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Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 2 Days Ago
Replies: 28
Views: 858
Posted By jsrockit
Well the 23mm is rumored for Photokina. 50mm -...

Well the 23mm is rumored for Photokina. 50mm - 2017. Price should be similar to the 35mm.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 3 Days Ago
Replies: 204
Views: 30,105
Posted By jsrockit
They sell for like 50% of new on the used market.

They sell for like 50% of new on the used market.
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 3 Days Ago
Replies: 28
Views: 858
Posted By jsrockit
Agreed....

Agreed....
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 3 Days Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 193
Posted By jsrockit
Live a little... bring the M8.

Live a little... bring the M8.
Forum: Leica Q / T / X Series 3 Days Ago
Replies: 58
Views: 6,008
Posted By jsrockit
Almost a year later and still out of stock most...

Almost a year later and still out of stock most places...
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 3 Days Ago
Replies: 28
Views: 858
Posted By jsrockit
Yes, I'm completely excited since these are two...

Yes, I'm completely excited since these are two lenses I truly want. The 50mm can't come quickly enough... unfortunately, not due until next year. 23mm is due in a few months.
Forum: Photography General Interest 4 Days Ago
Replies: 130
Views: 4,324
Posted By jsrockit
So, yeah, uhmmm, perhaps people should do what...

So, yeah, uhmmm, perhaps people should do what they want with their money and go into debt for whatever they want.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 5 Days Ago
Replies: 58
Views: 2,090
Posted By jsrockit
or maybe we don't all photograph the same things...

or maybe we don't all photograph the same things in the same ways.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 5 Days Ago
Replies: 58
Views: 2,090
Posted By jsrockit
I'm not sure why this is quoting me, but I've...

I'm not sure why this is quoting me, but I've been there and done that... I was simply responding to the topic and assumed this was regarding digital. You were beat to the voigtlander thought hours...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 5 Days Ago
Replies: 58
Views: 2,090
Posted By jsrockit
Well, we are on RFF.

Well, we are on RFF.
Forum: Fuji X-Pro Series 5 Days Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 1,300
Posted By jsrockit
I'm glad I don't let the small things ruin...

I'm glad I don't let the small things ruin cameras for me.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 5 Days Ago
Replies: 27
Views: 763
Posted By jsrockit
How come people only ask about rewind smoothness...

How come people only ask about rewind smoothness with regard to Leicas?
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 6 Days Ago
Replies: 58
Views: 2,090
Posted By jsrockit
Well, I was speaking specifically about digital...

Well, I was speaking specifically about digital cameras. I'm sorry, but films current popularity is a blip compared to digital when it comes to new camera sales.
Forum: Leica M240 aka Leica M10, M-P, M60 6 Days Ago
Replies: 266
Views: 11,267
Posted By jsrockit
Ah, the old make someone feel bad for buying...

Ah, the old make someone feel bad for buying something you wouldn't trick. ;)
Forum: Photography General Interest 6 Days Ago
Replies: 130
Views: 4,324
Posted By jsrockit
Yes....I think so. Life's too short to not enjoy...

Yes....I think so. Life's too short to not enjoy what you truly want to do... within reason. Going into debt is not necessarily bad, as long as it is manageable debt.
Forum: Fuji X-Pro Series 6 Days Ago
Replies: 22
Views: 1,163
Posted By jsrockit
I think Leica was the first with the M8. People...

I think Leica was the first with the M8. People still buy the M8 10 years later for $1000+ ...a similarly configured DSLR is sub $200.
Forum: Fuji X-Pro Series 6 Days Ago
Replies: 22
Views: 1,163
Posted By jsrockit
Agreed. :)

Agreed. :)
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 6 Days Ago
Replies: 58
Views: 2,090
Posted By jsrockit
I think RFs COULD be more popular... if someone...

I think RFs COULD be more popular... if someone would just make one that didn't cost between $5000-8000 new.
Forum: Photography General Interest 6 Days Ago
Replies: 130
Views: 4,324
Posted By jsrockit
You missed his attempt at humor in response to...

You missed his attempt at humor in response to Roger asking him if he's had any photo exhibits.
Forum: Fuji X-Pro Series 6 Days Ago
Replies: 31
Views: 693
Posted By jsrockit
You'll be fine...

You'll be fine...
Forum: Photography General Interest 6 Days Ago
Replies: 130
Views: 4,324
Posted By jsrockit
True... I agree on that! I was exaggerating. ...

True... I agree on that! I was exaggerating. Thankfully if I'm drinking seven beers (rare), then I'm with friends and we are buying each other drinks. In that case, I use cash or pay for a round...
Forum: Photography General Interest 1 Week Ago
Replies: 130
Views: 4,324
Posted By jsrockit
I guess my point is that we don't do everything...

I guess my point is that we don't do everything the same way. I'm not in debt at all. I use cash and credit cards. I pay off my credit card all of the time. Sometimes two times in one month. ...
Forum: Fuji X-Pro Series 1 Week Ago
Replies: 31
Views: 693
Posted By jsrockit
What do you expect? Are you a pixel peeper that...

What do you expect? Are you a pixel peeper that agonizes over the corners of their image not being sharp at "100%" or are you looking for something that can generally produce acceptable results for...
Forum: Photography General Interest 1 Week Ago
Replies: 130
Views: 4,324
Posted By jsrockit
I don't think these people are going into debt to...

I don't think these people are going into debt to buy these small items. Some people just don't carry any cash at all with them anymore. It's not debt if you pay it off before the interest sets in....
Forum: Photography General Interest 1 Week Ago
Replies: 130
Views: 4,324
Posted By jsrockit
I have to agree with you here... and "keeping up...

I have to agree with you here... and "keeping up with the Joneses."
Forum: Photography General Interest 1 Week Ago
Replies: 130
Views: 4,324
Posted By jsrockit
Seems to be a lot of one size fits all talk on...

Seems to be a lot of one size fits all talk on this subject. It's just not that simple. It's easy not to go into debt if you have a great job. Some aren't that lucky.

By the way, I owned a...
Forum: Travel 1 Week Ago
Replies: 76
Views: 1,305
Posted By jsrockit
I get that Cal... but I don't think a class is a...

I get that Cal... but I don't think a class is a bad idea for me to get some basics. My basics aren't good enough.

Jerome, I understand... that's going to be in any language. I've had a few...
Forum: Travel 1 Week Ago
Replies: 76
Views: 1,305
Posted By jsrockit
OK, I'll just won't go ... why **** on classes...

OK, I'll just won't go ... why **** on classes when you guys take them for other reasons? If I'd like to take a class, then I will. This total immersion is a little hard for me to do with my group ...
Forum: Leica M240 aka Leica M10, M-P, M60 1 Week Ago
Replies: 266
Views: 11,267
Posted By jsrockit
Where? ...

Where? ...
Forum: Travel 1 Week Ago
Replies: 76
Views: 1,305
Posted By jsrockit
Kind of a generalization and not everyone learns...

Kind of a generalization and not everyone learns the same way. I need to see things to learn. Auditory learning is harder for me.

I see where you are coming from... However, when your skills are...
Forum: Leica M240 aka Leica M10, M-P, M60 1 Week Ago
Replies: 266
Views: 11,267
Posted By jsrockit
I'd even settle for a 50mm Q rather than an ICL Q.

I'd even settle for a 50mm Q rather than an ICL Q.
Forum: Leica Q / T / X Series 1 Week Ago
Replies: 91
Views: 11,806
Posted By jsrockit
So, are you Q owners still loving it?

So, are you Q owners still loving it?
Forum: Travel 1 Week Ago
Replies: 76
Views: 1,305
Posted By jsrockit
Let's make a point to hang once you get back. ...

Let's make a point to hang once you get back. Though, we won;t be talking much if we speak in Spanish. We have too interesting of conversations for those restrictions.



True.
Forum: Travel 1 Week Ago
Replies: 76
Views: 1,305
Posted By jsrockit
I went there to hang out with a woman I met in...

I went there to hang out with a woman I met in NYC back in May and I thought Santiago would be the highlight for me. I was very wrong. So much so that I would actually consider moving to Valparaiso...
Forum: Travel 1 Week Ago
Replies: 76
Views: 1,305
Posted By jsrockit
Thanks Cal. I don't think this part of Chile...

Thanks Cal. I don't think this part of Chile goes below 40 degrees... or above 80 degrees. It's kind of ideal and an awesome photography city. Like nothing I've ever seen before. And those...
Forum: Fuji X-Pro Series 1 Week Ago
Replies: 120
Views: 8,652
Posted By jsrockit
Unless you don't prefer 50mm, I would really sell...

Unless you don't prefer 50mm, I would really sell something to get the 35mm f/2. It is really THE lens for a Fuji right now.
Forum: Travel 1 Week Ago
Replies: 76
Views: 1,305
Posted By jsrockit
I didn't know it... but I just got back from...

I didn't know it... but I just got back from Valparaiso, Chile and thought it was fantastic. Totally want to go back soon. I can't think of anywhere else right now.
Forum: Fuji X-Pro Series 1 Week Ago
Replies: 51
Views: 3,677
Posted By jsrockit
Of course... but then again, I don't know what...

Of course... but then again, I don't know what you expect.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 1 Week Ago
Replies: 54
Views: 1,450
Posted By jsrockit
Kodak Portra, Ektar, Tri-X Fujifilm Provia /...

Kodak Portra, Ektar, Tri-X
Fujifilm Provia / Velvia
Forum: RFF Polls 1 Week Ago
Replies: 2,500
Views: 1,497,666
Posted By jsrockit
Typical weekend walking around NYC

Typical weekend walking around NYC
Forum: Leica M240 aka Leica M10, M-P, M60 1 Week Ago
Replies: 266
Views: 11,267
Posted By jsrockit
Understood Godfrey and Willie. I'll wait for the...

Understood Godfrey and Willie. I'll wait for the 50mm Q... ;)
Forum: Sony A7 Series - All Models 1 Week Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 980
Posted By jsrockit
As someone who had used this camera extensively,...

As someone who had used this camera extensively, I can say that shutter shock is a fact. And when it ruins THE shot, you'll feel bad. That said, it only seems to occur at certain shutter speeds......
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 1 Week Ago
Replies: 42
Views: 3,281
Posted By jsrockit
So you want a Leica q?

So you want a Leica q?
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 1 Week Ago
Replies: 12
Views: 583
Posted By jsrockit
Agreed... even from a proper review.

Agreed... even from a proper review.
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 1 Week Ago
Replies: 80
Views: 2,791
Posted By jsrockit
Good selection Helen. R4A/M would be cooler...

Good selection Helen. R4A/M would be cooler though!
Forum: Leica M240 aka Leica M10, M-P, M60 1 Week Ago
Replies: 266
Views: 11,267
Posted By jsrockit
I don't think you can say never...

I don't think you can say never...
Forum: Sony A7 Series - All Models 1 Week Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 980
Posted By jsrockit
Shutter shock and shutter shake are two totally...

Shutter shock and shutter shake are two totally separate things. Shutter shake / motion blur occurs at lower shutter speeds due to user error... shutter shock can occur at higher shutter speeds and...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 1 Week Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 437
Posted By jsrockit
Good to know...I'll check it out.

Good to know...I'll check it out.
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 1 Week Ago
Replies: 42
Views: 3,281
Posted By jsrockit
I feel the same way.

I feel the same way.
Forum: Fuji X-Pro Series 1 Week Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 495
Posted By jsrockit
Yep, another super-satisfied X-Pro2 user.

Yep, another super-satisfied X-Pro2 user.
Forum: Photography General Interest 1 Week Ago
Replies: 20
Views: 736
Posted By jsrockit
Well, you gain faster AF vs. the Fuji.

Well, you gain faster AF vs. the Fuji.
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 15
Views: 1,291
Posted By jsrockit
Interested in this camera... any recent release...

Interested in this camera... any recent release date? Crutchfield says July 5th, but no other info anywhere.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 87
Views: 4,399
Posted By jsrockit
Is life that serious for you Roger? ;)

Is life that serious for you Roger? ;)
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 87
Views: 4,399
Posted By jsrockit
So many unwilling to dream...

So many unwilling to dream...
Forum: Fuji X-Pro Series 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 25
Views: 947
Posted By jsrockit
Well, the GX8 is a new body and there has been a...

Well, the GX8 is a new body and there has been a slight move towards bigger mirrorless bodies after the initial habit of everyone making everything too small. The X-Pro2 ais one of the biggest...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 28
Views: 1,082
Posted By jsrockit
Pure snobbery to dismiss the M4-2 as not real......

Pure snobbery to dismiss the M4-2 as not real... even if Leica did not make it up to the standard of the M4.
Forum: Fuji X-Pro Series 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 25
Views: 947
Posted By jsrockit
There has been no recent rumor talk at all.

There has been no recent rumor talk at all.
Forum: Fuji X-Pro Series 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 25
Views: 947
Posted By jsrockit
There may never be a X-E3 for all we know.

There may never be a X-E3 for all we know.
Forum: Travel 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 56
Views: 975
Posted By jsrockit
But it still has colder weather than NYC though...

But it still has colder weather than NYC though right? Cal, something to think about without going into personal details.
Forum: Digital: Medium & Larger Format 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 27
Views: 1,486
Posted By jsrockit
It will still be too expensive for me. ...

It will still be too expensive for me. Considering how many FF 35mm cameras still top the $3000 mark, I can't see this camera being less than $6000 or so. Additionally, these medium format sensors...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 28
Views: 1,082
Posted By jsrockit
It was my first M back in 1992... and it was...

It was my first M back in 1992... and it was priced right for me at the time. Therefore, it'll always have a special place for me as a REAL M.
Forum: Fuji X-Pro Series 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 25
Views: 947
Posted By jsrockit
I'm completely satisfied with the X-Pro2... a...

I'm completely satisfied with the X-Pro2... a first for me with Fuji (though I've used them anyway). It works as a modern mirrorless camera should, especially with the 35mm f/2. Fast, great IQ,...
Forum: Photography General Interest 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 465
Posted By jsrockit
Or trying to find what you do well... or finding...

Or trying to find what you do well... or finding a style... or trying to do something different. If you think you already know what you are doing as a beginning amateur... that's most likely the...
Forum: Photography General Interest 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 465
Posted By jsrockit
Two totally different bodies of work from two...

Two totally different bodies of work from two different time periods... he's just lucky enough to have had a long career, change his style multiple times, and still be successful. Why be close...
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 53
Views: 1,815
Posted By jsrockit
So, are some of us too hard on stuff to notice...

So, are some of us too hard on stuff to notice perfection or are others to soft?
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 53
Views: 1,815
Posted By jsrockit
Yeah, I can't think of anything that I have that...

Yeah, I can't think of anything that I have that I wouldn't change just a little bit. Something like the X-Pro2 and 35mm f/2 is close... but the diopter moves too easily (I think my strap hits it...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 114
Views: 20,868
Posted By jsrockit
Leica, the anti-thesis of Sony.

Leica, the anti-thesis of Sony.
Forum: Leica M240 aka Leica M10, M-P, M60 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 1,010
Posted By jsrockit
I don't have a horse in the race, but do know...

I don't have a horse in the race, but do know that you actually use your equipment a lot. Seemed like a reasonable request to me at the time... obviously it was.
Forum: Fuji X News / General Discussion 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 618
Posted By jsrockit
56mm 1.2 for portraits?

56mm 1.2 for portraits?
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 71
Views: 4,834
Posted By jsrockit
$999 with the 30mm 1.4 seems like a steal ...as...

$999 with the 30mm 1.4 seems like a steal ...as long as you can work within the limitations of the camera and its advantages work for your photography.
Forum: Digital: Medium & Larger Format 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 124
Views: 4,936
Posted By jsrockit
Anything to back this up as fact?

Anything to back this up as fact?
Forum: Photography General Interest 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 1
Views: 264
Posted By jsrockit
CNN: Campaign close-ups from an unlikely photographer

Could be interesting to some...

http://www.cnn.com/2016/06/23/politics/cnnphotos-political-campaign-gowdy/index.html
Forum: Photography General Interest 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 41
Views: 1,442
Posted By jsrockit
Wow, I hadn't realized it was this bad.

Wow, I hadn't realized it was this bad.
Forum: Digital: Medium & Larger Format 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 124
Views: 4,936
Posted By jsrockit
Please name a smaller medium format digital...

Please name a smaller medium format digital camera with smaller AF lenses.
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 19
Views: 1,141
Posted By jsrockit
Oh wow, this will be awesome to see.

Oh wow, this will be awesome to see.
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 61
Views: 1,930
Posted By jsrockit
It's a luxury store... it happens in the SOHO...

It's a luxury store... it happens in the SOHO store here in NYC too. Leica has positioned itself as such, so I'm not surprised.



Would you help a seemingly clueless Thai boy/ guy do the same? ;)
Forum: Digital: Medium & Larger Format 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 124
Views: 4,936
Posted By jsrockit
Agreed... :)

Agreed... :)
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 354
Posted By jsrockit
Thanks Helen... I'll close this one.

Thanks Helen... I'll close this one.
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 354
Posted By jsrockit
RIP Fan Ho

http://petapixel.com/2016/06/21/photographer-fan-ho-dies-age-84/

If you don't know his work, now's a good time to check it out...
Forum: Digital: Medium & Larger Format 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 124
Views: 4,936
Posted By jsrockit
Wow: https://pbs.twimg.com/media/CljkUbTWYAAs4zE....

Wow:

https://pbs.twimg.com/media/CljkUbTWYAAs4zE.jpg
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 18
Views: 1,006
Posted By jsrockit
Pretty cool...

Pretty cool...
Forum: Digital: Medium & Larger Format 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 124
Views: 4,936
Posted By jsrockit
I think it looks great and I would love to use...

I think it looks great and I would love to use it. But my days of buying super expensive digital cameras are over. Maybe in 5 years I'll try it.
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 105
Views: 6,672
Posted By jsrockit
Ricoh? They have the Pentax mount.

Ricoh? They have the Pentax mount.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 41
Views: 1,348
Posted By jsrockit
Good point...

Good point...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 105
Views: 6,672
Posted By jsrockit
That's not it...

That's not it...
Forum: Lomo / Diana / Holga / Pinhole / Polaroids 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 25
Views: 879
Posted By jsrockit
An old teacher of mine, Dawoud Bey, has used this...

An old teacher of mine, Dawoud Bey, has used this camera extensively. His work is worth checking out if you like portraits and this camera.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 41
Views: 1,348
Posted By jsrockit
Hey man, sorry but I didn't mean it in any...

Hey man, sorry but I didn't mean it in any negative way. I was just wondering and you've answered the question. Thanks. When I said "you" in the thread, I wasn't speaking about you specifically.
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 392
Views: 26,658
Posted By jsrockit
It was probably more to do with boredom and...

It was probably more to do with boredom and wanting to try different things.
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 105
Views: 6,672
Posted By jsrockit
More...

More...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 41
Views: 1,348
Posted By jsrockit
You may not buy it, but since it is talked about...

You may not buy it, but since it is talked about a lot (as you even attest to)... it is apparent that there are those that do buy in. I actually prefer a clean grain-less image. Believe me... what...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 41
Views: 1,348
Posted By jsrockit
I think it depends on what and how you...

I think it depends on what and how you photograph. I photograph out on the streets. By being out there doing it often, I keep trying new things in order to find a new way to photograph. Digital...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 41
Views: 1,348
Posted By jsrockit
and the enemy of experimentation.

and the enemy of experimentation.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 41
Views: 1,348
Posted By jsrockit
I think it's in response to the clean images (or...

I think it's in response to the clean images (or perfectness) digital gives while many people like the grain in film (or the imperfections). I would also think that film has an inherent distinct...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 41
Views: 1,348
Posted By jsrockit
The way I see it is everyone needs to do whatever...

The way I see it is everyone needs to do whatever they can to keep it fun for themselves and also use what fits your photographic vision (if you even care to have one). Film, digital... it's all...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 06-20-2016
Replies: 105
Views: 6,672
Posted By jsrockit
No, that's a medium format mirrorless camera with...

No, that's a medium format mirrorless camera with a hassy mount.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-17-2016
Replies: 44
Views: 1,691
Posted By jsrockit
MP or M-A for sure... splurge. Personally, I'd...

MP or M-A for sure... splurge. Personally, I'd go M6.
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 06-17-2016
Replies: 105
Views: 6,672
Posted By jsrockit
Wow, this would be wonderful... except that I...

Wow, this would be wonderful... except that I won't be able to feel good about buying it. That said, Hasselblad uses CMOS in its medium format cameras.
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 06-17-2016
Replies: 105
Views: 6,672
Posted By jsrockit
True, I didn't mean to offend.

True, I didn't mean to offend.
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 06-17-2016
Replies: 105
Views: 6,672
Posted By jsrockit
I can't imagine that's a great way to go for a...

I can't imagine that's a great way to go for a new camera.
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 06-17-2016
Replies: 105
Views: 6,672
Posted By jsrockit
http://www.holgadigital.com/#next-holga-digital

http://www.holgadigital.com/#next-holga-digital
Forum: Leica M240 aka Leica M10, M-P, M60 06-17-2016
Replies: 266
Views: 11,267
Posted By jsrockit
My god, that looks great... jealous. :)

My god, that looks great... jealous. :)
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 06-17-2016
Replies: 20
Views: 1,147
Posted By jsrockit
Looks great!

Looks great!
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 06-16-2016
Replies: 105
Views: 6,672
Posted By jsrockit
It won't be a mainstream camera... M mount...

It won't be a mainstream camera... M mount cameras generally aren't.
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 06-16-2016
Replies: 20
Views: 1,147
Posted By jsrockit
I wonder what Jerome ended up getting...

I wonder what Jerome ended up getting...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 06-16-2016
Replies: 105
Views: 6,672
Posted By jsrockit
Thanks for the info... diminishes the rumor a bit.

Thanks for the info... diminishes the rumor a bit.
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 06-16-2016
Replies: 105
Views: 6,672
Posted By jsrockit
I highly doubt it'll be Voigtlander or Epson......

I highly doubt it'll be Voigtlander or Epson... we would have heard something else by now I would think. Plus, the unique shape thing wouldn't make sense for them.
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 06-16-2016
Replies: 105
Views: 6,672
Posted By jsrockit
I was thinking http://konost.com/ at first, but...

I was thinking http://konost.com/ at first, but it's not supposed to have a CCD.
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 06-16-2016
Replies: 105
Views: 6,672
Posted By jsrockit
Photo Rumors: new M mount camera with CCD sensor to be announced soon

Hmmm....

http://photorumors.com/2016/06/16/rumors-new-m-mount-camera-with-ccd-sensor-to-be-announced-soon/
Forum: Leica M240 aka Leica M10, M-P, M60 06-15-2016
Replies: 266
Views: 11,267
Posted By jsrockit
Yeah, I get what you mean, but once you get over...

Yeah, I get what you mean, but once you get over the fact that it doesn't feel like or look like Nikon film cameras, it is still the closest a DSLR has come to being like a pre-F4 type of camera. ...
Forum: Leica M240 aka Leica M10, M-P, M60 06-15-2016
Replies: 266
Views: 11,267
Posted By jsrockit
Well of course... I can say the same thing about...

Well of course... I can say the same thing about 99.9% of cameras that are out there. But for all of the flack the Df gets, it's actually a pretty nice camera. But then again, so is the M-D.
Forum: Leica M240 aka Leica M10, M-P, M60 06-15-2016
Replies: 266
Views: 11,267
Posted By jsrockit
There is nothing wrong with the Df.

There is nothing wrong with the Df.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 06-15-2016
Replies: 204
Views: 30,105
Posted By jsrockit
Been using the 50mm 1.8G SE on my DF... and I...

Been using the 50mm 1.8G SE on my DF... and I have to say that I really enjoy it!
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 06-15-2016
Replies: 392
Views: 26,658
Posted By jsrockit
Haha, yeah...they will just make more profit...

Haha, yeah...they will just make more profit though because they aren't going to half the price.
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 06-14-2016
Replies: 1,943
Views: 237,530
Posted By jsrockit
I never look at all of the books in one...

I never look at all of the books in one sitting...max 1 to 2 volumes. As with everything Eggleston, there will be ones you love and other that you have to ignore.
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 06-13-2016
Replies: 42
Views: 3,281
Posted By jsrockit
Me too... or a 50mm Leica Q

Me too... or a 50mm Leica Q
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 06-13-2016
Replies: 42
Views: 3,281
Posted By jsrockit
I like the lens...except for at night with bright...

I like the lens...except for at night with bright artificial light sources.
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 06-13-2016
Replies: 42
Views: 3,281
Posted By jsrockit
They really need to improve the lens on this...

They really need to improve the lens on this camera though...
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 06-13-2016
Replies: 1,943
Views: 237,530
Posted By jsrockit
Yep, you answered your own question. You are the...

Yep, you answered your own question. You are the perfect buyer then.
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 06-13-2016
Replies: 1,943
Views: 237,530
Posted By jsrockit
Haha, agreed. And I never got my hands on the...

Haha, agreed. And I never got my hands on the original Los Alamos...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 06-13-2016
Replies: 8
Views: 708
Posted By jsrockit
Wrinkled curtains are normal at this point... and...

Wrinkled curtains are normal at this point... and still work fine in my experience.
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 06-13-2016
Replies: 1,943
Views: 237,530
Posted By jsrockit
This one... or the...

This one... or the Guide...

https://www.amazon.com/William-Eggleston-Hasselblad-Award-1998/dp/3908247985
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 06-13-2016
Replies: 16
Views: 1,115
Posted By jsrockit
Very cool...

Very cool...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-10-2016
Replies: 3
Ali
Views: 422
Posted By jsrockit
Any idea who made that photo?

Any idea who made that photo?
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 06-10-2016
Replies: 34
Views: 1,770
Posted By jsrockit
Minutiae when it comes down to most practical...

Minutiae when it comes down to most practical photography though...
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 06-10-2016
Replies: 1,943
Views: 237,530
Posted By jsrockit
Thanks for the tip on the App version.

Thanks for the tip on the App version.
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 06-10-2016
Replies: 1,943
Views: 237,530
Posted By jsrockit
It's pretty well done, but typical for his box...

It's pretty well done, but typical for his box sets... meaning they could've edited down more. I wouldn't pay full price for it... it's still pretty good if you are really into Eggleston (I guess I...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 06-10-2016
Replies: 1
Views: 348
Posted By jsrockit
Some nice ones in there...

Some nice ones in there...
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 06-09-2016
Replies: 34
Views: 1,770
Posted By jsrockit
Adam... no brainer? That's a little much. :)

Adam... no brainer? That's a little much. :)
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 06-09-2016
Replies: 8
Views: 708
Posted By jsrockit
Maybe...

Maybe MAP?

https://www.mapcamera.com/html/worldguide/english_page.html

Seriously one of the coolest camera stores I've ever been in.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 06-08-2016
Replies: 25
Views: 1,176
Posted By jsrockit
Did anyone report it as fake?

Did anyone report it as fake?
Forum: Leica M240 aka Leica M10, M-P, M60 06-08-2016
Replies: 266
Views: 11,267
Posted By jsrockit
Vince, that's Beautiful ...

Vince, that's Beautiful ...
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 06-08-2016
Replies: 4
Views: 464
Posted By jsrockit
And back to those who do care about the bags in...

And back to those who do care about the bags in the OP... :D :rolleyes:
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-08-2016
Replies: 56
Views: 3,030
Posted By jsrockit
This... 2. By subjective qualities - What ones...

This... 2. By subjective qualities - What ones do want to keep because it'll make you feel you lost something that works well for your style of photography.
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 06-08-2016
Replies: 13
Views: 698
Posted By jsrockit
35mm equivalent in my opinion...and a fast one

35mm equivalent in my opinion...and a fast one
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 06-07-2016
Replies: 34
Views: 1,770
Posted By jsrockit
I think it's the smarter lens for the X-E2 due to...

I think it's the smarter lens for the X-E2 due to size. The 1.4 always seemed large on everything but the X-Pro series.
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 06-07-2016
Replies: 34
Views: 1,770
Posted By jsrockit
This is one of those times when you cannot go...

This is one of those times when you cannot go wrong. It's more of a faster AF / WR vs. faster aperture battle really. Both are great, both are great price points, etc.
Forum: Fuji X-Pro Series 06-07-2016
Replies: 9
Views: 705
Posted By jsrockit
Found this info... its regarding contrast...

Found this info... its regarding contrast detect... but not phase.

http://fujifilm-x.com/de/x-stories/is-the-x-pro2-af-faster/
Forum: Fuji X-Pro Series 06-07-2016
Replies: 9
Views: 705
Posted By jsrockit
However, I think the X-Pro1 has had a fireware...

However, I think the X-Pro1 has had a fireware upgrade or two that I didn't try.
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 06-07-2016
Replies: 10
Views: 872
Posted By jsrockit
I'd like to own the ones by: Jacob Aue...

I'd like to own the ones by:

Jacob Aue Sobol
Bruce Gilden
Jonas Bendiksen

I usually buy, but this is wrong timing for me this time...
Forum: Fuji X-Pro Series 06-07-2016
Replies: 9
Views: 705
Posted By jsrockit
I can definitely see a difference in focusing...

I can definitely see a difference in focusing speed between the X-Pro1 and X-Pro2 with the 27mm.
Forum: Fuji X-Pro Series 06-07-2016
Replies: 9
Views: 705
Posted By jsrockit
The X-Pro2 focuses down to -3EV... so that is a...

The X-Pro2 focuses down to -3EV... so that is a huge improvement. It is faster with all lenses... However, I don't know what your expectations are? What are you expecting to do with the camera?
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-07-2016
Replies: 19
Views: 778
Posted By jsrockit
When using anything between 35-50mm, you can get...

When using anything between 35-50mm, you can get bored. It's no big deal. Use something else. If you don't like 40mm right now, then you might later. Differences between APSC / FF doesn't bother...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 06-07-2016
Replies: 10
Views: 872
Posted By jsrockit
The actual paper size is square. Like 6"...

The actual paper size is square. Like 6" square.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-07-2016
Replies: 165
Views: 31,694
Posted By jsrockit
Someone dug this thread up just to answer the...

Someone dug this thread up just to answer the poll? ;)
Forum: Large Format Film RF 06-07-2016
Replies: 41
Views: 1,596
Posted By jsrockit
Nothing wrong with that...

Nothing wrong with that...
Forum: Digital Compacts 06-07-2016
Replies: 14
Views: 738
Posted By jsrockit
Use what you have until you can get a X100T. ...

Use what you have until you can get a X100T. That is the best decision for you.
Forum: Leica M240 aka Leica M10, M-P, M60 06-06-2016
Replies: 83
Views: 3,611
Posted By jsrockit
I do... I'm not ashamed to be into photography. ...

I do... I'm not ashamed to be into photography. :p
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 06-06-2016
Replies: 139
Views: 4,709
Posted By jsrockit
A 50mm Leica Q would make me be able to get rid...

A 50mm Leica Q would make me be able to get rid of a lot of gear.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 06-06-2016
Replies: 15
Views: 869
Posted By jsrockit
The problem with these old lenses is never IQ...

The problem with these old lenses is never IQ related. They are all pretty good. However, where a lot of them suffer is ergonomics / haptics wise. Long focus throws, stiff focus mechanisms,...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 06-06-2016
Replies: 38
Views: 1,880
Posted By jsrockit
Yeah, let's not forget that this was very early...

Yeah, let's not forget that this was very early in photography's history, he was very young when he made some of the photos, I can't think of anyone who photographed what he photographed before him,...
Forum: Leica M240 aka Leica M10, M-P, M60 06-06-2016
Replies: 83
Views: 3,611
Posted By jsrockit
I find most cameras react better to turning on...

I find most cameras react better to turning on than coming out of sleep mode. This wouldn't bother me.
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-03-2016
Replies: 32
Views: 1,362
Posted By jsrockit
I shoot both, but consider myself a color...

I shoot both, but consider myself a color photographer.
Forum: Fuji X News / General Discussion 06-03-2016
Replies: 3
Views: 529
Posted By jsrockit
I've had good luck with...

I've had good luck with these:

http://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/product/880220-REG/watson_b_2109_np_w126_battery_pack_for.html
Forum: Leica M240 aka Leica M10, M-P, M60 06-01-2016
Replies: 62
Views: 2,830
Posted By jsrockit
True, but blown highlights on film aren't as ugly...

True, but blown highlights on film aren't as ugly as on digital... generally speaking.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-01-2016
Replies: 83
Views: 2,588
Posted By jsrockit
Not my experience at all. Did you purchase...

Not my experience at all. Did you purchase functioning cameras?
Forum: Lomo / Diana / Holga / Pinhole / Polaroids 06-01-2016
Replies: 4
Views: 447
Posted By jsrockit
I understand...believe me. And these things do...

I understand...believe me. And these things do seem to sell.
Forum: Leica M240 aka Leica M10, M-P, M60 06-01-2016
Replies: 62
Views: 2,830
Posted By jsrockit
With digital, I expose for the highlights and...

With digital, I expose for the highlights and then stop down even more (manually or exp comp)... then I recover the shadows in post. The M262's sensor may not allow for as much recovery as other...
Forum: Lomo / Diana / Holga / Pinhole / Polaroids 06-01-2016
Replies: 4
Views: 447
Posted By jsrockit
A lot of gimmick lenses coming out these days...

A lot of gimmick lenses coming out these days...
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 05-31-2016
Replies: 42
Views: 3,281
Posted By jsrockit
After falling back in love with the X100T, I'm...

After falling back in love with the X100T, I'm excited to see what is next for this camera. I'm thinking it'll be the same camera with X-Pro2 like upgrades.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-31-2016
Replies: 87
Views: 3,916
Posted By jsrockit
Df sensor equals D4 sensor.

Df sensor equals D4 sensor.
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-31-2016
Replies: 100
Views: 4,332
Posted By jsrockit
Right now: Nikon Df Fujifilm X-Pro2 Fujifilm...

Right now:

Nikon Df
Fujifilm X-Pro2
Fujifilm X100T
Forum: Leica M240 aka Leica M10, M-P, M60 05-31-2016
Replies: 14
Views: 884
Posted By jsrockit
Yes, I would make the sale. The Leica will be...

Yes, I would make the sale. The Leica will be more fun to use.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 05-31-2016
Replies: 29
Views: 1,718
Posted By jsrockit
Wow, a lot of hurt feelings in this thread ...

Wow, a lot of hurt feelings in this thread ...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-31-2016
Replies: 83
Views: 2,588
Posted By jsrockit
Leica M3 with a collapsible 50mm Summicron or...

Leica M3 with a collapsible 50mm Summicron or 50mm Elmar 2.8 will be around $1000 or so.
Forum: Fuji X-Pro Series 05-27-2016
Replies: 27
Views: 2,556
Posted By jsrockit
Agreed... and I don't even miss FF.

Agreed... and I don't even miss FF.
Forum: Fuji X-Pro Series 05-27-2016
Replies: 27
Views: 2,556
Posted By jsrockit
For me...it is easy. If you want to use Leica...

For me...it is easy. If you want to use Leica lenses, buy a Leica. If want to use AF Fujifilm lenses, buy the Fuji. Another thought is that if you buy used, you can probably swing a M240 and the...
Forum: Fuji X News / General Discussion 05-27-2016
Replies: 16
Views: 1,497
Posted By jsrockit
$299 is a great deal... anyone who wants this...

$299 is a great deal... anyone who wants this lens should get it now. It is the best overall Fuji prime IMO.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-26-2016
Replies: 87
Views: 3,916
Posted By jsrockit
Honestly, I have two Nikon batteries, but I never...

Honestly, I have two Nikon batteries, but I never even use the second one because the first one lasts for more than a whole day.
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-26-2016
Replies: 6,551
Views: 547,962
Posted By jsrockit
Fujifilm X100T

Fujifilm X100T
Forum: Leica M240 aka Leica M10, M-P, M60 05-26-2016
Replies: 61
Views: 16,478
Posted By jsrockit
Yeah, I'd have to agree with that. The M is not...

Yeah, I'd have to agree with that. The M is not the model for Leica's newest innovations.
Forum: Leica M240 aka Leica M10, M-P, M60 05-26-2016
Replies: 61
Views: 16,478
Posted By jsrockit
Come on man, be nice. You buy a lot of cameras...

Come on man, be nice. You buy a lot of cameras that you don't need as well.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-26-2016
Replies: 45
Views: 2,627
Posted By jsrockit
Not normal...

Not normal...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 05-25-2016
Replies: 392
Views: 26,658
Posted By jsrockit
And I said that in the statement you quoted.

And I said that in the statement you quoted.
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-25-2016
Replies: 39
Views: 2,604
Posted By jsrockit
Wonderful!

Wonderful!
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 05-25-2016
Replies: 392
Views: 26,658
Posted By jsrockit
I agree with you somewhat but can't price be...

I agree with you somewhat but can't price be alienating? Alienating can mean that Leica's prices are not friendly to the average photographer. Now, I would argue that they always have been... but...
Forum: Nikon Historical Society 05-25-2016
Replies: 68
Views: 3,734
Posted By jsrockit
and it is...

and it is...
Forum: Digital Compacts 05-24-2016
Replies: 4
Views: 370
Posted By jsrockit
Nope, never been any issue for me.

Nope, never been any issue for me.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-24-2016
Replies: 87
Views: 3,916
Posted By jsrockit
You tell em Roger!

You tell em Roger!
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-24-2016
Replies: 39
Views: 2,604
Posted By jsrockit
Nice combo!

Nice combo!
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 05-20-2016
Replies: 43
Views: 1,929
Posted By jsrockit
I guess I'm thinking it will be made in small...

I guess I'm thinking it will be made in small quantities, it will be M mount, and it will be new... and Leica doesn't make any cheap lenses. The cheapest new and in production lens that they sell is...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 05-19-2016
Replies: 43
Views: 1,929
Posted By jsrockit
I can't see this being cheap... I just can't.

I can't see this being cheap... I just can't.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 05-19-2016
Replies: 43
Views: 1,929
Posted By jsrockit
Now they just need to make a digital If to go...

Now they just need to make a digital If to go along with it...

http://www.iscanmanuals.com/ebay/opticxchange/02022015pic1000.jpg

* I know it's not a Summaron.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 05-19-2016
Replies: 43
Views: 1,929
Posted By jsrockit
Let's try to guess on price... I'm thinking $2,000

Let's try to guess on price... I'm thinking $2,000
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 05-19-2016
Replies: 43
Views: 1,929
Posted By jsrockit
Landscape photographers or zone focusing street...

Landscape photographers or zone focusing street photographers?

I'm with you though...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 05-19-2016
Replies: 43
Views: 1,929
Posted By jsrockit
New Leica Summaron-M 28mm f/5.6 lens?

Haven't seen this posted here:

http://leicarumors.com/2016/05/15/more-info-on-the-upcoming-leica-summaron-m-28mm-f5-6-lens.aspx/

Strange if true.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 05-19-2016
Replies: 22
Views: 1,291
Posted By jsrockit
50mm Planar ZM 50mm Summarit 2.5 50mm Nokton 1.5...

50mm Planar ZM
50mm Summarit 2.5
50mm Nokton 1.5 M mount
Forum: Leica Q / T / X Series 05-19-2016
Replies: 51
Views: 4,857
Posted By jsrockit
It's too bad that Leica couldn't have used a more...

It's too bad that Leica couldn't have used a more standard CMOS sensor.
Forum: Fuji X-A, X-E, X-M, X-T Series 05-18-2016
Replies: 22
Views: 696
Posted By jsrockit
Well, me too... probably going to buy it again. ...

Well, me too... probably going to buy it again. :o
Forum: Fuji X-A, X-E, X-M, X-T Series 05-18-2016
Replies: 22
Views: 696
Posted By jsrockit
X100s? ....

X100s? ....
Forum: Fuji X-A, X-E, X-M, X-T Series 05-18-2016
Replies: 22
Views: 696
Posted By jsrockit
Perhaps something completely different would be...

Perhaps something completely different would be fun?

Ricoh GR or Fuji X70
Forum: Fuji X-A, X-E, X-M, X-T Series 05-18-2016
Replies: 22
Views: 696
Posted By jsrockit
I can't imagine it's worth it Joe.

I can't imagine it's worth it Joe.
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-17-2016
Replies: 30
Views: 1,244
Posted By jsrockit
Very cool thread... keep them coming!

Very cool thread... keep them coming!
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 05-16-2016
Replies: 27
Views: 1,336
Posted By jsrockit
I think it's easy to jump to conclusions about...

I think it's easy to jump to conclusions about someone's intention in Photography. If you don't like the work, then it's even easier to pick it apart. However, it seems equally as easy to jump to...
Forum: Leica M240 aka Leica M10, M-P, M60 05-16-2016
Replies: 266
Views: 11,267
Posted By jsrockit
Do it! :D:D:D

Do it! :D:D:D
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 05-16-2016
Replies: 52
Views: 2,483
Posted By jsrockit
I've left Leica behind for now. The cameras...

I've left Leica behind for now. The cameras don't match how I currently photograph. However, I still think they make a hell of a camera. Excited for the possibility of a Leica Q with a 50mm lens.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 05-13-2016
Replies: 40
Views: 1,781
Posted By jsrockit
Do they currently offer the regular SL in this...

Do they currently offer the regular SL in this offer?
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 05-13-2016
Replies: 40
Views: 1,781
Posted By jsrockit
I know where you guys are coming from, but I...

I know where you guys are coming from, but I wouldn't trust Leica to give this offer infinitely.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 05-13-2016
Replies: 40
Views: 1,781
Posted By jsrockit
But look at the posts towards the end of this......

But look at the posts towards the end of this... the sensors don;t seem to be in great supply. If you like the camera that much, I'd get on a list. If not, then there is always upgrading to a CMOS...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 05-13-2016
Replies: 40
Views: 1,781
Posted By jsrockit
You might want to look into that pretty soon Cal....

You might want to look into that pretty soon Cal. At least get on a list.
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