Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2006/10/07

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Subject: [Leica] big dumb R TTL question
From: faneuil at (Eric Korenman)
Date: Sat Oct 7 08:12:24 2006

Ok - So here is my R8/R9 question.

When shooting TTL flash is there anyway to shoot slower than 1/250 sec?
When I flip my Metz flash in to TTL mode, my R8 forces 1/250 shutter speed.

For this reason I often shoot in A mode so I can drag the shutter.
But, as we know, A mode is not always quite as accurate, so I'd prefer TTL

And a followup question -- Anyone having success shooting TTL flash with the
You aren't supposed to be able to, but I sometime have luck with flash
dialed down to -3 compensation.


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