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Forum: Digital Printers / Inks / Papers etc 02-26-2011
Replies: 4
Views: 1,309
Posted By nyx
If you like film look and you'd try to reproduce...

If you like film look and you'd try to reproduce it on every photo from your dslr, would it still be more convenient than shoot film directly?

And those corrections...you admit it's impossible to...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 12-08-2010
Replies: 15
Views: 2,323
Posted By nyx
I think he means that ugly banding in shadow...

I think he means that ugly banding in shadow areas.
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 12-01-2010
Replies: 1
Views: 866
Posted By nyx
Question Hexar RF: audible click when tilting

Hello,
I just sold my Hexar RF after few years of using it without any problem. New owner told me, he can hear audible click when tilting camera accompanied by small horizontal movement of frames in...
Forum: Xpan & Other Panoramics 02-13-2010
Replies: 67
Views: 14,968
Posted By nyx
You have to take borders into account - 6x17...

You have to take borders into account - 6x17 would be more like 5.5x17
Forum: Photo Software 02-09-2010
Replies: 85
Views: 5,470
Posted By nyx
take a look here for...

take a look here for example:
http://javabyexample.wisdomplug.com/web-programming/47-javascript/85-30-best-jquery-photo-plugins-sliders-slideshow-galleries-and-scrollers.html
Forum: Photo Software 02-09-2010
Replies: 85
Views: 5,470
Posted By nyx
But that isn't ajax - ajax means communicating...

But that isn't ajax - ajax means communicating with web server without page reloads (very simply said) - things like submitting forms, loading more data, checking if username is free etc without...
Forum: Photo Software 02-08-2010
Replies: 85
Views: 5,470
Posted By nyx
You can do so much with just html/css/js that...

You can do so much with just html/css/js that flash is mostly unnecessary there days.

Flash has so many problems anyway (resource hungry, full of security problems, runs pretty badly outside windows...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 12-03-2009
Replies: 14
Views: 1,578
Posted By nyx
Best book I've read so far about printing is...

Best book I've read so far about printing is Black & White: Photographic Printing Workshop by Larry Bartlett. Plenty of examples showing you what has been done and why, previous tries and why they...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-11-2009
Replies: 77
Views: 8,916
Posted By nyx
Article seems to suggest it will be new...

Article seems to suggest it will be new color/finish rather than new body. Or am I missing something?
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-06-2009
Replies: 9
Views: 2,803
Posted By nyx
there is also 90/4 macro in similar price range...

there is also 90/4 macro in similar price range if you want something smaller. optically, it's superb...and has simply the best bokeh I've ever seen in any lens.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 11-06-2009
Replies: 33
Views: 8,689
Posted By nyx
I've seen those few days ago on flickr. Is it...

I've seen those few days ago on flickr.

Is it straight from camera? Colors seem altered to me. Wouldn't it be possible to get at least one as DNG? I'm downloading any DNGs I can find from web, but...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-24-2009
Replies: 142
Views: 7,462
Posted By nyx
If you love your camera/lens, you might use is...

If you love your camera/lens, you might use is more and that might make you a better photographer.

Unless it's just novelty that wears off quickly every time, then it just makes you better ebayer.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 10-18-2009
Replies: 11
Views: 1,901
Posted By nyx
It looks weird when you use the same photo in...

It looks weird when you use the same photo in both bw and color in the same presentation.
I'd also like if the presentation preloaded at least few photos ahead, so I wouldn't need to wait on every...
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 09-08-2009
Replies: 39
Views: 5,029
Posted By nyx
ad 4) even if it's green with envy? :)

ad 4) even if it's green with envy? :)
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-05-2009
Replies: 37
Views: 3,364
Posted By nyx
Is this some blind film vs. digital comparison?

Is this some blind film vs. digital comparison?
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-24-2009
Replies: 17
Views: 1,445
Posted By nyx
isn't the new summarit pretty tiny?

isn't the new summarit pretty tiny?
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-13-2009
Replies: 53
Views: 3,487
Posted By nyx
I'm seeing leica shooters quite often in Prague.

I'm seeing leica shooters quite often in Prague.
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 08-05-2009
Replies: 16
Views: 2,006
Posted By nyx
read post exposure by ctein, that should answer...

read post exposure by ctein, that should answer all your questions and more
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-14-2009
Replies: 9
Views: 1,267
Posted By nyx
I did some testing for flare with and without...

I did some testing for flare with and without hood - shooting sun in different positions in and out of frame...and I see absolutely no difference, so I'm leaving the hood at home from now on.

Also,...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-27-2009
Replies: 10
Views: 3,033
Posted By nyx
preflashing the paper might also help.

preflashing the paper might also help.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 06-21-2009
Replies: 14
Views: 1,104
Posted By nyx
http://i.nyx.cz/files/00/00/00/74/74605_0215318094...

http://i.nyx.cz/files/00/00/00/74/74605_0215318094f91a481009.jpg
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 04-15-2009
Replies: 22
Views: 2,917
Posted By nyx
No, not really. I want RF camera, that can be in...

No, not really. I want RF camera, that can be in turned into LV camera if situation requires it (long lenses, polarizer, tilt/shift, macro). Imagine visoflex, but digital and looking/weighting like...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 04-15-2009
Replies: 22
Views: 2,917
Posted By nyx
I think the Live View viewfinder is a great idea....

I think the Live View viewfinder is a great idea. It shouldn't add almost anything to cost for anyone who doesn't buy it and if you want it, you pay extra.

It would turn niche camera to potential...
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 12-17-2008
Replies: 8
Views: 1,030
Posted By nyx
It's normal - rangefinders in camera don't focus...

It's normal - rangefinders in camera don't focus closer than some distance (0.7m normally)...if the lens allows to focus closer, you have guess / scale focus.
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 12-13-2008
Replies: 14
Views: 1,559
Posted By nyx
It shouldn't be a problem. Every enlarger I've...

It shouldn't be a problem. Every enlarger I've seen could be broken into 2-3 main pieces and shipped. But try to get dimensions/weight and compare them to limits of the shipping company.

Up to...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 11-10-2008
Replies: 11
Views: 1,729
Posted By nyx
ICE works by using IR light - scratches and dust...

ICE works by using IR light - scratches and dust will block it and the scanner software can fix it. But silver clumps will block it too, so the software sees scratches over whole area and goes...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 11-08-2008
Replies: 28
Views: 1,960
Posted By nyx
also take a look at zeiss ikon and hexar rf

also take a look at zeiss ikon and hexar rf
Forum: Photo Software 11-01-2008
Replies: 47
Views: 3,254
Posted By nyx
I tried using mac few times and it didn't work...

I tried using mac few times and it didn't work for me...but that's probably because I'm a long time linux user and I'm used to configuring everything exactly to my needs. But if you don't have this...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 09-23-2008
Replies: 11
Views: 1,475
Posted By nyx
only as macro lenses

only as macro lenses
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 09-17-2008
Replies: 88
Views: 7,917
Posted By nyx
http://www.zeiss.com/c12567a8003b58b9/Contents-Fra...

http://www.zeiss.com/c12567a8003b58b9/Contents-Frame/9e6b7b49e7bedbc0c12574c0004bf081
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 09-16-2008
Replies: 59
Views: 11,088
Posted By nyx
I still don't see why would anyone choose this...

I still don't see why would anyone choose this over Macro-Elmar-M...which is close to perfect in all regards and going at similar price used.
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 09-15-2008
Replies: 6
Views: 879
Posted By nyx
there is even some coupon code to save additional...

there is even some coupon code to save additional 5% - expires at the end of september. when I'll get to my email, I'll post it here (unless someone is faster)
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-09-2008
Replies: 13
Views: 1,499
Posted By nyx
... and the winner is.... ........

... and the winner is.... ..... ....historicist.

It's the light metering diode.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-04-2008
Replies: 13
Views: 1,499
Posted By nyx
I already asked them in email...so far, no...

I already asked them in email...so far, no reply.

From tips here, it seems it might be metering cell. M6 are quite old already and I guess those cells have limited lives? Metring works ok so far but...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-02-2008
Replies: 13
Views: 1,499
Posted By nyx
what the **** is receiver?

Hello,
I sent my M6 to solms for some repairs and just got their estimate - mostly, everything is pretty clear but there is one line that confuses me.

replace receiver

what is receiver (and what...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-25-2008
Replies: 5
Views: 913
Posted By nyx
Ok, I returned from holiday and tried with my...

Ok, I returned from holiday and tried with my other lenses (50/2 hex and 35/2 biogon) - both of them are absolutely spot on at 0.7m.

So, what are my options now?

Sending it to leica to change half...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-03-2008
Replies: 5
Views: 913
Posted By nyx
Thank you I checked on film shooting focus...

Thank you

I checked on film shooting focus charts.

I'll try to borrow some other lens to test it with. Fastest / longest other lens I have is 50/2 hexanon and I don't remember having any problems...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-03-2008
Replies: 5
Views: 913
Posted By nyx
Unhappy 90 M-E-M focus problem

Hello,
I recently bought this lens (90mm Macro-Elmar-M) and it has following focus problem.

at infinity, it's spot on (tested on collimator)
at closest focusable distance (0.77m), it's consistently...
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-11-2008
Replies: 35
Views: 2,198
Posted By nyx
Internet photography forums are mostly for...

Internet photography forums are mostly for gearheads...and I think women would rather do something more useful than measure and compare their...oh wait :)
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 03-03-2008
Replies: 24
Views: 1,788
Posted By nyx
I think it's a nice alternative to Plaubel Makina...

I think it's a nice alternative to Plaubel Makina 67. And we all know what crazy prices are people paying for it (used and with it's inherently flawed metering).
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 02-25-2008
Replies: 5
Views: 885
Posted By nyx
He's buying from Zeiss USA

He's buying from Zeiss USA
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 02-19-2008
Replies: 26
Views: 1,064
Posted By nyx
http://www.bigcameraworkshops.com/ Great prices...

http://www.bigcameraworkshops.com/

Great prices just now (they'll go up 1.3.). I bought my C Biogon there few days ago and the service was popflash-like :) They're buying from Zeiss USA, so no...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-13-2008
Replies: 13
Views: 671
Posted By nyx
I think it's the other way. Only US/Canadian and...

I think it's the other way. Only US/Canadian and UK accounts can be confirmed but any account can be verified.

I'm in Czech Republic and I'm pretty sure I have verified account.
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 02-07-2008
Replies: 19
Views: 1,051
Posted By nyx
Got mine few days ago and forgot to thank you for...

Got mine few days ago and forgot to thank you for the tip.

I announced to my wife that my porn arrived and I'll need a moment alone...but I didn't fool her :rolleyes:
She only asked why there was no...
Forum: Optics Theory - 01-06-2008
Replies: 2
Views: 1,563
Posted By nyx
Q. Why is Zeiss not releasing lenses with a Canon...

Q. Why is Zeiss not releasing lenses with a Canon EOS mount on them?

Patent considerations keep us from doing so for the time being.
Forum: Off Topic 07-22-2007
Replies: 107
Views: 5,781
Posted By nyx
Gentoo Linux

Gentoo Linux
Forum: RFF Polls 05-28-2007
Replies: 57
Views: 3,059
Posted By nyx
Vespa! :) I know it's not really a piece of...

Vespa! :)
I know it's not really a piece of camera gear...but :)
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-12-2007
Replies: 6
Views: 978
Posted By nyx
http://www.cameraquest.com/m6dif.htm At the...

http://www.cameraquest.com/m6dif.htm

At the bottom of the page, there is a mention about this.
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 04-09-2007
Replies: 12
Views: 2,196
Posted By nyx
I have RH Designs ZoneMaster II and it's not...

I have RH Designs ZoneMaster II and it's not worth it IMHO. On the other hand, StopClock Professional from the same company is worth it's weight in gold.

It's nice when you just want to make lots of...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-05-2007
Replies: 1,035
Views: 271,237
Posted By nyx
Was it really worth it? I think prices (inc. VAT)...

Was it really worth it? I think prices (inc. VAT) at FotoSkoda for CV stuff are basically equal to US prices before adding VAT and prices on user market aren't that much different.

---

Few hours...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-25-2007
Replies: 18
Views: 3,124
Posted By nyx
Some of mine are here on...

Some of mine are here on flickr.

http://www.flickr.com/photos/nyxatko/tags/28mm/

http://farm1.static.flickr.com/153/338377832_02803cdc02.jpg

I hope I'll get this image thing right :)
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-02-2007
Replies: 14
Views: 1,640
Posted By nyx
Well, after few more days with biogon, I still...

Well, after few more days with biogon, I still have the feeling. Focusing ring on my biogon is a tiny bit loose (not of any significance, but I know it's there :)) and it doesn't have the nice heavy...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-27-2007
Replies: 14
Views: 1,640
Posted By nyx
Well, I have 28mm hex and 35mm biogon and biogon...

Well, I have 28mm hex and 35mm biogon and biogon feels quite cheap when comparing build quality.
Optically, that hexanon is wonderful - it gets a little bit soft in the EXTREME corners (and it...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 01-15-2007
Replies: 0
Views: 850
Posted By nyx
scanner for prints?

Hello,
I'm looking for some scanner for prints only. My requirements are just that it can scan full tonal scale of b&w print reproducing all tones and colors reasonably well (I like toning, wt papers...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-11-2007
Replies: 76
Views: 3,867
Posted By nyx
I was in need of something lighter and smaller...

I was in need of something lighter and smaller than my current gear and after missing one deal on hexar af, I ended with hexar rf (BIN on ebay, so quite impulse buy)...and I'm happily starving since...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-10-2007
Replies: 27
Views: 2,778
Posted By nyx
there is some titanium cooking gear for hikers....

there is some titanium cooking gear for hikers. it's light, but some people say it doesn't distribute heat very well on whole surface.

titanium m6 looks quite nice...when I'll buy myself a leica...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-10-2007
Replies: 58
Views: 2,339
Posted By nyx
vision, talent, motivation, time etc... if it...

vision, talent, motivation, time etc...

if it must be some gear, it would be probably m6 or m7 body and 21mm lens...not that it would help me make better photographs
Forum: Off Topic 12-25-2006
Replies: 56
Views: 2,488
Posted By nyx
Ok, I'll try to: shoot more! stop buying gear on...

Ok, I'll try to:
shoot more!
stop buying gear on impulse (you see the catch :angel: ).
travel more.
improve my darkroom skills.
try more new things - film is cheap.
do something useful with my...
Forum: Off Topic 12-24-2006
Replies: 84
Views: 3,720
Posted By nyx
Santa must love me, I got czech version of this...

Santa must love me, I got czech version of this book by...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-12-2006
Replies: 150
Views: 11,388
Posted By nyx
Praktica MTL3 Olympus C-4000 Nikon D70 Nikon...

Praktica MTL3
Olympus C-4000
Nikon D70
Nikon FA
*Bronica SQ-B
*Konica Hexar RF

* means I still have it...
Forum: Off Topic 12-02-2006
Replies: 33
Views: 2,459
Posted By nyx
I found out interesting thing. CV items are quite...

I found out interesting thing. CV items are quite cheap here (Czech Republic) compared to US. Even if I'll consider VAT and everything, it's basically the same price or cheaper than cameraquest for...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-04-2006
Replies: 50
Views: 4,460
Posted By nyx
Yes, it's wonderful lens. Only problem I found so...

Yes, it's wonderful lens. Only problem I found so far is that it's a little bit soft in extreme corners. But I guess if I'd be putting anything important to those parts of the frame, there would be...
Forum: Xpan & Other Panoramics 09-22-2006
Replies: 20
Views: 2,225
Posted By nyx
all I can say is "WOW". the first one is simply...

all I can say is "WOW". the first one is simply wonderful...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-22-2006
Replies: 5
Views: 1,228
Posted By nyx
HU: 35mm summilux asph - 1450$

ebay item: 250032096010

I'm lusting for this lens myself, but I won't be online for next few days and I don't know if I want to risk this one anyway. Maybe someone else here will and will get nice...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-20-2006
Replies: 19
Views: 1,331
Posted By nyx
Also from Prague, taken few days ago. Hexar RF,...

Also from Prague, taken few days ago.

Hexar RF, M-Hexanon 50/2 at f2, Neopan [email protected], xtol stock, crop from central section of the negative.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-22-2006
Replies: 236
Views: 9,001
Posted By nyx
I'm thinking about selling my whole Bronica...

I'm thinking about selling my whole Bronica system...

SQ-B w/ WLF
50 PS / 80 PS/B / 180 PS lenses
two 120 6x6 backs

and my remaining nikon gear...
D70
45 / 2.8 AI-P
Forum: Help / Feedback forum 08-18-2006
Replies: 5
Views: 1,035
Posted By nyx
Also it's possible to get to fullsize images in...

Also it's possible to get to fullsize images in private galleries when you have thumbnail url (you have to look into page source to get it). Imho, this is bigger problem.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-17-2006
Replies: 53
Views: 2,641
Posted By nyx
Hexar RF + 50/2 hexanon can be also found for...

Hexar RF + 50/2 hexanon can be also found for less than 1000$

:) : aperture priority, integrated motor drive, excellent build, black, you can see 28mm framelines with glasses, 1/4000, long battery...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 08-03-2006
Replies: 21
Views: 1,325
Posted By nyx
how is hdr different from burning and dodging a...

how is hdr different from burning and dodging a print under enlarger, so you'll get there everything from the negative (and scene) while maintaining good local contrast?
Forum: Off Topic 07-27-2006
Replies: 10
Views: 2,185
Posted By nyx
you probably already know about this...

you probably already know about this page:
http://www.mir.com.my/rb/photography/companies/Kodak/index.htm
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 07-24-2006
Replies: 44
Views: 2,051
Posted By nyx
Smile Nikon D70 :)

Nikon D70 :)
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 05-27-2006
Replies: 24
Views: 2,019
Posted By nyx
Unhappy Last month, some german company sold cca 15 of...

Last month, some german company sold cca 15 of them on eBay at 300 EUR BIN price. They're all gone now though.
Forum: RFF Polls 05-22-2006
Replies: 283
Views: 21,694
Posted By nyx
I'm going to pyrenees for three weeks this summer...

I'm going to pyrenees for three weeks this summer and I'm taking only Hexar RF and 50+28mm lenses. I was planning to take my MF instead (6x6 Bronica + 50/180 lenses + tripod, two backs etc.), but I...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-13-2006
Replies: 25
Views: 1,902
Posted By nyx
Someone please tell my family to do this for me...

Someone please tell my family to do this for me too! ;)

I don't use CCs and only buy if I have cash on hand...but I spend almost all my income on new gear. But with time, it gets better...I stopped...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-12-2006
Replies: 29
Views: 1,557
Posted By nyx
3 on mine. one just to see how much someone will...

3 on mine. one just to see how much someone will pay for it (UC-Hexanon 35/2), one to ask high bidder to send me a copy (Hexar RF service manual) and one "just in case" :)
Forum: RFF Polls 04-26-2006
Replies: 46
Views: 2,647
Posted By nyx
Well... I would probably grab my Bronica SQ-B...

Well...

I would probably grab my Bronica SQ-B with all my lenses for it (50,80,180).

Which means following cameras would go to camera heaven:
Nikon D70 + 45/2.8 AI-P
Hexar RF + M-Hexanon 50/2 (I...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-17-2006
Replies: 74
Views: 6,091
Posted By nyx
She also has Olympus OM-1 (or maybe OM-2, I'm not...

She also has Olympus OM-1 (or maybe OM-2, I'm not sure now).

It's my favourite anime.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-12-2006
Replies: 13
Views: 761
Posted By nyx
also, it's impossible to open more...

also, it's impossible to open more categories/items into tabs - using javascript for normal navigation is simply stupid.
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 04-10-2006
Replies: 2
Views: 2,531
Posted By nyx
Rollei Retro 100 and 400 are supposed to be...

Rollei Retro 100 and 400 are supposed to be repackaged Agfa APX 100 and 400. Check datasheets - all curves are identical.
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