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Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 04-30-2016
Replies: 21
Views: 2,507
Posted By lewis44
50 CV Nokton would be a great Combo. Good balance...

50 CV Nokton would be a great Combo. Good balance with the M5. Shot this combo for a good while.
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 02-17-2016
Replies: 75
Views: 14,868
Posted By lewis44
Sherry is Great to deal with. Best is the phone...

Sherry is Great to deal with. Best is the phone call.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-12-2015
Replies: 41
Views: 6,629
Posted By lewis44
+ 1 for Igor Purchased some nice Leica Gear over...

+ 1 for Igor

Purchased some nice Leica Gear over the years.
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 12-01-2015
Replies: 43
Views: 4,014
Posted By lewis44
Pentax 645...

Pentax 645 info.

http://www.pentaxforums.com/camerareviews/pentax-645.html
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 11-21-2015
Replies: 26
Views: 2,610
Posted By lewis44
Tamarkin: Leica M8,2 Black Paint, Nr. 355xxxx,...

Tamarkin:

Leica M8,2 Black Paint, Nr. 355xxxx, complete in box with one-year warranty and handgrip, near Mint $2,250

Leica M8,2 Black Paint, Nr. 356xxxx, with box and one-year warranty, Ex+ $2,095
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-06-2015
Replies: 19
Views: 2,190
Posted By lewis44
Think it was about $75.00 but I had it completely...

Think it was about $75.00 but I had it completely disassembled and cleaned and 1 aperture blade replaced
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-06-2015
Replies: 19
Views: 2,190
Posted By lewis44
Used these Guy's for an overhaul on my Nikon 50mm...

Used these Guy's for an overhaul on my Nikon 50mm f1.4 Ais lens. Great work and quick turnaround.

email: [email protected]

Address:
California Precision Service
1714 28th...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 11-04-2015
Replies: 21
Views: 2,931
Posted By lewis44
Silver Efex Pro works well for me.

Silver Efex Pro works well for me.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-01-2015
Replies: 53
Views: 5,957
Posted By lewis44
I had a M4-P and a 50mm f1.5 Voigtlander Nokton....

I had a M4-P and a 50mm f1.5 Voigtlander Nokton. All I ever used for quite some time. Loved it.
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 10-04-2015
Replies: 2
Views: 1,065
Posted By lewis44
Not this model, but very close. Helped a lot for...

Not this model, but very close. Helped a lot for critical focusing and on a .72 viewfinder. I mostly shot with a .85 M7 & M3 so used it sparingly
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 09-11-2015
Replies: 55
Views: 5,174
Posted By lewis44
Best of the R4's is the R4S Model P. All the bugs...

Best of the R4's is the R4S Model P. All the bugs were corrected

Love Mine & never had a problem
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 09-11-2015
Replies: 314
Views: 88,401
Posted By lewis44
Minolta is a much better Scanner, image wise, but...

Minolta is a much better Scanner, image wise, but hard to get parts or service
Nikon IV and up are also better than the Plustek and some services are still available

ICE is also better with the...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-06-2015
Replies: 888
Views: 175,097
Posted By lewis44
Delta 100 Scanned with Nikon...

Delta 100 Scanned with Nikon LS-50

/https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3913/14834312368_3d12b1df87_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/oARJfm)
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 09-05-2015
Replies: 1,432
Views: 479,981
Posted By lewis44
Love this one.

Love this one.
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 08-26-2015
Replies: 58
Views: 6,192
Posted By lewis44
I guess I'm a Smooth Talker. Always had Good...

I guess I'm a Smooth Talker. Always had Good Results with Sherry. Also I always called around 9PM East Coast time (I'm in Calif.) or Later. She was at her best then and had some great conversations.
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 08-21-2015
Replies: 24
Views: 3,471
Posted By lewis44
Mark has always treated me right and the work was...

Mark has always treated me right and the work was 1st rate.
Sometimes he has been slow, but mostly because he's been looking for parts.
Contacted him about a month ago & got a quick reply
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 08-01-2015
Replies: 25
Views: 4,134
Posted By lewis44
Very Good Advise. Both are much better than the...

Very Good Advise. Both are much better than the Plustek and easier to use. The IV (LS40) is 2900 dpi and the V (LS50) is 4000 dpi. Quality is about the same.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 06-25-2015
Replies: 34
Views: 2,899
Posted By lewis44
Nokton 58mm f1.4 AIs. Had this one when I was...

Nokton 58mm f1.4 AIs.
Had this one when I was Shooting Nikon. Loved it.
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 04-21-2015
Replies: 26
Views: 4,127
Posted By lewis44
Looks like you are using a demo version of the...

Looks like you are using a demo version of the software. Maybe the software is cropping it because of that.
Check with Silverfast
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 04-19-2015
Replies: 13
Views: 1,470
Posted By lewis44
I have 5ea. Canon FD SSC lenses. Use them on my...

I have 5ea. Canon FD SSC lenses. Use them on my Olympus E-M5. Outstanding Results.
So Good that I Don't have a single M4/3 Lens at this point in time. May step up to a nice M4/3 Zoom at some point,...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-26-2015
Replies: 38
Views: 10,778
Posted By lewis44
Ned, Tom's Soft Release took care of that same...

Ned,
Tom's Soft Release took care of that same feeling on my M7. May work for you.
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 03-03-2015
Replies: 522
Views: 32,797
Posted By lewis44
[quote=HuubL;2458411]All you need to know is that...

[quote=HuubL;2458411]All you need to know is that Farah died last December at the age of 14. This photo was taken about a year earlier.
OK, now finish me...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 03-01-2015
Replies: 522
Views: 32,797
Posted By lewis44
Ned, I Have not been around here for awhile. Good...

Ned,
I Have not been around here for awhile.
Good to see that you are back with the same old Piss & Vinegar
Hope all has been well with you.
Randy
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-29-2014
Replies: 334
Views: 39,040
Posted By lewis44
http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery...

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/8365/U8365I1417321904.SEQ.4.jpg
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-09-2014
Replies: 54
Views: 4,998
Posted By lewis44
I've had most of the M Series Film Camera's and...

I've had most of the M Series Film Camera's and the M5 would be the one. Viewfinder info, ease of use, Build Quality and a great meter are it's best features.
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 09-25-2014
Replies: 94
Views: 13,304
Posted By lewis44
I sold a Pentax MX & 50mm f1.4 Lens to someone...

I sold a Pentax MX & 50mm f1.4 Lens to someone with an address in Oregon.
Come to find out it was a freight Forwarder and was sent to China. Somewhere along the way it was damaged and the buyer...
Forum: DIYS Modifications 09-08-2014
Replies: 190
Views: 29,123
Posted By lewis44
Back in the Day, when digital was starting, I...

Back in the Day, when digital was starting, I remember two companies that came up with a digital back/module. Both had big write-ups and a bright hope. Both were bought out and never to be heard of...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 08-27-2014
Replies: 48
Views: 6,404
Posted By lewis44
He had to take the top plate off so the knob had...

He had to take the top plate off so the knob had to come off as well to do the work you wanted and probably grabbed the wrong knob. If you did not notice for months it was probably just a mistake...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-19-2014
Replies: 44
Views: 3,459
Posted By lewis44
Was just thinking about Al the other day and went...

Was just thinking about Al the other day and went to reading "The Price of Silver"
Here is the link if anyone is interested.

http://thepriceofsilver.blogspot.com/
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-16-2014
Replies: 98
Views: 10,102
Posted By lewis44
Great Shot Keith. Put some clothes on.

Great Shot Keith.
Put some clothes on.
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-28-2014
Replies: 9,202
Views: 913,709
Posted By lewis44
Back to the Future. Leica R 4S Model 2 (P) &...

Back to the Future.

Leica R 4S Model 2 (P) & Leica 50mm f2 Summicron R (Canada)
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-28-2014
Replies: 5,693
Views: 512,317
Posted By lewis44
https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3872/14380013128_05...

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3872/14380013128_0596c10d4f_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/nUHjUQ)
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-01-2014
Replies: 29
Views: 2,644
Posted By lewis44
See This Article and you won't worry any...

See This Article and you won't worry any more

http://www.lensrentals.com/blog/2008/10/front-element-scratches
Forum: DIYS Modifications 06-12-2014
Replies: 29
Views: 4,788
Posted By lewis44
I had one screw break as I was unscrewing to take...

I had one screw break as I was unscrewing to take the mount off to send to John Milch for coding. I emailed Stephen to get one and he told me to get one from a camera shop. Seeing he is the Guy for...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 04-25-2014
Replies: 12
Views: 1,792
Posted By lewis44
Try it. you can get a free trial for I think 30...

Try it. you can get a free trial for I think 30 days
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 04-23-2014
Replies: 12
Views: 1,792
Posted By lewis44
How 'bout that !!!! My 1st New scanner purchase...

How 'bout that !!!!

My 1st New scanner purchase (Polaroid 4000) was a long time ago and as memory serves, it came with Silverfast.
Silverfast kept upgrading and Minor changes were free, but with new...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 04-08-2014
Replies: 242
Views: 41,129
Posted By lewis44
I ordered again from Morgan, got a response the...

I ordered again from Morgan, got a response the same day and received the skins 3 days later.
What can I tell you. I have never had a problem with him in over 10 years, but I don't order exotic...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-31-2014
Replies: 16
Views: 3,145
Posted By lewis44
Here is an interesting article about scratches on...

Here is an interesting article about scratches on the front element of lenses.

http://www.lensrentals.com/blog/2008/10/front-element-scratches
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-30-2014
Replies: 16
Views: 3,145
Posted By lewis44
http://www.ebay.com/sch/i.html?_trksid=p3984.m570....

http://www.ebay.com/sch/i.html?_trksid=p3984.m570.l1313.TR0.TRC0.X46mm+lens+hood+silver&_nkw=46mm+lens+hood+silver&_sacat=625&_from=R40

this is 46mm, but you could go 49mm hood & a 46-49 step-up...
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 01-12-2014
Replies: 41
Views: 22,138
Posted By lewis44
Ilford Delta 400 Scanning some old neg's. Can't...

Ilford Delta 400
Scanning some old neg's. Can't remember the Developer
http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7421/11922810156_15c3cde320_h.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-28-2013
Replies: 1,016
Views: 156,568
Posted By lewis44
http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5517/11471832765_233...

http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5517/11471832765_23373de049_b.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-21-2013
Replies: 168
Views: 18,430
Posted By lewis44
One Last Shot in the Harbor @ Newport. As you can...

One Last Shot in the Harbor @ Newport. As you can guess, I'm Partial to the Place.

http://farm3.staticflickr.com/2852/11482556743_238ceec698_b.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-20-2013
Replies: 168
Views: 18,430
Posted By lewis44
Another one of the Harbor in Newport. Velvia...

Another one of the Harbor in Newport. Velvia 50

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7421/11472212343_a10bb80587_b.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-20-2013
Replies: 168
Views: 18,430
Posted By lewis44
Harbor, Newport...

Harbor, Newport Oregon

http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5541/11471858754_d1359e910e_b.jpg
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 12-18-2013
Replies: 660
Views: 155,563
Posted By lewis44
San Jose MOMA. Kodak...

San Jose MOMA. Kodak BW400CN

http://farm3.staticflickr.com/2089/2265530007_91a1bea6f1_b.jpg

Santa Cruz in 2008 BW400CN

http://farm3.staticflickr.com/2050/2260933373_d4e4249bb1_b.jpg
Forum: Zeiss Contax 12-17-2013
Replies: 25
Views: 3,006
Posted By lewis44
ToCad is the service for kyocera and as far as I...

ToCad is the service for kyocera and as far as I know, they still service them. Usually do a complete service when you send it in.
http://www.tocad.com/
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 12-13-2013
Replies: 14
Views: 2,566
Posted By lewis44
If memory serves, the difference is that the 4000...

If memory serves, the difference is that the 4000 & 5000 will scan a full roll of film and the IV & V will only do 6 frames. There is a slot on the rear of the scanner for a roll film attachment that...
Forum: RFF Polls 11-28-2013
Replies: 55
Views: 5,542
Posted By lewis44
Olympus OM-D & Panasonic/Leica 25mm f1.4 is a...

Olympus OM-D & Panasonic/Leica 25mm f1.4 is a hard combo to beat regardless of system
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 11-18-2013
Replies: 107
Views: 20,135
Posted By lewis44
Plustek 8100i Fuji Velvia 100. Based on cost,...

Plustek 8100i Fuji Velvia 100.
Based on cost, it's a great Scanner for the $$$$ and Yes, there is a learning curve to get good scans.

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7300/10928673355_3f4dfaf791_b.jpg
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-12-2013
Replies: 117
Views: 8,816
Posted By lewis44
Newport...

Newport Oregon

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7377/9201396719_d5905485ed_b.jpg
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 10-26-2013
Replies: 1,388
Views: 328,987
Posted By lewis44
Going back to Memory Lane. Shot with the M8 in...

Going back to Memory Lane. Shot with the M8 in 2010 & just processed recently.

http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5496/10505119195_be8f2d532e_b.jpg
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-22-2013
Replies: 28
Views: 2,044
Posted By lewis44
I have on of these for long...

I have on of these for long...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-19-2013
Replies: 19
Views: 2,247
Posted By lewis44
http://static.bhphoto.com/images/images150x150/520...

http://static.bhphoto.com/images/images150x150/520428.jpg ...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-19-2013
Replies: 19
Views: 2,247
Posted By lewis44
The Magnifier for the F3 and below is called the...

The Magnifier for the F3 and below is called the Model 1. I have one that I used on my standard F3. Works great.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 10-14-2013
Replies: 138
Views: 11,573
Posted By lewis44
True 'Dat !!!

True 'Dat !!!
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 10-13-2013
Replies: 17
Views: 2,238
Posted By lewis44
I mostly use DXO Software for Processing and it...

I mostly use DXO Software for Processing and it has modules for most camera/lens combos built in so I don't think about it. I do tweak the images in Photoshop afterwards, but not much.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-12-2013
Replies: 168
Views: 18,430
Posted By lewis44
One more from my cruise down highway...

One more from my cruise down highway 1

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7330/9805162596_d7e34a07e6_b.jpg
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 10-12-2013
Replies: 138
Views: 11,573
Posted By lewis44
What is Google? ( Response Sent Via US Postal...

What is Google?

( Response Sent Via US Postal Service as I can't figure out how to use my iphone )
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-06-2013
Replies: 3,163
Views: 496,198
Posted By lewis44
http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7369/9823294643_a4e1...

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7369/9823294643_a4e1b95669_b.jpg

http://farm3.staticflickr.com/2822/9823320203_76300c864f_b.jpg

http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3698/9823302973_e4672731a7_b.jpg

Nikon 1...
Forum: CSC : Digital Compact System Cameras - 09-30-2013
Replies: 16
Views: 2,948
Posted By lewis44
A Dandy Little Camera. I find I use it more than...

A Dandy Little Camera. I find I use it more than my other cameras.

V1, 10-30mm, Silver Efex Pro

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7369/9823294643_a4e1b95669_b.jpg

Another for your Dining...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 09-29-2013
Replies: 1,388
Views: 328,987
Posted By lewis44
http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7439/10004121604_64c...

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7439/10004121604_64c0cd65fe_b.jpg

M8, Silver Efex Pro
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 09-25-2013
Replies: 74
Views: 7,886
Posted By lewis44
In Black &...

In Black & White:

http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5517/11471832765_23373de049_b.jpg
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 09-24-2013
Replies: 10
Views: 1,371
Posted By lewis44
Try Grain dissolver off. When I had one, never...

Try Grain dissolver off. When I had one, never used it and never had a problem.
Could be something else, but rule that out first.
Forum: CSC : Digital Compact System Cameras - 09-18-2013
Replies: 123
Views: 26,561
Posted By lewis44
Somewhere on Highway 1 near the California/Oregon...

Somewhere on Highway 1 near the California/Oregon Border
Nikon V1, Silver Efex Pro 2

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7424/9737245879_4786f92130_b.jpg

Another View and Slight processing...
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 09-17-2013
Replies: 63
Views: 6,633
Posted By lewis44
OK, If you really have to do it, here is a link...

OK, If you really have to do it, here is a link to GetDPI's for sale listings. Lot's of these folks are also here at...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 09-17-2013
Replies: 73
Views: 7,396
Posted By lewis44
The deal is now on Adobe's site if you are...

The deal is now on Adobe's site if you are interested. I just signed up and I am up and running.
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 09-17-2013
Replies: 63
Views: 6,633
Posted By lewis44
Get over it!!! Your X-Pro 1 camera is 10x better

Get over it!!! Your X-Pro 1 camera is 10x better
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-16-2013
Replies: 168
Views: 18,430
Posted By lewis44
Cape Blanco. Taken a few days ago while driving...

Cape Blanco. Taken a few days ago while driving back from Newport, Oregon
Nikon V1 w/ 30-110mm Lens. Silver Efex Pro 2

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7421/9740849139_bb9fe43552_b.jpg
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 09-14-2013
Replies: 132
Views: 12,245
Posted By lewis44
F##K Apple (sent from my iPhone)

F##K Apple

(sent from my iPhone)
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 09-05-2013
Replies: 73
Views: 7,396
Posted By lewis44
At about $10.00 a month, it is fair (at least to...

At about $10.00 a month, it is fair (at least to me). About the same cost factor of Upgrades that go on forever.

Before this (Cloud) came out, I did some surveys for Adobe, and when asked, this was...
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 09-03-2013
Replies: 26
Views: 2,955
Posted By lewis44
I tried M4/3, coming from Leica/Nikon. Kept all...

I tried M4/3, coming from Leica/Nikon.

Kept all my Nikon lenses & a Film Camera.

Long Story Short: F3, N1-V1 & D7100
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 09-01-2013
Replies: 54
Views: 5,261
Posted By lewis44
Gossen LunaSix

Gossen LunaSix
Forum: Hardware / Computers / Drives / etc 08-30-2013
Replies: 8
Views: 1,612
Posted By lewis44
Boris, Thanks for posting this. My wife wanted...

Boris,
Thanks for posting this. My wife wanted one of these and I was able to get in on it before they sold out
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 08-30-2013
Replies: 107
Views: 20,135
Posted By lewis44
M7, 50mm Summilux, Velvia 100, Nikon...

M7, 50mm Summilux, Velvia 100, Nikon LS-5000

http://farm5.staticflickr.com/4074/4858842273_37cae4002b_b.jpg

Leica M3, 50mm Summilux, Delta 100, Nikon...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 08-29-2013
Replies: 11
Views: 2,398
Posted By lewis44
http://www.zuiko.com/

http://www.zuiko.com/
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 08-24-2013
Replies: 13
Views: 2,152
Posted By lewis44
When I was scanning a lot more than I am now, I...

When I was scanning a lot more than I am now, I used the LS-4000 or 5000. Easy to feed neg's into the machine and you can adapt the neg adapter to do rolls. Scanned @4000 dpi and the scans were...
Forum: CSC : Digital Compact System Cameras - 08-23-2013
Replies: 123
Views: 26,561
Posted By lewis44
Shot in Half Moon Bay,...

Shot in Half Moon Bay,...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 08-15-2013
Replies: 114
Views: 7,925
Posted By lewis44
Because I sold mine years ago in favor of Nikon,...

Because I sold mine years ago in favor of Nikon, but still have a Olympus Auto-S 50mm f1.8 "Made in Japan" sitting on my desk & it needs a home.
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 08-13-2013
Replies: 5
Views: 1,112
Posted By lewis44
LS2000 is a SCSI Scanner ONLY. Pretty good...

LS2000 is a SCSI Scanner ONLY. Pretty good scanner, outstanding in it's day. Has ICE for dust/scratch removal and as memory serves it has 2800dpi files. I had one back in the day and it was probably...
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 08-13-2013
Replies: 202
Views: 17,094
Posted By lewis44
Where is KB23 (Ned) When we need him?????

Where is KB23 (Ned) When we need him?????
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-08-2013
Replies: 2,578
Views: 497,897
Posted By lewis44
Just shot a roll of Arista EDU Ultra 100 to test...

Just shot a roll of Arista EDU Ultra 100 to test a New (For me) Lens, This shot is worked like I would frame & Print it to see what I will get in real time.
Camera Is A Nikon F3 & The Lens is a...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-04-2013
Replies: 303
Views: 27,571
Posted By lewis44
http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8064/8235673055_ed35...

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8064/8235673055_ed35888d94_b.jpg

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8312/8010403582_239644e589_b.jpg

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7220/7155682390_b35643a530_b.jpg
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 08-03-2013
Replies: 1,388
Views: 328,987
Posted By lewis44
Wow, I remember when Ned (NB23) Started this...

Wow, I remember when Ned (NB23) Started this "Leica M8"thread and finally left??? RFF. Memory Lane. I no longer have my M8 and don't think I ever posted any images in this thread, So here goes:

M8,...
Forum: CSC : Digital Compact System Cameras - 08-01-2013
Replies: 93
Views: 20,456
Posted By lewis44
I'm Kinda' fond of the little fella:...

I'm Kinda' fond of the little fella:...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-31-2013
Replies: 3,801
Views: 319,045
Posted By lewis44
Nikon F3 & 50mm f1.4 Lens

Nikon F3 & 50mm f1.4 Lens
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 07-23-2013
Replies: 121
Views: 21,490
Posted By lewis44
GX1 http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3714/9201380245_...

GX1
http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3714/9201380245_fb2c609eb5_b.jpg

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7377/9201396719_d5905485ed_b.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-23-2013
Replies: 320
Views: 37,943
Posted By lewis44
Leica...

Leica M3
http://farm5.staticflickr.com/4147/5086688507_50e130f271_b.jpg

Leica M8
http://farm5.staticflickr.com/4111/5086688209_f320be83a3_b.jpg
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-19-2013
Replies: 5,693
Views: 512,317
Posted By lewis44
http://farm3.staticflickr.com/2846/9037795401_a495...

http://farm3.staticflickr.com/2846/9037795401_a49588d1c7_b.jpg
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 07-18-2013
Replies: 45
Views: 6,136
Posted By lewis44
When I had my M8 I continued to use my 50 pre...

When I had my M8 I continued to use my 50 pre asph. I really grew to like it on the M8, but I also had the VC 35mm f1.2 Nokton and 28mm f1.9 Ultron. I found I used the 35 the most and while it was...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-17-2013
Replies: 1,016
Views: 156,568
Posted By lewis44
Morro Bay,...

Morro Bay, Californiahttp://farm6.staticflickr.com/5181/5647846176_b038210aa6_b.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-17-2013
Replies: 168
Views: 18,430
Posted By lewis44
Astoria http://farm5.staticflickr.com/4097/4821627...

Astoria
http://farm5.staticflickr.com/4097/4821627314_6341574023_b.jpg

Another View
http://farm5.staticflickr.com/4080/4807092640_fa40041f15_b.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-14-2013
Replies: 3,163
Views: 496,198
Posted By lewis44
Port San Luis,...

Port San Luis, California

http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3831/9037750743_4c4d264b16_b.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-11-2013
Replies: 168
Views: 18,430
Posted By lewis44
Sunset, Newport,...

Sunset, Newport, Oregon

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7377/9201396719_d5905485ed_b.jpg

Bridge, Florence, Oregon

http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5452/9204239618_f55c164659_b.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-11-2013
Replies: 224
Views: 18,971
Posted By lewis44
Thanks. It's on the side of a Hotel in San Jose,...

Thanks. It's on the side of a Hotel in San Jose, California. I used to go by it every day. Light was just right and had my camera.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-09-2013
Replies: 224
Views: 18,971
Posted By lewis44
http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3270/2830985571_cb03...

http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3270/2830985571_cb03876796_z.jpg?zz=1

http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3193/2827103668_8c7c9265d7_z.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-09-2013
Replies: 224
Views: 18,971
Posted By lewis44
http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8373/8475406372_e680...

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8373/8475406372_e6807e7e17_b.jpg
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 07-07-2013
Replies: 520
Views: 26,236
Posted By lewis44
Some things need no Explaining

Some things need no Explaining
Forum: Off Topic 06-24-2013
Replies: 88
Views: 13,330
Posted By lewis44
Dave, Check this...

Dave, Check this out:

http://luminous-landscape.com/reviews/cameras/epson-rd1.shtml

There are more of them, mostly on the R-D1 with Lenses.
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 06-19-2013
Replies: 10
Views: 1,716
Posted By lewis44
See Steve Huff's...

See Steve Huff's Review:

http://www.stevehuffphoto.com/2013/06/19/the-voigtlander-50-1-5-aspherical-vm-lens-review/

Great Review. If I still had an M Body, I'd be All Over It.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 06-19-2013
Replies: 35
Views: 13,985
Posted By lewis44
Shot with the Super D & DM in my younger days....

Shot with the Super D & DM in my younger days. Loved them. Built like a tank. Metering was Built in the body, not the Prism. When they were discontinued I went to Nikon. I wish I still had...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 06-06-2013
Replies: 17
Views: 1,777
Posted By lewis44
You can get a film strip holder (FH-2 or FH-3)...

You can get a film strip holder (FH-2 or FH-3) that works with the MA-21 Slide adapter. Holds the strips and you advance manually. It will work in a pinch.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 05-24-2013
Replies: 30
Views: 8,370
Posted By lewis44
Scotch Super 33+ Electrical Tape leaves no...

Scotch Super 33+ Electrical Tape leaves no residue. Been using it for years.
Forum: CSC : Digital Compact System Cameras - 05-22-2013
Replies: 53
Views: 18,094
Posted By lewis44
OM-D ***It has a Dandy Sensor & IS, plus built in...

OM-D ***It has a Dandy Sensor & IS, plus built in VF
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-29-2013
Replies: 2,009
Views: 303,664
Posted By lewis44
http://farm5.staticflickr.com/4114/4909699448_94af...

http://farm5.staticflickr.com/4114/4909699448_94afa25039_b.jpg

http://farm5.staticflickr.com/4138/4909699006_82d6b86e84_b.jpg

http://farm5.staticflickr.com/4080/4909701690_49c3052109_b.jpg
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 03-09-2013
Replies: 127
Views: 28,798
Posted By lewis44
M9 + Silver Efex Pro

M9 + Silver Efex Pro
Forum: DIYS Modifications 02-25-2013
Replies: 5
Views: 1,282
Posted By lewis44
John White still does AI Conversions and has been...

John White still does AI Conversions and has been doing it almost forever. If you can't find an adapter ring (Almost Impossible now) John is the Guy.
Check here: http://www.aiconversions.com/
I used...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-24-2013
Replies: 49
Views: 3,753
Posted By lewis44
Best bang for the buck: 90mm Konica M-...

Best bang for the buck: 90mm Konica M- Hexanon

Sharp, Small & Light w/Built in hood.

http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3067/2947863450_94be601856_b.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-19-2013
Replies: 101
Views: 9,110
Posted By lewis44
http://farm3.staticflickr.com/2615/4059338747_ff30...

http://farm3.staticflickr.com/2615/4059338747_ff3014effa_o.jpg

Crossing @ Nipton,...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-14-2013
Replies: 168
Views: 18,430
Posted By lewis44
A Perfect Mix of Needs - Somewhere between...

A Perfect Mix of Needs - Somewhere between Klamath Falls & Bend on Highway 97

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8373/8475406372_e6807e7e17_b.jpg
Forum: Other RF 02-14-2013
Replies: 103
Views: 7,799
Posted By lewis44
I'm giving away my age, but I had a Canon P with...

I'm giving away my age, but I had a Canon P with a 50mm f1.2 in the late 60's. I've had more than a few cameras since then, but outside of the M3, it's the one I think back on most fondly. I can...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 02-07-2013
Replies: 17
Views: 5,464
Posted By lewis44
I can't compare the Coolscan iv to the Plustek,...

I can't compare the Coolscan iv to the Plustek, however:

I've owned or used the LS-4000, 5000 & 8000 along with the Plustek. The Nikon's are all better in every way, mostly because they will focus...
Forum: Other RF 02-04-2013
Replies: 103
Views: 7,799
Posted By lewis44
Canon Canonet QL-17

Canon Canonet QL-17
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 01-19-2013
Replies: 13
Views: 5,744
Posted By lewis44
If you want to pay through the Arse, you can get...

If you want to pay through the Arse, you can get them here:
http://www.scandig.com/filmscanner-accessories/canon/index.html
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-12-2013
Replies: 5,693
Views: 512,317
Posted By lewis44
I Wish I was There

I Wish I was There
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 01-06-2013
Replies: 9
Views: 1,442
Posted By lewis44
The top cover is quite easy to remove, so it...

The top cover is quite easy to remove, so it should be a simple job. I had mine off, but did not pay any attention to what you wanted to do.
Here is a link to do...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 01-03-2013
Replies: 87
Views: 15,893
Posted By lewis44
The last time I sent Don work he quoted 3 weeks....

The last time I sent Don work he quoted 3 weeks. I got it back in a month. Shipping took 4 days, so he was right on time in my book. Also, I emailed him yesterday and the reply was in my inbox this...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-27-2012
Replies: 5,693
Views: 512,317
Posted By lewis44
Sunset @ Ocean Beach, San Francisco & Golden Gate...

Sunset @ Ocean Beach, San Francisco & Golden Gate bridge
All taken on my wife's Birthday
Nikon V1

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8363/8257064846_ec0e157209_b.jpg...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 12-23-2012
Replies: 9
Views: 1,637
Posted By lewis44
DAG. See: http://www.dagcamera.com/leica_m.htm

DAG. See: http://www.dagcamera.com/leica_m.htm
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 12-22-2012
Replies: 9
Views: 1,637
Posted By lewis44
www.Cameraleather.com...

www.Cameraleather.com (http://www.Cameraleather.com) does offer coverings for the M8. I see some posts that say delivery from Morgan Sparks (Owner) is a problem. I have never had a problem. I usually...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 11-26-2012
Replies: 19
Views: 1,982
Posted By lewis44
Can't remember if it was Adorama or B&H, but I...

Can't remember if it was Adorama or B&H, but I had an issue with a Cosina product and they referred me to a repair facility for warranty repairs. I believe it was Washington State that I sent it. In...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 11-24-2012
Replies: 3
Views: 1,207
Posted By lewis44
Cameraquest (Stephen) is the US Distributor and...

Cameraquest (Stephen) is the US Distributor and he does repairs on cameras, so I would check with him. He also owns this site.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 11-14-2012
Replies: 27
Views: 2,804
Posted By lewis44
Like Cam said, take it all in and have it all...

Like Cam said, take it all in and have it all checked (Camera & Lenses). You are going to have it with you anyway.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 11-14-2012
Replies: 27
Views: 2,804
Posted By lewis44
I have used Steve and he does a great job. Has...

I have used Steve and he does a great job. Has Leica experience and is recommended by LHSA:
http://www.lhsa.org/resources/repair_services/default.aspx
Hope this helps.
Forum: RFF Polls 09-16-2012
Replies: 261
Views: 31,258
Posted By lewis44
Still Lugging my Nikon D2x & a Set of MF Lenses...

Still Lugging my Nikon D2x & a Set of MF Lenses around. Also works great as a weapon against Muggers.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 09-02-2012
Replies: 49
Views: 6,370
Posted By lewis44
Here is a link to everything you want to know...

Here is a link to everything you want to know about the F4:

http://www.mir.com.my/rb/photography/hardwares/classics/nikonf4/index.htm

I use one and have the K & P Screens. Both are Split image and...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-21-2012
Replies: 11
Views: 1,466
Posted By lewis44
You Got it. I sent you a PM with my email address

You Got it.
I sent you a PM with my email address
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-21-2012
Replies: 11
Views: 1,466
Posted By lewis44
Good tape indeed. If I don't see an image from...

Good tape indeed.
If I don't see an image from ark8012, I'll send it to you if it won't spoil the Karma.

Also, I checked Aki-Asahi's site and the back door cover will either have a slightly rounded...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-21-2012
Replies: 11
Views: 1,466
Posted By lewis44
Looks like you are first. Form a line if the pic...

Looks like you are first.

Form a line if the pic from ark8012 doesn't show up
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-21-2012
Replies: 11
Views: 1,466
Posted By lewis44
Does your M3 Film Door Need Re-Covering???

If you were smart enough to view this thread and your M3 Film Door does need recovering, you are in luck.

I've got an Aki-Asahi covering #4008 for the back door of an M3 that I did not use.

It's...
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 08-10-2012
Replies: 28
Views: 5,395
Posted By lewis44
Looks like a little more post processing is the...

Looks like a little more post processing is the key. Epson files need it, or at least mine did.
Here are your images with some color adjustments and...
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 08-10-2012
Replies: 11
Views: 2,548
Posted By lewis44
Here you Go.

Here you Go.
Forum: Half Frames / Subminiatures 07-27-2012
Replies: 16
Views: 3,111
Posted By lewis44
Looks Great. I'm going to try some Kodak BW400CN...

Looks Great. I'm going to try some Kodak BW400CN this weekend and see how it does.
I can get B&W Neg's and be able to get rid of the dust spots scanning, using ICE.
I used to shoot it with my Leica's...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 07-25-2012
Replies: 31
Views: 10,914
Posted By lewis44
Follow this thread and you will get your answer...

Follow this thread and you will get your answer re:windows 7
It will work

http://www.l-camera-forum.com/leica-forum/film-forum/199675-nikon-coolscan-windows-7-a.html
Forum: Half Frames / Subminiatures 07-20-2012
Replies: 16
Views: 3,111
Posted By lewis44
I had a C.R.I.S Adapter and it worked fine, but a...

I had a C.R.I.S Adapter and it worked fine, but a Wein Cell is just as good if the meter is working
Forum: Half Frames / Subminiatures 07-20-2012
Replies: 16
Views: 3,111
Posted By lewis44
My biggest problem with focusing are my glasses....

My biggest problem with focusing are my glasses. Hard to see the full viewfinder for framing. Also with progressive lenses, sometimes a problem finding the sweet spot.
As luck would have it, I just...
Forum: Half Frames / Subminiatures 07-20-2012
Replies: 16
Views: 3,111
Posted By lewis44
A couple of shots fairly close up. The 38 f1.8 is...

A couple of shots fairly close up. The 38 f1.8 is a Nice lens.

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8022/7607271716_397a31743d_c.jpg

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8428/7607263964_32092746f1_c.jpg
Forum: Half Frames / Subminiatures 07-19-2012
Replies: 16
Views: 3,111
Posted By lewis44
Olympus Pen FT, 1st Shots & Scanning

Just received an Olympus Pen FT w/38mm f1.8 Lens in the mail.
I've always wanted to try one and I got this from one our members.

I took it out for a walk around my back yard just to fire off a quick...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 07-13-2012
Replies: 81
Views: 14,058
Posted By lewis44
$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$

$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-05-2012
Replies: 209
Views: 16,381
Posted By lewis44
Simply Put ------- "This Dude Abide's"

Simply Put -------

"This Dude Abide's"
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 06-27-2012
Replies: 87
Views: 15,893
Posted By lewis44
Dan, I emailed Don a few days ago and he...

Dan,

I emailed Don a few days ago and he responded the same day.

Not to worry, it some times takes a while.
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-25-2012
Replies: 3,801
Views: 319,045
Posted By lewis44
At this point the main camera is/was my...

At this point the main camera is/was my SL2.
However it is off to DAG for a minor tune-up, so the SL takes it's place.
Forum: Digital Printers / Inks / Papers etc 06-20-2012
Replies: 6
Views: 2,516
Posted By lewis44
I second this. Great B&W

I second this. Great B&W
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 06-08-2012
Replies: 58
Views: 4,957
Posted By lewis44
Morro Bay, California. Digital Image processed...

Morro Bay, California.

Digital Image processed with NIK Silver Efex Pro

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7220/7155682390_568ccde603_c.jpg
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 06-07-2012
Replies: 15
Views: 4,028
Posted By lewis44
Direct link to Nikon...

Direct link to Nikon F3

http://aki-asahi.com/store/html/Nikon-F3/index.php

Great Product, Fast Service. Only takes about a week from Japan.
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 05-10-2012
Replies: 23
Views: 2,444
Posted By lewis44
If you don't mind SCSI, and it sounds like you...

If you don't mind SCSI, and it sounds like you don't, I would suggest the Nikon LS-2000. As Good or better than what you have listed and there is a guy that still does a complete service for about...
Forum: Digital Printers / Inks / Papers etc 02-17-2012
Replies: 3
Views: 1,255
Posted By lewis44
When I had my Epson 2200, I used re-fillable ink...

When I had my Epson 2200, I used re-fillable ink carts and MIS Inks.
Getting the color profiles right took some doing and in the end, had some profiles made for the papers I was using most. Probably...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 02-13-2012
Replies: 53
Views: 15,515
Posted By lewis44
I've done business with mark over quite a few...

I've done business with mark over quite a few years and he is a stand up guy.

His problem if there is one, is at times he does not have the parts and goes looking for part's cameras to find them and...
Forum: Other RF 02-12-2012
Replies: 3
Views: 1,120
Posted By lewis44
I wear glasses, but the diopter correction you...

I wear glasses, but the diopter correction you can dial in is enough for me to not use glasses when shooting. I pop them up on my forehead. I have cable ends on the glasses, so it works great for...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-05-2012
Replies: 1,016
Views: 156,568
Posted By lewis44
http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery...

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/8365/U8365I1328470473.SEQ.0.jpg

Montana De Oro State Park. Just South of Morro Bay, California
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 02-01-2012
Replies: 2
Views: 551
Posted By lewis44
If you are talking about the update to use a 35mm...

If you are talking about the update to use a 35mm lens (green label) on a Contax G1, then this is the only place:

http://www.tocad.com/services.html
email is: [email protected]
Phone: ...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 11-23-2011
Replies: 102
Views: 12,892
Posted By lewis44
I just got in on the last 50mm f2.5 at B&H. It's...

I just got in on the last 50mm f2.5 at B&H. It's on it's way. Should be here Wednesday.
When I receive it I'll do a side by side with it and the 50 Summicron Rigid I have and post the results if...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-23-2011
Replies: 33
Views: 2,698
Posted By lewis44
Thanks for the Heads Up. I just bought it. I've...

Thanks for the Heads Up. I just bought it.
I've been wanting to try this lens and now I can.

I have a 50 Rigid, so when I get it I'll do a comparison of the two.
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 11-20-2011
Replies: 22
Views: 5,691
Posted By lewis44
Ai & SE are software differences. Scanner is the...

Ai & SE are software differences. Scanner is the same. AI is the Silverfast full featured software, SE is the Lite Version. See:

http://www.silverfast.com/
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-12-2011
Replies: 15
Views: 2,670
Posted By lewis44
I have used John White for years. Highly...

I have used John White for years. Highly Recommend.
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 10-22-2011
Replies: 1
Views: 1,419
Posted By lewis44
http://support.nikonusa.com/app/answers/detail/a_i...

http://support.nikonusa.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/14463

This is the only vista software. It works in windows 7 as well.
Forum: RFF Polls 10-17-2011
Replies: 208
Views: 27,295
Posted By lewis44
Nikon F3 w/ Fuji Velvia 100 Nikon F100 w/...

Nikon F3 w/ Fuji Velvia 100
Nikon F100 w/ Fuji Reala 100
Leica M3 w/ Fuji Across 100

Looks like I prefer Fuji 100 films. How 'bout That
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-13-2011
Replies: 18
Views: 1,554
Posted By lewis44
Ditto. All of my cameras have diopters on or in...

Ditto. All of my cameras have diopters on or in them. I have glasses with cable ends and just pop them up on my 4 head and focus/shoot. Back down when I'm done.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-24-2011
Replies: 44
Views: 4,989
Posted By lewis44
Nikon 85 f1.4 F??? close to 1.4, Fuji...

Nikon 85 f1.4 F??? close to 1.4, Fuji Reala

http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6180/6179655618_5331c4989a_z.jpg (http://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/%3Ca%20href=)">
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 09-09-2011
Replies: 13
Views: 24,467
Posted By lewis44
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mineral_oil The...

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mineral_oil

The easy way. Follow the link
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 09-09-2011
Replies: 13
Views: 24,467
Posted By lewis44
Frank, I just got one (F100) yesterday with the...

Frank,
I just got one (F100) yesterday with the same problem. Did almost exactly what you did and it seems fine.
Great minds think Alike.
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 08-18-2011
Replies: 13
Views: 1,782
Posted By lewis44
The close focusing cam on the DR is the problem...

The close focusing cam on the DR is the problem on the M8. If the lens cavity is bigger, or different in the R-D1 or other camera , it will work. Hit & Miss

You can Modify the Cam, but the Close...
Forum: Photo Software 08-12-2011
Replies: 18
Views: 2,761
Posted By lewis44
Gerry, You might want to find a copy of Silver...

Gerry,
You might want to find a copy of Silver Efex Pro, 1st version.
Unless you have Photoshop CS5 and a really good graphics card, version 2 is not a big change.
I tried the new version using...
Forum: Photo Software 08-12-2011
Replies: 18
Views: 2,761
Posted By lewis44
Prints out quite nicely on an inkjet. I've gone...

Prints out quite nicely on an inkjet.

I've gone up to 8x12 on 11x17 paper and it holds well.
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-12-2011
Replies: 15
Views: 1,680
Posted By lewis44
As far as SLR's go, it had to be the Topcon Super...

As far as SLR's go, it had to be the Topcon Super D



For Rangefinders, nothing compares to the Leica M3
Forum: Photo Software 08-12-2011
Replies: 18
Views: 2,761
Posted By lewis44
This one from My M8, Silver Efex...

This one from My M8, Silver Efex Processed.

http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4105/5087284404_10ff614e4d_b.jpg (http://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/%3Ca%20href=)">
Forum: Photo Software 08-12-2011
Replies: 18
Views: 2,761
Posted By lewis44
Here is an image shot using Kodak BW400CN that...

Here is an image shot using Kodak BW400CN that was processed using Silver Efex.
You won't get this look any other way.

http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4147/5086688507_d8b192b80f_b.jpg...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 08-12-2011
Replies: 52
Views: 8,881
Posted By lewis44
I don't have one any more, but when I did I only...

I don't have one any more, but when I did I only used MF Lenses on it.
Great Camera.
I'm using F3's now, but thought about getting another F4.
You'll Love it.
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 08-02-2011
Replies: 56
Views: 9,978
Posted By lewis44
I second this. I have been using film scanners...

I second this. I have been using film scanners since the Polaroid SprintScan 4000 came out.
I Always scan with the very minimum of adjustments with the scanning software.
Vuescan Raw files are the...
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 07-19-2011
Replies: 1,753
Views: 444,608
Posted By lewis44
Here are a few from some time age. Recent...

Here are a few from some time age. Recent conversion to B&W using NIK Silver Efex Pro. Shot in Joshua Tree National Park

http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5029/5553046605_b76949539f_b.jpg...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-07-2011
Replies: 62
Views: 14,637
Posted By lewis44
Question??? If 3.5 ml exhausts a 35mm 36...

Question???

If 3.5 ml exhausts a 35mm 36 exposure roll, I would think that the amount of water makes no difference.

If I use a 1 roll stainless tank and it holds 8 oz of liquid and mix 3.5ml with 8...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-07-2011
Replies: 4
Views: 1,204
Posted By lewis44
It is Fuji Across 100. See...

It is Fuji Across 100.
See Here:

http://www.digitaltruth.com/devchart.php?Film=Neopan+100+Acros&Developer=HC-110&mdc=Search

I just did a roll yesterday. Great results.
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 07-05-2011
Replies: 25
Views: 4,445
Posted By lewis44
I just did mine as well. I first sent it to...

I just did mine as well. I first sent it to Steve's Camera (He's Close) and then when he couldn't get the RF adjustments right, off to Japan.
There has to be a lot of Cosina stuff inside and 5 years...
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 07-05-2011
Replies: 25
Views: 4,445
Posted By lewis44
Joe, Here is a link to Epson Repair in...

Joe,
Here is a link to Epson Repair in Japan.

http://www.epson.jp/support/shuri/10_digital_camera.htm

The R-D1 will still be serviced until 9/30/2013
The R-D1s until 9/30/2016
If you have a R-D1s...
Forum: Tom Abrahamsson of RapidWinder.com 06-14-2011
Replies: 59
Views: 9,598
Posted By lewis44
What could be Sweeter. M5, Thumbs Up. RapidGrip &...

What could be Sweeter.
M5, Thumbs Up. RapidGrip & Last but not Least. Y&Y
This is the way to keep this Big Baby Steady

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3176/5833917575_55598f9c7b_b.jpg...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 06-10-2011
Replies: 15
Views: 1,838
Posted By lewis44
I just took a look and the spacer under the lever...

I just took a look and the spacer under the lever was upside down. A 10 second fix. Done. Thanks. Good Catch.

Thanks all for the helpful information folks.

As for selling the lens and camera as a...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 06-09-2011
Replies: 15
Views: 1,838
Posted By lewis44
Canon P #7000041 What's it Worth???

I need some help in finding out what this camera is worth.
It is the 41'st P built and had a pretty sheltered life.

the first owner used it sparingly up through about 1970. She then gave it to her...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 06-09-2011
Replies: 55
Views: 7,805
Posted By lewis44
Guy's, After reading this thread about 2 hours...

Guy's,
After reading this thread about 2 hours ago, I emailed Morgan to give him a heads up. I just received a reply:



And NO, I don't have any secret email to get to him. I'm just another...
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 06-07-2011
Replies: 12
Views: 1,565
Posted By lewis44
Yep, I have one. PM me with your mailing address...

Yep, I have one. PM me with your mailing address and I'll send it.

If you are in a hurry and can find one locally the cord is a 7amp 125 volt cord.

If you have a radio shack nearby, they will...
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 06-07-2011
Replies: 12
Views: 1,565
Posted By lewis44
I'll look, but I think I have a few of those...

I'll look, but I think I have a few of those cords. I'll send you one if I have one.
I'll check and get back to you in about an hour.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-06-2011
Replies: 40
Views: 2,729
Posted By lewis44
My M5 with TomA Rapidgrip. You have to modify it...

My M5 with TomA Rapidgrip. You have to modify it a little bit to fit an M5, but it works.
http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5178/5522834693_faac6b6e12_b.jpg...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 05-24-2011
Replies: 60
Views: 10,555
Posted By lewis44
Silver Efex has quite a few adjustments. I...

Silver Efex has quite a few adjustments.

I normally use the Neutral preset and then make my corrections to that. On the right side, in Silver Efex, I adjust Brightness, Contract and Structure, then...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 05-23-2011
Replies: 60
Views: 10,555
Posted By lewis44
I went back to some old shots done with a Epson...

I went back to some old shots done with a Epson R-D1 Shot in Color and used Nik Silver Efex Pro to convert to B&W.
Here are a few:
http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5029/5553046605_b76949539f_b.jpg...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-23-2011
Replies: 6
Views: 1,310
Posted By lewis44
Had the Hex 28 f2.8 & VC 28 f1.9. Both were...

Had the Hex 28 f2.8 & VC 28 f1.9. Both were great. I have the VC 28 f2 now.
You cant go wrong with any of them. You could also add the Minolta 28 m Mount in the list as well.
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 05-18-2011
Replies: 18
Views: 1,755
Posted By lewis44
Looks like the seller cancelled the item. I guess...

Looks like the seller cancelled the item. I guess someone gave them a heads up and they did the right thing.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 05-16-2011
Replies: 60
Views: 5,217
Posted By lewis44
I agree with this statement. Look, if you switch,...

I agree with this statement.
Look, if you switch, you will be using Primes on the Leica, so give Primes a shot on your D700.
I had zooms and hated the size. I now only have Primes and am a happy...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 05-12-2011
Replies: 13
Views: 1,320
Posted By lewis44
I adjusted the levels in Photoshop and then...

I adjusted the levels in Photoshop and then darkened the highlights in some of the colors using PictoColor iCorrect Edit Lab. I did not do any sharpening as it was plenty sharp.
I agree it could...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 05-12-2011
Replies: 13
Views: 1,320
Posted By lewis44
Played with it a little in...

Played with it a little in Photoshop

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2221/5713646551_433f9c6c3e_b.jpg (http://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/%3Ca%20href=)">
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 05-11-2011
Replies: 10
Views: 1,938
Posted By lewis44
Just a shot in the dark, but: Do you have the...

Just a shot in the dark, but:
Do you have the infared/dust/spot removal on? If you do, with B&W film, it will really screw up the scan.
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 05-08-2011
Replies: 9
Views: 2,542
Posted By lewis44
I have had dealings with Dirk @ Japan Exposures...

I have had dealings with Dirk @ Japan Exposures in the past and the experience is always 1st rate.
For what you get the service charge is worth it.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-08-2011
Replies: 2
Views: 461
Posted By lewis44
serial number is on the flash shoe

serial number is on the flash shoe
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-29-2011
Replies: 30
Views: 4,189
Posted By lewis44
Licking film is Mighty Tasty. The Color Chromes...

Licking film is Mighty Tasty. The Color Chromes taste like KFC Chicken.
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 04-28-2011
Replies: 43
Views: 4,011
Posted By lewis44
Caruthers Canyon in the Mojave Desert, California...

Caruthers Canyon in the Mojave Desert, California
This Spot was at between 3000-5000 ft
Good time, Great Booze.

http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4050/4555734443_5e090aa881_b.jpg...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-28-2011
Replies: 30
Views: 4,189
Posted By lewis44
Just tried this. Worked Great. Thanks

Just tried this. Worked Great. Thanks
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 04-18-2011
Replies: 51
Views: 5,742
Posted By lewis44
I've sent my P's to Mark Hama. He does a great...

I've sent my P's to Mark Hama. He does a great job.

http://www.markhama.com/
Forum: Leica Screw Mount Copies 04-13-2011
Replies: 15
Views: 8,200
Posted By lewis44
Wouter, Send it to John and he will give you very...

Wouter,
Send it to John and he will give you very good advise on what he can do. Does great work.
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 04-09-2011
Replies: 163
Views: 22,413
Posted By lewis44
I just bought R-D1s # 103406

I just bought R-D1s # 103406
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 03-30-2011
Replies: 74
Views: 13,247
Posted By lewis44
The M3 is great and if you love the viewfinder,...

The M3 is great and if you love the viewfinder, but want the built in meter it's the R3A or R3M for you.
The M3 is My favorite, but I have a R3M as well. Can't go wrong with either.
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 03-27-2011
Replies: 37
Views: 6,938
Posted By lewis44
There are a couple of company's that do remove...

There are a couple of company's that do remove the filter. I've been temped, buy have not done it.
See: http://www.maxmax.com/hot_rod_visible.htm
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-19-2011
Replies: 3,163
Views: 496,198
Posted By lewis44
M8, Silver Efex...

M8, Silver Efex Pro
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3651/3476044965_09abbd0984_z.jpg
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