Zone System exposure question with Leica MM

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Unread postPosted: Thu Jun 26, 2014 3:09 pm 
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Have a question re: using the Zone System with the MM, since body has not arrive yet.
Back in the old days of film, (Getting nostalgic!) when shooting the Zone System in B&W there was a 1 stop increment between zones. In digital, at least in color digital, I have noticed that the difference between zones is more like 1/2 stop, or even less. Would this be the case with the MM?, or would it be like the film days? 1 stop increments?

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The zone system should be one stop, regardless of camera.

On the MM, you'll notice the histogram on the LCD is divided into 11 regions - for use with the zone system.

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Unread postPosted: Sun Jun 29, 2014 1:05 pm 
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Hi,
You were right, I ran a few informal exposure tests using a white door, and the diid. between zones is indeed 1 f stop.

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