Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2001/06/11

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Subject: Re: [Leica] RE:Use of ND Filters
From: Phil Stiles <>
Date: Mon, 11 Jun 2001 23:18:05 -0400
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> >When I use fill flash with my Nikon I dial back the flash 1.5 - 2.0 stops
> >resulting in a very pleasing and natural looking portrait.  Seems to me (if
> >I'm following this thread correctly), I could use an ND to slow my shutter
> >speed down to sync speed and use the flash at full output and get properly
> >exposed ambient with the flash at 1.5-2.0 stops below, depending upon the
> >filter used.
> >
> Yep!
> Henry

Are we talking TTL metering? The flash would just increase to overcome
the filtration, and you'd have an ordinary looking flash picture, with
the background two stops lower than usual.

In reply to: Message from henry <> (Re: [Leica] RE:Use of ND Filters)