Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1997/03/30

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Subject: Re: Donal Philby
From: Jim Brick <>
Date: Sun, 30 Mar 1997 17:14:15 -0800

At 08:01 PM 3/29/97 -0800, you wrote:
>Just FYI:  For metering, with sun behind me I used incident reading
>(camera matrix meter gave 1 1/2 stops under because of white boats). 
>For against sun with sparkles on water, opened up one stop (which
>corresponded to meter reading).  Every frame perfectly exposed.  Was
>shooting at 1/125th and with gyro and boats at 40mph, the boat wakes are
>blurry and the water sparkels look like star trails and the boats (with
>occasional exceptions) are sharp.  
>Cause for serious celebrations at light table.  With sound effects.
>Donal Philby
>San Diego

Way to go Donal!!!

I've been away for a week and will get the Linhof info for you as soon as I