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Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 139
Views: 38,609
Posted By Ron (Netherlands)
Beautiful rendering....must take out mine...

Beautiful rendering....must take out mine again...is sitting too long in the cabinet...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 224
Views: 77,317
Posted By Ron (Netherlands)
will ad nr. 963 to the list which is owned by a...

will ad nr. 963 to the list which is owned by a flickr-member


https://live.staticflickr.com/7828/46855818054_8e99eceb96_c.jpg
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 224
Views: 77,317
Posted By Ron (Netherlands)
Well the list is updated after I'm provided here...

Well the list is updated after I'm provided here with new serials; seems that the last one I got was back in 2016 :bang:
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 05-20-2018
Replies: 48
Views: 3,363
Posted By Ron (Netherlands)
Thanks for posting and commenting! Lovely series.

Thanks for posting and commenting! Lovely series.
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 05-20-2018
Replies: 3
Views: 851
Posted By Ron (Netherlands)
Great product shots :-) Enjoy!

Great product shots :-) Enjoy!
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 05-20-2018
Replies: 932
Views: 226,565
Posted By Ron (Netherlands)
I always had Rolleiflexes, and recently used a...

I always had Rolleiflexes, and recently used a Cord for the first time: stopped down the Xenar can produce quite sharp images....


https://farm1.staticflickr.com/971/41492828844_cbb8f62bd4_b.jpg...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 05-20-2018
Replies: 25
Views: 1,370
Posted By Ron (Netherlands)
Rollei's always in their orignal leather cases...

Rollei's always in their orignal leather cases with neckstraps...I use the strap as a sort of tripod, especially for low shutterspeeds: stretching the neckstrap straight
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 05-20-2018
Replies: 189
Sticky: Rolleinar?
Views: 124,125
Posted By Ron (Netherlands)
Rolleicord Vb with a Rolleinar...

Rolleicord Vb with a Rolleinar 1
https://farm1.staticflickr.com/967/41492726054_5d27e9636d_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/26dz4Sw)Rolleicord Vb - sunlounger (https://flic.kr/p/26dz4Sw) by Ron (Netherlands)...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 04-11-2018
Replies: 87
Views: 3,200
Posted By Ron (Netherlands)
bit off topic.......as my second SLR after a...

bit off topic.......as my second SLR after a crappy Zenit, I 'only' had the A1, but at the time I liked the flashy leds of the lightmeter in the viewfinder.
Do these F types have the same led...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-11-2018
Replies: 81
Views: 4,455
Posted By Ron (Netherlands)
https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5458/8845159337_897...

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5458/8845159337_897c2a1a12_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/etBKHc)
BUG-meet (https://flic.kr/p/etBKHc) by Ron (Netherlands) (https://www.flickr.com/photos/zorki_2007/), on...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 03-17-2018
Replies: 2,132
Views: 598,140
Posted By Ron (Netherlands)
A true beauty; of all Leica's I like the old...

A true beauty; of all Leica's I like the old black two's the most
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 12-24-2017
Replies: 1,179
Views: 450,637
Posted By Ron (Netherlands)
Someday they changed the position of the...

Someday they changed the position of the focusknob....
https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4684/39014177321_11fd2f5ece_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/22rxRFF)
Rolleicord - three of a kind...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 10-17-2017
Replies: 435
Views: 33,744
Posted By Ron (Netherlands)
Shear beauty..

Shear beauty..
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 09-12-2017
Replies: 549
Views: 158,117
Posted By Ron (Netherlands)
This might be a nice convertible...

Don't know the seller, but saw this one which offering is still...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 06-13-2017
Replies: 549
Views: 158,117
Posted By Ron (Netherlands)
Well perhaps an option for you is to publish just...

Well perhaps an option for you is to publish just the first two digits and putting xx's in for the rest of the numerals.
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 05-29-2017
Replies: 2,012
Views: 608,869
Posted By Ron (Netherlands)
Shot some with the Rolleiflex visiting industry...

Shot some with the Rolleiflex visiting industry heritage in Germany. Here's one from a little series
(some more on my flickr site):

Film: Delta 100iso
Developer: HC 110 (dilution H) @ 24C, 12...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-28-2017
Replies: 353
Views: 23,707
Posted By Ron (Netherlands)
In the first place it is MF and the most...

In the first place it is MF and the most preferred these days:
Rolleiflex 3.5F white face

On second place it is for 35mm the Leica M6

Third, and that is for LF: the ICA Tropica 13 x 18
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 04-30-2017
Replies: 56
Views: 4,184
Posted By Ron (Netherlands)
sold them all in the end but had a lot of fun...

sold them all in the end but had a lot of fun repairing/servicing them....

https://c1.staticflickr.com/3/2229/2483033944_3bcbc88490_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/4Mqcu5)
Collection of FSU cameras...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 04-29-2017
Replies: 2,012
Views: 608,869
Posted By Ron (Netherlands)
Here are some 'vivids' again from our visit to...

Here are some 'vivids' again from our visit to Sardegna (3.5F white face with Velvia):
https://c1.staticflickr.com/3/2950/33209840674_61abb960f0_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/SAD7BU)
Porto Cervo -...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 04-22-2017
Replies: 549
Views: 158,117
Posted By Ron (Netherlands)
Wat a very beautiful sample. Would you like to...

Wat a very beautiful sample. Would you like to reveal its serial?
Forum: Other RF 02-01-2017
Replies: 32
Views: 3,412
Posted By Ron (Netherlands)
True, but still a bargain considered they ask a...

True, but still a bargain considered they ask a little more for their Swedish...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 01-07-2017
Replies: 2,012
Views: 608,869
Posted By Ron (Netherlands)
Delta in Rolleiflex 3.5f white...

Delta in Rolleiflex 3.5f white face

https://c7.staticflickr.com/1/659/32110481406_d1fcd39630_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/QVuBpL)
Castelsardo - Sardegna (https://flic.kr/p/QVuBpL) by Ron (Netherlands)...
Forum: Tom Abrahamsson of RapidWinder.com 01-07-2017
Replies: 354
Sticky: RIP Tom A
Views: 52,672
Posted By Ron (Netherlands)
indeed shocking news, heard it through the Flickr...

indeed shocking news, heard it through the Flickr community where he was a regular and most respected contributor
RIP Tom A.....the blues is here to stay

the last pic on Fickr by Simon...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-14-2016
Replies: 128
Views: 8,549
Posted By Ron (Netherlands)
Even my Cord sounds better than all the Leica's...

Even my Cord sounds better than all the Leica's I've ever heard...
So it must be the Rolleiflexes with their built-in Synchro-Compur shutters
Forum: Large Format Film RF 11-14-2016
Replies: 16
Views: 4,388
Posted By Ron (Netherlands)
Looking at these plywood and 'hard board'...

Looking at these plywood and 'hard board' camera's I wonder how well they would take moist weather (we have that a lot here in the low countries).
Like OFTHEHERD says, I would always check out used...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-13-2016
Replies: 224
Views: 77,317
Posted By Ron (Netherlands)
Just updated the list with some new Millennium...

Just updated the list with some new Millennium numerals.
The list does not mention the LHSA or NSH cameras since these are not considered original Millennium camera's; they were commissioned by...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-21-2016
Replies: 224
Views: 77,317
Posted By Ron (Netherlands)
Welcome, Don't know when I started this thread,...

Welcome,
Don't know when I started this thread, but some years ago I guess....and until now we already got ..59
so we have left a little more than 4 years to get the other 1941 :rolleyes:

btw I just...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-21-2016
Replies: 224
Views: 77,317
Posted By Ron (Netherlands)
Thanks Nigel, its in the list now :)

Thanks Nigel, its in the list now :)
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-21-2016
Replies: 224
Views: 77,317
Posted By Ron (Netherlands)
Just put about 8 new entries in the list (I must...

Just put about 8 new entries in the list (I must admit I don't visit this thread every month).
The number that couldn't be listed was the one from michaelbialeckis' camera... his picture leads to a...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-21-2016
Replies: 224
Views: 77,317
Posted By Ron (Netherlands)
Thanks, yours is on the list now...

Thanks, yours is on the list now...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-21-2016
Replies: 224
Views: 77,317
Posted By Ron (Netherlands)
Thanks Tom....yours was already early on the list...

Thanks Tom....yours was already early on the list :)
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 09-10-2016
Replies: 549
Views: 158,117
Posted By Ron (Netherlands)
...The finder is highly valued....

...The finder is highly valued....
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 07-06-2016
Replies: 24
Views: 2,144
Posted By Ron (Netherlands)
Also check whether the rear lens element is fixed...

Also check whether the rear lens element is fixed or sitting loose - I once had a Rollei from which I could't tell what was wrong with the lens, untill I found out - two films later - that the rear...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 07-06-2016
Replies: 37
Views: 8,199
Posted By Ron (Netherlands)
I doubt it comes from Japan...the seller is based...

I doubt it comes from Japan...the seller is based in China. Also it does look exactly like the Jinfinance screen which go for about USD 25.

Further before buying one should ask for the exact...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 07-06-2016
Replies: 10
Views: 1,132
Posted By Ron (Netherlands)
It is 'commonly known' that the beamsplitters of...

It is 'commonly known' that the beamsplitters of the M3 might suffer from separation which is hardly repairable. I believe the M2 is more reliable in that respect.
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 06-09-2016
Replies: 9
Views: 1,517
Posted By Ron (Netherlands)
and the 8000 can only be connected with...

and the 8000 can only be connected with firewire....
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 06-08-2016
Replies: 37
Views: 8,199
Posted By Ron (Netherlands)
Thanks for you explanation. With small I mean...

Thanks for you explanation.
With small I mean that the length of an original modern Rolleiflex screen is about 68mm whereas the Chinese seem to be only 64 or 63mm
So did your JinFinance screen fit a...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 06-07-2016
Replies: 8
Views: 1,395
Posted By Ron (Netherlands)
Is it the shuttercloth or the ribbon?

Is it the shuttercloth or the ribbon?
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 06-07-2016
Replies: 37
Views: 8,199
Posted By Ron (Netherlands)
Thanks again Dan for the test. It looks as if the...

Thanks again Dan for the test. It looks as if the JinFinance screen is more coarse than the others.
Is that indeed the case?

Further I read somewhere that the Chinese screens are smaller than the...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 06-06-2016
Replies: 14
Views: 3,258
Posted By Ron (Netherlands)
Here's a nice service/repair manual for the...

Here's a nice service/repair manual for the compur rapid:
http://benoit.suaudeau.perso.neuf.fr/manuels_rep/obturateurs/compur_rapid_shutter_repair%282%29.pdf
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 06-06-2016
Replies: 1,179
Views: 450,637
Posted By Ron (Netherlands)
Well sometimes they even...

Well sometimes they even multiply.....

https://c8.staticflickr.com/8/7429/27435325751_e4568b8d35_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/HNndvM)
Twins... (https://flic.kr/p/HNndvM) by Ron (Netherlands)...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 04-08-2016
Replies: 18
Views: 2,260
Posted By Ron (Netherlands)
Not only that, but Hoogeveen is known for asking...

Not only that, but Hoogeveen is known for asking the highest prices :bang:
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 04-08-2016
Replies: 37
Views: 8,199
Posted By Ron (Netherlands)
Thanks! Rolleicord screens are indeed very dim....

Thanks!
Rolleicord screens are indeed very dim. But the later Rolleiflex screens are quite bright in my experience. Would be nice to have one compared.....and they are still offered
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 04-08-2016
Replies: 4
Views: 1,545
Posted By Ron (Netherlands)
Do look through the taking lens from the back (so...

Do look through the taking lens from the back (so open the camera first and set the shutter at 'B' : open the shutter and look inside - so its easier to see if there are little scratches on the...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 04-08-2016
Replies: 35
Views: 3,244
Posted By Ron (Netherlands)
They have little springs in the dials and they...

They have little springs in the dials and they can put in back easily in the wrong direction - when that it the case the dials will lock up at a certain point....
It's an easy fix, however can only...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 03-07-2016
Replies: 9
Views: 3,000
Posted By Ron (Netherlands)
Interesting write up, thanks!

Interesting write up, thanks!
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 03-07-2016
Replies: 12
Views: 2,714
Posted By Ron (Netherlands)
Very nice pictures. How did you measure the...

Very nice pictures. How did you measure the distance, by estimation or with a separate rangefinder?
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 03-06-2016
Replies: 9
Views: 1,664
Posted By Ron (Netherlands)
hmm, it is not the man I would choose. Takes...

hmm, it is not the man I would choose. Takes hardly any time for you and seems always in a hurry - not a good thing when repairing these precious toys...
Eur 400 is way to much. The Barnack Leica is...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 02-27-2016
Replies: 2,716
Views: 797,418
Posted By Ron (Netherlands)
Well done. Does this one use already 1,5V...

Well done. Does this one use already 1,5V batteries or do you have a workaround to get 1,35V?
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-21-2016
Replies: 3,588
Views: 910,310
Posted By Ron (Netherlands)
Alaska.... http://kpmg0072.home.xs4all.nl/Canada/...

Alaska....

http://kpmg0072.home.xs4all.nl/Canada/DSCF4164.jpg
Forum: Large Format Film RF 02-17-2016
Replies: 36
Views: 5,469
Posted By Ron (Netherlands)
+ 1 Love 5x7 (for us Europeans 13x18) Lovely...

+ 1 Love 5x7 (for us Europeans 13x18) Lovely contacts!
With the V700 and now V800 and V850, you can perfectly scan these big negs and you don't need an enlarger.

If you come from 35mm the step to...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 02-17-2016
Replies: 1,349
Views: 266,609
Posted By Ron (Netherlands)
They didn't do black versions, only in recent...

They didn't do black versions, only in recent years to be able to sell the ones with bad chromium - comparable to the remakes of black Leica's. If you have bad luck, you bought one that wasn't...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 02-12-2016
Replies: 1,179
Views: 450,637
Posted By Ron (Netherlands)
Indeed the 'works'! Never thought the MX-EVS has...

Indeed the 'works'!
Never thought the MX-EVS has about the same dimensions as let say your 'White Face'....
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 02-07-2016
Replies: 1,016
Views: 196,843
Posted By Ron (Netherlands)
Nice collection - I like the 8 x 10 format -...

Nice collection - I like the 8 x 10 format
- which paper was used?
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 02-07-2016
Replies: 12
Views: 2,179
Posted By Ron (Netherlands)
If nothing else helps: stick the blades together...

If nothing else helps: stick the blades together with some lubricant so they don't easily fell out when putting another in. After they are all sitting in as they should, take the lube thoroughly off...
Forum: Fuji X Series 02-07-2016
Replies: 5
Views: 1,312
Posted By Ron (Netherlands)
+1 ...........

+1 ...........
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 01-10-2016
Replies: 33
Views: 4,205
Posted By Ron (Netherlands)
You right about that T: look at the knob at the...

You right about that T: look at the knob at the side of the sunhood.......
and it is looking much better than my sons Huwei P8 after it had been "cleaned" in our washing machine together with our...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 01-08-2016
Replies: 189
Sticky: Rolleinar?
Views: 124,125
Posted By Ron (Netherlands)
2 weeks ago there was one on German Ebay....might...

2 weeks ago there was one on German Ebay....might be gone
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-08-2016
Replies: 8
Views: 1,264
Posted By Ron (Netherlands)
If you want to do this without any risk for the...

If you want to do this without any risk for the ground glass -
first take it out before replacing foam....
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 01-01-2016
Replies: 37
Views: 5,251
Posted By Ron (Netherlands)
maybe correctly aligned lenses, but focus beyond...

maybe correctly aligned lenses, but focus beyond infinity
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 12-29-2015
Replies: 154
Views: 92,304
Posted By Ron (Netherlands)
I always ask my shoe repare guy, and he does a...

I always ask my shoe repare guy, and he does a very nice job!
Currently he is making handles for two of my ICA Tropicas.

http://kpmg0072.home.xs4all.nl/ICA/handle.jpg
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 12-12-2015
Replies: 19
Views: 2,351
Posted By Ron (Netherlands)
I vote for the Canon 135mm

I vote for the Canon 135mm
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 12-11-2015
Replies: 30
Views: 8,777
Posted By Ron (Netherlands)
Lot of samples here - seems to be Holga...

Lot of samples here - seems to be Holga quality....

https://www.flickr.com/search/?text=Instantflex

....but if you would replace the lens, it could be a lot better.....
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-07-2015
Replies: 1,775
Views: 287,176
Posted By Ron (Netherlands)
Fantastic POV! and lovely colors...

Fantastic POV! and lovely colors...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 12-05-2015
Replies: 64
Views: 20,418
Posted By Ron (Netherlands)
Hi Pioneer, which ones are the other 3? Care to...

Hi Pioneer, which ones are the other 3? Care to share a picture of them?
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 12-04-2015
Replies: 1,179
Views: 450,637
Posted By Ron (Netherlands)
New to...

New to me:
https://farm1.staticflickr.com/676/23405024062_2516a06e6c_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/BEdSeC)
Rolleiflex 2.8A (https://flic.kr/p/BEdSeC) by Ron (Netherlands)...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-28-2015
Replies: 7,463
Views: 3,809,326
Posted By Ron (Netherlands)
Lens looks like a paintjob but i'm afraid not...

Lens looks like a paintjob but i'm afraid not very perfect.....
and the camera has a very strange kind of brassing....
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 11-23-2015
Replies: 52
Views: 5,388
Posted By Ron (Netherlands)
...You SHOULD SELL SOME.....

...You SHOULD SELL SOME.....
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 11-23-2015
Replies: 1,179
Views: 450,637
Posted By Ron (Netherlands)
Lovely collection! I see some with nice filters,...

Lovely collection!
I see some with nice filters, guess you also have a small collection of Rolleinars? (just bought an Rii Rolleinar 1 on the bay for my 3.5f - they are very hard to find at...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 11-23-2015
Replies: 12
Views: 1,484
Posted By Ron (Netherlands)
Raid, first thing to get is the Rolleiflex TLR...

Raid, first thing to get is the Rolleiflex TLR service and repair manual (it is available in pdf on the net). Your 2.8C is also covered and the manual can come out handy when disassembling the front...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 11-22-2015
Replies: 148
Views: 31,032
Posted By Ron (Netherlands)
What a great idea, and how it turned out all very...

What a great idea, and how it turned out all very nicely!
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 11-22-2015
Replies: 57
Views: 7,201
Posted By Ron (Netherlands)
Elmars and the Summitar.... ...ah this thread...

Elmars and the Summitar....
...ah this thread reminds me that I still have to service my IIIb.....
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 11-22-2015
Replies: 158
Views: 66,926
Posted By Ron (Netherlands)
Long ago I voted for the Industar L61, but I must...

Long ago I voted for the Industar L61, but I must admit I only kept the J3 after all these years and sold all the others.
Most used lens on my FSU camera however was a Leitz lens: the 35mm 2.8...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 11-22-2015
Replies: 28
Views: 4,437
Posted By Ron (Netherlands)
Better repairable, the Zorki of course and you...

Better repairable, the Zorki of course and you have a bigger choice of lenses....
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 11-22-2015
Replies: 166
Views: 18,596
Posted By Ron (Netherlands)
They would have done a nice job by leaving the...

They would have done a nice job by leaving the LCD screen out - it would have made a smaller camera too...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 11-22-2015
Replies: 97
Views: 8,958
Posted By Ron (Netherlands)
Indeed the Zorki 4K is no copy camera.... And...

Indeed the Zorki 4K is no copy camera....
And concerning type of camera, I prefer the older the better: makes you think more about how to make the photo....
and for sure, nobody needs a Leica.... but...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 11-13-2015
Replies: 25
Views: 2,154
Posted By Ron (Netherlands)
Yep, even better for me since it is the only one...

Yep, even better for me since it is the only one with a tab for the f-stops - which is very practical when a sunshade is attached.

Btw I had and used them all.....i.e. the summicrons because I had...
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-08-2015
Replies: 3,073
Views: 741,465
Posted By Ron (Netherlands)
https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5625/21231653078_39...

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5625/21231653078_39678e1e88_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/ymaLL7)
Fuji Velvia 100 - Chevy (https://flic.kr/p/ymaLL7) by Ron (Netherlands)...
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-06-2015
Replies: 5,603
Views: 497,176
Posted By Ron (Netherlands)
https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5596/14225187488_02...

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5596/14225187488_0243f67c77_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/nF2NDf)
Super Ikonta 532/16 CLA XIV (https://flic.kr/p/nF2NDf) by Ron (Netherlands)...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-06-2015
Replies: 36
Views: 3,300
Posted By Ron (Netherlands)
More (in my view important) differences to take...

More (in my view important) differences to take into account:

1. Leica has cloth shutter, Zeiss metal: cloth is quieter but may burn in the sun;
2. Leica has only few modest leds below the...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 11-04-2015
Replies: 15
Views: 1,416
Posted By Ron (Netherlands)
Only restore Rolleicords & Rolleiflexes that...

Only restore Rolleicords & Rolleiflexes that already have good lenses - if not, it is not worth the investment (in money and time)
Here you can find some pictures of the work I did on a Rollei 2.8F -...
Forum: Travel 10-31-2015
Replies: 68
Views: 6,433
Posted By Ron (Netherlands)
Great series, well done!

Great series, well done!
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 10-31-2015
Replies: 8
Views: 1,253
Posted By Ron (Netherlands)
Yep, these came also with bikes .... here's a...

Yep, these came also with bikes .... here's a picture of my FED with original collar...
https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8035/8001073184_0389ab27de_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/dc2AiE)
NKDV FED repair &...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 10-28-2015
Replies: 20
Views: 4,973
Posted By Ron (Netherlands)
Once bought a rolleikin set. But when I wanted to...

Once bought a rolleikin set. But when I wanted to use it, there were essential parts missing. Therefore never used it.....

btw I very much like the pictures shown here; never seen the results of a...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 10-27-2015
Replies: 12
Views: 1,898
Posted By Ron (Netherlands)
Always had great results with color....

Always had great results with color. Unfortunately the 8000 and 9000 are not good @ black & white
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 10-26-2015
Replies: 148
Views: 31,032
Posted By Ron (Netherlands)
Since I shoot mostly test films on...

Since I shoot mostly test films on rebuild/serviced camera's I started buying old film. The 35mm color film is about 10 to 15 years old.
The slide films are about 5 to 10 years old.
For each 10...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 10-21-2015
Replies: 932
Views: 226,565
Posted By Ron (Netherlands)
Very beautiful shots William! Guess we all went...

Very beautiful shots William!

Guess we all went to the beaches last summer....and with Rolleiflexes
This is one of the last shots taken with my 2.8F since I 'traded it' few months ago for a later...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 10-11-2015
Replies: 127
Views: 143,323
Posted By Ron (Netherlands)
Nice PDF! You may find some more info of...

Nice PDF!
You may find some more info of interest in this thread (if needed I can provide some more detailed pictures):
http://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=151313
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-09-2015
Replies: 9,007
Views: 882,597
Posted By Ron (Netherlands)
Ok, so I bought the EOS.....the 100 (couldn't...

Ok, so I bought the EOS.....the 100 (couldn't find any decent 620)
Always hated these plastic cams, but now I have one, I really love it....
Buying was a bit risky since the seller couldn't guaranty...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 10-09-2015
Replies: 40
Views: 7,268
Posted By Ron (Netherlands)
Keep it with original ones and yes USD 70 is way...

Keep it with original ones and yes USD 70 is way tooooo much
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-09-2015
Replies: 165
Views: 14,815
Posted By Ron (Netherlands)
The ones I really dislike: - Nikon RF's in...

The ones I really dislike:

- Nikon RF's in general; to big, heavy, too many framelines, and the lenses are generally not up to 'German' standards (I know, I know: most of them look much better than...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 10-03-2015
Replies: 19
Views: 1,626
Posted By Ron (Netherlands)
Oh I just dusted off the FSU stuff in order to...

Oh I just dusted off the FSU stuff in order to sell the lot.....one of these is the (in)famous Russar (yes with orig viewfinder)....

Anyway last months I started to use medium format more and more...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-01-2015
Replies: 27
Views: 2,977
Posted By Ron (Netherlands)
I would advise not only to look at the meter, but...

I would advise not only to look at the meter, but also compare their viewfinders; but I like the viewfinder of the M6 and M7 better since they are brighter.
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 09-27-2015
Replies: 42
Views: 7,811
Posted By Ron (Netherlands)
Thanks for this....and can we have a look at your...

Thanks for this....and can we have a look at your rare 10-12 blade version :D
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-27-2015
Replies: 9,007
Views: 882,597
Posted By Ron (Netherlands)
Wow, you going to have a lot of fun with that!...

Wow, you going to have a lot of fun with that! Enjoy.

btw I'm currently in the process of selling not buying and this will go on for the next month I guess - have to thin out the collection....and...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 09-27-2015
Replies: 8
Views: 1,505
Posted By Ron (Netherlands)
Oh my G.. you bought the wrong version - There is...

Oh my G.. you bought the wrong version - There is a regular LTM version of the J12
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 09-27-2015
Replies: 55
Views: 6,911
Posted By Ron (Netherlands)
I like the gray tones, but I'm not a fan of...

I like the gray tones, but I'm not a fan of grain. Which is the way to go to reduce grain on this film?
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 09-27-2015
Replies: 1,349
Views: 266,609
Posted By Ron (Netherlands)
Wow, what a lovely camera! The window in the...

Wow, what a lovely camera!
The window in the middle, is that kind of a rangefinder?
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 09-27-2015
Replies: 5
Views: 4,236
Posted By Ron (Netherlands)
Check before disassembling that the shutter has...

Check before disassembling that the shutter has been fired :)
With a Zorki 4 and 4K (its the same for a 3, 3C and 3M) you can disassemble the camera going from top to bottom as you describe. However...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 09-27-2015
Replies: 5
Views: 4,236
Posted By Ron (Netherlands)
+1 It (the second curtain cam) is connected to...

+1

It (the second curtain cam) is connected to the part seen below (which interacts with the shutter drum) and is likely not causing the fault in your...
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-25-2015
Replies: 2,578
Views: 495,639
Posted By Ron (Netherlands)
One from past June 20th shot with a new to me...

One from past June 20th shot with a new to me little Pentax MV1 on Fuji Superia Reala 200iso:
http://kpmg0072.home.xs4all.nl/OceanRace/Fuji%20Superia%20Reala%20100-%2013.jpg
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 09-23-2015
Replies: 29
Views: 2,454
Posted By Ron (Netherlands)
It seems that the collar round the shutter button...

It seems that the collar round the shutter button is not positioned upright totally. Can you grab it and pull it up by turning it clockwise or counter clockwise?
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 09-22-2015
Replies: 29
Views: 2,454
Posted By Ron (Netherlands)
If things still do not come loose, put a little...

If things still do not come loose, put a little drop of lighter fluid on the black screw (the one in your pictures where the arrow is pointing at) and try to push it downwards with a screwdriver, see...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 09-22-2015
Replies: 13
Views: 1,512
Posted By Ron (Netherlands)
Coupling lever I have seen cases were the rear...

Coupling lever
I have seen cases were the rear element of the J12 was interfering with the coupling lever of the rangefinder; this is caused by the shape of the J12 since it provides very little room...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 09-22-2015
Replies: 27
Views: 5,788
Posted By Ron (Netherlands)
Thanks for sharing this with us - and for all the...

Thanks for sharing this with us - and for all the work invested. Always nice to see these practical reviews.
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 09-21-2015
Replies: 117
Views: 66,402
Posted By Ron (Netherlands)
After reading this thread, i want a T3 :-) btw I...

After reading this thread, i want a T3 :-)
btw I would always go for the best lens....
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-19-2015
Replies: 2,109
Views: 391,108
Posted By Ron (Netherlands)
waar kunnen wij die webshop vinden?

waar kunnen wij die webshop vinden?
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 09-19-2015
Replies: 55
Views: 6,911
Posted By Ron (Netherlands)
zou wel een rolletje willen overnemen (dus ca 36...

zou wel een rolletje willen overnemen (dus ca 36 opnamen)
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-19-2015
Replies: 2,109
Views: 391,108
Posted By Ron (Netherlands)
Ik zou wel eens een rolletje willen proberen: kan...

Ik zou wel eens een rolletje willen proberen: kan ik een stukje film overnemen?
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 09-19-2015
Replies: 21
Views: 1,924
Posted By Ron (Netherlands)
+1 - over the years had many FSU-lenses I could...

+1 - over the years had many FSU-lenses I could use and test. Never a bad one. Had about 7 Ju3 made in quite different years - all were good, but in the end sold all and kept one: the later black J3...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 09-19-2015
Replies: 1,179
Views: 450,637
Posted By Ron (Netherlands)
Lovely camera. Was once my first Rolleiflex -...

Lovely camera. Was once my first Rolleiflex - bought as a student from a pro
but later on I wanted the - then wonderful - Canon A1 - so had to sell it for money - but after some years got back into...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 09-18-2015
Replies: 55
Views: 6,911
Posted By Ron (Netherlands)
Why would one need so many?

Why would one need so many?
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 09-16-2015
Replies: 1,169
Views: 421,052
Posted By Ron (Netherlands)
Lovely shots, and very well balanced grays. The...

Lovely shots, and very well balanced grays. The skopar does a better job than the Vaskar on the Perkeo I that I once had.....

Here's something different from a roll shot last summer. Guess the car...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 09-16-2015
Replies: 28
Views: 5,308
Posted By Ron (Netherlands)
+++++ ++++1 (now its 10 characters and some more)

+++++
++++1 (now its 10 characters and some more)
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 09-15-2015
Replies: 42
Views: 7,811
Posted By Ron (Netherlands)
From what I understand the type I and II had the...

From what I understand the type I and II had the uncoupling mechanism in different dials - type I has the uncoupling in the dial with the EV figures on it;
- type II has the uncoupling in the f-stop...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 09-15-2015
Replies: 28
Views: 5,308
Posted By Ron (Netherlands)
Many thanks for those (I've pm'd you for the...

Many thanks for those (I've pm'd you for the files - thanks)
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 09-15-2015
Replies: 6
Views: 945
Posted By Ron (Netherlands)
Didn't the RD1 have a battery meter on top: what...

Didn't the RD1 have a battery meter on top: what does that meter tell you?
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 09-15-2015
Replies: 20
Views: 3,790
Posted By Ron (Netherlands)
Holgalon / Holgulon / Holganon

If you want something really panoramic, indeed the Angulon 90mm is a very good and relatively low cost choice.
If you're handy or know someone who is, then you can (let) build a socalled Holgalon or...
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 09-15-2015
Replies: 175
Views: 34,540
Posted By Ron (Netherlands)
Never knew you could shoot 120 rolls with those :D

Never knew you could shoot 120 rolls with those :D
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-15-2015
Replies: 5,603
Views: 497,176
Posted By Ron (Netherlands)
Lovely shot!

Lovely shot!
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-15-2015
Replies: 5,603
Views: 497,176
Posted By Ron (Netherlands)
That was a quicky, we can't appreciate (i.e. see)...

That was a quicky, we can't appreciate (i.e. see) it anymore :cool:
Forum: Nikon Historical Society 09-15-2015
Replies: 276
Views: 68,055
Posted By Ron (Netherlands)
Lovely combo Tom, especially the lens. How do you...

Lovely combo Tom, especially the lens. How do you like the 35mm Planar? (from the post-War Zeiss lenses I have only the Biogon 21mm)
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-14-2015
Replies: 3,073
Views: 741,465
Posted By Ron (Netherlands)
Very great series sem. What kind of film(s) did...

Very great series sem. What kind of film(s) did you use?

btw do you make use of fill in flash outside?
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 09-14-2015
Replies: 72
Views: 44,394
Posted By Ron (Netherlands)
If that is the case, ultimately you have to...

If that is the case, ultimately you have to experience yourself - as is the case with a lot of things said here on the net......:rolleyes:
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 09-14-2015
Replies: 5
Views: 1,470
Posted By Ron (Netherlands)
Btw that one looks terrific!

Btw that one looks terrific!
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 09-14-2015
Replies: 42
Views: 7,811
Posted By Ron (Netherlands)
Can you show us a photo of your camera....

Can you show us a photo of your camera....
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 09-14-2015
Replies: 549
Views: 158,117
Posted By Ron (Netherlands)
Hmm...I'm a bit puzzled here. Why would one need...

Hmm...I'm a bit puzzled here. Why would one need to replace the topplate on a IIIa? (most other conversions seen here had there topplate exchanged since it would have to give room to a flash...
Forum: Scale Focus 35's 09-13-2015
Replies: 232
Views: 69,654
Posted By Ron (Netherlands)
https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3554/3491028394_aac...

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3554/3491028394_aac933988b_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/6jur7J)
Voigtländer Perkeo I (https://flic.kr/p/6jur7J) by Ron (Netherlands)...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-13-2015
Replies: 68
Views: 4,732
Posted By Ron (Netherlands)
http://kpmg0072.home.xs4all.nl/Canada/DSCF4164.jpg

http://kpmg0072.home.xs4all.nl/Canada/DSCF4164.jpg
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-12-2015
Replies: 5,603
Views: 497,176
Posted By Ron (Netherlands)
Fujichrome Velvia...

Fujichrome Velvia 100iso:
https://farm1.staticflickr.com/383/18621025889_35dbe6b7ab_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/untCfv)
Statues in The Hague, Lange Voorhout II (https://flic.kr/p/untCfv) by Ron...
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 09-12-2015
Replies: 6
Views: 1,003
Posted By Ron (Netherlands)
Together with my Leitz 35mm summicron aspherical,...

Together with my Leitz 35mm summicron aspherical, the Zeiss Biogon 25mm lens is the best I have in the collection, has tremendous resolution. It is as sharp as the summicron - even in low...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 09-11-2015
Replies: 28
Views: 5,308
Posted By Ron (Netherlands)
Not only the shape of the elements but also the...

Not only the shape of the elements but also the type of glass is important for the end result. Please note that different from the other Industars and Jupiters the L/D 61 has lanthanum glass (like...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 09-11-2015
Replies: 31
Views: 4,626
Posted By Ron (Netherlands)
Not long ago I sold a mint Rollei 35RF (in...

Not long ago I sold a mint Rollei 35RF (in original box with all its papers) for about half the price you paid - and there seems hardly a market for these camera's
but your cam might have other...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 09-11-2015
Replies: 72
Views: 44,394
Posted By Ron (Netherlands)
This might al be true but as a lot of us know and...

This might al be true but as a lot of us know and experience: the brighter the screen, the harder it is to focus. Therefore I really prefer the original later Rolleiscreens, since they seem to...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 09-11-2015
Replies: 57
Views: 5,846
Posted By Ron (Netherlands)
For most web-work I use my old G2 which is still...

For most web-work I use my old G2 which is still going strong and delivers 4MP files. Nice thing is that I don't have to scale the pics down.
In most cases I hardly need anything bigger than 16MP.
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 09-10-2015
Replies: 32
Views: 1,884
Posted By Ron (Netherlands)
Thanks you Anthony, I'll have a look - btw would...

Thanks you Anthony, I'll have a look - btw would this work on a Contax IIa ?(its the only cam I have on which it would fit)
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 09-10-2015
Replies: 21
Views: 4,052
Posted By Ron (Netherlands)
You can "easily" find out if they are fake, at...

You can "easily" find out if they are fake, at least the ones that do not break when dropped, are fake: they are made of a softer kind of plastic. The softies come mostly for free with lenses or...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 09-10-2015
Replies: 32
Views: 1,884
Posted By Ron (Netherlands)
Thanks Anthony for sharing your experience. I...

Thanks Anthony for sharing your experience. I feel now I must get one too ;)
Are good samples hard to find?
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-10-2015
Replies: 371
Views: 51,065
Posted By Ron (Netherlands)
Watching this wonderful thread I was looking in...

Watching this wonderful thread I was looking in an old box here in the house and found 3 'old' fountain pens, one of my wife and two of mine. The oldest one was a present from friends when I...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 09-10-2015
Replies: 32
Views: 1,884
Posted By Ron (Netherlands)
The focus errors in this test are very clearly -...

The focus errors in this test are very clearly - IMHO they can't be ignored

BTW even with these faults - I love these tests - thanks Bobby!
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 09-10-2015
Replies: 32
Views: 1,884
Posted By Ron (Netherlands)
+1 but I guess even when the setup would just be...

+1 but I guess even when the setup would just be right, that the Summicron "should" win - it has the better and more glass/coatings and therefore overall better corrections

In the past I did a lot...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 09-10-2015
Replies: 32
Views: 1,884
Posted By Ron (Netherlands)
????? Have you spot the plane of focus? The FSU...

????? Have you spot the plane of focus?

The FSU lenses are all a little back-focussing, and that is no surprise since the FSU camera's have a little different working distance from flange to...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 09-06-2015
Replies: 5
Views: 1,857
Posted By Ron (Netherlands)
Upgrade camera's got a new topplate that gave...

Upgrade camera's got a new topplate that gave room for the flash mechanism. My Leica II from 1932 (see serial) has a flash synch installed by Leitz - its a socalled Original Factory Conversion - and...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 09-06-2015
Replies: 42
Views: 3,308
Posted By Ron (Netherlands)
Hmm....I think you might have misread my...

Hmm....I think you might have misread my comments: in case you wouldn't be able to repair the curtains yourself I suggested to buy another one. I didn't say what to do with your current Fed3 - and...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 09-06-2015
Replies: 72
Views: 44,394
Posted By Ron (Netherlands)
I have no experience with a 2.8B, but I know that...

I have no experience with a 2.8B, but I know that many types of Rolleiflex have a different frame for the ground screen than a Rolleicord; it could make the difference in correct focussing.
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 09-05-2015
Replies: 7
Views: 973
Posted By Ron (Netherlands)
First thing to check here is whether the film...

First thing to check here is whether the film pressure plate is loose - the ones in the Zorki's are a little fiddly and can come loose easily - they are attached with sort of flexible metal clips....
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 09-05-2015
Replies: 1,179
Views: 450,637
Posted By Ron (Netherlands)
Indeed he had a looker - it was stolen the day...

Indeed he had a looker - it was stolen the day before he had to finish his holiday of a 4-weeks tour in the states and had to flew back to The Netherlands. He is more sad about all the films that...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 09-04-2015
Replies: 42
Views: 3,308
Posted By Ron (Netherlands)
If they are very small it might help indeed -...

If they are very small it might help indeed - I've no experience with that

but looking at your pictures, the speeds seem off too. The first pictures seem a little overexposed and the faded one is...
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-04-2015
Replies: 9,007
Views: 882,597
Posted By Ron (Netherlands)
Thank you Godfrey, indeed the Balda's are nicely...

Thank you Godfrey, indeed the Balda's are nicely made. This one has a coupled rangefinder and should shoot 12 pictures on a 120 roll - currently I use a Super Ikonta which shoots only 11 (if I'm...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 09-04-2015
Replies: 42
Views: 3,308
Posted By Ron (Netherlands)
Replacing the shutter curtains would be the best...

Replacing the shutter curtains would be the best way to go. But if you can't do this yourself, and since it is a low cost Fed 3, you better buy another body
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 09-04-2015
Replies: 139
Views: 38,609
Posted By Ron (Netherlands)
Shot wide...

Shot wide open:

http://kpmg0072.home.xs4all.nl/Jupiter%203/DSCF3669%20kopie.JPG
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 09-04-2015
Replies: 5
Views: 984
Posted By Ron (Netherlands)
Try to ascertain if the metal laths are just a...

Try to ascertain if the metal laths are just a bit bent: if so, it might help to straighten them and this might cure you light leak.
It is quite normal that if a shutter is closed, that you can see...
Forum: Photo Software 09-04-2015
Replies: 42
Views: 7,228
Posted By Ron (Netherlands)
Would be nice if the software would directly let...

Would be nice if the software would directly let the scanner put in its image - so a direct imput from scanners would be a nice plus

btw Emulsion did open my Fuji RAW files correctly but collapsed...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 09-04-2015
Replies: 72
Views: 44,394
Posted By Ron (Netherlands)
The old Rolleis came with ground screens of real...

The old Rolleis came with ground screens of real glass, quite a bit thicker than the later plastic models - I believe plastic was installed as from the 2.8E (the D I had in my hands had still glass)
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-04-2015
Replies: 9,007
Views: 882,597
Posted By Ron (Netherlands)
In case my Rolleis get too heavy....last months...

In case my Rolleis get too heavy....last months only working with 6x6

http://i.ebayimg.com/00/s/MTE5OVgxNTk5/z/BdcAAOSweW5VLOhe/$_57.JPG
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 09-04-2015
Replies: 1,179
Views: 450,637
Posted By Ron (Netherlands)
Indeed a great collection! 2 x Rollei III and 2 x...

Indeed a great collection! 2 x Rollei III and 2 x Rollei V ?

B.t.w. this one is from a friend of mine and has two weeks ago been stolen out of his car in Miami (Va with serial...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 08-25-2015
Replies: 1,179
Views: 450,637
Posted By Ron (Netherlands)
Nice, a Rollei which had a rich and busy life.

Nice, a Rollei which had a rich and busy life.
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 08-25-2015
Replies: 10
Views: 4,672
Posted By Ron (Netherlands)
Being able to repair a camera yourself is - as...

Being able to repair a camera yourself is - as you obviously have experienced - really very rewarding and can bring great joy.
and many thanks for the invitation, let you know when I'm around ;)
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 08-24-2015
Replies: 61
Views: 8,072
Posted By Ron (Netherlands)
This one was totally crap before I restored it,...

This one was totally crap before I restored it, but was the best I got in my hands after restoration (it wasn't mine):
https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8035/8001073184_0389ab27de_c.jpg...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 08-23-2015
Replies: 10
Views: 4,672
Posted By Ron (Netherlands)
Glad to be of help. Your camera looks great - one...

Glad to be of help. Your camera looks great - one with the engraved name. Enjoy!
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 08-23-2015
Replies: 10
Views: 4,672
Posted By Ron (Netherlands)
Don't think you missed a step. Actually the slow...

Don't think you missed a step. Actually the slow speed escapement from the 4 and 4K are the same (I serviced about 35 of these camera's made in different years and they were all the same). There are...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-22-2015
Replies: 100
Views: 12,059
Posted By Ron (Netherlands)
X-E1 and 6x6 SuperIkonta

X-E1 and 6x6 SuperIkonta
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-18-2015
Replies: 107
Views: 11,006
Posted By Ron (Netherlands)
I like your picture too! - and the others here...

I like your picture too! - and the others here posted as well - but where is the Industry?
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-02-2015
Replies: 14
Views: 1,707
Posted By Ron (Netherlands)
+1 and be aware that there are many Noktons out...

+1
and be aware that there are many Noktons out there with a preferred /ideal open f-stop of F-2.8 -or was that only the case with the 1.5 CZ sonnar?-some members here may have more exprience with...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-05-2015
Replies: 1,775
Views: 287,176
Posted By Ron (Netherlands)
Fully restored by my neighbor (import from...

Fully restored by my neighbor (import from US)
(and shot with Pentax ME)
http://kpmg0072.home.xs4all.nl/Pentax%20ME%20chr/Fujicolor%20Superia%20Reala%20100-%202%20kopie.jpg
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-04-2015
Replies: 9,007
Views: 882,597
Posted By Ron (Netherlands)
The 3.5 Rolleiflex Johan wanted to buy :D I...

The 3.5 Rolleiflex Johan wanted to buy :D
I bought it for a good friend of mine, but might use it on our next trip to Canada ;)
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 06-24-2015
Replies: 13
Views: 1,527
Posted By Ron (Netherlands)
Yes for MF

Yes for MF
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-20-2015
Replies: 38
Views: 9,960
Posted By Ron (Netherlands)
Love it, especially for black & white, and as...

Love it, especially for black & white, and as said very portable (have the LTM-version, can fit either Barnack's and M-mount with an...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 06-20-2015
Replies: 15
Views: 3,604
Posted By Ron (Netherlands)
Don't know this camera, but does it load the same...

Don't know this camera, but does it load the same as my Rolleiflex 2.8f, i.e. the film must be inserted under the first "pressure roll" (don't know the exact wording, in your camera is seems a...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 06-20-2015
Replies: 2,012
Views: 608,869
Posted By Ron (Netherlands)
https://c1.staticflickr.com/1/432/18980906305_8222...

https://c1.staticflickr.com/1/432/18980906305_822205aea2_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/uVh7ag)
Rotterdam II (https://flic.kr/p/uVh7ag) by Ron (Netherlands) (https://www.flickr.com/photos/zorki_2007/), on...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 06-20-2015
Replies: 74
Views: 9,818
Posted By Ron (Netherlands)
Better take the BBCode option, works fine if...

Better take the BBCode option, works fine if inserted here, since in that case you don't need to use the "insert image button"
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 06-20-2015
Replies: 74
Views: 9,818
Posted By Ron (Netherlands)
Sorry my fault I hadn't read the...

Sorry my fault I hadn't read the rules..:bang:...I just made the remark since it seems quite some people seem to shuffle East Germany under the FSU:rolleyes:;
So I guess we can count in the many...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-20-2015
Replies: 3,073
Views: 741,465
Posted By Ron (Netherlands)
https://c1.staticflickr.com/1/432/18980906305_8222...

https://c1.staticflickr.com/1/432/18980906305_822205aea2_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/uVh7ag)
Rotterdam II (https://flic.kr/p/uVh7ag) by Ron (Netherlands) (https://www.flickr.com/photos/zorki_2007/), on...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-20-2015
Replies: 2,578
Views: 495,639
Posted By Ron (Netherlands)
https://c1.staticflickr.com/1/344/18358513224_d0bd...

https://c1.staticflickr.com/1/344/18358513224_d0bd648edb_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/tYhbo5)
Rotterdam III (https://flic.kr/p/tYhbo5) by Ron (Netherlands) (https://www.flickr.com/photos/zorki_2007/), on...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-18-2015
Replies: 100
Views: 12,059
Posted By Ron (Netherlands)
currently no rangefinders, but 2.8f Rolleiflex...

currently no rangefinders, but 2.8f Rolleiflex and Pentax MX
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 06-16-2015
Replies: 15
Views: 2,193
Posted By Ron (Netherlands)
Makes me thinking about the straps they made in...

Makes me thinking about the straps they made in the 80's and 90's for the heavy SLR's,
think they do not match that great with a small camera like a rangefinder...
btw your Canon P looks great
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-15-2015
Replies: 8
Views: 1,010
Posted By Ron (Netherlands)
At least you know the fault is not on your side...

At least you know the fault is not on your side if the panda is there.....works great here the past weeks
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 06-14-2015
Replies: 64
Views: 20,418
Posted By Ron (Netherlands)
From the accessories, keep only the hood From the...

From the accessories, keep only the hood
From the cams: take the one with the best taking lens (if they are comparable - so no cleaning marks and the like, then keep the 2.8 (nicer for indoor...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-14-2015
Replies: 2,578
Views: 495,639
Posted By Ron (Netherlands)
First try-out with the lightmeter that I had...

First try-out with the lightmeter that I had built in the 2.8f
film = long expired Fujichrome Velvia

https://c1.staticflickr.com/1/383/18621025889_35dbe6b7ab_b.jpg...
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 06-09-2015
Replies: 5
Views: 958
Posted By Ron (Netherlands)
If you like dogs, this must be a fine picture

If you like dogs, this must be a fine picture
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 06-02-2015
Replies: 74
Views: 9,818
Posted By Ron (Netherlands)
Very nice, but title says FSU contest: Praktica...

Very nice, but title says FSU contest: Praktica is from FEG just like Exa and Exakta (Former East Germany)
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 06-02-2015
Replies: 11
Views: 1,409
Posted By Ron (Netherlands)
If it is jigly then one or probably more screws...

If it is jigly then one or probably more screws are loose - take the thing apart and put the screws back with a little locktight
(if you don't know how to take a J-8 apart, then read the notes made...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 06-02-2015
Replies: 39
Views: 3,772
Posted By Ron (Netherlands)
No not the M240, it really has to be the trusty...

No not the M240, it really has to be the trusty M8 :-) and indeed sell that M9 asap
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 05-31-2015
Replies: 19
Views: 2,391
Posted By Ron (Netherlands)
So did the OP ever finish his job? He does not...

So did the OP ever finish his job?
He does not seem to respond to any of the questions here...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 05-27-2015
Replies: 74
Views: 9,818
Posted By Ron (Netherlands)
count me in this time: shot with Zorki 6 (two...

count me in this time:

shot with Zorki 6 (two amalgamated pictures):
https://c2.staticflickr.com/8/7261/6983204834_52b28ab41a_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/bD5Kvm)
three windmils at Leidschendam...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 05-27-2015
Replies: 14
Views: 1,561
Posted By Ron (Netherlands)
ThAt is the socalled restrictor gear: it can not...

ThAt is the socalled restrictor gear: it can not fully turn round but is restricted by a little pin (actually a small screw). If the gear is replaced wrongly - only for one or a few tooth - you...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-27-2015
Replies: 2,716
Views: 797,418
Posted By Ron (Netherlands)
Indeed top of the line, at least for a long time....

Indeed top of the line, at least for a long time. Yours is very nice looking. Which batteries are you using - I can seem to find any that fits mine...:bang:.

btw if I go without batteries I love to...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-26-2015
Replies: 2,578
Views: 495,639
Posted By Ron (Netherlands)
https://c2.staticflickr.com/6/5466/17886306510_b6f...

https://c2.staticflickr.com/6/5466/17886306510_b6fb9492b5_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/tfxZM1)
Tulips III (https://flic.kr/p/tfxZM1) by Ron (Netherlands) (https://www.flickr.com/photos/zorki_2007/), on...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 05-26-2015
Replies: 14
Views: 1,561
Posted By Ron (Netherlands)
hmm...not so sure about that. I repaired a lot of...

hmm...not so sure about that. I repaired a lot of FED2's, Zorki's and Leicas, but the FED2 is at least different and a little more difficult - for the less experienced - than the other models at one...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 05-25-2015
Replies: 932
Views: 226,565
Posted By Ron (Netherlands)
Shot in our garden with Rolleinar II (bay III)...

Shot in our garden with Rolleinar II (bay III) just 3 weeks ago:
https://c2.staticflickr.com/6/5441/17887586979_dac33d429c_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/tfEyq4)
Rolleinar II (https://flic.kr/p/tfEyq4) by...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 05-25-2015
Replies: 189
Sticky: Rolleinar?
Views: 124,125
Posted By Ron (Netherlands)
Rolleinar I (just bought from ThreeToedSlothLuke...

Rolleinar I (just bought from ThreeToedSlothLuke - aka Colin): shot on Velvia 100 asa
https://c4.staticflickr.com/8/7663/17451395074_9332b6090a_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/sA7XKY)
Tulips II...
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 05-17-2015
Replies: 178
Views: 38,947
Posted By Ron (Netherlands)
Zeiss Ikon and its precursor ICA AG had a complex...

Zeiss Ikon and its precursor ICA AG had a complex system of all types of plates used for their cameras. Best is to look for the numbers of the plates in the catalogues of Zeiss and ICA. They made...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 05-08-2015
Replies: 932
Views: 226,565
Posted By Ron (Netherlands)
Top!++++++ (the plus to make the answer longer)

Top!++++++ (the plus to make the answer longer)
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 05-08-2015
Replies: 595
Views: 73,530
Posted By Ron (Netherlands)
Nice, and the third one is TOP!

Nice, and the third one is TOP!
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 05-07-2015
Replies: 15
Views: 2,041
Posted By Ron (Netherlands)
I have a totally different experience, once I got...

I have a totally different experience, once I got a bad sensor M8.2 and was the second owner, under the European laws, Leica will not cover those repairs. :bang:
It might be different in the USA were...
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 05-03-2015
Replies: 183
Views: 27,403
Posted By Ron (Netherlands)
As a young student I never knew exactly what a...

As a young student I never knew exactly what a rangefinder camera was (we all started with slr's in school - '70ties) ....till I saw a very old user Leica III which I could afford and gave me great...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-03-2015
Replies: 3,588
Views: 910,310
Posted By Ron (Netherlands)
Somewhere in Mallorca last...

Somewhere in Mallorca last summer:
https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8778/17185554831_ec62294167_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/sbCsHv)
Rolleiflex 2.8F - restoration XXV (https://flic.kr/p/sbCsHv) by Ron...
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 05-03-2015
Replies: 12
Views: 4,888
Posted By Ron (Netherlands)
One of my most favored cam's and it has a tack...

One of my most favored cam's and it has a tack sharp Tessar:

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5154/14224873168_e45ec07a5a_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/nF1ccW)Super Ikonta 532/16 CLA XIII...
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 05-02-2015
Replies: 41
Views: 6,537
Posted By Ron (Netherlands)
Shot a lot with that camera and a 40mm Nokton,...

Shot a lot with that camera and a 40mm Nokton, like this one (stitch of 2 shots):
https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3564/3538004047_d4da042020_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/6oDckM)
Big Sur Coastline - A1...
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