Why You Want A Dedicated Light Meter & How to Turn Your Phone Into One With Lumu
Much overlooked, the light meter could be what takes your photography to new heights, and now you can turn your phone into a real one.
Four Tips on How to Properly Meter Exposure in Snow
One of the great things about winter when it comes to photography is that the snowy landscape can provide some terrific photo opportunity. But there is one problem when it comes to shooting snow: Snow is white. Your camera’s metering system wants to meter everything as middle gray. As a result, that pristine white snow becomes dull and dirty snow. SLR Lounge has 4 easy-to-use tips that can help you expose your images correctly when shooting in the snow.
Photography Essentials: The Sunny 16 Rule
With all the sophistication of modern metering system, it seems like the good ol’ Sunny 16 Rule can be dismissed as one of the old relics of the film era. But it is still a valid and useful rule nonetheless, and one that can teach growing photographers about the principles of metering.
So if you haven’t heard about the Sunny 16 Rule or just need to brush up on it again, here’s a quick primer on this classic metering rule.
When Is Your Camera Meter Wrong? (And What To Do About It)
Just how accurate are the different camera metering modes? Can they be fooled? Is a lightmeter better?
We ran a comprehensive test on the different metering modes and a Sekonic L-358 lightmeter to see if there is a big difference.
Metering Explained – Great Article by Engadget
Camera Metering is still one of the biggest difficulties in photography today. Sure, with digital, you can “just look at the back of the camera!” …However while that might work for a hobbyist who takes photos more casually, EVERYONE who aspires to truly master the craft of photography (especially in a professional capacity) should truly master camera metering.