Lives in New Zealand (Aotearoa) Auckland, New Zealand (Aotearoa)
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RussellP's recent activity

  • Was that where the Battle of the Bulge was fought?🤔 No arnhem was one of a number of bridges the allies tried to capture with the worlds largest paratroop drop in 1944. They got all the others but ...
  • CL with the 3 prime lens setup of  Leica 18/2.8 plus the sigma 30/1.4 and sigma 56/1.4 for when I specifically want to go out for the purpose of taking photographs. nikon V1 with the 70-300cx lens ...
  • Thanks, yes I think I will have to trust AF doesn’t get affected by the glass bubble.
  • I will never own a Leica M camera. It’s not the cost, if you want something badly enough you will find a way. No it’s because I struggle with focussing a rangefinder. I did when I tried one back in...

  • Created discussion thread Settings for aerial photos with CL
    I am heading off on holiday to the South Island and hope to do a helicopter flight in the mountains. Ideally I would lock the focus my CL to infinity so the AF is not distracted by the helicopter ...
  • Mairangi Bay, Auckland New Zealand
  • Created discussion thread CL w Sigma 56mm f1.4 Morning beach walk
    A few samples with the new sigma 56mm this morning. Nice lens.
  • Added 5 photos to their gallery
  • The first one is particularly striking.
  • With the Cl and Ttartisan 35 f1.4
  • Added 3 photos to their gallery
  • This walkway is actually the main trunk sewer line encased in concrete and shaped like rocky foreshore. Its a wonderful walkway for us locals and also forms part of Te Araroa which is the New ...
  • Added 1 photo to their gallery
  • I went for a walk to my local marina and historic reserve this morning with the aim of trying out the TT Artisans 35mm f.4 cheap lens. I have shot sets of three. Some at f4, 5.6 and 8 and some at ...
  • Added 5 photos to their gallery
  • Maybe one day a summilux. Buying the CL with the 18/2.8 was a major camera investment for me. Even getting it second hand for a bit less than half price the new kit was still the most I’ve ever ...
  • Thanks, my CL came with the TL 18/2.8 so I’m happy for the wide end. I’m looking at the sigma 56/1.4 for a short Tele and the std is a work in progress. I’ll use the TTartisam 35 for a while but ...
  • Thanks to all for their replies and recommendations. I have picked up cheap Ttartisan 35/1.4 to try. It’s not really pancake but it is quite small. it gives me a chance to try shooting fully manual ...
  • Created question thread Full frame lens on CL
    I like to use pancake lenses on my newly acquired CL. I have the 18mm 2.8 and its a good size. The 35mm is really big so I'm looking for smaller alternatives. Ideally leica would make a pancake ...
  • Created discussion thread CPA - NZ Christmas Tree
    A dreary day for a beach walk today but the NZ Pohutakawa trees are starting to flower. Known as the NZ Xmas tree for good reason.
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