Light meters are dead, Long live the light meter!

In the age of digital - light meters have, for the most part, lost popularity with photographers. With digital cameras it is easy enough to just take a photo, review the image immediately, and adjust your exposure as necessary. However, If you want to take the guess work out of getting

Tutorial: Using the Gossen Luna-Pro Analog Light Meter

Note: If you don’t know why you need a light meter check out Light meters are dead, long live the light meter! The Gossen Luna-Pro is the best light meter I’ve found used for less than $100. Is is an older model analog light meter and as a result takes a little more

Understanding your Camera’s Light Meter & Tips for Dealing with Difficult Lighting

Digital cameras are getting surprisingly good at capturing proper exposure in most lighting conditions. Cameras judge proper exposure based on how much light is reflecting off of the scene back to the camera. This is called “Reflective Metering”. The camera compares the reflected light value against 18% gray (middle gray). This method