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Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 07-13-2013
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Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 07-10-2013
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Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 07-10-2013
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Forum: Photography General Interest 07-10-2013
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Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 07-09-2013
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Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-09-2013
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Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-09-2013
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Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 07-08-2013
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Forum: SLRs - the unRF 07-07-2013
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Forum: SLRs - the unRF 07-07-2013
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Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 07-06-2013
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Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 07-06-2013
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Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 07-06-2013
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Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 07-06-2013
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Question :confused: How can this week old thread have more...

:confused:
How can this week old thread have more than 2 million views?
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 07-05-2013
Replies: 18
Views: 2,012
Posted By Lflex
Guys, an AF P&S is not an option. The average...

Guys, an AF P&S is not an option. The average speed in Tour de France is 40 km/h. That is more than 10 meters pr second. With shutter lag and AF focusing the action is past you even before the...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 07-05-2013
Replies: 18
Views: 2,012
Posted By Lflex
Better than a P&S but not a good choice. Avoid...

Better than a P&S but not a good choice.
Avoid cameras with automatic winders. You can usually wind the film to the next frame manually at a speed of 2.5 frame/sec. Autmatic winders will slow you...
Forum: Fixed Lens 35mm RF 07-04-2013
Replies: 2
Views: 900
Posted By Lflex
The 500g was my first camera. I got it when I was...

The 500g was my first camera. I got it when I was 13, used it a lot but caringly for 4 years, and then it was worn out.
It was the least expensive rangefinder at the time, excellent value but...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 07-04-2013
Replies: 29
Views: 4,581
Posted By Lflex
They are replicas of the Fujifilm cases. They...

They are replicas of the Fujifilm cases. They were discontinued a few years ago. Bellamy apparently had a niche demand that justified that he recreated the moulds and started his own production -...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 06-29-2013
Replies: 33
Views: 3,286
Posted By Lflex
More film and lenses. All the other fancy stuff...

More film and lenses. All the other fancy stuff will do nothing for your results, it will waste space in your bag and eventually just end up unused in a box.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-29-2013
Replies: 22
Views: 3,872
Posted By Lflex
I have had quite a few of these through my hands...

I have had quite a few of these through my hands over time and they have all feelt rather flimsy. My impression is that it is not a lens that inspire confidence in build quality so my guess is, that...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 06-27-2013
Replies: 37
Views: 3,430
Posted By Lflex
You'd always assume that an overhaul is required...

You'd always assume that an overhaul is required on top of the purchase price.
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 06-27-2013
Replies: 37
Views: 3,430
Posted By Lflex
The v3 is a fine lens but "in-between" the modern...

The v3 is a fine lens but "in-between" the modern v. 4 look and the classic rigid look, therefore neither, nor to some people. I have one and I like it although I wouldn't pay 900 usd for one.
Ms....
Forum: Sony Alpha Mirrorless - All Models 06-24-2013
Replies: 16
Views: 2,716
Posted By Lflex
+1 to the Nikkor 200/4 AIS. I picked one up in...

+1 to the Nikkor 200/4 AIS. I picked one up in Tokyo for the equvalent of 65$ and don't think I could do much better at any price.
I am using it on m4/3 cameras, not Nex.
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 06-23-2013
Replies: 22
Views: 6,305
Posted By Lflex
Where do you live?

Where do you live?
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 06-22-2013
Replies: 22
Views: 6,305
Posted By Lflex
Well, the planar design is actually older than...

Well, the planar design is actually older than the tessar, and although I partly agree about the benefits of coatings, then I completely disagree in your assesment of the Tessar. It is certainly a...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 06-22-2013
Replies: 22
Views: 6,305
Posted By Lflex
Assuming you are talking about the camera price,...

Assuming you are talking about the camera price, i'd say it is on the high side, unless accompanied by a dealer warranty.

If not fogged, the lens is very characterful but should be used with with a...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 06-19-2013
Replies: 51
Views: 6,862
Posted By Lflex
You claim that Rockwell is wrong and that it is...

You claim that Rockwell is wrong and that it is described in the manual.
My manual (page 12) is corresponding to what Rockwell describes, and I cannot find your claim supported. It would help if you...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-19-2013
Replies: 26
Views: 1,960
Posted By Lflex
It makes perfect sense. They can control and...

It makes perfect sense. They can control and place the quality of presentation at the level required for a brand that is really belongs to the luxury brand category now, (as opposed to a professional...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 06-19-2013
Replies: 69
Views: 8,929
Posted By Lflex
IMO, it is understandable that people are curious...

IMO, it is understandable that people are curious about what your idol's camera can do for your own photography, but when the idol's choice is based on the highest bidding sponsor, he/she is...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 06-19-2013
Replies: 17
Views: 1,860
Posted By Lflex
Why don't you just get the Digital M and decide...

Why don't you just get the Digital M and decide after a while?
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 06-19-2013
Replies: 17
Views: 1,860
Posted By Lflex
What role does economy play here? If of little...

What role does economy play here?
If of little impotance, I'd go with maitani's second suggestion.
Both your lenses have a few "flaws" by design and a modern coded lens would be nice now you have the...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 06-18-2013
Replies: 69
Views: 8,929
Posted By Lflex
John Sypal took the wedding picture linked above...

John Sypal took the wedding picture linked above during this month (June), that is after he "returned" to Ricoh. Apparently Moriyama prefers Nikon privately and only publicly "returned" to...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 06-18-2013
Replies: 69
Views: 8,929
Posted By Lflex
Whoever pays the most. Apparently he is using...

Whoever pays the most. Apparently he is using Nikon compacts now.
http://tokyocamerastyle.com/post/53278073929/daido-moriyama-wedding-photographer-mr
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 06-18-2013
Replies: 51
Views: 6,862
Posted By Lflex
Black paint is nice :)

Black paint is nice :)
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 06-18-2013
Replies: 51
Views: 6,862
Posted By Lflex
I think you are mistaken. The FE2 does not have a...

I think you are mistaken. The FE2 does not have a dedicated battery check, the way it is described in the manual is basically something along the lines "if the needle moves, the battey is ok" - thus...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 06-17-2013
Replies: 51
Views: 6,862
Posted By Lflex
Unless you like black cameras, or really need the...

Unless you like black cameras, or really need the additional $50 you could get for the FE2.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 06-17-2013
Replies: 51
Views: 6,862
Posted By Lflex
You own them, and want to sell? If so, then why...

You own them, and want to sell? If so, then why do you ask - you should know which you prefer?
They are between 25 and 35 years old and it would not make sense to speculate as to which might break...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-15-2013
Replies: 39
Views: 3,690
Posted By Lflex
I use a dry cabinet to control humidity and dust.

I use a dry cabinet to control humidity and dust.
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 06-10-2013
Replies: 10
Views: 3,457
Posted By Lflex
I am aware of that, what I am saying is that you...

I am aware of that, what I am saying is that you have to advance the lever two times (with film in the camera) to release the shutter. You cannot release the shutter after the first advance.
Hope it...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 06-10-2013
Replies: 10
Views: 3,457
Posted By Lflex
Rauti, your camera is not operating correctly,...

Rauti, your camera is not operating correctly, there is no doubt about that.
Both the first and second advance stroke will move a levet that cocks the shutter, but at the second advance it is already...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-07-2013
Replies: 10
Views: 1,497
Posted By Lflex
There is a huge scene around this type of...

There is a huge scene around this type of development in Tokyo. I never persued it myself, but would recommend you to visit the Lomo shop (http://www.lomography.com/more/stores/tokyo)as a high...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-06-2013
Replies: 12
Views: 1,658
Posted By Lflex
I still don't understand why it would matter. If...

I still don't understand why it would matter. If there is missing silvering in the dark area - then what? You dont need the silvering to look straight through the viewfinder.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-04-2013
Replies: 132
Views: 8,541
Posted By Lflex
If you always dreamed of a Leica, then you should...

If you always dreamed of a Leica, then you should do it. If it is just to see what the buzz is about; forget it.
Nikon has some wonderful lenses you could explore and the FE is the perfect platform....
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-04-2013
Replies: 26
Views: 4,663
Posted By Lflex
I often shoot w. both eyes open with my .72...

I often shoot w. both eyes open with my .72 finders, it works fine.
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 06-04-2013
Replies: 34
Views: 2,911
Posted By Lflex
Our volunteer moderators have moved it for a...

Our volunteer moderators have moved it for a reason - it does not happen by accident and I think their work deserves some respect.
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 06-04-2013
Replies: 34
Views: 2,911
Posted By Lflex
Well, the moderators thought that that is where...

Well, the moderators thought that that is where it belongs. Why not respect that?
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 06-04-2013
Replies: 34
Views: 2,911
Posted By Lflex
Why not respect the moderators decision?

Why not respect the moderators decision?
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-04-2013
Replies: 12
Views: 1,658
Posted By Lflex
"if the separation tore off the mirror silvering...

"if the separation tore off the mirror silvering when you get the camera back there may be some blank spots in the viewfinder"

Why would that be? If I understand correctly the silvering reflects...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 06-02-2013
Replies: 10
Views: 3,457
Posted By Lflex
My GL690, which is older than the GW, can't fire...

My GL690, which is older than the GW, can't fire unless the film is fully wound.
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 05-31-2013
Replies: 127
Views: 22,428
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Forum: Photography General Interest 05-27-2013
Replies: 46
Views: 3,202
Posted By Lflex
OK – let me just outline my background- I have 10...

OK – let me just outline my background- I have 10 years experience in the “art industry” – from a commercial gallery and a contemporary art museum.
My reason for asking is that I would strongly...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-27-2013
Replies: 46
Views: 3,202
Posted By Lflex
I need to know if you are thinking...

I need to know if you are thinking "investment"?
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-26-2013
Replies: 10
Views: 1,241
Posted By Lflex
I don't have a record of the m4-p serial number,...

I don't have a record of the m4-p serial number, but it was a zinc top and therefore later production and perhaps closer to the m6 transition.
AFAIK, the non googled 35mm summicron v1 was intended...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-26-2013
Replies: 10
Views: 1,241
Posted By Lflex
Maybe or maybe not. I had a m4p with reduced 35mm...

Maybe or maybe not. I had a m4p with reduced 35mm lines, thus meter is probably not the reason. Why would the distance matter? 0.7 m was supported from M2 and onwards.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-26-2013
Replies: 10
Views: 1,241
Posted By Lflex
With the introduction of the 28mm framelines,...

With the introduction of the 28mm framelines, Leica reduced the size of the 35mm lines to differentiate the two in the 0.72 finder. There is no magnification change but the older 35mm framelines are...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 05-24-2013
Replies: 30
Views: 8,370
Posted By Lflex
"If you have ever seen a chrome M camera that has...

"If you have ever seen a chrome M camera that has had tape on for a number of years you will find that the glue in the tape will actually stain the chrome . It is impossible to remove these marks ,...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-23-2013
Replies: 15
Views: 4,888
Posted By Lflex
Leicapixie, do you have a source stating that HCB...

Leicapixie, do you have a source stating that HCB didnt live off family money?
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-23-2013
Replies: 15
Views: 4,888
Posted By Lflex
He probably knows that each of those cameras will...

He probably knows that each of those cameras will be worth 10 times more, just because he owned them.
It is almost like printing your own money.
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 05-19-2013
Replies: 17
Views: 1,652
Posted By Lflex
If I understand correctly, you have 3x 5 by 8...

If I understand correctly, you have 3x 5 by 8 feet windows to cover? If so, I would go for the 1K curtains and get over with it.
In my past, I worked at an art museum and on occasions we had to...
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 05-12-2013
Replies: 31
Views: 3,505
Posted By Lflex
I have a Pana GF1 and a GH1. The GF1 was a very...

I have a Pana GF1 and a GH1. The GF1 was a very popular entusiast camera, and is very compact and capable, I would advise against it if you even remotely think you will need a electronic viewfinder -...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-12-2013
Replies: 11
Views: 1,079
Posted By Lflex
It is not necessary to check for direction of the...

It is not necessary to check for direction of the leak with colour film. If the line is only in the frame, not outside, then it must come from the filmgate direction.
You probably would want to...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 05-10-2013
Replies: 35
Views: 2,578
Posted By Lflex
x-ray operators don't crank up the radiation, I...

x-ray operators don't crank up the radiation, I am not even sure they can. They don't need to, because they can easily see through the lead material. It takes a significant mass of material to make...
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 05-09-2013
Replies: 7
Views: 1,563
Posted By Lflex
Are you kidding?

Are you kidding?
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 05-09-2013
Replies: 7
Views: 1,563
Posted By Lflex
I agree, it would have been so much nicer if the...

I agree, it would have been so much nicer if the enlarged focusing view popped up ( or whatever focusing support the camera supports) when turning the focusing ring.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-08-2013
Replies: 37
Views: 3,065
Posted By Lflex
Peter at CRR did email some years back. Tom, I'll...

Peter at CRR did email some years back. Tom, I'll PM the adress.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-07-2013
Replies: 37
Views: 3,065
Posted By Lflex
I've sent work to Sherry Krauter 2 times over the...

I've sent work to Sherry Krauter 2 times over the past 3 years from Japan. She had them for around 3 weeks plus around 2 week shipping/custom clearence and the time it takes to send her a postal...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-06-2013
Replies: 27
Views: 1,777
Posted By Lflex
Fair enough. You should do what you want to do -...

Fair enough. You should do what you want to do - it is your money.:)
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-06-2013
Replies: 27
Views: 1,777
Posted By Lflex
I had my v3 50 cron cla'd by Sherry Krauter for...

I had my v3 50 cron cla'd by Sherry Krauter for 125 two years ago.

Again, why dont you consider a modern Elmar-M if you want Leica?
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-06-2013
Replies: 27
Views: 1,777
Posted By Lflex
What you describe would just bother me every time...

What you describe would just bother me every time I use the lens. I wouldnt pay 850 for a defective lens just because better samples cost more. Consider the Zeiss Planar, the upcomming VC 50/1.5 or...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 05-06-2013
Replies: 15
Views: 1,168
Posted By Lflex
I use a UV without problems. Could you somehow...

I use a UV without problems.
Could you somehow screw in the filter without removing the hood? They dont use the same thread if I remember correctly - dont have the lens with me to check.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-06-2013
Replies: 20
Views: 1,471
Posted By Lflex
I don't see how this can be retrofitted without...

I don't see how this can be retrofitted without replacing the original vulcanite. Anybody here have actually had it done while keeping the original vulcanite?
Tolga - is you M4 re-covered?
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-06-2013
Replies: 26
Views: 3,309
Posted By Lflex
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Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-05-2013
Replies: 2
Views: 668
Posted By Lflex
Try microfiber with a drop of lens cleaner. A...

Try microfiber with a drop of lens cleaner. A wooden toothpick is good to scrape out grime from hard to get to places.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-05-2013
Replies: 16
Views: 1,309
Posted By Lflex
Smoke!? That is first time I hear that. My late...

Smoke!? That is first time I hear that. My late 50s M2 has a lot of "scars" on the shutter curtains but never needed replacing. I hope yours is fine.
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 05-04-2013
Replies: 37
Views: 4,964
Posted By Lflex
EX is considered rough? Then how do you describe...

EX is considered rough?
Then how do you describe an item in excellent condition?
Forum: Travel 05-04-2013
Replies: 27
Views: 1,520
Posted By Lflex
"Travel Light" is not only good advice for...

"Travel Light" is not only good advice for travel, but for life in general.
Bring comfortable shoes, as a prerequisite for walking a lot.
I like to seek out contemporary culture rather then monuments...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-01-2013
Replies: 83
Views: 18,890
Posted By Lflex
Sounds really cool, but makes me wonder why, if...

Sounds really cool, but makes me wonder why, if you send it to Luton anyway, not have them do the paint, re-vulcanite and final CLA?
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-25-2013
Replies: 83
Views: 18,890
Posted By Lflex
Not really sure why you quote me to make this...

Not really sure why you quote me to make this comment?
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-25-2013
Replies: 83
Views: 18,890
Posted By Lflex
Not an M3, but if you also factor in the...

Not an M3, but if you also factor in the shipping/insurance cost and possible trip to your camera repair person for an adjustment after the handling, then I guess you may as well sell your current M...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-25-2013
Replies: 83
Views: 18,890
Posted By Lflex
Those hobby based service providers always...

Those hobby based service providers always involves a higher risk - "real life" will for good reasons always have higher priority to them.
If I wanted to be certain of a predictable turnaround time,...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-19-2013
Replies: 37
Views: 4,196
Posted By Lflex
It will probably get priority treatment. Bummer...

It will probably get priority treatment. Bummer with the wait, but I wouldn't worry.
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 04-19-2013
Replies: 26
Views: 3,739
Posted By Lflex
Theoretically, yes. But the SC does not have much...

Theoretically, yes. But the SC does not have much flare IMO. The look of the MC will be slightly more contrasty - or modern.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 04-18-2013
Replies: 372
Views: 63,060
Posted By Lflex
E. Puts compares the two in "Leica M Lenses -...

E. Puts compares the two in "Leica M Lenses - Their Soul and Secrets" (page 42)

http://en.leica-camera.com/assets/file/download.php?filename=file_1750.pdf
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 04-18-2013
Replies: 26
Views: 3,739
Posted By Lflex
Compared to which Leica? Ergonomically it is a...

Compared to which Leica?
Ergonomically it is a spitting image of the summilux pre asph.
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 04-18-2013
Replies: 26
Views: 3,739
Posted By Lflex
I sounds like a really bad experience. But...

I sounds like a really bad experience.

But there are a few things that sound funny, though. How do you know it went to Japan Ė did they say that or are you assuming?
According to Cosina...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 04-12-2013
Replies: 32
Views: 2,163
Posted By Lflex
The EL/FE series have the most intuitive and...

The EL/FE series have the most intuitive and nonintrusive aperture priority AE implementation I have encountered. I know there is a lot of FM love out there, but the lack of distracting diodes in the...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 04-08-2013
Replies: 19
Views: 9,082
Posted By Lflex
I got some MR-9 adapters in Japan for I think...

I got some MR-9 adapters in Japan for I think 2500 yen each. Takes SR 1.55V batteries and reduce voltage to 1.35 No problem and worries after that small initial investment.

Here's a UK link- dont...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-08-2013
Replies: 25
Views: 2,272
Posted By Lflex
If the 35mm focal length is what you want to use,...

If the 35mm focal length is what you want to use, then a m3 is waste of money. Get a model with 0.72 finder from the beginning.

Best,
Forum: Travel 04-07-2013
Replies: 11
Views: 1,298
Posted By Lflex
Sounds exciting. Can't tell you what to do, but...

Sounds exciting.
Can't tell you what to do, but suggests that you reflect a little on what you actually used last time you travelled.
I always try to travel light and minimize the equipment I bring,...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 03-29-2013
Replies: 10
Views: 887
Posted By Lflex
Sounds about OK. Got a similar deal for a little...

Sounds about OK. Got a similar deal for a little less, but it was a few years back.

Is it a white face model?
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 03-29-2013
Replies: 8
Views: 934
Posted By Lflex
My guess is fake.

My guess is fake.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-25-2013
Replies: 19
Views: 11,061
Posted By Lflex
I like what I have seen, but probably would't buy...

I like what I have seen, but probably would't buy it at list price unless size was the deciding factor. The additional price for the 50/2 is too insignificant - or if you find it significant, an...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 03-21-2013
Replies: 72
Views: 6,632
Posted By Lflex
Maybe not what you want, but a small pragmatic...

Maybe not what you want, but a small pragmatic solution could be a Manfrotto Nano Clamp with one of the small micro ballheads - it would be tiny and inexpensive. It would easily support the DP2m - if...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-19-2013
Replies: 9
Views: 785
Posted By Lflex
forget the OM lens. Look for a worn Voigtlander...

forget the OM lens. Look for a worn Voigtlander or a russian lens as suggested above.
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 03-16-2013
Replies: 15
Views: 2,282
Posted By Lflex
which one are you using? The old thick neoprene...

which one are you using? The old thick neoprene or the newer one?
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-14-2013
Replies: 15
Views: 1,100
Posted By Lflex
Sherry Krauter would fill out small missing...

Sherry Krauter would fill out small missing pieces with a hard black wax. It works fine and you will not notice.
Forum: Optics Theory - 03-04-2013
Replies: 61
Views: 8,115
Posted By Lflex
Do an google imagesearch on "mirror lens...

Do an google imagesearch on "mirror lens bokeh"...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 02-28-2013
Replies: 26
Views: 3,739
Posted By Lflex
Nice? Any shop, virtual or brick & mortar should...

Nice? Any shop, virtual or brick & mortar should hornor basic consumer rights like warranty repairs.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-20-2013
Replies: 54
Views: 2,901
Posted By Lflex
The M2 design is the one that survived thus it...

The M2 design is the one that survived thus it would qualify as more "classic".
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-09-2013
Replies: 28
Views: 2,525
Posted By Lflex
Nice lens it its own right, but if the "fair...

Nice lens it its own right, but if the "fair price" you are talking about is anywhere near the current market rate, I would say that it is seriously overpriced IMO.
The lens is feels almost cheap...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 02-08-2013
Replies: 19
Views: 2,614
Posted By Lflex
Expired - removed

Expired - removed
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 02-08-2013
Replies: 19
Views: 2,614
Posted By Lflex
There's a question where I wouldn't trust other...

There's a question where I wouldn't trust other people's answer - but only my own eyes. I recommend a flickr search and judge for yourself.
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 02-07-2013
Replies: 23
Views: 6,242
Posted By Lflex
Now - lets imagine they or didn't; what would...

Now - lets imagine they or didn't; what would that mean? - a good thing or bad?
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-31-2013
Replies: 99
Views: 12,646
Posted By Lflex
The fm2 and the ais 28/2.8 is an amazing combo....

The fm2 and the ais 28/2.8 is an amazing combo. If I went bankrupt and had to sell all my Leica stuff but could keep that combo, I wouldn't shed a tear.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-26-2013
Replies: 12
Views: 1,053
Posted By Lflex
http://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/showthread....

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=70239
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-26-2013
Replies: 12
Views: 1,053
Posted By Lflex
You need to find one with the same focal length.

You need to find one with the same focal length.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-08-2012
Replies: 14
Views: 2,814
Posted By Lflex
The parts from v2 and v3 are not interchangeable,...

The parts from v2 and v3 are not interchangeable, so no need to worry.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-08-2012
Replies: 14
Views: 2,814
Posted By Lflex
The serial number lists are known not to be...

The serial number lists are known not to be accurate.
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 10-16-2012
Replies: 170
Views: 86,474
Posted By Lflex
Which 35/1.4 did you get instead?

Which 35/1.4 did you get instead?
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 09-29-2012
Replies: 31
Views: 6,146
Posted By Lflex
?? The MF 28/2.8 AIS is still in production.

??
The MF 28/2.8 AIS is still in production.
Forum: DIYS Modifications 09-27-2012
Replies: 28
Views: 12,861
Posted By Lflex
Here it...

Here it is:
http://www.pentax-manuals.com/repairs.htm
Forum: DIYS Modifications 09-27-2012
Replies: 28
Views: 12,861
Posted By Lflex
I seem to recall that the M2 repair manual floats...

I seem to recall that the M2 repair manual floats around on the web. Why not google it and judge if you are encuraged or the opposite? If you have too many questions after looking at it you should...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-08-2012
Replies: 25
Views: 2,791
Posted By Lflex
Could you share a scan?

Could you share a scan?
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 09-07-2012
Replies: 52
Views: 10,958
Posted By Lflex
A few wide open examples from the 35mm/1.4 SC ...

A few wide open examples from the 35mm/1.4 SC

https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-GJy7Xi_a-E8/UEnMnRdXosI/AAAAAAAAAnA/HXOnAYd1WyA/s640/FH020001.JPG
...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 09-07-2012
Replies: 52
Views: 10,958
Posted By Lflex
I haven't seen a cross section of the two lenses...

I haven't seen a cross section of the two lenses but they do share a lot of virtues and vices. Personally I have not seen these circles, but I have seen gulps of coma wide open, just like the...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 09-07-2012
Replies: 52
Views: 10,958
Posted By Lflex
I did a few compartive handheld frames with a...

I did a few compartive handheld frames with a Summicron v3 and a Nokton SC a while back. You'll notice that the Summicron of 1970's vintage is slightly more...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 09-04-2012
Replies: 22
Views: 2,266
Posted By Lflex
Very true (any edible oil will work).

Very true (any edible oil will work).
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 09-04-2012
Replies: 24
Views: 4,866
Posted By Lflex
Overly interested adults can be killing for a...

Overly interested adults can be killing for a teenager's evolving hobby. I talk from experience. I too got into photography at 13 - the first hobby that I could explore by myself without family...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 07-17-2012
Replies: 10
Views: 3,998
Posted By Lflex
Before sending it to Youxin you may want to read...

Before sending it to Youxin you may want to read this thread on Photo.net:

http://photo.net/leica-rangefinders-forum/00W5r5
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 07-15-2012
Replies: 5
Views: 2,004
Posted By Lflex
No knowledge of rumors but I hope they will...

No knowledge of rumors but I hope they will reissue the compact 28/3.5 in M mount - other items on my wish list: a 25/2 and a 28/1.4 - I would buy all of them.
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 07-15-2012
Replies: 5
Views: 2,004
Posted By Lflex
Denzig7, according to this thread...

Denzig7, according to this thread (http://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/showthread.php?p=1921529#post1921529) you received 3 used lenses sold as new - annoying surely, but hardly the fault of...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 07-13-2012
Replies: 23
Views: 2,538
Posted By Lflex
If someone is very eager, you should probably...

If someone is very eager, you should probably hold on a little until you feel confident:)
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 07-13-2012
Replies: 23
Views: 2,538
Posted By Lflex
It looks exactly like my ordinary M2 with button...

It looks exactly like my ordinary M2 with button rewind
http://www.flickr.com/photos/forloren/5603929871/in/set-72157624907974064

Only difference is the RF illumination window with the same matte...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 07-12-2012
Replies: 40
Views: 16,526
Posted By Lflex
Currently I own the following CVs: LTM: 12/5.6...

Currently I own the following CVs: LTM: 12/5.6 21/4 50/1.5 M: 28/2 35/1.4SC.
Except for the 50mm they were all bought new. I have had no issues. I am very happy that they are available as I have no...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-12-2012
Replies: 71
Views: 22,558
Posted By Lflex
Philip, that M4 is lovely! My GL690 has (almost)...

Philip, that M4 is lovely!
My GL690 has (almost) a similar uneveness in the brass surface from many years of professional use and I think it looks great. I'd really love to own an original black M,...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 05-12-2012
Replies: 6
Views: 1,206
Posted By Lflex
I had the IIa model as my first enlarger. As far...

I had the IIa model as my first enlarger. As far as I know it is almost identical to the II. It was fine but it is a pain if you want to use mutigrade filters as it has no filter drawer. I would...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-07-2012
Replies: 6
Views: 3,468
Posted By Lflex
You do not need a CLA to fix the shutter.

You do not need a CLA to fix the shutter.
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 05-03-2012
Replies: 34
Views: 2,996
Posted By Lflex
Pay attention to your choice of words. Why would...

Pay attention to your choice of words. Why would you want a lens that is "good enough" or "mediocre"? I wouldn't use money on something I was not excited about.
Anyway; I love my 35/1.4 SC and don't...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 04-30-2012
Replies: 28
Views: 3,325
Posted By Lflex
I bought one of these in Yodobashi Camera when...

I bought one of these in Yodobashi Camera when they were available, and must admit that I don't find it useful as I rarely carry exactly 10 rolls. I find it more space conserving and flexible to have...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 04-27-2012
Replies: 23
Views: 1,791
Posted By Lflex
Dan95, your threads makes me LOL. Keep it up...

Dan95, your threads makes me LOL. Keep it up :)
http://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/search.php?searchid=5750654
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 04-26-2012
Replies: 5
Views: 1,011
Posted By Lflex
Any Canon towards the top of your pricelimit...

Any Canon towards the top of your pricelimit would be my suggestion. The do fairly well IMO. Set it to iAuto - or whatever it is called - and they don't have to fiddle with menus.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-26-2012
Replies: 6
Views: 824
Posted By Lflex
Probably thin cracks in the mirror coating. It...

Probably thin cracks in the mirror coating. It wouldn't be too concerned, but be aware that it probably won't go away with an overhaul - in case it bothers you. It would probably take a resilvering.
...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-26-2012
Replies: 27
Views: 6,870
Posted By Lflex
Why do you want a softrelease?

Why do you want a softrelease?
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-19-2012
Replies: 69
Views: 6,604
Posted By Lflex
I have several M bodies, but I only carry one...

I have several M bodies, but I only carry one when out. The cameras are loaded with different film types and I grab the one that suits my mood of the day.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-17-2012
Replies: 15
Views: 1,467
Posted By Lflex
IMO, Yes-wonderful lens with a classic footprint,...

IMO, Yes-wonderful lens with a classic footprint, but it has some quirks so use google to educate yourself. If you dont know that a Ltm lens couples w an adapter on an M you have some more reading up...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-17-2012
Replies: 15
Views: 1,467
Posted By Lflex
Yes, it is coupled.

Yes, it is coupled.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-17-2012
Replies: 15
Views: 1,467
Posted By Lflex
For 300 you probably need more luck than...

For 300 you probably need more luck than knowledge to find a worthwhile Leica M lens. An LTM Elmar perhaps? On top you will need to budget for an L to M adapter.
I would probably go for a used...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-16-2012
Replies: 9
Views: 1,175
Posted By Lflex
Naaa... Can't be true. The Leica used lens price...

Naaa... Can't be true. The Leica used lens price development is not a bubble - it will continue forever ;)
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 04-14-2012
Replies: 372
Views: 63,060
Posted By Lflex
Got mine in December 2011 and haven't used it...

Got mine in December 2011 and haven't used it much yet. With spring and lighter & longer days I decided to bring it on a business trip to Scandinavia as my only lens. With 400 Iso in the camera, it...
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-13-2012
Replies: 17
Views: 1,735
Posted By Lflex
If you have one camera dedicated to BW and one...

If you have one camera dedicated to BW and one for color, then 1600 seems to be a bit over the top - unless you burn film quickly at night or dedicate color for the night. I personally don't find...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-12-2012
Replies: 30
Views: 4,439
Posted By Lflex
When I noticed it was up 50% in Japan I switched...

When I noticed it was up 50% in Japan I switched to HP5+ and havent looked back (i buy a year worth at a time and didnt pay attention so the hike was quite a surprise).
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-12-2012
Replies: 17
Views: 1,735
Posted By Lflex
Was it also June/July?

Was it also June/July?
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-12-2012
Replies: 79
Views: 6,995
Posted By Lflex
I hate business trips. I feel i am insulting the...

I hate business trips. I feel i am insulting the country I visit by practically ignoring the local culture by seeking the most convenient known choices. I normally bring 1 M (m2 or M6) camera with...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 04-11-2012
Replies: 11
Views: 2,542
Posted By Lflex
Peter, thanks for the detailed instructions. I...

Peter, thanks for the detailed instructions. I will bookmark this thread.
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-11-2012
Replies: 17
Views: 1,735
Posted By Lflex
The films you like will be fine. As Gabor...

The films you like will be fine. As Gabor mentioned, you'll be here during the rainy season so prepare yourself.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-11-2012
Replies: 3
Views: 1,050
Posted By Lflex
Maybe someone changed lens at Starbucks as spilt...

Maybe someone changed lens at Starbucks as spilt a little Latte? ;)
If it is not oily maybe you can just wipe it off with a damp cloth?
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 04-11-2012
Replies: 11
Views: 2,542
Posted By Lflex
Peter, I am curious; how do you wash it and how...

Peter, I am curious; how do you wash it and how does it affect the leather? If I recall correctly, the instructions advise against washing.

Anyway, my Hadley pro is 5 years old so it shows only...
Forum: Nikon Historical Society 04-10-2012
Replies: 11
Views: 3,407
Posted By Lflex
this thread reminded me that I want a black FE2 -...

this thread reminded me that I want a black FE2 - will have to look for one this upcomming weekend. FE was by far my favorite SLR camera but my FE died from a defective FRE and many FE's suffer from...
Forum: Nikon Historical Society 04-10-2012
Replies: 11
Views: 3,407
Posted By Lflex
Don't know about the specific model, but it is...

Don't know about the specific model, but it is not a brand issue as you are alluding to. I had a NIKON FE for more than 20 years and I only recall replacing battery 2-3 times. My M6 on the other hand...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-10-2012
Replies: 139
Views: 26,681
Posted By Lflex
I have a 'Cron v3 and the Nokton SC 1.4 and I am...

I have a 'Cron v3 and the Nokton SC 1.4 and I am very satisfied with both. If I imagine that they got stolen and I only got enough insurance compensation to buy one, I would take the Nokton and...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 04-03-2012
Replies: 170
Views: 86,474
Posted By Lflex
At times I wonder if people are talking about the...

At times I wonder if people are talking about the same lens. The minor distortion I see wide open is nothing (if you come from most other systems than leica). If you pair it with the compact size (by...
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-25-2012
Replies: 91
Views: 6,254
Posted By Lflex
Guys; have you ever worked in a retail shop? Some...

Guys; have you ever worked in a retail shop? Some people are just plain weird or will complain endlessly over nothing or will try to rip you off or steal your inventory - yet if you want to survive,...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-25-2012
Replies: 14
Views: 2,865
Posted By Lflex
The leather pouch (and the box for that matter)...

The leather pouch (and the box for that matter) is a useles piece of trash I only keep in case I need to sell my lenses.
I keep my lenses in a "dry cabinet" to keep out dust and humidity during the...
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-25-2012
Replies: 39
Views: 3,779
Posted By Lflex
Thieves don't read RFF and dont know what...

Thieves don't read RFF and dont know what Billingham or A&A or whatever says about the contents. A Canon or Nikon logo may spark an interest of course, but most theft is based on opportunity. Any bag...
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 03-23-2012
Replies: 32
Views: 5,236
Posted By Lflex
I think OP means ISO100=1/125 ISO200=1/250...

I think OP means ISO100=1/125 ISO200=1/250 ISO400=1/500 which is the "one over". In theory that should be fine for negative material as it is only 25% deviation.
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 03-22-2012
Replies: 5
Views: 1,563
Posted By Lflex
Yes - that is how you do it. I had the same...

Yes - that is how you do it. I had the same question as you when I got my T.
http://farm3.staticflickr.com/2715/4220988707_68d0ed9073_z.jpg?zz=1...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 03-22-2012
Replies: 11
Views: 2,187
Posted By Lflex
Bad economics and waste of time. It will be...

Bad economics and waste of time. It will be cheaper and easier to find another good one.
Forum: Cameras in the Movies / TV / Media 03-13-2012
Replies: 156
Views: 9,744
Posted By Lflex
Diva (http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0082269/) -...

Diva (http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0082269/) - this movie is bad in the good way.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-13-2012
Replies: 9
Views: 1,674
Posted By Lflex
In practical use, I see no shift. ...

In practical use, I see no shift.

http://farm7.staticflickr.com/6179/6193742018_e25f1824ac_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/forloren/6193742018/)
Nokton 35mm SC on M6...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 03-10-2012
Replies: 20
Views: 3,744
Posted By Lflex
That's not sad that is just life - things change...

That's not sad that is just life - things change and IMO it is amazing that Magnum was able to renew itself with modern visionaries such as Parr, Soth et al.

Loved the video, btw.
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 03-08-2012
Replies: 53
Views: 7,176
Posted By Lflex
Reichmann actually noticed the magenta cast but...

Reichmann actually noticed the magenta cast but didn't disclose the finding in his M8 review.
When he and others were criticized for not noticing, he explained that he in fact noticed but had...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 02-28-2012
Replies: 20
Views: 2,755
Posted By Lflex
Kmallick, Could you share your experiences with...

Kmallick,
Could you share your experiences with this camera - good and bad.
I see this camera here and there in Tokyo camera shops, but I have never considered it seriously as I am imagining it has...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-28-2012
Replies: 6
Views: 799
Posted By Lflex
If it is not an M, It is probably not vulcanite....

If it is not an M, It is probably not vulcanite. Leatherette covering can normally be removed if you can pry something flat under a corner of the material and pull it off - you dont need a heat gun...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-25-2012
Replies: 15
Views: 1,538
Posted By Lflex
Cameraquest has organized all the information for...

Cameraquest has organized all the information for you:
http://cameraquest.com/m6dif.htm
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 02-25-2012
Replies: 42
Views: 6,655
Posted By Lflex
Military uniform inconspicuous! That must surely...

Military uniform inconspicuous! That must surely be in the eye of the beholder.
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 02-25-2012
Replies: 34
Views: 9,223
Posted By Lflex
Tried with what I had available without much...

Tried with what I had available without much success. Bought a set of rubber-stopper and could unscrew the front without problems. I haven't tried with film, but the lens looks visibly less "milky"....
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 02-18-2012
Replies: 6
Views: 2,557
Posted By Lflex
I saw a program last year on Japanese TV where he...

I saw a program last year on Japanese TV where he photographed kids with a large format camera (don't know enogh about LF to id the setup).
In front of me I have Vol. 05 Winter 2006 issue of the...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 02-17-2012
Replies: 34
Views: 9,223
Posted By Lflex
Thanks guys. I'll give it a try.

Thanks guys. I'll give it a try.
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 02-17-2012
Replies: 34
Views: 9,223
Posted By Lflex
Do you mind sharing how you removed the taking...

Do you mind sharing how you removed the taking lens, please?
My 1937 automat has slightly more haze than I like.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 02-17-2012
Replies: 15
Views: 3,172
Posted By Lflex
You probably need to find another repair...

You probably need to find another repair person.
http://photo.net/leica-rangefinders-forum/00W5r5
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 02-17-2012
Replies: 36
Views: 3,421
Posted By Lflex
A highly concentrated one shot developer like...

A highly concentrated one shot developer like HC110 (dilution F) or Rodinal last a long time, is cheap and easy handle/use. The film should be something that is easily available; I would choose a...
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 02-12-2012
Replies: 13
Views: 9,748
Posted By Lflex
All I am saying is that if you develop a good...

All I am saying is that if you develop a good feeling for the relative size of the grey spot on the shutter curtain you instintively know how much of the frameline area is metering area. It is not...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-12-2012
Replies: 9
Views: 1,217
Posted By Lflex
In Japan, Tri-x prices went up by 50% last...

In Japan, Tri-x prices went up by 50% last summer, and is said to go up 25% again now - totally unacceptable as it was the same batch that I stocked up on one year ago (exp 2013/01).
I just switched...
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 02-12-2012
Replies: 13
Views: 9,748
Posted By Lflex
The M6 does not have a huge metering circle on...

The M6 does not have a huge metering circle on the contrary the M6 has a very precise meter and a well defined circle. You just have to learn to visualize the circle relative to the framelines of...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 02-11-2012
Replies: 2
Views: 1,613
Posted By Lflex
IMO the GF670w is nicer. No fragile bellows or...

IMO the GF670w is nicer. No fragile bellows or filter issue. Do not fold up and the lens covers a wider field of course - but the latter is a plus in my book. I played around with both in FUJIFILM...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-04-2012
Replies: 55
Views: 6,517
Posted By Lflex
I have the 12mm CV - mostly for...

I have the 12mm CV - mostly for fun.
http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3330/5706255707_b89efb6c26_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/forloren/5706255707/)
Ginza May 2011...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-01-2012
Replies: 11
Views: 1,438
Posted By Lflex
Don't think it is symptom of bounce. The M...

Don't think it is symptom of bounce. The M shutter moves from right to left. Since the picture on the film is reversed upside down, the overexposure seen here is at the beginning of the shutter...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 01-29-2012
Replies: 72
Views: 7,483
Posted By Lflex
It is a purely emotional question you need to...

It is a purely emotional question you need to answer yourself. Sit down for a moment and imagine seriously that you pack up the M8 and return it today. How do you feel?
Now sell the M6 today in your...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 01-28-2012
Replies: 10
Views: 3,995
Posted By Lflex
It should be a 100mm, and yes it is fully...

It should be a 100mm, and yes it is fully manual/mechanical.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-27-2012
Replies: 12
Views: 1,862
Posted By Lflex
Caution! I see at least one significant error (it...

Caution! I see at least one significant error (it states that all 28/2.8 AF are 5 element). That is wrong;the 28/2.8 AFD has 6 elements and while not stellar, it shows a excellent relationship btwn...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-24-2012
Replies: 50
Views: 3,843
Posted By Lflex
My line of thought: If I lost all my equipment...

My line of thought: If I lost all my equipment today, and could only buy stuff that I owned just prior to the loss; in which order would I repurchase?
My immediate thought was a M6 classic and the...
Forum: Travel 01-22-2012
Replies: 61
Views: 6,476
Posted By Lflex
How about not bringing a camera. That would be...

How about not bringing a camera. That would be new ;)
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 01-20-2012
Replies: 19
Views: 2,168
Posted By Lflex
If uncoated, the right word should more likely be...

If uncoated, the right word should more likely be "scratches".
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-17-2012
Replies: 15
Views: 1,984
Posted By Lflex
Used 2 of the "normal" zooms - those spanning...

Used 2 of the "normal" zooms - those spanning from slightly wide to almost tele (sorry - donít remember which - it is more than 15 years ago). They were used together with an awful OM2 Program body....
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 01-15-2012
Replies: 16
Views: 3,891
Posted By Lflex
+1 The 35/1.4 is the obvious choice given your...

+1
The 35/1.4 is the obvious choice given your own statement. It is a fine lens.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-11-2012
Replies: 13
Views: 1,936
Posted By Lflex
According to E. Puts, the last 35/2 v2 serial...

According to E. Puts, the last 35/2 v2 serial number assigned was 2.483.503. The lenses shown in this thread looks like v2, are well within the serial range of v2, thus they are probably version 2.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-08-2012
Replies: 6
Views: 1,423
Posted By Lflex
That is a good link. Tokyo prices are amazingly...

That is a good link. Tokyo prices are amazingly aligned throughout the city and kitamuras prices are probably as good a guide as any.

OP should be aware that the bargains or the good cosignment...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-08-2012
Replies: 6
Views: 1,423
Posted By Lflex
There are some real bargains in Japan on the 6x7...

There are some real bargains in Japan on the 6x7 series, but at 100 USD (thats less than 8000 yen at the current rate) for a Body/Lens combo it must likely have belonged to the "junk" category with...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-05-2012
Replies: 21
Views: 2,292
Posted By Lflex
I am a strong beliver of "keep it simple". On the...

I am a strong beliver of "keep it simple". On the beach there is a lot of sky and skin - both (at least if the skin is pinkish uneven like mine) will benefit from an orange or red filter and will...
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 01-02-2012
Replies: 2,424
Views: 357,298
Posted By Lflex
https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-zDgzy0sJGKU/Tv0...

https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-zDgzy0sJGKU/Tv0NNPbjetI/AAAAAAAAAec/Jn2bUotlR7k/s640/P1030655.JPG

Three recent purchases I can recommend. The Rinko Kawauchi book is the Japanese version of...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 01-02-2012
Replies: 22
Views: 15,880
Posted By Lflex
Wow - my GL690 jammed for the first time today....

Wow - my GL690 jammed for the first time today. Thanks to this thread I knew exactly what was wrong. I won't be changing film in a crowded metro train again :)
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Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 12-31-2011
Replies: 14
Views: 2,343
Posted By Lflex
This phenomenon is quite common with many if not...

This phenomenon is quite common with many if not most LTM lenses - also Leica lenses with Leica adapters.
For rangefinder coupled lenses it is not a problem as a slight change in distance between...
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 12-31-2011
Replies: 23
Views: 5,877
Posted By Lflex
Cosina seems to be back up and running. I see...

Cosina seems to be back up and running. I see Carl Zeiss ZM are getting back on the shelves of Tokyo's shops, so they'll probably be in the US soon.
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 12-31-2011
Replies: 8
Views: 1,543
Posted By Lflex
Yes - I agree with Doug. The Nokton has focus...

Yes - I agree with Doug. The Nokton has focus shift and it is no big deal!
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 12-31-2011
Replies: 21
Views: 3,556
Posted By Lflex
Get a reasonable return priviledge.

Get a reasonable return priviledge.
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 12-30-2011
Replies: 73
Views: 10,796
Posted By Lflex
Well deserved! It is a significant publication of...

Well deserved! It is a significant publication of 2011.
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 12-30-2011
Replies: 8
Views: 1,543
Posted By Lflex
"...if you meter open then focus closed..." I...

"...if you meter open then focus closed..."

I think you are mixing up the concepts here. Focusing with a stopped down aperture only works on digital (theoretically), the R2 is a film camera! (film...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 12-28-2011
Replies: 15
Views: 2,287
Posted By Lflex
There is only one plane of focus. DOF depends of...

There is only one plane of focus. DOF depends of viewers distance and enlargement. If you pixel peak as we are doing in this thread you will experience that the sharpest place is not where you...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 12-27-2011
Replies: 15
Views: 2,287
Posted By Lflex
Talking That's theory. In practice it is very difficult...

That's theory. In practice it is very difficult to notice on the LCD and it is quite challenging to re-focus precisely at say 5.6 or 8.0.
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