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Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 2 Days Ago
Replies: 49
Views: 1,422
Posted By Fjäll
"Is that a Rolex? My grandfather used to have one...

"Is that a Rolex? My grandfather used to have one just like it!"

"Can you still buy film for that?"

"I miss the anticipation waiting weeks for the film to be developed!"

"Do you develop...
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 5 Days Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 241
Posted By Fjäll
Cool. I've tried modifying my Pentax 6x7...

Cool. I've tried modifying my Pentax 6x7 suffering from the same issue without success. I will try this.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 1 Week Ago
Replies: 227
Views: 14,350
Posted By Fjäll
https://imgshare.io/images/2019/08/14/2019-08-11-0...

https://imgshare.io/images/2019/08/14/2019-08-11-03.01.42-1.jpg
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 1 Week Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 673
Posted By Fjäll
Polaroids on trips are the best. I took 140...

Polaroids on trips are the best. I took 140 Polaroids (Fp100c) last winter. Gave all of them away.
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 20
Views: 705
Posted By Fjäll
I have a lens spanner I bought on eBay. It came...

I have a lens spanner I bought on eBay. It came with extra hexagonal screws to fix either side if you wish. I ended up fixing the screws on one side because there's no need to fiddle with all 4...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 43
Views: 1,136
Posted By Fjäll
Haven't used either but I frequently travel Asia...

Haven't used either but I frequently travel Asia with various cameras. Get the one that rust the least and isn't black paint. I had with me my Pentax 6x7 for thee months in Indonesia last winter and...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 78
Poll: M4 or M4-P
Views: 2,106
Posted By Fjäll
You don't have to meter for every shot. Do a...

You don't have to meter for every shot. Do a metering and adjust the camera settings accordingly and unless the light drastically changes you're pretty much good to go for the rest of the...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-11-2019
Replies: 15
Views: 1,165
Posted By Fjäll
Apparently my grandfather was quite the...

Apparently my grandfather was quite the photographer back in the day. He had a Rolleiflex. I found out it was gifted to my cousin who immediately sold it.

Got my fathers plastic Instamatic instead..
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-02-2019
Replies: 38
Views: 1,097
Posted By Fjäll
http://i68.tinypic.com/2yy1iy8.jpg Samsung phone....

http://i68.tinypic.com/2yy1iy8.jpg
Samsung phone. Last Tuesday
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 06-24-2019
Replies: 6
Views: 435
Posted By Fjäll
I recently had the same issue with my Canonet....

I recently had the same issue with my Canonet. Although a completely different camera the issue might be similar.

The problem I had was the film wasn't tight enough around the take up spool. It...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-19-2019
Replies: 111
Views: 3,811
Posted By Fjäll
I've been researching potential digital backs for...

I've been researching potential digital backs for the SWC for the past couple of years but there's always been issues in that department. This is literally what I wish for. In 10 years mabye..
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-18-2019
Replies: 450
Views: 52,834
Posted By Fjäll
http://i67.tinypic.com/2mz9li9.jpg Pentax 6x7 +...

http://i67.tinypic.com/2mz9li9.jpg
Pentax 6x7 + 105mm 2.4 + Tri-X 400 pused to 1600 in Roidinal 1:100 120min Espon V800
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-16-2019
Replies: 44
Views: 1,365
Posted By Fjäll
This guy brought only his Rolleiflex and some B&W...

This guy brought only his Rolleiflex and some B&W to his trip to Paris. It's in German but the subtitles works sufficiently. It's all about relaxation he...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 06-15-2019
Replies: 1,179
Views: 447,657
Posted By Fjäll
http://i64.tinypic.com/262laad.jpg Rolleiflex 3.5f

http://i64.tinypic.com/262laad.jpg
Rolleiflex 3.5f
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 06-13-2019
Replies: 98
Views: 12,555
Posted By Fjäll
What do you scan with? Looking good!

What do you scan with? Looking good!
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-11-2019
Replies: 108
Views: 2,800
Posted By Fjäll
Branding in general is pointless to me. I have no...

Branding in general is pointless to me. I have no affiliation with any brand what so ever. I prefer my cameras a bit like I prefer my clothing. Clean and without branding.

I removed the white paint...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-07-2019
Replies: 37
Views: 1,584
Posted By Fjäll
Unfortunately I lost my V4 recently otherwise I...

Unfortunately I lost my V4 recently otherwise I would've posted you some pictures. But I remember it was a very easy fix. I have disassembled the V4 completely in the past and it's overall a very...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-07-2019
Replies: 37
Views: 1,584
Posted By Fjäll
I had the same problem. A 10 minute job if you...

I had the same problem. A 10 minute job if you have a small screw driver and 10 fingers.
Forum: Xpan & Other Panoramics 06-05-2019
Replies: 1,830
Views: 371,652
Posted By Fjäll
http://i66.tinypic.com/2nw0kz6.jpg

http://i66.tinypic.com/2nw0kz6.jpg
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 06-05-2019
Replies: 11
Views: 526
Posted By Fjäll
I'm not sure what mean exactly. Everything on the...

I'm not sure what mean exactly. Everything on the lens mechanism is aligned to the corresponding numbers of the shutter speed, aperture and focus distance. Rotating anything on the lens except for...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 06-05-2019
Replies: 11
Views: 526
Posted By Fjäll
The shutter trigger was working fine prior to...

The shutter trigger was working fine prior to bending the lens mechanism slightly forward. Now it hits the (what I suspect to be) double exposure prevention lever. It's usually blocking the shutter...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 06-05-2019
Replies: 11
Views: 526
Posted By Fjäll
Thanks for the great suggestions. I managed to...

Thanks for the great suggestions. I managed to position the lens upright after carefully pulling it for about 10 minutes.

Now the lens gets in the way of the shutter release mechanism and won't...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 06-04-2019
Replies: 11
Views: 526
Posted By Fjäll
Super Ikonta folder focus anomalies

I recently bought a Zeiss Super Ikonta 532/16 with a very stiff focus ring. I disassembled the lens helicoid and cleaned it. I then shot another test roll and most images were out of focus so I redid...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 06-02-2019
Replies: 10
Views: 397
Posted By Fjäll
A dirty lens will degrade the image quality more...

A dirty lens will degrade the image quality more than a clean UV filter will. Lenses get dirty pretty quickly and you shouldn't really be cleaning the front element regularly.
There's plenty of...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 06-01-2019
Replies: 2
Views: 262
Posted By Fjäll
I would probably just get another one at this...

I would probably just get another one at this point.
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 05-30-2019
Replies: 8
Views: 366
Posted By Fjäll
I would be confident to assume the screw should...

I would be confident to assume the screw should be tightened.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-29-2019
Replies: 20
Views: 501
Posted By Fjäll
Fujifilm X-E1 + 35MM...

Fujifilm X-E1 + 35MM f/1.4
http://i66.tinypic.com/2i6nza9.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-27-2019
Replies: 276
Views: 28,624
Posted By Fjäll
http://i65.tinypic.com/2hnug4y.jpg Pentax 6x7 +...

http://i65.tinypic.com/2hnug4y.jpg

Pentax 6x7 + 105mm f/2.4. 20 year old Tri-x rated at 1600 developed in Rodinal 1:100 stand development 2 hours.
Scanned on Epson V800.
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-25-2019
Replies: 8,885
Views: 867,135
Posted By Fjäll
Zeiss Super Ikonta...

Zeiss Super Ikonta 532/16

http://i63.tinypic.com/w98x6x.jpg
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 05-23-2019
Replies: 7
Views: 374
Posted By Fjäll
How did you get the self timer back to its...

How did you get the self timer back to its starting position? Did it run its course or was it forced back?

It might still be waiting to be triggered. Try carefully fiddling with the (stuck) lever...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-21-2019
Replies: 8,885
Views: 867,135
Posted By Fjäll
A Rolleiflex 2.8f from...

A Rolleiflex 2.8f from 1969

http://i68.tinypic.com/2crr79j.jpg
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 05-20-2019
Replies: 20
Views: 925
Posted By Fjäll
Yes. Save up for a Pakon. Most dedicated scanners...

Yes. Save up for a Pakon. Most dedicated scanners vary little in IQ but if you don't enjoy scanning get one that scans full rolls at once eg. Pakon f135.
People on the Pakon group on FB has developed...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-14-2019
Replies: 37
Views: 1,584
Posted By Fjäll
The whole front of the 35mm V4 is held on by a...

The whole front of the 35mm V4 is held on by a couple of small screws on the sides. Loosen these, adjust accordingly and tighten them again.
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-14-2019
Replies: 36
Views: 950
Posted By Fjäll
I thought good images was the cause of GAS.

I thought good images was the cause of GAS.
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 03-29-2019
Replies: 1,179
Views: 447,657
Posted By Fjäll
Rolleiflex...

Rolleiflex 3.5F

http://i63.tinypic.com/11qimol.jpg
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 03-22-2019
Replies: 5
Views: 497
Posted By Fjäll
I've heard people say it starts to show aging...

I've heard people say it starts to show aging after about 2 years post expiration date if stored cool. Others have actually stored their Fp100c in the freezer even though it's advised against.

Mine...
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 03-22-2019
Replies: 5
Views: 497
Posted By Fjäll
I feel you! I'm glad I could share it with this...

I feel you! I'm glad I could share it with this many people in 2019 though. I got into instant photography quite late unfortunately but I've been looking at mods to use Instax with the old Polaroid...
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 03-21-2019
Replies: 5
Views: 497
Posted By Fjäll
Portraits on FP100C in Indonesia

Ever since Fujifilm announced their discontinuation of the FP100C peel-apart film I stacked up on as much as I could afford and I've used it rather sparingly, until this winter.

I went to a small...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-28-2018
Replies: 58
Views: 1,792
Posted By Fjäll
You'll get a bunch of suggestions in this thread....

You'll get a bunch of suggestions in this thread. Your options for a premium rangefinder in the $1-2k are plenty. Most camera suggestions will probably be Leica M2 & M4. People here have a soft spot...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 11-26-2018
Replies: 78
Views: 2,497
Posted By Fjäll
I think its only fair to compare a smartphone...

I think its only fair to compare a smartphone camera to something as convenient. It shouldn't be entirely scoffed off though. The full manual control and RAW capabilities are great.

Samsung S4 &...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-26-2018
Replies: 84
Views: 3,089
Posted By Fjäll
What exactly are the differences between the M4...

What exactly are the differences between the M4 and the M4-2? Is it the cluttered viewfinder you don't like?

The M4-2 does have a hot shoe and 28mm frame lines though.

Personally I chose the M4-P...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-25-2018
Replies: 2
Views: 377
Posted By Fjäll
"Marc Riboud was always ready to welcome and give...

"Marc Riboud was always ready to welcome and give advice to young photographers and saw with enthusiasm the new technologies. Though he did not switch to digital himself – but sometimes dropped his...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 11-24-2018
Replies: 6
Views: 496
Posted By Fjäll
I had the same problem with my Summicron V4. In...

I had the same problem with my Summicron V4. In fact it was sold as defective. I tried tightening the screws on the side of the aperture ring and it's been stiffer ever since. I don't know if this...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 11-24-2018
Replies: 35
Views: 1,589
Posted By Fjäll
I have the V850 but I really don't see any...

I have the V850 but I really don't see any difference in quality from the V750. If I remember correctly its main advantage was start up time and marginally faster scanning speed. I would wait for a...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 11-24-2018
Replies: 35
Views: 1,589
Posted By Fjäll
I think most people go for the Epson flatbed...

I think most people go for the Epson flatbed scanners for 120 film. A somewhat tedious process but it gets easier.

For 35mm film I wouldn't touch a scanner that doesn't eat a whole roll in one go....
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 11-23-2018
Replies: 7
Views: 439
Posted By Fjäll
I would doubt a newer iteration of the Summilux...

I would doubt a newer iteration of the Summilux would necessarily improve in quality but rather render a different look. I wouldn't think it would be worth the price difference regardless. The...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 11-22-2018
Replies: 34
Views: 1,825
Posted By Fjäll
Most original leather straps are quite brittle...

Most original leather straps are quite brittle now and might break but there are good after market straps with the alligator clips available. Or you buy the original strap and have the leather...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-21-2018
Replies: 21
Views: 843
Posted By Fjäll
The really early Leica M3s had a little...

The really early Leica M3s had a little notch/bump on the front. Seen just below/in front the frame counter in that picture. Not sure at what serialnumber they ditched it.
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 11-20-2018
Replies: 7
Views: 600
Posted By Fjäll
If I remember correctly it's a worn spring...

If I remember correctly it's a worn spring mechanism that causes this. You could tension this mechanism under metal plate inside the camera (The metal plate with the film roll loading guide printed...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 11-16-2018
Replies: 21
Views: 1,397
Posted By Fjäll
Thanks! Ilford HP5 400 pushed to 800 in stock...

Thanks!

Ilford HP5 400 pushed to 800 in stock Ilford ID-11
10.5 min with one agitation every 2 minutes
Summicron DR at f/8.0, overcast day
Scanned on Pakon F135 with third party software to enable...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 11-16-2018
Replies: 21
Views: 1,397
Posted By Fjäll
This makes the most sense. It's as pleasant to...

This makes the most sense.



It's as pleasant to look at as it is to shoot!
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 11-16-2018
Replies: 21
Views: 1,397
Posted By Fjäll
I guess I'll send it in and hope for the best....

I guess I'll send it in and hope for the best. I'm sending in the M3 for CLA anyway.
The shots from the test roll came out fine...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 11-15-2018
Replies: 21
Views: 1,397
Posted By Fjäll
That's good to hear. Thank you!

That's good to hear. Thank you!
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 11-15-2018
Replies: 21
Views: 1,397
Posted By Fjäll
I did indeed find the engravings. A small number...

I did indeed find the engravings. A small number "19" by the Feet/Meters on the Rigid and 51,9 on the optical block on the DR.

I guess they should in theory be interchangeable...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 11-15-2018
Replies: 21
Views: 1,397
Posted By Fjäll
Both optical elements were identical when...

Both optical elements were identical when unscrewed and even fitted each others helocoids. You're probably right about the slight variations between copies. It got me wondering. Thank you.



I...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 11-15-2018
Replies: 21
Views: 1,397
Posted By Fjäll
Found a Summicron in a camera bag

So the other day I came across someone selling a bag of Leica goods. He advertised a Leica M3 and a few assorted lenses + accessories. I managed to identify the far left lens as a Summicron Rigid DR...
Forum: RFF News 11-13-2018
Replies: 151
Views: 8,105
Posted By Fjäll
How about making an affordable and simple digital...

How about making an affordable and simple digital Leica M mount camera?
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-11-2018
Replies: 16
Views: 774
Posted By Fjäll
I got myself another M3 a few weeks ago and was...

I got myself another M3 a few weeks ago and was surprised how clear the viewfinder was. Just as clear as my M8 & M9. My previous M3 had almost like a slight blue tint looking through it. It had just...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 11-09-2018
Replies: 18
Views: 1,053
Posted By Fjäll
I've had mine for about 4 years now. The super...

I've had mine for about 4 years now. The super scope feature comes in handy more often then one might think. Flippy screen ala 1990. Very sharp and contrasty lens on this one. I shot mostly b&w film...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 11-06-2018
Replies: 8
Views: 752
Posted By Fjäll
Leica Q-P

Leica Q-P teaser here (http://en.leica-camera.com/Photography/Leica-Q/Leica-Q-P?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Leica_Q-P)

"It lacks the Leica red-dot logo, but features a...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 11-03-2018
Replies: 165
Views: 40,073
Posted By Fjäll
Is that 100mm f/2.9 for medium format film or 4x5?

Is that 100mm f/2.9 for medium format film or 4x5?
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 10-30-2018
Replies: 434
Views: 33,141
Posted By Fjäll
Man I've struggled to get colours like this out...

Man I've struggled to get colours like this out of my 3.5F. Is this scanned at a lab?
Forum: Scale Focus 35's 10-26-2018
Replies: 33
Views: 1,038
Posted By Fjäll
I would go with the more common Rollei 35 for the...

I would go with the more common Rollei 35 for the viewfinder placement.
An f/2 lens using zone-focus only would be kinda sketchy. Even if it had a rangefinder I'm not sure how accurate it would be...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 10-25-2018
Replies: 27
Views: 960
Posted By Fjäll
Raincoat and diver camera alt. weather sealed...

Raincoat and diver camera alt. weather sealed camera + large lens hood. Umbrella if your prime has auto focus.
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 10-24-2018
Replies: 445
Views: 13,521
Posted By Fjäll
I'm sure it would be easy to just remove it.

I'm sure it would be easy to just remove it.
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 10-18-2018
Replies: 445
Views: 13,521
Posted By Fjäll
http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-NqW8IOfBBa0/ToTcZ0I9tFI/...

http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-NqW8IOfBBa0/ToTcZ0I9tFI/AAAAAAAAABo/-diorIHMEg8/s1600/IMG_8354.jpg
http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-Bv_9ElSSQz8/ToTcaBdT6YI/AAAAAAAAABw/tqOxKT186rg/s1600/IMG_8359.jpg
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-18-2018
Replies: 46
Views: 1,000
Posted By Fjäll
Leica M4-P

Leica M4-P
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 10-16-2018
Replies: 445
Views: 13,521
Posted By Fjäll
In a few years we will have a camera that lacks...

In a few years we will have a camera that lacks an LCD, has an advance lever, doesn't require batteries and has presets in little canisters. Oh wait..
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 10-12-2018
Replies: 45
Views: 1,854
Posted By Fjäll
Get the M3 and a contemporary Summicron...

Get the M3 and a contemporary Summicron 50mm.

http://i67.tinypic.com/f23qqg.jpg
Forum: Travel 10-11-2018
Replies: 32
Views: 963
Posted By Fjäll
Portable storage are really small these days. You...

Portable storage are really small these days. You can even purchase 512GB USB-sticks. That said I was happy my phone was backed up in the cloud when it broke. The future is cloud storage but I don't...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-08-2018
Replies: 23
Views: 900
Posted By Fjäll
Obviously the last frames are completely washed...

Obviously the last frames are completely washed out but most will have light streaks from the sprocket holes. Did this just the other week.
Messing up the developing doesn't help...
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 10-06-2018
Replies: 572
Views: 84,281
Posted By Fjäll
Is anyone shooting Polaroid anymore? Bleached...

Is anyone shooting Polaroid anymore?

Bleached Fp100c from last week:
http://i63.tinypic.com/2pzcfmc.jpg
Polaroid 600SE
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-06-2018
Replies: 100
Views: 2,771
Posted By Fjäll
Leica M-A. It's what I would come up with...

Leica M-A. It's what I would come up with designing my dream camera. Expensive enough not to justify the differences of my M4-P however.

Leica M10-P. Too expensive.
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 10-04-2018
Replies: 28
Views: 1,475
Posted By Fjäll
Worst case scenario it completely fails on you...

Worst case scenario it completely fails on you and you'll sell it for parts. There are third party IR cut filters. B&W made filters especially for the M8. I picked up mine for $10. Or skip those and...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-03-2018
Replies: 332
Views: 53,893
Posted By Fjäll
http://i67.tinypic.com/2le57b9.jpg

http://i67.tinypic.com/2le57b9.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-02-2018
Replies: 962
Views: 188,914
Posted By Fjäll
http://i66.tinypic.com/2vbuat1.jpg Leica M3 +...

http://i66.tinypic.com/2vbuat1.jpg
Leica M3 + Summicron 50mm Rigid + Agfa Vista + Pakon F135
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 09-26-2018
Replies: 28
Views: 2,352
Posted By Fjäll
Haven't bought new camera gear since the release...

Haven't bought new camera gear since the release of the X-Pro1. This is all I ever wished for.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-21-2018
Replies: 590
Red
Views: 136,509
Posted By Fjäll
http://i67.tinypic.com/35jmttw.jpg

http://i67.tinypic.com/35jmttw.jpg
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 09-21-2018
Replies: 18
Views: 1,095
Posted By Fjäll
For every non US citizen here's a proxy link to...

For every non US citizen here's a proxy link to the...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-21-2018
Replies: 1,510
Views: 195,029
Posted By Fjäll
http://i63.tinypic.com/28w2kpf.jpg Samsung Galaxy...

http://i63.tinypic.com/28w2kpf.jpg
Samsung Galaxy S4
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-21-2018
Replies: 227
Views: 14,350
Posted By Fjäll
http://i63.tinypic.com/2sajapw.jpg Ricoh GR

http://i63.tinypic.com/2sajapw.jpg
Ricoh GR
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 09-21-2018
Replies: 3
Views: 580
Posted By Fjäll
If I were to choose a single camera lens set-up...

If I were to choose a single camera lens set-up for the rest of time – this would be a top candidate
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-19-2018
Replies: 288
Views: 28,593
Posted By Fjäll
http://i66.tinypic.com/2mgv19t.jpg Leica M4-P +...

http://i66.tinypic.com/2mgv19t.jpg
Leica M4-P + 35mm Summicron V4 + Nikon SB800 + Cinestill 800
Forum: Film vs Digital 09-17-2018
Replies: 8
Views: 690
Posted By Fjäll
Developing B&W film is easy and a scanner is a...

Developing B&W film is easy and a scanner is a one time cost that won't depreciate in value like the X100F. And a Fujifilm won't scratch a Leica itch.

I used to think film was slower but all the...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 09-14-2018
Replies: 38
Views: 2,164
Posted By Fjäll
The M9 is still a very capable camera but comes...

The M9 is still a very capable camera but comes with tons of limitations you have to take into consideration. Depending on you previous workflow it might be a steep learning curve. Especially if...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 09-08-2018
Replies: 28
Views: 949
Posted By Fjäll
I loved the M8.2. Not so much the fact that my...

I loved the M8.2. Not so much the fact that my 35mm became closer to 50mm and I had to use IR cut filters (expensive) to get the colours right.

The M9 was fantastic. Some might complain about the...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-05-2018
Replies: 15
Views: 716
Posted By Fjäll
These are HP5 pushed to 1600 in...

These are HP5 pushed to 1600 in ID11:

http://i68.tinypic.com/314w6xe.jpg
http://i64.tinypic.com/10xd7nl.jpg
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 09-04-2018
Replies: 10
Views: 702
Posted By Fjäll
I find myself shooting the Summicron wide open at...

I find myself shooting the Summicron wide open at times when the light is against my favor so the Summaron 2.8 could likely become a nuisance.

I will pick up a Summicron V1 at the local camera...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 09-04-2018
Replies: 10
Views: 702
Posted By Fjäll
That's also a lens I've considered for a while....

That's also a lens I've considered for a while. From what I've seen/read it renders somewhat similarly to the V4 to those who have tried both. Its quite a lot cheaper than a Summicron V1 too.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 09-04-2018
Replies: 10
Views: 702
Posted By Fjäll
Summicron Rigid in 35mm?

I'm shooting Leica M film cameras for the most part and the lens I'm particularly fond of is the 50mm Summicron Rigid. Yet the lens I shoot the most is my 35mm Summicron v4 because 50mm can be tad...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-03-2018
Replies: 56
Views: 1,851
Posted By Fjäll
I hang my negatives in my bathroom where it's too...

I hang my negatives in my bathroom where it's too damp for dust. I use canned air to spray off any dust from my scanners.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-02-2018
Replies: 11
Views: 466
Posted By Fjäll
I would put a piece of non translucent tape over...

I would put a piece of non translucent tape over the hole while searching for a replacement.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-01-2018
Replies: 4
Views: 316
Posted By Fjäll
Unless it's way past its expiration date you...

Unless it's way past its expiration date you won't notice any difference. I finished a roll of HP5 yesterday, expired almost 30 years ago. Although a bit grainy (pushed to 800) Still came...
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-29-2018
Replies: 25
Views: 1,263
Posted By Fjäll
I got one last month. Best way to clean a metal...

I got one last month. Best way to clean a metal wrist watch bracelet.
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 08-28-2018
Replies: 21
Views: 1,371
Posted By Fjäll
In all fairness the M8 would still be a plausible...

In all fairness the M8 would still be a plausible option if I ever decided to make the jump on a 28mm Summicron or Elmarit making it a 35mm. The wide side would be a bonus on a film Leica.

Good to...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 08-28-2018
Replies: 21
Views: 1,371
Posted By Fjäll
That's what I pictured too! I might add that I...

That's what I pictured too! I might add that I had an M8.2 for a while and it's one of my all time favorites. The inconsistency in swapping lenses between it and my film Leica eventually got to me...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 08-27-2018
Replies: 21
Views: 1,371
Posted By Fjäll
My interpretation is they have the part, just not...

My interpretation is they have the part, just not at your location. I understand it could be interpreted as Leica repairmen world wide are crawling through their drawers looking for that unique M8...
Forum: Fuji X Series 08-27-2018
Replies: 71
Views: 3,073
Posted By Fjäll
I did. Should have the scans somewhere on my hard...

I did. Should have the scans somewhere on my hard drive.
Forum: Fuji X Series 08-27-2018
Replies: 71
Views: 3,073
Posted By Fjäll
That's pretty much what's happening here. All are...

That's pretty much what's happening here. All are free to practice their freedom of speech in Sweden. Of course regardless of the political agenda. Unfortunately some driven by hatred. This isn't the...
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-24-2018
Replies: 353
Views: 23,480
Posted By Fjäll
1) Leica M4-P 2) Rolleiflex 3.5F 3) Olympus...

1) Leica M4-P
2) Rolleiflex 3.5F
3) Olympus XA4
4) Sigma DP2s
5) Leica M9
6) Fujifilm X100
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 08-21-2018
Replies: 65
Views: 2,895
Posted By Fjäll
Would you consider upgrading to an M10 Monochrom?

Would you consider upgrading to an M10 Monochrom?
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-16-2018
Replies: 66
Views: 2,725
Posted By Fjäll
Skipped on a mint Plaubel Makina 67 with leather...

Skipped on a mint Plaubel Makina 67 with leather case and lens hood but a defective lightmeter for $500 5 years ago. Up until about 2 years ago Olympus MJU II cameras sold regularly for about $30...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-12-2018
Replies: 18
Views: 1,226
Posted By Fjäll
I've had my hands on every (non metered) Leica...

I've had my hands on every (non metered) Leica except the M-A and my M4-P is probably the ugliest of the bunch. That said it's still my favorite. I've compared it directly to a newly serviced M2 and...
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-11-2018
Replies: 42
Views: 1,631
Posted By Fjäll
The Sigma Merrill cameras

The Sigma Merrill cameras
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 07-19-2018
Replies: 117
Views: 18,800
Posted By Fjäll
Samples on the site...

Samples on the site too!

http://www.cosina.co.jp/gallery/oomura-50-1_2/index.html
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-06-2018
Replies: 11
Views: 736
Posted By Fjäll
Looks like a deckel-bayonett (DKL) Searching...

Looks like a deckel-bayonett (DKL)

Searching the term brings up a lot of different cameras.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-02-2018
Replies: 4,569
Views: 1,304,114
Posted By Fjäll
Summicron 50mm Rigid - Fujifilm NPC160 Pakon...

Summicron 50mm Rigid - Fujifilm NPC160
Pakon F135
http://i68.tinypic.com/sq2pi1.jpg
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 06-29-2018
Replies: 13
Views: 1,023
Posted By Fjäll
Most likely. It was in quite good shape too!

Most likely. It was in quite good shape too!
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 06-29-2018
Replies: 13
Views: 1,023
Posted By Fjäll
It eventually went for $6920 (+22% auction fee)....

It eventually went for $6920 (+22% auction fee). Call it a bargain I couldn't keep up....
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-26-2018
Replies: 123
Views: 4,520
Posted By Fjäll
http://i66.tinypic.com/2e64ow0.jpg

http://i66.tinypic.com/2e64ow0.jpg
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 06-20-2018
Replies: 13
Views: 1,023
Posted By Fjäll
I'm sure the bidding will end up a fair bit above...

I'm sure the bidding will end up a fair bit above the starting price however it's nice to have a assured reference.

I follow this guy on Instagram. He seems to get his hands on the wickedest stuff....
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 06-20-2018
Replies: 13
Views: 1,023
Posted By Fjäll
It certainly looks out of place. If it would wind...

It certainly looks out of place. If it would wind up in my possession it would be my intent to use it and a chromed infinity lock would be a minor issue.

Erik would certainly know what this is....
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 06-20-2018
Replies: 13
Views: 1,023
Posted By Fjäll
Leica 5cm Black Paint

There is an ongoing auction on a couple of Leica lenses from an auction house where I live. They usually curate art and design furniture not so much camera gear.

One of the lenses is a black paint...
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 06-17-2018
Replies: 6
Views: 940
Posted By Fjäll
I got 6 batteries with my second-hand Leica M9...

I got 6 batteries with my second-hand Leica M9 which only 2 were original. The other 4 are from 3 different brands and are all really lousy.
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 06-12-2018
Replies: 0
Views: 304
Posted By Fjäll
Olympus XA4 shutter speed issues

The seller stated it was stuck at long shutter speeds no matter what setting. It's a know issue from what I've read prior to winning the auction and not much you can do really. But when I tried it...
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 06-08-2018
Replies: 160
Views: 11,736
Posted By Fjäll
In case anyone manage to resist the GAS - here is...

In case anyone manage to resist the GAS - here is another 75 available:

https://mint-camera.com/about-instantkon-rf70/8/3419/b0ad219d331f50ecdd592f72a5c2496e
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 06-01-2018
Replies: 160
Views: 11,736
Posted By Fjäll
Pre-orders...

Pre-orders open.

https://mint-camera.com/about-instantkon-rf70
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 05-30-2018
Replies: 23
Views: 2,554
Posted By Fjäll
You should look through these...

You should look through these threads:

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/forumdisplay.php?forumid=159
Forum: DIYS Modifications 05-28-2018
Replies: 7
Views: 916
Posted By Fjäll
May I ask you to explain how you went on doing...

May I ask you to explain how you went on doing this? I'm sure it wasn't too hard but a little heads up to keep in mind if I decide to do it myself. Got a picture?

The M4-2 cover was a great idea.
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE - Film 05-25-2018
Replies: 9
Views: 1,162
Posted By Fjäll
I swapped between both 35mm and 50mm on my M4-P...

I swapped between both 35mm and 50mm on my M4-P for ages but decided to get an M3 for the 50. Now I got dedicated setups for each focal lengths. Very convenient. The M3 vewfinder magnification is...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 05-21-2018
Replies: 115
Views: 4,631
Posted By Fjäll
The Leica M makes more sense to me than ever....

The Leica M makes more sense to me than ever.
Well perhaps the newer cameras makes less sense than ever.
I only ever fiddle with the shutter speed when the light changes and the aperture when it's...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 05-04-2018
Replies: 17
Views: 1,244
Posted By Fjäll
Happened to me too but I was able to glue it...

Happened to me too but I was able to glue it back. If you're replacing it I would consider asking this guy if there are any for the 35 Summicon...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-04-2018
Replies: 79
Views: 2,831
Posted By Fjäll
I sleep much better at night these...

I sleep much better at night these days

http://i64.tinypic.com/2wny2qq.jpg
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-02-2018
Replies: 79
Views: 2,831
Posted By Fjäll
I think your opinion is shared by many. At least...

I think your opinion is shared by many. At least with those whom handled the M4-P.
It's not quite as legendary as the classic M3, M2 or M4 but also not as refined esthetically as the later...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-20-2018
Replies: 7,432
Views: 3,788,866
Posted By Fjäll
Picked up an...

Picked up an M9.
http://i64.tinypic.com/35n1pon.jpg
M9 + 35mm Summicron V4
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 03-31-2018
Replies: 137
Views: 4,735
Posted By Fjäll
They can't compete with the major brands because...

They can't compete with the major brands because of several reasons and that's why they have a niche targeted market but I'd be happy to see a more affordable Leica M. Perhaps a cropped senor in a...
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-17-2018
Replies: 3,036
Views: 735,245
Posted By Fjäll
Rolleiflex 3.5f. Cinestill...

Rolleiflex 3.5f. Cinestill 800
http://i68.tinypic.com/1gkkdf.jpg
Forum: Zeiss Contax 02-28-2018
Replies: 24
Views: 1,121
Posted By Fjäll
Now I remember why I haven't touched my IIa in...

Now I remember why I haven't touched my IIa in over a year.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-04-2018
Replies: 332
Views: 53,893
Posted By Fjäll
Both I guess http://i68.tinypic.com/vsfa7a.jpg

Both I guess

http://i68.tinypic.com/vsfa7a.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-04-2018
Replies: 237
Views: 21,309
Posted By Fjäll
Summicron 35mm V4, Cinestill...

Summicron 35mm V4, Cinestill 800

http://i64.tinypic.com/2digew1.jpg
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 02-01-2018
Replies: 47
Views: 3,488
Posted By Fjäll
I sold my Contax T2 and replaced it with the XA....

I sold my Contax T2 and replaced it with the XA. It'd an aperture priority cam that you can over/underexpose using the ISO lever. It's even got a rangefinder. Absolutely tiny too.
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 01-26-2018
Replies: 6
Views: 852
Posted By Fjäll
Indeed. I'm with you on that one. So far the...

Indeed.



I'm with you on that one. So far the images look fine actually. I could totally get on with this lens or any other lens for that matter. I just wanted to get a clean sample where the lens...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 01-26-2018
Replies: 6
Views: 852
Posted By Fjäll
Summicron Rigid coating cleaned off?

I just picked up another 50mm Summicron Rigid DR at an auction from a local Leica dealer who described the lens to be in pristine condition optically.

After picking it up today I did the flashlight...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 01-26-2018
Replies: 884
Views: 191,567
Posted By Fjäll
Totally agree on the Pakon. Scanning full a strip...

Totally agree on the Pakon. Scanning full a strip of film in minutes.

I'm scanning a few at the moment and this is Fujifilm C200 through the Planar 50mm ZM straight....
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-25-2018
Replies: 46
Views: 1,902
Posted By Fjäll
If you're patient for deals on sought after gear...

If you're patient for deals on sought after gear you'll make a small profit if you're reselling again. I might have a considerable amount of gold invested in gear but it's a lot more fun than the...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 01-20-2018
Replies: 18
Views: 1,456
Posted By Fjäll
It always makes me chuckle when people keep...

It always makes me chuckle when people keep blaming the market when they're not getting paid jobs anymore. The market is the market. In this age of information/content overflow you have to be...
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 01-19-2018
Replies: 29
Views: 1,774
Posted By Fjäll
An older digital Ricoh GR could probably do the...

An older digital Ricoh GR could probably do the job.

Phone is alright, ain't it though?

http://i68.tinypic.com/2zebjww.jpg
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 01-19-2018
Replies: 1,179
Views: 447,657
Posted By Fjäll
http://i66.tinypic.com/153wd1t.jpg "One has a...

http://i66.tinypic.com/153wd1t.jpg

"One has a camera but one OWNS a ROLLEI"
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 01-19-2018
Replies: 29
Views: 1,774
Posted By Fjäll
https://i.imgur.com/qIsYqCA.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/qIsYqCA.jpg
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-16-2018
Replies: 63
Views: 3,281
Posted By Fjäll
M2 indeed. The Leica aficionados camera body of...

M2 indeed. The Leica aficionados camera body of choice besides perhaps the M3. A personal favorite focal length is 35mm. I went with the M4-P. Not a lesser camera in any way. I just like to have a...
Forum: Fuji X Series 01-15-2018
Replies: 19
Views: 1,571
Posted By Fjäll
The Fujifilm X camera line up is fantastic. The...

The Fujifilm X camera line up is fantastic. The XT-1 being my favourite. The manual focus with native lenses is by wire, nothing like real manual focus. The sole reson why I eventually opted out and...
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-13-2018
Replies: 19
Views: 1,626
Posted By Fjäll
Rotten community. The most commented articles...

Rotten community. The most commented articles always being the ones on anything Leica. It's a free for all hate-fest.

And film? You do know they make digital cameras now a days?
Forum: Travel 01-12-2018
Replies: 43
Views: 2,077
Posted By Fjäll
Push it to 800, it will result in a contrastier...

Push it to 800, it will result in a contrastier look. The extra speed doesn't hurt either. HP5 is too flat for my old glass, I always push it.
Forum: Travel 01-11-2018
Replies: 43
Views: 2,077
Posted By Fjäll
I just got back from a month trip in south east...

I just got back from a month trip in south east Asia just yesterday actually and what I had brought with me was my M4-P + 35mm Summicron, 50mm Planar and an Olympus XA4. I did also have my M8 but It...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-07-2017
Replies: 30
Views: 2,187
Posted By Fjäll
I do this a lot too. The most recent of my...

I do this a lot too. The most recent of my digital cameras is the M8.2. Still use the floppy disc Sony.
Forum: Fuji Digital General Discussion 12-04-2017
Replies: 27
Views: 2,553
Posted By Fjäll
"Range Finder Medium Format Mirrorless...

"Range Finder Medium Format Mirrorless İntercangeable Lens Camera"

My film cameras are good enough, my film cameras are good enough, my film cameras are good enough..
Forum: Sony E Lenses / Adapted Lenses / Adapters / Images 12-02-2017
Replies: 85
Views: 7,688
Posted By Fjäll
Perhaps one of the more common lenses in terms of...

Perhaps one of the more common lenses in terms of artistic bokeh is the Petzval Lens with it's signature swirly bokeh.

https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8813/18353475632_62e8903169_o.jpg
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-02-2017
Replies: 7
Views: 948
Posted By Fjäll
The entusiasm went from 100 to 0 in 2.0 seconds

The entusiasm went from 100 to 0 in 2.0 seconds
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-27-2017
Replies: 8
Views: 776
Posted By Fjäll
Thanks for the replies. I've looked into the...

Thanks for the replies.

I've looked into the Nikonos before when I did a lot of shallow depth diving. Underwater film photography is something I'm yet to check off the list.

The 80mm might be a...
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-27-2017
Replies: 8
Views: 776
Posted By Fjäll
Recommendations on a weatherproof setup?

Inspired by the city lights and reflections on the rainy streets lately - I'm looking for a setup specifically for that type of shooting.

Although I'm trying to find my ways through preferably...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-13-2017
Replies: 34
Views: 2,126
Posted By Fjäll
I only use a lightmeter for portraits when...

I only use a lightmeter for portraits when shooting medium format or for long exposure. It's otherwise generally hard to screw up an exposure unless you're totally off. I like to lean towards...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-12-2017
Replies: 25
Views: 1,134
Posted By Fjäll
double post

double post
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-12-2017
Replies: 25
Views: 1,134
Posted By Fjäll
Framelines for 28mm and the hotshoe are nice...

Framelines for 28mm and the hotshoe are nice additions to the earlier models. It also has a more refined and tactile mechanical feeling than the earlier brass-geared M's. It's not the prettiest M but...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-05-2017
Replies: 41
Views: 1,986
Posted By Fjäll
http://i65.tinypic.com/x10oxh.jpg Leica M8 +...

http://i65.tinypic.com/x10oxh.jpg

Leica M8 + 35mm Summicron IV
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 10-22-2017
Replies: 12
Views: 1,099
Posted By Fjäll
https://www.instagram.com/canal_andres/ - A style...

https://www.instagram.com/canal_andres/ - A style difficult to get tired of

https://www.instagram.com/michaelbrunt/ - Originality on point with great taste

https://www.instagram.com/2wenty_/ -...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 10-17-2017
Replies: 434
Views: 33,141
Posted By Fjäll
https://preview.ibb.co/fohLRR/2017_10_17_09_21_59_...

https://preview.ibb.co/fohLRR/2017_10_17_09_21_59_1.jpg
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-15-2017
Replies: 11
Views: 798
Posted By Fjäll
These previous threads seem to adress a similar...

These previous threads seem to adress a similar...
Forum: Optics Theory - 09-21-2017
Replies: 100
Views: 6,713
Posted By Fjäll
Bought a Sigma Merrill DP2 recently. Really...

Bought a Sigma Merrill DP2 recently. Really brings our the beauty in digital. It has got me looking at the DP Quattro H and less sure about the M8.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-07-2017
Replies: 962
Views: 188,914
Posted By Fjäll
http://i64.tinypic.com/dw6igz.jpg Rollei...

http://i64.tinypic.com/dw6igz.jpg

Rollei 35S
Fujifilm C200
Nikon SB-800 + magenta gel
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 09-05-2017
Replies: 434
Views: 33,141
Posted By Fjäll
http://i65.tinypic.com/2qu6xc9.jpg Central...

http://i65.tinypic.com/2qu6xc9.jpg

Central Station
Rolleiflex 3.5f
Ilford delta 100
Rodinal 1+25, 9min
EPSON V800
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 08-29-2017
Replies: 434
Views: 33,141
Posted By Fjäll
Sometimes I'm thinking about getting an...

Sometimes I'm thinking about getting an Hasselblad but every time I see the negatives from this thing I'm like naaah.

Thank you!
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 08-29-2017
Replies: 434
Views: 33,141
Posted By Fjäll
http://i63.tinypic.com/25utl54.jpg Tri-X expired...

http://i63.tinypic.com/25utl54.jpg
Tri-X expired 1985 souped in Rodinal 6 min.
Rolleiflex 3.5f + yellow filter.
Scanned with Epson V800

Pardon for the excessively large file but it seems to be the...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 08-17-2017
Replies: 22
Views: 1,680
Posted By Fjäll
It's important to be realistic. I see a lot of...

It's important to be realistic. I see a lot of "starving artists" heading in no particular direction expecting to magically end up making it. I'd say you should work a normal job and spend a lot of...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 08-11-2017
Replies: 411
Views: 16,467
Posted By Fjäll
Tried out shooting digital again hoping the Leica...

Tried out shooting digital again hoping the Leica M8 was the camera to scratch that itch on the digital convenience. As humble my approach was to shooting digital and as great the files actually are...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-11-2017
Replies: 10
Views: 1,323
Posted By Fjäll
I think I read somewhere people are offering...

I think I read somewhere people are offering re-silvering services for that kind of stuff. The amateur astronomy crowd are very switched on about some of this stuff too apparently.
Forum: Scale Focus 35's 08-01-2017
Replies: 44
Views: 4,646
Posted By Fjäll
I just might give the Leica a break and pull out...

I just might give the Leica a break and pull out the Rollei after reading this. For a bit at least.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 07-18-2017
Replies: 28
Views: 2,027
Posted By Fjäll
My personal film of choice when the sun has...

My personal film of choice when the sun has settled is Ektar 100. It ticks the boxes I struggle with the most, such as colour. Good photography isn't easy but I definitely don't think the technical...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-16-2017
Replies: 8,885
Views: 867,135
Posted By Fjäll
Leica M8.2 http://i65.tinypic.com/zkq2v7.jpg

Leica M8.2

http://i65.tinypic.com/zkq2v7.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 06-26-2017
Replies: 245
Views: 28,568
Posted By Fjäll
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(message deleted)
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 06-19-2017
Replies: 7
Views: 1,146
Posted By Fjäll
Mine only does this when it's struggling to meter...

Mine only does this when it's struggling to meter the scene. Typically in very low light.
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 04-20-2017
Replies: 13
Views: 1,586
Posted By Fjäll
http://rs1132.pbsrc.com/albums/m579/NixHaw/Whateve...

http://rs1132.pbsrc.com/albums/m579/NixHaw/Whatever/Headache.gif?w=480&h=480&fit=clip
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-03-2017
Replies: 7
Views: 936
Posted By Fjäll
I'm from Gothenburg and yet I don't own a...

I'm from Gothenburg and yet I don't own a Hasselblad. I feel terrible.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-29-2017
Replies: 20
Views: 1,392
Posted By Fjäll
All my pictures got affected when I accidentally...

All my pictures got affected when I accidentally opened the back of my Leica. Thought the film got stuck when I apparently was shooting a 24 frame roll. I think all of the remaining film which hadn't...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 03-24-2017
Replies: 9
Views: 3,090
Posted By Fjäll
It's a Leica M3 with a Leica Meter MC on top and...

It's a Leica M3 with a Leica Meter MC on top and a Summaron 35mm f/3.5 with goggles mounted.

http://www.djcphoto.com/blog/blog/wp-content/uploads/2011/05/summaron_meter.jpg
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 03-09-2017
Replies: 4
Views: 1,192
Posted By Fjäll
I don't think a lens would flare if you're...

I don't think a lens would flare if you're shooting your own shadow. Check the seals around the back door. Are they in good condition?
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-08-2017
Replies: 160
Views: 7,872
Posted By Fjäll
Photographing homeless people is a sensitive...

Photographing homeless people is a sensitive subject matter. I wouldn't take a picture of somebody homeless unless I genuinely was trying to help out these poor people in need.
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 02-10-2017
Replies: 33
Views: 7,014
Posted By Fjäll
I find it harder to focus with the bright...

I find it harder to focus with the bright screens. The out of focus areas are more pronounced in the standard screens. Perhaps something to keep in mind when using a Rolleiflex 2.8.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-03-2017
Replies: 73
Views: 3,318
Posted By Fjäll
When I finally decided to buy myself a Leica M, I...

When I finally decided to buy myself a Leica M, I didn't want to cheap out initially. But of all models available I eventually settled for the M4-P. There is an M2 (which I also considered) with the...
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 01-24-2017
Replies: 5
Views: 1,212
Posted By Fjäll
I saw someone converting Land Cameras aswell as...

I saw someone converting Land Cameras aswell as the 600-models to use Instax wide. Not pack film but it looks great. I recall he did it for a couple of hundred bucks.
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-22-2017
Replies: 168
Views: 9,738
Posted By Fjäll
I got back from a trip from Indonesia last week...

I got back from a trip from Indonesia last week and I saw a Leica M-A (35mm Summicron APO), Canon A1 (50mm 1.4), a group using disposable cameras as well as a guy using a Polaroid 195.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-15-2017
Replies: 48
Views: 3,029
Posted By Fjäll
There's a thread on here on the differences...

There's a thread on here on the differences between some M-As. There was something about different shutterdials aswell?
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-14-2017
Replies: 332
Views: 53,893
Posted By Fjäll
https://s30.postimg.org/7i42mjj1d/2016_12_01_08_01...

https://s30.postimg.org/7i42mjj1d/2016_12_01_08_01_42_1.jpg
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 12-26-2016
Replies: 10
Views: 1,654
Posted By Fjäll
The 35mm Summicron V4 is a really nice compact...

The 35mm Summicron V4 is a really nice compact 35mm lens.

Mounted on M6
http://i67.tinypic.com/dnoj5u.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-02-2016
Replies: 288
Views: 28,593
Posted By Fjäll
First roll with the 50mm Summicron Rigid (TMAX100...

First roll with the 50mm Summicron Rigid (TMAX100 + Yellow filter, developed in Rodinal)

https://s18.postimg.org/ltzdsxxux/image.jpg
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 12-02-2016
Replies: 31
Views: 3,682
Posted By Fjäll
We have found a photographers extensive...

We have found a photographers extensive documentation of the streets of my neighborhood through the 50s. A lot had changed and things are changing even faster. It inspired me to do the same thing but...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-01-2016
Replies: 113
Views: 7,523
Posted By Fjäll
It's all about the possibilities in the...

It's all about the possibilities in the limitations.
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=E8H-67ILaqc
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-30-2016
Replies: 113
Views: 7,523
Posted By Fjäll
Sensor size has nothing to do with the artistic...

Sensor size has nothing to do with the artistic expression in photography. There are a lot of photographers that only shoot with their smartphones. There are no settings nor choices of focal lengths,...
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-21-2016
Replies: 45
Views: 2,884
Posted By Fjäll
Do you mind me asking what the serial number is...

Do you mind me asking what the serial number is on yours?

I've got an IIIa but I'm not quite sure how old it is. I've tried looking it up but still can't figure it out.

Mine has 88***

It must be...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-21-2016
Replies: 28
Views: 2,276
Posted By Fjäll
Leica M4-2. Nothing against the Zeiss but the...

Leica M4-2. Nothing against the Zeiss but the Leica is probably cheaper and it's a Leica.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-14-2016
Replies: 128
Views: 8,462
Posted By Fjäll
The Polaroid talking camera, of course! "Don't...

The Polaroid talking camera, of course!
"Don't say Cheddar, say CHEESE!".

Jokes aside. I really like the very impractical shutter sound of my Pentax 67 even if it sounds somewhat like dropping a...
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 11-10-2016
Replies: 572
Views: 84,281
Posted By Fjäll
I think as you say, if stored properly, they will...

I think as you say, if stored properly, they will look just fine even if expired. Since I won't rush using this stuff just for funs, they're all where they should be. Sorry for the lack of beer in...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 11-10-2016
Replies: 71
Views: 5,051
Posted By Fjäll
I do too at times, but mostly when the seller...

I do too at times, but mostly when the seller might be unsure of what he is selling.

If the seller claims an item to be in a better condition that what it actually appears to be in, I think the...
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 11-10-2016
Replies: 572
Views: 84,281
Posted By Fjäll
Not sure how long they last from the production...

Not sure how long they last from the production date but there are 2018 batches out there as well.
http://i.ebayimg.com/images/g/5uEAAOSwubRXM8N1/s-l1600.jpg
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-10-2016
Replies: 41
Views: 1,807
Posted By Fjäll
Sweden. During the summer months it never really...

Sweden. During the summer months it never really gets dark at all, sun really just dips below the horizon for a couple of hours. Pretty much the opposite during winter.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 11-08-2016
Replies: 450
Views: 52,834
Posted By Fjäll
Aren't you that guy from Brooklyn Shooters...

Aren't you that guy from Brooklyn Shooters Channel on YouTube?
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-02-2016
Replies: 8,885
Views: 867,135
Posted By Fjäll
All this week: Contax IIIa + 50mm Sonnar...

All this week:
Contax IIIa + 50mm Sonnar f/1.5
Summicron 50mm Rigid
Polaroid Land Camera 180
40 boxes of FP-100C
Forum: RFF News 11-01-2016
Replies: 24
Views: 4,096
Posted By Fjäll
So many submissions. I will put my vote when I...

So many submissions. I will put my vote when I get time to go through them all. Good luck.
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 10-31-2016
Replies: 572
Views: 84,281
Posted By Fjäll
I'm getting the SP3000 eventually, but I'm good...

I'm getting the SP3000 eventually, but I'm good for now.
And about the FP100C, I bought their entire stock unfortunately.

https://s22.postimg.org/k84oc5orl/20161031_200726.jpg
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 10-29-2016
Replies: 18
Views: 3,005
Posted By Fjäll
The Monochrom is a fantastic camera, but not...

The Monochrom is a fantastic camera, but not without a photographer to match. Well done!
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