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Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 03-07-2019
Replies: 163
Views: 5,727
Posted By mod2001
Contax T3, since 3 years 24/7 in my jeans or...

Contax T3, since 3 years 24/7 in my jeans or shirt pockets.

Juergen
Forum: Digital Compacts 02-24-2019
Replies: 292
Views: 21,166
Posted By mod2001
Well, ask people who need reading glasses to see...

Well, ask people who need reading glasses to see a sharp picture in the display. Glasses on/off on/off on /off... you get the idea. And optical viewfinders (if they have a diopter correction at all)...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 02-05-2019
Replies: 35
Views: 1,327
Posted By mod2001
After developing, I leave Tri-X for 24h in my...

After developing, I leave Tri-X for 24h in my drying closet with a heavy weight at the end, the negatives are absolutely flat when done and easy to scan.

Juergen
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-31-2019
Replies: 116
Views: 4,028
Posted By mod2001
You are aware that we have in Europe also a...

You are aware that we have in Europe also a different concentrated version of Kodak's HC-110. it needs 1+9 instead of 1+31 for dilution B.
Anyhow, I developed a lot with both and can't see any...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 01-20-2019
Replies: 18
Views: 946
Posted By mod2001
I made some corrections :-) GRD '05 8mp ...

I made some corrections :-)

GRD '05 8mp f2.4 screen 2.5"
GRDII '07 10 mp f2.4 screen 2.5"
GRDIII '09 10mp f1.9 screen 3"
GRDIV '11 10mp f1.9 screen 3"
GR '13 16mp f2.8 screen...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 01-19-2019
Replies: 18
Views: 946
Posted By mod2001
The new GRIII is smaller than the current version...

The new GRIII is smaller than the current version and the former APS-C GR fitted in every pocket, not so much difference in real life, below a size compariosn between GRII and the new...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 01-19-2019
Replies: 11
Views: 738
Posted By mod2001
Welcome in the club, same here :) I tried a 0.58...

Welcome in the club, same here :) I tried a 0.58 viewfinder once (Leica MP) and it works great for 35mm with glasses or the correction lens. with 28mm my eyes had to walkaround a bit in both cases,...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 01-19-2019
Replies: 18
Views: 946
Posted By mod2001
Easy (if you don't need an internal VF and...

Easy (if you don't need an internal VF and flash), the upcoming GRIII or alternatively one of the previous versions, they have at least flash. You can't get closer to the GR1s.

Juergen
Forum: Nikon RF 01-11-2019
Replies: 396
Views: 6,811
Posted By mod2001
Noted :-) Juergen

Noted :-)


Juergen
Forum: Nikon RF 01-11-2019
Replies: 396
Views: 6,811
Posted By mod2001
As far as I know, they sell but don't produce the...

As far as I know, they sell but don't produce the F6 any more. And from film advance levers and sprockets to a working film camera is quite a step. Taking also the current prices for used Nikon S...
Forum: Nikon RF 01-10-2019
Replies: 396
Views: 6,811
Posted By mod2001
You forget that without this 'foolishness' you...

You forget that without this 'foolishness' you couldn't buy a used M2/3/4/6 nowadays because at some point in the past people were 'foolish' enough to pay a lot of money when they were new. Besides,...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 01-06-2019
Replies: 42
Views: 2,147
Posted By mod2001
Another thing, get a good light table with...

Another thing, get a good light table with daylight settings (5400K) and a good loupe if you shoot often MF-slides. Its a lot fun too look at and it helps to identify possible errors in the first 2...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 01-06-2019
Replies: 42
Views: 2,147
Posted By mod2001
-- stupid post :-)

-- stupid post :-)
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 01-06-2019
Replies: 42
Views: 2,147
Posted By mod2001
There's definitely something wrong, if you want...

There's definitely something wrong, if you want to see what you can achieve with an Epson V7xx and Fuji Provia 100F take a short look here....
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 01-03-2019
Replies: 72
Views: 2,496
Posted By mod2001
Check out if yours is optimzed for1.5 or 2.8....

Check out if yours is optimzed for1.5 or 2.8. Scroll down in the below linked discussion to the postings from user Patagonean to see how it works, he even managed to change the settings on the...
Forum: RFF News 01-01-2019
Replies: 151
Views: 8,756
Posted By mod2001
You're comparing apples with oranges, neither the...

You're comparing apples with oranges, neither the XPro nor the CL are Rangefinders, thats what you mainly pay for because there's no competition on the market, see Leica M or Epson RD1 before. But...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-12-2018
Replies: 109
Views: 4,120
Posted By mod2001
The philosophical approach regarding shadows in...

The philosophical approach regarding shadows in photography with some nice examples, saw it a few days ago. Couldn't agree more.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lBAFTR2lScY

Juergen
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-09-2018
Replies: 38
Views: 890
Posted By mod2001
Second the F10, prints in 8x10 look great on my...

Second the F10, prints in 8x10 look great on my Epson P600, especially in color, was really surprised when the first print came out of the Epson. Worth to mention, the camera still works flawlessly...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 11-26-2018
Replies: 35
Views: 2,296
Posted By mod2001
Then better directly the 10M which scans a whole...

Then better directly the 10M which scans a whole roll at once (although extremly slow), problem is to find one which works flawlessly, Pacific Image has in my experience a huge problem with quality...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 11-25-2018
Replies: 102
Views: 3,975
Posted By mod2001
Ups, did you loose the lenscap with the remote...

Ups, did you loose the lenscap with the remote release?

Juergen
Forum: Zeiss Contax 11-24-2018
Replies: 32
Views: 1,223
Posted By mod2001
Ups, then misinterpretation on my side, sorry....

Ups, then misinterpretation on my side, sorry. Saw a photo of here with 2 G2's around her neck in combination with an article about Two Rivers.

Juergen
Forum: Zeiss Contax 11-23-2018
Replies: 32
Views: 1,223
Posted By mod2001
+1 BTW, Carolyn Drake shot her wonderful book...

+1

BTW, Carolyn Drake shot her wonderful book 'Two Rivers (https://carolyndrake.com/two-rivers/)' with 2 G2's

Juergen
Forum: Zeiss Contax 11-23-2018
Replies: 32
Views: 1,223
Posted By mod2001
Don't forget that you can sell a 'dead' Contax G2...

Don't forget that you can sell a 'dead' Contax G2 easily for around $300-400 depending on the issue. That's something what people usually miss in their (risk) calculation when they 'complain' about...
Forum: Zeiss Contax 11-23-2018
Replies: 32
Views: 1,223
Posted By mod2001
Fot the exact differences G1 and G2 go here...

Fot the exact differences G1 and G2 go here (scroll little bit down)

http://sharkphoto.org/contax/index.html#contents

I would always prefer the G2, especially for the better AF and viewfinder, also...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 11-22-2018
Replies: 102
Views: 3,975
Posted By mod2001
Contax T3 for the same reason. Never looked back...

Contax T3 for the same reason. Never looked back to other P&S since. If it ever breaks I would buy another one in a heartbeat.

Juergen
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 11-18-2018
Replies: 163
Views: 4,744
Posted By mod2001
The limiting factor is more often the mindset of...

The limiting factor is more often the mindset of people who think they can't take good photos without the newest available (sensor technology) ;) And again, we are talking about the M9 and their...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 11-17-2018
Replies: 163
Views: 4,744
Posted By mod2001
For people shooting black cats in a moonless...

For people shooting black cats in a moonless night and want to push shadows +5 and print it in 10m size probably an argument. But for sure not for the majority of the typical M-user. Still can't see...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 11-17-2018
Replies: 163
Views: 4,744
Posted By mod2001
Have my doubts here, a camera with EVF is in no...

Have my doubts here, a camera with EVF is in no way a replacement for a Rangefinder-Leica.

I think it's the popularity of the M10, I know many user with zero interest in the M240/262 who switched in...
Forum: Nikon Mirrorless 11-17-2018
Replies: 25
Views: 1,247
Posted By mod2001
Interesting, because better AF-Performance was...

Interesting, because better AF-Performance was not mentioned by Nikon in the FW-desription and I'm quite confident they would if they improved the AF.

Regarding the initial question, no interest in...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-14-2018
Replies: 27
Views: 923
Posted By mod2001
Of course I know, most of the developer I use...

Of course I know, most of the developer I use come with instructions in F and I watch daily US-news. Was just confused thinking because of the post before. :o

Juergen
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-14-2018
Replies: 27
Views: 923
Posted By mod2001
In case you want see whats really cold:...

In case you want see whats really cold: https://www.lensculture.com/articles/alex-vasyliev-my-dear-yakutia (https://www.lensculture.com/articles/alex-vasyliev-my-dear-yakutia)No idea which camere he...
Forum: RFF News 11-13-2018
Replies: 151
Views: 8,756
Posted By mod2001
Then you should visit the German DSLR-Forum, they...

Then you should visit the German DSLR-Forum, they have a part there which is solely dedicated to speculations, 50 pages and more about a yet unknown camera or lens ore whatever are not unusual. And...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 11-11-2018
Replies: 38
Views: 3,351
Posted By mod2001
I remember, never saw one in free nature. Now you...

I remember, never saw one in free nature. Now you get me started :roll eyes:

Juergen
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 11-09-2018
Replies: 38
Views: 3,351
Posted By mod2001
Sadly yes, otherwise I would add a GR21 to my...

Sadly yes, otherwise I would add a GR21 to my Contax T3. I had 2 GR1V and 1 GR21, all died in between 3 years after purchasing. And even the digital GR's are very prone to failures, my GRDiV failed...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 11-06-2018
Replies: 128
Views: 13,626
Posted By mod2001
ColorPerfect is $67, NPL is $99, can't see why CP...

ColorPerfect is $67, NPL is $99, can't see why CP is not reasonable. Silverfast is a joke, yes.

Juergen
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 11-05-2018
Replies: 18
Views: 1,927
Posted By mod2001
That was my point :) With the reprints is (sadly)...

That was my point :) With the reprints is (sadly) true, one reason I try do avoid to buy them via Internet without having seen the book before except some trusted publishers like Steidl or Mack Books...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-04-2018
Replies: 8
Views: 553
Posted By mod2001
Another difference, at least valid for some of...

Another difference, at least valid for some of the Nikon AI and AI-S lenses I have/had, the focus throw is longer than on AI-S lenses.

Juergen
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 11-02-2018
Replies: 12
Views: 882
Posted By mod2001
C41/E6 process needs usually 38,5C ;) Juergen

C41/E6 process needs usually 38,5C ;)

Juergen
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 11-01-2018
Replies: 18
Views: 1,927
Posted By mod2001
sure, like Da Vinci painted the Mona Lisa hundred...

sure, like Da Vinci painted the Mona Lisa hundred of times with different colors according to your logic based on different color schemes in image...
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-01-2018
Replies: 166
Views: 4,869
Posted By mod2001
Good, then lets hope that quality replaces...

Good, then lets hope that quality replaces quantity ;) Had the feeling that especially in the last years FlickR was more used as a backup than as a foto sharing platform.

Juergen
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 10-31-2018
Replies: 128
Views: 13,626
Posted By mod2001
Remember which bar? I can check which of both...

Remember which bar? I can check which of both conversions is closer ;)

Juergen
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 10-28-2018
Replies: 128
Views: 13,626
Posted By mod2001
No, it doesn't. But the reason is less the Plugin...

No, it doesn't. But the reason is less the Plugin itself and more the correction algorithms in LR which are (not only im my opinion) still not the last word on the subject. But yes, it's quite close...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 10-28-2018
Replies: 43
Views: 1,921
Posted By mod2001
I use(d) always the advance lever as thumb rest,...

I use(d) always the advance lever as thumb rest, feels more comfortable to me when carrying the camera around in one hand, so has nothing to do with stability or any other needless pimp comments, not...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 10-28-2018
Replies: 77
Views: 3,179
Posted By mod2001
True, but their consistency is nevertheless quite...

True, but their consistency is nevertheless quite impressive, hence their success at the end.

Juergen
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 10-28-2018
Replies: 77
Views: 3,179
Posted By mod2001
as he wrote, he's not shooting much, means a...

as he wrote, he's not shooting much, means a Plustek 8200 for 100$ used does the trick, developing equipment is easy and cheap to find for around 20$, chemicals dito if he chooses a developer which...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 10-26-2018
Replies: 77
Views: 3,179
Posted By mod2001
For zone/prefocussing imho nothing is faster than...

For zone/prefocussing imho nothing is faster than a lens with a focus tab if you know which position of the tab represents which distance, so normally on the way of the camera to my eye I was ready...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 10-26-2018
Replies: 445
Views: 14,129
Posted By mod2001
In other words, if Leica had used another form...

In other words, if Leica had used another form than the well known film advance lever as moveable thumbs up we wouldn't have this discussion? Really can't follow the 'fake' argument here, quite the...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 10-26-2018
Replies: 445
Views: 14,129
Posted By mod2001
Thats the right spirit. At the end, any new...

Thats the right spirit. At the end, any new camera on the market, whatever brand or type, expands our freedom of choice. Can't see here any negative side



This is out of question, for sure.

Juergen
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 10-26-2018
Replies: 445
Views: 14,129
Posted By mod2001
Luckily not that much, check the thread in DPR,...

Luckily not that much, check the thread in DPR, unbelievable. If the angered people there would put the same effort in pointing to all the **** that happens in this world, it would be a much better...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 10-26-2018
Replies: 445
Views: 14,129
Posted By mod2001
The ghost of Bauhaus is also not paying the...

The ghost of Bauhaus is also not paying the workers at Leica or Triumph ;)

Leica will sell the M10(-D) as Triumph sells the Bonneville. Everything else is romantic bu.. sh.. from an economic point...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 10-26-2018
Replies: 445
Views: 14,129
Posted By mod2001
Personal expectation management is not Leica's...

Personal expectation management is not Leica's business. But yeah, I get it from this point of view and knowing the RD-1. Didn't see the mock up, so no disappointment on my side.



Nope, it's for...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 10-25-2018
Replies: 445
Views: 14,129
Posted By mod2001
I don't get this extensive blame game here, it's...

I don't get this extensive blame game here, it's just another iteration of the M10, if you don't like it get the 'normal' one.

And in regards to the usual trolls here. Really wondering if this kind...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 10-25-2018
Replies: 445
Views: 14,129
Posted By mod2001
Why turn it off in the first place? No EVF, no...

Why turn it off in the first place? No EVF, no display, the battery will last 'forever'.
I would be more concerned to switch it off accidentally when turning the exposure dial (haven't checked if...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 10-25-2018
Replies: 445
Views: 14,129
Posted By mod2001
Helpful sometimes if you're in street...

Helpful sometimes if you're in street photography, had it several times that people were a little bit p.... off but relaxed when they saw I shoot film :angel:

Anyhow, the no screen solution is...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 10-19-2018
Replies: 13
Views: 1,657
Posted By mod2001
The scanner has obviously more than 2000 dpi,...

The scanner has obviously more than 2000 dpi, just the times they listed for fast scanning (6MP) are at this setting. According to their website it can scan up to 24MP. On the other hand, they don't...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 10-16-2018
Replies: 77
Views: 3,179
Posted By mod2001
Not necessarily, sure, but It can and it did in...

Not necessarily, sure, but It can and it did in my case, not because its a Leica, because its a different way to see and photograph with a Rangefinder. The time with my M6 many years ago had the...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 10-16-2018
Replies: 77
Views: 3,179
Posted By mod2001
Had similar confusing thoughts 2 years ago and a...

Had similar confusing thoughts 2 years ago and a hard time to finally decide, my workaround is since then Tri-X @800 developed with Diafine in my Contax T3 for every day (and night) usage, Kodak...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 10-13-2018
Replies: 5
Views: 581
Posted By mod2001
The Contax T has blades? Thought not and...

The Contax T has blades? Thought not and therefore the cover for the lens.

Here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zpN64VrSsZI to see at 00:45, I see no blades and I can't recall them (ok, I'm old,...
Forum: RFF Polls 10-13-2018
Replies: 40
Views: 1,284
Posted By mod2001
have you ckecked here?...

have you ckecked here? http://www.naturfotograf.com/lens_wide.html. Looks lika an easy decision at least for him (2.8)

Juergen
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 10-13-2018
Replies: 4
Views: 500
Posted By mod2001
I know your website, impressive stuff, both...

I know your website, impressive stuff, both photos and human physical performance. My respect.



Hence the link to Hamish's site,check his reviews of the Nikon 35TI or the other high end compacts...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 10-13-2018
Replies: 4
Views: 500
Posted By mod2001
Don't forget the fixed focus settings with the T3...

Don't forget the fixed focus settings with the T3 which you can override with a press on the AEL button if AF is needed in between, also that all settings (incl. flash) can be saved, just for Erik...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 10-12-2018
Replies: 95
Views: 3,824
Posted By mod2001
Same here, just instead of a contact sheet like...

Same here, just instead of a contact sheet like in early times, I use the scans as base in my decision process. Miss the good old times with a contact sheet though.



Exactly my point :) Not to...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 10-12-2018
Replies: 95
Views: 3,824
Posted By mod2001
In this case, I'm not many. Believe me I...

In this case, I'm not many. Believe me I tried.



No problem here :-) love it, in some way I find it even easier to compose. But I also know people who never get used to it, same with MF's and the...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 10-12-2018
Replies: 95
Views: 3,824
Posted By mod2001
Probaly, I can't edit via loupe, and with a...

Probaly, I can't edit via loupe, and with a preview scan you have the same annoying handling with film holders or strips. Thats the part I want to avoid, plus not to wait hours like with the RPS10M...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 10-12-2018
Replies: 95
Views: 3,824
Posted By mod2001
How do you edit negatives without scanning?...

How do you edit negatives without scanning? Anyway, I revisit my photos after a while and quit often I find shots which didn't get my attention in the first place, so I want to have the complete roll...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 10-12-2018
Replies: 95
Views: 3,824
Posted By mod2001
No real comparison, the Reflekta can scan a whole...

No real comparison, the Reflekta can scan a whole roll also but thats it with the common specs, had 2 for testing, was not really satisfied. The Noritsu is much much much faster, has accurate framing...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 10-12-2018
Replies: 95
Views: 3,824
Posted By mod2001
Only for 35mm and then the same **** with the...

Only for 35mm and then the same **** with the film holders, I doubt it would sell well. Besides, you get them used (and serviced) for this price, incl. the possibility of MF and LF up to 4x5, and...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-09-2018
Replies: 100
Views: 2,932
Posted By mod2001
Oha, sad to here this, quite the opposite...

Oha, sad to here this, quite the opposite experience on my side and I use a lot of old electronics, especially for audio and photography. Maybe I'm just lucky.

Juergen
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-08-2018
Replies: 100
Views: 2,932
Posted By mod2001
Is this just a feeling, based on experience or...

Is this just a feeling, based on experience or always repeated internet gossip? I have more confidence (based on experience) in old electronics than in the cheap stuff they build in these days. Also,...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 10-08-2018
Replies: 95
Views: 3,824
Posted By mod2001
There's hope (in case you didn't see the other...

There's hope (in case you didn't see the other thread here), as soon as this scanner gets sold in Europe directly, I will buy one. Thought also a long tome about a Pakon or used Noritsu LS-600, but...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 10-08-2018
Replies: 46
Views: 2,098
Posted By mod2001
And quite often not even a hundred duds but just...

And quite often not even a hundred duds but just a few or in worst case just one and the crap gets copied and copied and copied and...

Juergen
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 10-08-2018
Replies: 95
Views: 3,824
Posted By mod2001
Exactly, that's how it is, people forget this...

Exactly, that's how it is, people forget this from time to time.



I tried, to be exact 2 times, the first I had to send back because of some hardware issues. I find the Reflect extremely slow and...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 10-07-2018
Replies: 95
Views: 3,824
Posted By mod2001
If you're happy, who cares :-) I could live with...

If you're happy, who cares :-) I could live with the Epson for display, it has a kind of charming rendering especially with higher ISO-films, but in print (which is always my end result) it looks...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 10-07-2018
Replies: 95
Views: 3,824
Posted By mod2001
With 35mm film? Because even my little Plustek...

With 35mm film? Because even my little Plustek 7600 delivers much better results than the Epson (have the 750 which is technically identical to the 850).

Anyhow, hope the new Pacific scanner...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 10-07-2018
Replies: 13
Views: 1,050
Posted By mod2001
Great, thanks for the tip, didn't watched it yet,...

Great, thanks for the tip, didn't watched it yet, kind of strange as Cate Blanchett is one of my all time favorite actors.

Yasujiru Azu is well known and appreciated, discovered him a few years ago...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 10-06-2018
Replies: 13
Views: 1,050
Posted By mod2001
Red face Double posting

Double posting
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 10-06-2018
Replies: 13
Views: 1,050
Posted By mod2001
I finally managed to see the Saul Leiter...

I finally managed to see the Saul Leiter exhibition yesterday, the photos are (as expected) amazing, really love this 'framing' technic of Saul Leiter. And the colors, simply outstanding. Wish Kodak...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 10-06-2018
Replies: 95
Views: 3,824
Posted By mod2001
well,...

well, https://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=166426 ;)


Juergen
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 10-06-2018
Replies: 13
Views: 1,657
Posted By mod2001
Thats not really the exciting news, the...

Thats not really the exciting news, the possibilty to put in 10 filmstrips at once make the big difference for people like me with a huge archiv and around 10-20 films a month.


Juergen
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-05-2018
Replies: 100
Views: 2,932
Posted By mod2001
I hear(d) this argument quit often and could...

I hear(d) this argument quit often and could follow this thought in the beginning of digital, but nowadays, what makes you think it will be obsolete? Does the same camera make bad photos in a few...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-05-2018
Replies: 100
Views: 2,932
Posted By mod2001
Can't speak for Nikon or Fuji, but the Contax T2...

Can't speak for Nikon or Fuji, but the Contax T2 and T3 are imho extremely reliable, shoot with them since decades, first T2 (sold to a friend, still working), then T3, never had any issue and I'm...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 10-05-2018
Replies: 13
Views: 1,657
Posted By mod2001
Nice, batchscan 10 filmstrips a 6 frames at once,...

Nice, batchscan 10 filmstrips a 6 frames at once, that would be a totally new approach.

Juergen
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 10-04-2018
Replies: 28
Views: 1,737
Posted By mod2001
I never get this logic, people have no problem to...

I never get this logic, people have no problem to buy a new car where they loose 5 times the money if the turn the first time the engine on and drive off the dealers show room, but getting afraid...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 10-04-2018
Replies: 28
Views: 1,737
Posted By mod2001
Question asked and answered here:...

Question asked and answered here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2BQVhXujMa0 and here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W7TvsQrwCAE

Still my all time favourite camera, the results have something...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 10-03-2018
Replies: 10
Views: 712
Posted By mod2001
That sounds interesting, so in theory, with the...

That sounds interesting, so in theory, with the film strips on a light table I could just take my iPhone and without pushing any button go over all frames to see the content as a positive?

Edit:...
Forum: Digital Compacts 10-01-2018
Replies: 292
Views: 21,166
Posted By mod2001
Same here, would buy it in a heartbeat and even...

Same here, would buy it in a heartbeat and even pre-order, something I never did before.

Jürgen
Forum: Digital Compacts 10-01-2018
Replies: 292
Views: 21,166
Posted By mod2001
Don't know you pockets Godfrey, but serious? I...

Don't know you pockets Godfrey, but serious? I tried it with the Fuji X-F10 just for fun, and that was no fun to put it in the jeans pocket. And the CL without lens is even 4mm thicker than the Fuji...
Forum: Digital Compacts 10-01-2018
Replies: 292
Views: 21,166
Posted By mod2001
Good joke :cool: Juergen

Good joke :cool:

Juergen
Forum: Digital Compacts 09-30-2018
Replies: 292
Views: 21,166
Posted By mod2001
Of course I tried (Panasonic DMW-VF1) framing was...

Of course I tried (Panasonic DMW-VF1) framing was ok on longer distances, but I shoot quite often < 2m and then its getting critical with the vertical framing. I used it with center AF as there is no...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 09-30-2018
Replies: 95
Views: 3,824
Posted By mod2001
This thread gets ridiculous :bang: And just to...

This thread gets ridiculous :bang:

And just to remember, the TO misses a batch scanning solution, means the whole roll at best, and there's currently nothing new on the market which is usable....
Forum: Digital Compacts 09-30-2018
Replies: 292
Views: 21,166
Posted By mod2001
And according to Ricoh officials at the...

And according to Ricoh officials at the Photokina, no external EVF planned. Too sad. My GR road (had 3 film and 2 digital) ends at his point after nearly 3 decades as I don't like and can't...
Forum: Digital Compacts 09-28-2018
Replies: 292
Views: 21,166
Posted By mod2001
True, and for sure in Moriyamas case. Anyhow,...

True, and for sure in Moriyamas case. Anyhow, wonder if the GR would have this cult status without him, didn't work for the Coolpix :confused:

Jürgen
Forum: Digital Compacts 09-28-2018
Replies: 292
Views: 21,166
Posted By mod2001
Just repeating stuff found in the internet...

Just repeating stuff found in the internet doesn't make it right ;) You are aware that he shoot decades before on film? And many of them with the GR or whatever he got in his hands, mostly for free....
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 09-26-2018
Replies: 95
Views: 3,824
Posted By mod2001
Amazing logic, didn't know that more than 2...

Amazing logic, didn't know that more than 2 brands in a specific market are a bad thing for the consumer :bang: Not to forget that there's only one 'new' scanner on the markrt which scans a whole...
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-25-2018
Replies: 8
Views: 415
Posted By mod2001
well, I switch on purpose quite often between...

well, I switch on purpose quite often between 28mm and 35mm, I would not consider them as close.

Juergen
Forum: Digital Compacts 09-25-2018
Replies: 292
Views: 21,166
Posted By mod2001
Again no internal viewfinder or at least an...

Again no internal viewfinder or at least an optional EVF as far as I can see. Sad,too sad. Well, on the postive side, I don't have to wait any longer.



Juergen
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 09-16-2018
Replies: 45
Views: 2,719
Posted By mod2001
Best replaced in 2016 or later. Leica developed...

Best replaced in 2016 or later. Leica developed new CCD sensors from around 09/2015 that did not corrode.

Jürgen
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 09-15-2018
Replies: 45
Views: 2,719
Posted By mod2001
I would wait a few weeks if Ricoh comes with a...

I would wait a few weeks if Ricoh comes with a New GRIII, most probably with a 24MP sensor which would give you around 15MP resolution in the 35mm (WE) crop mode.

Btw, for Eggelston style colours...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 09-15-2018
Replies: 24
Views: 1,360
Posted By mod2001
same here, after similar experiences I use...

same here, after similar experiences I use eBay/Paypal only as buyer and only if there's no other way around to get a special item. Sadly there are no serious alternatives on the horizon with a...
Forum: Fuji Digital General Discussion 09-08-2018
Replies: 28
Views: 1,201
Posted By mod2001
I think there's no need to Fuji to jump on the...

I think there's no need to Fuji to jump on the FF-train, at least for now. But they should think to offer their top cameras alternatively with Bayer sensor instead of X-Trans. Latter one probably...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 09-08-2018
Replies: 34
Views: 1,494
Posted By mod2001
Exactly, and for the example mentioned above we...

Exactly, and for the example mentioned above we have to use the value for width, means around 65°.

Jürgen
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 09-08-2018
Replies: 34
Views: 1,494
Posted By mod2001
you can and for sure better than me :-), but the...

you can and for sure better than me :-), but the horizontal angle of view for the 28mm is 65,5º and not 60º ;) I tried several websites with calculations now, all say around 12,9 feet with 28mm, and...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 09-07-2018
Replies: 34
Views: 1,494
Posted By mod2001
The triangle works with a 35mm lens for FF, 28mm...

The triangle works with a 35mm lens for FF, 28mm is wider, around 13 feet in your example ;).

I'm always surprised about the huge difference between 28 and 35mm in regards to framing and...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 09-03-2018
Replies: 14
Views: 841
Posted By mod2001
had 2 similar issues with UPS and customs,...

had 2 similar issues with UPS and customs, luckily not important or expensive stuff, in both cases i gave a sh.. and left the packages at customs and they sent it back. Hope you get your camera back...
Forum: Digital Compacts 09-03-2018
Replies: 292
Views: 21,166
Posted By mod2001
same here, don't like dispays and/or external...

same here, don't like dispays and/or external finder, was the main reason why I sold my GRII.


Jürgen
Forum: Nikon Mirrorless 08-19-2018
Replies: 273
Views: 13,011
Posted By mod2001
Well, how about a 'real' touchscreen for example,...

Well, how about a 'real' touchscreen for example, and don't let me start with Sony menus :bang:

Yogi
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-17-2018
Replies: 66
Views: 2,823
Posted By mod2001
well obviously not ;), same with Vinyl, luckily I...

well obviously not ;), same with Vinyl, luckily I never stopped shooting film and listening to vinyl, still have a unused Garrard 301 in my basement, bought in the 80's in UK for around 50 GBP.

...
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-15-2018
Replies: 66
Views: 2,823
Posted By mod2001
Never understand this logic. Is buying any...

Never understand this logic. Is buying any digital camera for 1,5k or even 3,5k like a Sony RX1R2 which looses half of their price in 2 years then also bananas? Or a M10 and so on and so on. If you...
Forum: RFF News 08-04-2018
Replies: 47
Views: 3,620
Posted By mod2001
That would be awesome (but I have my doubts), my...

That would be awesome (but I have my doubts), my all time favorite b/w film.

Yogi
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 06-01-2018
Replies: 53
Views: 3,572
Posted By mod2001
I did it and bought a Contax T3 several years ago...

I did it and bought a Contax T3 several years ago ;)


Jürgen
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 05-26-2018
Replies: 13
Views: 1,448
Posted By mod2001
Will never ever give my black beauty away, is...

Will never ever give my black beauty away, is always with me, day and night, loaded with Tri-X.



Jürgen
Forum: RFF News 04-21-2018
Replies: 19
Views: 1,505
Posted By mod2001
Quite an argument, lets agree we have extremes on...

Quite an argument, lets agree we have extremes on both sides ;) anyway, we as normal citizens lose always.

Jürgen
Forum: RFF News 04-20-2018
Replies: 19
Views: 1,505
Posted By mod2001
just to clarify, Zuckerberg can move the data...

just to clarify, Zuckerberg can move the data wherever he wants, GDPR was invented exactly for these cases:

.. for all individuals within the European Union, btw, means also foreigners living in the...
Forum: Hardware / Computers / Drives / etc 04-19-2018
Replies: 5
Views: 773
Posted By mod2001
If you print yourself, you can use tools like...

If you print yourself, you can use tools like Xrite's colormonki photo to create printer profiles,works for me like a charme with my iMac. Disadvantage is that you have to repeat the whole procedure...
Forum: Sony Alpha Mirrorless - All Models 04-18-2018
Replies: 65
Views: 3,660
Posted By mod2001
Regardin color science, in this case Canon versus...

Regardin color science, in this case Canon versus Sony, they are different, even as RAW in the same converter. And at least for me, I never got the Sony colours work for me without extremly time...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 03-31-2018
Replies: 4
Views: 798
Posted By mod2001
Try it wth a fresh battery even if the indicator...

Try it wth a fresh battery even if the indicator says differently. I had 2 times problems with Contax, in both cases the battery indicator showed no low battery indication, but a fresh battery...
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-22-2018
Replies: 4
Views: 419
Posted By mod2001
Just look: https://youtu.be/aVgNVoWNc7M Jürgen

Just look: https://youtu.be/aVgNVoWNc7M

Jürgen
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 03-18-2018
Replies: 41
Views: 1,868
Posted By mod2001
Don't think so, these are also my favourite...

Don't think so, these are also my favourite activities, next to take photos of course, but you can't ignore Facebook and Instagram and all the other social media platforms and the prefered type of...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 03-18-2018
Replies: 41
Views: 1,868
Posted By mod2001
The overwhelming majority of viewers are only...

The overwhelming majority of viewers are only interested in catphotos and selfies ;) I prefer those who still care about the medium and choose the camera, lens and film (sensor) they think its best...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 03-17-2018
Replies: 41
Views: 1,868
Posted By mod2001
The spectral response of each film stock is...

The spectral response of each film stock is different, if you would shoot the same scene with different films you would see the difference even in the scan and after contrast adjustments. Thats why...
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-16-2018
Replies: 114
Views: 3,818
Posted By mod2001
Contax T3 is my favourite choice since nearly 2...

Contax T3 is my favourite choice since nearly 2 years and always with me for street/documentary stuff. My also beloved Nikon F3 with 50/1.2 is getting dusty, that hurts somehow. Thinking of selling...
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 03-01-2018
Replies: 2,421
Views: 354,666
Posted By mod2001
Thx, the first 2 I din't know, btw, the second...

Thx, the first 2 I din't know, btw, the second link is not complete but I got it: http://www.beautifuldaze.org/2013/07/murmurs-at-evert-turn-remembering.html

The BBC documentary I saw several times,...
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 03-01-2018
Replies: 2,421
Views: 354,666
Posted By mod2001
Thumbs up One of my favourite photo books (and...

One of my favourite photo books (and photographers) too.

Jürgen
Forum: Xpan & Other Panoramics 02-16-2018
Replies: 52
Views: 2,759
Posted By mod2001
well, just because Leicashop tries to sell it for...

well, just because Leicashop tries to sell it for this price doesn't mean they actually do. Most of their overpriced items appear since several month and some even since years there. Same with eBay...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 01-14-2018
Replies: 2
Views: 625
Posted By mod2001
Yes, via a constant exposure compensation, I do...

Yes, via a constant exposure compensation, I do the same on my Contax T3, of course you loose then the exp comp as additional correction. I use the AFL-Lock on my Contax in this case, measuring the...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-29-2017
Replies: 18
Views: 1,085
Posted By mod2001
Same here, but I shoot mainly >= 400 ISO, maybe...

Same here, but I shoot mainly >= 400 ISO, maybe there's a slight difference with an Ektar 100 or Pan F for example.

Jürgen
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-28-2017
Replies: 18
Views: 1,085
Posted By mod2001
Here you are:...

Here you are: http://plustek.com/plustekdoc/How%20to%20apply%20a%20proper%20scanning%20solution%20on%20your%20film%20scanner.pdf

According to Plustek you get around 4100dpi with the 7200 setting and...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-09-2017
Replies: 30
Views: 2,230
Posted By mod2001
Can't aggree more, printed some old stuff last...

Can't aggree more, printed some old stuff last week from my still working F11 on A4 Hahnemühle paper with my Epson P600, lets you really think...

Jürgen
Forum: Digital Printers / Inks / Papers etc 12-06-2017
Replies: 38
Views: 3,597
Posted By mod2001
my answer to your similar questions was Epson...

my answer to your similar questions was Epson P600. Couldn't be happier. I print normally via PS over USB, but its get also more and more used by my kids who print directly via smart phone, works...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-30-2017
Replies: 124
Views: 7,115
Posted By mod2001
Thinking about, what's the reason Leica don't...

Thinking about, what's the reason Leica don't offer 'A La Carte' for the M-A or at least the option for a 0.58 or 0.85 viewfinder?

Jürgen
Forum: RFF News 11-29-2017
Replies: 85
Views: 7,046
Posted By mod2001
Thumbs up Like It too :) Jürgen

Like It too :)

Jürgen
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-29-2017
Replies: 124
Views: 7,115
Posted By mod2001
Not really, these days, you can buy a heavily...

Not really, these days, you can buy a heavily used but working M2 (button rewind) for around $500, send it to Cameraworks UK to get the full service, black paint of your taste, complete CLA incl....
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 11-22-2017
Replies: 165
Views: 7,230
Posted By mod2001
Let see if this is really the case, besides, the...

Let see if this is really the case, besides, the Fujis as well as the Sony A7x have only a problems with some lenses, mostly WA. My 35 Cron and 50 Lux work flawlessly on both platforms, similar to...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 11-22-2017
Replies: 165
Views: 7,230
Posted By mod2001
Price comparison with the M models are somehow...

Price comparison with the M models are somehow useless, the M is unique and actual the only digital rangefinder in the market, they could ask 10K for an M10 and people would buy it, me too if I had...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-14-2017
Replies: 92
Views: 3,954
Posted By mod2001
regarding freezer solely for film, any...

regarding freezer solely for film, any recommendations?

Jürgen
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-13-2017
Replies: 92
Views: 3,954
Posted By mod2001
Simply because its much thinner when the lens is...

Simply because its much thinner when the lens is not extracted, somehow much more comfortable to carry in a small thin shoulder bag than a Mamiya or even a SLR with lens attached, at least for me,...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-13-2017
Replies: 92
Views: 3,954
Posted By mod2001
if MF, then Makina 67(0), much nicer to carry...

if MF, then Makina 67(0), much nicer to carry around than a Mamiya 6/7 or a Hassi, kind of a Contax T3 in medium format ;)

Was also on the route to add (again) an M to my 35mm gear, skipped it and...
Forum: Digital Printers / Inks / Papers etc 11-11-2017
Replies: 23
Views: 3,955
Posted By mod2001
Does the Piezo kit make so much difference? Have...

Does the Piezo kit make so much difference? Have a Epson P600 cuurently and was thinking about DN with the matt black inks.

Jürgen
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 11-10-2017
Replies: 45
Views: 6,760
Posted By mod2001
Compared to a modern DSLR-AF, sure. But compared...

Compared to a modern DSLR-AF, sure. But compared to other film compacts with AF, not really. At least as far as I can remember similar to the Fuji X100 first version or Ricoh's APSC GR. For fast...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 11-08-2017
Replies: 45
Views: 6,760
Posted By mod2001
Nothing more to say. Everything else is a...

Nothing more to say. Everything else is a compromise when it comes to P&S. Either in size, viewfinder, controls or speed. I have mine always with me because of the size, the T2 and Fuji Klasse I...
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 11-07-2017
Replies: 37
Views: 3,132
Posted By mod2001
Can't help you here, also thinking of it :D Love...

Can't help you here, also thinking of it :D Love the results from the D3s, only the huge size of the body kept me away, at least until now.

Jürgen
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 11-02-2017
Replies: 12
Views: 6,860
Posted By mod2001
Have to disagrree :-) I print from time time some...

Have to disagrree :-) I print from time time some photos also analog, and the grain of the wet print is much closer to the Epson scans/prints than with the Plustek which somehow amplifies the grain....
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 11-02-2017
Replies: 12
Views: 6,860
Posted By mod2001
Slightly, but also depending on the film and the...

Slightly, but also depending on the film and the look you're after. I use my Plustek normally for films like FP4 or Ektar and only if I want to print them bigger than A4, from 400 ISO upwards, at...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 11-02-2017
Replies: 128
Views: 13,009
Posted By mod2001
no offense, but in this small size every actual...

no offense, but in this small size every actual digital camera would look the same more or less, can't see any sense here. Of course, probably ok for social networks.

Jürgen
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-29-2017
Replies: 36
Views: 1,447
Posted By mod2001
No you don't. Up to ISO 400 you are on the safe...

No you don't. Up to ISO 400 you are on the safe side stopped down, sunny 16 rule gives you a first impression about the possible time/aperture...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 10-28-2017
Replies: 14
Views: 1,062
Posted By mod2001
Thanks, good to know, will try them soon...

Thanks, good to know, will try them soon then.

Jürgen
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 10-28-2017
Replies: 14
Views: 1,062
Posted By mod2001
Are you sure the new Epson holders include ANR...

Are you sure the new Epson holders include ANR glass, according to other sources they use polymer AN sheets, not glass like the BetterScanning ones, kept me so far from buying them for my...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 10-03-2017
Replies: 14
Views: 1,587
Posted By mod2001
damned, mixed it up with AE mode (no program) but...

damned, mixed it up with AE mode (no program) but there I was wrong too, it goes until 1/500s with 2.8. Sorry for the confusion.

106586

Jürgen
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 10-03-2017
Replies: 14
Views: 1,587
Posted By mod2001
The Contax T3 uses 2.8 in program AE mode until...

The Contax T3 uses 2.8 in program AE mode until the shortest shutter speed (1/1200) reaches it limits for a correct exposure, so the limit depends on film-ISO and light conditions, the same limits...
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 09-15-2017
Replies: 15
Views: 4,777
Posted By mod2001
Not to forget that perception of depth of field...

Not to forget that perception of depth of field also depends on viewing distance and print (display) size. Everybody with a digital camera knows this effect, the photo looks sharp on the display but...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 09-10-2017
Replies: 26
Views: 2,254
Posted By mod2001
Had the Nikkor 28 - 85mm f3.5-4.5 AF for some...

Had the Nikkor 28 - 85mm f3.5-4.5 AF for some time, until I saw the same 10cm x 15cm prints shoot by a friend with his fixed focal lengths during some holidays, using the same settings, same film...
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 09-09-2017
Replies: 2,421
Views: 354,666
Posted By mod2001
my so far most expensive purchase when it comes...

my so far most expensive purchase when it comes to photo books arrived yesterday:

Robert Adams - The Place We Live
(Second edition published by Yale University Art Gallery and Steidl).

@gns thx...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-26-2017
Replies: 5
Views: 740
Posted By mod2001
I wait for the day when they start vine tasting...

I wait for the day when they start vine tasting via JPG or YT-video :bang:

Yogi
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 08-12-2017
Replies: 29
Views: 16,591
Posted By mod2001
Thumbs up Great!!! Still don't have a 670 but quit sure i...

Great!!! Still don't have a 670 but quit sure i will get one this year :) THX.

Yogi
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 08-08-2017
Replies: 10
Views: 1,274
Posted By mod2001
Works like a charm with B/W, but he was asking...

Works like a charm with B/W, but he was asking for Fuji Pro 400H, self developing, given that he's able to do so, works this technique also with C41? Never tried.

Yogi
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 08-08-2017
Replies: 26
Views: 1,400
Posted By mod2001
Try split grade...

Try split grade printing:

http://www.lesmcleanphotography.com/articles.php?page=full&article=21

Yogi
Forum: Optics Theory - 08-02-2017
Replies: 7
Views: 1,160
Posted By mod2001
My AIS (SN 41xxxx) is absolutely fine in this...

My AIS (SN 41xxxx) is absolutely fine in this regards. I shoot a lot of architecture (means straight lines) and can't see any serious issue with barrel distortion(means I never saw it in my photos...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 07-19-2017
Replies: 20
Views: 1,126
Posted By mod2001
I put Dev, Fix and Stop into the refrigerator for...

I put Dev, Fix and Stop into the refrigerator for half an hour in Summer and develop always at 20° because i prefer in general longer processing times, less stress for me. Besides, I tested all my...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 07-14-2017
Replies: 3
Views: 797
Posted By mod2001
Hi, is this based on your experience or just...

Hi, is this based on your experience or just based on technical data from the lenses or worse experience with digital? I never experienced any focusshift on film, even with the Zeiss Sonnar 50/1.5...
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 06-29-2017
Replies: 54
Views: 3,945
Posted By mod2001
I hate the handling when shooting with...

I hate the handling when shooting with smartphones, so I solved the problem with a Contax T3 bought last year, the camera is always with me as it fits even the smallest shirt or jeans pocket, most of...
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 06-17-2017
Replies: 12
Views: 1,974
Posted By mod2001
They are still in business, at least for a full...

They are still in business, at least for a full CLA, a friend of mine got his 670 back from service in March. Maybe they don't accept any longer smaller (cheaper) repairs because the administrative...
Forum: Fuji X Series 06-12-2017
Replies: 40
Views: 2,675
Posted By mod2001
Thats exactly the point, Fuji's are always around...

Thats exactly the point, Fuji's are always around 1 stop off, so if the internal meter (as also other cameras) show ISO 100, the Fuji's shows ISO 200 for the same aperture settings. Probably a little...
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 05-19-2017
Replies: 41
Views: 3,169
Posted By mod2001
Can't agree more, HP Indigo comes not even close...

Can't agree more, HP Indigo comes not even close to Offset, and you don't have to print with Steidl to see the differences in the quality.

But as mentioned before, the proofing is the really...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 05-03-2017
Replies: 63
Views: 13,694
Posted By mod2001
Hi Tom, https://www.tritec.de/ in Germany...

Hi Tom,

https://www.tritec.de/ in Germany repairs Contax Tx's. Just ask them via Mail, they respond quite fast.

Yogi
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-05-2017
Replies: 38
Views: 1,940
Posted By mod2001
Using Fuji Superia 200 in my T3 all the time now....

Using Fuji Superia 200 in my T3 all the time now. Really like the color palette of this film and for me it works best at box speed. Quit expensive here in BCN, so I order always in Germany at...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 03-04-2017
Replies: 63
Views: 13,694
Posted By mod2001
the double teeth has to little pins for film...

the double teeth has to little pins for film transport and is indirect also a hint that the camera is a later model, you can see it...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 03-04-2017
Replies: 63
Views: 13,694
Posted By mod2001
Got a mint black Contax T3 (double teeth) incl....

Got a mint black Contax T3 (double teeth) incl. filterset and 2 cases for 900€ from Germany a few weeks ago. Was also looking for alternatives but there are simply none, T2, Fuji Klasse and others...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 01-03-2017
Replies: 16
Views: 2,770
Posted By mod2001
Sad to hear. I rediscovered him a few month ago...

Sad to hear. I rediscovered him a few month ago and currently finished one of his books. He's voice and the way to explain even complex topics is unreached. For anybody who don't know him, check YT,...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 11-10-2016
Replies: 21
Views: 3,722
Posted By mod2001
gives you only around 5 MP with 50mm, the TO...

gives you only around 5 MP with 50mm, the TO needs more.

Yogi
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 10-20-2016
Replies: 14
Views: 1,976
Posted By mod2001
Have you tried ISO640 -1EV for a comparison? As...

Have you tried ISO640 -1EV for a comparison? As far as I can remember from the original thread in the LUF-forum you get better results than pushing 3 stops in LR. Easy said, use the M8 with the ISO...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-13-2016
Replies: 54
Views: 2,894
Posted By mod2001
I tried it several times too, simply not working....

I tried it several times too, simply not working. Small reasons? Many. Much too clean files (same reason I don't like T-max), cameras with thousand buttons, their prices (at least the new ones I...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 10-13-2016
Replies: 46
Views: 4,153
Posted By mod2001
Then you know for sure the reason too, thats a...

Then you know for sure the reason too, thats a different story than taping logos or brand names, still can't see there any reason to do so except the one I wrote before or that amateurs want to look...
Forum: Simon Says -- SimonSawSunlight Photo Technique 10-13-2016
Replies: 9
Views: 2,335
Posted By mod2001
Probably the most dreamed men's dream without...

Probably the most dreamed men's dream without women included :)

Yogi
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-13-2016
Replies: 21
Views: 1,867
Posted By mod2001
Was my experience too, did this quit often...

Was my experience too, did this quit often intuitiv without asking me why. Now I know.



Fully agree, there's a special kind of satisfaction if you nail it with the 50, really difficult to...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 10-13-2016
Replies: 46
Views: 4,153
Posted By mod2001
2 month ago a guy sold a Fuji X100T in the German...

2 month ago a guy sold a Fuji X100T in the German DSLR forum, modified with a red Leica logo :bang: he got so many **** storm PN's that he finally deleted the photo in the advertisement :D Taped...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-13-2016
Replies: 21
Views: 1,867
Posted By mod2001
My one lens one camera one film year is...

My one lens one camera one film year is (theoretically) over since 2 says, I only used a Nikon F3, non HP because the magnification (0.8) is a little bit higher than the HP finder (0.75) and a...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 10-12-2016
Replies: 12
Views: 1,280
Posted By mod2001
Well, can't argue with that. Is probably one of...

Well, can't argue with that. Is probably one of the cases where I would see it too.

Yogi
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 10-12-2016
Replies: 12
Views: 1,280
Posted By mod2001
wow, I doubt I would realize this small back...

wow, I doubt I would realize this small back focus in the real world. Anyhow, you should fix it, just alone to get rid of this 'bad feeling' that the focus is maybe not correct. One of the reasons I...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 10-12-2016
Replies: 12
Views: 1,280
Posted By mod2001
One question, how do you notice a 3cm back focus...

One question, how do you notice a 3cm back focus at this distance? Even with f1.4 and a 50mm lens you have a depth of field of over 7cm @1,5m and over 13cm @2m? Did you test it with a ruler or...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 09-28-2016
Replies: 9
Views: 1,217
Posted By mod2001
It not directly depeding on the scanner, more the...

It not directly depeding on the scanner, more the software and its profiles you use for scanning in case you don't work with RAW or untouched TiFF for later corrections in post.

I work since years...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-20-2016
Replies: 18
Views: 1,491
Posted By mod2001
My approach too since a few month (in preparation...

My approach too since a few month (in preparation of buying an M2), death proof. But with 320 sunny days in the year I normally overexpose by 1 stop and reduce the developing time 20-30%. to handle...
Forum: Fuji Digital General Discussion 09-20-2016
Replies: 148
Views: 16,615
Posted By mod2001
Same here, public transport is so cheap and fast,...

Same here, public transport is so cheap and fast, no need for a car, spend all my money in cameras, travel and vinyl. But still afraid to buy a camera >2 or 3k because of a.m. reasons. I envy all who...
Forum: Fuji Digital General Discussion 09-20-2016
Replies: 148
Views: 16,615
Posted By mod2001
Don't think you have to be rich per definition,...

Don't think you have to be rich per definition, many people buy a car for this amount, others household stuff or whatever and and some just cameras instead. Simply setting the right priority. But...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 09-20-2016
Replies: 65
Views: 7,615
Posted By mod2001
sad to here, but for sure no individual case,...

sad to here, but for sure no individual case, even guys in Germany have to wait sometimes months to get their camera back. I was also tempted by the M8 as comeback to the RF world, but finally...
Forum: Fuji Digital General Discussion 09-20-2016
Replies: 148
Views: 16,615
Posted By mod2001
I'm chilled :-) It's just that I don't understand...

I'm chilled :-) It's just that I don't understand why they don't use the opportunities in the first place, neither per hardware (lenses) nor per software. But as I said, I hope that Fuji is a little...
Forum: Fuji Digital General Discussion 09-20-2016
Replies: 148
Views: 16,615
Posted By mod2001
Sure, focus stacking can help sometimes, but as...

Sure, focus stacking can help sometimes, but as you said, you're running into problems in the moment where you have moving subjects in the photo, besides, I prefer to get my result in 1 shot and not...
Forum: Fuji Digital General Discussion 09-20-2016
Replies: 148
Views: 16,615
Posted By mod2001
Did I miss here something, since when is tilt...

Did I miss here something, since when is tilt possible afterwards in post processing? I'm not taking about this boring miniature look, I'm talking about increasing the depth of field. And even in...
Forum: Fuji Digital General Discussion 09-20-2016
Replies: 148
Views: 16,615
Posted By mod2001
Sorry Stephen, was written before my first coffee...

Sorry Stephen, was written before my first coffee in the morning and probably a not appropriate reaction. So lets hope Fuji has success with their (APSC :D)MF cameras and don't forget the landscape...
Forum: Fuji Digital General Discussion 09-19-2016
Replies: 148
Views: 16,615
Posted By mod2001
and again no Tilt/Shift in the lens lineup. Same...

and again no Tilt/Shift in the lens lineup. Same crap like Pentax. :bang: Really don't understand this as these kind of cameras are virtually predestined for landscape and architecture...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 09-13-2016
Replies: 65
Views: 7,615
Posted By mod2001
In silent environment for sure, but with a little...

In silent environment for sure, but with a little noise around nobody will hear it in 3m or more distance. The shutter sound is the smallest problem in stealth mode, dito the size of the camera as...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 09-11-2016
Replies: 65
Views: 7,615
Posted By mod2001
Imho not really necessary with low ISO, anyway,...

Imho not really necessary with low ISO, anyway, works also great with ISO set to 640.

Here's the link to the above mentioned thread in the...
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 09-08-2016
Replies: 21
Views: 4,351
Posted By mod2001
They use film ;):cool: Yogi

They use film ;):cool:

Yogi
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-01-2016
Replies: 11
Views: 1,158
Posted By mod2001
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Exposure_value Quit...

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Exposure_value

Quit handy with the Hasselblads, there you can set the EV and then change corresponding shutter/aperture settings with one touch.

Yogi
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-29-2016
Replies: 46
Views: 3,654
Posted By mod2001
An incident meter, a few weeks and some notes to...

An incident meter, a few weeks and some notes to switch from meter to meter less, much easier than many think, and in fast changing light conditions, simply switch fast to the correct settings. My...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-28-2016
Replies: 46
Views: 3,654
Posted By mod2001
without capturing the thread, thinking of getting...

without capturing the thread, thinking of getting an M2 myself, I shoot since years without light meter and normally adjust the times quite often, how easy is it with the small speed dial on the M2,...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 08-20-2016
Replies: 111
Views: 11,938
Posted By mod2001
easy, Summilux 35 pre-asph with infinity...

easy, Summilux 35 pre-asph with infinity lock...sooner or later I hope to get one.

Yogi
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 08-04-2016
Replies: 10
Views: 1,778
Posted By mod2001
Do you have an example? Can't see that Vuescan...

Do you have an example? Can't see that Vuescan changes anything with this settings, neither in RAW nor in TIF.

Yogi
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 08-04-2016
Replies: 10
Views: 1,778
Posted By mod2001
Of course you can!!!...

Of course you can!!!

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/showpost.php?p=1660995&postcount=3

For color I use Vuescan and Colorperfect, Silverfast comes not even close whatever settings you use....
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 08-04-2016
Replies: 6
Views: 1,684
Posted By mod2001
Hi Lasse, check Christophers advice. Works...

Hi Lasse,

check Christophers advice. Works perfectly if you have LR, PS or another good Photo-editing SW in place. If you get still blown highlights check your negatives, probably they are too...
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