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Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 10-26-2018
Replies: 445
Views: 13,521
Posted By chrishayton
Not really, the camera still a mechanical shutter...

Not really, the camera still a mechanical shutter and recocks with a small motor.
There are cameras that have electronic shutters but the M10 primary shutter function is still mechanical.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-15-2018
Replies: 194
Views: 20,166
Posted By chrishayton
https://farm1.staticflickr.com/903/42128398621_3b0...

https://farm1.staticflickr.com/903/42128398621_3b0942724b_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/27bK4bn)000033130006 (https://flic.kr/p/27bK4bn) by chrishayton (https://www.flickr.com/photos/chrishayton/), on...
Forum: Jim Lager - Leica Historian 01-09-2018
Replies: 13
Views: 1,399
Posted By chrishayton
Those goggles look identical to the 50mm dual...

Those goggles look identical to the 50mm dual range so I wouldnt have thought they were for the 21mm. However Tom Abrahamson made goggles for the 28mm
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 11-19-2017
Replies: 6
Views: 852
Posted By chrishayton
Green Mark on Negatives. Hasselblad

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4554/26750459369_3fbe132620_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/GKR6AH)000033200008 (https://flic.kr/p/GKR6AH) by chrishayton (https://www.flickr.com/photos/chrishayton/), on...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 07-21-2017
Replies: 194
Views: 20,166
Posted By chrishayton
https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4302/35775883312_49...

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4302/35775883312_4918277ea7_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/WvoKGm)R5-07736-0000 (https://flic.kr/p/WvoKGm) by chrishayton (https://www.flickr.com/photos/chrishayton/), on...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-11-2017
Replies: 194
Views: 20,166
Posted By chrishayton
https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4169/34557394856_a84...

https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4169/34557394856_a84066281e_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/UDHFwG)R1-05814-0009 (https://flic.kr/p/UDHFwG) by chrishayton (https://www.flickr.com/photos/chrishayton/), on...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 04-22-2017
Replies: 5
Views: 629
Posted By chrishayton
It will be a problem with a cam mechanism under...

It will be a problem with a cam mechanism under the baseplate. It's relatively common. A camera repairer can fix it. Shouldn't be too much
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 02-05-2017
Replies: 194
Views: 20,166
Posted By chrishayton
https://c1.staticflickr.com/1/760/32728436535_5709...

https://c1.staticflickr.com/1/760/32728436535_57090efa8f_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/RS6MWx)
cows (https://flic.kr/p/RS6MWx) by chrishayton (https://www.flickr.com/photos/chrishayton/), on Flickr
With...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 02-03-2017
Replies: 194
Views: 20,166
Posted By chrishayton
Hasselblad Image Thread

Having recently treating myself to a 500CM I searched and found no Hasselblad image thread. That seems a shame for such a historic system must deserve one.

Here are couple from a trip to Venice...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-03-2017
Replies: 28
Views: 2,577
Posted By chrishayton
Probably a modern black paint Leica (as Nobbylon...

Probably a modern black paint Leica (as Nobbylon says) But the Canon EF is pretty high gloss!
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-31-2017
Replies: 13
Views: 1,840
Posted By chrishayton
Artisan and artist make an 'm3 strap'...

Artisan and artist make an 'm3 strap'

http://www.artisanandartist.com/straps/
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-27-2017
Replies: 23
Views: 2,568
Posted By chrishayton
There's The Real Camera Company in Manchester....

There's The Real Camera Company in Manchester. Lots of Leica gear at sensible prices. Will always send you the tracking number too :) Best to email for stock enquiries as there is no stock on the...
Forum: Sony E Lenses / Adapted Lenses / Adapters / Images 09-25-2016
Replies: 1
Views: 1,331
Posted By chrishayton
It's likely a broken ribbon cable inside. You see...

It's likely a broken ribbon cable inside. You see it a lot with canon zoom lenses. Send it back and see if they will repair it. It's a simple fix
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 07-21-2016
Replies: 251
Views: 82,748
Posted By chrishayton
https://c1.staticflickr.com/9/8893/28177221280_742...

https://c1.staticflickr.com/9/8893/28177221280_7425480d8b_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/JVVCd1)Rhodos (https://flic.kr/p/JVVCd1) by chrishayton (https://www.flickr.com/photos/chrishayton/), on Flickr
Forum: Tom Abrahamsson of RapidWinder.com 05-27-2016
Replies: 20
Views: 5,172
Posted By chrishayton
I have never heard a bad word uttered about Tom....

I have never heard a bad word uttered about Tom. My boss Jem Kime sings nothing but his praises. Would be nice to have a coffee and chat cameras one day.
He also makes some exceptional camera...
Forum: Fuji Digital General Discussion 03-02-2016
Replies: 175
Views: 19,829
Posted By chrishayton
The viewfinders are made by Cosina. (they are...

The viewfinders are made by Cosina. (they are same as the Voigtlanders. The finish and show placement differ though)
Forum: Nikon RF 12-31-2015
Replies: 757
Views: 237,123
Posted By chrishayton
Ill do you a special deal if you pop into the...

Ill do you a special deal if you pop into the shop to buy it ;)
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 10-10-2015
Replies: 18
Views: 3,732
Posted By chrishayton
I can only speak highly of their quality of...

I can only speak highly of their quality of service. Ive only ever had a great experience with Kamera Service.
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 10-10-2015
Replies: 21
Views: 4,093
Posted By chrishayton
Sensor cleaning swabs work brilliantly. Highly...

Sensor cleaning swabs work brilliantly. Highly recommend them over anything else.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 09-12-2015
Replies: 1,345
Views: 393,930
Posted By chrishayton
Fantastic shot.

Fantastic shot.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 09-12-2015
Replies: 20
Views: 1,811
Posted By chrishayton
I often wonder why more people don't shoot film...

I often wonder why more people don't shoot film on Canon EOS cameras. The modern lenses are outstanding (e.g. 135 F2, 85 1.2, 70-200 2.8) and Canon made some excellent film cameras (30, 3, 1V) with...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 09-09-2015
Replies: 21
Views: 3,837
Posted By chrishayton
They made a domed one to fit with a 19mm Filter...

They made a domed one to fit with a 19mm Filter on the elmar too. Im yet to find one though.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-24-2015
Replies: 4,569
Views: 1,304,074
Posted By chrishayton
https://farm1.staticflickr.com/713/20841165665_4fd...

https://farm1.staticflickr.com/713/20841165665_4fdc0d6e39_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/xKEqsv)Formby Beach (https://flic.kr/p/xKEqsv) by chrishayton (https://www.flickr.com/photos/chrishayton/), on...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 08-24-2015
Replies: 399
Views: 55,866
Posted By chrishayton
https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5622/20220170343_07...

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5622/20220170343_073e3b14da_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/wNMEbB)Formby Beach (https://flic.kr/p/wNMEbB) by chrishayton (https://www.flickr.com/photos/chrishayton/), on...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 08-24-2015
Replies: 399
Views: 55,866
Posted By chrishayton
https://farm1.staticflickr.com/681/20654428239_4ea...

https://farm1.staticflickr.com/681/20654428239_4ea47e1bcb_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/xtakVH)Formby Beach (https://flic.kr/p/xtakVH) by chrishayton (https://www.flickr.com/photos/chrishayton/), on Flickr
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 07-27-2015
Replies: 5
Views: 922
Posted By chrishayton
The lens in the photos appears to be Exakta Paul....

The lens in the photos appears to be Exakta Paul. Bring it in tomorrow. Interesting if its bayonet and not Exakta
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-25-2015
Replies: 7,429
Views: 3,788,306
Posted By chrishayton
Love that shot. The camera looks fantastic with...

Love that shot. The camera looks fantastic with the chrome parts.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 05-14-2015
Replies: 27
Views: 2,361
Posted By chrishayton
Had one for a year in the shop where I work. Took...

Had one for a year in the shop where I work. Took a fair few photos with it. It's soft wide open without the filter as you would expect of that aperture lens at that time and very very soft with,...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 04-11-2015
Replies: 1,551
Views: 239,761
Posted By chrishayton
Kenny Wayne...

Kenny Wayne Shepherd
https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7682/16494167973_7faa47af7b_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/r8wVur)Kenny Wayne Shepherd (https://flic.kr/p/r8wVur) by chrishayton...
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-03-2015
Replies: 7
Views: 1,212
Posted By chrishayton
oops. Just get it processed somewhere cheaply and...

oops. Just get it processed somewhere cheaply and I can scan it in and see whats rescuable.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-15-2015
Replies: 9
Views: 1,050
Posted By chrishayton
It works fine although I recommend swapping the...

It works fine although I recommend swapping the pressure plates over. The m4p plate is top edge is chamfered and the earlier cameras aren't and clearance can be a problem. Swapping the plates is...
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-07-2015
Replies: 2,578
Views: 494,174
Posted By chrishayton
https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8589/16695154031_db...

https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8589/16695154031_db66fcefb5_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/rri2Di)Scan-150301-0007 (https://flic.kr/p/rri2Di) by chrishayton (https://www.flickr.com/people/[email protected]/), on...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 02-25-2015
Replies: 3
Views: 684
Posted By chrishayton
New M Mount Digital Rangefinder?

Suprised this hasn't been mentioned here yet

http://www.dpreview.com/articles/2297085902/konost-full-frame-digital-rangefinder-in-the-pipeline-for-2016

Not sure its a fantastic business plan but...
Forum: Nikon RF 02-10-2015
Replies: 2
Views: 620
Posted By chrishayton
Looks like a LTM lens with a LTM to Leica M...

Looks like a LTM lens with a LTM to Leica M adapter.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 01-28-2015
Replies: 66
Views: 7,997
Posted By chrishayton
Looks real. Nice condition too. 1500-3000...

Looks real. Nice condition too. 1500-3000 depending how how nice it actually is. Nows your chance to own something lovely at a great price
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 01-20-2015
Replies: 42
Views: 7,243
Posted By chrishayton
After using both, basically the M9 is an M8 with...

After using both, basically the M9 is an M8 with a full frame sensor, IR filter and slightly better ISO. Is it worth twice the price? I'd say no.
I think at 800-1000 the M8 is a decent buy (it is a...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-08-2015
Replies: 73
Views: 9,066
Posted By chrishayton
I work as a used camera dealer so always playing...

I work as a used camera dealer so always playing with the older models. The D700 is the best buy. Image quality is excellent even now. Files are lovely. The build is top notch and the AF is top of...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-03-2014
Replies: 1,734
Views: 322,126
Posted By chrishayton
https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8607/15319180804_5d...

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Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 12-01-2014
Replies: 493
Views: 173,322
Posted By chrishayton
https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7582/15924313251_4b...

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7582/15924313251_4bf1ddc1a1_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/qgbgx2)DSC03422 (https://flic.kr/p/qgbgx2) by chrishayton (https://www.flickr.com/people/[email protected]/), on...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-27-2014
Replies: 2,698
Views: 792,702
Posted By chrishayton
https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7487/15704701990_1c...

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7487/15704701990_1cd0079aa3_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/pVLGKY)DSC_8850 (https://flic.kr/p/pVLGKY) by chrishayton (https://www.flickr.com/people/[email protected]/), on...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-27-2014
Replies: 6
Views: 1,476
Posted By chrishayton
Unless the batteries swell or leak. I'd prefer a...

Unless the batteries swell or leak. I'd prefer a slotted one given the chance
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-01-2014
Replies: 26
Views: 2,287
Posted By chrishayton
Avoid the GS-1. They seem to suffer from...

Avoid the GS-1. They seem to suffer from reliability issues. If 645 is enough an ETRS is a surprisingly rugged and reliable camera. Plus they are super cheap!
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 08-28-2014
Replies: 23
Views: 1,733
Posted By chrishayton
Hi. I know that a shop in the same building as...

Hi. I know that a shop in the same building as The Real Camera Co, 'Fred Aldous Art and Craft Shop' stocks Ilford Developing chemicals and therefore saves Real Camera Stocking them.

Worth a Visit...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-29-2014
Replies: 29
Views: 2,604
Posted By chrishayton
Ill guarantee you won't be able to see those...

Ill guarantee you won't be able to see those marks in any image you take. Don't worry about getting it repaired and just use it. The only time I have ever noticed a scratch on a lens is when using an...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 06-27-2014
Replies: 2,698
Views: 792,702
Posted By chrishayton
Nikkormat FS and FTN

Here are two of my Nikon's
The Chrome camera is the elusive FS and the Black is a scruffy FTN which prior to me buying it, it was owned by British photographer Paul Hill....
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 03-25-2014
Replies: 12
Views: 2,061
Posted By chrishayton
I have 50 sheets of the original stuff in my...

I have 50 sheets of the original stuff in my basement, Probably should sell it, Great Film though
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-10-2014
Replies: 1
Views: 545
Posted By chrishayton
DPD? We use them at work and they cover up to...

DPD? We use them at work and they cover up to 10000 apparently
Forum: Zeiss Contax 11-24-2013
Replies: 7
Views: 5,247
Posted By chrishayton
No the cr123 is a fair bit larger and won't fit

No the cr123 is a fair bit larger and won't fit
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-02-2013
Replies: 7
Views: 816
Posted By chrishayton
Id recommend Will Van Manen. CRR is great too but...

Id recommend Will Van Manen. CRR is great too but with Will the turnaround is MUCH faster and the work is impeccable. Highly recommend
Forum: Digital Compacts 09-16-2013
Replies: 16
Views: 3,131
Posted By chrishayton
Wait till you see the viewfinder. Its rather...

Wait till you see the viewfinder. Its rather disappointing ( low resolution and small)
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-04-2013
Replies: 7,429
Views: 3,788,306
Posted By chrishayton
http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3678/9672854501_3728...

http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3678/9672854501_3728ba711a_b.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/chrishayton/9672854501/)
DSC_7558 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/chrishayton/9672854501/) by chrishayton...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-01-2013
Replies: 1
Views: 629
Posted By chrishayton
If your camera is set up correctly and the lenses...

If your camera is set up correctly and the lenses were new I'd be surprised if they don't all work correctly. Lenses rarely front or backfocus (aside from focus shift), it's just the Internet forums...
Forum: Other RF 08-23-2013
Replies: 23
Views: 3,197
Posted By chrishayton
I've got two of these. A mint black one I like...

I've got two of these. A mint black one I like using and a 35v with the underwater housing which I'm yet to use. The housings pretty cool though
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-23-2013
Replies: 21
Views: 1,325
Posted By chrishayton
It's exakta, some early exaktas had a 39.5 screw...

It's exakta, some early exaktas had a 39.5 screw fit.
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 08-21-2013
Replies: 39
Views: 11,153
Posted By chrishayton
Leica do the same with their chrome lenses for...

Leica do the same with their chrome lenses for some reason. I guess with brass if you want it black it usually has to be painted and will wear quickly (with some exceptions of course e.g. black...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 08-20-2013
Replies: 372
Views: 61,423
Posted By chrishayton
http://farm7.staticflickr.com/6225/6289724665_3671...

http://farm7.staticflickr.com/6225/6289724665_3671ca6a3f_b.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/chrishayton/6289724665/)
Untitled (http://www.flickr.com/photos/chrishayton/6289724665/) by chrishayton...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 08-20-2013
Replies: 372
Views: 61,423
Posted By chrishayton
http://farm7.staticflickr.com/6228/6232053206_1b15...

http://farm7.staticflickr.com/6228/6232053206_1b153099f6_b.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/chrishayton/6232053206/)
Untitled (http://www.flickr.com/photos/chrishayton/6232053206/) by chrishayton...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 08-17-2013
Replies: 92
Views: 18,033
Posted By chrishayton
Its certainly not 'crap'. Its not got the best...

Its certainly not 'crap'. Its not got the best 'bokeh' compared to the leica's or the VC 35mm f1.2 but its sharp enough, small and fast.
Its also a bargain for what you get.

Both versions are good....
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-16-2013
Replies: 3
Views: 597
Posted By chrishayton
Hi can you scan 4x5 with the umax?

Hi can you scan 4x5 with the umax?
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 08-13-2013
Replies: 1,347
Views: 265,256
Posted By chrishayton
http://farm3.staticflickr.com/2824/9501394809_77e3...

http://farm3.staticflickr.com/2824/9501394809_77e30ed204_b.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/chrishayton/9501394809/)
DSC_7478 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/chrishayton/9501394809/) by chrishayton...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-01-2013
Replies: 7,429
Views: 3,788,306
Posted By chrishayton
http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7446/9413903149_34dd...

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7446/9413903149_34dd348f7e_b.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/chrishayton/9413903149/)
Untitled (http://www.flickr.com/photos/chrishayton/9413903149/) by chrishayton...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-12-2013
Replies: 3,190
Views: 558,270
Posted By chrishayton
http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7325/9272425510_cd80...

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DSC00249 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/chrishayton/9272425510/) by chrishayton...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-25-2013
Replies: 14
Views: 1,387
Posted By chrishayton
The lens is a Thambar

The lens is a Thambar
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-22-2013
Replies: 350
Views: 33,346
Posted By chrishayton
What a difference two years make. Ive had a...

What a difference two years make. Ive had a Mamiya 7II (which I used for abit of travel, to the Maldives) and sold.
I Bought an Ebony 45S which I still have and enjoy greatly.
Still not got a black...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 06-18-2013
Replies: 46
Views: 7,245
Posted By chrishayton
http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5326/9080595464_9b9d...

http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5326/9080595464_9b9d9a67a6_b.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/chrishayton/9080595464/)
Untitled (http://www.flickr.com/photos/chrishayton/9080595464/) by chrishayton...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 06-14-2013
Replies: 135
Views: 18,180
Posted By chrishayton
Well i was a doubter ( still am about the lens...

Well i was a doubter ( still am about the lens speed) but I handled one today at the local Leica dealer (he insisted) and its actually very nice. Excellent handling, Manual focus is perfectly...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-12-2013
Replies: 3
Views: 584
Posted By chrishayton
Its might been repainted or the pressure of the...

Its might been repainted or the pressure of the baseplate has loosened the paint. I wouldn't worry about it. My M4-P has no paint on the back door at all, The paint doesn't seem as hard wearing as...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-05-2013
Replies: 7,429
Views: 3,788,306
Posted By chrishayton
So you have camera / lens set up worth in excess...

So you have camera / lens set up worth in excess of 1500 but cant afford to shoot film? Seems a waste ?
Edit, Actually, Ill happily donate some colour negative film to get you out using it, PM me...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 06-04-2013
Replies: 343
Views: 35,716
Posted By chrishayton
Doesn't look promising, guess this confirms it

Doesn't look promising, guess this confirms it
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-29-2013
Replies: 2
Views: 616
Posted By chrishayton
ALOT of ebay sellers will fake warranty cards....

ALOT of ebay sellers will fake warranty cards. Its common in the Far East but still happens In Europe and the US. I see so many incomplete warranty card buying used Leica gear that its easy for a...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-27-2013
Replies: 15
Views: 1,496
Posted By chrishayton
I have to admit, An M is the smallest camera I...

I have to admit, An M is the smallest camera I enjoy using. Ergonomics have gone out the window recently with camera design.
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 05-03-2013
Replies: 37
Views: 3,051
Posted By chrishayton
Hi. I work at the Real Camera and many people on...

Hi. I work at the Real Camera and many people on here know me personally. We believe in sensible repair prices. I didn't answer the email regarding your camera but our engineer, with many many years...
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 05-02-2013
Replies: 35
Views: 2,282
Posted By chrishayton
I'd love a 21mm equivalent one. Lens speed is...

I'd love a 21mm equivalent one. Lens speed is unimportant. F4 F4.5 etc would be fine as long as it was sharp and low distortion. I wouldn't mind a 50mm f1.4 or F2 equiv too.
I'd certainly buy the...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 03-02-2013
Replies: 9
Views: 888
Posted By chrishayton
Ebay is without the best place to sell it but you...

Ebay is without the best place to sell it but you have to consider that you loose 10% of the final value (although this is capped at 40 (I assume the same in $)
Ebay is a HUGE market place
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-01-2013
Replies: 67
Views: 6,364
Posted By chrishayton
Do you know how hard it is to find Pentax K fit...

Do you know how hard it is to find Pentax K fit lenses (except the basic range). That one reason alone would keep me away from pentax digital or film
Plus when you do find them they are crazy...
Forum: RFF Polls 03-01-2013
Replies: 157
Views: 12,092
Posted By chrishayton
I have to agree that the Pentax is rather...

I have to agree that the Pentax is rather impressive indeed. You know where to sell it when you get bored of it :)
Forum: RFF Polls 03-01-2013
Replies: 157
Views: 12,092
Posted By chrishayton
I sold my M8 a couple of years ago and replaced...

I sold my M8 a couple of years ago and replaced it with a Nikon D3. The Nikon is immense in every sense of the word. Super fast, amazing high ISO IQ, exceptional AF oh and yes its rather large.
I...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 03-01-2013
Replies: 13
Views: 1,569
Posted By chrishayton
Billinghams are incredibly waterproof. I use mine...

Billinghams are incredibly waterproof. I use mine everyday of the year, In heavy english rain/snow/hail and its the only bag I have ever trusted to be 100% waterproof.
Its for that reason alone that...
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 02-12-2013
Replies: 18
Views: 1,426
Posted By chrishayton
Reputable company. Been to there shop and its...

Reputable company. Been to there shop and its camera Nirvana.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-04-2013
Replies: 16
Views: 1,709
Posted By chrishayton
This link confirms my point (I knew the answer...

This link confirms my point (I knew the answer just wondered why the OP thought it wasn't metal)
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 02-04-2013
Replies: 14
Views: 1,051
Posted By chrishayton
Top tip. the 40mm Aftermarket hood for the Fuji...

Top tip. the 40mm Aftermarket hood for the Fuji X10 fit the Canon 35/2 and work great, No vignetting. They aren't as deep as others and do not require an adapter which would always add to the length....
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-03-2013
Replies: 16
Views: 1,709
Posted By chrishayton
The m6 shutter speed dial is metal ?

The m6 shutter speed dial is metal ?
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-31-2013
Replies: 15
Views: 1,308
Posted By chrishayton
Brighter maybe but bessa patches flare easily and...

Brighter maybe but bessa patches flare easily and Zeiss ones disappear if you move your eye off centre. They both suffer from misaligned horizontals when not looking directly centre (same with Mamiya...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 01-07-2013
Replies: 4
Views: 986
Posted By chrishayton
Theres also Kamera Service in the NL. Will Van...

Theres also Kamera Service in the NL. Will Van Manen who runs the business is great.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-03-2013
Replies: 34
Views: 4,673
Posted By chrishayton
http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8364/8340341020_2459...

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8364/8340341020_24591ae053_b.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/chrishayton/8340341020/)
Taken with iPhone 5 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/chrishayton/8340341020/) by...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 12-29-2012
Replies: 31
Views: 3,070
Posted By chrishayton
I agree with roger regarding the wording Its not...

I agree with roger regarding the wording

Its not like its a major issue, its a cheap camera with a badly worded listing.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 11-28-2012
Replies: 33
Views: 3,292
Posted By chrishayton
serious? or is this a 'LOOK HOW GOOD A DEAL I...

serious? or is this a 'LOOK HOW GOOD A DEAL I GOT' kind of thread
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-27-2012
Replies: 42
Views: 3,885
Posted By chrishayton
http://www.reddotcameras.co.uk/product_info.php?cP...

http://www.reddotcameras.co.uk/product_info.php?cPath=34_35&products_id=4264
Shame its an M1 but nearly fits the bill for the OP
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-27-2012
Replies: 42
Views: 3,885
Posted By chrishayton
A black repaint m2/3 is worth around 700-1000...

A black repaint m2/3 is worth around 700-1000 depending on overall quality of finish and condition
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-23-2012
Replies: 2,698
Views: 792,702
Posted By chrishayton
Its worth around 200-250

Its worth around 200-250
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-23-2012
Replies: 25
Views: 2,425
Posted By chrishayton
lol it looks great. Its not worth a huge amount...

lol it looks great. Its not worth a huge amount but id happily use it ( I already have one in much nicer condition but if it works it works. )
At least it has character.
The taped up flash syncs...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 11-21-2012
Replies: 15
Views: 3,085
Posted By chrishayton
Yes it will fit but Id suggest taking just the...

Yes it will fit but Id suggest taking just the Nexus or just the Netbook as it will be tight with both. The Rollei will be fine. Ive had a Pentax 67 with an M6 in mine.

The Rolleiflex, 35 and R3...
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 11-20-2012
Replies: 32
Views: 10,519
Posted By chrishayton
I really wanted the Xe-1 until I picked up a X100...

I really wanted the Xe-1 until I picked up a X100 that I got offered. Now I have to say I would need the optical VF aspect. I have had NEX and M4/3rds cameras and never gelled with them but the X100...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-16-2012
Replies: 7
Views: 3,642
Posted By chrishayton
Kodak gold and superior are excellent films. high...

Kodak gold and superior are excellent films. high resolution with fantastic colour. don't believe the hype with film (except portra 400 which is exceptional)
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-15-2012
Replies: 34
Views: 2,299
Posted By chrishayton
Another vote for a Nikonos, Either the IV-A or V....

Another vote for a Nikonos, Either the IV-A or V. Silly cheap and incredible build quality. I regret selling my Iva but I used it for two rolls in 12 months.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-15-2012
Replies: 10
Views: 1,385
Posted By chrishayton
I have a Nikon D3 with various lenses but I feel...

I have a Nikon D3 with various lenses but I feel my X100 is just as capable when it comes to image quality in all but the poorest of light
The Fuji is a perfect travel camera however its not a good...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-13-2012
Replies: 2
Views: 505
Posted By chrishayton
M4-P rear door material?

Hi I have an early recessed windows M4-P and the rear door needs repainting. Ive stripped the paint but I'm curious to what the metal is? Does anybody know?
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 11-11-2012
Replies: 2,531
Views: 624,386
Posted By chrishayton
http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8343/8176000174_0303...

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8343/8176000174_030310cba7_b.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/chrishayton/8176000174/)
DSCF0323 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/chrishayton/8176000174/) by chrishayton...
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 11-10-2012
Replies: 2,531
Views: 624,386
Posted By chrishayton
http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8198/8171638435_d2d0...

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8198/8171638435_d2d0c8bb2f_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/chrishayton/8171638435/)
Manchester Town Hall (http://www.flickr.com/photos/chrishayton/8171638435/) by...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 11-08-2012
Replies: 48
Views: 4,921
Posted By chrishayton
This statement pretty much sums up my view of the...

This statement pretty much sums up my view of the two systems. Micro four thirds is a well established system that promises so much but the cameras are too 'digital' and the sensor is too small if...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-25-2012
Replies: 7,429
Views: 3,788,306
Posted By chrishayton
The googled 35s will work perfectly well on the...

The googled 35s will work perfectly well on the m2. It will even work on an m9 should you want. Leave the goggles on though.
Forum: Travel 10-24-2012
Replies: 22
Views: 3,534
Posted By chrishayton
Yeh thats whats changing my mind after I had...

Yeh thats whats changing my mind after I had packed all my stuff, I don't want it to be all about photography, Id like a high quality camera for some shots of the island and environment (for my own...
Forum: Travel 10-24-2012
Replies: 22
Views: 3,534
Posted By chrishayton
Sorry, Im not sure how to take that? As a well...

Sorry, Im not sure how to take that? As a well traveled photographer I would have thought your input would have been more informative, especially as someone who writes about owning an using many...
Forum: Travel 10-24-2012
Replies: 22
Views: 3,534
Posted By chrishayton
I do have a little underwater digital compact...

I do have a little underwater digital compact which is definitely going. Thank you, Im sure we will and Ill be sure to post pictures when we get back no matter what I take.
Forum: Travel 10-24-2012
Replies: 22
Views: 3,534
Posted By chrishayton
Maldives, What to take!!!

Well I'm off to the Maldives shortly with my partner and her family and I had my camera gear planned for a while. It was to be my Mamiya 7II with 43 and 80mm and Leica M4-P with Summitar and 25mm...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-24-2012
Replies: 1,734
Views: 322,126
Posted By chrishayton
http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8173/7951881478_6dbd...

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8173/7951881478_6dbd062a6f_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/chrishayton/7951881478/)
DSC_3350 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/chrishayton/7951881478/) by chrishayton...
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 10-24-2012
Replies: 35
Views: 8,187
Posted By chrishayton
http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8194/8117384154_28ff...

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8194/8117384154_28ffc3ed11_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/chrishayton/8117384154/)
IMG333 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/chrishayton/8117384154/) by chrishayton...
Forum: Optics Theory - 10-23-2012
Replies: 1,867
Views: 1,734,042
Posted By chrishayton
http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8335/8117384764_2309...

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8335/8117384764_23095b5df5_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/chrishayton/8117384764/)
IMG373 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/chrishayton/8117384764/) by chrishayton...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-22-2012
Replies: 122
Views: 33,485
Posted By chrishayton
A few great lenses come to mind off the top of my...

A few great lenses come to mind off the top of my head, Interesting and great optics
40mm F2 OM
28mm F2.8 Zeiss C/Y
21mm F2 OM
80mm F1.4 Summilux
105mm F2.5 Nikkor
24 1.4 L Canon FD
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 10-18-2012
Replies: 31
Views: 6,450
Posted By chrishayton
Velbon Rexi L. Highly recommended. Its tiny yet...

Velbon Rexi L. Highly recommended. Its tiny yet extends to full size and is sturdy enough for my ebony 4x5. very inexpensive too
Forum: Xpan & Other Panoramics 10-18-2012
Replies: 123
Views: 20,385
Posted By chrishayton
ARGHHHHH I WANT ONE!!!!!!!! I bet the build...

ARGHHHHH I WANT ONE!!!!!!!!
I bet the build quality is rubbish. Id like to handle one before I buy really with this but I really want one based on the photos, the few no 'lomo' style shots look great.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-16-2012
Replies: 3
Views: 1,331
Posted By chrishayton
Schneideritis is something completely different,...

Schneideritis is something completely different, Its a reaction between the opaque paint on the back of elements and the glass not the surfaces in the optical path
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-16-2012
Replies: 58
Views: 14,556
Posted By chrishayton
All the camera you quote are slow to use, The...

All the camera you quote are slow to use, The Mamiya is as quick to use as a Leica and not that much bigger. ( yes the Alpa is small its still scale focus using external finders or ground glass and...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-16-2012
Replies: 58
Views: 14,556
Posted By chrishayton
I have an M4-P and a Mamiya 7II. The mamiya is a...

I have an M4-P and a Mamiya 7II. The mamiya is a better technical camera, output is better, Great meter etc but the Leica is a nicer thing to own and its more tactile, the rangefinder is better and...
Forum: Scale Focus 35's 10-14-2012
Replies: 5
Views: 1,546
Posted By chrishayton
No, It doesn't have a rangefinder for a start...

No, It doesn't have a rangefinder for a start...
Forum: Off Topic 10-09-2012
Replies: 1
Views: 477
Posted By chrishayton
If you enjoy cycling look in. Its worth a watch!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7ZmJtYaUTa0&feature=player_embedded

Just unbelievable stuff, I rode Biketrials on dedicated bikes for years so can vouch for how difficult, technical and impressive...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 10-09-2012
Replies: 24
Views: 4,581
Posted By chrishayton
I own a Mamiya 7 and compared to my M or my Nikon...

I own a Mamiya 7 and compared to my M or my Nikon D3 is feels a bit fragile however the one thing that sticks with me from handling the Fuji/Bessa III is that it feels very fragile. The build works...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 10-07-2012
Replies: 401
Views: 155,007
Posted By chrishayton
http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8180/8064460322_bf26...

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8180/8064460322_bf26c3039a_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/chrishayton/8064460322/)
img283 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/chrishayton/8064460322/) by chrishayton...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-07-2012
Replies: 1,672
Views: 426,748
Posted By chrishayton
http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8174/8064460551_ee17...

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8174/8064460551_ee170e4a8a_b.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/chrishayton/8064460551/)
img232 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/chrishayton/8064460551/) by chrishayton...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 10-06-2012
Replies: 15
Views: 2,599
Posted By chrishayton
Its a great lens, Its as good as all but the...

Its a great lens, Its as good as all but the current Leica 35mm Summicron in technical terms, Bokeh is nice too.
For the price they cost buy one and if you don't like it then you will get your money...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 10-06-2012
Replies: 9
Views: 1,588
Posted By chrishayton
If its the one I listed on ebay earlier...

If its the one I listed on ebay earlier (real.camera) then I would suggest the only solution if you want to use the RF is to replace the prism, its very dim. Peter Grisaffi in Luton (CCR Luton) would...
Forum: Nikon RF 10-05-2012
Replies: 7
Views: 1,392
Posted By chrishayton
Will Van Manen is highly recommended. I have had...

Will Van Manen is highly recommended. I have had lots serviced by him and always very very please with his work.
Forum: Large Format Film RF 10-04-2012
Replies: 26
Views: 4,833
Posted By chrishayton
Great deal, You could EASILY get your money back...

Great deal, You could EASILY get your money back on just the lens boards. Have fun using it.
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 10-04-2012
Replies: 401
Views: 155,007
Posted By chrishayton
http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8182/8054302552_3997...

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8182/8054302552_399743d42b_b.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/chrishayton/8054302552/)
img274 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/chrishayton/8054302552/) by chrishayton...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 10-04-2012
Replies: 401
Views: 155,007
Posted By chrishayton
http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8169/8054302687_87c8...

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8169/8054302687_87c821fd09_b.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/chrishayton/8054302687/)
img270 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/chrishayton/8054302687/) by chrishayton...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 10-04-2012
Replies: 401
Views: 155,007
Posted By chrishayton
http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8173/8054303468_3da2...

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8173/8054303468_3da262ec0c_b.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/chrishayton/8054303468/)
img278 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/chrishayton/8054303468/) by chrishayton...
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-30-2012
Replies: 23
Views: 4,615
Posted By chrishayton
I'll be there on a buying and exploring trip...

I'll be there on a buying and exploring trip through work, cant wait.
Forum: Large Format Film RF 09-29-2012
Replies: 388
Views: 155,497
Posted By chrishayton
http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8169/8036260696_7052...

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8169/8036260696_70528677f5_b.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/chrishayton/8036260696/)
Untitled-Grayscale-04-2 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/chrishayton/8036260696/) by...
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 09-26-2012
Replies: 35
Views: 8,187
Posted By chrishayton
Great thread timing, I bought one of these...

Great thread timing, I bought one of these yesterday, Tried it out on a friends M9 today and was blown away, No CA and ultra sharp. Very pleased with it
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 09-08-2012
Replies: 6
Views: 2,524
Posted By chrishayton
It fits 40mm thread, the inside of the hood then...

It fits 40mm thread, the inside of the hood then has a inner thread of 52mm to mount filters. Similar to the Series filters with the 35mm 1.4 Pre-Asph does
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 09-07-2012
Replies: 6
Views: 2,524
Posted By chrishayton
If you pop onto ebay and look for the cheap Fuji...

If you pop onto ebay and look for the cheap Fuji X10 copy hoods they fit and work with the canon 35mm F2.
I have tried 40.5 hoods with step rings but they all vignetted, the X10 hood isn't as...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 09-05-2012
Replies: 1,734
Views: 322,126
Posted By chrishayton
http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8320/7939717466_ab2b...

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8320/7939717466_ab2bb2ab4c_b.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/chrishayton/7939717466/)
DSC_3685 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/chrishayton/7939717466/) by chrishayton...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 08-25-2012
Replies: 2,698
Views: 792,702
Posted By chrishayton
http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8441/7839202436_198b...

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8441/7839202436_198b8b473b_b.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/chrishayton/7839202436/)
Quality lens, junk camera (which is rather nice)...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-19-2012
Replies: 11
Views: 2,322
Posted By chrishayton
It's a quality lens manufacturer from Japan. It's...

It's a quality lens manufacturer from Japan. It's not just rare, its 1.1 from a time when 1.4 was ground breaking.
I'd recommend reading up on zunow, they made some interesting stuff and have a...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-04-2012
Replies: 262
Views: 30,520
Posted By chrishayton
It would have to be my Mamiya 7II and 80mm Lens....

It would have to be my Mamiya 7II and 80mm Lens. Pretty much a perfect camera for what I would ever want.
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 07-26-2012
Replies: 401
Views: 155,007
Posted By chrishayton
Cool shots bob. I like the concept too. So are...

Cool shots bob. I like the concept too. So are you handholding?
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-25-2012
Replies: 13
Views: 4,712
Posted By chrishayton
What you are asking for is a seriously exotic...

What you are asking for is a seriously exotic lens. They do not come cheap. It's cheaper to buy a Samyang fisheye. You won't find any rectilinear lenses that wide. Perhaps a screw on attachment lens...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 07-21-2012
Replies: 8
Views: 1,784
Posted By chrishayton
Its not actually hot though, just an accessory...

Its not actually hot though, just an accessory shoe.
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 07-18-2012
Replies: 5
Views: 2,287
Posted By chrishayton
^ Those are some of the best shots I have seen...

^ Those are some of the best shots I have seen with any M4/3rds Camera. Wonderful photography. The first is spectacular, Saying that they are all fantastic.
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 07-14-2012
Replies: 401
Views: 155,007
Posted By chrishayton
Tri-x @400 and ilfosol 3. Thanks for the comment.

Tri-x @400 and ilfosol 3. Thanks for the comment.
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 07-13-2012
Replies: 401
Views: 155,007
Posted By chrishayton
http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8165/7563649736_20a0...

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8165/7563649736_20a0d2c2f6_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/chrishayton/7563649736/)
img253 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/chrishayton/7563649736/) by chrishayton...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 07-13-2012
Replies: 401
Views: 155,007
Posted By chrishayton
http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7277/7563704496_c3d8...

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7277/7563704496_c3d86c4727_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/chrishayton/7563704496/)
img250 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/chrishayton/7563704496/) by chrishayton...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 07-13-2012
Replies: 401
Views: 155,007
Posted By chrishayton
http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8432/7563647920_5f8d...

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img248 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/chrishayton/7563647920/) by chrishayton...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 07-10-2012
Replies: 15
Views: 2,812
Posted By chrishayton
FFordes in the UK have them new

FFordes in the UK have them new
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 07-09-2012
Replies: 2
Views: 910
Posted By chrishayton
Id suggest the F2. Great bag and ideal size.

Id suggest the F2. Great bag and ideal size.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 07-03-2012
Replies: 65
Views: 8,952
Posted By chrishayton
I have a Leica M body and have had lots of...

I have a Leica M body and have had lots of different Leica Lenses ranging from cheap to modern and expensive and I sold my last Summicron to use a 35mm F2.5 Voigtlander. So I have a Expensive(ish)...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-16-2012
Replies: 4
Views: 935
Posted By chrishayton
Peter Grisaffi. CCR Luton Camera Repairs or...

Peter Grisaffi. CCR Luton Camera Repairs or Malcolm Taylor
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-09-2012
Replies: 60
Views: 4,462
Posted By chrishayton
Obama? http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7262/70032761...

Obama?
http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7262/7003276128_4227bb53e7_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/barackobamadotcom/7003276128/)
Ready to Go Rally, Richmond, VA, May 5th, 2012...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 05-06-2012
Replies: 8
Views: 5,388
Posted By chrishayton
OLLUX? Id swap for my LH-2 lol

OLLUX? Id swap for my LH-2 lol
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-05-2012
Replies: 22
Views: 2,177
Posted By chrishayton
Sell it here. Ebays fine, even for Leica, but its...

Sell it here. Ebays fine, even for Leica, but its friendlier and cheaper here.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 05-04-2012
Replies: 23
Views: 4,430
Posted By chrishayton
Its certainly a fake, sorry to say, the shutter...

Its certainly a fake, sorry to say, the shutter release surround and the viewfinder window are the main give aways I can see from the photos.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-03-2012
Replies: 1
Views: 480
Posted By chrishayton
Its not that unique, No idea about the dial but...

Its not that unique, No idea about the dial but my M4-p falls into the m4-2 serials, There was a topic on this a few months back and they was around 5 other people who mentioned the same thing.
Leica...
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 04-25-2012
Replies: 144
Views: 16,092
Posted By chrishayton
I recognise that lens! :) Id love someone to...

I recognise that lens! :)

Id love someone to come into work with an RD1 to sell. Id love to try one out. I could live with the crop factor to have a digital film camera.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 04-23-2012
Replies: 2,125
Views: 591,600
Posted By chrishayton
http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7212/7106838563_2552...

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7212/7106838563_2552b73472_b.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/chrishayton/7106838563/)
DSC_3382 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/chrishayton/7106838563/) by chrishayton...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 04-23-2012
Replies: 25
Views: 5,512
Posted By chrishayton
I bought a cover today. He sent me a paypal...

I bought a cover today. He sent me a paypal invoice which I payed through paypal's website
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-16-2012
Replies: 17
Views: 1,368
Posted By chrishayton
M4-P is easy to adjust the Vertical RF. You just...

M4-P is easy to adjust the Vertical RF. You just need a couple of screwdrivers ( can get away with one but two of different size to fit the screws better is advisable)
Be careful not to put too much...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-16-2012
Replies: 9
Views: 1,349
Posted By chrishayton
High demand, Slow supply. Stock runs low fast.

High demand, Slow supply. Stock runs low fast.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 04-16-2012
Replies: 2,698
Views: 792,702
Posted By chrishayton
http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7081/7084693465_24ee...

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7081/7084693465_24ee3c665d_b.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/chrishayton/7084693465/)
P1040002 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/chrishayton/7084693465/) by chrishayton...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-19-2012
Replies: 7,429
Views: 3,788,306
Posted By chrishayton
http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7255/6850344244_215a...

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7255/6850344244_215ab716d9_b.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/chrishayton/6850344244/)
Leica 75mm Summilux M4-P (http://www.flickr.com/photos/chrishayton/6850344244/)...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-15-2012
Replies: 7,429
Views: 3,788,306
Posted By chrishayton
http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7199/6839251994_6347...

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7199/6839251994_6347a02ef9_b.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/chrishayton/6839251994/)
leica polar-2 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/chrishayton/6839251994/) by...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 03-14-2012
Replies: 104
Views: 10,461
Posted By chrishayton
The best thing Leica could do for their M10 is...

The best thing Leica could do for their M10 is take the M9 and make it reliable and sort out that crappy LCD screen, Its embarrassing for them to have a 5000 camera with a screen far worse than a...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 03-10-2012
Replies: 71
Views: 8,213
Posted By chrishayton
http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7037/6821829544_c623...

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7037/6821829544_c62357aed4_b.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/chrishayton/6821829544/)
img152 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/chrishayton/6821829544/) by chrishayton...
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 03-09-2012
Replies: 32
Views: 6,814
Posted By chrishayton
I had pretty much every Winogrand book whilst I...

I had pretty much every Winogrand book whilst I was at uni on permanent loan along with William Klein's New york amongst others, It was fantastic rooting through the library finding rare out of print...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-04-2012
Replies: 24
Views: 3,375
Posted By chrishayton
The m5 is ratcheted however.

The m5 is ratcheted however.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-22-2012
Replies: 18
Views: 1,873
Posted By chrishayton
Ebay is setting the pricing on Leica equipment....

Ebay is setting the pricing on Leica equipment. Its gone through the roof in the last 2 years and most dealers in the UK are only now starting to catch up, theres been some real bargains...
Forum: CSC : Digital Compact System Cameras - 02-01-2012
Replies: 248
Views: 32,918
Posted By chrishayton
Looking at the photo it looks to be an internal...

Looking at the photo it looks to be an internal lens. In other words maybe it will fit K mount lenses but it will also have some new lenses only for use in this new mirror less mount where the optic...
Forum: Nikon RF 01-21-2012
Replies: 6
Views: 1,422
Posted By chrishayton
Its the same one. It might just belong to someone...

Its the same one. It might just belong to someone to do with this forum ( or a lot to do with this forum..)
Forum: Large Format Film RF 01-11-2012
Replies: 388
Views: 155,497
Posted By chrishayton
http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7008/6680497377_18f4...

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7008/6680497377_18f4e2a2a0_b.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/chrishayton/6680497377/)
4x5 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/chrishayton/6680497377/) by chrishayton...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-11-2012
Replies: 7,429
Views: 3,788,306
Posted By chrishayton
http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7148/6680495751_bb61...

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7148/6680495751_bb61979c10_b.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/chrishayton/6680495751/)
leica 4x5 M4-P (http://www.flickr.com/photos/chrishayton/6680495751/) by...
Forum: Large Format Film RF 01-08-2012
Replies: 388
Views: 155,497
Posted By chrishayton
http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7159/6655122591_a30f...

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7159/6655122591_a30f9f932c_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/chrishayton/6655122591/)
t202tiff (http://www.flickr.com/photos/chrishayton/6655122591/) by chrishayton...
Forum: Sony E Lenses / Adapted Lenses / Adapters / Images 12-14-2011
Replies: 9
Views: 3,589
Posted By chrishayton
Its F1.0 at the wide end and 1.2 at the tele lens...

Its F1.0 at the wide end and 1.2 at the tele lens (hence the W and T)
Vignetting will probably be there all the time. 25mm lenses produce a circular image. theres some 35mm lenses that cover APS with...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-12-2011
Replies: 9
Views: 1,047
Posted By chrishayton
Buy an extension tube, thats the easiest thing to...

Buy an extension tube, thats the easiest thing to use as a mount. Some Bellows wouldn't be a bad idea either.
Just to be pedantic to the chap who said 35mm lenses won't work, You'd be surprised. A...
Forum: Xpan & Other Panoramics 12-10-2011
Replies: 6
Views: 2,007
Posted By chrishayton
35mm Shift Lenses tend to work well to the larger...

35mm Shift Lenses tend to work well to the larger image circle.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-18-2011
Replies: 3,190
Views: 558,270
Posted By chrishayton
http://farm3.staticflickr.com/2726/4398097001_de76...

http://farm3.staticflickr.com/2726/4398097001_de76260914_z.jpg?zz=1 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/chrishayton/4398097001/)
IMG980 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/chrishayton/4398097001/) by chrishayton...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-18-2011
Replies: 3,190
Views: 558,270
Posted By chrishayton
http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3642/5843706698_7f0b...

http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3642/5843706698_7f0b5e57cd_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/chrishayton/5843706698/)
Untitled (http://www.flickr.com/photos/chrishayton/5843706698/) by chrishayton...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-18-2011
Replies: 4,569
Views: 1,304,074
Posted By chrishayton
http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3166/5843163325_4975...

http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3166/5843163325_4975bf8c7a_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/chrishayton/5843163325/)
Untitled (http://www.flickr.com/photos/chrishayton/5843163325/) by chrishayton...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-18-2011
Replies: 3,190
Views: 558,270
Posted By chrishayton
http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3271/5843164019_bb0f...

http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3271/5843164019_bb0fb9aaa0_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/chrishayton/5843164019/)
Untitled (http://www.flickr.com/photos/chrishayton/5843164019/) by chrishayton...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-18-2011
Replies: 3,190
Views: 558,270
Posted By chrishayton
http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5233/5843709856_cda3...

http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5233/5843709856_cda32b5127_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/chrishayton/5843709856/)
Untitled (http://www.flickr.com/photos/chrishayton/5843709856/) by chrishayton...
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-18-2011
Replies: 9
Views: 1,070
Posted By chrishayton
The numbers are EV numbers not apertures

The numbers are EV numbers not apertures
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-17-2011
Replies: 2,698
Views: 792,702
Posted By chrishayton
Yeh the case is just the standard case for the...

Yeh the case is just the standard case for the S1a albeit in good condition. I can certainly see the similarities with these cameras to screw mount Leicas

Its an S1a with 55mm F2 Super-Takumar, and...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-17-2011
Replies: 2,698
Views: 792,702
Posted By chrishayton
http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6035/6355249477_11c...

http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6035/6355249477_11c41820f6_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/chrishayton/6355249477/)
DSC_1616 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/chrishayton/6355249477/) by chrishayton...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-17-2011
Replies: 3
Views: 733
Posted By chrishayton
People usually want to go the other way but...

People usually want to go the other way but nothings stopping you and it may be an interesting project.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 11-16-2011
Replies: 104
Views: 15,189
Posted By chrishayton
http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6057/6290246466_5b2...

http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6057/6290246466_5b296ff749_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/chrishayton/6290246466/)
IMG230 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/chrishayton/6290246466/) by chrishayton...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-06-2011
Replies: 13
Views: 1,259
Posted By chrishayton
I had the 18-35 nikkor which was ok and now have...

I had the 18-35 nikkor which was ok and now have the 15-30 Sigma which I highly recommend if you aren't bothered about filters. Its pretty good in the corners and is extremely cheap used for some...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 11-04-2011
Replies: 2,125
Views: 591,600
Posted By chrishayton
This is currently sat on my desk at work....

This is currently sat on my desk at work. eek

http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6215/6311964550_de781e8056_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/chrishayton/6311964550/)
Leica IG 35mm Summaron, SBLOO...
Forum: RFF Polls 11-02-2011
Replies: 58
Views: 5,811
Posted By chrishayton
6x7. Hands down for me. 6x6 is fun but I don't...

6x7. Hands down for me. 6x6 is fun but I don't like printing square so 6x6 might as well be 6x45
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-01-2011
Replies: 7,429
Views: 3,788,306
Posted By chrishayton
Yes its a Luigi case and strap. I picked it up...

Yes its a Luigi case and strap. I picked it up for a good price with the intention of keeping the strap and selling the case but there were no takers on here and I'm now quite attached to it so...
Forum: Photo Software 11-01-2011
Replies: 3
Views: 1,792
Posted By chrishayton
Epson Scan ? or Vuescan but you have to pay for...

Epson Scan ? or Vuescan but you have to pay for that. Epson Scan is easy to use and reasonably good.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-01-2011
Replies: 7,429
Views: 3,788,306
Posted By chrishayton
http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6231/6303561502_dfc...

http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6231/6303561502_dfc56ee859_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/chrishayton/6303561502/)
DSC_1348 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/chrishayton/6303561502/) by chrishayton...
Forum: Xpan & Other Panoramics 10-31-2011
Replies: 3
Views: 824
Posted By chrishayton
Such a simple idea but how cool. You could have...

Such a simple idea but how cool. You could have some great fun with that.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-28-2011
Replies: 4,569
Views: 1,304,074
Posted By chrishayton
http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6225/6289724665_367...

http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6225/6289724665_3671ca6a3f.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/chrishayton/6289724665/)
Image2 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/chrishayton/6289724665/) by chrishayton...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-26-2011
Replies: 22
Views: 5,371
Posted By chrishayton
If you want pronounced '3d' look a pentax 67 and...

If you want pronounced '3d' look a pentax 67 and the 105mm F2.4 lens is hard to beat. Its a wonderful picture making machine (terrible camera...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-24-2011
Replies: 3,036
Views: 735,179
Posted By chrishayton
The lady tried undertaking and another car...

The lady tried undertaking and another car clipped her rear end and she swerved, hit the curb and flipped it. Doh!
She was fine by the way.
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-23-2011
Replies: 3,036
Views: 735,179
Posted By chrishayton
Fuji GA645. Just outside...

Fuji GA645. Just outside work.

http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6222/6272484469_861f74acc9.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/chrishayton/6272484469/)
Lever Street Manchester...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-23-2011
Replies: 47
Views: 3,693
Posted By chrishayton
I just bought a fuji GA645 and have been carrying...

I just bought a fuji GA645 and have been carrying that along with my M4-P. Its a great compliment to the 50mm I have on my M4 (the Fuji is 35mm Equiv) and it pulls extra detail for times when you...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-19-2011
Replies: 21
Views: 2,136
Posted By chrishayton
Ive looked at these articles on this lytro and i...

Ive looked at these articles on this lytro and i fail to see how it can possible work. I have a suspicion its a techno wind up. The lens spec is a joke, 8x f2 lens in a camera for less than $400....
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 10-19-2011
Replies: 12
Views: 3,582
Posted By chrishayton
Its about right. 150 - 200 is a realistic retail...

Its about right. 150 - 200 is a realistic retail price. Ive seen nice ones for 100-120 occasionally but thats up to the seller if they want to underprice things
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-12-2011
Replies: 53
Views: 8,882
Posted By chrishayton
Sorry I should have put. Bruce Gilden sometimes...

Sorry I should have put. Bruce Gilden sometimes uses a 21. I have a copy of an interview on my computer somewhere were he says he likes using a 21.
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-12-2011
Replies: 53
Views: 8,882
Posted By chrishayton
Bruce Gilden uses a 21mm

Bruce Gilden uses a 21mm
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