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Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 05-14-2012
Replies: 145
Views: 14,275
Posted By armanius
+1. In total agreement with Bob.

+1. In total agreement with Bob.
Forum: RFF Polls 05-14-2012
Replies: 80
Views: 12,618
Posted By armanius
I would if I didn't already have a M9 and M7,...

I would if I didn't already have a M9 and M7, really liked B&W photography, and had $ to spare.

High price is clearly a concern for most people. But does anyone have any reliable information on how...
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 05-12-2012
Replies: 145
Views: 14,275
Posted By armanius
Good morning Jono (or afternoon by now)! I hope...

Good morning Jono (or afternoon by now)! I hope you had a decent sleep yesterday after the podcast with Amin. Enjoyed it thoroughly. And thanks for the photos on your site as well as the nice...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 05-01-2012
Replies: 13
Views: 1,915
Posted By armanius
Alright, so who will be the first one to make an...

Alright, so who will be the first one to make an affordable wireless trigger for mechanical shutter cameras? Looks like you could be sitting on a gold mine!

Yes, the gold mine of two people looking...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 05-01-2012
Replies: 13
Views: 1,915
Posted By armanius
I am also looking for a wireless shutter release...

I am also looking for a wireless shutter release mechanism for cameras with mechanical shutter button (like in the X100, XPro1, Leica M's, etc). I never imagined that something like that would be...
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 05-01-2012
Replies: 13
Views: 4,956
Posted By armanius
Any photos using the EF-X20? Any thoughts on the...

Any photos using the EF-X20? Any thoughts on the built-in diffuser? Or the inability to bounce the EF-X20?

Thanks!
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 05-01-2012
Replies: 27
Views: 6,999
Posted By armanius
Or just wait until Fuji releases the 14mm.

Or just wait until Fuji releases the 14mm.
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 05-01-2012
Replies: 11
Views: 1,839
Posted By armanius
Guilty as charged (as the one that had it, got...

Guilty as charged (as the one that had it, got rid of it, but is about to get it again)!
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 04-26-2012
Replies: 134
Views: 18,244
Posted By armanius
Interesting discussion folks!

Interesting discussion folks!
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 03-30-2012
Replies: 417
Views: 118,226
Posted By armanius
My Biogon-C should arrive today. Woohoo!

My Biogon-C should arrive today. Woohoo!
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-28-2012
Replies: 25
Views: 2,453
Posted By armanius
Congrats Jaimie! Have fun! The 50 Planar is one...

Congrats Jaimie! Have fun! The 50 Planar is one awesome lens. I loved the one I used to have.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 03-27-2012
Replies: 64
Views: 6,322
Posted By armanius
Great justification IMO!:D

Great justification IMO!:D
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 03-27-2012
Replies: 64
Views: 6,322
Posted By armanius
I've seen some amazing wedding photos with a M9....

I've seen some amazing wedding photos with a M9. So I'm sure it can be done.

Moire would be the least of my concerns though, if I were to ever use a M9 to shoot a wedding. Not that I would ever...
Forum: Sony E Lenses / Adapted Lenses / Adapters / Images 03-27-2012
Replies: 6
Views: 1,548
Posted By armanius
I used it on the NEX7 for a couple of days. Very...

I used it on the NEX7 for a couple of days. Very nice lens. Sharp wide open. It's about the same size and weight as the kit 18-55. If you have $1000 to use, go for it.
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 03-27-2012
Replies: 116
Views: 35,043
Posted By armanius
A few of my favorites with the Nokton 50/1.5 with...

A few of my favorites with the Nokton 50/1.5 with the M9.

Dad with blown highlights. I had to convert this to B&W just to make it work. Turned out to be one of...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 03-27-2012
Replies: 18
Views: 6,198
Posted By armanius
Love that B&W Godfrey! In my opinion, bang for...

Love that B&W Godfrey!

In my opinion, bang for the buck, nothing tops the Nokton 50/1.5.
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 03-27-2012
Replies: 170
Views: 86,904
Posted By armanius
Nice pics there Ferider, Joosep and...

Nice pics there Ferider, Joosep and RegularChickens.

@Ferider. You do have a point that $500 isn't cheap at all. But so many of us have been partially de-sensitized at the insane Leica prices that...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 03-26-2012
Replies: 28
Views: 8,599
Posted By armanius
First portrait with my new 50 Lux-asph on the M9....

First portrait with my new 50 Lux-asph on the M9. Wide open. Good thing it was an overcast day!


http://www.seriouscompacts.com/gallery/data/684/Mary_1.jpg...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 03-26-2012
Replies: 2
Views: 1,167
Posted By armanius
It does now!

It does now!
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 03-26-2012
Replies: 170
Views: 86,904
Posted By armanius
Voigtlander 35/1.4 Nokton -- underrated?

When people discuss fast 35's, it seems like the Nokton 35/1.4 Classic is either forgotten or an after thought. Instead, the discussion is generally focused on the Summilux, Summicron, Biogon, and...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 03-26-2012
Replies: 20
Views: 4,532
Posted By armanius
I'm with Steve. I own the CV21/4 and had the...

I'm with Steve. I own the CV21/4 and had the ZM21/2.8 for three weeks, before I returned it (along with some other gear) to free up the funds to get a 50 Lux. Bittersweet exchange. ZM is sharp at...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-25-2012
Replies: 303
Views: 47,029
Posted By armanius
Just two for me. But y'all need to check this...

Just two for me. But y'all need to check this out! Love it!

http://www.flickr.com/photos/mu-hu/6867541460/
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 03-24-2012
Replies: 8
Views: 1,308
Posted By armanius
Good point about the minimum focus distance. The...

Good point about the minimum focus distance. The extra 0.2 meters is actually nice to have at 50mm.
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 03-24-2012
Replies: 422
Views: 135,929
Posted By armanius
http://farm7.staticflickr.com/6115/6849614058_ac1e...

http://farm7.staticflickr.com/6115/6849614058_ac1e9141d6_b.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/armanius/6849614058/)
Lady in red (and black) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/armanius/6849614058/) by...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 03-24-2012
Replies: 24
Views: 4,774
Posted By armanius
In my opinion, pricing it just below $2000 would...

In my opinion, pricing it just below $2000 would garner interest, assuming the M8 is in good condition. Try posting at FredMiranda. Things seems to move pretty fast there. And given that you do need...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 03-24-2012
Replies: 8
Views: 1,308
Posted By armanius
Hi Robert! Try Ken Hansen ([email protected]). He...

Hi Robert! Try Ken Hansen ([email protected]). He doesn't have a website but he's been an authorized Leica dealer for many many years. Great guy. I also recently saw it in stock at KurlandPhoto.com....
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 03-24-2012
Replies: 8
Views: 1,308
Posted By armanius
Ironically, I think the CV 50/1.5 is a tad bit...

Ironically, I think the CV 50/1.5 is a tad bit sharper! So that's something to consider if sharpness is the most important quality. Less expensive too!
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 03-24-2012
Replies: 8
Views: 1,308
Posted By armanius
Thanks Richard. It is indeed the aspheric! The...

Thanks Richard. It is indeed the aspheric!

The construction of the lens is unsurpassed, in my opinion. The only other Leica lens that I've owned is an used 90 Cron pre-asph that I picked up, because...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 03-24-2012
Replies: 8
Views: 1,308
Posted By armanius
50 Lux is here -- first few pics.

After two years of using CV lenses on my M9, which are great performers by the way, I went nuts and was able to get a new 50 Lux with a trusty Leica dealer (and avoid the price gouging from used...
Forum: Optics Theory - 03-24-2012
Replies: 1,928
Views: 1,752,042
Posted By armanius
Leica M9 + Heliar...

Leica M9 + Heliar 75/2.5

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7013/6785469145_932aefaa6e_b.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/armanius/6785469145/)
The roses are blooming...
Forum: Optics Theory - 03-24-2012
Replies: 1,928
Views: 1,752,042
Posted By armanius
Leica M9 + Zeiss ZM 50...

Leica M9 + Zeiss ZM 50 Planar

http://farm7.staticflickr.com/6115/6849614058_ac1e9141d6_b.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/armanius/6849614058/)
Lady in red (and black)...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 04-05-2010
Replies: 31
Views: 3,676
Posted By armanius
I have the Nokton Classic 35/1.4 and the Nokton...

I have the Nokton Classic 35/1.4 and the Nokton 50/1.5 screw mount. Use them both on my M9. The 50/1.5 is a great lens. Super sharp wide open and does a pretty nice bokeh too. Go to...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 04-05-2010
Replies: 67
Views: 15,725
Posted By armanius
I used the Zhou case on my M9. Gotta protect the...

I used the Zhou case on my M9. Gotta protect the investment because the M9 is the last camera I'll ever get. The leather on the Zhou is very nice and quality is good for the most part. The cut out on...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 03-20-2010
Replies: 18
Views: 1,895
Posted By armanius
I did a little bit more testing. The high pitched...

I did a little bit more testing. The high pitched noise actually starts up no matter what button I press on my M8. It can be the play, delete, protect button, or even the control wheel. When I push...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 03-20-2010
Replies: 18
Views: 1,895
Posted By armanius
Wink I need your mailing address. Shall I overnight it...

I need your mailing address. Shall I overnight it there? ;)

On a more serious note, the high pitch noise is there even with the LCD screen off.

Here's a thread about this same issue on another...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 03-20-2010
Replies: 18
Views: 1,895
Posted By armanius
Someone at the DPreview forum said that this is a...

Someone at the DPreview forum said that this is a shutter problem and I should return the M8.

But the noise occurs without my ever fully pressing down the shutter button to actually engage the...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 03-20-2010
Replies: 18
Views: 1,895
Posted By armanius
Noobie Help - new (used) M8 makes high pitch noise

Hi everyone. Just got my new used M8 yesterday.

When I power on the M8, it makes a very low, in terms of loudness, but very high pitched noise for about a 1/2 second.

When I 1/2 press the shutter...
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