Re: lens questions

From: kris ^lt;[email protected]>
Date: 07/06/05-06:57:41 AM Z
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silly question--
do you have an exposure compensation/e.v. adjustment (or whatever they
call it) set on the D-1? even accidentally, it could make what seems
like a 1-stop difference actually up to 3.


Barry Kleider wrote:
> Last week, I was shooting some welders.
> My ultimate goal was to shoot them with a Hasselblad and a 150 f4 lens.
> (No internal meter.)
> Since these exposures are obviously tricky, I started with my Nikon D-1
> and a Tamron 28-70 f2.8
> I was getting some decent exposures - nothing great, but certainly
> within tolerance for a first attempt. So I decided to switch over to the
> Hassy using the same readings.
> Since the Nikon was running at ISO 200 and my provia is 100, I gave it a
> full stop. I got the lab results today: $%#^$%. (Translation: way too
> dark and looks like s**t.)
> So my question is: what's the relationship between a medium format Hassy
> with a 150 f4 lens, and a 35mm Nikon with a 28-70 f2.8 lens (running
> close to 70 if not full on)?
> I assume there's a very straight-forward (though possibly hard to
> follow) explanation having to do with the difference in lens designs
> rather than a format comparison or a digital vs. analog thing (as my lab
> guy surmised.)
> Barry
Received on Wed Jul 6 06:58:00 2005

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