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  • jdlaing%s's Photo
    jdlaing has started Railroad Terminal in Architecture.
    Temple, Texas M-240 VC 15mm III
  • andybarton%s's Photo
    andybarton has started Vespa shadows in Street Photography.
    From the apartment window in Rome last weekend   [attachment=412369:Shadows.jpg]
  • andybarton%s's Photo
    andybarton has started A balloon with a view in Landscape & Travel.
    San Gimignano, Tuscany   [attachment=412365:Balloon.jpg]
  • andybarton%s's Photo
    andybarton has started View from the breakfast table - San Gimignano, Tuscany in Landscape & Travel.
    Have just got back from a superb week staying in a superb agriturismo.   Went out hunting cypress trees, only to realise that they were outside the window of the breakfast room all along. Oh w...
    • andybarton

      [attachment=412363:Sunrise.jpg]

  • Silverarrow%s's Photo
    Silverarrow has started Wasserstelle in der Stadt in Street Fotografie.
    die "Kundschaft" blieb leider aus. Ob's daran lag, das jemand auf der Lauer lag ?    
  • Pecole%s's Photo
    Pecole has started Joint fate... in Nature & Wildlife.
    ...in the swimming pool. Happened this morning. Wind combined with high temperature?   [attachment=412339:Joint fate...in the swimming pool (4).jpg]  [attachment=412340:Joint fate...in th...
  • SvenM10%s's Photo
    SvenM10 has started Protecting files from deleting. in Leica M10 FAQ.
    Is it possible to protect files from deleting on the M10. It is possible on the type 240, but I can't find out to do this on my new M10.
  • poseidon%s's Photo
    poseidon has started Neue Versionen von Adobe in Digitale Nachbearbeitung.
    Hi, PS CC 2018 und LR CC sind seit wenigen Tagen Online. Ich sehe es so, das die Kauflizenz von LR wohl in Kürze verschwinden wird, oder seht Ihr das anders???     Wollte mal hören was Ih...
    • digiuser_re-reloaded

       

      Wollte mal hören was Ihr so alles an Schwierigkeiten nach der Neuinstallation festgestellt habt?

      Zum Beispiel sind fast alle Plug Ins erst mal wieder weg, usw....

       

       

      Beim Mac wird der alte Plug In Ordner in PS nicht mit deinstalliert und findet sich im Programmverzeichnis unter dem alten Programmnamen. Einfach die Plug Ins in das neue Plug In Verzeichnis kopieren und dann das alte löschen. Neues Programm starten und die Plug Ins sind wieder da.

    • elmars

      Ich habe zu LR Classic eine Frage: Was kann diese Software mehr als LR 6.10? Welchen Grund gibt es, sie zu installieren? Oder ist das nur eine neue Basissoftware für weitere Updates? Dann wäre sie wohl lediglich ein Ersatz für LR 6.

      Gruß
      leiceria


      Es gibt farb- bzw. helligkeitsgesteuerte Retusche, was eine wesentliche Verbesserung für diese Werkzeuge darstellt. Außerdem einen (Anti-) Dunstfilter. Außerdem ist das Programm wesentlich schneller (Import, Wechsel zwischen den Modulen und den Bildern). Am wichtigsten ist aber vielleicht, dass es für künfige Kameras keine Profile mehr geben wird.

  • Perspektivenwechsel%s's Photo
    Perspektivenwechsel has started Ruhr-Viadukt in Landschaft & Reise.
    [attachment=412323:L1002023 b.jpg]
    • Perspektivenwechsel

      [attachment=412324:L1002070 bb.jpg]

  • cpclee%s's Photo
    cpclee has started 75 Summicron AA corner degradation in Leica M Lenses.
    I'm finding that at f2.0, the four corners of my copy of this lens perform more unevenly than I would have pictured.  This is true if my subject is near (say at 1.5m ) or far (infinity)....
    • cpclee

      Yes I read that blog too which is why I’m not jumping to conclusions yet that anything is outside of tolerance. If you click on the fredmiranda.com link, someone actually talks about trying to find a perfect copy of a Zeiss Batis but ending up realizing that there is no perfect copy.

      Roger Cicala of Lens Rentals wrote a blog on lens testing on an optical bench with various adapters. He found that even the best quality manufacturers' adapters, OEM etc, caused very noticeable and asymmetric deterioration of lens MTF's. I wonder if what you are seeing is caused by the adapters. 
       
      Wilson

    • cpclee

      I’ll post more in the morning. But understand that the test I employed above is actually easier to conduct and more conclusive than trying to shoot a flat target that covers the whole frame. In the latter kind of test, trying to make sure the sensor plane is completely parallel to the target is almost impossible and that introduces even more uncontrollable factors.

      Field curvature is a factor but in theory it affects all corners equally. What we are looking for isn’t how sharp the four corners are but how different are they from each other.

      I would not compare different shots. Too many variables then including field curvature which is significant at f/2. Posting one single shot (a raw file preferably) could help us to help you eventually.

  • Waleke%s's Photo
    Waleke has started /\/\/\ in Street Fotografie.
    . . .  
    • 0-Typ

      Welcher Leica Store ?

       

      Nürnberg. Wenn mich nicht alles täuscht, dann ist das der Trödelmarkt. Von da aus sind es ca 500m zur Oberen Wörthstrasse.

    • Waleke

      Echt? Wusste ich nicht , seit wann? Ich kenne nur in Fürth.

  • leitna%s's Photo
    leitna has started Elektronischer Sucher Olympus an der für M240 in Leica M (Typ 240 / 262).
    Hallo,   ganz in meiner Nähe verkauft jemand einen elektronischen Sucher der Marke Olympus, der ja auch an der Leica M240 verwendet werden.   Ich kenne das Ding nur aus dem Internet, ich...
    • mapi65

      Eindeutig ja, da Du die Möglichkeit der Einblendung des Histogramms ins Sucherfeld hast. Dem Grunde nach stellt sich der Inhalt des EVF identisch mit der Ansicht und den damit verbundenen Möglichkeiten des Liveview über den Monitor der Kamera dar.

       

      Um sofort erkennen zu können ob die Belichtung passt, hat der EVF klar einen Vorteil. 

    • hanskb

      ist er auch zur Beurteilung der richtigen Belichtung von Vorteil ?

       

      Da reicht für mich die Qualität des EVF nicht. Klar, man sieht, ob es heller oder dunkler wird, aber danach würde ich nicht die exakte Belichtung bestimmen. Auch ich nutze ihn zumeist bei ungünstigen Bodenpositionen oder beim filmen.

  • schaffi%s's Photo
    schaffi has started Zentralfriedhof in Menschen.
    .  
    • mumu

      Ich seh nix.


      ??

    • pop

      ??

      Schaffi hat das Bild nachgeliefert, noch während X2_Neuling das Fehlen kommentierte.

  • schaffi%s's Photo
    schaffi has started Am Hochstrahlbrunnen in Menschen.
    .  
    • becker

      am Plastikhaar ? 

    • monsieur nobs

      am Histogramm!

  • schaffi%s's Photo
    schaffi has started Zum scharfen Rene in Menschen.
    .  
    • mumu

      Offensichtlich kommen gleich alle drei Damen vom "Scharfen Rene", wundervoll! :D

  • Trennhüpfer%s's Photo
    Trennhüpfer has started Lago Bianco in Landschaft & Reise.
    Herbststimmung am Lago Bianco auf dem Berninapass ... ... Ruhe und Erholung pur ...   [attachment=412274:L1000902 Lago Bianco.jpg] M9 + Elmarit 2,8/28mm
  • mein Lieblingsfotograf%s's Photo
    mein Lieblingsfotograf has started am bajonett in Menschen.
    .
    • Talker

      Die Gruppe ist "außer Tritt" ( heißt das so ? ich habe nicht gedient). Dann dachte ich die halten sich die Krawatte fest, nein es soll wohl "die Hand aufs Herz" sein, den Magen eingeschlossen.
      Manches von diesen offziellen Empfängen ringt mir dann schon mal ein Lachen ab....auch wenn ich schon mit Begeisterung so eine Wachablösung oder die Geburtstagsparade der Queen in London bewundert habe. :-))

    • mein Lieblingsfotograf

      am fingerln

  • Stig B-M%s's Photo
    Stig B-M has started Telyt 6.8 400mm question in Leica R System.
    I have just received a Telyt 6.8 400mm. I have one question.   What is the spring loaded ring on the rear part of the lens good for?    When pulled towards me, it opens for a cut hal...
    • jaapv

      IIRC Series 7 filter

  • B. Lichter%s's Photo
    B. Lichter has started DxO OpticsPro 11 in Digitalforum.
    Für umme: http://www.dxo.com/us/practicalphotography
  • Lisa%s's Photo
    Lisa has started No controls for ISO, WB or custom menu in Leica D-Lux / Digilux / V-Lux.
    I have a Lecia DLUX 6 Type 109 and it has no controls for adjusting ISO, WB or customizing the QM. When I press the ISO and WB buttons nothing happens. I also get nothing when I press the F button...
  • erl%s's Photo
    erl has started Barnack Challenge #33: "Seen Through" in Film Forum.
    As the winner of the last round (Look up! Look Up!) it is my great pleasure to set the theme for the next Barnack Challenge. So for the Barnack Challenge #33 I have chosen the theme "Seen Through"...
  • erl%s's Photo
    erl has started Barnack Challenge #33: "Seen Through" in Leica Collectors & Historica.
    As the winner of the last round (Look up! Look Up!) it is my great pleasure to set the theme for the next Barnack Challenge. So for the Barnack Challenge #33 I have chosen the theme "Seen Through"...
  • erl%s's Photo
    erl has started Barnack Challenge #33: "Seen Through" in Events & Member Meetings.
    As the winner of the last round (Look up! Look Up!) it is my great pleasure to set the theme for the next Barnack Challenge. So for the Barnack Challenge #33 I have chosen the theme "Seen Through"...
  • Archiver%s's Photo
    Archiver has started What is the future of the X line? in Leica X.
    Leica seem to be devoting more attention to the development of the M, SL and TL camera systems, and have paid less and less attention to the X line.  The original X1 became the X2 and then X-E...
    • wda

      There is but a glimmer of hope with a new CEO. It just needs a demonstrable demand from Leica photographers. Add more voices to this thread.

  • Richard Hannay%s's Photo
    Richard Hannay has started Correcting exposure error by pushing film in Film Forum.
    I have shot a film and then realised it was shot at 1/60 instead of 1/30!   I had intended to push the film anyway from 400 to 1600. I am using Ilfosol 3.    Will I be able to rescue...
    • Doug A

      I caution everyone that the Massive Development chart has some serious errors. Some of the recommendations are from outliers who have no credibility. Take care.

       

      Agreed. But I never use an untested film and developer combination for anything important and, in the absence of data from the manufacturers for a particular combination, it's as good a source for a starting point as anything else.

       

      The real value of the MDC for me is the iPhone app that automates the time and temperature conversion to dial in the correct developing time and then functions as a really good timer.

    • mikemgb

      I caution everyone that the Massive Development chart has some serious errors.
      Some of the recommendations are from outliers who have no credibility.

      Take care.

       

      There are, but the ones I have come across so far are obvious enough they're easy to spot.

  • becker%s's Photo
    becker has started amschiessgewehr hh 2015 wdhg in Street Fotografie.
    [attachment=412240:amurtyp 6.jpg]
    • becker

      gute Beobachtung ist aber kein Fake, das Klischee sieht anders aus. 

    • Waleke

      :) irgendwie muss ich bei dem Bild schmunzeln

  • saxo%s's Photo
    saxo has started Alternativen zu Lightroom in Digitale Nachbearbeitung.
    Ich verwende Lightroom seit Version 2.0. Adobes Geschäftspolitik ist nicht akzeptabel. Ein MIetmodell kommt für mich nicht in Frage. Ich schließe mich den Ausführungen in dem folgenden Artikel an:...
    • Nosferatu

      Ich habe es nicht probiert bzw. nicht danach gesucht, ob Darktable Lightroom Kataloge ersetzen kann. Schau es Dir mal an, aber ich glaube, dass Übernehmen des Katalogs wird schwer ohne Verluste in anderen Programmen.

       

      Ich habe einen Monat Darktable auf einem alten PC benutzt, und wie gesagt, bei der XVario und der Hecke auf dem Friedhof war wegen der Verzerrung nix ok. ich hatte dann keine Lust jedes Bild anzupassen. Bei LR siehst Du die Verzerrung nicht, weil Leica in die dng die Korrektur mitgibt.

    • elmars

      Linux wäre für mich kein Hindernis. Darktable soll sehr ähnlich zu Lightroom sein.

      1) Gibt es Vergleiche zur Qualität der RAW Entwicklung zu C1 und Lightroom?
      2) Kann ein Lightroom Katalog importiert werden?

      Danke!
      Gruß
      Martin


      Manche sagen, C1 ergebe bessere Ergebnisse. Einmal hatte ich Gelegenheit, Fotos (Portraits) aus zwei verschiedenen Kameras parallel in beiden Programmen entwickeln zu können. Ich konnte keine relevanten Unterschiede feststellen, auch bei den Farben nicht.

  • ellisson%s's Photo
    ellisson has started Vario-elmar 21-35mm lens for landscapes and cityscapes in Leica R System.
    As a new R8 owner, I'm looking for a wide angle lens for landscape and cityscape work.  I have 35mm length covered on a 35-70 f4 zoom, and the results are excellent.   For a wider perspec...
    • ellisson

      On the subject of filters, I am of the school that likes to keep a protective filter on their lenses. To be on the safe side, I use the B+W slimline filter on this lens, to minimise any risk of vignetting at the wide end, which seems fine. The minor drawback is that the original Leica clip on lens cap then won't fit, because the inside of the front of the filter is too narrow and unthreaded (that's partly how it's slimline of course). But it's no great problem because you get a push-on lens cap with the slimline filter.

       

       

      I need to go through my filter collection and see what I have in the 67mm size.  I'm almost certain I have some that I bought for longer focal length lenses - UV/protective and some B&W filters, but I doubt they will be slimline.  I'll try one on the 21-35 lens and see if vignetting occurs at 21mm, but I suspect it will!      

    • jip

      The 21-35 is amazing, a really stunning lens! Great together with the 35-70... it's all you really need! :) 

  • hockey44%s's Photo
    hockey44 has started Nikkor 105mm 2.5 on M240 in Leica M Lenses.
    Greetings, Anyone have any experience with Nikkor 105mm 2.5 on M240?  I have 90 EM and curious on any thoughts/ experience about using this Nikkor on M240? If it was positive, what recommended...
  • kunzhobel%s's Photo
    kunzhobel has started Werkzeuge Sammelfaden in Technik & Industrie.
    Zeigt her eure Werkzeuge! Klar, dass ich mit einem Kunzhobel beginne. Alles sind herzlich eingeladen mitzumachen!   Gruß kunzhobel
    • kunzhobel

      Klasse - Kunz seit 1910 - da musst Du ja schon steinalt sein :)

      Gutes Werkzeug wird nicht alt; es wird nur besser.

      Gruß Gregor

    • kmhb

      Gutes Werkzeug wird nicht alt; es wird nur besser.

      Gruß Gregor

       

      Ja weiß ich, hab noch einen uralt schreinerhobel von meinem schwiegervater.  

  • Snooopy%s's Photo
    Snooopy has started Lightroom Classic CC in Leica Q.
    Ich habe gestern das Update gemacht nach paar Abstürzen läuft das neue Lightroom jetzt ich habe aber irgendwie ein Problem mit der Schärfe. Die Q DNGs sind nicht mehr so brillant wie in der letzten...
    • Big-L

      Bei mir gleich geblieben. Keine Unterschiede.

  • newnew%s's Photo
    newnew has started Lens set for trip to SE Asia in Leica M Lenses.
    I am planning a trip in Jan to SE Asia (Cambodge/Vietnam). Our trip will be mostly following along the Mekong river and the jungle temples, but also the two big cities. I am thinking between two al...
    • dugby

      We did both Vietnam and Cambodia in December-January, and North VN is cool/cold weather as it is winter Sapa gets to 0 Celsius, whereas South VN and Cambodia are hot and humid.

       

       

      I presume Siem Reap is part of your journey.

       

      We got "templed-out" on our trip there.  We were shown too many minor temples (boredom started to set in, and the relentless heat and humidity.)

      So if you can select the minimum, just go for "Ankor Wat, and then Ta Prohm".

       

      Most tours of Ankor Wat include two visits.

      A daytime tour of the grounds and the insides of the ruins, and

      then a second sunrise tour to capture the sun rising on it, which will require a tripod, as the only location for these shots are from a muddy lakeside location.

       

      Ta Prohm (recent famous by the Tomb Raiders movie) is quite dark because of the over hanging jungle, will require fast lenses.

       

      In both of the above, the insides of the ruins have almost no lighting, so fast lenses and high ISO is required, as electronic flashes are not permitted.

       

      If you go to the tomb of HCM, your get "misled" by the initial security screening that cameras are allowed, this is so that everyone brings out their cameras. Then at a final security checkpoint, everyone has to handover cameras and phones......

       

       

      Otherwise Hanoi and HCM City (aka Saigon) are just the usual big crowded urban cities, where you will learn to cross roads walking into the path of moving traffic........goodluck !!!

    • luigi bertolotti

      I have been in Vietnam only... 28/50/135 and this wasn't a good choice... could I re-decide.. I 'd do simply a step back to 21/35/75 (90)  : air isn't "clean" enough (at least in the season i went - April) for long takings with 135, and 21 is better for buildings, both interior and exteriors ; nothing bad about 50... but, simply I am accustomed to the alternative 28+50 / 21+35...  (and in towns 35 is probably better for "street takings")

  • jpreisch%s's Photo
    jpreisch has started Joy in Other.
    Summaron 35mm f3.5
  • Andreas_Kreuz%s's Photo
    Andreas_Kreuz has started wieder mal was jeckes, äh, 'ne Sonderedition in Leica Neuigkeiten.
    siehe dort: https://www.photoscala.de/2017/10/20/leica-sofort-kommt-in-der-sonderedition-limoland-by-jean-pigozzi/   oder dort: http://de.leica-camera.com/Fotografie/Leica-Sofort/Limoland...
  • Csacwp%s's Photo
    Csacwp has started SL 50 vs 50 Apo at f/2 in Leica SL System.
    How does the SL 50 perform at f/2 compared to the 50 Apo? I have the Apo and am considering the 50 SL.
  • albert%s's Photo
    albert has started Let me take you to the Cosmos in Nature & Wildlife.
    nice day
  • Kamyar%s's Photo
    Kamyar has started Help for better selection in Leica SL System.
    Now, despite the higher megapixel cameras, and more than two years since introducing sl, is it still wise to buy this camera? I have used the m6 model so far. My job is documentary film and photogr...
    • earleygallery

      Unfortunately, there is no official store in my country. To buy, I must go to Dubai or Istanbul. For this, I must use your help. If the comments are shaggy, I would like to make two models of tl2 and sl.


      If you are relying on the equipment this would be a major factor in any decision for me.

      Obviously I don't know which brands have local support where you are but it's something I'd look into first.

    • wlaidlaw

      My only beef about the SL/24-90 is using the lens in manual focus mode. I find the electronic coupling between the focus ring and the focus mechanism rather vague and somewhat laggy/slow. However the joystick together with spot mode auto-focus works so well, that you rarely need to use MF on the 24-90. The excellent VF with focus peaking makes focusing manual lenses a joy. I find I can focus my Noctilux f0.95 or Summarex 85mm/f1,5 better in low light on my SL than on my M cameras using the rangefinder. Obviously at some point the SL will be upgraded, probably with a somewhat higher MP count sensor (34 to 40MP). However, if you want this, my guess is you would have to wait until late next year, with an announcement possibly at Photokina September 2018 and availability some months later. 

       

      That is of course, unless Leica gets distracted by making legacy versions of the 5cm f4,5 Anastigmat and the 73mm/f1.9 Hektor   :)

       

      Wilson

  • tuna%s's Photo
    tuna has started Cover Her Face in Street Photography.
    ...
    • stuny

      I suspect she was blocking the sun rather than avoiding your camera.  Very nice.

    • Suuumm55

      i'm curious how far it will be chained...... ;)........ :) 

  • Dr. No%s's Photo
    Dr. No has started Kirschblüte in Landschaft & Reise.
    Kirschblüte mit Korn by nattens, auf Flickr   Schraubleica mit Fomapan Retro ...
  • Csacwp%s's Photo
    Csacwp has started Trouble Composing with EVF in Leica SL System.
    I've had my SL for a year now, having come from the M system. I find it very difficult to make good compositions with the WYSIWUG EVF. For some reason I find it distracting and difficult to focus...
    • thighslapper

      No. 

       

      My compositional ability and focussing is enhanced by the EVF. 

    • LD_50

      You can use the EVF with nothing showing, completely clear of information.

      I can’t see any reason it would be distracting and have not had issues going between Nikon OVF, Sony EVF, MP rangefinder, and SL EVF.

  • wilfredo%s's Photo
    wilfredo has started Portrait of a Poet in People.
    Poet Nelson Ortega, who hails from Columbia.  Monochrom CCD, 50mm Lux ASPH version.
    • Michael Hiles

      Terrific. Wilfredo - you are too absent here.

    • wilfredo

      I bought a new Metz flash yesterday, and was testing it with a Gary Fong flash attachment when I took this shot. I'm a big fan of available light but was more than pleased with the result. I'll be experimenting with this a lot more. It's always a gift to photograph someone with such facial character.

  • Kamyar%s's Photo
    Kamyar has started 16 mm lenses in Leica SL System.
    Hello everyone, I need help , can in set 16 mm ( switar lens 12-100 bolex ) in leica SL or leica TL2 ?
    • Kamyar

      this lens is 12-100. Frmal 16mm cine ( bolex) i need set in sl and tl2.

    • BernardC

      That lens will not cover the sensor fully. You will see a circular image even in APS-C. That being said, you should be able to extract a useable HD image from the center of a 4k video.

      Bolex "reflex" (RX) lenses are designed for a viewfinder prism behind the lens, so you may not get the best image quality.

      A regular 16mm cine lens (for Arri, etc) should be fine, except for the required cropping.

  • Suuumm55%s's Photo
    Suuumm55 has started Aderlass...... in Sonstiges.
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  • stuny%s's Photo
    stuny has started Really happy to be visting New York City in Street Photography.
    Times Square, last Friday afternoon  
    • Hamad

      Times Square, last Friday afternoon


      Nice perfect timing.



      Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro

  • Steve Ricoh%s's Photo
    Steve Ricoh has started A meeting with Dr Andreas Kaufmann in Customer Forum.
    http://micksphotoblog.com/a-visit-to-wetzlar-meeting-dr-andreas-h-kaufmann/
    • Steve Ricoh

      Glad to read Dr K's thoughts about the M being part of Leica's DNA. Hopefully we can expect the M''s development to continue for some time to come, just as DNA continues to develop.

  • mkenaylor%s's Photo
    mkenaylor has started Day One Walkabout in Leica Q.
    Picked up my very first Leica product the other day - a Leica Q.  I'm very impressed, especially when compared to the weight of my Nikon D810 kit!  So, here's one of the images taken (aut...
    • Infiniumguy

      Highly recommend the Thumbs Up. It really helps with securely holding the camera.

    • HighlandK

      Highly recommend the Thumbs Up. It really helps with securely holding the camera.

      Agreed. This is the one 'add-on' I would thoroughly recommend.