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Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 3 Weeks Ago
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Posted By eckhardf
I've chosen black paint over brass...it will...

I've chosen black paint over brass...it will become brass eventually. Life is a journey; not a destination! :D;)

(hope I've got enough journey left!!!)
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 815
Views: 42,232
Posted By eckhardf
Hi Kevin, Will the custom engraving be in white...

Hi Kevin,

Will the custom engraving be in white paint? (I notice that the word "prototype" in your photo's is in red paint)

Chris.

(ps. thank's for your email.)
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 815
Views: 42,232
Posted By eckhardf
"Summicron" nicely! :eek::D

"Summicron" nicely! :eek::D
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 10-07-2019
Replies: 815
Views: 42,232
Posted By eckhardf
I'm in Australia by the way....hope this doesn't...

I'm in Australia by the way....hope this doesn't make me ineligible....
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 10-04-2019
Replies: 815
Views: 42,232
Posted By eckhardf
Raid; The bronze lens looks fantastic for sure,...

Raid;

The bronze lens looks fantastic for sure, and may well end up being worth more as a "unique" lens

I'm a street photographer; so anything that reduces "catching the eye" helps: hence black...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 10-04-2019
Replies: 815
Views: 42,232
Posted By eckhardf
Hi Kevin; I'm confirming my interest from an...

Hi Kevin;

I'm confirming my interest from an earlier post: please put me on the list for a black paint lens.

If there is any possibility of the maker allocating serial numbers: a lens with multiple...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 09-29-2019
Replies: 27
Views: 1,175
Posted By eckhardf
I think the shutter sounds might differ between...

I think the shutter sounds might differ between the type 240 and 262?

I am guessing that the sound of the 240 shutter might be fractionally louder or longer as it needs to revert to an open (sensor...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 08-07-2019
Replies: 815
Views: 42,232
Posted By eckhardf
This looks like a replica "done right" i.e. with...

This looks like a replica "done right" i.e. with a lot of care and attention to detail. Respect to the maker.

I am highly interested in a black paint M-mount and even more interested in a black...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 07-11-2019
Replies: 18
Views: 895
Posted By eckhardf
Sigma 45mm F2.8 DG DN L-mount lens - Thoughts

Sigma has just announced a very nice looking 45mm lens for full frame. Its an L-mount...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 04-20-2019
Replies: 44
Views: 2,420
Posted By eckhardf
Is this a new Leica advertisement? Are they...

Is this a new Leica advertisement? Are they trying to promote their brand...if so...where are the digital Leicas or what place do they have in this promotion?
Forum: Photo Software 03-06-2019
Replies: 5
Views: 793
Posted By eckhardf
I'm keen to hear thoughts about Exposure as...

I'm keen to hear thoughts about Exposure as well.... especially how it handles Fuji X files.

You can download a free 30 day trial. I've done that but am waiting till I have a good block of spare...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 02-10-2019
Replies: 48
Views: 1,674
Posted By eckhardf
Isn't the Canon 25mm f3.5 also a topogon...

Isn't the Canon 25mm f3.5 also a topogon copy??..I have one of those.
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 11-30-2018
Replies: 176
Views: 11,195
Posted By eckhardf
Tabs are fab...give the stick the flick!

Tabs are fab...give the stick the flick!
Forum: RFF News 10-21-2018
Replies: 151
Views: 8,991
Posted By eckhardf
Hmmm...it has frame lines for 28/35 and 40/50mm;...

Hmmm...it has frame lines for 28/35 and 40/50mm; this suggests full-frame to me - apsc crop factor is 1.5x and m3/4 is 2x - not many M-mount lenses around to fit the frame lines with these ratios....
Forum: RFF News 10-20-2018
Replies: 151
Views: 8,991
Posted By eckhardf
Coincidence? - Hippolyte Pixii (1808-1835): "An...

Coincidence? - Hippolyte Pixii (1808-1835): "An instrument maker from Paris, France. In 1832 he built an early form of alternating current electrical generator." Wikipedia.
Forum: Fuji Digital General Discussion 07-18-2018
Replies: 47
Views: 4,078
Posted By eckhardf
DPReview has news up on its site now: shipping in...

DPReview has news up on its site now: shipping in August for $500.

https://www.dpreview.com/news/2300775454/fujifilm-xf10-is-a-small-wide-angle-aps-c-compact
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-19-2018
Replies: 391
Views: 84,616
Posted By eckhardf
I've owned a black ZI (now sold) and use a couple...

I've owned a black ZI (now sold) and use a couple of M2's. I have a Minolta Cle for metering duties.

I thought the ZI would be "the One"; it looked beautiful to me and the viewfinder made my M's...
Forum: RFF Polls 12-27-2017
Replies: 71
Views: 3,964
Posted By eckhardf
Done. What sort of people shoot film: those that...

Done.

What sort of people shoot film: those that like to expose themselves!! :D
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 12-23-2017
Replies: 18
Views: 2,219
Posted By eckhardf
If rain, dust and humidity are large concerns;...

If rain, dust and humidity are large concerns; there is always Nikon's Nikonos system of underwater cameras. They are scale focus and have a limited range of lenses (mostly wide) but are nearly...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-12-2017
Replies: 50
Views: 2,796
Posted By eckhardf
I'd love an MD version of the M10 with separate...

I'd love an MD version of the M10 with separate frame lines for 28, 35 and 50mm only. Exposure compensation where the ISO currently is and ISO (with an auto setting) on the rear as per current...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-14-2017
Replies: 78
Views: 4,623
Posted By eckhardf
The Cook The Thief His Wife and Her Lover by...

The Cook The Thief His Wife and Her Lover by Peter Greenaway.

Incredible sense of colour and compostion and a deeply evocative story... what's not to like!?...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 10-03-2017
Replies: 23
Views: 2,241
Posted By eckhardf
Some other great influences (for me anyway)...

Some other great influences (for me anyway) include: Robert Frank, Joseph Koudelka and Lee Freidlander... Also Andre Kertesz and Sebastian Salgado are well worth a look.. Sorry for any mis-spelling...
Forum: Tom Abrahamsson of RapidWinder.com 01-28-2017
Replies: 85
Views: 14,158
Posted By eckhardf
Nice Idea; How about just his initials in a nice...

Nice Idea;

How about just his initials in a nice script on the softie centre? Something like the ones used in Scapevision's suggestion above?
Forum: Tom Abrahamsson of RapidWinder.com 01-09-2017
Replies: 354
Sticky: RIP Tom A
Views: 54,249
Posted By eckhardf
Bon Voyage Tom; you were the sort of person that...

Bon Voyage Tom; you were the sort of person that makes RFF a great place to hang out. I'll miss your posts.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 05-29-2014
Replies: 7
Views: 1,485
Posted By eckhardf
There is also a 28mm 2.8 that was only for air...

There is also a 28mm 2.8 that was only for air use (splash proof only) - I used to own one..
Forum: CSC : Digital Compact System Cameras - 02-03-2012
Replies: 248
Views: 33,048
Posted By eckhardf
What about the GUI?

In general I like the design - refreshing and very "clean". It looks simple when compared to the K5 and I imagine a lot of novice camera users would find it more appealing than traditional dslr...
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 01-07-2012
Replies: 12
Views: 1,574
Posted By eckhardf
You could try a Samsung NX10 or NX11 with either...

You could try a Samsung NX10 or NX11 with either the 20mm f2.8 (30mm equiv) or 30mm f2.0 (45mm equiv) pancake lenses.

They are probably a similar price to the ep2 but have the advantage of a larger...
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