Leica Jupiter-3+, Lomography

BrianS

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Jul 7, 2010
Wide-Open on the M9 at Skate and Fun Zone.

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If you've ever been to a skating rink with the Disco Lights on, it is Dark. ISO 2500 for the M9 and ISO 10,000 for the M Monochrom.
 
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dalethorn

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Wide-Open on the M9 at Skate and Fun Zone.

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If you've ever been to a skating rink with the Disco Lights on, it is Dark. ISO 2500 for the M9 and ISO 10,000 for the M Monochrom.
Those are good action photos, no. 2 especially. I thought the M9 wasn't supposed to....
 

BrianS

Legend
Jul 7, 2010
Thankyou- I find the M9 to be great for these kinds of shots. I use a 1.25x finder on it, have an easier time with an RF in low-light than the Df.
 

BrianS

Legend
Jul 7, 2010
I took my M9 and M Monochrom to the re-opened Marine Museum today, each with a J3Plus on them I left the Y2 filter on the M Monochrom, effectively making it the same base ISO as the M9.

This lens is very, very good on the M Monochrom. I optimized the J-3Plus for the M Monochrom by putting one layer of tape on the RF Cam. Deep color filters shift focus towards infinity, the tape is ~0.04mm. I could change the shim, but this would mean re-indexing the aperture ring- tapping out holes for the set screws. The J-3Plus uses the same shims as the original J-3. The tape works as well, and is easily reversed.

This Dauntless Dive Bomber was found at the bottom of Lake Michigan. Fully restored.

Wide-Open,

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At F4.

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And on the M9,

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The SBD Dauntless Dive Bomber is the plane that took out the four Japanese Carriers at Midway, considered to be the turning point of WW-II in the Pacific.
 

BrianS

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Jul 7, 2010

BrianS

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Jul 7, 2010
ISO 5000, F1.5. Y2 Filter.

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ISO2500, F1.5

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I use ISO2500 on the M9, LR color-noise reduction set to default 25%. No noise reduction on the M Monochrom shots, I set sharpening to 0. I find LR sharpening on high-ISO monochrome shots increases the noise.
 

M. Valdemar

Veteran
Aug 5, 2013
New York City
I finally gave in. Resistance is futile.

I got a deal on a like-new Jupiter 3+ on eBay and it will be here this week.

(Also found at flea market this weekend. Minty collapsible 50mm Summicron (non-radioactive) and a 35mm f2.8 Schneider Xenogon)
 

k fahlman

Regular
Jan 31, 2016
Vancouver, BC
Ken
I finally gave in. Resistance is futile.

I got a deal on a like-new Jupiter 3+ on eBay and it will be here this week.

(Also found at flea market this weekend. Minty collapsible 50mm Summicron (non-radioactive) and a 35mm f2.8 Schneider Xenogon)
Congratulations! I've been so busy I haven't had time to use mine, holidays coming up! :)
cheers/ken.
 

BrianS

Legend
Jul 7, 2010
Report back when the J-3+ arrives. I have a minty collapsible Summicron-M with a Yellow filter on the M Monochrom now. I had the J-3+ on it for months, forced myself to swap it out for a bit. Picked up a minty Summitar at a Photorama show this weekend, and a Summar with great glass and no aperture blades. Mix that with a Summar with "typical Summar" glass and fully operational aperture- will be posting soon.
 

BrianS

Legend
Jul 7, 2010
Can't believe I've had this lens for over 4 years! I have two, one optimized for the M9 and the second for the M Monochrom with an orange filter. The latter- also perfect on my M8.

The combination of 0.7m close focus and crop factor on the M8 allows some good close-ups.

Extreme back-lighting at a restaurant, back in February- wide-open.
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