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Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 8 Hours Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 389
Posted By nzeeman
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Forum: Repair / Camera Care 6 Days Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 313
Posted By nzeeman
it can't be-if its on takeup spool it would go...

it can't be-if its on takeup spool it would go through many layers and make multiple reflections -also colored... and yes last one with half frame black is surely capping-probably when you used top...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 1 Week Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 313
Posted By nzeeman
its frontal leak since it is white-it would be...

its frontal leak since it is white-it would be oramge if from back.. but to me looks like internal reflection-since its very round... check for scratches in front chamber or on back of the lens...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-16-2019
Replies: 44
Views: 1,363
Posted By nzeeman
leica-you will need extra speed of lens, and 40mm...

leica-you will need extra speed of lens, and 40mm is perfect for travelling... i see some comments about theft and stuff like that-if you feel unsafe-get some canonet and you can be more relaxed...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 06-10-2019
Replies: 154
Views: 17,179
Posted By nzeeman
when you scan color with epson-do you use his...

when you scan color with epson-do you use his auto color correction? and do you adjust curves at all? you can maybe send me screenshot of settings in pm-my results are not nearly as good on my v330...
Forum: Travel 05-20-2019
Replies: 9
Views: 548
Posted By nzeeman
its good for street as well-especially lines for...

its good for street as well-especially lines for sausages (or as they call them - pilsa) are fun places...
Forum: Travel 05-20-2019
Replies: 9
Views: 548
Posted By nzeeman
if its not a problem to join this thread......

if its not a problem to join this thread... iceland in december-few years ago... pentax 200d...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-16-2019
Replies: 29
Views: 734
Posted By nzeeman
load color film and you will know if it leaks...

load color film and you will know if it leaks from front or back.. if its orange color - its back... but im pretty sure its from front and that is made while cocking shutter.. remove the lens and...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 05-11-2019
Replies: 109
Views: 63,929
Posted By nzeeman
for me is still blank ..

for me is still blank ..
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 05-09-2019
Replies: 19
Views: 878
Posted By nzeeman
well yes general consensus is that earlier the...

well yes general consensus is that earlier the model the better camera... i have all generations and really 1951 is most silent and smooth...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 04-30-2019
Replies: 47
Views: 2,317
Posted By nzeeman
im more interested in that 35mm lens on it... it...

im more interested in that 35mm lens on it... it seems pretty good!
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 04-25-2019
Replies: 30
Views: 1,170
Posted By nzeeman
lovely article and great photos - colors are so...

lovely article and great photos - colors are so perfect!!
Forum: Zeiss Contax 04-20-2019
Replies: 29
Views: 1,234
Posted By nzeeman
is my kiev II from 1953 also ok to join here? in...

is my kiev II from 1953 also ok to join here? in the end its the contax factory....
Forum: Optics Theory - 04-05-2019
Replies: 86
Views: 2,201
Posted By nzeeman
i see this as mocking and aggressive answer...

i see this as mocking and aggressive answer...
Forum: Optics Theory - 04-05-2019
Replies: 86
Views: 2,201
Posted By nzeeman
because he is obviously provoking people that...

because he is obviously provoking people that wanted to help him understand that his lens has no distortion and to teach him basics...
Forum: Optics Theory - 04-05-2019
Replies: 86
Views: 2,201
Posted By nzeeman
also example of your "distortion"?

also example of your "distortion"?
Forum: Optics Theory - 04-04-2019
Replies: 86
Views: 2,201
Posted By nzeeman
this is some joke post,right? i dont even know...

this is some joke post,right? i dont even know where do you see distortion on this one-can you explain us better?
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-27-2019
Replies: 91
Views: 2,664
Posted By nzeeman
sorry for answering this late.. yes large format...

sorry for answering this late..
yes large format is equally unnatural and overdetailed.. when i talked about film i thought about 35mm -and i dont wear glasses nor recent eye testing suggested i...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 03-27-2019
Replies: 175
Views: 15,570
Posted By nzeeman
and my theory is proven true-concerned owner...

and my theory is proven true-concerned owner suddenly dont have time to do real tests... forget about this guys - its obviously non existing issue...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 03-27-2019
Replies: 40
Views: 1,391
Posted By nzeeman
new people come and want ti discuss some things...

new people come and want ti discuss some things that we maybe already discussed... nothing wrong with it... and its always interesting to talk about power of brand. especially nowadays when its so...
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-26-2019
Replies: 91
Views: 2,664
Posted By nzeeman
i think he meant same as me-that we have more...

i think he meant same as me-that we have more detail in digital than eye can resolve in reality so it comes unnatural... same giesy for 4k tv or biggest fps rates of video... our eyes work in lower...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 03-26-2019
Replies: 40
Views: 1,391
Posted By nzeeman
well if they put fair price they would be good......

well if they put fair price they would be good... but they just make overpriced lenses and bodies now - half of them inferior to other manufacturers... so who cares about them still producing it when...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 03-26-2019
Replies: 40
Views: 1,391
Posted By nzeeman
and not only on rebadged... just find any leica...

and not only on rebadged... just find any leica lens and find some from other brand that is sharper and with less distortion.. still leica will be 5x the price. . if you ask buyer why-leica glow or...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 03-25-2019
Replies: 175
Views: 15,570
Posted By nzeeman
just realistic.... i dont want to go ot again...

just realistic.... i dont want to go ot again sorry.. if anyone need to discuss please pm me instead...

and about photos-did you use distance scale on lens to focus or rf?

you should use distance...
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-24-2019
Replies: 91
Views: 2,664
Posted By nzeeman
everything that is made from stone looks like...

everything that is made from stone looks like plastic in nowadays cameras-too much detail in new sensors... i like a bit more older digital sensors... and fully agree with OP about film vs digital...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 03-23-2019
Replies: 175
Views: 15,570
Posted By nzeeman
yes people start a thread and not invade a thread...

yes people start a thread and not invade a thread dedicated to comparison with other lens... im sure its not coincidence-i know to recognize crisis management when i see it...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 03-23-2019
Replies: 175
Views: 15,570
Posted By nzeeman
two guys with extremely low post count report...

two guys with extremely low post count report issues... sounds like a leica marketing department decided to kill the competition....
Forum: Half Frames / Subminiatures 03-20-2019
Replies: 0
Views: 281
Posted By nzeeman
replacement self timer lever on canon demi ee17?

i found ee17 with dead meter and without self timer. meter is not prob i use cameras manually anyway...
but i could use selftimer-does anyone know what can i use for replacement maybe? some other...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 03-19-2019
Replies: 6
Views: 389
Posted By nzeeman
https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7881/32477257587_9d...

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Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 03-16-2019
Replies: 372
Views: 41,145
Posted By nzeeman
wow i didnt see this thread until now!! michael...

wow i didnt see this thread until now!! michael rules!! great job!
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 03-15-2019
Replies: 6
Views: 389
Posted By nzeeman
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Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 03-15-2019
Replies: 6
Views: 389
Posted By nzeeman
pretty good flare...

pretty good flare...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 03-15-2019
Replies: 6
Views: 389
Posted By nzeeman
give us your Ricoh ff70 ff90 and ff700 photos

since all those cameras share lens -lets make a big thread dedicated to it...

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7897/47386014811_7974702f8e_k.jpg...
Forum: Kodak Retina and Ektra Rangefinders 03-13-2019
Replies: 87
Views: 42,855
Posted By nzeeman
retina all the way-shared vf/rf window is great...

retina all the way-shared vf/rf window is great advantage...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 03-12-2019
Replies: 9
Views: 1,135
Posted By nzeeman
its the same lens... in many cases different...

its the same lens... in many cases different brands decide to claim a bit different focal lengths... there were also same lenses used by few brands-some say its 30mm, some 28... i noticed it is...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 03-11-2019
Replies: 2
Views: 310
Posted By nzeeman
i also shoot a lot with it and i am always so...

i also shoot a lot with it and i am always so happy with results-very good precise af and just a slight distortion. i hope you will find out some info about lens design as well... maybe we should...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 03-09-2019
Replies: 2
Views: 310
Posted By nzeeman
ricoh ff70 lens

dear rff-ers does anyone knows anything about this lovely 5/5 lens. i found info for many p&s from that era, nikon even has long detailed article about their nikon l35af lens but noone ever wrote as...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 03-06-2019
Replies: 33
Views: 1,141
Posted By nzeeman
maybe jupiter 3 - sonnar always look modern if...

maybe jupiter 3 - sonnar always look modern if you get sharp example...
and of course that 7artisans lens but it seems like it is a bit bigger size...
or first version of nokton f1.5 ltn
(and if u...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 03-05-2019
Replies: 47
Views: 2,245
Posted By nzeeman
i don't understand the problem here-of all lenses...

i don't understand the problem here-of all lenses they have on site just those two were rebadged,right? the other ones are their designs... so not a big difference than anyone else... leica...
Forum: Digital Compacts 02-23-2019
Replies: 292
Views: 19,885
Posted By nzeeman
lets not go ot too much, but he don't need to be...

lets not go ot too much, but he don't need to be talented photographer and make interesting photos to be able to review camera. review is usually made to test all the features and comment on them and...
Forum: Digital Compacts 02-23-2019
Replies: 292
Views: 19,885
Posted By nzeeman
why so many bad words about that guy-its pretty...

why so many bad words about that guy-its pretty decent review and covers real life use pretty ok.. he didnt try to put sugar on photos-just did them as any amateur would do which gives us much more...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 02-18-2019
Replies: 175
Views: 15,570
Posted By nzeeman
found this on flickr-seems pretty nice...

found this on flickr-seems pretty nice oof
https://flic.kr/p/2d72Npk https://flic.kr/p/2d72Npk
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 02-18-2019
Replies: 175
Views: 15,570
Posted By nzeeman
Question well maybe je was but in reality ultron wipes the...

well maybe je was but in reality ultron wipes the floor with summicron in everything except vignetting...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 02-17-2019
Replies: 175
Views: 15,570
Posted By nzeeman
Wink yes yes of course - its ok that you say bad...

yes yes of course - its ok that you say bad things about nokton but when i say that summilux have wobbly distortion which is obvious- then i become person who just wanna draw attention... i love you...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 02-17-2019
Replies: 175
Views: 15,570
Posted By nzeeman
well it changes with distance-this photo suffers...

well it changes with distance-this photo suffers from wavy one for example.. on closer focus is just barrel...

but lets stop this and just comment about the great job Voigtlander did with this lens...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 02-17-2019
Replies: 175
Views: 15,570
Posted By nzeeman
i see distortion on every summilux photo as...

i see distortion on every summilux photo as well... but i guess price is straightening lines....
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 02-09-2019
Replies: 11
Views: 989
Posted By nzeeman
noooo! this review came too early-i wanted to buy...

noooo! this review came too early-i wanted to buy it but it will go crazy high now :'(
Forum: Canon Rangefinders - Peter Dechert and Peter Kitchingman 02-07-2019
Replies: 11
Views: 955
Posted By nzeeman
hmmm is this topic duplicated? i remember sending...

hmmm is this topic duplicated? i remember sending that canon link when i saw question and now my post is gone...
Forum: Canon Rangefinders - Peter Dechert and Peter Kitchingman 02-07-2019
Replies: 2
Views: 350
Posted By nzeeman
https://global.canon/en/corporate/logo/

https://global.canon/en/corporate/logo/
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 02-02-2019
Replies: 26
Views: 874
Posted By nzeeman
i have many russian lenses if you need-industar...

i have many russian lenses if you need-industar 22, industar 61, jupiter 8 and jupiter 12 but silver version-i dont know if it fits canon p-i can try on mine ...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 02-02-2019
Replies: 26
Views: 874
Posted By nzeeman
both leaks are from the front-they would be...

both leaks are from the front-they would be orange is from back side.. vertical one is on the right side so probably second curtain jams for a moment before fully finishing its trip and lead to...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 01-27-2019
Replies: 175
Views: 15,570
Posted By nzeeman
Lightbulb sorry i didnt write correctly what i wanted to...

sorry i didnt write correctly what i wanted to say-i thougjt new f1.7 is surely better than old f1.7 and f2 because it was corrected old f1.7 formula-while f2 is closer to old f1.7 optically... but i...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 01-26-2019
Replies: 175
Views: 15,570
Posted By nzeeman
Exclamation it would be fun with both f1.7... i gues new one...

it would be fun with both f1.7... i gues new one is better because they changed formula a bit and added a group-so i guess everything is nicely corrected...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 01-26-2019
Replies: 175
Views: 15,570
Posted By nzeeman
agree but this summicron is also asph-and it...

agree but this summicron is also asph-and it costs so much more-without anything better to offer for that money....
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 01-26-2019
Replies: 175
Views: 15,570
Posted By nzeeman
its so nice to see fair manufacturers like...

its so nice to see fair manufacturers like voigtlander-making quality and not pushing price to some crazy heights... i know leica is including brand as well in their prices-but its really too much...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 01-25-2019
Replies: 154
Views: 17,179
Posted By nzeeman
bokeh and everything remind me on old Ultron...

bokeh and everything remind me on old Ultron ltm... i have it and i love it! but i think this new one have better contrast. (also lens design scheme is pretty close to ltm version-if i found good...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 01-25-2019
Replies: 154
Views: 17,179
Posted By nzeeman
wow! i love that is distortion free! and such...

wow! i love that is distortion free! and such pretty contrast and sharpness!
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 01-24-2019
Replies: 176
Views: 10,105
Posted By nzeeman
looks lovely- cant wait to see photos with it....

looks lovely- cant wait to see photos with it....
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 01-16-2019
Replies: 38
Views: 2,687
Posted By nzeeman
i must say distortion on your photos with 7a is...

i must say distortion on your photos with 7a is barely visible ... i expected way more ... and sharpness and bokeh are totally equal...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 01-13-2019
Replies: 30
Views: 13,412
Posted By nzeeman
love that grocery shot!

love that grocery shot!
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 01-13-2019
Replies: 30
Views: 13,412
Posted By nzeeman
hope noone do it- it will kick the prices of ff70...

hope noone do it- it will kick the prices of ff70 sky high....
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 01-09-2019
Replies: 16
Views: 983
Posted By nzeeman
i have v330-its a bit cheaper model than 500 but...

i have v330-its a bit cheaper model than 500 but i think you guys can help me-i have a feeling that i get a bit softer detail-any advice how to get more out of negs?
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 01-09-2019
Replies: 176
Views: 10,105
Posted By nzeeman
Red face its out of my league for many hundreds $... im...

its out of my league for many hundreds $... im coming from a country where it ewuals my several monthly pays... even because i bought canon p i will have to sell my zorki 3m and kiev ii from 1953 :(...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 01-08-2019
Replies: 176
Views: 10,105
Posted By nzeeman
yes i saw that-i really hope that it was just...

yes i saw that-i really hope that it was just optical illusion on a first one... i think that no distortion plus not crazy high price would keep Cosina in a game as a real strong competitor in RF...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 01-08-2019
Replies: 176
Views: 10,105
Posted By nzeeman
on the flowers photo from cosina site-do i see...

on the flowers photo from cosina site-do i see barrel distortion on window frame in background :( i hoped that it will be super corrected lens considering its not super fast...
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-05-2019
Replies: 113
Views: 4,504
Posted By nzeeman
https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/galler...

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/3753/U3753I1545402632.SEQ.0.jpg

it was a lovely moment and light-im still surprised that humble ricoh ff70 nailed this one....
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-26-2018
Replies: 62
Views: 1,685
Posted By nzeeman
im waiting for a ricoh tf900 i found for...

im waiting for a ricoh tf900 i found for 10eur...
and also little plain notebook for my writings...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 12-23-2018
Replies: 15
Views: 655
Posted By nzeeman
try to test it with tv... its cheaper than...

try to test it with tv... its cheaper than shooting and developing many times... http://rick_oleson.tripod.com/index-135.html
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 12-21-2018
Replies: 3
Views: 392
Posted By nzeeman
oh guys thanks for nice words! i was so surprised...

oh guys thanks for nice words! i was so surprised when i saw thread title :)
btw film was taken out of some underwater camera- they were discounted so i bought a lot and took film out... i think they...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 12-18-2018
Replies: 4
Views: 395
Posted By nzeeman
probably best value for money is old ltm ultron...

probably best value for money is old ltm ultron 35 f1.7... its modern design, well corrected and fast... 35 f1.4 has a lot of barrel distortion and 35 f2.5 is a stop slower...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 12-15-2018
Replies: 22
Views: 763
Posted By nzeeman
keep it-contax and kiev lenses are so lovely! but...

keep it-contax and kiev lenses are so lovely! but surely CLA will be preferable if you feel it doesnt quite work properly... or you can go and get earlier models-believe me those early years are so...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 12-15-2018
Replies: 15
Views: 655
Posted By nzeeman
no no it's not shutter bounce - it's capping -...

no no it's not shutter bounce - it's capping - it's darker that means it got less light... and yes you can use curtain tension instructions for any FSU.. it's best to go from untensioned and slowly...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 12-10-2018
Replies: 1
Views: 341
Posted By nzeeman
lovely little article and especially photos!!!

lovely little article and especially photos!!!
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 11-28-2018
Replies: 176
Views: 10,105
Posted By nzeeman
i would love that 35 - if its anywhere like...

i would love that 35 - if its anywhere like ultron 1.7 it will ve perfect
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 11-24-2018
Replies: 102
Views: 3,749
Posted By nzeeman
i also use ricoh ff90 and recommend-perfect lens....

i also use ricoh ff90 and recommend-perfect lens. i also started thread about that lens on it because it says 5 elements / 5 groups... are you sure its tessar? is there a scheme or more info online?
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 11-17-2018
Replies: 0
Views: 354
Posted By nzeeman
ricoh ff-70 lens design

i am very impressed by quality of lens on this camera, but i was wondering, does anyone have optical scheme of this one - only thing i found is 5 elements in 5 groups.
so if anyone have any more...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 10-05-2017
Replies: 0
Views: 827
Posted By nzeeman
used Voigtländer in Paris or Rouen

I will be in Rouen and Paris next week and searching for some Voigtländer 35mm or 28mm (35 preferred..)
Does anyone know for some used camera shops there or some members live there that want to sell...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 02-25-2014
Replies: 6
Views: 1,118
Posted By nzeeman
if i remember correctly - contaxes have some...

if i remember correctly - contaxes have some serial numbers on shutter itself
here is the list of numbers...
http://www.wctatel.net/web/crye/z-i35mm.htm#tax
Forum: Travel 08-24-2013
Replies: 14
Views: 1,672
Posted By nzeeman
Another one against Auschwitz - it doesnt mean a...

Another one against Auschwitz - it doesnt mean a thing - too much cheap emotion tricks. They try to shock you in every was possible - but what is use - yes its concentration camp like every other in...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-15-2012
Replies: 3
Views: 637
Posted By nzeeman
great choice of photo to go with article

but i dont know do they think about zorki 4 or zorki 6? :D
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 03-17-2012
Replies: 8
Views: 1,408
Posted By nzeeman
I like your idea - i was organizing few previous...

I like your idea - i was organizing few previous FSU contests - but i think you are much much better organized than i - congratulations on great work!
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE - Film 01-09-2012
Replies: 36
Views: 3,549
Posted By nzeeman
i think you should try and go for a second hand...

i think you should try and go for a second hand bessa r (it goes i think down to 250 eur) or bessa r2 . if you take bessa r - yes it is only screw mount but it leave you enough money to buy some...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-19-2011
Replies: 84
Views: 4,759
Posted By nzeeman
jupiter 3 or ltm canon 35mm/f2

jupiter 3 or ltm canon 35mm/f2
Forum: Hardware / Computers / Drives / etc 10-25-2011
Replies: 26
Views: 3,744
Posted By nzeeman
hi florian-long time no see! i would recommend...

hi florian-long time no see! i would recommend hp4320-it is i3 processor inside and 13.3inch monitor. i have it and it is nice and sturdy. i use it mainly to make music but i think it would be good...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount Copies 05-13-2011
Replies: 7
Views: 2,063
Posted By nzeeman
second one has better sharpness and bokeh... but...

second one has better sharpness and bokeh... but somehow i like atmosphere in first one better...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 04-19-2011
Replies: 16
Views: 1,684
Posted By nzeeman
i just realised that we ignored this post -...

i just realised that we ignored this post - sorry.
yes this looks like genuine pre 1955 kiev - what is serial number of camera? i see that lens dates in 1955..
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 04-18-2011
Replies: 38
Views: 3,101
Posted By nzeeman
@schmoo - fuzzy lines along whole film reminds me...

@schmoo - fuzzy lines along whole film reminds me on felt in film cassete - so probably you have some leak around rewind knob...
@Brian Legge since leak is on the bottom of photo light comes from top...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 04-18-2011
Replies: 16
Views: 1,684
Posted By nzeeman
front plate is from pre-1955 kiev, and rest of it...

front plate is from pre-1955 kiev, and rest of it looks like 60s kiev. in fact shoe and top plate are surely from 60s. maybe the parts under leather can be 50s also because it reminds me on my 50s...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 03-20-2011
Replies: 41
Views: 3,753
Posted By nzeeman
as i remember bad rep was from some people that...

as i remember bad rep was from some people that noticed pincushion distortion in photos. it was only slight but as always people made a biggest problem out of it...
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 03-04-2011
Replies: 2
Views: 1,328
Posted By nzeeman
anyone remember this concept camera from 2 years ago

it seems that guys in fuji were making a camera along this guy design who talked about RF with f2.0 lens two years ago
http://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=64277&page=2
they just...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-13-2011
Replies: 141
Views: 13,133
Posted By nzeeman
do you maybe have some info what do they...

do you maybe have some info what do they innovating these days? maybe their own 400? that would be great!
Forum: Off Topic 02-10-2011
Replies: 128
Views: 8,298
Posted By nzeeman
there are too many leica stereotypes and many of...

there are too many leica stereotypes and many of them dont have much truth in them-i was using fsu rangefinders my whole life-one day i found really affordable leica body in ugly cosmetic condition...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-27-2011
Replies: 24
Views: 1,895
Posted By nzeeman
try to take best shots possible with - jupiter -...

try to take best shots possible with - jupiter - drill it through many conditions. when you see all 6 rolls you will maybe see that summicron is not so much better lens. maybe you will see that you...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-27-2011
Replies: 25
Views: 8,064
Posted By nzeeman
40.5 is too small for my summarit - and i never...

40.5 is too small for my summarit - and i never found any 41mm filter or at least cap - if anyone have cap that fits summarit please pm me - it dont need to be nice - any cheap plastic one will do...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 11-02-2010
Replies: 18
Views: 1,696
Posted By nzeeman
maybe rewind crank make too much tension - try to...

maybe rewind crank make too much tension - try to put some wd40 in rewind mechanism (not in wind!!) and it will pull film easier from cassette...
Forum: Zeiss Contax 10-29-2010
Replies: 7
Views: 1,853
Posted By nzeeman
oooops i made mistake it is iiia model - it has...

oooops i made mistake it is iiia model - it has different shutter - capping can happen. so probably it is that - at least it look like one. take off back and check speeds on tv - like you would do...
Forum: Zeiss Contax 10-29-2010
Replies: 7
Views: 1,853
Posted By nzeeman
it is hard to have a drag - because curtains on...

it is hard to have a drag - because curtains on contax are made to be connected one to another so they keep same distance between them all the way. it looks like something is blocking light not only...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 09-29-2010
Replies: 18
Views: 3,214
Posted By nzeeman
btw i think that if meter is dead you can put it...

btw i think that if meter is dead you can put it of auto mode and it will always use 1/30 and you choose aperture...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 09-29-2010
Replies: 9
Views: 1,695
Posted By nzeeman
oh thats not belgrade-that is in...

oh thats not belgrade-that is in budva,montenegro. but i think i saw it here in belgrade too-it seems that he fly very fast...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 09-24-2010
Replies: 9
Views: 1,695
Posted By nzeeman
fed is good to carry when im going to work -...

fed is good to carry when im going to work - because i dont have safe place to put leica so i carry russian stuff - nobody will steal that ...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 09-05-2010
Replies: 9
Views: 1,695
Posted By nzeeman
and some more...

and some more...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 09-05-2010
Replies: 9
Views: 1,695
Posted By nzeeman
back to my fed 2+ jupiter 8

i was using mainly m4 and canonet last few years but this summer i decided to shoot with fed 2 + j8 and it was really enjoyable experience..
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-30-2010
Replies: 56
Views: 19,629
Posted By nzeeman
i have m4 and my wife have m6 - except for a...

i have m4 and my wife have m6 - except for a viewfinder whis have 28mm on m6 and 35 on m4 - there is not much difference in use. if you find 50mm framelines too small on m6 then you should get m4....
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 07-29-2010
Replies: 69
Views: 10,894
Posted By nzeeman
i think he is trying to say thet tree in front is...

i think he is trying to say thet tree in front is much more blurred in biogon shot...
Forum: RFF Polls 07-26-2010
Replies: 261
Views: 31,087
Posted By nzeeman
i have and use only one - lumix lc5 - i bought it...

i have and use only one - lumix lc5 - i bought it when it was already outdated but i love the results with it - especially at iso 200...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-26-2010
Replies: 26
Views: 2,216
Posted By nzeeman
take the m4p for bw film and take small dlux for...

take the m4p for bw film and take small dlux for color - if it is not too much to carry both...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 04-15-2010
Replies: 27
Views: 2,856
Posted By nzeeman
nice photo - looks pretty much like film and...

nice photo - looks pretty much like film

and totally OT - what is that movie "fortunate son" that you have in flickr photos - looks very interesting - are you a part of crew or just photographing?
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 04-10-2010
Replies: 88
Views: 4,032
Posted By nzeeman
here are winners from previous contests: winners...

here are winners from previous contests:

winners from 2006
http://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=27026
winners from...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 04-09-2010
Replies: 88
Views: 4,032
Posted By nzeeman
i made few FSU contests before - and it is simple...

i made few FSU contests before - and it is simple to do that gallery thing - organizer of contest just ask stephen and he will do it in couple of days...
also i will search previous winners and...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 03-23-2010
Replies: 21
Views: 6,272
Posted By nzeeman
i bought from them - and they were very nice. i...

i bought from them - and they were very nice. i had problem with serbian bank to transfer money and that took few weeks but they were very patient and nice all the time... description and photos from...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 02-27-2010
Replies: 5
Views: 925
Posted By nzeeman
that button is for releasing film when you finish...

that button is for releasing film when you finish roll and want to rewind it. when you screw it in it is released for rewinding and when it is in his normal higher position it is ready for normal...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 02-26-2010
Replies: 156
Views: 8,671
Posted By nzeeman
I think there is no point of arguing about this....

I think there is no point of arguing about this. simple reason is that there is a cultural clash between USA and rest of world. In USA they have more strict rules about offensive language than us and...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 02-24-2010
Replies: 10
Views: 2,270
Posted By nzeeman
i remember that that piece of plastic was topic...

i remember that that piece of plastic was topic here around time i joined. there were two theories for it - first was that it is used for writing exposures and second is that it is an aid for loading...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-22-2010
Replies: 27
Views: 7,033
Posted By nzeeman
some wide open...

some wide open...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-16-2010
Replies: 37
Views: 3,912
Posted By nzeeman
no reason for this photo to win except political....

no reason for this photo to win except political. usa is trying hard to brainwash whole world about human rights in iran-especially women rights... but if we pay attention a bit we see that in iran...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 02-09-2010
Replies: 8
Views: 1,102
Posted By nzeeman
can you provide photo of that metal thing so we...

can you provide photo of that metal thing so we can show how to put film...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-09-2010
Replies: 105
Views: 7,105
Posted By nzeeman
i almost every time feel like a idiot. it is from...

i almost every time feel like a idiot. it is from various reasons one example - when i am on holiday somewhere i always feel some kind of remorse - cause i am roaming around totally free taking...
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 02-08-2010
Replies: 152
Views: 46,257
Posted By nzeeman
wow carsten both are sooo 3D!!

wow carsten both are sooo 3D!!
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-31-2010
Replies: 27
Views: 2,154
Posted By nzeeman
i usually buy efke cassettes - they can be opened...

i usually buy efke cassettes - they can be opened by hand and easy to reuse...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-31-2010
Replies: 8
Views: 854
Posted By nzeeman
if you are lazy to make that slide calculator...

if you are lazy to make that slide calculator here is EV values explanation on this site with typical conditions for every
http://www.fredparker.com/ultexp1.htm#Light Intensity Chart
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-31-2010
Replies: 8
Views: 854
Posted By nzeeman
no chart is ok - it is slide one - you line up...

no chart is ok - it is slide one - you line up light conditions with asa - and it show you combination of f stop and exposure time...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-31-2010
Replies: 8
Views: 854
Posted By nzeeman
i dont use lightmeter but this is good help when...

i dont use lightmeter but this is good help when confused
http://expomat.tripod.com/
i always carry it in my notebook...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-31-2010
Replies: 9
Views: 820
Posted By nzeeman
0 tv! i would love to say that about me :D i work...

0 tv! i would love to say that about me :D i work on tv so i watch it a lot there and at home i love to see what other stations have - i rarely enjoy but i am very curious... i just fear if curiosity...
Forum: Kodak Retina and Ektra Rangefinders 01-30-2010
Replies: 17
Views: 2,758
Posted By nzeeman
it is on bottom - so leak is from upper part,...

it is on bottom - so leak is from upper part, also leak is white so it is from front - so it is probably some internal reflection...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-30-2010
Replies: 23
Views: 1,441
Posted By nzeeman
wow i wanted to write a list and just before i...

wow i wanted to write a list and just before i sent it i saw that Bingley has the same one :)
only difference was that i didnt put 35/1.8 because i didnt want to double 35mm focal length.
i thought...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 01-30-2010
Replies: 19
Views: 6,571
Posted By nzeeman
i think it is very good price - especially for...

i think it is very good price - especially for the ultron which sometimes get higher price and many people say it is great lens...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 01-25-2010
Replies: 8
Views: 2,000
Posted By nzeeman
congratulations on succesful repair-it will make...

congratulations on succesful repair-it will make you enjoy camera even more. btw sketch is really nice and cheerful...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-19-2010
Replies: 129
Views: 9,382
Posted By nzeeman
i think it is good for RFF to have links to...

i think it is good for RFF to have links to others sites (of course as long as they are part of discussion) - that way RFF appear in search engines in higher places when searching for rockwell and...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-18-2010
Replies: 8
Views: 2,215
Posted By nzeeman
wow gian i saw some of these before but i am...

wow gian i saw some of these before but i am still impressed - great work!
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 01-17-2010
Replies: 4
Views: 963
Posted By nzeeman
i still think that the best solution would be to...

i still think that the best solution would be to adjust lens for f2 instead of f2.8 and f1.5.
it is because i think that when lens is adjusted for f1.5 on 1 m - it has a lot of problems from f2 to...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 01-17-2010
Replies: 23
Views: 1,497
Posted By nzeeman
you will see fed 2 is a great camera. if you have...

you will see fed 2 is a great camera. if you have any problems just ask - there are many of us fsu users still around here - we are not so active as few years ago but you will surely get fast...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 01-06-2010
Replies: 9
Views: 1,235
Posted By nzeeman
i have only summarit and i am very happy with it....

i have only summarit and i am very happy with it. but one thing you have to know is that it look is really old school - swirly bokeh and all - lot of detail at f1.5 but you dont have sharpness as...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-26-2009
Replies: 50
Views: 5,392
Posted By nzeeman
it look to me like canonet - it is the only...

it look to me like canonet - it is the only camera i have from that list and FOV on this photo look like canonet FOV...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 12-26-2009
Replies: 34
Views: 4,486
Posted By nzeeman
summarit maybe - i have one and i also have...

summarit maybe - i have one and i also have jupiter 8(russian sonnar clone)
they are very different - summarit have swirly bokeh and lower contrast i think...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 12-23-2009
Replies: 14
Views: 1,743
Posted By nzeeman
i use 3 batteries lr44 but those that are used in...

i use 3 batteries lr44 but those that are used in hearing aid devices. they are 1.4V (so you will be around 4.2V in total which is totally ok for sverdlovsk) also they are zinc and people say they...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-21-2009
Replies: 10
Views: 2,930
Posted By nzeeman
it is leak from the front if i am not wrong - if...

it is leak from the front if i am not wrong - if it is from the back it would be reddish color... so probably light sneak around curtains when changing lenses...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-17-2009
Replies: 0
Views: 774
Posted By nzeeman
anyone have some photos from arno breker museum

i am very interested in works of arno breker and i would love to go to his museum. unfortunately it is very expensive trip for me so i am interested if anyone from rff went there and took some...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-10-2009
Replies: 7
Views: 929
Posted By nzeeman
can you take photo of that part with phone or...

can you take photo of that part with phone or some digi?
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-08-2009
Replies: 30
Views: 2,155
Posted By nzeeman
Acliff - that leak on photos 4-7 which is across...

Acliff - that leak on photos 4-7 which is across whole photo is from changing lenses in open so light go around curtains.
on photos 1-3 i dont know what it is - it happen on my photos also sometimes...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 11-29-2009
Replies: 2
Views: 1,151
Posted By nzeeman
have you seen this strange beast - ricoh gxr

http://www.dpreview.com/previews/RicohGXR/

interesting idea but final price is a bit too high i think...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-16-2009
Replies: 65
Views: 4,654
Posted By nzeeman
it seems to me that it is not users mistake -...

it seems to me that it is not users mistake - probably it is bad lens to film distance - maybe someone in past have been removing mount on camera or lens.
if that is his mistake he would get at...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 10-03-2009
Replies: 8
Views: 846
Posted By nzeeman
there is explanation for M8 size here - i checked...

there is explanation for M8 size here - i checked - she is 1.60m and M8 is a little bigger than normal M leica...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 10-03-2009
Replies: 8
Views: 846
Posted By nzeeman
btw here is Audrey Tautou with M8 from Chanel...

btw here is Audrey Tautou with M8 from Chanel commercial...
http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2541/3977040602_9779e19152.jpg
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 10-03-2009
Replies: 8
Views: 846
Posted By nzeeman
m6 or m7 - also i think lens is 35 summicron...

m6 or m7 - also i think lens is 35 summicron judging from the frameline lever and size of the lens...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 09-30-2009
Replies: 221
Views: 16,865
Posted By nzeeman
i think digital improving is near the end now -...

i think digital improving is near the end now - we have full frame sensor - when mp number reach the resolution of the lens there will be no point in making more mp.
also many cameras will have full...
Forum: Kodak Retina and Ektra Rangefinders 09-24-2009
Replies: 21
Views: 3,311
Posted By nzeeman
yes i saw that production number few months ago -...

yes i saw that production number few months ago - i cant find it now but i remember it was around 5000 pieces. and it is very strange - they dont get high prices even with that low production number....
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-21-2009
Replies: 10
Views: 873
Posted By nzeeman
Hey those shots are really good - dont know why...

Hey those shots are really good - dont know why do you feel that way. i think you maybe had too high expectations - rf is just a camera - it will bring you same results as any other...
just keep up...
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-20-2009
Replies: 52
Views: 3,382
Posted By nzeeman
houses at the end of town in...

houses at the end of town in Limenas,Thassos
http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/3753/U3753I1253477907.SEQ.0.jpg
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 09-19-2009
Replies: 8
Views: 1,350
Posted By nzeeman
very nice effect wide open - it reminds me on how...

very nice effect wide open - it reminds me on how my summarit f1.5 behave when shooting wide open on bright light. if i remember correctly they do have pretty similar optical design...

edit:
nokton...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 09-16-2009
Replies: 76
Views: 9,890
Posted By nzeeman
what the hell was that?! :eek: i was defending...

what the hell was that?! :eek:
i was defending this guy in the past - but this is too much...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 09-16-2009
Replies: 54
Views: 4,357
Posted By nzeeman
i would go with 50mm - because i think 50mm...

i would go with 50mm - because i think 50mm lenses give more dynamic photos - wide angle capture too much in my opinion and have too deep DOF.

and little off topic - i was on vacation 10 days and...
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 09-04-2009
Replies: 40
Views: 4,965
Posted By nzeeman
both are really heliar design - diagrams are...

both are really heliar design - diagrams are here:
http://www.cosina.co.jp/seihin/voigt/v-lens/v-l-m/h50-2-3.5/index.html
Forum: RFF Polls 09-03-2009
Replies: 79
Poll: help me out
Views: 4,160
Posted By nzeeman
i love 50mm most - but since you have so many 50s...

i love 50mm most - but since you have so many 50s i think you gain more with 35mm - with almost same speed and ability to hold it on lower shutter speed...
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE - Film 08-31-2009
Replies: 183
Views: 95,520
Posted By nzeeman
this one is really classic... everything is just...

this one is really classic... everything is just right on it.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-26-2009
Replies: 20
Views: 1,601
Posted By nzeeman
pull the lever to the right and see if some new...

pull the lever to the right and see if some new framelines appear, if they do yours are 50mm and if dont then maybe it is wrong...

btw i heard that m6 have smaller framelines than real field of view...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-24-2009
Replies: 17
Views: 1,414
Posted By nzeeman
any of sonnar type lenses will be small: jupiter...

any of sonnar type lenses will be small: jupiter 8 and 3, canon and nikon sonnar clones, new zm sonnar...
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 08-18-2009
Replies: 50
Views: 7,665
Posted By nzeeman
someone asked this few years ago - i had a theory...

someone asked this few years ago - i had a theory that it is because of http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Voight-Kampff_machine
from blade runner - and maybe it feels more intuitive to english people to...
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 08-18-2009
Replies: 15
Views: 3,066
Posted By nzeeman
have you considered planar? it is 50mm and f2 as...

have you considered planar? it is 50mm and f2 as j8 (so you will not have to adapt during the trip on other focal length) and it is sharpest lens in offer today...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 08-12-2009
Replies: 13
Views: 1,143
Posted By nzeeman
absolutely different things - if you need more...

absolutely different things - if you need more speed j3 if you need wider j12.
but i think that j3 is better choice - 35mm never work so good to me...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-11-2009
Replies: 31
Views: 3,137
Posted By nzeeman
you could try leicashop in vienna maybe - i...

you could try leicashop in vienna maybe - i bought lens from them and they were very fast. i dont know how good are they in repairs but i asked them once how much is for CLA an it was lot cheaper i...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 08-10-2009
Replies: 1
Views: 533
Posted By nzeeman
i think that 4am can be very good cameras when...

i think that 4am can be very good cameras when serviced - they had bad control so many were unadjusted in a first place - and because of that they are not used up much probably only few films before...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 08-10-2009
Replies: 5
Views: 626
Posted By nzeeman
you would need second body to take parts from it...

you would need second body to take parts from it - but if that second body have working gears and curtains then there is no reason to take it apart. :)
in which country do you live?
if you are in...
Forum: Argus RF 08-10-2009
Replies: 38
Views: 12,880
Posted By nzeeman
hey owen they are family snaps - but they are...

hey owen they are family snaps - but they are very nice because of that.
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 08-10-2009
Replies: 212
Views: 26,535
Posted By nzeeman
i rarely criticize people's photos - simply...

i rarely criticize people's photos - simply because i dont think i have right to do it. but i know when i make awful photo - someone stated that there are no awful photos but i can show you example...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 08-08-2009
Replies: 254
Views: 17,806
Posted By nzeeman
i think the cron wide open is winner - but he...

i think the cron wide open is winner - but he also lose resolution stopped down. second goes canon 1.4 @f2 and then goes the lux.
as for oof heliar f2 is clear winner - creamy at every aperture.
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 08-07-2009
Replies: 152
Views: 46,257
Posted By nzeeman
i didnt say i am expert - i justa said i am...

i didnt say i am expert - i justa said i am objective because i dont have emotional or financial connection wit those lenses. i just watch photos taken with them same as i would watch results from...
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 08-07-2009
Replies: 152
Views: 46,257
Posted By nzeeman
i was just kidding in last sentence about leica...

i was just kidding in last sentence about leica paying people to write stuff on forums - but sometimes those people behave like that. i know i would probably never have any of those lenses so i...
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 08-07-2009
Replies: 152
Views: 46,257
Posted By nzeeman
thanks ferider - also it is good for comparing...

thanks ferider - also it is good for comparing sharpness of these lenses...
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 08-07-2009
Replies: 152
Views: 46,257
Posted By nzeeman
whenever nokton 1.1 topic is open same thing...

whenever nokton 1.1 topic is open same thing happen - people say it is not real f1.1 lens, it has wide dof and stuff like that. i think few things are clear - it IS f1.1 - check out exif for photos...
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 08-06-2009
Replies: 92
Views: 7,747
Posted By nzeeman
maybe if you want to use rd1 and also not to be...

maybe if you want to use rd1 and also not to be in big disadvantage you can take 2 rd1 cameras - one with wide and one with long lens. of course it is not so cheap but it may work...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-06-2009
Replies: 36
Views: 3,004
Posted By nzeeman
i dont think that camera makes you look old....

i dont think that camera makes you look old. camera looks the same and you look much better now - so you make camera look less pretty now. :)
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 08-04-2009
Replies: 254
Views: 17,806
Posted By nzeeman
im very impressed by heliar 2.0 - i think that it...

im very impressed by heliar 2.0 - i think that it is sharpest in this group - followed by canon 1.4 , heliar 3.5 and summicron are pretty close and then summilux.
i think that heliar will lose its...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 08-04-2009
Replies: 136
Views: 8,596
Posted By nzeeman
it is easy to whole process at home - so that is...

it is easy to whole process at home - so that is probably reason.
but in my case i just don't like color - i have same feeling about color as for digital photos - somehow they don't have any value...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-30-2009
Replies: 49
Views: 4,203
Posted By nzeeman
you dont need f2 to keep it smaller - take zeiss...

you dont need f2 to keep it smaller - take zeiss sonnar f1.5. it is small and totally different to nokton i think so you will have two fast lenses with different character. ;)
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-28-2009
Replies: 9
Views: 1,018
Posted By nzeeman
i think not only japanese topurist use dslr -...

i think not only japanese topurist use dslr - when i went to poland this year - 50% of people have dslr...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 07-24-2009
Replies: 7
Views: 790
Posted By nzeeman
i think that it isnt the case with i61. maybe we...

i think that it isnt the case with i61. maybe we can come close if you upload photo of the lens - or describe it...
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 07-19-2009
Replies: 5
Views: 3,558
Posted By nzeeman
that tele-tessar looks pretty good - but i dont...

that tele-tessar looks pretty good - but i dont see it much on the net...
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 07-19-2009
Replies: 37
Views: 4,345
Posted By nzeeman
maybe they are preparing some new version like...

maybe they are preparing some new version like with 28mm ultron - a bit of improvement - maybe to f1.4 - but i wouldn't expect it this year - until they sell f1.1...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 07-19-2009
Replies: 254
Views: 17,806
Posted By nzeeman
i think this is order- heliar f2, summicron,...

i think this is order- heliar f2, summicron, heliar f3.5
i like the first most - maybe more saturated than it should be - but i like contrast in that one...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-16-2009
Replies: 68
Views: 4,581
Posted By nzeeman
m4p can be found around 800$ i think at keh - and...

m4p can be found around 800$ i think at keh - and for lens you can take ultron 35/1.7 or nokton 35/1.4 or even ultron 28/2. i think that will keep you in very modest price and later you can decide...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 07-14-2009
Replies: 493
Views: 173,329
Posted By nzeeman
you are welcome! i hope people now see that...

you are welcome!

i hope people now see that shallow DOF on last 2 photos...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 07-13-2009
Replies: 493
Views: 173,329
Posted By nzeeman
just click on that orange and green button - just...

just click on that orange and green button - just above this box where you type text. it will open a window and you put a link to photo in it...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 07-12-2009
Replies: 12
Views: 1,382
Posted By nzeeman
only photographic reason for heliar is to have a...

only photographic reason for heliar is to have a new lens which put old school look in your photos. also if you like lens designs - there is something i like at tessar and its derivatives like heliar...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 07-12-2009
Replies: 23
Views: 1,793
Posted By nzeeman
interesting thread. i noticed one thing - when...

interesting thread. i noticed one thing - when photographing large objects , trees building - if you want to make dynamic photo you have to isolate only one part of it - that makes them larger and...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 07-11-2009
Replies: 13
Views: 1,118
Posted By nzeeman
if you shoot architecture take i26 or i61 - they...

if you shoot architecture take i26 or i61 - they have some nice sharpness and contrast even wide open.
for portraits take j8 - i love j8 look when it is at f2 and f2.8.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-11-2009
Replies: 12
Views: 1,269
Posted By nzeeman
why did you hated 40/1.4?

why did you hated 40/1.4?
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 07-08-2009
Replies: 34
Views: 2,948
Posted By nzeeman
you maybe can try and wait for some canon 50mm...

you maybe can try and wait for some canon 50mm f1.4 - they dont have too high prices. or you can get Voigtlander Nokton f1.5 or summarit - i found mine for 180eur in leicashop...
if you are trading...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 07-07-2009
Replies: 493
Views: 173,329
Posted By nzeeman
no offense but i really dont understand why would...

no offense but i really dont understand why would someone want to match noctilux... with nokton f1.1 they are decades ahead of noctilux.
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 07-07-2009
Replies: 254
Views: 17,806
Posted By nzeeman
it would be good to take best performers from...

it would be good to take best performers from older test 1 or 2 from them - just to have something to compare those new lenses with...
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 07-06-2009
Replies: 27
Views: 3,694
Posted By nzeeman
you really make movie-like photos with your rd1 -...

you really make movie-like photos with your rd1 - they are very interesting...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-05-2009
Replies: 42
Views: 3,260
Posted By nzeeman
i don't know how fast is enough - i used jupiter...

i don't know how fast is enough - i used jupiter 8 which is f2 lens for years but from time to time i felt a need to get something that is f1.5 - i don't have good developer so i don't push my hp5+ -...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 07-04-2009
Replies: 493
Views: 173,329
Posted By nzeeman
i always thought that people buy fast lenses to...

i always thought that people buy fast lenses to be able to get sharp results in dark conditions - this lens do that from what i see. but still people talk about character - if you want character and...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 07-03-2009
Replies: 493
Views: 173,329
Posted By nzeeman
i just try to say one thing - if you stay in one...

i just try to say one thing - if you stay in one spot and taking photo of your friend who dont move too - and you use m7 and m8 for example with 50mm lens. you will have wider photo from m7 and...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 07-03-2009
Replies: 493
Views: 173,329
Posted By nzeeman
smaller sensor dont change dof - it behave same...

smaller sensor dont change dof - it behave same as if you crop photo.
(i dont know if i am clear but on M8 50mm lens have field of view like 65mm lens on full frame but its depth of field stays like...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 07-03-2009
Replies: 493
Views: 173,329
Posted By nzeeman
judging from the image that kid was more than 5...

judging from the image that kid was more than 5 meters away maybe even 7m ( m8 is not full frame and she is still really small on that photo) on 5m dof for f1 is around 50cm and on 7 is 1m. so i...
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 06-29-2009
Replies: 82
Views: 18,394
Posted By nzeeman
those are originals from imaging resource site....

those are originals from imaging resource site. they didnt do it to show oly is better because they reviewed d3 long before ep1 came out so those are not shots made for comparing those two cameras....
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 06-28-2009
Replies: 493
Views: 173,329
Posted By nzeeman
it is very strange situation - here we have sharp...

it is very strange situation - here we have sharp lens with smooth bokeh and people ask for character.
if they made lens with swirly bokeh same people would say - cosina did a bad job again - they...
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 06-27-2009
Replies: 82
Views: 18,394
Posted By nzeeman
i think there was no correction on napkin like...

i think there was no correction on napkin like someone stated - because that burned out parts are lighter on oly too. and it is obvious that oly has nicer sharpness - so congrats to olympus on...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 06-25-2009
Replies: 158
Views: 12,343
Posted By nzeeman
i think i am expert in this because i think my...

i think i am expert in this because i think my photos would be usually qualified as boring. :) i rarely shoot people - i just shoot some buildings i like...
to answer your question i think that...
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