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Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-19-2019
Replies: 63
Views: 2,673
Posted By rf_smitten
Sometimes I regret that I didn't buy an M6 when...

Sometimes I regret that I didn't buy an M6 when they could be had for 800€ or so (5 or 6 years ago). I think the window of opportunity to get one for a reasonable price has closed, and the prices...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-07-2019
Replies: 7,541
Views: 3,867,576
Posted By rf_smitten
This is my german-russian combination for street...

This is my german-russian combination for street photography. :)
Most of the time, I don't have the time to adjust focus correctly, so I just leave it at hyperfocal distance. When I tried to make...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-01-2019
Replies: 100
Views: 4,517
Posted By rf_smitten
It's an interesting fact that the "old" Ferrania...

It's an interesting fact that the "old" Ferrania produced colour slide film until 2010, sold under the Agfaphoto label in Europe. That was only 10 years ago - but what happened since then? If you...
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE - Film 12-25-2018
Replies: 116
Sticky: cle porn!
Views: 86,290
Posted By rf_smitten
This thread could need some new images... So here...

This thread could need some new images... So here is my CLE setup :)

https://fs1.directupload.net/images/181225/p75ezyby.jpg...
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-08-2018
Replies: 9,203
Views: 914,130
Posted By rf_smitten
A nice copy of the original catalogue of the...

A nice copy of the original catalogue of the "Family of Man" exhibition from 1955.

And I decided to keep the Leica M1 that I've recently bought, because the seller offered me a partial refund for...
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-01-2018
Replies: 9,203
Views: 914,130
Posted By rf_smitten
Leica M1 arrived yesterday... I checked it a...

Leica M1 arrived yesterday... I checked it a little bit (as I always do) and the shutter speeds are way off. So I'm not sure if I should send it back or keep it and have it repaired (or CLA'd, as...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-30-2018
Replies: 9,203
Views: 914,130
Posted By rf_smitten
It's about a year ago since I had to sell my...

It's about a year ago since I had to sell my Leica M5 because of a defective rangefinder that required a costly repair. Since then I kind of missed using and owning a Leica M, although I didn't use...
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-27-2018
Replies: 9,203
Views: 914,130
Posted By rf_smitten
Last week: Leotax F camera :) My first bottom...

Last week: Leotax F camera :) My first bottom loader. I decided to keep it, although the slow shutter speeds are dragging.

This week: I didn't want to buy a camera again, but I saw a good deal for a...
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE - Film 07-06-2018
Replies: 6
Views: 1,130
Posted By rf_smitten
I don't think there should be problems - the...

I don't think there should be problems - the Elmarit 28mm Version 3 has been specially redesigned for the Leica M5 (and maybe also for the CL) that the rear element doesn't hit the meter cell....
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 06-12-2018
Replies: 11
Views: 1,406
Posted By rf_smitten
Thank you very much, that was a great advice!...

Thank you very much, that was a great advice!

After a bit of "trial and error"-style adjustment with both screws and in different directions, the shutter is now open at all speeds! :)

It's really...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 06-11-2018
Replies: 11
Views: 1,406
Posted By rf_smitten
It's been a while, but I didn't forget about my...

It's been a while, but I didn't forget about my plans to repair the Canon 7. I ordered a spanner wrench tool from China, and it took some time until it finally arrived. I wouldn't have really needed...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-23-2018
Replies: 112
Views: 3,851
Posted By rf_smitten
I have just ordered a few rolls of Agfa CT...

I have just ordered a few rolls of Agfa CT Precisa, before it disappears from the market, so I've been thinking a little bit about the future of analogue photography and my attitude about it as well....
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 03-21-2018
Replies: 11
Views: 1,406
Posted By rf_smitten
Very interesting information bluesun267, thank...

Very interesting information bluesun267, thank you!

Think I will definitely give it a try to repair it by myself. You are right, there is not much to lose. My other LTM stuff (FED 2 and a Jupiter 8...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 03-20-2018
Replies: 11
Views: 1,406
Posted By rf_smitten
Thank you very much for the advice guys! It's...

Thank you very much for the advice guys!

It's always a hard decision to make, if the repair costs are equal or more than the value of the camera. I als looked around on ebay and I found a seller in...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 03-19-2018
Replies: 11
Views: 1,406
Posted By rf_smitten
Canon 7 Shutter Problems

Hello everybody,

This is my first post here, I finally took the plunge and joined this forum. I'm interested in classic cameras and also have stumbled across this site before, which has been very...
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