And more house cleaning.
For sale: Leica Motor Winder-R (#69023) with R grip, E++
condition, works flawlessly, shows only minor signs of...
More house cleaning.
For sale: Leica 60mm Macro-Elmarit-R (ROM), #3744312, Mint-
condition. This lens has been used carefully and...
The 28 Elmarit-R has been sold.
I'm cleaning house!
28mm f/2.8 Elmarit-R (ROM), #3779283, Mint -, purchased new
(gray market) from Delta International in...
The SC-17 works fine on Leica TTL hotshoes because the pin
configuration is the same as Nikon. Nikon's flashes won't work in
TTL on a Leica...
Bear in mind, however, that if you do any kind of paid, professional
work with your gear, the insurance company may decide that the PAF on...
Another couple of advantages to the TTL: the meter is slightly more
sensitive; there's now a central "proper exposure" dot between the
It's possible to grind down tab lock so that the tab no longer clicks
in at infinity. If I had one of these lenses, I would get rid of the...
What killed it?
E. All of the above.
Think about it: in many ways the M5 is the most "advanced" M camera
Leica has produced....
Thanks for all the info and viewpoints. These answers generally
confirm what has been my long-standing, cut-to-the-chase opinion:
I saw a discussion of the Canadian-made "Midland" M4 in the LUG archives. It reminded me of an issue that perplexes me. If Leica was building...
A follow up to Jay's post. I owned an R-E for a brief time. The
R5/R-E does have an eyepiece diopter correction. Jay is correct that
Whatever the reason, I doubt that it has/had anything to do with the
removal of the tiny condenser lens in the RF mechanism. My
Having too much time on my hands (and too much gear), I checked my
lenses/cameras. My 35 Summicron, 50 Summicron and 75 Summilux all
As others have noted, you have to decide if you need the 1.4 max
aperture. If you feel that you do, the 75 Summilux-M is superb --
Don Goldberg (DAG Camera Repair, 608.838.4769) tightened up the very
loose aperture ring on my 35 Summilux-ASPH. He turned it around
I don't know about New Zealand, but here in the US Dave Elwell who
runs the Parts Dept. at Leica USA will most likely send you what you
"Are they out of their little cotton- pickin' minds?"
Maybe. But in regard to the Minox IIIf, apparently not. From what
I've heard this...
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