Tagged: Light Meter

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Using a Light Meter for Proper Exposure

I have heard the phrase “I don’t need no stinking light meter†more times than I can count, your LCD display and histogram are all you need for a perfect exposure right? Would you be surprised if I told you that your camera was lying to you? We first need to know why our LCD and histogram is wrong before we can believe that using a light meter will be of benefit.

Video: How to use a Light Meter 18

Video: How to use a Light Meter

With the recent articles we have done on portrait lighting and the use of light meters we have had a bunch of requests to do an actual demonstration of how to use a meter in an actual real-world environment.

In this video Kerry demonstrates using a simple light meter in a product shoot.