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Forum: Photography General Interest 12-02-2018
Replies: 240
Views: 7,485
Posted By Latecomer
No problems in Melbourne Australia Jack

No problems in Melbourne Australia

Jack
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-20-2017
Replies: 38
Views: 2,153
Posted By Latecomer
Count me as another satisfied Nikon customer. I'm...

Count me as another satisfied Nikon customer. I'm forced to admit tho that my m43 gear meets most of my attention these days. I reach for the D700 only when I intend to use flash.
Forum: Leica Q / CL/ T / X Series 05-21-2015
Replies: 74
Views: 6,366
Posted By Latecomer
Raid I've done it successfully, but I did take an...

Raid I've done it successfully, but I did take an RX100 just in case.
Forum: RFF Polls 04-14-2015
Replies: 445
Views: 76,504
Posted By Latecomer
IIIf (broken) X2 Digilux 2

IIIf (broken)
X2
Digilux 2
Forum: RFF Polls 03-24-2015
Replies: 445
Views: 76,504
Posted By Latecomer
I have owned the M2, M3, M6, M8, M9, but all I...

I have owned the M2, M3, M6, M8, M9, but all I have now is a Digilux 2.

I will never sell it.
Forum: RFF Polls 04-07-2013
Replies: 145
Views: 20,920
Posted By Latecomer
I am 73 and use digital (M9, OMD) almost all of...

I am 73 and use digital (M9, OMD) almost all of the time. I would be lucky to shoot one film in two months. As someone suggested above i suspect the poll is skewed by digital users not bothering...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 08-18-2012
Replies: 85
Views: 8,830
Posted By Latecomer
Joe, is there a chance you are rationalising...

Joe, is there a chance you are rationalising owning a wide range of gear?
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-13-2012
Replies: 1
Views: 732
Posted By Latecomer
Managing the camera fleet

I have a couple of digitals and a whole bunch of film cameras (with four more on the way). If processing were not so expensive the film cameras would get much more use, but there we are, I try to...
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-24-2012
Replies: 38
Views: 2,583
Posted By Latecomer
Police

http://http://farm7.staticflickr.com/6188/6122261377_b83dd9f331.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/4tunesphotos/6122261377/)
Safe at Southern Cross...
Forum: Fuji X Series 04-24-2012
Replies: 46
Views: 6,752
Posted By Latecomer
No problem on Snow Leopard. Cheers

No problem on Snow Leopard.

Cheers
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 04-23-2012
Replies: 40
Views: 5,846
Posted By Latecomer
My ''new' RD! arrived today, with neither...

My ''new' RD! arrived today, with neither batteries nor cables, so it will be a day or two before I get to have areal play. Very frustrating.

I too will be using the camera alongside a brand...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 04-18-2012
Replies: 92
Views: 8,802
Posted By Latecomer
I spend more time trying to figure out how I can...

I spend more time trying to figure out how I can make do without a bag.

Cheers
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 04-16-2012
Replies: 68
Views: 9,097
Posted By Latecomer
I know about the ageing eyes problem. I intend to...

I know about the ageing eyes problem. I intend to restrict myself to the 35/2.5 and not bother about wide apertures. Hopefully that will prolong my rangefinder days.

Cheers
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-15-2012
Replies: 9,202
Views: 913,692
Posted By Latecomer
An R D1 with a CV 35/2.5

An R D1 with a CV 35/2.5
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 04-14-2012
Replies: 68
Views: 9,097
Posted By Latecomer
I have owned the X1 and the X100. I sold them...

I have owned the X1 and the X100. I sold them both together with a whole heap of other gear to fund a new start in photography. The xp1 is everything you have heard about it and I can't wait for the...
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 04-14-2012
Replies: 18
Views: 2,457
Posted By Latecomer
I have only seen the red ikon once and that was...

I have only seen the red ikon once and that was at 200 shots. One possible cause of excess drain for me is that I keep inadvertently turning on the Q screen. My hand is the wrong shape!

Cheers
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 04-14-2012
Replies: 12
Views: 1,435
Posted By Latecomer
This is a very helpful forum Cheers

This is a very helpful forum

Cheers
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 04-14-2012
Replies: 12
Views: 1,435
Posted By Latecomer
Thanks all. I am in the process of acquiring one...

Thanks all. I am in the process of acquiring one of these cameras. It looks as if I will be seeking out IR filters too!
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 04-14-2012
Replies: 12
Views: 1,435
Posted By Latecomer
As a matter of interest, how much light is lost...

As a matter of interest, how much light is lost with the ir filter
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 04-14-2012
Replies: 12
Views: 1,435
Posted By Latecomer
Thanks Lasse

Thanks Lasse
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 04-14-2012
Replies: 12
Views: 1,435
Posted By Latecomer
IR cut filters

I read somewhere that these filters are needed on the R D1. Can anyone point me in the direction of more information?
Forum: RFF Polls 04-12-2012
Replies: 203
Views: 21,855
Posted By Latecomer
I use flickr. Sometimes I have wanted to include...

I use flickr. Sometimes I have wanted to include a photo in a thread but so far I haven't worked out how to do it.
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 08-31-2011
Replies: 171
Views: 25,640
Posted By Latecomer
I was probably the first owner in Melbourne. Its...

I was probably the first owner in Melbourne. Its peculiarities got me down and after a few weeks I sold it and retained the X1. I rue the day. What a mistake. I am now sitting on a waiting list with...
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 08-29-2011
Replies: 52
Views: 7,070
Posted By Latecomer
Try Steve Huff

Try Steve Huff
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-09-2011
Replies: 9,202
Views: 913,692
Posted By Latecomer
X100 two weeks ago and a Nikon FM on the way. The...

X100 two weeks ago and a Nikon FM on the way. The FM will be my foul weather machine.
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 03-29-2011
Replies: 85
Views: 10,103
Posted By Latecomer
Mine won't be appearing on eBay. I am already...

Mine won't be appearing on eBay. I am already falling in love.
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 03-28-2011
Replies: 85
Views: 10,103
Posted By Latecomer
Michaels in Melbourne received three yesterday of...

Michaels in Melbourne received three yesterday of the 30 they ordered. Luckily mine was included. The salesman had no idea when the next batch might arrive.
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 03-05-2011
Replies: 27
Views: 7,376
Posted By Latecomer
A closer reading of the manual suggests a...

A closer reading of the manual suggests a doubling of shots/battery if power conservation is applied. ie from 300 to 600.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 02-12-2011
Replies: 50
Views: 4,433
Posted By Latecomer
I use XP2 exclusively in my F100 and have the lab...

I use XP2 exclusively in my F100 and have the lab scan to a CD. I use LR3 to prepare for printing or the web. I a even older than you and really value AF.

Regards
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 02-09-2011
Replies: 102
Views: 11,928
Posted By Latecomer
Keith I haven't panted on this forum, or any...

Keith

I haven't panted on this forum, or any other forum, but I am buying an X100 just the same. I shoot frequently on the street, mainly with a D700/35f2, sometimes with an F100. After a few hours...
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 02-08-2011
Replies: 102
Views: 11,928
Posted By Latecomer
first order with Michaels in Melbourne Australia....

first order with Michaels in Melbourne Australia. AuD 1299. Expected delivery late February. I can hardly wait. However I do think the date is a bit unlikely
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-27-2011
Replies: 125
Views: 13,254
Posted By Latecomer
Mike I agree with you. If I am 'busted' I smile...

Mike I agree with you. If I am 'busted' I smile and say hello. Nine times out of ten that results in a happy encounter.
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 01-19-2011
Replies: 88
Views: 7,241
Posted By Latecomer
Seems reasonable, but the Hexar AF might...

Seems reasonable, but the Hexar AF might correspond even more closely in function. Can anyone calculate the price corrected for inflation?
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 01-16-2011
Replies: 96
Views: 10,825
Posted By Latecomer
Mine too. I have a bad record with front elements

Mine too. I have a bad record with front elements
Forum: Xpan & Other Panoramics 06-25-2010
Replies: 7
Views: 1,599
Posted By Latecomer
I suspect the answer is yes, but I would love to...

I suspect the answer is yes, but I would love to hear from someone who has done it. Anyone?
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 06-22-2010
Replies: 147
Views: 15,614
Posted By Latecomer
I think Gerard Manly Hopkins's statement about...

I think Gerard Manly Hopkins's statement about the impact on him of poets considered to be greater than he is relevant to this discussion: He said they caused him to admire and do otherwise.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-16-2010
Replies: 16
Views: 2,682
Posted By Latecomer
Goggles on summicron

Thanks Doug

Regards, John
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-15-2010
Replies: 16
Views: 2,682
Posted By Latecomer
Goggles on summicron

I take it we are not talking about the Summicron DR here. In the past I have used the lens without goggles on my M2 without any obvious focussing problems. Furthermore the goggles have their own...
Forum: Leica Q / CL/ T / X Series 03-04-2010
Replies: 33
Views: 5,333
Posted By Latecomer
It is a little slow, but if you aren't chasing...

It is a little slow, but if you aren't chasing moving subjects it is fine. Its similarities to the screwmount leicas is just a bonus.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 02-05-2010
Replies: 69
Views: 12,415
Posted By Latecomer
I had a Luigi case with my first M8. It went when...

I had a Luigi case with my first M8. It went when I lost faith in the camera for various reasons not pertinent to this thread. I have just bought an 8.2 and with it the Zhou case. Luigi's products...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 02-20-2009
Replies: 9
Views: 1,474
Posted By Latecomer
Same thing happened to me too! From a dealer in...

Same thing happened to me too! From a dealer in Melbourne. I told him I was unable to register the camera and he replaced it with another camera.
Forum: Digital Printers / Inks / Papers etc 03-10-2007
Replies: 18
Views: 2,734
Posted By Latecomer
I also use MIS inks in a dedicated C87 Epson...

I also use MIS inks in a dedicated C87 Epson printer. In Australia the C87 sells for $99, which would be about 40 pounds sterling. The MIS inks are cheaper than Epson if bought in bulk even with...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 01-09-2007
Replies: 107
Views: 9,730
Posted By Latecomer
I traded a Nikon D200, several lenses, flash and...

I traded a Nikon D200, several lenses, flash and other equipment to get me in the hunt to buy the M8. The balance was still a large amount of money. You would have to call the M8's purchase absolute...
Forum: Digital M Reported Problems - all Models 01-08-2007
Replies: 30
Views: 4,193
Posted By Latecomer
Visited my dealer today, who immediately replaced...

Visited my dealer today, who immediately replaced the faulty system with a new one in the box.

So far so good. It works beautifully.
Forum: Digital M Reported Problems - all Models 01-07-2007
Replies: 30
Views: 4,193
Posted By Latecomer
Thanks folks for your comments. I have stopped...

Thanks folks for your comments. I have stopped weeping, pulled up my socks and put on a happy face.

I just know I have the right camera to meet my needs.

Cheers
Forum: Digital M Reported Problems - all Models 01-06-2007
Replies: 30
Views: 4,193
Posted By Latecomer
New M8 Unuseable

I took delivery of my M8 approximately 24 hours ago. When I got it home, after charging the battery for almost 3 hours, I cranked up the camera and began to take pictures. They were beautifully...
Forum: Digital Printers / Inks / Papers etc 07-07-2006
Replies: 14
Views: 3,184
Posted By Latecomer
Lots of leads there folks. Thankyou. John

Lots of leads there folks. Thankyou.

John
Forum: Digital Printers / Inks / Papers etc 07-07-2006
Replies: 14
Views: 3,184
Posted By Latecomer
Dedicating a printer to Black and White

Is this possible? I have two desk top printers at the moment (Canon i850 and Epson R800) and if it were possible I would like to dedicate one of them to B&W. Is there an expert in this out there?
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 07-04-2006
Replies: 115
Views: 62,287
Posted By Latecomer
Elmar 9cm f4, #609188, metres, coated (I think),...

Elmar 9cm f4, #609188, metres, coated (I think), chrome base and distance ring otherwise black, old aperture stops
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-25-2006
Replies: 2
Views: 1,015
Posted By Latecomer
Thanks Paul, but being a rather lazy guy I don't...

Thanks Paul, but being a rather lazy guy I don't think I will take the separate meter option.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-24-2006
Replies: 2
Views: 1,015
Posted By Latecomer
Jupiter 12 in M6

Does anyone know if this lens can be safely mounted in the M6? or in the CV R3A?
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-16-2005
Replies: 14
Views: 1,348
Posted By Latecomer
I've had similar luck myself. I bought a box of...

I've had similar luck myself. I bought a box of rather dirty looking photographica for $10 at a garage sale. As I left the householder dumped a hard camera bag on top of the box. What's in that says...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 05-15-2005
Replies: 32
Views: 2,894
Posted By Latecomer
Does anyone have any comment about other...

Does anyone have any comment about other Jupiters? I am particularly interested in the J9, f2/85 mm as a portrait lens for the Bessa R..

I should add Hi All. This being my first post to the forum.
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