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Old 04-29-2015   #1001
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Finally registration approved so just wanna brag with my new family member and my first steps to the RF world Minty Bessa R along with grip, Canon 50/1.8 (with suprisigly fitting vented hood from Fujifilm X10) and lovely Leitz Elmar 90/4...
Now just avaiting a red Artisan&Artist #102 neck strap to replace this russian one and matching soft touch release and it will be just perfect!






I just love the look and size of this thing!
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Old 04-30-2015   #1002
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Matt--welcome to RFF! And a VERY nice kit you have there--enjoy!
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Old 05-06-2015   #1003
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Old 05-06-2015   #1004
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Wow, John---that's a beauty!
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Old 05-08-2015   #1005
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Wow, John---that's a beauty!
Thanks. It's not perfect but other than the leatherette by the frame lever it's in amazing shape. I have a Nikkor HC 50/2 in LTM and a Jupiter 8 which I can use on it once the ltm-m adapter comes in. I also recently purchased an Elmar 50/2.8 that I'm anxiously awaiting delivery.

I haven't handled a Leica M in a long time and that wasn't an M3. Most of my RF experience is with Barnack clones and Canon P's so I was amazed by the brightness of the viewfinder when I opened the package.

I think I'll run a few rolls of film through and then possibly send it out for a CLA just to be on the safe side since the L seal is broken.
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Old 05-16-2015   #1006
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Not really in mail.. but someone in our street putted this Ikea vitrine next to the dustbin it would be crime to leave it there. Just to make clear: The cameras were not part of that lucky found

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Old 05-16-2015   #1007
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A Beautiful Start!

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New goodies arrived.

What a wonderful start with your New Leica M6, the best film.
Wish you the best of luck, a perfect match for your viewpoint!
Love your portfolios.
I used to live in Newport Beach,swam Corona Del Mar, Surfed on small board at Laguna, forbidden to do "The Wedge"..
The Leica will be so direct and fast, compared to your shoebox..
The Medium Format will blow away 35mm in tonal range but not in immediacy.
Best of Luck, may your exposures be true, your light stunning.
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Old 05-16-2015   #1008
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Old 05-18-2015   #1009
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Old 05-18-2015   #1010
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CV Ultron 35mm F1.7 Asph.
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CV Ultron 35mm F1.7 Asph.

Just collected this beauty few minutes back.. can't wait for my first roll with it

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Old 05-26-2015   #1012
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Well screw you, Grayscale.. And I've been so happy with my new teenie weenie lensie So seriously congrats on that.. hope I will get such package as well some day
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Old 05-29-2015   #1014
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So recently I was looking for a Contax T2, and Sidd (zeshootist) from USA contacted me that he had one to sell, so I bought it and he sent along some rolls of film too! Thank you Sidd!

I have just....scanned through the user manual very briefly (HAHA) but I'm going out to shoot with it today!

Which brings me to the point, would the film be ok to use? This was sent to me in the UK, so I'm not sure if postmen would scan my package through X-rays and all that. It's Kodak 400. Someone told me it was fine.

WHAT A BEAUTIFUL CAMERA.

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Old 08-29-2015   #1016
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So recently I was looking for a Contax T2, and Sidd (zeshootist) from USA contacted me that he had one to sell, so I bought it and he sent along some rolls of film too! Thank you Sidd!

I have just....scanned through the user manual very briefly (HAHA) but I'm going out to shoot with it today!

Which brings me to the point, would the film be ok to use? This was sent to me in the UK, so I'm not sure if postmen would scan my package through X-rays and all that. It's Kodak 400. Someone told me it was fine.

WHAT A BEAUTIFUL CAMERA.

it should be fine. shoot a roll and see.
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Old 08-29-2015   #1018
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A dainty Zenit Helios 85mm 1.5 in Nikon F mount to be used on my Nikons as well as my M.

I was thinking about getting a Petzval, but much prefer the results that I have seen from this Zenit lens.



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Old 09-02-2015   #1019
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Bessa R2 with M Summaron 35mm 3.5

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Old 10-22-2015   #1020
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M8.2 + Nokton 50mm.
Its been a while that I used an M8, but in the end they its still the best tool for certain jobs.


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On a completely different note: a Moskva-5 from a fellow RFF'er. Nice camera, was out shooting with it today with a roll of Ilford PanF+ 50. Very happy.

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Old 12-01-2015   #1022
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50f3.5 Nikkor for my Bronica S2a

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Old 02-23-2016   #1025
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Hi,

This came in the mail just like this and is a little ball about 8cm in dia. or just over 3inches.

Needless to say, it had a lens in it and, I'm glad to say, it doesn't appear to be damaged. And that says a lot for old, second-hand 'Jiffy' bags and 2 ft of sticky tape.



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Contax II with 5cm 1.5 sonnar
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lovely p they are elegant....well done
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came in the mail but was not in to receive it, now have to wait until the depot opens
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looks good frank.

i have been obsessing about a nice black one for my cl.

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Save your money.....go with Zhou. I have for my CL and it's nice. No Luigi...but nice enough with grip.
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A Super Rokkor Chiyoko 45mm f2.8. It's an earlier version with 5 digit serial number and a small window on the front of the lens provides a secondary display of the chosen f-stop.
It's very compact and balances better than my Topcor-S 2/50. It's size really appeals. Only had time to take a few test shots on my XE2. Sharp centrally from wide open. Edges soft but not distracting. Wonderful swirling bokeh. I'm impressed by its performance on the Fuji but fully expect that it'll look at its best on film.
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Bellows Attachment for Plaubel Makiflex. From Igor's Camera in Cleveland.
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