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Forum: SLRs - the unRF 1 Day Ago
Replies: 40
Views: 1,035
Posted By CameraQuest
yes indeed, I can see it now "Lika...

yes indeed, I can see it now

"Lika Zenit?"
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 1 Day Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 474
Posted By CameraQuest
in prototype only, never commercially...

in prototype only,
never commercially sold

There were lots of 35mm prototypes, and probably more yet to be discovered.

Personally the only early 35mm cameras that interest me are the ones that...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 1 Day Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 474
Posted By CameraQuest
ah yes, the common Leica legend marketing...

ah yes, the common Leica legend marketing myth

“This was the world’s first 35mm camera that went into production,” Tamarkin said."

Not true. The first commercially sold 24x36 35mm still camera was...
Forum: Nikon RF 1 Week Ago
Replies: 15
Views: 423
Posted By CameraQuest
I don't see the point of the conversion. An...

I don't see the point of the conversion.

An amedeo adapter effectively gives you an M mount Nikkor lens,
while at the same time allowing the lens to be used on Nikon RFs.

Stephen
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 1 Week Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 521
Posted By CameraQuest
in my experience its worth what any other Leica...

in my experience its worth what any other Leica II is worth. Very few are willing to pay a premium for an "upgraded" Leica camera - in most instances the upgrade reduces value.

Not sure what your...
Forum: Photography General Interest 1 Week Ago
Replies: 92
Views: 2,447
Posted By CameraQuest
I want to get rich too. I'm considering charging...

I want to get rich too.

I'm considering charging $1 per month to members who want to complain.

Stephen
Forum: Lomo / Diana / Holga / Pinhole / Polaroids 1 Week Ago
Replies: 12
Views: 1,148
Posted By CameraQuest
People talk about a J3 like they are a known...

People talk about a J3 like they are a known consistent quality. J3's are anything but. Notoriously inconsistent in quality and workmanship not only in their decades of production but even in the...
Forum: Lomo / Diana / Holga / Pinhole / Polaroids 1 Week Ago
Replies: 286
Views: 10,556
Posted By CameraQuest
J3 Image...

J3 Image thread
http://rangefinderforum.com/forums/showthread.php?p=2579896#post2579896
Forum: Lomo / Diana / Holga / Pinhole / Polaroids 1 Week Ago
Replies: 12
Views: 1,148
Posted By CameraQuest
Lomography Jupiter 3 Plus Image Thread

Quick pics taken at a coffee shop

Multi-coated lens - so higher contrast than the original

$649, free next day lower 48 delivery. In stock, with more arriving next week...
Forum: Lomo / Diana / Holga / Pinhole / Polaroids 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 286
Views: 10,556
Posted By CameraQuest
SIZE weight 7 5/8th oz (approx. 216...

SIZE

weight 7 5/8th oz (approx. 216 grams)
length extending from the body at infinity 36mm
width 48mm
Forum: Lomo / Diana / Holga / Pinhole / Polaroids 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 286
Views: 10,556
Posted By CameraQuest
refresh your page David, the lenses are in...

refresh your page David,
the lenses are in stock.

Stephen
Forum: Help / Feedback forum 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 779
Posted By CameraQuest
things are good to go, upload pics an event at...

things are good to go, upload pics

an event at the hosting company changed the jpg volume from read/write to read only -
so no pics could be uploaded.

I am sorry for everyone's...
Forum: Help / Feedback forum 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 779
Posted By CameraQuest
the problem is confirmed to be on the hosting...

the problem is confirmed to be on the hosting level
it should be corrected in a few hours
I will update in this thread when you can upload pics again
Forum: Help / Feedback forum 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 779
Posted By CameraQuest
not sure, we are working on it. the prob seems to...

not sure,
we are working on it.
the prob seems to be with the hosting service

Stephen
Forum: Nikon RF 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 57
Views: 1,870
Posted By CameraQuest
the key word is professional. There has never...

the key word is professional.

There has never been a PROFESSIONAL quality motor for 35mm M series cameras.
Forum: Nikon RF 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 57
Views: 1,870
Posted By CameraQuest
hmm. working and working right are two different...

hmm. working and working right are two different things.

All of my SP motors had to be CLA'd, adjusted before they were working right. Likewise we have taken some in for repair which were...
Forum: Nikon RF 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 57
Views: 1,870
Posted By CameraQuest
Did you find the original camera back as well?

Did you find the original camera back as well?
Forum: Nikon RF 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 57
Views: 1,870
Posted By CameraQuest
think again.

think again.
Forum: Lomo / Diana / Holga / Pinhole / Polaroids 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 286
Views: 10,556
Posted By CameraQuest
hmm. nothing was stolen so far as the Zeiss...

hmm. nothing was stolen so far as the Zeiss Contax and lenses.
They were awarded as prizes of war to Russia.

Why Russia got the Contax instead of the Leica,
I have no idea.

But imagine what the...
Forum: Photography General Interest 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 98
Views: 2,634
Posted By CameraQuest
I traded my first mint Nikon SP with mint 50/1.1...

I traded my first mint Nikon SP with mint 50/1.1
for a Leica M3, collapsible 50 Summicron, 35 Summaron, and 135 Hektor

I have been trying to make ammends to the nikon gods ever since.
Forum: Photography General Interest 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 106
Views: 3,513
Posted By CameraQuest
Nikon D3 - a huge heavy expensive camera that for...

Nikon D3 - a huge heavy expensive camera that for me was no better than a D700
Forum: Photography General Interest 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 106
Views: 3,513
Posted By CameraQuest
What do you MOST regret buying?

What were your must have photo dreams,

that got you wishing for your money back?
Forum: Help / Feedback forum 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 27
Views: 1,502
Posted By CameraQuest
The tech guy is still looking into this. The...

The tech guy is still looking into this. The classified software maker went out of biz, so we are on our own.

At the moment we are still of the opinion the 2, 3rd etc pages don't really exist,
as...
Forum: Lomo / Diana / Holga / Pinhole / Polaroids 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 286
Views: 10,556
Posted By CameraQuest
According to Lomo, that problem was taken care of...

According to Lomo, that problem was taken care of in the new lenses.

I will be testing for that when the lenses arrive in about 10 days.

Stephen
Forum: Nikon Historical Society -- hosted by Bob Rotoloni 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 32
Views: 1,003
Posted By CameraQuest
Not the M mount, the 39mm mount with a M adapter...

Not the M mount, the 39mm mount with a M adapter to Visoflex
or the screw mount Viso II.

Stephen
Forum: RFF News 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 1,471
Posted By CameraQuest
Voigtlander Ultra Wides Pre Order

I am now taking $100 Refundable Pre Order deposits on the five new Voigtlander Ultra Wides

Sony E 10mm f/5.6
Sony E 12mm f/5.6
Sony E 15mm f/4.5

Leica M 10mm f/5.6
Leica M 12mm f/5.6 III

Prices...
Forum: Fuji X News / General Discussion 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 736
Posted By CameraQuest
Fuji Senior Product Manager talks about X-Pro2 and Medium Format

very interesting read at British Journal of Photography
http://www.bjp-online.com/2016/01/fuji-x-pro2-interview-takashi-ueno/
Forum: Nikon Historical Society -- hosted by Bob Rotoloni 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 32
Views: 1,003
Posted By CameraQuest
My guess is that you have a one off adapted lens...

My guess is that you have a one off adapted lens to who knows what special purpose.

There were many professional photo machine shops in Los Angeles and NYC during the hey days of film Hollywood,...
Forum: Nikon Historical Society -- hosted by Bob Rotoloni 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 32
Views: 1,003
Posted By CameraQuest
What is the serial number?

What is the serial number?
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 39
Views: 1,097
Posted By CameraQuest
think of it like this If you are not HCB or...

think of it like this

If you are not HCB or equivalent,
your wife or family will be cussing you out once they find out the
lower value of your customized engraved cameras.
Forum: Fuji X-Pro Series 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 244
Views: 12,888
Posted By CameraQuest
Speculation is one thing, facts another. Do you...

Speculation is one thing, facts another.
Do you have any hard figures to back up this up?
Old stats from the times before Leica took itself private to keep stats private don't do it for me.

Stephen
Forum: Fuji X News / General Discussion 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 29
Views: 1,324
Posted By CameraQuest
Fuji X-Pro2 'Leaked"

Fuji Australia "leaks" most everything about X-Pro2

http://photorumors.com/2016/01/14/fuji-australia-leaks-all-details-on-the-upcoming-announcement/#more-78478

see the links to google cache

Stephen
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 22
Views: 950
Posted By CameraQuest
I don't need AF in medium format. I'm looking...

I don't need AF in medium format.
I'm looking for the most bang for the buck.

Used Hassy lenses are much less costly than SL or S lenses.

Likewise a used S body is low cost compared to a new SL...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 22
Views: 950
Posted By CameraQuest
Used Leica S + Hassy Lenses vs Leica SL ?

I look at the huge size and cost of the Leica SL
then I look at the low used Leica S & Hassy lens prices.

Does it makes more sense to shoot a used Leica S with adapted used Hasssy lenses

than the...
Forum: Help / Feedback forum 01-07-2016
Replies: 27
Views: 1,502
Posted By CameraQuest
We have a ticket in with the software developers...

We have a ticket in with the software developers to handle the problem and are awaiting their response.

However your ad was always up on the main page of the classifieds, until it expired. As...
Forum: Help / Feedback forum 01-03-2016
Replies: 27
Views: 1,502
Posted By CameraQuest
Still working on this. Stephen

Still working on this.

Stephen
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-02-2016
Replies: 47
Views: 1,958
Posted By CameraQuest
Anti GAS bah, humbug

Anti GAS

bah, humbug
Forum: Help / Feedback forum 01-01-2016
Replies: 27
Views: 1,502
Posted By CameraQuest
Thanks for the feedback. I should have some...

Thanks for the feedback.

I should have some answers by tomorrow.

Stephen
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 12-30-2015
Replies: 0
Views: 250
Posted By CameraQuest
Jim Lager - Astro & Tewe Reflex Housings

My friend Jim Lager is doing research on Leica Reflex Housings.

He needs samples of the Astro Identoscope & Tewe Berlin Teweflex Reflex Housings
for comparison purposes.

Can anyone lend them to...
Forum: Argus RF 12-28-2015
Replies: 21
Views: 1,928
Posted By CameraQuest
The Argus C3 is apparently the all time 35mm...

The Argus C3 is apparently the all time 35mm rangefinder sales leader
with over a million sold.

It is for that reason Argus has its own forum at RFF.

Which Canon RF does Therese use in the film ?
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 12-27-2015
Replies: 20
Views: 1,440
Posted By CameraQuest
quality staffing any store is always a...

quality staffing any store is always a problem

the idiot behind the CVS photo counter
is the same idiot behind a Leica store counter
Forum: Leica M240 aka Leica M10, M-P, M60 12-25-2015
Replies: 64
Views: 3,565
Posted By CameraQuest
Why are used M240 so cheap?

Its not unusual now to find used M240 for less than $4000 - even $3500 with some negotiation.
that is a hell of a price savings considering the new dealer price.

Why are they selling so...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 12-25-2015
Replies: 10
Views: 720
Posted By CameraQuest
Don't overlook a used M240. The are selling for...

Don't overlook a used M240. The are selling for less than $4,000 now and are surely more reliable than a M9.
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-25-2015
Replies: 70
Views: 2,646
Posted By CameraQuest
What were you best gear finds of 2015?

Was camera Santa good to your camera bag this year ?

Share your best finds along with the ones that alas,
got away.

I am really amazed at all the great film cameras that sell next to nothing...
Forum: Nikon Historical Society -- hosted by Bob Rotoloni 12-22-2015
Replies: 3
Views: 589
Posted By CameraQuest
Get Your Digital Nikon S3M Driver Downloads Here

see http://www.solvusoft.com/en/update/drivers/digital-camera/nikon/s3m/sub-models/


huh ?
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 12-19-2015
Replies: 63
Views: 3,753
Posted By CameraQuest
It makes no difference to ebay whether you are...

It makes no difference to ebay whether you are being had or not.
Ebay will be on the buyer's side.

Full refund as quickly as the lens is returned and resell as quickly as possible so as not to waste...
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 12-19-2015
Replies: 6
Views: 625
Posted By CameraQuest
RFF isn't looking for submissions: photography...

RFF isn't looking for submissions: photography projects, criticism, articles about vintage equipment, etc. ?
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 12-18-2015
Replies: 17
Views: 1,090
Posted By CameraQuest
go to USPS.com, ship a priority package. or call...

go to USPS.com, ship a priority package.
or call the USPS 800 help line.

there is no such thing as USPS priority mail shipping without tracking.
-- it does not exist --

your local post office...
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 12-18-2015
Replies: 17
Views: 1,090
Posted By CameraQuest
that depends upon the country you are shipping...

that depends upon the country you are shipping to.

Most foreign countries do not require postal clerk shipping.

Stephen
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 12-18-2015
Replies: 17
Views: 1,090
Posted By CameraQuest
completely false info. online printed postage...

completely false info.

online printed postage most certainly does get USPS tracking

its possible either that post office just missed the scan during this time of year -

or the class of shipment...
Forum: RFF News 12-16-2015
Replies: 29
Views: 2,751
Posted By CameraQuest
JJ Abrams returns Star Wars to Kodak Film

"J.J. Abrams shot the latest Star Wars ironically one of the first franchises to move away from film on 65mm film, said Andrew Evenski, president and general manager of Kodak's (KODK)...
Forum: RFF News 12-14-2015
Replies: 56
Views: 3,541
Posted By CameraQuest
New members are processed daily, so yes we are...

New members are processed daily, so yes we are attracting new members.

Photography has changed since 06. Now we have 3 major non rangefinder camera platforms to shoot rangefinder lenses on - FujiX,...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-13-2015
Replies: 11
Views: 723
Posted By CameraQuest
hands down, the best M42 film bodies to me are...

hands down, the best M42 film bodies to me

are the Canon T90 and Canon RT with M42 lens adapters
both ridiculously dirt cheap
both ridiculously great cameras
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 12-13-2015
Replies: 126
Views: 7,224
Posted By CameraQuest
The three most famous and successful...

The three most famous and successful photographers I know have all left Leica.
All 3 were fabulously successful shooting Leica M.
Two are iconic photographers (not an exaggeration).
The third...
Forum: Leica Q / T / X Series 12-13-2015
Replies: 13
Views: 749
Posted By CameraQuest
the M240 without a second thought. Its far more...

the M240 without a second thought. Its far more versatile.
Forum: RFF News 12-09-2015
Replies: 101
Views: 18,096
Posted By CameraQuest
This is news to me. I did not agree to Tapatalk...

This is news to me.
I did not agree to Tapatalk ads, nor will I.

false program downloads is big business.

no one else is reporting this so far.

Where exactly did you download it from?
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 12-08-2015
Replies: 8
Views: 617
Posted By CameraQuest
WHICH Canon 100/3.5? I've only seen this...

WHICH Canon 100/3.5?
I've only seen this problem on the black versions.
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 12-05-2015
Replies: 7
Views: 989
Posted By CameraQuest
John Stewart - how could he that lucky?

OK, imagine yourself with your new Leica, happily snapshooting away on your French holiday in Saint-Paul de Vence, the bohemian colony on the Cote d'Azur. You meet a friendly communist in a local bar...
Forum: Lomo / Diana / Holga / Pinhole / Polaroids 11-26-2015
Replies: 52
Views: 2,458
Posted By CameraQuest
Cosina? Not True. Cosina is doing great....

Cosina? Not True.
Cosina is doing great.
Voigtlander is adding 5 lenses 1st quarter of 2016.

The end of Voigtlander film camera production a few months ago is hardly the end of Cosina or...
Forum: Lomo / Diana / Holga / Pinhole / Polaroids 11-24-2015
Replies: 16
Views: 1,304
Posted By CameraQuest
take a look at the pics on the Lomo site The...

take a look at the pics on the Lomo site

The Voigtlander 21/4 has a sharp modern look,
the Russar a vintage wide angle look

the choice depends upon the type of image you are after
Forum: Lomo / Diana / Holga / Pinhole / Polaroids 11-24-2015
Replies: 16
Views: 1,304
Posted By CameraQuest
Lomo Loves Leica: Russar 20mm f/5.6

http://cameraquest.com/jpg7/lomo_20_02.jpg

I was very surprised opening up the newest Lomography remake - the Russar 20mm f/5.6 Leica Screw mount lens. I was expecting the kind of dull workmanship...
Forum: RFF News 11-23-2015
Replies: 35
Views: 2,004
Posted By CameraQuest
Fuji is best for Fuji repairs, with all the...

Fuji is best for Fuji repairs,
with all the parts on hand as well as trained repair techs.

Stephen
Forum: RFF News 11-21-2015
Replies: 35
Views: 2,004
Posted By CameraQuest
Thanks to everyone! The Fuji inventory is quite...

Thanks to everyone!

The Fuji inventory is quite extensive and takes a lot of work to implement in the shopping cart.

Yes indeed, many other Fuji products will be added over time.

Just PM me...
Forum: Nikon RF 11-21-2015
Replies: 2
Views: 2,362
Posted By CameraQuest
yes, but not from Voigtlander. It takes a...

yes, but not from Voigtlander.

It takes a special external mount only adapter from Amedeo
for the M240 / M-P family only with EVF
to take the 35/1.8's large rear element

see...
Forum: Leica M240 aka Leica M10, M-P, M60 11-21-2015
Replies: 162
Views: 9,860
Posted By CameraQuest
More silent than what? the M-P is already fairly...

More silent than what? the M-P is already fairly quiet.
Forum: RFF News 11-20-2015
Replies: 35
Views: 2,004
Posted By CameraQuest
CameraQuest is FujiFilm's newest USA dealer!

I am happy to say CameraQuest is on board as FujiFilm's newest dealer!

It comes at a good time too, at the start of what may be Fuji's biggest sale of X lenses and cameras with many instant lens...
Forum: Help / Feedback forum 11-19-2015
Replies: 1
Views: 452
Posted By CameraQuest
email rffinfo at earthlink.net or PM CameraQuest

email rffinfo at earthlink.net

or PM CameraQuest
Forum: Leica M240 aka Leica M10, M-P, M60 11-19-2015
Replies: 162
Views: 9,860
Posted By CameraQuest
I agree, but it is sad for CCD fans to say...

I agree, but it is sad for CCD fans to say goodbye to the last in production M mount camera.

Who knows? maybe the next CCD breakthru awaits in yonder laboratory.

Stephen
Forum: Leica M240 aka Leica M10, M-P, M60 11-19-2015
Replies: 162
Views: 9,860
Posted By CameraQuest
hmm. the Q, the SL, the 262 all introduced within...

hmm.
the Q, the SL, the 262 all introduced within a short time
nice to see Leica working at expanding the lineups
Forum: Leica M240 aka Leica M10, M-P, M60 11-19-2015
Replies: 162
Views: 9,860
Posted By CameraQuest
NOT FAIR bringing a FujiX to a Leica fight!

NOT FAIR bringing a FujiX to a Leica fight!
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 11-17-2015
Replies: 83
Views: 7,618
Posted By CameraQuest
Watching BLOWUP have we Helen?

Watching BLOWUP have we Helen?
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 11-17-2015
Replies: 83
Views: 7,618
Posted By CameraQuest
Some LTM and M Voigtlander lenses have the same...

Some LTM and M Voigtlander lenses have the same formula. Those include the 12/5.6, 15/4.5, 21/4, 25/4, 35/2.5, 50/1.5, 50/2 LTM versions and the first versions of their M counterparts.

Some...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 11-16-2015
Replies: 83
Views: 7,618
Posted By CameraQuest
or Three The M mount version is a completely new...

or Three
The M mount version is a completely new improved optical formula compared to the 35/1.7 LTM lens (correct)
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 11-16-2015
Replies: 83
Views: 7,618
Posted By CameraQuest
From a sales standpoint, the M mount Voigtlander...

From a sales standpoint, the M mount Voigtlander lens have proved far more popular than the LTM versions
- that is why the LTM versions were discontinued.

Add to that many M mount lenses far...
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 11-13-2015
Replies: 39
Views: 3,202
Posted By CameraQuest
What are your Favorite Fuji-X lenses?

What are your Favorite Fuji-X lenses?

Multiple Choices OK

You can only vote once,
so think out your multiple choices!

Also post with your opinion of the lenses,
pros /cons !
Forum: RFF News 11-11-2015
Replies: 40
Views: 2,659
Posted By CameraQuest
Try the new RFF Skin

A new RFF skin is available on your drop down SKIN menu.

Go to the very bottom of any RFF page

you will find a drop down menu with different SKIN choices

the default RFF skin is VBP Graphite...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 11-11-2015
Replies: 39
Views: 2,105
Posted By CameraQuest
yep, double yep

yep,
double yep
Forum: Lomo / Diana / Holga / Pinhole / Polaroids 11-11-2015
Replies: 44
Views: 2,430
Posted By CameraQuest
Alas, Lomo makes no hood for it. HOWEVER I...

Alas, Lomo makes no hood for it.

HOWEVER

I encourage you to use the special Lomo Biological Art Lens Hood located at the end of either your right or left arm.

Stephen
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 11-10-2015
Replies: 44
Views: 3,027
Posted By CameraQuest
As fans of the traditional M naming scheme...

As fans of the traditional M naming scheme learned with the M240, today's Leica management will name cameras whatever they like even it makes no sense.

Likewise the M240's successor is whatever...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 11-10-2015
Replies: 83
Views: 7,618
Posted By CameraQuest
What are your Favorite Voigtlander Leica Mount lenses?

Multiple Choice OK

you can only vote once,
so think out your choices

Some LTM and M Voigtlander lenses have the same formula. Those include the 12/5.6, 15/4.5, 21/4, 25/4, 35/2.5, 50/1.5, 50/2...
Forum: Hardware / Computers / Drives / etc 11-09-2015
Replies: 30
Views: 2,423
Posted By CameraQuest
New Ransom malware CAN NOT get data back

due to a coding error, new Power Worm ransom ware can not retrieve your data
so you pay and still don't get data back !

http://www.bbc.com/news/technology-34765484

for anyone not aware of...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 11-09-2015
Replies: 41
Views: 2,008
Posted By CameraQuest
Almost 5 days to auction end $1675 and climbing !

Almost 5 days to auction end

$1675 and climbing !
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 11-09-2015
Replies: 44
Views: 3,027
Posted By CameraQuest
Will the M240's successor have an optical rangefinder?

Will Leica continue with tradition's optical rangefinder,

or enter the brave new world of digital EVF rangefinders?
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 11-06-2015
Replies: 330
Views: 16,757
Posted By CameraQuest
Some of the Leica sets like the M6 TTL Millenium...

Some of the Leica sets like the M6 TTL Millenium and the LHSA sets are really well thought out and well done.

Its just the silly ones that make me want to barf on my Hermes hanky.
Forum: Lomo / Diana / Holga / Pinhole / Polaroids 11-06-2015
Replies: 44
Views: 2,430
Posted By CameraQuest
just got them in truly the lens you never...

just got them in
truly the lens you never imagined for your Leica M.

Lomotize your Leica M camera up to the high bar of the art experience with the lens you never dare imagined for your german...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 11-06-2015
Replies: 43
Views: 17,350
Posted By CameraQuest
in need of repair, probably - finished not all,...

in need of repair, probably -
finished not all,
just repair it.
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 11-06-2015
Replies: 330
Views: 16,757
Posted By CameraQuest
Leica marketing seems to think otherwise with the...

Leica marketing seems to think otherwise with the Lenny Kravitz special.

Kind of like Field of Dreams: "Build it, they will buy."
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 11-06-2015
Replies: 330
Views: 16,757
Posted By CameraQuest
Please note key word in OP's Question

Please note the OP is questioning whether "Photographers" are being alienated by high Leica prices.

He is not asking if Posers, Wannabes or Blingstars are alienated by high Leica prices.

This is an...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 11-04-2015
Replies: 41
Views: 2,008
Posted By CameraQuest
the auction may very well be legit, if so,...

the auction may very well be legit,

if so, however, the listing was done very badly
without the necessary provenance and certificate of ownership by estate of Mary Ellen Marks
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 11-04-2015
Replies: 12
Views: 1,336
Posted By CameraQuest
Contact Voigtlander Germany to get it properly...

Contact Voigtlander Germany to get it properly repaired.

Stephen
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 11-03-2015
Replies: 330
Views: 16,757
Posted By CameraQuest
For those not familiar with my friend Bill...

For those not familiar with my friend Bill Pierce,
read his many words of Leica wisdom in the 15th Leica Manual of 1973 introducing the M5
-- arguably the very BEST of all the Leica...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 11-01-2015
Replies: 330
Views: 16,757
Posted By CameraQuest
Has Leica alienated photographers?

A poll has been added to this thread.
Forum: Lomo / Diana / Holga / Pinhole / Polaroids 10-27-2015
Replies: 174
Views: 8,436
Posted By CameraQuest
Personally I can't imagine anyone in their right...

Personally I can't imagine anyone in their right mind buying this camera expecting a sharp lens.

its a LOMO - that means soft images

Its all about the LOMO experience and shooting an ultra wide 120...
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 10-27-2015
Replies: 69
Views: 3,643
Posted By CameraQuest
this thread is closed. Stephen

this thread is closed.

Stephen
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 10-27-2015
Replies: 69
Views: 3,643
Posted By CameraQuest
Some posts were deleted. Stephen

Some posts were deleted.

Stephen
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 10-26-2015
Replies: 15
Views: 942
Posted By CameraQuest
go to the fabulous Weston Gallery in Carmel...

go to the fabulous Weston Gallery in Carmel California

I guarantee you that you will read the signatures

and that you will be in awe having read them
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-24-2015
Replies: 25
Views: 1,311
Posted By CameraQuest
Don't overlook the EOS RS. Comparatively small,...

Don't overlook the EOS RS. Comparatively small, compact, rangefinder like handling, much quieter than the EOS 1nRS, and they sell for next to nothing - often less than $50! And of course they will...
Forum: Nikon Historical Society -- hosted by Bob Rotoloni 10-24-2015
Replies: 28
Views: 2,046
Posted By CameraQuest
I think the Nikon museum made a mistake in the...

I think the Nikon museum made a mistake in the display.

The window had nothing to do with mounting rangefinder lenses. The 21/4 rangefinder lens can not be mounted on the Nikon F with any adapter...
Forum: Nikon Historical Society -- hosted by Bob Rotoloni 10-24-2015
Replies: 28
Views: 2,046
Posted By CameraQuest
the Nikon F concept is basically a huge...

the Nikon F concept is basically a huge improvement of the 1953 East German Praktina - which was the first 35mm slr system camera to have interchangeable finders, interchangeable focusing screens,...
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 10-24-2015
Replies: 69
Views: 3,643
Posted By CameraQuest
Ned and RFF have gone in different directions. ...

Ned and RFF have gone in different directions.

I wish him well.
Forum: Zeiss Contax 10-22-2015
Replies: 5
Views: 441
Posted By CameraQuest
I don't think there is a Contax I reflex housing

I don't think there is a Contax I reflex housing
Forum: Help / Feedback forum 10-21-2015
Replies: 1
Views: 580
Posted By CameraQuest
sorry, a down button is not going to happen -...

sorry, a down button is not going to happen -
the software does give that option
unfortunately hacking a down button for each skin would be a nightmare.

Stephen
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 10-18-2015
Replies: 0
Views: 357
Posted By CameraQuest
Low Price Noctilux Ebay Auction

$2851 with 15 hours to go!
no reserve

someone might get lucky

see http://www.ebay.com/itm/Leica-Noctilux-M-50-F1-E58-Lens-/262093712582?hash=item3d0600acc6:g:FHwAAOSwKIpWEqWa
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 10-18-2015
Replies: 61
Views: 1,866
Posted By CameraQuest
what is the close focus ?

what is the close focus ?
Forum: RFF Polls 10-16-2015
Replies: 100
Views: 8,622
Posted By CameraQuest
so why post in a thread that you don't care...

so why post in a thread that you don't care about?

that is not discussion, its just being grouchy
Forum: RFF Polls 10-15-2015
Replies: 100
Views: 8,622
Posted By CameraQuest
The Sony FF mirrorless cameras are hilarious in a...

The Sony FF mirrorless cameras are hilarious in a way.

Sales wise they are extremely successful so the Sony execs imagine they are doing great.

Still, imagine how they well the FF Sonys would be...
Forum: Lomo / Diana / Holga / Pinhole / Polaroids 10-15-2015
Replies: 174
Views: 8,436
Posted By CameraQuest
Its nice to hear that the famous Lomo build...

Its nice to hear that the famous Lomo build quality that Lomo is so loved for is alive and well!
Forum: RFF Polls 10-14-2015
Replies: 100
Views: 8,622
Posted By CameraQuest
Is the Sony RX1R II a Leica Q killer ?

Will the newly announced Sony RX1R kill Leica Q sales?
Forum: RFF News 10-14-2015
Replies: 19
Views: 2,504
Posted By CameraQuest
please explain the craft of the book making what...

please explain the craft of the book making
what size, what type of printing?
number of pages?

how does someone submit a book or book idea to you ?
Forum: RFF News 10-13-2015
Replies: 3
Views: 731
Posted By CameraQuest
3 New RFF Top Level Navigation Buttons

Please take note of 3 new navigation button on the top menu -

so visible on all RFF forum pages

now two views of the forum structure

Forums - new structure view
Forums2 - old structure view

Now...
Forum: Lomo / Diana / Holga / Pinhole / Polaroids 10-12-2015
Replies: 174
Views: 8,436
Posted By CameraQuest
that does sound interesting. OK, you will be the...

that does sound interesting.

OK, you will be the 1st tester.

email me your shipping address.

Be sure to do a unpackaging video, LOL
oh, the drama ...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 10-12-2015
Replies: 47
Views: 2,196
Posted By CameraQuest
Once upon a time as a working photographer I...

Once upon a time as a working photographer I managed to snag a near Mint Nikon SP with 50/1.1 lens - for just the repair cost.

I was determined never to be a damned collector,
and traded it off for...
Forum: Lomo / Diana / Holga / Pinhole / Polaroids 10-12-2015
Replies: 174
Views: 8,436
Posted By CameraQuest
updates don't necessarily have to include pics...

updates don't necessarily have to include pics

observations about the using the camera would be fine
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 10-12-2015
Replies: 47
Views: 2,196
Posted By CameraQuest
there are plenty of collectors here. Just start...

there are plenty of collectors here.

Just start a thread on whatever collectible camera and see for yourself.
Forum: Nikon RF 10-11-2015
Replies: 9
Views: 762
Posted By CameraQuest
can you cut down the f36 cordless pack to fit as...

can you cut down the f36 cordless pack to fit as well ?
Forum: Fixed Lens 35mm RF 10-10-2015
Replies: 84
Views: 10,914
Posted By CameraQuest
Peter Gowland liked the RC

In the 1980's I listened to a lecture given by legendary glamour photographer great Peter Gowland.

He used many cameras, among them the Olympus RC.
He was amazed how good the RC lens was and urged...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-10-2015
Replies: 18
Views: 935
Posted By CameraQuest
the OP is not talking about inanimate objects, he...

the OP is not talking about inanimate objects,
he is talking about the stuff dreams are made of...
photogs spend happy hours with cameras planning the future
and experiencing the past ..
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-09-2015
Replies: 10
Views: 676
Posted By CameraQuest
It should fit easily. As it fits on your other...

It should fit easily.

As it fits on your other cameras, most likely the mount of the M5 needs some adjustment.
Forum: Sony E Lenses / Adapted Lenses / Adapters / Images 10-09-2015
Replies: 5
Views: 510
Posted By CameraQuest
One new design 10/5.6 which will be available in...

One new design 10/5.6 which will be available in E or M mounts

An updated 12/5.6 III for digital which which will be available in E or M mounts

A 15/4.5 E mount which is apparently the same glass...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 10-08-2015
Replies: 14
Views: 754
Posted By CameraQuest
depends upon the value of the lens the higher...

depends upon the value of the lens

the higher the value, the more sense it makes to clean the fungus
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 10-08-2015
Replies: 4
Views: 521
Posted By CameraQuest
once you remove it, you may not like the results...

once you remove it, you may not like the results
it will also reduce the value of the camera when you sell it

better yet, why not buy a Canon L-1 ?
Forum: Lomo / Diana / Holga / Pinhole / Polaroids 10-07-2015
Replies: 174
Views: 8,436
Posted By CameraQuest
Who Wants To Test The Lomo LC-A 120 ???????????

see http://shop.lomography.com/lomo-lc-a-120

OK, what dedicated fanatical RFF Lomo head in the US wants to test the Lomo LC-A 120 ?

The Phoblographer Editor's Choice Award Winner
"The best street...
Forum: Leica M240 aka Leica M10, M-P, M60 10-07-2015
Replies: 40
Views: 2,404
Posted By CameraQuest
Has anyone compared images between the M240 with...

Has anyone compared images between the M240 with the Nikon D810 or Sony A7rII ?
Forum: RFF News 10-07-2015
Replies: 28
Views: 3,008
Posted By CameraQuest
I hope to have some nice options in place by next...

I hope to have some nice options in place by next week.

This thread is closed.

Please follow the same discussion at

http://rangefinderforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=151626
Forum: RFF News 10-07-2015
Replies: 83
Views: 3,868
Posted By CameraQuest
We are still working on this and will hopefully...

We are still working on this and will hopefully have some added nice options in place by next week or before.

A New Posts button is added to the main top of page menu choices.

Personally I can see...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-07-2015
Replies: 0
Views: 368
Posted By CameraQuest
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-07-2015
Replies: 30
Views: 3,084
Posted By CameraQuest
M3's have always been much loved, much...

M3's have always been much loved, much appreciated cameras

I would be surprised if the number alive is not well over 200,000
Forum: Help / Feedback forum 10-07-2015
Replies: 27
Views: 1,502
Posted By CameraQuest
Thanks, I will double check with my tech, but at...

Thanks, I will double check with my tech,
but at the moment I think the pages after 1 are a false flag -
taken up by old expired ads in the data base
Forum: Help / Feedback forum 10-07-2015
Replies: 27
Views: 1,502
Posted By CameraQuest
Please explain in another manner - I don't...

Please explain in another manner -
I don't understand.

Thanks,
Stephen
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 10-06-2015
Replies: 56
Views: 3,396
Posted By CameraQuest
now serving well done richly seasoned a la carte...

now serving well done richly seasoned a la carte Leica crow at the RFF cafeteria

for all those who considered the OP a whiner who should suck it up as he was expecting too much from Leica.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 10-05-2015
Replies: 123
Views: 6,814
Posted By CameraQuest
thanks for the thread, I was curious about the...

thanks for the thread,
I was curious about the lens.

now not so much, or so interested as before.
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 10-05-2015
Replies: 33
Views: 1,382
Posted By CameraQuest
Happy Anniversary!

Happy Anniversary!
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 10-03-2015
Replies: 56
Views: 3,396
Posted By CameraQuest
There is nothing obvious here other than the OP...

There is nothing obvious here other than the OP has a damaged sensor.

Whether its scratched or cracked - I would a a 2nd opinion either way. Leica techs can make diagnoses errors just like any...
Forum: RFF News 10-03-2015
Replies: 83
Views: 3,868
Posted By CameraQuest
all the posts are there. Check your forum...

all the posts are there.

Check your forum permissions for that forum
its not set to show all the posts
Forum: RFF News 10-03-2015
Replies: 83
Views: 3,868
Posted By CameraQuest
At the moment only a small part of the threads...

At the moment only a small part of the threads are moved to the new forums. A work in progress.
Forum: RFF News 10-03-2015
Replies: 83
Views: 3,868
Posted By CameraQuest
An interesting observation. I started a...

An interesting observation.

I started a separate thread on it

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/showthread.php?p=2535693#post2535693
Forum: RFF News 10-03-2015
Replies: 83
Views: 3,868
Posted By CameraQuest
"here you go" is a big vague your skin choices...

"here you go" is a big vague
your skin choices are at the very end of the left hand menu on the home page
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 10-03-2015
Replies: 56
Views: 3,396
Posted By CameraQuest
before the sensor corrosion problem, M9's had...

before the sensor corrosion problem,
M9's had more than their share of cracked sensors.

SFAIK no official cause was ever acknowledged by Leica, but many suspected a faulty sensor batch from the...
Forum: RFF News 10-02-2015
Replies: 83
Views: 3,868
Posted By CameraQuest
one page about 8 pages long again, click on the...

one page about 8 pages long

again, click on the group headings on the home forum page
behind that you will find the old style listings for that group

Ctrl + will also increase the type size - on...
Forum: RFF News 10-02-2015
Replies: 83
Views: 3,868
Posted By CameraQuest
there are many skins, you can have your choice on...

there are many skins, you can have your choice on the lower left home page
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-02-2015
Replies: 4
Views: 592
Posted By CameraQuest
Forum: RFF News 10-02-2015
Replies: 83
Views: 3,868
Posted By CameraQuest
It was a tossup whether to list all Leica made...

It was a tossup whether to list all Leica made cameras together, or combine Leica made cameras with other make Leica mount cameras.
Originally on the home page links I used the 1st method, which I...
Forum: RFF News 10-02-2015
Replies: 83
Views: 3,868
Posted By CameraQuest
2 forums added Sigma Foveon Sony RX

2 forums added

Sigma Foveon

Sony RX
Forum: RFF News 10-02-2015
Replies: 83
Views: 3,868
Posted By CameraQuest
Will add "Scale Focus 35s" to the side...

Will add "Scale Focus 35s" to the side menu,

Searching "Rollei 35" will give you results too.
Forum: RFF News 10-02-2015
Replies: 83
Views: 3,868
Posted By CameraQuest
Just click the headings of each group you will...

Just click the headings of each group

you will find the previous larger type style headings
Forum: RFF News 10-01-2015
Replies: 83
Views: 3,868
Posted By CameraQuest
Side Menu Expanded I'm checking into whether or...

Side Menu Expanded

I'm checking into whether or not the main forum menu can be hacked to show larger type

If not, Shift + does it!

still much work to be done - transferring old threads into the...
Forum: Nikon Historical Society -- hosted by Bob Rotoloni 10-01-2015
Replies: 1
Views: 567
Posted By CameraQuest
Nikon to open Nikon Museum in Tokyo for 100th Anniversary

"Nikon Corporation (Kazuo Ushida, President, Tokyo) is pleased to announce that the Nikon Museum will open on October 17, 2015, on the second floor of its head office in Shinagawa, for the 100th...
Forum: RFF News 10-01-2015
Replies: 83
Views: 3,868
Posted By CameraQuest
Yes, the links will be added back on the home...

Yes, the links will be added back on the home page later today.

Stephen
Forum: RFF News 10-01-2015
Replies: 83
Views: 3,868
Posted By CameraQuest
OK folks, thanks for your comments the goal is...

OK folks, thanks for your comments

the goal is to make RFF easier to navigate while several factors are in play

limitations of what the software will do

the complication of having so many sub...
Forum: RFF News 09-30-2015
Replies: 28
Views: 3,008
Posted By CameraQuest
Main Forum Page Reorganized

Forums have been reorganized

and now all of them are I believe easier to find on ONE page
-- once you get used to the new way of looking at things.

CLICK HERE...
Forum: RFF News 09-30-2015
Replies: 83
Views: 3,868
Posted By CameraQuest
Main Forum Page Reorganized

Forums have been reorganized

and now all of them are I believe easier to find on ONE page
-- once you get used to the new way of looking at things.

CLICK HERE ...
Forum: Leica M240 aka Leica M10, M-P, M60 09-29-2015
Replies: 37
Views: 1,537
Posted By CameraQuest
I copied "is the Leica M-P not AKA M11 and M60...

I copied "is the Leica M-P not AKA M11 and M60 AKA M12" from your post to your thread title. If any changes were made to your post, it was my error and not intentional.

If Leica's M240 type model...
Forum: Leica M240 aka Leica M10, M-P, M60 09-29-2015
Replies: 37
Views: 1,537
Posted By CameraQuest
If the M240 is AKA M10, Why is the Leica M-P not AKA M11 and M60 AKA M12?

well jaapv, thanks for opening up Leica's mis-branding fiasco back for discussion! Leica's corporate mis-step with the M240 name makes for great discussion and Leica entertainment.

wow, so many...
Forum: Leica M240 aka Leica M10, M-P, M60 09-28-2015
Replies: 37
Views: 1,537
Posted By CameraQuest
OK, lets have some fun with this. The answer is...

OK, lets have some fun with this.

The answer is actually there in plain sight in your own words. Just go back and read carefully without reading anything into your question.

You might see the...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 09-28-2015
Replies: 5
Views: 1,196
Posted By CameraQuest
Voigtlander 15/4.5 III - Removable Hood ?

The new and very popular 15/4.5 III was designed to be as compact as possible - and that translates to a fixed lens hood.

Some users, especially video shooters, want a removable hood for their...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 09-28-2015
Replies: 26
Views: 1,277
Posted By CameraQuest
Don't waste your time or money on the 2nd camera....

Don't waste your time or money on the 2nd camera. The seller did not describe it accurately. If the seller will not take it back, use the Ebay or even the Paypal guarantees to get your money...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 09-27-2015
Replies: 152
Views: 11,254
Posted By CameraQuest
don't worry, the Voigtlander Leica mount lenses...

don't worry, the Voigtlander Leica mount lenses are quite popular.
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 09-27-2015
Replies: 152
Views: 11,254
Posted By CameraQuest
All Voigtlander Film Cameras Sadly Discontinued

9/28/15

A few years ago Voigtlander was the only camera manufacturer EVER to have all FOUR major 35mm rangefinder mounts in production at the SAME time - Leica Screw Mount, Leica M Mount, Nikon...
Forum: RFF News 09-27-2015
Replies: 101
Views: 18,096
Posted By CameraQuest
The classifieds will never work with tapatalk or...

The classifieds will never work with tapatalk or forum runner - software not compatible.

try the Atomic Web browser - compatible with forum and the classifieds
Forum: RFF News 09-27-2015
Replies: 28
Views: 3,008
Posted By CameraQuest
check out the forum page - all the M series film...

check out the forum page -
all the M series film Leicas are together
Forum: RFF News 09-27-2015
Replies: 28
Views: 3,008
Posted By CameraQuest
RFF is primarily a rangefinder forum. The most...

RFF is primarily a rangefinder forum. The most successful and most popular rangefinder system is Leica. RFF's Leica main forum will be expanded to cover all Leicas and all Leica Mount cameras from...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 09-27-2015
Replies: 162
Views: 22,946
Posted By CameraQuest
They are aware. I emailed them months ago. No...

They are aware. I emailed them months ago.

No reply.

Stephen
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 09-26-2015
Replies: 49
Views: 5,993
Posted By CameraQuest
I like the Tamron Adaptamatic Soft Focus Zoom - a...

I like the Tamron Adaptamatic Soft Focus Zoom
- a unique soft focus zoom lens.
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-26-2015
Replies: 2
Views: 541
Posted By CameraQuest
sad news. they were in business something like...

sad news.

they were in business something like 50 years or more?

yet it is a cautionary story.
businesses must adapt to the times
there is no other real choice
Forum: RFF News 09-26-2015
Replies: 28
Views: 3,008
Posted By CameraQuest
9/26/15 The expanded forums for Leica, Sony,...

9/26/15

The expanded forums for Leica, Sony, Fuji has started. I hope to have them completed by Monday.

It will take awhile to get threads moved into the best and most appropriate new...
Forum: The Angry Photographer - YouTube's Ken Wheeler 09-26-2015
Replies: 172
Views: 10,110
Posted By CameraQuest
seriously Dante? Double check with Tom A for...

seriously Dante?

Double check with Tom A for the exact figures, but Tom once made the point that more Voigtlander 50/1.1 lenses were sold in the first 4 years of production than the entire 20+...
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-25-2015
Replies: 14
Views: 1,156
Posted By CameraQuest
"OCCUPIED GERMANY" Engraved Cameras

WWII Postwar Germany was occupied by the victors -

US
Russia
Germany
England

Many WWII postwar Germany cameras had occupied engravings,
including the Exakta and Praktina sporting proudly (for the...
Forum: The Angry Photographer - YouTube's Ken Wheeler 09-24-2015
Replies: 172
Views: 10,110
Posted By CameraQuest
I could not disagree with you more on this. The...

I could not disagree with you more on this. The 3 LTM Komuras I owned (two 35mm and one 135) were mediocre performers.

The 15 and 25 CV lenses made Voigtlander's reputation of providing a sharp...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 09-24-2015
Replies: 20
Views: 1,116
Posted By CameraQuest
Hasselblad 500C CLA - crazy to attempt...

Hasselblad 500C CLA - crazy to attempt myself?

YES INDEED, CERTIFIABLE.

Stephen
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 09-23-2015
Replies: 23
Views: 3,154
Posted By CameraQuest
Steve Huff Review Voigtlander 35/1.7 vs ZM 35/1.4

see http://www.stevehuffphoto.com/2015/09/23/the-voigtlander-35-1-7-ultron-vm-leica-mount-lens-review/

Test done on Sony A7rII

https://cameraquest.com/jpg2/Voigt_35_17_M_BC_08.jpg

Chrome and Black...
Forum: Zeiss Contax 09-23-2015
Replies: 17
Views: 929
Posted By CameraQuest
not...

not true.

https://cameraquest.com/zconrf1a.htm

Stephen
Forum: The Angry Photographer - YouTube's Ken Wheeler 09-23-2015
Replies: 172
Views: 10,110
Posted By CameraQuest
cynic posts deleted. I find it odd Ken gets...

cynic posts deleted.

I find it odd Ken gets attacked for liking Voigtlander lenses while his praise for any other lens line would probably not get such comments.

There seems to be some sort of...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 09-22-2015
Replies: 16
Views: 1,340
Posted By CameraQuest
I still have a stock of most metal Voigtlander...

I still have a stock of most metal Voigtlander lens caps
https://shop.cameraquest.com/voigtlander-leica-lens-accessories/voigtlander-metal-lens-caps/

and most metal Voigtlander standard lens...
Forum: Nikon RF 09-19-2015
Replies: 73
Views: 15,471
Posted By CameraQuest
an old thread that could use some more 50/1.1...

an old thread that could use some more 50/1.1 pics !
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 09-19-2015
Replies: 13
Views: 883
Posted By CameraQuest
its not all that unusual, Ruskie QC is all over...

its not all that unusual,
Ruskie QC is all over the place,
including the lens mounts.

some days the factory Vodka ration was better than others.

Even so, you will find many fans in our FSU forum.
-...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-19-2015
Replies: 6
Views: 736
Posted By CameraQuest
Older M series lenses can need frameline...

Older M series lenses can need frameline adjustments from time to time,
so the body does indeed bring up the correct frameline.

The most likely solution has already been pointed out - that you have...
Forum: RFF News 09-18-2015
Replies: 28
Views: 3,008
Posted By CameraQuest
Expanded Leica M, FujiX, Sony A7 forums?

RFF has over 2,000,000 posts -
its like a treasure trove of information
which our native search engine is not so great at searching

You can get around that by using this search method on DuckDuckGo...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 09-17-2015
Replies: 61
Views: 3,437
Posted By CameraQuest
Call Leica USA repair dept to make sure you get...

Call Leica USA repair dept to make sure you get up to date accurate info,

however its my understanding there are no more M8/8.2 LCDs or sensors.

If your M8/8.2 can't be fixed, Leica may offer you a...
Forum: CSC : Digital Compact System Cameras - 09-17-2015
Replies: 25
Views: 1,765
Posted By CameraQuest
If Canon indeed makes a big good splash in the...

If Canon indeed makes a big good splash in the mirrrorless wars,
Nikon can't be far behind.
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 09-16-2015
Replies: 0
Views: 772
Posted By CameraQuest
Steve Huff Quick Comparison Voigtlander 35/1.7 M vs Zeiss 35/1.4 M

SEE http://www.stevehuffphoto.com/2015/09/15/quick-comparison-zeiss-35-1-4-zm-vs-voigtlander-35-1-7-vm/

"Quick Comparison: Zeiss 35 1.4 ZM vs Voigtlander 35 1.7 VM

I have been shooting with the...
Forum: The Angry Photographer - YouTube's Ken Wheeler 09-12-2015
Replies: 22
Views: 1,619
Posted By CameraQuest
Ken Wheeler aka TheAngryPhotographer on...

Ken Wheeler aka TheAngryPhotographer on YouTube
https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=the+angry+photographer

is a down to earth Kentucky photographer offering real world advise to save a buck...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 09-12-2015
Replies: 5
Views: 560
Posted By CameraQuest
The Canon 35/2 LTM lens is one of the best Leica...

The Canon 35/2 LTM lens is one of the best Leica Screw mount lenses ever made.

Its probably not a good idea to risk DIYS repairs on this lens,
possibly damaging the lens and increasing the repair...
Forum: Sony A7 Series - All Models 09-11-2015
Replies: 11
Views: 1,610
Posted By CameraQuest
wow, watch the ISO changing video looks like Sony...

wow, watch the ISO changing video
looks like Sony knocked it out of the park on this one
4K video, 5 axis stabilization, ISO to 409,000
the only thing missing is the built in espresso machine.
Forum: Leica M240 aka Leica M10, M-P, M60 09-10-2015
Replies: 18
Views: 1,343
Posted By CameraQuest
Are you talking about screw mount to M...

Are you talking about screw mount to M adapters

or replacing the lens mount with a new code-able lens mount with bar coding indents?
Forum: RFF News 09-10-2015
Replies: 19
Views: 2,447
Posted By CameraQuest
Ebay making Seller Friendly Changes

Its about time!

Details here (http://pages.ebay.com/sellerinformation/news/fallupdate2015/seller-standards.html)

What do you think?
Forum: RFF News 09-09-2015
Replies: 89
Views: 7,379
Posted By CameraQuest
Unknown. At least in the US, I have not heard...

Unknown.

At least in the US, I have not heard confirmation that Leica has started installing the new sensor yet.
Forum: RFF News 09-05-2015
Replies: 89
Views: 7,379
Posted By CameraQuest
Not seen on other forums? Google is your...

Not seen on other forums? Google is your friend.

I think our different views are more of a glass half full / half empty sort of thing.

You seem to be mostly happy and satisfied with whatever Leica...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 09-04-2015
Replies: 105
Views: 29,720
Posted By CameraQuest
$980 chrome or black, bundled with a premium B+W...

$980 chrome or black, bundled with a premium B+W 007 Nano Clear Filter

see...
Forum: RFF News 09-02-2015
Replies: 89
Views: 7,379
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 09-02-2015
Replies: 89
Views: 7,379
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: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 08-31-2015
Replies: 51
Views: 5,443
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 08-26-2015
Replies: 58
Views: 4,002
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 - 08-26-2015
Replies: 41
Views: 3,106
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 08-24-2015
Replies: 75
Views: 6,962
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: RFF News 08-20-2015
Replies: 101
Views: 18,096
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 08-19-2015
Replies: 75
Views: 6,962
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 08-18-2015
Replies: 75
Views: 6,962
Posted By CameraQuest
OK People .. What followup questions would you...

OK People ..

What followup questions would you like to have?

Stephen
Forum: RFF News 08-16-2015
Replies: 101
Views: 18,096
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 08-14-2015
Replies: 8
Views: 1,113
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...
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