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Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 21 Hours Ago
Replies: 22
Views: 550
Posted By jsrockit
I get that. I do. Honestly, I shop online so I...

I get that. I do. Honestly, I shop online so I don't have to deal with salesmen believe it or not. And yes, I've been to the Leica store in NYC. It's still just a camera store to me.
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 1 Day Ago
Replies: 22
Views: 550
Posted By jsrockit
You do know that the same Leica stores ship...

You do know that the same Leica stores ship right? I can't see a difference between buying in store and online at the same store. Some people do not live anywhere near a Leica store.
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 1 Day Ago
Replies: 16
Views: 526
Posted By jsrockit
I agree with this completely. I did the tests...

I agree with this completely. I did the tests many years ago and now know what to do to get what I expect. However, to make a book to sell, it is still way too expensive. Bob's suggestion of...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 1 Day Ago
Replies: 60
Views: 2,130
Posted By jsrockit
Haha, awesome...

Haha, awesome...
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 1 Day Ago
Replies: 16
Views: 526
Posted By jsrockit
Blurb can be used and used well. However, you...

Blurb can be used and used well. However, you have to do multiple test books etc to figure out what works well. I will agree that I would use someone else for B&W (though I've done successful B&W...
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 1 Day Ago
Replies: 16
Views: 526
Posted By jsrockit
I've been using Blurb as well, but there has to...

I've been using Blurb as well, but there has to be other options to make it cheaper...for many copies.
Forum: Fuji X Series 2 Days Ago
Replies: 20
Views: 490
Posted By jsrockit
And pay twice the price...

And pay twice the price...
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 2 Days Ago
Replies: 16
Views: 526
Posted By jsrockit
I don't have the answer, but I am interested in...

I don't have the answer, but I am interested in general... color and B&W. Anyone?
Forum: Fuji X Series 2 Days Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 139
Posted By jsrockit
Yep, these are what I used when I replaced...

Yep, these are what I used when I replaced mine... Nikon 19mm
Forum: Fuji X Series 2 Days Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 139
Posted By jsrockit
I hope this helps: "Again, a setting of -1 is...

I hope this helps:

"Again, a setting of -1 is almost always adequate for people of normal vision (don’t ask me how).

If you require a correction past the range of -3 to +1 for your camera that...
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 2 Days Ago
Replies: 15
Views: 270
Posted By jsrockit
Seems ok to me... each one gives you a wide to...

Seems ok to me... each one gives you a wide to normal range... so each day you can only bring one and still not be too specialized (meaning too wide for most photographs).
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 3 Days Ago
Replies: 16
Views: 654
Posted By jsrockit
Agree with Huss.

Agree with Huss.
Forum: Fuji X Series 3 Days Ago
Replies: 20
Views: 490
Posted By jsrockit
I think IBIS is better than OIS by far ......

I think IBIS is better than OIS by far ... generally speaking.
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 3 Days Ago
Replies: 158
Views: 3,957
Posted By jsrockit
Si I can tell you one thing, I’ve learned that...

Si

I can tell you one thing, I’ve learned that the Leica M, as beautiful as it is, is one of the worse cameras for what I want to do. I’m not a zoom user or long tele user either... 50mm is my...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 3 Days Ago
Replies: 158
Views: 3,957
Posted By jsrockit
But imagine if that TV only had 3 channels with...

But imagine if that TV only had 3 channels with only those options 24/7!
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 3 Days Ago
Replies: 158
Views: 3,957
Posted By jsrockit
Yeah, I guess some of us headcases just like some...

Yeah, I guess some of us headcases just like some tools more than others... :D
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 3 Days Ago
Replies: 158
Views: 3,957
Posted By jsrockit
You`ve never used a camera that didn`t work for...

You`ve never used a camera that didn`t work for you? One that you didn`t like? or do you love them all equally? Sure, that might be a problem with the person, but there are certainly poorly...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 3 Days Ago
Replies: 60
Views: 2,130
Posted By jsrockit
Anything you that two people are interested in...

Anything you that two people are interested in can be no?
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 4 Days Ago
Replies: 60
Views: 2,130
Posted By jsrockit
And, apparently, weed too... ;)

And, apparently, weed too... ;)
Forum: Fuji X Series 4 Days Ago
Replies: 20
Views: 490
Posted By jsrockit
Not many people buy things only because they need...

Not many people buy things only because they need it.
Forum: Fuji X Series 4 Days Ago
Replies: 20
Views: 490
Posted By jsrockit
With the fact that you want to use the 16-80mm,...

With the fact that you want to use the 16-80mm, the X-H1 might be the better option. I find the RF shaped cameras are better suited to RF sized lenses. However, you are an X-E fan and have used big...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 4 Days Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 569
Posted By jsrockit
Why? Because it has an info LCD and a larger...

Why? Because it has an info LCD and a larger grip? What other changes are there that make it unfriendly?
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 4 Days Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 569
Posted By jsrockit
haha, you have a way with words... poetic almost.

haha, you have a way with words... poetic almost.
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 4 Days Ago
Replies: 16
Views: 654
Posted By jsrockit
May I ask why you are not using it (i.e. no...

May I ask why you are not using it (i.e. no longer using film)? Have you scanned everything you need scanned (from the past)?

If the answer is yes to both, sell... but I'm an all digital guy...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 4 Days Ago
Replies: 158
Views: 3,957
Posted By jsrockit
I'm with both of you too... I use both simple and...

I'm with both of you too... I use both simple and complex cameras. However, do not tell you do not have a preference. All preferences are in the mind or as you guys say the user's problem. Why is...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 4 Days Ago
Replies: 158
Views: 3,957
Posted By jsrockit
Nick, even if it is in someone`s head, it is real...

Nick, even if it is in someone`s head, it is real to them. Some just do not like superfluous modes when there are models that are exactly like they like.

I use a Sony A7R II sometimes ... it is the...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 4 Days Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 569
Posted By jsrockit
X-H1 = February 15, 2018 X-T3 = September 6,...

X-H1 = February 15, 2018
X-T3 = September 6, 2018



Nobody? I know a few people, personally, that love it.
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 4 Days Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 569
Posted By jsrockit
Not anytime soon according to rumors sites.... I...

Not anytime soon according to rumors sites.... I have a feeling that the X-T4 will have IBIS.
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 4 Days Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 569
Posted By jsrockit
Well, I couldn’t pass up the X-H1 at $999. ...

Well, I couldn’t pass up the X-H1 at $999. Wasn’t interested at $2000, but now? Ok. I think it’ll be a nice dedicated body for the 56mm 1.2.
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 4 Days Ago
Replies: 158
Views: 3,957
Posted By jsrockit
Some people just like things to be basic. To be...

Some people just like things to be basic. To be clean, to be designed perfectly. Some people like a Swiss Army knife approach. There is nothing wrong with liking one more than the other. We don’t...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 5 Days Ago
Replies: 60
Views: 2,130
Posted By jsrockit
Why is it always one or the other? and people...

Why is it always one or the other? and people didn`t use most of their images when using roll film either...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 5 Days Ago
Replies: 158
Views: 3,957
Posted By jsrockit
Both are equally good if you have been out there...

Both are equally good if you have been out there making photographs with them for almost 40 years. What else could give you that enjoyment at such a great price for that extended period of time? ...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 5 Days Ago
Replies: 60
Views: 2,130
Posted By jsrockit
Because it simply is not mainstream... I'm not...

Because it simply is not mainstream... I'm not sure why that surprises people.
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 5 Days Ago
Replies: 104
Views: 10,265
Posted By jsrockit
For my needs / likes, I prefer the Classic...

For my needs / likes, I prefer the Classic Non-Adust from Lance:

https://lancecamerastraps.com/classic-non-adjust/

You can customize the length which is important to me. I like 44 inches......
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 6 Days Ago
Replies: 60
Views: 2,130
Posted By jsrockit
Well, I meant sexy to look at... for use, it was...

Well, I meant sexy to look at... for use, it was always not my style.
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 6 Days Ago
Replies: 60
Views: 2,130
Posted By jsrockit
Iíve had people ask me if I can still get film...

Iíve had people ask me if I can still get film for a digital m and the x100 series! But letís face it, the Rolleiflex is certainly one of the sexier cameras.
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 6 Days Ago
Replies: 158
Views: 3,957
Posted By jsrockit
I would say that those high end canon / Nikon...

I would say that those high end canon / Nikon film mechanical cameras were a lot closer to a film M than the latest high end digital counterparts.
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 1 Week Ago
Replies: 158
Views: 3,957
Posted By jsrockit
It's funny, I’ve never bought a Leica because it...

It's funny, I’ve never bought a Leica because it was German. I bought it because it was a great rangefinder. I have certainly used Canadian Leica lenses on my Leica in the past.

Now I’m starting...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 1 Week Ago
Replies: 158
Views: 3,957
Posted By jsrockit
Yes, but we all knew this already... ;) (and...

Yes, but we all knew this already... ;) (and thank you for the detective work!)
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 1 Week Ago
Replies: 158
Views: 3,957
Posted By jsrockit
These high end lenses COULD be made elsewhere,...

These high end lenses COULD be made elsewhere, but has Leica made any AF lenses at all yet?



Interesting... I won't be buying, but I find it it very interesting Leica's wording on how things are...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 1 Week Ago
Replies: 158
Views: 3,957
Posted By jsrockit
and that certain something can only be done by...

and that certain something can only be done by Germans! ;)
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 1 Week Ago
Replies: 158
Views: 3,957
Posted By jsrockit
Where’s the proof?

Where’s the proof?
Forum: Photography General Interest 1 Week Ago
Replies: 58
Views: 2,339
Posted By jsrockit
Sorry Phil, I meant to PM and got side tracked. ...

Sorry Phil, I meant to PM and got side tracked. I PM`d you now. I just didn`t think the response to your original post was headed in the right direction. It was getting personal.
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 1 Week Ago
Replies: 158
Views: 3,957
Posted By jsrockit
:rolleyes:

:rolleyes:
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 1 Week Ago
Replies: 158
Views: 3,957
Posted By jsrockit
I don`t know to be honest... maybe I don`t know...

I don`t know to be honest... maybe I don`t know what I`m talking about.
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 1 Week Ago
Replies: 158
Views: 3,957
Posted By jsrockit
Maybe I`m not getting it... does it say Made in...

Maybe I`m not getting it... does it say Made in Japan on the lens?
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 1 Week Ago
Replies: 158
Views: 3,957
Posted By jsrockit
Wink Does it matter? Do you think it`s a conspiracy...

Does it matter? Do you think it`s a conspiracy and that it is not made in their factory? or are you thinking it`s not the factory in Germany and that somehow matters?

I take what they say as ... ...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 1 Week Ago
Replies: 158
Views: 3,957
Posted By jsrockit
Hahaha, love it... pure snobbery calling it a...

Hahaha, love it... pure snobbery calling it a Japanese lens. Japanese lenses are great too...
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 1 Week Ago
Replies: 15
Views: 306
Posted By jsrockit
Well, he's getting the 16-80mm...

Well, he's getting the 16-80mm...
Forum: Photography General Interest 1 Week Ago
Replies: 75
Views: 2,237
Posted By jsrockit
Yeah it sucked but we survived and we have been...

Yeah it sucked but we survived and we have been back. You have more experience than me there, so Iíll leave it at that. Enjoy it!
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 1 Week Ago
Replies: 15
Views: 306
Posted By jsrockit
I would think that the 14mm, 16-80mm, and one...

I would think that the 14mm, 16-80mm, and one small prime of your favorite focal length could do it all for you.
Forum: Photography General Interest 1 Week Ago
Replies: 75
Views: 2,237
Posted By jsrockit
Be careful in some areas of BA. My girlfriend...

Be careful in some areas of BA. My girlfriend had her head smashed on the ground and her purse stolen while they held me off at knife point. I know some here will think we were just stupid...
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 1 Week Ago
Replies: 15
Views: 306
Posted By jsrockit
Did you sell everything else?

Did you sell everything else?
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 1 Week Ago
Replies: 89
Views: 1,379
Posted By jsrockit
Thatís certainly a valid reason.

Thatís certainly a valid reason.
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 1 Week Ago
Replies: 89
Views: 1,379
Posted By jsrockit
Raid, the whole time I have been on this site,...

Raid, the whole time I have been on this site, you've been a Leica M user and not someone who changes equipment a lot. I would be curious to hear why you are considering the SL instead of another M.
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 1 Week Ago
Replies: 31
Views: 1,135
Posted By jsrockit
Well, I guess for some... but I use RAW and I...

Well, I guess for some... but I use RAW and I like Fuji because of the classic controls. I don't care about emulating film. But I get your point now.



I honestly do not try to get a film...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 1 Week Ago
Replies: 89
Views: 1,379
Posted By jsrockit
I agree somewhat...since I prefer Fuji, but the...

I agree somewhat...since I prefer Fuji, but the CL is certainly a nice camera that is very capable. It is just way too expensive.
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 31
Views: 1,135
Posted By jsrockit
Huh? Care to expand on this?

Huh? Care to expand on this?
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 31
Views: 1,135
Posted By jsrockit
Are you sure of this? How old is your computer?

Are you sure of this? How old is your computer?
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 89
Views: 1,379
Posted By jsrockit
I wouldn't say it as harsh, because I like the CL...

I wouldn't say it as harsh, because I like the CL and the Q series, but the SL is not my thing at all. M all day long in this scenario.
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 31
Views: 1,135
Posted By jsrockit
but then again 11x14” hasn’t been big for a long...

but then again 11x14” hasn’t been big for a long time. The average photo printer does 13x19” ... is consider that to be the new common size.
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 31
Views: 1,135
Posted By jsrockit
I've come to find that the sweet spot for me is...

I've come to find that the sweet spot for me is APSC, though I do like to use FF occasionally. APSC is the perfect balance of depth of field wide open at F2 when I need it on the street (not too...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 27
Views: 914
Posted By jsrockit
The M9 was $7000 when released. Unfortunately, I...

The M9 was $7000 when released. Unfortunately, I paid that price so I remember.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 464
Posted By jsrockit
Pretty cool... thanks for sharing

Pretty cool... thanks for sharing
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 27
Views: 914
Posted By jsrockit
I wouldnít buy it either but I found it...

I wouldnít buy it either but I found it interesting. It doesnít make me mad like it did to you. Haha.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 27
Views: 914
Posted By jsrockit
I thought more would be interested in this weird...

I thought more would be interested in this weird offer... ;)
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 351
Posted By jsrockit
Article: An Ode to the Leica M9...

Thought some might be interested...

Article...
Forum: Photography General Interest 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 43
Views: 1,265
Posted By jsrockit
A sexy pair...

A sexy pair...
Forum: Photography General Interest 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 43
Views: 1,265
Posted By jsrockit
I'm not sure why you think the Apple Watch can't...

I'm not sure why you think the Apple Watch can't show you time at a glance. Once you bring it up to viewing height to look at it, it always shows the time immediately.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 27
Views: 914
Posted By jsrockit
Refurbished M9 a la carte?

Interesting...

https://www.slack.co.uk/m9-for-ccd-lovers.html
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 397
Posted By jsrockit
How much would he get for parts? Seems $700 is...

How much would he get for parts? Seems $700 is low for a fully functioned recently serviced M2 in today's pricing world.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 288
Views: 12,666
Posted By jsrockit
But for photography, it could be useful no?

But for photography, it could be useful no?
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 288
Views: 12,666
Posted By jsrockit
For real? :D

For real? :D
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 48
Views: 1,422
Posted By jsrockit
But this is the thing, shooting a lot isn’t...

But this is the thing, shooting a lot isn’t always about using the motor drive approach. It could be just walking the entire day during some really good light. It could be just seeing a lot to...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 48
Views: 1,422
Posted By jsrockit
Are you implying that if you shoot a lot, you...

Are you implying that if you shoot a lot, you only get good photos by accident?
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 448
Posted By jsrockit
I, for one, will buy this lens to use with a Sony...

I, for one, will buy this lens to use with a Sony A7R II.
Forum: Photography General Interest 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 8,900
Views: 868,395
Posted By jsrockit
Sony A7R II and 50mm 1.8 FE

Sony A7R II and 50mm 1.8 FE
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 48
Views: 1,422
Posted By jsrockit
Could work for some, but I prefer going out on...

Could work for some, but I prefer going out on the streets and just trying and trying quickly... it is when my most unpredictable shots happen. Also, by photographing a lot I am always looking for...
Forum: Photography General Interest 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 244
Views: 12,338
Posted By jsrockit
Any examples Huss?

Any examples Huss?
Forum: Photography General Interest 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 119
Views: 6,010
Posted By jsrockit
The reason I used this thread is because a lot...

The reason I used this thread is because a lot has changed on this site in the last 9 years. I thought it would be fun to see how our tastes have changed...

A big changing point around the time of...
Forum: Photography General Interest 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 119
Views: 6,010
Posted By jsrockit
FUJIFILM X-H1 Sony A7R II Sigma 45mm 2.8

FUJIFILM X-H1
Sony A7R II
Sigma 45mm 2.8
Forum: CSC : Digital Compact System Cameras - 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 47
Views: 2,002
Posted By jsrockit
That didn`t answer the question for me. I have...

That didn`t answer the question for me. I have been using the x-trans sensors since they came out...and I know it well. I`ve been using Fuji at the same time as using bayer sensor cameras. I don`t...
Forum: CSC : Digital Compact System Cameras - 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 47
Views: 2,002
Posted By jsrockit
What makes Fuji files hard to work with?

What makes Fuji files hard to work with?
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 42
Views: 1,144
Posted By jsrockit
Ding ding ding... we have a winner.

Ding ding ding... we have a winner.
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 24
Views: 866
Posted By jsrockit
Nice! ... ...

Nice! ... ...
Forum: CSC : Digital Compact System Cameras - 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 47
Views: 2,002
Posted By jsrockit
If you do get the Canon... be sure to update this...

If you do get the Canon... be sure to update this thread after awhile of use.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 288
Views: 12,666
Posted By jsrockit
Man, I’ve always wanted a gold lens... now’s my...

Man, I’ve always wanted a gold lens... now’s my chance!
Forum: Fuji Digital General Discussion 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 629
Posted By jsrockit
Because thatís what we do here on a RFF!

Because thatís what we do here on a RFF!
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 110
Views: 3,690
Posted By jsrockit
Thank you. All cheaper consumer models. I can...

Thank you. All cheaper consumer models. I can see that happening. Any P&S from the 90s seems to be the worst at failing and being able to be serviced (Nikon 35ti, Leica CM, etc). I was thinking...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 110
Views: 3,690
Posted By jsrockit
I think photography in general is booming... so...

I think photography in general is booming... so many images. It's almost as ubiquitous as writing! ;)
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 42
Views: 1,144
Posted By jsrockit
Well, in all fairness, I`ve seen huge prints in...

Well, in all fairness, I`ve seen huge prints in galleries for a long time ... and (as Bill says) a 100mp camera can print 24 x 32 inches at 360 pixels per inch. I see photos this size all of the...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 110
Views: 3,690
Posted By jsrockit
I understand Cal. They were good deals. ...

I understand Cal. They were good deals. However, they were still luxury goods selling at luxury prices. They were still expensive. It didn`t collapse, the price just went down. I bought a...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 110
Views: 3,690
Posted By jsrockit
Yes, this is something beginners always think. ...

Yes, this is something beginners always think. If your photos are great, it is your camera...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 110
Views: 3,690
Posted By jsrockit
Which cameras are people buying that don`t last?

Which cameras are people buying that don`t last?
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 110
Views: 3,690
Posted By jsrockit
I remember it differently... Leica gear never...

I remember it differently... Leica gear never collapsed. The M9 re-invigorated the market for Leica lenses...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 42
Views: 1,144
Posted By jsrockit
Are you sure of this? I post-processed 42mp...

Are you sure of this? I post-processed 42mp files on a 5 year old computer a few years ago...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 42
Views: 1,144
Posted By jsrockit
Good solution for the RAW...

Good solution for the RAW...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 42
Views: 1,144
Posted By jsrockit
I think most of won`t benefit from it. It seems...

I think most of won`t benefit from it. It seems that right now it is all about showing off details at 100% on the internet...i.e. technology porn. Ultimately... a great photo is a great photo. ...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 110
Views: 3,690
Posted By jsrockit
Just for perspective, I bought a used M6 in 1991...

Just for perspective, I bought a used M6 in 1991 for around $1000... and it was the current M at that time. Surely such a great camera with the Leica badge will sell for more as less are on the...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 110
Views: 3,690
Posted By jsrockit
And sometimes simply to be fashionable. I see...

And sometimes simply to be fashionable. I see many necklace cameras out there. Also, thinking about photos happens within the framing device most importantly... not by choosing your settings. Too...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 110
Views: 3,690
Posted By jsrockit
I think they are becoming more rare. Especially...

I think they are becoming more rare. Especially in great condition.
Forum: Lomography 07-19-2019
Replies: 12
Views: 999
Posted By jsrockit
Foto Slutz is catchy!

Foto Slutz is catchy!
Forum: CSC : Digital Compact System Cameras - 07-19-2019
Replies: 47
Views: 2,002
Posted By jsrockit
Cool camera, but he wants shallow depth of field.

Cool camera, but he wants shallow depth of field.
Forum: CSC : Digital Compact System Cameras - 07-19-2019
Replies: 47
Views: 2,002
Posted By jsrockit
If Fuji did not exist, I might be using that...

If Fuji did not exist, I might be using that Canon set-up (or a Sony a6400). However, I`m not the type to nickle and dime IQ, and believe that all of these new APSC cameras have sufficient output...
Forum: CSC : Digital Compact System Cameras - 07-18-2019
Replies: 47
Views: 2,002
Posted By jsrockit
I do too... that`s a super compact set-up.

I do too... that`s a super compact set-up.
Forum: CSC : Digital Compact System Cameras - 07-18-2019
Replies: 47
Views: 2,002
Posted By jsrockit
Hmmm, another good option. At 50mm crop, it is...

Hmmm, another good option. At 50mm crop, it is still a 24mp camera. But only in jpeg.

And the OP asked for digital and autofocus guys.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 07-17-2019
Replies: 46
Views: 1,304
Posted By jsrockit
Voigtlander R and a cheap 50mm

Voigtlander R and a cheap 50mm
Forum: CSC : Digital Compact System Cameras - 07-17-2019
Replies: 47
Views: 2,002
Posted By jsrockit
I’ve been a Fuji user since the original X100 and...

I’ve been a Fuji user since the original X100 and the X-Pro1 with 35. 1.4. I bought both on day 1. If you look at my original post, you will see I told him to keep his 1.4 and that he already has...
Forum: CSC : Digital Compact System Cameras - 07-17-2019
Replies: 47
Views: 2,002
Posted By jsrockit
Both the 35mm f1.4 and F2 are great. Of course,...

Both the 35mm f1.4 and F2 are great. Of course, modern popular thought is that wide open bokeh equals magic, so of course this means 1.4 is more magical.
Forum: CSC : Digital Compact System Cameras - 07-17-2019
Replies: 47
Views: 2,002
Posted By jsrockit
X-E3 and 35mm F2. Take this from a likeminded...

X-E3 and 35mm F2. Take this from a likeminded someone who has tried many of the other options listed in this thread. It does what you want while being small, fast, high quality, and cheap. It’s a...
Forum: Sony Alpha / NEX News / General Discussion 07-17-2019
Replies: 17
Views: 829
Posted By jsrockit
I think I’ll most likely buy an A7R II to use...

I think I’ll most likely buy an A7R II to use with that new Sigma 45mm. Small and FF. I’ve been looking for a 45mm option.
Forum: Sony Alpha / NEX News / General Discussion 07-16-2019
Replies: 17
Views: 829
Posted By jsrockit
That A7R II will go even lower in price and is a...

That A7R II will go even lower in price and is a true deal right now.
Forum: CSC : Digital Compact System Cameras - 07-16-2019
Replies: 47
Views: 2,002
Posted By jsrockit
Can`t see how that is smaller...and then that...

Can`t see how that is smaller...and then that horrible focus shift of the Sonnar? OP, stick with what you have. It really is the best option. I use the 35mm F2 for even more compactness.
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 07-15-2019
Replies: 54
Views: 1,626
Posted By jsrockit
Yes, ergonomically speaking. I like my cameras...

Yes, ergonomically speaking. I like my cameras to be shaped like a bar of soap... really.
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 07-14-2019
Replies: 54
Views: 1,626
Posted By jsrockit
I’d love to have a FF Sigma DP2 Merrill myself.

I’d love to have a FF Sigma DP2 Merrill myself.
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 07-14-2019
Replies: 10
Views: 638
Posted By jsrockit
Thanks Helen. I agree.

Thanks Helen. I agree.
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 07-12-2019
Replies: 54
Views: 1,626
Posted By jsrockit
Me neither but other than a few outliers like the...

Me neither but other than a few outliers like the Ricoh GR or the Sony RX1R series, the trend seems towards bigger is better.
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 07-12-2019
Replies: 54
Views: 1,626
Posted By jsrockit
Me too, but I guess there are a lot more...

Me too, but I guess there are a lot more electronics to stuff into digital cameras and we expect more these days in regards to quality.
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 07-12-2019
Replies: 54
Views: 1,626
Posted By jsrockit
Yep, I feel the same way...

Yep, I feel the same way...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 07-12-2019
Replies: 212
Views: 7,589
Posted By jsrockit
Exactly... here in Santiago, Chile I see many...

Exactly... here in Santiago, Chile I see many film cameras that have no hipster value in use. Digital too... many people still using D80, D300 to make wonderful photos. It is refreshing really.
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-11-2019
Replies: 28
Views: 1,098
Posted By jsrockit
You might be right. I think Iím confusing it...

You might be right. I think Iím confusing it with the film doom and gloom threads.
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 07-11-2019
Replies: 54
Views: 1,626
Posted By jsrockit
Huh? You’ve tried it already to know how it...

Huh? You’ve tried it already to know how it performs? and I'm sure they mean lightest and smallest interchangeable lens mirrorless FF... which it surely is. But I don't expect anything but...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-11-2019
Replies: 28
Views: 1,098
Posted By jsrockit
Are you saying you don't see a thread like this...

Are you saying you don't see a thread like this every month? Maybe I am imagining it...
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 07-11-2019
Replies: 54
Views: 1,626
Posted By jsrockit
I guess this is something that interests me for a...

I guess this is something that interests me for a few reasons. I've been thinking that 45mm is a perfect focal length for me. I've been wanting something small, but FF to go with my Fujis. The...
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 07-11-2019
Replies: 54
Views: 1,626
Posted By jsrockit
Now...with a grip... and some other basic...

Now...with a grip...

and some other basic accessories: https://www.sigma-global.com/en/cameras/fp-series/accessories/
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 07-11-2019
Replies: 54
Views: 1,626
Posted By jsrockit
Again, the new 45mm is small. ...

Again, the new 45mm is small.

https://1.img-dpreview.com/files/p/articles/9907285861/DSC07362.jpeg
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-11-2019
Replies: 28
Views: 1,098
Posted By jsrockit
The monthly doom and gloom thread...

The monthly doom and gloom thread...
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 07-11-2019
Replies: 54
Views: 1,626
Posted By jsrockit
They have the new 45mm 2.8 that is small. It was...

They have the new 45mm 2.8 that is small. It was released at the same time.
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 07-11-2019
Replies: 54
Views: 1,626
Posted By jsrockit
This camera will be cheap-ish. I kind of like it.

This camera will be cheap-ish. I kind of like it.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 07-11-2019
Replies: 9
Views: 448
Posted By jsrockit
This lens is in Sony FE mount too.

This lens is in Sony FE mount too.
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-11-2019
Replies: 129
Views: 2,756
Posted By jsrockit
Care to expand on this?

Care to expand on this?
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-11-2019
Replies: 129
Views: 2,756
Posted By jsrockit
I still like a nice G-Shock myself... people buy...

I still like a nice G-Shock myself... people buy Apple Watches in droves. Garmin, Samsung, etc.
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-11-2019
Replies: 129
Views: 2,756
Posted By jsrockit
Haha true, but it was a joke. The worst of both...

Haha true, but it was a joke. The worst of both worlds!
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-10-2019
Replies: 129
Views: 2,756
Posted By jsrockit
So, there are no high end electronics? Only...

So, there are no high end electronics? Only something mechanical can be high end? I guess there will be no high end products in the future then.
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-10-2019
Replies: 129
Views: 2,756
Posted By jsrockit
I want an iPhone 11 with a slot for Minox...

I want an iPhone 11 with a slot for Minox miniature film. ;)
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-10-2019
Replies: 129
Views: 2,756
Posted By jsrockit
Well, rangefinder cameras were made... they...

Well, rangefinder cameras were made... they didn’t see what the film was seeing.
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-10-2019
Replies: 129
Views: 2,756
Posted By jsrockit
Well, it sure wonít be Nikon or Contax! It could...

Well, it sure wonít be Nikon or Contax! It could be Leica too!
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-10-2019
Replies: 129
Views: 2,756
Posted By jsrockit
The point and shoot market seems to be a great...

The point and shoot market seems to be a great place to start based on the prices of compact high end p&s cameras from the 90s.
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 07-09-2019
Replies: 42
Views: 1,220
Posted By jsrockit
It’s funny, but the Ricoh GR is the only camera I...

It’s funny, but the Ricoh GR is the only camera I can use without VF.
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 07-09-2019
Replies: 42
Views: 1,220
Posted By jsrockit
I thought you were going to say we need a digital...

I thought you were going to say we need a digital XA... which is something that I’d personally love to have. My god, a tiny digital with a mechanical rangefinder ... drool.
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 07-08-2019
Replies: 42
Views: 1,220
Posted By jsrockit
So, are you saying an M43 camera cannot make a...

So, are you saying an M43 camera cannot make a good 16x20" print?
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 07-08-2019
Replies: 95
Views: 3,936
Posted By jsrockit
My comment was not in regard to quality...(I like...

My comment was not in regard to quality...(I like Leica) but in regard to how much money I spent on Leica cameras and lenses when I used it. Now that I've moved on, I'm happy and have more cash in...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-08-2019
Replies: 244
Views: 12,338
Posted By jsrockit
Original answer: Fujifilm X-Pro1 Today’s answer: ...

Original answer: Fujifilm X-Pro1
Today’s answer: Fujifilm X-Pro2
Probable future answer: X-Pro3
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 07-08-2019
Replies: 42
Views: 1,220
Posted By jsrockit
Yes. I own a Ricoh GR III, but I am not enamored...

Yes. I own a Ricoh GR III, but I am not enamored by 28mm.

If anyone ever makes anything like a GR, but with a 45-50mm lens (non-zoom), I might not use any other cameras. It would have to have an...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 07-06-2019
Replies: 95
Views: 3,936
Posted By jsrockit
I’m not going to argue. I get what you are...

I’m not going to argue. I get what you are saying while still holding to my opinion. I just find Leica to be a money pit for me.
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 07-06-2019
Replies: 95
Views: 3,936
Posted By jsrockit
I think you missed my point. $4,000 bargain was...

I think you missed my point. $4,000 bargain was the point. If $4000 is truly a bargain to someone, surely they can go all out for a M10. I get it though if you want a Leica, only a Leica will do. ...
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 07-06-2019
Replies: 28
Views: 1,429
Posted By jsrockit
Iíll quote myself here and say I could do most of...

Iíll quote myself here and say I could do most of my photography with the 35mm f2 only.
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 06-30-2019
Replies: 95
Views: 3,936
Posted By jsrockit
A very old camera for $4000 and people are...

A very old camera for $4000 and people are excited like it’s some kind of excellent deal? I get it... it’s the cheapest new digital m ever, but it’s cheaper for a reason. Once you start thinking of...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 06-25-2019
Replies: 25
Views: 1,008
Posted By jsrockit
Photography has always been a distortion of...

Photography has always been a distortion of reality.
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 06-24-2019
Replies: 25
Views: 1,008
Posted By jsrockit
I’m going assume Bill did not mean what happened...

I’m going assume Bill did not mean what happened in the late 50s since that answer is easy. I’m going to assume he means more recently. For me, mirrorless happened. Fuji Rangefinder shaped cameras...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-22-2019
Replies: 75
Views: 2,237
Posted By jsrockit
High end film point and shoot X-Pan

High end film point and shoot
X-Pan
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-19-2019
Replies: 111
Views: 3,821
Posted By jsrockit
Cool cameras for Sure... but not for me.

Cool cameras for Sure... but not for me.
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 06-18-2019
Replies: 10
Views: 772
Posted By jsrockit
haha, yes...and for me too!

haha, yes...and for me too!
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 06-17-2019
Replies: 10
Views: 772
Posted By jsrockit
The Leica H

Older article, but I didn't know of this...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 06-15-2019
Replies: 69
Views: 1,958
Posted By jsrockit
To me these choices reflect the low end and the...

To me these choices reflect the low end and the high end. There isn`t something great at an affordable price that I know of...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 06-15-2019
Replies: 69
Views: 1,958
Posted By jsrockit
® Plenty of artists still use film and I...

®

Plenty of artists still use film and I certainly see scanned film printed as ink jet prints in galleries.



It might not be mainstream, but there is more to photography than amateurs and...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 06-15-2019
Replies: 69
Views: 1,958
Posted By jsrockit
I am shocked as well that a really good scanner...

I am shocked as well that a really good scanner is not a more of a mainstream device. Especially with the supposed film resurgence that is happening. Then again, when I used film, I used a darkroom...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-15-2019
Replies: 111
Views: 3,821
Posted By jsrockit
Thank you Dave, I would never see it otherwise....

Thank you Dave, I would never see it otherwise.



I am sorry, but I can`t help but see people buying more and more expensive cameras simply because of the best specs on paper. It goes against why...
Forum: Zeiss Contax 06-14-2019
Replies: 10
Views: 381
Posted By jsrockit
Yeah, plus the parallax error theory doesn`t...

Yeah, plus the parallax error theory doesn`t generally account for slightly out of focus...

But you are right, you have a lot of other gear that works well, so... next!
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-14-2019
Replies: 111
Views: 3,821
Posted By jsrockit
I guess but at least Leica is sexy... ;)

I guess but at least Leica is sexy... ;)
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-14-2019
Replies: 44
Views: 1,375
Posted By jsrockit
Exactly, we don`t know how they photograph and...

Exactly, we don`t know how they photograph and what they photograph. Who better to know you than yourself? These threads usually come down to - I know I should bring the Leica and enjoy myself, but...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-14-2019
Replies: 111
Views: 3,821
Posted By jsrockit
I am actually shocked by the number of amateurs...

I am actually shocked by the number of amateurs on a certain forum (not RFF) that are talking about buying the new 100mp for Fuji for $10000+ ... people that do not seem to have enough experience...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-14-2019
Replies: 111
Views: 3,821
Posted By jsrockit
Yeah Dave, the RFF crowd is in their own bubble. ...

Yeah Dave, the RFF crowd is in their own bubble. More likely it is that though I’m not sure about the 100mp part.
Forum: Zeiss Contax 06-14-2019
Replies: 10
Views: 381
Posted By jsrockit
It sounds like parallax error due to the VF not...

It sounds like parallax error due to the VF not seeing what the camera sees. I remember this with my Contax T2. Modern cameras VFs and AF are more sophisticated.
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 06-14-2019
Replies: 47
Views: 4,272
Posted By jsrockit
My dream camera would be the Ricoh GR III with a...

My dream camera would be the Ricoh GR III with a 45mm lens and a pop up VF (like the Sony RX100 series).
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-14-2019
Replies: 163
Views: 5,381
Posted By jsrockit
Oh, I know. I have one (and an XA2). But I want...

Oh, I know. I have one (and an XA2). But I want something closer to 40-45mm in my next pocket camera.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-14-2019
Replies: 163
Views: 5,381
Posted By jsrockit
The current manufacturers need to revisit this...

The current manufacturers need to revisit this genre. We need cooler pocket cameras for those of us that like ergonomics (and don't want to use a phone). The GR III is great, but it is 28mm only. ...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 06-14-2019
Replies: 31
Views: 1,070
Posted By jsrockit
The in focus parts...

The in focus parts...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 06-13-2019
Replies: 69
Views: 1,958
Posted By jsrockit
Talking Skiff to the rescue!

Skiff to the rescue!
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-12-2019
Replies: 60
Views: 1,465
Posted By jsrockit
Nick, many of us who prefer to use one prime for...

Nick, many of us who prefer to use one prime for the bulk of our photography are thrown off by switching to another focal length. Especially when I`m in situations where I am used to bringing the...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-12-2019
Replies: 60
Views: 1,465
Posted By jsrockit
I did this too when I lived in NYC. It was a...

I did this too when I lived in NYC. It was a great winter coat camera too. I love the camera so much even though it is not a main camera for me, it is just so cool.
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-11-2019
Replies: 108
Views: 2,810
Posted By jsrockit
I only use tape to keep things in place... I.E....

I only use tape to keep things in place... I.E. dials that move too easily or buttons that get pushed too easily. I love Fuji, but every camera they make has something that moves too easily. ;)
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-11-2019
Replies: 60
Views: 1,465
Posted By jsrockit
I would love to have a GR with a 40-45mm lens...

I would love to have a GR with a 40-45mm lens without cropping.
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-11-2019
Replies: 60
Views: 1,465
Posted By jsrockit
Might be a good idea to just put it in your...

Might be a good idea to just put it in your pocket or purse when you bring your Leica. Pull it out when a situation dictates 28mm?
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-10-2019
Replies: 60
Views: 1,465
Posted By jsrockit
Fujifilm X-E3 with 35mm F2 (or 27mm 2.8). Such a...

Fujifilm X-E3 with 35mm F2 (or 27mm 2.8). Such a great and relatively cheap combo. Small and fast too. I use the GR III sometimes, but I use this 35mm F2 from Fuji way more.
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 06-10-2019
Replies: 24
Views: 1,013
Posted By jsrockit
Well, the website actually says: "Straight to...

Well, the website actually says:

"Straight to the news:

It turned out that we were too optimistic, after solving all the problems with production and setting it up, we don’t have enough money to...
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 06-10-2019
Replies: 24
Views: 1,013
Posted By jsrockit
How does that even make sense? Very horrible way...

How does that even make sense? Very horrible way to start a company...
Forum: Photo Software 06-08-2019
Replies: 59
Views: 2,239
Posted By jsrockit
$120 a year sucks (in the USA)... but it is...

$120 a year sucks (in the USA)... but it is important to my photography, so....
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 06-04-2019
Replies: 33
Views: 1,279
Posted By jsrockit
Decades? Which non photographer celebrity had...

Decades? Which non photographer celebrity had their own model in the 80s or 90s?
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 06-03-2019
Replies: 33
Views: 1,279
Posted By jsrockit
Celebrity cameras... who would have thought?

Celebrity cameras... who would have thought?
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 05-27-2019
Replies: 11
Views: 809
Posted By jsrockit
I'm a bit sad that they won't be making another...

I'm a bit sad that they won't be making another one... I never bought it but always thought it was cool. I'm not a big fan of SLR shaped mirrorless cameras (though I do use one sometimes). IMO, you...
Forum: Panasonic S1 S1 R L Mount cameras 05-23-2019
Replies: 34
Views: 1,631
Posted By jsrockit
Haha, I agree though... I would use an M with M...

Haha, I agree though... I would use an M with M lenses.
Forum: Panasonic S1 S1 R L Mount cameras 05-23-2019
Replies: 34
Views: 1,631
Posted By jsrockit
Nothing, but there is nothing wrong with just not...

Nothing, but there is nothing wrong with just not using Leica lenses Too! 🤨
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 05-22-2019
Replies: 42
Views: 2,245
Posted By jsrockit
Good idea... if it does go towards gear... how...

Good idea... if it does go towards gear... how about a 90mm?
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-21-2019
Replies: 25
Views: 893
Posted By jsrockit
I actually think it looks ok. I`m not a purist...

I actually think it looks ok. I`m not a purist though.
Forum: Digital Compacts 05-19-2019
Replies: 6
Views: 423
Posted By jsrockit
I would think so... depends on how detailed...

I would think so... depends on how detailed oriented the home office is with regard to things like this. It'll be quite the upgrade for you... so you should do it and if it doesn't go over as...
Forum: Digital Compacts 05-19-2019
Replies: 40
Views: 1,851
Posted By jsrockit
The Ricoh GR III gets it as right as can be...

The Ricoh GR III gets it as right as can be expected IMO. Jacket pocketable and high quality. It's not perfect, but it is closer than most. The latest Sony RX100 VI seems cool on the surface, but...
Forum: Fuji Digital General Discussion 05-18-2019
Replies: 29
Views: 1,166
Posted By jsrockit
I went from Fuji to a Nikon Df and then back to...

I went from Fuji to a Nikon Df and then back to Fuji. If I go Nikon again, it would be for the Z. I think I'm done with DSLRs. I like seeing my exact metering in my VF.
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 05-17-2019
Replies: 59
Views: 1,941
Posted By jsrockit
Nope, left that behind with film many years ago. ...

Nope, left that behind with film many years ago. I'd rather dial in a little negative exposure comp to save my highlights on a bright day. Once I've used a camera for awhile, I know how its meter...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-17-2019
Replies: 123
Views: 3,001
Posted By jsrockit
How ridiculous...

How ridiculous...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-16-2019
Replies: 123
Views: 3,001
Posted By jsrockit
I’m am glad for instax as a proud Fuji digital...

I’m am glad for instax as a proud Fuji digital customer. I liked their film but haven’t shot film in 5 years maybe. Oh well, the digital work flow allows me to be a efficient amateur. What limited...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-16-2019
Replies: 123
Views: 3,001
Posted By jsrockit
Sure is...that’s the point. All cameras are...

Sure is...that’s the point. All cameras are capable of making an incredible image. However, part of what makes photography fun for many is that you enjoy using the camera. If you do, you’ll most...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-15-2019
Replies: 123
Views: 3,001
Posted By jsrockit
I think it’s because while a cellphone can be...

I think it’s because while a cellphone can be used to produce a good image in good light, it still isn’t that fun to use, haptics and ergonomics wise, for many people. If people sneer at digital in...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-15-2019
Replies: 123
Views: 3,001
Posted By jsrockit
I don’t believe that using the right tool for the...

I don’t believe that using the right tool for the look you want while wanting it to feel right in your hands is elitist though. It’s most likely the reason most off ended up at RFF in the first...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-15-2019
Replies: 123
Views: 3,001
Posted By jsrockit
Tanking isn’t the right word,...

Tanking isn’t the right word, but...

https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.digitaltrends.com/mobile/2018-smartphone-sales-decline-news/%3famp
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-14-2019
Replies: 37
Views: 1,590
Posted By jsrockit
Grab the new Voigtlander 35mm f2... photography...

Grab the new Voigtlander 35mm f2... photography is way more important than supposed magical lens attributes.
Forum: Digital Compacts 05-13-2019
Replies: 292
Views: 19,960
Posted By jsrockit
Thank you BB2 and HH. I appreciate it. Sorry...

Thank you BB2 and HH. I appreciate it. Sorry for the downer.
Forum: Digital Compacts 05-12-2019
Replies: 292
Views: 19,960
Posted By jsrockit
Haha, it's funny. I've used either a X100...

Haha, it's funny. I've used either a X100 variant or a GR variant as my small camera for many years. Before that I used Leica Ms. Honestly, the M was the worst camera for my photography I've ever...
Forum: Digital Compacts 05-12-2019
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Views: 19,960
Posted By jsrockit
I've posted a lot in the past... just mostly in...

I've posted a lot in the past... just mostly in Fuji lens threads that you don't look at.

Helen... thanks. Honestly, both of my parents died within three weeks of each other (I'm ok though) so...
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