Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2000/08/23

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Subject: RE: [Leica] white dot and metering
From: Paul Chefurka <>
Date: Wed, 23 Aug 2000 12:23:18 -0700

>From: Dan Honemann []
>Ah, thanks Paul and others, this clears it up.  I was 
>wondering if I should
>start metering off of white surfaces rather than grey.  The calibration
>explains it.  Is it possible for someone like Sherry to adjust the
>calibration if one finds a consistent under/over-exposure when shooting
>transparencies?  Might be simpler to adjust how one meters, 
>though, huh? :)

To recalibrate your meter yourself, just reset your ISO dial.

<Rant on>
I really hate that I have to call ASA "ISO".  If ASA was good enough when I
was a kid, it should be good enough now.  Tri-X will be never be 400 ISO as
far as I'm concerned.
<Rant off>