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Forum: Photography General Interest 11-01-2018
Replies: 166
Views: 4,690
Posted By uhoh7
I'm pissed!! Double??? TYG Yahoo is out. The...

I'm pissed!! Double???

TYG Yahoo is out. The nagging to join was the worst thing about it.

But I prefer flickr to all the others still.

I think alot of people are using google.

Flickr is nice...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 10-30-2018
Replies: 122
Views: 19,634
Posted By uhoh7
Note toy in girls...

Note toy in girls hands.....

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7362/11124827095_6d2c37177e_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/hX4DvH)
Canon LTM 50/1.2 c (https://flic.kr/p/hX4DvH) by unoh7...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 09-30-2018
Replies: 122
Views: 19,634
Posted By uhoh7
I'm out of the loop, did we like the 40/1.2...

I'm out of the loop, did we like the 40/1.2 better than 35/1.2....

why or why not?

To me the attractive thing is the weight. And it looks a lot...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 09-28-2018
Replies: 85
Views: 4,303
Posted By uhoh7
It would be a good deal........but every M lens...

It would be a good deal........but every M lens profile is stripped out.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-04-2017
Replies: 92
Views: 5,573
Posted By uhoh7
Nikon needs to get of it's butt and make a small...

Nikon needs to get of it's butt and make a small FF body like A7 but better. But they are to busy panicking.
Forum: Sony Alpha / NEX News / General Discussion 04-29-2017
Replies: 6
Views: 2,484
Posted By uhoh7
the r2 is down to 2.2k for new international...

the r2 is down to 2.2k for new international version. It's far superior to all the others including the A9, really, for image output. Better for video. Internal 4k. Great high ISO. 42MP, yikes.

But...
Forum: Sony Alpha / NEX News / General Discussion 04-29-2017
Replies: 23
Views: 3,403
Posted By uhoh7
Not likely. But I like: battery EVF and LCD...

Not likely.

But I like:
battery
EVF and LCD sharper
More versatile and very fast silent shutter.
Fast card.
Menus and joystick

It will have the same thick filter stack as the others, albeit with...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 04-26-2017
Replies: 27
Views: 2,070
Posted By uhoh7
These are as different as two 50/1.4s can be....

These are as different as two 50/1.4s can be.

If money is an issue, forget them both and just use CV 50/1.5 in M mount, which plenty of people like better than either Leica.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 04-09-2017
Replies: 65
Views: 5,728
Posted By uhoh7
I see a nice 24 Lux went for 3k on Ebay,...

I see a nice 24 Lux went for 3k on Ebay, recently.

The M9 wold love such a lens. :)

Of course that money + value of M9 = M10.

But then you need a decent 24....... LOL

24 is pretty nice FL. I wish...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 03-23-2017
Replies: 247
Views: 19,718
Posted By uhoh7
yup. M240s will go down more...... that's a bad...

yup. M240s will go down more......

that's a bad thing?
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 03-12-2017
Replies: 132
Views: 10,006
Posted By uhoh7
How would you know? Because of a website and how...

How would you know? Because of a website and how they respond to email?

If you are a small operation in development, those may not be high priorities. If a camera appears, there will be plenty of...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 03-03-2017
Replies: 247
Views: 19,718
Posted By uhoh7
What this really means is many will longer have...

What this really means is many will longer have to settle for a crop sensor, AF, faux-rangefinder with very limited lens options.

They can see what the real thing is like :)

At every level the...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 03-02-2017
Replies: 247
Views: 19,718
Posted By uhoh7
It all sounds like very good news to me. :) M240...

It all sounds like very good news to me. :)

M240 for USD 2500, finally almost a reasonable price.
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 02-23-2017
Replies: 343
Views: 119,602
Posted By uhoh7
https://c1.staticflickr.com/1/637/32412896700_2579...

https://c1.staticflickr.com/1/637/32412896700_2579c3c689_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/RodyWy)
L1057052 (https://flic.kr/p/RodyWy) by unoh7 (https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/), on Flickr

I...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-23-2017
Replies: 361
Views: 116,921
Posted By uhoh7
Biogon the other day at F/2 on the...

Biogon the other day at F/2 on the M9:
https://c1.staticflickr.com/1/285/32808543476_1832831a2f_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/RZbmWG)
Clove (https://flic.kr/p/RZbmWG) by unoh7...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 02-19-2017
Replies: 91
Views: 9,407
Posted By uhoh7
SL and M10 have totally different CFA, I would...

SL and M10 have totally different CFA, I would expect the colors are pretty different no?

To OP: while I like the M10 alot, I do watch the images as they come out on flickr from real users. The vast...
Forum: Nikon Historical Society 02-19-2017
Replies: 152
Views: 13,549
Posted By uhoh7
TY for that. Sony cancelled A7 program twice...

TY for that.

Sony cancelled A7 program twice before launch, and has been on the brink for years now. Nikon situation is worth discussion, but the press and the thread title here seem to imply...
Forum: Nikon Historical Society 02-15-2017
Replies: 152
Views: 13,549
Posted By uhoh7
Basically all you need is the L mount, something...

Basically all you need is the L mount, something very similar, without the Sony problems of narrowness.

Once you make the mount, you can design any number of bodies for it.

Perhaps that cannot...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 02-15-2017
Replies: 132
Views: 10,006
Posted By uhoh7
You think Leica has ever invented anything to do...

You think Leica has ever invented anything to do with their sensors? I would love to hear what it is, seriously.

"We had originally planned to begin pre-order end of 2016 with the first deliveries...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 02-14-2017
Replies: 132
Views: 10,006
Posted By uhoh7
Can you quote some of their promises, which have...

Can you quote some of their promises, which have you so disappointed? You wonder why people have negative impressions of photographers, read this thread. Rude, ignorant and demanding. I guess that's...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 02-13-2017
Replies: 132
Views: 10,006
Posted By uhoh7
How much does that M shooting A7 eat? :D 6600...

How much does that M shooting A7 eat? :D

6600 leaves plenty of room for a nice small M body. Splash of M10 does not hurt one bit. :)
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 02-13-2017
Replies: 39
Views: 7,509
Posted By uhoh7
Outstanding, Roland. :) I really would like to...

Outstanding, Roland. :)

I really would like to see how the M10 handles this lens. It's meant to be noticeably better with other older wides.
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 02-13-2017
Replies: 139
Views: 11,772
Posted By uhoh7
Film will be ultra niche from here on out. Sure...

Film will be ultra niche from here on out. Sure it may support a few products and some new twists.

I imagine what is more interesting to anyone at cosina with their eyes open is the reception of...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 02-13-2017
Replies: 18
Views: 1,623
Posted By uhoh7
What would be interesting is to see some examples...

What would be interesting is to see some examples from M8 and M9 to illustrate the issue. :)
Forum: Nikon Historical Society 02-13-2017
Replies: 152
Views: 13,549
Posted By uhoh7
Interesting, and that's the same reason Fuji...

Interesting, and that's the same reason Fuji won't make a FF. ;)

You have to wonder how they can miss the obvious, though, which is the direction and opportunities in their real market.

Sony has...
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 02-12-2017
Replies: 24
Views: 3,801
Posted By uhoh7
ZM 21/4.5 Fans please have a look...

ZM 21/4.5 Fans please have a look here:
https://c1.staticflickr.com/3/2304/32492342360_ac254041a1_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/RveKnj)
Testshot (https://flic.kr/p/RveKnj) by Charlie Webster...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 02-12-2017
Replies: 17
Views: 10,907
Posted By uhoh7
https://c1.staticflickr.com/1/285/32808543476_1832...

https://c1.staticflickr.com/1/285/32808543476_1832831a2f_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/RZbmWG)
Clove (https://flic.kr/p/RZbmWG) by unoh7 (https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/), ZM 35/2 WO M9
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-09-2017
Replies: 7,463
Views: 3,800,164
Posted By uhoh7
https://c1.staticflickr.com/1/746/31551234624_5ee9...

https://c1.staticflickr.com/1/746/31551234624_5ee964d58e_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/Q55jPS)
DSC09777 (https://flic.kr/p/Q55jPS) by unoh7 (https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/), on Flickr
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-09-2017
Replies: 26
Views: 1,650
Posted By uhoh7
https://c1.staticflickr.com/1/647/32656737342_c476...

https://c1.staticflickr.com/1/647/32656737342_c47637d3ca_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/RKLjgy)
DSC09867 (https://flic.kr/p/RKLjgy) by unoh7 (https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/), 75 Lux

OK it's...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 02-07-2017
Replies: 1,846
Views: 294,240
Posted By uhoh7
https://c1.staticflickr.com/1/618/32260093450_5bd1...

https://c1.staticflickr.com/1/618/32260093450_5bd18ce7d7_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/R9HpRL)
L1056811 (https://flic.kr/p/R9HpRL) by unoh7 (https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/), M9 TE 90
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 02-06-2017
Replies: 196
Views: 54,053
Posted By uhoh7
I have ZM 18 and 35/2. Both have been used alot....

I have ZM 18 and 35/2. Both have been used alot. So far so good. If they go I won't be sending them to Zeiss, as DAG and others are cheaper and have fast turn arounds for these simple issues.
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 02-06-2017
Replies: 196
Views: 54,053
Posted By uhoh7
I had both the 21 SEM and 28 get loose and...

I had both the 21 SEM and 28 get loose and require a trip to DAG. It's not uncommon for internal screws to get loose on hard use.

He told me: lens should travel without weight on top. I should mount...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-05-2017
Replies: 178
Views: 44,295
Posted By uhoh7
https://c1.staticflickr.com/1/773/31780621324_e35b...

https://c1.staticflickr.com/1/773/31780621324_e35b9d0106_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/QqkZuY)
DSC06958 (https://flic.kr/p/QqkZuY) by unoh7 (https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/), on Flickr
When I...
Forum: Nikon RF 02-05-2017
Replies: 442
Views: 167,940
Posted By uhoh7
the bad ass sonnar...

the bad ass sonnar ;)

https://c1.staticflickr.com/6/5490/30466074396_ab93aa3be7_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/NqbAuL)
Last Yellow (https://flic.kr/p/NqbAuL) by unoh7...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 02-05-2017
Replies: 493
Views: 173,504
Posted By uhoh7
https://c1.staticflickr.com/6/5816/23313009263_852...

https://c1.staticflickr.com/6/5816/23313009263_852f87578a_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/Bw6grz)
Two Cats (https://flic.kr/p/Bw6grz) by unoh7 (https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/), on...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 02-04-2017
Replies: 38
Views: 3,961
Posted By uhoh7
What do we mean by...

What do we mean by cheap?

https://c1.staticflickr.com/6/5305/5608270230_6b069e978a_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/9xzRmj)
broadway clouds (https://flic.kr/p/9xzRmj) by unoh7...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-03-2017
Replies: 27
Views: 1,662
Posted By uhoh7
There are and have been several FF cameras which...

There are and have been several FF cameras which can shoot at exceptionally high ISOs: Nikon D5, Canon 1DX mk and Sony A7s and A7sii.

None of the normal FF cameras D810, any flavor Canon 5D, Leica...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 02-01-2017
Replies: 629
Views: 48,691
Posted By uhoh7
You need another camera? Or just to avoid the...

You need another camera?

Or just to avoid the new thingy you going to buy one?

Well I guess I'm thinking the same. SL is certainly a nice camera.
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-01-2017
Replies: 27
Views: 1,662
Posted By uhoh7
I'd love to have a camera which could shoot clean...

I'd love to have a camera which could shoot clean at a very high ISO. That would get some DOF into less bright situations when i'd like it.

The M10 can't go that high, but it does go decently to...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-30-2017
Replies: 56
Views: 15,347
Posted By uhoh7
Mine is getting there. It was LN 3 years ago...

Mine is getting there. It was LN 3 years ago :)
https://c1.staticflickr.com/1/516/32375954096_d4842bd21b_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/RjXec7)
DSC09786 (https://flic.kr/p/RjXec7) by unoh7...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 01-30-2017
Replies: 629
Views: 48,691
Posted By uhoh7
Of course the top plate is brass. That has...

Of course the top plate is brass. That has nothing to do with the difference between black chrome and black paint. It never has, in this context....
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 01-30-2017
Replies: 629
Views: 48,691
Posted By uhoh7
I guess you do not know the difference between...

I guess you do not know the difference between black chrome and black paint.

If you keep the camera for very long and really use it alot, you will find out the difference. ;)
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 01-30-2017
Replies: 629
Views: 48,691
Posted By uhoh7
The black one is chrome. Only black paint cameras...

The black one is chrome. Only black paint cameras show nice brassing :)
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 01-29-2017
Replies: 82
Views: 6,713
Posted By uhoh7
David, one more time...

David, one more time :)
https://www.lensrentals.com/blog/2014/06/comparing-rangefinder-and-slr-50mm-lenses-version-0-7/



The test does not show the 50 cron with flat performance. Not even close....
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 01-27-2017
Replies: 31
Views: 3,396
Posted By uhoh7
M10s will soon be hoarded like ammunition under...

M10s will soon be hoarded like ammunition under the last president ;)
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-27-2017
Replies: 56
Views: 3,304
Posted By uhoh7
Old A7 much lighter, I agree. OP has newer one,...

Old A7 much lighter, I agree. OP has newer one, 150 grams heavier. Another reason to just mod an old A7 ;)

Yes WATE is pretty good--as good as anything, on stock sonys, it is not tiny and not light...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-27-2017
Replies: 56
Views: 3,304
Posted By uhoh7
Tiny M lenses wider than 50mm are terrible on...

Tiny M lenses wider than 50mm are terrible on stock A7 cameras, outside the central frame. Useless for landscape.

Leica M9 with lens can always be lighter and smaller than A7 with good lens (for...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 01-27-2017
Replies: 629
Views: 48,691
Posted By uhoh7
But you don't care to elaborate on the math?...

But you don't care to elaborate on the math?

Reid is only 40USD, and if I was really getting ready to pull the trigger, I would probably subscribe. Many actually just did. He's doing very well out...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-26-2017
Replies: 56
Views: 3,304
Posted By uhoh7
Your Sony is not smaller than a M9 using any...

Your Sony is not smaller than a M9 using any number of lenses. I have both. The Sony is both fatter and taller. It is less wide, and has skinny bits here and there, and it is lighter till your lens...
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 01-26-2017
Replies: 7
Views: 1,674
Posted By uhoh7
Production was stopped because of issues with...

Production was stopped because of issues with this lens. It's not even listed at the ZM site. Zeiss themselves were not happy with it. CA is huge WO and there are focus issues, or so are the reports...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-26-2017
Replies: 56
Views: 3,304
Posted By uhoh7
I agree and very much admire and respect the...

I agree and very much admire and respect the choice.

I think there are some strong emotions on the film side, passionate supporters. Considerable digi-dissing ;)

I don't really see the reverse. We...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-25-2017
Replies: 56
Views: 3,304
Posted By uhoh7
That's true. Just the film. On that score, it's...

That's true. Just the film.

On that score, it's money or it's time or both. Scanner....

Is it really cheaper?

You prefer film, end of story. Doesn't matter.

I've shot some film in various...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 01-25-2017
Replies: 17
Views: 2,719
Posted By uhoh7
Exactly. I suspect Huss does too...

Exactly. I suspect Huss does too ;)

https://c1.staticflickr.com/6/5767/21419632543_39870ed52e_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/yCMdvn)
500 AI-P (https://flic.kr/p/yCMdvn) by unoh7...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 01-25-2017
Replies: 629
Views: 48,691
Posted By uhoh7
;) Jaapv is not excited enough to upgrade...

;)



Jaapv is not excited enough to upgrade himself, from 240 to M10. Some secret info on Sean Reids site. Apparently even discussing Sean's opinion requires a subscription ;)

He has been on about...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-25-2017
Replies: 56
Views: 3,304
Posted By uhoh7
Just sell one of those Sonys and get a M8, or M9...

Just sell one of those Sonys and get a M8, or M9 or 240. You can resell it if you don't like it, or want to move up.

Do you still have two Sonys as in sig?

I mean if you are highly motivated to...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 01-25-2017
Replies: 35
Views: 2,635
Posted By uhoh7
You and Puts totally agree on that one, Mr 240...

You and Puts totally agree on that one, Mr 240 :)
I think you will weaken eventually ;)

What does M9 Titan really weigh? I'm surprised Esparzo was so far off, and I also saw a spec sheet with 330...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 01-25-2017
Replies: 35
Views: 2,635
Posted By uhoh7
I was going by José Manuel Serrano Esparza "The...

I was going by José Manuel Serrano Esparza
"The remarkable lightness of this noble metal joined together with its extreme sturdiness, have enabled to achieve a camera body weight 250 g lower than the...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 01-24-2017
Replies: 134
Views: 17,107
Posted By uhoh7
Film v Digital a very deep vein at RFF. ;) It...

Film v Digital a very deep vein at RFF. ;)

It really is what ever makes you want to take a picture. You get better with practice. I don't care what we are taking about.

However, improvement even...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 01-24-2017
Replies: 35
Views: 2,635
Posted By uhoh7
TY for that!!! 28 Lux would be seriously sweet,...

TY for that!!!

28 Lux would be seriously sweet, and especially with 240, or SL. M9 loves the 28 cron to death, more than those 2, it's smaller, lighter and sharper than the Lux, so for me for...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 01-24-2017
Replies: 17
Views: 2,719
Posted By uhoh7
Lovely shot, Huss :) But it's a myth small body...

Lovely shot, Huss :)

But it's a myth small body can't take big lens. ;)

https://c1.staticflickr.com/6/5095/5427355066_dde80ff400_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/9gABzm)DSC00366 (https://flic.kr/p/9gABzm)...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 01-24-2017
Replies: 35
Views: 2,635
Posted By uhoh7
Maybe I should have put the M240 Titan in there....

Maybe I should have put the M240 Titan in there. I can't find the weight though, I think it's 600 grams.

Post up a link if anyone can find the specs :)

Thinking about the 21 Lux, what is the most...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 01-24-2017
Replies: 103
Views: 7,857
Posted By uhoh7
I don't know about Franco, but there were many...

I don't know about Franco, but there were many excellent nazi shooters, Kruckenhauser for one. Tons of great soviet shooters also. Seems no shortage of "feeling". It was not all posters, you know....
Forum: Sony Alpha Mirrorless - All Models 01-24-2017
Replies: 30
Views: 3,174
Posted By uhoh7
Did you have the flash receptacle...

Did you have the flash receptacle open?

https://c1.staticflickr.com/2/1541/24697585983_19b23d6203_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/DCrzRZ)
100/3.5 (https://flic.kr/p/DCrzRZ) by unoh7...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 01-24-2017
Replies: 35
Views: 2,635
Posted By uhoh7
Me niether, but I came across it today :) The...

Me niether, but I came across it today :)

The M240 Titan lost 3 ounces, but it is not such a redesign, so I tend to believe the M9 titan weight of 330grams, which is incredible. Half the weight, to...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 01-24-2017
Replies: 35
Views: 2,635
Posted By uhoh7
;) No-brainer for me too :) M9...

;)

No-brainer for me too :)

M9 Titan

https://c1.staticflickr.com/1/549/19655257005_bf4ec354b3_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/vWSk8t)
Cows with view (https://flic.kr/p/vWSk8t) by unoh7...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 01-24-2017
Replies: 35
Views: 2,635
Posted By uhoh7
Pick One Digital M

You just get one....
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 01-24-2017
Replies: 124
Views: 11,077
Posted By uhoh7
OK make your prediction: easy to find for 2500...

OK make your prediction:

easy to find for 2500 by this summer? :)
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 01-23-2017
Replies: 124
Views: 11,077
Posted By uhoh7
So far, and I have looked, there is no impact....

So far, and I have looked, there is no impact.

M9 is up from its low, and steady from November, M240 also.

I would expect to see some pressure on the M240s, so I'd bet you could find a nice one...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 01-23-2017
Replies: 103
Views: 7,857
Posted By uhoh7
Love him or hate him, he is the most unusual...

Love him or hate him, he is the most unusual POTUS in history and whatever that means, it will partially be recorded by some very interesting photography, which I hope we will get to see.

But...
Forum: Fuji Digital General Discussion 01-22-2017
Replies: 148
Views: 16,494
Posted By uhoh7
2017 the year of M10, GFX...and....? Sony will...

2017 the year of M10, GFX...and....?

Sony will do a A9 in spring maybe....and..?
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 01-22-2017
Replies: 103
Views: 7,857
Posted By uhoh7
Yes, I'm kicking myself I did not get to ours....

Yes, I'm kicking myself I did not get to ours. :(

It's like Winogrand was there, seeing those great film shots. Seminal event. I hope others post up theirs from local marches. Steve, nice one...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 01-22-2017
Replies: 24
Views: 3,145
Posted By uhoh7
Focusing ease is basically case by case in my...

Focusing ease is basically case by case in my experience. A tabbed Leica lens like 28 cron is superior to any ZM I've seen and aperture is easier too. But the v4 cron without a tab is probably worse...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 01-22-2017
Replies: 629
Views: 48,691
Posted By uhoh7
I would not doubt it. :) Also I think the...

I would not doubt it. :)

Also I think the evidence is now clear the M10 sensor structure as a whole does have fundamental differences from the SL, notably the CFA, which RAW analysis of color matrix...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 01-22-2017
Replies: 28
Views: 4,746
Posted By uhoh7
M10 RAWs are very "beta", and will change by the...

M10 RAWs are very "beta", and will change by the time most get a camera:

http://www.l-camera-forum.com/topic/268507-leica-m10-raw-file-dng-analysis/
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 01-22-2017
Replies: 24
Views: 2,092
Posted By uhoh7
Besides the 28 Cron, I have the v3 Elmarit 28....

Besides the 28 Cron, I have the v3 Elmarit 28. Your little M-Rokkor looks alot better. :)

They are a bargain too.
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 01-22-2017
Replies: 24
Views: 3,145
Posted By uhoh7
Hood for cv 35/1.4 works great on zm35/2 :) As...

Hood for cv 35/1.4 works great on zm35/2 :)

As does lens cap

It's like they were made in the same factory......;)
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 01-22-2017
Replies: 52
Views: 3,058
Posted By uhoh7
I think updating to latest firmware would a good...

I think updating to latest firmware would a good idea---be sure you don't get the firmware made for the new sensor, though. :)

Mine is 1.202, installed by Leica. I have used discreet mode with no...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 01-21-2017
Replies: 52
Views: 3,058
Posted By uhoh7
It is good to start with a new card, in fact, I...

It is good to start with a new card, in fact, I found cards did not recover from this issue, once it started. A first format on the camera I think would be OK probably, but I would advise never doing...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 01-21-2017
Replies: 629
Views: 48,691
Posted By uhoh7
Congrats!!! Can't wait to see some shots. I'm...

Congrats!!! Can't wait to see some shots. I'm especially eager to see the M10 with older wide lenses. :)

I think the camera is so well done, it is acting as a sort of vindication of all the Ms. The...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 01-21-2017
Replies: 82
Views: 6,713
Posted By uhoh7
Hi David, thought I had the link in the...

Hi David, thought I had the link in the post

here you go (https://www.lensrentals.com/blog/2014/06/comparing-rangefinder-and-slr-50mm-lenses-version-0-7/)

Really hard to find actual optical tests...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 01-21-2017
Replies: 629
Views: 48,691
Posted By uhoh7
M10 RAW files a bit strange...

M10 RAW files a bit strange (http://chromasoft.blogspot.com/2017/01/leica-m10-raw-file-dng-analysis.html)

Sandy does suggest color matrix changes may indicate a different sensor.

I'm asking him...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 01-21-2017
Replies: 24
Views: 3,145
Posted By uhoh7
Those are with the M9. The Sony A7 can also shoot...

Those are with the M9. The Sony A7 can also shoot M decently with a thin filter mod, however that does degrade native performance a bit. The Sony system is plagued by poor QC in lenses, and large...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 01-21-2017
Replies: 629
Views: 48,691
Posted By uhoh7
You may have found their source :) Yes, I agree...

You may have found their source :) Yes, I agree they are making careful choices, as they have from the beginning. Their careful choice with the M9 means at base ISO it is completely competitive...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 01-21-2017
Replies: 52
Views: 3,058
Posted By uhoh7
My M9 does not seem to care at all if the card is...

My M9 does not seem to care at all if the card is not reformatted. I only reformat if there is a problem. Otherwise I erase all. Currently I have over 10K images on the card without a format and it...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 01-21-2017
Replies: 52
Views: 3,058
Posted By uhoh7
Thank you for your many interesting posts, Raid :)

Thank you for your many interesting posts, Raid :)
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 01-21-2017
Replies: 52
Views: 3,058
Posted By uhoh7
Never reformat card on M9. Only erase all. I had...

Never reformat card on M9. Only erase all. I had same problem. Several cards starting fine then showing this behavior. Using erase all I can go on with one card untill I wear out the bottom...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 01-20-2017
Replies: 24
Views: 3,145
Posted By uhoh7
Ron is pretty much right on. Pick the right code...

Ron is pretty much right on. Pick the right code and you are fine, except:

ZM21/4.5 that one is not correctable. Which is a shame.

You can see a bunch of ZM18 shots and recent discussion of UWA...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 01-20-2017
Replies: 629
Views: 48,691
Posted By uhoh7
He's the only one, alright ;) Erwin Puts is one...

He's the only one, alright ;)

Erwin Puts is one of the last great independent voices, not in anyone's pocket. Not worried who will send him a camera. He has forgot more about Leica than Sean Reid...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 01-20-2017
Replies: 82
Views: 6,713
Posted By uhoh7
That's a great lens, Roland and even usable on...

That's a great lens, Roland and even usable on the stock Sony cameras, like the ZM35/1.4

Here is a nice review for use with Sony:...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 01-20-2017
Replies: 629
Views: 48,691
Posted By uhoh7
+1 I did not expect so much improvement in ISO. I...

+1 I did not expect so much improvement in ISO. I predict they will sell every one they can produce.

What people say in forums is often very misleading. I watched many people trash Sony every day...
Forum: Nikon RF 01-20-2017
Replies: 69
Views: 6,359
Posted By uhoh7
You deserve it, Vince. :) This is a wonderful...

You deserve it, Vince. :)

This is a wonderful thread for me, because though I love the Nikkor RF history and have 5cm 1/4, 85/2 and two 105/2.5, 135/3.5 all in S or Contax, and use them, I was not...
Forum: Nikon RF 01-19-2017
Replies: 69
Views: 6,359
Posted By uhoh7
They are so close. I just see a tad more contrast...

They are so close. I just see a tad more contrast in Lens #1 in some shots. I would have thought that was the new one, must be the chemical hazard LOL

What body did you use? Nikon needs to grow a...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 01-19-2017
Replies: 629
Views: 48,691
Posted By uhoh7
You are right. Like I said, it doesn't matter if...

You are right. Like I said, it doesn't matter if new or better software, point is ISO is great now, compared to 240. And it's smaller, better VF, nicer shutter. Only the battery is worse :D

They...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 01-19-2017
Replies: 82
Views: 6,713
Posted By uhoh7
I think OPs thought of 35/1.4 CV is good. It's a...

I think OPs thought of 35/1.4 CV is good. It's a tad less crisp WO than old 35 Lux, but it gets better fast, is very small and importantly, calibration is likely to be good. The older lenses are a...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 01-19-2017
Replies: 82
Views: 6,713
Posted By uhoh7
I solve that with the 40/2. It's just as small as...

I solve that with the 40/2. It's just as small as the Elmar yet a full stop faster, a bit sweeter than the cron, always out, and has the magic perfect "normal" FL. 125 grams. Yet at F/8 it's really...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 01-18-2017
Replies: 629
Views: 48,691
Posted By uhoh7
Puts makes no bones and directly states it's the...

Puts makes no bones and directly states it's the SL sensor with new NR algorithms that allow the better ISO. Still if it's better it's better. That's what matters.

He says the real "beef" is the...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 01-18-2017
Replies: 82
Views: 6,713
Posted By uhoh7
for the famous pre-APO formula starting 1979, by...

for the famous pre-APO formula starting 1979, by Walter Mandler:
Black Serial Nos. 2,974,251 to ? - Chrome Serial Nos. 2,909,101- ? 500 Titanium Serial Nos. - pre-1984 have focus tab -

The tab is...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 01-18-2017
Replies: 82
Views: 6,713
Posted By uhoh7
It sneaks up on you...

It sneaks up on you ;)

https://c1.staticflickr.com/1/443/32357547876_b72a1eb3b7_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/RijTEu)
L1056632 (https://flic.kr/p/RijTEu) by US Alpine Championships...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 01-18-2017
Replies: 82
Views: 6,713
Posted By uhoh7
You might well prefer the planar for any number...

You might well prefer the planar for any number of reasons. They are different lenses, but there is really no question which one is technically stronger. That difference may not be obvious to me or...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 01-18-2017
Replies: 629
Views: 48,691
Posted By uhoh7
Puts weighs in...

Puts weighs in (http://www.imx.nl/photo/leica/camera/styled-56/)

He says it's the SL sensor.
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 01-18-2017
Replies: 629
Views: 48,691
Posted By uhoh7
The only feature I think it's lame to have left...

The only feature I think it's lame to have left out is a silent shutter mode as you see on many of the latest cameras, like A7r2.

There are some events when you really want no noise. It's not...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 01-18-2017
Replies: 629
Views: 48,691
Posted By uhoh7
I did not see that! I predict that will not...

I did not see that!

I predict that will not stand!

Actually it made a huge difference for the Sony A7r2 and RX1r2 to get the uncompressed files. But who knows, maybe it's OK on the M10. If not, you...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 01-18-2017
Replies: 82
Views: 6,713
Posted By uhoh7
No it isn't. 50mm Summicron v4 tabbed for about...

No it isn't. 50mm Summicron v4 tabbed for about 900USD would be very nice. Planar is not close:

https://www.lensrentals.com/blog/media/2014/05/f22.jpg

From Lensrentals optical bench...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 01-18-2017
Replies: 824
Views: 84,483
Posted By uhoh7
I'll tell you who Leica has not alienated:...

I'll tell you who Leica has not alienated: Reporters :)

Every one is gushing about the M10 LOL
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 01-18-2017
Replies: 629
Views: 48,691
Posted By uhoh7
https://c1.staticflickr.com/1/746/31551234624_5ee9...

https://c1.staticflickr.com/1/746/31551234624_5ee964d58e_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/Q55jPS)
DSC09777 (https://flic.kr/p/Q55jPS) by unoh7 (https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/), on Flickr

I...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 01-18-2017
Replies: 68
Views: 7,059
Posted By uhoh7
I think the ray angle issue is certainly real,...

I think the ray angle issue is certainly real, Raid. It's a question of what one is willing to accept as we look to the extreme edge of the image.

The CV 21 was just too compromised for me when I...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 01-17-2017
Replies: 68
Views: 7,059
Posted By uhoh7
Now one last time let's examine the 650USD (used)...

Now one last time let's examine the 650USD (used) ZM18 on M9 and compare to the 2200USD 28 cron above:

https://c1.staticflickr.com/9/8859/28512539790_450f5ae701_b.jpg...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 01-17-2017
Replies: 68
Views: 7,059
Posted By uhoh7
The 28 Cron was designed for film, I believe,...

The 28 Cron was designed for film, I believe, however the M9 I think sets a benchmark for 28 performance from any camera using this lens....
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 01-17-2017
Replies: 68
Views: 7,059
Posted By uhoh7
Please take no offense from me, Raid or anyone....

Please take no offense from me, Raid or anyone.

I am not averse to changing my views on better evidence, and have done so many times, right here. :)

reading up on the subject again this evening,...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 01-17-2017
Replies: 28
Views: 3,702
Posted By uhoh7
This is where Leica is lagging. The sony 42mp r2...

This is where Leica is lagging. The sony 42mp r2 sensor is much better with the high ISOs. Fujis also fall apart. But that Sony BSI sensor can be used at 6400, which shocked me. My original 24mp A7...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 01-17-2017
Replies: 52
Views: 4,508
Posted By uhoh7
The visoflex III also supports some long lenses...

The visoflex III also supports some long lenses which are pretty strong and quite nice, from the 60s, you probably know. I nearly went the whole way in, as it's not too expensive.
Bartender knows...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 01-17-2017
Replies: 68
Views: 7,059
Posted By uhoh7
While all of this is basically true, the...

While all of this is basically true, the conclusion to which it has lead Raid is utterly silly.

The M9 can shoot 18 and 21mm lenses incredibly well, and you certainly do not need a "digital lens"....
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 01-16-2017
Replies: 52
Views: 4,508
Posted By uhoh7
TY for kind words, Fraser. I did a bunch of...

TY for kind words, Fraser.

I did a bunch of research before I pushed that Red Scale in, I'll tell you that :D

You mount it extended, and then mine is fine pushed in, though officially it's a...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 01-16-2017
Replies: 68
Views: 7,059
Posted By uhoh7
Just in terms of 21mm: I think the best...

Just in terms of 21mm:

I think the best performance/price 21 for the M9 would be the ZM21/2.8

I wanted to replace my CV 21/4 and I really studied up and almost bought one. The CV 21/1.8 will shoot...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 01-15-2017
Replies: 12
Views: 1,596
Posted By uhoh7
The 50 most widely loved today is the CV 50/1.5 M...

The 50 most widely loved today is the CV 50/1.5 M version. I don't have one, but they are not very expensive and I have seen many gorgeous shots with them.

Here some samples ...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 01-15-2017
Replies: 52
Views: 4,508
Posted By uhoh7
I bought an M9 as a last resort, especially for...

I bought an M9 as a last resort, especially for this lens:

https://c1.staticflickr.com/6/5544/11864321064_7cc9b43bcb_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/j5pKiJ)
L1000152 (https://flic.kr/p/j5pKiJ) by unoh7...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 01-12-2017
Replies: 71
Views: 6,948
Posted By uhoh7
The M9 is simpler than the M6. No film to load...

The M9 is simpler than the M6.

No film to load or mess with after.

You can put the M9 on "A", and shoot all day with only two things to do: pick an aperture, and focus.

And most of the time it...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 01-11-2017
Replies: 49
Views: 6,206
Posted By uhoh7
Just in terms of pure technical performance from...

Just in terms of pure technical performance from F4 on down, the ZM 35/2 is the strongest, even better than the new ZM35/1.4. No mid-zone waves and just great rez. Least distortion of any 35.

But...
Forum: Optics Theory - 01-11-2017
Replies: 12
Views: 2,515
Posted By uhoh7
You really see this alot lately, as people throw...

You really see this alot lately, as people throw RF lenses on Sonys, which add FC. However it works the other way too, people will take a test shot with closer details on the edges, and declare "hey,...
Forum: Leica SL 01-09-2017
Replies: 23
Views: 5,303
Posted By uhoh7
Fuji is def pulling out the stops to establish...

Fuji is def pulling out the stops to establish the mystique:
http://www.diyphotography.net/fuji-teases-7-gfx-challenge-videos-show-off-can/
Forum: Leica SL 01-09-2017
Replies: 23
Views: 5,303
Posted By uhoh7
If I had such options, I would just go to the...

If I had such options, I would just go to the 007. Polished, with the glass selection already complete. The fuji or hassie would be a fun toy, though.
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 01-09-2017
Replies: 134
Views: 34,441
Posted By uhoh7
21/4 is a real handful on digital, but so tiny...

21/4 is a real handful on digital, but so tiny you can always grab it.

https://c6.staticflickr.com/6/5170/30143428165_f8dfe56737_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/MVEX1H)
Cottonwoods...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 01-04-2017
Replies: 20
Views: 1,590
Posted By uhoh7
Congrats. I'm sure it's...

Congrats. I'm sure it's fine.

https://c1.staticflickr.com/8/7324/12943411024_474cfe11d0_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/kHLna3)
image (https://flic.kr/p/kHLna3) by unoh7...
Forum: Sony E Lenses / Adapted Lenses / Adapters / Images 01-04-2017
Replies: 194
Views: 46,576
Posted By uhoh7
https://c3.staticflickr.com/4/3770/11867199594_4ab...

https://c3.staticflickr.com/4/3770/11867199594_4ab3908c3c_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/j5EuZy)
You bought a Leica? (https://flic.kr/p/j5EuZy) by unoh7 (https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/), CV...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 01-03-2017
Replies: 75
Views: 4,628
Posted By uhoh7
Hi Roland, TY for link. It shows that not every...

Hi Roland,

TY for link. It shows that not every M lens is as nicely put together as others. I think when a generalization is involved there are going to be exceptions, and I'm sure that's not the...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 01-03-2017
Replies: 75
Views: 4,628
Posted By uhoh7
I'm with you guys, but back to the...

I'm with you guys, but back to the topic:

Anybody who built a lens for the M mount knew right away against which lenses theirs would be compared. A lousy M lens is the way reputations were/are...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 01-03-2017
Replies: 75
Views: 4,628
Posted By uhoh7
Roland it is huge in comparison, you will need...

Roland it is huge in comparison, you will need another thick adapter. I don't know how many nikkor SLR lenses you have had apart but they show increasingly cheap materials.

You may not see the...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 01-03-2017
Replies: 75
Views: 4,628
Posted By uhoh7
https://c4.staticflickr.com/1/685/22469315387_9170...

https://c4.staticflickr.com/1/685/22469315387_9170ea29d9_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/Aex7Dr)
50cron v4 (https://flic.kr/p/Aex7Dr) by unoh7 (https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/), on Flickr

Size...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 01-03-2017
Replies: 75
Views: 4,628
Posted By uhoh7
Yes, let's turn this into a "Leica users"...

Yes, let's turn this into a "Leica users" behavior issue. Us and Them.

Maybe that's the subtext of the whole thread? These ignorant Leicaphiles are unjustly driving up the cost of lenses! This...
Forum: Fuji X Series 01-03-2017
Replies: 28
Views: 11,803
Posted By uhoh7
I helped a client with the new XT-2, she wanted...

I helped a client with the new XT-2, she wanted something lighter than her Canon 6D. I worked several days with the camera, and did quite a bit of research.

It's certainly a nice camera in many...
Forum: Zeiss Contax 01-02-2017
Replies: 115
Views: 36,406
Posted By uhoh7
https://c6.staticflickr.com/6/5505/30588598581_2f1...

https://c6.staticflickr.com/6/5505/30588598581_2f1df69171_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/NB1yEH)
River Banks (https://flic.kr/p/NB1yEH) by unoh7 (https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/), on...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 01-01-2017
Replies: 71
Views: 6,948
Posted By uhoh7
M6 is 578 grams, M9 is 580+/- (i hold strap) on...

M6 is 578 grams, M9 is 580+/- (i hold strap) on my scale :)
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 01-01-2017
Replies: 75
Views: 4,628
Posted By uhoh7
The pre-war Elmar 50/3.5 lens required a crazy...

The pre-war Elmar 50/3.5 lens required a crazy tight tolerance to work well, far beyond the multi-element lenses we use today. That was a famous advantage of the D-Gauss lenses: they could be looser....
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 01-01-2017
Replies: 75
Views: 4,628
Posted By uhoh7
Owning minolta SLR lenses, there is no doubt the...

Owning minolta SLR lenses, there is no doubt the M-rokkor build and materials are better. And if you know the history, you know they were under the german microscope when they made them.
Forum: RFF News 01-01-2017
Replies: 33
Views: 4,303
Posted By uhoh7
There were no great hits in 2016. The misses:...

There were no great hits in 2016.

The misses: legion.

Best represented by Fuji's myopic foray into medium format, when they do not offer a good small mirrorless FF. Obviously they want to milk...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 01-01-2017
Replies: 629
Views: 48,691
Posted By uhoh7
It's a moving target, and I doubt anything...

It's a moving target, and I doubt anything digital is "decided". I was of the same opinion as you untill recently.

Then I was given a sony RX1r2 to use. It's 42mp BSI sensor is unbelievable. I'd...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 01-01-2017
Replies: 71
Views: 6,948
Posted By uhoh7
Exactly. If you can afford M9 and are curious,...

Exactly. If you can afford M9 and are curious, try one. Cheaper digital cameras are a waste of time if you want something very similar to M6.

M8 is good if you are on a tighter budget.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 01-01-2017
Replies: 75
Views: 4,628
Posted By uhoh7
A lot of it is supply and demand. Hex-M are not...

A lot of it is supply and demand. Hex-M are not made any more, and they work on all M mount cameras, including the most valuable film camera, the M6.

Compare the size of your SLR lens on the fuji,...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 12-31-2016
Replies: 629
Views: 48,691
Posted By uhoh7
Leica lens problems on Sony A7 have nothing to do...

Leica lens problems on Sony A7 have nothing to do with the sensor. It's the glass and filters placed on top of the sensor in the A7 design. That is simply a design spec. Nothing to stop a sony sensor...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-27-2016
Replies: 220
Views: 53,778
Posted By uhoh7
Anybody who releases a reasonably priced FF...

Anybody who releases a reasonably priced FF platform tuned to M mount lenses will sell cameras.

Besides Leica, there is not one. The Sony filter stacks do not suit many M lenses.

If the camera is...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 12-25-2016
Replies: 824
Views: 84,483
Posted By uhoh7
More than 90% of this statement is balderdash...

More than 90% of this statement is balderdash :)

You really think there is a 90% profit margin on the M262? Do you understand the concept of economy of scale?

I'd bet the margins on the Sony A7r2...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 12-24-2016
Replies: 824
Views: 84,483
Posted By uhoh7
No, I'm not. :) DDD=David Douglas Duncan It's...

No, I'm not. :)

DDD=David Douglas Duncan

It's funny some say oh, if you must have the "RF experience", OK then, maybe you should get a Leica.

In 2013 I bought a A7r and tested 30 lenses on it. I...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 12-24-2016
Replies: 824
Views: 84,483
Posted By uhoh7
It's a nice shot but shows nothing. Of course...

It's a nice shot but shows nothing. Of course there are many cameras which are better at high ISO than any M, you don't think anybody knows that? At base ISO forget it. Great lenses and very little...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 12-24-2016
Replies: 51
Views: 5,477
Posted By uhoh7
what, no hanging? Dang!

what, no hanging? Dang!
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 12-24-2016
Replies: 51
Views: 5,477
Posted By uhoh7
FYI the old sensor is a bit better if not...

FYI the old sensor is a bit better if not corroded.

That's because the coverglass is S8612, the gold standard in absorbtive IR cut in terms of high transmission of visible light in just the right...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 12-22-2016
Replies: 824
Views: 84,483
Posted By uhoh7
No doubt the DSLRs are better for lots of things....

No doubt the DSLRs are better for lots of things. Weddings, Sports, Video. But you think there is a DSLR set up which is going to beat M240+28 cron, or 35FLE, or 50APO or 75cron or 90aa or 135APO...
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 12-22-2016
Replies: 62
Views: 6,031
Posted By uhoh7
Hang in there. :) Follow your heart and forget...

Hang in there. :)

Follow your heart and forget the rest. 99.9% of homosapiens who have walked this earth never took one picture. Our strength is adaption. All we can do is try to make the best of...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-22-2016
Replies: 220
Views: 53,778
Posted By uhoh7
Based on so many negative comments, I can see why...

Based on so many negative comments, I can see why they are in stealth mode. LOL
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 12-22-2016
Replies: 30
Views: 3,510
Posted By uhoh7
I go the other way and shoot m9 with fast lenses....

I go the other way and shoot m9 with fast lenses. 35/1.2 can go anywhere, basically. CV 50/1.1 my copy has very accurate focus.

Flash is fine, if it's expected. But you are not going to use it...
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 12-22-2016
Replies: 62
Views: 6,031
Posted By uhoh7
Lone artist mythos aside, for most humans faith...

Lone artist mythos aside, for most humans faith in oneself is a social thing. You might consider fresh situations which put you in simple contact with others. Volunteer work, re-connecting with...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 12-19-2016
Replies: 629
Views: 48,691
Posted By uhoh7
M10 is going to be a big hit, you watch. But...

M10 is going to be a big hit, you watch.

But they are well behind the latest sensors. Genius would be to follow the M10 with "modern" body, new from the ground up with the latest Sony BSI 42 mp, 4K...
Forum: Sony Alpha Mirrorless - All Models 12-19-2016
Replies: 0
Views: 1,246
Posted By uhoh7
A7rii thin filter options for RF glass

The A7r2 has a very special sensor, great DR, excellent high ISO, and now even great files. I've been waiting to see a thin filter mod for use with RF glass. (Stock the camera is no better than A7...
Forum: Photo Software 12-16-2016
Replies: 29
Views: 2,515
Posted By uhoh7
LR 5 and LR cc seem pretty good with M9. I use...

LR 5 and LR cc seem pretty good with M9. I use Picasa (u can still find it) to browse my edited RAWS- which I export as Jpegs. This keeps me from scrolling around too much in LR, as it is not the...
Forum: Canon Rangefinders - Peter Dechert and Peter Kitchingman 12-16-2016
Replies: 13
Views: 6,018
Posted By uhoh7
I've got the Canon and a number of others. The...

I've got the Canon and a number of others.

The TE 135/4 is a benchmark lens, and really only beaten barely by the APO. So as noted, the 135/3.5 canon is quite good and better than pre-TE leitz,...
Forum: Fuji X Series 12-11-2016
Replies: 70
Views: 24,300
Posted By uhoh7
262 is fantastic, but if money an issue plenty of...

262 is fantastic, but if money an issue plenty of used 240s and M9s etc. If you have the glass and enjoy RF, it's a no brainer.

X-pro2 is very nice camera. I've shot a bit with the XT-2, which many...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 12-11-2016
Replies: 147
Views: 35,349
Posted By uhoh7
Now that guy gets right to the point, ;) Of...

Now that guy gets right to the point, ;)

Of course, about 6 months later I sent the A7 to Kolari for a thin filter mod, and since it has seen plenty of use as a second body to M9, and with lenses...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 12-11-2016
Replies: 30
Views: 3,608
Posted By uhoh7
They aren't giving them away LOL

They aren't giving them away LOL
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-07-2016
Replies: 452
Views: 173,962
Posted By uhoh7
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https://c5.staticflickr.com/6/5461/30091641516_895ff37ef5_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/MR6wDs)
Fall Blooms (https://flic.kr/p/MR6wDs) by unoh7 (https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/), on Flickr
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-07-2016
Replies: 113
Views: 7,557
Posted By uhoh7
I was really hoping somebody would post a list...

I was really hoping somebody would post a list like this, thank you for taking the time to do so. A list like that is why I love this place.

Nobody took a shot at my question: What is a big sensor?...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-03-2016
Replies: 113
Views: 7,557
Posted By uhoh7
That's because they are very familiar with the...

That's because they are very familiar with the choices...that's why they are choices.

A person can't make a choice in ignorance. Herzog was often very frustrated with his equipment, and it's widely...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-02-2016
Replies: 113
Views: 7,557
Posted By uhoh7
mass production instruction has it's own...

mass production instruction has it's own weltanschauung

especially 101: even there any good background will go into detail about all sorts of formats, staring with the "Carmera", a room and a hole....
Forum: Nikon RF 12-02-2016
Replies: 442
Views: 167,940
Posted By uhoh7
https://c2.staticflickr.com/6/5753/31169036065_9bb...

https://c2.staticflickr.com/6/5753/31169036065_9bb0552a95_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/Puisvx)
Nikkor 5cm Sonnar WO (https://flic.kr/p/Puisvx) by unoh7 (https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/), on...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-02-2016
Replies: 29
Views: 1,723
Posted By uhoh7
Actually that is great idea, a top gear style...

Actually that is great idea, a top gear style show on photography, involving extensive torture of hosts :)
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 12-02-2016
Replies: 56
Views: 2,916
Posted By uhoh7
Are you sure they are taking about the focus...

Are you sure they are taking about the focus ring? More likely it's the pop....still just a stereotype.

Humans need to feel they understand...it's so sad.
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-02-2016
Replies: 113
Views: 7,557
Posted By uhoh7
Sounds like burnout to me ;)

Sounds like burnout to me ;)
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-02-2016
Replies: 113
Views: 7,557
Posted By uhoh7
Exactly :)

Exactly :)
Forum: Fuji X Series 12-02-2016
Replies: 36
Views: 3,834
Posted By uhoh7
https://c2.staticflickr.com/6/5716/21637770945_2f3...

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Zoomar (https://flic.kr/p/yY4esi) by unoh7 (https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/), on Flickr
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-01-2016
Replies: 113
Views: 7,557
Posted By uhoh7
Barnack was after portability, which is extremely...

Barnack was after portability, which is extremely important, but his camera was a very specialized tool: Zeiss took the format, and invented a system, with many lenses. Mandler did not catch up and...
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-30-2016
Replies: 113
Views: 7,557
Posted By uhoh7
Tell that to a solider. It's both. As it has been...

Tell that to a solider. It's both. As it has been since the dawn of technology.

Please list the great photographers of the film era who shot exclusively with cheap sub-standard gear?

It's such a...
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-30-2016
Replies: 2
Views: 867
Posted By uhoh7
Castro and photojournalism

Perhaps the most photographed political figure of the 20th century. I looked at all the various "his life in pictures" at NYT etc. Just brutal with ads popping up and meagre pickings, a few...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 11-30-2016
Replies: 47
Views: 4,299
Posted By uhoh7
The most powerful platform today for 35mm...

The most powerful platform today for 35mm FL:
https://c3.staticflickr.com/6/5747/30957574266_4c70096132_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/PaBEhs)
L1055951 (https://flic.kr/p/PaBEhs) by unoh7...
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-30-2016
Replies: 113
Views: 7,557
Posted By uhoh7
Total nonsense, sorry. That's not to say pretty...

Total nonsense, sorry.

That's not to say pretty pictures cannot be taken with a iPhone. But it's like a harmonica: plays just one key.
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-30-2016
Replies: 29
Views: 1,723
Posted By uhoh7
No one is harder on photographers than other...

No one is harder on photographers than other photographers.

We should name that law LOL
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-30-2016
Replies: 70
Views: 3,245
Posted By uhoh7
ha! nice :) Here we have no end of fellows...

ha! nice :) Here we have no end of fellows marching around the wilderness with large format cameras modeling Ansel Adams. No harm in that, but it gets very hard on them LOL
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-30-2016
Replies: 29
Views: 1,723
Posted By uhoh7
Kai without doubt the funniest reviewer of...

Kai without doubt the funniest reviewer of cameras I have ever seen, and IS a priceless figure in a very pretentious field. :)

GO KAI GO :)
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-29-2016
Replies: 70
Views: 3,245
Posted By uhoh7
A whole class of hipsters would need another...

A whole class of hipsters would need another identity, and a bunch of old guys would need to find something else to wax poetic about ;)
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-29-2016
Replies: 3,053
Views: 482,355
Posted By uhoh7
https://c8.staticflickr.com/6/5815/30726642495_f1c...

https://c8.staticflickr.com/6/5815/30726642495_f1cf132b74_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/NPd5jc)
Invisible (https://flic.kr/p/NPd5jc) by unoh7 (https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/), TE90 thin on...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 11-29-2016
Replies: 399
Views: 56,190
Posted By uhoh7
https://c4.staticflickr.com/6/5777/30171551723_bb5...

https://c4.staticflickr.com/6/5777/30171551723_bb5b104e54_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/MYa6aD)
Coupe (https://flic.kr/p/MYa6aD) by unoh7 (https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/), on Flickr
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-29-2016
Replies: 12,080
Views: 4,439,256
Posted By uhoh7
https://c1.staticflickr.com/6/5671/30464728272_825...

https://c1.staticflickr.com/6/5671/30464728272_825f692abe_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/Nq4GkJ)
L1055341 (https://flic.kr/p/Nq4GkJ) by unoh7 (https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/), on Flickr
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 11-27-2016
Replies: 29
Views: 1,831
Posted By uhoh7
M9 and a great lens....is there anything better,...

M9 and a great lens....is there anything better, really?
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-26-2016
Replies: 1,048
Views: 136,875
Posted By uhoh7
https://c6.staticflickr.com/9/8804/28427241981_6cf...

https://c6.staticflickr.com/9/8804/28427241981_6cf8a04fae_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/Kj23DK)
Red and Black (https://flic.kr/p/Kj23DK) by unoh7 (https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/), on Flickr
Forum: Sony Alpha Mirrorless - All Models 11-25-2016
Replies: 17
Views: 5,019
Posted By uhoh7
from the article: "Can the Sony A7II give you the...

from the article:
"Can the Sony A7II give you the same quality results as the M9 or M240 with Leica glass? The simple answer, yes it can."

Pure nonsense.

That's not to say you can't put somebody...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 11-25-2016
Replies: 824
Views: 84,483
Posted By uhoh7
I'm just razzing you--sry. Always enjoy your...

I'm just razzing you--sry. Always enjoy your strong defense of Leica choices at every level.

and TYG for Leica :)
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 11-25-2016
Replies: 824
Views: 84,483
Posted By uhoh7
You dis Bartender for a similar line in his Leica...

You dis Bartender for a similar line in his Leica gripes over the years, yet in reading your countless posts everywhere, I never saw you take a point from anyone. :)

That is not my only lens, silly....
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 11-24-2016
Replies: 824
Views: 84,483
Posted By uhoh7
They are making a bundle on the A7 line and...

They are making a bundle on the A7 line and lenses, where their margins are far higher than Leica.

But it's a monster with a million products, obligations, and issues.

If you just compare profit...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 11-24-2016
Replies: 824
Views: 84,483
Posted By uhoh7
In fact their use has grown exponentially from...

In fact their use has grown exponentially from 2006 when the M8 appeared. Not since the heyday in early 60s are Leica images so widely seen.....

And what keeps film alive? M6, M4, Barnack etc (of...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 11-23-2016
Replies: 824
Views: 84,483
Posted By uhoh7
I when I joined the forum digital Leica was...

I when I joined the forum digital Leica was totally out of reach, and so were the modern lenses.

Now you can find a M9 for 2200 and 28 cron for 1800.

Heaven :)
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-23-2016
Replies: 214
Views: 15,452
Posted By uhoh7
https://c4.staticflickr.com/6/5529/25294927139_6f2...

https://c4.staticflickr.com/6/5529/25294927139_6f2ca70abb_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/Exe7zr)
M9 (https://flic.kr/p/Exe7zr) by unoh7 (https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/), on Flickr
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-23-2016
Replies: 32
Views: 1,952
Posted By uhoh7
Just guzzle a bottle of whiskey in 10 minutes,...

Just guzzle a bottle of whiskey in 10 minutes, and crawl out to a leaf pile. You'll see it ;)
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 11-23-2016
Replies: 9
Views: 2,269
Posted By uhoh7
Haze varies dramatically in these lenses, some of...

Haze varies dramatically in these lenses, some of it can be cleaned, some cannot be reached easily. Also, copy variation has been a factor in lenses from deep in the past to today.

There is also a...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-21-2016
Replies: 324
Views: 33,681
Posted By uhoh7
https://c1.staticflickr.com/6/5547/31026514032_083...

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Piercing (https://flic.kr/p/PgGZF7) by unoh7 (https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/), on Flickr
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-21-2016
Replies: 142
Views: 19,161
Posted By uhoh7
https://c3.staticflickr.com/6/5752/31026512962_cd2...

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DSC01113-8 (https://flic.kr/p/PgGZmE) by unoh7 (https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/), RX1rii
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-19-2016
Replies: 516
Views: 45,844
Posted By uhoh7
https://c3.staticflickr.com/6/5725/30678639586_33f...

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DSC08901 (https://flic.kr/p/NJY3HQ) by unoh7 (https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/), A7.mod 28 cron
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-19-2016
Replies: 363
Views: 107,681
Posted By uhoh7
https://c3.staticflickr.com/6/5756/31083878986_597...

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DSC01069 (https://flic.kr/p/PmM1h3) by unoh7 (https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/), on Flickr
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-19-2016
Replies: 142
Views: 19,161
Posted By uhoh7
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M9 (https://flic.kr/p/Exe7zr) by unoh7 (https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/), on Flickr
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-19-2016
Replies: 1,431
Views: 195,740
Posted By uhoh7
https://c5.staticflickr.com/6/5715/30249241020_5dc...

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Autumn Ave (https://flic.kr/p/N62guh) by unoh7 (https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/), M9 ZM18
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-19-2016
Replies: 48
Views: 4,888
Posted By uhoh7
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Empress of Leaves (https://flic.kr/p/NHT2Bs) by unoh7 (https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/), on...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-19-2016
Replies: 333
Views: 54,053
Posted By uhoh7
https://c3.staticflickr.com/6/5707/30930241242_f75...

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Slipping Away (https://flic.kr/p/P8cz8q) by unoh7 (https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/), RX1rii
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-19-2016
Replies: 1,048
Views: 136,875
Posted By uhoh7
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Ford V8 (https://flic.kr/p/P8cpBb) by unoh7 (https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/), Rx1rii
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