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Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 08-24-2019
Replies: 65
Views: 12,283
Posted By EVIL_Guy
Thanks a lot! Will try the pre.asph. 'lux, when...

Thanks a lot!


Will try the pre.asph. 'lux, when my Nokton arrives ...


Switched from LR to DXO as I don't like LR and its (for me) crazy and unflexible workflow.
So LR profiles are no solution for...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 08-22-2019
Replies: 65
Views: 12,283
Posted By EVIL_Guy
Anyone tried the best profile vor this lens on a...

Anyone tried the best profile vor this lens on a digital M?
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 08-16-2019
Replies: 35
Views: 1,130
Posted By EVIL_Guy
Same! I owned a M-Rokkor 40 for my Minolta CLE...

Same!
I owned a M-Rokkor 40 for my Minolta CLE (plus some digital use) and exchanged it by the Nokon 40 1.4.
The M-Rokkor was to "soft" for my taste.
The Nokton 40mm is very sharp (starting at f1.7...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 05-26-2019
Replies: 17
Views: 941
Posted By EVIL_Guy
For me it's very easy to beat a Summicron 50mm...

For me it's very easy to beat a Summicron 50mm (non APO).
Flaring is their biggest problem and it can't be eliminated by Software or in the darkroom.
I sold my Summicron and switched to a Color...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 05-14-2019
Replies: 54
Views: 3,974
Posted By EVIL_Guy
Wow, another great looking Voigtlander lens from...

Wow, another great looking Voigtlander lens from Cosina.

I like 35 and 75mm as a lens setup and were very happy to find a tiny, beautyful, black Color Heliar 2,5/75 these days (sold my silver...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 04-16-2019
Replies: 29
Views: 2,937
Posted By EVIL_Guy
Yes, of course! I had two 35mm M lenses (beside...

Yes, of course!
I had two 35mm M lenses (beside an old Summaron with LTM, but only for my IIIf)

- The great Ultron 1.7/35 VM, which is a bit large and has no focus tab or stick.
- Summaron 2,8/35,...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 04-16-2019
Replies: 29
Views: 2,937
Posted By EVIL_Guy
O.k., then your problem is only luxury - that's...

O.k., then your problem is only luxury - that's fine :D
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 04-16-2019
Replies: 29
Views: 2,937
Posted By EVIL_Guy
In this case I can't understand your problem. Why...

In this case I can't understand your problem.
Why don't you buy these Summaron/Summicron lenses, if design is so important for you that you get angry? :confused:

For me image quality, size, weight...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 04-15-2019
Replies: 29
Views: 2,937
Posted By EVIL_Guy
After some days of use, I'm starting to love my...

After some days of use, I'm starting to love my new tiny gem!
The bokeh seems to be a bit more nervous compared to my Ultron 35 f1,7 but beside this it is a great lens for me.

I didn't have a...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 04-12-2019
Replies: 29
Views: 2,937
Posted By EVIL_Guy
You're right! I don't have any problem with the...

You're right!
I don't have any problem with the stick, as I know it from my former ltm lenses (skopar 35 etc.)
But the tab is surely a bit better and one can buy it on eBay or even at B&H for a small...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 04-12-2019
Replies: 29
Views: 2,937
Posted By EVIL_Guy
The new Ultron 35 f2 is really tiny. Compared...

The new Ultron 35 f2 is really tiny.


Compared to my Summaron 35 f2.8

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=108388&stc=1&d=1555087814



Compared to the "Big brother"...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 04-12-2019
Replies: 29
Views: 2,937
Posted By EVIL_Guy
Yesterday my copy of the new Ultron arrived...

Yesterday my copy of the new Ultron arrived finally.


*Fun mode on*

Unfortunately they sent me the version with focus tab for Erik :D...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 04-03-2019
Replies: 175
Views: 17,162
Posted By EVIL_Guy
Thanks for the examples - An impressive show for...

Thanks for the examples - An impressive show for Cosina!
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 03-31-2019
Replies: 175
Views: 17,162
Posted By EVIL_Guy
That's right, but most of the local dealers...

That's right, but most of the local dealers dont't have the CV lenses in their local shops!
You can order them online, but not test directly.


I think it is the same in the Netherlands and all over...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 03-31-2019
Replies: 175
Views: 17,162
Posted By EVIL_Guy
In Germany it's approx. the same, maybe 50€...

In Germany it's approx. the same, maybe 50€ difference in favor of the f2 version.

I'm still uncertain, to change my f1.7 against the f2 :(
The last pictures I saw here, show a bit more nervous...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 03-28-2019
Replies: 175
Views: 17,162
Posted By EVIL_Guy
I had both f1.7 Ultron (M/LTM) and the new VM...

I had both f1.7 Ultron (M/LTM) and the new VM Ultron f1.7 was better on a digital sensor from the image quality perspective.



I really like my f1.7 Ultron but missing a focus tab/stick a lot.
So...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 02-18-2019
Replies: 175
Views: 17,162
Posted By EVIL_Guy
Yes, VERY impressive! Tom A. would be very happy...

Yes, VERY impressive! Tom A. would be very happy to have seen it ...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 02-15-2019
Replies: 175
Views: 17,162
Posted By EVIL_Guy
The new Ultron f2 (8 elements, 6 groups) has a...

The new Ultron f2 (8 elements, 6 groups) has a different lens design than the f1.7 (9 elements, 7...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 02-10-2019
Replies: 35
Views: 2,697
Posted By EVIL_Guy
Mmh, I would not call this "nearly distortion...

Mmh, I would not call this "nearly distortion free", see some nice barrel distortion ;)

But, thanks for the first examples!
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 01-27-2019
Replies: 175
Views: 17,162
Posted By EVIL_Guy
O.k., that's correct! I had the Ultron 35 f1.7...

O.k., that's correct!
I had the Ultron 35 f1.7 LTM too, and loved it a lot; but the new one is better, for sure.
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 01-27-2019
Replies: 175
Views: 17,162
Posted By EVIL_Guy
I don't think it's better than the f1.7 but we...

I don't think it's better than the f1.7 but we will see it soon in a direct comparison.
For me the bokeh is key!
If the new one has the same quality of bokeh and sharpness @f2 as the Ultron f1.7 @f2,...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 01-26-2019
Replies: 175
Views: 17,162
Posted By EVIL_Guy
Have a look...

Have a look here:
https://shop.cameraquest.com/vintage_vogit_35f2
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 01-26-2019
Replies: 13
Views: 693
Posted By EVIL_Guy
in this case you have the wrong camera, as the...

in this case you have the wrong camera, as the finder in all screw mount Leicas (except the much bigger IIIg) is a joke.
SBOOI is a very good solution and you will be happy to have a look through...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 01-26-2019
Replies: 168
Views: 22,912
Posted By EVIL_Guy
You're not alone :D

You're not alone :D
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 01-25-2019
Replies: 168
Views: 22,912
Posted By EVIL_Guy
Yeah, same with me, bokeh looks good at first...

Yeah, same with me, bokeh looks good at first sight!
I'm waiting for a bokeh comparision with the Ultron f1.7, that I own.
Maybe I'll exchange it because of size and the focus stick of the new one ;)...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 01-25-2019
Replies: 176
Views: 10,866
Posted By EVIL_Guy
To be positive too: I prefer a tab or stick in...

To be positive too: I prefer a tab or stick in comparison to a ring a lot, so for me it's fine.
O.k., a tab would be nicer but better a stick than nothing ...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 01-24-2019
Replies: 176
Views: 10,866
Posted By EVIL_Guy
The new CV lenses are called "vintage line", so...

The new CV lenses are called "vintage line", so you can't compare them to actual designs.
If you don't like it, take other modern lenses.

Remember the time of the Icarex...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 01-24-2019
Replies: 13
Views: 693
Posted By EVIL_Guy
I use the SBOOI an my IIIf and on my Minolta CLE...

I use the SBOOI an my IIIf and on my Minolta CLE which has no 50mm frameline.
It's not cheap but really a great finder!
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 01-24-2019
Replies: 176
Views: 10,866
Posted By EVIL_Guy
Examples please! Thanks in advance ;) ...

Examples please!


Thanks in advance ;) ...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 01-24-2019
Replies: 176
Views: 10,866
Posted By EVIL_Guy
Yes, I had the same idea when I saw it...

Yes, I had the same idea when I saw it first!
Funny, that you mentioned the great 50mm Skopar, I just bought one in black, after selling my silver copy years ago.
This time it will stay and maybe in...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 01-23-2019
Replies: 176
Views: 10,866
Posted By EVIL_Guy
Regarding the date, I know very well what date we...

Regarding the date, I know very well what date we have today!
The 25th was mentioned as FCS date for the two new lenses :rolleyes:
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 01-23-2019
Replies: 176
Views: 10,866
Posted By EVIL_Guy
Yes, I know as I own the Ultron f1.7 (as...

Yes, I know as I own the Ultron f1.7 (as mentioned)
But you wrote that BOTH (the Ultron f1.7 AND the new one) have this "adequately ugly (retro) focus tab, ring" and that's wrong!

The new one has a...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 01-23-2019
Replies: 176
Views: 10,866
Posted By EVIL_Guy
Häh? :confused: My Ultron 1.7/35 VM has no focus...

Häh? :confused:
My Ultron 1.7/35 VM has no focus tab - unfortunately.

Btw., Are there news regarding the FCS?

Jan. 25th was mentioned some weeks ago ...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 11-27-2018
Replies: 176
Views: 10,866
Posted By EVIL_Guy
Great news! I get nervous with this 2/35 lens as...

Great news!
I get nervous with this 2/35 lens as I own the Ultron 1.7/35, a really great lens but I don't like the strange focus ring.
For me the examples look very promising, so is the Bokeh.
But...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 10-01-2018
Replies: 24
Views: 3,055
Posted By EVIL_Guy
No, the 75mm Helair doesn't have color cast...

No, the 75mm Helair doesn't have color cast problems.
It's more a problem of WA lenses.


PS: I would never change mine against a Summarit 75mm too ...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 09-13-2018
Replies: 122
Views: 20,015
Posted By EVIL_Guy
Yes, the smaller one looks much better then the...

Yes, the smaller one looks much better then the other.
It is the LH-8 from the Nokton 1.2/35 and 1.2/40
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 08-27-2018
Replies: 122
Views: 20,015
Posted By EVIL_Guy
That's great for Cosina, love those news! But...

That's great for Cosina, love those news!
But they should rethink about announcing lenses before availability and not 8-12 month before...
Which seems "normal" for them the last years (i.e. my Ultron...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 08-26-2018
Replies: 122
Views: 20,015
Posted By EVIL_Guy
Another half year gone and no delivery time...

Another half year gone and no delivery time visible.
Strange :(
Any idea, why CV announces lenses they can't deliver in a customer friendly timeframe?
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 07-31-2018
Replies: 122
Views: 20,015
Posted By EVIL_Guy
I like it and there is a red dot too ... :D

I like it and there is a red dot too ... :D
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 07-31-2018
Replies: 122
Views: 20,015
Posted By EVIL_Guy
My first thoughts too! Tried some days with my...

My first thoughts too!
Tried some days with my Nokton 1.4/40 from my CLE and decided to go for the new 50mm Nokton.
I'm missing the 40mm framelines in my Leica and beside this, 35mm is my overall...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 07-19-2018
Replies: 122
Views: 20,015
Posted By EVIL_Guy
Now visible on the official Cosina...

Now visible on the official Cosina page:
http://www.cosina.co.jp/seihin/voigtlander/vm-mount/vm-50mm1_2/index.html

It seems that there are two different lens hoods LH8/LH10
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 04-22-2018
Replies: 122
Views: 20,015
Posted By EVIL_Guy
Still allocated the budget for a Nokton...

Still allocated the budget for a Nokton 1.2/40mm.
Since the announcement of the 1.2/50mm lens I changed my plans ...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 04-04-2018
Replies: 122
Views: 20,015
Posted By EVIL_Guy
Thanks! Sounds like the same procedure as with...

Thanks!
Sounds like the same procedure as with every new lens at Cosina.
I can't understand why they don't announce new lenses (which are actually really great) only 3-4 weeks before availability....
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 04-03-2018
Replies: 122
Views: 20,015
Posted By EVIL_Guy
Mine too! Was thinking about the 40mm version,...

Mine too!
Was thinking about the 40mm version, but my camera doesn't have the framelines.

Hope the 50mm will be available before x-mas :(

For me, Cosina do announcements to early - it's always...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 03-29-2018
Replies: 122
Views: 20,015
Posted By EVIL_Guy
Wow, looks really great on an M Body! Can't wait...

Wow, looks really great on an M Body!
Can't wait to grab one ...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 03-21-2018
Replies: 122
Views: 20,015
Posted By EVIL_Guy
Yes, really great news! Also the comment about...

Yes, really great news!
Also the comment about the similar rendering like the great Nokton 1.2/40.

Unfortunately the announcements from Cosina actually take 12 Month to availability.
See the Ultron...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 03-07-2018
Replies: 122
Views: 20,015
Posted By EVIL_Guy
Great news! Any "feeling" about a release...

Great news!
Any "feeling" about a release date?
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 10-05-2016
Replies: 1,169
Views: 420,656
Posted By EVIL_Guy
Anotherone from my Super Ikonta III Portra 160...

Anotherone from my Super Ikonta III
Portra 160 looks a bit "modern" for a vintage Folder :D

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/63787/U63787I1475663950.SEQ.0.jpg
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 08-29-2016
Replies: 415
Views: 178,501
Posted By EVIL_Guy
Great, my thoghts today :cool: I had this little...

Great, my thoghts today :cool:
I had this little gem sometime ago on my DSLM but sold it - was stupid ...
Mostely I use 35mm but for my newly found Leica IIIf I'll try to find another copy of the CS...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-29-2016
Replies: 46
Views: 3,642
Posted By EVIL_Guy
For me Leica M is "Film" = M2. If I want...

For me Leica M is "Film" = M2.
If I want electronics, I' use MY Minolta CLE ...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 08-05-2016
Replies: 3
Views: 914
Posted By EVIL_Guy
Yes, 3.5E and F version share the same bay 2

Yes, 3.5E and F version share the same bay 2
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 08-05-2016
Replies: 1,169
Views: 420,656
Posted By EVIL_Guy
First roll with my new (to me) Super Ikonta III -...

First roll with my new (to me) Super Ikonta III - Ilford XP2
Like the small size and weight of these cameras

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/63787/med_U63787I1470402351.SEQ.0.jpg
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 07-19-2016
Replies: 10
Views: 1,802
Posted By EVIL_Guy
You should see directly after cleaning! Had the...

You should see directly after cleaning!
Had the same issue with my "new" ZI folder; cleaning the outer glass was still enough!
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 07-19-2016
Replies: 8
Views: 1,393
Posted By EVIL_Guy
Use a V550 Epson for my 120s; works great!

Use a V550 Epson for my 120s; works great!
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 06-29-2016
Replies: 13
Views: 1,640
Posted By EVIL_Guy
Mine is a ZI Super Ikonta III...

Mine is a ZI Super Ikonta III (6x6)
http://www.certo6.com/cameras/zeiss-super-ikonta

105mm is 6x9

In general with ZI folders
/16 is 6x6
/2 ist 6x9
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 06-29-2016
Replies: 13
Views: 1,640
Posted By EVIL_Guy
Not bad! I got mine 2 weeks ago ... :angel:

Not bad!
I got mine 2 weeks ago ... :angel:
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE - Film 08-26-2015
Replies: 37
Views: 4,321
Posted By EVIL_Guy
Same to me! I switched from my M2 to Rolleiflex...

Same to me!
I switched from my M2 to Rolleiflex (6x6 TLR) and for daily use a CLE which is small and light.
Perfect combination!
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 08-25-2015
Replies: 65
Views: 12,949
Posted By EVIL_Guy
First shipments arrived in Germany! Will have a...

First shipments arrived in Germany!
Will have a closer look next weekend :angel:
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 08-19-2015
Replies: 65
Views: 12,949
Posted By EVIL_Guy
Yes, may be ;) But compared to the Nokton 1.2/35...

Yes, may be ;)

But compared to the Nokton 1.2/35 (470g) and the new Zeiss Distagon M 1.4/35 (381g) it doesn't matter - especially the black version with 238g ...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 08-19-2015
Replies: 65
Views: 12,949
Posted By EVIL_Guy
Just found this at cosina.jp Lensdata corrected...

Just found this at cosina.jp

Lensdata corrected to 46mm Filter and 330g weight for the silver version.
Now both colors have the same design similar to the new Nokton 50...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 08-14-2015
Replies: 65
Views: 12,949
Posted By EVIL_Guy
The black picture seems to be the prototyp from...

The black picture seems to be the prototyp from 2014 Photokina .
The apperture ring of the chrome Version looked the same at this...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 08-13-2015
Replies: 65
Views: 12,949
Posted By EVIL_Guy
The pictures (and text) are not updated yet; only...

The pictures (and text) are not updated yet; only pricing was added (like it!)
Tom A has the pre-production version with 43mm Filterthread since last year in use.
Some weeks ago he wrote at flickr...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 08-13-2015
Replies: 65
Views: 12,949
Posted By EVIL_Guy
Jippieh yeah - have a look at voigtlander dot...

Jippieh yeah - have a look at voigtlander dot com

http://voigtlaender.com/35-mm-f-1%2c7-ultron.html
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 07-19-2015
Replies: 65
Views: 12,949
Posted By EVIL_Guy
Great news and thanks to Erik! But missing some...

Great news and thanks to Erik!

But missing some posts; where is the last one from Helen?
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 07-13-2015
Replies: 65
Views: 12,949
Posted By EVIL_Guy
Some new pictures...

Some new pictures here:
https://www.flickr.com/groups/[email protected]/pool/with/19520405292/
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 07-04-2015
Replies: 17
Views: 2,357
Posted By EVIL_Guy
This might be a possible...

This might be a possible solution:
http://www.lowepro.com/sfseries
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 07-03-2015
Replies: 65
Views: 12,949
Posted By EVIL_Guy
How does the hood look like? Never saw a photo...

How does the hood look like? Never saw a photo ;)

Did your dealer tell you something about FCS?
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 06-30-2015
Replies: 65
Views: 12,949
Posted By EVIL_Guy
What I saw from tests at Photokina 2014 in...

What I saw from tests at Photokina 2014 in Cologne (seems like years ago ...) the new version is absolutely great!

See pictures here:
https://www.flickr.com/groups/[email protected]/pool/
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 06-24-2015
Replies: 65
Views: 12,949
Posted By EVIL_Guy
That's the reason I'm waiting for the new one; it...

That's the reason I'm waiting for the new one; it will be optimized on digital sensors ...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 06-13-2015
Replies: 65
Views: 12,949
Posted By EVIL_Guy
Another 2 month gonne ... Anything new?

Another 2 month gonne ...

Anything new?
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 04-08-2015
Replies: 65
Views: 12,949
Posted By EVIL_Guy
Bad news :( Why do they annonce and create GAS...

Bad news :(
Why do they annonce and create GAS für users with great new lenses at Photokina in 2014 and cannot deliver more than half a year later?
For me that's marketing at it worst :confused:
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 04-04-2015
Replies: 65
Views: 12,949
Posted By EVIL_Guy
Nobody knows, as the new CV Ultron ist not...

Nobody knows, as the new CV Ultron ist not available yet ...
The Main Advantage of the W-Nikon is the availability - from time to time ;)
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 04-02-2015
Replies: 65
Views: 12,949
Posted By EVIL_Guy
Same to me! I think it will come, as it is still...

Same to me!
I think it will come, as it is still on their Webpages an was to "touch and try" at Photokina last year.
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 03-31-2015
Replies: 65
Views: 12,949
Posted By EVIL_Guy
Any update on this?

Any update on this?
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-24-2015
Replies: 24
Views: 7,016
Posted By EVIL_Guy
Sem 3.4/21

Like my Super Elmar 21 - and my M2

101829

PS: Picture upload is realy crazy here :eek:
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 11-10-2014
Replies: 660
Views: 154,059
Posted By EVIL_Guy
Inspired by this thread, I bought a C-Sonnar 50...

Inspired by this thread, I bought a C-Sonnar 50 ZM :)
These days I use it with my Fuji-X; a RF Kamera is under investigation.

Really like...
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