Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2008/06/17

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Subject: [Leica] How IR filters affect M8 B&W
From: kididdoc at (Steve Barbour)
Date: Tue Jun 17 08:38:41 2008
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On Jun 17, 2008, at 7:34 AM, Tina Manley wrote:

> At 02:20 AM 6/17/2008, you wrote:
>> All other things being equal, I prefer to use the IR filter while  
>> shooting B&W with the M8.  However, I have noticed that you can  
>> often gain a half stop more exposure without the filter, especially  
>> in reddish tungsten light.  So if I was shooting at 1/15 or slower,  
>> I might remove the IR filter, figuring that the half-stop faster  
>> shutter speed I'd get might gain me more in clarity than the IR  
>> smearing would take away.
>> --Peter
> That's very helpful, Peter, and a greater difference than I thought  
> it would be.  Guess I need to get a couple more filter sizes :-(

  my thoughts too Tina but, I am not totally convinced yet, but  
almost...just need to see this reproduced and carried a bit further,

> Tina
> Tina Manley
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