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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-10-2017
Replies: 768
Views: 329,244
Posted By silverbullet
https://c1.staticflickr.com/3/2565/3841510135_1620...

https://c1.staticflickr.com/3/2565/3841510135_1620abc354_o.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/6RsK8n)JU52 (https://flic.kr/p/6RsK8n) by deandare06 (https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/), auf Flickr

JU 52...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 03-08-2017
Replies: 266
Views: 17,039
Posted By silverbullet
as quoted above there should be some 'spice' or...

as quoted above there should be some 'spice' or paradoxon or similar in a photograph. A lot of members of the group in-public demontrates my idea of a 'real' street pic.
DAvid Gibson and his earlier...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 03-08-2017
Replies: 266
Views: 17,039
Posted By silverbullet
sorry, for me as an old-school-streetphotographer...

sorry, for me as an old-school-streetphotographer these scenarios have nothing to do with my understanding of 'streetphotography'. For me it's photojournalism as f.e. war photography.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 03-08-2017
Replies: 266
Views: 17,039
Posted By silverbullet
Streetpotography is the art/mystery of story...

Streetpotography is the art/mystery of story telling in just one second. In a glimps of the eyes and the impact which is caused in the onlooker's brain.

There must be a 'hook' within the scene....
Forum: RFF News 01-08-2017
Replies: 22
Views: 6,848
Posted By silverbullet
Congratulations Ellen! Keep on shooting. ;-)

Congratulations Ellen! Keep on shooting. ;-)
Forum: Tom Abrahamsson of RapidWinder.com 01-07-2017
Replies: 354
Sticky: RIP Tom A
Views: 57,756
Posted By silverbullet
What a sad beginning of 2017.... I'm shocked....

What a sad beginning of 2017.... I'm shocked.
Getting comments on some of my flickr pics from Tom made me very proud because his knowledge and background in photography is hard to beat. His spirit...
Forum: RFF News 12-03-2016
Replies: 43
Views: 6,950
Posted By silverbullet
Hi Ellen, congrats! It's not just this...

Hi Ellen,

congrats! It's not just this photograph but a lot more that you made. Keep on your work!

Cheers
Bernd
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-02-2016
Replies: 697
Views: 60,415
Posted By silverbullet
somewhere in spain

somewhere in spain
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-01-2016
Replies: 697
Views: 60,415
Posted By silverbullet
in Amsterdam, long time...

in Amsterdam, long time ago...

https://c2.staticflickr.com/4/3012/3043510674_15710d6f60_z.jpg?zz=1 (https://flic.kr/p/5CWMFY)Cigarettje (https://flic.kr/p/5CWMFY) by deandare06...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-01-2016
Replies: 113
Views: 7,726
Posted By silverbullet
My best shots I made fourty years ago with my...

My best shots I made fourty years ago with my NikonF. Why? This camera gave me a lot of emotional input and charged me in a way no other tool did before. By this cam I could leave my 'comfort-zone'...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-01-2016
Replies: 697
Views: 60,415
Posted By silverbullet
in...

in Istanbul

https://c6.staticflickr.com/6/5003/5263470453_e90921c672.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/927Eoz)Everything is 'To Go'..... (https://flic.kr/p/927Eoz) by deandare06...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-01-2016
Replies: 113
Views: 7,726
Posted By silverbullet
In the beginning of the 35mm photography, Oskar...

In the beginning of the 35mm photography, Oskar Barnack got the same arguments from large-format shooters against his 'small-negative-format' Leica. No wood body, no huge brass lens and no ground...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-20-2016
Replies: 555
Views: 52,236
Posted By silverbullet
https://c7.staticflickr.com/9/8104/8540456054_25ce...

https://c7.staticflickr.com/9/8104/8540456054_25cefd3edc_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/e1G53j)Wales_1972 (1 von 1) (https://flic.kr/p/e1G53j) by deandare06 (https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/),...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-18-2016
Replies: 356
Views: 40,240
Posted By silverbullet
28mm lens is the best.........

28mm lens is the best...... ;-)

https://c2.staticflickr.com/4/3012/3043510674_15710d6f60_z.jpg?zz=1 (https://flic.kr/p/5CWMFY)
Cigarettje (https://flic.kr/p/5CWMFY) by deandare06...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-18-2016
Replies: 356
Views: 40,240
Posted By silverbullet
in...

in Sicily

https://c5.staticflickr.com/8/7134/6899602508_e6f5952d13_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/bvGgrW)
Sicilian workshop (https://flic.kr/p/bvGgrW) by deandare06...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-18-2016
Replies: 356
Views: 40,240
Posted By silverbullet
in Amsterdam, long time...

in Amsterdam, long time ago...

https://c8.staticflickr.com/6/5599/15480037535_6f618a58f4_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/pzVeQT)
old man's best friends (https://flic.kr/p/pzVeQT) by deandare06...
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-13-2016
Replies: 54
Views: 2,849
Posted By silverbullet
f2? For me it depends on the type of camera. A...

f2? For me it depends on the type of camera. A SLR with a prism is better to focus with a high open lens, a rangefinder doesn't need this.
My shooting style for streets is mainly close distance head...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-10-2016
Replies: 17
Views: 872
Posted By silverbullet
low light = open aperture and razorsharp DOF....

low light = open aperture and razorsharp DOF. Just one eye, no ears?
The smaller the sensor the better until to much noise will occur compare to larger sensors.
For me an Olympus with 5-axis is the...
Forum: RFF News 11-09-2016
Replies: 47
Views: 15,059
Posted By silverbullet
some news i overlooked?

some news i overlooked?
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 11-08-2016
Replies: 1,829
Views: 128,494
Posted By silverbullet
Great! +1!

Great! +1!
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-06-2016
Replies: 10
Views: 1,135
Posted By silverbullet
To test a cam/lens with a color film isn't...

To test a cam/lens with a color film isn't optimal. The chain of processing is to long, especially the chemistry of the lab might be doubtful.
When checking the color pls. use a fresh slide film....
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 11-05-2016
Replies: 28
Views: 2,348
Posted By silverbullet
The early 911 S had the same tire size as the...

The early 911 S had the same tire size as the Volkswagen 1600 TL - 165R15.
On the Autobahn with heavy sidewinds a Mercedes was much faster due to the sweaty hands of the Porsche driver…....
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-19-2016
Replies: 25
Views: 1,383
Posted By silverbullet
Helen +1

Helen +1
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-17-2016
Replies: 36
Views: 3,908
Posted By silverbullet
bakemono - the F has some magic in it and...

bakemono - the F has some magic in it and together with the 50mm f2 Nikkor there is cream (bokeh) on your coffee (b&w film):

https://c4.staticflickr.com/8/7023/6764635107_ca4d03c209.jpg...
Forum: Sony E Lenses / Adapted Lenses / Adapters / Images 10-16-2016
Replies: 4
Views: 5,676
Posted By silverbullet
don't forget the nails….. ;-) the pics are...

don't forget the nails….. ;-)

the pics are breathtaking
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 10-03-2016
Replies: 73
Views: 14,387
Posted By silverbullet
My Bessa R4A has the 21mm "Super Angulon View" -...

My Bessa R4A has the 21mm "Super Angulon View" - for me the reasen to prefer this model against any Leica M. Together with the VC 21mm f4 a combo of tiny size but big...
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 08-31-2016
Replies: 35
Views: 2,751
Posted By silverbullet
Smile it's the French way of living that attracted my...

it's the French way of living that attracted my family and me

One of my best buy on a vide grenier at the island of Noirmoutier/Atlantic is my beloved VeloSolex, a bike with a front engine. Thirteen...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 07-07-2016
Replies: 221
Views: 24,333
Posted By silverbullet
The F - at the beginning of the seventies in the...

The F - at the beginning of the seventies in the lat century my first love and third eye.
All those terrible photographs from Vietnam, mostly shot with the F or Nikkormats, I had to support THIS...
Forum: Leica Q / CL/ T / X Series 06-28-2015
Replies: 34
Views: 7,693
Posted By silverbullet
there is a rumour going round that the...

there is a rumour going round that the shareholder Blackstone wants to sell it's part of appr. 4x% of shares to someone. For me it makes sense that Panasonic might buy into Leica. Many years of...
Forum: Leica Q / CL/ T / X Series 06-12-2015
Replies: 222
Views: 21,573
Posted By silverbullet
The Q is the first digital Leica which deserves...

The Q is the first digital Leica which deserves the name 'M' ore better

'Texas Ricoh' ;-)
Forum: Leica Q / CL/ T / X Series 06-12-2015
Replies: 114
Views: 22,339
Posted By silverbullet
In Japan and elsewhere the 28mm are very well...

In Japan and elsewhere the 28mm are very well accepted. Towns, malls and highways are much more crowded then 50 years ago therefore 'the wider - the better'
Even P&S cams start already at 24mm.

And...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 06-05-2015
Replies: 41
Views: 6,116
Posted By silverbullet
At first: don't worry! It's normal to be 'dried...

At first: don't worry!

It's normal to be 'dried out' in terms of creativity. Sometimes the break will last only weeks or months but it can be much longer……...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-09-2015
Replies: 24
Views: 3,430
Posted By silverbullet
Thanks! :)

Thanks! :)
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-08-2015
Replies: 24
Views: 3,430
Posted By silverbullet
Thanks you very much for your kind words!

Thanks you very much for your kind words!
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-08-2015
Replies: 24
Views: 3,430
Posted By silverbullet
Thank you. This elephant is located in Nantes,...

Thank you.

This elephant is located in Nantes, France. An old shipyard with artifical animals and flowers. The elephant is huge, more than 45 people can be placed inside and above. A real...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-08-2015
Replies: 24
Views: 3,430
Posted By silverbullet
"You HAD talent" :( no worries…. Photography...

"You HAD talent" :( no worries….

Photography for me as not 'to get images printed' at these times. It was drifting and messing with friends or on my own and my camera. Just a hobby, but in 1973 I...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-08-2015
Replies: 24
Views: 3,430
Posted By silverbullet
Helen, 'long time no see' …….hope you are...

Helen,

'long time no see' …….hope you are fine!

Cheers
Bernd
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-08-2015
Replies: 24
Views: 3,430
Posted By silverbullet
Thanks @ all for your kind words! PS: I'm back...

Thanks @ all for your kind words!

PS: I'm back on the water……….in a kayak as an old rooky… :rolleyes:
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 05-06-2015
Replies: 91
Views: 9,876
Posted By silverbullet
Could you read her explanations?

Could you read her explanations?
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 05-06-2015
Replies: 91
Views: 9,876
Posted By silverbullet
here they...

here they are…..:

http://www.sylviebendel.de

Sylvie is a forum member of the Nikon forum, Germany. She can dive into person's mind with her camera. For me she is one of the best female photographer...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-06-2015
Replies: 24
Views: 3,430
Posted By silverbullet
Thanks a lot and hurry up because in 20 years...

Thanks a lot and hurry up because in 20 years you'll have my age…now:rolleyes:
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-06-2015
Replies: 24
Views: 3,430
Posted By silverbullet
Godfrey, thanks a lot! Sorry, there is no...

Godfrey, thanks a lot!
Sorry, there is no translation available….
But the content is easily told: as a young guy messing around with my Iron Love, the NikonF (The 'nam camera at those days) one...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-06-2015
Replies: 24
Views: 3,430
Posted By silverbullet
after all these years……

At the last Photokina in Cologne I met some folks of a German camera magazine, named 'camera'.
We spoke about this and that and after some months they wrote about my story. In short: street...
Forum: Digital M Reported Problems - all Models 01-06-2015
Replies: 88
Views: 27,258
Posted By silverbullet
Raid, did Mr. Schopf mentioned the year of the...

Raid, did Mr. Schopf mentioned the year of the Christmas season? This issue is so old now that it must have been 2013…….

Ich schäme mich als Deutscher für solch ein lausiges Verhalten den Kunden...
Forum: Digital M Reported Problems - all Models 12-11-2014
Replies: 505
Views: 98,915
Posted By silverbullet
Nobody thinks about the hassle when repaired cams...

Nobody thinks about the hassle when repaired cams come back from Wetzlar and need a (new) adjustment with their existing lenses. The camera bdoy will be stripped totally from labour side it's the...
Forum: Digital M Reported Problems - all Models 12-07-2014
Replies: 505
Views: 98,915
Posted By silverbullet
The Leica boutiques all over the world are full...

The Leica boutiques all over the world are full with digital Ms in front of X-Mas. Can we expect an official statement before the arrival of Santa Claus and Rudy the Red Dot reindeer? :-)
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 12-07-2014
Replies: 43
Views: 5,977
Posted By silverbullet
Hey, I met him...

Hey, I met him too….:cool:

https://farm1.staticflickr.com/114/257544714_1702901079_o.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/oKZ57). (https://flic.kr/p/oKZ57) by deandare06...
Forum: Digital M Reported Problems - all Models 12-06-2014
Replies: 505
Views: 98,915
Posted By silverbullet
this manufacturer got some inquiry? as mentioned...

this manufacturer got some inquiry? as mentioned in the french Leica forum:

http://www.hamamatsu.com/eu/en/index.html

to: Hamamatsu Photonics:

"Hello,

I contact you at the end of your technical...
Forum: Digital M Reported Problems - all Models 12-06-2014
Replies: 505
Views: 98,915
Posted By silverbullet
in the french Leica forum "summilux" there are...

in the french Leica forum "summilux" there are good demonstration pictures of these sensor 'worms' which move across the sensor with visible traces and then blob in a circle:

end of the...
Forum: Digital M Reported Problems - all Models 12-03-2014
Replies: 505
Views: 98,915
Posted By silverbullet
Sony...

Sony problem:

http://www.dpreview.com/forums/post/52772665
Forum: Digital M Reported Problems - all Models 12-02-2014
Replies: 505
Views: 98,915
Posted By silverbullet
4 years ago there has been some writing on the...

4 years ago there has been some writing on the wall at RFF:

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=96050
Forum: Digital M Reported Problems - all Models 11-27-2014
Replies: 505
Views: 98,915
Posted By silverbullet
we could discuss about the falling off strap lugs...

we could discuss about the falling off strap lugs from the M240, but this is a different subject...:cool:
Forum: Digital M Reported Problems - all Models 11-26-2014
Replies: 505
Views: 98,915
Posted By silverbullet
sorry, but this is nonsense. You buy a Leica...

sorry, but this is nonsense. You buy a Leica motorbike brand-new and nobody including Leica informs you about a weak nut of the crossbar. No recall from the factory and you feel the warm summer...
Forum: Digital M Reported Problems - all Models 11-26-2014
Replies: 505
Views: 98,915
Posted By silverbullet
What about fresh customers which don't have the...

What about fresh customers which don't have the advantage of a cosy internet forum with all the informations collected from all over the world? People will buy new M-Es or MMs and run blindly into...
Forum: Digital M Reported Problems - all Models 11-26-2014
Replies: 505
Views: 98,915
Posted By silverbullet
More than one year ago these sensor-irritations...

More than one year ago these sensor-irritations started. With every new case the only statement was "just a single case - don't worry"

But CCD/CMOS production is so delicate and compare to other...
Forum: Digital M Reported Problems - all Models 11-26-2014
Replies: 505
Views: 98,915
Posted By silverbullet
The new official statement from Mr....

The new official statement from Mr. Viau/Leica:

"As promised, we´d like to address a number of questions you have regarding the issue with our CCD sensor and be as clear as possible.

First let us...
Forum: Digital M Reported Problems - all Models 11-25-2014
Replies: 505
Views: 98,915
Posted By silverbullet
Leica has/had small movies on youtube and vimeo...

Leica has/had small movies on youtube and vimeo about wet cleaning as well as instructions on their homepage which had been removed in the last days. Clever users have already screen shots of the...
Forum: Digital M Reported Problems - all Models 11-24-2014
Replies: 505
Views: 98,915
Posted By silverbullet
By not informing 'official' Leica protects the...

By not informing 'official' Leica protects the stock of new and used Ms on dealers' shelfs. And Leicas from sellers at ebay which don't know this issue because they aren't so active in forums.
With...
Forum: Digital M Reported Problems - all Models 11-24-2014
Replies: 505
Views: 98,915
Posted By silverbullet
There are official emails from Leica to...

There are official emails from Leica to registered customers in Germany with the same content as shown in the LUF.

I guess this issue is like a tsunami for Leica, similar to the dreaded M8 UV...
Forum: Digital M Reported Problems - all Models 11-24-2014
Replies: 505
Views: 98,915
Posted By silverbullet
https://de.linkedin.com/in/jjviau

https://de.linkedin.com/in/jjviau
Forum: Digital M Reported Problems - all Models 11-23-2014
Replies: 505
Views: 98,915
Posted By silverbullet
out of my above post with the statement of...

out of my above post with the statement of TrueSense and Leica:

In
addition, the sensor incorporates a new IR-absorbing cover glass as well as a
new red color pigment for improved color fidelity and...
Forum: Digital M Reported Problems - all Models 11-23-2014
Replies: 505
Views: 98,915
Posted By silverbullet
it could be possible that very thin metallic...

it could be possible that very thin metallic particles from the shutter on the surface react with the coating under conditions where humidity acts as a transfer medium between the coating and the...
Forum: Digital M Reported Problems - all Models 11-23-2014
Replies: 505
Views: 98,915
Posted By silverbullet
out of my memory during the introduction of the...

out of my memory during the introduction of the M9, it was communicated that the wider surface of the full frame sensor of the M9 with an even flatter angle occurred for the light and that the...
Forum: Digital M Reported Problems - all Models 11-23-2014
Replies: 505
Views: 98,915
Posted By silverbullet
On the Eclipse homepage there is a certain...

On the Eclipse homepage there is a certain guarantee which covers the usage of their cleaning components in case of sensor damage by wet cleaning. We learn that CCD sensors are not allowed to be...
Forum: Digital M Reported Problems - all Models 11-23-2014
Replies: 505
Views: 98,915
Posted By silverbullet
Bloomberg released in 2009 a statement from...

Bloomberg released in 2009 a statement from Kodak/Leica:

here a part which might explain the roots of problems:

"With over 18-million pixels, the KODAK KAF-18500 Image Sensor enables a new
level of...
Forum: Digital M Reported Problems - all Models 11-23-2014
Replies: 505
Views: 98,915
Posted By silverbullet
partly copied from the Truesense data- and...

partly copied from the Truesense data- and handling sheet:

about cleaning this type of sensor:

Handling
It is important to never touch the cover glass with fingers or anything other than lens...
Forum: Digital M Reported Problems - all Models 11-23-2014
Replies: 505
Views: 98,915
Posted By silverbullet
A german member of the LUF found out that Leica...

A german member of the LUF found out that Leica changed last Friday on their official website the recommendations for sensor cleaning. I guess that he made screen shots to be able to document what...
Forum: Digital M Reported Problems - all Models 11-22-2014
Replies: 505
Views: 98,915
Posted By silverbullet
from my point of view it's a clever strategy from...

from my point of view it's a clever strategy from Leica to shift the responsibility to the customer who has no chance to argue against the now 'wrong' cleaning methods.
Forum: Digital M Reported Problems - all Models 11-21-2014
Replies: 505
Views: 98,915
Posted By silverbullet
Leica M9 FF-CCD corrosion on sensors

two days ago Leica informed after more and more discussion in the LUF about the 'corrosion-problem' with sensors of M9/P, MM and M-E.

It seems that from now on the free of charge replacement of...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 10-30-2014
Replies: 60
Views: 9,283
Posted By silverbullet
Fungus looks totally different. In this case it's...

Fungus looks totally different. In this case it's the second kind of sensor failure for the M9. The first and easy to check damage is the crack of some cover glass and the second is the delamination...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-23-2014
Replies: 111
Views: 13,607
Posted By silverbullet
b&w film because the grain is like colophonium on...

b&w film because the grain is like colophonium on a violin's bow and…. mother used film….. ;-)

https://farm1.staticflickr.com/54/173416262_5e71a483da_o.jpg...
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 04-27-2013
Replies: 89
Views: 7,265
Posted By silverbullet
I was a street photographer when this category...

I was a street photographer when this category wasn't described.
To lazy to calculate flash output, carrying background carton and other heavy gear.
Just good shoes and scanning eyes....
Now 40 years...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-26-2013
Replies: 1,425
Views: 348,829
Posted By silverbullet
Koenigsallee,...

Koenigsallee, Duesseldorf

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7141/6634646219_4546d5c479_o.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/6634646219/)
model...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 04-25-2013
Replies: 89
Views: 8,877
Posted By silverbullet
Regarding the different bodies the difference...

Regarding the different bodies the difference between them is like zero in terms of lug position and counter material. No use of Aramid fibres, no reinforced ABS it's plain and easy metal like the...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 04-24-2013
Replies: 89
Views: 8,877
Posted By silverbullet
Leica has only 60 years of experience with this M...

Leica has only 60 years of experience with this M body. It's not rocket science as sensors or other electronical stuff inside. Concerning 'forgotten' recalls Leica did nothing in terms of sensors,...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 04-03-2013
Replies: 56
Views: 6,149
Posted By silverbullet
In early 1970 I had no girl friend but each month...

In early 1970 I had no girl friend but each month a black/silver book from TimeLife about photography. The most displayed cam was the NikonF.

At the same time the war in Vietnam was very close here...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 03-17-2013
Replies: 158
Views: 22,332
Posted By silverbullet
check them...

check them out

http://www.srsmicrosystems.co.uk/c/501/Ricoh-GXR-Cameras.html
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 03-17-2013
Replies: 158
Views: 22,332
Posted By silverbullet
yesterday at my local shop in Duesseldorf I had a...

yesterday at my local shop in Duesseldorf I had a discussion with a person with Ricoh background.
All Ricoh cameras except the GRD xxx will be discontinued in the near future......

Ricoh bought...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-21-2012
Replies: 5,732
Views: 518,857
Posted By silverbullet
Ricoh GRD3

Ricoh GRD3
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-15-2012
Replies: 141
Views: 17,022
Posted By silverbullet
I seems that I'm a 21mm-man: my second...

I seems that I'm a 21mm-man:

my second frame:

http://farm3.staticflickr.com/2565/3841510135_1620abc354_o.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/3841510135/)
JU52...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-12-2012
Replies: 12
Views: 1,445
Posted By silverbullet
as a young guy, the 28mm length was my Swiss...

as a young guy, the 28mm length was my Swiss knife for everything
Portraits with this 'sweet spot' or social photography with people and background.
But wearing glasses the 28mm and a Leica M 0,72...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 10-25-2012
Replies: 1,086
Views: 229,783
Posted By silverbullet
Why not look for some LEGO bits to hold your...

Why not look for some LEGO bits to hold your frames?....:rolleyes:

http://www.digilightbox.de/index2.php?section=p_44
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-16-2012
Replies: 3
Views: 1,339
Posted By silverbullet
it might be the so called "Schneideritis": had a...

it might be the so called "Schneideritis":

had a second h. Minolta 28mm M lens and recognized after two weeks the white dots.
The dealer took it...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 10-14-2012
Replies: 258
Views: 69,738
Posted By silverbullet
Hi Chris, I really appreciate your comment....

Hi Chris,

I really appreciate your comment.

The flight with the JU52 was a birthday gift for my 60th and my plan was to use this lens inside the plane.

But the morning light from the side was...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 10-14-2012
Replies: 258
Views: 69,738
Posted By silverbullet
My combination of the Bessa R4A and the tiny 21mm...

My combination of the Bessa R4A and the tiny 21mm f4 is a killer. Wearing glasses the viewfinder rocks and the total package has one of the best price/value/handling advantages.

Drawback: on High...
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 10-12-2012
Replies: 5,573
Views: 855,535
Posted By silverbullet
The last shot* demonstrates the 'ugly part' of...

The last shot* demonstrates the 'ugly part' of the MM or the pp or.....:

* with the half blind ? man, sorry...

it's the OOF part at the left side of the pic - the lady with the plastic bag in her...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 06-20-2012
Replies: 1,551
Views: 241,513
Posted By silverbullet
GRD...

GRD III

http://farm3.staticflickr.com/2784/4279681334_b0d80104d5_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/4279681334/)
Airbag (http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/4279681334/) von...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-05-2012
Replies: 91
Views: 8,139
Posted By silverbullet
geeze, I saw his wife...

geeze, I saw his wife too.....:D

http://farm1.staticflickr.com/54/173416262_5e71a483da_o.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/173416262/)
klick...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-05-2012
Replies: 91
Views: 8,139
Posted By silverbullet
Is it the new Wii or the old GameBoy? The screen...

Is it the new Wii or the old GameBoy? The screen seems to be so small....

No Sir, it's my new Leica M9-P!! Henry Cartier-Bresson had a Lei...bla,bla,bla......


Harr, harr......

Film is silver and...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-04-2012
Replies: 4,695
Views: 1,328,996
Posted By silverbullet
35mm cron ...

35mm cron IV

http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3535/3855775945_427d79fa82_o.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/3855775945/)
Balancing... ...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-04-2012
Replies: 7,548
Views: 3,882,868
Posted By silverbullet
Here are two worlds in one pic: The Amsterdam...

Here are two worlds in one pic:

The Amsterdam hippie scene from 1972 and my 'Black Beauty' the MP with the BP Summilux....

But the 'magic eye' was the Nikon F at that...
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 05-29-2012
Replies: 76
Views: 8,494
Posted By silverbullet
My E-P2 is my 'streetmachine' for digital colour...

My E-P2 is my 'streetmachine' for digital colour work.

The new OM-D will be much better in terms of speed, DR etc...... but the small body of the EP suits my...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 05-27-2012
Replies: 1,551
Views: 241,513
Posted By silverbullet
Ile Noirmoutier,...

Ile Noirmoutier, France:

http://farm5.staticflickr.com/4001/4279730108_d161790065_b.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/4279730108/)
Low tide...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 05-27-2012
Replies: 1,551
Views: 241,513
Posted By silverbullet
Sicily: http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7134/689960...

Sicily:

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7134/6899602508_e6f5952d13_b.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/6899602508/)
Sicilian workshop...
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 05-12-2012
Replies: 121
Views: 17,883
Posted By silverbullet
In the worst case there are two different filters...

In the worst case there are two different filters at the same time in certain situations:

ND + color filter. A nice gift from the times of the M8......
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-10-2012
Replies: 4,695
Views: 1,328,996
Posted By silverbullet
http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3535/3855775945_74f3...

http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3535/3855775945_74f334dee8_z.jpg?zz=1 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/3855775945/)
Balancing... (http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/3855775945/) von...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-30-2012
Replies: 15
Views: 1,004
Posted By silverbullet
it's clear that the store wants to get a lower...

it's clear that the store wants to get a lower 'invoice' as an evidence because there must be some 'purchase price' for his final calculations......
Forum: Travel 01-23-2012
Replies: 361
Views: 48,112
Posted By silverbullet
Thanks a lot, smbilgin!

Thanks a lot, smbilgin!
Forum: Travel 01-23-2012
Replies: 361
Views: 48,112
Posted By silverbullet
As a meeting point I strongly recommend the café...

As a meeting point I strongly recommend the café of Ara Güler, Magnum photographer and a living legend......
His father's pharmacy he transformed into a café. I missed this opportunity when I visited...
Forum: Travel 01-23-2012
Replies: 361
Views: 48,112
Posted By silverbullet
Nico, nice people...

Nico, nice people there.....

http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/sets/72157625479390755/
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 01-22-2012
Replies: 26
r4m
Views: 3,590
Posted By silverbullet
Some years ago I got a free flight with the 'Iron...

Some years ago I got a free flight with the 'Iron Annie' the JU 52 for my 60th birthday.
As a regular camera a Nikon D300 sits in my bag but for this event I thought that b&w film would be more...
Forum: Fuji X Series 01-17-2012
Replies: 1,065
Views: 138,122
Posted By silverbullet
As with other adaptable cameras the Fuji should...

As with other adaptable cameras the Fuji should be used with the EVF and manual lenses. Otherwise it would be nearly impossible to manage precise focus.
So it would be interesting at what moment Fuji...
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-13-2012
Replies: 39
Views: 2,746
Posted By silverbullet
in March Sicily for the second time - great place...

in March Sicily for the second time - great place for people shooting....

http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/5023647528/in/set-72157625031362422

and over Carneval to France, Ile Noirmoutier...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-07-2012
Replies: 21
Views: 2,010
Posted By silverbullet
See the silver grain particel as Caviar: don't...

See the silver grain particel as Caviar: don't eat it every day........
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 12-28-2011
Replies: 16
Views: 2,413
Posted By silverbullet
ups, bad luck...... If I had this problem and no...

ups, bad luck......

If I had this problem and no chance to contact Leica CS, I would go to a good watch repair person. From my old watches I know that these 'artists' can repair nearly everything...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 12-26-2011
Replies: 18
Views: 2,039
Posted By silverbullet
Here is an interesting tool set for digitizing...

Here is an interesting tool set for digitizing slides/negatives by DSLR.
The usage of LEGO bricks is a good idea....... :-)

http://www.digilightbox.de/index3.php?section=p_71

Sorry, but only to...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 12-26-2011
Replies: 49
Views: 7,890
Posted By silverbullet
Before flying with the JU52 I bought this lens...

Before flying with the JU52 I bought this lens for cabin shots. Only grumpy old men inside, so outside it was much better (with the 21mm F4)..........
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-17-2011
Replies: 25
Views: 3,012
Posted By silverbullet
Raid, due to the small size of the pics here,...

Raid, due to the small size of the pics here, this couldn't be the reason. Did you focus by backscreen or do you have the EVF which is fine for manual focusing?
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-16-2011
Replies: 25
Views: 3,012
Posted By silverbullet
Sorry, but the pics look totally soft for me on...

Sorry, but the pics look totally soft for me on my 17" MBP.
There are no hairs or the reflections in the eyes sharp. Something done in PP or is the forums software the source of this?

My E-P2 with...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 11-10-2011
Replies: 35
Views: 6,135
Posted By silverbullet
A real backup with slightly smaller sensor with...

A real backup with slightly smaller sensor with better dynamics and higher ISO capability will be the GXR with M mount. All lenses are fine, the ultra wides are even better (15 & 12mm), the body is...
Forum: Sony NEX APS-C format 11-01-2011
Replies: 150
Views: 26,522
Posted By silverbullet
I'm sure this will NEVER happen! Why? Sony's goal...

I'm sure this will NEVER happen! Why?
Sony's goal is to sell as much E-lenses as possible. This is their target and not target VC, Contax or Leica lens users. We all know that those high pixel pitch...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 10-31-2011
Replies: 36
Views: 6,180
Posted By silverbullet
When we remember where the GXR came from (zoom...

When we remember where the GXR came from (zoom module with tiny sensors) I doubt that Ricoh will add a fixed VF inside the body. Modularity is the dress code for this system.
What is on their roadmap...
Forum: Sony NEX APS-C format 10-29-2011
Replies: 150
Views: 26,522
Posted By silverbullet
The M9 is different between each copies. Some...

The M9 is different between each copies. Some user have no problems with wides, but some have. Are lenses not so precise adjusted, centred? Is the sensor really in the correct place and angle...
Forum: Sony NEX APS-C format 10-28-2011
Replies: 150
Views: 26,522
Posted By silverbullet
Even the M9 which needs no adapters delivers the...

Even the M9 which needs no adapters delivers the nasty color shift at the edges with wide angle lenses from 24mm down to 15.
This is well known for more than 1 year, but nothing happens. So a bad...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 10-28-2011
Replies: 9
Views: 2,876
Posted By silverbullet
This is not a bug! It's the same with...

This is not a bug!
It's the same with photographing a TV screen with certain camera speeds. This special 'shutter' was not designed with artifical light in mind.
The sensor is splitted in two halfs...
Forum: Film vs Digital 10-24-2011
Replies: 36
Views: 4,310
Posted By silverbullet
here are already two urban legends: 1. a RF...

here are already two urban legends:

1. a RF camera makes a better "streetphotographer"

2. analogue film makes.......better....

My theory that there are at least 10 real reasons:

1. good shoes and...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 10-18-2011
Replies: 412
Views: 119,441
Posted By silverbullet
Please keep in mind that the Ricoh M mount is the...

Please keep in mind that the Ricoh M mount is the only sensor/shutter/bajonett combination that has exactly the (open) and free Leica M specifications!
The delicate backlens - sensor distance makes...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-03-2011
Replies: 20
Views: 13,330
Posted By silverbullet
The same marketing related 'bending' happens at...

The same marketing related 'bending' happens at the moment with Steve McCurry and Leica:

He is the first member of the Leica Hall of Fame and uses/used Nikon gear for decades.

In ten, twenty years...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 10-03-2011
Replies: 48
Views: 7,825
Posted By silverbullet
A short time in my hands and having me adapted to...

A short time in my hands and having me adapted to the 28mm the Ricoh worked fine.

http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/sets/72157623097883441/

Analyzing the GRD promoshots of Michel Comte last...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-02-2011
Replies: 7
Views: 1,244
Posted By silverbullet
first visit in Prag with my...

first visit in Prag with my MP:

http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/sets/72157613753153050/

It was in February, the tourists had been frozen as my feet.....
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 09-22-2011
Replies: 89
Views: 8,426
Posted By silverbullet
When Leica has to change the M8 sensor and they...

When Leica has to change the M8 sensor and they have no stock it will be horrible long until Kodak runs a new batch of CCDs......this happens from time to time...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 09-20-2011
Replies: 10
Views: 2,965
Posted By silverbullet
The exit pupil of the X100 'pancake' lens is very...

The exit pupil of the X100 'pancake' lens is very big in diameter to achieve a more telecentric way of lightrays. So I guess that the Ricoh sensor is more dedicated for the short register of the M...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 09-20-2011
Replies: 44
Views: 22,203
Posted By silverbullet
coming friday I get my GXR, hopefully with the M...

coming friday I get my GXR, hopefully with the M mount.....

It seems that the dedicated mount for the M register is the much better M8 without RF of course and the missing red point......

Is there...
Forum: Sony E Lenses / Adapted Lenses / Adapters / Images 09-19-2011
Replies: 49
Views: 12,497
Posted By silverbullet
"Honk when you have a 'Lux in your...

"Honk when you have a 'Lux in your tronk"......:D
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 09-19-2011
Replies: 193
Views: 63,951
Posted By silverbullet
+1 it's hip to be street guy, isn't it? :D

+1

it's hip to be street guy, isn't it? :D
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 09-18-2011
Replies: 590
Views: 68,327
Posted By silverbullet
When I bought my first Leica M the dealer offered...

When I bought my first Leica M the dealer offered me a foggy 90mm Tele-Elmarit for €50.
Looking at the lens it was a nearly mint lensbarrel and after some googleing the fog was the typical...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 09-16-2011
Replies: 192
Views: 22,951
Posted By silverbullet
NikonF, D70, D200 and now D300 same mount for...

NikonF, D70, D200 and now D300 same mount for decades.....no hassle with filters etc......
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-25-2011
Replies: 61
Views: 4,972
Posted By silverbullet
in the seventies I made nearly every weekend...

in the seventies I made nearly every weekend photographs in Amsterdam, due to my fathers boat in a harbour near by.

Making pics with a 28mm lens required a close distant to...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 08-02-2011
Replies: 35
Views: 7,015
Posted By silverbullet
Congrats for your decision! The GRDIII is a...

Congrats for your decision!
The GRDIII is a little black beast. Study the user manual and you are able to personalize it for different tasks out there.
At the moment I'm using the a bit weeker GRD2...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-31-2011
Replies: 29
Views: 2,789
Posted By silverbullet
Hey - you did a great job! Welcome in the world...

Hey - you did a great job!
Welcome in the world of chemistry and mystery.......:angel:

When I did my first print as a young guy I was so nervous that the first sheet of paper in matte had been...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 07-28-2011
Replies: 26
Views: 10,444
Posted By silverbullet
here is a (not so expensive) solution with a...

here is a (not so expensive) solution with a small light box.
The funny thing is the usage of LEGO bricks.........:D

http://www.digilightbox.de/index3.php?section=p_71
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 07-23-2011
Replies: 4
Views: 973
Posted By silverbullet
do you use a scanner with a mirror for guiding...

do you use a scanner with a mirror for guiding the rays from the negatives like a Coolscan 4 from Nikon?
In this case it might be some particles which are on the surface of the mirror.

In my case...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-21-2011
Replies: 1,019
Views: 382,542
Posted By silverbullet
M7 + 50mm Lux Black Paint, FP...

M7 + 50mm Lux Black Paint, FP 5

http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/3044282308/
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-15-2011
Replies: 9
Views: 1,093
Posted By silverbullet
In my Time Life books (in silver) about...

In my Time Life books (in silver) about photography always a F with the sexy looking small eye level finder was shown. Looked for me very sexy but the Photomic was better in terms of metering (also...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-15-2011
Replies: 9
Views: 1,093
Posted By silverbullet
Congratulation! The F is my absolutely favourite...

Congratulation!

The F is my absolutely favourite in terms of SLRs. As a young guy of 23 this cam was my third eye and the photographs really 'jumped' into this cam without any efforts.

This spring...
Forum: Xpan & Other Panoramics 07-13-2011
Replies: 54
Views: 9,500
Posted By silverbullet
might be an...

might be an alternative:

http://homepages.ihug.com.au/~razzle/Obsession_617/obsession_617.html
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 07-09-2011
Replies: 192
Views: 22,951
Posted By silverbullet
currently a Nikon D300 and my new (old)...

currently a Nikon D300 and my new (old) toy:

http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/5441613736/in/set-72157626038510734/

After the NikonF a Canon A1 made the switch, but during my one and only...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 07-09-2011
Replies: 9
Views: 1,468
Posted By silverbullet
Some time ago, one of the french magazines...

Some time ago, one of the french magazines (Chasseur d'image or Réponse photo) made a comparison between an Imacon, V700 and a Nikon Coolscan. Very condensed result: the Epson is absolutely capable...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 07-06-2011
Replies: 13
Views: 2,686
Posted By silverbullet
My trip to Cyprus with a Ricoh GRD3 was really...

My trip to Cyprus with a Ricoh GRD3 was really fine. People had nothing against me even they were aware of the camera......
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-29-2011
Replies: 17
Views: 2,148
Posted By silverbullet
Getting a Voigtlander 21mm f4 for inside cabin...

Getting a Voigtlander 21mm f4 for inside cabin shots, the combination of my Bessa R4A and the above lens helped me to make my best shot in...
Forum: Travel 05-18-2011
Replies: 84
Views: 6,605
Posted By silverbullet
having the chance to visit 3 very big cities last...

having the chance to visit 3 very big cities last year the best choice for a system was the Oly Pen E-p2 with 20mm pancake and the 14-42mm Oly and the electronic viewfinder.
Compare to my D300 and...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 05-14-2011
Replies: 14
Views: 1,574
Posted By silverbullet
When I started (again) my film developing, a...

When I started (again) my film developing, a russian Poljot chronograph was my time keeper. Had very small indizes for the minutes.....;-(

BUT my iPhone 3G and the Mass.Dev. application does a great...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-04-2011
Replies: 32
Views: 8,701
Posted By silverbullet
Hi Bert, the last Summilux which I had in my...

Hi Bert,

the last Summilux which I had in my hands at a Ddorfer dealer had no screws at the backside. But generally speaking, the 35 and 50mm Leica lenses got a terrible price increase due to the...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-03-2011
Replies: 32
Views: 8,701
Posted By silverbullet
Be careful with the Lux! When I remember well,...

Be careful with the Lux!
When I remember well, there is no way to add a 6-bit coding later because the flange is different (without screws) compare to other Leica lenses.
(Could be wrong......)
Forum: RFF Polls 04-25-2011
Replies: 610
Views: 112,228
Posted By silverbullet
AGFA Isola I a viewfinder 6x6 cam with...

AGFA Isola I a viewfinder 6x6 cam with retractable lens tubus. It was around 1960. Three years ago, ebay had one (for me)......:)
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 04-11-2011
Replies: 303
Views: 127,548
Posted By silverbullet
stardust - a shot from the Mercedes bonnet

stardust - a shot from the Mercedes bonnet
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-04-2011
Replies: 28
Views: 2,630
Posted By silverbullet
when you are not sure to stand the views of...

when you are not sure to stand the views of people in front of you, select your targets smart.....
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 03-29-2011
Replies: 81
Views: 14,797
Posted By silverbullet
Touching the RF stuff with M6, M7 and a MP, the...

Touching the RF stuff with M6, M7 and a MP, the R4A together with a 4/21mm is my favourite machine.

The MP with the 50mm BP Lux was fine but no spark jumped...
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-25-2011
Replies: 129
Views: 9,622
Posted By silverbullet
Since 2006, the year of my restart of photography...

Since 2006, the year of my restart of photography I have a flickr account.

This week I looked into my statistics and found an adress which referred to one of my pics. Openening the adress I could...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 02-22-2011
Replies: 22
Views: 1,978
Posted By silverbullet
The disadvantage (for me) from the CV pancake...

The disadvantage (for me) from the CV pancake 35mm was the short barrel which had the two rings for focus and aperture very close together. Sometimes in a fast reaction I turned both or the wrong...
Forum: DIYS Modifications 02-12-2011
Replies: 7
Views: 1,840
Posted By silverbullet
Ezzie, do you know...

Ezzie,

do you know him?

http://homepages.ihug.com.au/~razzle/Obsession_617/obsession_617.html
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 02-08-2011
Replies: 22
Views: 4,736
Posted By silverbullet
Here in Germany I never heard from him but I'm...

Here in Germany I never heard from him but I'm very happy that he is in the right lane again. Last week I got a pretty black nearly unbrassed F with a Photomic FTn. Everything works fine but we never...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-05-2011
Replies: 140
Views: 8,004
Posted By silverbullet
Mr. Damien Murphy, here's a recently shot...

Mr. Damien Murphy,

here's a recently shot 'street' especially for you as a "Thank You" from my side for the wonderful time in Ireland around 1972.......
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-05-2011
Replies: 140
Views: 8,004
Posted By silverbullet
100% d'accord!

100% d'accord!
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-05-2011
Replies: 140
Views: 8,004
Posted By silverbullet
it's like learning an instrument. You try hard to...

it's like learning an instrument. You try hard to get the right tone out of this da*** thing and frustration is big. Suddenly you get 'that' feeling after the shot....
and you know you nailed...
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 02-04-2011
Replies: 422
Views: 135,880
Posted By silverbullet
50mm Planar f2 and the ZM - first walk in Nantes...

50mm Planar f2 and the ZM - first walk in Nantes in 2009:

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2526/4032089417_2d810b6a0b_o.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/4032089417/)
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-02-2011
Replies: 7,548
Views: 3,882,868
Posted By silverbullet
more than 35 between the two instruments.... The...

more than 35 between the two instruments....
The MP is gone, but a new (old) F returned today.....the circle of life....goes on...

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2511/3837888398_9938d175c2_o.jpg...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 02-01-2011
Replies: 33
Views: 8,594
Posted By silverbullet
My friend, this I told you more than one year ago...

My friend, this I told you more than one year ago and you didn't believe me.....
We discussed about the difference between a X1 and the GXR, a camera for the serious photographer......:D

After...
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-28-2011
Replies: 125
Views: 13,275
Posted By silverbullet
as a young guy the 28mm was my main lens for...

as a young guy the 28mm was my main lens for shooting street around 1970

Only 1 time a person reacted a bit grumpy in...
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 01-16-2011
Replies: 23
Views: 7,268
Posted By silverbullet
Wowww, what a beauty! The modification would...

Wowww, what a beauty! The modification would interest me a lot...!

Yesterday my first try with my 3 days ownership Land 180 took place near the floods of the Rhine river in Coblenz.
A feeling like...
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 01-10-2011
Replies: 8
Views: 2,773
Posted By silverbullet
hmm, just a (stupid) question: When I look at a...

hmm,

just a (stupid) question:

When I look at a b/w negative by a loup what will be visible for sharpness judgement? Is it the edges with grain or other indications?
I never looked with a loup........
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 01-04-2011
Replies: 23
Views: 4,090
Posted By silverbullet
Good news in 2011...

Good news in 2011 already:

http://landcameras.com/cameras/premium/

This shop made the 'Limited Edition' Lands for the Impossible Project.
There are tons ;-) of acessories for Landcams!

Cheers
Bernd
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 12-23-2010
Replies: 24
Views: 4,453
Posted By silverbullet
the pics I see in this book are not bad but I...

the pics I see in this book are not bad but I would shoot them with a D3x due to the lack of faces seen by the cam......:D

But you are right, the Pen or GF1 or, or are not so easy to spot by...
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 12-23-2010
Replies: 24
Views: 4,453
Posted By silverbullet
Andy, thanks a lot! Yes, Istanbul with it's...

Andy, thanks a lot!
Yes, Istanbul with it's friendly folks has megatons of impressions for visitors and/or photographers.
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 12-22-2010
Replies: 24
Views: 4,453
Posted By silverbullet
The EVF is a very helpful tool to handle a MF...

The EVF is a very helpful tool to handle a MF lens, so a E-P2 which I own by myself is the choice, but.......

in terms of image quality, the cheaper E-PL1 is a tack better due to different cover...
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 12-19-2010
Replies: 223
Views: 41,013
Posted By silverbullet
Thanks a lot! Here a link to a greek...

Thanks a lot!

Here a link to a greek photographer and his pinhole work together with the music from Omar Faruk Tekbilek*

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y1ZfhshDZNU

* Two lps I downloaded from...
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 12-18-2010
Replies: 223
Views: 41,013
Posted By silverbullet
since last sunday I'm back from Istanbul. It was...

since last sunday I'm back from Istanbul. It was a hard test for my E-P2 in terms of rain, bad light and darkness. More challenge for my D300 but I didn't like the volume and...
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 12-07-2010
Replies: 42
Views: 6,942
Posted By silverbullet
When I bought two years ago a mint Leica MP from...

When I bought two years ago a mint Leica MP from a certified dealer, the manual was missing. Asking Leica after some weeks for the manual in order to complete the set of this cam, Leica was not able...
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 12-03-2010
Replies: 22
Views: 2,515
Posted By silverbullet
When I want to get the last 3.5% + IQ I would go...

When I want to get the last 3.5% + IQ I would go to the E-PL1 due to slight sensor/software updates.
The question 28 or 40mm is very much related to the shooting style of a person and/or the visual...
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 12-03-2010
Replies: 51
Views: 22,556
Posted By silverbullet
The (inofficial) speed ranking could be after the...

The (inofficial) speed ranking could be after the fw update:

Pana GH2
GXR
Oly
X1
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 12-03-2010
Replies: 22
Views: 2,515
Posted By silverbullet
Ouch...... Getting a bit tired about my (heavy)...

Ouch......

Getting a bit tired about my (heavy) D300 and scanning b&w from my Bessa and ZI, I got an E -P2 with EVF and the 20mm Pana and 14-42 Oly lens.
Beeing sceptical about 'serious':rolleyes:...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-18-2010
Replies: 9
Views: 1,302
Posted By silverbullet
Here is a pic with a very special effect: the...

Here is a pic with a very special effect: the long leg
Cameraswing to get the taxi sharp and a dude running into the same direction....

Never to get the same effect........ :-( ...
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 11-16-2010
Replies: 13
Views: 3,313
Posted By silverbullet
my D300 with 10kg glass is sitting on the shelf...

my D300 with 10kg glass is sitting on the shelf since my E-P2 with viewfinder, the 20mm Pana and the std.-zoomlens arrived by post. At first I had doubts about AF speed due to my candid shooting but...
Forum: RFF Polls 11-14-2010
Replies: 125
Views: 13,744
Posted By silverbullet
For me NikonF with the small eye level finder

For me NikonF with the small eye level finder
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 11-12-2010
Replies: 8
Views: 15,601
Posted By silverbullet
as there is no electric connection to the camera,...

as there is no electric connection to the camera, you have to tell the cam 1. manual lens adapted
2. magnify the box for focusing.

My Oly EP2 has 2 buttons 1 FN to switch to MF and another for...
Forum: RFF Polls 11-10-2010
Replies: 271
Views: 35,866
Posted By silverbullet
In December just one year in front from...

In December just one year in front from this:

http://www.links2love.com/love_lyrics_125.htm

The years passed too...
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 11-09-2010
Replies: 24
Views: 3,151
Posted By silverbullet
Nikon D300 + 17-55 Nikkor no filters the police...

Nikon D300 + 17-55 Nikkor
no filters

the police tried to stop us due to no stopping at a traffic light.....:rolleyes:
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 11-08-2010
Replies: 17
Views: 1,882
Posted By silverbullet
here's a link which I visit frequently to...

here's a link which I visit frequently to 'reload' my visual capabilities:

http://www.in-public.com/DavidGibson/gallery/46
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 11-08-2010
Replies: 17
Views: 1,882
Posted By silverbullet
'street' is the art to get the 'hook' out of the...

'street' is the art to get the 'hook' out of the moment. For me it's not the hipshot on the sidewalk against the...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-08-2010
Replies: 11
Views: 1,085
Posted By silverbullet
Thanks! :) BTW: My wife and I visited him in...

Thanks! :)

BTW: My wife and I visited him in Cracow. Woww! What a nice town. Here some pics:

http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/sets/72157625122557105/

Cheers
Bernd
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-08-2010
Replies: 11
Views: 1,085
Posted By silverbullet
"The longest journey starts with the first...

"The longest journey starts with the first step....."

Congrats to your first exhibition!
As a (very proud) father of a young and talented:rolleyes: guy who is studying illustration I must say that...
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 10-28-2010
Replies: 223
Views: 41,013
Posted By silverbullet
after Sicily now a few days in Krakow. Reminds me...

after Sicily now a few days in Krakow. Reminds me to the Amsterdam of the 70s.... let's see whether I can manage.....

http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4132/5118351316_2e29fff1ba_b.jpg...
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 10-21-2010
Replies: 16
Views: 3,081
Posted By silverbullet
Yes, this sweet little cam is a powerful...

Yes, this sweet little cam is a powerful companion.....

Five days in Sicily I had to shoot in colour, not b&w as I normally do for streetlife.

The EVF did a great job in this harsh southern light....
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 10-16-2010
Replies: 17
Views: 2,592
Posted By silverbullet
http://www.rangefinderforum.com/photopost/showphot...

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/photopost/showphoto.php?photo=141370

a sample pic
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 10-16-2010
Replies: 17
Views: 2,592
Posted By silverbullet
Just like you I use RF cameras (Bessa R4 and ZI)...

Just like you I use RF cameras (Bessa R4 and ZI) since several years after my re-entry into photography around 2006. Beside my D300 the E-P2 is THE companion now in 99% of my time.
At first I thought...
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 10-13-2010
Replies: 223
Views: 41,013
Posted By silverbullet
street & Pen E-P2 in Sicily

What a good experience beginning September with my Oly.
Walking for hours per day near Palermo and Cefalu, the Pen together with a Panny 20mm and the standard zoom was much better to carry as my...
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 09-28-2010
Replies: 116
Views: 20,604
Posted By silverbullet
The solution is easy: Just shoot people who...

The solution is easy:

Just shoot people who can't see you....

http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/sets/72157625031362422/

Second tip: I look like a tourist. Minimum 3 cameras hanging around...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 08-28-2010
Replies: 137
Views: 14,770
Posted By silverbullet
I'm thinking of buying a M8 used with one year...

I'm thinking of buying a M8 used with one year warranty.
Just to be prepaired for shooting in my favourite length I bought a used 24mm Elmarit asph. to get appr. 32mm view.

A Nikon buddy with tons...
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 08-24-2010
Replies: 12
Views: 2,053
Posted By silverbullet
My plan if $$$$$$s are ok: Bessa R4A & ZI for...

My plan if $$$$$$s are ok:

Bessa R4A & ZI for b/w film (already in the bag)

Leica M9 $$$??? for the future

Pen E-P2 for long lenses (90mm Tele-Elmarit) (already in the bag)

and
Forum: Sony E Lenses / Adapted Lenses / Adapters / Images 08-23-2010
Replies: 12
Views: 3,916
Posted By silverbullet
Yes, impressive snaps. But what about the harsh...

Yes, impressive snaps. But what about the harsh light at the beach and the focussing by the rear panel? Would I really miss my E-P2 EV?

Cheers
Bernd
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 08-10-2010
Replies: 17
Views: 2,838
Posted By silverbullet
Hi Don, the solution lies in your existing...

Hi Don,

the solution lies in your existing hardware: a lot of your lenses that could be used very convenient with the Oly Pen E.P2 or the E-PL. After some fiddling with the manual lenses it could...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-20-2010
Replies: 82
Views: 9,695
Posted By silverbullet
Two cameras from both worlds: Nikon F Polaroid...

Two cameras from both worlds:

Nikon F

Polaroid SX 70 (aka Aladin)
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 07-16-2010
Replies: 73
Views: 5,476
Posted By silverbullet
Thanks for mention the portrait of Marcel here. I...

Thanks for mention the portrait of Marcel here. I just stumbled into this thread.....:-)
It's too late now, but tomorrow my choice of wonderful storytelling photographs will be placed.
Good night &...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 07-15-2010
Replies: 15
Views: 2,141
Posted By silverbullet
Be careful with a heavy 90mm! Especially the f2...

Be careful with a heavy 90mm! Especially the f2 versions are not so easy to focus and the percentage of unsharp pics is much higher compare to 50mm or 35mm.
If you wear glasses its more...
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 07-15-2010
Replies: 12
Views: 1,642
Posted By silverbullet
Hi Dogman, near the 63 in age, the Oly E-P1 was...

Hi Dogman,

near the 63 in age, the Oly E-P1 was the "messing around" cam beside my RF analog cams as ZI and Bessa. The D300 is sitting on the shelf due to the weight of the rucksack......but...
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 07-04-2010
Replies: 105
Views: 14,828
Posted By silverbullet
The 20mm Pana makes my E-P2 singin.....

The 20mm Pana makes my E-P2 singin.....
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 05-01-2010
Replies: 81
Views: 15,243
Posted By silverbullet
First day with the EP 1 in Cologne:

First day with the EP 1 in Cologne:
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 04-21-2010
Replies: 31
Views: 6,223
Posted By silverbullet
Congrats, Mikko, an impressive series! As...

Congrats, Mikko, an impressive series!

As already mentioned above, some shots look like views as spectators do. But it's not so easy to train with a new RF AND train your self confidence in order to...
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 01-16-2010
Replies: 81
Views: 15,243
Posted By silverbullet
Yesterday afternoon the Pen EP-1 arrived with the...

Yesterday afternoon the Pen EP-1 arrived with the double lens kit and the viewfinder.
So today the first shots after little reading the manual....:bang:

Between the Fender, Gibsons and Ibanez the...
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