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Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-11-2012
Replies: 7
Views: 1,099
Posted By johne
I agree with ChrisP. Also, in manual, one can...

I agree with ChrisP. Also, in manual, one can feel the advance. Did you take up slack in film? Just curious.
John
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 02-29-2012
Replies: 291
Views: 48,218
Posted By johne
The Samsung NX 100 has a CMOS sensor and can...

The Samsung NX 100 has a CMOS sensor and can adapt Leica lenses [as well as many others.] See my facebook page for samples.
Johne
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-03-2012
Replies: 86
Views: 9,116
Posted By johne
D80, do not have to worry about bad movies. ...

D80, do not have to worry about bad movies. [Also cheaper].
john
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 11-15-2011
Replies: 42
Views: 4,902
Posted By johne
Paul remember the primary concern in picking a...

Paul
remember the primary concern in picking a digital camera should be the capacity of the chip. Samsung NX 100 has a chip the size of D Nikons, is cheap and can accept lenses from Nikon and Leica...
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 10-19-2011
Replies: 35
Views: 5,457
Posted By johne
http://gallery.swannsway.ch See johne images for...

http://gallery.swannsway.ch See johne images for recent Samsung NX 100 images.johne. Pleasantly surprised.
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 10-19-2011
Replies: 35
Views: 5,457
Posted By johne
The samsung NX 100 has same sensor size as my...

The samsung NX 100 has same sensor size as my Nikon D80. Also, with adaptor, I can attach all my Nikon lenses. I also think one can get Leica M adaptors, hoping to use my lenses for IIIF also. John
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 10-01-2011
Replies: 35
Views: 5,021
Posted By johne
To me, it is what good phogtographers do. I take...

To me, it is what good phogtographers do. I take candids.
( : - D

John
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 09-16-2011
Replies: 212
Views: 26,694
Posted By johne
Is this awful or aweful? Just curious. johne See...

Is this awful or aweful? Just curious.
johne
See my gallery "Let There Be Light" posted today.
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 09-14-2011
Replies: 212
Views: 26,694
Posted By johne
Roger, I wonder at times about my perceptions. I...

Roger,
I wonder at times about my perceptions. I would appreciate it if aomeone would take a look at my gallery and give an unbiased evaluation. At 83, my feelings can stand a rap for honesty.
John...
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 09-10-2011
Replies: 95
Views: 13,714
Posted By johne
Besk, Thanks. What prompted me to offer the IIIF...

Besk,
Thanks. What prompted me to offer the IIIF was $10 to get a roll of film processed. My darkroom is in the attic, unused. Usually I had negatives developed and scanned them myself. Most of...
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 09-10-2011
Replies: 95
Views: 13,714
Posted By johne
This thread is most poignant for me. I recently...

This thread is most poignant for me. I recently put my Leica IIIF RD [see my gallery for examples of its Summitar] on evilbay. Got a bid and immediately began to regret my decision. [Which also...
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 08-20-2011
Replies: 314
Views: 52,341
Posted By johne
I sold my old plastic Sears something or other...

I sold my old plastic Sears something or other camera. At age 15 I was hired by an attorney to film the site of a rail-car wreck. I "thumbed" my way 68 miles each way to deliver prints and got a...
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 07-27-2011
Replies: 251
Views: 35,954
Posted By johne
27July2011 I was given one for fathr's day. ...

27July2011
I was given one for fathr's day. Dubious at first. Now I am reading Gibbon, Heroditus, Josephus, accounts of Indians in the American west, and other things that previously I would have...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-24-2011
Replies: 3,801
Views: 317,952
Posted By johne
At home. Used Leica IIIf with 90 Russian Jupitor...

At home. Used Leica IIIf with 90 Russian Jupitor today for hummingbirds plus Nikon D80 with 18-135. See my gallery for the Leica camera.
John
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 07-23-2011
Replies: 4
Views: 815
Posted By johne
Welcome to this group. What camera, lens, etc....

Welcome to this group. What camera, lens, etc. was used? Helps us respond.
johne
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 12-04-2010
Replies: 14
Views: 1,547
Posted By johne
It is possible to get new cells for this meter. ...

It is possible to get new cells for this meter. They wear out easily. I had Quality Light-Metric Co. 7095 Hollywood, CA 90028, tel. 323 467 2265 replace the meter for me on one camera but that was...
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-22-2010
Replies: 677
Views: 50,816
Posted By johne
Circle of confusion. johne

Circle of confusion.
johne
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 11-16-2010
Replies: 9
Views: 1,392
Posted By johne
How about the Russian Zeiss 35 2.8? Excellent...

How about the Russian Zeiss 35 2.8? Excellent lens IMHO.
johne
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 11-15-2010
Replies: 9
Views: 1,392
Posted By johne
What about using being able to use any leica lens...

What about using being able to use any leica lens on this digital? Also, can use Nikon and Olympus, with proper adaptors. remarkable how flexible this system seems to be. I am considering it.
johne
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-14-2010
Replies: 40
Views: 4,169
Posted By johne
As we old telegraphers would say, 73's and that's...

As we old telegraphers would say, 73's and that's 30.
Johne
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 11-09-2010
Replies: 35
Views: 3,785
Posted By johne
Nescio, A good deed done is worth a hundred...

Nescio,
A good deed done is worth a hundred contemplated. Just enjoy the moment.
John

Often it is so easy to do a good deed that, upon reflection, we seem to feel guilty. Don't.
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 11-09-2010
Replies: 35
Views: 3,785
Posted By johne
Bravo Nescio! John

Bravo Nescio!
John
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 11-09-2010
Replies: 35
Views: 3,785
Posted By johne
Pablito, Appreciate your comment. Thanks. John

Pablito,
Appreciate your comment. Thanks.
John
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 11-08-2010
Replies: 35
Views: 3,785
Posted By johne
I have an article in the current issue of the...

I have an article in the current issue of the Kentucky Humanities Magazine on the impact of mural art on Paducah and its environs. A noted impressionist painter [John Fulton Folinsbee of the New...
Forum: Sony E Lenses / Adapted Lenses / Adapters / Images 11-06-2010
Replies: 23
Views: 7,786
Posted By johne
Especially four. johne What is the 35mm...

Especially four.
johne
What is the 35mm equivalent of this lens? Just curious[1.5?]
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-25-2010
Replies: 17
Views: 2,763
Posted By johne
Curiosity, concentration, conviction . . .you,...

Curiosity, concentration, conviction . . .you, sir, are indeed a Leica photographer!
johne
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 10-23-2010
Replies: 353
Views: 30,399
Posted By johne
Juan, Congrats on coming of age in Barnacks! ...

Juan,
Congrats on coming of age in Barnacks! Lovely gear, IMHO. See my gallery for some I shot with a IIIF RD, Summitar,
John
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 10-20-2010
Replies: 16
Views: 3,089
Posted By johne
Paducah was the last major city hit by the flood...

Paducah was the last major city hit by the flood in 1937. The most unusual thing was that the flood hit in winter. The population of Paducah was evacuated and regular army troops enforced the...
Forum: Off Topic 10-19-2010
Replies: 59
Views: 3,996
Posted By johne
This is a problem that, no doubt, the answer to...

This is a problem that, no doubt, the answer to which is hard.
johne
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 04-23-2010
Replies: 49
Views: 14,208
Posted By johne
For the Life Magazine feature on Charles...

For the Life Magazine feature on Charles Chaplin, Smith used Leicas.
JOhn
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 04-05-2010
Replies: 5
Views: 1,171
Posted By johne
Since Shirley cleaned my Summitar, I rate it as...

Since Shirley cleaned my Summitar, I rate it as in a class by itself. Of course, I use it on my III F, not digital.
johne
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 03-22-2010
Replies: 75
Views: 6,977
Posted By johne
She said: "NO! NO! NO!" and...

She said: "NO! NO! NO!"

and "NO!"

johne
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 03-16-2010
Replies: 33
Views: 3,895
Posted By johne
Bob, Amen! BTW, I suspect a gazillion is a...

Bob,
Amen!

BTW, I suspect a gazillion is a really large number; however, it may be a negative number.
:-D Johne
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-25-2010
Replies: 13
Views: 1,471
Posted By johne
? Curious asterisk attack. To be Illegitimate...

? Curious asterisk attack. To be Illegitimate now is not acceptable? Lots out there will disagree. In fact, it may be becoming fashionable. :-D
johne
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 02-14-2010
Replies: 43
Views: 3,059
Posted By johne
Lens can be good. See my Moonlight on the Ohio...

Lens can be good. See my Moonlight on the Ohio here.
johne
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-14-2010
Replies: 5
Views: 982
Posted By johne
I was a telegrapher-dispatcher on the Illinois...

I was a telegrapher-dispatcher on the Illinois Central Railroad, Kentucky Division, for about 15 years. We were among the last users of steam; the shops at Paducah once were among the largest in the...
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 02-08-2010
Replies: 124
Views: 11,261
Posted By johne
Roger, Interesting article. BTW, the article in...

Roger,
Interesting article. BTW, the article in the current Shutterbug is quite good. My compliments.
John
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 02-07-2010
Replies: 124
Views: 11,261
Posted By johne
Roger HIcks, German breakfast indeed!! That is...

Roger HIcks,
German breakfast indeed!! That is so bad I will have to steal it. :-D
Johne
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-23-2009
Replies: 65
Views: 3,614
Posted By johne
I have an Oly m2 MD and recently its meter...

I have an Oly m2 MD and recently its meter shifted two stops. Any suggestions? [I set the compensation and the meter appears to be on target]. batteries check good and are relatively new. Like...
Forum: RFF Polls 11-13-2009
Replies: 188
Views: 33,979
Posted By johne
For me it is the one I used to make a bad...

For me it is the one I used to make a bad picture. Had to be the lens!
johne
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-12-2009
Replies: 308
Views: 67,146
Posted By johne
IIIF RD rocks!

IIIF RD rocks!
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 11-02-2009
Replies: 5
Views: 1,234
Posted By johne
[ As usual, if you are so inclined, I've got more...

[
As usual, if you are so inclined, I've got more from the set at my Picasaweb page: http://picasaweb.google.com/wlewisiii/35Skopar?feat=directlink

Thanks!

William[/QUOTE]


I envy your outing! ...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-25-2009
Replies: 74
Views: 7,908
Posted By johne
Accept the fact that some people have talent and...

Accept the fact that some people have talent and love to use it; others, like me, work at it.
johne
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-21-2009
Replies: 21
Views: 6,156
Posted By johne
One of the royal M3s sold on Ebay a few years...

One of the royal M3s sold on Ebay a few years back. I almost bid, but restrained myself at the last minute.
johne
Forum: RFF Polls 10-21-2009
Replies: 303
Views: 126,759
Posted By johne
Best udner $50 rangefinder is Zorki 2S IMHO. johne

Buy CCCP! Best deal under $50 is Zorki 2S.
johne
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-19-2009
Replies: 21
Views: 6,156
Posted By johne
THIS LADY SAVED THE INSTITUTION OF MONARCHY IN...

THIS LADY SAVED THE INSTITUTION OF MONARCHY IN THE UK DESPITE THE WORST EFFORTS OF HER FAMILY.
Johne
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-19-2009
Replies: 21
Views: 6,156
Posted By johne
It would have been kinder to stick the copywrite...

It would have been kinder to stick the copywrite elsewhere. . . .
Just a thought.
johne
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-19-2009
Replies: 21
Views: 6,156
Posted By johne
She actually printed her own b&w pictures, as I...

She actually printed her own b&w pictures, as I remember.
Johne
She also was a qualified ambulance driver.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 10-05-2009
Replies: 238
Views: 36,963
Posted By johne
Just a reminder

For what it's worth, please note.

"It's" is NOT possessive. It means "it is."
JELR
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 09-17-2009
Replies: 76
Views: 9,928
Posted By johne
As a Barnack fan, I must disqualify myself as a...

As a Barnack fan, I must disqualify myself as a critic of Ken. [Just envious of not being able to compete in the M9 League of exceptional gentlemen?]
John
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 09-01-2009
Replies: 65
Views: 6,229
Posted By johne
At 81 tomorrow, I fear my guessokmeter needs...

At 81 tomorrow, I fear my guessokmeter needs batteries.
johne
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 08-18-2009
Replies: 50
Views: 7,693
Posted By johne
In Micosoft Word, used Insert, Symbol, and...

In Micosoft Word, used Insert, Symbol, and umlaut. About as cumbersome as trying to pronounce the result.
johne
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 08-18-2009
Replies: 76
Views: 6,655
Posted By johne
I suspect my photography will never be art but I...

I suspect my photography will never be art but I am convinced that photography can be art. With "modern art", I am not convinced the same analogy applies!!!!!!!!!!
johne :-D
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 07-24-2009
Replies: 154
So?
Views: 10,627
Posted By johne
Well, in the grand scheme of things, "so"...

Well,

in the grand scheme of things, "so" is better than "huh?"
johne
:-D
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 07-18-2009
Replies: 6
Views: 2,159
Posted By johne
Rubin, Do you have a Jupiter 12? Excellent...

Rubin,
Do you have a Jupiter 12? Excellent IMHO.
johne

The depth of the rear element may be a problem with this Oly 4/3rds lens
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 07-12-2009
Replies: 21
Views: 2,915
Posted By johne
When I draw pictures in the mud I stand up. johne

When I draw pictures in the mud I stand up.
johne
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 07-08-2009
Replies: 70
Views: 7,472
Posted By johne
Recently I got a film scanner; I also have an...

Recently I got a film scanner; I also have an OM2n with 50mm 1.8 Zuiko that is a pleasure to use. I still rely on my Barnak IIIF with 50mm Summitar for a challenging outing. Digital with Nikon D80...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 06-12-2009
Replies: 30
Views: 3,970
Posted By johne
Thanks for introducing this artist. BTW, might...

Thanks for introducing this artist. BTW, might want to check the work of Peter Eavis on Flickr. He has a great "eye" for street photography IMHO.
Johne

Peter is an award winning reporter in the...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-11-2009
Replies: 590
Views: 67,555
Posted By johne
I was given a complete Olympus OM10 kit [camera,...

I was given a complete Olympus OM10 kit [camera, 50mm 1.8 lens, flash, and strap, leather case all in boxes like new]. The camera did not function. I worked with it a bit and found what I thought...
Forum: Travel 06-05-2009
Replies: 83
Views: 6,834
Posted By johne
Keep in mind that north of the Ohio River was...

Keep in mind that north of the Ohio River was France until 1763. Kentucky is really five regions, each distinct. Tennessee is similar. Arcadia Press specializes in local history. You might want to...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 03-12-2009
Replies: 158
Views: 23,623
Posted By johne
The perfect point and shoot is the Leica IIIF...

The perfect point and shoot is the Leica IIIF with 35mm lens set to hyperfocal distance.
John

For great street work, see http://www.flkickr.com/photos/eavis Peter not only is an award winning...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 01-24-2009
Replies: 14
Views: 1,878
Posted By johne
Just curious, isn't this a Zorki S? johne

Just curious, isn't this a Zorki S?
johne
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-07-2009
Replies: 90
Views: 6,063
Posted By johne
Raid, I always trust you to post something...

Raid,
I always trust you to post something amusing , entertaining, and informative. Again you deliver.
Johne
PS I am 80.
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-23-2008
Replies: 114
Views: 7,045
Posted By johne
Relative sent me a pristine Olympus OM 10 with...

Relative sent me a pristine Olympus OM 10 with manual attachment, flash, case, and his report that it did not work and I could do what I wanted or throw it out. Tried it out and the shutter did not...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-22-2008
Replies: 101
Views: 7,812
Posted By johne
Germany has a growing Islamic community. If...

Germany has a growing Islamic community. If changes come to post Christian Europe, it will not be from the old religion. Either way, the ad is really rather prim except for the saline sac on the...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-22-2008
Replies: 101
Views: 7,812
Posted By johne
Would they run in Islamic countries? Just...

Would they run in Islamic countries? Just curious. johne
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-06-2008
Replies: 30
Views: 5,968
Posted By johne
One could buy a sink faucet water stopper "top...

One could buy a sink faucet water stopper "top hat" and cut off all but the ring and have an excellent rubber eyecup for Leicas. Just a thought. Cost, about 15 cents.
johne
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 11-25-2008
Replies: 620
Views: 143,750
Posted By johne
I got a Summitar as a body cap with a Leica III...

I got a Summitar as a body cap with a Leica III F. Sherry Krauter transformed it into a pleasing bit of glass. See my gallery site here for recent shots.
johne
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 11-25-2008
Replies: 25
Views: 9,711
Posted By johne
I agree with John Lawrence. Well done and thanks...

I agree with John Lawrence. Well done and thanks for giving me a look at the works of a Banark [I use a III F].
Johne
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 11-04-2008
Replies: 42
Views: 4,878
Posted By johne
How about a J-12? With a shade it is surprising....

How about a J-12? With a shade it is surprising. See my Ohio River at night on
http://flickr.com/photos/jelrobertson

johne
Forum: Off Topic 10-10-2008
Replies: 36
Views: 2,269
Posted By johne
Reuben, As Rabbi Max Kaufman wrote, Follow any...

Reuben,
As Rabbi Max Kaufman wrote,
Follow any thread
And you will be led
To its beginning and end;
Both blend,
And are curled
With the heart of the world.
John E.L.Robertson
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-09-2008
Replies: 29
Views: 2,559
Posted By johne
Peter Eavis is not only a world class reporter...

Peter Eavis is not only a world class reporter but his street work in photography is in a class by itself. See his photostream at http://flickr.com/photos/eavis

John E.L.Robertson

Note: Peter...
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-27-2008
Replies: 26
Views: 2,466
Posted By johne
You among the Maples are more fortunate than we. ...

You among the Maples are more fortunate than we. Our fearless leader has trouble with Tic Tac Toe.
John
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-27-2008
Replies: 10
Views: 1,466
Posted By johne
cjm, Enjoyed your page very much. I mentioned...

cjm,
Enjoyed your page very much. I mentioned Peter Eavis as his page is often a wealth of information concerning film, gear, and photography in general. He also is a world class reporter,...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-26-2008
Replies: 10
Views: 1,466
Posted By johne
If one wishes to see great rangefinder work with...

If one wishes to see great rangefinder work with a wide variety of equipment and lenses, go to:
http://flickr.com/photos/eavis

johne

This photographer is in a league of his own, IMHO.
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 09-15-2008
Replies: 77
Views: 10,336
Posted By johne
Roger, My compliments on this new thread. For...

Roger,
My compliments on this new thread. For me, my Summitar was compelling in that I got it as a body cap since it was so fogged. I never liked to use it until Shirley Krauter cleaned it. The...
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 07-29-2008
Replies: 74
Views: 8,855
Posted By johne
Roger, The flaw is obvious. You assume there IS...

Roger,

The flaw is obvious. You assume there IS a flaw!
johne
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 04-05-2008
Replies: 11
Views: 1,199
Posted By johne
Canon lenses were made in Japan. Just a...

Canon lenses were made in Japan. Just a comment
johne
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 03-06-2008
Replies: 31
Views: 1,550
Posted By johne
I have this model Zorki and have found it...

I have this model Zorki and have found it reliable under hard conditons. BTW, I thought it was the Zorki 2S. Just a thought.
johne
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-11-2008
Replies: 17
Views: 1,925
Posted By johne
One can get a Series VI holder and hood and just...

One can get a Series VI holder and hood and just drill one or two holes for set screws. [A jewler did mine for $5.] This works both as a filter holder and as a hood. Just a comment. I like...
Forum: RFF Polls 01-24-2008
Replies: 100
Views: 10,574
Posted By johne
IMHO this site is that of a modern master in...

IMHO this site is that of a modern master in street photography.
http://www.flickr.com/photos/eavis

Note that most are shot with his guessometer! He is a master of light.
John E.L.Robertson
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 12-16-2007
Replies: 28
Views: 2,607
Posted By johne
Leica street scenes

If one wishes to see great street pics, try this site
http://www.flickr.com/photos/eavis/.

Peter has a remarkable "eye" for the critical moment.

Johne
Forum: Optics Theory - 12-07-2007
Replies: 37
Views: 3,685
Posted By johne
PM me on the adaptor. johne

PM me on the adaptor.
johne
Forum: Optics Theory - 12-07-2007
Replies: 37
Views: 3,685
Posted By johne
If one has a cloudy Summitar, send it to Sherry! ...

If one has a cloudy Summitar, send it to Sherry! Mine is most improved. Does anyone know if anyone makes a screw-in shade for this? I know it would be difficult with the odd thread. Please...
Forum: Lomo / Diana / Holga / Pinhole / 12-01-2007
Replies: 11
Views: 1,433
Posted By johne
This has been a learning experience! Thank...

This has been a learning experience! Thank goodness ignorance is cureable--by education. [But stupidity is not!] The www.calumetphoto.com site opened up a new world of pin-hole possibilities. ...
Forum: Lomo / Diana / Holga / Pinhole / 11-30-2007
Replies: 11
Views: 1,433
Posted By johne
Makes one wonder what is the proper film size for...

Makes one wonder what is the proper film size for digital rangefinders! A non sequitur? Oxymoron? or just a very precise hole so tiny that no manual needle will suffice? Just curious.
johne
Forum: RFF Polls 09-19-2007
Replies: 271
Views: 35,791
Posted By johne
Smile 79 johne:)

79
johne:)
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-10-2007
Replies: 33
Views: 2,498
Posted By johne
Why not appoint a panel from the de Sade fan club...

Why not appoint a panel from the de Sade fan club to do the judging? Just a thought.
Johne
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 06-21-2007
Replies: 16
Views: 765
Posted By johne
I add step-up to 52mm and use old rubber hood. ...

I add step-up to 52mm and use old rubber hood. Works for me.
johne
This also allows me to use my filters from Nikon days.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-14-2007
Replies: 18
Views: 2,496
Posted By johne
TTD: Call her at 8454968834. or...

TTD:
Call her at 8454968834.
or try:
www.sherryktrauter.com
[email protected]

johne
Forum: RFF Polls 05-22-2007
Replies: 54
Views: 2,859
Posted By johne
Amy, Your survey seems to assume that all...

Amy,
Your survey seems to assume that all purchases are made in stores. I got my last camera in England via Ebay and a previous one, wrapped in good Yak cord, from Siberia. Just a thought.
Johne
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 05-10-2007
Replies: 70
Views: 7,084
Posted By johne
rvaubel, Are you saying that the Leica El Marit...

rvaubel,
Are you saying that the Leica El Marit on this V-LUX 1 is inferior to other Leica lenses? Curious. If so, can you show me the difference that justifies the extra cost? I would like to...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 05-10-2007
Replies: 70
Views: 7,084
Posted By johne
I admit I like III f and M2 Leicas. That said,...

I admit I like III f and M2 Leicas. That said, why would one spend about 7K for the M8, a camera and lens that the Leica V-LUX 1 can equal if not surpass? It has 10 MP and its Leica lens is 35 to...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 04-18-2007
Replies: 24
Views: 1,343
Posted By johne
If you are interested in a good, relaible...

If you are interested in a good, relaible performer, try a Zorki IIC. If interested, send me a PM.
Johne
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-08-2007
Replies: 9
Views: 897
Posted By johne
Get a rubber water seal from most common bathroom...

Get a rubber water seal from most common bathroom faucets that look like a top hat. Cut out the interior. Fits perfectly. Also. the used ones can be had free from plumbers and work just as...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-03-2007
Replies: 96
Views: 4,743
Posted By johne
Leica should start the M9 with an M8 that works,...

Leica should start the M9 with an M8 that works, IMHO.
Johne
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 02-28-2007
Replies: 61
Views: 2,382
Posted By johne
I have never had a picture published for itself. ...

I have never had a picture published for itself. I have published pictures in all of my books, most out of print now. See John E.L.Robertson, "Paducah" in the Images of America series by Arcadia...
Forum: Kodak Retina and Ektra Rangefinders 02-17-2007
Replies: 17
Views: 3,452
Posted By johne
Rover: I have a IIa somewhere. Needs a bit of...

Rover:
I have a IIa somewhere. Needs a bit of adjustment. If interested, PM. Five dollars is what I paid at a yard sale. That and postage and it is yours. Also has case.
Johne
Forum: Off Topic 02-11-2007
Replies: 90
Views: 4,688
Posted By johne
When you want a bad joke, do like I do. Look in...

When you want a bad joke, do like I do. Look in the mirror.
Johne
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 02-10-2007
Replies: 16
Views: 959
Posted By johne
See the cover of the 1991 Andreas Feiningers...

See the cover of the 1991 Andreas Feiningers große Fotolehre.
Johne
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE - Film 02-09-2007
Replies: 10
Views: 4,680
Posted By johne
Dear John I like your avatar! We are cat people...

Dear John

I like your avatar! We are cat people so I can really feel for your poor beastie with the sore tail. BTW, I think I finally [after seveal years!] figured out how to use an avatar. Hope...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 02-08-2007
Replies: 17
Views: 979
Posted By johne
Sounds like a German Roswell, NM! Johne

Sounds like a German Roswell, NM!
Johne
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 02-07-2007
Replies: 17
Views: 979
Posted By johne
Raid, Beware of Greeks bearing tips! :-)) Johne

Raid,
Beware of Greeks bearing tips!

:-))

Johne
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE - Film 02-06-2007
Replies: 10
Views: 4,680
Posted By johne
Dear Kith and kin John, Hope to see more of your...

Dear Kith and kin John,

Hope to see more of your extraordinary pictures! Especially the industrial impact of decay, etc. Loved those.

Regards from the straying branch.
John
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE - Film 02-05-2007
Replies: 10
Views: 4,680
Posted By johne
Creative! My compliments. John E.L.Robertson

Creative! My compliments.
John E.L.Robertson
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-05-2007
Replies: 26
Views: 2,414
Posted By johne
Kludags, It is my opinion that no filter improves...

Kludags,
It is my opinion that no filter improves image quality. They might do other things, such as reduce flare, alter color balance, etc. Just a thought.
Johne
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 02-05-2007
Replies: 15
Views: 1,361
Posted By johne
QUAsit, My 80mm sonnar is from 1980. I feel it...

QUAsit,

My 80mm sonnar is from 1980. I feel it has a nice "touch." Still, the value is subjective.
Johne
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-04-2007
Replies: 5
Views: 871
Posted By johne
Check with ARAX for polishing and recoating the...

Check with ARAX for polishing and recoating the 50mm. They would make the lens better than new.
Johne
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-03-2007
Replies: 82
Views: 4,111
Posted By johne
When English public schools began admitting...

When English public schools began admitting commoners, each had sine nobilitas after their name. That got to be onerous to the clerks who reduced it to s nob. In short, a person not of breeding who...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 02-02-2007
Replies: 8
Views: 987
Posted By johne
Lens went to Fedka on 23Dec06 and returned...

Lens went to Fedka on 23Dec06 and returned 2Feb07. Looks good; feels good. Running a roll through now. Yuri is a pleasure to do business with. My compliments.
Johne
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 02-01-2007
Replies: 26
Views: 2,374
Posted By johne
Artorius: Thanks. I appreciate you time and...

Artorius:

Thanks. I appreciate you time and effort on my behalf.

Johne
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 01-25-2007
Replies: 26
Views: 2,374
Posted By johne
Artorius, I had the digitalized negative on the...

Artorius,

I had the digitalized negative on the hard drive. I downloaded it onto a one gig portable storge unit to take it to the store. Perhaps I am calling the device by the wrong name. [It is...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 01-24-2007
Replies: 26
Views: 2,374
Posted By johne
I admit my ignorance. I have an old Acer 620P...

I admit my ignorance. I have an old Acer 620P scanner. I scanned a negative to see if I could. I had to put a blank white strip of cardboard on the negative to get a file at 4000DPI. Now what? ...
Forum: Off Topic 01-24-2007
Replies: 87
Views: 4,371
Posted By johne
I agree with greyhoundman. Johne

I agree with greyhoundman.
Johne
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 01-24-2007
Replies: 9
Views: 1,108
Posted By johne
Check the curtains. I had to replace mine. Also...

Check the curtains. I had to replace mine. Also check the focus. Is it bright? Put in on highest magnification. Remove and Look through the lens. Many Summitars are fogged. Sherry Krauter can...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-24-2007
Replies: 58
Views: 2,969
Posted By johne
Without a doubt, this is the most difficult task...

Without a doubt, this is the most difficult task I have been asked to do in photography. I was assured by the family that the room would be closed while I filled their request. It was not. Still,...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 01-22-2007
Replies: 8
Views: 987
Posted By johne
FYI Fedka and Oleg still possibilities. Asking...

FYI
Fedka and Oleg still possibilities. Asking for particulars now.
Johne
Forum: RFF Polls 01-21-2007
Replies: 209
Views: 29,438
Posted By johne
Could it be that the objection to Bokeh is...

Could it be that the objection to Bokeh is cultural? West vs. east? How strange! Some suggestions smack of "purity of language" like some countries with their depart of preservation of the native...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 01-18-2007
Replies: 8
Views: 987
Posted By johne
I have e-mailed Fedka. Thanks. Johne and Oleg...

I have e-mailed Fedka. Thanks.
Johne

and Oleg also


and Essex
Forum: RFF News 01-18-2007
Replies: 140
Views: 13,577
Posted By johne
Jorge, Fare thee well! Johne

Jorge,
Fare thee well!
Johne
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 01-18-2007
Replies: 8
Views: 987
Posted By johne
Varjag: Thanks for the info on name. I stand...

Varjag:
Thanks for the info on name. I stand corrected. Appreciate your input. I have dealt with Oleg before and have absolute confidence in his ability; however, postage might be a factor...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 01-18-2007
Replies: 8
Views: 1,276
Posted By johne
Love my jupiter 9 [85mm f2 Russian biogon]. ...

Love my jupiter 9 [85mm f2 Russian biogon]. However, mine always had stiff focus. Now that the yak fat has solidified, it needs repair as it seems to have "jumped the track" on the focus. Any...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 01-18-2007
Replies: 8
Views: 987
Posted By johne
85mm f2 Jupiter question

:bang: My Russian Biogon 85mm f2 [Jupiter9?] has always been a bit sticky to focus. I guess the yak fat has solidified evenmore. At least, the focus seems to have gone. It now slips. Any...
Forum: Off Topic 01-15-2007
Replies: 33
Views: 2,229
Posted By johne
Stephanie, May you be blessed! I have a Zorki 2S...

Stephanie,

May you be blessed!
I have a Zorki 2S with 2 lenses I would sell you. Refurbished by Oleg. If interested, PM.

John
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-09-2007
Replies: 10
Views: 1,052
Posted By johne
I hope he removed the lens cap! Johne

I hope he removed the lens cap!
Johne
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-07-2007
Replies: 43
Views: 3,379
Posted By johne
Leica and tripod. One obvious reason not to...

Leica and tripod.

One obvious reason not to associate use of Leica M and SM equipment with a tripod is the odd positioning of the socket for the tripod. Just an observation.
Johne
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-07-2007
Replies: 43
Views: 3,379
Posted By johne
Robert: Check www.gallery.swannsway.ch "Nite on...

Robert:

Check www.gallery.swannsway.ch "Nite on Ohio" for example of using Leica in low light. Many feel this is the strength of this equipment.
Johne
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-06-2007
Replies: 48
Views: 2,978
Posted By johne
Stephanie, I always put my mark on every camera...

Stephanie,

I always put my mark on every camera I own [never intentional!]
Johne
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 01-02-2007
Replies: 12
Views: 1,588
Posted By johne
Mikael, I have the 75***** black J12 and am very...

Mikael,
I have the 75***** black J12 and am very satisfied with it; however, I have no basis for comparison with earlier examples in chrome. See my shot of the murals at night at...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 12-31-2006
Replies: 12
Views: 1,588
Posted By johne
Mikael I use the 35 and 85 Russian Biogon lens by...

Mikael
I use the 35 and 85 Russian Biogon lens by Jupiter. I also have a Zorki 2S with Industar 61. I find all to be reliable and effective equipment. I also had my 50mm Summicron refurbished by...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 12-31-2006
Replies: 12
Views: 1,588
Posted By johne
Marc: I gave my darkroom away some years ago. ...

Marc:
I gave my darkroom away some years ago. Now I have c-41 developed and get a CD and do the rest at home on the computer and a printer. That way if I have one print of exceptional charm or...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 12-31-2006
Replies: 12
Views: 1,588
Posted By johne
I admire your taste in cameras! Johne M2m IIIf

I admire your taste in cameras!
Johne
M2m IIIf
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 12-29-2006
Replies: 14
Views: 1,649
Posted By johne
Might look for one that has a set screw to...

Might look for one that has a set screw to tighten fit over the lens.
Johne
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 12-28-2006
Replies: 17
Views: 1,329
Posted By johne
Lubitel, I liked pictures 5 and 9 of this set,...

Lubitel,

I liked pictures 5 and 9 of this set, especially the humor in 5. [Perhaps a rare asset at the time!]
Johne
Forum: Off Topic 12-25-2006
Replies: 84
Views: 3,699
Posted By johne
I got Annie Leibovitz, "A Photographer's...

I got Annie Leibovitz, "A Photographer's Life."
Now I know more about her -- more than I wanted, actually. :-))
Johne
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 12-23-2006
Replies: 79
Views: 5,703
Posted By johne
Oskar gets my vote!!! [especially with a...

Oskar gets my vote!!! [especially with a refurbished Summitar!]
Johne
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-23-2006
Replies: 16
Views: 1,256
Posted By johne
Industar of Kiev? Johne

Industar of Kiev?
Johne
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 12-21-2006
Replies: 17
Views: 2,914
Posted By johne
Jan, I endorse Oleg without reservation! Johne

Jan,
I endorse Oleg without reservation!
Johne
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-18-2006
Replies: 225
Views: 6,180
Posted By johne
Don't overlook GAS! johne

Don't overlook GAS!
johne
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-15-2006
Replies: 19
Views: 1,369
Posted By johne
If function is the prime consideration, go with...

If function is the prime consideration, go with Gordy. I find it most satisfactory.
Johne

BTW, looks good also!
Forum: RFF News 12-13-2006
Replies: 164
Views: 13,588
Posted By johne
See my previous post now updated. Give it to an...

See my previous post now updated. Give it to an art school or photographic academy for the use of talented students on financial assistance.
Johne
Forum: RFF News 12-13-2006
Replies: 164
Views: 13,588
Posted By johne
IMHO it should go to a young person with talent...

IMHO it should go to a young person with talent but lacking cash. Further. it should be used, not celebrated as a relic of industrial accomplishment. How to determine this is beyond my limited...
Forum: RFF Polls 12-13-2006
Replies: 271
Views: 35,791
Posted By johne
I too wonder if Mango got a letter from the...

I too wonder if Mango got a letter from the Queen. The question is, which one? At 78 I remember Lillybeth driving an ambulance for the cameras.

To Mango: Salute!
Johne
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-27-2006
Replies: 16
Views: 3,720
Posted By johne
Note: the third pic of mine mentioned above seems...

Note: the third pic of mine mentioned above seems quite sharp at f2. Just a comment.
Johnehttp://www.gallery.swannsway.ch
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-27-2006
Replies: 16
Views: 3,720
Posted By johne
For three test shots with my Summitar recently...

For three test shots with my Summitar recently reworked by Sherry Krauter, see the following site:
www.gallery.swannsway.ch
Under johne
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 11-14-2006
Replies: 17
Views: 1,463
Posted By johne
I suggest a hood to avoid flare. Like the...

I suggest a hood to avoid flare. Like the lens.
Johne
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-13-2006
Replies: 19
Views: 1,822
Posted By johne
FYI The Queen's M3 with lens and meter sold on...

FYI The Queen's M3 with lens and meter sold on Ebay recently .
Johne
Forum: Cameras in the Movies / TV / Media 11-02-2006
Replies: 127
Views: 29,709
Posted By johne
I must be old fashioned. I remember Jamie Lee...

I must be old fashioned. I remember Jamie Lee Curtis. Whow! Leica M6? Perhaps.
Johne
Forum: Cameras in the Movies / TV / Media 11-02-2006
Replies: 127
Views: 29,709
Posted By johne
I agree! Johne

I agree!
Johne
Forum: Cameras in the Movies / TV / Media 11-02-2006
Replies: 127
Views: 29,709
Posted By johne
Does this thread exhibit supressed voyeurism? If...

Does this thread exhibit supressed voyeurism? If one cannot get a Leica, is just looking at those enjoying them pleasure of a preverted kind? Curious.
Johne

A tool is a tool is a a tool!
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 10-28-2006
Replies: 42
Views: 3,958
Posted By johne
Many might be interested in Swann's site at...

Many might be interested in Swann's site at gallery.swannsway.ch. Lot of Leica used stuff there as well.
Johne
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-17-2006
Replies: 47
Views: 3,763
Posted By johne
Could use Leica IIIF. Just a thought. Johne

Could use Leica IIIF. Just a thought.
Johne
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 10-13-2006
Replies: 17
Views: 1,213
Posted By johne
vanyagor: GAS is "gear acquisition syndrome" a...

vanyagor:

GAS is "gear acquisition syndrome" a most infectious disease that mostly affects iconoclastic clients who ignore digital [ and even SLR's! ]
johne
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 10-06-2006
Replies: 2
Views: 4,234
Posted By johne
For bright light, use the black; for low light...

For bright light, use the black; for low light use the light; and for use with the booster, use double triangle. I still use mine as well as my Sekonic.
Johne
Forum: Off Topic 10-05-2006
Replies: 43
Views: 2,079
Posted By johne
Be thankful for unearned blessings whenever they...

Be thankful for unearned blessings whenever they come your way. Johne
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-29-2006
Replies: 23
Views: 1,774
Posted By johne
How many of you bid on Queen Elizabeth II's M3...

How many of you bid on Queen Elizabeth II's M3 outfit?
Johne
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 09-28-2006
Replies: 31
Views: 2,848
Posted By johne
Pherdinand, My thanks for the info. Johne

Pherdinand,

My thanks for the info.
Johne
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 09-27-2006
Replies: 31
Views: 2,848
Posted By johne
Again, does anyone know if any current scanner...

Again, does anyone know if any current scanner has the capability to de-screen prints? Please send PM if you do.
Johne
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 09-23-2006
Replies: 31
Views: 2,848
Posted By johne
I have been looking at a new scanner lately but...

I have been looking at a new scanner lately but have a question that no one seems willing to answer. I have an old Acer 620P I use a lot since it can de-screen old pictures [85dpi for newspaper, 133...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 09-16-2006
Replies: 24
Views: 1,176
Posted By johne
Look at which eye is used to focus on the left...

Look at which eye is used to focus on the left side of the photo! Contrived, to say the least in MHO.
Johne
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 09-15-2006
Replies: 9
Views: 862
Posted By johne
Have you checked to see if there is a new driver...

Have you checked to see if there is a new driver available? Just curious.
Johne
Forum: Off Topic 09-14-2006
Replies: 0
Views: 951
Posted By johne
Alas, again!!!

My condolences to our friends in Canada over the event in Montreal that remind me of what happened at Paducah and Colombine.

John E.L.Robertson
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 09-12-2006
Replies: 21
Views: 3,843
Posted By johne
And I thought an 85mm Russian Biogon was a great...

And I thought an 85mm Russian Biogon was a great lens for shooting humming birds!
Johne
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 09-09-2006
Replies: 24
Views: 1,020
Posted By johne
Got a lifetime collection of pictures from the...

Got a lifetime collection of pictures from the estate of a local journalist yesterday [who has one photo in the Britannica]. Today, I have been sorting and scannning all day except for a near noon...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 09-08-2006
Replies: 7
Views: 668
Posted By johne
Remarkable! Now I understand why my Summitar...

Remarkable! Now I understand why my Summitar still produces remarkable shots.
Johne
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 09-04-2006
Replies: 60
Views: 2,107
Posted By johne
Raid, Thanks! I needed that. Johne BTW, thanks...

Raid,

Thanks! I needed that.
Johne

BTW, thanks for all your effort in the comparison of various lenses. That was a monumental effort.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 09-04-2006
Replies: 60
Views: 2,107
Posted By johne
Since September 2 was my 78th birthday, I...

Since September 2 was my 78th birthday, I returned to my Leica M2 with 35mm Russian Biogon lens. See www.gallery.swannsway.ch, page 2 or 4 for Noble Park.

Johne
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 08-23-2006
Replies: 37
Views: 2,197
Posted By johne
Frank: For what it is worth, I sent my last two...

Frank:
For what it is worth, I sent my last two books to the printer with scans at 300 DPI as a general rule. These were photographic histories by Arcadia Publishing. If the original picture is...
Forum: Other RF 08-21-2006
Replies: 3
Views: 743
Posted By johne
My thanks to both. Appreciated. johne

My thanks to both. Appreciated.
johne
Forum: Other RF 08-21-2006
Replies: 3
Views: 743
Posted By johne
Question Kodak Retina

Anyone have any experience servicing a Kodak Relic II? [They called it the Retine II, but my description is more accurate now.] I acquired one in a yard sale aboutr forty years ago that was almost...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 08-19-2006
Replies: 19
Views: 1,384
Posted By johne
Nando: One of the most successful snipers in WWII...

Nando:
One of the most successful snipers in WWII was a Russian woman!
Johne
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 08-13-2006
Replies: 52
Views: 13,336
Posted By johne
I endorse this site without reservation. I have...

I endorse this site without reservation. I have been most pleased with my transformed 50'crom.
Johne

@Denishr. Love the two color shots! Wonderful sharpness but the bokah is also excellent IMHO.
Forum: Off Topic 08-12-2006
Replies: 3
Views: 550
Posted By johne
Thorirv, Look at a pristine Leica M2 with a 35MM...

Thorirv,

Look at a pristine Leica M2 with a 35MM in perfect shape, and you just experienced GAS!!!!
Johne
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 08-12-2006
Replies: 5
Views: 1,109
Posted By johne
Georges, I use both my refurbished Metrophot...

Georges,

I use both my refurbished Metrophot [new selenium] and my new Sekonic L208. The latter is a little jewel--both incident and reflected measurements. The Metrophot looks better as I did not...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-10-2006
Replies: 182
Views: 7,321
Posted By johne
Unfortunately, we must remember that there are...

Unfortunately, we must remember that there are those who wish to kill us and will, if given a chance.
Johne
Forum: Off Topic 08-09-2006
Replies: 5
Views: 736
Posted By johne
In past experiences I was pleased with them. It...

In past experiences I was pleased with them. It has been seveal years since I purchased anything from them.
Johne
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-06-2006
Replies: 52
Views: 2,339
Posted By johne
One must mention that the Union Army had an...

One must mention that the Union Army had an impeccable record against the Confederates in Sturbridge MA during the unpleasantness 1861-65.
Johe
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-06-2006
Replies: 93
Views: 4,627
Posted By johne
Raid, I do have a jupiter 85 and love it. Johne

Raid,

I do have a jupiter 85 and love it.
Johne
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-06-2006
Replies: 93
Views: 4,627
Posted By johne
Remarkable Zeiss! I do not own one. Johne Thanks...

Remarkable Zeiss! I do not own one.
Johne
Thanks for your effort in this, Raid.
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 07-05-2006
Replies: 10
Views: 1,115
Posted By johne
Be alert that this lens is subject to flare. Get...

Be alert that this lens is subject to flare. Get a good, large hood.
Just a suggestion. See hummingbird on my gallery.

Johne
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-02-2006
Replies: 8
Views: 1,448
Posted By johne
Thanks to all in Canada. Actually, April 6 is...

Thanks to all in Canada. Actually, April 6 is the de facto independence day for those of us to the south. On that date the colonies opened their ports to shipping from countries other than the UK,...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 07-01-2006
Replies: 19
Views: 993
Posted By johne
UT Library is awesome! Check the Latin American...

UT Library is awesome! Check the Latin American Institute also. I spent one summer there and loved it [thanks to the Ford Foundation]. Enjoy Austin City limits while there.
Regards,
Johne
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-12-2006
Replies: 19
Views: 6,133
Posted By johne
Darkkadvenger, My thanks! I marvel at such info...

Darkkadvenger,

My thanks! I marvel at such info now available here. Live from Prague to Paducah! Boggles the mind as least to one as old as I.
Again, thanks.
Johne
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-22-2006
Replies: 10
Views: 857
Posted By johne
Triffle overpriced? That is truffle...

Triffle overpriced? That is truffle overpriced!!!!
Johne
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 05-16-2006
Replies: 9
Views: 798
Posted By johne
The 2S does have strap lugs, but they tend to...

The 2S does have strap lugs, but they tend to pull out easily. This is a good, realiable camera much like a T-34 tank compared to a German Tiger. No finesse. It just performs.
Johne
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-02-2006
Replies: 21
Views: 3,066
Posted By johne
If I am not mistaken, the M3 of Elizabeth ws sold...

If I am not mistaken, the M3 of Elizabeth ws sold on E-Bay.

Johne
Forum: RFF Polls 04-08-2006
Replies: 169
Views: 17,441
Posted By johne
Unlike others, I carry a camera bag. So? Johne

Unlike others, I carry a camera bag. So?

Johne
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 03-30-2006
Replies: 53
Views: 2,822
Posted By johne
If it be a curse, let's retaliate. All together...

If it be a curse, let's retaliate. All together now: "Harry Potter on you!."

Just a thought
Johne
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 02-28-2006
Replies: 51
Views: 3,072
Posted By johne
Kim, Best of luck. Looking forward to seeing...

Kim,

Best of luck. Looking forward to seeing your progress. I feel confident you will be pleased as I was. I am thinking about trying this on a dog of lens I got from FSU.
Johne
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 02-28-2006
Replies: 51
Views: 3,072
Posted By johne
Anyone who has gone thru this refurbish have any...

Anyone who has gone thru this refurbish have any pictures to share? Would love to see your outcome.
Johne
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-28-2006
Replies: 17
Views: 1,319
Posted By johne
My dream would be a CHEAP Leica lens that...

My dream would be a CHEAP Leica lens that retained its quality.
Johne
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 02-22-2006
Replies: 19
Views: 1,751
Posted By johne
For street, sports, etc, use 400 ASA film and set...

For street, sports, etc, use 400 ASA film and set at f16. Move distance marker so that the infinity indicator is on the right side f16. Depending on light, set shutter; e.g., if bright, set at 250...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 02-20-2006
Replies: 27
Views: 1,938
Posted By johne
IIIF Rules!!!!!!! But that is just my humble...

IIIF Rules!!!!!!!

But that is just my humble opinion.
Johne
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 02-18-2006
Replies: 9
Views: 651
Posted By johne
Strange but one must note that mothers are not...

Strange but one must note that mothers are not the only one to do that! Just a comment
Johne
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 02-13-2006
Replies: 24
Views: 943
Posted By johne
Now that is cold!!! Johne

Now that is cold!!!
Johne
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 02-13-2006
Replies: 20
Views: 1,621
Posted By johne
back alley, See my posts on "front element" in...

back alley,

See my posts on "front element" in repair section for my experience with a 'cron. Also, see my gallery for recent shots with this lens. I am most satisfied.
Johne
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-13-2006
Replies: 42
Views: 2,887
Posted By johne
To see if one really likes the 35, I agree with...

To see if one really likes the 35, I agree with Stephanie. This Red lens shines!
Johne
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 02-12-2006
Replies: 20
Views: 1,621
Posted By johne
Victor M Scotland the Brave? Piper is an...

Victor M
Scotland the Brave? Piper is an excellent shot. My compliments.
Johne
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-11-2006
Replies: 9
Views: 2,769
Posted By johne
The III F is most functional, IMHO. The fact...

The III F is most functional, IMHO. The fact that one can enlarge the rangefinder image is most helpful. Of course, I seldom use the viewfinder window as I use either 35mm or 85 mm lens on this...
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