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Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 09-15-2019
Replies: 77
Views: 5,997
Posted By Flat Twin
Leica M5, 50mm Summilux v1...

Leica M5, 50mm Summilux v1

https://live.staticflickr.com/1884/44236453592_3befe730e7_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2ap2otJ)
River House Cafe. Frome, Somerset. (https://flic.kr/p/2ap2otJ) by Flat Twin...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 09-10-2019
Replies: 36
Views: 1,604
Posted By Flat Twin
Leica M5, 50mm Summilux v1 - Perceptol 1+2 - Full...

Leica M5, 50mm Summilux v1 - Perceptol 1+2 - Full Aperture

https://live.staticflickr.com/1869/29344078787_a12b76d207_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/LH35hT)
Catherine Hill, Frome, Somerset....
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-02-2019
Replies: 1,019
Views: 379,502
Posted By Flat Twin
Leica Monochrom v1 - 1966 Summilux 50mm f1.4...

Leica Monochrom v1 - 1966 Summilux 50mm f1.4 v2.


https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48661713346_ebaeab1eda_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2h9512G)
Las Vegas, Nevada. (https://flic.kr/p/2h9512G) by Flat...
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 09-01-2019
Replies: 9
Views: 1,940
Posted By Flat Twin
Many thanks Erik. My lens uses the 12504 hood...

Many thanks Erik.



My lens uses the 12504 hood & series VII filter, I thought V1 only used the OLLUX hood... It's a mystery!


https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48657423243_2b1b6c295d_b.jpg...
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 09-01-2019
Replies: 9
Views: 1,940
Posted By Flat Twin
I have a very early (216709X) v2 example and I...

I have a very early (216709X) v2 example and I love it on my Monochrom v1


https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48657928997_8b6c6decf5_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2h8JB5i)
Moline, Illinois...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-18-2019
Replies: 49
Views: 1,848
Posted By Flat Twin
Peter, do you have a link to the documentary by...

Peter, do you have a link to the documentary by any chance?


Simon
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 02-05-2019
Replies: 9
Views: 804
Posted By Flat Twin
Hi Helen, He was using a Mamiya Press, I think...

Hi Helen,


He was using a Mamiya Press, I think it is the Universal model. He has indeed used these cameras for years. I have pictures of him and TV programs, going back years and quite often he is...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 08-28-2018
Replies: 104
Views: 8,449
Posted By Flat Twin
Perhaps I might add my two pennies worth as I...

Perhaps I might add my two pennies worth as I have been mentioned above in post #146...

Erik and I have had an ongoing and what I believed to be, friendly and constructive disagreement over in the...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 08-26-2018
Replies: 104
Views: 8,449
Posted By Flat Twin
Yes same method Erik, I find the results very...

Yes same method Erik, I find the results very consistent and pleasing. The 50mm Summilux v1 is a great lens also, really nice on the M5!


Simon
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 08-26-2018
Replies: 104
Views: 8,449
Posted By Flat Twin
Leica M5, 50mm Summilux v1 - TMY-2 400 @200ASA,...

Leica M5, 50mm Summilux v1 - TMY-2 400 @200ASA, Perceptol 1+2

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1869/29344078787_a12b76d207_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/LH35hT)
Catherine Hill, Frome, Somerset....
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 08-26-2018
Replies: 104
Views: 8,449
Posted By Flat Twin
Leica M5, 50mm Summilux v1 - TMY-2 400 @200ASA,...

Leica M5, 50mm Summilux v1 - TMY-2 400 @200ASA, Perceptol 1+2

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1856/42471903800_638330bc29_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/27H6Bis)
River House Cafe. Frome, Somerset....
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-26-2018
Replies: 709
Views: 81,658
Posted By Flat Twin
Leica M5, 50mm Summilux v1 - TMY-2 400 @200ASA,...

Leica M5, 50mm Summilux v1 - TMY-2 400 @200ASA, Perceptol 1+2

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1856/42471903800_638330bc29_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/27H6Bis)
River House Cafe. Frome, Somerset....
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 08-01-2018
Replies: 1,432
Views: 480,035
Posted By Flat Twin
Discussion closed from your side Erik? That’s...

Discussion closed from your side Erik?

That’s great news and not a moment too soon. Well done!

S.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 07-31-2018
Replies: 1,432
Views: 480,035
Posted By Flat Twin
Agreed! ^^^ Finally somebody talking sense in...

Agreed! ^^^ Finally somebody talking sense in these past few posts.

Erik, you need to get over this. It is misleading, totally unproven and actually fabricated by you and you only... It's getting...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 07-26-2018
Replies: 14
Views: 1,143
Posted By Flat Twin
Can you post a link to the site that helped you...

Can you post a link to the site that helped you through perhaps. I have an F2 that I'd like to try exactly the same thing with...

Kind regards,

Simon
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 06-22-2018
Replies: 5,512
Views: 841,021
Posted By Flat Twin
https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1772/42230043074_c5...

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1772/42230043074_c580eb2d99_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/27kJ1wW)
Hotel Room Berlin Sky. Longest Day, 21st June 2018. (https://flic.kr/p/27kJ1wW) by Flat Twin...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-20-2018
Replies: 104
Views: 8,449
Posted By Flat Twin
Very nice as usual Giulio! Simon

Very nice as usual Giulio!


Simon
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-15-2018
Replies: 7,540
Views: 3,867,185
Posted By Flat Twin
Wink It is interesting to place an M5 next to an...

It is interesting to place an M5 next to an M8/9/240 and see how they compare in size and weight and then go back and read all the comments about the M5 being big and heavy... ;)
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-14-2018
Replies: 7,540
Views: 3,867,185
Posted By Flat Twin
Of course... :)

Of course... :)
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-07-2018
Replies: 7,540
Views: 3,867,185
Posted By Flat Twin
My M5. Serviced by Malcolm Taylor. A fantastic...

My M5. Serviced by Malcolm Taylor. A fantastic camera...

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4267/34053847723_398608aea5_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/TTdSvz)
Leica M5 (https://flic.kr/p/TTdSvz) by Flat Twin...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-03-2018
Replies: 104
Views: 8,449
Posted By Flat Twin
Leica M5, Summilux 50mm V2 - Kodak TMY-2 400...

Leica M5, Summilux 50mm V2 - Kodak TMY-2 400 @200ASA, Perceptol 1+2, 11mins, 23degrees C

https://farm1.staticflickr.com/947/41145401574_3a10708af9_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/25FSWpq)
On the Banks of...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-03-2018
Replies: 104
Views: 8,449
Posted By Flat Twin
Many thanks Giulio! Yes I went Erik's way just...

Many thanks Giulio!

Yes I went Erik's way just over a year ago and I'm getting good consistent results that I'm pleased with :)

Looking forwards to seeing your results now!

Ciao

Simon
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-03-2018
Replies: 104
Views: 8,449
Posted By Flat Twin
Leica M5, Summilux 50mm V2 - Kodak TMY-2 400...

Leica M5, Summilux 50mm V2 - Kodak TMY-2 400 @200ASA, Perceptol 1+2, 11mins, 23degrees C

https://farm1.staticflickr.com/956/41145403444_c2be610604_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/25FSWXE)
On the Banks of...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-03-2018
Replies: 104
Views: 8,449
Posted By Flat Twin
Leica M5, Summilux 50mm V2 - Kodak TMY-2 400...

Leica M5, Summilux 50mm V2 - Kodak TMY-2 400 @200ASA, Perceptol 1+2, 11mins, 23degrees C

https://farm1.staticflickr.com/973/41145401094_bdd196ffae_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/25FSWg9)
On the Banks of...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 04-10-2018
Replies: 33
Views: 1,551
Posted By Flat Twin
Nikon F2SB - Nikkor-N 28mm f2.0 - Kodak TMY2...

Nikon F2SB - Nikkor-N 28mm f2.0 - Kodak TMY2 400

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4223/34965159515_5939743e02_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/VgKzKR)
L (https://flic.kr/p/VgKzKR)e Pont du Garde, Nimes,...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 04-10-2018
Replies: 33
Views: 1,551
Posted By Flat Twin
Hand held at full aperture. About 1/15th sec at...

Hand held at full aperture. About 1/15th sec at f2.0

Nikon F3P - Nikkor-N 28mm f2.0

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4397/35651768703_105469bfc3_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/WjqCKi)
Saint Seine L'Abbaye....
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 04-10-2018
Replies: 33
Views: 1,551
Posted By Flat Twin
I really like my old Nikkor-N 28/2, it didn't...

I really like my old Nikkor-N 28/2, it didn't cost very much, it's beautifully made and the images always please... I always wanted the Pentax 28mm f2.0 but haven't got there yet!

Nikon F2SB -...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 02-04-2018
Replies: 8
Views: 1,903
Posted By Flat Twin
Exercising it to see if the fault frequency...

Exercising it to see if the fault frequency decreases is a good idea. If you have no luck then send it to Kanto Camera in Japan, google them. If they cannot fix it they might just offer the lens...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-01-2018
Replies: 104
Views: 8,449
Posted By Flat Twin
Leicaflex SL MOT, 35mm Summicron-R V1 / Kodak...

Leicaflex SL MOT, 35mm Summicron-R V1 / Kodak TMY-2 400 @200ASA, Perceptol 1+2, 11mins, 23degrees C

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4652/28241302429_b050b4f5c8_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/K2A4ip)
Henry...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-28-2018
Replies: 233
Views: 17,742
Posted By Flat Twin
Rollei 35s, Portra...

Rollei 35s, Portra 160

https://farm1.staticflickr.com/483/19505431905_0505aee429_k.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/vHCrm6)
Somewhere in Oxfordshire (https://flic.kr/p/vHCrm6) by Flat Twin...
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 01-26-2018
Replies: 5,512
Views: 841,021
Posted By Flat Twin
Leica M Monochrom, 1966 Pre Asph 35mm...

Leica M Monochrom, 1966 Pre Asph 35mm Summilux.

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4624/39911751691_2a20e169f9_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/23NSagR)
January Rainstorm. Warborough, Oxfordshire....
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-16-2018
Replies: 5,697
Views: 512,724
Posted By Flat Twin
Leica M9-P, 1966 Summilux...

Leica M9-P, 1966 Summilux 50mm

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4565/38377581526_a45fadf498_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/21ti8W7)
Autumn Poppy Field at Last Light. Watlington, Oxfordshire....
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 01-08-2018
Replies: 4
Views: 1,259
Posted By Flat Twin
Fascinating. What beautiful...

Fascinating.

What beautiful images...

Regards

Simon
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-11-2017
Replies: 38
Views: 2,816
Posted By Flat Twin
Another vote for the M5 here also. I have an M6...

Another vote for the M5 here also.

I have an M6 Wetzlar that I enjoy using but the M5 is a much quicker and more intuitive metered M camera. You have to hold one and use one to understand...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-30-2017
Replies: 124
Views: 7,184
Posted By Flat Twin
Glad to hear that Don has a solution for your M5...

Glad to hear that Don has a solution for your M5 Huss...

Regards

Simon
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-30-2017
Replies: 124
Views: 7,184
Posted By Flat Twin
To add to the M5 finder comments, when looking...

To add to the M5 finder comments, when looking for an M5 earlier this year I spent a long time and looked at 6 or 7 examples that ALL had the so called upgraded finder as described above by Huss. I...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 11-21-2017
Replies: 9
Views: 931
Posted By Flat Twin
Johan, Ian Pettman at Newton Ellis here in the...

Johan,

Ian Pettman at Newton Ellis here in the U.K. just did a superb job on my SL MOT. It is positive and smooth and works perfectly. Even Malcolm Taylor couldn't fault it when I showed him...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 11-21-2017
Replies: 17
Views: 1,477
Posted By Flat Twin
Very true Michael. Don't ever forget that...

Very true Michael. Don't ever forget that everyone...

Whilst this is a fascinating insight into a man that I have admired since childhood lets remember that it is also a Canon marketing...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 11-15-2017
Replies: 2,006
Views: 311,065
Posted By Flat Twin
Leica M9-P, 35mm Summicron ASPH II at full...

Leica M9-P, 35mm Summicron ASPH II at full aperture.

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4565/38377581526_7cfa948e17_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/21ti8W7)
Autumn Poppy Field at Last Light. Watlington,...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-11-2017
Replies: 12
Views: 1,071
Posted By Flat Twin
No problem Pacco, I saw your thread and couldn't...

No problem Pacco, I saw your thread and couldn't resist it! I only saw Addis Ababa, I was working there for a week, the people were so friendly and relaxed. I walked into that market at dawn and...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 10-10-2017
Replies: 372
Views: 63,079
Posted By Flat Twin
Leica M4, 50mm Elmar-M - Kodak TMY-2 400 -...

Leica M4, 50mm Elmar-M - Kodak TMY-2 400 - Perceptol 1+2.

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4332/35669404943_d439689e48_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/WkZ2op)
Lytham, Lancashire. August 2017....
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-10-2017
Replies: 12
Views: 1,071
Posted By Flat Twin
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. November 2013. Nikon D800...

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. November 2013. Nikon D800 / 28mm f1.4 AF-D

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3749/10993510624_d4e36a0266_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/hKsBGC)
Early morning street market. Addis...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 08-11-2017
Replies: 104
Views: 8,449
Posted By Flat Twin
Nikon F3P - Nikkor-N 28mm f2.0 pre Ai - Kodak...

Nikon F3P - Nikkor-N 28mm f2.0 pre Ai - Kodak TMY2 400 - Perceptol 1+2, 11mins, 23 Degrees C.

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4397/35651768703_21ca0893b6_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/WjqCKi)
Saint Seine...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 08-10-2017
Replies: 128
Views: 10,315
Posted By Flat Twin
Great colours! Regards Simon

Great colours!

Regards

Simon
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 08-10-2017
Replies: 128
Views: 10,315
Posted By Flat Twin
Leica M4, Elmar-M 50mm f2.8 / Kodak TMY-2 400...

Leica M4, Elmar-M 50mm f2.8 / Kodak TMY-2 400 @200ASA, Perceptol 1+2, 11mins, 23degrees C

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4419/36438088146_01d09ae1fb_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/XvUJ85)
Lytham,...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 08-10-2017
Replies: 104
Views: 8,449
Posted By Flat Twin
It worked! Well done. Regards, Simon.

It worked!

Well done.

Regards,

Simon.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 08-10-2017
Replies: 104
Views: 8,449
Posted By Flat Twin
Do it Johan! Leica M4, Elmar-M 50mm f2.8 / Kodak...

Do it Johan!

Leica M4, Elmar-M 50mm f2.8 / Kodak TMY-2 400 @200ASA, Perceptol 1+2, 11mins, 23degrees C


https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4415/35643046124_810b9f0762_b.jpg...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 08-10-2017
Replies: 104
Views: 8,449
Posted By Flat Twin
Leica M4, Elmar-M 50mm f2.8 / Kodak TMY-2 400...

Leica M4, Elmar-M 50mm f2.8 / Kodak TMY-2 400 @200ASA, Perceptol 1+2, 11mins, 23degrees C

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4332/35669404943_d439689e48_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/WkZ2op)
Lytham,...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 08-10-2017
Replies: 128
Views: 10,315
Posted By Flat Twin
Leica M4, Elmar-M 50mm f2.8 / Kodak TMY-2 400...

Leica M4, Elmar-M 50mm f2.8 / Kodak TMY-2 400 @200ASA, Perceptol 1+2, 11mins, 23degrees C

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4332/35669404943_d439689e48_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/WkZ2op)
Lytham,...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 08-09-2017
Replies: 22
Views: 1,945
Posted By Flat Twin
Pete, I think your Results with Perceptol/Tri-X...

Pete,

I think your Results with Perceptol/Tri-X look stunning, well done!

Regards

Simon
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 08-09-2017
Replies: 104
Views: 8,449
Posted By Flat Twin
Leicaflex SL MOT - 50mm Summilux-R. Kodak TMY-2...

Leicaflex SL MOT - 50mm Summilux-R.

Kodak TMY-2 400 @200ASA - Perceptol 1+2, 11 minutes at 23 degrees C

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4349/36476108555_92268caccd_b.jpg...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 08-09-2017
Replies: 104
Views: 8,449
Posted By Flat Twin
Hi Erik, Its a Summilux-R from 1970. I haven't...

Hi Erik,

Its a Summilux-R from 1970. I haven't had it that long and am just getting used to it. Currently it's away for cleaning and service and then I shall start photographing with it again. I do...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 08-09-2017
Replies: 104
Views: 8,449
Posted By Flat Twin
Many thanks Erik! Leicaflex SL MOT - 50mm...

Many thanks Erik!

Leicaflex SL MOT - 50mm Summilux-R

Kodak TMY-2 400 @200ASA - Perceptol 1+2, 11 minutes at 23 degrees C

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4333/36422947946_c3b0b41a74_b.jpg...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 08-09-2017
Replies: 104
Views: 8,449
Posted By Flat Twin
Leicaflex SL MOT - 50mm Summilux-R Kodak TMY-2...

Leicaflex SL MOT - 50mm Summilux-R

Kodak TMY-2 400 @200ASA - Perceptol 1+2, 11 minutes at 23 degrees C.


https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4419/36422944086_8648d404d4_b.jpg...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 08-09-2017
Replies: 13
Views: 1,381
Posted By Flat Twin
This is either at, or very close to full...

This is either at, or very close to full aperture...

Nikon F3P - Nikkor-N 28mm f2.0 pre Ai - Kodak TMY2 400


https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4397/35651768703_21ca0893b6_b.jpg...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 08-09-2017
Replies: 13
Views: 1,381
Posted By Flat Twin
Thanks Huss & David! Here are a few more shots...

Thanks Huss & David!

Here are a few more shots from April this year...

Nikon F3P - Nikkor-N 28mm f2.0 pre Ai - Kodak TMY2 400


https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4408/35651767063_54892affe1_b.jpg...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-09-2017
Replies: 1,019
Views: 379,502
Posted By Flat Twin
Leica M Monochrom - 50mm Summilux...

Leica M Monochrom - 50mm Summilux V2

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4373/36217370122_f3be3af7aa_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/XbpukU)
Lytham, Lancashire. 05th August 2017 (https://flic.kr/p/XbpukU) by...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 08-08-2017
Replies: 13
Views: 1,381
Posted By Flat Twin
Nikon F2SB - Nikkor-N 28mm f2.0 pre Ai - Kodak...

Nikon F2SB - Nikkor-N 28mm f2.0 pre Ai - Kodak TMY2 400

I really like my Pre Ai Nikkor-N 28mm f2.0 and it is my go to wide lens when shooting Nikon. It renders beautifully in my opinion. Sometimes...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 08-08-2017
Replies: 13
Views: 1,381
Posted By Flat Twin
Nikon F2SB - Nikkor-N 28mm f2.0 pre Ai - Kodak...

Nikon F2SB - Nikkor-N 28mm f2.0 pre Ai - Kodak TMY2 400

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4223/34965159515_5939743e02_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/VgKzKR)
Le Pont du Garde, Nimes, France....
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 08-05-2017
Replies: 5,512
Views: 841,021
Posted By Flat Twin
Leica M Monochrom - 50mm Summilux...

Leica M Monochrom - 50mm Summilux V2

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4373/36217370122_f3be3af7aa_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/XbpukU)
Lytham, Lancashire. 05th August 2017 (https://flic.kr/p/XbpukU) by...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-22-2017
Replies: 21
Views: 858
Posted By Flat Twin
Shutter blocked by shutter button lock = missed...

Shutter blocked by shutter button lock = missed shot.

That's the reason.

Simple.

Regards,

Simon.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 06-19-2017
Replies: 86
Views: 9,395
Posted By Flat Twin
While it's still (vaguely) relevant, I found a...

While it's still (vaguely) relevant, I found a few shots from the V1 steel rim lens that I tried earlier this year. What amazed me was that the lens went straight onto my Monochrom and focused...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 06-19-2017
Replies: 86
Views: 9,395
Posted By Flat Twin
I think that the comments above from enasniearth,...

I think that the comments above from enasniearth, dreamsandart and michaelwj all make excellent points that we must bear in mind here. This kind of discussion also reminds me that we no longer have...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 06-18-2017
Replies: 86
Views: 9,395
Posted By Flat Twin
Sorry Erik but that is not proof of different...

Sorry Erik but that is not proof of different glass for V1 Summilux! It's a page from a Canon RF magazine with a picture and a patent number filed in 1959 for the (then) upcoming 35 Summilux lenses....
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 06-18-2017
Replies: 86
Views: 9,395
Posted By Flat Twin
I did try out a 35mm Summilux V1 earlier this...

I did try out a 35mm Summilux V1 earlier this year, I will try and find the pictures...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 06-18-2017
Replies: 86
Views: 9,395
Posted By Flat Twin
Erik, That is as may be but, and I am sorry, to...

Erik,

That is as may be but, and I am sorry, to go making statements that the V1 lens has more exotic glass is misleading and totally within the realms of internet hearsay as dreamsandart mentions...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 06-18-2017
Replies: 86
Views: 9,395
Posted By Flat Twin
Leica M Monochrom, 1966 35mm Summilux at full...

Leica M Monochrom, 1966 35mm Summilux at full aperture, haze and all...

https://c1.staticflickr.com/3/2852/33352350513_50c9d75284_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/SPevQ6)
Cousins, Frome 17/04/2017....
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 06-18-2017
Replies: 86
Views: 9,395
Posted By Flat Twin
I have 21670XX from 1966, it seems to be a very...

I have 21670XX from 1966, it seems to be a very early V2 with black paint on brass infinity lock and you can unscrew the lens head from the mount...

It's good at full aperture and excellent from...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 06-18-2017
Replies: 86
Views: 9,395
Posted By Flat Twin
Agreed! ^^^ and an excellent summary...

Agreed! ^^^ and an excellent summary dreamsandart.

Regards

Simon
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-05-2017
Replies: 540
Views: 50,378
Posted By Flat Twin
Leica M5, 50mm Summilux v2 TMY-2 400 @200,...

Leica M5, 50mm Summilux v2
TMY-2 400 @200, Perceptol 1+2 11mins.

https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4247/34264728674_f3fbe433b7_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/UcRG53)
London Bridge (https://flic.kr/p/UcRG53)...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-29-2017
Replies: 64
Views: 4,400
Posted By Flat Twin
I think your focusing is spot on! Exposure isn't...

I think your focusing is spot on! Exposure isn't bad either... What a clumsy camera!

Simon
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-29-2017
Replies: 64
Views: 4,400
Posted By Flat Twin
All good interesting comments and info above but,...

All good interesting comments and info above but, the original post was why, in 1992 did Leica re-make 20 examples of the M5? When I heard about this strange move I was intrigued. I guess there is no...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-29-2017
Replies: 540
Views: 50,378
Posted By Flat Twin
TMY-2 400 @200, Perceptol 1+2 11mins Nikon F2SB,...

TMY-2 400 @200, Perceptol 1+2 11mins
Nikon F2SB, Nikkor 28mm f2.0

https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4223/34965159515_5939743e02_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/VgKzKR)
Le Pont du Gard. Nimes, France....
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-29-2017
Replies: 540
Views: 50,378
Posted By Flat Twin
Yes it's the same bridge, the Don McCullin film...

Yes it's the same bridge, the Don McCullin film inspired me to go there. I've no idea if the angle is the same though!

Regards

Simon
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-29-2017
Replies: 64
Views: 4,400
Posted By Flat Twin
There is a 1992 production M5 on eBay at the...

There is a 1992 production M5 on eBay at the moment, it's been there for a...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-29-2017
Replies: 64
Views: 4,400
Posted By Flat Twin
The M5 finder is unique! It also has the extra...

The M5 finder is unique! It also has the extra prism just like the M2,3 & 4 so it doesn't flare. The extra small metering frames are what make it a must have. An MP finder won't show you as...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-29-2017
Replies: 540
Views: 50,378
Posted By Flat Twin
Leica M5, 50mm Summilux v2 TMY-2 400 @200,...

Leica M5, 50mm Summilux v2
TMY-2 400 @200, Perceptol 1+2 11mins.

https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4225/34921813966_324bdd5fc4_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/VcVqCN)
St. Thomas Street, London....
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-28-2017
Replies: 540
Views: 50,378
Posted By Flat Twin
TMY-2 400 @200, Perceptol 1+2 11mins Nikon F2SB,...

TMY-2 400 @200, Perceptol 1+2 11mins
Nikon F2SB, Nikkor 28mm f2.0

https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4219/34822289821_1168dd919e_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/V48kzg)
Le Pont du Gard. Nimes, France....
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 05-27-2017
Replies: 5,512
Views: 841,021
Posted By Flat Twin
Leica M Monochrom, 50mm Summilux...

Leica M Monochrom, 50mm Summilux V2

https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4156/34424702876_0884bc9376_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/UrZAPW)
Charing X Vascular Symposium 2017 (https://flic.kr/p/UrZAPW) by Flat...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-27-2017
Replies: 540
Views: 50,378
Posted By Flat Twin
400 TMY-2 @200, Perceptol 1+2...

400 TMY-2 @200, Perceptol 1+2 11mins

https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4221/34705461762_318eec548c_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/USNyEo)
Leica M5 - 50mm Summilux V2 (https://flic.kr/p/USNyEo) by Flat Twin...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-24-2017
Replies: 709
Views: 81,658
Posted By Flat Twin
Interesting about your delamination issue. How...

Interesting about your delamination issue. How did it manifest itself, or what did the issue look like when it was happening? I must ask Malcolm Taylor for his two pennies worth when I see him...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-24-2017
Replies: 709
Views: 81,658
Posted By Flat Twin
Leica M5, 50mm Summilux V2 TMY-2 400...

Leica M5, 50mm Summilux V2
TMY-2 400

https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4199/34705467852_c35eba180b_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/USNAto)
Brexit Ow! (https://flic.kr/p/USNAto) by Flat Twin...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-24-2017
Replies: 709
Views: 81,658
Posted By Flat Twin
Leica M5, 50mm Summilux V2 TMY-2 400...

Leica M5, 50mm Summilux V2
TMY-2 400

https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4203/34868711155_4f30a62af4_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/V8eg26)
Leica M5 - 50mm Summilux V2 (https://flic.kr/p/V8eg26) by Flat Twin...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-24-2017
Replies: 709
Views: 81,658
Posted By Flat Twin
Well, the original M5 finder is basically an M4...

Well, the original M5 finder is basically an M4 finder with the same frame-line set. It does though have the added advantage of very cleverly showing the metering area for the given lens in use. This...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-24-2017
Replies: 709
Views: 81,658
Posted By Flat Twin
Leica M5, 1966 50mm Summilux V2 TMY-2 400 @200ASA...

Leica M5, 1966 50mm Summilux V2
TMY-2 400 @200ASA - Perceptol 1+2 11mins

https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4221/34864312395_f7d94d9ed7_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/V7QHqp)
View from the train. by Flat Twin...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-24-2017
Replies: 709
Views: 81,658
Posted By Flat Twin
So, I've been on the lookout for a good original...

So, I've been on the lookout for a good original M5 for a while, partly as a response to this thread but also as the camera has intrigued me for a long time. Most of the examples that I looked at...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 05-23-2017
Replies: 439
Views: 35,646
Posted By Flat Twin
Two nice shots Rod!

Two nice shots Rod!
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-12-2017
Replies: 45
Views: 2,240
Posted By Flat Twin
My Nikon F had a loose door latch also and the...

My Nikon F had a loose door latch also and the back moved/rattled a little. Just enough to be annoying. Its an easy fix. You can easily bend the latch back into shape. I can probably post pics over...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-12-2017
Replies: 106
Views: 3,749
Posted By Flat Twin
Nikon F100 closely followed by an F5. I remember...

Nikon F100 closely followed by an F5. I remember a 20-35 f2.8 and a 35-70 f2.8 also. I guess I hadn't discovered the simplicity of primes at this point, that would have been 2003 with a Leica M6 and...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-09-2017
Replies: 183
Views: 21,335
Posted By Flat Twin
You don't own a 50?! :eek: :D

You don't own a 50?! :eek: :D
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-09-2017
Replies: 183
Views: 21,335
Posted By Flat Twin
On the way to see Malcolm Taylor Leica M3, 50mm...

On the way to see Malcolm Taylor
Leica M3, 50mm Summilux V2
400TMY-2

https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4174/34548607715_7ee42975e1_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/UCWDqg)
On the way to see Malcolm Taylor...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-06-2017
Replies: 316
Views: 72,994
Posted By Flat Twin
50mm Summilux...

50mm Summilux V2

https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4172/34306334032_0488d14a30_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/UgwVTN)
Charing X Vascular Symposium 2017 (https://flic.kr/p/UgwVTN) by Flat Twin...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-06-2017
Replies: 316
Views: 72,994
Posted By Flat Twin
50mm Summilux...

50mm Summilux V2

https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4156/34424702876_183a6a4f55_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/UrZAPW)
Charing X Vascular Symposium 2017 (https://flic.kr/p/UrZAPW) by Flat Twin...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 05-03-2017
Replies: 26
Views: 3,595
Posted By Flat Twin
I totally agree with Robert, the Nikon AN-4B...

I totally agree with Robert, the Nikon AN-4B strap is a bit of a hidden gem in my opinion. I use it with my M5 and it is perfect. Actually, I use it on all my other M's and my Nikons! For me it is...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 04-21-2017
Replies: 1,432
Views: 480,035
Posted By Flat Twin
Leica M Monochrom, 1966 35mm Summilux at full...

Leica M Monochrom, 1966 35mm Summilux at full aperture.

https://c1.staticflickr.com/3/2852/33352350513_a73c6941b9_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/SPevQ6)
Cousins, Frome 17/04/2017....
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 03-29-2017
Replies: 5,512
Views: 841,021
Posted By Flat Twin
Many thanks John. It is possibly the most natural...

Many thanks John. It is possibly the most natural portrait of my Parents that I've taken. I don't photograph them enough and realise that I ought to do it more. I love the film like qualities of the...
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 03-26-2017
Replies: 5,512
Views: 841,021
Posted By Flat Twin
35mm Summicron ASPH...

35mm Summicron ASPH v2.

https://c1.staticflickr.com/4/3848/33463449496_c4584bea94_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/SZ3VFN)
Parents. Frome 17th March 2017. (https://flic.kr/p/SZ3VFN) by Flat Twin...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-18-2017
Replies: 76
Views: 4,484
Posted By Flat Twin
Leica 50mm f2.8...

Leica 50mm f2.8 Elmar-M

https://c1.staticflickr.com/1/421/31488574114_462b8da75e_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/PYxb3f)
Oxfordshire Landscape, 13 January 2017. (https://flic.kr/p/PYxb3f) by Flat Twin...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-13-2017
Replies: 7,540
Views: 3,867,185
Posted By Flat Twin
These images look really interesting, I'd like to...

These images look really interesting, I'd like to see and hear more about the project too...!

Regards

Simon
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-03-2017
Replies: 76
Views: 4,484
Posted By Flat Twin
Love this... Regards Simon

Love this...

Regards

Simon
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-03-2017
Replies: 76
Views: 4,484
Posted By Flat Twin
https://c1.staticflickr.com/1/368/31520146083_3031...

https://c1.staticflickr.com/1/368/31520146083_30317f2d61_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/Q2jZhx)
Oxfordshire Landscape, 13 January 2017. (https://flic.kr/p/Q2jZhx) by Flat Twin...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 02-24-2017
Replies: 19
Views: 3,644
Posted By Flat Twin
I used to live perhaps 10 miles from Don McCullin...

I used to live perhaps 10 miles from Don McCullin in Somerset, I would pass his house occasionally and always wonder whether he was in his dark room with his ghosts that day...

Starting when I was...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 02-15-2017
Replies: 13
Views: 1,642
Posted By Flat Twin
I really like my 28mm Elmarit...

I really like my 28mm Elmarit v4.

https://c1.staticflickr.com/6/5665/30526843863_ef13ecaaa0_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/Nvy49c)
Morning frost on the Thames. Oxfordshire, November 2016....
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-15-2017
Replies: 4
Views: 1,230
Posted By Flat Twin
DAG for sure...

DAG for sure...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 02-15-2017
Replies: 372
Views: 63,079
Posted By Flat Twin
Many thanks Michael... Regards Simon

Many thanks Michael...

Regards

Simon
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-11-2017
Replies: 1,203
Views: 340,875
Posted By Flat Twin
Summicron ASPH version...

Summicron ASPH version II

https://c1.staticflickr.com/1/366/31914999243_6968a34963_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/QCdHnD)
Rathbone Place, London. 28th January 2017 (https://flic.kr/p/QCdHnD) by Flat Twin...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-04-2017
Replies: 1,019
Views: 379,502
Posted By Flat Twin
50mm Summilux pre ASPH version...

50mm Summilux pre ASPH version II

https://c1.staticflickr.com/1/297/32099108770_ed8048f98a_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/QUujHQ)
23rd January 2017 (https://flic.kr/p/QUujHQ) by Flat Twin...
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 02-04-2017
Replies: 5,512
Views: 841,021
Posted By Flat Twin
Summilux 50mm version...

Summilux 50mm version II

https://c1.staticflickr.com/1/297/32099108770_ed8048f98a_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/QUujHQ)
23rd January 2017 (https://flic.kr/p/QUujHQ) by Flat Twin...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-04-2017
Replies: 348
Views: 35,782
Posted By Flat Twin
Nikon F4, 50mm f1.4 AiS ...

Nikon F4, 50mm f1.4 AiS

https://c1.staticflickr.com/1/680/32681521065_6a064d7fa0_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/RMXkB8)
Harvested wheat field at last light, Oxfordshire, late Summer 2016...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 02-04-2017
Replies: 1,749
Views: 327,308
Posted By Flat Twin
Nikon F4, 50mm f1.4...

Nikon F4, 50mm f1.4 AiS

https://c1.staticflickr.com/1/680/32681521065_6a064d7fa0_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/RMXkB8)
Harvested wheat field at last light, Oxfordshire, late Summer 2016...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-25-2017
Replies: 49
Views: 3,523
Posted By Flat Twin
Sorry, being based in the U.K. I can only...

Sorry, being based in the U.K. I can only recommend Sover. International shipping is no big deal, just send it to him... ;)
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-25-2017
Replies: 49
Views: 3,523
Posted By Flat Twin
Ask Sover...

Ask Sover...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-25-2017
Replies: 49
Views: 3,523
Posted By Flat Twin
Sover Wong indeed. He did a great job with my...

Sover Wong indeed.

He did a great job with my Apollo...
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 01-23-2017
Replies: 5,512
Views: 841,021
Posted By Flat Twin
50mm Summilux...

50mm Summilux v2

https://c1.staticflickr.com/1/742/32326233382_83908fa947_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/RfyoXq)
23rd January 2017 (https://flic.kr/p/RfyoXq) by Flat Twin...
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 01-23-2017
Replies: 5,512
Views: 841,021
Posted By Flat Twin
50mm Summilux...

50mm Summilux v2

https://c1.staticflickr.com/1/675/32099109960_c165606eac_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/QUuk5m)
23rd January 2017 (https://flic.kr/p/QUuk5m) by Flat Twin...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-22-2017
Replies: 49
Views: 3,523
Posted By Flat Twin
I used mine this morning, loaded with HP5...

I used mine this morning, loaded with HP5...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-20-2017
Replies: 1,203
Views: 340,875
Posted By Flat Twin
Summicron ASPH version...

Summicron ASPH version II

https://c1.staticflickr.com/1/325/32418102095_4b53c7e074_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/RoFfjK)
Stockmore Street, Oxford. 16th January 2017. (https://flic.kr/p/RoFfjK) by Flat...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-16-2017
Replies: 22
Views: 2,479
Posted By Flat Twin
Ooops,...

Ooops, another!

https://c1.staticflickr.com/9/8397/8619549396_b59facab04_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/e8FrJC)
Nikon F (https://flic.kr/p/e8FrJC) by Flat Twin (https://www.flickr.com/photos/sdifaz/), on...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-16-2017
Replies: 22
Views: 2,479
Posted By Flat Twin
I'll...

I'll start...

https://c1.staticflickr.com/8/7302/13673231944_c094c88afe_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/mQfTum)
_1BF3934 (https://flic.kr/p/mQfTum) by Flat Twin (https://www.flickr.com/photos/sdifaz/), on...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 01-15-2017
Replies: 372
Views: 63,079
Posted By Flat Twin
Leica M6, Elmar-M 50mm f/2.8, TMY-2...

Leica M6, Elmar-M 50mm f/2.8, TMY-2 400.

https://c1.staticflickr.com/1/421/31488574114_462b8da75e_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/PYxb3f)
Oxfordshire Landscape, 13 January 2017. (https://flic.kr/p/PYxb3f)...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 01-15-2017
Replies: 372
Views: 63,079
Posted By Flat Twin
Leica M6, Elmar-M 50mm f/2.8, TMY-2...

Leica M6, Elmar-M 50mm f/2.8, TMY-2 400.

https://c1.staticflickr.com/1/368/31520146083_30317f2d61_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/Q2jZhx)
Oxfordshire Landscape, 13 January 2017. (https://flic.kr/p/Q2jZhx)...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-10-2017
Replies: 470
Views: 98,616
Posted By Flat Twin
Wow Guilio, ^^^ that is a great shot! I don't...

Wow Guilio, ^^^ that is a great shot! I don't think that I have ever seen Tri-X look that smooth and detailed...

Regards

Simon
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-08-2017
Replies: 1,203
Views: 340,875
Posted By Flat Twin
Very nice Ian ^^^, I like Dorset. Regards Simon

Very nice Ian ^^^, I like Dorset.

Regards Simon
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-08-2017
Replies: 1,203
Views: 340,875
Posted By Flat Twin
Many thanks Giulio! Simon

Many thanks Giulio!

Simon
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-06-2017
Replies: 1,203
Views: 340,875
Posted By Flat Twin
35mm Summicron ASPH version...

35mm Summicron ASPH version II
https://c6.staticflickr.com/1/501/32003220381_1008df09fc_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/QL1SrK)
Near Ipsden, Oxfordshire 5th January 2017. (https://flic.kr/p/QL1SrK) by Flat...
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 01-05-2017
Replies: 5,512
Views: 841,021
Posted By Flat Twin
35mm Summicron ASPH version...

35mm Summicron ASPH version II
https://c8.staticflickr.com/1/367/31311410023_853db89c99_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/PGTajX)
Morning frost near Ipsden, Oxfordshire 5th January 2017....
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-31-2016
Replies: 733
Views: 92,438
Posted By Flat Twin
https://c8.staticflickr.com/8/7351/8898243927_3c3b...

https://c8.staticflickr.com/8/7351/8898243927_3c3b713b7a_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/eyiPUK)
Weymouth, England. May 2013. (https://flic.kr/p/eyiPUK) by Flat Twin (https://www.flickr.com/photos/sdifaz/),...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-30-2016
Replies: 1,203
Views: 340,875
Posted By Flat Twin
35mm Summicron ASPH version...

35mm Summicron ASPH version II
https://c4.staticflickr.com/1/735/31968194995_1a6ed52193_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/QGVmBM)
Turning the frozen earth. 29th December 2016 (https://flic.kr/p/QGVmBM) by...
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 12-30-2016
Replies: 5,512
Views: 841,021
Posted By Flat Twin
35mm Summicron ASPH version...

35mm Summicron ASPH version II
https://c4.staticflickr.com/1/735/31968194995_1a6ed52193_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/QGVmBM)
Turning the frozen earth. 29th December 2016 (https://flic.kr/p/QGVmBM) by...
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 12-30-2016
Replies: 5,512
Views: 841,021
Posted By Flat Twin
Thanks DwF, I'm feel like I'm working my way...

Thanks DwF,

I'm feel like I'm working my way along a learning curve with the camera. When I get it right the results are amazing, but when its wrong, its wrong! I'm also using Silver Efex Pro which...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-29-2016
Replies: 1,203
Views: 340,875
Posted By Flat Twin
35mm Summicron ASPH version...

35mm Summicron ASPH version II
https://c6.staticflickr.com/1/628/31851547941_80d0f1994b_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/QwBvvF)
F (https://flic.kr/p/QwBvvF)og at last light. Nettlebed, Oxfordshire. 29th...
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 12-29-2016
Replies: 5,512
Views: 841,021
Posted By Flat Twin
Summicron 35mm ASPH version...

Summicron 35mm ASPH version II
https://c6.staticflickr.com/1/628/31851547941_80d0f1994b_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/QwBvvF)
Fog at last light. Nettlebed, Oxfordshire. 29th December 2016...
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 12-28-2016
Replies: 5,512
Views: 841,021
Posted By Flat Twin
Summilux 50mm...

Summilux 50mm ASPH
https://c8.staticflickr.com/1/744/31816458791_7063985f15_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/QtvEJk)
S (https://flic.kr/p/QtvEJk)unrise through fog. Rural farmland, Oxfordshire. 28th December...
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 12-03-2016
Replies: 5,512
Views: 841,021
Posted By Flat Twin
David, thanks for the comment. There was an awful...

David, thanks for the comment. There was an awful lot of sunlight and contrast that morning and its amazing that there is no flare anywhere in the image. I've owned the 3rd version 28 Elmarit and...
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 12-03-2016
Replies: 5,512
Views: 841,021
Posted By Flat Twin
Dave & icebear, many thanks! Regards Simon

Dave & icebear, many thanks!

Regards

Simon
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-30-2016
Replies: 31
Views: 2,258
Posted By Flat Twin
I don't think I'd sell this particular F2, I...

I don't think I'd sell this particular F2, I enjoy using it too much. Sover Wong has serviced the body & DE-1 and the DE-3 finder too. The whole set up came together and it now works perfectly... I...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-30-2016
Replies: 31
Views: 2,258
Posted By Flat Twin
Thats a great looking F2 ^^^ I love...

Thats a great looking F2 ^^^ I love mine!
https://c4.staticflickr.com/9/8674/16624554771_d05f55484a_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/rk4bWF)
Nikon F2 (https://flic.kr/p/rk4bWF) by Flat Twin...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 11-30-2016
Replies: 372
Views: 63,079
Posted By Flat Twin
M...

M Monochrom
https://c2.staticflickr.com/6/5763/31219430041_a3834c827d_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/PyKJTc)
Morning frost on the Thames. Oxfordshire, November 2016. (https://flic.kr/p/PyKJTc) by Flat Twin...
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 11-30-2016
Replies: 5,512
Views: 841,021
Posted By Flat Twin
M Monochrom, 28mm Elmarit...

M Monochrom, 28mm Elmarit V4
https://c8.staticflickr.com/6/5665/30526843863_0dc79f18d0_k.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/Nvy49c)
Morning frost on the Thames. Oxfordshire, November 2016....
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 11-17-2016
Replies: 5,512
Views: 841,021
Posted By Flat Twin
https://c7.staticflickr.com/6/5745/30904156062_3ef...

https://c7.staticflickr.com/6/5745/30904156062_3ef7f98e26_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/P5TSUW)
Baker Street, London. November 2016 (https://flic.kr/p/P5TSUW) by Flat Twin...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 11-13-2016
Replies: 1,432
Views: 480,035
Posted By Flat Twin
Not arrogant at all and thank you for following...

Not arrogant at all and thank you for following my flickr link and your comments. What immediately struck me about your picture is the way the light moves down through the scene, I found it very...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 11-11-2016
Replies: 1,432
Views: 480,035
Posted By Flat Twin
^^^ Wow, very nice...

^^^ Wow, very nice...
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 11-09-2016
Replies: 5,512
Views: 841,021
Posted By Flat Twin
M Monochrom - 50mm Summilux...

M Monochrom - 50mm Summilux ASPH
https://c4.staticflickr.com/6/5547/30791706171_99c15c7648_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/NUXxtH)
River Thames from Shillingford Bridge. (https://flic.kr/p/NUXxtH) by Flat...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-07-2016
Replies: 39
Views: 4,596
Posted By Flat Twin
I learn't about the 9 bladed models from reading...

I learn't about the 9 bladed models from reading the serial number lists and comments posted next to each serial batch. I then collected all four lenses just like Corran has above and I agree with...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-07-2016
Replies: 310
Views: 42,267
Posted By Flat Twin
Eric, Great to see that you are still making...

Eric,

Great to see that you are still making images with your Nikkormat. The 400-2TMY suggests that this is recent?

This is a wonderful thread.

Regards,

Simon
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-07-2016
Replies: 39
Views: 4,596
Posted By Flat Twin
Raid, Peering into the lens will confirm which...

Raid,

Peering into the lens will confirm which you have or, here is a list of serial numbers that I find an excellent resource. Its amazing what you can learn staring at a list of serial...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-07-2016
Replies: 39
Views: 4,596
Posted By Flat Twin
Here's a couple of shots of the...

Here's a couple of shots of the 3.5cm...
https://c7.staticflickr.com/9/8124/8707189446_5c3b35c9c8_k.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/egqC4Y)
Nikon F & Nikkor-S 3.5cm f2.8 (early 7 elements / 5 groups 9 iris...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-07-2016
Replies: 39
Views: 4,596
Posted By Flat Twin
Nikon made four lenses with the 9 blade iris...

Nikon made four lenses with the 9 blade iris between 1959 & 1960 (I think) - the 3.5cm f2.8, 5cm f2.0 10.5cm f2.5 & the 13.5cm f3.5.

I used to have them all but sold them, oh well!

Regards

Simon
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-07-2016
Replies: 39
Views: 4,596
Posted By Flat Twin
And...

And another...
https://c6.staticflickr.com/9/8438/8006131053_866636c4fa_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/dctvQi)
August 2012 (https://flic.kr/p/dctvQi) by Flat Twin (https://www.flickr.com/photos/sdifaz/),...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-07-2016
Replies: 39
Views: 4,596
Posted By Flat Twin
Another... https://c5.staticflickr.com/9/8457/8006...

Another...
https://c5.staticflickr.com/9/8457/8006134380_2bbd8cc2c7_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/dctwPE)
August 2012 (https://flic.kr/p/dctwPE) by Flat Twin (https://www.flickr.com/photos/sdifaz/), on...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-07-2016
Replies: 39
Views: 4,596
Posted By Flat Twin
Stupidly, I sold my 5cm f2 seven element/9 blade...

Stupidly, I sold my 5cm f2 seven element/9 blade lens. I remember it to be a lens that rendered very nicely indeed...
https://c7.staticflickr.com/9/8302/8006135062_a19d5eb15e_b.jpg...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 09-24-2016
Replies: 9
Views: 1,462
Posted By Flat Twin
Here's another, same set...

Here's another, same set up...
https://c1.staticflickr.com/8/7296/27036965944_3600d05836_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/Hcaw2f)
Glasgow, June 2016. (https://flic.kr/p/Hcaw2f) by Flat Twin...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 09-24-2016
Replies: 9
Views: 1,462
Posted By Flat Twin
I love my 28mm f2.0, mine is a 1971 Ai converted...

I love my 28mm f2.0, mine is a 1971 Ai converted Nikkor-N (same optics as Ais) and as a street shooting lens it just works for me. I know what you mean about it not working with the matrix meter on...
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 09-04-2016
Replies: 2,585
Views: 645,666
Posted By Flat Twin
Very nice indeed ^^^

Very nice indeed ^^^
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 08-02-2016
Replies: 243
Views: 19,236
Posted By Flat Twin
Wink 'Nuff said....

'Nuff said....
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-30-2016
Replies: 26
Views: 3,468
Posted By Flat Twin
I don't think so Michael.

I don't think so Michael.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-30-2016
Replies: 26
Views: 3,468
Posted By Flat Twin
Yes, Boots do have that deal going on for HP5 &...

Yes, Boots do have that deal going on for HP5 & FP4 in 120 and 35mm formats. Most of the larger shops stock it too which is handy.

I also use www.discountfilmsdirect.co.uk and find them reasonably...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 07-11-2016
Replies: 82
Views: 14,516
Posted By Flat Twin
So sorry for your loss Johan, my thoughts are...

So sorry for your loss Johan, my thoughts are with you. You have reminded me that I need to make those pictures...

Best, Simon
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 06-13-2016
Replies: 98
Views: 16,387
Posted By Flat Twin
Nikkor-N 28mm...

Nikkor-N 28mm f2.0
https://c1.staticflickr.com/8/7296/27036965944_3600d05836_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/Hcaw2f)
Glasgow, June 2016. (https://flic.kr/p/Hcaw2f) by Flat Twin...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 06-13-2016
Replies: 98
Views: 16,387
Posted By Flat Twin
Nikkor-N 28mm...

Nikkor-N 28mm f2.0
https://c6.staticflickr.com/8/7420/27648150805_9af3045cd5_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/J8aZZg)
Glasgow, June 2016. (https://flic.kr/p/J8aZZg) by Flat Twin...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-02-2016
Replies: 36
Views: 5,060
Posted By Flat Twin
I spied this F80 in an Oxfam branch in Oxford,...

I spied this F80 in an Oxfam branch in Oxford, price was 9.99 and I couldn't leave it there! As I was handing over the note the guy on the till produced the original box and all of the cameras...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 04-24-2016
Replies: 6
Views: 1,041
Posted By Flat Twin
The tatty old bag doesn't look bad ether...

The tatty old bag doesn't look bad ether...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 04-17-2016
Replies: 130
Views: 14,327
Posted By Flat Twin
Well I just cycled 3miles through the woods with...

Well I just cycled 3miles through the woods with my 6year old boy. Yesterday's Oxfam aquired F80 was around my neck and I didn't even know it was there... We shot a roll of HP-5.

It's horses for...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 04-17-2016
Replies: 130
Views: 14,327
Posted By Flat Twin
I spied this F80 in an Oxfam branch in Oxford,...

I spied this F80 in an Oxfam branch in Oxford, price was 9.99 and I couldn't leave it there! As I was handing over the note the guy on the till produced the original box and all of the cameras...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-30-2016
Replies: 52
Views: 3,587
Posted By Flat Twin
Malcolm Taylor summed it up when he said to me,...

Malcolm Taylor summed it up when he said to me, on one of my visits to him: "would you buy a vintage Aston Martin that had never had an oil change..."

Just my two pennies worth!

Simon
Forum: Nikon RF 01-25-2016
Replies: 49
Views: 3,764
Posted By Flat Twin
Please post the pictures again, it would be great...

Please post the pictures again, it would be great to see what everyone is chatting about!!!
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-15-2016
Replies: 2,741
Views: 807,744
Posted By Flat Twin
Nikon F2AS Titanium - found in a charity shop,...

Nikon F2AS Titanium - found in a charity shop, body only. No word of a lie. I daren't tell what I paid for it...
https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1678/24102401020_cc6069bfd4_b.jpg...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-29-2015
Replies: 17
Views: 2,152
Posted By Flat Twin
Completely agree with Nobbylon above^^^ check the...

Completely agree with Nobbylon above^^^ check the main and secondary mirror for sticking...

Also, I took pity on a battered F3P recently (75.00 in local camera shop) which had irratic slow speeds...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 09-14-2015
Replies: 56
Views: 4,740
Posted By Flat Twin
I once asked Sover Wong to replace a shutter in...

I once asked Sover Wong to replace a shutter in an F2/T that had a holed curtain. He advised against it. His advice was that the shutter is very difficult to replace and set up correctly afterwards...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 09-13-2015
Replies: 56
Views: 4,740
Posted By Flat Twin
Send it to Sover!

Send it to Sover!
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-31-2015
Replies: 101
Views: 9,104
Posted By Flat Twin
https://farm1.staticflickr.com/586/21038605141_902...

https://farm1.staticflickr.com/586/21038605141_902cd785ff_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/y47mkp)
Somerset skies, August 2015 (https://flic.kr/p/y47mkp) by Flat Twin (https://www.flickr.com/photos/sdifaz/),...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 08-31-2015
Replies: 2,741
Views: 807,744
Posted By Flat Twin
^^^^ Wow, nice looking F! Regards Simon

^^^^ Wow, nice looking F!

Regards

Simon
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 08-22-2015
Replies: 43
Views: 6,210
Posted By Flat Twin
Hi there, Where in Somerset are you based? I'm...

Hi there,

Where in Somerset are you based? I'm in Frome! Nikon 85mm's are all excellent lenses with great reputations. The 85mm f2.0 AiS is no exception to this rule. The f1.4 is a spectacular lens...
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 08-11-2015
Replies: 2,585
Views: 645,666
Posted By Flat Twin
Fuji...

Fuji X100T
https://farm1.staticflickr.com/451/20487298202_d99d043ce8_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/xdoKZm)
Falmouth, Cornwall. August 2015 (https://flic.kr/p/xdoKZm) by Flat Twin...
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 08-11-2015
Replies: 2,585
Views: 645,666
Posted By Flat Twin
Fuji...

Fuji X100T
https://farm1.staticflickr.com/546/20469903756_a9bff46c7f_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/xbRBe7)
Falmouth, Cornwall. August 2015 (https://flic.kr/p/xbRBe7) by Flat Twin...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 07-25-2015
Replies: 40
Views: 4,244
Posted By Flat Twin
What a strange thread with a very pointless...

What a strange thread with a very pointless argument going on. I think this could be the reason that I don't look at RFF that much anymore...

Simon
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 07-09-2015
Replies: 2,585
Views: 645,666
Posted By Flat Twin
X100T https://farm1.staticflickr.com/512/195501124...

X100T
https://farm1.staticflickr.com/512/19550112491_1103b26608_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/vMzrk2)
River Thames, London. (https://flic.kr/p/vMzrk2) by Flat Twin (https://www.flickr.com/photos/sdifaz/),...
Forum: Scale Focus 35's 07-07-2015
Replies: 576
Views: 145,286
Posted By Flat Twin
Rollei 35s / Portra...

Rollei 35s / Portra 160
https://c1.staticflickr.com/1/483/19505431905_d6ba764f1f_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/vHCrm6)
Somewhere in Oxfordshire (https://flic.kr/p/vHCrm6) by Flat Twin...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-05-2015
Replies: 126
Views: 21,572
Posted By Flat Twin
I love the look that the 50mm f2.5 Summarit...

I love the look that the 50mm f2.5 Summarit gives...

Simon
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 06-30-2015
Replies: 2,585
Views: 645,666
Posted By Flat Twin
X100T... https://c1.staticflickr.com/1/509/1908914...

X100T...
https://c1.staticflickr.com/1/509/19089145509_80a6f1cf05_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/v5QRUr)
Columbia Road, London. June 2015 (https://flic.kr/p/v5QRUr) by Flat Twin...
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 06-30-2015
Replies: 2,585
Views: 645,666
Posted By Flat Twin
X100T... https://c1.staticflickr.com/1/511/1908920...

X100T...
https://c1.staticflickr.com/1/511/19089201229_ba5e01b2db_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/v5R9t8)
Columbia Road, London. June 2015 (https://flic.kr/p/v5R9t8) by Flat Twin...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 06-07-2015
Replies: 17
Views: 2,183
Posted By Flat Twin
Sover Wong has just serviced my '74 Nikon F. You...

Sover Wong has just serviced my '74 Nikon F. You would not believe how smooth and quiet it is now!

Sover is your man!

Regards

Simon
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-30-2015
Replies: 182
Views: 31,475
Posted By Flat Twin
STOP tempting me to buy an(other) F6...

STOP tempting me to buy an(other) F6 everybody...!

Simon
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-27-2015
Replies: 182
Views: 31,475
Posted By Flat Twin
Thats a lot of browsing, well done! ^^^ Simon

Thats a lot of browsing, well done! ^^^

Simon
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-26-2015
Replies: 10
Views: 1,457
Posted By Flat Twin
GarageBoy & Johan, try a "J" screen! It has a...

GarageBoy & Johan, try a "J" screen! It has a microprism centre and matte outer circle. I find it fantastic with my 28mm f2.0...

Johan, focusing a "B" screen is difficult if you ask me! A "J" or "K"...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-20-2015
Replies: 13
Views: 3,049
Posted By Flat Twin
Limited to 500 pieces each apparently and very...

Limited to 500 pieces each apparently and very pricey....
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-17-2015
Replies: 310
Views: 42,267
Posted By Flat Twin
I just found the original "That Nikkormat FTn"...

I just found the original "That Nikkormat FTn" thread started by Dave Lackey, it has lots of info and great visual contributions from Eric and...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-17-2015
Replies: 310
Views: 42,267
Posted By Flat Twin
This is one of my favourite threads on RFF! How...

This is one of my favourite threads on RFF! How nice to stumble upon it again. I remember commenting on Eric's pictures a few years ago and its great to see some more.

Timeless shots Eric, thanks...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 03-16-2015
Replies: 18
Views: 3,220
Posted By Flat Twin
Contact Malcolm Taylor here in the U.K. It might...

Contact Malcolm Taylor here in the U.K. It might not be the cheapest and it may take a while but he is your man.

He recently restored a pre series 50mm Summilux for me that was in a bad way and...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 03-16-2015
Replies: 75
Views: 17,772
Posted By Flat Twin
Has anybody mentioned the "other" 0 series thread...

Has anybody mentioned the "other" 0 series thread that started back in 2008? Lots of pictures and info here:-

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=54402&page=2

Regards,

Simon
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 02-27-2015
Replies: 21
Views: 2,068
Posted By Flat Twin
Gutted... :-(

Gutted... :-(
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 02-25-2015
Replies: 864
Views: 147,922
Posted By Flat Twin
I agree with Dirk^^^. I have a Japan version...

I agree with Dirk^^^. I have a Japan version (22xxxx serial number/0.45m minimum focus) 50/1.8 AiS pancake and it's great. All metal, nice rubber lined focus ring and positive aperture action. It's...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 02-23-2015
Replies: 2,741
Views: 807,744
Posted By Flat Twin
Thats a nice F2! ^^^ Mine has developed a...

Thats a nice F2! ^^^
Mine has developed a shutter capping problem at 1/2000. I spoke to Sover Wong today and he is going to give it a
good service. He did the DP-3 last year so I'm looking forwards...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 02-21-2015
Replies: 19
Views: 3,553
Posted By Flat Twin
As per my post further up, I agree with Nobbylon...

As per my post further up, I agree with Nobbylon !^^^

Simon
Forum: Nikon Historical Society 02-18-2015
Replies: 157
Views: 8,766
Posted By Flat Twin
https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8437/8002823485_8dd...

https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8437/8002823485_8ddb65326d_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/dcbyBg)Public Loo, Somerset, July 2012 (https://flic.kr/p/dcbyBg) by Flat Twin...
Forum: Nikon Historical Society 02-18-2015
Replies: 157
Views: 8,766
Posted By Flat Twin
https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5461/9428237700_85b...

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5461/9428237700_85b548b325_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/fn9bAq)All Saints, London. (https://flic.kr/p/fn9bAq) by Flat Twin (https://www.flickr.com/people/[email protected]/), on...
Forum: Nikon Historical Society 02-18-2015
Replies: 157
Views: 8,766
Posted By Flat Twin
https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7351/8898243927_1c4...

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7351/8898243927_1c4cff6cc0_o.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/eyiPUK)Weymouth, England. May 2013. (https://flic.kr/p/eyiPUK) by Flat Twin...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 02-18-2015
Replies: 84
Views: 15,665
Posted By Flat Twin
I managed to get some spare rubber shrouds for...

I managed to get some spare rubber shrouds for the release button from Nikon U.K. last year... That made me happy :)
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 02-18-2015
Replies: 19
Views: 3,553
Posted By Flat Twin
Hi there, This is my experience... Late last...

Hi there,

This is my experience...

Late last year I bought an Apollo with a very similar symptom as yours. I tried syringing naptha into the slow speed mechanism once I'd removed the bottom cover....
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