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Forum: Digital Leica M8 / M8.2 / M9 / M-E /Mono / M10 aka "M" 07-09-2015
Replies: 99
Views: 3,136
Posted By flyalf
Thanks for sharing, This is the kind of...

Thanks for sharing,

This is the kind of experineces I expect to find in reviews, but alas never see.

Imo the EVF MF solutions are great in theory and in product advertismenst, but not good enough...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-26-2015
Replies: 97
Views: 3,653
Posted By flyalf
Hipster with his bike? Trondhjem,...

Hipster with his bike?

Trondhjem, Norway.

https://c2.staticflickr.com/4/3858/15053736941_739a265c73_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/oWfkwD)2014_Trondheim_scenes-6 (https://flic.kr/p/oWfkwD) by Alf Sollund...
Forum: Leica Fixed Lens Compacts 06-19-2015
Replies: 113
Views: 5,909
Posted By flyalf
Form...

Form Lisboa:

https://c2.staticflickr.com/8/7761/17739173638_2a4302e015_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/t2xUim)X1-1100848 (https://flic.kr/p/t2xUim) by Alf Sollund...
Forum: Digital Leica M8 / M8.2 / M9 / M-E /Mono / M10 aka "M" 06-04-2015
Replies: 93
Views: 4,297
Posted By flyalf
Have to disagree, It really beats me how anyone...

Have to disagree, It really beats me how anyone can use a camera without a finder. A screen is ok for static subjects indoor if you close the curtains, but utter useless outdoor and for people...
Forum: Leica Fixed Lens Compacts 05-27-2015
Replies: 25
Views: 922
Posted By flyalf
X1 stunning usability

The X1 is imo the only compact camera made for photography (1). Its usability is way, way ahead of other compacts. The Fuji are made for fideling with controls, the X! for taking pictures.

(1) If...
Forum: Digital Leica M8 / M8.2 / M9 / M-E /Mono / M10 aka "M" 05-04-2015
Replies: 109
Views: 14,584
Posted By flyalf
An old "naust" (boathouse) from the north of...

An old "naust" (boathouse) from the north of Norway.

https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8754/16783398030_1ae4909c54_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/rz6ivy)Naust, Lyngenfjord (https://flic.kr/p/rz6ivy) by...
Forum: Micl Photo Acc / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 04-27-2015
Replies: 81
Views: 4,146
Posted By flyalf
And: 8. No welcro 9. Waterproof fabric 10....

And:
8. No welcro
9. Waterproof fabric
10. Absoluetly no welcro

:rolleyes:
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-12-2015
Replies: 29
Views: 1,766
Posted By flyalf
The price range seems odd given that it must be...

The price range seems odd given that it must be Norwegian Kroner as currency.
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 03-03-2015
Replies: 107
Views: 3,224
Posted By flyalf
Poster of photo approves or disapproves critique....

Poster of photo approves or disapproves critique. To post photo you need 3 approvals
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 03-02-2015
Replies: 522
Views: 19,247
Posted By flyalf
Keith, others My overall feeling when looking to...

Keith, others

My overall feeling when looking to this photo is sadly to shrug my shoulders. So this photo doesnt give me that much.

So to the more constructive feedback critique.

The composition...
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 02-28-2015
Replies: 147
Views: 4,870
Posted By flyalf
No, please keep going! Thanks for actually...

No, please keep going!

Thanks for actually trying to discuss instead of hijacking with embedded photos. I have read trough posts I cannot understand that you post hasn't got more attention.

Imo you...
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 02-28-2015
Replies: 165
Views: 5,177
Posted By flyalf
The point of whom? The above is my point, and I...

The point of whom? The above is my point, and I honestly think I'm allowed to make my point.

In post 145 a composition critique is made. This is according to some of my points.

And if I miss "the...
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 02-26-2015
Replies: 165
Views: 5,177
Posted By flyalf
Do you mean here at RFF, other places or in...

Do you mean here at RFF, other places or in general?

If street get hated its a reaction, and can be a positive thing. Its worse if its ignored.

I try to watch a few street photos, and even post a...
Forum: Digital Leica M8 / M8.2 / M9 / M-E /Mono / M10 aka "M" 02-21-2015
Replies: 14
Views: 885
Posted By flyalf
Anyone using the M to video?

I'm just curious if anyone actually uses the video possibilities in the Leica M. Please feel free to post additional information. Thanks for watching!
Forum: Digital Leica M8 / M8.2 / M9 / M-E /Mono / M10 aka "M" 02-15-2015
Replies: 2
Views: 548
Posted By flyalf
The M in snow

M + 35/1,4 FLE. The M didnt seem bothered by heavy snow.

https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8563/16349792869_6d2c6bf76d_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/qULXNv)Skiing_Storgata (https://flic.kr/p/qULXNv) by...
Forum: Digital Leica M8 / M8.2 / M9 / M-E /Mono / M10 aka "M" 01-10-2015
Replies: 89
Views: 11,926
Posted By flyalf
M is for me the winner in terms of IQ, RD-1 in...

M is for me the winner in terms of IQ, RD-1 in terms of handling (by far) :)
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 12-31-2014
Replies: 71
Views: 6,382
Posted By flyalf
I absolutely agree. Not only do I agree, but I...

I absolutely agree. Not only do I agree, but I would like to add that my prejudices supporting this are not based on facts nor knowledge, only my own superiority :angel:.

Honestly one of the better...
Forum: Digital Leica M8 / M8.2 / M9 / M-E /Mono / M10 aka "M" 12-31-2014
Replies: 15
Views: 2,685
Posted By flyalf
Thanks a lot for sharing!

Thanks a lot for sharing!
Forum: Digital Leica M8 / M8.2 / M9 / M-E /Mono / M10 aka "M" 12-28-2014
Replies: 72
Views: 7,935
Posted By flyalf
Otter track leading to...

Otter track leading to sea:

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7556/15945956039_5683430fe9_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/qi6cbx)
L1004908 (https://flic.kr/p/qi6cbx) by fotoalf...
Forum: Digital Leica M8 / M8.2 / M9 / M-E /Mono / M10 aka "M" 12-09-2014
Replies: 65
Views: 4,575
Posted By flyalf
No disrespect meant. Different users, different...

No disrespect meant. Different users, different perception. For some the real physical difference is minimal, for others not so :rolleyes:
Forum: Digital Leica M8 / M8.2 / M9 / M-E /Mono / M10 aka "M" 12-01-2014
Replies: 72
Views: 7,935
Posted By flyalf
Cool Young sapmi

From the reindeer gathering near Tromsų. A young sapmi trying the lasso.

Thanks for watching!

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7554/15923882382_d22121dc9d_b.jpg...
Forum: Digital Leica M8 / M8.2 / M9 / M-E /Mono / M10 aka "M" 11-30-2014
Replies: 65
Views: 4,575
Posted By flyalf
I used both side by side for some months beforel...

I used both side by side for some months beforel selling M9 :angel:. The feel can imo best be felt (oops) by using them, not having them standing on a desk (ok, a low blow I admit, sorry).
Forum: Digital Leica M8 / M8.2 / M9 / M-E /Mono / M10 aka "M" 11-28-2014
Replies: 65
Views: 4,575
Posted By flyalf
Honestly the main reason to keep only M after...

Honestly the main reason to keep only M after using both M9 an M side-by-side for a while is the ability to have more exact composition on tripod work due to EVF. Actually I did not guess this before...
Forum: Digital Leica M8 / M8.2 / M9 / M-E /Mono / M10 aka "M" 11-09-2014
Replies: 69
Views: 4,917
Posted By flyalf
Thanks for sharing, Imo you are both wrong and...

Thanks for sharing,

Imo you are both wrong and right. This is where I believe you and quite a few other are faulty. You do not agree with "(1) claims by manufacturers that their digital cameras...
Forum: Digital Leica M8 / M8.2 / M9 / M-E /Mono / M10 aka "M" 11-08-2014
Replies: 72
Views: 7,935
Posted By flyalf
Whale ohoy

Better bring lens cleaning paper for lens when out in boat near Tromsų Norway now :cool:

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5602/15556177658_41e1b01fd5_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/pGDtDC)L1002050...
Forum: Digital Leica M8 / M8.2 / M9 / M-E /Mono / M10 aka "M" 10-27-2014
Replies: 72
Views: 7,935
Posted By flyalf
While waiting for Aurora

The brigde from my hometown Tromsų to the island Kvalya.

Painting with LED flashlight. M + 37/1,4 FLE.


https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3934/15609172455_276531947b_c.jpg...
Forum: Digital Leica M8 / M8.2 / M9 / M-E /Mono / M10 aka "M" 09-03-2014
Replies: 72
Views: 7,935
Posted By flyalf
A quiet night in Trondhjem

Thanks for looking!

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3885/14870057329_7cfc20382f_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/oE1VYM)
2014_Trondheim_scenes-4 (https://flic.kr/p/oE1VYM) by fotoalf...
Forum: Digital Leica M8 / M8.2 / M9 / M-E /Mono / M10 aka "M" 03-17-2014
Replies: 109
Views: 14,584
Posted By flyalf
From hometown Tromsų. Im not yet conviced about...

From hometown Tromsų. Im not yet conviced about the bokeh of snowflakes from the 35/1,4 FLE. But its really a great lens, so need to compare with other lenses on out-of-focus snowflakes :). Strange...
Forum: Digital Leica M8 / M8.2 / M9 / M-E /Mono / M10 aka "M" 02-12-2014
Replies: 1,768
Views: 161,030
Posted By flyalf
Smile Updated version from my previous roadtrip to...

Updated version from my previous roadtrip to North-Norway. Good to see that M9 holds up compared to M (these were used side-by-side).

Please see more on Flickr (txt, map, ...). Thanks for...
Forum: Digital Leica M8 / M8.2 / M9 / M-E /Mono / M10 aka "M" 02-03-2014
Replies: 109
Views: 14,584
Posted By flyalf
Sennalandet

From a roadtrip at north-east of Norway. Temperatures from -15 to -22 C degrees, and quite a lot of wind. Here from crossing one of several mountain passes...
Forum: Digital Leica M8 / M8.2 / M9 / M-E /Mono / M10 aka "M" 02-03-2014
Replies: 109
Views: 14,584
Posted By flyalf
Thanks a lot! Leica Marcro 90/4 (great compact...

Thanks a lot!

Leica Marcro 90/4 (great compact lens).
Forum: Digital Leica M8 / M8.2 / M9 / M-E /Mono / M10 aka "M" 01-15-2014
Replies: 109
Views: 14,584
Posted By flyalf
Thanks! Yes, I know. The light during the "color...

Thanks!

Yes, I know. The light during the "color zone" is simply stunning.

Here is a photo of a traditional boathouse (naust). On the left hand side you can also see a nest-box put up by fishermen...
Forum: Digital Leica M8 / M8.2 / M9 / M-E /Mono / M10 aka "M" 01-12-2014
Replies: 109
Views: 14,584
Posted By flyalf
A great time for winter photos with aprox minus...

A great time for winter photos with aprox minus 15 and the sun close to appearing here in the north of Norway.

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7312/11912128154_82e4f250c3_c.jpg...
Forum: Digital Leica M8 / M8.2 / M9 / M-E /Mono / M10 aka "M" 01-12-2014
Replies: 109
Views: 14,584
Posted By flyalf
Thanks, The shoot is underexposed -2EV @ISO 800...

Thanks,

The shoot is underexposed -2EV @ISO 800 in order to get a short exposure time. This must be the explanation?
Forum: Digital Leica M8 / M8.2 / M9 / M-E /Mono / M10 aka "M" 01-06-2014
Replies: 109
Views: 14,584
Posted By flyalf
2014 Polar Night Halfmarathon in Tromsų

Testing Jupiter 3 50/1,5 wide open at low-light. This is from the 2014 Polar Night Halfmarathon in Tromsų, a halfmarathon in eeeh...the polar night. The night being at 15:00 since the sun is 24/7...
Forum: Philosophy of Photography 01-03-2014
Replies: 308
Views: 20,307
Posted By flyalf
Its the most simplistic in adjusting 4 of the 5...

Its the most simplistic in adjusting 4 of the 5 basic parameters to allow photographic control? Aperture, exposure time, focus and crop (no, a zoom is NOT more simplistic, it only allows to change...
Forum: Sony NEX / Full Frame Alpha non DSLR Cameras 01-02-2014
Replies: 76
Views: 20,208
Posted By flyalf
... and weather sealing, and LV, and EVF, and...

... and weather sealing, and LV, and EVF, and improved tripod mount, and improved dynamics, and more quiet shutter, and adapter for legacy lenses. Oh yes, and still maintaining M lens compatibility...
Forum: RFF Polls 12-25-2013
Replies: 139
Views: 15,610
Posted By flyalf
As I started doing more street and people photos...

As I started doing more street and people photos in urban environment I have added UV to M lens because of more need for cleaning.

I know for sure that this degrades IQ with lower contrast and...
Forum: Digital Leica M8 / M8.2 / M9 / M-E /Mono / M10 aka "M" 12-25-2013
Replies: 109
Views: 14,584
Posted By flyalf
Thanks, and I wish a great Christmas time for...

Thanks, and I wish a great Christmas time for everyone :angel:,

In fact I don't remember if its the same FW. I shot raw, and cannot say that I remember WB to be better (or worse). The WB is allways...
Forum: Digital Leica M8 / M8.2 / M9 / M-E /Mono / M10 aka "M" 12-24-2013
Replies: 109
Views: 14,584
Posted By flyalf
The Christmas feel in my hometown Tromsų (with...

The Christmas feel in my hometown Tromsų (with myself). Enjoy Christmas whether you celebrate or not :angel::

http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5493/11530485706_c4bc1ba456_c.jpg...
Forum: Digital Leica M8 / M8.2 / M9 / M-E /Mono / M10 aka "M" 12-24-2013
Replies: 291
Views: 34,419
Posted By flyalf
For me the missing important aspect would be...

For me the missing important aspect would be support for lens with mechanical manual focus somehow coupled to a RF superimposed image (b).

And on seconds thoughts there are other differences between...
Forum: Philosophy of Photography 12-20-2013
Replies: 58
Views: 3,899
Posted By flyalf
Only a very few are techs. For me a technician...

Only a very few are techs. For me a technician are someone who dives into the technology and creates something new technology-wise to create something new photo-wise. I don't think many of us are...
Forum: Digital Leica M8 / M8.2 / M9 / M-E /Mono / M10 aka "M" 12-11-2013
Replies: 109
Views: 14,584
Posted By flyalf
Winter street fashions in Reykjavik

Winter street fashions in Reykjavik.

http://farm3.staticflickr.com/2832/11327555874_c35d41156e_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/70952617@N07/11327555874/)
Street_Iceland_01...
Forum: Digital Leica M8 / M8.2 / M9 / M-E /Mono / M10 aka "M" 12-07-2013
Replies: 127
Views: 40,669
Posted By flyalf
Based purely on the end result its not a...

Based purely on the end result its not a difference between M9 and M 8 (don't know about M8). But its much harder to get the same end results from M9 as M because of more limitations in dynamics.
Forum: Digital Leica M8 / M8.2 / M9 / M-E /Mono / M10 aka "M" 12-02-2013
Replies: 1,768
Views: 161,030
Posted By flyalf
+1. Very good work!

+1. Very good work!
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-02-2013
Replies: 4,476
Views: 1,004,775
Posted By flyalf
A great...

A great Roman.

http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3682/10964664275_d18be3448c_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/70952617@N07/10964664275/)
Great_People_Roma_20131113_23...
Forum: Digital Leica M8 / M8.2 / M9 / M-E /Mono / M10 aka "M" 12-01-2013
Replies: 1,768
Views: 161,030
Posted By flyalf
From todays...

From todays snowfall.

http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5520/11156656415_76ae206c08_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/70952617@N07/11156656415/)
House_Griff...
Forum: RFF Polls 11-28-2013
Replies: 55
Views: 4,370
Posted By flyalf
I have tried 2 different systems with Leica...

I have tried 2 different systems with Leica glass. Imo neither of the systems in the poll are optimal for M lenses (perhaps except GRX?), in particular for 35mm and shorter. And one need in fact...
Forum: Digital Leica M8 / M8.2 / M9 / M-E /Mono / M10 aka "M" 11-25-2013
Replies: 109
Views: 14,584
Posted By flyalf
A normal day here in Tromsų, north of...

A normal day here in Tromsų, north of Norway.

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7440/10964981143_c6dc0c1310_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/70952617@N07/10964981143/)
Storgata...
Forum: Digital Leica M8 / M8.2 / M9 / M-E /Mono / M10 aka "M" 11-22-2013
Replies: 29
Views: 1,391
Posted By flyalf
I love these design exercises, and wish I could...

I love these design exercises, and wish I could sneak it away without anyone noticing.
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