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Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 05-31-2016
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Posted By Merelyok
@ Colin Corneau, thanks! I'm a fan of snappy B&W...

@ Colin Corneau, thanks! I'm a fan of snappy B&W too lol.

@ gavinlg, thank you! I've still got a few but these are perhaps my faves.

@ Ken Ford, appreciated :D

@ Faintandfuzzy, Thank you. Japan...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 05-31-2016
Replies: 12
Views: 1,319
Posted By Merelyok
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Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 05-31-2016
Replies: 12
Views: 1,319
Posted By Merelyok
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Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 05-31-2016
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Views: 1,319
Posted By Merelyok
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Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 05-31-2016
Replies: 12
Views: 1,319
Posted By Merelyok
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Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 05-31-2016
Replies: 12
Views: 1,319
Posted By Merelyok
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Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 05-31-2016
Replies: 12
Views: 1,319
Posted By Merelyok
Tokyo / B&W

It's been awhile since i last posted...spent 10 wonderful days in and about Tokyo. Was armed with the Fuji X70 and Fuji Xpro2 w/ 23mm lens.

Here's what i got:...
Forum: Fuji X Series 03-13-2016
Replies: 12
Views: 2,977
Posted By Merelyok
I've been using camera raw to edit my shots, but...

I've been using camera raw to edit my shots, but that being said, while i quite like the tonality of ACROS, i don't quite like the grain of the Jpeg files (i've used it on weak and it's just meh for...
Forum: Fuji X Series 03-11-2016
Replies: 12
Views: 2,977
Posted By Merelyok
Thank you! ;);)

Thank you! ;);)
Forum: Fuji X Series 03-11-2016
Replies: 12
Views: 2,977
Posted By Merelyok
Thank you for the kind words! I've not had the...

Thank you for the kind words!

I've not had the X100T to compare to the XP1 or 2 so i can't really comment on that. The 35mm f2 is something else though, great AF, size, IQ and build quality.

But...
Forum: Fuji X Series 03-10-2016
Replies: 12
Views: 2,977
Posted By Merelyok
I find myself in the same situation too...

I find myself in the same situation too N.delaRua, the OVF is more for street work in bright situations when framing is more critical ( I'm usually at f8 or higher ). The EVF I use when I'm shooting...
Forum: Fuji X Series 03-10-2016
Replies: 12
Views: 2,977
Posted By Merelyok
X-Pro 2 - Test / Street Shots

So i've been using the Xpro 2 for a week or so now.

Had some issues getting used to it as i'm quite new to Fuji, but after a week of acclimatization, i'm getting used to it.

That being said, i...
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 03-06-2016
Replies: 174
Views: 31,993
Posted By Merelyok
Thank you for the kind words Helen. I've been...

Thank you for the kind words Helen.

I've been enjoying your photos as well, keep shooting!
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 03-06-2016
Replies: 174
Views: 31,993
Posted By Merelyok
What Helen said. The AF is amazing on this...

What Helen said.

The AF is amazing on this lens. really, really quiet and fast.

A shot from the Xpro2.

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Forum: Digital Compacts 01-29-2016
Replies: 1,169
Views: 236,494
Posted By Merelyok
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Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 01-27-2016
Replies: 23
Views: 2,214
Posted By Merelyok
Thank you functus!

Thank you functus!
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-23-2016
Replies: 210
Views: 23,601
Posted By Merelyok
Thank you sir!

Thank you sir!
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-22-2016
Replies: 210
Views: 23,601
Posted By Merelyok
man, i have to go back soon. last visit was in...

man, i have to go back soon.

last visit was in Dec...
Forum: Digital Compacts 08-19-2015
Replies: 1,169
Views: 236,494
Posted By Merelyok
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Forum: Digital Compacts 08-19-2015
Replies: 1,169
Views: 236,494
Posted By Merelyok
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Forum: Sony E Lenses / Adapted Lenses / Adapters / Images 05-09-2015
Replies: 193
Views: 46,174
Posted By Merelyok
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Forum: Sony E Lenses / Adapted Lenses / Adapters / Images 04-17-2015
Replies: 193
Views: 46,174
Posted By Merelyok
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A7R, 50mm 1.1 Nokton ISO 5000
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 03-09-2015
Replies: 14
Views: 1,459
Posted By Merelyok
Ned Bojic- Thanks! Emile, i envy you, it must...

Ned Bojic- Thanks!

Emile, i envy you, it must have been a wonderful place to have lived in.

kuuan - i particularly like the 1st shot myself ( i reckon i like it the most amongst the shots).

And...
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 03-09-2015
Replies: 595
Views: 72,670
Posted By Merelyok
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Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 03-07-2015
Replies: 14
Views: 1,459
Posted By Merelyok
Thank you Ko.Fe.! Helen! It really is a...

Thank you Ko.Fe.!

Helen! It really is a wonderful city, so alive and writhing with energy.

I took the shot off 10th Avenue on the High Line. The apartments there are gorgeous (I bet the prices are...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 03-07-2015
Replies: 14
Views: 1,459
Posted By Merelyok
I wished i shot more in the snow though...but i...

I wished i shot more in the snow though...but i didn't want risking my camera in the weather. I have more shots on my iphone from in the snow/rain than my camera.

That bar shot was from Katz Deli!...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 03-07-2015
Replies: 14
Views: 1,459
Posted By Merelyok
Hi Dan! Thanks! That was just off Pershing...

Hi Dan! Thanks! That was just off Pershing Square, just next to Grand Central. Was very lucky with the light there.
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 03-07-2015
Replies: 14
Views: 1,459
Posted By Merelyok
New Yawk City

Couldn't have picked a worse time for a visit, but despite the snow, rain and slush, i enjoyed myself. (Noo Yawkers are a friendly bunch!)...
Forum: Sony RX Series 12-17-2014
Replies: 355
Views: 84,582
Posted By Merelyok
Was messing around with my Dad's rx100. God...

Was messing around with my Dad's rx100.

God there are so many buttons to press! ( i use a Leica ) - But i am very impressed with the image quality....
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 11-19-2014
Replies: 5
Views: 1,073
Posted By Merelyok
Hi Shadowfox and FA limited, thank you and i'm...

Hi Shadowfox and FA limited, thank you and i'm glad you all like the shots!

:D
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 11-18-2014
Replies: 5
Views: 1,073
Posted By Merelyok
Hi pyeh, thank you for commenting and i'm glad...

Hi pyeh, thank you for commenting and i'm glad you liked the pictures!
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 11-18-2014
Replies: 5
Views: 1,073
Posted By Merelyok
Snapshots from Xiamen

I was away on a business trip to Xiamen (China) and was afforded a day off. I had my Leica with a 35mm Carl Zeiss Biogon mounted. This are some of the snaps i got (am pretty rusty, considering i...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 06-09-2014
Replies: 2,011
Views: 603,618
Posted By Merelyok
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Tri-X
HC110 1:100
stand dev 1 hour

(it's been more than a year since i last shot film. The irony is that i had to send in my...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-30-2014
Replies: 5,505
Views: 486,665
Posted By Merelyok
Now THAT is making me hungry.

Now THAT is making me hungry.
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 05-28-2014
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Posted By Merelyok
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Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 05-25-2014
Replies: 30
Views: 5,057
Posted By Merelyok
Digital ones :D

Digital ones :D
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 05-25-2014
Replies: 30
Views: 5,057
Posted By Merelyok
You know what guys? I took the m (yes the one...

You know what guys?

I took the m (yes the one with 2 defective pixels) out for a spin again yesterday and unless i get a whole bloody column of defective pixels or any other catastrophic failure,...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-23-2014
Replies: 525
Views: 178,876
Posted By Merelyok
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Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-23-2014
Replies: 4,566
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Posted By Merelyok
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M + 50mm Nokton 1.5
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 05-22-2014
Replies: 30
Views: 5,057
Posted By Merelyok
ikr...should have just gotten that MP....

ikr...should have just gotten that MP....
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 05-22-2014
Replies: 30
Views: 5,057
Posted By Merelyok
haha...that's certainly another way to look at...

haha...that's certainly another way to look at it..

it's all grown up now.
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 05-22-2014
Replies: 30
Views: 5,057
Posted By Merelyok
they certainly don't use Leica...:D

they certainly don't use Leica...:D
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 05-22-2014
Replies: 30
Views: 5,057
Posted By Merelyok
I do live right smack on the equator where...

I do live right smack on the equator where thunderstorms are a common affair.

Maybe i should just leave it, seeing the rotten luck i have with sensors. For all i know, those dastardly neutrons...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 05-22-2014
Replies: 30
Views: 5,057
Posted By Merelyok
i had a hot pixel on my m9 that i didn't bother...

i had a hot pixel on my m9 that i didn't bother with.

i'm just annoyed it happened so quickly on my month old M. (2 pixels to boot!)

I shoot only raw as well and it doesn't show up when i import...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 05-22-2014
Replies: 30
Views: 5,057
Posted By Merelyok
Ya know what, i was just thinking the same....

Ya know what, i was just thinking the same.

That silver MP they had at the service centre looked so damn nice.

We'll see i guess..

Shall order A 35mm Cron in the meantime to comfort myself.

:D
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 05-22-2014
Replies: 30
Views: 5,057
Posted By Merelyok
So, I just returned from my local service centre....

So, I just returned from my local service centre. Confirmed 2 dead pixels. Unfortunately I have to ship it out to Germany to get it fixed. Estimated 2 months turn around. Sigh.

I'm thinking of...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 05-21-2014
Replies: 30
Views: 5,057
Posted By Merelyok
oh well. such is my luck. I believe i had the...

oh well.

such is my luck.

I believe i had the same issue with the M9 (a single red speck).

Barely into a month's usage with the M240 and it has struck!

:rolleyes:
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 05-21-2014
Replies: 30
Views: 5,057
Posted By Merelyok
Dead / Stuck pixel on M240?

I've got an M240 that's about a month old, and i just realized that there seems to be a persistent white speck on the LCD.

It's on about 50% of the shots and always in the same position.

When i...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 05-19-2014
Replies: 15
Views: 5,025
Posted By Merelyok
Glad i could,er, help make things more...

Glad i could,er, help make things more complicated :D
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-16-2014
Replies: 1,295
Views: 334,131
Posted By Merelyok
thanks for the clarification. The bargain...

thanks for the clarification.

The bargain version looks good!
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-16-2014
Replies: 1,295
Views: 334,131
Posted By Merelyok
i'm sorry if this is the wrong avenue, but just a...

i'm sorry if this is the wrong avenue, but just a really quick question guys.

http://www.keh.com/camera/Leica-M-Fixed-Focal-Length-Lenses/1/sku-LM069990071450?r=FE

Is this the version 3? i want to...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-15-2014
Replies: 3,168
Views: 556,642
Posted By Merelyok
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Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 05-13-2014
Replies: 15
Views: 5,025
Posted By Merelyok
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If this helps at all....M240 + 50mm 1.5 ASPH at ISO 1000
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 05-12-2014
Replies: 88
Views: 6,536
Posted By Merelyok
Thank you all for picking my photos!

Thank you all for picking my photos!
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 05-11-2014
Replies: 17
Views: 3,879
Posted By Merelyok
You're gonna like the EVF Reeray..focusing should...

You're gonna like the EVF Reeray..focusing should be much easier.

Sharing one more shot.

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35mm 1.2 Nokton wide open, iso 1000
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 05-10-2014
Replies: 246
Views: 22,134
Posted By Merelyok
Fantastic! I only wish i had scenery like that...

Fantastic! I only wish i had scenery like that where i come from.
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 05-10-2014
Replies: 17
Views: 3,879
Posted By Merelyok
i agree on the live view Keith, i use it ALOT...

i agree on the live view Keith, i use it ALOT with my Sony A7 for street shots and i have to say i'm loving it on the M240 as well.

With the EVF attached, i creep up to people and they are at most...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-09-2014
Replies: 14
Views: 2,108
Posted By Merelyok
Ruby Photo -They carry kodak and Ilford. But i...

Ruby Photo -They carry kodak and Ilford. But i think you have to ask about the Jobo. Haggling.....naah. Unless you're buying a HUGE amount of film, don't bother.

...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 05-08-2014
Replies: 17
Views: 3,879
Posted By Merelyok
Hi soultheworld, i understand. If i could i would...

Hi soultheworld, i understand. If i could i would have kept my M9 while still getting the the M240 but the fiscal ramifications would be dire :(

I took the 240 out for a spin today, shooting...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 05-07-2014
Replies: 17
Views: 3,879
Posted By Merelyok
Hi Keith! thanks for commenting. I suppose it...

Hi Keith! thanks for commenting.

I suppose it might be for some (Movie button??! I have to admit i keep messing up the movie record button for the zoom-in button when using live view).

It is a...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 05-06-2014
Replies: 17
Views: 3,879
Posted By Merelyok
Some thoughts on the M240

I've had the M240 for about a week now, hadn't had much time to really shoot seriously with it but from the time that i've had so far, it is a marked improvement over the M9, especially in output....
Forum: Sony E Lenses / Adapted Lenses / Adapters / Images 05-05-2014
Replies: 22
Views: 6,493
Posted By Merelyok
Thanks Gary and Archiver!

Thanks Gary and Archiver!
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 05-05-2014
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Views: 6,631
Posted By Merelyok
Fabulous. Thanks for sharing.

Fabulous.

Thanks for sharing.
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-02-2014
Replies: 5,505
Views: 486,665
Posted By Merelyok
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Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 05-02-2014
Replies: 26
Views: 10,632
Posted By Merelyok
Fantastic! The colors are excellent. I just got...

Fantastic! The colors are excellent.

I just got the M240 myself and im raring to go out to shoot with it.

I agree with the finder though. When i had my 35mm Canon on the M240 for a moment i...
Forum: Sony E Lenses / Adapted Lenses / Adapters / Images 05-01-2014
Replies: 22
Views: 6,493
Posted By Merelyok
f16sunshine, thank you!

f16sunshine, thank you!
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 04-30-2014
Replies: 13
Views: 2,305
Posted By Merelyok
Grats dude! I just traded in my M9 (with top up...

Grats dude!

I just traded in my M9 (with top up of course) for a M as well...

I have got to say the new screen is SO good.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 04-27-2014
Replies: 1,819
Views: 290,394
Posted By Merelyok
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50mm 1.5 Nokton ASPH
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 04-26-2014
Replies: 1,819
Views: 290,394
Posted By Merelyok
https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2925/14041362583_74...

https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2925/14041362583_74403e2d3f_b.jpg

M9 + 50mm 1.1 Nokton
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 04-24-2014
Replies: 1,819
Views: 290,394
Posted By Merelyok
most awesome.

most awesome.
Forum: Sony E Lenses / Adapted Lenses / Adapters / Images 04-23-2014
Replies: 7
Views: 1,590
Posted By Merelyok
Have to take note on the presentation thingy,...

Have to take note on the presentation thingy, probably best to run over my photos before posting them in any order! Thanks for the printing suggestion, i'll most probably get it printed and framed...
Forum: Sony E Lenses / Adapted Lenses / Adapters / Images 04-23-2014
Replies: 7
Views: 1,590
Posted By Merelyok
ha! The shirt is pretty cool. ;) I think i kinda...

ha! The shirt is pretty cool. ;)

I think i kinda like the 2nd shot best out of all the shots as well.

Thanks!
Forum: Sony E Lenses / Adapted Lenses / Adapters / Images 04-23-2014
Replies: 7
Views: 1,590
Posted By Merelyok
Hi Lss, unfortunately i didnt get the chance to...

Hi Lss, unfortunately i didnt get the chance to stop the lens down so i can't really tell how good it is when stopped down. Wide open it is ok but as Takkun has mentioned, it doesn't really matter...
Forum: Sony E Lenses / Adapted Lenses / Adapters / Images 04-23-2014
Replies: 7
Views: 1,590
Posted By Merelyok
A Night at the (Chinese) Opera with the Canon 35mm 1.8 LTM and Sony A7

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Forum: Sony E Lenses / Adapted Lenses / Adapters / Images 04-22-2014
Replies: 6
Views: 1,076
Posted By Merelyok
Thanks lynnb! My bad, i should have been clearer...

Thanks lynnb! My bad, i should have been clearer in the thread title!
Forum: Sony E Lenses / Adapted Lenses / Adapters / Images 04-22-2014
Replies: 6
Views: 1,076
Posted By Merelyok
That's a pity! I'm quite sure i will keep hold of...

That's a pity! I'm quite sure i will keep hold of this lens (not so sure about my M9 though...)
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 04-22-2014
Replies: 43
Views: 3,086
Posted By Merelyok
Thank you for the mentions Leica M2 fan, filmtwit...

Thank you for the mentions Leica M2 fan, filmtwit and vbsoto!
Forum: Sony E Lenses / Adapted Lenses / Adapters / Images 04-21-2014
Replies: 6
Views: 1,076
Posted By Merelyok
Hi folville, thanks for commenting and i totally...

Hi folville, thanks for commenting and i totally agree with regards to the OOF areas.

When i first opened that particular shot in photoshop, i thought of exactly the same thing as well! Can't...
Forum: Sony E Lenses / Adapted Lenses / Adapters / Images 04-21-2014
Replies: 6
Views: 1,076
Posted By Merelyok
Walk about with the CV 35mm 1.2 (v.1)

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https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7168/13951606521_04f30bceb1_b.jpg

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7381/13951611921_8227788f56_b.jpg

ht...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 04-20-2014
Replies: 1,819
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https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2917/13936902913_f7...

https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2917/13936902913_f7ed73aa26_b.jpg

21mm Colorskopar
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 04-14-2014
Replies: 1,819
Views: 290,394
Posted By Merelyok
M9 with 21mm color skopar at iso 1000 in an...

M9 with 21mm color skopar at iso 1000 in an evening downpour....surprisingly usable i might add...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 04-11-2014
Replies: 40
Views: 3,695
Posted By Merelyok
Alittle late into this post, but thank you so...

Alittle late into this post, but thank you so much for the mention j.scooter!
Forum: Sony E Lenses / Adapted Lenses / Adapters / Images 04-03-2014
Replies: 22
Views: 6,493
Posted By Merelyok
indeed! Really cute shot btw, has a sorta Martin...

indeed!

Really cute shot btw, has a sorta Martin Parr thing going on there!
Forum: Sony Alpha Mirrorless - All Models 04-03-2014
Replies: 19
Views: 4,792
Posted By Merelyok
https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2899/13429343404_b0...

https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2899/13429343404_b044e426f3_b.jpg

here ya go mate...50mm 1.1 wide open on the A7
Forum: Sony E Lenses / Adapted Lenses / Adapters / Images 04-03-2014
Replies: 22
Views: 6,493
Posted By Merelyok
The one i have is black, quite a bit lighter than...

The one i have is black, quite a bit lighter than the one in silver (which is brass or nickel - i can't remember), and supposedly built in limited quantities. I might be wrong on the limited edition...
Forum: Sony E Lenses / Adapted Lenses / Adapters / Images 04-03-2014
Replies: 22
Views: 6,493
Posted By Merelyok
Because there's no such thing as too many lenses...

Because there's no such thing as too many lenses :p
Forum: Sony E Lenses / Adapted Lenses / Adapters / Images 04-03-2014
Replies: 22
Views: 6,493
Posted By Merelyok
At this price range, there shouldn't be much...

At this price range, there shouldn't be much buyers remorse (it's not like one is plonking down the cash for a Noct!)

I share the same concern but the irony is that i suddenly find myself with 3...
Forum: Sony E Lenses / Adapted Lenses / Adapters / Images 04-03-2014
Replies: 22
Views: 6,493
Posted By Merelyok
i could be wrong as i've never had the chance to...

i could be wrong as i've never had the chance to try modern leica glass on the A7....:o (the 35mm summilux pre-asph that i had was abit soft)

one can dream i guess!
Forum: Sony E Lenses / Adapted Lenses / Adapters / Images 04-03-2014
Replies: 21
Views: 5,270
Posted By Merelyok
ooooh. that lens + camera combo....it's making me...

ooooh. that lens + camera combo....it's making me lusty.

yummy!
Forum: Sony E Lenses / Adapted Lenses / Adapters / Images 04-03-2014
Replies: 22
Views: 6,493
Posted By Merelyok
A7 + Nokton 50mm 1.5 ASPH

A very brief summary...i've been shooting with a M9 for a couple of years now (mainly street, a couple of photos of family and friends thrown into the mix).

For a want of better high ISO performance...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 03-18-2014
Replies: 1,819
Views: 290,394
Posted By Merelyok
http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7207/13191911784_18c...

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7207/13191911784_18cf869584_b.jpg

http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3820/13191633185_43763e388a_b.jpg

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7218/13191731313_5c0a0275c1_b.jpg

Dinne...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 03-06-2014
Replies: 299
Views: 59,524
Posted By Merelyok
been awhile since i last shot... taken with a...

been awhile since i last shot...

taken with a Canon 50mm 1.4 LTM (wide open - except for last shot which was at...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 11-27-2012
Replies: 1,819
Views: 290,394
Posted By Merelyok
http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8477/8221276848_eabc...

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8477/8221276848_eabcccf790_b.jpg

Nokton 50mm 1.1
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 11-22-2012
Replies: 558
Sticky: OMD-EM5 Pics
Views: 204,021
Posted By Merelyok
http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8346/8207756993_0275...

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8346/8207756993_0275c28e60_b.jpg
Iso 6400, Pany 20mm 1.4

pretty impressive high iso in my (very humble) opinion.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 11-11-2012
Replies: 1,819
Views: 290,394
Posted By Merelyok
Agreed. One can sense the tension in the...

Agreed. One can sense the tension in the atmosphere.

Some shots of mine, first time shooting after a hiatus of almost a year...M9 + 35mm 1.2, iso 1600....
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 05-07-2012
Replies: 47
Views: 4,815
Posted By Merelyok
Thank you for the pic Leica M2 Fan, and i have to...

Thank you for the pic Leica M2 Fan, and i have to agree about this shot...

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/46998/U46998I1336054848.SEQ.0.jpg

Wow, just wow. What a gobsmackingly...
Forum: Large Format Film RF 04-16-2012
Replies: 386
Views: 154,314
Posted By Merelyok
http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7094/7080715797_9cfa...

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7094/7080715797_9cfa7ac890_b.jpg

http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5316/6934726718_eaccd9da5b_b.jpg

Toyo 45, 150mm Caltar, Shanghai 100
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-15-2012
Replies: 4,566
Views: 1,301,960
Posted By Merelyok
http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5342/6933480190_a9c1...

http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5342/6933480190_a9c10aacbe_c.jpg

M9, Nokton 50mm 1.1
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 04-03-2012
Replies: 84
Views: 6,077
Posted By Merelyok
He likes the photo. Alot.

He likes the photo. Alot.
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 04-03-2012
Replies: 84
Views: 6,077
Posted By Merelyok
Wow, thanks for the pick Zauhar. I stopped...

Wow, thanks for the pick Zauhar.

I stopped photographing for awhile due to work (My rolleiflex and Hasselblad are long gone). I re-purchased the LF setup i sold to a friend and finally found some...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-05-2011
Replies: 3,008
Views: 731,609
Posted By Merelyok
http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6035/6214053422_d16...

http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6035/6214053422_d1679d295e_b.jpg

http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6048/6212887992_ef4805a5f7_b.jpg

Rolleiflex 2.8F
T-max 100
HC-110
Stand developed
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 10-03-2011
Replies: 61
Views: 5,549
Posted By Merelyok
Thanks all for the mentions...it is an honor!...

Thanks all for the mentions...it is an honor!

Am at work at the moment, will post my fave shots when i get back!

Cheerios,
Wil
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 10-02-2011
Replies: 26
Views: 3,848
Posted By Merelyok
http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6154/6204025921_cb7...

http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6154/6204025921_cb798786e1_b.jpg
20) Milan
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 10-02-2011
Replies: 26
Views: 3,848
Posted By Merelyok
Thank you spiderfrank, for the translation for...

Thank you spiderfrank, for the translation for the words on the wall.

That is personally my fave shot of all, and those words, wow. The juxtaposition (to me at least), is immense.

To all that...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 09-30-2011
Replies: 26
Views: 3,848
Posted By Merelyok
Taskoni, unfortunately i don't...i edit my shots...

Taskoni, unfortunately i don't...i edit my shots to be that way but you might have a point that the contrast maybe be bumped up a little too much. I am usually alittle overzealous with the contrast...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 09-29-2011
Replies: 26
Views: 3,848
Posted By Merelyok
Ah. that makes sense now. Thanks for the info,...

Ah. that makes sense now. Thanks for the info, Robert.

http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6179/6194990546_a69c742209_b.jpg
12)...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 09-28-2011
Replies: 26
Views: 3,848
Posted By Merelyok
Thank you Haigh and Robert! Robert, now that...

Thank you Haigh and Robert!

Robert, now that you've mentioned it it does seem that my contrast is alittle too boosted in the shot of Juliet's house (my eyes hurt!).

will tone it down if i ever make...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 09-28-2011
Replies: 26
Views: 3,848
Posted By Merelyok
Thank you JKY and Boiu. Boiu, i used the Silver...

Thank you JKY and Boiu.

Boiu, i used the Silver Efex plug in for Photoshop to edit the raw files..

http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6178/6189686404_0770e260ab_b.jpg
8) Verona - Juliet's...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 09-27-2011
Replies: 26
Views: 3,848
Posted By Merelyok
Thanks Jeff..i had a 28mm ultron, 35mm Nokton 1.2...

Thanks Jeff..i had a 28mm ultron, 35mm Nokton 1.2 and 50mm Nokton 1.1 with me.

:p
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 09-27-2011
Replies: 26
Views: 3,848
Posted By Merelyok
Grazie, 39per1.. I thoroughly enjoyed my trip. I...

Grazie, 39per1..

I thoroughly enjoyed my trip. I was particularly taken by Genova..it was such an experience to explore the winding back...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 09-27-2011
Replies: 26
Views: 3,848
Posted By Merelyok
Thank you gents, Gid, i guess luck was on my...

Thank you gents, Gid, i guess luck was on my sight when i shot that. I did a double take when i imported the picture over from my memory card. i was just aiming for the kid!

JSU, the shots were all...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 09-27-2011
Replies: 26
Views: 3,848
Posted By Merelyok
http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6169/6188207267_6e6...

http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6169/6188207267_6e63aa43f3_b.jpg
6) Genoa
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 09-27-2011
Replies: 26
Views: 3,848
Posted By Merelyok
Italy as shot by a M9

Just sharing some shots (street, mostly) from Italy. I was there for a couple of weeks and covered quite a few towns.

http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6161/6186178140_11c2067f91_b.jpg
1) Busker,...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-23-2011
Replies: 4,566
Views: 1,301,960
Posted By Merelyok
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3143/5865171377_00c...

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3143/5865171377_00c7c871de_b.jpg
The girlfriend.

M9, 35mm 1.2
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 06-19-2011
Replies: 6
Views: 1,784
Posted By Merelyok
Got a call from my dad..

'I'm getting the M9' he said, with my jaw agape.

A few days of hunting around later and i procured the discontiuned Nokton 35mm 1.2, a ultron 28mm 2.0 while he bought the nokton 50mm 1.1.

Prior to...
Forum: Large Format Film RF 01-28-2011
Replies: 386
Views: 154,314
Posted By Merelyok
http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4010/5131280977_91a...

http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4010/5131280977_91a27f6a51_b.jpg

http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4060/5131268793_636c987720_b.jpg
(added grain in this...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 08-07-2010
Replies: 13
Views: 4,739
Posted By Merelyok
btgc, i have no experience with LC29..so i can't...

btgc, i have no experience with LC29..so i can't really comment.

Thardy, i haven't tried it with 35mm but i think i'll soon. if i do i'll stick to the same dilution and timing.

Thanks Helen! (:
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 08-06-2010
Replies: 13
Views: 4,739
Posted By Merelyok
Ray, i'll crop it when i'm back later...running...

Ray, i'll crop it when i'm back later...running late for an appointment..

The room temperature is 29 degrees celcius..

Thnks Drew, i'm surprised it worked out this well myself.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 08-06-2010
Replies: 13
Views: 4,739
Posted By Merelyok
Experiments with HC-110 (stand developing)

Hey all, so i was bored and decided to test diluted HC-110 (1:125) for stand developing some 120 rolls of film i had left lying around. (1x tri-x 400, 1x t-max 400).

Here are the details:

Water at...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-05-2010
Replies: 459
Views: 59,716
Posted By Merelyok
http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4100/4857078109_843...

http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4100/4857078109_84313d76a3_z.jpg
Tri-X @ 1600
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 08-03-2010
Replies: 2,011
Views: 603,618
Posted By Merelyok
http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4100/4857078109_843...

http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4100/4857078109_84313d76a3_z.jpg
Rolleiflex 2.8F
Tri-X @ 1600
HC 1:100
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 08-03-2010
Replies: 51
Views: 18,444
Posted By Merelyok
http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4045/4586964936_e62...

http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4045/4586964936_e629aebe6e_z.jpg
Fuji GW690III
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 06-14-2010
Replies: 14
Views: 2,016
Posted By Merelyok
Thank you all, the comments are much...

Thank you all, the comments are much appreciated..

Israel, the Hassy shots were exposed with my trusty Gossen Luna Pro-F. (the one that accepts 9V batteries).
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 06-11-2010
Replies: 14
Views: 2,016
Posted By Merelyok
Thanks Petronius...close, it was shot on a...

Thanks Petronius...close, it was shot on a Hassselblad 503cx with 80mm lens. Film was Tri-X developed in D76..i did shoot color as well but somehow i didn't quite like how it turned out ):
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 06-10-2010
Replies: 14
Views: 2,016
Posted By Merelyok
Italy

An interesting place to photograph, to say the least. Sharing my shots from various parts of the country..do feel free to...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 05-07-2010
Replies: 35
Views: 6,698
Posted By Merelyok
Well...i actually sold my Mamiya 7 with 80mm lens...

Well...i actually sold my Mamiya 7 with 80mm lens to fund a GW690. (the balance went towards a Canon 50mm 1.2 LTM for my Leica).

I've only shot one roll on it so far but i'm liking it more than the...
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-27-2010
Replies: 3,008
Views: 731,609
Posted By Merelyok
http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4071/4554785094_7c9...

http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4071/4554785094_7c98f62494_o.jpg

Hasselblad 503cx
80mm planar
T-max 100 / Perceptol 1:3
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-22-2010
Replies: 39
Views: 7,556
Posted By Merelyok
Would dilution and development timings remain the...

Would dilution and development timings remain the same as Rodinal?
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-22-2010
Replies: 39
Views: 7,556
Posted By Merelyok
Alrighty...here are the Tri-X perceptol...

Alrighty...here are the Tri-X perceptol results..

While the pictures were anything but grainy, i've found the combination to be particularly good in retaining details in the shadow area with good...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 04-22-2010
Replies: 4
Views: 1,044
Posted By Merelyok
Beautiful sharpness and tonality, thank you for...

Beautiful sharpness and tonality, thank you for sharing.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-22-2010
Replies: 27
Views: 4,738
Posted By Merelyok
Neopan 400 in DD-X looks good. And as someone has...

Neopan 400 in DD-X looks good. And as someone has pointed out, it's horrible with HP-5.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 04-22-2010
Replies: 25
Views: 3,605
Posted By Merelyok
Andy, not unless there were Carrot-flavored...

Andy, not unless there were Carrot-flavored goldfish..
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-22-2010
Replies: 39
Views: 7,556
Posted By Merelyok
Nightfly, i love the grain that your first shot...

Nightfly, i love the grain that your first shot shows, and yes, it has some sort of a Moriyama vibe about it. I'm gonna try some dektol real soon after my Perceptol and Microphen runs out. Can't...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-21-2010
Replies: 39
Views: 7,556
Posted By Merelyok
Hi Raytoei! Thank you for sharing your...

Hi Raytoei!

Thank you for sharing your experiences. I suspect my Neopan 400 (Legacy Pro) seems to be less grainy as the example i showed was from a 120mm roll. Perhaps you could try Neopan 400 in...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-21-2010
Replies: 39
Views: 7,556
Posted By Merelyok
I knew someone would say Rodinal )): Thanks Rob...

I knew someone would say Rodinal )):

Thanks Rob for the suggestions. I've tried stronger agitation and like you said, the highlights were horribly blocked..The 1:3 D76 seems interesting (20 mins of...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-21-2010
Replies: 39
Views: 7,556
Posted By Merelyok
Developer for higher grain

Hi all,

I'm been using a mix of high-speed B&W film (Tri-X, neopan 400 etc) and i've been using developers such as HC-110 (sol. B, mostly), D76 and Ilford Perceptol to develop. HC-110 and D76 work...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 04-21-2010
Replies: 1
Views: 928
Posted By Merelyok
Thank you for sharing. I particularly like the...

Thank you for sharing.

I particularly like the shot of the man having a snooze in the photobooth.

I found the shot after that funny as well, if only because of the word clitoris juxtaposed against...
Forum: Off Topic 04-18-2010
Replies: 37
Views: 2,684
Posted By Merelyok
Now this is weird. I have a cat. I own tube...

Now this is weird.

I have a cat.

I own tube amps (2, both SET)

and i spin Vinyl....
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 04-18-2010
Replies: 29
Views: 3,879
Posted By Merelyok
I was giving these pix another look and i just...

I was giving these pix another look and i just realised that they have abit of that positive film look about them...really impressive, that Ektar.
Forum: Leica Q / T / X Series 04-17-2010
Replies: 25
Views: 4,674
Posted By Merelyok
http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4033/4528433712_1f5...

http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4033/4528433712_1f54e8064f_o.jpg
Iso3200, straight from camera.

I'm seriously impressed.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-15-2010
Replies: 30
Views: 6,084
Posted By Merelyok
http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4002/4522719507_4b1...

http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4002/4522719507_4b10b9655c_o.jpg

Hassy
80mm planar
and a mix of neopan 400/Ilford Pan F+
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 04-14-2010
Replies: 42
Views: 6,104
Posted By Merelyok
Now THAT is a portrait...beautiful. I'm...

Now THAT is a portrait...beautiful.

I'm searching Evilbay for a copy of a Weltax as i type this!
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 04-14-2010
Replies: 33
Views: 3,375
Posted By Merelyok
What can i say Keith..your street work is just as...

What can i say Keith..your street work is just as compelling as your conceptual work.
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 04-14-2010
Replies: 29
Views: 3,879
Posted By Merelyok
I should give Ektar 100 a go in night scenes. For...

I should give Ektar 100 a go in night scenes. For day scenes i much perfer Reala 100 but you're making me excited about using Ektar 100 for night shots.
Forum: Travel 04-01-2010
Replies: 15
Views: 1,638
Posted By Merelyok
If i may, Bill, this is the first time i'm...

If i may, Bill, this is the first time i'm travelling overseas with a medium format camera so kindly pardon my enthusiasm.

Thanks for trying to help anyway.

I've narrowed it down to the...
Forum: Travel 04-01-2010
Replies: 15
Views: 1,638
Posted By Merelyok
What to pack......

Hey all.

I'm off for a short trip to Northern Italy (Milan & Parma) in May. I'm having abit of a dilemma on what to pack.

I already know i'll be bringing along my Leica M6 (with 35mm 1.2 or 2.5...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-25-2010
Replies: 288
Views: 38,616
Posted By Merelyok
I absolutely adore my 503cx. I use a mix of 80mm...

I absolutely adore my 503cx.

I use a mix of 80mm and 50mm lenses.

Been pushing Tri-X to 1600 in D76 lately with good...
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-22-2010
Replies: 3,008
Views: 731,609
Posted By Merelyok
Simon, your high contrast shots are a delight for...

Simon, your high contrast shots are a delight for the eyes.

A few from me. Hasselblad 503CX, a mix of 80mm planar and 50mm distagon. Tri-X pushed to 1600 and Ilford Pan F+, all deveoped in D76...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 03-16-2010
Replies: 2,011
Views: 603,618
Posted By Merelyok
Seagull...

Seagull 4A-107

http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4061/4435455034_bc7bb5fcd6_o.jpg

Reala 100
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 03-09-2010
Replies: 2
Views: 808
Posted By Merelyok
Pontian, Malaysia.

A few shots from Pontian, JB, and the suburbs that hug the B-roads that run along the western Malaysian...
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-01-2010
Replies: 199
Views: 26,530
Posted By Merelyok
http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4067/4397211513_919...

http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4067/4397211513_9198bde293_o.jpg

http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4009/4397976320_b94d918a7c_o.jpg

http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4072/4397209533_c1469d7a74_o.jpg
Rollei...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 02-23-2010
Replies: 14
Views: 2,254
Posted By Merelyok
A few more shots....the 80mm lens seems to be all...

A few more shots....the 80mm lens seems to be all i need. Although the 65mm lens is...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-16-2010
Replies: 3,008
Views: 731,609
Posted By Merelyok
And so i picked up a used Mamiya 7 with standard...

And so i picked up a used Mamiya 7 with standard 80 lens a few weeks back...been using it to photograph a few of my uncles and grandma, and it's done quite a good job in low light (almost all the...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 02-08-2010
Replies: 14
Views: 2,254
Posted By Merelyok
Thank you HC-110B for the Tri-X.. 7.30 mins,...

Thank you

HC-110B for the Tri-X.. 7.30 mins, continuous agitation for the 1st min and 10 sec for every min there after.

Shots number one and two were shot on Delta 3200. It all went terribly wrong...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 02-08-2010
Replies: 14
Views: 2,254
Posted By Merelyok
They are indeed. I'm interested in the 65mm lens...

They are indeed.

I'm interested in the 65mm lens for my next purchase!
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 02-08-2010
Replies: 14
Views: 2,254
Posted By Merelyok
Thanks all for your help. As promised, shots...

Thanks all for your help.

As promised, shots from my first few...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 02-07-2010
Replies: 14
Views: 2,254
Posted By Merelyok
Mamiya 7 (not II)

Good day Gentlemen,

I've just got my hands on a used Mamiya 7 with standard lens. Ran 2 rolls of tri-x through it and it works great!

Just a quick question though. Can one 'dry-fire' (i.e. no film...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 12-14-2009
Replies: 2,011
Views: 603,618
Posted By Merelyok
Some of my more recent shots with a mix of...

Some of my more recent shots with a mix of Rolleiflex 2.8F and Mamiya C330F, all shot on Tri-X.

Rolleiflex...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 11-30-2009
Replies: 1,649
Views: 470,556
Posted By Merelyok
http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2705/4149663440_b79...

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2705/4149663440_b79f0f20fc_o.jpg
All hail the Leica glow!!

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2641/4149226192_73c9d85ec8_o.jpgAt F11 its a different beast altogether
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-29-2009
Replies: 14
Views: 1,274
Posted By Merelyok
Great stuff SSS. All the best with the...

Great stuff SSS. All the best with the application, i'm sure you will do well.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-28-2009
Replies: 42
Views: 5,560
Posted By Merelyok
Thank you Gabor! Your shots ,especially the 1st...

Thank you Gabor!

Your shots ,especially the 1st and last ones, are excellent as well!
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-28-2009
Replies: 42
Views: 5,560
Posted By Merelyok
I currently use a late version pre asph lux...

I currently use a late version pre asph lux (titan) and it is...different.

It has its own look wide open (that glow) but stopped down to F2 it is almost a different lens. It sharpens up a whole lot....
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 10-28-2009
Replies: 1,649
Views: 470,556
Posted By Merelyok
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Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-21-2009
Replies: 14
Views: 1,461
Posted By Merelyok
Congrats on the buy! Go out there and snap more...

Congrats on the buy! Go out there and snap more great shots!
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 10-19-2009
Replies: 14
Views: 1,944
Posted By Merelyok
Thanks all for the encouragement, it really keeps...

Thanks all for the encouragement, it really keeps me going!

Zeissfan, i was cringing when the pigeons took flight. Thankfully there was no collateral damage : P
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 10-18-2009
Replies: 14
Views: 1,944
Posted By Merelyok
Hey all, Still using the stock screen and its...

Hey all,

Still using the stock screen and its sufficient at the moment.

Some recent shots with tri-x/t-max with a yellow filter.

The 80mm on it is a class act. Best lens i...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 10-18-2009
Replies: 2,011
Views: 603,618
Posted By Merelyok
http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2715/4023837703_417...

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2715/4023837703_4170f9f08a_o.jpg
Rolleiflex 2.8F/Tri-X, yellow filter
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 10-12-2009
Replies: 46
Views: 3,167
Posted By Merelyok
Thank you for the pick guys.. I'm extremely...

Thank you for the pick guys..

I'm extremely impressed by Keith's Fingerprint series, Marduk's reportage style shots from India and le vrai rdu's shots...Fantastic stuff.
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 10-12-2009
Replies: 839
Views: 326,792
Posted By Merelyok
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3495/4004723079_485...

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Ilfor...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 10-11-2009
Replies: 1,179
Views: 446,424
Posted By Merelyok
Best and the beauty then....? :)

Best and the beauty then....?

:)
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 10-10-2009
Replies: 1,649
Views: 470,556
Posted By Merelyok
http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2596/3998912574_0a8...

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Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 10-10-2009
Replies: 11
Views: 1,447
Posted By Merelyok
Nice captures there capitalk..that flash works...

Nice captures there capitalk..that flash works wonder with ektar it seems..thanks for sharing!

John, that blow up has incredible detail all things considered....great stuff!
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 10-10-2009
Replies: 1,179
Views: 446,424
Posted By Merelyok
http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2531/3998912762_9b8...

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Beauty and the Beast!
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 10-10-2009
Replies: 11
Views: 1,447
Posted By Merelyok
Thanks guys..the cat pic is a particular fave of...

Thanks guys..the cat pic is a particular fave of mine as well.

Austintatious, iirc, it wasnt on spot metering, but the metering of this little baby is spot on even on evaluative mode..I turn off the...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 10-07-2009
Replies: 11
Views: 1,447
Posted By Merelyok
In praise of the Olympus MjuII

I found it in my dad's drybox and ran a roll of Agfa APX 400 through it. I can't be any happier with it. Small enough to fit in my pocket, fast and discrete for street shots and a super quick...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 10-05-2009
Replies: 1,179
Views: 446,424
Posted By Merelyok
Beautiful cameras diyosa...im sure you'll have...

Beautiful cameras diyosa...im sure you'll have plenty of fun with either...

cheers! And come to RFF..
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 10-05-2009
Replies: 9
Views: 1,448
Posted By Merelyok
Wow...4x4...and what images too. That 2nd shot...

Wow...4x4...and what images too.

That 2nd shot is especially surreal.

That Yashica is a keeper, Simon...

Nice ones!
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 10-05-2009
Replies: 14
Views: 1,944
Posted By Merelyok
Thank you all. Robklurfield, i certainly will....

Thank you all.

Robklurfield, i certainly will. I've strangely stopped lusting for a MP..i wonder why : P

Simon, i really enjoy your flickr stream as well. You work magic with that M4, my friend. I...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 10-04-2009
Replies: 14
Views: 1,944
Posted By Merelyok
Got it! Flex 2.8f

So i finally found what i was looking for...a rolleiflex 2.8f (planar). It was in excellent condition, the camera had no major dings, stratches on it, the ground glass was reasonably bright for...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 09-28-2009
Replies: 133
Views: 38,466
Posted By Merelyok
Thank you Jerevan! Im sure the CLA is worth the...

Thank you Jerevan!

Im sure the CLA is worth the wait..these Mamiya TLRs are something else!

A few more.. On Fuji Pro...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 09-25-2009
Replies: 133
Views: 38,466
Posted By Merelyok
My rangefinders have been left untouched for...

My rangefinders have been left untouched for weeks as i continue to use my Mamiya C3 and C330F.

Here are a few more...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 09-18-2009
Replies: 133
Views: 38,466
Posted By Merelyok
That is simply, simply gorgeous Allan. Lovely...

That is simply, simply gorgeous Allan.

Lovely detail.

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2632/3932169144_5482188cb0_o.jpg

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2644/3932168886_8dc21002fd_o.jpg

Mamiya C330F,...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 09-16-2009
Replies: 1,649
Views: 470,556
Posted By Merelyok
http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2573/3925397455_9ca...

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Pre...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 09-13-2009
Replies: 133
Views: 38,466
Posted By Merelyok
Got myself a minty C330f a few days ago.. That...

Got myself a minty C330f a few days ago..

That Sekor glass on it is a beautiful...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-12-2009
Replies: 6
Views: 1,025
Posted By Merelyok
Thanks for the tip, will try it with the next...

Thanks for the tip, will try it with the next roll i shoot.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-12-2009
Replies: 6
Views: 1,025
Posted By Merelyok
It's pushed all the way down, it that's what you...

It's pushed all the way down, it that's what you mean...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-12-2009
Replies: 6
Views: 1,025
Posted By Merelyok
http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2567/3912747476_19b...

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2567/3912747476_19b3f08b4b.jpg

Another picture that shows the issue.

Thanks for looking guys!
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-12-2009
Replies: 6
Views: 1,025
Posted By Merelyok
120mm uneven development

Hi all,

I've moved from 35mm B&W self-processing to 120mm self-processing. I haven't had much problems with 35mm but i seem to be getting uneven development issues with my 120mm developing.

I use a...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 09-07-2009
Replies: 34
Views: 3,280
Posted By Merelyok
A few of...

A few of mine.

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/photopost/showphoto.php?photo=114098&cat=all&limit=last7
- Frank Petronio. Stunning portrait...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 09-05-2009
Replies: 2,011
Views: 603,618
Posted By Merelyok
This is my first time using a TLR, a battered old...

This is my first time using a TLR, a battered old Minolta Autocord. The taking lens has some stratches on it but it (to my untrained eye) still takes very nice images.

Ilford FP4+ in HC-110B, 8...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 09-04-2009
Replies: 10
Views: 1,185
Posted By Merelyok
It def. pays to be a film snob, Simon....

It def. pays to be a film snob, Simon.

amateriat, thank you. I believe the pre-asph lux i used for these shots impart a certain charm to them :p

As promised, a few more shots, this time in Neopan...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 09-03-2009
Replies: 10
Views: 1,185
Posted By Merelyok
Thanks, OMIT! yes i am. I do hope i can find...

Thanks, OMIT! yes i am.

I do hope i can find the time to continue to photograph this event. I just started work ( nothing photography related ), so i try to squeeze in some time in the evening to...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 09-03-2009
Replies: 10
Views: 1,185
Posted By Merelyok
Thanks BillBingham2 and payasam. payasam, i plan...

Thanks BillBingham2 and payasam.

payasam, i plan to do exactly that. In fact, i have quite a number of similar shots from my first roll but i picked the one where i feel certain nuances are present...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 09-03-2009
Replies: 10
Views: 1,185
Posted By Merelyok
Scenes from a Chinese 'Getai'

A Getai (歌台), which literally translates into Song-Stage is a live stage performance that is held during the Chinese Ghost festival (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ghost_Festival) , commonly found in...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-29-2009
Replies: 4,566
Views: 1,301,960
Posted By Merelyok
http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2542/3870120148_c2b...

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2542/3870120148_c2bc2628f9_o.jpg

M6, 35mm Lux pre asph, tri-x/HC-110b
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 08-29-2009
Replies: 1,649
Views: 470,556
Posted By Merelyok
Pin-sharp,...

Pin-sharp,...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-27-2009
Replies: 4,566
Views: 1,301,960
Posted By Merelyok
http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2526/3861858245_8d5...

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35mm Summilux pre asph, T-max 400/HC-110B
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-27-2009
Replies: 8
Views: 1,175
Posted By Merelyok
My Wrist strap is exactly the same as that of...

My Wrist strap is exactly the same as that of Colyn. Been almost a year and it's still fine (the lug, that is).
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 08-27-2009
Replies: 1,649
Views: 470,556
Posted By Merelyok
Merci Helen. I just love the way the pre-asph lux...

Merci Helen. I just love the way the pre-asph lux renders images.

It's so delicate it feels almost surreal at times.
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