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Forum: Leica M9 / ME 16 Hours Ago
Replies: 49
Views: 1,162
Posted By Michael Markey
Agreed …. I`ve been reading about these problems...

Agreed …. I`ve been reading about these problems for far too many years now for me to ever contemplate moving to a Leica digital body.
I still use an old A7R2 for my Leica glass when its not on a...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 2 Days Ago
Replies: 3,162
Views: 496,096
Posted By Michael Markey
DP3M https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49537551...

DP3M

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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 1 Week Ago
Replies: 334
Views: 39,036
Posted By Michael Markey
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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 1 Week Ago
Replies: 334
Views: 39,036
Posted By Michael Markey
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Forum: Cameras in the Movies / TV / Media 1 Week Ago
Replies: 70
Views: 2,784
Posted By Michael Markey
Yes did for me but La Vida Leica posted it on FB...

Yes did for me but La Vida Leica posted it on FB and I was able to access it.
Forum: Cameras in the Movies / TV / Media 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 70
Views: 2,784
Posted By Michael Markey
I`m getting "This video is unavailable :Private...

I`m getting "This video is unavailable :Private ."
Forum: Cameras in the Movies / TV / Media 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 70
Views: 2,784
Posted By Michael Markey
She`s starred in some of the most successful...

She`s starred in some of the most successful international films of the last 20 years .
Not that I`m a film buff , I rarely go , but the early stuff is often on the TV.
Forum: Travel 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 101
Views: 719
Posted By Michael Markey
Lovely shots Larry .

Lovely shots Larry .
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 67
Views: 1,765
Posted By Michael Markey
I`d be interested to hear what you think . I...

I`d be interested to hear what you think .
I always deal with Ffordes ,who are excellent, but recently came across MPB and was curious .
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 31
Views: 1,122
Posted By Michael Markey
No longer works for me in anything other than...

No longer works for me in anything other than Chrome .
Flickr management can also be contacted on Facebook
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 1,585
Views: 202,501
Posted By Michael Markey
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49428683577_d5...

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Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 31
Views: 1,122
Posted By Michael Markey
Yes …. It`s a high price to pay just so you can...

Yes …. It`s a high price to pay just so you can post the odd picture to another forum .
I prefer the content on Insta these days.

First time in years I`m reviewing my continuing membership of Flickr.
Forum: Nikon Mirrorless 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 137
Views: 5,198
Posted By Michael Markey
Very impressive Vince and Larry …. lovely...

Very impressive Vince and Larry …. lovely stuff.
Keep `em coming .
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-12-2020
Replies: 80
Views: 3,000
Posted By Michael Markey
I have a M3DS ,M2 and BPM4. Not much difference...

I have a M3DS ,M2 and BPM4.
Not much difference in either to me although I prefer the loading of the M3/M2 to the so called quick loading of the M4.
My least fav is the M2 ….. I think the manual...
Forum: RFF Polls 01-10-2020
Replies: 136
Views: 24,656
Posted By Michael Markey
Totally agree .

Totally agree .
Forum: RFF Polls 01-09-2020
Replies: 136
Views: 24,656
Posted By Michael Markey
Seems to be a reoccurring theme. I`m all for...

Seems to be a reoccurring theme.
I`m all for simplicity and as a Sony user am the first to admit their menu`s are messy but eventually you work through it.
My Canon`s are simple in comparison and my...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-07-2020
Replies: 68
Views: 2,588
Posted By Michael Markey
Today Police are now working on the premise...

Today

Police are now working on the premise arson is to blame for much of the devastation caused this bushfire season. A strike force will investigate whether blazes were deliberately lit, and...
Forum: Sony E Lenses / Adapted Lenses / Adapters / Images 12-28-2019
Replies: 317
Views: 51,871
Posted By Michael Markey
A7R2 , Zeiss Batis 1.8/85...

A7R2 , Zeiss Batis 1.8/85 Sonnar.

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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-22-2019
Replies: 386
Views: 53,802
Posted By Michael Markey
That looks interesting Mike . This from...

That looks interesting Mike .

This from yesterday. Taken with Canon`s "junk" lens , the Mark 1 400/4 DO

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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-22-2019
Replies: 1,407
Views: 346,080
Posted By Michael Markey
Thank you Mike .

Thank you Mike .
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-21-2019
Replies: 1,407
Views: 346,080
Posted By Michael Markey
http://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49255214846_c1c...

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Forum: Sony E Lenses / Adapted Lenses / Adapters / Images 12-13-2019
Replies: 317
Views: 51,871
Posted By Michael Markey
Thanks Murray …. he`s a nightmare to photograph...

Thanks Murray …. he`s a nightmare to photograph on a bright day. :)
Forum: Sony E Lenses / Adapted Lenses / Adapters / Images 12-13-2019
Replies: 317
Views: 51,871
Posted By Michael Markey
A7R2 2.8/135 Batis (1/500 ,2.8 ,iso...

A7R2 2.8/135 Batis (1/500 ,2.8 ,iso 12800)

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Forum: Sony E Lenses / Adapted Lenses / Adapters / Images 12-13-2019
Replies: 317
Views: 51,871
Posted By Michael Markey
A7R2 2.8/135 Batis (@2.8 .1/500 ,iso...

A7R2 2.8/135 Batis (@2.8 .1/500 ,iso 8000)

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Forum: Sony E Lenses / Adapted Lenses / Adapters / Images 12-01-2019
Replies: 317
Views: 51,871
Posted By Michael Markey
A7R2 1940 3.5/35...

A7R2 1940 3.5/35 Elmar

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Forum: Sony E Lenses / Adapted Lenses / Adapters / Images 12-01-2019
Replies: 317
Views: 51,871
Posted By Michael Markey
A7R2 1940 3.5/35...

A7R2 1940 3.5/35 Elmar

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Forum: Sony E Lenses / Adapted Lenses / Adapters / Images 12-01-2019
Replies: 317
Views: 51,871
Posted By Michael Markey
A7S (Mark 1) , 28 Summicron...

A7S (Mark 1) , 28 Summicron ASPH

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Forum: Sony E Lenses / Adapted Lenses / Adapters / Images 12-01-2019
Replies: 317
Views: 51,871
Posted By Michael Markey
A7R2 Zeiss Batis 2.8/135 APO...

A7R2 Zeiss Batis 2.8/135 APO Sonnar

http://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49153698451_c5a27bf70f_c.jpg
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 11-29-2019
Replies: 14
Views: 818
Posted By Michael Markey
Not much help but there use to be. A chap from...

Not much help but there use to be.
A chap from the UK who was the "DAG of the Contax" and occasionally sold refurb`d ones.
I bought a 139 off him years ago.
Fairly sure that I`ve lost the contact...
Forum: Sony E Lenses / Adapted Lenses / Adapters / Images 11-26-2019
Replies: 317
Views: 51,871
Posted By Michael Markey
Yep …. very happy with the camera apart from the...

Yep …. very happy with the camera apart from the small size .
Just a tad too small for me but with native or RF lenses its fine.
I especially like the Batis range .
Forum: Sony E Lenses / Adapted Lenses / Adapters / Images 11-26-2019
Replies: 317
Views: 51,871
Posted By Michael Markey
Thanks Charles . I keep seeing this Bentley but I...

Thanks Charles .
I keep seeing this Bentley but I couldn`t place the model.
Its an Onyx Bentley.
Just a shade short of a quarter of a million .
Forum: Sony E Lenses / Adapted Lenses / Adapters / Images 11-26-2019
Replies: 317
Views: 51,871
Posted By Michael Markey
A7R2 Canon 400/4 DO...

A7R2 Canon 400/4 DO L

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Forum: Sony E Lenses / Adapted Lenses / Adapters / Images 11-26-2019
Replies: 317
Views: 51,871
Posted By Michael Markey
A7R2 Canon 70-200/2.8 L IS mrk2...

A7R2 Canon 70-200/2.8 L IS mrk2

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Forum: Sony E Lenses / Adapted Lenses / Adapters / Images 11-26-2019
Replies: 317
Views: 51,871
Posted By Michael Markey
A7R2 Zeiss Batis 2.8/135 APO...

A7R2 Zeiss Batis 2.8/135 APO Sonnar


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Forum: Sony E Lenses / Adapted Lenses / Adapters / Images 11-26-2019
Replies: 317
Views: 51,871
Posted By Michael Markey
A7R2 Zeiss Batis 2.8/135 APO Sonnar...

A7R2 Zeiss Batis 2.8/135 APO Sonnar .


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Forum: Sony E Lenses / Adapted Lenses / Adapters / Images 11-25-2019
Replies: 317
Views: 51,871
Posted By Michael Markey
A7R2 Zeiss Batis...

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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-22-2019
Replies: 3,330
Views: 574,703
Posted By Michael Markey
http://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49091047571_907...

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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-22-2019
Replies: 3,330
Views: 574,703
Posted By Michael Markey
http://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49090539848_e81...

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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-22-2019
Replies: 3,330
Views: 574,703
Posted By Michael Markey
http://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49090615258_5e3...

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Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 11-17-2019
Replies: 18
Views: 1,708
Posted By Michael Markey
I use my A7R2 with a Metabones V and Canon long...

I use my A7R2 with a Metabones V and Canon long glass .
It`s ok but if stuff gets confusing I switch to manual focus which ,given what I use the long glass for , is sometimes too slow.

I have two...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 11-16-2019
Replies: 197
Views: 13,228
Posted By Michael Markey
Looks really good Vince. Some of my favourite...

Looks really good Vince.
Some of my favourite shots there .
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 11-16-2019
Replies: 22
Views: 1,220
Posted By Michael Markey
Turned off after "anyways" .

Turned off after "anyways" .
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-14-2019
Replies: 15
Views: 1,130
Posted By Michael Markey
This is eight years old when he was shooting...

This is eight years old when he was shooting Canon but he explains the large format camera and why he shoots it .

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UnL24q11oEU
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-14-2019
Replies: 15
Views: 1,130
Posted By Michael Markey
He also uses Holga and up to the last winter...

He also uses Holga and up to the last winter Olympics was a Canon shooter but switched to Sony.
There`s a persistent rumour that he`s the chap running and changing film in Nick Ut`s famous photograph...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 11-12-2019
Replies: 197
Views: 13,228
Posted By Michael Markey
Impressive …. have a good show.

Impressive …. have a good show.
Forum: Leica SL 11-11-2019
Replies: 196
Views: 7,168
Posted By Michael Markey
I watched that . No doubt that the SL is to be...

I watched that .
No doubt that the SL is to be the new standard for Leica .
The EVF and new lens mount both open up advantages not possible within the design constraints of the M model .
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 11-10-2019
Replies: 19
Views: 2,929
Posted By Michael Markey
I have four . A 335 bought about 25 years ago , a...

I have four .
A 335 bought about 25 years ago , a small Hadley , an F4 and a Billingham 72 .
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 11-09-2019
Replies: 43
Views: 4,457
Posted By Michael Markey
…. and Stewart (sparrow) . Some of his threads...

…. and Stewart (sparrow) .
Some of his threads continue to attract contributions.
He was very much part of our active Manchester (UK) crowd back in the day along with Noel (Xmas) .
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 11-09-2019
Replies: 102
Views: 2,660
Posted By Michael Markey
Jaguar ,BMW , Mercedes . Which if any would...

Jaguar ,BMW , Mercedes .

Which if any would improve your driving. :)
Forum: Leica SL 11-07-2019
Replies: 196
Views: 7,168
Posted By Michael Markey
Must admit that I`ve never seen a positive review...

Must admit that I`ve never seen a positive review on a Leica product from that DP reviewer .
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 11-07-2019
Replies: 107
Views: 4,843
Posted By Michael Markey
It is sad Charles but it seems to be the reality...

It is sad Charles but it seems to be the reality .
I always remember Stewart (Sparrow) saying that he always had his work printed because it would make it more difficult for people to dispose of it...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 11-07-2019
Replies: 107
Views: 4,843
Posted By Michael Markey
The institutions ,at least in the UK , aren`t...

The institutions ,at least in the UK , aren`t interested.

A very distinguished lady in my photographic society passed a few years ago.
She had a large body of quality work shot locally going back...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 11-07-2019
Replies: 107
Views: 4,843
Posted By Michael Markey
I feel under no obligation to do this. My...

I feel under no obligation to do this.
My daughter has most of the stuff I`ve taken of her …. the rest doesn`t matter and I would suggest that is the norm.

At least once a year the local history...
Forum: Leica SL 11-07-2019
Replies: 196
Views: 7,168
Posted By Michael Markey
It would make strategic sense to go down the L...

It would make strategic sense to go down the L route for the M cameras.
After all ,they abandoned the screw mount and moved with the times back in the day.
They`ll probably bring it out as a variant...
Forum: Leica SL 11-06-2019
Replies: 196
Views: 7,168
Posted By Michael Markey
The suggestion in this vid is that the new SL...

The suggestion in this vid is that the new SL sensor is tweaked to better enable M glass.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jMvMqGCHUSM
Forum: Leica SL 11-06-2019
Replies: 196
Views: 7,168
Posted By Michael Markey
https://youtu.be/pTGP_3Pe000

https://youtu.be/pTGP_3Pe000
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 11-06-2019
Replies: 35
Views: 1,486
Posted By Michael Markey
…. and this .

…. and this .
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 11-04-2019
Replies: 65
Views: 2,691
Posted By Michael Markey
Can`t argue with that , which is exactly the...

Can`t argue with that , which is exactly the reason I`ve never bought one and why I use my Leica glass on other bodies. ;)
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 11-03-2019
Replies: 65
Views: 2,691
Posted By Michael Markey
I don`t have one . My A7R2 and the A7S before it...

I don`t have one .
My A7R2 and the A7S before it seemed satisfactory although I must admit that my A7r2 does can have its own glitches .
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 11-03-2019
Replies: 65
Views: 2,691
Posted By Michael Markey
Not the same at all I would suggest. Surely it is...

Not the same at all I would suggest.
Surely it is reasonable in this day and age to expect start up times comparable to what is considered the norm and for the device to function free of bugs and...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 11-01-2019
Replies: 65
Views: 2,691
Posted By Michael Markey
Have to say my A7R2 and the A7S before it never...

Have to say my A7R2 and the A7S before it never missed a beat .
Disappointing to hear that the digital M cameras are still not fully up to speed in some areas.
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 11-01-2019
Replies: 65
Views: 2,691
Posted By Michael Markey
Not much requirement if you don`t crop. I use a...

Not much requirement if you don`t crop.
I use a couple of high MP cams , one (A7R2 ) with in body cropping .
Useful if you need a longer reach and saves hauling along another lens ( or two ).
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-26-2019
Replies: 334
Views: 39,036
Posted By Michael Markey
Bewick Swan...

Bewick Swan

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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-26-2019
Replies: 386
Views: 53,802
Posted By Michael Markey
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48961580227_5c...

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Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 10-26-2019
Replies: 4
Views: 572
Posted By Michael Markey
Adobe Creative Cloud

Don`t use it myself but some may .

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/10/25/adobe_user_data_exposed/?fbclid=IwAR0zLcdf1XjsUp1yO_IQBh59iXjZrr-f-Gff9EzqO6t7xDWg4oLhZbnO7Fk
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 10-24-2019
Replies: 115
Views: 5,431
Posted By Michael Markey
I photographed for over ten years just like that...

I photographed for over ten years just like that both with my three M bodies and my Rollie 35S.
I know the drill but I no longer use my M bodies like that these days .
These days a fast AF is good...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 10-24-2019
Replies: 115
Views: 5,431
Posted By Michael Markey
I do . I thought that your comments about...

I do .
I thought that your comments about technology were made in a general sense .
I would have to disagree though with the assertion that nothing is better suited for fast paced candid and street...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 10-24-2019
Replies: 115
Views: 5,431
Posted By Michael Markey
Hi Cal I must admit I`ve only ever seen SL`s in...

Hi Cal

I must admit I`ve only ever seen SL`s in a Leica shop.
I would imagine fashion not being easy …. movement /lowlight.
As far as technology goes ,I use what I have and then decide it its useful...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 10-24-2019
Replies: 115
Views: 5,431
Posted By Michael Markey
I`m not so sure. It enables great photographs to...

I`m not so sure. It enables great photographs to be taken. Although not relevant to the type of photography on this board , the advancement of sophisticated AF systems has made a big difference in...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 10-22-2019
Replies: 115
Views: 5,431
Posted By Michael Markey
Sorry … yes . I`ll amend.

Sorry … yes .
I`ll amend.
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 10-22-2019
Replies: 115
Views: 5,431
Posted By Michael Markey
The END of Erwin Putts AND Leica ?

That should read Erwin Putts .
Grateful if the mods would amend the title.


https://theonlinephotographer.typepad.com/the_online_photographer/2019/10/erwin-puts-says-farewell-to-leica.html
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-09-2019
Replies: 168
Views: 7,080
Posted By Michael Markey
In the small seaside resort three miles from...

In the small seaside resort three miles from where I live you`ll see plenty of the disposable small film cameras in use in the summer months.
The high street processing lab is therefore reasonably...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-09-2019
Replies: 1,407
Views: 346,080
Posted By Michael Markey
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48615251238_b6...

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Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 10-07-2019
Replies: 41
Views: 1,694
Posted By Michael Markey
Happy with my Epson 850 .

Happy with my Epson 850 .
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-05-2019
Replies: 88
Views: 2,921
Posted By Michael Markey
Longest : Chinon CX with 50 and 135 lenses...

Longest : Chinon CX with 50 and 135 lenses .
Bought in the early `70s .

Most used ….. that varies
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-02-2019
Replies: 168
Views: 7,080
Posted By Michael Markey
Agreed . I can`t say that I was that happy with...

Agreed .

I can`t say that I was that happy with those of mine I posted .
I only posted as an example of how bad they could be .
I wasn`t happy even back in the day and certainly wouldn`t be happy...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-02-2019
Replies: 168
Views: 7,080
Posted By Michael Markey
I`ve been following Jim Marshalls work since...

I`ve been following Jim Marshalls work since 1969.
One of my all time favourite photographers .
Amelia Davies is doing a great job today promoting his work with new books and exhibitions.
Yes it...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-02-2019
Replies: 168
Views: 7,080
Posted By Michael Markey
Early `70`s with a Chinon slr and 135/2.8 HP5 ....

Early `70`s with a Chinon slr and 135/2.8 HP5 .
Scanned from prints made at the time …....
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-01-2019
Replies: 168
Views: 7,080
Posted By Michael Markey
I did back in the seventies but I have to say it...

I did back in the seventies but I have to say it was hard work and the results (at least my results) were pretty bad.
No point in going down that road today for me at least.

Without being...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 09-28-2019
Replies: 32
Views: 1,498
Posted By Michael Markey
Is there a technical /aesthetic reason...

Is there a technical /aesthetic reason ?
Interested because I`ve never come across this in over fifty years of shooting.
I always thought it common practise in the newspaper industry
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-27-2019
Replies: 112
Views: 4,042
Posted By Michael Markey
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48775013403_f5...

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Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 09-27-2019
Replies: 32
Views: 1,498
Posted By Michael Markey
Always try and get it right in the camera but...

Always try and get it right in the camera but like Mike says ,its not a perfect world and I`m not perfect either.
The only time I shoot knowing I`m going to crop is if I can`t physically get close...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-27-2019
Replies: 112
Views: 4,042
Posted By Michael Markey
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48666904426_78...

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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-27-2019
Replies: 1,407
Views: 346,080
Posted By Michael Markey
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48768924616_a8...

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Forum: Sony E Lenses / Adapted Lenses / Adapters / Images 09-25-2019
Replies: 317
Views: 51,871
Posted By Michael Markey
A7R2 Batis 2.8/135 ,APO...

A7R2 Batis 2.8/135 ,APO Sonnar

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48693980463_3914cda616_c.jpg
Forum: Sony E Lenses / Adapted Lenses / Adapters / Images 09-25-2019
Replies: 317
Views: 51,871
Posted By Michael Markey
A7R2 Batis 2.8/135,APO...

A7R2 Batis 2.8/135,APO Sonnar
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Forum: Sony E Lenses / Adapted Lenses / Adapters / Images 09-25-2019
Replies: 317
Views: 51,871
Posted By Michael Markey
A7R2 ZM C...

A7R2 ZM C Sonnar

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Forum: Photography General Interest 09-24-2019
Replies: 75
Views: 2,721
Posted By Michael Markey
Digital cameras … four . An A7R2 for general and...

Digital cameras … four .
An A7R2 for general and sports and a GR2 for the times I need a compact.
The GR2 doesn`t get much use .
Two Merrills when I want that different look.
So day to day its just...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 09-24-2019
Replies: 43
Views: 1,946
Posted By Michael Markey
Thanks for the link . What a marvellous story.

Thanks for the link .
What a marvellous story.
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 09-20-2019
Replies: 24
Views: 1,218
Posted By Michael Markey
It`s difficult to ignore those facts …. add in...

It`s difficult to ignore those facts …. add in their somewhat parsimonious approach to "features" ,which are common on just about any other brand of camera, and it`s enough to tip the balance for...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 09-19-2019
Replies: 76
Views: 2,937
Posted By Michael Markey
I would imagine that`s how things will progress...

I would imagine that`s how things will progress .
Wouldn`t be surprised if in ten years or less you`ll not be able to buy a 24mp camera .

I don`t see why that will really matter in any way .
We`ll...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 09-18-2019
Replies: 197
Views: 13,228
Posted By Michael Markey
Vince has thoughtfully put them all in one album...

Vince has thoughtfully put them all in one album on Flickr.
I recommend glass of wine and set it on slide show.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-17-2019
Replies: 81
Views: 3,710
Posted By Michael Markey
These situations can be difficult and best left...

These situations can be difficult and best left to the mods.
Its unfortunate if you put a lot of effort and thought into a reply and it then disappears but that`s life,
If you only deleted the OP...
Forum: Leica SL 09-12-2019
Replies: 196
Views: 7,168
Posted By Michael Markey
Yes …. I don`t know why people always equate...

Yes …. I don`t know why people always equate more mega pixels with printing.

Scanning or (in my case) the ability to crop thus saving you toting a large lens around are the real advantages of more...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 09-10-2019
Replies: 43
Views: 1,946
Posted By Michael Markey
All these New York Times links seem to be behind...

All these New York Times links seem to be behind a pay wall .
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 09-10-2019
Replies: 43
Views: 1,946
Posted By Michael Markey
Such a sad loss . RIP

Such a sad loss . RIP
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 09-09-2019
Replies: 5,512
Views: 840,689
Posted By Michael Markey
Last three a tiny bit yes … but I tend to like...

Last three a tiny bit yes … but I tend to like that look :)
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 09-09-2019
Replies: 5,512
Views: 840,689
Posted By Michael Markey
Lovely stuff Vince , as always .

Lovely stuff Vince , as always .
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-08-2019
Replies: 64
Views: 1,942
Posted By Michael Markey
Thanks Mike I`ve been shooting horses for twenty...

Thanks Mike
I`ve been shooting horses for twenty four years now ,mostly with an M3 double stroke.
I know how they move and I can predict their jumping pattern so get it in a single shot.
You know...
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-08-2019
Replies: 64
Views: 1,942
Posted By Michael Markey
You took three he took a hundred and three. Does...

You took three he took a hundred and three.
Does that matter ?
I`m not sure why that`s a comment on why we are so lucky today merely that people go about things differently.
There were plenty of...
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-08-2019
Replies: 64
Views: 1,942
Posted By Michael Markey
Couldn`t agree more . The net and the ease in...

Couldn`t agree more .
The net and the ease in which we can share photographs and listen to others experience has been probably the single greatest achievement of recent times.

I don`t see it as anti...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-08-2019
Replies: 53
Views: 15,049
Posted By Michael Markey
A7S 28 Summicron...

A7S 28 Summicron ASPH

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Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-08-2019
Replies: 53
Views: 15,049
Posted By Michael Markey
A7R2 28 Summicron...

A7R2 28 Summicron ASPH

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Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-08-2019
Replies: 53
Views: 15,049
Posted By Michael Markey
M4 28 Summicron ASPH...

M4 28 Summicron ASPH HP5

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Forum: Photography General Interest 09-07-2019
Replies: 90
Views: 4,681
Posted By Michael Markey
So true …. for years I only had a 135 and a 50...

So true …. for years I only had a 135 and a 50 and Kodak 64.
Still have the camera and lenses but as we all know Kodak 64 has long gone.
Happy days
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-04-2019
Replies: 2,009
Views: 303,579
Posted By Michael Markey
Wow . They`re lovely shots . Colour is stunning .

Wow .
They`re lovely shots .
Colour is stunning .
Forum: Help / Feedback forum 09-04-2019
Replies: 50
Views: 1,698
Posted By Michael Markey
Yes … that makes sense Larry. I`ve never read...

Yes … that makes sense Larry.
I`ve never read anything more into "likes" than …. someone likes it.
If people take that as a measure of worth based on the number they get I can see that as being...
Forum: Help / Feedback forum 09-04-2019
Replies: 50
Views: 1,698
Posted By Michael Markey
Can somebody describe the type and extent of the...

Can somebody describe the type and extent of the engagement they are hoping for please .
Most comments I`ve read a merely a long winded way of saying I like the picture.
I may be missing something...
Forum: Help / Feedback forum 09-03-2019
Replies: 50
Views: 1,698
Posted By Michael Markey
I`ve often though we needed something like that....

I`ve often though we needed something like that. I think that the gallery has a Like button.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-02-2019
Replies: 233
Views: 17,723
Posted By Michael Markey
ZM C Sonnar on M3. Minimum focus distance...

ZM C Sonnar on M3.
Minimum focus distance @1.5

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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-02-2019
Replies: 233
Views: 17,723
Posted By Michael Markey
I like it on the A7R2 because ,of course, I don`t...

I like it on the A7R2 because ,of course, I don`t get the focus shift.
On my film bodies I need to allow for that which as I`m getting older I often forget to do :)
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-02-2019
Replies: 233
Views: 17,723
Posted By Michael Markey
Thanks Charles …. love Sonnar lenses . I have the...

Thanks Charles …. love Sonnar lenses .
I have the 50/1.5 in M mount too.

On an A7R2 with M to E adapter .


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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-02-2019
Replies: 233
Views: 17,723
Posted By Michael Markey
A7R2 Zeiss Batis 2.8/135 APO...

A7R2 Zeiss Batis 2.8/135 APO Sonnar

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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-02-2019
Replies: 233
Views: 17,723
Posted By Michael Markey
A7R2 ,Zeiss Batis 2.8/135 APO...

A7R2 ,Zeiss Batis 2.8/135 APO Sonnar

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Forum: Photography General Interest 09-02-2019
Replies: 64
Views: 1,942
Posted By Michael Markey
I agree with Dogman . Great bargains to be had on...

I agree with Dogman .
Great bargains to be had on cameras which we could only dream about a few years ago.
The technology makes it easy to store and share .
I shot Kodachrome exclusively for thirty...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 08-30-2019
Replies: 36
Views: 2,157
Posted By Michael Markey
Use both film and digital. Send the film for...

Use both film and digital.
Send the film for development to Ilford who do a really good job and far better than I can.
The negs I scan with an Epson 850.

I send any printing to Ilford who use a...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-30-2019
Replies: 2,009
Views: 303,579
Posted By Michael Markey
A friend of mine buys and refurbs Bristol cars...

A friend of mine buys and refurbs Bristol cars but this AC caught his eye a few years back.

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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-28-2019
Replies: 3,162
Views: 496,096
Posted By Michael Markey
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48629190358_93...

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Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-28-2019
Replies: 86
Views: 2,267
Posted By Michael Markey
Well precisely , it all comes down to what sort...

Well precisely , it all comes down to what sort of picture you find acceptable I guess .
I look back on the ten years I shot action with RF`s and regret I didn`t use a more appropriate camera.
That`s...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-27-2019
Replies: 86
Views: 2,267
Posted By Michael Markey
But have you got the beard :)

But have you got the beard :)
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-27-2019
Replies: 86
Views: 2,267
Posted By Michael Markey
Smile Sounds a good move . This whole thing reminds me...

Sounds a good move .
This whole thing reminds me of a Billy Gibbons interview.
He was working with BB king and King asked if they could swap guitars for a night. Picking up Gibbons guitar he remarked...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-27-2019
Replies: 86
Views: 2,267
Posted By Michael Markey
Yes I made the mistake of buying a 5D2 and it was...

Yes I made the mistake of buying a 5D2 and it was hopeless .
I bought a 5D3 and that was much better but still no match for the Sony A7R2 and the A7R2 isn`t considered very quick in Sony terms.

The...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-27-2019
Replies: 86
Views: 2,267
Posted By Michael Markey
Totally agree and that`s the position I was in...

Totally agree and that`s the position I was in .
I think what changed for me was folk started to look forward to the shots (which was very nice) and I suddenly became aware that I was missing a lot...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-26-2019
Replies: 3,162
Views: 496,096
Posted By Michael Markey
AR72 Canon 70-200/2.8mrk2 ,Metabones...

AR72 Canon 70-200/2.8mrk2 ,Metabones V5

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Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-26-2019
Replies: 86
Views: 2,267
Posted By Michael Markey
Yep , I`m on that list :)

Yep , I`m on that list :)
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-26-2019
Replies: 86
Views: 2,267
Posted By Michael Markey
Of course it is …. hey I shot sports for years...

Of course it is …. hey I shot sports for years with a rangefinder.
All I`m saying is I found it frustrating and that there are easier and more effective ways of doing it with modern equipment.
They ...
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-26-2019
Replies: 9
Views: 373
Posted By Michael Markey
Thanks for that ...

Thanks for that ...
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-26-2019
Replies: 9
Views: 373
Posted By Michael Markey
My pleasure Keith. I had you in mind when I...

My pleasure Keith. I had you in mind when I posted .
It reminded me so much of your project …. how many years ago was that now :)
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-26-2019
Replies: 86
Views: 2,267
Posted By Michael Markey
Yep I use to do most of that especially focussing...

Yep I use to do most of that especially focussing on a spot on the ground where I anticipated the action to be .

That all becomes less effective though when things start to move fast and frankly...
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-26-2019
Replies: 9
Views: 373
Posted By Michael Markey
Old Film

Interesting piece about a Chicago chap who buys old cameras and rescues any film they may be still in...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-26-2019
Replies: 86
Views: 2,267
Posted By Michael Markey
Yes I shot action for years using Rf`s...

Yes I shot action for years using Rf`s (horses).
It can be done but I didn`t find it fun and it restricted the type of shot that you could reasonably achieve.
You`re restricted to pre focussing on...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-26-2019
Replies: 3,162
Views: 496,096
Posted By Michael Markey
A7R2 ,Canon 70-200/2.8mrk2 ,Metabones...

A7R2 ,Canon 70-200/2.8mrk2 ,Metabones v5

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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-26-2019
Replies: 3,162
Views: 496,096
Posted By Michael Markey
AR72 , Canon 70-200/2.8mrk2 , Metabones...

AR72 , Canon 70-200/2.8mrk2 , Metabones V5

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48612346878_ed29064162_c.jpg
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-25-2019
Replies: 46
Views: 2,419
Posted By Michael Markey
Agreed …. I never see it as art .

Agreed …. I never see it as art .
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-24-2019
Replies: 2,009
Views: 303,579
Posted By Michael Markey
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48615104788_ce...

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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-23-2019
Replies: 386
Views: 53,802
Posted By Michael Markey
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48608385822_9f...

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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-23-2019
Replies: 24
Views: 898
Posted By Michael Markey
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48568989887_e1...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48568989887_e147897830_c.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-23-2019
Replies: 24
Views: 898
Posted By Michael Markey
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48559827006_77...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48559827006_77b0572138_c.jpg
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 08-23-2019
Replies: 16
Views: 1,231
Posted By Michael Markey
It`s sometimes difficult making these decisions...

It`s sometimes difficult making these decisions and I`m sure that they`ll be odd moments in the future when you may regret it.
Overall though it sounds like the correct decision.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-22-2019
Replies: 3,162
Views: 496,096
Posted By Michael Markey
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48595573272_c8...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48595573272_c862b0f29b_c.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-22-2019
Replies: 3,162
Views: 496,096
Posted By Michael Markey
AR2 Zeiss Batis 2.8/135 APO...

AR2 Zeiss Batis 2.8/135 APO Sonnar

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Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 08-21-2019
Replies: 161
Views: 8,246
Posted By Michael Markey
Must have been a while since you`ve used AF. The...

Must have been a while since you`ve used AF.
The new Sony cams have non of those issues.
AF locks on an sticks like glue .
No need for you to move the focus point .

I wouldn`t get half the shots...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 08-21-2019
Replies: 161
Views: 8,246
Posted By Michael Markey
This …. unfortunately . I have a zoom although...

This …. unfortunately .
I have a zoom although I`m not really a zoom user by inclination.
My tele use only extends to 135mm but I do prefer an EVF and AF .
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 08-21-2019
Replies: 161
Views: 8,246
Posted By Michael Markey
There bye hangs a tale. I first "got into " Leica...

There bye hangs a tale.
I first "got into " Leica in the early eighties.
Being a birder I bought a pair of Leica Trinovid 8x40 binos only to discover they were made in Portugal.

They`ve been "at it...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 08-20-2019
Replies: 161
Views: 8,246
Posted By Michael Markey
I`ve often suspected that to be the case . Like...

I`ve often suspected that to be the case .
Like Nick I use cameras without any meters and I also use a Sony A7R2 .
The Sony just gives me many more options and is thus more versatile .
If I choose...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-19-2019
Replies: 3,162
Views: 496,096
Posted By Michael Markey
A7R2 , Sony FE 24-240 , F3.5-6.3 OSS. Trying the...

A7R2 , Sony FE 24-240 , F3.5-6.3 OSS.
Trying the lens at a local store …

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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-19-2019
Replies: 3,162
Views: 496,096
Posted By Michael Markey
A7R2 Zeiss Batis 2/40...

A7R2 Zeiss Batis 2/40 Distagon

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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-19-2019
Replies: 3,162
Views: 496,096
Posted By Michael Markey
A7R2 Zeiss Batis 2/40...

A7R2 Zeiss Batis 2/40 Distagon

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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-19-2019
Replies: 1,585
Views: 202,501
Posted By Michael Markey
A7R2 Zeiss Batis 2.8/135 APO Sonnar...

A7R2 Zeiss Batis 2.8/135 APO Sonnar

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Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 08-15-2019
Replies: 2,424
Views: 357,300
Posted By Michael Markey
Photography and The American Road Trip : The Open...

Photography and The American Road Trip : The Open Road .
David Campany (Aperture).

Jim Marshall : Show Me The Picture .
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 08-14-2019
Replies: 15
Views: 1,196
Posted By Michael Markey
Lovely story . Enjoyed and shared. Thanks for...

Lovely story .
Enjoyed and shared.
Thanks for posting.
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 08-13-2019
Replies: 37
Views: 1,866
Posted By Michael Markey
Wow that`s brought back memories. I had that book...

Wow that`s brought back memories. I had that book when it was published.
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 08-12-2019
Replies: 89
Views: 1,975
Posted By Michael Markey
I`m scaling down my gear. My Canon lenses have...

I`m scaling down my gear.
My Canon lenses have gone apart from the 70-200/2.8 and my prime body now is the A7R2 .

I`ve invested in two Batis lenses for it and am very pleased with both weight, image...
Forum: Optics Theory - 08-11-2019
Replies: 1,920
Views: 1,748,148
Posted By Michael Markey
Contax 139 ,Zeiss 85/1.4...

Contax 139 ,Zeiss 85/1.4 @1.4

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Forum: Optics Theory - 08-11-2019
Replies: 1,920
Views: 1,748,148
Posted By Michael Markey
Contax 139 , Zeiss 85/1,4...

Contax 139 , Zeiss 85/1,4 @1.4

https://live.staticflickr.com/1794/43094921845_be05d5b893_c.jpg
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 08-11-2019
Replies: 89
Views: 1,975
Posted By Michael Markey
Actually …. that`s a good point John. I remember...

Actually …. that`s a good point John.
I remember when I first came to this site .
It was to read Raid`s review of M lenses .
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 08-11-2019
Replies: 89
Views: 1,975
Posted By Michael Markey
Hi Raid Whilst I still enjoy using an RF in my...

Hi Raid

Whilst I still enjoy using an RF in my film M`s I`ve grown accustomed to using an EVF in my digital cameras and seeing exposure and depth of field in real time.

If I were to buy a digital...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-10-2019
Replies: 112
Views: 4,042
Posted By Michael Markey
A7R2 Zeiss 40/2...

A7R2 Zeiss 40/2 Batis


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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-10-2019
Replies: 3,162
Views: 496,096
Posted By Michael Markey
A7R2 Zeiss Batis...

A7R2 Zeiss Batis 2/40

http://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48503578481_695f1218ba_c.jpg
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-07-2019
Replies: 143
Views: 6,829
Posted By Michael Markey
I`ve not worn a watch for over thirty years or...

I`ve not worn a watch for over thirty years or more .
They seem very popular .
A contact of mine is very into them though.

https://www.instagram.com/the_icono_man/
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 08-02-2019
Replies: 19
Views: 1,096
Posted By Michael Markey
On its way across the pond ...

On its way across the pond ...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 08-01-2019
Replies: 111
Views: 14,217
Posted By Michael Markey
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/34002020448_16...

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Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 08-01-2019
Replies: 111
Views: 14,217
Posted By Michael Markey
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48091165213_dd...

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Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 08-01-2019
Replies: 111
Views: 14,217
Posted By Michael Markey
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48218623402_d5...

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Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 07-30-2019
Replies: 48
Views: 1,873
Posted By Michael Markey
As long as the camera allows me to dictate and...

As long as the camera allows me to dictate and vary my own pace as and when I require I`m happy.
I rarely use burst even when doing action shots (unless I want a sequence) but if I choose to I want a...
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 07-29-2019
Replies: 156
Views: 47,962
Posted By Michael Markey
Nice shots Chris .

Nice shots Chris .
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-28-2019
Replies: 386
Views: 53,802
Posted By Michael Markey
A7R2 50Summicron...

A7R2 50Summicron V5

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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-28-2019
Replies: 570
Views: 52,778
Posted By Michael Markey
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48234841282_0d...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48234841282_0d4d6eaa8d_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2gumaQw)Untitled (https://flic.kr/p/2gumaQw) by michael markey (https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/), on...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-26-2019
Replies: 3,162
Views: 496,096
Posted By Michael Markey
Stunt riders . Games of Thrones guys (not that...

Stunt riders .
Games of Thrones guys (not that I`ve ever watched it) .


http://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48283996452_22ecbf68d4_c.jpg
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 07-26-2019
Replies: 76
Views: 2,937
Posted By Michael Markey
Rumours of an increase in mp in the latest...

Rumours of an increase in mp in the latest incarnation of the M10.
Just rumours of course but an M10 with the Q? sensor makes...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 07-24-2019
Replies: 76
Views: 2,937
Posted By Michael Markey
Yes …. they save you carrying more lenses . With...

Yes …. they save you carrying more lenses .
With a high mp camera and a 135 I needn`t carry the large 70-200/2.8.
For me that's a big plus.
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 07-24-2019
Replies: 76
Views: 2,937
Posted By Michael Markey
I`ve had both of those cameras . I still use the...

I`ve had both of those cameras .
I still use the A7R2 almost daily along with a 24mp 5D3 and 42mp Sigma Merrills.


Advantages with the larger sensor …. cropping .
That`s important to me because...
Forum: Sony Alpha / NEX News / General Discussion 07-17-2019
Replies: 17
Views: 1,100
Posted By Michael Markey
Absolutely .... I`m two generations behind...

Absolutely .... I`m two generations behind .
Still using the A7R2.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 07-16-2019
Replies: 51
Views: 2,169
Posted By Michael Markey
I agree …. this one showed him working on home...

I agree …. this one showed him working on home ground .
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 07-15-2019
Replies: 51
Views: 3,135
Posted By Michael Markey
Ah … thanks . Thought it might be but wasn`t...

Ah … thanks .
Thought it might be but wasn`t sure :)
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 07-15-2019
Replies: 51
Views: 3,135
Posted By Michael Markey
That's nice ….. 240 ?

That's nice ….. 240 ?
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-15-2019
Replies: 216
Views: 11,885
Posted By Michael Markey
http://live.staticflickr.com/65535/47988344957_f10...

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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-15-2019
Replies: 216
Views: 11,885
Posted By Michael Markey
http://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48283996452_22e...

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Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 07-15-2019
Replies: 51
Views: 2,169
Posted By Michael Markey
Yes ,all too familiar here in the north. Fog we...

Yes ,all too familiar here in the north.
Fog we called it when we were sent home early from school because you could barely see your hand in front of your face.
I guess it would be called smog these...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 07-14-2019
Replies: 9
Views: 451
Posted By Michael Markey
Yes thanks for the post. What a shot Godfrey …. !

Yes thanks for the post.
What a shot Godfrey …. !
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 07-13-2019
Replies: 52
Views: 1,889
Posted By Michael Markey
Agreed . I `ve never understood the hair shirt...

Agreed .
I `ve never understood the hair shirt argument as applied to photography.
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 07-13-2019
Replies: 52
Views: 1,889
Posted By Michael Markey
Still only film M`s with me but the cost of film...

Still only film M`s with me but the cost of film development soon mounts up.
These latest Leica digitals seem a much better proposition than the earlier models.

Enjoy the 262.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 07-12-2019
Replies: 51
Views: 2,169
Posted By Michael Markey
Thanks for that. I`ve seen it previously but it`s...

Thanks for that.
I`ve seen it previously but it`s well worth repeating.
His biography "Unresonable Behaviour " is a good but terrifying read.
From being captured and interrogated by Idi Amin`s police...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 07-10-2019
Replies: 42
Views: 1,796
Posted By Michael Markey
Thanks Nick …. the horse purchase is for a friend...

Thanks Nick …. the horse purchase is for a friend ….. looks like its going to be a long job .
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 07-09-2019
Replies: 42
Views: 1,796
Posted By Michael Markey
I've always used a black Voitlander finder in the...

I've always used a black Voitlander finder in the shoe of the various Richo models I`ve owned over the years.
It makes a big difference.
Forum: Chris Crawford 07-09-2019
Replies: 128
Views: 6,935
Posted By Michael Markey
Pleased for Mack …. you`ve done a good job there...

Pleased for Mack …. you`ve done a good job there Chris .
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-08-2019
Replies: 292
Views: 16,024
Posted By Michael Markey
Yep so do I. BPM4 28 Summicron asph for me .

Yep so do I.
BPM4 28 Summicron asph for me .
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 07-08-2019
Replies: 42
Views: 1,796
Posted By Michael Markey
Yep …. wish I`d have done that today. Out with a...

Yep …. wish I`d have done that today.
Out with a few friends buying a horse , thought I`d just take some static shots so only took an A7r2 and a 50 cron.
Whole job turned into taking riding shots...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 07-08-2019
Replies: 42
Views: 1,796
Posted By Michael Markey
I always have a camera with me although this...

I always have a camera with me although this weekend whilst at an horse event I left it in the car because I was asked to shoot video instead.
Of course sod`s law came into play and I saw a still...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-06-2019
Replies: 14
Views: 1,103
Posted By Michael Markey
That`s interesting , not heard that before...

That`s interesting , not heard that before .
Unfortunately mine starts with 12 :)
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-04-2019
Replies: 496
Views: 94,026
Posted By Michael Markey
http://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48198975647_148...

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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-04-2019
Replies: 1,407
Views: 346,080
Posted By Michael Markey
http://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48190341016_d1a...

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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-03-2019
Replies: 330
Views: 35,529
Posted By Michael Markey
http://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48118398777_eb9...

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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-03-2019
Replies: 452
Views: 174,537
Posted By Michael Markey
http://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48161156257_000...

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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-01-2019
Replies: 547
Views: 68,910
Posted By Michael Markey
http://live.staticflickr.com/7818/33513231508_46f2...

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Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 07-01-2019
Replies: 1,779
Views: 121,020
Posted By Michael Markey
Stewart (Sparrow) late of this...

Stewart (Sparrow) late of this parish.

http://live.staticflickr.com/65535/40880208913_76fabf33a0_c.jpg
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 07-01-2019
Replies: 1,779
Views: 121,020
Posted By Michael Markey
http://live.staticflickr.com/65535/46930668855_2ba...

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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-01-2019
Replies: 2,009
Views: 303,579
Posted By Michael Markey
Thanks Murry . They were indeed a lovely car...

Thanks Murry .
They were indeed a lovely car .
All the old Rovers were .
My boss had one
A colleague at work also use to give me a lift home in his Rover 90.
The doors opened the "wrong way" . He...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 07-01-2019
Replies: 47
Views: 2,891
Posted By Michael Markey
I bet . It 28,50.90 with me. Its food for...

I bet .
It 28,50.90 with me.
Its food for thought.
I get on with the Sony cams but wouldn`t say no to a simpler interface.
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