Spot Meter

Buying Guide

Light meters work by measuring the ambient or reflected light levels within the area you plan on photographing. Using medium gray, or 18% gray as a reference point, the meter takes this information and converts it to a combination of shutter speeds and lens-aperture openings. 

3 years ago
Tips and Solutions

So you've dropped a few thousand on your HD video camera and you're doing fine with the onboard monitor for the small productions that represent the bulk of your business. Why do you need a meter?

6 years ago