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Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-22-2015
Replies: 30
Views: 3,435
Posted By magicianhisoka
Looking purdier than before :)

Looking purdier than before :)
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-17-2015
Replies: 76
Views: 8,162
Posted By magicianhisoka
Because with each passing year, the rate of...

Because with each passing year, the rate of failure goes up :)
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-14-2015
Replies: 84
Views: 15,652
Posted By magicianhisoka
Japan is the only place left in the world where...

Japan is the only place left in the world where you can find 400x :)

Needless to say, I'm quite happy about that!
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-13-2015
Replies: 27
Views: 4,167
Posted By magicianhisoka
More expensive than an average roll of tri-x/Hp5...

More expensive than an average roll of tri-x/Hp5

But much more versatile if you're hankering after the speed. Wishing they would just have bulk roll ilford 3200 :)
Forum: Nikon RF 04-02-2015
Replies: 177
Views: 17,889
Posted By magicianhisoka
21 more days to go till I can head over! I do...

21 more days to go till I can head over! I do hope the sakura blossoms stay long enough :(
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-01-2015
Replies: 30
Views: 3,236
Posted By magicianhisoka
The only film left for me to buy in Japan is...

The only film left for me to buy in Japan is provia. Oh sweet sweet provia, may you always stay the same (price)
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 04-01-2015
Replies: 54
Views: 8,778
Posted By magicianhisoka
Hope she comes back soon better than before :)

Hope she comes back soon better than before :)
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 03-10-2015
Replies: 13
Views: 1,513
Posted By magicianhisoka
Soon they're be rare and desirable again like...

Soon they're be rare and desirable again like their discontinued lenses :p
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 03-10-2015
Replies: 23
Views: 4,291
Posted By magicianhisoka
Thanks for sharing. if you didn't tell me it was...

Thanks for sharing. if you didn't tell me it was on a m9, I woulda guessed you got it on fuji 400h :)
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 03-03-2015
Replies: 54
Views: 8,778
Posted By magicianhisoka
Great story behind your camera jon :) I see the...

Great story behind your camera jon :) I see the same markings on the advance lever that I have on my own copy
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-06-2015
Replies: 790
Views: 116,284
Posted By magicianhisoka
Would be good if we could meet up. I'm traveling...

Would be good if we could meet up. I'm traveling with my girlfriend though so it might be a liiitle bit difficult.

I'll drop you a PM in a bit once I've checked with her :)
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-04-2015
Replies: 790
Views: 116,284
Posted By magicianhisoka
Looking forward to my trip to hanoi now :) Thanks...

Looking forward to my trip to hanoi now :) Thanks for sharing!
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 12-30-2014
Replies: 36
Views: 6,710
Posted By magicianhisoka
I always waffle on selling mine. Mainly while I...

I always waffle on selling mine. Mainly while I sit in the office.

But once I take it out for a spin and make a couple exposures, I take down the ad :)
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-15-2014
Replies: 75
Views: 5,987
Posted By magicianhisoka
Actually, I grabbed the last 408 on the shelf...

Actually, I grabbed the last 408 on the shelf anyway :P

Shipping is prohibitive where I am. The 50% discount made the decision much easier! :)

Looking forward to receiving this too!
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-14-2014
Replies: 75
Views: 5,987
Posted By magicianhisoka
Ah ha, now I know who took the sekonic 408 with...

Ah ha, now I know who took the sekonic 408 with case out of my basket :)
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-07-2014
Replies: 7
Views: 927
Posted By magicianhisoka
I concur with ncc1701's statement avoid that...

I concur with ncc1701's statement

avoid that copy like the plague
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 09-22-2014
Replies: 9
Views: 1,812
Posted By magicianhisoka
Make sure the focusing patch can go to infinity...

Make sure the focusing patch can go to infinity to ensure it hasn't been knocked off center.

Check that the meter is within tolerance.

Check the leatherette

Check the seals

Check the shutter...
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-09-2014
Replies: 31
Views: 2,929
Posted By magicianhisoka
At my office desk Saw poetry forum thread wrote a...

At my office desk
Saw poetry forum thread
wrote a short haiku
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-05-2014
Replies: 298
Views: 45,818
Posted By magicianhisoka
Nice catch julescasablancas :)

Nice catch julescasablancas :)
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-04-2014
Replies: 391
Views: 84,415
Posted By magicianhisoka
Bravo, well said. Can't say I'm not personally...

Bravo, well said.

Can't say I'm not personally tempted by other camera goodies, but the ikon for me is more than sufficient :)
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-04-2014
Replies: 391
Views: 84,415
Posted By magicianhisoka
The ikon has been great except for one instance...

The ikon has been great except for one instance of the RF being misaligned. That severely annoyed me considering I didn't knock it against anything. Suspected that using a sniper sling with it was a...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 08-05-2014
Replies: 1
Views: 638
Posted By magicianhisoka
Fun question for radiographers

Sooo....there's always a bunch of discussions going on about the impact of x-ray scans at the airport on film. But what if you brought a film camera and a bunch of film today into the x-ray room?...
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 07-22-2014
Replies: 6
Views: 1,031
Posted By magicianhisoka
Welcome to a very exclusive club :P I rocked my...

Welcome to a very exclusive club :P I rocked my taiwan trip with my ZI and 50 cron too!
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-02-2014
Replies: 2
Views: 781
Posted By magicianhisoka
Got an xpan and a ikon. I definitely would rather...

Got an xpan and a ikon. I definitely would rather have both of them side by side. The panoramic look doesn't get old honestly. but it can be hard to frame it properly until you get used to it.

And...
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 05-29-2014
Replies: 75
Views: 10,277
Posted By magicianhisoka
My love affair with the ikon isn't that long. Got...

My love affair with the ikon isn't that long. Got it since Oct 2013 and I used it extensively during my 3 week trip in Taiwan. Got enough material for a book before the finicky rangefinder went off...
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 03-22-2014
Replies: 35
Views: 6,666
Posted By magicianhisoka
Had a R3a and the ikon. the ikon wins handsdown...

Had a R3a and the ikon. the ikon wins handsdown for its AE and brighter focusing viewfinder.

If I were you, I'd take the plunge :)
Forum: Travel 01-13-2014
Replies: 12
Views: 1,772
Posted By magicianhisoka
Singapore's Changi Airport doesn't do hand...

Singapore's Changi Airport doesn't do hand inspection of film either. So that can go onto the list :)
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 01-08-2014
Replies: 4
Views: 719
Posted By magicianhisoka
Managed to do a short test. An xpan focused to...

Managed to do a short test. An xpan focused to 1.5m anf my ikon focused to 2m on the same object. Guess I'll just zone as per normal at f8 at my usual sweet spot and trust my intuition!
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 01-08-2014
Replies: 4
Views: 719
Posted By magicianhisoka
can't focus to infinity, can I still zone focus?

Away from home for a couple more days and my ikon decides to go all wonky on me. It can't focus to infinity anymore (patch not aligned though lens is at infinity).

So my question is, can I still...
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 11-23-2013
Replies: 23
Views: 2,967
Posted By magicianhisoka
I have an M2 and an ikon. The ikon viewfinder...

I have an M2 and an ikon.

The ikon viewfinder is nothing short of amazing! Makes focusing in lower light so much easier. Oh and AE is nice too.

The M2 is a no-nonsense camera that can be a little...
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 10-12-2013
Replies: 46
Views: 7,148
Posted By magicianhisoka
Personally i go about it the other way :P Zeiss...

Personally i go about it the other way :P

Zeiss camera with leica lenses haha
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 09-07-2013
Replies: 25
Views: 3,607
Posted By magicianhisoka
I am becoming increasingly bonded to mine too. No...

I am becoming increasingly bonded to mine too. No amount of taunting from my MP toting friends can budge me now!
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-01-2013
Replies: 21
Views: 2,013
Posted By magicianhisoka
Check out the rare and elusive Ricoh 28mm GR M...

Check out the rare and elusive Ricoh 28mm GR M mount lens if you can :)
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-27-2013
Replies: 26
Views: 2,807
Posted By magicianhisoka
35 summicron-asph and 50 summicron :)

35 summicron-asph and 50 summicron :)
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-01-2013
Replies: 5
Views: 879
Posted By magicianhisoka
Does the film plane change for different focal lengths?

Hi all, recently picked up a new 50mm and I'm a little concerned it might be out of whack with my M2 body.

So the way I tested it was by setting the focusing distance to 0.8m on my 35 cron (since...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 04-17-2013
Replies: 13
Views: 2,098
Posted By magicianhisoka
I vaguely remember reading that Stanley Kubrik...

I vaguely remember reading that Stanley Kubrik did that in his early photographic experiments

http://www.apug.org/forums/archive/index.php/t-100248.html
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-07-2013
Replies: 44
Views: 3,472
Posted By magicianhisoka
I went with a MS-Optical 35/3.5 :) Darned tiny...

I went with a MS-Optical 35/3.5 :) Darned tiny lens!
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-14-2013
Replies: 31
Views: 2,500
Posted By magicianhisoka
Don't beat on the iPhone meter too much. It is...

Don't beat on the iPhone meter too much. It is pretty decent for outdoor usage :) in low light it is much more inaccurate
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 03-13-2013
Replies: 158
Views: 22,175
Posted By magicianhisoka
I think they may have fun out but here is the...

I think they may have fun out but here is the link in case you want to try your luck in ordering it

http://www.henrys.com/70729-RICOH-GR-LENS-A12-28MM-F2-5.aspx
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE - Film 03-09-2013
Replies: 2
Views: 1,301
Posted By magicianhisoka
Thanks for the effort. A recommended article to...

Thanks for the effort. A recommended article to my friends interested in adapting lenses :)
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 03-05-2013
Replies: 158
Views: 22,175
Posted By magicianhisoka
I managed to get it through finally. But my cart...

I managed to get it through finally. But my cart kept resetting itself. Till now, I can't seem to find a way to ship the GXR body alone because once I get to checkout, it stops being in the cart.
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 03-05-2013
Replies: 158
Views: 22,175
Posted By magicianhisoka
Tried to buy it but I cannot seem to get pass the...

Tried to buy it but I cannot seem to get pass the checkout stage. They seem to have one of the worst implemented E-stores I have ever seen.
Forum: Optics Theory - 03-04-2013
Replies: 61
Views: 8,063
Posted By magicianhisoka
The bokeh here gave my brain a mini spasm. But on...

The bokeh here gave my brain a mini spasm. But on second and third glances, it isn't all that bad. Helps me to focus on the woman in the end.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-04-2013
Replies: 33
Views: 4,666
Posted By magicianhisoka
I've personally had the CV 50 1.5 and canon 50...

I've personally had the CV 50 1.5 and canon 50 1.5. The CV is an overall better deal to me because its easier to find a nicer copy than the canon. Not to mention the Canon is made of solid brass so...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-04-2013
Replies: 3
Views: 721
Posted By magicianhisoka
I think this would be the most comprehensive link...

I think this would be the most comprehensive link for you to see such a test :) But sadly the nikkor isn't in it....
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 02-17-2013
Replies: 21
Views: 1,318
Posted By magicianhisoka
Methinks you are asking too much for a 100 bucks...

Methinks you are asking too much for a 100 bucks PnS :)
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 02-17-2013
Replies: 7
Views: 2,740
Posted By magicianhisoka
I believe this was Garry Winogrand's lens of...

I believe this was Garry Winogrand's lens of choice. I think it had reasonable sharpness but the key draw was the size as well. If you're talking about wide open sharpness, I'm guessing it probably...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-02-2013
Replies: 36
Views: 3,066
Posted By magicianhisoka
Wonderful news friends :)

Wonderful news friends :)
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-27-2013
Replies: 34
Views: 3,135
Posted By magicianhisoka
While I was in Lisbon - 35 Nokton wide open +...

While I was in Lisbon - 35 Nokton wide open + 1/30 + Legacy pro 400 pushed to 1600.

Almost always worked :)
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 12-13-2012
Replies: 7
Views: 1,559
Posted By magicianhisoka
I believe Ricoh in Japan still handles them. Do...

I believe Ricoh in Japan still handles them. Do you have a Ricoh distributor near you? If you don't, you'll probably need help from japanexposures or japancamerahunter to help you with it.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-09-2012
Replies: 12
Views: 1,431
Posted By magicianhisoka
Honestly speaking, people aren't stupid. They're...

Honestly speaking, people aren't stupid. They're gonna know if you're pointing a camera at them or not. It doesn't matter if it is a DSLR, a rangefinder or a compact. People get annoyed because...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 12-03-2012
Replies: 4
Views: 720
Posted By magicianhisoka
Bessa metering questions

Hi guys,

just a quick question. How accurate is the bessa meter on the R3A range? Have a copy but sometimes I feel as if the metering is bouncing up and down (adjusts itself by 1-2 stops in...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-25-2012
Replies: 93
Views: 5,824
Posted By magicianhisoka
1) Be more discerning with what I shoot 2) Buy...

1) Be more discerning with what I shoot
2) Buy something cheaper like Superia 400
3) Remember that the image is more important than the medium used and use my iPhone
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 11-11-2012
Replies: 13
Views: 1,889
Posted By magicianhisoka
Have fun in Singapore Nick. And don't forget to...

Have fun in Singapore Nick. And don't forget to try all the food there. Not so much to photograph but I may be biased as a local :P
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 11-11-2012
Replies: 16
Views: 1,811
Posted By magicianhisoka
I've had rolls of film that went through 6 scans...

I've had rolls of film that went through 6 scans in Europe. No problems so far. Even for 120 that had 4 doses of radiation.

Bringing a test roll to Paris to be blasted another 3 times. Will update...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-10-2012
Replies: 16
Views: 1,231
Posted By magicianhisoka
When you can bond with your equipment, it becomes...

When you can bond with your equipment, it becomes a part of you, just like your eyes :)
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-09-2012
Replies: 48
Views: 4,864
Posted By magicianhisoka
I'd take the nokton 50mm 1.5 any day. Matches...

I'd take the nokton 50mm 1.5 any day. Matches pretty close to what the 50mm lux pre asph can deliver!
Forum: Travel 11-08-2012
Replies: 85
Views: 6,750
Posted By magicianhisoka
Was in Italy for a week with my rangefinder...

Was in Italy for a week with my rangefinder family. Nothing happened or came close to happening thankfully.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-04-2012
Replies: 78
Views: 8,161
Posted By magicianhisoka
Could be a scanning issue as well. Exposure...

Could be a scanning issue as well. Exposure played a part but your scanner may have added its own interpretation into the bargain. I personally would use film that's fresher too. Throw in some tri-x...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 10-23-2012
Replies: 14
Views: 2,256
Posted By magicianhisoka
Back home where I'm from (Singapore), there's...

Back home where I'm from (Singapore), there's still Superia 1600 at about 8 USD a pop. The chap at the film store said it wasn't discontinued yet. We had that conversation earlier this year around...
Forum: RFF Polls 10-20-2012
Replies: 124
Views: 31,140
Posted By magicianhisoka
Zone focused like a point and shoot for streets.

Zone focused like a point and shoot for streets.
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 10-19-2012
Replies: 141
Views: 74,554
Posted By magicianhisoka
Thanks a lot for the photos Tom. Now I have to...

Thanks a lot for the photos Tom. Now I have to work a couple of extra jobs on the side to save up for this impressive baby :/
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-19-2012
Replies: 12
Views: 1,853
Posted By magicianhisoka
I think the problems that konica had were rather...

I think the problems that konica had were rather overblown and on a case by case basis. I had the 35mm KM hexanon. I enjoyed the output but sold it because I didn't like the ergonomics. Focused fine...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 10-18-2012
Replies: 62
Views: 8,524
Posted By magicianhisoka
Just enjoy yourself :) No one can fault that!

Just enjoy yourself :) No one can fault that!
Forum: Fuji X Series 10-17-2012
Replies: 78
Views: 36,990
Posted By magicianhisoka
Have a couple of questions! 1) How is the AF...

Have a couple of questions!

1) How is the AF speed with the 35/1.4? Do you think it'll be fast enough for a street snap?
2) Is there a way to pre focus the lens without touching the focusing ring?...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-17-2012
Replies: 123
Views: 39,779
Posted By magicianhisoka
Has an interesting look honestly :)

Has an interesting look honestly :)
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 10-15-2012
Replies: 20
Views: 6,223
Posted By magicianhisoka
I have the 50mm 1.5 and I would compare it with...

I have the 50mm 1.5 and I would compare it with the summiluxes

I didn't like the pre asph bokeh. it was kinda distracting.

The 50 lux asph beats the 1.5 in the corners. But it is honestly very...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-14-2012
Replies: 19
Views: 2,786
Posted By magicianhisoka
In a dry box or dry cabinet for me. Keeps...

In a dry box or dry cabinet for me. Keeps everything air tight and keeps the moisture away.
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 10-11-2012
Replies: 20
Views: 3,857
Posted By magicianhisoka
I think the OP meant (minus)$300 :) If it were...

I think the OP meant (minus)$300 :)

If it were 300, I'd take 10!
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 10-11-2012
Replies: 141
Views: 74,554
Posted By magicianhisoka
Looking forward to samples! Though my wallet...

Looking forward to samples! Though my wallet isn't :)
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-10-2012
Replies: 72
Views: 12,582
Posted By magicianhisoka
If you have gear ADD, pick a cheaper body and a...

If you have gear ADD, pick a cheaper body and a better lens. That way you won't lose too much if you decide to cash out. A bessa with leica glass sounds best.
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 10-07-2012
Replies: 0
Views: 503
Posted By magicianhisoka
Need tips on shooting flash street with GR1

Hi all,

would like to get some opinions on using my little compact to do some street work at night. Planning to document an area which is pretty dark as its a watering hole. Will probably be using...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 10-07-2012
Replies: 64
Views: 10,098
Posted By magicianhisoka
I just wish I could buy film at a reasonable...

I just wish I could buy film at a reasonable price here in Portugal. In the meantime, I'm burning whatever I have left.
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-07-2012
Replies: 3,801
Views: 317,475
Posted By magicianhisoka
Ricoh GR1s :)

Ricoh GR1s :)
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 10-07-2012
Replies: 38
Views: 4,375
Posted By magicianhisoka
Personally I'd just use film for the daytime...

Personally I'd just use film for the daytime (nothing beats slides) and use digital for low ISO situations.

Had the M8 but didn't like it as much due to ISO and durability issues.
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 10-07-2012
Replies: 304
Views: 102,129
Posted By magicianhisoka
Looking forward to my trip to Rome with my GR1s...

Looking forward to my trip to Rome with my GR1s too. With the same film no less :P

How did you do the long exposure setting? Did you rest the camera on a base or use a tripod?
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 10-06-2012
Replies: 16
Views: 2,648
Posted By magicianhisoka
Bokeh is the main point of difference. Both the...

Bokeh is the main point of difference. Both the canon and crons are equally sharp to the average viewer.

Miss the size on that tiny bugger.
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 10-03-2012
Replies: 31
Views: 5,616
Posted By magicianhisoka
You might be beating yourself too hard over...

You might be beating yourself too hard over nothing. I have friends that ooh and aah over anything that is over saturated.

Might want to ask yourself why do you want to shoot in color in the first...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-03-2012
Replies: 19
Views: 3,058
Posted By magicianhisoka
Had a third party grip on my M2 when I used fat...

Had a third party grip on my M2 when I used fat boy lenses like the 35mm 1.2. Helps to make it more stable but kinda defeated the purpose of it being small and stealthy :)
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-30-2012
Replies: 101
Views: 40,356
Posted By magicianhisoka
For what it is worth, I think the film looks...

For what it is worth, I think the film looks pleasing enough. Just curious how forgiving it is before I pick up some :)

Mind commenting on this Girmantas?
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 09-26-2012
Replies: 46
Views: 6,519
Posted By magicianhisoka
I got an autocord and I'm wishing I had a Rollei...

I got an autocord and I'm wishing I had a Rollei too. Enjoy it!
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 09-26-2012
Replies: 10
Views: 1,512
Posted By magicianhisoka
Elliot Erwitt's Personal...

Elliot Erwitt's Personal Best
Zona
Capitolio

Those are the 3 better photobooks I know.
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-22-2012
Replies: 48
Views: 8,275
Posted By magicianhisoka
An autocord would be awesome. Unique and chockful...

An autocord would be awesome. Unique and chockful of imaging potential :)
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-17-2012
Replies: 5
Views: 852
Posted By magicianhisoka
Funnily enough, I barely go less than F4 or 5.6....

Funnily enough, I barely go less than F4 or 5.6. Might wind up selling it after all this soul searching
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-17-2012
Replies: 5
Views: 852
Posted By magicianhisoka
Do you only zone focus that cron?

Been questioning the legitimacy of holding onto a summicron when most of my shots are made at f8 anyway (zone focusing junkie). Anyone else ran into this little epiphany?

I can honestly admit that...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 04-16-2012
Replies: 8
Views: 1,570
Posted By magicianhisoka
Seems decent. Almost getting a free camera for...

Seems decent. Almost getting a free camera for the price of the lens :)
Forum: Tom Abrahamsson of RapidWinder.com 04-15-2012
Replies: 35
Views: 21,809
Posted By magicianhisoka
I'd go with the zeiss unless you want the Leica...

I'd go with the zeiss unless you want the Leica brand or "character" filled look. Don't see why I'd pay more for a 50 year old lens when I can get a brand new one with better technical performance...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 04-13-2012
Replies: 25
Views: 19,386
Posted By magicianhisoka
Maybe it is time to try a new lab :)

Maybe it is time to try a new lab :)
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-08-2012
Replies: 3
Views: 935
Posted By magicianhisoka
Here's an extra tip: You can use the camera as...

Here's an extra tip:

You can use the camera as a negative viewer as well. If you put the camera near a loupe it works even better :) just set the 'black to white' setting on under Accessibility
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-08-2012
Replies: 175
Poll: 35 or 50?
Views: 33,330
Posted By magicianhisoka
I'm the odd egg that says 35 and 50!

I'm the odd egg that says 35 and 50!
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-07-2012
Replies: 25
Views: 3,397
Posted By magicianhisoka
I'd get a versatile first camera, an M2. Then I'd...

I'd get a versatile first camera, an M2. Then I'd decide which focal length I used most and dump the most cash on it. Splurge on a 50 cron and maybe a CV 35 2.5 :)
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-06-2012
Replies: 25
Views: 2,624
Posted By magicianhisoka
@randomm & @migtex thanks for the help! I'll be...

@randomm & @migtex thanks for the help! I'll be schooling at Lisbon so great to know I can get my film done up there.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-06-2012
Replies: 25
Views: 2,624
Posted By magicianhisoka
Getting lots of great feedback. Beats what I've...

Getting lots of great feedback. Beats what I've found by googling :)

If I stick to what I know, I'll just bring my M2 and a 35mm. Have a ricoh GR1s as a backup/wide camera. It has been a solid...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-06-2012
Replies: 25
Views: 2,624
Posted By magicianhisoka
May wind up adding a nex 5n to my kit closer to...

May wind up adding a nex 5n to my kit closer to my departure date. Hoping that some new product announcement will help the price drop just a bit more. I'd rather have more money for traveling at the...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-06-2012
Replies: 25
Views: 2,624
Posted By magicianhisoka
Thanks for the feedback guys. May just go fully...

Thanks for the feedback guys. May just go fully film after all :) Looking forward to the experience!
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-06-2012
Replies: 25
Views: 2,624
Posted By magicianhisoka
@frontman and @ruby, sounds like I may stock up...

@frontman and @ruby, sounds like I may stock up then. Since my girl has a compact, I guess we could depend on that.

@George Is there a ballpark figure for how much it costs to process a C41 roll of...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-06-2012
Replies: 25
Views: 2,624
Posted By magicianhisoka
If you had to stay abroad for months...

would you bring just film? Or mix it up with a digital camera?

Currently going through a mini dilemma while preparing for my exchange in Portugal. Have been shooting film exclusively for 6 months...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-05-2012
Replies: 39
Views: 4,745
Posted By magicianhisoka
I'd take this over the white M9-p any day :)

I'd take this over the white M9-p any day :)
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-02-2012
Replies: 29
Views: 2,665
Posted By magicianhisoka
I think all the replies above make financial...

I think all the replies above make financial sense. A brand new CV 35 2.5 can be had in your budget too :)
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 03-27-2012
Replies: 64
Views: 6,259
Posted By magicianhisoka
It would be struggling a lot in low light...

It would be struggling a lot in low light situations. Quality of photos will also be dependent on how well you can focus.

I'd say it is a nice wedding camera for the planned or emotional shots of...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 03-26-2012
Replies: 19
Views: 14,504
Posted By magicianhisoka
I got the GR1s. Superbly tiny and handles like a...

I got the GR1s. Superbly tiny and handles like a dream. Nothing much to learn at all. The flash is kinda weak (guide number 7) but as long as you move in close, it can still work as a camera for...
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 03-16-2012
Replies: 21
Views: 5,169
Posted By magicianhisoka
That looks like Bruce Gilden

That looks like Bruce Gilden
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 03-15-2012
Replies: 28
Views: 4,004
Posted By magicianhisoka
Its a beautiful camera. And I'd love to have one...

Its a beautiful camera. And I'd love to have one someday to complement my Hexar RF :)
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-14-2012
Replies: 21
Views: 1,455
Posted By magicianhisoka
Oh you lucky duck you :D

Oh you lucky duck you :D
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-11-2012
Replies: 36
Views: 4,127
Posted By magicianhisoka
For a classic look, can't go wrong with the...

For a classic look, can't go wrong with the summarit. The nokton is more of a modern beast. I had a blind test with a summilux and nokton but wound up preferring the nokton :) The summarit will be a...
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 02-29-2012
Replies: 12
Views: 2,217
Posted By magicianhisoka
Still a lovely camera with modern day trimmings

Still a lovely camera with modern day trimmings
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 02-26-2012
Replies: 247
Views: 24,378
Posted By magicianhisoka
Amazing historical photos. Beats anything I've...

Amazing historical photos. Beats anything I've seen this week :)
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-23-2012
Replies: 28
Views: 3,412
Posted By magicianhisoka
The best tip is get someone who knows how to do...

The best tip is get someone who knows how to do it to supervise. Helps to get the jitters off.

Other than that, practice will help you get better!
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-21-2012
Replies: 12
Views: 1,363
Posted By magicianhisoka
My guess would be above 1600 given current prices.

My guess would be above 1600 given current prices.
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 02-10-2012
Replies: 5
Views: 1,075
Posted By magicianhisoka
Other than the obvious frameline factor, I find...

Other than the obvious frameline factor, I find the 35 1.2 superior in every way except size and weight :)

I went with the 35mm 1.2 and I'm happy with it
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-03-2012
Replies: 4
Views: 691
Posted By magicianhisoka
Not the specks that are bothering me :) It is the...

Not the specks that are bothering me :) It is the marks around the edges. I'd be okay with it if it was pointed out to me beforehand. However, I paid for what I believed to be a "mint" lens. The...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-03-2012
Replies: 4
Views: 691
Posted By magicianhisoka
Anything wrong with this lens?

Have been running into a bad spate of luck with old lenses apparently...Just bought a lens that was rated at mint+ from a trusted online dealer and seemed pretty happy about the deal. Quick checks...
Forum: Nikon RF 01-31-2012
Replies: 13
Views: 1,626
Posted By magicianhisoka
Pretty hard to come by honestly. You'll have to...

Pretty hard to come by honestly. You'll have to wait for it!

This link will be helpful for you!
http://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=25733
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 01-21-2012
Replies: 16
Views: 3,879
Posted By magicianhisoka
So many nice 35mms floating around. Another vote...

So many nice 35mms floating around. Another vote from me if you can be happy with the 35mm 1.2's weight
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 01-10-2012
Replies: 8
Views: 2,310
Posted By magicianhisoka
Thanks for the info rlouzan! Using the same...

Thanks for the info rlouzan!

Using the same thing FrankS but I feel that it could be better.

Heya Krosya, used the 35mm 1.2 on my M2 with a grip and just started thinking, "Hey, this feels pretty...
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 01-07-2012
Replies: 8
Views: 2,310
Posted By magicianhisoka
Someone mentioned a RRS grip look-alike can be...

Someone mentioned a RRS grip look-alike can be used on the hexar. Trying to source for more info and will post what I find
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 01-06-2012
Replies: 8
Views: 2,310
Posted By magicianhisoka
Grip for the Hexar RF?

Heya guys, hoping to make my hexar a low light beast by strapping on the 35 1.2 to it 24/7. Unfortunately, that is a bit of a strain on the wrist as well. Hoping to find any info about grips that can...
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 12-21-2011
Replies: 19
Views: 6,627
Posted By magicianhisoka
Thanks a lot for sharing. Truly a rare and...

Thanks a lot for sharing. Truly a rare and interesting lens :) Also care to share how much you got it for? A ballpark price would be great.
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 12-13-2011
Replies: 16
Views: 2,081
Posted By magicianhisoka
Posted a new photo, still gives the same results...

Posted a new photo, still gives the same results despite disabling features, scanning at 2400 dpi and resizing. If you move back and forth between the photos, you'll get what I mean. It is very...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 12-13-2011
Replies: 16
Views: 2,081
Posted By magicianhisoka
Turned off a few of the auto functions and doing...

Turned off a few of the auto functions and doing a rescan now. Hopefully something changes. Thanks for the help so far Brian :)

If the camera were backfocused, wouldn't it show up in all the wide...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 12-13-2011
Replies: 16
Views: 2,081
Posted By magicianhisoka
Where I stay, exchanges don't exist sadly. If I...

Where I stay, exchanges don't exist sadly. If I can, I will try and beat canon's head in with it tomorrow. Though I don't know what I can tell them to make my case.

Could you elaborate more about...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 12-13-2011
Replies: 16
Views: 2,081
Posted By magicianhisoka
I was ready to accept about 1800 given the price...

I was ready to accept about 1800 given the price :) I'm not looking for a dedicated film scanner in a flatbed haha. Just something I can hopefully blow up to 6R but fingers crossed on that.
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 12-13-2011
Replies: 16
Views: 2,081
Posted By magicianhisoka
http://www.flickr.com/photos/geraldkishuachew/sets...

http://www.flickr.com/photos/geraldkishuachew/sets/72157628403395583/

If you guys don't mind, you'll have to look at it in the lightbox. Look at the title to tell which DPI setting was used. They...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 12-13-2011
Replies: 16
Views: 2,081
Posted By magicianhisoka
Heya all, didn't expect this many replies so soon...

Heya all, didn't expect this many replies so soon :)

I know they like to play up their capabilities. But mine lists itself as being 9600. It would suck for it to be 600 >_>

@efix : my results at...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 12-13-2011
Replies: 16
Views: 2,081
Posted By magicianhisoka
Is softness at higher DPI normal?

Heya all, just picked up a canon 9000F with the intention to cut my film bill. Unfortunately, my first 24 hours has been pretty much marred by disappointment, until i accidentally set my DPI setting...
Forum: RFF News 12-01-2011
Replies: 174
Views: 15,818
Posted By magicianhisoka
It is so good to be back :)

It is so good to be back :)
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 11-21-2011
Replies: 76
Views: 15,267
Posted By magicianhisoka
You have a good eye for interesting shapes :)

You have a good eye for interesting shapes :)
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 11-19-2011
Replies: 5
Views: 1,005
Posted By magicianhisoka
Alright, thanks all :) Will leave it in the film...

Alright, thanks all :) Will leave it in the film canister till I actually need to use it. And where I live is pretty humid so guess its good that I was warned about that.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 11-19-2011
Replies: 5
Views: 1,005
Posted By magicianhisoka
Putting film back into the fridge

Hi all, out of curiosity, what happens to my film if I take it out of the fridge, carry it around for a day and put it back in the fridge? Will there be an adverse effect?
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-15-2011
Replies: 1
Views: 672
Posted By magicianhisoka
Taking a shot in the dark and going with 35mm.

Taking a shot in the dark and going with 35mm.
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 11-13-2011
Replies: 26
Views: 3,370
Posted By magicianhisoka
I personally found I couldn't live with the 35mm...

I personally found I couldn't live with the 35mm 1.2 alone. I have a 35mm f2 hexanon for a daily lens.
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 11-13-2011
Replies: 18
Views: 3,121
Posted By magicianhisoka
Could I have a copy of it? :)

Could I have a copy of it? :)
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 11-09-2011
Replies: 16
Views: 4,450
Posted By magicianhisoka
Woohoo looking forward to some solid details.

Woohoo looking forward to some solid details.
Forum: Optics Theory - 11-09-2011
Replies: 6
Views: 1,394
Posted By magicianhisoka
Thanks Brian. Will let my buddy know. Hopefully...

Thanks Brian. Will let my buddy know. Hopefully its something that can be cleaned :)
Forum: Optics Theory - 11-09-2011
Replies: 6
Views: 1,394
Posted By magicianhisoka
It's an avenon 28mm 3.5 so nope, not a Minolta...

It's an avenon 28mm 3.5 so nope, not a Minolta but definitely a Japanese lens
Forum: Optics Theory - 11-09-2011
Replies: 6
Views: 1,394
Posted By magicianhisoka
Thanks Sevo. He also mentioned its not obvious...

Thanks Sevo. He also mentioned its not obvious under normal sunlight. He really had to go up close to see it. Thanks for the input :)
Forum: Optics Theory - 11-09-2011
Replies: 6
Views: 1,394
Posted By magicianhisoka
What is up with this lens?

Heya guys, a buddy of mine asked me what this was and I was pretty stumped as to how to answer him. Anyone can shed more light on this? He took it on an iphone 4 with a "magnifier" lens so pardon the...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-09-2011
Replies: 10
Views: 1,195
Posted By magicianhisoka
I'd pick up a canon 50mm 1.4 or nokton 1.5 LTM in...

I'd pick up a canon 50mm 1.4 or nokton 1.5 LTM in the meantime while waiting. It has been 3 months and I'm still no closer to finding one either.
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 11-09-2011
Replies: 43
Views: 13,386
Posted By magicianhisoka
21mm is a fun focal length to play with for...

21mm is a fun focal length to play with for streets. Glad you're enjoying it :)
Forum: DIYS Modifications 11-08-2011
Replies: 12
Views: 10,161
Posted By magicianhisoka
Would love to see sample images :)

Would love to see sample images :)
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-07-2011
Replies: 6
Views: 827
Posted By magicianhisoka
Self timer makes a click sound at the end of the...

Self timer makes a click sound at the end of the timer. But it doesn't make it go back to normal. Still stuck.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-07-2011
Replies: 6
Views: 827
Posted By magicianhisoka
Don't have one so I won't be able to confirm that.

Don't have one so I won't be able to confirm that.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-07-2011
Replies: 6
Views: 827
Posted By magicianhisoka
What is wrong with my shutter?

Left my M2 alone for a couple of weeks in my dry cabinet. It was uncocked and had a roll of unfinished film in it which i just decided to remove today. After taking it out and replacing the...
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 10-29-2011
Replies: 4
Views: 3,908
Posted By magicianhisoka
Thanks for the share!

Thanks for the share!
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 10-29-2011
Replies: 412
Views: 118,738
Posted By magicianhisoka
The filter makes it look special :)

The filter makes it look special :)
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 10-24-2011
Replies: 54
Views: 4,565
Posted By magicianhisoka
I'm looking to sell a Leica m2 with 35mm 1.2...

I'm looking to sell a Leica m2 with 35mm 1.2 which might suit your needs :)

If I'd have to stick to one lens only, it would be the fastest I can afford. A canon 50mm 1.4 ltm would make sense too if...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 10-22-2011
Replies: 5
Views: 2,322
Posted By magicianhisoka
Like the trees shot too :)

Like the trees shot too :)
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 10-19-2011
Replies: 35
Views: 5,451
Posted By magicianhisoka
GF1 works great. It is fast and snappy. Doesn't...

GF1 works great. It is fast and snappy. Doesn't have the fancy bells and whistles like touch screen and tilting screens. But it feels more mature as a shooter camera than the GF2 and GF3.

Makes a...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 10-18-2011
Replies: 58
Views: 6,583
Posted By magicianhisoka
Just glad that the OP was okay despite the ordeal...

Just glad that the OP was okay despite the ordeal and learned something from it. There's always a fine line between aggression and friendliness in high tension situations.
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-17-2011
Replies: 87
Views: 7,256
Posted By magicianhisoka
Black and white just works for some of us. I see...

Black and white just works for some of us. I see the value in it artistically.
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 10-16-2011
Replies: 8
Views: 4,879
Posted By magicianhisoka
Seen it side by side with my 20mm 1.7 and I must...

Seen it side by side with my 20mm 1.7 and I must admit it will look HUGE. It is rather long too for a 25mm. If you love great bokeh and close focusing, it is a great lens. Takes a lot of patience to...
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 10-10-2011
Replies: 3
Views: 2,613
Posted By magicianhisoka
Will try and do some detective work. Though I...

Will try and do some detective work. Though I doubt that the information will be freely available.
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-08-2011
Replies: 189
Views: 16,626
Posted By magicianhisoka
Great to see these pictures. Tells you how...

Great to see these pictures. Tells you how powerful a bunch of people can be with a marker and bits of cardboard :)

Just for general knowledge, protests are banned where I'm from so things just go...
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 10-04-2011
Replies: 98
Views: 84,769
Posted By magicianhisoka
This thread makes me appreciate the hexanon line...

This thread makes me appreciate the hexanon line more :)
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 10-03-2011
Replies: 23
Views: 2,031
Posted By magicianhisoka
There's a kobalux 28mm in the classifieds that...

There's a kobalux 28mm in the classifieds that you can look at as well :)
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 10-02-2011
Replies: 72
Views: 12,939
Posted By magicianhisoka
http://www.ebay.com/itm/300602536138?ssPageName=ST...

http://www.ebay.com/itm/300602536138?ssPageName=STRK:MEDWX:IT#ht_500wt_922

Was going to post this as a new thread. But having the hood and leather case really drove up the price here.
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 10-01-2011
Replies: 4
Views: 2,411
Posted By magicianhisoka
Show your 35mm Hexanon M mount shots!

Don't really see a thread for this lens. Anyone would like to make the first move to contribute? :) I'm still picking through my samples but look out for some stuff soon!
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 10-01-2011
Replies: 10
Views: 1,843
Posted By magicianhisoka
I had an extremely dirty sensor once. Cleaned it...

I had an extremely dirty sensor once. Cleaned it out after 10 minutes of blowing on the sensor. Not with my breath of course :) Just takes some patience.
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-30-2011
Replies: 41
Views: 5,710
Posted By magicianhisoka
I'm in :p do I get discounted film for life in...

I'm in :p do I get discounted film for life in return?
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 09-28-2011
Replies: 57
Views: 24,853
Posted By magicianhisoka
Agreed! But the results from these old lenses...

Agreed! But the results from these old lenses really surprise me. And you're partly the reason why i want to get my hands on another 50mm :P
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 09-28-2011
Replies: 11
Views: 5,415
Posted By magicianhisoka
Wow...that's expensive. But I must say, the...

Wow...that's expensive. But I must say, the results look wonderful
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 09-28-2011
Replies: 129
Views: 48,289
Posted By magicianhisoka
Oh my, why are the kittens being caged?

Oh my, why are the kittens being caged?
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 09-28-2011
Replies: 57
Views: 24,853
Posted By magicianhisoka
Haha, f/3.5 isn't that fast either :P

Haha, f/3.5 isn't that fast either :P
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 09-27-2011
Replies: 72
Views: 12,939
Posted By magicianhisoka
I wish mine could fetch such a price :P

I wish mine could fetch such a price :P
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-26-2011
Replies: 6
Views: 1,057
Posted By magicianhisoka
Nuts, was in the market for this =/

Nuts, was in the market for this =/
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 09-24-2011
Replies: 449
Views: 121,215
Posted By magicianhisoka
Can't wait to use my canon 50mm 1.4 though. i'm...

Can't wait to use my canon 50mm 1.4 though. i'm beginning to realize i like the classic look vintage lenses give me
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 09-24-2011
Replies: 412
Views: 118,738
Posted By magicianhisoka
Lovely. Would like to see more. And i think the...

Lovely. Would like to see more. And i think the prices of 21mm lenses will be going up soon
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 09-23-2011
Replies: 449
Views: 121,215
Posted By magicianhisoka
the shot i made using my canon 35/2 roughly...

the shot i made using my canon 35/2 roughly looked like this :)
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 09-22-2011
Replies: 11
Views: 1,402
Posted By magicianhisoka
Prices will only soar!

Prices will only soar!
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 09-21-2011
Replies: 41
Views: 5,368
Posted By magicianhisoka
I'd go for whichever combination allows me to...

I'd go for whichever combination allows me to have the best glass. If the m8 is your first foray into the digital realm, you might be a little displeased with the results without processing. I'd...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-20-2011
Replies: 7,463
Views: 3,808,039
Posted By magicianhisoka
That is a whole lot of mechanical goodness right...

That is a whole lot of mechanical goodness right there!
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 09-19-2011
Replies: 19
Views: 7,883
Posted By magicianhisoka
Think it's about 750 USD from interweb prices....

Think it's about 750 USD from interweb prices. Sans the viewfinder :)
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 09-19-2011
Replies: 7
Views: 4,507
Posted By magicianhisoka
Maybe it's time to pick up the 35/1.2 which would...

Maybe it's time to pick up the 35/1.2 which would give you an extra stop or so to play with :)

overall, an interesting look into another world for me!
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 09-18-2011
Replies: 20
Views: 2,812
Posted By magicianhisoka
Seconded :) I'm contemplating getting an adapter...

Seconded :)

I'm contemplating getting an adapter for my magnifier too. Would love to hear feedback about how it worked out!
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-18-2011
Replies: 45
Views: 13,361
Posted By magicianhisoka
Hard to make it an ultimate shootout poll unless...

Hard to make it an ultimate shootout poll unless someone has shot with all 3 of the lenses listed :) Personally, I like the 35mm Hex but never tried the other 2!
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-18-2011
Replies: 40
Views: 6,121
Posted By magicianhisoka
That's an interesting comment. I hear they're...

That's an interesting comment. I hear they're nearly indistinguishable :) But I'll do a test when I get myself a copy of the canon and post some more comments :)
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 09-18-2011
Replies: 20
Views: 2,812
Posted By magicianhisoka
No idea why, after touching an M2, I kinda like...

No idea why, after touching an M2, I kinda like it too. But they're different animals altogether. Should be keeping both for awhile!
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-15-2011
Replies: 40
Views: 6,121
Posted By magicianhisoka
The 50mm 1.5 nokton is my poor man's lux. But I...

The 50mm 1.5 nokton is my poor man's lux. But I am impressed by the canon 1.4 which is decades older!
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 09-12-2011
Replies: 20
Views: 2,812
Posted By magicianhisoka
I'm currently enjoying mine :) i got it together...

I'm currently enjoying mine :) i got it together with a hexanon 35mm F2 M mount. halfway through my first roll of film. exciting!
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-11-2011
Replies: 441
Views: 229,463
Posted By magicianhisoka
Beautiful :)

Beautiful :)
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 09-11-2011
Replies: 270
Views: 145,830
Posted By magicianhisoka
Nice shots of sheen. Two and a half men will...

Nice shots of sheen. Two and a half men will never be the same without him.
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-10-2011
Replies: 9,000
Views: 881,541
Posted By magicianhisoka
A mint hexar RF with a mint 35mm f2 m mount. My...

A mint hexar RF with a mint 35mm f2 m mount. My first foray into film!
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 09-09-2011
Replies: 20
Views: 2,812
Posted By magicianhisoka
Getting itchier by the moment. Someone just made...

Getting itchier by the moment. Someone just made me an offer for a vanilla hexar set with all the basic accessories included. Though it's slightly more pricey at 900 USD. Time to go count my finances...
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 09-09-2011
Replies: 20
Views: 2,812
Posted By magicianhisoka
You're making me itch for it more. I wish the...

You're making me itch for it more. I wish the millennium set I was eyeing came with all the accessories though I wouldn't have been able to afford the 50mm 1.2 it came with haha
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 09-09-2011
Replies: 20
Views: 2,812
Posted By magicianhisoka
Great to know. Im planning on using a 50mm 1.5...

Great to know. Im planning on using a 50mm 1.5 nokton with it :)

Seems like mine is a little pricey after all. Will try more sources before I commit. Thanks for the info!
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 09-09-2011
Replies: 20
Views: 2,812
Posted By magicianhisoka
Alright. I'll consider whether or not I should...

Alright. I'll consider whether or not I should get it as a replacement for my m8 then. Btw, would 740 USD be a fair price for a millennium set without much visible abuse? Seems to be in rather okay...
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 09-09-2011
Replies: 20
Views: 2,812
Posted By magicianhisoka
50mm on hexar rf

Hi guys, I read on the net that the base length of the hexar rf makes it more of a 28 and 35mm camera than a 50mm due to focusing accuracy. Do any users of thus camera feel this to be the case?
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 09-07-2011
Replies: 96
Views: 9,715
Posted By magicianhisoka
I'd disagree here. In this day and age, spray and...

I'd disagree here. In this day and age, spray and pray is another photographic school of thought. Of course, its not as dependable as a planned and deliberate photo. But because of this alternative,...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-07-2011
Replies: 123
Views: 14,601
Posted By magicianhisoka
I'm voter 101! Looking forward to the great...

I'm voter 101! Looking forward to the great revelation.
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 09-06-2011
Replies: 270
Views: 145,830
Posted By magicianhisoka
Quick question on the V2, does the 0.5m minimum...

Quick question on the V2, does the 0.5m minimum focusing distance actually show up properly on the viewfinder? I was told that most rangefinders are optimized for 0.7m or 1m in general. Currently...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 09-05-2011
Replies: 10
Views: 1,351
Posted By magicianhisoka
Not sure how to link photos so I'll just drop my...

Not sure how to link photos so I'll just drop my flickr link here :)

http://www.flickr.com/photos/geraldkishuachew/sets/72157627599684774/

Just some background information :

These were shot in...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 09-05-2011
Replies: 10
Views: 1,351
Posted By magicianhisoka
Let's keep the passion going guys :) For the past...

Let's keep the passion going guys :) For the past couple of months I've been too hung up on gear. Constantly trying to mix up the formula of what to buy and sell in hope of having the "ultimate"...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 09-05-2011
Replies: 10
Views: 1,351
Posted By magicianhisoka
It's a strange kind of love. But love is never...

It's a strange kind of love. But love is never wrong :p
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 09-05-2011
Replies: 10
Views: 1,351
Posted By magicianhisoka
I feel alive again!

Hello all. As I type this, I'm sitting on the bus on the way home. Feeling a rush of exuberance now as I just finished what I feel to be a meaningful hour of street photography and I feel that I have...
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 09-04-2011
Replies: 5
Views: 1,169
Posted By magicianhisoka
Faris, your photos make me wish I could drop my...

Faris, your photos make me wish I could drop my studies and march into the highlands =/
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 09-04-2011
Replies: 24
Views: 1,706
Posted By magicianhisoka
fortunately for me, the people i bought from...

fortunately for me, the people i bought from didn't share fireblade's sentiment :P

Sometimes it's painful to look at a lens that languishes in a dry cabinet for too long. I would prefer it goes out...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 09-04-2011
Replies: 2
Views: 1,347
Posted By magicianhisoka
Ricoh GV-1 Compatibility

Hey all!

wondering if anyone has any experience with this optical viewfinder. I'm looking at acquiring it as focusing my avenon 21mm on an M8 is proving to be a bit of a challenge. Hoping that the...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 09-03-2011
Replies: 24
Views: 1,706
Posted By magicianhisoka
i personally transition between lenses a lot but...

i personally transition between lenses a lot but it doesn't bother me. as long as i make the images i want
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-01-2011
Replies: 350
Views: 33,466
Posted By magicianhisoka
a 50mm 1.4 summilux ver 3 :)

a 50mm 1.4 summilux ver 3 :)
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