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Forum: Sony Alpha / NEX News / General Discussion 1 Day Ago
Replies: 17
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Posted By Michael Markey
Absolutely .... I`m two generations behind...

Absolutely .... I`m two generations behind .
Still using the A7R2.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 1 Day Ago
Replies: 51
Views: 1,568
Posted By Michael Markey
I agree …. this one showed him working on home...

I agree …. this one showed him working on home ground .
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 2 Days Ago
Replies: 33
Views: 953
Posted By Michael Markey
Ah … thanks . Thought it might be but wasn`t...

Ah … thanks .
Thought it might be but wasn`t sure :)
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 2 Days Ago
Replies: 33
Views: 953
Posted By Michael Markey
That's nice ….. 240 ?

That's nice ….. 240 ?
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 2 Days Ago
Replies: 189
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Posted By Michael Markey
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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 2 Days Ago
Replies: 189
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Posted By Michael Markey
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Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 3 Days Ago
Replies: 51
Views: 1,568
Posted By Michael Markey
Yes ,all too familiar here in the north. Fog we...

Yes ,all too familiar here in the north.
Fog we called it when we were sent home early from school because you could barely see your hand in front of your face.
I guess it would be called smog these...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 3 Days Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 276
Posted By Michael Markey
Yes thanks for the post. What a shot Godfrey …. !

Yes thanks for the post.
What a shot Godfrey …. !
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 4 Days Ago
Replies: 52
Views: 1,260
Posted By Michael Markey
Agreed . I `ve never understood the hair shirt...

Agreed .
I `ve never understood the hair shirt argument as applied to photography.
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 5 Days Ago
Replies: 52
Views: 1,260
Posted By Michael Markey
Still only film M`s with me but the cost of film...

Still only film M`s with me but the cost of film development soon mounts up.
These latest Leica digitals seem a much better proposition than the earlier models.

Enjoy the 262.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 6 Days Ago
Replies: 51
Views: 1,568
Posted By Michael Markey
Thanks for that. I`ve seen it previously but it`s...

Thanks for that.
I`ve seen it previously but it`s well worth repeating.
His biography "Unresonable Behaviour " is a good but terrifying read.
From being captured and interrogated by Idi Amin`s police...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 1 Week Ago
Replies: 42
Views: 1,044
Posted By Michael Markey
Thanks Nick …. the horse purchase is for a friend...

Thanks Nick …. the horse purchase is for a friend ….. looks like its going to be a long job .
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 1 Week Ago
Replies: 42
Views: 1,044
Posted By Michael Markey
I've always used a black Voitlander finder in the...

I've always used a black Voitlander finder in the shoe of the various Richo models I`ve owned over the years.
It makes a big difference.
Forum: Chris Crawford 1 Week Ago
Replies: 119
Views: 4,796
Posted By Michael Markey
Pleased for Mack …. you`ve done a good job there...

Pleased for Mack …. you`ve done a good job there Chris .
Forum: Photography General Interest 1 Week Ago
Replies: 193
Views: 10,203
Posted By Michael Markey
Yep so do I. BPM4 28 Summicron asph for me .

Yep so do I.
BPM4 28 Summicron asph for me .
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 1 Week Ago
Replies: 42
Views: 1,044
Posted By Michael Markey
Yep …. wish I`d have done that today. Out with a...

Yep …. wish I`d have done that today.
Out with a few friends buying a horse , thought I`d just take some static shots so only took an A7r2 and a 50 cron.
Whole job turned into taking riding shots...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 1 Week Ago
Replies: 42
Views: 1,044
Posted By Michael Markey
I always have a camera with me although this...

I always have a camera with me although this weekend whilst at an horse event I left it in the car because I was asked to shoot video instead.
Of course sod`s law came into play and I saw a still...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 1 Week Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 550
Posted By Michael Markey
That`s interesting , not heard that before...

That`s interesting , not heard that before .
Unfortunately mine starts with 12 :)
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 1 Week Ago
Replies: 490
Views: 92,380
Posted By Michael Markey
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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 1,302
Views: 335,545
Posted By Michael Markey
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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 304
Views: 33,488
Posted By Michael Markey
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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 444
Views: 173,405
Posted By Michael Markey
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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 483
Views: 64,896
Posted By Michael Markey
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Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 1,522
Views: 96,785
Posted By Michael Markey
Stewart (Sparrow) late of this...

Stewart (Sparrow) late of this parish.

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Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 1,522
Views: 96,785
Posted By Michael Markey
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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 1,597
Views: 277,577
Posted By Michael Markey
Thanks Murry . They were indeed a lovely car...

Thanks Murry .
They were indeed a lovely car .
All the old Rovers were .
My boss had one
A colleague at work also use to give me a lift home in his Rover 90.
The doors opened the "wrong way" . He...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 47
Views: 2,041
Posted By Michael Markey
I bet . It 28,50.90 with me. Its food for...

I bet .
It 28,50.90 with me.
Its food for thought.
I get on with the Sony cams but wouldn`t say no to a simpler interface.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 1,597
Views: 277,577
Posted By Michael Markey
Thanks Charles …. just clocked it on my way...

Thanks Charles …. just clocked it on my way home.
Stunning condition for 70/71
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 1,597
Views: 277,577
Posted By Michael Markey
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Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 47
Views: 2,041
Posted By Michael Markey
Ah yes ,get that. A 90 has always been my...

Ah yes ,get that.
A 90 has always been my favourite length.

I tend to only use the 70-200 for the horses.

I`ve been giving some thought to a digital M recently which is why I was curious but if I...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 47
Views: 2,041
Posted By Michael Markey
I have there Leica film bodies but for digital...

I have there Leica film bodies but for digital use the glass on an A7R2.
I also use a Canon 5d3 with a 35/1.4 ,90/1,2 but mostly with the ubiquitous 70-200/2.8.


If I went Leica digital I would miss...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 675
Views: 84,606
Posted By Michael Markey
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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 1,302
Views: 335,545
Posted By Michael Markey
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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 1,302
Views: 335,545
Posted By Michael Markey
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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 675
Views: 84,606
Posted By Michael Markey
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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 1,302
Views: 335,545
Posted By Michael Markey
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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 1,302
Views: 335,545
Posted By Michael Markey
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Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 80
Views: 2,823
Posted By Michael Markey
Agreed. I know the argument runs that its good...

Agreed.
I know the argument runs that its good for the bottom line but do they really need to do this.
I mean really …. it does make them look like a bit of a joke.
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 80
Views: 2,823
Posted By Michael Markey
Wow …. looks a lot worse under that light than...

Wow …. looks a lot worse under that light than it did in the Leica vids.
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 25
Views: 866
Posted By Michael Markey
Yep autofocus and simpler designs.

Yep autofocus and simpler designs.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 2,998
Views: 478,101
Posted By Michael Markey
A7R2 50Summicron...

A7R2 50Summicron V5

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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 2,998
Views: 478,101
Posted By Michael Markey
5D3 70-200/2.8...

5D3 70-200/2.8 mrk2

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Forum: Help / Feedback forum 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 41
Views: 1,447
Posted By Michael Markey
Well this thread has caused me to go back and...

Well this thread has caused me to go back and look at the gallery again.
I`ve been missing out …. wonderful collection of shots .
No matter that the tech - obstacles (well phrased Robert) prevent me...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 1,597
Views: 277,577
Posted By Michael Markey
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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 1,597
Views: 277,577
Posted By Michael Markey
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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 376
Views: 52,191
Posted By Michael Markey
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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 1,597
Views: 277,577
Posted By Michael Markey
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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 1,597
Views: 277,577
Posted By Michael Markey
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Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 16
Views: 1,046
Posted By Michael Markey
Didn`t know that it was out on DVD … only way...

Didn`t know that it was out on DVD … only way that I`ll get to see it in the UK.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 744
Views: 177,024
Posted By Michael Markey
Cafι Cove on the Lancashire coast. a7r2...

Cafι Cove on the Lancashire coast.
a7r2 50cronv5
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Forum: RFF Polls 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 2,891
Views: 1,780,719
Posted By Michael Markey
Friday evening here in the UK . Shot a load of...

Friday evening here in the UK .
Shot a load of horse pics for a friend today …. so the usual for me.

Had a walk along the beach this evening
Off to a country dog show tomorrow
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 2,404
Views: 349,050
Posted By Michael Markey
Smile That`s good to know I`ll reconsider . I was put...

That`s good to know I`ll reconsider .
I was put off by a bad review …. on Amazon.

" I like Robert Frank’s photographs. After reading the book, I don’t particularly like him. His life is easily...
Forum: Photography General Interest 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 235
Views: 5,935
Posted By Michael Markey
I found that it worked much better on Chrome than...

I found that it worked much better on Chrome than Firefox so that's what I use.

Don`t use chrome for anything else.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 2,998
Views: 478,101
Posted By Michael Markey
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Forum: Photography General Interest 06-11-2019
Replies: 108
Views: 2,664
Posted By Michael Markey
That`s why I do it ; that and I don`t like...

That`s why I do it ; that and I don`t like logos.
It`s my only photographic affectation so I`m sticking with it .
Forum: Leica Q / T / X Series 06-07-2019
Replies: 115
Views: 5,251
Posted By Michael Markey
So I heard. I`ve been tempted by the SL . I...

So I heard.

I`ve been tempted by the SL .
I currently use my M glass on an A7R2 and happy with it especially the evf .
It`s hard to go back to an RF after using one …. for me.
I do like what I`ve...
Forum: Film vs Digital 06-07-2019
Replies: 42
Views: 1,374
Posted By Michael Markey
Yes , I have that trouble as well.

Yes , I have that trouble as well.
Forum: Leica Q / T / X Series 06-07-2019
Replies: 115
Views: 5,251
Posted By Michael Markey
There is an expectation the new SL will have the...

There is an expectation the new SL will have the Q2 sensor
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-06-2019
Replies: 7,409
Views: 3,776,907
Posted By Michael Markey
Very pretty Nick ...

Very pretty Nick ...
Forum: Help / Feedback forum 06-05-2019
Replies: 41
Views: 1,447
Posted By Michael Markey
I`ve just been trying to upload again …. takes...

I`ve just been trying to upload again …. takes ages to respond and even after making the file as small as I can it still rejects it.

Ergo I can`t see the point …. I`d rather post to the threads
Forum: Help / Feedback forum 06-05-2019
Replies: 41
Views: 1,447
Posted By Michael Markey
Not uploaded for a few years so just tried again...

Not uploaded for a few years so just tried again .
I remember now ….. takes a long time to respond and then the images are considered to large so everything has to be resized.
Forum: Help / Feedback forum 06-05-2019
Replies: 41
Views: 1,447
Posted By Michael Markey
Yep …. that`s why I stopped using it .

Yep …. that`s why I stopped using it .
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-05-2019
Replies: 35
Views: 741
Posted By Michael Markey
Yep had a few purges ….. sometimes regretted and...

Yep had a few purges ….. sometimes regretted and bought stuff back but on the whole not.

Never gotten rid of M bodies and M lenses but 35mm slrs and compacts have gone.

Digital I have a dslr and an...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 06-04-2019
Replies: 1,302
Views: 335,545
Posted By Michael Markey
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Forum: Jim Lager - Leica Historian 05-31-2019
Replies: 22
Views: 1,025
Posted By Michael Markey
I`ve heard it said that George Lucas copied some...

I`ve heard it said that George Lucas copied some of her shots and angles for his Star Wars films.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-31-2019
Replies: 111
Views: 3,313
Posted By Michael Markey
I have both …. differences are minimal although I...

I have both …. differences are minimal although I prefer the auto frame counter on the M3.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-30-2019
Replies: 27
Views: 1,273
Posted By Michael Markey
Sad also . Some of the parents and grandparents...

Sad also .
Some of the parents and grandparents told me that they had no pictures of their kids growing up and playing because of this ban.
I hasten to add that it wasn`t a children`s match I was...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 05-29-2019
Replies: 80
Views: 2,823
Posted By Michael Markey
Indeed so . Succinct and correct ,as always Keith.

Indeed so .
Succinct and correct ,as always Keith.
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 05-29-2019
Replies: 80
Views: 2,823
Posted By Michael Markey
I`m not so sure . Perception is everything and in...

I`m not so sure .
Perception is everything and in this day and age it is all too easy to let your reputation slip .
Maybe though its been a corporate decision to be more of a fashion brand in which...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-25-2019
Replies: 376
Views: 52,191
Posted By Michael Markey
Nice one Andrea ….

Nice one Andrea ….
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 05-24-2019
Replies: 80
Views: 2,823
Posted By Michael Markey
Not my taste …. pretty awful really but this is...

Not my taste …. pretty awful really but this is how they`re trying to sell it.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EWVB9sib7Sc
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-24-2019
Replies: 235
Views: 5,935
Posted By Michael Markey
Latest news this morning...

Latest news this morning :

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Forum: Photography General Interest 05-24-2019
Replies: 235
Views: 5,935
Posted By Michael Markey
They seem to do their customer interface on...

They seem to do their customer interface on Twitter and seem very open and helpful from what I`ve read.
This is their latest tweet.

"The site is back up. You will likely experience degraded...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-24-2019
Replies: 235
Views: 5,935
Posted By Michael Markey
They`ve just tweeted that they are aware of the...

They`ve just tweeted that they are aware of the log in issues and are working hard to resolve the problem.
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-23-2019
Replies: 235
Views: 5,935
Posted By Michael Markey
It`s up for me but I`m unable to log on.

It`s up for me but I`m unable to log on.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-21-2019
Replies: 27
Views: 1,273
Posted By Michael Markey
I was told no cameras at my local cricket ground...

I was told no cameras at my local cricket ground a few years ago.
Reason ; Children present .
Had a word with the Chairman and got the ok.
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 05-20-2019
Replies: 46
Views: 983
Posted By Michael Markey
Well done and well deserved .

Well done and well deserved .
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 05-18-2019
Replies: 59
Views: 1,791
Posted By Michael Markey
Yep , I rarely take static stuff . My subjects...

Yep , I rarely take static stuff .
My subjects are moving quickly and often in and out of shade so I rely on the camera which is good enough.
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-17-2019
Replies: 29
Views: 531
Posted By Michael Markey
I think that`s the reason why I prefer screens...

I think that`s the reason why I prefer screens .
For thirty years I shot nothing but slide film .
Had a brief hiatus and picked up again twelve years ago ,again with slide film and a Leica...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-17-2019
Replies: 29
Views: 531
Posted By Michael Markey
I see a lot of prints every week at my local...

I see a lot of prints every week at my local Photographic society.
Many of them made by accomplished printers and successful in international competitions.
I still prefer to see them on a screen.

I...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-12-2019
Replies: 35
Views: 1,134
Posted By Michael Markey
Yes I can relate to that. In the early `70`s I...

Yes I can relate to that. In the early `70`s I was helping a friend with concerts and festivals . All the big names of the time : Byrds ,Sonny Terry ,Taylor , Hardin and I didn`t carry a camera ....
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-09-2019
Replies: 51
Views: 2,113
Posted By Michael Markey
I`ve heard this said before although I`ve only...

I`ve heard this said before although I`ve only seen a few prints of his myself as part of a larger exhibit .
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-07-2019
Replies: 35
Views: 1,134
Posted By Michael Markey
I did a ruthless cull of my negs a couple of...

I did a ruthless cull of my negs a couple of years ago .

It`s surprising how much you take does not work and has no emotional value either.
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 05-06-2019
Replies: 147
Views: 15,457
Posted By Michael Markey
Enjoyable thread. Beautiful shots everybody.

Enjoyable thread.
Beautiful shots everybody.
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 05-05-2019
Replies: 47
Views: 2,324
Posted By Michael Markey
Totally agree Peter. Reading reviews by Rockwell...

Totally agree Peter.
Reading reviews by Rockwell or Huff or indeed on this site should be read with caution.
You still have to think for yourself …. it`s your money .
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-29-2019
Replies: 49
Views: 1,807
Posted By Michael Markey
I enjoyed the sixties …. good times and good...

I enjoyed the sixties …. good times and good music.
Thanks for posting Steve.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-23-2019
Replies: 7,409
Views: 3,776,907
Posted By Michael Markey
My BP M4 (1969). It`s worn where you expect it to...

My BP M4 (1969).
It`s worn where you expect it to be. When I look at some BP M`s I just can`t understand the wear pattern .

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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-23-2019
Replies: 17
Views: 643
Posted By Michael Markey
I must admit that I was surprised at the title .

I must admit that I was surprised at the title .
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-22-2019
Replies: 1,597
Views: 277,577
Posted By Michael Markey
Larry … certainly was a size although both old...

Larry … certainly was a size although both old and new US cars are very popular on my stretch of the coast.
Surprisingly the import cost isn`t that expensive …. as for feeding them well …
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-21-2019
Replies: 1,597
Views: 277,577
Posted By Michael Markey
`67...

`67 Catalina


https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/33744387898_f3231d7799_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/TpSNTm)Pontiac Catalina (https://flic.kr/p/TpSNTm) by michael markey...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 04-21-2019
Replies: 21
Views: 2,072
Posted By Michael Markey
Leica 28 Summicron ASPH on an...

Leica 28 Summicron ASPH on an A7R2


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Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 04-21-2019
Replies: 32
Views: 934
Posted By Michael Markey
Taking them is the most interesting part . I must...

Taking them is the most interesting part .
I must admit my interest in them diminishes somewhat after that.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-16-2019
Replies: 94
Views: 2,838
Posted By Michael Markey
Words aren`t failing you Larry …. very honest...

Words aren`t failing you Larry …. very honest ,thoughtful post .
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-16-2019
Replies: 94
Views: 2,838
Posted By Michael Markey
"The Rosace Nord has survived. The South and West...

"The Rosace Nord has survived. The South and West windows were very extensively restored in the 18th and 19th century, but the North Rose Window has stood basically unchanged for 800 years, the glass...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-16-2019
Replies: 94
Views: 2,838
Posted By Michael Markey
I agree and I`m Catholic. I`m not offended...

I agree and I`m Catholic.
I`m not offended although I did wonder why the remark was thrown into a lovely /sad thread about the loss of such beautiful art.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-15-2019
Replies: 94
Views: 2,838
Posted By Michael Markey
Beautiful pictures on a sad day .

Beautiful pictures on a sad day .
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 04-13-2019
Replies: 385
Views: 64,951
Posted By Michael Markey
Hi Alkis. The sort of problems reported with...

Hi Alkis.

The sort of problems reported with smearing ect may be there on wider lenses indeed if you look closely they may possibly be there with my 28 but I don`t scrutinise my pictures that way or...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 04-12-2019
Replies: 385
Views: 64,951
Posted By Michael Markey
I find the Sony bodies work very well . The...

I find the Sony bodies work very well .
The widest I shoot is a 28 Summicron ASPH and don`t see any issues.

I also use it as a second body to my Canon DSLR with Canon 85/1.2 ,70-200/2.8, 35/1.4...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 04-12-2019
Replies: 385
Views: 64,951
Posted By Michael Markey
I feel the same . OK the Sony menus could be...

I feel the same .
OK the Sony menus could be better organised but that was no reason to pay the extra for a Leica body.

As a digital back for my manual focus lenses the Sony is more then adequate...
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 04-10-2019
Replies: 264
Views: 15,744
Posted By Michael Markey
They`re missing him here as...

They`re missing him here as well.
http://www.amateurphotographer.co.uk/forums/threads/into-hospital-tomorrow.138818/page-5

RIP Roger .
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 04-02-2019
Replies: 264
Views: 15,744
Posted By Michael Markey
Good grief that`s bad news. Words fail me …. God...

Good grief that`s bad news.

Words fail me …. God bless Roger.
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 03-27-2019
Replies: 40
Views: 1,275
Posted By Michael Markey
Yep . I know Nick . :) It`s just that sometimes I...

Yep . I know Nick . :)
It`s just that sometimes I get tired of the " is Leica worth it , can`t cameras be simpler , film /digital threads ".
Its a photography forum , photographers are supposed to...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 03-26-2019
Replies: 40
Views: 1,275
Posted By Michael Markey
I agree …. no benefit what ever and it`s been...

I agree …. no benefit what ever and it`s been done to death.
Whatever happened to posting shots.
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 03-26-2019
Replies: 40
Views: 1,275
Posted By Michael Markey
A person can`t be a bollock just things and...

A person can`t be a bollock just things and situations :)
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 03-26-2019
Replies: 40
Views: 1,275
Posted By Michael Markey
I joined this forum in `08 and threads like these...

I joined this forum in `08 and threads like these have been a constant feature.
I wonder what purpose they serve .
It`s rather like groundhog day reading some of the replies regardless of which model...
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 03-25-2019
Replies: 157
Views: 28,079
Posted By Michael Markey
Anything . Currently a GR2 .

Anything .
Currently a GR2 .
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-24-2019
Replies: 91
Views: 2,568
Posted By Michael Markey
I find these threads a bit odd in 2019 . Does it...

I find these threads a bit odd in 2019 .
Does it really matter ?
I use both film and digital.
I found film to be pretty useless for my sports shots though.

Never liked darkroom or film processing...
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-20-2019
Replies: 18
Views: 689
Posted By Michael Markey
I have Leica ,Sony, Richo and Canon. First three...

I have Leica ,Sony, Richo and Canon.
First three bit on the small side .
Unless I really feel that I need to use a small camera , I`m most comfortable with the 5D3.
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 03-19-2019
Replies: 73
Views: 1,855
Posted By Michael Markey
I agree . I see plenty of Canon/Nikon camera and...

I agree .
I see plenty of Canon/Nikon camera and lens outfits costing as much as a Leica when I`m out and about.
Nobody seems concerned about the perceived value as regards their own photography .
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 03-18-2019
Replies: 73
Views: 1,855
Posted By Michael Markey
http://farm5.staticflickr.com/4379/35901661473_833...

http://farm5.staticflickr.com/4379/35901661473_83341405e7_c.jpg


:eek::eek::eek:
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 03-18-2019
Replies: 73
Views: 1,855
Posted By Michael Markey
Where as some of use both Leica and Canon and...

Where as some of use both Leica and Canon and enjoy them both :D
Forum: Leica Q / T / X Series 03-14-2019
Replies: 115
Views: 5,251
Posted By Michael Markey
Sorry John ,I wasn`t being clear. I was thinking...

Sorry John ,I wasn`t being clear.
I was thinking of frame lines as a framing device in general terms in relation to the more accurate framing provided by an SLR.
Forum: Leica Q / T / X Series 03-14-2019
Replies: 115
Views: 5,251
Posted By Michael Markey
Agreed , I don`t think it`s sloppy to crop at...

Agreed , I don`t think it`s sloppy to crop at all.
Just another way of achieving the shot you want.
After all frame lines are far from precise so you start of with a sloppy composition.
Cropping just...
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-09-2019
Replies: 14
Views: 815
Posted By Michael Markey
Good stuff Thanks for the link .

Good stuff
Thanks for the link .
Forum: Leica Q / T / X Series 03-09-2019
Replies: 115
Views: 5,251
Posted By Michael Markey
That sums it up precisely for me plus the option...

That sums it up precisely for me plus the option of AF.
I use a Richo GR and have a 28 Summicron ASPH so 28 is fine as a F/L.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-07-2019
Replies: 2,998
Views: 478,101
Posted By Michael Markey
http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7864/33326516918_953...

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7864/33326516918_953edf14f5_z.jpg
Forum: Leica Q / T / X Series 03-07-2019
Replies: 115
Views: 5,251
Posted By Michael Markey
Cal My impression is the Q owners rather like...

Cal

My impression is the Q owners rather like the camera so perhaps no surprise that there is a second iteration.


Michael
Forum: Leica Q / T / X Series 03-07-2019
Replies: 115
Views: 5,251
Posted By Michael Markey
New Leica Q2

New Q2 out with a 47MP sensor .

https://leicarumors.com/
Forum: RFF Polls 03-05-2019
Replies: 124
Views: 30,822
Posted By Michael Markey
I have four types used for birding but have...

I have four types used for birding but have recently taken to using a Manfrotto monopod with a fluid head for my 400/4 .

It`s a lot easier having it resting on the monopod than hand holding it for...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 03-04-2019
Replies: 99
Views: 2,729
Posted By Michael Markey
Not much of an impetus according to Magnum`s own...

Not much of an impetus according to Magnum`s own site .
The change was to make him sound like a "famous" American photographer in order to sell more prints.
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 03-04-2019
Replies: 99
Views: 2,729
Posted By Michael Markey
Oh ,can`t answer that. I haven`t an opinion on...

Oh ,can`t answer that.
I haven`t an opinion on him as I`d never heard of him before so its just a journalistic piece like any other to me.
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 03-03-2019
Replies: 47
Views: 2,041
Posted By Michael Markey
Thanks for that . I shot slide film for twenty...

Thanks for that .
I shot slide film for twenty five years.
Still , I would have expected a more sophisticated system in a modern camera.
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 03-03-2019
Replies: 47
Views: 2,041
Posted By Michael Markey
[QUOTE=Harry Lime;2873038] The M10 is a delight,...

[QUOTE=Harry Lime;2873038]
The M10 is a delight, because it's basically a true digital M, while being an exercise in frustration, because of it's dumb-as-a-brick metering system. The solution is to...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 03-03-2019
Replies: 99
Views: 2,729
Posted By Michael Markey
Because it`s Capa and he still attracts...

Because it`s Capa and he still attracts interest.

I`ve read most of the stuff on him and have most of his books and I must admit that I always exercise a degree of caution when it comes to his...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 02-27-2019
Replies: 117
Views: 4,609
Posted By Michael Markey
Nice cameras ….. I`ve had a sold a couple of...

Nice cameras ….. I`ve had a sold a couple of black MX .
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-21-2019
Replies: 70
Views: 2,015
Posted By Michael Markey
That film Rangefinders can`t do everything .

That film Rangefinders can`t do everything .
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-20-2019
Replies: 1,302
Views: 335,545
Posted By Michael Markey
http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7919/32212335747_0ae...

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7919/32212335747_0ae476a222_c.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-19-2019
Replies: 1,302
Views: 335,545
Posted By Michael Markey
http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7832/40119828203_003...

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7832/40119828203_00385ff639_c.jpg
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-19-2019
Replies: 1
Views: 233
Posted By Michael Markey
The truth behind the photograph

Some good research here on the identity of a marine in an iconic photograph from...
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 02-12-2019
Replies: 151
Views: 45,697
Posted By Michael Markey
Thank...

Thank you.

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7241/13941398294_592a0dcf98_c.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-27-2019
Replies: 444
Views: 173,405
Posted By Michael Markey
http://farm5.staticflickr.com/4886/31876825117_b35...

http://farm5.staticflickr.com/4886/31876825117_b35a1df82f_c.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-27-2019
Replies: 1,302
Views: 335,545
Posted By Michael Markey
http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7899/46159969954_940...

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7899/46159969954_940f544837_c.jpg
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 01-24-2019
Replies: 34
Views: 1,524
Posted By Michael Markey
This for me too plus the greater versatility that...

This for me too plus the greater versatility that other systems provide.
Forum: RFF News 01-23-2019
Replies: 25
Views: 1,107
Posted By Michael Markey
I`m finding that to be true all be it a bit late...

I`m finding that to be true all be it a bit late in the day having cycled through most makes including Leica.

Currently have a 5D3 and A7R2 having sold an A7S.
Heading across the pond in a week …....
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-21-2019
Replies: 323
Views: 25,228
Posted By Michael Markey
Yep , me as well. Had two sold two. I prefer the...

Yep , me as well.
Had two sold two.

I prefer the ME.
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 01-19-2019
Replies: 18
Views: 814
Posted By Michael Markey
Yes ….. great cameras . I`ve had a number...

Yes ….. great cameras .
I`ve had a number beginning with the first one and have just bought the latest version.
Very pocketable.
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 01-19-2019
Replies: 95
Views: 3,464
Posted By Michael Markey
The photography world is full of nice safe...

The photography world is full of nice safe bubbles from which you can look at what other people are doing and wonder.

My advice is to look at stuff that you don`t like ….. you might learn something.
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-16-2019
Replies: 235
Views: 5,935
Posted By Michael Markey
Working fine for me in the UK. I`m impressed with...

Working fine for me in the UK.
I`m impressed with their quick feed back to customer problems on Twitter.
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 01-16-2019
Replies: 95
Views: 3,464
Posted By Michael Markey
Yep …. couldn`t care less if its film or digital...

Yep …. couldn`t care less if its film or digital but there is nothing special about those shots.
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 01-16-2019
Replies: 95
Views: 3,464
Posted By Michael Markey
Agree …. I`ve stopped looking at all the Magnum...

Agree …. I`ve stopped looking at all the Magnum feeds on social media.
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-08-2019
Replies: 235
Views: 5,935
Posted By Michael Markey
Same in the UK.

Same in the UK.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-07-2019
Replies: 297
Views: 35,063
Posted By Michael Markey
http://farm5.staticflickr.com/4897/31696692077_916...

http://farm5.staticflickr.com/4897/31696692077_9168062558_c.jpg
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 01-04-2019
Replies: 20
Views: 1,104
Posted By Michael Markey
With you on that one and its for that very reason...

With you on that one and its for that very reason I`ve cut down drastically on my camera bodies and lenses.
Less decisions to make and ; what the …. was I doing with half a dozen film bodies and half...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-01-2019
Replies: 297
Views: 35,063
Posted By Michael Markey
http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7818/32656486938_ecd...

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7818/32656486938_ecd7883a84_c.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-01-2019
Replies: 1,501
Views: 194,189
Posted By Michael Markey
http://farm5.staticflickr.com/4813/45834590684_680...

http://farm5.staticflickr.com/4813/45834590684_6807b4938d_c.jpg
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 12-31-2018
Replies: 18
Views: 733
Posted By Michael Markey
Have a Hadley small and its really useful for...

Have a Hadley small and its really useful for when I`m carrying an RF of a Sony body and a couple of lenses.
I picked up an F1.4 second hand a few years ago and that's my day to day go to bag.
I can...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-25-2018
Replies: 376
Views: 52,191
Posted By Michael Markey
Thanks Joe. Out of all the photographs taken that...

Thanks Joe.
Out of all the photographs taken that day (by a number of photographers ) that lady was happy with that one of her talking to Romance (the hound).
I leave the action stuff ….. the jumps...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-23-2018
Replies: 376
Views: 52,191
Posted By Michael Markey
http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7842/45519177465_a55...

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7842/45519177465_a55759f4f6_c.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-23-2018
Replies: 60
Views: 2,417
Posted By Michael Markey
http://farm2.staticflickr.com/1899/42520677200_b9b...

http://farm2.staticflickr.com/1899/42520677200_b9be1b664e_c.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-20-2018
Replies: 376
Views: 52,191
Posted By Michael Markey
http://farm5.staticflickr.com/4829/46345959442_53e...

http://farm5.staticflickr.com/4829/46345959442_53eb938214_c.jpg
Forum: Digital Compacts 12-19-2018
Replies: 1,169
Views: 236,561
Posted By Michael Markey
http://farm5.staticflickr.com/4870/32431031428_62c...

http://farm5.staticflickr.com/4870/32431031428_62c05582b7_c.jpg
Forum: Digital Compacts 12-19-2018
Replies: 1,169
Views: 236,561
Posted By Michael Markey
Martin Parr : Manchester Whitworth Art...

Martin Parr : Manchester Whitworth Art Gallery

http://farm5.staticflickr.com/4834/46252794252_5af0f1e8de_c.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-18-2018
Replies: 297
Views: 35,063
Posted By Michael Markey
Thanks Mike. I`ve always been a birder although...

Thanks Mike.
I`ve always been a birder although never wanted to mix it with photography for some reason.
I`m trying to figure out what kind of Gull you've got there. :)
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-18-2018
Replies: 60
Views: 1,479
Posted By Michael Markey
Try winter in the UK. There hasn`t been any light...

Try winter in the UK.
There hasn`t been any light for a few days now.
You need all the options you can get.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-17-2018
Replies: 297
Views: 35,063
Posted By Michael Markey
Robin http://farm5.staticflickr.com/4878/46357040...

Robin

http://farm5.staticflickr.com/4878/46357040091_52d569298d_c.jpg
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-14-2018
Replies: 22
Views: 625
Posted By Michael Markey
A bargain over here in the UK too...

A bargain over here in the UK too :
https://ffordes.com/product/17092515503981
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-11-2018
Replies: 1,501
Views: 194,189
Posted By Michael Markey
Lovely …. When I lost Lucy my Cocker Spaniel I...

Lovely ….
When I lost Lucy my Cocker Spaniel I soon after got another , Poppy.
It was difficult at first but I`m pleased that I did.
Oh and then I got another , Lettice :)
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-08-2018
Replies: 46
Views: 1,361
Posted By Michael Markey
I`m a fan but he isn`t the most technically...

I`m a fan but he isn`t the most technically proficient of photographers.
I myself don`t mind that although his latest work is , I would suggest, very much of an acquired taste .

He`s still...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 12-08-2018
Replies: 23
Views: 1,221
Posted By Michael Markey
Thanks for the post. I notice that he has retired...

Thanks for the post.
I notice that he has retired to Hebden …. lovely village with a strong artistic community.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-08-2018
Replies: 35
Views: 783
Posted By Michael Markey
I wasn`t suggesting that the extraneous light was...

I wasn`t suggesting that the extraneous light was the problem just that they were designed to exclude it but they may also help you with your problem too.
I wear glasses and don`t seem to have a...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-08-2018
Replies: 35
Views: 783
Posted By Michael Markey
Just wear my glasses Rich I`ve recently bought a...

Just wear my glasses Rich
I`ve recently bought a couple of those rather large shaped rubber eyepieces for each of my Sony cams which exclude any extraneous light .
Maybe one of those will help...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-07-2018
Replies: 46
Views: 1,361
Posted By Michael Markey
Yes …. big fan...

Yes …. big fan .

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_-940BUcz_Q
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 12-01-2018
Replies: 57
Views: 1,763
Posted By Michael Markey
Saw the discount ... went to make a cup of tea ,...

Saw the discount ... went to make a cup of tea , came back and it was gone .
Oh well :)
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 11-29-2018
Replies: 57
Views: 1,763
Posted By Michael Markey
Thanks …. will do.

Thanks …. will do.
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 11-29-2018
Replies: 57
Views: 1,763
Posted By Michael Markey
Oh and this ...

Oh and this ...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 11-29-2018
Replies: 57
Views: 1,763
Posted By Michael Markey
This . Can`t see the article because its...

This .

Can`t see the article because its subscription only.
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 11-29-2018
Replies: 78
Views: 2,410
Posted By Michael Markey
I use whatever is to hand. Mostly that's a camera...

I use whatever is to hand.
Mostly that's a camera but sometimes not ….
I recall some years ago David Allan Harvey produced a book half the shots were with an iPhone and half with a Leica .
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-28-2018
Replies: 50
Views: 1,583
Posted By Michael Markey
I rarely print and when I do its 5x7`s from...

I rarely print and when I do its 5x7`s from Ilford.
I have 6, 12, 24 and some cameras over 40mp.

The only reason why I might choose the over 40mp cameras is when it would be inconvenient to pack a...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-27-2018
Replies: 1,302
Views: 335,545
Posted By Michael Markey
http://farm5.staticflickr.com/4867/45084463355_8a1...

http://farm5.staticflickr.com/4867/45084463355_8a1e1afb7e_c.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-27-2018
Replies: 1,302
Views: 335,545
Posted By Michael Markey
http://farm5.staticflickr.com/4866/45135562935_474...

http://farm5.staticflickr.com/4866/45135562935_4742367f98_c.jpg
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-21-2018
Replies: 21
Views: 825
Posted By Michael Markey
Just looked at mine but can`t decide if it has a...

Just looked at mine but can`t decide if it has a corner or a ding :)

Seems a late one to have a corner at 730 ***
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-21-2018
Replies: 51
Views: 1,967
Posted By Michael Markey
Nice camera Colton …. you`ll enjoy using...

Nice camera Colton …. you`ll enjoy using it.
Lovely shots too .
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-21-2018
Replies: 321
Views: 53,436
Posted By Michael Markey
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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-21-2018
Replies: 947
Views: 187,779
Posted By Michael Markey
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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-21-2018
Replies: 947
Views: 187,779
Posted By Michael Markey
http://farm2.staticflickr.com/1783/28136861857_bc6...

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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-21-2018
Replies: 947
Views: 187,779
Posted By Michael Markey
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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-21-2018
Replies: 376
Views: 52,191
Posted By Michael Markey
http://farm5.staticflickr.com/4889/45936385722_ab7...

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Forum: Leica M9 / ME 11-20-2018
Replies: 163
Views: 4,151
Posted By Michael Markey
Sorry I understood little of that. You seem to be...

Sorry I understood little of that.
You seem to be making a number of different unrelated points there.
I wasn`t speaking in a personal capacity ….my gear is modest but I don`t associate the terms...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 11-20-2018
Replies: 163
Views: 4,151
Posted By Michael Markey
You could ask that question about anything we buy...

You could ask that question about anything we buy .
Because we can ?
If you`re not dependant on photography for a living you don`t need to justify the cost as much … if you don`t want to.

It may be...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-19-2018
Replies: 297
Views: 35,063
Posted By Michael Markey
Grey...

Grey Wagtail.

http://farm5.staticflickr.com/4828/31015248337_ea13481743_c.jpg
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 11-17-2018
Replies: 163
Views: 4,151
Posted By Michael Markey
From what I`ve read your assessment of the CL is...

From what I`ve read your assessment of the CL is correct.

As regards the earlier comment made regarding the lack of rangefinder I think in todays world that simply denotes a shape of camera.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-17-2018
Replies: 2,998
Views: 478,101
Posted By Michael Markey
DP2M http://farm5.staticflickr.com/4917/440406727...

DP2M

http://farm5.staticflickr.com/4917/44040672730_568e9717f6_c.jpg
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-17-2018
Replies: 112
Views: 2,882
Posted By Michael Markey
Agreed ….. plenty of good choices .

Agreed ….. plenty of good choices .
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-16-2018
Replies: 112
Views: 2,882
Posted By Michael Markey
I use Canon and Leica lenses. I don`t regard my...

I use Canon and Leica lenses.
I don`t regard my Canon 85/1.2 as slow and neither is their 50/1.2 .
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-16-2018
Replies: 112
Views: 2,882
Posted By Michael Markey
I very rarely use burst because my timing (with...

I very rarely use burst because my timing (with horses)is usually pretty good .
Even if I have the camera set to burst I usually just take a single shot .
Sometimes the action can get very hectic...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-15-2018
Replies: 112
Views: 2,882
Posted By Michael Markey
I use an AR72 and A7s and the battery life is an...

I use an AR72 and A7s and the battery life is an issue if you`re using them all day for sports photography .

Constantly having to check the charge even when they haven`t been used other than that...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-13-2018
Replies: 8
Views: 306
Posted By Michael Markey
All the best chaps …. keep up the good work.

All the best chaps …. keep up the good work.
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-11-2018
Replies: 166
Views: 4,431
Posted By Michael Markey
In the UK everybody has to pay $149 a year to...

In the UK everybody has to pay $149 a year to watch the TV .
That's the cost of the licence fee which goes to fund the BBC , whether you watch the BBC or not.
Compared to that Flickr is a bargain.
Forum: RFF Polls 11-09-2018
Replies: 205
Views: 16,253
Posted By Michael Markey
I tried to sell one today A black Pentax SL in...

I tried to sell one today
A black Pentax SL in mint condition
Couldn’t get a good enough price (maybe I paid too much in the first place ) so it stays
It has a roll of HP5 loaded so I guess that’s...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 11-08-2018
Replies: 52
Views: 2,483
Posted By Michael Markey
Yes ... wouldn’t disagree with that assessment.

Yes ... wouldn’t disagree with that assessment.
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 11-08-2018
Replies: 52
Views: 2,483
Posted By Michael Markey
I use manual M bodies too as well as an A7s and...

I use manual M bodies too as well as an A7s and A7R2 and this just isn`t so .

You don`t need to go into the menus if you want to change the things you change on an M body .

The menus only give you...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 11-08-2018
Replies: 52
Views: 2,483
Posted By Michael Markey
Exactly ….

Exactly ….
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 11-08-2018
Replies: 52
Views: 2,483
Posted By Michael Markey
Very true and I use two Sony cams who ,as we...

Very true and I use two Sony cams who ,as we know, don`t have the best menu system.

I switch between App and Speed priority (depending on static stuff or the horses ) and leave the ISO on Auto.
The...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-05-2018
Replies: 1,501
Views: 194,189
Posted By Michael Markey
http://farm2.staticflickr.com/1923/45092863022_283...

http://farm2.staticflickr.com/1923/45092863022_283c049c78_c.jpg
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-05-2018
Replies: 166
Views: 4,431
Posted By Michael Markey
Thanks for that Bulevardi ….. more complex than...

Thanks for that Bulevardi ….. more complex than I thought.
My intention for joining was simply to have an alternative to Flickr and have somewhere to post my non sports shots.
It struck me...
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-04-2018
Replies: 166
Views: 4,431
Posted By Michael Markey
Brett Yes it still needs to slicker (if that`s...

Brett

Yes it still needs to slicker (if that`s the word).
I use Instagram but its very different …. less info and I don`t get the hashtag thing. :)

Michael
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-04-2018
Replies: 166
Views: 4,431
Posted By Michael Markey
The service must be vairiable as I haven’t...

The service must be vairiable as I haven’t encountered those problems
It’s true that under the last regime there was loading difficulties but they seem to have been solved and the feedback is much...
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-04-2018
Replies: 166
Views: 4,431
Posted By Michael Markey
Erik The thread is about the Flickr price...

Erik

The thread is about the Flickr price increase and I was suggesting it was reasonable.

Michael
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-04-2018
Replies: 166
Views: 4,431
Posted By Michael Markey
I can't understand what the fuss is about. We`re...

I can't understand what the fuss is about.
We`re on a forum discussing five grand cameras and lenses and all Flickr wants is thirty eight quid a year for what is a bloody good service .

I think its...
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