Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1999/09/26

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Subject: Re: [Leica] Another Scala question...
From: Mark Rabiner <>
Date: Sun, 26 Sep 1999 13:11:48 -0700

Guy Bennett wrote:
> >As for "exposing for highlights", this is what I have always done with slide
> >film...measure the brightest part of the scene in which I want detail (e.g. a
> >person's face or a textured light-colored wall) and expose for that.
> >
> >Nathan
> nathan,
> once you've exposed for the face/wall, do you open up a stop or two, or do
> you stick with the suggested reading?
> guy
That is what "exposing for highlights" means to me. Taking a reading off of
them, they say F11 so you set your lens on F8. Along those lines.
Mark Rabiner