Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2006/10/08

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Subject: [Leica] big dumb R TTL question
From: firkin at (Alastair Firkin)
Date: Sun Oct 8 01:43:32 2006
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I think it is easy to do with the R8. Perhaps manual with ttl: when I  
had the R9 DMR combo, it would not allow me to choose TTL on the  
flash. Needs more investigation
On 08/10/2006, at 1:12, 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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