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Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 01-23-2020
Replies: 28
Views: 804
Posted By zeitoun
You may want to have a look at the work of...

You may want to have a look at the work of Souheil Michael Khoury.


Link to his FB page: https://www.facebook.com/SMKDancePhotography


Paul
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 08-10-2019
Replies: 59
Views: 2,683
Posted By zeitoun
Lynn, That picture is outstanding. As a...

Lynn,


That picture is outstanding. As a long-time fan (and user) of the Rollei 35S, I am particularly impressed. Great!


Paul
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 07-12-2019
Replies: 51
Views: 2,218
Posted By zeitoun
Thank you charjohncarter and RoccCity Paul

Thank you charjohncarter and RoccCity


Paul
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 07-12-2019
Replies: 51
Views: 2,218
Posted By zeitoun
Has anybody identified the two MF bodies he uses...

Has anybody identified the two MF bodies he uses throughout the documentary?
A Mamiya and ???



Paul
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 05-07-2019
Replies: 73
Views: 5,718
Posted By zeitoun
I have dealt with Alan once for a repair on my...

I have dealt with Alan once for a repair on my CL. Incredibly nice experience. Super fast turnaround time, with near real-time email contact to let me know of the progress being made. Experiences...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 01-29-2019
Replies: 9
Views: 676
Posted By zeitoun
I can heartily recommend René Genest of Service...

I can heartily recommend René Genest of Service Camera pro here in Quebec City for all mechanical film cameras, Leica, Hasselblad and Rollei in particular. He has been servicing my cameras for years,...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 10-05-2018
Replies: 73
Views: 5,718
Posted By zeitoun
Alan took care of my CL which was sent to him...

Alan took care of my CL which was sent to him from Quebec. He kept in touch with me by email, practically in real time, informing me of his progress as he went along. It was amazing. The problem was...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 07-24-2018
Replies: 41
Views: 2,116
Posted By zeitoun
Dear Deardorff38, Thanks! I'll check them...

Dear Deardorff38,

Thanks! I'll check them out.

Paul
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 07-24-2018
Replies: 41
Views: 2,116
Posted By zeitoun
Hi, I would be greatly interested in testing...

Hi,

I would be greatly interested in testing this paper. Does anybody know of a source in Canada?

Thanks in advance,

Paul
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 07-17-2018
Replies: 13
Views: 1,108
Posted By zeitoun
Makes me wish I was in Barcelona! One of the...

Makes me wish I was in Barcelona!

One of the (very) great(est)!

Paul
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 04-17-2018
Replies: 3
Views: 602
Posted By zeitoun
I would highly recommend René Genest at Service...

I would highly recommend René Genest at Service Camera Pro in Québec City. His smile goes from ear to ear when he sees a mechanical camera. He has done work for me on multiple occasions. In addition...
Forum: Scale Focus 35's 03-25-2018
Replies: 40
Views: 2,526
Posted By zeitoun
OTOH, last year, my Rollei 35S, which was dented...

OTOH, last year, my Rollei 35S, which was dented when I got it in '78, took a 6 feet flight and hard landing on a concrete surface, only to come out without a scratch! (It took me a week to have the...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 10-28-2017
Replies: 14
Views: 1,079
Posted By zeitoun
Does anyboy know (ruby.monkey?) if the Epson film...

Does anyboy know (ruby.monkey?) if the Epson film holders for the V800-850 will work on an Epson V550? It would be great!
Thanks,
Paul
Forum: Travel 10-08-2017
Replies: 11
Views: 1,401
Posted By zeitoun
Not really a suggestion of places to shoot, but...

Not really a suggestion of places to shoot, but don't miss visiting "La Chambre Claire", a wonderful photography bookshop on rue St-Sulpice. It is well worth spending a good moment there.

Paul
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE - Film 09-07-2017
Replies: 23
Views: 2,041
Posted By zeitoun
I would very seriously consider Alan Starkie. I...

I would very seriously consider Alan Starkie. I have had an incredibly good experience with him and my CL, both on personal and technical levels.
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 01-01-2015
Replies: 2
Views: 1,031
Posted By zeitoun
Another Paris bookshop devoted to photo...

Another Paris bookshop devoted to photo books:

La Chambre Claire

Coordinates:

email : [email protected]
tel : 01 46 34 04 31
fax : 01 43 29 89 22
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-01-2014
Replies: 292
Views: 16,183
Posted By zeitoun
I'll probably go against the current. Rollei 35S...

I'll probably go against the current.

Rollei 35S (has been with me for over 30 years..., in my pocket most of the time)
Followed, sometimes closely, by my M2
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 06-16-2014
Replies: 8
Views: 1,318
Posted By zeitoun
Thanks a lot, Mr. Fibble! Would you know where...

Thanks a lot, Mr. Fibble! Would you know where they can be obtained from?

Paul
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 06-16-2014
Replies: 8
Views: 1,318
Posted By zeitoun
Filter size for Summar?

Hi,

Does anybody know the filter size for a 1932 Summar?

Thanks in advance,

Paul
Forum: Scale Focus 35's 06-10-2014
Replies: 10
Views: 2,875
Posted By zeitoun
Another option which will most probably be...

Another option which will most probably be cheaper (though I have no idea about shipping costs) would be to contact René Genest of Service Camera Pro in Québec City. He is a real Rollei expert and a...
Forum: RFF News 04-22-2014
Replies: 3
Views: 1,268
Posted By zeitoun
Thanks, Godfrey. An additional incentive to...

Thanks, Godfrey. An additional incentive to "bring back my CL to life". As I said in my orignal message, I really appreciate the CL and in many ways, if I could focus close to as easily as my M2, I...
Forum: RFF News 04-22-2014
Replies: 3
Views: 1,268
Posted By zeitoun
How contrasty should the focussing patch on CL be?

I have a Leica CL whose form factor (especially when coupled to a Luigi half-case) I love dearly. However, I find myself using it sparingly especially when it competes with my (lwell-loved) M2. The...
Forum: RFF Polls 03-08-2014
Replies: 124
Views: 31,274
Posted By zeitoun
Strangely reminiscent of how one would use a...

Strangely reminiscent of how one would use a Rollei 35S!
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 07-30-2013
Replies: 1
Views: 1,003
Posted By zeitoun
DDX dilution

I have been developping my Tri-X, exposed usually at 800 ASA but sometimes at 1600 or 3200 ASA, in Ilford DDX diluted 1:4 for quite a while. I have been happy with this combination. I have however...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 06-24-2013
Replies: 17
Views: 1,726
Posted By zeitoun
A whole lot of fun!

A whole lot of fun!
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 06-22-2013
Replies: 2
Views: 592
Posted By zeitoun
LTM to M adapter

Thank you, Dez!:)

Paul
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 06-22-2013
Replies: 2
Views: 592
Posted By zeitoun
LTM to M adapter

I am looking to get an adapter to allow me to use my Elmar 3.5 and Summar 2.0 (LTM versions from 1932 and 1934, respectively) on my M2. As I got quite confused as to which to chose on the CameraQuest...
Forum: Fixed Lens 35mm RF 12-23-2012
Replies: 53
Views: 7,695
Posted By zeitoun
Isn't the X200 an X-E1 with the X100 hybrid...

Isn't the X200 an X-E1 with the X100 hybrid viewfinder?

But then the X-Pro1 would have to be moved upscale, isn't it?

Paul
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-26-2012
Replies: 27
Views: 6,878
Posted By zeitoun
Obviously, Tom Abrahamsson in Vancouver. I...

Obviously, Tom Abrahamsson in Vancouver.

I cannot conceive of using my M2 (or my Rollei 35S -mini-soft release) without it. It is quite simply a game changer for me.

Paul
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 11-07-2011
Replies: 10
Views: 3,316
Posted By zeitoun
I hope that it is not too late. Here is an...

I hope that it is not too late. Here is an address given to me by a belgian friend:

Campion Photo - Second hand shop
15, Rue St-Boniface 1050 Ixelles (Bruxelles)
Belgique

Hope that helps.

Paul
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE - Film 03-28-2011
Replies: 2
Views: 1,938
Posted By zeitoun
I too have a Tom A softie on my CL (as well as on...

I too have a Tom A softie on my CL (as well as on my M2). On the CL, I have a mini softie. I would not go without them.

and Tom A is a GREAT guy to deal with!.

ATB

Paul
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 01-21-2010
Replies: 10
Views: 2,928
Posted By zeitoun
I did call CRR Luton this morning using the...

I did call CRR Luton this morning using the number supplied by Nobbylon (thanks!). I got through fine, and was redirected to Peter with whom I had a very nice chat. He listened patiently to me and...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 01-20-2010
Replies: 10
Views: 2,928
Posted By zeitoun
Thanks Peter for pointing this out as I had not...

Thanks Peter for pointing this out as I had not seen this notice (Ihad immediately jumped to the CL page)

Paul
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 01-20-2010
Replies: 10
Views: 2,928
Posted By zeitoun
Thanks Nobbylon. I'll try again in the morning. ...

Thanks Nobbylon. I'll try again in the morning.

Paul
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 01-20-2010
Replies: 10
Views: 2,928
Posted By zeitoun
CRR Luton

I have been trying to get in touch with CRR Luton with no success. I can't seem to be able to send emails or faxes or get in touch by phone using the addresses and numbers I picked up from their...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 10-20-2009
Replies: 21
Views: 5,404
Posted By zeitoun
Smile War time summitar

Dear Kully,

My sentiments exactly. I do not want to pay extra just because the lens came out during those fateful years. That is why I was wondering why this is even mentioned by the sellers,...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 10-20-2009
Replies: 21
Views: 5,404
Posted By zeitoun
War time summitar

I have been looking around for a summitar for my Leica II (1932). I have stumbled across several that were described as "war time". I have no idea whether those are any different from pre-war...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 10-19-2009
Replies: 2
Views: 740
Posted By zeitoun
Thank you, Francisco; that makes sense. Too bad!...

Thank you, Francisco; that makes sense. Too bad! I will now have to find LTM lenses to complement my Elmar 3.5!

Thanks again,

Paul
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 10-18-2009
Replies: 2
Views: 740
Posted By zeitoun
Strange (?) question? M to LTM adapters?

I do not seem to be able to figure out if there is a way to mount a collapsible summicron on a Leica II. I know this goes against the current practice (use LTM lenses on M bodies), but, in my case,...
Forum: Scale Focus 35's 02-28-2009
Replies: 2
Views: 2,076
Posted By zeitoun
Thanks Jim. I was not aware of that site. Seems...

Thanks Jim. I was not aware of that site. Seems to have much of interest. I will definitely check it out in detail.

Thanks again

Paul
Forum: Scale Focus 35's 02-25-2009
Replies: 2
Views: 2,076
Posted By zeitoun
Collapsible lens hood for Rollei 35S

I was wondering if anybody knew a source for the rubber collapsible lens hoods for a Rollei 35S? Though mine is fine, I would like to stock up on these are they are becoming more and more difficult...
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE - Film 01-26-2009
Replies: 0
Views: 1,264
Posted By zeitoun
When to "fix" focusing mirror on a CL

I was wondering if anybody could suggest an easy test to determine if the mirror on my CL could use replacing or resilvering. The patch is still clearly visible and the focussing accurate. However,...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-28-2008
Replies: 17
Views: 1,642
Posted By zeitoun
Wish I did! It is a matter of dodging and...

Wish I did! It is a matter of dodging and burning, I am sure though.

Anybody has more specfic information?

Paul
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-28-2008
Replies: 17
Views: 1,642
Posted By zeitoun
Salgado is still, will always be (?), Salgado! 6...

Salgado is still, will always be (?), Salgado!
6 and 13 definitely caught my attention. 13: a hint at HCB in India?
In particular, the skills involved in getting the prints (as Salgado does not do...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-28-2008
Replies: 68
Views: 5,075
Posted By zeitoun
Rollei 35S. Not a Leica but less conspicuous,...

Rollei 35S.
Not a Leica but less conspicuous, more silent, and if preadjusted at hyperfocal distances, quick and goes quite unnoticed. Plus small enough that you can carry it with you most, if not...
Forum: Scale Focus 35's 08-27-2008
Replies: 26
Views: 7,247
Posted By zeitoun
I believe you can get the lens mounted so that...

I believe you can get the lens mounted so that the scale appears either in feet or meters. A qualified technician should be able to do that easily for you. As mentioned above, this type of camera is...
Forum: Scale Focus 35's 08-26-2008
Replies: 26
Views: 7,247
Posted By zeitoun
It is a love-it or hate-it camera. I happen to...

It is a love-it or hate-it camera. I happen to love it. It forces you to go to the basics of the basics of image taking. Previsualizing not only speed and aperture but also distance. I happen not to...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 08-13-2008
Replies: 14
Views: 1,271
Posted By zeitoun
I'll enthusiastically second that. I recently...

I'll enthusiastically second that. I recently sent Youxin my "new" Leica II. Youxin worked on it the night he received it. It came back smooth as silk, with a new rangefinder prism which makes it a...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-19-2008
Replies: 130
Views: 10,886
Posted By zeitoun
If it is the red dot that makes you take such...

If it is the red dot that makes you take such great pictures, I could learn ot like it! Otherwise, no, I do no like it though it is not a matter of "scaring" people. I just think it is not necessary...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 01-09-2008
Replies: 5
Views: 995
Posted By zeitoun
Thanks Bill. I emailed him and I am waiting for...

Thanks Bill. I emailed him and I am waiting for his response. Thanks again. Paul
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 01-09-2008
Replies: 5
Views: 995
Posted By zeitoun
Hi, I recently received a 1932 Leica II, a thing...

Hi,
I recently received a 1932 Leica II, a thing of beauty and much pleasure! However, I believe the rangefinder prism or mirror need some TLC and from what I hear (read) from you (and others),...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 12-29-2007
Replies: 6
Views: 2,571
Posted By zeitoun
Thanks Bill. It was actually quite easy once...

Thanks Bill.

It was actually quite easy once you told me what to do.

Now I just have to attempt to load a real film and test the camera (or rather myself).

I have to admit that I was quite...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 12-29-2007
Replies: 6
Views: 2,571
Posted By zeitoun
Removing lens on Leica II

I just received my "brand new" Leica II that dates back to 1932. It is quite something, and I am really excited about starting tu use it. I even managed, after a bit of trial and error to load a...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 12-15-2007
Replies: 14
Views: 1,180
Posted By zeitoun
Well, I took the plunge and ordered my "new"...

Well, I took the plunge and ordered my "new" Leica II. As usual with an ebay purchase, there is the "anxiety" of waiting to see what one has really ordered!
Thanks a lot to you all for the input. It...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 12-06-2007
Replies: 14
Views: 1,180
Posted By zeitoun
Thank you all. The info you provided was quite...

Thank you all. The info you provided was quite helpful. I was worried about the II's rf, and you answered that. The fact is that I am looking at what seems to be a nice II, black and all nickel...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 12-06-2007
Replies: 14
Views: 1,180
Posted By zeitoun
Thanks, Xayraa33(!). I was aware of the lack of...

Thanks, Xayraa33(!). I was aware of the lack of strap lugs, but loved the "historical" place of the II in the Leica mystique. I'll keep on ruminating!
Paul
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 12-06-2007
Replies: 14
Views: 1,180
Posted By zeitoun
Considering "new" Leica II (or III?)

I am considering a 1932 Leica II but I was wondering whether I should rather look for a III for its 1.5X rangefinder. Any one has any direct experience with these two models? Is the II rangefinder...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 10-15-2007
Replies: 17
Views: 1,755
Posted By zeitoun
Thanks John. Paul

Thanks John.
Paul
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 10-15-2007
Replies: 17
Views: 1,755
Posted By zeitoun
John, Your response indicates that you had the...

John,
Your response indicates that you had the original collar re-installed. How or where was that done?
Thanks
Paul
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 10-15-2007
Replies: 17
Views: 1,755
Posted By zeitoun
"Cupped" shutter release button on Leica III

Hi,
I have been looking at a Leica III which has a strange (to me) cup around the shutter release button (see picture). Does anybody have any information about this. Is it a "home-made" alteration or...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 10-06-2007
Replies: 3
Views: 969
Posted By zeitoun
I would suggest contacting René Genest of Service...

I would suggest contacting René Genest of Service Camera Pro in Québec (418 527-0880). He has worked on my M3 and on my Rollei 35S on multiple occasions and loves fixing up those cameras. He will...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 10-05-2007
Replies: 14
Views: 881
Posted By zeitoun
Thank you all for your prompt replies and all the...

Thank you all for your prompt replies and all the info you provided. I got the answers I was looking for, I think!
This was my first post ever, and it turned out to be quite a pleasurable...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 10-05-2007
Replies: 14
Views: 881
Posted By zeitoun
Thanks Tim. The pictures do show the differences...

Thanks Tim. The pictures do show the differences quite well. I am quite sure now that the lens I am considering is nickel plated, while the rest of the body is chrome plated.

Paul
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 10-05-2007
Replies: 14
Views: 881
Posted By zeitoun
tim, The lens on the camera I am looking at does...

tim,

The lens on the camera I am looking at does have a yellowish tint on the pictures. Coupled to the lack of serial number, it seems you are right, that the lens is older than the body, somebody...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 10-05-2007
Replies: 14
Views: 881
Posted By zeitoun
L39UK OOPS, my apologies. I made a typo when I...

L39UK

OOPS, my apologies. I made a typo when I typed the serial number which really is 312514. Yes, I believe it must be a leica Standard. It is definitely a model without rangefinder. I believe the...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 10-05-2007
Replies: 14
Views: 881
Posted By zeitoun
Tim or Bob, How does one distinguish nickel from...

Tim or Bob,

How does one distinguish nickel from chrome plating?

Paul
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 10-05-2007
Replies: 14
Views: 881
Posted By zeitoun
William, The serial number is 313514. Acoording...

William,
The serial number is 313514. Acoording to the Cameraquest list, it is a Leica I that indeed dates to 1939 (a batch of 300 were made). However, the real puzzle I have is the lack of serial...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 10-05-2007
Replies: 14
Views: 881
Posted By zeitoun
Lack of serial number on LTM Elmar

I am considering purchasing a 1939 Leica I (as evidenced from its serial number) with a 5cm, f:3.5 Elmar lens. To my surprise, the vendor told me he could not find any serial number on the lens. This...
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