Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1997/07/31

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Subject: Re: M use
From: (Ben Holmes)
Date: Thu, 31 Jul 1997 08:15:08 -0600 (MDT)

>><< It's like the very popular
>> 1/8000th shutter speed - you need it once in your live - if ever. >>
>>I need the 1/200 flash sync speed several times a year - and this is the main
>>reason for having a 1/8000 shutter.

Yup. Few people use lenses wide open in daylight. So few in fact, that it
produces a look that most find unusual. It's so natural to take advantage of
DOF when you have enough light. Try using max shutter speed, slow film, and
max aperature on a few bright, sunny shots - bokeh fever!


Ben W. Holmes
Boulder, CO

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