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Forum: RFF News 9 Hours Ago
Replies: 66
Views: 1,579
Posted By CameraQuest
I think you have the dates way off. Winter...

I think you have the dates way off. Winter 2015?

See this thread in October of 2010 - which sounds a lot like sensor corrosion.

Spots on my M9 sensor that aren't dust or oil. ....
Forum: RFF News 12 Hours Ago
Replies: 66
Views: 1,579
Posted By CameraQuest
Anyone know when the M9 sensor problems were...

Anyone know when the M9 sensor problems were first reported on forums?

Four plus years ago?

I'm very happy Leica finally has a M9 replacement sensor,
but it would seem this was not such a high...
Forum: Cosina Voigtlander Bessa 2 Days Ago
Replies: 18
Views: 1,504
Posted By CameraQuest
My 35/1.7's arrived today. The 35/1.7 M's look...

My 35/1.7's arrived today.

The 35/1.7 M's look very similar to the 50/1.5's M's - in chrome or black.
Standard hoods are included, vented hoods are optional.

Bundled with a premium B+W 007 Nano...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 1 Week Ago
Replies: 58
Views: 2,878
Posted By CameraQuest
Sherry is a truly excellent repair technician,...

Sherry is a truly excellent repair technician, providing generally great repairs and service.
That said there can be mis-steps, just like anyone else.
She has done excellent work for me, without...
Forum: CSC : Digital Compact System Cameras - 1 Week Ago
Replies: 43
Views: 1,432
Posted By CameraQuest
If true, its good to see Leica adding to their...

If true, its good to see Leica adding to their camera lineup.
Time will tell how it works out.

Stephen
Forum: RFF News 1 Week Ago
Replies: 76
Views: 4,370
Posted By CameraQuest
OK folks, What followup questions would you like...

OK folks,

What followup questions would you like directed to Leica's CEO?
The questions go in this week.

Stephen
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 1 Week Ago
Replies: 748
Views: 43,873
Posted By CameraQuest
On RFF the galleries are private in the sense...

On RFF the galleries are private in the sense only the owner of that gallery can post in that gallery.

Threads are not private - any member can post in any thread, regardless of any requests by the...
Forum: RFF News 1 Week Ago
Replies: 81
Views: 13,642
Posted By CameraQuest
Personally I use the Atomic Web browser. It...

Personally I use the Atomic Web browser.

It gives full RFF access, including the gallery and classifieds.

Stephen
Forum: RFF News 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 76
Views: 4,370
Posted By CameraQuest
Hey Naysayers, What is wrong with you...

Hey Naysayers,

What is wrong with you guys?

Which camera manufacturers have you been CEO of? Oh, right, none.
So you know nothing of the often conflicting demands and criteria that he has to...
Forum: RFF News 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 76
Views: 4,370
Posted By CameraQuest
OK People .. What followup questions would you...

OK People ..

What followup questions would you like to have?

Stephen
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 748
Views: 43,873
Posted By CameraQuest
I very much like both Ned and Helen, and their...

I very much like both Ned and Helen, and their photography.

I wish everyone could just get along with each other -
without rubbing each other the wrong way --
something easier said than done it...
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 748
Views: 43,873
Posted By CameraQuest
Polite? not so much. The part that Ned left...

Polite? not so much. The part that Ned left out is that he has been repeatedly warned. He was warned about trolling in the Summarit thread, only to return to that thread with more trolling. ...
Forum: RFF News 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 81
Views: 13,642
Posted By CameraQuest
8/16/15 We went thru some growing pains getting...

8/16/15

We went thru some growing pains getting tapatalk properly installed.

I thinks its working now.

Stephen
Forum: Nikon Historical Society -- hosted by Bob Rotoloni 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 544
Posted By CameraQuest
My tech was working in the Zeiss factory during...

My tech was working in the Zeiss factory during those early space efforts.

He suggested to management that Zeiss advertise its involvement in the US Space Program.

Management literally laughed at...
Forum: Digital Leica M8 / M8.2 / M9 / M-E /Mono / M10 aka "M" 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 30
Views: 2,605
Posted By CameraQuest
I should have said in the 1st post of this thread...

I should have said in the 1st post of this thread

"A Q type sensor reverse engineered to be a replacement sensor for M9 family bodies."

Oh well, so much for the correct wording.

It still...
Forum: Cosina Voigtlander Bessa 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 65
Views: 6,744
Posted By CameraQuest
New Voigtlander 35/1.7 Arriving the end of August...

New Voigtlander 35/1.7 Arriving the end of August $980

The new improved Voigtlander 35mm f/1.7 Aspheric Ultron Leica M mount lens is expected to start shipping from CameraQuest towards the end of...
Forum: Photography General Interest 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 15
Views: 785
Posted By CameraQuest
its almost certainly some sort of mini-portrait...

its almost certainly some sort of mini-portrait or multiple passport attachment.

which one doesn't really matter, as the resale value is likely not that much.

it could make for some nice...
Forum: Fuji X Interchangeable Lens Cameras 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 1
Views: 327
Posted By CameraQuest
Great X-PRO1 Deal with 27mm &35mm lenses!

B&H Deal as reported on Steve Huff's Site! (http://www.stevehuffphoto.com/2015/08/10/70390/)

Stephen
Forum: Cosina Voigtlander Bessa 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 18
Views: 1,504
Posted By CameraQuest
New Voigtlander 35/1.7 M Arrived the end of August $980

The new improved Voigtlander 35mm f/1.7 Aspheric Ultron Leica M mount lens arrived the end of August 2015 at CameraQuest. Now Shipping!

Bundled with a premium B+W 007 Nano Clear Filter and Next Day...
Forum: Digital Leica M8 / M8.2 / M9 / M-E /Mono / M10 aka "M" 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 85
Views: 2,990
Posted By CameraQuest
That is not my motivation at all. As a long time...

That is not my motivation at all.

As a long time Leica owner and enthusiast, I expect, want, and demand the best from Leica in all things Leica.

The problem for me is Leica's current practice of...
Forum: Digital Leica M8 / M8.2 / M9 / M-E /Mono / M10 aka "M" 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 85
Views: 2,990
Posted By CameraQuest
That may be the official story (I don't know),...

That may be the official story (I don't know), but I just don't believe that is the true reason.

Why?

Over half a century of M mount cameras prior to the M240 - appropriately named products by far...
Forum: Digital Leica M8 / M8.2 / M9 / M-E /Mono / M10 aka "M" 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 85
Views: 2,990
Posted By CameraQuest
As many of you know, I hate this new Leica naming...

As many of you know, I hate this new Leica naming scheme. I find it confusing, unnecessarily so.

So the bottom line question is why? Did Kaufman's Elfs just make a huge error, or was it something...
Forum: RFF News 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 1
Views: 337
Posted By CameraQuest
Epson to introduce EcoTank Printers

EcoTank printers with HUGE ink tanks

see http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2015-08-04/epson-is-about-to-solve-the-most-annoying-problem-with-inkjet-printers

goodbye to small ink cartridges ?
Forum: Zeiss Contax 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 531
Posted By CameraQuest
it works fine for a vintage look - have it...

it works fine for a vintage look - have it cleaned.
Tom A likes the lens.
Two versions - chrome and the much rarer black for the Contax I.

Stephen
Forum: Digital Leica M8 / M8.2 / M9 / M-E /Mono / M10 aka "M" 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 22
Views: 1,133
Posted By CameraQuest
this is not something for someone who is not used...

this is not something for someone who is not used to doing repairs.

I've seen too many lenses damaged by DIYS newbies.

While the part is no longer available from Cosina, just have your local...
Forum: Smartphone Cameras 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 12
Views: 640
Posted By CameraQuest
Forget Nikon vs Leica, now we have Smartphone Camera Wars

Mirror mirror on the wall,
who is the best Smartphone Camera of all...
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 07-29-2015
Replies: 137
Views: 12,338
Posted By CameraQuest
I was working in a portrait studio. I had never...

I was working in a portrait studio. I had never seen a Leica M body, but had heard what great cameras they were.

Someone walked in with a near Mint Leica M3 outfit: a 35/3.5 M Summaron with...
Forum: CSC : Digital Compact System Cameras - 07-29-2015
Replies: 63
Views: 2,200
Posted By CameraQuest
Sony VS Fuji Mirrorless Comparison

Sony and Fuji arguably lead the interchangeable lens "mirrorless" race - at least for the time being.

What do you see as the relative strengths and weaknesses of each system?

Where does each system...
Forum: Photo Software 07-28-2015
Replies: 43
Views: 1,943
Posted By CameraQuest
What are the advantages / disadvantages of your...

What are the advantages / disadvantages of your sofware compared to Lightroom ?

Stephen
Forum: Sony NEX / Full Frame Alpha non DSLR Cameras 07-27-2015
Replies: 18
Views: 1,440
Posted By CameraQuest
I'm really impressed with the initial reviews. ...

I'm really impressed with the initial reviews. With this sensor the Sony A7r II is going to challenge and or arguably surpass every other full frame digital camera - at least until other cameras...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 07-27-2015
Replies: 12
Views: 1,123
Posted By CameraQuest
The XK was one of the cameras made from the...

The XK was one of the cameras made from the collaboration of Leitz and Minolta.

A full 35mm pro system camera aimed squarely at Nikon and Canon at the time.

Fine lens line, interchangeable finders,...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 07-23-2015
Replies: 18
Views: 887
Posted By CameraQuest
Different photographers have widely different...

Different photographers have widely different views on this subject.

As a print buyer, I know I will pay more for a photographer printed image. Indeed that may make the difference whether or not I...
Forum: Zeiss Contax 07-20-2015
Replies: 21
Views: 1,084
Posted By CameraQuest
Is that a Nikon 35mm bright line finder? Nice...

Is that a Nikon 35mm bright line finder?
Nice shape?
Worth $200-300 by itself.

Stephen
Forum: RFF News 07-20-2015
Replies: 9
Views: 730
Posted By CameraQuest
I know the owner of the bird. This is...

I know the owner of the bird. This is real.

Stephen
Forum: RFF News 07-19-2015
Replies: 9
Views: 730
Posted By CameraQuest
Pearl was killed about May 20, I don't know the...

Pearl was killed about May 20, I don't know the exact date, in the general area of the old Paramount Movie Ranch (http://www.nps.gov/samo/planyourvisit/paramountranch.htm) in Agoura Hills California....
Forum: RFF News 07-19-2015
Replies: 9
Views: 730
Posted By CameraQuest
Fundraiser to Bring Killer of Rare Bird to Justice

https://3b4654a23db763dad1a7-2fd842bcb394925385603eee42799b3d.ssl.cf1.rackcdn.com/7dce47fa-5865-45bc-bcda-9c7fbf3e531f_profile.jpg

OK, this has nothing to do with photography, but everything to do...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 07-19-2015
Replies: 133
Views: 12,579
Posted By CameraQuest
Poll Added. When will see a production Konost...

Poll Added.

When will see a production Konost camera ?
Forum: Cosina Voigtlander Bessa 07-19-2015
Replies: 65
Views: 6,744
Posted By CameraQuest
The 35/1.7 is expected to ship in August. The...

The 35/1.7 is expected to ship in August.

The new optical design is optimized for digital sensors, for increased sharpness and decreased color shifts. SFAIK this design will also be outstanding...
Forum: Lomo / Diana / Holga / Pinhole / Polaroids 07-18-2015
Replies: 2
Views: 543
Posted By CameraQuest
Pinhole Photogs Share Their Prison

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-latin-america-33519936

nice images made in bad circumstances

do we really have so much to complain about when a lens does not meet our exalted expectations? Try...
Forum: RFF News 07-17-2015
Replies: 0
Views: 1,427
Posted By CameraQuest
Voigtlander Lens Sale

Voigtlander USA lenses with full USA warranty.
Don't be fooled by grey market lenses that require you to ship your lens out of the country for warranty service!

ALL sale lenses bundled with a...
Forum: RFF News 07-14-2015
Replies: 41
Views: 2,244
Posted By CameraQuest
Firefox Blocks Adobe Flash by Default

the bugs on flash just seem to be getting worse

http://www.bbc.com/news/technology-33520935
Forum: Cosina Voigtlander Bessa 07-12-2015
Replies: 4
Views: 428
Posted By CameraQuest
The Voigtlander Bessa 35mm camera series (all of...

The Voigtlander Bessa 35mm camera series (all of them) don't have a long enough effective rangefinder baselength to focus a 135/3.5 WIDE OPEN and CLOSE UP.

On the other hand, close it to f/8 close...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-10-2015
Replies: 22
Views: 1,960
Posted By CameraQuest
BBC: The photographers who refuse to abandon traditional film cameras

"Film photography was supposed to have been killed off by the digital era - but a committed band of enthusiasts refuse to abandon the traditional camera. Stephen Dowling finds out why for some, film...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 07-09-2015
Replies: 0
Views: 323
Posted By CameraQuest
LIFE photog reveals never-before-seen 1964 Beatles images

if you are a Beatles fan,
these are worth looking at
http://www.usatoday.com/story/life/people/2015/07/08/beatles-photographs/29861239/
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 07-05-2015
Replies: 133
Views: 12,579
Posted By CameraQuest
an interesting idea, but who knows if, when it...

an interesting idea,
but who knows if, when it will be produced.

Stephen
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 07-05-2015
Replies: 133
Views: 12,579
Posted By CameraQuest
old news...

old news

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=147526


Stephen
Forum: Digital Leica M8 / M8.2 / M9 / M-E /Mono / M10 aka "M" 07-01-2015
Replies: 30
Views: 2,605
Posted By CameraQuest
I started wondering about the exact specs of the...

I started wondering about the exact specs of the new M9 sensor because I found it extremely odd that the English version of the announcement did not specifically mention CCD as the new sensor type. ...
Forum: Digital Leica M8 / M8.2 / M9 / M-E /Mono / M10 aka "M" 07-01-2015
Replies: 30
Views: 2,605
Posted By CameraQuest
Suppose the M9 Replacement Sensor is the Q Sensor ..

Suppose the new replacement sensor for the M9 is the Q sensor ...

Why? A dependable new sensor supply. Most sensor manufacturers seem to have given up on CCD sensors.

Advantage? The old...
Forum: Digital Leica M8 / M8.2 / M9 / M-E /Mono / M10 aka "M" 06-30-2015
Replies: 171
Views: 14,590
Posted By CameraQuest
""Latest information on the CCD sensors of the...

""Latest information on the CCD sensors of the Leica M9 / M9-P / M Monochrom and M-E camera models"

Is the heading referring to the CCD sensors that will be replaced, new CCD sensors that are being...
Forum: Digital M Reported Problems - all Models 06-30-2015
Replies: 31
Views: 2,315
Posted By CameraQuest
""Latest information on the CCD sensors of the...

""Latest information on the CCD sensors of the Leica M9 / M9-P / M Monochrom and M-E camera models"

Is the heading referring to the CCD sensors that will be replaced, new CCD sensors that are being...
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