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Sunny Sixteen (sunny f/16) Rule!

Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On December - 3 - 2016
Leica m7

Leica m7

Scenario: The light metering of your analogue camera is defective, but the camera itself still works well. What should you do to ensure you still get the results you want?
There is a savior of a guide for such a predicament: the “sunny sixteen.” This guide states: when shooting in an outdoor setting, with the sun shining bright on a clear cloudless day, one should turn and set the aperture of the lens to 16 (f/16) with the shutter speed matching the roll of film’s ISO model.

Sunny Sixteen  Rule

Sunny Sixteen Rule

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