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Film Portraits of Your FILM Gear

Mar 23, 2015
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Nice. Is that the FE? I ran a roll through one this summer. Great camera.
Yup. With a cheap Nikon E 28mm. While I find that electronics in cameras can make for a real hit&miss buying experience - they just don't age well - my enjoyment of photography is made much better with aperture priority shooting. Just one less thing to worry about.

I took out a couple of Nikons over the last few days - the FE & FA. Two things I really missed - somewhere to put my thumb and a fore-grip (my FA came with a winder & the seller didn't have the removable grip). Ended up using the tension between my wrist-strap and camera lug much more than I would have thought. A clever woodworker or 3D printer needs to get on to making some inexpensive grips.
 
Mar 23, 2015
104
Looks like a bit of fungus developing on this old Nikon E 50 f1.8... time to send it over the golden rainbow...

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Pentax Spotmatic & its 55mm f1.8 lens are looking rather fine on the other hand

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Olympus Pen F & Zuiko 25mm f4

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BrianS

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Apr 3, 2013
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Collapsible Summicron- probably 1956?
My favorite Summicron. I have two "Hot-Glass" Summicrons and one M-Mount. One of the Hot-Glass was opaque when received, went in for a polish and new coating.
 

BrianS

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Apr 3, 2013
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I went on a buying spree for inexpensive IR cut filters when i bought the M8 nine years ago. I did one test, found the IR contamination was significant. I picked up "Hot Mirror" and other filters sold in the 90s when the first generation of DSLR's had the same problem. On my fast lenses and some telephotos I use them on the M9.
 
A few from my collection. All functional, but I rarely use anything outside the Mamiya or the Yashica.

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Mar 23, 2015
104
It certainly looks like it. Two thumbs up. :2thumbs:
Yup. My E-P1 died about 8mths ago so I was pining for some 12mp first gen m43's action again - picked this up a few weeks ago and slapped an aki-asahi skin on it to 'debrand' it for stealth-mode :) Picture turned out better than I expected - almost a military gray.
 
I really hate to say this, but I don't know if anyone else has noticed that we're actually in the "Film" section ... I think I may have started the fork into digital with the M8. Apologies for that ... :hiding:

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Honestly, I forget where the line is between where the Leica film M cameras end and the digital ones begin!!

I would not have readily caught that had you not said something! :D
 

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