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Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 11-26-2018
Replies: 19
Views: 5,457
Posted By stupid leica
I haven't used the Cosina, but I know it's highly...

I haven't used the Cosina, but I know it's highly regarded.

I DO have a lot of experience with the Canon, and it's truly one of my most favorite pieces of optical gear, ever. If you don't find the...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-21-2018
Replies: 90
Views: 6,850
Posted By stupid leica
if you REALLY want full frame, and you don't care...

if you REALLY want full frame, and you don't care about video, then yeah I think the D700 is the best option in that very specific (in 2018) subset of the market... especially when you consider the...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-26-2018
Replies: 35
Views: 1,362
Posted By stupid leica
Never had any of the early pro Nikon DSLR, but I...

Never had any of the early pro Nikon DSLR, but I had a Canon 1D and at times lusted over the D2H(s?). Those early low-MP big sensors certainly have charm.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-28-2018
Replies: 810
Views: 120,228
Posted By stupid leica
I'll be making my first trip there this year, 4...

I'll be making my first trip there this year, 4 quick nights in early December while I'm on my way to my next duty station, back in Korea. Very excited, I've been wanting to visit Vietnam for years.
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 02-08-2018
Replies: 15
Views: 1,068
Posted By stupid leica
alright, that is... different? best of luck!

alright, that is... different? best of luck!
Forum: Hardware / Computers / Drives / etc 02-07-2018
Replies: 11
Views: 1,474
Posted By stupid leica
When i first got into Rangefinders, i lusted...

When i first got into Rangefinders, i lusted after a Leica so bad. I started off with a deal on a Hexar RF, then later tried a Bessa, then a Canon P, then an Ikon. FINALLY got an M2 and it had some...
Forum: Hardware / Computers / Drives / etc 02-07-2018
Replies: 11
Views: 1,474
Posted By stupid leica
The problem with those affordable unlimited cloud...

The problem with those affordable unlimited cloud solutions is long term support/reliability. I don't know how many (it's been quite a few) of those have gone under or suddenly raised prices.

In...
Forum: Canon Rangefinders - Peter Dechert and Peter Kitchingman 02-01-2018
Replies: 15
Views: 1,848
Posted By stupid leica
Have found one that seems right for me, thank you...

Have found one that seems right for me, thank you RFF!
Forum: Canon Rangefinders - Peter Dechert and Peter Kitchingman 01-30-2018
Replies: 15
Views: 1,848
Posted By stupid leica
I've got a sweet J12 that F16sunshine on here...

I've got a sweet J12 that F16sunshine on here sold me recently, and I've got a couple leads on P's thanks to this thread and possibly my WTB ad.
Awaiting pics/info on two of the P's before i make my...
Forum: Canon Rangefinders - Peter Dechert and Peter Kitchingman 01-30-2018
Replies: 15
Views: 1,848
Posted By stupid leica
haha yeah, maybe the factory has something to do...

haha yeah, maybe the factory has something to do with it?
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-30-2018
Replies: 45
Views: 2,218
Posted By stupid leica
The FM3A is a great camera, but it's an entirely...

The FM3A is a great camera, but it's an entirely different class from the F1 and Nikon F's.

If you like your F1, check out an F2 as has been mentioned above. The original F is classier, but the F2...
Forum: Canon Rangefinders - Peter Dechert and Peter Kitchingman 01-29-2018
Replies: 15
Views: 1,848
Posted By stupid leica
Dante thanks for that info. Yeah from what I've...

Dante thanks for that info.
Yeah from what I've found, it can be super hit or miss if the J12 will interfere with the P's baffles. Some don't, some do, etc.
My J12 is a black one from 77. I've...
Forum: Canon Rangefinders - Peter Dechert and Peter Kitchingman 01-29-2018
Replies: 15
Views: 1,848
Posted By stupid leica
Thank you for that info! I'm mostly trying to...

Thank you for that info!
I'm mostly trying to avoid buying from Japan, it's a hassle if there's something wrong with it!
Forum: Canon Rangefinders - Peter Dechert and Peter Kitchingman 01-29-2018
Replies: 15
Views: 1,848
Posted By stupid leica
Hunting for a Canon P

I posted a WTB in the classifieds, but hopefully this will get some attention too.

I am super nostalgic about my favorite underdog film RF, the good ol' P. I want to pick one up to use with a J12...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 01-24-2018
Replies: 6
Views: 1,354
Posted By stupid leica
I just started shooting a J12 (LTM) on my A7 and...

I just started shooting a J12 (LTM) on my A7 and I'm quite pleased with the results. I'm using it on a Fotodiox LTM-M ring ontop of a Hawk's V5 adapter for close focus.

Check my flickr, I've...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-23-2018
Replies: 91
Views: 8,783
Posted By stupid leica
I've not been through either for repairs, but...

I've not been through either for repairs, but FWIW I've gathered the following from friends who have:

DAG seems to be more reliable and honorable overall, but he can get pretty backed up.
Sherry...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 01-18-2018
Replies: 117
Views: 49,625
Posted By stupid leica
Question- I just got one of these in UG from KEH...

Question- I just got one of these in UG from KEH for a good (in the US) price. Mounted on my A7, took a few test shots, looked fine, then as I stopped it down, the aperture blades...
Forum: Sony Alpha Mirrorless - All Models 01-18-2018
Replies: 15
Views: 1,379
Posted By stupid leica
gmail- yeah i checked last night, i see what...

gmail- yeah i checked last night, i see what you're talking about.

What do you mean by "don't actually get shutter speed priority"?
Forum: Sony Alpha Mirrorless - All Models 01-17-2018
Replies: 11
Views: 1,571
Posted By stupid leica
Canon 50mm f1.4 LTM is wonderful on the A7 cameras

Canon 50mm f1.4 LTM is wonderful on the A7 cameras
Forum: Sony Alpha Mirrorless - All Models 01-17-2018
Replies: 15
Views: 1,379
Posted By stupid leica
Honest question- have you tried it in Shutter...

Honest question- have you tried it in Shutter priority? I almost never shoot AV mode anymore with manual lenses and auto ISO.

I set a minimally acceptable shutter speed, move the aperture as...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 01-12-2018
Replies: 20
Views: 2,513
Posted By stupid leica
I just picked up an UG 35/2 LTM (Canon) from KEH...

I just picked up an UG 35/2 LTM (Canon) from KEH for $248, we'll see how it looks when it comes in and decide to keep it or not. I've owned numerous copies of this lens in the past, love and miss it.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 12-15-2017
Replies: 19
Views: 2,585
Posted By stupid leica
I haven't owned a Lux, but I did stay at Holiday...

I haven't owned a Lux, but I did stay at Holiday Inn.

IMO, if you're fine with the 1m min focus on the older lenses, you should give the Canon 50/1.4 LTM "Japanese Summilux" a look. Wonderful lens...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 06-24-2017
Replies: 107
Views: 3,652
Posted By stupid leica
I know I did, but I am pretty sure I'm taking...

I know I did, but I am pretty sure I'm taking crazy pills and/or speaking into a vacuum, because nobody seems to have noticed my rather extensive post. Everything else is getting quoted and...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 06-22-2017
Replies: 107
Views: 3,652
Posted By stupid leica
There are so many great options, I would have to...

There are so many great options, I would have to ask what lenses do you want to use with it? Auto or manual focus? Do you need super fast apertures?

Special standouts in the APriority scene for...
Forum: Travel 05-22-2017
Replies: 36
Views: 1,716
Posted By stupid leica
oh mannnnnn, these are killer. Very cinematic. ...

oh mannnnnn, these are killer. Very cinematic. Wonderful color, composition, timing. Yangon has been about the top of my list for a while, every time I see beautiful shots like yours it only makes...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-08-2017
Replies: 14
Views: 1,364
Posted By stupid leica
I sold my New F1N with the standard finder a few...

I sold my New F1N with the standard finder a few months back since I'd prob never use it again, and I miss it. That finder was one of the best SLR finders I've ever used. Looked better than life...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 06-07-2016
Replies: 48
Views: 9,575
Posted By stupid leica
I've been interested in picking one up for my A7...

I've been interested in picking one up for my A7 as a super compact option.
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-18-2016
Replies: 9
Views: 1,394
Posted By stupid leica
Ultimately we don't know what kind of interfaces...

Ultimately we don't know what kind of interfaces we'll be using in 20 years, or whether the jpg will even be relevant.

Picasa's photos are still accessible within the Google Photos...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-01-2016
Replies: 810
Views: 120,228
Posted By stupid leica
signed in just to comment on how beautiful the...

signed in just to comment on how beautiful the images in this thread are. One day i'll visit Vietnam, it looks so amazing.

Thank you all for sharing.
Forum: Sony E Lenses / Adapted Lenses / Adapters / Images 10-13-2015
Replies: 68
Views: 12,365
Posted By stupid leica
From the (few) pictures I've seen on flickr, I...

From the (few) pictures I've seen on flickr, I like the toy camera look, and it would probably perform better on the 7S' sensor (like most RF wides do) anyways.
Forum: Sony E Lenses / Adapted Lenses / Adapters / Images 10-13-2015
Replies: 68
Views: 12,365
Posted By stupid leica
I've had two A7's and I'm now on an A7S, which is...

I've had two A7's and I'm now on an A7S, which is wonderful. Being free from worrying about light levels is liberating.
Right now I've only got a 50/1.4 and 20/2.8 AIS adapted to...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 05-06-2013
Replies: 27
Views: 7,687
Posted By stupid leica
KEH can't even sell a functional product, so why...

KEH can't even sell a functional product, so why would one assume they can repair one?

I have had SEVERAL horrible experiences with them in recent years, it is a shame what they've become.
Forum: Photo Software 01-20-2013
Replies: 16
Views: 2,308
Posted By stupid leica
the AOSP (android open-source project) original...

the AOSP (android open-source project) original browser, that came on all devices 4.0 and earlier, still supports flash. It can be tricky getting it onto newer (4.1+) devices though. Generally...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-19-2012
Replies: 11
Views: 4,798
Posted By stupid leica
Gabor, this has nothing to do with infinity....

Gabor, this has nothing to do with infinity. There is little risk of doing any damage when doing this, but if you pullt he roller limiter out to far you can cause the patch to go out of alignment up...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-03-2012
Replies: 38
Views: 8,116
Posted By stupid leica
I love my FE2's. I have three of them. One...

I love my FE2's. I have three of them. One bone-stock bought LNIB off ebay for a steal. One beater that i call "The FE$49" after its price. One that i've had for many years that is currently in...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-03-2012
Replies: 10
Views: 2,511
Posted By stupid leica
I shot film SLR/RF, and DSLR for a long time....

I shot film SLR/RF, and DSLR for a long time. Crop sensor, FF, Nikon, Canon.
D700(x2)->D7000->5DII....

Now i'm shooting OM-D and 25/1.4, and loving it. For my needs (family, vacation, fun), it is...
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 09-18-2012
Replies: 12
Views: 2,363
Posted By stupid leica
yeah, that 12/2.8 will probably be damn awesome

yeah, that 12/2.8 will probably be damn awesome
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 08-23-2012
Replies: 33
Views: 9,969
Posted By stupid leica
i've had my OM-D for about a week now, and love...

i've had my OM-D for about a week now, and love it.
So far i only have the kit zoom (12-50) and 14/2.5. The 14 is TOO small hahahaha. The zoom is good, but too slow aperture.
I'm thinking of...
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 08-15-2012
Replies: 5
Views: 1,723
Posted By stupid leica
fotodiox is awesome, and generally does not cost...

fotodiox is awesome, and generally does not cost terribly much more.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-08-2012
Replies: 14
Views: 2,651
Posted By stupid leica
Lux vs CanCron (what i call the Canon 35/2) is...

Lux vs CanCron (what i call the Canon 35/2) is apples and oranges.

one is "big", "heavy", and EXPENSIVE- but gives you f1.4...
the other is tiny, light, relatively cheap, and limits you to f2.0 and...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 01-19-2012
Replies: 20
Views: 2,026
Posted By stupid leica
Vince, you need a 50/1.4, it is a perfect lens...

Vince, you need a 50/1.4, it is a perfect lens for the P that'll be on its way to you here shortly.
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 01-17-2012
Replies: 6
Views: 2,393
Posted By stupid leica
i've owned both, and loved both. 1.2: VERY...

i've owned both, and loved both.

1.2: VERY unique look, it is "the rangefinder experience". Very "dreamy", but still has a decent little bit of center frame sharpness wide(or close...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 11-07-2011
Replies: 8
Views: 3,551
Posted By stupid leica
i had the opportunity to pick up a 50/2.2 for...

i had the opportunity to pick up a 50/2.2 for around $100 a while back, wish i had!
it is so small!
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 11-04-2011
Replies: 169
Views: 52,046
Posted By stupid leica
Menos, those are wonderful shots. Looks like a...

Menos, those are wonderful shots. Looks like a great companion to the M9.
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 11-01-2011
Replies: 24
Views: 3,701
Posted By stupid leica
I've had multiple copies of both versions- no...

I've had multiple copies of both versions- no difference in use that i could ever see. Currently i have a mint version 2 that i have NO plans of parting with except for maybe a V4 Cron. Even then,...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 10-14-2011
Replies: 72
Views: 13,058
Posted By stupid leica
that is a horrible, horrible price.

that is a horrible, horrible price.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 09-29-2011
Replies: 47
Views: 4,540
Posted By stupid leica
i think the Canon 50's are all great.

i think the Canon 50's are all great.
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 09-16-2011
Replies: 50
Views: 9,108
Posted By stupid leica
this all sounds really nice. I need to get...

this all sounds really nice. I need to get another tank (i've already got the chemicals) and get after this.
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 09-10-2011
Replies: 50
Views: 9,108
Posted By stupid leica
i have found HC110 to be very easy to work with,...

i have found HC110 to be very easy to work with, quite forgiving.
I like the simplicity of it.

http://www.flickr.com/search/?q=HC110&w=75696104%40N00&s=int
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 08-30-2011
Replies: 10
Views: 4,160
Posted By stupid leica
very interested to see how the 12-35 pans out. ...

very interested to see how the 12-35 pans out. Will be REALLY nice if it is 2.8 and under 1000, or 3.5 and even cheaper.
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-22-2011
Replies: 117
Views: 12,712
Posted By stupid leica
Of all cameras one could have listed as...

Of all cameras one could have listed as collectable, i'd go for either a REALLY NICE black '64 Nikon F, or a BP Leica M2.
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-22-2011
Replies: 117
Views: 12,712
Posted By stupid leica
Nikon F Nikon F5 Nikon FE2/FM2n Canon F1...

Nikon F
Nikon F5
Nikon FE2/FM2n
Canon F1 (New)
Canon EOS 1V(HS)
Leica M2/3/4 (the GOOD M's)
Canon P
Nikon S3/SP
Olympus OM4Ti
Pentax LX
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-16-2011
Replies: 110
Views: 8,699
Posted By stupid leica
As far as rangefinders go, yes- one 35mm lens is...

As far as rangefinders go, yes- one 35mm lens is all i need, and what i get 99% of my RF enjoyment out of. I've had the 35/1.4 Voigtlander (wonderful) and several Canon 35/2 LTM's. Currently i...
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 08-15-2011
Replies: 20
Views: 3,102
Posted By stupid leica
Thanks again all who gave me the advice, my GF1...

Thanks again all who gave me the advice, my GF1 arrived today. It took every bit of 5 minutes to hack, so now my Japanese GF1 is a multi-lingual GF13.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-12-2011
Replies: 29
Views: 2,696
Posted By stupid leica
the FEEL of the Leica M is the greatest thing...

the FEEL of the Leica M is the greatest thing about it. The actual experience of using them is so delightful, that it can outweigh the possible (some would say inevitable) problems that you may...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-10-2011
Replies: 19
Views: 1,816
Posted By stupid leica
the later (.7m close focus, tabbed) summicrons...

the later (.7m close focus, tabbed) summicrons are going to be BARELY attainable at $750US. They have gone up a lot since the M8/9, just like everything else.
They are, however, great lenses.

The...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-07-2011
Replies: 48
Views: 5,194
Posted By stupid leica
i have absolutely no faith in the fabled Leica M...

i have absolutely no faith in the fabled Leica M "toughness/reliability"... why? because it doesn't exist.

I dont mean to start a debate, and this will be my last comment on the matter, but if you...
Forum: RFF Polls 08-06-2011
Replies: 108
Views: 10,679
Posted By stupid leica
Bogen 3221WN that i've had for 7 years, and a...

Bogen 3221WN that i've had for 7 years, and a 190XB that i've had for 2.
Kirk BH-3 ballhead is on the 3221, i got it when they came out- i think it was '04.
Bogen ballhead with Kirk clamp on the...
Forum: Olympus RF 08-05-2011
Replies: 55
Poll: Xa Vf?
Views: 13,777
Posted By stupid leica
considering it fits in my pocket, has aperture...

considering it fits in my pocket, has aperture priority, is deadly silent, and has a base length of only like 2mm, i think it is pretty darn good.
takes great shots too.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-04-2011
Replies: 34
Views: 2,866
Posted By stupid leica
i have absolutely nothing to complain about with...

i have absolutely nothing to complain about with the Nokton, it was a wonderful lens. Only sold it when i went to a LTM-based setup.
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 08-04-2011
Replies: 20
Views: 3,102
Posted By stupid leica
Lflex, thank you for the info and the link. I...

Lflex, thank you for the info and the link.
I ordered a Sandisk class 10 8gb, it should work.
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 08-03-2011
Replies: 20
Views: 3,102
Posted By stupid leica
pika, i'm not looking for sheer overwhelming IQ. ...

pika, i'm not looking for sheer overwhelming IQ. If i wnted that, i know i could get better from most modern crop DSLR's. I want something cheap, compact, kinda fun, that can take better pictures...
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 08-03-2011
Replies: 20
Views: 3,102
Posted By stupid leica
I was reading random stuff about the hack last...

I was reading random stuff about the hack last night, i dont know if i misunderstood or not- but when you apply the hack, does it brick certain photography modes?
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 08-02-2011
Replies: 20
Views: 3,102
Posted By stupid leica
I've got a GF1 lined up for a marvelous price...

I've got a GF1 lined up for a marvelous price already. Pentax 25 on the way, C-Mount adapter on the way... 8gb class 10 SDHC on the way....

You could say i'm diving in headfirst
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 08-02-2011
Replies: 20
Views: 3,102
Posted By stupid leica
From what i've read about the GF1, it will record...

From what i've read about the GF1, it will record video in any mode- but with factory firmware it will limit your control to just automatic settings regardless of what mode you are in.

the "GH13"...
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 08-02-2011
Replies: 20
Views: 3,102
Posted By stupid leica
ugh, GF2's seem to be way cheaper on the used...

ugh, GF2's seem to be way cheaper on the used market. A quick look at FM, GF2's are going for under $300, and GF1's are up around $500.
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 08-02-2011
Replies: 20
Views: 3,102
Posted By stupid leica
Oh thanks, i didn't realize the GF2 did away with...

Oh thanks, i didn't realize the GF2 did away with the dial on top. Touch screens are the worst.
That EVF for them looks pretty cool for sure.

Do they have the same sensor? Looking at the spec...
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 08-01-2011
Replies: 20
Views: 3,102
Posted By stupid leica
GF-1 vs GF-2

Ok, i'll admit i haven't given M4/3 a fair chance. I have all but ignored it as a format until recently.

A little background- i have shot pretty much every DSLR and point and shoot digi from the...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-03-2011
Replies: 205
Views: 133,442
Posted By stupid leica
i dont see how anybody could vote for the evil...

i dont see how anybody could vote for the evil yellow box. Superia, in my experience, has been better in literally every way.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 07-02-2011
Replies: 91
Views: 5,242
Posted By stupid leica
5D/D700/5DII style sensor in a truly M-sized...

5D/D700/5DII style sensor in a truly M-sized body, with no stupid falloff and tone issues due to incident angles.
Oh and priced similarly to a D700. New for <$3000, i would start thinking about...
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 06-27-2011
Replies: 34
Views: 8,235
Posted By stupid leica
if they made a 17/2 and sold it for $3 it would...

if they made a 17/2 and sold it for $3 it would still be a disappointing M4/3 lens.
Forum: RFF Polls 06-25-2011
Replies: 45
Views: 13,968
Posted By stupid leica
i just dont see the allure of the Nokton, it...

i just dont see the allure of the Nokton, it (like most other CV offerings) appears too clinical and boring.
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 06-13-2011
Replies: 4
Views: 826
Posted By stupid leica
I've had one or two that suffered the same- ...

I've had one or two that suffered the same- quick tighten is all the old lens needed.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-01-2011
Replies: 64
Views: 4,004
Posted By stupid leica
i shoot about equal parts RF and SLR these...

i shoot about equal parts RF and SLR these days... which equates to not much haha.
Forum: Travel 05-30-2011
Replies: 62
Views: 4,973
Posted By stupid leica
canon LTM or Nikon SC stuff

canon LTM or Nikon SC stuff
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-14-2011
Replies: 29
Views: 2,801
Posted By stupid leica
for long term storage, a few things i would...

for long term storage, a few things i would consider is
1) take out any batteries
2) for anhthing with cloth shutters, make sure they aren't cocked
3) silica packs to suck up humidity

other than...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 05-07-2011
Replies: 4
Views: 2,361
Posted By stupid leica
Doesn't the old black/silver one take 34mm...

Doesn't the old black/silver one take 34mm filters?
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 05-07-2011
Replies: 8
Views: 1,557
Posted By stupid leica
i have not used the Hex, but from what i've seen...

i have not used the Hex, but from what i've seen it is a fine lens. A little too "Clinical" in my opinion though (lack of distinct personality). I have had two Canon 50/1.4's, and they have both...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-28-2011
Replies: 31
Views: 3,143
Posted By stupid leica
I'd suggest a Canon P and one or two Canon RF...

I'd suggest a Canon P and one or two Canon RF lenses.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-21-2011
Replies: 205
Views: 24,581
Posted By stupid leica
i use mine almost daily. HTC Incredible. Has a...

i use mine almost daily. HTC Incredible. Has a great camera, and i love the ability to immediately upload pictures to flickr.
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-21-2011
Replies: 68
Views: 9,559
Posted By stupid leica
A very sad and unfortunate event indeed, he will...

A very sad and unfortunate event indeed, he will be missed by many. We need to remember though, that although technology and the modern age has changed the way war is covered, it is still full of...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 04-20-2011
Replies: 39
Views: 3,061
Posted By stupid leica
i think logically, a canon 35/2 LTM is the...

i think logically, a canon 35/2 LTM is the closest thing to what you are looking for.
Forum: RFF Polls 04-09-2011
Replies: 187
Views: 12,652
Posted By stupid leica
easy- mostly "craft beer" and Shiner Bock,...

easy- mostly "craft beer" and Shiner Bock, although i will have the occaisional bottle of Lafite Rothschild.
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 04-07-2011
Replies: 90
Views: 24,620
Posted By stupid leica
ha! Benny, that is a lot of 100mm's.

ha!

Benny, that is a lot of 100mm's.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 04-06-2011
Replies: 7
Views: 1,499
Posted By stupid leica
yep, read about this at some point, thought it...

yep, read about this at some point, thought it was pretty cool... i can't remember for sure, but i recall Jeff shooting the shot at some hilariously slow shutter speed, due to the TC on the f5.6...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 04-06-2011
Replies: 17
Views: 4,529
Posted By stupid leica
i have this lens as well (the middle,...

i have this lens as well (the middle, chrome/black one) and really adore its size. I haven't had the chance to get a whole lot developed from it though.

uhoh7, you say "no PP at all", but...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 04-06-2011
Replies: 7
Views: 1,619
Posted By stupid leica
If it is a black prism, it can be very hard to...

If it is a black prism, it can be very hard to find one in good external (and internal) shape for a reasonable price. If yours was a good price and the "only" problem is what you have described, i...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 04-04-2011
Replies: 7
Views: 1,619
Posted By stupid leica
this is a VERY common problem on standard...

this is a VERY common problem on standard prisms.
I believe if you look back at some of my earlier posts you'll find me inquiring about similar stuff.
Basically, the black paint/sealant on the prism...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-03-2011
Replies: 51
Views: 7,031
Posted By stupid leica
no way is the UC smaller than the Canon 35/2. I...

no way is the UC smaller than the Canon 35/2. I refuse to believe it.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 03-30-2011
Replies: 74
Views: 13,249
Posted By stupid leica
shooting negatives, you don't need to be very...

shooting negatives, you don't need to be very accurate with the metering, and can overexpose most C41 stuff up to (and beyond!) 4 stops. I wouldn't worry about the top shutter speed and lack of a...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 03-23-2011
Replies: 465
Views: 124,035
Posted By stupid leica
Royale, those shots are fantastic.

Royale, those shots are fantastic.
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 03-22-2011
Replies: 52
Views: 4,792
Posted By stupid leica
in my experience, there is simply no competition...

in my experience, there is simply no competition (overall) with Canon's compacts.
Some of the other brands' have good LOOKING cameras, with nice lenses, but none have the fast interface, great image...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 03-22-2011
Replies: 52
Views: 4,792
Posted By stupid leica
The Canon S90/95 are both fantastic, but a little...

The Canon S90/95 are both fantastic, but a little on the bulky side to be considered "shirt pocket".

I have an S90, and two smaller powershots- the IXY 30S (i think it is the Powershot SD 3000 IS...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 03-22-2011
Replies: 64
Views: 39,351
Posted By stupid leica
it took me a while to find a 1.4 for myself. I'd...

it took me a while to find a 1.4 for myself. I'd picked up a few while i was still in japan on "commision" for RFF members elsewhere, and after seeing a few good copies decided i needed one for...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 03-22-2011
Replies: 8
Views: 3,715
Posted By stupid leica
i miss my 50/1.2.... sold it due to temporary...

i miss my 50/1.2.... sold it due to temporary Leica frustrations and other confusion, then let a friend pick up one i found for an incredible deal. Still kicking myself over that one! haha
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 03-22-2011
Replies: 3
Views: 1,761
Posted By stupid leica
to get you by, you could just stop the lens down....

to get you by, you could just stop the lens down. It will work in many situations.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-21-2011
Replies: 33
Views: 13,769
Posted By stupid leica
i've had or used pretty much every Nikon F mount...

i've had or used pretty much every Nikon F mount 50mm.
5.8cm f1.4 NKJ -great lens, but can be finicky
5cm f2.0 -awesome
5cm f1.4 -tons of character, great look
50mm f1.2 -AI, AIS- good lens, but...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 03-21-2011
Replies: 32
Views: 5,599
Posted By stupid leica
http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5098/5396687889_b7e...

http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5098/5396687889_b7e9ecfce7_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/mx5chris/5396687889/)
17_20 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/mx5chris/5396687889/) by Chris.jpg...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 03-19-2011
Replies: 152
Views: 56,539
Posted By stupid leica
I've been using the same Crumpler 5 mil...

I've been using the same Crumpler 5 mil (first-gen) for about 4-5 years now. Been all over with me. Works great for DSLR + 3 lenses, or film SLR + 4(small) lenses. Carries an entire RF kit...
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 03-02-2011
Replies: 19
Views: 3,766
Posted By stupid leica
ungh, looks good in black. now THAT i want!

ungh, looks good in black.

now THAT i want!
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-29-2010
Replies: 16
Views: 1,886
Posted By stupid leica
i plan on buying a "New" F1N here in the coming...

i plan on buying a "New" F1N here in the coming months. The F1, in all styles, is a totally worthy camera of your time and money.
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 12-29-2010
Replies: 26
Views: 1,575
Posted By stupid leica
http://cgi.ebay.com/Canon-Rangefinder-50mm-F-1-4-L...

http://cgi.ebay.com/Canon-Rangefinder-50mm-F-1-4-Leica-Screw-Mount-LTM-RF-/320629174674?pt=Camera_Lenses&hash=item4aa6fcf192#ht_4632wt_1002

and here i thought this was ridiculous!
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 12-29-2010
Replies: 25
Views: 2,046
Posted By stupid leica
haha all this talk of 50mm's. I've never owned...

haha all this talk of 50mm's. I've never owned more than about half-dozen at a time, but i have had soooo many different 50mm lenses. I've recently had the Canon LTM 1.2 (x2), 1.8, and 1.4. I...
Forum: RFF Polls 12-29-2010
Replies: 58
Views: 5,001
Posted By stupid leica
of the choices, Nikon FM3A. Out of all cameras...

of the choices, Nikon FM3A.

Out of all cameras i've owned, i LOVE my FE2's. I plan on getting a "new" F1N AE soon though.
Forum: DIYS Modifications 12-29-2010
Replies: 2
Views: 1,158
Posted By stupid leica
Brian, Thanks for the quick reply. I have half...

Brian,
Thanks for the quick reply. I have half a roll through the lens already, i did think of just trying it as-is. If it doesn't look that hot, i'll prob try the method you described.

Thanks man
Forum: DIYS Modifications 12-29-2010
Replies: 2
Views: 1,158
Posted By stupid leica
Canon 100/3.5 with separation, easy fix?

Brian (or anybody!),

I've got two Canon 100mm f3.5 LTM's. One is the black/silver version with 35mm filter diameter and no click stops, the other is the later all-black version.

The all-black one...
Forum: Off Topic 12-26-2010
Replies: 24
Views: 1,048
Posted By stupid leica
agricola, i'm sorry to have interjected. I...

agricola,

i'm sorry to have interjected. I completely understand though, that if the seller is advertising something without anything to back it up, how it can be frustrating.

I am in the same...
Forum: Off Topic 12-26-2010
Replies: 24
Views: 1,048
Posted By stupid leica
i personally don't care if a camera was CLA'd...

i personally don't care if a camera was CLA'd yesterday- that has no bearing on how it's been used in the meantime or on any random equipment failure.

CLA just means that it may be in tip-top shape,...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 12-26-2010
Replies: 72
Views: 5,335
Posted By stupid leica
pretty much every film P&S has too many...

pretty much every film P&S has too many compromises, or costs too much to be realistic.

I love my Konica BiG mini's, and haven't paid more than $15 for one. 35mm f3.5 lens that kicks ass. Pretty...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-24-2010
Replies: 41
Views: 5,157
Posted By stupid leica
shouldn't the self-timer be pointed straight...

shouldn't the self-timer be pointed straight up?

$720 is nothing remarkable, but if the camera doesnt have any problems that is good. I hope you have good luck with your M2 and enjoy it for years.
Forum: Digital M Reported Problems - all Models 12-23-2010
Replies: 16
Views: 5,233
Posted By stupid leica
http://idleicarefundplease.blogspot.com/

http://idleicarefundplease.blogspot.com/
Forum: RFF Polls 12-23-2010
Replies: 128
Views: 14,194
Posted By stupid leica
I shoot a Canon P. No scratches, but it is...

I shoot a Canon P. No scratches, but it is difficult for me to see the 35mm frames. Nothing to fret about though. :)
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-22-2010
Replies: 52
Views: 3,477
Posted By stupid leica
the 50/2 H-C is multicoated and really shines. ...

the 50/2 H-C is multicoated and really shines. That lens is excellent.

As for prisms, the DE1 is a dream to shoot with, but they can be very expensive. Cheap ones usually have desilvering of the...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-22-2010
Replies: 323
Views: 26,056
Posted By stupid leica
haha, i totally agree. The F3 takes great...

haha, i totally agree. The F3 takes great pictures and feels great, but i don't even try to see the viewfinder display.
I hate that camera.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-21-2010
Replies: 323
Views: 26,056
Posted By stupid leica
Zeiss Ikon. I may catch some flack for this, but...

Zeiss Ikon. I may catch some flack for this, but i just was really let down by it. GREAT camera, very capable and all that. AMAZING finder... when it's aligned. Mine drifted in and out of good...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 12-21-2010
Replies: 32
Views: 5,599
Posted By stupid leica
best lens ever

best lens ever
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 12-21-2010
Replies: 31
Views: 3,184
Posted By stupid leica
I love me some Canon P's. I'm on my 4th or 5th...

I love me some Canon P's. I'm on my 4th or 5th now, have sold some on here. They are great cameras, in my opinion the BEST Leica mount (LTM or M) Japanese camera. Tons of personality, rugged,...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 12-21-2010
Replies: 32
Views: 5,599
Posted By stupid leica
Leica m2, Canon...

Leica m2, Canon 35/2

http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4131/5080821770_115b323047_b.jpg
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 12-21-2010
Replies: 32
Views: 5,599
Posted By stupid leica
http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4092/5077897738_7f1...

http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4092/5077897738_7f1d31dd85_b.jpg
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-18-2010
Replies: 77
Views: 6,115
Posted By stupid leica
FE2 or FM2n. No other "Under $200" Nikon is half...

FE2 or FM2n.

No other "Under $200" Nikon is half as good.
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 12-07-2010
Replies: 85
Views: 6,937
Posted By stupid leica
Canon RF lenses = $$, i could have told you that....

Canon RF lenses = $$, i could have told you that. I've passed on several 35/2's to RFF members, along with a few other Canon RF items.
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 12-07-2010
Replies: 8
Views: 1,469
Posted By stupid leica
i'd like to see some test pics, i am curious how...

i'd like to see some test pics, i am curious how terrible it is.
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 12-06-2010
Replies: 456
Views: 115,530
Posted By stupid leica
http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5085/5240601998_8bb...

http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5085/5240601998_8bb1e0181f_b.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/mx5chris/5240601998/)
Canon meter (http://www.flickr.com/photos/mx5chris/5240601998/) by Chris.jpg...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 12-05-2010
Replies: 12
Views: 1,416
Posted By stupid leica
Also interested to hear about Canon P RF...

Also interested to hear about Canon P RF adjustment.
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 12-01-2010
Replies: 91
Views: 9,305
Posted By stupid leica
I am most comfortable with 35mm, both for RF and...

I am most comfortable with 35mm, both for RF and SLR. I hate, absolutely HATE crop factors, and refuse to deal with them.

I see and think "35mm" most comfortably, and think i get many of my best...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 11-24-2010
Replies: 38
Views: 4,516
Posted By stupid leica
i really dont think the 1.2 is worth the increase...

i really dont think the 1.2 is worth the increase in size, cost, and weight. It's like 1/3rd of a stop faster, right? Bokeh is a little softer, but i like the 1.4's character more... and i LOVE the...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 11-21-2010
Replies: 35
Views: 3,612
Posted By stupid leica
http://www.fujiya-camera.co.jp/2010chuko_zaiko_kek...

http://www.fujiya-camera.co.jp/2010chuko_zaiko_kekka.phtml?key_maker=0&key_search_category=16&key_rank=0&key_price=0&key_price_option=0&key_keyword=&key_keyword_option=and&key_distinction=0&print_coun...
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-21-2010
Replies: 3,801
Views: 319,072
Posted By stupid leica
http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4145/5194626966_7f9...

http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4145/5194626966_7f99ff753c_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/mx5chris/5194626966/)
IMAG0098.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/mx5chris/5194626966/) by Chris.jpg...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 11-21-2010
Replies: 20
Views: 2,163
Posted By stupid leica
I picked up another P today. This is my fourth,...

I picked up another P today. This is my fourth, i think lol! I will be keeping this one, as it will most likely keep me busy while i send my M2 off to get "unleica'd"... ...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 11-18-2010
Replies: 21
Views: 3,195
Posted By stupid leica
got some more back tonight from the M2 and 50...

got some more back tonight from the M2 and 50 combo:

http://farm2.static.flickr.com/1041/5187174324_a4dc97ba77_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/mx5chris/5187174324/)
FH000013...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 11-17-2010
Replies: 21
Views: 3,195
Posted By stupid leica
Great shots. Looking forward to seeing more...

Great shots. Looking forward to seeing more stuff from you with this combo, and also seeing more than my first roll from my 50/1.2
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-17-2010
Replies: 49
Views: 6,070
Posted By stupid leica
wow, so that means i can pretty much only EMS...

wow, so that means i can pretty much only EMS small lenses to the US?
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 11-13-2010
Replies: 17
Views: 3,835
Posted By stupid leica
I was lucky and just found a 50/1.2 with the hood...

I was lucky and just found a 50/1.2 with the hood for a good price.
I like the hood, but find it rather large haha.

http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4151/5173885140_fd20ed17ff.jpg...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 11-13-2010
Replies: 20
Views: 2,163
Posted By stupid leica
The P is my favorite Japanese RF, and my favorite...

The P is my favorite Japanese RF, and my favorite LTM body as well. Really really good value if you get a good one.
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 11-05-2010
Replies: 465
Views: 124,035
Posted By stupid leica
Porktaco those are great shots! Glad you're...

Porktaco those are great shots! Glad you're loving the stuff i sent your way!
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 10-27-2010
Replies: 112
Views: 12,701
Posted By stupid leica
I spent 4 months in Iraq last summer, and let me...

I spent 4 months in Iraq last summer, and let me tell you- weather sealing is real, and i don't trust cameras without it (in conditions that would warrant...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 10-12-2010
Replies: 79
Views: 10,025
Posted By stupid leica
the ONLY problem i have with this lens is the...

the ONLY problem i have with this lens is the chrome front ring. I almost sold it, but realized i will not find anything in this range that will please me as much.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-12-2010
Replies: 193
Views: 36,145
Posted By stupid leica
from what i've owned (pretty much any EOS worth...

from what i've owned (pretty much any EOS worth owning)- the 1V(HS). Great great system camera.

I've always wanted a F5, and they are a true bargain now. The F100 is even more of a bargain, but...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 10-10-2010
Replies: 12
Views: 4,405
Posted By stupid leica
that black 7 is worth nearly as much as a .95, as...

that black 7 is worth nearly as much as a .95, as far as i know. But i could be wrong.
I've seen black 7's go for around $1000 i think, maybe not that much. 50/.95's usually pull over $1000.
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 10-06-2010
Replies: 91
Views: 10,068
Posted By stupid leica
haha

Wider than 50 and really fast?

35/1.2
28/1.9 (and 2)
35/1.4
35/1.7


They've got a few already.
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 10-06-2010
Replies: 91
Views: 10,068
Posted By stupid leica
i think the next bessa should have a major...

i think the next bessa should have a major redesign, to accomodate a longer EBL.
Forum: RFF Polls 10-02-2010
Replies: 90
Views: 14,501
Posted By stupid leica
Just got another 47 rolls from Mister E, freezer...

Just got another 47 rolls from Mister E, freezer is full again haha.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-01-2010
Replies: 16
Views: 2,573
Posted By stupid leica
i honestly am shocked that anybody can value the...

i honestly am shocked that anybody can value the look from the 35 'lux pre-asph as desirable.
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 09-15-2010
Replies: 79
Views: 10,025
Posted By stupid leica
i love this lens. my only complaint is that it's...

i love this lens. my only complaint is that it's not free.

oh wait, a real complaint? i wish the front ring was black, not silver.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 09-05-2010
Replies: 25
Views: 2,470
Posted By stupid leica
Canon made a 35/2.0 which has a cult...

Canon made a 35/2.0 which has a cult following.


:) i couldn't help it. I LOOOOOOVE my 35/2.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 09-05-2010
Replies: 107
Views: 19,276
Posted By stupid leica
Great images, though i agree with another poster...

Great images, though i agree with another poster that they work much better in color.

Thanks for sharing!
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 09-02-2010
Replies: 10
Views: 2,262
Posted By stupid leica
i've been using mine w/o hood, and have no...

i've been using mine w/o hood, and have no issues. It does flare some, but i think it is part of the character of this lens :)

I know that is no help to your question, but i just thought i'd share....
Forum: RFF News 09-02-2010
Replies: 19
Views: 5,521
Posted By stupid leica
Living in Japan, and getting paid in dollars,...

Living in Japan, and getting paid in dollars, this sucks.
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 08-27-2010
Replies: 19
Views: 2,453
Posted By stupid leica
i am VERY happy with my 35/1.4 MC. I don't...

i am VERY happy with my 35/1.4 MC. I don't believe there is another lens out there in this size and price range (new) that is as...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 08-27-2010
Replies: 69
Views: 3,972
Posted By stupid leica
I just picked up an incredibly clean P for a...

I just picked up an incredibly clean P for a steal. The shutter looks great, only has a tiny bit of oil on it. The exterior of the camera is very VERY good, no bright spots or anything. I'm super...
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-27-2010
Replies: 3,801
Views: 319,072
Posted By stupid leica
Canon P i just picked up an hour ago. I really...

Canon P i just picked up an hour ago. I really like these P's.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-26-2010
Replies: 25
Views: 21,164
Posted By stupid leica
i've seen a few of the 21's over here for sale,...

i've seen a few of the 21's over here for sale, very expensive.
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 08-25-2010
Replies: 165
Views: 22,543
Posted By stupid leica
Kitamura is a MAJOR chain here in Japan, i don't...

Kitamura is a MAJOR chain here in Japan, i don't think they're pulling anybody's leg or being overly optimistic.
Forum: Off Topic 08-22-2010
Replies: 312
Views: 23,759
Posted By stupid leica
haha yeah pretty much

haha yeah pretty much
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-21-2010
Replies: 15
Views: 11,646
Posted By stupid leica
once you get fairly comfortable with Sunny 16,...

once you get fairly comfortable with Sunny 16, the 208 isn't much better haha.
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 08-21-2010
Replies: 5
Views: 869
Posted By stupid leica
if anybody is interested, i have a line on a very...

if anybody is interested, i have a line on a very clean TV mount version for right around $1400 after stupid Yen conversion. Boxed too.
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-21-2010
Replies: 15
Views: 11,646
Posted By stupid leica
I have two twinmates, and they are pretty cool-...

I have two twinmates, and they are pretty cool- but not the most accurate.
I find they read 1 full stop slower than actual levels. One of mine, i shaved some of the plastic off the incident cover...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 08-21-2010
Replies: 30
Views: 2,585
Posted By stupid leica
i vot for a Canon S90. I love mine.

i vot for a Canon S90. I love mine.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-20-2010
Replies: 222
Views: 25,922
Posted By stupid leica
http://farm1.static.flickr.com/162/336032127_e6634...

http://farm1.static.flickr.com/162/336032127_e66340939f.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/mx5chris/336032127/)
7DAC0349-Edit (http://www.flickr.com/photos/mx5chris/336032127/) by Chris.jpg...
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-20-2010
Replies: 193
Views: 19,558
Posted By stupid leica
Canon 35/2 on...

Canon 35/2 on M2.
http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4081/4874681979_e59f859173.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/mx5chris/4874681979/)
FH000023 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/mx5chris/4874681979/) by...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 08-19-2010
Replies: 825
Views: 167,287
Posted By stupid leica
man, what is the MFD? This lens could turn out...

man, what is the MFD? This lens could turn out to be a real winner.
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 08-19-2010
Replies: 825
Views: 167,287
Posted By stupid leica
man, Jon, take a picture of the ad and put it up....

man, Jon, take a picture of the ad and put it up. Is the lens small? does it look good? these are important questions
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 08-19-2010
Replies: 825
Views: 167,287
Posted By stupid leica
wait what?

wait what?
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 08-19-2010
Replies: 825
Views: 167,287
Posted By stupid leica
i would love a 21/2 and a 50/1.4 summilux clone...

i would love a 21/2 and a 50/1.4 summilux clone (similar to my 35/1.4 Nokton).
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 08-19-2010
Replies: 17
Views: 1,682
Posted By stupid leica
out of the 3 you listed, i've only used the...

out of the 3 you listed, i've only used the Nokton. I can't see any reason to give the others a chance lol!
Forum: Optics Theory - 08-18-2010
Replies: 26
Views: 2,936
Posted By stupid leica
my Nokton also does this.

my Nokton also does this.
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-17-2010
Replies: 80
Views: 8,368
Posted By stupid leica
anything that starts with "F" and ends with...

anything that starts with "F" and ends with "ujifilm".
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 08-16-2010
Replies: 69
Views: 3,972
Posted By stupid leica
i returned my P due to winder problems (it was...

i returned my P due to winder problems (it was only a few days after i got it), but plan to get another. Beautiful little camera, a real gem!

Raid, i am truly jealous of your "f1.5 trio of...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-15-2010
Replies: 22
Views: 2,996
Posted By stupid leica
they will ship anywhere in the world if you pay...

they will ship anywhere in the world if you pay them accordingly.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-13-2010
Replies: 22
Views: 2,996
Posted By stupid leica
As suggested by Kathy and Stan, i sent my M2 back...

As suggested by Kathy and Stan, i sent my M2 back to them a few days ago, now just waiting to hear back from them re: strap lug.

Can't wait to get it back. I told Kathy "i'd love to just have you...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-11-2010
Replies: 19
Views: 1,514
Posted By stupid leica
I just got my first M2/first Leica a month ago,...

I just got my first M2/first Leica a month ago, and it is such a great camera. I can see myself getting another for sure.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-10-2010
Replies: 29
Views: 9,309
Posted By stupid leica
i don't have time to post pics at this second,...

i don't have time to post pics at this second, but yeah i have been getting some swirl from both my Nokton 35/1.4 (MC) and Canon 35/2 LTM.

www.flickr.com/mx5chris
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 08-10-2010
Replies: 5
Views: 2,809
Posted By stupid leica
R2M has 35/50/75/etc framelines R4M has the super...

R2M has 35/50/75/etc framelines
R4M has the super wide finder for 21/25/35/50 or whatever lines.

that is it
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-06-2010
Replies: 22
Views: 2,996
Posted By stupid leica
Update- i noticed yesterday afternoon (my first...

Update- i noticed yesterday afternoon (my first solid day with the camera) that the left lug is kinda loose, so i asked them what we could do about it. Stan asked me if i could send the camera...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-05-2010
Replies: 33
Views: 15,783
Posted By stupid leica
well, the M2 has a wonderful 3 frame finder... i...

well, the M2 has a wonderful 3 frame finder... i think the 50 lines in it are perfect, like the best ever lol.
Additionally, it is essentially the same layout as your M3, so they would go together...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-05-2010
Replies: 22
Views: 2,996
Posted By stupid leica
Yeah, they can be a little more than the deals...

Yeah, they can be a little more than the deals you might find, but they are very honest people, very friendly to deal with, and just good all around. I am very pleased with my experience.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-05-2010
Replies: 22
Views: 2,996
Posted By stupid leica
in praise of Tamarkin Camera

I just wanted to give a (positive) rave about these guys.
About two weeks ago, i finally decided to get a M camera. M2, to be exact.
I looked high and low, couldn't find any in my price range at the...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 08-05-2010
Replies: 16
Views: 6,483
Posted By stupid leica
It probably was not marketed as a BM, but i mean...

It probably was not marketed as a BM, but i mean seriously, it is just a BM in a different shell. Has a fantastic lens, too.

here are some of my BiG mini...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 08-04-2010
Replies: 16
Views: 6,483
Posted By stupid leica
The 28WB is a construction site/foreman camera. ...

The 28WB is a construction site/foreman camera. Japan loves these types of rugged cameras. It is bigger, ruggedized, and somewhat (minimally) waterproof. I've taken one snorkeling, it didn't like...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 08-03-2010
Replies: 16
Views: 6,483
Posted By stupid leica
I have 5 BiG minis- 301, 302(x2), and 28WB(x2). ...

I have 5 BiG minis-
301, 302(x2), and 28WB(x2).

They are great cameras; small, light, elegant, take great pictures, and never more than $50. Most of mine were under $15.
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 08-03-2010
Replies: 8
Views: 2,192
Posted By stupid leica
for sure look into that, and let us know how it...

for sure look into that, and let us know how it turns out.
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 08-03-2010
Replies: 8
Views: 2,192
Posted By stupid leica
sounds like maybe something is loose inside...

sounds like maybe something is loose inside it?

My infinity(horizontal) and vertical were both off a smidge when i got my (used) Ikon, and one day the horizontal alignment was good... lol

these...
Forum: RFF Polls 08-02-2010
Replies: 308
Views: 32,734
Posted By stupid leica
Jupiter 8 (rest are F mount) NKJ 5.8cm...

Jupiter 8

(rest are F mount)
NKJ 5.8cm f1.4
Nikkor 50mm f1.4 C NAI
Nikkor 50mm f1.4 AIS
Nikkor 50mm f1.4 AF-D


ideally, i would like a "nicer" RF 50, either a Cron, f2 Heliar collapsible, or...
Forum: RFF Polls 08-01-2010
Replies: 90
Views: 14,501
Posted By stupid leica
10-20+ rolls at a time (bricks), ebay,...

10-20+ rolls at a time (bricks), ebay, short-dated or expired.
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-31-2010
Replies: 122
Views: 9,394
Posted By stupid leica
Just ordered a EX- M2 from Tamarkin Camera, and a...

Just ordered a EX- M2 from Tamarkin Camera, and a Photoequip M-Grip (original) to go with it.
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 07-29-2010
Replies: 89
Views: 7,022
Posted By stupid leica
a CV 50 Lux pre-asph would be great to go with my...

a CV 50 Lux pre-asph would be great to go with my 35 Nokton Classic.
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 07-27-2010
Replies: 89
Views: 7,022
Posted By stupid leica
i love 50mm, but prefer SLR's for 50. On my RF i...

i love 50mm, but prefer SLR's for 50. On my RF i like 35 as a normal- but 50 is nice to have also
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 07-27-2010
Replies: 89
Views: 7,022
Posted By stupid leica
too bad that is a M4/3 lens, which is not the...

too bad that is a M4/3 lens, which is not the format real men shoot.



(j/k)
Forum: Travel 07-27-2010
Replies: 55
Views: 4,346
Posted By stupid leica
you should do a massive print of it.

you should do a massive print of it.
Forum: Travel 07-27-2010
Replies: 55
Views: 4,346
Posted By stupid leica
man, i hadn't seen that awesome one of the...

man, i hadn't seen that awesome one of the scooters/wall. That is the best photograph ever produced by man.
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 07-27-2010
Replies: 89
Views: 7,022
Posted By stupid leica
Juan, i would love a copy of the original, black...

Juan, i would love a copy of the original, black 50/2 Heliar- but they are pretty hard to come by! I've seen a ton of great shots from it.

semilog, i shoot wider than 3.5 a majority of the time,...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 07-27-2010
Replies: 89
Views: 7,022
Posted By stupid leica
Then sell me your Cron for a "less than ZM...

Then sell me your Cron for a "less than ZM Planar" price.
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 07-27-2010
Replies: 89
Views: 7,022
Posted By stupid leica
The ZM 50/2 is ugly and has the ZM "nipple", vs a...

The ZM 50/2 is ugly and has the ZM "nipple", vs a proper tab. And it has a blue dot. Those are reason enough for me to not want one. Optically- yes it kicks ass. It is just an externally ugly...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 07-27-2010
Replies: 89
Views: 7,022
Posted By stupid leica
I would like Cosina to release a 50/2 or 50/1.4...

I would like Cosina to release a 50/2 or 50/1.4 that follows their current styling- so a 50/2 that is basically a visual rip on a 50cron, or a 50/1.4 that mimics the 50lux. The 50/1.5 was rather...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-27-2010
Replies: 37
Views: 3,448
Posted By stupid leica
also- i never seem to have the problem with...

also- i never seem to have the problem with keeping my eye centered on the ZI viewfinder. I can always see the patch.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-27-2010
Replies: 37
Views: 3,448
Posted By stupid leica
I think the Ikon is a marvelous camera. If it'll...

I think the Ikon is a marvelous camera. If it'll be your primary/only 35mm RF, and you plan to shoot it casually, the Ikon is the way to go. If you get a Leica, the one i'd reccomend is a M2. M6...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 07-27-2010
Replies: 34
Views: 2,730
Posted By stupid leica
my "FE49". It is a black, HEAVILY brassed FE2 i...

my "FE49". It is a black, HEAVILY brassed FE2 i got off ebay for $49. It was missing half its leather, but mechanically sound. I put griptac on it, and starting shooting it quite a bit, then the...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 07-26-2010
Replies: 64
Views: 6,397
Posted By stupid leica
Juan, this stuff is super philosophical and...

Juan, this stuff is super philosophical and everything, but i completely agree.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 07-26-2010
Replies: 64
Views: 6,397
Posted By stupid leica
I have 3 FE2's, an FM3A, an eyelevel F2 (all of...

I have 3 FE2's, an FM3A, an eyelevel F2 (all of these are black), and i have had an eyelevel F, F3HP, FM2N... All of those are great cameras.
The FE2, in my opinion, is the BEST "shooters" camera to...
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