Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1998/10/07

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Subject: Re: [Leica] M6TTL shutter speed dial
From: (N. B. Watson)
Date: Wed, 07 Oct 1998 11:03:11 EDT

Agreed.  "Play it where it lies" is a fine rule for preserving the
challenge of golf, but it is an absurd restriction of creativity to decry
the *judicious* use of flash, and an elitist attitude to belittle those
who do so.


On Wed, 7 Oct 1998 07:46:00 -0500 "James Harrison" <> writes:
> Ted Grant wrote:
>>Hell, if a photographer knows anything about "real time Light" they 
>>need flash!
>>Ladies and gentlemen, if you require flash for your pictures, please 
>go buy
>>a Canon sure shot, as they work perfectly well! :) Well OK, one of 
>>insta-Leica point and shooters! :)
>This is an interesting opionion but not true all the time;; I used to
>photograph for the USAF.  Most of the time I photographed promotions, 
>I. E.
>Grip and Grins..  All of these were inside, and most required the use 
>of a
>flash..  I used M2s, M3s, M6s...Why, because I wanted to.  I also used 
>Metz.. photos were fine, no Notilux.. I did use available 
>light, the
>Metz was available so I used it;;;;;;jh

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