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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-19-2019
Replies: 22
Views: 803
Posted By zerobuttons
https://live.staticflickr.com/1807/43549154101_d12...

https://live.staticflickr.com/1807/43549154101_d12fa84a95_k.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/29mhNhv)M2402294.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/29mhNhv) by David List (https://www.flickr.com/photos/zerobuttons/), on...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-16-2019
Replies: 2,123
Views: 397,863
Posted By zerobuttons
Thank you for doing this, Christine.

Thank you for doing this, Christine.
Forum: Chris Crawford 05-11-2018
Replies: 2,653
Views: 385,620
Posted By zerobuttons
By calling it "forbidden", you claim that there...

By calling it "forbidden", you claim that there are laws prohibiting use of flags. Examples, please.

I live in Europe, and I do not recognise a word you are saying.
Forum: Scale Focus 35's 10-24-2017
Replies: 59
Views: 4,993
Posted By zerobuttons
Agree with Gabor - great pictures in this thread...

Agree with Gabor - great pictures in this thread (including his as well). You all convinced me now, and I have ordered a kit from a Japanese dealer. Of course, I will get to pay import taxes that...
Forum: Scale Focus 35's 10-22-2017
Replies: 59
Views: 4,993
Posted By zerobuttons
I see now that several Japanese dealers offer...

I see now that several Japanese dealers offer what seem to fine examples on that other great auction site. Maybe worth looking into. I donīt think Iīve been through the Nakano neighbourhood, and Iīve...
Forum: Scale Focus 35's 10-21-2017
Replies: 59
Views: 4,993
Posted By zerobuttons
Gabor, what do these go for in Japan, and can you...

Gabor, what do these go for in Japan, and can you recommend a particular shop in Tokyo, when looking for a Nikonos?
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-28-2017
Replies: 811
Views: 121,381
Posted By zerobuttons
Your average body-builder wouldn't be able to do...

Your average body-builder wouldn't be able to do these exercises. I would call him a calisthenics practitioner, since heīs doing bodyweight exercises.

I noticed his pants. They have a cut that make...
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 04-28-2017
Replies: 19
Views: 3,775
Posted By zerobuttons
A French/British couple used to make a backpack...

A French/British couple used to make a backpack from butyl rubber laminated between layers of canvas, like the Billingham bags. At one point this disappeared from their website, and they havenīt...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-05-2017
Replies: 1
Views: 620
Posted By zerobuttons
In Europe, Silverprint can...

In Europe, Silverprint can...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 03-02-2017
Replies: 104
Views: 11,463
Posted By zerobuttons
I have used a Harry Benz strap in rain and in...

I have used a Harry Benz strap in rain and in very humid conditions without any problems. And, as mr. Benz promises, the split rings he provides are very good.
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 09-13-2016
Replies: 7
Views: 1,437
Posted By zerobuttons
Like others here, I can confirm that the...

Like others here, I can confirm that the batteries hold a charge for weeks both in camera and left out of the camera. What are your "Auto off" settings? Whenever I wish to cycle my batteries, I set...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-20-2016
Replies: 308
Views: 38,439
Posted By zerobuttons
Sorry. I meant to write rings A+B there, of...

Sorry. I meant to write rings A+B there, of course.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-20-2016
Replies: 308
Views: 38,439
Posted By zerobuttons
I am using a Leica M-P240, i.e. a full-frame...

I am using a Leica M-P240, i.e. a full-frame camera.

Since my problem indicates the whole setup should be closer to the negative, when I adjust the spindle to the 1:1 mark, I have measured that...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-17-2016
Replies: 308
Views: 38,439
Posted By zerobuttons
I have experimented with the only 50mm taking...

I have experimented with the only 50mm taking lens I have, a Konica Hexanon 50/2. I set it to infinity focus, focus with the lens at f/2 and stop it down to f/11 to shoot. To be able to get to a...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-10-2016
Replies: 308
Views: 38,439
Posted By zerobuttons
Finally, I have acquired all I needed to get...

Finally, I have acquired all I needed to get started in using the BEOON. It seems I have that same problem with distance and focusing, others have mentioned earlier in this thread.

I am scanning...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-02-2016
Replies: 29
Views: 1,653
Posted By zerobuttons
I can certainly relate to that.

I can certainly relate to that.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-25-2016
Replies: 7,561
Views: 3,885,775
Posted By zerobuttons
I seem to recall another member also covering up...

I seem to recall another member also covering up the battery chamber on his MP. Did you close the battery chamber with something before recovering?
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-24-2016
Replies: 29
Views: 1,653
Posted By zerobuttons
Iīm nowhere near the OPīs count, but I have shot...

Iīm nowhere near the OPīs count, but I have shot a fair amount of B/W and colour negative.

I would certainly like to hear Tom Abrahamssonīs answer to this question.....
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 06-21-2016
Replies: 147
Views: 36,388
Posted By zerobuttons
I can agree with that.

I can agree with that.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-18-2016
Replies: 2,123
Views: 397,863
Posted By zerobuttons
You could also pick up some of these. I think...

You could also pick up some of these. I think they are pretty.

https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4102/4916221256_9e44329bb3_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/8uqVis)L1010264 (https://flic.kr/p/8uqVis) by David...
Forum: Nikon RF 06-15-2016
Replies: 436
Views: 85,179
Posted By zerobuttons
Yes, thatīs it. Again, fine shots. Iīm almost...

Yes, thatīs it. Again, fine shots. Iīm almost certain we were told that the oldest buildings had other uses before the area became a mosque, but I could remember wrong. We were there on another...
Forum: Nikon RF 06-15-2016
Replies: 436
Views: 85,179
Posted By zerobuttons
Fine shots, Jon. Did you visit the old Chinese...

Fine shots, Jon.

Did you visit the old Chinese temple, that is now used as a mosque? I was in the area in 2008. That temple was a very beautiful place.
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-15-2016
Replies: 5,735
Views: 519,233
Posted By zerobuttons
Leica MP, Summicron 35 ASPH, Kodak Portra...

Leica MP, Summicron 35 ASPH, Kodak Portra 160

https://c7.staticflickr.com/6/5788/22249935518_720b894645_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/zU9JDU)Japan_2015_film_07_af_10_negativ_00019...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-14-2016
Replies: 7,561
Views: 3,885,775
Posted By zerobuttons
This thread needs to wake...

This thread needs to wake up.

https://c1.staticflickr.com/3/2469/4055889392_5b5edbdbbb_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/7bpuBs)L1010092 (https://flic.kr/p/7bpuBs) by David List...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-11-2016
Replies: 28
Views: 2,184
Posted By zerobuttons
I use contact lenses with those settings you...

I use contact lenses with those settings you mention. You should be aware that if your dominant eye for distance is different from your viewfinder eye, this will not work well for you.

My dominant...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-11-2016
Replies: 55
Views: 5,457
Posted By zerobuttons
I see that I agree with most who answered this...

I see that I agree with most who answered this question: by subjective qualities and by difficulty in re-obtaining. Right now, there is no reason for me to weed - my entire collection consists of the...
Forum: Travel 06-11-2016
Replies: 341
Views: 24,960
Posted By zerobuttons
I didnīt know that about blogspot - I havenīt...

I didnīt know that about blogspot - I havenīt looked up blogspot links before, that werenīt obviously Danish.....

Yes, there must have been some mingling going on back in those days. Maybe even...
Forum: Travel 06-10-2016
Replies: 341
Views: 24,960
Posted By zerobuttons
Your pictures are very inspiring, sir. You link...

Your pictures are very inspiring, sir.
You link to blogspot.dk. Do you have Danish roots?
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-09-2016
Replies: 308
Views: 38,439
Posted By zerobuttons
It certainly is. I bought a Beseler Negatrans...

It certainly is. I bought a Beseler Negatrans just now, since it seems to solve all the problems concerning risk of scratching negatives. The eBay seller shipped right away. The shop I ordered an...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-08-2016
Replies: 308
Views: 38,439
Posted By zerobuttons
Could I persuade you to post a photo of your...

Could I persuade you to post a photo of your setup with the Beseler Negatrans?

EDIT: Sorry, I was too eager there and didnīt read all new postings before sending my question. Never mind......
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-07-2016
Replies: 308
Views: 38,439
Posted By zerobuttons
Nowhereman, Iīll look for your previous posting....

Nowhereman, Iīll look for your previous posting. I found your article at your blog site.

Denis, I use Lightroom and Photoshop CC.

splitimageview, Iīll try out your recipe when I receive my enlarger...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-06-2016
Replies: 308
Views: 38,439
Posted By zerobuttons
Could I bother you guys to point out any good...

Could I bother you guys to point out any good references you know of, dealing with how best to invert (both b/w and colour), and how to deal with white balance when "scanning" with the BEOON? Of...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 06-05-2016
Replies: 149
Views: 12,033
Posted By zerobuttons
Dave, I probably havenīt got an adequate answer...

Dave,

I probably havenīt got an adequate answer to the last question in your first posting. I believe that both choices - digital and film - sooner and later would make the choice of gear less than...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-14-2016
Replies: 308
Views: 38,439
Posted By zerobuttons
Thank you, Richard.

Thank you, Richard.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-14-2016
Replies: 308
Views: 38,439
Posted By zerobuttons
Would anyone here happen to have a facsimile of...

Would anyone here happen to have a facsimile of the BEOON manual?
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-06-2016
Replies: 308
Views: 38,439
Posted By zerobuttons
Where to find a good Focotar 2 ?

This thread was extremely enlightening to me. I now have a complete BEOON kit on its way from UK to me.

I will need to acquire a lens as well. My purpose is digitalizing negatives. They are mostly...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 01-12-2016
Replies: 3
Views: 1,137
Posted By zerobuttons
Thank you, Robert and Abram. Good to know. Iīll...

Thank you, Robert and Abram. Good to know. Iīll start out with a Sandisk Extreme Pro 95MB/s 64GB card, which I found now at an internet dealer, and probably look into the Lexar Professional...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 01-10-2016
Replies: 3
Views: 1,137
Posted By zerobuttons
Which SD card for M-P 240 ?

Iīm about to acquire an M-P 240, and have seen the threads recommending mainly the Sandisk Extreme Pro 95MB/s 64GB card. It seems, however, that Sandisk has sent out newer Extreme Pro SD cards. The...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-23-2015
Replies: 2
Views: 1,186
Posted By zerobuttons
The white circle can seem slightly dirty even on...

The white circle can seem slightly dirty even on a brand new MP. This is a quote from the Leica MP manual:
"The metering spot (12mm diameter, corresponding to approx. 13% of negative format) is...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-15-2015
Replies: 48
Views: 2,943
Posted By zerobuttons
Find a soft plane surface, and press the filter...

Find a soft plane surface, and press the filter against that, while unscrewing the lens from the filter.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-06-2015
Replies: 39
Views: 6,131
Posted By zerobuttons
Fotohuis, I came upon this post when I looked for...

Fotohuis, I came upon this post when I looked for references in these fora to the Heiland TAS. How long have you been using this, and can you tell us about your experiences regarding...
Forum: Travel 08-26-2015
Replies: 5
Views: 3,959
Posted By zerobuttons
Thank you all for your answers. Of course I...

Thank you all for your answers. Of course I should have just Googled for Osaka and Yodobashi.
I am aware of the price issue, but would like to avoid two security-checks on my way out for as many of...
Forum: Travel 08-25-2015
Replies: 5
Views: 3,959
Posted By zerobuttons
Where to buy film in Osaka, Japan?

On my trip soon to Japan, I will be landing in Osaka first. I plan on only bringing a couple of film cassettes from home, and buying what I need for the rest of the trip in Osaka.
Do you know a place...
Forum: Travel 06-19-2015
Replies: 21
Views: 2,448
Posted By zerobuttons
Film can be bought at Photografica, Skindergade...

Film can be bought at Photografica, Skindergade 41, 1159 København K. Donīt bother looking into their second-hand equipment department - they are way overpriced.

I would recommend looking into a...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-12-2015
Replies: 24
Views: 6,434
Posted By zerobuttons
Good to see you back, Michael. I wish you well...

Good to see you back, Michael. I wish you well with your new living-place and job.

Regarding mrksgrnīs question: Iīm not Michael, but Iīve been to Cambodia. I didnīt have any bad experiences at all....
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 05-29-2014
Replies: 7
Views: 1,505
Posted By zerobuttons
Not much personally, but as far as I know...

Not much personally, but as far as I know Jonathan Eastland has done much of his maritime photography with Leica M gear. Perhaps you should try reaching him and ask.
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 05-24-2014
Replies: 5
Views: 1,798
Posted By zerobuttons
Thank you, gentlemen, for your answers. Good to...

Thank you, gentlemen, for your answers. Good to know that will I have a wide variety to choose from when going for a camera to use with these cassettes. I picked up quite a lot of them, at first...
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 05-24-2014
Replies: 5
Views: 1,798
Posted By zerobuttons
Shirley Wellard cassettes - which camera?

Roger, Iīve seen you write about the Shirley Wellard cassettes on your own website and elsewhere, and it seems you have experience with them. Do any of the classic Nikon or Canon cameras work with...
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 04-26-2014
Replies: 35
Views: 4,150
Posted By zerobuttons
So far, I have had only one reason to bring the...

So far, I have had only one reason to bring the "lesser" camera as mfogiel calls it: going into areas where snatching of bags or hold-ups are known to happen. That happens very rarely, but there are...
Forum: Tom Abrahamsson of RapidWinder.com 04-18-2014
Replies: 23
Views: 6,838
Posted By zerobuttons
Thank you, Stephen, for making gus aware of this...

Thank you, Stephen, for making gus aware of this interview. Tom - great to hear you talk. Hearing a person talk will always give a more precise impression of the personality, and I must say that in...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-22-2013
Replies: 12
Views: 1,544
Posted By zerobuttons
I have been using an ultrasound bath with a...

I have been using an ultrasound bath with a slightly acidic mixture. It works for me. The felt will fall off and be useless after the treatment, but as far as I can tell, it has no light-protection...
Forum: Travel 09-04-2013
Replies: 23
Views: 3,410
Posted By zerobuttons
If you havenīt looked into it already,...

If you havenīt looked into it already, www.shoottokyo.com (http://www.shoottokyo.com) will probably provide some inspiration.
Forum: Olympus RF 07-09-2013
Replies: 4
Views: 1,251
Posted By zerobuttons
I havenīt had problems with TX400 in neither...

I havenīt had problems with TX400 in neither factory- or bulk-loaded cassettes, regarding winding the film in camera, but I have noticed this:
1) TX400 curls a lot, but it seems to me that...
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 06-20-2013
Replies: 314
Views: 52,501
Posted By zerobuttons
My very first own camera, a Minolta something...

My very first own camera, a Minolta something SLR, that my mother bought used for my birthday. Sold it many years ago, because I needed the money, and donīt replace it because it wouldnīt make sense.
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 06-20-2013
Replies: 40
Views: 4,727
Posted By zerobuttons
Jonathan Eastland mentions in a book - the "Leica...

Jonathan Eastland mentions in a book - the "Leica M Compendium", I think - that he at least for a while used a simple micro-tape recorder, one of those that are usually used for dictating for...
Forum: Tom Abrahamsson of RapidWinder.com 06-01-2013
Replies: 100
Views: 9,498
Posted By zerobuttons
As others have already stated, itīs good to see...

As others have already stated, itīs good to see that your sense of humour is not gone. I saw this thread yesterday morning, and thought by then that you were already out of hospital. Even if it seems...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-16-2013
Replies: 14
Views: 1,779
Posted By zerobuttons
I couldnīt help giggling, seeing their "Keppler"...

I couldnīt help giggling, seeing their "Keppler" product.........
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-07-2013
Replies: 29
Views: 3,137
Posted By zerobuttons
Thereīs a Leica M hanging behind the pilotīs...

Thereīs a Leica M hanging behind the pilotīs seat, when mr. Stallone pretends to fly a plane in the mentioned movie. Probably that camera. Lots of film props are put up for sale, with the seller...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-26-2013
Replies: 97
Views: 5,927
Posted By zerobuttons
1) Black paint MP 0.72 with black paint 35...

1) Black paint MP 0.72 with black paint 35 Summicron and black paint 90 Summicron.
2) Completely automated C41 home development.
3) Nikon 9000 ED Coolscan film scanner.

I own 1) and 3).
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-22-2013
Replies: 7,561
Views: 3,885,775
Posted By zerobuttons
Great. Thank you, Iīll look into that.

Great. Thank you, Iīll look into that.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-22-2013
Replies: 7,561
Views: 3,885,775
Posted By zerobuttons
Can I ask where you bought this from?

Can I ask where you bought this from?
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 03-21-2013
Replies: 2
Views: 1,335
Posted By zerobuttons
Thank you for answering. Thatīs just a tad too...

Thank you for answering. Thatīs just a tad too short, since I was looking for a strap to wear across.
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 03-15-2013
Replies: 11
Views: 4,259
Posted By zerobuttons
I have two thoughts when I see that bag: 1)...

I have two thoughts when I see that bag:
1) Scraping your equipment against zipper teeth each time you put it in the bag or take it out, can never be good.
2) The bag doesnīt seem to be made with the...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 03-14-2013
Replies: 2
Views: 1,335
Posted By zerobuttons
Leica Wide Camera Carrying Strap 14455 - length?

Does anyone here know the longest length of the Leica Wide Camera Carrying Strap 14455, split-ring to split-ring?

Lots of advertising for this strap around, but no information whatsoever about the...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-22-2013
Replies: 73
Views: 7,243
Posted By zerobuttons
You implicitly ask about film M cameras, by...

You implicitly ask about film M cameras, by asking why we donīt use all the "many really good modern digital cameras out there".

We use film Ms for all kind of reasons I gather. You mention some...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-20-2013
Replies: 19
Views: 2,804
Posted By zerobuttons
I find it highly likely that this will vary not...

I find it highly likely that this will vary not only with the climate, as some have already suggested, but also with the user.
It is a well-known phenomenon among brass-instrument musicians that some...
Forum: Off Topic 02-05-2013
Replies: 2
Views: 531
Posted By zerobuttons
Genuine OEM rare.....

This is really entertaining:
An eBay dealer has tried for several months now, selling an empty 35mm film canister with cardboard box for a ridiculous amount of...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 01-30-2013
Replies: 87
Views: 6,923
Posted By zerobuttons
^ Are you trying to tell us that this product can...

^
Are you trying to tell us that this product can remove clouds from the sky? :D
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-26-2013
Replies: 10
Views: 2,820
Posted By zerobuttons
Sure. Havenīt got a decent Visoflex lens yet, but...

Sure. Havenīt got a decent Visoflex lens yet, but I do get results with the lenses I have.

http://farm5.staticflickr.com/4053/4568225948_dc1bda1343.jpg...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-28-2012
Replies: 84
Views: 5,474
Posted By zerobuttons
I believe I would love using a Rolleiflex TLR - I...

I believe I would love using a Rolleiflex TLR - I would probably go for a 2.8 F.

I know I would love using a Leica M type 240 if it holds up to everything it promises.
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 12-23-2012
Replies: 14
Views: 1,798
Posted By zerobuttons
Have a look at these: www.lehook.co.uk...

Have a look at these:
www.lehook.co.uk (http://www.lehook.co.uk)

You will probably have to leave rings in the camera eyelets to make it work.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-25-2012
Replies: 92
Views: 6,407
Posted By zerobuttons
This thread really caught me. Perhaps because...

This thread really caught me. Perhaps because Carstenīs project is so like my own way of seeing things.
I like KM-25īs effort in procuring a camera for Carsten. How did that fare?

Carsten, please...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-17-2012
Replies: 37
Views: 5,027
Posted By zerobuttons
I would never order a black chrome MP. It...

I would never order a black chrome MP. It wouldnīt go with my black paint lenses :rolleyes:

Seriously, I have seen several black chrome MPs in threads here. Have you looked through the "Letīs see...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-03-2012
Replies: 7,561
Views: 3,885,775
Posted By zerobuttons
Just curious: how can the center of the rewind...

Just curious: how can the center of the rewind knob sit higher than the outer knurled ring? Have you got a special cassette in the camera?
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 10-06-2012
Replies: 0
Views: 798
Posted By zerobuttons
Asahi Pentax cassettes usable in other cameras?

I discovered the other day that Asahi Pentax once manufactured some reloadable film cassettes, that look very much like standard 35mm film cassettes today.

Has anyone here experience with these? Can...
Forum: Tom Abrahamsson of RapidWinder.com 10-02-2012
Replies: 15
Views: 10,410
Posted By zerobuttons
I watched that auction, and knew right from the...

I watched that auction, and knew right from the start in which ballpark the amount would land.
Iīm just a sucker for well-constructed tools and gadgets, and this one is certainly that. On the other...
Forum: Tom Abrahamsson of RapidWinder.com 10-01-2012
Replies: 15
Views: 10,410
Posted By zerobuttons
Just to conclude: Ms. Geier from Leica Shop in...

Just to conclude:
Ms. Geier from Leica Shop in Wien (Vienna), answered this question for me today. Her reply was that the FOOVA tank was discontinued in 1952 and the IXMOO spool was introduced in...
Forum: Tom Abrahamsson of RapidWinder.com 09-29-2012
Replies: 15
Views: 10,410
Posted By zerobuttons
Ahhh, okay. That is also a nice tool, but I...

Ahhh, okay. That is also a nice tool, but I gather it cannot be used for daylight loading, which is what Iīm aiming for?
Forum: Tom Abrahamsson of RapidWinder.com 09-29-2012
Replies: 15
Views: 10,410
Posted By zerobuttons
As far as I can tell, the FAVOO is a yellow 34mm...

As far as I can tell, the FAVOO is a yellow 34mm screw filter.
Iīm not sure whether or not you are telling me that the FOOVA will work with IXMOOs. Could you please clarify, Michael?
Forum: Tom Abrahamsson of RapidWinder.com 09-28-2012
Replies: 15
Views: 10,410
Posted By zerobuttons
Thank you for the link, Chris. I found that...

Thank you for the link, Chris. I found that advertising video as well, in several different places. There seems to be some confusion about the spool length issue. The specimens I have seen pictured...
Forum: Tom Abrahamsson of RapidWinder.com 09-28-2012
Replies: 15
Views: 10,410
Posted By zerobuttons
Thank you for your information, Tom. I believe...

Thank you for your information, Tom. I believe you are right about the material problem. It does seem, however, that a few in very good condition are still in circulation, judging from pictures from...
Forum: Tom Abrahamsson of RapidWinder.com 09-28-2012
Replies: 15
Views: 10,410
Posted By zerobuttons
Did the FOOVA winder work with IXMOO cassettes?

Hi Tom,

I gather you are the one most likely to be able to tell whether or not the FOOVA winder would work with IXMOO cassettes. I see that some FOOVA still exist. I will probably hunt for one, if...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 09-23-2012
Replies: 100
Views: 17,260
Posted By zerobuttons
Taking a picture can in itself be divided into...

Taking a picture can in itself be divided into several skills that are necessary to get a meaningful result. I believe that is the reason why this thread has developed into a discussion in which...
Forum: Photo Software 09-09-2012
Replies: 3
Views: 895
Posted By zerobuttons
This gives me the same result as...

This gives me the same result as File->Automate->Fit Image, which is 3000x2000 horizontal files and 1333x2000 vertical files, when I choose "Width: 3000px" and "Height: 2000px". In the function I...
Forum: Photo Software 09-09-2012
Replies: 3
Views: 895
Posted By zerobuttons
PS scaling batch of horizontal and vertical pictures

Iīm trying to figure out how to scale a batch of pictures that are in both horizontal and vertical format. It seems to be a mystery how to do that with Photoshop CS5.1. In an earlier version I have...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-07-2012
Replies: 8
Views: 1,309
Posted By zerobuttons
A couple of the IXMOOs I have acquired and...

A couple of the IXMOOs I have acquired and cleaned, had problems with the little stud in the inner cassette part. It is a very small brass rivet, that is pressed into a hole in the inner cassette...
Forum: CSC : Digital Compact System Cameras - 08-04-2012
Replies: 53
Views: 8,979
Posted By zerobuttons
Hmmmm...... http://cultureandcommunication.org/dea...

Hmmmm......
http://cultureandcommunication.org/deadmedia/index.php/Silicon_Film

Rather disappointing.
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 08-04-2012
Replies: 66
Views: 11,036
Posted By zerobuttons
Iīm curious here: What do you expect to be the...

Iīm curious here:

What do you expect to be the result? M10 or M9M better, regarding noise in B/W ?
Are there other IQ factors that should be compared?
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 08-02-2012
Replies: 25
Views: 8,180
Posted By zerobuttons
Congratulations with your results, John. I have...

Congratulations with your results, John.

I have been looking into the Jobo machines lately, considering to begin processing C-41 at home. So far, the prices have been too high, considering the...
Forum: CSC : Digital Compact System Cameras - 08-02-2012
Replies: 53
Views: 8,979
Posted By zerobuttons
It could very well have been all marketing at the...

It could very well have been all marketing at the time, trying to sense the interest. There are several factors at play here:
# Will the cost of the unit approximate the cost of a full digital camera...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 06-05-2012
Replies: 4
Views: 1,198
Posted By zerobuttons
Thank you, Oliver. Actually I did - not the...

Thank you, Oliver. Actually I did - not the adjustable version, but I specified the length I wanted. And yes, the quality is fine, but I find that it is too narrow and stiff. I believe that I need...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 06-04-2012
Replies: 4
Views: 1,198
Posted By zerobuttons
Adjustable leather strap?

Any suggestions for a good adjustable leather strap, that extends to at least 120cm ?

I know about Luigi. Not an option.
Forum: RFF Polls 04-30-2012
Replies: 12
Views: 1,173
Posted By zerobuttons
Copenhagen area, Denmark. Only one provider can...

Copenhagen area, Denmark.
Only one provider can offer services here at a serious level, regarding development and enlargement. He seems to be determined to continue this service, however, come what...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 04-24-2012
Replies: 65
Views: 10,070
Posted By zerobuttons
Photografica in Copenhagen has at least some of...

Photografica in Copenhagen has at least some of the Voigtländer program:
http://www.photografica.com/advanced_search_result.php?keywords=voigtl%E4nder
Forum: RFF Polls 04-22-2012
Replies: 110
Views: 10,646
Posted By zerobuttons
Full-time employment as professional autistic.

Full-time employment as professional autistic.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-21-2012
Replies: 2,123
Views: 397,863
Posted By zerobuttons
I think I hate you.....:D

I think I hate you.....:D
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-17-2012
Replies: 7
Views: 1,121
Posted By zerobuttons
I save everything - but Iīm not very...

I save everything - but Iīm not very productive....

I use these Hama binders:
http://www.hama.de/portal/picType*abb/action*2599/articleId*1305#picture
with Kenro glassine matte negative sleeves.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-15-2012
Replies: 23
Views: 1,643
Posted By zerobuttons
In my book a CLA involves taking the camera apart...

In my book a CLA involves taking the camera apart and change parts that have been worn down - in agreement with the owner, of course. Hence, the statement about not being able to correct the frame...
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 04-14-2012
Replies: 41
Views: 7,566
Posted By zerobuttons
The build quality is good. There is one...

The build quality is good. There is one well-known problem with these, however: rangefinder adjustment going astray.

I got mine, also with the 50/2 lens and flash, for about the same price as the...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-13-2012
Replies: 23
Views: 1,643
Posted By zerobuttons
If this is an actual scan of the length of film,...

If this is an actual scan of the length of film, I wonder why there is uneven spacing between the frames - donīt know whether that could be an indication of the cause for your problem....
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-09-2012
Replies: 43
Views: 4,356
Posted By zerobuttons
Chris posted excellent pictures here, clearly...

Chris posted excellent pictures here, clearly showing the difference between IXMOO and FILCA viewed from the side. It seems to me there is also a consistent difference when viewed from the...
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 04-08-2012
Replies: 185
Views: 29,535
Posted By zerobuttons
I couldnīt see myself doing this. I bond too much...

I couldnīt see myself doing this. I bond too much with my equipment to sell it in the first place. On the other hand I consider very carefully, before I acquire anything (mostly because I tend to buy...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-06-2012
Replies: 4
Views: 1,302
Posted By zerobuttons
The 12504 is the same as mine, except for the...

The 12504 is the same as mine, except for the finish (black paint / black chrome). Thank you for the idea - I hadnīt thought about trying those caps that clip on "from the inside", probably because I...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-05-2012
Replies: 4
Views: 1,302
Posted By zerobuttons
Corrected the spelling error in the product...

Corrected the spelling error in the product number given in my above post. You point me to the hood, which I have. The cap shown in the ad you link to, I havenīt got. I am uncertain about its...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-31-2012
Replies: 4
Views: 1,302
Posted By zerobuttons
Cap for 12452 shade

Does anyone here know of a cap that will fit the Leica 12452 lens shade? This is the metal black paint shade that fits 1.4/35 and 2/35 M lenses - it came with my black paint Summicron 35 ASPH.

I am...
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-26-2012
Replies: 91
Views: 6,270
Posted By zerobuttons
You obviously didnīt bother to investigate what...

You obviously didnīt bother to investigate what the possibilities are, regarding shipment tracking. Please edit your posting and remove this misleading information.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-25-2012
Replies: 14
Views: 2,877
Posted By zerobuttons
In a cupboard with glass doors. This creates a...

In a cupboard with glass doors. This creates a dustfree environment in which light is available. Darkness is another growth factor for fungii.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-24-2012
Replies: 43
Views: 4,356
Posted By zerobuttons
Yesterday I recieved a couple of IXMOOs with some...

Yesterday I recieved a couple of IXMOOs with some corossion on the bottom. Like Tom says, probably caused by moisture in the spongy stuff that was originally in the canister.

I have tried my own...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 03-20-2012
Replies: 155
Views: 47,712
Posted By zerobuttons
No, no. Thatīs not a Gladstone bag...... THIS is...

No, no. Thatīs not a Gladstone bag......

THIS is a Gladstone bag:
http://www.swaineadeney.co.uk/products/glad_h/index.html
:cool:
Forum: Off Topic 03-16-2012
Replies: 11
Views: 483
Posted By zerobuttons
Handwriting is more demanding on fine motor...

Handwriting is more demanding on fine motor skills than most people believe - your postings in this thread confirm that.

For those interested in developing a form of handwriting that is legible also...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-16-2012
Replies: 43
Views: 4,356
Posted By zerobuttons
Thank you again, Chris, for posting these very...

Thank you again, Chris, for posting these very telling pictures. I notice that the FILCA you show, has no toothing on the top end of the hollow shaft, like the IXMOO has. Do you know whether this is...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-15-2012
Replies: 43
Views: 4,356
Posted By zerobuttons
Thank you very much, Tom. This is really valuable...

Thank you very much, Tom. This is really valuable information.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-15-2012
Replies: 43
Views: 4,356
Posted By zerobuttons
Iīm not Tom, but have you tried using the stuff...

Iīm not Tom, but have you tried using the stuff you can buy for jewelry? A solution you can put metal items into, to remove surface corrosion. My girlfriend has some. If you want the name, I can look...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-15-2012
Replies: 43
Views: 4,356
Posted By zerobuttons
Someone here mentioned using the same that you...

Someone here mentioned using the same that you would use for cold-bluing steel (guns, for instance). Have a look here:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bluing_%28steel%29
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-15-2012
Replies: 43
Views: 4,356
Posted By zerobuttons
One more question regarding the identification of...

One more question regarding the identification of IXMOOs:

I have seen described here, that the IXMOO always has an aluminium-coloured top knob, and that the FILCA always has a black top knob.
So...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-03-2012
Replies: 43
Views: 4,356
Posted By zerobuttons
Thank you very much, Chris. That looks a LOT like...

Thank you very much, Chris. That looks a LOT like the eBay thingy, Joe linked to. Iīll procure one of those and experiment later, when I have a camera to experiment with - the cassettes wonīt fit...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-03-2012
Replies: 43
Views: 4,356
Posted By zerobuttons
Thank you, Joe. Can anyone else confirm this?

Thank you, Joe. Can anyone else confirm this?
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-03-2012
Replies: 7,561
Views: 3,885,775
Posted By zerobuttons
I seem to remember pictures shown in a thread...

I seem to remember pictures shown in a thread here, showing an a-la-carte MP with black hot-shoe, that Leica agreed to deliver after a bit of negotiating.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-03-2012
Replies: 43
Views: 4,356
Posted By zerobuttons
Oh, just one more thing: Could I persuade any of...

Oh, just one more thing:
Could I persuade any of you with an IXMOO compatible baseplate, to show a picture of the detail making it IXMOO compatible? I would like to know exactly what to look for when...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-02-2012
Replies: 24
Views: 3,473
Posted By zerobuttons
As I understand it, the camera has a sort of...

As I understand it, the camera has a sort of friction brake on the crank that should prevent this. It does on my MP. According to postings in other threads, you should be able to have this problem...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-28-2012
Replies: 43
Views: 4,356
Posted By zerobuttons
Thank you for helping me in getting these facts...

Thank you for helping me in getting these facts right.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-24-2012
Replies: 43
Views: 4,356
Posted By zerobuttons
Iīm budging in here, since I am as noobyish as...

Iīm budging in here, since I am as noobyish as the OP regarding IXMOOs.
Have I got this right: the M6 (no TTL) can use the IXMOO, and mr. Abrahamssons Rapidwinder can be ordered to be usable with...
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 02-18-2012
Replies: 21
Views: 3,833
Posted By zerobuttons
Most people would probably see most of the things...

Most people would probably see most of the things discussed in these fora with the same wonder you express here...... ;)
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 02-18-2012
Replies: 21
Views: 3,833
Posted By zerobuttons
Thank you for posting this, Austerby. I have...

Thank you for posting this, Austerby. I have considered acquiring the Harman Titan.

By the way: can anyone here tell whether something like this would fit the Harman...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-04-2012
Replies: 34
Views: 8,282
Posted By zerobuttons
Regarding the source of the Kentmere: Here is...

Regarding the source of the Kentmere:

Here is what Firstcall Photographic writes in the product description:
"Two new Kentmere films break new ground and offer incredible value.
One of the most...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-04-2012
Replies: 34
Views: 8,282
Posted By zerobuttons
Thank you so much for posting this. This looks...

Thank you so much for posting this. This looks promising to me, since I have considered trying the Kentmere film because of prices.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-29-2012
Replies: 7,561
Views: 3,885,775
Posted By zerobuttons
Hmmm, I would be asking Penzes that same...

Hmmm, I would be asking Penzes that same question. Iīm thinking he must be acquiring his equipment just to show us pictures of it. ;)

.....of course Iīm not the least envious of his kits or ability...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-17-2012
Replies: 22
Views: 4,511
Posted By zerobuttons
A question to those of you who use the...

A question to those of you who use the brown-glass bottles:
Do you just let the glass marbles fall into the liquid, or do you use any other way of putting the marbles into the bottle?

I have been...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-14-2012
Replies: 6
Views: 1,039
Posted By zerobuttons
Great to hear about actual experience, and to...

Great to hear about actual experience, and to hear that it works with no problems.

I do expect it to be heavy, and as some replies hint, the lens barrel could be marked by this treatment. As I...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-13-2012
Replies: 6
Views: 1,039
Posted By zerobuttons
Leica Lens Holder M - weight limits?

Does anyone here know whether the Leica Lens Holder M would be sensible to use with the heavy APO Summicron 90/2 ASPH?

It seems to me that the cameraīs base plate will carry all the load, and...
Forum: RFF Polls 01-01-2012
Replies: 82
Views: 18,064
Posted By zerobuttons
Since I have exactly the same thoughts as...

Since I have exactly the same thoughts as Seakayaker1, I have acquired a Sekonic L-398A Studio Deluxe III. I agree with Chris that itīs price tag may not be justified. On the other hand, people have...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-24-2011
Replies: 4
Views: 1,337
Posted By zerobuttons
Thank you for all your answers. I certainly have...

Thank you for all your answers. I certainly have something to go from now.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-18-2011
Replies: 4
Views: 1,337
Posted By zerobuttons
Metz 58 with Leica MP?

Iīm looking into acquiring a compact flash with reasonable specifications, that I will also be able to use with my Leica MP. The Metz 58 seems an obvious choice, but the Leica SCA adapters I see...
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 09-10-2011
Replies: 95
Views: 13,774
Posted By zerobuttons
I do - but I do that with most of the things I...

I do - but I do that with most of the things I acquire. As far as cameras go, I intend to keep my Konica Hexar RF and Leica MP forever. I sometimes need to use digital - these cameras come and go.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-07-2011
Replies: 24
Views: 3,713
Posted By zerobuttons
According to this, there has been changes made in...

According to this, there has been changes made in the MP shutter:
http://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/showpost.php?p=396079&postcount=12...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-18-2011
Replies: 67
Views: 18,278
Posted By zerobuttons
If youīre new to rangefinders, I would recommend...

If youīre new to rangefinders, I would recommend doing what I did (without planning it so): get a fairly cheap rangefinder camera and use that for a while and see if rangefinder photography is really...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-18-2011
Replies: 67
Views: 18,278
Posted By zerobuttons
Have you asked Will van Manen and Cathy Kuiper...

Have you asked Will van Manen and Cathy Kuiper whether they can solve your problem?
http://www.kamera-service.info/
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 07-13-2011
Replies: 25
Views: 3,987
Posted By zerobuttons
.....but this one looks...

.....but this one looks cuter:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Uc00ULY7cYU&NR=1
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-01-2011
Replies: 167
Views: 137,736
Posted By zerobuttons
Will van Manen in Holland has Cathy Kuiper. I...

Will van Manen in Holland has Cathy Kuiper. I believe she is quite a bit younger than him, and that she will be taking over when he doesnīt feel like going to work every day anymore.
Forum: RFF Polls 06-24-2011
Replies: 119
Views: 8,998
Posted By zerobuttons
I answered "Love them", even though that may be...

I answered "Love them", even though that may be an exaggeration - but I certainly donīt hate them....

On several occasions I have recognized members from here at fora that deal with watches,...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-18-2011
Replies: 53
Views: 4,996
Posted By zerobuttons
I do recognize that "when to press that shutter"...

I do recognize that "when to press that shutter" is most often a concept more complex than that, but it seems to me that burst exposure is the only way both pure amateurs and a great deal of...
Forum: RFF Polls 06-15-2011
Replies: 78
Views: 8,728
Posted By zerobuttons
+1 (well, not 25 years.....yet). Maybe I have...

+1 (well, not 25 years.....yet).

Maybe I have that look that makes people think that my answer would be: "If I told you that, I would have to kill you". :cool:
Maybe I just look like I donīt know...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 06-13-2011
Replies: 170
Views: 14,652
Posted By zerobuttons
I believe you hit the nerve here. Probably many...

I believe you hit the nerve here.
Probably many of the discussions in M9, X100 et al. fora occur because none of these cameras quite live up to the wishes of many users. Any given userīs dream-camera...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 06-13-2011
Replies: 170
Views: 14,652
Posted By zerobuttons
Thank you, Adam. It was certainly informative,...

Thank you, Adam. It was certainly informative, and explaining to us who donīt have that knowledge, why my suggestion is not implemented by Leica (which I hope they would have, had it been...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 06-13-2011
Replies: 170
Views: 14,652
Posted By zerobuttons
No, but please justify why that would be the...

No, but please justify why that would be the necessary consequence.

EDIT: Someone else did.
Forum: RFF Polls 06-13-2011
Replies: 72
Views: 5,577
Posted By zerobuttons
I didnīt vote. Keith, this question seems to me...

I didnīt vote. Keith, this question seems to me not to be the most pressing in view of what is really going on.

The highest film prices I see mentioned in these fora are not unlike the prices we...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 06-12-2011
Replies: 170
Views: 14,652
Posted By zerobuttons
These would make me consider it: As I hint above:...

These would make me consider it:
As I hint above: the chance to always have a state-of-the-art sensor/processor in the camera. Upgradeable sensor/processor module, that is.
Some sort of focus assist,...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 06-12-2011
Replies: 170
Views: 14,652
Posted By zerobuttons
Regarding the quality of the M9 sensor, Iīm...

Regarding the quality of the M9 sensor, Iīm thinking this:
How difficult would it have been to make it possible to exchange the sensor/processor module with an upgraded one, when the possibility for...
Forum: Travel 04-11-2011
Replies: 44
Views: 4,580
Posted By zerobuttons
I was in China in May last year, for three weeks....

I was in China in May last year, for three weeks. I would not recommend bringing any film equipment. The chinese are excessive about setting up X-Ray scanners in places you wouldnīt dream of seeing...
Forum: RFF Polls 03-04-2011
Replies: 301
Views: 26,042
Posted By zerobuttons
Trained as an automation technician, now working...

Trained as an automation technician, now working with procuring and storage of technical materials and spare parts for a production department in a pharmaceutical company.
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 02-18-2011
Replies: 7
Views: 3,037
Posted By zerobuttons
That was my taking on this, too. And I didnīt...

That was my taking on this, too. And I didnīt dare trust those snap-locks on other types. People (even a few professionals) used this design solution for decades. Why shouldnīt it still work.....? ;)
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-08-2011
Replies: 3
Views: 835
Posted By zerobuttons
No, I wonīt. The most stabilizing physical stance...

No, I wonīt.
The most stabilizing physical stance you are able to take with the rest of your body will vary from shot to shot, and that influences which way of holding the camera will stabilize it...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-05-2011
Replies: 171
Views: 11,745
Posted By zerobuttons
You obviously havenīt looked at timezone.com and...

You obviously havenīt looked at timezone.com and fountainpenforum.com :D
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-02-2011
Replies: 2
Views: 660
Posted By zerobuttons
Congratulations. Soon, youīll feel the urge to...

Congratulations.

Soon, youīll feel the urge to do your own developing. Consider yourself warned.
:p
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 01-29-2011
Replies: 143
Views: 37,593
Posted By zerobuttons
Recently Iīve been considering this for...

Recently Iīve been considering this for situations where a backpack would be nice:
http://www.fjallraven.com/outdoor-equipment/Backpacks-and-Bags/Kanken-Mini
I would probably put lining from a small...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 01-29-2011
Replies: 143
Views: 37,593
Posted By zerobuttons
Here is a contender for the...

Here is a contender for the title:
http://www.swaineadeney.co.uk/products/pate_dc/index.html
Before you ask: SAB do not have sales.......ever.....

Just for those who do not get my point: I find the...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-29-2011
Replies: 14
Views: 4,570
Posted By zerobuttons
You are probably on to something there. It is a...

You are probably on to something there. It is a well-known phenomenon among brass wind players that some cannot play a new instrument more than a week before the acid in their finger prints is...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-23-2011
Replies: 154
Views: 16,885
Posted By zerobuttons
Mr. Martin Usborne has done a series that touches...

Mr. Martin Usborne has done a series that touches on this subject:

http://www.martinusborne.com/index.php?page=blog&id=453
Forum: RFF Polls 01-21-2011
Replies: 90
Views: 14,509
Posted By zerobuttons
Iīm glad to see that only a few had to answer...

Iīm glad to see that only a few had to answer that lacking access to film forced them to go digital.

I buy only locally, so far, since no mail handling service-provider can guarantee that shipments...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 01-14-2011
Replies: 43
Views: 8,496
Posted By zerobuttons
The OP didnīt leave information about his...

The OP didnīt leave information about his whereabouts. One should be aware that this camera is branded as Fuji 667 in some markets and as Voigtländer Bessa III in other markets. Same camera,...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 01-13-2011
Replies: 25
Views: 5,248
Posted By zerobuttons
Iīve been considering bringing rangefinder...

Iīve been considering bringing rangefinder equipment with me on the bicycle sometimes, but so far havenīt dared because I "only" have panniers. Any shock from driving over a pothole would go right...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 01-13-2011
Replies: 14
Views: 9,840
Posted By zerobuttons
Since D76 chemically should be the same as ID-11,...

Since D76 chemically should be the same as ID-11, I take it that you can see it right away, when you pour the developer into a clear measuring container, if itīs good or bad.
I have found that my...
Forum: RFF Polls 01-13-2011
Replies: 183
Views: 20,063
Posted By zerobuttons
German pen with German camera

German pen with German camera (and japanese notebook):

http://www.flickr.com/photos/zerobuttons/4162237149/in/set-72157622821714867/

The pen is a series 1 Rotring 600 with gold nib and gold cap...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-11-2011
Replies: 34
Views: 3,609
Posted By zerobuttons
Congratulations on your purchase. I hope you will...

Congratulations on your purchase. I hope you will be as happy with your MP as I am with mine.

You have to respect that mr. Abrahamsson has been using Leica M cameras for decades, but in my...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 01-11-2011
Replies: 6
Views: 1,504
Posted By zerobuttons
That looks great. I ordered a Luigi "Essential"...

That looks great. I ordered a Luigi "Essential" strap this morning, with modifications for length and with neck pad. If that doesnīt work out for me, Iīll certainly have this one in mind.
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 01-10-2011
Replies: 6
Views: 1,504
Posted By zerobuttons
These look great. I will ask Luigi about the...

These look great. I will ask Luigi about the length of this strap.
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 01-10-2011
Replies: 6
Views: 1,504
Posted By zerobuttons
Thank you for the suggestions. I have Gordyīs...

Thank you for the suggestions.
I have Gordyīs wrist strap and I like it, but in this case it is a matter of carrying my MP in a half-case, and the string version will not look right or work right for...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 01-09-2011
Replies: 6
Views: 1,504
Posted By zerobuttons
Leather strap without rings

Can anyone here recommend a leather strap that can go through strap eyes like those on the Leica M5 (slit-shaped)?

Iīm considering the Luigi Deluxe strap, for instance, but I donīt know whether or...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-09-2011
Replies: 18
Views: 1,642
Posted By zerobuttons
Not an M3, but here is a kit only three years...

Not an M3, but here is a kit only three years away from the year you are aiming for:
https://www.leicashop.com/vintage/chrome-button-rewind-outfit-p-203.html
Forum: Travel 01-09-2011
Replies: 30
Views: 2,686
Posted By zerobuttons
Those are great. Iīm looking very much forward to...

Those are great. Iīm looking very much forward to going there in May.
Forum: Travel 01-09-2011
Replies: 10
Views: 1,318
Posted By zerobuttons
I have more information about the iteneraries...

I have more information about the iteneraries now, and it seems that I will only pass scanners in Copenhagen and in Osaka, since I will travel with Shinkansen within Japan. I guess there will not be...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-09-2011
Replies: 22
Views: 1,833
Posted By zerobuttons
I have to disagree - this book will be too...

I have to disagree - this book will be too complicated for a developing beginner. I know this for a fact because I did the mistake of buying it when I was just considering beginning developing my own...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-09-2011
Replies: 46
Views: 3,190
Posted By zerobuttons
The situation with no margin imprints was not...

The situation with no margin imprints was not what I was thinking about, since I didnīt see the OP confirm whether or not these were present or not. I checked again now, and the OP indeed mentions in...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-09-2011
Replies: 46
Views: 3,190
Posted By zerobuttons
A completely clear developed film would first of...

A completely clear developed film would first of all suggest that the film has not been exposed at all.
I didnīt see any thoughts about this in the thread.

If the OP finds a working chemical...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-08-2011
Replies: 1,203
Views: 341,804
Posted By zerobuttons
I agree, but Iīm not sure he considers himself...

I agree, but Iīm not sure he considers himself being a photographer first and foremost.....
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 01-08-2011
Replies: 112
Views: 12,730
Posted By zerobuttons
In my experience, not so fantasy-like after all....

In my experience, not so fantasy-like after all. Shooting at a racing track with a Nikon D200, I got caught in a drench in the far end of the track from the pit. I decided to let it be the test of...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-08-2011
Replies: 1,203
Views: 341,804
Posted By zerobuttons
MP with Summicron 35 ASPH. I have no idea what...

MP with Summicron 35 ASPH. I have no idea what version Summicron this is and the only thing I care about is that it works for me ;)

http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4049/4375338653_f1ea21eedf_b.jpg...
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 01-05-2011
Replies: 36
Views: 5,260
Posted By zerobuttons
My guess is that when mr. van Manen of Will van...

My guess is that when mr. van Manen of Will van Manen Kamera-Service vof (http://www.kamera-service.info/) in Holland retires, the workshop will be continued by ms. Cathy Kuiper, who joined the...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-03-2011
Replies: 87
Views: 10,845
Posted By zerobuttons
I gave up on loading a roll of Tri-X on a Jobo...

I gave up on loading a roll of Tri-X on a Jobo reel once, because after having fought with it half an hour, I was absolutely sure the film had so many crease marks and greasy finger prints it would...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-31-2010
Replies: 10
Views: 942
Posted By zerobuttons
Could anyone with that knowledge elaborate on...

Could anyone with that knowledge elaborate on exactly why it should not be possible to use in-between settings with an MP for instance? I know it states in the manual for the MP: "Intermediate values...
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 12-31-2010
Replies: 18
Views: 2,118
Posted By zerobuttons
For one: Before you bring the camera into warm...

For one:
Before you bring the camera into warm conditions (tucking it under your coat or bringing it inside your house), wrap both camera and lens inside a tightly closed plastic bag, and keep it...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-31-2010
Replies: 14
Views: 1,672
Posted By zerobuttons
She has been mentioned many, many times before in...

She has been mentioned many, many times before in these fora. Itīs not a competition of course, but I believe the first to chime in was...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 12-30-2010
Replies: 22
Views: 2,252
Posted By zerobuttons
In my experience, this not only goes for cameras....

In my experience, this not only goes for cameras. People are rarely capable of understanding why you would spend a months earnings or more on a camera, wrist watch or whatever. And they are quickly...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-30-2010
Replies: 78
Views: 8,384
Posted By zerobuttons
It seems to me that prices on second-hand...

It seems to me that prices on second-hand M-bayonet cameras have been going up lately, so you should probably begin finalizing your decision, if you want to pay a decent price - or wait even longer...
Forum: Travel 12-29-2010
Replies: 10
Views: 1,318
Posted By zerobuttons
Thank you, Jon and Gabor. You two were of course...

Thank you, Jon and Gabor. You two were of course the ones I hoped to hear from in this regard, since you must have all the experience.
Looking forward to visit Japan.
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 12-28-2010
Replies: 44
Views: 5,811
Posted By zerobuttons
This puts the finger on a factor this discussion...

This puts the finger on a factor this discussion doesnīt calculate with - only one post so far mentions it:

If you consider "wet-work" the ultimate, but this is just not an option for you right now,...
Forum: Travel 12-28-2010
Replies: 10
Views: 1,318
Posted By zerobuttons
Travel in Japan and X-ray

Since the extent to which I had to go through X-ray examinations with my bag was a bit surprising, when visiting China not long ago, I would like to prepare before going to Japan in May.

I see that...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-21-2010
Replies: 7,561
Views: 3,885,775
Posted By zerobuttons
I think the most pleasing feature about seeing...

I think the most pleasing feature about seeing Edīs gear is knowing that it belongs to a fellow who can actually use it - and does use it.

Iīm just curious whether Ed only accumulates gear or...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-12-2010
Replies: 21
Views: 2,233
Posted By zerobuttons
OK. I tried to get the facts straight about this,...

OK. I tried to get the facts straight about this, just now. It turns out that I couldnīt find anything, and that the Leica MP manual is somewhat elusive on this point.

Have you got a source that...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 11-12-2010
Replies: 189
Views: 32,028
Posted By zerobuttons
The Hadley Pro should become more flexible with...

The Hadley Pro should become more flexible with use. Mine did. The Hadley Small, which I have used almost as much, is still unbending. A question of material thickness to bag dimensions ratio, I...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 11-11-2010
Replies: 50
Views: 5,067
Posted By zerobuttons
Maybe some of you guys here can enlighten us on...

Maybe some of you guys here can enlighten us on who this Stan Healey fellow was?
https://www.leicashop.com/vintage/black-paint-single-stroke-p-185.html
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-11-2010
Replies: 21
Views: 2,233
Posted By zerobuttons
The only way your MPīs battery could be drained...

The only way your MPīs battery could be drained while in the bag were if these conditions were met:
1) The shutter was cocked.
2) The speed dial was set at anything but B/OFF.
3) The camera was...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-04-2010
Replies: 7,561
Views: 3,885,775
Posted By zerobuttons
Yes, both the MP and the Summicron are black...

Yes, both the MP and the Summicron are black paint. Unfortunately, George of Kameraleder doesnīt offer lining or stiching in different colours, since he only has a very limited production. There are,...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-04-2010
Replies: 7,561
Views: 3,885,775
Posted By zerobuttons
MP with Summicron 35 ASPH in Kameraleder...

MP with Summicron 35 ASPH in Kameraleder (http://www.kameraleder.com/) case

http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4052/5143651244_1f72d0e55a_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/zerobuttons/5143651244/)
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 11-03-2010
Replies: 7
Views: 3,037
Posted By zerobuttons
Kameraleder case

I just recieved a Kameraleder (http://www.kameraleder.com/) case. Since I had trouble myself, finding actual user pictures of one before buying, I thought Iīd like to show it here, in case anyone...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 10-22-2010
Replies: 9
Views: 1,562
Posted By zerobuttons
Are you sure you are using the same colour space...

Are you sure you are using the same colour space in your picture editor, that you scanned to with the scanning program?
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 10-08-2010
Replies: 29
Views: 2,884
Posted By zerobuttons
You ought to be able to find at least...

You ought to be able to find at least demineralized water at gas stations or at places where you can buy DIY materials (paint and such).
Distilled water is even cleaner than demineralized water, but...
Forum: RFF Polls 09-16-2010
Replies: 108
Views: 19,228
Posted By zerobuttons
Living in the Copenhagen suburban area. ...

Living in the Copenhagen suburban area.

Photographing buildings, landscapes and people where I go, both home and abroad.
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 08-23-2010
Replies: 26
Views: 3,234
Posted By zerobuttons
There is at least one photo shop with a good...

There is at least one photo shop with a good reputation here in Copenhagen, that helps customers in your situation. In your case they would help you find the new model that comes closest to your lost...
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