A set of photos from a recent outing with my M3 and DR Summicron with “goggles” attached to photograph within the close up range. Film used was Fuji Color 100 and Kodak HD 200 colour neg film. All made wide open or f2.8.
M3 & DR lens photo (Pinterest)
I don't know how many of you have been following the threads on RFF about the Chinese replica of the 1950's V1 35mm Summicron, but it has been ongoing for close to two years.
They set out to make a replica of the original Leica lens, right down to the almost unobtainable flint glass elements. I...
I've been playing withe the CL and M lenses and having no joy with the cheap Fotasy adapter, don't buy one. So I started shooting images with the same lens in the adapted CL as well as the M240. Guess what, there's nothing wrong with the lens or either camera so my wasted walk and time shooting...
I satisfied a lifelong desire to own a Leica M camera by purchasing an new M10 a month ago. With the camera, I purchased the Summilux 50mm f1.4 and Summicron 35mm f2 lenses.
I shot Canon SLRs and Pro DSLRs for 40 years before switching to Fuji X cameras and Fuji lenses about four years ago. The...
It's been a month since my transition from 35 to 50mm. I've also been experimenting in SilverEfex Pro. Wanted to share some images with all of you; taken with Leica M (typ 246).
Feedback/Questions always welcome!
A newbie question, in a way ... About a new to me c1952 SUMMICRON LTM 50 2.0 Collapsible.
I used it this past weekend on a IIIf with some FP4 and the lens was sharp although low in contrast I found (but predicted when I read up about this lens). I chose not to use any filters or...
After trying out the Elmarit 135mm f/2.8 with goggles and liking the look, but not the size, weight or view through the finder, I returned it and bought a 90mm f/2 Summicron v3. This is a seriously heavy chunk of silver chromed brass and beautiful Walter Mandler Canadian glass.
Here are a few...
Had a spare few hours after a meeting in Austin - cool place!
Nikon D810 and converted Leica Summicron 50mm
South Congress Austin by Shane Hicks, on Flickr
Cowboy Boots by Shane Hicks, on Flickr
South Congress Hotel by Shane Hicks, on Flickr
D810 and Sigma 24mm 1.4 ART
Docs - South...