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Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 5 Hours Ago
Replies: 37
Views: 860
Posted By Erik van Straten
My prints go in the Seal for about 90 seconds...

My prints go in the Seal for about 90 seconds with the temperature set at 85 degrees C.


This time was advised by a professional printer. Works well.


Erik.
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 5 Hours Ago
Replies: 21
Views: 523
Posted By Erik van Straten
Can you show us an example of that? Is that...

Can you show us an example of that? Is that sharpness in the same plane? Hard to believe at this speed.


Erik.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 17 Hours Ago
Replies: 36
Views: 5,786
Posted By Erik van Straten
I bought my V1 for EUR 1.000 three years ago, in...

I bought my V1 for EUR 1.000 three years ago, in mint condition. Now I've seen prices for this lens of EUR 2.500.

For many years (since 1980) I've had a V2, I still have it, but I stopped using it...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 17 Hours Ago
Replies: 36
Views: 5,786
Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica MP, Summilux 50mm f/1.4 v1, 400-2TMY/Adox...

Leica MP, Summilux 50mm f/1.4 v1, 400-2TMY/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

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Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 19 Hours Ago
Replies: 950
Views: 190,236
Posted By Erik van Straten
Thank you, Pan. I did it with a SBOOI and I...

Thank you, Pan. I did it with a SBOOI and I measured the distance with a FOFER.

Leica MP, Summilux 50mm f/1.4 v1, 400-2TMY/Adox MCC...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 21 Hours Ago
Replies: 1,079
Views: 234,417
Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica IA, Elmar 50mm f/3.5, 400-2TMY/Adox MCC...

Leica IA, Elmar 50mm f/3.5, 400-2TMY/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

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Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 21 Hours Ago
Replies: 950
Views: 190,236
Posted By Erik van Straten
Fantastic work, Nokton! Leica IA, Elmar 50mm...

Fantastic work, Nokton!


Leica IA, Elmar 50mm f/3.5, 400-2TMY, Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

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Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 1 Day Ago
Replies: 21
Views: 523
Posted By Erik van Straten
The Nokton 50mm f/1.1 weights 433 grams, the 50mm...

The Nokton 50mm f/1.1 weights 433 grams, the 50mm f/1.2 Noctilux weights 480 grams and the first version of the 50mm f/1 Noctilux weights 580 grams; just to continue: the first version of the...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 1 Day Ago
Replies: 18
Views: 718
Posted By Erik van Straten
I like this one:...

I like this one: https://www.ebay.de/itm/LEICA-M4-RF-FILM-CAMERA-REPAINTED-MATTE-BLACK-w-BRASSING-CLAd-EX-90D-W/192962720602

https://i.ebayimg.com/images/g/~uIAAOSwThddE1yK/s-l1600.jpg
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 1 Day Ago
Replies: 36
Views: 5,786
Posted By Erik van Straten
The pre-asph Summilux 50mm f/1.4 v2 is more a...

The pre-asph Summilux 50mm f/1.4 v2 is more a bokeh-beauty. Bokeh lovers don't care much about distortion.


Erik.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 1 Day Ago
Replies: 7,429
Views: 3,788,095
Posted By Erik van Straten
Thanks, Giganova, for showing this. I still...

Thanks, Giganova, for showing this.


I still remember seeing the picture in the newspaper.


Erik.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 1 Day Ago
Replies: 576
Views: 145,134
Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica MP, Summilux 50mm f/1.4 v1, 400-2TMY/Adox...

Leica MP, Summilux 50mm f/1.4 v1, 400-2TMY/Adox MCC 110.

(absolutely my favorite Leica lens)

Erik.

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Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 2 Days Ago
Replies: 974
Views: 363,902
Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica MP, Summilux 50mm f/1.4 v1, 400-2TMY/Adox...

Leica MP, Summilux 50mm f/1.4 v1, 400-2TMY/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48557600791_f506c10a35_b.jpg


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Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 2 Days Ago
Replies: 21
Views: 523
Posted By Erik van Straten
The Nokton 50mm f/1.1 is a miracle. So fast and...

The Nokton 50mm f/1.1 is a miracle. So fast and so sharp ...

I've not seen very much shots with the Nokton 50mm f/1.2 so far (except those of Mike, of course).

Leica M3, Nokton 50mm f/1.1,...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 2 Days Ago
Replies: 950
Views: 190,236
Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica MP, Summilux 50mm f/1.4 v1, 400-2TMY/Adox...

Leica MP, Summilux 50mm f/1.4 v1, 400-2TMY/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48557620042_9ee2a4d063_b.jpg


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Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 2 Days Ago
Replies: 29
Views: 583
Posted By Erik van Straten
That is what the MR9 adapter is for. It costs...

That is what the MR9 adapter is for. It costs next to nothing. Drop in a Duracell 385/301 (available everywere) and you're done for many years.


Erik.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 2 Days Ago
Replies: 18
Views: 718
Posted By Erik van Straten
Must it be Leica? If Voigtländer is also good, I...

Must it be Leica? If Voigtländer is also good, I recommend the Ultron asph 35mm f/1.7, the later model of the LTM (black paint) or the newer M version.

Erik.

(lhe lower...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 3 Days Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 582
Posted By Erik van Straten
I've never seen "77" on the distance scale of a...

I've never seen "77" on the distance scale of a Leica-lens.


Erik.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 3 Days Ago
Replies: 27
Views: 8,241
Posted By Erik van Straten
Interesting, where? Erik.

Interesting, where?


Erik.
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 3 Days Ago
Replies: 950
Views: 190,236
Posted By Erik van Straten
Hmm, as far as I know the oldest still existing...

Hmm, as far as I know the oldest still existing photograph was made in 1825 by Nicéphore Niépce, a copy of an engraving, a reproduction of a drawing in fact.

But old photographs are fascinating...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 3 Days Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 582
Posted By Erik van Straten
"77" could be the last numerals of the serial...

"77" could be the last numerals of the serial number of the lens. Often parts of lenses do differ slightly because they are adapted to fit a specific lens more precise.


Erik.
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 3 Days Ago
Replies: 950
Views: 190,236
Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica II, Color Skopar 50mm f/2.5, Tmax400/Adox...

Leica II, Color Skopar 50mm f/2.5, Tmax400/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48547181212_eed89aebb8_b.jpg


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Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 3 Days Ago
Replies: 576
Views: 145,134
Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica II, Color Skopar 50mm f/2.5, Tmax400/Adox...

Leica II, Color Skopar 50mm f/2.5, Tmax400/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48547181212_eed89aebb8_b.jpg


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Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 3 Days Ago
Replies: 576
Views: 145,134
Posted By Erik van Straten
Ha! Thanks! No, just around the corner were I...

Ha! Thanks! No, just around the corner were I lived in 1979, Wibautstraat Amsterdam.


I think it is a Turkish or Kurdish girl on her way to the koran-school.



Erik.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 3 Days Ago
Replies: 576
Views: 145,134
Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica M3, Summicron 50mm f/2 rigid, TriX/Adox MCC...

Leica M3, Summicron 50mm f/2 rigid, TriX/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

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Forum: SLRs - the unRF 3 Days Ago
Replies: 1,734
Views: 322,100
Posted By Erik van Straten
Nikkormat FTn, Nikkor H Auto 50mm f/2, TriX/Adox...

Nikkormat FTn, Nikkor H Auto 50mm f/2, TriX/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48484439171_8282845fd4_b.jpg
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 3 Days Ago
Replies: 29
Views: 583
Posted By Erik van Straten
The Wein cells are very quickly exhausted. For...

The Wein cells are very quickly exhausted. For the M5 it is best to use an MR 9 adapter and a Duracell 385/301 battery. Years of enjoyment.


Erik.
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 3 Days Ago
Replies: 85
Views: 1,980
Posted By Erik van Straten
I think that the SL-lenses are outsourced. The...

I think that the SL-lenses are outsourced. The 50mm asph Summicron is certainly not.


Erik.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 4 Days Ago
Replies: 36
Views: 5,786
Posted By Erik van Straten
Interesting thread on the old Summiluxes...

Interesting thread on the old Summiluxes 50mm.

Erik.
Forum: Photography General Interest 4 Days Ago
Replies: 58
Views: 2,175
Posted By Erik van Straten
Yes, I can't help it. In some years I've shot...

Yes, I can't help it. In some years I've shot more than in others.


Erik.
Forum: Cameras in the Movies / TV / Media 4 Days Ago
Replies: 23
Views: 926
Posted By Erik van Straten
Maybe this movie will give a boost to photography...

Maybe this movie will give a boost to photography on film.

Erik.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 4 Days Ago
Replies: 7,429
Views: 3,788,095
Posted By Erik van Straten
Sure! Leica MP, TTH Cooke Amotal 2" f/2,...

Sure!

Leica MP, TTH Cooke Amotal 2" f/2, 400-2TMY/Adox MCC 110.

The lens is from 1948 and is optically descended from the Speed Panchro, a lens that was widely used on movie cameras.
...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 4 Days Ago
Replies: 576
Views: 145,134
Posted By Erik van Straten
Nikon S2, Nikkor-S.C 50mm f/1.4, 400-2TMY/Adox...

Nikon S2, Nikkor-S.C 50mm f/1.4, 400-2TMY/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

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Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 4 Days Ago
Replies: 7,429
Views: 3,788,095
Posted By Erik van Straten
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48538707291_fd...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48538707291_fd949fc701_n.jpg


https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48538705351_4f43700212_n.jpg


From both sides!


I will test it soon on vignetting.
Forum: Photography General Interest 4 Days Ago
Replies: 58
Views: 2,175
Posted By Erik van Straten
Since 1971 I shot 1.096 rolls of film, TriX,...

Since 1971 I shot 1.096 rolls of film, TriX, Tmax400 and 400-2TMY.

Just to compare.

Erik.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 5 Days Ago
Replies: 576
Views: 145,134
Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica M2, Elmar 35mm f/3.5 nickel uncoated,...

Leica M2, Elmar 35mm f/3.5 nickel uncoated, 400-2TMY/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48015769743_b4ef30c0ca_b.jpg
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 5 Days Ago
Replies: 576
Views: 145,134
Posted By Erik van Straten
Finally a landscape-format picture from you! And...

Finally a landscape-format picture from you! And what a landscape.


Erik.
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 5 Days Ago
Replies: 19
Views: 419
Posted By Erik van Straten
The same guy as above also does hammertone,...

The same guy as above also does hammertone, different kinds:




https://i.ebayimg.com/images/g/LZ8AAOSwPH9dJb~e/s-l1600.jpg


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Forum: Repair / Camera Care 5 Days Ago
Replies: 19
Views: 419
Posted By Erik van Straten
I like this one from that seller. Reminds me of...

I like this one from that seller. Reminds me of pre-washed jeans.

...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 5 Days Ago
Replies: 3,190
Views: 558,261
Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica M5, Summaron 35mm f/3.5, 400-2TMY/Adox MCC...

Leica M5, Summaron 35mm f/3.5, 400-2TMY/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48131691778_9327ab420c_b.jpg
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 6 Days Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 208
Posted By Erik van Straten
Wonderful grey IIIc, Montag! Do you have a...

Wonderful grey IIIc, Montag! Do you have a picture of its top?


Erik.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 6 Days Ago
Replies: 283
Views: 11,824
Posted By Erik van Straten
Is there any difference between the two,...

Is there any difference between the two, optically?


Erik.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 6 Days Ago
Replies: 283
Views: 11,824
Posted By Erik van Straten
That is already done, by Nikon themselves. Erik.

That is already done, by Nikon themselves.


Erik.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 6 Days Ago
Replies: 7,429
Views: 3,788,095
Posted By Erik van Straten
Thanks! This camera - not the lens or the shade -...

Thanks! This camera - not the lens or the shade - belonged to Inge Morath, a quite famous photographer, member of Magnum.



Erik.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 6 Days Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 191
Posted By Erik van Straten
Depends on the type enlarger you use. A light...

Depends on the type enlarger you use. A light point source enlarger reproduces every small scratch or irregularity on the negative. A diffusor enlarger (coldlight) or an enlarger with reflected light...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 6 Days Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 191
Posted By Erik van Straten
Before scanning, or printing, I wipe my negatives...

Before scanning, or printing, I wipe my negatives clean with a microfiber cloth. I have a professional double focal loupe that I keep on my head all the time to detect dust. I remove dust with a...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 6 Days Ago
Replies: 7,429
Views: 3,788,095
Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica M2 with remounted TTH Cooke Atomal 2" f/2...

Leica M2 with remounted TTH Cooke Atomal 2" f/2 lens and B+W Tulipan shade.

Erik.

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Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 6 Days Ago
Replies: 582
Views: 66,195
Posted By Erik van Straten
I found at our local photography shop - Foto...

I found at our local photography shop - Foto Fransen - a shade that fits my Taylor Taylor Hobson Amotal 2" f/2 lens and many others.

This thing is produced by B+W, designed by a maniac and made in...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 1 Week Ago
Replies: 283
Views: 11,824
Posted By Erik van Straten
The classic - if you mean original - version is...

The classic - if you mean original - version is not chrome, but aluminium. Only the small ring with the red dot on it is in chrome.


Erik.
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 1 Week Ago
Replies: 950
Views: 190,236
Posted By Erik van Straten
Thank you, Pan! Erik.

Thank you, Pan!


Erik.
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 1 Week Ago
Replies: 950
Views: 190,236
Posted By Erik van Straten
Nikon S2, Zeiss prewar Sonnar nickel/black, 50mm...

Nikon S2, Zeiss prewar Sonnar nickel/black, 50mm f/1.5, 400-2TMY/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48453628111_dec5dc7b31_b.jpg
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 1 Week Ago
Replies: 950
Views: 190,236
Posted By Erik van Straten
Nikon S2, Zeiss prewar Sonnar nickel/black, 50mm...

Nikon S2, Zeiss prewar Sonnar nickel/black, 50mm f/1.5, 400-2TMY/Adox MCC 110.


https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48515906697_c564554146_b.jpg
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 1 Week Ago
Replies: 950
Views: 190,236
Posted By Erik van Straten
Nikon S2, All Black Nikkor-S.C 50mm f/1.4,...

Nikon S2, All Black Nikkor-S.C 50mm f/1.4, 400-2TMY/Adox MCC 110.


https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48515597947_85b70b8dd6_b.jpg
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 1 Week Ago
Replies: 450
Views: 52,811
Posted By Erik van Straten
Nikkormat FTn, Nikkor H Auto 50mm f/2, TriX/Adox...

Nikkormat FTn, Nikkor H Auto 50mm f/2, TriX/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48484439171_8282845fd4_b.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 1 Week Ago
Replies: 213
Views: 33,001
Posted By Erik van Straten
Beautiful shot, Peter. Erik.

Beautiful shot, Peter.

Erik.
Forum: Optics Theory - 1 Week Ago
Replies: 1,867
Views: 1,734,000
Posted By Erik van Straten
Thank you, splitimageview. Leica M2, Summilux...

Thank you, splitimageview.

Leica M2, Summilux 35mm f/1.4 steel rim, 400-2TMY/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48011723772_2afdb1f125_b.jpg
Forum: Optics Theory - 1 Week Ago
Replies: 1,867
Views: 1,734,000
Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica M2, Summicron 50mm f/2 rigid, 400-2TMY/Adox...

Leica M2, Summicron 50mm f/2 rigid, 400-2TMY/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48015200906_ed263dd38b_b.jpg
Forum: Optics Theory - 1 Week Ago
Replies: 1,867
Views: 1,734,000
Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica M3, Summilux 50mm f/1.4 v1, 400-2TMY/Adox...

Leica M3, Summilux 50mm f/1.4 v1, 400-2TMY/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48015769448_57eac3c405_b.jpg
Forum: Optics Theory - 1 Week Ago
Replies: 1,867
Views: 1,734,000
Posted By Erik van Straten
Nikon S2, All Black Nikkor-S.C 50mm f/1.4,...

Nikon S2, All Black Nikkor-S.C 50mm f/1.4, 400-2TMY/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48506870611_5010b8b1bd_b.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 1 Week Ago
Replies: 213
Views: 33,001
Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica III, Elmar 50mm f/3.5, 400-2TMY/Adox MCC...

Leica III, Elmar 50mm f/3.5, 400-2TMY/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48144328287_d427ce5184_b.jpg
Forum: Photography General Interest 1 Week Ago
Replies: 240
Views: 6,503
Posted By Erik van Straten
In the past they had. It was not at all annoying,...

In the past they had. It was not at all annoying, better than what they do now with that "pro" thing.


Erik.
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 1 Week Ago
Replies: 950
Views: 190,236
Posted By Erik van Straten
Nikon S2, All-Black Nikkor-S.C 50mm f/1.4,...

Nikon S2, All-Black Nikkor-S.C 50mm f/1.4, 400-2TMY/Adox MCC 110. (shot and printed today)

Erik.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48506870611_5010b8b1bd_b.jpg
Forum: Optics Theory - 1 Week Ago
Replies: 1,867
Views: 1,734,000
Posted By Erik van Straten
Nikon S2, All black-Nikkor-S.C 50mm f/1.4,...

Nikon S2, All black-Nikkor-S.C 50mm f/1.4, 400-2TMY/Adox MCC 110. (shot and printed today)

Erik.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48506870611_5010b8b1bd_b.jpg
Forum: Photography General Interest 1 Week Ago
Replies: 240
Views: 6,503
Posted By Erik van Straten
Mmm. The difference will be the "Plus", I had the...

Mmm. The difference will be the "Plus", I had the normal Adblocker. Now I do not have it anymore, there is no difference. I think that after all those years the advertisers know that no money can be...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 1 Week Ago
Replies: 365
Views: 36,805
Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica II, Elmar 35mm f/3.5, Tmax400/Adox MCC...

Leica II, Elmar 35mm f/3.5, Tmax400/Adox MCC 110.

Sinapis arvensis (Brassica)

Erik.

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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 1 Week Ago
Replies: 935
Views: 149,439
Posted By Erik van Straten
A lakescape. (Lago di Bolsena) Leica M3,...

A lakescape.

(Lago di Bolsena)

Leica M3, Summilux 50mm f/1.4 v2, Tmax100/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

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Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 1 Week Ago
Replies: 950
Views: 190,236
Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica M3, Summilux 50mm f/1.4 v2, Tmax100/Adox...

Leica M3, Summilux 50mm f/1.4 v2, Tmax100/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48499332531_e2eca4215a_b.jpg
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 64
Views: 6,291
Posted By Erik van Straten
In my life I've never used any filters. Erik.

In my life I've never used any filters.


Erik.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 1 Week Ago
Replies: 935
Views: 149,439
Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica M3, Summilux 50mm f/1.4 v2, Tmax100/Adox...

Leica M3, Summilux 50mm f/1.4 v2, Tmax100/Adox MCC 110.

(Orvieto, Italy).

Erik.

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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 1 Week Ago
Replies: 494
Views: 44,700
Posted By Erik van Straten
Great shot, Peter! Erik.

Great shot, Peter!


Erik.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 1 Week Ago
Replies: 54
Views: 1,059
Posted By Erik van Straten
This is what I've said above. The end of the film...

This is what I've said above. The end of the film must go in first.


Erik.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 1 Week Ago
Replies: 54
Views: 1,059
Posted By Erik van Straten
I have been using Paterson since 1970. Although...

I have been using Paterson since 1970. Although 120 film is harder to load than 35mm, I can recommend Paterson. What is important, is that the reels are as dry as the Sahara. Practice with a piece...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 1 Week Ago
Replies: 54
Views: 1,059
Posted By Erik van Straten
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Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 1 Week Ago
Replies: 950
Views: 190,236
Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica II, Elmar 35mm f/3.5, Tmax400/Adox MCC...

Leica II, Elmar 35mm f/3.5, Tmax400/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

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Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 1 Week Ago
Replies: 950
Views: 190,236
Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica M3, Summilux 50mm f/1.4 v2, Tmax100/Adox...

Leica M3, Summilux 50mm f/1.4 v2, Tmax100/Adox MCC 110.

(Orvieto, Italy).

Erik.

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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 1 Week Ago
Replies: 494
Views: 44,700
Posted By Erik van Straten
Larry, do you know how your father made this...

Larry, do you know how your father made this shot?


Erik.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 1 Week Ago
Replies: 494
Views: 44,700
Posted By Erik van Straten
Great shots, Robert and Larry. Leica M3,...

Great shots, Robert and Larry.

Leica M3, Summilux 50mm f/1.4 v2, TriX/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

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Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 1 Week Ago
Replies: 283
Views: 11,824
Posted By Erik van Straten
How can a lens be boring? Is it not the...

How can a lens be boring? Is it not the photographer who has to let the lens live?


Erik.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 1 Week Ago
Replies: 494
Views: 44,700
Posted By Erik van Straten
Pan, Andreas, very nice work. Erik.

Pan, Andreas, very nice work.


Erik.
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 1 Week Ago
Replies: 950
Views: 190,236
Posted By Erik van Straten
Thank you, Pan! Erik.

Thank you, Pan!


Erik.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 1 Week Ago
Replies: 300
Views: 32,260
Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica MP, Summicron 50mm f/2 collapsible,...

Leica MP, Summicron 50mm f/2 collapsible, Tmax400/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48015412611_f3aa04d518_b.jpg
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 1 Week Ago
Replies: 54
Views: 1,059
Posted By Erik van Straten
I always do that, automatically. It is better...

I always do that, automatically. It is better than tapping the tank on the the work bench. Tapping means cracking the tank in the end.


Erik.
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 1 Week Ago
Replies: 950
Views: 190,236
Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica M3, Summicron 50mm f/2 v4, 400-2TMY/Adox...

Leica M3, Summicron 50mm f/2 v4, 400-2TMY/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48487765187_fb29d96c35_b.jpg
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 1 Week Ago
Replies: 54
Views: 1,059
Posted By Erik van Straten
With Paterson reels - I am using them since 1971...

With Paterson reels - I am using them since 1971 - it is good to start inserting the film with the end of the roll, not with the beginning. The "natural" curl of the film is stronger at the end. Just...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 1 Week Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 315
Posted By Erik van Straten
If I remember well the tab is fixed by one or two...

If I remember well the tab is fixed by one or two screws. Just tighten firmly. The lens must be completely dismantled. I remember that the location of the screws is a puzzle.


Erik.
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 1 Week Ago
Replies: 154
Views: 17,113
Posted By Erik van Straten
Steve, nice shot, but are the dark corners at the...

Steve, nice shot, but are the dark corners at the bottom vignetting? Desired? At wich f-stop did you take the picture? Thanks!


Erik.
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 1 Week Ago
Replies: 950
Views: 190,236
Posted By Erik van Straten
Nikkormat FTn, Nikkor H Auto 50mm f/2, TriX/Adox...

Nikkormat FTn, Nikkor H Auto 50mm f/2, TriX/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

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Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 1 Week Ago
Replies: 13
Views: 488
Posted By Erik van Straten
Also it is clear that no pickling with acid was...

Also it is clear that no pickling with acid was done to blacken the brass before the painting. This procedure caused after some time the famous "bubbling" of the paint.

Leitz changed this procedure...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 1 Week Ago
Replies: 13
Views: 488
Posted By Erik van Straten
The serial number is not from a black M3. It is...

The serial number is not from a black M3.

It is clearly a repaint, nicely done.

Erik.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 1 Week Ago
Replies: 3,190
Views: 558,261
Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica M3, Summilux 50mm f/1.4 v2, TriX/Adox MCC...

Leica M3, Summilux 50mm f/1.4 v2, TriX/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48476742992_b6d3d1332c_b.jpg
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 1 Week Ago
Replies: 950
Views: 190,236
Posted By Erik van Straten
Thank you, PRJ! Leica M3, Summilux 50mm f/1.4...

Thank you, PRJ!

Leica M3, Summilux 50mm f/1.4 v2, TriX/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48476742992_b6d3d1332c_b.jpg
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 1 Week Ago
Replies: 950
Views: 190,236
Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica M2, Summicron 50mm f/2 collapsible,...

Leica M2, Summicron 50mm f/2 collapsible, Tmax400/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48476245527_3fe6f9467a_b.jpg
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 1 Week Ago
Replies: 283
Views: 11,824
Posted By Erik van Straten
In the not so far future everything will be made...

In the not so far future everything will be made in China if we like it or not.


Erik.
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 1 Week Ago
Replies: 950
Views: 190,236
Posted By Erik van Straten
Looks like a decent set! I hope you'll find the...

Looks like a decent set! I hope you'll find the time to make some more prints.

Developer: it is better to buy small bottles so that if the bottle is only partly used it is not a disaster.

You can...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 1 Week Ago
Replies: 950
Views: 190,236
Posted By Erik van Straten
O yes, I remember, but it has been quite some...

O yes, I remember, but it has been quite some time! I'm getting old. I'm sorry.

What enlarger do you use? What kind of paper?

Erik.
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 1 Week Ago
Replies: 950
Views: 190,236
Posted By Erik van Straten
I didn't know that you print! It is difficult to...

I didn't know that you print!

It is difficult to scan prints. Much easier to scan a negative.


Erik.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 1 Week Ago
Replies: 300
Views: 32,260
Posted By Erik van Straten
Nikon S2, Zeiss Sonnar 50mm f/1.5 prewar...

Nikon S2, Zeiss Sonnar 50mm f/1.5 prewar uncoated, 400-2TMY/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48452784871_d0d030231f_b.jpg
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 1 Week Ago
Replies: 950
Views: 190,236
Posted By Erik van Straten
Portrait of the artist as a young man. Leica M3,...

Portrait of the artist as a young man.

Leica M3, Summicron 50mm f/2 rigid, Trix/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48471288816_9e55dbe163_b.jpg
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 1 Week Ago
Replies: 950
Views: 190,236
Posted By Erik van Straten
Very interesting, Pan, can you show it...

Very interesting, Pan, can you show it bigger?


Leica M3, Summilux 50mm f/1.4 v2, PlusX/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48467990551_90849931e2_b.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 962
Views: 188,902
Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica M3, Summilux 50mm f/1.4 v2, TriX/Adox MCC...

Leica M3, Summilux 50mm f/1.4 v2, TriX/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48458478587_7f46d01cd8_b.jpg
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 950
Views: 190,236
Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica M3, Summilux 50mm f/1.4 v2, TriX/Adox MCC...

Leica M3, Summilux 50mm f/1.4 v2, TriX/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48458478587_7f46d01cd8_b.jpg
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 25
Views: 7,560
Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica II, Hektor 50mm f/2.5, Tmax400/Adox MCC...

Leica II, Hektor 50mm f/2.5, Tmax400/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48010312127_b85ec0251a_b.jpg
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 25
Views: 7,560
Posted By Erik van Straten
The Hektor is a much underrated lens. Leica II,...

The Hektor is a much underrated lens.

Leica II, Hektor 50mm f/2.5, Tmax400/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

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Forum: Repair / Camera Care 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 232
Posted By Erik van Straten
I think any kind of glue is good, three very...

I think any kind of glue is good, three very small drops evenly spaced. Clean the spots were you put the glue first with gasoline.

Erik.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 25
Views: 7,560
Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica II, Hektor 50mm f/2.5, Tmax400/Adox MCC...

Leica II, Hektor 50mm f/2.5, Tmax400/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48015769673_f6145f79a0_b.jpg
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 283
Views: 11,824
Posted By Erik van Straten
Raid is right. This lens will never have a...

Raid is right. This lens will never have a cult-status, except maybe over 50 years.


I never understood why Cosina did not made such a lens. The Color Skopar 50mm f/2.5 very much looks like it and...
Forum: Optics Theory - 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 33
Views: 1,588
Posted By Erik van Straten
I'm sure the buyer was Chinese, most probably...

I'm sure the buyer was Chinese, most probably from Hong Kong.

A truly rare lens, I've never seen it before.

Erik.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 201
Views: 14,414
Posted By Erik van Straten
Thank you, Pan! I only saw that it was a man...

Thank you, Pan!

I only saw that it was a man when I printed the photo.

Erik.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 201
Views: 14,414
Posted By Erik van Straten
Thank you, Andreas, beautiful flower-shot! Nikon...

Thank you, Andreas, beautiful flower-shot!

Nikon S2, Zeiss Sonnar 50mm f/1.5 prewar uncoated, 400-2TMY/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48453628111_dec5dc7b31_b.jpg
Forum: Zeiss Contax 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 161
Views: 34,298
Posted By Erik van Straten
Nikon S2, Zeiss Sonnar 50mm f/1.5 (nickel,...

Nikon S2, Zeiss Sonnar 50mm f/1.5 (nickel, prewar, uncoated), 400-2TMY/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.


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Forum: Optics Theory - 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 33
Views: 1,588
Posted By Erik van Straten
ca. EUR 14.627,89. Congratulations! Erik.

ca. EUR 14.627,89. Congratulations!


Erik.
Forum: Optics Theory - 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 33
Views: 1,588
Posted By Erik van Straten
Nikon S2, Zeiss Sonnar 50mm f/1.5 (prewar...

Nikon S2, Zeiss Sonnar 50mm f/1.5 (prewar uncoated), 400-2TMY/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48452784871_d0d030231f_b.jpg
Forum: Optics Theory - 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 33
Views: 1,588
Posted By Erik van Straten
Yes, we are following it with great interest....

Yes, we are following it with great interest. Unfortunately the price is (far) too high for me. But what a beauty!


Erik.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 653
Views: 84,708
Posted By Erik van Straten
Nikon S2, prewar (uncoated) Zeiss Sonnar 50mm...

Nikon S2, prewar (uncoated) Zeiss Sonnar 50mm f/1.5 No.1628901, 400-2TMY/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48449494441_a6dde0af36_b.jpg
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 950
Views: 190,236
Posted By Erik van Straten
Nikon S2, prewar (uncoated) Zeiss Sonnar 50mm...

Nikon S2, prewar (uncoated) Zeiss Sonnar 50mm f/1.5 No.1628901, 400-2TMY, Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48452784871_d0d030231f_b.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 201
Views: 14,414
Posted By Erik van Straten
Andreas, this one is for you, shot and printed...

Andreas, this one is for you, shot and printed today.

Nikon S2, prewar (uncoated) Zeiss Sonnar 50mm f/1.5 No.1628901, 400-2TMY, Adox MCC...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 201
Views: 14,414
Posted By Erik van Straten
With haze, it is always difficult. The Summaron...

With haze, it is always difficult. The Summaron 35mm f/3.5 from Leitz also suffers from it, but that is easy to remove. After some time however, it is again there.

Steve, thank you for your...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 201
Views: 14,414
Posted By Erik van Straten
Personally I have no experience with the...

Personally I have no experience with the Serenars, but what I know is that Canon used some chemical ingredient in the glass that causes haze.

The 50mm f/1.2 suffers from this too, unfortunately,...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 201
Views: 14,414
Posted By Erik van Straten
Very nice flower shot! You mean for the 35mm...

Very nice flower shot!

You mean for the 35mm reflex cameras, for the rangefinders there are more, such as Jupiters, Nikkors, Serenars and Voigtländers.

Main problem seems to be the focus shift....
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 154
Views: 17,113
Posted By Erik van Straten
Neither have I. Erik.

Neither have I.


Erik.
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 950
Views: 190,236
Posted By Erik van Straten
Hallo Peter, Thank you! I explained it...

Hallo Peter,


Thank you!

I explained it somewere on RFf. The problem was my ad blocker. I got rid of it and since then the Flickr works flawless.

That shot I made this afternoon. The heat is...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 201
Views: 14,414
Posted By Erik van Straten
Great pictures from Steve and Andreas! Nikon S2,...

Great pictures from Steve and Andreas!

Nikon S2, Nikkor-S.C 50mm f/1.4, 400-2TMY/Adox MCC 110.

The old Nikkor is also a...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 950
Views: 190,236
Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica M3, Summar 50mm f/2, 400-2TMY/Adox MCC...

Leica M3, Summar 50mm f/2, 400-2TMY/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48434823281_b872b240d9_b.jpg
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 950
Views: 190,236
Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica MP, Cooke Amotal 2 inch f/2, 400-2TMY/Adox...

Leica MP, Cooke Amotal 2 inch f/2, 400-2TMY/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48015845147_8126d0a05d_b.jpg
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 1,560
Views: 99,416
Posted By Erik van Straten
Nikkormat FTn, Nikkor H Auto 50mm f/2, TriX/Adox...

Nikkormat FTn, Nikkor H Auto 50mm f/2, TriX/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48403486311_d8be7bd06f_b.jpg
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 399
Views: 55,851
Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica IA, Elmar 50mm f/3.5, 400-2TMY/Adox MCC...

Leica IA, Elmar 50mm f/3.5, 400-2TMY/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48424779982_7e1547fe97_b.jpg
Forum: Nikon Historical Society 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 54
Views: 1,874
Posted By Erik van Straten
The original "All black Nikkor" 50mm f/1.4 from...

The original "All black Nikkor" 50mm f/1.4 from 1953 (see above) only weights 116 grams = 4.0917107583772 ounce.


Erik.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 277
Views: 37,706
Posted By Erik van Straten
Nikkormat FTn, Nikkor H Auto 50mm f/2, TriX/Adox...

Nikkormat FTn, Nikkor H Auto 50mm f/2, TriX/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48426656226_4607d41f75_b.jpg
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 950
Views: 190,236
Posted By Erik van Straten
Nikkormat FTn, Nikkor H Auto 50mm f/2, TriX/Adox...

Nikkormat FTn, Nikkor H Auto 50mm f/2, TriX/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48426656226_4607d41f75_b.jpg
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 576
Views: 145,134
Posted By Erik van Straten
Nikkormat FTn, Nikkor H Auto 50mm f/2, TriX/Adox...

Nikkormat FTn, Nikkor H Auto 50mm f/2, TriX/Adox MCC 110.


Erik.


https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48426656226_4607d41f75_b.jpg
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 576
Views: 145,134
Posted By Erik van Straten
My dream car, Jaguar E-type. Beautiful! Erik.

My dream car, Jaguar E-type. Beautiful!


Erik.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 1,079
Views: 234,417
Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica IA, Elmar 50mm f/3.5, 400-2TMY/Adox MCC...

Leica IA, Elmar 50mm f/3.5, 400-2TMY/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48424779982_7e1547fe97_b.jpg
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 20
Views: 703
Posted By Erik van Straten
If the lower crossbar fits exactly into the hole...

If the lower crossbar fits exactly into the hole on the left, then this is a handy solution, but if the hole is too large, the structure is not stable I think.


Erik.
Forum: Photography General Interest 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 244
Views: 12,305
Posted By Erik van Straten
I can't choose between M2, M3 and S2. Must be...

I can't choose between M2, M3 and S2. Must be black paint above all.


Erik.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 653
Views: 84,708
Posted By Erik van Straten
Nikon S2, Nikkor-S.C 50mm f/1.4, 400-2TMY/Adox...

Nikon S2, Nikkor-S.C 50mm f/1.4, 400-2TMY/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48414515466_72de494152_b.jpg
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 283
Views: 11,824
Posted By Erik van Straten
Incredible! Beautiful performance. Erik.

Incredible! Beautiful performance.


Erik.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 450
Views: 52,811
Posted By Erik van Straten
Nikkormat FTn, Nikkor H Auto 50mm f/2, TriX/Adox...

Nikkormat FTn, Nikkor H Auto 50mm f/2, TriX/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48412396906_8686839caf_b.jpg


https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48403486311_d8be7bd06f_b.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 962
Views: 188,902
Posted By Erik van Straten
Nikkormat FTn, Nikkor H Auto 50mm f/2, TriX/Adox...

Nikkormat FTn, Nikkor H Auto 50mm f/2, TriX/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48412396906_8686839caf_b.jpg
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 950
Views: 190,236
Posted By Erik van Straten
Nikkormat FTn, Nikkor H Auto 50mm f/2, TriX/Adox...

Nikkormat FTn, Nikkor H Auto 50mm f/2, TriX/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48412396906_8686839caf_b.jpg
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 950
Views: 190,236
Posted By Erik van Straten
Nikon S2, Nikkor-S.C 50mm f/1.4, 400-2TMY/Adox...

Nikon S2, Nikkor-S.C 50mm f/1.4, 400-2TMY/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48414515466_72de494152_b.jpg
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 552
Posted By Erik van Straten
No, it is Woods metal. See the LTM thread. Erik.

No, it is Woods metal. See the LTM thread.


Erik.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 552
Posted By Erik van Straten
Well, I did this myself a couple of years ago, a...

Well, I did this myself a couple of years ago, a black paint IIIc. The parts were left-overs from Leitz Canada.


Erik.


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Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 552
Posted By Erik van Straten
What makes you so sure? There are some strange...

What makes you so sure?


There are some strange things on this camera. It can be constructed recently, but with original parts. It is practically impossible to repaint a black camera with Woods...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 24
Views: 1,404
Posted By Erik van Straten
I really had trouble when I was looking for a...

I really had trouble when I was looking for a timer as my old one stopped working. My old one was a Hauck Electronic. It must have been from before 1990 because there is "Made in Western Germany" on...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 950
Views: 190,236
Posted By Erik van Straten
Nikkormat FTn, Nikkor H Auto 50mm f/2, TriX/Adox...

Nikkormat FTn, Nikkor H Auto 50mm f/2, TriX/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48403486311_d8be7bd06f_b.jpg
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 950
Views: 190,236
Posted By Erik van Straten
Thank you, Pan, I hope you like this one...

Thank you, Pan, I hope you like this one too.

Nikon S2, Nikkor-S.C 50mm f/1.4, 400-2TMY/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48413194917_16ed95991b_b.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 653
Views: 84,708
Posted By Erik van Straten
Nikon S2, Nikkor-S.C 50mm f/1.4, 400-2TMY/Adox...

Nikon S2, Nikkor-S.C 50mm f/1.4, 400-2TMY/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

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I love scenes like this. Fits somehow very well...

I love scenes like this. Fits somehow very well with your shots from Poland.


Erik.
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Pan, can it be that I've seen the above picture...

Pan, can it be that I've seen the above picture quite some time ago? It is as if it is etched in my memory. Absolutely fantastic.


Erik.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 3 Weeks Ago
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Views: 494
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The Summilux 50mm f/1.4 v1 (serial numbers...

The Summilux 50mm f/1.4 v1 (serial numbers 16XXXXX-17XXXXX) is very good, better than v2: no barrel distortion. But it goes not closer than 1m and is much bulkier than any 50mm Summicron.

Leica M3,...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 3 Weeks Ago
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Yes, and it difficult to remove the haze. Inside...

Yes, and it difficult to remove the haze. Inside the lenses Leitz often used a soft coating.


Erik.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 283
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Incredible! I never thought that different lenses...

Incredible! I never thought that different lenses can be so close.

The original lens is a tiny little bit softer. Look at the dark parts of the teapot in the last picture.

Thank you Kevin for...
Forum: Photography General Interest 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 50
Views: 1,130
Posted By Erik van Straten
Just imitate the photographers or photographs you...

Just imitate the photographers or photographs you like. The results will be always different.


Erik.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 3 Weeks Ago
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Nikon S2, Nikkor-S 50mm f/1.4 No.414866 @ f/2,...

Nikon S2, Nikkor-S 50mm f/1.4 No.414866 @ f/2, Tmax400/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 653
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Andreas, can you read that "menu"? Great shot,...

Andreas, can you read that "menu"? Great shot, btw.

Japan is a messier country than I thought.

Erik.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 3 Weeks Ago
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Andreas, is that a cafe? You can't see that from...

Andreas, is that a cafe? You can't see that from outside.

Leica M3, Summicron 50mm f/2 v4, 400-2TMY/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 3 Weeks Ago
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Views: 15,595
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Leica M3, Summilux 50mm f/1.4 v2, TriX/Adox MCC...

Leica M3, Summilux 50mm f/1.4 v2, TriX/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

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Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 283
Views: 11,824
Posted By Erik van Straten
Yes, they are rare because the glass is...

Yes, they are rare because the glass is unavailable. Particulary in Germany the environmental legislation is extremely strict. In the sixties Leitz produced its own glass, but those times are long...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 616
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Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica M2, Summar 50mm f/2, 400-2TMY/Adox MCC...

Leica M2, Summar 50mm f/2, 400-2TMY/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 3 Weeks Ago
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Leica M2, Summilux 35mm f/1.4 steel rim,...

Leica M2, Summilux 35mm f/1.4 steel rim, 400-2TMY/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

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Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 283
Views: 11,824
Posted By Erik van Straten
I think that it is rather naïve to expect the...

I think that it is rather naïve to expect the same rendering from this copied lens. The original lens is made from rather exotic kinds of glass that are unavailable today because the production is...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 616
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Posted By Erik van Straten
This picture is from 1979. ...

This picture is from 1979.

Erik.


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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 3 Weeks Ago
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Views: 84,708
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Leica M3, Summilux 50mm f/1.4 v1, 400-2TMY/Adox...

Leica M3, Summilux 50mm f/1.4 v1, 400-2TMY/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 616
Views: 15,595
Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica M2, Summilux 35mm f/1.4 steel rim,...

Leica M2, Summilux 35mm f/1.4 steel rim, 400-2TMY/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 653
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Leica M2, Color Skopar 50mm f/2.5, 400-2TMY/Adox...

Leica M2, Color Skopar 50mm f/2.5, 400-2TMY/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 3 Weeks Ago
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Leica M3, Color Skopar 50mm f/2.5, 400-2TMY/Adox...

Leica M3, Color Skopar 50mm f/2.5, 400-2TMY/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 3 Weeks Ago
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Leica M3, Summilux 50mm f/1.4 v2, PlusX/Adox MCC...

Leica M3, Summilux 50mm f/1.4 v2, PlusX/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 616
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Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica M3, Summicron 50mm f/2 rigid, TriX/Adox MCC...

Leica M3, Summicron 50mm f/2 rigid, TriX/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 616
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Leica M3, Summar 50mm f/2, 400-2TMY/Adox MCC...

Leica M3, Summar 50mm f/2, 400-2TMY/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

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Forum: Nikon RF 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 10
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Posted By Erik van Straten
I am sorry, the 50mm lenses have no focusing...

I am sorry, the 50mm lenses have no focusing mechanism. They simply click into the focusing mechanism that is built into the camera.

There are two exeptions AFAIK: the S Nokton 50mm f/1.5 and the S...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 65
Views: 2,443
Posted By Erik van Straten
Thank you, Pan, it is the old Hotel New York in...

Thank you, Pan, it is the old Hotel New York in the port of Rotterdam.

Nice to lunch there.

Erik.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 65
Views: 2,443
Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica MP, Elmar nickel 35mm f/3.5, 400TMY/Adox...

Leica MP, Elmar nickel 35mm f/3.5, 400TMY/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

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Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 512
Posted By Erik van Straten
Brilliant work! I'm so happy that it...

Brilliant work! I'm so happy that it survived.


Erik.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 12
Views: 865
Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica M3, Summilux 50mm f/1.4 v2, TriX/Adox MCC...

Leica M3, Summilux 50mm f/1.4 v2, TriX/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

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Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 283
Views: 11,824
Posted By Erik van Straten
Personally I prefer the Summaron 35mm f/3.5. More...

Personally I prefer the Summaron 35mm f/3.5. More even performance over the whole image. The Summaron f/2.8 has weak corners.
The Summicron 35mm f/2 (8 elements) is very good, but flares easily in...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 65
Views: 2,443
Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica M3, Summicron 50mm f/2 rigid, 400-2TMY/Adox...

Leica M3, Summicron 50mm f/2 rigid, 400-2TMY/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

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Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 283
Views: 11,824
Posted By Erik van Straten
That is something that we all want to...

That is something that we all want to know.


Erik.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 65
Views: 2,443
Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica M2, Color Skopar 50mm f/2.5, 400-2TMY/Adox...

Leica M2, Color Skopar 50mm f/2.5, 400-2TMY/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

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Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 283
Views: 11,824
Posted By Erik van Straten
Mechanically the original Leitz lens is...

Mechanically the original Leitz lens is excellent. I have two of them, a goggled one and a normal one. It has the same quality as the Summaron-M 35mm f/2.8, maybe even better.

My only complaint is...
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Leica M3, Summicron 50mm f/2 rigid, HP5/Adox MCC...

Leica M3, Summicron 50mm f/2 rigid, HP5/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

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Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 283
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Posted By Erik van Straten
It is nice that the Japanese Rayquall LTM to M...

It is nice that the Japanese Rayquall LTM to M adapters are again available in black.


LTM lenses are always better because they can be used on both the screw mount Leicas and the M.



Erik.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 3 Weeks Ago
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Posted By Erik van Straten
Nikkormat FTn, Nikkor H Auto 50mm f/2, TriX/Adox...

Nikkormat FTn, Nikkor H Auto 50mm f/2, TriX/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

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Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 283
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Posted By Erik van Straten
I wrote "50mm f/2", but it must be 35mm f/2, of...

I wrote "50mm f/2", but it must be 35mm f/2, of course.


Erik.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 283
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Posted By Erik van Straten
The original Summicron 35mm f/2 v1 was not made...

The original Summicron 35mm f/2 v1 was not made in black paint, only in black chrome. These black 35's are very rare and expensive.


Erik.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 241
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Posted By Erik van Straten
Unfortunately it is a long time ago that I was in...

Unfortunately it is a long time ago that I was in Vienna. I remember those museums almost extinct, but I am afraid they are now first rate tourist attractions just like all the other world famous...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 241
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Posted By Erik van Straten
Yes, I know that museum, with all those...

Yes, I know that museum, with all those Kuscheltiere (stuffed animals). Very nice, but I prefer the Kunsthistorisches Museum. Absolutely wonderful! My favorite painting there is the St. Sebastian by...
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Leica M2, Color Skopar 50mm f/2.5, 400-2TMY/Adox...

Leica M2, Color Skopar 50mm f/2.5, 400-2TMY/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 241
Views: 12,836
Posted By Erik van Straten
Thank you, Andreas ... Wunderschöner...

Thank you, Andreas ...


Wunderschöner Sezessionsbau!


Erik.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 283
Views: 11,824
Posted By Erik van Straten
The shots are made with the lens wide open, you...

The shots are made with the lens wide open, you can see that from the bokeh. Maybe f/2.4 is the "T" (true) opening.

The shots are technically very good in my opinion. How much is this lens? I want...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 241
Views: 12,836
Posted By Erik van Straten
Great shot, Andreas! Leica M3, Elmar-M 50mm...

Great shot, Andreas!

Leica M3, Elmar-M 50mm f/2.8, Tmax400/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 241
Views: 12,836
Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica MP, Summicron 50mm f/2 collapsible,...

Leica MP, Summicron 50mm f/2 collapsible, Tmax400/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 241
Views: 12,836
Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica III, Color Skopar 50mm f/2.5, 400-2TMY/Adox...

Leica III, Color Skopar 50mm f/2.5, 400-2TMY/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 241
Views: 12,836
Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica M5, Summilux 35mm f/1.4 steel rim,...

Leica M5, Summilux 35mm f/1.4 steel rim, 400-2TMY/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

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Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 110
Views: 3,660
Posted By Erik van Straten
In the end film is much more fun. Who has one of...

In the end film is much more fun. Who has one of these?


Erik.


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Forum: Photography General Interest 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 23
Views: 711
Posted By Erik van Straten
Non-photogenic subjects are the best subjects for...

Non-photogenic subjects are the best subjects for photography.

Leica III, Elmar 50mm f/3.5 uncoated, 400-2TMY, printed on Adox MCC...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 616
Views: 15,595
Posted By Erik van Straten
Thanks Pan! Erik.

Thanks Pan!


Erik.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 3 Weeks Ago
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Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica M5, Nokton 50mm f/1.1, 400-2TMY, printed on...

Leica M5, Nokton 50mm f/1.1, 400-2TMY, printed on Adox MCC 110.

My mom again.

Erik.

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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 616
Views: 15,595
Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica M2, Summicron 50mm f/2 rigid, 400-2TMY,...

Leica M2, Summicron 50mm f/2 rigid, 400-2TMY, printed on Adox MCC 110.

My mom, still with us.

Erik.

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Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 95
Views: 2,857
Posted By Erik van Straten
Fantastic shot, Jeffo. I hope everything will...

Fantastic shot, Jeffo.


I hope everything will turn out right in HK.



Erik.
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