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Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 22 Hours Ago
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Posted By shawn
Thanks, mine too. Shawn

Thanks, mine too.

Shawn
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 22 Hours Ago
Replies: 40
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Posted By shawn
Yes, I was very impressed with it too. I'll...

Yes, I was very impressed with it too. I'll probably try another just Elmar and Elmar on the M240 in color to see how they compare.

Shawn
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 22 Hours Ago
Replies: 40
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Posted By shawn
Album with larger versions...

Album with larger versions here:

https://www.flickr.com/gp/[email protected]/Lb2Gg9

Winch in full size (click it I think to view full size and then click again to see at...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 1 Day Ago
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Posted By shawn
Look through the viewfinder(s) of the III and...

Look through the viewfinder(s) of the III and then the M240..... ;)

Shawn
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 1 Day Ago
Replies: 40
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Posted By shawn
This site is saying around ASA 2....

This site is saying around ASA 2.

https://www.photomemorabilia.co.uk/Colour_Darkroom/Early_Agfa.html#anchorfilm

So that sailboat shot above would have been around 1/3 of a second. (Original DNG is...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 1 Day Ago
Replies: 40
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Posted By shawn
Cool, I knew Kodachrome wasn’t out in 35mm till...

Cool, I knew Kodachrome wasn’t out in 35mm till 1936ish. What speed was Agfa color film. Based on that shot it must have been very slow, single digit iso maybe? That would have made these shots...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 1 Day Ago
Replies: 40
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Posted By shawn
Hard to do this in...

Hard to do this in...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 1 Day Ago
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Posted By shawn
In all but the last pair of sailboat pictures the...

In all but the last pair of sailboat pictures the first shot is TriX.

Shawn
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 2 Days Ago
Replies: 40
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Posted By shawn
Post Thanks, one more take of that same shot. This...

Thanks, one more take of that same shot. This time through DXO PhotoLab II using the ADOX CHS 100 II look along with a little bit of DXO...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 2 Days Ago
Replies: 40
Views: 1,001
Posted By shawn
Yes, the old Elmar is usable on the digital Leica...

Yes, the old Elmar is usable on the digital Leica as lenses went to the standard flange distance in 1932. Was more interested in what the combo of old body and old lens looked like to the newer body...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 2 Days Ago
Replies: 40
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Posted By shawn
m240 DNG in Iridient using the monochrome RAW...

m240 DNG in Iridient using the monochrome RAW process. Contrast turned down.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48075920598_fe95e3b200_c.jpg

m240 DNG in DXO Filmpack5 using TriX preset. Exposure...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 2 Days Ago
Replies: 40
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Posted By shawn
Last one the old Elmar was flaring. The dock shot...

Last one the old Elmar was flaring. The dock shot has a little of that too.

At that size I agree the shots are more alike than not if the differences in brightness are ignored. The old Elmar does...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 2 Days Ago
Replies: 40
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Posted By shawn
I think that is mostly brightness really. If I...

I think that is mostly brightness really. If I boost the m240 up a little they are pretty close. That was a rabbit hole I didn't really want to go down though as there are so many different...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 2 Days Ago
Replies: 40
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Posted By shawn
Few...

Few...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 2 Days Ago
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Posted By shawn
Leica vs Leica (81 years apart)

Thought this could be fun.

1932 Leica III (updated) with pre-war nickel Elmar of basically the same vintage. No serial number but it has the 7 oclock infinity position. TriX in HC110 1:63 for 9...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 2 Days Ago
Replies: 15
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Posted By shawn
When comparing against different aspect ratios I...

When comparing against different aspect ratios I find it easiest to just look at vertical or horizontal FOV. Whichever one you aren't cropping In this case vertical would be best as you are...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 2 Days Ago
Replies: 152
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Posted By shawn
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/40916497343_16...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/40916497343_168c765721_c.jpg

Shawn
Forum: Photography General Interest 5 Days Ago
Replies: 60
Views: 1,211
Posted By shawn
For those that haven't used it the lens w/adapter...

For those that haven't used it the lens w/adapter pops right on and off though so it is easy to put the lens/adapter in a coat pocket and the camera in another. Just leave the trim ring at home. The...
Forum: Photography General Interest 1 Week Ago
Replies: 60
Views: 1,211
Posted By shawn
Ricoh GW-4 and the GV-1 gives you 21mm and an OVF...

Ricoh GW-4 and the GV-1 gives you 21mm and an OVF with both 21 and 28mm frame lines.

Shawn
Forum: Photography General Interest 1 Week Ago
Replies: 60
Views: 1,211
Posted By shawn
The OVF thing is funny. Normally I really like an...

The OVF thing is funny. Normally I really like an OVF but for 28mm (and people) I kind of like not having one. With an OVF I have to get a little too close, but using the LCD I can stand a couple of...
Forum: Photography General Interest 1 Week Ago
Replies: 60
Views: 1,211
Posted By shawn
I have a x100 but use the GRIII more due to its...

I have a x100 but use the GRIII more due to its size.

Surprised you don't like B&W on the GRIII. It is *very* customizable with the four different starting points (monotone, Hi-Contrast, Soft...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 1 Week Ago
Replies: 18
Views: 562
Posted By shawn
Yes, the megapixels are getting so high it is...

Yes, the megapixels are getting so high it is easy to crop and still leave a lot of resolution. I do this with my A7RII shooting panoramic photos. Turn on the square framing guide (4x6 boxes in the...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount Copies 1 Week Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 262
Posted By shawn
Some from...

Some from...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 1 Week Ago
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Posted By shawn
Kobalux/Avenon viewfinder cla?

Has anyone opened up an Avenon/PasOptik,Kobalux
21mm viewfinder? I just received one (NOS in the box with its front and back cover) but it has a little haze inside. I'd like to clean it but am having...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount Copies 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 262
Posted By shawn
Kobalux 21mm f2.8

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/47975095423_1bb0bc66f0.jpg

Just received this lens from KEH. I lucked out as it turned out to be the latest M-Series version. That had revised optics and focuses...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 397
Posted By shawn
I fit the XP2 with a prime mounted and 4 more...

I fit the XP2 with a prime mounted and 4 more lenses into my F5XB. Make three vertical dividers and then get extra rear lens caps. Hot glue them back to back and you can fit 2 primes in each divider...
Forum: Photography General Interest 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 8,778
Views: 855,796
Posted By shawn
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/47975083922_81...

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Kobalux 21mm f2.8, 3rd generation. Just got it and took a couple of...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 75
Views: 7,193
Posted By shawn
Heads up... KEH currently has one listed in...

Heads up... KEH currently has one listed in excellent condition, 10% off sale ends at midnight.

Shawn
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 3 Weeks Ago
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Posted By shawn
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/47946825457_03...

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https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/47946861616_3236aa9a76_b.jpg

M240 Konica M-Hexanon 90mm

Shawn
Forum: Photography General Interest 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 5,460
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Posted By shawn
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/47943387771_16...

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https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/47943388746_9064ed400f_b.jpg

M240 Elmar-M 50mm
Shawn
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 22
Views: 684
Posted By shawn
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Shawn
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 3 Weeks Ago
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Posted By shawn
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/47939061656_20...

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Shawn
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 3 Weeks Ago
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Posted By shawn
https://live.staticflickr.com/7268/7046655003_27e9...

https://live.staticflickr.com/7268/7046655003_27e9839b3e_c.jpg
D700 500m f4p

https://live.staticflickr.com/1491/23942077783_9d6347f294_c.jpg

Coolpix A


Shawn
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 270
Posted By shawn
Rick Olsen Brightscreen in Rollei 2.8c

I just finished installing a new mirror and Rick Olsen's Brightscreen into my Rollei 2.8c Planar.

The old screen was dim and fairly difficult to see with uneven illumination. In bright sun I tended...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 2,124
Views: 587,336
Posted By shawn
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Shawn
Forum: Photography General Interest 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 5,460
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Posted By shawn
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/47928670672_19...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/47928670672_1985ab4a63_b.jpg

GRIII

Shawn
Forum: Canon Rangefinders - Peter Dechert and Peter Kitchingman 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 2,431
Posted By shawn
Take the cover off and clean the prisms in the...

Take the cover off and clean the prisms in the rangefinder. It made a big difference on mine.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w7diog_cxus&

Shawn
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 22
Views: 684
Posted By shawn
https://live.staticflickr.com/5598/31188257146_85a...

https://live.staticflickr.com/5598/31188257146_85a0dbe844_h.jpg

Shawn
Forum: Photography General Interest 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 8,778
Views: 855,796
Posted By shawn
Yes, I was really surprised by how solid it feels...

Yes, I was really surprised by how solid it feels and how smooth it winds and shoots.

Shawn
Forum: Digital Compacts 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 289
Posted By shawn
Just say you left it in the dryer a little to...

Just say you left it in the dryer a little to long....

http://j.mp/2Ths5lV


EDIT: Nevermind... that link was for the first version of the APS-C camera. The GRIII is very close in size to my...
Forum: Photography General Interest 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 8,778
Views: 855,796
Posted By shawn
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/40916497343_16...

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I bought this combo (basically mint) for the lens but it turns out...
Forum: Fuji Digital General Discussion 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 26
Views: 751
Posted By shawn
When I had the XP1 I hung onto my D700 for action...

When I had the XP1 I hung onto my D700 for action work. With the XP2 there was no need, its AF-C was faster/better than the D700. Esp. with the Fuji 100-400. Battery life with that lens in AF-C with...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 27
Views: 1,144
Posted By shawn
If they see the XP2 they would likely ban it....

If they see the XP2 they would likely ban it. Looks to professional.

If you are looking for a tiny telephoto camera pic up a used Pentax Q series. (Q7 or Q-S1 have better sensors). A tiny C mount...
Forum: Jim Lager - Leica Historian 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 25
Views: 984
Posted By shawn
That makes sense, the bulge could be covering the...

That makes sense, the bulge could be covering the extra space for the original eyepiece. Could also be why the trim rings on the front of the RF/VF are different.

Shawn
Forum: Jim Lager - Leica Historian 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 25
Views: 984
Posted By shawn
Not even remotely an expert but that also has the...

Not even remotely an expert but that also has the diopter adjustment where it should be for a IIIc. On a III or IIIa it would be on the eyepiece itself. It is a stepper top and the area around the...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-13-2019
Replies: 22
Views: 684
Posted By shawn
https://live.staticflickr.com/965/40407455530_e898...

https://live.staticflickr.com/965/40407455530_e898853ee8_b.jpg

Shawn
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-13-2019
Replies: 46
Views: 1,385
Posted By shawn
https://live.staticflickr.com/5541/10699632035_39f...

https://live.staticflickr.com/5541/10699632035_39fe6e3d2a_b.jpg

Shawn
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-13-2019
Replies: 22
Views: 684
Posted By shawn
https://live.staticflickr.com/4674/39802978991_70e...

https://live.staticflickr.com/4674/39802978991_70e6b1c434_b.jpg

Shawn
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-12-2019
Replies: 22
Views: 684
Posted By shawn
https://live.staticflickr.com/4753/39613129064_c4d...

https://live.staticflickr.com/4753/39613129064_c4d77aca03_b.jpg

Shawn
Forum: Xpan & Other Panoramics 05-12-2019
Replies: 1,778
Views: 367,399
Posted By shawn
Almost every ILC digital camera can shoot...

Almost every ILC digital camera can shoot panoramic shots quite easily.

For a 3:2 sensor...

Turn on the 1/3 frame gridlines and use the center row for framing and you have 4.5:1 AR. (for a sensor...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-12-2019
Replies: 8,778
Views: 855,796
Posted By shawn
The GW-4 gives you 21mm on the GRIII. Then get a...

The GW-4 gives you 21mm on the GRIII. Then get a GV-1 and you have an OVF with 21 and 28mm framelines. The whole package is still pretty small for what it is.

Shawn
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-11-2019
Replies: 22
Views: 684
Posted By shawn
https://live.staticflickr.com/961/41313785275_027e...

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Shawn
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-11-2019
Replies: 22
Views: 684
Posted By shawn
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/33951174878_0c...

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http...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 05-10-2019
Replies: 104
Views: 7,030
Posted By shawn
https://live.staticflickr.com/1865/44290093171_631...

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https...
Forum: Xpan & Other Panoramics 05-10-2019
Replies: 1,778
Views: 367,399
Posted By shawn
So where should people create a thread to “Show...

So where should people create a thread to “Show us your recent panoramic shots!”

The thread is about images, not about cameras.

Shawn
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 05-09-2019
Replies: 110
Views: 4,633
Posted By shawn
Very useful for focus checks for sure. But...

Very useful for focus checks for sure. But shooting with the EVF is wildly different than using an OVF. Way more shutter lag and a long blackout period after the shot. Battery life drops off a lot...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 05-09-2019
Replies: 110
Views: 4,633
Posted By shawn
It is sharp but you will get some magenta color...

It is sharp but you will get some magenta color shifts on the sides. Not always but pretty frequently. CornerFix can help and if you convert to B&W it is no issue either.

Shawn
Forum: Digital Compacts 05-07-2019
Replies: 1,162
Views: 234,517
Posted By shawn
v1.1 software fixes the low(ish) light hunting...

v1.1 software fixes the low(ish) light hunting issue.

Shawn
Forum: Nikon Mirrorless 04-29-2019
Replies: 35
Views: 1,533
Posted By shawn
As one who has fairly recently gone over to the...

As one who has fairly recently gone over to the adapted lens side there are several advantages...

1) Lens choices (literally thousands available)
2) Cost (most of the time much less money than...
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-28-2019
Replies: 8,778
Views: 855,796
Posted By shawn
Wow, nice score! Shawn

Wow, nice score!

Shawn
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-28-2019
Replies: 5,460
Views: 483,625
Posted By shawn
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L...
Forum: Digital Compacts 04-28-2019
Replies: 1,162
Views: 234,517
Posted By shawn
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/33845810278_7d...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/33845810278_7d19a1e555_c.jpg

GR3

Shawn
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 04-25-2019
Replies: 544
Views: 153,395
Posted By shawn
Thanks for the tip on the vulcanite. I'm trying...

Thanks for the tip on the vulcanite.

I'm trying to date the lens. No serial number (confirmed with a microscope) which I saw means pre-1933. Based on the flange width and the 0 near the infinity...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 04-25-2019
Replies: 544
Views: 153,395
Posted By shawn
It is nickel! In great shape, shutters look...

It is nickel! In great shape, shutters look excellent, fires fine, viewfinder and rangefinder are good and the glass on the Elmar looks excellent....
Forum: Digital Compacts 04-24-2019
Replies: 284
Views: 17,161
Posted By shawn
Thanks, I like how that one turned out. The...

Thanks, I like how that one turned out.

The camera created JPEG is attached to show the differences in color and tone from RPP64.

I import everything into Lightroom. If I have a file I want to...
Forum: Digital Compacts 04-23-2019
Replies: 284
Views: 17,161
Posted By shawn
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/32739388457_71...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/32739388457_71d6d1f7b3_c.jpg

GRIII DNG in RPP64

Shawn
Forum: Digital Compacts 04-23-2019
Replies: 284
Views: 17,161
Posted By shawn
So do I. Looking at my library I have roughly...

So do I. Looking at my library I have

roughly 86% are <=ISO 1600

roughly 9% from <=ISO 6400 and >ISO 1600

roughly 3% from >ISO 6400 and <=ISO 12800

roughly .01% >ISO 12800 and <=ISO 102400
Forum: Digital Compacts 04-23-2019
Replies: 284
Views: 17,161
Posted By shawn
Was just a test in subdued lighting indoors. It...

Was just a test in subdued lighting indoors.

It will focus in lower light too but it is back to the slower hunting focus. Attached is ISO 80,000 at 1/15 at f2.8 in my basement with the lights out....
Forum: Digital Compacts 04-23-2019
Replies: 284
Views: 17,161
Posted By shawn
I think it made a big improvement in lower light...

I think it made a big improvement in lower light focusing. Once it started hunting before it got really slow and took seconds to focus. Now it focus in a quarter of a second in low light (Ev...
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-23-2019
Replies: 46
Views: 1,621
Posted By shawn
van Gogh produced something like 1000 oil...

van Gogh produced something like 1000 oil paintings. I think most people know a handful of his works.

Shawn
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 04-23-2019
Replies: 19
Views: 683
Posted By shawn
I bought that lens from someone on ebay that...

I bought that lens from someone on ebay that converts them. LTM/M is a tight fit due to the flange focal length.

For digitals (m4/3, Fuji and Sony) there are available mounts that can be bought to...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 04-21-2019
Replies: 10
Views: 731
Posted By shawn
Thanks for your results with stand and tri-x....

Thanks for your results with stand and tri-x. When I've done stand using HC-110 and Tri-X it really brings out the grain and I didn't like the results. Might try again with a bit more agitation....
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-20-2019
Replies: 1,501
Views: 193,964
Posted By shawn
https://live.staticflickr.com/7820/46644905765_1bd...

https://live.staticflickr.com/7820/46644905765_1bd3bbb4f3_c.jpg

Shawn
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 04-20-2019
Replies: 7
Views: 410
Posted By shawn
Vuescan will let many older scanners work with...

Vuescan will let many older scanners work with newer operating systems.

Check Saver's, Salvation Army and places like that too. They seem to regularly have scanners. I picked up an older Epson v500...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 04-20-2019
Replies: 544
Views: 153,395
Posted By shawn
Thanks. I saw the difference in the location of...

Thanks. I saw the difference in the location of the D.R.P. but didn't know how that fit into the time frame. Interesting that it was converted after only a couple of years.

I'll take better shots...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 04-20-2019
Replies: 544
Views: 153,395
Posted By shawn
Thanks for the correction. Missed the iii vs...

Thanks for the correction. Missed the iii vs iiia, didn’t even realize that was a thing. Can’t wait to put some film through it. Supposed to be serviced and ready to go.

Fingers crossed for...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 04-20-2019
Replies: 544
Views: 153,395
Posted By shawn
Couple of more shots...

Couple of more shots...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 04-20-2019
Replies: 544
Views: 153,395
Posted By shawn
Can one of the experts check me on this one....

Can one of the experts check me on this one. Don't have it in hand yet.

1932 ii that was converted to a iiia.
Based on the L shaped diopter adjustment I think that means it is a pre-war...
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-19-2019
Replies: 8,778
Views: 855,796
Posted By shawn
Great camera in beautiful shape. They are lots of...

Great camera in beautiful shape. They are lots of fun, enjoy it.

Shawn
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 04-18-2019
Replies: 6
Views: 517
Posted By shawn
They have them on their ebay site for $60. For...

They have them on their ebay site for $60. For that price you can get a similar Sirui ballhead with arca clamp though.

Shawn
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 04-13-2019
Replies: 8
Views: 251
Posted By shawn
Jon Goodman sells pre-cut foam kits for lots of...

Jon Goodman sells pre-cut foam kits for lots of cameras. Last time I bought a XA3 kit it was $9. That came with full directions for installation and I think also how to remove the top to clean the...
Forum: Photo Software 04-08-2019
Replies: 26
Views: 715
Posted By shawn
On my phone the DNG files are actually smaller...

On my phone the DNG files are actually smaller than the TIFF files, about half the size. It is only slightly larger than the max quality JPEG setting.

I like the DNG option as I can use RPP64 which...
Forum: Photo Software 04-08-2019
Replies: 26
Views: 715
Posted By shawn
Heard back from the developer of 645 Pro. The...

Heard back from the developer of 645 Pro. The volume control not working is an issue with the latest iOS and will be fixed in next update.

For the inverted viewfinder, normal file they had that...
Forum: Photo Software 04-08-2019
Replies: 26
Views: 715
Posted By shawn
I like holding it the other way as the camera on...

I like holding it the other way as the camera on bottom right is easy to cover with fingers. You can lock rotation but I don’t know how that effects the files. I was talking about the Hilo support in...
Forum: Photo Software 04-07-2019
Replies: 26
Views: 715
Posted By shawn
BTW, I realized the inversion options (L/R or...

BTW, I realized the inversion options (L/R or up/down) also write that to the files. Could flip it easily enough in post but I have requested the option to display inverted (either L/R and/or...
Forum: Photo Software 04-07-2019
Replies: 26
Views: 715
Posted By shawn
That doesn't work on my 6s either. Might be a bug...

That doesn't work on my 6s either. Might be a bug in the software?

I really like the Release Shutter after AF/AE-L = Lift Only feature. Manual says that doesn't work with the volume + so I'm not...
Forum: Photo Software 04-07-2019
Replies: 26
Views: 715
Posted By shawn
Explore the settings and options too. That was...

Explore the settings and options too. That was how I found you can invert the image, it was a compatibility setting for additional hardware but works alone too.

DNG files look good when processed...
Forum: Photo Software 04-07-2019
Replies: 26
Views: 715
Posted By shawn
You can get away without reading it but I found a...

You can get away without reading it but I found a bunch of tricks and tips after reading through it.

Shawn
Forum: Photo Software 04-07-2019
Replies: 26
Views: 715
Posted By shawn
Should be great with that phone. Shawn

Should be great with that phone.

Shawn
Forum: Photo Software 04-07-2019
Replies: 26
Views: 715
Posted By shawn
Raid, Based on the manual my guess is that the...

Raid,

Based on the manual my guess is that the oldest phone the current version runs on is a 4s. I think that is the oldest phone supported by current versions of IOS too. There is an option to...
Forum: Photo Software 04-07-2019
Replies: 26
Views: 715
Posted By shawn
iPhone camera app 645 Pro MKIII...

I just upgraded to a new to me iPhone 6s Plus. Camera is a bit better than my old phone as it has OIS and is 12 megapixels. Haven't shot much with it yet but I was revisiting camera apps. Many are...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 04-05-2019
Replies: 46
Views: 1,606
Posted By shawn
Haven't put film through it yet but shutter and...

Haven't put film through it yet but shutter and meter seem fine. Can't say anything about film advance though. Was planning for the same combo with the 25mm Snapshot skopar and OVF.

Shawn
Forum: Optics Theory - 04-04-2019
Replies: 86
Views: 1,971
Posted By shawn
Nope, they are straight too. Shawn

Nope, they are straight too.

Shawn
Forum: Optics Theory - 04-04-2019
Replies: 86
Views: 1,971
Posted By shawn
I just imported the picture into lightroom and...

I just imported the picture into lightroom and put a grid up over it after rotating the picture so the slats are vertical. Only one slat is fully visible, it is straight. The attached is at 300%...
Forum: Optics Theory - 04-04-2019
Replies: 86
Views: 1,971
Posted By shawn
Barrel distortion is an optical defect of the...

Barrel distortion is an optical defect of the lens, it is not inherent in the focal length.

Shawn
Forum: Optics Theory - 04-04-2019
Replies: 86
Views: 1,971
Posted By shawn
If you have the same FOV and the same distance...

If you have the same FOV and the same distance from the subject you don't get a difference in perspective distortion because of sensor size.

A FF 35mm would have the same perspective distortion as...
Forum: Optics Theory - 04-04-2019
Replies: 86
Views: 1,971
Posted By shawn
If you aren't getting it with the x100 it is...

If you aren't getting it with the x100 it is because you are now holding it level. The X100 will absolutely give the same perspective distortion if it is tilted.

Shawn
Forum: Optics Theory - 04-04-2019
Replies: 86
Views: 1,971
Posted By shawn
Lens distortion would mean the window frame...

Lens distortion would mean the window frame wasn't a straight line, or that the subway fences weren't a straight line but were curved.

This is an actual example of lens distortion from the Fuji 35mm...
Forum: Optics Theory - 04-04-2019
Replies: 86
Views: 1,971
Posted By shawn
No, because those corrections have nothing to do...

No, because those corrections have nothing to do with a 'flaw' in the lens. That is the reality of all wide angle lenses, even an optically 'perfect' lens will have perspective and volume...
Forum: Optics Theory - 04-04-2019
Replies: 86
Views: 1,971
Posted By shawn
Here is a DXO tutorial...

Here is a DXO tutorial (https://www.dxo.com/project/correcting-volume-deformation-with-dxo-viewpoint/) for their volume corrections. Works well and is easy to combine with their other corrections...
Forum: Optics Theory - 04-04-2019
Replies: 86
Views: 1,971
Posted By shawn
If you are looking for perspective and volume...

If you are looking for perspective and volume deformation corrections then DXO Viewpoint gives a lot of control.

https://www.dxo.com/dxo-viewpoint/

Shawn
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-01-2019
Replies: 119
Views: 1,990
Posted By shawn
With that lens I'd be OK with scale focus but if...

With that lens I'd be OK with scale focus but if you wanted more... how about the Rollei 35 with focus indicator lights in the viewfinder like on a Nikon DSLR. Just arrows telling you which way to...
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-31-2019
Replies: 119
Views: 1,990
Posted By shawn
A7 series is probably in that range. My F3 is...

A7 series is probably in that range. My F3 is considerably wider than my A7RII, roughly the same height and the body thickness is pretty close. Sony is thicker on the body itself (and grip), F3 is...
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-31-2019
Replies: 119
Views: 1,990
Posted By shawn
Haven't they already made a digital that was...

Haven't they already made a digital that was basically the same size or even smaller?

GR1s 117mm x 61mm x 26,5mm (34mm at grip)


GRII 117.0 mm (W) × 62.8 mm (H) × 34.7
GRIII...
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-31-2019
Replies: 119
Views: 1,990
Posted By shawn
A digital rolleiflex and/or a real TLR that uses...

A digital rolleiflex and/or a real TLR that uses Instax WIDE film.

Rollei 35 Sd (digital)

A digital Barnack

(no screen on any of the above, just shoot raw and have ISO be setable)

Shawn
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 03-30-2019
Replies: 43
Views: 1,532
Posted By shawn
Mine was supposed to be delivered yesterday but...

Mine was supposed to be delivered yesterday but nobody was available to sign for it. Should have it Monday.

Shawn
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-28-2019
Replies: 85
Views: 2,215
Posted By shawn
Are you shooting with a Novoflex Noflexar????...

Are you shooting with a Novoflex Noflexar????

Shawn
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 03-28-2019
Replies: 163
Views: 4,778
Posted By shawn
Ricoh GRIII is pretty tiny with an APS-C sensor....

Ricoh GRIII is pretty tiny with an APS-C sensor. It is basically the same size as the cell phone sized sensor GRD series. Slightly longer but not as tall as an Olympus XA3. The Ricoh is hiding behind...
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-27-2019
Replies: 8,778
Views: 855,796
Posted By shawn
Just received an adapter ring...

Just received an adapter ring (https://www.ebay.com/itm/Adapter-Ring-for-Minox35-2-8-Lens-to-Sony-E-Mount-Camera/112699020562?ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT&_trksid=p2057872.m2749.l2649) for a Minox...
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-26-2019
Replies: 91
Views: 2,517
Posted By shawn
As far as the grain in the capital building why...

As far as the grain in the capital building why would the scanning make it that much more prevalent? I haven't noticed big differences in grain between my scanners though I haven't really gone...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-24-2019
Replies: 2,960
Views: 475,813
Posted By shawn
https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7800/40490857393_e6...

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7800/40490857393_e65dc6ce90_c.jpg

Shawn
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-24-2019
Replies: 91
Views: 2,517
Posted By shawn
It is not Acros. When they released it Fuji...

It is not Acros. When they released it Fuji explained why they couldn't bring that to the earlier generations of cameras as they needed the higher resolution sensor and more powerful processor that...
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-24-2019
Replies: 91
Views: 2,517
Posted By shawn
The x100 doesn't have the Acros setting. That is...

The x100 doesn't have the Acros setting. That is only in the 24 megapixel Fuji's like the x100f.

Shawn
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-23-2019
Replies: 8,778
Views: 855,796
Posted By shawn
It is a Retina I model 148. Great camera, one of...

It is a Retina I model 148. Great camera, one of my favorites. That Ektar lens does well. Shoot some color with it too.

Shawn
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 03-23-2019
Replies: 20
Views: 1,234
Posted By shawn
Sure they...

Sure they did.
https://www.dagcamera.com/store/p128/Sample_Photo_showing_static_electricity_on_film_taken_in_early_M3_Camera_with_glass_pressure_plate..html

Shawn
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 03-23-2019
Replies: 20
Views: 1,234
Posted By shawn
I was thinking rust too. Near the edges of the...

I was thinking rust too. Near the edges of the sensor it looks like moisture under the glass.

Shawn
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-23-2019
Replies: 91
Views: 2,517
Posted By shawn
Nice comparison. If you want to get more of that...

Nice comparison. If you want to get more of that HP-5 look on the Fuji crank up the ISO in Acros. Take the same shot at lots of different speeds to see how the look changes and then run with the one...
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-22-2019
Replies: 91
Views: 2,517
Posted By shawn
If you are using ACROS and want grain crank up...

If you are using ACROS and want grain crank up the ISO. Acros works differently in that instead of trying to simply remove noise it replaces it with grain. This is for JPEGs produced in camera, not...
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-22-2019
Replies: 91
Views: 2,517
Posted By shawn
This is completely adjustable on the Fuji's....

This is completely adjustable on the Fuji's. While looking through the viewfinder press the disp button on the back and it will change to a different display with less info on it. You can also go...
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-20-2019
Replies: 18
Views: 672
Posted By shawn
Use that with the Tech Art Pro and the Elmar will...

Use that with the Tech Art Pro and the Elmar will autofocus on the Sony A7II series and up.

Shawn
Forum: Digital Compacts 03-20-2019
Replies: 284
Views: 17,161
Posted By shawn
I have an off brand Li-50B for a Pentax WG-3 and...

I have an off brand Li-50B for a Pentax WG-3 and it is not the same battery as the GRIII. It is physically smaller. Also have a LI-92 (not B) that is the same size as the Li-50B.

I don't have a...
Forum: Photo Software 03-17-2019
Replies: 4
Views: 392
Posted By shawn
If you post your originals somewhere I can show...

If you post your originals somewhere I can show you what a Lightroom merge (and Affinity) merges would look like.

The Fuji will shoot 3 different shots (with varying exposure) when using exposure...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 03-15-2019
Replies: 4
Views: 271
Posted By shawn
Awesome, thanks for the info. Couple of SMT...

Awesome, thanks for the info. Couple of SMT mosfets should be easy.

Thanks again,

Shawn
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 03-14-2019
Replies: 4
Views: 271
Posted By shawn
Hi, Thanks. The ProSport was a simplified model...

Hi,

Thanks. The ProSport was a simplified model that didn't have speeds slower than 1/30 of a second and it omitted the multiple exposure feature.

Based on the manuals...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 03-14-2019
Replies: 4
Views: 271
Posted By shawn
Noblex info

Hi,

Keh had as As Is Noblex ProSport for $89 and I had to give it a try. Just arrived. Looks like it might have had a little corrosion in the battery chamber.

Put batteries in it and the camera...
Forum: Xpan & Other Panoramics 03-14-2019
Replies: 35
Views: 994
Posted By shawn
A cheaper (and wider) way of doing something like...

A cheaper (and wider) way of doing something like that would be with a Mamiya Universal 6x9 back. The automatic back will properly advance 35mm film as it uses a separate roller to measure the films...
Forum: Digital Compacts 03-13-2019
Replies: 284
Views: 17,161
Posted By shawn
Not a GR but on a Coolpix A I bought the Nikon...

Not a GR but on a Coolpix A I bought the Nikon finder and rarely ended up using it much. Great finder but it made the camera not fit in a shirt pocket. Also, the Coolpix A didn't have a setting that...
Forum: Photo Software 03-10-2019
Replies: 5
Views: 287
Posted By shawn
A little late to the thread but I think the...

A little late to the thread but I think the upgrade policy depends upon purchase date. When I bought a DXO One (Sept) it came with licenses for DXO Film Pack and for DXO Optics Pro which I registered...
Forum: Fuji X Series 03-06-2019
Replies: 32
Views: 1,003
Posted By shawn
Have you considered some form of an A7? Use your...

Have you considered some form of an A7? Use your Leica glass on it. I have the M240 and a A7RII and think they go well with each other. With a TAP adapter you can even get AF with your existing RF...
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 03-04-2019
Replies: 176
Views: 11,241
Posted By shawn
Do you have the DR200 or DR400 turned on? That...

Do you have the DR200 or DR400 turned on? That will drop exposure by 1 or 2 stops. Adobe should compensate for that though.

Also, try shooting Raw+JPEG using the Acros setting for JPEG. It does a...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-03-2019
Replies: 109
Views: 4,064
Posted By shawn
Nice, I always meant to pick up that lens to go...

Nice, I always meant to pick up that lens to go with that camera. I'm sure it would be a good combo.

A few from that MX and...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 03-03-2019
Replies: 3
Views: 292
Posted By shawn
Have to update what I said above. I wrote the...

Have to update what I said above. I wrote the wrong starting point for the helicoil. It actually starts just below the 4' mark if the focus ring is connected to the focus ring. Pictures attached with...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 03-02-2019
Replies: 3
Views: 292
Posted By shawn
Thanks Jim. I figure out how to take it apart....

Thanks Jim. I figure out how to take it apart.

Optics are easy from the front as the whole module with aperture just unscrews from the front. Then the rear optic unscrews from that module.

Taking...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 03-02-2019
Replies: 3
Views: 292
Posted By shawn
Canon 85mm f1.9 LTM disassembly

Hi,

I recently picked up a silver Canon 85mm f1.9 that is in excellent shape.

The rear element had some haze but it cleaned out nicely as I was able to unscrew the optic block.

The helicoid is a...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 03-01-2019
Replies: 110
Views: 4,633
Posted By shawn
It is a 0.68 finder. Widest framelines are 28mm...

It is a 0.68 finder. Widest framelines are 28mm and they are fairly hard to see as you have to move your eye around a bit to see it all as the viewfinder is shadowed by the eyepiece a bit. 35mm is...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 03-01-2019
Replies: 110
Views: 4,633
Posted By shawn
The liveview with zoom is actually handy with RF...

The liveview with zoom is actually handy with RF lenses (M or LTM) as it can be used to help calibrate them. I've found it very helpful when tweaking a few lenses that way.

The longer shutter lag is...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 03-01-2019
Replies: 110
Views: 4,633
Posted By shawn
Yes, you can adapt many lenses to the M240. There...

Yes, you can adapt many lenses to the M240. There are limitation though compared to other cameras. The EVF is OK, not great. It can zoom for focus checking, but only at the center focus point. There...
Forum: Xpan & Other Panoramics 02-28-2019
Replies: 35
Views: 994
Posted By shawn
Been there, done that. 3x Coolpix A's. Ended up...

Been there, done that. 3x Coolpix A's. Ended up with panoramic around 30-38 megapixels depending upon cropping.

It actually works but is a pain in the neck. You have to sync MF focus and settings...
Forum: Xpan & Other Panoramics 02-28-2019
Replies: 35
Views: 994
Posted By shawn
Yup, that is another way to go. If your camera...

Yup, that is another way to go. If your camera support framing grids the 3x3 square grid works well. Frame using the center row. Sigma cameras have a 21:9 AR mode in them too as another option.

Shawn
Forum: Xpan & Other Panoramics 02-28-2019
Replies: 35
Views: 994
Posted By shawn
120 degrees on a 24×58 mm negative so about a...

120 degrees on a 24×58 mm negative so about a 2.4:1 AR or just about 21:9.

Shawn
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 02-28-2019
Replies: 110
Views: 4,633
Posted By shawn
When I bought my m240 used it came with a spare....

When I bought my m240 used it came with a spare. The cost of replacement batteries is expensive (no aftermarket versions) but at the same time the need for spare batteries is much lower on the m240....
Forum: Xpan & Other Panoramics 02-28-2019
Replies: 35
Views: 994
Posted By shawn
I have a Horizon 202 and it looks kind of cheap...

I have a Horizon 202 and it looks kind of cheap (plastic body skin) but actually works fine. Was new old stock for $133 delivered. The 202 seems to be the better variant of the later cameras and it...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-27-2019
Replies: 31
Views: 928
Posted By shawn
Yes, seconding this. Don't even click the link to...

Yes, seconding this. Don't even click the link to see where it is going. A sophisticated system will be able to tell you clicked the link and that kind of bumps up your priority for more phishing...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-27-2019
Replies: 31
Views: 928
Posted By shawn
Who the email is from is meaningless. You can set...

Who the email is from is meaningless. You can set the reply address to anything you want.

The way to really check the email is to View the Raw Source of the email.

Typically you will see a more...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 02-27-2019
Replies: 109
Views: 4,064
Posted By shawn
Don't make me regret selling it!!!! Have...

Don't make me regret selling it!!!!

Have fun,

Shawn
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-27-2019
Replies: 31
Views: 968
Posted By shawn
Isn't that what the Second Chance Offer is...

Isn't that what the Second Chance Offer is for?

Shawn
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 02-27-2019
Replies: 163
Views: 4,778
Posted By shawn
Yes, I shoot it in stand alone mode. A smartphone...

Yes, I shoot it in stand alone mode. A smartphone isn't required. Not cheating... it actually is that small.

Shawn
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 02-27-2019
Replies: 31
Views: 799
Posted By shawn
Use the blinkies on image review. Shawn

Use the blinkies on image review.

Shawn
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 02-27-2019
Replies: 31
Views: 799
Posted By shawn
My shot isn't in B&W. You can see a slight touch...

My shot isn't in B&W. You can see a slight touch of chromatic aberration on the sides of the moon. Proper exposure maximizes the signal to noise ratio of the sensor without loosing a lot of...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 02-26-2019
Replies: 163
Views: 4,778
Posted By shawn
Small? Small??? That thing is huge!...

Small? Small???

That thing is huge! ;)

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7867/46309497315_8a3a982f27_z.jpg

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7872/47171805822_e0ed4df5b2_z.jpg

In its hard protective...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 02-22-2019
Replies: 31
Views: 799
Posted By shawn
Thanks. Looking at it in RawDigger I think my...

Thanks.

Looking at it in RawDigger I think my exposure is just about right. There is the tiniest bit of clipping in a very small area of the image but the rest of it is fine.

I'm not 100% certain...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 02-22-2019
Replies: 31
Views: 799
Posted By shawn
We used the same lens on our moon shots. Nikon...

We used the same lens on our moon shots. Nikon 500mm f4P, outstanding piece of glass!

Shawn
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 02-22-2019
Replies: 31
Views: 799
Posted By shawn
Two things to check... the first is that your...

Two things to check... the first is that your lens is actually focusing on infinity. Live view is your friend here. The second is that you expose for the moon, literally reflected sunlight so the...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 02-22-2019
Replies: 25
Views: 1,804
Posted By shawn
The coding is trying to correct for the color...

The coding is trying to correct for the color cast. The lens color cast is there, just that the camera is trying to adjust for it.

I get magenta sides on the m240 and the Sony A7RII. There are...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 02-22-2019
Replies: 25
Views: 1,804
Posted By shawn
The 3.5 is supposed to be better behaved with...

The 3.5 is supposed to be better behaved with digital sensors. The 21 f4 tends to have magenta sides on digital.

Shawn
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 02-22-2019
Replies: 2
Views: 240
Posted By shawn
Nice, I bought one that had a hazy inner element...

Nice, I bought one that had a hazy inner element but I lucked out and it came off very cleanly with naptha. Took a couple of soaks.

While I had it apart I soaked the bottom half (aperture assembly)...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 02-22-2019
Replies: 163
Views: 4,778
Posted By shawn
Minox cameras don't use 110. You can cut down...

Minox cameras don't use 110. You can cut down 35mm to reload their cassettes pretty easily. I shoot a Minox B from time to time, great fun.

Shawn
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 02-22-2019
Replies: 163
Views: 4,778
Posted By shawn
Sometimes a person doesn't want to walk around...

Sometimes a person doesn't want to walk around with a camera around their neck all day.

Pocketable cameras are great to always have a camera readily available while also being more discrete. Nikon...
Forum: Sony Alpha Mirrorless - All Models 02-22-2019
Replies: 43
Views: 1,036
Posted By shawn
I think there are a bunch of improvements in the...

I think there are a bunch of improvements in the later cameras. Obviously more resolution, lack of AA filter, IBIS, better/bigger EVF, more dynamic range, better high ISO performance...etc..etc.

If...
Forum: Digital Compacts 02-22-2019
Replies: 284
Views: 17,161
Posted By shawn
With a fixed lens a simple built in OVF would be...

With a fixed lens a simple built in OVF would be fantastic.

Shawn
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-21-2019
Replies: 11
Views: 355
Posted By shawn
Mirrorless changes that a bit too.... Full frame...

Mirrorless changes that a bit too....

Full frame mirrorless with LTM...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-21-2019
Replies: 11
Views: 355
Posted By shawn
With the mirrorless bodies it is easy to use...

With the mirrorless bodies it is easy to use small lenses on them too. An A7 with a RF lens on it makes for a pretty small combo. When using it with larger lenses add the grip and make the body...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 02-20-2019
Replies: 22
Views: 606
Posted By shawn
I use an inexpensive rope strap from here...

I use an inexpensive rope strap from here (https://www.ebay.com/itm/Windmup-COOL-Black-Climbing-rope-10mm-dyeing-leather-handmade-Camera-strap-/113004833967?hash=item1a4f9cecaf) and the strap itself...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 02-19-2019
Replies: 9
Views: 552
Posted By shawn
If you have an ACE Hardware nearby this stuff...

If you have an ACE Hardware nearby this stuff works great:

https://www.acehardware.com/departments/automotive-rv-and-marine/fluids-and-lubrication/automotive-lubrication-greases/8138307

Shawn
Forum: Fuji X Series 02-19-2019
Replies: 5
Views: 292
Posted By shawn
You don't need to buy any software....

You don't need to buy any software.

http://www.fujifilm.com/support/digital_cameras/software/application/

Fuji X Raw Studio actually uses the camera itself to convert the RAW files to JPEGs.

Raw...
Forum: Fuji X Series 02-19-2019
Replies: 5
Views: 292
Posted By shawn
In the shooting menu you go into the Film...

In the shooting menu you go into the Film Simulation Bracket setting to set the three films it will bracket.

Then hit the Drive button and change it from single shot to Film Simulation...
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 02-16-2019
Replies: 5
Views: 381
Posted By shawn
Thanks, that was on a M240. All this is...

Thanks, that was on a M240.

All this is assuming the cameras RF is accurate. I have a DAG'ed Summicron that is my reference.

On a RF lens there are basically two different things that need to be...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 02-13-2019
Replies: 32
Views: 932
Posted By shawn
Iridient Developer is a full fledged raw...

Iridient Developer is a full fledged raw developer that process many many RAW files. It lets you tweak loads of settings. Its output is TIFF or JPEG.

The various Transformers programs are a...
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 02-12-2019
Replies: 5
Views: 381
Posted By shawn
What shutter speed where those at? Hard to tell...

What shutter speed where those at? Hard to tell at those small sizes but on the bottle picture it doesn't look like anything is really sharp which suggests a bit of motion blur.

The 90mm can have...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 02-09-2019
Replies: 4
Views: 261
Posted By shawn
Yes, Match Technical makes a model with a cold...

Yes, Match Technical makes a model with a cold shoe on top.

Match Technical CSEP-10S

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=108185&d=1548535806

Crazy expensive new....
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-09-2019
Replies: 34
Views: 2,404
Posted By shawn
According to...

According to this:

http://camera-wiki.org/wiki/Kontur

There was a 35mm FOV Kontur viewfinder that was model 335/36. I have a Kontur that is marked model 335/36 Kontur and its FOV is 50mm, the same...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-05-2019
Replies: 8,778
Views: 855,796
Posted By shawn
I have almost the same combo (LTM 1.2, A7RII)....

I have almost the same combo (LTM 1.2, A7RII). Great lens. It works well on the Tech Art Pro adapter too. I used naptha on my inner element and it cleaned up well. I also soaked the lower half in...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 01-30-2019
Replies: 124
Views: 2,979
Posted By shawn
I think they are fairly tough really. I bought 4...

I think they are fairly tough really. I bought 4 or 5 XA series and none had feed issues. Once you get it it will be easy.

With any film camera if the take up spool has any of slots in it the film...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 01-30-2019
Replies: 124
Views: 2,979
Posted By shawn
You need to read the fine manual. Page...

You need to read the fine manual. Page 4.

http://www.cameramanuals.org/olympus_pdf/olympus_xa2.pdf

The film leader has to be pushed into the slots in the take up reel.

Shawn

EDIT: See video...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 01-30-2019
Replies: 124
Views: 2,979
Posted By shawn
You can just pull a little more film out of the...

You can just pull a little more film out of the canister and cut a new leader on it. Might have ripped if when it tensioned on the spool the gear didn't line up with the sprockets. Or if you tried...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 01-30-2019
Replies: 124
Views: 2,979
Posted By shawn
What film speed do you have it set to? Sounds...

What film speed do you have it set to? Sounds like it is just keeping the shutter open for a longer exposure. If the ISO is set really low that is probably fine, if it is set really high something...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 01-29-2019
Replies: 124
Views: 2,979
Posted By shawn
Seals look like they could use replacing. Jon...

Seals look like they could use replacing. Jon Goodman sells very inexpensive custom cut kits for the XA series.

[email protected]

I've done the seals in several XA series cameras and it is...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 01-26-2019
Replies: 606
Views: 53,561
Posted By shawn
Half case covers all the buttons and four way...

Half case covers all the buttons and four way controller on the rear panel. This is a M240 but the M10 rear panel is nearly the same. M10 has the advantage of the ISO dial. I just leave the camera on...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 01-26-2019
Replies: 124
Views: 2,979
Posted By shawn
I've been wanting one of them for awhile too. The...

I've been wanting one of them for awhile too. The prices seems to have actually come down for the 28mm models. I have an original version 28mm on the way. The original model has the 8 element in 7...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 01-26-2019
Replies: 146
Views: 4,456
Posted By shawn
A SBOOI on top is great though. You also can...

A SBOOI on top is great though.

You also can explore the world of LTM clones too.

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4372/36428105774_e3e96aa833_c.jpg

The Leotax TV2 on the left has 50mm frame lines,...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 01-25-2019
Replies: 146
Views: 4,456
Posted By shawn
The bigger viewfinder with frame lines that...

The bigger viewfinder with frame lines that corrects for parallax.

Shawn
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 01-22-2019
Replies: 124
Views: 2,979
Posted By shawn
The Nikon L35AF takes 2 AA batteries. Shawn

The Nikon L35AF takes 2 AA batteries.

Shawn
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 01-22-2019
Replies: 606
Views: 53,561
Posted By shawn
You could always get a Luigi case with the back...

You could always get a Luigi case with the back cover and never open it for almost the same thing with the M10. I do that with the M240 and really only open it to change lens coding or check battery...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 01-21-2019
Replies: 124
Views: 2,979
Posted By shawn
I'd add the Olympus XA2 or XA3 to the list. Great...

I'd add the Olympus XA2 or XA3 to the list. Great little point and shoots that you zone focus. Cheaper than the XA and faster to shoot.

The L35AF is a good camera, kind of bulky but a very nice...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 01-20-2019
Replies: 58
Views: 1,763
Posted By shawn
Can't speak to the planar but the M Hexanon is a...

Can't speak to the planar but the M Hexanon is a very good lens.

Shawn
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-20-2019
Replies: 49
Views: 1,433
Posted By shawn
Any of the version 2 or 3 Sony A7 series with the...

Any of the version 2 or 3 Sony A7 series with the Tech Art Pro adapter would give you AF with your MF lenses. I have it and it works well.

Other options would be to train your self to switch eyes...
Forum: Digital Compacts 01-14-2019
Replies: 20
Views: 1,428
Posted By shawn
I haven't found them either. The waterproof case...

I haven't found them either. The waterproof case has a tripod connector too but then you have the additional glass in front of the camera.

Shawn
Forum: Digital Compacts 01-14-2019
Replies: 20
Views: 1,428
Posted By shawn
They look like cool little cameras too. Wider FOV...

They look like cool little cameras too. Wider FOV but I don't think the lens is as sharp and it is more than 2 stops slower. It also lacks an aperture (f4 only) or mechanical shutter so you can get...
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-13-2019
Replies: 22
Views: 774
Posted By shawn
Motion artifacts due to the way the sensor is not...

Motion artifacts due to the way the sensor is not read out all at the same time. For example:

https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2918/14072553217_6bc188402e_c.jpg

A sensor with a global shutter won't...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 01-13-2019
Replies: 24
Views: 902
Posted By shawn
If you have a live view mirrorless camera (pretty...

If you have a live view mirrorless camera (pretty much any of them) it is easy to adapt the Vitessa lens for about $30 or so.

Shawn
Forum: RFF News 01-01-2019
Replies: 151
Views: 7,684
Posted By shawn
I've seen some speculate that they are using the...

I've seen some speculate that they are using the CMV12000 v2 sensor. It is a current product.

https://ams.com/cmv12000

Single unit price is $2,030.81.

Shawn
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 12-31-2018
Replies: 18
Views: 711
Posted By shawn
My small is Sage/Chocolate, nice looking...

My small is Sage/Chocolate, nice looking combo.

Shawn
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 12-30-2018
Replies: 15
Views: 1,126
Posted By shawn
I have the Thumbs Up with the hot shoe (CSEP-10S)...

I have the Thumbs Up with the hot shoe (CSEP-10S) which is great for the OVF. You might see about epoxying your taped on hotshoe to the Thumbs Up. JB Weld or something similar would likely take care...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 12-30-2018
Replies: 18
Views: 711
Posted By shawn
I have a small and a digital. The small would...

I have a small and a digital. The small would hold your Leica and Fuji but you would probably have to put some lenses in the front pockets. I can put my M240 and A7RII with mounted lenses in the...
Forum: Sony Alpha Mirrorless - All Models 12-30-2018
Replies: 42
Views: 3,952
Posted By shawn
The adapter isn't about macro, it is for regular...

The adapter isn't about macro, it is for regular shooting. Because of how it works it it also allows for lenses to be focused closer than their minimum focus distance. This is handy on LTM lenses...
Forum: Sony Alpha Mirrorless - All Models 12-30-2018
Replies: 42
Views: 3,952
Posted By shawn
It was a great deal at $249 from B&H with free...

It was a great deal at $249 from B&H with free shipping. I use mine mostly with RF lenses. Works well and focuses fast. I really like it with a Canon RF 50 1.2. The lens has an infinity lock which...
Forum: Sony Alpha Mirrorless - All Models 12-30-2018
Replies: 42
Views: 3,952
Posted By shawn
Yes, the TechArt Pro is fantastic. They were on...

Yes, the TechArt Pro is fantastic. They were on sale a couple of weeks ago for $100 off at B&H.

It will autofocus above 90mm too. The 135mm setting defaults to AF off but that can be changed with...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-30-2018
Replies: 256
Views: 5,491
Posted By shawn
I think LR was tuned around Nikons. The Auto Tone...

I think LR was tuned around Nikons. The Auto Tone function always seemed to work better on my Nikon files (D700 and Coolpix A) compared to many other digital cameras.

If you want a change of pace...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 12-30-2018
Replies: 15
Views: 1,126
Posted By shawn
I use the Voigtlander 21/25 finder and just leave...

I use the Voigtlander 21/25 finder and just leave it in the hotshoe. I have the Snapshot Skopar so I don't even use the rangefinder when shooting that lens.

Shawn
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