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Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 1 Day Ago
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Leica M10 + Leica 50mm f/1.4 Summilux-M Pre-Asph...

Leica M10 + Leica 50mm f/1.4 Summilux-M Pre-Asph Silver 11855


https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48733072716_07dd70ea31_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2hfnJFE)Leica 50mm f/1.4 Summilux-M Pre-Asph...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 2 Days Ago
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Thank you for your interest. I will discuss this...

Thank you for your interest. I will discuss this with the maker this weekend. Wish I could get the answer for you.

Kevin
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 2 Days Ago
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Indeed! When I saw this version 1 Summilux in the...

Indeed! When I saw this version 1 Summilux in the market I know I have to have it no matter how much it cost. Just imaging how rare it can be. And it turns out to be a good deal. Lucky me.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 2 Days Ago
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Thank you Erik! You have a good find too! I...

Thank you Erik! You have a good find too! I haven’t got a chance to try out the lens though. Will let you know my preference after I bring out the lens for testing. The handling of these two lenses...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 2 Days Ago
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Just received my Version 1 Summilux 50mm f1.4....

Just received my Version 1 Summilux 50mm f1.4. Sitting next to my Version 2 Summilux that I already have. They have exactly the same 5 digits serial number....
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 2 Days Ago
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Good question! I talked with the maker a few days...

Good question! I talked with the maker a few days ago, and I mentioned if the black paint on the lens is too thick, it may affect the usage of the original IROOA hood. Then he told me he is...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 2 Days Ago
Replies: 349
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Thank you very much for your support! And I am...

Thank you very much for your support! And I am sorry for the late response! I was kind of busy in the past week. Regarding your question about purchasing the lens, the maker said it will be available...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 2 Days Ago
Replies: 349
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More wide open f/2.0 in close distance test photos

Leica M10 + Leica Summicron 35mm f2 Ver.1 Replica first Prototype @f/2.0


I took this photo as close as I can. I assume the distcance is...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 1 Week Ago
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You are welcome raid. The first batch will have...

You are welcome raid. The first batch will have black paint and brass available. Chrome will be available in the later batch.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 1 Week Ago
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Around 200~300 copies will be available overseas.

Around 200~300 copies will be available overseas.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 1 Week Ago
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Final confirm on the selling price of first batch Leica Summicron 35/2 Ver.1 Replica

The retail price will be $499 for the first batch Leica Summicron 35/2 Ver.1 Replica.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 1 Week Ago
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I just got an answer from the maker. Sorry, there...

I just got an answer from the maker. Sorry, there is no promotion during the first sale. *He said the first batch will be selling for $499. No matter how much tax will be applied to the lens, the...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 1 Week Ago
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They will be available in the first batch....

They will be available in the first batch. Personally I want to have both the black paint and brass version. They both look sexy on any camera.:)
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 1 Week Ago
Replies: 349
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No worries guys. I do feel sorry that some...

No worries guys. I do feel sorry that some members here don't like the process version. But many people still like it and the maker gave positive feedback to me as he shared my photos in China too....
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 1 Week Ago
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https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48696295482_54...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48696295482_54986aecf8_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2hc8f6q)Leica Summicron 35mm f2 Eight Element Replica Prototype First Version (https://flic.kr/p/2hc8f6q) by...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 1 Week Ago
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Hi Raid, Thank you so much for sharing the...

Hi Raid, Thank you so much for sharing the comparison guide here. I will try to set up a test environment like this in the next week to compare the prototype with the original.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 1 Week Ago
Replies: 349
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Hi Yossi, Thank you very much for your comment....

Hi Yossi,

Thank you very much for your comment. It's always good to see people sharing their truthful opinions here. I totally understand. I will upload both pictures that directly transferred from...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 1 Week Ago
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All photos taken with Leica M10 + Leica Summicron...

All photos taken with Leica M10 + Leica Summicron 35mm f2 Eight Element Replica Prototype First Version


https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48696253397_aea8b64fb5_b.jpg...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 1 Week Ago
Replies: 349
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Yeah, I will do the portrait test later. I edit...

Yeah, I will do the portrait test later.

I edit my DNG files on Photoshop. I will adjust the white balance, shadow, highlight, etc. And then I will use my preset to get to the basic look I want. I...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 1 Week Ago
Replies: 349
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Thank you for your comment Erik. It does very...

Thank you for your comment Erik. It does very sharp when stopped down to f/2.8 ~ f/4.0. If the lighting situation is not too challenge, it could also produce very sharp images at f/2.0.

I have...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 1 Week Ago
Replies: 349
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Hi Huss, I didn't mis-understand your message....

Hi Huss, I didn't mis-understand your message. Thank you for your advice. I will let the maker know your suggestion. Please keep in mind that this is the first version of the prototype, the main...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 1 Week Ago
Replies: 349
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Finally, I could use this lovely lens to take...

Finally, I could use this lovely lens to take some pictures. These are my first version prototype test phots.

Please click on the photo if you want to see the larger version to get more details....
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 1 Week Ago
Replies: 349
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Sorry, I guess the final version will still keep...

Sorry, I guess the final version will still keep the Made In China engraving. The maker is proud of his works and wants to let the worlds know it comes from China.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 1 Week Ago
Replies: 349
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Thank you very much! It means a lot to the maker.

Thank you very much! It means a lot to the maker.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 1 Week Ago
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I will upload some pictures this weekend and a...

I will upload some pictures this weekend and a more will come.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 1 Week Ago
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Steampunk is really a nice way to describe the...

Steampunk is really a nice way to describe the look of the brass lens! I like it. :)
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 1 Week Ago
Replies: 349
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Finally, I received the first version of the...

Finally, I received the first version of the prototype. The coating looks very similar to my final year production Ver.1 Summicron 35 2.

I will post my own test pictures...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 349
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I've read your post about the black paint 50 1.4....

I've read your post about the black paint 50 1.4. That is one of my dream lenses. Great find! I am quite jealous. :cool:

I also have two last year production original 8-elements in mint condition....
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 349
Views: 16,533
Hi Vincent, Thank you very much for writing this...

Hi Vincent,

Thank you very much for writing this comment. Regarding your question, the maker gave me his answer.

This is his first replica project. He wants to make it as close as possible to the...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 349
Views: 16,533
Hi Erik, are you living in the States? I will...

Hi Erik, are you living in the States? I will only receive one prototype lens and will do some test first.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 349
Views: 16,533
[Test Samples] Leica Summicron 35mm f2 Replica Prototype (Second Version)

Taken with Sony A7 RII + Leica Summicron 35mm f2 Replica Prototype (Second Version)

JPEG file without any post editing


https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48618470797_62e39e9470_c.jpg...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 3 Weeks Ago
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That's right! :) It's the second version of the...

That's right! :) It's the second version of the black paint prototype.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 3 Weeks Ago
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[Test Samples] Leica Summicron 35mm f2 Replica Prototype (Second Version)

Last week I have released some more details about the refined version of the prototype. The maker brought this new prototype to Japan and meet with the Leica fans there. He took a few photos with...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 4 Weeks Ago
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Nong ho sebastian, You know Shanghainese! I...

Nong ho sebastian,

You know Shanghainese! I guess you've been to Shanghai before. :) I have two 35mm Summicron Ver. 1 and Pre-Asph. I will receive the prototype replica soon. Can't wait to compare...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 349
Views: 16,533
Thank you for your interest. I will update the...

Thank you for your interest. I will update the information here once I have it. Please stay tuned.

Kevin
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 349
Views: 16,533
Replica 35/2 More details released

Replica 35/2 More details released

It's getting real now. :)

Packaging for the lens

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48547969266_3ab8210509_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2gY22SS)Replica 35/2 More...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 4 Weeks Ago
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Test Photos LEICA M7 + RPX 400 +Leica Summicron...

Test Photos

LEICA M7 + RPX 400 +Leica Summicron 35mm f2 Eight Element Replica Prototype


https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48540265566_c32da37d4c_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2gXkxQs)[test samples]...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 4 Weeks Ago
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The Making Process of 35mm f2

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48532058361_6766d866a6_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2gWBu7V)Replica 35/2 making process (https://flic.kr/p/2gWBu7V) by Kevin-Xu...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 349
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I agree! But there are already too many classic...

I agree! But there are already too many classic lenses waiting for the maker to produce now.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 349
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There isn’t any optical difference between the...

There isn’t any optical difference between the original and reissue. The only difference I can tell is the modern greenish coating has been used on the new lens....
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 349
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Yea you are right. The reproduction was black...

Yea you are right. The reproduction was black paint S-Mount in 2005. I have this one in my collection. I also have the original Nikkor 35 1.8 LTM version. But this one haven’t been reproduced before....
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 4 Weeks Ago
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Exclamation You are very welcome. I am having fun while doing...

You are very welcome. I am having fun while doing this. Now I even get a chance to play with this lens.

I also wish he could bring some more interesting project to us. 50 Noctilux would be awesome.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 08-10-2019
Replies: 349
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Update:

UPDATE: All the prototype lenses have been shipping around among the test people to seek feedback. Now the maker could finally take a prototype back in the lab, get it tuned, and prepare to send it...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 08-09-2019
Replies: 349
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Thank you very much for your comment and support!...

Thank you very much for your comment and support! Please stay tuned. More details will be released in here.

Best,
Kevin
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 08-08-2019
Replies: 349
Views: 16,533
I assume he was talking about the rendering,...

I assume he was talking about the rendering, bokeh, so-called the characteristic of the lens. Like I think Leica Asph lenses are kind of boring to me even though they are quite sharp. But I do like...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 08-08-2019
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Hi Raid, please look at the up left corner there...

Hi Raid, please look at the up left corner there is an information bar on the top. 仿八枚 means 8-element replica. M35F2A is the Asph version. So the first photo in the comparison is replica.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 08-07-2019
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Infinity Focus Performance Comparison: 8-element Replica VS 35/2 Asph

Infinity Focus Performance Comparison: 8-element Replica VS 35mm f2 Summicron-M Asph

Leica M9

Aperture: F/2 wide open


Note: The weather is a little bit hazy... 35mm f2 ASPH is 6-bit coded....
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 08-07-2019
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Sorry. The first batch will not have 6-bit...

Sorry. The first batch will not have 6-bit version. Because the original one did not has 6-bit either. But the later batch will provide this option for you.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 08-07-2019
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Thank you for your comment. I will forward your...

Thank you for your comment. I will forward your opinion to the maker.

Regards,
Kevin
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 08-07-2019
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https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48481214801_77...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48481214801_77be66501b_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2gS7U6P)Front ring design (https://flic.kr/p/2gS7U6P) by Kevin-Xu...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 08-07-2019
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Regarding your question, I just got an answer...

Regarding your question, I just got an answer from the maker. The first batch of the production will use the same material, the same coating, and the same glass. If the original one is prone to...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 08-07-2019
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Thank you for spreading the positive. :)

Thank you for spreading the positive. :)
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 08-07-2019
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Ni hao Yossi, Yes I will! xie xie! Best, Kevin

Ni hao Yossi,

Yes I will! xie xie!

Best,
Kevin
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 08-06-2019
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[Test photos] Aperture: f/2.0 wide open Leica...

[Test photos]


Aperture: f/2.0 wide open

Leica M240 + Leica Summicron 35mm f2 Eight Element Replica Prototype

NOTE: DNG file convert to jpg file without any post editing
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 08-06-2019
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Thank you for your support. The maker is a Leica...

Thank you for your support. The maker is a Leica enthusiast, which he does treating this project sincerely and doing it with respect and good intention. It took him two years to get to this point....
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 08-06-2019
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It sounds like a serious potential problem. I...

It sounds like a serious potential problem. I will inform the maker regarding the issue you mentioned. Thank you!

Regards,
Kevin
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 08-06-2019
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Does the test pictures look bad or you typically...

Does the test pictures look bad or you typically don't like everything that made in China?
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 08-06-2019
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No worries. I will! The maker told me there will...

No worries. I will!

The maker told me there will be another film test one week later.
Forum: Nikon Historical Society 08-05-2019
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Welcome to the RF forum. Good news. Your Nikon...

Welcome to the RF forum.

Good news. Your Nikon SP serial number does match the original black paint record.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 08-05-2019
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Sorry sir. Currently I can't help you with the...

Sorry sir. Currently I can't help you with the tests you want. Because I don't have the lens, but I do ask him to send me one as soon as he starts the pre-production. And I've also told him your...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 08-05-2019
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The maker told me the same thing. He said all the...

The maker told me the same thing. He said all the patent expired by now.


The only thing he worried is the flint glass that been used in this replica lens. He wants to make this lens at least 99%...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 08-03-2019
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Thanks for the comments! I will do my best to...

Thanks for the comments! I will do my best to make this happen.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 08-02-2019
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[Test photos] Aperture: f/2.0 wide open Leica...

[Test photos]


Aperture: f/2.0 wide open

Leica M240 + Leica Summicron 35mm f2 Eight Element Replica Prototype

NOTE: DNG file convert to jpg file without any post editing
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 08-02-2019
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[Test photos] Aperture: f/2.0 wide open Leica...

[Test photos]


Aperture: f/2.0 wide open

Leica M240 + Leica Summicron 35mm f2 Eight Element Replica Prototype

NOTE: DNG file convert to jpg file without any post editing
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 08-02-2019
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I will keep in mind for all the forum members who...

I will keep in mind for all the forum members who left comments here. I wish he would fulfill the needs.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 07-31-2019
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No worry. I will let you know when it's...

No worry. I will let you know when it's available. :)
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 07-31-2019
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I will let you guys know when it available for...

I will let you guys know when it available for sale.

Regarding the infinity lock, it was the original design. I believe all his lenses will have the infinity lock. Sorry.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 07-31-2019
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The maker and his friends are all Leica...

The maker and his friends are all Leica enthusiast.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 07-31-2019
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Agree! The infinity lock definitely helped me a...

Agree! The infinity lock definitely helped me a lot when I mount/unmount the lens. I love the original design.
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 07-30-2019
Replies: 38
Views: 1,603
Stanley Kubrick is my all time favorite director....

Stanley Kubrick is my all time favorite director. Thanks for sharing this. Very interesting to watch.

By the way, “When a man cannot choose he ceases to be a man...” is a quote from his movie, A...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-30-2019
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For digital, my favorite camera is M10. Very...

For digital, my favorite camera is M10. Very satisfying when using it. It can deliver very nice DNG file for me to edit.

For film, my favorite cameras are KE-7A, Nikon SP 2005 and IIIG.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 07-30-2019
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[Test photos] Leica M9 + Lens: Leica Summicron...

[Test photos]

Leica M9 + Lens: Leica Summicron 35mm f2 Eight Element Replica Prototype

All photos were shots wide open at f/2.0


https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48410309766_03822c8fce_b.jpg...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 07-30-2019
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Thank you for your comment! :) Please stay tuned.

Thank you for your comment! :) Please stay tuned.
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 07-30-2019
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https://www.amazon.com/Japan-hobby-tool-Opener-Cam...

https://www.amazon.com/Japan-hobby-tool-Opener-Camera/dp/B0014Y4K16/ref=sr_1_8?keywords=LENS+SPANNER&qid=1564496838&s=gateway&sr=8-8


They are not selling exactly the same model. But something...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 07-29-2019
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Views: 739
Search it on Amazon and you will find it.

Search it on Amazon and you will find it.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 07-29-2019
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Views: 16,533
Youtube...

Youtube Link:

https://youtu.be/voQ-Em8o_QM


https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48410270796_dfd889b6fc_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2gKRhVj)Replica 8elment handmade spring has been used in the original...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 07-29-2019
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This is the handmade component that been used in...

This is the handmade component that been used in the replica Summicron 35/2 infinity lock. No factory was willing to make this component because the order is too...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 07-28-2019
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Views: 560
Yeah, that's the reason why I love my Summicron...

Yeah, that's the reason why I love my Summicron Rigid so much. It amazed me every time I use it. I like its sharpness and resolution when wide open. I like its rendering, bokeh. And I also like its...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 07-28-2019
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By the way, my Summicron Rigid is spot on with...

By the way, my Summicron Rigid is spot on with Leica M10. You need to make sure your copy doesn't have focus shift issue.

My Summilux Pre-a had front focus issue. I cannot get sharp images with...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 07-28-2019
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Views: 560
Agree, definitely worth a careful check.

Agree, definitely worth a careful check.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 07-28-2019
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Views: 560
Summicron 50/2 Rigid is my all-time favorite...

Summicron 50/2 Rigid is my all-time favorite lens. Never disappoint me. Mine's glass is in near mint condition. I also love my Summilux 50 1.4 pre-asph E46. But if I can only keep one of them, Rigid...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 07-28-2019
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Short Clip of Leica 8element Replica Prototype Infinity Lock Testing Sound

Youtube Link:

https://youtu.be/gMyNsqGDq4g



https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48397896992_db9dc07865_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2gJKSBS)Short Clip of Leica 8element Replica Prototype Infinity Lock...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 07-28-2019
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Thank you for your interest. I will inform you...

Thank you for your interest. I will inform you when it's available. But so far I have no idea how he gonna sell his lens.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 07-28-2019
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Thank you, Huss! Good point! I will deliver...

Thank you, Huss!

Good point! I will deliver your opinion to the maker. I believe the final product will be the same as the prototype, all brass.

Kevin
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 07-28-2019
Replies: 349
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You are welcome, Erik. The maker shared some...

You are welcome, Erik.

The maker shared some thoughts regard the softness of the original lens performance. When they were setting up the comparison, they decided to use a Summicron 35/2 that is...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 07-28-2019
Replies: 349
Views: 16,533
I already let him know your request. Hope we...

I already let him know your request. Hope we will see the test photos soon.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 07-28-2019
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Thanks for the comment. His goal is to make the...

Thanks for the comment. His goal is to make the replica as close as possible to the original one. He analyzed the coatings on each of the glass in Leica 8 elements and applied them on the replica. He...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 07-28-2019
Replies: 349
Views: 16,533
Same Settings - Original 8elements & Replica...

Same Settings - Original 8elements & Replica 8elements Comparison on Digital:


https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48395149071_1d8504464d_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2gJvMKV)Comparison - Leica...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-27-2019
Replies: 8,951
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Here ie my NIKKOR-N 5cm f/1.1...

Here ie my NIKKOR-N 5cm f/1.1


https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48392033007_ba4be6e2f7_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2gJePsF)Nippon Kogaku NIKKOR-N 5cm f/1.1 (https://flic.kr/p/2gJePsF) by Kevin-Xu...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 07-27-2019
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You are welcome. : ) Please stay tuned. More test...

You are welcome. : ) Please stay tuned. More test shots will come.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 07-27-2019
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As I mentioned previously, he said approximately...

As I mentioned previously, he said approximately in three months it will be available for the public. I really hope he could finally make it to mass production.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 07-27-2019
Replies: 349
Views: 16,533
The maker told me that he breakdown the original...

The maker told me that he breakdown the original Sunmmicron 35/2 to analysis it's material and coating. Leaded glass or so-called flint glass (correct me if I am wrong) has been used in his replica....
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 07-27-2019
Replies: 349
Views: 16,533
Guys, here are some more prototype lens photos....

Guys, here are some more prototype lens photos. Very interesting to see those details.


https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48390477386_6315cf2ec4_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2gJ6R2C)Leica Summicron...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 07-27-2019
Replies: 349
Views: 16,533
Hi Keith, sorry I am not the person you mentioned...

Hi Keith, sorry I am not the person you mentioned here. To be honest, I have never been a fan of Chinese cameras. I am a big fan of Japanese and Germany made cameras and lenses as you can see them in...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 07-27-2019
Replies: 349
Views: 16,533
Yea I copy and paste the post to the Lecia forum....

Yea I copy and paste the post to the Lecia forum. Actually, it's the maker's idea. He wants me to reach to a wider variety to seek some more thoughts. But I think I will just mainly update the...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 07-27-2019
Replies: 349
Views: 16,533
Hi Rob, Thank you for your comment here....

Hi Rob, Thank you for your comment here. Regarding the price, he told me it would be slightly higher than $500. I assume the final price would be still very affordable. I will update this information...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 07-27-2019
Replies: 349
Views: 16,533
Here is a photo of the prototype lens aperture...

Here is a photo of the prototype lens aperture blades. It has 10 blades.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48387309497_bf6fa359d3_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2gHPBjR)Leica Summicron 35mm f2 Eight...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 07-26-2019
Replies: 349
Views: 16,533
Thank you for your interest! Not gonna lie, I...

Thank you for your interest!

Not gonna lie, I love the lens unfinished in brass too.

Regarding your question, the replica version will have the same amount of aperture blades, which is 10. And...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 07-26-2019
Replies: 349
Views: 16,533
UPDATE: More test photos are coming. Guys, please...

UPDATE: More test photos are coming. Guys, please stay tuned!
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 07-26-2019
Replies: 349
Views: 16,533
You are welcome! Please stay tuned.

You are welcome! Please stay tuned.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 07-26-2019
Replies: 349
Views: 16,533
As Huss said, I didn't mention anything about...

As Huss said, I didn't mention anything about selling. But many forum members here want to know the price and when could buy it. As a messenger, I will try my best to answer their questions. Just to...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 07-26-2019
Replies: 349
Views: 16,533
Thank you Huss. This is an excellent idea. That's...

Thank you Huss. This is an excellent idea. That's what I was planning to do. But it's just a bit early to do so at this point. I will create a poll one month before the production. To see exactly...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 07-26-2019
Replies: 349
Views: 16,533
Thank you dourbalistar and B-9. Appreciated. I...

Thank you dourbalistar and B-9. Appreciated. I think at this point there is no need to spread the negative on this project. It's good to see something like this exist. Isn't it fun? I have nothing...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 07-26-2019
Replies: 349
Views: 16,533
Sir, I am very sure that he is serious about this...

Sir, I am very sure that he is serious about this project. He is a Leica enthusiast. He will make sure the quality of his lens at least on par with the original Leica Summicron.

Kevin
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 07-26-2019
Replies: 349
Views: 16,533
He told me approximately in three months it will...

He told me approximately in three months it will be available for the public. Thank you very much for your interest.

Kevin
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 07-26-2019
Replies: 349
Views: 16,533
:) Good guess. But I will keep it secret for now....

:) Good guess. But I will keep it secret for now. Stay tuned.

Kevin
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 07-26-2019
Replies: 349
Views: 16,533
Here is an update for the Lens Mount: The first...

Here is an update for the Lens Mount:

The first version will be M-mount. He will produce the LTM version after that.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 07-25-2019
Replies: 349
Views: 16,533
Talking about remake other lenses, he is working...

Talking about remake other lenses, he is working on a bigger project at the same time. I cannot tell you what that lens is right now. But I am sure you guys will love it.

You are welcome. I am very...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 07-25-2019
Replies: 349
Views: 16,533
Here is an update for the painting of the...

Here is an update for the painting of the lens:

He Said it could be black paint (my favorite one), without any painting which is just brass itself like the prototype that been showed above, silver...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 07-25-2019
Replies: 349
Views: 16,533
Here are some more sample shots on color...

Here are some more sample shots on color film

Lens: Leica Summicron 35mm f2 Eight Element Replica Prototype

Film: Fujifilm RDP...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 07-25-2019
Replies: 349
Views: 16,533
Thank you so much for the comments here! I will...

Thank you so much for the comments here! I will keep delivering your guys opinion to him. And I will keep updating information here.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 07-25-2019
Replies: 349
Views: 16,533
As promised, here are the test shots on...

As promised, here are the test shots on film.

Lens: Leica Summicron 35mm f2 Eight Element Replica Prototype

Film: Kodak 400TX

Scanner:...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 07-25-2019
Replies: 349
Views: 16,533
Yes, just like the original one, 0.7m.

Yes, just like the original one, 0.7m.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 07-24-2019
Replies: 349
Views: 16,533
I’ve already told him that many people wanting...

I’ve already told him that many people wanting the LTM version. He heard you guys’ voice and said it is possible. But may take time to make this happen though. He is very busy working on this project...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 07-24-2019
Replies: 349
Views: 16,533
Thank you Erik! Will let you guys know when he...

Thank you Erik! Will let you guys know when he decide to release the price.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 07-24-2019
Replies: 349
Views: 16,533
I will let him know the request. Will add more...

I will let him know the request. Will add more pictures to this thread when I have them.

So far no specific price point for this lens. He told me he want to make it affordable for most of the...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 07-24-2019
Replies: 349
Views: 16,533
You could click on the photos to see the larger...

You could click on the photos to see the larger detail on Flickr. Ignore me if you already did. : )

Glad you like the samples.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 07-24-2019
Replies: 349
Views: 16,533
Yea I noticed that too. But he told me all these...

Yea I noticed that too. But he told me all these photos taken at f/2.0. This information got confirmed with the test people.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 07-24-2019
Replies: 349
Views: 16,533
Thanks for your comment. All these shots are at...

Thanks for your comment. All these shots are at f2 wide open.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 07-24-2019
Replies: 349
Views: 16,533
[New test photos released] Leica Summicron 35/2 Eight Element copy made in China

Hey guys,

A week ago, one of our forum member harryjiang created a thread sharing the exciting Leica copy project, which is the Leica first version 35mm f2 replica. Personally, I am very excited...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 07-17-2019
Replies: 50
Views: 2,427
wow... I've already heard about it from my...

wow... I've already heard about it from my friends a few weeks ago. Definitely want to try it out. Are you the co-founder of the brand?
Forum: Sony Alpha Mirrorless - All Models 07-16-2019
Replies: 53
Views: 8,730
A7R Mark II + Canon 50mm f0.95...

A7R Mark II + Canon 50mm f0.95 M-mount


https://live.staticflickr.com/4677/26429164338_1a76866411_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/GgsnMd)Canon 50mm f0.95 (https://flic.kr/p/GgsnMd) by Kevin-Xu...
Forum: Nikon RF 07-16-2019
Replies: 9
Views: 449
Thank you for sharing. Like your pictures! Not...

Thank you for sharing. Like your pictures! Not many people using it. I guess most of the reissue Nikon SP sets are sitting in the collectors’ shelf. Would love to see more pictures taken by this baby.
Forum: Nikon Historical Society 07-14-2019
Replies: 54
Views: 1,965
I think the success of Leica reminds Nikon that...

I think the success of Leica reminds Nikon that they also have their glory back in the golden age of the analog camera. They need to reissue the best cameras they have in their heyday, which are the...
Forum: Nikon RF 06-21-2019
Replies: 21
Views: 870
My Nikkor 50 1.4, 50 1.1 use Amedeo adapter to...

My Nikkor 50 1.4, 50 1.1 use Amedeo adapter to allow them to mount on Leica digital. You could combine different adapters together to meet your needs.
Forum: Nikon RF 06-21-2019
Replies: 21
Views: 870
This very informative thread might help you...

This very informative thread might help you figure out the problem.

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=79631
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 06-20-2019
Replies: 41
Views: 1,435
meteor is a famous shop in Hongkong. His price...

meteor is a famous shop in Hongkong. His price normally on the higher end side since he is a dealer and has operation cost. But it's safe to say that, this particular lens may worth twice of the...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 06-20-2019
Replies: 41
Views: 1,435
Their asking price for a version 3 lens is...

Their asking price for a version 3 lens is outrageous... That is what people paid for extreme rare black paint summilux 50 1.4 or black paint rigid...

Anyway, seems like the early batch V3 is a...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 06-20-2019
Replies: 41
Views: 1,435
A version 3 50mm f2 summciron in good condition...

A version 3 50mm f2 summciron in good condition normally goes for around $800. I don't know if collector willing to pay more for the early batch version 3. I don't see anyone mentioned it before.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 06-20-2019
Replies: 41
Views: 1,435
For a common camera, a CLA receipt is a plus for...

For a common camera, a CLA receipt is a plus for the sell. L seal only means that the camera might need a service before use if the camera has been sitting somewhere for a long period.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 06-20-2019
Replies: 41
Views: 1,435
This is still a very interesting lens though...

This is still a very interesting lens though because of that feature. But I guess not many people hype for this version. Just like the 35mm f2 summicron 6 elements version...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 06-20-2019
Replies: 41
Views: 1,435
I think you guys are talking about the second...

I think you guys are talking about the second version 50mm summicron in black paint. But this lens certainly not a second version lens. It looks like a very common third version summicron. And its...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-19-2019
Replies: 111
Views: 3,892
CFV-50C using a 50MP 43.8 x 32.9 mm CMOS sensor....

CFV-50C using a 50MP 43.8 x 32.9 mm CMOS sensor. So the CFV-50C mark II use the same sensor?
Forum: Canon Rangefinders - Peter Dechert and Peter Kitchingman 06-11-2019
Replies: 27
Views: 1,776
I think there is no way to build the rear element...

I think there is no way to build the rear element in the right spec. If you don't want to waste this lens part, just sell it for parts. I guess some technician may need the rest of the element to fix...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 06-01-2019
Replies: 7
Views: 563
Canon 35mm f1.5 is an underrated high-speed lens....

Canon 35mm f1.5 is an underrated high-speed lens. And it's a rare lens too. I adore its rendering. The vintage bokeh is Canon's high-speed LTM lenses signature. I have to say that it's quite sharp...
Forum: Nikon RF 04-12-2019
Replies: 21
Views: 722
In 2018, I paid $3250 for the open box Limited...

In 2018, I paid $3250 for the open box Limited edition NIKON SP 2005 bundle. It includes everything. I've been tracking the Nikon SP 2005 on eBay for years. The cheapest one sold for around $2800 a...
Forum: Digital Compacts 02-21-2019
Replies: 292
Views: 20,249
I will definitely buy one when they have it in...

I will definitely buy one when they have it in stock. Wish Ricoh could make GR to the full frame version in the future.
Forum: Nikon RF 02-14-2019
Replies: 53
Views: 3,589
Mine is 181347...

Mine is 181347 W-Nikkor.C


https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7817/46782053491_b56db793a7_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2egYfDa)Leica IIIG with W-Nikkor 35mm f 1.8 Ltm (https://flic.kr/p/2egYfDa) by Kevin-Xu...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 01-25-2019
Replies: 146
Views: 4,665
I start collecting LTM lenses 8 years ago. So I...

I start collecting LTM lenses 8 years ago. So I slowly building up my collection. It takes time to find them. And this year I finally purchased the Leica IIIG to let my LTM lenses mount on the camera...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 01-25-2019
Replies: 146
Views: 4,665
Now I pretty satisfied with my set up. And...

Now I pretty satisfied with my set up. And currently, I am waiting for a first-year production of the Summicron 50 2 collapsable arrive to add to my LTM collection. Some of my other LTM lenses are in...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 01-19-2019
Replies: 2,128
Views: 594,476
Leica screw mount cameras and lenses are fun to...

Leica screw mount cameras and lenses are fun to play with for sure. Just realized that my screw mount Lenses collections are way more than the M mount...
Forum: Nikon RF 01-17-2019
Replies: 396
Views: 6,391
Thank you very much for sharing the back story of...

Thank you very much for sharing the back story of those Nikon reissue cameras. I own both the Nikon SP 2005 and original black paint SP. It’s amazing to see them sitting on the table at the same time...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 01-17-2019
Replies: 45
Views: 1,106
Fotodiox Pro is M mount and Hawk’s adapter is...

Fotodiox Pro is M mount and Hawk’s adapter is Leica Screw Mount.
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 01-17-2019
Replies: 45
Views: 1,106
One is Amedeo Prominent to Nikon S Mount. One is...

One is Amedeo Prominent to Nikon S Mount. One is from Taiwan Hawk’s adapter. And the last one is Fotodiox Pro. You could easily find it on Amazon or B&H. The last two adapter could allow you to focus...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 01-17-2019
Replies: 45
Views: 1,106
Good to hear you like the Ultron. Because I enjoy...

Good to hear you like the Ultron. Because I enjoy for having the German Nokton and Ultron for many years too. I have three different versions of the adapters for them.
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 01-17-2019
Replies: 45
Views: 1,106
https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7817/46782053491_b5...

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7817/46782053491_b56db793a7_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2egYfDa)Leica IIIG with W-Nikkor 35mm f 1.8 Ltm (https://flic.kr/p/2egYfDa) by Kevin-Xu...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 01-15-2019
Replies: 27
Views: 2,199
Don is very busy all the time. Currently he has 6...

Don is very busy all the time. Currently he has 6 of my lenses to work on. He replied to most of my emails during the past one month.
Forum: Nikon RF 01-10-2019
Replies: 396
Views: 6,391
Last year I finally got the reissue 2005 Nikon SP...

Last year I finally got the reissue 2005 Nikon SP set. I will probably keep this camera for my entire life. I think there is no doubt that the black paint Nikon SP is the best rangefinder camera that...
Forum: Other RF 01-03-2019
Replies: 28
Views: 869
You are welcome Raid. Nokton and Ultron from the...

You are welcome Raid. Nokton and Ultron from the German Voigtlander back in the 1950s have the top build quality and the best performance among its competitors. They failed because of the...
Forum: Other RF 01-02-2019
Replies: 28
Views: 869
I have owned both white face version of the...

I have owned both white face version of the Nokton 50 1.5 and Ultron 50 2. Ultron is a very sharp lens when using it wide open. On par with the Leitz 50 2 rigid that I have. Its rendering is smooth....
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 12-20-2018
Replies: 34
Views: 1,849
Please let me know if you are going to sell both....

Please let me know if you are going to sell both. I am looking for it too. Thank you.
Forum: Nikon Historical Society 11-29-2018
Replies: 131
Views: 117,842
Hi Amedeo, It has the focus shift problem at all...

Hi Amedeo,

It has the focus shift problem at all range. Is it possible to adjust the adapter to get the accurate focus? Thank you.

Best,
Kevin
Forum: Nikon Historical Society 11-27-2018
Replies: 131
Views: 117,842
Thank you very much for the information you've...

Thank you very much for the information you've provided! You are right. My Nikkor 50 1.1 with Amedeo adapter has focus shift problem on both my Leica M10 and M9. So I am wondering if there is a way...
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 10-31-2018
Replies: 14
Views: 859
Congratulations. You received a gift before the...

Congratulations. You received a gift before the Christmas.
Forum: Nikon Historical Society 10-05-2018
Replies: 131
Views: 117,842
Hey guys, I will receive a Nikkor-N 50 1.1...

Hey guys, I will receive a Nikkor-N 50 1.1 external mount very soon. I have a Nikon SP but still want to use the lens on Leica M digital. Is there any adapter that could allow to use this lens on...
Forum: Digital Compacts 09-26-2018
Replies: 292
Views: 20,249
https://m.dpreview.com/articles/0757893401/photoki...

https://m.dpreview.com/articles/0757893401/photokina-2018-first-look-at-new-ricoh-gr-iii
Forum: Digital Compacts 09-06-2018
Replies: 292
Views: 20,249
https://camerajabber.com/ricoh-makes-further-hint-...

https://camerajabber.com/ricoh-makes-further-hint-at-new-gr-launch-at-photokina/

Check this out
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 08-26-2018
Replies: 122
Views: 19,536
I am waiting to buy their newly released...

I am waiting to buy their newly released Voigtlander 110mm f2.2 Macro lens. It suppose to be available this month but it's been delayed.

Here is a quote from a website:
"July 2018

Koshina Co.,...
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-22-2018
Replies: 353
Views: 23,533
i) Leica M series (M3,M9,M10) ii) Rolleiflex...

i) Leica M series (M3,M9,M10)
ii) Rolleiflex 3.5F/2.8F
iii) Nikon SP
iv) Hasselblad 501cm
v) Konica RF


Actually, there are more, like Ricoh GR is also one of my favorite.
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 08-22-2018
Replies: 65
Views: 2,905
M10-P is still a black chrome body... I will not...

M10-P is still a black chrome body... I will not consider to upgrade my silver M10.
Forum: Nikon RF 08-10-2018
Replies: 433
Views: 82,434
Glad you like the pictures I shared. W-Nikkor 35...

Glad you like the pictures I shared. W-Nikkor 35 1.8 is sure an incredible lens. I like its rendering, colors, and its bokeh. It's a classic lens that will never get you bored.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 08-10-2018
Replies: 34
Views: 1,302
Just out of curiosity... what film was used for...

Just out of curiosity... what film was used for the Nikon SP shots?[/quote]

I am sorry that I cannot give you a certain answer since those photos were taken 4 years ago. And I don’t have the...
Forum: Nikon RF 08-10-2018
Replies: 433
Views: 82,434
W-Nikkor-C 35mm f1.8 + Nikon...

W-Nikkor-C 35mm f1.8 + Nikon SP



https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8676/15966638844_e14e1c46be_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/qjVcsC)W-Nikkor 35mm f1.8 with Nikon SP test (https://flic.kr/p/qjVcsC) by...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 08-09-2018
Replies: 34
Views: 1,302
Here are the photos taken by Leica Summaron-M...

Here are the photos taken by Leica Summaron-M 35mm f/2.8 + Leica M10



https://farm1.staticflickr.com/923/43389485632_bedea2837c_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/297bspS)FIFA World Cup Final....
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 08-09-2018
Replies: 34
Views: 1,302
Here are some film results from W-Nikkor 35mm...

Here are some film results from W-Nikkor 35mm f1.8 + Nikon SP. I got both versions but I only have the pictures taken by the S-mount...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 08-09-2018
Replies: 34
Views: 1,302
Yeah relatively rare I think? Leica made 4,000 ...

Yeah relatively rare I think? Leica made 4,000 Summaron include varies versions (M, LTM, goggles) in 1958 which is its first production year. In total Leica produced 52,400 Summaron in ten years....
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 08-09-2018
Replies: 34
Views: 1,302
They have different aperture and different...

They have different aperture and different characters. So I don’t know how I can compare them. But I can say that the Summaron is quite reliable and I tend to use it a lot after I got my first...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 08-09-2018
Replies: 34
Views: 1,302
I have Summaron 35 2.8 and I love it so much. I...

I have Summaron 35 2.8 and I love it so much. I have post some pictures in another thread.
https://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=164257


I also have Nikkor 35mm f1.8 in Leica...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 08-08-2018
Replies: 37
Views: 4,441
Very nice results! Classic.

Very nice results! Classic.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 07-31-2018
Replies: 44
Views: 5,321
Hm... Seems like you really don't like it. May I...

Hm... Seems like you really don't like it. May I know the reason why you hate about it? And would be great if you could share the pictures you have taken with this lens.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 07-31-2018
Replies: 44
Views: 5,321
I just received an excellent condition Summicron...

I just received an excellent condition Summicron 35mm f2.0 Version 1 last week. After using them both, I would say they both are great lenses. Their look, feel, and build quality is truly top-notch...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 07-31-2018
Replies: 44
Views: 5,321
https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1834/41955736780_21...

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1834/41955736780_21ffdf3621_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/26Vu7Q5)Hard to find! Leica Summaron-M 35mm f/2.8 Version 1 with original package in full set!...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 07-31-2018
Replies: 44
Views: 5,321
WOW very sexy black paint. Nice collection.

WOW very sexy black paint. Nice collection.
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 07-24-2018
Replies: 1,625
Views: 103,236
https://farm1.staticflickr.com/843/43557394301_2e1...

https://farm1.staticflickr.com/843/43557394301_2e15bc4c84_c.jpg 1024) {this.width=1024;this.alt='Click here to see a large version';}" onmouseover="if(this.alt) this.style.cursor='pointer';"...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 07-23-2018
Replies: 138
Views: 12,866
https://farm1.staticflickr.com/843/43557394301_2e1...

https://farm1.staticflickr.com/843/43557394301_2e15bc4c84_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/29n22NV)
NYC street photography (https://flic.kr/p/29n22NV) by Kevin-Xu...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-18-2018
Replies: 8,951
Views: 874,320
This month I got a Leica M10, Leica Summicron...

This month I got a Leica M10, Leica Summicron 50mm f/2.0 and Leica Summaron-M 35mm f/2.8 both made in 1965 Germany

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1808/42531034094_7c043358cd_c.jpg...
Forum: Digital Compacts 07-17-2018
Replies: 292
Views: 20,249
Let's wait for this year's Photokina event....

Let's wait for this year's Photokina event. Rumors are saying that Ricoh would officially announce the new generation of their GR line. And Ricoh also set up a new fans website about GR. You can find...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 07-16-2018
Replies: 138
Views: 12,866
https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1785/42532903625_ef...

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1785/42532903625_efbc3b9cc4_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/27Nufqz)FIFA World Cup Final. (https://flic.kr/p/27Nufqz) by Kevin-Xu...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-16-2018
Replies: 9
Views: 943
Thank you, Erik! The asking price entirely out of...

Thank you, Erik! The asking price entirely out of my reach though. : (
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-16-2018
Replies: 9
Views: 943
Hm... Interesting. But I can't find this set on...

Hm... Interesting. But I can't find this set on ebay. How much will it cost?
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 07-15-2018
Replies: 138
Views: 12,866
https://farm1.staticflickr.com/921/43389426402_969...

https://farm1.staticflickr.com/921/43389426402_969d8c6e12_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/297b9NE)FIFA World Cup Final. (https://flic.kr/p/297b9NE) by Kevin-Xu...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 07-14-2018
Replies: 138
Views: 12,866
Just received my Leitz Summicron-M 50mm f/2.0...

Just received my Leitz Summicron-M 50mm f/2.0 "Rigid" yesterday. Optical is in like new condition which is hard to find nowadays.

Here are the test shots that were taken by Leitz 50 2 Rigid. I am...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-08-2018
Replies: 8,951
Views: 874,320
https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1808/42531034094_7c...

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1808/42531034094_7c043358cd_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/27NjEFh)New Toy! Leica M10 (https://flic.kr/p/27NjEFh) by Kevin-Xu...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-23-2018
Replies: 27
Views: 1,868
I started to visit your website since 2011. Like...

I started to visit your website since 2011. Like your articles about RF lenses. Just want to say thank you.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 02-15-2018
Replies: 11
Views: 910
I would say keep the Canon 0.95. It’s an unique...

I would say keep the Canon 0.95. It’s an unique lens. I have both Canon 0.95 and Leica 35 1.4 asph. I will never sell them because they can’t be replaced.
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 02-01-2018
Replies: 32
Views: 2,475
Actually it’s an old topic in Rangefinder forum....

Actually it’s an old topic in Rangefinder forum.

Konica Chrome Hexanon 35 2 is the lens used on Hexar camera. Its optical design based on the classic lens Nikkor-w 35mm f1.8 made for Nikon SP. The...
Forum: Tom Abrahamsson of RapidWinder.com 01-06-2017
Replies: 354
Sticky: RIP Tom A
Views: 51,578
I only have chat with him through email before....

I only have chat with him through email before. The only thing I knew from him is that he was a very nice gentleman and a very famous member in photography. I feel so sad that I could not have a...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 12-11-2016
Replies: 3
Views: 742
Guys, looking for a professional locate in east coast to CLA my Rolleiflex

Hey Guys,

I am looking for a professional locate in east coast to CLA my Rolleiflex 3.5f. I have's heard of Krimar Photo Shop is a good choice but his website is not working now. I am afraid he is...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 12-11-2016
Replies: 30
Views: 4,868
Did Krikor Maralian still opening his photo...

Did Krikor Maralian still opening his photo shop??? His website is still down. Not a good sign.... Anybody went to his shop after November?
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 11-19-2015
Replies: 1,836
Views: 293,529
https://farm1.staticflickr.com/606/22734107589_88f...

https://farm1.staticflickr.com/606/22734107589_88fe4757e6_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/ACWf9e)...Hongkong... (https://flic.kr/p/ACWf9e) by Kevin-Xu (https://www.flickr.com/photos/kevin_will_not_die/), on...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 11-19-2015
Replies: 1,836
Views: 293,529
https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5723/23119737601_40...

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5723/23119737601_40a91c1b06_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/Be1Gvx)...HongKong... (https://flic.kr/p/Be1Gvx) by Kevin-Xu (https://www.flickr.com/photos/kevin_will_not_die/),...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 11-19-2015
Replies: 1,836
Views: 293,529
https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5797/22716096629_16...

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5797/22716096629_16c2f9ce56_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/ABkW7r)...HongKong... (https://flic.kr/p/ABkW7r) by Kevin-Xu (https://www.flickr.com/photos/kevin_will_not_die/),...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 11-19-2015
Replies: 1,836
Views: 293,529
https://farm1.staticflickr.com/755/23092491822_9b8...

https://farm1.staticflickr.com/755/23092491822_9b845cc3ce_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/BbB4hJ)Cooking class in Chiang Mai...เชียงใหม่... ...Thailand... the land of freedom... (https://flic.kr/p/BbB4hJ)...
Forum: Nikon RF 09-19-2015
Replies: 100
Views: 25,037
How I wish I could also find one in a reasonable...

How I wish I could also find one in a reasonable cost.... : (
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 03-13-2015
Replies: 1,836
Views: 293,529
Thank you Dirk. : ) Here are more....

Thank you Dirk. : ) Here are more.


https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7615/16793979695_9395a81933_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/rA2x54)
Chiang Mai...เชียงใหม่... ...Thailand... the land of freedom......
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 03-12-2015
Replies: 23
Views: 4,279
https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8608/16599062819_b2...

https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8608/16599062819_b24d83279f_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/rhNx5g)Chiang Mai...เชียงใหม่... ...Thailand... the land of freedom... (https://flic.kr/p/rhNx5g) by KEVIN is...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 03-12-2015
Replies: 23
Views: 4,279
https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7654/16597789240_c9...

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7654/16597789240_c98d3b0b4d_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/rhG1u1)Chiang Mai...เชียงใหม่... ...Thailand... the land of freedom... (https://flic.kr/p/rhG1u1) by KEVIN is...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 03-11-2015
Replies: 23
Views: 4,279
https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7285/16533633397_9e...

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7285/16533633397_9e52e23f46_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/rc2cbM)Chiang Mai...เชียงใหม่... ...Thailand... the land of freedom... (https://flic.kr/p/rc2cbM) by KEVIN is...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 03-10-2015
Replies: 23
Views: 4,279
So glad to see some nice comments here. Sure,...

So glad to see some nice comments here. Sure, will upload more. : )
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