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Forum: Travel 06-28-2018
Replies: 17
Views: 920
Posted By AJS Lamb
'PS London is very small' What? I live here and...

'PS London is very small'

What? I live here and I don't think it's small.
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 05-16-2018
Replies: 156
Views: 48,405
Posted By AJS Lamb
Nice photo, Michael.

Nice photo, Michael.
Forum: RFF Polls 05-01-2018
Replies: 43
Views: 1,476
Posted By AJS Lamb
Hi Tim, About 15 years ago, I was lucky enough...

Hi Tim,

About 15 years ago, I was lucky enough to buy a Cooke Speed Panchro series II 40mm (Cooke told me it was made in 1965). I was lucky enough to buy a focus mount from Leica UK and a camera...
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-29-2018
Replies: 5,735
Views: 519,107
Posted By AJS Lamb
That's a wonderful photo.

That's a wonderful photo.
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 01-27-2017
Replies: 24
Views: 3,828
Posted By AJS Lamb
"nice to see someone actually owning and using...

"nice to see someone actually owning and using these new Sigma's. any more info for us RFFers to read?'

One of the big plusses for me is the EVF. I didn't enjoy using the poor quality screen on the...
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 01-24-2017
Replies: 24
Views: 3,828
Posted By AJS Lamb
Dean, It's very early days and I'm not a...

Dean,

It's very early days and I'm not a technical hot-shot on this stuff but, so far, I prefer the look of the images I'm getting with the SD Quattro compared to the DP2M. I've had a few prints...
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 01-24-2017
Replies: 24
Views: 3,828
Posted By AJS Lamb
I've just bought a used SD Quattro and 30mm f1.4...

I've just bought a used SD Quattro and 30mm f1.4 Art so there's one person out there who didn't like it. On the other hand, I love it.

I'm treating it as a medium format camera loaded with 100 ISO...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-28-2015
Replies: 22
Views: 6,568
Posted By AJS Lamb
Where about in London are you staying? The Snappy...

Where about in London are you staying? The Snappy Snaps branch in Camden is excellent.
Actually, most branches of Snappy Snaps are good especially if you just want the film processed. They'll be a...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-11-2015
Replies: 23
Views: 8,899
Posted By AJS Lamb
"Both cameras in these configurations focus...

"Both cameras in these configurations focus inside of 3 feet for heads only portraits - pretty rare for MF.( you can't take head only portraits with the great 80mm Mamiya 7, for instance, because it...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 03-09-2015
Replies: 2,016
Views: 620,067
Posted By AJS Lamb
Colton, that is a terrific photo. Congrats!

Colton, that is a terrific photo. Congrats!
Forum: Fixed Lens 35mm RF 11-10-2014
Replies: 4
Views: 1,345
Posted By AJS Lamb
Hi Jan Good tip. Thanks. I'll give it a go....

Hi Jan

Good tip. Thanks. I'll give it a go.

Cheers

Andrew
Forum: Fixed Lens 35mm RF 11-03-2014
Replies: 4
Views: 1,345
Posted By AJS Lamb
Hi Jan, You're right, it is the correct battery....

Hi Jan,

You're right, it is the correct battery. I just hadn't worked out how to put it in properly! However, now that it's in, the meter still doesn't work. I've tried pressing the tiny button on...
Forum: Fixed Lens 35mm RF 10-31-2014
Replies: 4
Views: 1,345
Posted By AJS Lamb
Vitomatic IIICS battery

I've just taken possession of one these lovely cameras and would like to use the meter in it.

I bought a Wein Cell MRB 625 thinking that was the correct battery but it doesn't fit. Anyone know what...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-26-2014
Replies: 3,347
Views: 579,337
Posted By AJS Lamb
Great photo, Lawrence. Her outfit doesn't look...

Great photo, Lawrence. Her outfit doesn't look particularly '70s. That could just have easily been from the '50s.
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 08-16-2014
Replies: 836
Views: 84,939
Posted By AJS Lamb
Fantastic colours in this photo, Mauros. One of...

Fantastic colours in this photo, Mauros. One of the nicest Foveon shots I've seen.
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 08-16-2014
Replies: 836
Views: 84,939
Posted By AJS Lamb
Love this photo, Biel.

Love this photo, Biel.
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 02-10-2014
Replies: 213
Views: 25,468
Posted By AJS Lamb
I've just noticed that, on Amazon UK, the price...

I've just noticed that, on Amazon UK, the price of a DP2M has dropped since last week. It's now 369. Other dealers are offering similar low prices. Maybe something new is coming out.
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 02-10-2014
Replies: 213
Views: 25,468
Posted By AJS Lamb
I've seen the DP2M just over 400. Where did you...

I've seen the DP2M just over 400. Where did you see it for 349?
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-24-2013
Replies: 3,347
Views: 579,337
Posted By AJS Lamb
Nice photo, Jenquest.

Nice photo, Jenquest.
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 08-02-2013
Replies: 19
Views: 3,803
Posted By AJS Lamb
Hadn't considered reliability issues with the...

Hadn't considered reliability issues with the shutter. Either way, I'm sticking with the Bessa. The price is way, way too good.

Will cycle down to MWC at the start of next week to look for hoods....
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 08-02-2013
Replies: 19
Views: 3,803
Posted By AJS Lamb
MWC are great people. Maybe it helps that I can...

MWC are great people. Maybe it helps that I can go in and personally nag them. I get the sense they are a bit slow in replying to emails etc but I can vouch that they get bombarded with enquiries the...
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 08-01-2013
Replies: 19
Views: 3,803
Posted By AJS Lamb
Thanks for the info. I have a 6x6 Super Ikonta,...

Thanks for the info.

I have a 6x6 Super Ikonta, a 533-16, I think it's pre-war. Looks like an uncoated lens. If I use a slip on lens hood with this camera it becomes almost impossible to focus.

I...
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 08-01-2013
Replies: 19
Views: 3,803
Posted By AJS Lamb
Alex, despite much gentle tweaking I've had to...

Alex, despite much gentle tweaking I've had to admit defeat with my particular step-up ring.

I like the tip about using a vintage filter. I'll cycle down to mwclassic (where I bought the camera for...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-31-2013
Replies: 1
Views: 766
Posted By AJS Lamb
Just ordered some of the remaining Superia 400 in...

Just ordered some of the remaining Superia 400 in 120. Great shame it's being discontinued, I much preferred it to Portra.
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 07-31-2013
Replies: 19
Views: 3,803
Posted By AJS Lamb
Thanks for the tip, Alex. Will try again with the...

Thanks for the tip, Alex. Will try again with the step up ring.

As I said, in a previous post, I have a 37mm slip on hood but I hate having to stick it on every time I open up the camera. Knowing...
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 07-30-2013
Replies: 19
Views: 3,803
Posted By AJS Lamb
35.5mm step up ring doesn't work. Think it's 35mm.

35.5mm step up ring doesn't work. Think it's 35mm.
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 07-26-2013
Replies: 19
Views: 3,803
Posted By AJS Lamb
Nick, That's what I'm hoping. Just ordered a...

Nick,

That's what I'm hoping. Just ordered a 35.5 mm step up ring. Would be great if I could use a screw in. Just not comfortable with the amount of force I have to use with the slip on.

Either...
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 07-26-2013
Replies: 19
Views: 3,803
Posted By AJS Lamb
Well, a 34mm thread hood is too loose. I guess...

Well, a 34mm thread hood is too loose. I guess I'll have the push on....
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 07-25-2013
Replies: 19
Views: 3,803
Posted By AJS Lamb
Good point. Well, I've ordered a 34mm screw in...

Good point.

Well, I've ordered a 34mm screw in and will see if that's any good.
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 07-25-2013
Replies: 19
Views: 3,803
Posted By AJS Lamb
SH: eBay has lots of push 37mm lens hoods....

SH: eBay has lots of push 37mm lens hoods. Personally, I think a screw in hood might be more practical. You have to to remove the hood every time you close the camera, I think unscrewing might be...
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 07-24-2013
Replies: 19
Views: 3,803
Posted By AJS Lamb
Bessa II filter size

I've got a Bessa II, with a Color-Skopar lens, and have a 37mm push on lens shade for it. However, I was wondering if anyone knew what the the actually thread size was on the lens?

I think I would...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 07-12-2013
Replies: 135
Views: 11,818
Posted By AJS Lamb
I love my M3 but own other cameras that I prefer....

I love my M3 but own other cameras that I prefer. I have a tatty Super-Ikonta that I absolutely love.

However, there is one thing that makes Leica special and that is its history. No other camera...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 07-02-2013
Replies: 22
Views: 2,268
Posted By AJS Lamb
His war photography is always discussed but the...

His war photography is always discussed but the work in 'Homecoming', a self-explanatory titled book, is worth looking at.

A great photographer.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 06-21-2013
Replies: 7
Views: 975
Posted By AJS Lamb
Love the third one!

Love the third one!
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 06-13-2013
Replies: 26
Views: 8,329
Posted By AJS Lamb
Thanks for taking the time to post all this, Gary.

Thanks for taking the time to post all this, Gary.
Forum: Fixed Lens 35mm RF 06-07-2013
Replies: 160
Views: 28,119
Posted By AJS Lamb
In 120, my favourite used to be a Super Ikonta...

In 120, my favourite used to be a Super Ikonta but it's started playing up and, despite a couple of trips to the technician, it hasn't been fixed. I got more keepers with that camera than anything...
Forum: Fixed Lens 35mm RF 06-07-2013
Replies: 160
Views: 28,119
Posted By AJS Lamb
Another vote for the Olympus 35SP. Lovely lens....

Another vote for the Olympus 35SP.

Lovely lens. Seven elements! One for each day of the week.

Nice viewfinder.

I can't comment on the meter as I've never used it.

On the con side, I think the...
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 06-06-2013
Replies: 24
Views: 6,768
Posted By AJS Lamb
Parr's entry into Magnum was indeed...

Parr's entry into Magnum was indeed controversial:

http://alecsothblog.wordpress.com/2007/07/01/badgering-parr/

Thanks for the link, Roger. A nice set of pics. Personally, I think Parr can be cruel...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 04-14-2013
Replies: 84
Views: 36,480
Posted By AJS Lamb
Yuck! I put an apostrophe on cents. Ouch! Sorry.

Yuck! I put an apostrophe on cents. Ouch! Sorry.
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 04-14-2013
Replies: 84
Views: 36,480
Posted By AJS Lamb
I'll second PKR's comments. For my personal...

I'll second PKR's comments.

For my personal work, the print's the thing. Whether it's from digital or film, I get my prints done by local commercial labs. Even at 6x9, for me, there is a depth and...
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 03-01-2013
Replies: 836
Views: 84,939
Posted By AJS Lamb
"Still haven't quite made up my mind about the...

"Still haven't quite made up my mind about the DP2"

Bob, I had the DP2 Merrill and found it to be a really frustrating camera. Most of the problems with the camera have been mentioned but,...
Forum: Optics Theory - 01-29-2013
Replies: 1,928
Views: 1,751,651
Posted By AJS Lamb
That's a wonderful shot. Congrats.

That's a wonderful shot. Congrats.
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 08-29-2012
Replies: 103
Views: 27,290
Posted By AJS Lamb
Jeff I'm considering the DP2M. The appeal of...

Jeff

I'm considering the DP2M. The appeal of that kind of image quality in a compact is pretty strong.

Two questions: what's the AF like and how slow are the write times?

Thanks

Andrew
Forum: CSC : Digital Compact System Cameras - 07-20-2012
Replies: 73
Views: 15,385
Posted By AJS Lamb
Dear Mr Dexter-Haven, Sorry to hear B&H let you...

Dear Mr Dexter-Haven,

Sorry to hear B&H let you down. Did you drive all the way from Philadelphia? The NX200 is worth looking around for.

I once bought a lousy batch of 35mm colour neg off B&H....
Forum: CSC : Digital Compact System Cameras - 07-20-2012
Replies: 73
Views: 15,385
Posted By AJS Lamb
DP Review gave the NX200 a seriously good review....

DP Review gave the NX200 a seriously good review. I realise that this camera dates all the way back to 2011 but I am very forgiving.
Forum: CSC : Digital Compact System Cameras - 07-20-2012
Replies: 73
Views: 15,385
Posted By AJS Lamb
" I'm considering a digital compact system right...

" I'm considering a digital compact system right now, but Samsung just does not make the shortlist, and I can't even explain why!"

Fair enough! To each his, or her, own.

Before buying I went down...
Forum: CSC : Digital Compact System Cameras - 07-20-2012
Replies: 73
Views: 15,385
Posted By AJS Lamb
"Samsung sensors have traditionally lagged...

"Samsung sensors have traditionally lagged compared to Sony's, especially at high-ISO."

Probably but the superiority comes with a significant price hike.
Forum: CSC : Digital Compact System Cameras - 07-20-2012
Replies: 73
Views: 15,385
Posted By AJS Lamb
The Nex-7 is very, very expensive. The Samsung...

The Nex-7 is very, very expensive. The Samsung offers similar performance at a fraction of the price.

It all depends on what you want, of course. I was after a compact body and a small, fast prime....
Forum: CSC : Digital Compact System Cameras - 07-20-2012
Replies: 73
Views: 15,385
Posted By AJS Lamb
Maybe it's marketing? I've just acquired an...

Maybe it's marketing?

I've just acquired an NX200 (thanks, Robin) and think it's terrific. The 30 mm f2 pancake is a little gem and very competitively priced. What's not to like?
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-14-2012
Replies: 39
Views: 6,545
Posted By AJS Lamb
Try looking at mw.classic.com They're based in...

Try looking at mw.classic.com

They're based in Islington and I can't sing their praises too highly. You can ring them on 020 7354 3767. Speak to Mahendra.

Good luck!
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-08-2012
Replies: 3
Views: 949
Posted By AJS Lamb
Thanks for sharing this. Wonderful, wonderful...

Thanks for sharing this. Wonderful, wonderful photos.
Forum: Travel 01-16-2012
Replies: 35
Views: 6,607
Posted By AJS Lamb
Has the ship died? The owners are talking about...

Has the ship died? The owners are talking about it being back in business by November. Mind you, it's going to be one hell of an operation to re-float it.
Forum: Optics Theory - 01-11-2012
Replies: 6
Views: 4,063
Posted By AJS Lamb
"Are there alternatives?" A tripod. Don't wish...

"Are there alternatives?"

A tripod. Don't wish to sound facetious but a tripod allows you to use your current lenses without worrying about the need for speed.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-06-2012
Replies: 192
Views: 22,952
Posted By AJS Lamb
Seconded. Fantastic camera for the money.

Seconded. Fantastic camera for the money.
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 12-07-2011
Replies: 73
Views: 10,810
Posted By AJS Lamb
Leigh, thanks for the link.

Leigh, thanks for the link.
Forum: Olympus RF 11-23-2011
Replies: 14
Views: 4,231
Posted By AJS Lamb
I've just bought an SP and I'm a big fan. Pity...

I've just bought an SP and I'm a big fan. Pity that I only recently heard about this camera. It's just what I was looking for. Great lens on a nice, compact, manual rangefinder.
Forum: Olympus RF 11-16-2011
Replies: 65
Views: 7,838
Posted By AJS Lamb
This might sound a bit pathetic but can't you...

This might sound a bit pathetic but can't you take the battery into an electrical shop where they can test the battery for you?

I've recently bought an SP and think it's a terrific camera. The lens...
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-10-2011
Replies: 77
Views: 9,546
Posted By AJS Lamb
The McCurry interview was on the PM programme on...

The McCurry interview was on the PM programme on Tuesday.
Forum: Optics Theory - 08-16-2011
Replies: 52
Views: 8,070
Posted By AJS Lamb
I've just bought a second-hand Schneider 28mm PC,...

I've just bought a second-hand Schneider 28mm PC, in EOS mount to use on my 5D II and I'm delighted with the results.

I have also been testing out a Schneider 35mm f4 PC, in R mount, on the 5D II...
Forum: Fixed Lens 35mm RF 06-01-2011
Replies: 25
Views: 5,409
Posted By AJS Lamb
I second thegman's comments about the Contax T....

I second thegman's comments about the Contax T. In theory, it sounds like an ideal compact camera. In reality, it's somewhat disappointing. Pity.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-11-2011
Replies: 67
Views: 8,210
Posted By AJS Lamb
There are really famous M users, like Robert...

There are really famous M users, like Robert Frank, but I'm going to recommend a particular personal favourite of mine, Thurston Hopkins, an English photo-journalist. Lovely work.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 12-23-2010
Replies: 20
Views: 8,279
Posted By AJS Lamb
My Summarit is very soft wide open, considerably...

My Summarit is very soft wide open, considerably worse than Brian's seems to be. Closed down it is much better. Used with a traditional b/w film, like HP5 Plus, I think it can give some very nice...
Forum: Optics Theory - 09-01-2010
Replies: 1,928
Views: 1,751,651
Posted By AJS Lamb
C R The bokeh on that lovely horse photo is...

C R

The bokeh on that lovely horse photo is really pleasing. The shallow depth of field works a treat too. Congratulations all round.
Forum: Fixed Lens 35mm RF 06-10-2010
Replies: 2
Views: 2,651
Posted By AJS Lamb
I recently paid 160, on Ebay, for mine and I'm...

I recently paid 160, on Ebay, for mine and I'm really pleased with it. The lens is very good as is the meter.

All in all, a very nice camera and beautifully made.
Forum: Off Topic 04-30-2010
Replies: 75
Views: 4,698
Posted By AJS Lamb
I can understand the attitude of the guard, at...

I can understand the attitude of the guard, at the station. However, that woman, at the farmers' market, was a cretin and it sounds like a highly unpleasant end to the evening.

"And this is not NY...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-09-2010
Replies: 66
Views: 8,534
Posted By AJS Lamb
The M3, by a country mile. It's a jewel.

The M3, by a country mile. It's a jewel.
Forum: Zeiss Contax 01-05-2010
Replies: 21
Views: 3,606
Posted By AJS Lamb
John and Ray Many thanks for your replies.

John and Ray

Many thanks for your replies.
Forum: Zeiss Contax 01-04-2010
Replies: 21
Views: 3,606
Posted By AJS Lamb
I've got a coated Zeiss Opton 50mm f1.5 Sonnar,...

I've got a coated Zeiss Opton 50mm f1.5 Sonnar, am I right in thinking that the filter size is 40.5mm?

Incidentally, I'm using this recent acquision on my M3 thanks to one of Amedeo's adapters and...
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