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Forum: Photography General Interest 09-21-2009
Replies: 65
Views: 4,404
Posted By HansDerHase
Maybe David is not so much worried by the fact...

Maybe David is not so much worried by the fact that he loses 42 - 36 = 6 frames, but by the fact that there is that 42 again...

.. and 6 = 4+2. That is even more worrying.

;)
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 09-18-2009
Replies: 89
Views: 6,246
Posted By HansDerHase
In my opinion the market for that kind of camera...

In my opinion the market for that kind of camera is actually going to be one of the biggest in the near future.

Reasoning:

a) The big market of "el cheapo" tiny-sensor cameras gets more and more...
Forum: RFF Polls 05-11-2009
Replies: 414
Views: 17,191
Posted By HansDerHase
Don't ask, just use (and buy). I vote "forever,...

Don't ask, just use (and buy).

I vote "forever, but will be expensive" BTW
Forum: Scale Focus 35's 03-23-2009
Replies: 7
Views: 2,736
Posted By HansDerHase
Did you inspect the negatives or did you inspect...

Did you inspect the negatives or did you inspect prints?

Especially color neg film has plenty of latitude. And modern printing machines automatically compensate for 1 or 2 EV over and underexposure...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 12-12-2008
Replies: 177
Views: 22,283
Posted By HansDerHase
Some of you guys here are so funny... Don't you...

Some of you guys here are so funny...

Don't you ever get the point?

Cool down; then read again and try to figure out the point..
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 12-03-2008
Replies: 155
Views: 23,163
Posted By HansDerHase
Now that there is a M-lens adapter for m4/3 I'd...

Now that there is a M-lens adapter for m4/3 I'd wait for Olympus to bring out the announced m4/3 compact.

We may become a "cheap" substitute for any M8 user.
(That is besides the "me-too wealthy...
Forum: Scale Focus 35's 10-29-2008
Replies: 7
Views: 3,946
Posted By HansDerHase
You may also look for a Vitomatic IIa (with Color...

You may also look for a Vitomatic IIa (with Color Skopar 2,8). There are plenty of those around and one should cost you way below 300 €; more like 30..50. :)

There is also a Vitomatic IIa with...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 09-19-2008
Replies: 24
Views: 2,523
Posted By HansDerHase
Sounds promising. This could be the right type of...

Sounds promising. This could be the right type of thing for me. On the other hand... any one tell me what this "[..] extensive experience in lens manufacturing from other areas of Samsung's business...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 09-19-2008
Replies: 24
Views: 2,523
Posted By HansDerHase
OK, that was unclear. I thought about DOF. With...

OK, that was unclear. I thought about DOF. With the tiny sensor you'll get almost unlimited DOF - with either f2 or f2.8 - unless you focus very close.

Oh how I hate those tiny sensors: too much...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 09-17-2008
Replies: 24
Views: 2,523
Posted By HansDerHase
f2 vs. f2.8 make no difference with the tiny...

f2 vs. f2.8 make no difference with the tiny sensor.

Too bad they didn't back off with the pixel-count for better image performance (noise / dr / color). :bang:

It's said the optical finder was...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 09-17-2008
Replies: 16
Views: 1,707
Posted By HansDerHase
The Jupiter-8 is a fine lens. I have the one in...

The Jupiter-8 is a fine lens. I have the one in Contax-Mount so I don't know about the LTM-Version. The Contax-Mount version at least features click-stops which is practical.

My Industar-50 can...
Forum: Scale Focus 35's 07-11-2008
Replies: 37
Views: 5,081
Posted By HansDerHase
It focuses at.. Near (2 heads) 1.2m / 4 ft ...

It focuses at..

Near (2 heads) 1.2m / 4 ft DOF: 0,9m - 1,8m
Middle (2 torsos) 2.7m / 8.9 ft DOF: 1,2m - OO
Far (mountain) 12.8m / 42 ft DOF: 6,3m - OO

.. thats what the manual...
Forum: Yashica RF 02-11-2008
Replies: 13
Views: 838
Posted By HansDerHase
Have you checked out the entry on Cameraquest?...

Have you checked out the entry on Cameraquest? (http://www.cameraquest.com/yash35cc.htm)

There are also some good links on yashica at Yashicaaddiction (http://www.yashicaddiction.com/)
Forum: Yashica RF 02-11-2008
Replies: 13
Views: 838
Posted By HansDerHase
Pros: all black. 35mm lens. aperture-priority....

Pros: all black. 35mm lens. aperture-priority. feels good (in my hands).
Cons: aperture-priority ONLY (no full manual). no indication of used shutter-speed.

Lens is good enough for all practical...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 12-30-2007
Replies: 14
Views: 1,149
Posted By HansDerHase
I have one. If you want a pocketable shooter with...

I have one. If you want a pocketable shooter with streetshooterish focal length go for the GX100.

If you go for picture quality take your DSLR. Even the quite good quality of the G9 will not come...
Forum: Scale Focus 35's 12-22-2007
Replies: 4
Views: 4,379
Posted By HansDerHase
If you can read some german (or at least pretend...

If you can read some german (or at least pretend you can :)) there is some very good info on voigtlaender cameras from Mr. Drescher here:
http://home.wtnet.de/~ddrescher/voigtlaender/index.htm

I do...
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 12-03-2007
Replies: 17
Views: 1,523
Posted By HansDerHase
Respect

Respect to Sigma to take the time to make it right...

Like it used to be done in the good-ol-days.
Forum: Off Topic 07-16-2007
Replies: 12
Views: 1,335
Posted By HansDerHase
.. speaking of persicopes.. how about this one.....

.. speaking of persicopes.. how about this one.. :)

http://todayspictures.slate.com/francetour/images/PAR206271.jpg

BTW: Kevin maybe you need to tweak the security settings a litte (allow Cookie or...
Forum: Off Topic 07-13-2007
Replies: 12
Views: 1,335
Posted By HansDerHase
Magnum Pictures "Point-And-Shoot"

though not strictly about rangefinders may I point you to

http://todayspictures.slate.com/20070712/

Pretty funny stuff..

This one is for the friends of...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 07-02-2007
Replies: 3
Views: 1,609
Posted By HansDerHase
Secrets/art of viewfinder cleaning?

Hi there,

what is the secret fluid that wipes of the haze when cleaning the viewfinder? pure water doesn't work that well. Pure alcohol didn't cause a real enhancement either. Is there any?

Any...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-25-2007
Replies: 42
Views: 3,501
Posted By HansDerHase
This is pretty much the most usefull set of...

This is pretty much the most usefull set of rules. Everything beyond this is too complicated, unsless of course you are about to photgraph landscape and have too much time.

My rule number 1 for...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 05-07-2007
Replies: 5
Views: 1,150
Posted By HansDerHase
Yup. But that doesn't really explain why. Should...

Yup. But that doesn't really explain why.

Should add that in low light and with a fast lens (large opening) you are likely to open the aperture as far as it gets. The trade-off is: The bigger the...
Forum: RFF Polls 04-20-2007
Replies: 34
Views: 2,351
Posted By HansDerHase
Hoods are overrated

Ok.. they often look pretty sexy, especially when they are vented or rectangular. But for a trade-off they give the camera some extra size.

They will give a little extra contrast and tend to lessen...
Forum: Fixed Lens 35mm RF 04-19-2007
Replies: 40
Views: 9,278
Posted By HansDerHase
Just got a Revue Auto S22 (which is a rebranded...

Just got a Revue Auto S22 (which is a rebranded Konica Auto S2; see here (http://www.erikfiss.com/foto/cams/konicas2/index.html)).

On arrival I was almost shocked by the size and weight of this...
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-28-2007
Replies: 65
Views: 6,056
Posted By HansDerHase
You mean like this...

You mean like this (http://www.deichtorhallen.de/343.html) one?

Couldn't find the picture in a bigger resolution on the net so far..

But I found a couple of others here ...
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-26-2007
Replies: 65
Views: 6,056
Posted By HansDerHase
Seeing the pace of his action I suspect he...

Seeing the pace of his action I suspect he would'nt have liked shutterlag :)

BTW: Seeing him jerking around his camera I think all deep and complex theories about Garrys camera tilt are now...
Forum: Scale Focus 35's 03-23-2007
Replies: 63
Views: 6,033
Posted By HansDerHase
Today it's the Minox 35 GT and a Sony DSC-U20.

Today it's the Minox 35 GT and a Sony DSC-U20.
Forum: Fixed Lens 35mm RF 03-22-2007
Replies: 28
Views: 4,255
Posted By HansDerHase
I have one and I love it. It was my first - the...

I have one and I love it. It was my first - the one that made me falling for the GAS - and it's still on top of my list.

It looks and feels quite perfectly like what a camera should be: A...
Forum: Fixed Lens 35mm RF 01-24-2007
Replies: 6
Views: 2,245
Posted By HansDerHase
Have one. I like it very much for it's...

Have one. I like it very much for it's simplicity. Meter works properly for me too. The lens is pretty good. Sharp enough for practical usage. Colors are rendered somewhat warmish.. Won't sell mine....
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 01-10-2007
Replies: 8
Views: 1,283
Posted By HansDerHase
You may also consider the later east german...

You may also consider the later east german version named "Taxona"

Agree. They are cute. I also considered one of those - primarily for the "square" effect. :)
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 11-30-2006
Replies: 11
Views: 933
Posted By HansDerHase
Hmm. Maybe they are the same layerstructur and...

Hmm. Maybe they are the same layerstructur and emulsion but produced on different production lines and/or to different quality standards and thus labeled either Provia for the higher quality output...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 11-28-2006
Replies: 16
Views: 2,491
Posted By HansDerHase
Please take some time to read again.....

Please take some time to read again.. :rolleyes:

To put what I said another way:
"AA-Filter = softening effect" .. "needs sharpening to compensate" .. "no AA for Laica -> no need for sharpening to...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 11-28-2006
Replies: 16
Views: 2,491
Posted By HansDerHase
Sorry to interrupt, but isn't it that the M8 has...

Sorry to interrupt, but isn't it that the M8 has no AA-Filter? And therefore needs no sharpening to compensate the softening effect of the AA-Filter?

That would explain why the Leica-Image looks...
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 11-28-2006
Replies: 11
Views: 1,285
Posted By HansDerHase
Another evidence that 6 MP is enough for all...

Another evidence that 6 MP is enough for all practical purpose.

Thanx for posting.
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 11-07-2006
Replies: 57
Views: 3,993
Posted By HansDerHase
I'm talking not about the images in the essay but...

I'm talking not about the images in the essay but the ones behind the "M8"-Link, which I hope (and guess as some seem to be high ISO) were actually made with an M8.
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 11-07-2006
Replies: 57
Views: 3,993
Posted By HansDerHase
You allready guessed that I'm not a big fan of...

You allready guessed that I'm not a big fan of Velvia, do you. I'm not a big fan of colour after all. But I can't see a big problem in the hightlights. I'm not sure what you mean or how you define...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 11-07-2006
Replies: 57
Views: 3,993
Posted By HansDerHase
This is just and only a result of how Mr....

This is just and only a result of how Mr. Wheatley wants his pictures to look like. For counter evidence check out how Constantine Manos (http://inmotion.magnumphotos.com/essays/color.aspx) wants...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 11-02-2006
Replies: 14
Views: 1,707
Posted By HansDerHase
Sorry, typo.. Should have read 103 of course.. :)

Sorry, typo.. Should have read 103 of course.. :)
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 11-02-2006
Replies: 14
Views: 1,707
Posted By HansDerHase
I have a Kiev 4a from '78 with a Jupiter-8. Works...

I have a Kiev 4a from '78 with a Jupiter-8. Works great. Actually it's the cam in my Avatar.

I'm currently looking for a Helios-108 as it is said to be the sharpest 50mm FSU in Contax mount.

My...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 10-21-2006
Replies: 13
Views: 6,435
Posted By HansDerHase
BTW: Is alcohol considered hamrful to lens...

BTW: Is alcohol considered hamrful to lens coatings?
Forum: Off Topic 10-13-2006
Replies: 11
Views: 1,107
Posted By HansDerHase
Pure marketing. Same as with 10.3 Megapixel. The...

Pure marketing.

Same as with 10.3 Megapixel. The .3 makes ABSOLUTELY NO practical difference in quality of the final result. Especially when taking into account all other steps of the image making...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 10-11-2006
Replies: 15
Views: 1,204
Posted By HansDerHase
Street shooting .. or better sniping?

So THAT (http://www.luminous-landscape.com/reviews/lenses/Pentax-800mm.shtml) is the right lens for streetphotography. And I always wondered... :D

... 800mm plus 1.4 extender.

O.k. it's 6x7. So the...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 10-09-2006
Replies: 18
Views: 1,948
Posted By HansDerHase
AFAIK the Slide Direct 50 is developed and made...

AFAIK the Slide Direct 50 is developed and made by ORWO (http://www.filmotec.de/English_Site/english_site.html) exclusively for Maco / Rollei.

So I don't think you can sneak the same film for a more...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 10-06-2006
Replies: 18
Views: 1,948
Posted By HansDerHase
New Rollei films

Ok, here is some "analog" news..

http://www.foto-riegler.at/neu-aktuelles.htm

- Rollei Slide Direct 50 (slides in simple negative process; no reversal processing needed)
- Rollei IR 820/400...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 10-02-2006
Replies: 18
Views: 1,948
Posted By HansDerHase
Any hot "analog" news from Photokina?

Now after all the rave and hype about the M8. Are there any hot news for the rangefinder user who is not yet digital?

So far I know of:

Bessa R4A and R4M
Fujichrome Provia 400X and T64...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-30-2006
Replies: 11
Views: 896
Posted By HansDerHase
One of the Minox 35 is pretty easy to carry...

One of the Minox 35 is pretty easy to carry around all day. Even though it looks crappy it has a fine lens and is very pretty sturdy. It's guesstimate focusing though, no real rangefinder. But with...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-29-2006
Replies: 69
Views: 6,472
Posted By HansDerHase
Guess it's more like fixation on professional...

Guess it's more like fixation on professional gear, which is almost the same but not quite. Check out the camera-pics. This gear is actually used. I bet my Zorki would have allready fallen apart once...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 08-27-2006
Replies: 32
Views: 6,472
Posted By HansDerHase
You intend to chimp? :D

You intend to chimp? :D
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 08-25-2006
Replies: 67
Views: 8,492
Posted By HansDerHase
No dodge'n'burn? Not even a little? :angel:

No dodge'n'burn? Not even a little? :angel:
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-22-2006
Replies: 44
Views: 1,664
Posted By HansDerHase
Guess the psychological terminus technicus of...

Guess the psychological terminus technicus of what we are talking about is Flow (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flow_%28psychology%29).

But I like the terminus "the zone". Gives "zone-focused" a...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-16-2006
Replies: 278
Views: 17,043
Posted By HansDerHase
... because it's there. No seriously: Because...

... because it's there.

No seriously: Because all the cameras I like to handle are film-based.

I use digital for family-event-snap-shooting when good-enough results in print and on CD...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-15-2006
Replies: 636
Views: 97,990
Posted By HansDerHase
Wow.. I thought my rigid Industar-50 was the...

Wow.. I thought my rigid Industar-50 was the ugliest rangefinder lens ever.. But this one tops.. :eek:
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 08-14-2006
Replies: 87
Views: 7,930
Posted By HansDerHase
Not that it will be suddenly worthless, but I...

Not that it will be suddenly worthless, but I suspect it will lose value faster then the mechanical wonders of the past. That's because digital relies on highly integrated electronics thats...
Forum: Off Topic 08-04-2006
Replies: 18
Views: 859
Posted By HansDerHase
Blown highlights suck..

...or do they?

For some prove that blown hightlights not necessarily degrade a picture and sometimes shadows just want to be black, check out the 08/02 series at Magnum Photos - Slate...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 07-28-2006
Replies: 10
Views: 1,942
Posted By HansDerHase
But it feels almost like a RF :-) At least it...

But it feels almost like a RF :-) At least it feels as close to a RF as a DSLR could get.

That said it's the most afordable digital RF(almost) on the market right now.. :)
Forum: Other RF 07-27-2006
Replies: 19
Views: 1,717
Posted By HansDerHase
Ok CL-Guys. Here is a question from one who...

Ok CL-Guys. Here is a question from one who considers hunting down one of those...

As I have never look through a CL viewfinder. And as my second biggest concern in a camera next to the lens is the...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 07-16-2006
Replies: 25
Views: 1,699
Posted By HansDerHase
Yes, go for GIMP! But you have to stay with 8Bit...

Yes, go for GIMP! But you have to stay with 8Bit à channel for now. Hope to see a stable version of Glasgow (http://www.cinepaint.org (http://www.cinepaint.org/)) soon. For (free) Photoshop plug-ins...
Forum: Other RF 06-26-2006
Replies: 3
Views: 3,355
Posted By HansDerHase
Not exactly for a Vito B, but the Vitmatic II and...

Not exactly for a Vito B, but the Vitmatic II and Vito BR should come close..

http://www.butkus.org/chinon/voigtlander_pdf/voigtlander_pdf_manuals.htm
Forum: Off Topic 06-26-2006
Replies: 10
Views: 707
Posted By HansDerHase
Up for some photo critiques?

...then check this out..

http://theonlinephotographer.blogspot.com/2006/06/great-photographers-on-internet.html

LOL ;)
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-26-2006
Replies: 24
Views: 943
Posted By HansDerHase
Yes..

Buttons / Smilies dont's work when writing a message.

Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; de; rv:1.8.0.2) Gecko/20060308 Firefox/1.5.0.2

JavaScript enabled. Java disabled.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-23-2006
Replies: 90
Views: 3,710
Posted By HansDerHase
I like the current look. Why change it?

I like the current look. Why change it?
Forum: Other RF 06-21-2006
Replies: 20
Views: 3,238
Posted By HansDerHase
Yes. flower is out of focus. This was the first...

Yes. flower is out of focus. This was the first roll and the rangefinder was still slightly off. Wide open at closest focus distance has the least DOF. Acually about 8 cm in this case (CoC 0,03) so...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-21-2006
Replies: 25
Views: 1,619
Posted By HansDerHase
But none out of that 10 will be "confident"...

But none out of that 10 will be "confident" enough to get as close as the 28mm demands and then fire of a flash right into the face of their victim (Yakuza!). :)

..and that is essential to get...
Forum: Other RF 06-21-2006
Replies: 20
Views: 3,238
Posted By HansDerHase
Here is my...

Here is my bokeh-test.
http://www.rangefinderforum.com/photopost/uploads/3856/Ricoh.jpg
Ricoh 500G, f2.8, focus at 3 ft

...actually this was the very first picture i took with my Ricoh...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-21-2006
Replies: 9
Views: 806
Posted By HansDerHase
If you are good at mental aritchmetic: EV 15 =...

If you are good at mental aritchmetic:

EV 15 = "Sunny 16" (at ISO 100)

so

EV 15 = 1/125 @ f16

I use that as a starting point. Thats a pretty good training for your brain btw. Especially when your...
Forum: Other RF 06-20-2006
Replies: 20
Views: 3,238
Posted By HansDerHase
I almost went for a Rollei XF 35 too, but then...

I almost went for a Rollei XF 35 too, but then decided to stay away because t's a point-an-shoot ...er, except for th manual focus. that is... And it's supposed to be loaded with at most 400 ASA....
Forum: Other RF 06-20-2006
Replies: 20
Views: 3,238
Posted By HansDerHase
I can only second Jocko. That's not only because...

I can only second Jocko.

That's not only because this cute litte Ricoh was my "first love" that started my GAS. I still prefere it to almost all my other gear for its usability (except maybe the...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 06-06-2006
Replies: 21
Views: 1,595
Posted By HansDerHase
I don't think that what we see in the scan's dark...

I don't think that what we see in the scan's dark areas is thermal noise of the CCD.

Looks more like a posterization effect (scanner operating at the edge of its value-range; try scanning the dark...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-12-2006
Replies: 22
Views: 3,567
Posted By HansDerHase
There is an interesting read about...

There is an interesting read about photothermography over here (http://www.imaging.org/resources/web_tutorials/photothermography.cfm).

The not so faint-hearted could check out some patents at...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 05-11-2006
Replies: 29
Views: 3,445
Posted By HansDerHase
Congrats John. You even got an original cap....

Congrats John. You even got an original cap. Something I'm still missing :mad:.

I was lucky to find an original shade though :D - not that you need one, as the front element is almost a "build in"...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 05-09-2006
Replies: 29
Views: 3,445
Posted By HansDerHase
Voigländer offered a more economical lens in the...

Voigländer offered a more economical lens in the C line models and all later models as an alternative to the Color-Skopar. They called it Lanthar and AFAIK it differed form the Skopars in the use of...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 05-09-2006
Replies: 29
Views: 3,445
Posted By HansDerHase
I'd say the Vitomatic IIa Ultron and IIIb are the...

I'd say the Vitomatic IIa Ultron and IIIb are the high point in the Vito-Line. What unfortunatly also means that they are rarly seen on the bay and sell for the most bucks.

Of the two of mine I...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 05-08-2006
Replies: 29
Views: 3,445
Posted By HansDerHase
I too love my two Voigtländer. A Vito BL and a...

I too love my two Voigtländer. A Vito BL and a Vitomatic IIa. ;)

Unfortunatly the viewfinder of the Vitomatic is a little hazy.

Anyone knows how to clean it? Seems like the viewfinder is a closed...
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 03-15-2006
Replies: 78
Views: 7,937
Posted By HansDerHase
Yup, this is a firmware-update. Maybe we gona see...

Yup, this is a firmware-update. Maybe we gona see the "s" handpainted on the remaining bodys. :)
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 03-15-2006
Replies: 43
Views: 1,521
Posted By HansDerHase
Stephanie, I wouldn't care to much about S-Curves...

Stephanie, I wouldn't care to much about S-Curves in composition, care about them in the digital darkroom :cool:.

Actually the first of your pics is very appealling to me. It doesn't reach out an...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 03-08-2006
Replies: 12
Views: 999
Posted By HansDerHase
Today washingtonpost.com...

Today washingtonpost.com (http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/photo/) features some pictures of and by him here...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-07-2006
Replies: 65
Views: 6,427
Posted By HansDerHase
AFAIK there are indeed some design decisions in...

AFAIK there are indeed some design decisions in lens-design, that trade-off between resolution and local contrast.

Maybe "Leica Glow" means that the design of "glowing" Leica lenses tried to keep it...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-07-2006
Replies: 65
Views: 6,427
Posted By HansDerHase
Coming from a digital world I just heard about...

Coming from a digital world I just heard about the "Leica Glow" so far. Never seen.

Is it about local contrast that makes the picture pop and more 3-Dimensional, like explained here...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 03-07-2006
Replies: 8
Views: 771
Posted By HansDerHase
Develop by Inspection

While reading "The Decisive Moment" online I came across what Richard L. Simon wrote under "A technical Report to Photographers". He wrote about M. Gassmans Pictorial Service that "finishes HCBs...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-28-2006
Replies: 79
Views: 5,529
Posted By HansDerHase
Watching the Video here...

Watching the Video here (http://imaging-resource.com/EVENTS/...MAS06VIDEO.HTML) it looks like it wont feel well balanced in my hand or around my neck. The body is a bit to small, the lens way too...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-16-2006
Replies: 21
Views: 1,131
Posted By HansDerHase
Maybe it's because I've been infected by GAS just...

Maybe it's because I've been infected by GAS just for two years now. But why would someone toss a lens? :confused:

Toss 'em over here. :D
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 02-02-2006
Replies: 20
Views: 1,408
Posted By HansDerHase
Hm. Reading that article made me sad and angry....

Hm. Reading that article made me sad and angry. :mad:

Now that the megapixel race seems to be over (finally) I was hoping to see something in the line of what Mike Jonhston is hoping for in ‘DMD’:...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 02-01-2006
Replies: 10
Views: 848
Posted By HansDerHase
Guess if your computer is too small for PS then...

Guess if your computer is too small for PS then it's to small for The GIMP (http://www.gimp.org) either. I like IrfanView (http://www.irfanview.com/) for quick image manipulations. It will scale your...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-31-2006
Replies: 27
Views: 1,816
Posted By HansDerHase
Guess you mean "colors that pop". AFAIK pastell...

Guess you mean "colors that pop". AFAIK pastell is more like low-saturated creamy colors.

Anyways. I fell in love with Sensia 400 (slide film) lately. Prefer it to Superia. The colors do not pop...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 01-05-2006
Replies: 7
Views: 1,054
Posted By HansDerHase
For a cheap and almost instant rangefinder check...

For a cheap and almost instant rangefinder check this out:

DIY Rangefinder (http://www.dofmaster.com/rangefinder.html)
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-04-2006
Replies: 33
Views: 1,525
Posted By HansDerHase
Well the confusion might come from that you equal...

Well the confusion might come from that you equal f-number with aperture-diameter. This is only true at the same focal length (yes mr. lens-designer it also depends on the lens design but we are...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 12-07-2005
Replies: 14
Views: 2,322
Posted By HansDerHase
It ain't no Leica :mad:, but for me a Kiev makes...

It ain't no Leica :mad:, but for me a Kiev makes for pretty good shooter if you can live with the lesser build quality. Stay away from Leica anyways, because after you've look through a (M class)...
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