Question about incident light meter

Started Feb 28, 2013 | Discussions thread
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Lawrence Keeney
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Re: Question about incident light meter
In reply to summerdream, Feb 28, 2013

The light meter has to base its reading on some standard, and because it has no idea of what you are photographing, it uses 18% gray as the standard. Depending on what you are photographing, you can then tweak the exposure slightly.

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