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Incident Light Meters measure light that is directly hitting the subject as opposed to the on board Camera Metering which is measuring the reflected light. This generally means, light has to be fairly stable or controlled to retain correct exposure long enough when using an incident Light Meter. A good example of using an incident light meter outside in ...


It is easier to let your camera meter for the background and for you as the photographer to take control of your subject and ultimately, control how much light you wish to use. Photography is just “Painting with Light”, and whereas on a bright day, when there may be an abundance of ambient light, you are still confronted with the following 2 scenarios; Is ...

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