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Forum: Leica M9 / ME 04-25-2019
Replies: 32
Views: 1,446
Posted By Lss
There is no actual evidence that M8 by design...

There is no actual evidence that M8 by design would have much of a problem in terms of the rangefinder randomly drifting. Everything I have seen and experienced suggest it is reliable as far as...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-10-2019
Replies: 321
Views: 53,426
Posted By Lss
https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/galler...

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/39086/med_U39086I1324314740.SEQ.0.jpg (https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/showphoto.php?photoid=172066&showall=1)
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-10-2019
Replies: 483
Views: 64,892
Posted By Lss
https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/galler...

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/39086/med_U39086I1307012758.SEQ.0.jpg (https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/showphoto.php?photoid=159211&showall=1)
Epson R-D1
Forum: Panasonic S1 S1 R L Mount cameras 02-07-2019
Replies: 20
Views: 1,175
Posted By Lss
Well, performance with M lenses is one thing....

Well, performance with M lenses is one thing. What appears an excellent user interface is another. And for SL (definitely around its time of release), the quality of the EVF is yet one more.

There...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 01-17-2019
Replies: 63
Views: 1,876
Posted By Lss
135mm, 35mm, 50mm.

135mm, 35mm, 50mm.
Forum: Sony NEX APS-C format 01-09-2019
Replies: 14
Views: 10,952
Posted By Lss
Sorry to hear, but it's great that you have a...

Sorry to hear, but it's great that you have a problem-free upgrade now. In terms of image quality and portability, it is hard to beat these cameras. I am still unsure what to replace this with if...
Forum: Sony NEX APS-C format 01-09-2019
Replies: 14
Views: 10,952
Posted By Lss
Just for the fun of it, let's continue this...

Just for the fun of it, let's continue this report. No issues in 2018. :D
Forum: Sony RX Series 01-09-2019
Replies: 20
Views: 1,193
Posted By Lss
I think they are quite different. The Leica looks...

I think they are quite different. The Leica looks nice to use, and the user reports generally confirm that. The Sony is not user-friendly (at least the models prior to RX1RII which I have not tried)....
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 01-04-2019
Replies: 107
Views: 3,031
Posted By Lss
I get pretty much the same amount of dust bunnies...

I get pretty much the same amount of dust bunnies on Leica and Sony despite the latter having a bunny shaker. Still, it's a feature that is sometimes actually useful, and Leica definitely should try...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-14-2018
Replies: 22
Views: 625
Posted By Lss
I work a lot with large high-resolution displays....

I work a lot with large high-resolution displays. 14-18 megapixels is generally sufficient today, anything less will show limitations. All other things equal and so on.

For many things, 6-8...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 12-13-2018
Replies: 38
Views: 2,095
Posted By Lss
The key consideration for M9 today is either...

The key consideration for M9 today is either already having the updated sensor or buying at price that reflects need for sensor replacement (which can also take weeks/months).
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 11-03-2018
Replies: 41
Views: 1,482
Posted By Lss
I have never even held the M10, but itís hard to...

I have never even held the M10, but itís hard to imagine the thumb rest would be necessary.

I have used the thumbs-up on the M8, and it sure can be useful. Itís also annoying at times and takes up...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 11-02-2018
Replies: 445
Views: 13,234
Posted By Lss
Like tick boxes?

Like tick boxes?
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 10-25-2018
Replies: 445
Views: 13,234
Posted By Lss
Once again a lot of hate over an actual...

Once again a lot of hate over an actual rangefinder camera and an actual rangefinder camera manufacturer on an actual rangefinder camera forum. It seems the latter is less and less true, though, so...
Forum: RFF News 10-21-2018
Replies: 151
Views: 7,826
Posted By Lss
I hope this happens. No need to read into the...

I hope this happens.

No need to read into the vaporware specs before the product materializes, though.
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 10-01-2018
Replies: 117
Views: 18,039
Posted By Lss
I am only half through the loop, but my...

I am only half through the loop, but my understanding is that we like the 40/1.2 better. The big question for me is whether we like the 40/1.2 also better than the 50/1.2. :D
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 09-30-2018
Replies: 29
Views: 1,024
Posted By Lss
Which camera is this? Sounds like you should...

Which camera is this? Sounds like you should switch left and right there.

Or perhaps you mostly shoot selfies. :D
Forum: Digital Compacts 09-29-2018
Replies: 125
Views: 4,313
Posted By Lss
Not many. Fortunately the capacity is...

Not many. Fortunately the capacity is thousandfold.
Forum: Digital Compacts 09-29-2018
Replies: 125
Views: 4,313
Posted By Lss
Well, this was a complete surprise for me....

Well, this was a complete surprise for me. Interesting news.
Forum: Digital Compacts 09-29-2018
Replies: 292
Views: 18,749
Posted By Lss
Not a great advertisement for Ricoh quality. I...

Not a great advertisement for Ricoh quality. I recall the GR feeling solid, but I think that is the only one I ever handled.

Of course, the dust issue I know about.
Forum: Digital Compacts 09-29-2018
Replies: 292
Views: 18,749
Posted By Lss
Hmm, I replied to this but either it was removed...

Hmm, I replied to this but either it was removed or some technical glitch hit it.

Anyway, the XF10 is not a very strong contender for me. I like the price, but it lacks a hot shoe and it is larger...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 09-29-2018
Replies: 29
Views: 1,024
Posted By Lss
Body size is secondary to quality of design, when...

Body size is secondary to quality of design, when it comes to ergonomics. Sony RX1R is one example where I feel the camera is clearly too small to hold comfortably. I added a half case and it...
Forum: Digital Compacts 09-25-2018
Replies: 292
Views: 18,749
Posted By Lss
Disappointing announcement, but I will likely buy...

Disappointing announcement, but I will likely buy this camera regardless. There simply isnít interesting competition in the niche this product occupies. While I have never used any of the GR models,...
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 09-16-2018
Replies: 7
Views: 737
Posted By Lss
Pretty nice cosmetic condition.

Pretty nice cosmetic condition.
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 09-14-2018
Replies: 117
Views: 18,039
Posted By Lss
Pretty much the same. I will be buying at least...

Pretty much the same. I will be buying at least one of 40/1.2 and 50/1.2. Not sure which one, not sure how soon.
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 09-13-2018
Replies: 74
Views: 4,084
Posted By Lss
PM me if that should happen.

PM me if that should happen.
Forum: Photo Software 09-10-2018
Replies: 28
Views: 1,022
Posted By Lss
Switched to LR. I still don't like it as much as...

Switched to LR. I still don't like it as much as Aperture, but it has the best life expectancy.
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 09-08-2018
Replies: 28
Views: 930
Posted By Lss
M9 has bigger files and provides the field of...

M9 has bigger files and provides the field of view you likely want. The practical image quality difference is the file size difference. There are some UI improvements, too. It is more future-proof in...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 09-08-2018
Replies: 2
Views: 348
Posted By Lss
A surprising choice.

A surprising choice.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 09-05-2018
Replies: 63
Views: 2,087
Posted By Lss
The main outcome of Canonís announcement is that...

The main outcome of Canonís announcement is that rangefinder lenses shouldnít be called RF lenses anymore.
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-04-2018
Replies: 157
Views: 4,141
Posted By Lss
As much as I appreciate photography, I guess food...

As much as I appreciate photography, I guess food advertising is not particularly interesting to me in everyday life. I only care about the look of the dish you serve me. The cell phone photographs...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 07-30-2018
Replies: 85
Views: 3,914
Posted By Lss
One aspect the CL clearly has over much of the...

One aspect the CL clearly has over much of the competition is lens quality. Many people like having a full-frame and smaller cropper with the same mount. The crop sensor Sony lenses are pretty weak...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 07-13-2018
Replies: 101
Views: 3,257
Posted By Lss
Like the design, can't afford the watch.

Like the design, can't afford the watch.
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 06-27-2018
Replies: 824
Views: 83,768
Posted By Lss
I might actually consider one if it had 4k video.

I might actually consider one if it had 4k video.
Forum: Simon Says -- SimonSawSunlight Photo Technique 04-28-2018
Replies: 24
Views: 1,547
Posted By Lss
Great set. The bar is high. I had very little...

Great set. The bar is high.

I had very little time for photography over my last two trips to Japan. I still need to go through the latest set, but I donít think there was a single photo worthy of...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 04-27-2018
Replies: 35
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Views: 1,567
Posted By Lss
Many will be. But many people are open-minded...

Many will be. But many people are open-minded enough to look for new (old) solutions and then decide to use what is actually the best fit for them. For some, it will be a digital rangefinder camera...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 04-26-2018
Replies: 29
Views: 2,671
Posted By Lss
Assuming the camera really has been at Leica for...

Assuming the camera really has been at Leica for sensor replacement in July 2017, it's a much safer buy than most used cameras regardless of age. Outside obvious impact or moisture damage on the body...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 04-22-2018
Replies: 76
Views: 4,212
Posted By Lss
Considering that the site looks absolutely...

Considering that the site looks absolutely terrible on iPad (Safari) with random overlays blocking part of the content and empty spaces making you think something is still loading, more allergic...
Forum: Sony Alpha Mirrorless - All Models 04-17-2018
Replies: 65
Views: 3,403
Posted By Lss
Hope you get the M9 fixed. If not, sell the 35 or...

Hope you get the M9 fixed. If not, sell the 35 or put it on a shelf. There are more Sony-friendly 35-mm lenses in M mount, such as Voigtlšnder 35/1.4, but going SLR or native should pay off. The 50...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 01-26-2018
Replies: 65
Views: 3,409
Posted By Lss
As far as I know, there was a shortage of sensors...

As far as I know, there was a shortage of sensors late last year (November/December). The delivery of cameras from that time window (and as early as October) is ongoing.
Forum: Sony NEX APS-C format 01-25-2018
Replies: 14
Views: 10,952
Posted By Lss
No firmware updates on the camera. And the camera...

No firmware updates on the camera. And the camera has never seen any service.

The error 61 can be a major inconvenience on this camera when it happens. You cannot get the camera running simply by...
Forum: Sony NEX APS-C format 01-23-2018
Replies: 14
Views: 10,952
Posted By Lss
Might as well update again: no error in 2017...

Might as well update again: no error in 2017 either.
Forum: Sony Alpha / NEX News / General Discussion 01-09-2018
Replies: 10
Views: 1,146
Posted By Lss
Most of the A7 line uses the same battery as used...

Most of the A7 line uses the same battery as used already on the old NEX cameras. The A9 and (at least) A7RIII have a newer battery. I have not checked whether that battery has any extra measures to...
Forum: Sony Alpha / NEX News / General Discussion 01-09-2018
Replies: 10
Views: 1,146
Posted By Lss
Cheap, and they often have higher (actual, not...

Cheap, and they often have higher (actual, not just printed) capacity.
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-17-2017
Replies: 56
Views: 3,127
Posted By Lss
If you sleep, you are not taking pictures. Unless...

If you sleep, you are not taking pictures. Unless you are a technical photographer.
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 09-09-2017
Replies: 108
Views: 5,814
Posted By Lss
I assume there are very few people who hate Eric...

I assume there are very few people who hate Eric Kim at all.

I can surely think of a Kim who has many more haters. And that guy's first 10 photos, the rumour has it, were infinitely better than...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 08-12-2017
Replies: 10
Views: 1,124
Posted By Lss
The writer says: "Corner performance is not that...

The writer says: "Corner performance is not that good on digital sensors until you stop down considerably but I took this little guy with me on vacation and used it as both a wide open and landscape...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 08-05-2017
Replies: 46
Views: 2,378
Posted By Lss
I only wish I had bought a digital Leica sooner.

I only wish I had bought a digital Leica sooner.
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 08-03-2017
Replies: 25
Views: 1,509
Posted By Lss
The deadline is August 15. Take a test shot,...

The deadline is August 15. Take a test shot, review it yourself, and in case you see issues send the file or a screenshot of a problem area to Leica service. They may confirm the corrosion via email,...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 08-03-2017
Replies: 43
Views: 3,393
Posted By Lss
Since October 2015, Leica has installed the new...

Since October 2015, Leica has installed the new sensors only.
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 08-01-2017
Replies: 136
Views: 8,031
Posted By Lss
Iphone 7 has a PetaPixel sensor, I hear.

Iphone 7 has a PetaPixel sensor, I hear.
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 07-29-2017
Replies: 25
Views: 1,916
Posted By Lss
My experience is in favor of Sony over Fuji. But...

My experience is in favor of Sony over Fuji. But the main point really is that the Leica T/TL and the Fuji cameras are not the only realistic options for using M/LTM glass on APS-C. The Sony bodies...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 07-29-2017
Replies: 25
Views: 1,916
Posted By Lss
Yes, it is better. There is some variance for the...

Yes, it is better. There is some variance for the Sonys, while I guess all the Fujis are pretty much equally mediocre/bad.
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 07-28-2017
Replies: 25
Views: 1,916
Posted By Lss
The Sony bodies are generally a better fit for...

The Sony bodies are generally a better fit for M/LTM lenses than the Fuji bodies.
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 07-28-2017
Replies: 25
Views: 1,916
Posted By Lss
The Leica T/TL is a unique offering in terms of...

The Leica T/TL is a unique offering in terms of the UI implementation. The original announcement was in fact quite exciting to many people for this very reason (of course, most discussions were about...
Forum: Travel 07-27-2017
Replies: 21
Views: 1,418
Posted By Lss
More people should do just that.

More people should do just that.
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 07-27-2017
Replies: 136
Views: 8,031
Posted By Lss
Absolutely. The thread is posted in the M10...

Absolutely. The thread is posted in the M10 subforum and titled 'David Alan Harvey on Leica M10 and iPhone'. To me, it sounds like basis for gear discussion, or an attempt at a certain kind of...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 07-25-2017
Replies: 136
Views: 8,031
Posted By Lss
There is no controversy. We all know anyone who...

There is no controversy. We all know anyone who "sees" would have made the shot on an iPhone (preferably iPhone 4, although iPhone 7 is also accepted) on their way to an Amazon workshop on...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 07-24-2017
Replies: 136
Views: 8,031
Posted By Lss
For many people the technical quality of iPhone...

For many people the technical quality of iPhone photos is sufficient. I am happy I am not one of them.
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 06-29-2017
Replies: 21
Views: 1,879
Posted By Lss
Improvement? Using a good tripod (and a decent...

Improvement? Using a good tripod (and a decent filter system) more often.
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-13-2017
Replies: 32
Views: 1,428
Posted By Lss
I guess I will not take my tourist money there.

I guess I will not take my tourist money there.
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 06-13-2017
Replies: 10
Views: 1,076
Posted By Lss
Great price! I would definitely get one again for...

Great price! I would definitely get one again for this price, although I wouldn't use one much anymore.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 06-10-2017
Replies: 578
Views: 34,223
Posted By Lss
This just keeps on getting more ridiculous. Now...

This just keeps on getting more ridiculous.

Now you even need to consider whether to send the camera in (I guess it needs to be with Leica before the August deadline) and make do without it for half...
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 05-29-2017
Replies: 70
Views: 3,245
Posted By Lss
I have the iPhone 6, and the camera on that one...

I have the iPhone 6, and the camera on that one is pretty bad. I will likely get the 8+ (or whatever the next model will be called) next, and hopefully it will be significantly better.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 05-16-2017
Replies: 578
Views: 34,223
Posted By Lss
Tiny risk with that one. The sensor corrosion is...

Tiny risk with that one.

The sensor corrosion is much closer to inevitable. Leica also promised to cover this issue, and many people bought cameras on this promise knowing about the problem. Now the...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 05-16-2017
Replies: 578
Views: 34,223
Posted By Lss
So there is even more bad news...

So there is even more bad news...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 05-07-2017
Replies: 27
Views: 3,127
Posted By Lss
While it is an old, and therefore outdated, yet...

While it is an old, and therefore outdated, yet fairly expensive camera, it really remains quite the bargain when you look at the alternatives.

The good-light performance remains very competitive,...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-25-2017
Replies: 69
Views: 3,208
Posted By Lss
This is perhaps the most relevant input I have...

This is perhaps the most relevant input I have for this thread: I have done a lot of sports photography at events that I don't even consider real sport.
Forum: Sony Alpha / NEX News / General Discussion 04-20-2017
Replies: 23
Views: 3,307
Posted By Lss
Is this finally a full-frame Sony that works with...

Is this finally a full-frame Sony that works with M glass out of the box? If yes, I think I will get the A9R despite the cost.

The price point is so high that adding conversion and shipping costs +...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 03-07-2017
Replies: 266
Views: 15,884
Posted By Lss
You have made it clear you believe this to be the...

You have made it clear you believe this to be the case. You however have not provided any evidence.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 03-07-2017
Replies: 266
Views: 15,884
Posted By Lss
A hostile take on photography.

A hostile take on photography.
Forum: RFF News 03-07-2017
Replies: 59
Views: 9,141
Posted By Lss
I have been told that a rangefinder camera cannot...

I have been told that a rangefinder camera cannot be used for video. I am appalled by that comment.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 03-07-2017
Replies: 266
Views: 15,884
Posted By Lss
Where and how does this appear? And the same is...

Where and how does this appear? And the same is not true for example for portrait photography? I don't really buy it.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 03-07-2017
Replies: 13
Views: 3,053
Posted By Lss
Exactly. How much can you get for an M8 or M9 in...

Exactly. How much can you get for an M8 or M9 in a store in Bangkok?
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 03-02-2017
Replies: 22
Views: 2,697
Posted By Lss
Well, I am one having used the two cameras...

Well, I am one having used the two cameras alongside each other for a couple of years. I had the Epson for about a year before getting the M8, and it's now couple of years since I sold the Epson.

I...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 02-28-2017
Replies: 22
Views: 2,697
Posted By Lss
It's not particularly delicate, film is just more...

It's not particularly delicate, film is just more forgiving. Mine has not been calibrated since 2013, and I see no deviation in practical use. I have not done a critical test on a tripod since...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 02-28-2017
Replies: 22
Views: 2,697
Posted By Lss
Leica M8 rivals are still the Epson R-D1 and...

Leica M8 rivals are still the Epson R-D1 and Leica M9. One is a bit less capable and cheaper, the other is full frame and more expensive.
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 02-18-2017
Replies: 38
Views: 3,126
Posted By Lss
I have found this not to be the case.

I have found this not to be the case.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 02-03-2017
Replies: 6
Views: 921
Posted By Lss
Wow, the smugsmug UI is rather terrible. I cannot...

Wow, the smugsmug UI is rather terrible. I cannot find a way to see the full-resolution image.

The only feedback I can therefore give is that the out-of-focus rendering (back and front) looks good...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 01-31-2017
Replies: 11
Views: 3,090
Posted By Lss
Hardly legit if it wasn't covered with gaffer...

Hardly legit if it wasn't covered with gaffer tape.
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 01-30-2017
Replies: 629
Views: 48,366
Posted By Lss
For you. For many others, it is or would be...

For you. For many others, it is or would be useful. But I guess this was already said.
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 01-30-2017
Replies: 629
Views: 48,366
Posted By Lss
I would be able to achieve a lot of what I want...

I would be able to achieve a lot of what I want just fine. Having no option is no advantage to me.
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 01-30-2017
Replies: 629
Views: 48,366
Posted By Lss
I hoped they would try to explain omitting the...

I hoped they would try to explain omitting the video functionality as a technical challenge (in part they did by talking about HDMI and external mics), but it was instead confirmed to be mainly a...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 01-29-2017
Replies: 629
Views: 48,366
Posted By Lss
While this is very restrictive on how and when a...

While this is very restrictive on how and when a subscriber is allowed to consume the content, this is no NDA. I am generally fine with this, although technically it is not possible to follow the...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 01-29-2017
Replies: 16
Views: 1,476
Posted By Lss
I have handled only M8 and M9. They both do beep...

I have handled only M8 and M9. They both do beep at a high frequency. The M8 sound is higher and the beeps are longer. Duration of the sound is like the M8 is stuck on 'O' and M9 on 'S' communicating...
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 01-29-2017
Replies: 44
Views: 8,831
Posted By Lss
The image quality from the Leica will be...

The image quality from the Leica will be noticeably better. The biggest difference regarding the result however is that the framing will be very different for the same perspective as the Fuji has a...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 01-28-2017
Replies: 629
Views: 48,366
Posted By Lss
Seriously? If I need to both pay and sign an NDA...

Seriously? If I need to both pay and sign an NDA I have no interest in his site.
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 01-26-2017
Replies: 629
Views: 48,366
Posted By Lss
Considering my paycheck, I will probably have to...

Considering my paycheck, I will probably have to wait for the M11. :D
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 01-25-2017
Replies: 629
Views: 48,366
Posted By Lss
It's great that the M10 size suits you. Somehow I...

It's great that the M10 size suits you. Somehow I understood you really wanted a significantly smaller body, but perhaps it was just me. ;)

"About 2/3 the size of an M240. Leica should take...
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-25-2017
Replies: 19
Views: 1,125
Posted By Lss
Interesting results. In practice I have many...

Interesting results. In practice I have many times gone from slow devices to faster ones, and have only found an improvement. I cannot teach myself to accept slow as fast. Perhaps this simply...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 01-22-2017
Replies: 52
Views: 3,009
Posted By Lss
IIRC version 1.176 is the last stable firmware...

IIRC version 1.176 is the last stable firmware version. Perhaps you can test whether version 1.202 now fixes the discreet mode problem. I have not seen anyone say it has been fixed.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-22-2017
Replies: 476
Views: 36,435
Posted By Lss
+ a...

+ a swan

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/39086/U39086I1308395929.SEQ.0.jpg (http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/showphoto.php?photoid=160526)
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 01-21-2017
Replies: 8
Views: 1,673
Posted By Lss
I have the CV 21/4 in M mount. As long as color...

I have the CV 21/4 in M mount. As long as color correction is not a problem for you, this is a good lens.

There are better, more expensive options.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 01-21-2017
Replies: 52
Views: 3,009
Posted By Lss
The M9 not working correctly in the discreet mode...

The M9 not working correctly in the discreet mode is a known bug that was apparently introduced in some firmware version. It is most easily triggered by using continuous drive, but it may be seen in...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 01-20-2017
Replies: 629
Views: 48,366
Posted By Lss
I like what I see, too. I could justify 10-20%...

I like what I see, too. I could justify 10-20% more for the same camera with well-implemented 4k video if I was able to afford the camera in the first place. So unfortunately that's only an imaginary...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 01-17-2017
Replies: 629
Views: 48,366
Posted By Lss
Software cost has likely nothing to do with this,...

Software cost has likely nothing to do with this, although not having video should also mean not paying for related patents. There may be legitimate technical issues they felt unsure engineering...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 01-17-2017
Replies: 629
Views: 48,366
Posted By Lss
I'm not impressed by the iPhone. I use it when it...

I'm not impressed by the iPhone. I use it when it is the only option, but it's not very good in absolute terms.
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 01-15-2017
Replies: 629
Views: 48,366
Posted By Lss
Video capability hardly needs to make the product...

Video capability hardly needs to make the product (appearance and user interface) complicated. It's certainly a nice to have feature on a digital camera, and one that many users can put to good use.
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 01-14-2017
Replies: 629
Views: 48,366
Posted By Lss
Sure, you gave the answer above.

Sure, you gave the answer above.
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 01-14-2017
Replies: 629
Views: 48,366
Posted By Lss
Yes, it is clear that stupid decisions often...

Yes, it is clear that stupid decisions often result in criticism.
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 01-14-2017
Replies: 629
Views: 48,366
Posted By Lss
I don't know what's so funny about it annoying...

I don't know what's so funny about it annoying some, but it sure will. It's a step down in usability. On most cameras I use continuous drive much less than for 5% of the exposures I make. With no...
Forum: Sony NEX APS-C format 01-08-2017
Replies: 14
Views: 10,952
Posted By Lss
No error 61 in 2016. :)

No error 61 in 2016. :)
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 01-04-2017
Replies: 7
Views: 2,081
Posted By Lss
Sounds like a connection issue. You need to send...

Sounds like a connection issue. You need to send the camera to Leica to get this fixed.
Forum: Fuji X Series 12-11-2016
Replies: 70
Views: 24,137
Posted By Lss
Hey, you must be the richer man's me! :D Mainly...

Hey, you must be the richer man's me! :D

Mainly M8, A6000, RX1R.
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 12-07-2016
Replies: 25
Views: 3,094
Posted By Lss
The experiment above is continuous shooting only,...

The experiment above is continuous shooting only, as fast as the camera is capable of making exposures. No lock ups.
Forum: Fuji X Series 12-06-2016
Replies: 70
Views: 24,137
Posted By Lss
This was in response to someone being amazed at...

This was in response to someone being amazed at such a camera being released as a consumer product.

It's actually a fairly expensive camera, rather positioned in the prosumer category than consumer...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 12-06-2016
Replies: 25
Views: 3,094
Posted By Lss
Ok, I ran the continuous shooting test earlier...

Ok, I ran the continuous shooting test earlier today to see if I can make my camera to lock up. It worked just fine through the experiment. My camera is an M8 with all the upgrades. The firmware...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 12-06-2016
Replies: 6
Views: 1,328
Posted By Lss
The widest framelines are for a 24mm lens. Due...

The widest framelines are for a 24mm lens.

Due to the crop factor, this lens has a field of view equivalent to a 32mm lens on a film Leica or a later digital Leica. The lens is a 24, the framelines...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 12-05-2016
Replies: 124
Views: 10,958
Posted By Lss
I gather someone has had theirs recently fixed...

I gather someone has had theirs recently fixed then?
Forum: Fuji X Series 12-05-2016
Replies: 15
Views: 2,516
Posted By Lss
Any explanation what happened to your images?...

Any explanation what happened to your images? Were you able to recover?
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 12-05-2016
Replies: 25
Views: 3,094
Posted By Lss
How long do you have to do this? After reading...

How long do you have to do this?

After reading multiple complaints about the M8 buffer, I ran a test to verify just how the buffer performs. I timed one minute on continuous and the camera achieved...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 12-04-2016
Replies: 25
Views: 3,094
Posted By Lss
The point is that not all the cameras have issues...

The point is that not all the cameras have issues which some people report. If it not useful to hear this, then it is easy to ignore.
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 12-04-2016
Replies: 25
Views: 3,094
Posted By Lss
I have an original battery and three generic...

I have an original battery and three generic ones. This has never happened.
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 12-04-2016
Replies: 124
Views: 10,958
Posted By Lss
Good guess, they are not problems. The screen,...

Good guess, they are not problems.

The screen, if it dies completely, may become a problem. A working screen is not a problem.
Forum: RFF News 12-03-2016
Replies: 43
Views: 6,711
Posted By Lss
A good start is knowing there is a competition...

A good start is knowing there is a competition you can vote in. I have only seen this results thread myself, and it doesn't say what the competition was about, when it ran and so on. I gather from...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 12-03-2016
Replies: 124
Views: 10,958
Posted By Lss
It's a problem-free camera in my experience.

It's a problem-free camera in my experience.
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-30-2016
Replies: 113
Views: 7,482
Posted By Lss
No, I need a big sensor.

No, I need a big sensor.
Forum: Sony RX Series 11-26-2016
Replies: 27
Views: 4,528
Posted By Lss
I agree and disagree. The eye relief is short....

I agree and disagree. The eye relief is short. While I don't wear glasses, I often wear sunglasses (many different types), and I haven't had problems with the viewfinder in this sense. I do stick the...
Forum: Sony RX Series 11-26-2016
Replies: 27
Views: 4,528
Posted By Lss
No, it's the A6000 that came out before A6300...

No, it's the A6000 that came out before A6300 that I have. $400 is the current US price point for this camera. It dropped there for the Black Friday deals last year. Three cameras in the A6xxx range...
Forum: Sony RX Series 11-26-2016
Replies: 27
Views: 4,528
Posted By Lss
The 2014 model Sony Alpha A6000 has been...

The 2014 model Sony Alpha A6000 has been superseded by the early-2016 model A6300 (most notably with 4k video) and the late-2016 model A6500 (with 5-axis stabilisation and touchscreen). It is still...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 11-14-2016
Replies: 629
Views: 48,366
Posted By Lss
What are you trying to say?

What are you trying to say?
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 11-14-2016
Replies: 629
Views: 48,366
Posted By Lss
Ok, checked the CMOSIS sensor size. It's not that...

Ok, checked the CMOSIS sensor size. It's not that much bigger at 36.43mm x 27.62mm, but it would at least allow for an improved square mode over any standard fullframe sensor. There may be a small...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 11-13-2016
Replies: 629
Views: 48,366
Posted By Lss
If the photo (the bottom plate one) is a fake,...

If the photo (the bottom plate one) is a fake, the new product may be S line.

But if the photo is real, then the SLR part is obviously a mistake. Have previous M bodies been called SLR by...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 11-12-2016
Replies: 629
Views: 48,366
Posted By Lss
How much difference do you think there is vs. the...

How much difference do you think there is vs. the current mount protrusion? And is this enough for the thickness crowd?
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 11-02-2016
Replies: 39
Views: 3,155
Posted By Lss
Obviously the cameras are not exactly the same....

Obviously the cameras are not exactly the same. The biggest difference is the sensor, as explained in the OP. My question was about the clunkiness, as the cameras appear the same to me in this...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 11-02-2016
Replies: 39
Views: 3,155
Posted By Lss
Can you give an example? The cameras are...

Can you give an example? The cameras are basically the same.
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 10-26-2016
Replies: 69
Views: 5,488
Posted By Lss
Again, what is your definition of an M camera?

Again, what is your definition of an M camera?
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 10-26-2016
Replies: 69
Views: 5,488
Posted By Lss
What is your definition of an M camera?

What is your definition of an M camera?
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 10-26-2016
Replies: 69
Views: 5,488
Posted By Lss
R

Sure. Assuming that large enough part of the market will continue to value rangefinder focusing, and electronic (or electromechanical anyway) rangefinder technology both proves successful and...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 10-25-2016
Replies: 69
Views: 5,488
Posted By Lss
Do you want to use the old tech (M mount and...

Do you want to use the old tech (M mount and lenses) or not?

Leica could build a digital M mount rangefinder with a significantly smaller size than the current camera. The flange-to-sensor distance...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 10-24-2016
Replies: 44
Views: 4,137
Posted By Lss
Yes, but this is not apparent in the photos that...

Yes, but this is not apparent in the photos that are posted here. It simply looks like dust spots. Raid even writes: "I cleaned it off later on."
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 10-23-2016
Replies: 44
Views: 4,137
Posted By Lss
It does not look like sensor corrosion to me,...

It does not look like sensor corrosion to me, although it may be that. It looks like it has been a long long time since the previous sensor cleaning, though. While that many particles may end up on...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 10-16-2016
Replies: 11
Views: 1,810
Posted By Lss
I don't think you can go wrong with any modern...

I don't think you can go wrong with any modern alternative. And by modern I basically mean something that has a filter thread you can easily find an IR cut filter for. Six-bit coding, or ability to...
Forum: Optics Theory - 10-15-2016
Replies: 136
Views: 15,715
Posted By Lss
Surely an amateur mostly cares about the...

Surely an amateur mostly cares about the photograph.
Forum: Sony NEX APS-C format 10-09-2016
Replies: 9
Views: 5,811
Posted By Lss
I very much agree about its advantages, but for...

I very much agree about its advantages, but for my own use this is with the qualification "as long as it is integrated". Actually even some clever detachable design would do, but so far I haven't...
Forum: Sony Alpha / NEX News / General Discussion 10-08-2016
Replies: 13
Views: 2,744
Posted By Lss
Both are interesting. The new RX100 is very...

Both are interesting. The new RX100 is very tempting for a backup travel camera. The A6500 is a huge improvement over my A6000 for video, and I would like this update. But the price isn't right for...
Forum: Sony NEX APS-C format 10-06-2016
Replies: 9
Views: 5,811
Posted By Lss
The high-end NEX cameras (and current a6xxx) have...

The high-end NEX cameras (and current a6xxx) have a similar form factor as the NEX-5 series. Of course, they are slightly larger to accommodate the integrated EVF.

Sony has since released the RX1...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-06-2016
Replies: 16
Views: 1,294
Posted By Lss
I still have the iPhone 6. It doesn't compare...

I still have the iPhone 6. It doesn't compare well against any camera I have. The 7 is not that much better.
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-29-2016
Replies: 29
Views: 1,924
Posted By Lss
That has been done so many times already that I...

That has been done so many times already that I have lost count. It may surely happen again to some degree.
Forum: Hardware / Computers / Drives / etc 09-27-2016
Replies: 26
Views: 4,722
Posted By Lss
Do the tools remain in some deep menu, or can you...

Do the tools remain in some deep menu, or can you bring them to the default UI?

I still have not really tried Photos, as I plan on using it together with the Apple TV (which seriously needs a 4k...
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 09-24-2016
Replies: 11
Views: 1,607
Posted By Lss
I shot the Epson alongside an M8 for quite a...

I shot the Epson alongside an M8 for quite a while. I still have the M8.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 09-23-2016
Replies: 74
Views: 5,877
Posted By Lss
So, don't spend any money on anything. Then you...

So, don't spend any money on anything. Then you end up with more money that you can rely on. :)

Things fail. In the meantime, the Leica M8 has been the most reliable digital interchangeable-lens...
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-23-2016
Replies: 36
Views: 1,863
Posted By Lss
It certainly makes sense for you if you get a...

It certainly makes sense for you if you get a camera you will be using.
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 09-17-2016
Replies: 126
Views: 9,080
Posted By Lss
I can see someone being disappointed if this was...

I can see someone being disappointed if this was supposed to be another "mini M". But this is just a bonus product that wasn't even pre-marketed in any noticeable way.
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 09-15-2016
Replies: 22
Views: 5,554
Posted By Lss
I don't know about the differences in build, as I...

I don't know about the differences in build, as I haven't compared them. Is it possible a little bit more attention and money has been spent on getting the details right on the Leica? Sure. I think...
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-15-2016
Replies: 153
Views: 9,996
Posted By Lss
Outside of planes where there may be...

Outside of planes where there may be weekly-changing random rules in place, wireless is the only sensible way to go for mobile use IMO. But this is a photography site.
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-15-2016
Replies: 153
Views: 9,996
Posted By Lss
I see the nineties called and claimed BT back. :D

I see the nineties called and claimed BT back. :D
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 09-14-2016
Replies: 72
Views: 4,528
Posted By Lss
I'm not the only one who liked that one then....

I'm not the only one who liked that one then. Nothing wrong with cliches, when the photo is good.

Many other good ones, too.
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 09-14-2016
Replies: 72
Views: 4,528
Posted By Lss
This one I really like:

This one I really like:
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-14-2016
Replies: 153
Views: 9,996
Posted By Lss
For pure image quality in optimal circumstances,...

For pure image quality in optimal circumstances, or practical cell phone snapping without a tripod? :D

I'm hoping the 7 (or rather 7+) will finally deliver on the promise of just good enough. All...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 09-13-2016
Replies: 65
Views: 7,394
Posted By Lss
Not a bad idea, just bad luck or a lazy/dishonest...

Not a bad idea, just bad luck or a lazy/dishonest seller.

You cannot fix it yourself. Leica can take care of the issue. Returning the camera may be the path of least hassle.
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 09-12-2016
Replies: 65
Views: 7,394
Posted By Lss
If you want a digital camera, there really aren't...

If you want a digital camera, there really aren't many cheaper alternatives. There is only the Epson, which I have recently seen go for anything between 50-100% of what the M8 is selling for at the...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 09-11-2016
Replies: 65
Views: 7,394
Posted By Lss
No, it's not crap. It's like the M9 you have...

No, it's not crap. It's like the M9 you have used, only the files are smaller. Your call whether that is a problem.
Forum: RFF Polls 08-24-2016
Replies: 72
Views: 4,458
Posted By Lss
I always take my health and life, and I am...

I always take my health and life, and I am somewhat hesitant losing either. Money is just money. It's not easy to replace lost equipment for all of us, but at least it is possible. Insurance surely...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 08-16-2016
Replies: 7
Views: 1,197
Posted By Lss
That's a lot more than you should be seeing after...

That's a lot more than you should be seeing after one year. I have had mine for a few years, and I don't have any visible dust inside this lens. It's not my most used lens, but it has seen use and...
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-15-2016
Replies: 19
Views: 1,715
Posted By Lss
"Sorry, this competition is only open to...

"Sorry, this competition is only open to residents of the USA and Canada."

I think they made the decision for me in more than one way.
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 08-12-2016
Replies: 7
Views: 1,629
Posted By Lss
I'm not sure I have seen the ZI pattern before....

I'm not sure I have seen the ZI pattern before. My take is that the Bessa pattern may be more clearly towards the bottom left, but they may very well be identical for all practical purposes.
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 08-12-2016
Replies: 7
Views: 1,629
Posted By Lss
I have the R2A and had the R-D1 for a long time....

I have the R2A and had the R-D1 for a long time. No confusion. The only potential confusion I see would come from doing portrait orientation shots with your right hand down. When you do that...
Forum: Leica Q / T / X Series 08-10-2016
Replies: 8
Views: 2,169
Posted By Lss
The first thing it says is April 1, 2016. I did...

The first thing it says is April 1, 2016. I did not bother reading any further.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 08-07-2016
Replies: 33
Views: 4,143
Posted By Lss
I have this lens, it's very good both on film and...

I have this lens, it's very good both on film and the digitals I have used it with (Epson R-D1 and Leica M8). The only problem I have with the lens is its handling. I don't know whether the newer...
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 08-05-2016
Replies: 184
Sticky: fuji X beauty
Views: 94,599
Posted By Lss
Many of my best forum posts were made home. :cool:

Many of my best forum posts were made home. :cool:
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 08-03-2016
Replies: 6
Views: 1,655
Posted By Lss
Well, it worked for some time. And now the...

Well, it worked for some time. And now the behavior seems random. It's mostly blowing the highlights.

The version I have is 9.5.51. The OS X version is 10.11.6.
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 08-01-2016
Replies: 35
Views: 3,357
Posted By Lss
Good photos, but the show is too fast for me to...

Good photos, but the show is too fast for me to enjoy. You said 2 minutes 22 seconds long with 41 photos. I would have aimed at about 4 minutes.

Assuming each individual photo is good enough within...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 08-01-2016
Replies: 620
Views: 54,498
Posted By Lss
I don't see why it wouldn't. It must be a good...

I don't see why it wouldn't. It must be a good camera.
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 08-01-2016
Replies: 12
Views: 2,018
Posted By Lss
I now finished reading. Good article. And...

I now finished reading. Good article.



And here's a good example how viewing size affects things. On a second look, the obvious spots in the Arles shot may not be dust. They look like dust...
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 08-01-2016
Replies: 12
Views: 2,018
Posted By Lss
Roger, you may want to remove the dust spot right...

Roger, you may want to remove the dust spot right of the cross in the first photo. While this may be irrelevant to some, it was the second thing I saw on a quick glance even in this fairly small...
Forum: Leica Q / T / X Series 07-27-2016
Replies: 76
Views: 16,791
Posted By Lss
Anyone can crop on whichever focal length you...

Anyone can crop on whichever focal length you choose. You therefore only gain interchangeable stupidity in your more useful scenario.
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 07-26-2016
Replies: 47
Views: 8,169
Posted By Lss
My R-D1 started shooting some blanks as well a...

My R-D1 started shooting some blanks as well a few years ago. I got rid off the battery I used when this happened, and never experienced the issue again. Cure or coincidence.
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 07-24-2016
Replies: 5,263
Views: 790,407
Posted By Lss
I really do like this. I used to have a wall...

I really do like this. I used to have a wall space where this (a large print) would have been just perfect!

Have you printed it?
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 07-23-2016
Replies: 61
Views: 12,161
Posted By Lss
Leica Q with a hybrid viewfinder would be pretty...

Leica Q with a hybrid viewfinder would be pretty sweet. A Leica Q as is is pretty sweet, too.
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-21-2016
Replies: 122
Views: 7,953
Posted By Lss
A photographer's-vest tan would be pretty serious.

A photographer's-vest tan would be pretty serious.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 07-19-2016
Replies: 58
Views: 3,827
Posted By Lss
Yes, the concept pretty much promises perfect...

Yes, the concept pretty much promises perfect focusing accuracy. Practical implementations in real-life use however often produce errors.
Forum: Fuji X Series 07-13-2016
Replies: 11
Views: 1,468
Posted By Lss
I don't understand why you wish to use this...

I don't understand why you wish to use this camera over your M8 with the CV lens. If you just want a new camera at a cheap price, get the cheapest native lens you can find for it and see if it works...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-12-2016
Replies: 20
Views: 1,396
Posted By Lss
This refers to adjusting the brightness of the...

This refers to adjusting the brightness of the image in post processing (mainly by dragging the Exposure slider in Lightroom or doing whatever is the equivalent in some other program).

Keep ISO at...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 07-12-2016
Replies: 28
Views: 3,216
Posted By Lss
I guess that makes some sense if you don't like...

I guess that makes some sense if you don't like the camera.
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-12-2016
Replies: 20
Views: 1,396
Posted By Lss
No, I think it means you evaluate it at 100% or...

No, I think it means you evaluate it at 100% or 1:1.
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-12-2016
Replies: 20
Views: 1,396
Posted By Lss
I bought a new one for $399 in December, but...

I bought a new one for $399 in December, but that's US. Locally it would be hard to find and would likely still cost about 500€. I haven't checked in months. It's anyway an old model, and used Sony...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-11-2016
Replies: 20
Views: 1,396
Posted By Lss
The a6000 is technically pretty much the...

The a6000 is technically pretty much the equivalent of the X-Pro2 rather than the X-Pro1. There is therefore something to gain, depending on what one wants.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 07-09-2016
Replies: 58
Views: 3,827
Posted By Lss
Two parts of the puzzle both work against...

Two parts of the puzzle both work against rangefinders. Through-the-lens is a more intuitive framing method for most people. It just seems to make so much sense, WYSIWYG and all. Most people are also...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-05-2016
Replies: 35
Views: 2,884
Posted By Lss
I like the one with Obama eating a peach. Edit....

I like the one with Obama eating a peach.

Edit. Or apple, as perhaps correctly identified by the previous poster.
Forum: RFF News 07-05-2016
Replies: 67
Views: 7,420
Posted By Lss
As long as it's not on facebook.

As long as it's not on facebook.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 07-02-2016
Replies: 4
Views: 1,508
Posted By Lss
It's the same camera.

It's the same camera.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-30-2016
Replies: 64
Views: 4,425
Posted By Lss
Many people seem to think all digital Leicas are...

Many people seem to think all digital Leicas are rebranded Panasonics. That may make some owners a bit insecure. :cool:
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 06-26-2016
Replies: 16
Views: 2,979
Posted By Lss
Was this a single battery or outlet that killed...

Was this a single battery or outlet that killed the chargers? A lot of problems there for sure.
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-25-2016
Replies: 505
Views: 31,702
Posted By Lss
In other words, they are at least considering an...

In other words, they are at least considering an exit very seriously.
Forum: Digital: Medium & Larger Format 06-22-2016
Replies: 124
Views: 10,645
Posted By Lss
Yes, I'm sure many will welcome this.

Yes, I'm sure many will welcome this.
Forum: Digital: Medium & Larger Format 06-22-2016
Replies: 124
Views: 10,645
Posted By Lss
Seems like an impressive camera. Seeing that they...

Seems like an impressive camera. Seeing that they went with leaf shutters, there is however a whole bunch of room for innovation regarding the flash system. I'm still waiting to see who has the guts...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 06-20-2016
Replies: 824
Views: 83,768
Posted By Lss
You firstly refer to build quality, but I assume...

You firstly refer to build quality, but I assume there is more to the question.

What is a Leica in this context?

If it is a camera, then surely most users of digital rangefinder cameras need one....
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 06-17-2016
Replies: 2
Views: 2,121
Posted By Lss
I have used the M-mount 21/4 for years on the...

I have used the M-mount 21/4 for years on the M8.

My lens is not coded, and it produces pretty heavy color shifting and it also vignettes significantly. Cornerfix or an equivalent solution takes...
Forum: Sony Alpha / NEX News / General Discussion 06-08-2016
Replies: 6
Views: 1,715
Posted By Lss
I have used the Sigma 30mm lens on both NEX-5N...

I have used the Sigma 30mm lens on both NEX-5N and the a6000 without such problems.

I need to check out what these two modes (Superior and Intelligent) do, as I don't think I have ever heard of them...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 06-02-2016
Replies: 62
Views: 6,347
Posted By Lss
Leica M is a great camera for working quickly....

Leica M is a great camera for working quickly. That's big part of why I use one.
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 06-01-2016
Replies: 62
Views: 6,347
Posted By Lss
Sure, most/all other current cameras feature a...

Sure, most/all other current cameras feature a much more modern exposure metering. But if you give the exposure any thought at all, they all perform more or less equal. Leica M is very basic, yet...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 06-01-2016
Replies: 33
Views: 7,015
Posted By Lss
I bought the 35mm S.C. version, as it was...

I bought the 35mm S.C. version, as it was available.
Forum: Fuji X Series 05-30-2016
Replies: 70
Views: 24,137
Posted By Lss
Nothing wrong with liking the camera, but what I...

Nothing wrong with liking the camera, but what I see is a 2014-2015 spec X-Pro1 firmly in the prosumer price category.
Forum: Sony Alpha Mirrorless - All Models 05-14-2016
Replies: 8
Views: 1,997
Posted By Lss
It's a good lens, and I have seen many positive...

It's a good lens, and I have seen many positive comments about its performance also with various a7 versions. What do you mean by butchering? Does the focus seem off or is there some other problem?...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-14-2016
Replies: 37
Views: 5,298
Posted By Lss
Reading about CD-ROM made me check the date....

Reading about CD-ROM made me check the date. Perhaps Bill can send his answer on one. :)
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 05-13-2016
Replies: 3
Views: 1,381
Posted By Lss
Wet clean will surely take care of the stains. A...

Wet clean will surely take care of the stains. A 15-minute job at most.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 05-13-2016
Replies: 74
Views: 15,834
Posted By Lss
Is this optically the same lens as the LTM mount...

Is this optically the same lens as the LTM mount version?
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 05-12-2016
Replies: 6
Views: 1,655
Posted By Lss
Version 9.5.47 now seems to have fixed this...

Version 9.5.47 now seems to have fixed this problem.
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