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Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 3 Hours Ago
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Not yet, Huss, not yet! In 2000 years, things...

Not yet, Huss, not yet! In 2000 years, things will be different.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 12 Hours Ago
Replies: 68
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I also have an M3 and a an M6. Very cool film...

I also have an M3 and a an M6. Very cool film cameras. I also have the 35mm Summicron.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 13 Hours Ago
Replies: 68
Views: 1,549
Posted By raid
I am actively using an M8 (once repaired) and an...

I am actively using an M8 (once repaired) and an M9 (its third sensor in place). Both cameras work fine now. I am not fooling myself to believe that either M I own will last for another ten years....
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 1 Day Ago
Replies: 61
Views: 1,126
Posted By raid
Good for you, Godfrey.

Good for you, Godfrey.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 1 Day Ago
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https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/galler...

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/3565/U3565I1581789060.SEQ.2.jpg
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 1 Day Ago
Replies: 61
Views: 1,126
Posted By raid
How sensitive to X-ray is peel film?

How sensitive to X-ray is peel film?
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 1 Day Ago
Replies: 61
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Posted By raid
Maybe I should consider bringing with me the Land...

Maybe I should consider bringing with me the Land 250 and the M9 only. It would force me to use the film.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 1 Day Ago
Replies: 68
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Posted By raid
Getting a clean M10 for $4500 is not a bad deal...

Getting a clean M10 for $4500 is not a bad deal now.
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 1 Day Ago
Replies: 125
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Posted By raid
I am using film locally.

I am using film locally.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 1 Day Ago
Replies: 68
Views: 1,549
Posted By raid
This is the price for having a slim looking...

This is the price for having a slim looking camera that resembles a film camera while DSLRs look very bulky. Is this the main reason for Leica dying earlier?
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 1 Day Ago
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Posted By raid
Way to go! Congratulations on the article.

Way to go! Congratulations on the article.
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 1 Day Ago
Replies: 61
Views: 1,126
Posted By raid
Lovely looking images, but such an attachment...

Lovely looking images, but such an attachment looks bulky. Are you OK with it?
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 1 Day Ago
Replies: 61
Views: 1,126
Posted By raid
I still have my Land 250 and about 20 packs of...

I still have my Land 250 and about 20 packs of film for it. I am waiting for a special occasion to use this last film.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 1 Day Ago
Replies: 68
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Posted By raid
Leica recently refurbished M9 cameras and sold...

Leica recently refurbished M9 cameras and sold them for $3000. with warranty.
I would get a used M10. Cameras get old.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 2 Days Ago
Replies: 1,635
Views: 88,832
Posted By raid
Many flights to and from China have been...

Many flights to and from China have been canceled.
We will have to wait 1-2 additional months in my estimate.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 2 Days Ago
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Posted By raid
I am also not worried about the lens...

I am also not worried about the lens characteristics. I also have not received an invoice yet.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 2 Days Ago
Replies: 1,635
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Posted By raid
Did you send payment? The original may have less...

Did you send payment?

The original may have less contrast, and the images may appear less sharp.
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 3 Days Ago
Replies: 125
Views: 8,796
Posted By raid
I dislike such situations where you do not know...

I dislike such situations where you do not know beforehand what your treatment will be like at the airport. :(
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 3 Days Ago
Replies: 125
Views: 8,796
Posted By raid
Photographers who mainly shoot film need to fight...

Photographers who mainly shoot film need to fight for their rights to carry film across the world. In my own case, I use both types, so I do not mind carrying digital cameras and sometimes one film...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 3 Days Ago
Replies: 125
Views: 8,796
Posted By raid
Use a digital camera for trips in which you must...

Use a digital camera for trips in which you must take airplane flights. This is what I suggest.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 3 Days Ago
Replies: 1,635
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Posted By raid
Do images from the original V1 35/2 Cron show...

Do images from the original V1 35/2 Cron show same issue?
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 3 Days Ago
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Posted By raid
No panic here. It seems to be a reasonable...

No panic here.
It seems to be a reasonable expectation to get feedback on this issue.
No panic :)
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 3 Days Ago
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Views: 88,832
Posted By raid
This is a very important issue for maintaining...

This is a very important issue for maintaining the high confidence in this lens and the replica project.

I hope that Kevin is paying attention to it.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 4 Days Ago
Replies: 7,540
Views: 3,866,417
Posted By raid
I have been recently rediscovering my Pentax...

I have been recently rediscovering my Pentax lenses, including a Pentax-M 50/1.4 in M mount. I just love the images from this lens.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 4 Days Ago
Replies: 7,540
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Posted By raid
I once compared the 43/1.9 with the Summicron-C...

I once compared the 43/1.9 with the Summicron-C 40/2. I could not detect any observable differences, but I did not make any prints. Both lenses are superb lenses.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 4 Days Ago
Replies: 40
Views: 1,131
Posted By raid
I am content with taking photos the way I like to...

I am content with taking photos the way I like to do, and this happens to be possible quite well with ISO160~400 most of the time. It is an amazing technological achievement to have such high ISO...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 4 Days Ago
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Posted By raid
It is a relatively "rare" lens too.

It is a relatively "rare" lens too.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 4 Days Ago
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Posted By raid
I own such an LTM version of the Pentax 43mm/1.9....

I own such an LTM version of the Pentax 43mm/1.9. It is a very good lens.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 4 Days Ago
Replies: 40
Views: 1,131
Posted By raid
I can see the usefulness of high ISO photography...

I can see the usefulness of high ISO photography for sports with long lenses, as Robert has said above. I do not anymore do such photography, though. I like to play with the available light outdoors...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 5 Days Ago
Replies: 1,635
Views: 88,832
Posted By raid
Kevin said that the finder could be ordered later...

Kevin said that the finder could be ordered later on, I think.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 5 Days Ago
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Views: 88,832
Posted By raid
I hope that there is no lens design error in the...

I hope that there is no lens design error in the way the lens elements have been placed.
Forum: Other RF 5 Days Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 152
Posted By raid
For $200 on...

For $200 on ebay:
https://www.ebay.com/itm/Voigtlander-310-49-Hood-for-Prominent-22-/282856610372

For...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 5 Days Ago
Replies: 1,635
Views: 88,832
Posted By raid
In old times, film sensitivity was very low. I...

In old times, film sensitivity was very low. I once had a LF lens 362mm with max aperture 1.66. The lens was huge. The camera was used during WWII. Film sensitivity may have been ISO 10 then.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 5 Days Ago
Replies: 40
Views: 1,131
Posted By raid
Oh well; I am still mostly using ISO 160. What am...

Oh well; I am still mostly using ISO 160. What am I missing?
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 5 Days Ago
Replies: 1,635
Views: 88,832
Posted By raid
It could be that Leica was focusing on indoor...

It could be that Leica was focusing on indoor photography for journalists where shooting wide open was a requirement. Try using f8.
Forum: Other RF 5 Days Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 152
Posted By raid
I use "any lens hood" on my Nokton.

I use "any lens hood" on my Nokton.
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 5 Days Ago
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Views: 11,666
Posted By raid
WOW! What a surprise postcard this must be! I...

WOW! What a surprise postcard this must be! I forgot if I participated in Post Card #9.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount Copies 5 Days Ago
Replies: 12
Views: 560
Posted By raid
Brian left this forum. I have several lenses that...

Brian left this forum.
I have several lenses that he found/crafted for me. Each lens is unique and very special.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 5 Days Ago
Replies: 1,635
Views: 88,832
Posted By raid
It is most likely something that happened in the...

It is most likely something that happened in the file uploading to Flickr or similar issue. I once had a similar problem, but DAG identified it as a lens element inside the Canon 50/1.2 LTM having...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 5 Days Ago
Replies: 1,635
Views: 88,832
Posted By raid
What does this all imply about the lens? Was it...

What does this all imply about the lens? Was it the scan or the lens or the camera?
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 5 Days Ago
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Views: 88,832
Posted By raid
Now is the time to be hearing good news about the...

Now is the time to be hearing good news about the process of lens orders and delivery. The replica lens is obviously an excellent lens overall.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 6 Days Ago
Replies: 1,635
Views: 88,832
Posted By raid
I would mostly use 8~11 with Nikon or Canon SLR...

I would mostly use 8~11 with Nikon or Canon SLR lenses in the years when I was using SLRs.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 6 Days Ago
Replies: 1,635
Views: 88,832
Posted By raid
After seeing his presentation, I started to use...

After seeing his presentation, I started to use lenses wide open more often than I had been doing in past years. I got the 35/1.4 at the same time as the 75/1.4, and both lenses were my first...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 6 Days Ago
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Posted By raid
Not really, as he was giving us a tour through...

Not really, as he was giving us a tour through the history of Leica lenses and their designs. It was not just about his lenses, I recall. His talk was "Tradition and Innovation".
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 6 Days Ago
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Posted By raid
I love some of the images that I have taken with...

I love some of the images that I have taken with my M9 and the 35/1.4 pre-asph. The colors come out looking pastel. I usually try using aperture 2.0 before 1.4 becomes a requirement. Once, Peter...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 6 Days Ago
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Posted By raid
I have a pre-asph Summilux 35/1.4, and I find its...

I have a pre-asph Summilux 35/1.4, and I find its performance challenging when used wide open, but I view it also as its charm. It is a special lens. I do not own an asph version of it, but from the...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 6 Days Ago
Replies: 60
Views: 1,934
Posted By raid
I have two Rigid Summicrons and a DR. This lens...

I have two Rigid Summicrons and a DR. This lens is such a good lens. I got my first with my M3.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 6 Days Ago
Replies: 60
Views: 1,934
Posted By raid
As you have made us gotten used to your beautiful...

As you have made us gotten used to your beautiful B&W images, Erik!
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 1 Week Ago
Replies: 1,635
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Posted By raid
The details are awesome in this image. Hopefully...

The details are awesome in this image. Hopefully it is the lens that is doing it, but most likely, the M10 and image size play a role here.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 1 Week Ago
Replies: 1,635
Views: 88,832
Posted By raid
Thank you Ed for the write-up and Kevin for the...

Thank you Ed for the write-up and Kevin for the sharing with us here.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 1 Week Ago
Replies: 22
Views: 715
Posted By raid
Robert Blu has such a Summaron. His images look...

Robert Blu has such a Summaron. His images look great.
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 1 Week Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 449
Posted By raid
I have a Nikon D700 and a Leica M8. The M8 is...

I have a Nikon D700 and a Leica M8. The M8 is more fun to use and the Leica optics that I own are better than the Nikkor 50/1.4 that I use with the D700. Sorry, but this is my comparison. The images...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 1 Week Ago
Replies: 98
Views: 3,088
Posted By raid
I was just wondering about the love for a...

I was just wondering about the love for a Nikkormat!
I still own a Nikkormat and an F2. I agree with your collective assessment.
These cameras were built very well. The glass used was most...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 1 Week Ago
Replies: 1,635
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Posted By raid
Thanks for this additional test, Ed I expected...

Thanks for this additional test, Ed
I expected such findings.
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 1 Week Ago
Replies: 147
Views: 8,084
Posted By raid
There is an SL for sale today for $2300. Would...

There is an SL for sale today for $2300.
Would you prefer the M240 over the SL?
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 1 Week Ago
Replies: 1,635
Views: 88,832
Posted By raid
I expect to find images to be very similar in...

I expect to find images to be very similar in quality for the original and the replica. I give a small edge to the replica.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount Copies 1 Week Ago
Replies: 12
Views: 560
Posted By raid
Brian Sweeney once told me that he needed to open...

Brian Sweeney once told me that he needed to open up the lens to make sure that it was a genuine Zeiss ltm. He also told me that I may not like to know what he finds.
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 1 Week Ago
Replies: 98
Views: 3,088
Posted By raid
Why would you favor a cheap Nikkormat over the...

Why would you favor a cheap Nikkormat over the awesome F2AS?
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 1 Week Ago
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Posted By raid
Several years ago I traded away my 35mm Summicron...

Several years ago I traded away my 35mm Summicron V1 (M2 model) and I kept the goggled Summicron which I still own. The replica will replace the lens that I traded away.
Forum: RFF Polls 1 Week Ago
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As a first step I have taken out my camera bag!...

As a first step I have taken out my camera bag!
I replaced the 50mm Summicron on my M8 with 75mm Summilux.
The rest will be fate:)
Forum: RFF Polls 1 Week Ago
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There are so many options on what to do this...

There are so many options on what to do this weekend, so why am I watching TV!?
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 1 Week Ago
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There is no need to rush things. The lens will...

There is no need to rush things. The lens will eventually get to us.
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 1 Week Ago
Replies: 98
Views: 3,088
Posted By raid
I use my F2 like a rangefinder camera, with the...

I use my F2 like a rangefinder camera, with the Nikkor 2.1cm/4 and mirror lock-up.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 1 Week Ago
Replies: 22
Views: 740
Posted By raid
I still use mostly my M8 and M9 cameras.

I still use mostly my M8 and M9 cameras.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 1 Week Ago
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Thanks to the maker and you. I will make sure to...

Thanks to the maker and you. I will make sure to keep this lens in good shape after I receive it.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 1 Week Ago
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Posted By raid
I use my iphone for discrete street photography....

I use my iphone for discrete street photography. This lens looks great in any of the three types of finish,
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 1 Week Ago
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Yes, there are "Coca Cola People" and "Pepsi...

Yes, there are "Coca Cola People" and "Pepsi People", and they do not like each other! :D
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 1 Week Ago
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Posted By raid
I recall Kevin saying that the brass finish lens...

I recall Kevin saying that the brass finish lens is coated to prevent oxidization. I hope that I understood him correctly.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 1 Week Ago
Replies: 67
Views: 3,280
Posted By raid
I hope this is a fact.

I hope this is a fact.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 1 Week Ago
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Posted By raid
Traditionalists will favor the chrome or black...

Traditionalists will favor the chrome or black finish. I view the replica lens as being special. It deserves the brass finish.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 1 Week Ago
Replies: 67
Views: 3,280
Posted By raid
How will you protect the M9 next against humidity...

How will you protect the M9 next against humidity and another broken sensor?
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 1 Week Ago
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Posted By raid
This is bad news indeed.

This is bad news indeed.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 1 Week Ago
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Posted By raid
Ouch! This may set you back $1000 or more.

Ouch! This may set you back $1000 or more.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 1 Week Ago
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Thanks! Us "brass lens people" need to stick...

Thanks! Us "brass lens people" need to stick together in the face of attacks made by "chrome lens people" and "black lens people"!
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 1 Week Ago
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I have many Leica lenses in chrome and many...

I have many Leica lenses in chrome and many non-Leica lenses in black. I do not yet own any lens in brass finish. The time has come to change this fact! I count on seeing few lenses made in brass...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 1 Week Ago
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Posted By raid
I like the brass finish. This is against most...

I like the brass finish. This is against most views here.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 1 Week Ago
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Posted By raid
Hey guys! Stop hinting at not buying the brass...

Hey guys! Stop hinting at not buying the brass finish lens! It looks kinda cool. Right?
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 1 Week Ago
Replies: 28
Views: 498
Posted By raid
There exist many excellent 50mm RF lenses at...

There exist many excellent 50mm RF lenses at prices of $400 or less. The J-8 50/2 is an excellent lens that usually does not require any shimming while the J-3 often does. The Canon 50/1.8 is a...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 1 Week Ago
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Posted By raid
Yes, we are discussing the second replica. maybe...

Yes, we are discussing the second replica. maybe we can build up a whole stable of replicas! :D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:cool::eek:
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 1 Week Ago
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Posted By raid
I got no such bouncing, aizan.

I got no such bouncing, aizan.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 1 Week Ago
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Posted By raid
In past discussions there were many other lenses...

In past discussions there were many other lenses suggested as the next lens to be replicated, but Kevin was clear about "it" being the Nocti 50/1.2 and no other.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 1 Week Ago
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We don't know yet the asking price for the 50/1.2...

We don't know yet the asking price for the 50/1.2 once it has been produced. It will be "much more expensive" than the Cron replica.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 1 Week Ago
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You are smart! I kept my name out of it. I will...

You are smart! I kept my name out of it. I will try to use again some feature of the next lens (50/1.2) when we get one. Maybe ... BKH-KING ?
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 1 Week Ago
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This would not be good for a resale one day....

This would not be good for a resale one day. Instead, use $2500$cron.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 1 Week Ago
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Very unique choice! hope that very few people...

Very unique choice!
hope that very few people chose the brass finish.
:D
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 1 Week Ago
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Posted By raid
Replicron? Amazicron? RaidCron?

Replicron?

Amazicron?

RaidCron?
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 1 Week Ago
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Posted By raid
FP100C costs $100-$150 a box!

FP100C costs $100-$150 a box!
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 1 Week Ago
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My lens will display 8ELEMENTS. I had thoughts on...

My lens will display 8ELEMENTS. I had thoughts on changing it to something else.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 7,540
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M3+Hologon 16mm; M9+Rigid Summicron 1957;...

M3+Hologon 16mm; M9+Rigid Summicron 1957; M8+Rigid Summicron 1958. My M3 is a single stroke with a serial number slightly less than 1 million. I have the Leica receipt with QC check....
Forum: Travel 2 Weeks Ago
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Posted By raid
What Paul has said. New Orleans is a...

What Paul has said. New Orleans is a photographer's gold mine.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 107
Views: 2,856
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I checked out my two rigid Summicron 50mm lenses....

I checked out my two rigid Summicron 50mm lenses. One was produced in 1957 and the other in 1958. They appear to have been built solidly. They certainly are...
Forum: RFF Polls 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 2,992
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I took some photos locally with my M8 and M9...

I took some photos locally with my M8 and M9 yesterday. Today is not yet a photography day for me.

How does your weekend look like?
Forum: Photography General Interest 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 388
Posted By raid
I line your self portrait. How good is the iPhone...

I line your self portrait.
How good is the iPhone 11 for photography?
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 383
Posted By raid
I took some photos this morning with the M8 and...

I took some photos this morning with the M8 and the Nokton 50/1.5 for the Prominent.

At the Farmer's...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 2 Weeks Ago
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Posted By raid
Congratulations Michael. Looks like a great lens.

Congratulations Michael. Looks like a great lens.
Forum: Leica SL 2 Weeks Ago
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Posted By raid
I don't know yet, Robert. I will have with me a...

I don't know yet, Robert.
I will have with me a new lens. As for a new camera, who knows! :D
Forum: Leica SL 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 59
Views: 2,237
Posted By raid
Not really; now I am debating whether to get an...

Not really; now I am debating whether to get an "old" M10 or SL.
Forum: Leica SL 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 59
Views: 2,237
Posted By raid
Helen: I am not ready for a 40MP+ digital...

Helen: I am not ready for a 40MP+ digital adventure! Yes, the SL for $2500 is a bargain indeed. It is however not an M.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 107
Views: 2,856
Posted By raid
These are beautiful, Helen. It does not seem to...

These are beautiful, Helen.
It does not seem to matter which lens you happen to be using.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 107
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Posted By raid
Of course you are right!

Of course you are right!
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 2 Weeks Ago
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Posted By raid
This is one of my favorite images. ...

This is one of my favorite images. ...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 2 Weeks Ago
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Posted By raid
I own a J8. I have a second J8 with 18 aperture...

I own a J8. I have a second J8 with 18 aperture blades.
The SL2 costs $6500 with an M adapter.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 107
Views: 2,856
Posted By raid
You are right. Thanks! I see many details listed...

You are right. Thanks!
I see many details listed there. Many many .....
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 107
Views: 2,856
Posted By raid
Type 4 is favored by many Summicron users as the...

Type 4 is favored by many Summicron users as the "Bokeh King", I think. It seems (based on the postings in this thread) that all Summicron 50mm lenses are very good lenses overall. A V5 Cron sells...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 107
Views: 2,856
Posted By raid
This should be helpful,...

This should be helpful, Robert:

https://www.kenrockwell.com/leica/50mm-summicron-comparison-table.htm
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 107
Views: 2,856
Posted By raid
Thanks for the posted images to Erik and Kevin...

Thanks for the posted images to Erik and Kevin ......
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 107
Views: 2,856
Posted By raid
I dared to have a 50mm lens comparison between...

I dared to have a 50mm lens comparison between over 20 lenses. RFF members mailed me their precious (valuable!) lenses to Pensacola. Roland helped a lot with the side by side images . He pointed out...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 107
Views: 2,856
Posted By raid
Thanks for all the feedback. I am now quite...

Thanks for all the feedback.

I am now quite convinced to keep using the Rigid Summicron. By the way, I have a DR and CV 50/1.1 and 1.5 and many other fine 50mm lenses . It is Leica 50mm lenses that...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 107
Views: 2,856
Posted By raid
The DR is identical to the Rigid Summicron. It...

The DR is identical to the Rigid Summicron. It has close focus capabilities and there used to exist a rumor that “ the best glass Leica had”!was used on it.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 107
Views: 2,856
Posted By raid
I may just get a made in China 50/1.2 replica....

I may just get a made in China 50/1.2 replica. Maybe my old rigid Summicron is good enough.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 107
Views: 2,856
Posted By raid
There is a v5 Summicron for sale. It is titanium...

There is a v5 Summicron for sale. It is titanium finish.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 107
Views: 2,856
Posted By raid
I line this comment! I feel pretty much the same...

I line this comment! I feel pretty much the same way as my mist modern Leica 50mm lens is a rigid Summicron. I am curious if later versions really are much better somehow.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 107
Views: 2,856
Posted By raid
It costs more than $2000. This happens to be my...

It costs more than $2000.
This happens to be my budget now.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 107
Views: 2,856
Posted By raid
Summicron 50mm M

Which version would you buy?
Is the Rigid Summicron inferior to more modern versions?
Which is your favorite Summicron M 50mm ?
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 1,635
Views: 88,832
Posted By raid
Are you about to post images here?

Are you about to post images here?
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 15
Views: 513
Posted By raid
All photos look good to me. I wish they were...

All photos look good to me. I wish they were larger though. I clicked on the arrows to move forward.
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 27
Views: 2,372
Posted By raid
Congratulations on the lens and using it.

Congratulations on the lens and using it.
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 27
Views: 2,372
Posted By raid
https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/galler...

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/3565/U3565I1579550671.SEQ.0.jpg

I recently posted here a thread on using the original...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 185
Views: 12,094
Posted By raid
Godfrey: I am thinking of taking along my Land...

Godfrey: I am thinking of taking along my Land 250 Polaroid Camera. Is it "too heavy" or is it fragile for occasional bumps during flights? What are your experiences with using Polaroid cameras on...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 185
Views: 12,094
Posted By raid
I wouldn't worry much about crimes during a trip....

I wouldn't worry much about crimes during a trip. Being reasonably cautious and careful is sufficient in most places. I take with me two cameras, each with one lens that stays put on that camera...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 1,635
Views: 88,832
Posted By raid
I support this venture, and I hope that we will...

I support this venture, and I hope that we will see a carefully planned and executed process of additional lenses and lens types over the coming few years,.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 1,635
Views: 88,832
Posted By raid
Patience is the key here.

Patience is the key here.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 1,635
Views: 88,832
Posted By raid
I have decided to use my replica during my summer...

I have decided to use my replica during my summer travels for an extensive use of this lens on my M9. I get maximum exposure to a chosen lens when I use it in a long trip, day in - day out.
Forum: RFF Polls 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 2,992
Views: 1,791,038
Posted By raid
What is your chosen method for changing DNG files...

What is your chosen method for changing DNG files to B&W JPG files?
I must be using very basic methods myself for doing such conversions.
Forum: RFF Polls 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 2,992
Views: 1,791,038
Posted By raid
I still need to decide what to do...

I still need to decide what to do “photographically “ this weekend.
Are you editing your latest images from the Alps?
Forum: Leica Screw Mount Copies 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 55
Views: 11,593
Posted By raid
Isn't the Tower 35 of the same quality as the...

Isn't the Tower 35 of the same quality as the corresponding Nicca or are there documentations on major differences?
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 1,635
Views: 88,832
Posted By raid
The shown lenses look beautiful to me. WOW! Some...

The shown lenses look beautiful to me. WOW! Some display " 8-ELEMENT" on the front. I wonder what each lens displays. Is there a record on what has been written so far on the front of the ordered...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 1,635
Views: 88,832
Posted By raid
I hope to see soon my brass finish lens...

I hope to see soon my brass finish lens too.
Happy Chinese New Year, Kevin.
Forum: Photography General Interest 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 474
Posted By raid
The Hologon is different in that it does not...

The Hologon is different in that it does not distort any part of the image when used on a film camera. It does not give the standard very wide angle look. On an M8, I get a 21mm view, while on an M3...
Forum: Photography General Interest 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 474
Posted By raid
The small lens size is one of the most important...

The small lens size is one of the most important factors for buying Leica, CV, or Zeiss lenses.
Forum: Photography General Interest 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 12
Views: 568
Posted By raid
I have the G 45/2 both in G mount and also in M...

I have the G 45/2 both in G mount and also in M mount. It is a good lens.
Forum: Photography General Interest 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 12
Views: 568
Posted By raid
I had DAG convert a Zeiss G 16mm/8 Hologon to...

I had DAG convert a Zeiss G 16mm/8 Hologon to Leica M with RF coupling. I also have bought a Zeiss G 45mm/2 that someone at RFF converted from G to M mount with full RF coupling. He used Hawks...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 1,635
Views: 88,832
Posted By raid
Thank you for the confirmation, Kevin.

Thank you for the confirmation, Kevin.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 1,635
Views: 88,832
Posted By raid
My brass lens is within the first batch. Right?

My brass lens is within the first batch. Right?
Forum: Optics Theory - 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 41
Views: 20,463
Posted By raid
Great information. Where is Roland.

Great information. Where is Roland.
Forum: Nikon Mirrorless 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 66
Views: 1,543
Posted By raid
I followed your thought process, Cal. I...

I followed your thought process, Cal. I understand what you meant to say here,
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 383
Posted By raid
Thanks. What did you pay for the adapter? It will...

Thanks. What did you pay for the adapter? It will also work with the Ultron 50/2.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 60
Views: 1,934
Posted By raid
My M3 came to me with a Rigid Summicron. They...

My M3 came to me with a Rigid Summicron. They seem to form the classic set for M3 with 50mm lens. I may have obtained 10-15 additional 50mm RF lenses over the years. There is no real all time...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 383
Posted By raid
https://photos.smugmug.com/NoktonProminent5015M8/i...

https://photos.smugmug.com/NoktonProminent5015M8/i-pSKvDWT/0/89c92af6/X3/L1002644-X3.jpg


https://photos.smugmug.com/NoktonProminent5015M8/i-kxjMvSL/0/1d2e99da/X3/L1002631-X3.jpg

https://photos.smug...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 383
Posted By raid
https://photos.smugmug.com/NoktonProminent5015M8/i...

https://photos.smugmug.com/NoktonProminent5015M8/i-JLsD2Gr/0/a14e9501/X3/L1002649-X3.jpg


https://photos.smugmug.com/NoktonProminent5015M8/i-sHvF4r2/0/ac6ba624/X3/L1002648-X3.jpg


https://photos.smu...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 383
Posted By raid
https://photos.smugmug.com/NoktonProminent5015M8/i...

https://photos.smugmug.com/NoktonProminent5015M8/i-R3bJxRX/0/176c2717/X3/L1002655-X3.jpg


https://photos.smugmug.com/NoktonProminent5015M8/i-wKc9CzC/0/94e2e595/X3/L1002656-X3.jpg


https://photos.smu...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 383
Posted By raid
I took yesterday some photos at the beach with...

I took yesterday some photos at the beach with the Nokton and the M8.

https://photos.smugmug.com/NoktonProminent5015M8/i-9d8TcnD/0/76fd17ae/X2/L1002658-X2.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 785
Views: 180,919
Posted By raid
https://photos.smugmug.com/NoktonProminent5015M8/i...

https://photos.smugmug.com/NoktonProminent5015M8/i-9d8TcnD/0/76fd17ae/X2/L1002658-X2.jpg
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 30
Views: 2,702
Posted By raid
I also use a 20mm Russian finder.

I also use a 20mm Russian finder.
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 125
Views: 8,796
Posted By raid
The phone camera could be the digital camera here...

The phone camera could be the digital camera here (as a back-up).
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 31
Views: 1,422
Posted By raid
I will check out my Canon 35/2 to see if it is...

I will check out my Canon 35/2 to see if it is "old" or "new" model.
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 125
Views: 8,796
Posted By raid
I would play it safe and use film plus digital.

I would play it safe and use film plus digital.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 275
Views: 7,177
Posted By raid
This reborn thread made me today recharge the...

This reborn thread made me today recharge the battery for my D700. It will be ready for use again.
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 191
Views: 6,427
Posted By raid
Not really. The cost makes it easy for me to look...

Not really. The cost makes it easy for me to look to alternatives. If I do not make prints, practically any camera is OK. :cool:
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 30
Views: 2,702
Posted By raid
Helen: It is easier to find suitable 21mm lenses...

Helen: It is easier to find suitable 21mm lenses for film cameras than lenses for digital cameras, as you know. I like the Canon 19mm 3.5 ltm and also the 20mm 4 Rokkor that I use with an ltm...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 30
Views: 2,702
Posted By raid
Kent: let us know how you view your lens and...

Kent: let us know how you view your lens and images from it on a digital camera.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 1,635
Views: 88,832
Posted By raid
A replica of the 50/1.2 will not cost $8000. Will...

A replica of the 50/1.2 will not cost $8000. Will it? :bang::cool::D
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 275
Views: 7,177
Posted By raid
Peter, I view the D700 as a very reliable camera,...

Peter, I view the D700 as a very reliable camera, and I can see myself traveling with this camera and using one or two lenses only. I need to first dig out whatever Nikkor lenses I own, and then...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 275
Views: 7,177
Posted By raid
My Nikkor lenses are limited and they non AI....

My Nikkor lenses are limited and they non AI. Still. some are available these days as AI at low cost. A 24mm lens would be perfect for me to get next.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 275
Views: 7,177
Posted By raid
My Nikkor 50/1.4 was AI'd, and it works well on...

My Nikkor 50/1.4 was AI'd, and it works well on the camera.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 275
Views: 7,177
Posted By raid
Hi Peter. I find the yellow dot in focus...

Hi Peter. I find the yellow dot in focus confirmation to be accurate and very useful.
Forum: RFF Polls 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 2,992
Views: 1,791,038
Posted By raid
Very interesting! I was unaware of such...

Very interesting! I was unaware of such migrations.
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 191
Views: 6,427
Posted By raid
That's another $3000 for a good work station to...

That's another $3000 for a good work station to match the MP power of the M10 Monochrom.
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 191
Views: 6,427
Posted By raid
No. I have two work stations, but one is at my...

No. I have two work stations, but one is at my office and one at home but is outdated.
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 383
Posted By raid
This lens is a wonderful portrait lens, in my...

This lens is a wonderful portrait lens, in my opinion. It is sharp enough but is not too sharp for a portrait lens. It is very well...
Forum: RFF Polls 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 2,992
Views: 1,791,038
Posted By raid
Nobody has posted about any weekend activities...

Nobody has posted about any weekend activities for 3 weeks. Maybe it is my fault.

I will try to reach the reach to take some photos this weekend.
What are your plans for this weekend?
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 383
Posted By raid
50mm 1.5 Nokton (for Prominent) on Leica M8

I once in a while use my Prominent mount Nokton 50mm 1.5 on the M8, using an Amedeo adapter Prominent-to-M. I did not adjust the image files for contrast or similar things. I used the software...
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 191
Views: 6,427
Posted By raid
Is this camera “$2295 better” than an SL2? Is it...

Is this camera “$2295 better” than an SL2?
Is it $5500 better” than an SL?

(Still thinking this over)
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 2,006
Views: 310,953
Posted By raid
This is a very sharp lens. I have used it on a m...

This is a very sharp lens. I have used it on a m 4/3 camera with internal stabilization. Any lack os sharpness seen here was my fault with hand held photography at night and wide open lens.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 2,006
Views: 310,953
Posted By raid
Thank you David. I love using old lenses.

Thank you David. I love using old lenses.
Forum: Photography General Interest 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 62
Views: 1,982
Posted By raid
Your i-Phone 8 Plus is your spare tire, just in...

Your i-Phone 8 Plus is your spare tire, just in case your quirky camera does not work. keep it challenging, and pick a camera that is "non-standard". Have fun.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 1,635
Views: 88,832
Posted By raid
Made in China

Are such lenses more costly than the corresponding Leica lenses?!:eek:
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 30
Views: 1,048
Posted By raid
I own neither lens, but I would pick the FLE...

I own neither lens, but I would pick the FLE here.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 1,635
Views: 88,832
Posted By raid
This is very interesting. Thanks for the...

This is very interesting. Thanks for the information on Mr. Zhou.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 324
Posted By raid
I have the manual 90/2.5. It is my favorite macro...

I have the manual 90/2.5. It is my favorite macro lens, Peter. It is an awesome lens.
Most likely taken with Canon F1N and Tamron 90/2.5 on Fujichrome...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 1,635
Views: 88,832
Posted By raid
I would say YES. Congrats.

I would say YES. Congrats.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 1,635
Views: 88,832
Posted By raid
I have seen Kevin's reply to someone's request to...

I have seen Kevin's reply to someone's request to get a lens. It was basically that the first batch is sold out. Any new lens requests will be for the second batch.
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 12
Views: 511
Posted By raid
Rangefinder35: https://www.rangefinderforum.com/r...

Rangefinder35:

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/37420/med_U37420I1578679697.SEQ.0.jpg

@16mm


https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/33396/U33396I1578825138.SEQ.0.jpg
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 165
Views: 79,936
Posted By raid
I have the first version 50/2 and 50/3.5. I use...

I have the first version 50/2 and 50/3.5. I use these lenses. I am not too picky about smaller issues. Rattling aperture ring? Small amount of edge distortion? Stuff like that. I know that some are...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 01-13-2020
Replies: 8
Views: 526
Posted By raid
There will be a true replica made for the...

There will be a true replica made for the Noctilux 50/1.2. Now this is a lens to watch out for.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-12-2020
Replies: 80
Views: 3,009
Posted By raid
I have an M3 and an M6. Both are in great...

I have an M3 and an M6. Both are in great condition. DAG would be my first choice for a repair.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-12-2020
Replies: 785
Views: 180,919
Posted By raid
Thank you Mike. I quickly took one photo...

Thank you Mike. I quickly took one photo horizontally and one vertically. I used a Pentax-M 50/1.4.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 01-12-2020
Replies: 2,006
Views: 310,953
Posted By raid
Thank you Robert. The M9 works well at ISO1200.

Thank you Robert. The M9 works well at ISO1200.
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 01-12-2020
Replies: 57
Views: 4,257
Posted By raid
I think that modifying the Pentax 50/1.4 to M...

I think that modifying the Pentax 50/1.4 to M mount was/is a brilliant idea. The lens is very sharp and does beautifully with color and with B&W images in a compact package and for a low cost once...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-12-2020
Replies: 785
Views: 180,919
Posted By raid
https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/galler...

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/3565/U3565I1576441625.SEQ.3.jpg


Gulf of...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 01-11-2020
Replies: 57
Views: 4,257
Posted By raid
https://photos.smugmug.com/M8Pentax-M50142019/i-89...

https://photos.smugmug.com/M8Pentax-M50142019/i-89rPF7S/0/48612214/X3/L1002613-X3.jpg


https://photos.smugmug.com/M8Pentax-M50142019/i-2KrWbF9/0/89bb5740/X3/L1002615-X3.jpg


https://photos.smugmug.c...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 01-11-2020
Replies: 57
Views: 4,257
Posted By raid
The lens is an SLR lens, but it is s mall sized...

The lens is an SLR lens, but it is s mall sized lens. Using it is very easy. Some RF lenses are difficult to use due to small sizes or hard to change aperture...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 01-11-2020
Replies: 57
Views: 4,257
Posted By raid
https://photos.smugmug.com/M8Pentax-M50142019/i-cq...

https://photos.smugmug.com/M8Pentax-M50142019/i-cqk7z5S/0/c8616bad/X3/L1002591-X3.jpg


https://photos.smugmug.com/M8Pentax-M50142019/i-5xt4rSc/0/0b093d08/X3/L1002592-X3.jpg


https://photos.smugmug.c...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 01-11-2020
Replies: 57
Views: 4,257
Posted By raid
I used my M8 with the Pentax lens this morning. A...

I used my M8 with the Pentax lens this morning. A storm was supposedly about to come through today, but not much happened beyond rain and some...
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 01-11-2020
Replies: 191
Views: 6,427
Posted By raid
Maybe I should aim at The Screw Monochrom?

Maybe I should aim at The Screw Monochrom?
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 01-11-2020
Replies: 191
Views: 6,427
Posted By raid
"The Screw" makes the Monochrom effectively a 1.0...

"The Screw" makes the Monochrom effectively a 1.0 MP camera!
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 01-10-2020
Replies: 8
Views: 449
Posted By raid
Thank you, Robert!

Thank you, Robert!
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 01-10-2020
Replies: 1,635
Views: 88,832
Posted By raid
We are all "selfish" here! I will use my "new...

We are all "selfish" here! I will use my "new Summicron"-replica on the M9.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 01-10-2020
Replies: 1,635
Views: 88,832
Posted By raid
I have a near mint condition Summicron with...

I have a near mint condition Summicron with goggles. I even have its original box and original 35mm VF in the box with wrapping paper from leica.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 01-10-2020
Replies: 1,635
Views: 88,832
Posted By raid
Thanks! It occurred to me that the prototype lens...

Thanks! It occurred to me that the prototype lens may be different. I will take what I get here. So there will be a mix of red, white (on black) and brass on the barrel.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-10-2020
Replies: 68
Views: 2,588
Posted By raid
Such a terrible tragedy overall, and to think...

Such a terrible tragedy overall, and to think that there exist some people who still deny the possibility of a climate change!
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 01-10-2020
Replies: 1,635
Views: 88,832
Posted By raid
This is very thoughtful by the maker, Kevin. I...

This is very thoughtful by the maker, Kevin. I signed up quickly for this project to get a lens that was made with the Flint Glass.

It seems that current bee-bay asking prices for a Summicron 8...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 01-10-2020
Replies: 1,635
Views: 88,832
Posted By raid
So it will be white lettering. Thanks.

So it will be white lettering. Thanks.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 01-10-2020
Replies: 1,635
Views: 88,832
Posted By raid
A former post https://flic.kr/p/2gFXY9X

A former post https://flic.kr/p/2gFXY9X
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 01-10-2020
Replies: 1,635
Views: 88,832
Posted By raid
Thumbs down On the front around the lens what is seen when...

On the front around the lens what is seen when looking at the lens from the front..
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 01-09-2020
Replies: 1,635
Views: 88,832
Posted By raid
Thank you Kevin. Is the engraving going to be in...

Thank you Kevin.
Is the engraving going to be in white ?
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 01-09-2020
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Posted By raid
I am waiting for an M10 with the new sensor.

I am waiting for an M10 with the new sensor.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 01-09-2020
Replies: 1,635
Views: 88,832
Posted By raid
Can you show the brass lens from the front...

Can you show the brass lens from the front without the lens cap on?
Thanks.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 01-09-2020
Replies: 1,635
Views: 88,832
Posted By raid
Thank you Kevin. I am excited about getting...

Thank you Kevin. I am excited about getting eventually my lens. I will then later order the hood for it. I may not need a VF.
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