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Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 5 Days Ago
Replies: 158
Views: 66,794
Posted By Axel
Its not so easy to say. Nearly all FSU 50s are...

Its not so easy to say. Nearly all FSU 50s are well usable if they are in good condition.
The J8 and J3 are early Sonnar types. For me the J8 makes the race because f/2 on the
rangefinder is quite...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 6 Days Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 305
Posted By Axel
Oh yes, again a lot of good and interesting...

Oh yes, again a lot of good and interesting pictures in the gallery last week!


My highlights are


Biketourist
https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/3829/U3829I1568479279.SEQ.0.jpg
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 16
Views: 604
Posted By Axel
Thank you for mentioning my photo here. Regards...

Thank you for mentioning my photo here.

Regards from Axel
Forum: Photography General Interest 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 287
Views: 14,585
Posted By Axel
Currently my Fuji S9600 is in the bag when Iīm...

Currently my Fuji S9600 is in the bag when Iīm leaving the house.
More a result of my convenience than a conscious decision.
Light is plenty in this summerdays so this camera is a real nobrainer.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 86
Views: 1,804
Posted By Axel
Perhaps a rangefinder? :p What I see in this...

Perhaps a rangefinder? :p


What I see in this pictures is interesting and good photography.
Sure it depends on personal prefs what you are thinking while viewing.


Btw. - as an owner of an IPhone...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 599
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Views: 137,053
Posted By Axel
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https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/12155/U12155I1566936745.SEQ.0.jpg
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 400
Posted By Axel
https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/galler...

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/37420/med_U37420I1566581323.SEQ.0.jpg

This moody little story from...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 43
Views: 1,585
Posted By Axel
So I do. Lets comment, like or mention them in...

So I do. Lets comment, like or mention them in the pics of the week thread like
some of us already do. Gear doesnīt matter anymore once a photo is taken.

They are worth every click ;)
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 43
Views: 1,585
Posted By Axel
One reason I see is that this forum still about...

One reason I see is that this forum still about gear.

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=108713&d=1566754841


There are many good pictures with depth and scenes...
Forum: Photography General Interest 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 45
Views: 1,307
Posted By Axel
So I do. The more I shoot the better it works....

So I do.

The more I shoot the better it works. Also with cameras with built-in meters. But just the light meter app on my old
IPhone does the job very good.

Usually there is an amount of light...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 08-11-2019
Replies: 31
Views: 1,204
Posted By Axel
I can do all necessary modifications to my photos...

I can do all necessary modifications to my photos with GIMP.
Even to give my Sonypics the look that my Fujis produce.
And there is a filter set available from GīMIC also wich has every look of ...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 08-11-2019
Replies: 31
Views: 1,204
Posted By Axel
I donīt understand this. Could you show examples...

I donīt understand this.
Could you show examples to explain what you wrote?
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 08-11-2019
Replies: 31
Views: 1,204
Posted By Axel
Yes, thankfully it is. The main question for me...

Yes, thankfully it is.

The main question for me is (when) does (sensor-) size matter?
And the answer is as individual as we photographers are.
It depends.

Having all my lenses on their original...
Forum: Help / Feedback forum 08-09-2019
Replies: 23
Views: 2,508
Posted By Axel
Yeah! Thank you. "plain" Axel :)

Yeah!
Thank you.


"plain" Axel


:)
Forum: Help / Feedback forum 08-08-2019
Replies: 23
Views: 2,508
Posted By Axel
Did you receive my "request" by PM?

Did you receive my "request" by PM?
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 08-05-2019
Replies: 16
Views: 586
Posted By Axel
open image with left click copy image-url with...

open image with left click
copy image-url with right click
click on "insert image" here in editor
paste image-url with right click
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 07-30-2019
Replies: 31
Views: 1,041
Posted By Axel
Right. So maybe you get a Konica A4 for much...

Right.
So maybe you get a Konica A4 for much less.

Sure - itīs name is not trendy :p
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-30-2019
Replies: 287
Views: 14,585
Posted By Axel
Yes, very important :D

Yes, very important :D
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 07-08-2019
Replies: 8
Views: 563
Posted By Axel
Thank you for mentioning my Photo Robert :)

Thank you for mentioning my Photo Robert :)
Forum: Help / Feedback forum 07-04-2019
Replies: 41
Views: 1,696
Posted By Axel
When I print I have to consider the size. And...

When I print I have to consider the size. And when I show a photo online I have to consider the
size also. I think that is more a problem of understanding than one of the gallery here.
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-16-2019
Replies: 48
Views: 1,730
Posted By Axel
Travelling light is also about films and...

Travelling light is also about films and availability. 135 vs. 120 means packing more / all
rolls to the luggage in case of 120. 135 is still easy to find in most places.


But I agree - personal...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-14-2019
Replies: 48
Views: 1,730
Posted By Axel
A simple Decision a mean. If medium format is...

A simple Decision a mean.

If medium format is important look for a folder like Ikonta, Moskva or so.

Perhaps a Folder with 6x9 format.
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-12-2019
Replies: 108
Views: 2,869
Posted By Axel
Both. But the process of decision was short....

Both. But the process of decision was short. Maybe? Tape it.
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-12-2019
Replies: 108
Views: 2,869
Posted By Axel
There was a time where "clean" serialnumbers of...

There was a time where "clean" serialnumbers of Leicas were rare subjects.
So I taped mine on the M6 because I did not want to find it anywhere in the web as an argument in a sellers...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-11-2019
Replies: 108
Views: 2,869
Posted By Axel
There may be a lot of reasons to "black out"...

There may be a lot of reasons to "black out" brand names and / or type descriptions from any kind of device.

One may be the commercial interest in showing the brand names a whole life around the...
Forum: Help / Feedback forum 06-05-2019
Replies: 41
Views: 1,696
Posted By Axel
The overall quality of the gallery pictures is...

The overall quality of the gallery pictures is the best ever nowadays.
Maybe the quantity drops. Perhaps it is a feature that there is no "bulk loading"-function?


Just my 5 cents
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-31-2019
Replies: 415
Views: 67,196
Posted By Axel
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https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/12155/U12155I1558979885.SEQ.0.jpg
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 05-27-2019
Replies: 12
Views: 509
Posted By Axel
Again such a strong week in the gallery! Here are...

Again such a strong week in the gallery!
Here are my favourites:


https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/3565/med_U3565I1558457317.SEQ.3.jpg
by...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-23-2019
Replies: 44
Views: 1,625
Posted By Axel
Canīt remember that I have ever used a flash on...

Canīt remember that I have ever used a flash on my M6.
So why pay more money for a bigger camera?
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 05-20-2019
Replies: 46
Views: 1,197
Posted By Axel
Very nice, thanks for sharing! :)

Very nice, thanks for sharing! :)
Forum: Fuji Digital General Discussion 05-19-2019
Replies: 29
Views: 1,224
Posted By Axel
They canīt because of constructive issues. In...

They canīt because of constructive issues. In live view.
Forum: Fuji Digital General Discussion 05-19-2019
Replies: 29
Views: 1,224
Posted By Axel
Everytime I take one of my old DSLRs with optical...

Everytime I take one of my old DSLRs with optical viewfinder I have the same
thoughts: "is it really switched on?" and "how bulky and loud".

So I wouldnīt switch back. No way.

Fascinations from...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 05-17-2019
Replies: 59
Views: 1,990
Posted By Axel
Donīt use any type of meter in general. If I need...

Donīt use any type of meter in general. If I need one in situations Iīm not sure every camera I own has a meter and the metering app on my phone is a real expert.





I donīt think than anyone who...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 05-15-2019
Replies: 11
Views: 578
Posted By Axel
Thank you very much for mentioning my Photo Greg...

Thank you very much for mentioning my Photo Greg :)
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-08-2019
Replies: 55
Views: 1,413
Posted By Axel
Based on my personal preferences I would take a...

Based on my personal preferences I would take a 50 and donīt worry about swapping
lenses. Always have to decide between compressed and pushed perspective is not my way.
Hence my choice from the...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-07-2019
Replies: 55
Views: 1,413
Posted By Axel
17-35 and 28-80

17-35 and 28-80
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE - Film 04-30-2019
Replies: 31
Views: 1,158
Posted By Axel
Congrats and good luck with the CLE! Personally...

Congrats and good luck with the CLE!


Personally I wouldnīt worry too much about disfunctions or defects.
Compared to newer cameras the CLE is a very simple construct.


$700 is a great word and my...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 04-29-2019
Replies: 20
Views: 607
Posted By Axel
My personal gallery-highlights of last week...

My personal gallery-highlights of last week (backwards)


https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/53150/med_U53150I1556456855.SEQ.0.jpg

Bushwick1234...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-26-2019
Replies: 10
Views: 487
Posted By Axel
I used mine with two simple (1,3V?) cells for...

I used mine with two simple (1,3V?) cells for years. No problem.
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 04-08-2019
Replies: 21
Views: 722
Posted By Axel
Great street scene and colors...

Great street scene and colors here


https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/53150/med_U53150I1554409916.SEQ.0.jpg


(bushwick1234...
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-02-2019
Replies: 40
Views: 1,003
Posted By Axel
Simply nothing. A black-outed piece of gear with...

Simply nothing.
A black-outed piece of gear with a lens.
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 04-01-2019
Replies: 33
Views: 930
Posted By Axel
Thank you Guy for mentioning my photo here :)

Thank you Guy for mentioning my photo here :)
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-24-2019
Replies: 91
Views: 2,758
Posted By Axel
I carry as much batteries as I aspect to take...

I carry as much batteries as I aspect to take photos. Same was with film. In this days batteries are smaller (and sometimes cheaper) than film rolls.
The amount of my taken photos does not depend on...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-11-2019
Replies: 88
Views: 2,192
Posted By Axel
My experience with all that stuff is that no...

My experience with all that stuff is that no improvement in my travel photography comes from cameratech.

The better you know your personal photography behaviour the better will be your choice of the...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-24-2019
Replies: 12,080
Views: 4,440,042
Posted By Axel
A great association! :)

A great association! :)
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-22-2019
Replies: 12,080
Views: 4,440,042
Posted By Axel
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Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 01-13-2019
Replies: 30
Views: 13,533
Posted By Axel
Had both, kept the Ricoh. CR5 batteries drained...

Had both, kept the Ricoh.
CR5 batteries drained without use in the Yashica.
No noticeable difference regarding the lens.
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 12-24-2018
Replies: 21
Views: 748
Posted By Axel
Gabrielle. Bellevue, Washington...

Gabrielle. Bellevue, Washington (https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/showphoto.php?photoid=286115). Đ 2018 Rangefinder...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-24-2018
Replies: 173
Views: 10,484
Posted By Axel
For me thatīs an easy decision in 2018/19. It is...

For me thatīs an easy decision in 2018/19. It is a huge difference to what was possible in 2007 when
this thread started I think.
Nowadays my tiny compact digital (25-500mm, panorama) slips in a...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-18-2018
Replies: 12,080
Views: 4,440,042
Posted By Axel
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https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/12155/U12155I1435691736.SEQ.0.jpg
Forum: Xpan & Other Panoramics 12-17-2018
Replies: 49
Views: 8,633
Posted By Axel
https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/galler...

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/12155/U12155I1515501589.SEQ.0.jpg

Fuji F900EXR
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-09-2018
Replies: 12,080
Views: 4,440,042
Posted By Axel
What a great shot! :)

What a great shot! :)
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-09-2018
Replies: 38
Views: 857
Posted By Axel
There are a lot of older DSLRs you can get around...

There are a lot of older DSLRs you can get around $50 or between $50 and $100 here in
germanys local boards. The E550 still is a good camera but there are plenty panasonic, sony, canon
and olympus...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 12-09-2018
Replies: 19
Views: 790
Posted By Axel
I have a bunch of good pictures that are taken...

I have a bunch of good pictures that are taken with small sensors.
And there are a lot of pictures that sadly were not taken because of none or a wrong camera.
Small sensors of today are mostly very...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 12-07-2018
Replies: 20
Views: 587
Posted By Axel
Thank you Tony for mentioning my picture here :)

Thank you Tony for mentioning my picture here :)
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-05-2018
Replies: 12,080
Views: 4,440,042
Posted By Axel
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https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/12155/U12155I1366316910.SEQ.0.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-04-2018
Replies: 12,080
Views: 4,440,042
Posted By Axel
https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/galler...

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/12155/U12155I1370813856.SEQ.0.jpg
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 11-30-2018
Replies: 78
Views: 2,536
Posted By Axel
I am still using my IPhone 4. I can do all the...

I am still using my IPhone 4. I can do all the mentioned tasks even the phone is out of everything since years.
So - stay relaxed :)
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 11-28-2018
Replies: 36
Views: 1,040
Posted By Axel
Thank you Tony for mentioning and commenting...

Thank you Tony for mentioning and commenting (http://https://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/showpost.php?p=2850860&postcount=18) my picture :)
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 11-27-2018
Replies: 78
Views: 2,536
Posted By Axel
It is I think. The big amount of decent pictures...

It is I think. The big amount of decent pictures taken with phones is comparable with
the way 35mm-photography made nearly hundred years before.

But I see phones as a distinct system. There is only...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-26-2018
Replies: 12,080
Views: 4,440,042
Posted By Axel
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https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/12155/U12155I1364572269.SEQ.0.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-15-2018
Replies: 12,080
Views: 4,440,042
Posted By Axel
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https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/12155/U12155I1436955348.SEQ.0.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-07-2018
Replies: 12,080
Views: 4,440,042
Posted By Axel
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https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/12155/U12155I1181913918.SEQ.0.jpg
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-05-2018
Replies: 11
Views: 605
Posted By Axel
I have Light Meter as an app on my phone several...

I have Light Meter as an app on my phone several years now.
Works perfect.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-01-2018
Replies: 12,080
Views: 4,440,042
Posted By Axel
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Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 10-30-2018
Replies: 71
Views: 2,977
Posted By Axel
There is always a shot - everywhere. That is my...

There is always a shot - everywhere.
That is my slogan that gets me out.

The skill to improve here is to leave personal limitations in the way you see and the
range of targets of your...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-30-2018
Replies: 12,080
Views: 4,440,042
Posted By Axel
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https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/12155/U12155I1262532440.SEQ.0.jpg

uups - the former picture of Andreas isnīt there anymore?
(child portrait with car and snow in background...)
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-27-2018
Replies: 42
Views: 1,179
Posted By Axel
No I think thats another common misunderstanding...

No I think thats another common misunderstanding that a big print should have more
informations in it than a small one.

A good picture stays a good picture even when you print it XXL+.
More...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-26-2018
Replies: 42
Views: 1,179
Posted By Axel
I agree with some other writers before that it...

I agree with some other writers before that it doesnīt need a special equipment to have
better pictures or to be a better photographer.
The choice in your example is only one possibility to aim a...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-21-2018
Replies: 12,080
Views: 4,440,042
Posted By Axel
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https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/12155/U12155I1202551242.SEQ.0.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-20-2018
Replies: 12,080
Views: 4,440,042
Posted By Axel
doublepost

doublepost
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-20-2018
Replies: 12,080
Views: 4,440,042
Posted By Axel
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Forum: back alley's In The Bag 10-19-2018
Replies: 17
Views: 874
Posted By Axel
I think that the structure of motivation to...

I think that the structure of motivation to photograph whatever is similar in
many categories. But I have some difficulties with the term "fine art".
Maybe thats a translation problem. Is fine art...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-10-2018
Replies: 12,080
Views: 4,440,042
Posted By Axel
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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-08-2018
Replies: 12,080
Views: 4,440,042
Posted By Axel
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https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/12155/U12155I1282313841.SEQ.0.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-07-2018
Replies: 12,080
Views: 4,440,042
Posted By Axel
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https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/12155/U12155I1519081409.SEQ.0.jpg
my local cemetry church
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-06-2018
Replies: 12,080
Views: 4,440,042
Posted By Axel
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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-03-2018
Replies: 12,080
Views: 4,440,042
Posted By Axel
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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-02-2018
Replies: 12,080
Views: 4,440,042
Posted By Axel
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https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/12155/U12155I1478077646.SEQ.0.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-28-2018
Replies: 12,080
Views: 4,440,042
Posted By Axel
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https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/12155/U12155I1264259618.SEQ.0.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-27-2018
Replies: 12,080
Views: 4,440,042
Posted By Axel
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https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/12155/U12155I1411519827.SEQ.0.jpg
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-27-2018
Replies: 40
Views: 1,724
Posted By Axel
Me too. No. I keep them as they are. But I...

Me too.


No. I keep them as they are. But I donīt do that RAW-stuff. My JPGs are from my 5 to
18(?) MP cameras.

I generally do not care for the amount of pixels a camera produces.

My pictures are...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-23-2018
Replies: 12,080
Views: 4,440,042
Posted By Axel
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https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/12155/U12155I1359317581.SEQ.0.jpg

HAJ
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-17-2018
Replies: 12,080
Views: 4,440,042
Posted By Axel
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https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/12155/U12155I1346669576.SEQ.0.jpg
IPhone 4, Germany 2012
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-16-2018
Replies: 12,080
Views: 4,440,042
Posted By Axel
https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/galler...

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/12155/U12155I1355574035.SEQ.0.jpg

Jamaika wins
Forum: Digital Compacts 09-13-2018
Replies: 16
Views: 1,089
Posted By Axel
Just an old Casio EX-Z10 could do it - if you...

Just an old Casio EX-Z10 could do it - if you avoid anything above ISO80 :D

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=107692&stc=1&d=1536849160

A small and quick cam that...
Forum: Digital Compacts 09-13-2018
Replies: 16
Views: 1,089
Posted By Axel
Also nice old compacts but without stabilization...

Also nice old compacts but without stabilization are the W5 and W7 Sonys.
Had a black one a long time and I loved it for its sharpness and colors.
Forum: Digital Compacts 09-13-2018
Replies: 16
Views: 1,089
Posted By Axel
Iīd rather call it... just useable ;)

Iīd rather call it... just useable ;)
Forum: Digital Compacts 09-13-2018
Replies: 16
Views: 1,089
Posted By Axel
Nearly every Fuji or Canon from the "better"...

Nearly every Fuji or Canon from the "better" series will do the job still very good.
You have to be careful with higher ISOs and automatic exposures. If you control
exposure and sensitivity by...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-12-2018
Replies: 12,080
Views: 4,440,042
Posted By Axel
https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/galler...

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/12155/U12155I1435691613.SEQ.0.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-09-2018
Replies: 12,080
Views: 4,440,042
Posted By Axel
https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/galler...

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/12155/U12155I1527012335.SEQ.0.jpg
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 09-05-2018
Replies: 63
Views: 2,161
Posted By Axel
But I even donīt get better pictures from a...

But I even donīt get better pictures from a larger diameter.
I am sure that sensor development goes on so Sonys decision for the E-Mount will still last a while.
Forum: Help / Feedback forum 09-04-2018
Replies: 3
Views: 971
Posted By Axel
And... if your picture contains EXIF data the...

And...
if your picture contains EXIF data the gallery displays them automatically.

Welcome here :)

Axel
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-03-2018
Replies: 12,080
Views: 4,440,042
Posted By Axel
https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/galler...

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/12155/U12155I1437936121.SEQ.0.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-01-2018
Replies: 12,080
Views: 4,440,042
Posted By Axel
https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/galler...

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/12155/U12155I1326748751.SEQ.0.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-01-2018
Replies: 12,080
Views: 4,440,042
Posted By Axel
https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/galler...

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/12155/U12155I1535842073.SEQ.0.jpg
street music
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-31-2018
Replies: 121
Views: 4,758
Posted By Axel
Not more discussions - making and showing...

Not more discussions - making and showing pictures.

The gallery, the pics of the week and photo association thread are my favorite ones.
And I do my very best :)

We have so good photographers here...
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-31-2018
Replies: 121
Views: 4,758
Posted By Axel
1) would RFF remain film only, or embrace...

1) would RFF remain film only, or embrace digital?
accept digital, not embrace ;)

2) would RFF remain only rangefinders, or embrace other platforms?
Iīd like to see when it stays...
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-31-2018
Replies: 121
Views: 4,758
Posted By Axel
The question of life when men getting older...

The question of life when men getting older :D

Ah - the forum? Noo. It is the same nice place it was when I joined some days ago ;)

Rangefindering for me is also a attitude to life and a way of...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-23-2018
Replies: 12,080
Views: 4,440,042
Posted By Axel
https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/galler...

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/12155/U12155I1379667725.SEQ.0.jpg
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 08-22-2018
Replies: 25
Views: 1,201
Posted By Axel
That is simply physics. Smaller sensors have...

That is simply physics. Smaller sensors have smaller pixels and a higher density of pixels. So in direct comparison the bigger sensor wins always.
So if you see low-light pictures from small sensors...
Forum: Hardware / Computers / Drives / etc 08-21-2018
Replies: 34
Views: 1,701
Posted By Axel
For me the IPad does not work as a substitute for...

For me the IPad does not work as a substitute for a computer.
It is nice for watching TV and web browsing but for image editing and writing I prefer a classic notebooklayout.

So my vote is for the...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-21-2018
Replies: 12,080
Views: 4,440,042
Posted By Axel
https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/galler...

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/12155/U12155I1434907596.SEQ.0.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-17-2018
Replies: 12,080
Views: 4,440,042
Posted By Axel
https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/galler...

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/12155/U12155I1365409074.SEQ.0.jpg
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 08-16-2018
Replies: 19
Views: 876
Posted By Axel
https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/galler...

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/38968/U38968I1534022422.SEQ.0.jpg

Siracusas "street life" (https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/showphoto.php?photoid=283484) was my...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-15-2018
Replies: 12,080
Views: 4,440,042
Posted By Axel
https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/galler...

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/12155/U12155I1529778166.SEQ.0.jpg
Bridge from above on Rollei VarioChrome
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-14-2018
Replies: 12,080
Views: 4,440,042
Posted By Axel
https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/galler...

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/12155/U12155I1527944059.SEQ.0.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-13-2018
Replies: 12,080
Views: 4,440,042
Posted By Axel
https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/galler...

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/12155/U12155I1353093587.SEQ.0.jpg

HAJ backside
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-07-2018
Replies: 12,080
Views: 4,440,042
Posted By Axel
https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/galler...

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/12155/U12155I1410128446.SEQ.0.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-05-2018
Replies: 12,080
Views: 4,440,042
Posted By Axel
https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/galler...

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/12155/U12155I1526125694.SEQ.0.jpg
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-03-2018
Replies: 157
Views: 4,335
Posted By Axel
Yes. The first part of Wenders sentence was "so...

Yes.
The first part of Wenders sentence was "so photography is more alive than ever..." but it seems that is not popular enough
to quote. The extraction of the second half of the statement and its...
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 08-02-2018
Replies: 21
Views: 1,136
Posted By Axel
Ah yes, it flips sideways. I was wrong.

Ah yes, it flips sideways. I was wrong.
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 08-02-2018
Replies: 21
Views: 1,136
Posted By Axel
The DMC-L1 has a "porro-finder" what means that...

The DMC-L1 has a "porro-finder" what means that it has a mirror but this mirror doesnīt
move. No mirror slap. A similar system like the EOS RT or Olympus E330 or Sonys SLTs.
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-01-2018
Replies: 157
Views: 4,335
Posted By Axel
Agree. Wenders is ... in business with...

Agree.
Wenders is ... in business with photography and arts.
We need not and so letīs follow the way of the most pictures that havenīt made yet :)
I just shoot what I want when I want and where I...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 07-31-2018
Replies: 22
Views: 893
Posted By Axel
please pass my beer..... Đ 2018 Trix4ever...

please pass my beer..... Đ 2018 Trix4ever...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 07-31-2018
Replies: 126
Views: 5,882
Posted By Axel
So I do. In this case I have built redundancies...

So I do.
In this case I have built redundancies by choosing cheap devices for my children.
Any "built like a tank"-camera will fail if the destructive creativity of kids comes to a special level....
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 07-24-2018
Replies: 25
Views: 1,231
Posted By Axel
Much thanks to M.Cary and Robert for the mention...

Much thanks to M.Cary and Robert for the mention of my photo!

Axel

:)
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 07-23-2018
Replies: 25
Views: 1,231
Posted By Axel
Thank you for mentioning my picture Klaus :)...

Thank you for mentioning my picture Klaus

:) Axel
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 07-23-2018
Replies: 25
Views: 1,231
Posted By Axel
My favourite gallery-picture of the last week...

My favourite gallery-picture of the last week came from alberti

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/31687/U31687I1531723848.SEQ.0.jpg

I love its colors and lines and the arrangement...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 07-21-2018
Replies: 2
Views: 571
Posted By Axel
Seems very plausible that the M5s roller cam...

Seems very plausible that the M5s roller cam causes the issues.
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-19-2018
Replies: 275
Views: 10,513
Posted By Axel
Sure there is. Have a look and you find...

Sure there is. Have a look and you find everything you need. And more.



Originally Posted by Steve M:
Just because you CAN do something doesn't mean you should do it.

;)
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-19-2018
Replies: 275
Views: 10,513
Posted By Axel
Modern cameras or software can do all that in one...

Modern cameras or software can do all that in one task.
And you are done with it.
No need to carry or swap a lens therefore.



Right!
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-19-2018
Replies: 275
Views: 10,513
Posted By Axel
And they are different tools on different...

And they are different tools on different cameras.

Today there are a lot of ways to do "the job".
The interior of a room taken as panorama or stitch and the fast 50 as fast telephoto lens on a...
Forum: Fuji Digital General Discussion 07-19-2018
Replies: 47
Views: 3,795
Posted By Axel
Thatīs what Fuji aims to make money :D Nothing...

Thatīs what Fuji aims to make money :D

Nothing new so far with this P&S compact - my 5ct.
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-17-2018
Replies: 275
Views: 10,513
Posted By Axel
Just found one of my cameras, the Sony A33, in...

Just found one of my cameras, the Sony A33, in the Database.
Same Rating as an EOS 1D Mark III.
1. astonished
2. just tried a picture
3. nothing changed :(

Now I can guess about my Fuji X-M1....
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-17-2018
Replies: 275
Views: 10,513
Posted By Axel
Old outsiders are not expensive. Mostly you can...

Old outsiders are not expensive. Mostly you can buy them cheap and sell them nearly for the same price if you want.

The rational component of this thread is first time washed away from its title....
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-16-2018
Replies: 275
Views: 10,513
Posted By Axel
Bad pictures that allegedly show "issues" of...

Bad pictures that allegedly show "issues" of (especially Fuji-) sensors are as old as the internet.
Don't buy Fujis or Sigmas!
You could determine these "alleged issues" never show up in your...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-16-2018
Replies: 36
Views: 1,187
Posted By Axel
Fifty or equivalent on crops. The 18-55 F2.8-4 R...

Fifty or equivalent on crops.
The 18-55 F2.8-4 R LM OIS is also a great city lens for Fujis.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-14-2018
Replies: 12,080
Views: 4,440,042
Posted By Axel
https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/galler...

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/12155/U12155I1351360182.SEQ.0.jpg
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-13-2018
Replies: 275
Views: 10,513
Posted By Axel
Indeed. Perhaps this is misplaced in such a...

Indeed. Perhaps this is misplaced in such a rational forum as the rangefinderforum :D

Btw. - is it rational to recommend a DSLR as the only right gear in a rangefinderforum?
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-13-2018
Replies: 275
Views: 10,513
Posted By Axel
Yes. And... if a reviewing company some day...

Yes.

And...

if a reviewing company some day will deeply influence my decision for a camera
- whatever reviewing company or camera that could be -
I would start to reflect my photography in whole...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-13-2018
Replies: 275
Views: 10,513
Posted By Axel
Shure it does. And it all is anchored on the...

Shure it does.
And it all is anchored on the ratings of a company you suggest as relevant.

Maybe thatīs your way of choosing gear but there is no reason to instruct all others they were wrong.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 07-12-2018
Replies: 55
Views: 1,705
Posted By Axel
I would prefer the whole EOS series when it comes...

I would prefer the whole EOS series when it comes to adapters.
Heavily used a long time by the way. With the right model you get AF-confirm on top!

But not shure if we get a bit far away now.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 07-12-2018
Replies: 55
Views: 1,705
Posted By Axel
The Fujica ST705 is one of the smallest things...

The Fujica ST705 is one of the smallest things you can have for a M42 Body.
Fully mechanic, full metal.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 07-12-2018
Replies: 55
Views: 1,705
Posted By Axel
There are really a lot of models and many good...

There are really a lot of models and many good cameras.
What Brett said - most automatic cams have electronic shutters and need
batteries.
And there are models like the Revue AC1 that came with...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-10-2018
Replies: 275
Views: 10,513
Posted By Axel
I agree. This measurements doesnīt matter in...

I agree. This measurements doesnīt matter in general.
And this thread is about photography in general.

Nothing new here. All the years we have digital photography now people in
internet forums tried...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 07-10-2018
Replies: 17
Views: 930
Posted By Axel
For me Mcarys mermaid...

For me Mcarys mermaid (https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/showphoto.php?photoid=282668) was the highlight of the gallery last...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-10-2018
Replies: 275
Views: 10,513
Posted By Axel
I think itīs only one phase on someones...

I think itīs only one phase on someones photographic way to believe that gear like a sensor is soo important.
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-08-2018
Replies: 275
Views: 10,513
Posted By Axel
I think Canon makes the cameras of this...

I think Canon makes the cameras of this age.
Nothing special but fully useable.
When it goes particular others like Fuji or Sony or others may perform better.

But how much does this matter?

;)
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-08-2018
Replies: 275
Views: 10,513
Posted By Axel
Agree, so I do. And Canons all do their jobs very...

Agree, so I do.
And Canons all do their jobs very fine. From cheap Rebels to 5/6D.
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 07-08-2018
Replies: 41
Views: 2,062
Posted By Axel
Maybe some day it would be nice to have a digital...

Maybe some day it would be nice to have a digital M Leica.
But, since my long used and loved M6, nearly everything in the camera market has changed.
In my opinion the digital M Leicas are not...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-07-2018
Replies: 275
Views: 10,513
Posted By Axel
For me reading reviews and reciting their...

For me reading reviews and reciting their conclusions as relevant facts simply reflects a small horizont.
A contrivance for people not photographing active, arenīt able to reflect their own...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-07-2018
Replies: 12,080
Views: 4,440,042
Posted By Axel
Aaah - now I understand. Thank you. no. uups,...

Aaah - now I understand. Thank you.

no.
uups, sorry :)
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-07-2018
Replies: 275
Views: 10,513
Posted By Axel
Obviously informations for people who care about...

Obviously informations for people who care about DXOsth.
Sounds like a religion or cult to me :)
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 07-07-2018
Replies: 22
Views: 1,881
Posted By Axel
Maybe the X-E series can have alternatives in...

Maybe the X-E series can have alternatives in bodysize and EVF.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-07-2018
Replies: 12,080
Views: 4,440,042
Posted By Axel
Hannover, Germany UJZ Glocksee 2013

Hannover, Germany UJZ Glocksee 2013
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 07-06-2018
Replies: 22
Views: 1,881
Posted By Axel
Never ending story between the simplicity of a...

Never ending story between the simplicity of a Leica M and the advantages modern cameras can offer. Well known. There is no one-and-only solution.

For travel and going light and easy I have a Fuji...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-06-2018
Replies: 12,080
Views: 4,440,042
Posted By Axel
https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/galler...

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/12155/U12155I1366316910.SEQ.0.jpg

UJZ Glocksee, Hannover 2013
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-06-2018
Replies: 12,080
Views: 4,440,042
Posted By Axel
https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/galler...

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/12155/U12155I1417891961.SEQ.0.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-06-2018
Replies: 12,080
Views: 4,440,042
Posted By Axel
https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/galler...

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/12155/U12155I1513934307.SEQ.0.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-05-2018
Replies: 12,080
Views: 4,440,042
Posted By Axel
https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/galler...

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/12155/U12155I1182847818.SEQ.0.jpg
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 07-04-2018
Replies: 60
Views: 2,817
Posted By Axel
Thatīs the point. Although I am experienced in...

Thatīs the point. Although I am experienced in data management, too I would and will keep it simple.
And big files (many megapixels) and proprietary formats (RAW) arenīt simple.

So if a picture...
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 07-02-2018
Replies: 86
Views: 4,151
Posted By Axel
You...

You...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 07-02-2018
Replies: 60
Views: 2,817
Posted By Axel
I think the problem is the definition of what...

I think the problem is the definition of what photography is first.
In my opinion photography is to take good photos that are shown as a whole.

Like described above I am sick of a lot technical...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 06-30-2018
Replies: 12,080
Views: 4,440,042
Posted By Axel
https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/galler...

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/12155/U12155I1434907059.SEQ.0.jpg
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 06-30-2018
Replies: 60
Views: 2,817
Posted By Axel
And 50 megapixel on a big sensor can be much fun,...

And 50 megapixel on a big sensor can be much fun, too

but



Yessss!
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 06-30-2018
Replies: 86
Views: 4,151
Posted By Axel
This theme is present in my photography too every...

This theme is present in my photography too every now and then

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/12155/U12155I1226773548.SEQ.0.jpg

places with an own special magic like at...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 06-29-2018
Replies: 60
Views: 2,817
Posted By Axel
Categorizing is often splitting hairs. What is...

Categorizing is often splitting hairs.

What is when photographs look like paintings and paintings have so much details that they look like photographs?
Both are not good?
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 06-28-2018
Replies: 60
Views: 2,817
Posted By Axel
So - how do you think big prints from small...

So - how do you think big prints from small photos or paintings are made?
Be sure I understand the relations but they simply doesnīt matter here.
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 06-28-2018
Replies: 60
Views: 2,817
Posted By Axel
Internet discussions are suitable to promote such...

Internet discussions are suitable to promote such phrases until it is splitting hairs.
People see cameras and reviews only virtual and the discussion stays virtual.
"In hand" and while...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 06-27-2018
Replies: 60
Views: 2,817
Posted By Axel
I see a ongoing failure in the description what...

I see a ongoing failure in the description what megapixels mean in the photography in general.

Only the pictures for close viewing and showing lots of details benefit from the high resolution of xx...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 06-27-2018
Replies: 60
Views: 2,817
Posted By Axel
90 percent of my pictures never leave screensize....

90 percent of my pictures never leave screensize. If I need a large print the upscaling functions in GIMP is perfect for any size I want.

I am not a member in a pixelpeeping-club. So my old 6MP Fuji...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 06-27-2018
Replies: 12,080
Views: 4,440,042
Posted By Axel
https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/galler...

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/12155/U12155I1434907596.SEQ.0.jpg
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-25-2018
Replies: 5,586
Views: 961,541
Posted By Axel
I agree to 100 percent ;)

I agree to 100 percent ;)
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-25-2018
Replies: 5,586
Views: 961,541
Posted By Axel
I donīt like to see plastic rubbish mugs in this...

I donīt like to see plastic rubbish mugs in this wonderful thread.
Maybe sometimes there is no other way to get ones coffee but here it looks very
displaced for me.
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-25-2018
Replies: 12
Views: 813
Posted By Axel
Same here, Sony A33 for SLT and sensor...

Same here, Sony A33 for SLT and sensor stabilization and Fuji X-M1 for its colors :)
But I am okay with the Sonys EVF so the small X-M1 with display up and "TLR-style photographing" does the job for...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 06-25-2018
Replies: 12,080
Views: 4,440,042
Posted By Axel
https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/galler...

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/12155/U12155I1433168023.SEQ.0.jpg
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-23-2018
Replies: 12
Views: 813
Posted By Axel
I guess this question is more about OVF vs. EVF....

I guess this question is more about OVF vs. EVF. The X-T1 is a fully electronic mirrorless and no SLR at all.

Personally I learned to use the advantages of the EVF years ago and it
simply doesnīt...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 06-23-2018
Replies: 45
Views: 2,454
Posted By Axel
Nice pictures. And an interesting effect because...

Nice pictures. And an interesting effect because of the sensor reaction to the lens construction.
Could imagine to use this effect for creative compositions once you have more experiences with...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 06-23-2018
Replies: 45
Views: 2,454
Posted By Axel
Thank you raid. This is an interesting effect...

Thank you raid.
This is an interesting effect that obviously depends on the direction the light
comes from.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 06-23-2018
Replies: 45
Views: 2,454
Posted By Axel
Nice pictures, Raid. I would like to see the...

Nice pictures, Raid. I would like to see the color ones.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 06-23-2018
Replies: 12,080
Views: 4,440,042
Posted By Axel
https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/galler...

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/12155/U12155I1527021680.SEQ.0.jpg
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-20-2018
Replies: 407
Views: 18,341
Posted By Axel
Oh, nice! :)

Oh, nice! :)
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-18-2018
Replies: 7
Views: 610
Posted By Axel
There is nothing to switch between near and far...

There is nothing to switch between near and far objects. Just bring the focusing pad in a
clear status and take your picture.

With the lever on the front you can switch different frames for...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-15-2018
Replies: 18
Views: 825
Posted By Axel
Just a Leica M is such an ideal...

Just a Leica M is such an ideal in-hand-camera.
Although my beloved M6 has gone years ago I still prefer cameras that fit in one hand when
not living on my shoulder as described above.
Another way...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-15-2018
Replies: 18
Views: 825
Posted By Axel
So I do. Works very well since decades. For sun...

So I do. Works very well since decades. For sun and rain.
Simple and easy.
And I am a sun junkie, sun goes down before I consider to avoid it.

In the old days there was a rule to never put cameras...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 06-14-2018
Replies: 74
Views: 4,197
Posted By Axel
Although I really doesnīt care about what others...

Although I really doesnīt care about what others mean I would bet there is a huge number of photographers and other people
who would swear any film camera is much more obsolete than any digital...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 06-11-2018
Replies: 19
Views: 868
Posted By Axel
https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/galler...

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by
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Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-10-2018
Replies: 407
Views: 18,341
Posted By Axel
Yeah! :) this is Kodachrome and eighties as I...

Yeah! :) this is Kodachrome and eighties as I remember!
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 06-08-2018
Replies: 12,080
Views: 4,440,042
Posted By Axel
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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 06-06-2018
Replies: 12,080
Views: 4,440,042
Posted By Axel
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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 06-05-2018
Replies: 12,080
Views: 4,440,042
Posted By Axel
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Forum: Hardware / Computers / Drives / etc 06-02-2018
Replies: 17
Views: 1,245
Posted By Axel
Nope, there are 3G/4G to WIFI direct routers...

Nope, there are 3G/4G to WIFI direct routers also. And they have no battery drain problem :p
Forum: Hardware / Computers / Drives / etc 06-02-2018
Replies: 17
Views: 1,245
Posted By Axel
+1! Or you can buy such a small box that takes a...

+1!

Or you can buy such a small box that takes a cell phone card and provides WIFI some Meters around.

Regards, Axel
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 06-02-2018
Replies: 53
Views: 3,487
Posted By Axel
It depends. In hand and in use it feels more like...

It depends. In hand and in use it feels more like using a rangefinder.
Size matters ;)
And no ugly mirroraction. Quiet, quick, handy...
Get me right - that shouldnīt be a Sony prologue. I think there...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 06-01-2018
Replies: 12,080
Views: 4,440,042
Posted By Axel
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Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 05-31-2018
Replies: 21
Views: 861
Posted By Axel
Isnīt it the same question as in many areas of...

Isnīt it the same question as in many areas of todayīs life?
So many choices, so little time.

I am happy that I learned photography the simple way. Sunny 16 and so
on. So my cameras are all set to...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 05-30-2018
Replies: 53
Views: 3,487
Posted By Axel
Smaller and lighter! :D

Smaller and lighter! :D
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 05-30-2018
Replies: 53
Views: 3,487
Posted By Axel
You can buy that from Sony since several years...

You can buy that from Sony since several years and use any (M) lens you want.

I think a new Leica has to be more than a metoo-mirrorless. Although it sems to be a fullframe. Letīs see what is coming...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 05-30-2018
Replies: 21
Views: 848
Posted By Axel
I would second this, Tony :) A great shot and...

I would second this, Tony :)
A great shot and impression.
Thatīs my personal gallery picture of the week also.
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 05-30-2018
Replies: 115
Views: 4,658
Posted By Axel
A built-in microphone is always just a...

A built-in microphone is always just a compromise. It is most time not there where the action
is. Instead it is there where working noise can appear from the camera and the operator.
So any mean...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-29-2018
Replies: 47
Views: 1,381
Posted By Axel
Like some others wrote before I think the...

Like some others wrote before I think the relevant costs for film photography are not the money for film or developing.
I could afford that still just from a small budget.

It is the effort of time...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-29-2018
Replies: 12,080
Views: 4,440,042
Posted By Axel
https://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/attachment...

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=107456&stc=1&d=1527593720

sorry for link issues..
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-28-2018
Replies: 151
Views: 7,943
Posted By Axel
I didnīt like the M7 very much because of its...

I didnīt like the M7 very much because of its electronic shutter.
In my photography there is no advantage from a automatic shutter even when all my actual cams can do that now.

I think the M7 was a...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-28-2018
Replies: 407
Views: 18,341
Posted By Axel
Better - donīt know but they often have a look I...

Better - donīt know but they often have a look I would wish to see again in this days. I miss that.
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-26-2018
Replies: 14
Views: 1,124
Posted By Axel
Youīre welcome :) Just made another one...

Youīre welcome :)

Just made another one yesterday

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/12155/U12155I1527335988.SEQ.0.jpg

One characteristic I know from good old Kadachrome days is...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-25-2018
Replies: 14
Views: 1,124
Posted By Axel
Sure. Choose FilmEmulation-Slide color and Kodak...

Sure. Choose FilmEmulation-Slide color and Kodak Kodachrome... as preset.
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-25-2018
Replies: 14
Views: 1,124
Posted By Axel
Here is another one from my little...

Here is another one from my little Kodachromeproject

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/12155/U12155I1527021680.SEQ.0.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-25-2018
Replies: 12,080
Views: 4,440,042
Posted By Axel
https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/galler...

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/12155/U12155I1361263379.SEQ.0.jpg
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