When Rudy Guttosch from Illuminati Instrument Corp sent me this intriguing device, I wasn't really sure how I was going to use it. I don't particularly enjoy having to bring extra stuff at photo shoots. Still, for the purpose of this article, I gave it a try and took it with me on location. Well, I have to admit it, I've been quite fascinated by all what my new buddy could do for me for less than 62 grams of weight. First things first: what is that Illuminati thing? The Illuminati light and colormeter does exactly what its name says it … [Read more...] about The Illuminati Meter: What is that?
The light meter in our camera's only read light bouncing off the subject. They can't read color or flash (unless it's from its own speedlight.) They also can't read light falling on the subject also know as "incident" measurement. Incident flash meters run from a low end of $200.00 to $750.00 for a pro version. Color meters are really pricey at $1700.00. Which brings me to a new incident meter that connects to iOS & Android smartphones via bluetooth. Introducing the Illuminati Meter Illuminati Instruments introduced a compact incident … [Read more...] about This Changes Everything, How to Accurately Meter Light-Flash-Color from Your Smartphone