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Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 266
Posted By shorelineae
Thumbs up Thank you

Thank you brother!!
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 266
Posted By shorelineae
Talking EVF does not give access to the menu

I read that the EVF does not give me access to the menu..... :(
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 266
Posted By shorelineae
Talking Leica M240 owners - need help!

Hi,
I have a M240 with a non-functioning lcd (story in another thread) and I need to clean my sensor.

Using the manual, I have figured out how many clicks I need to reach the sensor cleaning menu,...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 447
Posted By shorelineae
I gave up and ordered with this ebay seller...

I gave up and ordered with this ebay seller (hi*tech*glass): https://www.ebay.com/usr/hi*tech*glass

Will update this thread when I receive the glass and have tested it.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 107
Views: 2,962
Posted By shorelineae
Thumbs up I like both

I have the 50mm rigid v2 and the 50mm v4. The rigid is softer wide open while the v4 is sharper. The v4 has noticeably greater contrast.

I like both but the v2's minimum focus distance of 1m can be...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 447
Posted By shorelineae
BetterScanning.com dormant? Any recent interactions?

I tried to place an order twice with BetterScanning.com and even contacted them from two different email addresses (in case my emails were ending up in his junk) but there has not been any reply in...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-02-2020
Replies: 45
Views: 1,810
Posted By shorelineae
Piggyback - M4-P vs R3A as companion to M5?

I have an M5 and I'm considering getting a R3A or a M4-P. (I already have used a M6 in the past)

Why? I was in a camera store last month where the friendly proprietor handed me a M4 (I'm not sure...
Forum: Travel 12-25-2019
Replies: 73
Views: 2,851
Posted By shorelineae
I shot film in Vietnam earlier in 2018 and it was...

I shot film in Vietnam earlier in 2018 and it was easy (and super cheap) to get it developed at CropLab in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City. I shot with a Leica film camera and a compact Ricoh GR1 film...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 12-16-2019
Replies: 36
Views: 3,756
Posted By shorelineae
Surprisingly, DAG was super cool in his emails...

Surprisingly, DAG was super cool in his emails with me (earlier this year, in the one job he did for me). We exchanged quite a few emails with just banter - he has a dry sense of humor. He even...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-15-2019
Replies: 9,210
Views: 915,393
Posted By shorelineae
Bronica S2A with a Nikkor-P 75mm f2.8. It's on...

Bronica S2A with a Nikkor-P 75mm f2.8. It's on the way!
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 12-07-2019
Replies: 6
Views: 867
Posted By shorelineae
Update: I requested an estimate for the cost of...

Update: I requested an estimate for the cost of LCD replacement (worst case scenario), and the reply from Germany is EUR 1000. It's not clear if that includes service charges.

To get it sent and...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 12-06-2019
Replies: 6
Views: 867
Posted By shorelineae
Thumbs up Yes, I tried that but no change. I contacted the...

Yes, I tried that but no change.
I contacted the local Leica dealer and they say they'll have to send it to Germany.
I don't think I'll do that. I'd rather use it as it is...

Thanks to everyone who...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 12-04-2019
Replies: 6
Views: 867
Posted By shorelineae
Talking My Leica M240 is now a Leica M-D ;)

I stumbled on the last few steps of a staircase, fell hands and knees first with the camera around my neck in a rather long neck strap. I avoided injuries myself but the M240, with a Voigtlander 15mm...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-28-2019
Replies: 12
Views: 572
Posted By shorelineae
Thanks everyone. Very useful recommendations. I...

Thanks everyone. Very useful recommendations. I like the sound of the street sweeper 28-105 and its nice to have several options in the 70-200 range.


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Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-25-2019
Replies: 12
Views: 572
Posted By shorelineae
Best (and Cheap) Autofocus Zoom lens for Nikon F4?

Here is Another zoom lens question :)
another.

I would prefer a D version autofocus lens or I should say, any autofocus lens that is _not_ G. VR also not required as it doesn't work on the F4 as I...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-24-2019
Replies: 31
Views: 1,341
Posted By shorelineae
Folks. Thanks everyone. I got both the series e...

Folks. Thanks everyone. I got both the series e 75-150mm and the 80-200mm f4.5 N.

The former is dusty and has fungus but I got it for a shocking price ($20) and having had great results from a...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-20-2019
Replies: 31
Views: 1,341
Posted By shorelineae
A K screen and an E screen is also on the way......

A K screen and an E screen is also on the way... good tip thanks.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-19-2019
Replies: 31
Views: 1,341
Posted By shorelineae
Great information, thanks everyone! I like the...

Great information, thanks everyone!
I like the sound of the 80-200 f4.5 N and the 75-135 E. I think one of those paired with my 50mm prime should be sufficient for my needs. I can live without the...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-18-2019
Replies: 87
Views: 5,183
Posted By shorelineae
I have the pancake 50mm f1.8 AI-S with a serial...

I have the pancake 50mm f1.8 AI-S with a serial number starting with 2. It is so sharp! I love it. It has a bit of fungus on the inner element but I am planning to open it up and clean it (i found a...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-18-2019
Replies: 31
Views: 1,341
Posted By shorelineae
Thanks for the reply. Sounds very good, very well...

Thanks for the reply. Sounds very good, very well reviewed, although focus creep seems to be a problem...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-17-2019
Replies: 31
Views: 1,341
Posted By shorelineae
What is the best zoom lens for a Nikon F2?

Can you recommend a good zoom lens for use with a Nikon F2. Im interested in the 50-200 mm range. Of course, as light as possible, as cheap as possible - if possible haha.

Thank you.


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Forum: Simon Says -- SimonSawSunlight Photo Technique 11-11-2019
Replies: 8
Views: 606
Posted By shorelineae
Great shots. These are the kind of shots that...

Great shots. These are the kind of shots that look great on film to me.
I'm headed there in a few days for a personal project, too, so this is great inspiration. Thank you.
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 11-03-2019
Replies: 170
Views: 25,399
Posted By shorelineae
Wink Great thread, thanks. #MyPlan

What an excellent, educational thread. I'm planning for a trip and still pulling out my non-existent hair on what to take, so it was most helpful....

The setup I'm planning now is:

1) Leica M5 +...
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-02-2019
Replies: 363
Views: 25,246
Posted By shorelineae
Cool 1. Leica M5 2. Nikon F2 3. Ricoh GR 1 (film...

1. Leica M5
2. Nikon F2
3. Ricoh GR 1 (film camera)
4. Ricoh GRD 1 (8mp digital)
5. Ricoh GR 2 (new gen; 16 mp digital)

F2 replaces FM3A. :)
Ricoh GR 2 is there because it started me out on...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-28-2019
Replies: 58
Views: 2,342
Posted By shorelineae
I've travelled with: Leica M5 (50mm) + Ricoh GR1...

I've travelled with: Leica M5 (50mm) + Ricoh GR1 (28mm).

Next, I'm planning to travel with: M5 (50mm) + Bessa L (15mm) OR M5 (15mm) + Nikon F2 (50mm)... Not sure yet.
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 10-25-2019
Replies: 16
Views: 1,040
Posted By shorelineae
Thumbs up I got the metal one!

You were right. I got the metal one and boy it's amazing! It almost feels like I'm looking at a digital representation, it's so crisp. The framelines are nice and fat. I also have no trouble seeing...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-24-2019
Replies: 10
Views: 568
Posted By shorelineae
Interesting, I never thought of this. The one...

Interesting, I never thought of this. The one convenience of this is that if i use a table top tripod braced against my chest, the M5 is easier to bring to my eye. It feels very natural. But this is...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-24-2019
Replies: 10
Views: 568
Posted By shorelineae
Question Leica M5 on a tripod (off center tripod socket)

So the Leica M5's tripod socket is on one corner. I am about to embark on a project with a tripod and my question: does any M5 owner here use a base plate or clamp of some sort, or do you just use...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 10-19-2019
Replies: 16
Views: 1,040
Posted By shorelineae
Thumbs up Very clear. Thank you, Shawn.

Very clear. Thank you, Shawn.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 10-19-2019
Replies: 48
Views: 3,803
Posted By shorelineae
The news is out. It's HP-11-Pro...

The news is out. It's HP-11-Pro ;)
https://analoguewonderland.co.uk/blogs/embargo/announcing-the-new-ilford-film-hp-11-pro
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 10-19-2019
Replies: 16
Views: 1,040
Posted By shorelineae
Wink I'm stilling mulling over this... since I'm new...

I'm stilling mulling over this... since I'm new to 15mm (still waiting for the lens), and I am going on a trip for a limited time, the logical choice would be to slap it on my M240 and learn the...
Forum: Travel 10-18-2019
Replies: 34
Views: 4,602
Posted By shorelineae
Thumbs up Great shots!!

Great shots!!
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 10-17-2019
Replies: 16
Views: 1,040
Posted By shorelineae
Thanks folks. Does anyone have feedback on the...

Thanks folks. Does anyone have feedback on the metal viewfinder (ver 2) vs the plastic viewfinder (ver 1)?
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 10-17-2019
Replies: 16
Views: 1,040
Posted By shorelineae
Talking Fascinating. Which 15mm Nikon F lens do you...

Fascinating. Which 15mm Nikon F lens do you recommend? Widelux!! Nice.
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 10-17-2019
Replies: 16
Views: 1,040
Posted By shorelineae
Smile Voigtlander 15mm Heliar - Version 1 vs Version 3?

I'm considering buying the Voigtlander 15mm version 1 or the version 3. I'm torn between which to buy:

Arguments in favor of Screw mount (Version 1):

I can use it on my Bessa L, which is more...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 10-17-2019
Replies: 72
Views: 15,876
Posted By shorelineae
Interesting that this thread popped up because...

Interesting that this thread popped up because I've got myself a fever for the Voigtlander 15mm Heliar. I think I'll get a screw mount for use on my Bessa L, although it's tempting to get the III for...
Forum: Half Frames / Subminiatures 10-13-2019
Replies: 42
Views: 1,741
Posted By shorelineae
I believe you can pull the ring forward and turn...

I believe you can pull the ring forward and turn it until the aperture values become visible. I dont know how to describe it as I have a normal lens but if you google it or youtube it, you’ll be able...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-12-2019
Replies: 22
Views: 1,084
Posted By shorelineae
There's also the Voigtlander Color Skopar 35mm...

There's also the Voigtlander Color Skopar 35mm f2.5 pancake, very nice lens. On my M5, heavier lens are no issue _because_ the camera is ever so slightly larger than the other Ms. I find that they...
Forum: Half Frames / Subminiatures 10-12-2019
Replies: 42
Views: 1,741
Posted By shorelineae
Thumbs up Lovely collection you have there!

Lovely collection you have there!
Forum: Half Frames / Subminiatures 10-11-2019
Replies: 42
Views: 1,741
Posted By shorelineae
I kinda like how the self timer looks, to be...

I kinda like how the self timer looks, to be honest :)
Forum: Half Frames / Subminiatures 10-11-2019
Replies: 42
Views: 1,741
Posted By shorelineae
Smile I love you!! It worked ... albeit in a slightly...

I love you!! It worked ... albeit in a slightly different way. When I advanced the frame and let go the lever, the self-timer actually ran down fully and the shutter clicked! Now why did it need an...
Forum: Half Frames / Subminiatures 10-10-2019
Replies: 42
Views: 1,741
Posted By shorelineae
Bad news: the self-timer stuck and now I can't...

Bad news: the self-timer stuck and now I can't release the shutter button. I can send it back but I'm going to try to open up the bottom plate to manually trigger the shutter release. Need to find an...
Forum: Half Frames / Subminiatures 10-10-2019
Replies: 42
Views: 1,741
Posted By shorelineae
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48875518077_c9...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48875518077_c9cf1b5ce3_k.jpg

Thanks everyone for your help. I bought a Pen FV that arrived yesterday. I shot "half" a roll (i.e 24 half-frame shots on a TriX 400...
Forum: Travel 10-09-2019
Replies: 8
Views: 504
Posted By shorelineae
There is a good shop called Riceball. I bought a...

There is a good shop called Riceball. I bought a 35mm camera there last year. Talk to Jeff. They also have a very active Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/pg/RiceballPhotoBook/

Also, in the...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-08-2019
Replies: 3
Views: 328
Posted By shorelineae
Thank you for the replies.

Thank you for the replies.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-08-2019
Replies: 3
Views: 328
Posted By shorelineae
Question Nikon F compatibility with the F2's DE-1 finder?

Is the DE-1 (plain, non-metered finder) of the Nikon F2 compatible with the Nikon F? Any first hand experiences?

Thanks.
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-08-2019
Replies: 9,210
Views: 915,393
Posted By shorelineae
Nikon F2 Olympus Pen FV And naturally.... a...

Nikon F2
Olympus Pen FV
And naturally.... a Gossen Luna Pro SBC light meter.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-06-2019
Replies: 42
Views: 1,432
Posted By shorelineae
Strange you should ask because I've been looking...

Strange you should ask because I've been looking for a Nikon F or F2 non-metered camera just today... Already have an FM3A so it must be GAS.
Forum: Travel 10-03-2019
Replies: 34
Views: 4,602
Posted By shorelineae
Great photos. I'm from Pakistan and it was...

Great photos. I'm from Pakistan and it was fascinating to see old pictures of my country.

Were you able to publish them somewhere? As someone said earlier in this rather old thread, it deserves a...
Forum: Half Frames / Subminiatures 10-01-2019
Replies: 42
Views: 1,741
Posted By shorelineae
Thanks everyone. Very helpful input, all around....

Thanks everyone. Very helpful input, all around. I am leaning towards the Pen-FV. The lens is trickier because although I see the benefit of the f1.4, I can't see a good enough deal within my budget...
Forum: Half Frames / Subminiatures 10-01-2019
Replies: 42
Views: 1,741
Posted By shorelineae
Smile Thanks for the tip. Does it happen only on the...

Thanks for the tip. Does it happen only on the original F?
Forum: Half Frames / Subminiatures 10-01-2019
Replies: 42
Views: 1,741
Posted By shorelineae
Which PEN F to buy?

I have a Ricoh Caddy that I love and decided I want a half-frame camera that will allow me to focus accurately in low-light (indoors) situations. The Caddy's meter works fine too, and I am able to...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-28-2019
Replies: 41
Views: 2,234
Posted By shorelineae
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48808745788_fc...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48808745788_fc9da3f276_k.jpg
Ilford FP4+ @ 100 iso, Leica M5, 50mm Summicron v4

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48808745553_9c1280f3c5_k.jpg
Ilford FP4+ @ 200...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 09-25-2019
Replies: 32
Views: 2,235
Posted By shorelineae
I came across this article today. Major geek...

I came across this article today. Major geek respect to this dude. Major!
Forum: Large Format Film RF 08-27-2019
Replies: 44
Views: 2,034
Posted By shorelineae
Thumbs up Thanks everyone

Thank you very much, everyone.

As Ian (Takkun) very nicely summarized the thread, there is a wide range of advice here. When this camera popped up on a local classifieds, I was sorely tempted...
Forum: Large Format Film RF 08-27-2019
Replies: 44
Views: 2,034
Posted By shorelineae
Thanks all. That’s indeed my quandary. If I do...

Thanks all. That’s indeed my quandary. If I do shoot with this travelwide am I better off shooting Medium format, if I am not getting the real lF experience. Only large negatives and how to operate...
Forum: Large Format Film RF 08-26-2019
Replies: 44
Views: 2,034
Posted By shorelineae
Talking Travelwide 4x5: Good for learning LF?

Hi all,

I would appreciate your advice on a purchasing decision. For USD 300, someone in my country is selling a Travelwide (https://wanderlustcameras.com) 4x5 with a Super Angulon 90mm f6.8 with...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-14-2019
Replies: 7
Views: 341
Posted By shorelineae
Thanks to all who answered. 250 and 320 it...

Thanks to all who answered. 250 and 320 it is.

@Sarcophilus Harrisii: This particular film is supposed to be rated at ISO 320 when using it with a 85b filter.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-14-2019
Replies: 7
Views: 341
Posted By shorelineae
Question Leica M5 ISO Dial intermediate stops

Hi there,

I have a Leica M5 and I'm trying to figure out the exact ISO that each intermediate click stop indicates. For example, Between 200 and 400 there are two intermediate click stops. I looked...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 07-31-2019
Replies: 14
Views: 907
Posted By shorelineae
Yes, I am :) I got a Leica M5 and I'm very happy...

Yes, I am :) I got a Leica M5 and I'm very happy with it. Ironically, after all the GAS, I circled back to a Voigtlander Bessa L.

Thanks man.
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-30-2019
Replies: 292
Views: 16,043
Posted By shorelineae
Currently: Leica M5. But I've noticed that I...

Currently: Leica M5.

But I've noticed that I tend to love whichever camera I'm using for an extended period of time. When I was using the Nikon FM3A, I was ready to sell all my other cameras. When I...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-26-2019
Replies: 9,210
Views: 915,393
Posted By shorelineae
Voigtlander Bessa L + 21mm Color Skopar Snapshot...

Voigtlander Bessa L + 21mm Color Skopar Snapshot (Screw mount) + Viewfinder

I already have a Leica M5 and a couple of M mount lenses but the widest I have is 35mm and I just had to try the Bessa L...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-26-2019
Replies: 29
Views: 916
Posted By shorelineae
Hey, I had a similar problem (but it was...

Hey, I had a similar problem (but it was different light leak pattern). I sent pics to Don (DAG Cameras) and we couldn't figure it out .. until I mentioned that the leatherette had worn off and...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 07-24-2019
Replies: 26
Views: 3,601
Posted By shorelineae
Crumpler looks nice. I kinda like how the yellow...

Crumpler looks nice. I kinda like how the yellow version looks ;)
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 07-24-2019
Replies: 26
Views: 3,601
Posted By shorelineae
Deadcameras strap

I bought the Deadcameras Allfit strap recently for M5 and it fits perfectly. I had the 2-lug version converted to a 3-lug, but the strap will work for both horizontal/vertical carry styles. I wear it...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 05-04-2019
Replies: 14
Views: 907
Posted By shorelineae
Yes they did. Reportedly, the "optical assembly"...

Yes they did. Reportedly, the "optical assembly" was damaged. It took about 2 months and three attempts as they didn't catch the issue properly the first few times. I sold the camera subsequently.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 03-15-2019
Replies: 7
Views: 820
Posted By shorelineae
Thumbs up Thank you!

Thank you!
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 03-15-2019
Replies: 7
Views: 820
Posted By shorelineae
Thumbs down Haha, I forgot about the sarcasm on this forum.

Haha, I forgot about the sarcasm on this forum.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 03-14-2019
Replies: 7
Views: 820
Posted By shorelineae
I'm looking for a 28mm viewfinder for my Ricoh...

I'm looking for a 28mm viewfinder for my Ricoh GR1 (for use with a 3:2 ratio). Is this Avenon viewfinder suitable for that? I would appreciate your advice.

Thanks.
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 01-23-2019
Replies: 14
Views: 907
Posted By shorelineae
Thumbs up Thanks Michael for the comprehensive message. I...

Thanks Michael for the comprehensive message. I gave it in for repair to the shop in Dubai, let's see what they say....
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 01-18-2019
Replies: 14
Views: 907
Posted By shorelineae
Thank you for the clear question. I am new to...

Thank you for the clear question. I am new to this forum and didn't realize I had not filled in the Location field. I live in Dubai and we definitely do not have a repair shop that fixes rangefinders...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 01-18-2019
Replies: 14
Views: 907
Posted By shorelineae
Hmm? I was driving. It was my fault for pulling...

Hmm? I was driving. It was my fault for pulling out the camera before I had parked the car.

Thanks for taking the time to reply.
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 01-18-2019
Replies: 14
Views: 907
Posted By shorelineae
Unhappy Dropped the Bessa R4M - Rangefinder out of alignment

The Bessa R4M slide off my car front seat thanks to someone who had braked in front of me. It had the 21mm f4 Skopar (screw mount) lens attached with the lens cap on and I didn't notice any issue.

I...
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