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

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Subject: [Leica] Re: big dumb R TTL question
From: faneuil at (Eric Korenman)
Date: Sat Oct 7 08:50:17 2006
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I am going to try it, but I think I can shoot with camera in "T" mode and
IE, set the shutter speed and let the camera choose the F stop.

I'd prefer to be in aperture priority mode with TTL, but I don't think it is


On 10/7/06, Eric Korenman <> wrote:
> 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
> mode.
> And a followup question -- Anyone having success shooting TTL flash with
> the DMR?
> You aren't supposed to be able to, but I sometime have luck with flash
> dialed down to -3 compensation.
> Eric

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