nice silhouettes. Street photography . . ....

Phil, nice silhouettes.

Street photography . . .
Life on the streets, bristling or lonesome, straight or crooked.

The streets. Who knows what we encounter.
Some are proud enough with their camera...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-04-2017
Replies: 349
Views: 35,875
Posted By Alberti
https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4390/36321364396_49...

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4390/36321364396_49e4efe016_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/XkAudC)

Fruits more or less . . Maybe candied too.
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 08-04-2017
Replies: 1,498
Views: 95,122
Posted By Alberti
https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4329/35113582504_6c...

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4329/35113582504_6c1160002c_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/VuShJU)

Amsterdam, City of Scooters
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-04-2017
Replies: 349
Views: 35,875
Posted By Alberti
https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4403/36321364286_4d...

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4403/36321364286_4d15d67912_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/XkAubJ)

I remember this was a Canon 50mm lens
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 07-17-2017
Replies: 595
Views: 72,482
Posted By Alberti
Cool composition

Cool composition
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 07-16-2017
Replies: 5,248
Views: 786,579
Posted By Alberti
https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4206/35519301762_17...

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4206/35519301762_17a081c3b6_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/W7HGWw)
Walking the line (https://flic.kr/p/W7HGWw)

Almost an eeriness of a netherworld
'sHertogenbosch, The...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-16-2017
Replies: 5,460
Views: 483,585
Posted By Alberti
https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4320/35113583094_5d...

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4320/35113583094_5d36593e41_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/VuShV5)
Forever in orbit (https://flic.kr/p/VuShV5)
40mm
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-06-2017
Replies: 5,460
Views: 483,585
Posted By Alberti
http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery...

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/31687/U31687I1499412637.SEQ.0.jpg

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/31687/U31687I1499412839.SEQ.0.jpg

https://farm5.staticflickr.c...
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 07-05-2017
Replies: 1,498
Views: 95,122
Posted By Alberti
Graduation day

Waiting before the ceremony in in Augustijnenkerk, Dordrecht, NL

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/31687/U31687I1499281102.SEQ.1.jpg
In front of the church, the friends and...
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 07-05-2017
Replies: 1,498
Views: 95,122
Posted By Alberti
http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery...

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/31687/U31687I1499280306.SEQ.0.jpg

On the ferry in Rotterdam.
Notice the interesting billboard on the right for those who can read braille
Canon 1.4...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-03-2017
Replies: 88
Views: 9,630
Posted By Alberti
I like the grace that is descending from heaven...

I like the grace that is descending from heaven on this couple (who are in their whatsapp nirvana).
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 06-27-2017
Replies: 88
Views: 9,630
Posted By Alberti
How 3D the B&W is!

How 3D the B&W is!
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 06-27-2017
Replies: 88
Views: 9,630
Posted By Alberti
http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery...

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/31687/U31687I1498569127.SEQ.0.jpg

Inside our own bubble. Couldn't resist this title.
Terrace, Van Baerlestraat Amsterdam
Nikkor-HC 50. Not flare...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 06-27-2017
Replies: 88
Views: 9,630
Posted By Alberti
http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery...

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/31687/U31687I1444852277.SEQ.0.jpg

The healing power of pictures black cats is well known - a translation of the title of the panel -
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 06-26-2017
Replies: 1,498
Views: 95,122
Posted By Alberti
https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4230/35562967415_8d1...

https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4230/35562967415_8d14acb06c_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/WbzvdB)
The affluents in a society of their own (https://flic.kr/p/WbzvdB) by Albert K....
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-26-2017
Replies: 5,460
Views: 483,585
Posted By Alberti
https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4260/35548687035_514...

https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4260/35548687035_5141bbd7d0_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/Wajjaa)
MP014175 Vadoljak (https://flic.kr/p/Wajjaa) by Albert K. (https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/), on...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-06-2017
Replies: 5,460
Views: 483,585
Posted By Alberti
From my bucketlist:...

From my bucketlist:
https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4287/34747273660_f15dcc939d_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/UWuRTb)
Kyoto dairy bucket
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-30-2017
Replies: 5,460
Views: 483,585
Posted By Alberti
Great colors, Moto-Uno. here are two of mine of...

Great colors, Moto-Uno.

here are two of mine of Ottawa's tulip festival a few years ago that it reminded me...
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 05-25-2017
Replies: 218
Views: 22,809
Posted By Alberti
Sometimes we should just listen to our gut...

Sometimes we should just listen to our gut feeling that a photo will not be appreciated

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/31687/U31687I1495706346.SEQ.0.jpg
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 05-24-2017
Replies: 5,248
Views: 786,579
Posted By Alberti
Space as seen from Rotterdam

https://c1.staticflickr.com/3/2904/32826476593_66b5ae4758_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/S1LgQn)
Raise high, the roofbeam (https://flic.kr/p/S1LgQn)
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-20-2017
Replies: 10
Views: 898
Posted By Alberti
Well, I had mine CLA'd a few years back. One...

Well, I had mine CLA'd a few years back.
One important renewal was the replacement of the light sealing both on the back door mechanism, and around the mirror.
This materal tends to deteriorate...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-20-2017
Replies: 16
Views: 1,020
Posted By Alberti
I have had a Nikkor-HC adjusted to allow close...

I have had a Nikkor-HC adjusted to allow close focus to 75 cm. To do that, a small part of the inner ring needs to be taken out. This makes the lens useful in daily practice as 1 meter is not...
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 05-19-2017
Replies: 187
Views: 19,891
Posted By Alberti
Down the drain

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/31687/U31687I1495215503.SEQ.0.jpg

It feels like the ground is sliding
Rotterdam, uitgang katendrecht
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 05-19-2017
Replies: 218
Views: 22,809
Posted By Alberti
The change is atmosphere is tangible when you get...

The change is atmosphere is tangible when you get arrested like I once was for street photography, and I was summoned to make excuses to the guy I took a picture of. I spent the rest of the day in a...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-16-2017
Replies: 349
Views: 35,875
Posted By Alberti
https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4177/34325733120_d70...

https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4177/34325733120_d701eb3767_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/UifmyQ)

Japanese Garden, The Hague. Telyt on M240
Forum: Optics Theory - 05-15-2017
Replies: 104
Views: 29,127
Posted By Alberti
I got a nice result...

I got a nice result yesterday

https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4156/34514342712_5673c25511_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/UzV2Cm)
Japanese believing (tactile experience) (https://flic.kr/p/UzV2Cm)
Telyt 200
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-15-2017
Replies: 5,460
Views: 483,585
Posted By Alberti
https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4156/34514342712_567...

https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4156/34514342712_5673c25511_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/UzV2Cm)
Japanese believing (tactile experience) (https://flic.kr/p/UzV2Cm) by Albert K....
Forum: Optics Theory - 05-13-2017
Replies: 1,841
Views: 1,730,918
Posted By Alberti
Never seen a so beautiful & successful picture...

Never seen a so beautiful & successful picture with washed away aqua colors!
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 05-13-2017
Replies: 5,248
Views: 786,579
Posted By Alberti
Some shots from a few days in the south of...

Some shots from a few days in the south of holland

https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4188/34513422985_6fe9963718_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/UzQjdZ)
Dreiging (https://flic.kr/p/UzQjdZ)...
Forum: Optics Theory - 05-09-2017
Replies: 79
Views: 7,586
Posted By Alberti
I have seen a guy in Japan who takes these old...

I have seen a guy in Japan who takes these old lenses, even with a compur shutter, and places them well-aligned in an M-bayonet. Can't find it now, have deleted the ad from my watch list some time...
Forum: Optics Theory - 05-08-2017
Replies: 63
Views: 8,190
Posted By Alberti
I think it is quite correct. Some remarks (slows...

I think it is quite correct. Some remarks (slows the light) look silly to the average photographer but I think it is quite aptly said (it is the reason for bending). And plastic lens compound...
Forum: Optics Theory - 05-07-2017
Replies: 79
Views: 7,586
Posted By Alberti
I had a look at this album. I understand now why...

I had a look at this album. I understand now why the name Brownie was so well chosen. :rolleyes:
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 05-06-2017
Replies: 5,248
Views: 786,579
Posted By Alberti
https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4179/34484759065_28c...

https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4179/34484759065_28c5058023_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/Uxiprt)

An IR-look to this picture of fresh spring leaves in the forest.

albert
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-06-2017
Replies: 5,460
Views: 483,585
Posted By Alberti
https://c1.staticflickr.com/3/2886/34324781072_10a...

https://c1.staticflickr.com/3/2886/34324781072_10a157eb2e_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/Uiatyd)

Landscape in the south of Limburg, Netherlands
Forum: Optics Theory - 05-02-2017
Replies: 104
Views: 29,127
Posted By Alberti
=3D...

=3D art

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/31687/U31687I1493728836.SEQ.0.jpg

There is a nice separation and the background helps.
F6.8, 35mm Summicron I

By André Volten,...
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-27-2017
Replies: 5,460
Views: 483,585
Posted By Alberti
https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4174/33917914150_c38...

https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4174/33917914150_c38c4df4ec_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/TFdbch)

Dangerous Crab species
by Albert K. (https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/)
M240 & EVF
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 04-23-2017
Replies: 1,498
Views: 95,122
Posted By Alberti
https://c1.staticflickr.com/3/2851/33277946334_16c...

https://c1.staticflickr.com/3/2851/33277946334_16c409f868_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/SGEb4q)
ROTTERDAM. MAKE IT HAPPEN. FOR ME.

Rotterdam, a city of 165 nationalities, is building 'a many facetted...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-23-2017
Replies: 4,557
Views: 1,300,162
Posted By Alberti
https://c1.staticflickr.com/3/2931/34174278336_009...

https://c1.staticflickr.com/3/2931/34174278336_009f06fe39_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/U4S7ks)

Jupiter-9 softie
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-23-2017
Replies: 4,557
Views: 1,300,162
Posted By Alberti
https://c1.staticflickr.com/3/2930/34172742925_2ec...

https://c1.staticflickr.com/3/2930/34172742925_2ec8e26947_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/U4JeUR)

SUMMICRON 50
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 04-21-2017
Replies: 5,248
Views: 786,579
Posted By Alberti
https://c1.staticflickr.com/3/2949/33333802944_936...

https://c1.staticflickr.com/3/2949/33333802944_9361552c98_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/SMAshq)
Amsterdamsche Duinwaterleiding, Zandvoort (https://flic.kr/p/SMAshq)

At 11 degrees at the coast in...
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 04-21-2017
Replies: 5,248
Views: 786,579
Posted By Alberti
https://c1.staticflickr.com/3/2946/33330361664_917...

https://c1.staticflickr.com/3/2946/33330361664_91741fbb30_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/SMhPj1)
Gear Acquisition Syndrome, first contagious stage: contacting the virus

albert
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 04-12-2017
Replies: 1,498
Views: 95,122
Posted By Alberti
I like the informal nature of these old 2003...

I like the informal nature of these old 2003 pictures, and the color rendering specifically those (18, 21?) which I think are taken with Fuji Xta 400.
Forum: Optics Theory - 04-07-2017
Replies: 104
Views: 29,127
Posted By Alberti
Ok, looking at it again, the shot in Paris does...

Ok, looking at it again, the shot in Paris does have some distracting swirl (@F/2) and the toys' background is really complex (also F/2). I think most common Leica lenses quickly produce such...
Forum: Optics Theory - 04-07-2017
Replies: 104
Views: 29,127
Posted By Alberti
If I look closely at these pistures, there is...

If I look closely at these pistures, there is indeed a clue to 3D in the very high plasticity of the out of focus areas: smooth bokeh is a key, with an evenness into the far corners.
see: Mathew...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-04-2017
Replies: 349
Views: 35,875
Posted By Alberti
Full moon

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/31687/U31687I1491305929.SEQ.0.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-01-2017
Replies: 349
Views: 35,875
Posted By Alberti
https://c1.staticflickr.com/6/5619/30422961795_feb...

https://c1.staticflickr.com/6/5619/30422961795_feb49796c0_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/NmnCC4)

The beauty of old age (https://flic.kr/p/NmnCC4)
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-29-2017
Replies: 349
Views: 35,875
Posted By Alberti
https://c1.staticflickr.com/3/2911/33313908250_0c8...

https://c1.staticflickr.com/3/2911/33313908250_0c8b477a69_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/SKQuhs)
Ranonkel (https://flic.kr/p/SKQuhs)

Nikkor-HC LTM, ooc
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 03-23-2017
Replies: 1,498
Views: 95,122
Posted By Alberti
https://c1.staticflickr.com/4/3666/33604213905_47c...

https://c1.staticflickr.com/4/3666/33604213905_47c04e07af_b.jpg
(https://flic.kr/p/Tcuo3n)M for masculin (https://flic.kr/p/Tcuo3n)
Amsterdam, Museumplein
Forum: DIYS Modifications 03-21-2017
Replies: 190
Views: 28,573
Posted By Alberti
YES YES. On my Canon F1. It has among the best...

YES YES. On my Canon F1. It has among the best viewfinder and all the lenses can compete with the Former Wetzlar Brand.
Forum: DIYS Modifications 03-21-2017
Replies: 41
Views: 8,586
Posted By Alberti
He certainly did not leave this side for good....

He certainly did not leave this side for good. :angel: He is placed well in the broader J3+ marketing campaign.
Maybe someone has a copy, a pdf or so of his instructions?

albert
Forum: DIYS Modifications 03-21-2017
Replies: 41
Views: 8,586
Posted By Alberti
Hi Brian, I like your post on "Jupiter-3 Close...

Hi Brian,
I like your post on "Jupiter-3 Close Focus Mod" but all the pictures are gone. [The album http://ziforums.com/picture.php?albumid=129&pictureid=nn is gone]
I like to make this...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount Copies 03-17-2017
Replies: 240
Views: 81,153
Posted By Alberti
Scented scenery at the local Arboretum,...

Scented scenery at the local Arboretum, Rotterdam

https://c1.staticflickr.com/3/2824/33449597696_0b93600a83_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/SXPW2E)

Abundancy (https://flic.kr/p/SXPW2E) by Albert K....
Forum: Leica Screw Mount Copies 03-17-2017
Replies: 240
Views: 81,153
Posted By Alberti
Springtime https://c1.staticflickr.com/3/2819/334...

Springtime

https://c1.staticflickr.com/3/2819/33449598806_61719a79a3_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/SXPWmN)
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 03-16-2017
Replies: 51
Views: 3,058
Posted By Alberti
In the time I shot film on my M2 I often used a...

In the time I shot film on my M2 I often used a more or less 1/3 - 2/3 rule, using F5.6 or so.
These pictures often came out bland, no real pop or sharpness.

When I got my M8 I quickly realised...
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 03-15-2017
Replies: 5,248
Views: 786,579
Posted By Alberti
https://c1.staticflickr.com/4/3695/33086205650_bf7...

https://c1.staticflickr.com/4/3695/33086205650_bf753c2ce7_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/SpHsey)

Rotterdam in dirty mist (https://flic.kr/p/SpHsey) by Albert K....
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 03-15-2017
Replies: 5,248
Views: 786,579
Posted By Alberti
Buying one might lead to a divorce :angel:

Buying one might lead to a divorce :angel:
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-15-2017
Replies: 128
Views: 16,633
Posted By Alberti
Some say the lens is super sharp. Sometimes I...

Some say the lens is super sharp.
Sometimes I doubt it.

https://c1.staticflickr.com/1/647/33326374021_15a8abc76d_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/SLWnVx)

Whenever something goes wrong, blame your tools :)
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-15-2017
Replies: 128
Views: 16,633
Posted By Alberti
A beautiful lens. I have it coded as 35mm and...

A beautiful lens. I have it coded as 35mm and engages the 35mm framelines.

https://c1.staticflickr.com/1/647/33451573035_c88b6da9b3_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/SY14ee)

This picture is a dear memory.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount Copies 03-11-2017
Replies: 14
Views: 4,400
Posted By Alberti
Opening an old thread. I got one, and the...

Opening an old thread.
I got one, and the difference is only a few "minutes": it is almost lined out. Also see this all chrome offer (http://item.rakuten.co.jp/sx-70forever/z9659/).

105663

By the...
Forum: Lomography 03-11-2017
Replies: 79
Views: 7,237
Posted By Alberti
I have good experience with the newer KMZ...

I have good experience with the newer KMZ Jupiter-8, 50mm. But I had some backfocus issues so sold it. The lens was very sharp stopped down to F4 or F5.6 up to par of German lenses; infinity a bit...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 03-10-2017
Replies: 247
Views: 19,467
Posted By Alberti
Only after the M240 was introduced, the M8 prices...

Only after the M240 was introduced, the M8 prices dropped very quickly.
The rule is: the previous model keeps some value, but after that is is dead weight.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 03-09-2017
Replies: 7
Views: 1,607
Posted By Alberti
https://c1.staticflickr.com/8/7606/27954432882_11d...

https://c1.staticflickr.com/8/7606/27954432882_11ddbbe1da_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/JAeLYJ)
Stories (https://flic.kr/p/JAeLYJ) by Albert K. (https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/), on...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 03-09-2017
Replies: 7
Views: 1,607
Posted By Alberti
Russians are very nice on the street

Russians are very nice on the street ;)

https://c1.staticflickr.com/1/270/31838306602_7bdb8f4eed_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/QvrDjJ)
Pata Negra (https://flic.kr/p/QvrDjJ) by Albert K....
Forum: Lomography 03-09-2017
Replies: 79
Views: 7,237
Posted By Alberti
A digital competitor! Then I third that. But...

A digital competitor! Then I third that.

But Lomo says nothing about what their lenses really are calibtrated for.
Marketing material gives no mention of this BIG problem.

Interesting will be the...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 03-08-2017
Replies: 247
Views: 19,467
Posted By Alberti
It happened also a lot on my M8 and also on my...

It happened also a lot on my M8 and also on my Monochrom at times. The reason if I get it right is the way the sensor is mapped and read out. The power supply probably gets slightly depleted in one...
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 02-27-2017
Replies: 5,248
Views: 786,579
Posted By Alberti
http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery...

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/31687/med_U31687I1488198583.SEQ.0.jpg

Reaching for the light

MM; M-Rokkor 40
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 02-20-2017
Replies: 5,248
Views: 786,579
Posted By Alberti
https://c1.staticflickr.com/3/2842/32968091436_691...

https://c1.staticflickr.com/3/2842/32968091436_691e427ee0_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/Seh5ZA)

In Winter's Wonderland (https://flic.kr/p/Seh5ZA) by Albert K....
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 02-16-2017
Replies: 1,498
Views: 95,122
Posted By Alberti
Another one on the theme of alive and dead love, ...

Another one on the theme of alive and dead love, this one also in Paris, on a terrace where love is dead too

https://c1.staticflickr.com/3/2139/32088102564_6bf06a1a74_b.jpg...
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 02-15-2017
Replies: 1,498
Views: 95,122
Posted By Alberti
Paris is...

Paris is changing

https://c1.staticflickr.com/3/2892/32764030302_c6dabf72ce_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/RVfdJb)

À Paris, l'amour est mort (https://flic.kr/p/RVfdJb) by Albert K....
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 02-15-2017
Replies: 1,498
Views: 95,122
Posted By Alberti
Speeding along with (what looks like) a Vuitton...

Speeding along with (what looks like) a Vuitton bag

https://c1.staticflickr.com/6/5759/22135620945_eb2c22c09b_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/zJ3QUZ)
Going to my love nest (https://flic.kr/p/zJ3QUZ) by...
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-22-2017
Replies: 5,460
Views: 483,585
Posted By Alberti
In the...

In the mountains

https://c1.staticflickr.com/1/603/32077241400_c25a028955_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/QSyfjd)
Mountain silence (https://flic.kr/p/QSyfjd) by Albert K....
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-13-2017
Replies: 5,460
Views: 483,585
Posted By Alberti
Lovely softness of the lens/film combo that in...

Lovely softness of the lens/film combo that in everyway supports the subject. Brilliant!
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 01-08-2017
Replies: 1,498
Views: 95,122
Posted By Alberti
Love this intimacy! Shows how unsharpness still...

Love this intimacy! Shows how unsharpness still renders a psychology.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 01-08-2017
Replies: 39
Views: 7,351
Posted By Alberti
Interesting Jaap, the book is about sharpening...

Interesting Jaap,
the book is about sharpening creatively, and introduces what I might call 'Zone Sharpening'. I looked at the Amazon preview, interesting book. I will ask it for birthday in exactly...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 01-08-2017
Replies: 39
Views: 7,351
Posted By Alberti
https://c3.staticflickr.com/1/325/32032426082_cdd2...

https://c3.staticflickr.com/1/325/32032426082_cdd2e5e531_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/QNAyhj)
The colorfull edge (https://flic.kr/p/QNAyhj) by Albert K. (https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/), on...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 01-07-2017
Replies: 10
Views: 1,233
Posted By Alberti
I have the Elmarit, love the colors. It has that...

I have the Elmarit, love the colors. It has that 'naturalezza'. As regards the edges it still produces a slight purple tinge on the M240. And this lens has some corner problems at times - below...
Forum: Tom Abrahamsson of RapidWinder.com 01-06-2017
Replies: 354
Sticky: RIP Tom A
Views: 50,067
Posted By Alberti
Sad new for us all. May he live on in our...

Sad new for us all. May he live on in our memories and be an example in many things, in photgraphing and personal.
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 01-04-2017
Replies: 1,498
Views: 95,122
Posted By Alberti
Love the series as a whole, specifically the...

Love the series as a whole, specifically the build up to the last one that is (and has the wheelchair) trailing.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 01-04-2017
Replies: 7
Views: 1,607
Posted By Alberti
The Russar lens does not have a rangefinder...

The Russar lens does not have a rangefinder coupling.
So I use a hyperfocal distance setting. Because the distance ring is so 'slow', this is easy.
At F8 I have 5 m with a sharp focus to 2.5 m
At...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 01-04-2017
Replies: 7
Views: 1,607
Posted By Alberti
In praise of the Russar 20 mm

The Russar 20 mm is a charming, old-fashioned lens that works very good even in the corners.
The formfactor is fantastic and allows me an unobtrusive style. I use a 21 mm viewfinder. It goes deep in...
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 12-30-2016
Replies: 1,498
Views: 95,122
Posted By Alberti
https://c3.staticflickr.com/1/270/31838306602_7bdb...

https://c3.staticflickr.com/1/270/31838306602_7bdb8f4eed_h.jpg
(https://flic.kr/p/QvrDjJ)Pata Negra (https://flic.kr/p/QvrDjJ) by Albert K. (https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/), on...
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 12-30-2016
Replies: 5,248
Views: 786,579
Posted By Alberti
Happy New Year

Happy New Year

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/31687/U31687I1483102981.SEQ.0.jpg
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 12-25-2016
Replies: 1,498
Views: 95,122
Posted By Alberti
https://c8.staticflickr.com/1/491/31860760895_b18d...

https://c8.staticflickr.com/1/491/31860760895_b18dc6fc87_h.jpg 1024) {this.width=1024;this.alt='Click here to see a large version';}" onmouseover="if(this.alt) this.style.cursor='pointer';"...
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 12-24-2016
Replies: 5,248
Views: 786,579
Posted By Alberti
Santa was in...

Santa was in town

https://c7.staticflickr.com/1/678/30998769534_7fa073de14_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/PefNcG)
Sinterklaas met een bijbaan (https://flic.kr/p/PefNcG) by Albert K....
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-18-2016
Replies: 5,460
Views: 483,585
Posted By Alberti
Yesterday in the woods, that are prepared for the...

Yesterday in the woods, that are prepared for the winter now for sure

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/31687/U31687I1482094988.SEQ.0.jpg
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 12-12-2016
Replies: 1,498
Views: 95,122
Posted By Alberti
http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery...

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/31687/U31687I1481538196.SEQ.0.jpg

I love that scarf

https://c7.staticflickr.com/6/5605/31221175270_4bcc602b76_o.jpg...
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 12-12-2016
Replies: 5,248
Views: 786,579
Posted By Alberti
https://c1.staticflickr.com/1/486/31221174400_2957...

https://c1.staticflickr.com/1/486/31221174400_2957f9b068_o.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/PyUFqm)
Tea time (https://flic.kr/p/PyUFqm) by Albert K. (https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/), on Flickr
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 12-12-2016
Replies: 5,248
Views: 786,579
Posted By Alberti
https://c3.staticflickr.com/6/5599/30752252754_20f...

https://c3.staticflickr.com/6/5599/30752252754_20fc09fc58_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/NRtkmo)
Haven in Zwolle, NL (https://flic.kr/p/NRtkmo) by Albert K. (https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/), on...
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 11-25-2016
Replies: 5,248
Views: 786,579
Posted By Alberti
[/CENTER] I like this second one!

[/CENTER]

I like this second one!
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 11-15-2016
Replies: 5,248
Views: 786,579
Posted By Alberti
Thanks John.

Thanks John.
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 11-13-2016
Replies: 5,248
Views: 786,579
Posted By Alberti
https://c1.staticflickr.com/6/5522/30858591472_70e...

https://c1.staticflickr.com/6/5522/30858591472_70e5bad0f3_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/P1Sm9y)

Nature Morte
What a way to be bounced off my thoughts
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-06-2016
Replies: 5,460
Views: 483,585
Posted By Alberti
https://c2.staticflickr.com/6/5735/30810065545_f1b...

https://c2.staticflickr.com/6/5735/30810065545_f1b0b41e3b_h.jpg
50 mm Cron, direct JPG
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 11-03-2016
Replies: 1,498
Views: 95,122
Posted By Alberti
https://c5.staticflickr.com/6/5466/30126069604_765...

https://c5.staticflickr.com/6/5466/30126069604_765e418055_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/MU8YVb)

A gilded edge (https://flic.kr/p/MU8YVb) by Albert K. (https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/), on...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 10-31-2016
Replies: 44
Views: 4,116
Posted By Alberti
I had similar experiences on my M8 (had 40K+...

I had similar experiences on my M8 (had 40K+ shots); there was common acceptance at that time that this was partly from the shutter (sort of out of the box), residue. And the longer one leaves it...
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 10-31-2016
Replies: 5,248
Views: 786,579
Posted By Alberti
Lovely vintage tones!

Lovely vintage tones!
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 10-24-2016
Replies: 5,248
Views: 786,579
Posted By Alberti
Looking at the windowglass you can see a big...

Looking at the windowglass you can see a big surprised eye looking downward :-)
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 10-24-2016
Replies: 44
Views: 4,116
Posted By Alberti
Com'on, its just dust. It shows up because of the...

Com'on, its just dust. It shows up because of the small aperture. Raid you must be a wide open shooter normally.
But use Visible Dust and it becomes invisible again. The images are nice, and need a...
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 10-21-2016
Replies: 5,248
Views: 786,579
Posted By Alberti
https://c3.staticflickr.com/9/8678/30166999570_8d7...

https://c3.staticflickr.com/9/8678/30166999570_8d75b07545_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/MXKKYf)

Gulp (https://flic.kr/p/MXKKYf) by Albert K. (https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/), on Flickr
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 10-19-2016
Replies: 1,498
Views: 95,122
Posted By Alberti
https://c3.staticflickr.com/9/8669/29793330554_9b7...

https://c3.staticflickr.com/9/8669/29793330554_9b7bca7378_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/MoJBc1)

Gimme shelter (https://flic.kr/p/MoJBc1) by Albert K. (https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/), on...
Forum: Optics Theory - 10-18-2016
Replies: 1,841
Views: 1,730,918
Posted By Alberti
https://c3.staticflickr.com/9/8310/29436520106_d0d...

https://c3.staticflickr.com/9/8310/29436520106_d0d4e8b7ca_b.jpg
Absorbed in the universe of drawing
The Sonnar 85 mm (Jupiter-9 @ F2) not only has nice background but also models in a plastic...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-07-2016
Replies: 5,460
Views: 483,585
Posted By Alberti
https://c2.staticflickr.com/8/7566/30100472121_2e5...

https://c2.staticflickr.com/8/7566/30100472121_2e5d2df538_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/MRSMFg)
Last rays of sunlight in Metz cathedral,
by Albert K. (https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/)
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 10-02-2016
Replies: 5,248
Views: 786,579
Posted By Alberti
High perspective

https://c5.staticflickr.com/9/8561/29438428244_46faff02d9_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/LRnD6E)

MM1, 21 mm Elmarit E60
Shot with a Heliopan yellow filter
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 10-02-2016
Replies: 5,248
Views: 786,579
Posted By Alberti
Tilted

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/31687/U31687I1475419520.SEQ.0.jpg

Tilted perspective
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 10-02-2016
Replies: 1,498
Views: 95,122
Posted By Alberti
Taking refuge from the ban

https://c1.staticflickr.com/9/8722/29436302344_bef56af58e_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/LRbK9d)

6N, 49E was written on an art building in this street.
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