Jim you should get a 12mm, you may really like what it does
Went to the Hiller Air Museum today. Here are a few fun snaps...
#1 - 50 Cron ISO 640 1/45th shutter speed
#2 - CV 12/5.6 ISO 160 32 second exposure. This is the cockpit of a Blue Angels plane. I set the shutter on Auto, sat the camera on the seat, set the 2 second delay and pushed the shutter button. It counted down, ran for 32 seconds at F8, and here's the result
#3 - "China Clipper" 90 F2 ISO 640 1/45th shutter speed
#4 - 90 F2 ISO 640 1/30th shutter speed
I love this camera!
I really like the way the Nocton draws at f1.2! As for the 50 Lux shot, that is my favorite lens for low-light --- I know others prefer the Nocti, but to my eye, there's something special about the Lux you simply can't beat.
That cockpit shot with the 12 is outstanding!
Whereabouts in the Bay Area are you located?
BTW- I love the CV 12/5.6
M8, ZI Biogon 21/2.8 coded, UV/IR,no (!) polfilter
Great shot Jaap.
Love this Dutch weather.
I also went out with my borrowed M6. Will show pictures later.
Jaap: Beautiful work. DR
Jaap great shot. That 21mm looks nice. On the matter of the CV12mm i love this lens and actually like it much better than the 15mm CV although i never ran a side by side. i just think the 12mm is the better lens overall
Needless to say it is very sharp
Here's one from Lake Mead.
Last edited by KurtKamka; 9th June 2008 at 10:59.
Gosh Kurt, it looks more like "puddle" Mead. The southwest drought has really taken a toll. Hopefully we will get a few years of more than normal rain and bring levels back to where they should be. I read recently that one gentleman whose name I do not recall was actually able to go into some beautiful canyons which were flooded by Lake Powell after the dam was built. He was able to walk into the canyons which is just bizarre but a testimony to the lack of water in recent years.
Anyway, love the shot.
By the way, are most of you folks using it with the standard adapter or are you using a John Milich adapter and hand coding. If the latter, what coding do you use. I would assume you have to use the 16mm or shoot with no coding and use cornerfix.
FTR, I'm using it with a standard adapter, no coding and no filter.
I use a standard adapter and no filter also BUT i do use Johns hood which is really nice . The issue here is you need to turn the coding off . If you leave it on than you will have to use corner fix to correct becuas the firmware will try to correct at it's default level
i have found it easiest to have all my lenses coded and with IR filters...I make fewer menu setup mistakes. by the way, the 12mm hood/filter adapter can be used w/o the filter by simply screwing it's halves together.
Nothing profound here, but it never fails to amaze me how bright the nighttime sky can be when it's snowing, and this one looked almost like a false pre-dawn to me.
Noctilux at f/1 (I love how it makes everything look like a miniature shot at macro range)
Elmar-M 50/2,8 collapsible
Here are a couple of shots, one from Rhodes with the M8 and Voigtlander 12mm, and the other closer to home at Antony Gormley's Another Place also with the M8 and I think the 35 summilux asph, but I could be wrong on that.
Having fun with the M8 at both ends of the country!!!
B&W in San Francisco Bay Area - 50 Cron ISO 160
Times Square - 21 Elmarit ISO 320
Hey Jack, I'd love to get together for a cup of coffee sometime at Keeble & Shuchat, or somewhere else that works. I was actually in your neck of the woods last weekend. I went on a bike ride down to the Pete's in Los Altos.
M8 + 50 preAsph. Lux...
Love the Times Square photo!
My nighttime photo is fuzzy but I kind of like it anyhow:
So do i , some nice images folks
Decided to take the "scenic route" back to Santa Fe from Navajo Dam, since the snow had created near "white-out" conditions everywhere. On the road from Chama into Tesuque, the light started getting just right, the snow lifted for a bit, and even the lack of a long lens nor the +/- 17 degree weather could keep me from venturing out of the car for a bit of spectacular countryside viewing.
Leica M8 with 21mm SA.
We had some snow today and I got a chance to take the kids out sledding. this was with the M8 and 50mm Summicron.
Yup some nice scenics Chuck and great light to boot a photographers pleasant dream is nice light.
M8 - 50 Cron
Guy...how do you like my church on the fly in the car?
Best to all,
I like it --- and I especially like the signature!
We should probably do a challenge from the driver seat of your car. That maybe fun
Carsten - Website
The signature IS key, Jack! Don't want anyone running off with the "goods"!
Best to all,
Thought I'd share an image I took on Christmas Eve in old town Fort Collins Colorado. Sadly I don't know who the bronze artist was but it is pretty spectacular. I thought that with the Christmas lights this was made for black and white. M8 with the CV 35 Nokton.
My chiquita in the produce department.
CV50/1.5 i REALLY like this lens.