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Forum: Repair / Camera Care 01-21-2019
Replies: 4
Views: 1,758
Posted By SergioGuerra
I wonder if you found one, I also have a battery...

I wonder if you found one, I also have a battery drainage problem...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 01-05-2019
Replies: 6
Views: 1,966
Posted By SergioGuerra
Hi there! I know this is an old thread, but I am...

Hi there!

I know this is an old thread, but I am in the process of trying to repair a DP-11, very similar to the DP-1, light meter.
With the light meter assembled, testing the batt contacts for...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-04-2019
Replies: 10
Views: 860
Posted By SergioGuerra
Thank you all for the answers, yes, this is much...

Thank you all for the answers, yes, this is much safer than the meter on the CL.
Already got film on it!

Looking forward to use it tomorow morning ;)

Only got a Minolta M-Rokkor 40 f2 and a...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-04-2019
Replies: 10
Views: 860
Posted By SergioGuerra
ohhh!!! Thank you so much, sorry for the dumb...

ohhh!!! Thank you so much, sorry for the dumb question :)
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-04-2019
Replies: 10
Views: 860
Posted By SergioGuerra
Leica M5 light meter - cant find it!

Hi there!

I just received a "new" Leica M5... after two M2s in the past, could not be without a Leica M, so got what apears to be a fully working M5.
Neat!
She looks gorgeous to me!

Now.. the light...
Forum: Zeiss Contax 12-18-2018
Replies: 7
Views: 528
Posted By SergioGuerra
That's it! that's good to know :) I understand...

That's it! that's good to know :)

I understand without a lens I cannot confirm if all works like it should, but so far I have tested shutter speeds, AF, film transport and all seem to work like they...
Forum: Zeiss Contax 12-17-2018
Replies: 7
Views: 528
Posted By SergioGuerra
Contax G1 - no lens behaviour

Hi there!

I just got my hands on a very cheap G1 body, the person who sold it to me told me it would advance film with some strange behaviour.
I thought it could be simply a dirty Ir sensor, so...
Forum: Olympus RF 12-14-2018
Replies: 168
Views: 36,004
Posted By SergioGuerra
This a fantastic little camera, that I am a happy...

This a fantastic little camera, that I am a happy owner for the 3rd time (yes, I had one twice and sold it, then had to buy another one back two times :p)
This is from my last roll of Polypan F, had...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 03-26-2018
Replies: 13
Views: 2,363
Posted By SergioGuerra
I have just developed my first rolls of C41 today...

I have just developed my first rolls of C41 today with Tetenal colortec and I am very pleased with the results.
The color of the developer did change after the second roll because it had some tint on...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 03-22-2018
Replies: 15
Views: 1,234
Posted By SergioGuerra
Thanks João, meanwhile I did manage to finish the...

Thanks João, meanwhile I did manage to finish the camera and all speeds are working well - yeah!

Had some trouble because the slow speed lever had to be adjusted, it as blocking the speed selector...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 03-02-2018
Replies: 30
Views: 5,963
Posted By SergioGuerra
I am having the same problem on a Fed-3, shutter...

I am having the same problem on a Fed-3, shutter speed selector gets stuck on 125, how can I move the pin sprocket without moving the cam?
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 02-25-2018
Replies: 15
Views: 1,234
Posted By SergioGuerra
Be it one or two screws, I could not find any...

Be it one or two screws, I could not find any that fit on the bag of parts... I will try to find them at my father house today, if not I need to improvise :(
If I cant find it, would anyone on this...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 02-24-2018
Replies: 15
Views: 1,234
Posted By SergioGuerra
Bummer, I think I've lost that screw :(( How...

Bummer, I think I've lost that screw :((

How about the position, the copper part could be on one position or 180º from it, since it has a hole for the screw on both sides... how do I know the...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 02-24-2018
Replies: 15
Views: 1,234
Posted By SergioGuerra
https://preview.ibb.co/iRfnvx/IMG_20180224_174644....

https://preview.ibb.co/iRfnvx/IMG_20180224_174644.jpg (https://ibb.co/dusNTH)
https://preview.ibb.co/dnwhTH/IMG_20180224_174655.jpg (https://ibb.co/kESZax)

Got here so far, shutter seems...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-21-2018
Replies: 469
Views: 38,161
Posted By SergioGuerra
https://redirect.viglink.com/?format=go&jsonp=vgln...

https://redirect.viglink.com/?format=go&jsonp=vglnk_151925061910015&key=ebcd42a6fe063fd7c4aedf286a490098&libId=jdxmh2im0100noz5000DAhw51nnye&loc=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.rangefinderforum.com%2Fforums%2Fshowt...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 02-21-2018
Replies: 15
Views: 1,234
Posted By SergioGuerra
Member Jeff will mail me that book, I got some...

Member Jeff will mail me that book, I got some things done but I feel lost :(

https://preview.ibb.co/nfO8fx/IMG_20180221_212011.jpg...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 02-20-2018
Replies: 9
Views: 2,821
Posted By SergioGuerra
Did you find a solution? I have the same problem...

Did you find a solution? I have the same problem but on a kiev..
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 02-19-2018
Replies: 15
Views: 1,234
Posted By SergioGuerra
Fed 3 puzzle on a bag

https://preview.ibb.co/kTnsLn/IMG_20180219_134820.jpg (https://ibb.co/i9tXLn)

When I started my love for rangefinders, I bought some FSU cameras, a Zorki 4 , a Fed 2, a Kiev 4 and finally a Fed...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 10-31-2014
Replies: 4
Views: 851
Posted By SergioGuerra
To me, it looks like those fungus you get on...

To me, it looks like those fungus you get on lenses, but this time on film :(
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 10-31-2014
Replies: 4
Views: 851
Posted By SergioGuerra
Reticulation - is it? How to get rid of?

http://33.media.tumblr.com/4abc5c0c88f5e6a20cd4c9c7c606f312/tumblr_ndlyxc1lxd1qe5hp6o1_1280.jpg

http://40.media.tumblr.com/13c3b54877528d6d239abeda579ba40f/tumblr_n32gp3MuNz1qe5hp6o1_1280.jpg

http:/...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-08-2014
Replies: 0
Views: 604
Posted By SergioGuerra
Leixões

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7407/12343974004_5f2b99d864.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/visuallab/12343974004/)
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE - Film 09-12-2009
Replies: 7
Views: 1,638
Posted By SergioGuerra
Hi! Unfortunately I took no pictures because I...

Hi!

Unfortunately I took no pictures because I had no digital camera with me... It would be interesting to show what I have done, maybe it could be a typical failure...
I searched a lot on the web,...
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE - Film 09-12-2009
Replies: 7
Views: 1,638
Posted By SergioGuerra
7 hours of hard work = working CL

Oh boy... I am sorry that I dont have a photo to show it to you, but I am really happy because after about 7 hours of hard working on my newly bought Leitz Minolta CL, I have managed to put it to...
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-16-2009
Replies: 41
Views: 3,337
Posted By SergioGuerra
I am now back home at Portugal, and must say I...

I am now back home at Portugal, and must say I found everyone in Paris very polite and kind enough. I speak French, and apart from the cameras, I dont think I am a tourist stereotype :p
Now I have to...
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-10-2009
Replies: 41
Views: 3,337
Posted By SergioGuerra
Paris loves film cameras...

I am spending some days here in Paris with my gf, and had never seen so much interest with the cameras I carry...
I am shooting with a Bessa-R (15mm and 35mm), a Rolleiflex automat II and a small Oly...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-17-2009
Replies: 27
Views: 2,191
Posted By SergioGuerra
I sold my Minolta CLE because it had Aperture...

I sold my Minolta CLE because it had Aperture priority... I would use it a lot, and loose more photos than using sunny 16...
I am really happy with a M2 or with a manual camera with meter like the...
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 05-12-2009
Replies: 69
Views: 7,531
Posted By SergioGuerra
Hi Michael, I would be interested on the wide...

Hi Michael, I would be interested on the wide lenses... for a very special price ;)

Regards,

Sérgio
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 05-08-2009
Replies: 32
Views: 12,528
Posted By SergioGuerra
Because there are great photographers in Portugal...

Because there are great photographers in Portugal :D
Forum: Xpan & Other Panoramics 05-06-2009
Replies: 34
Views: 4,742
Posted By SergioGuerra
An awfull scan but here goes my...

An awfull scan but here goes my try:

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2299/2374842967_35732c533f.jpg

Horizon 202
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-03-2009
Replies: 1,757
Views: 329,369
Posted By SergioGuerra
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3334/3494038571_225...

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3334/3494038571_22535b4e66_o.jpg
I used the not very loved Rolleiflex SL35e + 50mm f1.8 Planar + ilford Fp4+ @ 400 on HC-110 (20min).
I simply love the bokeh :) Fp4 at...
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-28-2009
Replies: 129
Views: 9,625
Posted By SergioGuerra
I love to surf Flickr... so many good...

I love to surf Flickr... so many good photographers over there...

Please visit my stream at: http://www.flickr.com/photos/visuallab/

I post almost daily :)
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 01-04-2009
Replies: 76
Views: 5,611
Posted By SergioGuerra
If I enter what seems to be an abandoned building...

If I enter what seems to be an abandoned building with an open door, am I supposed to know that is private property? (I guess so)
It happened to me recently, the owner dropped by and forced me to...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 12-23-2008
Replies: 5
Views: 1,033
Posted By SergioGuerra
it isn´t normal. you might need to send it for a...

it isn´t normal. you might need to send it for a CLA. If a CLA doesn't come on handy at this time of the year with a lot of expenses and if you like to play a little with camera mechanics, you could...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-21-2008
Replies: 1
Views: 953
Posted By SergioGuerra
Discovering my Elmar-M 50mm/2.8

Like some of you might have seen on this (http://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=67293) thread, I have a collapsible Elmar that had very strong "haze". After a cleaning procedure...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-21-2008
Replies: 538
Views: 45,378
Posted By SergioGuerra
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3086/3125757816_4f3...

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3086/3125757816_4f32aea579_o.jpg
M2+Elmar-M2.8+fuji800pro
Forum: Optics Theory - 12-18-2008
Replies: 1,928
Views: 1,751,798
Posted By SergioGuerra
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3193/3015535760_0ca...

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3193/3015535760_0ca5011bea_o.jpg
Evil TLR...Mamiya C330+80mm (very close focus)
Forum: 14 Day One Lens Challenge 12-16-2008
Replies: 139
Views: 18,859
Posted By SergioGuerra
Time is running out and I think I wont be able to...

Time is running out and I think I wont be able to take this chalenge because I will have to shoot a small happening next thursday and go to an abandoned factory before the end of the month. It would...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-14-2008
Replies: 5
Views: 660
Posted By SergioGuerra
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3273/2862911035_271...

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3273/2862911035_2712e60b30.jpg
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 12-13-2008
Replies: 4
Views: 1,770
Posted By SergioGuerra
Ok, I managed to remove the front element, and...

Ok, I managed to remove the front element, and tried to clean it. The problem is that the glass/coatings is really affected by the aperture blades oil, and it will only disappear if I could re-polish...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 12-12-2008
Replies: 4
Views: 1,770
Posted By SergioGuerra
Oh well, I managed to remove the shim without...

Oh well, I managed to remove the shim without breaking it, but the front element still didnt came out. It looks like it doesnt come out from the front, and I really dont know how to access from the...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 12-11-2008
Replies: 4
Views: 1,770
Posted By SergioGuerra
Exclamation M-Elmar 50mm/2.8 dissasemble

Hi there!

I need to access the front element in order to clean it, but don't seem to find directions on the web in order to the proper order to disassemble the lens. I really only need to access the...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-08-2008
Replies: 44
Views: 1,782
Posted By SergioGuerra
http://farm2.static.flickr.com/1160/715727952_cb4c...

http://farm2.static.flickr.com/1160/715727952_cb4c6db1fc_o.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-06-2008
Replies: 258
Views: 24,767
Posted By SergioGuerra
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3291/3086801156_d78...

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3291/3086801156_d783401468_o.jpg
Forum: Olympus RF 12-06-2008
Replies: 11
Views: 2,045
Posted By SergioGuerra
I don't know... don't own any atm...

I don't know... don't own any atm...
Forum: Olympus RF 12-06-2008
Replies: 11
Views: 2,045
Posted By SergioGuerra
The worse I have seen was the Yashica 35CC...

The worse I have seen was the Yashica 35CC blades, some of the apertures are really odd... but the 35RD ones, I believe are regular across all the positions (don't have mine here at the moment to...
Forum: Olympus RF 12-06-2008
Replies: 11
Views: 2,045
Posted By SergioGuerra
Oiled or not, the blades should still make a...

Oiled or not, the blades should still make a perfect aperture shape. If it does not, someone made a mistake when re-assembling the camera. These cameras always develop sticky shutter and/or aperture...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-04-2008
Replies: 16
Views: 3,540
Posted By SergioGuerra
I already had one... nice little camera, and the...

I already had one... nice little camera, and the pancake 45mm f2 is pretty sharp..
A pitty it shares the same problem with Minolta CLE... no metered manual mode...

Happy photos with it!
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-30-2008
Replies: 104
Views: 3,239
Posted By SergioGuerra
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3246/2418766602_6c5...

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3246/2418766602_6c5759bcca.jpg
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-26-2008
Replies: 40
Views: 3,415
Posted By SergioGuerra
http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2198/1540969360_ee4...

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2198/1540969360_ee46f032de_o.jpg

Pentax *ist-Ds @ 1600
Forum: Lomo / Diana / Holga / Pinhole / 11-25-2008
Replies: 20
Views: 5,097
Posted By SergioGuerra
It's a nice toy camera... I have one...

It's a nice toy camera... I have one too:

http://www.flickr.com/search/?q=vivitar&w=10037176%40N00 (http://www.flickr.com/search/?q=vivitar&w=10037176%40N00)

I like specifically these...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 11-24-2008
Replies: 73
Views: 4,838
Posted By SergioGuerra
I only get color film developed at the lab, and...

I only get color film developed at the lab, and it costs 1.57 euro per roll... I wouldn't call it awfully expensive.
Developing BW at home obviously costs less (40 cents last time I made some math),...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-21-2008
Replies: 35
Views: 3,174
Posted By SergioGuerra
Is economy the only fault or is digital growing...

Is economy the only fault or is digital growing among us? ;)
Forum: Help / Feedback forum 11-21-2008
Replies: 29
Views: 2,769
Posted By SergioGuerra
Although the fact that I had good prices, my...

Although the fact that I had good prices, my recent experience with classifieds was very good.
I sold my Minolta CLE and my 40mm Summicron-C on the same day I put the adverts online :)
And one...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-20-2008
Replies: 44
Views: 1,918
Posted By SergioGuerra
This week we had 17ºC top temperature and 5ºC at...

This week we had 17ºC top temperature and 5ºC at night.. at Porto (north Portugal)
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-20-2008
Replies: 44
Views: 1,918
Posted By SergioGuerra
Jon, tourists believe Portugal = hot sunny...

Jon, tourists believe Portugal = hot sunny weather. This might be true, but not all year long...
These last days nights have been really cold here at Porto...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-20-2008
Replies: 44
Views: 1,918
Posted By SergioGuerra
I see he cuts his hair so he wont have any...

I see he cuts his hair so he wont have any "piolhos" :D
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-20-2008
Replies: 44
Views: 1,918
Posted By SergioGuerra
http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2413/2477567601_0bc...

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2413/2477567601_0bc3ea237a.jpg
At "Piolho", Porto
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-17-2008
Replies: 64
Views: 5,096
Posted By SergioGuerra
And since a M2 costs less than a M6 I could buy a...

And since a M2 costs less than a M6 I could buy a 35mm Skopar to go along with it :>

I miss my previous M2 so much ;) hmmmmmmm
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-17-2008
Replies: 64
Views: 5,096
Posted By SergioGuerra
Hmmm if you don't mind if I take this thread back...

Hmmm if you don't mind if I take this thread back to my doubts, I would like to pose another question...

Yes I admit. I am cursed. and now I need the cure, and it will come by one of these means:

A...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-17-2008
Replies: 52
Views: 2,413
Posted By SergioGuerra
http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2093/2432243226_f53...

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2093/2432243226_f539f3dfdb.jpg
Forum: Off Topic 11-16-2008
Replies: 2
Views: 434
Posted By SergioGuerra
Thanks Pitxu, I have relisted it.. and it seems...

Thanks Pitxu, I have relisted it.. and it seems ok now. But I didnt press the sold button, it was weird...

But now all is ok, thanks once again :)

Regards,

Sergio
Forum: Off Topic 11-16-2008
Replies: 2
Views: 434
Posted By SergioGuerra
just discovered that it is with "sold" status......

just discovered that it is with "sold" status... but how can I know who bought it? lol

I am sorry, but I am a newbie selling here at rff :)
Forum: Off Topic 11-16-2008
Replies: 2
Views: 434
Posted By SergioGuerra
Exclamation Problem with classifieds

Hi there... Can anyone tell me the contact of the person who runs the classifieds section here on RFF?
I made two separate sales today, a Minolta CLE and a 40mm Summicron-C, and only the first one...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-15-2008
Replies: 538
Views: 45,378
Posted By SergioGuerra
Thanks, Barrett, I had to use very slow speed...

Thanks, Barrett, I had to use very slow speed because of poor light on the subject, but still got the shot. Long live rangefinders! :)
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-15-2008
Replies: 538
Views: 45,378
Posted By SergioGuerra
Volvo http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3244/30318277...

Volvo
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3244/3031827771_178f0bb90b_o.jpg
Bessa-R + 15mm Super Heliar + Fuji Superia 800asa
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-14-2008
Replies: 44
Views: 4,144
Posted By SergioGuerra
Black Leicas are cool, but I believe a Hasselblad...

Black Leicas are cool, but I believe a Hasselblad should really be chrome :)
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE - Film 11-14-2008
Replies: 27
Views: 5,770
Posted By SergioGuerra
I dropped the price a bit, but I don't think I'll...

I dropped the price a bit, but I don't think I'll sell it for less than 850...
And for what I have seen, yes I might get a better price selling them separately... Will think of splitting the auction...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-13-2008
Replies: 14
Views: 1,230
Posted By SergioGuerra
Dont know if it's art (what's art?) but I like it...

Dont know if it's art (what's art?) but I like it very much :)
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE - Film 11-13-2008
Replies: 27
Views: 5,770
Posted By SergioGuerra
Oh well... I guess I also wouldnt pay this amount...

Oh well... I guess I also wouldnt pay this amount eheh... Now I dont know If I should drop the price now, wait for renewing the auction or... actually not sell the kit.

700 usd wont get me a M6,...
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE - Film 11-13-2008
Replies: 27
Views: 5,770
Posted By SergioGuerra
I hope there is no problem I post this here, but...

I hope there is no problem I post this here, but because I am "cursed" with the Leica "curse" I decided to sell my CLE kit.
This CLE was new old stock when I got it not so long ago, and I didnt use...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 11-13-2008
Replies: 4
Views: 845
Posted By SergioGuerra
Nice shots... specially the first one..

Nice shots... specially the first one..
Forum: Tom Abrahamsson of RapidWinder.com 11-13-2008
Replies: 20
Views: 2,776
Posted By SergioGuerra
The screwdriver blues :D Glad you found one...

The screwdriver blues :D

Glad you found one cheap.. :) If not I could mail you one...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-11-2008
Replies: 228
Views: 16,668
Posted By SergioGuerra
Tosca: http://img504.imageshack.us/img504/1128/29...

Tosca:

http://img504.imageshack.us/img504/1128/29926989927bac55780bcv8.jpg
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-09-2008
Replies: 64
Views: 5,096
Posted By SergioGuerra
hmmm I think I made my decision ;)

hmmm I think I made my decision ;)
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-09-2008
Replies: 4
Views: 793
Posted By SergioGuerra
Sooner or later it will get worse... You should...

Sooner or later it will get worse... You should go there and ask for a CLA. If that happens, there must be some dirt and/or old grease that is stucking the slow speed mechanism. It should also get...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 11-08-2008
Replies: 56
Views: 7,053
Posted By SergioGuerra
Mackinaw, that photo is simply superb!

Mackinaw, that photo is simply superb!
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 11-08-2008
Replies: 96
Views: 14,033
Posted By SergioGuerra
I love it... It can do...

I love it...

It can do landscapes:

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2136/2355254253_1d970d41ca_o.jpg

And other things...

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3076/2360309849_e7f8f2a528_o.jpg
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-07-2008
Replies: 64
Views: 5,096
Posted By SergioGuerra
Thanks John for the focused answer.....

Thanks John for the focused answer.. :rolleyes:

Difficult decisions ahead.. :confused:
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-07-2008
Replies: 64
Views: 5,096
Posted By SergioGuerra
The Leica curse..

Hi there...

I have already owned two Leicas M2 in the past, and both of them were sold in order to buy other things (like a Hasselblad 500c or a 1964 Lambretta eheh).
Right now I own both a mint...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-17-2008
Replies: 538
Views: 45,378
Posted By SergioGuerra
Green, White,...

Green, White, Blue
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3281/2865226924_d3d934dbdf.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-06-2008
Replies: 99
Views: 12,577
Posted By SergioGuerra
http://farm1.static.flickr.com/123/395452637_fac25...

http://farm1.static.flickr.com/123/395452637_fac25caad1.jpg
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-19-2008
Replies: 37
Views: 2,885
Posted By SergioGuerra
http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2021/2471347585_74f...

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2021/2471347585_74fe01086b.jpg
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE - Film 05-18-2008
Replies: 27
Views: 5,770
Posted By SergioGuerra
I have been shooting with the Summicron-C and...

I have been shooting with the Summicron-C and decided to sell the Ultron. Specially based on size and the framelines of the CLE...
And it has a nice...
Forum: Scale Focus 35's 05-18-2008
Replies: 14
Views: 2,559
Posted By SergioGuerra
The main problem with Minox 35 are the shutter...

The main problem with Minox 35 are the shutter blades that get stuck/dirty and/or electrics go bad.
The only easy way to test it is to take the camera back and shoot agaisnt the light a lot of times....
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-17-2008
Replies: 234
Views: 63,719
Posted By SergioGuerra
On my first test film with...

On my first test film with summicron-C:

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2260/2493180662_f8c26d6213.jpg

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2116/2490946390_b13d4eee4a.jpg

Regards :)
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 05-16-2008
Replies: 16
Views: 1,976
Posted By SergioGuerra
IZr, nice use of panoramic camera; Billp, good to...

IZr, nice use of panoramic camera;
Billp, good to see some "officers" dont arrest us for shooting them eheh;
Petronius, I simply love that reflection on the store glass....;
Florian1234, I like very...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 05-15-2008
Replies: 16
Views: 1,976
Posted By SergioGuerra
Here is my...

Here is my contribution:

"Threesome"
http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2116/2490946390_b13d4eee4a.jpg

Regards,
Sergio
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE - Film 05-13-2008
Replies: 27
Views: 5,770
Posted By SergioGuerra
It's...

It's here:

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3047/2489617127_e1e5ab7b0d.jpg

The first body was not working, so I had to sell it (for parts) to fund this one. Although I had some problems with the...
Forum: Olympus RF 05-13-2008
Replies: 13
Views: 2,625
Posted By SergioGuerra
If we were closer from each other I would be...

If we were closer from each other I would be interested on the parts camera... I also have a parts 35rd and maybe could make a working unity of the two ehe
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 05-13-2008
Replies: 76
Views: 7,148
Posted By SergioGuerra
I just can say that when I shoot digital, there's...

I just can say that when I shoot digital, there's always something missing on the results. It is difficult to say what.. (seems too plastic, like junk food ehe)
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-09-2008
Replies: 38
Views: 3,851
Posted By SergioGuerra
Photography is more than a passion lately... it...

Photography is more than a passion lately... it is more of strange kind of sickness :)

However, I do have other passions, like music, old scooters (and ridding them), and architecture..
I love to...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 05-01-2008
Replies: 42
Views: 3,761
Posted By SergioGuerra
The...

The Umbrella..

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2002/2440199623_44872190ea.jpg
Forum: Optics Theory - 04-29-2008
Replies: 34
Views: 4,597
Posted By SergioGuerra
Usually size and weight makes some difference......

Usually size and weight makes some difference... just compare a CV 35mm color skopar and a 35mm Ultron ;)
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-28-2008
Replies: 37
Views: 3,659
Posted By SergioGuerra
I drive a Volvo 240 station :)

I drive a Volvo 240 station :)
Forum: Help / Feedback forum 04-26-2008
Replies: 2,236
Sticky: User Feedback
Views: 253,627
Posted By SergioGuerra
user: oscroft Subject: bought 90mm rokkor from...

user: oscroft
Subject: bought 90mm rokkor from me
Feedback: very fast payment and good comunication :)
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 04-26-2008
Replies: 27
Views: 2,897
Posted By SergioGuerra
Glad you liked my Aquarium :) It was raining that...

Glad you liked my Aquarium :) It was raining that day and I felt wet :p

Nice composition, Rik; Another grteat shot Todd, and yes they must use a lot of sharpness on the scans; Like your first one...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 04-24-2008
Replies: 27
Views: 2,897
Posted By SergioGuerra
Aquarium: http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2093/24...

Aquarium:


http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2093/2432243226_f539f3dfdb.jpg
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 04-24-2008
Replies: 27
Views: 2,897
Posted By SergioGuerra
Wow... that is a terrific shot is all senses....

Wow... that is a terrific shot is all senses....
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 04-22-2008
Replies: 8
Views: 917
Posted By SergioGuerra
A very good example of a J-12 :) Nice shots!

A very good example of a J-12 :) Nice shots!
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-19-2008
Replies: 5
Views: 3,162
Posted By SergioGuerra
Hi Tobias... many thanks for the manual and help...

Hi Tobias... many thanks for the manual and help :)
In fact I got the Rollei working long ago, although it still has a "minor" flaw. A missing tooth on the platic winding gear. It does no harm if you...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-19-2008
Replies: 14
Views: 1,067
Posted By SergioGuerra
This week I have seen a M8 for 500 euro here in...

This week I have seen a M8 for 500 euro here in Portugal. Scams are everywhere:

Hello,

I will write my messages in English because I don't write or speech very good your language, The price and...
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE - Film 04-17-2008
Replies: 27
Views: 5,770
Posted By SergioGuerra
This might sound ridiculous, but the sonnar on...

This might sound ridiculous, but the sonnar on the 35XF is similar?
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE - Film 04-17-2008
Replies: 27
Views: 5,770
Posted By SergioGuerra
Dont tell anyone, but I received yesterday the...

Dont tell anyone, but I received yesterday the Ultron, and am waiting for a summicron-C. After testing I'll decide if I keep both or not ehehe ;)
Forum: Scale Focus 35's 04-16-2008
Replies: 6
Views: 1,775
Posted By SergioGuerra
Minoxes are really neat (when they work ehe)

Minoxes are really neat (when they work ehe)
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-16-2008
Replies: 26
Views: 1,648
Posted By SergioGuerra
Hi there! Friday April 25th is the commemoration...

Hi there!

Friday April 25th is the commemoration of Portuguese revolution and maybe there will be some street political (or not) activities (could be good if you like street photos). This was the...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-15-2008
Replies: 10
Views: 969
Posted By SergioGuerra
I just made a small (not scientific) test...

I just made a small (not scientific) test yesterday, at about 1.5 meters I framed using the whole viewfinder (with my eyes really close to the camera) and the photo I got was a bit wider than what I...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-12-2008
Replies: 66
Views: 4,913
Posted By SergioGuerra
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3188/2406308236_980...

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3188/2406308236_980797757c.jpg
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 04-10-2008
Replies: 43
Views: 4,175
Posted By SergioGuerra
Yes, really strong shot... almost like a huge...

Yes, really strong shot... almost like a huge texture all across the frame. I like it!
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 04-10-2008
Replies: 43
Views: 4,175
Posted By SergioGuerra
Just one shot... the cross process didn't work...

Just one shot... the cross process didn't work out very pretty... :(

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2219/2401071111_0becdce3ef.jpg

Bessa R + Super Heliar
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 04-09-2008
Replies: 2
Views: 2,995
Posted By SergioGuerra
Hmmm thanks, Barrett, yes I do have a PCMCIA port...

Hmmm thanks, Barrett, yes I do have a PCMCIA port on my computer... I will check that out... although it seems just a bit expensive.. :|
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE - Film 04-09-2008
Replies: 27
Views: 5,770
Posted By SergioGuerra
Ok, I am sorry for this thread, because what I...

Ok, I am sorry for this thread, because what I was really looking for was not a lense for the CLE, but for the M2 or Bessa R. Of my bodies I only have one with a 28mm frame, the CLE, so it makes more...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 04-07-2008
Replies: 2
Views: 2,995
Posted By SergioGuerra
Nikon CoolScan III (LS-30) SCSI-USB adapter?

Hi there!

I have been using lately a Nikon CoolScan III (LS-30) Film Scanner with my desktop. However I might have to use it with a portable computer with no scsi cards.
There are several usb -...
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE - Film 04-07-2008
Replies: 27
Views: 5,770
Posted By SergioGuerra
I guess that the 40mm options are all good :) I...

I guess that the 40mm options are all good :)
I just thought of the 35mm ultron, because I was thinking about buying one before I got the CLE. I have a 15mm super heliar and love the colour...
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE - Film 04-07-2008
Replies: 27
Views: 5,770
Posted By SergioGuerra
New CLE -> 40mm Summicron-C or 35mm Ultron

Hi there!

I have made a cheap business with a Minolta CLE + 90mm Rokkor (still waiting for the combo to arrive). After I sell the 90mm Rokkor (I am a wide lenses kind of guy), I am thinking of...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 04-06-2008
Replies: 26
Views: 1,871
Posted By SergioGuerra
The meter problem guess it was poor battery, but...

The meter problem guess it was poor battery, but really sometimes I almost forget about the meter.. I am really very used to sunny 16 :)
However on some tricky situations it can be really helpful.
I...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 04-06-2008
Replies: 26
Views: 1,871
Posted By SergioGuerra
The Mansion "safari" was good, here are the first...

The Mansion "safari" was good, here are the first results with Super Heliar...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-05-2008
Replies: 51
Views: 5,304
Posted By SergioGuerra
World class shots... and I also like to read the...

World class shots... and I also like to read the comments on the photos...

Great job, and nice camera btw :)
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 04-05-2008
Replies: 7
Views: 791
Posted By SergioGuerra
I have one in M42 format, and I used it mostly...

I have one in M42 format, and I used it mostly with a Pentax *ist-ds. It is fine for me, but I might sell it soon because it doesnt get much use. I planned to use it with the rangefinders (with...
Forum: Fixed Lens 35mm RF 04-05-2008
Replies: 2
Views: 1,192
Posted By SergioGuerra
Couldnt the needle be touching the case or glass?

Couldnt the needle be touching the case or glass?
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 04-05-2008
Replies: 26
Views: 1,871
Posted By SergioGuerra
I guess that comparing to the R3M or R2M it has a...

I guess that comparing to the R3M or R2M it has a major advantage -> price eheh

Today I am going out to shoot some abandoned mansions outside town. She's coming with me and the 15mm superheliar...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 04-04-2008
Replies: 22
Views: 2,244
Posted By SergioGuerra
Thanks, Tood, yes the dog shot was using Super...

Thanks, Tood, yes the dog shot was using Super Heliar, the others were using J-8..

Film was HP5+ @ 800 on D76... a bit grainy I would day..
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 04-04-2008
Replies: 26
Views: 1,871
Posted By SergioGuerra
My Jupiter-12 fits.. really very very close to...

My Jupiter-12 fits.. really very very close to touch the camera case ehehe
But I rather use it on the M2. I tested it with shutter open on Bulb.

Regards
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 04-03-2008
Replies: 26
Views: 1,871
Posted By SergioGuerra
First street shots with new Bessa...

First street shots with new Bessa here:

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/showthread.php?p=790865&posted=1#post790865


So far, so good :)
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 04-03-2008
Replies: 22
Views: 2,244
Posted By SergioGuerra
My time...

My time...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 04-03-2008
Replies: 26
Views: 1,871
Posted By SergioGuerra
J8 fits perfectly to the bessa, you might be...

J8 fits perfectly to the bessa, you might be talking about the J-12. Some J-12 dont even fit the camera, others fit, but obviously they render the meter useless because it stays under the lens...
I...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 04-03-2008
Replies: 22
Views: 2,244
Posted By SergioGuerra
Steenkamp, fantastic shots! I like them all!

Steenkamp, fantastic shots! I like them all!
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 04-03-2008
Replies: 26
Views: 1,871
Posted By SergioGuerra
I started scanning a roll with Hp5+ at 800 shot...

I started scanning a roll with Hp5+ at 800 shot 80% with Jupiter-8 and 20% with the 15mm super heliar.
All shots seem fine.. But I had some weird stuff, sometimes the meter didnt light up the leds......
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-03-2008
Replies: 3
Views: 621
Posted By SergioGuerra
Hi Rik, I work on Autocad 2d and 3D... if it is...

Hi Rik, I work on Autocad 2d and 3D... if it is not too much time consuming, maybe I can help you out :)
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 04-02-2008
Replies: 26
Views: 1,871
Posted By SergioGuerra
Received my Bessa R today

So here she is...

First impressions:

- not heavy
- not cheap looking
- huge viewfinder
- rangefinder patch doesnt seem so bright as the one on my M2
- shutter noise is really loud (compared to M2,...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 04-02-2008
Replies: 9
Views: 1,685
Posted By SergioGuerra
Yes, Pitxu, my plans are to get a Helios and one...

Yes, Pitxu, my plans are to get a Helios and one Jupiter-12.. I have one J-12 in LTM and it is really very good (apart from having to look at it to change the apperture).
I thought Kievs/Contaxs...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 04-01-2008
Replies: 9
Views: 1,685
Posted By SergioGuerra
Looks like I finally have a good working...

Looks like I finally have a good working Kiev.

Now I should get a new lense, since this J-8 has really a lot of cleaning marks/scratches and some dust inside...

Here go the first results :)
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 03-31-2008
Replies: 9
Views: 1,685
Posted By SergioGuerra
Hi there! That was a mistake because english is...

Hi there! That was a mistake because english is not my native language... I meant that the rangefinder is accurate, it can "meter" the distances ;)
Sunny 16 rocks with these cameras :)

Regards and...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 03-31-2008
Replies: 14
Views: 1,009
Posted By SergioGuerra
you got yourself a very fine camera, with good...

you got yourself a very fine camera, with good glass :)

Congratulations!
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 03-28-2008
Replies: 9
Views: 1,685
Posted By SergioGuerra
The working unit that had been sent after half a...

The working unit that had been sent after half a roll lost a ribbon... lol

I ordered shutter ribbons from asahi and I have just finished the works of replacing them.

I got 7 turns on the shutter...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 03-28-2008
Replies: 13
Views: 3,795
Posted By SergioGuerra
If you have got steady hands you can always have...

If you have got steady hands you can always have indoor shots with that lense.

It is not with the 25mm, but I got this shot with the 15mm super-heliar inside a "cafe" with HP5+ pushed to 800. I am...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 03-28-2008
Replies: 6
Views: 896
Posted By SergioGuerra
My ultron is already in Portugal! Unfortunately...

My ultron is already in Portugal! Unfortunately not at my house, but at portuguese customs, but that is not CameraQuest fault :)

I agree. Fast shipping, even across the ocean :)

Regards,

Sergio
Forum: Olympus RF 03-26-2008
Replies: 8
Views: 1,617
Posted By SergioGuerra
Yes, it is a keeper... fast and sharp lense.....

Yes, it is a keeper... fast and sharp lense.. feels good in your hand..
:D
Forum: Olympus RF 03-26-2008
Replies: 8
Views: 1,617
Posted By SergioGuerra
Thanks and I am glad you liked it :) She's a...

Thanks and I am glad you liked it :)
She's a friend of mine, and we were on a really old, cool and genuine cafe here in Porto. It's called Cafe Avis :)

Regards
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 03-26-2008
Replies: 17
Views: 1,054
Posted By SergioGuerra
I do mostly self-portraits, most often out of...

I do mostly self-portraits, most often out of focus because I'm inside and my arms are short :p
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 03-25-2008
Replies: 6
Views: 896
Posted By SergioGuerra
Looking forward to see some photos with that lens...

Looking forward to see some photos with that lens :)

I am also waiting for a 28mm ultron from Mr Gandy, lets see if portuguese customs dont make me go mad :)
Forum: Optics Theory - 03-25-2008
Replies: 54
Views: 3,311
Posted By SergioGuerra
I am test-driving my 15mm super-heliar and loving...

I am test-driving my 15mm super-heliar and loving it...
Some...
Forum: Off Topic 03-24-2008
Replies: 19
Views: 1,526
Posted By SergioGuerra
Manual Sweedish Brick in here...

Manual Sweedish Brick in here :)

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2263/1973267326_b9aa68b060.jpg
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 03-21-2008
Replies: 34
Views: 2,369
Posted By SergioGuerra
Hmmmm I am waiting for a Bessa R. I have a M2 and...

Hmmmm I am waiting for a Bessa R. I have a M2 and some FSU bodies, dont tell me I will hate it :|
I thought that having a metered ltm body would be nice, besides I want to know if the viewfinder is...
Forum: Olympus RF 03-20-2008
Replies: 8
Views: 1,617
Posted By SergioGuerra
Thanks! Yes, I also like the last one best... on...

Thanks!

Yes, I also like the last one best... on the first one I was shooting slow, so I shaked a bit, but I posted anyway because of the bokeh :) I found it beautiful :)
Forum: Olympus RF 03-20-2008
Replies: 8
Views: 1,617
Posted By SergioGuerra
Praise to the Oly 35RD

I just have been scanning my latest roll shot with my 35RD and I am astonished with these lens quality...

I had to come here and share some photos :) (hope you dont...
Forum: Scale Focus 35's 03-20-2008
Replies: 5
Views: 2,948
Posted By SergioGuerra
Yes, you need to make precise marks so you keep...

Yes, you need to make precise marks so you keep the focus on when putting it together again..
DAG is safer :)
Forum: Scale Focus 35's 03-20-2008
Replies: 5
Views: 2,948
Posted By SergioGuerra
Usually it is a sticky shutter blades problem......

Usually it is a sticky shutter blades problem... On a previous minox el I had I managed to clean the blades after dissasembling from the front.
If you have the skill and time, maybe you can give it a...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 03-18-2008
Replies: 13
Views: 940
Posted By SergioGuerra
Ruben is right... CLA the Nikon, and then learn...

Ruben is right... CLA the Nikon, and then learn how to deal with the Contaxes :) After you fix them, you will feel really good :)

I am waiting for asahi ribbons to finish my job on my Kievs...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 03-17-2008
Replies: 26
Views: 2,398
Posted By SergioGuerra
Camera collecting is evil! :mad: Makes prices...

Camera collecting is evil! :mad:

Makes prices go high to those who need a camera to go out take pictures ...

That's just my point of view :p
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 03-13-2008
Replies: 46
Views: 2,433
Posted By SergioGuerra
I understand that buying cheap cameras without a...

I understand that buying cheap cameras without a decent CLA is asking for trouble, but I bought on *bay a cheap user Kiev 4a and it came with shutter ribbon loose and disaligned rangefinder patch...
Forum: 2008 Street Photos 03-12-2008
Replies: 115
Views: 15,452
Posted By SergioGuerra
I'm In! :)

I'm In! :)
Forum: 2008 Street Photos 03-11-2008
Replies: 77
Views: 14,310
Posted By SergioGuerra
Nice idea... count me on! :)

Nice idea... count me on! :)
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 03-11-2008
Replies: 9
Views: 1,685
Posted By SergioGuerra
Hi there! Started digging the poor kiev, and...

Hi there!

Started digging the poor kiev, and found that one of the shutter ribbons is loose.. It looks however in good shape, So I just might try to re-attach it to the shutter curtain and see how...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 03-04-2008
Replies: 26
Views: 1,648
Posted By SergioGuerra
If you have the chance to, please visit Sintra,...

If you have the chance to, please visit Sintra, it is quite near lisbon. It was the summer residence of portuguese kings, and is a small friendly village.

Have fun at Portugal!
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 02-26-2008
Replies: 2
Views: 551
Posted By SergioGuerra
That shot is very interesting, I am not found of...

That shot is very interesting, I am not found of crops, but it really shows the big gap between those two cameras / lenses.

Nice shots you've got with the M2 / 15mm combo!
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 02-26-2008
Replies: 2
Views: 551
Posted By SergioGuerra
What should I get? Heliar 15mm or Horizon Perfekt?

Hi there!

I have always been a lover of wide angle shots, and have been drooling on images done with the Heliar 15mm and the CV 21mm...
Since I have a Leica M2 and some FSU rangefinders cameras,...
Forum: Olympus RF 02-26-2008
Replies: 13
Views: 1,271
Posted By SergioGuerra
Maybe a Olympus 35RD? There are some currently...

Maybe a Olympus 35RD?

There are some currently at evil bay without the oil on shutter blades...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-24-2008
Replies: 4
Views: 749
Posted By SergioGuerra
I already developed XP2 in HC-110... I got...

I already developed XP2 in HC-110... I got acceptable (to me) results, but why not develop at C-41 at the nearest store?
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-23-2008
Replies: 9
Views: 763
Posted By SergioGuerra
On this shot from the same roll you can see...

On this shot from the same roll you can see better the grain:

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/photopost/showphoto.php?photo=80372&ppuser=4047

The uglyness of this grain is because of the film, the...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-22-2008
Replies: 9
Views: 763
Posted By SergioGuerra
I heard of D-76 giving better results with HP5......

I heard of D-76 giving better results with HP5... I think I ll buy D-76 next time I shop for quimics :)
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-22-2008
Replies: 9
Views: 763
Posted By SergioGuerra
Is this grain normal on HP5+ @ 800 ?

Greetings!

I have been complaining alot about too much grain on my film, but always thought it would be because of my old scanner (Agfa Duoscan T1200) and never about my development process.
Until...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-17-2008
Replies: 2,123
Views: 397,885
Posted By SergioGuerra
If anyone gets to any contact on getting XX in...

If anyone gets to any contact on getting XX in Europe I would also be interested... maybe we can buy outdated 1000ft long roll and share ? eheh

Regards,

Sergio
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 02-14-2008
Replies: 9
Views: 1,685
Posted By SergioGuerra
Now the 2nd curtain goes down at very slow...

Now the 2nd curtain goes down at very slow speed... I guess I need to CLA... There are good places with information on the web, but I must get te time to start pulling the camera apart...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 02-12-2008
Replies: 45
Views: 2,460
Posted By SergioGuerra
This year I didnt went outside to take some...

This year I didnt went outside to take some Carnival shots, but Jon did show the spirit of portuguese carnival.

Last year I took a couple of shots, but more on the audience at...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 02-12-2008
Replies: 24
Views: 1,547
Posted By SergioGuerra
I also own a Kiev 88 and really love it.. a bit...

I also own a Kiev 88 and really love it.. a bit bulky in size, but it's screen and lens quality really shine :)

One day I might try to find a Kiev 6c :)

Let's enjoy the FSU big brothers :)
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 02-11-2008
Replies: 9
Views: 1,685
Posted By SergioGuerra
Kiev 4a shutter button problem

Hi there!

I just got a very ugly, but very cheap Kiev 4a.. However, uglyness is not it's only fault (ugly because the leather is ripped off), shutter button doesnt seem to work fine.
If I push it...
Forum: Olympus RF 02-10-2008
Replies: 2
Views: 1,263
Posted By SergioGuerra
Hi there! The battery tray is simply glued to the...

Hi there!
The battery tray is simply glued to the back of the camera... just push that plastic housing carefully and it will be free.
Now you just need a soldering iron to get it back there...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 02-10-2008
Replies: 0
Views: 1,024
Posted By SergioGuerra
Galvanometer for Oly 35RD... any parts camera?

Greetings everyone!

I was wondering if someone on RFF might have a parts / junker Olympus 35RD that would happen to have a working meter unit.

The galvanometer on mine is shot (clock spring is not...
Forum: Yashica RF 01-29-2008
Replies: 6
Views: 899
Posted By SergioGuerra
CC lights need you to get used to, because they...

CC lights need you to get used to, because they only light at a certain part of the shutter trip.
I also have a CC that I fixed at home, the problem on mine was on the shutter mechanism around the...
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-16-2008
Replies: 10
Views: 839
Posted By SergioGuerra
Just joined it :) Nice idea... I use S-16 all the...

Just joined it :) Nice idea... I use S-16 all the time!
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 09-12-2007
Replies: 51
Views: 3,565
Posted By SergioGuerra
Hope you liked Portugal, very good photos you got...

Hope you liked Portugal, very good photos you got :)

Next time try to visit Porto. It's quite different from Lisbon... ;)


(more like...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-29-2007
Replies: 56
Views: 4,299
Posted By SergioGuerra
http://farm2.static.flickr.com/1386/854882250_1334...

http://farm2.static.flickr.com/1386/854882250_13348e8125.jpg?v=0
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-29-2007
Replies: 79
Views: 3,774
Posted By SergioGuerra
http://farm1.static.flickr.com/37/105996493_e02f78...

http://farm1.static.flickr.com/37/105996493_e02f7874d4.jpg?v=0
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-29-2007
Replies: 424
Views: 63,772
Posted By SergioGuerra
http://farm2.static.flickr.com/1168/706936280_287b...

http://farm2.static.flickr.com/1168/706936280_287bd3b417.jpg?v=0
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-29-2007
Replies: 605
Views: 108,727
Posted By SergioGuerra
http://farm1.static.flickr.com/174/460452934_b6e17...

http://farm1.static.flickr.com/174/460452934_b6e179331c.jpg?v=0

I love fuzzy mirrors :p
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-29-2007
Replies: 77
Views: 5,132
Posted By SergioGuerra
http://farm1.static.flickr.com/180/396915246_8e3fa...

http://farm1.static.flickr.com/180/396915246_8e3fa38dff.jpg?v=0

From the hip at Oporto carnival festival :)
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-29-2007
Replies: 43
Views: 3,017
Posted By SergioGuerra
http://farm1.static.flickr.com/188/373866643_a9cd4...

http://farm1.static.flickr.com/188/373866643_a9cd4ab56f.jpg?v=0
Forum: Travel 03-01-2007
Replies: 28
Views: 20,126
Posted By SergioGuerra
Last time I saw a RF camera at a store here in...

Last time I saw a RF camera at a store here in portugal, was at Porto in a store located at Bolhao market... a Fed 3 with industar-61! I walked in and asked to see the camera... Lens focus was very...
Forum: Travel 03-01-2007
Replies: 28
Views: 20,126
Posted By SergioGuerra
Hope you have fun here in Portugal, a lot to...

Hope you have fun here in Portugal, a lot to photograph in Lisbon... unfortunately not a good country to buy photo gear. I buy most my stuff on ebay :|

Regards,

Sergio
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 02-28-2007
Replies: 61
Views: 2,392
Posted By SergioGuerra
Congrats Jon! You capture very well the alentejo...

Congrats Jon! You capture very well the alentejo spirit :)
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-25-2007
Replies: 3
Views: 923
Posted By SergioGuerra
Jon, Since I received it It has been with me...

Jon, Since I received it It has been with me 24/24h :D Unfortunately works sometimes doesnt let me do a lot of photos, but she's always around just in case :)
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-21-2007
Replies: 73
Views: 3,060
Posted By SergioGuerra
It works! nice buy Ash :D

It works! nice buy Ash :D
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-21-2007
Replies: 73
Views: 3,060
Posted By SergioGuerra
Congrats ash, I know it is not the camera that...

Congrats ash, I know it is not the camera that makes good pictures (its the photographer eheh) but coincidence or not, I make much more "keepers" with a camera I really apreciate.
Since I got my M2...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-16-2007
Replies: 3
Views: 923
Posted By SergioGuerra
Back in business...

Ok... I had sold my first Leica, a M2, last year to fund a Vespa scooter, but after handling a M2 from a friend I knew I had to get another one...
It arrived today, apart from some bright marks on...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 02-14-2007
Replies: 48
Views: 2,439
Posted By SergioGuerra
This is my flickr...

http://www.flickr.com/photos/visuallab/

show me yours :)


Sergio
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-09-2007
Replies: 15
Views: 1,064
Posted By SergioGuerra
I have been reading a bit on the subject, and if...

I have been reading a bit on the subject, and if you are able to open your Leica's top, you might be able to re-glue the prism. The problem is: if the prism is broken for a long time, there are big...
Forum: Travel 02-08-2007
Replies: 25
Views: 2,620
Posted By SergioGuerra
Oh I miss that tea and the wonderfull orange...

Oh I miss that tea and the wonderfull orange juice!

I have been there last year, and have loved those vacations.. I went with a car (if you go driving, beware of speeds, their agents are very...
Forum: Yashica RF 02-05-2007
Replies: 3
Views: 809
Posted By SergioGuerra
The 35CC really feels right in your hand... The...

The 35CC really feels right in your hand... The viewfinder is good, camera controls feel nice... A pitty it doesnt have a full manual mode and some more info on viewfinder... but it sure is...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-30-2007
Replies: 5
Views: 755
Posted By SergioGuerra
Thanks for the fast answers... I tried to talk...

Thanks for the fast answers... I tried to talk him that repairing would give him a greater value.. but since there are no Leica repair people here in Portugal, and since he is not really interested...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-30-2007
Replies: 5
Views: 755
Posted By SergioGuerra
Help - Price for a defective M2

Hi there!

A friend of mine wants to sell a Leica M2 and asked me if I wanted it.. He doesnt know a thing about rangefinders (it was from his father) so I went to see the camera looking for a good...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-25-2007
Replies: 6
Views: 784
Posted By SergioGuerra
He was already on my contacts ehehe :D (my...

He was already on my contacts ehehe :D

(my flickr is: http://www.flickr.com/photos/visuallab/ )
Forum: Off Topic 01-15-2007
Replies: 33
Views: 2,237
Posted By SergioGuerra
Congrats Stephanie :)

Congrats Stephanie :)
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 01-11-2007
Replies: 3
Views: 1,077
Posted By SergioGuerra
If you remove the top, you might see what's...

If you remove the top, you might see what's wrong... The frame counter mechanism is easily seen with top removed...

Good luck!

Sergio
Forum: Off Topic 01-09-2007
Replies: 1
Views: 506
Posted By SergioGuerra
Cant open Camera and Coffee thread...

Greatings!

I am not sure what is happening but since yesterday, I cant open this thread... I dont understand what is happening since I can open all other threads and topics... I tried both with...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-08-2007
Replies: 5,602
Views: 988,038
Posted By SergioGuerra
My Yashica 35CC and a cup of coffee :) Sorry...

My Yashica 35CC and a cup of coffee :) Sorry about all the grain, but I was using very very old HP5 (1994) and a Oly Xa..

http://img401.imageshack.us/img401/8536/yashica35cccoffeeqz0.th.jpg...
Forum: Yashica RF 01-03-2007
Replies: 17
Views: 1,315
Posted By SergioGuerra
Oh well... I shouldnt use this film for test...

Oh well... I shouldnt use this film for test film, but I did it and here are the first results... Seems to be working properly, although the film strong grain may affect some other conclusions......
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 01-03-2007
Replies: 5
Views: 673
Posted By SergioGuerra
They look good, congrats! Sergio

They look good, congrats!

Sergio
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-02-2007
Replies: 1
Views: 601
Posted By SergioGuerra
Welcome to RFF :) Bemvindo!

Welcome to RFF :) Bemvindo!
Forum: Other RF 01-02-2007
Replies: 11
Views: 15,559
Posted By SergioGuerra
Giella, I didnt meant to say it was 100% plastic,...

Giella, I didnt meant to say it was 100% plastic, but "plastic" is the overall feeling you get when handling it...

Cheers,

Sergio
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