David Strachan

David Strachan

Lives in Australia Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
Works as a retired Geologist/Environmental Scientist
Joined on Jan 20, 2002
About me:

Loved boats and sailing, croquet, exploration and nature, camera collecting and dark rooms, big gardens, astronomy, macro,stereo and pinhole and IR, community clubs and sailing events, love life with loved ones.

David Strachan's recent activity

  • You've done well.  Some super images. ...
  • Replied in Buying an M8
    Hi Bill Don't overthink it...just do it. A fantastic camera which uses the sweet central spot at APS-H size sensor. Of course you'll need to buy the right lenses too...LTM works well with ...
  • Glad you chaps have made a work around, that works for you. Still i just find it very irritating, and is a "deal breaker" if i want to buy a Q camera and trust the depth of field scales.  Sorry i ...
  • I think it's pretty crummy too. We buy cameras and instruments for exactness...why make excuses for the "digital age". Over on the Leica site certain people just blow you off with excuses and their ...
  • I reckon they are people who want to understand the process. They tend to be very passionate, film or digital. But not really much different to other's who are fans of their cameras. ...
  • I'm still using an ltm Summicron forged when i was born in 1952. Use it on my Leicas and occasionally on my XE-1. Took ages to find what i wanted, and after a CLA...well never been tempted by a ...
  • I just prefer to use a camera.  Using phones is...not nice and i get no satisfaction. I use my phone for talking and sending messages...if i have to.  Ghastly things really, and horrible to use for ...
  • Hi Dave... Yes everything has changed...except my keepers.  Still only about 10%. Including astro pics...then i was, still, only mod serious with semi decent telelescopes and lenses. I liked Pentax ...
  • The M240 is the first M camera to allow live view, and to use an exciting mix of other lenses. I believe in other lenses, as well as Leica. I was very happy with my two M8's.  But live view has ...
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