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Forum: Digital Compacts 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 292
Views: 18,721
Posted By trisberg
I put a very small piece of gaffer tape on each...

I put a very small piece of gaffer tape on each groove and now the lens ring fits more firmly, it's actually hard to get it off, but that's fine since I don't plan on using any lens accessories with...
Forum: Digital Compacts 04-23-2019
Replies: 292
Views: 18,721
Posted By trisberg
Yes, I would agree, low light focus is now...

Yes, I would agree, low light focus is now tolerable, not fast but not the several seconds hunting before the FW upgrade. And you did have to get into extremely low light for it to be a serious issue...
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-31-2019
Replies: 119
Views: 2,039
Posted By trisberg
Like this...

Like this one?

https://www.35mmc.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/1170643-1080x608.jpg

More at...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 02-15-2019
Replies: 5
Views: 344
Posted By trisberg
Yep, mine does too

Yep, mine does too
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 01-26-2019
Replies: 175
Views: 14,509
Posted By trisberg
Thanks for posting these. This new Ultron looks...

Thanks for posting these. This new Ultron looks really good. Too bad I just bought a new Summicron ASPH :).

I did like the Biogion f2 that I used with an M9 some years ago, that was a really nice...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-25-2018
Replies: 84
Views: 3,012
Posted By trisberg
If you are looking at 10+ years, who will service...

If you are looking at 10+ years, who will service your old M camera for that long, will DAG or Youxin still be working then? I'd say get the camera you're most comfortable with today and hope for the...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-26-2018
Replies: 7,409
Views: 3,776,555
Posted By trisberg
I agree, wonder why the SA 21 is still relatively...

I agree, wonder why the SA 21 is still relatively "affordable", everyone looking for lenses that work better on digital Ms these says?


-Thomas
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 06-26-2018
Replies: 24
Views: 769
Posted By trisberg
For a Nikon 8008s I'd go for a "Nikon 85mm f1.8...

For a Nikon 8008s I'd go for a "Nikon 85mm f1.8 AF-D" lens, a bit on the plasticy side but a beautiful lens. It just seems like a good fit and it is a very nice lens.



-Thomas
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 06-22-2018
Replies: 9
Views: 445
Posted By trisberg
The OM-2 has two metering systems, one for manual...

The OM-2 has two metering systems, one for manual mode and for the viewfinder display needle and one that reads off the shutter curtains. Maybe that second one is malfunctioning. Just a...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 03-06-2017
Replies: 7
Views: 1,137
Posted By trisberg
Glad you found the way to change it. That's how I...

Glad you found the way to change it. That's how I prefer to set mine up as well. It's outlined in the manual on page 49 of the downloadable one from here:...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-28-2017
Replies: 23
Views: 2,161
Posted By trisberg
It would be more flare prone. I have an M4-2 from...

It would be more flare prone. I have an M4-2 from the same batch as Robert's (15257xx) and mine seems to have some flare, so I suspect mine doesn't have the condenser. I've used older Ms with the...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 02-05-2017
Replies: 21
Views: 1,998
Posted By trisberg
I like these neoprene pouches sold on Amazon,...

I like these neoprene pouches sold on Amazon, comes in different sizes: https://www.amazon.com/Micro-Lens-Pouch-Thirds-Pentax/dp/B007TNFT5M

-Thomas
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 04-25-2016
Replies: 3
Views: 997
Posted By trisberg
Mine came with a minimal instruction manual, just...

Mine came with a minimal instruction manual, just some specs and a drawing of the lens with the nomenclature of the various lens parts like aperture ring, distance scale etc. No MTF charts.

-Thomas
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-06-2016
Replies: 9
Views: 1,262
Posted By trisberg
I agree, send it in, No point being frustrated...

I agree, send it in, No point being frustrated with overlapping frames, the camera and you deserve better :).

-Thomas
Forum: Fixed Lens 35mm RF 02-06-2016
Replies: 6
Views: 1,406
Posted By trisberg
The Canonet QL with the 40 1.7 lens is a great...

The Canonet QL with the 40 1.7 lens is a great camera, I used one many years ago with great results. I would use that camera as it is without messing with the tele adapter unless you just want to...
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-29-2016
Replies: 92
Views: 5,926
Posted By trisberg
The camera that currently makes me happy is the...

The camera that currently makes me happy is the Fujifilm X70. Why? Because I'm anticipating how much fun I will have with this little marvel tucked into my pocket, with all retro style knobs and...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 01-09-2016
Replies: 7
Views: 1,387
Posted By trisberg
I like my TVS but it is only 56mm f6.5 at the...

I like my TVS but it is only 56mm f6.5 at the long end.

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Forum: Hardware / Computers / Drives / etc 12-01-2015
Replies: 71
Views: 6,769
Posted By trisberg
Enjoy your new Mac. I'm using a mid 2011 MacBook...

Enjoy your new Mac. I'm using a mid 2011 MacBook Air as my main photo system. Works fine with Lightroom 5.7.1 and latest OS X. Some larger raw files require a bit of patience, but it's OK to slow...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 11-03-2015
Replies: 53
Views: 8,038
Posted By trisberg
I've used Old School Photo Lab in Dover, NH...

I've used Old School Photo Lab in Dover, NH (http://oldschoolphotolab.com/) and Richard Photo Lab in LA (http://www.richardphotolab.com/). Have been happy with both but Richard Photo Lab has the edge...
Forum: Sony Alpha / NEX News / General Discussion 10-28-2015
Replies: 13
Views: 3,851
Posted By trisberg
I would agree that some of the...

I would agree that some of the choices/restrictions for configuring the A7 make little sense. Has anyone found a way to adjust the viewfinder brightness outside of the menus? Looks like I can assign...
Forum: Fuji Digital General Discussion 10-23-2015
Replies: 74
Views: 6,525
Posted By trisberg
Another vote for the X100T, just love this little...

Another vote for the X100T, just love this little camera. As the icing on the cake consider getting the Instax share printer for give aways.

-Thomas
Forum: Fuji X Series 10-23-2015
Replies: 232
Views: 23,792
Posted By trisberg
Totally agree, something a little bit smaller...

Totally agree, something a little bit smaller than the XP1 would be tempting, not that I need another camera at this point, but you never know.

-Thomas
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 06-30-2015
Replies: 13
Views: 1,703
Posted By trisberg
I just came back from a trip where I bought a...

I just came back from a trip where I bought a laptop backpack to be my carry on. Then I put my Bare Bones Evolution inside the backpack with my cameras in it. That way I could use the Bare Bones bag...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 03-04-2015
Replies: 99
Views: 11,203
Posted By trisberg
This is pretty close to my own experience...

This is pretty close to my own experience although I had an M9 that I recently sold. I agree with all three points you made, and I do like my new X100T :).

-Thomas
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 12-19-2014
Replies: 82
Views: 37,564
Posted By trisberg
Lots of great photos in this thread. Adding a...

Lots of great photos in this thread. Adding a couple from my "new" TVS...
Forum: Digital M Reported Problems - all Models 12-10-2014
Replies: 505
Views: 86,273
Posted By trisberg
Maybe they didn't need them, but they used them...

Maybe they didn't need them, but they used them to float their new policy where they would charge based on the age of the camera....
Forum: Digital M Reported Problems - all Models 12-10-2014
Replies: 505
Views: 86,273
Posted By trisberg
I think this is a good response from Leica and...

I think this is a good response from Leica and shows that they indeed listen to their customers in reversing their previously stated policy. I guess they used the LUF forum to get a feel from their...
Forum: Digital Compacts 12-07-2014
Replies: 53
Views: 8,388
Posted By trisberg
If you buy the finder at the same time you save...

If you buy the finder at the same time you save another $1. The finder is $300 off and the price is $299. If I didn't have one I would have bought one, actually considering getting a backup.

-Thomas
Forum: Digital M Reported Problems - all Models 12-07-2014
Replies: 505
Views: 86,273
Posted By trisberg
Brian Sweeney thinks there is a solution. See...

Brian Sweeney thinks there is a solution. See these...
Forum: Digital M Reported Problems - all Models 12-06-2014
Replies: 505
Views: 86,273
Posted By trisberg
I never said anything about "greater...

I never said anything about "greater satisfaction". I mentioned the higher price as a way for Leica to spend proportionally more on R&D for a lower volume product compared to Nikon or Canon. Just...
Forum: Digital M Reported Problems - all Models 12-06-2014
Replies: 505
Views: 86,273
Posted By trisberg
I'm not sure I buy this. Why shouldn't we expect...

I'm not sure I buy this. Why shouldn't we expect the same reliability? Leica might not have the same resources as the bigger companies, but they do charge a lot more to make up for it. Adding to that...
Forum: Digital M Reported Problems - all Models 12-05-2014
Replies: 505
Views: 86,273
Posted By trisberg
Maybe not anymore, but this is from their M9...

Maybe not anymore, but this is from their M9 brochure:

http://thomasrisberg.com/M9/M9-brocure-p04.jpg

So, at some point they thought this camera would be around for decades. I'm afraid to check my...
Forum: Digital Compacts 12-02-2014
Replies: 53
Views: 8,388
Posted By trisberg
If you buy the camera there is an offer to buy...

If you buy the camera there is an offer to buy the finder for $96.95. That's IMO a steal. I bought this combo a while back for a lot more and I'm still very happy with it. The finder is one of the...
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 11-24-2014
Replies: 168
Views: 17,013
Posted By trisberg
Picked up a Contax TVS II recently. Great camera,...

Picked up a Contax TVS II recently. Great camera, very solid build. These are very affordable, much less than the T2. A bit on the big side for a jean pocket, but fits nicely in a small belt pouch....
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-09-2014
Replies: 7,409
Views: 3,776,555
Posted By trisberg
Another M4-2

Nice M4-2, seems like I see more of these recently. Could also be that I pay more attention to them after getting one a little while ago. Mine is a year younger, from...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-10-2014
Replies: 5
Views: 3,439
Posted By trisberg
The Nikon finder is currently my favorite 28mm...

The Nikon finder is currently my favorite 28mm finder. It's bright and very light - great match for the Coolpix A. I also have the Voigtlander 28mm and their 28/35 Mini finder. Also had the Ricoh...
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 06-07-2011
Replies: 10
Views: 1,298
Posted By trisberg
The Voigtlander LH-6 hood also fits these Zeiss...

The Voigtlander LH-6 hood also fits these Zeiss lenses. A little bit less expensive, but not much.

-Thomas
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 02-22-2011
Replies: 17
Views: 10,873
Posted By trisberg
Uploaded two pics of this lens on my M8. It's one...

Uploaded two pics of this lens on my M8. It's one of my favorite lenses on the M8. Tried a few other 28 and 35mm lenses and this is the one with the best bang for the buck IMO. The C Biogon is really...
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 08-30-2010
Replies: 79
Views: 19,282
Posted By trisberg
Yes, it takes about 6 seconds before you can trip...

Yes, it takes about 6 seconds before you can trip the shutter again. I don't use the auto-focus, instead relying on zone focusing. The DP1 is great for this with a dedicated focus wheel that is easy...
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 08-30-2010
Replies: 79
Views: 19,282
Posted By trisberg
I have one that is mostly sitting idle now. It's...

I have one that is mostly sitting idle now. It's just too slow processing each shot. But the B&W quality is wonderful when I do have the...
Forum: Optics Theory - 08-02-2010
Replies: 13
Views: 2,482
Posted By trisberg
That's pretty much it - at least according to the...

That's pretty much it - at least according to the Zeiss web site http://www.zeiss.com/c12567a8003b58b9/Contents-Frame/dff2c1c5fb1a1b3ec12570fa005fed69. It gives some background on the brand names...
Forum: Help / Feedback forum 05-06-2010
Replies: 2,231
Sticky: User Feedback
Views: 248,346
Posted By trisberg
USER: MCTuomey ITEM: Bought a Leica 12585H...

USER: MCTuomey
ITEM: Bought a Leica 12585H Hood
Great experience. Mike shipped quickly and the hood looked like new. Thanks. Wouldn't hesitate to do business with Mike again. Highly...
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 04-26-2010
Replies: 93
Views: 13,022
Posted By trisberg
I don't think that the right person at Zeiss has...

I don't think that the right person at Zeiss has looked at this issue yet. If I were you I would continue to pursue this directly with Zeiss. You could send an email to [email protected] and see if that...
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 04-26-2010
Replies: 93
Views: 13,022
Posted By trisberg
Well, the M7 has six screws and none in the same...

Well, the M7 has six screws and none in the same position as the one that was giving the problem on the M8, so I think it has to be tested for various configurations of the M-mounts out there. My...
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 04-26-2010
Replies: 93
Views: 13,022
Posted By trisberg
Well, they did change the location of the screws...

Well, they did change the location of the screws some time ago and also introduced a shallow groove around the mount. This groove makes it easier for people to hand code the lenses but it also...
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 04-25-2010
Replies: 93
Views: 13,022
Posted By trisberg
The screw that causes the problem is the one...

The screw that causes the problem is the one where the cutout for the focus following arm is.

Here is the screw on the lens (covered with a small piece of gaffers ...
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 04-25-2010
Replies: 93
Views: 13,022
Posted By trisberg
I've found a way to solve the light leaks I have...

I've found a way to solve the light leaks I have observed and have posted in detail on the GetDPi thread. In brief, the solution is to cover up a screw on the ZM lens mount that is opposite a screw...
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 04-23-2010
Replies: 93
Views: 13,022
Posted By trisberg
Yes, that was me. I tested all three ZM lenses...

Yes, that was me. I tested all three ZM lenses and they all show the light leak. The 25 and 28 show the most and the 35 a little less. Also tested with a body cap and an Ultron 28/2 and it does not...
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