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Forum: Leica M9 / ME 06-14-2008
Replies: 16
Views: 2,616
Posted By kinok1
Wow...Some Thoughts

Wow.
A lot of hate in the air. Feels like it at least.
With all the noise surrounding the m8, the reviews of the m8, the complaints about the m8, and the praises I thought I would throw in my 2...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 06-07-2008
Replies: 0
Views: 1,046
Posted By kinok1
M8 Shoot From Last Night

Here are a few out takes from last night's shoot.

Shot at 320, F1.4, 1/125 on a preasph summilux 50.

Its amazing how much different the raw images look converted to BW as opposed to those from my...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 04-12-2008
Replies: 20
Views: 3,062
Posted By kinok1
all the shots i posted were at 320. i haven't...

all the shots i posted were at 320.

i haven't had to push the m8 beyond that yet. dont really intend to either.
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 04-09-2008
Replies: 20
Views: 3,062
Posted By kinok1
M8 and Zeiss ZM 50 1.5

Just used this lens for the first time last nite, professionally.

With all the back and forth on this lens, i had to find out for myself. Have to say - its killer.

I love the way it draws, feels...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 02-18-2008
Replies: 22
Views: 1,284
Posted By kinok1
Here's how i did it. I looked at the amount of...

Here's how i did it.

I looked at the amount of money I was spending on film and professional scanning...

And.

Then I realized that 5000 for a m8 was a deal.

(oh...and clients wont pay or wait...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 02-15-2008
Replies: 17
Views: 910
Posted By kinok1
Thanks for the kind words.

Thanks for the kind words.
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 02-11-2008
Replies: 26
Views: 1,124
Posted By kinok1
It was one of the first lenses I bought when I...

It was one of the first lenses I bought when I got in to this whole rangefinder mess..

I have to say, its fine at 4 and above.

But for low light, especially in high contrast lighting (ie. concert...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 02-10-2008
Replies: 17
Views: 910
Posted By kinok1
Yes. Was being sarcastic. Couldn't be happier...

Yes. Was being sarcastic.

Couldn't be happier with the camera.
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 02-10-2008
Replies: 17
Views: 910
Posted By kinok1
Recent Shoot With M8

Another opportunity for all of us to discuss all the things wrong with the M8.

http://www.kinofistpix.com/Site/CityCity020808.html

All shot at 320 wide open at 1.4

All the best.
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 12-31-2007
Replies: 25
Views: 2,317
Posted By kinok1
Thats right. its not the camera. its the...

Thats right. its not the camera. its the photographer.

I just thought some of the fine folks who scan this forum might like to see some shots taken with the m8 in a little bit of a different...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 12-28-2007
Replies: 25
Views: 2,317
Posted By kinok1
JVR - Turn off the 'auto review' function. there...

JVR - Turn off the 'auto review' function. there is no reason to keep checking the LCD. Shoot the m8 the same as you would any other film camera. Hell, I even turn off the auto review on my nikons....
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 12-27-2007
Replies: 25
Views: 2,317
Posted By kinok1
Thanks all for the kind words. Even if they are...

Thanks all for the kind words.

Even if they are good 'lousy' shots...

The photos on my website are shot with a combination of nikon digital gear and leica (m6 and m8)

ps. the flavor flav portrait...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 12-27-2007
Replies: 25
Views: 2,317
Posted By kinok1
Two Recent Shoots With The M8 (read did not dissapoint)

Here are links to a few selects from two recent shoots with the m8.

In both circumstances.

The clients could not have been more pleased.

http://www.kinofistpix.com/Site/RecentWork.html

and
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 11-14-2007
Replies: 5
Views: 1,330
Posted By kinok1
thanks. appreciate it. just wanted to give people...

thanks. appreciate it. just wanted to give people out there a heads up re: the m8. its a great professional camera, and im glad to have it.
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 11-14-2007
Replies: 5
Views: 1,330
Posted By kinok1
desired look. my m8 delivers tack sharp images...

desired look.

my m8 delivers tack sharp images if needed. and there are many from that shoot.

the focus is soft for a reason. 'rainy day dreams' was the creative direction from the publicist.
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 11-14-2007
Replies: 5
Views: 1,330
Posted By kinok1
M8 in Pro Use...

So, here are the results of my first pro gig shot ONLY on the m8.

Publicity shots for an amazing songwriter.

I couldn't be more pleased with the results. shot in RAW. with an old 50 summilux.

Not...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 11-10-2007
Replies: 26
Views: 5,913
Posted By kinok1
I'm a working pro who has adopted the m8 into my...

I'm a working pro who has adopted the m8 into my workflow. life has not been this good for a while. clients no longer have the time for film.

the nikons just dont cut it ALL the time.

for all its...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-27-2007
Replies: 362
Views: 119,058
Posted By kinok1
I just bought an asph 35 cron in silver. As im...

I just bought an asph 35 cron in silver. As im sure there is little difference in the photographs taken by these two lenses, there is something to be said for the build quality of leica lenses. I own...
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 07-09-2007
Replies: 53
Views: 9,130
Posted By kinok1
I myself have been asking a very similar...

I myself have been asking a very similar question. I have an m6 that i shoot with daily. When it started acting up (damn exposure lights wouldnt turn off) i switched to my r2a (my first foray into...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-25-2007
Replies: 203
Views: 18,607
Posted By kinok1
This must be a joke. I shoot with Nikons for a...

This must be a joke.

I shoot with Nikons for a living. I just got my first m6 and 50 f2.

Its a different experience shooting with a leica. No better, no worse. Its different.

All I can say is...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-25-2007
Replies: 203
Views: 18,607
Posted By kinok1
This must be a joke. I shoot with Nikons for a...

This must be a joke.

I shoot with Nikons for a living. I just got my first m6 and 50 f2.

Its a different experience shooting with a leica. No better, no worse. Its different.

All I can say is...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-21-2006
Replies: 7
Views: 902
Posted By kinok1
First lemme say, thank you all for the kind...

First lemme say, thank you all for the kind words. I did a whole series which you can find here if you are so inclined ( http://www.kinofistpix.com/Site/JamesTattoo.html ). I love the delta line of...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-20-2006
Replies: 7
Views: 902
Posted By kinok1
A few shots from last week...

Well, the love continues to grow.

Delta 400 Pushed. M6. 50 Summicron.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-30-2006
Replies: 5
Views: 644
Posted By kinok1
Thanks to all...

After learning to shoot on film then going over to a complete digital workflow in my professional life, i have returned (albeit, slowly). After hearing the praises of the Voigt, i purchased an r2a...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-27-2006
Replies: 8
Views: 828
Posted By kinok1
thank you all for the wonderful advice on how to...

thank you all for the wonderful advice on how to date leica lenses.

Once again the internet has proved itself a useful resource in dating.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-27-2006
Replies: 8
Views: 828
Posted By kinok1
thanks colyn.

thanks colyn.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-27-2006
Replies: 8
Views: 828
Posted By kinok1
Anyone Know How to Date Lenses

Looking at 2 used M lenses.

A 35mm serial number: 3355825

And a 90mm serial number: 2814023

I'd love to know the age of the lenses.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-13-2006
Replies: 198
Views: 28,727
Posted By kinok1
From last week. R2A, 35mm 1.7, TMAX 3200

From last week.

R2A, 35mm 1.7, TMAX 3200
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 09-08-2006
Replies: 36
Views: 5,278
Posted By kinok1
Its good. Period. You won't regret the...

Its good. Period. You won't regret the purchase.

For samples from the lens:

http://www.kinofistpix.com/Site/Book%20V.html

http://www.kinofistpix.com/Site/Book%20VI.html
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 09-06-2006
Replies: 25
Views: 1,402
Posted By kinok1
thanks for that. I have not yet used the rewind...

thanks for that. I have not yet used the rewind lever to make sure the film is taut. I will do that from now on.
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 09-06-2006
Replies: 25
Views: 1,402
Posted By kinok1
I have a newly purchased r2a, and I had the same...

I have a newly purchased r2a, and I had the same thing happen to me on my last roll of film.

I was cranking the film advance lever pretty hard and fast, so maybe that has something to do with...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 09-03-2006
Replies: 9
Views: 1,149
Posted By kinok1
Developed and scanned at a&i in santa...

Developed and scanned at a&i in santa monica.

Very slight noise reduction via noise ninja was used to take the edge off the grain.
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 09-02-2006
Replies: 9
Views: 1,149
Posted By kinok1
Thanks all. It really is a wonderful lens. I...

Thanks all. It really is a wonderful lens. I haven't had any problems with flare at all. As far as some color shots, take a look at my first posting on RFF. There you will see a few color shots taken...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 09-02-2006
Replies: 9
Views: 1,149
Posted By kinok1
Wow...Do I love my R2A

I use Nikon and mamiya gear in my professional life. And a few weeks ago when I got my r2a with the 35mm 1.7 I wasn't sure if it would ever become more than a weekend distraction. I must say, after...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 08-14-2006
Replies: 12
Views: 1,352
Posted By kinok1
For most of the shoot I was using my nikon d200...

For most of the shoot I was using my nikon d200 with a strobe kit. You can see some of those shots on my website. And, I had taken my new r2a up to San Francisco with me to do some street...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 08-13-2006
Replies: 12
Views: 1,352
Posted By kinok1
The film was Kodak UC 400.

The film was Kodak UC 400.
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 08-13-2006
Replies: 12
Views: 1,352
Posted By kinok1
Just Got R2A

New to the forums. Wanted to introduce myself.

Just got an R2A with the 35mm 1.7. Haven't shot film in awhile. What a wonderful camera, and fantastic glass.

2 samples from a shoot last week.
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