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Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 1 Day Ago
Replies: 29
Views: 889
Posted By Contarama
Black tape is on backorder at all of the local...

Black tape is on backorder at all of the local camera stores around here... :D
Forum: Cameras in the Movies / TV / Media 3 Days Ago
Replies: 23
Views: 922
Posted By Contarama
JD has lived quite a life. WES lived the life...

JD has lived quite a life. WES lived the life that made JD possible.
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 5 Days Ago
Replies: 25
Views: 817
Posted By Contarama
Watch out for hot pixels on old micro 43

Watch out for hot pixels on old micro 43
Forum: Film vs Digital 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 13
Views: 458
Posted By Contarama
The old Fuji s3 and s5 do highlight roll off...

The old Fuji s3 and s5 do highlight roll off really really good...more like film. Perhaps still better at that than anything out there. However snaps from those cameras look very "digital". Very...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 33
Views: 552
Posted By Contarama
The old fast 28d is a very special lens...like a...

The old fast 28d is a very special lens...like a Noct is a special lens. If there is one AF nikkor I would like to own it would be the fast 28d. Imagine that lens on a crop camera...stills or...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 33
Views: 552
Posted By Contarama
I'm strictly a manual focus guy but as for...

I'm strictly a manual focus guy but as for AF...the three dragons...because they're metal and scaled... https://www.ephotozine.com/article/the-origins-of-nikon-s--three-big-dragons--29758
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 38
Views: 887
Posted By Contarama
Which one is easiest to replace? Sell that one.

Which one is easiest to replace? Sell that one.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 43
Views: 1,121
Posted By Contarama
The viewfinder you prefer...thats my answer...

The viewfinder you prefer...thats my answer...
Forum: Chris Crawford 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 2,547
Views: 368,505
Posted By Contarama
I wanted to comment when I read the post about...

I wanted to comment when I read the post about Sam Hyde but I didn't. I think I will now. Chris I know you were/are quite fond of that bookstore (used book stores are huge for me...always have...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 110
Views: 3,660
Posted By Contarama
What may be happening...or at least part of what...

What may be happening...or at least part of what may be happening (with used prices)...goes like this - somewhere around 09 digital started to get good enough so that folks had to put aside the old...
Forum: Film vs Digital 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 33
Views: 2,266
Posted By Contarama
I sometimes try to get my film and digital shots...

I sometimes try to get my film and digital shots to look the same just to see if I can do it. I get pretty close sometimes.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 212
Views: 7,539
Posted By Contarama
Except when the battery dies... :D

Except when the battery dies... :D
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 212
Views: 7,539
Posted By Contarama
Use them up! :D

Use them up! :D
Forum: Photography General Interest 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 40
Views: 1,133
Posted By Contarama
Leica was first...

Leica was first folks

https://airandspace.si.edu/stories/editorial/another-journey-john-glenn%E2%80%99s-ansco-camera
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 07-11-2019
Replies: 51
Views: 1,831
Posted By Contarama
Interesting quote... When asked about the rise...

Interesting quote...

When asked about the rise of digital photography, he said: "Digital photography can be a totally lying experience - you can move what you want, the whole thing can’t be trusted...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 07-10-2019
Replies: 219
Views: 51,013
Posted By Contarama
No other camera I have owned, including my F2...

No other camera I have owned, including my F2 which is sexy as all get out, has generated more inquisitiveness than my Df. I think it is because it is big and covered in dials and numbers and they...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-10-2019
Replies: 129
Views: 2,734
Posted By Contarama
Its been done...they even made lenses for it...in...

Its been done...they even made lenses for it...in different mounts even. Heck I guess you could even say they made a system out of it fancy cases and all. They were even so bold as to make it a...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 07-09-2019
Replies: 212
Views: 7,539
Posted By Contarama
It's an intriguing question thanks Nick. One...

It's an intriguing question thanks Nick.

One thing I don't think has been mentioned is many of these now dirty cheap plastic fantastics were quite expensive when brand new.

I've had several such...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 07-09-2019
Replies: 42
Views: 1,207
Posted By Contarama
I once tried carrying an Oly digital around all...

I once tried carrying an Oly digital around all the time but soon discovered that it didn't work for me. So it was back to a small bag and the slr/dslr. If I were more methodical about my...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-21-2019
Replies: 75
Views: 2,205
Posted By Contarama
I would go for a pentax k lens based hybrid...

I would go for a pentax k lens based hybrid system...something like a k1 digital and a MX or lx or something...now go figure why I said that...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 06-20-2019
Replies: 41
Views: 1,383
Posted By Contarama
Well how many great uncles do you have that left...

Well how many great uncles do you have that left you some Leica? That being said one of the best camera systems I ever bought and it was a bargain came from a similar situation so kudos to you for...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 06-18-2019
Replies: 31
Views: 1,220
Posted By Contarama
What's the speed on the 200mm lens?

What's the speed on the 200mm lens?
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 06-17-2019
Replies: 1,722
Views: 437,512
Posted By Contarama
Isn't it something? :) Great snaps gentlemen

Isn't it something? :)


Great snaps gentlemen
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-17-2019
Replies: 37
Views: 1,579
Posted By Contarama
Idk other than no...not acceptable...even on a...

Idk other than no...not acceptable...even on a red camera. That would just ruin my whole zeitgist
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 06-17-2019
Replies: 8
Views: 539
Posted By Contarama
Trust old dried out half inch leather straps at...

Trust old dried out half inch leather straps at your own peril
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 06-12-2019
Replies: 31
Views: 1,062
Posted By Contarama
I have had the E-Series lenses 50 and 100 mm and...

I have had the E-Series lenses 50 and 100 mm and I have had the AI 50 mm and the 105 2.5... In comparing them the E lenses are very slightly muddier colors and not quite as clear or bright as the...
Forum: Nikon Historical Society 06-07-2019
Replies: 276
Views: 67,520
Posted By Contarama
And folks brag about their FM's and FE's F's and...

And folks brag about their FM's and FE's F's and F2's... Ha :)
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-05-2019
Replies: 35
Views: 778
Posted By Contarama
I like to think of it as refinement.

I like to think of it as refinement.
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-05-2019
Replies: 12
Views: 411
Posted By Contarama
I've done it a few times. Learn some simple...

I've done it a few times. Learn some simple HTML, know how filezilla or some other uploader works, buy a domain name and some server space and then you're off to the races
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 06-04-2019
Replies: 11
Views: 529
Posted By Contarama
Don't start looking at the Df... :)

Don't start looking at the Df... :)
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 06-03-2019
Replies: 33
Views: 1,266
Posted By Contarama
It is all about influencosity. Costity.

It is all about influencosity. Costity.
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-30-2019
Replies: 8
Views: 493
Posted By Contarama
Remember it's petapixel... The camera world...

Remember it's petapixel... The camera world version of The National Enquirer
Forum: Nikon Historical Society 05-29-2019
Replies: 276
Views: 67,520
Posted By Contarama
Really nice shac

Really nice shac
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 05-29-2019
Replies: 82
Views: 3,094
Posted By Contarama
When you make special things you can make special...

When you make special things you can make special editions... leica is special
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 04-08-2019
Replies: 35
Views: 1,296
Posted By Contarama
I have a F2 and a DF and a bunch of manual focus...

I have a F2 and a DF and a bunch of manual focus lenses if I could have a M2 and a digital m and a bunch of manual focus lenses I'd be alright with that too

Fuji? Okay maybe...
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 04-08-2019
Replies: 264
Views: 16,766
Posted By Contarama
Cheers sir

Cheers sir
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 04-03-2019
Replies: 27
Views: 1,569
Posted By Contarama
The difference in cost between shooting my F2 and...

The difference in cost between shooting my F2 and my DF is disparity. Not so much difference in the price of the camera bodies per se both are really nice tools
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 03-27-2019
Replies: 40
Views: 1,391
Posted By Contarama
That's me!! I knew about the clear but not the...

That's me!! I knew about the clear but not the others
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-13-2019
Replies: 41
Views: 1,009
Posted By Contarama
Ty for sharing the Preana with us sir.. when I...

Ty for sharing the Preana with us sir.. when I come across stories like this I sometimes wonder if we are missing something better nowadays
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 03-13-2019
Replies: 48
Views: 1,336
Posted By Contarama
Who says RFF is only about gear? Bravo gentlemen...

Who says RFF is only about gear? Bravo gentlemen wish I could be there
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-06-2019
Replies: 41
Views: 1,009
Posted By Contarama
Someday I would like to shoot a Contarex. I...

Someday I would like to shoot a Contarex. I dream everyday of owning a set of Contarex lenses converted to f mount. Sorry for going ot just wanted to remind everyone there is an even higher level...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-05-2019
Replies: 41
Views: 1,009
Posted By Contarama
The 126 in 2019 dollars is somewhere around a...

The 126 in 2019 dollars is somewhere around a grand. The conta were high end. I've had more people talk to me about my camera when carrying a Contaflex than any other rig...by far. That rubber...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-05-2019
Replies: 41
Views: 1,009
Posted By Contarama
I've had 3 supers, 1 super BC (black), and 1 IV. ...

I've had 3 supers, 1 super BC (black), and 1 IV. All cameras functioned however only 1, a super, worked like a watch. I still have the black one...and the instructions to repair it. Sorry cannot...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-05-2019
Replies: 41
Views: 1,009
Posted By Contarama
I've owned several including one very complete...

I've owned several including one very complete kit with case and all accessories. I prefer the super and super BC models. They are exquisite examples of Stuttgart engineering.

Contarama is...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 03-04-2019
Replies: 99
Views: 2,877
Posted By Contarama
No one's going to address the controversy about...

No one's going to address the controversy about the falling soldier? Btw I brought up the pseudonym aspect as sarcasm. And at any rate he was indeed a master of self promotion. Don't think I'm a...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 03-02-2019
Replies: 99
Views: 2,877
Posted By Contarama
Okay well how about the long running controversy...

Okay well how about the long running controversy about the fallen soldier shot? Capa was good for sure. He lived to promote himself. Changed his name...branded it Capa. :D
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-26-2019
Replies: 48
Views: 1,338
Posted By Contarama
Sweeney told me to get a fast fifty and worry...

Sweeney told me to get a fast fifty and worry about the rest later. My photography still sucks but what sage advice
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 02-25-2019
Replies: 99
Views: 2,877
Posted By Contarama
Capa is not even his real name...

Capa is not even his real name...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-20-2019
Replies: 33
Views: 1,246
Posted By Contarama
There is no substitute...oops wrong forum haha

There is no substitute...oops wrong forum haha
Forum: CSC : Digital Compact System Cameras - 02-20-2019
Replies: 116
Views: 5,092
Posted By Contarama
Like I said....too late for Canikon....Sony and...

Like I said....too late for Canikon....Sony and Fuji seized the day already. Mass market buys a phone for Christmas and if they buy a camera it is Sony or Fuji or an entry level DSLR. Canon is...
Forum: CSC : Digital Compact System Cameras - 02-18-2019
Replies: 116
Views: 5,092
Posted By Contarama
Canikon doa. My opinion. Please don't scoff. ...

Canikon doa. My opinion. Please don't scoff. 1200 bucks too much. Last digital basic class I saw...rebels kit lenses all sub $700 one Nikon hybrid the instructor a D850 myself a Df....1200 is...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-13-2019
Replies: 68
Views: 2,013
Posted By Contarama
Hard to say not checking out the cameras or...

Hard to say not checking out the cameras or knowing your sort of photography. I can see where I would like to have both.

Bigger question imo is glass
Forum: Other RF 02-12-2019
Replies: 24
Views: 1,110
Posted By Contarama
The last great American made film camera? ROF is...

The last great American made film camera? ROF is where it's at
Forum: CSC : Digital Compact System Cameras - 02-11-2019
Replies: 116
Views: 5,092
Posted By Contarama
Didn't Canon itself say cameras were???? Didn't...

Didn't Canon itself say cameras were???? Didn't Nikon say focus on the high end?
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 02-11-2019
Replies: 28
Views: 1,498
Posted By Contarama
Make it crop super 35...a limited edition 28 lens...

Make it crop super 35...a limited edition 28 lens that matches followed by a set (of course you must own a set of Cooke's before you can own these)....and wait for it...CCD and a trick shutter. ...
Forum: CSC : Digital Compact System Cameras - 02-10-2019
Replies: 116
Views: 5,092
Posted By Contarama
Sony's share has dropped to 67%. The Nikon Z7...

Sony's share has dropped to 67%. The Nikon Z7 grabbed 10.4%, while the Canon EOS R stole a whopping 22.1% of Sony's lunch money Ė impressive, considering that it only came out in October, while...
Forum: CSC : Digital Compact System Cameras - 02-10-2019
Replies: 116
Views: 5,092
Posted By Contarama
Sony 67 percent Canon 22 Nikon the rest...Sony...

Sony 67 percent Canon 22 Nikon the rest...Sony clearly dominates that market sir...like I said too little too late. Now they're playing catch-up in a down sizing segment. And that's just...
Forum: CSC : Digital Compact System Cameras - 02-09-2019
Replies: 116
Views: 5,092
Posted By Contarama
These cameras (Canon and Nikon) are DOA already. ...

These cameras (Canon and Nikon) are DOA already. Sony and Fuji are in charge of this market. Too little too late
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-08-2019
Replies: 3
Views: 386
Posted By Contarama
Goodbye Mr Webster

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Guy_Webster_(photographer)

RIP
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 02-06-2019
Replies: 10
Views: 887
Posted By Contarama
I was reading the old farts thread the other day...

I was reading the old farts thread the other day and it occurred to me how truly nice it is to have old hands like yourself and a few others right there easy access and actively working and thinking...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-05-2019
Replies: 70
Views: 2,089
Posted By Contarama
Well a 28 on a crop camera has some serious...

Well a 28 on a crop camera has some serious power. Fast fifties are golden on mini format. Very smart post yah
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-05-2019
Replies: 70
Views: 2,089
Posted By Contarama
Ain't that the truth Don't forget a good pair of...

Ain't that the truth
Don't forget a good pair of boots sir
Forum: Cameras in the Movies / TV / Media 02-05-2019
Replies: 4
Views: 1,705
Posted By Contarama
Ty for sharing....interesting rig Going out...

Ty for sharing....interesting rig

Going out shooting today on a totally different level
Forum: RFF Polls 02-04-2019
Replies: 66
Views: 3,029
Posted By Contarama
Hey I have two Ansco cameras an Autoset and an...

Hey I have two Ansco cameras an Autoset and an Anscoset... :)
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-04-2019
Replies: 70
Views: 2,089
Posted By Contarama
Yes! I wish I would have realized how exactly...

Yes! I wish I would have realized how exactly digital was going to affect everything...

I've done well at any rate however but jeez...

100 shares of Microsoft and 100 shares of Apple bought in 1986...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-03-2019
Replies: 70
Views: 2,089
Posted By Contarama
That contax t3 was going to bring way more than...

That contax t3 was going to bring way more than $300 someday
Forum: RFF Polls 02-03-2019
Replies: 62
Views: 3,055
Posted By Contarama
Point being only girls at RFF sure do offer...

Point being only girls at RFF sure do offer interesting (to me at least) stuff.

Btw I think ornate wrasse is another woman here who posts interesting stuff. Maybe the women of RFF are a grade above...
Forum: RFF Polls 01-31-2019
Replies: 62
Views: 3,055
Posted By Contarama
Forgotten cuisine... ;)

Forgotten cuisine... ;)
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 01-30-2019
Replies: 33
Views: 1,184
Posted By Contarama
+1 what he said And dr is maximized as well It...

+1 what he said

And dr is maximized as well

It would be interesting to see how all of this applies to a Fuji S5 Pro
Forum: RFF Polls 01-29-2019
Replies: 62
Views: 3,055
Posted By Contarama
There's only two girls...man I bet they're...

There's only two girls...man I bet they're fantastic...

This poll says something about the future of cameras :D
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-29-2019
Replies: 20
Views: 1,185
Posted By Contarama
Just god saying get your own little fella......

Just god saying get your own little fella... :)

The kids are alright
Forum: RFF Polls 01-29-2019
Replies: 62
Views: 3,055
Posted By Contarama
Here's to strong backbones and central Asian...

Here's to strong backbones and central Asian indica landrace types :)
Forum: RFF Polls 01-29-2019
Replies: 62
Views: 3,055
Posted By Contarama
Omaha restaurants and the streets of the big...

Omaha restaurants and the streets of the big Apple in normal FL...girls....personally I love them

I voted don't pigeonhole me already :)
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-28-2019
Replies: 132
Views: 3,205
Posted By Contarama
So what will Canikon do? Make camera phones? ...

So what will Canikon do? Make camera phones? Robots?

Laws of physics dictate to me I need something bigger than a cell phone. So with me my "camera" will never be just my old phone.

Gosh maybe...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 01-23-2019
Replies: 13
Views: 511
Posted By Contarama
Fast glass still matters! :) Luna pro sbc is my...

Fast glass still matters! :)

Luna pro sbc is my recommendation
Forum: RFF News 01-21-2019
Replies: 25
Views: 1,184
Posted By Contarama
Arcane short answer...the good old 5D2

Arcane short answer...the good old 5D2
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 01-21-2019
Replies: 58
Views: 1,873
Posted By Contarama
Coming from strong lf background...I bet mini...

Coming from strong lf background...I bet mini format is going to be a fun experience for you.
Forum: Nikon RF 01-19-2019
Replies: 396
Views: 6,361
Posted By Contarama
I was just thinking...out of all the cameras I...

I was just thinking...out of all the cameras I have owned not a single one..digitals included..did I buy new! So if someone does make a new film rig I can confidently say I won't be a customer.
Forum: Nikon RF 01-16-2019
Replies: 396
Views: 6,361
Posted By Contarama
That had a sub 1000 film camera the FM10......

That had a sub 1000 film camera the FM10... discontinued 2017. The chances of bringing back a new model film block seem to be zero sir.
Forum: Nikon RF 01-14-2019
Replies: 396
Views: 6,361
Posted By Contarama
This whole conversation strikes me the same way...

This whole conversation strikes me the same way as the conversation about coal mining coming back...lol
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 01-14-2019
Replies: 78
Views: 2,495
Posted By Contarama
And whole bunch of my phone camera snaps make me...

And whole bunch of my phone camera snaps make me say to myself I wish I would have had one of my Nikons with me. I bet Nikon would make specialized camera phones before they would make new film...
Forum: Nikon RF 01-14-2019
Replies: 396
Views: 6,361
Posted By Contarama
Enthusiasts now are like they've always...

Enthusiasts now are like they've always been....after about 50 rolls they buy a new model digital unit. Camera makers understand this all to well I bet. Just an opinion. :)

Leica and...
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-13-2019
Replies: 22
Views: 806
Posted By Contarama
Built in level changed my photography...

Built in level changed my photography...
Forum: Nikon Mirrorless 01-13-2019
Replies: 35
Views: 1,937
Posted By Contarama
Yeah...I prefer that one myself :)

Yeah...I prefer that one myself :)
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 01-13-2019
Replies: 46
Views: 1,746
Posted By Contarama
Because not all pickles are created equal.

Because not all pickles are created equal.
Forum: Nikon RF 01-13-2019
Replies: 396
Views: 6,361
Posted By Contarama
It's a dead cat bounce bro and they ain't making...

It's a dead cat bounce bro and they ain't making anymore new ones because there are still millions of old ones that are great. As far as film stock...well someone still makes tin types right?

Three...
Forum: Film vs Digital 01-12-2019
Replies: 9
Views: 544
Posted By Contarama
Just keep shooting...that's what it's all about...

Just keep shooting...that's what it's all about right?
Forum: Nikon RF 01-11-2019
Replies: 396
Views: 6,361
Posted By Contarama
Two guys build them is what I heard....what a...

Two guys build them is what I heard....what a job...


There's a couple people at Sendai that basically hand build F6 cameras is what I have read. What a job...
Forum: Travel 01-10-2019
Replies: 76
Views: 2,175
Posted By Contarama
Leon or Lews bbq but be careful on the southside

Leon or Lews bbq but be careful on the southside
Forum: Nikon RF 01-10-2019
Replies: 396
Views: 6,361
Posted By Contarama
If they did the marketers would probably require...

If they did the marketers would probably require the engineers to include so much extra bs it would kill all the fun

Nikon's slr killed the RF btw...but I bet there are some engineers at Canikon who...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-10-2019
Replies: 43
Views: 1,660
Posted By Contarama
Inspect shutter curtain from front and backside. ...

Inspect shutter curtain from front and backside. I have seen curtains kinked and freezing everything up.
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 01-07-2019
Replies: 24
Views: 5,796
Posted By Contarama
You'll eventually grow out of the auto iso phase....

You'll eventually grow out of the auto iso phase. :)
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 01-07-2019
Replies: 31
Views: 1,156
Posted By Contarama
+2:though I will say Star D...basically the same...

+2:though I will say Star D...basically the same thing. cannot beat the price point and it comes from the days when USA was great...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-04-2019
Replies: 41
Views: 1,421
Posted By Contarama
A 28/2? See I wouldn't bugger with a 28/2 but...

A 28/2? See I wouldn't bugger with a 28/2 but with a factory ring. Stop down instead but to each their own. Yeah they made roughly 40k of them. Just be aware of what exactly youre molesting
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 01-04-2019
Replies: 20
Views: 1,171
Posted By Contarama
F2 and Df...I handle both the same exact way...

F2 and Df...I handle both the same exact way (almost). That's really the beauty of it all too.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-02-2019
Replies: 256
Views: 5,710
Posted By Contarama
Professor Nikon shot itself in the foot with the...

Professor Nikon shot itself in the foot with the 700 because basically what they did was use the same engine from the top shelf D3 model and installed it into the 700 block. At a cheaper mark and...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 12-26-2018
Replies: 3
Views: 981
Posted By Contarama
Set it at f8 and forget it

Set it at f8 and forget it
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-22-2018
Replies: 23
Views: 909
Posted By Contarama
It happened here where I am a few years back and...

It happened here where I am a few years back and the big shop move to cheaper square space. Their really good machine was pulled long long ago replaced by noritsu grade. This sort of report out of...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-19-2018
Replies: 84
Views: 3,087
Posted By Contarama
Rd1............

Rd1............
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-18-2018
Replies: 256
Views: 5,710
Posted By Contarama
And/or separation. The other two lenses of the...

And/or separation. The other two lenses of the three dragons...same deal and they are more expensive than the middle dragon.

A 35, 50, & 85 set of afd primes are less money, faster, and better...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-17-2018
Replies: 256
Views: 5,710
Posted By Contarama
Beware the infamous bloom on the 35-70/2.8 I've...

Beware the infamous bloom on the 35-70/2.8

I've had one before. Nice glass. It's a push/pull design and as such tends to collect internal dust. I prefer the primes.
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 12-15-2018
Replies: 72
Views: 2,578
Posted By Contarama
I was very disappointed by the high price tag...

I was very disappointed by the high price tag when the Df was introduced. I had to wait a couple years in order to snag one at half price. Maybe it is the specialty thing.

The D700 cannibalising...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-15-2018
Replies: 256
Views: 5,710
Posted By Contarama
There is another option concerning conversions...

There is another option concerning conversions which is a factory conversion kit but there is the problem of the scarcity of the rings. Thousands and thousands of Nikkors were made so for most of...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-14-2018
Replies: 37
Views: 1,107
Posted By Contarama
I tried really hard to love the one zoom I used...

I tried really hard to love the one zoom I used to have but eventually I kicked it to the curb. It was no match for the primes despite being pro grade fast constant aperture. It was probably good...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-14-2018
Replies: 256
Views: 5,710
Posted By Contarama
Another vote here for the dk17m. Makes a huge...

Another vote here for the dk17m. Makes a huge difference for me.
Forum: Nikon RF 12-12-2018
Replies: 39
Views: 3,674
Posted By Contarama
I like using an 85 for full body shots and...

I like using an 85 for full body shots and landscape where I am looking for compression as a main element. I do not own anything Nikon/Nikkor RF but I do have a factory ai'd 85/1.8 K which is a...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-11-2018
Replies: 8
Views: 285
Posted By Contarama
Hello David :) Do you have a compact deluxe by...

Hello David :)

Do you have a compact deluxe by chance?
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-10-2018
Replies: 11
Views: 662
Posted By Contarama
Hey that would work good with the ham we cooked...

Hey that would work good with the ham we cooked I'll have to try it at Christmas. :D

Handmade pumpkin pie...yum
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-10-2018
Replies: 1,647
Views: 280,511
Posted By Contarama
My corvette is in the garage. You should rename...

My corvette is in the garage. You should rename it frost on the corvettes...and the old sled haha
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-10-2018
Replies: 256
Views: 5,710
Posted By Contarama
Live view is the way to go in lowlight sporting...

Live view is the way to go in lowlight sporting manual focus glass but watch that shutter speed. And the 700 does low light just fine ty very much. :)
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-10-2018
Replies: 256
Views: 5,710
Posted By Contarama
The D3 does 1080 no? It could be done no?

The D3 does 1080 no? It could be done no?
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-10-2018
Replies: 256
Views: 5,710
Posted By Contarama
Can someone please write some firmware for the...

Can someone please write some firmware for the 700 & Df so we can do 1080 hd @ 60/30/24?

I used to be a purist...guess I still am dang it. :)
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-09-2018
Replies: 256
Views: 5,710
Posted By Contarama
Because of the kits you already own I advise you...

Because of the kits you already own I advise you to concentrate on the DSLRs main advantage which is telephoto focal lengths. A D700 and a fast fifty is a get it done combo. The 105 is easy to...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-09-2018
Replies: 1,850
Sticky: Camera Work
Views: 265,683
Posted By Contarama
George Silk combat...

George Silk combat photographer

https://warfarehistorynetwork.com/daily/a-good-samaritan/
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 12-06-2018
Replies: 24
Views: 942
Posted By Contarama
For me gimp and lightzone...in this way I'm a...

For me gimp and lightzone...in this way I'm a communist...freeware.

Nowadays I tend to just use the software that came with the camera...that's the capitalist in me...
I paid for it damnit
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-06-2018
Replies: 25
Views: 818
Posted By Contarama
Idk...Bill Pierce, Roger, that one dude with all...

Idk...Bill Pierce, Roger, that one dude with all the fancy bags named Joe...close enough to famous for me. Ha. :)
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 12-04-2018
Replies: 102
Views: 3,746
Posted By Contarama
Black Canonet is my idea of a p&s

Black Canonet is my idea of a p&s
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 11-30-2018
Replies: 23
Views: 941
Posted By Contarama
Thumbs up I've seen many of your snaps over the years...

I've seen many of your snaps over the years professor but these ones...just first rate beautiful!
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 11-30-2018
Replies: 17
Views: 2,062
Posted By Contarama
Bellamy if you're reading may the wind always be...

Bellamy if you're reading may the wind always be at your back bro

JCH is sacred in my books

TCS is like a god or something

Imagine if they colluded on something like this
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-28-2018
Replies: 2
Views: 386
Posted By Contarama
My kinda girls. Well...maybe once upon a time :D...

My kinda girls. Well...maybe once upon a time :D Use your camera catch some stars beatlemania lowercase lol


Remember the Rolling Stone classifieds back in the day whereas you could order 35mm...
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-27-2018
Replies: 7
Views: 333
Posted By Contarama
Parent company is DJI out of China. Big company!

Parent company is DJI out of China. Big company!
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-24-2018
Replies: 27
Views: 882
Posted By Contarama
The crowds look way different nowadays

The crowds look way different nowadays
Forum: Fuji X Series 11-23-2018
Replies: 48
Views: 3,776
Posted By Contarama
I can relate to that... :)

I can relate to that... :)
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-22-2018
Replies: 11
Views: 662
Posted By Contarama
I forgot about the tripod and no one wanted to...

I forgot about the tripod and no one wanted to wait including myself. We didn't have any turkey either dang it but we are still grateful! :)

Df and a pancake 50 high iso 3200 gives it a sorty...
Forum: RFF News 11-20-2018
Replies: 35
Views: 3,100
Posted By Contarama
Gosh darn short sellers

Gosh darn short sellers
Forum: Fuji Digital General Discussion 11-20-2018
Replies: 30
Views: 1,627
Posted By Contarama
the camera system I would buy should a pot of...

the camera system I would buy should a pot of gold fall into my lap
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 11-16-2018
Replies: 163
Views: 4,330
Posted By Contarama
People who trade in Leica are putting them? If...

People who trade in Leica are putting them? If I'm not mistaken a few years back they were going for firesale prices

Leica may be a good like Hermes...really good return on investment...I wouldn't...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-16-2018
Replies: 12
Views: 575
Posted By Contarama
Gavin Google F2 repair manual You might also...

Gavin Google F2 repair manual

You might also look at Richard Haws page he may have a tut that covers what you're after...or better yet just message him...great fellow
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-16-2018
Replies: 112
Views: 2,938
Posted By Contarama
Full auto burst mode = birder??? With a Z I...

Full auto burst mode = birder???

With a Z I would shoot it 4k then pull the stills
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-16-2018
Replies: 12
Views: 575
Posted By Contarama
Work the mirror up lever and see what it does

Work the mirror up lever and see what it does
Forum: Nikon Mirrorless 11-15-2018
Replies: 25
Views: 1,155
Posted By Contarama
Concept is sound. I'm not so sure about the...

Concept is sound. I'm not so sure about the execution. I'd probably opt for an old 58/1.2 and the adapter instead
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-15-2018
Replies: 112
Views: 2,938
Posted By Contarama
I encountered a real estate guy a couple weeks...

I encountered a real estate guy a couple weeks ago using an a7 + drone w/go pro setup. Camera had some China made ultra wide which he said had nil distortion. His most interesting comment however...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-15-2018
Replies: 112
Views: 2,938
Posted By Contarama
FZ7 no mirror z mount 35mm film camera coming...

FZ7 no mirror z mount 35mm film camera coming Spring of 2019
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-14-2018
Replies: 112
Views: 2,938
Posted By Contarama
It's all about that big throat size and the laws...

It's all about that big throat size and the laws of physics and the clinical like results modern lens design seems to favor. At the least it is something new I guess. Real Estate shooters would...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 11-12-2018
Replies: 13
Views: 894
Posted By Contarama
LK is a serious Leica man surely this isn't...

LK is a serious Leica man surely this isn't happening?
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 11-11-2018
Replies: 36
Views: 5,872
Posted By Contarama
Take it to an upholstery shop and have it...

Take it to an upholstery shop and have it altered. Then enjoy!
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 11-11-2018
Replies: 113
Views: 9,995
Posted By Contarama
No Kenny Rogers Coward of the County :D

No Kenny Rogers Coward of the County :D
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 11-11-2018
Replies: 113
Views: 9,995
Posted By Contarama
Well KR suggests a 50/2 Summicron over the...

Well KR suggests a 50/2 Summicron over the Konica

Options are great
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 11-09-2018
Replies: 52
Views: 2,550
Posted By Contarama
I'm a f8 and forget type myself. :D

I'm a f8 and forget type myself. :D
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-07-2018
Replies: 166
Views: 4,581
Posted By Contarama
Wonder how/if the net neutrality thing was a...

Wonder how/if the net neutrality thing was a consideration in this deal? I once had a pro membership...it lapsed...nothing changed as far as I could tell...so I never reupped

I was just thinking I...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-06-2018
Replies: 40
Views: 2,408
Posted By Contarama
Yes pros in 68 used Eye-level F and Rollei...

Yes pros in 68 used Eye-level F and Rollei tlr...at least in Hollywood on scene productions with F1 as central element of a movie. Also motion picture rig pistol gripped.

Interesting camera angles...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-06-2018
Replies: 40
Views: 2,408
Posted By Contarama
Okay I know it is from an earlier period but I...

Okay I know it is from an earlier period but I just put my copy of Grand Prix in the player. First scene is great has some nice old school wrenching and ratcheting. Then a crowd shot where a dude...
Forum: Nikon RF 11-06-2018
Replies: 19
Views: 2,365
Posted By Contarama
Well said sir Never had them repair anything for...

Well said sir

Never had them repair anything for me but KEH is great whenever I've traded with them
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-05-2018
Replies: 64
Views: 2,056
Posted By Contarama
I have always loved the way Contaflex lenses...

I have always loved the way Contaflex lenses render. Wonder what they would look like adapted to some digital camera. Only way to focus would be with your feet and youd be shooting wide open. ...
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-03-2018
Replies: 78
Views: 4,422
Posted By Contarama
The Legend of Boggy Creek

The Legend of Boggy Creek
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-01-2018
Replies: 166
Views: 4,581
Posted By Contarama
Done that too and imo probably the best sort of...

Done that too and imo probably the best sort of hosts for images. That being said in the past 15 years I have let at least 3 server spaces I could filezilla access go dark in which I had many images...
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-01-2018
Replies: 166
Views: 4,581
Posted By Contarama
Funny how that works :) Flickr is cool. I am...

Funny how that works :)

Flickr is cool. I am pretty fond of my flickr friends, a few of you RFF folks included, even the TS

50 bones sounds pretty reasonable to me...someone has to pay for...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 10-30-2018
Replies: 71
Views: 2,934
Posted By Contarama
This.........

This.........
Forum: RFF News 10-29-2018
Replies: 31
Views: 5,364
Posted By Contarama
I bet there are members who have emails and/or pm...

I bet there are members who have emails and/or pm messages from Tom. That was how I communicated with him when I had a question. He always replied too. :)
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-28-2018
Replies: 35
Views: 1,239
Posted By Contarama
Super nice.

Super nice.
Forum: RFF Polls 10-26-2018
Replies: 124
Views: 30,899
Posted By Contarama
Star D Davidson Conquest...sort of a Leitz...

Star D Davidson Conquest...sort of a Leitz Tiltall...Ive had it for years but only recently have I been using it. I would like to have the monopod leg
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-26-2018
Replies: 35
Views: 1,239
Posted By Contarama
My first DSLR was a D5000. That sensor was an...

My first DSLR was a D5000. That sensor was an amazing sensor.

Then I got a S5 Pro. Crazy amazing.

The other day I was studying 5D2 and decided to look at some 5D1 images. That sensor is...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-26-2018
Replies: 42
Views: 1,141
Posted By Contarama
More and more these days I think good light...

More and more these days I think good light trumps everything
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-25-2018
Replies: 29
Views: 1,111
Posted By Contarama
I tend to shoot wide/normal and stopped down...

I tend to shoot wide/normal and stopped down regardless of the subject (typically stationary) so lucky somewhat I suppose but also good old fashioned technique which makes manual focus not so much of...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-24-2018
Replies: 29
Views: 1,111
Posted By Contarama
I don't like auto anything... autofocus, auto...

I don't like auto anything... autofocus, auto exposure, automatic transmissions, etc
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-24-2018
Replies: 70
Views: 1,146
Posted By Contarama
I bought one for tonight's drawing instead.

I bought one for tonight's drawing instead.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 10-23-2018
Replies: 188
Views: 11,825
Posted By Contarama
Please share!

Please share!
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 10-22-2018
Replies: 124
Views: 18,771
Posted By Contarama
Vacation I'm taking my whole kit and then end up...

Vacation I'm taking my whole kit and then end up using only one or two lenses most of the time. If I'm going anywhere I'm taking everything. My kit is very refined and compact for what all it can...
Forum: RFF News 10-20-2018
Replies: 151
Views: 8,091
Posted By Contarama
If anyone could pull this off it would be the...

If anyone could pull this off it would be the French....how much bebe? :)
Forum: Nikon Mirrorless 10-20-2018
Replies: 35
Views: 1,937
Posted By Contarama
It's a start I guess... I don't know much about...

It's a start I guess... I don't know much about this novel big throat mini stuff I'll admit...electromagnetic diaphragm... I'm trying to wrap my head around that
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 10-19-2018
Replies: 31
Views: 1,711
Posted By Contarama
Capture some of the fascination and the enjoyment...

Capture some of the fascination and the enjoyment that you have now. Claim it, it is there :)

Feels good to get back to ground doesn't it?

Negative space right?

Snap away
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-18-2018
Replies: 16
Views: 767
Posted By Contarama
In the meantime the folks who own Kickstarter are...

In the meantime the folks who own Kickstarter are kicking it back at ranch. Wish I would have thought of that.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-18-2018
Replies: 51
Views: 1,844
Posted By Contarama
Geez...just loan em one of yours so he can see if...

Geez...just loan em one of yours so he can see if he likes it or not. :)
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-18-2018
Replies: 25
Views: 569
Posted By Contarama
Black Contaflex...damn fine camera that I do not...

Black Contaflex...damn fine camera that I do not use but it does works (viewfinder is a mess)...it's a shame really.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-18-2018
Replies: 51
Views: 1,844
Posted By Contarama
Daily carrying guy who shoots Leica...then I...

Daily carrying guy who shoots Leica...then I would get a FM or Oly OM or equivalent because of compactness.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-17-2018
Replies: 11
Views: 777
Posted By Contarama
Camera porn deluxe From TCS. Yotsuya F2...

Camera porn deluxe

From TCS. Yotsuya F2 Eye-level finder with the 45/2.8

http://tokyocamerastyle.com/image/348982626
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 10-16-2018
Replies: 77
Views: 2,967
Posted By Contarama
I shoot a Df and a F2 with a half dozen manual...

I shoot a Df and a F2 with a half dozen manual focus lenses that work on both blocks. It's a great way to shoot.

So I vote M10 and M6
Or MX and K1
Those Fuji's look pretty cool

I like to take...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-16-2018
Replies: 18
Views: 718
Posted By Contarama
Best video I have seen Amazing. Remember a...

Best video I have seen

Amazing. Remember a German came over and helped them gear up and helped them on the glass while they were still struggling on RF. The change was significant. Soon the F...
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 10-16-2018
Replies: 15
Views: 778
Posted By Contarama
Oh it's probably just another fad. :D Pictures...

Oh it's probably just another fad. :D

Pictures or it didn't happen lol
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 10-15-2018
Replies: 25
Views: 1,103
Posted By Contarama
Best post of the day. Get in the zone.

Best post of the day. Get in the zone.
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 10-15-2018
Replies: 25
Views: 1,103
Posted By Contarama
I was watching HCB as an old man interview last...

I was watching HCB as an old man interview last night. I loved how he kept pantomiming making snaps....geometry. Jedi mastery or something...no...anarchist

He didn't talk much about film...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 10-15-2018
Replies: 25
Views: 1,103
Posted By Contarama
Well if your serious you buy a dedicated...

Well if your serious you buy a dedicated refrigerator first. :)
Forum: Leica Screw Mount Copies 10-14-2018
Replies: 16
Views: 1,858
Posted By Contarama
Here's a neat old RFF thread... ...

Here's a neat old RFF thread...

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=52045

I was much surprised to discover Komura F mounts lenses for the first time just a few nights ago.
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 10-14-2018
Replies: 12
Views: 1,671
Posted By Contarama
Great. Thanks for sharing. I have your page...

Great. Thanks for sharing. I have your page bookmarked and it looks like I will be reading Indergaard this week during lunch. :)
Forum: RFF Polls 10-13-2018
Replies: 40
Views: 1,214
Posted By Contarama
With that many Nikon blocks amongst the family...

With that many Nikon blocks amongst the family the answer is indeed get both...yeah they made a million but they aren't losing value bro

A FM10 with a pancake fast fifty would be deluxe. The 35/2...
Forum: RFF Polls 10-13-2018
Replies: 40
Views: 1,214
Posted By Contarama
The 24/2 will bring more coin because people will...

The 24/2 will bring more coin because people will think speed will make them better but the 2.8 is the gem. 24 is a difficult focal length to build and with fast ones you have to make compromises. ...
Forum: RFF Polls 10-13-2018
Replies: 40
Views: 1,214
Posted By Contarama
It's pretty common knowledge Peter. BTW the...

It's pretty common knowledge Peter.

BTW the older 24/2.8 is a highly regarded street lens in some circles.

The 28s are different. The 2 is great the 2.8 is sublime and even the slow 3.5 punches...
Forum: RFF Polls 10-13-2018
Replies: 40
Views: 1,214
Posted By Contarama
I would wager the 2.8 will outperform the 2 but...

I would wager the 2.8 will outperform the 2 but if they're both cheap get both.

I wouldn't worry so much about the well used status. With Nikkor a lot of times the wear just means it is a good...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 10-12-2018
Replies: 25
Views: 970
Posted By Contarama
Can't speak from Leica and I know in these modern...

Can't speak from Leica and I know in these modern times things are very different but when I think of aspherical I think Noct Nikkor or 28/1.4 afd or Canon 55/1.2 SSC aspherical. All were hand...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 10-11-2018
Replies: 52
Views: 1,840
Posted By Contarama
Zooms? That is what movie folks use! :D

Zooms? That is what movie folks use! :D
Forum: Optics Theory - 10-08-2018
Replies: 51
Views: 2,858
Posted By Contarama
http://leicaphilia.com/do-they-actually-sprinkle-m...

http://leicaphilia.com/do-they-actually-sprinkle-magic-dust-on-leica-lenses/
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-06-2018
Replies: 8
Views: 743
Posted By Contarama
I love it when we think a little farther and go a...

I love it when we think a little farther and go a long ways.
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 10-06-2018
Replies: 23
Views: 2,085
Posted By Contarama
Don't know much about Leica but this sounds most...

Don't know much about Leica but this sounds most correct.
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-05-2018
Replies: 41
Views: 1,128
Posted By Contarama
Not a planned return but many times I realize I...

Not a planned return but many times I realize I could get something nicer if I did. Then I get all Walter Mitty and decide sometimes it is just better to live in the moment.
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-05-2018
Replies: 100
Views: 2,769
Posted By Contarama
Leica M film and digital because of the cost of...

Leica M film and digital because of the cost of glass for them. Maybe some day.
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 10-04-2018
Replies: 34
Views: 1,991
Posted By Contarama
Systems as has been the case for a long time my...

Systems as has been the case for a long time my opinion. Which now include CPUs monitors software cloud storage device storage etc

Bags and tripods are still important. Handheld meters most...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-04-2018
Replies: 13
Views: 477
Posted By Contarama
Nikon F/F2 F3 block & pre ai, ai, ais, some afd...

Nikon F/F2 F3 block & pre ai, ai, ais, some afd is a powerful kit at a great price. Price is going up too
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 10-03-2018
Replies: 31
Views: 1,141
Posted By Contarama
I sometimes wonder if a slow shutter is where...

I sometimes wonder if a slow shutter is where digital sensors really shine in their fullest. Usually means a smaller aperture and lower iso. I always look at slow shutter stopped down lower iso...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-02-2018
Replies: 96
Views: 1,827
Posted By Contarama
I'm 48, 5'9 or 10", probably 185 have a 8 pack...

I'm 48, 5'9 or 10", probably 185 have a 8 pack stomach. I can do 50 sit-ups/push-ups/chinups no sweat...do it everyday. Lift dumbbells and walk about 3.5 miles every night about 5pm except on the...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-02-2018
Replies: 96
Views: 1,827
Posted By Contarama
While in the shower I take about 4 drops, Pat it...

While in the shower I take about 4 drops, Pat it on, new cheap razor. Every morning and sometimes evening. Just like grandpa sans foam and double sided blades. Easy if you keep up with it. Boss...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-02-2018
Replies: 43
Views: 921
Posted By Contarama
It is my hobby. I get in my own little world...

It is my hobby. I get in my own little world when I'm photographing stuff.
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-01-2018
Replies: 96
Views: 1,827
Posted By Contarama
Negative. My wife won't let...

Negative. My wife won't let me...ah'em...nevermind. haha
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 10-01-2018
Replies: 31
Views: 1,141
Posted By Contarama
Except if one is shooting an old Fuji S5 Pro. ...

Except if one is shooting an old Fuji S5 Pro. Highlight recovery and roll off unlike any digital camera ever. Begs the question what happened with that sensor tech?
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-30-2018
Replies: 40
Views: 1,694
Posted By Contarama
In a book about the Eastman Kodak museum camera...

In a book about the Eastman Kodak museum camera collection that I once had the preface asserts a claim that even to this day nothing has more resolution than a good old fashion daguerreotype.
Forum: Digital Compacts 09-29-2018
Replies: 125
Views: 4,490
Posted By Contarama
Everytime I hear folks mention two card slots I...

Everytime I hear folks mention two card slots I just laugh bahaha. :)
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 09-28-2018
Replies: 33
Views: 2,963
Posted By Contarama
Fantastic! Thanks for sharing

Fantastic! Thanks for sharing
Forum: Digital Compacts 09-28-2018
Replies: 125
Views: 4,490
Posted By Contarama
Maybe it will wifi all snaps back to China

Maybe it will wifi all snaps back to China
Forum: Digital Compacts 09-27-2018
Replies: 125
Views: 4,490
Posted By Contarama
One word - Cyclops Where is the Super B digital...

One word - Cyclops

Where is the Super B digital model with a fixed fast fifty pancake Tessar that does 4K video and fits in your front pocket? Better yet give us a digital Contaflex kit. 35 50 85...
Forum: Fuji Digital General Discussion 09-26-2018
Replies: 32
Views: 1,814
Posted By Contarama
Come on boys this camera is dripping form factor....

Come on boys this camera is dripping form factor. And it is bigger which means the bazooka glass fits true to form. Bigger than FF. It has soul unlike some recent no mirror offerings. My opinion.
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