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Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 23 Hours Ago
Replies: 1,072
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Posted By shawn
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Forum: Repair / Camera Care 23 Hours Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 317
Posted By shawn
Thanks, I haven't tackled this yet so these...

Thanks, I haven't tackled this yet so these additional thoughts are helpful. I'd like to get it up and running so I will strip the shell soon.

Thanks,

Shawn
Forum: CSC : Digital Compact System Cameras - 1 Day Ago
Replies: 34
Views: 912
Posted By shawn
And the original poster was looking for shallow...

And the original poster was looking for shallow DOF, and already has the 1.4.

Even stopped down I preferred the f1.4 to the f2. Just rendered differently. And the 1.4 doesn't have the distortion of...
Forum: CSC : Digital Compact System Cameras - 1 Day Ago
Replies: 34
Views: 912
Posted By shawn
The 35 f2 is a good lens, but the 1.4 is magical....

The 35 f2 is a good lens, but the 1.4 is magical. I've had both.

Shawn
Forum: CSC : Digital Compact System Cameras - 2 Days Ago
Replies: 34
Views: 912
Posted By shawn
The Q is crazy fun. The dial on the front can be...

The Q is crazy fun. The dial on the front can be set for a bunch of different looks to quickly swap between them. And if you play to its strength it is quite capable. Awesome for telephoto or macro....
Forum: CSC : Digital Compact System Cameras - 2 Days Ago
Replies: 34
Views: 912
Posted By shawn
Pentax Q with the 01 Prime lens is a 47mm...

Pentax Q with the 01 Prime lens is a 47mm equivalent. The lens if f1.9.

https://assets.hardwarezone.com/img/2011/10/PENTAX-Q-black4.jpg

Attached is a Q-S1 (bigger sensor) along with the 01 prime,...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 4 Days Ago
Replies: 1,597
Views: 277,598
Posted By shawn
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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 4 Days Ago
Replies: 947
Views: 187,796
Posted By shawn
Leica M240 Konica M-Hexanon Dual...

Leica M240 Konica M-Hexanon Dual 21/35

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The green one was a steam...
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 4 Days Ago
Replies: 54
Views: 1,388
Posted By shawn
Sigma has announced that they will have an L...

Sigma has announced that they will have an L mount 1:1:1 Foveon sensor camera (around 20 megapixels per layer) in 2020. But they haven't said much more about it than that so it isn't known what form...
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 1 Week Ago
Replies: 54
Views: 1,388
Posted By shawn
Small camera and a lens mount that will allow...

Small camera and a lens mount that will allow almost any lens made to mount to it.

Shawn
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 1 Week Ago
Replies: 54
Views: 1,388
Posted By shawn
Should be able to. I have the Sigma MC-11 (EF to...

Should be able to. I have the Sigma MC-11 (EF to Sony E mount) and use Sigma and Canon lenses on my Sony.

Shawn
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 1 Week Ago
Replies: 54
Views: 1,388
Posted By shawn
Love that they kept the 21:9 mode of the SQ...

Love that they kept the 21:9 mode of the SQ Quattro in it. Full frame and with adapted lenses this could be fun for panoramic shots.

Shawn
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 1 Week Ago
Replies: 0
Views: 114
Posted By shawn
Collapsible compatibility list

I seem to have a problem with multiplying collapsible 50mm lenses. Tonight I would measured their collapsed depth and checked collapsible compatibility with my IIIG, M240, Bessa T and Sony...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 1 Week Ago
Replies: 46
Views: 1,602
Posted By shawn
Almost positive that it is. You can see the...

Almost positive that it is. You can see the photoshopping on the VF, they blacked out the separation.

Shawn
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 1 Week Ago
Replies: 59
Views: 2,062
Posted By shawn
Still getting used to how wide it is. In the...

Still getting used to how wide it is. In the corners it will show some purple CA in high contrast situations, it vignettes and has a little bit of barrel distortion. The Lightroom profile corrects...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 1 Week Ago
Replies: 59
Views: 2,062
Posted By shawn
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Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 1 Week Ago
Replies: 59
Views: 2,062
Posted By shawn
Oh, that is awesome. Thanks for the info! Shawn

Oh, that is awesome. Thanks for the info!

Shawn
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 59
Views: 2,062
Posted By shawn
Nice, I didn't realize there was any other...

Nice, I didn't realize there was any other software that had corrections for volume distortions.

Shawn
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 59
Views: 2,062
Posted By shawn
Did you add the crop marks to the EVF? I didn't...

Did you add the crop marks to the EVF? I didn't think the M240 had an option to do that but I may have missed that as I rarely use the EVF.

Thanks,

Shawn
Forum: Digital Compacts 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 292
Views: 18,844
Posted By shawn
New firmware out. Improved AF, the grain effect...

New firmware out. Improved AF, the grain effect for the B&W modes and you have have it use shake reduction to correct the...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 59
Views: 2,062
Posted By shawn
Check out DXO ViewPoint. It has volume distortion...

Check out DXO ViewPoint. It has volume distortion correction in it to help with this. If you post an uncropped version I can run this on it to show you what it can do.

Shawn
Forum: Sony Alpha Mirrorless - All Models 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 50
Views: 4,522
Posted By shawn
I'd love to know how the Konica 28mm does on the...

I'd love to know how the Konica 28mm does on the Sony. I have a bunch of Konica LTM/M lenses but not that one.

Shawn
Forum: Sony Alpha Mirrorless - All Models 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 50
Views: 4,522
Posted By shawn
I shoot mostly vintage lens on my Sony too. With...

I shoot mostly vintage lens on my Sony too. With SLR lenses you should be pretty much always fine. When issues arise it is with rangefinder lenses and those on the wider end of the spectrum. With...
Forum: Fuji Digital General Discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 28
Views: 771
Posted By shawn
Use the AutoDR mode on the Fuji and set ISO to...

Use the AutoDR mode on the Fuji and set ISO to Auto with a max ISO of at least 400. That will help to keep your highlights intact too. What happens then is if the camera thinks it is going to blow...
Forum: Fuji Digital General Discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 28
Views: 771
Posted By shawn
With speedboosters you gain about a stop of light...

With speedboosters you gain about a stop of light no matter what aperture you are set at. You also loose the crop factor which is nice.

I have a Lens Turbo II that I used with my old XP2. It worked...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 395
Views: 55,005
Posted By shawn
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1932 II/III conversion, uncoated nickel Elmar

Shawn
Forum: Photography General Interest 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 5,513
Views: 487,018
Posted By shawn
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Leica M240 Konica M-Hexanon Dual 21-35mm

Shawn
Forum: Photography General Interest 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 5,513
Views: 487,018
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Shawn
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 59
Views: 2,062
Posted By shawn
Great shots. I gave this a try today. Definitely...

Great shots. I gave this a try today. Definitely need to work on recalibrating my brain (haven't shot a lot of 1:1) but I did enjoy the wide FOV and square format. A7RII and either the Voigtlander...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 46
Views: 1,602
Posted By shawn
Not that you should need to but try a reverse...

Not that you should need to but try a reverse image search and you might be able to find where he got that other picture from. Even without the difference in the screw it is obvious it was a...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 95
Views: 3,514
Posted By shawn
Popflash just had one for I think $2100. They are...

Popflash just had one for I think $2100. They are getting pretty common to find for around $2300 to $2500.

Shawn
Forum: Hardware / Computers / Drives / etc 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 74
Views: 1,460
Posted By shawn
The FAT doesn't have to be written to the same...

The FAT doesn't have to be written to the same hardware place all the time, just the same logical place. That is what wear leveling is about, if the card supports that. If it is actual FAT than the...
Forum: Hardware / Computers / Drives / etc 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 74
Views: 1,460
Posted By shawn
True. But then I've never had scratches, dust,...

True.

But then I've never had scratches, dust, bad processing, water marks, QC guy cutting into my image, light leaks, frame overlap, curling, sprockets tearing or failure to advance with my SD...
Forum: Hardware / Computers / Drives / etc 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 74
Views: 1,460
Posted By shawn
Don't leave them on the card. "Develop" your...

Don't leave them on the card. "Develop" your shots after taking them.

Shawn
Forum: Hardware / Computers / Drives / etc 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 74
Views: 1,460
Posted By shawn
ZAR isn't about fixing the drive, it should have...

ZAR isn't about fixing the drive, it should have prompted you where you wanted it to copy the recovered photos to a folder on your hard drive. Follow the directions on that page.

Recovery software...
Forum: Hardware / Computers / Drives / etc 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 74
Views: 1,460
Posted By shawn
Do not format the drive. Don't know what Windows...

Do not format the drive. Don't know what Windows options are but basically don't have windows do anything. That it is prompting is good, that means the drive itself is probably working. Just that the...
Forum: Hardware / Computers / Drives / etc 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 74
Views: 1,460
Posted By shawn
No, just potentially different tools. First...

No, just potentially different tools.

First thing to probably do is flip the write protect switch on the card. That way nothing should write to the disk, that will help protect your files. After...
Forum: Hardware / Computers / Drives / etc 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 74
Views: 1,460
Posted By shawn
Are you Mac or PC? Shawn

Are you Mac or PC?

Shawn
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 317
Posted By shawn
Canon 7 reglue shutter curtain?

When I went to advance my Canon 7 today the wind felt very odd. Opening it up and watching it while cranking it is looks the bottom leading edge of the curtain (second?) is coming loose from the...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 16
Views: 661
Posted By shawn
Elmar's were marked 50mm before they switched to...

Elmar's were marked 50mm before they switched to 5cm somewhere in the 1930s. My 1932ish Elmar is marked 50mm.

Shawn
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 16
Views: 661
Posted By shawn
1925 Leica I?

Really early Leica I on the bay...

https://www.ebay.com/itm/273897406759?ul_noapp=true


... if it is real.

Shawn
Forum: Nikon Mirrorless 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 21
Views: 2,156
Posted By shawn
The close focus part of the cam hits something...

The close focus part of the cam hits something inside the body which prevents the lens from focusing through most of its normal range. If that part of the cam is machined off I have read that they...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 59
Views: 2,062
Posted By shawn
I will be trying to same. For anyone with a Sony...

I will be trying to same. For anyone with a Sony A7 series the Voigtlander 15mm is just about the right focal length to give you just a little extra width.

Turn on
Grid Line -> Square Grid

and...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 40
Views: 1,156
Posted By shawn
Thanks, mine too. Shawn

Thanks, mine too.

Shawn
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 40
Views: 1,156
Posted By shawn
Yes, I was very impressed with it too. I'll...

Yes, I was very impressed with it too. I'll probably try another just Elmar and Elmar on the M240 in color to see how they compare.

Shawn
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 40
Views: 1,156
Posted By shawn
Album with larger versions...

Album with larger versions here:

https://www.flickr.com/gp/[email protected]/Lb2Gg9

Winch in full size (click it I think to view full size and then click again to see at...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 40
Views: 1,156
Posted By shawn
Look through the viewfinder(s) of the III and...

Look through the viewfinder(s) of the III and then the M240..... ;)

Shawn
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 40
Views: 1,156
Posted By shawn
This site is saying around ASA 2....

This site is saying around ASA 2.

https://www.photomemorabilia.co.uk/Colour_Darkroom/Early_Agfa.html#anchorfilm

So that sailboat shot above would have been around 1/3 of a second. (Original DNG is...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 40
Views: 1,156
Posted By shawn
Cool, I knew Kodachrome wasn’t out in 35mm till...

Cool, I knew Kodachrome wasn’t out in 35mm till 1936ish. What speed was Agfa color film. Based on that shot it must have been very slow, single digit iso maybe? That would have made these shots...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 40
Views: 1,156
Posted By shawn
Hard to do this in...

Hard to do this in...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 40
Views: 1,156
Posted By shawn
In all but the last pair of sailboat pictures the...

In all but the last pair of sailboat pictures the first shot is TriX.

Shawn
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 40
Views: 1,156
Posted By shawn
Post Thanks, one more take of that same shot. This...

Thanks, one more take of that same shot. This time through DXO PhotoLab II using the ADOX CHS 100 II look along with a little bit of DXO...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 40
Views: 1,156
Posted By shawn
Yes, the old Elmar is usable on the digital Leica...

Yes, the old Elmar is usable on the digital Leica as lenses went to the standard flange distance in 1932. Was more interested in what the combo of old body and old lens looked like to the newer body...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 40
Views: 1,156
Posted By shawn
m240 DNG in Iridient using the monochrome RAW...

m240 DNG in Iridient using the monochrome RAW process. Contrast turned down.

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m240 DNG in DXO Filmpack5 using TriX preset. Exposure...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 40
Views: 1,156
Posted By shawn
Last one the old Elmar was flaring. The dock shot...

Last one the old Elmar was flaring. The dock shot has a little of that too.

At that size I agree the shots are more alike than not if the differences in brightness are ignored. The old Elmar does...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 40
Views: 1,156
Posted By shawn
I think that is mostly brightness really. If I...

I think that is mostly brightness really. If I boost the m240 up a little they are pretty close. That was a rabbit hole I didn't really want to go down though as there are so many different...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 40
Views: 1,156
Posted By shawn
Few...

Few...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 40
Views: 1,156
Posted By shawn
Leica vs Leica (81 years apart)

Thought this could be fun.

1932 Leica III (updated) with pre-war nickel Elmar of basically the same vintage. No serial number but it has the 7 oclock infinity position. TriX in HC110 1:63 for 9...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 59
Views: 2,062
Posted By shawn
When comparing against different aspect ratios I...

When comparing against different aspect ratios I find it easiest to just look at vertical or horizontal FOV. Whichever one you aren't cropping In this case vertical would be best as you are...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 152
Views: 41,687
Posted By shawn
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Shawn
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-13-2019
Replies: 60
Views: 1,345
Posted By shawn
For those that haven't used it the lens w/adapter...

For those that haven't used it the lens w/adapter pops right on and off though so it is easy to put the lens/adapter in a coat pocket and the camera in another. Just leave the trim ring at home. The...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-11-2019
Replies: 60
Views: 1,345
Posted By shawn
Ricoh GW-4 and the GV-1 gives you 21mm and an OVF...

Ricoh GW-4 and the GV-1 gives you 21mm and an OVF with both 21 and 28mm frame lines.

Shawn
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-11-2019
Replies: 60
Views: 1,345
Posted By shawn
The OVF thing is funny. Normally I really like an...

The OVF thing is funny. Normally I really like an OVF but for 28mm (and people) I kind of like not having one. With an OVF I have to get a little too close, but using the LCD I can stand a couple of...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-10-2019
Replies: 60
Views: 1,345
Posted By shawn
I have a x100 but use the GRIII more due to its...

I have a x100 but use the GRIII more due to its size.

Surprised you don't like B&W on the GRIII. It is *very* customizable with the four different starting points (monotone, Hi-Contrast, Soft...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 06-10-2019
Replies: 18
Views: 646
Posted By shawn
Yes, the megapixels are getting so high it is...

Yes, the megapixels are getting so high it is easy to crop and still leave a lot of resolution. I do this with my A7RII shooting panoramic photos. Turn on the square framing guide (4x6 boxes in the...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount Copies 06-08-2019
Replies: 3
Views: 328
Posted By shawn
Some from...

Some from...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 06-08-2019
Replies: 0
Views: 172
Posted By shawn
Kobalux/Avenon viewfinder cla?

Has anyone opened up an Avenon/PasOptik,Kobalux
21mm viewfinder? I just received one (NOS in the box with its front and back cover) but it has a little haze inside. I'd like to clean it but am having...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount Copies 06-01-2019
Replies: 3
Views: 328
Posted By shawn
Kobalux 21mm f2.8

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Just received this lens from KEH. I lucked out as it turned out to be the latest M-Series version. That had revised optics and focuses...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 06-01-2019
Replies: 8
Views: 463
Posted By shawn
I fit the XP2 with a prime mounted and 4 more...

I fit the XP2 with a prime mounted and 4 more lenses into my F5XB. Make three vertical dividers and then get extra rear lens caps. Hot glue them back to back and you can fit 2 primes in each divider...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-31-2019
Replies: 8,807
Views: 859,321
Posted By shawn
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Kobalux 21mm f2.8, 3rd generation. Just got it and took a couple of...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 05-28-2019
Replies: 75
Views: 7,471
Posted By shawn
Heads up... KEH currently has one listed in...

Heads up... KEH currently has one listed in excellent condition, 10% off sale ends at midnight.

Shawn
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-27-2019
Replies: 555
Views: 13,496
Posted By shawn
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M240 Konica M-Hexanon 90mm

Shawn
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-27-2019
Replies: 5,513
Views: 487,018
Posted By shawn
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M240 Elmar-M 50mm
Shawn
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-27-2019
Replies: 25
Views: 843
Posted By shawn
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Shawn
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-26-2019
Replies: 25
Views: 843
Posted By shawn
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Shawn
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-26-2019
Replies: 555
Views: 13,496
Posted By shawn
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D700 500m f4p

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Coolpix A


Shawn
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 05-25-2019
Replies: 3
Views: 339
Posted By shawn
Rick Olsen Brightscreen in Rollei 2.8c

I just finished installing a new mirror and Rick Olsen's Brightscreen into my Rollei 2.8c Planar.

The old screen was dim and fairly difficult to see with uneven illumination. In bright sun I tended...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 05-25-2019
Replies: 2,125
Views: 589,291
Posted By shawn
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Shawn
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-25-2019
Replies: 5,513
Views: 487,018
Posted By shawn
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GRIII

Shawn
Forum: Canon Rangefinders - Peter Dechert and Peter Kitchingman 05-24-2019
Replies: 10
Views: 2,507
Posted By shawn
Take the cover off and clean the prisms in the...

Take the cover off and clean the prisms in the rangefinder. It made a big difference on mine.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w7diog_cxus&

Shawn
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-20-2019
Replies: 25
Views: 843
Posted By shawn
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Shawn
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-19-2019
Replies: 8,807
Views: 859,321
Posted By shawn
Yes, I was really surprised by how solid it feels...

Yes, I was really surprised by how solid it feels and how smooth it winds and shoots.

Shawn
Forum: Digital Compacts 05-19-2019
Replies: 6
Views: 363
Posted By shawn
Just say you left it in the dryer a little to...

Just say you left it in the dryer a little to long....

http://j.mp/2Ths5lV


EDIT: Nevermind... that link was for the first version of the APS-C camera. The GRIII is very close in size to my...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-19-2019
Replies: 8,807
Views: 859,321
Posted By shawn
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/40916497343_16...

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I bought this combo (basically mint) for the lens but it turns out...
Forum: Fuji Digital General Discussion 05-19-2019
Replies: 29
Views: 1,058
Posted By shawn
When I had the XP1 I hung onto my D700 for action...

When I had the XP1 I hung onto my D700 for action work. With the XP2 there was no need, its AF-C was faster/better than the D700. Esp. with the Fuji 100-400. Battery life with that lens in AF-C with...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-19-2019
Replies: 27
Views: 1,275
Posted By shawn
If they see the XP2 they would likely ban it....

If they see the XP2 they would likely ban it. Looks to professional.

If you are looking for a tiny telephoto camera pic up a used Pentax Q series. (Q7 or Q-S1 have better sensors). A tiny C mount...
Forum: Jim Lager - Leica Historian 05-18-2019
Replies: 25
Views: 1,091
Posted By shawn
That makes sense, the bulge could be covering the...

That makes sense, the bulge could be covering the extra space for the original eyepiece. Could also be why the trim rings on the front of the RF/VF are different.

Shawn
Forum: Jim Lager - Leica Historian 05-18-2019
Replies: 25
Views: 1,091
Posted By shawn
Not even remotely an expert but that also has the...

Not even remotely an expert but that also has the diopter adjustment where it should be for a IIIc. On a III or IIIa it would be on the eyepiece itself. It is a stepper top and the area around the...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-13-2019
Replies: 25
Views: 843
Posted By shawn
https://live.staticflickr.com/965/40407455530_e898...

https://live.staticflickr.com/965/40407455530_e898853ee8_b.jpg

Shawn
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-13-2019
Replies: 46
Views: 1,413
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https://live.staticflickr.com/5541/10699632035_39fe6e3d2a_b.jpg

Shawn
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-13-2019
Replies: 25
Views: 843
Posted By shawn
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https://live.staticflickr.com/4674/39802978991_70e6b1c434_b.jpg

Shawn
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-12-2019
Replies: 25
Views: 843
Posted By shawn
https://live.staticflickr.com/4753/39613129064_c4d...

https://live.staticflickr.com/4753/39613129064_c4d77aca03_b.jpg

Shawn
Forum: Xpan & Other Panoramics 05-12-2019
Replies: 1,804
Views: 369,265
Posted By shawn
Almost every ILC digital camera can shoot...

Almost every ILC digital camera can shoot panoramic shots quite easily.

For a 3:2 sensor...

Turn on the 1/3 frame gridlines and use the center row for framing and you have 4.5:1 AR. (for a sensor...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-12-2019
Replies: 8,807
Views: 859,321
Posted By shawn
The GW-4 gives you 21mm on the GRIII. Then get a...

The GW-4 gives you 21mm on the GRIII. Then get a GV-1 and you have an OVF with 21 and 28mm framelines. The whole package is still pretty small for what it is.

Shawn
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-11-2019
Replies: 25
Views: 843
Posted By shawn
https://live.staticflickr.com/961/41313785275_027e...

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https://live.staticflickr.com/1758/27543964787_3c5965ce0b_b.jpg

Shawn
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-11-2019
Replies: 25
Views: 843
Posted By shawn
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/33951174878_0c...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/33951174878_0c8e6694b1_b.jpg

https://live.staticflickr.com/1674/23999323252_f5e152388f_b.jpg

https://live.staticflickr.com/4906/44318892510_888d753dd2_b.jpg

http...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 05-10-2019
Replies: 115
Views: 7,718
Posted By shawn
https://live.staticflickr.com/1865/44290093171_631...

https://live.staticflickr.com/1865/44290093171_631f36fc68_c.jpg

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https...
Forum: Xpan & Other Panoramics 05-10-2019
Replies: 1,804
Views: 369,265
Posted By shawn
So where should people create a thread to “Show...

So where should people create a thread to “Show us your recent panoramic shots!”

The thread is about images, not about cameras.

Shawn
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 05-09-2019
Replies: 110
Views: 4,818
Posted By shawn
Very useful for focus checks for sure. But...

Very useful for focus checks for sure. But shooting with the EVF is wildly different than using an OVF. Way more shutter lag and a long blackout period after the shot. Battery life drops off a lot...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 05-09-2019
Replies: 110
Views: 4,818
Posted By shawn
It is sharp but you will get some magenta color...

It is sharp but you will get some magenta color shifts on the sides. Not always but pretty frequently. CornerFix can help and if you convert to B&W it is no issue either.

Shawn
Forum: Digital Compacts 05-07-2019
Replies: 1,169
Views: 236,605
Posted By shawn
v1.1 software fixes the low(ish) light hunting...

v1.1 software fixes the low(ish) light hunting issue.

Shawn
Forum: Nikon Mirrorless 04-29-2019
Replies: 35
Views: 1,608
Posted By shawn
As one who has fairly recently gone over to the...

As one who has fairly recently gone over to the adapted lens side there are several advantages...

1) Lens choices (literally thousands available)
2) Cost (most of the time much less money than...
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-28-2019
Replies: 8,807
Views: 859,321
Posted By shawn
Wow, nice score! Shawn

Wow, nice score!

Shawn
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-28-2019
Replies: 5,513
Views: 487,018
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L...
Forum: Digital Compacts 04-28-2019
Replies: 1,169
Views: 236,605
Posted By shawn
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https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/33845810278_7d19a1e555_c.jpg

GR3

Shawn
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 04-25-2019
Replies: 544
Views: 154,334
Posted By shawn
Thanks for the tip on the vulcanite. I'm trying...

Thanks for the tip on the vulcanite.

I'm trying to date the lens. No serial number (confirmed with a microscope) which I saw means pre-1933. Based on the flange width and the 0 near the infinity...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 04-25-2019
Replies: 544
Views: 154,334
Posted By shawn
It is nickel! In great shape, shutters look...

It is nickel! In great shape, shutters look excellent, fires fine, viewfinder and rangefinder are good and the glass on the Elmar looks excellent....
Forum: Digital Compacts 04-24-2019
Replies: 292
Views: 18,844
Posted By shawn
Thanks, I like how that one turned out. The...

Thanks, I like how that one turned out.

The camera created JPEG is attached to show the differences in color and tone from RPP64.

I import everything into Lightroom. If I have a file I want to...
Forum: Digital Compacts 04-23-2019
Replies: 292
Views: 18,844
Posted By shawn
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/32739388457_71...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/32739388457_71d6d1f7b3_c.jpg

GRIII DNG in RPP64

Shawn
Forum: Digital Compacts 04-23-2019
Replies: 292
Views: 18,844
Posted By shawn
So do I. Looking at my library I have roughly...

So do I. Looking at my library I have

roughly 86% are <=ISO 1600

roughly 9% from <=ISO 6400 and >ISO 1600

roughly 3% from >ISO 6400 and <=ISO 12800

roughly .01% >ISO 12800 and <=ISO 102400
Forum: Digital Compacts 04-23-2019
Replies: 292
Views: 18,844
Posted By shawn
Was just a test in subdued lighting indoors. It...

Was just a test in subdued lighting indoors.

It will focus in lower light too but it is back to the slower hunting focus. Attached is ISO 80,000 at 1/15 at f2.8 in my basement with the lights out....
Forum: Digital Compacts 04-23-2019
Replies: 292
Views: 18,844
Posted By shawn
I think it made a big improvement in lower light...

I think it made a big improvement in lower light focusing. Once it started hunting before it got really slow and took seconds to focus. Now it focus in a quarter of a second in low light (Ev...
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-23-2019
Replies: 46
Views: 1,674
Posted By shawn
van Gogh produced something like 1000 oil...

van Gogh produced something like 1000 oil paintings. I think most people know a handful of his works.

Shawn
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 04-23-2019
Replies: 19
Views: 759
Posted By shawn
I bought that lens from someone on ebay that...

I bought that lens from someone on ebay that converts them. LTM/M is a tight fit due to the flange focal length.

For digitals (m4/3, Fuji and Sony) there are available mounts that can be bought to...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 04-21-2019
Replies: 10
Views: 789
Posted By shawn
Thanks for your results with stand and tri-x....

Thanks for your results with stand and tri-x. When I've done stand using HC-110 and Tri-X it really brings out the grain and I didn't like the results. Might try again with a bit more agitation....
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-20-2019
Replies: 1,501
Views: 194,205
Posted By shawn
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Shawn
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 04-20-2019
Replies: 7
Views: 462
Posted By shawn
Vuescan will let many older scanners work with...

Vuescan will let many older scanners work with newer operating systems.

Check Saver's, Salvation Army and places like that too. They seem to regularly have scanners. I picked up an older Epson v500...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 04-20-2019
Replies: 544
Views: 154,334
Posted By shawn
Thanks. I saw the difference in the location of...

Thanks. I saw the difference in the location of the D.R.P. but didn't know how that fit into the time frame. Interesting that it was converted after only a couple of years.

I'll take better shots...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 04-20-2019
Replies: 544
Views: 154,334
Posted By shawn
Thanks for the correction. Missed the iii vs...

Thanks for the correction. Missed the iii vs iiia, didn’t even realize that was a thing. Can’t wait to put some film through it. Supposed to be serviced and ready to go.

Fingers crossed for...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 04-20-2019
Replies: 544
Views: 154,334
Posted By shawn
Couple of more shots...

Couple of more shots...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 04-20-2019
Replies: 544
Views: 154,334
Posted By shawn
Can one of the experts check me on this one....

Can one of the experts check me on this one. Don't have it in hand yet.

1932 ii that was converted to a iiia.
Based on the L shaped diopter adjustment I think that means it is a pre-war...
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-19-2019
Replies: 8,807
Views: 859,321
Posted By shawn
Great camera in beautiful shape. They are lots of...

Great camera in beautiful shape. They are lots of fun, enjoy it.

Shawn
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 04-18-2019
Replies: 6
Views: 579
Posted By shawn
They have them on their ebay site for $60. For...

They have them on their ebay site for $60. For that price you can get a similar Sirui ballhead with arca clamp though.

Shawn
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 04-13-2019
Replies: 8
Views: 262
Posted By shawn
Jon Goodman sells pre-cut foam kits for lots of...

Jon Goodman sells pre-cut foam kits for lots of cameras. Last time I bought a XA3 kit it was $9. That came with full directions for installation and I think also how to remove the top to clean the...
Forum: Photo Software 04-08-2019
Replies: 26
Views: 768
Posted By shawn
On my phone the DNG files are actually smaller...

On my phone the DNG files are actually smaller than the TIFF files, about half the size. It is only slightly larger than the max quality JPEG setting.

I like the DNG option as I can use RPP64 which...
Forum: Photo Software 04-08-2019
Replies: 26
Views: 768
Posted By shawn
Heard back from the developer of 645 Pro. The...

Heard back from the developer of 645 Pro. The volume control not working is an issue with the latest iOS and will be fixed in next update.

For the inverted viewfinder, normal file they had that...
Forum: Photo Software 04-08-2019
Replies: 26
Views: 768
Posted By shawn
I like holding it the other way as the camera on...

I like holding it the other way as the camera on bottom right is easy to cover with fingers. You can lock rotation but I don’t know how that effects the files. I was talking about the Hilo support in...
Forum: Photo Software 04-07-2019
Replies: 26
Views: 768
Posted By shawn
BTW, I realized the inversion options (L/R or...

BTW, I realized the inversion options (L/R or up/down) also write that to the files. Could flip it easily enough in post but I have requested the option to display inverted (either L/R and/or...
Forum: Photo Software 04-07-2019
Replies: 26
Views: 768
Posted By shawn
That doesn't work on my 6s either. Might be a bug...

That doesn't work on my 6s either. Might be a bug in the software?

I really like the Release Shutter after AF/AE-L = Lift Only feature. Manual says that doesn't work with the volume + so I'm not...
Forum: Photo Software 04-07-2019
Replies: 26
Views: 768
Posted By shawn
Explore the settings and options too. That was...

Explore the settings and options too. That was how I found you can invert the image, it was a compatibility setting for additional hardware but works alone too.

DNG files look good when processed...
Forum: Photo Software 04-07-2019
Replies: 26
Views: 768
Posted By shawn
You can get away without reading it but I found a...

You can get away without reading it but I found a bunch of tricks and tips after reading through it.

Shawn
Forum: Photo Software 04-07-2019
Replies: 26
Views: 768
Posted By shawn
Should be great with that phone. Shawn

Should be great with that phone.

Shawn
Forum: Photo Software 04-07-2019
Replies: 26
Views: 768
Posted By shawn
Raid, Based on the manual my guess is that the...

Raid,

Based on the manual my guess is that the oldest phone the current version runs on is a 4s. I think that is the oldest phone supported by current versions of IOS too. There is an option to...
Forum: Photo Software 04-07-2019
Replies: 26
Views: 768
Posted By shawn
iPhone camera app 645 Pro MKIII...

I just upgraded to a new to me iPhone 6s Plus. Camera is a bit better than my old phone as it has OIS and is 12 megapixels. Haven't shot much with it yet but I was revisiting camera apps. Many are...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 04-05-2019
Replies: 46
Views: 1,865
Posted By shawn
Haven't put film through it yet but shutter and...

Haven't put film through it yet but shutter and meter seem fine. Can't say anything about film advance though. Was planning for the same combo with the 25mm Snapshot skopar and OVF.

Shawn
Forum: Optics Theory - 04-04-2019
Replies: 86
Views: 2,075
Posted By shawn
Nope, they are straight too. Shawn

Nope, they are straight too.

Shawn
Forum: Optics Theory - 04-04-2019
Replies: 86
Views: 2,075
Posted By shawn
I just imported the picture into lightroom and...

I just imported the picture into lightroom and put a grid up over it after rotating the picture so the slats are vertical. Only one slat is fully visible, it is straight. The attached is at 300%...
Forum: Optics Theory - 04-04-2019
Replies: 86
Views: 2,075
Posted By shawn
Barrel distortion is an optical defect of the...

Barrel distortion is an optical defect of the lens, it is not inherent in the focal length.

Shawn
Forum: Optics Theory - 04-04-2019
Replies: 86
Views: 2,075
Posted By shawn
If you have the same FOV and the same distance...

If you have the same FOV and the same distance from the subject you don't get a difference in perspective distortion because of sensor size.

A FF 35mm would have the same perspective distortion as...
Forum: Optics Theory - 04-04-2019
Replies: 86
Views: 2,075
Posted By shawn
If you aren't getting it with the x100 it is...

If you aren't getting it with the x100 it is because you are now holding it level. The X100 will absolutely give the same perspective distortion if it is tilted.

Shawn
Forum: Optics Theory - 04-04-2019
Replies: 86
Views: 2,075
Posted By shawn
Lens distortion would mean the window frame...

Lens distortion would mean the window frame wasn't a straight line, or that the subway fences weren't a straight line but were curved.

This is an actual example of lens distortion from the Fuji 35mm...
Forum: Optics Theory - 04-04-2019
Replies: 86
Views: 2,075
Posted By shawn
No, because those corrections have nothing to do...

No, because those corrections have nothing to do with a 'flaw' in the lens. That is the reality of all wide angle lenses, even an optically 'perfect' lens will have perspective and volume...
Forum: Optics Theory - 04-04-2019
Replies: 86
Views: 2,075
Posted By shawn
Here is a DXO tutorial...

Here is a DXO tutorial (https://www.dxo.com/project/correcting-volume-deformation-with-dxo-viewpoint/) for their volume corrections. Works well and is easy to combine with their other corrections...
Forum: Optics Theory - 04-04-2019
Replies: 86
Views: 2,075
Posted By shawn
If you are looking for perspective and volume...

If you are looking for perspective and volume deformation corrections then DXO Viewpoint gives a lot of control.

https://www.dxo.com/dxo-viewpoint/

Shawn
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-01-2019
Replies: 119
Views: 2,042
Posted By shawn
With that lens I'd be OK with scale focus but if...

With that lens I'd be OK with scale focus but if you wanted more... how about the Rollei 35 with focus indicator lights in the viewfinder like on a Nikon DSLR. Just arrows telling you which way to...
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-31-2019
Replies: 119
Views: 2,042
Posted By shawn
A7 series is probably in that range. My F3 is...

A7 series is probably in that range. My F3 is considerably wider than my A7RII, roughly the same height and the body thickness is pretty close. Sony is thicker on the body itself (and grip), F3 is...
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-31-2019
Replies: 119
Views: 2,042
Posted By shawn
Haven't they already made a digital that was...

Haven't they already made a digital that was basically the same size or even smaller?

GR1s 117mm x 61mm x 26,5mm (34mm at grip)


GRII 117.0 mm (W) × 62.8 mm (H) × 34.7
GRIII...
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-31-2019
Replies: 119
Views: 2,042
Posted By shawn
A digital rolleiflex and/or a real TLR that uses...

A digital rolleiflex and/or a real TLR that uses Instax WIDE film.

Rollei 35 Sd (digital)

A digital Barnack

(no screen on any of the above, just shoot raw and have ISO be setable)

Shawn
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 03-30-2019
Replies: 43
Views: 1,623
Posted By shawn
Mine was supposed to be delivered yesterday but...

Mine was supposed to be delivered yesterday but nobody was available to sign for it. Should have it Monday.

Shawn
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-28-2019
Replies: 85
Views: 2,263
Posted By shawn
Are you shooting with a Novoflex Noflexar????...

Are you shooting with a Novoflex Noflexar????

Shawn
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 03-28-2019
Replies: 163
Views: 5,071
Posted By shawn
Ricoh GRIII is pretty tiny with an APS-C sensor....

Ricoh GRIII is pretty tiny with an APS-C sensor. It is basically the same size as the cell phone sized sensor GRD series. Slightly longer but not as tall as an Olympus XA3. The Ricoh is hiding behind...
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-27-2019
Replies: 8,807
Views: 859,321
Posted By shawn
Just received an adapter ring...

Just received an adapter ring (https://www.ebay.com/itm/Adapter-Ring-for-Minox35-2-8-Lens-to-Sony-E-Mount-Camera/112699020562?ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT&_trksid=p2057872.m2749.l2649) for a Minox...
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-26-2019
Replies: 91
Views: 2,568
Posted By shawn
As far as the grain in the capital building why...

As far as the grain in the capital building why would the scanning make it that much more prevalent? I haven't noticed big differences in grain between my scanners though I haven't really gone...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-24-2019
Replies: 2,998
Views: 478,132
Posted By shawn
https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7800/40490857393_e6...

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7800/40490857393_e65dc6ce90_c.jpg

Shawn
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-24-2019
Replies: 91
Views: 2,568
Posted By shawn
It is not Acros. When they released it Fuji...

It is not Acros. When they released it Fuji explained why they couldn't bring that to the earlier generations of cameras as they needed the higher resolution sensor and more powerful processor that...
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-24-2019
Replies: 91
Views: 2,568
Posted By shawn
The x100 doesn't have the Acros setting. That is...

The x100 doesn't have the Acros setting. That is only in the 24 megapixel Fuji's like the x100f.

Shawn
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-23-2019
Replies: 8,807
Views: 859,321
Posted By shawn
It is a Retina I model 148. Great camera, one of...

It is a Retina I model 148. Great camera, one of my favorites. That Ektar lens does well. Shoot some color with it too.

Shawn
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 03-23-2019
Replies: 20
Views: 1,345
Posted By shawn
Sure they...

Sure they did.
https://www.dagcamera.com/store/p128/Sample_Photo_showing_static_electricity_on_film_taken_in_early_M3_Camera_with_glass_pressure_plate..html

Shawn
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 03-23-2019
Replies: 20
Views: 1,345
Posted By shawn
I was thinking rust too. Near the edges of the...

I was thinking rust too. Near the edges of the sensor it looks like moisture under the glass.

Shawn
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-23-2019
Replies: 91
Views: 2,568
Posted By shawn
Nice comparison. If you want to get more of that...

Nice comparison. If you want to get more of that HP-5 look on the Fuji crank up the ISO in Acros. Take the same shot at lots of different speeds to see how the look changes and then run with the one...
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-22-2019
Replies: 91
Views: 2,568
Posted By shawn
If you are using ACROS and want grain crank up...

If you are using ACROS and want grain crank up the ISO. Acros works differently in that instead of trying to simply remove noise it replaces it with grain. This is for JPEGs produced in camera, not...
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-22-2019
Replies: 91
Views: 2,568
Posted By shawn
This is completely adjustable on the Fuji's....

This is completely adjustable on the Fuji's. While looking through the viewfinder press the disp button on the back and it will change to a different display with less info on it. You can also go...
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-20-2019
Replies: 18
Views: 690
Posted By shawn
Use that with the Tech Art Pro and the Elmar will...

Use that with the Tech Art Pro and the Elmar will autofocus on the Sony A7II series and up.

Shawn
Forum: Digital Compacts 03-20-2019
Replies: 292
Views: 18,844
Posted By shawn
I have an off brand Li-50B for a Pentax WG-3 and...

I have an off brand Li-50B for a Pentax WG-3 and it is not the same battery as the GRIII. It is physically smaller. Also have a LI-92 (not B) that is the same size as the Li-50B.

I don't have a...
Forum: Photo Software 03-17-2019
Replies: 4
Views: 442
Posted By shawn
If you post your originals somewhere I can show...

If you post your originals somewhere I can show you what a Lightroom merge (and Affinity) merges would look like.

The Fuji will shoot 3 different shots (with varying exposure) when using exposure...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 03-15-2019
Replies: 4
Views: 284
Posted By shawn
Awesome, thanks for the info. Couple of SMT...

Awesome, thanks for the info. Couple of SMT mosfets should be easy.

Thanks again,

Shawn
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 03-14-2019
Replies: 4
Views: 284
Posted By shawn
Hi, Thanks. The ProSport was a simplified model...

Hi,

Thanks. The ProSport was a simplified model that didn't have speeds slower than 1/30 of a second and it omitted the multiple exposure feature.

Based on the manuals...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 03-14-2019
Replies: 4
Views: 284
Posted By shawn
Noblex info

Hi,

Keh had as As Is Noblex ProSport for $89 and I had to give it a try. Just arrived. Looks like it might have had a little corrosion in the battery chamber.

Put batteries in it and the camera...
Forum: Xpan & Other Panoramics 03-14-2019
Replies: 35
Views: 1,027
Posted By shawn
A cheaper (and wider) way of doing something like...

A cheaper (and wider) way of doing something like that would be with a Mamiya Universal 6x9 back. The automatic back will properly advance 35mm film as it uses a separate roller to measure the films...
Forum: Digital Compacts 03-13-2019
Replies: 292
Views: 18,844
Posted By shawn
Not a GR but on a Coolpix A I bought the Nikon...

Not a GR but on a Coolpix A I bought the Nikon finder and rarely ended up using it much. Great finder but it made the camera not fit in a shirt pocket. Also, the Coolpix A didn't have a setting that...
Forum: Photo Software 03-10-2019
Replies: 5
Views: 340
Posted By shawn
A little late to the thread but I think the...

A little late to the thread but I think the upgrade policy depends upon purchase date. When I bought a DXO One (Sept) it came with licenses for DXO Film Pack and for DXO Optics Pro which I registered...
Forum: Fuji X Series 03-06-2019
Replies: 32
Views: 1,076
Posted By shawn
Have you considered some form of an A7? Use your...

Have you considered some form of an A7? Use your Leica glass on it. I have the M240 and a A7RII and think they go well with each other. With a TAP adapter you can even get AF with your existing RF...
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 03-04-2019
Replies: 176
Views: 11,439
Posted By shawn
Do you have the DR200 or DR400 turned on? That...

Do you have the DR200 or DR400 turned on? That will drop exposure by 1 or 2 stops. Adobe should compensate for that though.

Also, try shooting Raw+JPEG using the Acros setting for JPEG. It does a...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-03-2019
Replies: 117
Views: 4,613
Posted By shawn
Nice, I always meant to pick up that lens to go...

Nice, I always meant to pick up that lens to go with that camera. I'm sure it would be a good combo.

A few from that MX and...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 03-03-2019
Replies: 3
Views: 298
Posted By shawn
Have to update what I said above. I wrote the...

Have to update what I said above. I wrote the wrong starting point for the helicoil. It actually starts just below the 4' mark if the focus ring is connected to the focus ring. Pictures attached with...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 03-02-2019
Replies: 3
Views: 298
Posted By shawn
Thanks Jim. I figure out how to take it apart....

Thanks Jim. I figure out how to take it apart.

Optics are easy from the front as the whole module with aperture just unscrews from the front. Then the rear optic unscrews from that module.

Taking...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 03-02-2019
Replies: 3
Views: 298
Posted By shawn
Canon 85mm f1.9 LTM disassembly

Hi,

I recently picked up a silver Canon 85mm f1.9 that is in excellent shape.

The rear element had some haze but it cleaned out nicely as I was able to unscrew the optic block.

The helicoid is a...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 03-01-2019
Replies: 110
Views: 4,818
Posted By shawn
It is a 0.68 finder. Widest framelines are 28mm...

It is a 0.68 finder. Widest framelines are 28mm and they are fairly hard to see as you have to move your eye around a bit to see it all as the viewfinder is shadowed by the eyepiece a bit. 35mm is...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 03-01-2019
Replies: 110
Views: 4,818
Posted By shawn
The liveview with zoom is actually handy with RF...

The liveview with zoom is actually handy with RF lenses (M or LTM) as it can be used to help calibrate them. I've found it very helpful when tweaking a few lenses that way.

The longer shutter lag is...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 03-01-2019
Replies: 110
Views: 4,818
Posted By shawn
Yes, you can adapt many lenses to the M240. There...

Yes, you can adapt many lenses to the M240. There are limitation though compared to other cameras. The EVF is OK, not great. It can zoom for focus checking, but only at the center focus point. There...
Forum: Xpan & Other Panoramics 02-28-2019
Replies: 35
Views: 1,027
Posted By shawn
Been there, done that. 3x Coolpix A's. Ended up...

Been there, done that. 3x Coolpix A's. Ended up with panoramic around 30-38 megapixels depending upon cropping.

It actually works but is a pain in the neck. You have to sync MF focus and settings...
Forum: Xpan & Other Panoramics 02-28-2019
Replies: 35
Views: 1,027
Posted By shawn
Yup, that is another way to go. If your camera...

Yup, that is another way to go. If your camera support framing grids the 3x3 square grid works well. Frame using the center row. Sigma cameras have a 21:9 AR mode in them too as another option.

Shawn
Forum: Xpan & Other Panoramics 02-28-2019
Replies: 35
Views: 1,027
Posted By shawn
120 degrees on a 24×58 mm negative so about a...

120 degrees on a 24×58 mm negative so about a 2.4:1 AR or just about 21:9.

Shawn
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 02-28-2019
Replies: 110
Views: 4,818
Posted By shawn
When I bought my m240 used it came with a spare....

When I bought my m240 used it came with a spare. The cost of replacement batteries is expensive (no aftermarket versions) but at the same time the need for spare batteries is much lower on the m240....
Forum: Xpan & Other Panoramics 02-28-2019
Replies: 35
Views: 1,027
Posted By shawn
I have a Horizon 202 and it looks kind of cheap...

I have a Horizon 202 and it looks kind of cheap (plastic body skin) but actually works fine. Was new old stock for $133 delivered. The 202 seems to be the better variant of the later cameras and it...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-27-2019
Replies: 31
Views: 950
Posted By shawn
Yes, seconding this. Don't even click the link to...

Yes, seconding this. Don't even click the link to see where it is going. A sophisticated system will be able to tell you clicked the link and that kind of bumps up your priority for more phishing...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-27-2019
Replies: 31
Views: 950
Posted By shawn
Who the email is from is meaningless. You can set...

Who the email is from is meaningless. You can set the reply address to anything you want.

The way to really check the email is to View the Raw Source of the email.

Typically you will see a more...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 02-27-2019
Replies: 117
Views: 4,613
Posted By shawn
Don't make me regret selling it!!!! Have...

Don't make me regret selling it!!!!

Have fun,

Shawn
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-27-2019
Replies: 31
Views: 974
Posted By shawn
Isn't that what the Second Chance Offer is...

Isn't that what the Second Chance Offer is for?

Shawn
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 02-27-2019
Replies: 163
Views: 5,071
Posted By shawn
Yes, I shoot it in stand alone mode. A smartphone...

Yes, I shoot it in stand alone mode. A smartphone isn't required. Not cheating... it actually is that small.

Shawn
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 02-27-2019
Replies: 31
Views: 870
Posted By shawn
Use the blinkies on image review. Shawn

Use the blinkies on image review.

Shawn
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 02-27-2019
Replies: 31
Views: 870
Posted By shawn
My shot isn't in B&W. You can see a slight touch...

My shot isn't in B&W. You can see a slight touch of chromatic aberration on the sides of the moon. Proper exposure maximizes the signal to noise ratio of the sensor without loosing a lot of...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 02-26-2019
Replies: 163
Views: 5,071
Posted By shawn
Small? Small??? That thing is huge!...

Small? Small???

That thing is huge! ;)

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7867/46309497315_8a3a982f27_z.jpg

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7872/47171805822_e0ed4df5b2_z.jpg

In its hard protective...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 02-22-2019
Replies: 31
Views: 870
Posted By shawn
Thanks. Looking at it in RawDigger I think my...

Thanks.

Looking at it in RawDigger I think my exposure is just about right. There is the tiniest bit of clipping in a very small area of the image but the rest of it is fine.

I'm not 100% certain...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 02-22-2019
Replies: 31
Views: 870
Posted By shawn
We used the same lens on our moon shots. Nikon...

We used the same lens on our moon shots. Nikon 500mm f4P, outstanding piece of glass!

Shawn
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 02-22-2019
Replies: 31
Views: 870
Posted By shawn
Two things to check... the first is that your...

Two things to check... the first is that your lens is actually focusing on infinity. Live view is your friend here. The second is that you expose for the moon, literally reflected sunlight so the...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 02-22-2019
Replies: 25
Views: 1,918
Posted By shawn
The coding is trying to correct for the color...

The coding is trying to correct for the color cast. The lens color cast is there, just that the camera is trying to adjust for it.

I get magenta sides on the m240 and the Sony A7RII. There are...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 02-22-2019
Replies: 25
Views: 1,918
Posted By shawn
The 3.5 is supposed to be better behaved with...

The 3.5 is supposed to be better behaved with digital sensors. The 21 f4 tends to have magenta sides on digital.

Shawn
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 02-22-2019
Replies: 2
Views: 251
Posted By shawn
Nice, I bought one that had a hazy inner element...

Nice, I bought one that had a hazy inner element but I lucked out and it came off very cleanly with naptha. Took a couple of soaks.

While I had it apart I soaked the bottom half (aperture assembly)...
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