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Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-04-2016
Replies: 7,409
Views: 3,777,428
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M246 with 50mm Summilux ASPH Black Chrome and...

M246 with 50mm Summilux ASPH Black Chrome and 28mm Summicron ASPH.

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Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-02-2014
Replies: 42
Views: 5,075
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If I'm right KEH warranties there used equipment...

If I'm right KEH warranties there used equipment for a certain amount of time. You should call them right away. Those look like screws to me upon zoomed in inspection. If it's a hassle to mail it...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 06-13-2013
Replies: 12
Views: 16,244
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Put the 21mm attachment on instead of the 15mm...

Put the 21mm attachment on instead of the 15mm and it seems to be just about perfect. I don't know where I saw it but i read somewhere the specially made finder used the 15mm attachment. Perhaps the...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 06-13-2013
Replies: 1
Views: 649
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Atom Moore's "The Locust"

I have a show of my work going up in NYC on July 7th. It is a body of work I have made over the years of my friend Adam who passed away a few years ago. There's work spanning 10 years in the show. If...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 06-12-2013
Replies: 12
Views: 16,244
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Here is the result. The first image is the new...

Here is the result. The first image is the new view through the 15mm attachment and the second the view through the Hasselblad made finder. Yes, the angle of view is a little wider but I didn't take...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 06-12-2013
Replies: 12
Views: 16,244
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I then carefully remove the prism which was not...

I then carefully remove the prism which was not held in by anything else. This revealed the focusing screen. I then fashioned a tiny mask with piece of thin plastic card stock i had lying about. This...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 06-12-2013
Replies: 12
Views: 16,244
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Voigtlander Angle Finder DIY SWC conversion

I recently got a Hasselblad 903 SWC. I don't like the finder all that much and wanted to get the Voigtlander Angle finder specially made for the square crop. Finding that they go for about $800 nos...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-09-2013
Replies: 8
Views: 1,615
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There is practically no clean up. It works by...

There is practically no clean up. It works by pushing a coil of plastic "thread" by a tip of very hot metal to melt it onto a constantly moving computer driven platform. All the plastic used for each...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-08-2013
Replies: 8
Views: 1,615
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3D printed hoods

3D printing is pretty awesome, I even have one of the machines made by Makerbot. I'm not sure how to make much yet though. I did a search on photography related products and thought this might be...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 06-07-2013
Replies: 8
Views: 1,351
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Try shooting with an infrared filter and you can...

Try shooting with an infrared filter and you can get some amazing results out of the M8! If you want to code the 21mm yourself there are many how to's around the net. Use a sharpie and mark it in the...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-20-2013
Replies: 16
Views: 2,924
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Sent her an email and ask what she has, the list...

Sent her an email and ask what she has, the list is usually somewhat comparable to actual stock in my limited experience.
Forum: Digital Compacts 04-24-2013
Replies: 666
Views: 57,446
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The LCD is said to be the same as the GRD IV. I...

The LCD is said to be the same as the GRD IV. I have one and I'm very impressed with its usibility in bright light and checking actual focus of images.
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 09-17-2012
Replies: 135
Views: 72,813
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This is great news! Just when I'm in the market...

This is great news! Just when I'm in the market for a new 21!
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 06-13-2012
Replies: 6
Views: 1,826
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I have had this same experience with brand new...

I have had this same experience with brand new Mamiya 7 lenses.
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 06-11-2012
Replies: 6
Views: 3,850
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It's the 50. The finder on the 43 is a lighter...

It's the 50. The finder on the 43 is a lighter shade of grey.
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 06-11-2012
Replies: 397
Views: 153,893
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http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7227/7176844143_a4dc...

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7227/7176844143_a4dc984360_o.jpg

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7238/7176844183_514fb866e6_o.jpg

Here are a few from many years ago with the 43mm. A friend, now passed...
Forum: Xpan & Other Panoramics 06-06-2012
Replies: 36
Views: 5,299
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I have used an xpan in the past and find it to be...

I have used an xpan in the past and find it to be wonderful for all kinds of pano needs including street. Think of it as a a baby 6x17. Where those cameras are cropping from 8x10 lenses the xpan uses...
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 06-05-2012
Replies: 95
Views: 13,624
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I pretty much only buy cameras to use. I try a...

I pretty much only buy cameras to use. I try a lot of them since moving to digital as things are constantly changing. I use everything I buy though, nothing is bought to sell later at a higher value....
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-10-2012
Replies: 8
Views: 1,011
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You're only a few hours drive from Lake Placid. I...

You're only a few hours drive from Lake Placid. I also recommend Sackets Harbor.
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-10-2012
Replies: 49
Views: 3,759
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Minor White's Mirrors Messages and Manifestations

Minor White's Mirrors Messages and Manifestations
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-12-2012
Replies: 18
Views: 4,718
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I had this same dilemma when I was in college,...

I had this same dilemma when I was in college, except the prices were retail minus a school discount. I bought the Mamiya and never looked back. It's all about style of shooting. I love a good...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 01-11-2012
Replies: 43
Views: 6,538
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I did 6 straight days of mountain biking in The...

I did 6 straight days of mountain biking in The high mountains of Colorado with my M8.2 in my camelback. I crashed hard enough to severely sprain my ankle on the last day but the camera made it...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 10-28-2011
Replies: 350
Views: 127,473
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Maui...

Maui M8.2

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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-16-2011
Replies: 73
Views: 15,243
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https://farm7.static.flickr.com/6054/6250266169_1a...

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Forum: Xpan & Other Panoramics 10-10-2011
Replies: 3
Views: 1,210
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I have an extra of each and live in NYC. Want to...

I have an extra of each and live in NYC. Want to pick them up? They're yours if you can :)
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 10-05-2011
Replies: 73
Views: 7,652
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I have owned an R-D1 in the past and currently...

I have owned an R-D1 in the past and currently have an M8.2 and I'd stay with the M8. The image quality is much better in my opinion. I loved the form and function of the Epson but the over all...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 10-04-2011
Replies: 16
Views: 2,522
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I really like the tattoo and the stop motion...

I really like the tattoo and the stop motion camera work that was done. Pretty darn cool.
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 10-04-2011
Replies: 16
Views: 2,522
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Let's just leave it at that Kevin, you just don't...

Let's just leave it at that Kevin, you just don't get it. Although you know some women who act the way you say does not mean that ALL act that way, it's called confirmation bias. I am still...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 10-04-2011
Replies: 16
Views: 2,522
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:eek: Well at least you don't get tattoos full...

:eek: Well at least you don't get tattoos full stop, but goodness me. You may not not know any women who don't take their clothes back but I sure bet you know how to make a sexist remark.

Tattooing...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 09-13-2011
Replies: 34
Views: 7,961
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If your 7D is collecting dust and you feel more...

If your 7D is collecting dust and you feel more comfortable carrying a smaller camera with you then I say do it. Get a Voigtlander 35mm f1.4 and you have a small compact winning combo. 2nd what Brian...
Forum: Hardware / Computers / Drives / etc 09-12-2011
Replies: 22
Views: 2,216
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I think your hard drive is tired and needs to...

I think your hard drive is tired and needs to take a nap ;P
Forum: Hardware / Computers / Drives / etc 09-12-2011
Replies: 22
Views: 2,216
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You guys must have a lot to throw away! I...

You guys must have a lot to throw away! I regularly keep the trash empty so it doesn't fill up my hard drive space. Back Alley, have you never emptied your trash before? If so that's probably why...
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-10-2011
Replies: 8,807
Views: 859,413
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Widelux F7 for a trip to the mountains of...

Widelux F7 for a trip to the mountains of Colorado.
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 09-08-2011
Replies: 23
Views: 24,053
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Love this! Makes my old speed graphic a honkin'...

Love this! Makes my old speed graphic a honkin' beast in comparison! Great work on making a wonderful camera. Awesome potential, looking forward to seeing more images. Any chance a Polaroid back will...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 09-03-2011
Replies: 270
Views: 145,095
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My V1 is quite sharp wide open. It must have been...

My V1 is quite sharp wide open. It must have been the version you tried.

The shorter barrel length on the V2 is appealing. Glad to see this lens live on and with a seeming rival of the handsomely...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-24-2011
Replies: 11
Views: 1,683
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Tamarkin Camera has a new BP MP listed on their...

Tamarkin Camera has a new BP MP listed on their site. Give them a call.
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 06-22-2011
Replies: 26
Views: 3,818
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For me, the color works best, paachi. Knowing the...

For me, the color works best, paachi. Knowing the colors of NYC at night I feel it gives a better representation.
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 06-17-2011
Replies: 19
Views: 3,577
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It would sure be nice to add the lens detection...

It would sure be nice to add the lens detection lens list to a new M8 firmware. Any day now you say --?
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-17-2011
Replies: 4,566
Views: 1,302,110
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Yogi Berra w/ 25mm CV color skopar on M8.2 from a...

Yogi Berra w/ 25mm CV color skopar on M8.2 from a week ago. Taken at 1/15th.

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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 06-16-2011
Replies: 1,048
Views: 136,616
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Here's a shot of my Mini Clubman I took...

Here's a shot of my Mini Clubman I took yesterday. M8.2 w/28mm Elmarit ASPH.

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3060/5840132126_9103b02030_z.jpg
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-16-2011
Replies: 200
Views: 96,561
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Now for something completely different. Some old...

Now for something completely different. Some old scans of Zid.

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Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-09-2011
Replies: 7,409
Views: 3,777,428
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I got completely out of film M's a few years ago...

I got completely out of film M's a few years ago when I had a canon craze. Here are some of the fun cameras and lenses I used to own. I recently picked up an M8.2 and I am very fond of it.

M6 ttl...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 05-31-2011
Replies: 30
Views: 3,990
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I went to dinner in NYC and left my GF1 and CV...

I went to dinner in NYC and left my GF1 and CV 25mm 0.95 on a chair. Hours later I remembered and in a panic called the restaurant. They had found it and put it aside. I got it back and tipped the...
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 09-22-2010
Replies: 1,696
Views: 174,050
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If this new hybrid viewing system thingy works...

If this new hybrid viewing system thingy works out it would be neat to see a camera like this without a rear LCD screen. Then you could put an ISO dial on the back panel like a Leica. I mean if the...
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 09-22-2010
Replies: 1,696
Views: 174,050
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Woops: My browser wasn't refreshed, this is old...

Woops: My browser wasn't refreshed, this is old news (but good news none the less)

Fuji has said they are releasing in March 2011 and the price will be "in the region of $1000" according to...
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 03-22-2009
Replies: 9
Views: 1,251
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Same reason the Canon 5D has a similar...

Same reason the Canon 5D has a similar performance. 12mp on a full frame sensor or 6mp on a cropped sensor, the photo sites are spread out well enough to allow clean capture.
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 03-18-2009
Replies: 12
Views: 1,645
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Well, maybe after 6 months on the market IF they...

Well, maybe after 6 months on the market IF they don't do well they will drop the price some.
Forum: Large Format Film RF 03-18-2009
Replies: 18
Views: 3,713
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I was thinking center filter also. Maybe this is...

I was thinking center filter also. Maybe this is what the OP meant?
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 02-18-2009
Replies: 7
Views: 1,217
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Another arrest in NYC of an off duty MTA employee...

Another arrest in NYC of an off duty MTA employee taking pictures of a train in the Bronx....
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 02-17-2009
Replies: 20
Views: 2,549
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CV had a prototype 18 a while back, never made it...

CV had a prototype 18 a while back, never made it to production.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-12-2009
Replies: 7
Views: 1,208
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I recently sold him the lens that's on the M6 in...

I recently sold him the lens that's on the M6 in those pictures. I can recommend dealing with him as well. Stand up guy. Funny that people are vouching for him all over the place. Go buy his camera!
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 02-06-2009
Replies: 30
Views: 3,436
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Does a f4 in MF have a different depth of field...

Does a f4 in MF have a different depth of field than a similar focal length in 35mm at f4? Perhaps this was a reason. Also the development of small lenses with very sharp glass might have been more...
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 02-04-2009
Replies: 46
Views: 3,410
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I've decided to sell me film M's. Thank you...

I've decided to sell me film M's. Thank you everyone for the advice.
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 02-01-2009
Replies: 46
Views: 3,410
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Since I came into the world of Leicas so "late in...

Since I came into the world of Leicas so "late in the game" so to speak, I have relatively no attachment to the cameras that I own. My grandfather didn't hand them down to me so some of the wonderful...
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 02-01-2009
Replies: 46
Views: 3,410
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I am not a collector and I intended at first on...

I am not a collector and I intended at first on trying to continue artistically what I had done with 35mm film in the past. When I finally bought the Epson I suppose, more or less, I found what i had...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 02-01-2009
Replies: 10
Views: 1,216
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That was laugh out loud funny.

That was laugh out loud funny.
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 02-01-2009
Replies: 46
Views: 3,410
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First, thanks to all of the responses. I want to...

First, thanks to all of the responses. I want to assure anyone out there that this is not about giving up film, as I will still be shooting with my Mamiya 7II whenever the film bug hits me. This is...
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 01-31-2009
Replies: 46
Views: 3,410
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I still use the Mamiya 7II regularly when medium...

I still use the Mamiya 7II regularly when medium format is called for. I could easily use that instead of a film M if I got the itch for the "dust on the negs" again. :)

I suppose it's not that I am...
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 01-31-2009
Replies: 46
Views: 3,410
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The R-D1 created a workflow for me so similar to...

The R-D1 created a workflow for me so similar to the way I use film, it has that soul again for me.
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 01-31-2009
Replies: 46
Views: 3,410
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Am I Crazy? Stop shooting 35mm film?

I'm from a unique educational background. I studied photography in college as digital was just entering the photography world. I studied with traditional film cameras and formats, 35mm, 120, 4x5....
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-30-2009
Replies: 52
Views: 4,084
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I had a version 3 Summicron and sold it. I kept...

I had a version 3 Summicron and sold it. I kept the Summaron 2.8 because of the absolutely lovely images I've made with it. I would like something faster and may pick up the 1.4 or 1.2 some day. Size...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-30-2009
Replies: 18
Views: 2,171
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Sounds like a neat little accessory.

Sounds like a neat little accessory.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-29-2009
Replies: 18
Views: 2,171
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I've never heard of "the rose". How does it work?...

I've never heard of "the rose". How does it work? I'm not quite getting the picture. Thanks.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-29-2009
Replies: 15
Views: 1,505
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I was rather unaware of the Summitar before I got...

I was rather unaware of the Summitar before I got mine. It seems people have more nice things to say about it than the collapsible cron. Mainly the comlaint I've heard is that it's rather difficult...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 01-29-2009
Replies: 12
Views: 2,082
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The 6 lenses are not compatible with either 7...

The 6 lenses are not compatible with either 7 camera, and vice versa. It seems the 6 lenses were created to cover a square image circle and wouldn't cover the larger 6cm x 7cm of the 7 cameras....
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-29-2009
Replies: 31
Views: 4,074
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I would suggest if you are interested in the...

I would suggest if you are interested in the Elmar-M go to a place where you can play with it for a few minutes. See if the ergonomics are to your liking. As it seems some find it not so great and...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-29-2009
Replies: 15
Views: 1,505
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Just found this great thread that is a collection...

Just found this great thread that is a collection of information on hood alternatives to the Summitar. http://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=57675
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-29-2009
Replies: 15
Views: 1,505
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I would be a lot more interested in the 12585...

I would be a lot more interested in the 12585 hood than the barn door. I find it to be very eye catching, a little too noticeable. The barn doors I have are in wonderful shape as well. Anyone...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-28-2009
Replies: 15
Views: 1,505
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Richard - Ehem Pixtu: I was told by the previous...

Richard - Ehem Pixtu: I was told by the previous owner the year of manufacture. I do remember finding info (I believe on here) that the earlier models, pre war, were uncoated and had the older f-stop...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-28-2009
Replies: 31
Views: 4,074
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I don't personally find these issues to hinder my...

I don't personally find these issues to hinder my use of the Elmar-M. I don't mind how long it is when extended. I have no issues extending the lens. I find keeping it collapsed is excellent for...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-28-2009
Replies: 15
Views: 1,505
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1946 coated Summitar

I swapped around some lenses recently and ended up with a 1946 coated Summitar with original filter and hood. Tested it briefly this evening and I am very impressed with this lens wide open. I can't...
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 01-28-2009
Replies: 162
Views: 21,711
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004583 over here on my R-D1.

004583 over here on my R-D1.
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 01-28-2009
Replies: 6
Views: 804
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Wouter: I just got a Summitar recently and it...

Wouter: I just got a Summitar recently and it does indeed collapse fully into my R-D1. The newest collapsible elmar, however, does not.
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 01-27-2009
Replies: 3
Views: 613
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I find the mini finder adequate. It's a bit...

I find the mini finder adequate. It's a bit harder to look through (smaller, obviously) but I find it a great tool when using a 21. I also use the mini finder on my DP1. If you find the silver too...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-24-2009
Replies: 28
Views: 2,264
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I was going through...

I was going through http://www.matsumoto-camera.com/ inventory and found an already converted Contax 90/2.8 for 48,000 yen. By my converson around $550 usd. Doesn't seem so bad. There are a few...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-24-2009
Replies: 20
Views: 1,674
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I think a repainted M can give someone a black...

I think a repainted M can give someone a black paint camera for a reasonable cost if that is to your liking. Often the original black paint M3s, for instance, are so astronomically priced that it...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-24-2009
Replies: 7,409
Views: 3,777,428
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Nice shot Helen.

Nice shot Helen.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-23-2009
Replies: 19
Views: 2,417
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Thank you for clearing that up Paul. Al, please...

Thank you for clearing that up Paul. Al, please accept my apologies if I seemed accusing, I was taking what you were saying out of context.

Best,
Atom
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 01-23-2009
Replies: 57
Views: 12,112
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Here are some from over the years. I can't say...

Here are some from over the years. I can't say they are color corrected, but these are some of my favorites....
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 01-23-2009
Replies: 57
Views: 12,112
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I got one of these after I graduated from college...

I got one of these after I graduated from college about 5 years ago. It is the one camera that has never been on the chopping block when selling my gear (been doing that a lot lately). I have the 80...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-23-2009
Replies: 19
Views: 2,417
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How is that any different than me saying "I want...

How is that any different than me saying "I want one. I will probably buy one if my wife let's me." ??? I am confused how her comment was somehow worthy of a (seemingly) sexist response? :(

Or did I...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-20-2009
Replies: 7,409
Views: 3,777,428
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Looking good. I'm happy you have brought this...

Looking good. I'm happy you have brought this camera to a place that you seem content with. Good luck with it.
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 01-17-2009
Replies: 376
Views: 193,196
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But... I suppose one can dream cant they? I'm...

But... I suppose one can dream cant they? I'm pretty sure I saw the CV version on eBay a while back. Keep an eye out. :)
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 01-17-2009
Replies: 376
Views: 193,196
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Pretty sure Mr. K decided not to bring the 18 f4...

Pretty sure Mr. K decided not to bring the 18 f4 to fruition because CV also manufactures the zeiss 18 f4. Competing products, wouldn't be good business for their zeiss partnership.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-11-2009
Replies: 9
Views: 1,252
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Anyone want to trade me there 35 pre-asph lux and...

Anyone want to trade me there 35 pre-asph lux and a few $ for my pre-asph 50 lux bp?
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-11-2009
Replies: 3
Views: 707
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What was the bin price?

What was the bin price?
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-09-2009
Replies: 9
Views: 1,252
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I tried recently selling some 35s and got no...

I tried recently selling some 35s and got no takers. Will have to repost some of my gear in the classifieds unless someone has some trading fodder.

I missed the Konica that was on here recently,...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-08-2009
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Views: 1,252
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I may have to try the CV 35 1.4, it's to bad it...

I may have to try the CV 35 1.4, it's to bad it didn't get the same reverence as the 1.2 right off the bat. I was kind of hoping it would.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-08-2009
Replies: 9
Views: 1,252
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Fast and compact 35s

I prefer shooting with a 35mm most of the time, lately I've been a bit obsessed with finding a great compact and fast lens to add to my stable. I own several leica 35s including a version 3 summicron...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-02-2009
Replies: 14
Views: 1,231
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What a gorgeous camera. With the m4 style rewind...

What a gorgeous camera. With the m4 style rewind I see this camera very much as a user. Very limited quantity indeed, but set up with a meter and a great m3 style look! I would try and get it with...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-27-2008
Replies: 9
Views: 1,233
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I just bought the black paint .58 mp in the...

I just bought the black paint .58 mp in the classifieds here. So far I am very happy with my decision. Is it a-la-carte or a factory model? I suppose you could say they aren't really made with that...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-23-2008
Replies: 180
Views: 13,392
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Here's another of my favorites. This not taken...

Here's another of my favorites. This not taken with a rangefinder.

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2240/2504108907_5163b90e57_o.jpg
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-23-2008
Replies: 180
Views: 13,392
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One of my favorites from this past summer....

One of my favorites from this past summer.

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3257/2783662700_3be997640a.jpg

Epson R-D1 w/ 35mm summicron ver.3
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-23-2008
Replies: 114
Views: 6,974
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My best find this year was my travel backpack,...

My best find this year was my travel backpack, the Lowepro Primus AW. I went to Europe several times this year and not having to worry much at all about the safety of my cameras was a great...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount Copies 12-17-2008
Replies: 10
Views: 4,865
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The 21mm finder from the contax g is excellent, I...

The 21mm finder from the contax g is excellent, I don't see those around seperate to much though.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount Copies 12-17-2008
Replies: 10
Views: 4,865
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I just traded mine David. I know my price was a...

I just traded mine David. I know my price was a little high for you though. I might recommend not overlooking any that don't come with the original finder. It's larger than most and can be more...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-16-2008
Replies: 135
Views: 18,088
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I wonder if custom frame line masks could be...

I wonder if custom frame line masks could be installed. Or perhaps a mask over the rangefinder window? I generally only shoot with 35, 50, 21mm lenses, so I imagine it wouldn't be too difficult...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-15-2008
Replies: 9
Views: 941
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Wouldn't it be hard to focus the Nikkors on the M...

Wouldn't it be hard to focus the Nikkors on the M body via an adapter? There will be no range finder coupling so a hyper focal method will have to be applied. Seems tough on a 50mm f1.4 at any...
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 12-14-2008
Replies: 1
Views: 2,359
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And the game begins...err the telephoto leica...

And the game begins...err the telephoto leica lens game that is.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-14-2008
Replies: 4,566
Views: 1,302,110
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http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3204/2785045876_3a5...

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3204/2785045876_3a591a9514.jpg

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3017/2783548718_43c9ea5806.jpg

R-D1 and 35mm Summicron vIII
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-14-2008
Replies: 4,566
Views: 1,302,110
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http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3094/3081666498_b51...

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3094/3081666498_b51b7fe2cf.jpg

Epson R-D1 and Canon 50mm 1.4
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 12-13-2008
Replies: 93
Views: 10,888
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I really like the idea of the thumbs up. I don't...

I really like the idea of the thumbs up. I don't own an M8 but I've used one several times. I don't have great grip to begin with and find myself using the advance lever on my film M's as a partial...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-10-2008
Replies: 28
Views: 4,871
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I currently have a version III Summicron and a...

I currently have a version III Summicron and a Summaron 2.8 without goggles. I decided I like the look of the Summaron better for my own photography than the faster 'cron. In fact I am selling it in...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-07-2008
Replies: 45
Views: 4,266
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My vote goes for dropped out of an airplane.

My vote goes for dropped out of an airplane.
Forum: Optics Theory - 12-03-2008
Replies: 25
Views: 2,448
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This is what it looks like....

This is what it looks like.

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2017/2525762116_e681f76eef.jpg

It has a focusing "tab" on the bottom, and has a distinctive look compared to the v4. I like this lens for...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 12-01-2008
Replies: 95
Views: 23,571
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Isn't the M8 'supposed' to be an upgrabeable...

Isn't the M8 'supposed' to be an upgrabeable system that one can have and hold for years to come with new upgraded whirly gigs and such? I mean, if they charge about the same for the special editions...
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 12-01-2008
Replies: 4
Views: 1,101
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Image quality is excellent. Very compact, easy...

Image quality is excellent. Very compact, easy enough to use when you get the hang of it. Decent manual focus, no shutter lag when using it manual focus. Auto focus as bad as any point and shoot....
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-27-2008
Replies: 7,409
Views: 3,777,428
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http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3074/3056485583_d1f...

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3074/3056485583_d1f42364a1_b.jpg

Here is my frankenleica. An M3 body with M4-2 internals so it can take a winder. It has a lovely 35mm f3.5 summaron with original...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-27-2008
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http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3015/3057416126_1bd...

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3015/3057416126_1bde737574_b.jpg

Here is my recovered M6ttll LHSA with matching black paint Leicavit and 50mm Summilux pre-asph. It's red ringmark lizard from...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-12-2008
Replies: 19
Views: 2,947
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OK, I was reading into it like it was a bad thing.

OK, I was reading into it like it was a bad thing.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-12-2008
Replies: 19
Views: 2,947
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I am not familiar with Kevin Cameras. I do...

I am not familiar with Kevin Cameras. I do practically no ebay shopping. Would someone mind explaining what this means?
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-03-2008
Replies: 14
Views: 1,436
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I'm sorry if I was in unclear. Like the title of...

I'm sorry if I was in unclear. Like the title of this thread I am speaking of the pre-asph E46 version.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-31-2008
Replies: 14
Views: 1,436
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Thanks again for all of the info. It seems there...

Thanks again for all of the info. It seems there are quite a few of the lens in question floating about in people's collection here on rff. It even seems a few are for sale. I picked one up very...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-28-2008
Replies: 14
Views: 1,436
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Thanks for the info so far. Anyone have any ideas...

Thanks for the info so far. Anyone have any ideas on the limited-ness of the lens?
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-28-2008
Replies: 14
Views: 1,436
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I appologize for the use of the word "pee" in the...

I appologize for the use of the word "pee" in the title. I seem to be unable to edit the title. Oh well, I hope you know I meant "pre".
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-28-2008
Replies: 14
Views: 1,436
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Questions about black paint 50mm pee-asph summilux

I recently have been heavily obsessed with the black paint 50 summilux pre-asph with built in hood. Does anyone know the history behind this lens?I have read that it is lhsa, I've seen some limit...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-05-2008
Replies: 8
Views: 1,134
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I find that the Leicavit increases my advance in...

I find that the Leicavit increases my advance in certain situation. I bought one several months back for my M6 and it has been a useful tool in capturing shots at a high rate of speed. I can get...
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 08-09-2008
Replies: 9
Views: 1,274
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Thanks for the good words on my photos everyone....

Thanks for the good words on my photos everyone.

nevin: I didn't see hot pixels on the screen on the camera, it was when I was converting the images in Capture One.
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 08-08-2008
Replies: 9
Views: 1,274
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sniper: no, the last two were not at night.

sniper: no, the last two were not at night.
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 08-08-2008
Replies: 9
Views: 1,274
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I bought one of those R-D1s that's been for sale lately.

I love it so far. Leica0Series sold me this beauty of a camera with only a few light wear spots. So I have done a bit of shooting with it and here are my thoughts / observations.

The layout of the...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-06-2008
Replies: 35
Views: 2,371
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I've had a few lenses in my day (which hasn't...

I've had a few lenses in my day (which hasn't been all that long).

21/4.5 Zeiss ZM
21/2.8 Kobalux (thinking of selling)
35/2 Summircron v3
35/2.8 Summaron M
35/3.5 Summaron ltm
50/2 Summicron latest...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 08-04-2008
Replies: 202
Views: 40,144
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Heh, now just make it M mount and they're in...

Heh, now just make it M mount and they're in business.
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 08-01-2008
Replies: 18
Views: 1,828
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I'm sorry. I am missing something. Is this guy a...

I'm sorry. I am missing something. Is this guy a photographer? Was he photographing the presenter? I am unable to watch the video at the moment (at work), maybe that explains it better?
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-28-2008
Replies: 2
Views: 795
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Recovering my Leica

I am the kind of guy who likes something a bit unique. So when I was buying my first Leica I ended up getting the LHSA M6 ttl. I love that it has the black paint finish and brass parts. I kept
it...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-04-2008
Replies: 83
Views: 20,901
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In the latest article posted on ReidReviews.com...

In the latest article posted on ReidReviews.com (a pay article site) on the Ricoh GX200 he says...

"Isn't it interesting to recall that the photographer Garry Winogrand worked often with a 28mm lens...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-04-2008
Replies: 27
Views: 2,937
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Try any of the Bergger papers.

Try any of the Bergger papers.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-03-2008
Replies: 7,409
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Well perhaps I should save more of this...

Well perhaps I should save more of this discussion for a thread dedicated to the camera itself. I do however feel that this camera is a definite Frankenstein. It has a similar feel to the M6 as far...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-03-2008
Replies: 7,409
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Yes indeed. Let me mention how amazing it was...

Yes indeed. Let me mention how amazing it was that Mark was able to hand deliver the camera less than 24 hours after I paid for it. What an amazing bit of luck that he was passing through NYC.

I...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-03-2008
Replies: 7,409
Views: 3,777,428
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Finally a few more....

Finally a few more.

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3058/2634191110_684ee1e981.jpg

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3194/2634214786_920fb01e7d.jpg
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-03-2008
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Here are a few more details of the M6 ttl...

Here are a few more details of the M6 ttl LHSA


http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3102/2634208816_36a1b09e8a.jpg

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3142/2634220788_15c30086db.jpg
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-03-2008
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M6 ttl LHSA

This was my first Leica. I had done my research and knew that I wanted a well put together modern range finder that was built bombproof, and I could work with very quickly. it had to be black. I had...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-03-2008
Replies: 7,409
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Already sent the buyer feedback! I have already...

Already sent the buyer feedback! I have already put a few rolls through it, look for a thread with photos about it's use this weekend!

I now am completely black paint! M6ttl LHSA pics on the way!
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-02-2008
Replies: 7,409
Views: 3,777,428
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That's a nice polaroid of your MD-2 :D

That's a nice polaroid of your MD-2 :D
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-02-2008
Replies: 7,409
Views: 3,777,428
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I was really GASing over the MP3 when it came...

I was really GASing over the MP3 when it came out, this is my equivalent. (lack of a meter doesn't bother me in the slightest)
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-01-2008
Replies: 7,409
Views: 3,777,428
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I have already put a few rolls through it. With...

I have already put a few rolls through it. With all of the modifications it is begging to be shot. Someone didn't make it easier to load IMO so that I can set it on a shelf. I have nice cameras, but...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-01-2008
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Views: 3,777,428
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Ron: As far as I know it is not. I have never...

Ron: As far as I know it is not. I have never owned and M3 before (although shot them, but never with the quickload). I'm sure someone else will be able to better describe the quickload, but this is...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-01-2008
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Here is a few more shots of the M3 with the new...

Here is a few more shots of the M3 with the new black paint Leicavit M I just picked up from Photo Village. Also a detail of the...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-01-2008
Replies: 7,409
Views: 3,777,428
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M3 heavily modified

Just got myself a unique specimen from haagen_dazs in the classifieds. I decided to test out the strobes last night and photograph my Leicas for you fine folks. Here are a few of the M3 first.

-...
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 06-29-2008
Replies: 25
Views: 4,872
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I have used a few 21s - the zeiss 21/2.8 M,...

I have used a few 21s - the zeiss 21/2.8 M, Contax 21/2.8 G, and the Kobalux 21/2.8 ltm (which I no longer need, offers?). I don't find the G system ideal, although the lens was small and wonderful....
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-26-2008
Replies: 26
Views: 3,309
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Looks good on my LHSA M6 ttl. One of the little...

Looks good on my LHSA M6 ttl. One of the little pleasures of buying that particular camera. You could always buy one of those, I think PhotoVillage has one for about $2300. That's close enough the...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-10-2008
Replies: 5
Views: 1,058
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Captain: I imagine this has already been talked...

Captain: I imagine this has already been talked about in the other thread, but perhaps the photographer who has been using leica for 20 years thought that picking up a digital version of a camera he...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-29-2008
Replies: 8
Views: 1,193
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I recently picked up a third version summicron...

I recently picked up a third version summicron and enjoy it very much. Found for much less on the used market than the fourth or asph models. Haven't had it long enough to give you my final review...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-23-2008
Replies: 4
Views: 2,114
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Thanks for your advice, I decided not to buy the...

Thanks for your advice, I decided not to buy the lens. Not in the cards Monetarily right now.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-22-2008
Replies: 4
Views: 2,114
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I actually like that the lens has some paint...

I actually like that the lens has some paint loss. My camera isn't in perfect condition, some brassing and such. I also really like the feel of the lens weight wise. It is brass construction and...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-22-2008
Replies: 4
Views: 2,114
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Is it worth it? 35mm Summicron ASPH blk paint

I need a little help deciding if I should buy a used lens that I found at a local dealer. I am a black paint fan, my preference. I found a 35mm Summicron ASPH black paint with some paint loss for $2k...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 02-27-2008
Replies: 6
Views: 1,947
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It is normal to see the edges of the aperture...

It is normal to see the edges of the aperture blades when it is open to f4. This has always been the case with my 80 which I purchased new some years ago. I've tested the exposure against other...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-21-2008
Replies: 74
Views: 3,588
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Minor White, Fakir Musafar, myself, Edward...

Minor White, Fakir Musafar, myself, Edward Weston, Carl Chiarenza.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 02-20-2008
Replies: 16
Views: 1,297
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I would suggest Coney Island if you have never...

I would suggest Coney Island if you have never been. Try Dumbo in Brooklyn, the area underneath the Brooklyn bridge. I've heard of a boat graveyard somewhere in Staten Island. Get a few...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-10-2008
Replies: 23
Views: 3,377
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I have been looking to remove my top plate as...

I have been looking to remove my top plate as well aka. I'll be wathcing this thread!
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-30-2007
Replies: 15
Views: 1,340
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That same site is selling a similar copy for...

That same site is selling a similar copy for $11,000 Euro on their home page.
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 09-12-2007
Replies: 15
Views: 961
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Steve: A fad more than anything else? More than...

Steve: A fad more than anything else? More than Art? I disagree with your sluffing off of tattoo culture. Try www.Needled.com (http://www.Needled.com) or for the more adventurous try www.bmezine.com
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-31-2007
Replies: 9
Views: 722
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'll check out central for sure. Thanks to...

'll check out central for sure. Thanks to everyone for the info! I will be staying in the city. Going to a wedding so Saturday is my only play day. Thanks again! I'll let you know if I find anyhting...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-31-2007
Replies: 9
Views: 722
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Arrow Chicago Leica Resources

Greetings All. I am going to Chcago this Labor Day weekend. The 1st through the 4th. Does anyone have any suggestions on camera stores or galleries I should try and see/visit while I am there? I've...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-30-2007
Replies: 37
Views: 2,038
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Very Nice.

Very Nice.
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 08-26-2007
Replies: 15
Views: 1,805
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Well said toyota.

Well said toyota.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-26-2007
Replies: 10
Views: 850
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Hehe, disqualified! I thought you were just being...

Hehe, disqualified! I thought you were just being a doofus. My apologies Peter.
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 08-25-2007
Replies: 15
Views: 1,805
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Thanks for your input Frank and Simon. Frank: I...

Thanks for your input Frank and Simon.

Frank: I have never worked with the 645s so I have nothing to compare to. I suppose i'll just live with it. You are right about the size, its excitingly...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-25-2007
Replies: 7,409
Views: 3,777,428
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Another view with the 50 summicron

I felt like I needed to contribute to this thread. I love seeing what everyone has!
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-25-2007
Replies: 7,409
Views: 3,777,428
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Quick shot M6ttl bp with 35 Summaron

Here is my wonderful M6ttl LHSA with a great little 35 Summaron.
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 08-25-2007
Replies: 15
Views: 1,805
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I heard it from other photographers who have...

I heard it from other photographers who have owned the 690 cameras. I did not read it on the internet. I was told that the loud click was from the actuation of the counter. Since I have never taken...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 08-25-2007
Replies: 15
Views: 1,805
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Silence my Fuji GSW690II

I have heard there is a way to disable the counter on these cameras in order to get rid of the loud clank. Is this a DIY job? Has it already been posted somewhere here and I just haven't found it?...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-24-2007
Replies: 10
Views: 850
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He didn't say it was 400. He said it was about...

He didn't say it was 400. He said it was about 400 MORE to get an MP. Read carefully please and feel free to delete your 10 posts.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 08-08-2007
Replies: 20
Views: 1,961
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I work in a professional Camera Rental Dept. The...

I work in a professional Camera Rental Dept. The method we use for identifying whther or not we need to clean a sensor is as follows.

-Set up an evenly lit white piece of clean fresh printer...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 07-25-2007
Replies: 4
Views: 828
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I checked into a few of the people on his...

I checked into a few of the people on his feedback list and they seemed a bit fishy as well. I dont like fish. Too stinky.
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 07-25-2007
Replies: 4
Views: 828
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Too Good to be True?

I know this auction isnt over yet but there is something suspicious about it. I really want one of these cameras but I dont want to get taken for a riiide. What do you think?...
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 07-19-2007
Replies: 55
Views: 9,395
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Is this lens even available yet?

Is this lens even available yet?
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-05-2007
Replies: 6
Views: 929
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Having recently purchased my first M6 I am rather...

Having recently purchased my first M6 I am rather up on what retail stores in NYC have been selling their M6's for. The condition that it was in was worth the post.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-03-2007
Replies: 6
Views: 929
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Excellent Deal on an M6

I live in NYC and stumbled across an amazing deal on an M6 classic and tri Elmar 28-35-50. At a camera store called Alkit which is pratically across the street from the Tamarkin NY showroom. The M6...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-02-2007
Replies: 21
Views: 1,811
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Pick up a Summaron. I got one in amazing...

Pick up a Summaron. I got one in amazing condition for about $450 on the used market here in NYC.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-26-2007
Replies: 30
Views: 2,092
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Hide the camera in your clothes. Cut a lenshole...

Hide the camera in your clothes. Cut a lenshole in your shirt. Run a cable release down your sleeve.
Forum: Off Topic 06-26-2007
Replies: 222
Views: 28,071
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I have several bikes. Daily commuter is a...

I have several bikes.

Daily commuter is a singlespeed Spooky Cycles supertouch cyclecross conversion. Rather swanky parts, with a black paint job and red anodized accents.

The main mountain...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-23-2007
Replies: 12
Views: 927
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I recently Purchased my first Leica. The BP LHSA...

I recently Purchased my first Leica. The BP LHSA M6 ttl. I was able to get it in store at photovillage in nyc. It was not advertised on their site. A consignment, As-Is. slight brassing (that I found...
Forum: Off Topic 06-21-2007
Replies: 63
Views: 3,140
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I work in a major rental house and BGN condition...

I work in a major rental house and BGN condition on KEH is generally better than the camera gear we rent. I've found this to be the case with most rental places.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-07-2007
Replies: 12
Views: 1,222
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Also just FYI, The Photo Village in NYC has a...

Also just FYI, The Photo Village in NYC has a rather nice M6 Ti sitting around at $1895 usd that I looked at earlier this week. NOt my style but rather nice, and the price isn't bad either. They also...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 05-16-2007
Replies: 4
Views: 1,109
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As of 5/16/07

I saw one in a window at a camera store in NYC called Alkit. $1100 US for body and 75 with shade. I looked at it and its like new. Call them if you are still interested in buying one still. They also...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 04-04-2007
Replies: 5
Views: 1,912
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Bob, I know the lenses are top notch I have used...

Bob, I know the lenses are top notch I have used all but the 210. I prefer the wide angle but was curious only to try shooting with a faster aperture on this system. Or perhaps a fisheye. That's why...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 04-04-2007
Replies: 5
Views: 1,912
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Mamiya 7II lens adaptation

Are their any adapters available to use other lenses on the mamiya 7 series? I am new to RFF and haven't seen this question asked.
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