Quote Originally Posted by John Koehrer View Post
The shadow's caused when the meter arm doesn't move completely out of the way. Doesn't happen often but it does happen.
A well adjusted M5 will never have this problem!
When you push the button, the first thing that happens is you 'pushing' that arm away. This arm is directly connected, via a lever with the release button, no spring no undepended mechanism!
If you doubt it, put a LTM to bayonet adaptor ring on the camera (no lens) and push, you will see...
They ware not that stupid in Wetzlar...

Good luck,
Philippe