Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2006/03/01

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Subject: [Leica] Shooting slide film with an M6
From: paulhardycarter at (PHC)
Date: Wed Mar 1 03:17:48 2006
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Depends on the film, but as a rule of thumb I try to underexpose by half 
a stop, and maybe a touch more if there's lots of sky in the frame.


Paul Hardy Carter
+44 (0)20 7871 7553

Scott McLoughlin wrote:
> So, I've had some slide film in the fridge, and I've decided
> to use it up.
> I've read that in metering when using slide film, one should
> be particularly sensitive to the highlights.
> I don't own a spot meter. All I have are the M6's built in
> meter and a couple of incident meters.
> Any rules of thumb when metering for slide film using
> the built in meter?
> Thanks.
> Scott

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