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Forum: Photography General Interest 05-12-2017
Replies: 106
Views: 3,789
Posted By Addy101
In 2001 I was in Kosovo working for the OSCE - I...

In 2001 I was in Kosovo working for the OSCE - I bought a Canon EOS 3000n with a dreadful 28-80/3.5-5.6 II lens from a PX store and that started my interest in photography.
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 04-22-2017
Replies: 12
Views: 4,355
Posted By Addy101
I'm flabbergasted that the T3 is so much more...

I'm flabbergasted that the T3 is so much more expensive - if anything, I expected the opposite.....

Maybe you saw this, but 35mmc write up on the T3 (http://www.35mmc.com/17/06/2015/contax-t3)...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 03-08-2017
Replies: 266
Views: 17,039
Posted By Addy101
Being at MOMA doesn't mean these are good...

Being at MOMA doesn't mean these are good pictures. Being made by a more or less famous photographer doesn't mean these are good pictures. They may have sociological or historical meaning, but good...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-08-2017
Replies: 582
Views: 89,250
Posted By Addy101
https://photos.smugmug.com/Other/Diversen/i-MzsmTR...

https://photos.smugmug.com/Other/Diversen/i-MzsmTRZ/0/XL/IMG_20170305_115518_729-XL.jpg (https://addy101.smugmug.com/Other/Diversen/i-MzsmTRZ/A)
Sony A77m2 | Minolta AF 28/2.0
Forum: Sony NEX APS-C format 03-04-2017
Replies: 41
Views: 16,843
Posted By Addy101
https://photos.smugmug.com/Travel/Berlin-2015/i-NG...

https://photos.smugmug.com/Travel/Berlin-2015/i-NGq3LWC/1/XL/DSC01706-XL.jpg (https://addy101.smugmug.com/Travel/Berlin-2015/i-NGq3LWC/A)
Sony A6000 | Sony 50/1.8 OSS | f/2 | 1/2000s |...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-26-2017
Replies: 16
Views: 1,429
Posted By Addy101
As the 500GX seems to be a normal 35mm camera,...

As the 500GX seems to be a normal 35mm camera, you obviously cropped the picture to get a square picture. I assume you did this on your computer (?) - why not straighten the picture before cropping....
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-11-2017
Replies: 452
Views: 174,673
Posted By Addy101
Mike O'Callaghan–Pat Tillman Memorial...

Mike O'Callaghan–Pat Tillman Memorial Bridge
https://photos.smugmug.com/Travel/USA-West-2014-1/i-VrKZDjv/1/XL/DSC00549-XL.jpg (https://addy101.smugmug.com/Travel/USA-West-2014-1/i-VrKZDjv/A)
Sony...
Forum: Digital Compacts 02-08-2017
Replies: 39
Views: 8,601
Posted By Addy101
28mm is versatile and it is a nice camera to...

28mm is versatile and it is a nice camera to use.

Aircraft spotting:
https://photos.smugmug.com/Travel/Lanzarote-2016/i-HJGWPMX/1/XL/R0330044-XL.jpg...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-08-2017
Replies: 1,173
Views: 301,734
Posted By Addy101
https://photos.smugmug.com/Events/Elfsteden-Oldtim...

https://photos.smugmug.com/Events/Elfsteden-Oldtimerrally-2014/i-Hdc5XjZ/0/XL/1A7R9967-XL.jpg (https://addy101.smugmug.com/Events/Elfsteden-Oldtimerrally-2014/i-Hdc5XjZ/A)
Canon EOS 1Ds2 | Canon...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-08-2017
Replies: 2,080
Views: 310,805
Posted By Addy101
From the Elfsteden Oldtimer rally from a few...

From the Elfsteden Oldtimer rally from a few years back:
https://photos.smugmug.com/Events/Elfsteden-Oldtimerrally-2014/i-R299qK8/0/XL/1A7R9985-XL.jpg...
Forum: Travel 02-01-2017
Replies: 19
Views: 2,682
Posted By Addy101
Just...

Just looking
https://photos.smugmug.com/Travel/Kenya-2016-Pachyderm/i-V6NKZHB/1/XL/DSC03412-XL.jpg (https://addy101.smugmug.com/Travel/Kenya-2016-Pachyderm/i-V6NKZHB/A)
Sony A77m2 | Sony 70-400G |...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-28-2017
Replies: 2,753
Views: 811,846
Posted By Addy101
Canon EOS 6D - my newest camera...

Canon EOS 6D - my newest camera
https://photos.smugmug.com/Other/Diversen/i-fRqgbZT/0/XL/ORG_DSC04998-XL.jpg (https://addy101.smugmug.com/Other/Diversen/i-fRqgbZT/A)
Sony A77m2 | Sony 18-135 | 35mm...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-22-2017
Replies: 336
Views: 39,684
Posted By Addy101
King of the...

King of the sky
https://photos.smugmug.com/Travel/Kenia-2016-Birds/i-cbL2Xgt/1/XL/DSC03381crop6m-XL.jpg (https://addy101.smugmug.com/Travel/Kenia-2016-Birds/i-cbL2Xgt/A)
Sony A900 | Sony 70-400G |...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-22-2017
Replies: 12
Views: 1,677
Posted By Addy101
The sensor of the K10D was a Sony sensor (most...

The sensor of the K10D was a Sony sensor (most likely the same as the Sony A100).

Not a lot of camera use the 20mp sensor, but by all accounts it is a great sensor - in the K-S1/K-S2 and Sony A58...
Forum: Film vs Digital 01-15-2017
Replies: 13
Views: 2,103
Posted By Addy101
That AA-filter isn't that important - it is the...

That AA-filter isn't that important - it is the sensor size. Yes, a non-AA-filtered sensor is sharper at the pixel level, but that is hardly important for your prints.

You do expect too much, on...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-14-2017
Replies: 1,048
Views: 137,818
Posted By Addy101
https://photos.smugmug.com/Events/Elfsteden-Oldtim...

https://photos.smugmug.com/Events/Elfsteden-Oldtimerrally-2014/i-KqrHdVD/0/XL/1A7R9786-XL.jpg (https://addy101.smugmug.com/Events/Elfsteden-Oldtimerrally-2014/i-KqrHdVD/A)
Canon EOS 1Ds2 | Canon...
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-11-2017
Replies: 6
Views: 1,083
Posted By Addy101
Yes :rolleyes: Without kidding, if you're happy...

Yes :rolleyes:
Without kidding, if you're happy with just a "normal" lens, good for you. In the past ('80s and before) it was what most people had and it is a very convenient focallength.

But why...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-08-2017
Replies: 1,025
Views: 158,287
Posted By Addy101
Lanzarote, Canary Islands,...

Lanzarote, Canary Islands, Spain
https://photos.smugmug.com/Travel/Lanzarote-2016/i-2kRwxxs/1/XL/DSC04028BW-XL.jpg (https://addy101.smugmug.com/Travel/Lanzarote-2016/i-2kRwxxs/A)
Sony A77m2 | Sony...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-08-2017
Replies: 96
Views: 8,589
Posted By Addy101
https://photos.smugmug.com/Travel/Lanzarote-2016/i...

https://photos.smugmug.com/Travel/Lanzarote-2016/i-BGp6cDn/1/XL/DSC04211-XL.jpg (https://addy101.smugmug.com/Travel/Lanzarote-2016/i-BGp6cDn/A)
Sony A77m2 | Minolta 100-300 APO(D) | 300mm | f/8 |...
Forum: Tom Abrahamsson of RapidWinder.com 01-07-2017
Replies: 354
Sticky: RIP Tom A
Views: 57,767
Posted By Addy101
The replies here are a testimony to Toms...

The replies here are a testimony to Toms importance to this community, he will be missed. I wish everybody close to him the strength they need.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-06-2017
Replies: 125
Views: 17,047
Posted By Addy101
https://photos.smugmug.com/Travel/Lanzarote-2016/i...

https://photos.smugmug.com/Travel/Lanzarote-2016/i-frDMtvv/1/XL/DSC03973-XL.jpg (https://addy101.smugmug.com/Travel/Lanzarote-2016/i-frDMtvv/A)
Sony A77m2 | Sony 18-135 | 18mm | f/11 | 1/250s | 100iso
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-02-2017
Replies: 422
Views: 60,584
Posted By Addy101
Arrecife, Lanzarote, Canary Islands,...

Arrecife, Lanzarote, Canary Islands, Spain
https://photos.smugmug.com/Travel/Lanzarote-2016/i-gCJC2bj/1/XL/R0330071-XL.jpg (https://addy101.smugmug.com/Travel/Lanzarote-2016/i-gCJC2bj/A)
Ricoh GR |...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-01-2017
Replies: 1,159
Views: 231,194
Posted By Addy101
Big cats at Rancho Texas, Lanzarote (Canary...

Big cats at Rancho Texas, Lanzarote (Canary Islands, Spain)
https://photos.smugmug.com/Travel/Lanzarote-2016/i-KVmkDKG/1/XL/DSC04306-XL.jpg...
Forum: RFF News 01-01-2017
Replies: 33
Views: 4,427
Posted By Addy101
This. How can one say that an announced camera is...

This. How can one say that an announced camera is the hit of 2016 when we know so little about it? I feel the hype is all about brand recognition, it has nothing to do with the actual product as the...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-01-2017
Replies: 68
Views: 3,899
Posted By Addy101
You like a Leica 90mm? Well why not get a 90mm...

You like a Leica 90mm? Well why not get a 90mm Leica? There are Leica lenses in R-mount and there are R-mount cameras. Why not pick up a Leica R4 or R5 and a 90/2.8 (if you want something slightly...
Forum: Travel 01-01-2017
Replies: 19
Views: 2,682
Posted By Addy101
Just now come across these. Nice. I went to Kenia...

Just now come across these. Nice.
I went to Kenia in 2016 and found the guide quite observant to the needs of the photographers, but at one point we had almost the perfect view of a Cheetah, but he...
Forum: Optics Theory - 01-01-2017
Replies: 1,928
Views: 1,751,528
Posted By Addy101
Nothing special, just an advanced amateur...

Nothing special, just an advanced amateur lens:
https://photos.smugmug.com/Travel/Lanzarote-2016/i-tKKz95D/1/XL/DSC04013-XL.jpg (https://addy101.smugmug.com/Travel/Lanzarote-2016/i-tKKz95D/A)
Sony...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-01-2017
Replies: 3,209
Views: 502,770
Posted By Addy101
https://photos.smugmug.com/Travel/Lanzarote-2016/i...

https://photos.smugmug.com/Travel/Lanzarote-2016/i-tQJ7bp8/1/XL/DSC04021BW-XL.jpg (https://addy101.smugmug.com/Travel/Lanzarote-2016/i-tQJ7bp8/A)
Sony A77 II | Sony 18-135 | 45mm | f/8 | 1/250s |...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-01-2017
Replies: 1,756
Views: 329,150
Posted By Addy101
Caged https://photos.smugmug.com/Travel/Lanzarote-...

Caged
https://photos.smugmug.com/Travel/Lanzarote-2016/i-ZD5stC4/1/XL/DSC04276-XL.jpg (https://addy101.smugmug.com/Travel/Lanzarote-2016/i-ZD5stC4/A)
Sony A77 II | Sony 18-135 | 50mm | f/14 | 1/80s |...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-26-2016
Replies: 380
Views: 54,975
Posted By Addy101
High rise...

High rise Lanzarote
https://photos.smugmug.com/Travel/Lanzarote-2016/i-QRSGW7B/1/XL/R0330055-XL.jpg (https://addy101.smugmug.com/Travel/Lanzarote-2016/i-QRSGW7B/A)
Ricoh GR | 18.3mm | f/9 | 1/250s |...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-26-2016
Replies: 422
Views: 60,584
Posted By Addy101
https://photos.smugmug.com/Travel/Lanzarote-2016/i...

https://photos.smugmug.com/Travel/Lanzarote-2016/i-BGp6cDn/1/XL/DSC04211-XL.jpg (https://addy101.smugmug.com/Travel/Lanzarote-2016/i-BGp6cDn/A)
Sony A77 II | Minolta 100-300 APO (D) | 300mm | f/8 |...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-26-2016
Replies: 2,534
Views: 315,340
Posted By Addy101
In loving...

In loving memory
https://photos.smugmug.com/Travel/Lanzarote-2016/i-ptV9Ppc/1/XL/DSC04885-XL.jpg (https://addy101.smugmug.com/Travel/Lanzarote-2016/i-ptV9Ppc/A)
Sony A77 II | Sony 18-135 | 35mm | f/8...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-21-2016
Replies: 41
Views: 4,379
Posted By Addy101
3.5 years nothing, and now.... booming...

3.5 years nothing, and now.... booming :cool:

This is at 17mm:
https://photos.smugmug.com/Travel/Burma-5-Monks-and-Nuns/i-QVkLZq2/0/XL/DSC07228-XL.jpg...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-02-2016
Replies: 34
Views: 2,406
Posted By Addy101
Selfies? Really? Do you really think these...

Selfies? Really? Do you really think these cameras are 28mm because they are aimed at the selfies crowd? :eek:

Two arguments against this reasoning:
1. 28mm lenses were in fashion for high-end film...
Forum: Film vs Digital 10-02-2016
Replies: 4
Views: 1,193
Posted By Addy101
They move in the frame? isn't that a setting of...

They move in the frame? isn't that a setting of the frame? Did it come with a manual of some sort? Check that.
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-02-2016
Replies: 214
Views: 15,783
Posted By Addy101
A curvier black beauty...

A curvier black beauty :)
https://photos.smugmug.com/Dyxum/Oktoberfest-2012/i-Z2vC6hc/0/XL/Oktoberfest2012-05454-XL.jpg (https://addy101.smugmug.com/Dyxum/Oktoberfest-2012/i-Z2vC6hc/A)
Sony A900 |...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-30-2016
Replies: 227
Views: 17,600
Posted By Addy101
https://photos.smugmug.com/Travel/USA-West-2014-2/...

https://photos.smugmug.com/Travel/USA-West-2014-2/i-B6zs9mr/0/XL/DSC09187-XL.jpg (https://addy101.smugmug.com/Travel/USA-West-2014-2/i-B6zs9mr/A)
Sony A900 | Minolta 17-35G | 30mm | f/7.1 | 1/2000s |...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 09-30-2016
Replies: 2,753
Views: 811,846
Posted By Addy101
:confused: Why? Ffordes has two Nikon 28mm F3.5...

:confused: Why? Ffordes has two Nikon 28mm F3.5 PC Shift lenses for sale as we speak, hardly something special I would think.....
Forum: Sony NEX APS-C format 09-25-2016
Replies: 41
Views: 16,843
Posted By Addy101
Nice to see some live in this...

Nice to see some live in this thread:
https://photos.smugmug.com/Travel/Berlin-2015/i-fLvQ99R/1/XL/DSC01924-XL.jpg (https://addy101.smugmug.com/Travel/Berlin-2015/i-fLvQ99R/A)
Sony A6000 | Sony...
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-21-2016
Replies: 27
Views: 3,086
Posted By Addy101
Sony A99 mark II - it is exciting. I know, it...

Sony A99 mark II - it is exciting. I know, it isn't Nikon, it isn't Canon, it isn't even an E-mount - but boy, compared to the Canon 5D mark IV this new A-mount camera seems impressive! And for less...
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-19-2016
Replies: 27
Views: 3,086
Posted By Addy101
Oh, wait, Fuji is announcing they're developing a...

Oh, wait, Fuji is announcing they're developing a medium format camera, so, no camera, just a mock-up. It doesn't look as nice as the Hasselblad X1D to my eyes.

And yes, the A99 mark II - didn't saw...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-18-2016
Replies: 1,048
Views: 137,818
Posted By Addy101
My new wheels ...

My new wheels :cool:
https://photos.smugmug.com/Other/Diversen/i-2DDtgps/0/XL/DSC02513-XL.jpg (https://addy101.smugmug.com/Other/Diversen/i-2DDtgps/A)
Sony A6000 | Sony 10-18/4 | 12mm | f/9 | 1/160s...
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 09-16-2016
Replies: 20
Views: 2,285
Posted By Addy101
Sony released smallish lenses and everybody and...

Sony released smallish lenses and everybody and his sister complained they weren't f/2.8 zooms or f/1.4 primes. Now they give us f/2.8 zooms and f/1.4 primes and people whine they are to big. Just...
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 09-15-2016
Replies: 20
Views: 2,285
Posted By Addy101
It is an interesting camera -but no Nikon or Fuji...

It is an interesting camera -but no Nikon or Fuji so no love here. It looks like a good one. Its pricing is aimed straight at the Sony A6300 I think. We'll see if it is as good - what I've seen it...
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 09-15-2016
Replies: 22
Views: 1,805
Posted By Addy101
For Dutch photographers - a judge today ruled in...

For Dutch photographers - a judge today ruled in the case of Rashid against De Volkskrant...
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-15-2016
Replies: 153
Views: 10,291
Posted By Addy101
:D Apple puts wired headphones in the box with...

:D

Apple puts wired headphones in the box with the iPhone 7, no Bluetooth ones... and there are several reasons why a BT headphone isn't the best solution anyway. But this is a photography site.
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-15-2016
Replies: 153
Views: 10,291
Posted By Addy101
True, I guess. however, Untrue. The image...

True, I guess.

however,
Untrue. The image quality might be good enough FOR YOU, it isn't FOR ME. Phones and cameras are different tools for different situations. To me it is "pretty incredible if...
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-14-2016
Replies: 27
Views: 2,285
Posted By Addy101
You did, but still it is in violation of the...

You did, but still it is in violation of the rules and copyright laws - but as a mod is active here, I guess it is okay :confused:
Forum: Optics Theory - 09-14-2016
Replies: 63
Views: 8,640
Posted By Addy101
It isn't the 4K bit, it is the 48 fps it was shot...

It isn't the 4K bit, it is the 48 fps it was shot in (http://gizmodo.com/5969817/the-hobbit-an-unexpected-masterclass-in-why-48-fps-fails). Films were 25 fps, cheap soaps were at 50/60 fps (depending...
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-14-2016
Replies: 27
Views: 2,285
Posted By Addy101
I might be mistaken, but aren't these ESPN...

I might be mistaken, but aren't these ESPN pictures copyrighted? And DaRulez (http://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=135601) say:
Forum: Travel 09-14-2016
Replies: 91
Views: 9,539
Posted By Addy101
:eek: Is there a civil war looming in Israel?...

:eek: Is there a civil war looming in Israel? Missed that!

What happened in Syria is tragic. Pictures of a better time - most Syrians arriving in the Netherlands are well educated, they will do okay...
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-13-2016
Replies: 153
Views: 10,291
Posted By Addy101
Nope, the best camera is the one with you AND you...

Nope, the best camera is the one with you AND you can/want to use ;)
To me, that isn't a smartphone (YMMV).

I don't know how well regarded The New Yorker is, but I 'm unimpressed. The (r)evolution...
Forum: Digital Compacts 09-03-2016
Replies: 1,198
Views: 253,538
Posted By Addy101
I wonder if the picture wouldn't be better if you...

I wonder if the picture wouldn't be better if you crop to only include the woman on the left.

Here's another one with the GR and the...
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-01-2016
Replies: 106
Views: 6,784
Posted By Addy101
Amazing how personal some people take this. This...

Amazing how personal some people take this. This has IMO nothing to do with photography. We don't know what has been said, we don't know if the discussion was about taking a picture, we don't know...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 08-24-2016
Replies: 28
Views: 5,708
Posted By Addy101
You might want to look at the Dante Stella page...

You might want to look at the Dante Stella page on the GW (http://www.dantestella.com/technical/gw.html) and you can find the manual of the II here (http://antiquecameras.net/fuji6x76x9.html) on...
Forum: Digital Compacts 08-23-2016
Replies: 13
Views: 4,665
Posted By Addy101
If you want to share your pictures on social...

If you want to share your pictures on social media, WiFi is great. I didn't think I needed it, but now it is a big plus for any camera I'm considering. Just saying.
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 08-23-2016
Replies: 28
Views: 5,708
Posted By Addy101
I have a II. They seem less popular, but the...

I have a II. They seem less popular, but the differences between these cameras are oh so small.... The II has plastic body parts, but inside it is just the same as the I. It also has the pull out...
Forum: RFF Polls 08-22-2016
Replies: 149
Views: 13,604
Posted By Addy101
My A6000 is "other" and my A900/A77ii is...

My A6000 is "other" and my A900/A77ii is DSLR.
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-20-2016
Replies: 363
Views: 25,478
Posted By Addy101
Hmmm, I actually expected more Nikons with so...

Hmmm, I actually expected more Nikons with so many Nikonians around here....
Here's my list:

Sony A900
A digital camera as easy to use as a film camera - even easier with no film to load. It never...
Forum: Fuji X Series 08-16-2016
Replies: 43
Views: 3,919
Posted By Addy101
It is about some people (not dee) complaining...

It is about some people (not dee) complaining about modern technology. Manual cameras are the opposite of modern technology.....
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-16-2016
Replies: 126
Views: 9,295
Posted By Addy101
Still, I don't understand how this is funny. It...

Still, I don't understand how this is funny. It felt to me you had a laugh at the expense of Scapevision.

Scapevision didn't talk about reliability nor did I - we just pointed to some flaws of the...
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-16-2016
Replies: 19
Views: 1,770
Posted By Addy101
You keep ownership but you sign away all rights...

You keep ownership but you sign away all rights that come with ownership. They don't just have the right to do with it what they like, but it is also an exclusive right, which means you can't do...
Forum: Fuji X Series 08-16-2016
Replies: 43
Views: 3,919
Posted By Addy101
Those "digiboxes" are very easy to set up. I have...

Those "digiboxes" are very easy to set up. I have zero problem using my Sony and Canon digital cameras. It is easy:
Just walk through the menu and set things the way you like. If you're uncertain how...
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 08-15-2016
Replies: 62
Views: 7,118
Posted By Addy101
I disagree, one can be very careful and making...

I disagree, one can be very careful and making sure he/she isn't seen by anybody they know, but if somebody puts a picture on the internet you can't deny - you can if you're seen by someone you know:...
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-15-2016
Replies: 126
Views: 9,295
Posted By Addy101
What is so funny? Hasselblads are known to get...

What is so funny? Hasselblads are known to get jammed (http://www.dmin-dmax.fr/photoe2b.htm), Bronicas don't. I hadn't thought about the SQ-A - I have one, it is a great camera and it is...
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 08-14-2016
Replies: 62
Views: 7,118
Posted By Addy101
Just my two cents. First, it is the USA, they...

Just my two cents.

First, it is the USA, they are in a public place, there is no reasonable expectation of privacy - legally you're okay. But you already knew that.

In the nineties in Europe all...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 08-13-2016
Replies: 12
Views: 1,804
Posted By Addy101
Aha, I see, that is Kevin, you're Kelvin - one...

Aha, I see, that is Kevin, you're Kelvin - one letter and an ocean apart. Your add sounds much better. You limit your market by only shipping within the US.

On a side note. Did you get permission to...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 08-13-2016
Replies: 12
Views: 1,804
Posted By Addy101
I don't know where you're from, but I would ask...

I don't know where you're from, but I would ask at the German Minolta forum (http://www.mi-fo.de).

I guess this is your listing...
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-12-2016
Replies: 2
Views: 577
Posted By Addy101
family obligations - sometimes a change to take...

family obligations - sometimes a change to take pictures, sometimes it prevents you from doing so. Just take your camera with you, something interesting will come up :cool:
Forum: Fuji X Series 08-12-2016
Replies: 8
Views: 1,469
Posted By Addy101
Funny, you're basically talking to...

Funny, you're basically talking to yourself....

Anyway, the shutterlag of the X-M1 (http://www.imaging-resource.com/PRODS/fuji-x-m1/fuji-x-m1A6.HTM) is slightly worse then the comparable Sony NEX 5N...
Forum: Fuji X Series 08-08-2016
Replies: 15
Views: 1,513
Posted By Addy101
Yeah, a dedicated lens makes the most sense. On a...

Yeah, a dedicated lens makes the most sense. On a boat both AF and image stabilisation will be nice. The Fujifilm XF-55-200mm f/3.5-4.8 R LM OIS (what is a name) seems nice, the only downside is the...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 08-08-2016
Replies: 220
Views: 16,238
Posted By Addy101
No, it isn't splitting hairs. First, production...

No, it isn't splitting hairs. First, production (and therefore shipments) can be influenced by different things, like, say, quakes. Also, producing something doesn't mean you're gonna sell it: go to...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 08-07-2016
Replies: 220
Views: 16,238
Posted By Addy101
Sigh. The CIPA numbers are about shipments, not...

Sigh. The CIPA numbers are about shipments, not sales.

Oh, don't take this all to personal. People disagree with you based on the same data - or maybe they didn't read the data - whatever, it isn't...
Forum: Help / Feedback forum 08-06-2016
Replies: 5
Views: 1,217
Posted By Addy101
I just zoom in to read, works good enough on my...

I just zoom in to read, works good enough on my Sony Xperia Z3.
You can also use apps it seems: Tapatalk or Forum Runner (http://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=141384&page=3).
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 08-03-2016
Replies: 220
Views: 16,238
Posted By Addy101
You mean a picture like...

You mean a picture like this:
https://photos.smugmug.com/Travel/USA-West-2014-2/i-SwZDS6j/0/L/DSC09415-L.jpg (https://addy101.smugmug.com/Travel/USA-West-2014-2/i-SwZDS6j/A)
:D :angel:

Some people...
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 08-02-2016
Replies: 26
Views: 2,397
Posted By Addy101
Before I went to Burma (Myanmar) there was one...

Before I went to Burma (Myanmar) there was one picture I was impressed by - and I wanted to take a similar picture. I...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 08-02-2016
Replies: 243
Views: 19,261
Posted By Addy101
Kanye West and Kim Kardashian use a Sony NEX 7...

Kanye West and Kim Kardashian use a Sony NEX 7 (http://www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/article-3032681/22-month-old-North-West-totes-600-camera-enjoy-day-sightseeing-Armenia.html) - try to beat that...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 08-01-2016
Replies: 16
Views: 2,128
Posted By Addy101
Happy childhood here! I never think about my...

Happy childhood here! I never think about my photography as art. I like to make my pictures the way I like them, in that sense they are an expression of my vision. But I don't think that the...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 07-31-2016
Replies: 243
Views: 19,261
Posted By Addy101
That's is interesting, because everybody's...

That's is interesting, because everybody's favourite photographer has the following experience with the older 650:

So it seems to do manual focussing on the 1987 EOS 650, but not on the 1989 EOS...
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 07-30-2016
Replies: 15
Views: 2,084
Posted By Addy101
You look like a Domke salesman ;) It is nice to...

You look like a Domke salesman ;)
It is nice to have nice stuff!
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 07-30-2016
Replies: 159
Views: 31,139
Posted By Addy101
Like other people around here - mirrorless. My...

Like other people around here - mirrorless. My Sony A6000 (and before that Sony NEX F3) are great at this. Using the back screen is ideal as it allows for quick framing when there is a situation you...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-26-2016
Replies: 380
Views: 54,975
Posted By Addy101
https://photos.smugmug.com/Dyxum/Colour-Festival-2...

https://photos.smugmug.com/Dyxum/Colour-Festival-2016/i-VXm3XMp/0/XL/DSC02444-XL.jpg (https://addy101.smugmug.com/Dyxum/Colour-Festival-2016/i-VXm3XMp/A)
Sony A6000 | Canon 24-70/4L IS | 44mm | f/4 |...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-26-2016
Replies: 452
Views: 70,528
Posted By Addy101
https://photos.smugmug.com/Dyxum/Colour-Festival-2...

https://photos.smugmug.com/Dyxum/Colour-Festival-2016/i-KCw2tWh/0/XL/DSC02441-XL.jpg (https://addy101.smugmug.com/Dyxum/Colour-Festival-2016/i-KCw2tWh/A)
Sony A6000 | Canon 24-70/4L IS | 44mm | f/4 |...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-26-2016
Replies: 2,534
Views: 315,340
Posted By Addy101
Keep...

Keep free
https://photos.smugmug.com/Dyxum/Colour-Festival-2016/i-gkWdMt9/0/XL/DSC02419-XL.jpg (https://addy101.smugmug.com/Dyxum/Colour-Festival-2016/i-gkWdMt9/A)
Sony A6000 | Canon 24-70/4L IS |...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-26-2016
Replies: 336
Views: 39,684
Posted By Addy101
https://photos.smugmug.com/Dyxum/Colour-Festival-2...

https://photos.smugmug.com/Dyxum/Colour-Festival-2016/i-M4jVgzS/0/XL/DSC02450-XL.jpg (https://addy101.smugmug.com/Dyxum/Colour-Festival-2016/i-M4jVgzS/A)
Sony A6000 | Canon 24-70/4L IS | 70mm | f/4 |...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-26-2016
Replies: 276
Views: 32,077
Posted By Addy101
https://photos.smugmug.com/Dyxum/Colour-Festival-2...

https://photos.smugmug.com/Dyxum/Colour-Festival-2016/i-Vqf6f7r/0/XL/DSC02437-XL.jpg (https://addy101.smugmug.com/Dyxum/Colour-Festival-2016/i-Vqf6f7r/A)
Sony A6000 | Canon 24-70/4L IS | 70mm | f/4 |...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 07-26-2016
Replies: 2,753
Views: 811,846
Posted By Addy101
Nah, it should be on a Bronica lens with a Seiko...

Nah, it should be on a Bronica lens with a Seiko shutter :cool:
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 07-25-2016
Replies: 117
Views: 6,900
Posted By Addy101
Wow, that could happen to me, being a male and...

Wow, that could happen to me, being a male and such.... Good you recovered!
Forum: Sony NEX APS-C format 07-24-2016
Replies: 41
Views: 16,843
Posted By Addy101
Not enough going on...

Not enough going on here....
https://photos.smugmug.com/Travel/Berlin-2015/i-LnrC2zF/1/XL/DSC01861-XL.jpg (https://addy101.smugmug.com/Travel/Berlin-2015/i-LnrC2zF/A)
Sony A6000 | Sony 10-18/4 OSS |...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-24-2016
Replies: 768
Views: 329,244
Posted By Addy101
Planes from the Deutches Technik Museum,...

Planes from the Deutches Technik Museum, Berlin:

Messerschmitt Bf 109
https://photos.smugmug.com/Travel/Berlin-2015/i-TBj57nG/1/XL/DSC01879-XL.jpg...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 07-24-2016
Replies: 15
Views: 2,400
Posted By Addy101
According to Nikon Rumors...

According to Nikon Rumors (http://nikonrumors.com/2016/07/18/nikon-dl-cameras-should-start-shipping-in-october.aspx/) they will ship in October.
Forum: Leica Q / CL/ T / X Series 07-24-2016
Replies: 1
Views: 1,951
Posted By Addy101
$900 in Sweden? 7750 Krona? That is about €815,-....

$900 in Sweden? 7750 Krona? That is about €815,-. They're selling in Dutch shops for €750,-. Deciding if it is worth it, is up to you. It is basically the X2, see reviews and user experiences and see...
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 07-24-2016
Replies: 23
Views: 3,488
Posted By Addy101
https://photos.smugmug.com/Holidays/NYC-2012/i-bns...

https://photos.smugmug.com/Holidays/NYC-2012/i-bnsxzgZ/0/XL/NYC%20Smugmug%20%28A900%29-04496-XL.jpg (https://addy101.smugmug.com/Holidays/NYC-2012/i-bnsxzgZ/A)
Sony A900 | Minolta 17-35/3.5G | 22mm |...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-21-2016
Replies: 3,347
Views: 579,302
Posted By Addy101
https://photos.smugmug.com/Travel/Berlin-2015/i-MS...

https://photos.smugmug.com/Travel/Berlin-2015/i-MSN3hRg/1/XL/DSC01699BW-XL.jpg (https://addy101.smugmug.com/Travel/Berlin-2015/i-MSN3hRg/A)
Sony A6000 | Sony 10-18/4 OSS | 18mm | f/18 | 1/80s | 100iso
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 07-19-2016
Replies: 58
Views: 3,977
Posted By Addy101
Please define "automatic production line" and...

Please define "automatic production line" and "little to no human intervention". If you mean they are produced like everyday products like cookies (that are produced on automated production lines...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-19-2016
Replies: 8
Views: 1,156
Posted By Addy101
"Pure enjoyment" - what else do you...

"Pure enjoyment" - what else do you want?
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-17-2016
Replies: 120
Views: 8,522
Posted By Addy101
Agree, I phrased that carefully.

Agree, I phrased that carefully.
Forum: Travel 07-16-2016
Replies: 6
Views: 839
Posted By Addy101
I always keep it with me in cabin. I guess...

I always keep it with me in cabin. I guess checked in should be safe, but I'm human, I feel safer if it is closer to me.
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-16-2016
Replies: 120
Views: 8,522
Posted By Addy101
No it isn't. It is much cheaper to save up the...

No it isn't. It is much cheaper to save up the money before buying the item, then paying the credit costs. Just set some money aside every month for your next GAS fix :rolleyes:

In general, it is a...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-11-2016
Replies: 20
Views: 1,469
Posted By Addy101
With a little searching it is possible to find an...

With a little searching it is possible to find an A850 for 600 GBP.

The important thing is what you like. If you like using the Xpro-1, keep that one. More important then anything else is that you...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-11-2016
Replies: 20
Views: 1,469
Posted By Addy101
More modern or more cost effective? The most...

More modern or more cost effective?

The most cost effective probably is a used Sony NEX camera with the Sigma 30/2.8.
A Sony A6000 with 35/1.8 will be about the same kind of money as the Fuji set...
Forum: Fuji X Series 07-08-2016
Replies: 46
Views: 6,195
Posted By Addy101
It is a good thing Fuji exists, as my A6000 with...

It is a good thing Fuji exists, as my A6000 with 10-18/4, 35/1.8 OSS and 50/1.8 OSS is HUGE and delivers sub-par pictures, but I can ALWAYS dream of a Fuji set up. ;)

I know Fuji has the sex-appeal,...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-04-2016
Replies: 13
Views: 1,711
Posted By Addy101
Feest!...

Feest! (Party)

https://photos.smugmug.com/Dyxum/April-Fools-2011/i-NN6gD7J/0/L/DSC02822-L.jpg (https://addy101.smugmug.com/Dyxum/April-Fools-2011/i-NN6gD7J/A)

Happy 240th. We will be 435 years on...
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 07-03-2016
Replies: 77
Views: 5,438
Posted By Addy101
A SRT ticks all your boxes: meter, no electronics...

A SRT ticks all your boxes: meter, no electronics and very basic.

I own a SRT Super, (303) but a 101, 201 and even a 100 will be comparable. Another option would be the XE, that camera seems to be...
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 07-02-2016
Replies: 77
Views: 5,438
Posted By Addy101
Well, this must be a contender: Minolta X700 with...

Well, this must be a contender:
Minolta X700 with Minolta MD/MC 24/2.8

- The X700 was a electronic marvel, but easy to use and intuitive for a low price. If you want something more classic, I would...
Forum: Nikon RF 07-02-2016
Replies: 15
Views: 1,956
Posted By Addy101
Overhere customs states that all inquiries should...

Overhere customs states that all inquiries should be directed to the parcel service. You have a contract with USPS (or the sender has), they are responsible and they are your contact. You should...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-01-2016
Replies: 12,119
Views: 4,481,935
Posted By Addy101
https://photos.smugmug.com/Dyxum/Film-Challenge-20...

https://photos.smugmug.com/Dyxum/Film-Challenge-2014/i-xVVWZwB/0/L/Agfa%20APX100%20-%20Minolta%20XD5%20-%20MC%2050%201.4%20-%2014-L.jpg...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-01-2016
Replies: 249
Views: 14,643
Posted By Addy101
Hallgrímskirkja,...

Hallgrímskirkja, Reykjavík
https://photos.smugmug.com/Travel/Iceland-2015-2/i-Tz3G3ZX/0/XL/DSC02672-XL.jpg (https://addy101.smugmug.com/Travel/Iceland-2015-2/i-Tz3G3ZX/A)
Sony A900 | Minolta 17-35G |...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-01-2016
Replies: 462
Views: 64,490
Posted By Addy101
Hallgrímskirkja,...

Hallgrímskirkja, Reykjavík
https://photos.smugmug.com/Travel/Iceland-2015-2/i-x8T2CQ3/0/XL/DSC02681-XL.jpg (https://addy101.smugmug.com/Travel/Iceland-2015-2/i-x8T2CQ3/A)
Sony A900 | Minolta 17-35G |...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 06-29-2016
Replies: 18
Views: 2,668
Posted By Addy101
Nice to see you take this courteously ;) Oh,...

Nice to see you take this courteously ;)



Oh, one thing, people who disagree aren't bashing you. They just disagree...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-12-2016
Replies: 40
Views: 2,565
Posted By Addy101
I wasn't ;) I mentioned the Voigtländer Bessa R.

I wasn't ;) I mentioned the Voigtländer Bessa R.
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 06-12-2016
Replies: 81
Views: 7,380
Posted By Addy101
My Sony NEX F3 took more time to wake up then to...

My Sony NEX F3 took more time to wake up then to turn on. So, I made sure I turned it off every time I wasn't taking pictures - I still do this with my A6000. It is easy and you can get used to it...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-11-2016
Replies: 59
Views: 12,386
Posted By Addy101
I like C200 better then Superia 200/400. This is...

I like C200 better then Superia 200/400. This is the Schlecker...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 06-11-2016
Replies: 268
Views: 66,329
Posted By Addy101
https://photos.smugmug.com/Other/A77ii-in-the-gard...

https://photos.smugmug.com/Other/A77ii-in-the-garden/i-CLLgvXx/0/XL/DSC00037-XL.jpg (https://addy101.smugmug.com/Other/A77ii-in-the-garden/i-CLLgvXx/A)
Sony A77ii | Sony 70-400G | 75mm | f/5.6 |...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-11-2016
Replies: 41
Views: 3,035
Posted By Addy101
As you can see at the responses, you choose the...

As you can see at the responses, you choose the format. Then you go out and find nice spots to take photographs. Then you take your pictures - maybe use a tripod, maybe a gradient filter.

A slight...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-11-2016
Replies: 40
Views: 2,565
Posted By Addy101
Everybody will mention his favourite manual focus...

Everybody will mention his favourite manual focus camera, be it Nikon, Canon, Olympus, Pentax, Minolta, you name it.

Are you sure a manual focus SLR is what she wants?
Would something like a...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 06-10-2016
Replies: 37
Views: 2,653
Posted By Addy101
:cool: Go and enjoy, I'm sure you deserve it!

:cool:
Go and enjoy, I'm sure you deserve it!
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 06-08-2016
Replies: 422
Views: 60,584
Posted By Addy101
https://photos.smugmug.com/Travel/Iceland-2015-2/i...

https://photos.smugmug.com/Travel/Iceland-2015-2/i-3rRPSmz/1/XL/DSC02359-XL.jpg (https://addy101.smugmug.com/Travel/Iceland-2015-2/i-3rRPSmz/A)
Sony A900 | Sony/Zeiss 24-70/2.8 | 45mm | f/11 | 1/320s...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 06-08-2016
Replies: 125
Views: 17,047
Posted By Addy101
Icelandic...

Icelandic coast
https://photos.smugmug.com/Travel/Iceland-2015-2/i-2gWHPVM/0/XL/DSC02643-XL.jpg (https://addy101.smugmug.com/Travel/Iceland-2015-2/i-2gWHPVM/A)
Sony A900 | Sony 70-400G | 100mm |...
Forum: Sony Alpha / NEX News / General Discussion 06-08-2016
Replies: 6
Views: 1,821
Posted By Addy101
My Sigma 30/2.8 worked great on my Nex 5 and Nex...

My Sigma 30/2.8 worked great on my Nex 5 and Nex F3 until I dropped it. My 19/2.8 stil works great.
Maybe clean the lens contacts?

These are relatively cheap lenses, there could be something wrong...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 06-06-2016
Replies: 81
Views: 7,380
Posted By Addy101
Seriously - not everybody wants auto shut off....

Seriously - not everybody wants auto shut off. That is why you can choose the setting in most cameras to off if you want to. I think Leica was right when they excluded it from a camera like this....
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 06-05-2016
Replies: 81
Views: 7,380
Posted By Addy101
Hardly - if they implemented an auto shut off,...

Hardly - if they implemented an auto shut off, they needed a way to set the duration and you can't do that without a screen. An auto shut off would really be stupid.

There is a on-off switch, use it.
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 06-05-2016
Replies: 30
Views: 2,610
Posted By Addy101
A great emotional engaging picture executed...

A great emotional engaging picture executed perfectly. You rightly won, congratulations!
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-30-2016
Replies: 276
Views: 32,077
Posted By Addy101
https://photos.smugmug.com/Travel/Berlin-2015/i-3D...

https://photos.smugmug.com/Travel/Berlin-2015/i-3DXGk9f/1/XL/DSC01659-XL.jpg (https://addy101.smugmug.com/Travel/Berlin-2015/i-3DXGk9f/A)
Sony A6000 | Sony 10-18/4 OSS | 18mm | f/5.6 | 1/250s | 100iso
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-30-2016
Replies: 243
Views: 19,261
Posted By Addy101
Minolta introduced the AF SLR, Canon introduced...

Minolta introduced the AF SLR, Canon introduced USM and IS lenses. In the AF era, Nikon was playing catch up...

Aren't those cameras just marketing like the Df is?

I always felt Nikons are over...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-30-2016
Replies: 3,209
Views: 502,770
Posted By Addy101
https://photos.smugmug.com/Events/Wings-of-Freedom...

https://photos.smugmug.com/Events/Wings-of-Freedom-2015/i-PBTJnnF/1/XL/DSC02862BW-XL.jpg (https://addy101.smugmug.com/Events/Wings-of-Freedom-2015/i-PBTJnnF/A)
Sony A900 | Sony 70-400G | 400mm | f/8...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-22-2016
Replies: 2,534
Views: 315,340
Posted By Addy101
U-bahn...

U-bahn Alexanderplatz:
https://photos.smugmug.com/Travel/Berlin-2015/i-nNW95Cr/1/XL/DSC01781-HDR-XL.jpg (https://addy101.smugmug.com/Travel/Berlin-2015/i-nNW95Cr/A)
Sony A6000 | Sony 10-18/4 OSS |...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-22-2016
Replies: 160
Views: 17,781
Posted By Addy101
Spree river bank,...

Spree river bank, Berlin:
https://photos.smugmug.com/Travel/Berlin-2015/i-TX9w99r/1/XL/DSC01671-XL.jpg (https://addy101.smugmug.com/Travel/Berlin-2015/i-TX9w99r/A)
Sony A6000 | Sony 10-18/4 OSS |...
Forum: Off Topic 05-21-2016
Replies: 3
Views: 408
Posted By Addy101
Now we want to see some pictures!

Now we want to see some pictures!
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-21-2016
Replies: 763
Views: 156,407
Posted By Addy101
A Dutch shop has the Minolta MD 250mm f/5.6 RF...

A Dutch shop has the Minolta MD 250mm f/5.6 RF Rokkor for sale. I thought it interesting, looked into it and it seemed a very capable lens. I was considering it until I saw the price: €750,- :eek:
Forum: Off Topic 05-21-2016
Replies: 37
Views: 1,981
Posted By Addy101
A tendency to overreact.... I guess you refer...

A tendency to overreact....

I guess you refer to the second world war you're wrong:
The English and the French reacted to the German invasion of Poland, they declared war on Germany. The USA did...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-21-2016
Replies: 511
Views: 41,604
Posted By Addy101
Berlin https://photos.smugmug.com/Travel/Berlin-20...

Berlin
https://photos.smugmug.com/Travel/Berlin-2015/i-MSN3hRg/1/XL/DSC01699BW-XL.jpg (https://addy101.smugmug.com/Travel/Berlin-2015/i-MSN3hRg/A)
Sony A6000 | Sony 10-18 OSS | 18mm | f/18 | 1/80s |...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-21-2016
Replies: 243
Views: 19,261
Posted By Addy101
Aha, the Nikon Appreciation Society is here...

Aha, the Nikon Appreciation Society is here ;)

Every Canon EF lens ever made works as advertised on any EOS body ever made. You can use your latest, greatest EF 11-24/4L on the 1987 EOS650 without...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-21-2016
Replies: 243
Views: 19,261
Posted By Addy101
That FD to EF thing was 30 years ago, give it a...

That FD to EF thing was 30 years ago, give it a rest.

In the AF era, Canon is very, very solid. Since they introduced the EOS-1 there is a steady progress: the 1n added more focuspoints, the 1v even...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-18-2016
Replies: 29
Views: 2,590
Posted By Addy101
Raising a flag over the Reichstag by Yevgeni...

Raising a flag over the Reichstag by Yevgeni Khaldei (1917-1997), Leica III

https://www.bonhams.com/auctions/22252/lot/723/
Forum: Off Topic 05-18-2016
Replies: 37
Views: 1,981
Posted By Addy101
Like I said, a tendency to overreact :angel:

Like I said, a tendency to overreact :angel:
Forum: Off Topic 05-17-2016
Replies: 37
Views: 1,981
Posted By Addy101
Not a lot wrong with the US, apart from a...

Not a lot wrong with the US, apart from a tendency to overreact ;)
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 05-09-2016
Replies: 5
Views: 1,619
Posted By Addy101
I thought you were talking about Ilford XP2 :D

I thought you were talking about Ilford XP2 :D
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-08-2016
Replies: 81
Views: 5,620
Posted By Addy101
That is a lot of money, Godfrey. I've got a...

That is a lot of money, Godfrey. I've got a Bronica SQA with two backs, 40mm, 80mm and 150mm for 530 GBP (about US$765,-). Service is harder to find, but you can still find it - and if I can't find...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-08-2016
Replies: 81
Views: 5,620
Posted By Addy101
I chose the Bronica SQ system. Why? Because I...

I chose the Bronica SQ system. Why?
Because I wanted 6x6
Because the Eastern block cameras aren't that reliable it seemed
Because I wanted a wide angle lens and the Bronica 40mm is very good and...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-08-2016
Replies: 16
Views: 1,646
Posted By Addy101
Not a surprising answer around here, but those...

Not a surprising answer around here, but those things also can be done easy with the Canon, with the added bonus that the DX coding prevents you from shooting a 100iso film at 3200iso. Also,...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-08-2016
Replies: 16
Views: 1,646
Posted By Addy101
Don't know much about that Yashica - apparently...

Don't know much about that Yashica - apparently it was released in 1972, so, it probably will be a reliable and reasonably well thought out camera and by that time most makes knew how to make a...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 05-02-2016
Replies: 8
Views: 1,468
Posted By Addy101
Primefilm scanners are known as Reflecta scanners...

Primefilm scanners are known as Reflecta scanners in Europe. Reflecta scanners are quite good, at least according to the only guy who tests scanners regularly. I guess that Primefilm 7200 is the same...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-02-2016
Replies: 36
Views: 5,112
Posted By Addy101
7 bucks, no lens ;)

7 bucks, no lens ;)
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-02-2016
Replies: 36
Views: 5,112
Posted By Addy101
Picked up a Nikon EM with a 50/1.8 for a...

Picked up a Nikon EM with a 50/1.8 for a reasonable price, considering adding a 28mm lens, only to find those manual focus Nikon lenses to be priced through the roof. I understand they are (more or...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 05-02-2016
Replies: 55
Views: 3,376
Posted By Addy101
No, I'm not lost. As somebody else noted, the...

No, I'm not lost. As somebody else noted, the number is the sensor technology, the letters the kind of camera it is. Easy. If you want to know more, just go to the Leica website for current...
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-30-2016
Replies: 4
Views: 906
Posted By Addy101
How long are you in Malaysia? Recently I...

How long are you in Malaysia?

Recently I traveled with my DSLR (A900) with appropriate lenses for the trip and a smaller Sony E-mount camera as back-up camera. I carry those on in a camerabag, that...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 04-27-2016
Replies: 107
Views: 8,740
Posted By Addy101
That must have been the D100, because the Sony...

That must have been the D100, because the Sony 6mp sensor that was in the D100 was great. A lot of folk around here loved it in the RD1 and I enjoyed it in the Konica-Minolta Dynax 7D. The 7D is a...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 04-26-2016
Replies: 107
Views: 8,740
Posted By Addy101
Also my main system. It is complemented by an...

Also my main system. It is complemented by an A6000 and a Ricoh GR for those cases it is too cumbersome to bring - but the A900 is very enjoyable.

My secondary system is Canon and my main camera in...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-24-2016
Replies: 462
Views: 64,490
Posted By Addy101
Berlin https://photos.smugmug.com/Travel/Berlin-20...

Berlin
https://photos.smugmug.com/Travel/Berlin-2015/i-s7kfH7v/1/XL/DSC01772-HDR-XL.jpg (https://addy101.smugmug.com/Travel/Berlin-2015/i-s7kfH7v/A)
Forum: Fuji Digital General Discussion 04-24-2016
Replies: 23
Views: 3,174
Posted By Addy101
To some the size of the sensor does matter, to...

To some the size of the sensor does matter, to others it doesn't. Just enjoy it.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-24-2016
Replies: 125
Views: 17,047
Posted By Addy101
If it is directed at me, it is Iceland, near...

If it is directed at me, it is Iceland, near Lofthellir Ice Cave near Myvatn.

More cold landscapes:

https://photos.smugmug.com/Travel/Iceland-2015-2/i-xpSD6Ln/1/XL/DSC02488%20%282%29-XL.jpg...
Forum: Fuji Digital General Discussion 04-23-2016
Replies: 23
Views: 3,174
Posted By Addy101
It all depends.... The price is what the market...

It all depends....
The price is what the market considers fair, so, yes, it is a good buy. The real question is whether it is a good buy for you. State your intended use and we can tell you...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 04-22-2016
Replies: 47
Views: 6,680
Posted By Addy101
I wouldn't bother with a glassed adapter as the...

I wouldn't bother with a glassed adapter as the glass is lousy. Get a Sony e-mount camera. The APS-C NEX cameras go for a song and a used A7 is in the same ballpark as an A900. If you're buying for...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 04-21-2016
Replies: 23
Views: 3,113
Posted By Addy101
If weight is an issue, the 1v is heavy. For €25,-...

If weight is an issue, the 1v is heavy. For €25,- you can't go wrong and if it focusses good enough for you, well, who cares some other camera is slightly better....

I doubt also that the low light...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 04-19-2016
Replies: 23
Views: 3,113
Posted By Addy101
If it is important to you: 45 focuspoints in the...

If it is important to you: 45 focuspoints in the Canon EOS 1v.
If you have decent glass with that 5D, just go with the Canon. The 1v is a great camera, it is a workhorse that just works. The F6 might...
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-19-2016
Replies: 2
Views: 823
Posted By Addy101
From their...

From their website:
http://ukcamerastore.co.uk/acatalog/Extended_Warranty.html
Forum: Film vs Digital 04-09-2016
Replies: 42
Views: 5,730
Posted By Addy101
These days you don't use film because it is...

These days you don't use film because it is "cheap" or "convenient" but because you either like the look or the experience. You either think it is worth the cost or it isn't. It seems it isn't for...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-08-2016
Replies: 768
Views: 329,244
Posted By Addy101
Spitfire https://addy101.smugmug.com/Events/Wings-...

Spitfire
https://addy101.smugmug.com/Events/Wings-of-Freedom-2015/i-XC7pPCw/1/XL/DSC02852BW-XL.jpg (https://addy101.smugmug.com/Events/Wings-of-Freedom-2015/i-XC7pPCw/A)
Sony A900 | Sony 70-400G |...
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-08-2016
Replies: 33
Views: 2,309
Posted By Addy101
This is important! Find a place where you can...

This is important! Find a place where you can handle the camera you consider, it would be a bummer if the camera you choose wasn't agreeing with the way you like to use your camera.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 04-08-2016
Replies: 35
Views: 4,057
Posted By Addy101
It depends. First off, a few people claimed that...

It depends.

First off, a few people claimed that a 85mm lens is a portrait lens, well, it is and it isn't. It can easily be used for street, it gives you some more distance to your picture and...
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-08-2016
Replies: 33
Views: 2,309
Posted By Addy101
Nobody mentioned any of the Canon mirrorless...

Nobody mentioned any of the Canon mirrorless cameras. Pair it with the 22mm and you've got a great small straatcamera. Add the Canon adapter and you can use your 17-50 for those cases you'll need a...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-06-2016
Replies: 388
Views: 54,316
Posted By Addy101
Some Icelandic horses with their signature butts...

Some Icelandic horses with their signature butts in the (cold) wind :D
https://addy101.smugmug.com/Travel/Iceland-2015-2/i-vLb7nKf/1/XL/DSC02325-XL.jpg...
Forum: Help / Feedback forum 04-05-2016
Replies: 16
Views: 1,681
Posted By Addy101
How is it easier? AFAIK you need to add the link...

How is it easier? AFAIK you need to add the link there too. Also, here you have threads that are dedicated to pictures, there are none over at APUG.....

I reduce the size of my pictures to about 6mp...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 04-05-2016
Replies: 2,753
Views: 811,846
Posted By Addy101
Voll Service Olympus Europa (full service Olympus...

Voll Service Olympus Europa (full service Olympus Europe). If you speak German (or just use Google translate) here's a link: http://olypedia.de/Voll_Service_Olympus_Europe
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 04-02-2016
Replies: 185
Views: 25,986
Posted By Addy101
From a user perspective or from an engineers...

From a user perspective or from an engineers perspective?
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 04-02-2016
Replies: 185
Views: 25,986
Posted By Addy101
I had to google that Sover Wong guy and noticed...

I had to google that Sover Wong guy and noticed he is a Nikon repair man. Hardly a good source to proof any Nikon camera is the best built camera....

The Nikon Appreciation Society is quite active...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-01-2016
Replies: 1,035
Views: 197,385
Posted By Addy101
https://addy101.smugmug.com/Travel/Berlin-2015/i-P...

https://addy101.smugmug.com/Travel/Berlin-2015/i-PZxPJtq/1/XL/DSC01900BW-HDR-XL.jpg (https://addy101.smugmug.com/Travel/Berlin-2015/i-PZxPJtq/A)
Sony A6000 | Sony 10-18/4 OSS | 10mm | f/4 | 1/40s |...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-27-2016
Replies: 768
Views: 329,244
Posted By Addy101
It is part of the Battle of Britain memorial...

It is part of the Battle of Britain memorial flight and the RAF says it is the oldest airworthy Spitfire in the world and the only one to have fought in the Battle of Britain - I guess the Royal...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-27-2016
Replies: 47
Views: 6,680
Posted By Addy101
https://addy101.smugmug.com/Travel/USA-West-2014-6...

https://addy101.smugmug.com/Travel/USA-West-2014-6/i-2H7fRgL/0/XL/DSC00270-XL.jpg (https://addy101.smugmug.com/Travel/USA-West-2014-6/i-2H7fRgL/A)
Sony A900 | Minolta 17-35G | 17mm | f/9 | 1/250s |...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-27-2016
Replies: 356
Views: 40,245
Posted By Addy101
https://addy101.smugmug.com/Travel/Birma-2-People/...

https://addy101.smugmug.com/Travel/Birma-2-People/i-kMdQWWD/0/XL/DSC05789-XL.jpg (https://addy101.smugmug.com/Travel/Birma-2-People/i-kMdQWWD/A)
Sony A900 | Minolta 85/1.4G | f/2 | 1/400s 100iso
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-27-2016
Replies: 125
Views: 17,047
Posted By Addy101
https://addy101.smugmug.com/Travel/Iceland-2015-2/...

https://addy101.smugmug.com/Travel/Iceland-2015-2/i-L8zWQbW/1/XL/DSC02494%20%282%29-XL.jpg (https://addy101.smugmug.com/Travel/Iceland-2015-2/i-L8zWQbW/A)
Sony nex F3 | Sony 35/1.8 OSS | f/11 |...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-27-2016
Replies: 843
Views: 95,502
Posted By Addy101
https://addy101.smugmug.com/Travel/Birma-2-People/...

https://addy101.smugmug.com/Travel/Birma-2-People/i-wCd5gJc/0/XL/DSC05779-XL.jpg (https://addy101.smugmug.com/Travel/Birma-2-People/i-wCd5gJc/A)
Sony A900 | Minolta 85/1.4G | f/2 | 1/400s | 100iso
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-20-2016
Replies: 768
Views: 329,244
Posted By Addy101
Junkers Ju-52 "Hans...

Junkers Ju-52 "Hans Kirschstein"
https://addy101.smugmug.com/Travel/Berlin-2015/i-dqNmM6Q/1/XL/DSC01870-XL.jpg (https://addy101.smugmug.com/Travel/Berlin-2015/i-dqNmM6Q/A)
Sony A6000 | Sony 10-18/4...
Forum: CSC : Digital Compact System Cameras - 03-20-2016
Replies: 25
Views: 4,484
Posted By Addy101
I guess what we are saying is that any camera...

I guess what we are saying is that any camera that costs a couple of hundred euros/dollars/pounds will be good. The difference will be what she prefers and likes holding.
Forum: CSC : Digital Compact System Cameras - 03-20-2016
Replies: 25
Views: 4,484
Posted By Addy101
The current 1" cameras are interesting, from Sony...

The current 1" cameras are interesting, from Sony (RX100), Nikon (DL) or Canon (G7x, G9x). Or the LX100 - but take her to a shop and let her feel the cameras. Any slight advantage is nullified if she...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-12-2016
Replies: 2,080
Views: 310,805
Posted By Addy101
https://addy101.smugmug.com/Other/Diversen/i-8tfdt...

https://addy101.smugmug.com/Other/Diversen/i-8tfdtck/0/XL/IMG_20160227_181324-XL.jpg (https://addy101.smugmug.com/Other/Diversen/i-8tfdtck/A)
Sony Xperia Z3
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-08-2016
Replies: 90
Views: 6,866
Posted By Addy101
It is memory, I used PSP X2 with my old system...

It is memory, I used PSP X2 with my old system and 24mp pictures from my A900 and it was okay. I now use the latest PSP version on a state of the art machine and it is faster. But the difference...
Forum: Leica Q / CL/ T / X Series 03-07-2016
Replies: 2
Views: 1,517
Posted By Addy101
And focus distance is a function of the lens. The...

And focus distance is a function of the lens. The distance marks on the lens will be just as accurate as on full frame (with the extra dof bonus willie described).
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-07-2016
Replies: 90
Views: 6,866
Posted By Addy101
I would've chosen a Sony A900, but I don't own...

I would've chosen a Sony A900, but I don't own any Nikon lenses ;)
Without kidding, I would guess the only real downside is the mp count, but as you're coming from the D300, the D700 makes perfect...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-07-2016
Replies: 34
Views: 3,451
Posted By Addy101
LA https://addy101.smugmug.com/Travel/USA-West-201...

LA
https://addy101.smugmug.com/Travel/USA-West-2014-4/i-FbZFSBV/0/XL/DSC09834-XL.jpg (https://addy101.smugmug.com/Travel/USA-West-2014-4/i-FbZFSBV/A)
Sony A900 | Sony 50/1.4 | f/5.6 | 1/100s | 320iso
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-29-2016
Replies: 422
Views: 60,584
Posted By Addy101
Here are some Islandic...

Here are some Islandic ships:
https://addy101.smugmug.com/Travel/Iceland-2015-2/i-QSBFTnn/1/XL/DSC02462%20%282%29-XL.jpg (https://addy101.smugmug.com/Travel/Iceland-2015-2/i-QSBFTnn/A)
Sony Nex F3 |...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 02-27-2016
Replies: 45
Views: 4,157
Posted By Addy101
That is the same as saying Mao was Maoist, Stalin...

That is the same as saying Mao was Maoist, Stalin was Lenin-Stalinist, In stead of Communist. In political theory Fascism is a political system like Communism, Liberalism etcetera. One can argue that...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 02-26-2016
Replies: 70
Views: 6,578
Posted By Addy101
Not true. Samsung has about 20% market share,...

Not true. Samsung has about 20% market share, Apple has almost 15% and Huawei has about 9% (source: IDC.com)


A sample of one isn't enough to say anything about Huawei phones. I know a lot of people...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-26-2016
Replies: 21
Views: 1,396
Posted By Addy101
No, you can't do that in Lightroom. Read what...

No, you can't do that in Lightroom. Read what Hatchetman wrote to know why: if you don't do it at the moment you take a picture, well, the information isn't there, so you can't make it magically...
Forum: Film vs Digital 02-26-2016
Replies: 4
Views: 1,528
Posted By Addy101
That lens was introduced in 1990...

That lens was introduced in 1990 (http://www.canon.com/c-museum/en/product/ef295.html), well before you could buy a digital Canon SLR. It is optically the same as the EF 50/1.8 mark I - it only got a...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-26-2016
Replies: 768
Views: 329,244
Posted By Addy101
These helicopters were delivered 1998-2002, don't...

These helicopters were delivered 1998-2002, don't know if that is "vintage". AH-64 Apache RNLAF
https://addy101.smugmug.com/Events/Wings-of-Freedom-2015/i-7N83P7G/1/XL/DSC02838-XL.jpg...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 02-25-2016
Replies: 2,753
Views: 811,846
Posted By Addy101
If "being entirely independent of batteries...

If "being entirely independent of batteries (except for the meter)" is the important bit, the FM2 is Nikon's version of the Minolta SRT101 :angel:

It seems the only picture of my SRT on-line is one...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 02-25-2016
Replies: 5
Views: 1,557
Posted By Addy101
Looks like a fun event! Over here model railway...

Looks like a fun event! Over here model railway clubs struggle to get younger members.

One question: why is it named after George Washington?
Forum: Sony Alpha / NEX News / General Discussion 02-25-2016
Replies: 6
Views: 2,262
Posted By Addy101
If it fits FE it fits E mount by definition. Sony...

If it fits FE it fits E mount by definition.
Sony is willing to share their protocols for (F)E-mount, probably Fuji doesn't, making it much easier for Sigma to design for Sony then it is for Fuji.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 02-24-2016
Replies: 16
Views: 1,844
Posted By Addy101
Forgot about the Pentax K5 and K5 mark II.

Forgot about the Pentax K5 and K5 mark II.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 02-24-2016
Replies: 16
Views: 1,844
Posted By Addy101
The Sony A6000. Current, same price (more or...

The Sony A6000. Current, same price (more or less) as the Nex 7 with better AF.
The Sony A900/850 can be had for a song, the Nikon D700 also.
The older Nikon D7x00 cameras are great. Or the Sony A77...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-23-2016
Replies: 301
Views: 36,018
Posted By Addy101
Time for a new...

Time for a new entry:
https://addy101.smugmug.com/Travel/Iceland-2015/i-TV75cgw/0/XL/DSC02188-XL.jpg (https://addy101.smugmug.com/Travel/Iceland-2015/i-TV75cgw/A)
Sony A900 | Sony/Zeiss 24-70/2.8 |...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-23-2016
Replies: 125
Views: 17,047
Posted By Addy101
https://addy101.smugmug.com/Travel/Iceland-2015/i-...

https://addy101.smugmug.com/Travel/Iceland-2015/i-cfDf9ML/0/XL/DSC02171-XL.jpg (https://addy101.smugmug.com/Travel/Iceland-2015/i-cfDf9ML/A)
Sony A900 | Sony/Zeiss 24-70/2.8 | 24mm | f/8 | 1/1000s |...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-23-2016
Replies: 768
Views: 329,244
Posted By Addy101
Thank you for that one. The Hawker Hurricane is...

Thank you for that one. The Hawker Hurricane is one of my favourite planes ever :cool:

For those interested, this link...
Forum: Film vs Digital 02-21-2016
Replies: 5
Views: 1,560
Posted By Addy101
I find aperture rings on modern lenses useless -...

I find aperture rings on modern lenses useless - a left over from an older generation and embraced by hipsters. The two dial on camera system Canon/Minolta developed and also was used by Nikon worked...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-21-2016
Replies: 157
Views: 13,712
Posted By Addy101
When your logged in, you see on the bottom right...

When your logged in, you see on the bottom right of the picture four icons, the most left one is the "share icon", click that one. It opens a share window. Choose a size (I usually choose XLarge),...
Forum: CSC : Digital Compact System Cameras - 02-20-2016
Replies: 38
Views: 6,687
Posted By Addy101
If it was easy and they could sell plenty, they...

If it was easy and they could sell plenty, they would care.....
Forum: CSC : Digital Compact System Cameras - 02-20-2016
Replies: 38
Views: 6,687
Posted By Addy101
Canon had several, well before Leica did:...

Canon had several, well before Leica did: EOS-DSC1m, 3m and 5m (http://www.mir.com.my/rb/photography/companies/Kodak/index2.htm).

But in general, these makes are looking at large numbers, not niche...
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