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Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 01-29-2017
Replies: 44
Views: 9,328
Posted By vha
I have the Xpro2 and the 1 gen monochrome, think...

I have the Xpro2 and the 1 gen monochrome, think both of them are great cameras, each on it own terms.
Bought the monochrome because I started to look in my albums (paper not screen) and after a...
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-25-2011
Replies: 44
Views: 5,583
Posted By vha
Forgot about the 45mm Planar for Contax G, itīs...

Forgot about the 45mm Planar for Contax G, itīs almost too sharp, if that is possible?
Great optics and a strange system (Not always friend with the AF) But have some great albums in the shelf made...
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-25-2011
Replies: 44
Views: 5,583
Posted By vha
45mm Nikkor P. Been using it for the last 4 years...

45mm Nikkor P.
Been using it for the last 4 years or so, small, well build and the best part : Itīs a tessar design :)
Looks strange on my D700 compared to other Nikkor stuff, probably better on the...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 05-02-2011
Replies: 43
Views: 4,959
Posted By vha
The quick answer is yes and No :) Had M6 and...

The quick answer is yes and No :)

Had M6 and some lenses for some years, sold all the leica for getting a car.
Have had a Mamiya 7II for 5 months now, like the image quality, dislike the handling...
Forum: Optics Theory - 03-21-2011
Replies: 79
Views: 22,574
Posted By vha
Just bought one in Norway

Got my hands on a European version of the lamp, and it looks to me that ikea have been cheap with the foot of the lamp too (at least the weight inside it) , and since Ikea in general is cheap (either...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 01-30-2011
Replies: 19
Views: 1,773
Posted By vha
Ouch! Had a similar one when I had my M6 (sold...

Ouch!

Had a similar one when I had my M6 (sold it for buying a car)
The pavement accident occurred because of a Scott Parka, it was slippy and I was thinking too much of "this is not happening . ....
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-30-2011
Replies: 3,058
Views: 483,393
Posted By vha
Finally i learned to post my Flickr stuff

http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4153/5064592985_6cd023e950.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/vha/5064592985/)
Summer stuff, you know .. (http://www.flickr.com/photos/vha/5064592985/) by vha...
Forum: Large Format Film RF 08-21-2010
Replies: 12
Views: 4,046
Posted By vha
Got one, but have not had time for using it this...

Got one, but have not had time for using it this summer yet, hope the autumn gives time to spend. Gives a really unique style, recommend to look at Flickr in the Aero Ektar group, think i have one or...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-11-2010
Replies: 350
Views: 33,470
Posted By vha
voted other, Have a GRD III in the mail so that...

voted other, Have a GRD III in the mail so that part is covered, at least for as long as it lasts (GRD IV?) The bad, expensive and not needed craving at the moment is a 8x10 view-camera with some...
Forum: Large Format Film RF 04-27-2010
Replies: 21
Views: 4,669
Posted By vha
Mostly had dark-slide accidents, forgot to close...

Mostly had dark-slide accidents, forgot to close the shutter before removing the dark slide or, even better realizing i put the slide back in the same position about 3 seconds after i put the...
Forum: Large Format Film RF 04-14-2010
Replies: 4
Views: 1,731
Posted By vha
Got the gear today, according to Graflex.org the...

Got the gear today, according to Graflex.org the camera is a Anniversary speed Graphics. looks great, much nicer than the crown graphic I had until recently. Rise and shift works, just needs to...
Forum: Large Format Film RF 04-13-2010
Replies: 4
Views: 1,731
Posted By vha
Thanks for the Input, sounds like I might get the...

Thanks for the Input, sounds like I might get the camera tomorrow, so then its just to make a dummy or take the measures and start looking around for a bag.
Not sure what brand or style, but a...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 04-09-2010
Replies: 138
Views: 15,521
Posted By vha
Darn ;) So then I canīt tell that the FM3a plans...

Darn ;)

So then I canīt tell that the FM3a plans got delayed (again)
because I did a trade with some gear so I got me a Speed Graphic w/Aero Ektar?

vha
Forum: Large Format Film RF 04-09-2010
Replies: 4
Views: 1,731
Posted By vha
How to carry it comfy? (Aero Ektar)

As usual when I have plans for getting rid of gear I end up with some new, been there, done that, and now I iīm back at 4 4x5 cameras :)

Was able to borrow a speed graphic with a Aero Ektar this...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 02-22-2010
Replies: 9
Views: 1,080
Posted By vha
Have a similar one for my old summicron and got a...

Have a similar one for my old summicron and got a filter stuck today, but it might be me, mostly had problems with Nikon filters before not leica (iruv) .
Think I would have given the voigtlander one...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 02-22-2010
Replies: 39
Views: 19,986
Posted By vha
Had the 28mm ais with close focus when I had...

Had the 28mm ais with close focus when I had D300, was sharp, almost too sharp form close to about 3,5 meters, a bit more boring at infinity, it felt like it lost something at infinity. Took some...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 02-22-2010
Replies: 71
Views: 6,600
Posted By vha
Is that a M8 or a M8.2? Just got myself a M8.2...

Is that a M8 or a M8.2?
Just got myself a M8.2 2nd hand i Norway, was neither a bargain or that expensive. A 35mm nokton 1.4 is in the mail, wonder If iīll make friends with it. Just a small comment...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 02-22-2010
Replies: 7
Views: 1,080
Posted By vha
Not familiar with Dwayne`s witch kind of machine...

Not familiar with Dwayne`s witch kind of machine they do have for the scanning, but Kodachrome is hard to scan, or should I say difficult. Been working on a Fuji Frontier for some years until last...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 02-16-2010
Replies: 138
Views: 15,521
Posted By vha
As soon as the mailman arrives Iīll make a thread...

As soon as the mailman arrives Iīll make a thread on the R8.
Still want a FM3a, later, lots of later :)
Yes the R8 looks "different" but as long as it works, and it does have a spotmeter.
The Kodak...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 02-15-2010
Replies: 138
Views: 15,521
Posted By vha
Suddenly the sirenīs song reappeared, or lets say...

Suddenly the sirenīs song reappeared, or lets say I stumbled in it ;)
Tomorrow there is a Leica R8 with winder and a 50 cron in the mail for me :D
And the best part? Cheap, at least according to...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-10-2010
Replies: 1
Views: 902
Posted By vha
Bump? must be another thread about this, find it...

Bump?

must be another thread about this, find it strange that itīs just me who find this fascinating . . . anyway would be more interesting reading if they succeed finding the camera.

vha
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 02-06-2010
Replies: 121
Views: 9,555
Posted By vha
Just have to join the crowd here, buy a D700, as...

Just have to join the crowd here, buy a D700, as long as your aware itīs a digital camera you would not regret :)
Had mine for some months now and I like it.
No problems to carry around, use my 45mm...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 02-03-2010
Replies: 138
Views: 15,521
Posted By vha
No FM3a yet, bummer, think the guy who I had the...

No FM3a yet, bummer, think the guy who I had the deal with pulled back the deal for main reason higher price, as if it was not high enough to start with.
Would start looking for a Black FM3a soon...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-27-2010
Replies: 138
Views: 15,521
Posted By vha
Sold my crown graphic since i, well have some...

Sold my crown graphic since i, well have some other large format cameras and the money is useful for a FM3a i think.
8x10 would be a summer project in a year or two, an old kodak or some
budget...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-26-2010
Replies: 1
Views: 902
Posted By vha
Mallory and Irvine, developing film

Found this article in Scientific American via BoingBoing i thing.
http://www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm?id=mount-everest-mystery but to the real interesting link in the article :...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-26-2010
Replies: 138
Views: 15,521
Posted By vha
In that case shall I suggest a Voigtlander Apo...

In that case shall I suggest a Voigtlander Apo Lanthar or a Chamonix 4x5, or why not both? :D

vha
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-26-2010
Replies: 138
Views: 15,521
Posted By vha
As they say, you have to spend the money before...

As they say, you have to spend the money before it disappears :D
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-26-2010
Replies: 138
Views: 15,521
Posted By vha
Almost the same that I have to pay for the black...

Almost the same that I have to pay for the black FM3a, like new or there about, and then the the black 45mm p, would say itīs a bit pricey compared to what I can get for the same amount of money, but...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-25-2010
Replies: 138
Views: 15,521
Posted By vha
The leica guys never told me about theirs, but I...

The leica guys never told me about theirs, but I can see the zuiko gang have a tread, but with only a XA I canīt join in there :)

vha
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-25-2010
Replies: 138
Views: 15,521
Posted By vha
Darn! Have to find a chrome one then, but what...

Darn! Have to find a chrome one then, but what about the FM2/T, what style does that provide? ;)

vha
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-25-2010
Replies: 138
Views: 15,521
Posted By vha
Talking Is there a Fm3a support group? ;D

It sounds like iīm about to buy a black FM3a with a 45mm, new in box or hardly used, the guy had 3 of them . . .
anyway sounds to me that the black ones especially the 45mm nikkor p kit is a bit,...
Forum: Large Format Film RF 01-12-2010
Replies: 90
Views: 14,057
Posted By vha
Tested mine and my eyes could not see any...

Tested mine and my eyes could not see any problems, did both a close up test and some other boring photography and the focus was where it was supposed to be. Not sure when my camera is made or batch...
Forum: Large Format Film RF 01-12-2010
Replies: 90
Views: 14,057
Posted By vha
Still testing the camera, but so fare so good,...

Still testing the camera, but so fare so good, took me some time to get the lens-board I needed, and that I got the chance to borrow a Speed Graphic peacemaker with a Aero Ektar delayed the testings...
Forum: Large Format Film RF 01-12-2010
Replies: 90
Views: 14,057
Posted By vha
That is 161 grams less than a chamonix, wonder if...

That is 161 grams less than a chamonix, wonder if its as flexible too?
Light stuff is always interesting, but not that bargain friendly :)

vha
Forum: Large Format Film RF 12-31-2009
Replies: 90
Views: 14,057
Posted By vha
Got this one my self, light, enough moments and...

Got this one my self, light, enough moments and was lucky to get it 2nd hand for a fair price, 1.4 kg ainīt bad either

http://www.chamonixviewcamera.com/45.html

But if price is more important get a...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-19-2009
Replies: 80
Views: 11,435
Posted By vha
Hard to say witch one is better, but the nikkor...

Hard to say witch one is better, but the nikkor 50mm ai is a great lens for a decent price, and since everyone seems to want the 1.4 you can do a bargain.
But that said, the 45mm nikkor p is the...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-09-2009
Replies: 23
Views: 2,291
Posted By vha
This sounds like one of those "expensive to read"...

This sounds like one of those "expensive to read" treads here on RFF :)
Thanks for the good reading, Had a FM my self as the first "real" camera, was lucky to trade my F401s for a
FM with two lenses...
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-19-2009
Replies: 313
Views: 24,922
Posted By vha
Think this thread was 5-6 posts when i read it...

Think this thread was 5-6 posts when i read it the first time, fascinating.
About the gramarsplitting topics, do remember lots of people here have English as a 2nd language learned at school lots of...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-05-2009
Replies: 254
Views: 46,582
Posted By vha
Either a 2gen 50mm Elmar or a rigid summicron,...

Either a 2gen 50mm Elmar or a rigid summicron, think i have to flip a coin for that :)
But the Elmar is more pocketable, and it's a tessar, got to be that one I'll think. . .
And stopped down to 5.6...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 10-14-2009
Replies: 13
Views: 2,117
Posted By vha
Thanks for the info and photos, had a G9 for a...

Thanks for the info and photos, had a G9 for a long while, and kind of regretting selling the camera so Iīv been watching the G11 for a while, tempting indeed :)
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 10-09-2009
Replies: 41
Views: 7,699
Posted By vha
Thanks for posting pictures and telling about the...

Thanks for posting pictures and telling about the camera, cute pug too :)

Finally got the chance to have my fingers on a GRD III today, one of the camera-stores had it in stock, actually the whole...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 09-01-2009
Replies: 22
Views: 2,500
Posted By vha
Was quickly thinking of "witch bag for the M9"...

Was quickly thinking of "witch bag for the M9" ;D

vha
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-01-2009
Replies: 173
Views: 24,881
Posted By vha
From my Olympus XA, sometimes I get the feeling...

From my Olympus XA, sometimes I get the feeling that just looking on the shutter release makes it take a photo ;)

Quite sure there is at least 3 of this style on each 36 frame film.
But you got to...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 07-31-2009
Replies: 4
Views: 1,048
Posted By vha
Think your going to like it, a lot I think too...

Think your going to like it, a lot I think too :)
Had mine for a year and a bit, works perfectly on my D300, and fits the FM excellent too.
Think itīs a lens to enjoy for many years as long as you...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 07-27-2009
Replies: 63
Views: 10,875
Posted By vha
Absolutely looking forward to this one, have a...

Absolutely looking forward to this one, have a GRD II and itīs my everyday/bring everywhere camera. The upgrade from GRD was worth it, better screen , less noise on 200 iso and better handling/speed....
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-20-2009
Replies: 1
Views: 788
Posted By vha
Did damage my swatch watch when i had mine in the...

Did damage my swatch watch when i had mine in the mid 90s, after a walkabout laying next to the meter too long the watch delayed 1 hour a day too :)
So itīs magnetic, but probably not that much of a...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-27-2009
Replies: 35
Views: 3,176
Posted By vha
Interesting tread , been wondering about these...

Interesting tread , been wondering about these flickr girls, who only take photos of them selves . . some photos are great, some fine enough and lots of them boring.
But they are waay better than me...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 06-12-2009
Replies: 32
Views: 12,885
Posted By vha
Can recommend a Lowepro 5s Lenscase, think I have...

Can recommend a Lowepro 5s Lenscase, think I have posted about it before here somewhere, but canīt find it :)

Fits my Planar F, a microfiber cloth, a few rolls of film and a hood, space for a meter...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 06-12-2009
Replies: 11
Views: 1,036
Posted By vha
Either a Ixus something, depending on how much...

Either a Ixus something, depending on how much cash you want to burn, or as also said before a GRD II, have one my self and like it, a lot, not bad for being digital :)
The good about the Ricoh is...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-12-2009
Replies: 47
Views: 3,010
Posted By vha
My Minox GT-X i bought the first summer i started...

My Minox GT-X i bought the first summer i started working in a camera store, cute camera, miss the pocket size and the double winding :)

My chrome Nikon FM, was in nice condition, but at then I was...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 04-23-2009
Replies: 1
Views: 597
Posted By vha
Been waiting for the upgrade since the 15th when...

Been waiting for the upgrade since the 15th when I red about it, updated mine yesterday morning :) Since my GRD II had first firmware I got lots of new stuff, but the Flash adjustment and 2nd curtain...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 04-19-2009
Replies: 27
Views: 3,264
Posted By vha
really wanted a FA in the early 90īs, was bugging...

really wanted a FA in the early 90īs, was bugging the library to find the 1984 and 85 edition of the Norwegian photography magazine "Fotografi", and down to the basement they went :) Took me (and the...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-03-2009
Replies: 25
Views: 2,474
Posted By vha
Agree for the principle, but if you corrects for...

Agree for the principle, but if you corrects for good scans the prints would not be that nice and visa versa .. and making scans while printing takes longer time, film goes trough the system twice...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-03-2009
Replies: 25
Views: 2,474
Posted By vha
Simple might be possible if you narrow down the...

Simple might be possible if you narrow down the choices, custom is yet more fun, but custom might be also customable to interpret :)

Everything is possible for the guy who is not doing the job ..
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-03-2009
Replies: 25
Views: 2,474
Posted By vha
Yup, been working with the Frontier for some...

Yup, been working with the Frontier for some years until recently, and XP-2 on the frontier might work if you scan in a non setup way :)

Xp-2 at 400 and jpg gives way too much noise in the black,...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-14-2009
Replies: 25
Views: 3,483
Posted By vha
was looking around for similar stuff some years...

was looking around for similar stuff some years ago, ended with a 50mm nikkor H, it might be coated, but at f2 its special,
use some ilford XP-2 and a green filter X1 i think and you have a special...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 12-15-2008
Replies: 8
Views: 1,259
Posted By vha
hehe, think the bussinesscard i got in Amsterdam...

hehe, think the bussinesscard i got in Amsterdam says harlemmerstraat :)
The name of the store is janssen, They had lots of gear, quite a lot, but expensive.
Think he disliked that I said the...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 12-15-2008
Replies: 8
Views: 1,259
Posted By vha
my small input ..

Think the quickest answer is google ..

Was in Amsterdam for a few days not so long ago, and did not see that many places wich had decent rangefinder gear.
Found one place, but did not agree with...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 11-07-2008
Replies: 52
Views: 5,711
Posted By vha
Thanks for the thread, always nice with different...

Thanks for the thread, always nice with different views and input, especially since I´m looking for a new bw conversion tool, The imagefactory does not function with CS3 so sooner or later it have to...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-04-2008
Replies: 26
Views: 1,967
Posted By vha
Thumbs up What ?

Might be it helps writing you frustration in an online forum, still donīt understand nothing here, and the guy who is selling the D300 is not a user her nor other photo forums.

Anyway, I got the...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-03-2008
Replies: 26
Views: 1,967
Posted By vha
A new turn . . . .

Right now I feel like saying mean things . .
The deal for buying a D300 suddenly got kind of changed, don't have any money buying a kit, neither the urge for it,
it have to follow a 16-86 vr...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-02-2008
Replies: 26
Views: 1,967
Posted By vha
a 20mm sounds tempting, but a more normal sounds...

a 20mm sounds tempting, but a more normal sounds great too, zoomlens would solve all this, but not sure about the "match" to the 45mm nikkor P signature though ..

As my mum would have said, its...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-02-2008
Replies: 26
Views: 1,967
Posted By vha
Thanks for the input again Looks like the 20mm...

Thanks for the input again

Looks like the 20mm 2,8 or the 28mm 2,0 is the one to go for, the 24mm have been considered,
but since its different opinions about it (also about the 28mm 2,8) I have to...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-02-2008
Replies: 26
Views: 1,967
Posted By vha
Good question, have my self just tried the 45mm p...

Good question, have my self just tried the 45mm p with my FM and some BW400CN, but my colleague
(who is also selling my the D300) borrowed the lens for some weeks, and he liked what he saw, claiming...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-02-2008
Replies: 26
Views: 1,967
Posted By vha
A 4x5 is always useful, two of them is maybe more...

A 4x5 is always useful, two of them is maybe more than needed :)
Iīs fun to use, not exactly portable, quick or suitable for "snapshots", but just see the prints . .
Have to repair the Szabad a bit...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-31-2008
Replies: 26
Views: 1,967
Posted By vha
Bump ?

Looks like everyone is at the D700 tread ;)
Have read it a few times, sure I would like a D700 when I can afford it.
Have been looking around, and the 28mm 2.0 ais and the 24mm 2,8 ais looks...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-30-2008
Replies: 26
Views: 1,967
Posted By vha
Getting a bit more digital, company to my 45mm/D300?

Then I got the idea of getting a bit more digital, not just that out of nowhere, but it seems like the way to continue since I do not longer work in a lab anymore. Just a student and a bit much into...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 08-15-2008
Replies: 112
Views: 9,032
Posted By vha
Kind of agreeable, itīs tricky, skin tones with...

Kind of agreeable, itīs tricky, skin tones with flash is not so nice, and it can be kind of red if it is expired, except that quite stable, but not as good as superia 200, that one survives quite a...
Forum: Large Format Film RF 08-07-2008
Replies: 18
Views: 3,615
Posted By vha
Update II

Thought it was time for a update on the tread, been taking some exposures both on the Crown Graphic and the Szabad, both works fine.
Waiting for a copal lensboard to the crown so i can use a 150...
Forum: Large Format Film RF 07-03-2008
Replies: 18
Views: 3,615
Posted By vha
And then it kind of ended with buying a Graflex...

And then it kind of ended with buying a Graflex Crown Graphic on E**y, and presumable on Wednesday I have the Szabad to play with. Might be interesting projects to do this summer :), maybe first to...
Forum: Large Format Film RF 07-01-2008
Replies: 18
Views: 3,615
Posted By vha
and typically the wife of my college at work got...

and typically the wife of my college at work got the idea that they should go seeing some family this weekend and so on, so no camera to play with before Wednesday's next week, bummer :), so i...
Forum: Large Format Film RF 06-19-2008
Replies: 18
Views: 3,615
Posted By vha
A guy at work said he was going to do some more...

A guy at work said he was going to do some more cleaning (or his wife probably helped him with getting the thought)
and he have a Swedish camera,
as far as i know itīs a 4x5 and the same model was...
Forum: Large Format Film RF 06-18-2008
Replies: 18
Views: 3,615
Posted By vha
Thanks again for the input, looks like i´m going...

Thanks again for the input, looks like i´m going for a peacemaker, if I can find one from a seller with decent feedback and ships to Europe :)

Else some kind of Weegee cam would have been fun too,...
Forum: Large Format Film RF 06-10-2008
Replies: 18
Views: 3,615
Posted By vha
Thanks for the tip an info, would start looking...

Thanks for the tip an info, would start looking for a Graflex Pacemaker Speed Graphic or a similar MPP camera. The thought about a press camera is that it would probably make hand held photography...
Forum: Large Format Film RF 06-08-2008
Replies: 18
Views: 3,615
Posted By vha
feeling the urge for a 4x5 soon ..

Got confirmed some days ago that iīll get my typical sumer job also this summer, playing with a Frontier 390 .., and just by coincidence iīv been having this feeling that iīm going to buy some gear...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 06-08-2008
Replies: 8
Views: 1,541
Posted By vha
Not sure there is much effect of pushing the...

Not sure there is much effect of pushing the BW400CN .. some year ago i did lots of strange things with the Ilford XP-2 to learn it properly, and pushing it to 800 did not work at all .. but...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-29-2008
Replies: 9
Views: 1,680
Posted By vha
Had the 50mm 1,2 twice . . no clue about the...

Had the 50mm 1,2 twice . . no clue about the others .. been curious on the 58 because it smells like a biotar lens to me, and that can´t be a bad thing ?
Have some late night/summer shot in my...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-29-2008
Replies: 42
Views: 4,907
Posted By vha
Bummer, and then how to repair it :)

Bummer .. looks like the meter is draining the batteries too quick..
First set drained in less than 24 hour, 2nd set was monitored, first checking the meter every 30min for 4 hours or so, no...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-21-2008
Replies: 42
Views: 4,907
Posted By vha
It´s a FM, SN starts with 31 so it is the last...

It´s a FM, SN starts with 31 so it is the last model before the FM2,
at least as fare as I remember, lens is a 45mm nikkor P ..

vha
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-21-2008
Replies: 42
Views: 4,907
Posted By vha
Got something in the mail yesterday :)

Finally I got something in the mail yesterday. Customs in Norway works a bit sluggish sometimes . . . anyway, looks like the items is as explained and told i the ad(s), lens looks as new and the FM...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 05-13-2008
Replies: 9
Views: 2,064
Posted By vha
Thanks for posting, it really reminds me I have...

Thanks for posting, it really reminds me I have to take my Rolleiflex outdoor soon, have some E100vs on the desk already, so it should be happen soon :)
A TLR deserves to be used regularly ..

vha
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 05-13-2008
Replies: 76
Views: 7,112
Posted By vha
would not say digital is boring, My RD1 gave nice...

would not say digital is boring, My RD1 gave nice pictures when i had the camera (and then i was a broke student for a while .. )
The G9 gives fine photos for web, but the handling is boring, but it...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-13-2008
Replies: 42
Views: 4,907
Posted By vha
Looking forward to the 45mm, just a few days...

Looking forward to the 45mm, just a few days more, and probably a week for the FM, then its time for test photography :)

Hope this time i don´t get the idea of selling the FM after some months...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-12-2008
Replies: 42
Views: 4,907
Posted By vha
Got the "please sign here" form from the customs...

Got the "please sign here" form from the customs in Norway for the lens on Saturday, so just a bit more waiting then .. ,
hopefully I get the gear from the customs before the end of may...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-06-2008
Replies: 42
Views: 4,907
Posted By vha
Looks like i got myself a Black FM lasthight on...

Looks like i got myself a Black FM lasthight on E**y, photos looks fine, so no it is time to wait for the mail .. and for the lens who left US 2nd of may.
Nothing beats waiting for an item ;)

vha
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-02-2008
Replies: 2
Views: 1,120
Posted By vha
Sounds interesting, so keep the updates coming ,...

Sounds interesting, so keep the updates coming , have a visoflex II myself which i don't use too much. I really should since i know it give lots of options.

Thanks.

vha
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 05-01-2008
Replies: 10
Views: 1,479
Posted By vha
Might be Bergersen in Oslo can help you with the...

Might be Bergersen in Oslo can help you with the tab, if you have a bit time to wait.
As fare as I know he is on vacation at least to August, might be worth asking if you can wait. Else there might...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-01-2008
Replies: 42
Views: 4,907
Posted By vha
Update II (again)

Right now iīm watching some Black FM with suitable sn on e**y, have an
ad on a Norwegian photo forum, and Iīm getting less sure what to buy.
A FM2n is newer, but the FM does the same and take old F...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 04-28-2008
Replies: 42
Views: 4,907
Posted By vha
Some more caothic input :)

Absolutely a decent question :),
Had a F3/T with a Tokina ATX pro 28-70 and all that, think i had a MD4 too. Lovely quality and feel, gave images I like, but was kind of bulky,
but still portable...
Forum: Lomo / Diana / Holga / Pinhole / 04-27-2008
Replies: 3
Views: 1,909
Posted By vha
Hehe, velvia in a Felica, interesting idea,...

Hehe, velvia in a Felica, interesting idea, especially since the film cost more than the camera ;), you got to love the camera, put some Ilford XP-2 in it and see.
Now and then the camera behave...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 04-27-2008
Replies: 16
Views: 2,393
Posted By vha
absolute agreeable , just having some minor...

absolute agreeable , just having some minor problems with the selling part thou . . ;)

Personal taste IS highly personal, and therefore hard to discuss . . .

But as said, if you have a lens you...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 04-27-2008
Replies: 42
Views: 4,907
Posted By vha
Think the conclusion this fare is that iīm...

Think the conclusion this fare is that iīm watching a few FM2n on e**y, a FM2/T is temting but too pricey, and iīm not a collector . .

But who knows what i might find ;)

Thanks. . and iīm looking...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 04-26-2008
Replies: 42
Views: 4,907
Posted By vha
Back and forth , buying a Nikon, again . . .

Go figure how this happened, might be a really bad idea to have both flickr and e**y side by side in firefox ;)
Anyway, the damage is done and Iīm just about to pay for a 45mm Nikkor P in chrome, I...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 04-14-2008
Replies: 823
Views: 163,403
Posted By vha
Hopefully they don't bring anything I want ;) My...

Hopefully they don't bring anything I want ;)
My wallet and visacard would be happy so, that said I would like a singlecoated Tessar or a Biotar lens in M mount. That would hopefully stop me from...
Forum: Lomo / Diana / Holga / Pinhole / 04-08-2008
Replies: 7
Views: 1,871
Posted By vha
Lovely, would be fun to try one of...

Lovely, would be fun to try one of those.
Sharpness is not always the issue :)
Can´t wait to get out to shoot myself, waiting for some unknown crappy camera in the mail any day now ..

vha
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 04-07-2008
Replies: 31
Views: 3,475
Posted By vha
Slightly off topic (but close enough)

Is it a bad sign when you read summer to be summicron ?
Iīm a bit dyslectic but probably more into photography ..

But I can relate to the lack of "feeling" to gear and stuff, but it tends to end...
Forum: Lomo / Diana / Holga / Pinhole / 03-31-2008
Replies: 3
Views: 1,909
Posted By vha
Got a tip from a collector in Norway last...

Got a tip from a collector in Norway last evening, looks like I won a bid for a camera in Germany, about 5 € for the camera and 13€ for the shipping to Norway :)

lovely.

Case closed for now.

Edit...
Forum: Lomo / Diana / Holga / Pinhole / 03-29-2008
Replies: 3
Views: 1,909
Posted By vha
where to find another Vredeborch Felicia or a replacement ?

Normally I don't like to ask too much because then someone might have a gas attack and finds the item before I do. But this time I have no clue where to look, did not see anything on the usual places...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 03-29-2008
Replies: 2,012
Views: 608,582
Posted By vha
Latest favorite, 2,8 and 1/30, Kodak...

Latest favorite, 2,8 and 1/30, Kodak 160NC

Finally some time to go trough the caos on the Macbook Pro, at least one and a half year of ignorance ;)

vha
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 01-18-2008
Replies: 41
Views: 3,229
Posted By vha
Iīm happy playing in one of the corners of RFF,...

Iīm happy playing in one of the corners of RFF, quite handy if you have some other questions and it simplifies the gas maintenance too ;)

To sell some gear or buy some more, thatīs the question...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 01-12-2008
Replies: 24
Views: 2,218
Posted By vha
Thanks for the link, stuff about camerabags is...

Thanks for the link, stuff about camerabags is always scary, but iīv been told itīs possible just to read about them too ;)

vha
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-07-2008
Replies: 17
Views: 1,143
Posted By vha
Interesting thought, which got me thinking of my...

Interesting thought, which got me thinking of my Pentax 6x7 w/55mm and a wooden handle, or my Nikon F2 at 5fps .. you could feel the image ;)
Kind of miss them, but would not trade them for a...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 12-30-2007
Replies: 20
Views: 1,884
Posted By vha
Camerabags are scary, have a pile of them in a...

Camerabags are scary, have a pile of them in a coner of my student apartment. . . . ;)

Latest add on is a billingham bag, think it is a hadley , have some coffee stains and worn corners, got it for...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 12-30-2007
Replies: 71
Views: 9,252
Posted By vha
Bough the G9 so I could have a plain camera for...

Bough the G9 so I could have a plain camera for color photo, Christmas stuff, family dinners and so on .. flash on a Leica M does not tempt me, and my mum (who always asks for photos) was not so...
Forum: RFF Polls 12-05-2007
Replies: 147
Views: 13,071
Posted By vha
Have a Citizen Promaster NY0040-09EB_730, said...

Have a Citizen Promaster NY0040-09EB_730, said more common itīs a mechanical self winding watch which tells if iīv been too lazy by slowing down.
On the bight side i can see the time at night...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 11-26-2007
Replies: 43
Views: 4,314
Posted By vha
a bit more

a few more photos

Film : Kodak BW400cn and Ilford Delta 400, strange color : Kodak E100vs
Scanned with Fuji frontier, bmp exp and a few atdjustments in photoshop

vha
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 11-26-2007
Replies: 43
Views: 4,314
Posted By vha
Finally some photos

Finally, time to edit and adjust photos, and even some not rainy weather in Trondheim too ..

Vidar
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 11-12-2007
Replies: 5
Views: 1,499
Posted By vha
Quite sure iīm going to order the alpha jacket...

Quite sure iīm going to order the alpha jacket soon, found a store on E**y that is shipping to Norway . . looks like the pockets fits some gear.

vha
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 11-08-2007
Replies: 5
Views: 1,499
Posted By vha
A winter parka, but is it photofriendly ?

I`v been wondering about a new parka for a while, do have a Schott N38 something for really cold weather. Been using it in -25c while taking photos of the northern light, no problem with the cold,...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 10-13-2007
Replies: 12
Views: 1,278
Posted By vha
Sounds like a good idea, except for the *bay...

Sounds like a good idea, except for the *bay part, I dont trust my self for that, too much needful things around there :)

A J3 would be a excellent project to look for next time in BA, that and a...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 10-13-2007
Replies: 12
Views: 1,278
Posted By vha
this one goes to 11

True, it is fast, but sometimes you just want just a bit faster . .. ;)

- - -

Marty DiBergi: Why don't you just make ten louder, and make ten be the top... number, and make that a little...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 10-11-2007
Replies: 12
Views: 1,278
Posted By vha
Looks like itīs not only me who looks around for...

Looks like itīs not only me who looks around for a faster 50mm, have the 35mm Nokton and a 50mm version of that would have been nice, of course I could just buy the 50mm Nokton, but then I would have...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 10-10-2007
Replies: 43
Views: 4,314
Posted By vha
Thanks for the respond, photos taken with the...

Thanks for the respond, photos taken with the camera and probably some of the camera too is coming soon, but it has been raining a lot here in Trondheim, and I still donīt believe rain and...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 08-29-2007
Replies: 43
Views: 4,314
Posted By vha
Hehe, the camera is still not for sale, even thou...

Hehe, the camera is still not for sale, even thou some more cash would have been nice, but when the payment for the RD-1 and the 28mm the rollei is safe.
Bought a some rolls of XP-2 and BW400CN a...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 08-22-2007
Replies: 7
Views: 1,392
Posted By vha
Interesting thought, but the really great...

Interesting thought, but the really great question is ; is it available in black ? ;)
Think I have to buy a lottery ticket soon.

vha
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 08-09-2007
Replies: 43
Views: 4,314
Posted By vha
Thanks for the tip, would probably order one when...

Thanks for the tip, would probably order one when i have the cash for it, did click around the website too, so no I really want a black M2 with a Elmar :)

vha
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 08-08-2007
Replies: 43
Views: 4,314
Posted By vha
Sounds a bit scary about the old straps, did not...

Sounds a bit scary about the old straps, did not use a rollei strap on the first planar, think i just took a Nikon yellow something. . not so classy but comfy :)
The strap i have now is like new,...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 08-06-2007
Replies: 43
Views: 4,314
Posted By vha
Would absolutely recomend the lowepro case, works...

Would absolutely recomend the lowepro case, works fine, fits the F with case, some spare film, a hoood and it looks like my Weston V lightmeter (in the mail from UK) would fit well too.

Thanks for...
Forum: RFF Polls 08-06-2007
Replies: 46
Views: 3,274
Posted By vha
A scary question, think i put the amount at the...

A scary question, think i put the amount at the vote too low . .
Have a vague idea that I one year spend 5k usd on super8 and 16mm film and gear, and that was in 98 Iīll think, canīt believe I have...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 07-21-2007
Replies: 7
Views: 1,008
Posted By vha
If itīs still some space on the list, count me in...

If itīs still some space on the list, count me in as well.

vha
Forum: Scale Focus 35's 07-18-2007
Replies: 16
Views: 9,653
Posted By vha
Fresh from the post office

Got mine today, paid a bit more, but then again gear is expensive in Norway.
Minox battery adapter included and recently claīd shuttler, and the camera looks like new, same seller as the Rolleiflex...
Forum: RFF Polls 07-11-2007
Replies: 113
Views: 5,556
Posted By vha
Student (occupational therapy) and now just part...

Student (occupational therapy) and now just part time frontier operator, but before that 10 years in a Lab/store.

Vha
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-27-2007
Replies: 39
Views: 2,509
Posted By vha
Been using this film for the last two years, and...

Been using this film for the last two years, and I also work in a lab, have not noticed any dust problems with the film compared to the other brands, neither any problems with sharpness .. did use...
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 06-22-2007
Replies: 8
Views: 1,247
Posted By vha
Adjusted the RF myself last week, and it went...

Adjusted the RF myself last week, and it went fine, and i have something close to butterfingers . . ;) , anyway itīs not so hard if you read the instructions twice and then double check. you find...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 06-15-2007
Replies: 37
Views: 6,395
Posted By vha
any idea for europe ?

Tempting as always, another bag is nifty, but zappos is not for international order, and strangely enough I canīt find the bag on the timbuk2 web page.

Anyone ?

Thanks.

vha
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 06-08-2007
Replies: 59
Views: 11,984
Posted By vha
Thanks . .and a new question. .

Been reading at the page a few times, and finally I think I got the meter, but it looks like its even older than i thought .. or they made the model for a long time :)
After clicking around iīv...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-01-2007
Replies: 47
Views: 2,196
Posted By vha
a working Contax I with a 50mm tessar 2,8 and a...

a working Contax I with a 50mm tessar 2,8 and a Contax S with a 58mm biotar, also working .. and budgetfriendly ;)

vha
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-28-2007
Replies: 330
Views: 50,237
Posted By vha
Would like to have one of those . . seems to be a...

Would like to have one of those . . seems to be a perfect music festival camera ;)
Have you worn it down like that yourself of was it a "user" when you bought it ?

vha
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-27-2007
Replies: 30
Views: 1,611
Posted By vha
Think I can say Photography is a part of my...

Think I can say Photography is a part of my lifestyle, something i do during a day on the same level as other things .. at least been so the last 10 years.
Also been working with photography the...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 05-27-2007
Replies: 59
Views: 11,984
Posted By vha
These are the one I use at the moment, think I...

These are the one I use at the moment, think I might have a gossen luna something in a drawer somewhere too . . but not sure about that.

Use the leicameter on a weekly basis with the M3ds, and it...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 05-21-2007
Replies: 43
Views: 4,314
Posted By vha
Thanks to the respond, yes Iīv been thinking of...

Thanks to the respond, yes Iīv been thinking of selling it to earn some money, but that was for like 15 min or so, think I would not get the same chance twice, and a such camera deserves finally to...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 05-18-2007
Replies: 43
Views: 4,314
Posted By vha
From the first roll of XP-2

Got time to scan a film at work this evening, just some minor adjustments done in photoshop afterwards.
And I realized one thing : have to get used to keep the camera in level again, both ways. A...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 05-18-2007
Replies: 43
Views: 4,314
Posted By vha
some more from the unpacking

. . . . and notice the nifty plastic bag for the camera strap, hopefully in mint condition too :)
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 05-18-2007
Replies: 43
Views: 4,314
Posted By vha
Bougth a Mint planar 2,8 (and it scares me)

A week ago or thereabout I got my Rollefilex F (Planar 80mm 2,8) in the mail, been looking around since February for a flex, but was more like thinking for a 75mm 3,5 since that was the one I was...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 05-10-2007
Replies: 17
Views: 1,816
Posted By vha
Got my Rolleiflex planar 80 2,8 today .. Iīm...

Got my Rolleiflex planar 80 2,8 today .. Iīm happy :)
According to the sn the camera is made in 65, and it actually were in mint condition as the salesman said. Photos to follow.
Would say it was...
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 05-08-2007
Replies: 23
Views: 1,561
Posted By vha
Mine RD-1 had a visit of the focus gnome recently...

Mine RD-1 had a visit of the focus gnome recently and i discovered it this weekend, think iīm making a call to Epson Norway, the warranty is out so iīm just calling them to hear if they have someone...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 05-06-2007
Replies: 294
Views: 28,396
Posted By vha
At the moment Iīm waiting for a Rolleiflex F,...

At the moment Iīm waiting for a Rolleiflex F, finally a 80mm 2,8, so Wednesday is the day for just waiting for the mail ;)

Bought it from a collector i Norway who got it from a store in London...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 04-14-2007
Replies: 122
Views: 13,654
Posted By vha
latenight and a nokton

just had a coffee with some friends before they moved on to a party (and I went home since iīm working early tomorrow) ,
1/15 and 1,2, Rd1 iso set to 1600.

Life can be fun sometimes ;)

vha
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-12-2007
Replies: 6
Views: 1,073
Posted By vha
sounds tempting the Praktina FX II, and it even...

sounds tempting the Praktina FX II, and it even takes a Biotar, lets find a scissor and cut the visa card immediately ..

The rare the better ;)

spend at least 2 hours googleing last evening, and...
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 03-18-2007
Replies: 32
Views: 1,722
Posted By vha
Have a 35mm Nokton most of the time on my RD-1,...

Have a 35mm Nokton most of the time on my RD-1, if anything else itīs probably the visoflex.. So for everyday use and low light itīs no way beyond the Nokton :)
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-06-2007
Replies: 7,463
Views: 3,808,234
Posted By vha
Update

Time for a small update, got the leicameter in the mail today (thanks ray_g for the deal) and bought another elmar 59mm 2,8 (new type) since i was so enormously clever to drop the black M6 w/50mm...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 03-05-2007
Replies: 25
Views: 2,324
Posted By vha
as always some threads are better not read . ....

as always some threads are better not read . .
Just borrowed a Rolleiflex T with a never ready case, all in mint condition, scary with co workers that have such items around.
Sold my Rolleflex F (or...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 02-04-2007
Replies: 31
Views: 1,880
Posted By vha
Have a collapsible Elmar 90mm 4.0 that I just...

Have a collapsible Elmar 90mm 4.0 that I just have taken a few test shots with .. and since i hardly uses a 90mm Iīd borrowed a 90mm Tele Elmarit that works as a space keeper too .. but you never...
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 01-19-2007
Replies: 9
Views: 1,119
Posted By vha
Have just tested it a few times with a Viso II...

Have just tested it a few times with a Viso II w/90mm elmarit, and it works fine, might be i have to un-dust the bellows and the reflex housing, but that is a different topic. . . And as said the...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-10-2007
Replies: 58
Views: 2,333
Posted By vha
maybe a new camera bag so I have one that takes...

maybe a new camera bag so I have one that takes all the gear ?
Noctilux is else always a lusty item . or a 21mm . .
Think I put "save money" on the wish list instead.

vha
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 01-04-2007
Replies: 71
Views: 44,167
Posted By vha
Well done and thanks. . Just got my Rd-1 today...

Well done and thanks. .
Just got my Rd-1 today so this was perfect.

Now I can take digital photos of my Mīs with a rangefinder :)

vha
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-01-2007
Replies: 0
Views: 474
Posted By vha
Visoflex and other nifty borrowings

Some weeks ago a college at work told me he planed to have some cleaning in the camerabag, "itīs just collecting dust and you sounds like you would use it"
A Visoflex II with some gear, a Elmarit...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-11-2006
Replies: 150
Views: 11,309
Posted By vha
Almost forgot that in late 2003 I bought a...

Almost forgot that in late 2003 I bought a suitcase with pentax 67 and a spotmeter . .
Go figure how that is possible, anyway I sold it winter 2004 ..

vha
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-11-2006
Replies: 150
Views: 11,309
Posted By vha
Hope i have forgot some . . .

Not sure I have any good of reminding myself of what used money on ..

Richo YF-20, 88, first camera, lost in 93 when someone borrowed it
Nikon F401s, traded it for the FM
Nikon FM, chrome
Nikon FM,...
Forum: Off Topic 11-16-2006
Replies: 49
Views: 5,893
Posted By vha
been using a Citizen Automatic Diver...

been using a Citizen Automatic Diver (NY0040-09EE) for the last 4 years, and it still works, only back-draw it tells if your lazy, cant blame anyone else if you lost 30 minutes . . ;)

vha
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-07-2006
Replies: 19
Views: 1,540
Posted By vha
Thanks for a non gear post, and for making me...

Thanks for a non gear post, and for making me think.
Developed some films manually this evening, havenīt done that for years.
No fuji-machine, no Jobo developer, just a Paterson tank ..
Have to do...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 10-30-2006
Replies: 38
Views: 2,643
Posted By vha
;)

Just a small question , have you decided which bag to keep the cameras in ?, I mean the downhill starts about there , You have to many cameras so you need another bag, which gives you some space...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-30-2006
Replies: 7,463
Views: 3,808,234
Posted By vha
My two Mīs at the moment with the lens-combo of...

My two Mīs at the moment with the lens-combo of the month ;)

Chrome M6 (92) with Nokton 35mm 1,2 and Ilford Delta 3200, and my all carry around, Black M6 (85) with a 2nd gen 50mm elmar, always with...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-24-2006
Replies: 598
Views: 106,673
Posted By vha
From February this year, while waiting for a...

From February this year, while waiting for a friend of mine, lunch brake just after the next customer ..

vha
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 10-19-2006
Replies: 10
Views: 1,184
Posted By vha
Can not believe that no one has any comment or...

Can not believe that no one has any comment or something to say about it . . .
Just have to sit in my solitude and read the book then ;)

vha
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 10-18-2006
Replies: 10
Views: 1,184
Posted By vha
Leica Manual (big red one .. )

The ways of the gas often leads to some leica equipment (M6/rigid summicr/coll elmar 9cm) but as a bonus I got the Leica Manual by Willard & Leater, Ninth Edition (1943), in nice condition, the old...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 10-14-2006
Replies: 122
Views: 13,654
Posted By vha
Just to maintain the gas . . :)

Getting more and more used to this lens, and as I see it the fun part is from 1,2 to 2,8 or so, so I`ll stay there ..

Just another everyday shot, having a coffee with a friend of mine, and she is a...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-13-2006
Replies: 16
Views: 1,364
Posted By vha
Hi. A M6 would probably be a nice mix between...

Hi.

A M6 would probably be a nice mix between user-friendly handling, feel and budget, been thinking of a 2nd camera my self, and ended up with a another M6, but this one in chrome, 1267 usd with a ...
Forum: Off Topic 10-06-2006
Replies: 64
Views: 3,654
Posted By vha
Thanks for posting, not that found of sports, but...

Thanks for posting, not that found of sports, but have heard about Black Panters, even though I'm from Norway.
History is always interesting, especially if it has some meaning , and you canīt say...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 09-17-2006
Replies: 27
Views: 2,671
Posted By vha
here is one of my few useful elmar shots, M6 and...

here is one of my few useful elmar shots, M6 and Ilford Xp-2 at 200.
According to the sn (139284) the lens is form 1933, might be the adapter and the camera that does not co-operate well at close up,...
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 09-17-2006
Replies: 6
Views: 833
Posted By vha
Smelling the gas . .

Sounds nice, been thinking a bit too much about getting a RD-1 or s my self, just have to agree with the main distributor of Epson in Norway about the price for a demo model, and itīs saving time ...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 09-17-2006
Replies: 14
Views: 855
Posted By vha
Havenīt been taking lots of out of focus shots on...

Havenīt been taking lots of out of focus shots on purpose except this one, was working as a photographers assistant some years ago , and when you have the studio for yourself at the weekend you burn...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 09-16-2006
Replies: 132
Views: 6,861
Posted By vha
Thatīs a tricky one, must be the M6 and a 50mm...

Thatīs a tricky one, must be the M6 and a 50mm Elmar (2 gen) with lots of Kodak BW400CN, hat said the F3 w/50mm 1,2 is just nice, but itīs not a rangefinder.
Does it count that it has some brassing...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 09-11-2006
Replies: 5
Views: 791
Posted By vha
Thanks all of you, sounds like I might also start...

Thanks all of you, sounds like I might also start looking for a better condition elmar than the one I have, but funding to the camera first . .
Keh and Kevincameras have some quite budget-friendly...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 09-10-2006
Replies: 5
Views: 791
Posted By vha
usable without hood ? (idjuts guide to lsm II)

I dont like hoods on small lenses, if the lens is huge it does not matter some centimetres more or less . .

Have a elmar 5cm 3,5 uncoated, it doesnīt like bright sunlight, also have a beaten with a...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 09-07-2006
Replies: 122
Views: 13,654
Posted By vha
A few testshots . .

Took a few frames, had half a roll left in the camera, Kodak bw400cn, and since I'm back again working on a lab the developing was quite easy ;)

Taking good test-shots aint easy, taking photos with...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 09-07-2006
Replies: 122
Views: 13,654
Posted By vha
35/1.2 ASPH Nokton on a M6

Yesterday I got my lens, and I tough it was time to join in, have been searching RFF before buying, but couldn't find any images of the lens attached to a M6, so i took some 5 minutes ago.

Think I...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 09-02-2006
Replies: 89
Views: 3,158
Posted By vha
Think Iīm done for the moment . . . . . as long...

Think Iīm done for the moment . . . . . as long as it lasts ;)
Have lately sold some gear, even felt nice too, so now its just time to lean back and wait for the mail, hopefully iīll have the 35mm...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-30-2006
Replies: 46
Views: 2,472
Posted By vha
time to join in ; B&W : Kodak bw400cn or ilford...

time to join in ;

B&W : Kodak bw400cn or ilford xp-2 if I donīt have anything kodak left.

Color : Superia 200, its stable, easy to print on any fuji Frontiers and give skin-tones that is ok, else...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-03-2006
Replies: 31
Views: 2,430
Posted By vha
Case Closed

Finally the testprints are done, and this fare I like the lens, looks like its flares a bit if itīs too sunny, but does not matter, I dont like that kind of weather either ;)

Looks like I bought a...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 07-24-2006
Replies: 44
Views: 2,040
Posted By vha
Not sure there, if itīs the Ricoh GR1s because...

Not sure there, if itīs the Ricoh GR1s because the 28mm aint good enough at 2,8 (in the corners) or if it is the G2 because of the finder and the sound
Both give good photos but is acquired taste...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 07-21-2006
Replies: 6
Views: 610
Posted By vha
Nice, so in other words it should be possible to...

Nice, so in other words it should be possible to start with a Konica Pop and end with a MP w/lux ? :D

vha
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 07-20-2006
Replies: 6
Views: 610
Posted By vha
Smile Trading cameras / trading stuff, any good stories ?

3 months ago iīv found a F3 for sale, cheap and well used, but i couldnīt afford it, ok I could but I was trying to save some money, so i thought "why doesnīt I get rid of the stuff I never use ?...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-29-2006
Replies: 9
Views: 1,466
Posted By vha
thanks .. Sounds like it would be a CLA sometime...

thanks ..
Sounds like it would be a CLA sometime quite soon ..
Ordinary it aint no problem since i just shoot Kodak bw400cn .. :)
Problem solved by using the GR1s for fujifilm superia 200.

vha
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-26-2006
Replies: 9
Views: 1,466
Posted By vha
Thumbs down My M6 does not like the fujifilm canister . .

Itīs a bit strange but so it is . .
Have been shooting Kodak bw400pro for the last year, in the beginning the unloading of the film was a bit stiff, had to pull with a leatherman to get the film out...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 06-15-2006
Replies: 4
Views: 1,152
Posted By vha
Thanks. So as I understands it, the lens is not...

Thanks.

So as I understands it, the lens is not worth looking for, except if itīs bundled with a camera and itīs cheap . .
Sounds like there might bee a summitar in the future ..

vha
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 06-14-2006
Replies: 4
Views: 1,152
Posted By vha
50mm Hector

Been a bit curious about the 50mm hector, but haven`t found much info about it, except it`s not rated as a good one at least not for shooting, and also that the lens is named after a dog.

A bit...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 06-11-2006
Replies: 3
Views: 1,451
Posted By vha
Thanks. Have to say I was mostly interested in...

Thanks.

Have to say I was mostly interested in the camera/lens combo, especially since I haven`t seen the lens around before, but I`m neither collecting, and if the lens aint known to bee good, then...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 06-09-2006
Replies: 3
Views: 1,451
Posted By vha
Thumbs up What did i find ? (idjuts guide to old leica)

At this moment iīm considering to shoot my self in the foot, or to do anything else that prevents me from finding more interesting and lets say tempting cameras.
Or mabye I just have to stop walking...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-09-2006
Replies: 31
Views: 2,430
Posted By vha
Shops like that are scary if you have enough cash...

Shops like that are scary if you have enough cash with you, most of them dont take credit cards, wich prevent impulse buyings (whatever that is .. ;) )
What really IS scary is when you walks along,...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-08-2006
Replies: 31
Views: 2,430
Posted By vha
Last news :

Finally I got the bl##dy adapter . .
The 28/90 ones are hard to get in norway, but who cares, no I have one ;)
Done some testshots, but not got them developed.

At the moment I`m in Argentina, this...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-09-2006
Replies: 16
Views: 1,892
Posted By vha
Had some of the same idea when I got my M6 w/0.72...

Had some of the same idea when I got my M6 w/0.72 finder. I think i would get a bit more accurate composition with a external finder now and then, but I never got that fare.
The frame-lines for the...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-06-2006
Replies: 24
Views: 3,562
Posted By vha
Once upon a time (before i went to Bolivia and...

Once upon a time (before i went to Bolivia and sold half my camerabag) I had the Summicron 50mm 2.0 coll and a Bessa T, nice finish on the lens, but we didnīt get friends. . .
The lens was sharp, but...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-05-2006
Replies: 3
Views: 698
Posted By vha
Talking Thougths about cleaning . . . or so.

Did some cleaning today, now and then it doesnīt hurt to do so, at least someone says so. And there iīv found it, "my total lack of system" archive of negatives and photos.
Nine 15 liter plastic...
Forum: Off Topic 04-02-2006
Replies: 3
Views: 1,179
Posted By vha
Luckily they are those who have a justification ....

Luckily they are those who have a justification . . . . ;)

2 months ago I traded the last Nikon item, my tokina ATX something, nice but heavy, (gave good photos), since i didnīt had any Nikon Slr...
Forum: Off Topic 04-01-2006
Replies: 3
Views: 1,179
Posted By vha
Smile OT : oops I did it again . . (bought an F3)

Read a tread here about travel photography some time ago , thought about selling some gear because i didnīt use it enough, and less to pack should normally mean not more than 5 minutes about "what...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 03-24-2006
Replies: 19
Views: 1,506
Posted By vha
Been using the BW400CN for some time and the XP-2...

Been using the BW400CN for some time and the XP-2 as well. Still trying to learn the BW since i spend 7 years on the XP-2. . but this fare iīv been using the BW at 400 with leica glass without no...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-18-2006
Replies: 28
Views: 2,673
Posted By vha
time to join, Never been that much found of...

time to join, Never been that much found of 50,have a planar 45mm for Contax G, but we didnīt get friends, hand a 50mm 1,8 nikkor something for slr, it did the job, but was boring.
After spending...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 03-15-2006
Replies: 49
Views: 2,467
Posted By vha
My idea and tip for travel photography is never...

My idea and tip for travel photography is never to bring more than you would like to carry for lets say 15 hours a day .. . Just ask my cousins wife, she spend 2 weeks in greece , carrying my...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 03-11-2006
Replies: 23
Views: 2,242
Posted By vha
Thanks for the review, and now i can afford to...

Thanks for the review, and now i can afford to read it too ..
A friend of mine is in NY at the moment and promised to drop by B & H. .. hopefully she does that as well. Also ordered the 3 room...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-09-2006
Replies: 35
Views: 2,331
Posted By vha
Iīll think the choice is simple, buy an Elmar...

Iīll think the choice is simple, buy an Elmar (New one), and if you regret buy another one (60s), and if it still does not feel right start buying the old 3,5 ones . . . :D

Slightly more serious ;...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 03-08-2006
Replies: 24
Views: 2,031
Posted By vha
Thanks for a good tip, been looking for something...

Thanks for a good tip, been looking for something like this for quite a time, tried to understand noise ninja but gave up ..

Would also recommend a plugin from theimageingfactory...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-01-2006
Replies: 17
Views: 1,298
Posted By vha
Sounds strange . . havenīt changed the batteries...

Sounds strange . . havenīt changed the batteries in my M6 since june and have probably forgot to switch it of at least 5 times since then, and still no need for changing batteries, and the film i s...
Forum: Other RF 03-01-2006
Replies: 6
Views: 998
Posted By vha
Thanks for the links. Think I have to load the...

Thanks for the links.
Think I have to load the camera with some xp2 and take some shots during the weekend.

vha
Forum: Other RF 02-28-2006
Replies: 6
Views: 998
Posted By vha
It does take 35mm cassettes, but you have to use...

It does take 35mm cassettes, but you have to use a reloadable 35mm cartridge as a take up spool, and since the winding of the film aint exactly user-friendly it makes me think that itīs made for...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-28-2006
Replies: 17
Views: 1,318
Posted By vha
I would like to have a 28mm 1,4 with a front not...

I would like to have a 28mm 1,4 with a front not bigger than 49mm and not much longer than a 35mm cron. And affordable too ;)

Of course a noctilux found at a garage sale for 120 usd would also be...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-26-2006
Replies: 79
Views: 5,531
Posted By vha
Hmm .. I really should stop reading this and do...

Hmm .. I really should stop reading this and do as planned, start saving to plane tickets .. but Iīm not sure going to Buenos Aires is good for the GAS either, too many 2nd hand stores there, and...
Forum: Other RF 02-25-2006
Replies: 6
Views: 998
Posted By vha
Canīt believe Iīm the only one on this forum who...

Canīt believe Iīm the only one on this forum who have one of these . .

No one out there ?

vha
Forum: Other RF 02-20-2006
Replies: 6
Views: 998
Posted By vha
OT : Ucanett

Found it on a garage sale some years ago, when i bought "some" cameras in a box.
It has a Prontor-s shutter, a Ucapan lens 1:2,5 f = 4 cm, UCA Flensburg
F stops : 2,5, 3,5 , 4,5 , 6,3 , 12, 5 and...
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