Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1999/11/28

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Subject: Re: [Leica] Re: 75mm f1.4
From: Paul Chefurka <>
Date: Sun, 28 Nov 1999 09:55:58 -0500

On Sun, 28 Nov 1999 07:38:14 -0600, George Huczek
<> wrote:

>At 06:33 PM 27/11/99 -0700, you wrote:
>>Please remember all you non M6/M5 people that you might want to add a 1/3 to
>>a1/2 stop to your exposures when at closest focusing. More mag less light. I
>>generally add a 1/2 stop to my 90 when racked all the way out. Yikes I'm off
>>to a film. Bye
>Shouldn't TTL metering give you the correct exposure without any
>compensation for magnification?

It does, that was the point of the original post - it referred to "non
M6/M5 people" - i.e. those using hand-held meters.

Paul Chefurka