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Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 09-30-2018
Replies: 176
Views: 11,575
Posted By eric4
If that 35 had a tab, my UC-Hexanon would be...

If that 35 had a tab, my UC-Hexanon would be getting awfully nervous!

Looking forward to the results on the 21, as I've been eyeballing a 21 Super Elmar Asph for a while...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 08-01-2018
Replies: 79
Views: 15,624
Posted By eric4
https://i.imgur.com/hlf0BYv.jpg MP 240 / UC...

https://i.imgur.com/hlf0BYv.jpg

MP 240 / UC Hexanon 35mm
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 07-17-2018
Replies: 126
Views: 6,121
Posted By eric4
I second the MX, it's small but tough, with an...

I second the MX, it's small but tough, with an amazing viewfinder.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 06-18-2018
Replies: 386
Views: 53,799
Posted By eric4
https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1830/28018897377_f7...

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1830/28018897377_f76b8185ea_b.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 06-13-2018
Replies: 334
Views: 39,027
Posted By eric4
MP 240 + Nikkor 50mm 1.4 Millennium...

MP 240 + Nikkor 50mm 1.4 Millennium...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 04-24-2018
Replies: 32
Views: 3,427
Posted By eric4
The new 7artisans 35mm f2 lens is also a sonnar...

The new 7artisans 35mm f2 lens is also a sonnar based formula...might do the trick!
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 04-10-2018
Replies: 33
Views: 1,547
Posted By eric4
I like my Pentax SMC-A 28mm f2 as well as my 31mm...

I like my Pentax SMC-A 28mm f2 as well as my 31mm 1.8 Limited. They both feel nice in the hand, and deliver solid IQ on my K-1. If you do find the SMC-A, make sure there are clear photos of the...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 03-23-2018
Replies: 32
Views: 3,427
Posted By eric4
There is a Rollei 40mm on the big auction site in...

There is a Rollei 40mm on the big auction site in silver. I recall reading somewhere that this lens can't be opened up for a CLA. Something worth considering...
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-22-2018
Replies: 4
Views: 438
Posted By eric4
I own neither, but from what I understand, the a9...

I own neither, but from what I understand, the a9 has a better silent shutter. It doesn't have any banding/distortion issues unless pushed to the extreme.

The eye autofocus is supposed to be very...
Forum: Sony Alpha Mirrorless - All Models 02-25-2018
Replies: 19
Views: 1,220
Posted By eric4
I've used my Pentax DA 55 1.4 on the a7r with...

I've used my Pentax DA 55 1.4 on the a7r with good success. It's very sharp, and has nice character.

The only requirement is an adapter that controls the diaphragm.
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 02-02-2018
Replies: 32
Views: 2,884
Posted By eric4
I'm a big fan of my UC Hexanon as well. So much...

I'm a big fan of my UC Hexanon as well. So much so, that I purchased a dead Hexar AF to convert to M-mount when MGR releases a kit (if they ever do). This conversion lens should have a .7m MFD, but...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 01-23-2018
Replies: 36
Views: 2,092
Posted By eric4
Something to keep in mind - the Summarit 2.4...

Something to keep in mind - the Summarit 2.4 focuses down to .7m where the 2.5 is only .9m
Forum: Sony Alpha Mirrorless - All Models 09-25-2017
Replies: 62
Views: 7,054
Posted By eric4
I've owned an A7R that was also modded* and used...

I've owned an A7R that was also modded* and used it with M-mount lenses such as M-hexanon 35mm and VM Nokton 50mm 1.5.

Ultimately I sold the camera due to it's loud shutter. The image quality was...
Forum: Zeiss Contax 09-14-2017
Replies: 53
Views: 5,640
Posted By eric4
These Contax cameras are some of the nicest I've...

These Contax cameras are some of the nicest I've held and the image quality is top notch. All of my lenses performed wonderfully, the 21, 28, 45, and 90. My main build quality complaint was the...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-06-2017
Replies: 27
Views: 1,099
Posted By eric4
Don't waste your time. I see these types of...

Don't waste your time. I see these types of listings for leicas in my local CL frequently. One photo, and a description/price that is too good to be true.

I have emailed before and gotten a...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount Copies 07-05-2017
Replies: 253
Views: 85,653
Posted By eric4
I picked up one of these on the big auction site,...

I picked up one of these on the big auction site, as well as a metabones ltm/m adapter.

What would be the best lens to 6-bit code the nikkor h-c to?
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 07-05-2017
Replies: 386
Views: 36,790
Posted By eric4
Here...

Here (https://www.reddit.com/r/photography/comments/6l40ec/7artisans_50mm_f11_comparison_photos/) is a reddit link of some images from this lens, mostly basic test photos.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 07-05-2017
Replies: 67
Views: 4,518
Posted By eric4
I really love my UC Hex too! A budget friendly...

I really love my UC Hex too!

A budget friendly option although not immediate would be to pick up a dead hexar af and wait for MGR Production to release a lens body that you can adapt the glass to....
Forum: Leica Screw Mount Copies 05-30-2017
Replies: 193
Views: 39,485
Posted By eric4
http://i.imgur.com/hyeHT3S.jpg http://i.imgur.co...

http://i.imgur.com/hyeHT3S.jpg


http://i.imgur.com/mWNDfFd.jpg
Forum: Leica Screw Mount Copies 05-30-2017
Replies: 193
Views: 39,485
Posted By eric4
http://i.imgur.com/bXTYESC.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/bXTYESC.jpg
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-21-2016
Replies: 45
Views: 28,350
Posted By eric4
Will it be released in Pentax K mount too?

Will it be released in Pentax K mount too?
Forum: Sony Alpha Mirrorless - All Models 08-11-2015
Replies: 28
Views: 5,936
Posted By eric4
Picking up an A7r with kolari mod. I've got an...

Picking up an A7r with kolari mod. I've got an m-hexanon 35mm f2 lens that will hopefully have strong results. Will keep you updated when i receive the camera
Forum: Sony Alpha Mirrorless - All Models 08-06-2015
Replies: 28
Views: 5,936
Posted By eric4
What about the Loxia 35mm f2?

What about the Loxia 35mm f2?
Forum: RFF News 08-05-2015
Replies: 87
Views: 11,667
Posted By eric4
Why not an x-pro 1 type of camera. Hybrid VF for...

Why not an x-pro 1 type of camera. Hybrid VF for rangefinder and EVF autofocusing?
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 07-24-2015
Replies: 67
Views: 9,069
Posted By eric4
Thanks for the encouragement everyone. I'll keep...

Thanks for the encouragement everyone. I'll keep you updated on what happens with the buyer.
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 07-24-2015
Replies: 67
Views: 9,069
Posted By eric4
The guy got back to me saying he will bill me for...

The guy got back to me saying he will bill me for the cleaning of the lens as it has to go to the camera shop.

I replied reiterating that he may send it back for a full refund, but I will not be...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 07-24-2015
Replies: 67
Views: 9,069
Posted By eric4
He has ~45 positive 100% feedback. I really...

He has ~45 positive 100% feedback.

I really struggle to see how this is possible. I remember this lens being in such great condition.

I just sent him an option to send the lens back, and I will...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 07-24-2015
Replies: 67
Views: 9,069
Posted By eric4
Here are the photos of the lens. The one on white...

Here are the photos of the lens. The one on white is from my listing, the others are what he sent.

http://imgur.com/a/MYRQO#wOi48L4

I'm thinking I'll just offer him to send the lens back and I'll...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 07-24-2015
Replies: 67
Views: 9,069
Posted By eric4
Dealing with an unhappy ebay buyer

Nearly a month ago, I sold an Zuiko 24mm 2.8 to an ebay customer. The lens was in great condition and I sorta regretted selling for the auction price.

Now I'm really regretting it... The lens was...
Forum: Sony E Lenses / Adapted Lenses / Adapters / Images 07-23-2015
Replies: 10
Views: 2,844
Posted By eric4
I'll check out the Rokkor. I've got a pentax WR...

I'll check out the Rokkor. I've got a pentax WR 100mm 2.8 macro which is a stunning lens but has no aperture control. I think it's possible to purchase a pentax to e-mount adapter that has a...
Forum: Sony E Lenses / Adapted Lenses / Adapters / Images 07-22-2015
Replies: 10
Views: 2,844
Posted By eric4
High sharpness ~ 75mm - 90mm for studio?

Howdy y'all,

I'm in a nice predicament where I'm requiring a camera that can be used to tether with Capture one.

My current K-3 and DA* 55mm 1.4 has been great so far in the studio. High sharpness,...
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 06-19-2015
Replies: 127
Views: 30,499
Posted By eric4
Who has experience with this lens on mirrorless...

Who has experience with this lens on mirrorless systems like the a7ii? Would it perform better on a m9 or 240 due to the microlenses on the sensors?
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-09-2015
Replies: 39
Views: 4,000
Posted By eric4
I'm sure you're right - my gear is sufficient for...

I'm sure you're right - my gear is sufficient for what I'm trying to shoot. Experience trumps gear, there is no doubt about it. I will practice more in low light conditions before shooting my next...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-09-2015
Replies: 39
Views: 4,000
Posted By eric4
I've considered some of the FA limiteds, as...

I've considered some of the FA limiteds, as pentax doesn't have too many fast lenses. I would love that 31mm on a full frame Pentax

My only concern is the noisy screw drive motor for events....
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-09-2015
Replies: 39
Views: 4,000
Posted By eric4
Great shot! And a very clean result at 3200, glad...

Great shot! And a very clean result at 3200, glad to see the Nokton working so well on a digital sensor.

I should maybe reconsider Olympus, I used to have an E-M5, but it was too lethargic and I...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-09-2015
Replies: 39
Views: 4,000
Posted By eric4
Yes, it definitely hides some of the artifacts...

Yes, it definitely hides some of the artifacts and restores more natural tones in the skin. Thanks for the tip!

Is there noise reduction software that does a better job than Lightroom's settings?
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-09-2015
Replies: 39
Views: 4,000
Posted By eric4
Thank you. I'm not trying to say that I would be...

Thank you.

I'm not trying to say that I would be getting better photographs with a full frame sensor necessarily. It would just make me feel more comfortable having a more robust file and not have...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-09-2015
Replies: 39
Views: 4,000
Posted By eric4
Running out of light... full frame?

Howdy y'all
I'm starting to shoot more events these days and enjoying getting better at them as well.

Shot a wine auction dinner the other night with my K-3 and Ricoh GR, but had to start cranking...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-11-2015
Replies: 14
Views: 1,665
Posted By eric4
Got it working from this...

Got it working from this tutorial
http://photo.net/olympus-camera-forum/00ao31?start=10
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-11-2015
Replies: 14
Views: 1,665
Posted By eric4
Shot a roll through my OM-4 and everything worked...

Shot a roll through my OM-4 and everything worked great. Pulled it out of the bag today and it won't even advance to the next frame (no film in camera)

Even on bulb or the 1/60, the advance is...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 04-21-2015
Replies: 14
Views: 1,665
Posted By eric4
When looking at the front of the camera, there is...

When looking at the front of the camera, there is a button to the bottom right corner of the lens mount that says B lock. If you press that, it should be able to turn into 1/60 or B


Also, I added a...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 04-21-2015
Replies: 14
Views: 1,665
Posted By eric4
That got it! The regular speeds still aren't...

That got it! The regular speeds still aren't working, but the mechanical speeds are. Winding feels nice too.

I'll grab some new batteries and see how she works!
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 04-21-2015
Replies: 14
Views: 1,665
Posted By eric4
OM-4 Locked up

Howdy y'all,
I recently got a big ol' bag of OM gear (om1, om4, 50 f2 macro, 24 2.8, couple of zooms, finders, winder) and everything is in good condition, however the OM-4 shows no sign of...
Forum: CSC : Digital Compact System Cameras - 03-09-2014
Replies: 20
Views: 7,149
Posted By eric4
I own an X-T1 and switched from an OM-D E-M5. So...

I own an X-T1 and switched from an OM-D E-M5. So far i'm very happy that I made the switch. The ISO performance is so much better on the fuji sensor when compared to my olympus files.

I still think...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-23-2014
Replies: 2,578
Views: 497,881
Posted By eric4
http://i.imgur.com/VsTsidq.jpg Contax G1 45mm

http://i.imgur.com/VsTsidq.jpg
Contax G1 45mm
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 02-23-2014
Replies: 47
Views: 17,955
Posted By eric4
http://i.imgur.com/XBiyLzf.jpg My T2 is a great...

http://i.imgur.com/XBiyLzf.jpg

My T2 is a great camera! I haven't used the olympus but i'd imagine the viewfinder isn't as good as the t2
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-17-2014
Replies: 2,741
Views: 807,595
Posted By eric4
You're correct. It was canons' first solution for...

You're correct. It was canons' first solution for TTL Metering
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-17-2014
Replies: 2,741
Views: 807,595
Posted By eric4
Picked up this baby locally for a nice deal!...

Picked up this baby locally for a nice deal! Seems like the aperture blades are sticky on the 38mm lens though. Any advice on cleaning them?

http://i.imgur.com/I6hmyDrl.jpg
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 01-05-2014
Replies: 28
Views: 6,479
Posted By eric4
I just picked one up locally. It was in near mint...

I just picked one up locally. It was in near mint condition with the case. What kind of battery do you guys use. Unfortunately the battery compartment was corroded but i think I've cleaned it up...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-30-2013
Replies: 2,578
Views: 497,881
Posted By eric4
http://i.imgur.com/YJX4dXW.jpg First roll with a...

http://i.imgur.com/YJX4dXW.jpg
First roll with a Leica (m4-2 canon serenar 35/3.2)
Forum: Zeiss Contax 12-11-2013
Replies: 19
Views: 2,328
Posted By eric4
I owned both the G1 and G2 and preferred the G1...

I owned both the G1 and G2 and preferred the G1 for it's size/weight. Mine wasn't the 'green label' version, so I couldn't use my 21mm on it but I wish i could have. Never really liked the G2. I hung...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-06-2013
Replies: 9,202
Views: 913,557
Posted By eric4
Acquired a bit of gear recently including the...

Acquired a bit of gear recently including the Fuji GS545S. I purchased some other gear locally.

For a nice price i got:
-Olympus 35s w/48mm 2.8
-Canon 38mm 2.8 pancake (exclusive for the...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-06-2013
Replies: 885
Views: 174,798
Posted By eric4
http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7448/9690991748_96ab...

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7448/9690991748_96ab571309_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/9690991748/)
scan12 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/9690991748/) by efore4...
Forum: Zeiss Contax 09-02-2013
Replies: 365
Views: 99,873
Posted By eric4
http://i.imgur.com/UjlULaS.jpg http://i.imgur.com/...

http://i.imgur.com/UjlULaS.jpg
http://i.imgur.com/hZKbLLo.jpg
Both w/ Contax G1 45mm, HP5, R09 1 hour stand development
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