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[OM] Re: I've Waited Long Enough (Long post, only for the brave)

Subject: [OM] Re: I've Waited Long Enough (Long post, only for the brave)
From: Winsor Crosby <wincros@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 4 Feb 2005 22:03:32 -0800
I tend to think that like much of Kodak advice, it is classic, which 
means it is out of date even when it was published. The difficulty 
cited would be encountered with an old fashioned wide angle meter. A 
good spot meter either handheld or in an OM4T would solve the problem.



Winsor
Long Beach, California, USA
On Feb 4, 2005, at 3:23 PM, Piers Hemy wrote:

>
> Joshua, I don't recommend a light meter at all if you have in mind 
> outdorr
> cityscapes after dark.  I dug out my trasured copy of "Adventures in
> Existing Light Photography" Kodak, 1969, and here is how they explain 
> it
> better than I would:
>
> "The large dark areas in many night scenes make it difficult to us an
> exposure meter from the camera position.  You can either make a 
> close-up
> meter reading of the important areas in your picture, or use the 
> exposure
> recommended in the exposure table on page 40."


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