Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2015/10/24

[Author Prev] [Author Next] [Thread Prev] [Thread Next] [Author Index] [Topic Index] [Home] [Search]

Subject: [Leica] Light tripods and electronic first curtain
From: roark.paul at (Paul Roark)
Date: Sat, 24 Oct 2015 23:00:38 -0700
References: <> <> <00f801d10ee6$74f22bf0$5ed683d0$>

Apparently, the e-1st curtain starts to produce artifacts at high speeds.
Some say above 1/1000th it is a problem.  I suspect also that with no dark
time for the sensor before the exposure, the image has a bit more noise.


On Sat, Oct 24, 2015 at 10:31 PM, Frank Filippone <red735i at>

> I think the IS did help.  #3 is sharpest......  By a bit...
> Which brings up a really dumb Sony A7 question.....
> If you can either turn on or off the first shutter electronic curtain, why
> would you EVER want the first curtain to move?  Why not ALWAYS use the
> electronic first shutter curtain?
> Ie, what do you lose in electronic first shutter curtain?
> ( Been bothering me for a while...)
> Frank Filippone
> Red735i at
> This is a comparison of the Tiltall with the light Gitzo --
> I'll have to do a lot more comparison shots before I know whether or how
> much the electronic first curtain can help.  But, in theory and consistent
> with this initial look, I'd say it might make light tripods more useful
> than
> they have been in the past.
> _______________________________________________
> Leica Users Group.
> See for more information

In reply to: Message from kcarney1 at (Ken Carney) ([Leica] Light tripods and electronic first curtain)
Message from roark.paul at (Paul Roark) ([Leica] Light tripods and electronic first curtain)
Message from red735i at (Frank Filippone) ([Leica] Light tripods and electronic first curtain)