Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2001/11/14

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Subject: Re: [Leica] ultra wide/light ?
From: "Stanislaw B.A. Stawowy" <>
Date: Wed, 14 Nov 2001 17:30:09 +0100
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> Measuring correct exposures with  M6/ 15mm CV or 21mm Elmarit  ultra wide
> lenses , especially in bright and  contrasty conditions  (like here in
> Arizona) often seems tricky.
> What is the best way to do this..  especially at sunrise /sunset light
> conditions?...

Why do it in a first order? :-)

Meter the ground, then correct accordingly. Even better - measure your
hand - no it doesn't need to be sharp to be metered ;-). Even better:
meter Kodak Gray Card...

Ersatz surface should be lighted in a similar way that final subject is, by the way.

Why are you asking such a difficult questions? :-)
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