Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1997/11/08

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Subject: Re: Aperture priority tip, was M5 v M6
From: Bob Parsons <>
Date: Sat, 8 Nov 1997 14:12:30 +0000

Paul wrote:

>I use an M6, and I generally use aperture priority. Because you
>can't see speeds in the finder, I count click stops as I adjust speed,
>especially as I get into the slower speeds.

I use the flash speed as an index point to count the shutter speeds from.
It feels very distinctive as you go through it. In that way I don't have
to take the camera from my eye to know the shutter speed.

Bob Parsons