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Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 03-21-2006
Replies: 31
Views: 1,920
Posted By Bill Ely
Give the Mamiya 7II a try. I think that you will...

Give the Mamiya 7II a try. I think that you will be amazed!

Bill Ely
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 03-15-2006
Replies: 20
Views: 2,448
Posted By Bill Ely
For me, an excellent item. They are very...

For me, an excellent item. They are very accurate and handy. I use mine all the time. Also available is a small fitting affixed to a neck cord for about $40 more. For what they are, I can't...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 03-14-2006
Replies: 85
Views: 3,504
Posted By Bill Ely
Rangefinder/slr History

Could any of you historians out there provide a brief background as to why there was such an abandonment of the rangefinder in favor of SLR cameras in the late 1950s/early 1960s? ...
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 03-12-2006
Replies: 26
Views: 2,980
Posted By Bill Ely
Does anyone have the Cosina website address...

Does anyone have the Cosina website address handy? I have had trouble finding it. Many thanks!

Bill
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 03-12-2006
Replies: 26
Views: 2,980
Posted By Bill Ely
Does anyone have any idea of what the new Zeiss...

Does anyone have any idea of what the new Zeiss ZF lenses will cost?

Bill
Forum: Zeiss Contax 01-17-2006
Replies: 9
Views: 1,124
Posted By Bill Ely
Take a look at this address: ...

Take a look at this address: www.botzilla.com/blog/archives/000378.html

It contains great information about using the Contax G2's focusing mechanism. In my opinion, it is "must reading" for any...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-15-2006
Replies: 2
Views: 795
Posted By Bill Ely
Take a look at Luigi Crescenza's site at ...

Take a look at Luigi Crescenza's site at www.leicatime.com

He makes a great neck strap that has For Voigtlander beautifully embossed on the strap pad (the word "For" is written in...
Forum: Zeiss Contax 01-13-2006
Replies: 2
Views: 2,996
Posted By Bill Ely
I have a very nice black leather shoulder bag, ...

I have a very nice black leather shoulder bag, that I bought from Eric Wong in Hong Kong, which was made especially for the Contax G2 plus lenses and accessories. It is an original Contax item,...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-01-2006
Replies: 7
Views: 774
Posted By Bill Ely
Let me narrow this down: I would be using an...

Let me narrow this down: I would be using an incident meter. Many thanks!
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-01-2006
Replies: 7
Views: 774
Posted By Bill Ely
B & W EXPOSURE RECOMMENDATIUON

I have been asked to do some portraits for a couple who are of mid-eastern extraction. They have requested that the portraits be in black and white. Since I very rarely use black and white film, I...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-31-2005
Replies: 42
Views: 2,742
Posted By Bill Ely
Luigi's products (www.leicatime.com) are, in my...

Luigi's products (www.leicatime.com) are, in my opinion, a real pleasure to have and use. The one-half case that he makes for the Contax G2, as well as the various neck straps, are, to me, works of...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-21-2005
Replies: 38
Views: 2,747
Posted By Bill Ely
The person you should call is: Sherry Krauter,...

The person you should call is: Sherry Krauter, 118 Purgatory Road, Campbell Hill, NY 10916, Telephone: 845-496-8834.

She is, reputedly, the finest Leica repair source in the country.

DO IT...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-10-2005
Replies: 26
Views: 1,991
Posted By Bill Ely
The January, 2005 issue of Leica World News,...

The January, 2005 issue of Leica World News, quotes the prominent fashion photographer, Arthur Elgort, as follows: "I generally load Fuji NPZ (an ISO 800 color negative film that I rate at 400) in...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-23-2005
Replies: 48
Views: 2,365
Posted By Bill Ely
The one-half cases made by Luigi Crescenzi...

The one-half cases made by Luigi Crescenzi (www.leicatime.com) are great! You might consider one.

He made one for my Contax IIa (which you can see on his website under "Other Cameras), and it is...
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 08-29-2005
Replies: 14
Views: 2,126
Posted By Bill Ely
Ask Kevin Li at www.kevincameras.com

Ask Kevin Li at www.kevincameras.com
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 08-02-2005
Replies: 26
Views: 3,141
Posted By Bill Ely
I have a "Mint" Zeiss Ikon Super Ikonta 532/16...

I have a "Mint" Zeiss Ikon Super Ikonta 532/16 and love it! Try to find one from a reputable seller, and be sure that the bellows are perfect. You have to cock the shutter yourself, but that is...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 07-27-2005
Replies: 13
Views: 2,429
Posted By Bill Ely
Many thanks! These are just the type of...

Many thanks! These are just the type of instrctions that I needed! When I get the adapter on Saturday, I will let you know what happens! Many thanks, again!

Bill Ely
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 07-26-2005
Replies: 13
Views: 2,429
Posted By Bill Ely
Voigtlander Adapter: vintage Nokton 1.5/50 to Contax IIa

I am thinking about buying the Voigtlander "C" adapter that allows use of a vintage (1954) Voigtlander "Nokton" 1.5/50 lens on a vintage (1954) Contax IIa 35mm rangefinder camera.

The problem is...
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