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Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-31-2009
Replies: 30
Views: 3,681
Posted By Sofa King
I have the D700 and it's amazing. (And it cost...

I have the D700 and it's amazing.

(And it cost $2500 as opposed to $3k+ that someone was claiming earlier in this thread)
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-25-2009
Replies: 2,758
Views: 813,145
Posted By Sofa King
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3383/3221082344_dcf...

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3383/3221082344_dcfc5a6b38.jpg (http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3383/3221082344_dcfc5a6b38_b.jpg)

d700 and nikkor 50 1.4
better than any leica i've ever used.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-05-2009
Replies: 25
Views: 1,843
Posted By Sofa King
hope you enjoy it man. nice doing business with...

hope you enjoy it man. nice doing business with you.

if anyone else is interested, i still have one more M6 ($900) and current version 50mm Cron ($750) available.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-13-2008
Replies: 4,698
Views: 1,330,857
Posted By Sofa King
http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2274/2434558689_697...

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2274/2434558689_69782fa6bf.jpg
35 biogon, tri-x

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3053/2435374576_bfd6bd728c.jpg
35 biogon,...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-29-2008
Replies: 37
Views: 3,783
Posted By Sofa King
I have two M6s and have shot them in fairly heavy...

I have two M6s and have shot them in fairly heavy rain, humidity, and today in 20 degrees fahrenheit and snowing. The cameras have never missed a beat. Never fogged up unless I accidently BREATHED on...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-26-2008
Replies: 15
Views: 7,188
Posted By Sofa King
I have a regular M6 and one with the big logo and...

I have a regular M6 and one with the big logo and they seem to be exactly the same.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-25-2008
Replies: 29
Views: 2,680
Posted By Sofa King
I flew into Managua and went straight to Leon for...

I flew into Managua and went straight to Leon for a few days. After that we went to Esteli in the northern highlands for a day. I then went to the Miraflor Nature Reserve which is near Esteli in the...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-25-2008
Replies: 29
Views: 2,680
Posted By Sofa King
Thank you and everyone else for your comments.

Thank you and everyone else for your comments.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-24-2008
Replies: 29
Views: 2,680
Posted By Sofa King
Finally got around to uploading the...

Finally got around to uploading the...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-24-2008
Replies: 16
Views: 1,411
Posted By Sofa King
all taken with 35 cron...

all taken with 35 cron...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-08-2008
Replies: 167
Views: 137,982
Posted By Sofa King
Sherry Krauter Golden Touch 118 Purgatory...

Sherry Krauter
Golden Touch
118 Purgatory Road
Campbell Hall, NY 10916-2616
http://sherrykrauter.com/
(845) 496-8834
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-11-2008
Replies: 29
Views: 2,680
Posted By Sofa King
Nicaragua with my M6

So I just got back from a two week trip to Nicaragua. I brought my M6, 35 Cron (3rd version), and my current 50 cron. All black and white is HP5+ and all color is Superia 400. I wish I had shelled...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-14-2008
Replies: 7,561
Views: 3,887,749
Posted By Sofa King
http://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/attachment....

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=61663&stc=1&d=1216070459

My M6s with 35 Cron V3 and 50 Cron. And Murakami.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 07-07-2008
Replies: 123
Views: 10,754
Posted By Sofa King
I'm seriously thinking about selling all my Leica...

I'm seriously thinking about selling all my Leica (which includes two M6s, a 35 biogon, a 35 cron, and a 50 cron) gear for a D700. I've been saying all along the only digital I would think about...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-29-2008
Replies: 7,561
Views: 3,887,749
Posted By Sofa King
nice tmfabian... m7 and 50 lux is my dream setup.

nice tmfabian... m7 and 50 lux is my dream setup.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-23-2008
Replies: 7,561
Views: 3,887,749
Posted By Sofa King
http://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/attachment....

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=61050&stc=1&d=1214251407

My new 50 'cron with the collapsible hood. Love it so far and I love the collapsible hood.

PS: My 35mm...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-09-2008
Replies: 13
Views: 1,248
Posted By Sofa King
Taken out of context this sounds like something...

Taken out of context this sounds like something completely different...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-23-2008
Replies: 7,561
Views: 3,887,749
Posted By Sofa King
Yeah Slap was my favorite skate mag back in high...

Yeah Slap was my favorite skate mag back in high school. Never thought any skate photographers would use rangefinders though.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-09-2008
Replies: 9
Views: 1,248
Posted By Sofa King
ferider, how much do those usually go for?

ferider, how much do those usually go for?
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-09-2008
Replies: 14
Views: 1,829
Posted By Sofa King
Thanks for your help everyone.

Thanks for your help everyone.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-07-2008
Replies: 14
Views: 1,829
Posted By Sofa King
I'm sorry, let me make myself abundantly...

I'm sorry, let me make myself abundantly clear...

I am not considering any other brand of lens other than Leica at the moment. I understand there are good alternatives out there, but I am not...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-06-2008
Replies: 14
Views: 1,829
Posted By Sofa King
Current 50 cron on black & white film?

So, I'm currently on the verge of a trade of my 35mm Biogon for a current 50mm Cron. I'm considering this for three reasons: 1) I'm a gearhead and won't be satisfied until I know I have the best or...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-27-2008
Replies: 845
Views: 144,661
Posted By Sofa King
http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2358/2300151065_8d1...

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2358/2300151065_8d14fa1a28_o.jpg
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 04-25-2008
Replies: 43
Views: 3,621
Posted By Sofa King
Marshall McLuhan said the medium IS the message.

Marshall McLuhan said the medium IS the message.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-22-2008
Replies: 20
Views: 1,883
Posted By Sofa King
What's Passport Protection? Just a warranty?

What's Passport Protection? Just a warranty?
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-13-2008
Replies: 60
Views: 5,446
Posted By Sofa King
they're all good, but i love that first one...

they're all good, but i love that first one especially.
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 03-12-2008
Replies: 86
Views: 6,184
Posted By Sofa King
Yeah... probably a 50/~1.4 that is a bit more...

Yeah... probably a 50/~1.4 that is a bit more practical/modern than the C-Sonnar.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-11-2008
Replies: 60
Views: 5,446
Posted By Sofa King
OK, so I didn't remember the details of the story...

OK, so I didn't remember the details of the story to a T, but I do know that I read a story about war photographers flushing Leicas to rid them of sand and salt water.

I can also understand wanting...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-11-2008
Replies: 60
Views: 5,446
Posted By Sofa King
This thread is ridiculous... all these people...

This thread is ridiculous... all these people talking about keeping their Leicas indoors so they won't get damaged... shows what's really important to some people: the gear, not the photograph. These...
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 03-08-2008
Replies: 30
Views: 2,870
Posted By Sofa King
Hmm... food for thought. Thanks.

Hmm... food for thought. Thanks.
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 03-08-2008
Replies: 30
Views: 2,870
Posted By Sofa King
First of all, thanks for the review. I appreciate...

First of all, thanks for the review. I appreciate the subjective approach you took rather than shooting at brick walls and talking about MTF charts (what the f___k is MTF anyway?).

I've been using a...
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 03-08-2008
Replies: 16
Views: 1,257
Posted By Sofa King
I have an M6 + Biogon combination that works very...

I have an M6 + Biogon combination that works very well for me.
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 03-03-2008
Replies: 30
Views: 3,497
Posted By Sofa King
I love my 35...

I love my 35...
Forum: Yashica RF 02-26-2008
Replies: 120
Views: 4,524
Posted By Sofa King
I recently bought a GTN to hold me over until my...

I recently bought a GTN to hold me over until my M6 came back from repairs and I honestly didn't even like to use it. The lens is great and the exposure is easy and accurate but that didn't change...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-18-2008
Replies: 25
Views: 1,287
Posted By Sofa King
Oh yeah, I also am guilty of bringing mine from...

Oh yeah, I also am guilty of bringing mine from room to room inside my own house.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-17-2008
Replies: 25
Views: 1,287
Posted By Sofa King
Everywhere except for work. I mainly use my D50...

Everywhere except for work. I mainly use my D50 for stupid dicking-around-at-home stuff and I was using my Electro GT when my M6 was being fixed. I also have an F100 and I do use that sometimes, but...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-16-2008
Replies: 362
Views: 119,074
Posted By Sofa King
Let's stop calling it magic and just call it what...

Let's stop calling it magic and just call it what it really is. Lens signature. Which is subjective.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-16-2008
Replies: 12
Views: 6,491
Posted By Sofa King
Hmm, very good advice. I'd preferably like...

Hmm, very good advice. I'd preferably like something with NO delay if that's possible and a swiveling top so I can bounce it around. I don't think size will be an issue for me, but then again I've...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-16-2008
Replies: 12
Views: 6,491
Posted By Sofa King
Nikon flash w/ Leica M6?

I'm wondering if I can put a Nikon SB-400 or SB-600 on my M6 and have it work correctly. I know very little about flash photography but find myself photographing in dark places a lot and am becoming...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-14-2008
Replies: 7,561
Views: 3,887,749
Posted By Sofa King
Just got it back from Sherry Krauter. I'm so glad...

Just got it back from Sherry Krauter. I'm so glad to have it back. She did an amazing job. It's like a brand new camera.

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2340/2266707238_a3fdcb6ef5.jpg
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 02-05-2008
Replies: 75
Views: 2,604
Posted By Sofa King
^ The problem with a full-frame sensor as they...

^ The problem with a full-frame sensor as they are currently built is that the pixels are placed at the bottom of tiny wells on the surface of the sensor. Therfore, since the rear element of the lens...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 02-04-2008
Replies: 75
Views: 2,604
Posted By Sofa King
Leica doesn't necessarily need to compete and has...

Leica doesn't necessarily need to compete and has shown in the past that it does not feel the urgency to keep up with the market. They didn't have an in-camera meter until the 80s. They still don't...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-04-2008
Replies: 44
Views: 1,835
Posted By Sofa King
Maybe some people buy into the Leica system for...

Maybe some people buy into the Leica system for the durability, compactness, and/or the lenses? Not everyone enjoys or benefits from fully manual exposure and that doesn't make them any worse at...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-02-2008
Replies: 44
Views: 1,835
Posted By Sofa King
Sounds like more than anything you need to learn...

Sounds like more than anything you need to learn how to meter. I don't think an in camera meter is going to help you much.
Forum: Yashica RF 01-31-2008
Replies: 25
Views: 1,501
Posted By Sofa King
I've always just used Fuji Superia color print...

I've always just used Fuji Superia color print film because it's so cheap and the results are pretty good. I've used it with a Leica M6 + 2/35 Biogon, a Nikon F100 + Nikkor 50mm f/1.4, a Canon A-1 +...
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 01-30-2008
Replies: 28
Views: 1,098
Posted By Sofa King
Tell him I dropped my M6 from about 3-4 feet up...

Tell him I dropped my M6 from about 3-4 feet up onto hard tile and it's definitely not aligned anymore.
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 01-28-2008
Replies: 49
Views: 3,017
Posted By Sofa King
oh, how wrong you are.

oh, how wrong you are.
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 01-28-2008
Replies: 41
Views: 1,734
Posted By Sofa King
I hate when people say things like this... not...

I hate when people say things like this... not everyone can afford that and not everyone wants the gigantic 35 Nokton. I'm 20 years old living on my own and going to school so I definitely can't...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-23-2008
Replies: 7,561
Views: 3,887,749
Posted By Sofa King
What strap is that? The brown leather one?

What strap is that? The brown leather one?
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-15-2007
Replies: 31
Views: 1,686
Posted By Sofa King
Don't be so sure you won't want a 50. I was...

Don't be so sure you won't want a 50. I was accustomed to shooting pretty much exclusively with a 28 on the SLR I used before I purchased my M6. I ended up buying only an M6 with a Zeiss 35/2 (which...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-13-2007
Replies: 39
Views: 2,292
Posted By Sofa King
Every single time I shoot I get multiple comments...

Every single time I shoot I get multiple comments about my M6. Sometimes it's cool but most of the time it distracts me.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-10-2007
Replies: 69
Views: 4,439
Posted By Sofa King
Whoa hey, irq506 you're Joe from CameraTechs...

Whoa hey, irq506 you're Joe from CameraTechs right? I recognized your link in your signature.

I don't know if you remember me, but I'm Adrian and I brought in my black M6 classic with a Zeiss 35/2...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-09-2007
Replies: 69
Views: 4,439
Posted By Sofa King
http://img166.imageshack.us/img166/2270/dsc3789nw3...

http://img166.imageshack.us/img166/2270/dsc3789nw3.jpg

i just like it better. i find the logos distracting to me when i'm shooting and this takes care of it.

i got it to take pictures with, not to...
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 10-09-2007
Replies: 75
Views: 10,141
Posted By Sofa King
Right, and next your gonna tell me there's no...

Right, and next your gonna tell me there's no easter bunny:rolleyes:

Anyway, here are some b&w shots I've just uploaded...
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 10-09-2007
Replies: 23
Views: 2,284
Posted By Sofa King
Thanks, jbf!

Thanks, jbf!
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 10-08-2007
Replies: 23
Views: 2,284
Posted By Sofa King
Here are someo of the photos I've taken with the...

Here are someo of the photos I've taken with the Biogon...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-05-2007
Replies: 42
Views: 2,765
Posted By Sofa King
Alright, I've been persuaded, haha. I think I'll...

Alright, I've been persuaded, haha. I think I'll just keep it and save up for a 75 or 50 of some kind during my time in between schools. I'm pretty good at saving up for things anyway.

Maybe I'll...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-05-2007
Replies: 42
Views: 2,765
Posted By Sofa King
I chose 35 because last year I kind of fell in...

I chose 35 because last year I kind of fell in love with the 28 focal length on an SLR shooting in very crowded areas and indoors. Then I tried it on my M6 with a borrowed lens and just could not...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-04-2007
Replies: 42
Views: 2,765
Posted By Sofa King
Yeah, I've given thought to an 85, but I've never...

Yeah, I've given thought to an 85, but I've never really shot anything longer than a 50 that wasn't a zoom (I don't count those though).

How big is the F4? I have a D50... is it any bigger than...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-04-2007
Replies: 42
Views: 2,765
Posted By Sofa King
Should I sell my kit?

So, as you all know, M mount equipment is REALLY expensive. I am a student, currently looking to transfer into a photojournalism/documentary photography program from a fine arts photography program....
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 08-21-2007
Replies: 5
Views: 998
Posted By Sofa King
Need a new bulk film loader

I was loading some film into cartridges for the first time today when, on the second roll, the joint where the handle grips the piece that makes the film spool into the cartridge stripped. I was able...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-01-2007
Replies: 7
Views: 922
Posted By Sofa King
Ok, so it definitely looks like the focusing is...

Ok, so it definitely looks like the focusing is off. Photos taken close up are very blurry, however, the farther back I go the closer it is. Does anyone know how much money and time it will take for...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-30-2007
Replies: 7,561
Views: 3,887,749
Posted By Sofa King
am i the only one with a uv filter protecting my...

am i the only one with a uv filter protecting my lens?
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-27-2007
Replies: 7
Views: 922
Posted By Sofa King
Well, I did some tests and it does seem as though...

Well, I did some tests and it does seem as though the RF is inaccurate from just focusing on something and then checking at the distance scale (and using a tape measure). Looking at my contact sheet,...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-27-2007
Replies: 7
Views: 922
Posted By Sofa King
Thanks, I'll try that.

Thanks, I'll try that.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-27-2007
Replies: 7
Views: 922
Posted By Sofa King
M6 viewfinder problem... how much time/money will it take to fix?

So, I recently bought an M6 on ebay and a 35 Biogon from B&H and after shooting with it for about 2/3 of a roll I've come to realize that the focusing is about a foot off (things 5 feet away appear...
Forum: RFF Polls 07-20-2007
Replies: 301
Views: 26,865
Posted By Sofa King
Three... Nikon D50, Canon A-1, and a Leica M6. I...

Three... Nikon D50, Canon A-1, and a Leica M6. I think that'll be it for a while for me. I need to build my lens collection as I only have four lenses total (1 zoom for the D50, 2 primes for my A-1,...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-11-2007
Replies: 55
Views: 6,402
Posted By Sofa King
haha, yes. that's the one.

haha, yes. that's the one.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-11-2007
Replies: 55
Views: 6,402
Posted By Sofa King
Now my two favorite actresses (Jenniffer Connely...

Now my two favorite actresses (Jenniffer Connely and Scarlett Johansson) have appeared with Leicas! I think I just died and went to heaven.

Granted Connely just had one in a movie, but still......
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-09-2007
Replies: 547
Views: 69,285
Posted By Sofa King
http://farm2.static.flickr.com/1425/536510984_44ff...

http://farm2.static.flickr.com/1425/536510984_44ff448ae5_o.jpg
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-08-2007
Replies: 7,561
Views: 3,887,749
Posted By Sofa King
nah, i think i just got really lucky. was...

nah, i think i just got really lucky. was originally looking for an m2 or maybe an m4-p, but couldn't pass this deal up.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-08-2007
Replies: 7,561
Views: 3,887,749
Posted By Sofa King
http://farm2.static.flickr.com/1424/755859059_42b7...

http://farm2.static.flickr.com/1424/755859059_42b728c0cf_o.jpg

the new m6. got it for 680 USD off of ebay and it came in the mail yesterday. seems to be in full working order. can't wait to get a...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-04-2007
Replies: 86
Views: 6,343
Posted By Sofa King
I saw a documentary on Eggleston and it looked...

I saw a documentary on Eggleston and it looked like he was using a Contax G2. He could have multiple cameras though...
Forum: Off Topic 06-29-2007
Replies: 222
Views: 28,240
Posted By Sofa King
I have a '70s Frejus with all Campagnolo parts,...

I have a '70s Frejus with all Campagnolo parts, except for some British handle bars... don't know what brand they are. It's painted all black with red handle bar tape. Ten speeds. My dad rode it when...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-26-2007
Replies: 44
Views: 2,228
Posted By Sofa King
Don't write the M6 off due to price. I originally...

Don't write the M6 off due to price. I originally thought it would be over my budget, but then I won one on eBay for $680!
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-25-2007
Replies: 20
Views: 1,386
Posted By Sofa King
thanks everyone for your input. i've been looking...

thanks everyone for your input. i've been looking at examples on flickr of photos taken with the biogon, the ultron, and the 28 summicron for the past few days and, while the summicron is my dream,...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-25-2007
Replies: 20
Views: 1,386
Posted By Sofa King
ha, that's pretty sweet. i spent my entire...

ha, that's pretty sweet. i spent my entire freshman year living in that building. that's probably the best photo i've seen of it.

thanks everyone for welcoming me. as far as 28s go i'm trying to...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-24-2007
Replies: 20
Views: 1,386
Posted By Sofa King
My First Leica

Hey everyone, just purchased my first Leica on eBay (220121947949), a classic M6 for $680. I mainly use a 28mm lens, so originally I was going to get an M4-p, but decided it was too expensive....
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-24-2007
Replies: 10
Views: 782
Posted By Sofa King
bring your raincoat!

bring your raincoat!
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-20-2007
Replies: 10
Views: 1,090
Posted By Sofa King
Congrats. I'm looking to join the Leica family...

Congrats. I'm looking to join the Leica family soon as well. I'll be purchasing an M2 within the week. Lens will be another couple weeks away...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-04-2007
Replies: 40
Views: 2,450
Posted By Sofa King
I'm the same way.

I'm the same way.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-28-2007
Replies: 37
Views: 2,558
Posted By Sofa King
You should also look into Zeiss ZM glass. The...

You should also look into Zeiss ZM glass. The quality is on the same level as Leica (if not better) and it is, while not exactly cheap, cheaper than Leica glass.
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 04-25-2007
Replies: 13
Views: 1,226
Posted By Sofa King
Ok cool, thanks for all your input. Looks like...

Ok cool, thanks for all your input. Looks like it's the lens for me.
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 04-23-2007
Replies: 13
Views: 1,226
Posted By Sofa King
Hmm. Interesting. How long is your Hexanon? The...

Hmm. Interesting. How long is your Hexanon? The Ultron is 2 1/2 inches long which is longer than my Canon FD 28mm f/2.8. I'm really more worried about length than width. Thanks for your response.
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 04-23-2007
Replies: 13
Views: 1,226
Posted By Sofa King
Sorry to hijack the thread, but how is the 28mm...

Sorry to hijack the thread, but how is the 28mm Ultron? Is it too big? Do you find that it scares people on the street?

I'm planning on buying an R4M this summer along with a lens. My most-used...
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