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Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 06-03-2019
Replies: 33
Views: 1,582
Posted By Sym101
Maybe Leica will release the Miroslav Tichy...

Maybe Leica will release the Miroslav Tichy ‘drifter edition’ some day, made with authentic premium cardboard.
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-31-2019
Replies: 119
Views: 2,480
Posted By Sym101
An updated Epson RD1, using the same old CCD...

An updated Epson RD1, using the same old CCD sensor but in full frame.

Also a truely pocketable fixed lens camera (that will easily fit into the front pocket of a pair of slim fit jeans). Perhaps...
Forum: Fuji Digital General Discussion 03-12-2018
Replies: 75
Views: 5,171
Posted By Sym101
I also prefer smaller cameras. So I'm hoping Fuji...

I also prefer smaller cameras. So I'm hoping Fuji will incorporate the image stabilization into the next XE model.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-04-2018
Replies: 49
Views: 2,916
Posted By Sym101
I would just try negotiating with them for a...

I would just try negotiating with them for a better offer.

They may accept it rather then repack all the items and pay for the return shipping.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-13-2017
Replies: 92
Views: 4,063
Posted By Sym101
How about a Voigtlander R4M or R4A for the 21mm...

How about a Voigtlander R4M or R4A for the 21mm lens?

Then a high end compact camera like the Nikon 35ti, Contax T2 or Ricoh GR1/s/v for the days you want to travel light.
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-01-2017
Replies: 90
Views: 2,827
Posted By Sym101
Inconceivable That word was stuck in my head...

Inconceivable

That word was stuck in my head after watching "The Princess Bride".
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-21-2017
Replies: 12
Views: 720
Posted By Sym101
I like lots of Sade's music videos. Nice...

I like lots of Sade's music videos. Nice photography accompanied by beautiful music... And it sure helps that Sade is gorgeous!

Some of my favorites are "Cherish the day" and "King of sorrow".
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-06-2017
Replies: 152
Views: 5,286
Posted By Sym101
I'm just guessing, but usually for a company to...

I'm just guessing, but usually for a company to do such radical and in this case, unpleasant changes, there could have been a change in photobucket's management.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-21-2017
Replies: 16
Views: 1,270
Posted By Sym101
I love it too! I can see myself using that camera...

I love it too! I can see myself using that camera in the streets and nobody would mind having their pictures with it.

Plus it's so versatile... Just by swapping the pikachu figurine pendant with a...
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 05-27-2017
Replies: 11
Views: 1,279
Posted By Sym101
Wonderful pictures of such a beautiful...

Wonderful pictures of such a beautiful place!
Thank you for sharing them, Raid.

IMHO, the Panasonic/Leica 25 f1.4 is the best m4/3 lens. It's practically glued to my Olympus OMD EM5 mark I.
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-27-2017
Replies: 23
Views: 979
Posted By Sym101
Now this thread has got me wondering what...

Now this thread has got me wondering what alphabet is the least used for camera model names.:rolleyes: "O" perhaps?
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-11-2017
Replies: 106
Views: 3,757
Posted By Sym101
I think it was in 2001 that I bought my first...

I think it was in 2001 that I bought my first digital camera, a 2.1mp with 10x zoom Olympus C-700.
It came with an Adobe Elements photo editing software. And I remember having lots of fun editing...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 04-07-2017
Replies: 11
Views: 1,532
Posted By Sym101
Nope it didn't feel awkward at all to me from the...

Nope it didn't feel awkward at all to me from the first moment I used it. And when my friend borrowed it, he had no complaints about it either.

We both loved the camera:)
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 04-06-2017
Replies: 11
Views: 1,532
Posted By Sym101
I've had the Contax TVS III and never had a any...

I've had the Contax TVS III and never had a any AF issues.

Loved the IQ of the camera. Unfortunately it was stolen. Maybe someday I'll get a replacement.
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 03-23-2017
Replies: 54
Views: 7,507
Posted By Sym101
I wonder if these new mirrorless Sigma...

I wonder if these new mirrorless Sigma interchangeable lens cameras will work well with M-mount lenses, if adapters were made for it. I'd be really interested in them if they were.

I'm just...
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 02-23-2017
Replies: 30
Views: 3,554
Posted By Sym101
How about the Panasonic TZ100/ZS100? It's a 1"...

How about the Panasonic TZ100/ZS100? It's a 1" sensor camera with 10X zoom and has an EVF.
Forum: Nikon Historical Society 02-13-2017
Replies: 152
Views: 14,198
Posted By Sym101
I'm wondering if Nikon would ever consider...

I'm wondering if Nikon would ever consider remaking their S2/S3/SP rangefinder cameras in digital, seeing how popular rangefinder styled cameras are these days. It can be a true rangefinder camera or...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-16-2016
Replies: 36
Views: 5,590
Posted By Sym101
I've had the Canon ixus 95 a long time ago and it...

I've had the Canon ixus 95 a long time ago and it had a tiny optical viewfinder. It was also very pocketable too. I wish camera manufacturers would reintroduce new compact cameras with such optical...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-13-2016
Replies: 128
Views: 8,682
Posted By Sym101
Hexar AF in stealth mode.. The sweet sound of...

Hexar AF in stealth mode.. The sweet sound of silence.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-04-2016
Replies: 10
Views: 891
Posted By Sym101
Talking Haha... Just noticed "Grandma" in the second...

Haha... Just noticed "Grandma" in the second picture after reading the comments. The light leak actually worked well there:D
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 08-20-2016
Replies: 111
Views: 12,025
Posted By Sym101
My dream lens would be the Summilux 35 f1.4 asph...

My dream lens would be the Summilux 35 f1.4 asph FLE. The double aspherical version would be a really wonderful dream!
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-19-2016
Replies: 363
Views: 25,232
Posted By Sym101
Olympus OMD EM5 Leica M6 Fujifilm X100 Olympus...

Olympus OMD EM5
Leica M6
Fujifilm X100
Olympus mju II
Contax tvs III

I still have the first three cameras. The mju II was given away while the tvs III, unfortunately, was stolen.
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 08-19-2016
Replies: 63
Views: 4,963
Posted By Sym101
Now that would be a really innovative and...

Now that would be a really innovative and creative!:D
Definitely would brighten my day if I ever saw such an ad
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-15-2016
Replies: 126
Views: 9,246
Posted By Sym101
The Contax tvs series seems to be always...

The Contax tvs series seems to be always underappreciated when compared side by side to the Contax T2 & T3.

I had the Contax tvs iii and it took wonderful pictures when I was on holiday during...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 08-10-2016
Replies: 19
Views: 1,358
Posted By Sym101
I would go with images 1,2 and 4. I happen to...

I would go with images 1,2 and 4. I happen to like 4 a lot too.

I think having 3 very different images with a variety of colours makes things interesting.
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 07-29-2016
Replies: 157
Views: 29,877
Posted By Sym101
I voted RF, compacts for both digital and film &...

I voted RF, compacts for both digital and film & others (for mirrorless).

For film, it would be compacts and rangefinders (T2 and M6).
For digital, it's mirrorless and compacts (OMD em5, Fuji XE1...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-10-2016
Replies: 99
Views: 7,201
Posted By Sym101
Any of Seal's cameras. (He's a huge Leica fan):D

Any of Seal's cameras. (He's a huge Leica fan):D
Forum: Fuji Digital General Discussion 07-08-2016
Replies: 6
Views: 1,671
Posted By Sym101
Have you checked out the Ricoh GXR with M-mount?...

Have you checked out the Ricoh GXR with M-mount? Then all you'll need is a LTM-M adapter to use your LTM lenses. I find that it works really well with my M lenses.

Btw I have an XE1 too but only use...
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 07-03-2016
Replies: 77
Views: 5,375
Posted By Sym101
How about something unusual, like a Fujifilm...

How about something unusual, like a Fujifilm Natura 24mm f1.9 compact camera?

It doesn't meet most of the requirements though, except for it being a film camera. But it's small enough to bring out...
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 06-24-2016
Replies: 24
Views: 3,759
Posted By Sym101
Looks like it's not an April fool's joke. B&H are...

Looks like it's not an April fool's joke. B&H are taking preorders for the Sigma SD Quattro at $799 now.
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 05-29-2016
Replies: 34
Views: 3,732
Posted By Sym101
If it were me, and I had the funds, I'd just buy...

If it were me, and I had the funds, I'd just buy the 35 f2 first simply because it's a very good deal at $299. You could keep the lens you prefer and sell off the other with very little loss.
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 05-11-2016
Replies: 32
Views: 2,743
Posted By Sym101
Just a thought, why not sell some gears to get an...

Just a thought, why not sell some gears to get an X100/s/t? It's got a great 23/2 lens on it and it's smaller than an XE.
Forum: CSC : Digital Compact System Cameras - 03-20-2016
Replies: 25
Views: 4,394
Posted By Sym101
For m4/3 cameras, I'd go for the Panasonic GF7...

For m4/3 cameras, I'd go for the Panasonic GF7 with kit lens. It comes in colours like pink and brown. Plus it's got a flip screen for selfies.

The newer GF8 even has a beauty retouch function. But...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 12-17-2015
Replies: 5
Views: 1,041
Posted By Sym101
I have a Chrome Industries Niko Sling bag which...

I have a Chrome Industries Niko Sling bag which should fit a Leica body and a Summicron lens.

I sling it across my chest rather then use it as a waist pouch though.

Here's a link to check it...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 09-12-2015
Replies: 39
Views: 3,419
Posted By Sym101
I've preordered a 6s. Finally making the upgrade...

I've preordered a 6s. Finally making the upgrade from my current iPhone 4.

I'm really interested to try out the Live Photos feature.
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-07-2015
Replies: 63
Views: 7,651
Posted By Sym101
Now, how in the world do I get rid of a...

Now, how in the world do I get rid of a hawk?:eek:[/QUOTE]

By getting rid of the bird feeder. :D (The hawk's a bird too)
Forum: CSC : Digital Compact System Cameras - 08-10-2015
Replies: 37
Views: 5,879
Posted By Sym101
Maybe you might want to consider the Ricoh GXR's...

Maybe you might want to consider the Ricoh GXR's M-mount together with the 28mm module. Since the M-mount module was designed for M lenses, it'll work really well with your current Leica lenses. Plus...
Forum: Digital Compacts 12-08-2014
Replies: 53
Views: 8,497
Posted By Sym101
The $100 finder deal is on at B&H. Here's the...

The $100 finder deal is on at B&H.
Here's the link:

http://www.bhphotovideo.com/find/bundles.jsp/sku/936178/is/REG/att/

http://www.bhphotovideo.com/find/bundles.jsp/sku/936177/is/REG/att/
Forum: Digital Compacts 12-07-2014
Replies: 53
Views: 8,497
Posted By Sym101
Looks like B&H has dropped the price of the...

Looks like B&H has dropped the price of the Coolpix A even lower than before. It's now $484 for the silver and $485 for the black model.

I'm now really tempted...
Forum: Sony Alpha Mirrorless - All Models 11-29-2014
Replies: 75
Views: 20,175
Posted By Sym101
If the 5 axis IBIS in the Sony is as good as the...

If the 5 axis IBIS in the Sony is as good as the one found in the Olympus OMD EM5 then I'd go for the A7II.
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-29-2014
Replies: 79
Views: 5,126
Posted By Sym101
Black paint Leica M7 which can still function at...

Black paint Leica M7 which can still function at ALL shutter speeds without batteries.
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-02-2014
Replies: 89
Views: 5,863
Posted By Sym101
Mine is the Olympus [mju:]-II.

Mine is the Olympus [mju:]-II.
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-03-2014
Replies: 9,209
Views: 914,929
Posted By Sym101
A Hexanon 50mm f2.0, my third 50mm M-mount. I'm...

A Hexanon 50mm f2.0, my third 50mm M-mount. I'm beginning to appreciate that FOV.
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 12-02-2013
Replies: 45
Views: 4,353
Posted By Sym101
There's currently a used XE-1 in my local forum...

There's currently a used XE-1 in my local forum ad selling for $500 Singapore Dollars, which works out to about USD$400. Comes with box and a 8GB SD card too.
Forum: RFF Polls 11-28-2013
Replies: 55
Views: 5,542
Posted By Sym101
I voted the GXR. It used to be my OMD EM5 till I...

I voted the GXR. It used to be my OMD EM5 till I got my hands on the GXR. Now it's the only digital system I use with M mount lenses.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-18-2013
Replies: 3
Views: 742
Posted By Sym101
GAS.....:eek:

GAS.....:eek:
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 11-12-2013
Replies: 222
Views: 35,514
Posted By Sym101
I hope your GXR will be ok too, Maiku. Otherwise...

I hope your GXR will be ok too, Maiku. Otherwise I can't keep continuing to enjoy your shots from it :D
Forum: CSC : Digital Compact System Cameras - 11-10-2013
Replies: 14
Views: 3,926
Posted By Sym101
Perhaps you could consider the Panasonic LUMIX...

Perhaps you could consider the Panasonic LUMIX DMC-LF1. It has an EVF and is also more compact than the X20. However the EVF has only 200K dot resolution...
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-07-2013
Replies: 9,209
Views: 914,929
Posted By Sym101
Got myself a CV Ultron 28mm f2. The price was...

Got myself a CV Ultron 28mm f2. The price was just too good to resist.
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 11-07-2013
Replies: 16
Views: 1,463
Posted By Sym101
Maybe you could also consider the Canon S110 as...

Maybe you could also consider the Canon S110 as well. It's pocketable and produces great images for it's size. I know lots of my female friends who has the Powershot S series like the S95 & 100....
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-01-2013
Replies: 59
Views: 5,689
Posted By Sym101
The Leica X Vario was the biggest let down for me...

The Leica X Vario was the biggest let down for me too.
Forum: Help / Feedback forum 10-30-2013
Replies: 60
Views: 5,848
Posted By Sym101
Looks like it's ok now.

Looks like it's ok now.
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 10-28-2013
Replies: 5
Views: 847
Posted By Sym101
I've never had any GRD compacts but have recently...

I've never had any GRD compacts but have recently bought a GXR + A12 50/2,5 + A12 M-mount. The autofocus of the A12 50/2,5 is really slow and hunts quite a bit in comparison to my OMD EM5. But I find...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-26-2013
Replies: 9,209
Views: 914,929
Posted By Sym101
A couple of Gordy's camera straps. One of them is...

A couple of Gordy's camera straps. One of them is going on my GXR which I got two weeks ago. Really having fun with the M-mount and the 50/2.5 A12.
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-21-2013
Replies: 102
Views: 13,142
Posted By Sym101
I voted for sailing but I'm really hoping it's...

I voted for sailing but I'm really hoping it's photography ;)
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 10-18-2013
Replies: 222
Views: 35,514
Posted By Sym101
Thanks for the advice, Mike. I'll keep a lookout...

Thanks for the advice, Mike. I'll keep a lookout for a 28/2.5 or a zoom kit. Would be nice to have a wide angle lens to complete the set.
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 10-18-2013
Replies: 222
Views: 35,514
Posted By Sym101
I love the 50/2.5's IQ. You're right about the...

I love the 50/2.5's IQ. You're right about the AF, zuikologist. It's slow and hunts quite a bit but I'm ok with it. If I'm going to need fast AF I'll grab my OMD EM5.
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 10-18-2013
Replies: 222
Views: 35,514
Posted By Sym101
[QUOTE=Maiku;2237053]Some more portraits. I hope...

[QUOTE=Maiku;2237053]Some more portraits. I hope I am not boring anyone.

Definitely not boring me, Maiku! Beautiful portrait shots of the performers in the festival. In fact your pictures taken with...
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 10-13-2013
Replies: 46
Views: 7,171
Posted By Sym101
I've got a Zeiss 35/2 lens which I use on my M6,...

I've got a Zeiss 35/2 lens which I use on my M6, CLE and OMD. But it's mostly stuck on the M6.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-06-2013
Replies: 70
Views: 5,685
Posted By Sym101
Got my very first Leica, a chrome M6 classic with...

Got my very first Leica, a chrome M6 classic with a rigid Summicron 50mm lens, from an RFFer in February this year. Had been using a Contax G1 with 45/2 lens for a couple years before that.
Forum: RFF News 10-03-2013
Replies: 71
Views: 11,818
Posted By Sym101
I felt the response was faster too.

I felt the response was faster too.
Forum: RFF Polls 10-03-2013
Replies: 610
Views: 112,141
Posted By Sym101
My first film camera was a Chinon compact camera....

My first film camera was a Chinon compact camera. First digital camera was an Olympus C-700 ultra zoom. I still can't believe I paid $1000 for the 2.1mp Oly C-700 back in 2001 :bang:
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 09-30-2013
Replies: 132
Views: 23,777
Posted By Sym101
I've 21mm, 35mm, 40mm, 50mm & 90mm lenses. The...

I've 21mm, 35mm, 40mm, 50mm & 90mm lenses. The only focal length I'm interested in is 28mm. That's coz my M6 And CLE both have 28mm frame lines, thus eliminating that need for an external viewfinder....
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 09-29-2013
Replies: 59
Views: 6,325
Posted By Sym101
That'll be my iPhone 4 camera.. It doesn't...

That'll be my iPhone 4 camera.. It doesn't produce the best images but it's always there when I need a camera.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 09-26-2013
Replies: 105
Views: 8,371
Posted By Sym101
Hmmmm... Maybe we could all post pictures/videos...

Hmmmm... Maybe we could all post pictures/videos of ourselves twerking in our underwear before putting our camera gears for sale online.. Probably help fetch much higher prices for them.:p
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 09-22-2013
Replies: 825
Views: 167,371
Posted By Sym101
My wish list would be: 1) a compact RF body like...

My wish list would be:
1) a compact RF body like the CL or CLE (digital would be a dream come true!)
2) a compact 28mm M-mount lens (which will be used on my CLE too)
3) +1 for an updated R-D1 with...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-12-2013
Replies: 7
Views: 1,011
Posted By Sym101
The Zhou case I've got for my CLE is a little too...

The Zhou case I've got for my CLE is a little too loose. I have a Luigi case for my M6 and that fits nicely.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-28-2013
Replies: 106
Views: 6,668
Posted By Sym101
Just loaded some neopan 400.

Just loaded some neopan 400.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-13-2013
Replies: 29
Views: 1,893
Posted By Sym101
I voted for M6 too. Prices of digital M-mount...

I voted for M6 too. Prices of digital M-mount bodies are constantly dropping. So the M8 might become really affordable in the not so distant future. Then you can have the best of both worlds:) I'm...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 08-11-2013
Replies: 24
Views: 2,008
Posted By Sym101
I'm currently using Zeiss glasses. But I'll need...

I'm currently using Zeiss glasses. But I'll need to replace them as they have developed haze and has cleaning marks on the front elements. :D
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-09-2013
Replies: 461
Views: 64,026
Posted By Sym101
A church near my old school.

A church near my old school.
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 08-09-2013
Replies: 29
Views: 3,190
Posted By Sym101
A pack of tissue paper. I'll place either a...

A pack of tissue paper. I'll place either a single or double ply of tissue over my camera's flash to act as a DIY diffuser. Other then that my iPhone 4 has lots of other gadgets like a flash, level...
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