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Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 07-30-2019
Replies: 38
Views: 941
Posted By nukecoke
I find Canon 7's finder even more superior than...

I find Canon 7's finder even more superior than some of the full-size M bodies. Heck, it even has slightly longer eye-point than M4's finder. It is very helpful for using the 35mm frameline.

The...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 07-17-2019
Replies: 50
Views: 2,440
Posted By nukecoke
For a copycat this is quite original and...

For a copycat this is quite original and interesting.




Do you have any home page for the project?
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 06-26-2019
Replies: 19
Views: 715
Posted By nukecoke
I have a 139Q. I think it is the lightest and...

I have a 139Q. I think it is the lightest and smallest model of the line. It is only slighter higher than my Pentax MX which is famous for being small as an SLR, but it is shorter than the MX. It...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-14-2019
Replies: 86
Views: 2,840
Posted By nukecoke
Traditional Chinese...

Traditional Chinese Roofs
https://66.media.tumblr.com/48e56045fceef796e3f1f2a722cb8481/tumblr_n8dej2ggiZ1tdm6l6o1_1280.jpg
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 04-27-2019
Replies: 14
Views: 347
Posted By nukecoke
Door hinge. If the leak is from shutter, it won't...

Door hinge. If the leak is from shutter, it won't be reddish.
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 04-21-2019
Replies: 44
Views: 2,249
Posted By nukecoke
Actually I saw many Chinese netizen "suggesting"...

Actually I saw many Chinese netizen "suggesting" such approach...Will not feel surprised to see a “I take my dear Leica with me to every country we conquer”-ish parody video.
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 04-20-2019
Replies: 44
Views: 2,249
Posted By nukecoke
Dispite angry nationalists, the "outrage" of...

Dispite angry nationalists, the "outrage" of Chinese netizen is mainly focused on the dramatization of the 1989 incident. The famous photo does have a strong image, but it does not tell even one...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 04-19-2019
Replies: 44
Views: 2,249
Posted By nukecoke
You know what, Huawei could be the biggest loser...

You know what, Huawei could be the biggest loser here.
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-18-2019
Replies: 19
Views: 669
Posted By nukecoke
It is one of few photographic YT channels I...

It is one of few photographic YT channels I follow. Solid content, good amount of humor and he does not give me cringes unlike some more popular channels do.
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 04-01-2019
Replies: 2
Views: 217
Posted By nukecoke
If you just google generic mirror cushion/mirror...

If you just google generic mirror cushion/mirror damper repair you will get many tutorials. All those then-modern SLRs are quite similar in structure and mirror cushion does not have to have...
Forum: Travel 03-22-2019
Replies: 13
Views: 698
Posted By nukecoke
A photographer...

A photographer story.
https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/evm3dm/photographing-these-abandoned-space-shuttles-made-me-a-russian-target
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-21-2019
Replies: 18
Views: 748
Posted By nukecoke
Good when sunny.

Good when sunny.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-19-2019
Replies: 10
Views: 455
Posted By nukecoke
1. Don't worry about over-fix. I usually let the...

1. Don't worry about over-fix. I usually let the blix solution work longer (sometimes even 5+ min) than instructed and haven't seen bad results.
2. I use water rinse as stop after delveping though it...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-03-2019
Replies: 127
Views: 5,723
Posted By nukecoke
I went the other way, kept the MX. But I gave the...

I went the other way, kept the MX. But I gave the OM to a friend I value.
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 02-28-2019
Replies: 47
Views: 2,271
Posted By nukecoke
On the other hand, it probably wouldn't be your...

On the other hand, it probably wouldn't be your 78 yo Hans von Reinhard assembling the lens while playing Franz Schubert in the background, even if it's Made in Germany.

Made in Germany or not,...
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-07-2019
Replies: 113
Views: 4,565
Posted By nukecoke
https://66.media.tumblr.com/c4151078f831a0479172b3...

https://66.media.tumblr.com/c4151078f831a0479172b362b69722e3/tumblr_pcktfqGT4m1tdm6l6o1_640.gif
dryads_bubble.gif
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 12-19-2018
Replies: 395
Views: 13,627
Posted By nukecoke
I was there this summer, saw the "Pekin" tower...

I was there this summer, saw the "Pekin" tower everyday. Even though it is a city with fewer features, I definitely enjoyed living there, and I wouldn't mind living there longer. It somehow reminds...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 12-09-2018
Replies: 42
Views: 1,692
Posted By nukecoke
Most things around me, photographic or not, are...

Most things around me, photographic or not, are made in China so I can not make a comparison.
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 11-22-2018
Replies: 102
Views: 3,833
Posted By nukecoke
Some of the camera I've used: Olympus XA3, 3.5...

Some of the camera I've used:

Olympus XA3, 3.5 lens. useful +1.5EV switch. Quiet since it's manual film advance.

Yashica T AF, original model of the very hyped series.3.5 lens. Flash is off by...
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-14-2018
Replies: 22
Views: 836
Posted By nukecoke
I've purchased some CANON RF lenses from Japan,...

I've purchased some CANON RF lenses from Japan, as well as vintage PEN F lenses. Read the description carefully and examine the images careful, there should be no problem but import tax.:o

Japanese...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-14-2018
Replies: 27
Views: 879
Posted By nukecoke
I was like: Ok maybe -45F is like -20C, then I...

I was like: Ok maybe -45F is like -20C, then I google converted it and asked myself the same question.

My hometown gets free supply of siberian cold currents every winter and it rarely gets lower...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-13-2018
Replies: 27
Views: 879
Posted By nukecoke
It will be good news if both shutter curtains are...

It will be good news if both shutter curtains are slowed down by the same rate. The thing is in cold weather it will likely get uneven exposure, eg. with one side or the frame darker than the other...
Forum: RFF News 11-12-2018
Replies: 151
Views: 8,287
Posted By nukecoke
If I had to buy something scam-y, I'd buy the...

If I had to buy something scam-y, I'd buy the Yashica Y35 and save the 3000+ $ for hem, another digital camera.
Forum: RFF News 11-12-2018
Replies: 151
Views: 8,287
Posted By nukecoke
It's APSC, priced...

It's APSC, priced €3500:

https://leicarumors.com/2018/11/12/pixii-camera-will-have-12-mp-aps-c-43-sensor-with-global-shutter-priced-around-e3500.aspx/
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 11-12-2018
Replies: 56
Views: 1,678
Posted By nukecoke
https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4817/30907808457_71...

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4817/30907808457_718bbfa4fe_c.jpg
My newly restored Walkman WM50, I could not resist to PS it pink after seeing this...
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-05-2018
Replies: 166
Views: 4,698
Posted By nukecoke
I think Internet worked like that in 1998, but...

I think Internet worked like that in 1998, but not today.

Also, using an online service alone in 2018 IS paying them. There is money where there is traffic.
Forum: Zeiss Contax 11-04-2018
Replies: 12
Views: 918
Posted By nukecoke
The 432/5 finder is maybe the best peephole...

The 432/5 finder is maybe the best peephole (non-brightline) 35mm finder you can find. It has three lens elements and a black paper cut frame to guide your eye and to avoid blurry edge as possible as...
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-02-2018
Replies: 166
Views: 4,698
Posted By nukecoke
Flickr has been changing the UI and...

Flickr has been changing the UI and thingamajiggers here and there all the time, but rarely improves them. All sites do such things but Flickr always increase the quirkiness and reduce the...
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-01-2018
Replies: 166
Views: 4,698
Posted By nukecoke
See my signature

See my signature
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 11-01-2018
Replies: 30
Views: 1,450
Posted By nukecoke
https://cpn.canon-europe.com/content/news/canon_fu...

https://cpn.canon-europe.com/content/news/canon_full_hd_security_cameras.do

I think their other-than-pro-photographer imagine-capturing products look pretty good.
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 10-31-2018
Replies: 30
Views: 1,450
Posted By nukecoke
Indeed. If numbers are too abstract for some,...

Indeed.

If numbers are too abstract for some, just have a look the Top10 on Amazon's best selling photographic items, updated hourly....
Forum: Nikon RF 10-31-2018
Replies: 16
Views: 1,235
Posted By nukecoke
Looks toyishly cool. Vintage camera gets plastic...

Looks toyishly cool. Vintage camera gets plastic era disguise.
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 10-30-2018
Replies: 8
Views: 581
Posted By nukecoke
https://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/showthread...

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=150721 might help
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 10-29-2018
Replies: 19
Views: 1,058
Posted By nukecoke
46 sold till now, I guess it's the same reason as...

46 sold till now, I guess it's the same reason as how BitCoin could have become so "valuable".
Forum: Scale Focus 35's 10-27-2018
Replies: 33
Views: 1,070
Posted By nukecoke
Yashica Electro 35 CC has a 35mm f/1.8. But it is...

Yashica Electro 35 CC has a 35mm f/1.8. But it is not half as compact as Rollei35's 40/2.8.



An iPhone with a 24*36 sensor in the pants pocket would be phenomenal.
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 10-22-2018
Replies: 26
Views: 927
Posted By nukecoke
The “Hand wash” / “Wool” mode is not very strong....

The “Hand wash” / “Wool” mode is not very strong. And skip the centrifuge phase in the end. Might worth a try.
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-22-2018
Replies: 38
Views: 1,700
Posted By nukecoke
Oh, I almost forgot about this one. Seems they...

Oh, I almost forgot about this one. Seems they are one year late to deliver already?

When the KS of this project was early-on some of my friends who wanted to try film photography for the first time...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 10-22-2018
Replies: 4
Views: 493
Posted By nukecoke
They are smart enough to not to release the...

They are smart enough to not to release the information yet to generate more discussions on the net.
Forum: RFF News 10-20-2018
Replies: 151
Views: 8,287
Posted By nukecoke
I think equipping the optical rangefinder alone...

I think equipping the optical rangefinder alone would make it go over the $1000 price tag.
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-19-2018
Replies: 16
Views: 776
Posted By nukecoke
It was funny and sad that back then Contax people...

It was funny and sad that back then Contax people looked down upon CONTAX people.



The Reflex KS has shown a lot of drawings and blue prints of not so important parts of the camera but there was...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-18-2018
Replies: 38
Views: 1,700
Posted By nukecoke
I wish those "Yashica" people had done it like...

I wish those "Yashica" people had done it like lomography because lomography usually present overpriced but ok quality products. Many people have reported this Yashica Y35 falls apart new out of...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-18-2018
Replies: 38
Views: 1,700
Posted By nukecoke
Not strange. 1.It used an artsy looking...

Not strange.

1.It used an artsy looking promotion video without any solid technical information about the product.

2.It has been releasing false information throughout the project updates.
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 10-17-2018
Replies: 77
Views: 3,030
Posted By nukecoke
Well, this is the kind of threads that would get...

Well, this is the kind of threads that would get a lot of "my way or the highway" replies. It's quite fun to see them every now and then.
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 10-16-2018
Replies: 77
Views: 3,030
Posted By nukecoke
3) sounds best to me. Use the money saved to buy...

3) sounds best to me. Use the money saved to buy Pentax lenses. Plus a smartphone for snapshots. I have two Pentax MXs and an ME, really like them.

I hate to say that even though I really like RFs,...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount Copies 10-13-2018
Replies: 16
Views: 1,926
Posted By nukecoke
https://66.media.tumblr.com/7274b376d596571bac51fd...

https://66.media.tumblr.com/7274b376d596571bac51fd3afeaeab94/tumblr_pgjwafgmaM1shc02i_1280.jpg

BTW, I have this Japanese "Leica Friend" magazine that has an article introducing those Sankyo Kohki...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount Copies 10-13-2018
Replies: 16
Views: 1,926
Posted By nukecoke
https://www.johanniels.com/index.php/camera-gear-a...

https://www.johanniels.com/index.php/camera-gear-articles/29-komura-rangefinder-lenses-overview
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 10-08-2018
Replies: 22
Views: 1,118
Posted By nukecoke
Was about to write the rice bag method. I had my...

Was about to write the rice bag method.

I had my Rollei 35 SE slightly dipped in lake once. Should have not trusted old waders. The camera has recovered though.
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-03-2018
Replies: 18
Views: 802
Posted By nukecoke
I think they just meant Leica gears are...

I think they just meant Leica gears are overpriced.
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 09-30-2018
Replies: 22
Views: 1,407
Posted By nukecoke
Normal. They have been releasing false...

Normal. They have been releasing false information throughout the updates of the project.
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 09-30-2018
Replies: 22
Views: 1,407
Posted By nukecoke
Sep 8th update: "digiFilm Camera Y35 is now...

Sep 8th update:

"digiFilm Camera Y35 is now available at Lane Crawford, a globally luxury fashion, beauty and lifestyle Department Store."
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 09-30-2018
Replies: 22
Views: 1,407
Posted By nukecoke
Hahha, I thought only Hongkongkers make those...

Hahha, I thought only Hongkongkers make those gimmicks.
Forum: Digital Compacts 09-29-2018
Replies: 125
Views: 4,581
Posted By nukecoke
Same here, shouldn't it be Vietnam?

Same here, shouldn't it be Vietnam?
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 09-27-2018
Replies: 85
Views: 4,312
Posted By nukecoke
Hands...

Hands on:
https://www.techradar.com/reviews/zenith-m
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 09-26-2018
Replies: 28
Views: 2,414
Posted By nukecoke
full frame digital film, nice!

full frame digital film, nice!
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 09-26-2018
Replies: 6
Views: 468
Posted By nukecoke
Thanks for posting. The more digital RFs the...

Thanks for posting. The more digital RFs the better. Let's wait for the price tag.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 09-23-2018
Replies: 31
Views: 1,099
Posted By nukecoke
宾得的单反,Cosina的旁轴,都有最好的取景器。

宾得的单反,Cosina的旁轴,都有最好的取景器。
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-19-2018
Replies: 37
Views: 1,081
Posted By nukecoke
https://78.media.tumblr.com/b77470ff5bd048907f4977...

https://78.media.tumblr.com/b77470ff5bd048907f4977039e07f2c3/tumblr_odp4mrJ2vs1tdm6l6o1_640.jpg

https://78.media.tumblr.com/6e20784da162b1b1d9902d0628bbfb8c/tumblr_odp42q3dho1tdm6l6o3_640.jpg

https:...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-19-2018
Replies: 37
Views: 1,081
Posted By nukecoke
gorgeous colours

gorgeous colours
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-15-2018
Replies: 25
Views: 864
Posted By nukecoke
I wouldn't mind wearing some of the sweaters...

I wouldn't mind wearing some of the sweaters shown on their website, but what I want more is a new Kodak consumer level ISO 400 colour negative film. The "Kodak" Kodak does not produce photographic...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 09-15-2018
Replies: 29
Views: 1,174
Posted By nukecoke
I agree. Even if you put your photos offline on...

I agree.

Even if you put your photos offline on light poles they can still get stolen.

Or you can be like Getty images and sue everyone who steal your image. That's how Getty earning big pink Maos...
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-14-2018
Replies: 25
Views: 864
Posted By nukecoke
Kodak fashion products

"Kodak wants to resurrect itself. So it’s looking to analog-obsessed...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 09-13-2018
Replies: 6
Views: 553
Posted By nukecoke
I have the SE and I think the battery cover is...

I have the SE and I think the battery cover is just a carrier. So you can as well use tape to seal the battery in. Just ugly though.
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-10-2018
Replies: 18
Views: 702
Posted By nukecoke
I don't think nothing has changed, there has been...

I don't think nothing has changed, there has been people doing risky things all the time through history. It's just you hear such news more because of faster communication (Internet).
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 09-09-2018
Replies: 227
Views: 61,676
Posted By nukecoke
https://78.media.tumblr.com/084bb35b6fa36b0f9f3518...

https://78.media.tumblr.com/084bb35b6fa36b0f9f3518219bb0baf9/tumblr_peqaolWTrw1shc02i_640.jpg


https://78.media.tumblr.com/ec965071fe2610af0fe67e137fe6f2ef/tumblr_peqif5iwNM1shc02i_640.jpg

1949 ZK...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 09-09-2018
Replies: 5
Views: 617
Posted By nukecoke
I've owned an R for more than two years. Not a...

I've owned an R for more than two years. Not a long time but I have traveled and hiked a lot with it, in mountains, hills, swamps, forests and urban areas across continents. I used to bring it to the...
Forum: Zeiss Contax 09-09-2018
Replies: 54
Views: 2,240
Posted By nukecoke
It is good that the seller is being reasonable...

It is good that the seller is being reasonable and agree to partial-refund you. I think many old camera sellers on the Bay are hoping that buyers don't know what they are buying or don't actually use...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-02-2018
Replies: 11
Views: 474
Posted By nukecoke
Almost happened to my Zorki once. I tightened it...

Almost happened to my Zorki once. I tightened it before it fell.
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-02-2018
Replies: 7
Views: 684
Posted By nukecoke
Ost means cheese in Swedish.

Ost means cheese in Swedish.
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 08-29-2018
Replies: 35
Views: 1,419
Posted By nukecoke
Not most preferred but most used: Oly 17mm f/2.8

Not most preferred but most used: Oly 17mm f/2.8
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 08-29-2018
Replies: 54
Views: 4,079
Posted By nukecoke
A worker from Scandinavian Photo told me the same...

A worker from Scandinavian Photo told me the same thing in 2017, but they did not sell the camera in one of their shops that I visited, since basically nobody buy it.
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-28-2018
Replies: 75
Views: 2,399
Posted By nukecoke
Judging from the prices of colour negatives in...

Judging from the prices of colour negatives in shops near where I live, film photography is not in danger and does not need to be saved.
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 08-23-2018
Replies: 50
Views: 1,851
Posted By nukecoke
I only test old RF lenses, since it is quite easy...

I only test old RF lenses, since it is quite easy to tell if an SLR lens or lens for mirrorless digital cameras is good or not. 99% of my lenses are ok sharp, so I just don't bother to find out which...
Forum: Travel 08-22-2018
Replies: 209
Views: 8,095
Posted By nukecoke
That's true, at least for me. I've travelled more...

That's true, at least for me. I've travelled more in Europe than in China. Probably should do it before things get even more expensive there.
Forum: Travel 08-21-2018
Replies: 209
Views: 8,095
Posted By nukecoke
For places I haven't visited: Iceland, Russia,...

For places I haven't visited: Iceland, Russia, New Zealand.

For places I have visited:

Budapest, Hungary. Beautiful and grand city, and it still has the "Old Europe" feeling. Warm people despite...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 08-21-2018
Replies: 31
Views: 1,023
Posted By nukecoke
I have the same combo and I have used the combo...

I have the same combo and I have used the combo for many rolls. Good results.

I have had J8s that needed shimming, they did not even focus correctly on FSU bodies. All the J8s focus correctly on my...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 08-18-2018
Replies: 29
Views: 999
Posted By nukecoke
For already expired colour negatives from dodgy...

For already expired colour negatives from dodgy sources/sellers, I usually over-expose as possible as I can, say 2 to 4 stops. There will still be bigger grains but the colour would not look so...
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-18-2018
Replies: 5
Views: 292
Posted By nukecoke
Cool. Hope this would not make live concert...

Cool.

Hope this would not make live concert "more dead than ever".
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 08-10-2018
Replies: 17
Views: 1,379
Posted By nukecoke
I wrote an overview of L2, which is very similar...

I wrote an overview of L2, which is very similar to L1

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=155715

I just need to add Canon somehow bragged in one of the user manuals regarding...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 08-09-2018
Replies: 9
Views: 560
Posted By nukecoke
Cool hack. Mace Windu would pick the Zorki.

Cool hack. Mace Windu would pick the Zorki.
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 08-06-2018
Replies: 64
Views: 4,016
Posted By nukecoke
Same here. I have done a non-scientific, quick...

Same here. I have done a non-scientific, quick comparison between my 50/2.2 and J-8, J-3, I-61, using an M4/3 digital camera. As I wrote above it is sharper and more contrast-y than any of the FSU...
Forum: Canon Rangefinders - Peter Dechert and Peter Kitchingman 08-04-2018
Replies: 19
Views: 2,048
Posted By nukecoke
I've compared Canon 7 with Leica M4 (x0.72), and...

I've compared Canon 7 with Leica M4 (x0.72), and it was slightly easier to see the 35mm frameline on the 7, that is surprisingly good for a finder with a higher mag.

Brightness-wise, I couldn't...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 08-04-2018
Replies: 64
Views: 4,016
Posted By nukecoke
Like the urban-feel in the shot. I should use...

Like the urban-feel in the shot. I should use this lens more often. Busy shooting a KIEV II these days..
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-04-2018
Replies: 157
Views: 4,337
Posted By nukecoke
Then it excludes you and the people you mentioned...

Then it excludes you and the people you mentioned from applying that type of photography tricks I described above.

No, I haven't done it. I learned that from a documentary.

Not the same but quite...
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-04-2018
Replies: 157
Views: 4,337
Posted By nukecoke
Traditional food photography for advertising...

Traditional food photography for advertising actually photos something not yummy at all, for example strawberries painted with red lipsticks to look ultra red, and chicken with skin roasted by hair...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 08-04-2018
Replies: 6
Views: 2,745
Posted By nukecoke
The vertical adjustment cover plug on my Canon 7...

The vertical adjustment cover plug on my Canon 7 just can't be removed, and I tried so much. In the end I had to remove the top plate to have it adjusted.
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-03-2018
Replies: 157
Views: 4,337
Posted By nukecoke
I've seen wonderful photos taken with phones by...

I've seen wonderful photos taken with phones by unknown photo-takers, and I prefer them to some of the overhyped, proper photography work taken with million dollar cameras by famous photographers....
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 08-02-2018
Replies: 19
Views: 1,321
Posted By nukecoke
Get a PlusTek + VueScan.

Get a PlusTek + VueScan.
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 08-01-2018
Replies: 8
Views: 857
Posted By nukecoke
I ripped the non working meter out of my Canon 7....

I ripped the non working meter out of my Canon 7. It would the good to 3D print a new cover to replace the “insect-eye” meter cells cover.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 07-30-2018
Replies: 14
Views: 642
Posted By nukecoke
There is no multi-coated FSU RF lens. The red P...

There is no multi-coated FSU RF lens. The red P just means it's (single) coated.

The closest thing to multi-coating on FSU RF lenses is the Helios-103's coating, which uses a much more modern,...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-29-2018
Replies: 124
Views: 4,557
Posted By nukecoke
I've seen no more than five people carrying film...

I've seen no more than five people carrying film cameras in the past 5 years in Sweden.

I had a 30 days Euro trip in June, 6 countries, 9 cities/towns, visited various places of interests, saw only...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-28-2018
Replies: 9
Views: 612
Posted By nukecoke
It's not the first time and they are just scams....

It's not the first time and they are just scams. There are thousands of such scams on eBay. They make use of your money for interests gathering or some other financial non-senses before refund it...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 07-28-2018
Replies: 1
Views: 411
Posted By nukecoke
https://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/showthread...

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=149704

Not a 7 but an L2 I have had occasional leaks.
I put some felt ripped off a film canister in the gap that was illuminated by the...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 07-27-2018
Replies: 64
Views: 4,016
Posted By nukecoke
Wow thanks for the...

Wow thanks for the diagram.


https://78.media.tumblr.com/769e357a64984d604de33351f47fc9e8/tumblr_p19vkwpNxm1tdm6l6o1_640.jpg

BTW this is how it looks on Bessa-R
Forum: Chris Crawford 07-26-2018
Replies: 119
Views: 5,043
Posted By nukecoke
Congrats! This is some positive energy.

Congrats! This is some positive energy.
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 07-25-2018
Replies: 64
Views: 4,016
Posted By nukecoke
https://78.media.tumblr.com/046d75da75a38ab6a21822...

https://78.media.tumblr.com/046d75da75a38ab6a218226af7aa62bd/tumblr_pbttsj3Mh41tdm6l6o1_640.jpg

https://78.media.tumblr.com/dc3e8f6add22498c16ddf8be4e188a25/tumblr_p1y7zrdXyY1tdm6l6o1_540.jpg

Bessa-...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-23-2018
Replies: 70
Views: 2,744
Posted By nukecoke
Andrei Tarkovsky for sure to...

Andrei Tarkovsky for sure to me.
http://1.bp.blogspot.com/_OUjOtoeDoYQ/TQGT-njVO0I/AAAAAAAAAGw/ryyx1PdSudM/s1600/art03.JPG

Quentin Tarantino, at least talked about...
Forum: RFF News 07-21-2018
Replies: 66
Views: 8,019
Posted By nukecoke
What makes me feel sad is that if the same thing...

What makes me feel sad is that if the same thing happened to a less famous person, then he or she probably can't raise such a big amount of money by online donation. However being less famous does...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-18-2018
Replies: 4
Views: 435
Posted By nukecoke
Yep, not the first time, not the first site.

Yep, not the first time, not the first site.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 07-17-2018
Replies: 126
Views: 5,884
Posted By nukecoke
Pentax MX. Small size but super dense. Carried...

Pentax MX. Small size but super dense.

Carried to beaches many times. Also to swamps and forests and hills. Still good.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-17-2018
Replies: 58
Views: 4,164
Posted By nukecoke
When working in lakes, I usually carry the camera...

When working in lakes, I usually carry the camera on neck, then put it inside the wader. The only non-water proof thing goes under the water is my 7 EUR Casio F91W.
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 07-16-2018
Replies: 35
Views: 2,028
Posted By nukecoke
wonderful shot. the colours somehow remind me...

wonderful shot. the colours somehow remind me Joan Cornellà's comics..
Forum: Help / Feedback forum 07-14-2018
Replies: 4
Views: 682
Posted By nukecoke
The file is too large. You must shrink the size...

The file is too large. You must shrink the size of your image under 500kb(?) or something. I don't usually upload my images to gallery because of this.
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 07-11-2018
Replies: 52
Views: 2,270
Posted By nukecoke
That is a useful trick. I put a sticker on my R's...

That is a useful trick. I put a sticker on my R's frame illuminating window and use the whole frame as a 28mm frame when shooting with my Orion-15 28/6.
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-10-2018
Replies: 275
Views: 10,513
Posted By nukecoke
This sounds like DigitalRev, somehow :D

This sounds like DigitalRev, somehow :D
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-10-2018
Replies: 30
Views: 2,468
Posted By nukecoke
I just got back to my computer and am gonna share...

I just got back to my computer and am gonna share some more shots with this film. Straight out of scanner, but it has been batch-processed by lab so we lose some unique look of the film here.

Pentax...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 07-10-2018
Replies: 52
Views: 2,270
Posted By nukecoke
That's true and that is also why it is much...

That's true and that is also why it is much easier to see the 35mm frame line on Bessa R/R2* than 0.72x Leica M.

Plus, I've never had a problem of searching the RF patch with my Bessa: when I can't...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 07-09-2018
Replies: 52
Views: 2,270
Posted By nukecoke
I have an R, bought second hand. RF patch came...

I have an R, bought second hand.

RF patch came misaligned, adjusted at home and it's spot on. Never ran out of whack even though the camera was bumped and vibrated a lot. I have traveled with it a...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-09-2018
Replies: 15
Views: 650
Posted By nukecoke
https://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/showthread...

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=154539
#9
I use tap water all the way for everything.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-07-2018
Replies: 63
Views: 5,454
Posted By nukecoke
Yashica MG-1 is the camera brought me back to...

Yashica MG-1 is the camera brought me back to film photography, it has a 40/2.8 tessar type on it.

I like my Pentax MX with the 40/2.8 pancake. Not the sharpest lens among K lenses but usually it is...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-06-2018
Replies: 30
Views: 2,468
Posted By nukecoke
My observation is that ProImage 100 is...

My observation is that ProImage 100 is rebranded/slightly downgraded Kodak ProFoto100(discontinued). The colour palettes of the two are very similar to my eyes. Both are labelled as Professional but...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-06-2018
Replies: 30
Views: 2,468
Posted By nukecoke
My favourite consumer level neg. All of my...

My favourite consumer level neg. All of my ProImage 100s were bought from Thailand.

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1782/41430553530_1e7f1058c9_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2685q9s)
Pentax ME...
Forum: Fuji X Series 06-20-2018
Replies: 22
Views: 895
Posted By nukecoke
grattis! 10char

grattis! 10char
Forum: Optics Theory - 06-19-2018
Replies: 161
Views: 9,319
Posted By nukecoke
Low "Micro Contrast" -> High "Micro...

Low "Micro Contrast" -> High "Micro Contrast"
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 06-15-2018
Replies: 40
Views: 3,086
Posted By nukecoke
You know what, Chinese bidders can also travel to...

You know what, Chinese bidders can also travel to foreign countries and bid on things, or ask someone located in a foreign country to do so. So it's basically unstoppable.
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 06-01-2018
Replies: 21
Views: 5,576
Posted By nukecoke
https://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/showthread...

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=150721

Might help.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount Copies 05-17-2018
Replies: 6
Views: 756
Posted By nukecoke
disassembly: http://fukucame.fan.coocan.jp/daisak...

disassembly:

http://fukucame.fan.coocan.jp/daisaku/issiki00.htm


It does not look as refined as Bessa-R
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 05-15-2018
Replies: 13
Views: 1,934
Posted By nukecoke
yikes.. those sample photos look like they were...

yikes.. those sample photos look like they were taken with Fujian CCTV C mount lens.
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-14-2018
Replies: 27
Views: 881
Posted By nukecoke
It just happened to be one of my hobbies.

It just happened to be one of my hobbies.
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 05-12-2018
Replies: 35
Views: 1,750
Posted By nukecoke
https://78.media.tumblr.com/d5781826f6e13f401ad21a...

https://78.media.tumblr.com/d5781826f6e13f401ad21a05fd575ea5/tumblr_p3dolssUn01tdm6l6o1_r1_540.gif

https://78.media.tumblr.com/bc2d83542014f43d505a0d3dbe62eeb5/tumblr_p3su1vtUXY1tdm6l6o1_500.gif

htt...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 05-10-2018
Replies: 42
Views: 1,925
Posted By nukecoke
Sadly I'm always online.

Sadly I'm always online.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-09-2018
Replies: 5
Views: 403
Posted By nukecoke
https://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/showthread...

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/showthread.php?p=2805112#post2805112
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 05-07-2018
Replies: 32
Views: 1,777
Posted By nukecoke
Similar figure from...

Similar figure from Siemens.
https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Rabe

They made a movie about him. One impressive scene was people got shielded under 卐 flag from Japanese air raids.
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 05-03-2018
Replies: 4
Views: 545
Posted By nukecoke
There are three screws on the lens barrel, among...

There are three screws on the lens barrel, among them there is a long one on the opposite side to the upper side (with DOF markings). Unscrew the long screw then it should be able to screw the lens...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-03-2018
Replies: 79
Views: 2,849
Posted By nukecoke
(Imagining Chinese companies making a similar...

(Imagining Chinese companies making a similar poster/ads for the Canon/Nikon/Olympus/SONY photography gears made in China, and the storm it starts roaring on the Internet)
;)
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-01-2018
Replies: 11
Views: 1,154
Posted By nukecoke
Thanks for sharing. Some of the toy cameras...

Thanks for sharing.

Some of the toy cameras remind me a Tsingtao beer can camera that I had as a kid.
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 04-29-2018
Replies: 35
???
Views: 1,614
Posted By nukecoke
Even film Leica RFs are too expensive for many...

Even film Leica RFs are too expensive for many photographers, old or young.

I know many young photographers would simply bypass any RFs and just stick to SLR. The reasons are simply, because there...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 04-28-2018
Replies: 22
Views: 5,064
Posted By nukecoke
Pics would help.

Pics would help.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-27-2018
Replies: 28
Views: 1,052
Posted By nukecoke
1. date/camera/film 2. Haven't used lab for 8...

1. date/camera/film
2. Haven't used lab for 8 years.
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-27-2018
Replies: 46
Views: 1,415
Posted By nukecoke
Price and compactness. btw: Can someone explain...

Price and compactness.


btw: Can someone explain what is "micro contrast" to me? I see the term a lot but can't find a comprehensive definition of it anywhere on the net, in all three languages I...
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-23-2018
Replies: 33
Views: 1,136
Posted By nukecoke
Rollei 35 SE Love the size. Hate the anti-human...

Rollei 35 SE

Love the size.
Hate the anti-human ergonomics.
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 04-22-2018
Replies: 15
Views: 882
Posted By nukecoke
ProImage 100 is my favourite colour neg. There...

ProImage 100 is my favourite colour neg. There was a Kodak ProFoto 100 that I also liked that gave you 38 to 40 shots per roll (gone now). I suspect ProImage 100 to be repackaged ProFoto 100 since...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-22-2018
Replies: 5
Views: 456
Posted By nukecoke
Uneven exposure. Something made the first curtain...

Uneven exposure. Something made the first curtain travels too fast, or the second curtain travels too slow. Usually caused by non-optimal lubrication or too much first curtain spring tension/or too...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-22-2018
Replies: 62
Views: 4,131
Posted By nukecoke
Metascore: 57/100 IMDB score: 6.6/10

Metascore: 57/100
IMDB score: 6.6/10
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-21-2018
Replies: 5,576
Views: 493,282
Posted By nukecoke
https://78.media.tumblr.com/df61e9c06ef56ea63738b8...

https://78.media.tumblr.com/df61e9c06ef56ea63738b8aee967a07d/tumblr_p6vnnnm8mb1tdm6l6o1_540.jpg

the generation gap
Forum: Other RF 04-20-2018
Replies: 11
Views: 947
Posted By nukecoke
It took me some time to find out that the various...

It took me some time to find out that the various 25mm (1") f/1.9 cine lenses (raptar, super comat, etc.) are mostly Ernostar copies. Not sure if the 2" are the same.
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 04-20-2018
Replies: 6
Views: 636
Posted By nukecoke
Yes. Even 1990s.

Yes. Even 1990s.
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 04-19-2018
Replies: 207
Views: 9,391
Posted By nukecoke
Even if not pirated, books are in general cheap...

Even if not pirated, books are in general cheap in China because they are using papers and printings from non-environment friendly sources, since being friendly to environment was not a thing when...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 04-18-2018
Replies: 24
Views: 1,500
Posted By nukecoke
My PT0835 fits my Bessa R, Canon 7, Canon L2. The...

My PT0835 fits my Bessa R, Canon 7, Canon L2. The clearance on the Bessa is actually larger than it on Canon 7.
https://farm1.staticflickr.com/225/30661645044_d71c06a9d3_c.jpg


To OP:
I have seen...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount Copies 04-08-2018
Replies: 6
Views: 1,647
Posted By nukecoke
Nikkors are more expensive than their Canon...

Nikkors are more expensive than their Canon counter parts. They are more attractive to collectors.
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-08-2018
Replies: 27
Views: 1,314
Posted By nukecoke
I use ImageJ for simple editing.

I use ImageJ for simple editing.
Forum: RFF News 04-06-2018
Replies: 36
Views: 2,713
Posted By nukecoke
https://feedback.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewFee...

https://feedback.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewFeedback2&userid=salmanleitz047&myworld=true&items=25&iid=-1&de=off&which=negative&interval=365
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-05-2018
Replies: 90
Views: 6,829
Posted By nukecoke
https://78.media.tumblr.com/ba69e966daba40956679d8...

https://78.media.tumblr.com/ba69e966daba40956679d8c831368200/tumblr_ozvh07uB7l1tdm6l6o1_540.jpg

Beijing suburb under the metal wing.
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-03-2018
Replies: 129
Views: 12,021
Posted By nukecoke
A generic white dude who dresses good and does...

A generic white dude who dresses good and does not use Facebook, according to one of the professors in my institute.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 04-03-2018
Replies: 24
Views: 1,102
Posted By nukecoke
There are also Sun, Suntar, AICO, Taron,...

There are also Sun, Suntar, AICO, Taron, etc...None of them has spot on 35mm. (Don't ask me how I know it..)

The Accura I have has ~40mm.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 04-02-2018
Replies: 24
Views: 1,102
Posted By nukecoke
Some non-DIY ones: 1. Yashica made tele-wide...

Some non-DIY ones:
1. Yashica made tele-wide finder, usually has a frame line of 38mm.
2. KMZ or Rostov made 35mm viewfinder, no frame line, and give a view slightly wider than 35mm FOV.
Forum: Scale Focus 35's 04-01-2018
Replies: 8
Views: 984
Posted By nukecoke
Meter adjustment?

Meter adjustment?
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 04-01-2018
Replies: 40
Views: 3,086
Posted By nukecoke
That's an interesting phenomenon. I absolutely...

That's an interesting phenomenon.
I absolutely hate how Taobao sellers describe things. Nothing is clear, everything is greasy and slick.
I think the "misinterpreting" has a lot to do with traders...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 03-31-2018
Replies: 6
Views: 522
Posted By nukecoke
Vertical alignment can be adjusted easily by...

Vertical alignment can be adjusted easily by turning the RF window, which lies under the ring-screw that covers it.

The film advance also can be smoothly if cleaned and lubricated properly.

There...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 03-31-2018
Replies: 19
Views: 760
Posted By nukecoke
"Like I need to twist the lens a bit more, but...

"Like I need to twist the lens a bit more, but can't."

That means the mirror is lower than the correct resting position. Make changes to elevate the mirror's current resting position.

If the mirror...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 03-30-2018
Replies: 66
Views: 7,918
Posted By nukecoke
Maybe because it looks ugly..:o The valve-ish...

Maybe because it looks ugly..:o

The valve-ish focus ring is just too close to camera body. It gets better when focusing with gloves though. Sadly 61 is the only FSU M39 lens with click stops.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 03-28-2018
Replies: 62
Views: 4,131
Posted By nukecoke
Yes. Same for the shows. Start showing. It's a...

Yes. Same for the shows.



Start showing. It's a Netflix original movie so they won't remove it from the pool.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 03-28-2018
Replies: 62
Views: 4,131
Posted By nukecoke
In reality I thought that final place would be in...

In reality I thought that final place would be in some sewage in HongKong or on some rooftop in Beijing.:D
Forum: Scale Focus 35's 03-27-2018
Replies: 40
Views: 2,172
Posted By nukecoke
Dropped my SE once, on a bus. The battery cap and...

Dropped my SE once, on a bus. The battery cap and batteries flew out and rolled everywhere. It was embarrassing to pick them up back among people's legs.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount Copies 03-26-2018
Replies: 17
Views: 1,269
Posted By nukecoke
The black dull/milky-ish tone(i don't know the...

The black dull/milky-ish tone(i don't know the correct word for it) looks like that it was painted directed on chrome. I have seen such a FED-2 with similar tone.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 03-26-2018
Replies: 12
Views: 910
Posted By nukecoke
Seen Leica M4, Minolta CLE in the wild. Been...

Seen Leica M4, Minolta CLE in the wild. Been asked about the KIEV-4A that I once carried.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 03-25-2018
Replies: 22
Views: 1,036
Posted By nukecoke
It looks like a Canon barrel. Jupiter-3 barrel...

It looks like a Canon barrel. Jupiter-3 barrel does not have tab.
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 03-24-2018
Replies: 9
Views: 799
Posted By nukecoke
My scanner a 7200 came with out film holder, I...

My scanner a 7200 came with out film holder, I bought one from Amazon and it works well.
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 03-22-2018
Replies: 10
Views: 564
Posted By nukecoke
I would buy P for the smaller size. I also prefer...

I would buy P for the smaller size. I also prefer having the winding crank as on P.
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 03-21-2018
Replies: 10
Views: 1,096
Posted By nukecoke
There will be a cast but it won't have the...

There will be a cast but it won't have the aesthetic duo-tone effect.
I've used a very light pink filter (Type F, 85C), made by Petri, it just warms the tone a bit.
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 03-21-2018
Replies: 40
Views: 3,086
Posted By nukecoke
"Sound accurate" is a description I dislike most...

"Sound accurate" is a description I dislike most and I would never use. If the buyers are mean or having OCD, then they can really pick on it.
On the other hand, I've bought "sound accurate"...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-19-2018
Replies: 209
Views: 16,205
Posted By nukecoke
A tree in a forest park.

A tree in a forest park.
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 03-17-2018
Replies: 41
Views: 1,820
Posted By nukecoke
1. Don't use 7200dpi res. You will only get...

1. Don't use 7200dpi res. You will only get bloated files. I think 3600dpi is the real resolution.
2. I always turn on Auto Level, and it fixes 90% of the colour abnormality.
3. My PlusTek 7200...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 03-17-2018
Replies: 18
Views: 1,015
Posted By nukecoke
That's a good suggestion. Cutting a clean fit is...

That's a good suggestion.
Cutting a clean fit is more a question than which leatherette to buy here.

https://www.ebay.com/sch/i.html?_from=R40&_sacat=0&_nkw=camera+leatherette&_sop=15

I used the...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-17-2018
Replies: 68
Views: 4,006
Posted By nukecoke
Pentax MX and ME. Get both.

Pentax MX and ME. Get both.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 03-16-2018
Replies: 6
Views: 546
Posted By nukecoke
Is it one of the cheap Russian ones? I have one...

Is it one of the cheap Russian ones? I have one for non-50 lenses and it makes the lens focus over infinity. "Tested by skilled masters". I can't justify to buy the Kipon or other more expensive ones...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-11-2018
Replies: 25
Views: 1,635
Posted By nukecoke
Still buy-able on...

Still buy-able on eBay
https://www.ebay.com/sch/i.html?_from=R40&_trksid=p2050601.m570.l1313.TR0.TRC0.H0.Xagfa+vista+400.TRS0&_nkw=agfa+vista+400&_sacat=0

I just read the article in OP's link and I...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-11-2018
Replies: 25
Views: 1,635
Posted By nukecoke
I have shot some Vista 400 (exp 2018) and the...

I have shot some Vista 400 (exp 2018) and the colour palletes look different from Fuji superia 400. I'm not sure that it is simply repackaged Fuji.
Forum: Zeiss Contax 03-10-2018
Replies: 23
Views: 1,205
Posted By nukecoke
No-name Kievs are not cheap, but not that...

No-name Kievs are not cheap, but not that expensive.
Forum: Zeiss Contax 03-01-2018
Replies: 24
Views: 1,143
Posted By nukecoke
Google "Red Flag 20" :D

Google "Red Flag 20" :D
Forum: Zeiss Contax 02-28-2018
Replies: 24
Views: 1,143
Posted By nukecoke
Unlike Leica M, there is no known Contax IIa...

Unlike Leica M, there is no known Contax IIa copy/forgery/unauthorized production, so I guess it's real!
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-27-2018
Replies: 42
Views: 3,317
Posted By nukecoke
There are a couple of Kickstarter projects...

There are a couple of Kickstarter projects regarding 135 SLRs.
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 02-27-2018
Replies: 28
Views: 1,596
Posted By nukecoke
L1 has rewind crank, not knob. The knob is a...

L1 has rewind crank, not knob. The knob is a L2/L3 feature.




I have an L2 with metal curtain. The seller listed it as VL2..
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 02-26-2018
Replies: 28
Views: 1,596
Posted By nukecoke
It's a hybrid of VL1 and L2 with a bottom plate...

It's a hybrid of VL1 and L2 with a bottom plate from L3.
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 02-26-2018
Replies: 48
Views: 3,675
Posted By nukecoke
Congrats on getting the PEN-F. It's a beautiful...

Congrats on getting the PEN-F. It's a beautiful and capable camera that I wanted.

Really there is no bad prime lens from Oly in the M4/3 pool. Even the body cap lenses are usable!

This one was...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 02-25-2018
Replies: 1,348
Views: 265,926
Posted By nukecoke
It's very easy to fix that if it happens. Just...

It's very easy to fix that if it happens. Just remove the two screws on the door lock, take the locking metal bar out and bend it slightly, then put everything back.
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-25-2018
Replies: 218
Views: 6,955
Posted By nukecoke
Me. I like it. It's very Germanic European in...

Me. I like it. It's very Germanic European in both graphics and storytelling. I don't think it is similar to Stranger Things as some medias says.

Cinematography-wise I think it's superior than...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 02-24-2018
Replies: 56
Views: 2,509
Posted By nukecoke
I don't think Japanese sellers are in general...

I don't think Japanese sellers are in general worse at describing listed items than Russian or Slovakian seller, what bothers me is the over-sea tax. Taxing over potentially non-working or not in...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 02-22-2018
Replies: 18
Views: 1,788
Posted By nukecoke
4a has flash sync. 4a usually sells for cheaper...

4a has flash sync. 4a usually sells for cheaper price.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 02-22-2018
Replies: 13
Views: 1,470
Posted By nukecoke
Maybe that explains the "vignetting"...

Maybe that explains the "vignetting"...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-20-2018
Replies: 105
Views: 7,130
Posted By nukecoke
Pentax MX. I had an Oly OM1, also a wonderful...

Pentax MX.

I had an Oly OM1, also a wonderful camera, however it felt "hallower" than the MX. I gave it away to a friend and kept my MX. The vibration is dampened better on my MX, although it is a...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-19-2018
Replies: 26
Views: 1,129
Posted By nukecoke
I agree what @skopar steve said. I think it's...

I agree what @skopar steve said. I think it's pretty natural to just talk about a photo, i.e. what/where/who it reminds you of, or a certain feeling or emotion that triggers. If you do not feel...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 02-16-2018
Replies: 25
Views: 4,217
Posted By nukecoke
http://78.media.tumblr.com/2796d3df68b3e5f5abb143b...

http://78.media.tumblr.com/2796d3df68b3e5f5abb143bbc897fa7c/tumblr_p47tjp8lmt1tdm6l6o1_500.jpg

http://78.media.tumblr.com/11eda10c5faaf54ccd63e6fdfb259e8b/tumblr_p47tzrHhrC1tdm6l6o1_640.jpg

http://7...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-15-2018
Replies: 218
Views: 6,955
Posted By nukecoke
Glad you like it! I turn reality photos into...

Glad you like it! I turn reality photos into weird/trippy/haunting/calming looking GIFs for fun. There are some more that may interest you: http://poppelyang.tumblr.com/search/gif
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-15-2018
Replies: 26
Views: 1,129
Posted By nukecoke
Thank you all for your input. I'd like to share...

Thank you all for your input.

I'd like to share some background information about this image, maybe it would change how you view the photo, maybe not. Anyway:

I named it Soulless Newtown, and it...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 02-15-2018
Replies: 8
Views: 671
Posted By nukecoke
(When I think I fixed it, the results from using...

(When I think I fixed it, the results from using in cold temperature just sent me back to the start.)

I find the upgraded Leica style focal plane shutters in SLRs like Pentax MX and Oly OM1 much...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 02-14-2018
Replies: 28
Views: 1,124
Posted By nukecoke
Wink ................. ;)

.................
;)
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 02-14-2018
Replies: 10
Views: 1,062
Posted By nukecoke
Good I just bought a Motorola....wait, they are...

Good I just bought a Motorola....wait, they are Lenovo now.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 02-14-2018
Replies: 67
Views: 2,462
Posted By nukecoke
Canon 50/2.2 can be found cheaper than any Nikkor...

Canon 50/2.2 can be found cheaper than any Nikkor 50s or faster Canon 50s:

It has more modern gold-tinted coatings, instead of magenta/blue on earlier lenses.

On Agfa...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 02-14-2018
Replies: 67
Views: 2,462
Posted By nukecoke
Industar-61 gives more saturated colours than J-8...

Industar-61 gives more saturated colours than J-8 and J-3. It is probably the sharpest Tessar among all interchangeable lens RFs. It just looks ugly. There are prototype I61 occasionally listed on...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 02-14-2018
Replies: 22
Views: 1,295
Posted By nukecoke
Quite some work to cut a thin piece from...

Quite some work to cut a thin piece from Industar-22's name plate to cover the Elmar...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-14-2018
Replies: 218
Views: 6,955
Posted By nukecoke
I used to take hundreds of photos of small...

I used to take hundreds of photos of small creatures under microscope. It's hard to take them efficiently and beautifully at the same time, yes. However I did try to make some of them art-y...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 02-14-2018
Replies: 28
Views: 1,124
Posted By nukecoke
I like this kind of semi-dystopian looking...

I like this kind of semi-dystopian looking photos. This is the thing I try to photo when walking around in old towns in different cities in different countries. It is difficult to have the photo in a...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-14-2018
Replies: 26
Views: 1,129
Posted By nukecoke
Discuss this photo (2)

Inspired by on-going discussions, please discuss this photo as well:

"the rules are:
No critiques.
No gear talk.
Keep it...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-13-2018
Replies: 35
Views: 1,441
Posted By nukecoke
I want to hug the cow, I also want to be the cow.

I want to hug the cow, I also want to be the cow.
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-12-2018
Replies: 218
Views: 6,955
Posted By nukecoke
+1 Things flow too fast these days.

+1
Things flow too fast these days.
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-12-2018
Replies: 218
Views: 6,955
Posted By nukecoke
Not to sound like a Vulcan or something, but you...

Not to sound like a Vulcan or something, but you couldn't handle that student's point of view just like she couldn't handle yours. Or maybe she even handled it better. I'm not sure because more...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-11-2018
Replies: 218
Views: 6,955
Posted By nukecoke
You can see the photos, and that's pretty much...

You can see the photos, and that's pretty much what photos are intended for.

Seeing gears is not enough.
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 02-10-2018
Replies: 25
Views: 4,217
Posted By nukecoke
Bessa-R, Agfa Vista 400 freshly developed...

Bessa-R, Agfa Vista 400 freshly developed...
Forum: Digital Compacts 02-09-2018
Replies: 292
Views: 20,366
Posted By nukecoke
Yes. Well to me the selling point of GR series...

Yes. Well to me the selling point of GR series was never image quality, but the excellent control and customization, which no phone nor the most of other cameras in the same tier can match. I bought...
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