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Forum: Repair / Camera Care 6 Days Ago
Replies: 13
Views: 497
Posted By MikeL
For me, azenis, with cameras and lenses: the...

For me, azenis, with cameras and lenses:

the urge to grab pliers = admit defeat
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 50
Views: 1,593
Posted By MikeL
Having used a titanium-curtain SP and a...

Having used a titanium-curtain SP and a cloth-curtained one (splitimageview's old one), my recollection wasn't a louder sound but a different sound. Titanium-curtained sounded more thwacky/thwocky...
Forum: Nikon Historical Society 10-25-2019
Replies: 57
Views: 2,853
Posted By MikeL
Wait, R, no SPX 2020? Arrrgh!

Wait, R, no SPX 2020? Arrrgh!
Forum: Large Format Film RF 08-27-2019
Replies: 44
Views: 1,822
Posted By MikeL
For me, large format is about looking at the...

For me, large format is about looking at the ground glass and figuring out what you want to put in there. I like 4x5, but the view on the glass isn’t that different from medium format to make the...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 07-03-2019
Replies: 8
Views: 677
Posted By MikeL
On mine it’s on the black ring on the front, like...

On mine it’s on the black ring on the front, like a.noctilux’s. Not there on yours?
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-20-2019
Replies: 58
Views: 4,248
Posted By MikeL
Okay, okay! Iím going to get out there next...

Okay, okay! Iím going to get out there next spring Kevin, and Iíll have a tenkara rig by then. Okay?



Fish story. Not buying it.
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 03-10-2019
Replies: 43
Views: 1,529
Posted By MikeL
Am I the only odd duck that prefers a...

Am I the only odd duck that prefers a Tiltall-type head to a ballhead?
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 03-08-2019
Replies: 43
Views: 1,529
Posted By MikeL
Still a good deal! Great tripod. I have two...

Still a good deal!

Great tripod. I have two that I use for research that have sat in the forest for multiple years. Still going strong.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 02-21-2019
Replies: 16
Views: 906
Posted By MikeL
Easy apart, easy fix. I just used blue locktite...

Easy apart, easy fix. I just used blue locktite on the threads and lined it up. Never had a problem after.
Forum: Nikon RF 02-15-2019
Replies: 56
Views: 3,988
Posted By MikeL
I scale focus with this most of the time, and in...

I scale focus with this most of the time, and in low light it goes on my M6 with fast film.
https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7877/47052787612_be0a305371_z.jpg
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 01-26-2019
Replies: 175
Views: 18,769
Posted By MikeL
Thanks Jon for the time to compare and post. And...

Thanks Jon for the time to compare and post.
And Iím always impressed what Azuma et al did in 1956 with the Nikon 3.5cm.
Forum: Travel 01-24-2019
Replies: 209
Views: 8,563
Posted By MikeL
Ktmrider, if you watch baseball, see a Swallows...

Ktmrider, if you watch baseball, see a Swallows or Giants game. Some aspects are different, and interesting from a cultural perspective.

And if Jon and Gabor are in town, they’ll show you some cool...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-15-2019
Replies: 393
Views: 22,972
Posted By MikeL
Agree. I know I have my thoughts on said...

Agree. I know I have my thoughts on said reputation...;)

I canít say enough good things about my 105mm Pentax 67. I canít think of a lens that delivers more for so little money. Just Super.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-14-2019
Replies: 393
Views: 22,972
Posted By MikeL
Just do it, Paula would be fine with it. I’d buy...

Just do it, Paula would be fine with it.

I’d buy them Steve, but I already have the Spotmatic I grew up with. No CLA in 30 years, still working...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 01-07-2019
Replies: 31
Views: 1,252
Posted By MikeL
I use one of these with my Pentax 67 and...

I use one of these with my Pentax 67 and 55-100mm. Havenít needed any more.
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 12-04-2018
Replies: 23
Views: 1,028
Posted By MikeL
I like the camera and lens, and the 0.35 adapter...

I like the camera and lens, and the 0.35 adapter works great for me.

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1922/31456050958_bf68d8e438_z.jpg

I did wait for a later model (white face) since they don't...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 10-27-2018
Replies: 445
Views: 14,278
Posted By MikeL
Thanks Phil for sharing. I'll pay for quality in...

Thanks Phil for sharing.

I'll pay for quality in a product or good service.
I want to buy an M10, but I'm waiting till I'm convinced at least one of the above is covered...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 10-24-2018
Replies: 445
Views: 14,278
Posted By MikeL
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WvGopsM1G9g&frags=...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WvGopsM1G9g&frags=pl%2Cwn
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 10-24-2018
Replies: 445
Views: 14,278
Posted By MikeL
I'm SO disappointed they are using the M2/M3...

I'm SO disappointed they are using the M2/M3 lever. The M4/M6 lever is SO much more comfortable on my thumb when I'm out out-Bressoning Bresson and capturing that special moment. The M2/M3 lever...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 10-20-2018
Replies: 445
Views: 14,278
Posted By MikeL
The wind lever does not cock the shutter? Like...

The wind lever does not cock the shutter?
Like mammary glands on a male Bos taurus.
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 10-17-2018
Replies: 11
Views: 517
Posted By MikeL
Huss, the frameline mask is delaminating? Or do...

Huss, the frameline mask is delaminating? Or do you mean the prism is decementing?
I see fungus on the glass in his frameline mask, but hadnít seen the lines/bubbles on a patch before. Just curious.
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 10-17-2018
Replies: 11
Views: 517
Posted By MikeL
Have you tried cleaning your frameline mask? I...

Have you tried cleaning your frameline mask? I had some bubble-like stuff show up in my patch and I found a thorough cleaning of the mask (after removal) took care of it.
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 10-17-2018
Replies: 25
Views: 1,154
Posted By MikeL
I'd let your needs drive the tools, whatever your...

I'd let your needs drive the tools, whatever your needs are.
Forum: Travel 09-30-2018
Replies: 209
Views: 8,563
Posted By MikeL
Great, thank you!

Great, thank you!
Forum: Travel 09-29-2018
Replies: 209
Views: 8,563
Posted By MikeL
Glad you had a great trip! I did the West...

Glad you had a great trip!

I did the West Highland Way with everything on my back, and my feet still hurt. Iíll go back and hike like you did next time. Did Absolute Escapes handle the gear movement...
Forum: Travel 08-12-2018
Replies: 43
Views: 1,887
Posted By MikeL
Yeah, loved to see them perform. My sister went...

Yeah, loved to see them perform. My sister went to college with one of the skillet lickers and had them to play at her wedding. Great show.

I walk around SF with my 2.5 year old, not worried. I stay...
Forum: Travel 08-11-2018
Replies: 43
Views: 1,887
Posted By MikeL
Everyone, carefull who you trust on here. Since...

Everyone, carefull who you trust on here. Since Jamie started going to SF, there's been a rise in needles and poop. I'll let folks draw their own conclusions....
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 07-31-2018
Replies: 1,414
Views: 476,818
Posted By MikeL
Simon, it isn't as interesting or value-inducing...

Simon, it isn't as interesting or value-inducing to think that they changed the formula since the steel rim was more flare prone. Imagining it has special magical pixie dust is a better story.

I've...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 07-25-2018
Replies: 26
Views: 991
Posted By MikeL
Good advice here. A good pack can really make a...

Good advice here. A good pack can really make a difference. I'd figure out how many kilograms you'll be taking, and then have them load up different packs. I did this when I was working in steep...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-21-2018
Replies: 58
Views: 4,248
Posted By MikeL
Wish I could get out on the water with you and...

Wish I could get out on the water with you and Kevin (Papercut). Keep having fun Dominic!
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 03-24-2018
Replies: 71
Views: 4,665
Posted By MikeL
Wasn’t this supposed to happen after the swarms...

Wasn’t this supposed to happen after the swarms of locusts?
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-12-2018
Replies: 7,476
Views: 3,830,367
Posted By MikeL
Dirk, good taste in........calculators! I use an...

Dirk, good taste in........calculators! I use an app on my phone that is the closest to my HP32s that I can get. Love that thing!
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 01-01-2018
Replies: 57
Views: 3,051
Posted By MikeL
I don't do this for a living, clearly. But I like...

I don't do this for a living, clearly. But I like learning and developing skills for a hobby. I've chosen to learn with film (35mm to 8x10) from exposure to printing in the dark room.
If a roof and...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-27-2017
Replies: 130
Views: 9,265
Posted By MikeL
Enjoy your Hasselblad Richard! And my experience...

Enjoy your Hasselblad Richard!

And my experience differs from what you hear on the internet regarding shutter speed. I haven't found the mirror slap to be a problem. The ka-whumpf is loud, but I'm...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 12-17-2017
Replies: 32
Views: 2,869
Posted By MikeL
Wait, I thought M10 best camera. I feel good...

Wait, I thought M10 best camera. I feel good using best camera, expensive camera. Now I hear there is better camera? People need to tell me what best camera is now please. I buy that one and feel...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 12-11-2017
Replies: 6
Views: 757
Posted By MikeL
Step 1- Stay off internets. Step 2- Load film...

Step 1- Stay off internets.
Step 2- Load film into camera.
Step 3- Figure light, compose, focus, hit button.
Step 4- Repeat 11 times.
Step 5- Develop film, view film.
Step 6- If film look good,...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-11-2017
Replies: 5,588
Views: 973,384
Posted By MikeL
That's obscene. :)

That's obscene. :)
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 11-29-2017
Replies: 74
Views: 4,044
Posted By MikeL
Excellent job security for those who can...

Excellent job security for those who can calibrate M bodies and lenses.

"After the first time sending my 75mm noctilux and M10 in for calibration it came back (3 months later) with some slight front...
Forum: Sony Alpha Mirrorless - All Models 11-20-2017
Replies: 36
Views: 2,711
Posted By MikeL
BTmarcais recommended the 55mm f1.8 to me, and...

BTmarcais recommended the 55mm f1.8 to me, and I've been very impressed with it. Super lens.
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 11-17-2017
Replies: 6
Views: 1,068
Posted By MikeL
Not cheap, but good work at Nippon Photoclinic in...

Not cheap, but good work at Nippon Photoclinic in NY.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-16-2017
Replies: 5
Views: 918
Posted By MikeL
Yeah, that doesnít look like separation but...

Yeah, that doesnít look like separation but rather fungus on the frameline mask glass. It will clean up nicely.
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 11-03-2017
Replies: 8
Views: 904
Posted By MikeL
My leaks looked like...

My leaks looked like Dan's.

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/showthread.php?threadid=161447

The only hard part is getting the old seals off. Just takes time and lighter fluid or something....
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-03-2017
Replies: 1,696
Views: 435,234
Posted By MikeL
Thanks Brett! Mike

Thanks Brett!
Mike
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 11-01-2017
Replies: 8
Views: 904
Posted By MikeL
I just replaced the seals on my 670 with the Aki...

I just replaced the seals on my 670 with the Aki Asahi kit. I didnít realize how loose my door was until I replaced the seals. Works great again!
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-22-2017
Replies: 52
Views: 12,846
Posted By MikeL
Same here. The Voigtlander finder made all the...

Same here.

The Voigtlander finder made all the difference for me. There's an old thread somewhere where I showed the difference in what you see with the later Hasselblad finder and the Voigtlander....
Forum: DIYS Modifications 10-22-2017
Replies: 11
Views: 2,040
Posted By MikeL
Super, Jon!

Super, Jon!
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 10-21-2017
Replies: 86
Views: 6,125
Posted By MikeL
Anything written on the backing transfers to the...

Anything written on the backing transfers to the negative. My last pro pack of Tmax 400 had this. Threw out the last two rolls. I'm off Kodak 120 films until I can count on it.
Forum: Nikon RF 10-16-2017
Replies: 436
Views: 84,099
Posted By MikeL
Random and digital, but from the 35mm...

Random and digital, but from the 35mm f1.8.

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4464/37028237444_0cf6885e4c_z.jpg


https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4459/23885076208_6bbb977852_z.jpg
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-15-2017
Replies: 62
Views: 5,999
Posted By MikeL
It's all about getting a good one. I had multiple...

It's all about getting a good one. I had multiple troubles with an MP. My impression, and just an impression from one MP, was that the tolerances seemed almost too tight. It felt super solid and...
Forum: RFF News 10-10-2017
Replies: 160
Views: 11,693
Posted By MikeL
A solution in search of a problem. Kickstarter...

A solution in search of a problem.

Kickstarter indeed.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 10-06-2017
Replies: 28
Views: 1,932
Posted By MikeL
Very nice Roland. Looks like the puppies had a...

Very nice Roland. Looks like the puppies had a good time too!
Forum: Sony Alpha Mirrorless - All Models 09-25-2017
Replies: 62
Views: 6,755
Posted By MikeL
Hi Landberg, before you do any modification, see...

Hi Landberg, before you do any modification, see if your lenses work to your satisfaction. I have 1st version 28mm Elmarit that all the internet experts would say should perform badly due to the rear...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 09-19-2017
Replies: 1,414
Views: 476,818
Posted By MikeL
It's interesting we see different things. To my...

It's interesting we see different things. To my eyes, your photos show darker corners in he v1.

And as stated above in the thread, I haven't had curvature in the field with multiple v2 copies nor...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 09-18-2017
Replies: 185
Views: 12,094
Posted By MikeL
:D And thanks everyone for all the good tips in...

:D

And thanks everyone for all the good tips in the thread, I've been fighting my C41 scans, using a Leitz stand, but will try again!
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 09-18-2017
Replies: 185
Views: 12,094
Posted By MikeL
Oops. I usually know better than to look past the...

Oops. I usually know better than to look past the first page on these threads.
Mods, maybe time this thread could use a CLA?

Rule No. 1 - No "Flaming"
1) You will not post any messages to the forum...
Forum: Nikon RF 09-13-2017
Replies: 56
Views: 3,988
Posted By MikeL
So incestuous. Similar to genes, it's less like...

So incestuous.
Similar to genes, it's less like a lens pool around here and more like a lens puddle.
Forum: Nikon RF 09-07-2017
Replies: 56
Views: 3,988
Posted By MikeL
UK seller, I think it was listed for $1900 but...

UK seller, I think it was listed for $1900 but not sure it sold. It had a scratch on the rear element and oil on the blades.
Forum: Nikon RF 09-07-2017
Replies: 56
Views: 3,988
Posted By MikeL
182803, no C, on ebay

182803, no C, on ebay
Forum: Nikon RF 09-06-2017
Replies: 56
Views: 3,988
Posted By MikeL
Okay, I'll keep quiet! And regarding Golden-gai,...

Okay, I'll keep quiet! And regarding Golden-gai, Gabor was in way worse shape than I was from too much shōchū. At least I still had my pants.

On a less serious note, I have 182511 with no C and in...
Forum: Nikon RF 09-05-2017
Replies: 56
Views: 3,988
Posted By MikeL
Funny you should say that. Most folks don't know...

Funny you should say that.
Most folks don't know this, but when Jon was on the professional wrestling circuit he was known as Johnny The Maniac Manjiro. Not the biggest guy out there, but one of the...
Forum: Scale Focus 35's 09-05-2017
Replies: 37
Views: 2,314
Posted By MikeL
For a scale focus camera, I like using a Leica...

For a scale focus camera, I like using a Leica Standard with either a small 28mm or 35mm lens and external finder. I found a good finder worth the bulk over smaller scale focus camera options. Not...
Forum: Travel 08-23-2017
Replies: 6
Views: 1,051
Posted By MikeL
Love the tunnel shot Will!

Love the tunnel shot Will!
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 08-23-2017
Replies: 23
Views: 2,858
Posted By MikeL
I use a BEOON with and A7 and a 50mm EL Nikkor...

I use a BEOON with and A7 and a 50mm EL Nikkor for black and white. To maximize 120 coverage I bought a set of extension tubes and played around with the distance, but it works great. I use Sony's...
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-21-2017
Replies: 112
Views: 6,434
Posted By MikeL
Thanks Roland. No sun on this side of the bay....

Thanks Roland. No sun on this side of the bay.

I'm impressed that the goverment pulled off this 'eclipse' conspiracy. Still not sure how they were able to block off the sun like that. The sun must...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 07-20-2017
Replies: 386
Views: 36,473
Posted By MikeL
The wide open shots look a lot like those from...

The wide open shots look a lot like those from the Zunow I had. Looks like more contrast and a little less swirl, but with the same stretched sonnar funk.
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 07-18-2017
Replies: 439
Views: 34,631
Posted By MikeL
Tele Rolleiflex double, China Camp, San Rafael,...

Tele Rolleiflex double, China Camp, San Rafael, CA
https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1552/23848001410_9bd6b23f25_z.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-18-2017
Replies: 254
Views: 16,287
Posted By MikeL
https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4318/35624729500_e6...

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4318/35624729500_e65b8e1048_b.jpg
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 07-09-2017
Replies: 411
Views: 16,801
Posted By MikeL
For my needs, film does what I need it to do.

For my needs, film does what I need it to do.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 06-18-2017
Replies: 86
Views: 9,172
Posted By MikeL
Excellent summary dreamsandart! That sums up my...

Excellent summary dreamsandart!
That sums up my experience as well. I had a V1 that looked hardly used but was a dog in terms of flare and it didn't resolved well (relative to the version 2 I had)...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 06-16-2017
Replies: 3
Views: 926
Posted By MikeL
Hari, there's a thread on this somewhere if you...

Hari, there's a thread on this somewhere if you wish to do it yourself. I tried a couple things but ended up liking a simple silk ribbon.
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 06-10-2017
Replies: 12
Views: 2,003
Posted By MikeL
Hi Dan, had the same problem on my 670. On mine,...

Hi Dan, had the same problem on my 670. On mine, I had to replace the seals 2x before it cleared up. I think the light was creeping at the hinge side of the back. Once I adjusted the seals there it...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 06-10-2017
Replies: 117
Views: 67,095
Posted By MikeL
Jsrockit, you sure seem to 'care' about film and...

Jsrockit, you sure seem to 'care' about film and film cameras. Is this how you get as many posts as you do?
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 06-04-2017
Replies: 43
Views: 2,516
Posted By MikeL
I had a hardly used V1 that came with an M4 (the...

I had a hardly used V1 that came with an M4 (the M4 was like new too). It had zero haze on the lens. I wanted to like it but it flared too much for me. Pretty sharp stopped down though, especially in...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 06-03-2017
Replies: 88
Views: 5,673
Posted By MikeL
I was going to modify a M cam arm so that the...

I was going to modify a M cam arm so that the S-mount 35mm f1.8 would clear on a S-M adapter. A friend had some parts, and I'd rather bugger a cam arm than the lens shroud. And the arm would still...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-02-2017
Replies: 30
Views: 3,995
Posted By MikeL
MP = chicken parts is parts...

MP = chicken

parts is parts (https://youtu.be/y_oem9BqUTI)
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 03-29-2017
Replies: 91
Views: 8,690
Posted By MikeL
What he said. I wouldn't consider myself...

What he said.

I wouldn't consider myself experienced, and it took me about 10 min to get a top plate off with the right tools (from microtools).
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 03-22-2017
Replies: 42
Views: 4,468
Posted By MikeL
Yeah, I'll stick with my Pentax 55/1.8. It's...

Yeah, I'll stick with my Pentax 55/1.8. It's cheaper than the 58/1.4G, has MF, about the same facial distortion close up, focuses closer, etc. I suspect that people buying anything that ends with...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-26-2017
Replies: 213
Views: 24,413
Posted By MikeL
You mean this...

You mean this place?

https://c1.staticflickr.com/4/3931/33136711175_df89280d87_z.jpg
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-06-2017
Replies: 13
Views: 1,082
Posted By MikeL
I've been happpy pushing with XTOL, but at stock....

I've been happpy pushing with XTOL, but at stock.
Some old stuff- http://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=116789
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 02-03-2017
Replies: 25
Views: 3,160
Posted By MikeL
You had plenty of shochu too! (I thought I showed...

You had plenty of shochu too! (I thought I showed you two the back that is all scraped up from the slide)

I never did find my 670 case that also fell out, Jon thinks it is still in Kodoji lost and...
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 02-03-2017
Replies: 25
Views: 3,160
Posted By MikeL
It's fragile if you were to bang it hard while...

It's fragile if you were to bang it hard while extended, it can't take the abuse something like a Pentax 67 can. I don't use it for reportage, so I don't need it available in an instant. But it's...
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 02-03-2017
Replies: 25
Views: 3,160
Posted By MikeL
The 67/670 is a brick when folded and can take...

The 67/670 is a brick when folded and can take plenty of abuse. I've used it and a SWC as my travel cameras for years. On my last trip to Japan, my 670 fell out of my bag, off a Kodoji bar stool, and...
Forum: Nikon RF 01-14-2017
Replies: 69
Views: 6,566
Posted By MikeL
Thanks Jon for efforts, always fun. When I get...

Thanks Jon for efforts, always fun.
When I get some time I'll put together a comparison of the 3.5 cm w-nikkor, pre-asph summilux, and hopefully Iron Riders 35 nokton and ultron for sh-ts and giggles.
Forum: Nikon RF 01-13-2017
Replies: 69
Views: 6,566
Posted By MikeL
The old one used lanthanum glass, which yellows...

The old one used lanthanum glass, which yellows over time. And I think they changed the formula to deal with the different glass used in the re-issue. My color shots have a warm tint to them similar...
Forum: Nikon RF 01-13-2017
Replies: 69
Views: 6,566
Posted By MikeL
Lens 1 has old glass (lanthanum)? (I see the...

Lens 1 has old glass (lanthanum)?
(I see the color tint on mine.)
Forum: Tom Abrahamsson of RapidWinder.com 01-06-2017
Replies: 354
Sticky: RIP Tom A
Views: 54,405
Posted By MikeL
Godspeed Tom. We'll observe your Nikon...

Godspeed Tom.
We'll observe your Nikon Rangefinder Month each February in your honor.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-28-2016
Replies: 47
Views: 4,506
Posted By MikeL
Some ebayers can paint your camera to look old,...

Some ebayers can paint your camera to look old, and also paint some original documents to go with yours.
Double prizes!
Forum: Nikon Historical Society 11-20-2016
Replies: 13
Views: 3,280
Posted By MikeL
I might get it, strip the chrome, paint it black,...

I might get it, strip the chrome, paint it black, and put green leatherette on it. That'd be cool!
Forum: Nikon RF 10-29-2016
Replies: 436
Views: 84,099
Posted By MikeL
Good man, Jon, and good photos! :)

Good man, Jon, and good photos!
:)
Forum: Nikon RF 10-29-2016
Replies: 436
Views: 84,099
Posted By MikeL
Jon, could you please say hi to my girlfriend at...

Jon, could you please say hi to my girlfriend at Omen?
Thanks,
Mike
Forum: RFF News 10-26-2016
Replies: 34
Views: 4,288
Posted By MikeL
For all mods, In nomine Patris, et Filii, et...

For all mods,

In nomine Patris, et Filii, et Spiritus Sancti.....
Forum: RFF Polls 10-22-2016
Replies: 144
Views: 24,209
Posted By MikeL
Too much salt in the sweat, could lead to...

Too much salt in the sweat, could lead to flaring.

Stick to tshirt plus distilled virgin tears.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 10-22-2016
Replies: 211
Views: 26,483
Posted By MikeL
No doubt. Who needs an f5.6 lens these days...

No doubt.

Who needs an f5.6 lens these days with the light gathering capability of today's sensors?

Freakin f5.6 bokeh fetishistas.

I'm better and more practical since I stick to f8 lenses...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-08-2016
Replies: 53
Views: 6,499
Posted By MikeL
I hear ya Joe, here's my take. I had an M3 that...

I hear ya Joe, here's my take. I had an M3 that came without a spool. I could load film in it and advance the film until it bunched up in the opening. When it bunched up, it came of the cogs. I see...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-07-2016
Replies: 53
Views: 6,499
Posted By MikeL
The tulip shouldn't be pulling, it's just for...

The tulip shouldn't be pulling, it's just for holding the film. The cogs that engage the holes do the work. If the tulip is pulling the film the camera isn't working right (cogs not engaging or...
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 06-29-2016
Replies: 51
Views: 3,750
Posted By MikeL
Nice Papercut. For me, SWC.

Nice Papercut.

For me, SWC.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-18-2016
Replies: 41
Views: 2,966
Posted By MikeL
I like the 0.85 M6 with a 35mm but I use it with...

I like the 0.85 M6 with a 35mm but I use it with both eyes open. With one eye I can see all edges of the framelines but nothing outside.

One thing that drew me to rangefinders (especially the...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 06-04-2016
Replies: 16
Views: 1,683
Posted By MikeL
Very cool Roland! Livin the life! I did research...

Very cool Roland! Livin the life!

I did research in Eagle Lake and Pine Creek 20 years past. Wonderful area, thank you for the photos!
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-23-2016
Replies: 308
Views: 37,345
Posted By MikeL
After talking with Sug last year I started using...

After talking with Sug last year I started using a BEOON for quick scans of 120 film.

I place the negatives between the light table and a piece of acetate. Keeps em flat and I don't worry about...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 05-23-2016
Replies: 73
Views: 6,099
Posted By MikeL
From that reasoning every lens made with the...

From that reasoning every lens made with the limited information at the time is a goof.

And folks might consider one persons data point, whether good (one copy of a steel rim) or bad (one copy of...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 05-21-2016
Replies: 73
Views: 6,099
Posted By MikeL
Iron rider, please pick up the white courtesy...

Iron rider, please pick up the white courtesy telephone...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 05-04-2016
Replies: 103
Views: 16,411
Posted By MikeL
Hektor on Sony A7,...

Hektor on Sony A7, Nephew

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7356/26541986050_ab08b006b5_b.jpg
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-02-2016
Replies: 148
Views: 11,943
Posted By MikeL
SWC and Plaubel 670 The lenses work and the...

SWC and Plaubel 670

The lenses work and the ergonomics feel comfortable to me (for some reason). Nothing gets in the way.
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 04-30-2016
Replies: 234
Views: 25,382
Posted By MikeL
Sometimes I forget how much better our pictures...

Sometimes I forget how much better our pictures are with all the advantages of digital. Whew!
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-20-2016
Replies: 70
Views: 33,792
Posted By MikeL
I had a V1 pre-asph summilux with goggles and no...

I had a V1 pre-asph summilux with goggles and no haze. It didn't resolve any better than my late V2 and the V1 flared worse with bright lights. Maybe it was sample variation, but I didn't see any...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-24-2016
Replies: 41
Views: 4,406
Posted By MikeL
If there was a way to disable the alarm-timer...

If there was a way to disable the alarm-timer thingy that my pocket seemed to always turn on I woulda stayed with the digisix.
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 02-09-2016
Replies: 69
Views: 7,717
Posted By MikeL
I think the statements on price are constructive...

I think the statements on price are constructive criticism. Or at least constructive in helping folks think before wasting their money.




That's not the point of the thread. This one is about the...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 02-08-2016
Replies: 69
Views: 7,717
Posted By MikeL
I've been using a Leitz BEOON ($100) with digital...

I've been using a Leitz BEOON ($100) with digital camera mount adapter ($25) (for the camera I already had) and light box ($75). I'd be happy to sell my unit for $850, half off their price, if anyone...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-31-2016
Replies: 213
Views: 24,413
Posted By MikeL
Tokyo with...

Tokyo with swc
Kodoji
https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8030/8006801093_3b030d224b_z.jpg

Shinkansen
https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7041/6817380972_8a5278147f_z.jpg
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-23-2016
Replies: 154
Views: 51,600
Posted By MikeL
Following Brian's...

Following Brian's theme....


https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5180/5587308815_8490353089_b.jpg



https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2510/3958223259_156d6f5dca_z.jpg
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 01-17-2016
Replies: 336
Views: 83,741
Posted By MikeL
Nice efforts quejai! I have similar thoughts as...

Nice efforts quejai!

I have similar thoughts as Erland. If the optical modules are light, you might think about a single belt (rather than one that loops around a bearing, doubling its length) that...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 01-15-2016
Replies: 50
Views: 5,938
Posted By MikeL
Was looking on popflash for something else, and I...

Was looking on popflash for something else, and I saw he had one for $9400 WITH the 35mm lens. Gone now.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-15-2016
Replies: 108
Views: 73,780
Posted By MikeL
That Jon guy gets around.... Gabor, Jon (hiding...

That Jon guy gets around....

Gabor, Jon (hiding from police), and Maiku
https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7179/6811887244_60ddc51f78_z.jpg
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 01-15-2016
Replies: 104
Views: 10,030
Posted By MikeL
One factor in your choice might be minimum...

One factor in your choice might be minimum focusing distance. I sometimes like the funk of the pre-asph summilux and don't mind the longer minimum focusing distance, most of the time.
Forum: Sony Alpha / NEX News / General Discussion 01-08-2016
Replies: 24
Views: 4,151
Posted By MikeL
yeah, FLE shouldn't matter since it is working...

yeah, FLE shouldn't matter since it is working off the sensor and not changing the aperture. But it seems like accuracy would get squishier with stopping down. But maybe it wouldn't matter if it gets...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 01-05-2016
Replies: 28
Views: 6,812
Posted By MikeL
JChrome, sorry you didn't get this post earlier,...

JChrome, sorry you didn't get this post earlier, might have saved you some work (but it sounds like you had fun!):

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/showpost.php?p=1709678&postcount=15

I...
Forum: Fuji Digital General Discussion 12-30-2015
Replies: 73
Views: 6,403
Posted By MikeL
My photos appreciate your, and Ken's, knowledge,...

My photos appreciate your, and Ken's, knowledge, Mr. splitimageview!
;)



Thank you Iron Rider for putting in the effort! Beer's on me next meet and I'll bring my bestest camera.
Forum: Fuji Digital General Discussion 12-30-2015
Replies: 73
Views: 6,403
Posted By MikeL
Will someone just tell me best camera? I only...

Will someone just tell me best camera?
I only want to use best camera for my photos.
For best photos internets tell me I need best camera and lens roadmap.
Confused on lens roadmap for X100...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-17-2015
Replies: 48
Views: 2,926
Posted By MikeL
If you have to get it off, and turning it on a...

If you have to get it off, and turning it on a rubber mat doesn't work, I've done what Roland mentioned. Use a file to make 2 grooves on each side, then place the file in the grooves and twist it off.
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 12-16-2015
Replies: 42
Views: 4,591
Posted By MikeL
Related, but different, has anyone entered...

Related, but different, has anyone entered anything in this years contest?

Pavel Jerdanowitch Painting Contest (http://reverent.org/painting_contest_entries_2014.html)
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 12-15-2015
Replies: 14
Views: 4,288
Posted By MikeL
Great info Jon, thanks

Great info Jon, thanks
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 11-17-2015
Replies: 34
Views: 4,547
Posted By MikeL
Jon, I had two summars with good barrels and...

Jon, I had two summars with good barrels and clean glass. One was coated. I compared both and couldn't see a difference on color film in different conditions.
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 11-16-2015
Replies: 53
Views: 9,840
Posted By MikeL
KM-25, unless you'd appreciate a quieter shutter,...

KM-25, unless you'd appreciate a quieter shutter, I wouldn't bother. The differences are too small to me.
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 11-08-2015
Replies: 54
Views: 8,910
Posted By MikeL
Ben Hogan said something along the lines of you...

Ben Hogan said something along the lines of you learn it "in the dirt". Some took this meaning that you just need to practice a ton.
What became clear was yeah, Hogan worked in the dirt, but it was...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 11-06-2015
Replies: 52
Views: 4,529
Posted By MikeL
I've had some lenses with blades just as shiny...

I've had some lenses with blades just as shiny but never ones with shiny insides.
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-06-2015
Replies: 99
Views: 7,167
Posted By MikeL
I want a pink Hello Kitty M6TTL.

I want a pink Hello Kitty M6TTL.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 11-05-2015
Replies: 12
Views: 1,524
Posted By MikeL
Thanks Mr. Fibble, I shoulda looked at the...

Thanks Mr. Fibble, I shoulda looked at the conversion thread first.

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/showpost.php?p=834558&postcount=16
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 11-05-2015
Replies: 12
Views: 1,524
Posted By MikeL
!

It looks like the Standard I have that had been upgraded to a III, but mine has the normal III shutter dial.

I haven't seen a III top plate with the IIIf shutter speed dial and markings. And the...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-23-2015
Replies: 22
Views: 1,628
Posted By MikeL
As always, it depends on what an individual likes...

As always, it depends on what an individual likes to do (or to) with their cameras.

Form and function?
:-)
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-23-2015
Replies: 22
Views: 1,628
Posted By MikeL
Of the first, do no harm philosophy, a famous...

Of the first, do no harm philosophy, a famous baseball glove repairer told me "only put on leather what you'd put on your skin". Yes, you might need to apply it more often, but it will do the job and...
Forum: Leica SL 10-23-2015
Replies: 184
Views: 16,438
Posted By MikeL
Godfrey, just ignore the trolls. When someone...

Godfrey, just ignore the trolls. When someone posts 13 times in a thread on something they don't like, there are issues you can't reason with. Just ignore.

I like the looks of it. I might get one. :)
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 07-27-2015
Replies: 23
Views: 3,990
Posted By MikeL
Hopefully it works better than a family members...

Hopefully it works better than a family members Nikor 4x5 that I borrowed. I used it three times and couldn't get the right agitation for even development. Likely user error, but that was enough for...
Forum: Leica Q / CL/ T / X Series 06-10-2015
Replies: 222
Views: 21,357
Posted By MikeL
I like the red dot on the front so I can use my...

I like the red dot on the front so I can use my gaffers tape.
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 05-13-2015
Replies: 160
Views: 14,508
Posted By MikeL
What I see in Garry Winogrand's photos is how he...

What I see in Garry Winogrand's photos is how he took things that interested him- women, humor, situations like public events, animals at the zoo, people on the street- and tried to capture them in...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 04-14-2015
Replies: 126
Views: 8,675
Posted By MikeL
Leica makes nice lenses. Maybe do one thing well...

Leica makes nice lenses. Maybe do one thing well and make them for other mounts.
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 03-15-2015
Replies: 14
Views: 5,239
Posted By MikeL
Great lens. After a few minutes you won't notice...

Great lens.

After a few minutes you won't notice the unusual knob. I don't find it any different than using the knob on a rolleiflex or on a lens.

Did I mention it has a great lens?
Forum: Travel 03-08-2015
Replies: 69
Views: 10,805
Posted By MikeL
Welcome back Phil! Of the locals, I'd recommend...

Welcome back Phil!

Of the locals, I'd recommend steering clear of Robert (Honus), Kent (Kdemas), and John (Agi). All three frequently have police tailing them for one reason or another. The rest,...
Forum: RFF Polls 01-27-2015
Replies: 120
Views: 13,651
Posted By MikeL
Pentax 105mm for 6x7

Pentax 105mm for 6x7
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 01-01-2015
Replies: 49
Views: 4,472
Posted By MikeL
This happened with 2 M4s and 1 M4P I had. Not...

This happened with 2 M4s and 1 M4P I had. Not much data to go on, but I won't get an M4 in the future.
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 12-30-2014
Replies: 74
Views: 9,833
Posted By MikeL
"My better half" You ain't kiddin! :)

"My better half"

You ain't kiddin!

:)
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-20-2014
Replies: 21
Views: 2,537
Posted By MikeL
I picked up a used one that had been dropped, so...

I picked up a used one that had been dropped, so I wasn't too concerned about resale. Used ones seem to go for a few hundred more than normal M6s here in the states, so if you like the finder, might...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 12-20-2014
Replies: 391
Views: 66,594
Posted By MikeL
For some reason, the longer I wait, the better...

For some reason, the longer I wait, the better (in general) and cheaper (relative to Leica) the alternatives get.

I'll keep waiting with my still functioning M6. :)
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 12-14-2014
Replies: 27
Views: 11,172
Posted By MikeL
So no Vesuvios?

So no Vesuvios?
Forum: Optics Theory - 10-01-2014
Replies: 12
Views: 2,564
Posted By MikeL
Hi Alex, Here's an old thread that may have...

Hi Alex,
Here's an old thread that may have relevant information.

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=55500&page=2
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-03-2014
Replies: 33
Views: 3,663
Posted By MikeL
I agree with iron rider, that doesn't seem like a...

I agree with iron rider, that doesn't seem like a different set of framelines peeking in. Looks like a reflection.

Jack, when you move the frameline selector slightly, does the extra line disappear?
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 02-13-2014
Replies: 1,696
Views: 435,234
Posted By MikeL
Kosta, I carry a Plaubel to travel compact, and...

Kosta, I carry a Plaubel to travel compact, and the Pentax 67 when I need to remind myself I'm a man. I love the lenses on both.
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 01-08-2014
Replies: 50
Views: 14,225
Posted By MikeL
Hi Brian, with the F series, the screen is pushed...

Hi Brian, with the F series, the screen is pushed down towards the mirror onto the frame. The camera frame sets the distance the focusing part of the screen (the rough surface) is from the mirror and...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 01-08-2014
Replies: 50
Views: 14,225
Posted By MikeL
Doc, as long as you limit the number of Yebisu...

Doc, as long as you limit the number of Yebisu while doing the conversion, you'll be fine. Actually, assuming H. Fleenor just shimmed the hood/screen upwards, you could imbibe all you want.

Included...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 01-08-2014
Replies: 50
Views: 14,225
Posted By MikeL
This was true for me too with a 2.8E. I went back...

This was true for me too with a 2.8E. I went back to the original screen. While the corners were dark in low light, it was worth the ease of focusing.

I have a 2.8F now, and the original screen for...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 01-07-2014
Replies: 13
Views: 2,599
Posted By MikeL
Tyler, Vince Lupo might be worth contacting if he...

Tyler, Vince Lupo might be worth contacting if he doesn't find this thread soon.

mooly winder (http://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/showpost.php?p=1845787&postcount=8)
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-22-2013
Replies: 10
Views: 1,282
Posted By MikeL
My guess is you'll be fine most of the time. Most...

My guess is you'll be fine most of the time. Most of the cops I know and have interacted with could care less about what photographers are doing.
It's the 10% jerks, whether cops, or photographers...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-21-2013
Replies: 8
Views: 1,735
Posted By MikeL
The lack of a level horizon totally ruined the...

The lack of a level horizon totally ruined the image for me. They'll need to rotate the canvas, which will lead to cropping, to get it level, and I don't believe in cropping.
Further, they are...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 12-09-2013
Replies: 15
Views: 8,593
Posted By MikeL
Whenever I hear that aperture blades matter I...

Whenever I hear that aperture blades matter I think of this:

We're doing 5 blades (http://www.theonion.com/articles/-everything-were-doing-five-blades,11056/)

Edit: Thanks JPD, word censors got me.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-09-2013
Replies: 99
Views: 19,632
Posted By MikeL
I'm logging into the archives to verify that....I...

I'm logging into the archives to verify that....I remember Doc when you said.....;)


Sounds like you got a good one Jonathan!
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-09-2013
Replies: 19
Views: 1,585
Posted By MikeL
Another option Lauffray, is to use liquid...

Another option Lauffray, is to use liquid electrical tape. A thin layer on my Nikon S2 eyepiece stopped the scratching.
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 12-01-2013
Replies: 7
Views: 1,703
Posted By MikeL
For me, replacing the foam on the camera (versus...

For me, replacing the foam on the camera (versus the back) did the trick. The foam had gone stiff and was no longer resilient.
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 12-01-2013
Replies: 7
Views: 1,703
Posted By MikeL
Hi DK, How does the light seal foam look like on...

Hi DK,
How does the light seal foam look like on the back of the camera. My 670 recently developed a similar leak (a band that went 3/4 across the frame) as the foam lost its spring-back. In my case,...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 11-25-2013
Replies: 22
Views: 3,041
Posted By MikeL
No purpose, just the usual MO at RFF! :D Nice...

No purpose, just the usual MO at RFF! :D

Nice photo Godfrey.
Forum: Off Topic 09-21-2013
Replies: 127
Views: 6,274
Posted By MikeL
That's why corporate welfare, roughly double that...

That's why corporate welfare, roughly double that spent on 'social' welfare programs, really irritates me. As someone all for balanced budgets (long term, since some social programs like the GI Bill...
Forum: Off Topic 09-21-2013
Replies: 127
Views: 6,274
Posted By MikeL
Exactly. Buckley cautioned about this happening....

Exactly. Buckley cautioned about this happening. As a fiscal conservative, it has been hard for me to watch the loss of dialogue.
Forum: Off Topic 09-21-2013
Replies: 127
Views: 6,274
Posted By MikeL
What argument Al? I stopped blaming others for...

What argument Al?

I stopped blaming others for my problems when I was like, 8.

Edit: I see now, when you went called for the mods, you thought the name calling was directed at specific members?
Forum: Off Topic 09-21-2013
Replies: 127
Views: 6,274
Posted By MikeL
Black and white is so much easier for the...

Black and white is so much easier for the certain-minded.
Forum: Off Topic 09-21-2013
Replies: 127
Views: 6,274
Posted By MikeL
It's sad to see conservative Americans becomes...

It's sad to see conservative Americans becomes such whiny little bitches. These (the whiny little bitches) are not the people my Uncle and Father fought for....
Forum: Travel 08-24-2013
Replies: 51
Views: 4,446
Posted By MikeL
That sounds great. Just not Tuesday when Good...

That sounds great. Just not Tuesday when Good Luck is closed. And maybe we can coordinate again if jpa66 wants to meet up.

I haven't been to 540 since Alan was still in town and we all met up. I do...
Forum: RFF Polls 08-24-2013
Replies: 291
Views: 26,131
Posted By MikeL
Street photography is about as dead as the...

Street photography is about as dead as the likelihood of new threads or posts about the death of street photography.
Forum: Travel 08-23-2013
Replies: 51
Views: 4,446
Posted By MikeL
I used to have a loop through CT, hitting...

I used to have a loop through CT, hitting specific shops for the thing each shop did best. Best, of course, was and still is, of course, hotly debated amongst family.

Now, my loop is on Clement,...
Forum: Travel 08-22-2013
Replies: 51
Views: 4,446
Posted By MikeL
My family calls it House of...

My family calls it House of White-folks-standing-in-line.




And I can't speak for others, but if my family is in the Chinese restaurant, it may have nothing to do with it being the 'real deal', and...
Forum: RFF Polls 08-18-2013
Replies: 140
Views: 46,664
Posted By MikeL
This thread reminds me that I need to work on...

This thread reminds me that I need to work on caring more about internet posts. I've been totally wrong in my approach!
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 08-13-2013
Replies: 202
Views: 17,025
Posted By MikeL
2006...

2006 (http://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/archive/index.php/t-30314.html)

And unfortunately, that RayPA guy keeps coming back!
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 08-13-2013
Replies: 191
Views: 102,113
Posted By MikeL
He's back! :D

He's back! :D
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 08-13-2013
Replies: 191
Views: 102,113
Posted By MikeL
Free Valdemar! :) Hard to not recognize his...

Free Valdemar! :)

Hard to not recognize his posts.



Speaking of the volatile who would come and go, what happened to Bill Mattocks?
Forum: Travel 07-25-2013
Replies: 17
Views: 2,122
Posted By MikeL
I did the hike in the 90s and had a great time. I...

I did the hike in the 90s and had a great time. I loved all of it, so I don't have any specific must-sees. I think the most fun was all the people I met on the hike, people from all over the globe....
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 06-24-2013
Replies: 43
Views: 3,754
Posted By MikeL
Don't stop Roland!

Don't stop Roland!
Forum: Off Topic 06-24-2013
Replies: 88
Views: 13,272
Posted By MikeL
I'm with Turtle here. I'd go to Sean Reid's site...

I'm with Turtle here. I'd go to Sean Reid's site if I want 'real world' data, and I'd go to the others for 'real world' enthusiasm.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-20-2013
Replies: 68
Views: 7,326
Posted By MikeL
Whoa, Frank, it never entered my mind that the...

Whoa, Frank, it never entered my mind that the two might be the same person. Interesting....
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-19-2013
Replies: 68
Views: 7,326
Posted By MikeL
Waiting for jsrocket to defend digital.....

Waiting for jsrocket to defend digital.....
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 06-12-2013
Replies: 12
Views: 17,230
Posted By MikeL
Nice work Atom, the view looks good.

Nice work Atom, the view looks good.
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-17-2013
Replies: 98
Views: 8,355
Posted By MikeL
I like fish tongue and fish cheek.

I like fish tongue and fish cheek.
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-17-2013
Replies: 98
Views: 8,355
Posted By MikeL
Ibarionex Perello seems like a good photographer....

Ibarionex Perello seems like a good photographer. Does anyone know what camera he uses? I want to use best camera like Ibarionex.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-07-2013
Replies: 29
Views: 3,130
Posted By MikeL
Was he in Expendables II as well?

Was he in Expendables II as well?
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 04-05-2013
Replies: 28
Views: 2,039
Posted By MikeL
Greatest quest, ultimate goal with images and...

Greatest quest, ultimate goal with images and gear= not be bored.
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-04-2013
Replies: 86
Views: 6,352
Posted By MikeL
She misses his greater crime, his exploitation of...

She misses his greater crime, his exploitation of zoo animals. Not asking the wolf or bear or walrus for photo release is like shooting them in the gut with a buffalo rifle.

Where's PETA when you...
Forum: Digital Compacts 03-31-2013
Replies: 62
Views: 4,944
Posted By MikeL
You mean they didn't include a test photo of a...

You mean they didn't include a test photo of a random house with accompanying 100%, 200%, and 300% crops of a porch light?

The nerve...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-20-2013
Replies: 42
Views: 3,256
Posted By MikeL
Roger, quit being so hard on yourself. ;)

Roger, quit being so hard on yourself.
;)
Forum: Nikon RF 03-19-2013
Replies: 15
Views: 1,379
Posted By MikeL
Who's willing to see what happens with Explorer?

Who's willing to see what happens with Explorer?
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 03-19-2013
Replies: 72
Views: 9,071
Posted By MikeL
Mr. Dave, this doesn't help. I don't want good...

Mr. Dave, this doesn't help. I don't want good camera or sh*t camera. I want best camera.




Iron rider understand me. Good post. Helpful.
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-19-2013
Replies: 146
Poll: 28mm vs 35mm
Views: 23,180
Posted By MikeL
Huh, when we are at the bar, I always assumed one...

Huh, when we are at the bar, I always assumed one eye was checking out the waitress. Good to know!
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 03-19-2013
Replies: 72
Views: 9,071
Posted By MikeL
Come on rffers, I need to know what is the best...

Come on rffers, I need to know what is the best camera. M9 or M240? I only buy best camera, then feel good inside.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-18-2013
Replies: 107
Views: 12,792
Posted By MikeL
http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5249/5200908367_2886...

http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5249/5200908367_288622f27c_z.jpg
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-18-2013
Replies: 14
Views: 1,195
Posted By MikeL
With the bidet you have a nice rinse station.

With the bidet you have a nice rinse station.
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 03-14-2013
Replies: 62
Views: 5,698
Posted By MikeL
Thanks. My friends who are artists often ask what...

Thanks. My friends who are artists often ask what I see (or what questions come up) when looking at a river, and I do the same to them. I'm always curious....
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 03-14-2013
Replies: 62
Views: 5,698
Posted By MikeL
Don't know if this is reasonable/possible Fred,...

Don't know if this is reasonable/possible Fred, but could you mention what makes Gursky's work interesting for you?
Thanks,
Mike
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-14-2013
Replies: 1,696
Views: 435,234
Posted By MikeL
Tsiklonaut, I love the ESO image. Super.

Tsiklonaut, I love the ESO image. Super.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-13-2013
Replies: 8
Views: 912
Posted By MikeL
Gblader, I don't think you can get more in the...

Gblader, I don't think you can get more in the viewfinder than what is in the viewfinder (what you see through the 0.91 finder). It just looks smaller with the 0.85x add on. Not helpful, according to...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 03-11-2013
Replies: 135
Views: 13,030
Posted By MikeL
I don't understand why assessing performance (or...

I don't understand why assessing performance (or not assessing at all) with less rigor makes it 'real world'. One is about quantifying performance, and one is about showing photographs and writing...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 03-11-2013
Replies: 7
Views: 1,251
Posted By MikeL
Hi Dave, Sounds like it got squished. I had this...

Hi Dave,
Sounds like it got squished. I had this happen with one of my other meters, and I had to open it up, un-bend the needle so it would stop rubbing, and then everything was fine.
Forum: Digital Compacts 03-05-2013
Replies: 244
Views: 22,778
Posted By MikeL
For my photographs of people's backs, will the...

For my photographs of people's backs, will the full frame sensor of the Sony RX1 be worth the $1700 more than the Coolpix A costs? Thanks!
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-03-2013
Replies: 15
Views: 1,269
Posted By MikeL
Of course! And let me know if you find some...

Of course! And let me know if you find some Krukow dolls too!
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-03-2013
Replies: 15
Views: 1,269
Posted By MikeL
Kent, it is clear that our last intervention with...

Kent, it is clear that our last intervention with Jamie didn't help. He's still spending time on Amazon and ebay. And now, with your post, you are encouraging him to continue. Please think about your...
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