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Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 03-12-2018
Replies: 34
Views: 1,837
Posted By user237428934
Ok. Leica is not known for a high quality...

Ok. Leica is not known for a high quality jpg-engine. And they are not known for a good white-balance either (except for the really new cameras) and this also influences the colour.

What you see...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 03-12-2018
Replies: 34
Views: 1,837
Posted By user237428934
What do mean? Do you use jpg out of camera?

What do mean? Do you use jpg out of camera?
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 02-28-2018
Replies: 138
Views: 13,193
Posted By user237428934
I had an M10 for one weekend and it is of course...

I had an M10 for one weekend and it is of course a very nice camera. But the improvement to my M240 is so marginal, it's just not worth it (for me). I especially hoped for a better viewing experience...
Forum: Travel 02-26-2018
Replies: 22
Views: 2,566
Posted By user237428934
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Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 02-15-2018
Replies: 10
Views: 1,130
Posted By user237428934
We as Europeans have the choice between plague...

We as Europeans have the choice between plague and cholera: being spied by US "intelligence" or being spied by chinese "intelligence". I have a Huawei phone, not because of the Leica camera but...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 02-15-2018
Replies: 10
Views: 1,130
Posted By user237428934
Leica still does not offer a smartphone or did...

Leica still does not offer a smartphone or did you find a smartphone on the Leica website in the products category? Huawei offers it as "Co-Engineered with Leica" which is exactly what they did.
Forum: Travel 02-06-2018
Replies: 22
Views: 2,566
Posted By user237428934
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Forum: Travel 02-03-2018
Replies: 22
Views: 2,566
Posted By user237428934
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Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 02-03-2018
Replies: 27
Views: 2,890
Posted By user237428934
I bought mine used in April 2016 for 3600 EUR and...

I bought mine used in April 2016 for 3600 EUR and I'd get 2800-2900 EUR for it now if I sold it. I expected the used prices to go down slightly more because of the M10 but they didn't.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 01-21-2018
Replies: 65
Views: 3,583
Posted By user237428934
Then probably an option should be added "Sensor...

Then probably an option should be added "Sensor still without problem". There are plenty of those out there.
Forum: Travel 01-15-2018
Replies: 22
Views: 2,566
Posted By user237428934
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Forum: Travel 01-15-2018
Replies: 22
Views: 2,566
Posted By user237428934
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Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 01-07-2018
Replies: 4
Views: 1,259
Posted By user237428934
Link worked for me (germany). I like the topics...

Link worked for me (germany). I like the topics that Jonas Bendiksen photographs. Watched the first episode and it was very interesting.
Thanks for posting.
Forum: Travel 01-03-2018
Replies: 22
Views: 2,566
Posted By user237428934
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Forum: Travel 12-28-2017
Replies: 22
Views: 2,566
Posted By user237428934
Bilbao Photo Meeting - Apr. 28./29

The last RFF Euromeet was in Trieste 2016 where a small group (Janko, Vinh, a guest and I) met and we had a lot of fun. This year no Euromeet took place.

Now Janko, Vinh and I put our heads together...
Forum: Photo Software 07-17-2017
Replies: 59
Views: 7,572
Posted By user237428934
Of course they are standalone programs. On Mac...

Of course they are standalone programs. On Mac and Windows.
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-08-2017
Replies: 152
Views: 5,277
Posted By user237428934
My assumption is that most users of this service...

My assumption is that most users of this service are not affected by this change simply because they don't link their photos outside of this service. If they want someone to look at their photos,...
Forum: Photo Software 06-26-2017
Replies: 105
Views: 8,745
Posted By user237428934
I think Google was only interested in the U-Point...

I think Google was only interested in the U-Point technology that was part of the Nik tools and was patented. It's an essential part of all tools so making the software open source is kind of a...
Forum: Photo Software 06-26-2017
Replies: 105
Views: 8,745
Posted By user237428934
I don't know how people come to the conclusion...

I don't know how people come to the conclusion that they have the right to claim unlimited maintenance of a software. No software company has to offer that. As long as they don't actively shut down...
Forum: Simon Says -- SimonSawSunlight Photo Technique 06-22-2017
Replies: 18
Views: 5,667
Posted By user237428934
Hi Simon, a couple of days ago I saw the...

Hi Simon,

a couple of days ago I saw the otherland book review on jch. Glad that I got a copy. :)

Hope to see some content again.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 06-12-2017
Replies: 623
Views: 143,743
Posted By user237428934
https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4253/35228368256_ba5...

https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4253/35228368256_ba5c5e7e34_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/VF1AxA)
Industry architecture (https://flic.kr/p/VF1AxA) by tom.w.bn (https://www.flickr.com/photos/tom_w_bn/), auf...
Forum: Fuji Digital General Discussion 06-06-2017
Replies: 53
Views: 4,552
Posted By user237428934
There is no single look for any film. I'm sure in...

There is no single look for any film. I'm sure in the Fuji labs they have some reference recipes for developing and printing but that's not relevant for the world outside of the fuji labs. Look at a...
Forum: Fuji Digital General Discussion 06-05-2017
Replies: 53
Views: 4,552
Posted By user237428934
Of course I do, if the conclusion is so...

Of course I do, if the conclusion is so wrong.

The guy compared three in-camera bw settings with the LR Acros preset. If the conclusion was: "I like the in-camera Acros setting best", that would be...
Forum: Fuji Digital General Discussion 06-04-2017
Replies: 53
Views: 4,552
Posted By user237428934
Seriously? Waste of time reading this.

Seriously? Waste of time reading this.
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-01-2017
Replies: 20
Views: 1,688
Posted By user237428934
Inspiration for the...

Inspiration for the eclipse?

https://www.redbull.com/gb-en/danny-macaskill-eclipse-jump
behind the scenes video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j_GvzLXPiOQ
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-30-2017
Replies: 4
Views: 587
Posted By user237428934
Fixer is cheap. I don't develop a lot of film so...

Fixer is cheap. I don't develop a lot of film so I mix new fixer for every batch of film. Made the mistake once, had to refix, scratched the film doing this.

If your fixer was depleted, the...
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 05-28-2017
Replies: 19
Views: 2,379
Posted By user237428934
It misses 1 out of 8 shots? So 7 out of 8 are...

It misses 1 out of 8 shots? So 7 out of 8 are perfect? That's an incredible performance I think. Especially for that not really perfect AF in that camera.
Forum: Travel 05-22-2017
Replies: 7
Views: 862
Posted By user237428934
No RFF Euromeet 2017? There is a simple reason...

No RFF Euromeet 2017? There is a simple reason for that: because no one organized it this year.

2012 in Istanbul was great and 2013 in Prague was super nice.

The „downfall“ of the Euromeet began...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 05-07-2017
Replies: 84
Views: 4,531
Posted By user237428934
I started taking photos in the time before...

I started taking photos in the time before digital cameras. I learned nothing there. Feedback from taking the photo to the final image was so slow. No information about the settings available...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-06-2017
Replies: 323
Views: 26,051
Posted By user237428934
First Fuji X100 (early version). What an...

First Fuji X100 (early version). What an unfinished, unresponsive and unreliable camera that was. The first software update made it slightly better but still nothing to keep.
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 05-06-2017
Replies: 27
Views: 3,421
Posted By user237428934
I played with this Raw+Software while I had the...

I played with this Raw+Software while I had the M8 back then and did some intense pixel peeping. I couldn't find a single photo of the comparison shots that I did with different ISO settings that...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-16-2017
Replies: 141
Views: 12,879
Posted By user237428934
I don't know why people try this shop when it's...

I don't know why people try this shop when it's 99% clear that they will never get what they ordered... You have to track the order and not forget it to get your refund later....

I just ordered...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 04-15-2017
Replies: 9
Views: 1,708
Posted By user237428934
If you like the colour cast then it's perfectly...

If you like the colour cast then it's perfectly ok, looks a bit brownish / vintage. The main difference between the colour rendition of your M8 and M9 images on your website is the lack of the IR cut...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 04-14-2017
Replies: 9
Views: 1,708
Posted By user237428934
No. .... ....

No. .... ....
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 04-13-2017
Replies: 58
Views: 5,360
Posted By user237428934
Some people travel to Munich to pick up their BMW...

Some people travel to Munich to pick up their BMW personally. Why not travel to Wetzlar to pick up the camera you really want.
You don't seem to be the guy who changes his mind rapidly so I wish you...
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 04-04-2017
Replies: 10
Views: 1,196
Posted By user237428934
Strange. When I click this ebay link I end on a...

Strange. When I click this ebay link I end on a website on a host named www.viglink.com (http://www.viglink.com) with a shop that shows Leica cameras.....
Forum: Digital M Reported Problems - all Models 03-27-2017
Replies: 41
Views: 9,004
Posted By user237428934
Why that? The format-procedure stated above is...

Why that? The format-procedure stated above is for the super cautious people and that's not me.
I always format a card in the camera and never had a problem with M8, M9 and M240 in recent years. I...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 03-25-2017
Replies: 247
Views: 20,260
Posted By user237428934
A year ago used prices for a M240 in good...

A year ago used prices for a M240 in good condition was around 3500-3600 EUR. Now its 3300-3400 EUR. I agree, the M10 completely destroyed the used market :D
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 03-13-2017
Replies: 20
Views: 4,132
Posted By user237428934
I know you have one, I think you posted some...

I know you have one, I think you posted some photos here already. I have the Planar and Biogon already and maybe it's better to stick with the Zeiss look.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 03-13-2017
Replies: 20
Views: 4,132
Posted By user237428934
There are some on ebay that are cheaper than the...

There are some on ebay that are cheaper than the retail price but they are all from Hong Kong.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 03-11-2017
Replies: 20
Views: 4,132
Posted By user237428934
Interesting thought but I have the biogon 35...

Interesting thought but I have the biogon 35 already. 1.7 is too close to f2. I want the full stop of more light and less depth of field.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 03-11-2017
Replies: 20
Views: 4,132
Posted By user237428934
Thanks Michael. The size is no issue for me.

Thanks Michael. The size is no issue for me.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 03-11-2017
Replies: 20
Views: 4,132
Posted By user237428934
ZM Distagon 1.4/35 vs. Voigtlaender 1.2/35 II

I want to have a faster 35. Summilux is no option, just too expensive. I like what I've seen from the ZM Distagon but that's still 2000 EUR and no used ones on ebay Germany.

So what's about the...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-08-2017
Replies: 160
Views: 8,116
Posted By user237428934
So you say when a bunch of hobby snappist post...

So you say when a bunch of hobby snappist post photos of homeless on a website this might ease the situation of homeless people?

Your statement get's a place on the list of the most ridiculous...
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-06-2017
Replies: 27
Views: 1,848
Posted By user237428934
This might be good to get a rough understanding...

This might be good to get a rough understanding of a text in foreign language. I would not want to rely on such an translation when it's about monetary consequences e.g. I don't get a refund because...
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 02-28-2017
Replies: 24
Views: 2,300
Posted By user237428934
Changing the cropping in post processing is not...

Changing the cropping in post processing is not perfect all the time. If I have a 4:3 frame in the viewfinder and take a picture, then it's not guaranteed that in postprocessing I can crop to 3:2 and...
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 02-28-2017
Replies: 24
Views: 2,300
Posted By user237428934
The problem with LR is, that it respects the...

The problem with LR is, that it respects the camera settings strictly. If I set the ratio to 3:2 in my LX100 (with multi aspect sensor where 3:2 does not use the full width of the sensor), then I...
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 02-26-2017
Replies: 24
Views: 2,300
Posted By user237428934
Not absolutely true. There are cameras that apply...

Not absolutely true. There are cameras that apply changes before writing the raw file. Corner correction depending on the lens in Leica M is an example.
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 02-19-2017
Replies: 138
Views: 13,193
Posted By user237428934
The english you use is too complex for me.

The english you use is too complex for me.
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 02-19-2017
Replies: 138
Views: 13,193
Posted By user237428934
Then your sentence doesn't make any sense at all...

Then your sentence doesn't make any sense at all to me. Maybe just a foreign language thing. Btw. I didn't understand your sentence above either. "what with rampant mansplaining and all".... is this...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 02-18-2017
Replies: 138
Views: 13,193
Posted By user237428934
When I hold my 240, then I already have a Leica M...

When I hold my 240, then I already have a Leica M in my hand. I suppose you wanted to say "a film Leica M" ? For me the difference of the M10 and 240 in size is not relevant.
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 02-18-2017
Replies: 17
Views: 3,333
Posted By user237428934
I made extensive tests with Rangefinder vs. EFV...

I made extensive tests with Rangefinder vs. EFV focussing. Used the Summarit 75 at 2.5 at close focus and medium distance. Same object was photographed several times with Rangefinder and then with...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-18-2017
Replies: 33
Views: 1,552
Posted By user237428934
I'd take an adjustable strap. As this camera is...

I'd take an adjustable strap. As this camera is useless, I could display it on the wall in the proper position with an adjustable strap.
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 02-17-2017
Replies: 15
Views: 1,476
Posted By user237428934
Setting the aperture on the lens is a...

Setting the aperture on the lens is a straightforward thing to do but I don't think it's the most ergonomic way to do it. For ergonomics it's important that you can set the aperture in every...
Forum: Nikon Historical Society 02-17-2017
Replies: 152
Views: 14,180
Posted By user237428934
I highlighted the only sentence that makes sense...

I highlighted the only sentence that makes sense to me.
My 2 cents
Forum: Leica SL 02-17-2017
Replies: 7
Views: 1,383
Posted By user237428934
Sports with 50mm and manual focus..... very good...

Sports with 50mm and manual focus..... very good work.
Forum: Nikon Historical Society 02-15-2017
Replies: 152
Views: 14,180
Posted By user237428934
Build it for 7000 EUR per unit and sell it for...

Build it for 7000 EUR per unit and sell it for 6000 EUR per unit. Sounds like a clever business plan.
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 02-15-2017
Replies: 132
Views: 10,279
Posted By user237428934
I really wanted to repeat the first words of the...

I really wanted to repeat the first words of the post I responded to. :rolleyes:
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 02-15-2017
Replies: 132
Views: 10,279
Posted By user237428934
A kid with a dream who goes by the name of Mark...

A kid with a dream who goes by the name of Mark Zuckerberg is on his way to rule the world. Maybe we should leave age out of this. :cool:
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 02-15-2017
Replies: 132
Views: 10,279
Posted By user237428934
Fuji improved these cameras in tiny steps with...

Fuji improved these cameras in tiny steps with new software from an almost defunct product to a somewhat usable product in a period of 12-18 months when I remember right. The amazing thing is, that...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 02-14-2017
Replies: 132
Views: 10,279
Posted By user237428934
The negativity in your post towards Leica is...

The negativity in your post towards Leica is astounding. Especially because you criticize the negativity of other people here.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 02-14-2017
Replies: 18
Views: 1,700
Posted By user237428934
I found the M8 files incredibly hard to work...

I found the M8 files incredibly hard to work with. To get from the M8 raw conversion to my desired colours was sometimes really complicated (with IR cut filters). Without IR cut filters it was almost...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-12-2017
Replies: 43
Views: 2,747
Posted By user237428934
Thanks for the links. Some interesting photos.

Thanks for the links. Some interesting photos.
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-12-2017
Replies: 43
Views: 2,747
Posted By user237428934
I looked up this guy and the thing with the...

I looked up this guy and the thing with the moving animals seems to be his favorite topic.

If the image you posted was a one time lucky shot of someone, then there was probably not much to...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-12-2017
Replies: 43
Views: 2,747
Posted By user237428934
Especially in wildlife and nature/landscape a...

Especially in wildlife and nature/landscape a good photo requires good content PLUS very good technical image quality.

Other genres are more forgiving regarding technical image quality.
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 02-12-2017
Replies: 28
Views: 3,183
Posted By user237428934
Do it. German export oriented economy needs your...

Do it. German export oriented economy needs your money.

I'm a low iso shooter and enjoy the fantastic dynamic range of the 240 at base iso. From the samples of the M10 I downloaded it seems, that...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-03-2017
Replies: 92
Views: 7,833
Posted By user237428934
I'm amazed every time you post this, what details...

I'm amazed every time you post this, what details you find in those meagre figures. There are shi**y low end DSLRs in the DSLR segment and there is high end stuff all together in the same figure.
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-03-2017
Replies: 92
Views: 7,833
Posted By user237428934
This is so funny. We are a forum for highend...

This is so funny. We are a forum for highend equipment or strange cameras, nothing mainstream. And every year we descuss the downturn of shi**y low end cameras and a shift to shi**y phone cameras. I...
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 02-03-2017
Replies: 25
Views: 3,215
Posted By user237428934
The Makina is on my very short list of cameras I...

The Makina is on my very short list of cameras I want to have. So if you are not sure if the camera is a reliable travel companion, I offer you my help as a tester. Just give me the camera for a year...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-03-2017
Replies: 92
Views: 7,833
Posted By user237428934
Look at the new Canon 5D IV. The III was at...

Look at the new Canon 5D IV. The III was at almost 3000 EUR when it came out. The IV is just over 4000 EUR and people buy it like crazy.
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 02-01-2017
Replies: 30
Views: 2,837
Posted By user237428934
If you look at his vita then he changed position...

If you look at his vita then he changed position or job every 2-3 years. Some people are always on the move.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 01-30-2017
Replies: 53
Views: 3,599
Posted By user237428934
The dispute thing does not work all the time....

The dispute thing does not work all the time. There are enough cases - at least here in Germany - where the buyer was not able to return the item and get the money back.

When I buy at a shop I...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 01-30-2017
Replies: 53
Views: 3,599
Posted By user237428934
The fact, that people don't read is clearly...

The fact, that people don't read is clearly visible in this thread. It seems some people think, the shop made this to sell it.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 01-30-2017
Replies: 53
Views: 3,599
Posted By user237428934
The prices of this shop are normally more in...

The prices of this shop are normally more in upper region so I think, the optical state is already calculated in the 2300 EUR. They don't have a normal black one in the shop but I assume it would be...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 01-30-2017
Replies: 629
Views: 49,397
Posted By user237428934
You are absolutely right. It's a weakness in...

You are absolutely right. It's a weakness in design. If they made the camera bigger and added more cooling elements then they'd be able to control sensor heat better. You can see this in the...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 01-29-2017
Replies: 53
Views: 3,599
Posted By user237428934
I wonder what the person bought, that cashed it...

I wonder what the person bought, that cashed it in at the Leica shop. Maybe a M10? Imagine what this M10 will look like soon.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 01-29-2017
Replies: 53
Views: 3,599
Posted By user237428934
It's from THE leica shop in vienna. You may not...

It's from THE leica shop in vienna. You may not like it but you will definitely get a camera in good working condition.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 01-28-2017
Replies: 16
Views: 1,567
Posted By user237428934
Had an M9 for two years. Never heard such a thing.

Had an M9 for two years. Never heard such a thing.
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 01-27-2017
Replies: 629
Views: 49,397
Posted By user237428934
Sure, if you like a pimp-watch :)

Sure, if you like a pimp-watch :)
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-24-2017
Replies: 19
Views: 1,180
Posted By user237428934
This means if you used the old Fuji X100 long...

This means if you used the old Fuji X100 long enough and then switch to a modern DSLR, you have the perception that you took the photo before you pressed the shutter button? Cool.
Forum: Fuji Digital General Discussion 01-23-2017
Replies: 148
Views: 16,871
Posted By user237428934
In theory I'm covered. There is no way that I'd...

In theory I'm covered. There is no way that I'd spend that money for a new camera. Let's see if there will be some used ones next year and at what price.
Forum: Fuji Digital General Discussion 01-23-2017
Replies: 148
Views: 16,871
Posted By user237428934
On a fullframe camera I use 18mm quite often....

On a fullframe camera I use 18mm quite often. What focal length would it be for the sensor of the GFX to cover that field of view?
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 01-22-2017
Replies: 28
Views: 5,015
Posted By user237428934
Bummer, didn't notice that. Not much sense to...

Bummer, didn't notice that. Not much sense to look at these. They should have posted tif or jpg to make it clear that they publish modifed "raws".

When you open a DNG with a standard dng profile you...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 01-22-2017
Replies: 24
Views: 3,235
Posted By user237428934
I like the plastic lens hoods of the Elmarit-M 28...

I like the plastic lens hoods of the Elmarit-M 28 or Summicron 35. They really do the job. Compared to that the metal hood for 35 or 50 is not very effective.

I use a 49mm 10 stop ND filter with a...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 01-22-2017
Replies: 629
Views: 49,397
Posted By user237428934
I downloaded the M10 raw files from the Leica...

I downloaded the M10 raw files from the Leica homepage and tweaked them a bit in Capture One. I applied several Leica colour profiles, the M240 profile didn't look good, SL and Q were ok. There was...
Forum: Photo Software 01-22-2017
Replies: 12
Views: 1,354
Posted By user237428934
Software like Capture One or Lightroom needs some...

Software like Capture One or Lightroom needs some learning and require a certain workflow. If you want a workflow like

- open a file from the explorer
- tweak the image
- save as a tif or jpg file...
Forum: Photo Software 01-22-2017
Replies: 12
Views: 1,354
Posted By user237428934
Is this thread just for ranting or do want some...

Is this thread just for ranting or do want some help?

In contrast what you wrote in your first post, there is support and help available. Phase One has lot's of information on their website (FAQs,...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 01-22-2017
Replies: 28
Views: 5,015
Posted By user237428934
When I open one of those M10 raw files from the...

When I open one of those M10 raw files from the Leica website in Capture One then I can open the file but the colours look flat and boring because there is no M10 profile in the software. So Capture...
Forum: Photo Software 01-22-2017
Replies: 12
Views: 1,354
Posted By user237428934
Credit card payment? You bought the software...

Credit card payment? You bought the software without testing it before? That is really strange.
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 01-21-2017
Replies: 629
Views: 49,397
Posted By user237428934
WiFi is the modern form of a usb port and both...

WiFi is the modern form of a usb port and both are far away from 1960 theme.
No one needs a usb port today except for some who shoot tethered with a cable in the studio and transfer lots of data but...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 01-21-2017
Replies: 629
Views: 49,397
Posted By user237428934
I agree that a good evaluation needs some time. I...

I agree that a good evaluation needs some time. I borrowed a Fuji Xpro 2 for a weekend, it felt good and I bought it some days after. After two weeks I discovered some things I could not live with in...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 01-21-2017
Replies: 24
Views: 3,235
Posted By user237428934
I have a Planar 50 and a Biogon 35. Both lenses...

I have a Planar 50 and a Biogon 35. Both lenses worked great on M8, M9 and work great on M240. What I don't like is the absence of a useful lens hood, no coding, the bigger size compared to the Leica...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 01-21-2017
Replies: 24
Views: 3,235
Posted By user237428934
I assume that the amount of M8, M9, M240 (and...

I assume that the amount of M8, M9, M240 (and variation) and SL cameras in total today is more than the M10 will ever sell. On all these cameras the Zeiss lenses can be used and suddenly with an M10...
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-20-2017
Replies: 28
Views: 1,872
Posted By user237428934
If Amazon and ebay are your only ways to buy...

If Amazon and ebay are your only ways to buy online then
- you limit the stuff you can buy
- you don't always get the best price
- you are directed to items in other countries with crazy transport...
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-20-2017
Replies: 28
Views: 1,872
Posted By user237428934
Of course you find enough shops to buy these...

Of course you find enough shops to buy these filters in the EU.
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 01-19-2017
Replies: 629
Views: 49,397
Posted By user237428934
Some people in Germany always think this way but...

Some people in Germany always think this way but the US price does not contain tax and the German price always contains 19% value added tax. It's only cheaper if one gets the US tax refund and...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 01-19-2017
Replies: 629
Views: 49,397
Posted By user237428934
Leica was and is on its own track so I personally...

Leica was and is on its own track so I personally don't see behind what curve they are.

Electronic shutter... you mean that thing that is used to reduce shutter shock and that may produces nice...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 01-18-2017
Replies: 5
Views: 884
Posted By user237428934
You still have to set the time again manually.

You still have to set the time again manually.
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 01-18-2017
Replies: 5
Views: 884
Posted By user237428934
Battery leakage with a Li-Ion battery? Is there...

Battery leakage with a Li-Ion battery? Is there one single reported case in the last couple of years?
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 01-18-2017
Replies: 629
Views: 49,397
Posted By user237428934
That "Cheaper" in bold letters is funny. In...

That "Cheaper" in bold letters is funny. In Germany the M10 is 20 EUR less than the M240, so it's not really cheaper at all. Only our silly mind makes us think it's so much cheaper because we...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 01-18-2017
Replies: 629
Views: 49,397
Posted By user237428934
When I'm honest, then there is nothing really...

When I'm honest, then there is nothing really that much better in the M10 compared to the 240, just some refinements. When even the image quality is not significantly better, I'll stick with the 240...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 01-18-2017
Replies: 629
Views: 49,397
Posted By user237428934
You mean that button on the front, next to the...

You mean that button on the front, next to the lens release button? That's a combo button for focus magnification and exposure compensation (at least on the M240). I configured my M240 this way that...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 01-17-2017
Replies: 629
Views: 49,397
Posted By user237428934
Maybe yes. But the invest is now in one piece and...

Maybe yes. But the invest is now in one piece and the work has to be done upfront. We don't know what lead to the decision, leaving video away.
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 01-17-2017
Replies: 88
Views: 12,020
Posted By user237428934
It doesn't have to really work. As long as it's...

It doesn't have to really work. As long as it's retro enough, people will buy (or upgrade).

Manual focus with X100 models is slower compared to a real rangefinder mechanism. They sell a retro...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 01-17-2017
Replies: 629
Views: 49,397
Posted By user237428934
Adding video doesn't come for free, you need a...

Adding video doesn't come for free, you need a lot of functions and software code in the firmware. Maybe 90% of that can be copied from existing code (probably from the SL) but you have to rework on...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 01-14-2017
Replies: 629
Views: 49,397
Posted By user237428934
Where do you see a movie button?

Where do you see a movie button?
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 01-13-2017
Replies: 7
Views: 4,681
Posted By user237428934
For me focussing with a tele lens is quite...

For me focussing with a tele lens is quite difficult. In 90% I need to switch to 5x or 10x magnification to even see the peeking effect. At this magnification in combination with the tele focal...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 01-12-2017
Replies: 629
Views: 49,397
Posted By user237428934
I like the button layout of the M240 and I also...

I like the button layout of the M240 and I also like the flexible buttons of Leica S/SL. I don't want a touchscreen only.

The more I look at the images of the M10 the more I dislike the square...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 01-11-2017
Replies: 629
Views: 49,397
Posted By user237428934
for whatever reason he did that......

for whatever reason he did that......
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 01-11-2017
Replies: 629
Views: 49,397
Posted By user237428934
I use the self timer quite often from the tripod....

I use the self timer quite often from the tripod. Switching to self timer was very easy with the digital Leicas. If they put this in the menu only, then it's ok, as long as they don't copy the stupid...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 01-11-2017
Replies: 629
Views: 49,397
Posted By user237428934
I have no proof but I think that parts of the bad...

I have no proof but I think that parts of the bad reputation of the Canon sensors for handling shadows comes from a massive use of ETTR. Problem is, that the camera has a jpg histogram. I tested it...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 01-11-2017
Replies: 629
Views: 49,397
Posted By user237428934
Sorry, to me that's not a smart advice as a...

Sorry, to me that's not a smart advice as a general rule for every photo. If you expose for the bright lights you force everything into the shadows and give away latitude on the highlights. As a side...
Forum: Fuji Digital General Discussion 01-08-2017
Replies: 10
Views: 5,377
Posted By user237428934
In you first post the snow photo looks a bit...

In you first post the snow photo looks a bit better with Iridient, more details in the snow. To me the coast photo is unusable in both version because of the blurry green trees. No Iridient can...
Forum: RFF News 01-03-2017
Replies: 33
Views: 4,384
Posted By user237428934
hit - Canon 5D IV miss - YI M1

hit - Canon 5D IV
miss - YI M1
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-02-2017
Replies: 33
Views: 1,602
Posted By user237428934
Johann, why not give the TO the chance to get...

Johann, why not give the TO the chance to get this package? If he does not want it, you can make it open? There are so many here who already have dev equipment. Just an idea.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-02-2017
Replies: 33
Views: 1,602
Posted By user237428934
If you have a wrist watch with illuminated...

If you have a wrist watch with illuminated hands... take it off before you put the film on the reel. Don't forget to remove a smartphone. Imagine you get a call or a message while it should be dark.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-02-2017
Replies: 33
Views: 1,602
Posted By user237428934
For me a changing bag is awful to handle. Tried...

For me a changing bag is awful to handle. Tried it once and badly scatched the film in there.
I can close my bathroom window and door in 2 Minutes in a way that it's light tight so even after 5...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 01-01-2017
Replies: 75
Views: 4,794
Posted By user237428934
The only company where we can try to compare...

The only company where we can try to compare things is Zeiss if I'm correct. They build the manual focus ZM lenses for Leica M-Mount and manual focus (D)SLR lenses. I think the only lens in their...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 01-01-2017
Replies: 75
Views: 4,794
Posted By user237428934
When you say first batch do you mean the first...

When you say first batch do you mean the first 15mm an such?

I don't think you are correct then. Look at the progress the 15mm made over the years. Finally you can use it on a digital body without...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 01-01-2017
Replies: 629
Views: 49,397
Posted By user237428934
You don't need big enlargement to benefit from a...

You don't need big enlargement to benefit from a high resolution. When I walk in the mountains my longest lens is normally a 50mm or the 75mm. I normally need 6-8MP for printing so I have lot's of...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 01-01-2017
Replies: 629
Views: 49,397
Posted By user237428934
Technically speaking you may be right but for...

Technically speaking you may be right but for normal guys like me it's the sensor. I even say "I'm cleaning the sensor" and not "I'm cleaning the schott BG55 0.8 covergalss in front of the sensor".
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 01-01-2017
Replies: 75
Views: 4,794
Posted By user237428934
I admit that I like your funny comments. :) If...

I admit that I like your funny comments. :)

If you really had the 50L and could easily replace it with a modern 1.8/50 then your purchase initially was a mistake. The 50L is the only character lens...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 12-31-2016
Replies: 75
Views: 4,794
Posted By user237428934
Hm. If you think the Canon L lenses are cheaply...

Hm. If you think the Canon L lenses are cheaply built, then you have not handled the highly praised Fuji X lenses.
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 12-27-2016
Replies: 829
Views: 87,855
Posted By user237428934
There is a distinction between guarantee and...

There is a distinction between guarantee and guaranty, look it up on the internet. But I'm a bit alienated by the language discussion here. A huge part of the forum is the group speaking EFL (english...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 12-27-2016
Replies: 829
Views: 87,855
Posted By user237428934
Sensor cleaning would be really nice. Jaap wrote...

Sensor cleaning would be really nice. Jaap wrote in another thread that this would make the camera a bit thicker because the cleaning adds some milimeters to the sensor stack. The question is, do...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 12-27-2016
Replies: 829
Views: 87,855
Posted By user237428934
It's dentist, not laywer. If you want to be...

It's dentist, not laywer. If you want to be accepted by the other guys of the leica haters league you have to use the carefuully prepared arguments correctly.
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 12-26-2016
Replies: 829
Views: 87,855
Posted By user237428934
You are not alone. You posted information about...

You are not alone. You posted information about special models of other camera makers and the answers of the tunalegs member are really difficult to understand.
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 12-26-2016
Replies: 38
Views: 4,400
Posted By user237428934
Funny discussion about a news phtos that is...

Funny discussion about a news phtos that is already forgotten because the news event it shows, is already forgotten. That asassination had no political impact at all. Most german websites I visited...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 12-25-2016
Replies: 829
Views: 87,855
Posted By user237428934
Can you even excuse a statement like this one...

Can you even excuse a statement like this one with your theory?
Forum: RFF News 12-25-2016
Replies: 38
Views: 3,931
Posted By user237428934
Merry christmas to all. That's what we say on the...

Merry christmas to all. That's what we say on the 25. of December.
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 12-25-2016
Replies: 829
Views: 87,855
Posted By user237428934
Who cares about the first post from 2015? The...

Who cares about the first post from 2015? The thread already moved away from that topic in circles a long time ago. Sorry, I only read a continuous rant about special editions in your posts. Go on, I...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 12-25-2016
Replies: 829
Views: 87,855
Posted By user237428934
Of course the focus of Leica shifted. They have...

Of course the focus of Leica shifted. They have more acively produced camera types than ever before (Various Ms for colour and monochrome, Xs, T, S2). And they have less special edition cameras than...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 12-24-2016
Replies: 51
Views: 5,712
Posted By user237428934
No. Every old sensor is prone to corrosion but...

No. Every old sensor is prone to corrosion but not every sensor will show sensor corrosion over the lifetime of the camera. It's economically not reasonable to change the sensor when it's perfectly...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 12-24-2016
Replies: 51
Views: 5,712
Posted By user237428934
Has someone asked Leica via mail if the sensor...

Has someone asked Leica via mail if the sensor for their camera was already replaced? Did they answer?
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 12-24-2016
Replies: 51
Views: 5,712
Posted By user237428934
That's not the point. Did they describe on the...

That's not the point. Did they describe on the invoice that they replaced the DX sensor or did you derive from the 0.0 cost that they might have replaced the DX sensor?
Forum: RFF News 12-24-2016
Replies: 38
Views: 3,931
Posted By user237428934
I'm also wondering why it's called happy...

I'm also wondering why it's called happy holidays. Other countries other habits.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 12-24-2016
Replies: 51
Views: 5,712
Posted By user237428934
I'm sure that they write it in the repair letter...

I'm sure that they write it in the repair letter that they replaced the sensor. Maybe someone can confirm this who got the sensor replaced.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 12-24-2016
Replies: 51
Views: 5,712
Posted By user237428934
But if you sell it to someone and state it's the...

But if you sell it to someone and state it's the new sensor but it isn't it's simply fraud.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 12-24-2016
Replies: 51
Views: 5,712
Posted By user237428934
There is a price difference on the used market...

There is a price difference on the used market for M9 with old vs. M9 with new sensor. So it would be a rip off if you paid for a new sensor and got an M9 with old sensor insted (even if the old...
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 12-24-2016
Replies: 52
Views: 4,248
Posted By user237428934
You can buy a used M240 in very good shape with a...

You can buy a used M240 in very good shape with a low actuation count for less than that.
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-24-2016
Replies: 54
Views: 3,999
Posted By user237428934
This thread took a nice turn with all those...

This thread took a nice turn with all those photos from records and turntables.
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 12-24-2016
Replies: 52
Views: 4,248
Posted By user237428934
The cheapest sony sensor does not really work...

The cheapest sony sensor does not really work with a leica m lens. Corner sharpness is really bad.
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 12-24-2016
Replies: 52
Views: 4,248
Posted By user237428934
We are talking about a rangefinder, right? For...

We are talking about a rangefinder, right? For the cost let's take the Sony Rx1 II as a basis. That's roundabout 4000 EUR currently. You have to fit all this into an appropriate housing that you have...
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 12-22-2016
Replies: 52
Views: 4,248
Posted By user237428934
Too bad my MF camera is a rangefinder.... :)

Too bad my MF camera is a rangefinder.... :)
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-22-2016
Replies: 54
Views: 3,999
Posted By user237428934
:) Take a picture of a darkroom and the text is...

:)

Take a picture of a darkroom and the text is still true.
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 12-22-2016
Replies: 52
Views: 4,248
Posted By user237428934
I missed countless situations in my life with...

I missed countless situations in my life with film cameras because after one shot I just forgot to wind and at the next photo situation I realized quickly why the camera refused to take a photo....
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-21-2016
Replies: 54
Views: 3,999
Posted By user237428934
Compared to the low quality 105g records from the...

Compared to the low quality 105g records from the 80s/90s the now available 180g records are really nice to handle and offer better quality.

How much information you get on one record depends a bit...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-21-2016
Replies: 54
Views: 3,999
Posted By user237428934
That is a good point but I hope that from big...

That is a good point but I hope that from big reseller to smaller reseller it's packed with more efficiency in mind.
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 12-21-2016
Replies: 629
Views: 49,397
Posted By user237428934
If you have ever experienced how bad Leica lenses...

If you have ever experienced how bad Leica lenses sometimes work together with a standard sony sensor, then you are probably happy that Leica does use a sensor thats made for this camera and these...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-21-2016
Replies: 41
Views: 4,362
Posted By user237428934
https://c1.staticflickr.com/1/747/31748261536_bdb1...

https://c1.staticflickr.com/1/747/31748261536_bdb13cb996_o.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/Qnu94A)

M240, Super Elmar 18mm
Forum: Travel 12-21-2016
Replies: 58
Views: 4,443
Posted By user237428934
Biggest tires I've ever seen on a bike....

Biggest tires I've ever seen on a bike. :eek:
Nice photos. Thanks for sharing.
Forum: Photo Software 12-21-2016
Replies: 24
Views: 6,033
Posted By user237428934
Ok, i see. You have never really used a film...

Ok, i see. You have never really used a film emulation software.
Forum: Photo Software 12-21-2016
Replies: 29
Views: 2,604
Posted By user237428934
This must be Windows specific then. On a Mac you...

This must be Windows specific then. On a Mac you can use the Nik Plugins to open files directly. Using a host program maybe convenient but you can export a jpg or tif from any image processing...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 12-21-2016
Replies: 829
Views: 87,855
Posted By user237428934
When I look at forums of Olympus or Fuji...

When I look at forums of Olympus or Fuji equipment then we see the worst type of fanboy-ism there. When you try to criticize the sensor or type of the equipment then you are really attacked hard....
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-21-2016
Replies: 54
Views: 3,999
Posted By user237428934
Too bad we don't have access to the whole...

Too bad we don't have access to the whole universe to get our energy back :) When we produce paper we need ressources and energy for that. After that the resources are gone and the energy is out of...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-21-2016
Replies: 54
Views: 3,999
Posted By user237428934
I think it looks more Xpressionistic :) Got it as...

I think it looks more Xpressionistic :) Got it as a showcase product for a really good price.
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-21-2016
Replies: 54
Views: 3,999
Posted By user237428934
We have a small paper waste container at the...

We have a small paper waste container at the apartment house, that is meant for newspapers and a small amount of cardboard waste. 10 Minutes with the car we have a bunch of bigger containers for...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-21-2016
Replies: 54
Views: 3,999
Posted By user237428934
vinyl and film - what a waste

Did that provocative title bring you here? It's not what you think. It's about the waste that comes with vinyl and film.

I don't have any vinyl store or supply for film and chemicals in the typical...
Forum: Photo Software 12-21-2016
Replies: 24
Views: 6,033
Posted By user237428934
Whenever I use a film simulation for a digital...

Whenever I use a film simulation for a digital image, I dial the grain to almost 0 because I'm doing digital and don't want that stuff in my image.
Forum: Photo Software 12-21-2016
Replies: 24
Views: 6,033
Posted By user237428934
But you don't buy it for the film grain. You buy...

But you don't buy it for the film grain. You buy it as a replacement for Lightroom with the much better raw processor.

Still a lot of money though.
Forum: Photo Software 12-19-2016
Replies: 29
Views: 2,604
Posted By user237428934
Isn't it nice that there are more than one...

Isn't it nice that there are more than one possible workflow available?

I tried these tools (PS-Elements for example), where raw conversion is the first step and then you have a developed photo and...
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 12-19-2016
Replies: 111
Views: 7,889
Posted By user237428934
We have some car sharing options here in the city...

We have some car sharing options here in the city but they are not a huge success. You have to plan in advance to get the car you need and it's only affordable if you don't use it frequently. Such...
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 12-19-2016
Replies: 111
Views: 7,889
Posted By user237428934
Exactly the same here. No one I know would do...

Exactly the same here. No one I know would do this.
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 12-19-2016
Replies: 49
Views: 5,857
Posted By user237428934
The term "micro adjustment" is normally used for...

The term "micro adjustment" is normally used for tuning the AF of a camera. I don't understand how you want this to work with a MF camera. Could you explain this?
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 12-17-2016
Replies: 111
Views: 7,889
Posted By user237428934
Now I see the problem. I use "terror",...

Now I see the problem. I use "terror", "terrorize" as it was always used in the German language before some folks in politics and media tried to give these words a very specific meaning.

When a guy...
Forum: Photo Software 12-16-2016
Replies: 29
Views: 2,604
Posted By user237428934
I don't get this. LR works with any file...

I don't get this. LR works with any file structure you have or want to have. It does not force you into a structure of your images you don't want. The is only the restriction that you are not...
Forum: Photo Software 12-16-2016
Replies: 29
Views: 2,604
Posted By user237428934
There is LR 5 standalone and LR 6 standalone. We...

There is LR 5 standalone and LR 6 standalone. We still don't know if there will be no LR 7 standalone.
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 12-16-2016
Replies: 111
Views: 7,889
Posted By user237428934
No. ...........

No. ...........
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 12-16-2016
Replies: 111
Views: 7,889
Posted By user237428934
Dear Roger, no sarcasm was involved in my short...

Dear Roger,

no sarcasm was involved in my short statement.

One big fault of this article is, that it assumes that every spot in a country is as crowded as london. So everyone has to suffer only...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 12-16-2016
Replies: 629
Views: 49,397
Posted By user237428934
I would not spend a single EUR more for a camera...

I would not spend a single EUR more for a camera body that is slimmer. So the basic question is, what can this camera do better than a M240?
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 12-16-2016
Replies: 30
Views: 3,690
Posted By user237428934
What I've seen in the last couple of month is,...

What I've seen in the last couple of month is, that the difference between an M9 with old sensor and an M9 with new sensor is about 300-400 EUR. That's what people are obviously willing to pay for...
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 12-15-2016
Replies: 111
Views: 7,889
Posted By user237428934
Stupid eco-terrorism.

Stupid eco-terrorism.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 12-11-2016
Replies: 30
Views: 3,690
Posted By user237428934
The r2 is nothing special and these cameras are...

The r2 is nothing special and these cameras are not really repairable. So you get the price equivalent of a burger for that and no one sells them. The r3 and r4 are special and you get a better price...
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 12-08-2016
Replies: 56
Views: 2,989
Posted By user237428934
I have the Biogon 35, Planar 50 and had the...

I have the Biogon 35, Planar 50 and had the C-Sonnar 50. All are not as smooth as the budget-friendly Leica lenses I have (Elmarit 28, Summarit 75).
I dropped the Biogon 35 a few years ago and it was...
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 12-07-2016
Replies: 75
Views: 7,673
Posted By user237428934
So why exactly did you send in your camera?

So why exactly did you send in your camera?
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 12-06-2016
Replies: 25
Views: 3,206
Posted By user237428934
The problem with this technique is, that you lose...

The problem with this technique is, that you lose the ability to see something in preview. Then the push exposure is limited. My experience was max. 2 stops with an M8 and 3.5 stops with an M9....
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 12-05-2016
Replies: 124
Views: 11,396
Posted By user237428934
Isn't the Panasonic involvement a rumour of the...

Isn't the Panasonic involvement a rumour of the post-factual times we live in? Has anyone ever seen a confirmation of this "fact"?
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 12-04-2016
Replies: 25
Views: 3,206
Posted By user237428934
But I think that the majority of M8 out there...

But I think that the majority of M8 out there still operate flawless. It's a pity that you had so many problems but you are in the minority group.
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 12-04-2016
Replies: 25
Views: 3,206
Posted By user237428934
Never had any of the typical problems with M8,...

Never had any of the typical problems with M8, M9, M240 reported by other people.

Maybe I should not play the consultant for typical issues with electronic devices because I never break this stuff....
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 12-04-2016
Replies: 25
Views: 3,206
Posted By user237428934
AFAIK there are no differences between sensors...

AFAIK there are no differences between sensors regarding banding and noise. I think it's a limitation of the sensor and a matter of correct exposure. You can try to limit iso to 640 or 320 and then...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 12-04-2016
Replies: 25
Views: 3,206
Posted By user237428934
Have you tested a camera before? Do the same...

Have you tested a camera before? Do the same here.

The list of issues is rather short
- for colour you will need UV/IR cut filters
- on some M8 the display failed. If your display is working,...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-04-2016
Replies: 113
Views: 7,707
Posted By user237428934
You can hide boring content behind shallow depth...

You can hide boring content behind shallow depth of field, a big sensor is helpful here.

Take all reportages that were done in 2016 and I think that 99% of the good ones could be done with m43,...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-03-2016
Replies: 16
Views: 1,337
Posted By user237428934
A small Jobo tank is 30 EUR or so. You had to...

A small Jobo tank is 30 EUR or so. You had to sell gear for that? If not, what do you mean with "a jobo"?
Forum: Hardware / Computers / Drives / etc 11-26-2016
Replies: 27
Views: 2,947
Posted By user237428934
After everyone told me that I would love a tablet...

After everyone told me that I would love a tablet if I use on, I bought an iPad 2 or 3 years ago. Biggest waste of money in recent years. I'm a good 10 finger typer which does not work on that...
Forum: Hardware / Computers / Drives / etc 11-26-2016
Replies: 27
Views: 2,012
Posted By user237428934
After everyone told me that I would love a tablet...

After everyone told me that I would love a tablet if I use on, I bought an iPad 2 or 3 years ago. Biggest waste of money in recent years. I'm a good 10 finger typer which does not work on that...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-26-2016
Replies: 89
Views: 7,073
Posted By user237428934
Is this a thread from a new forum sponsor?

Is this a thread from a new forum sponsor?
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-26-2016
Replies: 13
Views: 1,016
Posted By user237428934
The Novoflex adapter arrived and I tested it with...

The Novoflex adapter arrived and I tested it with an old FD 70-210 f4 that I have still lying around. That works very well and I was surprised that the lens is actually really good.

I was too slow...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 11-26-2016
Replies: 10
Views: 1,679
Posted By user237428934
A light source close to the border of the sensor...

A light source close to the border of the sensor can produce these. In the 2nd photo I assume it's the sun.
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 11-25-2016
Replies: 829
Views: 87,855
Posted By user237428934
Emotional aspect was my 2nd aspect and not the...

Emotional aspect was my 2nd aspect and not the 1st aspect. If using a camera makes no fun at all and it is always in the way, how can I take good photos with it?
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 11-25-2016
Replies: 829
Views: 87,855
Posted By user237428934
It can have the best image quality in the world...

It can have the best image quality in the world but it's still a Sony with a silly usabilty and a lousy menu interface. Shooting fun for me is zero. Emotional value zero. Had one, threw it away (not...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 11-24-2016
Replies: 124
Views: 11,396
Posted By user237428934
Yes...........

Yes...........
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-24-2016
Replies: 44
Views: 2,580
Posted By user237428934
When I think back, development and prints were...

When I think back, development and prints were really expensive in the 80s and print quality was not really good. Lab Quality in the late 90s was much better.
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-24-2016
Replies: 44
Views: 2,580
Posted By user237428934
Ok. Tri-X was 2.05$. When I throw this in an...

Ok. Tri-X was 2.05$. When I throw this in an Inflation calculator the price should be 4.77. Now it's 4.95.

Because inflation is not everything I think, that the Tri-X price today is cheap.
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 11-23-2016
Replies: 829
Views: 87,855
Posted By user237428934
Your estimationis rubbish and you know it, so why...

Your estimationis rubbish and you know it, so why post it?
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-23-2016
Replies: 13
Views: 1,016
Posted By user237428934
I have one SLR and that's a Canon EOS 1V. After...

I have one SLR and that's a Canon EOS 1V. After the experience of that viewfinder and the ergonomics of that body I really can't use one of the old cameras again. :)

I want that lens for a special...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-23-2016
Replies: 13
Views: 1,016
Posted By user237428934
Not 100% convinced after the last posts but will...

Not 100% convinced after the last posts but will give it a try. Adapter is not expensive and can be sold again. Lens is cheap. Hope it works.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-23-2016
Replies: 13
Views: 1,016
Posted By user237428934
Sounds good. I'm able to get a cheap 1.2/55 FL...

Sounds good. I'm able to get a cheap 1.2/55 FL and maybe want to give it a try.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-23-2016
Replies: 13
Views: 1,016
Posted By user237428934
Canon FD and FL compatible?

If I buy a Canon FD to Leica M adapter for my M240, will this work together with a Canon FL lens? Mixed information about compatibility on the internet.
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 11-22-2016
Replies: 75
Views: 7,673
Posted By user237428934
Well.... the original topic is sensor corrosion....

Well.... the original topic is sensor corrosion. Just saying.
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