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Forum: Lomography 1 Day Ago
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Views: 691
Posted By jsrockit
Foto Slutz is catchy!

Foto Slutz is catchy!
Forum: CSC : Digital Compact System Cameras - 2 Days Ago
Replies: 38
Views: 1,076
Posted By jsrockit
Cool camera, but he wants shallow depth of field.

Cool camera, but he wants shallow depth of field.
Forum: CSC : Digital Compact System Cameras - 2 Days Ago
Replies: 38
Views: 1,076
Posted By jsrockit
If Fuji did not exist, I might be using that...

If Fuji did not exist, I might be using that Canon set-up (or a Sony a6400). However, I`m not the type to nickle and dime IQ, and believe that all of these new APSC cameras have sufficient output...
Forum: CSC : Digital Compact System Cameras - 3 Days Ago
Replies: 38
Views: 1,076
Posted By jsrockit
I do too... that`s a super compact set-up.

I do too... that`s a super compact set-up.
Forum: CSC : Digital Compact System Cameras - 3 Days Ago
Replies: 38
Views: 1,076
Posted By jsrockit
Hmmm, another good option. At 50mm crop, it is...

Hmmm, another good option. At 50mm crop, it is still a 24mp camera. But only in jpeg.

And the OP asked for digital and autofocus guys.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 3 Days Ago
Replies: 37
Views: 685
Posted By jsrockit
Voigtlander R and a cheap 50mm

Voigtlander R and a cheap 50mm
Forum: CSC : Digital Compact System Cameras - 4 Days Ago
Replies: 38
Views: 1,076
Posted By jsrockit
I’ve been a Fuji user since the original X100 and...

I’ve been a Fuji user since the original X100 and the X-Pro1 with 35. 1.4. I bought both on day 1. If you look at my original post, you will see I told him to keep his 1.4 and that he already has...
Forum: CSC : Digital Compact System Cameras - 4 Days Ago
Replies: 38
Views: 1,076
Posted By jsrockit
Both the 35mm f1.4 and F2 are great. Of course,...

Both the 35mm f1.4 and F2 are great. Of course, modern popular thought is that wide open bokeh equals magic, so of course this means 1.4 is more magical.
Forum: CSC : Digital Compact System Cameras - 4 Days Ago
Replies: 38
Views: 1,076
Posted By jsrockit
X-E3 and 35mm F2. Take this from a likeminded...

X-E3 and 35mm F2. Take this from a likeminded someone who has tried many of the other options listed in this thread. It does what you want while being small, fast, high quality, and cheap. It’s a...
Forum: Sony Alpha / NEX News / General Discussion 4 Days Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 662
Posted By jsrockit
I think I’ll most likely buy an A7R II to use...

I think I’ll most likely buy an A7R II to use with that new Sigma 45mm. Small and FF. I’ve been looking for a 45mm option.
Forum: Sony Alpha / NEX News / General Discussion 5 Days Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 662
Posted By jsrockit
That A7R II will go even lower in price and is a...

That A7R II will go even lower in price and is a true deal right now.
Forum: CSC : Digital Compact System Cameras - 5 Days Ago
Replies: 38
Views: 1,076
Posted By jsrockit
Can`t see how that is smaller...and then that...

Can`t see how that is smaller...and then that horrible focus shift of the Sonnar? OP, stick with what you have. It really is the best option. I use the 35mm F2 for even more compactness.
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 6 Days Ago
Replies: 54
Views: 1,409
Posted By jsrockit
Yes, ergonomically speaking. I like my cameras...

Yes, ergonomically speaking. I like my cameras to be shaped like a bar of soap... really.
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 6 Days Ago
Replies: 54
Views: 1,409
Posted By jsrockit
I’d love to have a FF Sigma DP2 Merrill myself.

I’d love to have a FF Sigma DP2 Merrill myself.
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 1 Week Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 554
Posted By jsrockit
Thanks Helen. I agree.

Thanks Helen. I agree.
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 1 Week Ago
Replies: 54
Views: 1,409
Posted By jsrockit
Me neither but other than a few outliers like the...

Me neither but other than a few outliers like the Ricoh GR or the Sony RX1R series, the trend seems towards bigger is better.
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 1 Week Ago
Replies: 54
Views: 1,409
Posted By jsrockit
Me too, but I guess there are a lot more...

Me too, but I guess there are a lot more electronics to stuff into digital cameras and we expect more these days in regards to quality.
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 1 Week Ago
Replies: 54
Views: 1,409
Posted By jsrockit
Yep, I feel the same way...

Yep, I feel the same way...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 1 Week Ago
Replies: 206
Views: 6,449
Posted By jsrockit
Exactly... here in Santiago, Chile I see many...

Exactly... here in Santiago, Chile I see many film cameras that have no hipster value in use. Digital too... many people still using D80, D300 to make wonderful photos. It is refreshing really.
Forum: Photography General Interest 1 Week Ago
Replies: 28
Views: 970
Posted By jsrockit
You might be right. I think Iím confusing it...

You might be right. I think Iím confusing it with the film doom and gloom threads.
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 1 Week Ago
Replies: 54
Views: 1,409
Posted By jsrockit
Huh? You’ve tried it already to know how it...

Huh? You’ve tried it already to know how it performs? and I'm sure they mean lightest and smallest interchangeable lens mirrorless FF... which it surely is. But I don't expect anything but...
Forum: Photography General Interest 1 Week Ago
Replies: 28
Views: 970
Posted By jsrockit
Are you saying you don't see a thread like this...

Are you saying you don't see a thread like this every month? Maybe I am imagining it...
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 1 Week Ago
Replies: 54
Views: 1,409
Posted By jsrockit
I guess this is something that interests me for a...

I guess this is something that interests me for a few reasons. I've been thinking that 45mm is a perfect focal length for me. I've been wanting something small, but FF to go with my Fujis. The...
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 1 Week Ago
Replies: 54
Views: 1,409
Posted By jsrockit
Now...with a grip... and some other basic...

Now...with a grip...

and some other basic accessories: https://www.sigma-global.com/en/cameras/fp-series/accessories/
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 1 Week Ago
Replies: 54
Views: 1,409
Posted By jsrockit
Again, the new 45mm is small. ...

Again, the new 45mm is small.

https://1.img-dpreview.com/files/p/articles/9907285861/DSC07362.jpeg
Forum: Photography General Interest 1 Week Ago
Replies: 28
Views: 970
Posted By jsrockit
The monthly doom and gloom thread...

The monthly doom and gloom thread...
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 1 Week Ago
Replies: 54
Views: 1,409
Posted By jsrockit
They have the new 45mm 2.8 that is small. It was...

They have the new 45mm 2.8 that is small. It was released at the same time.
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 1 Week Ago
Replies: 54
Views: 1,409
Posted By jsrockit
This camera will be cheap-ish. I kind of like it.

This camera will be cheap-ish. I kind of like it.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 211
Posted By jsrockit
This lens is in Sony FE mount too.

This lens is in Sony FE mount too.
Forum: Photography General Interest 1 Week Ago
Replies: 129
Views: 2,394
Posted By jsrockit
Care to expand on this?

Care to expand on this?
Forum: Photography General Interest 1 Week Ago
Replies: 129
Views: 2,394
Posted By jsrockit
I still like a nice G-Shock myself... people buy...

I still like a nice G-Shock myself... people buy Apple Watches in droves. Garmin, Samsung, etc.
Forum: Photography General Interest 1 Week Ago
Replies: 129
Views: 2,394
Posted By jsrockit
Haha true, but it was a joke. The worst of both...

Haha true, but it was a joke. The worst of both worlds!
Forum: Photography General Interest 1 Week Ago
Replies: 129
Views: 2,394
Posted By jsrockit
So, there are no high end electronics? Only...

So, there are no high end electronics? Only something mechanical can be high end? I guess there will be no high end products in the future then.
Forum: Photography General Interest 1 Week Ago
Replies: 129
Views: 2,394
Posted By jsrockit
I want an iPhone 11 with a slot for Minox...

I want an iPhone 11 with a slot for Minox miniature film. ;)
Forum: Photography General Interest 1 Week Ago
Replies: 129
Views: 2,394
Posted By jsrockit
Well, rangefinder cameras were made... they...

Well, rangefinder cameras were made... they didn’t see what the film was seeing.
Forum: Photography General Interest 1 Week Ago
Replies: 129
Views: 2,394
Posted By jsrockit
Well, it sure wonít be Nikon or Contax! It could...

Well, it sure wonít be Nikon or Contax! It could be Leica too!
Forum: Photography General Interest 1 Week Ago
Replies: 129
Views: 2,394
Posted By jsrockit
The point and shoot market seems to be a great...

The point and shoot market seems to be a great place to start based on the prices of compact high end p&s cameras from the 90s.
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 1 Week Ago
Replies: 42
Views: 1,078
Posted By jsrockit
It’s funny, but the Ricoh GR is the only camera I...

It’s funny, but the Ricoh GR is the only camera I can use without VF.
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 1 Week Ago
Replies: 42
Views: 1,078
Posted By jsrockit
I thought you were going to say we need a digital...

I thought you were going to say we need a digital XA... which is something that I’d personally love to have. My god, a tiny digital with a mechanical rangefinder ... drool.
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 1 Week Ago
Replies: 42
Views: 1,078
Posted By jsrockit
So, are you saying an M43 camera cannot make a...

So, are you saying an M43 camera cannot make a good 16x20" print?
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 1 Week Ago
Replies: 95
Views: 3,533
Posted By jsrockit
My comment was not in regard to quality...(I like...

My comment was not in regard to quality...(I like Leica) but in regard to how much money I spent on Leica cameras and lenses when I used it. Now that I've moved on, I'm happy and have more cash in...
Forum: Photography General Interest 1 Week Ago
Replies: 193
Views: 10,216
Posted By jsrockit
Original answer: Fujifilm X-Pro1 Today’s answer: ...

Original answer: Fujifilm X-Pro1
Today’s answer: Fujifilm X-Pro2
Probable future answer: X-Pro3
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 1 Week Ago
Replies: 42
Views: 1,078
Posted By jsrockit
Yes. I own a Ricoh GR III, but I am not enamored...

Yes. I own a Ricoh GR III, but I am not enamored by 28mm.

If anyone ever makes anything like a GR, but with a 45-50mm lens (non-zoom), I might not use any other cameras. It would have to have an...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 95
Views: 3,533
Posted By jsrockit
I’m not going to argue. I get what you are...

I’m not going to argue. I get what you are saying while still holding to my opinion. I just find Leica to be a money pit for me.
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 95
Views: 3,533
Posted By jsrockit
I think you missed my point. $4,000 bargain was...

I think you missed my point. $4,000 bargain was the point. If $4000 is truly a bargain to someone, surely they can go all out for a M10. I get it though if you want a Leica, only a Leica will do. ...
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 28
Views: 1,356
Posted By jsrockit
Iíll quote myself here and say I could do most of...

Iíll quote myself here and say I could do most of my photography with the 35mm f2 only.
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 95
Views: 3,533
Posted By jsrockit
A very old camera for $4000 and people are...

A very old camera for $4000 and people are excited like it’s some kind of excellent deal? I get it... it’s the cheapest new digital m ever, but it’s cheaper for a reason. Once you start thinking of...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 25
Views: 886
Posted By jsrockit
Photography has always been a distortion of...

Photography has always been a distortion of reality.
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 25
Views: 886
Posted By jsrockit
I’m going assume Bill did not mean what happened...

I’m going assume Bill did not mean what happened in the late 50s since that answer is easy. I’m going to assume he means more recently. For me, mirrorless happened. Fuji Rangefinder shaped cameras...
Forum: Photography General Interest 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 54
Views: 1,543
Posted By jsrockit
High end film point and shoot X-Pan

High end film point and shoot
X-Pan
Forum: Photography General Interest 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 111
Views: 3,617
Posted By jsrockit
Cool cameras for Sure... but not for me.

Cool cameras for Sure... but not for me.
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 709
Posted By jsrockit
haha, yes...and for me too!

haha, yes...and for me too!
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 709
Posted By jsrockit
The Leica H

Older article, but I didn't know of this...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 06-15-2019
Replies: 69
Views: 1,743
Posted By jsrockit
To me these choices reflect the low end and the...

To me these choices reflect the low end and the high end. There isn`t something great at an affordable price that I know of...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 06-15-2019
Replies: 69
Views: 1,743
Posted By jsrockit
® Plenty of artists still use film and I...

®

Plenty of artists still use film and I certainly see scanned film printed as ink jet prints in galleries.



It might not be mainstream, but there is more to photography than amateurs and...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 06-15-2019
Replies: 69
Views: 1,743
Posted By jsrockit
I am shocked as well that a really good scanner...

I am shocked as well that a really good scanner is not a more of a mainstream device. Especially with the supposed film resurgence that is happening. Then again, when I used film, I used a darkroom...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-15-2019
Replies: 111
Views: 3,617
Posted By jsrockit
Thank you Dave, I would never see it otherwise....

Thank you Dave, I would never see it otherwise.



I am sorry, but I can`t help but see people buying more and more expensive cameras simply because of the best specs on paper. It goes against why...
Forum: Zeiss Contax 06-14-2019
Replies: 10
Views: 317
Posted By jsrockit
Yeah, plus the parallax error theory doesn`t...

Yeah, plus the parallax error theory doesn`t generally account for slightly out of focus...

But you are right, you have a lot of other gear that works well, so... next!
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-14-2019
Replies: 111
Views: 3,617
Posted By jsrockit
I guess but at least Leica is sexy... ;)

I guess but at least Leica is sexy... ;)
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-14-2019
Replies: 44
Views: 1,265
Posted By jsrockit
Exactly, we don`t know how they photograph and...

Exactly, we don`t know how they photograph and what they photograph. Who better to know you than yourself? These threads usually come down to - I know I should bring the Leica and enjoy myself, but...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-14-2019
Replies: 111
Views: 3,617
Posted By jsrockit
I am actually shocked by the number of amateurs...

I am actually shocked by the number of amateurs on a certain forum (not RFF) that are talking about buying the new 100mp for Fuji for $10000+ ... people that do not seem to have enough experience...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-14-2019
Replies: 111
Views: 3,617
Posted By jsrockit
Yeah Dave, the RFF crowd is in their own bubble. ...

Yeah Dave, the RFF crowd is in their own bubble. More likely it is that though I’m not sure about the 100mp part.
Forum: Zeiss Contax 06-14-2019
Replies: 10
Views: 317
Posted By jsrockit
It sounds like parallax error due to the VF not...

It sounds like parallax error due to the VF not seeing what the camera sees. I remember this with my Contax T2. Modern cameras VFs and AF are more sophisticated.
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 06-14-2019
Replies: 47
Views: 4,176
Posted By jsrockit
My dream camera would be the Ricoh GR III with a...

My dream camera would be the Ricoh GR III with a 45mm lens and a pop up VF (like the Sony RX100 series).
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-14-2019
Replies: 163
Views: 5,080
Posted By jsrockit
Oh, I know. I have one (and an XA2). But I want...

Oh, I know. I have one (and an XA2). But I want something closer to 40-45mm in my next pocket camera.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-14-2019
Replies: 163
Views: 5,080
Posted By jsrockit
The current manufacturers need to revisit this...

The current manufacturers need to revisit this genre. We need cooler pocket cameras for those of us that like ergonomics (and don't want to use a phone). The GR III is great, but it is 28mm only. ...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 06-14-2019
Replies: 31
Views: 1,007
Posted By jsrockit
The in focus parts...

The in focus parts...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 06-13-2019
Replies: 69
Views: 1,743
Posted By jsrockit
Talking Skiff to the rescue!

Skiff to the rescue!
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-12-2019
Replies: 60
Views: 1,347
Posted By jsrockit
Nick, many of us who prefer to use one prime for...

Nick, many of us who prefer to use one prime for the bulk of our photography are thrown off by switching to another focal length. Especially when I`m in situations where I am used to bringing the...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-12-2019
Replies: 60
Views: 1,347
Posted By jsrockit
I did this too when I lived in NYC. It was a...

I did this too when I lived in NYC. It was a great winter coat camera too. I love the camera so much even though it is not a main camera for me, it is just so cool.
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-11-2019
Replies: 108
Views: 2,677
Posted By jsrockit
I only use tape to keep things in place... I.E....

I only use tape to keep things in place... I.E. dials that move too easily or buttons that get pushed too easily. I love Fuji, but every camera they make has something that moves too easily. ;)
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-11-2019
Replies: 60
Views: 1,347
Posted By jsrockit
I would love to have a GR with a 40-45mm lens...

I would love to have a GR with a 40-45mm lens without cropping.
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-11-2019
Replies: 60
Views: 1,347
Posted By jsrockit
Might be a good idea to just put it in your...

Might be a good idea to just put it in your pocket or purse when you bring your Leica. Pull it out when a situation dictates 28mm?
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-10-2019
Replies: 60
Views: 1,347
Posted By jsrockit
Fujifilm X-E3 with 35mm F2 (or 27mm 2.8). Such a...

Fujifilm X-E3 with 35mm F2 (or 27mm 2.8). Such a great and relatively cheap combo. Small and fast too. I use the GR III sometimes, but I use this 35mm F2 from Fuji way more.
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 06-10-2019
Replies: 24
Views: 893
Posted By jsrockit
Well, the website actually says: "Straight to...

Well, the website actually says:

"Straight to the news:

It turned out that we were too optimistic, after solving all the problems with production and setting it up, we don’t have enough money to...
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 06-10-2019
Replies: 24
Views: 893
Posted By jsrockit
How does that even make sense? Very horrible way...

How does that even make sense? Very horrible way to start a company...
Forum: Photo Software 06-08-2019
Replies: 59
Views: 1,968
Posted By jsrockit
$120 a year sucks (in the USA)... but it is...

$120 a year sucks (in the USA)... but it is important to my photography, so....
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 06-04-2019
Replies: 33
Views: 1,177
Posted By jsrockit
Decades? Which non photographer celebrity had...

Decades? Which non photographer celebrity had their own model in the 80s or 90s?
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 06-03-2019
Replies: 33
Views: 1,177
Posted By jsrockit
Celebrity cameras... who would have thought?

Celebrity cameras... who would have thought?
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 05-27-2019
Replies: 11
Views: 737
Posted By jsrockit
I'm a bit sad that they won't be making another...

I'm a bit sad that they won't be making another one... I never bought it but always thought it was cool. I'm not a big fan of SLR shaped mirrorless cameras (though I do use one sometimes). IMO, you...
Forum: Panasonic S1 S1 R L Mount cameras 05-23-2019
Replies: 31
Views: 1,193
Posted By jsrockit
Haha, I agree though... I would use an M with M...

Haha, I agree though... I would use an M with M lenses.
Forum: Panasonic S1 S1 R L Mount cameras 05-23-2019
Replies: 31
Views: 1,193
Posted By jsrockit
Nothing, but there is nothing wrong with just not...

Nothing, but there is nothing wrong with just not using Leica lenses Too! 🤨
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 05-22-2019
Replies: 42
Views: 2,138
Posted By jsrockit
Good idea... if it does go towards gear... how...

Good idea... if it does go towards gear... how about a 90mm?
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-21-2019
Replies: 25
Views: 858
Posted By jsrockit
I actually think it looks ok. I`m not a purist...

I actually think it looks ok. I`m not a purist though.
Forum: Digital Compacts 05-19-2019
Replies: 6
Views: 368
Posted By jsrockit
I would think so... depends on how detailed...

I would think so... depends on how detailed oriented the home office is with regard to things like this. It'll be quite the upgrade for you... so you should do it and if it doesn't go over as...
Forum: Digital Compacts 05-19-2019
Replies: 40
Views: 1,761
Posted By jsrockit
The Ricoh GR III gets it as right as can be...

The Ricoh GR III gets it as right as can be expected IMO. Jacket pocketable and high quality. It's not perfect, but it is closer than most. The latest Sony RX100 VI seems cool on the surface, but...
Forum: Fuji Digital General Discussion 05-18-2019
Replies: 29
Views: 1,060
Posted By jsrockit
I went from Fuji to a Nikon Df and then back to...

I went from Fuji to a Nikon Df and then back to Fuji. If I go Nikon again, it would be for the Z. I think I'm done with DSLRs. I like seeing my exact metering in my VF.
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 05-17-2019
Replies: 59
Views: 1,811
Posted By jsrockit
Nope, left that behind with film many years ago. ...

Nope, left that behind with film many years ago. I'd rather dial in a little negative exposure comp to save my highlights on a bright day. Once I've used a camera for awhile, I know how its meter...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-17-2019
Replies: 123
Views: 2,856
Posted By jsrockit
How ridiculous...

How ridiculous...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-16-2019
Replies: 123
Views: 2,856
Posted By jsrockit
I’m am glad for instax as a proud Fuji digital...

I’m am glad for instax as a proud Fuji digital customer. I liked their film but haven’t shot film in 5 years maybe. Oh well, the digital work flow allows me to be a efficient amateur. What limited...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-16-2019
Replies: 123
Views: 2,856
Posted By jsrockit
Sure is...that’s the point. All cameras are...

Sure is...that’s the point. All cameras are capable of making an incredible image. However, part of what makes photography fun for many is that you enjoy using the camera. If you do, you’ll most...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-15-2019
Replies: 123
Views: 2,856
Posted By jsrockit
I think it’s because while a cellphone can be...

I think it’s because while a cellphone can be used to produce a good image in good light, it still isn’t that fun to use, haptics and ergonomics wise, for many people. If people sneer at digital in...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-15-2019
Replies: 123
Views: 2,856
Posted By jsrockit
I don’t believe that using the right tool for the...

I don’t believe that using the right tool for the look you want while wanting it to feel right in your hands is elitist though. It’s most likely the reason most off ended up at RFF in the first...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-15-2019
Replies: 123
Views: 2,856
Posted By jsrockit
Tanking isn’t the right word,...

Tanking isn’t the right word, but...

https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.digitaltrends.com/mobile/2018-smartphone-sales-decline-news/%3famp
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-14-2019
Replies: 37
Views: 1,483
Posted By jsrockit
Grab the new Voigtlander 35mm f2... photography...

Grab the new Voigtlander 35mm f2... photography is way more important than supposed magical lens attributes.
Forum: Digital Compacts 05-13-2019
Replies: 292
Views: 18,934
Posted By jsrockit
Thank you BB2 and HH. I appreciate it. Sorry...

Thank you BB2 and HH. I appreciate it. Sorry for the downer.
Forum: Digital Compacts 05-12-2019
Replies: 292
Views: 18,934
Posted By jsrockit
Haha, it's funny. I've used either a X100...

Haha, it's funny. I've used either a X100 variant or a GR variant as my small camera for many years. Before that I used Leica Ms. Honestly, the M was the worst camera for my photography I've ever...
Forum: Digital Compacts 05-12-2019
Replies: 292
Views: 18,934
Posted By jsrockit
I've posted a lot in the past... just mostly in...

I've posted a lot in the past... just mostly in Fuji lens threads that you don't look at.

Helen... thanks. Honestly, both of my parents died within three weeks of each other (I'm ok though) so...
Forum: Digital Compacts 05-12-2019
Replies: 292
Views: 18,934
Posted By jsrockit
Have fun Helen, I was able to get one and a half...

Have fun Helen, I was able to get one and a half weeks ago when I was in NYC. So far, I like it...

A few From Santiago on my first day out with...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-08-2019
Replies: 24
Views: 591
Posted By jsrockit
I took 10 years off from photography when I felt...

I took 10 years off from photography when I felt like you... and then came back refreshed and in love with photography more than ever. It’s been another 11 years now without any block. But as Chris...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 04-30-2019
Replies: 51
Views: 1,002
Posted By jsrockit
I think I'm with you... but then again I do like...

I think I'm with you... but then again I do like the Leica CL (Digital). If I had F U money I might buy one.
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-30-2019
Replies: 37
Views: 854
Posted By jsrockit
Haha, you want some?

Haha, you want some?
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 04-29-2019
Replies: 11
Views: 817
Posted By jsrockit
Beautiful camera!

Beautiful camera!
Forum: Digital Compacts 04-28-2019
Replies: 1,172
Views: 236,850
Posted By jsrockit
Nice one! ...

Nice one! ...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-27-2019
Replies: 96
Views: 4,460
Posted By jsrockit
It'll be good enough for photography... enjoy it!

It'll be good enough for photography... enjoy it!
Forum: Optics Theory - 04-25-2019
Replies: 25
Views: 1,144
Posted By jsrockit
A symptom of our times?

A symptom of our times?
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 04-24-2019
Replies: 34
Views: 1,284
Posted By jsrockit
I agree. Also, high shutter speeds in low light.

I agree. Also, high shutter speeds in low light.
Forum: Digital Compacts 04-23-2019
Replies: 292
Views: 18,934
Posted By jsrockit
Low light situations that require a high shutter...

Low light situations that require a high shutter speed...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-20-2019
Replies: 121
Views: 3,473
Posted By jsrockit
No Middle Ground In this Thread ��

No
Middle
Ground
In this Thread ��
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-20-2019
Replies: 96
Views: 4,460
Posted By jsrockit
For me, it’s just a comfortable working distance...

For me, it’s just a comfortable working distance without weird perspective distortion. I’ve used 28mm with a Ricoh GR and like it. However, it asked what is your go to not everything we use. I’m...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-19-2019
Replies: 96
Views: 4,460
Posted By jsrockit
I`m a 50mm fan mostly...

I`m a 50mm fan mostly...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-17-2019
Replies: 182
Views: 6,325
Posted By jsrockit
I don’t think I said that or anyone said that. ...

I don’t think I said that or anyone said that. Nobody disputed Kodak reintroduced a film. That doesn’t answer the question as to why there is always a lot of expired film around for sale. I...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-16-2019
Replies: 182
Views: 6,325
Posted By jsrockit
Ok, you win... there is no expired film for sale...

Ok, you win... there is no expired film for sale anywhere. Digital cameras are computers that keep evolving. Of course there are older models for sale used. I don’t see the point of your comparison.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-16-2019
Replies: 182
Views: 6,325
Posted By jsrockit
But there is plenty of expired film out there as...

But there is plenty of expired film out there as well...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-15-2019
Replies: 121
Views: 3,473
Posted By jsrockit
Let’s not forget the increase in prices for film...

Let’s not forget the increase in prices for film cameras over the last two years. I don’t think anyone thinks the numbers haven’t gone up. We just may not be as optimistic for a full blown...
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-14-2019
Replies: 36
Views: 920
Posted By jsrockit
For me, gear isn't about image quality or having...

For me, gear isn't about image quality or having the best to boost my ego. It is about comfortable compromises. I want the best camera, for me, that meets my criteria for what I want to personally...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-14-2019
Replies: 182
Views: 6,325
Posted By jsrockit
They might not have the photo?

They might not have the photo?
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-14-2019
Replies: 182
Views: 6,325
Posted By jsrockit
I think you are assuming that those people care...

I think you are assuming that those people care to show to the world. It probably is just a job to many of the people who work there. I`m with you on one thing though... I don`t think the guy in...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-14-2019
Replies: 182
Views: 6,325
Posted By jsrockit
Well, it is open for interpretation. Why would a...

Well, it is open for interpretation. Why would a guy that doesn`t work for Fuji have this photo? Why would Fuji release this photo? Perhaps it was just a figure of speech?



To Fuji, if they are...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-14-2019
Replies: 182
Views: 6,325
Posted By jsrockit
Relax. Please think of the type of evidence you...

Relax. Please think of the type of evidence you would like in photographic form to prove this... what would it be?
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 04-14-2019
Replies: 42
Views: 2,138
Posted By jsrockit
You have a lot of great equipment Joe... if you...

You have a lot of great equipment Joe... if you don`t like it, you`ll survive. Sell it and treat yourself to something else. I didn`t like it either. I use Fuji because I want small lenses. If...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-14-2019
Replies: 182
Views: 6,325
Posted By jsrockit
Of a Fuji employee holding the last roll of film...

Of a Fuji employee holding the last roll of film labelled "last roll of film" of course! :D
Forum: Digital Compacts 04-13-2019
Replies: 40
Views: 1,761
Posted By jsrockit
I think for some, as long as it fits, they are...

I think for some, as long as it fits, they are good to go. But for others, just because it fits doesn't mean it's comfortable. I hate when I have something big and heavy in my pocket and it swings...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-13-2019
Replies: 121
Views: 3,473
Posted By jsrockit
To me it is... it was a DSLR that had classic...

To me it is... it was a DSLR that had classic controls and no grip...like I said in my other post.
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 04-12-2019
Replies: 385
Views: 64,963
Posted By jsrockit
People that buy an M buy it because they like a...

People that buy an M buy it because they like a Leica M... not because they want the norm. Some people want less features. And let's be honest, the sensor in the M10 is just fine for photography...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-12-2019
Replies: 121
Views: 3,473
Posted By jsrockit
While I was initially disappointed because it...

While I was initially disappointed because it wasn't a digital FM2, once I used it I really enjoyed it. It was light and small (for a FF DSLR), had classic controls, and the fact that it didn't have...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 04-12-2019
Replies: 29
Views: 2,337
Posted By jsrockit
This lens makes me want to get a Leica again... :)

This lens makes me want to get a Leica again... :)
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 04-12-2019
Replies: 20
Views: 794
Posted By jsrockit
I agree completely...

I agree completely...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-12-2019
Replies: 121
Views: 3,473
Posted By jsrockit
I'm going start to believe you... when I see...

I'm going start to believe you... when I see major new mainstream roll film cameras being offered. That would truly be a revival. In the meantime, this uptick is good for photography in general. ...
Forum: Digital Compacts 04-12-2019
Replies: 40
Views: 1,761
Posted By jsrockit
Honestly, Sony just needs to make an APSC version...

Honestly, Sony just needs to make an APSC version of the RX1R II about the size of the Ricoh GR. Despite it being a Sony, I think it would do well.
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 04-11-2019
Replies: 20
Views: 794
Posted By jsrockit
Drool... :eek:

Drool... :eek:
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 04-07-2019
Replies: 35
Views: 1,199
Posted By jsrockit
For me, Fuji has everything I liked about the...

For me, Fuji has everything I liked about the Leica with everything I like about modern mirrorless.
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 04-03-2019
Replies: 27
Views: 1,499
Posted By jsrockit
haha, that's great... thank you for posting! :D

haha, that's great... thank you for posting! :D
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 04-03-2019
Replies: 27
Views: 1,499
Posted By jsrockit
That must look crazy!

That must look crazy!
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 04-03-2019
Replies: 43
Views: 1,627
Posted By jsrockit
Now, where are those $99 Bessa T’s?

Now, where are those $99 Bessa T’s?
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-02-2019
Replies: 119
Views: 2,045
Posted By jsrockit
One solution would be to make something like the...

One solution would be to make something like the Sony RX1 with a slower lens. An F2.8 could make the lens a little more practical in size.
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-02-2019
Replies: 119
Views: 2,045
Posted By jsrockit
My small camera compromise is the Fujifilm X-E3...

My small camera compromise is the Fujifilm X-E3 with 27mm. But, it’s not pocketable in a way works for me. Its closer to the X100f in size but with less weight. It’s great though for its size and...
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-02-2019
Replies: 119
Views: 2,045
Posted By jsrockit
I think we will see one one day from Olympus. ...

I think we will see one one day from Olympus. They will have to make cameras like this to survive I would think. The only thing that comes close is the Panasonic LX100 II, but itís big because of...
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-02-2019
Replies: 119
Views: 2,045
Posted By jsrockit
I think many of us are waiting for this, but...

I think many of us are waiting for this, but there must be a reason we donít see them. There arenít too many APSC caŮeras that fit this description either.
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-02-2019
Replies: 119
Views: 2,045
Posted By jsrockit
Sure, anything that would tell me I hit focus.

Sure, anything that would tell me I hit focus.
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 04-01-2019
Replies: 43
Views: 1,627
Posted By jsrockit
Like I said it’s a legitimate store. My take is...

Like I said it’s a legitimate store. My take is that if you are paying by PayPal on a camera they are almost giving away... they just do not want the extra $3 taken out of their cut. Same for a...
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-01-2019
Replies: 119
Views: 2,045
Posted By jsrockit
Oh yes to all of these... but I’d need something...

Oh yes to all of these... but I’d need something more than scale focus on the Rollei 35 with digital. Out of focus digital isn’t as nice as film.
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 03-31-2019
Replies: 50
Views: 1,997
Posted By jsrockit
To wear to the club?

To wear to the club?
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-31-2019
Replies: 119
Views: 2,045
Posted By jsrockit
Ok, thanks guys... now we are getting to the real...

Ok, thanks guys... now we are getting to the real answers. Some cool ideas...
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-31-2019
Replies: 119
Views: 2,045
Posted By jsrockit
Sorry guys, I meant cameras that have never been...

Sorry guys, I meant cameras that have never been made... but you would like someone to make. Let`s not get into pricing.
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-31-2019
Replies: 119
Views: 2,045
Posted By jsrockit
Which camera do you want that isn`t currently made?

Wide open question... but keep it sensible. Film or digital, doesn`t matter. But include what the camera would be like and the reason why you`d love to have it.

I have two... one is simple. I`d...
Forum: Nikon Mirrorless 03-30-2019
Replies: 35
Views: 1,610
Posted By jsrockit
I'm a Fuji fan, but if I wanted a FF mirrorless,...

I'm a Fuji fan, but if I wanted a FF mirrorless, Nikon would be my choice. Enjoy!
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 03-28-2019
Replies: 43
Views: 1,627
Posted By jsrockit
Photovillage was *is a legit store in NYC.

Photovillage was *is a legit store in NYC.
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 03-28-2019
Replies: 176
Views: 11,456
Posted By jsrockit
I left Leica for Fuji many years ago. Best move...

I left Leica for Fuji many years ago. Best move for me.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 03-28-2019
Replies: 163
Views: 5,080
Posted By jsrockit
There were many pocketable digital cameras with...

There were many pocketable digital cameras with cell phone sized sensors. However, digital really starts to come into its own with larger sensors. That’s where the pocketable part becomes trickier.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 03-28-2019
Replies: 163
Views: 5,080
Posted By jsrockit
Yes, and gives you an ISO range close to a film...

Yes, and gives you an ISO range close to a film camera.
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 03-27-2019
Replies: 6
Views: 428
Posted By jsrockit
Lucky *******... :)

Lucky *******... :)
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 03-27-2019
Replies: 110
Views: 4,837
Posted By jsrockit
Well, come on now... it feels like a toy because...

Well, come on now... it feels like a toy because it isn't superficially beefed up with the finest of metals to feel like a mechanical film camera? Ok, but I've been using the X-Pro2 since day one...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 03-27-2019
Replies: 110
Views: 4,837
Posted By jsrockit
But only because of the M8/M9 issues... but the...

But only because of the M8/M9 issues... but the M240 hasn't had any major issues. Seems like the best value for a digital M to me.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-24-2019
Replies: 206
Views: 6,449
Posted By jsrockit
It seems Nick`s obsession is to always find the...

It seems Nick`s obsession is to always find the right balance between bang for the buck and usability without any concern for the haptics and ergonomics that others enjoy. However, many of us don`t...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 03-23-2019
Replies: 30
Views: 909
Posted By jsrockit
It’s funny, but I’ve never regretted. I guess as...

It’s funny, but I’ve never regretted. I guess as long as I have something that feels right and allows for great photos, then no stress. I can always re-buy. Maybe you guys have exotic gear though.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 03-23-2019
Replies: 30
Views: 909
Posted By jsrockit
Well, I don`t agree when it comes to 50mm lenses,...

Well, I don`t agree when it comes to 50mm lenses, but for 35mm, I agree. The 50mm Summarit 2.5 was tiny when I used it on my M9. Underrated lens IMO.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 03-23-2019
Replies: 30
Views: 909
Posted By jsrockit
True, but it`s just a little long. It was worth...

True, but it`s just a little long. It was worth it to me because I liked it.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 03-23-2019
Replies: 30
Views: 909
Posted By jsrockit
I`m the opposite, I prefer to concentrate on...

I`m the opposite, I prefer to concentrate on framing and content than when I have to lean in or lean back in order to compensate for focus shift. I`d hate to ruin a a good photo due to shift. That...
Forum: Digital Compacts 03-23-2019
Replies: 292
Views: 18,934
Posted By jsrockit
Based on early criticism of the GR3 and the GR2...

Based on early criticism of the GR3 and the GR2 being 5 years old effectively, you made the right decision.
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-23-2019
Replies: 68
Views: 1,294
Posted By jsrockit
That`s still not spraying and praying... spraying...

That`s still not spraying and praying... spraying and praying is using a motor drive and then hoping later you got something instead of just waiting for the right moment. He`s waiting for the right...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 03-23-2019
Replies: 30
Views: 909
Posted By jsrockit
Of these, I prefer the Planar, Summarit, and the...

Of these, I prefer the Planar, Summarit, and the Elmar...but I prefer small lenses. I think the Sonnar has too much shift to rely on when using a RF.
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-22-2019
Replies: 8,807
Views: 859,422
Posted By jsrockit
Fujifilm X-T30 Fujifilm 56mm 1.2 Fujifilm 35mm F2...

Fujifilm X-T30
Fujifilm 56mm 1.2
Fujifilm 35mm F2 (my second one)
Fujifilm 15-45mm
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-22-2019
Replies: 68
Views: 1,294
Posted By jsrockit
Taking 4 shots is not spraying and praying...

Taking 4 shots is not spraying and praying...
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-21-2019
Replies: 68
Views: 1,294
Posted By jsrockit
I make a lot of photos... but I walk around a lot...

I make a lot of photos... but I walk around a lot and photograph many different things. Sometimes, something happens so quickly that I`m making a few photos in a row and then praying...and most of...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-21-2019
Replies: 16
Views: 662
Posted By jsrockit
During 1991-1994, I would have been geeking out...

During 1991-1994, I would have been geeking out for this... at the height of my experimenting in the darkroom. Cool, but now I`m only interested in drinking it.
Forum: Digital Compacts 03-21-2019
Replies: 292
Views: 18,934
Posted By jsrockit
I just can`t pull the trigger on this camera......

I just can`t pull the trigger on this camera... yet. But so far, Archlich`s review is one of the only (semi-)positive ones I`ve seen.
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 03-19-2019
Replies: 73
Views: 1,868
Posted By jsrockit
Good addendum Mcary... I agree.

Good addendum Mcary... I agree.
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 03-19-2019
Replies: 73
Views: 1,868
Posted By jsrockit
It’s never smart to spend using someone else’s...

It’s never smart to spend using someone else’s hypothetical wallet. There are various reasons for choosing what we choose. But... if you can afford it and you enjoy it, you’ll tend to spend more...
Forum: Digital Compacts 03-16-2019
Replies: 28
Views: 1,837
Posted By jsrockit
$1000 is rough when you're not excited. Good...

$1000 is rough when you're not excited. Good luck with the GR II. It will feel as good as the X70 (in usage) while being lighter and smaller.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-16-2019
Replies: 206
Views: 6,449
Posted By jsrockit
They will soon be popular... because they are...

They will soon be popular... because they are different. The next generation will think they are awesome looking in a retro way. It is sure to happen.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-16-2019
Replies: 206
Views: 6,449
Posted By jsrockit
Here in Chile they go for a lot more $ than in...

Here in Chile they go for a lot more $ than in the US and young people are buying them. However, that is because they are cheaper still than the more desirable cameras.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-15-2019
Replies: 206
Views: 6,449
Posted By jsrockit
Yes Nick... it’s only a matter of time before...

Yes Nick... it’s only a matter of time before certain versions of these gain value. All you need is a celebrity to use one or for some photo star to swear it gives him or her some magic. Haha.
Forum: Leica Q / T / X Series 03-14-2019
Replies: 115
Views: 5,290
Posted By jsrockit
Ok two things... framelines on a mirrorless...

Ok two things... framelines on a mirrorless should be as accurate as a SLR since you are viewing through the lens with the added benefit of seeing your exposure as well. Secondly, the Q shows you...
Forum: Leica Q / T / X Series 03-14-2019
Replies: 115
Views: 5,290
Posted By jsrockit
Let me clarify... sloppy when people tend to crop...

Let me clarify... sloppy when people tend to crop to save bad composition, not when photographing with the crop in mind.
Forum: Leica Q / T / X Series 03-14-2019
Replies: 115
Views: 5,290
Posted By jsrockit
Iím not... I feel the same sometimes.

Iím not... I feel the same sometimes.
Forum: Leica Q / T / X Series 03-14-2019
Replies: 115
Views: 5,290
Posted By jsrockit
Why would the Qís framelines not be precise?

Why would the Qís framelines not be precise?
Forum: Leica Q / T / X Series 03-14-2019
Replies: 115
Views: 5,290
Posted By jsrockit
I understand completely and youíre right that it...

I understand completely and youíre right that it isnít as sloppy as after the fact. I concede. However, cropping a $5000 Leica FF down to APSC and M43 respectively seems like a worse choice than...
Forum: Leica Q / T / X Series 03-14-2019
Replies: 115
Views: 5,290
Posted By jsrockit
Agreed... not to mention itís a sloppy way to...

Agreed... not to mention itís a sloppy way to photograph in most cases.
Forum: Digital Compacts 03-13-2019
Replies: 28
Views: 1,837
Posted By jsrockit
Maybe something like a Sunpak PF20XD if you want...

Maybe something like a Sunpak PF20XD if you want something small.
Forum: Digital Compacts 03-12-2019
Replies: 28
Views: 1,837
Posted By jsrockit
I see... I didn`t know that. I`m using Fuji...

I see... I didn`t know that. I`m using Fuji mostly and they`ve had their own issues with AF, but they`ve sorted them out over the last 2 years or so. I was hoping Ricoh could do the same.
Forum: Digital Compacts 03-12-2019
Replies: 28
Views: 1,837
Posted By jsrockit
So far, from the limited reviews I`ve read, the...

So far, from the limited reviews I`ve read, the III does not seem to be much better than the GR II in low light AF speed or in high ISO. That`s a disappointment. I hope it is just pre-release...
Forum: Fuji X Series 03-11-2019
Replies: 32
Views: 1,079
Posted By jsrockit
Good choice ktm. It’s not redundant and it is...

Good choice ktm. It’s not redundant and it is truly something you can use in a pinch without it adding a lot of weight. I think you’ll end up using it more than you think on this trip.
Forum: Leica Q / T / X Series 03-09-2019
Replies: 115
Views: 5,290
Posted By jsrockit
On a side note, the SL2 is now rumored for June.

On a side note, the SL2 is now rumored for June.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 03-07-2019
Replies: 41
Views: 1,536
Posted By jsrockit
Really? ...

Really? ...
Forum: Leica Q / T / X Series 03-07-2019
Replies: 115
Views: 5,290
Posted By jsrockit
Could be Cal... makes sense.

Could be Cal... makes sense.
Forum: Leica Q / T / X Series 03-07-2019
Replies: 115
Views: 5,290
Posted By jsrockit
47mp M11 & SL2 is next I would think...

47mp M11 & SL2 is next I would think...
Forum: Fuji X Series 03-06-2019
Replies: 32
Views: 1,079
Posted By jsrockit
Either will be fine, but as a backup...the X-E3...

Either will be fine, but as a backup...the X-E3 can use your Leica lenses with an adapter. For truly small... the X-E3 and 27mm lens is where it is at.
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 03-06-2019
Replies: 176
Views: 11,456
Posted By jsrockit
Huh? ... ...

Huh? ... ...
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 03-06-2019
Replies: 176
Views: 11,456
Posted By jsrockit
Exactly...

Exactly...
Forum: Fuji Digital General Discussion 03-06-2019
Replies: 32
Views: 1,741
Posted By jsrockit
Next model Peter. As for comparing it to the...

Next model Peter. As for comparing it to the mamiya 7, sure that makes sense. And it works for more traditional medium format photography as well. It just isn’t fast ... yet.
Forum: Fuji Digital General Discussion 03-05-2019
Replies: 32
Views: 1,741
Posted By jsrockit
No doubt it’s a great camera, but size vs. image...

No doubt it’s a great camera, but size vs. image quality is something we all wrestle with and we either commit or compromise. RFF is full of those who have compromised and use smaller format cameras...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 03-05-2019
Replies: 163
Views: 5,080
Posted By jsrockit
To me, the LTM bodies are too heavy to be truly...

To me, the LTM bodies are too heavy to be truly pocketable.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 03-05-2019
Replies: 33
Views: 1,081
Posted By jsrockit
Nokton 1.5 for sure... taking into account your...

Nokton 1.5 for sure... taking into account your criteria.
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 03-04-2019
Replies: 47
Views: 2,176
Posted By jsrockit
I don't necessarily think the issue is that they...

I don't necessarily think the issue is that they were made in China or Russia. That's one thing when claiming German made... BUT I thought, maybe inaccurately, that these were simply cheap Chinese...
Forum: Fuji Digital General Discussion 03-04-2019
Replies: 32
Views: 1,741
Posted By jsrockit
Yes, but the xpro2 is perfectly sized to me. :)

Yes, but the xpro2 is perfectly sized to me. :)
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 03-03-2019
Replies: 47
Views: 2,067
Posted By jsrockit
I've settled on Fujifilm cameras that are...

I've settled on Fujifilm cameras that are rangefinder shaped as my most used cameras (since they came out in 2011). I have used others extensively (namely the Leica X1 and M9, the Ricoh GR, the...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 03-03-2019
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Posted By jsrockit
This is true as long as it doesn't lead to...

This is true as long as it doesn't lead to laziness and using the wrong tool always just for convenience's sake.
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 03-01-2019
Replies: 45
Views: 1,365
Posted By jsrockit
Of course they were...and how large you could...

Of course they were...and how large you could print was directly related to the size of the negative... much more so than now.
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