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Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 12-26-2012
Replies: 73
Views: 5,748
Posted By Nescio
19th century oak bureau, with some woodworm as a...

19th century oak bureau, with some woodworm as a premium, but with a table top of 80 cm height, bettering every IKEA design (I'm taller than most of you). A modern German Sedus office chair with a...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 12-26-2012
Replies: 134
Views: 11,243
Posted By Nescio
Iman Wilkens already explained why Homers' sea...

Iman Wilkens already explained why Homers' sea never could have been blue in the first place...

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Where_Troy_Once_Stood
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 12-20-2012
Replies: 134
Views: 11,243
Posted By Nescio
Well, we've had painters who don't paint, so it's...

Well, we've had painters who don't paint, so it's only a small step we have photographers without cameras now.

And a drone operator, is he still a pilot?

Nescio
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-18-2012
Replies: 364
Views: 34,144
Posted By Nescio
Bumping this thread after all the bad Karma of...

Bumping this thread after all the bad Karma of the past days...

Haven't got so much to offer, as I'm not really a hunter-gatherer, but I do have a rather nice vintage Leica never ready case for a...
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 12-18-2012
Replies: 57
Views: 5,231
Posted By Nescio
Gracias, merci, bedankt, danke, thanks, ขอบคุณ,...

Gracias, merci, bedankt, danke, thanks, ขอบคุณ, дзякуй, dzięki, kiitos, salamat...

Nescio
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 12-18-2012
Replies: 57
Views: 5,231
Posted By Nescio
@ Godfrey Every word only has a meaning in the...

@ Godfrey
Every word only has a meaning in the context it's used in. If I say a product "is long in the tooth by market standards" it should be taken within this one. That hasn't anything to do with...
Forum: RFF News 12-18-2012
Replies: 129
Views: 21,584
Posted By Nescio
17) The winner agrees not to sell the prize...

17) The winner agrees not to sell the prize within the next twelve (12) months after the prize is received...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 12-18-2012
Replies: 10
Views: 1,373
Posted By Nescio
Almost as crazy as FB paying $1 billion for...

Almost as crazy as FB paying $1 billion for it...


Nescio
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 12-18-2012
Replies: 57
Views: 5,231
Posted By Nescio
EDIT: UPS...I WAS WRONG ON SAYING THE VIDEO'S...

EDIT: UPS...I WAS WRONG ON SAYING THE VIDEO'S WERE FROM MAY 2011... AS SAID BEFORE, IT'S FOR SALE JUST OVER 1 YEAR OR SOMETHING... NOW THAT TURNS MY ARGUMENT INTO BS...

SORRY... Perhaps because of...
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 12-17-2012
Replies: 57
Views: 5,231
Posted By Nescio
Possibly the X10 will be "better" than your G9,...

Possibly the X10 will be "better" than your G9, but $400 better? Here in Spain the X10 only went down from €450 to 400 recently, but then Spain is expensive for consumer goods.

If you feel like...
Forum: Off Topic 12-17-2012
Replies: 684
Views: 15,655
Posted By Nescio
On & off topic.... The Valentines: "did you read...

On & off topic....

The Valentines: "did you read the news, I'm a bit confused (...) rudeness and gun is the talk of this town"

http://www.mp3olimp.com/blam-blam-fever.html

And yes, I'm a pacifist...
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 12-17-2012
Replies: 57
Views: 5,231
Posted By Nescio
Came across your thread and this is what I...

Came across your thread and this is what I thought:

1) The X10 is getting a bit long in the tooth, so if you can wait untill its succesor is announced, do so and take the discount. Next spring...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 12-16-2012
Replies: 18
Views: 1,140
Posted By Nescio
Well, I didn't see the challenge before yesterday...

Well, I didn't see the challenge before yesterday either and as we in Europe are ahead on the clock, saturday was lost already. But today, while having lunch, there was a lot of noise in my very...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-16-2012
Replies: 137
Views: 6,411
Posted By Nescio
Thanks for the footnote. Seems my transitive...

Thanks for the footnote. Seems my transitive translational tinker tank was accidentally switched off yesterday...:bang:
Forum: Sony NEX APS-C format 12-15-2012
Replies: 52
Views: 12,767
Posted By Nescio
Perhaps you should try to look for an older...

Perhaps you should try to look for an older model. I live in Barcelona, which is not exactly the best place to find a bargain, but I've spotted a Nikon Coolpix P7000 (good video with zooming) for...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-15-2012
Replies: 137
Views: 6,411
Posted By Nescio
Sorry, but it's plaza in Spanish, or plaça in...

Sorry, but it's plaza in Spanish, or plaça in Catalan. That's no newspeak, but linked to "place" in English.

Nescio
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-15-2012
Replies: 25
Views: 2,219
Posted By Nescio
http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thum...

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/9/9c/Kris_bali.jpg/198px-Kris_bali.jpg


That's what I meant to say...

Nescio
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-15-2012
Replies: 25
Views: 2,219
Posted By Nescio
Everytime something like this happens, I go back...

Everytime something like this happens, I go back to look up the meaning of "running amok".The message of the offender hasn't changed. The medium has and it's called "automatic rifle".

Nescio
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-15-2012
Replies: 137
Views: 6,411
Posted By Nescio
100% true... I lived almost next door when they...

100% true... I lived almost next door when they put them up. Now it's Totally Tourist Territory, so I don't go there too often anymore.

You should not forget that Catalonia is the country where Dali...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-15-2012
Replies: 364
Views: 34,144
Posted By Nescio
No need for it as the leatherette on my M2 is...

No need for it as the leatherette on my M2 is pristine still, but exchanging it for a print is a good thang!

Nescio
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-15-2012
Replies: 1,505
Sticky: Camera Work
Views: 153,830
Posted By Nescio
Google search on the forum didn't bring up...

Google search on the forum didn't bring up Spanish photographer Isabel Muñoz, so here she is:
http://www.isabelmunoz.es/

Strong BW work, rather classical, but very elegant. And hey, being from 1951...
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 12-14-2012
Replies: 25
Views: 4,330
Posted By Nescio
I'm anything but an expert on digital sensors,...

I'm anything but an expert on digital sensors, but Godfrey says exactly the opposite: Could any of you illuminate me and the OP on this?

I have both an Elmarit 28 v III and a 28 Color Skopar, but no...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-14-2012
Replies: 137
Views: 6,411
Posted By Nescio
After all the monster cameras, now something...

After all the monster cameras, now something completely different:


http://3.bp.blogspot.com/_9y4KBZohz6I/R8hM_075zPI/AAAAAAAAAlI/KxnxHIFG4H4/s200/minox.jpg
Original Minox Spy camera.

No, I'm not...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 12-13-2012
Replies: 27
Views: 2,421
Posted By Nescio
No, that's why I wrote back. But the 3 dots are...

No, that's why I wrote back. But the 3 dots are his...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 12-13-2012
Replies: 27
Views: 2,421
Posted By Nescio
...and a pen that was even...

...and a pen that was even sharper...

http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-90fhlFS9pO8/TgxBTPcPkKI/AAAAAAAAAfs/2Ybs2c5m4HU/s400/celine-meudon-litterature-perroquet_articlephoto.jpg

(as he's over 50 years dead...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 12-13-2012
Replies: 27
Views: 2,421
Posted By Nescio
Seems like the temperature drop heated you up...

Seems like the temperature drop heated you up somehow... (my 3 dots, as I'm a fan of Celine).

Nescio
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-13-2012
Replies: 137
Views: 6,411
Posted By Nescio
What's good about the picture is that it shows...

What's good about the picture is that it shows how nothing looks like.
Forum: RFF Polls 12-13-2012
Replies: 98
Views: 6,757
Posted By Nescio
I use 28 & 50 for my 2 M's as hot spot FL's, as I...

I use 28 & 50 for my 2 M's as hot spot FL's, as I cannot afford anything more exotic, leicawise. But if I get into that retro mood, I can step into my time capsule and put up a Visoflex with a 200...
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 12-13-2012
Replies: 76
Views: 8,730
Posted By Nescio
Looks like a good deal, congrats, a 50 type 3...

Looks like a good deal, congrats, a 50 type 3 cron (I think) almost for free... I'll keep an eye on the classifieds just to see for how much the M5 will be going...! :D
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-13-2012
Replies: 137
Views: 6,411
Posted By Nescio
Where would the Werra I fit in...? Olive green...

Where would the Werra I fit in...? Olive green and including the shade, of course. Fox hunting with the Cambridge spies.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 12-11-2012
Replies: 112
Views: 8,639
Posted By Nescio
There's no point in asking, you'll get no...

There's no point in asking, you'll get no reply
Oh just remember I don't decide
I got no reason it's all too much
You'll always find us out to lunch

Sex Pistols dixit

Nescio
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 12-11-2012
Replies: 112
Views: 8,639
Posted By Nescio
When Lady Crisis starts knocking on my door, I...

When Lady Crisis starts knocking on my door,
I appreciate my Leica lenses even more.

Sold mothers gold teeth and my fathers lore,
and love my Leica lenses more and more.

Rings the usher, friend or ...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 12-11-2012
Replies: 73
Views: 4,902
Posted By Nescio
But for how long...? I understand the assertion...

But for how long...? I understand the assertion as an equation and therefore I dare to question it. I would say that nowadays the medium has become much more important than the message itself, as the...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 12-11-2012
Replies: 6
Views: 720
Posted By Nescio
Somehow, I always thought hipsters to be...

Somehow, I always thought hipsters to be square.

Sorry, couldn't resist. But the problem isn't Instagram as such and all it's epigons (now it has become exclusively related to facebook), and not...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-11-2012
Replies: 52
Views: 5,103
Posted By Nescio
If I'd have a dog, I wouldn't have the need to...

If I'd have a dog, I wouldn't have the need to take out my M7 on my every day stroll around the park. Now it's the camera that takes me out.
And it somehow feels nice that it's "just a camera". Small...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 12-11-2012
Replies: 14
Views: 872
Posted By Nescio
Well, sort of. Personally I feel the tableau...

Well, sort of. Personally I feel the tableau vivant is more "clasically" represented by photographers like Witkin, Jan Saudek or Erwin Olaf. But aren't these overlit, over sharpened pics a...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 12-10-2012
Replies: 120
Views: 7,102
Posted By Nescio
@airfrogusmc Oh, and just to make things clear,...

@airfrogusmc

Oh, and just to make things clear, I do like the pics you posted on the Digital Leica M8 / M8.2 / M9 / M-E /Mono / M10 aka "M" thread. So please keep on talking with you...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-10-2012
Replies: 86
Views: 10,739
Posted By Nescio
Nah... We won't be able to open threads like...

Nah... We won't be able to open threads like "police officers on bikes", "dogs on wheels" (nice song, by the way), et al.

As a cyclopedic Dutchman, I'm not really into taking pictures of my bike...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-10-2012
Replies: 86
Views: 10,739
Posted By Nescio
Well, I don't think voyeuristic is the appropiate...

Well, I don't think voyeuristic is the appropiate word on a photo site like this... but a few weeks ago the OP asked advice on how to shoot nudes... and was thinking of hiring an escort, rub her with...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 12-10-2012
Replies: 120
Views: 7,102
Posted By Nescio
Anything that comes next won't need all these...

Anything that comes next won't need all these quotes and references you mentioned in your earlier posts.
This is a bold contradiction. All learning is good, but it won't teach you how to tune your...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-10-2012
Replies: 3
Views: 599
Posted By Nescio
Maybe you better try it on the X-mas give away...

Maybe you better try it on the X-mas give away thread: http://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/showthread.php?threadid=126449

Some others put conditions as well.

Nescio
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 12-10-2012
Replies: 112
Views: 8,639
Posted By Nescio
If ever in need, I'll sell them as is for $1000...

If ever in need, I'll sell them as is for $1000 with a 28 Elmarit as a free gift :D.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 12-10-2012
Replies: 112
Views: 8,639
Posted By Nescio
You're saying that because I never ever sold...

You're saying that because I never ever sold anything on ebay I should start selling some very nice toeclippers I have?

Nescio
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE 12-08-2012
Replies: 4
Views: 1,338
Posted By Nescio
As I'm sure you perfectly know, you won't make...

As I'm sure you perfectly know, you won't make any better photo's with an M6/50 Cron combo. The difference is about handling and a more reliable meter, presuming yours is still working. But as I...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 12-05-2012
Replies: 73
Views: 5,734
Posted By Nescio
This is just the obvious, easy to critisize part...

This is just the obvious, easy to critisize part of it. Personally, I think there's a lot more behind it, and not only to be simply critisized, but I'm still chewing on it.

Another article that gets...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-05-2012
Replies: 35
Views: 2,863
Posted By Nescio
Schiphol is the airport where most cocaine gets...

Schiphol is the airport where most cocaine gets into Europe by air. Why would anybody want to take back the stuff to where it came from? Ecuador isn't Colombia of course, but it's cultivated there as...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-05-2012
Replies: 35
Views: 2,863
Posted By Nescio
I don't think getting INTO the country with white...

I don't think getting INTO the country with white powder chemicals will be the problem, unless you transfer in another Latin American country.

Nescio
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-05-2012
Replies: 364
Views: 34,144
Posted By Nescio
Thanks Michael. First time I join in with this...

Thanks Michael. First time I join in with this game. I'll look for something for others to play with. Have a nice trip and good light!

Nescio
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 12-03-2012
Replies: 48
Views: 37,335
Posted By Nescio
How educated! With Europe in an almost biblical...

How educated!

With Europe in an almost biblical crisis (5 years going and still 2 more to come, as we're told), but luxury goods still selling like hotcakes, perhaps you should consider changing the...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 12-02-2012
Replies: 125
Views: 8,358
Posted By Nescio
Dear Johan, dear Sejanus, My feel is that, as in...

Dear Johan, dear Sejanus,

My feel is that, as in many cases, the discussion about what is to be understood by a term, a word, a phrase or a concept that in this case is the 4 letter word "ugly" is a...
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-28-2012
Replies: 31
Views: 2,631
Posted By Nescio
Also good are: "You gotta say yes to another...

Also good are:

"You gotta say yes to another excess" - Yello
"Rock and Roll Animal" - Lou Reed (hated it when I was young, but now I think it's quiet good actually)
"Lust for Life" - Iggy Pop
"God"...
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-28-2012
Replies: 31
Views: 2,631
Posted By Nescio
"The Modern Dance" - Pere Ubu "Second Edition" -...

"The Modern Dance" - Pere Ubu
"Second Edition" - PIL
"Your Cassette Pet" - Bowwowwow
"Oil on Canvas" - Japan
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-28-2012
Replies: 31
Views: 2,631
Posted By Nescio
No one ever can beat these :D

No one ever can beat these :D
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-28-2012
Replies: 31
Views: 2,631
Posted By Nescio
"Unknown pleasures" - Joy Division "Crisis, What...

"Unknown pleasures" - Joy Division
"Crisis, What crisis?" - Supertramp (but not because of the content)
"Doolittle" - The Pixies
"15 Grandes Éxitos" Julio Jaramillo (all because of the content)
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 11-28-2012
Replies: 29
Views: 1,719
Posted By Nescio
Dear Willie, 1: No I wasn't. (EDIT: Not that I...

Dear Willie,

1: No I wasn't. (EDIT: Not that I don't have my opinions, but this wasn't my point. Discussing emotive impact is already tricky enough. Talking about aesthetics would only complicate...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 11-28-2012
Replies: 29
Views: 1,719
Posted By Nescio
As for now, some notable cleaning marks, but...

As for now, some notable cleaning marks, but nothing that affects the image, as long as it is free of fungus...

Nescio
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 11-28-2012
Replies: 29
Views: 1,719
Posted By Nescio
Just as I have some friends playing with...

Just as I have some friends playing with collodion printing techniques, which has become rather fashionable these days (remember I live in Barcelona, always behind the surf ;)).

Analogue photography...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 11-28-2012
Replies: 29
Views: 1,719
Posted By Nescio
PW, that's exactly my point. Nostalgia isn't what...

PW, that's exactly my point. Nostalgia isn't what it used to be anymore. In itself, there's nothing wrong with happy snapping & sharing. But my concern is about the difference between experience and...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 11-28-2012
Replies: 29
Views: 1,719
Posted By Nescio
@ Joakim The question, I think, is not about...

@ Joakim

The question, I think, is not about making or at least recording history, but if people nowadays actually care if there ever will exist anything beyond the immediate experience of shooting...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 11-28-2012
Replies: 29
Views: 1,719
Posted By Nescio
Photocalypse, eh? The last one to leave has to...

Photocalypse, eh? The last one to leave has to turn off the light?
On the other hand, terminology wise, i'd prefer it to call collective narcissism... Sounds like a nice paradox to me.

Nescio

EDIT:...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 11-28-2012
Replies: 29
Views: 1,719
Posted By Nescio
fmogiel, thanks for posting! Of course digital...

fmogiel, thanks for posting!

Of course digital has changed photography. But up to its very nature? Personally I don't think so. My question on nostalgia had nothing to do with whether it existed...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 11-28-2012
Replies: 29
Views: 1,719
Posted By Nescio
Nostalgia as a contemporary concept of history

Last night I couldn’t get asleep and found this interview with Stephen Mayes, director of VII Photo Agency and ex World Press chairman:
...
Forum: Lomo / Diana / Holga / Pinhole / Polaroids 11-28-2012
Replies: 35
Views: 4,365
Posted By Nescio
I have 2 still. Used to take 1 with me when I...

I have 2 still. Used to take 1 with me when I travelled the hard way during the 90's. It served me to give away photo's to people I shot with my SLR, as an immediate present and no need to feel bad...
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-20-2012
Replies: 156
Views: 12,376
Posted By Nescio
More than once the word ethics has come up in...

More than once the word ethics has come up in this thread. Nothing new, as there is too much talk already about the grabbing culture etc. But answers, be them right or wrong, only come from those...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-20-2012
Replies: 18
Views: 1,294
Posted By Nescio
It happens all too often to me as well. Even up...

It happens all too often to me as well. Even up to the point of saying sometimes that I take my best pictures without a camera...:bang:

And since my G7 stopped working (G7 & G9 owners beware; mine...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 11-18-2012
Replies: 22
Views: 1,982
Posted By Nescio
Nice and even nicer is that it can be seen on...

Nice and even nicer is that it can be seen on youtube. JC (sic) is OK, but compared to what came before and what came after, he just fell somewhat in between (a personal opinion, as always).

Nescio
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 11-18-2012
Replies: 22
Views: 1,982
Posted By Nescio
Yes, but he wished to be both... and that's both...

Yes, but he wished to be both... and that's both where his tragedy and failure lie (wrong decisions..., isn't that a theme from Suicide?)

Nescio
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 11-18-2012
Replies: 22
Views: 1,982
Posted By Nescio
I still remember "corned beef" and if I'd like...

I still remember "corned beef" and if I'd like to, I can still buy it in the Philippino shops around the corner... But fortunally, we still got jamón serrano, pata negra et al. And just around the...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 11-18-2012
Replies: 22
Views: 1,982
Posted By Nescio
Of course, but we're discussing a phrase, aren't...

Of course, but we're discussing a phrase, aren't we? Digestion is another thing. Or should that be the "Observers Digest"?
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 11-18-2012
Replies: 22
Views: 1,982
Posted By Nescio
Tipically the ones that can (or can not) be...

Tipically the ones that can (or can not) be typed, I guess.

But as an exersize, try "spam".
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 11-18-2012
Replies: 22
Views: 1,982
Posted By Nescio
Try to replace "film" with any 4 letter word of...

Try to replace "film" with any 4 letter word of your choice and judge for yourself if the phrase makes any sense at all in the first place.
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 11-18-2012
Replies: 67
Views: 5,838
Posted By Nescio
1936. Great Depression. Supposed to be free of...

1936. Great Depression. Supposed to be free of copyright by now.

Perhaps that's also an answer as to why we're into the same s*** once more.

Nescio
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 11-18-2012
Replies: 67
Views: 5,838
Posted By Nescio
^^+1 Though it sort of ruined my day... Well,...

^^+1
Though it sort of ruined my day... Well, let's say it changed my mood & temper (had to start doing something intrinsically untranscedental, like cleaning out the oven).

On the A vs THE story,...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-14-2012
Replies: 79
Views: 5,365
Posted By Nescio
Must be using a preproduction UrLeica

Must be using a preproduction UrLeica
Forum: Optics Theory - 11-12-2012
Replies: 52
Views: 4,851
Posted By Nescio
You mean to say distances in the Sahara are not...

You mean to say distances in the Sahara are not as big as they are in the Gobi desert? :D
Forum: Leica Q / T / X Series 11-12-2012
Replies: 20
Views: 2,702
Posted By Nescio
Good to hear you had a great time! And 3 weeks,...

Good to hear you had a great time! And 3 weeks, wow, that's luxury, timewise, I mean. Only time can show some of the secrets any place has.

Nescio
Forum: Leica Q / T / X Series 11-12-2012
Replies: 20
Views: 2,702
Posted By Nescio
So you just came back from your trip...! The...

So you just came back from your trip...! The white wall is from an ice rink they're setting up right now for the 2nd year. You made a pic of the Plaça Catalunya I've never seen before. And I live...
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 11-10-2012
Replies: 54
Views: 5,138
Posted By Nescio
Well, It may not be a book, but the internet can...

Well, It may not be a book, but the internet can be an open one though, or at least an eye opener. Member PKR regularly updates this thread:...
Forum: Travel 11-08-2012
Replies: 85
Views: 5,612
Posted By Nescio
Perhaps I should have expressed myself more...

Perhaps I should have expressed myself more clearly, but I was referring to the political situation around the Mediterranean here in Spain, Portugal, Italy, Greece (and not wanting to compare it to...
Forum: Travel 11-08-2012
Replies: 85
Views: 5,612
Posted By Nescio
That's really something to take into...

That's really something to take into consideration these days...
Forum: Travel 11-08-2012
Replies: 85
Views: 5,612
Posted By Nescio
Take it with you and have it insured. I live in...

Take it with you and have it insured. I live in Barcelona in the old town and being a Dutch expat everybody always takes me for a tourist. And I do feel comfortable walking around at 2:00 am at night...
Forum: Travel 11-08-2012
Replies: 29
Views: 2,620
Posted By Nescio
Four days including travel and a jet lag? If...

Four days including travel and a jet lag? If coming to Europe you'll have plenty of time for night shots!
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 11-06-2012
Replies: 168
Views: 25,282
Posted By Nescio
Trying to get some new friends, and seeing the...

Trying to get some new friends, and seeing the poll results so far, I have no opinion (yet).
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 11-06-2012
Replies: 126
Views: 7,813
Posted By Nescio
Dear RedLion, Again, terminology is confusing....

Dear RedLion,

Again, terminology is confusing. Referent in linguistics is nothing more than the object an expression refers to, right? Thus an artist denying there's no other object than what he...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-05-2012
Replies: 6
Views: 961
Posted By Nescio
And selling their misfortunes "as is" and "net to...

And selling their misfortunes "as is" and "net to me"...:D
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 11-05-2012
Replies: 126
Views: 7,813
Posted By Nescio
First, thanks for replying. Second, I'm utterly...

First, thanks for replying.

Second, I'm utterly pessimistic about "cognitive progress". And not because I'm an old fart - which I am or becoming more quickly as I'd like - but because I have been so...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 11-05-2012
Replies: 126
Views: 7,813
Posted By Nescio
Off topic, but, well, it actually happens a lot....

Off topic, but, well, it actually happens a lot. And I'm not referring to outsourcing only. I work as a translator, and you wouldn't like to see the s**t I have to edit sometimes. And what's even...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 11-05-2012
Replies: 126
Views: 7,813
Posted By Nescio
Just have a look at Karl Lagerfeld's...

Just have a look at Karl Lagerfeld's Choupette...:angel:
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 11-04-2012
Replies: 126
Views: 7,813
Posted By Nescio
Didn't we got passed post modernism, or is that...

Didn't we got passed post modernism, or is that just a post modernist after thought...?
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 11-04-2012
Replies: 126
Views: 7,813
Posted By Nescio
@RedLion Bueno, my memory isn't one of the best,...

@RedLion

Bueno, my memory isn't one of the best, nor was it when I was young and preparing my high school exams with The Ramones (capitals allowed, as they're no gods) banging my brains out on my...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 11-04-2012
Replies: 126
Views: 7,813
Posted By Nescio
In Spain it sure does. "10 muses are waiting for...

In Spain it sure does. "10 muses are waiting for you" in the classifieds. Perhaps in English it's different and I posted too fast, but since 19th century romantics started talking about Sappho (not...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 11-04-2012
Replies: 126
Views: 7,813
Posted By Nescio
Well, Mr/mrs. RedLion, perhaps you'd like to know...

Well, Mr/mrs. RedLion, perhaps you'd like to know that in today's newspeak the word "muse" refers more often than not to a prostitute. I think that is more in line with the OP's point.

Edit: Mercury...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 11-04-2012
Replies: 126
Views: 7,813
Posted By Nescio
Guess you're right, but maybe "middle class"...

Guess you're right, but maybe "middle class" ain't what it used to be. Needs were different, and so were prices... And income, of course, but that is precisely what's being backwarded, and not only...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 11-04-2012
Replies: 126
Views: 7,813
Posted By Nescio
What's the diference with doing a fashion shoot...

What's the diference with doing a fashion shoot to finance one's personal work? Perhaps I'm wrong, but I cannot imagine a photographer earning lots of money in the 1930's or 50's either.
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 11-04-2012
Replies: 126
Views: 7,813
Posted By Nescio
This ain't a "literature is dead", but a...

This ain't a "literature is dead", but a "photography is dead" thread!:D

But seriously, I'm convinced that photography is taking a direction, but that, as always, it's difficult to see where it's...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-30-2012
Replies: 81
Views: 5,032
Posted By Nescio
Dear Chris, I may not be a regular poster but...

Dear Chris, I may not be a regular poster but always have read your comments and contributions with lots of interest.
However, I cannot agree with some of the points you're making.

1) Though the...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-30-2012
Replies: 81
Views: 5,032
Posted By Nescio
Well, kickin' in an open door (because nobody did...

Well, kickin' in an open door (because nobody did so far, though some hinted towards it), ART is not the equivalent of the ART WORLD, or industry or however you'd like it to be called. Giving...
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 10-26-2012
Replies: 47
Views: 6,858
Posted By Nescio
I never heard of Chris W before. Read the 1st...

I never heard of Chris W before. Read the 1st post, went to the link, got bored, scrolled through his X-pro1 pics, got bored even more, went back to the thread, read about him bashing other...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-23-2012
Replies: 59
Views: 7,512
Posted By Nescio
I'd really wish you were right, but... we've seen...

I'd really wish you were right, but... we've seen the Rajoy government take more than one exceptionally urgent measure just to avoid it being passed through the parliament. Zapatero did it too, but...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-19-2012
Replies: 59
Views: 7,512
Posted By Nescio
You ought to know beter than that. The way around...

You ought to know beter than that. The way around is called a decreto ley (executive order say's wikipedia).
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-19-2012
Replies: 59
Views: 7,512
Posted By Nescio
Well, let's be positive. In some way or another...

Well, let's be positive. In some way or another old fashioned M's may well become the photojournalist weapon of the future. Any old Rolleiflex with a long, long cable release, will be greatly...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-19-2012
Replies: 59
Views: 7,512
Posted By Nescio
People do demonstrate, every week or so and...

People do demonstrate, every week or so and there's many of them every month or two. AND get their guts beaten out if they're "at the wrong place at the wrong time". Local governours in Madrid...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-19-2012
Replies: 59
Views: 7,512
Posted By Nescio
Of course that was my 2nd guess, but by then I...

Of course that was my 2nd guess, but by then I had my reply posted already and didn't feel like editing (oh! these arrogant dutchmen again) and went off to the supermarket instead... (if that ever...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-19-2012
Replies: 59
Views: 7,512
Posted By Nescio
Dear Roger, Thanks for kindly removing your...

Dear Roger,

Thanks for kindly removing your "cheers" signature.

As far as I know there is no equivalent of the ACLU (had to look it up, damn acronyms!) but there are the - rather teethless -...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-19-2012
Replies: 59
Views: 7,512
Posted By Nescio
Don't know how's your spanish, but in this...

Don't know how's your spanish, but in this context "passive resistance" refers basically to sitting on the street and being towed away by the police. "Disobedience" means not going out of the way...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-19-2012
Replies: 59
Views: 7,512
Posted By Nescio
Just read a review of Tim Burton's Frankenweenie...

Just read a review of Tim Burton's Frankenweenie a few days ago. Besides, the spanish gov is rather busy lately so I didn't need to get out my calculator to sum things up. "Disobedience" is to become...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-18-2012
Replies: 59
Views: 7,512
Posted By Nescio
Francostein!

Francostein!
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-04-2012
Replies: 66
Views: 13,904
Posted By Nescio
Well, it's still available, so somehow it's still...

Well, it's still available, so somehow it's still going strong. What if Leica says goodbye to its legacy? Because that's what their corporate image relies on. Personally I think that film will have...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-04-2012
Replies: 147
Views: 17,432
Posted By Nescio
In 1 word: fashion, fashion, fashion. At least...

In 1 word: fashion, fashion, fashion.
At least some early adopters got their profit or will sleep better.
BTW, not sure on this, but it looks like Voigt glass is upping as well.
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-21-2012
Replies: 86
Views: 9,539
Posted By Nescio
Mierda, stupid me thinking Yogi Berra being a con...

Mierda, stupid me thinking Yogi Berra being a con name for Yogi Bear... forking picnic baskets... (no pun intended)...
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-21-2012
Replies: 86
Views: 9,539
Posted By Nescio
"the road to the western lands is devious,...

"the road to the western lands is devious, unpredictable.
today's easy passage may be tomorrow's death trap. the
obvious road is almost always a...
Forum: RFF Polls 05-07-2011
Replies: 27
Views: 4,159
Posted By Nescio
So finally us myopists have something we can feel...

So finally us myopists have something we can feel better about than all those 28 frame viewers. Or is it you should go more often...?;)
Forum: RFF Polls 04-10-2011
Replies: 187
Views: 10,511
Posted By Nescio
Too much talk about "bouquet" and not about...

Too much talk about "bouquet" and not about "vision". Someone mentioned absinthe, that can make you blind, but still has that good ol' pre war look. Another good contender is Galician orujo, made...
Forum: RFF Polls 04-10-2011
Replies: 187
Views: 10,511
Posted By Nescio
Too much talk about "bouquet" and not about...

Too much talk about "bouquet" and not about "vision". Someone mentioned absinthe, that can make you blind, but still has that good ol' pre war look. Another good contender is Galician orujo, made...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-03-2011
Replies: 33
Views: 2,310
Posted By Nescio
It's not just the weak dollar. A specialist and...

It's not just the weak dollar. A specialist and rather expensive European seller like http://www.leicashop.com/vintage/index.php has MUCH less Leica stock than, say 6 months ago and prices are...
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 03-05-2011
Replies: 180
Views: 15,097
Posted By Nescio
Pity we didn't meet at the Colectania, but it was...

Pity we didn't meet at the Colectania, but it was far too crowded anyway. But some mineral water with "hop" extract, always welcome!
And if you're busy working, we can always call it a business meet....
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-05-2011
Replies: 367
Views: 66,529
Posted By Nescio
I'd prefer to say that I couldn't care less, but...

I'd prefer to say that I couldn't care less, but I'm afraid that's not according to the truth. Deep inside me there must be a Solms snob, despite all the reasoning and excuses I can put on the...
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 03-05-2011
Replies: 180
Views: 15,097
Posted By Nescio
Cool Didn't see this thread until this afternoon (GMT...

Didn't see this thread until this afternoon (GMT +1) but it made my day. Congrats to all of you who contributed. Personally, I don't use PayPal, as I never felt the need for it, until today!

Of...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 03-02-2011
Replies: 69
Views: 6,705
Posted By Nescio
Chrome or black? No, it's just black or white...!

Chrome or black? No, it's just black or white...!
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 03-02-2011
Replies: 69
Views: 6,705
Posted By Nescio
Nice one Keith, but the Club is virtually...

Nice one Keith, but the Club is virtually copulating dead.

Love your i-pads, where did you get them from?
It's called an eye pad and it's meant to take pictures with.
No kiddin'. That's cool!
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 03-02-2011
Replies: 69
Views: 6,705
Posted By Nescio
As a writer/translator, I just got myself a...

As a writer/translator, I just got myself a mechanical keyboard for 80€. Best money spent on computer periphericals for a long time. And I also prefer books you can forget/leave behind in a hotel...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 02-28-2011
Replies: 28
Views: 1,918
Posted By Nescio
In the end, if all the advice above doesn't work...

In the end, if all the advice above doesn't work for you, you can always consider buying a metered M!:D
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 02-24-2011
Replies: 3
Views: 629
Posted By Nescio
As a quick pick: nº 4,9,10, 15!!, 22, 32, 34, 35,...

As a quick pick: nº 4,9,10, 15!!, 22, 32, 34, 35, 39.

For some reason, generally speaking I mean, I don't like group shots, but prefer the musicians expressions. And I also prefer B&W for music...
Forum: Travel 02-23-2011
Replies: 0
Views: 747
Posted By Nescio
Women are beautiful in Barcelona

Just because it might not figure in your travel guide: exhibition in Barcelona of 85 photos from Winogrands "Women are beautiful" at the http://http://www.colectania.es/...
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 02-14-2011
Replies: 35
Views: 5,715
Posted By Nescio
Why do so, if the future is named China?:p

Why do so, if the future is named China?:p
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-14-2011
Replies: 31
Views: 2,342
Posted By Nescio
Well, he's got 100% positive feedback, and from...

Well, he's got 100% positive feedback, and from the reply he makes to a question asked, he's the original owner, thus should be the National Geographic photographer mentioned in the ad.
To me it...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-09-2011
Replies: 62
Views: 3,888
Posted By Nescio
Juan, I know this ain’t going to be any...

Juan, I know this ain’t going to be any consolation, but as a veteran expat (or should that be inpat...?) living in Barcelona for over 20 years, I’ve been taken for a tourist one billion times, been...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-09-2011
Replies: 62
Views: 3,888
Posted By Nescio
Dear Roger, If next week is next week and not...

Dear Roger,
If next week is next week and not next weekend, please don't come! We've got a mobile phone congress scheduled and hotel prices have tripled. Even if you've got a friends place to stay,...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 02-03-2011
Replies: 15
Views: 3,425
Posted By Nescio
For sale now: the ultimate umbilical cord strap....

For sale now: the ultimate umbilical cord strap. Only used once!
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-03-2011
Replies: 6
Views: 996
Posted By Nescio
Middle east correspondent Angeles Espinosa of El...

Middle east correspondent Angeles Espinosa of El País wrote a few days back that some years ago, before the crisis that is, while doing an interview with Mubarak, she was told that if Spain were in...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-29-2011
Replies: 194
Views: 32,437
Posted By Nescio
Though my chrome M7 is no M6, I'd prefer it to be...

Though my chrome M7 is no M6, I'd prefer it to be black. But I am very sure that if it would be black, I'd long for a chrome one. So in the meantime I just pretend to be happy...:rolleyes:
Forum: Off Topic 01-29-2011
Replies: 99
Views: 5,745
Posted By Nescio
Oh, BTW, it seems we've all gone to Egypt from...

Oh, BTW, it seems we've all gone to Egypt from our desktop point of view.:confused:
Forum: Off Topic 01-29-2011
Replies: 99
Views: 5,745
Posted By Nescio
Not wanting to polemize with you, but fear is a...

Not wanting to polemize with you, but fear is a far stronger sentiment than feeling fooled...

I am anything but a hero, but I know I can "turn around" in a given situation. And that's what seems to...
Forum: Off Topic 01-29-2011
Replies: 99
Views: 5,745
Posted By Nescio
Fooling international head lines perhaps,...

Fooling international head lines perhaps, inciting foreign office declarations, but spreading chaos is, was and always has been a known strategy to cut off the moderate part of the masses out on the...
Forum: Off Topic 01-29-2011
Replies: 99
Views: 5,745
Posted By Nescio
It's not about being fooled, its about opening...

It's not about being fooled, its about opening doors to a chamber with dimmer light and bullets instead of tear gas.
Forum: Off Topic 01-28-2011
Replies: 99
Views: 5,745
Posted By Nescio
Sorry you had to cancel your trip, but since your...

Sorry you had to cancel your trip, but since your first post, things got definitely worse. FO's from Spain, France and the US already advise not to go to Egypt right now. And usually, this kind of...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 01-26-2011
Replies: 47
Views: 4,900
Posted By Nescio
Just got my refurbished panda lemur back from...

Just got my refurbished panda lemur back from sing a poor. Finally she sounds like a solms sung song!
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 01-14-2011
Replies: 7
Views: 1,291
Posted By Nescio
What makes you think the photos are from Wijers...

What makes you think the photos are from Wijers (as long as you haven't other more obvious shots pointing to that)? I was living in Amsterdam during the eighties and was even locked in with all the...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-10-2011
Replies: 88
Views: 4,452
Posted By Nescio
Sure I'm allowed, but maybe my allowance won't be...

Sure I'm allowed, but maybe my allowance won't be up to it...:bang:

As a freelancer, I've less and less holidays and clients just love to screw up my time schedule... So goodbye cheap flight tickets!
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-10-2011
Replies: 88
Views: 4,452
Posted By Nescio
Guess you're right, I was just thinking of cities...

Guess you're right, I was just thinking of cities with airport facilities. But on cost, in Santiago you can have a single room for €20...

But for me, London is too big for just a weekend. Haven't...
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-02-2011
Replies: 60
Views: 3,485
Posted By Nescio
Do the decadance! 16/16 is a waiting...

Do the decadance! 16/16 is a waiting hall...

Thanks for sharing
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-30-2010
Replies: 88
Views: 4,452
Posted By Nescio
I missed out on the Barcelona meet - my town - as...

I missed out on the Barcelona meet - my town - as I wasn't a member then, but since Amsterdam is becoming a favorite, I'd vote for another place, since I was born there and for me it doesn't really...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 12-28-2010
Replies: 40
Views: 3,366
Posted By Nescio
When I saw Manufactured Landscapes, my first...

When I saw Manufactured Landscapes, my first reaction was to throw away all my electronic waste with the empty beer cans. If we need all this so badly, we'd better drown in it ourselves than send it...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 12-28-2010
Replies: 40
Views: 3,366
Posted By Nescio
The thing is that buying a camera has become the...

The thing is that buying a camera has become the same as buying jam and hairspray. And business gurus predict that quite soon all P&S-ing will be done with a cell phone. Perhaps the comparatively...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 12-17-2010
Replies: 19
Views: 2,664
Posted By Nescio
There's a shop in Barcelona that's offering the...

There's a shop in Barcelona that's offering the same machine at an outlet price of... 300 euros... Lucky you!
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 12-14-2010
Replies: 140
Views: 27,674
Posted By Nescio
FYI: Reflecta has announced a 120 format scanner...

FYI: Reflecta has announced a 120 format scanner for june 2011. As they basically do rebranded stuff - at least in the past - maybe it comes out somewhere under another name...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-13-2010
Replies: 19
Views: 1,877
Posted By Nescio
Yeah, and you can always fall back on chess,...

Yeah, and you can always fall back on chess, checkers and table football competitions. But I'd love to have a press card and show up at a Barça-Real Madrid match with my M7 and Visoflex :angel:.
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 12-12-2010
Replies: 4
Views: 3,491
Posted By Nescio
I don't own any of them, but I'm deciding on a...

I don't own any of them, but I'm deciding on a cheap dedicated film scanner as well. First I'd suggest you read through the scanner forum threads. There's many on the subject. And keep in mind that...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-06-2010
Replies: 39
Views: 3,056
Posted By Nescio
Everything I cannot afford shows up regularly...

Everything I cannot afford shows up regularly...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-03-2010
Replies: 34
Views: 1,926
Posted By Nescio
Didn't see your last post, sorry for that. If you...

Didn't see your last post, sorry for that. If you want to splash out on an M9, you either have the money or not. If you need an excuse for buying it, I'm not all too sure that selling your gear will...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-03-2010
Replies: 34
Views: 1,926
Posted By Nescio
The only point worth thinking about is nº 2......

The only point worth thinking about is nº 2... Personally, I'm a collector - of dust that is - and I'd feel bad about seeling any of my gear. So I've sitting on a shelf a rather complete Oly set and...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 12-03-2010
Replies: 35
Views: 5,591
Posted By Nescio
Leitz table pod (14 100) with the bigger ball...

Leitz table pod (14 100) with the bigger ball head (14 121). No that I'm leica-only, but I got it almost for free and serves me well as long as you don't forget to balance your camera well. Otherwise...
Forum: RFF Polls 12-03-2010
Replies: 204
Views: 29,242
Posted By Nescio
I don't like buying something I cannot touch...

I don't like buying something I cannot touch first. The only item I ever bought on the bay was a V3 28 elmarit I "won" after typing "666" € as my final bid. Guess that says it all...

But as a user...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-03-2010
Replies: 12
Views: 943
Posted By Nescio
http://www.elpais.com/fotogaleria/Fotos/dia/elpgal...

http://www.elpais.com/fotogaleria/Fotos/dia/elpgal/20101201elpepuint_1/Zes/1

:D:D:D

Oh well, they replaced the foto of a flooded San Marco with a frogman, so I've lost my point here...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 11-20-2010
Replies: 76
Views: 4,285
Posted By Nescio
Too late and still at work... But what's "real"...

Too late and still at work...

But what's "real" is just as ephemirical as a heartbeats' time. "Reality" as discussed here (sorry, haven't really (sic) read every post) is just another of the many...
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 11-09-2010
Replies: 35
Views: 3,136
Posted By Nescio
Thanks John, but now I feel I was presuming on...

Thanks John, but now I feel I was presuming on something that is no better than giving a glass of water to the thirsty. Or is this just doubling false modesty?
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 11-09-2010
Replies: 35
Views: 3,136
Posted By Nescio
Some 10 years ago I stayed 2 months in Burma with...

Some 10 years ago I stayed 2 months in Burma with my girlfriend and back in Spain we did some sort of a report on the country's situation with 3 slide projectors and a 1 hour conference for the local...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 11-09-2010
Replies: 9
Views: 1,088
Posted By Nescio
If you can wait, Reflecta has announced a...

If you can wait, Reflecta has announced a dedicated film scanner UP TO 120 for next summer. And since you're in Europe, you won't have any problem getting...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 10-31-2010
Replies: 14
Views: 1,354
Posted By Nescio
What came next was an IKEA ad promoting "your...

What came next was an IKEA ad promoting "your private home republic"...:)
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-31-2010
Replies: 46
Views: 3,027
Posted By Nescio
Good story well told whith a high MP-esque...

Good story well told whith a high MP-esque degree, especially the terrier part. Personally, I'd blame it on the marmite.

(Post Scriptum: MP not referring to a topic all too often discussed on this...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 10-29-2010
Replies: 251
Views: 21,186
Posted By Nescio
Not sure if I'd call it "pure" or "purist", but...

Not sure if I'd call it "pure" or "purist", but nice, nice, nice it sure is...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-29-2010
Replies: 70
Views: 5,800
Posted By Nescio
Very true. Glad you mentioned it, as I didn't...

Very true. Glad you mentioned it, as I didn't want to hurt anybody's feelings after my comment on the hot shoe...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-29-2010
Replies: 70
Views: 5,800
Posted By Nescio
The privilege of peeping through the home of the...

The privilege of peeping through the home of the gods... Guess that’s why the pentaprism had its characteristic shape, in spite of having to bolt on an accessory hot shoe that sooner or later always...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 10-27-2010
Replies: 251
Views: 21,186
Posted By Nescio
Yeah, let's keep this thread alive! @Simon: I...

Yeah, let's keep this thread alive!

@Simon: I hope you got inspired by Bresson's Pickpocket for stealing images only and not for being robbed... Hats off for most of your pics!

Attached my humble...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-25-2010
Replies: 154
Views: 24,923
Posted By Nescio
Why people keep advising Kohze what to sell...

Why people keep advising Kohze what to sell almost 2 years after his first post??? Last time we spoke, he was shooting with an 8...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 10-22-2010
Replies: 251
Views: 21,186
Posted By Nescio
Not really my all time favourite, but as I'm just...

Not really my all time favourite, but as I'm just a little chaotic indexing, Chris' photos reminded me of this one, last year when FC. Barcelona celebrated winning the Champions League.
But made with...
Forum: Travel 10-20-2010
Replies: 14
Views: 1,343
Posted By Nescio
It just depends on what you want to see/enjoy....

It just depends on what you want to see/enjoy. Many will tell you to visit Coimbra, Guimaraes, Bragança, Braga (not so interesting this one) et al, but if you like to see real decadence in al its...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-20-2010
Replies: 20
Views: 1,971
Posted By Nescio
GWO, BP, ***... BIITEOTB... if these are to prove...

GWO, BP, ***... BIITEOTB... if these are to prove that an image is worth a 1000 words, you've got a good argument...

And on Eric's contribution: what a pain the release button is just plain...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-20-2010
Replies: 21
Views: 1,824
Posted By Nescio
Hi Roger, I usually appreciate your intelligent...

Hi Roger, I usually appreciate your intelligent comments on this site, but: "By these criteria, I doubt that I have 'wasted' even 100€ over the last three years or so, and I've earned a lot more...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-20-2010
Replies: 15
Views: 1,439
Posted By Nescio
And no discussions about serial numbers!

And no discussions about serial numbers!
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-20-2010
Replies: 32
Views: 4,195
Posted By Nescio
Don't do it. Think of what your children will...

Don't do it. Think of what your children will think of you without their X-mas presents, as all your budget will go up in smoke because of your next "must have" lens.
And if you don't have any...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-20-2010
Replies: 20
Views: 1,971
Posted By Nescio
Well, if you like them to call options, that is...

Well, if you like them to call options, that is perhaps what they are now, but the first M2's were intended as a low cost version of the M3, without the selftimer, automatic exposure counter and lens...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-09-2010
Replies: 19
Views: 1,594
Posted By Nescio
The only regrets I've ever had on buying Leica...

The only regrets I've ever had on buying Leica (or any photogear) stuff has been when I couldn't really afford it ...

Last year I bought a new M7 at a local shop doing an analogue sell out under...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-28-2010
Replies: 29
Views: 2,308
Posted By Nescio
Since this is obviously a mock up, I want...

Since this is obviously a mock up, I want one!

The People's Rupublic of China was proclaimed on 1 October 1949...:D
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 01-25-2010
Replies: 71
Views: 4,812
Posted By Nescio
Basically, it's ugly because there's no function...

Basically, it's ugly because there's no function following form. It just looks nice, but we've seen that before a zillion times...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 01-25-2010
Replies: 71
Views: 4,812
Posted By Nescio
http://www.franzbiberkopf.com/s/cc_images/cache_10...

http://www.franzbiberkopf.com/s/cc_images/cache_1008139312.jpg
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 01-25-2010
Replies: 71
Views: 4,812
Posted By Nescio
Olympus is the stool of too many a god. Leica...

Olympus is the stool of too many a god. Leica went from The Rhinegold to the Twilight of the Gods.
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 01-25-2010
Replies: 71
Views: 4,812
Posted By Nescio
Retro styling... Hmm. Now that almost every...

Retro styling... Hmm. Now that almost every decade past has been recycled, including the post crash thirties, there's just one left to mirror ourselves into. And yes, there were lots of Leicas...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-25-2010
Replies: 79
Views: 7,607
Posted By Nescio
Sad to hear stories like yours, but I'll eat my...

Sad to hear stories like yours, but I'll eat my elmarit if this isn't a scam.

1. Suspiciously low price. Even if the cron were to be ugly, it's worth would still be at least 250-350€, unless it were...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 01-24-2010
Replies: 2
Views: 1,271
Posted By Nescio
Congrats with your new toy. I'm more or less in...

Congrats with your new toy. I'm more or less in the same situation as you were some time ago; that is, tinkering of whether I need one or that I'll miss the boat if I don't buy one now. Sadly, I...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 01-24-2010
Replies: 26
Views: 2,082
Posted By Nescio
Ron, if I were you, I wouldn't do it. Did you...

Ron, if I were you, I wouldn't do it. Did you notice how many posts you have?:D
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-19-2010
Replies: 373
Views: 24,573
Posted By Nescio
So, I've read an entire thread about fearing...

So, I've read an entire thread about fearing fishermen fondling in a fools pond at a moonless night and suddenly someone starts trolling around. And I'm not amused, or should i say; NO FUN...?

Now,...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 12-25-2009
Replies: 223
Views: 14,959
Posted By Nescio
That's me, as I don't "own" a car, house and...

That's me, as I don't "own" a car, house and certainly not a wife. Just vowed to sell all my gear except for my 2 M's and 28 Elmarit & 50 cron to take with me on my next trip to Nirvana. I'll take St...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-09-2009
Replies: 3
Views: 903
Posted By Nescio
Yeah, especially after all the fuss in a recent...

Yeah, especially after all the fuss in a recent thread on shooting the homeless... Don't feed the pigeons, give 'em a camera!
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 11-27-2009
Replies: 161
Views: 14,005
Posted By Nescio
http://www.economist.com/world/europe/displaystory...

http://www.economist.com/world/europe/displaystory.cfm?story_id=14973182

And yes, I do put my 5 cents in my university cat feeding/sterilizing (volunteer) program. We've got a beautiful garden here...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 11-27-2009
Replies: 161
Views: 14,005
Posted By Nescio
I'd rather be wrong, but misery & suffering form...

I'd rather be wrong, but misery & suffering form a part of life as it is, was before and disgracefully always will be. I'd take a photo of any tramp,beggar, homeless, junky or whatever with his mp3...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 11-27-2009
Replies: 161
Views: 14,005
Posted By Nescio
I like your view Bob! And this is not the first...

I like your view Bob! And this is not the first time I've read your comments on photoing people (of course I first wrote "shooting" without thinking).
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 11-24-2009
Replies: 53
Views: 5,385
Posted By Nescio
I propose a life ordinary and without lustre:...

I propose a life ordinary and without lustre: 'tis all one; all moral
philosophy may as well be applied to a common and private life, as to one
of richer composition: every man carries the entire...
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-19-2009
Replies: 313
Views: 19,827
Posted By Nescio
Brian, DON'T give the newspeakers another free...

Brian, DON'T give the newspeakers another free ride... "Vector hazard"... sounds like a sequel to "Apocalypse Now".
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-19-2009
Replies: 313
Views: 19,827
Posted By Nescio
Spanish? No problem! (and that's my 2nd language)

Spanish? No problem! (and that's my 2nd language)
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-19-2009
Replies: 313
Views: 19,827
Posted By Nescio
Just checked my copy of an old LKJ LP... Inglan...

Just checked my copy of an old LKJ LP... Inglan is a bitch...
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-19-2009
Replies: 313
Views: 19,827
Posted By Nescio
A word that's not but hated the more for it:......

A word that's not but hated the more for it:... A.C.R.O.N.Y.M
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 11-06-2009
Replies: 47
Views: 2,743
Posted By Nescio
Gosh! Right now I'm painting my living room....

Gosh! Right now I'm painting my living room. Still using a brush, though...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 11-03-2009
Replies: 21
Views: 1,375
Posted By Nescio
So why bother with less iluminated souls like...

So why bother with less iluminated souls like ours?
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 11-03-2009
Replies: 21
Views: 1,375
Posted By Nescio
That photography is not a true representation of...

That photography is not a true representation of fact is an old bore. What's interesting though is how we judge this deformed concave/convex image of reality (and that may just be the very reason of...
Forum: Travel 11-03-2009
Replies: 7
Views: 5,297
Posted By Nescio
HENRIK! The Guinardó Park is supposed to be a...

HENRIK! The Guinardó Park is supposed to be a secret!

Timothy: welcome and just walk, walk & walk. When I settled down in BCN, I used to take the subway, get off at someplace in the middle of...
Forum: Nikon RF 10-31-2009
Replies: 35
Views: 2,778
Posted By Nescio
Phantomas, I've no intention to interfere with...

Phantomas, I've no intention to interfere with your happiness, but last time I walked into Casanova - a pro photoshop here in Barcelona - they had another new S3 collecting dust on a shelf. Maybe...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-12-2009
Replies: 56
Views: 4,164
Posted By Nescio
Good thread for a sunday read (bank holiday...

Good thread for a sunday read (bank holiday overhere).

But on holiday this summer, when seeing my M, on a few ocasions I had people coming up to me saying: "nice camera you have", as a lead to start...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-11-2009
Replies: 17
Views: 1,324
Posted By Nescio
Don't worry, be... as you are! As your CV's are...

Don't worry, be... as you are!
As your CV's are WA, you bought yourself into the right magnification. Focusing is a bit more difficult, but is not as important as with a tele.
BTW, I wear glasses too...
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