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Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-29-2018
Replies: 470
Views: 98,612
Posted By fer_fdi
Wow! love it Ngyuen!

Wow! love it Ngyuen!
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 11-11-2018
Replies: 301
Views: 75,456
Posted By fer_fdi
really delightful shot!

really delightful shot!
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 11-11-2018
Replies: 301
Views: 75,456
Posted By fer_fdi
LZOS Jupiter-12 on Lomo 100 film, Minolta CLE Lab...

LZOS Jupiter-12 on Lomo 100 film, Minolta CLE
Lab scan (Frontier SP-3000)

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/51586/med_U51586I1541981935.SEQ.0.jpg
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 11-02-2018
Replies: 301
Views: 75,456
Posted By fer_fdi
Minolta CLE, LZOS Jupiter-12 (86xxxxx) on Kodak...

Minolta CLE, LZOS Jupiter-12 (86xxxxx) on Kodak ColorPlus 200

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/51586/med_U51586I1541158390.SEQ.0.jpg
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 11-02-2018
Replies: 301
Views: 75,456
Posted By fer_fdi
wow! beautiful!

wow! beautiful!
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 10-31-2018
Replies: 622
Views: 145,197
Posted By fer_fdi
very nice This lens has real magic

very nice
This lens has real magic
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 10-10-2018
Replies: 622
Views: 145,197
Posted By fer_fdi
WOW! Love how your lens render Which serial...

WOW! Love how your lens render
Which serial number your lens has?

Background gets swirly depending on light, aperture and distance.
Your pictures look like f5.6 or f8, usually no swirls at that...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-30-2018
Replies: 470
Views: 98,612
Posted By fer_fdi
beautiful images from you all and delightful...

beautiful images from you all
and delightful render from lens
congratulations
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 09-29-2018
Replies: 301
Views: 75,456
Posted By fer_fdi
love the bridge triptic! Yellow or orange filter?

love the bridge triptic!

Yellow or orange filter?
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 09-16-2018
Replies: 235
Views: 63,953
Posted By fer_fdi
superb! love it

superb! love it
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 09-12-2018
Replies: 372
Views: 63,078
Posted By fer_fdi
excellent!

excellent!
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 05-17-2018
Replies: 235
Views: 63,953
Posted By fer_fdi
55xxxxx KMZ Jupiter-8 @ f4 on Lomo 100 film Lab...

55xxxxx KMZ Jupiter-8 @ f4 on Lomo 100 film
Lab scan (Frontier SP-3000)

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/51586/med_U51586I1526583336.SEQ.0.jpg
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 04-20-2018
Replies: 235
Views: 63,953
Posted By fer_fdi
KMZ 55xxxxx Jupiter-8, f5.6 at mfd on Kodak Gold...

KMZ 55xxxxx Jupiter-8, f5.6 at mfd on Kodak Gold 200, CLE :

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/51586/med_U51586I1524158025.SEQ.0.jpg
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 04-18-2018
Replies: 301
Views: 75,456
Posted By fer_fdi
f4 at mfd on Kodak Gold 200...

f4 at mfd on Kodak Gold 200 :

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/51586/med_U51586I1524068236.SEQ.0.jpg
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 04-12-2018
Replies: 301
Views: 75,456
Posted By fer_fdi
amazed by this lens again and again! It's on my...

amazed by this lens again and again!
It's on my CLE more than any other of my lenses... even more than my Summicron-C
(btw, CLE + Jupiter-12 weights just 520 grams, incl. film and battery)

LZOS...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 04-04-2018
Replies: 464
Views: 123,950
Posted By fer_fdi
beautiful! that glass...

beautiful! that glass...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 03-13-2018
Replies: 235
Views: 63,953
Posted By fer_fdi
wow! what a great volume!

wow! what a great volume!
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 01-07-2018
Replies: 156
Views: 53,328
Posted By fer_fdi
nikonosguy : excellent! very nice I specially...

nikonosguy :
excellent! very nice
I specially like the second one
Forum: Fixed Lens 35mm RF 11-03-2017
Replies: 107
Views: 32,180
Posted By fer_fdi
love it! really beautiful and special

love it! really beautiful and special
Forum: Olympus RF 09-26-2017
Replies: 117
Views: 49,737
Posted By fer_fdi
really beautiful!!!

really beautiful!!!
Forum: Half Frames / Subminiatures 09-18-2017
Replies: 224
Views: 74,007
Posted By fer_fdi
very nice Mr_Flibble! I specially like the first...

very nice Mr_Flibble! I specially like the first one, excellent!
In my opinion this lens is far from basic : )

I also have the 25/4 and it's a superb lens too; very sharp and 3D
Love both lenses on...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 08-16-2017
Replies: 161
Views: 33,751
Posted By fer_fdi
nice! I like the first one very much

nice! I like the first one very much
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-14-2017
Replies: 97
Views: 18,260
Posted By fer_fdi
nice Steve! This lens is so special!

nice Steve! This lens is so special!
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-14-2017
Replies: 97
Views: 18,260
Posted By fer_fdi
this two last shots are wonderful! (from Volver...

this two last shots are wonderful! (from Volver and SimonSawSunlight)
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 07-24-2017
Replies: 301
Views: 75,456
Posted By fer_fdi
Oh I see (and sorry if I asked about this before...

Oh I see (and sorry if I asked about this before due to my J-12 obsession) Thanks!
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 07-24-2017
Replies: 301
Views: 75,456
Posted By fer_fdi
very nice css9450, I specially like this last one...

very nice css9450, I specially like this last one with the car.

Which serial no. has yours? (I assume is from KMZ)
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 06-10-2017
Replies: 725
Views: 171,293
Posted By fer_fdi
Netsoft2k and Norris: really beautiful examples,...

Netsoft2k and Norris: really beautiful examples, wow!
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 06-06-2017
Replies: 372
Views: 63,078
Posted By fer_fdi
wonderful examples!

wonderful examples!
Forum: Half Frames / Subminiatures 05-16-2017
Replies: 224
Views: 74,007
Posted By fer_fdi
excellent! beautiful one embee06311

excellent! beautiful one embee06311
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-10-2017
Replies: 8
Views: 4,279
Posted By fer_fdi
I have two screens, one with painted black...

I have two screens, one with painted black crosshair and an Acute Matte D with just the etched crosshair.

The D is slightly brighter and it's concentric fresnel lines are more close together. Very...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 05-02-2017
Replies: 622
Views: 145,197
Posted By fer_fdi
really beautiful! I specially love the cherry...

really beautiful!
I specially love the cherry blossom one
Summitar at its best
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 03-24-2017
Replies: 622
Views: 145,197
Posted By fer_fdi
really beautiful! and amazing at 2.8

really beautiful! and amazing at 2.8
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-23-2017
Replies: 85
Views: 13,782
Posted By fer_fdi
splendid examples shot with the SQ A, wow!

splendid examples shot with the SQ A, wow!
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 03-13-2017
Replies: 622
Views: 145,197
Posted By fer_fdi
I like the first one very much! Amazing volume

I like the first one very much!
Amazing volume
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 03-10-2017
Replies: 622
Views: 145,197
Posted By fer_fdi
excellent! (man and kid at harbor)

excellent! (man and kid at harbor)
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 03-05-2017
Replies: 464
Views: 123,950
Posted By fer_fdi
love the one with the car! delightful

love the one with the car! delightful
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-13-2017
Replies: 470
Views: 98,612
Posted By fer_fdi
you master it

you master it
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-12-2017
Replies: 470
Views: 98,612
Posted By fer_fdi
excellent Giulio! Wide open?

excellent Giulio! Wide open?
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE - Film 02-05-2017
Replies: 116
Sticky: cle porn!
Views: 86,265
Posted By fer_fdi
just search for J-8 images, there is no...

just search for J-8 images, there is no portruding element in it
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE - Film 02-05-2017
Replies: 116
Sticky: cle porn!
Views: 86,265
Posted By fer_fdi
the metering? of course, why shouldn't it...

the metering? of course, why shouldn't it work?

(this thread is about "CLE porn" images, if you use the right threads the info will be in the right place for anyone searching.
There are threads...
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE - Film 02-03-2017
Replies: 116
Sticky: cle porn!
Views: 86,265
Posted By fer_fdi
as said in many threads: yes, no problem with...

as said in many threads: yes, no problem with Jupiter-12 on the CLE.
I use J-12 from the 50s and 80s and works great.
BUT you need to compensate the metering because the rear element shades the...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 01-27-2017
Replies: 32
Views: 4,916
Posted By fer_fdi
no, I don't think so

no, I don't think so
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 01-15-2017
Replies: 32
Views: 4,916
Posted By fer_fdi
I don't have a 12550 to test that, but a 5.5 to...

I don't have a 12550 to test that, but a 5.5 to 39mm adapter plus a small threaded 39mm hood is nice, light and compact. Same guy that sells the adapter has the right one, it uses a 48mm cap.

BTOH...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-10-2017
Replies: 470
Views: 98,612
Posted By fer_fdi
wow, super, Giulio!

wow, super, Giulio!
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 01-05-2017
Replies: 32
Views: 4,916
Posted By fer_fdi
I finally got a Series 5.5 Tiffen filter. I'll...

I finally got a Series 5.5 Tiffen filter. I'll measure it and report back in case it can help someone.

It fits inside the Leitz hood. By ear, it seems to move slightly. But I think all will move...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 01-05-2017
Replies: 622
Views: 145,197
Posted By fer_fdi
>HP5 @ 250 >Redt16s, on Flickr wow,...

>HP5 @ 250
>Redt16s, on Flickr

wow, sublime!
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-25-2016
Replies: 470
Views: 98,612
Posted By fer_fdi
Wow! superb! love this last one

Wow! superb!
love this last one
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE - Film 10-19-2016
Replies: 25
Views: 6,287
Posted By fer_fdi
I'd like a 28 Summicron asph or new Elmarit asph,...

I'd like a 28 Summicron asph or new Elmarit asph, or a Biogon ZM or a Hexanon.
But would love it to be as small and light as the Orion-15 and priced similarly :P

Send me any of them if you feel...
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE - Film 10-19-2016
Replies: 25
Views: 6,287
Posted By fer_fdi
still no 28 for my beloved CLE... Well, I often...

still no 28 for my beloved CLE... Well, I often use a great pinhole with a 28 FOV in M mount.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 10-17-2016
Replies: 211
Views: 26,654
Posted By fer_fdi
it really looks beautiful and sexy to me (but...

it really looks beautiful and sexy to me
(but still find the price way exagerated for a f5.6)
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 10-13-2016
Replies: 21
Views: 4,725
Posted By fer_fdi
Thank you all. It turned out that the mint Vb...

Thank you all.
It turned out that the mint Vb could not be checked properly or price lowered, so no deal.
The theoretically tested V, was too vaguely described, so no deal either (and it's sold by...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-10-2016
Replies: 24
Views: 2,337
Posted By fer_fdi
ooops! really sorry

ooops! really sorry
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 09-27-2016
Replies: 21
Views: 4,725
Posted By fer_fdi
I see other options locally, including some T I...

I see other options locally, including some T
I think I see the difference between Rolleicord and T lenses in photographs,
and I like how the Tessar on the T draws, but I'm concerned about T's...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 09-27-2016
Replies: 21
Views: 4,725
Posted By fer_fdi
good points, thanks Yes I prefer...

good points, thanks

Yes I prefer handling/operation of the V and easier EV uncoupling of the V too (vs Va and Vb)
didn't know about the different EV uncoupling mechanisms, thanks a lot
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 09-27-2016
Replies: 21
Views: 4,725
Posted By fer_fdi
yes, without a test the price of the mint one...

yes, without a test the price of the mint one should be much lower because it could be a beautiful and expensive paperweight I guess...


BTW, any comments about the lens? V 1956 Xenar vs Vb 1966...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 09-27-2016
Replies: 21
Views: 4,725
Posted By fer_fdi
yes I'll try to make him do that but I doubt he...

yes I'll try to make him do that but I doubt he will or he will do it right, he is a general collector, not a camera collector or camera owner... but I'll try of course
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 09-27-2016
Replies: 21
Views: 4,725
Posted By fer_fdi
that's a good point, thank you but if the Vb...

that's a good point, thank you

but if the Vb needs a CLA to work I'm out of budget from the start...

I know it's not a good question but... what are my chances of the Vb being fine to shoot? (at...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 09-27-2016
Replies: 21
Views: 4,725
Posted By fer_fdi
Rolleicord: untested mint Vb vs tested V

Hi all,

I've found locally a mint Rolleicord Vb but it is untested. It looks almost new, but it is untested and owner can't assure if all shutter speeds are fine or any mechanical/technical...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 09-27-2016
Replies: 161
Views: 33,751
Posted By fer_fdi
same for me, that distortion... otherwise I would...

same for me, that distortion... otherwise I would get one
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 09-26-2016
Replies: 41
Views: 5,341
Posted By fer_fdi
Great, looking fwd I wish you a smooth move!

Great, looking fwd
I wish you a smooth move!
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 09-25-2016
Replies: 10
Views: 1,672
Posted By fer_fdi
you can also upload to your gallery here and the...

you can also upload to your gallery here and the copy and paste the link you can get from within the "exif" tab ("click for URL" or something lala)
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 09-25-2016
Replies: 59
Views: 8,287
Posted By fer_fdi
Giulio, wonderful photographs! Amazing volume and...

Giulio, wonderful photographs!
Amazing volume and sharpness
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 09-25-2016
Replies: 41
Views: 5,341
Posted By fer_fdi
Thank you. I see it would be easier to do on a...

Thank you. I see it would be easier to do on a 124G since it's the most external area that would need flocking...
Forum: Half Frames / Subminiatures 09-25-2016
Replies: 14
Views: 3,369
Posted By fer_fdi
I finally got a Pen-FT because I found one in...

I finally got a Pen-FT because I found one in excellent condition at a fair price.
I'm very happy with it and with the results.
I shot first roll by intuition and using myLightMeter iPhone app but...
Forum: Half Frames / Subminiatures 09-25-2016
Replies: 10
Views: 1,954
Posted By fer_fdi
All went fine! The camera works very well and...

All went fine! The camera works very well and photographs with 38/1.8 and 25/4 look excellent, sharp, with very organic OOF. Amazing on Ektar.

So as mpaniagua said cocking the shutter feeling...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 09-23-2016
Replies: 41
Views: 5,341
Posted By fer_fdi
great thread guys, thank you! So, the 124g is...

great thread guys, thank you!

So, the 124g is baffled vs the 124? Or does the 124g still need some flocking?
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 09-22-2016
Replies: 301
Views: 75,456
Posted By fer_fdi
I think the characteristic odd triangular shaped...

I think the characteristic odd triangular shaped oof is very well integrated here.
What was most surprising to is no weird distortion on one or two corners as is usual with this lens wide open and...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 09-21-2016
Replies: 12
Views: 1,459
Posted By fer_fdi
>There's not much that's critical on them. The...

>There's not much that's critical on them. The flange has to be 1mm thick and that's it...

Some are not 1mm I guess then

BTOH you can find other inconveniences as I found adapting Summaron 35/3.5:...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 09-21-2016
Replies: 301
Views: 75,456
Posted By fer_fdi
night shot, LZOS Jupiter-12, 9min 40sec @f5.6 on...

night shot, LZOS Jupiter-12, 9min 40sec @f5.6 on Pro400H

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/51586/med_U51586I1474477831.SEQ.0.jpg

It has a mix of moon light and red neon light

.
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 09-21-2016
Replies: 301
Views: 75,456
Posted By fer_fdi
excellent Celso! you have a very good J-12...

excellent Celso! you have a very good J-12 specimen.
Amazing at f2.8, wow
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 09-21-2016
Replies: 12
Views: 1,459
Posted By fer_fdi
excellent results!!! very nice It seems that...

excellent results!!! very nice

It seems that adapters on 50mm lenses are very forgiving and that it is critical for the other focal lengths.
Can't find the (very interesting) thread were this was...
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-21-2016
Replies: 104
Views: 4,538
Posted By fer_fdi
Zeiss Ikon, Summicron 50 III, Ektar

Zeiss Ikon, Summicron 50 III, Ektar
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 09-21-2016
Replies: 372
Views: 63,078
Posted By fer_fdi
very nice! very sharp and contrasty indeed! I...

very nice! very sharp and contrasty indeed! I like how it draws
Sort of solid and elegant
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-18-2016
Replies: 9,203
Views: 914,016
Posted By fer_fdi
An Olympus Pen-FT I already had 38/1.8 and 25/4...

An Olympus Pen-FT

I already had 38/1.8 and 25/4 lenses that I used on my X-E1 digital
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 09-15-2016
Replies: 17
Views: 2,008
Posted By fer_fdi
Hi Celso! Well I have yet to shot the last tests...

Hi Celso! Well I have yet to shot the last tests and then decide.
Someone is helping me diagnose the lens.
I like how this specific lens draws (it is both sharp and sweet) so I may try to repair it...
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE - Film 09-15-2016
Replies: 14
Views: 2,310
Posted By fer_fdi
Adapter from Frans de Gruijter adjusts the...

Adapter from Frans de Gruijter adjusts the voltage to 1.35V as well as size and is the one that allows the maximum current to pass by.
Some MR-9 will not let pass much current (because they use a...
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE - Film 09-14-2016
Replies: 14
Views: 2,310
Posted By fer_fdi
There is also Frans de Gruijter adapter, very...

There is also Frans de Gruijter adapter, very well made by hand and 5 years warranty.
You then use a current, easy to find, long lasting EPX76 silver-oxide battery,
which, as the original PX625, have...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 09-14-2016
Replies: 211
Views: 26,654
Posted By fer_fdi
It would be very nice but should focus down to...

It would be very nice but should focus down to 70cm and with less vignetting
and not much more expensive than an Orion-15
Forum: Olympus RF 09-14-2016
Replies: 7
Views: 11,020
Posted By fer_fdi
If it can help others: There is also Frans de...

If it can help others:

There is also Frans de Gruijter adapter, very well made by hand.
I recently bought one for my Pen-FT (September 2016)
If he has no stock left he will make some in a couple of...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-13-2016
Replies: 24
Views: 3,990
Posted By fer_fdi
I exposed first roll at ISO 50 by accident (my...

I exposed first roll at ISO 50 by accident (my intention was to use it at ISO 12)
Since I have no experience developing and found a very good B&W lab locally,
I decided to buy a small 8€ Adotech III...
Forum: Half Frames / Subminiatures 09-13-2016
Replies: 31
Views: 11,858
Posted By fer_fdi
From my first roll with the Pen-FT. Truly...

From my first roll with the Pen-FT. Truly delighted!

38/1.8 @1.8 1/500 on Ektar. Frontier SP-3000 scanner:


http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/51586/med_U51586I1473806754.SEQ.1.jpg
Forum: Half Frames / Subminiatures 09-13-2016
Replies: 224
Views: 74,007
Posted By fer_fdi
Truly delighted with the Pen-FT. Just shot first...

Truly delighted with the Pen-FT.
Just shot first roll with it, before the battery adapter arrived.
The adapter I bought is hand made by Frans de Gruijter, I'll use the meter on next roll.
I shot...
Forum: RFF News 09-13-2016
Replies: 47
Views: 14,968
Posted By fer_fdi
Upload it to your gallery and under the EXIF tab...

Upload it to your gallery and under the EXIF tab there is an option to get the link: "Click for Photo URL" Then paste the link where you need to.
Forum: RFF News 09-13-2016
Replies: 47
Views: 14,968
Posted By fer_fdi
nice contest! I was delighted with her earlier...

nice contest!

I was delighted with her earlier photographs, just saw the exhibition in Barcelona a few days ago.
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 09-12-2016
Replies: 301
Views: 75,456
Posted By fer_fdi
Beautifully crisp and great tones! Wow! very...

Beautifully crisp and great tones!





Wow! very sharp and very nice volume!
And beautiful results with Caffenol
Which serial number has your lens? Not all fit Canon 7 or P
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE - Film 09-06-2016
Replies: 11
Views: 2,518
Posted By fer_fdi
time have passed and shot 23 rolls with my...

time have passed and shot 23 rolls with my beloved CLE. Mainly Potra 160, Lomo 100 and TMax 100

I didn't found this (2'' vs 5'' max AE time) to be a problem at all; in situations of very low light...
Forum: Half Frames / Subminiatures 09-05-2016
Replies: 10
Views: 1,954
Posted By fer_fdi
the film counter advanced and went backwards...

the film counter advanced and went backwards randomly while shooting the whole roll.
At the end of the roll it marked 24.

When rewinding the roll all felt and sounded smooth.
I'm processing this...
Forum: Half Frames / Subminiatures 09-02-2016
Replies: 10
Views: 1,954
Posted By fer_fdi
and now the counter is advancing again... no idea...

and now the counter is advancing again... no idea what is happening.

frame 28 and counter marks 12
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 09-01-2016
Replies: 32
Views: 2,998
Posted By fer_fdi
asking specs to a seller I collected data from...

asking specs to a seller I collected data from another lens:

1956, 280gr aprox, A36 front, ltm
Forum: Half Frames / Subminiatures 09-01-2016
Replies: 10
Views: 1,954
Posted By fer_fdi
thanks a lot splitimageview Now I've got what...

thanks a lot splitimageview

Now I've got what seems to be a potential problem :S

I loaded the film. Start shooting. When counter reached "4" it didn't advance any further (I'm in frame 14, I keep...
Forum: Half Frames / Subminiatures 09-01-2016
Replies: 10
Views: 1,954
Posted By fer_fdi
mpaniagua: yes rubbing, thank you zuiko85: thank...

mpaniagua: yes rubbing, thank you

zuiko85: thank you, that is my intuition, but I'm checking in case someone's problems with an FT started like this...


I'm shooting a roll of Ektar with it, let's...
Forum: Half Frames / Subminiatures 09-01-2016
Replies: 10
Views: 1,954
Posted By fer_fdi
gracias, unless I find someone that CLAes film...

gracias,

unless I find someone that CLAes film Pens in Spain (which I doubt), it's too expensive right now to send it away etc... :(


When cocking, it doesn't feel rough, just "d.d.d.d.d.d" instead...
Forum: Half Frames / Subminiatures 09-01-2016
Replies: 10
Views: 1,954
Posted By fer_fdi
Pen FT shutter cock smoothness

Just got an FT in very good condition and would like to know if it's normal that when cocking you feel a sort of soft bumps, regularly spaced. As if when cocking is rubbing against something.

I'm...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 08-28-2016
Replies: 372
Views: 63,078
Posted By fer_fdi
again, beautiful. And those shots show well how...

again, beautiful. And those shots show well how this lens draw, thank you
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 08-27-2016
Replies: 12
Views: 1,914
Posted By fer_fdi
to wear it over the face with a band around the...

to wear it over the face with a band around the head and avoid missing decisive moments?
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-26-2016
Replies: 234
Views: 63,331
Posted By fer_fdi
thank you. Hope you fix it!

thank you. Hope you fix it!
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 08-26-2016
Replies: 12
Views: 1,914
Posted By fer_fdi
the images I like most from digital M cameras are...

the images I like most from digital M cameras are from M8.
If it's similar to that Kodak CCD but "full frame" it could be great.
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 08-26-2016
Replies: 54
Views: 7,148
Posted By fer_fdi
if it is the same lens in X100/S/T I may buy it,...

if it is the same lens in X100/S/T I may buy it, in case it also performs equally well.
I love how it draws on those cameras and I have an X-E1
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-24-2016
Replies: 1,585
Views: 202,526
Posted By fer_fdi
another one: Summicron-C @ f3.3 on Kodak...

another one:

Summicron-C @ f3.3 on Kodak ColorPlus200. CLE.
Lab scan (Frontier SP-3000) Slight crop.


http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/51586/med_U51586I1468968030.SEQ.0.jpg
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 08-24-2016
Replies: 111
Views: 12,022
Posted By fer_fdi
a 45/2 G Planar in M mount is one of my dreamed...

a 45/2 G Planar in M mount is one of my dreamed lenses too...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 08-23-2016
Replies: 17
Views: 2,008
Posted By fer_fdi
thanks a lot Rick! He warns on his website that...

thanks a lot Rick!
He warns on his website that he will not work on lenses.
But thank you anyhow
Forum: Half Frames / Subminiatures 08-22-2016
Replies: 14
Views: 3,369
Posted By fer_fdi
thank you all for your answers. My 25/4 has the...

thank you all for your answers.


My 25/4 has the exposure numbers, the 38/1.8 don't. But I don't see it so complicate to learn...

Which batteries/adapter are you using for accurate metering on the...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-22-2016
Replies: 234
Views: 63,331
Posted By fer_fdi
Thank you Marko. Your M-Rokkor has the serial...

Thank you Marko.

Your M-Rokkor has the serial number in the front or in the body?
Forum: Half Frames / Subminiatures 08-21-2016
Replies: 14
Views: 3,369
Posted By fer_fdi
is the meter on the FT accurate? (Does it worth...

is the meter on the FT accurate? (Does it worth vs an F ? )

I'm considering a Pen camera (I already have 38/1.8 and 25/4 lenses) and thought about the FT because of meter and prism, but if prism is...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 08-20-2016
Replies: 17
Views: 2,008
Posted By fer_fdi
thank's Rick. I meant something I could look...

thank's Rick. I meant something I could look at/do myself.

If it needs to be reassembled correctly it will have to be sent to someone.

A very experienced, kind and helpful gentleman was giving me...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 08-20-2016
Replies: 17
Views: 2,008
Posted By fer_fdi
I removed the shim inside the lens (very easy...

I removed the shim inside the lens (very easy btw, thanks B.) now is a bit better but still no good focusing.
A pity because I love how this lens draw.

Is there anything else I can look at?

Any...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 08-18-2016
Replies: 372
Views: 63,078
Posted By fer_fdi
Giulio, really wonderful pictures with the...

Giulio, really wonderful pictures with the Elmar-M
and with great sharpness and volume
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 08-18-2016
Replies: 32
Views: 2,998
Posted By fer_fdi
yes, great, I didn't know it's extended length...

yes, great, I didn't know it's extended length and it's good to compare it with the others. Thank you.



--> Length / weight data collected so far in post #23...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 08-18-2016
Replies: 32
Views: 2,998
Posted By fer_fdi
thank you! I didn't ask about the collapsible...

thank you! I didn't ask about the collapsible length and weight since it seems to be only one make
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 08-18-2016
Replies: 32
Views: 2,998
Posted By fer_fdi
oops! sorry and thank you

oops! sorry and thank you
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 08-17-2016
Replies: 32
Views: 2,998
Posted By fer_fdi
David, what's it's weight please?

David, what's it's weight please?
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 08-16-2016
Replies: 32
Views: 2,998
Posted By fer_fdi
still confused/amazed by the variation in size...

still confused/amazed by the variation in size and weight... :S



David's 1934: 71.6mm, 271gr (I assume it's black and uncoated)

sred2006's 1953: 73.7mm, 194gr

someone's 1956: ?mm, 280gr aprox,...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 08-16-2016
Replies: 32
Views: 2,998
Posted By fer_fdi
excuse me, that serial no. is from 1952, it is a...

excuse me, that serial no. is from 1952, it is a 3 element and the serial you posted is wrong?
Forum: Fuji X Series 08-02-2016
Replies: 33
Views: 4,505
Posted By fer_fdi
I have fantastic experience and results with my...

I have fantastic experience and results with my X-E1 using legacy lenses.
For M lenses I recommend Hawk's M adapter with close-up helicoid.
It really worth being able to shoot this lenses closer.

I...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-24-2016
Replies: 470
Views: 98,612
Posted By fer_fdi
it draws very nicely!

it draws very nicely!
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 07-24-2016
Replies: 301
Views: 75,456
Posted By fer_fdi
love light and texture on the table Difficult to...

love light and texture on the table
Difficult to scan I guess and to decide for final tones...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 07-24-2016
Replies: 301
Views: 75,456
Posted By fer_fdi
wow, wonderful

wow, wonderful
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 07-23-2016
Replies: 27
Views: 2,981
Posted By fer_fdi
That's what the OP, me, did. got a decent KMZ...

That's what the OP, me, did.
got a decent KMZ copy and reported back my experience.
: )
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 07-23-2016
Replies: 301
Views: 75,456
Posted By fer_fdi
nice! sharp and with great volume! I specially...

nice! sharp and with great volume!
I specially like the 2nd one
Forum: Olympus RF 07-23-2016
Replies: 117
Views: 49,737
Posted By fer_fdi
what a beauty!

what a beauty!
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 07-23-2016
Replies: 111
Views: 12,022
Posted By fer_fdi
that would be fantastic! I'd prefer a 30-60...

that would be fantastic!


I'd prefer a 30-60 f2.8, non-collapsible, size of the 35 ASPH maximum.
Even if I have to guess framing using 28 and 50 lines, but I also dream with adaptive framelines :...
Forum: Olympus RF 07-22-2016
Replies: 117
Views: 49,737
Posted By fer_fdi
- a camera tape cap, with a square of tape...

- a camera tape cap, with a square of tape against the adhesive in front of the meter
- a wide rubber band used vertically (if using a strap it will be kept there hanging)
- instead of the rubber...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 07-21-2016
Replies: 27
Views: 2,981
Posted By fer_fdi
OK I finally got a KMZ Jupiter-12 from 1956 and...

OK I finally got a KMZ Jupiter-12 from 1956 and so far my specimen does not seems to be more flare prone than my LZOS from 1986.

Focus is off and I'm trying to resolve that but not that flare issue...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 07-21-2016
Replies: 235
Views: 63,953
Posted By fer_fdi
and one on Fuji C200 at f5.6 (Frontier...

and one on Fuji C200 at f5.6 (Frontier SP-3000)

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/51586/med_U51586I1469051244.SEQ.0.jpg
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-20-2016
Replies: 234
Views: 63,331
Posted By fer_fdi
Kay, the "just married" balloon one has a...

Kay, the "just married" balloon one has a delightful volume
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-18-2016
Replies: 24
Views: 3,990
Posted By fer_fdi
any advice when taking this film to a lab for...

any advice when taking this film to a lab for developing?

it is better to suggest developers, times, etc?
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 07-18-2016
Replies: 301
Views: 75,456
Posted By fer_fdi
From what I see, the Kiev version yields even...

From what I see, the Kiev version yields even better results
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 07-18-2016
Replies: 301
Views: 75,456
Posted By fer_fdi
one more, I really like how this lens...

one more, I really like how this lens draws!

1956 KMZ Jupiter-12 @f4 on Kodak TMax100. CLE.
Test roll. Lab scan (Frontier SP-3000)...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 07-16-2016
Replies: 235
Views: 63,953
Posted By fer_fdi
a recent shot with my 1955 Jupiter-8: @f2.8 on...

a recent shot with my 1955 Jupiter-8:

@f2.8 on Kodak ColorPlus200. CLE. Lab scan (Frontier SP-3000)

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/51586/med_U51586I1468628017.SEQ.0.jpg
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-15-2016
Replies: 234
Views: 63,331
Posted By fer_fdi
and one more, Summicron-C @ f5.6 on Lomo 100, at...

and one more,

Summicron-C @ f5.6 on Lomo 100, at mfd. CLE
At full size, the wasps nest have phenomenal detail!
Lab scan (Frontier...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 07-12-2016
Replies: 17
Views: 2,008
Posted By fer_fdi
from my experience and what I see and read, black...

from my experience and what I see and read, black ones have no problems usually

but yes there's always the risk that someone opened the lens and reassembled the wrong way and that is very...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 07-12-2016
Replies: 17
Views: 2,008
Posted By fer_fdi
thank you Rick. If that's the case I can not do...

thank you Rick. If that's the case I can not do it myself... : (

in case I need to send it for adjust, any tech recommendation in Europe that it is not expensive?
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 07-12-2016
Replies: 301
Views: 75,456
Posted By fer_fdi
wow! wonderful!

wow! wonderful!
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 07-11-2016
Replies: 301
Views: 75,456
Posted By fer_fdi
a couple more shot on the CLE, 1956 KMZ...

a couple more shot on the CLE,

1956 KMZ Jupiter-12 at f4 on Kodak ColorPlus200, Frontier SP-3000 scanner:

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/51586/med_U51586I1468067987.SEQ.0.jpg...
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE - Film 07-11-2016
Replies: 20
Views: 8,635
Posted By fer_fdi
papaki, watch my 3 Jupiter-12 galleries on...

papaki,

watch my 3 Jupiter-12 galleries on Flickr from many different authors; most of the pictures are from this lens on Leicas (M or ltm)
My 1986 LZOS lens focus perfectly on my CLE with any...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 07-10-2016
Replies: 48
Views: 9,572
Posted By fer_fdi
I love both my KMZ from 56 and my LZOS from 86,...

I love both my KMZ from 56 and my LZOS from 86, very good lenses; special, 3D, sharp, weird, nice imo

your KMZ 59 seems to be a great specimen

yeah a pity it can't be used in some cameras...
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE - Film 07-10-2016
Replies: 20
Views: 8,635
Posted By fer_fdi
sad to read that Kay, my 80s LZOS is great and my...

sad to read that Kay, my 80s LZOS is great
and my 50s KMZ is great too and draws a bit different (the problem is missfocus)
Love this lens from any era and will try to repair the KMZ since it is very...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 07-10-2016
Replies: 17
Views: 2,008
Posted By fer_fdi
thank you, although my problem seems the...

thank you, although my problem seems the opposite, It's good info

a well known wise man told me to look for shims inside. Let's see if I can open the lens without screwing it further... :S


I need...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 07-10-2016
Replies: 17
Views: 2,008
Posted By fer_fdi
This lens draws in a very special way to my...

This lens draws in a very special way to my eyes.
I'll try to open it and see if there are shims inside.
It draws different than my LZOS specimen
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 07-10-2016
Replies: 17
Views: 2,008
Posted By fer_fdi
I'm using a CLE and a good (not chinese noname) M...

I'm using a CLE and a good (not chinese noname) M adapter.
The focus error is large.

My other Jupiter-12 (LZOS 1986) focus spot-on with any adapter, including chinese noname ones.
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 07-09-2016
Replies: 10
Views: 2,359
Posted By fer_fdi
Many Jupiter-12 from mid 70s onwards fit the...

Many Jupiter-12 from mid 70s onwards fit the Canon 7 and P.
When I searched (looking to use one with my digital X-E1) I found J-12s from the following years/serials worked fine on Canon P or...
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE - Film 07-09-2016
Replies: 20
Views: 8,635
Posted By fer_fdi
just got a KMZ Jupiter-12 that draws very nicely...

just got a KMZ Jupiter-12 that draws very nicely but is focusing wrongly.
Any help welcome.
Thread here:
http://www.rangefinderforum.com/foru...d.php?t=156727
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 07-09-2016
Replies: 48
Views: 9,572
Posted By fer_fdi
just got a KMZ Jupiter-12 that draws very nicely...

just got a KMZ Jupiter-12 that draws very nicely but is focusing wrongly.
Any help welcome.
Thread here:
http://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=156727
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 07-09-2016
Replies: 17
Views: 2,008
Posted By fer_fdi
bad focusing Jupiter-12, need help

Hi all,

I recently acquired a 1956 KMZ Jupiter-12 that draws very nicely but it can't focus properly. It consistently focus closer to camera than intended.
At 1 meter the error is about 25 cm, at 5...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 07-09-2016
Replies: 48
Views: 9,572
Posted By fer_fdi
wow css9450, wonderful! Which serial has yours?

wow css9450, wonderful!
Which serial has yours?
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-07-2016
Replies: 234
Views: 63,331
Posted By fer_fdi
a couple recent shots with the...

a couple recent shots with the Summicron-C.

First @ f4 on Ektar (Noritsu scanner):

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/51586/med_U51586I1464635200.SEQ.0.jpg




second @ f5.6 on...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-07-2016
Replies: 97
Views: 18,260
Posted By fer_fdi
one more: 1954 ltm Summaron 35/3.5 @f5.6 on Lomo...

one more: 1954 ltm Summaron 35/3.5 @f5.6 on Lomo 100 (1/500, CLE)

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/51586/med_U51586I1467889805.SEQ.0.jpg

On the original, the detail on the center...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 06-09-2016
Replies: 48
Views: 9,572
Posted By fer_fdi
>I'm not sure you can mount the J12 because the...

>I'm not sure you can mount the J12 because the rear element

Many are using the J-12 on the A7, maybe using specimens from the 80s too.


btw, I made some galleries on Flickr to study this lens...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 06-09-2016
Replies: 48
Views: 9,572
Posted By fer_fdi
I love this lens, both on digital and film. Yes,...

I love this lens, both on digital and film.
Yes, it seems that most black J-12 from 70s and specially 80s fit Canons and some digitals, but from what I see it's is a bit of a lottery.
But from what I...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-03-2016
Replies: 4
Views: 995
Posted By fer_fdi
well I have this picture... not the one I asked...

well I have this picture... not the one I asked about but shows what I said:
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-02-2016
Replies: 4
Views: 995
Posted By fer_fdi
thank you I just found there were some produced...

thank you

I just found there were some produced for the M3 marked like that

It was not the cm instead of mm marking what was confusing, but having together 28mm and 50mm
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-02-2016
Replies: 4
Views: 995
Posted By fer_fdi
"2.8 - 5cm" ltm to M adapter?

Hi all,

I saw there are Leitz-made adapters marked "2.8-5cm"
No other markings apart of the usual "Ernst Leitz GmbH Wetzlar Germany DBP"

Would they correctly call 50mm frame lines?

that marking is...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 05-25-2016
Replies: 235
Views: 63,953
Posted By fer_fdi
one more: 1955 Jupiter-8 at f2.8 with H-4 ND...

one more:

1955 Jupiter-8 at f2.8 with H-4 ND filter (FSU nd filter)
on Portra 160 (shot @100). CLE. Lab scan (Frontier SP-3000)

Maybe the FSU ND filter took away some sharpness, but still very...
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE - Film 05-16-2016
Replies: 23
Views: 5,749
Posted By fer_fdi
the correct hood for Summicron-C is 12518, thread...

the correct hood for Summicron-C is 12518, thread is series 5.5 as 12517 for Elmar-C.
Hood for Rokkor 40/2 must be 40.5mm, not series 5.5!
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 05-09-2016
Replies: 387
Views: 44,946
Posted By fer_fdi
Really beautiful Michael! Which film was...

Really beautiful Michael!

Which film was used?

(btw, it seems the links to Flickr are broken)
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 05-08-2016
Replies: 111
Views: 12,022
Posted By fer_fdi
I'm thinking about this for some time now. It...

I'm thinking about this for some time now.
It needs a sensor on the curtain and a way to compensate that minute flange distance difference.

But I'd be fine with a film camera that can shot...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-05-2016
Replies: 1,585
Views: 202,526
Posted By fer_fdi
Jupiter-12 on Portra 160....

Jupiter-12 on Portra 160. CLE.

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/51586/med_U51586I1458054655.SEQ.0.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-05-2016
Replies: 1,585
Views: 202,526
Posted By fer_fdi
excellent! Which lens?

excellent! Which lens?
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE - Film 05-04-2016
Replies: 20
Views: 8,635
Posted By fer_fdi
New test with no compensation applied on camera...

New test with no compensation applied on camera (1986 LZOS J-12, at f2.8, Lomo 100)

Shot at min. focus distance (1 meter) so it has an implicit "over-exposure" of aprox. +half...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 05-04-2016
Replies: 301
Views: 75,456
Posted By fer_fdi
1986 LZOS Jupiter-12 on Lomo 100....

1986 LZOS Jupiter-12 on Lomo 100....
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 04-27-2016
Replies: 387
Views: 44,946
Posted By fer_fdi
I'd say she is smiling

I'd say she is smiling
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 04-27-2016
Replies: 49
Views: 13,314
Posted By fer_fdi
thank you Erik

thank you Erik
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 04-26-2016
Replies: 49
Views: 13,314
Posted By fer_fdi
now that this thread is resurrected... To any of...

now that this thread is resurrected...

To any of you that used the ltm Ultron and the Skopar and have shot with the new M Ultron:
is the new Ultron more close to the Skopar? I mean, less smooth or...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 04-24-2016
Replies: 622
Views: 145,197
Posted By fer_fdi
wow, wonderful! I'd love to use it! I really miss...

wow, wonderful! I'd love to use it! I really miss shooting it closer than 1m...

The Summitar has lovely OOF at close distances. On my X-E1 digital I use an adapter with helicoid and I can get around...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-24-2016
Replies: 234
Views: 63,331
Posted By fer_fdi
I got a 12518 hood / 14191 cap for a great price...

I got a 12518 hood / 14191 cap for a great price elsewhere (not ePay)
The originals are nice and compact.

I also have a 5.5-39 Heavystar adapter and tried many combinations of hood and filters.
Also...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 04-22-2016
Replies: 235
Views: 63,953
Posted By fer_fdi
A couple more test shots from my Jupiter-8 on a...

A couple more test shots from my Jupiter-8 on a CLE:


@f4 on Lomo 100 (Frontier SP-3000 scanner)

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/51586/med_U51586I1461319236.SEQ.2.jpg



@f2.8...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 04-20-2016
Replies: 21
Views: 2,288
Posted By fer_fdi
sharpness apart, the Summitar draws volume in a...

sharpness apart, the Summitar draws volume in a very special way that I like a lot.

I think this photograph from Djhurley92 is pretty...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 04-20-2016
Replies: 622
Views: 145,197
Posted By fer_fdi
interesting! Would like to read about what was...

interesting! Would like to read about what was used exactly.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 04-20-2016
Replies: 622
Views: 145,197
Posted By fer_fdi
: ) an olive tree and a periscope from a secret...

: ) an olive tree and a periscope from a secret hatch

(no idea either. Looks like an hydrant. Nearby farm. One day I'll ask)

thank you
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 04-19-2016
Replies: 21
Views: 2,288
Posted By fer_fdi
On film, my 1955 Jupiter-8 is very very good,...

On film, my 1955 Jupiter-8 is very very good, much sharper across the frame than my 1949 Summitar and OOF is very smooth.
Summitar is maybe sharper in the center.
The Summitar has a very special...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 04-19-2016
Replies: 111
Views: 12,022
Posted By fer_fdi
28 Elmarit asph, because I doubt I can ever...

28 Elmarit asph, because I doubt I can ever justify it's price... but it is so small, light, sharp and contrasty... I'd love to have one.
There are many options for 35, 40, 50 and 90 but for a 28...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 04-19-2016
Replies: 95
Views: 9,882
Posted By fer_fdi
Pepe, do you live in Spain like me? send me a PM...

Pepe, do you live in Spain like me? send me a PM for film and labs if you like
I just restarted with film but I made my findings and I'd be happy to share them if it can be of any help
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 04-19-2016
Replies: 8
Views: 1,617
Posted By fer_fdi
Very good. Which aperture was used for each...

Very good.
Which aperture was used for each photograph?
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-18-2016
Replies: 234
Views: 63,331
Posted By fer_fdi
Test roll on CLE from a couple of weeks ago...

Test roll on CLE from a couple of weeks ago @f3.3
Portra 160. Vignetting from wrong hood.
Lab scan (Noritsu)


http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/51586/med_U51586I1458054142.SEQ.0.jpg...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-15-2016
Replies: 97
Views: 18,260
Posted By fer_fdi
One more from the same test roll (which is my...

One more from the same test roll (which is my very first b&w roll ever : )
There is a weird mix from lens fall-off wide open, contrasty scanning and yellow filter...

1954 Summaron 35/3.5 @f3.5 with...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 04-14-2016
Replies: 235
Views: 63,953
Posted By fer_fdi
1955 KMZ Jupiter-8 @f2.8 + ЖC-18 yellow...

1955 KMZ Jupiter-8 @f2.8 + ЖC-18 yellow filter,
on FP4+ (shot @ ISO 100), CLE.
Test roll. Lab scan (Noritsu)

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/51586/med_U51586I1460679268.SEQ.1.jpg
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-14-2016
Replies: 45
Views: 7,118
Posted By fer_fdi
Beautiful! which lens?

Beautiful! which lens?
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-13-2016
Replies: 97
Views: 18,260
Posted By fer_fdi
Test roll. 1954 Summaron 35/3.5 @f8 with ЖC-18...

Test roll. 1954 Summaron 35/3.5 @f8 with ЖC-18 yellow filter, FP4+ (shot @ ISO 100), CLE.
Lab scan...
Forum: RFF News 04-13-2016
Replies: 61
Views: 8,654
Posted By fer_fdi
Wonderful. Thanks for sharing. There's still hope...

Wonderful. Thanks for sharing. There's still hope for humans. A little bit, but some at least...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 04-13-2016
Replies: 622
Views: 145,197
Posted By fer_fdi
I use it often on my Fuji X-E1 (APS-C) and works...

I use it often on my Fuji X-E1 (APS-C) and works wonderfully there,
as the Summaron 35/3.5, Jupiter-12, Jupiter-8, Jupiter-11, Canon 50/1.4...

On the A7, from what I see (here, Flickr, etc) 50mm or...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 04-13-2016
Replies: 622
Views: 145,197
Posted By fer_fdi
Test roll, from last week. 1949 Summitar (10...

Test roll, from last week.

1949 Summitar (10 blades, coated) with ЖC-18 yellow filter,
FP4+ (shot @ ISO 100),
on CLE. Lab scan...
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE - Film 04-11-2016
Replies: 23
Views: 5,749
Posted By fer_fdi
Summicron-C + 39mm filter + 12518 hood:...

Summicron-C + 39mm filter + 12518 hood: vignetting?

I ask because you are using the hood with the added extension of the 39mm filter
plus the two unscrewed portions (filter to lens and hood to...
Forum: Lomography 04-06-2016
Replies: 16
Views: 3,194
Posted By fer_fdi
Love it's size. And it's pretty sharp in the...

Love it's size. And it's pretty sharp in the center.
Just I won't pay 350 E for that performance at f2.8
imho it's way overpriced considering performance, but that's me
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE - Film 04-05-2016
Replies: 18
Views: 2,327
Posted By fer_fdi
thank you Roland. I would use it on a CLE... the...

thank you Roland.

I would use it on a CLE... the RF window is above the lens, almost centered above it, so I suspect it will block the RF window.
I'd like confirmation in this regard.
Forum: Help / Feedback forum 04-05-2016
Replies: 16
Views: 1,669
Posted By fer_fdi
for RFF I resize to whatever size/quality to get...

for RFF I resize to whatever size/quality to get close to 250k, but I think the limit is 390k.
I upload to my gallery here and within the EXIF window of the pic click on "Click for Photo URL", copy...
Forum: Lomography 04-05-2016
Replies: 16
Views: 3,194
Posted By fer_fdi
I specially like the draw on second...

I specially like the draw on second picture.

Great for a ~$50 lens! But it's price is 350 Euro. No way (imho)

thanks a lot for sharing
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE - Film 04-05-2016
Replies: 18
Views: 2,327
Posted By fer_fdi
No, I didn't. Trying to find something as...

No, I didn't. Trying to find something as efficient but smaller and lighter.
And if possible usable with other lenses (hence the snap-on and clamp-on options)
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 04-05-2016
Replies: 13
Views: 1,707
Posted By fer_fdi
thank you, useful info, I'm trying to find...

thank you, useful info, I'm trying to find alternatives and FISON dimensions are a good guide.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 04-05-2016
Replies: 13
Views: 1,707
Posted By fer_fdi
So, the FISON hood can be used on a Summaron...

So, the FISON hood can be used on a Summaron 35/3.5 without vignetting?


(note the Elmar 35 front element is smaller than the front element of Summaron 35/3.5,
so the hood can be deeper for the...
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE - Film 04-04-2016
Replies: 18
Views: 2,327
Posted By fer_fdi
it seems that Canon S-42 hood works fine (see...

it seems that Canon S-42 hood works fine (see link)
I wonder about it's efficiency but no vignetting

https://flic.kr/p/s7H4vg



David, did you find and tried the plastic FSU hood on the Summitar?
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE - Film 04-04-2016
Replies: 27
Views: 4,166
Posted By fer_fdi
:D ok thanks

:D ok thanks
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-31-2016
Replies: 97
Views: 18,260
Posted By fer_fdi
beautiful!

beautiful!
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE - Film 03-28-2016
Replies: 25
Views: 7,493
Posted By fer_fdi
( Ricoh GR 28 ) by using an LTM to M adapter...

( Ricoh GR 28 )



by using an LTM to M adapter for a 35mm lens, you mean?
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE - Film 03-28-2016
Replies: 25
Views: 7,493
Posted By fer_fdi
To anyone using the M-Hexanon 28 on the CLE: Is...

To anyone using the M-Hexanon 28 on the CLE:

Is there a different hood option for this lens when mounted on a CLE ???

I ask because of possible RF window blocking issues when using the original...
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE - Film 03-28-2016
Replies: 25
Views: 6,287
Posted By fer_fdi
To anyone using the M-Hexanon 28 on the...

To anyone using the M-Hexanon 28 on the CLE:

Does the hood block the rangefinder window above the lens?
I see some complaining about this but some using this lens on the CLE anyway...

I like to use...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-27-2016
Replies: 45
Views: 7,118
Posted By fer_fdi
wonderful! love Caffenol! hope to try soon and...

wonderful!
love Caffenol! hope to try soon and develop a couple of rolls that way
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE - Film 03-27-2016
Replies: 16
Views: 2,808
Posted By fer_fdi
~ update ~ Got a "5cm M-3 ADAPTER JAPAN" adapter...

~ update ~

Got a "5cm M-3 ADAPTER JAPAN" adapter (see image) and now the Summaron 35/3.5 is coupled all the way down to it's min. focus distance on the CLE !

So, problem solved, BUT:
the cutout of...
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE - Film 03-27-2016
Replies: 27
Views: 4,166
Posted By fer_fdi
Thank you. I found the actual picture on your...

Thank you. I found the actual picture on your Flickr and it is described as a Summitar shot...
https://flic.kr/p/AnpkNw

So, it was shot with a Summaron 35/3.5 then?
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 03-27-2016
Replies: 156
Views: 53,328
Posted By fer_fdi
I like this one too, surprised by the DOF and...

I like this one too, surprised by the DOF and sharpness, it doesn't look like a 18/2! amazing.

Many superb examples with this small jewel!


I love mine, I'll post some when I can
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