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Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 06-11-2019
Replies: 5
Views: 429
Posted By peter_n
Tiffen have ruined the Domke brand. They just...

Tiffen have ruined the Domke brand. They just don't seem to care. The so-called "RuggedWear" bags are disastrous; very stiff because of the treatment (oil & wax) and the stuff gets on your clothes...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 06-11-2019
Replies: 5
Views: 429
Posted By peter_n
Yes. The status of back-ordered or special order...

Yes. The status of back-ordered or special order indicates that the item is not discontinued. Adorama and B&H cannot be expected to hold items that don't sell indefinitely. It happens with stuff...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 06-09-2019
Replies: 5
Views: 429
Posted By peter_n
It doesn't look like it at B&H in NYC...

It doesn't look like it at B&H in NYC (https://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/buy/Inserts/ci/4382/N/4232860913); they have 40% of their list of 23 items in stock. They even list the red inserts for the V1...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 06-08-2019
Replies: 34
Views: 1,033
Posted By peter_n
I have used just three travel tripods; a Gitzo...

I have used just three travel tripods; a Gitzo 1541T, Benro C2680T and Leofoto LS-284C which I bought in January, 2018. The Benro was a better tripod than the 1541T. I got 8 years of reliable and...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 04-18-2019
Replies: 6
Views: 585
Posted By peter_n
Chris it's great that you're doing a tutorial on...

Chris it's great that you're doing a tutorial on tripods and tripod heads. Regrettably good tripods cost a lot of money and some of the inexpensive ones are a complete waste of money. There's a...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 01-14-2019
Replies: 31
Views: 1,105
Posted By peter_n
I also use an Acratech Ultimate ballhead among...

I also use an Acratech Ultimate ballhead among others, the Acratech heads are great for adverse conditions. I also use a couple of geared heads, the Arca-Swiss L60 shown below is small; 60mm in...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 11-07-2018
Replies: 3
Views: 497
Posted By peter_n
I've mainly used four brands of tripod over the...

I've mainly used four brands of tripod over the last 20 years; Benro, Gitzo, Leofoto and Really Right Stuff (RRS). I have bought & sold many other brands and currently use just RRS and Leofoto...
Forum: RFF Polls 10-26-2018
Replies: 124
Views: 30,826
Posted By peter_n
Me too! I want the Report 302...

Me too! I want the Report 302 (https://www.berlebach.de/?bereich=details&id=262&sprache=english) for shooting in cities at night. Wooden tripods are still king when it comes to vibration. :)
Forum: RFF Polls 10-26-2018
Replies: 124
Views: 30,826
Posted By peter_n
I must have been through about 20 tripods,...

I must have been through about 20 tripods, starting with an aluminum Slik and ending with a RRS. I used as many as six concurrently but now I've settled down with just two that I like a lot, both...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 09-13-2018
Replies: 9
Views: 769
Posted By peter_n
That is an incredible price you got for that...

That is an incredible price you got for that Gitzo/A-S bundle. Congrats and I hope it's working out for you!

WRT Leofoto products one needs to be careful. I bought a Leofoto LS-284C travel...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 08-09-2018
Replies: 8
Views: 620
Posted By peter_n
It can be useful but hopefully most users know...

It can be useful but hopefully most users know that a center column is very bad for stability.
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 08-06-2018
Replies: 26
Views: 916
Posted By peter_n
I would look for a used f-stop bag, like the 40L...

I would look for a used f-stop bag, like the 40L Ajna or the 50L Tilopa. They are the best camera backpacks you can get, with top and rear entry. f-stop also sells ICUs (internal camera units) to...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 08-06-2018
Replies: 12
Views: 2,482
Posted By peter_n
If you take a look at Dave Berryrieser's travel...

If you take a look at Dave Berryrieser's travel tripod rankings page (https://thecentercolumn.com/rankings/travel-tripod-rankings/), the RRS TFC-14 is head and shoulders above the rest. I have a...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 08-05-2018
Replies: 12
Views: 2,482
Posted By peter_n
The leading number in the models from Gitzo and...

The leading number in the models from Gitzo and RRS does not mean equivalent/similar functionality. A RRS TVC-24 is (more or less) equivalent to a Gitzo 3543. A series-3 RRS is (more or less)...
Forum: Chris Crawford 07-26-2018
Replies: 119
Views: 4,808
Posted By peter_n
Well done Chris and Mack! It will be very...

Well done Chris and Mack! It will be very interesting to see what Mack ends up doing after he graduates from Purdue. There are many scholarships & fellowships available to graduate students and if...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-17-2018
Replies: 10
Views: 766
Posted By peter_n
Thanks for the link I'm going to give them a try!

Thanks for the link I'm going to give them a try!
Forum: Tom Abrahamsson of RapidWinder.com 01-06-2017
Replies: 354
Sticky: RIP Tom A
Views: 50,371
Posted By peter_n
So very very sorry to hear this. Tom was a...

So very very sorry to hear this. Tom was a wonderful person and I'm lucky enough to have a few of the things he made so as long as I can shoot a camera I'll never forget him. My condolences to...
Forum: Sony Alpha / NEX News / General Discussion 10-10-2016
Replies: 13
Views: 2,748
Posted By peter_n
I'm also still using my NEX-7 and don't see the...

I'm also still using my NEX-7 and don't see the need to upgrade at all. Great camera, very reliable, terrific IQ and it takes my Leica lenses.
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 04-02-2016
Replies: 29
Views: 2,656
Posted By peter_n
I also use an Optech strap on my E3, mine is the...

I also use an Optech strap on my E3, mine is the Super Classic Strap - Uni Loop. It's excellent.
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 03-14-2016
Replies: 8
Views: 1,384
Posted By peter_n
I also have an F1-X and agree that it's not a...

I also have an F1-X and agree that it's not a carry round, but it's great for trips in the car as it's just so capacious. My walk around bag is my 26 yr. old F-2, still going strong although it had...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 02-20-2016
Replies: 16
Views: 2,154
Posted By peter_n
I'm in my 6th year with a Benro C2680T, mine has...

I'm in my 6th year with a Benro C2680T, mine has an Acratech GP-Ultimate head. The tripod was bought as a backup for a Gitzo travel tripod and ended up replacing it as it's a better tripod. Good...
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 01-21-2016
Replies: 2,404
Views: 349,197
Posted By peter_n
For me, and I have just about all of her...

For me, and I have just about all of her publications, it would be the first book Street Photographer at least so far.
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 08-04-2015
Replies: 6
Views: 1,991
Posted By peter_n
The camera didn't matter, he was one of the...

The camera didn't matter, he was one of the greats, no question. You should see his book The Polaroids. It's a eulogy to his lifelong companion Elizabeth and heartrendingly beautiful. He had an...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-23-2015
Replies: 314
Views: 70,781
Posted By peter_n
Love this!

Love this!
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 07-20-2015
Replies: 33
Views: 8,607
Posted By peter_n
Sorry to hear you've had problems with Benro, it...

Sorry to hear you've had problems with Benro, it makes me wonder if they make one product for the mainland and another for export like the Soviet Union used to.

I have Acratech, RRS and Arca-Swiss...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 07-09-2015
Replies: 2,011
Views: 603,885
Posted By peter_n
[QUOTE=Mlehrman;2498972]3.5F,...

[QUOTE=Mlehrman;2498972]3.5F, Tri-X

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/3187/U3187I1433222028.SEQ.0.jpg

Really like the look of this.
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-15-2015
Replies: 25
Views: 1,784
Posted By peter_n
The greatest ever. A giant.

The greatest ever. A giant.
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 05-14-2015
Replies: 18
Views: 2,834
Posted By peter_n
Congratulations Damaso. I would have visited...

Congratulations Damaso. I would have visited because I'll be in Connemara in June but unfortunately the exhibit will have ended by the time I get there.
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 05-14-2015
Replies: 2,404
Views: 349,197
Posted By peter_n
It is heartbreaking. Vishniac was a wonderful...

It is heartbreaking. Vishniac was a wonderful photographer.
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 02-16-2015
Replies: 12
Views: 3,806
Posted By peter_n
Same here, even bought a brand new one from Brad...

Same here, even bought a brand new one from Brad Herman on RFF but I wouldn't trust my camera to it. I also ended up with an Optech strap, the Super Classic strap with Uni Loop and it works really...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 01-14-2015
Replies: 2,011
Views: 603,885
Posted By peter_n
Lovely lens!

Lovely lens!
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 01-05-2015
Replies: 15
Views: 2,162
Posted By peter_n
And there are some very nice shots in this year's...

And there are some very nice shots in this year's Ansel Adams calendar! Recommended.
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 12-30-2014
Replies: 8
Views: 1,397
Posted By peter_n
About two years ago RRS come out with a...

About two years ago RRS come out with a self-adjusting lever clamp design for their two main sellers - the 60mm clamps. I have both of these clamps, one on an Arca-Swiss Z1 and the other on a RRS...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 12-30-2014
Replies: 8
Views: 1,397
Posted By peter_n
Michael there is no dimensional standard in the...

Michael there is no dimensional standard in the Arca-Swiss types of clamps/plates. The North American manufacturers like Acratech, Jobu, Kirk, RRS & Wimberley are very very similar dimensionally. ...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 12-30-2014
Replies: 385
Views: 64,969
Posted By peter_n
Just voted other and my other is unreliability. ...

Just voted other and my other is unreliability. I don't have the time or the patience for something that might not work and I prefer B&W film anyway. I don't think I'll ever buy one, and if on the...
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 12-29-2014
Replies: 2,404
Views: 349,197
Posted By peter_n
My copy of The Decisive Moment arrived on...

My copy of The Decisive Moment arrived on Christmas Eve but I only got a chance to look at it yesterday. It's a privilege to have a copy of that book.
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 12-29-2014
Replies: 2,404
Views: 349,197
Posted By peter_n
Lynn the bottom line on the Gautrand book is that...

Lynn the bottom line on the Gautrand book is that if you don't have anything of Doisneau's get it, it's really good.

I have Doisneau's Paris which is also wonderful, and there are some crossover...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 12-29-2014
Replies: 8
Views: 1,397
Posted By peter_n
FLM have a good reputation for quality, but the...

FLM have a good reputation for quality, but the ballhead may use a Novoflex-type clamp. I'd try to get a ballhead that has an Arca-Swiss type of clamp (or no clamp). The Arca-Swiss dovetail is by...
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 12-22-2014
Replies: 74
Views: 13,423
Posted By peter_n
Also at the Book Depository still. No excuse for...

Also at the Book Depository still. No excuse for not having one this time around!
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 12-17-2014
Replies: 64
Views: 9,973
Posted By peter_n
There's also the famous quote from HCB that...

There's also the famous quote from HCB that "sharpness is a bourgeois concept" which I think still has its place. There's so much obsession with sharpness which I concede has its place, but not to...
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 12-17-2014
Replies: 64
Views: 9,973
Posted By peter_n
It was very influential in it's time and so this...

It was very influential in it's time and so this reprinting is of historical interest. It was such an important book that the publishers Steidl have apparently gone to great lengths to make this...
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 12-17-2014
Replies: 64
Views: 9,973
Posted By peter_n
Mine is on its way.

Mine is on its way.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-12-2014
Replies: 314
Views: 70,781
Posted By peter_n
E55 90mm Summicron, M2-R, Agfa...

E55 90mm Summicron, M2-R, Agfa APX100.


http://www.nolan.com/forum_imgs/APX100_5.jpg
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 10-28-2014
Replies: 2,404
Views: 349,197
Posted By peter_n
^ I personally like the book a lot. I was doing...

^ I personally like the book a lot. I was doing OK with the exhibit too until my wife pointed out some of the issues in the curation. ICP doesn't have the greatest space in that building and as...
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 10-28-2014
Replies: 74
Views: 13,423
Posted By peter_n
Still in stock...

Still in stock (http://www.bookdepository.com/Trent-Parke-Trent-Parke/9783869302058) at the Book Depository but not Amazon as of this date. I wonder how many books were in this print run?
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 10-28-2014
Replies: 2,404
Views: 349,197
Posted By peter_n
I was at the exhibition at the ICP in New York...

I was at the exhibition at the ICP in New York last weekend. Some of the pictures in the large are absolutely awesome but the exhibit as a whole is poorly curated. The book actually hangs together...
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 10-09-2014
Replies: 74
Views: 13,423
Posted By peter_n
It's back in stock at the Book Depository. Must...

It's back in stock at the Book Depository. Must be a bigger print run this time around.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-06-2014
Replies: 1,184
Views: 334,729
Posted By peter_n
Very nice!

Very nice!
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 09-21-2014
Replies: 2,011
Views: 603,885
Posted By peter_n
Colton: Nice to see some good shots from the...

Colton: Nice to see some good shots from the Xenotar 75mm/f3.5. I also use that lens on an E3 and like it a lot!
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 09-19-2014
Replies: 74
Views: 13,423
Posted By peter_n
Yes it is a second edition. Book Depository are...

Yes it is a second edition. Book Depository are listing it as unavailable today. It should be appearing elsewhere too though...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 09-19-2014
Replies: 18
Views: 3,815
Posted By peter_n
Yes it is published, and I have a signed copy in...

Yes it is published, and I have a signed copy in the mail to me from the ICP. Very much looking forward to reading it!
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 09-17-2014
Replies: 74
Views: 13,423
Posted By peter_n
As of the date/time stamp of this post the Book...

As of the date/time stamp of this post the Book Depository has the book in stock again. I've had two notifications from them in the last 10 days that they have the...
Forum: Travel 09-17-2014
Replies: 12
Views: 1,483
Posted By peter_n
Great tip - Temple Bar is awful! If you're into...

Great tip - Temple Bar is awful! If you're into street the quays near O'Connell Bridge are full of life, the GPO (historic) and the street market on Moore Street also.
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 07-10-2014
Replies: 2,404
Views: 349,197
Posted By peter_n
Memory City by Alex Webb & Rebecca Norris Webb. ...

Memory City by Alex Webb & Rebecca Norris Webb. Radius Books, Santa Fe, 2014. ISBN 978-1934435762.

I've only been to Rochester once, when one of my kids was interested in a double degree from its...
Forum: Sony E Lenses / Adapted Lenses / Adapters / Images 02-18-2014
Replies: 105
Views: 29,092
Posted By peter_n
Leica Elmarit-M...

Leica Elmarit-M 24mm/f2.8


http://www.nolan.com/forum_imgs/DSC01667PP.JPG


http://www.nolan.com/forum_imgs/DSCN1977PP.JPG


http://www.nolan.com/forum_imgs/DSCN1971PP.JPG
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 02-17-2014
Replies: 21
Views: 3,897
Posted By peter_n
I was also at this ICP exhibit last weekend in...

I was also at this ICP exhibit last weekend in NYC and was not that impressed. Some of them, particularly the Rolleiflex ones look great as prints (especially one taken in Paris with beautiful...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 02-14-2014
Replies: 26
Views: 3,792
Posted By peter_n
Poor materials and stitching. My F-2 is from...

Poor materials and stitching. My F-2 is from 1986 and it's still going strong, but I thought it might be just a tad to big for your needs.

The Safrotto bags also sell under the name of Mekko in...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-14-2014
Replies: 1,302
Views: 335,594
Posted By peter_n
http://www.nolan.com/forum_imgs/DSC01563PP.JPG

http://www.nolan.com/forum_imgs/DSC01563PP.JPG
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 02-13-2014
Replies: 26
Views: 3,792
Posted By peter_n
I think the smaller F-803 Domke satchel won't fit...

I think the smaller F-803 Domke satchel won't fit your kit, and it would be a very tight fit in the F-6 too. It may be slightly too big but the F-2 would definitely suit and it's a fantastic bag to...
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 02-05-2014
Replies: 6
Views: 1,599
Posted By peter_n
Behind the Mountains by Ragnar Axelsson and...

Behind the Mountains by Ragnar Axelsson and Minutes to Midnight by Trent Parke.
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-02-2014
Replies: 8
Views: 893
Posted By peter_n
EP Levine is nothing like the store it used to be...

EP Levine is nothing like the store it used to be in the dock area unfortunately. The location is much smaller and there's much less "old stuff" than there used to be. I used to buy almost...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 02-02-2014
Replies: 16
Views: 2,033
Posted By peter_n
Well he's seen enough cameras by now to make...

Well he's seen enough cameras by now to make those judgements. The last one he did for me was an M2-R and he put it back together for me while I was sitting at his bench. Apparently my copy is in...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-01-2014
Replies: 15
Views: 2,514
Posted By peter_n
Kind of ironic after all he's been through...

Kind of ironic after all he's been through...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 01-30-2014
Replies: 16
Views: 2,033
Posted By peter_n
Youxin CLA'd a Leica IIIc for me a few years ago...

Youxin CLA'd a Leica IIIc for me a few years ago including shutter work and more recently an M2-R. He did great work on both.

You should drop over and say hello. He's a very nice guy.
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-29-2014
Replies: 8
Views: 1,374
Posted By peter_n
^ +1. There was a fantastic exhibit of Lewis...

^ +1. There was a fantastic exhibit of Lewis Hine's work at the ICP in NYC that ended earlier this month. He was a very talented photographer with a strong social conscience and some of his work is...
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-27-2014
Replies: 91
Views: 6,248
Posted By peter_n
For me still fine tuning my support it's an...

For me still fine tuning my support it's an Acratech GP ballhead. I rented one for a couple of weeks last year and really liked it so now I'm going to give the GP an extended trial.
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 01-23-2014
Replies: 43
Views: 6,504
Posted By peter_n
Have you looked in your local bookstore? ...

Have you looked in your local bookstore? Seemingly you're all trying to get it online, I was in two bookstores in Boston over the weekend and both had a couple of copies on the shelf.
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 01-23-2014
Replies: 2,404
Views: 349,197
Posted By peter_n
Agreed. Josef Koudelka was appalled that...

Agreed. Josef Koudelka was appalled that Scrapbook was published; he's a man who is very careful about what he photographs and how it is exhibited. I saw the exhibit at the ICP and I have the...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-23-2014
Replies: 30
Views: 3,417
Posted By peter_n
Yes but I don't particularly like tabs, I always...

Yes but I don't particularly like tabs, I always found it annoying on the rigid. The DR is just as good, but no tab.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-22-2014
Replies: 30
Views: 3,417
Posted By peter_n
I bought a DR and sold the rigid years ago...

I bought a DR and sold the rigid years ago because I didn't like the infinity lock on the rigid. Both great lenses though.
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 01-19-2014
Replies: 2,011
Views: 603,885
Posted By peter_n
^ Lovely! Was this taken with the Microcord?

^ Lovely! Was this taken with the Microcord?
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-12-2014
Replies: 5,520
Views: 487,393
Posted By peter_n
Like this!

Like this!
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-10-2014
Replies: 22
Views: 2,041
Posted By peter_n
I use a 25/4 Flektogon, 58/2 Biotar, and 135/4...

I use a 25/4 Flektogon, 58/2 Biotar, and 135/4 Sonnar all from CZJ. They are wonderful lenses, although they have very long focus throws and the Flektogon is a bit of a beast. I think the gem of...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 01-09-2014
Replies: 50
Views: 13,840
Posted By peter_n
Same here, I have a great 3.5E3 and have dithered...

Same here, I have a great 3.5E3 and have dithered for a couple of years about a Maxwell screen. I currently have good eyesight and can focus just fine and after following this thread I'm not...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 01-06-2014
Replies: 2,011
Views: 603,885
Posted By peter_n
+1 to both of these sentiments from Dave. Great...

+1 to both of these sentiments from Dave.

Great shot!
Forum: Sony Alpha Mirrorless - All Models 01-06-2014
Replies: 15
Views: 3,176
Posted By peter_n
I too am a NEX-7 user and attended the PhotoPlus...

I too am a NEX-7 user and attended the PhotoPlus Expo in NYC to use the A7 and A7R (and get my NEX sensor cleaned for free by Sony :)) and then used an A7R later on in the month when they were...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 01-06-2014
Replies: 8
Views: 1,407
Posted By peter_n
I used to use an R4A with Kobalux 21 and Leica...

I used to use an R4A with Kobalux 21 and Leica 24mm lenses together with a 0.72x M7. Then I sold both my M7s and the R4A. The R4 was a great combo with the regular mag. Leica and I've thought many...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 12-31-2013
Replies: 82
Views: 12,629
Posted By peter_n
Correct, she was born on August 1st 1910 in...

Correct, she was born on August 1st 1910 in Stuttgart.
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 12-31-2013
Replies: 2,011
Views: 603,885
Posted By peter_n
^ Terrific picture!

^ Terrific picture!
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 12-30-2013
Replies: 82
Views: 12,629
Posted By peter_n
There was a terrific exhibit of Gerda Taro's work...

There was a terrific exhibit of Gerda Taro's work at the ICP 5 years ago. She was really good, used a Rolleiflex and then a Leica and after she died quite a bit of her work was subsumed under the...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 12-29-2013
Replies: 316
Views: 28,896
Posted By peter_n
I miss him too. I learned so much from Al. Wish...

I miss him too. I learned so much from Al.
Wish he was here.
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 12-27-2013
Replies: 2,404
Views: 349,197
Posted By peter_n
You are SO right, Bill. Thanks for the heads up...

You are SO right, Bill. Thanks for the heads up - will look for this book.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-24-2013
Replies: 1,184
Views: 334,729
Posted By peter_n
^ +1. And the lighting is terrific too. Also...

^ +1. And the lighting is terrific too. Also her eyes and expression - it's just a really good picture. Congrats!
Forum: Sony Alpha Mirrorless - All Models 12-22-2013
Replies: 48
Views: 6,256
Posted By peter_n
I'd take either a Leica M and NEX-7 or A7R and...

I'd take either a Leica M and NEX-7 or A7R and NEX-7, together with a small selection of Leica lenses and a travel tripod. That way your Leica lenses can be used at two focal lengths. The Sony...
Forum: Sony Alpha Mirrorless - All Models 12-18-2013
Replies: 35
Views: 3,953
Posted By peter_n
+1. A great feature that I too have used quite a...

+1. A great feature that I too have used quite a bit.
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 12-10-2013
Replies: 4
Views: 1,400
Posted By peter_n
Very nice, thanks for posting. The pictures...

Very nice, thanks for posting. The pictures aren't square though... ;)
Forum: Sony Alpha Mirrorless - All Models 12-08-2013
Replies: 9
Views: 3,531
Posted By peter_n
^ I never even started with them. Too...

^ I never even started with them. Too unreliable. I have a Noctilux, 50 Summilux ASPH etc and have used a NEX-7 for almost a couple years. I will get a Sony full frame at some point but will wait...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-05-2013
Replies: 18
Views: 2,506
Posted By peter_n
What Mike said. I bought an M7 when I was using...

What Mike said.

I bought an M7 when I was using an M6TTL (my first Leica) then I sold the M6TTL to get another M7 so that I could have 0.72 and 0.85 mag bodies. I did find issues shooting at night...
Forum: Sony E Lenses / Adapted Lenses / Adapters / Images 12-02-2013
Replies: 33
Views: 7,630
Posted By peter_n
+1 to that! Looks like a quality product.

+1 to that! Looks like a quality product.
Forum: Sony E Lenses / Adapted Lenses / Adapters / Images 12-01-2013
Replies: 33
Views: 7,630
Posted By peter_n
I use Novoflex, LME helicoid and Chinese generic...

I use Novoflex, LME helicoid and Chinese generic CZJ/Exakta adapters. All are good but the Novoflex has very obviously the best build quality.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-29-2013
Replies: 13
Views: 1,703
Posted By peter_n
I also enjoyed these pictures, and by the look of...

I also enjoyed these pictures, and by the look of that shot of Lilja, these sheep fly too! :)
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-27-2013
Replies: 27
Views: 3,268
Posted By peter_n
He was really good. Very sorry to hear this.

He was really good. Very sorry to hear this.
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 11-25-2013
Replies: 2,011
Views: 603,885
Posted By peter_n
Terrific!!

Terrific!!
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-22-2013
Replies: 5,520
Views: 487,393
Posted By peter_n
Sony NEX-7 ...

Sony NEX-7

http://www.nolan.com/forum_imgs/DSC01563PP.JPG


http://www.nolan.com/forum_imgs/DSC01466PP.JPG


http://www.nolan.com/forum_imgs/DSC01747PP.JPG
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-21-2013
Replies: 12
Views: 1,330
Posted By peter_n
His book of panoramas Chaos is well worth...

His book of panoramas Chaos is well worth getting. He comes from a fine Czech panoramic tradition, take a look at Josef Sudek's book Sad Landscape for example. Oddly enough he doesn't seem to...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 11-19-2013
Replies: 21
Views: 4,012
Posted By peter_n
Arca-Swiss heads and Gitzo tripods will be...

Arca-Swiss heads and Gitzo tripods will be ridiculously expensive in China. The Benro tripods made in Guangdong go very cheaply in HK and maybe cheaper in the mainland and a used one would be even...
Forum: Travel 11-14-2013
Replies: 46
Views: 4,040
Posted By peter_n
Do go to the ICP. There's an incredible exhibit...

Do go to the ICP. There's an incredible exhibit of Lewis Hine photography there at the moment, and get the catalog while you're there - beautifully printed. Also there's a brilliantly staged...
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-13-2013
Replies: 89
Views: 6,720
Posted By peter_n
David I'm very sorry to hear of your problems,...

David I'm very sorry to hear of your problems, but the probability of your experience happening (plus all the other glitches) has stopped me from buying any of the Leica digital bodies. I'm still...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 11-10-2013
Replies: 18
Views: 2,733
Posted By peter_n
The Rolleiflex is the only camera I've owned that...

The Rolleiflex is the only camera I've owned that people come to me and want to talk about out in the street. They notice other bodies but they want to talk about the TLR. To be honest, it has...
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-04-2013
Replies: 5,520
Views: 487,393
Posted By peter_n
Nice one Gene, and great to see you back! :)

Nice one Gene, and great to see you back! :)
Forum: Sony E Lenses / Adapted Lenses / Adapters / Images 10-31-2013
Replies: 105
Views: 29,092
Posted By peter_n
Happy Halloween!! All taken with the 18-55: ...

Happy Halloween!! All taken with the 18-55:

http://www.nolan.com/forum_imgs/DSC01604PP.JPG


http://www.nolan.com/forum_imgs/DSC01610PP.JPG


http://www.nolan.com/forum_imgs/DSC01615PP.JPG
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-31-2013
Replies: 5,520
Views: 487,393
Posted By peter_n
NEX-7 and kit lens: ...

NEX-7 and kit lens:


http://www.nolan.com/forum_imgs/DSC01538PP.JPG
Forum: Sony Alpha Mirrorless - All Models 10-30-2013
Replies: 95
Views: 18,793
Posted By peter_n
Thanks for the correction! I'll edit the post...

Thanks for the correction! I'll edit the post above. I'm a Brit so I should be able to remember anything with "dale" in it... :o
Forum: Sony Alpha Mirrorless - All Models 10-29-2013
Replies: 95
Views: 18,793
Posted By peter_n
The best thing about my visit to the Sony booth...

The best thing about my visit to the Sony booth was that I got my NEX-7 sensor cleaned for free! :)

I liked the A7R; a slightly different feel to the NEX-7 with a fatter but shallower grip, but...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 10-16-2013
Replies: 7
Views: 1,330
Posted By peter_n
I also think this may be true. The models...

I also think this may be true. The models manufactured without a meter are less cluttered and most of the meters don't work anyway. I waited a long time for my f3.5 E3 and I paid a lot of money for...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-15-2013
Replies: 54
Views: 3,715
Posted By peter_n
Yep, that's what I do. I mostly use them...

Yep, that's what I do. I mostly use them together with identical film in both and it works really well. So far no Leica body failures though.
Forum: Sony Alpha Mirrorless - All Models 10-12-2013
Replies: 293
Views: 36,497
Posted By peter_n
Actually neither do I. My NEX-7 pretty much does...

Actually neither do I. My NEX-7 pretty much does all I need a digital camera to do and I enjoy using it along with my Leicas.
Forum: Sony Alpha Mirrorless - All Models 10-11-2013
Replies: 293
Views: 36,497
Posted By peter_n
You soon adapt, I got used to my NEX-7 in less...

You soon adapt, I got used to my NEX-7 in less than a couple of weeks. Absolutely no problem using Leica lenses and the camera has been totally reliable. I'm still using an 8 yr old Sony DSC-P100...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 10-05-2013
Replies: 3
Views: 1,019
Posted By peter_n
Thanks for the heads-up! Will visit when I'm in...

Thanks for the heads-up! Will visit when I'm in NYC in a couple weeks.
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-29-2013
Replies: 5,520
Views: 487,393
Posted By peter_n
Looks like a tough standoff! :)

Looks like a tough standoff! :)
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-29-2013
Replies: 1,184
Views: 334,729
Posted By peter_n
^ Really like this!

^ Really like this!
Forum: Tom Abrahamsson of RapidWinder.com 09-28-2013
Replies: 18
Views: 3,506
Posted By peter_n
Mine arrived last week. Really nice...

Mine arrived last week. Really nice (http://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/showpost.php?p=2221486&postcount=7126). Many thanks to jimithing616 for the design and to Tom and Stephen too!
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 09-26-2013
Replies: 2,011
Views: 603,885
Posted By peter_n
^ Terrific!

^ Terrific!
Forum: Sony NEX APS-C format 09-20-2013
Replies: 2
Views: 1,254
Posted By peter_n
Some of those pictures are really nice...

Some of those pictures are really nice...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-19-2013
Replies: 7,411
Views: 3,778,766
Posted By peter_n
M2 with a 50mm. ...

M2 with a 50mm.


http://www.nolan.com/forum_imgs/M2-R_RFF-10.jpg
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-17-2013
Replies: 5,520
Views: 487,393
Posted By peter_n
Very nice David!

Very nice David!
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-12-2013
Replies: 7
Views: 986
Posted By peter_n
I got his half case for my MP many years ago and...

I got his half case for my MP many years ago and it fits perfectly. I bought it to help muffle the shutter noise for certain situations but unfortunately it doesn't do that very well.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-11-2013
Replies: 4
Views: 650
Posted By peter_n
OK. You only need a dab, and spread that dab...

OK. You only need a dab, and spread that dab near where the two threads engage first so the turning action works the Loctite into the threads.

Good luck! :)
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-10-2013
Replies: 4
Views: 650
Posted By peter_n
The blue Loctite is the semi-permanent variety. ...

The blue Loctite is the semi-permanent variety. Heat is required to loosen permanent (red) Loctite, and you don't want to do that.

I think I'd just screw the lens onto the adapter as tight as...
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-08-2013
Replies: 5,520
Views: 487,393
Posted By peter_n
Well seen and caught. Great picture!

Well seen and caught. Great picture!
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-07-2013
Replies: 5,520
Views: 487,393
Posted By peter_n
Love this image!

Love this image!
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 09-06-2013
Replies: 656
Views: 152,632
Posted By peter_n
Ah. See any ghosts there?

Ah. See any ghosts there?
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 09-06-2013
Replies: 656
Views: 152,632
Posted By peter_n
Nice one Michael!

Nice one Michael!
Forum: Sony NEX APS-C format 09-03-2013
Replies: 13
Views: 2,589
Posted By peter_n
The IQ of the 7 is pretty amazing. If you crop a...

The IQ of the 7 is pretty amazing. If you crop a lot it can be very useful.
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-02-2013
Replies: 5,520
Views: 487,393
Posted By peter_n
Very nice indeed.

Very nice indeed.
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 08-31-2013
Replies: 1
Views: 686
Posted By peter_n
I've used one on a NEX-7. It's large, it takes a...

I've used one on a NEX-7. It's large, it takes a 77mm filter. It also has a long focus throw so be prepared for that. Great lens!
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 08-29-2013
Replies: 2,404
Views: 349,197
Posted By peter_n
Photo Journalism Edited by Nick Yapp & Amanda...

Photo Journalism Edited by Nick Yapp & Amanda Hopkinson for Getty Images. H. F. Ullmann Publishing, Potsdam, 2012. ISBN 978-3-8480-0062-3. This massive 800 page volume with comments in English,...
Forum: Sony E Lenses / Adapted Lenses / Adapters / Images 08-20-2013
Replies: 105
Views: 29,092
Posted By peter_n
I like many of these Romi.

I like many of these Romi.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 08-20-2013
Replies: 176
Views: 19,581
Posted By peter_n
I've been buying exclusively online for many...

I've been buying exclusively online for many years. I still have a huge stash of APX 100 both in bulk and cassette and a good supply of Rodinal. I mostly buy from Freestyle (they sell Adox CMS II...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 08-19-2013
Replies: 1,179
Views: 446,579
Posted By peter_n
Well I also like the simplicity; no extra things...

Well I also like the simplicity; no extra things like a meter (I use an E3.) It does look good from the front though...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-18-2013
Replies: 30
Views: 3,757
Posted By peter_n
Me too. The Konica Hexanon 28/2.8 renders...

Me too. The Konica Hexanon 28/2.8 renders beautifully, is built like a brick and within your budget. The best 28mm I've used.
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 08-18-2013
Replies: 1,179
Views: 446,579
Posted By peter_n
^ That's a beauty!

^ That's a beauty!
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-13-2013
Replies: 28
Views: 2,301
Posted By peter_n
I always take two M bodies when traveling. Same...

I always take two M bodies when traveling. Same B&W film in both and usually a 35 & 75 with a 24 for narrow streets. Sometimes a 28 and 50. I usually take my MP3 and a 0.85x mag MP. My "backup"...
Forum: Sony E Lenses / Adapted Lenses / Adapters / Images 08-13-2013
Replies: 9
Views: 1,419
Posted By peter_n
It depends as there is a lot of variation with...

It depends as there is a lot of variation with them as others have said. If you're willing to take a chance you can hit and you can miss. I have two cheap adapters and one is perfect (Exakta) and...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 08-07-2013
Replies: 64
Views: 20,280
Posted By peter_n
I think that's so for those on this side of the...

I think that's so for those on this side of the pond. Less so for those over there.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 08-07-2013
Replies: 26
Views: 3,307
Posted By peter_n
Adox in particular. They are worth supporting.

Adox in particular. They are worth supporting.
Forum: Sony Alpha Mirrorless - All Models 08-03-2013
Replies: 293
Views: 36,497
Posted By peter_n
For what I use color for the NEX-7 has been more...

For what I use color for the NEX-7 has been more than adequate. It's great to be able to use my Leica lenses on it and it has been totally reliable; no issues whatsoever in over a year of use.

I...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-28-2013
Replies: 60
Views: 5,309
Posted By peter_n
Well you're not alone in the world as I feel the...

Well you're not alone in the world as I feel the same way. My progression through Leica bodies was M6TTL -> M7 -> MP. All great cameras and I liked them all. I'm currently using two MPs and an M2...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 07-28-2013
Replies: 1,179
Views: 446,579
Posted By peter_n
^ Lovely! Nice to see a CZJ lens on a Rolleiflex.

^ Lovely! Nice to see a CZJ lens on a Rolleiflex.
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 07-23-2013
Replies: 7
Views: 1,143
Posted By peter_n
Assuming the tripod socket is in the middle of...

Assuming the tripod socket is in the middle of the camera and not at the end like a Leica, you'll need just a simple universal plate. The Wimberley P5...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-20-2013
Replies: 27
Views: 2,995
Posted By peter_n
I save both formats in the camera but have never...

I save both formats in the camera but have never used the RAW files. For what I use color for the OOC jpegs are more than sufficient from my NEX-7. I created an action in Photoshop for the NEX...
Forum: Cameras in the Movies / TV / Media 07-18-2013
Replies: 67
Views: 11,365
Posted By peter_n
Look at her pictures.

Look at her pictures.
Forum: Cameras in the Movies / TV / Media 07-16-2013
Replies: 67
Views: 11,365
Posted By peter_n
Excellent documentary by the beeb!

Excellent documentary by the beeb!
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 07-15-2013
Replies: 30
Views: 5,145
Posted By peter_n
Here's what I did: My main tripod is a Gitzo...

Here's what I did: My main tripod is a Gitzo 3541LS which folds to a handy 21.7" and fits in my checked luggage. I bought a Gitzo 1541T traveler but was not happy with the max height without center...
Forum: Sony Alpha Mirrorless - All Models 07-11-2013
Replies: 6
Views: 2,133
Posted By peter_n
I certainly don't feel the need to update my...

I certainly don't feel the need to update my NEX-7 either. And I probably won't feel the need to sell it when they release the FF NEX also.
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 07-10-2013
Replies: 2,011
Views: 603,885
Posted By peter_n
I really like this!

I really like this!
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 07-06-2013
Replies: 30
Views: 5,145
Posted By peter_n
The Gitzo 2532S is a great choice. I'm not a fan...

The Gitzo 2532S is a great choice. I'm not a fan of the Gitzo travelers, other brands have better specs and performance.

If you get the 2532S and you like the RRS ballheads I think the BH-40 is a...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-02-2013
Replies: 5,520
Views: 487,393
Posted By peter_n
http://www.nolan.com/forum_imgs/DSCN1055PP.JPG

http://www.nolan.com/forum_imgs/DSCN1055PP.JPG
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 07-02-2013
Replies: 47
Views: 10,290
Posted By peter_n
Nah, none of these. Domke F-2 is the one and...

Nah, none of these. Domke F-2 is the one and only!
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 07-01-2013
Replies: 2,011
Views: 603,885
Posted By peter_n
Love the look you're getting with these images,...

Love the look you're getting with these images, and to add to your list the square format too.
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 06-29-2013
Replies: 30
Views: 5,145
Posted By peter_n
Good advice from Bob. We have a great store - EP...

Good advice from Bob. We have a great store - EP Levine - in Boston and years ago I spent two months dithering over a 3 leg section and a 4 leg section Gitzo for my first "real" tripod (I don't...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 06-26-2013
Replies: 16
Views: 1,919
Posted By peter_n
Well my image isn't realized yet but last week I...

Well my image isn't realized yet but last week I was in Northern Ireland reconnoitering a location that I have in mind for a shot the next time I go there. I've been thinking about it for about a...
Forum: Sony E Lenses / Adapted Lenses / Adapters / Images 06-26-2013
Replies: 105
Views: 29,092
Posted By peter_n
With the Zeiss 50/1.8 C-Sonnar: ...

With the Zeiss 50/1.8 C-Sonnar:



http://www.nolan.com/forum_imgs/DSCN0544PP.JPG



http://www.nolan.com/forum_imgs/DSCN1067PP.JPG
Forum: Travel 06-25-2013
Replies: 44
Views: 5,774
Posted By peter_n
My standard rig for Europe has been 24, 35, and...

My standard rig for Europe has been 24, 35, and 75 now for years. Just back from there with for the first time just a small mirrorless digital camera but I nevertheless took the lenses that would...
Forum: Sony E Lenses / Adapted Lenses / Adapters / Images 06-25-2013
Replies: 105
Views: 29,092
Posted By peter_n
Back to pix. With the Leica 24/2.8 Elmarit: ...

Back to pix. With the Leica 24/2.8 Elmarit:



http://www.nolan.com/forum_imgs/DSCN1055PP.JPG



http://www.nolan.com/forum_imgs/DSCN0997PP.JPG
Forum: Sony E Lenses / Adapted Lenses / Adapters / Images 06-25-2013
Replies: 105
Views: 29,092
Posted By peter_n
I use focus peaking set at the medium level and...

I use focus peaking set at the medium level and only use magnify in poor light. It's very easy to focus using manual lenses provided you have contrast in the image. I'm using Exakta and Leica...
Forum: Sony E Lenses / Adapted Lenses / Adapters / Images 06-25-2013
Replies: 105
Views: 29,092
Posted By peter_n
Thanks! This is about as close as you can get to...

Thanks! This is about as close as you can get to somewhere in the UK without actually being there. They were taken in Carlingford, Co. Louth in Ireland, just across the border from Northern...
Forum: Sony E Lenses / Adapted Lenses / Adapters / Images 06-24-2013
Replies: 105
Views: 29,092
Posted By peter_n
Leica 24/2.8 Elmarit: ...

Leica 24/2.8 Elmarit:



http://www.nolan.com/forum_imgs/DSCN1062PP.JPG



http://www.nolan.com/forum_imgs/DSCN1050PP.JPG
Forum: Sony Alpha Mirrorless - All Models 06-24-2013
Replies: 16
Views: 2,637
Posted By peter_n
I use two 135mm both f4; a Leica Tele-Elmar and a...

I use two 135mm both f4; a Leica Tele-Elmar and a CZJ Sonnar. The Sonnar is lighter and I tend to use it more.

I've used my Komura 200/4.5 and it works well. I also have the Komura Telemore95 for...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 06-21-2013
Replies: 60
Views: 13,051
Posted By peter_n
Edouard Boubat who took some of the most...

Edouard Boubat who took some of the most beautiful pictures I've ever seen. He was my inspiration for getting my first Rolleiflex a few years ago. Here he is with his muse Lella...
Forum: Sony NEX APS-C format 06-21-2013
Replies: 20
Views: 3,738
Posted By peter_n
I also think you made the right choice. I got a...

I also think you made the right choice. I got a NEX-7 a year ago and much preferred it to all the others I tried; it's just so easy to focus. It has been incredibly reliable and is great for...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-21-2013
Replies: 5
Views: 869
Posted By peter_n
You can bet that any buyer of this lens will...

You can bet that any buyer of this lens will inspect the glass thoroughly as they are so hard to come by. I would sell it on eBay with full disclosure.
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-30-2013
Replies: 5,520
Views: 487,393
Posted By peter_n
Terrific!!

Terrific!!
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 05-28-2013
Replies: 4
Views: 854
Posted By peter_n
LOL Bob. I actually bought one of these myself...

LOL Bob. I actually bought one of these myself just to try out. I recently got a tripod with an articulating center column and wanted a ballhead that has just one control for panning, friction and...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 05-26-2013
Replies: 62
Views: 4,705
Posted By peter_n
I have a Sony DSC-P100 that I've used for maybe...

I have a Sony DSC-P100 that I've used for maybe 10+ years, and I also use a Sony NEX-7 that I'll keep when I get the full-frame version next year. Both are great cameras.
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-25-2013
Replies: 5,520
Views: 487,393
Posted By peter_n
har. This is another nice one. Good eye!

har. This is another nice one. Good eye!
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-21-2013
Replies: 52
Views: 6,650
Posted By peter_n
No. I have a DR Summicron with goggles and very...

No. I have a DR Summicron with goggles and very rarely use them. I waited until I found a suitable non-goggled v.1. Terrific lens.
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 05-20-2013
Replies: 37
Views: 8,097
Posted By peter_n
Repairing a modern scanner and an old mechanical...

Repairing a modern scanner and an old mechanical device aren't really comparable. Back in the day a skilled tech could diagnose problems in printed circuit boards and replace faulty components,...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 05-17-2013
Replies: 2,011
Views: 603,885
Posted By peter_n
Well you've done a great job with the...

Well you've done a great job with the development! I sent a couple of 120 Arista Edu rolls to Dwayne's last year and they made a real mess of it. Nice shot too, congrats.
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 05-17-2013
Replies: 1,179
Views: 446,579
Posted By peter_n
^ That's a wonderful heirloom to have! I wish I...

^ That's a wonderful heirloom to have!

I wish I had my father's camera, which was a folder of some kind.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-13-2013
Replies: 20
Views: 1,055
Posted By peter_n
+1 to that! The hills and dales are lovely. ...

+1 to that! The hills and dales are lovely. I've really taken to Connemara in western Ireland, will be there again this summer.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-09-2013
Replies: 7,411
Views: 3,778,766
Posted By peter_n
Olivier that's just a wonderful kit!

Olivier that's just a wonderful kit!
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 05-04-2013
Replies: 26
Views: 3,282
Posted By peter_n
Yes, they did an absolutely fabulous job on my E3...

Yes, they did an absolutely fabulous job on my E3 it's like a new camera. I really feel for Mr. Kim and his employees. Disastrous all round.
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 05-03-2013
Replies: 26
Views: 3,282
Posted By peter_n
Yes and it didn't help that Sandy washed away all...

Yes and it didn't help that Sandy washed away all Essex Camera's parts either. I recently had my E3 serviced by them so I'm currently OK but not sure where it will go in a few years.
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 04-30-2013
Replies: 2,404
Views: 349,197
Posted By peter_n
I have it on order but it's not available in the...

I have it on order but it's not available in the US until the middle of June. :(
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-28-2013
Replies: 5,520
Views: 487,393
Posted By peter_n
^ Fabulous Gabriel!

^ Fabulous Gabriel!
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 04-27-2013
Replies: 2,011
Views: 603,885
Posted By peter_n
^ Great pic. She's a lovely kid!

^ Great pic. She's a lovely kid!
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 04-24-2013
Replies: 88
Views: 8,457
Posted By peter_n
Exakta & Rolleiflex.

Exakta & Rolleiflex.
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 04-16-2013
Replies: 12
Views: 4,067
Posted By peter_n
You mention RRS and Gitzo so I assume that budget...

You mention RRS and Gitzo so I assume that budget isn't an issue for you. It's worth reading Thom Hogan's well-known essay on buying a support system (http://www.bythom.com/support.htm). Out of...
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 04-15-2013
Replies: 656
Views: 152,632
Posted By peter_n
I bought mine in January, and emailed Zeiss about...

I bought mine in January, and emailed Zeiss about it. Here's the response:

"Out of factory, the C-Sonnar always comes with an adjustment of its flange focal distance to be the best compromize...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-15-2013
Replies: 21
Views: 4,929
Posted By peter_n
I've had both an M6TTL and M7s. I preferred the...

I've had both an M6TTL and M7s. I preferred the M7 over the M6TTL because it was quieter ( I shoot classical musicians mostly in rehearsal). The M7 has stepless exposure speeds, great if you need...
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-15-2013
Replies: 5,520
Views: 487,393
Posted By peter_n
^ Love these Peter!

^ Love these Peter!
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 04-12-2013
Replies: 15
Views: 2,454
Posted By peter_n
There are two teams in the city, one side is red...

There are two teams in the city, one side is red and the other blue.
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 04-12-2013
Replies: 15
Views: 2,454
Posted By peter_n
Yes he's a good Manchester lad. Hope he was born...

Yes he's a good Manchester lad. Hope he was born into a red family.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-04-2013
Replies: 12
Views: 1,408
Posted By peter_n
You can get metal rear caps from several sellers...

You can get metal rear caps from several sellers on eBay. They are high quality and come in silver (http://www.ebay.com/itm/390226565933) and black. These are the only rear caps I use.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-04-2013
Replies: 7,411
Views: 3,778,766
Posted By peter_n
:D Thanks Michael, they are great to use. Did...

:D Thanks Michael, they are great to use. Did you get that NEX or something else?
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-03-2013
Replies: 7,411
Views: 3,778,766
Posted By peter_n
AFAIK Leica paints the foot distance scale red on...

AFAIK Leica paints the foot distance scale red on modern BP lenses, and if the focal length is engraved on the barrel that's in red too. Regular aluminum alloy black lenses have those engravings in...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-03-2013
Replies: 8
Views: 726
Posted By peter_n
The 28 and 50 match up very well as a working...

The 28 and 50 match up very well as a working pair, better matched than a 25 and a 50 (I differ with Gabor on this). A 25 would match up better with a 40 IMO.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-02-2013
Replies: 7,411
Views: 3,778,766
Posted By peter_n
But it has a red "50" and feet distance scale. ...

But it has a red "50" and feet distance scale. Normally that means black paint right?
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-01-2013
Replies: 7,411
Views: 3,778,766
Posted By peter_n
An impressive shot of an impressive camera. Is...

An impressive shot of an impressive camera. Is that a BP 50/1.4?
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 04-01-2013
Replies: 4
Views: 870
Posted By peter_n
Great photographer, I'm a big fan. Excellent...

Great photographer, I'm a big fan. Excellent virtual tour on the web site. Thanks for posting the link!
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-29-2013
Replies: 62
Views: 5,318
Posted By peter_n
I don't have a problem with PayPal and never have...

I don't have a problem with PayPal and never have and require its use for my sales. I also understand how eBay works and have never had an issue using it. I just don't want to pay eBay fees and...
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-28-2013
Replies: 62
Views: 5,318
Posted By peter_n
You read like you're a volume seller, perhaps...

You read like you're a volume seller, perhaps even with a storefront and the beneficiary of low fees because of your volume.

My very infrequent sales on eBay have stopped because of the high...
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-27-2013
Replies: 62
Views: 5,318
Posted By peter_n
I only really sell a lot if I'm dumping a...

I only really sell a lot if I'm dumping a system,and I've done that only three times since I moved to America. I've sold a lot on eBay but no longer because of the fees. Yesterday I just sold my...
Forum: Sony E Lenses / Adapted Lenses / Adapters / Images 03-25-2013
Replies: 6
Views: 1,372
Posted By peter_n
I've had no discernible issues with mine.

I've had no discernible issues with mine.
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 03-25-2013
Replies: 8
Views: 1,359
Posted By peter_n
Steve is great: accurate estimates, good...

Steve is great: accurate estimates, good communication, reasonably quick turnaround time. His work is of the highest quality too!
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 03-25-2013
Replies: 72
Views: 6,526
Posted By peter_n
I agree about the build quality, it is excellent....

I agree about the build quality, it is excellent. I have mine on my travel tripod and I got it because of the open design, it won't lock up in the freezing cold and you can wash sand and other gunk...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 03-24-2013
Replies: 72
Views: 6,526
Posted By peter_n
I bought an Acratech Ultimate in January after my...

I bought an Acratech Ultimate in January after my Markins Q3T locked up in the cold and I lost patience with it. So far it's been fine even though it looks like a piece of surveying equipment! This...
Forum: Sony E Lenses / Adapted Lenses / Adapters / Images 03-23-2013
Replies: 105
Views: 29,092
Posted By peter_n
Another couple from the the Leica 24/2.8...

Another couple from the the Leica 24/2.8 Elmarit:

http://www.nolan.com/forum_imgs/DSCN00841PP.JPG




http://www.nolan.com/forum_imgs/DSCN00848PP.JPG
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