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Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 07-11-2013
Replies: 28
Views: 3,340
Posted By Fabio Ruffet
I have been documenting London's forgotten and...

I have been documenting London's forgotten and derelict Caffs. These are old, impoverished yet characterful places that are frequented by the same customers on a daily basis.

I've only started a...
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 02-07-2013
Replies: 23
Views: 6,174
Posted By Fabio Ruffet
great photos this confirms that the camera used...

great photos

this confirms that the camera used is pretty much irrelevant. talent isn't
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 01-26-2013
Replies: 14
Views: 1,316
Posted By Fabio Ruffet
http://www.snapsphotoservices.com/ best kept...

http://www.snapsphotoservices.com/

best kept secret, great service and cheaper than most of the websites quoted above
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-22-2013
Replies: 34
Views: 3,601
Posted By Fabio Ruffet
Hi guys, It is a few months since I got very...

Hi guys,

It is a few months since I got very valuable feedback on this forum about my work. It really helped. And while photography is a journey rather than a destination in itself, I feel my work...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-12-2013
Replies: 298
Views: 45,680
Posted By Fabio Ruffet
I know these are sample shots mostly but still,...

I know these are sample shots mostly but still, many of these look like snapshots you could get with p&s cameras, composition wise. At 3,000 just for the lens, Is that right?

Not meant as an...
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-11-2013
Replies: 2
Views: 675
Posted By Fabio Ruffet
you have some amazing pictures. first time I come...

you have some amazing pictures. first time I come across your work - now bookmarked!
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-06-2013
Replies: 32
Views: 4,766
Posted By Fabio Ruffet
announcement from Fuji's new x100s - well it...

announcement from Fuji's new x100s - well it seems this wasn't a crazy or impossible idea after all...

Also new to the FUJIFILM X100S is the world’s first (*5) “Digital Split Image” feature, which...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 01-02-2013
Replies: 66
Views: 5,470
Posted By Fabio Ruffet
well done Simon. Fantastic work! You have a...

well done Simon. Fantastic work!

You have a definitive/consistent style throughout which is very difficult to keep up over time. The tonality of your b/w work is second to none too - I'd challenge...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 12-05-2012
Replies: 140
Views: 16,326
Posted By Fabio Ruffet
http://fabioruffet.tumblr.com/ so addictive..!

http://fabioruffet.tumblr.com/

so addictive..!
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-27-2012
Replies: 24
Views: 3,044
Posted By Fabio Ruffet
zeiss sonnar...

zeiss sonnar c:

http://fabioruffet.tumblr.com/post/34905440144/mist-sunshine-and-frost-the-forest
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-24-2012
Replies: 32
Views: 4,766
Posted By Fabio Ruffet
I understand this too but this is about...

I understand this too but this is about replicating a rangefinder user experience.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-24-2012
Replies: 32
Views: 4,766
Posted By Fabio Ruffet
Many Thanks for the kind explanation but I have a...

Many Thanks for the kind explanation but I have a couple of Leicas and fuji and I understand this principle. My question is, why does this have to be done optically. Why can't the same principle be...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-24-2012
Replies: 32
Views: 4,766
Posted By Fabio Ruffet
Mmm not a bad idea. I may call it the Leica...

Mmm not a bad idea. I may call it the Leica Fab10:p

In fact I would rather Fuji bought my idea.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-24-2012
Replies: 32
Views: 4,766
Posted By Fabio Ruffet
A true digital rangefinder?

So maybe a stupid question but given the advancement in digital focusing ie. focus peaking, auto focus etc, why can't there be a digital rangefinder type of focus?

Effectively you could have an EV...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 11-19-2012
Replies: 17
Views: 3,185
Posted By Fabio Ruffet
or list it on ebay for 9999.99 and see what...

or list it on ebay for 9999.99 and see what happens : )
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 11-14-2012
Replies: 34
Views: 4,869
Posted By Fabio Ruffet
In your experience of using the M9, how different...

In your experience of using the M9, how different are these shots from what you would have got from that camera? Is it day and night or just marginal improvement? Great work by the way!
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-11-2012
Replies: 50
Views: 8,459
Posted By Fabio Ruffet
I got one last week Trevor, it is all your fault...

I got one last week Trevor, it is all your fault (well not all but a big bit : )

Many thanks for a great review and keep posting thoughts about your experience with the camera

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Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-07-2012
Replies: 30
Views: 6,037
Posted By Fabio Ruffet
Fantastic portrait! It is not about money but...

Fantastic portrait!

It is not about money but reducing the number of options. I spend more time than I should deciding what gear to use. That said i could make an exception on these two...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-07-2012
Replies: 30
Views: 6,037
Posted By Fabio Ruffet
50mm: Summicron vs sonnar c

Hi everyone,

I have both these lenses but I am thinking about downsizing so one may need to go to a better home soon

I have had the sonnar c for a shorter period of time and really like it. Though...
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 11-04-2012
Replies: 45
Views: 5,768
Posted By Fabio Ruffet
45 years ago? You look like you are 20 in your...

45 years ago? You look like you are 20 in your avatar picture..! What anti ageing cream do you use?
Forum: Zeiss Contax 10-07-2012
Replies: 115
Views: 36,093
Posted By Fabio Ruffet
I didn't but Why? What's up?

I didn't but Why? What's up?
Forum: Zeiss Contax 10-07-2012
Replies: 115
Views: 36,093
Posted By Fabio Ruffet
Hi guys, Is this an adapted lens or originally...

Hi guys,

Is this an adapted lens or originally ltm?

http://www.ebay.com/itm/160897175806?ssPageName=STRK:MEWNX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1497.l2649

Thanks

F
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-06-2012
Replies: 15
Views: 3,136
Posted By Fabio Ruffet
That's a bit harsh. I think it is a great set...

That's a bit harsh. I think it is a great set well above club snapping. A selection of best shots would make it even stronger. Was this in East London?
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 09-26-2012
Replies: 1,352
Views: 322,808
Posted By Fabio Ruffet
just checking out this gallery for the first...

just checking out this gallery for the first time. the files from the M8 look really great. to my eye (highly subjective of course) less digital look and feel than those coming from more expensive...
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 09-12-2012
Replies: 8
Views: 2,217
Posted By Fabio Ruffet
I like your blog very much. The MM pics are a...

I like your blog very much. The MM pics are a good demo for this camera but I must say the M6 pics grabbed me more (just down to composition and overall look and feel). But obviously you had the M6...
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-09-2012
Replies: 34
Views: 3,601
Posted By Fabio Ruffet
will surely add this to my growing book...

will surely add this to my growing book collection! thanks again Ben
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-09-2012
Replies: 34
Views: 3,601
Posted By Fabio Ruffet
Hey guys, I am so grateful to everyone who has...

Hey guys, I am so grateful to everyone who has taken the time to comment on my work. Every comment, as harsh or positive it may sound at first sight, has been incredibly useful.

One fact I omitted...
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-07-2012
Replies: 34
Views: 3,601
Posted By Fabio Ruffet
Many thanks guys. Keith, those are two of my...

Many thanks guys.

Keith, those are two of my favourite ones. Many thanks for taking the time to take a look!

Any tips that spring to mind?
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-07-2012
Replies: 34
Views: 3,601
Posted By Fabio Ruffet
Please critique

Hi guys,

I have been following this forum for quite some time now but always reading rather than contributing. Possibly because I have much more to learn than I have knowledge to share : )

That...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-05-2012
Replies: 14
Views: 1,352
Posted By Fabio Ruffet
snapsphotoservices.com has to be the deal in the...

snapsphotoservices.com has to be the deal in the UK in terms of value for money. great results every time
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-26-2012
Replies: 13
Views: 2,513
Posted By Fabio Ruffet
really nice work!!! have just started following...

really nice work!!! have just started following your blog
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 08-10-2012
Replies: 4
Views: 1,423
Posted By Fabio Ruffet
I've used two filters with this lens before and...

I've used two filters with this lens before and got not vignetting at all. However make sure you compensate enough if you are shooting in AE TTL mode
as the meter sometimes struggles to read...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-23-2012
Replies: 90
Views: 8,367
Posted By Fabio Ruffet
Results with b&w film are definitely worth the...

Results with b&w film are definitely worth the effort, if you know what you are doing

Though that is true specially if you do wet print too. If you don't then I don't see the point of going through...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 07-21-2012
Replies: 23
Views: 2,526
Posted By Fabio Ruffet
As per recent posts, sales through classifieds...

As per recent posts, sales through classifieds seem a tad slow. This Leica M2 is still available. If anyone has a better idea of the right price and is interested in it please drop me a message. I...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 07-16-2012
Replies: 17
Views: 4,273
Posted By Fabio Ruffet
have you considered the GF670? I got one last...

have you considered the GF670? I got one last Friday and though I have not developed the film I love shooting with it. highly portable and easy to use
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 07-15-2012
Replies: 13
Views: 5,022
Posted By Fabio Ruffet
yes i mean to buy the official hood. Just...

yes i mean to buy the official hood. Just wondering about the filters attaching to it.

Anyway I did a bit more research and found out the filters need to be super slim so it would not work
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 07-15-2012
Replies: 23
Views: 2,526
Posted By Fabio Ruffet
oh well. I bought the GF670 on Friday (and need...

oh well. I bought the GF670 on Friday (and need to cover this expense) so the camera has gone for sale in the classified section... now

hoping it finds a new house soon
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 07-15-2012
Replies: 20
Views: 6,093
Posted By Fabio Ruffet
Which yellow filter do you use for this camera?...

Which yellow filter do you use for this camera? Many thanks
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 07-15-2012
Replies: 13
Views: 5,022
Posted By Fabio Ruffet
Do you know if you could attach a step up adapter...

Do you know if you could attach a step up adapter from 39mm to 40.5mm without causing vignetting? This would allow me to use my existing ones 39mmLeica lenses...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 07-14-2012
Replies: 5
Views: 2,285
Posted By Fabio Ruffet
Hello, great work. I am also the proud owner of a...

Hello, great work. I am also the proud owner of a gf670 (only git it yesterday!)

Question, did you use filters for the b&w work? I know filters are tricky with this camera so keen to know how you...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 07-14-2012
Replies: 13
Views: 2,314
Posted By Fabio Ruffet
Many thanks Richard and John. it will take me a...

Many thanks Richard and John. it will take me a long while to get where I want to be but you know what? the journey rocks!
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 07-13-2012
Replies: 397
Views: 153,856
Posted By Fabio Ruffet
WOW! these are amazing shots!!

WOW! these are amazing shots!!
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 07-13-2012
Replies: 13
Views: 2,314
Posted By Fabio Ruffet
An unexpected by-product of photography

Hi guys,

very new to this forum though I've been passively following it for a while

I only started shooting recently, less than a year ago, after the acquisition of a Fuji X100. This led me quickly...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 07-13-2012
Replies: 23
Views: 2,526
Posted By Fabio Ruffet
yes wise advise. Not really looking to profit...

yes wise advise. Not really looking to profit banker style from this camera, just selling one of my M bodies to fund the acquisition of a GF670 and enter the world of MF!

by the way, this is a...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 07-13-2012
Replies: 23
Views: 2,526
Posted By Fabio Ruffet
Many thanks guys for all your help and input. I...

Many thanks guys for all your help and input. I didn't manage to take a picture of the inside before leaving for work but to my naked eye it looks identical to my other M2.

I am just wondering if...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 07-12-2012
Replies: 23
Views: 2,526
Posted By Fabio Ruffet
single stroke. I will take a pic soon of the...

single stroke. I will take a pic soon of the interior and share it soon. thanks all
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 07-12-2012
Replies: 23
Views: 2,526
Posted By Fabio Ruffet
not sure if this is relevant but the bottom plate...

not sure if this is relevant but the bottom plate has a larger 'screw hole' than my other M2 or M7. you can see it here

http://www.flickr.com/photos/fabioruffet/7558297010/in/photostream

is this...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 07-12-2012
Replies: 23
Views: 2,526
Posted By Fabio Ruffet
here's an image, more on the same...

here's an image, more on the same set

http://www.flickr.com/photos/fabioruffet/7558295276/in/photostream

the focal lengths are 50, 90, 135 (it is an M3 one) very bright

just wanted to know an idea...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 07-12-2012
Replies: 23
Views: 2,526
Posted By Fabio Ruffet
Leica M2 with M3 viewfinder

Hello everyone, this is my first post after following this forum for a while and taking in the wisdom from the distance

I have a quick question and wondering if could help me. a while ago I bought a...
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