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Forum: Olympus RF 06-13-2017
Replies: 6
Views: 1,346
Posted By MRohlfing
The meter is great, nearly always spot-on with my...

The meter is great, nearly always spot-on with my chromes! I use a 1.5V battery with an adapter
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-13-2017
Replies: 32
Views: 1,466
Posted By MRohlfing
The ban seems to affect older Nikon SLRs only :D

The ban seems to affect older Nikon SLRs only :D
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-16-2017
Replies: 128
Views: 8,512
Posted By MRohlfing
Mamiya 6, Rolleiflex, Kodak Retina II, Leica M2,...

Mamiya 6, Rolleiflex, Kodak Retina II, Leica M2, Olympus OM-D EM5, Nikon F5

The ugliest shutter sound (more due to film transport than shutter):
Leica Minilux and Olympus AF-1 Twin
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-27-2016
Replies: 70
Views: 3,245
Posted By MRohlfing
You could still see REAL photographers on the...

You could still see REAL photographers on the streets, like this one in Mexico 1976:

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/10398/med_U10398I1480290516.SEQ.0.jpg

He was developing the...
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-21-2016
Replies: 45
Views: 2,906
Posted By MRohlfing
My Rolleiflex 3.5 Planar, ca. 1956 - still 2...

My Rolleiflex 3.5 Planar, ca. 1956 - still 2 years younger than me!
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 10-07-2016
Replies: 2
Views: 805
Posted By MRohlfing
Yes, I store ist in the scanner It is there for a...

Yes, I store ist in the scanner It is there for a few years already - no marks yet.

But I guess it depends on the material of the slide holder. I use a "Better Scanning" holder
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 08-23-2016
Replies: 10
Views: 1,794
Posted By MRohlfing
You have not yet seen the rangefinder of the...

You have not yet seen the rangefinder of the Mamiya 6
Forum: Yashica RF 07-11-2016
Replies: 36
Views: 3,869
Posted By MRohlfing
Olympus OM-2 and OM-4 do that, too. Don't know...

Olympus OM-2 and OM-4 do that, too. Don't know about the other OMs.
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-03-2016
Replies: 15
Views: 1,526
Posted By MRohlfing
When using the Olympus OM-2n take into account...

When using the Olympus OM-2n take into account that the camera has actually two metering systems. In automatic mode it starts metering after the mirror is up and 2 SBC sensors read the reflected...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-20-2015
Replies: 16
Views: 1,386
Posted By MRohlfing
I think you are right. I sell my stuff on Ebay...

I think you are right. I sell my stuff on Ebay (Austria/Germany), not on photography forums and I get much better results with good, well lit pictures.

I do not believe this is different in the...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-16-2015
Replies: 15
Views: 1,866
Posted By MRohlfing
If "S" is right exposure and "A" wrong exposure,...

If "S" is right exposure and "A" wrong exposure, this looks more like an electrical issue. "A" seems to use an additional CDS-cell behind the mirror:...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-25-2015
Replies: 27
Views: 3,964
Posted By MRohlfing
I got my Zenit E for my 16th birthday. It was...

I got my Zenit E for my 16th birthday.

It was my first SLR and I learned about aperture, exposure times and a lot more with it. It was all very, very interesting and fascinating.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 10-25-2015
Replies: 44
Views: 4,080
Posted By MRohlfing
Well, I try, too... But it does not work: 35mm,...

Well, I try, too... But it does not work: 35mm, medium format, color slides, B&W, different ISO, ....
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 10-25-2015
Replies: 44
Views: 4,080
Posted By MRohlfing
Well, I guess for a member of this forum it is...

Well, I guess for a member of this forum it is special - unless that member is a "digitalo"!

But it happens to me, too, that I forget a film in one of my 30 cameras and find out a few months later...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-25-2015
Replies: 27
Views: 3,964
Posted By MRohlfing
I forgot to mention the pre-set aperture on the...

I forgot to mention the pre-set aperture on the lens:
One ring to select the aperture, and another ring to open it (for focusing) and close it (for exposure). I hardly ever forgot to close it, but...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 10-25-2015
Replies: 44
Views: 4,080
Posted By MRohlfing
Makes me wonder.... .... how many cameras do you...

Makes me wonder....

.... how many cameras do you have? :D
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-24-2015
Replies: 27
Views: 3,964
Posted By MRohlfing
I had a Zenit-E with Helios-44 The lens was...

I had a Zenit-E with Helios-44

The lens was good, but the light meter could have been better. The range of shutter speeds is very limited: B, 1/30 - 1/500

And the viewfinder, oh yes, that...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-24-2015
Replies: 8,965
Views: 875,701
Posted By MRohlfing
The New Mamiya 6 and all three lenses 50/75/150!...

The New Mamiya 6 and all three lenses 50/75/150!

WOW, what a camera!
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-21-2015
Replies: 20
Views: 2,318
Posted By MRohlfing
Just prepare the working solution and put a drop...

Just prepare the working solution and put a drop on the film leader. If it turns black, give it a try.

No need to fix the test strip, of course! If the developer still works, the strip will turn...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 04-24-2015
Replies: 21
Views: 3,269
Posted By MRohlfing
I have one, but do not use it. I just was...

I have one, but do not use it. I just was fascinated by that thing, so I bought it

It is the old Gossen Sixticolor, does not need...
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-24-2014
Replies: 8,965
Views: 875,701
Posted By MRohlfing
Kodak Retina IIc in very nice condition The...

Kodak Retina IIc in very nice condition

The moment I came home with it my wife took it from me... :eek:

... and I will get it for Christmas! :D
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-12-2014
Replies: 677
Views: 50,492
Posted By MRohlfing
"Quite expensive to buy all that film. Digital is...

"Quite expensive to buy all that film. Digital is much cheaper! Just think.... with a pirate copy of photoshop..."

I should have answered: " If I steal the film it's not expensive at all!"
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 09-12-2014
Replies: 40
Views: 8,851
Posted By MRohlfing
Mine is not black, cost a little less than Euro...

Mine is not black, cost a little less than Euro 200 in a very good cosmetical condition, shutter curtains almost without wrinkles!

Works well, feels great, very solid, the rangefinder patch is good,...
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-12-2014
Replies: 49
Views: 7,853
Posted By MRohlfing
A lady looking at the screen of my Rolleiflex:...

A lady looking at the screen of my Rolleiflex: "Wow, it's color!"
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 09-09-2014
Replies: 22
Views: 2,824
Posted By MRohlfing
Don't try that with your Leica! :eek:

Don't try that with your Leica! :eek:
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 09-06-2014
Replies: 22
Views: 2,824
Posted By MRohlfing
Well, now my sweetest camera is gone... I...

Well, now my sweetest camera is gone...

I melted it and made a delicious camera cake :D
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 08-06-2014
Replies: 23
Views: 5,258
Posted By MRohlfing
Get the pre-war Rollei, shoot at it a few times...

Get the pre-war Rollei, shoot at it a few times and put it on Ebay with a nice war story about the camera.

You will make good money! :D
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-26-2014
Replies: 71
Views: 6,636
Posted By MRohlfing
The Minolta Rokkor 40mm f/2 is one of my alltime...

The Minolta Rokkor 40mm f/2 is one of my alltime favourite lenses.

If I had to use one lens only, it definitely would be this one. It brings up the 50mm framelines (at least, on my M2 it does). You...
Forum: Optics Theory - 07-24-2014
Replies: 18
Views: 2,644
Posted By MRohlfing
What does the lightmeter in the camera show when...

What does the lightmeter in the camera show when you open up from 2.8 to 2?

I guess the camera is an OM with focal plane shutter set to manual?
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-19-2014
Replies: 864
Views: 146,283
Posted By MRohlfing
My DK-17 arrived today. Thank you for the...

My DK-17 arrived today. Thank you for the hint!

Not bad at all! The magnification is really nice, though I have to press the camera somewhat against my glasses to see the whole frame. And it fits my...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-15-2014
Replies: 864
Views: 146,283
Posted By MRohlfing
Oh dear, you are a bad man! :D Today I have...

Oh dear, you are a bad man! :D Today I have ordered a DK-17
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 05-14-2014
Replies: 31
Views: 3,430
Posted By MRohlfing
I would take all Nikon and Leica and Voigtländer...

I would take all Nikon and Leica and Voigtländer and Bronica stuff and leave the rest where it is

Well, hmm, yes, I am no typical thief, more of a typical rangefinderforum guy
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-14-2014
Replies: 864
Views: 146,283
Posted By MRohlfing
Got my viewfinder DE-2 for my F3 today. Wow,...

Got my viewfinder DE-2 for my F3 today.

Wow, compared to the HP finder, it makes the F3 44g lighter! (DE-2 = 115g, DE-3 = 159g)

Don't know yet which of the two I like better. Though I wear glasses...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-14-2014
Replies: 8,965
Views: 875,701
Posted By MRohlfing
Nikon viewfinder DE-2 for my Nikon F3 I have the...

Nikon viewfinder DE-2 for my Nikon F3

I have the DE-3 HP finder, too - now I have to find out which I like better.
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-07-2014
Replies: 8,965
Views: 875,701
Posted By MRohlfing
A Nikon viewfinder DE-2 for my F3 and a grip for...

A Nikon viewfinder DE-2 for my F3 and a grip for my Bessa R3A
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 01-12-2014
Replies: 31
Views: 2,972
Posted By MRohlfing
Well, I guess due to my 25+ cameras, I do not...

Well, I guess due to my 25+ cameras, I do not practise enough with my Ikon :D
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 01-12-2014
Replies: 31
Views: 2,972
Posted By MRohlfing
I have an Ikon, should I get an M6 or M7?

Well, for me it's the opposite: I have an Ikon, should I get an M6 or M7? :confused:

I do not use my Ikon too often because in bright light it is difficult to see the shutter speed in the...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-09-2014
Replies: 59
Views: 5,251
Posted By MRohlfing
My Miranda Auto Sensorex EE back in the 1970's...

My Miranda Auto Sensorex EE back in the 1970's was switchable between A and S (Average and Spot). The viewfinder prism could be taken off and exchanged for 2 other finders
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-09-2014
Replies: 59
Views: 5,251
Posted By MRohlfing
A Bronica with the AE-III Prism Finder is...

A Bronica with the AE-III Prism Finder is switchable from full-area average metering to spot
metering
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 12-30-2013
Replies: 47
Views: 15,281
Posted By MRohlfing
15613086 (Black ZI, bought in 2009)

15613086 (Black ZI, bought in 2009)
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 12-23-2013
Replies: 9
Views: 915
Posted By MRohlfing
Yes, I tried (OM-D EM-5). The results were not...

Yes, I tried (OM-D EM-5). The results were not really bad, but can't in any way compete with the Nikon scanners. Worst thing is that there is no dust removal. You need lots of time fooling around in...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 12-09-2013
Replies: 38
Views: 8,136
Posted By MRohlfing
I had one for a short time, got the e02, had it...

I had one for a short time, got the e02, had it repaired, but sold it soon afterwards.

The lens is great, but mine missed focus about 1 of 3 times and I did not like the tiny viewfinder and just...
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 12-03-2013
Replies: 21
Views: 2,617
Posted By MRohlfing
Here's a new...

Here's a new one:

http://www.amazon.de/gp/product/B000RKZO3Q/ref=olp_product_details?ie=UTF8&me=&seller=
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-28-2013
Replies: 8,965
Views: 875,701
Posted By MRohlfing
A "Sumikom Zoom Lens EF 24-105 1:4" - I drink my...

A "Sumikom Zoom Lens EF 24-105 1:4" - I drink my tea out of it, and it keeps it warm quite well! :angel:
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-05-2013
Replies: 88
Views: 9,461
Posted By MRohlfing
Try Agfaphoto (some say there's Provia in there -...

Try Agfaphoto (some say there's Provia in there - at least it says "Made in Japan" on the box).

Even in Australia it is not so damn expensive:...
Forum: Olympus RF 04-30-2013
Replies: 13
Views: 3,272
Posted By MRohlfing
Well, if you set the camera to 'A', it WILL...

Well, if you set the camera to 'A', it WILL change exposure! If you set an f-stop manually, it will not.

If you change the ISO on a digital camera, of course, it will change the ISO of the 'film'...
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-26-2013
Replies: 8,965
Views: 875,701
Posted By MRohlfing
Olympus M.Zuiko digital 17mm 1.8 - lovely!

Olympus M.Zuiko digital 17mm 1.8 - lovely!
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-16-2013
Replies: 8,965
Views: 875,701
Posted By MRohlfing
50 color slide films (Agfaphoto)

50 color slide films (Agfaphoto)
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-07-2013
Replies: 121
Views: 13,683
Posted By MRohlfing
Visible clicks

Some time ago I started a thread "shutter clicks made visible".

The microphone was mounted on top of the cameras, so some of the camera vibration should be visible,...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-06-2013
Replies: 19
Views: 1,412
Posted By MRohlfing
Well, but you would see that at once after...

Well, but you would see that at once after developing, because the 'slide' would be a negative :D
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-05-2013
Replies: 16
Views: 1,067
Posted By MRohlfing
33

33 33 33 33 ...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 12-04-2012
Replies: 10
Views: 1,510
Posted By MRohlfing
Oh no! I will never let the goats come close to...

Oh no! I will never let the goats come close to my Rollei with its selenium meter!
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 12-03-2012
Replies: 4
Views: 719
Posted By MRohlfing
A thing you should know is that the Bessa...

A thing you should know is that the Bessa metering pattern is "lower-left-corner-weighted" (camera held horizontally), so when you hold it vertically the shutter release should be up - at least for...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-01-2012
Replies: 8,965
Views: 875,701
Posted By MRohlfing
Canon P !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! :) :) :)

Canon P !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! :) :) :)
Forum: Olympus RF 12-01-2012
Replies: 45
Views: 10,914
Posted By MRohlfing
I hope you threw the woman against the wall after...

I hope you threw the woman against the wall after that! :D
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-17-2012
Replies: 8,965
Views: 875,701
Posted By MRohlfing
Olympus OM Zuiko 24 1:2 First test shots...

Olympus OM Zuiko 24 1:2

First test shots tomorrow!
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 10-28-2012
Replies: 45
Views: 5,817
Posted By MRohlfing
Third reason: The photographer uses slide film...

Third reason: The photographer uses slide film and projects the slides :)
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 10-24-2012
Replies: 2
Views: 1,695
Posted By MRohlfing
Interesting! Just updated to 1.5 (German...

Interesting!

Just updated to 1.5 (German version, though). I had to do 1.3 first (from 1.1), then from 1.3 to 1.5.

The camera is MUCH quieter now, I almost do not hear it in a quiet room. Only when...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-22-2012
Replies: 30
Views: 4,241
Posted By MRohlfing
Zeiss-Ikon (last but not...

Zeiss-Ikon (last but not least):
http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/10398/U10398I1342970061.SEQ.0.jpg
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-22-2012
Replies: 30
Views: 4,241
Posted By MRohlfing
I believe WavePurity can show a fourier...

I believe WavePurity can show a fourier transformation, but only while the sound is on - so I cannot take a screen shot.
I am far away from my PC now on vacation, but I will check it when I get home.
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-21-2012
Replies: 30
Views: 4,241
Posted By MRohlfing
I used WavePurity, but most sound recording...

I used WavePurity, but most sound recording software should do. Then I made screenshots and imported them in Irfanview
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-20-2012
Replies: 30
Views: 4,241
Posted By MRohlfing
Olympus...

Olympus OM-1:
http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/10398/U10398I1342825307.SEQ.0.jpg

Olympus...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-20-2012
Replies: 30
Views: 4,241
Posted By MRohlfing
It's easy - simplified explanation: Horizontally:...

It's easy - simplified explanation:
Horizontally: Time (e.g. Nikon F100 - noise for more than 1/4 second, Vitomatic - only about 1/20 second)
Vertically: the more, the noisier!
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-19-2012
Replies: 30
Views: 4,241
Posted By MRohlfing
Nikonos...

Nikonos IV-A:
http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/10398/U10398I1342738450.SEQ.0.jpg

Olympus...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-18-2012
Replies: 30
Views: 4,241
Posted By MRohlfing
The F2 sounds louder to me, but the F100 sounds...

The F2 sounds louder to me, but the F100 sounds longer and softer (though there was no film in there, the motor moved).

The loudest to me is definitely the Bronica and the most quiet the Rolleiflex...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-18-2012
Replies: 30
Views: 4,241
Posted By MRohlfing
[DISCLAIMER] This test is just for fun, it is not...

[DISCLAIMER] This test is just for fun, it is not a scientific test! See the smilies in the original post! [\DISCLAIMER]

Also, these are my cameras (and some are quite old) - your camera might sound...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-18-2012
Replies: 30
Views: 4,241
Posted By MRohlfing
Would be interesting, if the camera manufacturers...

Would be interesting, if the camera manufacturers included a chart like that. But then the test should be done in a better controlled environment and with calibrated hardware. And anyway - before...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-18-2012
Replies: 30
Views: 4,241
Posted By MRohlfing
Now come the Nikons! Nikon F without...

Now come the Nikons!

Nikon F without motor:
http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/10398/U10398I1342633865.SEQ.0.jpg

Nikon F2 without...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-17-2012
Replies: 30
Views: 4,241
Posted By MRohlfing
I don't have those - will Rolleiflex and Olympus...

I don't have those - will Rolleiflex and Olympus XA be OK?



Some Nikons in the next few days (2 with motor, 3 without) - stay tuned!



Yes, leaf shutter! You will like the Rollei, too!
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-17-2012
Replies: 30
Views: 4,241
Posted By MRohlfing
Visible clicks

Yesterday I started a highly sophisticated scientific research project ;)

Visible clicks - shuttersound made visible! I mounted a microphone on top of my cameras (mostly in the flash shoe, where...
Forum: RFF Polls 06-16-2012
Replies: 163
Views: 20,666
Posted By MRohlfing
I don't have a TV. All 5 TVs belong to my wife.

I don't have a TV. All 5 TVs belong to my wife.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 06-13-2012
Replies: 3,749
Views: 713,021
Posted By MRohlfing
The Beauty and the Beast

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/10398/U10398I1339628584.SEQ.0.jpg

The two cameras I bought last:

The Beauty: Her ladyship (is that the correct title for an OM-1?) looks almost...
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 05-31-2012
Replies: 27
Views: 3,010
Posted By MRohlfing
I did not touch one yet, but from what I hear...

I did not touch one yet, but from what I hear about it, it seems to be very sexy!

And then, I might just buy it because it is an Olympus. It leaves marks in the brain when someone was married to an...
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 05-31-2012
Replies: 27
Views: 3,010
Posted By MRohlfing
One more reason for his OM-1 to get jealous!...

One more reason for his OM-1 to get jealous! :eek:

I have a Lumix G1 I really like, but with all this talk about the Olympus.... I have the feeling I will soon get one!
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 05-29-2012
Replies: 1,167
Views: 419,011
Posted By MRohlfing
Yes, must have been in the late(?) 1930s. It's a...

Yes, must have been in the late(?) 1930s. It's a pity my father did not note the date in the list of his pics, he just wrote "Lübeck".
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-27-2012
Replies: 74
Views: 20,966
Posted By MRohlfing
I bought some in 2011 - on the boxes it says...

I bought some in 2011 - on the boxes it says "Made in Japan"
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 05-27-2012
Replies: 1,167
Views: 419,011
Posted By MRohlfing
http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery...

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/10398/U10398I1338163598.SEQ.0.jpg
I don't have the slightest idea who these folks are
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 05-27-2012
Replies: 1,167
Views: 419,011
Posted By MRohlfing
http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery...

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/10398/U10398I1338163595.SEQ.0.jpg
"Lübeck"

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/10398/U10398I1338163597.SEQ.0.jpg
"Lübeck"
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 05-27-2012
Replies: 1,167
Views: 419,011
Posted By MRohlfing
http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery...

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/10398/U10398I1338163593.SEQ.0.jpg
"München"
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 05-27-2012
Replies: 1,167
Views: 419,011
Posted By MRohlfing
http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery...

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/10398/U10398I1338113985.SEQ.0.jpg
"Flugzeuge (Lufthansa)" - Air France also
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-26-2012
Replies: 3,749
Views: 713,021
Posted By MRohlfing
You should take extreme care! Your OM-1 will...

You should take extreme care!

Your OM-1 will shoot you in the back one day! :eek:
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 05-26-2012
Replies: 1,167
Views: 419,011
Posted By MRohlfing
Some...

Some...
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 05-26-2012
Replies: 1,167
Views: 419,011
Posted By MRohlfing
Okay, I'll start with some photos my father made...

Okay, I'll start with some photos my father made in the 1930's. The negatives are 6x9 cm, the camera might have been a Bessa (not sure, though). Subtitles are the original notes my father...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-19-2012
Replies: 3,749
Views: 713,021
Posted By MRohlfing
I do not mind the crop as long as it does not...

I do not mind the crop as long as it does not crop the beer :D
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 05-18-2012
Replies: 47
Views: 5,259
Posted By MRohlfing
Sony NEX should be in this contest, too - big...

Sony NEX should be in this contest, too - big lens with small body attached looks rather awful.

For me, this is the ugliest camera of this millennium
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-18-2012
Replies: 3,749
Views: 713,021
Posted By MRohlfing
As far as I remember, the stickers by the JCII...

As far as I remember, the stickers by the JCII (Japan Camera Inspection Institute) were just saying that the camera MODEL (not the specific camera itself) was fit for export from Japan.

I have...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-16-2012
Replies: 31
Views: 3,845
Posted By MRohlfing
I dunno - I think cameras are somehow like women....

I dunno - I think cameras are somehow like women. You just need more than one.

My first OM-1 will soon arrive. So I am looking forward to this beautiful new girlfriend!
Forum: Olympus RF 05-16-2012
Replies: 25
Views: 5,632
Posted By MRohlfing
Yes, it is 5 - more or less a Tessar + 1 It is...

Yes, it is 5 - more or less a Tessar + 1

It is an E.Zuiko ("E" = 5 by Olympus nomenclature)
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-14-2012
Replies: 57
Views: 4,337
Posted By MRohlfing
...and that's why he had to take a big LF camera...

...and that's why he had to take a big LF camera and a big heavy tripod in a truck everywhere he went!

I guess we don't want that!
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-14-2012
Replies: 57
Views: 4,337
Posted By MRohlfing
Those slow speeds are for amateurs only....

Those slow speeds are for amateurs only. Professionals use faster speeds:
Ansel Adams found 1/250 with a 50mm lens to be his slowest speed handheld, using a rangefinder!
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-14-2012
Replies: 57
Views: 4,337
Posted By MRohlfing
How does the tiny noble OM compare in this regard...

How does the tiny noble OM compare in this regard to that big ugly beast D700? :D

I just have to know (ordered an OM-1 yesterday)!
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-11-2012
Replies: 3,749
Views: 713,021
Posted By MRohlfing
KOWA SET-R(2) ?

KOWA SET-R(2) ?
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-11-2012
Replies: 3,749
Views: 713,021
Posted By MRohlfing
Mamiya/Sekor 528 TL AKA Sears TLS Auto 500 ??

Mamiya/Sekor 528 TL AKA Sears TLS Auto 500 ??
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-10-2012
Replies: 37
Views: 6,686
Posted By MRohlfing
But it only pays if you use it quite often....

But it only pays if you use it quite often. Otherwise you can just as well cut your pano from a 120 film ....
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 05-07-2012
Replies: 22
Views: 2,824
Posted By MRohlfing
It is an advanced high cocoa lens consisting of...

It is an advanced high cocoa lens consisting of only one sophisticated element with a very low melting point.

As you can clearly see, it is aspherical!
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 05-07-2012
Replies: 22
Views: 2,824
Posted By MRohlfing
Thank you for the hint! Yes, the view is rather...

Thank you for the hint! Yes, the view is rather "milky"
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 05-06-2012
Replies: 22
Views: 2,824
Posted By MRohlfing
I only have one! :( It's made in Germany by...

I only have one! :(

It's made in Germany by Hussel in Hagen and weighs 70 grams.

The memory card looks almost like a SD card, but it is smaller. There is no USB. So I have still to find a card...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-05-2012
Replies: 3,749
Views: 713,021
Posted By MRohlfing
I have 4 Nikons (F, F2, F3, F100) and about 20...

I have 4 Nikons (F, F2, F3, F100) and about 20 Nikon lenses and wanted to stick to one SLR system (which I like very much)

But then.... Bought an OM-2N, OM-4 .... 6 Zuiko lenses... Few days ago the...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 05-05-2012
Replies: 22
Views: 2,824
Posted By MRohlfing
Help needed - Can't take a pic with my sweetest digi cam

WHY???

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/10398/U10398I1336238500.SEQ.0.jpg
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-05-2012
Replies: 37
Views: 6,686
Posted By MRohlfing
Enjoy your camera! I have two of these beasts...

Enjoy your camera!

I have two of these beasts (ETR and ETRS) and really like them. I also like my lenses (40, 50, 75, 105, 150, 200) and the AE Prism III (including spotmeter!)
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-05-2012
Replies: 8,965
Views: 875,701
Posted By MRohlfing
Another Olympus OM Zuiko.... the 50/3.5 Macro!

Another Olympus OM Zuiko.... the 50/3.5 Macro!
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 05-05-2012
Replies: 44
Views: 4,851
Posted By MRohlfing
Yes, we can see the magic in your avatar! :D

Yes, we can see the magic in your avatar! :D
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-17-2012
Replies: 8,965
Views: 875,701
Posted By MRohlfing
12 medium format slide trays - now I need to take...

12 medium format slide trays - now I need to take the pics to fill them!
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-08-2012
Replies: 11
Views: 3,187
Posted By MRohlfing
Is there any app that will turn my phone into a...

Is there any app that will turn my phone into a Leica M2? :angel:

All I would need is a built-in manual mode - being able to set aperture and shutter speed. Optional manual focus would be fine,...
Forum: RFF Polls 12-19-2011
Replies: 44
Views: 5,392
Posted By MRohlfing
Picasso would use an LF 8x10 camera, boil the...

Picasso would use an LF 8x10 camera, boil the film, shoot it, throw it on the carpet and dance on it....
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 12-09-2011
Replies: 12
Views: 5,595
Posted By MRohlfing
I had one. As I got the E02 very soon after I...

I had one.

As I got the E02 very soon after I bought it, I sent it to Portugal for repair (about Euro 130).

Then I used it for a while, but did not like it. The lens is great, but the autofocus...
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 11-10-2011
Replies: 14
Views: 2,087
Posted By MRohlfing
This might be interesting for you,...

This might be interesting for you, too:
http://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=71600
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 11-10-2011
Replies: 14
Views: 2,087
Posted By MRohlfing
Some time ago, just for fun I have tried to...

Some time ago, just for fun I have tried to measure the brightness of most of my camera finders with a spot meter:
http://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=71298
See the results near...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-01-2011
Replies: 38
Views: 2,988
Posted By MRohlfing
You could try the Voigtlander Spirit Level...

You could try the Voigtlander Spirit Level

http://www.cameraquest.com/voigtacc.htm

I like that thing a lot, as I often unintentionally tilt my camera. It needs a Double Accessory Shoe, so both the...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-27-2011
Replies: 28
Views: 2,942
Posted By MRohlfing
The dot works with any of my AI lenses in my F100...

The dot works with any of my AI lenses in my F100 :confused:
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-23-2011
Replies: 69
Views: 6,370
Posted By MRohlfing
On the other hand, maybe it's better he buys the...

On the other hand, maybe it's better he buys the Nikon F6. He is used to lugging around that big D700 anyway, so what? And the F6 has autofocus, matrix metering, spot metering, average metering,...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-23-2011
Replies: 69
Views: 6,370
Posted By MRohlfing
Oh yes, and the Leica M2 is quite a bit heavier,...

Oh yes, and the Leica M2 is quite a bit heavier, too!

Nonetheless, it is a RANGEFINDER :cool:
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-23-2011
Replies: 69
Views: 6,370
Posted By MRohlfing
Digital cameras like the OM do not exist yet - I...

Digital cameras like the OM do not exist yet - I guess you'll have to wait 10 or 20 more years until they reach that level :D :angel:
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-23-2011
Replies: 69
Views: 6,370
Posted By MRohlfing
Hey guys, can't quite understand your comments...

Hey guys, can't quite understand your comments about the OM-4 being too fiddly or complicated - except that the needle metering of the OM-1/2 might be easier to read

If you set it to MANUAL and...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-23-2011
Replies: 69
Views: 6,370
Posted By MRohlfing
OM-4 Ti and later OM-4 do not do that any more....

OM-4 Ti and later OM-4 do not do that any more. There was a fault in the circuit of the earlier OM-4
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-23-2011
Replies: 69
Views: 6,370
Posted By MRohlfing
If you want the extra shutter speed, there is not...

If you want the extra shutter speed, there is not much choice, just OM-3 (Ti) or OM-4 (Ti). Both have the multi spot metering, the OM-4 has AE, but is battery dependant (just 1/60 and B without the...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-12-2011
Replies: 115
Views: 8,061
Posted By MRohlfing
This is always most difficult to decide for...

This is always most difficult to decide for me

This time (short trip to Großglockner and Southern Tyrolia) my Rolleiflex was the only camera I took, together with a few rolls of Fujichrome Provia...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 09-25-2011
Replies: 43
Views: 3,569
Posted By MRohlfing
I solved all problems by getting both OM-2n and...

I solved all problems by getting both OM-2n and OM-4 :D
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-22-2011
Replies: 8,965
Views: 875,701
Posted By MRohlfing
Some lens hoods and 200 MF slide frames

Some lens hoods and 200 MF slide frames
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 09-02-2011
Replies: 37
Views: 32,894
Posted By MRohlfing
I have sold my µ-2. I liked the lens and the...

I have sold my µ-2.

I liked the lens and the handling, but there is no way to choose the aperture the camera uses. I use an XA now instead, works better for me. Also, the XA has shutter speeds up to...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 08-30-2011
Replies: 8
Views: 7,243
Posted By MRohlfing
Both times my old OM-2n did like that I had to...

Both times my old OM-2n did like that I had to take it to Olympus for service. But needing service twice in 21 years is not so bad (I have used it from 1979 to 2000)
Forum: RFF Polls 07-12-2011
Replies: 610
Views: 111,636
Posted By MRohlfing
My brother had an Agfa Click as his first...

My brother had an Agfa Click as his first camera.

Here he is (in 1967):
http://www.rangefinderforum.com/photopost/data/500/M0016-1.jpg

Nowadays he takes photos mainly with his cellphone - 640 x...
Forum: RFF Polls 07-11-2011
Replies: 610
Views: 111,636
Posted By MRohlfing
Dacora 66 ...

Dacora 66 http://lippisches-kameramuseum.de/Dacora/Dacora_66.htm

It had a superfast lens (f8) :D, 2 shutter speeds 1/50 and 1/100 and (if I remember right) even 3 apertures (8, 11, 16)!

I got it...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-05-2011
Replies: 22
Views: 4,296
Posted By MRohlfing
Was it a rangefinder camera? :D

Was it a rangefinder camera? :D
Forum: Hardware / Computers / Drives / etc 07-04-2011
Replies: 16
Views: 5,319
Posted By MRohlfing
Oh, I tested about all of that stuff, but 1....

Oh, I tested about all of that stuff, but

1. Color balance of my slides was way off
2. Not enough light - severe under exposure
3. Worst of all: Not one of them had a proper connector for the flash...
Forum: Hardware / Computers / Drives / etc 07-04-2011
Replies: 16
Views: 5,319
Posted By MRohlfing
Yes, but the guide number is too low. Exposure on...

Yes, but the guide number is too low. Exposure on my slides was way under.

I'll keep my Nikon flash.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 06-14-2011
Replies: 24
Views: 3,033
Posted By MRohlfing
Yes, the OM-2n (maybe also the OM-2?) has one...

Yes, the OM-2n (maybe also the OM-2?) has one mechanical speed you can use without batteries - no winder needed (as far as I remember it is 1/180 s):
1. Press the lever to the "Check-Reset" position...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-29-2011
Replies: 3,801
Views: 316,839
Posted By MRohlfing
The Bronica ETR that I picked up for Euro 80 at a...

The Bronica ETR that I picked up for Euro 80 at a flea market (body, 120 back and AE prism). It almost looks like new and seems to work great!
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-18-2011
Replies: 15
Views: 1,971
Posted By MRohlfing
Oh, well, I have to confess.... GAS again.... Got...

Oh, well, I have to confess.... GAS again.... Got a very pretty black OM-4....
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-15-2011
Replies: 13
Views: 1,278
Posted By MRohlfing
Looks almost like my Avatar - which is a Brownie...

Looks almost like my Avatar - which is a Brownie Starflash
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-10-2011
Replies: 8,965
Views: 875,701
Posted By MRohlfing
Olympus OM-4

Olympus OM-4
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 04-24-2011
Replies: 47
Views: 5,259
Posted By MRohlfing
This one is a real beauty...

This one is a real beauty :D

http://www.micglobal.co.uk/polaroid-macro-5-slr-camera-i960.html
Forum: RFF Polls 04-15-2011
Replies: 173
Views: 10,994
Posted By MRohlfing
I use two cars, they both smell of cheese and...

I use two cars, they both smell of cheese and have 5 toes each
Forum: RFF News 04-03-2011
Replies: 12
Views: 3,975
Posted By MRohlfing
My dad's Agfa Optima was sort of solar powered,...

My dad's Agfa Optima was sort of solar powered, too. There was a lever that had to be moved a long way, though, so it needed some finger power to get going.

There were lots of cameras with selenium...
Forum: RFF News 04-03-2011
Replies: 12
Views: 3,975
Posted By MRohlfing
Olympus announces solar powered camera

Olympus has announced world's first solar powered camera on friday. It is based on the renowned OM series. For owners of older OM cameras Olympus will sell the solar modul separately. It will be...
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-28-2011
Replies: 39
Views: 3,659
Posted By MRohlfing
I like m4/3 because the crop factor is 2! No need...

I like m4/3 because the crop factor is 2! No need to get out the calculator every time I change lenses :D

Other than that, I will go FF. Most of my lenses are too old to get used to a sudden change...
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 03-27-2011
Replies: 37
Views: 5,231
Posted By MRohlfing
With the Lumix G1 it works very well with the...

With the Lumix G1 it works very well with the EVF, for very critical work I can use the viewfinder magnification. But unlike a rangefinder, focusing should be done with the aperture wide open. Feel...
Forum: CSC : Digital Compact System Cameras - 03-26-2011
Replies: 49
Views: 8,861
Posted By MRohlfing
Nothing to worry about, you can always add an...

Nothing to worry about, you can always add an optical finder!

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/10398/U10398I1301175514.SEQ.0.jpg
Forum: Optics Theory - 03-17-2011
Replies: 140
Views: 31,211
Posted By MRohlfing
Agreed! DOF is also dependant on the size of your...

Agreed! DOF is also dependant on the size of your prints (or computer screen?), the viewing distance, your eyes, what your brain accepts as sharp, .... so I guess you just have to find out...
Forum: Optics Theory - 03-17-2011
Replies: 140
Views: 31,211
Posted By MRohlfing
May I add a little to your confusion by...

May I add a little to your confusion by introducing the 'circle of confusion'?

Usually it is defined as 1/1500 of the diameter of the frame size, so MF is allowed to have more confusion than smaller...
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 03-09-2011
Replies: 171
Views: 25,352
Posted By MRohlfing
For the price of the Fuji X100 I get 2 years in...

For the price of the Fuji X100 I get 2 years in my fitness center which I believe will enable me to carry my Olympus OM-2N everywhere I want.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-06-2011
Replies: 15
Views: 1,971
Posted By MRohlfing
Pentax MX is just a tiny little bit...

Pentax MX is just a tiny little bit smaller:
OM-2: 136 x 83 x 50 mm
MX: 135.5 x 82.5 x 49.5 mm (!!)

(both according to the instructions)
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-06-2011
Replies: 15
Views: 1,971
Posted By MRohlfing
Well, first I need one or two lense shades. And...

Well, first I need one or two lense shades. And then... maybe the OM-4Ti again? I had one, but was not very lucky with it. I dropped it (including myself) first with a bicycle, then with a motorbike....
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-04-2011
Replies: 15
Views: 1,971
Posted By MRohlfing
GAS is great - I have an Oly again!

Today on my way to the fitness studio I quite accidentally :D passed a few foto stores - and there it was: A beautiful OM-2N! I entered the store, looked through the viewfinder - it was mine a few...
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 02-22-2011
Replies: 29
Poll: X100 - Cla
Views: 3,581
Posted By MRohlfing
Or replace it with a Leica M2 before first use

Or replace it with a Leica M2 before first use
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 02-02-2011
Replies: 31
Views: 3,079
Posted By MRohlfing
So the OM-2 had HD mode more than 30 years ago...

So the OM-2 had HD mode more than 30 years ago already!

Why then does everybody make so much fuss about it nowadays?
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 01-13-2011
Replies: 14
Views: 9,376
Posted By MRohlfing
Here is what Kodak says (look at page...

Here is what Kodak says (look at page 7):
http://wwwuk.kodak.com/global/en/professional/support/techPubs/j78/j78.pdf
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 01-08-2011
Replies: 10
Views: 2,396
Posted By MRohlfing
Did you use it for B&W scans and do you like the...

Did you use it for B&W scans and do you like the results?

I use ICE for all E6 and C41 films and it works pretty well for dust and little scratches, but with "real" B&W films ICE does not work.
Forum: Olympus RF 12-29-2010
Replies: 6
Views: 1,414
Posted By MRohlfing
I enjoyed mine so much I bought a second one,...

I enjoyed mine so much I bought a second one, then gave the first one to my niece
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-25-2010
Replies: 80
Views: 6,195
Posted By MRohlfing
Rolleiflex 3.5E - The Planar is just stunning

Rolleiflex 3.5E - The Planar is just stunning
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 12-25-2010
Replies: 12
Views: 1,844
Posted By MRohlfing
Yes, same as Tri-X. Just wound past the 1 without...

Yes, same as Tri-X. Just wound past the 1 without taking a pic with my Bessa :bang:
Forum: Off Topic 12-25-2010
Replies: 46
Views: 5,060
Posted By MRohlfing
Then why not buy a Lumix G1? Viewfinder is...

Then why not buy a Lumix G1? Viewfinder is included.

Anyway, I'd rather compare the G1 to the D5000, as they are both more or less 'SLR-like', both discontinued (and because I use both, D5000 at...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-21-2010
Replies: 323
Views: 25,487
Posted By MRohlfing
Leica Minilux - viewfinder so small it was a pain...

Leica Minilux - viewfinder so small it was a pain to use. The autofocus often was not spot-on, too.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-15-2010
Replies: 309
Views: 36,060
Posted By MRohlfing
http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery...

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/10398/U10398I1289866294.SEQ.0.jpg
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-02-2010
Replies: 13
Views: 2,421
Posted By MRohlfing
Look here:...

Look here: http://www.kenrockwell.com/nikon/f100PWR.htm

If you do not want to recharge your batteries every time before using your camera, be sure to use the latest generation of NiMH cells, like...
Forum: RFF Polls 10-24-2010
Replies: 25
Views: 2,758
Posted By MRohlfing
Film camera - slide film - slide projector!

Film camera - slide film - slide projector!
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-23-2010
Replies: 864
Views: 146,283
Posted By MRohlfing
Maybe you should get an OM-3 or OM-4! They have a...

Maybe you should get an OM-3 or OM-4! They have a built in illuminator and dioptric correction from +1 to -3 and also a very sophisticated metering system
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-21-2010
Replies: 864
Views: 146,283
Posted By MRohlfing
... unless you are able to find and press that...

... unless you are able to find and press that little red button for the light, but it is a pain to use.



Mine does not behave like that, it always releases instantly, also when it was sleeping...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-16-2010
Replies: 864
Views: 146,283
Posted By MRohlfing
Question How can you use it after selling it?...

How can you use it after selling it? :confused:

But anyway, buy one! You just have to! :angel:
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-06-2010
Replies: 864
Views: 146,283
Posted By MRohlfing
I have a F3 with a lot of accessories. It is...

I have a F3 with a lot of accessories. It is still my favorite camera and I use it regularly.
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 10-02-2010
Replies: 85
Views: 12,423
Posted By MRohlfing
It is a very fast shutter apparently. Even too...

It is a very fast shutter apparently. Even too fast for 1/2 and 1 second :D - or why are they missing on the shutter speed dial?
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 09-28-2010
Replies: 90
Views: 13,104
Posted By MRohlfing
I own the 50 version of the X100 already...

I own the 50 version of the X100 already :angel:

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/10398/U10398I1285704714.SEQ.0.jpg
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 09-25-2010
Replies: 90
Views: 13,104
Posted By MRohlfing
Why not M mount?

Why not M mount?
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 09-24-2010
Replies: 101
Views: 16,749
Posted By MRohlfing
I will wait for the X200, it will accept M...

I will wait for the X200, it will accept M lenses. :cool:

For now, I have my Olympus 35 RC
Forum: Off Topic 09-13-2010
Replies: 109
Views: 7,167
Posted By MRohlfing
Digital Negative (DNG)

Anyone archiving fotos as DNG?

As I take pictures in RAW format, I feel the need of archiving some kind of RAW. The concept of DNG as an open format looks promising.

The color of a DNG might fade...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 09-12-2010
Replies: 42
Views: 4,639
Posted By MRohlfing
I should have mentioned earlier - when you shine...

I should have mentioned earlier - when you shine the light into the front (shutter open), you should before have removed the pressure plate, maybe even place a piece of white paper inside the back...
Forum: Off Topic 09-11-2010
Replies: 109
Views: 7,167
Posted By MRohlfing
15 or 20 years from now.... Film will be gone...

15 or 20 years from now....

Film will be gone (no more silver available), digital photography too (no more indium - "A computer without indium will be as fast as a pc built 1980"). I just read an...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 09-11-2010
Replies: 42
Views: 4,639
Posted By MRohlfing
If it only happened with that single film, I...

If it only happened with that single film, I would not worry about it until you see it again.

Might even have happened outside the camera then.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 09-11-2010
Replies: 42
Views: 4,639
Posted By MRohlfing
Might be the back door. But if your M6 looks...

Might be the back door. But if your M6 looks anything like my M2, then there is no foam in there that can go bad. Anything bent?

Missing screw anywhere? Maybe in a place you cover with your hand...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 09-11-2010
Replies: 42
Views: 4,639
Posted By MRohlfing
Did work for me with one out of three cameras...

Did work for me with one out of three cameras which had definitely a light leak. Try it - if you see light shining out anywhere, you will know the camera has a leak. Try with open shutter and closed...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 09-11-2010
Replies: 42
Views: 4,639
Posted By MRohlfing
Same shape and size in both samples, but in...

Same shape and size in both samples, but in different location inside the frame. If it was a light leak in the shutter, wouldn't it be more likely be in one place?

The sun seems to be left to the...
Forum: Travel 08-30-2010
Replies: 48
Views: 4,068
Posted By MRohlfing
I did it again Just came back from my recent...

I did it again

Just came back from my recent trip with 15 exposed slide films

The only camera I took with me was my Nikon F3 with 3 lenses 24/55/105
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-30-2010
Replies: 73
Views: 7,907
Posted By MRohlfing
I voted 'Ilford', as I just hate color negative...

I voted 'Ilford', as I just hate color negative film. I always use BW or E6 slide film
Forum: Olympus RF 08-30-2010
Replies: 87
Views: 18,616
Posted By MRohlfing
I almost always use slide film in my 35 RC. The...

I almost always use slide film in my 35 RC. The camera is amazing, exposure is always spot-on!
Forum: Travel 06-30-2010
Replies: 48
Views: 4,068
Posted By MRohlfing
Yes, you are totally crazy. I am, too. For more...

Yes, you are totally crazy.

I am, too. For more than 40 years I never shot anything else than slides on all my trips, and I will continue to do so.
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 06-24-2010
Replies: 74
Views: 9,652
Posted By MRohlfing
Agreed! I need it badly, too!

Agreed! I need it badly, too!
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-12-2010
Replies: 147
Views: 15,463
Posted By MRohlfing
Only 2 at the moment: Nikon F with...

Only 2 at the moment:
Nikon F with Provia
Rolleiflex with Tri-X
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 05-23-2010
Replies: 74
Views: 29,926
Posted By MRohlfing
No! Have a look at www.tetenal.com E6 is dead...

No! Have a look at www.tetenal.com
E6 is dead simple, too!

"Tetenal Colortec© E-6 3-Bath Kit
Advanced 3 Bath formula plus stabilizer for processing of all standard E-6 reversal films in tanks and...
Forum: Olympus RF 05-22-2010
Replies: 3
Views: 9,059
Posted By MRohlfing
No, the flash will not be brighter, but "burn...

No, the flash will not be brighter, but "burn longer" (The electronic circuit will cut off the flash when the appropriate amount of light is reached). Within the flash range (that is 1.5 - 8m or 5 -...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-20-2010
Replies: 55
Views: 3,419
Posted By MRohlfing
Normally not, but if the second one looks nicer...

Normally not, but if the second one looks nicer than the first one....

Happened a few times, but I sold the one I liked less afterwards.
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-20-2010
Replies: 30
Views: 2,755
Posted By MRohlfing
Whenever I can I bid in the last few seconds of...

Whenever I can I bid in the last few seconds of an auction.

Makes it a little harder for the seller to find out my maximum bid :D

I don't bid too often any more, though. Don't know where to put all...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 04-12-2010
Replies: 3
Views: 1,155
Posted By MRohlfing
... but be prepared that you have to pay the...

... but be prepared that you have to pay the customs duties
Forum: Olympus RF 01-16-2010
Replies: 38
Views: 6,668
Posted By MRohlfing
Seems to be no bug but a feature - I have 2 RC's...

Seems to be no bug but a feature - I have 2 RC's doing that. I'd like it more damped, too.

But otherwise they are fine cameras, very good lens and pretty accurate AE.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 01-05-2010
Replies: 13
Views: 2,669
Posted By MRohlfing
Well, might not be fun with some lenses - e.g....

Well, might not be fun with some lenses - e.g. when I think of my lovely VC 15 - it will be a not very spectacular 30/4,5

But when using 'long' lenses, this might be quite interesting:
The...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-30-2009
Replies: 2
Views: 1,154
Posted By MRohlfing
SB-28 and SB-22s

Confirmed! My G1 works very well with the SB-28 and the SB-22s exactly in the way you describe.

Also, a remote flash will be triggered at the right moment (I use a Nikon SU-4) by a flash in the hot...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 11-13-2009
Replies: 94
Views: 15,357
Posted By MRohlfing
My M2 is 51 years old. When it wears out (maybe...

My M2 is 51 years old. When it wears out (maybe in 99 years from now) I will trade it in for a brand new M film camera!
Forum: Scale Focus 35's 10-12-2009
Replies: 3
Views: 1,866
Posted By MRohlfing
Nikonos IV-A, nobody!!?

Nikonos IV-A, nobody!!?
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-03-2009
Replies: 24
Views: 1,429
Posted By MRohlfing
I use the lower part of the case I got free with...

I use the lower part of the case I got free with my by now long gone Bessa L for my Bessa R3 and my Zeiss Ikon and my Leica M2, whenever I feel I need a case.
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-20-2009
Replies: 200
Views: 96,629
Posted By MRohlfing
Poor girl ...

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/10398/U10398I1253488005.SEQ.0.jpg
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 09-19-2009
Replies: 22
Views: 2,726
Posted By MRohlfing
I have been using Jobo plastic tanks since about...

I have been using Jobo plastic tanks since about 1970, no experience with steel.

The lid screws on, so it can't come off during developing and it is always easy to remove. My oldest tank though...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 09-15-2009
Replies: 54
Views: 4,360
Posted By MRohlfing
I would want both, so I voted for both! :p

I would want both, so I voted for both! :p
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 09-13-2009
Replies: 52
Views: 2,836
Posted By MRohlfing
I am not sure this is just "underexposure". When...

I am not sure this is just "underexposure". When did you last use that FED5? Are you sure the shutter is working as it should?

What ISO did you try to expose for? BW400 has a very wide exposure...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-12-2009
Replies: 194
Views: 22,018
Posted By MRohlfing
http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery...

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/10398/U10398I1252795838.SEQ.0.jpg
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 08-27-2009
Replies: 5
Views: 2,318
Posted By MRohlfing
According to Kodak, B will last 3 month if the...

According to Kodak, B will last 3 month if the bottle is full and the solution unused or 1 month if the bottle is half full or in a tank with floating lid (at room temperature).

You can find...
Forum: RFF Polls 08-27-2009
Replies: 56
Views: 16,663
Posted By MRohlfing
M2 or M3 !

M2 or M3 !
Forum: RFF Polls 08-19-2009
Replies: 303
Views: 126,115
Posted By MRohlfing
Olympus 35 RC great lens, great shutter priority...

Olympus 35 RC

great lens, great shutter priority AE, but full manual if needed, great automatic flash with non-automatic flash (!), sturdy, well built, aperture and shutter speed in...
Forum: Olympus RF 08-19-2009
Replies: 26
Views: 2,933
Posted By MRohlfing
Oh no, I'm disappointed! I was hoping it was...

Oh no, I'm disappointed!

I was hoping it was Kodak's newly developed VR vibration reduction film! :D
Forum: Olympus RF 08-18-2009
Replies: 26
Views: 2,933
Posted By MRohlfing
Happy birthday! I use mine with Fujichrome...

Happy birthday!

I use mine with Fujichrome Provia most of the time - but I am sure the XA will deliver great results with almost any film!

Pitfalls? Well, if you want to use autoflash, you have to...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 08-18-2009
Replies: 24
Views: 2,945
Posted By MRohlfing
4 STOPS DARKER!! That's close to impossible if...

4 STOPS DARKER!! That's close to impossible if the 450D works as it should, there must be something wrong. This can't be a matter of 'digital versus film'.

Did you have a look at the EXIF data? Can...
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