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Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 1 Hour Ago
Replies: 85
Views: 1,980
Posted By raid
I have only bought used Leica cameras so far. You...

I have only bought used Leica cameras so far. You get around the inflated new prices. M3, M6, M8, M9, IIIf, Standard.
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 1 Hour Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 596
Posted By raid
These are beautiful shots by you, Robert. The...

These are beautiful shots by you, Robert. The outdated Polaroids (I am assuming) look great and make the two images very abstract.
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 15 Hours Ago
Replies: 20
Views: 626
Posted By raid
Similar effect to using a Polaroid Land Camera.

Similar effect to using a Polaroid Land Camera.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 16 Hours Ago
Replies: 36
Views: 5,786
Posted By raid
My 75 Lux also has gone up in market value. It...

My 75 Lux also has gone up in market value. It may be selling for $3500+
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 17 Hours Ago
Replies: 85
Views: 1,980
Posted By raid
The SL would have been a very elegant camera if...

The SL would have been a very elegant camera if it were 25% smaller in size. Its top notch EVF can make you forget about the optical RF. This is all theoretical as I am still with the M8 and M9!
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 17 Hours Ago
Replies: 36
Views: 5,786
Posted By raid
I went with Summilux 35 and 75 and I skipped the...

I went with Summilux 35 and 75 and I skipped the 50 because I did not have the money for all three lenses.
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 1 Day Ago
Replies: 21
Views: 523
Posted By raid
I recall Brian S telling me that the CV 50/1.1...

I recall Brian S telling me that the CV 50/1.1 and 35/1.2 were incredible deals. I got the 50mm lens but not the fast 35mm lens.
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 2 Days Ago
Replies: 147
Views: 35,201
Posted By raid
Borge, can you detect a difference in the colors...

Borge, can you detect a difference in the colors from your M9 with new sensor when compared with old sensor?
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 3 Days Ago
Replies: 85
Views: 1,980
Posted By raid
"The SL did not maintain the Leica set price...

"The SL did not maintain the Leica set price levels" ....
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 3 Days Ago
Replies: 85
Views: 1,980
Posted By raid
The resale market for used SL camera (and maybe...

The resale market for used SL camera (and maybe lenses) has not been good. The prices do not stay level or increase, unlike what we see with M lenses.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 5 Days Ago
Replies: 13
Views: 553
Posted By raid
The 16mm Hologon vignettes heavily in cornets...

The 16mm Hologon vignettes heavily in cornets even when used with ND filter. This is seen in M9 and M240, and less obvious in the M8.
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 6 Days Ago
Replies: 89
Views: 1,344
Posted By raid
My plan is then to eventually get an M10. Your...

My plan is then to eventually get an M10.
Your collective feedback was very useful to me. Thanks.
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 6 Days Ago
Replies: 89
Views: 1,344
Posted By raid
Hi Joe, If the main purpose is using M lenses,...

Hi Joe,
If the main purpose is using M lenses, the M10 would be best suited.
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 6 Days Ago
Replies: 89
Views: 1,344
Posted By raid
Having the M10 gives you more options as...

Having the M10 gives you more options as complementary cameras.
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 6 Days Ago
Replies: 89
Views: 1,344
Posted By raid
There are numerous off brand batteries for Leica...

There are numerous off brand batteries for Leica cameras. Someone will continue to sell batteries for the M8 and M9.

I can envision having lots of enjoyment with my Angenieux 70-210 on the SL or my...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 6 Days Ago
Replies: 89
Views: 1,344
Posted By raid
Robert has an M10, which I have seen in his...

Robert has an M10, which I have seen in his hands. It looks like a Leica film M camera. Handling it should be like handling the M9, most likely. I have held in my hands an SL, and it feels heavier...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 6 Days Ago
Replies: 89
Views: 1,344
Posted By raid
My M8 and M9 will not last forever, Cal, and I am...

My M8 and M9 will not last forever, Cal, and I am planning to get a camera that can replace them one day. Either of the cameras can fail any day, but they may last a few more years. I need a full...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 6 Days Ago
Replies: 18
Views: 583
Posted By raid
You have six excellent lenses for the SL66. This...

You have six excellent lenses for the SL66. This is a bummer that this service person gives you very bad services. Could you contact his boss, or some high ranking manager to complain about the...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 6 Days Ago
Replies: 89
Views: 1,344
Posted By raid
Hi Cal, I am not a professional photographer, as...

Hi Cal,
I am not a professional photographer, as you know. I used to enjoy using long lenses, such as the 500mm/4.5L and the Nikkor 500mm/5 mirror lens, but I am now more interested in small lenses....
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 1 Week Ago
Replies: 89
Views: 1,344
Posted By raid
Tell me more about the TL2. Why is it good in...

Tell me more about the TL2. Why is it good in your eyes? Keeping the 28 or 35 on your M10 makes sense to me.
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 1 Week Ago
Replies: 89
Views: 1,344
Posted By raid
Using an M 4/3 or APS camera would only appeal to...

Using an M 4/3 or APS camera would only appeal to me when used side by side with a full frame camera, as Robert has suggested above. It would cut down on weight, but using an M10 by itself would be...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 1 Week Ago
Replies: 89
Views: 1,344
Posted By raid
I never had an interest in making videos, Emile....

I never had an interest in making videos, Emile. This is not an important point for me. The M240 would only be appealing to me as being less expensive than an M10 and capable as an M camera,
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 1 Week Ago
Replies: 89
Views: 1,344
Posted By raid
Hi Robert, I have used M 4/3 cameras side by...

Hi Robert,


I have used M 4/3 cameras side by side with M9 camera, and I do not like the 1.5X crop anymore. I used to accept it, but I want to use my M lenses at their focal lengths and not as short...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 1 Week Ago
Replies: 89
Views: 1,344
Posted By raid
The SL can be set to require a minimal set of...

The SL can be set to require a minimal set of buttons for effective use, Peter. It can accept M lenses well with the Leica adapter too. It just cannot get smaller or lighter and it does not have Ff...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 1 Week Ago
Replies: 89
Views: 1,344
Posted By raid
I have been fortunate not to need any glasses for...

I have been fortunate not to need any glasses for weakening eye sight. I do not need an EVF. I am/was debating with myself if getting a "modern" camera such as the SL would be fun for me to do or not.
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 1 Week Ago
Replies: 89
Views: 1,344
Posted By raid
My thoughts go to keeping things simple for me....

My thoughts go to keeping things simple for me. The SL (or M240) would open the door for me to use many different lenses that now cannot be used with my M8 or M9, but do I really want to complicate...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 1 Week Ago
Replies: 89
Views: 1,344
Posted By raid
The digital Hasselblad back and matching camera...

The digital Hasselblad back and matching camera are quite costly. Good for you.
Is the M10D:
Key Features:

No LCD for an analog experience
Hard switch for quick access to Wi-Fi
Built-in Exposure...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 1 Week Ago
Replies: 89
Views: 1,344
Posted By raid
I don’t own any R lenses. The SL has an amazing...

I don’t own any R lenses. The SL has an amazing viewfinder. I would never have been interested a bit in the SL had I not seen and held an SL in my hands.
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 1 Week Ago
Replies: 89
Views: 1,344
Posted By raid
You are most likely right, Rob. The M10 looks so...

You are most likely right, Rob. The M10 looks so good, and the reviews by users are excellent. If you love using Leica cameras, then the M10 shines.
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 1 Week Ago
Replies: 89
Views: 1,344
Posted By raid
I prefer using the tiny M lenses or tiny Zeiss...

I prefer using the tiny M lenses or tiny Zeiss lenses with adapter for M.
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 1 Week Ago
Replies: 89
Views: 1,344
Posted By raid
There are few digital cameras with a rangefinder....

There are few digital cameras with a rangefinder. Yes, there are several modern options available these days, but they do not have a RF.
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 1 Week Ago
Replies: 89
Views: 1,344
Posted By raid
After spending half a day at Leica in Wetzlar, I...

After spending half a day at Leica in Wetzlar, I will not leave Leica. It is special to me.
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 1 Week Ago
Replies: 89
Views: 1,344
Posted By raid
I like to try new things out. I am curious. In...

I like to try new things out. I am curious. In the end, I may stay traditional and stick with RF based M.
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 1 Week Ago
Replies: 89
Views: 1,344
Posted By raid
I get information. Nobody decides for me. :bang:

I get information. Nobody decides for me. :bang:
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 1 Week Ago
Replies: 89
Views: 1,344
Posted By raid
I will keep this in mind. Thanks for alerting me...

I will keep this in mind. Thanks for alerting me to it.
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 1 Week Ago
Replies: 89
Views: 1,344
Posted By raid
Hi Michael, I am still a weekly user of M8 and...

Hi Michael,

I am still a weekly user of M8 and M9, and I am planning ahead for my next camera. I may need to use an M10 and SL for a short while to be able to decide if the SL is too large and heavy...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 1 Week Ago
Replies: 89
Views: 1,344
Posted By raid
Thanks, Monz. I am also having such thoughts....

Thanks, Monz.
I am also having such thoughts.
There is no need for me to use lenses from many different lens mounts,
My Leica lenses and adapted lenses will do.

(Happy Eid)
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 1 Week Ago
Replies: 89
Views: 1,344
Posted By raid
I love my M lenses, but they could be used with...

I love my M lenses, but they could be used with the SL via an adapter by Leica. This is not an issue for me. The SL is larger and heavier than the M10. This could be an issue.
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 1 Week Ago
Replies: 89
Views: 1,344
Posted By raid
Thank you for your feedback, Robert. I know what...

Thank you for your feedback, Robert. I know what you mean,
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 1 Week Ago
Replies: 89
Views: 1,344
Posted By raid
Well, I look here for such issues, Huss. Are...

Well, I look here for such issues, Huss.

Are there far more issues with the SL when compared with the M10? Which problems have been reported (anywhere)?
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 1 Week Ago
Replies: 89
Views: 1,344
Posted By raid
Back to my question: pick M10 or SL ? Why or why...

Back to my question: pick M10 or SL ?

Why or why not?
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 1 Week Ago
Replies: 89
Views: 1,344
Posted By raid
Thanks for your input. I love using my very basic...

Thanks for your input. I love using my very basic and small Standard Leica for its simplicity. There is no need to focus and I guess the exposure. It is back to basics. Your words match closely my...
Forum: Leica SL 1 Week Ago
Replies: 13
Views: 1,943
Posted By raid
What happened to an SL2 release in 2019?

What happened to an SL2 release in 2019?
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 1 Week Ago
Replies: 89
Views: 1,344
Posted By raid
The SL can be used with M lenses via an adapter,...

The SL can be used with M lenses via an adapter, making the set not too large or heavy. It was released in 2015, and I have not seen posts about problems with the SL. A clean used SL may cost $4000...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 1 Week Ago
Replies: 89
Views: 1,344
Posted By raid
I am still loving to use my M8 and M9 cameras and...

I am still loving to use my M8 and M9 cameras and I enjoy their simple designs. It feels like using a Leica fim camera. It seems to me that using an SL will imply not to use any other cameras.
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 1 Week Ago
Replies: 89
Views: 1,344
Posted By raid
Leica M10 or SL?

If you were to get another Leica camera, and if the choice for you is to pick between a M10 or SL, which camera would you get and why? I have seen RFF friends with M10 and with SL cameras, and it...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 1 Week Ago
Replies: 27
Views: 894
Posted By raid
My M9 needed twice a sensor replacement by Leica...

My M9 needed twice a sensor replacement by Leica with one repair costing $400 and one being free. The M8 had dead zones that needed repair on the sensor. This cost me $400, I think.
Forum: RFF Polls 1 Week Ago
Replies: 2,917
Views: 1,782,373
Posted By raid
I started out this weekend with taking some...

I started out this weekend with taking some photos at Joe Patti’s Seafood in Pensacola this morning. I used film cameras and a digital camera.

What are your activities for the weekend?
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 1 Week Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 596
Posted By raid
I will be watching this thread, Robert. It was a...

I will be watching this thread, Robert. It was a very enjoyable road trip.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 1 Week Ago
Replies: 283
Views: 11,824
Posted By raid
This is a good catch. I remember the issue with...

This is a good catch. I remember the issue with 7Artisans being discussed online then.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 1 Week Ago
Replies: 32
Views: 737
Posted By raid
A great advice: "just shoot color, but keep the...

A great advice: "just shoot color, but keep the B&W film"!
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 1 Week Ago
Replies: 283
Views: 11,824
Posted By raid
I have very few CV lenses compared to what I have...

I have very few CV lenses compared to what I have in Leica lenses.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 1 Week Ago
Replies: 283
Views: 11,824
Posted By raid
Kevin: which posted images were taken with which...

Kevin: which posted images were taken with which of the two lenses? Is this information shown?
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 1 Week Ago
Replies: 27
Views: 894
Posted By raid
I still am using mainly an M8 and and M9. If I...

I still am using mainly an M8 and and M9. If I change away from the M9 to some other camera, it will be most likely one of these: M10, M 240, or SL. Reason: predicted reliability. CMOS or CCD is not...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 1 Week Ago
Replies: 283
Views: 11,824
Posted By raid
If the copy lens will be sold für $500-$600, it...

If the copy lens will be sold für $500-$600, it will have a good chance of success in sales. If it sells for $700-$800, it will most likely not be able to compete with the CV lens. My prediction.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 1 Week Ago
Replies: 283
Views: 11,824
Posted By raid
It will be a difficult choice for some people...

It will be a difficult choice for some people here; the latest CV Ultron 35/2 versus the copy of the first version Summicron 35/2 (8 elements).

Similar cost. Great lenses.

Which lens is a better...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 1 Week Ago
Replies: 16
Views: 541
Posted By raid
Thanks a lot to Robert and MLehrman!

Thanks a lot to Robert and MLehrman!
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 232
Posted By raid
3 drops of glue sound fine to me.

3 drops of glue sound fine to me.
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 232
Posted By raid
Be gentle with using glue so close to the glass.

Be gentle with using glue so close to the glass.
Forum: Sony Alpha Mirrorless - All Models 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 264
Posted By raid
It seems that the Heliar is corrected for digital...

It seems that the Heliar is corrected for digital sensors. If using such wide angle lenses is meant for a digital camera, then this Heliar may be an excellent choice. It is not equivalent to using...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 283
Views: 11,824
Posted By raid
Such a lens will not have a cult following like...

Such a lens will not have a cult following like some Leica Lenses have. This is a fact. If the selling price is set too high, fewer lenses will sell.
Forum: Sony Alpha Mirrorless - All Models 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 264
Posted By raid
The SWC can not be replaced by any camera or lens.

The SWC can not be replaced by any camera or lens.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 356
Posted By raid
Didn’t the free sensor replacement include such a...

Didn’t the free sensor replacement include such a CLA?
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 18
Views: 583
Posted By raid
I agree with Peter on the Ultron 50/2. The colors...

I agree with Peter on the Ultron 50/2. The colors come out beautiful on the M9.
I use same adapter with the Nokton 50/1.5.
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 572
Views: 84,275
Posted By raid
Such a wonderful and unique thread must be kept...

Such a wonderful and unique thread must be kept alive!
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 18
Views: 583
Posted By raid
You may prefer a higher contrast lens for B&W?

You may prefer a higher contrast lens for B&W?
Forum: RFF Polls 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 2,917
Views: 1,782,373
Posted By raid
Good luck with your workshop! WOW

Good luck with your workshop! WOW
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 1,647
Views: 280,519
Posted By raid
https://photos.smugmug.com/Europe2019Hologon/i-WPd...

https://photos.smugmug.com/Europe2019Hologon/i-WPdkQwk/0/cc56eca8/X3/Holo.5.%20%283%20of%2050%29%20copy-X3.jpg
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 51
Views: 1,525
Posted By raid
I usually use digital cameras, but since a week,...

I usually use digital cameras, but since a week, I am using the M3 with color film and the Standard Leica with B&W film. I felt like a change away from digital only.
Forum: RFF Polls 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 2,917
Views: 1,782,373
Posted By raid
It is Friday again! Isn't it great that each week...

It is Friday again! Isn't it great that each week we can have a weekend?!
I will try to do some photography even though the weather forecast for the weekend shows rain and wind and who knows what...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 68
Views: 1,191
Posted By raid
Thank you Steve. I am relatively new to ultra...

Thank you Steve. I am relatively new to ultra wide angle lenses, but it is not different to get to enjoy such perspectives.
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 68
Views: 1,191
Posted By raid
This all goes away on film.

This all goes away on film.
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 68
Views: 1,191
Posted By raid
Thank you Dan. Yes, the M8 still delivers.

Thank you Dan. Yes, the M8 still delivers.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 535
Views: 94,586
Posted By raid
Just wonderful!

Just wonderful!
Forum: Canon Rangefinders - Peter Dechert and Peter Kitchingman 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 27
Views: 1,563
Posted By raid
Congrats! Your long battle with this lens may be...

Congrats! Your long battle with this lens may be over.
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 68
Views: 1,191
Posted By raid
I really don't get bothered by the edge smear or...

I really don't get bothered by the edge smear or purple cast. I just ignore such stuff and look at the main focus point in each image. The images are unique. At least, this is how I am biased.
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 68
Views: 1,191
Posted By raid
Thank you! I nearly gave up on using the Hologon...

Thank you!
I nearly gave up on using the Hologon with the M8 or M9, and I am now using this lens with film. I am too impatient to modify each image with some software. I am used to using slide film...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 15
Views: 560
Posted By raid
Get camera insured. Act logically when using the...

Get camera insured. Act logically when using the M 240. Enjoy the trip.
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 68
Views: 1,191
Posted By raid
I can try to remove such tint.

I can try to remove such tint.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 283
Views: 11,824
Posted By raid
I want one too, please.

I want one too, please.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 18
Views: 583
Posted By raid
The Cron is a high resolution lens.

The Cron is a high resolution lens.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 335
Posted By raid
https://photos.smugmug.com/75mmLuxM807272019/i-GG3...

https://photos.smugmug.com/75mmLuxM807272019/i-GG3c4Dg/0/edf796a8/X2/Lux75.Beach-%20%286%20of%2037%29%20copy-X2.jpg
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 335
Posted By raid
https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/galler...

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/3565/med_U3565I1564605969.SEQ.0.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 535
Views: 94,586
Posted By raid
Very cute! Well done.

Very cute! Well done.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 335
Posted By raid
I have rediscovered this lens, and now I want to...

I have rediscovered this lens, and now I want to use it often.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 535
Views: 94,586
Posted By raid
Thank you very much!

Thank you very much!
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 535
Views: 94,586
Posted By raid
Dana is 16...

Dana is 16...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 335
Posted By raid
Thank you Marty. Last comment there was in 2017.

Thank you Marty. Last comment there was in 2017.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 335
Posted By raid
These are wonderful images.

These are wonderful images.
Forum: Photography General Interest 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 244
Views: 12,305
Posted By raid
I happen to favor the M8 and the M3 these last...

I happen to favor the M8 and the M3 these last few days. I added the Standard Leica to the mix!
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 335
Posted By raid
Post your 75mm 1.4 Lux Images here.

I started again using my 75 Lux a few days ago. It is not that difficult to focus with this lens wide open on the M8, but it can be tricky. I really am enjoying the 75mm perspective (100mm on the...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 12
Views: 602
Posted By raid
I would get the 35/1.7! Ultron if I really needed...

I would get the 35/1.7! Ultron if I really needed another 35mm lens. I gave a 50/2 Ultron and I wonder what is special about the design of Ultron lenses.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 22
Views: 494
Posted By raid
I have a DR. It does really well on m 4/3...

I have a DR. It does really well on m 4/3 cameras. It is a very high resolution lens. It does not mount on the8 or M9 without having it modified.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 22
Views: 494
Posted By raid
The Rigid Summicron is a high resolution lens. I...

The Rigid Summicron is a high resolution lens. I have compared many 50mm lenses in past years, and the Rigid Cron was one of the top performers.
I do not have the 50 Lux, but I have the 35 Lux and...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 22
Views: 494
Posted By raid
Most likely, your Summicron has haze in it or it...

Most likely, your Summicron has haze in it or it just needs some cleaning.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 22
Views: 494
Posted By raid
I agree with Kevin regarding the Rigid Summicron....

I agree with Kevin regarding the Rigid Summicron. Mine is in mint condition, and I bought a back-up one.

Rigid...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 283
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The cost of such Leica lenses is not low. This...

The cost of such Leica lenses is not low. This makes alternatives look attractive.
Forum: RFF Polls 3 Weeks Ago
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It depends where you live. In Pensacola where we...

It depends where you live. In Pensacola where we expect very humid days, we got low humidity "California Days" for quite a while. If climate changed caused this pleasant change, then we got lucky...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 3 Weeks Ago
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I have the same feelings here, Erik. It is a true...

I have the same feelings here, Erik. It is a true replica and a success overall. There are hardly any differences at all. The OOF is nearly identical in all aspects.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 3 Weeks Ago
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So it is a true replica. Hopefully, in the near...

So it is a true replica. Hopefully, in the near future we will see almost all cult lenses replicated by someone as dedicated as this gentleman,
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 3 Weeks Ago
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Posted By raid
I also feel that this could be a special lens.

I also feel that this could be a special lens.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 3 Weeks Ago
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Thank you Kevin.

Thank you Kevin.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 3 Weeks Ago
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Cool! I want one. When can I get the lens? :)

Cool! I want one. When can I get the lens? :)
Forum: RFF Polls 3 Weeks Ago
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I went back to my M3 and used it today at the...

I went back to my M3 and used it today at the beach with the Hologon for a 16mm view. The 75 Lux was on the M8 for a 100mm view.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 3 Weeks Ago
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Posted By raid
I heard of a similar issue with the SWC models...

I heard of a similar issue with the SWC models where the old (chrome lens) models have such exotic glass that then was forbidden to be used in later SWC models.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 3 Weeks Ago
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I will favor an ltm Version as I have a summicron...

I will favor an ltm Version as I have a summicron in M.
Forum: RFF Polls 3 Weeks Ago
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Hi Robert, Your Polaroid photos all very very...

Hi Robert,
Your Polaroid photos all very very artistic and should be posted at RFF.
Same goes for your photos with the M10 and the 28mm Summaron.
Forum: RFF Polls 3 Weeks Ago
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This thread needs your input or it will die...

This thread needs your input or it will die prematurely.
Forum: RFF Polls 3 Weeks Ago
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Views: 1,782,373
Posted By raid
It is weekend! We have warm weather here in...

It is weekend! We have warm weather here in Pensacola,but it is not as hot as what some locations in Europe are experiencing.
I drove to our beaches yesterday, and I used the M3 with the Hologon and...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 3 Weeks Ago
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Views: 894
Posted By raid
Thanks for the link on the M9.

Thanks for the link on the M9.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 283
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Posted By raid
My most used 35mm lenses for the Leica: 1. 35/1.4...

My most used 35mm lenses for the Leica:
1. 35/1.4 Lux pre-asph (not the fancy one that Erik discusses)
2. 35/2 Summicron 8-element model
3. Biogon 35/2 ZM


For ltm, I use Canon 35/2, 35/1.8,...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 3 Weeks Ago
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Posted By raid
Maybe it is Summilux pre-asph 50/1.4? Or, the...

Maybe it is Summilux pre-asph 50/1.4?
Or, the Nocti!
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 3 Weeks Ago
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Very interesting overall. I want such a lens.

Very interesting overall. I want such a lens.
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 3 Weeks Ago
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Views: 894
Posted By raid
I heard of the heat wave in Europe for today....

I heard of the heat wave in Europe for today. Stay cool.
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 24
Views: 859
Posted By raid
Thanks. :D I have also noticed that the M8...

Thanks. :D

I have also noticed that the M8 sensor behaves much better than the M9 sensor with the ultrawide Hologon 16/8. It is most likely not just the effect of cropping but also something...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 110
Views: 3,660
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I meant it to happen if/when there is a...

I meant it to happen if/when there is a recession. You can develop B&W film at home for pennies.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 110
Views: 3,660
Posted By raid
B&W film will remain, most likely. Color may fade...

B&W film will remain, most likely. Color may fade away, so to speak.
Forum: Canon Rangefinders - Peter Dechert and Peter Kitchingman 3 Weeks Ago
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Views: 501
Posted By raid
I own three Canon P cameras; in 3 colors. It is a...

I own three Canon P cameras; in 3 colors. It is a very good users camera overall. Congrats on having a genuine 25th Anniversary model.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 110
Views: 3,660
Posted By raid
A Ferrari or Lamborghini?

A Ferrari or Lamborghini?
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 3 Weeks Ago
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Posted By raid
The film M cameras kept their value over time. I...

The film M cameras kept their value over time. I am not surprised.
I kept my film cameras and I did not sell them because I appreciate very much the craftmanship and beauty and usefulness of such...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 4 Weeks Ago
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Views: 894
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I recall my visit to Wetzlar a few years ago....

I recall my visit to Wetzlar a few years ago. Visiting the Leica headquarters was a treat. The above tips are excellent. We were fortunate then to be welcomed by the CEO and also two other top...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 30
Views: 972
Posted By raid
WOW Helen!

WOW Helen!
Forum: Photo Software 4 Weeks Ago
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Views: 338
Posted By raid
It looks as if the ON software is worth getting...

It looks as if the ON software is worth getting for $50. I need such a software to manipulate image files for spatial maps in my research projects. I was told by IT that PS must be leased with a...
Forum: Photo Software 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 338
Posted By raid
Found...

Found it.
https://onlinephotographytraining.com/2019/07/18/get-on1-photo-raw-2019-5-for-less-than-50/
Forum: Photo Software 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 338
Posted By raid
I see it being offered for $69.99. Where can you...

I see it being offered for $69.99. Where can you get it for $50?
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 30
Views: 972
Posted By raid
The 40/2 Summicron-C or the Rokkor come to mnid...

The 40/2 Summicron-C or the Rokkor come to mnid as inexpensive but first class lenses that are small in size.

If you want to go exotic, get the Pentax-L 43/1.9. There is nothing wrong with the...
Forum: Scale Focus 35's 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 22
Views: 734
Posted By raid
I got lucky with (one) GT camera. It stayed...

I got lucky with (one) GT camera. It stayed working well for over 25 years for me, and it still is working well. I bought it from a very experienced camera repairman in Pensacola, and he may have...
Forum: Scale Focus 35's 4 Weeks Ago
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Views: 734
Posted By raid
The Minox 35GT and the Olympus XA both have...

The Minox 35GT and the Olympus XA both have excellent lenses. I give the edge to the Minox.
Forum: Lomography 4 Weeks Ago
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Views: 997
Posted By raid
So it was you who caused photobucket to crash and...

So it was you who caused photobucket to crash and die!
Forum: RFF Polls 4 Weeks Ago
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It is Friday again! I will take some photos...

It is Friday again!
I will take some photos locally as our beaches are beautiful.

What are your plans for the upcoming weekend?
Forum: Zeiss Contax 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 316
Posted By raid
I suggest to get a G2 if you have several lenses...

I suggest to get a G2 if you have several lenses for the G1.
I bought a back-up G1 camera after I got my first G1. Both work well for me.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 50
Views: 2,300
Posted By raid
I also would love to our this lens. I have 8...

I also would love to our this lens. I have 8 elements summicron. I once compared about 30 35mm lenses. :)
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 4 Weeks Ago
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Views: 2,300
Posted By raid
Has anyone given a cost estimate for this lens?

Has anyone given a cost estimate for this lens?
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 4 Weeks Ago
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Views: 2,300
Posted By raid
Such products could separate the photographer...

Such products could separate the photographer from the Leica Snob :)
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 4 Weeks Ago
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Views: 410
Posted By raid
Thank you very much, J. Scooter.

Thank you very much, J. Scooter.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 4 Weeks Ago
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Views: 2,300
Posted By raid
When can it be ordered?

When can it be ordered?
Forum: Nikon Historical Society 07-14-2019
Replies: 54
Views: 1,874
Posted By raid
So Nikon did a marketing decision with an eye on...

So Nikon did a marketing decision with an eye on their competitors. Nothing wrong about it.
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 07-14-2019
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Views: 634
Posted By raid
Thank you for the link, Helen.

Thank you for the link, Helen.
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 07-14-2019
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Views: 189
Posted By raid
The lens is very sharp at aperture 8.

The lens is very sharp at aperture 8.
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 07-14-2019
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Views: 1,453
Posted By raid
You have a great camera and lens combo....

You have a great camera and lens combo.
Excellent results!
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 07-14-2019
Replies: 52
Views: 1,453
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Go for it, Akiva! I am now using my M8 and M9...

Go for it, Akiva!

I am now using my M8 and M9 without feeling the need for any updated models. Film cameras have become of secondary importance, but I have found applications where film is needed....
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 07-14-2019
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Views: 320
Posted By raid
Good suggestion from Helen!

Good suggestion from Helen!
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 07-14-2019
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Views: 320
Posted By raid
Yes, this is correct; the SC version was selling...

Yes, this is correct; the SC version was selling for a higher premium for a while when RFF members seemed to like the single coating for B&W photography, I recall.
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 07-14-2019
Replies: 5
Views: 189
Posted By raid
I should not have sold my Franka Solida IIIe. It...

I should not have sold my Franka Solida IIIe.
It was a very good camera. I don’t recall what I used as lens hood with it.
Forum: Nikon Historical Society 07-13-2019
Replies: 54
Views: 1,874
Posted By raid
I can check it out. It is the silver model after...

I can check it out.

It is the silver model after all.
Forum: Nikon Historical Society 07-13-2019
Replies: 54
Views: 1,874
Posted By raid
I once bought a Nikon S3 2000 with the 50/1.4...

I once bought a Nikon S3 2000 with the 50/1.4 strictly to get the lens.
I have still not used the camera. I may do this soon.
Forum: Nikon Historical Society 07-13-2019
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Views: 1,874
Posted By raid
Nikon, Canon, and Leica are three great companies.

Nikon, Canon, and Leica are three great companies.
Forum: Nikon Historical Society 07-13-2019
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Views: 1,874
Posted By raid
Do you guys like the Nikon S3 2000?

Do you guys like the Nikon S3 2000?
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 07-13-2019
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Views: 2,087
Posted By raid
I have a IIIf, but I love my black Standard Leica...

I have a IIIf, but I love my black Standard Leica more than the f. I have never had a IIIg.
Forum: RFF Polls 07-12-2019
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It is Friday in the USA, and the weekend is just...

It is Friday in the USA, and the weekend is just waiting for us to do some photography. I will meet with a fellow RFF member for coffee in the morning. We are both Leica equipment fans.

What will...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 07-12-2019
Replies: 68
Views: 1,191
Posted By raid
I don’t raise the camera when taking photos with...

I don’t raise the camera when taking photos with the Hologen
Thank you Robert.
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 07-12-2019
Replies: 68
Views: 1,191
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Rejoinder: I wanted to try out the Hologon on the...

Rejoinder:
I wanted to try out the Hologon on the M8 for color images during this last trip. This lens is slow with effective f 16 always fixed when using the graduated ND filter, and at f8 without...
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 07-09-2019
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Views: 8,826
Posted By raid
This thread includes some interesting images!

This thread includes some interesting images!
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 07-09-2019
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Views: 2,051
Posted By raid
Your posted images look very nice to me. I never...

Your posted images look very nice to me.
I never had my lens cleaned.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 07-07-2019
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Views: 381
Posted By raid
I second this suggestion. I got a used D700, and...

I second this suggestion. I got a used D700, and it worked very easily for me.
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 07-07-2019
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Views: 154,795
Posted By raid
Thanks for selecting my images to comment on.

Thanks for selecting my images to comment on.
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 07-07-2019
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Views: 1,191
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Thank you, Erik. Using B&W with the Hologom is a...

Thank you, Erik. Using B&W with the Hologom is a lot of fun. I have slowly accepted B&W with digital cameras. Yesterday, I switched my M9 and M8 to give DNG+fine jpg, with the jpg shown in B&W.
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 07-07-2019
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Views: 1,191
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https://photos.smugmug.com/Europe2019Hologon/i-F9p...

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Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 07-07-2019
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Dana at The...

Dana at The Wall.

https://photos.smugmug.com/Europe2019Hologon/i-6VVHSzJ/0/2d4ac950/X3/Holo.5.%20%2846%20of%2050%29%20copy-X3.jpg
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 07-07-2019
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The Wall. Many people died, trying to cross the...

The Wall. Many people died, trying to cross the wall from the East to the West.
I remember seeing such news on TV almost each week on TV when we lived in Germany in the 1960's....
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 07-07-2019
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Views: 1,191
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https://photos.smugmug.com/Europe2019Hologon/i-3Tm...

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Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 07-07-2019
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Posted By raid
Cameras and lenses for...

Cameras and lenses for...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 07-07-2019
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Views: 1,191
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https://photos.smugmug.com/Europe2019Hologon/i-GSr...

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https://photos.smugmug.com/Europe2019Hologon/i-gh2rVtN/0/15d28c32/X3/Holo.5....
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 07-07-2019
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Views: 1,191
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https://photos.smugmug.com/Europe2019Hologon/i-rqt...

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Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 07-07-2019
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Posted By raid
Flea Market in...

Flea Market in...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 07-07-2019
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Views: 1,191
Posted By raid
https://photos.smugmug.com/Europe2019Hologon/i-Ghg...

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Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 07-07-2019
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Views: 1,191
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https://photos.smugmug.com/Europe2019Hologon/i-qhp...

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Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 07-07-2019
Replies: 68
Views: 1,191
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Here are some photos that were taken in Berlin,...

Here are some photos that were taken in Berlin, Germany. I removed all colors from the images. The lens is set at f8, with effective 16 aperture due to the filter. Things get blurred unless choosing...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 07-06-2019
Replies: 68
Views: 1,191
Posted By raid
We crossed glaciers together! I loved this part.

We crossed glaciers together! I loved this part.
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 07-06-2019
Replies: 68
Views: 1,191
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https://photos.smugmug.com/Europe2019Hologon/i-WcR...

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Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 07-06-2019
Replies: 68
Views: 1,191
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https://photos.smugmug.com/Europe2019Hologon/i-nxM...

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Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 07-06-2019
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Views: 1,191
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https://photos.smugmug.com/Europe2019Hologon/i-dPd...

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Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 07-06-2019
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Views: 1,191
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A small island that we reached from Bergen with a...

A small island that we reached from Bergen with a boat tour. It was windy and...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 07-06-2019
Replies: 68
Views: 1,191
Posted By raid
A stave church in...

A stave church in...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 07-06-2019
Replies: 68
Views: 1,191
Posted By raid
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Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 07-06-2019
Replies: 68
Views: 1,191
Posted By raid
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Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 07-06-2019
Replies: 68
Views: 1,191
Posted By raid
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Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 07-06-2019
Replies: 68
Views: 1,191
Posted By raid
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Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 07-06-2019
Replies: 68
Views: 1,191
Posted By raid
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Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 07-06-2019
Replies: 68
Views: 1,191
Posted By raid
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Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 07-06-2019
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Posted By raid
Thank you Ray. I have the 16/8 for the Zeiss G...

Thank you Ray.
I have the 16/8 for the Zeiss G system. Don Goldberg converted the lens to M mount.
The filter was used in all photos here. There is still some vignetting left.
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 07-06-2019
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Views: 1,191
Posted By raid
Thanks. I wanted to try out the Hologon on the M8...

Thanks. I wanted to try out the Hologon on the M8 after Lynn commented one day that he would not go wider than 21mm.

This morning, I set aside the Hologon in my closet, and I returned to my regular...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 07-05-2019
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Views: 1,191
Posted By raid
Thanks Godfrey. I will use this lens also with a...

Thanks Godfrey.
I will use this lens also with a film camera for nicer looking results.
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 07-05-2019
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Views: 1,191
Posted By raid
Opinions are always welcome here.

Opinions are always welcome here.
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 07-05-2019
Replies: 68
Views: 1,191
Posted By raid
I always use the graduated ND filter with this...

I always use the graduated ND filter with this lens. There is still some vignetting seen when on the M8, and definitely when on the M9. Some Hologon users prefer not to use any filter and they want...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 07-05-2019
Replies: 68
Views: 1,191
Posted By raid
Thank you Emile. It is a special lens. It is less...

Thank you Emile.
It is a special lens. It is less costly to get a (well corrected) CV 15mm III lens, say. There is also the CV 10mm lens that Godfrey is posting images from at RFF. It would be cool...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 07-05-2019
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Views: 1,191
Posted By raid
Using the M9 for color images I can see the...

Using the M9 for color images I can see the usefulness of something such as cornerfix. Else, it is not really needed.
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 07-05-2019
Replies: 68
Views: 1,191
Posted By raid
Thank you Giorgio. The Hologon can create very...

Thank you Giorgio.
The Hologon can create very interesting looking images with its special optical design and glass.
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 07-05-2019
Replies: 68
Views: 1,191
Posted By raid
https://photos.smugmug.com/Europe2019Hologon/i-5TC...

https://photos.smugmug.com/Europe2019Hologon/i-5TCXCGL/0/1734387b/X3/Holo.3.%20%2817%20of%2021%29-X3.jpg

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Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 07-05-2019
Replies: 68
Views: 1,191
Posted By raid
https://photos.smugmug.com/Europe2019Hologon/i-837...

https://photos.smugmug.com/Europe2019Hologon/i-837s9Tb/0/835584b8/X2/Holo.3.%20%2811%20of%2021%29-X2.jpg

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Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 07-05-2019
Replies: 68
Views: 1,191
Posted By raid
https://photos.smugmug.com/Europe2019Hologon/i-ShX...

https://photos.smugmug.com/Europe2019Hologon/i-ShXjC9W/0/f7dec06d/X3/Holo.3.%20%285%20of%2021%29-X3.jpg

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Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 07-05-2019
Replies: 68
Views: 1,191
Posted By raid
Thank you, Robert. Of course, Simo and you are in...

Thank you, Robert.
Of course, Simo and you are in the photo! This was a very nice road trip together.
The Hologon needs some finesse to get good images from it. It is easy to underexpose and also to...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 07-05-2019
Replies: 68
Views: 1,191
Posted By raid
Thank you. Yes, it is OK for 2 weeks there. ...

Thank you.

Yes, it is OK for 2 weeks there. Norway is a beautiful country It was my 4th trip there.

As for the M8 and the Hologon, I read an online post about such a pair when there was no M9 yet,...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 07-05-2019
Replies: 68
Views: 1,191
Posted By raid
Nord-Aurdal,...

Nord-Aurdal,...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 07-05-2019
Replies: 68
Views: 1,191
Posted By raid
The ferry from Denmark to Germany can be taken...

The ferry from Denmark to Germany can be taken from Gedser to Rostock. Gedser is a very very quiet place.

This was our hotel room in...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 07-05-2019
Replies: 68
Views: 1,191
Posted By raid
Now that I am back home, I switched the Hologon...

Now that I am back home, I switched the Hologon back to the M9 with option B&W+DNG. for the trip, a 21mm was sufficiently wide, so I used the 16mm lens on the M8 and the 35 Lux on the...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 07-05-2019
Replies: 68
Views: 1,191
Posted By raid
It gives me a 21mm view with vintage look and...

It gives me a 21mm view with vintage look and good sharpness.
Norway is very costly to visit. Very costly overall: gas, food in restaurants, hotels, transportation, ... anything.
I made sure to get a...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 07-05-2019
Replies: 68
Views: 1,191
Posted By raid
Road Trip 2019: M8+ Hologon

I have uploaded some photos from LR5 DNG to jpg without any other changes made to any of the image files. I can make each image look better, but not now. I will add images soon.

link:...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 07-04-2019
Replies: 3
Views: 314
Posted By raid
I want to use this setting when I have the...

I want to use this setting when I have the Hologon with the M9.
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