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Forum: Nikon RF 2 Hours Ago
Replies: 744
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Posted By jonmanjiro
http://nikonclassics-michalke.de/product_info.php?...

http://nikonclassics-michalke.de/product_info.php?language=en&gm_boosted_product=Nikon-AR-1-Softausl-ser&zubeh-r=Sonstiges&Nikon-AR-1-Softausl-ser_html=&products_id=409&
Forum: Nikon RF 2 Hours Ago
Replies: 744
Views: 140,682
Posted By jonmanjiro
4) Most F-mount lenses don't work with it. All...

4) Most F-mount lenses don't work with it. All F-mount lens mount on the CV F-S adapter ok, but if the lens protrudes much out the back of the adapter (i.e most wide angle lenses), the adapter/lens...
Forum: Cosina Voigtlander Bessa 3 Days Ago
Replies: 265
Views: 98,960
Posted By jonmanjiro
I've bought, tried, and sold a lot of Voigtlander...

I've bought, tried, and sold a lot of Voigtlander L and M mount lenses over the years, and my impression is that build and image quality control has definitely gotten better and more consistent in...
Forum: RFF News 3 Days Ago
Replies: 37
Views: 2,544
Posted By jonmanjiro
IIRC it (as in the Mamiya 7ii) was discontinued...

IIRC it (as in the Mamiya 7ii) was discontinued some time ago.
Forum: DIYS Forum 4 Days Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 250
Posted By jonmanjiro
For mine, I just used some cheap matt black spray...

For mine, I just used some cheap matt black spray paint purchased at Tokyu Hands (the branch just near Kawasaki Station actually). I first cleaned the adapter with alcohol to remove any oil etc. from...
Forum: RFF Polls 4 Days Ago
Replies: 74
Views: 1,974
Posted By jonmanjiro
201-500 (I just bought a̶n̶ ̶e̶x̶t̶r̶a̶ a bigger...

201-500 (I just bought a̶n̶ ̶e̶x̶t̶r̶a̶ a bigger fridge)

Edit: I thought I had about 470 rolls, but a quick check of my records showed that I actually have 533 rolls, most of which is Neopan 400...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 5 Days Ago
Replies: 31
Views: 1,089
Posted By jonmanjiro
Hi Nicolas, I exposed the Neopan 1600 @ ISO 1000...

Hi Nicolas, I exposed the Neopan 1600 @ ISO 1000 and the Delta 3200 @ ISO1600. Not too far off your exposure ratings ;)

Perhaps my grainy results with Delta 3200 reflect the fact that I used...
Forum: Zeiss Ikon ZM 6 Days Ago
Replies: 36
Views: 3,234
Posted By jonmanjiro
... and I still have that ZI to this day. The...

... and I still have that ZI to this day. The first thing I did when it came home was remove the original covering and replace it with super grippy Griptac. The Griptac makes holding the camera so...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 6 Days Ago
Replies: 31
Views: 1,089
Posted By jonmanjiro
Sarajevo on Neopan 1600 (oh how I miss that film...

Sarajevo on Neopan 1600 (oh how I miss that film now that its gone...)

https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8007/7218125958_be3a84fbb8_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/bZQMny)Sarajevo (https://flic.kr/p/bZQMny)...
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 66
Views: 2,073
Posted By jonmanjiro
I haven't owned a TV for about 10 years and don't...

I haven't owned a TV for about 10 years and don't miss it in the slightest. Its quite an easy achievement though, considering that most programs on Japanese TV are so incredibly bad.

As for the...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 429
Posted By jonmanjiro
Thanks for the confirmation on the batch scanning...

Thanks for the confirmation on the batch scanning with Vuescan, Gabor. I agree that Nikon Scan does a pretty good job generally, so now that I have ICE figured out I will stick with it rather than...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 429
Posted By jonmanjiro
That didn't work for me, unfortunately.

That didn't work for me, unfortunately.
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 429
Posted By jonmanjiro
Well, after some more testing I confirmed that...

Well, after some more testing I confirmed that the multi-cores are not the cause of the problem.

I did manage to figure out a workaround anyway.

I first do a preview scan with ICE turned on, then...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount Copies 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 473
Posted By jonmanjiro
Hey Dirk, that thread was deleted by the OP,...

Hey Dirk, that thread was deleted by the OP, "LeicaTom". When the OP deletes their initial post, the whole thread gets deleted along with it. I don't know what his reasons for deleting it were.
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 429
Posted By jonmanjiro
Hi Fernando, I did actually install and try...

Hi Fernando, I did actually install and try Vuescan but did indeed find the user interface difficult. I also could not figure out how to do batch scans, which is something I'd want to be able to do...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 429
Posted By jonmanjiro
So after some googling I found a comment on a...

So after some googling I found a comment on a Japanese blog that my problem might be caused by the Nikon Scan 4.0.3 software not working well with the multi-core CPUs in my two Windows 7...
Forum: Nikon RF 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 518
Posted By jonmanjiro
FWIW I remember a friend telling about how he...

FWIW I remember a friend telling about how he installed a slow speed governor from a Nikon F2 into a Nikon S and was surprised that it fitted and worked without any modifications. That leads me to...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 203
Views: 28,441
Posted By jonmanjiro
A few shot on Natura...

A few shot on Natura 1600

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3901/14789363221_4d345c9140_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/owTmr4)lanterns (https://flic.kr/p/owTmr4) by jonmanjiro...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 429
Posted By jonmanjiro
Nikon Scan/Windows 7 - ICE not working...

I've used Nikon Scan with a Coolscan V then Coolscan 5000 for about 10 years on a notebook computer installed with Windows XP with very satisfactory results. But that computer is getting long in the...
Forum: Forum HELP ! 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 513
Posted By jonmanjiro
There is, but its a bit convoluted. See this...

There is, but its a bit convoluted. See this thread (http://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=132558) (in particular post 4 by me) for details.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 07-29-2014
Replies: 28
Views: 1,634
Posted By jonmanjiro
Thanks for the reminder about the Leica Kyoto...

Thanks for the reminder about the Leica Kyoto store, Sug! I'm visiting Kyoto in October, and just added dropping by the store for a peek to my list of things to do!
Forum: Micl Photo Acc / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 07-25-2014
Replies: 14
Views: 765
Posted By jonmanjiro
That's not so bad. You get two for that price!

That's not so bad. You get two for that price!
Forum: RFF News 07-24-2014
Replies: 246
Views: 47,655
Posted By jonmanjiro
This Aussie living in Japan doesn't count? :eek:

This Aussie living in Japan doesn't count? :eek:
Forum: Micl Photo Acc / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 07-23-2014
Replies: 14
Views: 765
Posted By jonmanjiro
Etsumi? http://www.etsumi.co.jp/html/products/det...

Etsumi?

http://www.etsumi.co.jp/html/products/detail.php?product_id=880
Forum: Micl Photo Acc / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 07-22-2014
Replies: 14
Views: 765
Posted By jonmanjiro
2000 yen @...

2000 yen @ Lemonsha

http://www.lemonsha.com/category/899.html
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-22-2014
Replies: 108
Views: 5,939
Posted By jonmanjiro
In Japan, summer means festivals. Here's a few...

In Japan, summer means festivals. Here's a few from the bon odori dancing festival held at Kawasaki Daishi last Sunday. The event didn't go quite according to plan, but was fun nonetheless.

The...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-21-2014
Replies: 203
Views: 28,441
Posted By jonmanjiro
Here's some shots of the Obon dancing at Kawasaki...

Here's some shots of the Obon dancing at Kawasaki Daishi temple a few days ago, taken on Natura 1600 using Summilux FLE/Leica MP. The dancers danced until it started pouring down with rain and then a...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 07-20-2014
Replies: 32
Views: 1,175
Posted By jonmanjiro
Matsui store does not have a website or a...

Matsui store does not have a website or a physical store in Japan, no local presence at all as far as I can tell, just a Japanese guy selling on ebay (http://stores.ebay.com/Matsuiyastore). But don't...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-17-2014
Replies: 79
Views: 3,369
Posted By jonmanjiro
Another "If you need the cash, sell 'em both!"...

Another "If you need the cash, sell 'em both!" here. They're just toys. If you must have a film camera, as others have already stated there are far cheaper options.
Forum: Provide your Feedback 06-24-2014
Replies: 40
Views: 1,521
Posted By jonmanjiro
It seems that the Classifieds settings have been...

It seems that the Classifieds settings have been changed. So when you send a message by selecting "Contact Seller" in an ad, you're actually sending an email instead of a PM. The PM system itself...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-20-2014
Replies: 15
Views: 891
Posted By jonmanjiro
With standard film (as apposed to bulk loaded...

With standard film (as apposed to bulk loaded film) I consistently get 39 frames with my MP and 40 frames with my Rollei 35, but I've never managed 41 frames. Something sounds amiss there...



If...
Forum: Nikon Historical Society -- hosted by Bob Rotoloni 06-18-2014
Replies: 7
Views: 590
Posted By jonmanjiro
The final series of LTM lenses fall within the...

The final series of LTM lenses fall within the s/n range No.396301 to No.404612, so your lens falls right in that range.

The lens glass looks a bit opaque in the photo. Is there haze in there?
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 06-16-2014
Replies: 544
Views: 71,185
Posted By jonmanjiro
Klasse...

Klasse S
https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2917/14249095870_e0fe877c67_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/nH9kLJ)
Yurakucho 有楽町 (https://flic.kr/p/nH9kLJ) by jonmanjiro (https://www.flickr.com/people//), on Flickr
Forum: Forum HELP ! 06-15-2014
Replies: 26
Views: 1,347
Posted By jonmanjiro
If this poll...

If this poll (http://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=142949) is anything to go by, the main camp by far would prefer a default image display size of 800 pixels wide or 1024 pixels...
Forum: Scale Focus 35's 06-15-2014
Replies: 12
Views: 974
Posted By jonmanjiro
Ok, now that I think about it, I think I got the...

Ok, now that I think about it, I think I got the lens in the Contax T2 confused with the Sonnar 40/2.8 LTM lens that was released for the Rollei 35 RF (basically a Bessa R2 in Rollei livery). The...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-15-2014
Replies: 2,183
Views: 187,082
Posted By jonmanjiro
https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3897/14241118028_fd...

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3897/14241118028_fdcdd5e26a_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/nGrseJ)
Shinjuku 新宿 (https://flic.kr/p/nGrseJ) by jonmanjiro (https://www.flickr.com/people//), on Flickr
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 06-15-2014
Replies: 1,660
Views: 160,713
Posted By jonmanjiro
https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3897/14241118028_fd...

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3897/14241118028_fdcdd5e26a_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/nGrseJ)Shinjuku 新宿 (https://flic.kr/p/nGrseJ) by jonmanjiro (https://www.flickr.com/people//), on Flickr
Forum: Scale Focus 35's 06-14-2014
Replies: 12
Views: 974
Posted By jonmanjiro
Isn't it the exact same lens? My understanding...

Isn't it the exact same lens? My understanding has always been that the Rollei 35S lens was so good it was used in the Contax T2.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 06-14-2014
Replies: 304
Views: 19,203
Posted By jonmanjiro
These guys were walking in lockstep while...

These guys were walking in lockstep while checking their phones and didn't even notice me take their photo!

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3857/14416382131_7bd34f51d4_b.jpg...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-14-2014
Replies: 1,171
Views: 196,361
Posted By jonmanjiro
A few shots from Shanghai taken with a Summicron...

A few shots from Shanghai taken with a Summicron ASPH

https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2916/14439913733_974b508a32_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/o11kgT)
Shanghai 上海 (https://flic.kr/p/o11kgT) by jonmanjiro...
Forum: RFF Polls 06-13-2014
Replies: 59
Views: 2,385
Posted By jonmanjiro
What in-thread max. image size do you want?

Images are currently automatically downsized and displayed in threads at 500 pixels wide. It's possible to click on a photo to display its original size, but I'd personally like to see a larger...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-12-2014
Replies: 1,171
Views: 196,361
Posted By jonmanjiro
Cheers Helen :) Here's a few more shots from...

Cheers Helen :)

Here's a few more shots from Xian, again taken with a Summicron ASPH.

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3876/14409086505_a310be5ff9_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/nXhkpX)
Xian 西安...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 06-11-2014
Replies: 9
Views: 566
Posted By jonmanjiro
Wow, not cheap. I only paid about $45 for a CLA...

Wow, not cheap. I only paid about $45 for a CLA at Nikon Japan on a Nikkor Ai-S 50/1.4 with aperture blades so oily they were stuck. That's why I suggested Nikon Australia. If their prices are in...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-11-2014
Replies: 1,171
Views: 196,361
Posted By jonmanjiro
A few shots taken at the Grand Mosque in Xian,...

A few shots taken at the Grand Mosque in Xian, China
Summicron 35mm ASPH

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3850/14216413120_4f568c9b6a_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/nEfQk3)
Xian 西安...
Forum: Forum HELP ! 06-11-2014
Replies: 26
Views: 1,347
Posted By jonmanjiro
Its 500 at the moment. Too small IMO.

Its 500 at the moment. Too small IMO.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 06-11-2014
Replies: 9
Views: 566
Posted By jonmanjiro
If it was me, I'd contact Nikon Australia and see...

If it was me, I'd contact Nikon Australia and see what they can do. I know Nikon in Japan still services Ai-S lenses (prices are very reasonable too) and I expect Nikon Australia can as...
Forum: DIYS Forum 06-11-2014
Replies: 28
Views: 1,343
Posted By jonmanjiro
The other member who experienced the same problem...

The other member who experienced the same problem has a chrome Nokton 35/1.2 as well. Maybe the problem is due to the extra weight of the chrome version compared to the black...
Forum: DIYS Forum 06-10-2014
Replies: 28
Views: 1,343
Posted By jonmanjiro
Another member here had that exact same problem...

Another member here had that exact same problem with his Nokton 35/1.2. His lens repair guy used the screws from an old Minolta lens (no idea which one) to repair the lens for about a 1/3 of the...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 06-10-2014
Replies: 544
Views: 71,185
Posted By jonmanjiro
Klasse...

Klasse S
https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2925/14390854944_2c3c1e2591_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/nVETNG)Shinjuku (https://flic.kr/p/nVETNG) by jonmanjiro (https://www.flickr.com/people//), on Flickr
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 06-10-2014
Replies: 41
Views: 2,653
Posted By jonmanjiro
The pancake version has a very short focus throw,...

The pancake version has a very short focus throw, but only focuses down to 0.90m instead of 0.70m like the classic version.
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