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Forum: Photography General Interest 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 193
Views: 10,223
Posted By krötenblender
Also for me, this changes from time to time....

Also for me, this changes from time to time. Currently it's a pretty unlikely one (at least for me): Ricoh GRIII

What a wonderful camera this is. I have it since the first day it was available here...
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 1,721
Views: 436,646
Posted By krötenblender
Reminds me on the cover image of Eliott Erwitts...

Reminds me on the cover image of Eliott Erwitts „Sequentially Yours“
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 32
Views: 822
Posted By krötenblender
It depends, if you want to stick to that camera....

It depends, if you want to stick to that camera. A Monopod is pretty good and there are very light ones. But for snappy street shots, even a monopod is too slow, I think. There are good MF cameras,...
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 06-03-2019
Replies: 1,721
Views: 436,646
Posted By krötenblender
@rhjchen1966: what nice series! Thank you for...

@rhjchen1966: what nice series! Thank you for sharing. Always love the color from the Epson.
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 05-29-2019
Replies: 262
Views: 6,160
Posted By krötenblender
It opened 2007, but maybe you have seen the movie?

It opened 2007, but maybe you have seen the movie?
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 05-28-2019
Replies: 262
Views: 6,160
Posted By krötenblender
Glad to know that. I was already thinking,what to...

Glad to know that. I was already thinking,what to do, if this happens again...
Personal delibery...? But who knows, if I go lost along the way...
:o
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 05-18-2019
Replies: 262
Views: 6,160
Posted By krötenblender
My respect to you! I was totally lazy, using...

My respect to you! I was totally lazy, using printed labels... I did handwriting in one or two of the previous rounds, but since the text was pretty long, I felt my hand was falling off. And it took...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 05-18-2019
Replies: 262
Views: 6,160
Posted By krötenblender
On the latest possible date, I finished my...

On the latest possible date, I finished my postcards today. Sorry to all for the delay.

On the bright side: you can enjoy receiving postcards a little bit longer... :rolleyes:

I have received 15...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 05-15-2019
Replies: 127
Views: 36,006
Posted By krötenblender
Wow, love the colors!

Wow, love the colors!
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 05-15-2019
Replies: 262
Views: 6,160
Posted By krötenblender
True, would also be interested to see the...

True, would also be interested to see the selection process of some members, if there is something to tell.
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 05-10-2019
Replies: 127
Views: 36,006
Posted By krötenblender
Don't do it... I have the M10, I had the M240, I...

Don't do it... I have the M10, I had the M240, I had the M9 before that, and some analog Leicas (and other brand RFs) and the Zeiss ZM. - The Epson is, what I miss most. I had it more than once and...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 05-09-2019
Replies: 262
Views: 6,160
Posted By krötenblender
Hello, I was pretty busy lately, so no updates...

Hello, I was pretty busy lately, so no updates from my side, but today:

I have already received 5 "postcards" - this is great! First one was the print from Rolfe in an envelope. I also prefer the...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 04-28-2019
Replies: 262
Views: 6,160
Posted By krötenblender
Wow... I just managed to order mine. I‘m really...

Wow... I just managed to order mine.
I‘m really looking forward to it... Thank you all for taking part!
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 04-28-2019
Replies: 262
Views: 6,160
Posted By krötenblender
Yay! I selected a picture!

Yay! I selected a picture!
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 04-27-2019
Replies: 262
Views: 6,160
Posted By krötenblender
Sent the list. Please contact me here by message,...

Sent the list. Please contact me here by message, if you did not get the mail within the next few hours.
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 04-27-2019
Replies: 262
Views: 6,160
Posted By krötenblender
Yes, people... Relax... I always plan this with...

Yes, people... Relax... I always plan this with very long deadlines, so we all have enough time to make it. Also there is no reason to ship postcards, before the list is complete and checked....
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 04-23-2019
Replies: 262
Views: 6,160
Posted By krötenblender
Let‘s hope, there are no more errors in the...

Let‘s hope, there are no more errors in the address list... As I wrote, the final address list comes end of this week...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 04-20-2019
Replies: 262
Views: 6,160
Posted By krötenblender
Hello all, I made a mistake! - For the first few...

Hello all,

I made a mistake! - For the first few people I did not add the email-address to the list and so I got an incomplete list, when I extracted the mails from it yesterday...

My apologies for...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 04-20-2019
Replies: 262
Views: 6,160
Posted By krötenblender
Hello all, so, the list is closed. This time, we...

Hello all,

so, the list is closed. This time, we have 36 participants. A good number, I think.

I just sent you a draft of the address list with some notes added. Please check your mail and let me...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 04-19-2019
Replies: 262
Views: 6,160
Posted By krötenblender
Last orders, please! :D

Last orders, please! :D
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 04-19-2019
Replies: 262
Views: 6,160
Posted By krötenblender
Last Chance to see...

...all the great postcards in your mailbox resulting from this project!

Tomorrow (German time) I will finalize the list and create the usual mailing-list and send the tentative draft of the address...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 04-19-2019
Replies: 262
Views: 6,160
Posted By krötenblender
Newbies always welcome!

Newbies always welcome!
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 04-14-2019
Replies: 262
Views: 6,160
Posted By krötenblender
No, but isn't that way more expensive than using...

No, but isn't that way more expensive than using a printing service?
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 04-14-2019
Replies: 262
Views: 6,160
Posted By krötenblender
33! Still one week to go! I already reduced my...

33! Still one week to go!

I already reduced my candidates for a postcard to less than 10.000... :D
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 04-07-2019
Replies: 262
Views: 6,160
Posted By krötenblender
28... :D (This post was rejected, because it was...

28... :D

(This post was rejected, because it was less than 10 characters. - You see, we need more participants!)
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 04-07-2019
Replies: 262
Views: 6,160
Posted By krötenblender
I'm feeling logic-bombed. Going critical......

I'm feeling logic-bombed. Going critical... :)

Yeah, okay, TWO. :D
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 04-07-2019
Replies: 262
Views: 6,160
Posted By krötenblender
Hello, as of now, we have 27 participants....

Hello,

as of now, we have 27 participants. Except for one, everyone should have received a mail from me with a reply to his/her mail. If not, please contact me here over RFF-message.

27... we still...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 03-31-2019
Replies: 262
Views: 6,160
Posted By krötenblender
Short update: We are now at 24 participants and...

Short update: We are now at 24 participants and have three weeks to got before the deadline.
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 03-31-2019
Replies: 262
Views: 6,160
Posted By krötenblender
I can understand the frustration, if the cards...

I can understand the frustration, if the cards are damaged so bad, that they are unrecognizable.

Let's try it this way: In the final address-list, I will add a remark to your address that you prefer...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 03-25-2019
Replies: 262
Views: 6,160
Posted By krötenblender
Yes, same here. I prefer the "raw"...

Yes, same here. I prefer the "raw" postcard-experience. For me, it's not about the perfect print, but for the postcard-experience.



Glad to have you - and all the others.
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 03-24-2019
Replies: 262
Views: 6,160
Posted By krötenblender
Hello all, this seems to be a successful start...

Hello all,

this seems to be a successful start for this round: As of now, we have already 18 participants (including me). This is great! So many nice postcards to look forward to.

Keep'em coming!...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 03-17-2019
Replies: 265
Views: 8,118
Posted By krötenblender
Hello all, sorry for the delay, but here it is...

Hello all,

sorry for the delay, but here it is (https://rangefinderforum.com/forums/showthread.php?p=2875878): The next round.

For all of you who have been in the last time, please check for...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 03-17-2019
Replies: 262
Views: 6,160
Posted By krötenblender
RFF Postcard Project #11

Hello dear RFF-members,

this will be the thread to the RFF Postcard Project Nr. 11 This seems to
becoming a tradition... ;)

For the newbies (let's hope, there are many of them), let me explain what...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 03-04-2019
Replies: 265
Views: 8,118
Posted By krötenblender
Indeed. I'm used to two cards getting lost per...

Indeed. I'm used to two cards getting lost per round, but only 18 from the last round... someone in the line really likes the cards you're getting - which I could understand. :rolleyes:
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 03-04-2019
Replies: 265
Views: 8,118
Posted By krötenblender
Wow, thats encouraging. Not even officially...

Wow, thats encouraging. Not even officially announced and so many hands up. I will announce next weekend in a new thread (and here for the subscribers of this thread) and give us a generous timeframe.
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 03-03-2019
Replies: 265
Views: 8,118
Posted By krötenblender
Yeah, it's already over six months since the...

Yeah, it's already over six months since the last...

Anyone else interested? If I see a few hands up here, I will start and announce the next round next weekend.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 01-28-2019
Replies: 99
Views: 8,790
Posted By krötenblender
Yes, and shipping.

Yes, and shipping.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 01-28-2019
Replies: 99
Views: 8,790
Posted By krötenblender
Found it for 429€ here in Germany, which is...

Found it for 429€ here in Germany, which is currently about 490$ US. So... Not so unfair.
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 01-25-2019
Replies: 75
Views: 7,500
Posted By krötenblender
Thats a really sad condition for such a nice lens...

Thats a really sad condition for such a nice lens (still searching for one...). If the seller said, its in great condition, it was definitely not the truth. I would also advice to return it.
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 01-19-2019
Replies: 265
Views: 8,118
Posted By krötenblender
Fixed my missing picture in post #211...

Fixed my missing picture in post #211 (https://rangefinderforum.com/forums/showpost.php?p=2846990&postcount=211)

There you can find the story about my postcard picture for this round, also.
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 01-19-2019
Replies: 265
Views: 8,118
Posted By krötenblender
18?!?! Man, that is a very bad quote. There are...

18?!?!
Man, that is a very bad quote. There are way too many lost this time. You should talk to your postman, if he maybe liked the postcards too much... ;)
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 01-10-2019
Replies: 265
Views: 8,118
Posted By krötenblender
YES, PLEASE!! We already started. Mine is...

YES, PLEASE!! We already started. Mine is currently not visible due to ISP problems over Christmas, but I will link it back here soon.
Forum: Fixed Lens 35mm RF 01-01-2019
Replies: 2
Views: 665
Posted By krötenblender
That is a very cool gadget!

That is a very cool gadget!
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 12-02-2018
Replies: 99
Views: 8,790
Posted By krötenblender
Anyone here who has both, the VC 28/1,9 and the...

Anyone here who has both, the VC 28/1,9 and the 7artisans, and can post a few images next to each other for size comparison?
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 11-26-2018
Replies: 265
Views: 8,118
Posted By krötenblender
That is not nice. Did anyone else not yet receive...

That is not nice. Did anyone else not yet receive my postcard?
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 11-09-2018
Replies: 265
Views: 8,118
Posted By krötenblender
Hello all, thank you for participating to all of...

Hello all,

thank you for participating to all of you. I received some very pictures this round and I'm very happy with the results.

Rick reminded me, that one of the best things to this is, when...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 11-05-2018
Replies: 99
Views: 8,790
Posted By krötenblender
Could be an interesting lens. Is there any...

Could be an interesting lens. Is there any pricing information known, yet? Depending on its optical performance, it might be useful for special occasions.
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 11-01-2018
Replies: 265
Views: 8,118
Posted By krötenblender
Hello, it's been a long time without any cards....

Hello,

it's been a long time without any cards. But today I found John Weber Crab also, when I came home. What a pleasant surprise. Thank you!
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 10-02-2018
Replies: 265
Views: 8,118
Posted By krötenblender
I think, I have a little more than 23, but we had...

I think, I have a little more than 23, but we had about 30 people in this round... So yes, expect more. ;)
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 09-24-2018
Replies: 265
Views: 8,118
Posted By krötenblender
In the "Thread Tools" menu at the top subscribe...

In the "Thread Tools" menu at the top subscribe to this thread, then go to you User CP, goto "List subscriptions", select the thread, activate Mail notification for the thread (menu at bottom of...
Forum: Photo Software 09-21-2018
Replies: 9
Views: 1,472
Posted By krötenblender
I tried RawTherapee long time ago. At that time...

I tried RawTherapee long time ago. At that time it was not very usable, but I'm sure, they evolved, so it might be a good solution for many people. Problem often is, that many users, especially...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 09-21-2018
Replies: 265
Views: 8,118
Posted By krötenblender
You can subscribe to this thread and activate...

You can subscribe to this thread and activate mail-notification for it. I always announce the next round in the old thread first.

Sorry, I'm just not able to remember who wants to be in for about...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 09-12-2018
Replies: 265
Views: 8,118
Posted By krötenblender
I beat you: 22 cards so far :D Yeah its sad, the...

I beat you: 22 cards so far :D

Yeah its sad, the end is near... However, we can do another next spring or so. Many great cards until now. Very different styles as always.

Thanks to all...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 09-01-2018
Replies: 265
Views: 8,118
Posted By krötenblender
They are coming for you... (My postcards, I mean)

They are coming for you...

(My postcards, I mean)
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 08-31-2018
Replies: 265
Views: 8,118
Posted By krötenblender
Just finished writing my cards. I will bring them...

Just finished writing my cards. I will bring them to the post office tomorrow. I hope, they get to all of you soon and in good shape.

Best regards,
Stephan
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 08-29-2018
Replies: 265
Views: 8,118
Posted By krötenblender
I also received some more postcards. Thanks to...

I also received some more postcards. Thanks to all of you! I always stick them to the mirror, that we have near the entry so that my family also can see them first, when they arrive at home. We all...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 08-26-2018
Replies: 265
Views: 8,118
Posted By krötenblender
Relax, I‘m at four cards now...

Relax, I‘m at four cards now...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 08-26-2018
Replies: 0
Views: 172
Posted By krötenblender
Voigtländer Nokton 35/1,4 Helicoid dis/reassembly

Hello

I'm stuck... :(

Stupidly, I was trying to remove a bigger dust particle from the mentioned lens, and instead of simply unscrewing the rear element and blowing it out, for some reason I...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 08-23-2018
Replies: 265
Views: 8,118
Posted By krötenblender
None today... *sigh*

None today... *sigh*
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 08-21-2018
Replies: 265
Views: 8,118
Posted By krötenblender
Funny, I have nearly the same setup, but a few...

Funny, I have nearly the same setup, but a few more.

Today I received three cards at once. Great! I'm at four now.

And I received my prints today also. Good quality. I will make them ready in the...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 08-20-2018
Replies: 265
Views: 8,118
Posted By krötenblender
Still by one... But nevertheless, looking into...

Still by one... But nevertheless, looking into the postbox when coming home is now more exciting than before.

My cards should arrive on Thursday, so I hope to finish them during the weekend and send...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 08-15-2018
Replies: 265
Views: 8,118
Posted By krötenblender
I got my first card from PYeh. That was quick!...

I got my first card from PYeh.
That was quick! Thank you! I will order my cards this weekend.

Love this exciting phase, where I come home every day and almost always find a card. Great!
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 08-13-2018
Replies: 265
Views: 8,118
Posted By krötenblender
That guy must have had stories to tell! (Except,...

That guy must have had stories to tell! (Except, that he probably wasn't allowed to tell...) Cool...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 08-13-2018
Replies: 265
Views: 8,118
Posted By krötenblender
I also order from Moo. You can order cards that...

I also order from Moo. You can order cards that are only coated on the picture-side. Those are easier to write on and better for the stamps.
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 08-12-2018
Replies: 265
Views: 8,118
Posted By krötenblender
The hardest part is done: I have chosen a picture...

The hardest part is done: I have chosen a picture for the postcard! ;)
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 08-08-2018
Replies: 265
Views: 8,118
Posted By krötenblender
Me: Computer scientist with a passion for...

Me: Computer scientist with a passion for computer history and all the geeky stuff, that has been around in ancient times (i.e. before the WWW big bang)... :angel:
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 08-08-2018
Replies: 265
Views: 8,118
Posted By krötenblender
Not the fact about your Ph.D. :cool: But I know...

Not the fact about your Ph.D. :cool:
But I know about IBMs SCRIPT, never used it, though, only the roff-family of typesetting programs before TeX/LaTeX (and before I wrote my own markup-interpreter,...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 08-08-2018
Replies: 109
Views: 63,725
Posted By krötenblender
Anyone using this lens with the Leica M10? Any...

Anyone using this lens with the Leica M10? Any experience? I consider it currently to replace my Zeiss 25mm.
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 08-07-2018
Replies: 265
Views: 8,118
Posted By krötenblender
Sorry for the simple format of the list. I use...

Sorry for the simple format of the list. I use labels myself, but my printer uses A4 and not US-letter. Also I don't have any MS-Office compatible Software, so for me it's LaTeX with a Label-Macro......
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 08-07-2018
Replies: 265
Views: 8,118
Posted By krötenblender
Hello again, so, after two days with some minor...

Hello again,

so, after two days with some minor correction, the final address list is ready. I will send it by mail in a few minutes. Please contact me, if you don't receive the list.

This time we...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 08-04-2018
Replies: 265
Views: 8,118
Posted By krötenblender
Hello all, thank you all for the mails! I will...

Hello all,

thank you all for the mails! I will now close the list and send a mail to you in a few minutes with all the addresses.

Please make sure to check your address and data and send me a...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 08-03-2018
Replies: 265
Views: 8,118
Posted By krötenblender
Last chance... :rolleyes:;)

Last chance... :rolleyes:;)
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 07-26-2018
Replies: 265
Views: 8,118
Posted By krötenblender
Writing your hand numb... :D

Writing your hand numb... :D
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 07-22-2018
Replies: 265
Views: 8,118
Posted By krötenblender
Hello all, thanks for all the mails to be in...

Hello all,

thanks for all the mails to be in this round. We are now 23 People, me included, so there is room for more!

Anyway, this morning I had the second PM, that a mail wasn't answered by me....
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 07-14-2018
Replies: 265
Views: 8,118
Posted By krötenblender
Didn't get a mail from you, yet. However, we are...

Didn't get a mail from you, yet.

However, we are now at 21 people, me included.
If still in doubt, think of that: more than 20 unique prints from fellow RFF-members can be yours!

Why unique?...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 07-10-2018
Replies: 265
Views: 8,118
Posted By krötenblender
Hello, wow, that has been a wave of replies! It...

Hello,

wow, that has been a wave of replies! It seem, I just announced at the right moment...

We are now 16 people, me included, and that was just after two days. Nice! Keep them coming!

I should...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 07-08-2018
Replies: 194
Views: 9,802
Posted By krötenblender
Hello all, it took me longer, than promised, but...

Hello all,

it took me longer, than promised, but here it is (https://rangefinderforum.com/forums/showthread.php?p=2820572), the next round in a new thread! Please join and have some great postcards...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 07-08-2018
Replies: 265
Views: 8,118
Posted By krötenblender
RFF Postcard Project #10

Hello dear RFF-members,

this will be the thread to the RFF Postcard Project Nr. 10

Before I explain what it is, how it works, let me say, that I'm truly sorry,
that it took me so long, after I...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 06-15-2018
Replies: 22
Views: 1,716
Posted By krötenblender
Well, beauty is in the eye of the beholder...

Well, beauty is in the eye of the beholder...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 06-15-2018
Replies: 22
Views: 1,716
Posted By krötenblender
It's actually the first special edition of a...

It's actually the first special edition of a digital Leica (that I remember), where I really like the design - except for the focus tab. Too expensive for me, though. My plain Volks-M10 must be...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 06-01-2018
Replies: 16
Views: 756
Posted By krötenblender
That is just the usual internet-BS at its finest,...

That is just the usual internet-BS at its finest, about the same level of wisdom as "in the US black photographers wearing a tripod will get shot"...
Read this:...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 05-04-2018
Replies: 1,179
Views: 446,577
Posted By krötenblender
https://mempool.net/galleries/misc/MamiyaC330.jpg ...

https://mempool.net/galleries/misc/MamiyaC330.jpg

A tank, but a lovely one.
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 05-01-2018
Replies: 32
Views: 2,760
Posted By krötenblender
Only the software section of that name, not the...

Only the software section of that name, not the part with the sensor-measurements.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 04-29-2018
Replies: 77
Views: 4,175
Posted By krötenblender
No, you can shoot anytime, no need to have...

No, you can shoot anytime, no need to have anything in focus. I was just wrongly assuming, that focusing is a part of your intention with manual focus setting. But with the lens-cap-lens you can't...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 04-29-2018
Replies: 77
Views: 4,175
Posted By krötenblender
Yes, the image quality is pretty good at high ISO...

Yes, the image quality is pretty good at high ISO and you can of course do something in post. But it has limits, when viewed in 1:1, as always.



It's not bad at all. Instead it is more or less...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 04-28-2018
Replies: 10
Views: 730
Posted By krötenblender
I would love to see them, but it seems, there is...

I would love to see them, but it seems, there is a geofence or something. Neither with Firefox/Linux nor Safari/MacOS I can see the pictures. Only white space with short texts (presumably the...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 04-25-2018
Replies: 79
Views: 10,733
Posted By krötenblender
If you are referring to a µFT camera, it won't...

If you are referring to a µFT camera, it won't correct distortion for this lens, since it doesn't know the lens...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 04-14-2018
Replies: 291
Views: 76,107
Posted By krötenblender
This thread was inactive for a long time. Good,...

This thread was inactive for a long time. Good, to see it reactivated. Thank you dourbalistar.
Although I don't own it anymore, the Nokton 35 is still one interesting lens. I'm regularly pondering,...
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-07-2018
Replies: 36
Views: 1,317
Posted By krötenblender
Also Wikipedia: "DHL Express[2] is a division of...

Also Wikipedia: "DHL Express[2] is a division of the German logistics company Deutsche Post DHL "

Whoever the founder was, it is a German company now. First thing "we" do here, when founding/buying...
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-07-2018
Replies: 36
Views: 1,317
Posted By krötenblender
DHL: Worldwide German standard service - which is...

DHL: Worldwide German standard service - which is equivalent to no service at all...

I say that as a German, often having no other choice, since they are #1 here by far in Germany. Crappiest...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 04-01-2018
Replies: 10
Views: 1,087
Posted By krötenblender
Yes, that is what I mean. A focusing tab like the...

Yes, that is what I mean. A focusing tab like the ones many Leica-M lenses have (and Voigtländer and others).

To me, this is a big difference in focusing speed and handling ergonomics. Indeed, that...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 03-29-2018
Replies: 10
Views: 1,087
Posted By krötenblender
Nice idea, I never tried that, although I had the...

Nice idea, I never tried that, although I had the idea also. But I think, the metal-thingy, where the screw is, doesn't feel very comfortable to the finger. Also, this misses the notch, where to put...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 03-28-2018
Replies: 10
Views: 1,087
Posted By krötenblender
Thanks, I cite myself from post #1: „ I know the...

Thanks, I cite myself from post #1: „ I know the Taab focusing tabs and have them on my Zeiss lenses, but I'm only "half happy" with them..“ :D
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 03-28-2018
Replies: 10
Views: 1,087
Posted By krötenblender
Thank you. I'm sure, it makes it easier. I'm...

Thank you. I'm sure, it makes it easier. I'm totally used to focusing tabs and want nothing else... However, I noticed, that this lens is easy to focus since the drag is pretty low and the focus ring...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 03-28-2018
Replies: 194
Views: 9,802
Posted By krötenblender
If there enough people interested, I will...

If there enough people interested, I will announce a next round at the beginning of May. Just subscribe to this thread and I will post here a link to the new rounds thread.

Best Regards,
Stephan
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 03-28-2018
Replies: 194
Views: 9,802
Posted By krötenblender
Hello all, sorry for the long silence here... I...

Hello all,

sorry for the long silence here... I was just too busy.

Now, this was a nice round as always and I think, most cards arrived for me.
I organized this round partially remote while being...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 03-28-2018
Replies: 10
Views: 1,087
Posted By krötenblender
Focusing Tab on 7artisans / DJ-Optical 50mm f1,1?

Hello all,

I know, many here have the lens already and since a few days I have mine in silver. So far, I really like that lens.

I noticed, that there was a rubber focusing-tab included, that can be...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-22-2018
Replies: 68
Views: 3,951
Posted By krötenblender
If it's about the left-sided viewfinder and...

If it's about the left-sided viewfinder and something "modern" is not totally out of question, then have a look at the Olympus Evolt E-300. This piece of digital art has a left viewfinder, but is a...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 03-22-2018
Replies: 62
Views: 11,255
Posted By krötenblender
Got mine in silver today for a silver M10. - What...

Got mine in silver today for a silver M10. - What a nice lens! Much better than every copy of the Nokton 50mm I ever had and calibrated perfectly from the start. - And not as bulky.

I once had the...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 01-24-2018
Replies: 194
Views: 9,802
Posted By krötenblender
Nope, you don't need a Flickr-Account. If you...

Nope, you don't need a Flickr-Account.

If you post via Web-Browser, you can find a button below the text- and smiley-area labeled "Manage Attachments", click it.

A Window should open (if you have...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 01-23-2018
Replies: 194
Views: 9,802
Posted By krötenblender
I do. Just busy during the week...

I do. Just busy during the week...
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 01-05-2018
Replies: 3
Views: 912
Posted By krötenblender
You can not remove this in camera. It is part of...

You can not remove this in camera. It is part of the EXIF information of every picture taken with the camera (RAW as well as JPEG). When exporting with LR, you can remove EXIF info (this is "by SW")....
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 01-03-2018
Replies: 127
Views: 36,006
Posted By krötenblender
I also have a M10, and it is really a joy to use...

I also have a M10, and it is really a joy to use with fantastic image quality. However, my all time favourite is still the Epson R-D1. Can't beat the feeling of that camera.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 01-02-2018
Replies: 77
Views: 4,175
Posted By krötenblender
"Need"... Aw, come on man, what's that concept...

"Need"... Aw, come on man, what's that concept good for...? :D "Want"!
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 01-01-2018
Replies: 77
Views: 4,175
Posted By krötenblender
The sensor is not the only criteria when byuing a...

The sensor is not the only criteria when byuing a camera...
And the mFT sensors are not bad at all.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 12-30-2017
Replies: 77
Views: 4,175
Posted By krötenblender
I did not want to suggest to skip the Oly...

I did not want to suggest to skip the Oly 17mm/f1,8... It just doesn't fit me. Maybe you would love it. I solved the problem be using 35mm strictly on Leica only. There I have all I want in that...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 12-30-2017
Replies: 77
Views: 4,175
Posted By krötenblender
Yes, it is a good camera, even with its few bad...

Yes, it is a good camera, even with its few bad design-choices.



Technically the 17mm/f1,8 is a good lens, I think. I had it twice, because I "see" in 35mm. However, I also sold it twice... I never...
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 12-30-2017
Replies: 372
Views: 40,494
Posted By krötenblender
Indeed, that is, why I would never say, that it...

Indeed, that is, why I would never say, that it is a bad picture. In this specific case, I think, it is more because of the background lights and how they are off-center. I have seen less sharp...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 12-30-2017
Replies: 77
Views: 4,175
Posted By krötenblender
I have not read the whole thread, so apologies,...

I have not read the whole thread, so apologies, if I repeat someone else:
Next to my Leica (M10, currently) and a few other cameras, I have a Pen-F. It is my "Togo-camera", that is always with me,...
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 12-30-2017
Replies: 372
Views: 40,494
Posted By krötenblender
I own the lens myself and besides that it is too...

I own the lens myself and besides that it is too heavy/big on my Leica and the focus is not as smooth as the Summilux FLE, I think it is optically superior to the Leica. Great lens.

However I don't...
Forum: Photo Software 12-28-2017
Replies: 9
Views: 1,472
Posted By krötenblender
Since 2.4 it is available on Windows now, but I...

Since 2.4 it is available on Windows now, but I have not tried it, since I use Mac.

Sadly, this new version is not yet available for Mac. IMHO best user-experience is on Linux with Darktable, yet. I...
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 12-23-2017
Replies: 64
Views: 8,760
Posted By krötenblender
R-D1 - The never ending Love-Story...

After this thread made some appearances in the last few weeks on the forum's front page, I bought the camera for the fourth time now. I sold the other ones because I did not use them enough anymore...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 12-16-2017
Replies: 32
Views: 2,760
Posted By krötenblender
Indeed, it is a pretty good package...

Indeed, it is a pretty good package IQ-wise.



Well, I have that one also and only numbers for sensor quality count, then the GFX is in a whole different class, than the Leica. However, both cameras...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 12-16-2017
Replies: 32
Views: 2,760
Posted By krötenblender
Why should it? Can't argue against the numbers....

Why should it? Can't argue against the numbers. However, that doesn't say anything about the camera as a whole. If one wants a digital rangefinder camera, this is currently by far the best, you can...
Forum: Fuji Digital General Discussion 12-04-2017
Replies: 27
Views: 2,515
Posted By krötenblender
But there are many people, who want the one and...

But there are many people, who want the one and can only afford the other... Also, I doubt, that your statement is true. IMHO, there may be people, who like the format of the Hasselblad more than the...
Forum: Fuji Digital General Discussion 12-04-2017
Replies: 27
Views: 2,515
Posted By krötenblender
Then I would even less understand, why you don't...

Then I would even less understand, why you don't see the huge difference between the "DSLR-Style" handling of the GFX and the possible RF-Style handling of a possible GFX-R. Those are clearly two...
Forum: Fuji Digital General Discussion 12-04-2017
Replies: 27
Views: 2,515
Posted By krötenblender
If you ever handled the GFX, you would sure think...

If you ever handled the GFX, you would sure think different. My answer: Yes, it will greatly change the handling of the camera. Even more, if they make the body smaller overall. RF-style would of...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 11-24-2017
Replies: 194
Views: 9,802
Posted By krötenblender
25 cards for me so far. Tha card from Singapore...

25 cards for me so far.
Tha card from Singapore arrived already, it's worth the waiting. Great picture and a really nice print.

Also thank you very much to all others. I really enjoyed all your...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 11-24-2017
Replies: 194
Views: 9,802
Posted By krötenblender
What a pity... Just checked all my cards, to be...

What a pity... Just checked all my cards, to be sure, but yours is not among them. Not sure, though, how long it usually takes from Spain to Germany.

Sorry...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-13-2017
Replies: 9
Views: 648
Posted By krötenblender
Hi, maybe the website referenced in this article...

Hi,

maybe the website referenced in this article is helpful to you:
https://petapixel.com/2017/11/09/website-tracks-market-value-used-camera-gear/
Forum: Photo Software 11-11-2017
Replies: 69
Views: 5,670
Posted By krötenblender
The question, of course, is how similar exactly...

The question, of course, is how similar exactly the two implementations have to be, to be usable or acceptable. I don't think, that many people are able to see toggles in the least significant bit of...
Forum: Photo Software 11-11-2017
Replies: 69
Views: 5,670
Posted By krötenblender
There are several products, that can read and...

There are several products, that can read and parse LR-catalogs to a certain degree. But other than simple transformations like crop/rotate, it is not possible for them to reproduce the LR edits you...
Forum: Photo Software 11-09-2017
Replies: 69
Views: 5,670
Posted By krötenblender
This is annoying, I can relate. However, what you...

This is annoying, I can relate. However, what you describe sounds more like you are searching for an image-manipulation-programm, maybe with RAW-converter included, but not so much for a DAM.

Best...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 11-08-2017
Replies: 194
Views: 9,802
Posted By krötenblender
Hello Raid, just today your card arrived...

Hello Raid,

just today your card arrived together with one from Singapur. Both great cards! Thank you Raid and Eddy.

Some other cards also arrived, but I was so busy lately, that I did not thank...
Forum: Photo Software 11-05-2017
Replies: 69
Views: 5,670
Posted By krötenblender
Currently, I'm designing a database-format based...

Currently, I'm designing a database-format based on SQLite3, same engine, that Lightroom uses and in the public domain, but much smaller.

Connecting to Affinity is definitely an option, but I...
Forum: Photo Software 11-03-2017
Replies: 69
Views: 5,670
Posted By krötenblender
For an alternative to PS: Did you look into...

For an alternative to PS: Did you look into Affinity (https://affinity.serif.com/photo/)? I have not much experience with PS, but I have Affinity and think, it is a solid program. Many reviewers say,...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 11-02-2017
Replies: 194
Views: 9,802
Posted By krötenblender
You can subscribe to this thread, to not miss the...

You can subscribe to this thread, to not miss the next round...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 10-29-2017
Replies: 205
Views: 27,355
Posted By krötenblender
Several times, lenses and bodies. Someone has to,...

Several times, lenses and bodies. Someone has to, otherwise nobody could buy them used...
Latest now the M10. Finally a digital M that doesn't feel like a brick in an oversized package.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 10-28-2017
Replies: 132
Views: 23,592
Posted By krötenblender
I had them all, and even more (the 12mm VC). But...

I had them all, and even more (the 12mm VC).

But now I reduced the whole collection to 3: 28, 35, 50, and that it. Even only one lens per FL, where I had multiple of most in the past. These three...
Forum: Photo Software 10-27-2017
Replies: 6
Views: 1,341
Posted By krötenblender
Hello, it works now, updated yesterday...

Hello,

it works now, updated yesterday evening.

However, I don't believe for a second, that the forced CC install was a bug or mistake...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 10-19-2017
Replies: 3
Views: 900
Posted By krötenblender
Thank you. Do you have a pointer to that thread?...

Thank you. Do you have a pointer to that thread? It seems, I can‘t find it an d a few years ago my account on LUF stopped working (probably because of the Umlaut) so I can‘t ask there myself...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 10-19-2017
Replies: 3
Views: 900
Posted By krötenblender
Summicron 35mm Nr. 11674 vs. 11879 Differences?

Hello,

I'm just a little bit helpless. I can't really find differences between these lenses. I want to spend my M10 a Summicron, but I'm not sure, if these are the same lens with new vs. old...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 10-17-2017
Replies: 194
Views: 9,802
Posted By krötenblender
Also 11 cards here already. Two today with great...

Also 11 cards here already. Two today with great stuff.Looking forward each day to open the mailbox, when I come home.

Forgive me, but I can't read one of the senders name. Who was it with "Bales in...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 10-14-2017
Replies: 194
Views: 9,802
Posted By krötenblender
I just dropped mine off at the post office, so...

I just dropped mine off at the post office, so just in time for mid of October... phew. I wrote by hand this time (sorry for my bad hand writing, not used to it anymore...), and at the end I had the...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 10-14-2017
Replies: 194
Views: 9,802
Posted By krötenblender
I don't look at them! I don't look at them! I...

I don't look at them! I don't look at them! I don't look at them! I don't look at them...! Do not want to spoil me...

Ah, darn, now I looked... Can't wait!
Forum: RFF News 10-13-2017
Replies: 160
Views: 11,255
Posted By krötenblender
I expect an electric auto-recock and winder...

I expect an electric auto-recock and winder add-on, that will be sold to make a press-version of the camera that can do 10fps.
Forum: RFF News 10-10-2017
Replies: 160
Views: 11,255
Posted By krötenblender
It's 14 (fourteen) megapixels. Still, its a bad...

It's 14 (fourteen) megapixels. Still, its a bad idea.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 10-09-2017
Replies: 5
Views: 1,116
Posted By krötenblender
But doesn't the Zeiss has this little...

But doesn't the Zeiss has this little "focus-nibble" instead of a tab? This would make it very hard to apply the TAAB. I have a TAAB also, and think, it's okay.

Maybe a good solution would be to...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 10-08-2017
Replies: 194
Views: 9,802
Posted By krötenblender
Hello there! I had a packed week(end), so I had...

Hello there!

I had a packed week(end), so I had no chance to finish my postcards. The cards arrived on Friday from Moo and I will send them before end of the new week, so I will be just in...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 10-01-2017
Replies: 194
Views: 9,802
Posted By krötenblender
I'm lazy, using MOO... They did well the other...

I'm lazy, using MOO... They did well the other rounds, and the postcards are already shipped. So I hope to send them until end of the coming week.
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 09-30-2017
Replies: 194
Views: 9,802
Posted By krötenblender
Stretching the period of receiving postcards a...

Stretching the period of receiving postcards a little bit is not a bad thing. ;)
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 09-30-2017
Replies: 75
Views: 10,200
Posted By krötenblender
Drool... ;)

Drool... ;)
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 09-27-2017
Replies: 194
Views: 9,802
Posted By krötenblender
Yeah, we'd like the Lanny Kravitz Postcard...

Yeah, we'd like the Lanny Kravitz Postcard Edition, please. :D
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 09-27-2017
Replies: 194
Views: 9,802
Posted By krötenblender
Some sent their cards in an envelope in the last...

Some sent their cards in an envelope in the last rounds, but most arrived as normal postcards. I wouldn't worry. Yes, they get scratches and marks, but that makes them unique in their own way. You...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 09-26-2017
Replies: 194
Views: 9,802
Posted By krötenblender
Got my first postcard today from mothertrucker!...

Got my first postcard today from mothertrucker! That was quick! - Thank you, I love that phase of a project, where I everyday walk to the mailbox in anticipation.
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 09-22-2017
Replies: 194
Views: 9,802
Posted By krötenblender
Correct, we will dedicate this round to Andy...

Correct, we will dedicate this round to Andy Warhol then. :D
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 09-22-2017
Replies: 75
Views: 10,200
Posted By krötenblender
I miss mine...

I miss mine...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 09-21-2017
Replies: 194
Views: 9,802
Posted By krötenblender
Hello again, since I messed it up, here are some...

Hello again,

since I messed it up, here are some additional infos and stats:

We are now 36 participants, so everybody has to sent 35 postcards (and should receive as many, ideally...), with the...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 09-21-2017
Replies: 194
Views: 9,802
Posted By krötenblender
The FINAL final address list...

Hello all,

I'm very sorry and I have to apologize to you all. I somehow missed two people in the address list. I can't explain, because this should simply not happen.

I will send a new list this...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 09-17-2017
Replies: 194
Views: 9,802
Posted By krötenblender
Hello all, I just sent the final address list....

Hello all,

I just sent the final address list. If anyone did not receive the list, please contact me. I think, I have considered all mail-address changes, but one never knows...

No, if you like,...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 09-12-2017
Replies: 194
Views: 9,802
Posted By krötenblender
You can start printing, the number of...

You can start printing, the number of participants is now fixed. However, we have already a few corrections to the addresse-list. I will send the final list on Friday or Saturday.
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 09-11-2017
Replies: 194
Views: 9,802
Posted By krötenblender
Yes, no... How do you say "yes" and "no" in one...

Yes, no... How do you say "yes" and "no" in one word in english? We have "jain" in German... :rolleyes:

Copies of the same card, yes, but only 33, as we are 34 participants, and you probably do not...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 09-11-2017
Replies: 194
Views: 9,802
Posted By krötenblender
The Address List - first version

Hello all,

we are ready...
As you can read this, I just sent a mail to all participants using a mail-alias, that we can use for further communication by mail. The mail contains the first version of...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 09-10-2017
Replies: 194
Views: 9,802
Posted By krötenblender
Hello all, we are now 34 participants. I will...

Hello all,

we are now 34 participants. I will sent the address-list tomorrow.

Please check your data carefully. Be aware, that this is an international project, you need to provide your...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 09-10-2017
Replies: 194
Views: 9,802
Posted By krötenblender
Where no photographer has gone before.

Where no photographer has gone before.
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 09-06-2017
Replies: 194
Views: 9,802
Posted By krötenblender
It's the unknown land... ;) When I send the...

It's the unknown land... ;)

When I send the address list to all participants, I will mark those entries with incomplete info and ask all of you to check their information. I hope, missing parts will...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 09-06-2017
Replies: 194
Views: 9,802
Posted By krötenblender
Hello all, two more participants from New...

Hello all,

two more participants from New Zealand, great! We are now 32 people.

There is still room for more!

We want your postcard! :D

Some stats for you (Countries):
??? = 2
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 09-01-2017
Replies: 194
Views: 9,802
Posted By krötenblender
Hello all, here's the update: We are now 30...

Hello all,

here's the update: We are now 30 people.

There is still room for more!

We want your postcard! :D

Some stats for you (Countries):
??? = 2
Forum: Help / Feedback forum 08-23-2017
Replies: 32
Views: 2,945
Posted By krötenblender
Just use https://www.rangefinderforum.com instead...

Just use https://www.rangefinderforum.com
instead of the "old" version with http.
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 08-20-2017
Replies: 194
Views: 9,802
Posted By krötenblender
Just sent the mail. Sorry to all, who already...

Just sent the mail. Sorry to all, who already joined. I was too lazy to sort them out of the list... :)
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 08-20-2017
Replies: 194
Views: 9,802
Posted By krötenblender
Hello Raid, not a bad idea. To make the thread...

Hello Raid,

not a bad idea. To make the thread visible, I try to post something here regularly, so people notice on the front page.

I was reluctant to mail everybody, because I don't wan't to spam...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 08-20-2017
Replies: 194
Views: 9,802
Posted By krötenblender
Hello RFF Postcard Friends, this is, where we...

Hello RFF Postcard Friends,

this is, where we are as of today:

20 people joined so far, from USA (12), New Zealand (1), Italy (1), Germany (2), Spain (1), Switzerland (1) and two unknown (need to...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 08-17-2017
Replies: 194
Views: 9,802
Posted By krötenblender
Yes, of course, everyone is welcome. This...

Yes, of course, everyone is welcome.

This weekend I will post number of how many people joined so far, so you get an idea, how it is going.

Thank you all so far, really looking forward to the flood...
Forum: RFF Polls 08-16-2017
Replies: 42
Views: 5,096
Posted By krötenblender
And there it is on the M10... Reassigned to the...

And there it is on the M10... Reassigned to the ISO-Select function (better implemented by Fuji IMHO...) All you cynics laughed too early. :D

Maybe we just need a good idea, what function would be...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-08-2017
Replies: 3,173
Views: 556,950
Posted By krötenblender
We should start wearing RFF-Hats... :D

We should start wearing RFF-Hats... :D
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-06-2017
Replies: 3,173
Views: 556,950
Posted By krötenblender
That's the Hikawa Maru in the Background and...

That's the Hikawa Maru in the Background and China Town in Yokohama, right? Great places for Street Shots.

Two greetings from places just a few meters away from your...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 08-05-2017
Replies: 194
Views: 9,802
Posted By krötenblender
Hello all, this starts up really well! Thank you...

Hello all,

this starts up really well! Thank you all so far.

Please, I'd like to remind you:

Add your Country to your Address!

About half of them until now haven't added the country. Not sure for...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 08-04-2017
Replies: 194
Views: 9,802
Posted By krötenblender
That was quick! :) Great to see you again in this...

That was quick! :)
Great to see you again in this round!
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 08-04-2017
Replies: 203
Views: 265,552
Posted By krötenblender
Hello, sorry for taking such a long time, but...

Hello,

sorry for taking such a long time, but here is my picture:
https://mempool.net/galleries/misc/20160624_222739.jpg

It was shot end of June 2016 in Shinjuku / Tokyo. That a really nice place...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 08-04-2017
Replies: 194
Views: 9,802
Posted By krötenblender
RFF Postcard Project #9

Hello again,

here we are again. Number 8 was fun and I received many great cards. And so can you, especially if you never took part the rounds before!

Number 9 already, wow! - Shall we name the...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 07-24-2017
Replies: 136
Views: 8,035
Posted By krötenblender
I had Epson R-D1 pictures (overwhelming...

I had Epson R-D1 pictures (overwhelming 6.1mpixels...) printed to 80x80cm (cropped to square format, so more like 4mpixels...) for an exhibition and they were my favourite prints in that collection....
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 07-24-2017
Replies: 136
Views: 8,035
Posted By krötenblender
+1 to that. However one of the biggest selling...

+1 to that. However one of the biggest selling points for mobile phones recently is the quality of the camera and what great pictures you can take with them ("Shot with an iPhone"... yeah, sure...)....
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 07-24-2017
Replies: 136
Views: 8,035
Posted By krötenblender
Sure, as would most people. But the same image in...

Sure, as would most people. But the same image in bad vs good technical quality... That was, what I was asking about.
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 07-24-2017
Replies: 136
Views: 8,035
Posted By krötenblender
I don't question his good character, because I...

I don't question his good character, because I simply don't know him, as you stated correctly. - But I always ask myself, where is the real win, when someone follows someone else's advice.

What I...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 07-24-2017
Replies: 136
Views: 8,035
Posted By krötenblender
Given the choice, would they prefer crappy 8bit...

Given the choice, would they prefer crappy 8bit per color phone jpegs or high dynamic 14bpc high res raws, that you can enjoy on display technologies available in 20 years...? :rolleyes:
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 07-24-2017
Replies: 136
Views: 8,035
Posted By krötenblender
And yet, the guy shoots with a Leica and a GFX...

And yet, the guy shoots with a Leica and a GFX (also not really a cheap camera...) and tries to convince another person to spend his/her money for his workshop instead of new gear.

I might be wrong,...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-23-2017
Replies: 12
Views: 676
Posted By krötenblender
You may or may not like the music (I really...

You may or may not like the music (I really do...), but "I Fink u Freaky" (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8Uee_mcxvrw) from "Die Antwoord", a south african cross over hip-hop techno I don't know...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 07-21-2017
Replies: 203
Views: 265,552
Posted By krötenblender
I will announce the next round end of this month,...

I will announce the next round end of this month, if that's okay with you (and nobody else does it earlier... :rolleyes:)
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 07-11-2017
Replies: 75
Views: 7,500
Posted By krötenblender
That doesn't make sense to me. I'm searching for...

That doesn't make sense to me. I'm searching for a lens, not for a camera...

As interesting as the GR is (I was thinking about buying one, but then stayed with a small Olympus E-PL6 and a 14mm/f2,5...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 07-11-2017
Replies: 75
Views: 7,500
Posted By krötenblender
Well, I considered a 25mm Snapshot-Skopar as a...

Well, I considered a 25mm Snapshot-Skopar as a possible alternative, when I saw the prices for this (the 28mm) lens. The 25mm is available for half that much... But somehow I like to have a 28mm - a...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 07-09-2017
Replies: 203
Views: 265,552
Posted By krötenblender
Thank you. Anyone lusts for another round...?

Thank you. Anyone lusts for another round...?
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 07-09-2017
Replies: 203
Views: 265,552
Posted By krötenblender
Hello Everyone, you might wonder why you...

Hello Everyone,

you might wonder why you received two mails that were addressed as PM to me, but had nothing to do with this thread.

Well, I needed some attention...

No, jokes aside: my fail......
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 07-09-2017
Replies: 75
Views: 7,500
Posted By krötenblender
Well, there is always "patience" - an...

Well, there is always "patience" - an alternative, that saved me a lot of money over the years... ;)
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 07-06-2017
Replies: 383
Views: 35,218
Posted By krötenblender
AFAIK, the Kamlan is for APS-C and does not have...

AFAIK, the Kamlan is for APS-C and does not have a large enough image-circle for FF.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-04-2017
Replies: 21
Views: 997
Posted By krötenblender
You have to be a little patient,...

You have to be a little patient, but:
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Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-04-2017
Replies: 21
Views: 997
Posted By krötenblender
Not sure, where you sit, but at ebay-auctions...

Not sure, where you sit, but at ebay-auctions here in Germany, a used but good working M6 is usually available for 850-900€. This ist still much money, but not too bad.
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 07-03-2017
Replies: 75
Views: 7,500
Posted By krötenblender
Couldn't forget that, since I didn't even...

Couldn't forget that, since I didn't even knew...

However, one of the first comments were the most important to me: that lens is probably not too good for color on a digital Leica. But that would be...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 07-03-2017
Replies: 14
Views: 1,904
Posted By krötenblender
Usually it's no problem to get the last model -...

Usually it's no problem to get the last model - not the latest...
I often hear, that Leicas engineering is superior and really impressive - production planning is obviously not...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 07-03-2017
Replies: 75
Views: 7,500
Posted By krötenblender
Nope, 163g vs. 211g (new version of Elmarit,...

Nope, 163g vs. 211g (new version of Elmarit, #11677) with lens shade.



Yes, maybe I will do that. It's just that the usage/price ratio is not really a good one, when I use that lens only a few...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 07-02-2017
Replies: 14
Views: 1,904
Posted By krötenblender
You mean catching a Leica technician and then...

You mean catching a Leica technician and then "from his cold dead hands"...? :D

I don't think so, when I looked at Leica's German homepage to order one, the estimated waiting time was as long as...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 07-02-2017
Replies: 14
Views: 1,904
Posted By krötenblender
Holy moly... Back here in Germany (strangely one...

Holy moly... Back here in Germany (strangely one of the worst places usually for camera availability - including Leica...) most stores say about three months.

So I skipped this at the beginning of...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 07-02-2017
Replies: 75
Views: 7,500
Posted By krötenblender
I had one once. I loved the ergonomics, size and...

I had one once. I loved the ergonomics, size and weight, but wasn't impressed with image quality. Not sure why, but the images never seemed to be as "alive" as those I shot with the Elmarit ASPH.,...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 07-02-2017
Replies: 75
Views: 7,500
Posted By krötenblender
Well, small and light is a must. If it is not...

Well, small and light is a must. If it is not smaller and lighter than a Leica Elmarit ASPH., then it doesn't make sense for me. The lens has to be suitable for color and digital, too, since I'm more...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 07-01-2017
Replies: 75
Views: 7,500
Posted By krötenblender
Thank you, this was the kind of information, I...

Thank you, this was the kind of information, I was searching for.
Digital and color are important to me, so this lens is no good for me. Bummer...

I had a Leica 6bit Elmarit ASPH. with my M240, and...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 07-01-2017
Replies: 75
Views: 7,500
Posted By krötenblender
What's it about the Color Skopar 28mm 3,5 LTM?

Recently I learned about this lens, because I'm searching a small and light 28mm. This lens seems to be really nice, but as common as Unicorns...

Here in Germany I'm simply not able to find one,...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 06-30-2017
Replies: 383
Views: 35,218
Posted By krötenblender
I also ordered one just for fun, but they say its...

I also ordered one just for fun, but they say its about 2-3 weeks until it arrives here in Germany. Curious...
Forum: Cameras in the Movies / TV / Media 06-28-2017
Replies: 141
Views: 35,894
Posted By krötenblender
Yokohama Kaidashi Kikou (ヨコハマ買い出し紀行)...

Yokohama Kaidashi Kikou (ヨコハマ買い出し紀行) (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZWqV1SUYQsk) is a japanese Anime-Series after a very nice Manga. A Camera does play a very central role in this, although, it is...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-12-2017
Replies: 3,016
Views: 732,357
Posted By krötenblender
Wow... Nice.

Wow... Nice.
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 06-11-2017
Replies: 203
Views: 265,552
Posted By krötenblender
Hello all, ColSebastianMoran just reminded me,...

Hello all,

ColSebastianMoran just reminded me, that it is tradition to post out images for the postcards in this thread and maybe say a type words about it.

I'm sorry, that this post comes this...
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