Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1998/03/29

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Subject: Re: [Leica] M6 Meter Area
From: Eric Welch <>
Date: Sun, 29 Mar 1998 09:00:10 -0600

At 10:38 PM 3/27/98 -0800, you wrote:

>knowing the exact parameters. No matter what, when looking through the
>finder, it's all guesstimating anyway. Mental interpolation that cannot be
>precise. So do these percentages actually mean something to somebody?

Theoretically, that might be the case, but knowing the approximate area it
covers helps you figure where to place it to get the right reading. In
practice (if not in theory) I am quite impressed with how the M6 meter
works. Quite accurate (when experience on the photographer's part is adequate).

Eric Welch
St. Joseph, MO

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