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    Arca-Swiss and Horseman backs will work quite well as they are basically the same. Also the RB67 film backs will work very well. The Pro and ProSD...
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    Thank you! I have a special place in my heart for that lens -- back in the film days I shot birds with one of those on an F4 body :) That was set...
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  • Jack's Avatar
    23 Hours Ago
    Re Mandler: I remember reading an interview with him somewhere long ago, probably one of the dedicated Leica mags, where he alluded to the fact...
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    Dave, I agree for the most part. I really preferred the way the 90TE drew over the regular 90 E wide open -- slightly softer and lower contrast, and...
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    Dave, No problem on the gray hair :) I was actually thinking of the 28 CRON and not the pre asph or asph Elmarits -- I will edit my above to...
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    Please add a price for the 800mm lens or I will delete your ad per the rules. Thank you,
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    I only have one to thing to say about this: Mandler was a GOD of lens design and the resulting character. (And I'm willing fight with...
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    3 Days Ago
    Ed, A little more on the D810A:Just in case you weren't aware, Nikon made it specifically for Astro imaging, and in addition to H-band...
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    Jack replied to a thread D850 in Nikon
    Ai -- I don't disagree with you much at all when we get down to it. I still do photography because I enjoy the process from a hobbyist standpoint; I...
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    Jack replied to a thread D850 in Nikon
    Thank you! :thumbs:
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    Jack replied to a thread D850 in Nikon
    @ Bernard -- thank you! First thing I notice is how well it renders greens -- obviously more critical testing needed, but from what you've posted,...
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    1 Week Ago
    Jack replied to a thread Leave Leica SL for D850 in Nikon
    Way cool Graham, I was not aware and good to know -- and awesome for those that own them!
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  • Jack's Avatar
    1 Week Ago
    Take it into an Apple store and they'll set you up under warranty.
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    This thread is getting enough attention to un-stick it, so I am doing that so folks can tell which of the "picture" threads in this forum are most...
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    Jack replied to a thread Leave Leica SL for D850 in Nikon
    I will come back to this thread with some more thoughts. At some point, MP count becomes nearly irrelevant. If for you that point happens to be 24MP...
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    1 Week Ago
    Jack replied to a thread D850 in Nikon
    Doubtful Peter. The first batch sold out immediately. What I did notice is there was not as large of rush to get on this bandwagon, but I suspect a...
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    Jack replied to a thread D850 in Nikon
    @ Peter, I totally respect your choice for your photographic needs! But for my needs, FF is definitely there and at a minimum format size for me...
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    Jack replied to a thread Fun with Nikon Images in Nikon
    @ Thorkil.... The 18 and other UWA's of that era were not designed as architectural taking lenses, they were designed for close-quarters...
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    Jack replied to a thread Fun with Nikon Images in Nikon
    @ John Brew --- GORGEOUS!!! One of the reasons I like Nikon so much, is the way they render greens -- with broad tonality and gentle distinctions...
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    Jack replied to a thread D850 in Nikon
    What I read here is what I expected --- incremental performance increases along with a host of state of the art convenience features. Moreover, the...
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  • Jack's Avatar
    2 Weeks Ago
    Going from memory here, and I may be all wet, but I seem to recall reading somewhere that you need to manually enter an ID tag in the AF fine-tune...
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  • Jack's Avatar
    2 Weeks Ago
    Jack replied to a thread Fun with Nikon Images in Nikon
    Thorkil, IMHO, #2 is the winner by far -- mainly because of the position of the main feather, not to mention the water-skeeter bug :thumbs:
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    2 Weeks Ago
    Jack replied to a thread Leave Leica SL for D850 in Nikon
    I'm not the guy to ask since I abandoned MF a few years ago after the D800E came out -- no it wasn't as good as my MF DB in overall detail or color...
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    Jack replied to a thread D850 in Nikon
    John, Good question and I am wondering the same. Hopefully Roger and others that own the body and have a range of glass will report back (hint...
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    2 Weeks Ago
    Jack replied to a thread D850 in Nikon
    As re comparing a $3,500 FF camera body to a $35,000 MF DB... Two different cams serving different purposes. If the D850 is "good enough" for what...
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    Jack replied to a thread Can't upload new pictures. in Site Talk
    Ian, :ROTFL: (the ROTFL needs to be in caps ;) ) OP Chapel: This may help:...
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  • Jack's Avatar
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    Jack replied to a thread New D850 Focus Issues in Nikon
    Roger, stupid question, but could it be as simple as inadequate OVF diopter adjustment?
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  • Jack's Avatar
    2 Weeks Ago
    Open to offers on the 24 -- it is as-new in the box.
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    Jack replied to a thread New D850 Focus Issues in Nikon
    You would think after the D800 AF point error debacle, Nikon would have learned to not release a camera until at least the AF was confirmed to work....
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  • Jack's Avatar
    2 Weeks Ago
    Forget the basic color editor and use the "Advanced" -- it's one of my few nits with C1 that they don't allow us to set the advanced as the default. ...
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