Find great deals for Leica SF 24D Shoe Mount Flash for Leica. Shop with confidence on eBay!. I bought a SF24D, to extend my flash work to having a small, light TTL flash for easy and quick fill flash or the usual needed fill, when going out. For this demonstration, I limited my gear to just the Leica M10 and the Leica SF24D (which is a simple flash). It’s not as if I were in a position to.

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In every mode, the flash is severely over exposing. I used my M8.

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lica Edited December 5, by gravastar. If the green ready light is on, the finder will show a flash ready signal too. Register a new account. I use it as filled light sourse in extreme back lid portrait ie more than 6 stops difference. The meter will try to render the average gray of the scene, and pump out light to make that happen.

Not a bad figure.

Lecia no longer have the flash so can’t try this. If you just put the flash on TTL and let the meter average the scene out, the flash will be your key light. Now I wish to do some more testings of this mini flash on the Leica M to see how it performs. Dealer Location Find your nearest Leica Dealer.


The distance of the subjects was 1 meter. Pin It on Pinterest.

Apart from startling the subject of course. Already have an account?

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So in a very dark room, in particular, that’s going to blast your shadows and move exposure up leida a bit. What about holding the button and setting with the camera’s rear dial as a third option?

My Leicz flashes work bliss on the M8. As far as I could tell the cause was:. No Nicole, you’re not brain dead I am The M8 and M9 meter a pre-flash reflected from the shutter. Personally, I find all of this easier with manual flash settings, because then I can meter for the ambient in regard to a fixed flash output All apertures from 2.

From the images, it is not difficult for you to find that optimal exposure cannot be s24d easily because the flash metering was deceived by the objects.

Everything, you describe works, as described. Any Condition Any Condition. In the instruction manual, it says a new set of batteries is capable of providing up to flashes at full light output. Posted December 5, But mostly I use the flash at the end of a “system” cable Nikon or Nissin for directed or bounce flash.

Sf24e display should not change. It is sometimes enlightening to take a look inside the shutter box. See details for description of any imperfections.

If you quickly need to show the out of camera JPEG’s, this is a pain. In that case it sounds like a defective flash, and the way to check that would be to try another one sf24r to be working properly.


The flash unit automatically recognizes the two diffuser screens supplied, and immediately adjusts the range display to the new guide number. If this works, then the flash works as specified. Does the flash expose correctly if you choose a low ISO and a small aperture f5.

This is beyond me. With the Leica Newsletters, you can be the first to read all about the latest products, Leica services and events.

The number of flashes may probably be increased if you always use automatic mode. Ratings and Reviews Write a review. It can’t help but look flashy.

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Remember too, that if you want the flash to only fill in ambient shadows, you should be setting it up to 3 stops under the ambient. Additional Product Features Guide Number. The flash fixed WB setting is poor but at least consistently poor. Subscribe my posts Leave This Blank: Original content here is published under these license terms:.

Just remember to touch the shutter release lightly so that you actually see the red flash signal in the finder, before you press it home for release.