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Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 9 Hours Ago
Replies: 22
Views: 280
Posted By CameraQuest
You have to test the meter with a lens...

You have to test the meter with a lens attached.

As a safety feature, the M5 meter cell stays recessed when a lens is not attached.

Stephen
Forum: Sony NEX / Full Frame Alpha non DSLR Cameras 11 Hours Ago
Replies: 92
Views: 3,997
Posted By CameraQuest
not true at all on both counts. 1) over time...

not true at all on both counts.

1) over time newer digital sensors are being engineered to be more wide angle lens friendly. Witness the M240 vs the M9 and the Sony 7s vs the 7r. Such sensor...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 4 Days Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 255
Posted By CameraQuest
Phil Stern, iconic Hollywood and Combat Photographer

Phil Stern passed away at 95, after creating some of Hollywood's best known images.

Its interesting to contrast his workstyle with the puffed up self importance of some of today's photographer...
Forum: Digital Leica M8 / M8.2 / M9 / M-E /Mono / M10 aka "M" 6 Days Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 369
Posted By CameraQuest
M240 Adapted Lenses - Diana, Lomo, or Instamatics?

The M240 freed RF shootings of rangefinder coupling.

Who has adapted the likes of Diana, Lomo, even Instamatic lenses to their M240?

Pics of your adapted lenses their Leica images ?

Stephen
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 1 Week Ago
Replies: 19
Views: 770
Posted By CameraQuest
jbrianfoto - don't forget to post those prints...

jbrianfoto -

don't forget to post those prints you got from Jim!

Stephen
Forum: Digital M Reported Problems - all Models 1 Week Ago
Replies: 506
Views: 21,183
Posted By CameraQuest
To be honest, currently just shy of 114,000...

To be honest,
currently just shy of 114,000 posts in the Digital M forums, over 235,000 posts in the film M forums at RFF.

Overall film is quite popular here, but digital is more popular taking...
Forum: Argus RF 1 Week Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 1,576
Posted By CameraQuest
Nice pic, 20 or more years ago? .. "the bridge"...

Nice pic, 20 or more years ago?
.. "the bridge" is the Golden Gate Bridge.

the perimeter edge of the fort is famous as the jumping off point into San Francisco bay for Kim Novak's character in...
Forum: Digital M Reported Problems - all Models 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 506
Views: 21,183
Posted By CameraQuest
Turning Lemons into Lemonade

Personally I think the new M9 sensor problems are a great opportunity for Leica to increase sales and increase customer satisfaction.

As it makes no sense to invest Leica R&D into new sensors for a...
Forum: Digital M Reported Problems - all Models 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 506
Views: 21,183
Posted By CameraQuest
Lower Digital M used prices = Buying Opportunity ?

Used Digital M's (all models) prices seem to have taken a hit, at least for the time being thanks to the M9's sensor problems.

For every owner saying goodbye to their digital M series and its...
Forum: The Business Of Photography 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 1
Views: 309
Posted By CameraQuest
Free Paypal Competition: Bank of America

see https://www.bankofamerica.com/online-banking/mobile-money-transfer.go

Apparently no fees.

Sender and Recipient must have Bank of America accounts.

Send $ to mobile number or email address -...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 448
Posted By CameraQuest
Having lost the PR battle at the time, perhaps...

Having lost the PR battle at the time, perhaps being Mortensen's student did not look so well on the resume.

Stephen
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 182
Views: 7,906
Posted By CameraQuest
Best wishes for a quick recovery ! Stephen

Best wishes for a quick recovery !

Stephen
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 448
Posted By CameraQuest
William Mortensen - New Books, New Appreciation

"An eye for the truly strange" in the LA Times (http://www.latimes.com/books/jacketcopy/la-ca-jc-william-mortensen-20141130-story.html#page=1) covers new books about and a new appreciation for...
Forum: Fuji X Interchangeable Lens Cameras 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 16
Views: 8,064
Posted By CameraQuest
so it is, try...

so it is,
try https://shop.cameraquest.com/rayqual-fuji-x-pro1/x-e1-lens-adapters/

Thanks,
Stephen
Forum: Digital M Reported Problems - all Models 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 506
Views: 21,183
Posted By CameraQuest
We don't know the totals, but it seems safe to...

We don't know the totals, but it seems safe to say 50,000 or more of cameras with these sensors have been sold. The reported sensor problems are only a very small percentage of that. Leica has...
Forum: Photo Software 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 411
Posted By CameraQuest
According to Sean Reid, its best to use one or...

According to Sean Reid, its best to use one or the other correction sets, but not both.

Stephen
Forum: Digital M Reported Problems - all Models 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 506
Views: 21,183
Posted By CameraQuest
I've read conflicting reports. Is anyone sure...

I've read conflicting reports. Is anyone sure whether or not this problem affects the M8 and M8.2 ?

Stephen
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 609
Posted By CameraQuest
old news. it is the Leica M6J In my opinion a...

old news.

it is the Leica M6J

In my opinion a far more interesting camera than any of today's in production film...
Forum: Sony NEX / Full Frame Alpha non DSLR Cameras 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 92
Views: 3,997
Posted By CameraQuest
New Sony A7II with 5 Axis Stabilization Announced

Sony continues to impress with new features other FF cameras don't have.

5-axis in-body image stabilization equivalent to 4.5...
Forum: Photo Software 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 278
Posted By CameraQuest
In my discussions with Adobe, apparently the best...

In my discussions with Adobe, apparently the best technique

is shooting the CV lenses

with no bar coding or Leica lens corrections,

and then using the Adobe corrections afterward.

That...
Forum: Cosina Voigtlander Bessa 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 504
Posted By CameraQuest
In my discussions with Adobe, apparently the best...

In my discussions with Adobe, apparently the best technique

is shooting the CV lenses

with no bar coding or Leica lens corrections,

and then using the Adobe corrections afterward.

That...
Forum: Philosophy of Photography 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 92
Views: 2,744
Posted By CameraQuest
What's the point? None for you, if you don't ...

What's the point?

None for you, if you don't understand what is being discussed.

Stephen
Forum: Philosophy of Photography 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 92
Views: 2,744
Posted By CameraQuest
In a word, no. This thread is not about their...

In a word, no.

This thread is not about their work.

This thread is about whether or not the commercial "Art World" - photography or not - is so devoid of traditional talent and imagination that...
Forum: Philosophy of Photography 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 92
Views: 2,744
Posted By CameraQuest
Is what passes for Art today really just something unusual ??

Over the weekend I listened to an eloquent and famous photographer giving a great radio interview. The comments were intelligent and insightful about their childhood determination to be an artist...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 21
Views: 1,378
Posted By CameraQuest
World's Least Expensive Shutter Tester? $2.99

Please see http://www.photoplug.de/

A new RFF sponsor offering an iphone shutter tester app at $2.99

Seems a bargain to me,
and nice to see that I can finally do something useful with my iphone!...
Forum: Digital Epson R-D1 Digital RF 11-13-2014
Replies: 6
Views: 447
Posted By CameraQuest
Contact JapanCameraHunter.com They can get the...

Contact JapanCameraHunter.com

They can get the RD's repaired by Epson.

Stephen
Forum: Nikon Historical Society -- hosted by Bob Rotoloni 11-11-2014
Replies: 7
Views: 566
Posted By CameraQuest
bump. does anyone understand the Japanese patent...

bump.

does anyone understand the Japanese patent office site ?

Stephen
Forum: Nikon Historical Society -- hosted by Bob Rotoloni 11-10-2014
Replies: 7
Views: 566
Posted By CameraQuest
Japanese Patent 188481 on 85/2 NRF Nikkor

I just found a black 85/2 Type II Nikon Rangefinder Nikkor with the engraving of J. Pat. 188,481 on the mounting ring. I've never seen that before.

Can anyone check the Japanese Patent site and...
Forum: Zeiss Contax 11-02-2014
Replies: 6
Views: 613
Posted By CameraQuest
Unusual Zeiss Wartime 50/1.5 Contax Mount

Has anyone seen another lens like this?

Carl Zeiss Jena
Red T

http://cameraquest.com/jpg7/zeiss_wt_50_15_2708346_01.jpg

http://cameraquest.com/jpg7/zeiss_wt_50_15_2708346_02.jpg
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-01-2014
Replies: 5
Views: 483
Posted By CameraQuest
In practical terms that day is already here with...

In practical terms that day is already here with the A7r and the proper adapter. It will outresolve most of your medium format lenses.

Nikon, Canon, Sony, Fuji (and others) are all working on new...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-28-2014
Replies: 19
Views: 742
Posted By CameraQuest
that is some sort of home made adapter to who...

that is some sort of home made adapter to who knows what lenses.

If you wish to use your Viso, I suggest acquiring the necessary Leica adapters and lens heads, or the various 3rd party adapters for...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount Copies 10-28-2014
Replies: 5
Views: 779
Posted By CameraQuest
OK, I give up. With lenses like the ZM 21/2.8...

OK, I give up.

With lenses like the ZM 21/2.8 and Voigtlander 21/1.8 easily available,
why would you want the Kobe ?

I saw the nostalgia post in the classifieds, its just a bit difficult to...
Forum: Cosina Voigtlander Bessa 10-28-2014
Replies: 9
Views: 574
Posted By CameraQuest
In the US there are two authorized Voigtlander...

In the US there are two authorized Voigtlander repair stations, CameraQuest in Los Angeles and Photovillage in NYC.

Stephen
Forum: Cosina Voigtlander Bessa 10-27-2014
Replies: 9
Views: 574
Posted By CameraQuest
that's good. You need to send the camera to an...

that's good.

You need to send the camera to an authorized repair station for the meter. Where are you located ?

Stephen
Forum: Cosina Voigtlander Bessa 10-26-2014
Replies: 9
Views: 574
Posted By CameraQuest
check the manual shutter speeds to see if they...

check the manual shutter speeds to see if they all seem right.

each should obviously change compared to the next.

Stephen
Forum: Sony NEX / Full Frame Alpha non DSLR Cameras 10-26-2014
Replies: 1
Views: 546
Posted By CameraQuest
New Voigtlander 40/2.8 IN STOCK AND SHIPPING

see https://shop.cameraquest.com/voigtlander-nex-lens-adapters/voigtlander-40/2.8-heliar-with-b-w-filter/

http://cameraquest.com/jpg2/voigt_40_28_kit_a.jpg


The new Voigtlander Heliar Aspherical...
Forum: DIYS Forum 10-26-2014
Replies: 180
Views: 11,468
Posted By CameraQuest
making fun of film enthusiasts? That was not my...

making fun of film enthusiasts? That was not my intention. It was a comment on adapting cameras to whatever the current idea is of preferable technology.

Film cameras can be continually updated...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-25-2014
Replies: 139
Views: 5,794
Posted By CameraQuest
The F2AS is one of my favorite cameras. I have...

The F2AS is one of my favorite cameras. I have an F2 with each of the Photomic finders.

The F3 is a great camera, but personally I just never liked it - or the humongous F4.

In contrast I have...
Forum: DIYS Forum 10-25-2014
Replies: 180
Views: 11,468
Posted By CameraQuest
I wonder if there are any kickstarters to turn a...

I wonder if there are any kickstarters to turn a Leica M240 into a film camera.

Stephen
Forum: Forum HELP ! 10-24-2014
Replies: 5
Views: 556
Posted By CameraQuest
I use the atomic browser on RFF for my iphone and...

I use the atomic browser on RFF for my iphone and like it. not an app, but easy to use.

Stephen
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-24-2014
Replies: 16
Views: 528
Posted By CameraQuest
collaboration on ideas creating, sharing, editing...

collaboration on ideas
creating, sharing, editing documents
end result creating a membership organization

Stephen
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-24-2014
Replies: 16
Views: 528
Posted By CameraQuest
any other thoughts on this ?

any other thoughts on this ?
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-23-2014
Replies: 16
Views: 528
Posted By CameraQuest
Best Web Collaboration Software to create new Organzation ?

OK, I'm hoping some of you software gurus can point us in the right direction here.

A group of us are working on creating an new web focused members society. We are in the very beginning.

We...
Forum: Film vs Digital 10-22-2014
Replies: 258
Views: 10,728
Posted By CameraQuest
folks, I like this discussion. I think its one of...

folks, I like this discussion.
I think its one of the best on RF.
Different views and analysis of our very changing photographic times.

Stephen
Forum: Sony NEX / Full Frame Alpha non DSLR Cameras 10-22-2014
Replies: 30
Views: 2,143
Posted By CameraQuest
CameraQuest will start shipping the new...

CameraQuest will start shipping the new Voigtlander 40/2.8 will start shipping next week. Please see...
Forum: Photo Software 10-21-2014
Replies: 1
Views: 283
Posted By CameraQuest
Non Leica Lens Lightroom Profiles vs the Closest Leica M240 Menu Profile ?

For NON LEICA lglass (Voigtlander, Zeiss, classic LTM etc),

has anyone compared their specific Lightroom profiles
to the nearest Leica lens in the M9 or M240 profiles?

Is one or the other...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-21-2014
Replies: 9
Views: 984
Posted By CameraQuest
once upon a time the only thing a Nikon 750...

once upon a time

the only thing a Nikon 750 could be

was the 750 exposure film back for the Nikon F2.

Stephen
Forum: Digital Leica M8 / M8.2 / M9 / M-E /Mono / M10 aka "M" 10-19-2014
Replies: 8
Views: 889
Posted By CameraQuest
TV-Nikkor - small format TV cameras. try it on a...

TV-Nikkor - small format TV cameras. try it on a Leica M,
but you are more likely get it focusing right on a Sony NEX or M43 camera.

Stephen
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-19-2014
Replies: 31
Views: 1,772
Posted By CameraQuest
5 & 5: Share Your 5 Favorite NEW Cams & Your 5 Favorite Classic Cameras

What are your favorite 5 New in production Cameras?
What are your favorite 5 Discontinued and or Classic Cameras ?

Time for head scratching and sharing your pics with others.


Stephen
Forum: Sony NEX / Full Frame Alpha non DSLR Cameras 10-16-2014
Replies: 30
Views: 2,143
Posted By CameraQuest
any one else take a look at the article and...

any one else take a look at the article and pics?

What do you think ?
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