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Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 19 Hours Ago
Replies: 6
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Posted By Vince Lupo
Yeah it's sharp alright :) With the Camcraft...

Yeah it's sharp alright :)

With the Camcraft Z-Housing and the Leitz filter turret, yellow filter, at f/2.8.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48595492996_5b6e57938d_b.jpg...
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 20 Hours Ago
Replies: 5,285
Views: 796,107
Posted By Vince Lupo
Been too long since I've posted a cat photo --...

Been too long since I've posted a cat photo -- seems like now is a good time!

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48595492996_5b6e57938d_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2h3dB2w)
Another Darned Cat Photo...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 21 Hours Ago
Replies: 44
Views: 1,644
Posted By Vince Lupo
Continuing with the wacky lens and accessories...

Continuing with the wacky lens and accessories concoctions on my digital M camera bodies....

I may possibly be the only person around who actually wants to use a Leitz filter turret. With the 125mm...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 2 Days Ago
Replies: 15
Views: 258
Posted By Vince Lupo
If you want a super-cool and period-correct...

If you want a super-cool and period-correct spirit level, look for a Leitz DOOLU! A few are on eBay -- not cheap, but they'd look great!

Back in the days (depends on which days you're talking...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 2 Days Ago
Replies: 15
Views: 258
Posted By Vince Lupo
Ex-Pro Spirit Level Travel Tripod. Doesn't look...

Ex-Pro Spirit Level Travel Tripod. Doesn't look like it's fantastic quality, but it has a built-in spirit level and doesn't look too cumbersome. The Kenro (Karoo) 103 that's been mentioned looks...
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 3 Days Ago
Replies: 50
Views: 1,438
Posted By Vince Lupo
https://live.staticflickr.com/7467/15506470210_085...

https://live.staticflickr.com/7467/15506470210_085e587aca_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/pCfHmE)
Salty Dog (https://flic.kr/p/pCfHmE) by Vince Lupo (https://www.flickr.com/photos/direction-one-inc/), on...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 4 Days Ago
Replies: 657
Views: 56,376
Posted By Vince Lupo
The bees are very busy around the Purple Passion...

The bees are very busy around the Purple Passion Flowers today!

With the 65mm Elmar and the Camcraft Z-Housing. Pretty much...
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 4 Days Ago
Replies: 5,285
Views: 796,107
Posted By Vince Lupo
Wandering around the backyard with the 12.5cm...

Wandering around the backyard with the 12.5cm f/2.5 Hektor. Not bad at f/3.5!

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48568252826_69f6e3fe93_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2gZNZtq)
125mm Hektor Butterfly...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 4 Days Ago
Replies: 657
Views: 56,376
Posted By Vince Lupo
Did a bit of a quick comparison test this morning...

Did a bit of a quick comparison test this morning between the Camcraft Z-Housing and a regular Visoflex III. The Camcraft Z-Housing uses a pellicle mirror in place of the normal flip-up mirror of...
Forum: Photography General Interest 4 Days Ago
Replies: 8,888
Views: 867,357
Posted By Vince Lupo
12.5cm f/2.5 Hektor lens. Only about 3300 made. ...

12.5cm f/2.5 Hektor lens. Only about 3300 made. This one’s a first year model (1954).

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48566286062_a1ca006c73_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2gZCUPG)
125mm Hektor...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 4 Days Ago
Replies: 657
Views: 56,376
Posted By Vince Lupo
Catching a bit of early morning light today. ...

Catching a bit of early morning light today.

With the 12.5cm/2.5 Hektor.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48565422821_c5d09be0a5_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2gZyude)
Early August Light...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 4 Days Ago
Replies: 657
Views: 56,376
Posted By Vince Lupo
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48561685226_ed...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48561685226_ed2bd1ca82_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2gZek9W)
Grey Owl Moth #2 (https://flic.kr/p/2gZek9W) by Vince Lupo...
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 5 Days Ago
Replies: 5,285
Views: 796,107
Posted By Vince Lupo
Many thanks! I'm heading back out in a couple of...

Many thanks! I'm heading back out in a couple of weeks to spend two weeks on a farm in southern NM. Should be interesting!
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 6 Days Ago
Replies: 5,285
Views: 796,107
Posted By Vince Lupo
Another one with the goggled 35/2 Summicron, wide...

Another one with the goggled 35/2 Summicron, wide open, ISO 1250.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48546863366_059763f9d3_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2gXVn8C)
Blacksmith's Apprentice 2019 #3...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 1 Week Ago
Replies: 657
Views: 56,376
Posted By Vince Lupo
That first shot is a real winner Robert. Hope you...

That first shot is a real winner Robert. Hope you made a nice print of it!

As far as getting a faster lens goes, what is your thinking behind doing that? I had a late-model Summicron (which was...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 1 Week Ago
Replies: 657
Views: 56,376
Posted By Vince Lupo
Couple more of the Goldfinches with the 400...

Couple more of the Goldfinches with the 400 Telyt:

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48522415696_b5ef837f16_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2gVL4G5)
Grey Owl Goldfinch1 (https://flic.kr/p/2gVL4G5) by...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 1 Week Ago
Replies: 657
Views: 56,376
Posted By Vince Lupo
Oh yeah that's a nice one -- I briefly...

Oh yeah that's a nice one -- I briefly contemplated it myself, though currently I can't see the need for it in my lineup. I'd have to get rid of something first! Plus I keep hoping that someday...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 1 Week Ago
Replies: 657
Views: 56,376
Posted By Vince Lupo
What's your next camera that's been announced?

What's your next camera that's been announced?
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 1 Week Ago
Replies: 5,285
Views: 796,107
Posted By Vince Lupo
Still on the road. With the goggled 35/2...

Still on the road. With the goggled 35/2 Summicron V1 wide open.

Now I know why this is my favourite lens.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48515062926_a6c5ca98d5_b.jpg...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 1 Week Ago
Replies: 657
Views: 56,376
Posted By Vince Lupo
I like Bertha :)

I like Bertha :)
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 1 Week Ago
Replies: 657
Views: 56,376
Posted By Vince Lupo
Morning...

Morning visitor.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48502161506_1cda7b22f2_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2gTYfPU)
Dragonfly on the Shower Head (https://flic.kr/p/2gTYfPU) by Vince Lupo...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 1 Week Ago
Replies: 657
Views: 56,376
Posted By Vince Lupo
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48498494612_a9...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48498494612_a9869f29f3_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2gTDsMA)
Grey Owl Light (https://flic.kr/p/2gTDsMA) by Vince Lupo...
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 1 Week Ago
Replies: 5,285
Views: 796,107
Posted By Vince Lupo
Working remotely at our Canadian wilderness...

Working remotely at our Canadian wilderness property -- not sure if these are too dark, too contrasty or not, but we'll give it a try. I'm sure I'll have to work on them again when I'm back in front...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 1 Week Ago
Replies: 657
Views: 56,376
Posted By Vince Lupo
Believe it or not, this little guy is only about...

Believe it or not, this little guy is only about the size of my fingernail.

Taken with the Camcraft Z-Housing and my 50/2...
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 5,285
Views: 796,107
Posted By Vince Lupo
Many thanks Helen - I do appreciate it!

Many thanks Helen - I do appreciate it!
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 657
Views: 56,376
Posted By Vince Lupo
A few shots with the 125/2.5...

A few shots with the 125/2.5 Hektor.

[https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48483675566_480a8cc74f_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2gSkvAN)
Ompah4 (https://flic.kr/p/2gSkvAN) by Vince Lupo...
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 5,285
Views: 796,107
Posted By Vince Lupo
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48482698231_01...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48482698231_01854aef9c_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2gSfv5c)
Sticks (https://flic.kr/p/2gSfv5c) by Vince Lupo (https://www.flickr.com/photos/direction-one-inc/), on...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 657
Views: 56,376
Posted By Vince Lupo
Ooh I like the look of that! Has potential :)

Ooh I like the look of that! Has potential :)
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 5,575
Views: 957,360
Posted By Vince Lupo
Any Blickensderfers in your collection?

Any Blickensderfers in your collection?
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 657
Views: 56,376
Posted By Vince Lupo
I think you need to go to that tent revival -...

I think you need to go to that tent revival - might produce some interesting photos!
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 5,575
Views: 957,360
Posted By Vince Lupo
If you need his contact info, send me a PM and...

If you need his contact info, send me a PM and I'll pass it along.
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 657
Views: 56,376
Posted By Vince Lupo
I thought I was going to have a real time of it...

I thought I was going to have a real time of it working with this 'ancient' telephoto lens system, but....

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48429754706_cb9c76534f_b.jpg...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 5,575
Views: 957,360
Posted By Vince Lupo
Yes -- I’ve been dealing with Frank for over 20...

Yes -- I’ve been dealing with Frank for over 20 years and he’s always provided me with top-notch, reliable work, no matter what I send him (and I’ve sent him some pretty nutty things over the years,...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 5,575
Views: 957,360
Posted By Vince Lupo
Ah not a Summaron - a Summicron! It belonged to...

Ah not a Summaron - a Summicron!

It belonged to my uncle, who was a commercial photographer. He owned it since new. I had Frank Marshman give it the full teardown and it is now superb. Definitely...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 27
Views: 898
Posted By Vince Lupo
Did you find the Oskar Barnack...

Did you find the Oskar Barnack memorial?

https://live.staticflickr.com/2901/13960582868_881344a1a1_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/ngDCUC)
Me and Oskar (https://flic.kr/p/ngDCUC) by Vince Lupo...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 44
Views: 1,644
Posted By Vince Lupo
Jeez you’re worse than me - but then again I’ve...

Jeez you’re worse than me - but then again I’ve been going Visoflex crazy lately, so I shouldn’t talk :)
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 44
Views: 1,644
Posted By Vince Lupo
So how many digital M’s do you have now? All 5...

So how many digital M’s do you have now? All 5 of these? You have two M10’s right?
Forum: Jim Lager - Leica Historian 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 3,364
Posted By Vince Lupo
I sold it within a day of having received it. ...

I sold it within a day of having received it. Made a pretty good profit too -- ah how I miss those days of KEH!
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 44
Views: 1,644
Posted By Vince Lupo
Sure -- it's the Leica M-D 262 with the Camcraft...

Sure -- it's the Leica M-D 262 with the Camcraft Z-Housing (which was the Norman Goldberg-modified Visoflex III with the Pellix mirror), plus the 400/5.6 Telyt-V with the Televit focusing stage. ...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 355
Posted By Vince Lupo
Now I just need to make some interesting photos...

Now I just need to make some interesting photos with this lens! It's a bit of an odd focal length, so for me a challenge. Hopefully I can get out of my backyard garden!
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 355
Posted By Vince Lupo
I’ve had enough lenses in my life do that - don’t...

I’ve had enough lenses in my life do that - don’t think I need to revisit it!
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 355
Posted By Vince Lupo
125mm f/2.5 Hektor....

Just picked this beauty up a couple of weeks ago. I think it's such a brilliant study in design:

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48329286182_ee260abfac_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2gCGe1S)
125...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 24
Views: 536
Posted By Vince Lupo
Ansel can have Hernandez -- I'll take Las Trampas...

Ansel can have Hernandez -- I'll take Las Trampas :)

https://live.staticflickr.com/1506/25985744466_20b7171682_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/FAgJv1)
Moonrise, Las Trampas (https://flic.kr/p/FAgJv1) by...
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 07-18-2019
Replies: 5,285
Views: 796,107
Posted By Vince Lupo
Just picked up a 125mm f/2.5 Hektor lens. Really...

Just picked up a 125mm f/2.5 Hektor lens. Really a neat lens in its design.

When I got it I thought the focus was really weird -- if you look at this shot you'll see what I mean:

Wide open at...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 07-18-2019
Replies: 10
Views: 554
Posted By Vince Lupo
I started with Aldus PhotoStyler back in 1992 and...

I started with Aldus PhotoStyler back in 1992 and then onto PhotoShop 2.5, and have pretty much stuck with PhotoShop ever since.

I'm still on CS5, as it does pretty much all that I need for...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 07-17-2019
Replies: 657
Views: 56,376
Posted By Vince Lupo
Ha good one. Oh I'll use all kinds of stuff --...

Ha good one.

Oh I'll use all kinds of stuff -- I just got the 400 for a bit of fun, plus I'm feeling a bit sorry for all these neglected Visoflex lenses. Seems to work pretty well!
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 07-17-2019
Replies: 657
Views: 56,376
Posted By Vince Lupo
It's getting intense...

It's getting intense :)

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48302037122_b8724de7ae_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2gAhyPu)
400mm f5.6 Telyt (https://flic.kr/p/2gAhyPu) by Vince Lupo...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 07-17-2019
Replies: 657
Views: 56,376
Posted By Vince Lupo
Another test -- I discovered that the rear...

Another test -- I discovered that the rear element of the 400mm lens needed a good wipe. Seems to have improved it!

This is wide open at f/5.6 -- sharpness is pretty good. Second shot is a closeup...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 07-17-2019
Replies: 657
Views: 56,376
Posted By Vince Lupo
Testing with the 400/5.6 Telyt V with the Televit...

Testing with the 400/5.6 Telyt V with the Televit and the Camcraft Z-Housing. Don't think I'll ever make it as a bird photographer. ...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 07-16-2019
Replies: 44
Views: 1,644
Posted By Vince Lupo
I know - more about the lens than the digital M. ...

I know - more about the lens than the digital M. But it looks cool :)

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48302037122_b8724de7ae_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2gAhyPu)
400mm f5.6 Telyt...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 07-15-2019
Replies: 44
Views: 1,644
Posted By Vince Lupo
My M-D is starting to get that nice brassing too....

My M-D is starting to get that nice brassing too. Not as nice as yours, but someday :)
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 07-15-2019
Replies: 44
Views: 1,644
Posted By Vince Lupo
Almost Kravitz-esque :)

Almost Kravitz-esque :)
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 07-14-2019
Replies: 657
Views: 56,376
Posted By Vince Lupo
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48279554962_b1...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48279554962_b19421a170_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2gyikE3)
Riley in Her Garden (https://flic.kr/p/2gyikE3) by Vince Lupo...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 07-13-2019
Replies: 52
Views: 1,462
Posted By Vince Lupo
Isn't it also nice to go into the back garden,...

Isn't it also nice to go into the back garden, take a photo, then go to your computer, download it and instantly work on it and see the result?

I have tried to get back into film over the last few...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 07-12-2019
Replies: 52
Views: 1,462
Posted By Vince Lupo
I’ve pretty much had the same feeling with the...

I’ve pretty much had the same feeling with the M-D (and also to a lesser degree the Monochrom 246). I’ve been using digital for work (all Nikon) since 2000, yet, try as I might, I couldn’t...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-12-2019
Replies: 8,888
Views: 867,357
Posted By Vince Lupo
Too many things - DJI Mavic Pro drone for work, a...

Too many things - DJI Mavic Pro drone for work, a replacement 24-70/2.8 Nikon lens (also for work), plus a Camcraft Z-Housing (modified Visoflex III by Norman Goldberg with a fixed pellicle mirror),...
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 07-12-2019
Replies: 5,285
Views: 796,107
Posted By Vince Lupo
Many thanks for the words of encouragement Robert!

Many thanks for the words of encouragement Robert!
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 07-12-2019
Replies: 5,285
Views: 796,107
Posted By Vince Lupo
Don't think there's any way to improve upon this...

Don't think there's any way to improve upon this shot. A real beauty.
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 07-11-2019
Replies: 657
Views: 56,376
Posted By Vince Lupo
Looks good -- if you copy the 'BB code' from...

Looks good -- if you copy the 'BB code' from Flickr it should show up directly here.
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 07-11-2019
Replies: 657
Views: 56,376
Posted By Vince Lupo
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/29076497634_6a...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/29076497634_6aa882e4ca_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/LioDJJ)
Wherever I Lay My Hat (https://flic.kr/p/LioDJJ) by Vince Lupo...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-11-2019
Replies: 198
Views: 10,210
Posted By Vince Lupo
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/29076497634_6a...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/29076497634_6aa882e4ca_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/LioDJJ)
Wherever I Lay My Hat (https://flic.kr/p/LioDJJ) by Vince Lupo...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 07-10-2019
Replies: 44
Views: 1,644
Posted By Vince Lupo
Not just a Visoflex, but a Camcraft Z Housing! ...

Not just a Visoflex, but a Camcraft Z Housing! Pellicle mirror, so no moving parts :)
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 07-10-2019
Replies: 44
Views: 1,644
Posted By Vince Lupo
Nice and classy - the Gordy strap makes it :)

Nice and classy - the Gordy strap makes it :)
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 07-08-2019
Replies: 657
Views: 56,376
Posted By Vince Lupo
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48236808536_e1...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48236808536_e1c1d1b319_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2guwfCG)
Untitled M-D 2019 (https://flic.kr/p/2guwfCG) by Vince Lupo...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-08-2019
Replies: 244
Views: 12,325
Posted By Vince Lupo
Probably my favourite Leica of all -- and for me...

Probably my favourite Leica of all -- and for me that's saying something :)

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48215645251_e054f36d3b_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2gsDMwt)
Camcraft Z-Housing2...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 07-07-2019
Replies: 341
Views: 113,499
Posted By Vince Lupo
Please post some photos and we should be able to...

Please post some photos and we should be able to weigh in further.

Jim Lager would be the person to contact - he is one of the moderators on this Forum and should be able to help you.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 07-07-2019
Replies: 341
Views: 113,499
Posted By Vince Lupo
Judging by the serial number and comparing it to...

Judging by the serial number and comparing it to the Luftwaffe-issued IIIcK cameras listed in Jim Lager’s “Wehrmacht Leica” book, it looks like yours falls into late 1942 - early 1943. I’m not...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 07-07-2019
Replies: 657
Views: 56,376
Posted By Vince Lupo
Another early morning shot with the 65mm Elmar...

Another early morning shot with the 65mm Elmar and Z-Housing combo:

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48220949816_e2e7f4a647_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2gt7You)
Sunday Morning Visitor...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 07-06-2019
Replies: 44
Views: 1,644
Posted By Vince Lupo
It's great, and even better than the EVF. No...

It's great, and even better than the EVF. No blackout, no vibration. It's quite amazing -- particularly on the M-D. I just hope I never have to clean the mirror!

The figures I quoted were from an...
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 07-06-2019
Replies: 5,285
Views: 796,107
Posted By Vince Lupo
Just got a super-duper Leica accessory in the...

Just got a super-duper Leica accessory in the mail today and of course tested it out on my loving wifey:

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48216758841_3a0b85e4e2_b.jpg...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 07-06-2019
Replies: 44
Views: 1,644
Posted By Vince Lupo
Don told me that his Dad made less than 100 with...

Don told me that his Dad made less than 100 with the beam-splitting prism (Visoflex II) and 10 or less with the Pellix mirror (Visoflex III).
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 07-06-2019
Replies: 657
Views: 56,376
Posted By Vince Lupo
Quick test shot with the Z-Housing and the 65mm...

Quick test shot with the Z-Housing and the 65mm f/3.5 Elmar. I can't really see any image degradation at all -- maybe I should do a side-by-side test with my regular Visoflex III to...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 07-06-2019
Replies: 657
Views: 56,376
Posted By Vince Lupo
Arrived! All I can say is...

Arrived! All I can say is AWESOME!!!!

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48215690087_96793b66af_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2gsE1Rv)
Camcraft Z-Housing1 (https://flic.kr/p/2gsE1Rv) by Vince Lupo...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 07-06-2019
Replies: 44
Views: 1,644
Posted By Vince Lupo
Okay you asked for it..... Leica M-D 262,...

Okay you asked for it.....

Leica M-D 262, probably my favourite Leica ever (I know it's a crazy thing to say!). It's a adorned with a 65mm f/3.5 Elmar and a Visoflex III. But it's a pretty special...
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 07-06-2019
Replies: 5,285
Views: 796,107
Posted By Vince Lupo
A little visitor to our garden this morning. ...

A little visitor to our garden this morning. With the Visoflex III and the 65mm/3.5 Elmar.

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Early Morning...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 07-05-2019
Replies: 44
Views: 1,644
Posted By Vince Lupo
Ok I'll play -- Leica Monochrom 246 with my...

Ok I'll play -- Leica Monochrom 246 with my super-sweet 35/2 Summicron and IROOA hood (lens and hood belonged to my now-deceased uncle who was a commercial photographer), the Leica 1.25x magnifier,...
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 07-04-2019
Replies: 5,285
Views: 796,107
Posted By Vince Lupo
Nice one :)

Nice one :)
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 07-02-2019
Replies: 657
Views: 56,376
Posted By Vince Lupo
Adding another Visoflex to the Leica M-D kit bag....

Adding another Visoflex to the Leica M-D kit bag. A very special Visoflex - according to Don Goldberg his Dad made about 100 of these housings and 10 or less with the Pellix mirror (which is the one...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 06-30-2019
Replies: 657
Views: 56,376
Posted By Vince Lupo
Went for a Sunday morning walk today -- I seem to...

Went for a Sunday morning walk today -- I seem to be using the Visoflex III and the 65mm Elmar lens more frequently on the M-D. It's such a nice combination. I'm generally shooting at around...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 06-29-2019
Replies: 657
Views: 56,376
Posted By Vince Lupo
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Chanticleer14 (https://flic.kr/p/2gmVuRV) by Vince Lupo...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-25-2019
Replies: 526
Views: 179,395
Posted By Vince Lupo
Me and one of my M's....and my Ultravid...

Me and one of my M's....and my Ultravid :)

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All the Essentials (https://flic.kr/p/249rXfd) by Vince Lupo...
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 06-23-2019
Replies: 5,285
Views: 796,107
Posted By Vince Lupo
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One from the Backyard (https://flic.kr/p/2giWJy4) by Vince Lupo...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 06-23-2019
Replies: 657
Views: 56,376
Posted By Vince Lupo
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48115094212_14...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48115094212_148a139950_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2giLrcS)
Chanticleer13 (https://flic.kr/p/2giLrcS) by Vince Lupo...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 06-17-2019
Replies: 657
Views: 56,376
Posted By Vince Lupo
Thanks Godfrey -- I'm thinking I might work on...

Thanks Godfrey -- I'm thinking I might work on that one a bit more. I want to make it a bit brighter, but doing so causes the orange/red to go a bit funky. I may just start all over again with that...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 06-17-2019
Replies: 657
Views: 56,376
Posted By Vince Lupo
My wife and I visited Chanticleer near Wayne, PA...

My wife and I visited Chanticleer near Wayne, PA yesterday. If you've never been, it's an incredible 35-acre garden. I brought the M-D, the 65mm f/3.5 Elmar with the Visoflex III, plus my goggled...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 06-06-2019
Replies: 657
Views: 56,376
Posted By Vince Lupo
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48012624703_5d...

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Morning Dogwood (https://flic.kr/p/2g9HfAc) by Vince Lupo...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 06-02-2019
Replies: 18
Views: 868
Posted By Vince Lupo
Caples Camera Shop was in Tucson, AZ, and they...

Caples Camera Shop was in Tucson, AZ, and they had three locations at one point. The SBOOI finder was new in 1951, so the $16.50 price was likely somewhere during that time, I'd suspect. ...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 06-02-2019
Replies: 657
Views: 56,376
Posted By Vince Lupo
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Morning Lady (https://flic.kr/p/2g7gfpi) by Vince Lupo (https://www.flickr.com/photos/direction-one-inc/),...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 06-01-2019
Replies: 18
Views: 868
Posted By Vince Lupo
Photos of the items might help.

Photos of the items might help.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 06-01-2019
Replies: 18
Views: 868
Posted By Vince Lupo
The SCNOO won’t fit those bodies - it’s for the...

The SCNOO won’t fit those bodies - it’s for the shorter, two-piece, non-diecast bodies (like the III, IIIa, IIIb). 410433 is a IIIc (1946-47) 680278 looks to be a IIf (1954) which are 2.5mm longer...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 05-27-2019
Replies: 657
Views: 56,376
Posted By Vince Lupo
The M-D might be one to look at -- it gives great...

The M-D might be one to look at -- it gives great b+w results, the colour is very nice, and the camera feels great. I can definitely appreciate the old cameras, as I've certainly had plenty of them...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 05-27-2019
Replies: 657
Views: 56,376
Posted By Vince Lupo
One with the Visoflex III and the...

One with the Visoflex III and the 65mm.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/47942687523_53d110316d_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2g3wNGK)
Backyard Slug (https://flic.kr/p/2g3wNGK) by Vince Lupo...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 05-26-2019
Replies: 657
Views: 56,376
Posted By Vince Lupo
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/47939329248_cd...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/47939329248_cdab83c5b4_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2g3eAps)
Second Cup of Coffee (https://flic.kr/p/2g3eAps) by Vince Lupo...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-25-2019
Replies: 81
Views: 3,374
Posted By Vince Lupo
Way way back when, my parents bought me a Tilley...

Way way back when, my parents bought me a Tilley photo vest. I think it cost about $500. I never wore it, even though I used to see Alex Tilley riding the same bus I rode in Toronto (guess I felt...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 05-25-2019
Replies: 4
Views: 403
Posted By Vince Lupo
You might possibly take a stab at contacting Russ...

You might possibly take a stab at contacting Russ Forfar (formerly of Kominek Camera). He might know someone: (416) 977-2132, e-mail: [email protected]

Downtown Camera might also be a...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 05-24-2019
Replies: 657
Views: 56,376
Posted By Vince Lupo
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Kitchen Sink (https://flic.kr/p/2g25JP6) by Vince Lupo (https://www.flickr.com/photos/direction-one-inc/),...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-22-2019
Replies: 5,575
Views: 957,360
Posted By Vince Lupo
Gotta treat the M-D to coffee in a high-class...

Gotta treat the M-D to coffee in a high-class joint every once in a while.

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Oregon Grille M-D...
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 05-21-2019
Replies: 5,285
Views: 796,107
Posted By Vince Lupo
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https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/40931601893_5945117b44_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/25mZad2)
Early Morning Mountainair (https://flic.kr/p/25mZad2) by Vince Lupo...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-21-2019
Replies: 365
Views: 36,821
Posted By Vince Lupo
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Untitled (https://flic.kr/p/25kHy5c) by Vince Lupo (https://www.flickr.com/photos/direction-one-inc/), on...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-20-2019
Replies: 61
Views: 4,871
Posted By Vince Lupo
Yes thanks, Monochrom 246.

Yes thanks, Monochrom 246.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-19-2019
Replies: 61
Views: 4,871
Posted By Vince Lupo
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Germany2015-22 (https://flic.kr/p/AHkefg) by Vince Lupo (https://www.flickr.com/photos/direction-one-inc/),...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 05-19-2019
Replies: 13
Views: 815
Posted By Vince Lupo
My personal fave - definitely a bad, distasteful...

My personal fave - definitely a bad, distasteful ad, highlighting the fact that the Leica M4-P is....Canadian!

https://live.staticflickr.com/823/41146467124_dd9ebda9fa_b.jpg...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 05-19-2019
Replies: 657
Views: 56,376
Posted By Vince Lupo
[https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/40917240523_e...

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Untitled (https://flic.kr/p/25kHy5c) by Vince Lupo (https://www.flickr.com/photos/direction-one-inc/), on...
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 05-17-2019
Replies: 5,285
Views: 796,107
Posted By Vince Lupo
Thanks Marty - shot with the 246, ISO 640, and I...

Thanks Marty - shot with the 246, ISO 640, and I was using my Canon 85/1.5 (that big heavy LTM lens) at between f/2 and f/2.8.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-12-2019
Replies: 132
Views: 9,256
Posted By Vince Lupo
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Andrews (https://flic.kr/p/2fNijTY) by Vince Lupo (https://www.flickr.com/photos/direction-one-inc/), on...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 05-12-2019
Replies: 21
Views: 853
Posted By Vince Lupo
As a commercial photographer, I have quite a few...

As a commercial photographer, I have quite a few things that would be on that ‘essentials’ list: Pliers, screwdrivers, Allen wrenches, gaffer tape, bandaids (don’t ask me why!), spare iPhone...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-10-2019
Replies: 587
Views: 105,942
Posted By Vince Lupo
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/32744366497_67...

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The New Mexico Kid #2 (https://flic.kr/p/RTvrn4) by Vince Lupo...
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 05-10-2019
Replies: 5,285
Views: 796,107
Posted By Vince Lupo
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/32876970817_4d...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/32876970817_4d07037db9_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/S6e51r)
Resting Riley (https://flic.kr/p/S6e51r) by Vince Lupo (https://www.flickr.com/photos/direction-one-inc/),...
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 05-10-2019
Replies: 5,285
Views: 796,107
Posted By Vince Lupo
Many thanks -- 'out of this world' stuff has been...

Many thanks -- 'out of this world' stuff has been known to happen in New Mexico :)
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 05-10-2019
Replies: 5,285
Views: 796,107
Posted By Vince Lupo
Neat shot Richard.

Neat shot Richard.
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 05-10-2019
Replies: 5,285
Views: 796,107
Posted By Vince Lupo
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Untitled (https://flic.kr/p/2fz4vHu) by Vince Lupo (https://www.flickr.com/photos/direction-one-inc/), on...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-05-2019
Replies: 616
Views: 15,618
Posted By Vince Lupo
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Untitled (https://flic.kr/p/sjjzpE) by Vince Lupo (https://www.flickr.com/photos/direction-one-inc/), on...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-04-2019
Replies: 616
Views: 15,618
Posted By Vince Lupo
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/32830968767_a5...

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Riley at Susan's (https://flic.kr/p/S2aicD) by Vince Lupo...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-03-2019
Replies: 86
Views: 2,743
Posted By Vince Lupo
I guess this is the other...

I guess this is the other one!

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Leonard is Watching (https://flic.kr/p/2cccCLM) by Vince Lupo...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-03-2019
Replies: 86
Views: 2,743
Posted By Vince Lupo
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/8345278985_8f5...

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John Waters (https://flic.kr/p/dHrJGr) by Vince Lupo (https://www.flickr.com/photos/direction-one-inc/), on...
Forum: Jim Lager - Leica Historian 05-03-2019
Replies: 6
Views: 571
Posted By Vince Lupo
Serial #365599 delivered 12-11-40 on shipment...

Serial #365599 delivered 12-11-40 on shipment 19482. 79 cameras in that particular batch.
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 05-01-2019
Replies: 5,285
Views: 796,107
Posted By Vince Lupo
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/47631815222_65...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/47631815222_652824c520_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2fz4vcu)
Bound for Glory #3 (https://flic.kr/p/2fz4vcu) by Vince Lupo...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 04-30-2019
Replies: 63
Views: 6,224
Posted By Vince Lupo
Just came back from 3 weeks out West and finally...

Just came back from 3 weeks out West and finally managed to integrate the 'Mapping the West' project with my commercial website:

http://www.directiononeinc.com/mapping-the-west/

I think it's a much...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 04-29-2019
Replies: 657
Views: 56,376
Posted By Vince Lupo
I'd be interested to hear about your relocation...

I'd be interested to hear about your relocation from West to East -- isn't the saying 'go West young man'?

For New Mexico, there are just so many places, it's really hard to choose one. However, if...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 04-29-2019
Replies: 657
Views: 56,376
Posted By Vince Lupo
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/47732652501_d0...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/47732652501_d0db2dd381_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2fHYjBg)
Dust (https://flic.kr/p/2fHYjBg) by Vince Lupo (https://www.flickr.com/photos/direction-one-inc/), on...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 04-27-2019
Replies: 657
Views: 56,376
Posted By Vince Lupo
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/33834968638_8c...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/33834968638_8c0811c40a_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/TxT4of)
Low Tide (https://flic.kr/p/TxT4of) by Vince Lupo (https://www.flickr.com/photos/direction-one-inc/), on...
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 04-26-2019
Replies: 5,285
Views: 796,107
Posted By Vince Lupo
Many thanks Robert - it’s taken me a while to...

Many thanks Robert - it’s taken me a while to figure out a way to integrate my professional website with the Mapping the West photos. It dawned on me these past weeks while out West - a couple of...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 04-26-2019
Replies: 5
Views: 389
Posted By Vince Lupo
Oh he'd make you cry alright -- many felt...

Oh he'd make you cry alright -- many felt completely dejected at the end of his classroom critiques, but those of us who hung in there came away much better for it. I also had him as my 4th year...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 04-26-2019
Replies: 5
Views: 389
Posted By Vince Lupo
He was one of my teachers at Ryerson. Under...

He was one of my teachers at Ryerson. Under appreciated.

https://live.staticflickr.com/1879/43684009575_0c030d7638_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/29ycY7T)
Dave Heath at Ryerson...
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 04-26-2019
Replies: 5,285
Views: 796,107
Posted By Vince Lupo
I finally got my butt in gear and created a...

I finally got my butt in gear and created a dedicated page for 'Mapping the West' on my website. I think it's much better than strictly having it as a Flickr...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-25-2019
Replies: 616
Views: 15,618
Posted By Vince Lupo
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/33823332748_38...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/33823332748_3875d7093f_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/TwRqrs)
Shelly2 (https://flic.kr/p/TwRqrs) by Vince Lupo (https://www.flickr.com/photos/direction-one-inc/), on...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-24-2019
Replies: 262
Views: 39,934
Posted By Vince Lupo
I took this about two weeks ago during my latest...

I took this about two weeks ago during my latest New Mexico wander. Of course you have to dress the part when you're there!

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/32744366497_6759664471_b.jpg...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 04-24-2019
Replies: 657
Views: 56,376
Posted By Vince Lupo
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/33808151018_af...

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Riley at Shanti (https://flic.kr/p/TvvBru) by Vince Lupo...
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 04-23-2019
Replies: 5,285
Views: 796,107
Posted By Vince Lupo
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/40716344733_86...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/40716344733_86806cfdf6_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/252XUKF)
Heading for the Exit (https://flic.kr/p/252XUKF) by Vince Lupo...
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 04-23-2019
Replies: 5,285
Views: 796,107
Posted By Vince Lupo
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/33803529738_90...

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Untitled (https://flic.kr/p/Tv6VGf) by Vince Lupo (https://www.flickr.com/photos/direction-one-inc/), on...
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-23-2019
Replies: 46
Views: 1,735
Posted By Vince Lupo
Whenever I need an inspirational kick in the...

Whenever I need an inspirational kick in the pants, I watch this video:

https://vimeo.com/116692462

If you want a video that will help you become a better photographer, this is it.
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 04-14-2019
Replies: 657
Views: 56,376
Posted By Vince Lupo
Very glow-ey, yet sharp!

Very glow-ey, yet sharp!
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-10-2019
Replies: 616
Views: 15,618
Posted By Vince Lupo
Many thanks - hopefully she’ll allow me to do...

Many thanks - hopefully she’ll allow me to do more in the ensuing years!
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-02-2019
Replies: 616
Views: 15,618
Posted By Vince Lupo
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Salem (https://flic.kr/p/2e1Xi9X) by Vince Lupo (https://www.flickr.com/photos/direction-one-inc/), on...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-02-2019
Replies: 616
Views: 15,618
Posted By Vince Lupo
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Lee (https://flic.kr/p/dLgUK2) by Vince Lupo (https://www.flickr.com/photos/direction-one-inc/), on...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-02-2019
Replies: 616
Views: 15,618
Posted By Vince Lupo
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Dylan (https://flic.kr/p/FwPFXj) by Vince Lupo (https://www.flickr.com/photos/direction-one-inc/), on...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-01-2019
Replies: 616
Views: 15,618
Posted By Vince Lupo
I think I've worn her down over these 18 years...

I think I've worn her down over these 18 years :)

That might actually be another good idea for a portraits thread -- multiple portraits of the same person over the...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 04-01-2019
Replies: 657
Views: 56,376
Posted By Vince Lupo
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Local Pond (https://flic.kr/p/RCoZVV) by Vince Lupo (https://www.flickr.com/photos/direction-one-inc/), on...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-01-2019
Replies: 616
Views: 15,618
Posted By Vince Lupo
Amazed that this person has put up with me all...

Amazed that this person has put up with me all these years....

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4906/46832092771_82cc0d475e_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2emoHzn)
iPad Riley 2019...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-01-2019
Replies: 616
Views: 15,618
Posted By Vince Lupo
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https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3699/12709702625_7b30a38019_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/kn7xMT)
Rebecca (https://flic.kr/p/kn7xMT) by Vince Lupo (https://www.flickr.com/photos/direction-one-inc/), on...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-01-2019
Replies: 616
Views: 15,618
Posted By Vince Lupo
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https://farm1.staticflickr.com/358/18961989912_55e242549c_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/uTB9Yy)
Hermione1 (https://flic.kr/p/uTB9Yy) by Vince Lupo (https://www.flickr.com/photos/direction-one-inc/), on...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-01-2019
Replies: 616
Views: 15,618
Posted By Vince Lupo
https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3704/8929225623_b14...

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3704/8929225623_b14ae25ebc_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/eB3BFV)
Untitled (https://flic.kr/p/eB3BFV) by Vince Lupo (https://www.flickr.com/photos/direction-one-inc/), on...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-31-2019
Replies: 616
Views: 15,618
Posted By Vince Lupo
Okay I'll...

Okay I'll play.....

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3684/11664448995_0203e836b6_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/iLKmiz)
Nikki Giovanni (https://flic.kr/p/iLKmiz) by Vince Lupo...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-16-2019
Replies: 3,587
Views: 908,776
Posted By Vince Lupo
https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7907/32444040867_f1...

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7907/32444040867_f1aa39e87c_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/RqYc1X)
Straw Blowers (https://flic.kr/p/RqYc1X) by Vince Lupo (https://www.flickr.com/photos/direction-one-inc/),...
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 03-15-2019
Replies: 5,285
Views: 796,107
Posted By Vince Lupo
Excellent News! Good luck with the show.

Excellent News! Good luck with the show.
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 03-09-2019
Replies: 8
Views: 487
Posted By Vince Lupo
Guess it all depends on which model, whether it...

Guess it all depends on which model, whether it was a Plymouth MI or Rogers AR manufacture, wood stock vs plastic stock etc etc. Plus condition is a huge thing, and if they’re working, been resealed...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 03-09-2019
Replies: 8
Views: 487
Posted By Vince Lupo
Not sure actually, here again it was just my...

Not sure actually, here again it was just my personal perception.

Still not sure what I'm going to do with the card -- I may possibly end up keeping it, and having it matted/framed really...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 03-09-2019
Replies: 8
Views: 487
Posted By Vince Lupo
Thanks for the great info. Unfortunately I'm...

Thanks for the great info. Unfortunately I'm unable to directly see it via that link, as you need to 'sign up' in order to access it. Amazing what you can find online!
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 03-08-2019
Replies: 8
Views: 487
Posted By Vince Lupo
19th Century Cabinet Card Story...

Wasn't sure where to put this thread, so I thought I'd start here. This is probably the most interesting cabinet card I've ever found in the last 40 years. I think it has a lot going for...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 02-28-2019
Replies: 26
Views: 1,405
Posted By Vince Lupo
That is a great camera! I love the engraving,...

That is a great camera! I love the engraving, and what an interesting story.
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 02-28-2019
Replies: 11
Views: 900
Posted By Vince Lupo
Dan, couldn't you shoot the M10 in DNG, then suck...

Dan, couldn't you shoot the M10 in DNG, then suck all the saturation out of it in post? That would also give you a black and white image, but in DNG. Have you tried that to see what that might do...
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 02-28-2019
Replies: 11
Views: 900
Posted By Vince Lupo
Well, looking at them on my computer screen, they...

Well, looking at them on my computer screen, they measure about 4.25" x 6.5" (at 72dpi of course), so it's hard for me personally to see the difference you might be talking about. But, here is what...
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 02-23-2019
Replies: 5,285
Views: 796,107
Posted By Vince Lupo
https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7879/40223099633_5e...

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7879/40223099633_5e5f8ccb6d_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/24hnUaP)
Snowshoes (https://flic.kr/p/24hnUaP) by Vince Lupo (https://www.flickr.com/photos/direction-one-inc/), on...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 02-23-2019
Replies: 657
Views: 56,376
Posted By Vince Lupo
https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7831/46463304374_e8...

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7831/46463304374_e8f79a3ed0_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2dMNzCJ)
Winterwalk (https://flic.kr/p/2dMNzCJ) by Vince Lupo (https://www.flickr.com/photos/direction-one-inc/),...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 02-21-2019
Replies: 657
Views: 56,376
Posted By Vince Lupo
After yesterday's...

After yesterday's snowfall.

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7926/47166235841_3c3f34edfe_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2eRVhEM)
In Our Backyard 2019 (https://flic.kr/p/2eRVhEM) by Vince Lupo...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 02-21-2019
Replies: 657
Views: 56,376
Posted By Vince Lupo
Interesting place Robert - I particularly like...

Interesting place Robert - I particularly like the last two.
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 02-02-2019
Replies: 5,285
Views: 796,107
Posted By Vince Lupo
https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4903/46910501322_03...

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Untitled (https://flic.kr/p/2etjzGW) by Vince Lupo (https://www.flickr.com/photos/direction-one-inc/), on...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 02-02-2019
Replies: 657
Views: 56,376
Posted By Vince Lupo
https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7841/39993330023_ce...

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7841/39993330023_ce2d4d9c53_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/23W5gEP)
Winter Early Morning (https://flic.kr/p/23W5gEP) by Vince Lupo...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 01-29-2019
Replies: 58
Views: 2,316
Posted By Vince Lupo
Surprised no one has mentioned the Camera Wiz...

Surprised no one has mentioned the Camera Wiz himself, Frank Marshman.
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 01-27-2019
Replies: 5,285
Views: 796,107
Posted By Vince Lupo
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Untitled (https://flic.kr/p/23QNRWM) by Vince Lupo (https://www.flickr.com/photos/direction-one-inc/), on...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 01-27-2019
Replies: 657
Views: 56,376
Posted By Vince Lupo
Perhaps you're revealing my guilty Catholic...

Perhaps you're revealing my guilty Catholic notions :)

I think my interiors might also indicate that I need to get out more!
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 01-27-2019
Replies: 657
Views: 56,376
Posted By Vince Lupo
More stupid little things around the...

More stupid little things around the house.

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Winter Green (https://flic.kr/p/23QiFqz) by Vince Lupo...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 01-26-2019
Replies: 657
Views: 56,376
Posted By Vince Lupo
All beauties, particularly the colour ones.

All beauties, particularly the colour ones.
Forum: Travel 01-26-2019
Replies: 3
Views: 360
Posted By Vince Lupo
And on your way to Tybee, you can stop here for...

And on your way to Tybee, you can stop here for lunch. Where the elite eat in their bare feet!

https://thecrabshack.com/
Forum: Travel 01-26-2019
Replies: 3
Views: 360
Posted By Vince Lupo
I lived in Savannah from ‘94 thru ‘96, and my...

I lived in Savannah from ‘94 thru ‘96, and my ‘escape’ was Jekyll Island. It’s about 70 miles south of Savannah, right off I-95. Very historic, calm and...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 01-25-2019
Replies: 45
Views: 1,061
Posted By Vince Lupo
One thing to watch out for is the very common...

One thing to watch out for is the very common ‘rattle’ in SBLOO finders. It’s the glass coming loose within the housing. You might be able to tighten it all up by pushing (carefully!) on the front...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-24-2019
Replies: 26
Views: 1,103
Posted By Vince Lupo
I just found this online - you may want to...

I just found this online - you may want to contact them to see if they still actually have it:

http://www.oldtimercameras.com/jessops/stock/Model.asp?Model=12430&ModelPage=true
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-24-2019
Replies: 26
Views: 1,103
Posted By Vince Lupo
How’s your...

How’s your German?

http://zeissikonveb.de/start/kameras/pentacon%20super.html
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 01-23-2019
Replies: 657
Views: 56,376
Posted By Vince Lupo
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My Canadian Shield (https://flic.kr/p/QBF3vr) by Vince Lupo...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 01-22-2019
Replies: 657
Views: 56,376
Posted By Vince Lupo
Many thanks Mike -- however I kinda regard...

Many thanks Mike -- however I kinda regard fixed-gear riders on the street with a sense that, well, they might have a death wish! Does that make any difference? :)
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 01-22-2019
Replies: 657
Views: 56,376
Posted By Vince Lupo
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iPad Riley 2019 (https://flic.kr/p/2emoHzn) by Vince Lupo...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 01-21-2019
Replies: 657
Views: 56,376
Posted By Vince Lupo
Great thoughts from all. Robert I always...

Great thoughts from all. Robert I always appreciate your ruminations, maybe one day we might actually sit in a cafe and have that breakfast!

But I think it finally dawned on me what the fatal flaw...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 01-21-2019
Replies: 657
Views: 56,376
Posted By Vince Lupo
Similar to Godfrey's analysis, I don't really...

Similar to Godfrey's analysis, I don't really regard the absence of a screen as necessarily being any big controversy (though I certainly put the screens to full use on all my other digital cameras)....
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-21-2019
Replies: 7
Views: 383
Posted By Vince Lupo
It's within this thread -- post #8: ...

It's within this thread -- post #8: https://www.l-camera-forum.com/topic/46697-l-sealed-means-what/

Here again, I'm just taking it at face value, so you may want to track down a more authoritative...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-21-2019
Replies: 7
Views: 383
Posted By Vince Lupo
Found a list online, and ‘Y’ is Leitz NY (at...

Found a list online, and ‘Y’ is Leitz NY (at least according to the list I found).
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 01-20-2019
Replies: 657
Views: 56,376
Posted By Vince Lupo
Well I like the process and well, I like my...

Well I like the process and well, I like my results :)
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-20-2019
Replies: 26
Views: 1,103
Posted By Vince Lupo
Love it. So what is the lens you have on there?

Love it. So what is the lens you have on there?
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-19-2019
Replies: 26
Views: 1,103
Posted By Vince Lupo
What an amazing camera! Makes me want to get one...

What an amazing camera! Makes me want to get one now :)

As far as that yellow dot goes, might it be a battery check?
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 01-19-2019
Replies: 657
Views: 56,376
Posted By Vince Lupo
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Untitled (https://flic.kr/p/23GmJ2P) by Vince Lupo (https://www.flickr.com/photos/direction-one-inc/), on...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 01-19-2019
Replies: 657
Views: 56,376
Posted By Vince Lupo
https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4813/32923794368_84...

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Harford Rd (https://flic.kr/p/San423) by Vince Lupo (https://www.flickr.com/photos/direction-one-inc/), on...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 01-18-2019
Replies: 657
Views: 56,376
Posted By Vince Lupo
Confined to shooting in my backyard for the time...

Confined to shooting in my backyard for the time being!

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4908/46788959811_78c9bde56c_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2ehzDDD)
Snow Dog (https://flic.kr/p/2ehzDDD) by Vince...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 01-16-2019
Replies: 657
Views: 56,376
Posted By Vince Lupo
No you're totally fine -- it would be +2, if your...

No you're totally fine -- it would be +2, if your exposures are turning out dark. Maybe start with +1.5 and see how that looks, then go to +2 if you feel they're still too dark. Here again, in snowy...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 01-16-2019
Replies: 657
Views: 56,376
Posted By Vince Lupo
You mean a 240? In any case, make sure you’re...

You mean a 240? In any case, make sure you’re shooting in RAW, first and foremost (of course with the M-D I have no choice). That helps at the other end when you’re making adjustments in...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 01-15-2019
Replies: 657
Views: 56,376
Posted By Vince Lupo
Are you having issues with getting texture in...

Are you having issues with getting texture in snow? Are your pictures turning out dark? What seems to be the issue? It’s the 262 that you have, correct?
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 01-15-2019
Replies: 657
Views: 56,376
Posted By Vince Lupo
I use Flickr and copy the ‘BB code’ to post. ...

I use Flickr and copy the ‘BB code’ to post. That would be my suggestion.
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 01-15-2019
Replies: 657
Views: 56,376
Posted By Vince Lupo
Actually I had to use an old Gossen Luna Pro on...

Actually I had to use an old Gossen Luna Pro on those snow pictures to be sure of the correct exposure :)

I’ll be driving back out to New Mexico in early April, so hopefully that will result in some...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 01-15-2019
Replies: 657
Views: 56,376
Posted By Vince Lupo
https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4898/39789791243_1b...

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4898/39789791243_1ba276c767_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/23C65Fv)
Paws (https://flic.kr/p/23C65Fv) by Vince Lupo (https://www.flickr.com/photos/direction-one-inc/), on...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 01-14-2019
Replies: 30
Views: 1,379
Posted By Vince Lupo
Richard I think you encapsulated the initial...

Richard I think you encapsulated the initial discussion perfectly. My apologies for taking it into a different direction, although I do think that for more 'exact' exposures (as the OP hoped for in...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 01-14-2019
Replies: 30
Views: 1,379
Posted By Vince Lupo
Bernard, I know the goal is about trying to help...

Bernard, I know the goal is about trying to help our friend carbo73 in this thread, so I don't wish to get into a 'who is right and who is wrong' here. I will defer to your good judgement.

As an...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 01-14-2019
Replies: 30
Views: 1,379
Posted By Vince Lupo
I guess you could do that to bring the highlights...

I guess you could do that to bring the highlights up, but if you're underexposing the film by say, 1.5 - 2 stops (at least as the meter is reading the scene), then your shadows will suffer. So...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 01-14-2019
Replies: 30
Views: 1,379
Posted By Vince Lupo
Shuddering not required -- all depends on what...

Shuddering not required -- all depends on what kind of meter you're using and where you're pointing it. If you're using a reflected light meter, and you're pointing it at an area that's...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 01-14-2019
Replies: 30
Views: 1,379
Posted By Vince Lupo
I'd be doing more like 2 stops -- as others have...

I'd be doing more like 2 stops -- as others have mentioned, if you were to be using a reflected light meter, that meter would want to turn that white snow into middle grey. So to bring it back to...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 01-13-2019
Replies: 657
Views: 56,376
Posted By Vince Lupo
Many thanks -- I had to go back outside and shoot...

Many thanks -- I had to go back outside and shoot it about 3 times before I got it right (fortunately it's in my backyard). Our first snowfall of the season!

Shot with the Visoflex III and the...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 01-13-2019
Replies: 657
Views: 56,376
Posted By Vince Lupo
https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4870/46677000152_65...

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4870/46677000152_65d237c3cf_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2e7FPWG)
Buddha of the North (https://flic.kr/p/2e7FPWG) by Vince Lupo...
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-12-2019
Replies: 4
Views: 333
Posted By Vince Lupo
I was fortunate to have had Dave Heath as one of...

I was fortunate to have had Dave Heath as one of my professors at Ryerson back in the early 1990s, and he actually gave me one of his Polaroid SLR 680’s (which I sold a few years ago). Somewhere in...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 01-11-2019
Replies: 657
Views: 56,376
Posted By Vince Lupo
https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7841/39736345573_4b...

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7841/39736345573_4bb0356669_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/23xna9r)
Morning Light 2019 (https://flic.kr/p/23xna9r) by Vince Lupo...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-04-2019
Replies: 10
Views: 619
Posted By Vince Lupo
Similarly if you have a Leica M-LTM adapter ring,...

Similarly if you have a Leica M-LTM adapter ring, you can just mount it onto the camera and you should be able to see the arm move up and down.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 01-01-2019
Replies: 12
Views: 518
Posted By Vince Lupo
Ah yes, I do recall having extensively pored over...

Ah yes, I do recall having extensively pored over that post of yours while I had this DR Summicron (it belonged to a cousin of mine and I was selling it for him on eBay, hence my having it in my...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 01-01-2019
Replies: 12
Views: 518
Posted By Vince Lupo
Richard, do the M9 and Monochrom have that...

Richard, do the M9 and Monochrom have that ‘protrusion’ I’m referencing?
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