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07-21-2012, 10:03 AM #26
07-22-2012, 10:43 AM #27
Have you thought about a Voigtlander as a fully capable alternative to Leica madness?hi
07-22-2012, 10:59 AM #28
If you're still considering film, have you thought about a Minolta CLE?
07-24-2012, 06:36 PM #29
08-01-2012, 02:06 PM #30
I´m not allowed to consider film anymore.
08-01-2012, 02:19 PM #31
RN pay in Norway > RN pay in North Carolina
I'm going GX1 as a comparison!
What kind of nursing are you doing?
08-02-2012, 01:40 AM #32custom user title?
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i think id get the x100 in your place. its a great camera and you seemed to like it. of course only one focal lenght, but then youd probably just pay as much (or less) for a used x100 in very good condition than for a nice m-mount lens. might be worht to just try the one focal length, then if you dont like it or really want interchangeable lenses either switch to leica later (with a good idea on which lenses you want to have) or see if fuji comes up with more interesting options in the interchangeable x-pro system? you wont burn much money anyway, used x100s sell for nearly 90% of their price on ebay germany...
ps. not that i know much about it, but arent there supposed to be 14mp new sigma dps soon? i had a dp1 which delivered great image quality and was lots of fun, even though a pretty wierd camera...
08-02-2012, 04:16 AM #33
08-04-2012, 07:12 AM #34
Would love to come work in an ICU over there. Can only imagine the patient population is more bearable than NC
My vet wife, not so much.
08-12-2012, 10:28 AM #35
Anyway,thought I should share my news with everyone who replied and tried to talk me out of this, I have a minty black M9 with just over 5000 actuations on it coming my way. Cost just over half of what a new one would,and I think I got a great deal. Since I really was nearing a new one with my overtime cash, a decent lens is going on it at some point,too. Thanks everyone!!
08-16-2012, 11:16 AM #36
Post some pics when it arrivesLord King of the Beater-Kooks
08-18-2012, 04:38 AM #37
Will do,got it sitting at home,looking all pretty with nothing to do.
08-19-2012, 05:44 AM #38
The lack-a-lens M9:
08-28-2012, 12:40 AM #39_______________________________________________
"Strapping myself to a sitski built with 30lb of metal and fibreglass then trying to water ski in it sounds like a stupid idea to me.
I'll be there." ... Andy Campbell
10-20-2012, 12:38 AM #40
Schralph! Do it!
Well, here´s an update for you, an even better, actual photos shot with the M9. I got to, while saving up for a lens, borrow in succession a Summicron 35/2 v4, and a Minolta Rokkor 40/2. Very, very similar optics, and if I were to pick one, it would be the latter, as it´s three-four times cheaper than the Leica 35. The Minolta´s flange had been filed to draw 35mm framelines, and the composition wasn´t too off.
Some pictures from before I got my own lens to fiddle with and obsess over:
Advanced machinery, grandpa, aged 91 (soon 92) trying to figure out the logics of a one-year-olds Winnie the Pooh computer:
Lines, light and shadows:
Loafers of death:
And then... After rigorous savings, and my wife finally caving into lending me some money so I could actually buy my dream lens, these came to light:
Nurse Stian, my very gay and awesome partner in crime at work:
Nurse Emmy, my female partner in crime at work, equally awesome:
The awesomest of all awesomes combined, Amelie (she prefers "princess" as her suffix, and my beloved wife, Hege (missing is the little piece of awesome called Sofie, four weeks old today, but she will be published at some later point):
10-20-2012, 12:42 AM #41
The latter three are shot with..dum-dum-dum.. the Leica Summilux 35mm ASPH v2. It´s fucking awesome.
In dim light, there´s no contest regarding focus speed and accuracy, I can do it a hell of a lot quicker on the M9 than with my 1DsII and now sold 24/1.4.
So far, I´m very happy with the camera. Shot it for almost a month. It will probably die on me at some point, but I´m ok with that. The gold is in the glass, and that won´t die this side of Rapture. (hah).