Jochen's Recent Activity

  1. Jochen replied to the thread Beginner canon.

    I don't know it personally, but, yes, why not? Today every old digital camera is either still the same as it used to be or starting to...

    Oct 19, 2018 at 2:04 AM
  2. Jochen replied to the thread Looking for a film Rangfinder, very confused what to haunt for; help!.

    Hello neighbor. 20 years ago the world was full of camera stores with used departments. - Now my hometown seems empty besides...

    Oct 19, 2018 at 1:08 AM
  3. Jochen replied to the thread Looking for a film Rangfinder, very confused what to haunt for; help!.

    Wise words! My somewhat pocketable fixed lens film RF of choice is a Retina II, an elderly knob wound folder with separate shutter...

    Oct 17, 2018 at 8:52 PM
  4. Jochen liked john_robison|4's post in the thread Why isn't there a true digital Minox?.

    Yep, not enough market to sell a lot of them so the price will be affordable for us ordinary folks. And, seems like most folks get along...

    Oct 16, 2018 at 9:03 PM
  5. Jochen liked paul ron's post in the thread Looking for a film Rangfinder, very confused what to haunt for; help!.

    why not look at an old folder like a retina with a rangefinder or the ikontas? totally manual so you would need a meter or use the sunny...

    Oct 16, 2018 at 8:22 PM
  6. Jochen liked rodeo_joe|1's post in the thread Looking for a film Rangfinder, very confused what to haunt for; help!.

    A Canonet QL17 might fit the bill, if you can find one in working order. However, I really recommend you get your hands on a few...

    Oct 16, 2018 at 8:22 PM
  7. Jochen liked mike_halliwell's post in the thread Different colors - why?.

    You also appear to be on Auto WB according to my EXIF reader. Trying to understand the 'thinking' of the algorithm behind it's choices...

    Oct 16, 2018 at 8:27 AM
  8. Jochen replied to the thread First Impressions with Leica M10.

    I recommend buying it hands on with time to think. I have the old version with goggled extension tube. AFAIK the lens itself wasn't...

    Oct 15, 2018 at 11:27 PM
  9. Jochen replied to the thread AF Microadjustment.

    3rd party hacked EOS firmware. - You can even start it from a memory card do your micro adjustments and stick to regular firmware for...

    Oct 15, 2018 at 1:52 PM
  10. Jochen replied to the thread Nikon D3300.

    @utmanesb I recommend going slow. Don't buy (handling wise ultra) nasty speciality stuff like the Lensbaby head over heels! You are...

    Oct 15, 2018 at 1:38 PM
  11. Jochen replied to the thread Why isn't there a true digital Minox?.

    I guess the answer is easy: "(No) money"? The original (pre EC) small Minoxes weren't cheap at all. Customers were way(!) less feature...

    Oct 14, 2018 at 4:49 PM
  12. Jochen replied to the thread Photo backup devices for Digital cameras on trips.

    questions: The hotspot functionality is just to give iOS devices a chance to control it? Or can you transmit Fuji or Canon files via...

    Oct 13, 2018 at 3:07 PM
  13. Jochen replied to the thread AF Microadjustment.

    True, for any lens that fits not just mechanically and gets autofocused. Why? A DSLR, shot as such (i.e. not in LV!) consists of a...

    Oct 13, 2018 at 12:16 AM
  14. Jochen replied to the thread Looking for entry level DSLR for portraits.

    +1 to @AJG 's answer. Some people claim Canon to produce better looking skin tones straight out of camera. Another advantage might be...

    Oct 12, 2018
  15. Jochen replied to the thread Photo backup devices for Digital cameras on trips.

    I recommend buying a used beat up 10" "Netbook", back from the Windows 7 "Starter" days or earlier and running Linux Mint on it as the...

    Oct 12, 2018