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Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 07-07-2015
Replies: 105
Views: 8,098
Posted By semordnilap
I don't mean a rigorous "cost-benefit...

I don't mean a rigorous "cost-benefit analysis"... more than the principal reason I'm using a Leica is the optical viewfinder and rangefinder. If they took that away... I'd be hard pressed to find a...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 07-07-2015
Replies: 105
Views: 8,098
Posted By semordnilap
It's a cost-benefit thing, isn't it? To me,...

It's a cost-benefit thing, isn't it? To me, there's not much, if any, reason to spend on a Leica if it doesn't have the OVF and RF mechanism. There are a lot of EVF cameras out there to choose from,...
Forum: Digital M Reported Problems - all Models 06-29-2015
Replies: 12
Views: 4,358
Posted By semordnilap
Thumbs up I have this same problem with mine... It's very...

I have this same problem with mine... It's very annoying and I've missed shots because of it.
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 05-14-2015
Replies: 105
Views: 40,787
Posted By semordnilap
Thanks Stephen. Looking forward to the Ultron,...

Thanks Stephen.

Looking forward to the Ultron, hope the wait isn't too long :)
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 05-13-2015
Replies: 105
Views: 40,787
Posted By semordnilap
Any news on the 35 ultron price &...

Any news on the 35 ultron price & availability?
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 05-02-2015
Replies: 369
Views: 69,100
Posted By semordnilap
I'll wait a few months for them to drop even...

I'll wait a few months for them to drop even more... but tempting it is!
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-23-2015
Replies: 165
Views: 14,468
Posted By semordnilap
Raid, sounds like a great meeting and an...

Raid, sounds like a great meeting and an interesting conversation.

Do post a picture if you can... I'll wade through the vitriol in the thread to find it.
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 02-05-2015
Replies: 30
Views: 3,129
Posted By semordnilap
No problems with mine... Hope it's quickly...

No problems with mine... Hope it's quickly resolved, Keith!
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 01-30-2015
Replies: 19
Views: 2,475
Posted By semordnilap
I can't say permanently attached, but my 40 cron...

I can't say permanently attached, but my 40 cron is basically the lens cap on my m240. I have nicer and more expensive lenses in other focal lengths, but they're larger, for one.
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 01-19-2015
Replies: 74
Views: 9,868
Posted By semordnilap
I agree with you about the 28mm lines being tough...

I agree with you about the 28mm lines being tough to see... But it looks like you're enjoying yourself and making nice images. Enjoy!
Forum: Hardware / Computers / Drives / etc 12-26-2014
Replies: 26
Views: 4,368
Posted By semordnilap
I'd skip the raid entirely, just use external...

I'd skip the raid entirely, just use external drives in a JBOD setup for backup and automate the backup of those... So if you have an external housing, put two drives and use super duper or ccc to...
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 12-05-2014
Replies: 85
Views: 12,841
Posted By semordnilap
I like that. It opens up a whole category of...

I like that. It opens up a whole category of "untrue" art, which is just awesome in its potential.
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 12-04-2014
Replies: 201
Views: 17,272
Posted By semordnilap
Glad to hear it as well. All the best for a...

Glad to hear it as well. All the best for a speedy and complete recovery!
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 12-03-2014
Replies: 13
Views: 1,703
Posted By semordnilap
Agree, Sherry has always been great. Just call...

Agree, Sherry has always been great. Just call her.
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 11-21-2014
Replies: 47
Views: 7,207
Posted By semordnilap
I'd get the 25 ZM, if you can't swing a 28 cron....

I'd get the 25 ZM, if you can't swing a 28 cron. I never use liveview on the 240, so I might decide based on framelines, but you might decide differently...

I personally like 28/50/90, though I...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 11-13-2014
Replies: 23
Views: 1,937
Posted By semordnilap
Glad it's solved. I've always used the same trick...

Glad it's solved. I've always used the same trick with a rear cap.
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 11-12-2014
Replies: 111
Views: 11,154
Posted By semordnilap
I wonder also if the photographers who "started...

I wonder also if the photographers who "started with film" are older, more experienced, and approach photographing her in a different way than younger photographers who started out with digital. The...
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-10-2014
Replies: 103
Views: 8,556
Posted By semordnilap
I agree with Randy, I think it is somewhat...

I agree with Randy, I think it is somewhat different now. Look at Ellsberg and Snowden. Whatever the differences in their situations, Ellsberg stayed and Snowden left, with good reason.
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-10-2014
Replies: 103
Views: 8,556
Posted By semordnilap
Obviously we agree... If voter fraud were...

Obviously we agree... If voter fraud were widespread, that would be one thing, and there's no reason for local and state governments to not investigate and prosecute real instances. But here we have...
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-10-2014
Replies: 103
Views: 8,556
Posted By semordnilap
Isn't voting part of "one's lawful...

Isn't voting part of "one's lawful business"?

Voter ID movements in the States are basically attempts to make it more difficult for poor people to vote, especially those living in urban areas, who...
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-10-2014
Replies: 103
Views: 8,556
Posted By semordnilap
In the States the Police Chief would probably be...

In the States the Police Chief would probably be given a medal.
Forum: Photo Software 10-27-2014
Replies: 13
Views: 2,594
Posted By semordnilap
That's the same thing I thought of when I read...

That's the same thing I thought of when I read the thread title... Here is the master...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 10-23-2014
Replies: 65
Views: 7,681
Posted By semordnilap
I went from M8 to M240. Why? High-ISO. Shutter...

I went from M8 to M240. Why?

High-ISO.
Shutter Sound.
Electronics.

I think I've used live view once, and I don't own the EVF. I have other cameras to take movies with, so none of that is of...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 10-23-2014
Replies: 11
Views: 2,170
Posted By semordnilap
Thanks for your remembrances, Bill. I really...

Thanks for your remembrances, Bill.

I really appreciated this bit in the Times obituary:



http://www.nytimes.com/2014/10/23/arts/rene-burri-photographer-of-picasso-and-che-dies-at-81.html
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 10-22-2014
Replies: 15
Views: 2,947
Posted By semordnilap
Rent one for a week, I'd suggest. I don't think...

Rent one for a week, I'd suggest. I don't think you'll know til you try it.
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 09-29-2014
Replies: 50
Views: 5,984
Posted By semordnilap
:) The message you have entered is too short....

:)

The message you have entered is too short. Please lengthen your message to at least 10 characters
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 09-27-2014
Replies: 50
Views: 5,984
Posted By semordnilap
The opposite of apug would be alargeelegantdog,...

The opposite of apug would be alargeelegantdog, would it not?
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 09-19-2014
Replies: 33
Views: 3,886
Posted By semordnilap
Hmmm... Maybe I'll have to find one and try it...

Hmmm... Maybe I'll have to find one and try it out for precise work. Thanks for the comments!
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 09-16-2014
Replies: 105
Views: 40,787
Posted By semordnilap
Wow, wonderful! Minimum focus distance of .5m......

Wow, wonderful! Minimum focus distance of .5m... Beautiful!!!
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-14-2014
Replies: 15
Views: 2,111
Posted By semordnilap
I agree with Adam for sure. Great work!...

I agree with Adam for sure. Great work! Atmospheric is a very good word for it... You can feel the space and distance really well.
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 09-10-2014
Replies: 74
Views: 11,630
Posted By semordnilap
I kinda like the bottom right area as you lose...

I kinda like the bottom right area as you lose the least amount of vf. I expect one of the issues is technical, since they're using a pop-up tab to darken the ovf in that spot.

Anyway, I hunk this...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 09-09-2014
Replies: 52
Views: 5,849
Posted By semordnilap
I hate big phones... I wish my next phone could...

I hate big phones... I wish my next phone could be the size of the iPhone 4s!

But we're discussing what is likely the most popular camera in the history of the world... It's silly to say "it's not...
Forum: DIYS Modifications 09-07-2014
Replies: 190
Views: 29,143
Posted By semordnilap
Wow... Super. Really neat and quite well done! A...

Wow... Super. Really neat and quite well done! A lot of work, anyway, but yes, a lot of things are closer to becoming possible...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 09-01-2014
Replies: 17
Views: 3,153
Posted By semordnilap
X100s is another option. Deadly silent, great...

X100s is another option. Deadly silent, great high ISO, and it sounds like the 35-e will work for you. But it's not super easy to focus in really low light.

M240 has good high ISO though... Depends...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 08-30-2014
Replies: 54
Views: 10,375
Posted By semordnilap
I like small cameras, and for me the size of the...

I like small cameras, and for me the size of the EM-1 is just about perfect. With the fixed zoom I think he balance is just right. I wish the digital M's weighed the same and was as easy to hold!

I...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 08-14-2014
Replies: 71
Views: 9,919
Posted By semordnilap
I was half-joking, and honestly I've had pleasant...

I was half-joking, and honestly I've had pleasant and positive interactions with plenty of policepersons in my time. But I think that, in the states at least, there is an authoritarian attitude that...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 08-14-2014
Replies: 71
Views: 9,919
Posted By semordnilap
Things a bit different in Europe, perhaps?

Things a bit different in Europe, perhaps?
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 08-14-2014
Replies: 71
Views: 9,919
Posted By semordnilap
There's a "right" kind of policeman?

There's a "right" kind of policeman?
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 08-13-2014
Replies: 85
Views: 12,841
Posted By semordnilap
Lots of funny lines, but I'll take a different...

Lots of funny lines, but I'll take a different tack.

Art is the outcome or result of creative endeavor, or, better put, that which is created. It is up to the creator, or artist, to call something...
Forum: RFF Polls 08-09-2014
Replies: 110
Views: 10,496
Posted By semordnilap
I'm with Raid... I just sold my scanner,...

I'm with Raid... I just sold my scanner, actually. I's nice to shoot the rolleiflex from time to time, but it just doesn't happen very often at all.
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 08-04-2014
Replies: 32
Views: 8,241
Posted By semordnilap
I think it's largely wordsmithing on Ms. Murphy's...

I think it's largely wordsmithing on Ms. Murphy's part. She knows to whom she is speaking, and she seems to be trying to maintain the paper's appearance of impartiality and thus their appeal to a...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 08-01-2014
Replies: 89
Views: 10,527
Posted By semordnilap
Congratulations Keith, and of course y sympathies...

Congratulations Keith, and of course y sympathies for your friend. It's a tough thing for folks on bot sides of the matter...

I got myself a 240 just a couple of weeks ago... Mainly because...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 07-31-2014
Replies: 72
Views: 7,359
Posted By semordnilap
Just bought one, just ate lunch by myself...

Just bought one, just ate lunch by myself...
Forum: Help / Feedback forum 07-31-2014
Replies: 11
Views: 1,486
Posted By semordnilap
Excellent, that's very useful. Thanks!

Excellent, that's very useful. Thanks!
Forum: Help / Feedback forum 07-30-2014
Replies: 11
Views: 1,486
Posted By semordnilap
So no way to leave feedback for buyers?

So no way to leave feedback for buyers?
Forum: Help / Feedback forum 07-30-2014
Replies: 11
Views: 1,486
Posted By semordnilap
Thanks Stephen, but I'm not getting any results...

Thanks Stephen, but I'm not getting any results when I put in user names at haven't posted ads lately; I'm trying to leave feedback for buyers.

Am I just completely missing something?
Forum: Help / Feedback forum 07-30-2014
Replies: 11
Views: 1,486
Posted By semordnilap
Different but related topic, anyone know how to...

Different but related topic, anyone know how to easily find a member's buy/sell profile (if they haven't placed an ad) so as to leave feedback?
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 07-30-2014
Replies: 32
Views: 2,634
Posted By semordnilap
X-Pan II kit, with all three lenses.

X-Pan II kit, with all three lenses.
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 07-23-2014
Replies: 34
Views: 3,604
Posted By semordnilap
Yeah, I talked to them and I guess the Multi is...

Yeah, I talked to them and I guess the Multi is no longer around. I may try out the Guru, 19" is at the top of my size range, but it could work, and anyway the multi is 18.5" already. I am willing to...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 07-22-2014
Replies: 34
Views: 3,604
Posted By semordnilap
Hmmmm... the F Stop Guru might fit the bill......

Hmmmm... the F Stop Guru might fit the bill... Will have to check it out. Thanks!
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 07-22-2014
Replies: 34
Views: 3,604
Posted By semordnilap
Kenti looks cool, but no side pouches for water...

Kenti looks cool, but no side pouches for water bottles :(

Anyone have any experience with the Gura Unita? May just buy one from B&H and see if it's right.
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 07-22-2014
Replies: 34
Views: 3,604
Posted By semordnilap
That's the next thing, finding good inserts! Is...

That's the next thing, finding good inserts! Is the ONA well padded?
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 07-22-2014
Replies: 34
Views: 3,604
Posted By semordnilap
I saw an interesting pack at EMS today, the main...

I saw an interesting pack at EMS today, the main compartment access was in a curve along the back, so if you used an insert you could put it at the bottom and get at the camera & lenses, while...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 07-22-2014
Replies: 34
Views: 3,604
Posted By semordnilap
Thanks for the suggestions so far. I may go back...

Thanks for the suggestions so far. I may go back to the idea of stitching Velcro into the sides of a backpack so I can attach little lens pouches there. I'll probably go to some stores and check...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 07-21-2014
Replies: 34
Views: 3,604
Posted By semordnilap
Backpacks?

So... I would love to have the right backpack! I'm tired of just sticking loaded camera bags into a regular pack. Photo backpacks seem expensive so I've been hesitant to try out a bunch of them, but...
Forum: Travel 07-20-2014
Replies: 22
Views: 2,051
Posted By semordnilap
I enjoyed the long loop hike when I was there......

I enjoyed the long loop hike when I was there... Devil's Garden I believe.

There are some other really cool things out there to see. If you can take the scenic route through central-southern...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 07-15-2014
Replies: 82
Views: 10,587
Posted By semordnilap
Yes, absolutely. That would be great!

Yes, absolutely. That would be great!
Forum: Fuji X Series 07-08-2014
Replies: 64
Views: 9,068
Posted By semordnilap
Gotcha, thanks.

Gotcha, thanks.
Forum: Fuji X Series 07-08-2014
Replies: 64
Views: 9,068
Posted By semordnilap
How does the sony AF compare to the EM-1?

How does the sony AF compare to the EM-1?
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 06-27-2014
Replies: 70
Views: 9,110
Posted By semordnilap
Seen plenty of folks pretend their phones have...

Seen plenty of folks pretend their phones have zoom lenses, using the digital zoom feature.

Anyway, I've used only primes for years, but have recently been using a fixed 2.8 zoom on m4/3, and I've...
Forum: Travel 06-25-2014
Replies: 8
Views: 1,043
Posted By semordnilap
Enjoy. I've never been but I'll be visiting...

Enjoy. I've never been but I'll be visiting Brussels in late August.
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 04-10-2014
Replies: 19
Views: 1,419
Posted By semordnilap
... a dish best served cold? No, I think I've...

... a dish best served cold?

No, I think I've got it all wrong...
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-02-2014
Replies: 59
Views: 3,996
Posted By semordnilap
I have 2 or 3 for most of my cameras. I like to...

I have 2 or 3 for most of my cameras. I like to be able to go away for a weekend without having to bring a charger, or if I'm traveling to be able to cycle batteries between charge and use. Trips to...
Forum: Travel 03-29-2014
Replies: 25
Views: 2,591
Posted By semordnilap
You could take the ferry from Boston to...

You could take the ferry from Boston to Provincetown and skip driving on cape cod entirely. It's beautiful and a nice summary of the cape and islands.

After that, rent a car and drive down to...
Forum: Sony Alpha / NEX News / General Discussion 03-27-2014
Replies: 83
Views: 13,320
Posted By semordnilap
AGREE!!!!!!

AGREE!!!!!!
Forum: Sony Alpha / NEX News / General Discussion 03-27-2014
Replies: 83
Views: 13,320
Posted By semordnilap
Should be good for tripod work: tethered in...

Should be good for tripod work: tethered in studio or for landscape. Plus, if it can take any MF lenses...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-21-2014
Replies: 26
Views: 11,139
Posted By semordnilap
Keep 2? The lux and whichever cron you like...

Keep 2? The lux and whichever cron you like best...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-17-2014
Replies: 43
Views: 7,924
Posted By semordnilap
Huh? It is phenomenal on the M8, really...

Huh? It is phenomenal on the M8, really incredible...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 03-15-2014
Replies: 50
Views: 4,699
Posted By semordnilap
I think the big Japanese makers plan their...

I think the big Japanese makers plan their 'discounts' well in advance, and price high to profit off the early adopter crowd and build an extra cushion in case of problems, then discount to extend...
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 03-09-2014
Replies: 35
Views: 3,690
Posted By semordnilap
I've been using sandisk extreme and the sony...

I've been using sandisk extreme and the sony equivalent (40mbps), 16gb, without a hitch. I think they're class 10 cards, if I'm not mistaken.
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 03-04-2014
Replies: 48
Views: 6,508
Posted By semordnilap
My parents (late 60s) will never buy another...

My parents (late 60s) will never buy another digital camera. They both had P&S digitals which have been 100% replaced by their iPhones. And most people aren't on the upgrade path, they just buy...
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 02-27-2014
Replies: 11
Views: 2,026
Posted By semordnilap
I've had an x100s for 8 months, I love it. I just...

I've had an x100s for 8 months, I love it. I just got an OMD EM-1, and I enjoy that as well. The Oly is maddening... everyone talks about how customizable it is, but really there are just some...
Forum: Fuji X Series 02-22-2014
Replies: 21
Views: 3,069
Posted By semordnilap
In my dreams fuji puts some kind of manual...

In my dreams fuji puts some kind of manual focusing system in the ovf of the xpro2, x200(?), whether through electronically projected aids or...otherwise...

I bought an olympus and we'll see how it...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 02-20-2014
Replies: 64
Views: 7,066
Posted By semordnilap
Yet one of the nice things is the wonderful...

Yet one of the nice things is the wonderful variety of used lenses, not to mention the CVs... If the OP wants to do portrait work, a 75 color heliar or a 90 tele-elmarit would serve very well, at a...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 02-20-2014
Replies: 64
Views: 7,066
Posted By semordnilap
Or get a used crop canon body for your...

Or get a used crop canon body for your portraits...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 02-20-2014
Replies: 64
Views: 7,066
Posted By semordnilap
Ive had an M8 since 2007, purchased as a demo....

Ive had an M8 since 2007, purchased as a demo. I've shot over 80k frames, have taken it to 4 continents and never had a problem. I got the shutter upgraded in the hopes that it would be quieter but,...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 02-17-2014
Replies: 55
Views: 6,436
Posted By semordnilap
I'm about to trade one to my local shop for...

I'm about to trade one to my local shop for credit towards something new... The best thing I did with a camera was give it as a tip to a guide after a two week trip. That was in 2010 and he's still...
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 02-15-2014
Replies: 39
Views: 6,206
Posted By semordnilap
If you shoot in manual mode, you can auto-focus...

If you shoot in manual mode, you can auto-focus with the back ae/af-l button and exposure will only lock with a half-shutter press. Useful... I wish you could set this behavior in autofocus mode as...
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 12-08-2013
Replies: 82
Views: 14,679
Posted By semordnilap
I use my x100s almost exclusively with the...

I use my x100s almost exclusively with the optical viewfinder. It is smaller than the xpro 1 and the viewfinder may be brighter?

I use it on manual focus mode, but I don't manual focus: there's an...
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 11-29-2013
Replies: 21
Views: 2,626
Posted By semordnilap
Get a 40 cron and an put it on an M8... ;) Then...

Get a 40 cron and an put it on an M8... ;) Then you're all set, with a tiny, super sharp 50!
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-26-2013
Replies: 60
Views: 3,986
Posted By semordnilap
Very nice thread—lots of great images. Here are...

Very nice thread—lots of great images.

Here are two:

http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3352/3594623052_c594ecbc26_z.jpg?zz=1...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 11-16-2013
Replies: 18
Views: 3,053
Posted By semordnilap
This, for me, is the crux... I'm waiting for a...

This, for me, is the crux... I'm waiting for a live view focusing method that's not "poky". They're useable, and as the EVFs get better and better they get more and more useable. But I feel like...
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 11-03-2013
Replies: 25
Views: 4,470
Posted By semordnilap
Yes... we're waiting here, so, to wit, someone...

Yes... we're waiting here, so, to wit, someone hurry up and get to it!

Sorry... :angel:
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-22-2013
Replies: 267
Views: 24,548
Posted By semordnilap
Sorry, didn't read all the pages in the middle,...

Sorry, didn't read all the pages in the middle, so I don't know if this has been mentioned already.

I expect Leica is happy with all of the mirrorless offerings. They've positioned themselves so...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-10-2013
Replies: 70
Views: 5,686
Posted By semordnilap
October of 2000—DS M3 with a 3.5 Summaron, no...

October of 2000—DS M3 with a 3.5 Summaron, no eyes... Still have both...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 08-01-2013
Replies: 12
Views: 2,427
Posted By semordnilap
I like that paper as well. I saw a recommendation...

I like that paper as well. I saw a recommendation by Ctein on TOP not too long ago for Canson Baryta, might be worth a try if (swiss) Ilford does...
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 07-30-2013
Replies: 13
Views: 2,375
Posted By semordnilap
I got mine a couple of weeks ago—found it in a...

I got mine a couple of weeks ago—found it in a local store. Happy as can be. I do like that little case.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 07-26-2013
Replies: 46
Views: 5,764
Posted By semordnilap
I have a Tom A mini on my x100s. It fits...

I have a Tom A mini on my x100s. It fits perfectly, and though I haven't had the camera for too long but haven't had a problem yet.
Forum: RFF Polls 07-20-2013
Replies: 25
Views: 3,042
Posted By semordnilap
The issue is the word reducing, isn't it... What...

The issue is the word reducing, isn't it... What is the hierarchy in which the reduction is taking place? Why must the photograph be less than its subject? And isn't the photograph itself...
Forum: RFF News 07-16-2013
Replies: 106
Views: 70,307
Posted By semordnilap
10 years, wow! A century in Internet time...

10 years, wow! A century in Internet time ;)
Thanks to Jorge, Stephen, and everyone who keeps RFF going!
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-12-2013
Replies: 11
Views: 1,309
Posted By semordnilap
I use a standard B+W 39mm UV/IR filter on my 40-c...

I use a standard B+W 39mm UV/IR filter on my 40-c (for the M8), and I use a standard 39mm heavystar hood screwed into that. The B+W doesn't go in all the way but it holds fine–hasn't fallen out in...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 12-05-2012
Replies: 6
Views: 1,012
Posted By semordnilap
Man... that's awesome. Pretty close to exactly...

Man... that's awesome. Pretty close to exactly what I'm looking for. I just spent 45 minutes on the phone with the owner–very helpful and friendly.

Anyway more suggestions are welcome–the first two...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 12-05-2012
Replies: 6
Views: 1,012
Posted By semordnilap
Need advice: camera/multi-use backpack!

So... Basically I'm tired of stuffing my domke in my daypack. I'm looking for a backpack that can hold an M and NEX, both with lenses attached, plus 3 extra lenses, for traveling abroad. I'd like the...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-02-2012
Replies: 5,698
Views: 513,230
Posted By semordnilap
http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7037/6891618401_5810...

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7037/6891618401_58108fac53_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/yemado/6891618401/)
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 11-09-2012
Replies: 37
Views: 4,625
Posted By semordnilap
I agree... this would be excellent. Projected...

I agree... this would be excellent. Projected into the finder, simultaneously ovf and evf. Don't know if Leica will do it, though... perhaps we'll have to wait for Fuji. We'll see...
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-01-2012
Replies: 26
Views: 2,148
Posted By semordnilap
Good luck with your new venture... If I find...

Good luck with your new venture... If I find myself in the neighborhood I'll definitely drop by!
Forum: CSC : Digital Compact System Cameras - 11-01-2012
Replies: 34
Views: 6,908
Posted By semordnilap
I like the focus peaking on my nex 5n a lot, but...

I like the focus peaking on my nex 5n a lot, but it's not perfect–if you want to be super critical you'll need to use the zoom. But for shooting on the fly I find it quite nice.

The external evf is...
Forum: RFF News 10-29-2012
Replies: 106
Views: 11,398
Posted By semordnilap
Very windy here in Boston... trees shimmying...

Very windy here in Boston... trees shimmying about in some pretty strong gusts, and it's early yet.

Thinking of everyone close to the water... good luck down there.
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-04-2012
Replies: 47
Views: 5,972
Posted By semordnilap
I've had better luck with the B+W filter than...

I've had better luck with the B+W filter than with the Leica one–just fits better on the lens.

Enjoy the Nokton... I've had that lens on my 'someday, maybe' list for a while.
Forum: Travel 10-02-2012
Replies: 69
Views: 10,839
Posted By semordnilap
What, and leave this beautiful Boston weather...

What, and leave this beautiful Boston weather behind?
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 10-02-2012
Replies: 25
Views: 4,242
Posted By semordnilap
Small caliber would be best, then, especially if...

Small caliber would be best, then, especially if using small monkeys. Big holes might bring more laughs, but at unplanned intervals.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 09-27-2012
Replies: 49
Views: 14,676
Posted By semordnilap
Supposedly it's tougher now than a couple of...

Supposedly it's tougher now than a couple of years back when I went, but the fall is a great time to go–fewer tourists and more pilgrims in Lhasa.

Contact some tourist agencies in the TAR directly...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 09-27-2012
Replies: 46
Views: 6,552
Posted By semordnilap
Keith, it's not the prettiest but I like a padded...

Keith, it's not the prettiest but I like a padded optech strap for my rollei. Soft and comfy on the neck–really distributes the weight well. It's a big foam strap with some raised texturing on the...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 09-26-2012
Replies: 46
Views: 6,552
Posted By semordnilap
Could not agree more! 3.5e planar here.

Could not agree more! 3.5e planar here.
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 09-26-2012
Replies: 22
Views: 4,510
Posted By semordnilap
The B+W 39mm uv/ir filter screws reasonably into...

The B+W 39mm uv/ir filter screws reasonably into a 40 cron–much better than the leica version. Neither will go all the way in but the B+W will stay there: mine hasn't moved in a few years save for...
Forum: Travel 09-25-2012
Replies: 69
Views: 10,839
Posted By semordnilap
When I was out there my host took me to Big Basin...

When I was out there my host took me to Big Basin State Park to see the redwoods there–it had been recommended to him as the best place for redwoods south of Humboldt. I really enjoyed it–the hiking...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 09-22-2012
Replies: 35
Views: 5,650
Posted By semordnilap
I'm in too... The last one was fun!

I'm in too... The last one was fun!
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-21-2012
Replies: 47
Views: 5,972
Posted By semordnilap
I meant the non-leica rule, actually...!

I meant the non-leica rule, actually...!
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-21-2012
Replies: 47
Views: 5,972
Posted By semordnilap
Oh man, first reply and I've got to break the...

Oh man, first reply and I've got to break the rules: M8 & 40 cron ;)

I do also use a 35 ultron on the nex...

edit: ha, beat me to it!
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 09-20-2012
Replies: 63
Views: 10,391
Posted By semordnilap
It's an interesting question... I've taken...

It's an interesting question... I've taken thousands of frames on my M8 since I bought it in 2007, and it's been just a super camera for me. The M is tempting, largely because of, as mentioned by...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 09-19-2012
Replies: 36
Views: 6,848
Posted By semordnilap
I don't think Leica could make a full frame DRF...

I don't think Leica could make a full frame DRF for less than they are, but I think they could produce a less expensive, $3,000-$3,500 crop sensor rangefinder that would bring more people into the...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 09-19-2012
Replies: 149
Views: 19,754
Posted By semordnilap
Ah, ok... good to know. I'm ok with the width as...

Ah, ok... good to know. I'm ok with the width as it is too. So one more point for the M, then ;)
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 09-18-2012
Replies: 67
Views: 11,005
Posted By semordnilap
Focus peaking means the bright shimmery outlines...

Focus peaking means the bright shimmery outlines on high contrast edges, a manual focus aid from video that's been made popular in the NEXs. So it seems they're using the right spelling.
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 09-18-2012
Replies: 188
Views: 20,451
Posted By semordnilap
I noticed that for sure... It seems there are...

I noticed that for sure... It seems there are multiple metering options, but that you may need to use live view to enable them?

It will be neat when they not only project framelines, but can project...
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 09-18-2012
Replies: 12
Views: 2,364
Posted By semordnilap
Weird, anyway, (if I'm reading it right) that...

Weird, anyway, (if I'm reading it right) that only the e-mount are mf-capable, and that only the x mount have an aperture ring.

But awesome regardless of those limitations... 12/2.8 will be really...
Forum: CSC : Digital Compact System Cameras - 09-18-2012
Replies: 136
Views: 18,555
Posted By semordnilap
At least if you can afford the camera, you can...

At least if you can afford the camera, you can afford all the black tape you'll need...
Forum: CSC : Digital Compact System Cameras - 09-18-2012
Replies: 136
Views: 18,555
Posted By semordnilap
Probably seeing Leica's current success in...

Probably seeing Leica's current success in marketing, and banking on their name to do the same...
What a silly looking camera!
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 09-17-2012
Replies: 149
Views: 19,754
Posted By semordnilap
I don't expect it'll be very high bit rate either.

I don't expect it'll be very high bit rate either.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 09-17-2012
Replies: 149
Views: 19,754
Posted By semordnilap
Anyway, reading the M spec sheet, it does have...

Anyway, reading the M spec sheet, it does have some nice updates, specifically more metering options & a better battery.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 09-17-2012
Replies: 149
Views: 19,754
Posted By semordnilap
I can't be bothered to read the whole thread, so...

I can't be bothered to read the whole thread, so I'll just state my opinion(s)...

M-E is too expensive, frankly. I think it should be at last $2k different from the M.

And the M, thicker? :(...
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-10-2012
Replies: 140
Views: 12,904
Posted By semordnilap
I agree with Stewart and Bob... I like this shot!

I agree with Stewart and Bob... I like this shot!
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-07-2012
Replies: 84
Views: 19,745
Posted By semordnilap
Ah great, so it will be more reliable :cool:

Ah great, so it will be more reliable :cool:
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 09-05-2012
Replies: 38
Views: 5,565
Posted By semordnilap
Congrats, Cal! Get an external monitor to go...

Congrats, Cal!

Get an external monitor to go with the 15" Macbook Pro you'll inevitably be purchasing. NECs are nice...

And enjoy! I still need to make it down to NYC and meet up with you guys...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 09-01-2012
Replies: 97
Views: 12,921
Posted By semordnilap
You know, I shoot mostly color, but I would buy...

You know, I shoot mostly color, but I would buy this camera in a heartbeat!
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 08-31-2012
Replies: 97
Views: 12,921
Posted By semordnilap
I'm interested to hear Bill's method. My...

I'm interested to hear Bill's method. My preferred method in LR2-3 was based on some suggestions of his in an earlier thread. Now I'm playing with LR4, trying to find a good balance, but working with...
Forum: Sony NEX APS-C format 08-30-2012
Replies: 22
Views: 4,627
Posted By semordnilap
But that's only at the very first view, as you...

But that's only at the very first view, as you import, methinks. As soon as you view the image it comes up with default settings. At least in Lightroom.
Forum: Sony NEX APS-C format 08-30-2012
Replies: 22
Views: 4,627
Posted By semordnilap
It has its advantages and disadvantages. Once you...

It has its advantages and disadvantages. Once you have the camera out and you're shooting, I think the 5n is a bit better because it does tilt, allowing you to play a little with the angle between...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 08-30-2012
Replies: 467
Views: 61,653
Posted By semordnilap
Wow... Been traveling and missed this whole...

Wow... Been traveling and missed this whole thing.

It's too bad, really. Though I don't know what else Leica could've done. My M8 has been going strong without major problems for what, 5 years now?...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 08-20-2012
Replies: 167
Views: 28,298
Posted By semordnilap
And this too ;) It's a race to decrepitude......

And this too ;)

It's a race to decrepitude... which will go first, the camera or your eyes?
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 08-20-2012
Replies: 167
Views: 28,298
Posted By semordnilap
This!!!!!!!!!

This!!!!!!!!!
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 08-16-2012
Replies: 93
Views: 12,092
Posted By semordnilap
This is great!

This is great!
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 08-16-2012
Replies: 93
Views: 12,092
Posted By semordnilap
I'm sure he didn't just bring his iphone all the...

I'm sure he didn't just bring his iphone all the way to Upper Mustang ;)

I've got no problem with the look when it's done well, but I don't care much for these... A couple of them I'd actually like...
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 08-16-2012
Replies: 93
Views: 12,092
Posted By semordnilap
Agree... it's too much. At a minimum, it's just...

Agree... it's too much. At a minimum, it's just not necessary.

I've always wanted to go to Mustang and Lo, though...!
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 08-16-2012
Replies: 825
Views: 167,445
Posted By semordnilap
SLR Macro lens, 90-105 range. Reissue or new...

SLR Macro lens, 90-105 range. Reissue or new design, doesn't matter so long as it's 1:1.

And a cool e-mount lens, something wide and fast!!!
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 08-16-2012
Replies: 55
Views: 8,091
Posted By semordnilap
I'd be surprised if the form changed much,...

I'd be surprised if the form changed much, really... I think Leica knows their market. Updated sensor and electronics, live view, and probably not much else.
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 08-16-2012
Replies: 7
Views: 1,652
Posted By semordnilap
Misread the thread title as 'bad...

Misread the thread title as 'bad advice'...Couldn't help but click through ;)
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 08-13-2012
Replies: 53
Views: 8,403
Posted By semordnilap
I expect the capital investment would be lower...

I expect the capital investment would be lower for a 1.3x sensor simply because of the issues with RF lenses and digital sensors. Plus with higher yields for smaller sensors, they're just less...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 08-13-2012
Replies: 53
Views: 8,403
Posted By semordnilap
It's true... But in that recent Stefan Daniel...

It's true... But in that recent Stefan Daniel interview he did acknowledge that the price gap between the x2 and the m9 was pretty huge, and indicated that they were likely to fill it.

If the m10...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 08-12-2012
Replies: 53
Views: 8,403
Posted By semordnilap
To answer the OP: wholeheartedly yes!!! I would...

To answer the OP: wholeheartedly yes!!! I would really like to see this exact camera: basically an M8 with upgraded sensor and internals. 'twould be a beautiful thing!

1.3 crop is a good size for...
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-09-2012
Replies: 83
Views: 13,898
Posted By semordnilap
This is possible. If so Nik should clearly take...

This is possible. If so Nik should clearly take responsibility.

Anyway, definitely write something on Nik's facebook page if you don't receive a satisfactory answer. If Nik was hacked you may find...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 08-08-2012
Replies: 106
Views: 12,371
Posted By semordnilap
I think the mirrorless/evf offerings have a ways...

I think the mirrorless/evf offerings have a ways to go, but they'll compete sooner rather than later. It's more about the will to build the camera.

Nikon built the 1 which supposedly has excellent,...
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-06-2012
Replies: 313
Views: 25,353
Posted By semordnilap
Non photo related: I have the lack of use of the...

Non photo related:
I have the lack of use of the word prepone in American english... I think it would be an excellent addition, and replace the clunky and awkward 'move up' or 'reschedule earlier'...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 08-03-2012
Replies: 66
Views: 10,974
Posted By semordnilap
It would be nice if it were right there with the...

It would be nice if it were right there with the M9P, same price...? Could be justified as lower than the M9M as the latter is more of a specialty item...? One can dream... At least used M9 prices...
Forum: Help / Feedback forum 08-02-2012
Replies: 27
Views: 2,560
Posted By semordnilap
I like Chris's idea...

I like Chris's idea...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 08-02-2012
Replies: 20
Views: 4,047
Posted By semordnilap
I think the ZM 25 is a great choice... Flare is...

I think the ZM 25 is a great choice... Flare is very well controlled.

Some of the earlier production will bring up the 28 frame lines, but later production brings up the 24 frame lines and I...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 08-01-2012
Replies: 20
Views: 4,047
Posted By semordnilap
I think the CV 28/2 is a good bet if you need the...

I think the CV 28/2 is a good bet if you need the speed... It's contrasty and pretty flare resistant. Don't have any experience with the ZM 28... CV has the focus shift issue, but if you're shooting...
Forum: Sony E Lenses / Adapted Lenses / Adapters / Images 08-01-2012
Replies: 32
Views: 7,469
Posted By semordnilap
I like the Hawk's Helicoid as well... really nice...

I like the Hawk's Helicoid as well... really nice to have the closer focus option.
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 08-01-2012
Replies: 23
Views: 3,009
Posted By semordnilap
Beautiful... thank you.

Beautiful... thank you.
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 07-31-2012
Replies: 854
Views: 89,290
Posted By semordnilap
Posting images in this thread, perhaps discussing...

Posting images in this thread, perhaps discussing details.
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 07-31-2012
Replies: 5
Views: 1,222
Posted By semordnilap
I had to look it up–I can never remember the...

I had to look it up–I can never remember the frame line pairs.

It's so funny, really, because I never think about the second frame line when I shoot... I had to look through just to make sure the 90...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 07-31-2012
Replies: 854
Views: 89,290
Posted By semordnilap
Also at 52 after receiving a couple of cards...

Also at 52 after receiving a couple of cards yesterday–great! And I'm looking forward to the final few... Maybe we can wait another week or so before posting images?
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 07-31-2012
Replies: 5
Views: 1,222
Posted By semordnilap
Older versions of the ZM 25 brought up the 28mm...

Older versions of the ZM 25 brought up the 28mm frame lines, but I believe that newer ones bring up the 24mm frame lines on the M8. I think you can order a replacement flange from Zeiss if you're...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 07-30-2012
Replies: 98
Views: 9,722
Posted By semordnilap
Never had any issues with the 40mm summicron-c,...

Never had any issues with the 40mm summicron-c, and I use it a lot on my M8. I filed the mount down to bring up the 35mm frame lines–you get a bit less than what you see with the frame lines but once...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 07-30-2012
Replies: 121
Views: 12,722
Posted By semordnilap
Hey Tom, I think they're awesome...! And your...

Hey Tom, I think they're awesome...! And your daughter's picture is really cool, and a nice story too.
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 07-30-2012
Replies: 12
Views: 1,600
Posted By semordnilap
Blues and reds, but mostly the blues, between her...

Blues and reds, but mostly the blues, between her dress, the seat, his shirt, and the text behind the window. The rear is where the picture falls off for me... I wish the girl in pink were wearing a...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-30-2012
Replies: 9
Views: 1,643
Posted By semordnilap
Thanks for the link Robert-nice write up too. I'd...

Thanks for the link Robert-nice write up too. I'd love to see those images.
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-30-2012
Replies: 9
Views: 1,643
Posted By semordnilap
RIP Chris Marker...

More a filmmaker, right, but nonetheless...

http://www.guardian.co.uk/film/2012/jul/30/chris-marker

La Jetée is a fascinating meld of cinema and...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 07-28-2012
Replies: 6
Views: 1,788
Posted By semordnilap
I've been using sandisk all the while... 4 and 8...

I've been using sandisk all the while... 4 and 8 gb and never a problem.

Edit: And I never format cards in camera, always just delete the files on my mac after import and before using again. Again,...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 07-27-2012
Replies: 75
Poll: M10 upgrade
Views: 16,649
Posted By semordnilap
CMOS and live view I can see them doing... Video...

CMOS and live view I can see them doing... Video I think would be a bad idea. Better put the engineering resources into still image quality. I don't think Leica would sell many more cameras because...
Forum: Travel 07-26-2012
Replies: 67
Views: 4,645
Posted By semordnilap
Awesome... sounds like quite an adventure....

Awesome... sounds like quite an adventure. Looking forward to seeing the results!!!
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 07-26-2012
Replies: 29
Views: 4,323
Posted By semordnilap
I use a cheap plastic lcd cover film, never had a...

I use a cheap plastic lcd cover film, never had a problem. Possibly from screen patronus?
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 07-26-2012
Replies: 20
Views: 2,209
Posted By semordnilap
I've been thinking of selling my d7000 with katz...

I've been thinking of selling my d7000 with katz screen but haven't gotten around to making it happen... Let me know if you might be interested.
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 07-25-2012
Replies: 21
Views: 4,787
Posted By semordnilap
2 weeks seems pretty good. Hopefully there won't...

2 weeks seems pretty good. Hopefully there won't be a backlog in September!
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 07-25-2012
Replies: 21
Views: 4,787
Posted By semordnilap
Hmmmm... sounds interesting. My M8 is fine but it...

Hmmmm... sounds interesting. My M8 is fine but it doesn't sound like a bad deal. Don't know if I can part with the camera before september, but maybe after I get back from my next trip...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 07-12-2012
Replies: 854
Views: 89,290
Posted By semordnilap
I got Rob's and Olivier's today, making 44 for me...

I got Rob's and Olivier's today, making 44 for me as well. Mine just went out this week–apologies for the delay!–so hopefully they'll be in all of the US mailboxes by the end of next week and in...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 07-11-2012
Replies: 1,388
Views: 329,095
Posted By semordnilap
Tah–some fine norway shots–the last one of the...

Tah–some fine norway shots–the last one of the opera is cool.

This was my day there back in later winter, M8 & 28.

http://farm7.staticflickr.com/6032/7002948303_a5f2963282_z.jpg...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 07-08-2012
Replies: 214
Views: 23,503
Posted By semordnilap
Oh, and one other thing... I use a luigi case...

Oh, and one other thing... I use a luigi case with the built-in grip. I find it improves the handling of the camera immensely, and obviates the need for a thumb's up while protecting the camera.
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 07-08-2012
Replies: 214
Views: 23,503
Posted By semordnilap
I think you'll be happy, Raid. Whatever quirks,...

I think you'll be happy, Raid. Whatever quirks, the files are superb and it is a rangefinder. With 28 and 35 you'll be all set... I actually really enjoy shooting 50s on mine–it's a very natural...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-07-2012
Replies: 209
Views: 16,393
Posted By semordnilap
Thanks! And thanks for the thread... it's an...

Thanks! And thanks for the thread... it's an interesting read.
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 07-06-2012
Replies: 165
Views: 20,701
Posted By semordnilap
I have a few big prints from k64 slides hanging...

I have a few big prints from k64 slides hanging in my house, actually... All shot on an m3, most with a 90 t-e. A ciba and some c-prints... And I do love them... but really there's nothing about them...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-06-2012
Replies: 209
Views: 16,393
Posted By semordnilap
At the beach a couple of years ago. M8 & 40. I...

At the beach a couple of years ago. M8 & 40. I still like it quite a bit...

http://farm3.staticflickr.com/2570/3950685178_5a0205e8d7_z.jpg?zz=1 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/yemado/3950685178/)
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-06-2012
Replies: 209
Views: 16,393
Posted By semordnilap
Y'all should get together, right?

Y'all should get together, right?
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 07-06-2012
Replies: 165
Views: 20,701
Posted By semordnilap
Yep... Same here. Too many advantages to shooting...

Yep... Same here. Too many advantages to shooting digital, and I never really enjoyed the darkroom. I find that whenever I do shoot film, I don't really do much of anything with it–scanning is either...
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 06-29-2012
Replies: 59
Views: 12,045
Posted By semordnilap
Agree with the positives... some great images for...

Agree with the positives... some great images for sure, strong and graphic. I haven't watched the video yet, but I do agree that it's a neat idea to put the camera in the hands of an obviously...
Forum: Travel 06-27-2012
Replies: 34
Views: 3,782
Posted By semordnilap
A small travel combination lock can be useful if...

A small travel combination lock can be useful if you're worried about people behind you reaching into your backpack. I like traveling with a moneybelt just to be safe, keeping passport and backup...
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 06-25-2012
Replies: 11
Views: 1,729
Posted By semordnilap
Wow... Very, very cool.

Wow... Very, very cool.
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 06-21-2012
Replies: 854
Views: 89,290
Posted By semordnilap
I've been busy for some days and just caught up...

I've been busy for some days and just caught up with the thread... Was late in ordering so I'm waiting for my cards to arrive, but they should hopefully go out next week!

I haven't even counted how...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 06-13-2012
Replies: 121
Views: 13,470
Posted By semordnilap
I noticed the same, seems to be a lot of M9s...

I noticed the same, seems to be a lot of M9s showing up. I've met a few ff dlsr shooters who bought M9's and left them in the closet. One said: RFs seem to be be more useful for 'happy accidents' or...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 06-09-2012
Replies: 854
Views: 89,290
Posted By semordnilap
I printed addresses on labels last time–that was...

I printed addresses on labels last time–that was pretty easy. For my moo cards I got Avery 8160 labels, I think. Some of the UK addresses were tough to fit on there so I may have had to use two...
Forum: Sony NEX APS-C format 06-05-2012
Replies: 11
Views: 2,285
Posted By semordnilap
This is my dream for the 5N. I don't think it is...

This is my dream for the 5N. I don't think it is possible, though I would be VERY happy to be shown otherwise!
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 06-03-2012
Replies: 47
Views: 8,147
Posted By semordnilap
I think it really depends on how you like taking...

I think it really depends on how you like taking pictures... if you really prefer the RF and manual focus, the M8 is the way to go. So think about what you want and like to shoot. If an EVF is your...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 06-03-2012
Replies: 28
Views: 3,772
Posted By semordnilap
I agree with Ben Z, at least about priorities...!...

I agree with Ben Z, at least about priorities...! Enjoy the camera, Jaap!!!
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 06-03-2012
Replies: 20
Views: 2,766
Posted By semordnilap
Keith, http://www.four-thirds.org/en/microft/lens...

Keith,

http://www.four-thirds.org/en/microft/lense.html

I think most everything available is listed there?
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 06-03-2012
Replies: 28
Views: 17,526
Posted By semordnilap
It's all about whether you want the extra stop or...

It's all about whether you want the extra stop or not, right? The Elmarit-M is an excellent lens, really... no complaints whatsoever. But I think you'll be happy with any of the current or reasonably...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-02-2012
Replies: 53
Views: 15,072
Posted By semordnilap
http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7037/6891618401_5810...

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7037/6891618401_58108fac53_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/yemado/6891618401/)
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 06-02-2012
Replies: 30
Views: 3,798
Posted By semordnilap
Awesome. Enjoy!!!

Awesome. Enjoy!!!
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 06-02-2012
Replies: 854
Views: 89,290
Posted By semordnilap
Raid, You can try sharpdots.com. They do good...

Raid,

You can try sharpdots.com. They do good quality printing–I haven't used them for postcards, but I have for business cards and brochures. The stock won't be as heavy as the 16pt moo stock, but...
Forum: Sony NEX APS-C format 05-31-2012
Replies: 11
Views: 1,304
Posted By semordnilap
Turn off the automatic change from lcd to evf......

Turn off the automatic change from lcd to evf... and buy a hawk's helicoid adapter for your m lenses!

I personally like the yellow peaking, and have set various functions to the programmable buttons...
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 05-30-2012
Replies: 42
Views: 5,589
Posted By semordnilap
Raid, the photograph is the egret is beautiful!!!

Raid, the photograph is the egret is beautiful!!!
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 05-22-2012
Replies: 854
Views: 89,290
Posted By semordnilap
I also vote for option #1.

I also vote for option #1.
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 05-17-2012
Replies: 25
Views: 3,988
Posted By semordnilap
I have a 28/2 Ultron that I've been meaning to...

I have a 28/2 Ultron that I've been meaning to put up in the classifieds. It's an excellent lens–I just managed to get my hands on a 28 cron a while back.
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 05-17-2012
Replies: 854
Views: 89,290
Posted By semordnilap
I'll just add that MOO is a bit more expensive...

I'll just add that MOO is a bit more expensive than some other postcard producers, BUT it has a thicker stock than most others. I've also recently had excellent results printing from sharpdots.com,...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 05-17-2012
Replies: 854
Views: 89,290
Posted By semordnilap
If folks have decided on their images, looks like...

If folks have decided on their images, looks like MOO has free shipping through Sunday night.
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 05-17-2012
Replies: 69
Views: 5,983
Posted By semordnilap
Of course, but manual focusing a crop dslr is no...

Of course, but manual focusing a crop dslr is no dream! Do-able, but not my favorite by any means.
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 05-16-2012
Replies: 69
Views: 5,983
Posted By semordnilap
Count me among those who would really like to see...

Count me among those who would really like to see an M8.3 with updated sensor, no filters, etc. I think it could sell if it was priced well and had the same sensor size as the M8. I also like the...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-14-2012
Replies: 37
Views: 2,981
Posted By semordnilap
Cool... nice feature, nice images... quite a...

Cool... nice feature, nice images... quite a project!
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-12-2012
Replies: 45
Views: 3,949
Posted By semordnilap
Could be Ricoh. It will always be a niche...

Could be Ricoh. It will always be a niche product, but that doesn't mean it won't be successful in its way.
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 05-08-2012
Replies: 116
Views: 11,401
Posted By semordnilap
Yes, this seems like it could be a very...

Yes, this seems like it could be a very interesting development!
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 05-07-2012
Replies: 854
Views: 89,290
Posted By semordnilap
I'm in for round two, too! Thanks again for...

I'm in for round two, too!

Thanks again for organizing, Rob!
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