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Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 3 Days Ago
Replies: 41
Views: 2,011
Posted By maddoc
Very nice, Roland!! It looks like you had a good...

Very nice, Roland!! It looks like you had a good time! :)
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 4 Days Ago
Replies: 13
Views: 1,246
Posted By maddoc
I tried to order from Digital Truth, no...

I tried to order from Digital Truth, no International shipping, only US. :confused:
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 6 Days Ago
Replies: 103
Views: 3,863
Posted By maddoc
Thank you! :)

Thank you! :)
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 1 Week Ago
Replies: 103
Views: 3,863
Posted By maddoc
:) https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7061/6922071381...

:)

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7061/6922071381_62e68c1357_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/bxFqEi)201202-12-M42-400TX-NOCT-50CRON-15 copy (https://flic.kr/p/bxFqEi) by Gabor Samjeske...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 1 Week Ago
Replies: 26
Views: 856
Posted By maddoc
Thanks for that !! I need to try this, the only...

Thanks for that !! I need to try this, the only easy way to handle 400ft canisters I guess.
Forum: Photography General Interest 1 Week Ago
Replies: 23
Views: 1,520
Posted By maddoc
I think that I have about 15 to 20 cameras and 30...

I think that I have about 15 to 20 cameras and 30 lenses and I like and use all of them, some more often than the others. :)
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 1 Week Ago
Replies: 41
Views: 1,055
Posted By maddoc
Count me in! PM sent!

Count me in!

PM sent!
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 1
Views: 243
Posted By maddoc
That should not be so something slipped through...

That should not be so something slipped through QC at the factory and should be an easy fix during a possibly necessary repair.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 106
Views: 4,282
Posted By maddoc
Interesting thread and fun to read. Looking...

Interesting thread and fun to read. Looking forward to hear about your final decision.
Forum: Photography General Interest 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 106
Views: 3,448
Posted By maddoc
Leica MP ...

Leica MP ...
Forum: Travel 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 55
Views: 1,732
Posted By maddoc
Last year I had a hard time at Frankfurt Airport...

Last year I had a hard time at Frankfurt Airport security check when trying to explain that the Summaron lens with eyes that I had in my carry-on bag is not a dangerous item but a camera lens....
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 635
Posted By maddoc
I am too very interested in this since 40mm focal...

I am too very interested in this since 40mm focal length seems to fit my vision best.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 39
Views: 1,475
Posted By maddoc
I also don`t think that the D5 will be necessary...

I also don`t think that the D5 will be necessary for the average snap shooter but professional photographer will benefit from cleaner high ISO files and it is good to see that Nikon is still going...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 39
Views: 1,475
Posted By maddoc
Nikon D5 announced

up to "Hi 5 (ISO 3280000 equivalent)" sensitivity.

http://www.nikon.com/news/2016/0106_dslr_01.htm
Forum: Photography General Interest 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 96
Views: 3,015
Posted By maddoc
From my understanding of the term the photos of...

From my understanding of the term the photos of that photographer could be interpreted as wabi-sabi.

http://jiji-de-jiji.tumblr.com/image/134580316445
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 01-04-2016
Replies: 49
Views: 2,256
Posted By maddoc
The M4-2 with red "Leica" logo are indeed rare...

The M4-2 with red "Leica" logo are indeed rare and expensive.
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-24-2015
Replies: 7
Views: 734
Posted By maddoc
Looks identical to my Zorki 6

Looks identical to my Zorki 6
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-21-2015
Replies: 88
Views: 2,947
Posted By maddoc
They stopped shipping 777 overseas? I bought two...

They stopped shipping 777 overseas? I bought two packages in about 2008, that were shipped to Japan without any problems. Somehow, I never managed to get started using this developer and finally...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-21-2015
Replies: 618
Views: 39,163
Posted By maddoc
"Streetphotography" ("Bokeh" I hardly hear/read...

"Streetphotography"

("Bokeh" I hardly hear/read these days so put that off my list)
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-12-2015
Replies: 26
Views: 1,328
Posted By maddoc
The Leica M4 was the first offered in black...

The Leica M4 was the first offered in black chrome, black paint and silver chrome. The M5 was black chrome or silver chrome with brass top, all M4-2 were brass top in black chrome and most of the...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-12-2015
Replies: 28
Views: 1,546
Posted By maddoc
Late March might be just the start of...

Late March might be just the start of cherry-blossom (usually about March 27th ~ 31th in Kanto region) so be prepared for some nice colors and many crowded places, especially in Kyoto. Therefore I...
Forum: Nikon RF 12-08-2015
Replies: 48
Views: 2,811
Posted By maddoc
A half-frame Nikon S! Didn`t know something like...

A half-frame Nikon S! Didn`t know something like this exists.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-06-2015
Replies: 127
Views: 5,741
Posted By maddoc
Leica M, Spotmatic, Nikon S2.

Leica M, Spotmatic, Nikon S2.
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 12-01-2015
Replies: 102
Views: 4,757
Posted By maddoc
This...

This one?

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=31995
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-19-2015
Replies: 1,988
Views: 293,238
Posted By maddoc
It is completely no problem getting ANYTHING in...

It is completely no problem getting ANYTHING in focus using a lens at f/1.0 at close distances but precise focusing is a different story ... :)
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-18-2015
Replies: 1,988
Views: 293,238
Posted By maddoc
Halloween 2015, Shibuya, Tokyo...

Halloween 2015, Shibuya, Tokyo ...

https://farm1.staticflickr.com/573/23100338842_67abe8ac20_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/BcigWb)201510-07-M7-TMY-NOCTILUX-14 copy (https://flic.kr/p/BcigWb) by Gabor...
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 11-08-2015
Replies: 56
Views: 4,970
Posted By maddoc
I think the offerings of the Leica Akademie would...

I think the offerings of the Leica Akademie would be a better alternative.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-06-2015
Replies: 1,988
Views: 293,238
Posted By maddoc
Thank you, Vincent!:)

Thank you, Vincent!:)
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-06-2015
Replies: 88
Views: 3,275
Posted By maddoc
William Eggleston's Shintaro green paint M3.

William Eggleston's Shintaro green paint M3.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-06-2015
Replies: 1,988
Views: 293,238
Posted By maddoc
Halloween 2015, Shibuya,...

Halloween 2015, Shibuya, Tokyo

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5696/22202568594_3c54062c26_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/zPXY7N)201510-08-M7-TMY-NOCTILUX-24 copy (https://flic.kr/p/zPXY7N) by Gabor...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 11-04-2015
Replies: 41
Views: 1,979
Posted By maddoc
It also announced on the Official Mary Ellen Mark...

It also announced on the Official Mary Ellen Mark Facebook page.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-04-2015
Replies: 1,988
Views: 293,238
Posted By maddoc
Halloween 2015, Shibuya,...

Halloween 2015, Shibuya, Tokyo

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5807/22791403181_fa78bc8d1f_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/AHZU8g)201510-08-M7-TMY-NOCTILUX-19 copy (https://flic.kr/p/AHZU8g) by Gabor...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-04-2015
Replies: 42
Views: 1,613
Posted By maddoc
Ricohflex VII / Waltz A36 yellow / GP3 上海100...

Ricohflex VII / Waltz A36 yellow / GP3 上海100 (HC-110 "B")

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7183/6965975099_9169ec7b7d_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/bByrGX)201203-6x6-01VII-GP3-003 Kopie...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-04-2015
Replies: 1,988
Views: 293,238
Posted By maddoc
Halloween 2015, Shibuya, Tokyo...

Halloween 2015, Shibuya, Tokyo ...

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5726/22751285631_c0b4b639f7_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/AEshzn)201510-08-M7-TMY-NOCTILUX-04 copy (https://flic.kr/p/AEshzn) by Gabor...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-03-2015
Replies: 65
Views: 3,460
Posted By maddoc
I recently visited Phoenix on a business-trip and...

I recently visited Phoenix on a business-trip and came home with two rolls of nothing. Couldn`t blame the camera though (Leica with 35mm Summicron and 25/4 Snapshot Skopar), there wasn`t a single...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-03-2015
Replies: 54
Views: 3,577
Posted By maddoc
I would get a 40mm f/2.0 M-Rokkor (CLE version),...

I would get a 40mm f/2.0 M-Rokkor (CLE version), equivalent to the older 35mm Summicron but much more affordable.

The M4-P and M4-2 are the best M Leicas. :)
Forum: Nikon RF 10-29-2015
Replies: 3
Views: 386
Posted By maddoc
My copy of the lens also takes 40.5 mm filters....

My copy of the lens also takes 40.5 mm filters. Did you adjust the lens for the Nikon focus?
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 10-28-2015
Replies: 95
Views: 3,552
Posted By maddoc
I think watching the own parents doing...

I think watching the own parents doing photography on a somehow serious level and also developing and printing them has a positive influence on starting photography early.
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 10-28-2015
Replies: 95
Views: 3,552
Posted By maddoc
I kind of miss having taken more photos of my...

I kind of miss having taken more photos of my hometown (in Germany) about 30~35 years ago when things were typically "70~80s" and Germany was still divided. Sometimes I find such kind of documentary...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 10-26-2015
Replies: 12
Views: 660
Posted By maddoc
I had the similar problem with M4-2 (RF patch not...

I had the similar problem with M4-2 (RF patch not correctly overlapping at infinity) but it was front-focus in my case.

I think with respect to correct RF patch overlapping at infinity there are...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-26-2015
Replies: 15
Views: 953
Posted By maddoc
A slotted battery cover came with the Leica MP,...

A slotted battery cover came with the Leica MP, at least with my camera when I bought it. However, with my M7 I face the opposite problem, the battery cover is not really a tight fit and I am afraid...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 10-20-2015
Replies: 273
Views: 10,413
Posted By maddoc
I think Sony got it right, being a trendsetter...

I think Sony got it right, being a trendsetter for the design of mirror-less system cameras. :) Given the price of the new Leica (system) I am wondering which market they are targeting.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 10-18-2015
Replies: 61
Views: 1,851
Posted By maddoc
Front of my Elmar 3.5 cm with no...

Front of my Elmar 3.5 cm with no SN#.

http://www.pbase.com/gsamj/image/158633624.jpg
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 10-10-2015
Replies: 22
Views: 1,573
Posted By maddoc
I ordered from Fotoimpex in Berlin, Germany in...

I ordered from Fotoimpex in Berlin, Germany in the past because including shipping it was still cheaper than buying locally. I don`t know about recent prices, though.
Forum: Travel 10-08-2015
Replies: 2
Views: 570
Posted By maddoc
Thanks a lot for the info, highly appreciated! PM...

Thanks a lot for the info, highly appreciated! PM sent:)
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 10-08-2015
Replies: 72
Views: 2,056
Posted By maddoc
Have a great day and many more to come! Which bag...

Have a great day and many more to come! Which bag for the day? :D
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-08-2015
Replies: 11
Views: 713
Posted By maddoc
An interesting concept. However I don`t buy into...

An interesting concept. However I don`t buy into their argument that terrific photos require terrific equipment. :)
Forum: Travel 10-07-2015
Replies: 2
Views: 570
Posted By maddoc
Phoenix, AZ ...

I am visiting Phoenix (AZ) from this Saturday (October 10th) to attend a conference there but also plan to walk the streets a little in the evening (not as hot as during daytime) and take some...
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-30-2015
Replies: 91
Views: 2,379
Posted By maddoc
Iphone5 with its original camera. :) The Iphone5...

Iphone5 with its original camera. :) The Iphone5 replacement camera I got cheap of ebay didn`t work properly so I switched cameras back.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 09-26-2015
Replies: 15
Views: 905
Posted By maddoc
Good job and very good explanation how you did it.

Good job and very good explanation how you did it.
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 09-25-2015
Replies: 55
Views: 3,040
Posted By maddoc
Зоркий6 Индустар-50 Eastman-Kodak Double-X /...

Зоркий6
Индустар-50
Eastman-Kodak Double-X / HC-110 "B"

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5513/11063603516_018c396c36_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/hRDRSL)

201311-05-ZORKI6-INDUSTAR50-12copy...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-03-2015
Replies: 1,988
Views: 293,238
Posted By maddoc
Thanks, Vincent!

Thanks, Vincent!
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-01-2015
Replies: 1,988
Views: 293,238
Posted By maddoc
https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5691/20449464993_07...

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5691/20449464993_07e7e683d3_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/xa3RuD)201508-10-M7-ARIST400-NOCT-18 copy (https://flic.kr/p/xa3RuD) by Gabor Samjeske...
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-30-2015
Replies: 46
Views: 2,173
Posted By maddoc
20%. It used to me more when I took more photos...

20%. It used to me more when I took more photos after dusk. F/1.0 and 1.4 are very helpful at night. :)
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-26-2015
Replies: 1,988
Views: 293,238
Posted By maddoc
Thanks, Benjamin & Dirk!!

Thanks, Benjamin & Dirk!!
Forum: Travel 08-25-2015
Replies: 5
Views: 751
Posted By maddoc
Depending on what you are going to buy it might...

Depending on what you are going to buy it might be pricey ...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-25-2015
Replies: 1,988
Views: 293,238
Posted By maddoc
Mitaka (Tokyo prefecture), Awa-Dance Festival...

Mitaka (Tokyo prefecture), Awa-Dance Festival 2015

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5792/20889714401_7dbd121fca_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/xPXfiF)201508-07-M42-TMY-NOCT-18 copy...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-24-2015
Replies: 1,988
Views: 293,238
Posted By maddoc
Thank you, Vincent ! :) However, that might not...

Thank you, Vincent ! :) However, that might not be a Kimono but the summer version, a Yukata (浴衣).
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-24-2015
Replies: 1,988
Views: 293,238
Posted By maddoc
https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5741/20864114861_86...

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5741/20864114861_86fcb89f11_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/xMG3si)
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 08-24-2015
Replies: 52
Views: 3,278
Posted By maddoc
This reminds me of the British photographer James...

This reminds me of the British photographer James Ravilious. Wonderful work, Erik!!
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 08-24-2015
Replies: 152
Views: 6,765
Posted By maddoc
Thank you !!

Thank you !!
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 08-24-2015
Replies: 152
Views: 6,765
Posted By maddoc
https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5291/5436531026_30f...

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5291/5436531026_30f78b5e67_b.jpg 1024) {this.width=1024;this.alt='Click here to see a large version';}" onmouseover="if(this.alt) this.style.cursor='pointer';"...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-18-2015
Replies: 69
Views: 3,109
Posted By maddoc
Almost exclusively Leica M since 8 years. I got...

Almost exclusively Leica M since 8 years. I got used to the quirks like inexact frame lines or lack of depth-of-field preview. However, for me the best compromise of a camera easy to carry around and...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-04-2015
Replies: 54
Views: 4,179
Posted By maddoc
A E35.5 to E37 step-up ring, E37 UV filter, and...

A E35.5 to E37 step-up ring, E37 UV filter, and front-cap for my Industar-50 lenses. :)
Forum: Large Format Film RF 08-04-2015
Replies: 26
Views: 1,585
Posted By maddoc
Lots of great advices here. I bought a Linhof...

Lots of great advices here. I bought a Linhof Technika IV 4x5 that I got for a bargain price. The bellows were light-tight, the gears etc not worn out and the RF works. (Generally, no adapted cams...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 07-27-2015
Replies: 5
Views: 1,196
Posted By maddoc
Interesting photo, it is the identical half lens...

Interesting photo, it is the identical half lens shown from two sides. I wonder what happened to the second half of the lens.
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 07-27-2015
Replies: 23
Views: 1,498
Posted By maddoc
Just a wild guess but maybe that is a kind of...

Just a wild guess but maybe that is a kind of clamp to fix the enlarger column to the wall to give it additional support to reduce vibrations ?
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-23-2015
Replies: 1,988
Views: 293,238
Posted By maddoc
Thanks, Erik and Vincent :) In winter most...

Thanks, Erik and Vincent :)

In winter most probably in one of the many long underpasses, connection ways or shopping malls, which form a city of their own below Tokyo. It must be very tough.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-23-2015
Replies: 1,988
Views: 293,238
Posted By maddoc
APX100 https://farm1.staticflickr.com/439/1995904...

APX100

https://farm1.staticflickr.com/439/19959043131_1c0f8cd8da_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/wpHjai)201507-07-M42-APX100-50INDblack-NOCT-29 copy (https://flic.kr/p/wpHjai) by Gabor Samjeske...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 07-21-2015
Replies: 69
Views: 4,521
Posted By maddoc
My Leica M7, purchased from an official dealer in...

My Leica M7, purchased from an official dealer in the US, was Leica factory refurbished according to a sticker on the M7 box that stated "Factory refurbished, Leica Italy". It had a one year warranty...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 07-17-2015
Replies: 151
Views: 22,332
Posted By maddoc
Delta3200 / Leica...

Delta3200 / Leica M4-2

https://farm1.staticflickr.com/544/19731344636_eabc36d197_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/w4Aikb)201507-05-M42-DELTA3200-J8-IND50black-26copy (https://flic.kr/p/w4Aikb) by Gabor...
Forum: Travel 07-14-2015
Replies: 16
Views: 1,149
Posted By maddoc
Really? I visited Seoul in spring last year and...

Really? I visited Seoul in spring last year and was lucky to be able to communicate in Japanese with the Korean. Hardly anybody I met there was able to speak a single word of English, including the...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 07-10-2015
Replies: 56
Views: 4,579
Posted By maddoc
A nice lens, it replaced both my Summarit 50/1.5...

A nice lens, it replaced both my Summarit 50/1.5 and Elmar 50/3.5.

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7398/16367980500_fd85ec5377_b.jpg...
Forum: RFF News 07-10-2015
Replies: 39
Views: 4,754
Posted By maddoc
+1. A Nikon - Leica version would be most...

+1. A Nikon - Leica version would be most excellent!
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-06-2015
Replies: 1,207
Views: 241,869
Posted By maddoc
35mm Summicron III, Tmax400-2, Leica...

35mm Summicron III, Tmax400-2, Leica M4-2

https://c1.staticflickr.com/1/544/19166968069_ecec65f986_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/vcHHQH)
201506-08-M42-TMY-35CRON-SUMMAR-13 copy (https://flic.kr/p/vcHHQH)...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-25-2015
Replies: 11
Views: 914
Posted By maddoc
That price will up go soon, now that you posted...

That price will up go soon, now that you posted it here :)

EDIT: I like that sentence in the description "No film preview lever"
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-24-2015
Replies: 101
Views: 21,983
Posted By maddoc
Well seen! What is the difference between...

Well seen!

What is the difference between versions 1 and 2 of the Elmar-M if I might ask?
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 06-23-2015
Replies: 36
Views: 2,096
Posted By maddoc
Maybe the way you composed and exposed your...

Maybe the way you composed and exposed your frames your interpretation of NY reminds me of some Mediterranean place in summer. Very nice!
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-20-2015
Replies: 22
Views: 1,378
Posted By maddoc
The superior quality of a clean out of the box...

The superior quality of a clean out of the box Leica lens without protecting filter will soon be degrading to levels inferior of a clean lens with protecting filter because a filter can be easily...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 06-20-2015
Replies: 1,825
Views: 394,904
Posted By maddoc
http://www.pbase.com/gsamj/image/160478926.jpg

http://www.pbase.com/gsamj/image/160478926.jpg
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 06-20-2015
Replies: 1,825
Views: 394,904
Posted By maddoc
Interesting question Erik. I spotted that finder...

Interesting question Erik. I spotted that finder by accident mounted on a Canon screwmount last Saturday in a train in Tokyo and after a short conversation with the owner of that camera was told that...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 06-19-2015
Replies: 1,825
Views: 394,904
Posted By maddoc
IIIc with 3.5 cm Elmar and a little 35 mm VF Made...

IIIc with 3.5 cm Elmar and a little 35 mm VF Made in Japan.

http://www.pbase.com/gsamj/image/160475888.jpg
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-19-2015
Replies: 1,381
Views: 349,487
Posted By maddoc
https://c1.staticflickr.com/1/381/18958058411_58f5...

https://c1.staticflickr.com/1/381/18958058411_58f519ae68_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/uTg1h4)201506-03-M42-TMY-35LUX-04 copy (https://flic.kr/p/uTg1h4) by Gabor Samjeske...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 06-18-2015
Replies: 10
Views: 768
Posted By maddoc
The plate needs to be polished to obtain a...

The plate needs to be polished to obtain a mirror-grade surface. Kodak was selling Ferrotype Plate Polish, see this thread at APUG:...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-17-2015
Replies: 42
Views: 1,887
Posted By maddoc
Does your M6 0.85x have an old type baseplate...

Does your M6 0.85x have an old type baseplate perhaps?
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-17-2015
Replies: 42
Views: 1,887
Posted By maddoc
I use Leitz IXMOO, FILCA, Nikon cassettes, KODAK...

I use Leitz IXMOO, FILCA, Nikon cassettes, KODAK snap caps, and reuse film cassettes that have the DX coding. Re-loadable film cassettes can be used with the Watson 66B, which has the key to close...
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 06-16-2015
Replies: 1,880
Views: 204,421
Posted By maddoc
"Alle Katzen Grau" by Christian Reister.

"Alle Katzen Grau" by Christian Reister.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 06-16-2015
Replies: 33
Views: 1,597
Posted By maddoc
Considering that many if not most Leica lenses...

Considering that many if not most Leica lenses are more valuable than the camera body (except original BP and the Leica MP) and in many cases (scratch and haze-free old lenses, Noctilux 50/1.2, 35mm...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-16-2015
Replies: 1,381
Views: 349,487
Posted By maddoc
https://c2.staticflickr.com/6/5471/18854879465_f36...

https://c2.staticflickr.com/6/5471/18854879465_f365b35a6a_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/uJ9bLH)201506-03-M42-TMY-35LUX-30 copy (https://flic.kr/p/uJ9bLH) by Gabor Samjeske...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-08-2015
Replies: 1,381
Views: 349,487
Posted By maddoc
https://c1.staticflickr.com/1/281/17997013103_b4a4...

https://c1.staticflickr.com/1/281/17997013103_b4a444d40b_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/tqkoZn)201506-02-M42-TMY-35LUX-NOCT-IND61-10 copy (https://flic.kr/p/tqkoZn) by Gabor Samjeske...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-04-2015
Replies: 36
Views: 2,292
Posted By maddoc
I would bring a 40/2.0 lens .... saves me from...

I would bring a 40/2.0 lens .... saves me from the urge to switch between 50 and 35mm lenses.
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 06-03-2015
Replies: 3
Views: 700
Posted By maddoc
For me the 1.25x is sufficient gain, especially...

For me the 1.25x is sufficient gain, especially when using the Noctilux. I can`t comment about the 1.4x but depending on your eye-sight (eye-glasses) it might throw the 50mm frame lines out of the...
Forum: Travel 06-03-2015
Replies: 31
Views: 2,587
Posted By maddoc
If this year`s summer in Tokyo follows the...

If this year`s summer in Tokyo follows the temperature trend of this May then I wouldn`t be to much surprised if temperatures in August will get close to 40C or maybe even a little higher (including...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 06-02-2015
Replies: 3
Views: 700
Posted By maddoc
I can only comment on using the Leica 1.25x...

I can only comment on using the Leica 1.25x magnifier with 0.72x VF M Leicas and 50mm frame lines. In that case the VF magnification becomes almost identical to that of the M3 (0.90 vs 0.91). In case...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 05-19-2015
Replies: 94
Views: 6,550
Posted By maddoc
Agreed. Leicas are addictive, somehow. For me the...

Agreed. Leicas are addictive, somehow. For me the best combination of usability, camera-design, lens design. As long as film will be available (and affordable) in 135 format I will keep and use my...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 05-19-2015
Replies: 30
Views: 1,814
Posted By maddoc
Yodobashi in Shinjuku has many of those chemicals...

Yodobashi in Shinjuku has many of those chemicals in stock, washing soda (sodium carbonate) on the other hand I had ordered online here in Japan when experimenting with Caffenol.

Yodobashi also has...
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 05-17-2015
Replies: 160
Views: 10,297
Posted By maddoc
A very good explanation, IMO.

A very good explanation, IMO.
Forum: Leica M240 aka Leica M10, M-P, M60 05-16-2015
Replies: 76
Views: 6,933
Posted By maddoc
I like this one. :)

I like this one. :)
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-13-2015
Replies: 27
Views: 2,437
Posted By maddoc
Could you explain why? The first time I read it...

Could you explain why? The first time I read it about it and I have developed multiple rolls of TX400 in the same batch of Diafine in the past without noticing any degradation.
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-12-2015
Replies: 2,477
Views: 312,456
Posted By maddoc
https://c2.staticflickr.com/6/5446/17557154866_bed...

https://c2.staticflickr.com/6/5446/17557154866_bed66e7054_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/sKt1sE)
201505-06-M4P-XX400-50IND-35CRON-21copy (https://flic.kr/p/sKt1sE) by Gabor Samjeske...
Forum: Nikon Historical Society -- hosted by Bob Rotoloni 05-12-2015
Replies: 107
Views: 61,545
Posted By maddoc
I use an Amedeo S-mount to LTM adapter (second...

I use an Amedeo S-mount to LTM adapter (second copy actually, I had sold the first one together with a Millennium Nikkor 50/1.4) and it works with my screwmount Leicas (Leica IIIb, IIIc, IIIf) and my...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-07-2015
Replies: 25
Views: 1,991
Posted By maddoc
Thanks for sharing !! :)

Thanks for sharing !! :)
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-07-2015
Replies: 148
Views: 27,052
Posted By maddoc
I like this a lot! :)

I like this a lot! :)
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-06-2015
Replies: 2
Views: 565
Posted By maddoc
Diopter goes into eye-piece of the camera, which...

Diopter goes into eye-piece of the camera, which has a fine thread. Same for the magnifiers.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-06-2015
Replies: 66
Views: 8,586
Posted By maddoc
New film is very good news! Looking forward to...

New film is very good news! Looking forward to see some photos taken with that film. :)
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-04-2015
Replies: 7,683
Views: 2,884,018
Posted By maddoc
M4-P/MR-4 with 3.5cm Elmar yesterday in...

M4-P/MR-4 with 3.5cm Elmar yesterday in...
Forum: Nikon RF 05-04-2015
Replies: 6
Views: 1,099
Posted By maddoc
Leica M7, W-Nikkor 35/2.5 (S-mount), Amedeo...

Leica M7, W-Nikkor 35/2.5 (S-mount), Amedeo S-mount to LTM adapter, Leica LTM to M-mount adapter. Works perfect (for me).

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5569/14927947241_9c1d1fc062_b.jpg...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-01-2015
Replies: 19
Views: 1,988
Posted By maddoc
I find the Leica 1.25x magnifier to be very...

I find the Leica 1.25x magnifier to be very useful when using a 0.72x VF M Leica and 50mm lenses, it makes focusing a lot easier. The magnifier converts to 0.9x, almost identical to the M3 (which I...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-01-2015
Replies: 22
Views: 2,737
Posted By maddoc
"The shutter speed dial on top of the camera has...

"The shutter speed dial on top of the camera has 1 stop indents, but intermediate speeds can be selected too since the mechanical timer is step less."

So Leica introduced a step-less...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-30-2015
Replies: 3
Views: 501
Posted By maddoc
I used to wear eye-glasses and bought a...

I used to wear eye-glasses and bought a demagnifier (0.85x) for the same reasons, to better see the 35mm frame-lines using a 0.72x Leica. Unfortunately, the demagnifier produced a rather blurry image...
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-30-2015
Replies: 56
Views: 2,927
Posted By maddoc
To take photos in dim...

To take photos in dim light?

https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2416/2470535268_d8d15a2d4d_o.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/4Lj94E)200805-M6TTL-400PR-NOCT-03032 copy (https://flic.kr/p/4Lj94E) by maddoc2003jp...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 04-27-2015
Replies: 17
Views: 1,839
Posted By maddoc
Very cool rig!! I also hope to see some more...

Very cool rig!! I also hope to see some more photos especially with the extenders.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-26-2015
Replies: 22
Views: 1,488
Posted By maddoc
The M7 depends on batteries (about 80 rolls of...

The M7 depends on batteries (about 80 rolls of 135-36 per one set of batteries) but the improved MP-type VF of the newer models is a big advantage over the M6TTL from my experience and the AE works...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-26-2015
Replies: 45
Views: 3,341
Posted By maddoc
That is pretty much the reason why I gave up on...

That is pretty much the reason why I gave up on D76 developer. I only use 250ml stainless steel tanks these days so would be limited to straight D76.

HC-110 "B" (I mix from stock solution, 1 + 3)...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 04-23-2015
Replies: 25
Views: 2,450
Posted By maddoc
If it doesn`t have to be 90mm and since the OP...

If it doesn`t have to be 90mm and since the OP seems to be located in Tokyo, how about the Nikkor 105/2.5 LTM?

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7421/8873346872_f2b743e173_b.jpg...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-23-2015
Replies: 34
Views: 2,718
Posted By maddoc
Same here. The Leica 0.72x VF is not really a...

Same here. The Leica 0.72x VF is not really a good option for a 28mm lens, it is manageable if you take your time. I now have a 25/4 Snapshot Skopar, only f/4 but does not require using the RF and...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 04-23-2015
Replies: 15
Views: 1,434
Posted By maddoc
Thank you !

Thank you !
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-22-2015
Replies: 29
Views: 1,191
Posted By maddoc
I use black masking tape for reloadable plastic...

I use black masking tape for reloadable plastic canister, one full winding around the core and about 2 cm to attach the film, no problem yet (I use the same tape a couple of times)
Forum: DIYS Modifications 04-22-2015
Replies: 4
Views: 830
Posted By maddoc
That looks very good ! :cool:

That looks very good ! :cool:
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 04-21-2015
Replies: 45
Views: 2,571
Posted By maddoc
For example:...

For example: http://shop.silverprint.co.uk/Ilford-Multigrade-IV-RC-Gloss-20x24-Inch-50-Sheets/product/37451/1770823/
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 04-21-2015
Replies: 15
Views: 1,434
Posted By maddoc
HP5, yellow...

HP5, yellow filter

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3873/14698628095_7ef2141c7f_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/ooSj3k)201407-04-M7-HP5-J8[yellow]-08 copy (https://flic.kr/p/ooSj3k) by maddoc2003jp...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 04-21-2015
Replies: 45
Views: 2,571
Posted By maddoc
It might be easier to order 20 x 24 RC paper from...

It might be easier to order 20 x 24 RC paper from one of the large stores outside of Japan and have it shipped.
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE 04-21-2015
Replies: 9
Views: 1,039
Posted By maddoc
The CL has also light-meter needle and...

The CL has also light-meter needle and frame-lines visible in the VF so simply removing the prism block might not be a that easy. Best to ask Sherry Krauter about this.
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-21-2015
Replies: 17
Views: 1,237
Posted By maddoc
If both of your lenses are the M3 versions then I...

If both of your lenses are the M3 versions then I would keep the one that suits you needs more, Summicron if you need the extra stop and Summaron if you like the rendering of that lens.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-20-2015
Replies: 1,923
Views: 287,503
Posted By maddoc
Looks really good !! I really should try the 777...

Looks really good !! I really should try the 777 at some point, bought some of it years ago but never mixed the solution...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-14-2015
Replies: 84
Views: 5,186
Posted By maddoc
I use tumblr parallel to flickr (and pbase)...

I use tumblr parallel to flickr (and pbase) http://maddoc2003jp.tumblr.com/
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-13-2015
Replies: 20
Views: 1,360
Posted By maddoc
Thanks a lot, very helpful! I will try to get my...

Thanks a lot, very helpful! I will try to get my hands on some Acufine and give it a try.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-13-2015
Replies: 20
Views: 1,360
Posted By maddoc
Acufine sounds interesting, does it work well...

Acufine sounds interesting, does it work well with a two-stop push (E.I.400 -> E.I.1600) also?
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-13-2015
Replies: 1,207
Views: 241,869
Posted By maddoc
Thank you Helen ! :)

Thank you Helen ! :)
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-13-2015
Replies: 1,207
Views: 241,869
Posted By maddoc
vs3 / TMY400-2 / HC-110...

vs3 / TMY400-2 / HC-110 "B"

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7680/16942498290_fd658d5730_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/rP9Jtu)201504-01-M4P-TMY-35CRON-19copy (https://flic.kr/p/rP9Jtu) by maddoc2003jp...
Forum: Leica M240 aka Leica M10, M-P, M60 04-13-2015
Replies: 21
Views: 1,797
Posted By maddoc
#2 the Helios.

#2 the Helios.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-11-2015
Replies: 42
Views: 4,364
Posted By maddoc
+2. Either the Summicron-C or the M-Rokkor 40/2.0.

+2. Either the Summicron-C or the M-Rokkor 40/2.0.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-05-2015
Replies: 7,683
Views: 2,884,018
Posted By maddoc
+1. Just point and shot. :)

+1. Just point and shot. :)
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-02-2015
Replies: 57
Views: 3,771
Posted By maddoc
Good point. I would assume that the uncut film...

Good point. I would assume that the uncut film material is frozen and probably also kept in an inert gas atmosphere if slow dye-oxidation processes are the origin of shifts in color balance.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-02-2015
Replies: 30
Views: 1,674
Posted By maddoc
Buying standard film cartridges is a waste of...

Buying standard film cartridges is a waste of resources if not properly recycled and b) takes up an enormous space in the freezer/fridge. I mostly use IXMOO/FILCA/Nikon film canister except when...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-02-2015
Replies: 57
Views: 3,771
Posted By maddoc
It is just a gut feeling no further information....

It is just a gut feeling no further information. Redesigning their film-packaging could also mean this, making it more versatile for packing non-photographic film materials.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-01-2015
Replies: 30
Views: 1,674
Posted By maddoc
That might be and also in case of optics. I was a...

That might be and also in case of optics. I was a little over last time but don`t remember if they actually charged me ...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-01-2015
Replies: 30
Views: 1,674
Posted By maddoc
I pay the Fotoimpex "Netto" prices plus shipping...

I pay the Fotoimpex "Netto" prices plus shipping plus import fees (to Japan).
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-01-2015
Replies: 30
Views: 1,674
Posted By maddoc
Let Dreams Come True! ;)

Let Dreams Come True! ;)
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-01-2015
Replies: 30
Views: 1,674
Posted By maddoc
I actually order from from Fotoimpex because as a...

I actually order from from Fotoimpex because as a resident in Japan I don`t pay the 19% VAT and shipping is maybe half of that what Freestyle or B&H charge. This way I got 3x 100ft rolls of Tmax400-2...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-01-2015
Replies: 57
Views: 3,771
Posted By maddoc
I repeat myself here but I think they (Fuji)...

I repeat myself here but I think they (Fuji) don`t actually make photographic films anymore since some time. What I think what they do is selling of stock and since it is unpredictable to announce...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 04-01-2015
Replies: 65
Views: 8,625
Posted By maddoc
It looks beautiful though !

It looks beautiful though !
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 04-01-2015
Replies: 65
Views: 8,625
Posted By maddoc
Hm, I had a look at the webpage from Cosina...

Hm, I had a look at the webpage from Cosina (Japanese version) and could not find any hint. However, the Distagon 35/1.4 ZM is announced there and I wonder if it makes sense at all to release a new...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-01-2015
Replies: 30
Views: 1,674
Posted By maddoc
Delta400 in 135/100ft from ¥9800 to ¥15800 while...

Delta400 in 135/100ft from ¥9800 to ¥15800 while Kodak 's bulk-rolls (Tri-X and Tmax400-2) almost tripled in price, now at ¥35000.
Forum: RFF Polls 03-31-2015
Replies: 147
Views: 60,765
Posted By maddoc
This has changed a bit in the last 4 years .... I...

This has changed a bit in the last 4 years .... I enjoy using my 35/2.8 Summaron (M3 version) a lot lately and also a Summar 5cm 1:2 LTM lens. Still have the 35 Summilux and Noctilux lenses but they...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-26-2015
Replies: 38
Views: 2,970
Posted By maddoc
M7 has a delay of about 2sec after switching it...

M7 has a delay of about 2sec after switching it on before the shutter will be responsive.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-26-2015
Replies: 38
Views: 2,970
Posted By maddoc
I like the M7. The AE is really helpful and the...

I like the M7. The AE is really helpful and the VF crisp and clear (my copy has the MP-type VF and optical DX reader). The camera has been a couple of times at Leica for service but so has my former...
Forum: RFF Polls 03-24-2015
Replies: 391
Views: 60,366
Posted By maddoc
Already voted .... Currently: M3, M4-2 (at DAG...

Already voted ....

Currently: M3, M4-2 (at DAG for RF alignment/repair since ~ 2 month), M4-P, M7, IIIb, IIIc, IIIf

In the past: M2 3x, M2 black re-paint 1x, M3 3x, M4 2x, M4-P 2x, M5, M6 2x, M6...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 03-23-2015
Replies: 8
Views: 730
Posted By maddoc
Thanks for pointing this out, very helpful!

Thanks for pointing this out, very helpful!
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-23-2015
Replies: 3
Views: 378
Posted By maddoc
street photography: Homeless people and street...

street photography: Homeless people and street vendors photographed without their knowledge by people with Leicas and beards. :D
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-23-2015
Replies: 1,187
Views: 275,310
Posted By maddoc
https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7619/16714362600_39...

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7619/16714362600_39eb27b623_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/rsZtFw)201503-12-M3-XX-400-21SA-14 copy (https://flic.kr/p/rsZtFw) by maddoc2003jp...
Forum: DIYS Modifications 03-22-2015
Replies: 20
Views: 1,546
Posted By maddoc
An E46 filter adapter to mount those filter on...

An E46 filter adapter to mount those filter on the 35mm Summilux pre-ASPH 2nd version. Something like the "steel-rim" of the 1st version of this lens. It would have to have 42mm inner diameter and...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-22-2015
Replies: 1,923
Views: 287,503
Posted By maddoc
SA...

SA 21/3.4

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7619/16714362600_39eb27b623_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/rsZtFw)201503-12-M3-XX-400-21SA-14 copy (https://flic.kr/p/rsZtFw) by maddoc2003jp...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 03-22-2015
Replies: 10
Views: 819
Posted By maddoc
I had a similar problem with MP but only at fast...

I had a similar problem with MP but only at fast shutter-speeds (1/500 and 1/1000). It was still under warranty at that time so Leica fixed it for me and some other electronic-related problems.
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 03-19-2015
Replies: 137
Views: 7,906
Posted By maddoc
It is in his hometown, Zurich. Maybe more easy...

It is in his hometown, Zurich. Maybe more easy for him to blend in being half a native and half a tourist after living many years in the US.
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 03-19-2015
Replies: 5
Views: 513
Posted By maddoc
Neither of my Leica M-mount lenses goes that far...

Neither of my Leica M-mount lenses goes that far below minimum focus. Just checked my 35mm Summicron, minimum is between the dot of "0.7" and the right half of the "0".
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 03-19-2015
Replies: 21
Views: 1,576
Posted By maddoc
Same question here... I think Sebastio Salgado...

Same question here... I think Sebastio Salgado belongs to that list too if we define "street photography" like "humanist photography" or "documentary photography"
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 03-19-2015
Replies: 8
Views: 1,656
Posted By maddoc
Developing more than one roll at the same time...

Developing more than one roll at the same time actually causes this problem (I now hardly do) but in the past when I did, then I have cut the leader in different shapes. After developing I could...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 03-19-2015
Replies: 8
Views: 1,656
Posted By maddoc
Because I do a lot of bulk-loading I always write...

Because I do a lot of bulk-loading I always write with a marker the film-type, number of exposures, and possibly e.i. on the film leader. Then I attach some tape with the same information to the...
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 03-18-2015
Replies: 21
Views: 1,921
Posted By maddoc
Thinking about it...

Thinking about it ....

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7393/13141207065_02d608c599_c.jpg 1024) {this.width=1024;this.alt='Click here to see a large version';}" onmouseover="if(this.alt)...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-18-2015
Replies: 171
Views: 9,702
Posted By maddoc
Beautiful colors, Jon! 今年の桜の時期はちょっと速いと言うた

Beautiful colors, Jon!

今年の桜の時期はちょっと速いと言うた
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 03-18-2015
Replies: 24
Views: 2,061
Posted By maddoc
Hard to beat the 90/4 Elmar, given it`s size and...

Hard to beat the 90/4 Elmar, given it`s size and performance. Not so well suited for low-light so ....
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 03-17-2015
Replies: 534
Views: 95,623
Posted By maddoc
https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7645/16822666956_a1...

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7645/16822666956_a18304235c_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/rCyyN1)201503-07-M3-TMY-SUMMITAR-16 copy (https://flic.kr/p/rCyyN1) by maddoc2003jp...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 03-17-2015
Replies: 18
Views: 1,478
Posted By maddoc
Actually, a Noctilus usually shows a small part...

Actually, a Noctilus usually shows a small part of the frame sharp and in focus. :)



I took a photo with this lens:

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7589/16210378793_a7f274c639_c.jpg...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-15-2015
Replies: 19
Views: 867
Posted By maddoc
Better not with open back because the...

Better not with open back because the pressure-plate adds some friction and with open back it could just work perfect. Better to put a cable-release and set the shutter to "B", then watch from the...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 03-13-2015
Replies: 18
Views: 1,478
Posted By maddoc
I would be careful with any DIY repair attempts...

I would be careful with any DIY repair attempts by elevated temperatures. I tried this a couple of times under laboratory controlled conditions and got some severe element separation.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-12-2015
Replies: 33
Views: 2,025
Posted By maddoc
The Tri-X curl is worst in winter/dry & warm...

The Tri-X curl is worst in winter/dry & warm environments (warm scanner, condenser enlarger). Even a film strip that was completely flat after long-lasting storage in flat negatives sleeves curls...
Forum: Help / Feedback forum 03-12-2015
Replies: 22
Views: 2,626
Posted By maddoc
Last notification I received was on February,...

Last notification I received was on February, 14th. Valentine`s Day ... :eek::D
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-12-2015
Replies: 148
Views: 27,052
Posted By maddoc
M3, Tmax400 @...

M3, Tmax400 @ 1600

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7637/16584766327_820c28dcb0_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/rgxge2)201502-18-M3-TMY400-1600-SUMMAR-SUMMARON-06copy (https://flic.kr/p/rgxge2) by...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-11-2015
Replies: 29
Views: 2,425
Posted By maddoc
Agreed. :) It depends on the condition and local...

Agreed. :)

It depends on the condition and local availability of the lens. To get a general idea I would at first check Ebay prices for finished auctions of the same type of Noctilux. Then I would...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-05-2015
Replies: 44
Views: 3,253
Posted By maddoc
This sums it up perfect. Exactly my thoughts (I...

This sums it up perfect. Exactly my thoughts (I have all three of them, Summicron is version 3)
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 03-05-2015
Replies: 58
Views: 3,886
Posted By maddoc
https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7110/7089276541_eb5...

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7110/7089276541_eb5008d938_c.jpg 1024) {this.width=1024;this.alt='Click here to see a large version';}" onmouseover="if(this.alt) this.style.cursor='pointer';"...
Forum: Digital Compacts 03-03-2015
Replies: 18
Views: 1,998
Posted By maddoc
That place exactly ! It was a strange period...

That place exactly !



It was a strange period in Japan, especially the energy-saving measures converting the former bright illuminated areas like Shibuya and Shinjuku to ghost-town like dark...
Forum: Digital Compacts 03-03-2015
Replies: 18
Views: 1,998
Posted By maddoc
reading your report about Tokyo I felt remembered...

reading your report about Tokyo I felt remembered of that guy roaming Shinjuku`s streets in the morning of March 12th, 2011.

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5215/5534222457_32cfd6a0c8_z.jpg...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 02-23-2015
Replies: 6
Views: 497
Posted By maddoc
Thanks for sharing!!

Thanks for sharing!!
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 02-23-2015
Replies: 25
Views: 1,497
Posted By maddoc
I have and use mostly- alternately - L208, CVII,...

I have and use mostly- alternately - L208, CVII, MR-4 meter. The L208 is the best (easiest to use hand-held) meter for every day usage, IMO.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-19-2015
Replies: 9,297
Views: 963,236
Posted By maddoc
https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2321/2217263863_acc...

https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2321/2217263863_accb55c84f_z.jpg?zz=1 (https://flic.kr/p/4nW4ii)200801-M4P-1600PR-10005 copy (https://flic.kr/p/4nW4ii) by maddoc2003jp...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-19-2015
Replies: 9,297
Views: 963,236
Posted By maddoc
https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8333/8409092381_169...

https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8333/8409092381_169da25ba4_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/dP5Ncp)201301-18-M7-400PR-NOCTILUX-29 Kopie (https://flic.kr/p/dP5Ncp) by maddoc2003jp...
Forum: Nikon Historical Society -- hosted by Bob Rotoloni 02-19-2015
Replies: 158
Views: 3,079
Posted By maddoc
ordinary street...

ordinary street photography

https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8110/8467072538_611e3e28d4_c.jpg (https://www.flickr.com/photos/maddoc2003jp/8467072538)
Forum: DIYS Modifications 02-19-2015
Replies: 25
Views: 1,795
Posted By maddoc
I used to polish optical prism cut from...

I used to polish optical prism cut from single-crystalline silicon wafer-material to be used as carrier for electroless deposited metal films (platinum). The diluted HF used in the metal film...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-17-2015
Replies: 6,181
Views: 476,850
Posted By maddoc
Canon 35/2.0 LTM ....

Canon 35/2.0 LTM ....
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 02-16-2015
Replies: 105
Views: 6,421
Posted By maddoc
https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3890/15187739287_4e...

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3890/15187739287_4ea93d8ebf_z.jpg (https://www.flickr.com/photos/maddoc2003jp/15187739287)
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 02-16-2015
Replies: 22
Views: 1,411
Posted By maddoc
That should be the VOOLA.

That should be the VOOLA.
Forum: Nikon RF 02-16-2015
Replies: 13
Views: 1,333
Posted By maddoc
what would be the difference, dimensions?

what would be the difference, dimensions?
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-11-2015
Replies: 309
Views: 47,337
Posted By maddoc
Thank you, Yaaron! The 135 Elmarit was an...

Thank you, Yaaron!

The 135 Elmarit was an interesting lens but I hardly used it and finally sold it because of it's weight. I was afraid about the lens mount and also the strap lugs ...




Sent...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-11-2015
Replies: 309
Views: 47,337
Posted By maddoc
M4-2....

M4-2. DELTA3200

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7024/6418521539_58581f01c5_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/aMbAQt)201111-11-M42-DELTA3200-135ELMARIT-VISO-50CRON-11 Kopie (https://flic.kr/p/aMbAQt) by...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-11-2015
Replies: 309
Views: 47,337
Posted By maddoc
M7,...

M7, 1600PR

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5260/5398397338_db9c285f76_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/9e3csb)201101-10-M7-1600PR-135ELMARIT-35LUX07 copy (https://flic.kr/p/9e3csb) by maddoc2003jp...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-11-2015
Replies: 309
Views: 47,337
Posted By maddoc
M4-P, Fomapan200...

M4-P, Fomapan200

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5220/5495871898_6f83c566c1_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/9nDMf3)201102-13-M4P-FOMAPAN200-40ROK-135ELMARIT-07 copy (https://flic.kr/p/9nDMf3) by...
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 02-10-2015
Replies: 22
Views: 567
Posted By maddoc
I should have bought that V35 from you at the...

I should have bought that V35 from you at the time ;):) ...

... haven`t yet scanned a wet-print but it might be worth the additional work. The advantage would be that I could compare between the...
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 02-09-2015
Replies: 6
Views: 336
Posted By maddoc
Nice to meet you here at RFF! I am maddoc2003jp...

Nice to meet you here at RFF! I am maddoc2003jp at tumblr.

Cheers!
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-08-2015
Replies: 23
Views: 1,265
Posted By maddoc
Especially with the new price-tag of > JPY35000...

Especially with the new price-tag of > JPY35000 (~US$295) for the 100ft roll of TMY (Tmax400-2) here in Japan ... (Yodobashi Camera)
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 02-08-2015
Replies: 6
Views: 336
Posted By maddoc
Frank, are you the guy with the photos of an...

Frank, are you the guy with the photos of an espresso cup and the postcard project on tumblr, "photographzfrankjackson" ?
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-05-2015
Replies: 7,683
Views: 2,884,018
Posted By maddoc
300 rolls of Fuji Velvia!! :cool: Now that is...

300 rolls of Fuji Velvia!! :cool: Now that is what I call commitment to film. :)
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-04-2015
Replies: 14
Views: 637
Posted By maddoc
Thank you ! The pre-ASPH 35mm Summilux can be...

Thank you !

The pre-ASPH 35mm Summilux can be nasty at times, I have experienced strange flare patterns sometimes myself and would absolutely agree that when using it for professional work the risk...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-04-2015
Replies: 14
Views: 637
Posted By maddoc
I used to have the Nikon 35/1.8 (in S-mount) and...

I used to have the Nikon 35/1.8 (in S-mount) and now have the 35/2.5 (S-mount), I use almost exclusively BW film. The 35/2.5 is much nicer compared to the 35/1.8 regarding aspects of sharpness and...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-03-2015
Replies: 1,187
Views: 275,310
Posted By maddoc
Hokkaido, December 2014 (M3, Tri-X or ARISTA...

Hokkaido, December 2014 (M3, Tri-X or ARISTA PREMIUM...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-02-2015
Replies: 30
Views: 2,117
Posted By maddoc
Düsseldorf, Altbier .... :eek:

Düsseldorf, Altbier .... :eek:
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-02-2015
Replies: 16
Views: 1,311
Posted By maddoc
As far as I remember the M5 is the only M Leica...

As far as I remember the M5 is the only M Leica that allows setting of linear intermediate speeds. Other than this, the M7 in AE mode does exactly what you want, not a step-less shutter speeds but...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-01-2015
Replies: 28
Views: 2,002
Posted By maddoc
After having seen this guy`s work...

After having seen this guy`s work (https://www.flickr.com/photos/tjoy7/with/15796272363/) using almost exclusively the 28mm Summicron ASPH (BW film, though) I would add the required money and buy the...
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