Can I shoot 500 T with my autoexposure-only camera?

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grainy
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Can I shoot 500 T with my autoexposure-only camera?

Post by grainy » Sat Feb 25, 2017 10:01 pm

Hi folks, rewording a previous question -- I've got a camera that does not have manual exposure. How will it respond to 500 T? I've previously only used TriX with it, no problems of course.
thanks much!!
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Re: Can I shoot 500 T with my autoexposure-only camera?

Post by richard p. t. » Sun Feb 26, 2017 1:32 am

Sure you can. In low light, a camera that does 'read' 500t would specify the widest aperture anyway. So even if your camera doesn't read the size of the 500t notch, as long as it's low light it will be fine.
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Re: Can I shoot 500 T with my autoexposure-only camera?

Post by grainy » Mon Feb 27, 2017 11:54 pm

Hi Richard - interesting! And handy, because I'm shooting mostly at night. Any guidelines for a sunny/daytime shooting with this camera? It's a Eumig 125 XL S. Super 8 wikia claims it has a manual exposure option but I sure don't see one.
thanks!!
G
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