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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 6 Days Ago
Replies: 1,510
Views: 195,133
Posted By newst
Where did she...

Where did she go?

https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/33731645758/in/album-72157709294804507/


Jupiter-3 on an A7II.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 07-17-2019
Replies: 46
Views: 1,305
Posted By newst
My suggestion, a cheap Zorki with a collapsible...

My suggestion, a cheap Zorki with a collapsible Industar 50mm. Not a large investment, competent kit, if it gets destroyed just replace it. I have just done a similar move with a Kiev 4am but already...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 06-27-2019
Replies: 32
Views: 1,235
Posted By newst
I hadn't realized that the Summaron prices had...

I hadn't realized that the Summaron prices had risen so sharply, still with patience it looks like you can still get one in the $350 range.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 06-27-2019
Replies: 32
Views: 1,235
Posted By newst
One 35mm I love using, small and sharp with...

One 35mm I love using, small and sharp with character is the Leica LTM Summaron 3.5/35.

https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/40642382103/in/dateposted-public/
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 06-25-2019
Replies: 32
Views: 1,235
Posted By newst
The Canon 2.0/35 is a good lens with a modern...

The Canon 2.0/35 is a good lens with a modern rendering. An additional advantage is that it has the same sie filter ring as the 1.8/50. When out on the street with both lenses this lets you carry...
Forum: Sony Alpha Mirrorless - All Models 07-31-2017
Replies: 9
Views: 1,296
Posted By newst
Someone at Sony has access to some bomb weed....

Someone at Sony has access to some bomb weed. $128.00 for that grip extension, really?

This seems more...
Forum: Sony Alpha Mirrorless - All Models 07-26-2017
Replies: 9
Views: 1,296
Posted By newst
Another vote for the Meike grip. It works well...

Another vote for the Meike grip. It works well and, for me at least, hasn't presented any problems.
Forum: Sony Alpha Mirrorless - All Models 06-08-2017
Replies: 58
Views: 5,581
Posted By newst
Interesting. I have seen posts on this issue by...

Interesting. I have seen posts on this issue by TAP owners (I have no reason to believe they are trolls) but nothing backed up by photographic evidence. A concern, yes, yet I have not seen any such...
Forum: Optics Theory - 05-17-2017
Replies: 104
Views: 30,904
Posted By newst
I personally don't believe that the "3D effect"...

I personally don't believe that the "3D effect" is lens dependent. This image is from a Sony A6500 with a rather mundane Minolta Rokkor-X 2.0/45 kit...
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-24-2017
Replies: 63
Views: 3,134
Posted By newst
Just recently an M-Rokkor 4.0/90. Just being...

Just recently an M-Rokkor 4.0/90. Just being clumsy while trying to do too many things at the same time. Almost caught it, but not quite. Landed on a tile floor at the edge of the filter ring. As it...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-06-2017
Replies: 63
Views: 3,134
Posted By newst
I just let an M-Rokkor 90mm slip out of my hand...

I just let an M-Rokkor 90mm slip out of my hand and hit the tile floor. The filter ring isn't circular anymore. I've sent it out for repair so we'll see what it is like when I get it back.
Forum: Sony Alpha / NEX News / General Discussion 02-02-2017
Replies: 23
Views: 6,459
Posted By newst
Just to share, the most extensive user discussion...

Just to share, the most extensive user discussion of the Techart Pro adapter that I have found is at the FredMiranda site:

http://www.fredmiranda.com/forum/topic/1445543

In my personal collection I...
Forum: Zeiss Contax 12-12-2016
Replies: 16
Views: 1,243
Posted By newst
Thank you Sevo. I didn't even think that it might...

Thank you Sevo. I didn't even think that it might have been coated after production. Certainly a viable possibility.
Forum: Zeiss Contax 12-12-2016
Replies: 16
Views: 1,243
Posted By newst
1938 Coated Contax Tessar 2.8/50 Real or Fake

As listed on Ebay:

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Collectible-pre-WWII-Carl-Zeiss-Tessar-5cm-1-2-8-coated-lens-for-Contax-cameras-/291965907958?hash=item43fa8633f6:g:n3cAAOSw4GVYNjhx

Personally I don't...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 12-02-2016
Replies: 71
Views: 5,683
Posted By newst
This won't help the OP but there are two steps I...

This won't help the OP but there are two steps I always take when selling on Ebay, and I make both completely clear in the auction listing.

1. I always ship internationally through the Global...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-28-2016
Replies: 32
Views: 2,380
Posted By newst
If you buy a Konica camera that needs service you...

If you buy a Konica camera that needs service you can contact Greg Weber at http://www.webercamera.com/ . Greg has decades of experience repairing Konica SLRs. When Konica stopped making cameras he...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-27-2016
Replies: 32
Views: 2,380
Posted By newst
My Konica Hexanon lenses were so good and...

My Konica Hexanon lenses were so good and inexpensive that I never really went looking for third party lenses. One that I did buy recently (because it cost practically nothing and was in excellent...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 09-07-2016
Replies: 46
Views: 24,587
Posted By newst
Two suggestions... Youxin Ye ...

Two suggestions...

Youxin Ye http://www.yyecamera.com/

Clarence Gass http://gasscamerarepair.com/
Forum: Optics Theory - 08-31-2016
Replies: 31
Views: 3,235
Posted By newst
I guess that depends on the camera. Using Live...

I guess that depends on the camera. Using Live View on my Sony I can see the actual depth of view image in the viewfinder before I capture the image.
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 08-24-2016
Replies: 8
Views: 1,517
Posted By newst
Joao, Weber could perform a complete CLA on the...

Joao,

Weber could perform a complete CLA on the camera. He did so on mine.
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 08-23-2016
Replies: 8
Views: 1,517
Posted By newst
Yes, you are correct on both counts. In case you...

Yes, you are correct on both counts.

In case you are interested, Weber Camera offers a modification for the C35 that adjusts the voltage to the light meter, allowing for an accurate light meter...
Forum: Zeiss Contax 08-08-2016
Replies: 3
Views: 847
Posted By newst
Found a service tech. Lens has been mailed out....

Found a service tech. Lens has been mailed out. Thank you for your interest.
Forum: Zeiss Contax 08-06-2016
Replies: 3
Views: 847
Posted By newst
Thank you, just one problem. Prominent on their...

Thank you, just one problem. Prominent on their web page is...

Important Notice:
Thank you all for the overwhelming response. As a result, we can't accept anymore repairs until February 2017.
Forum: Zeiss Contax 08-06-2016
Replies: 3
Views: 847
Posted By newst
Triotar CLA---Any recommendations

Hi,

I recently bought a lovely Zeiss Contax mount 4.0/85 Triotar. The lens is in great shape cosmetically. The glass is clean with only minor dust. All those blades are clean and the aperture ring...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 07-28-2016
Replies: 23
Views: 3,571
Posted By newst
I have only recently started shooting film. I...

I have only recently started shooting film. I found 'The Darkroom' to be efficient, capable and customer friendly. They provide postage covered mailer envelopes, post your scanned images online as...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 07-23-2016
Replies: 12
Views: 1,450
Posted By newst
I have never used, and have no reason not to use...

I have never used, and have no reason not to use DAG but I have had excellent service from Youxin Ye, http://www.yyecamera.com/ . Fast, great communication and a CLA on a rangefinder lens was $80.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 07-16-2016
Replies: 28
Views: 8,007
Posted By newst
Post war coated Elmar 90 mounted on a Sony...

Post war coated Elmar 90 mounted on a Sony A7II...

http://i1127.photobucket.com/albums/l633/newst1/Canvas/2016-06-17%20Trooper%20A7II%20Elmar%2090-40%20A01%20crop.jpg...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-15-2016
Replies: 492
Views: 92,843
Posted By newst
http://i1127.photobucket.com/albums/l633/newst1/Ca...

http://i1127.photobucket.com/albums/l633/newst1/Canvas/2015-04-15%20Smokey%20A7II%20Jupiter-3%2050-15%205%208x10.jpg...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 07-09-2016
Replies: 48
Views: 9,422
Posted By newst
New life for the Jupiter 12; Sony A7II and...

New life for the Jupiter 12; Sony A7II and Techart Pro LM to E Autofocus...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 07-08-2016
Replies: 75
Views: 11,262
Posted By newst
When my girlfriend first asked me if I would take...

When my girlfriend first asked me if I would take in a kitten from her brother's cat's litter I was reluctant. Not only had I never had a cat, I now had a Husky that was large enough to be dangerous...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 07-08-2016
Replies: 24
Views: 1,838
Posted By newst
Well let's see... "... the lab probably used bad...

Well let's see...

"... the lab probably used bad developer, the negatives are not sharp also and the scanning is bad too..."

All that and yet some of the photographs are quite good, the 'flare' in...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 07-02-2016
Replies: 24
Views: 1,838
Posted By newst
Just put it on a camera and take a few photos. I...

Just put it on a camera and take a few photos. I have been amazed in the past with apparently 'destroyed' lenses taking excellent photographs. The bottom line is you won't know until you try it.
Forum: Sony Alpha / NEX News / General Discussion 06-26-2016
Replies: 23
Views: 6,459
Posted By newst
Nothing wrong with that. The only native Sony...

Nothing wrong with that. The only native Sony lens I own is the 28-70 kit zoom that came with the body which was almost free for what I paid for the full kit. After several years of experimenting,...
Forum: Sony Alpha / NEX News / General Discussion 06-25-2016
Replies: 23
Views: 6,459
Posted By newst
I am still waiting for mine to be delivered but...

I am still waiting for mine to be delivered but in anticipation I have been devouring everything I can read by way of reviews and user experiences.

The answer to your question is, unfortunately, it...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 06-23-2016
Replies: 5
Views: 1,354
Posted By newst
Two...

Two resources...

http://wp.ki-online.net/konica-c35-rangefinder-repair-manual-step-by-step/

http://wp.ki-online.net/konica-c35-rangefinder-camera-repair-light-meter-soldering/
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 06-22-2016
Replies: 16
Views: 1,986
Posted By newst
Some Soviet Lens Information...

Some Soviet Lens Information Resources
https://www.fedka.com/Frames/Main_Frame.htm
http://www.sovietcams.com/index.php?643375220

I suspect you will see greater differences in these lenses based on...
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 06-20-2016
Replies: 23
Views: 2,625
Posted By newst
I remember that as a kid my grandmother had a...

I remember that as a kid my grandmother had a number of these, either her own or from my aunts/uncles before they left home

I never found out what happened to them when she passed. Hopefully one of...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 06-17-2016
Replies: 36
Views: 3,500
Posted By newst
If you are going to use it stopped down try a...

If you are going to use it stopped down try a Canon LTM 2.8/35. Much easier on the wallet than the other, excellent lenses suggested here.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount Copies 06-17-2016
Replies: 15
Views: 3,221
Posted By newst
A good J-8 is one of the best value for dollar...

A good J-8 is one of the best value for dollar lenses on the market. The problem is finding a good one. It isn't as much the quality control/lack of quality control attributed to Soviet era...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 06-15-2016
Replies: 32
Views: 2,711
Posted By newst
You may be correct in assuming that Mr. Ye...

You may be correct in assuming that Mr. Ye doesn't have the equipment and/or skills to make the repair. I simply suggest that the OP check with him first rather than making the decision uninformed....
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 06-15-2016
Replies: 32
Views: 2,711
Posted By newst
I sent Youxin a Canon LTM 1.2/50 for CLA. Unknown...

I sent Youxin a Canon LTM 1.2/50 for CLA. Unknown to me the lens had been badly repaired previously with the rear element jammed into the barrel. I hadn't noticed it as I had only been using the lens...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 06-15-2016
Replies: 32
Views: 2,711
Posted By newst
Seconded!!!

Seconded!!!
Forum: Zeiss Contax 06-14-2016
Replies: 5
Views: 963
Posted By newst
To get pedantic. The earliest J-8s, 1946 to...

To get pedantic.

The earliest J-8s, 1946 to 1948-9ish were made from Zeiss parts and Schott glass shipped from Germany to the Soviet Union as war reparations. If you have one of these the rear...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 06-13-2016
Replies: 1,510
Views: 195,133
Posted By newst
Lovely photograph. It provides a new insight for...

Lovely photograph. It provides a new insight for me into the term 'sea-dog'. ;)
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 06-12-2016
Replies: 11
Views: 4,325
Posted By newst
Interesting. I am running Win 10 with Webroot and...

Interesting. I am running Win 10 with Webroot and getting the "Malicious Attack Ahead" warning screen when I click on the URL.
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 06-09-2016
Replies: 48
Views: 9,422
Posted By newst
As someone who has been using the J-12 on an A7...

As someone who has been using the J-12 on an A7 for a couple years I have to say that the lens' rear element does not touch the sensor.

I also own an A6000. The rear element doesn't touch the sensor...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 06-06-2016
Replies: 15
Views: 2,291
Posted By newst
The Canon 1.8 is an excellent lens. One caution...

The Canon 1.8 is an excellent lens. One caution is to be careful of internal haze, quite common with this lens and often difficult to remove. I have read in several sources, including this forum,...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 06-03-2016
Replies: 48
Views: 9,422
Posted By newst
It's not bad as a portrait lens...

It's not bad as a portrait lens either.

http://i1127.photobucket.com/albums/l633/newst1/Canvas/2016-03-06%20Naia%20A7II%20Jupiter-12%2035-28%20A01.jpg...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 05-26-2016
Replies: 2
Views: 869
Posted By newst
The Canon LTM 1.8/85 is a good lens. It generally...

The Canon LTM 1.8/85 is a good lens. It generally sells at around the $500 range.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-26-2016
Replies: 12
Views: 1,494
Posted By newst
I used to own the Rokinon 85mm in Sony E mount....

I used to own the Rokinon 85mm in Sony E mount. It was an excellent lens sharp, smooth bokeh with modern coatings. Focusing and aperture control was smooth. I didn't experience any wobble with my...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-25-2016
Replies: 1,510
Views: 195,133
Posted By newst
Thank you.

Thank you.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-20-2016
Replies: 768
Views: 327,932
Posted By newst
The aircraft is a Pilatus PC-12, still in...

The aircraft is a Pilatus PC-12, still in production. The following is from the Pilatus website.

Pilatus Group
An International Oriented Swiss Company
Founded in 1939, Pilatus Aircraft Ltd is the...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-19-2016
Replies: 10
Views: 1,450
Posted By newst
http://www.l-camera-forum.com/leica-wiki.en/index....

http://www.l-camera-forum.com/leica-wiki.en/index.php/35mm_f/2.8_Elmarit-R_I
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-14-2016
Replies: 8,901
Views: 868,505
Posted By newst
Just picked up a Konica C35 Automatic. Full kit...

Just picked up a Konica C35 Automatic. Full kit with original box, soft and hard cases, manual, flash cube attachment and inspection card. Price tag on the box was $99.95. Very clean.

It has already...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-14-2016
Replies: 8,901
Views: 868,505
Posted By newst
Thanks, This is my second shot at the Super...

Thanks,

This is my second shot at the Super Rokkor 45mm. I bought one in 2014 but sold it off as it really wasn't much of a performer. Must have been mistreated though you couldn't tell by looking...
Forum: Canon Rangefinders - Peter Dechert and Peter Kitchingman 05-13-2016
Replies: 22
Views: 4,877
Posted By newst
Actually the plastic toys came later, 1960s to...

Actually the plastic toys came later, 1960s to 1970s. When I was a child in the 50s the Japanese export toys were primarily stamped tin (think tiny metal cars or planes with friction 'motors'. When...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-10-2016
Replies: 8,901
Views: 868,505
Posted By newst
Super Rokkor 2.8/45.

Super Rokkor 2.8/45.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 05-09-2016
Replies: 40
Views: 2,698
Posted By newst
Youxin Ye will perform an excellent CLA, quickly,...

Youxin Ye will perform an excellent CLA, quickly, for $80.00. If the J3+ will cost you more than $80 past the Canon then go for the Canon. It is a great lens.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-08-2016
Replies: 56
Views: 3,740
Posted By newst
The view from my front...

The view from my front porch.

http://i1127.photobucket.com/albums/l633/newst1/2016-05-05%20Flora%20A7II%20Summaron%2035-35%20A01.jpg...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 05-02-2016
Replies: 40
Views: 2,698
Posted By newst
I just did a quick Ebay check. Prices ranged from...

I just did a quick Ebay check. Prices ranged from $175 to $500. They can be found at reasonable cost with patience and luck. More expensive than the Jupiter-3 but less risky a purchase.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 05-02-2016
Replies: 40
Views: 2,698
Posted By newst
Two sets of options to offer: Planar type: Canon...

Two sets of options to offer:

Planar type: Canon LTM 1.4/50 or 1.8/50. Both are excellent lenses, I prefer the rendering of the 1.4 but the 1.8 is smaller, less expensive and still an excellent...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 05-01-2016
Replies: 78
Views: 4,252
Posted By newst
This is my situation exactly. I like having...

This is my situation exactly. I like having lenses that render differently, I just don't know when to stop.

Canon 35mm f1.8
Canon 35mm f2.8
Jupiter 12 35mm f2.8
Leica Summaron 35mm f3.5

Canon 50mm...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-12-2016
Replies: 97
Views: 18,151
Posted By newst
Summaron on an...

Summaron on an A7II

http://i1127.photobucket.com/albums/l633/newst1/Canvas/2016-01-07%20Ablutions%20A7II%20Summaron%2035-35%208x10.jpg...
Forum: Sony Alpha / NEX News / General Discussion 04-06-2016
Replies: 22
Views: 3,830
Posted By newst
ernesto, Check out http://techartpro.com/ This...

ernesto,

Check out http://techartpro.com/

This is supposed to provide auto-focus for M lenses on late model Sony Full Frame mirrorless cameras.
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 04-04-2016
Replies: 34
Views: 4,956
Posted By newst
In the past American courts have held a charcoal...

In the past American courts have held a charcoal manufacturer liable for the carbon monoxide deaths of a family who were using the charcoal to heat their un-ventilated home because the bag of...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 03-25-2016
Replies: 32
Views: 3,509
Posted By newst
I recently sent a Canon LTM 1.2/50 to Youxin with...

I recently sent a Canon LTM 1.2/50 to Youxin with a second lens for CLA. He discovered that the rear element was badly jammed (an issue I would not notice with my mirrorless camera but would prevent...
Forum: Sony E Lenses / Adapted Lenses / Adapters / Images 03-24-2016
Replies: 9
Views: 2,656
Posted By newst
It is the 'other one'. The aluminum ring in the...

It is the 'other one'. The aluminum ring in the center is held in place with screws. You loosen them, adjust to infinity and tighten them back down.
Forum: Sony E Lenses / Adapted Lenses / Adapters / Images 03-23-2016
Replies: 9
Views: 2,656
Posted By newst
I have a pair of these Kipon adapters that work...

I have a pair of these Kipon adapters that work very well for...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 03-23-2016
Replies: 65
Views: 5,949
Posted By newst
I currently use the J-8 on a Sony A7II. As it...

I currently use the J-8 on a Sony A7II. As it isn't a rangefinder I am not troubled by the need to shim the lens.

A recent pic with the lens, shot at...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 03-22-2016
Replies: 65
Views: 5,949
Posted By newst
You can avoid the risk of buying a Jupiter-8. A...

You can avoid the risk of buying a Jupiter-8. A company in New York, FEDKA, imports and sells Soviet era lenses and cameras.

They currently have some 'New-Old-Stock' Jupiter-8 lenses for sale (70/80...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 03-22-2016
Replies: 65
Views: 5,949
Posted By newst
My experience has been that Leica lenses from the...

My experience has been that Leica lenses from the 40s & 50s are also prone to haze. The grease used in the helicoid out-gasses over the decades and this deposits on the glass.

It wasn't more...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-02-2016
Replies: 44
Views: 3,062
Posted By newst
http://i1127.photobucket.com/albums/l633/newst1/Ca...

http://i1127.photobucket.com/albums/l633/newst1/Canvas/06%202015-12-03%20A7II%20Konica%2057-12%2013%208x10.jpg...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-02-2016
Replies: 44
Views: 3,062
Posted By newst
http://s1127.photobucket.com/user/newst1/media/Can...

http://s1127.photobucket.com/user/newst1/media/Canvas/02%202015-12-03%20A7II%20Konica%2057-12%2003%208x10.jpg.html

http://s1127.photobucket.com/user/newst1/media/Canvas/06%202015-12-03%20A7II%20Konic...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 02-25-2016
Replies: 17
Views: 3,685
Posted By newst
Just a note. I just had an excellent lens...

Just a note. I just had an excellent lens cleaning and repair performed by Youxin Ye. I asked him about a CLA on a Canon 7 and he told me he does not repair that model. Earlier Canon rangefinders yes...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 02-04-2016
Replies: 20
Views: 2,097
Posted By newst
Here is a cheap LOMO 40mm modified to LTM...

Here is a cheap LOMO 40mm modified to LTM...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 02-04-2016
Replies: 20
Views: 2,097
Posted By newst
Yes, you can 'fix' the focus issue with the...

Yes, you can 'fix' the focus issue with the Industar-69. You still can't turn it into a lens worth using however.
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-01-2016
Replies: 27
Views: 1,524
Posted By newst
The Super Takumar 35mm and Jupiter-12 are both...

The Super Takumar 35mm and Jupiter-12 are both excellent lenses if you intend to use them for street. They won't come close to more modern 35mm lenses in edge/corner sharpness so not as hot for...
Forum: Sony Alpha Mirrorless - All Models 01-17-2016
Replies: 29
Views: 3,356
Posted By newst
Might I also suggest checking out the Konica...

Might I also suggest checking out the Konica Hexanon AR 2.8/24mm.
Forum: Canon Rangefinders - Peter Dechert and Peter Kitchingman 01-11-2016
Replies: 85
Views: 25,741
Posted By newst
Guess I'll play too. I have just started playing...

Guess I'll play too.

I have just started playing with a Canon 7 but have used all of these lenses on the Sony A7II.

35mm f2.8_Doesn't seem to get much internet love but I like it.
50mm f1.4_My...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 12-01-2015
Replies: 58
Views: 11,605
Posted By newst
You have two issues cleaning that lens. 1. The...

You have two issues cleaning that lens. 1. The glass is soft. 2. The coating is weak. I would leave it to an experienced repair technician to clean, someone who knows when to stop. (I just had this...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 11-28-2015
Replies: 29
Views: 3,488
Posted By newst
It obviously wasn't necessary to utilize...

It obviously wasn't necessary to utilize sophisticated technology like scanning to modify film images.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cottingley_Fairies
Forum: Sony E Lenses / Adapted Lenses / Adapters / Images 11-01-2015
Replies: 249
Views: 107,504
Posted By newst
A7II and LTM Summaron...

A7II and LTM Summaron 3.5/35

http://i1127.photobucket.com/albums/l633/newst1/Rangefinder/2015-10-30%20Chair%20A7II%20Summaron%2035-35%2001.jpg...
Forum: Nikon RF 10-29-2015
Replies: 3
Views: 1,000
Posted By newst
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Forum: Sony E Lenses / Adapted Lenses / Adapters / Images 09-13-2015
Replies: 13
Views: 4,569
Posted By newst
I am another of those who only use manual,...

I am another of those who only use manual, non-native lenses with the A7II. I use both an A6000 and the A7II in this way.

I was using an A7, and loving it, when the A7II came out. I upgraded simply...
Forum: Sony E Lenses / Adapted Lenses / Adapters / Images 09-13-2015
Replies: 6
Views: 1,752
Posted By newst
The Sony LA-EA3 and LA-EA4 adapters allow A mount...

The Sony LA-EA3 and LA-EA4 adapters allow A mount lenses to communicate with E mount bodies so that the camera can autofocus as well as know focal length and aperture.

There are adapters for Canon...
Forum: Sony E Lenses / Adapted Lenses / Adapters / Images 09-13-2015
Replies: 249
Views: 107,504
Posted By newst
A7II and Summitar...

A7II and Summitar...
Forum: Sony E Lenses / Adapted Lenses / Adapters / Images 09-13-2015
Replies: 6
Views: 1,752
Posted By newst
Addy101 is correct. A lot of older adapters took...

Addy101 is correct. A lot of older adapters took advantage of the flexibility in the original metal & plastic E mount cameras to use flanges slightly thicker than Sony's spec, allowing their adapters...
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-13-2015
Replies: 31
Views: 2,383
Posted By newst
I once chipped the front glass of an excellent...

I once chipped the front glass of an excellent lens while in the bag. Since then I go with front and rear caps.
Forum: Sony E Lenses / Adapted Lenses / Adapters / Images 09-02-2015
Replies: 13
Views: 4,569
Posted By newst
I work strictly with manual lenses and hand held....

I work strictly with manual lenses and hand held. Was using an A7 and happy with it until Sony introduced the A7II.

Frankly IBIS is great, but primarily with longer, heavier lenses. I didn't have...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-25-2015
Replies: 14
Views: 1,994
Posted By newst
The Helios-44 is an M39 (same back-flange...

The Helios-44 is an M39 (same back-flange distance as M42 lenses) and will not focus properly on a Leica or Leica compatible camera. Neither will it work properly on a camera by using a commercial...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-04-2015
Replies: 132
Views: 23,628
Posted By newst
Focal lengths that I do have that aren't listed...

Focal lengths that I do have that aren't listed are 30mm, 37.5mm and 38mm, all for ROBOT rangefinder.
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