Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2004/09/16

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Subject: [Leica] Question on lens switching
From: jbcollier at (John Collier)
Date: Thu Sep 16 17:46:21 2004
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Leica recommends that you shade the camera with your body when changing 
lenses in bright sun. I have had no problems myself.

John Collier

On Sep 16, 2004, at 12:57 PM, Wade Heninger wrote:

> I noticed on some negs I shot this morning that every frame where I 
> swapped
> lenses is fogged.
> Does this mean my shutter isn't lightproof or that you just shouldn't 
> change
> lenses with film in it?  Or should I maybe shade it significantly 
> before
> switching?  I did this on both my Hexar and my M6 and the M6 is the 
> only one
> showing fogging when the lens was off.

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