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    MF or M9 to Angkor Wat and North Vietnam

    My original plan was to take my H4d-40 and 28mm lens along with a Nikon d700 and Fuji x100 for a two week trip to Hanoi, Halong Bay, Sapa and Angkor Wat. However, I now have an opportunity to take a Leica M9, 21mm f/1.4 Summilux and possibly 28mm f/2 Summilux. Simple question. Would you take the Hasselblad or the Leica? Thanks.
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    Re: MF or M9 to Angkor Wat and North Vietnam

    Depends on what you want (need) to achieve.

    WRT size and IQ the best combo would be the M9 IMH. Plus maybe the X100 as backup.

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    Re: MF or M9 to Angkor Wat and North Vietnam

    Quote Originally Posted by ptomsu View Post
    Depends on what you want (need) to achieve.

    WRT size and IQ the best combo would be the M9 IMH. Plus maybe the X100 as backup.
    The Nikon for candids, markets, a photoshoot in Hanoi, etc. The Hassy primarily for landscapes, rice paddies, Halong Bay, Angkor Wat, etc. The x100 for evening strolls and backup. Taking the d700 instead of the D3s to save weight. Wondering if the M9 would replace the Hassy and the x100. Thanks.
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    Re: MF or M9 to Angkor Wat and North Vietnam

    This is probably not what you want to read, but I am totally opposite to you if I am travelling. Minimalistic to say the least
    My personal choice would be made up in a heartbeat, the M9, a 21 and 50 lux. Or if only one lens, the 28.
    No backup other than I would let my wife use the x100 which would be a backup that I did not have to take care of.
    The only thing I would like to bring is a featherlight gitzo that easily fits in my main suitcase/backpack.
    I hate the hazzle of many/heavy bags when travelling as much as I worry when I leave everything in the hotel for dinners etc....the M9 + 28 over my shoulder at all times is my melody

    edit: I should ofcourse ad that it is a different story when I am on paid assignments, but I guess that goes without saying....
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    Re: MF or M9 to Angkor Wat and North Vietnam

    Still depends on what you want, need, to achieve ... and I'd add ... how experienced you may be using a M rangefinder (I'm assuming you are).

    The end result/use would dictate a lot of the choice I would think. Nothing cheeses me off more than getting home and wishing I had taken a defining shot with a better camera.

    For sheer IQ, dynamic range in bright conditions, and crop-ability, the H4D/40 wins hands down ... and as you probably know, less critical snaps at ISO 1600 are excellent when exposed properly. Whether I'd take my Hassey on a trip like that would depend completely on what the images would be used for.

    Traveling with a H is easier than most would think if it's set-up correctly (hand-strap & wide, bouncy elastic shoulder strap), I use the viewfinder and body cap so I can remove the viewfinder to pack more compactly. When I travel with the H4D, I usually take the 50, 100 and 1.7X, which both take the same polarizer ... and the M9, 28/2 and a 50mm ... or 21/1.4 and a 35/1.4.

    I haven't traveled with a 35mm type DSLR for over a decade.

    Were it me, I'd use my M9 for the candids, markets, and it would depend on the nature of the photo-shoot whether it could work there. However, I'd include a fast M50mm of any flavor.

    The X100 is so small, it's a no brainer to take along ... but as far as IQ it isn't a back-up to the H4 or M9.

    It's always a dilemma choosing between size/weight verses end result ... which is why I still maintain two M9s, and they are the main travel cameras for most trips: Two M9s, 21, 28, 50, 90 in one small shoulder case. I can ever remember wishing afterwards that I had used a different camera as far as IQ is concerned.

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    Re: MF or M9 to Angkor Wat and North Vietnam

    Thank you Marc and Dan. Your comments are so insightful and helpful. Now I have to weigh my options and make a decision. Quite frankly, regardless of my decision it will be a great trip.
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    Quote Originally Posted by fotografz View Post

    It's always a dilemma choosing between size/weight verses end result ... which is why I still maintain two M9s, and they are the main travel cameras for most trips: Two M9s, 21, 28, 50, 90 in one small shoulder case. I can ever remember wishing afterwards that I had used a different camera as far as IQ is concerned.

    -Marc
    Marc -
    Facing same dilemma on trip to South America, and thus was reading the above very carefully. Did you mean "....never remember...." or "...even remember...."? Slightly different conclusions, to be sure.

    Thanks!

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    I'm with Dan. Personally, I hate travelling with multiple systems. I'm currently in Japan shooting architecture for work with my Nikon and Cambo WRS kits. Juggling two systems is a pain and I never walk out the door with both at the same time. I've previously juggled various combinations of m43/135/MF/LF, but never again for personal trips.

    Since you asked: my opinion is EITHER the Leica or the D700. My personal travelling kit is D700 with 24, 35 and 85 or Leica M with 35. I'm not a fan of anything shorter or longer on a Leica M (although I do own a 50 and 90 – go figure).

    Not sure if you've ever been to Angkor before, but bear in mind that the days can get very long and hot, and the Hasselblad will get heavy quick. There is a lot to see and some of the sites are huge, so if you like exploring then you're in for lots of walking/climbing/scrambling in sun and high humidity. When I was last there even my SLR and small bag started to wear on me. Also factor in a big bottle of water, which will add to your kit's weight.

    Edit: Just noticed you are also going to Halong Bay and Sapa. If you are thinking of doing any hiking in these areas, then I would personally ignore MF (unless you are exceptionally committed or on assignment). I reckon a D700 or M9 with some fast primes or a good zoom.

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    Re: MF or M9 to Angkor Wat and North Vietnam

    Tough call (at least for me). Weight wise I'd opt for the M9 and as many lenses that I owned. The M9 will give you the image quality while saving a ton of weight. Small, compact, great IQ. The downside only shows up after you've returned home and begin processing the images for printing. I found a size limitation in printing from my M9 and felt the largest I felt comfortable was 30x24 which is on the small size of what I normally do. At 40-mexapixels you wouldn't have a print size issue however you'd be carrying a much larger camera.

    If you go for the larger bigger and never need it you won't miss it. However that ONE image you really want to show off to its full potential with a 50x30 or larger then you'll be wondering what if.

    As I said tough call. Me? Since I sold my M9 for a Phase DF I'd take the DF and wonder if I should include the Cambo WRS.

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    Re: MF or M9 to Angkor Wat and North Vietnam

    Quote Originally Posted by The Smoking Camera View Post
    My original plan was to take my H4d-40 and 28mm lens along with a Nikon d700 and Fuji x100 for a two week trip to Hanoi, Halong Bay, Sapa and Angkor Wat. However, I now have an opportunity to take a Leica M9, 21mm f/1.4 Summilux and possibly 28mm f/2 Summilux. Simple question. Would you take the Hasselblad or the Leica? Thanks.
    May I politely suggest to postpone that trip and instead do this for two weeks? It should clarify...

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    Re: MF or M9 to Angkor Wat and North Vietnam

    Quote Originally Posted by Geoff View Post
    Marc -
    Facing same dilemma on trip to South America, and thus was reading the above very carefully. Did you mean "....never remember...." or "...even remember...."? Slightly different conclusions, to be sure.

    Thanks!

    Geoff
    Never regretted using the M9 for any travel pic ...

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    Re: MF or M9 to Angkor Wat and North Vietnam

    Can't offer advise on the camera equipment because what ever you take you'll wish you had something different.

    What I can say is that North Veitman is stunning and a cruise in Halong Bay is a memory to treasure. Waking up every morning to that beautifully green water was a delight and early morning Tai Chi while floating amongst the imposing limestone rock formations was amazing. I must say the water is Halong Bay was some of the warmest I have ever swam in and more like a bath than a expanse of open water.

    You'll love it as it's one of the best destinations I have ever been to.

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    Re: MF or M9 to Angkor Wat and North Vietnam

    Camera choice also depends on the style of a trip.

    I have gone to Vietnam / Ha Long Bay, Cambodia (Angkor Vat via river boat from Phnom Pen), etc. etc. etc. I was backpacking then, and had 3 medium format cameras - two 6x9 Fujis, and Fuji 645zi. Plus a big lead bag of film. Plus "stuff" for a 3 month trip. That was 10 years ago and digital was in its infancy.

    If I was doing it again, I would definitely go Leica route. Every time I pick up my studio Hassy / Leaf back combo, I think that it would be nice to have assistants carry all of it. Traveling fast and light is not quite possible with MF systems.

    Also, it takes time to develop shooting style with Leica. I would not want to go travel with a camera I am not familiar with. As nice as Leica is, there is a steep learning curve. It is not a P&S, so you have to really get used to it - practice makes perfect.

    Another option would be just to take your Nikon D700 with a 28-70mm style zoom and be done with it. It is much more forgiving.

    Either way, you are going to a wonderful place, and I am little jealous!

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    Re: MF or M9 to Angkor Wat and North Vietnam

    Well, I might be the crazy one, but I would take the Blad (and maybe only the Blad). This is really personal, but the image quality is important for me and I have found that medium-format systems travel really well for all kinds of work. I mostly do documentary/street type of stuff and I have found my systems to be fine. When I was doing film, it was a Mamiya 6 and Horseman SW612. Now I use a Pentax 645D with a couple of lenses (I have an E-P1 in my bag for those dinner shots and stuff).

    I have tried smaller formats from time to time thinking the weight and size would make it better. In some cases I was taking more images. The problem was I was not getting the level or quantity of "keepers." I was just getting those good images with the bigger cameras. Part was to do with the quality, part was I needed to be more focused with them--the Horseman had 6 exposures per roll and I was going to make sure I put effort into each one even if I was blowing through a roll every minute or so.

    The camera does not make the photographer, but it does reflect him and his work.

    What your answer is, I don't know. A Leica might be the "one." But being easier to travel with would not be my primary criteria for taking it.

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    Re: MF or M9 to Angkor Wat and North Vietnam

    If I remember correctly, you took your Blad to Hong Kong. How did it work out?

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    Re: MF or M9 to Angkor Wat and North Vietnam

    I've done a bit of traveling and usually try to go light and/or take what works best for the destination. Visited Rome with a Nikon DSLR and 24/1.4 and 85/1.4, visited New York with an x100. Visited Hong Kong with a Hassy, 28, 50, 80 . My wife and I are joining another photographer and his wife on this holiday photo trip.

    Some excellent comments and suggestions which I greatly appreciate. I knew there would be a wide opinion on what to take. Time to ponder.
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    Re: MF or M9 to Angkor Wat and North Vietnam

    Quote Originally Posted by Shashin View Post
    If I remember correctly, you took your Blad to Hong Kong. How did it work out?
    Hong Kong with a Blad was great. Used it for street, skyline, panoramas etc. Even used it inside temples. Here are a few photos from that trip: Joe Marquez - The Smoking Camera | Hong Kong

    On this trip I will also be doing a fun shoot with a couple of models in Hanoi and I want to capture the people in their colorful outfits at the local BacHa and CanCau Markets in North Vietnam. If not for this I could probably just take the Blad.
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    Re: MF or M9 to Angkor Wat and North Vietnam

    the M9, a 21 and 50 lux. Or if only one lens, the 28.
    What he said! And I don't even have an M9! The Hasselblad is hardly blend-in-with-the-crowd kit, is it, either? Not to mention the sheer value of it.

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    Re: MF or M9 to Angkor Wat and North Vietnam

    Okay, let's cut to the chase.

    Sell all of it except the X100, and get a Leica S2.

    Nothing is capable of clearing out a gear closet like an S2

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    Quote Originally Posted by fotografz View Post
    Okay, let's cut to the chase.

    Sell all of it except the X100, and get a Leica S2.
    I'm surprised no-one has suggested the "new" gazillion megapixel D800, considering that the WWW has been treating it as reality for the last few months.

    Anyway, back to the regular programming ...

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    Re: MF or M9 to Angkor Wat and North Vietnam

    Quote Originally Posted by fotografz View Post
    Okay, let's cut to the chase.

    Sell all of it except the X100, and get a Leica S2.

    Nothing is capable of clearing out a gear closet like an S2

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    I agree entirely - have just done the same. But the S2 does get quite heavy for traveling and an M9 with a couple of lenses would definitely not disappoint, in my experience.

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    Would have to clear out the gear closet and my first born to get anywhere near the S2.
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    Re: MF or M9 to Angkor Wat and North Vietnam

    Quote Originally Posted by The Smoking Camera View Post
    Hong Kong with a Blad was great. Used it for street, skyline, panoramas etc. Even used it inside temples. Here are a few photos from that trip: Joe Marquez - The Smoking Camera | Hong Kong
    I don't really see anything in that collection that would have suffered from being shot with an M9 or demands 40MP and up... That doesn't mean they're not good photographs, only that it's hard to see how more resolution would further improve on them.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jan Brittenson View Post
    I don't really see anything in that collection that would have suffered from being shot with an M9 or demands 40MP and up... That doesn't mean they're not good photographs, only that it's hard to see how more resolution would further improve on them.
    I agree. Was planning to shoot panoramas and skylines with the Blad but too much haze in the sky the entire week of our stay.
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    Re: MF or M9 to Angkor Wat and North Vietnam

    Quote Originally Posted by Jan Brittenson View Post
    I don't really see anything in that collection that would have suffered from being shot with an M9 or demands 40MP and up... That doesn't mean they're not good photographs, only that it's hard to see how more resolution would further improve on them.
    You mean you determined this from web-size images? But isn't that always the argument against MFD. I did the same thing recently on a trip to Tokyo with a Pentax 645D. While you really cannot see the benefit on the web, at least without a comparison image, there is a huge benefit to shooting situations like this with MFD. Whether you care for the technical difference is subjective. An M9 would also have made nice images as this does not come down to simply technical attributes. But to imply that there is no benefit to using a higher resolution camera, I cannot agree with that.

    I am not trying to start a flame (I have my smiley face on ), but being a member of "Dante's Inferno," I am certainly realizing the benefits of using MFD in areas of photography that have been the providence of smaller formats. And it is not even the resolving power but other attributes like the tonality.

    And don't get me wrong. The M9 may very well be the right tool for Joe, but I can't quite dismiss MFD so easily.

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    Re: MF or M9 to Angkor Wat and North Vietnam

    Quote Originally Posted by Shashin View Post
    You mean you determined this from web-size images? But isn't that always the argument against MFD. I did the same thing recently on a trip to Tokyo with a Pentax 645D. While you really cannot see the benefit on the web, at least without a comparison image, there is a huge benefit to shooting situations like this with MFD. Whether you care for the technical difference is subjective. An M9 would also have made nice images as this does not come down to simply technical attributes. But to imply that there is no benefit to using a higher resolution camera, I cannot agree with that.

    I am not trying to start a flame (I have my smiley face on ), but being a member of "Dante's Inferno," I am certainly realizing the benefits of using MFD in areas of photography that have been the providence of smaller formats. And it is not even the resolving power but other attributes like the tonality.

    And don't get me wrong. The M9 may very well be the right tool for Joe, but I can't quite dismiss MFD so easily.
    +1.

    This is the reason my first reply started out with a caveat ... "It all depends on what the end use will be." The OP has clearly stated what the applications/locations will be while on the trip, but isn't quite clear what the end intent is.

    It has to be assumed that anyone with this level and choice of gear is either a Professional Photographer, or a dead serious enthusiasts ... or a little of both. As such, there is usually some sense of what the images will be used for ... what they are after photographically when the trip is done.

    As good as the M9 is, working with files from the Hasselblad is a whole other realm of 16 bit, large sensor capture that can show tonal differences and subtile color separation, even subtile differences in a 8X10 print ... (Jack Flesher detailed the benefits of printing using 16 bit files in a recent thread).

    Intent is the final decision maker IMHO. Personal comfort is just that, a personal decision. Folks here that trek out into the wilderness at 4AM with a backpack full of MFD gear, a big tripod, and a giant ARCA C1 geared head, do so because of intent, not for personal comfort.

    GetDpi member Kurt Kama does all types of shooting similar to the OP's application list using a MFD system exclusively. Value, size, location, application, relationship to the subject both formal or candid, doesn't seem to stop him.

    When I traveled to historic St Augustine it was to soak up the history, record notes on my experiences, and do a little street shooting ... the end intent was a nice travel album for family enjoyment, with a secondary intent to capture some "stock" background plates to use for paying work.
    The M9s were the only cameras I took. On a recent trip to the Gulf coast my intent was more photographic than personal R&R or sight-seeing, I wanted the best images I could produce for prints, so I only took the H4D/60 and a tripod.

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    Re: MF or M9 to Angkor Wat and North Vietnam

    Quote Originally Posted by fotografz View Post
    +1.

    On a recent trip to the Gulf coast my intent was more photographic than personal R&R or sight-seeing, I wanted the best images I could produce for prints, so I only took the H4D/60 and a tripod.

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    Hi Marc.... so is this a clear statement of your H4D/60 being better than your S2 then? :P

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    Re: MF or M9 to Angkor Wat and North Vietnam

    Quote Originally Posted by The Smoking Camera View Post
    Would have to clear out the gear closet and my first born to get anywhere near the S2.
    Sounds like a good plan ... except the "first Born" part

    I believe that is exactly what Kurt Kama did. If forced to make the same decision and I had to choose ... I'd dump it all and keep the S2 and maybe add a X100/NEX5N/Etc., or any of the little pocket camera's for no-brainer snaps.

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    Re: MF or M9 to Angkor Wat and North Vietnam

    Marc, I hear the evil laugh and background music. Quite entertaining.

    First of all I have thoroughly enjoyed your H4d-40. It has been a great investment for me. Secondly my trip to Vietnam and Cambodia is for fun with a wonderful photographer (and each of our wives). We have travelled and photographed together many times in the past. This will be a vacation trip with the intent of getting the very best images for ourselves.

    Quite frankly, I don't think I will go wrong with either the Hasselblad or the m9.

    Most importantly, let me know when you are ready to sell your S2 at a reasonable (cough cough) price. I will be the first (cough cough) in line.

    By the way, always a treat to read your insights.
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    Re: MF or M9 to Angkor Wat and North Vietnam

    I have to say as a photographer who has been working with film and digital medium format cameras for more years than I care to remember, lugging them around villages built into the sides of mountains and in heat that would wilt a tripod, that I would, if I were the OP, in the blink of an eye and without hesitation, take the M9.

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    Re: MF or M9 to Angkor Wat and North Vietnam

    Luckily we have two hands: on the one hand, the M9 makes the most sense for the heat portabiity and all those reasons. OTOH, there is the allure of those MFDB files, the joy of the larger viewfinder, the deliberation. Planning for a trip to Ecuador brings up the same issues. I'd love to take the MFDB for all the good reasons; however, remembering the heat, the sheer absolute and utter fatigue of hauling too much gear all point to use of a smaller camera. From time to time, the ideal has to give ground.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Geoff View Post
    From time to time, the ideal has to give ground.
    Depends on your ideal: Maximum resolution and file sizes, or an enjoyable holiday (without cursing your equipment bag). Both are not necessarily mutually exclusive, but frequently can be.

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    Re: MF or M9 to Angkor Wat and North Vietnam

    Ideals can also give way to getting old. (on my mind, because it's my B-Day tomorrow ).

    In the Spring of my life nothing phased me, or stopped me from executing my ideals. Dawn to dusk in Yellowstone in the dead of winter, snow often above my waist-line, big assed Hasselblad 500 system w/beefy tripod, anything to get the shot for my Big Sky Resort client ... and stuff like that.

    In the Fall of life, more ...ummm ...practical considerations have reared their compromising head.

    I say if you are young and fit, go for it ... there will be plenty of time later for little cameras and softer paths ... trust me on this

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    Re: MF or M9 to Angkor Wat and North Vietnam

    Grab the M9 and 28 cron, it's the widest lens on covered in the viewfinder and a stunning walkabout rig. Given you'll get a model shoot in VN (where the women are stunning) you'll regret not taking the MF gear. I'd take the Hassie the 28 and you'll want something longer, esp for Halong Bay. The photographers ephemeris can help you plan the shots.

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    Re: MF or M9 to Angkor Wat and North Vietnam

    Quote Originally Posted by fotografz View Post
    Ideals can also give way to getting old. (on my mind, because it's my B-Day tomorrow ).

    In the Spring of my life nothing phased me, or stopped me from executing my ideals. Dawn to dusk in Yellowstone in the dead of winter, snow often above my waist-line, big assed Hasselblad 500 system w/beefy tripod, anything to get the shot for my Big Sky Resort client ... and stuff like that.

    In the Fall of life, more ...ummm ...practical considerations have reared their compromising head.

    I say if you are young and fit, go for it ... there will be plenty of time later for little cameras and softer paths ... trust me on this

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    Re: MF or M9 to Angkor Wat and North Vietnam

    Whatever you take, take a back up in the same system and several extra batteries, cards and such. There is no question of flashes, tripod or any such accessories, eh?

    Interestingly (for me at least) Angkor area appears to be the most photographed in Infrared! You should do a search of the web for those.

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    Re: MF or M9 to Angkor Wat and North Vietnam

    Quote Originally Posted by Ben Rubinstein View Post
    Happy Birthday Marc, as you're mentioning the 'fall of life' can I assume that you're about to hit your '40's?
    You forgot to add the Ben.

    In my forties, I was an Executive Creative Director of big Ad Agency, made Fine Art paintings for exhibition, had a full blown darkroom, did commercial still work, and some weddings each year ... oh... and taught Karate to DEA agents and Detroit Homicide cops.

    That was then, and this is now.

    Retired two years ago, and if I now wanted to throw a flying spinning reverse kick like the snap of me below, I'd dial 911 first

    Trust me, DO IT NOW while you can!

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    Re: MF or M9 to Angkor Wat and North Vietnam

    Marc, the way you make it sound, you will have to trade in your M9 for a Pentax Q.

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    Re: MF or M9 to Angkor Wat and North Vietnam

    Good one!

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    Re: MF or M9 to Angkor Wat and North Vietnam

    Quote Originally Posted by Shashin View Post
    Marc, the way you make it sound, you will have to trade in your M9 for a Pentax Q.
    One of those Minox that looks like a Leica M.

    They even make a special edition white one, just like Leica does

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    Re: MF or M9 to Angkor Wat and North Vietnam

    Thanks everyone for your advice.
    FYI, I decided to use my H4d-40 instead of the Leica m9.
    I posted some Angkor Wat images in the Fun With MF images thread.
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    Re: MF or M9 to Angkor Wat and North Vietnam

    Beautiful images. BTW, how did the Hasselblad travel? Regrets? I would be interested in your opinions. I am liking MFD as a snap shot camera more and more.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Shashin View Post
    Beautiful images. BTW, how did the Hasselblad travel? Regrets? I would be interested in your opinions. I am liking MFD as a snap shot camera more and more.
    Thanks. The Hasselblad was a bit heavy but no problems. I needed a monopod one sunrise, but otherwise it was handheld. I use a handstrap which helps. I took the 50mm and 80mm but Angkor Wat demands the widest lens possible so the 28mm stayed on the entire time. I would not hesitate taking this camera on another trip.
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    Re: MF or M9 to Angkor Wat and North Vietnam

    Quote Originally Posted by The Smoking Camera View Post
    Thanks everyone for your advice.
    FYI, I decided to use my H4d-40 instead of the Leica m9.
    I posted some Angkor Wat images in the Fun With MF images thread.

    Pleeeeeeze post some shots here ... finding anything on the thread takes forever

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    Quote Originally Posted by fotografz View Post
    Pleeeeeeze post some shots here ... finding anything on the thread takes forever

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    Per your request and because this camera was once in your capable hands, I will repost the images here.
    I had actually posted the images here earlier, but not much response so I placed them in a different thread.
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    Re: MF or M9 to Angkor Wat and North Vietnam

    THANK YOU!

    See, it was well worth the effort to take the H4D on the trip! The burden is most certainly lessened when you get once in a lifetime images like this!

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    Re: MF or M9 to Angkor Wat and North Vietnam

    Thanks Marc,
    Very happy I took the Hassy.
    Here is another image converted to BW.

    Quote Originally Posted by fotografz View Post
    THANK YOU!

    See, it was well worth the effort to take the H4D on the trip! The burden is most certainly lessened when you get once in a lifetime images like this!

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