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Forum: Photography General Interest 7 Hours Ago
Replies: 52
Views: 1,420
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Many old pro were pro enough if they could get it...

Many old pro were pro enough if they could get it in focus and expose, print is right.
iPhones left them jobless. And here is nothing wrong with it. Trade was replaced by software and electronics.
I...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 9 Hours Ago
Replies: 79
Views: 1,330
Posted By Ko.Fe.
:rolleyes: Actually, it is you who didn't read...

:rolleyes:
Actually, it is you who didn't read the thread.
:cool:
Forum: Photography General Interest 10 Hours Ago
Replies: 43
Views: 1,469
Posted By Ko.Fe.
I sell my gear on eBay as ďno returnsĒ

I sell my gear on eBay as ďno returnsĒ
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 19 Hours Ago
Replies: 79
Views: 1,330
Posted By Ko.Fe.
If I would have sufficient money for it, I'll get...

If I would have sufficient money for it, I'll get it right away! But my gear is sitting unsold.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 19 Hours Ago
Replies: 79
Views: 1,330
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Everything is pro grade after Zenit :). Don't...

Everything is pro grade after Zenit :).
Don't know which junk you were buying from Japan. I have EOS300 and it just keeps on working for twenty years now. They have rechargeable batteries for it on...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 20 Hours Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 127
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Do not overthink of grease. Zorki are crudes. It...

Do not overthink of grease. Zorki are crudes. It is more important to wash out completely old gunk. Then any synthetic oil with logically matching concistenncy will do.
Have fun with z6 film advance...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 1 Day Ago
Replies: 315
Views: 43,824
Posted By Ko.Fe.
With Nippon 28 3.5 shown at one of the pictures...

With Nippon 28 3.5 shown at one of the pictures above. Kentmere 5x7 RC print.


https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49730041682_d66d69888d_o.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2iLtsPL)
Forum: RFF News 1 Day Ago
Replies: 21
Views: 954
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Air and SAL are suspended to be exact.

Air and SAL are suspended to be exact.
Forum: Photography General Interest 3 Days Ago
Replies: 52
Views: 1,420
Posted By Ko.Fe.
With VM been all over in this thread... I do...

With VM been all over in this thread...
I do recommend not only watch documentary about her, but listen and process it. She wanted to be in photography as business or circles, at least.
But she...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 3 Days Ago
Replies: 58
Views: 1,559
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Yea. IIf, Zorki, Canon LTM all from fifties,...

Yea. IIf, Zorki, Canon LTM all from fifties, never used those clunky Leica ones. Just Kodak metal reloadables and regular film rolls.

The only camera I have same problem is also after some unknown...
Forum: Photography General Interest 3 Days Ago
Replies: 70
Views: 1,386
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Dave with money, but not doing his official job...

Dave with money, but not doing his official job as photographer, only for his portfolio?
He was, is sex trafficker.
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 4 Days Ago
Replies: 97
Views: 9,366
Posted By Ko.Fe.
I just seen Lux 35 1.4 pre pictures on M9. I'd...

I just seen Lux 35 1.4 pre pictures on M9. I'd rather have this lens than Lux.

Some more tests. With more careful determining of...
Forum: Photography General Interest 4 Days Ago
Replies: 52
Views: 1,420
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Good suggestion. I could answer like this.

Good suggestion. I could answer like this.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 4 Days Ago
Replies: 41
Views: 800
Posted By Ko.Fe.
I have Leotax and Canon from fifties. They are...

I have Leotax and Canon from fifties. They are visibly lager than Nicca IIIa I also have. Only Nicca is matching Leica without useless bells and whistles Japanese makers added.
The reason I purchased...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 4 Days Ago
Replies: 41
Views: 800
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Based on my own purchasing experience... Most of...

Based on my own purchasing experience... Most of Japanese clones are kind of huge for LTM. Some of them even bigger than film M.
So far only Nicca III series are matching Leica III series by size,...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 4 Days Ago
Replies: 41
Views: 800
Posted By Ko.Fe.
I'll skip II series. Only 1/25 is shame for...

I'll skip II series. Only 1/25 is shame for rangefinder, which could handle handheld down to 1/4.

J-3 is around 150 USD lens. I would say 500$ maximum, for kit.

With Leica LTM you will pay much...
Forum: Photography General Interest 4 Days Ago
Replies: 52
Views: 1,420
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Mine has zero merits for most. It is called...

Mine has zero merits for most. It is called candid, street photography. So, maybe I just have to tell - I'm street photographer? But I photograph local events and share, give photos for publishing...
Forum: Photography General Interest 4 Days Ago
Replies: 52
Views: 1,420
Posted By Ko.Fe.
It is inside of me. Just like breathing. I don't...

It is inside of me. Just like breathing. I don't need names to have it in me.
I just would like to be correct with my answer then people are asking me.
Forum: Photography General Interest 4 Days Ago
Replies: 52
Views: 1,420
Posted By Ko.Fe.
I have got paid offers, just not into it. But...

I have got paid offers, just not into it.
But you are right.

Оur daughter quit from photographer job. She would do her job, they would use it, but no pay.
Canada is turning to third world on this....
Forum: Photography General Interest 4 Days Ago
Replies: 52
Views: 1,420
Posted By Ko.Fe.
So, the right answer in English is amateur...

So, the right answer in English is amateur photographer in my case?
In Russian it is common to say something like photography liker. Someone who likes photography.
I just canít call my self...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 5 Days Ago
Replies: 50
Views: 1,203
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Cool Even you? :cool: IMO, the only way for Leica to...

Even you? :cool:

IMO, the only way for Leica to survive is to continue to be glamorous, prestige brand. Then even simple rebranding of Panasonic work.
The only reason to buy non M Leica these days...
Forum: Photography General Interest 5 Days Ago
Replies: 43
Views: 1,469
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Then item is sold on Ebay seller could enter...

Then item is sold on Ebay seller could enter tracking number manually. This is what china scammers do on eBay. Fake tracking number, not recognized by eBay.

If PayPal shipping was in use for eBay...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 5 Days Ago
Replies: 97
Views: 9,366
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Thank you, David. I took pictures with it for...

Thank you, David.

I took pictures with it for three days now. I like its size. Handling seems better than with Color Skopar 35 II. It is focusing accurately at f1.4. To me it is kind of lomography...
Forum: Photography General Interest 5 Days Ago
Replies: 52
Views: 1,420
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Professional, amateur and interesting photos.

I wear camera every time I am outside. And I am getting asked if I am photographer. I was published, interviewed, recognized by my name and won contest. But I am not paid for my photos. Can I answer...
Forum: Photography General Interest 1 Week Ago
Replies: 41
Views: 1,496
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Odd top. Good for speculants, who buy for little...

Odd top. Good for speculants, who buy for little and sell for much more.
M6 is overpriced for nothing.
All of those electrical Contaxes are not good choice. They are same like Hexar.
It is easy to...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 1 Week Ago
Replies: 97
Views: 9,366
Posted By Ko.Fe.
@ f1.4...

@ f1.4



https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49704890911_1375509c87_o.jpg
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 1 Week Ago
Replies: 97
Views: 9,366
Posted By Ko.Fe.
First images with it. On M-E 220. Camera doesn't...

First images with it. On M-E 220. Camera doesn't show accurate aperture in EXIF, it seems. I selected old Lux.

Sometimes bokeh is...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 1 Week Ago
Replies: 45
Views: 3,807
Posted By Ko.Fe.
At least. Where are also 1/3 aperture clicks and...

At least. Where are also 1/3 aperture clicks and pimple instead of focus tab.
And honestly, IMO, it just disproportionately not appealing lens.
I'd rather have Nokton 35 1.2 III or 35 1.4 II these...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 1 Week Ago
Replies: 34
Views: 873
Posted By Ko.Fe.
TLRs are kind of not crystal clear on film...

TLRs are kind of not crystal clear on film loading, rewinding.
Any Mamiya 22, 33, 220, 330 with porrofinder and 2.8 blue dot lens will...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 19
Views: 457
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Very nice you are here!

Very nice you are here!
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 1 Week Ago
Replies: 45
Views: 3,807
Posted By Ko.Fe.
IMO, 35 1.4 ZM is bad joke on M, IMO. Even...

IMO, 35 1.4 ZM is bad joke on M, IMO. Even without odd hood :)

https://leicarumors.com/2017/01/28/alternative-silver-lens-hood-for-the-zeiss-35mm-f1-4-distagon-t-zm-lens.aspx/
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 1 Week Ago
Replies: 23
Views: 570
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Negs are fine. My Plustek 8200i is kind of...

Negs are fine.
My Plustek 8200i is kind of finicky. Sometimes it work better with VueScan, sometimes with SilverFast.

My old Epson 550 just works with its native application, but not as sharp as...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 1 Week Ago
Replies: 24
Views: 937
Posted By Ko.Fe.
The wider lens is the more distortion it is going...

The wider lens is the more distortion it is going to give on SLR comparing to same focal length on RF. 80 are 135 are not in this category. But started from 50 and wider.
At least this is what I...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 1 Week Ago
Replies: 41
Views: 1,386
Posted By Ko.Fe.
I had fed 2 with one meter focusing lens and...

I had fed 2 with one meter focusing lens and nothing else for years.
Never been an issue. To me as long time rangefinder user it is more trouble to have lens which is loosing RF focusing, but focus...
Forum: DIYS Modifications 1 Week Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 397
Posted By Ko.Fe.
I use flash on M and external viewfinder. If...

I use flash on M and external viewfinder.
If this camera was acquired with missing parts which were plastered like OP did I understand. We are entering mad max territory with Leica parts diminish....
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 1 Week Ago
Replies: 41
Views: 1,386
Posted By Ko.Fe.
New 35 1.2 seems to be at least in same size with...

New 35 1.2 seems to be at least in same size with 1.7. And it is 1000$ lens.

I have 35 2.5 lens on M-E 220. It only limits me with sun down photography and then I don’t want motion blur for street,...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 1 Week Ago
Replies: 21
Views: 375
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Interesting. Somehow I was sure only III started...

Interesting. Somehow I was sure only III started to have back element not protruding and been fully compatible with digital M.
Forum: Photography General Interest 1 Week Ago
Replies: 24
Views: 931
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Ugh? It was taken place and time during USSR last...

Ugh? It was taken place and time during USSR last year or next it collapsed.
It was worse than corona now in stores. I purchased flash, but no cord. And I never used flash before. We still have...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 1 Week Ago
Replies: 41
Views: 1,386
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Version II of this lens was tested by real users....

Version II of this lens was tested by real users. They reported focus shift to be within DOF on digital M.
Focus shift is not rare on digital M. All 50 Crons I have tested on digital M had focus...
Forum: Photography General Interest 1 Week Ago
Replies: 24
Views: 931
Posted By Ko.Fe.
After our wedding photography with our fed 2...

After our wedding photography with our fed 2 fiasco we jumped to wide lens P&S. It was no regrets.
I took some family pictures with 50L much later on. I didnít find it to be universal, but rendering...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 1 Week Ago
Replies: 41
Views: 1,386
Posted By Ko.Fe.
And VM 35 1.2 latest version is not big anymore.

And VM 35 1.2 latest version is not big anymore.
Forum: Photography General Interest 1 Week Ago
Replies: 24
Views: 931
Posted By Ko.Fe.
50 feels like yesterday. Only one focal length I...

50 feels like yesterday. Only one focal length I used to have for years. My current Nikon slrs kit is three film cameras, two 28, one 24 and 20. I don’t even want 35 for it.
But if I switch from...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 1 Week Ago
Replies: 41
Views: 1,386
Posted By Ko.Fe.
35 1.4 Nokton II VM. If you are not afraid of...

35 1.4 Nokton II VM. If you are not afraid of fast lenses. Otherwise what is the point in f2 lens if you already have good on digital 2.5?
Forum: Off Topic 1 Week Ago
Replies: 16
Views: 709
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Sounds like regular day in GTA. Some are using...

Sounds like regular day in GTA. Some are using perfume as shower liquid, some just stinks naturally.
Don't know what it has to do with photography and here.
Forum: RFF News 1 Week Ago
Replies: 87
Views: 3,539
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Where I'm, if no illness, only social distancing...

Where I'm, if no illness, only social distancing of six f is advised. Two meters for the rest of the World measure.
I sold one Cosina Viogtlander product to film enthusiast in California and ordered...
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 90
Views: 12,373
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Thank you, I only have to point it to right...

Thank you, I only have to point it to right direction. :)


E-PL1 and...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 343
Posted By Ko.Fe.
:) Just as on post...

:) Just as on post camera.

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=81907
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 31
Views: 1,368
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Tab will get into VF at MFD. Use cable tie.

Tab will get into VF at MFD. Use cable tie.
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 252
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Looks like daylight wb was applied and shadows...

Looks like daylight wb was applied and shadows bumped. And it doesn't gave film look, IMO.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 31
Views: 1,368
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Strange. Photos shows very close details, but...

Strange. Photos shows very close details, but none of them are with correct angle and flash light behind. At least at photos which loads.
Seller might do it deliberately or just doesn't know how to...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 820
Posted By Ko.Fe.
It is basically same as Leica FLE, size and...

It is basically same as Leica FLE, size and weight, but 1.2 instead of nothing fancy 1.4 :).
Its reasonable size and weight gives my M-E 220 second chance. Priced normally, without status add-ons.
Forum: Photography General Interest 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 163
Views: 6,672
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Took first March break, but all is closed. I have...

Took first March break, but all is closed. I have some free time, sometime, I'm trying to use it to take pictures of way too much of the photo gear I don't use. Film cameras and lenses.
Will post in...
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 1,833
Views: 129,749
Posted By Ko.Fe.
M43 Lomokit on...

M43 Lomokit on E-PL1:


https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49667323843_d5e0c33500_o.jpg



https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49668151927_286f5163d0_o.jpg
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 322
Views: 46,079
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Thanks to both of you. I have three C-41 rolls...

Thanks to both of you.

I have three C-41 rolls in developing at DownTown camera and bw negatives with purchased dr paper waiting. Don't know then I work with it...

It took something like two years...
Forum: Fuji Digital General Discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 41
Views: 1,106
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Second is typical digital. Overdosed on blue. IME.

Second is typical digital. Overdosed on blue. IME.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 322
Views: 46,079
Posted By Ko.Fe.
M4-2 with Summarit-M 35 2.5 and Kodak Ultramax...

M4-2 with Summarit-M 35 2.5 and Kodak Ultramax 400.


https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/57736/U57736I1584330261.SEQ.0.jpg
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 2,033
Views: 317,023
Posted By Ko.Fe.
M-E with Vivitar 20 3.8 went on...

M-E with Vivitar 20 3.8 went on streets:


https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49653803326_52d72d20d4_z.jpg



https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49653266118_889f495a66_b.jpg
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 178
Views: 8,134
Posted By Ko.Fe.
They only have demos. Q-P is demo and looks...

They only have demos. Q-P is demo and looks used.

Considering it is fast, wide lens and camera, Q is the best used Leica deal on the market, it seems, not M240. Even cropper CL with slow and...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 178
Views: 8,134
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Thanks to Shawn, he explained to me how to...

Thanks to Shawn, he explained to me how to quickly make huge DNG files small.
So, Leica sales in downtown camera still doesn’t know what he sell...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 178
Views: 8,134
Posted By Ko.Fe.
I went to Downtown camera to buy dr paper and to...

I went to Downtown camera to buy dr paper and to give c41 films to develop.
Went to Leica section and it was same sales who helped me with M-E sensor swap.
Compared to Fuji sales guy at another place...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 308
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Your? Last time I checked internet copies were...

Your? Last time I checked internet copies were taken out by his family request.
You better to clarify on this issue, otherwise you might be in trouble and quick. Relatives are in USA, not...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount Copies 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 2,115
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Sorry, I was not taking video while unscrewing...

Sorry, I was not taking video while unscrewing it. It wasn't easy.
Forum: Photography General Interest 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 50
Views: 1,337
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Very serious commitment with M9M! I take street...

Very serious commitment with M9M!

I take street photography on bw film. Easy to develop and print. Just takes time, a lot :)
Also I still remember how instead of regular movie we went to smaller...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 2,033
Views: 317,023
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Vivitar 20 3.8 F mount via M adapter on...

Vivitar 20 3.8 F mount via M adapter on M-E.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49650129516_949ca6c2d6_o.jpg




https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49649591273_487f168067_b.jpg
Forum: Fuji X Series 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 590
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Calling any dog as not cute is gruesome...

Calling any dog as not cute is gruesome discrimination!
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 30
Views: 846
Posted By Ko.Fe.
It is hard to fail any FF DSLR with 50mm lens on...

It is hard to fail any FF DSLR with 50mm lens on it. As long as you willing to workout weight and size.
I used to use Canon 5D with 50 1.2. Best IQ I ever had and JPEG1 SOOC. But after years of use...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 23
Views: 1,219
Posted By Ko.Fe.
I survived 30.5 meters of Foma 400. Was happy to...

I survived 30.5 meters of Foma 400. Was happy to find my lenses to be sharp again after it was finished.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 72
Views: 4,535
Posted By Ko.Fe.
I noticed the same.

I noticed the same.
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 1,833
Views: 129,749
Posted By Ko.Fe.
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49646298161_2b...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49646298161_2be7d4dbc5_o.jpg 1024) {this.width=1024;this.alt='Click here to see a large version';}" onmouseover="if(this.alt) this.style.cursor='pointer';"...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 398
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Great photo for neatly beach house! Now I now how...

Great photo for neatly beach house!
Now I now how to call my inkjet prints. Pigment archival, fancy!
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 31
Views: 1,368
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Sometimes people send lens to CLA to realize it...

Sometimes people send lens to CLA to realize it was dropped and barrel is oval.
Sometimes people have urge to sell for less due to....
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 31
Views: 1,368
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Do you like to rotate a lot and with some...

Do you like to rotate a lot and with some tension? This is v3 focus ring. Longer than modern lenses. It has oddest focus part build. But it is all metal and glass lens. Doesn’t have v4 flare. I like...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 429
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Usually it is back door channel and above...

Usually it is back door channel and above mirror.
You could use black wool thread for the door and back of the mouse pad for mirror.
I use pliobond as glue.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 178
Views: 8,134
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Huge amount... it scares me :) Update: I...

Huge amount... it scares me :)



Update: I entered bus to home. Another New Canadian looked at my camera and asked if it was from Russia. My M-E is from Russia. He still has FED from USSR...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 178
Views: 8,134
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Thank you! If I ever get GR III, this will be...

Thank you! If I ever get GR III, this will be good.

I was moving this square to the center by joystick, but it was keep on returning to the corner.
Does Fuji have utility to disable 90% of in camera...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 178
Views: 8,134
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Went to Downtown Camera to develop c41 film taken...

Went to Downtown Camera to develop c41 film taken by m4-2, but forgot they closed at six:
Walked over the corner and checked x100v.
Very competitive pricing, much better build it seems comparing to...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 400
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Socialist Worker © 2020 Malcolm...

Socialist Worker © 2020 Malcolm M

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/68806/med_U68806I1583326083.SEQ.1.jpg
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 23
Views: 931
Posted By Ko.Fe.
First image was scary, just like Fomapan 400 @400...

First image was scary, just like Fomapan 400 @400 in Rodinal :). But rest is nice.

I push HP5+ @3200 regularly now. Tried new Kodak 3200 TMAX @3200 in TMAX this year, the grain is enormous comparing...
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 90
Views: 12,373
Posted By Ko.Fe.
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49630959523_3c...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49630959523_3c0637ed18_b.jpg
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 63
Views: 5,891
Posted By Ko.Fe.
If I remember correct via upload to somewhere....

If I remember correct via upload to somewhere. This is why it was dead product from beginning.
Forum: Photography General Interest 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 705
Posted By Ko.Fe.
I like to take snapshots with telephone. I never...

I like to take snapshots with telephone. I never get anything like it in the link. I don’t know how to edit images to look like those. It feels like it was processed after image was...
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 40
Views: 961
Posted By Ko.Fe.
https://www.instagram.com/kofenomilk/

https://www.instagram.com/kofenomilk/
Forum: Photography General Interest 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 49
Views: 2,315
Posted By Ko.Fe.
He only addressed your images, nothing about...

He only addressed your images, nothing about publisher, editor, printer and designer. With one misspell word.

Or you are saying you know him for attacking someone-else with another books.
Does he...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 16
Views: 992
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Impressive and not expensive as other ones. Every...

Impressive and not expensive as other ones.
Every Canadian should get one :)
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 101
Views: 3,789
Posted By Ko.Fe.
I spend some time with Nikkormat by now. I think...

I spend some time with Nikkormat by now. I think some less heavier Nikon camera with wider lens is very effective kit. 20, 24, 28 lenses for F mount costed me next to nothing. Most of them ain't too...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 22
Views: 822
Posted By Ko.Fe.
For 1500$ here is long list of 21 lenses. Here...

For 1500$ here is long list of 21 lenses.

Here is 50mm Hasselblad lens for 700$ with warranty and for another 700$ Color Skopar with VF is not a problem even new.

Skopar is nothing wrong on film...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 1,144
Views: 215,751
Posted By Ko.Fe.
I forgot which gear. More than one camera is too...

I forgot which gear. More than one camera is too many for me :).
But I have it developed, printed recently on 8x10 RC paper:


https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49607470301_96ef924764_o.jpg
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 178
Views: 8,134
Posted By Ko.Fe.
They forgot Win 10 Pro. It is 200 USD.

They forgot Win 10 Pro. It is 200 USD.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 178
Views: 8,134
Posted By Ko.Fe.
I donít want to go all of details why I see Mac...

I donít want to go all of details why I see Mac as nothing practical. Almost every application I use is more easy to find, deal under Windows. My job computer, apps are Windows based. Iím working...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 178
Views: 8,134
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Yes, I'm holding till R5. Which is June this year...

Yes, I'm holding till R5. Which is June this year or later.

Within another thread where I asked about dull and oddly exposed M-E files, I did some practice following recived advices. I was taking...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 173
Views: 16,248
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Thinking is free :) . The fact is Canon has s,m,l...

Thinking is free :) . The fact is Canon has s,m,l RAW in more less serios cameras starting from Canon 5D MKII. And Canon is way more common in use comparing to Leica and Fuji together.
Storage is...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 506
Posted By Ko.Fe.
21 is same formula LTM and M for F4. I'm 100% we...

21 is same formula LTM and M for F4. I'm 100% we have image thread,s for it dated from 2006. I'm just not in the mode to do someone else home work and google it.
I read, seen many threads, review of...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 178
Views: 8,134
Posted By Ko.Fe.
:) I'm not pro in photography. I can't write off...

:) I'm not pro in photography. I can't write off taxes on new computer, ram and graphic card.
Or buy fancy Mac and pay every month for crashing Adobe.
Nor I have time to deal with metadata and data...
Forum: Lomography 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 28
Views: 1,788
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Can't fail it for static objects shown here. Very...

Can't fail it for static objects shown here. Very good!
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 90
Views: 12,373
Posted By Ko.Fe.
My Jupiter-3 is garbage, sorry, das Trambalarish...

My Jupiter-3 is garbage, sorry, das Trambalarish on E-PL1.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 178
Views: 8,134
Posted By Ko.Fe.
It is about storage and processing. Sorry,...

It is about storage and processing. Sorry, nothing to do with SD card. And just in advance. Buying larger HDD and more CPU, RAM just because camera is missing s, m and l DNG is not smart. IMO.
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 90
Views: 12,373
Posted By Ko.Fe.
I checked eBay. They are as low as fifty bucks....

I checked eBay. They are as low as fifty bucks. Including shipping.
Not bad for lens, not cap.
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 90
Views: 12,373
Posted By Ko.Fe.
This is the 15mm f8 Olympus body cap lens on...

This is the 15mm f8 Olympus body cap lens on E-PL1 images. It has 30cm and else focus switch. Everything is in the DOF and no ugly distortions. Resolution is totally fine. I have Leica if I need high...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 178
Views: 8,134
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Thank you so much! This is fast! Reply and...

Thank you so much! This is fast! Reply and processing.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 178
Views: 8,134
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Thank you! It is so nice something from Adobe is...

Thank you! It is so nice something from Adobe is still free.
How long does it take to compress hundred files from M240?
Forum: Jason Schneider - The Camera Collector 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 46
Views: 2,287
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Anything what you like to post here will be...

Anything what you like to post here will be interesting. Personally, I like then mentor talks from his mind, not just waiting for questions. Doesn't have to be fundamental writings.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 178
Views: 8,134
Posted By Ko.Fe.
I almost voted today for "something else"......

I almost voted today for "something else"...

Been accused for not reading M-E manual in another thread :), I decided to check if newer M or Q has common for aimed to be professional cameras S, M, L...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 173
Views: 16,248
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Wait... are you saying the M10 still doesnít have...

Wait... are you saying the M10 still doesnít have S, M and L .dng files size selection? Any professional or advanced amateur DSLR has it.
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 02-28-2020
Replies: 21
Views: 1,638
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Iíd rather take 35 1.4 II and 21 3.5 VMs on...

Iíd rather take 35 1.4 II and 21 3.5 VMs on travel :)
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-28-2020
Replies: 30
Views: 868
Posted By Ko.Fe.
I have no idea what fine art is. Some I have seen...

I have no idea what fine art is. Some I have seen labeled like this is nothing but dross.
To me definition of visual art is something which I'm pleased to look at. Something I want to come and see as...
Forum: Jason Schneider - The Camera Collector 02-28-2020
Replies: 27
Views: 1,003
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Thank you both!

Thank you both!
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 02-28-2020
Replies: 4
Views: 348
Posted By Ko.Fe.
This is nothing special for cameras with shutter...

This is nothing special for cameras with shutter like this in old rangefinders.
The fix for it is called - CLA. Not just dumping oil here and where on visible parts "repair", but cleaning and...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 02-27-2020
Replies: 36
Views: 3,573
Posted By Ko.Fe.
I get items faster from HK, than from USA. BH is...

I get items faster from HK, than from USA. BH is the only exclusion.

I used 28-75 and macro lenses in delivery room. Babies are small objects.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-27-2020
Replies: 322
Views: 46,079
Posted By Ko.Fe.
M4-2, Summarit-M 35 f2, TMAX3200 in TMAX on...

M4-2, Summarit-M 35 f2, TMAX3200 in TMAX on Ilford RC VC.


https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49591804708_dee89b6ca0_o.jpg
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 02-26-2020
Replies: 62
Views: 2,086
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Very good quality! I like lenses been metered :).

Very good quality!
I like lenses been metered :).
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 02-25-2020
Replies: 173
Views: 16,248
Posted By Ko.Fe.
M10 is super camera for cats indoors! :)

M10 is super camera for cats indoors! :)
Forum: Chris Crawford 02-24-2020
Replies: 2,653
Views: 385,809
Posted By Ko.Fe.
At some point tourism will come here. It is...

At some point tourism will come here. It is getting rare to see buildings and else like these. In our town just tiny part left. But developers and town "improves" it.
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 02-24-2020
Replies: 88
Views: 4,727
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Just as any FSU camera the younger it is the more...

Just as any FSU camera the younger it is the more issues it might give.
I had Lubitel-2 for curiosity. It was copy of Viogt Brilliant. Working just fine, but no ground glass to focus on. I used its...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 02-24-2020
Replies: 88
Views: 4,727
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Take same picture with mobile phone and add email...

Take same picture with mobile phone and add email on the picture.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 02-23-2020
Replies: 2,033
Views: 317,023
Posted By Ko.Fe.
M-E with Summarit-M 35...

M-E with Summarit-M 35 2.5.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49576837171_9360992e91_o.jpg




https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49577067447_eba1f7edc1_o.jpg
Forum: Fuji X Series 02-23-2020
Replies: 81
Views: 3,164
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Excessive dump of some gear pictures... Are you...

Excessive dump of some gear pictures... Are you selling here instead of classifieds?


Here is no replacement for film M, even digital M can't do it. Selling working M4 for something which shades...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 02-23-2020
Replies: 10
Views: 549
Posted By Ko.Fe.
I put it on digital M to determine focus shifts....

I put it on digital M to determine focus shifts. Then I take pictures with it on digital as bw and color. Then on film, bw, print and color, scan.
I realized I need to keep the lens for the year. To...
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 02-22-2020
Replies: 90
Views: 12,373
Posted By Ko.Fe.
It is most impressive RFF gear dedicated thread I...

It is most impressive RFF gear dedicated thread I have seen :).

Took E-PL1 with this lens after Canon 500D with 24mm pancake and day before with M-E and 28 Ultron.
This kit is the...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-22-2020
Replies: 22
Views: 990
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Good priced, high demand items usually sold quick...

Good priced, high demand items usually sold quick here. Been not total stranger from Gusia also the factor.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-21-2020
Replies: 2
Views: 510
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Good photo. I push HP5 up to 3200.

Good photo. I push HP5 up to 3200.
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 02-21-2020
Replies: 3
Views: 374
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Was going for her slideshow today at 6PM (only 14...

Was going for her slideshow today at 6PM (only 14 CAD), but has to bring kids to another venue.
Forum: RFF Polls 02-20-2020
Replies: 99
Views: 3,750
Posted By Ko.Fe.
First, hood protect from direct hits. Second,...

First, hood protect from direct hits.
Second, hood cutting off glares.
But some of lenses don’t have appropriate hood support. Canon cheap EF lenses have hood connected to the front tube which...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 02-20-2020
Replies: 104
Views: 3,048
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Yes, I'm getting to same conclusion. S16 or...

Yes, I'm getting to same conclusion. S16 or meter. Maybe it is good thing. I usually snap by walking by. Lots of crappy framing. Now I will try to stop, measure and take it. I'll act like Winogrand...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-20-2020
Replies: 322
Views: 46,079
Posted By Ko.Fe.
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49561820777_68...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49561820777_689305a361_o.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2ivBhBk)

M4-2, Summarit-M 35 2.5, Kodak UltraMax 400.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 02-20-2020
Replies: 104
Views: 3,048
Posted By Ko.Fe.
No, it is not every time. I used AE at the end of...

No, it is not every time. I used AE at the end of the day yesterday, then it was dark and it came out just nicely.
It is most likely me half-pressing and holding. Then I walk camera, lens are...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 02-20-2020
Replies: 104
Views: 3,048
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Thank you, it was "always look around" case....

Thank you, it was "always look around" case.
Seems to be a couple, one was in this alley, another at the street, was asking for directions. But I have no idea what was the place they were asking...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 02-20-2020
Replies: 104
Views: 3,048
Posted By Ko.Fe.
And you are horse blinder, from selective readers...

And you are horse blinder, from selective readers camp :D

Once again, Leica manual doesn't even shows the area of the exposure measurement. Just one vague phrase.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 02-20-2020
Replies: 104
Views: 3,048
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Thank you, I'm reading D. Moriyama "How I take...

Thank you, I'm reading D. Moriyama "How I take photographs" and this one was taken on the side alley.
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-20-2020
Replies: 28
Views: 754
Posted By Ko.Fe.
I have no problems with zooms on Canon and...

I have no problems with zooms on Canon and Olympus.
I just use each and every zoom on its widest end. :D
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 02-20-2020
Replies: 121
Views: 4,264
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Yep, any Canon Rebel and 40 mm EF pancake. But it...

Yep, any Canon Rebel and 40 mm EF pancake.
But it is photography camera, not statement camera :)
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 02-19-2020
Replies: 104
Views: 3,048
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Half-press is the only explanation I...

Half-press is the only explanation I understand...

I followed what was written here about metering.
S16 works fine.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49559373786_91660e126c_o.jpg

Handheld or in...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-19-2020
Replies: 23
Views: 1,219
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Sounds like 100% genuine Fomapan. :D

Sounds like 100% genuine Fomapan. :D
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-19-2020
Replies: 26
Views: 1,082
Posted By Ko.Fe.
. One of those odd, shipping from Japan sellers...

.
One of those odd, shipping from Japan sellers which became abundant on eBay.

But good reminder why I don't want M6.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 02-19-2020
Replies: 104
Views: 3,048
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Thank you! I'm just not good at Wetzlarian...

Thank you! I'm just not good at Wetzlarian English.
As an Leica manual expert, could you tell me - where M-E was metering on this shot. It is M-E SOOC...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 02-19-2020
Replies: 60
Views: 1,511
Posted By Ko.Fe.
OP wants EVF instead of RF. How new is...

OP wants EVF instead of RF. How new is this...
But EVF will still not take better pictures comparing to the camera in the phone. ;)

Addressing some misleading information in OP:

Bessa R was awesome...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 02-19-2020
Replies: 23
Views: 1,310
Posted By Ko.Fe.
35 PII 2.5 VM. Now it is complete.

35 PII 2.5 VM. Now it is complete.
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 02-19-2020
Replies: 23
Views: 1,310
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Very good size for such lens. Adaptable for focus...

Very good size for such lens. Adaptable for focus tab shape.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-18-2020
Replies: 322
Views: 46,079
Posted By Ko.Fe.
M4-2, Summarit-M 35 f2.5. TMAX3200 in TMAX....

M4-2, Summarit-M 35 f2.5. TMAX3200 in TMAX. Ilford RC paper.




https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49555311132_aae5a4639a_o.jpg
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-18-2020
Replies: 50
Views: 1,373
Posted By Ko.Fe.
:) One camera for use, ideally the same for...

:)

One camera for use, ideally the same for spare. Two M Two, for example. Or two four-two.
Ideally, one lens. Fast, not too heavy. Lux 35 FLE, for example.

One thing I learned, less gear the...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 02-18-2020
Replies: 104
Views: 3,048
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Exactly. iPhone's cameras were able to take no...

Exactly.

iPhone's cameras were able to take no blown highlights and too dark shadows for sometime now. I skipped AA zones thing. All I need to get good negative now is to measure it with iPhone...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 02-18-2020
Replies: 104
Views: 3,048
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Sorr,y I mislead, it was about new TMAX 3200....

Sorr,y I mislead, it was about new TMAX 3200. Even at @800 and in TMAX developer it just awful with me. )
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 02-18-2020
Replies: 104
Views: 3,048
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Looks awesome! I spent two+ hours in DR...

Looks awesome!
I spent two+ hours in DR yesterday to have couple of OK prints. I feel, I’d rather use M- E with its film like exposure metering and do some PP. TMAX (edit: 3200, forgot to mention :)...
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 02-18-2020
Replies: 20
Views: 910
Posted By Ko.Fe.
I would get ZI and lens for speculation and then...

I would get ZI and lens for speculation and then get CLA’d M or get not expensive M and send it for CLA.
But I have no idea who will service ZI once it needs it, seems to be single use, experience...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 02-17-2020
Replies: 2,033
Views: 317,023
Posted By Ko.Fe.
One of the days then I practice in street...

One of the days then I practice in street photography with M-E, instead of film.

One of them asked me if it is film, told how his buddy sold all digital and went to film M. And then offered me to...
Forum: Digital Compacts 02-17-2020
Replies: 13
Views: 920
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Mass production can't handle custom orders....

Mass production can't handle custom orders.

Just like cookie cutter builders refuse even minimal layout changes if they are not in the options list.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 02-17-2020
Replies: 104
Views: 3,048
Posted By Ko.Fe.
M-E is only camera I have used so far which...

M-E is only camera I have used so far which troughs WB all over within same light, place. Even M8 was better. Maybe it needs IR cut filter as well?
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 02-17-2020
Replies: 104
Views: 3,048
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Today is S16, no haze day. I was using M-E...

Today is S16, no haze day. I was using M-E somewhat between S16 and Bessa R for metering. And I was also using custom...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 02-17-2020
Replies: 104
Views: 3,048
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Thank you for finding time and providing very...

Thank you for finding time and providing very detailed comment!

I was using positive only film for years. Then I look at bright day, colorful scene taken with M-E, it reminds my positive film scans....
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 02-17-2020
Replies: 79
Views: 3,066
Posted By Ko.Fe.
:rolleyes: Some of us not doing this well to be...

:rolleyes:

Some of us not doing this well to be able keep 3000K USD camera just as backup.
If my M-E will need another service, I still have bunch of under 200$ cameras as backup. :) Like 12800 ISO...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 02-17-2020
Replies: 14
Views: 913
Posted By Ko.Fe.
I understand it cost some money to send M even to...

I understand it cost some money to send M even to basic CLA. Closer to 300 USD with shipping.
But why not pay small money and get LTM serviced, good for another twenty...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 02-16-2020
Replies: 79
Views: 3,066
Posted By Ko.Fe.
:) But, go on Flickr M240 group and check...

:)

But, go on Flickr M240 group and check thousands of images.
It might suit you. Just check images provided in 1:1 size or close.
Personally, I'm not a big fan of M9 colors, but no any other FF...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 02-16-2020
Replies: 79
Views: 3,066
Posted By Ko.Fe.
My 5D started to acting up just after end of...

My 5D started to acting up just after end of support announcement.
My 2009 Canon 500D still works. But no support.

Again, still works and still supported are two different things. Sorry, to inform...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 02-16-2020
Replies: 79
Views: 3,066
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Hard to explain if you don't know how...

Hard to explain if you don't know how manufacturing works.
For example, Canon stopped 5D support years ago. Leica will still take M8 and try to find parts for it.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 02-16-2020
Replies: 56
Views: 3,294
Posted By Ko.Fe.
I'm talking about this...

I'm talking about this lens:
http://www.jacksonhung.ca/blog/nippon-kogaku-gn-auto-nikkor-45mm-f28, not another overpriced one. :)
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 02-16-2020
Replies: 56
Views: 3,294
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Check Nikkor 45mm f2.8. It is classic, not...

Check Nikkor 45mm f2.8. It is classic, not overpriced pancake.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 02-16-2020
Replies: 79
Views: 3,066
Posted By Ko.Fe.
I doubt Leica AG is able to build something rock...

I doubt Leica AG is able to build something rock solid. Especially now with its with huge, non reversible screens. It just asking - baby me or crack me.

M-E 240 is discontinued.
Right before this...
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 02-16-2020
Replies: 85
Views: 2,891
Posted By Ko.Fe.
I purchased Polaroid Land camera used kit and new...

I purchased Polaroid Land camera used kit and new FP100C from BH, not so long time ago. I took three exposures and sold it with the rest in camera and spare FP100C packs. With profit :).
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-16-2020
Replies: 322
Views: 46,079
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Maybe :). I never rode Toronto Streetcar from...

Maybe :).

I never rode Toronto Streetcar from 2003 to 2019. Bus I did few times.

After getting job in Toronto (2019) I was accepted by my colleagues. One day I went to their regular house party....
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 02-16-2020
Replies: 79
Views: 3,066
Posted By Ko.Fe.
You are not the only one to have problems like...

You are not the only one to have problems like this, lately, with M9.

About below 4500 USD M10? I wouldn't even think, if I have these money. But if you are using M9 for its colors, there is no...
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 02-16-2020
Replies: 8
Views: 447
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Nice to know!

Nice to know!
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 02-15-2020
Replies: 104
Views: 3,048
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Thank you, Shawn. It is just like with Bessa R...

Thank you, Shawn. It is just like with Bessa R series cameras, it seems. Took me a while to understand while metering was very different within same frame :).
I'm still going to be fooled by it on...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 02-15-2020
Replies: 104
Views: 3,048
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Thank you, Peter. This is how I use M4-2 for some...

Thank you, Peter. This is how I use M4-2 for some years now.
But film has superior exposure latitude to digital. And the whole idea of digital to me is for convenience. No developing and no...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 02-14-2020
Replies: 104
Views: 3,048
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Many knows, I'm using M4-2 by S16. Examples are...

Many knows, I'm using M4-2 by S16. Examples are in my sig.

I took around 25K images in full auto mode. With Canon. I know the light and exposure.
But.. If camera has AE mode it must work. And I also...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 02-14-2020
Replies: 104
Views: 3,048
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Yes... The problem is... I could get correct...

Yes... The problem is... I could get correct exposure by Auto or TV, Av mode with Canon, and 70 USD Olympus, but with M-E it is getting screwed from time to time. And even if I get it right on...
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 02-14-2020
Replies: 35
Views: 3,022
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Great story! Much bigger than episode. For some...

Great story! Much bigger than episode.

For some reason I'm more keen with BW for documentaries. In Soviet time documentaries were in BW. I guess, they were not allowed to get color.
In Moscow we had...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 02-14-2020
Replies: 104
Views: 3,048
Posted By Ko.Fe.
I'm fine with it. But my inner voice telling me...

I'm fine with it. But my inner voice telling me "slide it from blue to yellow" :).
Forum: Fuji Digital General Discussion 02-14-2020
Replies: 99
Views: 4,198
Posted By Ko.Fe.
They don't feel to be build like German Leicas,...

They don't feel to be build like German Leicas, but they are priced very accordingly.
And despite their feel, they do lasts.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 02-13-2020
Replies: 104
Views: 3,048
Posted By Ko.Fe.
With your experience, it is third case with M-E...

With your experience, it is third case with M-E metering I'm aware of.
Forum: Fuji Digital General Discussion 02-13-2020
Replies: 99
Views: 4,198
Posted By Ko.Fe.
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49531161883_fd...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49531161883_fd7ae03d93_o.jpg

On decent PC with dedicated graphic card, not on-board one. If it is not visible on Macs, then FujiFilm should specify it in written....
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 02-13-2020
Replies: 3
Views: 387
Posted By Ko.Fe.
35 f2 while you already have 35 f2.8? 40 for 1.5...

35 f2 while you already have 35 f2.8?
40 for 1.5 crop and non 40 framelines ZM?
I'm thinking of 40 1.2 for M-E instead of newer M upgrade, but M-E 35 framelines are 40mm framelines.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 02-13-2020
Replies: 104
Views: 3,048
Posted By Ko.Fe.
My M-E metering is not like any other camera I...

My M-E metering is not like any other camera I have, use. It is as spot metering, indeed, but if bright part is present even at not the half of the frame, it will measure to this brightest part.
Why...
Forum: Fuji Digital General Discussion 02-13-2020
Replies: 99
Views: 4,198
Posted By Ko.Fe.
It looks like Iím not yet to quit on film. I get...

It looks like Iím not yet to quit on film.
I get 4 cad Kodak Gold in local Walmart and it is developed for 6 cad, same week, near work. 7 usd in total. And I own two scanners. They are not expensive.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 02-13-2020
Replies: 104
Views: 3,048
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Files via google drive is not a problem. So, you...

Files via google drive is not a problem.
So, you would like to get M240, but want to try M9 sensor dng files?
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 02-13-2020
Replies: 104
Views: 3,048
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Here is one from DNG on that...

Here is one from DNG on that day:

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49530658106_8433c61542_o.jpg

No exposure compensation and no edit on import, export.

And this one is from same DNG but I...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 02-12-2020
Replies: 104
Views: 3,048
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Yes, it was day with hazy feel. The sun light was...

Yes, it was day with hazy feel. The sun light was in the afternoon, but it was not very contrasty.
I have all of these parameters, sliders in LR, but any digital processing is removing part of...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 02-12-2020
Replies: 104
Views: 3,048
Posted By Ko.Fe.
It looks like for my "as less PP as possible...

It looks like for my "as less PP as possible needs", M-E is better with JPEG1 mode. Maybe DNG in addition, just in case.



Canon 5D is from 2005 but it has visually more DR than M9 sensor.
Olympus...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 02-12-2020
Replies: 104
Views: 3,048
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Thank you, all, for answers. I never had this...

Thank you, all, for answers.
I never had this problem with Canon 5D and Olympus E-PL1. Those are SOOC RAWs cameras, next to none PP is needed. Canon was better with their L lenses than regular ones...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 02-12-2020
Replies: 104
Views: 3,048
Posted By Ko.Fe.
M-E dull DNG.

I took M-E with me yesterday. It was sunny and then kind of light winter haze.
I used dng only and images looks dull, not popping out.
Donít know if is lens, ultron 28 1.9 Asph, it is not dull...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 02-12-2020
Replies: 12
Views: 582
Posted By Ko.Fe.
No idea where this preferences statistic comes...

No idea where this preferences statistic comes from.
I use plastic because it just better to load.
But Ecn-2 film leaves black gunk on white plastic reels.
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 02-12-2020
Replies: 97
Views: 9,366
Posted By Ko.Fe.
:rolleyes: Howdy?

:rolleyes:

Howdy?
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 02-12-2020
Replies: 40
Views: 1,445
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Pushed or...

Pushed or selected?
https://www.dpreview.com/news/7615938748/the-nikon-d6-here-are-the-official-specifications


Pushed usually means post-processing.

If some is OK with ISO400 as maximum and five...
Forum: Travel 02-12-2020
Replies: 2
Views: 339
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Huva paiiva, I opened Finland, which you called...

Huva paiiva, I opened Finland, which you called as Suomi.
It is boring dumpster of repetitive photos. Google maps gives better view. Sorry for HO.
But at least you didn't overprocessed, it. :) Yet,...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 02-11-2020
Replies: 8
Views: 467
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Flower Vendor © 2020 Bike...

Flower Vendor © 2020 Bike Tourist

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/3829/med_U3829I1581247536.SEQ.0.jpg
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 02-11-2020
Replies: 147
Views: 8,804
Posted By Ko.Fe.
I'm confused. Is my M4-2 black painted or it is...

I'm confused. Is my M4-2 black painted or it is something else?
It didn't brass even if I use it for five years now and many days in each and every year.
Or it is only digital black M?
Two sharp...
Forum: Fuji Digital General Discussion 02-11-2020
Replies: 99
Views: 4,198
Posted By Ko.Fe.
It is never going to look like film scans. It...

It is never going to look like film scans. It just in camera processing presets to make image looking good. Those who likes them are lucky. :)
I prefer to like camera rendering closer to original...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 02-11-2020
Replies: 33
Views: 14,972
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Old thread, but common question. I had Mat 124G...

Old thread, but common question.
I had Mat 124G three times (because it was cheap to buy as is and fix, sell for more :) ) and some first Yashca. Lenses were sharp and contrasty, but it was it. Maybe...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 02-11-2020
Replies: 12
Views: 582
Posted By Ko.Fe.
It is common among some of us :). I developed it...

It is common among some of us :).
I developed it in ECN-2 kits, custom made in Moscow. And in regular C-41 kits. No difference at all.
Before developing, washing soda to relatively hot water and...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 02-10-2020
Replies: 39
Views: 2,136
Posted By Ko.Fe.
This lens doesn't have matching framelines...

This lens doesn't have matching framelines anyway. So, no reason to keep it.
But I would open it to check if haze is removable. It is not complicated.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lf-xzBVlCRo
If I...
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 02-09-2020
Replies: 39
Views: 1,780
Posted By Ko.Fe.
I don't care for sensor size as long as where are...

I don't care for sensor size as long as where are decent lenses and framelines to support it.

Industar-69 28 2.8 is awesome half-frame 10$ lens on M8. Color Skopar 25 f4 is fine. M8 has framelines...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 02-09-2020
Replies: 22
Views: 981
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Orion-15. Is different lens. And it has images...

Orion-15. Is different lens. And it has images with the look.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 02-09-2020
Replies: 22
Views: 981
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Orion-15, Canon 28 2.8. If you need lens, not...

Orion-15, Canon 28 2.8. If you need lens, not status. :)
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 02-09-2020
Replies: 15
Views: 912
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Misspelling. Thanks for Helen to get it...

Misspelling. Thanks for Helen to get it corrected.
I spell it how I remember it in Russian poetry. Madona.
https://rvb.ru/pushkin/01text/01versus/0423_36/1830/0534.htm
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 02-09-2020
Replies: 7
Views: 688
Posted By Ko.Fe.
https://www.dpreview.com/reviews/leicam8/15?color_...

https://www.dpreview.com/reviews/leicam8/15?color_compare=nikon_d200/0

And two previous pages.

IMO. The whole rendering hosanna is very subjective.
I like how sharp M8 images are, but colors and DR...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 02-09-2020
Replies: 15
Views: 912
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Thank you, all, for checking and figuring it...

Thank you, all, for checking and figuring it out!

Madonas are for real. Shortly after arrival to Canada I was asked to help to find job here for one person. His spouse was known to put Pointe shoe...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 02-08-2020
Replies: 15
Views: 912
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-08-2020
Replies: 26
Views: 1,169
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Giant FF Freezer and 3 packs "news" from 2019....

Giant FF Freezer and 3 packs "news" from 2019.

Just LOL.
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 02-08-2020
Replies: 147
Views: 8,804
Posted By Ko.Fe.
?"Honestly"? :) Is M240 paint this trash? And...

?"Honestly"? :)

Is M240 paint this trash? And american only is american only price. :)
Forum: Jim Lager - Leica Historian 02-08-2020
Replies: 7
Views: 1,023
Posted By Ko.Fe.
Nicca is much more ideal for knock offs. Why...

Nicca is much more ideal for knock offs.

Why people are so into Nazies gear, is behind of my humanity approach.
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 02-08-2020
Replies: 2
Views: 457
Posted By Ko.Fe.
I have used film era flashes on M-E. Those with...

I have used film era flashes on M-E. Those with dial for ISO and distance with their own meter works better than Meitz made for Leica.
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