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Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-07-2019
Replies: 361
Views: 116,429
Posted By faris
I voted for the cron. Thatís what I have used for...

I voted for the cron. Thatís what I have used for a long time on both film and
digital.

I am certain there must be better 35mm. I have not felt the need to consider...
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 01-14-2019
Replies: 94
Views: 25,633
Posted By faris
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Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 01-14-2019
Replies: 251
Views: 82,727
Posted By faris
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Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 01-14-2019
Replies: 251
Views: 82,727
Posted By faris
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Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 01-14-2019
Replies: 44
Views: 11,546
Posted By faris
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Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 01-14-2019
Replies: 14
Views: 6,731
Posted By faris
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Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 01-14-2019
Replies: 14
Views: 6,731
Posted By faris
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Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 01-14-2019
Replies: 51
Views: 17,619
Posted By faris
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Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 01-14-2019
Replies: 51
Views: 17,619
Posted By faris
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Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 01-11-2019
Replies: 8
Views: 503
Posted By faris
Hey guys, thanks a bunch for your...

Hey guys, thanks a bunch for your encouragement.

I checked the links to the images; they seem to be working fine for me.

https://fursan.zenfolio.com/img/s/v-3/p3257873093-4.jpg
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 01-11-2019
Replies: 8
Views: 503
Posted By faris
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Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 01-11-2019
Replies: 8
Views: 503
Posted By faris
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Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 01-11-2019
Replies: 8
Views: 503
Posted By faris
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Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 01-11-2019
Replies: 8
Views: 503
Posted By faris
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Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 01-11-2019
Replies: 8
Views: 503
Posted By faris
Bhutan; XT-1. 18-55.

https://fursan.zenfolio.com/img/s/v-3/p3260266066-4.jpg
Forum: Fuji Digital General Discussion 11-11-2018
Replies: 75
Views: 4,728
Posted By faris
of course it is not worth it! We both are off...

of course it is not worth it! We both are off topic.

You mentioned composition, I said there are many wonderful examples of composition in HCB's city. He was neither the first nor the last.

That he...
Forum: Fuji Digital General Discussion 11-10-2018
Replies: 75
Views: 4,728
Posted By faris
‘Artistic quality ‘ ‘Composition ‘ HCB invented...

‘Artistic quality ‘
‘Composition ‘

HCB invented nothing, either.

Composition? Just have a look at the paintings in HCB’s own city..Paris.
There you shall find the masters of composition. And in...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-04-2018
Replies: 72
Views: 2,577
Posted By faris
I do not have the luxury of returning cameras,...

I do not have the luxury of returning cameras, once purchased. And neither do I have access to an active camera buy-sell market.

And neither to near repair facilities.
Having said that...

Two...
Forum: Digital Compacts 09-29-2018
Replies: 125
Views: 4,489
Posted By faris
Interesting, but not for me. LR built in...I...

Interesting, but not for me.

LR built in...I already have my iPhone with editing sw. More than enough for FB, Instagram etc.

More importantly it seems not to have image stabilization.
Forum: Travel 09-27-2018
Replies: 79
Views: 2,662
Posted By faris
One place? Indonesia.

One place?

Indonesia.
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-18-2018
Replies: 91
Views: 2,850
Posted By faris
Just as the posters in this thread, bar a very...

Just as the posters in this thread, bar a very few, are uninterested in upgrading or converting to the new mirrorless cameras announced recently; I don’t think the camera manufacturers are targeting...
Forum: Optics Theory - 07-05-2018
Replies: 21
Views: 1,356
Posted By faris
Have you tried focusing without the filter, then...

Have you tried focusing without the filter, then putting the filter on ( in manual ) and adjust your ss or aperture.

I use mc filters from bw or heliopause.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-28-2018
Replies: 151
Views: 7,878
Posted By faris
Thanks. My error. Loved them DCs!

Thanks.
My error.

Loved them DCs!
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-28-2018
Replies: 151
Views: 7,878
Posted By faris
So what? Consumables get discontinued, humans...

So what?

Consumables get discontinued, humans and animals die all the time. Nothing new about that.

Films are being discontinued to be produced. Heck, Kodak itself...well you all know about...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 05-27-2018
Replies: 115
Views: 4,630
Posted By faris
The assumption in this discussion here is...

The assumption in this discussion here is centered around the Leica M. Not Leica Cameras.

To my way of thinking, some enjoy the whole process of making an image with a rangefinder. It is a niche...
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 05-27-2018
Replies: 29
Views: 2,435
Posted By faris
Thank you smdeep. Much...

Thank you smdeep. Much appreciated.

http://fursan.zenfolio.com/img/s/v-3/p2892184297-5.jpg

Bosnia Herzegovina.
Forum: Travel 05-20-2018
Replies: 142
Views: 4,524
Posted By faris
http://fursan.zenfolio.com/img/s/v-3/p2879637383-5...

http://fursan.zenfolio.com/img/s/v-3/p2879637383-5.jpg
Forum: Fuji Digital General Discussion 05-18-2018
Replies: 75
Views: 4,728
Posted By faris
btw, how do you get to know that there is some...

btw, how do you get to know that there is some suffering ( and the severity of it ) anywhere. Your town, city, country, abroad?

Indeed this is not a forum for such discussion. There you are...
Forum: Fuji Digital General Discussion 05-17-2018
Replies: 75
Views: 4,728
Posted By faris
Human suffering being brought to light also...

Human suffering being brought to light also suffers from the criticisms that you mention. But I believe bringing the sufferings to light is better than not tackling them at all.

Re: HCB, I believe...
Forum: Fuji Digital General Discussion 05-17-2018
Replies: 75
Views: 4,728
Posted By faris
Begs the question, how many others could afford...

Begs the question, how many others could afford Leicas and have access to high society during his time.

Fame due to socio-economic reasons, more so than his talent. Anything he did during his time...
Forum: Fuji Digital General Discussion 05-17-2018
Replies: 75
Views: 4,728
Posted By faris
A 100 MP MF ( as generally meaning to be larger...

A 100 MP MF ( as generally meaning to be larger than a 36x24mm and smaller than 4x5 inches ) by definition will have better definition and resolution than a smaller sized film or sensor. Arguing...
Forum: Fuji Digital General Discussion 05-17-2018
Replies: 75
Views: 4,728
Posted By faris
I shall still maintain that a bigger sensor size...

I shall still maintain that a bigger sensor size will give better IQ. ‘ alone ‘ or on its own is not something I suggested.

Whether an image made with whatever sensor size is to someone’s liking is...
Forum: Fuji Digital General Discussion 05-16-2018
Replies: 75
Views: 4,728
Posted By faris
No one would argue about a bigger sensor...

No one would argue about a bigger sensor dimension generally giving a better IQ.

Not having used one, I can bet a MF camera would and should produce better IQ than a mft. Which is FF, btw, for its...
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 05-16-2018
Replies: 42
Views: 2,228
Posted By faris
I have the 16-55. And the wife has the 18-55 But...

I have the 16-55. And the wife has the 18-55
But do not use it except for a small and short outing. Heavy for me.
I might get rid of it. But it is dam* good!


So 14/16, 35, 56 is my kit with the XP2...
Forum: Fuji Digital General Discussion 05-15-2018
Replies: 75
Views: 4,728
Posted By faris
Is there a dedicated image thread for the XH-1. I...

Is there a dedicated image thread for the XH-1. I couldnít find it; except this one.

I bought a Fuji XH-1 recently. Although I have reservation about the x-trans re: certain subjects which I....
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 05-08-2018
Replies: 2,531
Views: 624,305
Posted By faris
Lovely images of and from Japan, Yukusoka. Long...

Lovely images of and from Japan, Yukusoka.

Long time since I was in Japan. Needs a revisit.

Thank you for sharing.
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 05-08-2018
Replies: 2,531
Views: 624,305
Posted By faris
Excellent.

Excellent.
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 04-26-2018
Replies: 36
Views: 3,502
Posted By faris
The post above by jsrockit is pretty accurate....

The post above by jsrockit is pretty accurate.

When I am unsure, I ask others more knowledgable than me. I learn from their experience and advice.
I progress my photography that way.

Here are some...
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-19-2018
Replies: 5,542
Views: 490,058
Posted By faris
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http://fursan.zenfolio.com/img/s/v-3/p2808537686-5.jpg
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-19-2018
Replies: 5,542
Views: 490,058
Posted By faris
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http://fursan.zenfolio.com/img/s/v-3/p2822204556-5.jpg
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-19-2018
Replies: 5,542
Views: 490,058
Posted By faris
http://fursan.zenfolio.com/img/s/v-3/p2805629401-6...

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Forum: Photography General Interest 04-19-2018
Replies: 5,542
Views: 490,058
Posted By faris
http://fursan.zenfolio.com/img/s/v-3/p2802533808-4...

http://fursan.zenfolio.com/img/s/v-3/p2802533808-4.jpg
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-19-2018
Replies: 5,542
Views: 490,058
Posted By faris
http://fursan.zenfolio.com/img/s/v-3/p2725737525-6...

http://fursan.zenfolio.com/img/s/v-3/p2725737525-6.jpg
Forum: Sony Alpha Mirrorless - All Models 04-18-2018
Replies: 65
Views: 3,491
Posted By faris
Thanks to William, Rich , cray and to others, for...

Thanks to William, Rich , cray and to others, for taking the time to respond to my query.

Thank you all, and may the Good Light always be with you.
Forum: Sony Alpha Mirrorless - All Models 04-18-2018
Replies: 65
Views: 3,491
Posted By faris
Rich, Paul..thank you your responses. So, if I...

Rich, Paul..thank you your responses.

So, if I understand correctly, what is meant by liking the colors coming out of the camera, is RAW files with possibly the exposure settings used by one.

That...
Forum: Sony Alpha Mirrorless - All Models 04-17-2018
Replies: 65
Views: 3,491
Posted By faris
I am really confused when I read that one prefers...

I am really confused when I read that one prefers colors from one modern day camera over the other.

I am not being sarcastic or anything like that, I just want to understand.

One either shoots jpg,...
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-15-2018
Replies: 42
Views: 1,561
Posted By faris
Ming Thein. Camera reviews, by the very nature...

Ming Thein.

Camera reviews, by the very nature of the subject, have to include some tech capabilities of the camera. Good objective reviews are very difficult to write.
Ming Thein’s reviews are some...
Forum: Fuji X Series 04-12-2018
Replies: 137
Views: 12,502
Posted By faris
William, I do not doubt what you are saying. The...

William, I do not doubt what you are saying.

The most likely issue could, of course, be my improper use of the camera. I have spent time trying to learn it since the XT-1 came out. But I guess, I...
Forum: Fuji X Series 04-11-2018
Replies: 137
Views: 12,502
Posted By faris
Notwithstanding the outstanding images by members...

Notwithstanding the outstanding images by members here taken with x-trans cams, may I suggest the following.

Please view the Fujiís own X-photographers site. They are Fuji ambassadors.
Go through...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-10-2018
Replies: 679
Views: 85,341
Posted By faris
Thank you so much Yokosuka. Stay well.

Thank you so much Yokosuka.
Stay well.
Forum: Fuji X Series 04-09-2018
Replies: 137
Views: 12,502
Posted By faris
Joe, jsrockit....thank you. Joe, if you are...

Joe, jsrockit....thank you.

Joe, if you are still in Edmonton, I might pass through there this summer.
With the xpro-2. Not for sale, but image making across Canada.

I do need to pick up the 55-200...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 04-07-2018
Replies: 1,825
Views: 291,790
Posted By faris
http://fursan.zenfolio.com/img/s/v-3/p2812303066-6...

http://fursan.zenfolio.com/img/s/v-3/p2812303066-6.jpg

ME, 50/1.4
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 04-07-2018
Replies: 1,825
Views: 291,790
Posted By faris
http://fursan.zenfolio.com/img/s/v-3/p2812289575-6...

http://fursan.zenfolio.com/img/s/v-3/p2812289575-6.jpg

ME, 50/1.4
Forum: Fuji X Series 04-07-2018
Replies: 137
Views: 12,502
Posted By faris
Agreed...........

Agreed...........
Forum: Fuji X Series 04-07-2018
Replies: 137
Views: 12,502
Posted By faris
The issue I have faced is intermittent ' swirly,...

The issue I have faced is intermittent ' swirly, wormy, smudged' effects in foliage details.
Specially, when there is low contrast and if tree tops ( e.g ) are lying below.

The infuriating part is...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-07-2018
Replies: 679
Views: 85,341
Posted By faris
Me too..specially if it is...

Me too..specially if it is secluded!

http://fursan.zenfolio.com/img/s/v-3/p2811850911-4.jpg

http://fursan.zenfolio.com/img/s/v-3/p2811850910-4.jpg

Have it to yourselves, eh!
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-07-2018
Replies: 74
Views: 3,194
Posted By faris
http://fursan.zenfolio.com/img/s/v-3/p2811847490-4...

http://fursan.zenfolio.com/img/s/v-3/p2811847490-4.jpg

Hotel again. I do need to spend some time at home:D
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-07-2018
Replies: 74
Views: 3,194
Posted By faris
I hope this...

I hope this counts!

http://fursan.zenfolio.com/img/s/v-3/p2725737525-5.jpg

p.s. the above with the Df, 50/1.8G. Not with a Fuji.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-07-2018
Replies: 74
Views: 3,194
Posted By faris
Hotel rooms. I spend half my time in...

Hotel rooms. I spend half my time in them...

http://fursan.zenfolio.com/img/s/v-3/p2689793625-4.jpg

Leica/50
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-07-2018
Replies: 74
Views: 3,194
Posted By faris
Simple... http://fursan.zenfolio.com/img/s/v-3/p2...

Simple...

http://fursan.zenfolio.com/img/s/v-3/p2732068926-4.jpg

Leica ME, lux 50 asph
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-07-2018
Replies: 74
Views: 3,194
Posted By faris
A bit elaborate and...

A bit elaborate and formal.

http://fursan.zenfolio.com/img/s/v-3/p2811843269-5.jpg

http://fursan.zenfolio.com/img/s/v-3/p2811843268-5.jpg

Fujis do come in handy in many places :D
Forum: Fuji X Series 04-07-2018
Replies: 137
Views: 12,502
Posted By faris
My poor XPro-2, Collecting dust...sad ending for...

My poor XPro-2, Collecting dust...sad ending for a beautifully designed machine.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-06-2018
Replies: 1,425
Views: 195,010
Posted By faris
http://fursan.zenfolio.com/img/s/v-3/p2778373363-6...

http://fursan.zenfolio.com/img/s/v-3/p2778373363-6.jpg

Leica M8, zm 50/1.5
Forum: Fuji X Series 04-06-2018
Replies: 137
Views: 12,502
Posted By faris
I too have a few Fuji cams...the x-trans ones....

I too have a few Fuji cams...the x-trans ones. And a stable of lenses.
But I agree with the OP. There is an issue with the x-trans, when it comes to foliage, intricate details.

The issue is...
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-18-2018
Replies: 114
Views: 3,664
Posted By faris
Nikon Df. Simple.

Nikon Df. Simple.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-13-2018
Replies: 219
Views: 51,013
Posted By faris
Hi Tim. Thanks for that tip. Didn't know about...

Hi Tim.

Thanks for that tip. Didn't know about it at all.

Take care.
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 03-13-2018
Replies: 34
Views: 1,663
Posted By faris
I don't own any Leicas after the M9. I don't feel...

I don't own any Leicas after the M9.
I don't feel the need to.

I use the M8 extensively. It is as relevant to me today as it was when I bought it in 2006.

I traveled across Canada one Canadian...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-13-2018
Replies: 219
Views: 51,013
Posted By faris
I have used it extensively. Traveled with it east...

I have used it extensively. Traveled with it east and west. And north and south.
I gripe and moan about its grip and strap lugs. But then forget about it!

Here are a few with the...
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 03-11-2018
Replies: 48
Views: 3,607
Posted By faris
Sorry to hear about your health, Chris. Just keep...

Sorry to hear about your health, Chris.
Just keep yourself busy with your photographic passion. As good a remedy as any, in my post CABG opinion.

Congratulations on the camera acquisition.

Best...
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 03-09-2018
Replies: 29
Views: 2,435
Posted By faris
Robert, thank you very much for your kind...

Robert, thank you very much for your kind comments.

Best wishes.
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 03-08-2018
Replies: 29
Views: 2,435
Posted By faris
Time to end this thread. Our journey took us,...

Time to end this thread.
Our journey took us, next, to Croatia...

Another country steeped in history. Wonderful people, and superb panoramas.
But that must be for another thread.

My wife sits in...
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 03-07-2018
Replies: 29
Views: 2,435
Posted By faris
thawkins, thanks for stopping by. Amidst all the...

thawkins, thanks for stopping by.
Amidst all the tragedies of the past, the people are resilient.
They want to move on, hopefully having gained lessons from follies of the past.

I am an...
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 03-03-2018
Replies: 29
Views: 2,435
Posted By faris
Thanks CG,...

Thanks CG, Helen.

http://fursan.zenfolio.com/img/s/v-3/p2758128802-4.jpg
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 03-03-2018
Replies: 29
Views: 2,435
Posted By faris
Hi there Canyongazer!! Thanks for stopping by...

Hi there Canyongazer!!

Thanks for stopping by pal.

OOC jpeg into Alienskin Exposure X3 for BW conversion ( forget the film emulation chosen ).

Mesmerizing city..Mostar. Leaves one speechless at...
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 03-01-2018
Replies: 29
Views: 2,435
Posted By faris
Willie, Ko...much...

Willie, Ko...much appreciated.

http://fursan.zenfolio.com/img/s/v-3/p2761346934-6.jpg
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 02-28-2018
Replies: 29
Views: 2,435
Posted By faris
IbStollar, thank you for your generous...

IbStollar, thank you for your generous comment.

http://fursan.zenfolio.com/img/s/v-3/p2761540969-6.jpg
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 02-28-2018
Replies: 29
Views: 2,435
Posted By faris
Hi Chris. Thank you so very much for your visit...

Hi Chris. Thank you so very much for your visit and kind comments.

http://fursan.zenfolio.com/img/s/v-3/p2761540209-4.jpg

The place where the assassination of Archduke Ferdinand precipitated events...
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 02-27-2018
Replies: 29
Views: 2,435
Posted By faris
http://fursan.zenfolio.com/img/s/v-3/p2761542016-4...

http://fursan.zenfolio.com/img/s/v-3/p2761542016-4.jpg
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 02-27-2018
Replies: 29
Views: 2,435
Posted By faris
http://fursan.zenfolio.com/img/s/v-3/p2761540970-5...

http://fursan.zenfolio.com/img/s/v-3/p2761540970-5.jpg
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 02-27-2018
Replies: 29
Views: 2,435
Posted By faris
Thanks a bunch...

Thanks a bunch Lynn...

http://fursan.zenfolio.com/img/s/v-3/p2761542015-5.jpg
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 02-27-2018
Replies: 29
Views: 2,435
Posted By faris
helen, peppard...thank you so very...

helen, peppard...thank you so very much.

http://fursan.zenfolio.com/img/s/v-3/p2761540972-5.jpg

Mostar, Bosnia/Herzegovina.
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 02-27-2018
Replies: 29
Views: 2,435
Posted By faris
http://fursan.zenfolio.com/img/s/v-3/p2759091998-5...

http://fursan.zenfolio.com/img/s/v-3/p2759091998-5.jpg
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 02-26-2018
Replies: 29
Views: 2,435
Posted By faris
http://fursan.zenfolio.com/img/s/v-3/p2758129001-4...

http://fursan.zenfolio.com/img/s/v-3/p2758129001-4.jpg

Sarajevo, from a hill top.
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 02-26-2018
Replies: 29
Views: 2,435
Posted By faris
A trip across the Balkans...

All images taken with the Fuji XT-1 and the 18-55mm..

http://fursan.zenfolio.com/img/s/v-3/p2751982851-4.jpg

Sarajevo, Bosnia/Herzegovina
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-28-2017
Replies: 131
Views: 10,141
Posted By faris
Nikon D700.

Nikon D700.
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 01-12-2017
Replies: 28
Views: 1,922
Posted By faris
Lovely viewfinder. But the rangefinder went out...

Lovely viewfinder.

But the rangefinder went out of alignment within first week.

Dumped it. Luck of the draw.
Forum: Tom Abrahamsson of RapidWinder.com 01-08-2017
Replies: 354
Sticky: RIP Tom A
Views: 51,004
Posted By faris
R.I.P. Tom. You will be missed.

R.I.P. Tom.

You will be missed.
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 12-10-2016
Replies: 56
Views: 2,911
Posted By faris
Showing how 26 years old you are. Sheesh!

Showing how 26 years old you are. Sheesh!
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-30-2016
Replies: 72
Views: 4,340
Posted By faris
You youngsters really need to do what your heart...

You youngsters really need to do what your heart says. Not your mind.
You all have time for that.

I stopped thinking when I got older than you lot. Let them throw it away after me..for all I care.
Forum: Travel 11-30-2016
Replies: 32
Views: 2,274
Posted By faris
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Forum: Travel 11-28-2016
Replies: 32
Views: 2,274
Posted By faris
jarski, a wonderful travel blog. I enjoyed the...

jarski, a wonderful travel blog. I enjoyed the narrative and the images.

Thanks for sharing.
Forum: Travel 11-28-2016
Replies: 32
Views: 2,274
Posted By faris
HuubL. Please join in. The more pics, the...

HuubL.

Please join in. The more pics, the better.

Best.
Forum: Travel 11-28-2016
Replies: 32
Views: 2,274
Posted By faris
One from across the...

One from across the border..

http://fursan.zenfolio.com/img/s12/v171/p100193455-6.jpg
The Eternal Flame for the Martyrs
Baku, Azerbaijan
Forum: Travel 11-28-2016
Replies: 32
Views: 2,274
Posted By faris
http://fursan.zenfolio.com/img/s12/v170/p781536513...

http://fursan.zenfolio.com/img/s12/v170/p781536513-5.jpg

Tbilisi, Freedom Square.
Leica.
Forum: Travel 11-28-2016
Replies: 32
Views: 2,274
Posted By faris
ltimer, Gareth, jarski, oftherd...thank you all...

ltimer, Gareth, jarski, oftherd...thank you all for your encouragement.

It is a very scenic country indeed. We wish we could have stayed longer.

Best regards.
Forum: Travel 11-26-2016
Replies: 32
Views: 2,274
Posted By faris
The peaks rise to 4000 meters plus. Svaneti is...

The peaks rise to 4000 meters plus.

Svaneti is a hiker's and mountain climber's paradise in summer. A skier's delight in winter.

The chimney like structures are called Koshki...defensive...
Forum: Travel 11-26-2016
Replies: 32
Views: 2,274
Posted By faris
Thank you Oltimer ( luv ur screen name!! ), thank...

Thank you Oltimer ( luv ur screen name!! ), thank you so very much for the encouragement.

It was going to be a long drive. We took a break. Stretched our legs, sandwiches and coffee.

And just...
Forum: Travel 11-26-2016
Replies: 32
Views: 2,274
Posted By faris
The Kakheti region of Georgia. One of the premier...

The Kakheti region of Georgia. One of the premier wine producing areas..

On a bitterly cold day.

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Forum: Travel 11-25-2016
Replies: 32
Views: 2,274
Posted By faris
Thanks gb, Darya. We were heading up north. We...

Thanks gb, Darya.

We were heading up north. We knew it was snow..
The herders were bringing their livestock to lower ground.

My wife, however, wanted to take some...
Forum: Travel 11-25-2016
Replies: 32
Views: 2,274
Posted By faris
No Man's Land. Georgia and Turkey. On your right...

No Man's Land. Georgia and Turkey. On your right ( not shown ) is the Black sea. Trabazon, in Turkey, not far on the other side.

Cross the border into Azerbaijan, another couple of hours from...
Forum: Travel 11-25-2016
Replies: 32
Views: 2,274
Posted By faris
Joao, Lynn..thank you so very much for stopping...

Joao, Lynn..thank you so very much for stopping by. Much appreciated.

History..it comes alive in this place. The Macedonians, the Persians, The Roman Empire and on and on it goes. A veritable...
Forum: Travel 11-25-2016
Replies: 32
Views: 2,274
Posted By faris
And the ever present mountains to keep us...

And the ever present mountains to keep us company.

http://fursan.zenfolio.com/img/s7/v159/p649390751-4.jpg
Forum: Travel 11-25-2016
Replies: 32
Views: 2,274
Posted By faris
It is colorful country in every respect. So let's...

It is colorful country in every respect. So let's sprinkle a bit of color...

http://fursan.zenfolio.com/img/s3/v43/p512000677-4.jpg

To us, coming from the desert, this is wonderland. A cacaphony of...
Forum: Travel 11-25-2016
Replies: 32
Views: 2,274
Posted By faris
Georgia, first and foremost, is super friendly...

Georgia, first and foremost, is super friendly people, unbelievably scenic, safe
And religious.

http://fursan.zenfolio.com/img/s3/v43/p653009364-4.jpg

And not far behind, I would rank it as a wine...
Forum: Travel 11-25-2016
Replies: 32
Views: 2,274
Posted By faris
Georgia, Caucasus..thru my lens.

My wife and I traveled through two Caucasus countries this Oct and early Nov.
We spent most of our time traveling through Georgia. We visited Azerbaijan for a few days.

My wife carried the Fuji XT-1...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 09-30-2016
Replies: 111
Views: 11,839
Posted By faris
It soo does!!...

It soo does!!

http://fursan.zenfolio.com/img/s9/v17/p1003937970-4.jpg
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 09-20-2016
Replies: 65
Views: 7,449
Posted By faris
Hi Lou. Just make sure you buy from someone...

Hi Lou.

Just make sure you buy from someone reputable with a reasonable warranty.

Good luck and enjoy the wonderful M8.
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 09-20-2016
Replies: 65
Views: 7,449
Posted By faris
Not a bad idea at all; if one is prepared to...

Not a bad idea at all; if one is prepared to accept the well documented issues of the M8.

I bought 2 new M8s when they came out. I still use them.
They have traveled the world with me. And my M8s...
Forum: Travel 07-19-2016
Replies: 23
Views: 1,492
Posted By faris
Jamin, thank...

Jamin, thank you.

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http://fursan.zenfolio.com/img/s4/v9/p2110519857-6.jpg
Forum: Travel 07-18-2016
Replies: 23
Views: 1,492
Posted By faris
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Forum: Travel 07-18-2016
Replies: 23
Views: 1,492
Posted By faris
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Forum: Travel 07-17-2016
Replies: 4
Views: 3,673
Posted By faris
Michael, what the above posts suggested. Try...

Michael, what the above posts suggested. Try Gungnamgu..just walk along the crowded alleys around here..a paradise for oil..cams/developing/printing...
Forum: Travel 07-17-2016
Replies: 23
Views: 1,492
Posted By faris
Jamie, Steve..thanks for stopping by. And thank...

Jamie, Steve..thanks for stopping by. And thank you for the kind words.

Jamie the images were made with either of 3 cameras:

Leica ME with the cron 35 asph and/or lux 50...
Forum: Travel 07-16-2016
Replies: 23
Views: 1,492
Posted By faris
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Forum: Travel 07-16-2016
Replies: 23
Views: 1,492
Posted By faris
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Forum: Travel 07-16-2016
Replies: 23
Views: 1,492
Posted By faris
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Forum: Travel 07-16-2016
Replies: 23
Views: 1,492
Posted By faris
http://fursan.zenfolio.com/img/s4/v9/p1911834787-5...

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Forum: Travel 07-16-2016
Replies: 23
Views: 1,492
Posted By faris
Giorgio, Talus, harry.. Thank you all for your...

Giorgio, Talus, harry..

Thank you all for your kind comments.
Forum: Travel 07-16-2016
Replies: 23
Views: 1,492
Posted By faris
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Forum: Travel 07-16-2016
Replies: 23
Views: 1,492
Posted By faris
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Forum: Travel 07-16-2016
Replies: 23
Views: 1,492
Posted By faris
http://fursan.zenfolio.com/img/s2/v61/p1253505471-...

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Forum: Travel 07-16-2016
Replies: 23
Views: 1,492
Posted By faris
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Forum: Travel 07-16-2016
Replies: 23
Views: 1,492
Posted By faris
http://fursan.zenfolio.com/img/s1/v57/p1235815460-...

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Forum: Travel 07-16-2016
Replies: 23
Views: 1,492
Posted By faris
http://fursan.zenfolio.com/img/s2/v50/p2107821763-...

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Forum: Travel 07-16-2016
Replies: 23
Views: 1,492
Posted By faris
http://fursan.zenfolio.com/img/s10/v114/p130494445...

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Forum: Travel 07-16-2016
Replies: 23
Views: 1,492
Posted By faris
http://fursan.zenfolio.com/img/s/v-2/p1242115619-5...

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Forum: Travel 07-16-2016
Replies: 23
Views: 1,492
Posted By faris
The PRC...through our lens.

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Forum: Travel 07-16-2016
Replies: 40
Views: 2,966
Posted By faris
Wonderful travel diary, illustrated with lovely...

Wonderful travel diary, illustrated with lovely captures.

Best regards.
Forum: Travel 07-16-2016
Replies: 26
Views: 1,575
Posted By faris
Dave, congrats on the anniversary. Have a lovely...

Dave, congrats on the anniversary.

Have a lovely time together, and above all stay safe.
Forum: Travel 07-15-2016
Replies: 15
Views: 1,159
Posted By faris
Now, a confession!! All these images were made...

Now, a confession!!

All these images were made by my wife. And credit is due her for taking up this pretty hazardous journey.

And the photog with flamingoes and the the salt lake..a...
Forum: Travel 07-15-2016
Replies: 15
Views: 1,159
Posted By faris
As the evening approaches, the land takes on an...

As the evening approaches, the land takes on an ethereal life of its own.

My wife walks across the plains..a solitary figure in the grandeur before our...
Forum: Travel 07-15-2016
Replies: 15
Views: 1,159
Posted By faris
And the local inhabitants, the...

And the local inhabitants, the flamingoes...

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And once again the vistas...

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Forum: Travel 07-15-2016
Replies: 15
Views: 1,159
Posted By faris
The vistas, are on a grand scale. The lead...

The vistas, are on a grand scale. The lead vehicle on the top right is far away from the mountain base...

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And the ever present salt...
Forum: Travel 07-15-2016
Replies: 15
Views: 1,159
Posted By faris
David, Doug..thank you. It is cold, very cold in...

David, Doug..thank you.

It is cold, very cold in the night. In the morn, the sun is bright..I mean blistering..but it is still cold. High altitude. Generally, one acclimatizes to the altitude by...
Forum: Travel 07-14-2016
Replies: 15
Views: 1,159
Posted By faris
http://fursan.zenfolio.com/img/s9/v86/p2000266750-...

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Forum: Travel 07-14-2016
Replies: 15
Views: 1,159
Posted By faris
Wow!! Thanks a lot folks. Much appreciated. BTW,...

Wow!! Thanks a lot folks. Much appreciated.

BTW, that is not sand, but volcanic ash..for kms around.

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We were using two cams..RX100 MK I, and...
Forum: Travel 07-14-2016
Replies: 15
Views: 1,159
Posted By faris
http://fursan.zenfolio.com/img/s5/v129/p2079813614...

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Forum: Travel 07-14-2016
Replies: 15
Views: 1,159
Posted By faris
Salar-de-uyuni...

A few from a trip across the salt plains in Bolivia...

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Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 07-13-2016
Replies: 16
Views: 2,986
Posted By faris
giganova, you mean something like Copacabana,...

giganova, you mean something like Copacabana, Rio...like this:

http://fursan.zenfolio.com/img/s5/v123/p2080783213-5.jpg

Well no thanks. You pay your money and make your choice. Neither is...
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 07-13-2016
Replies: 16
Views: 2,986
Posted By faris
Thank you kindly, Dave. Stay well.

Thank you kindly, Dave.

Stay well.
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 07-13-2016
Replies: 16
Views: 2,986
Posted By faris
Archiver, they are just slip ons. Our suite was...

Archiver, they are just slip ons. Our suite was on stilts in the sea with a glass floor between the bedroom and living area...

http://fursan.zenfolio.com/img/s7/v155/p2089031106-5.jpg


Best regards.
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 07-13-2016
Replies: 16
Views: 2,986
Posted By faris
Thanks Archiver. Much appreciated. I want to go...

Thanks Archiver. Much appreciated.

I want to go home....

http://fursan.zenfolio.com/img/s1/v47/p1935270111-5.jpg

O.K
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 06-27-2016
Replies: 16
Views: 2,986
Posted By faris
Lasse, Richard..thanks for stopping by. Lasse, I...

Lasse, Richard..thanks for stopping by.

Lasse, I honestly don't remember whether it was the one battery and multiple
Chargers, or either/or all of them.

I enjoyed my time with the X100s. Shall wait...
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 06-26-2016
Replies: 16
Views: 2,986
Posted By faris
I want to quietly watch lovers, without...

I want to quietly watch lovers, without disturbing them.

OK.

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Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 06-26-2016
Replies: 16
Views: 2,986
Posted By faris
I want to sea the corals and the fish beneath my...

I want to sea the corals and the fish beneath my feet. Without getting wet.

OK.

http://fursan.zenfolio.com/img/s9/v96/p1974487760-6.jpg
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 06-26-2016
Replies: 16
Views: 2,986
Posted By faris
I want to sit alone and watch the sun go down...

I want to sit alone and watch the sun go down behind the water.

OK.

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Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 06-26-2016
Replies: 16
Views: 2,986
Posted By faris
Want the colors of the sun. Morn and evening....

Want the colors of the sun. Morn and evening. Against the sea.

OK. I said.

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Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 06-26-2016
Replies: 16
Views: 2,986
Posted By faris
Need a quiet vacation,

said my wife. Somewhere secluded. Tropical. Miles and miles of secluded beaches.

Just laze.

OK. I said. Slung the X100s over my shoulder. And off we went.

The X100s, unfortunately, burnt through...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 06-25-2016
Replies: 1,357
Views: 323,731
Posted By faris
http://fursan.zenfolio.com/img/s2/v4/p2050807374-4...

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Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 06-12-2016
Replies: 3
Views: 1,021
Posted By faris
+1 "...Mohammed Ali shook up the world. And the...

+1

"...Mohammed Ali shook up the world. And the world is better for it. We are all better for it. " President Barack Obama.
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 06-04-2016
Replies: 657
Views: 56,182
Posted By faris
Thanks Godfrey.

Thanks Godfrey.
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 06-04-2016
Replies: 657
Views: 56,182
Posted By faris
In a few posts here, I read that the M-D is not...

In a few posts here, I read that the M-D is not for this or that market.

Could someone please explain which market is Leica aiming for with the M-D?

Just curious.
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 10-27-2015
Replies: 65
Views: 6,923
Posted By faris
This thread should have been killed at the first...

This thread should have been killed at the first post.
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 10-27-2015
Replies: 65
Views: 6,923
Posted By faris
Why is it that posts portraying Ned as the first...

Why is it that posts portraying Ned as the first coming for photographers and the second coming for all RFFers be allowed to stand, while those that offer the other side of Ned's persona be deleted...
Forum: Travel 04-19-2015
Replies: 228
Views: 19,135
Posted By faris
In no particular order: Morocco, Turkey,...

In no particular order:

Morocco, Turkey, Malaysia and Phillipines ( humidity is a downside ).
I am retired in my own country. But having lived across North America and Europe, I made my...
Forum: Travel 04-18-2015
Replies: 228
Views: 19,135
Posted By faris
Seems, for the majority at least on this forum,...

Seems, for the majority at least on this forum, the world consists of North America and Europe. For retirement or otherwise.

Guess it is this forum's view of the rest of the world.

Interesting to...
Forum: Travel 04-18-2015
Replies: 228
Views: 19,135
Posted By faris
Obviously you have not been to Malaysia for an...

Obviously you have not been to Malaysia for an extended vacation.

I have repeatedly visited Malaysia...one of the safest, friendliest places I have visited. Much more so than quite a few places...
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 12-03-2014
Replies: 201
Views: 16,993
Posted By faris
Just read the news. Best wishes for a speedy...

Just read the news. Best wishes for a speedy recovery.
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 11-08-2014
Replies: 26
Views: 5,381
Posted By faris
Never have had a problem with the xe-1, x100s or...

Never have had a problem with the xe-1, x100s or the xt.
The only people I have dealt with is the dealer shop...excellent and very professional and courteous service.
Forum: Leica Q / T / X Series 10-22-2014
Replies: 117
Views: 29,339
Posted By faris
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-19-2014
Replies: 252
Views: 25,152
Posted By faris
The Nikon Df is a Nikon. Not Leica, not Sony,...

The Nikon Df is a Nikon. Not Leica, not Sony, Canon etc.
Either it suits one or not. There is no compulsion to buy, any one make. Get an alternative and enjoy whatever suits one.

M mount lenses are...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-13-2014
Replies: 252
Views: 25,152
Posted By faris
So does the Df sensor. Glad we have...

So does the Df sensor. Glad we have choices.

SOOC, jpg, crop, in cam mono, Nikon 50/1.4 G

http://fursan.zenfolio.com/img/s12/v181/p975970886-6.jpg
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-13-2014
Replies: 252
Views: 25,152
Posted By faris
Got me a Df very recently. I have been a M, Nikon...

Got me a Df very recently. I have been a M, Nikon user for ages. Recently also got me a XT1.

Just a few hours and I felt right at home with the Df. Super sensor. Accurate, if
not blazing fast af....
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 10-10-2014
Replies: 55
Views: 15,415
Posted By faris
Indeed. A very big thanks to Stephen and all the...

Indeed. A very big thanks to Stephen and all the mods for a wonderful site.

Best regards.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 09-04-2014
Replies: 43
Views: 5,140
Posted By faris
I don't know about all. But I have used 2 M8s...

I don't know about all.

But I have used 2 M8s since they came out. One had to go to Solms once.
Over 30,000 on each. All around the world and still going fine.

The ME has seen its share of...
Forum: Travel 08-13-2014
Replies: 12
Views: 848
Posted By faris
And the...

And the sunsets...

http://umdah.zenfolio.com/img/s5/v118/p895076712.jpg
Forum: Travel 08-13-2014
Replies: 12
Views: 848
Posted By faris
And the...

And the sunsets...

http://umdah.zenfolio.com/img/s5/v127/p159505365.jpg
Forum: Travel 08-13-2014
Replies: 12
Views: 848
Posted By faris
A storm comes our...

A storm comes our way...

http://umdah.zenfolio.com/img/s12/v180/p277102278.jpg
Forum: Travel 08-13-2014
Replies: 12
Views: 848
Posted By faris
The...

The sunsets...

http://umdah.zenfolio.com/img/s7/v168/p503361594.jpg
Forum: Travel 08-13-2014
Replies: 12
Views: 848
Posted By faris
Thanks Gareth. A place for quiet...

Thanks Gareth.

A place for quiet contemplation.

Best.
Forum: Travel 08-12-2014
Replies: 12
Views: 848
Posted By faris
we circled over our...

we circled over our island...

http://umdah.zenfolio.com/img/s6/v139/p85412370.jpg

We had booked the top chalet on your right..:D It was our belated wedding anniversary treat.;)

We said goodbye to...
Forum: Travel 08-12-2014
Replies: 12
Views: 848
Posted By faris
Most of the planes on the tarmac were from my...

Most of the planes on the tarmac were from my region; carrying passengers to Maldives via Dubai, Doha, Abu Dhabi, Bahrain...

http://umdah.zenfolio.com/img/s12/v185/p229493022.jpg

Disembarking from...
Forum: Travel 08-12-2014
Replies: 12
Views: 848
Posted By faris
Those are my footsteps in the...

Those are my footsteps in the sand..

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Forum: Travel 08-12-2014
Replies: 12
Views: 848
Posted By faris
A view from my water...

A view from my water villa...

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Forum: Travel 08-12-2014
Replies: 12
Views: 848
Posted By faris
Or I would jump into this...

Or I would jump into this one..

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Forum: Travel 08-12-2014
Replies: 12
Views: 848
Posted By faris
My...

My hammock..

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Forum: Travel 08-12-2014
Replies: 12
Views: 848
Posted By faris
Maldives...A glimpse of the sea and sand.

Been sometime since I last posted here..

I have posted most of these in another forum. My apologies to those that have seen them there.

A short relaxing vacation..miles and miles of sea, sand,...
Forum: Travel 08-12-2014
Replies: 97
Views: 6,432
Posted By faris
Well done Raid. An excellent collection of...

Well done Raid. An excellent collection of images. Enjoyed them thoroughly.

Best.
Forum: Fuji X Series 04-10-2014
Replies: 38
Views: 4,866
Posted By faris
http://umdah.zenfolio.com/img/s9/v86/p840020099-4....

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Why should it not be? It was for me about
Two weeks ago.
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 01-03-2014
Replies: 308
Views: 28,439
Posted By faris
I use only the same controls.. ISO ,...

I use only the same controls.. ISO , aperture,
Speed on all my cams..Nikon, fuji, or Leica.

Simplicity in all three, if one wants it or
All manual as in mp.

If one leaves .jpg..raw one can forget...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-14-2013
Replies: 267
Views: 23,915
Posted By faris
A Leica experience is a sum of its parts..the...

A Leica experience is a sum of its parts..the whole.

Might be copied, but never excelled for those to whom the totality of the pleasure is very high.

Wishful thinking..one always tries to equal the...
Forum: Travel 02-11-2013
Replies: 6
Views: 848
Posted By faris
http://umdah.zenfolio.com/img/s4/v10/p1414531306-3...

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Forum: Travel 02-08-2013
Replies: 6
Views: 848
Posted By faris
http://umdah.zenfolio.com/img/s2/v73/p1408095680.j...

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Forum: Travel 02-08-2013
Replies: 6
Views: 848
Posted By faris
Tom, Charles, funkydog. Thanks for stopping...

Tom, Charles, funkydog.

Thanks for stopping by.

Leica ME, lux 50 asph.

Vientienne, Wat Si Sakit.

Regards.
Forum: Travel 02-08-2013
Replies: 6
Views: 848
Posted By faris
Laos.

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Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 01-26-2013
Replies: 22
Views: 2,159
Posted By faris
Thanks guys. I think I shall take...

Thanks guys.

I think I shall take both.

Appreciate your help.

Best regards.
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 01-23-2013
Replies: 22
Views: 2,159
Posted By faris
Guys, none of you is easing my quandary. I agree...

Guys, none of you is easing my quandary.
I agree with each and every one of you!

Appreciate your input friends.

Best.
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 01-22-2013
Replies: 22
Views: 2,159
Posted By faris
I am grateful for all your suggestions. I shall...

I am grateful for all your suggestions. I shall be visiting Laos in a couple of days. Maybe some of you have been around that part of the world and had some valuable experience that you could share...
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 01-22-2013
Replies: 22
Views: 2,159
Posted By faris
Hey guys, thank you so very much for the quick...

Hey guys, thank you so very much for the quick responses.

I have put them both in the bag, removed one, then the other. Decided on one..and then changed my mind.

All of you are correct...:bang:

I...
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 01-22-2013
Replies: 22
Views: 2,159
Posted By faris
Your preference please.

Which of these two systems would you rather take with you for a short vacation. I am looking for your preferences in regard to image quality and general usability .

Usage would be mostly street,...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 12-11-2012
Replies: 120
Views: 9,947
Posted By faris
It seems you make photos for yourself. Nothing...

It seems you make photos for yourself. Nothing wrong in that.
If you want to show it to others, what do you want them to see?

Any image will bring forth an emotion in the viewer; negative, positive,...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-07-2012
Replies: 69
Views: 7,411
Posted By faris
Get it and...

Get it and enjoy...

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Forum: Leica M9 / ME 11-26-2012
Replies: 168
Views: 29,229
Posted By faris
No it is...

No it is not.

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And the images it makes...depends on me.
Forum: Travel 11-08-2012
Replies: 85
Views: 6,730
Posted By faris
Raid, why wouldn't you? It would be my camera of...

Raid, why wouldn't you?
It would be my camera of choice for anywhere.
I have traveled to Italy many times with all sorts of cams. Leicas included.

And I have had wonderful times.

Enjoy.
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 10-26-2012
Replies: 59
Views: 3,727,484
Posted By faris
+1 e-book; pdf.

+1 e-book; pdf.
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 09-17-2012
Replies: 188
Views: 19,996
Posted By faris
Very interesting products at very good prices (...

Very interesting products at very good prices ( for Leica ). I sat out the M9;
now I shall wait for the test reports and sample images before I jump in.

But if nothing untoward is discovered in the...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 08-26-2012
Replies: 467
Views: 61,306
Posted By faris
That is a rude, discourteous and unwarranted...

That is a rude, discourteous and unwarranted statement.
Dave is a civil person and his posts have always been respectful of others.

I agree with Dave. You want to play, you pay. Simple as that....
Forum: Travel 08-16-2012
Replies: 4
Views: 692
Posted By faris
http://umdah.zenfolio.com/img/s1/v56/p83990967-4.j...

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Forum: Travel 08-16-2012
Replies: 4
Views: 692
Posted By faris
http://umdah.zenfolio.com/img/s1/v46/p1031865862-5...

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