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Forum: Off Topic 01-11-2015
Replies: 4
Views: 670
Posted By ALN
Je Suis Charlie.... Regards, Al

Je Suis Charlie....

Regards,
Al
Forum: Off Topic 08-02-2014
Replies: 19
Views: 1,189
Posted By ALN
Here are five of my favorites. No particular...

Here are five of my favorites. No particular order:

1. Kind Hearts and Coronets
2. Paths of Glory
3. Seven Samurai
4. Amelie
5. Lord of the Rings (original Trilogy)

Regards,
Al
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-11-2013
Replies: 19
Views: 1,543
Posted By ALN
Yes, I know exactly what Pablito is referring to....

Yes, I know exactly what Pablito is referring to. I`m old enough
to remember it without needing Wiki. That was an injustice and a tragedy
for those innocent people. Not everyone agrees with the...
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-11-2013
Replies: 19
Views: 1,543
Posted By ALN
One year ago today, you posted essentially the...

One year ago today, you posted essentially the same comment in another
thread remembering 9/11. It has nothing to do with a [I]"hugely powerful
nation that purports to stand for freedom and...
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-11-2013
Replies: 19
Views: 1,543
Posted By ALN
I agree with you 100%. This makes realize why I...

I agree with you 100%. This makes realize why I come RFF less and
less. It's beginning to make me think it's not worth the effort to log on.

Regards,
Al
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-17-2013
Replies: 40
Views: 3,624
Posted By ALN
Excuse me, but was that blanket insult really...

Excuse me, but was that blanket insult really necessary?

Al
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 08-13-2013
Replies: 191
Views: 102,105
Posted By ALN
Priceless! Regards, Al

Priceless!

Regards,
Al
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-16-2013
Replies: 768
Views: 328,629
Posted By ALN
Wow. Great bow shot. Looks to be a Lockheed S3...

Wow. Great bow shot. Looks to be a Lockheed S3 Viking perched
on deck. Love all these pics.

Al
Forum: Leica Screw Mount Copies 04-23-2013
Replies: 20
Views: 2,557
Posted By ALN
If memory serves me correctly, back in the day...

If memory serves me correctly, back in the day (1960`s), Nicca/Tower made some Leica Barnack copies with a flipping back a`la Leica M`s.

Al
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 03-12-2013
Replies: 17
X3
Views: 978
Posted By ALN
+1 If that were to really be the X3 , I`d be...

+1

If that were to really be the X3 , I`d be tempted to invest in
a crate load of X2`s.

Actually, if you follow the link to the designer`s site, he explains that
it is a "personal project...
Forum: Off Topic 02-26-2013
Replies: 5
Views: 522
Posted By ALN
Wink There must have been a sudden price hike. The...

There must have been a sudden price hike. The previous 29
sold @ L3.49 ;)


Al
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-04-2012
Replies: 31
Views: 2,208
Posted By ALN
Mint-a-licious Al

Mint-a-licious


Al
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-21-2012
Replies: 5,588
Views: 972,599
Posted By ALN
Ha-ha, ain't that the truth ;) I suspect that...

Ha-ha, ain't that the truth ;) I suspect that it's more fun for
you to post individually. I know it's more fun for me to
see them that way. Kudos and keep them coming.

Regards,
Al
Forum: Sony NEX APS-C format 05-18-2012
Replies: 20
Views: 3,160
Posted By ALN
Hello. I've not used a NEX yet, but had used a...

Hello. I've not used a NEX yet, but had used a Panny G1 for a while. IIRC, there is
a setting on that camera called "Pre AF". I think it focused constantly (even without
pressing the shutter...
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-28-2012
Replies: 18
Views: 3,053
Posted By ALN
Exactly. It's refreshing to get an alternative...

Exactly. It's refreshing to get an alternative perspective on what
can be a difficult situation. Thanks for the advice.

Regards,
Al
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 03-30-2012
Replies: 86
Views: 6,180
Posted By ALN
Wink 100% agree on the first part. Second part is a...

100% agree on the first part.

Second part is a little less ambitious. I just want someone
to fit the guts of a NEX-7/5n into my Leica IIIf. ;)

Al
Forum: Cameras in the Movies / TV / Media 03-14-2012
Replies: 156
Views: 9,709
Posted By ALN
In no particular order and woefully incomplete: ...

In no particular order and woefully incomplete:

Kind Hearts and Coronets
Paths of Glory
The Searchers
The Joy Luck Club
Dinner Rush
Lord of the Rings x 3

Oh, and almost any 1950's B/W...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-23-2011
Replies: 3
Views: 815
Posted By ALN
You might want to try a method that has brought...

You might want to try a method that has brought me great success
in all such acquisitions.

Be up-front with her.
Involve her in your decision.

Oh.....I almost forgot the most important part.
Cry...
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 03-05-2011
Replies: 7
Views: 1,054
Posted By ALN
Thanks much. This will be an interesting read. ...

Thanks much. This will be an interesting read.

Regards,
Al
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-26-2011
Replies: 11
Views: 1,675
Posted By ALN
Aha!

So the M5 was originaly designed as a pinhole camera? ;)


Regards,
Al
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 01-25-2011
Replies: 180
Views: 18,147
Posted By ALN
Hmmmm. Or deleteing some of their old posts? ;) ...

Hmmmm. Or deleteing some of their old posts? ;)

Seriously though, if this camera is not someone`s cup of tea, it may appeal
to others (like me). So why waste your own time peeing on...
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-29-2010
Replies: 37
Views: 2,855
Posted By ALN
Shhhhhhhhhhhh! Not so loud! P.S. Does a...

Shhhhhhhhhhhh! Not so loud!


P.S.
Does a tele-extender count? :(


Regards,
A
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-29-2010
Replies: 37
Views: 2,855
Posted By ALN
Wink Yes. Desk and sofa. My usually tolerant wife...

Yes. Desk and sofa.

My usually tolerant wife drew the line at the
night table beside the bed.... :eek: :o

Regards,
Al
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 09-26-2010
Replies: 33
Views: 6,715
Posted By ALN
Let`s really go Reto. How about Bakelite ?.........

Let`s really go Reto. How about Bakelite ?...... ;)


Seriously though, my personal opinion is that it looks just
fine. But then again it may because I`m of that age. Hope
it works works as well as...
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 08-27-2010
Replies: 165
Views: 22,393
Posted By ALN
Ha Ha. Actually that might be the best solution...

Ha Ha. Actually that might be the best solution for all of us.

Unfortunately, I`m afraid there are some who could not resist
the urge to tutor you on the proper Ph level of your pool water. :bang:
...
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 08-27-2010
Replies: 165
Views: 22,393
Posted By ALN
I think you`ve illuminated (no pun intended) the...

I think you`ve illuminated (no pun intended) the issue quite well here
Paul ( at least for me ). I hope this can ease some of the fireworks and
put the discussion back on track for this...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-22-2010
Replies: 22
Views: 1,854
Posted By ALN
Now I`m really confused

I think I`ll hold out for the overweighted photographer thread. :o


Regards,
Al
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-15-2010
Replies: 11
Views: 1,192
Posted By ALN
NO! NO! Tomorrow is the serious day. Today we...

NO! NO! Tomorrow is the serious day.


Today we laugh. :D


Regards,
Al
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 06-29-2010
Replies: 15
Views: 1,423
Posted By ALN
Let he among you who is without sin, cast the...

Let he among you who is without sin, cast the first stone.

Amen.

Regards,
Al :angel:
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 06-19-2010
Replies: 17
Views: 2,535
Posted By ALN
Thanks. This figure is so life-like that it...

Thanks. This figure is so life-like that it looked to me to be a Movie Photo.
Just saw the movie (again) last week on one of the cable channels and
must have had it on my mind. I`ve got to try to...
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 06-19-2010
Replies: 17
Views: 2,535
Posted By ALN
Desi?

Ha ha ha.
Hello Brian. Just love this shot (pun intended).
By the way, is this Desi Arnaz in the movie Bataan?

Regards,
Al
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 06-10-2010
Replies: 8
Views: 1,680
Posted By ALN
I like all three, but #1 is just plain....sweet! ...

I like all three, but #1 is just plain....sweet!

Regards,
Al
Forum: Sony NEX APS-C format 06-01-2010
Replies: 271
Views: 51,235
Posted By ALN
I hope the thread does not get terminated "with...

I hope the thread does not get terminated "with extreme predjudice". :D

Regards,
Al
Forum: RFF News 04-19-2010
Replies: 85
Views: 9,063
Posted By ALN
Welcome

Congratulations to the new, and a belated thanks to the veteran Mods.
Let`s hope that the rest of us don`t make their jobs any more difficult
than need be :angel:.

Regards,
Al
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-16-2010
Replies: 16
Views: 1,262
Posted By ALN
I suppose it`s a testament to the competitive...

I suppose it`s a testament to the competitive urge to
out-bid......even on a scam. ;)

Regards,
Al
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-16-2010
Replies: 16
Views: 1,262
Posted By ALN
The strange thing is that if you look in the bid...

The strange thing is that if you look in the bid history, someone
bid $665,900 before that! :eek:

Regards,
Al
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-16-2010
Replies: 16
Views: 1,262
Posted By ALN
If you look at the other items the "seller" has...

If you look at the other items the "seller" has up for auction, you`ll see
that they also have the BIN $1700 feature in the description. I`m thinking
of e-mailing to see if I actually "recive" an...
Forum: Scale Focus 35's 04-12-2010
Replies: 23
Views: 3,985
Posted By ALN
Hello fbf: Yes, I`ve used this type of adapter on...

Hello fbf:
Yes, I`ve used this type of adapter on an SE that I owned several years
ago (since sold), and it worked quite well for me. At the time, it was sold
by Minox. I think criscam.com still...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 04-08-2010
Replies: 123
Views: 10,069
Posted By ALN
Thanks for the PM filmfan. As i said in my PM to...

Thanks for the PM filmfan. As i said in my PM to your PM (!), I also was venting
over my reluctance to log in lately (in view of some recent contentious threads
on the Forum). But that`s not a reason...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 04-08-2010
Replies: 123
Views: 10,069
Posted By ALN
Thumbs down You are not ruining my day. You are just helping...

You are not ruining my day. You are just helping to ruin this Forum :D

Regards,
Al
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 04-08-2010
Replies: 123
Views: 10,069
Posted By ALN
I liked the earlier version of this post that...

I liked the earlier version of this post that you`ve edited (at least twice)
before the "just trying to stir things up" part. And that`s the trouble around
here lately - people trying to stir shyte...
Forum: Hardware / Computers / Drives / etc 04-07-2010
Replies: 35
Views: 2,947
Posted By ALN
Yes, I`ve used them once for a non-photographic...

Yes, I`ve used them once for a non-photographic product(Vornado fan).
No problems with the purchase and included the manufacturer`s warranty.
It was on "sale" at a much lower price than other...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-05-2010
Replies: 7,473
Views: 3,826,534
Posted By ALN
You don`t have to thank me, I`m just...

You don`t have to thank me, I`m just truthin`:angel:. BTW, the photo
itself is also appealing. It is very evocative and shows off the MP`s lines
great effect. If I were Leica (!), I`d consider...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-05-2010
Replies: 7,473
Views: 3,826,534
Posted By ALN
Beautiful !

I don`t think it gets much classier than this folks. Just beautiful.

Regards,
Al
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 03-30-2010
Replies: 449
Views: 49,702
Posted By ALN
Mr. Coffee? Ha ha ha Espresso Mode anyone? ;) ...

Mr. Coffee? Ha ha ha

Espresso Mode anyone? ;)


Regards,
Al
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 03-25-2010
Replies: 98
Views: 21,420
Posted By ALN
WoW! emerica, those shots show great results. I...

WoW!

emerica, those shots show great results. I really love the
composition and feel of the third (pool table) photo. :)


Regards,
Al
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 03-22-2010
Replies: 15
Views: 2,345
Posted By ALN
Ha ha ha. Thanks again - it makes more sense to...

Ha ha ha.

Thanks again - it makes more sense to me now. :o

Regards,
Al
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 03-22-2010
Replies: 15
Views: 2,345
Posted By ALN
Thanks Finder. :D Regards, Al

Thanks Finder. :D

Regards,
Al
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 03-22-2010
Replies: 15
Views: 2,345
Posted By ALN
Now I`m really confused

Maybe you can explain something for me. I always thought that the DOF would remain constant for a given lens (assuming same focus distance and f-stop) regardless if mounted on full 35mm frame or...
Forum: Cameras in the Movies / TV / Media 01-21-2010
Replies: 57
Views: 5,808
Posted By ALN
Thanks.

Thanks for the link Keith. I had seen this a while back and was astonished at her work. This time I`ll bookmark it.


Regards,
"crap lover", Al
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 09-26-2009
Replies: 136
Views: 12,052
Posted By ALN
Thanks

Ha ha. Now I can sign off and attend to my real life.


P.S.

I hope this does`nt make me a stress-phobe. :bang:

Al
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 09-25-2009
Replies: 136
Views: 12,052
Posted By ALN
Richard: I agree with you. This is an...

Richard: I agree with you. This is an international site. In the end,
political bashing and proselytizing only serve to inflame and detract
from the experience. :(

Regards,
Al
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 09-25-2009
Replies: 136
Views: 12,052
Posted By ALN
Au contre! Have you not seen the video showing...

Au contre! Have you not seen the video showing the
technician calibrating the rangefinders in Solms? :eek: ;)


Regards,
Al
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 09-24-2009
Replies: 14
Views: 1,115
Posted By ALN
How many megapixels? Huh........what?...

How many megapixels?

Huh........what? :confused:


Al
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 09-23-2009
Replies: 44
Views: 4,130
Posted By ALN
A question of value

Ha ha ha. We sure have come long way on this thread. From the OP`s (partial) query concerning a discount price on a demo model, to
virginity/experience preferences and cellophane wrappers. :angel:
...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 09-22-2009
Replies: 44
Views: 4,130
Posted By ALN
Horses for Courses

I would expect to pay less for a demo. Considering that I am not a
professional photographer, I`ll take the (seemingly heretical) liberty
of regarding a $7000 USD camera body a "rare instrument"....
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 09-20-2009
Replies: 30
Views: 20,795
Posted By ALN
I must admit my guilt also. Old habits die hard....

I must admit my guilt also. Old habits die hard. :bang:


Regards,
Al
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 09-15-2009
Replies: 7
Views: 2,319
Posted By ALN
Personally, I don`t know if that was a dumb...

Personally, I don`t know if that was a dumb question. However if I did,
I ( unlike some of the responders ) would not take the time to post a reply
to something thought trivial. Unfortunately it...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 09-11-2009
Replies: 101
Views: 16,701
Posted By ALN
While the price of the M9 does`nt make economic...

While the price of the M9 does`nt make economic sense for me, I
really, really, really hope Leica sells a lot of them. If someone loves
RF`s then this can only be good for the community.

Thanks,
Al
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 09-11-2009
Replies: 101
Views: 16,701
Posted By ALN
Ouchh

Oh, the tyranny of "numbers"! In a similar vein, it can be said
that even 100% of 15, is still....well....15 :bang: ;)


AL
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 09-03-2009
Replies: 19
Views: 2,621
Posted By ALN
Just a thought

I`d like to remind everyone of the ubiquitous "Photo for illustration
purposes only". Maybe the photographer is just looking at re-runs
of Gilligan`s Island. :angel:
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 09-03-2009
Replies: 19
Views: 2,621
Posted By ALN
On my budget I would only be able to afford the...

On my budget I would only be able to afford the Looney Tunes
jelly jar edition. :(

Regards
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 09-03-2009
Replies: 19
Views: 2,621
Posted By ALN
Ha ha ha ha. I think you both are on to something...

Ha ha ha ha. I think you both are on to something here. This
could be the perfect street photography stealth mode. It just
looks like he`s taking a nip of his.....err.....medicine. ;)

Regards,
Al
Forum: RFF News 09-02-2009
Replies: 29
Views: 4,613
Posted By ALN
You are correct of course - and with emphasis on...

You are correct of course - and with emphasis on gain knowledge. ;)

My "real deal" is the existence and access to this site.


Thanks,
Al
Forum: RFF News 09-02-2009
Replies: 29
Views: 4,613
Posted By ALN
Ha ha ha....luv that. Ouchh - just fell off my...

Ha ha ha....luv that. Ouchh - just fell off my chair:)

Thanks
Al
Forum: Leica Q / CL/ T / X Series 09-02-2009
Replies: 115
Views: 25,893
Posted By ALN
I`m still wondering about the sensor size. If...

I`m still wondering about the sensor size. If it`s m4/3, the 24mm lens
equates to 48mm. If it is APS-C size, then it`s 35mm or so equiv. If my memory serves me, the original link gave a spec of 35mm...
Forum: RFF News 09-02-2009
Replies: 29
Views: 4,613
Posted By ALN
Oooopps

Ha ha ha ha. I`m half Sicilian and half Napolitan, so I might get a
professional courtesy "special dispensation." :angel:


Thanks,
Al
Forum: Leica Q / CL/ T / X Series 09-02-2009
Replies: 115
Views: 25,893
Posted By ALN
Who Knows?

Maybe it`s a periscope.......to look out for all the bashers ;)


Al
Forum: Leica Q / CL/ T / X Series 09-02-2009
Replies: 115
Views: 25,893
Posted By ALN
Not sad - just more choice

That`s why ice cream comes in different flavors. No one is forced to
taste or buy. :D


Al
Forum: Leica Q / CL/ T / X Series 09-02-2009
Replies: 115
Views: 25,893
Posted By ALN
If this is a real picture, then yes, it might be...

If this is a real picture, then yes, it might be a fixed lens. The (smaller) aperture dial at the top rear seems to only show f2.8 to f16. Interestingly, both the aperture and shutter speed dials...
Forum: RFF News 09-01-2009
Replies: 29
Views: 4,613
Posted By ALN
Hmmmmmm.......Canolis......Luv `em.:) P.S. My...

Hmmmmmm.......Canolis......Luv `em.:)

P.S.
My cardiologist has pre-signed my death certificate:bang:

Al
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 08-15-2009
Replies: 60
Views: 9,628
Posted By ALN
Ooooops

Thanks for the info Bobbie.


P.S.
I`d like to add that I ordered The Prisoner (complete series) this morning.
The strangest thing about it is the first time I`ve ever gotten non-photographic GAS...
Forum: Travel 08-14-2009
Replies: 48
Views: 4,277
Posted By ALN
I just don`t understand what this whole...

I just don`t understand what this whole controversy is about. If it`s printed in the NYT, then it must be true.:rolleyes:

Regards
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 08-14-2009
Replies: 60
Views: 9,628
Posted By ALN
Wink The Prisoner was one of the best TV shows ever...

The Prisoner was one of the best TV shows ever offered in the U.S. (naturally we had to import it from England :bang: ). Patrick McGoohan is a favorite of mine, and many TV buffs proffer that his...
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-08-2009
Replies: 13
Views: 1,108
Posted By ALN
Great! I can set this up when I have my friends...

Great! I can set this up when I have my friends ov..... Oh wait. I don`t have any friends. :(
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 08-06-2009
Replies: 22
Views: 4,592
Posted By ALN
At last!

Rumor has it that a "HCB" Creative Mode will finally be included. ;)


Regards,
Al
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 07-31-2009
Replies: 64
Views: 3,493
Posted By ALN
Huh?

I`m embarrassed to say that I think I`ve missed something in this thread.
The OP states in post # 61 that , via email, the buyer confirmed his/her
satisfaction with the delivered item. Why then the...
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 06-13-2009
Replies: 18
Views: 1,264
Posted By ALN
Not so fast!

Hmmmmm.....now just exactly what day is that Oly E-P1 going
to be officially unveiled? ;)


Regards,
Al
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 06-03-2009
Replies: 35
Views: 4,578
Posted By ALN
Must take a lot of black tape to cover that red...

Must take a lot of black tape to cover that red dot.


oops.
Forum: RFF Polls 05-29-2009
Replies: 62
Views: 7,856
Posted By ALN
I try always to use a hood. Not only for...

I try always to use a hood. Not only for flare/contrast but also for protection of the lens.

Sometimes I`m a wee bit......uh.......clumsy.

Al
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-09-2009
Replies: 4
Views: 743
Posted By ALN
".....and if you use the Buy-it-Now feature we...

".....and if you use the Buy-it-Now feature we will include a FREE Leica M8 ( just pay for the
extra shipping and handling )......."
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-01-2009
Replies: 23
Views: 1,710
Posted By ALN
Wow! But how good if the h-eye ISO performance?

Wow! But how good if the h-eye ISO performance?
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-27-2009
Replies: 95
Views: 7,085
Posted By ALN
Absolutely agree. I noticed he had not posted...

Absolutely agree. I noticed he had not posted recently and got a little
worried at the first posts :o. Hope he comes back, but whatever he decides..
best of luck to him.

Thanks
Al
Forum: Optics Theory - 02-25-2009
Replies: 6
Views: 1,191
Posted By ALN
HI. CameraQuest used to (and may still) offer...

HI. CameraQuest used to (and may still) offer various SLR mount to Leica M mount adapters.
As to how one would actually use a uncoupled self- focus lens on a M........well, I just don`t
know. Would...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 02-17-2009
Replies: 1
Views: 744
Posted By ALN
Yes, they are up there, and they`re beautiful ! ...

Yes, they are up there, and they`re beautiful !

Thanks,
Al
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 11-05-2008
Replies: 4
Views: 885
Posted By ALN
She`s adorable. Reminds me of my little pumpkin....

She`s adorable. Reminds me of my little pumpkin. Can it be that she`s actually 40 years old now? Time sure does fly! Document these years well and enjoy each day - once they are gone they`ll be gone...
Forum: Off Topic 09-20-2008
Replies: 143
Views: 10,066
Posted By ALN
Take a deep breath....serenity.

LOL


quote: If you don`t like it, stay out of it!

Seriously Olsen, I thought I was! :bang: My last posts were an
attempt to turn down the heat. Look at the heading of the...
Forum: Off Topic 09-20-2008
Replies: 143
Views: 10,066
Posted By ALN
Peace

Hello Pitxu:
I think you are the voice of sanity right now. Unfortunatley, I gave in
to my less noble instincts and contributed to the rancor - and that is
definately not I come to this website for.
...
Forum: Off Topic 09-20-2008
Replies: 143
Views: 10,066
Posted By ALN
Dear Olsen: I must say, you do have a sense of...

Dear Olsen:

I must say, you do have a sense of humor. :D

And no, I don`t really want to see anyone`s financial information.

Regards ;)
Al
Forum: Off Topic 09-20-2008
Replies: 143
Views: 10,066
Posted By ALN
Full Disclosure

Hello Olsen,

I have to admit - I`ve become more and more intrigued by your political
and economic philosophies. Since you have the gang engaged in a meaningful debate, can you please publish...
Forum: Off Topic 09-19-2008
Replies: 143
Views: 10,066
Posted By ALN
Agenda

Dear Roger,

Thank you for your thoughtful reply, I`ll try to explain more fully.

1. How do you distinguish between opinion and agenda?
I don`t believe there is a universal standard for that....
Forum: Off Topic 09-18-2008
Replies: 143
Views: 10,066
Posted By ALN
BRAVO !! Whenever I follow threads that go...

BRAVO !!

Whenever I follow threads that go where this one is going, I tend to wonder at what point the opinions of our resident political and economic savants morph into agenda.

It`s really...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 09-18-2008
Replies: 59
Views: 11,536
Posted By ALN
Help!

LOL

I just sprayed my monitor with espresso, and I`m having trouble catching my breath :D
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 09-18-2008
Replies: 83
Views: 8,479
Posted By ALN
Another Poll?

Ha Ha Ha :)

I think the next one should be : Are you a lefty or a righty ?

.....and NO, I don`t mean political beliefs. :bang:

Regards,
Al
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 09-18-2008
Replies: 25
Views: 3,007
Posted By ALN
Don`t get too twisted just yet fellas. I think (...

Don`t get too twisted just yet fellas. I think ( I hope ! ) this poll is a little
tongue-in-cheek.

Regards,
Al
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 09-14-2008
Replies: 8
Views: 1,704
Posted By ALN
Seeing that makes me want to think twice about to...

Seeing that makes me want to think twice about to whom I send my Leicas for service!

Regards,
Al
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-03-2008
Replies: 39
Views: 3,388
Posted By ALN
My favorite description was....."almost mint...

My favorite description was....."almost mint PLUS".... and as for the photos, sometimes they have the clarity of your typical Bigfoot snapshot.

Regards,
Al
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 09-01-2008
Replies: 6
Views: 1,454
Posted By ALN
Thanks to all for your help. Regards Al

Thanks to all for your help.
Regards
Al
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 08-28-2008
Replies: 6
Views: 1,454
Posted By ALN
LTM/M39/L39 Questions

Hello to all.

I`ve been looking at some FSU LTM lenses ( Jupiter-9 85mm f2 in particular)
to use with an adapter on my M4-2 and Bessa R3A RF`s. Some lenses are described as M39 and others as...
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 08-22-2008
Replies: 25
Views: 2,237
Posted By ALN
So we can solve a puzzle ? :bang: OK...I...

So we can solve a puzzle ? :bang:

OK...I guess... stop making the R-D1 ? :confused:

Best,
Al
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-26-2007
Replies: 7
Views: 1,040
Posted By ALN
The hot shoe serial # is for a M4-2. I have a M4...

The hot shoe serial # is for a M4-2. I have a M4 and a M4-2. Why didn`t I think of this first?
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-26-2007
Replies: 7
Views: 1,040
Posted By ALN
Smile New model M4 -- designed by committee?

Hi to all. Just saw this on egregiousBay ... item # 250180489512...(Sorry, I don`t know how to link. I`m barely computer literate)

I love the dual serial numbers. Yikes!!
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-09-2007
Replies: 11
Views: 1,000
Posted By ALN
Hi. I saw that a little earlier. It even has a 3...

Hi. I saw that a little earlier. It even has a 3 day money back privliege. Hmmmmm....I wonder if the shipping is also refunded....Nahhh.


Al
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