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Forum: Philosophy of Photography 12-26-2012
Replies: 73
Views: 4,572
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: Philosophy of Photography 12-26-2012
Replies: 134
Views: 9,304
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: Philosophy of Photography 12-20-2012
Replies: 134
Views: 9,304
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: 29,997
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 Fixed Lens 12-18-2012
Replies: 57
Views: 4,336
Posted By Nescio
Gracias, merci, bedankt, danke, thanks, ขอบคุณ,...

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

Nescio
Forum: Fuji X Fixed Lens 12-18-2012
Replies: 57
Views: 4,336
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: 18,251
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: The Business Of Photography 12-18-2012
Replies: 10
Views: 1,150
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 Fixed Lens 12-18-2012
Replies: 57
Views: 4,336
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 Fixed Lens 12-17-2012
Replies: 57
Views: 4,336
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: 11,501
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 Fixed Lens 12-17-2012
Replies: 57
Views: 4,336
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: 899
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: 4,849
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 Fixed Lens Compacts 12-15-2012
Replies: 50
Views: 6,194
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: 4,849
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: 1,560
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: 1,560
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: 4,849
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: 29,997
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: 1,498
Sticky: Camera Work
Views: 118,215
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 Interchangeable Lens Cameras 12-14-2012
Replies: 25
Views: 2,828
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: 4,849
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: Micl Photo Acc / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 12-13-2012
Replies: 27
Views: 1,997
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: Micl Photo Acc / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 12-13-2012
Replies: 27
Views: 1,997
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: Micl Photo Acc / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 12-13-2012
Replies: 27
Views: 1,997
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: 4,849
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: 5,595
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: 7,414
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: 4,849
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: Digital Leica M8 / M8.2 / M9 / M-E /Mono / M10 aka "M" 12-11-2012
Replies: 112
Views: 7,058
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: Digital Leica M8 / M8.2 / M9 / M-E /Mono / M10 aka "M" 12-11-2012
Replies: 112
Views: 7,058
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: Philosophy of Photography 12-11-2012
Replies: 73
Views: 3,710
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: Philosophy of Photography 12-11-2012
Replies: 6
Views: 581
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: 3,820
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: Philosophy of Photography 12-11-2012
Replies: 14
Views: 628
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: Philosophy of Photography 12-10-2012
Replies: 120
Views: 4,814
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: 9,231
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: 9,231
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: Philosophy of Photography 12-10-2012
Replies: 120
Views: 4,814
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: 501
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: Digital Leica M8 / M8.2 / M9 / M-E /Mono / M10 aka "M" 12-10-2012
Replies: 112
Views: 7,058
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: Digital Leica M8 / M8.2 / M9 / M-E /Mono / M10 aka "M" 12-10-2012
Replies: 112
Views: 7,058
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 -- Minolta CLE 12-08-2012
Replies: 4
Views: 1,007
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: Philosophy of Photography 12-05-2012
Replies: 73
Views: 4,637
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: 2,054
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: 2,054
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: 29,997
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: 41
Views: 33,448
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: Philosophy of Photography 12-02-2012
Replies: 125
Views: 6,772
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...
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