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How to photograph a silhouette
How to get your color spot-on with the Illuminati color/light meter
Controlling the “feel” of an image with the Illuminati meter
The Smartphone Lightmeter on the Job
This Changes Everything, How to Accurately Meter Light-Flash-Color from Your Smartphone
Exposure Tactics • Refining Exposure
Camera Bag Metering
Exposure Tactics: Incident Metering
Exposure Tactics–Reflective Metering
Using an External Light Meter
Control What Your Exposure Meter “Sees”

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The Illuminati meter connects to a smart phone or watch. It provide accurate exposures that camera meters can't.

The Smartphone Lightmeter on the Job

I just received a pre-production Illuminati incident light meter that uses bluetooth to connect to a smart phone. I am really excited to use it on a job… Why use an incident lightmeter? The answer is really simple. The meters

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Exposure Tactics • Refining Exposure

The previous Exposure Tactics post, explored understanding the difference between how Lightroom, Photoshop, and light meters measure exposure. Now we continue to look at working with the files in postproduction. Exposure Tweaks in Lightroom & Camera Raw Calibrated computer monitors

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Camera Bag Metering

More often than not when shooting in the mixed light of partially-shaded areas, such as under canopy or near water where available light can be a spotty mixture of shadow and highlight, it can be difficult to locate a neutral

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IncidentMetering

Exposure Tactics: Incident Metering

My last post showed why it’s difficult to get the exposure right with the reflective meters in our cameras. They measure the light without being able to differentiate whether a subject is bright, dark or in-between. This one is how

Read More
2279-PSU Lighting Article Photographs

Exposure Tactics–Reflective Metering

Exposure can be really confusing. It’s particularly so with modern digital cameras. Why? The type of light meters built into cameras is a big reason. Those meters are reflective meters. They measure the amount of light bouncing off of a

Read More
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Using an External Light Meter

This tutorial is from a new class called Up and Running with Studio Strobes I just completed for Lynda.com. It is co-taught with my friend Abba Shapiro. While often deemed a creative endeavor, photography can involve some math. In this

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Control What Your Exposure Meter “Sees”

Post by Rick Sammon Heres an important thing to think about when comes to seeing the light (the key to getting a good exposure): you can control what your cameras meter sees. Basically, digital SLR cameras, and even some compact

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refining

Exposure Tactics • Refining Exposure

The previous Exposure Tactics post, explored understanding the difference between how Lightroom, Photoshop, and light meters measure exposure. Now we continue to look at working with the files in postproduction. Exposure Tweaks in Lightroom & Camera Raw Calibrated computer monitors

Read More
mark-morrow-photofocus-gray-bag-metering-1000

Camera Bag Metering

More often than not when shooting in the mixed light of partially-shaded areas, such as under canopy or near water where available light can be a spotty mixture of shadow and highlight, it can be difficult to locate a neutral

Read More
IncidentMetering

Exposure Tactics: Incident Metering

My last post showed why it’s difficult to get the exposure right with the reflective meters in our cameras. They measure the light without being able to differentiate whether a subject is bright, dark or in-between. This one is how

Read More
2279-PSU Lighting Article Photographs

Exposure Tactics–Reflective Metering

Exposure can be really confusing. It’s particularly so with modern digital cameras. Why? The type of light meters built into cameras is a big reason. Those meters are reflective meters. They measure the amount of light bouncing off of a

Read More
lightmeterheader

Using an External Light Meter

This tutorial is from a new class called Up and Running with Studio Strobes I just completed for Lynda.com. It is co-taught with my friend Abba Shapiro. While often deemed a creative endeavor, photography can involve some math. In this

Read More

Control What Your Exposure Meter “Sees”

Post by Rick Sammon Heres an important thing to think about when comes to seeing the light (the key to getting a good exposure): you can control what your cameras meter sees. Basically, digital SLR cameras, and even some compact

Read More

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